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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - October 29, 1964, Blytheville, Arkansas BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL 188 BLYTHEVILLE ARKANSAS THURSDAY OCTOBER 29 1954 18 PAGES FIVE CENTS SeMo Attacks Poverty Problem County is taking dead aim on one of the prime problems of the large families and unwanted babies Business leaders and cians have joined in launching t family planning program which will be administered through the Pemiscot County Health Department Hayti businessmen Jim Ray C W Reed III instigated the family planning effort Within 30 days the family planning project will be in op- according to Public Health Administrator John S Duncan of Hayti and Reed introduced the plan to the County Health Board on Oct 5 and it was presented to the Medical ty for approval on Oct 22 Several years ago the idea of a birth control clinic in County was considered controversial However since ifiP presentation to the board the Family Planning Program has been approved by all civic clubs and many churches Ray and Reed circulated a petition among county residents to determine public acceptance of As a result the medical society learned this type of family planning gram was widely accepted in the county Duncan said he believes eral other Missouri counties will follow Pemiscot in adopting the program within the next few The plan calls for two clinics in Pemiscot County Each will be able to take only ten women a month Most of the clinics will involve education They will he shown films con- birth control and will have conferences with nurses and doctors The oral contra- method has been ted by the doctors and the ical society These pills will be issued to the women for per month If it's impossible for the en to pay the pills will be free The cost of the clinics will de- pend on the number of people attending Doctors are hoping as more women enter the gram health unit funds will increase At stated Duncan no doctors have been ed to the pro gram but all have accepted it and are working to complete planning of the ject as soon as possible He said it is probable doctors will work in the clinic on a basis Members of the board will visit a clinic in Dyersburg Tenn within the next few weeks to observe and receive a general idea of how the clinic i there is conducted New Invasion By Indonesians Aussie Troops Aid Malaysia By TONY ESCODA i of guerrillas landed before dawn KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia on the southwest coast between j AP A new Indonesian Malacca and Muar j sion of the Malaysian mainland was reported today but Home Minister Ismail Bin government radio said one of i Abdul Rahman Malaysia's top he two groups of guerrillas that internal security official made anded had been virtually wiped a flying tour of the out i Muar area and told newsmen The broadcast said at least 10 that Malaysian forces had the of the raiders had been situation well in hand following clashes We have encountered a large Malaysian forces Australian j number of the he and New Zealand troops also said and the battle between joined in the hunt for the progress We have every reason Minister Abdul to be successful man announced five Unofficial reports said the Duncan heads new public health Courier News Photo Sane Parade Conduct Sought Blytheville High School kicks eff homecoming festivities morrow afternoon with a town parade and Mayor Jimmie Edwards is hopeful the shooter and BB pistol incidents will be a thing of the past In the National Cotton Ing Contest parade early in tober young spectators pelted persons in the parade with siles launched from peat ers and BB pistols I'd like to appeal to three elements in the Edwards said First I'd like to ask the chants to refrain from selling those pea shooters Second I'd like to ask the young instance those boys who worked in our Youth Corps program this use their influence to discourage this behavior And then I'd like parents to take away from their children any of these items which could he damaging to one of their j low students U.S To Reply To Cambodians WASHINGTON AP replies are being prepared for Cambodia's diplo- matic protests over its border incidents with South Viet Nam according to a State ment spokesman Press officer Robert J Closkey emphasized Wednesday that the United States is not contemplating any military responses The incidents occurred when Vietnamese forces supported by U.S aircraft and ground forces aided by U.S military advisers pursued Communist Viet Cong guerrillas to the Cambodian Get Out Vote Film to be Shown Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce will present a short movie tonight in conjunction with its Get out the Vote Campaign The film Your Vote and will be shown p.m in the Jaycee Hut on N ond Ed Allison chairman said the film is non partisan It covers election procedures i n Arkansas and the election cess in general The public is in- landing force was believed number about 60 men It was the third reported sion of the Malaysian mainland j by forces Indonesia whose President Sukarno has Vowed to crush the British backed sian federation of Malaya I Sarawak and Sabah I I Rahman said the invaders j crossed the narrow Strait of I Malacca from Indonesian atra and members of the them and security forces is in I lante corps patrolling the Johore Slate coastal I der region sounded the alarm t I Police and soldiers ately sealed off area ting all traffic from the main coastal highway New Zealand troops based in Malacca also moved in against the guerrillas The region was placed under 24-hour curfew The reported landing site is 70 miles northwest of Johore's Pontian region where 108 Indo- n e s i a guerrillas slipped ashore in three groups last Aug 17 to open up a second front in Indonesia's undeclared jungle war against Malaysia The Pontian landings were by a parachute landing by 96 Indonesian led ers into the inland Labis area of Johore on Sept 2 On Tuesday the government announced it had broken the of the and Labis guerrilla campaigns At last report six of Labis invaders were believed still at large and 118 members of the Pontian j sion group were being sought I At least 47 