Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 21, 1973 · Page 7
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Archeotogical Society Hears About Artifacts . Early Mexican aboriginal pottery and artifacts, from the .collections Dr. David L. Harner and Harry R. McPherson were featured at the February .meeting of the Northwest Arkansas Archeological Society 'at the Shiloh Museum in Spring dale Sunday. There were 52 persons in 'attendance to hear Dr. Harner tell about the collections and 'they were' permitted to handle the rare and fragile objects. Dr. 'Harner discussed the acquisition of the items and said the government of Mexico now has strictly enforced laws about taking archeological findings out of the country. "This means that objects now in museums and in private collections are becoming i n c r e a s i n g l y .valuable," the speaker noted. The museum has a representative collection of early Mexican pottery, obsidian, .iade land copper objects presented by ;Dr. Harner and are displayed -in cases which were also ;donated by him. . The society voted unanimously to give life memberships to ;Dr! and Mrs. T. L. Ballenger of · Aahlequah, Okla. for his long Service to the society. Dr. Bal- 'lenger noted his 90th birthday in December. The next meeting will be held at the in the at 2 p.m. March 11 Visitor's Auditorium National Military Park at Pea Riclge. Dr. W. David Baird, associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas, will discuss the history of the proud and powerful tribe of Osage Indians. The speaker is the author of "The Osage People", published in 1972 which; tells of t h e Osage tribe ( which dominated the area between the Arkansas and Missouri 1 Rivers before the coming o f ' t h e white man to this region. Dr.' Baird is also the' author of Peter Pitchlynn: Chief of the Choctaws, published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1!)72 All meetings of thre society are open to the public. Membership is composed of both professional and amateur archeologists and others interested in the early history of man in this section of America. Currently there are more than 350 members. · An hour before each meeting is devoted to give members the opportunity to use the society's ever growing library, to purchase other books and publications and to view artifacts brought to members. Board Fails To Act On Canopy By failing to act, the Fayetle- ville Board ot Directors killed a petition to put a canopy over the gasoline pumps at Speedway Grocery store on Hwy. 45 east. "I've always wondered what a 'Mexican standoff was and now I think I know," said Mayor Russell Purdy. "It is where everyone agrees that they want to do a thing... hut, technically, it can't be done." Some 30 surrounding property owners filled the board room at City Hall to protest rezoning the grocery site at 525 Mission Boulevard to commercial use. But many of them said at ;he outset they had no objection .0 the canopy. A few said they nought gas there and wished it could be constructed, including Paul Noland, a city director. He put the dilemma into words when he said: "To rezone it is breaking faith with those property owners (applause)... and I don't object to putting the canopy up (laughter)." Said Purdy: "Frankly, with great sympathy, toward the store owners. I don't see any way we can do it." Mrs. Orton asked if the property owners would object to Special Flights To Spa During Racing Planned Scheduled Skyways, Ihe Fay- etteyille-based c o m m u t e r airline, will operate special flights between Fayetteville and Hot Springs on Fridays and Saturdays during the remainder ol the race season. Paul Jones, president of Skyways, said the service will be started this Friday. Flights wil leave Fayetteville at 11 a.m arrive In Hot Springs al and 11:40 a.m. The return flights are sched uled to leave Hot Springs a 6:45 p.m. and arrive at Drake Field at 7:20 p.m. S k y w a y s also operates scheduled routes linking Tulsa Fayetteville and Little Rock. Two Are Hurt In Collision Two persons were release after treatment at Washingto General wo-car Hospital collision following on Dougla Street near the Garland Ayenu ntersection Tuesday morning. Suffering minor injuries wer William D. Kerr, 23, of Littl Rock, driver of one of th vehicles and Philip Cuffman, 2 of Malvern, a passenger in th other. Police said the two car Appointments At Hospital Confirmed Committee chairmen appoint nents were confirmed by the Board of Governors at Washing- on General Hospital at a Tues lay night meeting- in the hos lital conference room. The board also voted to correct the minutes of the Jan uary meeting read by Victor Sussum, the newly elected sec retary. The minutes showed hat the officers had