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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - February 10, 1988, Blytheville, Arkansas
Obituaries Maude Cassidy mrs. Maude Cassidy 82 of Heber Springs former Long time Blytheville resident and the widow of Luke Cassidy died tuesday in the Cleburne county Hospital in Heber Springs. She was the retired owner of the Maude Cassidy boarding House and a member of armity Baptist Church. She is survived by one daughter mrs. Sue Roussel of Heber Springs two sons Clai Ihn Cassie a of of Louis and Bob Cassidy of Vero Beach Fla. Two Brothers Paul Woodhouse of Blytheville and Bud Woodhouse of Flint Mich. Two Sisters Snyder of Blytheville and mrs. Frances Shrable of Flint ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Services will be at 1 30 . Friday in Cobb funeral Home Chapel with burial in Mapel Grove cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 7-8 30 . Thursday at the funeral . Ketchum Herbert Howard Ketchum 80, of Manila died tuesday at st. Bernard regional medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired Farmer and a resident of Manila for the past 32 years. He is survived by his wife Billie Jean Ketchum of Manila one son Rickey Ketchum of Paragould one Stepson Randy Phillips of Manila two Brothers Hubert Ketchum of Manila and Norman Ketchum of Memphis and one sister mrs. Lucy Perry of Newburn Tenn. Funeral services will be held at 2 . On thursday at Howard funeral service Chapel in Manila with the Rev. William Piercy officiating. Burial will be in the Manila cemetery. The family will receive visitors this evening from 6 to 9 . At the funeral Crawford mrs. Ora Crawford 88, widow of Omer c. Crawford died tuesday in Mississippi county Hospital of Blytheville. She was a former Long time resident of the Steele area and was a member of Sanford Church of Christ. She is survived by one son Joe Crawford of Westville . Three daughters. Mrs. Vivian Saulsberry of Maiden mo., lip. Bobbie Hicks of Opelika ala.,Lind mrs. Ann Farley of Blytheville and 13 grandchildren 10 great grandchildren. Services will be Friday at 10 30 . In Cobb funeral Home Chapel with or. Wally Scaife officiating. Burial will be in it. Zion cemetery in Steele. The family will receive visitors thursday from 7-8 30 . At the funeral Home Vic Calendar retired police officers of Blytheville Are organizing a club. All retired officers Are asked to meet monday at 6 30 . At grecian Steak House. Pete t. And Dee Haney Are sponsoring the first meeting. For More information Contact Pete or Dee at 763-7733. A name for the club will be discussed at the meeting. Market quotes courier news Blytheville Ark a wednesday february 10,1988 a Page 9 ceo says americans want to sell not make goods a amp a employees brought cookies and punch to their business office window for the month of the kindergarten classes of Franklin elementary december. School yesterday in appreciation for decorating pictured above Are the three science fair Over All winners from Gosnell Junior High school from left to right Michael Colvin first place Winner Jason Taylor second place Winner and Passey third place Winner. Kerns Matt 30 Gohs students to compete in area science fair Gosnell a Gosnell Junior High school s fourth annual science fair was held tuesday and wednesday in the gymnasium. Said Phil Toombs co spoils or of science club and 9th Grade science teacher Quot this is the largest number of projects and posters entered into our science fair we be Ever had. Over 114 posters and 151 projects were entered. Quot winners of each category first second and third place 10 categories in All will continue to the regional Competition in Jonesboro on March 4.&Quot Overall winners for the science fair and their winning projects Are Micheal Colvin with a project Glascock raps Alexander on minimum wage Little Rock a it took him about a dozen tries but Dar Rell Glascock finally put together a 30-second commercial condemning Bill Alexander for not knowing the Federal minimum wage. Glascock a political consultant from Fairfield Bay faces Alexander the 1st District congressman for the democratic nomination in the March 8 primary. There Are no other can dates so unless a write in candidacy develops the nominee will go to Congress. Grady Trimble and Todd Smith of Trimble production studios of Little Rock set up a camera and a recording machine and hooked a microphone under Glascock s Lapel As he stood with the state Capitol in the background. An article in the Forrest City times Herald newspaper on feb. 1 about an appearance by Alexander at East Arkansas Community College said a student asked Alexander about the possibility of raising the minimum wage and the congressman answered Quot right now i think it s $4 and. Is that right what is the minimum wage i Don t even know. You can Tell it s been a Long time since i be been in College right i used to work for minimum wage when i was in College and frail by i was glad to get the Federal minimum wage is $3.35 an hour. While equipment was being positioned Glascock talked about what a shame it was that Alexander did t know like my mum wage. When a reporter asked Glascock about the state minimum wage Glascock faltered and Glascock s Campaign manager Jerry Russell of Little Rock stepped in quickly and said Glascock was running for a Federal office Notata Teoffice. Quot this is a Federal office Quot Glascock concurred. Noise from cars and trucks travelling in front of the Capitol a no risk 30 Day trial on All y v Hia Riho instruments u Quot a free k b b b a free it us a cab Jui Ytje hearing consultation Oto Copic examination and electronic jul la m hearing Testi ask us about the free Battery Speciall m the following 10 30 . Quotations from the new York and american Stockli exchanges and Nash a Are supplied by Dave Mclane of Edward d. Jones it co. In Blytheville. Further information about these and other Stoulis May be obtained by calling Mclane at 763-9262. Anier. Greetings Atit Citicorp Dupont Eastman Kodak Exxon family Dollar store Freeport Mac be 42% general dynamics pm he Kincan Holiday inn ism inspirational resources Kmart Kroger co. Mcdonalds Mcdonnell Douglas Middle so. Util. Mucor Occidental petrol. 