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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - November 10, 1977, Blytheville, Arkansas the Million Austria Austrian businessman Walter head of a chain of women's clothing was kidnapped near his villa in a fashionable district of police said sources said Palmers was dragged from his car and forced into another vehicle during the A ransom letter was found in the car demanding Apparently no political motives were the sources the Must - The Federal Communications Commission is standing by a decision ordering retail dealers to take 23-channel citizens band radios off the shelves by Jan. 1. FCC voted 4-2 Wednesday to reject a proposed extension of the year-old order was issued because newer 40-channel sets were found to cause less interference with TV reception and other electronic the FCC extension request came from dealers who are stuck with thousands of 23-channel Other dealers complying with the deadline opposed the saying it would be unfair to 111. Comedian Richard Pryor was reported in satisfactory condition today after being admitted to the coronary care unit of Peoria's Methodist Medical hospital supervisor declined to comment further except to confirm that Pryor was admitted Wednesday A hospital spokesman at that time turned back all queries about Pryor with a adding that it was request of the 36-year-old television and movie star formerly lived in Peoria and often returns to visit his mother and a son and former became a television and movie star in recent Richard Pryor ran several weeks at the start of the season on NBC but was Most recently he starred in the movie Way is His earlier films included Supports - Dr. Robert who popularized the liquid protein says he's convinced despite government criticism that his method is the only effective treatment for 43-year old whose diet book has sold two Million said Wednesday he agrees with the Food and Drug Administration that people who embark on his diet should be watched closely by physicians for potentially dangerous 20 ...in a Teaching ROCK - Southern Methodist University's football team must be a good teaching 14 Booting Arkansas coach Lou Holtz said Wednesday the kicking game will likely be a deciding factor in the Razorbacks contest Saturday against Texas A Names ROCK - Dr. Elbert McCracken of Stuttgart was named in an indictment handed down by a federal grand jury for the Eastern District of Drops - Tim a highly recruited basketball guard form was apparently dropped out of Arkansas College and returned 15 Goals ROCK - A statewide committee has gotten the simple problem out of the way by defining goals for public but defining minimum competence levels in those areas is another 2 Will - Joe Cingolani of McGehee says he has been farming all his life and wants to I'm not going to stay in it until I loose everything I've 2 ...in Sought for Mo. Joseph Teasdale's effort to appoint consumer advocate Alberta Slavin to the Service Commission The governor said Wednesday night in Poplar Bluff that he'll keep searching until he finds a Senate sponsor for Mrs. Slavin's Teasdale appointed Mrs. Slavin to the Commission earlier this but she was forced to resign when no senator would sponsor her The governor says the Senate owes Alberta Slavin a sponsor and it owes him a public vote on her At a public meeting in Sikeston Teasdale said he will work with lawmakers to solve problems of using statewide property taxes to finance Arrests Mo. More arrests reportedly are forthcoming in connection with what call a major prostitution bust in southeast Arrests began late Tuesday night and continued early Wednesday Eleven including eight were taken into poplar Bluff Police Captain Cliff Morris said more than a year of investigation had been done on the alleged prostitution prostitution charges were levied against seven Poplar Bluff women ranging in age from 17-to 2G-years-old. Two men were charged with accepting the earnings of a prostitute and other One couple was charged with accepting the proceeds of Wayne chairman of the Mississippi County Community College board of inspects a Fresnel reflecting lens capable of concentrating sunlight at a 20-1 according To energy research The board yesterday awarded a solar cell contract to of Md. See story on Page 12. News Photo by Wines Iraq - Thor the Viking who sailed Ihe Pacific and Atlantic on is about to set out on a voyage to nowhere in particular on a replica of a reed boat used by the ancient he is to determine how far Ihe Sumerians could have gone on their boats made of marsh reeds and possibly where they did 63, Heyerdahl says he expects this to be his last ocean chief navigator and radio Norman a 48- construction engineer from New calls the venture a of because the idea is the sail the reed craft onward until it can go no named the is scheduled to set sail from the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers sometime this Tentative plans call for launching on Friday with Ihe actual start of the voyage coming after the boat is loaded with equipment and boat is made of berdi reeds from the marshes of where the Sumerians lived as long ago as 4000 Cloud Kills JOHN VAN GIESON Associated Press Writer Fla. least 1,000 people were evacuated from their homes after deadly ammonia gas seeping from a train derailment killed a doctor and critically injured his wife and two evacuation was ordered Wednesday night as the poisonous gas spread through neighborhoods here and into Santa Rosa County two miles across Escambia Twenty other persons were treated at three The evacuees were taken Bayview Community the Army Reserve Armory and the Ferry Pass United Methodist John 38, a pathologist at West Florida died after the gas swept over his about 40 yards from the in critical condition were his 38; their 4, and 16 had moved to the Pensacola area in A sign was still nailed to a tree in the front A cache of 191h century wine has been unearthed in the cellar of a mansion but an expert says it must be examined determine whether it is treasure or international wine manager at Heublein said he was astounded when he first squeezed past jammed doors of the musty wine cellar of the 180-year-old Ten now owned by Ihe Albany County Historical he found 30 unopened cases of 20 bottles them were such rarities as Chateau 1875, Chateau Lafite and 1870 and Chambertin 1875. has not been who put the cache in Ihe cellar or when it was put described cache as largest and most important collection of ISth golden age vintages ever discovered in likened the discovery to the uncovering of King Tutankhamen's tomb in the 1920s and said the wine had great potential cache was to be shipped to Heublein's wine warehouse in East for further The best of Ihe collection