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Coast Guard Studies Caruthersville Span Blythevme (Ark.) Courier News - Saturday, May 18, 1MT -. Pigt ThrM A new element has been added to the wrangle over the purposed Mississippi River Bridge at Caruthersville - the U. S. Coast Guard. The nucleus of the contention |g the length of the navigation •pans which are to support the bridge. The Missouri Highway Commission maintains that 800 feet between spans is adequate, while the U.S. Army Corps ef feet. Under Engineers insists on at least 900 the Department of Transportation, a new cabinet- level Federal office which is te go into operation Monday anc which is to be responsible for highways, railroads, river traffic, airlines and all other forms of transportation, the Coasl Guard is to assume the duties of the Corps of Engineers in re- Sheets Hits State Turnpike Motive «rn Arkansas' desire for a turnpike is motivated solely by the desire to keep Oklahoma from siphoning traffic away from Arkansas, state Rep. James Sheets of Siloam Springs told a civic elub here Friday. The bill creating the Arkansas Turnpike Authority was gponsored by western Arkansas legislators, Sheets pointed out, and epposition came primarily from central Arkansas lawmakers. "It evidently does not occur to some people that we are a part of Arkansas," he said. "They feel that if western Ar- kansas or any other outlying area of the state wants to better themselves, central Arkansas is being mistreated. * * * "What they evidently are un aware of is that we are growing as rapidly as other parts of the state and that the need for this road is urgent." The Oklahoma legislature already has approved enabling legislation for & turnpike down its eastern border. The Arkansas Turnpike Authority is conducting preliminary studies to determine where Arkansas should build its toll roads. Daily Record Weather * high— W Overnight low— 64 precipitation previous » hours (to 7 a.m. today) — .75 Precipitation Jan. I to date— 13.99 Sunset today— 7:58 Sunrise tomorrow — 5:58 This Date A Tear Ago Yesterday's high— 77 Overnight low— 55 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date— 19.23 Traffic Accidents W. E. Wells, 65, of 125 West Kentucky, was slightly injured at 5:23 p.m. yesterday when he was involved in an automobile accident with Mary C. Elmore, 20, of 224 Dougan, at the interaction of Main and Seventh Streets. The Elmore woman was charged with hazardous driving. Mrs. Walter Kosenthal, 72, of 1054 Holly, and Elizabeth G. Blackwell, 18, of 1140 Holly, were involved in a minor accident near Holly and Division at 4:45 p.m. yesterday. There were no injuries or charges. North 10th Street near Blytheville High School was the scene cf a minor accident at 8:45 a.m. yesterday involving vehicles operated by Francis M. Anton Sr., 46, of 62 Broadmoor, and Evelyn R. Greenwell, 37, of 1016 Normandy Lane. There were no injuries and the Greenwell woman was ticketed for failing to yield right-of- way. Schools Plan Promotions Sixth-grade promotion exercises have been scheduled for the Robinson and Franklin Elementary Schools next week. The Robinson School will have Its observances Sunday, May 14, beginning at 3 p.m. in the auditorium. About 85 students are to be promoted to the seventh grade. The Franklin School will have Us ceremonies Thursday, May 18, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the auditorium. Some 104 sixth graders are to be promoted. B. G. Howard Services for B. G. Howard, 86, who died Thursday in Memphis, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. W. A. Campbell officiating. The body is to lie in state Sunday and Monday from 3 to 9 p. m. Other arrangements are incomplete. He leaves his wife, Mrs. 0. W. Howard of Blytheville; A daughter, Mrs. Moysef H. Jones Jr. of Memphis; Two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Dupre of Blytheville and Mrs. Mamie Ross of Detroit; And one brother, Rev. S. J. Henry of Rockingham, N, C. Home Funeral Home is in •barge of arrangements. World Deaths MANCHESTER BODDY PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Manchester Boddy, 75, former publisher of ttie now defunct Los Angeles Daily News, died Friday of congestive heart failure. Boddy was associated with the Daily News from 1925 to 1952, first as its editor and general manager, then as editor-publisher. He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic U.S. senatorial nomination from California against Rep. Helen Gahagan Douglas in 1950. MAJ. GEN. ALBERT M. JONES SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Ma]'. Gen. Albert Monmouth Jones, 780, who won the Distinguished Service Cross in ttie defense of Corregidor, died Friday. Jones, taken prisoner by the Japanese, was held in prison camps for 3% years. Jones, a veteran of World War 1 who served 40 years in the Army, went to the Philippines in 1940 as a battalion commander with the 31st Infantry Regiment. He retired in 1952. VERY REV. F. J. CONNELL WASHINGTON (AP) - The Very Rev. Francis J. Connell, dean for religious communities at Catholic University, died Friday of a heart 'attack. Father Connell was a professor of moral theology at the university from 1940 ai 1949 and dean of the university's school of theology from 1949 to 1958. He was born in Boston. ARS Sets Schedule The counselors for the Arkansas Rehabilitation Service in Mississippi County, James L. Beard and Don Carter, have announced the following schedule of visits for May: Beard will be at the Luxera City Hall from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on May 8, 15, 22 and 29. He