guerrillas have been killed and 133 captured in combined operations by British Gurkha troops and New Zealand infantrymen working with lavan defenders Debate Over Prices Is Rekindled U.S Warns Rhodesia ns WASHINGTON AP United States has supported the British government's opposition to a move toward independence by Southern Rhodesia's white government A statement issued ASC Invites Nominations Nominations for Community Committeemen will be ed by Mississippi County day by the State Department office through Nov 10 it Rhodesians of serious announced consequences which would be Candidates may be Ml Rhodesia should their ed by petitions signed by six government continue to follow or more eligible voters in a Present course and ex- The petitions must the U.S government's the ASC office by Nov 10 mounting concern at the After the slate of nominees is situation completed ballots will be pre- eligible voter March of Dimes Head Named Dr D E Newberry has been named chairman of the sippi County chapter of the 1965 March of Dimes John Pearson state representative of the tional Foundation announced day The traditional fund drive be- gins Jan 2 and ends Jan 31 Birth defects kill and ple more American children than any other human he said The March of Dimes is leading the f i g h t j against birth defects because it believes the people are ready to join an all out campaign against i this tragic waste of human life I During the past six years portant advances have made in the fight against birth i defects according to Newberry Barnes Lardydell 1017 Myrtle MS injured slightly when a bean combine be was pulling down a grade at Frisco Railroad crossing on E and climbed the back of fte tractor he was driving Police said the combine was guided by Paul Under- wood Tomato who reported the MI the combine went out pinned to the tank of the tractor was taken to where he was m injured lei Both Earlier this week British Prime Minister Harold Wilson told Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith that a unilateral dec- of independence would mean Rhodesia's expulsion from the British wealth Scouts to Hunt With low Explorer Scouts of Mississippi County will attempt to bag deer with bows and arrows this end They'll be the of eral area hunters at their lodges in the Hardy area The Explorers will hunt all day Saturday and Sunday Be- tween 10 and are ex- to make the trip Reservations are being taken by Bob and Id Goeti fa Missionary Held By Rebs LEOPOLDVILLE the Congo AP An American ry has been captured by Com- rebels and is awaiting trial by a military tribunal a rebel broadcast says The missionary Dr Paul Carlson 36 of Rolling Hills Calif has been in the Congo 14 months Rebel warriors cap- tured him Sept 20 at Yakoma on the northern frontier ing to a communique issued by claimed president of the lese People's Republic in The rebels claimed Carlson was a major in the U.S armed forces but U.S Embassy say his only military rience was a two-year hitch in the Navy Carlson's wife and two dren fled to the neighboring Central African Republic with other missionaries during the rebel offensive last month AP Business News Writer NEW YORK AP hem Steel Corp got ready today to toss its latest profit figures into the rekindled debate over steel prices Following custom the second largest steel producer planned to report third quarter and month results at the close of the New York Stock Exchange The steel price argument revived on new word that dent Johnson would take a skep tical view of any major steel price rise That word was con- a prime factor in i stock market dip Wednesday Actually the President saic Aug 8 when price rise talk was in the air that he would look upon any markup with very serious concern and urged steel executives to act bly But the subject is touchy fraught with memories of the President John F steel industry controversy of April 1962 At that time the industry rescinded a price in- crease after Kennedy objected strongly In Los Angeles President Johnson was said to have ured that steel i r about 20 per cent and Republican Leading steel executives have headquarters here are contended that despite a good making hundreds of calls to uncommitted voters in ar Crippling Strike Threatens Ford By A F MAHAN cord was reached Oct 5 the i UAW made return to work con- DETROIT AP Ford L t wrapping up au tor Co was threatened today j agreements Last with a crippling strike just as j Sunday it told GM with at- General Motors Corp got its ant to back assembly plant going again alter a III day nationwide AND workers at cratic and Republican party headquarters are busy ihis week canvassing voters Mrs J B Cunningham left talks over the reasons why the person on end of the line should vote Democrat while Mrs Nelson explains the GOP record Both camps are urging a full turn out of voters Tuesday Courier News Photo Political Groups Keep Phones Busy The telephone is an political tool in Blytheville voting records of Johnson and Goldwater on everything from defense to programs out by the United Auto Workers Union Not all have been able to do so because some operate sembly plants where companion The UAW set a strike deadline bod plants are down Wednesday of Nov 6 for i j bargaining units at Ford i its bargaining units which lack at the plant working or vice versa At the peak more than agreements to supplement the of rated proauction newly negotiated national contract Ford UAW Ford figures that 23 of its 90 UAW bargaining units lack such agreements Strikes by them would involve among others nine Ford assembly plants andj three key stamping plants General Motors still is bled by similar local level stop pages The UAW called off a national strike against GM last Sunday but authorized units without at the plant agreements to remain until local issues are re- solved Of GM's 130 UAW bargaining units 28 lacked force were idle Ford which employs 165.000 and reached a national contract ahead of a strike deadline Sept 18 was left in operation while local level negotiations American Shares Prize STOCKHOLM AP Two Russians and an American were awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize for physics jointly today for agreements contributions to maser Ihen Twenty-one