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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - April 28, 1984, Blytheville, Arkansas 72315 A Park Newspaper Vol. 89 No. 295 25i 12 Pages April 28,1984 Time Moves Aheod - Most Americans will lose an hour of sleep tonight as the nation ushers in six months of time ends at 2 a.m. local time Sunday across the country except in Hawaii and parts of where the time change is most people probably will change their time pieces others who have forgotten will find their clock one hour slow when they confused about which way to set the clock an old adage might Fall Girl rape of an 11-month-old girl has police searching for a 25-year-old man as a Detective Capt. Larry Christie said late yesterday child had been left in the care of the man by her said Police learned of the assault The attack is believed to have occurred between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. When the mother returned she realized something was wrong and took the child to a private physician who confirmed after an examination that the infant had been on the child was performed Christie In the the suspect fled the a fugitive warrant has been Officers searching for the suspect expect to make an arrest said Aid ROCK - Clinton has asked the Agriculture Department to declare Craighead and Mississippi counties disaster areas because of April 3 tornadoes and losses from the storm were estimated at Clinton submitted the request Shooting Caruthersville man is being held today in the Pemiscot County jail after his stepson was shot and killed last according to sheriff's Deputy Butch said the man allegedly picked up the gun to discourage his who was about to attack The man said the gun accidentally discharged A slug hit the step son in the upper said stepson was taken to Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead at about 1:30 this said Caruthersville police are still investigating the but charges may be filed Monday Of Armstrong has been fined after being convicted of a misdemeanor attempting to shoplift a pack of Steele Police Caruthers The incident occurred Thursday at the Wiggly Store in Hike Mo. motorists would see the nib of drivers automobile and other fees increase under a approved by the Missouri Senate and sent to Gov. Christopher Inw hv million package of fee increases would take effect Sept. 1. an example of the higher fees included in the the paid by motorists to register more cars would increase to Those fees are based on horsepower and would vary depending on the but the increases generally would be to per car above current 4 9 Pife 2 News 501-763-4461 Kick Off Booze collection plate was passed among members of the Mississippi County chapter of the Christian Civic Foundation at the close of an organizational meeting held in Osceola last night The group is spearheading efforts to vote the county Starts 38-mile Walk In Northeast The Associated Rep Ed who wants to be senator after serving in the set out on a 38 mile walk in northeast a journey the U S Sen David called a criticized backing of a tax aimed at establishing a flat tax rate in a speech at said he was glad to see President Reagan promoting major Little Pulaski County Sheriff Tommy who seeks the Democratic nomination for the 2nd Congressional District seat Bethune is evoked Abraham Lincoln and said the media was to blame for the lack of leaders of the tax that Bethune co sponsored Pryor said he doubts the legislation would simplify he he suspects it will add billion to the federal give the rich a major tax break and shift the tax burden to the middle while depriving the forest industry of capital gains features essential to its financial support simplified Pryor adding that he prefers a different concept believe the middle income taxpayers should not have to bear an unequal share of the tax burden began his walk to Jonesboro from Southern Baptist He was born in northeast Arkansas and expects to do well in the historically Democratic region philosophy and theirs is one and the and so they very much are attracted to our banner and I believe we're picking up steam all the time It looks good to Bethune think it's fine to Pryor said of jaunt gentleman to walk against a congressman here in our state in 1974, one gentleman set out on a walk in northwest Arkansas and we haven't seen him I hope Mr. Bethune has a good walk and I'm sure it will be a constructive I don't plan on participating in any gimmicks during the In prepared for The Associated Press Clouds are to increase tonight with a good chance of thundershowers in the south and central regions and t' ui t mil I It is to be mostly cloudy Sunday with a chance of thundershowers in the extreme south and thundershowers likely elsewhere Lows tonight from the lower 50s to the upper 60s. Highs Sunday from the mid 70s to the lower 80s Monday Tuesday Wednesday 6:51 p.m. Sunrise 6:21 Agri in areas where thundershowers rainfall amounts will average around one-half Drying potential will be low with evaporation around Minimum relative humidity will be 50 to 60 percent with less than three hours the Ashdown Chamber of Commerce on Friday said terrorism is becoming a major national and problem should never allow our domestic and foreign polity to be held hostage by D Ark in Little Rock to a Harding University fraternity Robinson said he possesses the traits of a strong not is what is he you want to lay the on you should lay on the media because the has painted a false of uhal a leader really said can tell you from if you don't do perceives as if you just an fi where you just then and then respond ici the they have written in just ihc way they want you to lin n they consider you a good said Lincoln criticized