The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1967 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 27, 1967
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p,ge Ten - - Blvthevllle (Ark.) Courier Kew - teturday, May ». Mff ;e Ten • • Biytnevuie tmiw vumre. ........ — „,— , -•• ___ Juda Graduation Has 'Deep Scars of Sorrow mi.-.. fnnnH IhP Other €101 By JAMES R. POLK JUDA, Wis. (AP) - Stiff and solemn in blue gowns, the survivors of Juda High School's senior class lined up for the baccalaureate march. The first 16 were boys. "You never can forget," said Donna Lelir, the class secretary. "H keeps coming back. Like Baccalaureate. We marched through the door and you see all the boys. Just boys. Then the girls in a small group. "There's just you and six others. "It's still hard to believe. It all seems so farfetched." The other nine girls in the senior class died in an inferno of turning fuel when a jet airliner crashed behind a motel in a suburb of New Orleans. They | months. I parents of each victim. senior trip. This is graduation week at Juda and strangely, at first, you i see no evidence of grief. "People aren't flying any 'black flags or anything," says 'Paul Matzke, the postmaster. •But it has taken its toll." The scars of sorrow run deep among the 300 persons who inhabit this hilltop hamlet. They show themselves in small and subtle ways. erly's cat, the one with 23 toes, still prowls restlessly through the house at night. Seventeen of Hie seniors sit in classroom and talk to a stranger about themselves. Dan Leaver, the class valedictorian, says, "We were a close-knit group and this has made us closer. We are all friends and we try not to let it show where it hurts." The seniors will graduate to- waking up each morning at one minute before five. A mother stands in the dust near a barn and uses words like "is" and "does" as she talks of a daughter now dead nearly two — . ... school gymnasium, memorial services were held for the nine girls on a rainy Sunday " in April. There will be diplomas for the of Harry Smith, mother of one the girls. "It's pretty tough. I tell you. We all go to these things and we cry." "It's like a funeral," said senior Ron Gruenberg. "You may not think about it all the time and maybe you will tell a ; afterwards and laugh a bit, it's still in your mind." More For days after the March accident, whenever the school band marched outside to practice in the spring warmth, Mrs. Smith would be gone from the yellow brick house on Main Street. Her daughter Nelva, 17, had been a baton twirler with the band. joke but 30 DEAR ABBY: My problem Is my mother whom I haven't seen for 21 years. I was 9 and my brother was 4 when she gave us away to a neighbor to bring up. I am now happily married and have two small children. Out of the blue my mother wrote saying she wants to visit me and see her grandchildren. I wrote back making her welcome. Now large boxes and crates have begun arriving here, addressed to my mother. My husband says it looks to him like she is planning to live with us. He says the day she arrives he will tell her she can stay for one month and that is the limit. Abby, I feel sorry for her as she has had a rough life Wo determine your forecast, nut* paragraph opposite dates whicb Include your birtu date. SUNDAY GENERAL TENDENCIES: A Sunday when you can bring to light your most humanitarian traits and you can be most helpful to all others as well as see the best manner in which you can enhance your own talents and capabilities so they can be brought to the attention of all others in a most ingenious and uptodate fashion. Zoom forward ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) You must show good friends that you will join in some interesting idea, project willingly and combine efforts intelligently. Make new acquaintances as well. These can prove to be most worthwhile in your ^ — 1PI1 GD ' ii > m#Mj. igail Van Boren > Plans eed Clarifying em n't .nd she to )ily all ler /is- hil- mg ox- army it an- ays rill tne. ler ife. Altho she hasn't been much of a mother, she has paid for her mistakes, and if I can make the rest of her life a little happier, I want to do all I can. She is only 47 years old. I can't blame my husband, but it's my house, too. What should I do? TORN DEAR TORN: Don't make any judgments or decisions until your mother arrives. I do believe, however, if her presence creates any problems between your husband and you, you owe your husband more than the "mother" you describe. (P.S. 1 don't know who raised you, dear lady, but somewhere along the way you acquired an admir- • ological *. k- YPCfli f £ * t C/i^i/l'JI' IROU. RIGHTEK ^^. ~- iut» tivNautlit BynfllcAtc. uo. licll S: brinj3 arian helps see i you ilents VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) 1 *t, t Ml Vmlrt vnil lilt OH 3. PlSn Ulal Will Help jUU to accomplish more than has been possible in the recent past, and will please those around you. Take treatments that will ciably. Be sensible in your habits. