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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - October 13, 1977, Blytheville, Arkansas around the Globe U Medicine Sweden The Nobel medicine prize was awarded jointly today to three one of them a for discoveries concerning Roger Guillemin of the Salk Institute in San and Dr. Andrew Schally of the Veterans Administration hospital in New share one half of the prize for their discoveries on peptide hormone production of the other half was awarded to Rosalyn Yalow of the Veteran Administration hospital in the New York in the Bags Are refusal of Congress to intervene opens the way for mandatory air bags or other passive in all new cars by the 1984 model Know doctors who earned their degrees from foreign schools know far less about medicine than those who studied in the United States or a new study And foreigners who studied medicine in the U.S. score higher than the U.S. 4 War Widow YORK officer husband was the first of his West Point class to die in and she was left alone to bring up their four but Harriet Linnell says she bears no bitterness toward the communist soldiers who killed 7 Balloonists Blow Nova Scotia Two Colorado balloonists trying to cross the Atlantic were picked up by a Canadian coast guard ship Wednesday after their balloon went down in the ocean 30 miles off Nova The flight by Dewey 47, and navigator Steve 44, was the second unsuccessful American attempt at a balloon crossing in 5 Arrest Made in Md. - Police have arrested a 16-year-old youth and charged him with murdering three young neighbor Stuart a junior at nearby Martin Spaulding High was charged with first degree murder on and officials said they wanted to try him as an The bodies of the three children were found stabbed to death and left in a The girls one aged 10 and the others 8 were to be buried Policy ROCK time will says Gov. David whether a new investment policy for Public Service Employes Retirement System will lead to fairer treatment of bond 20 ETV Delay ROCK governor's plan to have the educational television network make a delayed telecast of Little Rock TV news shows into the outer areas of the state is 4 Getting Bad ROCK president of the Inc. brokerage firm at Little said Wednesday that Gov. David Pryor has had unfriendly attitudes toward the firm for some 20 FEC Eyes SUff Writer at Blytheville Air Force Base don't just take notice of National Fire Prevention celebrate have kept the road hot between the air base and the Gosnell Public School system all this week with fire a training and firefighting equipment displays for children kindergarten through high training sessions for personnel in the various squadrons at the military installation have been conducted daily since structural fire drill was conducted yesterday at 3 p.m. at the base library and another such drill was held at the base exchange this a base spokesman most interest to children at Gosnell Elementary School was the appearance of who has served as the BAFB Fire Department mascot all the costumed as a long-tailed is Airman 1. C. Francis a fireman and member of the 97th Civil Engineering morning BAFB Fire Chief Clarence 0. Kyle presented a fire prevention training class for Gosnell High School and junior high school students in the junior high and tomorrow Sparky will make morning and evening visits to the class at the air base lo distribute balloons and coloring Kyle served as judge to select six winners in a Fire Prevention Poster Contest being conducted at Gosnell Elementary according lo Mrs. art addition to the poster students in various classrooms are promoting fire prevention week with special such as room Sally Johnson's kindergarten for students have made hats from red construction conclude Fire Prevention Week an open house is planned tomorrow at the base fire station with exhibits and conducted a base spokesman ROCK a potential candidate can do with a under the Federal Election Commission rules depend on how the FEC looks at the a complaint is ROCK was interference on the telephone hook-up between Little Ark. and a high-pitched screeching 13 Crops Mo. - If a federal agency is on the Farmers in Missouri will harvest a record soybean And the corn crop should be at least as good as last The forecast was made Wednesday by the U.S. Department of But State Agriculture Director Jack Runyan said he's even though it looks as though Missouri farmers can expect their best crop in four Runyan and a specialist with the University of Missouri Extension said rain in August and last month slowed the JULES AP Special Correspondent Va. -One day Charles O'Keeffe needed to see a man in got aboard a jet airplane and rode it as far as it could 80. Then he got in a plane and rode it as far as it could Then he rode a jeep for eight for as far as the jeep could Then he took a then a He found his it's Charles O'Keeffe is willing to lake a little trouble getting is why every six days a sometimes he gets in his car and drives 110 miles to At the end of a long day he drives 110 miles back He has to be the world champion Charles O'Keeffe is a on his construction paper hat is Bruce a kindergarten student at Gosnell Elementary According to Mrs. Sally Johnson and student teacher Pam students made hats as a classroom project to emphasize National Fire Prevention News Photo by Seas Await Utility Purchase LARRY He works in the White for President clearly an drive isn't really as bad as it It's private a chance to think things things I'm going to have to decide the next O'Keeffe also get all of my dictating It takes about two but it isn't wasted but it's still quite a lives in this quiet little town outside Richmond and usually leaves about six or seven in the morning after a good breakfast and a visit with the four when I worked in Washington before I tried living in an apartment and coming home on That's no way to I was a stranger to my path to the City of Blytheville lo purchase Power Company's Blytheville holdings could prove more difficult than simply calling for an a legal aide for the Arkansas Public Service Commission surmised attorney's observation followed an announcement by Larry chairman of Stop Oppressive Power a consumer that the group would seek the purchase of natural gas holdings in rather than the entire operation as originally who preferred to remain noted that the consumer group has followed the proper procedure for petitioning the city to buy a utility he was not attempting to second guess how the PSC would handle the matter should the voters of Blytheville the the said are a lot more matters to consider besides the