by the Southern press fn freeing the slaves He ignored the press and lie in his two terms as County faces four Democrats for the nomination winner of the May 29 primary will face Petty and Independent in Leave At Least 16 The wreckage dotted na tion in a line from Oklahoma to Wisconsin today in the of storms that killed at least 16 while ranchers in the Plains worried over huge livestock losses from April's worst blizzard in of the thunderstorms lhat earlier spewed hail and killer twisters rumbled over southern southwestern Indiana and northern Arkansas this tornado warnings were lifted as the air a blizzard raged on for the third day in North leaving 4,000 people without electricity as 40 mph winds and heavy snow fell ed power lines Bismarck had 14 9 inches of a record atiu buried under 27 where Red Lodge lay under 55 inches of snow and sheriff's deputies brought food to stranded people in rancher John Tiegen Jr predicted he would lose 70 to 90 percent of his lambs Wyoming ranchers also reported heavy got sheep out there that haven't even been seen since last said Tiegen He said other ranchers feared even greater is one of the biggest snowstorms to ever hit the U S in forecaster Nolan Duke of the Severe Storms Center in Kansas said is the snowiest month in the but this is an incredible amount of snow that they're began to replace rain and tornadoes in western Minnesota POLLY HAMILTON CN Staff - efforts will take a lot of work and dedication We cannot do it alone without God's the Rev. Johnny pastor of Mary's Chapel Baptist Church in told more than two dozen anti liquor supports here last night The group answered Mississippi County chapter of the Christian Civic Foundation s call to an organizational meeting of those interested in abolishing legal liquor sales throughout the Mississippi fi 2 rent of the population has an alcohol or drug problem to a recent poll taken by Against 8;i of High School students drink are two plans of action thai we can take against tins We can get it on the turn it over to the Lord or we can make it a issue and against he supporters lo put the issue on tlie The will now petitions to that end A ot signatures or of the s registered voters will tie needed lo get tiie issue on Itie want lo get just III he oil tlie sate said Long Long noted petitioners need to as .i w to iiin k .il tind such as oi lunne Long Wr people who he hope to lor Ihc ncM tor 11 il V in p 111 al ( hurch nl said was from each in Hit drive will ask loi al close ot earh service The petitions must lo the clerk hy Aug tor all the in Mississippi had con the seven were represented baptist one one Church of need In begin In genei ale Ilir to come lo said Brother Uc need to lo gel our and friends in tie .md lormer ol Mississippi m a reformed drinker and ulio has worked tor lo help per sons who are or who drinking Doled tiv sev lers that lie lo come forward publicly may to give financial asked for volunteers to serve on the telephone committee reach more people and invite them to attend the meetings After those present appeared reluctant lo the Kev Lynn of Church of the offered to mail letters lo all area lo ask for leers to serve on the telephone prayer committee will consist ot ot Baptist Temple ot the Kev T pastor ol Baptist Joe member of Lone Oak Baptist Church at Half Moon and the Kev Hon pastor of Baptist Paul Johnson was to serve as secretary Ihc and Wayne Moore lo serve as to raise money lor tlie printing of petitions and advertise in of the was discussed Organizers 1io[h' to raise enough money through mail solicitations anci church A love offering ' was laken al of the to the Hears Higher Education Opinion way the state's colleges and universities handle things were a committee that is stu dying higher education so that it can report t ions to other the panel was told Friday that the public isn't clear about what higher education is. and that il is should not said of the Department of Higher tion After 90 of Ihe adults in this have never lo he told the Higher Study The lions are to lo the Legislature in The lawmakers the study m the Oct 4 Id session also provided million III additional state aid to higher education has more than a dozen hearings lo gather opinions on higher education and of the committee them Fri day The hearings were on college campuses and on payrolls often were Itie ones ingat Ihe some of tlie ideas express Hi at the care aboul Itie don I sufficient offer adequate redils earned al anv lo be lo regardless ol whether 2 year oi 4 year needs to tw dune to improve the training of the w ho public by regulations and want more autonomy in purchasing and ought to develop a radio ought to on a scale geared to ability to don't know what tax expect from colleges they ought to consider employees aren I teachers ought to be in a tion plan from the teachers and separate from Ihe rest of the state of the colleges ought to on the basis of Ihe scores ot graduates on stan do more earlier to get students to slate pi ovule ty race lo enrollment in The slate is such program wilh Ibis more scholarships Cut duplication of such as multiple law and multiple and programs on more cam teachers more leverage lo improve of enrolled in college more to less lo Ihe public more lion what Itie colleges offer and of college stale plan for semester ol rather nine ol Itie college graduates who go mio teaching colleges should can tor public school understand the laws to children m the public was one of the more than 60 Caruthersville High School American history class students who took part recently in a Depression Weekend shacks and hobo meals Details and additional photos on Page 9 in Linda In And Around Caruthersville
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