will be at the Manila Health Unit from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on May 11 and 18 and also at the Leachville Neighborhood Service Center from 1 to 3:30 p.m. these same two days. Carter will be at the Welfare Office in Osceola from 9:30 a.m. until noon on May 11,18 and 25. LOST!! Lost — from 620 Pecan Street Thursday night. Two silky terriers. Silver with tan markings. Phone PO 3-1337. REWARD!! gard to bridges across navigable inland waterways. The Missouri plans and the Corps' recommendations reached the Coast Guard office May 4, and officials say a decision is expected within the month. The Coast Guard is reported to be sympathetic with the Missouri position. Moreover, the Bureau of Public Roads, another branch of the Department of Transportation, is said to have taken a firm stand in support of the Missouri plans. The dispute has stalled progress on the bridge for several months. However, both Federal and state agencies insist that a solution will be reached and that ultimate approval is not in danger. Supporters of the bridge insist that it will not impede river traffic any more than does the Memphis-Arkansas Bridge. In addition to studying the plans and recommendations submitted the Coast Guard Is said to be conducting a study of its own. Mission Plans Song Service A tpecial musical program has been planned for tonight at Mississippi County Union Mission. Don Owen will be leader ol the service, which begins at 7:30. Various vocal groups will be present and a choir will be organized. This choir will be used later in making a recording. Volunteers will be accepted for the choir at tonight's meeting. The service will be open to the public. POPE (Continued from Page One) to the war only glancingly while emphasizing peace throughout the world. The only reference to Vietnam came when he said in the sermon that "the earth of mankind still bursts with tremendous continuous conflicts." The Pope deplored the stockpiling of arms and said the situation of mankind "has not progressed morally as much as it has scientifically and technically." ; "Moreover,. a great part of humanity is still in a state of need and of hunger, while it has been awakened to the disturbing consciousness of its own need and well being which surrounds it," he said. "Therefore, we say the world is in danger. "For this reason we have come to the feet of the Queen of Peace to ask her for the gift, which only God can give, of peace." Song Group At Armorel Mississippi County Singing Convention meets tomorrow at Armorel Baptist Church. Several local gospel groups, plus one from Memphis are expected. The meeting begins at 2 p.m. and will last two hours. It is non-denominational and open to the public. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that I, William Berryman, Sheriff of Mississippi County, Arkansas, will, on the 26th day of May, 1967 between the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon and three o'clock in the afternoon of said date offer for sale, at public outcry, to highest bidder, for ready money as provided by Section 30419 of Arkansas Statutes, Annotated, the following property which is situated in the Chickasawba District of Missis- sp'pi County, Arkansas: A part of the northeast quar- er of the southeast quarter of Secton Twenty-three (23), Township Fourteen (14) North, Range Eight (8) east of the fifth principal meridian, which is described as follows: Commencing at the northeast corner of the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of said Section 23 and running thence west to a point which is 192 feet west of the midway point between the northeast corner and the northwest corner of said quarter-section, which is hereby taken as a point of beginning for this description; thence continuing west 209 feet; thence south 209 feet; thence east 209 feet; thence north 209 feet to the point which was taken as a point of beginning for this description. This sale will be made by virtue of a levy made by me under an execution issued out of the Circuit Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, on the 27th day of March, 1967, upon a judgment rendered in said court in favor of Sunflower Stores, Inc., a corporation, against O. D. Brewer and Maliie Ballentine Brewer, his wife, said execution being issued in favor of said Sunflower Stores, Inc. Dated this 3rd day of May, 1967. WILLIAM BERRYMAN, SHERIFF By H. R. AIKEN, Deputy Marcus Evrard Title Insurance Building 118 West Walnut Street Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney for Plaintiffs. 5-8, 13 Saturday SPECIALS! OPEN ALL NITE SATURDAY HAMBURGER STEAKS Reg. S1.35 750 T-BONE STEAK $-100 Reg. ?2.00 I Served With French Fries & Salad Steak Sandwich . 350 M&R Brackiii's Cafe 123 So. 3rd St. (Railroad Street) 3 DAYS ONLY 25% OFF On Our Fabulous Selection Of Stock Drapery Fabrics —Choose From— Antique Satin, Cottons, Linens, Sheers, Casements. (In Prints & Solids with a wide range of colors.) (Good through May 13th) INTERIORS Ph. PO 3-9481 Plaza Shopping Center PRESCRIPTIONS Ph. CO .'!-1.1(17 \VM.(;jJKKN -cf \».i:\ry i IM;i7H Shopping C'cnlcr WLW1O Sunday afternoon 1:00 REPERTORY THEATRE Don Juan in Hell, the third act of George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman is performed by Memphian Ellis Raab's APA Phoenix Repera- tory Theatre. The author's crackling wit charges in this debate on manners, morals and marriage. 