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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - May 1, 1965, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier news vol. 61�?no. 38 Blytheville Arkansas saturday May i 1965 8 pages five cwt dominican rebels out of control county schools see integration plans approved five Mississippi county school districts have had plans for integration approved by the United states office of education. However not Many of them involve biracial communities. Gosnell which integrated its schools several years ago and Dyess Etowah Leachville and Manila had plans approved. In All 113 Arkansas districts received a Federal Okay on their integration plans. However Only eight of these Are biracial. Blytheville plan does not meet guidelines released by the office of education after the local plan had been drafted and submitted. It doubtless will be revamped to come unde the provision that integration must be completed by 1967. My life \ a. Xxii of Tig Jettie Driver services held in Osceola services for Jettie Driver 52, prominent Osceola landowner were conducted at to . Today in Osceola s first Baptist Church by Rev Harry Jacobs and Rev. Kelly dampeer of Lula miss. Burial was in Violet cemetery Swift funeral Home in charge. Or. Driver who had farming operations in the Osceola and Lula areas died suddenly in his room in a Memphis Motel thursday after sustaining a heart attack. Members of a Pioneer Mississippi county family or. Driver attended Washington and Lee and the University of Arkansas. He leaves his widow mrs. Virginia Blackwood Driver Osceola two sons it. . Jerry Driver with the Navy in san Diego calif., and Dwight d. Driver a senior at the University of Arkansas two Brothers James d. And c b. Driver both of Osceola and a sister mrs. Herbert ship pen of Osceola. Dropout drops out Paw Paw Mich. A the War on poverty in this Little southwestern Michigan Community has ended in defeat. The Only participant in a works study program for High school dropouts dropped out. The 16-year-old boy had enrolled for a class in woodworking. He also had a Job As an assistant janitor in the High school. Six weeks and $120 later he quit the program. A live got enough Money now to make a Down payment on a motorcycle a he explained. Parade stars a Janna Todd miss City Beautiful and members of her court Linda Lowe deft and Sherri Mcfall were featured in a downtown Parade yesterday which kicked off the City a paint up clean up fix up week. Activities of the week Are under sponsorship of the City Beautiful commission. Courier news photo hey kids Here s to kill or new Way cripple yourself flood Waters flatten out in wide River by John d. Mcclai Hannibal to. A the police chief . Anderson of i City streets said Mississippi River lapped at Bountiful Utah also has been often even the skater does no to store fronts in Hannibal today by Charles l. West Christmas left a lot of skate Tai. A major fractures accounted new York apr alarmed boards in the Jacksonville Fla. For 20 by several injuries increased area among other places. The police chief Harold Olean of traffic halyards and near Acci \ Duval county patrol confiscated Ames where five Iowa state dents Chattanooga traffic chief Many and threatened arrests University students were fined Lamar Boyd broke out the Law for a impeding $5 each for skateboarding in books recently to remind residents of that Tennessee City a a no person Shal go upon any confiscating All he finds As a know where he s going. Roadway on roller skates or rid Public nuisance. Ing by Means of any coaster toy vehicle or similar device except while crossing a Street on a his target was a fad which has rolled across the county alarming authorities in Many locations skateboards. A skateboard is a Plank about two feet Long mounted on four roller skate wheels. Sidewalk surfers ride by standing on it with one foot and pushing with the other. It or it ifs really nothing More than the Wisconsin Highway department warned that sidewalk surfing is illegal on state High ways Dallas. Tex authorities said it is forbidden by a 1941 ordinance against roller skating the Idaho state land Board banned it from the Capitol Cornu is in Boise and Bridge Campus sidewalks. It s a problem of combining balance Speed and control. This created a read made Market for Mark Burton 18. Of Colorado Springs colo., a freshman at Simpson College in Iowa. An accomplished skateboarder he has been teaching a a Yaj. A the Art to fellow students on 1711 Lon vie Cong arms Cache is captured by Malcolm w. Browne Saigon South Viet Nam apr a big Cache of captured Viet Cong arms included precision lightweight flame throwers presumably