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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - November 11, 1977, Blytheville, Arkansas the Netherlands Authorities said today that two men wounded in a shootout with Amsterdam police were West German terrorists sought in the kidnapping and murder of industrialist The federal Criminal Office in West said police sent to Amsterdam used fingerprints to identify Christoph 26, a one-time He and a man Dutch authorities believe to be former economics student Rolf Clemens 33, were arrested after a gun battle Thursday Messchaert said Wagner's identification was but some doubt remained the men carried forged 5 ...in the Going - The decorative outdoor gaslight may be on the way A congressional conference committee is considering banning such gaslights between two and four million of them around the country and the House already has proposed getting rid of of the gaslights claim they are wasting energy and their elimination could save as 73 billion cubic feet of gas per 9 Geese Move Millions of Canada geese and other waterfowl have begun their annual migration south to wintering areas in Florida and along the Gulf a wildlife conservation group a spokesman for Ducks said the birds began leaving Canada's prairie provinces in unusually large numbers during a sudden cold snap this En route the waterfowl will pass through the central portion of the nation along two well-established Wentz is the Central including the states of North South New Mexico and other is the Mississippi including the states of Louisiana and Wentz Canada had been having an unusually warm causing many waterfowl to remain in the North and delaying the start of the when a cold front moved through lakes and pot holes began to driving the birds south in a larger and more concentrated group than he BLUFF County authorities say the skeletal remains found at a construction site about a mile southwest of the Pine Bluff city limits in July may be 100 or 6 ARK. 72315 10 CENTS PAGES 2 SECTIONS NOVEMBER 11,1977 .I A to St. MELISSA Alaska A Alaska mine may yield a commodity almost as precious here as the gold it once produced a year-round supply of fresh fruits and A local Alaska Hydro has asked the city Planning and Zoning Commission for permission to build a hydroponic farm in an decaying tunnel of the Hydroponics is the science of growing plants in trays with the use of liquid nutrients instead of Lamps substitute for the sun. The mine in Chance Basin once was the largest underground mine in the It produced million in gold from its discovery in 1886 to its shutdown as a nonessential wartime activity in 1943. Page 4 ...in McCullough Lawrence McCullough passes for two touchdowns and scored another to lead Highalnd Community Junior College to a 20-17 victory over junior varsity squad Missed on ROCK too bad that Arkansas coach Lou Holtz didn't recruit offensive guard Leotis 12 type of neither of whom has ever been mother or would leave to benefit youngsters who would forever remain strangers to were a retiring according to a They married relatively older than most and while their marriage produced no children played an important role in their derived great joy from the relative and frequent donations were made to organizations which served the needs of the no effort was ever made on their part to seek publicity or recognition of their seems publicity has sought them out in the B. director of communications for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in disclosed this week that the late Bancroft and Mary Honey formerly of had made the largest single private approximately a quarter of a million be received by the hospital since its in 1962. Jude is the only research center in the world dedicated solely to the treatment of catastrophic diseases of childhood often manifested in various forms of Parham Terry's had made arrangements in each of their wills for the bequest to be made to St. Jude following the surviving spouse's according to their Graham debated on giving the money to an but decided on St. a relative March 9, 1975 Mary Terry died in Florida where she and her deceased husband had moved in order to spend their retirement Sudbury had been lifelong residents of she being the granddaughter of the city's the Rev. Henry T. Sudbury Nov. 18 St. Jude was informed of their good Parham are most Parham we receive a gift of more than that is considered Parham first check for was received eight or nine months and a check for was received two months Parham advised that the remainder of the bequest will be sent to the hospital by the end of the order to acknowledge the St. Jude will hold a dedication ceremony at 11 a.m. next Friday according to dedication will coincide with a meeting of the hospital's board of directors and a visit by the national Scientific Advisory both of whom will attend the that time a bronze in the hospital's biochemistry lab will be dedicated lo the Parham to the bequest will be earmarked for this particular The lab conducts research concerning cellular functions and structures important for the reasons of cell susceptibility to various forms of Parham money will be utilized by the lab for research chemicals and stipends for the researchers employed by the Parham findings of this lab are not the knowledge is available lo thus helping children all over the to Be on a complaint from the the Jonesboro School Board Thursday night said that all students who have been suspended because of excess absences will be 6 Mountain Lions mountain lion population in Arkansas is according to Game and Fish Commission Biologist Sam Are Fair ROCK clubs and organizations that use animals in sporting events or contests are fair game for investigation by the Pulaski County Humane the society