16% 29% 20 80% 41 /4 4h4 m we 5214 64 204 4 24 110% 5 32% 294 45 my 62% 9% 10% 37% 26% was a nuisance but Trimble said some studio work would help offset the noise. With pauses for a couple of cigarettes Glascock ran through his script again and again occasionally stumbling on his lines and saying Quot bust Quot when he wanted to Start Over. Along the Way he was getting several useable versions on film. At stops in the filming other work took place a once they muffled the microphone later they gave him a couple of tips about what to do with the newspaper in his hands. He kept it to just under 30 seconds which Russell said could Cost $350 or More per airing on television stations reaching into the District. The part of the work that took place at the Capitol lasted about 40 minutes. Here s what Glascock will be saying Quot i m Darrell Glasscock and i am serious when i say that Bill Alexander has lost touch with the people. Nothing demonstrates this More than his recent statement printed in the Forrest Cit Church events the Good news quartet will perform at the Cherry Street Church of god pathway ministries sunday february 14 at 6p.m. Newspaper in which he admitted he did t even know what the minimum wage is. With seven of the top 10 counties in unemployment in the 1st District and much of our workforce working for minimum wage this admission is a disgrace. If you la help Send me to Congress on March 8, i la put the 1st District first and International politics and Jet setting daughter of b Volle couple wins january past in pictures $25 a Jonesboro woman Joyce Townsend has been named the Winner of the january past in pictures contest and has been sent a $25 Check from the courier news. Townsend s winning photo showed her parents Emil and Eula Damon As they appeared during their courtship in 1927. The Damons of Blytheville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last Christmas eve. 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On Quot Domestic hamsters Quot Jason Taylor Quot controlling common bacteria Quot and Matt Passey Quot optical the science fair was scheduled for Public viewing on tuesday night however due to a Power outage which affected the Gosnell area the event had to be cancelled. By the associated press the new chief executive officer of the Wal Mart stores discount Chain headquartered at Benton Ville. Ark., says americans Haven t lost their enthusiasm for Selling goods Quot but we Don t want to make them Quot we Are evolving into a service Industry and that is not Good for any of us Quot Wal Mart ceo David Glass said tuesday. Quot if a Don t quit evolving we Are going to reach the Point that All we Are going to be doing is Selling hamburgers to each other Glass promoted to his new Post recently after being president and chief operating officer for four years spoke at Memphis Tenn., to the National Cotton Council. Later he was in Little Rock ark., for the company s annual meeting of store managers. At Memphis he told of sitting Down with the Heads of american companies to talk about providing products for Sale in Wal Mart stores. The firms would have been Happy to provide the item he said but Quot they wanted to have it made in Hong Kong Quot eliminating the problems of dealing with plants equipment and employees in the United states. Under such an arrangement Glass said Wal Mart would have gotten everything it wanted Quot except one thing a jobs for he said Wal Mart helped set up a Plant at Brinkley to manufacture Clinton promises education reforms Little Rock a gov. Bill Clinton says he Hopes to implement a sweeping new program of reforms in Public schools and higher education in 1989. He said tuesday that the reforms would include a scholarship and loan program for College students willing to teach illiterate adults to read. He said he would dramatically increase funding available for scholarships and Loans to College students who agree to be part of a state literacy corps. He said he had a vision that a couple of Hundred College students from the institutions of Southeastern Arkansas would go into the counties in the Mississippi Delta and Cut the illiteracy rate 80 percent in two years. Quot and if we can do it and advertise it it la be on "20-20,&Quot it la be in time it la be in Newsweek it la be in . News and world report and those terribly depressed counties along the Mississippi Delta instead of being a liability will become an economic asset to the state Quot he said. Services Tycobb funeral Home integrity some of the flannel shirts the Chain Sells. But according to Glass no . Company wanted to make the material so it comes from Hong Kong. At Little Roc i Glass said it was too Early to Tell what differences would arise from his Assumption of the ceo s title from Sam Walton founder and Board chairman of the company. Quot san will is is set Ivan involved As in the past Quot he Saivii adding that new corporate roles would eventually evolve. But he said any changes would have Little Impact on Wal Mart Stock prices. Quot the Market tracks your performance not individuals Quot he said. According to Glass there s Little Chance that Walton 69, will retire in the near future. He said the company founder loves three things Tennis Bird Hunting and the retail encouraged by Malak Little Rock apr. Fahmy Malak the state medical examiner urged the fathers of two teen agers run Over and killed by a train to have the bodies of their sons exhumed for an autopsy by a pathologist of their choosing. Malak has ruled that Larry Kevin Ives 17, and Don George Henry 16, were in a deep marijuana induced sleep when they Lay Side by Side on a Union Pacific Railroad track and were killed by a train about 4 25 . Aug. 23. The fathers Larry Ives of Benton and Curtis Henry of Bryant spent about an hour with Malak on tuesday. Quot if it were my son i would exhume the body and hire the Best medical examiner in America Quot Malak told the men. Quot i am a father too. My son is a teen Ager. I have two kids. But this is the Bottom line. 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