Blytheville Courier News, October 29, 1964

Blytheville Courier News

October 29, 1964

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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - October 29, 1964, Blytheville, Arkansas BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. 188 BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1954 18 PAGES FIVE CENTS SeMo Attacks Poverty Problem County is taking dead aim on one of the prime problems of the poor: large families and unwanted babies. Business leaders and physi- cians have joined in launching t family planning program which will be administered through the Pemiscot County Health Department. Hayti businessmen Jim Ray C. W. Reed III, instigated the family planning effort. Within 30 days the family planning project will be in op- eration according to Public Health Administrator John S. Duncan of Hayti. Jtay and Reed introduced the plan to the County Health Board on Oct. 5 and it was presented to the Medical Socie- ty for approval on Oct. 22. Several years ago the idea of a birth control clinic in Pem- iieot County was considered controversial. However, since ifiP presentation to the board, the Family Planning Program has been approved by all civic clubs and many churches. Ray and Reed circulated a petition among county residents to determine public acceptance of the'project. As a result, the medical society learned this type of family planning pro- gram was widely accepted in the county. Duncan said he believes sev- eral other Missouri counties will follow Pemiscot in adopting the program within the next few jnpnths. The plan calls for two clinics in Pemiscot County. Each will be able to take only ten women a month. Most of the clinics will involve education. They will he shown films con- cerning birth control and will have conferences with nurses and doctors. The oral contra- ceptive method has been accep- ted by the doctors and the med- ical society. These pills will be issued to the women for per month. If it's impossible for the wom- en to pay the pills will be free. The cost of the clinics will de- pend on the number of people attending. Doctors are hoping as more women enter the pro- gram, health unit funds will increase. "At stated Duncan, "no doctors have been appoint- ed to the pro gram but all have accepted it and are working to complete planning of the pro- ject as soon as possible." He said it is probable doctors will work in the clinic on a vol- unteer basis. Members of the board will visit a clinic in Dyersburg, Tenn., within the next few weeks to observe and receive a general idea of how the clinic i there is conducted. New Invasion By Indonesians Aussie Troops Aid Malaysia By TONY ESCODA i of guerrillas landed before dawn; KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia on the southwest coast between j (AP) A new Indonesian inva-! Malacca and Muar. j sion of the Malaysian mainland; was reported today, but the1; Home Minister Ismail Bin government radio said one of i Abdul Rahman, Malaysia's top he two groups of guerrillas that internal security official, made anded had been virtually wiped a flying tour of the Malacca- out, i Muar area and told newsmen The broadcast said at least 10' that Malaysian forces had the of the raiders had been cap-1 situation well in hand. :ured following clashes withj "We have encountered a large Malaysian forces. Australian j number of the he and New Zealand troops also said, "and the battle between joined in the hunt for the invad- ____ ...._ progress. We have every reason Minister Abdul Rah- to be successful." man announced five boatloads! Unofficial reports said the Duncan heads new public health effort: (Courier News Photo) Sane Parade Conduct Sought Blytheville High School kicks eff homecoming festivities to- morrow afternoon with a down- town parade and Mayor Jimmie Edwards is hopeful the pea- shooter and BB pistol incidents will be a thing of the past. In the National Cotton Pick- Ing Contest parade early in Oc- tober, young spectators pelted persons in the parade with mis- siles launched from peat shoot- ers and BB pistols. "I'd like to appeal to three elements in the Edwards said. "First, I'd like to ask the mer- chants to refrain from selling those pea shooters. "Second, I'd like to ask the young instance those boys who worked in our Youth Corps program this use their influence to discourage this behavior. "And then, I'd like parents to take away from their children any of these items which could he damaging to one of their fel- j low students." U.S. To Reply To Cambodians WASHINGTON (AP) Ap- propriate replies are being prepared for Cambodia's diplo- matic protests over its border incidents with South Viet Nam, according to a State Depart- ment spokesman. Press officer Robert J. Mc- Closkey emphasized Wednesday that the United States is "not contemplating any military responses." The incidents occurred when Vietnamese forces supported by U.S. aircraft and ground forces aided by U.S. military advisers pursued Communist Viet Cong guerrillas to the Cambodian -border. Get Out Vote Film to be Shown Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce will present a short movie