Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 21, 1974 · Page 11
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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 11

Hope, Arkansas
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Monday, October 21, 1974
Page 11
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Uday, October 21, I&t4 MOPE tARK.) StAtt Giant drug raid nets O • . . ": *' ,. *.*•••* 1-JJi •v 'If •« DAVID PHEIFER, border patrolman of the Arkansas Division, questions a suspect in Spanish while local authorities look on. Both eastbound and westbound traffic was stopped and searched in the roadblock set up over the weekend. SHERIFF HENRY SINYARD (in white hat) and Deputy Tommy Adair search suspect at saturation point four miles west of Hope on I- 30. State, local and national law enforcement officers saturated the Hempstead County area after sources had informed them that illegal drugs were coming into Arkansas via 1-30. U>CAL AUTHORITIES > up at 6 p.m. Friday "" Around Town Marine Cpl. Barman Porchia, son of Mrs. Emma L. Porchia of 536 E. Third St., Prescott, was promoted to his present rank while serving with the 2nd Marine Division, at the Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. A former student of the University of Cincinnati, Porchia joined the > Marine Corps in January, 1973. A local citizen sends in a good suggestion to the merchants— "Let young artists from the schools come and paint pictures on your store windows before Halloween." It's a sure bet they wouldn't want to harm their own handiwork. 95 charges filed here (Continued from Front Page) Sheriff Henry Sinyard of Hempstead County said. McFerran also said that 11 aliens who allegedly entered, the country illegally were apprehended as a result of the roadblocks. He said one man wanted for armed robbery in Tennessee also was captured. Ninety per cent of those arrested were from out of state and that all of them were headed for northern cities, the sheriff said. Participating in the arrests were the State Police, a federal narcotics agent, the Arkansas Transportation Commission and ihe sheriff's office. Several persons also were arrested on alleged traffic law violations, Sinyard said. Star Photos By Pod Rogers What people are spying.,;,,.._ "I would challenge anyone who could point to any corrupt practice that I have ever indulged in, from the time I was a lieutenant up to today. -President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam replying to allegations of corruption. "I really think beauty can be a curse and a drawback when you're trying to be a serious actress. Even if you have a good part in a play or movie, people will gape at you and completely ignore your acting." -Actress Jennifer O'Neill. "I am almost in sympathy with the Kremlin's expulsion of (Solzhenitsyn). He's against growth and technology and for replacing communism with the theocracy of the Russian Orthodox church." —Writer Ayn Rand who fled Russia in 1926, criticizing ousted Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn. "Although a total of $94 billion was spent last year (in medical and health care), and this figure continues to rise annually by 10 to 15 per cent, it has not improved the health of our citizens and has in some instances, jeopardized it..." -Dr. Paul B. Comely in an editorial in the American Journal of Public Health. "When you go so long without winning, everytime you get in contention, people ask you. 'When's the last time you won?' and you want to hedge the answer and you mumble." —Golfer Al Geiberger reflecting on his career after his recent three-stroke victory in the Sahara Invitational. "There is no war, nuclear or conventional, by which the so-called winner, assuming there was one, could conceivably win back by war the resources used and destroyed in waging it." —Prime Minister Cough Whitlam of Australia, calling a war for resources "the supreme folly." "Once we get a total Arab- Israeli peace settlement, Egypt's demands for foreign investment and technical cooperation with the West will be insatiable." — Unidentified Egyptian military leader to visiting American businessmen during a tour of Egypt's industries. "The nation now faces deteriorating water supply MOTORISTS ARE inspected at 1-30 blockade by special agents of the State police. NARCOTICS AGENT inspects drugs taken from motorist as Sheriff Henry Sinyard looks on. problems on an increasing scale. Federal minimum standards with state enforcement are needed as provided in the legislation to protect against disease which does not recognize state boundaries." — Gov. Milton Shapp of Pennsylvania in support of legislation creating federal drinking water standards. Drug porfy raid results in four arrests Milton Shapp FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) - A ring distributing pills to high school pupils may have been broken up with four arrests and conviscation of $100,000 in narcotics, police said. Officers from the St. Louis County and Florissant police departments raided a drug party here early Sunday. Police were called by one of the party's alleged participants, who said an acquaintance had died of a drug overdose. The victim, Jerry Guerra, 22, of Rosemead, Calif., was pronounced dead at Christian Northwest Hospital, officers said. A third man, John Petrik, 26, of Woodson Terrace, apparently led officers to about 500,000 speed pills in his car. Police estimated the wholesale value at $100,000. Authorities said the pills were apparently being distributed from a house across the street from Hazelwood High School west of here. Guerra's companion, Thomas Kelley, 23, also of Rosemeade, and two other persons, Jack Wishmuff, 26, and Sharon Reed, 25, both of Florissant, were charged with negligent manslaughter. Petrik was charged with violating the Missouri controlled substances act.

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