people's lawyer observed that would be entitled to for damages should the city seek to buy only the gas distribution within the corporate limits of find it hard to believe that the PSC would allow the sale of a utility which would cut off service to those customers outside of the he opined that the mandate would the burden on as to where it would get long-term noted that in the early 1970s the Federal Power Commission ordered to divest itself of its natural gas with the concession of allowing the utility to recover its are a lot of questions to be he He cited the they City of be able to secure the same contract rights for the purchase of the city be able to get the gas for the same price that one compares the distribution system to the spokes of a how will be able to tie its distribution system if it relinquishes the Blytheville system in the the cost of paying a for damages and the burden of bond indebtedness on the be too much for the city to wrapped up its petition campaign securing approximately 1,200 according to said the committee chose to modify its campaign because considering the complexity of this plus the feelings of the pulse of the majority of the citizens of we feel that it is more feasible at this time to divest them of the gas feel that this act in itself will have the effect of will not tolerate continued abuse by We had many a senior citizen attend our pancake And the theme of all of them was sure hope that this is not all in vain because if it is no one will dare lo stand up lo again for many years to Daugherty making the announcement about the consumer group's change in Daugherty said the petitions will be presented Tuesday night to Blytheville City said the petitioners will initially inform the council that it wants it lo the pulse of the for 30 During that the consumer group also wants the council to inform goal lo purchase the gas Daugherty will want to meet either at a special cily council or at its regular November lo listen to questions they mayor and might have about our Daugherty said organizers of Ihe drive will publicly in December to to the council's said the petition will call for Ihe Cily Council to pursue a feasibility study relative lo the purchase of the gas reserve Ihe right to approve or disapprove of the company conducting the feasibility Daugherty I LARRY Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON - If a federal agency has its overweight Americans may find some of the pills they depend on to lose weight in short Food and Drug Administration wants to curb production of the habit-forming that it says do little to curb ARK. 72315 83 - NO. 130 10 CENTS PAGES OCTOBER 13,1977 2SECTI0NS ROUNDUPOct. 13 Shooting Death police are investigating a shooting last night which claimed the life of Carl 17, of according to Police Chief Robbie said Neal died during surgery shortly after 11 p.m. at Hospital from a gunshot wound in the was shot once by a Blytheville merchant who told policemen he had fired three times after finding an intruder inside his North Broadway business shortly before 10 p.m. Cox arriving at the Cox police found Neal lying wounded on the A hammer was recovered at the scene and further investigation by officers found that a glass front door at the business had been Cox said the office of Atty. David Burnett and Dr. Merrill J. the county are assisting in the Poet City Council passed a resolution today in a called session authorizing Mayor Tom A. Little to sign a contract for the Municipal Airport extension Little J. Cohen Co. of Blytheville was awarded the contract recently to extend the existing runway to a total of 5,000 Little mayor noted that the resolution was matter of but necessary to allow Cohen to commerce need to get this work done now before bad or the airport runway might have to be closed next Little city received funds for the airport project from the Federal Aviation Little District Fall Camporee for Boy Scouts will be held Friday through Sunday in a meadow adjoining Shawnee Village Farm near according to Floyd Scout field will begin at 4 p.m. Friday with activities concluding at noon White or 12 troops from the area are expected to White will Friday and Saturday and each troop will be expected to have one or two stunts for each White various field events will be held which will include knot triangle bandage a compass course and campfire and water boil White Scouts are welcome and Cub Scouts may attend Saturday campfire at 8 White ond and not as cool Mostly fair and mild Low tonight lower 40s. High Friday upper 60s to mid 7()s. extended outlook calls for a chance of rain mainly in the southeast ending Sunday and turning colder statewide Continued cold in the 4()s and highs near 70 Lows lowering into the upper liOs and low 40s. and highs in the lower fiOs Sunday and in Good intend lo make them less available at the drug store for use in obesity FDA spokesman Jack Walden said is they won't be available at the drug store for that purpose at part of its the FDA has asked the Justice Department to use its authority to curb Associated ROCK - Gas pilot lights are flickering on across Arkansas as autumn's first cool temperatures chase away the remains of flames will not be snuffed out this winter because of a lack of natural predicts Sheffield president of Gas know of no gas company that's in better shape to face this winter than said whose firm serves 75 per cent of all natural gas users in 111 than we were last year and we had no curtailments of human needs customers severe winter of 1976 caused shortages of natural gas in much of the nation and there are worries of more supply problems if this winter is as Nelson says curtailed no hospital or other customers a year ago and can handle even a tougher winter than we had last vear and I believe that to be Ihe coldest winter in a half or something like 13 of Ihe coldest days lasi cut off gas supplies lo some commercial customers who had no alternate fuel forcing those firms lo shut down until the weather with our additional supplies and we will have 15f) million cubic feet a day for peak days this year that we have last winter I'm hopeful that we won't have to curtail those customers at he Nelson says his storage capabilities of the facility at which last year was operating al only half Ada facility will be able to produce 200 mcf a day into our system for the 20 coldest where last winter it could produce only 100 That makes a we have arranged to purchase 75 mcf per day for the months of January and Last we were only able to purchase 40 mcf per day from other
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