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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - September 23, 1977, Blytheville, Arkansas the To - The Soviet Union is suddenly even dissidents to leave the country as two major dates approach on the political first is next month's 35-nation Belgrade where Western delegations are expected to accuse Moscow of not living up to East-West human rights agreements signed at a summit conference in in 1975. The other is the 60th anniversary Nov. 7 of Russia's Bolshevik a date already billed here as a milestone of Soviet national Hit Nude - Tessie the Torso and friends could soon join the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial as a tourist attraction for young Americans visiting the nation's seems a new ruling by the District of Columbia's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board will force Washington restaurants that feature side orders of including topless and bottomless to admit board said prohibiting minors from entering such establishments would be a violation of the D.C. human rights law bars discrimination based on natural marital personal sexual family physical political source of or place of residence ANGELES - Saying is the first time I've been married in my comedian Richard Pryor has married former actress and model Debbie surprised cast members when he appeared for taping the third Pryor at NBC and announced his 36-year-old comedian married Miss 25, at his suburban Northridge home Thursday morning before going to NBC spokesman Frank Farrell May Go - Persons earning a year could pay by 1982 twice as much Social Security taxes as they do now under a proposal before the House Ways and Means draft advanced Thursday by the Social Security is aimed at increasing money going info the financially troubled Social Security system to assure the system will remain full committee begins considering the measure probably next Wednesday and hopes to move the to the House floor by early October in lime for Congress to act on it before is of the have to assure the elderly that their checks will be said Committee Chairman James A. About 12,500 gallons of liquid manufactured by a New Jersey company and used in is being recalled by the Food and Drug Administration because of bacterial recall order applies to the following Liquid Protein Fortified with Med Liquid Ideal Weight Liquid Hudson Liquid Protein Power Rock Honey's Mr. Universe and Terri's Miss Universe Liquid PLP Liquid and Liquid England - the giraffe made world headlines after he did the splits and couldn't get up died from heart failure and nervous said an autopsy report issued veterinarians performed the post-mortem on the 15-year-old, giraffe at an Agriculture Ministry laboratory in this city 70 miles southwest of MARC WILSON Associated Press - the magazine that raised eyebrows with what were considered sexually explicit photographs in the 1950s, says it is now threatened by the | of the 70s. cut back on its worldwide hotel and club enterprises and even put its famous mansion up for sale to fight the changes show they've been reduced to desperate methods in a fight they're says Bob publisher of Playboy's chief faced with a decline in profits from million in the peak year of 1973 to million in 1975, a hotel in Jamaica and a club in and begun removing the famous bunny label from a limousine service and a modeling Hugh Hefner put his 54-room Chicago mansion on sale for as Playboy's circulation continued to hired Derick Daniels last fall from the Knight-Ridder newspaper group to be his chief operating Daniels is said to have been lured by an annual salary of plus a set to work firing five vice presidents and 95 other He says it's changing pants in the middle of a 100-yard Playboy has become more explicit in its Daniels insists will not our competitors who are yapping along in the We won't become a journal devoted to Vice President Mike Murphy says the published in Playboy's 37 or so competitors makes it easier that people don't have to be ashamed to see their ads in. We're finding that major companies don't want to see their names in Penthouse or says Playboy is only men's magazine that if you take away the girls you still have a 'em try I'd love says stolen their They're no longer the No. 1 men's magazine we Big Train CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN Associated Press Joey Moth couldn't wait to grow up to become a railroad So he a conductor's cap and an Illinois T Joey passes out printed calling cards touting his Railroad in the family has a display of thousands of railroad There are dozens of railroad spike signal tie old railroad old airbrake and even a potbelly stove from a has a guest register signed by 230 visitors this past some from New Oregon and Out Of Season ROCK - Little Rock television station Channel 7 will telecast the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's first concert of the season Oct. 1. concert features Metropolitan Opera baritone Robert Merrill as guest Merrill and the union Local 266 have agreed to waive any additional fees for the has offered to feed the program to other commerical stations in the state and to tape it for rebroadcast later by the state's educational television Up for ROCK - The state Pollution Control and Ecology Commission will consider three persons who have been recommended as possible appointees to head the Pollution Control and Ecology three are Ted Goodloe of Little former director of the Arkansas Ecology Center Ed Parham of New a retired Army lieutenant colonel and Jarrell Southall of chief of the department's Air Pollution Control new director will replace S. Ladd Davies who retired Aug. 1. The commission by law must recommend a replacement to Gov. David Pryor who will appoint the new HICK SCOTT