Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 16, 1973 · Page 16
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16 ''· : NorthwMt Arhaniai TIMES, Mdoy, F*b. 16,1973 Ex-POW Talks To His Family First Time In Four Years WILLlAMSTOWN, , .(AP) -- What does a prisoned of war and his family talk g^bout in their first conversation'in. foiir years? · ' : ·· :. : - : : John Joseph Fritz, «..37-year r old civilian Helicopter .mechanic who was captured Feb. 8, 1969, phoned his home in New Jersey when he arrived in-the. Philippines this week fr*6m'-Vietnam* He is now undergoirijg. treatment for a kidney'infection aj. Clark Air Base before, returning to the United .States, "i.,- . ; Here are excerpts of Jils conversation with his mother; Anna Fritz: his half-brother, Melvin Chittum, and others in his family, recorded with their permission by the?Philadelphia Bulletin: ' : Jack Fritz: Hi. Mom? Mother: Hello, Jack. God jless ycu. How do you feel? Jack: I feel good. ^Mother: That's great. You looked great on TV., Jack: f lost a little" weight. Mother: What?; · · · Jack: Most a little weight, i Mother: Yes, I noticed that. Well, we can take care of that. And I expectctf to see you With less hair, you know it.Jack: How is everybody? .'.Mother: .Fine. Everybody's real 'anxious. Melvin is gonna get on .'the other phone. He's gonna talk with you. · Chittum: Hey Jack. Welcome back,, pal. Jack: Thanks. Chittum: Hey coy, it was good to see yo,u and hear from you. Where'd you gel those crazy pajamas? How do you feel Jack: I feel all right. Ch!t(um:-Go«d. " . , ' FIVE MORE DAYS .Jack: I'll. be. .out here for maybe five more, days in the lospltal, Then if there's nothing wrong with me, nothing bad, then they'll send me back. ' Mother: You'll be .coming to the Naval Hospital, in Philadelphia. I think. Jack: I don't know. They said -- I think it's gonna be Bethesda (Md.) But I don't know how long that's gonna be. Boy, It-sure is nice to be home. Mother: Yeah, they told us you had" a kidney infection. Jack. That; was one. o{ the things,! worried about . . , Sieg- Icrs called me today. (Fritz had trained with Lear Siegler, Inc., an Oklahoma-based firm, before his overseas assignment with the Agency for International Development). Jack: Oh. good. What'd they have to say? Mother: They wished us lots of happiness. Jack: Do I still have a job? Mother: I don't know. They said they were glad to have you back. So I don't know. Jack: Everybody's been so nice. Steak and eggs. Mother: Oh boy, your favor- ite . . . He says it's the best food he's had in five years. Mrs. Chittum (Jack's slstcr-in- law, Delorcs): How are you doing? You know who it is, don't you? Jack: Sure, fine, hov/'s the kids? Mrs. Chittum: Fine. Darryl's getting married in June. Jack: I'm the only one in the family that's a bachelor, huh? Melvin Chittum: Anything special you want when you get back, Jack? Anything? Jack: I back just want Well, I'm to come going to hang up now. IJve gotta retire. Mother: You 1 take care and get well, that's all I care about now. Jack: God'bless you. Mother: You too, Jack. God bless you all the way. Bye-bye AtBonanza you don't have to eat in the parking lot. 1 ':, - ' r -,. . · · '^* Df ive-ins are nice.'For kids. Kidsdon't take up much room, so they don't mind the cramped quarters of a car. They don't mind if they get ketchup on their clothes and mustard on theirnose. They haven't worked all day, so they "don't crave relaxation. Aiid they Ip've hamburgers. AtBonanza.ourparkinglotisfor " parking your car. You leave it there and n ave a quiet dinner at one of our roomy tables or cozy booths. ~ Instead ofhard cement and headlights we have Boft wall-to-wall carpeting and indirectlighting. Of course, your kids can still have hamburgers, but you can have a steak. Don' i. you deserve lo have what you want to have for dinner?Bonanza _ The family restaurant even a father could love. -- ^^^^_ ^t/- »n ·· · - · · - - · ". ^^m^rvx't-'j}*.' 