still do and 18 light beam They are Professors of 23 assembly plants still are Nikolay Basov and Aleksander shut Prochorov of Moscow and Charles Hard Townes of the In striking CM Sept 25 the Massachusetts Institute of UAW permitted members i ing in plants that sell parts Townes 49 and a native of Chrysler Corp and to stay i Greenville will receive J B Cunningham who Is on the job thus keeping GM's half of the prize for his the i heading the Democratic chief competitors in operation i research on the maser beam uncommitted voters in an i said so many people had fort to win them over to their asked for materials this week side of the ballot Using skeleton staffs both the be ordered that a larger supply man had to The office is open all day Records are played ly over a public address Young Democrats for bus and the Tourist In HOBART Australia AP The antarctic's potential as a tourist resort has been over- looked according to Dr Phillip Law director of the Foreign Ministry's Antarctic Division Law said in a lecture today that establishment of air routes possibly in the next 10 years could lead lo development of tourist ties on the icy continent Sound the main American base in the antarctic offers many attractions and a rite for I mart Uw Mi tem The first day probably 15 an hour dropped in ers which opened Monday is mailing pamphlets giving the upturn in earnings this year from previously depressed els the rate of return on ed capital still lags well below the average of all ing industries The remedy they say Is a feller camps continue to pass price rise probably on selected out literature while making big tonnage finished stel telephone calls products like sheets strip and plates Labor contracts between the steel companies and the United Steelworkers of America next June Wage negotiations can begin Jan 1 Johnson reportedly is keeping in close touch with preliminary moves toward contract changes which could have an important j of Commerce said today the use others wno effect on prices I of the organization's name in a he Republican Four of the industry's Big political was dates know hey can get Eight companies reported out its permission When national contract JCs Protest Use of Name Now as many as two to three an hour are coming in At Goldwater Rockefeller Maser is the short name for molecular amplification by j stimulated emission of radiation I from radio waves to light j Basov 42 and Prochorov 48 will share the other half of the prize They are members of the Sheriff Candidate J T I Lebedev Institute for Physics of ris yesterday asked the United j Soviet Academy of Science States Attorney General to send I The Nobel Committee of the federal agents to R o y a 1 Swedish Academy of Science which chooses the cited the Harris Asks Federal Help pi County Tuesday Harris said he would request sics winner federal agents at the trio for basic re- volunteers have j chine controlled boxes search within quantum been maintaining a telephone i Asked which boxes those i ics which has led to production survey distributing Republican would be Harris replied I'll of oscillators and amplifiers j literature selling GOP jewelry and Gold Water About 30 women and some be glad to tell them boxes which according to principle the Blytheville Junior Chamber men telephone can record high first nine and nearly all sizeable produc ers reported gains a ride to the polls or have their earnings for tne The board of directors taken care of months of the the following statement to Sam ing an placed in the Courier News by J T The industry giant U.S Steel 1 ris Republican candidate f o r Corp seemed headed for a lackluster earnings year along side the boom results of sheriff The Blytheville Junior the I her of Commerce stales that the use of our name in the political ad in the Blytheville Courier POLITICAL ADS ARE DUE EARLY Here's a reminder for Larimore a GOP campaigner Practically all our ture has been he said We mailed the last tion of the WR Campaigner to everyone in the county The most useful item in both camps however is the tele- News on Tuesday was m a dI e hone area without the permission of the dents can calls from board of directors of the local camps right up to the day Junior Chamber of the election and maybe a The Jaycees do not engage j fcw during election in politics as a group This is j day ftf cal on deadlines for advertising In the Courier Political advertising must be hi the newspaper office on tne apologies U S and Arkansas state In regard to morning prior to the day it is to appear For ads to appear on Monday advertising must be in this of- fice no later than on Saturday from the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce concerning the celled debate and received same before the visit of Richard ten Hot Springs Chamber dent who visited here la it Two Pilots Die In Viet SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Two U.S Air Force pilots were killed today in the crash of their on a training minion 12 miles northeast of Saigon a U.S mill Ury Mid Fair And Mild AREA with little temperature change through Friday High this afternoon and Friday low night Outlook for Saturday partly cloudy and mild U S Weather Bureau Agricultural Service Reiser Ark Early morning fog over South Arkansas Yesterday's highs were in the mid 70s to low 80s overnight lows were in the 50s No rain is indicated through Arkansas was rapidly dissipated Saturday and the harvest will by a bright sun and another fine continue to progress without any day was in store for the state Little change in this sequence of mild days and cool nights is seen for at least the next few delays Early morning dews will con- in the moderate to heavy range and generally the best days picking hours will be between Cool high pressure covered and 5 p.m the lakes and upper plains but the front associated with this cool outbreak w weak and its movement into Arkansas will not bring any radical changes in temperature The surface weather map is devoid of any major storm ters and high pressure will con- to dictate the weather ia Hlsh Overnight Mean Precipitation put 14 boun ft to 7 Precipitation Ju I M I 47.73 Sunset IT M Ma 1
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