tonight in conjunction with its "Get out the Vote Campaign." The film, "Your Vote and will be shown p.m. in the Jaycee Hut on N. Sec- ond. Ed Allison, chairman, said the film is non partisan. It covers election procedures i n Arkansas and the election pro- cess in general. The public is in- vited. landing force was believed number about 60 men. It was the third reported inva-! sion of the Malaysian mainland j by forces ti'om Indonesia, whose President Sukarno has Vowed to crush the British backed Malay- sian federation of Malaya, Sin- I gapore, Sarawak and Sabah. I I Rahman said the invaders j crossed the narrow Strait of I Malacca from Indonesian Sum- atra, and members of the vigi- them and security forces is in I lante corps patrolling the Ma- !lacco Johore Slate coastal bor-! I der region sounded the alarm. t I Police and soldiers immedi- ately sealed off area, diver- ting all traffic from the main coastal highway. New Zealand troops based in Malacca also moved in against the guerrillas. The region was placed under 24-hour curfew. The reported landing site is 70 miles northwest of Johore's Pontian region where 108 Indo- n e s i a n-directed guerrillas slipped ashore in three groups last Aug. 17 to open up a second front in Indonesia's undeclared jungle war against Malaysia. The Pontian landings were foiiowfd by a parachute landing by 96 Indonesian led paratroop- ers into the inland Labis area of Johore on Sept. 2. On Tuesday, the government announced it had broken the -back of the Pontan and Labis guerrilla campaigns. At last report, six of Ihe Labis invaders were believed still at large and 118 members of the Pontian inva- j sion group were being sought. I At least 47 guerrillas have been killed and 133 captured in combined operations by British Gurkha troops and New Zealand infantrymen, working with Ma- lavan defenders. Debate Over Sfee! Prices Is Rekindled U.S. Warns Rhodesia ns WASHINGTON (AP) -The United States has supported the British government's opposition to a move toward independence by Southern Rhodesia's white government. A statement issued Wednes- ASC Invites Nominations _ Nominations for Community Committeemen will be accept- ed by Mississippi County day by the State Department office through Nov. 10, it Rhodesians of "serious announced todav consequences which would be Candidates may be nominal-! Ml Rhodesia should their ed by petitions signed by six government continue to follow or more eligible voters in a Present course, and ex- Btonity The petitions must the U.S. government's 5n the ASC office by Nov. 10. "mounting concern" at the 'After the slate of nominees is situation. completed, ballots will be pre- fciown eligible voter. March of Dimes Head Named Dr. D. E. Newberry has been named chairman of the Missis- sippi County chapter of the 1965 March of Dimes, John Pearson, state representative of the Na- tional Foundation, announced to- day. The traditional fund drive be- gins Jan. 2 and ends Jan. 31. "Birth defects kill and crip- ple more American children than any other human disord- he said. "The March of Dimes is leading the f i g h t j against birth defects because it believes the people are ready to join an all out campaign against i this tragic waste of human life" I During the past six years, im-1 portant advances have been! made in the fight against birth i defects, according to Newberry. Trtfflt Barnes Lardydell, 1017 Myrtle, MS injured slightly when a soy- bean combine be was pulling down a grade at Frisco Railroad crossing on E. Ken- fejcky and climbed the back of fte tractor he was driving. "Police said the combine was guided by Paul Under- wood, Tomato, who reported the MI the combine went out. Urtydett pinned to the tank of the tractor. UrdjdeU was taken to Doc- Hoapttal where he was m injured lei. Both HfMly. Earlier this week, British Prime Minister Harold Wilson told Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith that a unilateral dec- laration of independence would mean Rhodesia's expulsion from the British Common- wealth. Scouts to Hunt With low, Arrowi Explorer Scouts of Mississippi County will attempt to bag deer with bows and arrows this week- end. They'll be the of sev- eral area hunters at their lodges in the Hardy area. The Explorers will hunt all day Saturday and Sunday. Be- tween 10 and 10'boys are ex- pected to make the trip. Reservations are being taken by Bob Veacfa and Id Goeti fa Missionary Held By Rebs LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo (AP) An American missiona- ry has been captured by Com- munist-backed rebels and is awaiting trial by a military tribunal, a rebel broadcast says. The missionary. Dr. Paul Carlson, 36, of Rolling Hills, Calif., has been in the Congo 14 months. Rebel warriors cap- tured him Sept. 20 at Yakoma on the northern frontier, accord- ing to a communique issued by Christpphe Gbenye, claimed president of the Congo- lese People's Republic in Stan- leyville. The rebels claimed Carlson was a major in the U.S. armed forces, but U.S. Embassy offi- cials say his only military expe- rience was a two-year hitch in the Navy. Carlson's wife and two chil- dren fled to the neighboring Central African