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Nerlhwsst Arkansas TIMES, Wed., April 14, l.»74 To Upgrade Safety Standards Council Amends Springdale Building Code By PEGRV FR17.7.ELL . TIMES Slalf Writer SPRINGDALE '-- The City Council, ..at a Ihre-hour-long meeting Tuesday night, amended the'City's building code to upgrade Eire safety standards in new residences^ in large storage and assembly buildings and in structures more than 40 feel tall. T h e ' ordinance udopted unanimously by the Council amended t h e code to require approved smoke detectors in all new residential occupancies- ranging from new homes to new'apartmenti to new motels. The ordinance also requires sprinkler systems in neu buildings taller than ( 0 - f e e t . in high hazard occupancies .such a s w arehonses for che mic a products, and in large a$^emhl 'or storage buildinss with -more than 15,000 square feet of floor area. , · Fire Chief- Mickey Jacksoi said that Un existing building is expanded so (hat it has more than 15,000 square feet, then by this ordinance, sprinklers must be placed in the otc section of the building as wel "as the new part. Jackson said that . whili hospitals and nursing home - would be required to have p t i n k l e r s , churches a n d chools \Voulrt nol be affected · the amendment. A f t e r the seven page ordinance was read, the Council adopted it with little further discussion- The emergency clause thai would make the ordinance effective upon its publication was ulso adopted. The Council also approved a memorandum of agreement jet ween the city and the.Urban Renewal Agency, okayed four new Com mu nity Develop me nl projects, sent a rczoning request back to the Plan rang Commission for further study, and reallocated $62,513 in unused 1975-76 revenue sharing funds. The memo of agreement approved by ttie Council is the first step toward "closing out" the Downtown Emma urban renewal projject. Everything h the original project plan has been completed except for sonie street work lhal is now in progress and except tor the re development of three parcels of lund. With this memo of agree tnent, signed by both - the cit and the Urban Renewa Agency, the city agrees to purchase these three parcels and to sell them (or redevelop-! ment. Money obtained from the sale of the parcels and money left in the Downtown K m in a account after tlic project is losert "out w i l l ' be put into p r i n g d \ i l e ' s Community development program. U r b a n Renewal Agency' iirector Hilton Lewis said that he agencv's other project in own, the Spring Creek urban renewal project. IK expected to ie closed out this fall. C o m m u n 11 y Development irogram director Jerry Reeves asked the council to approve four projects n o 1 originally ncluded in the program's first vear budget. Reeves said the ropel s would be f ina tic cd ith first vear funds that were eft over f r o m the contingency f u n d a n d t h e housing rehabilitation program. The council approved the f o u r projects which included the installation of a six-inch sewer line and « six inch water line from the existing eight-inch lines on Powell to the end oE James Avenue. This project, which will be undertaken by the city's sireet department, will cost about 512.000, Reeves said. Before the work can bs done, the property owners must agree lo dedicate the street lo he city, he added. Alderman Bob Reed asked it .he homes on James were r e n t a l or owner-occupied residences. Reeves said most of I hem were owner-occupied. Alderman Charles McKinney .said the properly owners have agreed lo pay the cost of booking onto the water and sewer lines, The second project is for a sewer lift s t a t i o n and a sewer line (o the station on -County Line Read, just east.vof Ilwy. 71 north. W i t h city employes d o i n g Ihe work. Reeves! estimated the cost of the| project at $26.000. Reed asked if this money could be diverted to the neigh- I b o r h o o d parks program- I specifically the . yet-unpaved tennis courts. Reeves replied thai (be neigh-. | borhood parks program was set ' u p as n two-year program and noted that $200.000 of the first year's total CD hinds was used in this program. Reed .then voted w i t h - the rest of the c m m c i l t o a p p r o v e ' I h e $26.000 project. I The third request for $12,000 in CD money that was approved will purchase 2,000 feet of fiver inch