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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - November 20, 1971, Blytheville, Arkansas Ftp to a a courier Newi Blytheville ant a Anam May november Seim pits participants in the play presented by a Reading class at West Junior High school earlier this week. Lewis bus photo by Rusty labor continued from Page one greeting of a Hail to the chief.�?�. There was no escort committee for Nixon when he finished his speech and Meany Cut Short Nixon a Effort to Duck under a rope to shake hands with some labor delegates. Nixon appeared shocked and angry when Meany banged his Gavel and ordered delegates Back to their seats. A we will now proceed with act ii a. Meany said. Nixon stalked from the big i convention Hall and returned to j Washington. The White House denied that Nixon changed plans to relax for the weekend in key Biscayne and the Bahamas because of anger Over the labor reception. A a in be got to get out of Here so you Guys can have your meeting a Nixon was overheard saying As he left the room. Jerry Wurf president of the american federation of state county and municipal workers a and a member of the Al Cio executive Council said Nixon a speech was an attempt to a a manipulate workers and would fail. A the stumbled a said president Edward j. Carlough of the Sheet Metal workers in criticizing Nixon a speech. A the was telling us he is president of the United states and that we be had it a said another Union official. Nixon a pay Board despite Means a a Challenge to Nixon to a kick us off if he did no to like labor s term. At the same time Nixon was speaking Here the pay Board at a meeting in Washington softened earlier rulings against pay increases due contractually during the 90-Day wage Price freeze exempted workers earning less than $2 an hour and approved a first year wage hike of a three year contract negotiated for some 100,000 striking Coal miners Early sunday minutes after the wage Price freeze ended. The Al Cio denounced the latest retroactivity ruling As a piecemeal inadequate Devi-1 Sivey and repeated its demand for full Back pay for All work j ers. The convention wound up Fri-1 Days session by hiking i Meany a salary As president of the nearly 14-milion-member labor federation form $70,000 to $90,000 a year and Secretary treasurer Lane Kirkland a from $45,000 to $60,000. Aides said they did t know action continued trom Page i from Dixie. On the Southeast Corner of Bell and Moultrie there is a tree that needs trimming because it impairs the vision of Drivers turning onto Moultrie from Bell. To whom should this be reported a a Anonymous City. The location of any obstruction of this Type should be reported to the department of Public works which action line did. Homer to Besharse superintendent of the department said he is already aware of the situation at Bell and Moultrie but thus far has been unable to Contact the property owner to get her permission to trim the tree. He said he will also investigate the other complaint and take the necessary action to alleviate the problem. Dot. A the Short Street Between Lange elementary school and West up present play West Junior High school students in mrs. Frances l. Fryers fifth period Reading class presented a play Reading Between the lines As part of National children a Book week recently. Cast members and Book characters who took part included Scott Mosley Donna Fleming Cindy Myers Quot in Lum Tommy Hughes Paul Gray la Donna Baker Charlie Dixon Scott Henley Jeanne Howdershell Jamie Billman Liz Royer Ricky Elliott Vera Ham Gaye Godley Lou Little Donald Kuykendall Mike Mcnulty Kin Ratliff ran Hart Scott Atkinson Leigh Westbrook Randy Young Paula Farley Bonnie Atchley Sherri Robertson Lucy smart Teresa Thompson Mike Penn and Carolyn Alexander. Mrs. Era s. Floyd is school librarian. Black talks caucus convention Price thereof. Interested purchasers May can tact the undersigned. Leon Burrow attorney for executor. 11-13, 20 How the pay boards general Railroad tracks is one Way r e a o going South. Why Isnit a one wage limit of 5.5 per cent a year would affect the raises about 28 per cent for Meany and More than 30 per cent for Kirkland. It was also Learned that the Al Cio had refused a White House bid for Nixon to speak at the opening convention session thursday. But the clash did no to break up i Coffee. Spanish inns serve Fried Doughy Churrot with cups of Roundup continued from Page ii Ville sustained a lacerated ear and was released after receiving treatment at Chickasaw Hospital according to authorities. A fourth suspect aged 17, was arrested by Blytheville police yesterday and charged with burglary and Petty larceny in connection with a break in this past weekend at the Blue Hanger lounge 2013 West main. Earlier officers apprehended three juveniles accused of the burglary and recovered two cases of Beer and a Quantity of cigarettes allegedly taken from the lounge. All four will be turned Over to juvenile authorities police said. Two cars driven by Blytheville motorists were damaged about 8 15 last night following a rear end collision on North sixth near numerate police advised this morning. Authorities said an Auto operated by Ted k. Price ran into the rear of a vehicle driven North by Rebecca Ann Graham when the Graham car slowed to make a left turn. Police estimated damage to the two cars at $200 and $400, respectively. The