Republic with other missionaries during the rebel offensive last month. AP Business News Writer NEW YORK (AP) Bethle- hem Steel Corp. got ready today to toss its latest profit figures into the rekindled debate over steel prices. Following custom, the second largest steel producer planned to report third quarter and nine- month results at the close of the New York Stock Exchange. The steel price argument revived on new word that Presi- dent Johnson would take a skep tical view of any major steel price rise. That word was con- sidered a prime factor in i stock market dip Wednesday. Actually, the President saic Aug. 8 when price rise talk was in the air that he would look upon any markup with 'very serious concern" and urged steel executives to act responsi- bly. But the subject is touchy, fraught with memories of the President John F. Kennedy- steel industry controversy of April 1962. At that time the industry rescinded a price in- crease after Kennedy objected strongly. In Los Angeles, President Johnson was said to have fig- ured that nine-month steel pro- i r about 20 per cent. ocratic and Republican Cam- Leading steel executives have paign headquarters here are contended that despite a good making hundreds of calls to "uncommitted voters in ar Crippling Strike Threatens Ford By A. F. MAHAN cord was reached Oct. 5, the i UAW made return to work con- DETROIT (AP) Ford Mo- L t wrapping up au tor Co. was threatened today j iocal agreements. Last with a crippling strike, just as j Sunday it told GM unjts with at- General Motors Corp. got its ,ant pacls to back 'iftti assembly plant going again alter a III day nationwide walk- POLrriCS AND workers at Demo- cratic and Republican party headquarters are busy ihis week canvassing voters. Mrs. J. B. Cunningham (left) talks over the reasons why the person on Ihe end of the line should vote Democrat, while Mrs. Nelson Edcns explains the GOP record. Both camps are urging a full turn out of voters Tuesday. (Courier News Photo) Political Groups Keep Phones Busy The telephone is an import- political tool in Blytheville. voting records of Johnson and Goldwater on everything from defense to iarm programs. out by the United Auto Workers Union. Not all have been able to do so. because some operate as- sembly plants where companion The UAW set a strike deadline bod suppiying plants are down, Wednesday of 10a.m. Nov. 6 for i j bargaining units at Ford i its bargaining units which lack at the plant working or vice versa. At the peak, more than agreements to supplement the' of GM.S rated proauction newly negotiated national contract. Ford UAW Ford figures that 23 of its 90 UAW bargaining units lack such agreements. Strikes by them would involve, among others, nine Ford assembly plants andj three key stamping plants. General Motors still is hob- bled by similar local level stop pages. The UAW called off a national strike against GM last Sunday, but authorized units without at the plant agreements to remain otil until local issues are re- solved. Of GM's 130 UAW bargaining units 28 lacked force were idle. Ford, which employs 165.000 and reached a national contract ahead of a strike deadline Sept. 18, was left in operation while local level negotiations contin- American Shares Prize STOCKHOLM (AP) Two Russians and an American were awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize for physics jointly today for agreements Iheir contributions to !he maser Ihen. Twenty-one still do, and 18 light beam. They are Professors of 23 assembly plants still are, Nikolay Basov and Aleksander shut. Prochorov of Moscow and Charles Hard Townes of the In striking CM Sept. 25. the Massachusetts Institute of Tech- UAW permitted members work- i nology. ing in plants that sell parts to1 Townes, 49 and a native of Chrysler Corp. and Pord to stay i Greenville. S.C.. will receive J. B. Cunningham, who Is on the job. thus keeping GM's; half of the prize for his the i heading the Democratic volun-1 chief competitors in operation, i research on the maser beam, uncommitted" voters in an ef- i tccrs, said so many people had fort to win them over to their asked for materials this week side of the ballot. Using skeleton staffs, both the be ordered. that a larger supply man had to The office is open all day. Goldwatcr-Rocke- Records are played continuous- ly over a public address sys- Young Democrats for LBJ-Fau- bus and the Tourist Resort- In Antarctic? HOBART, Australia (AP) The antarctic's potential as a tourist resort has been over- looked, according to Dr. Phillip Law, director of the Foreign Ministry's Antarctic Division. Law said in a lecture today that establishment of transan- tarctic air routes, possibly with- in the next 10 years, could lead lo development of tourist activi- ties on the icy continent. McMurao Sound, the main American base in the antarctic, offers many attractions and wmhf a ntKtbte rite for I togridi mart, Uw Mi. tem. "The first day, probably 15 an hour dropped in." ers, which opened Monday, is mailing pamphlets giving the upturn in earnings this year from previously depressed lev- els, the rate of return on invest- ed capital still lags well below the average of all manufactur- ing