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Student; there entered the 17th day of a strike demanding more in fluence in student affairs and reforms in their school's ad ministration. The government claims tha only, a small number of flu dents are involved, and tha they are taking orders from th outlawed Communist party. Spitz Withdraws HOLLYWOOD (AP) Olym pic swimmer Mark Spitz ha withdrawn from the Academ Award presentations March 2' saying persons presenting Os cars should "have contribute something to motion pictures." Spitz, who won seven gol medals at the Munich Olympi games .last- summer, has ap peared on several televisio shows and commercials. A spokesman for the acade my announced the withdraw Thursday. Funeral Planned TV Actor Wally Cox Dies 01 Heart Attack HOLLYWOOD (AP) -- Wally | ox, who caught the public fan- y in the earliest era of Amerian television as the mild, bcs- ectacled teacher "Mr. Pee- ers," once said his role has xen lost to history. Cox, who died of a heart at- ack in his home Thursday, re- erred to the prevideotape age vhen no recordings were made f the 110 episodes of the series hat began in 19S2 and has been ff the screen since 1955. An autopsy showed the 48- ear-old Cox died of a coronary cclusion. Cox later'starred in another elevision series, "Hiram Holli- lay," and appeared in Las /egas night clubs. Recently, he erved as a panelist on the quiz how "Hollywood .Squares" and was the voice of "Underdog," a Saturday morning cartoon hero Cox -- who read, took long walks and collected insects -said he never really enjoyed he role of Mr. Peepers, the in ensely shy science teacher. "I' vas just too rigid and tense,' he said; * FMTT7IY1U4 * 4O4W NOW SHOWING Award Winner e Open 6:45 --Co-Hil--7 p.m.-RICHARD HARRIS "MAN IN THE WILDERNESS" Bonus Feature JOHN WAYNE "NORTH TO ALASKA" Another member of the Pee- ers cast, Tony Randall, said of ox: "He was not quite the elpless little fellow he seemed be. He was a strong fellow; ut, simply because he did not ompete, he was no threat to nvone.. Everyone loved him." Cox was married three mes; two of the marriages nded in divorce. Survivors include · his widow. atricia, whom he married in 69; a daughter, Alice, 16: a epdaughter, Lisa, 13; a sister, l e a n o r R o b i n s o n .of attsburgh, N.Y.. and his first Healthy Helper Riboflavin helps the cells use xygen to release energy from. ood. It helps keep the eyes lealthy and keeps skin arounc he mouth and nose smooth. S o m e good sources o! iboflavin are milk, liver, kid ney, heart, lean meat,'eggs ahc dark leafy greens. DRIVE-IK THEATRE Fri., Sat., Sun., Only Open 6:30 --Starts 7:00 [ TECHNICOLOR' PANAVISION' ife. As Cox specified before his eath,. there will be no funeral is body will be cremated anc ashes scattered at sea. Ethiopia By Mufr DEBAREK. Ethiopia (AP) -Britain's, Princess Anne is touring the rugged country of northwestern Ethiopia by mule. Queen Elizabeth's 22-year-old daughter set out Thursday from Sankaber for the small Village of Geech, only 10 miles away but at an altitude of 11,600 feet, The