hose and eight standard thread a d a p t o r s for the Spring-! dale Fire Department. The f o u r t h CD project that Alder* mean okayed was a drainage project on the west side of Deavcr Street, from the norlh side of Charlcsworth Pontiac to the ditch behind the Si/.zlin' Sirloin Steakhou.se. This S3.400 project, to be u n d e r t a k e n by city employes, wilt drain the runoff water from Allen and Maple Avenues. A f t e r ' l i s t e n i n g to a. group of proper t y ow tiers , who we re opposed to a rczonlng request in their 'neighborhood," (He City [Council sent ' th,e rczoninfi request back 'to the Planning Commission for further study. The request to re zone f r o m single-family residential (R-l) to thoroughfare commercial (C-2! wa s for pro perty owne d bi Johnny Basselt of Fayetleville ' - The property located on Easl BMdy-Grove Ro^d backs up to C-2 properly on Hwy. 71 -south owned by Bassetl. ., ', Bassetl wants the back lo rezaned in order lo sell the property t o . a buyer who plans lo biiilci a structure that would contain a motorcycle dealership and a'· real estate office, according *tt Bassetl's attorney. Robert Whillock. The property owners said hey did nol know of tho rczoniug plans in time lo .irotcsl it before th/ planning :om mission, even though the ·ezbuing .was properly advertised. : The owner's said they were opposed lo any eastward extension of the commerce I /one on East Shady Grove Road, nnd said they wanted lo preserve their 'neighborhood. Alderman Reed .said he too was opposed to the rer.oning. - . Other council members fell that Ihe rexoiiiug'·might be in keeping with the surrounding area since the lot would be nexl to a mobile: home park ( f u r Iher north on Hwy., 71) ant across from a j u n k y a r c (further south on Hwy. 11). Alderman McKinney said I did not think -anyone wouli build a nice ' single-familj residential home on BasseU's back lot. Refid argued tha re/oi ting the property to alleviate the problem suggester by McKinney in ' f a c t otib moves the problem' f u t h e r eastward, since then one coulr say thai no one .would want tc built, a residence in" the area behind both of Dassett's com mere ml lots. Mayor Roy Killer said th residences were not visible fron ,.~ lol'lp bQ,.i p ezo'iied, Another \lderman said aii undeveloped properly separated the commercial - f r o m the property nvner's homes" and served as i buffer. Alderman .Icrry C. Clark suggest/Hi this buffer zone night eventually be r cloned to nulti-family residential. - i ' Decause of '-, ihe audience opposition, (lie Council referred he matter back to.the Planning Contmission by a unanimous vote: . . ,\ . . · ' . · ' . Alderman McKinney told Ihe Council thai sonie'of the 1375-70 revenue sharing -[appropriations had nol be^n u s e d . a n d needed to he reallocated before the end of Ihe- fiscal year. .The C o u n c i l --'agreed t o Hie reallocalion of; $22,813 toward radio ; equipments (or, (he Jive new, police ^patrol; 'cars "_lhe heating and, ' alr-conditioninj units al the "cily'library, aiu the additional 'amoiiht -needed to provide t h e . - a n n u a l citj employes' bonus. Tnp council also reallocated $40,000 in Ihe public trans portation budget lo he use( toward street repairs.' slrcc materials, togging chemical, insecticides and weedkillers. In other business. lht council --Approved the reappoinl menl of Dr. Stanley Applefialo the 'Springdale ;Authority's Joard.of Commissioners for a ive-yar term: --Tabled action on f i a l plat approval for Phase 1 of the lily Industrial. -Commercial itid Professional Park until Ihe papers that need lo accompnay ,he. f i n a l plat are, r prepared. Authorized the Cily Clerks office lo discontiub deducting insurance payments from em- ployes' checks effective July". 