furnished by communist China the vietnamese army announced today. Also discovered were East German heavy machine guns described As especially suited for use As antiaircraft weapons. The announcement came As Saigon girded itself for possible trouble during the May i labor Holiday. The arms Cache was found Friday during a three Day operation in coastal mangrove swamps about 60 Miles South of the capital. The government said 152 Viet Cong were killed during the action including 52 at the site of the weapons Cache. Another 35 Viet Cong were captured and 42 communist suspects rounded up the government said. A a a South vietnamese casualties were Given As three killed and eleven wounded. Most of the communist dead apparently resulted from air strikes by helicopters and fighter bombers. About 60 guerrillas were machine gunned by . Helicopters As they tried to swim across a Small River. Civilians in the area were warned of the air strikes by leaflets and loudspeakers and some 4,000 were said to have poured into government controlled areas. Flying squads of combat police headed off trouble Between two dissident labor unions in Saigon today. There were no injuries or arrests. About 1,000 members of the vietnamese Christian confederation of labor the most Power has claimed 12 lives in Iowa Ful Union in the country Gath Minnesota Wisconsin and ii cred in a downtown Park to hear Nois and caused almost $150 May Day speeches. A dissident in damage is expected j group gathered several blocks As rive men prepared for the last act in a flood tragedy which has run from Minnesota to Missouri. Churning River water which soviet asks emergency . Session port conn., police supt. Joseph a. Walsh said it is outlawed by City regulations against playing in the streets. It it it a we have treated 49 cases a Between the Ages of 8 and 18 a the old sidewalk scooters kids since last May for skateboard have been making for years. Injuries a said or. William coeds at Indiana University annoyed by skateboarding near their dormitory tried to Stop from roller skates and scrap lumber a but minus the handle. Oetting an orthopaedic surgeon at new Rochelle n a Hospi-1 Conlon 16, of Brooklyn. Gambling fails at raid spa hot Springs Ark. A Ponce raided two nightspots Here Friday afternoon in search of Slot machines. They found a i Bingo game a which they Stop but that was All. Officers led by Garland county sheriff Duffie Searcy spent about 15 minutes searching the Southern club and the Vapours after simultaneous raids. . Meets monday night City planning commission will discuss a number of zoning matters when it meets at 7 30 monday night pc chairman John c. My Haney said today. The session will be held in City Hall and is open to the Public. A new Street East of Walker Park and zoning matters involving property on South Elm and Ruddle Road Are on the Agenda Mchaney stated. Times in recent weeks to Issue search warrants requested by state Ponce contending that they were made out improperly. But fridays Effort met his requirements. A this was the first time the state of Arkansas had come through the regular channels of the prosecuting attorneys office and the court and As a result the prosecuting attorney pre Tox take up Little Rock apr the state Revenue department said Friday that state tax collections in april climbed to $17,695,270, which is $1,311,000 More than collected in april 1964. The clubs Are among hot Springs Plush est and were the pared the necessary affidavits most patronized of the casinos an issued the warrants that became private clubs after Dobbs explained. Gov. Orval e. Faubus shut he said that if the proper pro them last year. Searcy said that As far As he knew the clubs were not Given Advance notice of the raid. The raid was launched after state trooper Charles Winn of Little Rock went to the clubs thursday night. He said he saw Slot machines in use and signed an affidavit to that effect. After the preparation of the affidavit through the prosecutors office the sheriff s office and the office of circuit judge p. E. Dobbs the raids were made. On the second floor of the Southern club officers surprised some patrons in a Bingo game. But their Powers of search and seizure were limited by the warrant to Slot machines so the game rolled on. Medure is followed in the future the state would have no trouble getting warrants a issued and directed to the state and the sheriff of the a anytime there is a raid though a Dobbs said a the sheriff of Garland county is going to be in on it and they state police Are not going to s h o o t around them the sheriff s office a to flatten out in the wide River Banks of the lower Mississippi. It a the . Weather Bureau said