industries. The remedy, they say. Is a feller camps continue to pass price rise, probably on selected out literature while making big tonnage finished stel telephone calls, products like sheets, strip and plates. Labor contracts between the steel companies and the United Steelworkers of America exoire next June. Wage negotiations can begin Jan. 1. Johnson reportedly is keeping in close touch with preliminary moves toward contract changes. which could have an important j of Commerce said today the use {Q make-sure others wno effect on prices. I of the organization's name in a favflr (he Republican candi- Four of the. industry's "Big political advertisment was with- dates know wherg (hey can get Eight" companies reported out its permission. When national contract JCs Protest Use of Name "Now as many as two to three an hour are coming in." At Goldwater Rockefeller ac- Maser is the short name for molecular amplification by j stimulated emission of radiation I from radio waves to light. j Basov. 42. and Prochorov, 48, will share the other half of the prize. They are members of the Sheriff Candidate J. T. Har- I Lebedev Institute for Physics of ris yesterday asked the United j Ihe Soviet Academy of Science. States Attorney General to send I The Nobel Committee of the "federal. agents" to Mississip- R o y a 1 Swedish Academy of Science, which chooses the phy- cited the Soviet- Harris Asks Federal Help pi County Tuesday. Harris said he would request sics winner, "federal agents" at "the trio for .basic re- headquariers. volunteers have j chine controlled boxes." search within quantum electron- been maintaining a telephone i Asked which boxes those i ics which has led to production survey, distributing Republican would be, Harris replied, "I'll of oscillators and amplifiers j literature, selling GOP jewelry and Gold Water. About 30 women and some be glad to tell them boxes." which according to principle. the maser-laser Blytheville Junior Chamber men makj telephone can. record high first nine and nearly all sizeable produc ers reported gains. a ride to the polls or have their >h earnings for tne The board of directors issuea taken care of months of the the following statement regard-1 {hey to Sam ing an advertisment placed in the Courier News by J. T. Har- The industry giant, U.S. Steel 1 ris, Republican candidate f o r Corp., seemed headed for a lackluster earnings year along side the boom results of mid-1950s. sheriff. "The Blytheville Junior Cham- the I her of Commerce stales that the use of our name in the political ad in the Blytheville Courier POLITICAL ADS ARE DUE EARLY Here's a reminder for politi- Larimore. a GOP campaigner. Practically all our litera- ture has been he said. "We mailed the last edi- tion of the WR Campaigner to everyone in the county." The most useful item in both camps, however, is the tele- News on Tuesday, was m a dI e hone Biythevjile area resi- without the permission of the, dents can expcct calls from board of directors of the local camps right up to the day Junior Chamber. of the election, and maybe a "The Jaycees do not engage j fcw rcmjndm during election in politics as a group. This is j day ftf cal on deadlines for po- litical advertising In the Courier News: Political advertising must be hi the newspaper office on tne apologies U. S. and Arkansas state "In regard to morning prior to the day it is to appear. For ads to appear on Monday, advertising must be in this of- fice no later than a.m. on Saturday.. from the Hot Springs" Chamber of Commerce concerning the can- celled debate and received same before the visit of Richard Wool- ten, Hot Springs Chamber presi- dent, who visited here la it [week." Two Pilots Die In Viet SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Two U.S. Air Force pilots were killed today in the crash of their A1E Skynider on a training minion 12 miles northeast of Saigon, a U.S. mill' Ury tpokeunin Mid. Fair And Mild AREA FORECAST-Fair with little temperature change through Friday. High this afternoon and Friday 74-84: low to- night 46-52. Outlook for Saturday, partly cloudy and mild. U. S Weather Bureau Agricultural Service Reiser. Ark, Early morning fog over South Arkansas. Yesterday's highs were in the mid 70s to low 80s; overnight lows were in the 50s. No rain is indicated through Arkansas was rapidly dissipated Saturday and the harvest will by a bright sun and another fine continue to progress without any day was in store for the state. Little change in this sequence of mild days and cool nights is seen for at least the next few weather-induced delays. Early morning dews will con- tinue in the moderate to heavy range and generally the best days. picking hours will be between Cool, high pressure covered a.m. and 5 p.m. the lakes and upper plains, but the front associated with this cool outbreak w weak and its movement into Arkansas will not bring any radical changes in temperature. The surface weather map is devoid of any major storm cen- ters and high pressure will con- tinue to dictate the weather ia Hlsh Overnight Mean ._ Precipitation put 14 boun ft i.a. to 7 Precipitation Ju. 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