1. The city's hospilalization insurance and the pension plan de- duclions will still be made, The Council's action pertained to other group plans not .part of the city's employe insurance program. ·.. . , ^-Heard citizens from Broad- more Acres state their displeasure -- verbally and m he form of a petition -- with the construction of a truck 'main- finance shop o n . - E l m Springs Road near their neighborhood. Cbuncilmen said they sympathized wilh the .people 1 but that they could not lake action. because the property in question on Elm Springs Road Is zoned commercial. ^ l ·iBiiiiiiiiiniiiii^^ Obituary tiiiiiiEniiiiifniniiimiiiiM Huntsville, Mrs. Clarice Faubus ANGELA D A N I E L I Angela Dawn Daniel, infant daughter of Rick and Deana Bottoms Daniel, died April 11 at the Naval Hospital at Camp LcJeune. N.C. She was born March 29 at Camp LeJeune. Survivors in addition lo Ihe parents are a brother. Heath of '(he home; th maternal grandparents, "Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bottoms of Fayetteville; the paternal grandmother. Mrs. Leda Henson ot Winslow; the paternal-grandfather. Lee Daniel- of Clinton; the paternal foster grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Foster of Fayelle- ville; the maternal great-grand 'alher A.C. Heath of Jonesborn and Ihe paternal great-grand' mothers. Mrs. Grace McClel land of Farmington and Mrs. Nora Daniel of Antlers, Okla Funeral service \yill be at 2 p.m. Thursday al Moore's Chael with burial in Shady Grove Cemetery. BASIL F. B A R K E R Fort Smith -- Basil F. Barker, 71, of Rogers died Monday at the Rogers hospital. Born April 4, 1905 at lone, the son of Seth and Pearl Taylor Barker, he was a retired sales representative, a Methodist member of the Kiwants Club Western Arkansas Consistory \mrtta Grollo, and was a past master of the Belle Point Masonic Lodge No, 20 and a past patron of the Liberty Chapter of Ihe Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors ibchide the widow. of Fllkins and Mrs. Josephine Jewell of Springdale; a brother, Clarence Durk of Huntsville; a sister Mrs. Fay eli evil I j.m; funer Mrs Pauline Barker ot Ihe TROPHY WINNERS .. .trophy teinners at Butterjield school lor plant growing were Also taking a first place trophy was Mark Jordan oj Woodland, for the picture Students Finish Plan! Shortcourse . Some 95 students at Woodland Junior High School and 34 at Butler field Elementary Schrol have completed a 4-H Plant Science Shortcourse at the respective schools, The classes, conducted by Mrs. Mary E. Holmherg, i-H 'irogra-m a s s i s t a n t , were designed to encourage urban students to plant vegetable gardens and to demonstrate h o w j this can he accomplished with little expenditure of time or money In a small spac/;. Following the classes, plants 2rown bv the students were judged by Dr. Teddy Morelock and tronhies and ribbons were awarded lo the winners, Trophv winners al Rullerfield were Gregg Sone a n d Colleen and Cook, and Mark .Jnrdan won the lop award at Woodland. _ (TlMF,Spho(o by Ken Good) Colleen Cook and Gregg Sone- who was unable to be present _ ..... . iiome: two daughters. Mrs. Sue Uroxvn of Jackson, Tenn. and, Mrs. Ann Crow of El Paso. Te.\.; one brother, Marshall of Sari Fernando, Calif.; four sisters, Miss Ixjla Barker ftnd Mrs. Zeulah Wade, bofh of HuntEngton, Mrs. N T ola Turnipseed of Sullivan, Mo. and Mrs. Sfclla Neely of Parks. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ihe Central United Methodist Church in Rogers. Funeral services will be at Cora Fowler of 21 grandchildren, 30 greatgrandchildren and four ;real-great-grandchjjrlren, Funeral service will be at 2 Friday in Bras hears ·al Home chapel with lurial in Whortoh Creek Cemetery. WILLIAM 1. HRADSHAW Siloam Springs -· William L. Bradshaw, 90, of Route I, Gentry, died Tuesday in Siloam Springs. Born in BenEon County Sept, 28, 1885, be was a retired interior decorator. Survivors arc the widow. Mrs. Dessie Bradshaw of the home; one son, Lloyd of Barstow, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs, Imogene Pitts of AUtis, Okla. arid Mrs. Florence Swarf: ot Rosermmd, Calif, and nine grandchildren. Arrangements will be an- lounced by Wasson Funeral Chapel. HALF, BERRY Lee Berry. 27, of Springdale dieri Wednesday at his home. Born Nov. 7, 1947 at Redlands, Calif., he was the son of Lynn and Elsie Parker Berry. Survivors include an uncle, Guy Parker, of the home; a cousin. Miss Gene Sorenson ol Springdale and an aunt. Mrs. Pauline Anderson of Bnll Gardens, Calif. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Nelson's Funeral Home. Pedestrian Hurt When Hit By Car . SPRINGDALE -- A Little Rock \voman was injured Tues rlny morning when she attempted to run across Hwy. 71 at Sunset Avenue and was struck by 'a car. Huth Moak, 61. ot Little Rock, was listec in satisfactory condition nl Springdale Memorial Hospila: today. Police said Mrs. Moak was struck by a car driven b. Roger Alton Konsmo, 37, c Bcfltoiiville. The Konsmo vfilii cle was easthoiind on Hwy. 6( and in the process of t u r n i n g left into Ihe northbound lanes ol Hwy. 71 when it struck Ihe woman. Four Injured In Two Vehicle Wreck Four persons suffered mino injuries in a two vehicle ace dent at the intersection of Dick son Street and Fletcher Avenu Tuesday afternoon. Patrolmen Mike .Mitchell an Gerald Bradley injured as Jeff and Mrs. Lula identified Frederick, 11 Frederick, both of Prairie Grove, and Noi man G. Gilbert, 23, of 8 and Ren , , Lewis, Rout 51, County (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) arions officers and coordina- ors assigned lo - specific sec- ions, such as communications, belters, public information jolice and lire services, educa ion, training, engineering anc others. Route l r Farminglon. All four were treated and released at Medical :ol p.m. rour^K) 13W 71J N. Easl Ave. rayeltcville. Ark 73VD1 PafcllatwJ 5lly «4 Sonday «c*pl Jannirj 1. Jn1r t- Thank»;rtvlnir arvd ciritlmt* S-ewl Cltta PcKligi PAhJ al FajriUvllld. Art «lT«ly lo lit ot ta local n PRKM (or repabfiw- printed lo till SUBSCRIPTION RAJKK ftt BMnlb bj CBrn*r .. 13» Stall* COPT Ut VK. SmA»r »c DJI. Min In W«sMozt«n. BtoWn, Mad.fwn Ctwo- tiei. Art, AdjJr Co,, C*U.i Eight Certified For Employment By Cily Police Flight persons w e r e certified hy the Fayetleville Civil Service Commission as being eligible for employment at the Faye ville Police Department, should a position become available. The commission also re-c/srli tied two persons Eor Ihe Police Department and certified on« person for the Fir/? D e p a r t m e n t The certifications were an nrnmced following the results o esis -- both written and ora -- conducted by Ihe Com mis fijon al Cily H a l l on April 5. Certified as eligible lor _'olir,e Department were Joej T, Boersma, Randall W, Han«a Gregory G. Anderson. Carol L Roddy. Danny A. Curli*. Wit j a m K. Mayes. Dennis P Manasco and Terry N. Smith rlanna and Anderson are e!i *ible for employment only aftc .hey reach Ihe age of 21. Bot! are now 20. R e c e r t i f i e d for positions o the Police D e p a r t m e n t wer Warren .L McDonald and Ric Hoyt. Both had previously bee certified hy the commission. The one person certified fo a position on Ihe Fir/; Depan m r n t was David S. Hcncy. Five olhcr.pcrsrxis who wer ar}minislercd_ the test failed t become certified. ATAJtLC W AIVANC» Oirccton of Funeral Service 521-5000 R F . R R V , Dale I.ee- Arrangements ptnding. Ford (CONTLVUED FKOH PAGE ON'El exas Gov, John Connally, leir second \Vhite House t.ilk n 12 days, hut said he neither ought or received Connaliy's 'ndorsement in Ihe May 1 "exas primary. Ford nomi- iated Ross N. Sterling, a nrrcm- icr ot Connally's Houston law irm. to a federal judgeship on Monday. Ford called 3 p.m. Thursday at the Fentrcss Funeral Home Chapel with hurial in Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Centra! United Methodist Church of Rogers or the Uplift Scholarship Fund at the First Methodist Church of Fort Smith. MRS. T H E R E S I A M c F A R L A N D Mrs. Thoresia \1rFsirlnM. W. of Fayetteville. died Tuesday in a local hospital. Born Sept. M. IMS in Leonfelrion, Austria, (he daughter of Tlieresia and Franz Wagner, .she was a member of University Baptist Church. Survivors are the husband, Charles M. M c F n r l a n d . of (he home; a daughter. Klizahclh, ol the home: two brothers, Alfreri Three Coeds Hurl In One-Car Mishap Three. University of Arkansas cceds were slightly injured in a one car accident late Tuesday night in Ihe 100 block ot Skyline Drive. Patrc tified the injured as Miss Melissa A, Wilcoxson, 18, and Miss Robin Lady, 19, both of Humph rips Hall on the UA campu: and Miss Lisa Clemmons, 19 of Fuibright Hall on the UA campus. Miss Clemmons was lreat« and released at- Washington R e g i o n a l Medical Cente following (he 11:21 p.m. acci ri.^nl, while Miss Wilcoxson anf Miss L a d y were referred lo th UA Infirmary for treatment. Carl said lhat Miss Wilcoxson was nnrftihonnd on Skyline Drive when she lost control of Washington Regional Center following the accident. 