Associated Press Tex. - Crystal the Capital of the with a statue of the Sailor to prove battled the local gas company for more than two It finally defeat the mostly Mexican-Americans half of whom are on were scurrying about in search of charcoal or butane to cook What amounted to a free supply of natural gas ends guess we're going to be like General Robert E. I guess it's a said Mayor Francisco fought as hard as we know but there's nothing else we can We just throw in the 2'2 years the town's municipal utility which serves 2,-000 customers of Gathering Co. has refused to pay its now almost The town claims its 8,000 people simply didn't have the utility had kept the gas flowing through legal the last of which was resolved Thursday when the latest Audit Bureau Circulation still show Playboy with a circulation of just over 4.9 compared to Penthouse's 4.6 But while Penthouse's circulation has risen by nearly 600,000 in the last Playboy's has fallen almost 500,000. has cut advertising rates by reducing the circulation guarantee from 5.5 million to 4.5 and raised advertising by 30 per cent. He says the magazine lost mostly only its younger and older who didn't attract advertisers says corporate profits are beginning to rise feel no ill said Guccione of had their Now it's is no admission but Joey will take railroad men left me he got during the It goes into the bank with the I got from selling my three sets of model trains with 120 bedroom was so full of the stuff I couldn't get to my I'm saving to open a big I want to buy a depot along the 1 want a couple of miles of tracks and a switch Pennsylvania Railroad advertising calendar from 1935 hangs on one wall and a Postal Telegraph clock on to a 10-volume set of 1906 American Railway Joey tell about steam trains and how to work on them and how to build your own There aren't too many sets like that 72315 113 22 PAGES SEPTEMBER 23, 1977 2SECTIONS Can Court declined to step into the day an appeals court in El Paso barred further legal proceedings and gave the okay to shut off the the unregulated Texas gas had given Crystal City a charging only 36 cents per thousand cubic feet on gas il could have sold for as much as Crystal City said il couldn't pay and there the matter rested until resigned to the flew to Washington to appeal to Texas Sen. Lloyd don't expect but we have lo There's no doubt in anyone's mind there will be a said the mayor who a few months ago had defied Gov. Dolph Briscoe's lo try lo slop the gas from coming don't know what we will do without gas and 1 don't know how long we will bo he this is If we can put a man on the somehow we can find gas for a small Texas JEFFREY MILLS Associated Press - A consumer responds to a bank's advertisement of the convenience of having bills paid automatically from his But a computer goofs and is paid to the phone company instead of then does the consumer learn that electronic payments systems do not give him the legal safeguards on his money that he has under traditional methods of consumer adviser lo President described this scenario Thursday in urging Congress to write a law giving consumers the same protection afforded now in transactions by check or credit first electronic payment systems now are being marketed by Eventually a consumer is expected under such systems to be able to pay for store merchandise by having the amount of his purchase deducted from his hank account computer technology now exists for such a method of and the first electronic systems now are being in the absence of a federal have little incentive to discuss the rights which consumers will lose if they switch lo electronic funds Mrs. Peterson don't realize someone steals money from the bank's electronic no federal law says that the rather than the is liable for the Nor do most consumers know how real a threat computer theft she Peterson quoted an estimate thai more than of computer fraud have with the average loss testified in favor of a introduced by Frank that would put consumer safeguards on electronic transfers similar lo the legal protections now applying to checks and credit cards The hill a consumer to stop payment within three days on an electronic as he now can do with a a clear disclosure lo the consumer of all his rights and a receipt to the consumer for each plus a monthly statement of all electronic Peterson said her not represent the final position of the on electronic funds The implications of the electronic systems are being considered by a federal study commission and the consumer adviser said the administration does not want to take a final position until the makes its Cheating Mo. Four students at the University of have been disciplined for their roles in a scandal at the College of Business and Public The students on the Columbia who weren't received punishment ranging from probation to Word came today in a report issued by the Office of Student Affairs and faculty members in the business Action against a fifth student is The report is the result of a four-month investigation into the theft and distribution of final The tests were duplicated at a copy center on the Sale Mo. - Secretary of State James Kirkpatrick has told two firms to quit trying to sell their stock to Missouri Kirkpatrick said Thursday his order was issued against and Holding both investment companies based in Coral He said the companies admitted selling shares in Missouri without meeting the state's registration Life Nixed Cuban Trades if Cons Switch for KEVIN M. Press Writer MEXICO CITY - The U.S. Justice Department has warned Americans clamoring to gel out of Mexican jails not to expect a soft life if they are home lo serve out their 92-page pamphlet explaining the transfer program to American prisoners cautions them not to expect stereos in their conjugal visits