Accident report said Price was charged with driving while intoxicated and following too closely. The Driver of an Auto involved in an Accident wednesday at West Junior High school said yesterday the 14-year-old girl who received minor injuries in the mishap ran into the front of his car and not into the path of the vehicle As was reported. This was confirmed by the police which says the girl a Iran into the front of his no charges were filed against the Driver Kenneth Elton Causey the Accident report said. The Long delayed riot trials of 23 persons indicted by a special state grand jury which probed the May 1970 disorders at Kent state University Are scheduled to get under Way monday in Ravenna Ohie. The u. S. Supreme court decided Friday by a 6-to-l vote to Grant no further delay in the trials even though the High court still has not disposed of final appeals in a suit challenging the grand jury indictments. Harrison . A Bill Stern whose voice was known to millions As a radio sports broadcaster died Friday night at his Home Here. He was 64. Sports fans remembered him for his Sharp vibrant and authoritative sports announcing. Stern was also Well known for an autobiographical Book a the taste of ashes a describing his recovery from narcotics addiction acquired after a 1935 Auto Accident in which he lost a leg. A special musical program will be presented at 7 00 sunday evening at the West end Baptist Church Rose and Beale streets. Several choirs from other churches will be participating in the program. The Public is invited to attend according to Rev. . Yancey pastor of the Church. Going South. Why Way sign posted at this site a a Check with municipal officials indicates the writer is mistaken and that the Street is a two Way thoroughfare. There was also some doubt whether the Short stretch of pavement is actually a dedicated Street however one official said a i am inclined to think it is since the City had done work out there on it in the chamber names 12 directors As a result of balloting held thursday 12 members of the Blytheville chamber of Commerce have been elected to the Board of directors and will serve from . I to nov. 30, 1973, James red Vannoy c. Of c executive vice president has announced. Those elected were Mason Bryant Montgomery Bryant Montgomery 77, a retired Farmer died yesterday in Chickasawba Hospital. Bom at Monette he had been a resident of the Monette and Blytheville areas All of his life. He was a member of the Happy Comer Assembly of god Church a Veteran of world War i and a member of the american legion. He is survived by his wife mrs. Mattie Wiggins Montgomery of Blytheville one daughter mrs. Lucille Poff of Blytheville one granddaughter and one great grandchild. Services will be at 2 . Monday in Happy Comer Assembly of god Church near Monette Rev. Roy Anderson Rev. Claudie Throgmartin and Rev. Leroy w. Morgan officiating. Burial will be in Macey cemetery by Cobb funeral Home. Pallbearers will be James Looney Bobby Looney Odis Dodd Donald Payne Floyd Williams and Floyd Brandon. By Austin Scott associated press writer Washington a for the second time in two months a caucus of Black elected officials Friday explored the possibility of calling a non partisan National Black political convention. But this time a working committee was named to explore its feasibility. A i find a growing acceptance of this concept a said rep. Charles Diggs d-mich., chairman of the House Black caucus which called the two Day meeting. A i think its a question of How it can be put together and the working committee grew out of a Stormy meeting Friday night at which the question of supporting rep. Shirley Chisholm d-., in her bid for the democratic presidential nomination also was discussed. The meeting was closed to the Public and press but Diggs and others said mrs. Chisholm told them she did not want the question decided at this time even though rep. Ronald v. Dellums d-calif., and others made speeches supporting her. A i Haven to been at a political meeting on National issues anywhere in the country where mrs. Chisholm was not discussed a Diggs told a Midnight news conference. A she obviously has a considerable amount of earlier in the evening another caucus workshop decided to set up a a Delegate selection coordinating committee by . 18 to help states place blocs of Black delegates in the 1972 democratic National convention. Rep. Walter e. Fauntroy d-., who chaired the Delegate selection panel said his group Felt itself a in a very tight time bind. We have six weeks before the Delegate selection process he said . 18 was set to Convene regional and state meetings for Black politicians to make sure they re informed and a have a fridays meeting the latest in a series that began in May is not necessarily the last. A we conceived of this meeting As one of the Steps along the Road but certainly not the final step a said Diggs. A it was not our concept that this conference could or would try to speak for All the Black people of the . We thought it would give the Opportunity to air some substantive issues which we think should be part of some National some 300 persons attended fridays session. Gary ind., mayor Richard Hatcher who chaired a meeting of about 50 Black elected officials in a Chicago suburb two months ago said he thought a the level of consciousness of Blacks. Is increasing on a daily basis a As far As politics is