princess, who is on a 6- day visit to Ethiopia and Sii- dan, and her party of eight persons was to camp at Geech tonight and press on to the provincial capital of Gondar on Saturday. · ·_ VIXW FOR HIS BRIDE AtCr^Anre.E COUlWn PUT OUT! O Z A R K DOWNTOWN--442-4M1 SAT. and SUN. ALL SEATS 75e , MAT. 2 P.M. ONLY CHILDREN'S MATiNEES MGM THE GREATEST TEST OFCOURAGE a dog could ever know. WINKER Of PARENTS MAGAZINE "COURAGE OFlASSffi" «rt,ELEABEIHTAYlOR-FRANKMORGAN-TOM DRAKE DAILY PROGRAM LISTINGS -Programs subject to. change without notice KTEW, Tulsn, Channel 2 KYTV, Springfield, Channel 3 KFSA, Fort Smith, Channel 5 KOTV, Tuba, Channel 6 KOAM, Pimburg, Channel 7 KTUl, Tulsa, Channel 8 (ClwaMl-4 on cable IB Myctttvlml KOED-TV(ETV), Tub* Chnrnl 11 KODE, Jopfin, Channel 12 KUHI, JopHh, OiornMl 16 ' (CRumM t *n e*bl* In KGTO, Faytrhnin*, Chanml 36 (Channel I M.MM* In PeyettnlUe) m stereo knwa beautiful music doesn't just kappei..... MOVIES ON TV Friday Night 7:00 p.m. Ch. 2 -- "A Man Called Gannon" (1969) Michael Sarrazin, Susan Oliver, John Anderson 7:30 p.m. Ch. 5 - "Kings Go Forth" (1958) Frank Sinatra, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood · SsOi-pirn. ICh. 1 6-36 -- "They Call Me MISTER Tibbsl" (1970) Sidney Poitier, Martin Landau, Barbara . 10:30 p.m. Ch. 6-16-36 -- "Machine Gun McCain" (1968) Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands 10:3Q p.m. Ch. 8 - "Rio Grande" (1950') John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson 12:00 p.m. Ch. 3 -- "Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine" (1966) Vincent Price, Frankie Ayalon, Dwayne' ' Hickman 12:30 a.m. Ch. "Journey fo the Far Side of the Sun" (1966) Lynn Loring, Patrick Wymark INSURANCE "Personal Service With Every Policy" For All Your Insurance Needs . Call 442-2335 McCARTNEY-FAUCETTE AGENCY 1202 No. College · Harris Shuffleld, Agent Saturday Night 8:00 1973 COLOR fV~NOW AT" ENTERPRISE Sight and Sound N. College 442-857S p.m. Ch. 2-3-5-7 - "The Alamo" Part 1 (I960) John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Richard Boone 10:15 p.m. Ch. 16 -- "The Rawhide Years" (1.956) : Tony Curtis, Arthur Kennedy, Colleen Miller ' 10:30 p.m. Ch. 2 -- "Man From the Alamo" (1953) Glenn Ford, Julie Adams, Hugh O'Brian 10:30 p.m. Ch. 3 -- "Come Back, Little Sheba" (1952) Shirley Booth, Burt Lancaster, Terry Moore J0:30 p.m: Ch. 6 -- "Under the Yum Yum Tree" (1963) : Jack Lemmon, Dean Jones, Edie Adams . 10:30 p.m. Ch. 7 -- "The Impatient Hear!" (1971) Carrie Snodgrass, Michael Brandon 10:30 p.m. Ch. 12 --"Shane" (1953) LOANS FOR HOMES : , · ' ' ' " '· -' For Expanilon of An Older Horn*, or The Need of a New One. We Have loans to SuH Your Needs. FAYETTEVILLE SAVINGS LOAN ASSN. BOB'S PAINT BODY SHOP West on'62 Highway' _ _ ' ^^ - i ran Now Open! car 79.95 20 Years Experience -- All Work - Guaranteed. For FREE ESTIMATES, Call 442-9151 Mon. March 5,7:30 p.m. BARNHILL FIELDHOUSE Tickets: Adulti Jf 00. UefA Sfu- I t\ denti children under 12 $3.0C Ticket* Go On Sale Mon., Feb. 19 1 THE ARKANSAS UNION PURVIS SPORTING GOODS Buy Karly ^or mil Sial Ixx»tt«i Ticket imermaaTM. Ptiont 57J.525S AB Ark»iM» Union Spowioml Attraction Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin 11:00 p.m. Ch. 5 - "Wizard of Mars" (1964) Roger Gentry, John Carradine 11:00 p.m. Ch. 8-"The Bride of Frankenstein" (1935) Boris Karloff, Colin Give, Valerie Hobson 12:30 a.m. Ch. 2 - "The Gorgon" (196,4) Terence Fisher, Christopher Lee! 12:30 a.m. Ch. 8 - "Morocco" (1930) Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich RIUAY EVUN1NU r 5:00 o Tell The Truth Dream of Jeannle ews lister Rogers r 5:30 -· lectric Co ews .. . 