'Frederick fold police lhal he and his w i f e were traveling smith on Fletcher A v e n u e and did nol, see the slop sign or the pickup driven by Gilbert wilh Lewis iis a passenger. Gilbert said he was easthnund on Dickson Street when the "rederick car ran the stop sign nd struck his pickup. Alert Neighbor Foils Burglary SPRINGDALE -- A neighbo who alerted police to a burglar, progress helped patrolmen arrive at [he scene in time t arrest, a man driving oul of th garage at 702 Maple Driv Tuesday night. Police arrested Danny Ro Laswell, 24. of Dianna Lodge on charges of hrirglary Ihefl of property. ' According to police ri£par nrml reports, Mrs, C.L.'Gcnrg and her daughter, Lillian \vine, were at Mrs. George honv; on Maple Drive \vatchin television when Mrs, Redvvii heard the .dog hark and wci to the garage to investigate. She lotd policy she found man in the garage who the entered the house and told h lo give him the keys dchl ii lo give him the keys lo I! car. Mrs. Redwine's scream surprise was heard hy a neig bor who immediately call police. The man (old Mrs. Redwi: that he didn't want lo do th but t h a t his brother was thro ening to kilt him so he to. He took the keys, got in the car and started lo back o the driveway when he pot arrived. NEW YORK STOCKS Opening Prlcw urnUhed by Edwarat at A. O rk, Be si Corp. mcr. Tel Tel. rk. La. Gas. aid win arripbcll Soup entral S.W," fi| Monte illards asco .G. Edwards -mersotr rentier Air ·en. Growth orrion Jewlery ill.: Harvester ·T-E Imperial (resge evi Strauss lartor 'enneys . "'ixza Hut :alston Purina laytheon "ambo's Icott Paper ars 714 55% 25 lO'.'s 31 Vi 1514 26% 18H IftVi 16 37W l.T'j 25U 22 i« 36*s 453. 35 W 55% HV'i 21 y, 13V, ihakespeare Inion Carbide ,'iclor Val-Mart Ark' West Gas : (earney Natl. tlinule Man 'toneer Foods H.K. Porter Std.-Register Tyson Foods AVERAGES Inds Trans. Utils. Volume COMMODITY OPENING c May Corn 2,64',i May Soybeans , 1 S5 Apr, Eggs ' -12.60 May Pork Bellies 78.55 May Wheat 3.44}i 70 U 51s 16 WK-20 5',S-6 37-18 I7-17K up 2.91 up .75 up .11) 3.530.000 Plants Stolen Knthy Peterson of 2848 Slage- coaofl Drive told Fayeltsville police Tuesday afternoon that two p l a n t s and planters were stolen from (he front porch of her home sometime Tuesday evening. ' EAT A MEAL WMTH135. PAY ONLY 99. GOP challenger Donald Ileagan a (ormidible op- lonenl, but sairJ "We're w i n - ning and we're going to keep on winning," He also praised Secretary of State Henry A, Kissinger and said Kissinger \vill re main in his job, despite criticism from political opponents. --Carter countered specula- ion that the "ethnic purity" remark might have cost him support From blacks, appearing in Atlanta early in the day \vlth the Rev- Martin Lulher King falter of the slain civil rights leader. King told several thousand lersons at a rally t h a t Carter 'has he«n for erjtial justice when it wasn't an easy thing to [or in southern firorgia." King said of C a r t e r , "I love Tim n n d believe in him." --Former California Goy. Ronald Reagan charged in j Texas t h a t Ford is "proceeding j to give away the P a n a m a Ca-, nal" and said he had a t r a n script tf rcce_nt closed door testimony exposing that plan. nnd Adolph Wagner of Germany and A u s t r i a ; and three sisters, Franzi. Poldi and Christl Wagner, all of Austria. Funeral service will he al 4 p.m., Thursday at Moore's Chapel with burial in Mt. Comfort- Cemetery. MHS. M I N N I F . TAYLOR Huntsville-- Mrs. Minnie Mae Taylor. 91, of Huntsville died Monday in HuiHsviHe hospital. Rorn Dec. 13, 1884 at Whorlon, the daughter of Lafayette and Multie Swor R u r k . she was a member of the Church nf God. SH rvi vn r s are four sons, Harold of Wichita, Kan., Faye of Denver, Colo. Norman of DCS Plaine.s. III., Eugene of Hunt- the car. Car! said (h.^ car traveled about HO feet sifter Ihe rock retaining wall and became airborn.e. After the car became airborn* 1 Car 1 said, il traveled about Ifi feel in Ihe air and struck another rock wall, bouncing off the wall and coming lo rest about nine feet, away. Roth of the rock walls on properly owned by Joe Pen- dlr'.on at 10!) Skyline Dri Carl cstEmalrd riamace lo both walls al $5(30 and damage lo the car al 11.250. sville; V e r a Gcraldine Coyne both four daughters, Dotson and Mrs. CB Radio Taken B i l l Chappell of 307 Barton SI. lold Fayeleville police early (his m o r n i n g thai a citizen's band radio was stolen from his car while il was parked at his home Tuesday. Police said the l e f t vent glass was broken to gain entry lo the car. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! 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