Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 21, 1973 · Page 6
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NoritiwMt Artcarwo*. TIMES, Wed., Feb. 21, 1973 PAVITTIVILLI, ARKANtAt Low Bidder For Junior High At Springdale Named SPRINGDALE -- Jack Burge Construction Co. of Fayetteville is the apparent low bidder on a new junior high school proposed for construction in the Springdale School District. T h e bids were opened Tuesday In a special meeting of the school board. Board members decided to study the four bids and meet again at noon Friday to vote on awarding the contract. ·. Jack Burge gave the school board a base bid of $222,860.53. Other bids were from Brennan- Boyd Construction Co. of Fay- Winslow Woman Hurt In Wreck A Winslow woman received minor injuries in a two-car crash on Hwy. 71 south near Drake Field Tuesday morning. · Mrs. Bess F. Baxter, 19, was treated by a private physician for injuries suffered when a car driven by David L. Baxter, 20, also of V/inslow, struck the rear of a car driven by Allen B. Jennings, 57, of Route 2, West Fork. Police said both cars were northbound and Jennings had stopped to allow another car to make a turn when a vehicle, following Jennings, passed on the right shoulder of the highway, leaving Baxter no time to etteville. $236,400; Cecil W. Edwards Construction Co. of Fort Smith, $248,176; and Shirley Construction Co. of Fayetteville, $224,857. The proposed junior high school is designed to be built in five phases. Bids opened Tuesday were on construction of the first phase. If the school board awards the contract Friday, officials hope the building can be ready for the next school year. The school is to he built on a site located between Elm Springs and Gutensohn roads. The phase one building will contain 16.000 square feet. Eventually the board plans to replace Central Junior High School with the new structure, allowing Springdale High School to occupy the entire complex on Emma Avenue. Paul Young Associates are the architects of the junior high. stop before the collision. In Walker Hall The Civilization film series featuring "The Hero as Artist,' will be shown Thursday at 7:3i and 8:30 p.m. in room 103 o Walker Hall at the Universit; of Arkansas. The showing was previously announced for the auditorium in the Building. Science-Engineering Wolfe To Seek New Judge For Mcllroy Trial FORT SMITH -- Circuit udge Paul Wolfe of Fort Smith aid Tuesday he will ask Chief 'ustice Carleton Harris to ippoint another judge to hear a trial brought about by Sebastian County Grand Jury ndictments last fall. Judge Wolfe said Sam Sexton of Fort Smith, an attorney for Hayden Mcllroy Jr., 32 president of Mcllroy Bank of i'ayetteville, has indicated he would call the judge in a trial. Mcllroy, Donald Kerr, 45, o Fort Smith and Pat Pinnell, 37 of Van Buren, were charged with assault with a deadly weapon, a misdemeanor, in thi Jan. 17, 1972 beating of Cliarle: Ledbetter, a Fort Smith at Lorney. A fourth person, Weston Charriblee, 25, of Fort Smith has been found guilty in the attack and sentenced to a yea in the Sebastian County Jail. Ledbetter, who representec M c 11 r o y ' s ex-wife, Melani Sturgis Mcllroy, in a divorc action in 1Q70. was beaten wit! chains in a Fort Smith parkin lot. The three, -men are als charged with inspiring an Price Of Gold Hits New High LONDON (AP) -- The price f gold hit record highs in Eu opn today after gaining a ihenomenal $10 an ounce in the week since the U.S. dollar was devalued. The U.S. currency was weaker. Dealers attributed the sharp rise in the gold price to "main- y speculative business", mean ng that another run on the dol- ar that would hoist the price o! gold even further was expectec sooner or later. The price of gold rose $2 an ounce in London toan all-time high of $78.50, exactly $10 an ounce higher than it stood here on Feb. 13, the day the dolla was devalued. Normally the price of gold varies only a feu cents a week. In Zurich, the other main bullion market in Europe, th price hit $77 an ounce in morn ing trading, a record. The jump in the price wa even higher in Frankfurt tha in London, more than $2 ai ounce. The metal rose to $78.71 up from $76.53 Tuesday. encouraging each other in th assault on Ledbetter and wit trying to conceal the identit of those associated with th attack. EXTENSION HOMEMAKER5 CLUB ELK1NS Miss Ruth Garcia of Fayette- ille was guest speaker