will be offered for sale at Heublein's national auction of rare wines next May McNally from the sale will bo used to continue restoration of Ihe which was built in 1797 for Abraham Ten a War from Albany's Dutch Ihe historical group lias owned Ihe mansion since 19-18. association members said the donr to the wine cellar remained locked and forgotten because one of Ihe society's board Col. William had resisted attempts to disturb its Hannay died last cases will be opened at Heublein's East Hartford and each will be examined McNally said that in addition to the estate name and other key factors determining the value of the wine will be Ihe level or fill in Ihe bottle and the condition of the such as Chateau 1880. Chateau 1875 and Chateau Lafite all represented in the collection - could bring hundreds of dollars a bottle if they are in good he of Lafite 18(18 in perfect condition was sold for Ihe 197 Heublein auction of rare McNally and with freezing temperatures Sunny and warmer Highs today 40s north to 50s south Lows tonight mostly in the 20s. Highs Friday mostly in the Voice JULES AP Special Conn. John Tyler's doorbell emits a single muffled ding is As a it competes only with the whistle of wings and the scolding of jays at the When the birds are the prevailing sound is background noise goes the noise to attract attention has to gel John Tyler the fix our has got itself in. The background noise keeps going As one look what has happened to police and ambulance They can't get much there is one thing that will cause John Tyler to raise his it is He doesn't like it. As an industrial he accumulated a string of patents for devices to keep down and since his retirement in 1970 he has been working fulltime battling aircraft technology is available now to reduce aircraft noise by half and at the same time make airplanes more fuel he if tho airplane was ordered today it would still be the year 2000 before the full impact would be before the last of the noisy ones is I'm afraid it's going to be noisy foi quite some John Tyler heads a volunteer organization called the Center for the Study of Noise in Us aim is to push legislation through Con gress and hasten the arrival of those new organization operates his home in the a home he designed himself with peace and quiet in mind someone wants to watch or run the it won't disturb Ihe ones who don't care to It's in Ihe placement of the walls and a conversation with John in his living room is you hear he interrupting The distant drone of a airplane cuts through the suburban you're on the flight path of an even a small there's no escaping the As things stand there also is very little the victim of noise can do about Tyler knows that after I was 72315 83-NO. 153 10 CENTS 28 PAGES NOVEMBER 10,1977 2 10 Gets 35 E. 25, of was found guilty yesterday of rape in Blytheville Circuit Court in a case tried for the second according to circuit court Judge Gerald Pearson sentenced Moore to 35 years in the state Department of records was convicted for the Jan. 2,1976 rape of a 64-year-old records case was tried last but overturned after the state Supreme Court ruled that police made an improper search and seizure of records Must Match County Judge A. A. state Department of Local Services board said today the funds approved Tuesday for the City of Blytheville are provided on a 50-50 matching noted that yesterday's story in Courier News did not reflect the 50-50 matching Local Services administers Bureau of Outdoor Recreation he Services gave approval Tuesday to a request by Blytheville Mayor Tom A. Little for toward the purchase of Fairview from Local Services and pledged from the Banks said the county's share would come from funds already approved through BOR for a proposed Barfield park observed that Blytheville must secure or whatever matching amount of funds will be to purchase Fairview which is jointly owned by James and Elbert records show that and Johnson purchased the land from John Gann in September after the deadline for applying for BOR grants expired in Little is out of town today and could not be reached to comment on the source of the city's share of the matching Breakfast community Thanksgiving prayer breakfast sponsored by Blytheville Chamber of Commerce will be held at 7 a.m. Nov. 18 at Ramada according to Paul C. a member of the will be the featured Hughes breakfast will be Dutch treat and members are urged to invite three guests Hughes Hearing public hearing in Mississippi County to discuss allocation of Revenue Sharing funds has been from Monday until Nov. 21, according to Randy administrative assistant to County Judge A.A. meeting will be held 7 p.m. on the new date at Osceola Thurman Tribute Armistice Day program honoring war dead will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in front of the Blytheville according to Billy master of sponsored by Dud Cason American Legion Post 24, will include flag honor placement of wreaths and music provided by the East Junior High School Meharg Master Sgt. William D. the top ranking noncommissioned officer at Blytheville Air Force will be the principal Meharg For we lived in a rural area near Pa. Very very bought a gas refrigerator and the thing I sent It back and they sent me a new It I sent it and the next one and Ihe Finally I threw up my hands and today's society like John Tyier and his had already reached Ihe point where they figured there was nothing to be done about the That's a sad To you in your John let it be shouted from the above Ihe loud and Good Hits The Press Writer A howling blizzard creeping across the upper Midwest has dumped up to 10 inches of stranding hundreds of motorists and closing industries and Paul area braced for high winds and up to three inches of snow by and warnings and snow predictions were posted in Iowa and northwest National Weather said the blizzard the worst on record for this time of year - was moving in a direction at about 10 The low pressure area fed by cold Canadian air has spun a cold front slicing the nation from Minnesota to metrologist at the weather service office in said weather conditions would continue through today because of the warnings posted Wednesday remained in effect today in northwestern portions of Snowfall had tapered but gusty winds blew drifts up to six feet of Ihe storm's punch winds gusting to 65 mph Wednesday by western Iowa and the Minnesota National set up emergency shelters Wednesday and looked fur people stranded in the areas al and motels were crowded Wednesday got strangers sharing said Roger manager of the Castaway Hotel and Restaurant in Detroit motel owner in reported turning away al least two dozen then turned an armory into a dormitory for weather
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