2:00 THE WRITERS WORLD Why Is the Short Story Necessary? Is discussed by authors John Cheever, Shirley Hazzard, Harry Mark Petrakis and Elizabeth Janeway. Sec- end in a series of programs conducted by the New School for Social Research and The Authors Guild, Inc. 3:00 N.E.T. PLAYHOUSE .... Past Intruding. This psychological drama has a deep message about war, its burdens and aftermath. The plot concerns a psychiatrist who, in the course of treating a patient, has his own memory of a past war experience restored. 4:00 SUNDAY SHOWCASE The Beggar's Opera. Set in the harsh reality of London's Newgate prison in the 18th Century, this is the story of a group of inmates who improvise their version of a lusty, satirical ballad opera based on their own lives. * * * Monday afternoon 2:45 SOCIAL SECURITY IN ACTION Discussion. Federal benefits and the elder citizen. 3:00 WONDERFUL WORLD OP BROTHER BUZZ The Grand National. A visit to a livestock exhibition leads to an adventure. 3:30 THE BIG PICTURE Weekly Report. The U. S. Army In action around the world. 4:00 WHAT'S NEW The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The first episode tells the story of Aunt Polly's fence. 4:30 WHITE TRAf Travel. Skiing in Alberta's high country. 4:45 YOUR SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOLS Fine Arts Program. Mrs. Katherine Stanton, Director of Public Relations, moderates. 5:00 CONVERSATIONS WITH ARNOLD TOYNBEE Historian reflects on vital issues of the day. SS '66 Benefits Were $4,471,392 A total of $4,471,392 in Social Security benefits was paid in the county in 1966, an increase of 9.2 percent over the previous year. According to Dan Dennis, officer-in-charge of the Blytheville Social Security Office, at the close of 1966, there were 7,605 persons in the county receiving jenefits, for a monthly total of $372,616. Of Ihese recipients, 4,980 were retired workers, spouses of retired workers or surviving widows or dependent jarents of wokers. At the end of 1966, there were 1,773 widows and dependent menls amounting to $61,654 monthly. There were also 852 disabled workers and dependents at that time, receiving benefits totalling $34,574 monthly. Ahh! Reciprocity RENTON, Wash. (AP) Renton High School students thought something should be done for persons who continue to pay taxes to support schools although they no longer are served directly by the schools. So the students suggested formation of a gold card club for senior , citizens. The school board went along. Now all women in the district will be given a card at age 62 and men at 65. It will admit them free to'all high school events from athletic contests to plays and concerts. Arkansas News Briefs WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Department of Education has approved a $300,482 grant to Arkansas College at Batesville for construction of a $911,450 physical education building, Sen. J. William' Fulbright, D- Ark., announced Thursday. SEATTLE (AP) - Wade C. Smith, 40, of McGehee, Ark., a Naval Reserve lieutenant on temporary duty at the Naval Air Station in Seattle, was killed here Thursday night in a head- on automobile 'collision. JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — John M. Erwin of Mountain Home and Carole Wilson of Pocahontas received the R. E. Lee Wilson awards — Arkansas State University's highest graduation honors — during the school's 33rd annual Honors Day program here Friday. The awards are based on scholarship and leadership. LITTLE ROCK (AP)-Deputy Sheriff Carl Stobaugh, dismissed last March as Conway County welfare director on grounds that he couldn't hold two county offices, will appear before the Merit System Council here Monday to appeal his dismissal by former state Welfare Comissioner A. J. (Red) NOT EVERY SKUNK gets a crack at a movie role but Columbine, Doris Day's pet in "The Epic of Josie" is an important part of the action. Here, Doris is "introducing" Columbine to her ranch hand, Peter Graves, who teems to be taking a dim view of the whole thing. Moss, LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Monday is the deadline for filing 1966 Arkansas income tax re- Sums, and only those postmarked by midnight Monday will be regarded as In compliance with the law, state Revenue Commissioner B. Bryan iarey warned Friday. HIM flerrlcff By FUNERAL HOME DIGNIIT The New COMET gets the job done odds to the FUN! Simplified Design, all steel construction and careful manufacture assure complete ease of handling with minimum maintenance costs. S to 8 HP engines. Hows up to 1.9 acres an iiour; climbs 45% grades. With implements will haul, move snow, aerate, etc. A superb riding mower made by the famous Snapper folks. : Gentry's Garage 517 W. ASH ST. Ph. PO M2M Jim gets sound advice from a pro The man from the paper 7 is a teacher for boys in a class by themselves Your newspaperboy manages a business of his own. And that's why having a newspaper route can be so important to a. boy. He earns his own money on the route, and he learns the basics of doing business. He buys his papers from us, he sells them to you. He is salesman, deliveryman, collector, and bookkeeper. Yet while he has a business of his own, he is not entirely "on his own", line man from the paper is there— « Ms comer with friendly counsel and guidance. He knows boys and he makes his career working with boys. He also knows business methods—the ways in which a boy can make a success on his route. These he passes on to the boy. He is a teacher and the class he conducts is for boys "in a class by themselves". If you think it would be worthwhile for your son to acquire the valuable lessons that come with newspaper route management, phone or write na today— Blytheville Courier News

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