or maid which some enjoy through bribery in U.S. official said Thursday that as many as 20 per cent Americans who will be eligible for transfers may choose to serve out their terms in Mexico because they can buy comforts not available in American special assistant in the Justice Department's criminal said the booklet's section spelling out U.S. prison restrictions on family personal money musical instruments and gifts has already led some prisoners to decide against ATI Press Writer HOMESTEAD AIR FORCE Fla. - The last lime Armando Rodriguez tried to come lo America was by wooden in 1968. He was caught and spent 4'a years in a Cuban time a grinning and exuberant Rodriguez strode off a plush jet cradling a daughter in his was one of the 24 Cuban nationals and 31 U.S. citizens allowed to leave Cuba in the latest moderation of the tension between Fidel Castro's government and discussions last month with Sen. Frank Castro sent word through Church that the Cuban relatives also could setting up the flight Thursday aboard an Eastern Airlines 727 chartered by the State was the largest group arrival since the conclusion of the Freedom Flights in 1973 that brought nearly 261,(K)0 Cubans lo the United American citizens had always been free to But many remained because their families could not go with 23 Base Fight Heats Dale Bumpers said today after visiting yesterday with Vice President Mondale and Secretary of Defense Harold Brown he believes if the decision is made to close Air Force Base ( it will have to be political in I knew this decision were to be made on tlie basis of economics and military I believe we would have nothing to fear in Arkansas and Mississippi Bumpers said the have the future of Loring Air Force and BAFB in the noted that BAFB was considered only an alternative to the closing of said Mondale and Brown both observed that they are with the said Mondale pointed out to the residents of Maine during his campaign last year that would be but that neither he or candidate Jimmy Carter committed senators said the statistics that BAFB would be base to remain open because of its location and relative cost of surmised that there is a that when this is finally that both bases may be left senator said he told Mondale and Brown that he no with a decision that would keep both bases Bumpers said when viewing the economic impact upon Northeast Arkansas and Southeast it would be devastating to close Air Force said both he and Sen. John L. McClellan plan to meet with Undersecretary of Defense Charles Duncan next week lo further discuss the BAFB noted that Duncan recently stated that a decision on the issue is expected Nov. 15. Continuance for both Randall Company and United Auto Workers Union No. 1249 have filed a request for a continuance in the restraining order hearing set for today in Circuit according to the request was made for an Oct. 21 hearing at they Judge Howard Templeton granted a request 16 for a restraining order filed by Randall attorneys members of the union to cease acts of harassment Randall had set today as the time for the Crash Head Louise Carter and Patricia Ann both of were involved in a traffic mishap on a gravel road one-half south of Cooler at 4:30 according to driving a 1966 model auto traveling and driving a 1977 model car traveling met at a blind curve on the road and struck police received minor injuries and was taken to a physician in for police Funds County Judge A. A. Banks today hailed the announcement that the Economic Development has approved a to renovate calling it beginning of what 1 hope will long-range program lo upgrade our county's announcement came from the office of Sen I. Banks said engineers from the architectural firm of Levy and Gatchell along with ad visors from Kaiser Aluminum joined Jim Guthne superintendent of the County Road in makiny determination of the or 12 most dangerous and expensive Id maintain bridges in the emphasized that the EDA grant will help or replace 10 or 12 judge said he wants to members ni the court to work toward establishing long-range fridge program for the Grant Alexander announced today that the city of has been approved for a grant from the Bureau of of the of In said the city will acquire through negotiated purchase approximately 44.5 acres of land for park grant funds will be by city funds to bring the total cost of the project Alexander Escapee a at the Pemiscot County caught by Pemiscot deputies at 10:45 p.m. Thursday in Hayti after he escaped 4:') minutes earlier from the security ward at Pemiscot to the sheriff s had been taken to the hospital on Tuesday for tonsil deputies was incarcerated by Hayti police on Aug 17, on charges of burglary and resisting deputies Trading trading has been moderately slow on area cotton markets Ibis according to W F Jr officer in charge of the Cotton Classing Office in has been light for all qualities and producer offerings have been very Buyers have offered about 350 points off for lots comprised mostly of Grade 41 Staple 35, and 501) points off for lots composed of Grades 42 and 51 Small lots sold earlier in the week for 4(;.50 to 49.00 cents Most producers were holding cotton for higher CCC loan entries were classing office had graded about 71,(XK) samples for farmers itie same dale the office had not received any Admire said that most of the cotton classed this week has been Grade 41 Staple Mike readings were mostly in the upper he oil mill price for basis grade of was per ton this Gins paid farmers to ton on an persons may call the classing office at 763-3039 to hear an taped report of local and futures market conditions and cloudy today through scattered thun tonight and high 8()s, low tonight mid 6()s. High Saturday mid 80s. 30 per cent tonight and
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