concerned. Trinity Baptist slates or. Adams Rev. Martin Sifford pastor Day Leo t. Effenberger Jesse of Trinity Baptist Church 918 Fleming Rolan Fletcher Jim e. Main Blytheville has an Greer Roland w. Hicks j bounced that or. Moody Adams Elbert s. Johnson Royall s. Will be guest evangelist at a Johnson Bill Stewart Ralph i revival meeting at the Church after or. Fred Wagner and j beginning nov. 22. Public notices in the probate court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi county Arkansas in the matter of the estate of no. 5100 Lola schierholz deceased notice of Sale notice is hereby Given that the real estate described herein will be sold at the South front door of the courthouse or. The 23rd Day of november 1971, at 9 30 . The property is described As the North 68 feet of lot two 2 of the j. C. Criner subdivision of irregular lot seventeen 17 of the Northeast Quarter <0 Section fifteen 15township fifteen 15 North Range eleven la East Mississippi county Arkansas also known As 515 Holland Street Blytheville Arkansas. Said sate shall be at Public auction to the highest and Best bidder upon terms of thirty 30 Days with the buyer giving sufficient Security for the Purchase warning order in the chancery court Chickasawba District Mississippi county Arkansas Juanita Ruby Grammer plaintiff is. No. 19045 r. A. Grammer defendant. The defendant r. A. Grammer is hereby warned to appear within thirty Days in the court named in the caption Hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Juanita Ruby Grammer. Dated this 4th Day of november 1971 at a of clock pm. Seal Geraldine Liston clerk. By Opal Doyle . De b. Cook attorney Percy a. Wright atty and item 11-6, 13, 20, 27 in the chancery Couri for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi county Arkansas Juanita Adkisson Clifton plaintiff is. No. 19037 Charles Adkisson sr., it a1 defendants warning order the defendant Elva sue Adkisson Clifton is warned to appear in the chancery court within thirty Days and answer die petition and amendment of the plaintiff Juanita Adkisson Clifton. Witness my hand As clerk of said court and the Seal thereof on this 3rd tev of november 1971. Seal Geraldine Liston clerk by Geraldine Liston . Oscar Fendler attorney for plaintiff John Mayes attorney and item 11-6, 13, 20, 27 warning order in the chancery court Chickasawba District Mississippi county Arkansas Vivian George plaintiff is. No. 19053 Harold George defendant. Hie defendants Harold George is hereby warned to appear within thirty Days in the court named in the caption Hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Vivian George. Dated this Lith Day of november 1971 at 9 00 of clock am. Seal Geraldine Liston clerk. By Geraldine Liston. Guy Walls attorney de. B. Cook 4tty and item 11-13, 20, 27, 12-4 warning order in the miss. Court Chickasawba District Mississippi county a of Anzac Shirley l Ashby plaintiff. Is. No. 19063 Billy Ashby defendant. The defendants Billy Ashby is hereby warned to appear within thirty Days in the court named in the caption Hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff Shirley i. Ashby. Dated this 18th Day of november 1971. Guy Walls attorney Leachville Ark. De b. Cook atty and item Geraldine Liston clerk by Opal Doyle . 11-20, 27, 12-4, la the Dallas school District has added russian and swahili to language courses for High school pupils at its new $21 million Skyline Center. Robert l. Dink White True Light program tomorrow a special musical program will be presented tomorrow at Blytheville True Light missionary Baptist Church a Church spokesman said this morning. A group calling itself the sensational wonders will highlight the program which begins at 7 30 . The Public is invited to the service which is being sponsored by the churches education committee. Adams of Baton Rouge la., will also be in the City to preach at the Mississippi county Union Mission. He will preach at Trinity through nov. 28 in 7 30 . Services. John Dresbach music director at the Wilson Baptist Church and music director at River Crest High school will be featured Singer and music director at the services to which the Public is invited Sifford said. Remember to pay your paper boy recipe for Bourbon or rum balls 2 c. Vanilla after crumbs i tbsp. White Karo syrup in c. Finely chopped pecans i c. Rum or Bourbon i i tbsp. Cocoa t e. Powdered sugar mix All ingredients form into balls Roll in powdered sugar put in covered tin to Ripen. Compliments of Fosters a Blytheville s Only Complete liquor store Plaza Center pm. 762-2868 see Buell Carter 607 n. 6th. Phone 763-3361 Blytheville arkansans Beautiful gifts Ceramic supplies plaques free lessons a tuesday amp Friday 7 . Hodge gifts and ceramics Osceola 212 a Pearl St. Phone a 563-5440 privileges authorized a Blytheville. Ark. A any a. Barnes publisher hairy w Haines. 1928-48 published Dally except sunday 8econdclass mail Blytheville courier news Blytheville. Arr. Sri at Walnut St second class poetess paid As Blythe. Slue. Ark. In Blytheville and towns in Tbs Blytheville Trade territory Homb Beu v by Rathe 10e singe oops $1.7a Par month by Mau payable in adv Ange within to Miles of Blytheville 112.00 per year Mora than 50 Miles from Blytheville $21.00 pet year 72315 service by Cobb funeral Home integrity a Usu Montgomery . Monday Happy Corner ably of god Church. 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