director LOUIS ( Teachers should strive for a good image if to receive consideration from legislators for their according to state Senate President Norman L. told teachers attending a Missouri State Teachers Association convention seminar here Thursday that incidents such as teacher strikes endanger basic funding measures for comment came in response to a question about whether the state Senate might look more kindly in 1978 than in the past on a measure to allow professional negotiations for bargaining has never gone over in a big way with the General Merrell noted that a new funding formula to pump an additional million into state aid to education in 1977-78 was being debated in the spring when Kansas City teachers went on had what they thought were very valid but I had my hands full getting the million while teachers were putting out that kind of he 11 Cows' Freedom and and cold Sunny and cool Lows tonight near Highs Saturday 60s. cows roaming loose on Interstate 55 near the South Highway 61 junction were killed one by a tractor-trailer and the second by an Arkansas State Mississippi County sheriff's deputies said Charlie public information said Anthony driver of the semi bound from stated that he was unable to avoid the first cow running errant on 1-55 and collided with it. The truck sustained heavy he state trooper shot and killed a second cow after it was declared a traffic hazard on 1-55, Dye of the cows has not been Dye Tops United Way Campaign has topped the according to Jerry executive secretary campaign should be complete in two Halsell Way Workers are urged to turn in their cards as soon as Halsell Alleges ROCK Claims totaling have been filed against the state of Arkansas charging negligence in the treatment of two young sisters in Mississippi claims were filed for who died early this year after staying in a foster home in Osceola selected by the state Social Services and for her Charlotte administrators charge that the foster parent was negligent in the care of the two children and that the social services division was negligent in selecting the foster and negligent in supervising the care of the children were placed in the foster home in 1976. criminal charges have been filed and the case has not been taken before a grand 17-year-old Blytheville youth has been charged with entering and stemming from the Monday burglary of Poe Reynolds 700 N. according I to Blytheville youth was released under bond to the custody of his parents and the case bound over to Juvenile police in the burglary were a CB radio and chainsaw valued at both of which have been police Step Ahead Persons interested in contacting Step Ahead for information about the program that aids children who are or mentally handicapped may write to Step P. 0. Box 5014, Ark. 72401, according to a Step Ahead home trainer in Mississippi address published in Wednesday's Courier News in a story about the program is the site of the old Jonesboro LARRY Blytheville Public Works employee prepares forms for steps and a wheelchair ramp to provide easier access by pedestrians walking in the 400 block of East Main near the couplet linking Main City supervisors on the project say the ramp and a sidewalk in the area should be ready before month's Photo by 15,Lauri, 14, 10, and 7, all appear to be everyday youngsters from the Blytheville according to Mississippi County Sheriff George the all members of the same were abandoned by their parents and now are wards of the Arkansas Sheriff's The youngsters are being cared for at the ASA Boys and Girls Ranches at Batesville and Ford County's the first county to send an entire family of youngsters to the Ford so-called because of daily equestrian chores programmed for the were instituted two years ago to provide a healthy environment for or severely neglected Ford located near the banks of the White River at has accommodations for 14 boys with 11 presently Ford 40()-acre tract was purchased with the intent initially of serving homeless Ford similar 4()0-acre tract at Harrison has one cottage completely renovated to house 10 Ford There are three other cottages requiring extensive remodeling additional the sheriff pointed There are presently five girls at the he hope someday to blanket the state with ranches for girls and boys to provide easier access for the different sections of the Ford noted that construction of a ranch in Southeast Arkansas is in the planning said the concept for girls and boys ranches been in the minds of several law enforcement people for years but became a reality two years said the concept was modeled after ranches instituted in Alabama and Florida which have very comes entirely through private Ford and neither facility is dependent upon money appropriated the state or local sheriff said an El Dorado lumber company donated in building materials for construction of Boys are also receiving considerable donations of clothing and through the sheriff an ASA board serves on the screening noting an check is made before a youngster by cither of the daily routine finds a youngster for the care of his or her own horse and and related ranch said ASA prefers to accept youngsters in the 8 to 13 age but gives considerations to those somewhat younger and intent is to provide a healthy growing environment for a youngster who could remain with us through Ford of funds can be noting that ASA has budgeted per cottage to defer cost of of youngsters includes rejection of those with past criminal records or a history of drug use and females of bad moral Ford pointed the obvious physical and economic limitations for accepting Ford strive to care for those youngsters who have been left totally without the ordinary things most youngsters receive in their
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