at the ·"ebruary meeting held in the home of Mrs. John Curlee. The speaker, a student at the Jniversity of Arkansas, told about Honduras and her home there. Members assisted in completing articles for the Arkansas Children's Hospital, started by Mrs. W. Wendt. Proceeds of $5.75 were netted from an auction of recipes. The money will be used to buy material for articles for the hospital. Mrs. Margaret Gor ham was auctioneer. The hostess was assisted In serving luncheon to the V" members by Mrs. Delori: Craun. Guests included th speaker Mrs. Pansy Bassett am Mrs. Betty Bassett. The nex meeting will be held in the home of Mrs. W. Ziehr. Nastase Over Dupre SALISBURY, Md. -- Top seeded Hie Nastase, Romania defeated Patrick Dupre, Tusca loosa, Ala., 6-4, 6-3 in the sec ond round of the $50,000 Nation a! Indoor Tennis Champion ships. Youth Claims Advances Made By Man In Car A 15-year-old Fayetteville /outh told police that a man vho asked directions to the Youth Center made indecent iroposals to him after he was lersuaded to guide the man. The man was dPscrih"" 1 as about 30; six feet tall, weighing 230 pounds, with a long noxr. jointed chin and brown hair, was wearing a blue shirl and brown knitted trousers. The youth said the man tolr him he was a coach and had a class to conduct at the youth center and asked for directions After a bri°F conv"'«»ti"n "" youth agreed to ride to the yo"*h CP""" W'H* t*R nvn. The youth said he was ac cwted bv the man ri^ar the n 1r l Fairgrounds and that the pair went to f nearby drive-in for a snft drink. The pp'r drove around a shor time and the man again made the OTOoositinn. The hnv then asked to be let our of the ca on Di'^kson Street and the man agreed. P o l i c e said the youth described the vehicle the man was drivi"" anH £=VP a li number. The cnr checked to an Osceol.n pn«n. The investigation is continuing. Woodridge Hearing Set LOS ANGELES (AP) . second pretrial hearing in a case involving retired Army Set Maj. William 0. Wooldridge, charged with conspiring to defraud enlisted men s clubs n South Vietnam, is scheduled Friday. At a hearing Tuesday before U.S. District Court Judge Warren Ferguson, prosecution anc defense lawyers met to discuss procedures. The second hearing s to consider evidence to be in xoduced at the trial. Three other former service men, William E. Higdon, Na vaez Hatcher and Theodori Bass, are to be tried with Wool dridge who was the Army top-ranking enlisted man from 1966 to 196B. The charges against the fou arose from a 1969 U.S. Senat subcommittee investigation 0 operations of the clubs. Lawyers estimate the tna will last six to eight weeks. Expansion Okayed WARREN, Ark. CAP) Bradley County voters ap proved a $600,000 bond issu and a five mill tax Tuesday to expansion of the Bradley Coun ly Memorial Hospital here. The vole was'1,474-353 on hos pital expansion and 1,454-384 o the tax. Spring Meeting Of American Lepion Planned 'SSS^SS^.^ g on. will be held March 4 at he Bentonville Post Home. Registration is set for 10 a.m. n u -- n in order by rose ^.Currcnlveterans Legislation and Patriotism" will be the subject of featured speaker state Rep. Clayton Little of Bentonville at 10:30 a.m. Department Commander John W. Murphy of Fayetteville will make the address at the 1 p.m. session set for the bank community room. Also on the afternoon program will be executive committeeman Dale Pierce and past departmental commander J. Wesley Sampler. The session will adjourn at 3 p.m., according to commander Bill Threlkeld ·XPERT WATCH REPAIR · " ' · ' ' ',/ v Lawsuit Filed On Mobile Home Suit has been filed in Washington Circuit Court seeking $25,000 punitive damages and repayment of money in connection with alleged negligence in the construction of a mobile home. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dupuis of Benton County sued B and B Corporation, doing business as Southland Mobile H o m e s , Champion Home B u i l d e r s Company, a n d Westinghouse Credit Corporation. The Dupuis' claim that they purchased the home on Nov. 17, 1970, when it was set up by B and B Corporation, and attempted to move it to Bentonville on May 4, 1972. At that time they discovered that the frame of the home was broken on both sides about 25 feet from the rear of the home. The plaintiffs state that the home was seriously damaged when It dropped to the ground a f t e r the supports were removed, that the home cannot be moved or resold and that it is totally useless to them. The Dupuis' are seeking the return of all money paid to the B and B Corporation and to Westinghouse, cancellation of the sales contract, plus the $25,000 punitive damages on grounds of negligence in con- itruction and inspection of the unit. 21 Per Cent Gain In Egg-Type Hatch Commercial hatcheries in Ark a n s a s produced 44,542.000 broiler-type chicks during January--which was 10 per cent less than in the same month Of 1972. However, the January egg- type hatch totaled 1,922,000 chicks, 21 per cent more than in January, 1972. The figures were announced by the Crop and Livestock Reporting Service. THEY'RE MOVING MEN, NOT MIRACLE MEN Expirt car* and handling ef your house hold possessions Is everythfrigyou can reasonably expect from th* moving mm. He «n't put that old, familiar neighborhood In a crate . . . move the corner drug store to your new home town . . . bring along Johnny's old school or Mary's favorite halrdresier. Neither can your Welcome Wagon Host«et*wk mlncies. But sn« ton and will provide ·Urertrons to the community facilities vou need, and bring with hw · galaxy of gifts from Its leading merchants. She awaits your call at Phone) 443-5438 or 442-8111 WILCOM* NBWCOMKMI Us*Jills CMMte let us klWW ITsMI^W iMfst* I Heeie tarn th* Wettem* Wag»» H*ete*s cafl MI in*. { I I m«M m» · wkscrlb* TIMU. K^^r-TrU^rS Fabmlms February Ready-to-Wkar \hlues ^A^V.AjiMsSW *-^ *"^ Save You 20% to 60% More! L/5t? 0»i? \ of Our Convenient I ·nsth The pants, fit to be tried.. Pant-tastic Spring dressing! Misses' 100% Nylon Double Knit Pants Reg. $71.00 Classic styling on the pant scene for Spring. 100% nylon double knit two-way stretch pants. Designed to stay looking neat with stitched front creases and comfortable elasticized pull-on waist. Machine washable and dryable. Your choice of fif-n-fldre or straight leg style, Green, Blue, Purple, Navy, Red, Black or White. Misses' Sizes 8 to 18. Sportswear -- Street. Floor x .,!* U-' t ' Misses' Budget Priced Dresses Pant Suits R»o. $12.00 to $40.00 now 50% off NOW $5.99 to $19.99 Classic fashions to choose) from. Dresses, jacket dresses, coat and dress ensembles, pant suits and long dresses. Figure flattering styles in a wide assortment of easy-care fabrics. Prints, solids, checks, stripes and novelties in a rainbow of colors. Misses' sizes 8-20,'Half-stzes 12'/j-24 1 /2. Reg. $6.00 to $7.50 Shrink Tops end Sweater Vests Acrylic tops in many colors. Choose from pullover shrinks and button front vests. Sizes S-M-L. In the Neckwear Dept. Reg. $3.00 to $5.00 Spring Fashion Jewelry Sale We are running our special Gold Rush Jew- dry Sale again. This time you have the added bonus of Gold ond White or Silver and Whit* combinations, Take positive action against "iffl* weather, and look smashing while you're about it ! All-Weather Fashion Coats special purchase priced j Arriving just in time for Spring. Perky new rain 'n' shine looks to brighten up Ihe gloomiest day. Double breasted, panel stitched styling of 52% cotton/45% polyester. Machine washable and permanent press. A compliment to any fashion wardrobe. Navy, Oyster, Ale,- Bubble Gum or Light Blue. Misses' regular sizes 10 to 18 and Petite sizes 8 to 16. Coats -- Slree! Floor fiW SCWl*.' *}^* \ff r/r * few Sale , e e 3.97 Sale »·, $1.99 Wardrobe brighteners for Spring,.. Misses' Smocks Crop Tops Regular $10.00 A fantastic aisortment of Springy little smock* and croptops to add special flair to your wardrobe. Choose from sleevelau button front styles, short puff-sl««v*d style, cotton knit sleeveless »tyl» or flutter sleev* »tyl*. 50% cotton/50% polyester in your choice of assorted colors and prints. Sizes S-M-l. Riid'el Sportswear -- Street Floor Misses' Special Purchase Pant Coat Sale Event Rtg. $40 to $100 Many, many styles to choose from, all superbly tailored for that'perfect' fit. Make your selection from corduroys, fake furs, meltons, fleeces, cotton suedes and look of leather. All up-to-the-minute in colors for this season. Misses' sizes 6 to 18. 100% Wintuk Orion Sweater Knit Coat $17.98 Vfl/u Swagger length sweater knit coat with collar in a linki and shaker knit repeat pattern with a scallop design through the shaker knit. 34" long. 100% Wintuk erlon, machine washable and dryablo... White, Navy, Red, Beige or Block. Sizes Small, Medium or large.

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