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) You require interests right now able character, showing understanding and compassion. DEAR ABBY: First let me explain that mine is not a "have to" wedding. Clyde (fake name), and I have been engaged since last Christmas. The problem is, I think I am pregnant, and my wedding is 4 months off. I know I shouldn't wear a white gown and veil, but I already bought mine and if I can get into it I plan to wear it. I haven't told anybody except Clyde, but I may have to tell my mother because I feel rotten in the morning and she may guess the reason. If I am pregnant, would it be 0. K. to go ahead and have a big church wedding like I planned? We would tell people late that the baby was premature. Please rush your answer to me as I am nervous and c»n- fused. CLYDE'S BRIDE DEAR BRIDE: Under the circumstances, I would suggest you have a simple wedding — and soon! Don't count on fooling anyone who can count to nine. Least of all the clergyman who will officiate at your wedding and will be called upon shortly thereafter to baptize the baby. DEAR ABBY: A woman was "shocked." She had received an invitation to a cock- ind, J/hfin you csn DC out wim ne to whom you are attached mantically. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN ODAY ... he, or she, will be a clever youngster who is very much alert t» whatever is hap- jening around him, or her and Will be a joy to the parents, if 'ou understand early that your irogeny requires many play- nates around, especially those who are interested in d o i n £ whatever is pretty much alonj lumanitarian lines. MONDAY GENERAL TENDENCIES: The midday has a considerable amount of confusion and you would be wise to sidestep any lind of problem that concerns money or emotional matters tail party from "The eld Mrs. John Doe" in honor of "The new Mrs. John Doe." Well, I wonder what she would have thought of me. My ex-husband and his new wife lived with my new husband and me for four months because they were broke. Next Saturday I am giving a baby shower for my ex-husband's bride. She is due in 2 weeks. We get along very well — all four of us. I just wanted you to know that "good sports" like us are not as rare as you may think. "GOOD SPORT" IN BERKELEY DEAR ABBY: What's so "sporting" about a divorcee giving a party to introduce her ex-husband's new wife? I am a divorced man, and for years I have been looking for some nice guy who will marry my ex-wife. Believe me, if I ever find one I will throw a party for the two-of them the likes of which this town has never seen. Sign me, "Another good sport in Beverly Hills," or .•• • SICK OF J&IMONY Troubled? Write "to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal. 90069. For a personal reply, enclose a stamped, self - addressed envelope. For Abby's booklet, "H o w te Have a Lovely Wedding," send $1 to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal. 90069. ners' aims are. Then you coordinate efforts more intelligently. VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) You have pleasant work before you, so stop dashing out on sprees that are unimportant. Evening is then a fine time for accepting some fascinating social invitation. Dress in excellent fashion. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) You can have an excellent time today but it is not necessary to be so extravagant. Find thai ideal place where you can best express yourself and have happiness, real happiness. Be a bit silly if you like, should you be a lady, it adds to the fun. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Listen to what kin has to suggest and follow ideas, since you are not apt to be so good Strive to increase their happi- TIPSR Increase sernrit.v and don' Seven girls were in the band. 1 nine were on the school ewspaper staff, and from its ages, fragments of vignettes lisner of the past. "Nelva, what's keeping you om writing that letter to Mike ? Does college keep him too usy?" There was once a summer ay and Nelva was Juda's dairy ueen, helping serve cheese at e Green County Fair. Mike as a boy from Shullsburg, who alked up to the booth. He went f that fall to begin his college tidies at Platteville, but be nd Nelva wrote every week. Joyce Kaderly, 17, and her oy friend had a secret, a wed- ng date in July. He was a airy farmer, out of school or wo years. * * * "I was going through some of er things this morning and I und the jewelry store ad she ad clipped, for diamond ngs," said her mother, Mrs. dward Kaderly, twisting a ng on her finger. It was oyce's class ring. Nancy Siegentahler was a omecoming princess. It was ctober and a bonfire blazed, rode in a white convertible, an Leaver passed for one uchdown, ran or another. uda beat New Glarus 20-14. 