2, 3. 5, 6, 7. 12, 16, ruth or Consequences r 6:00 -Jews, Weather. Sports . 2. 3, S, 6, 7, 8, 12, 16, t 6:30 -- etticoat Junction Missouri Outdoors ragnet Ldvenlures n( Black Beauty !lg Valley Ugh Chapparal Vail Street Week ?agnet k; 7:00 - acques Cousteau' 8, Mission Impossible 6, 16, Washington Week In Review anford and Son f, 7:30 -- 'arent Game .. Mile People SfcoX Beat ,10 vie Cartridge Family 8. loom 222 .. ...8 fame of the Gam* -- tfovle 1ft 3 « 8 11 11 31 1 11 36 IS . 8 3 7 H 11 2 n 36 11 5 ? 11 S 12 12 . 6 3S 11 if 9:00 Bobby Darin" Advocates Love. American Style * 9:30 - ' l Police Surgeon . ..... if 10:00 News. Weather, Sports ." 6, 7, * 10:30 Movie '.. In Concert .. ... .. Johnny Cargori # 12:00 -- 1, 3, 7 11 ....8, 12 6 8, 12, 18. 38 . 8, 8, 16, 36 ; 12 .. 2, 3, 5, 7 Generation Rap 8 * 12:30 Movie .'..16 Speaking Freely « SATURDAY MORNING *.«:00 Saturday Seminar 3 * 6:30 Agriculture U.S.A. .. *7:00 - Houndcals H. R. Pufnstuf Bugs Bunny * 7:30 Roman Holiday! . .... Jackson S * 8:00 - Jetsons Amazing Chan Osmonds .* 8:30 -. Pink Panther... S .; 2 5 .... 2. 3, S, 7 .-. . 8, 12 «, 1« .'.... 2, 9, S, 7 .. ,,..-. 6. 18 ;.......«, 12 ... 2, S, S, 7 1. .18 8, 12 ,....2,.3, S, 7 ·*· 9:00 Underdog 2, 3. 5, * 9:30 - Barkleys 2, 3. S Josle and the Pussycats In Outer Space 6, Brady Kids '8, * 10:00 - . Sealab 2020 2, 3 Movie Flintstones 6, ·fr 10:30 - · Kid Power 8. * 11:00- NBC Children's Theatre -- 2, 3 Wrestling Archie's T.V. Funniei 8, Funky Phantom 8, *· 11:30 -Fat Albert The Cosby Kids 6, Lidsville . : ·k 12:00 Mr. Magoo Children's Hour · , Lloyd Bridges' Water World . Fun Club . . College Basketball Teen Hop * 12:30 - - . . . Big Vulley .,..-: Bill Anderson '..··. * 1:09 Wild, Wild West Wreatlin* Movie i Decorator Craft* with Becky ... Monkees Mo v j a 13, 7 7 16 12 i! 12 12 7 7 5 16 12 16 12 2 16 3 5 7 8 12 2 7 S . 1 , 2 i: 19 Basketball Lee Trevino Curiosity Shop .......... Vi . ...... Pro Bowlers Tour ...... . College Basketball .:.. ,3, 5, 7, Wrestling . . , , ,;... * 2:30 - . ' . . ' . : ' College Basketball SATURDAY AFTERNOON ·*· 3:00 - ' CBS Golf Classic .' '..'. 2 3 12 12 6 2 6 16 ·k 3:30 -- . . ' ' . · WideWide ..'World of Sports ;. 8, 12 Films :..'..: 3 Wide World ol Sport* 5 Buck Owens . .- 8 KUHI Reports 16 * 4:30 Proud Country ...- 2 Holliri' ....:....: 7 Lassie ·'.', '..'./ 16 Nashville Music .........:.;..... « Outdoors · · 2 Billy Walker'* Country Carnival 3 Buck Owens ^.- ; . '5 Golf Tournament ..'.. "... 8, 12 Porter Wagoner 6 Untamed, World 18 *5:30- . NHL Action t 2 Lawrence Welk ................. 5 Porter Wagoner 7 NBC News .: 3 CBS Newi t, 15. M SATURDAY EVENING *«:"- News . . ; Roller Games Sportsman's Friend . . . * 6:30 Little People Temperatures Rising: . Horn Brothers Hee Haw Porter Wagoner * 7:00 - Emergencyl Here We Go Again .... All In The Family ... *7:30 - . Adam-12 Bridge tt Lovea Bernle Movie, . ·, Julie Andrews ....... Mary Tyler Moore .... Bob Newhait ,. * 9:00 Carol Burnett * 10:00 -^ FBI News Movie ......;.. ........ * 10:15 Movie Movie * 11:00 -Movie .., * 12:30 - .. New* Movie Suspense Theatre ... Bj 38. i- /.......'.. 5" 7. 1 ... z, 3, i: ....... 8,12-. .... « .It, 3»' - 7; . f. 3, S, T. .;:... 8. 12 .... 8, 18, 3* ... «, 16, S* ,. i, 12' .. «, 16, M S «, 8. 12, !·' «. it: ,...,.., r ii: 1»" 2,1; . . . . . . . . . . ·'·· ^ ·· - ^ · - . ;,

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