the Racket by tossing buckets of the water would Crest Between water from windows onto the 25 Anil 25.5 feet sunday at Kuin surfers. It Wasny to successful. By 111., where the flood stage is despite broken legs cuts 17 feet skins and bruises the fad a Crest Between 24.6 and 25 grows. A the danger is part of feet Wil hit about Midnight Sun the kick a explained James Day at Hannibal a a River town with no levees. A about the Only damage we expect at Hannibal a except for a Little mud and Silt a will be from tourists a a policeman said. The officer said the streets were jammed Friday by persons a who were just driving Down to gawk at the almost a foot of water covers 15 Square blocks of the downtown area a but no one is worried. Only about 25 famines have been evacuated because of water surrounding their Homes. A a a while businessmen in Hannibal sandbagged their doors and built wooden Bridges four feet above the water the grim fight against the backlash of the River continued upstream. A critical spot is North of Quincy 111. Where the Northside of a levee at the Rock Creek drainage District is slowly being eaten away by the River. It is adjacent to a levee in the Indian grave District which splintered earlier this week and sent the River rolling Over about 10,000 acres of Farmland. Away and police took up positions Between the two groups. A a a the rallies broke up after several hours. Police were armed with shotguns and sub machine guns and reinforced by fire trucks with pressure hoses. Authorities feared Viet Cong terrorists might carry out bombings or stir up a riot to celebrate May Day. The South vietnamese government protested Friday against a soviet description of the Viet congas National liberation front As a the sole Legal representative of the South vietnamese the protest was made in a message to the three nation International control commission on Indochina. By Robert Berrellez Santo Domingo dominican Republic apr heavy firing continued in this rebellion torn capital today despite an agreed cease fire in the dominican republics week old civil War. Rebel leaders fighting for the return to Power of exiled former president Juan d. Bosch admitted they did not have Complete control of their men who include armed civilians and dissident Young military officers. Much of the firing was to the Vicinity of the . Embassy where one . Marine was killed Friday. Fighting went on through the night in the eerie Light of Parachute flare. A a a the soviet news Agency tass announced that the soviet Union had asked for an emergency meeting of the . Security Council to consider the situation in the dominican Republic. Tass called the . Landings a armed intervention in the internal affairs of the dominican new aggressive act a . Suffers 27 casualties in Dominica Washington a a total of 27 casualties among the . Forces in Santo Domingo including two killed a was reported by the state department As of 9 30 a in. Est today. The department said two marines were dead and 17 had been wounded. Among the . Army forces eight have been wounded it said. No names were released. The department also reported a St Pup in . Medical Aid to the wounded in the revolt torn capital of the dominican Republic. It said an army Field Hospital and two medical companies have been airlifted into Santo Domingo and Are giving treatment to wounded on both sides of the conflict. A Navy surgical team including three doctors also was reported in route to the area. Other medical units have been alerted to move if needed. . Will fight new farm Bill appointed a Doug Martin son of col. And mrs. Sherman Martin of Blytheville air Force base has been appointed to the United states air Force Academy and will report there june 28. Martin has lettered in All major sports at Gosnell High school and ranks in the top five percent of his graduating class. Colonel Martin is commander of the 42nd air division Here. Seeks support two attorneys admitted by court Washington a the United states will seek a Strong show of Unity and support for it it it the Crest has subsided at levees at Dubuque Clinton and Davenport Iowa and Moline East Moline and Rock Island 111. But the water still pushes at the Sodden dikes. Workers battled the River at Niota 111., where soft spots kept appearing in the dikes. Workers reinforced soft spots or boils at fort Madison Iowa just across Mississippi county a farm Bureau will join other farm Bureau groups across the state in attempting to convince Congress to reject a a harmful farm legislation and in sponsoring a constitutional amendment which would remove control of state Legislatures from Federal courts. A we Hope citizens outside our organization too will act