'he seniors danced until mid- ight. "I'm so lucky," Nancy wrote nee in an English essay. Of the nine girls, only Nancy nswered, "No," when the :hool newspaper asked seniors they were anxious to gradu- te. Janice Siedschlag, 17, was nxious. She had so many plans, he had worked as a nurse's ide the past summer. She bought she might become a nrse or a teacher, or perhaps an airline stewardess. "She was almost too good, er father said on the day she led. "She pulled more ttian her air share of the work. Only one hild like that comes along in a amily. I almost wanted to hold that give you surcease frorr worry and sorrow, so out to jus 1 that. Elevate your conscious ness to what is most worth while. Study in P.M. how bes to put some special gift t< work in days ahead. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21 Find some fascinating way ti show those who dwell with yoi that you are indeed devoted An especially fine meal wouli scheme of things late- on. I be a good starter. Pick up som TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) Getting out to see some high- erup socially and talking over how to blend your efforts more wisely in the future brings excellent results. Study more modern methods during your spare time. Do not waste time that is valuable. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Make it a point to be with persons who are very lofty in their thinking and who have excellent ideas for your advancement in the days ahead. Learn to think really big. You are capable «f doing far greater things. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Your intuition will tell you if you are channeling your energies in the right direction and you know just what to do to get ahead much faster. Be very devoted with loved one. Stop acting in such a diffident manner. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Get together with fascinating people and cement better relations. Many situations break into; the open showing you what your true position is with others. Others will appreciate your fine personality and clever Ideas. gift when you are out to ser vices that your mate woul appreciate. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 t Dec. 21) A good day to mak those visits you have been con templating, so get an earl start and plan the future mor wisely hererby. Get out corn spondence tonight. State you ideas explicitly. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan 20) You can achieve an abun dance if you elevate your coi sciousness to the source of a fluence. Plan how you are goin to use new appliances, put you finest ideas to work. Be mor cognizant of what is truly mot ern. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Fe 19) You can do those unpredic able, unusual things now fo which you are noted, since th could be your method for at vancement right now. You ar dynamic and charming; the sky is the limit now. Be in rigl circles. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20 Seek the information you neei and don't forget the media of the newspaper for ideas as well. Gel all details clear in your satisfactory. However, the later afternoon and evening are splendid for business, for social and general prosperity and rapularity. Expand. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) Try not to fluff out of any responsibilities you may have during the day and you later have excellent conditions arising for you. Find some new system tat gives your friends a chance be concerned about the socia this could be very disappoint ing. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 t Dec. 21) Stop fretting abou the unavoidable and c a r r j through with obligations in ,thi business world, if that is wher your career lies. Don't attac 1 that log in the path of you progress; skirt around it. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan ve -- - . ta co-operate with you more. Be'20) You have some ideas yo are very sure of, but it is no TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) A partner does not comprehend your motives and kin are not very helpful until a higher- up does some tall explaining. A good friend comes la your defense without hesitation. Then all works out to your advantage. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Forget those dull drudgeries and concentrate on whatever interests bring you greater profit and pleasure. Use your cleverness t« impress a new acquaintance. He, or she, can be invaluable help to you in the future. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Buy some thoughtful gift for one you like instead of squandering your money on foolish pleasure. Bring delight. Making sure that you handle all responsibilities wisely is important, alsa. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Those at home can give you a good deal of trouble, but acquiesce to their demands. In the evening associates make everything more pleasant for you. Understand better what part- feasible to use them at thi time. Get into monetary ma ters instead for finest benefits Begin the week properly by be ter budgeting. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb 19) Dwell on personal matter and recreation mostly toda; since business matters cort be very disappointing. Stop fre ting so because you are not ge ting the public recognition yo desire. This is not the rigl time. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20 Find the ideal method that wi gain you the favor of one yo like, but later do not jump im some ill-laid plant that could b very hazardous. Be more sati fied with present arrangement IF YOUR CHILD IS BOR TODAY ... he, or she, will b peo cellent. But you'must teach early to be most careful in dea ing with higher-ups, governmen officials, et al, and with friend in similar circles. Don't b afraid to give your progeny chance to tackle hard problem This is a challenge. one of the truly gregarious pie in the world, which is been registered in the room where the burning fuel hit with greatest impact. Only one girl was in the room at the time. It was the seniors' last night in New Orleans and they would have gone on to Bi„ loxi, Miss., the next day. Linda Janice, like her cunsin, Nel- Moe went to the room early to her back." Janice wrote in a psychology essay: "No, I can't say I'm a definite overreacher or underachiever. No, I'm not in a rut. I have so many things to do that I don't have time to get in a rut." set her hair. The plane was on a training va, was thinking of attending vocational school in Madison. Nelva wanted to be a bookkeeper. Nancy Siegentahler planned to enter the same school, to become a secretary. College would, last four years, vocational motel. school only two. It wouldn't in- 1 , Only one body was; found at terfere if the right boy came j first. Then, at 4:30 a.m., tire- along !men began the search through Dark-haired, attractive Linda I the rooms : Moe, 18, wanted to be a secre-' tary at the statehouse in Madison. Notice that she had passed the Civil Service test arrived at the two-story frame home on Maine Street the day of her death. At the Kaderly home east of Juda, a yellow and white torn cat named "Panther" after the school's nickname, sat in the doorway and mewed for two nights after Joyce Kaderly died. Joyce was proud of "Panther." He has 23 toes, six on each front paw and on one back foot. Joyce loved animals. She had broken three horses for riding, and even as a child she could call the cows by name. . Ed Kaderly, a farmer who has run twice for state senator, is building a new house atop a hill up the road. It looks for miles over the green fertility of southern Wisconsin. Joyce was eager to have a graduation party and housewarming at the same time. Now few seniors are anxious for graduation night. It will be a night of stiffness and tension, of frustration and regret. "It seems whenever we take a big step in our life, like graduation, we should all be happy," said Betty Zweifel. "This ruins it." They found the other eight girls at one minute until five. Principal Kalk's wife tells him he churns and shouts in his sleep for that half hour every night He was standing outside the motel and saw the plane hurtle to the ground. "I stayed at a motel on a trip last Saturday for the first time since then" said Kalk. I couldn't sleep. I got up and checked the doors, the windows flight. As it approached the New checked *e doors wmuu w , Orleans airport, it fell short, the fire escape. The re was no skidded and exploded behind the reason for it. But ^couwn sleep until about 6 a.m. "You don't forget," said Donna Lehr "You can never forget. But things go on. You have to "It's going to be sad," said Janice Matzke one of the truly fortunate survivors. She had HIS NAME ISN'T DUMBO, but he's a flying elephant just the same. Thirsty after a tonsa&tto*?™* ^ Oslo, Norway, this baby pachyderm is bottle-fed by its owner, circus director Arnardo. "IS IT TRUE NEWSPAPER BOYS GET HIGHER MARKS?" It's a proven fact. And it's easy to understand. Newspaperboys are a dependable group, they have the discipline to study at the proper time. When a boy takes charge of a newspaper route he's going into business for himself. He learns to budget his time; he learns how to handle money and to do a bit of bookkeeping. And he gains the self-confidence that acmes through te- sponsibility. And with an independent income.of his own, a newspaperboy can start saving for the things he'U want in the not-too- distant future. If you're 12 or over and you'd like the experience of handling o newspaper route, just fill out this coupon. There's no obligation but we can let you know if there s o route available in your general area. r — I NAME I ..AGE.. ADDRESS ... TELEPHONE I I I Blytheville Courier News

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