to head off the administrations ill advised farm Bill and see that people in the states Are Given Back the right to form their Legislatures As they see fit a Bill Cromer of Osceola county feb president said. Cromer said farm Bureau of the Secretary of agriculture would be granted a a unprecedented authority. The farm Bureau also is objecting to these Points of the Bill Extension of the principle of multiple Price certificate schemes to additional crops laying groundwork for dumping of commodities to break markets introducing a sliding scale for subsidies and encouraging potential overproduction of soybeans. A a a Cromer said a it is particularly significant to Mississippi facials recently met in Jones county Farmers that soybeans Dobbs has refused several i dais said today. Blytheville attorneys Richard Reid end Don Prevallet were admitted to practice before the the Muddy River. South Viet Nam at the Seato supreme court this week j the . Army corps of Engi foreign ministers conference in the two men were sponsored neers estimated the record Frances virtual drop out from by congressman e. C. Took i floods had cause about $10 Mil-1 policies in a number of respects the eight nation Alliance offi Gathings in ceremonies in Wash lion in damage Between do j Cromer reported. Boro to discuss these and other problems. The administrations farm Bill introduced earlier this month runs counter to farm Bureau Lington monday. A Buque Iowa and Hannibal Are included in the list of crops which could be raised on land diverted from feed grains. A that provision would encourage excessive production which might grow to sufficient volume to Force Beans under a of . the . State department Aid in Washington it would have no immediate comment on the soviet move. . Ambassador w. Tapley Bennett announced the ceasefire went into effect at 5 30 . Friday but indicated to newsmen that foreign elements might have taken Over the rebellious movement. President Johnson said in a statement in Washington Friday night there were significant signs that people trained outside the dominican Republic Are seeking to gain control of tha rebels. It it it Bennett said the rebels and the opposing military Junta had agreed to submit the dispute to arbitration by an organization of american states commission. A special Oas foreign mins ers meeting was called in Washington and an Oas peace team planned to Fly Here tonight. President Johnson had urged the Oas to take responsibility for restoring peace and re establishing constitutional government in the dominican Republic. The cease fire pact. Bennett said in his announcement guarantees the personal safety of combatants on both sides including prisoners and those in Asylum in foreign embassies. Bennett emphasized that Only a cease fire had been discussed with the rebels and not a final settlement. Signing for the rebels were Hugo Conde and col. Fausto Caamano whose brother Francisco is described As the rebels top military Leader. A a a it was not immediately disclosed who signed the cease fire agreement for the Junta forces headed by Brig. Gen. Elias Wessin y Wessin who rallied elements of the army and air Force and the Navy to oppose the pro Bosch forces. Tile papal Nuncio in Santo Domingo the it. Rev. Emmanuel Larizzio played a key role in negotiating the cease fire. He was in touch with the rebels and later met with the Wessin Junta at its Headquarters at Isidro air base. 20 Miles outside of Santo Domingo. Latest estimates of the toll of the fighting which started when pro Bosch military officers forced the resignation of a civilian Junta government headed by Donald Reid Cabral were put at More than 500 killed with another 500 possibly killed. The injured ran into the hundreds. In a major Battle Friday with some 1,800 police Loyal to the Junta rebel forces won the massive Ozama fortress which commands a strategic position on the West Side of the River of the same name in the capital. A a a authenticated reports said the rebels under col. Francisco Caamano took the fortress after heavy fighting. Survivors who swam the River said the rebels committed atrocities against the defenders and executed several police officers who had surrendered unarmed. In All the rebels were reported to control More than half of Santo Domingo. The first . Casualties cams As the marines and paratroopers moved to the City from tha East and West. The marines moved a nine mile area designated earner by the Oas As a Haven for refugees from tha see dominicans on Page s weather Arkansas fair and a Little warmer through sunday. High today in 80s. Low tonight 54-64. Under the Bill Cromer said control

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