been ap jointed by the chairman rathei Jian elected. On a motion o ten Bartholomew the minute were corrected to show tha elections had taken place. The vote to correct th' minutes was approved by al directors by a hand vote excep lussum, who remained un convinced that the elections hai ;aken place and voted agains the correction. The motion nominating Jo McKim as chairman, I F r a n k l i n Waters as vie chairman and Russum a secretary was presented by D: Don Baker, chairman of th nominating committee at th collided on a narrow portion the street. The second car wa driven by Steven Cuffman, 2 of Malvern, who escaped injur; anuary meeting. There were o nominations from the floor nd the slate was approved by cclamation. Dr. Baker was re-elected lairman of the Building and r o u n d s Committee a n d aters. chairman of the Fiance Committee. Russum was amed chairman of the House ommitlee and J. B. Bunch . h a i r m a n of the Public delations Committee. Ken Bartholomew was named member of the House and Juilding and Grounds Committee and George F. Caudle attending his first meeting since October, was named a member jf the Public Relations and the 'oint Conference and Ac Tedilation committee (JCAC) McKim, as board chairman, is utomalically chairman of the JCAC. The hoard approved r January financial report given by William Cooper, comptroller Che report showed ' a n oc cupancy rate of 86.6 per cent a dramatic rise from Decem jer, when it was 68.2 per cent. The high occupancy means Dr. Baker, said, that the hall as well as rooms were filled. McKim announced the Join Commission on Accreditation will be at the hospital Marcl 23 and 26 and asked boar members to be available t meet with the commissio during those dales. He also introduced Robert 1 Griffin of the CosGriff Co. Omaha, Neb., who is in Fa. etteville conducting the surve to determine public support o the proposed hospital expansion Griffon's report will be mad at a later meeting but he UA Chess Players Compete In Match Two of the strongest national Ness masters in the south attlcd for top honors, handing epeated defeats to Arkansas, lissoiiri and Tennessee experts nd well known class A chess ilayers. University of Arkansas chess ilnyers competed in the veekend tournament held at Nashville, Tenn. In the premier section Paul Kuroda of the University's chess team scored a 3W-W per- ormance, finishing among the experts. WiWnner of the "lucky open' chess tournament was Elliot Winslow, Kansas Allowed by national Master Momic with 4-1. In the reserve section. Ruth Haring of Fayetteville won ai undisputed second place and $5 prize money with a score o -V4 which far outclasses other women chess players a the event. Northwest Arkanw. TIMES, W«d., Feb. 21, 1973 · AYITTIVILLI, ARKANSAS a national master ol City with 4W-V4 dicated that some 300 replie have been returned in respons to letters mailed to residents The survey was approved at Hi January meeting. McKim recommended Ilia board members consider lapin board meetings in the future The recommendation will b placed on the March agenda Loss Of Funds For Abilities Unlimited Seen Abilities Unlimited ot Northwest Arkansas stands to lose 1,500 a month from federal unds and efforts to compensate or the loss were discussed al noon meeting of the board of directors. "This is quite a blow." said Joe Dunn, president "but I can recall a time when the budge vas even less. We will make do with what we've got, and trim here and there." Part of the effort of com icnsating oss will for be the anticipatcc a stepped up campaign to obtain more sub contracts for the shelterec workshop. This has alread; started and while results an not known Al Griffee, executiy director, is optimistic that thi may help to take up some o the slack. Griffee also said he had bee informed that the funding wi continue on a monthly basi until further information I available. Griffce reported legislatio before the state Genera Assembly on appointment of committee to set up fair price for products purchased by il state on handicrafts. He sai Convicted William Moscly, 25, of 10 S. Villow St. was convicted Tues- ay In Washington Circuit Court f grand larceny in connection Mb the burglary of Sherman's 'avern in Fayetteville Jaa. 22. Mosely was sentenced to two ears in the state penitentiary n the charge. The jury icquitted Mosely of a burglary :harge also filed In connection vith the incident. Use Soap Sparingly Use soaps and detergents sparingly, and never use more h a n t h e m a n u f a c t u r e r recommends. Too much makes a thorough rinsing difficult and doesn't add to cleaning action. the passage of the law (H.B 501 and S.B. 352) was hopeful. Griffee also announced the "Bargain Box" the organization's sales outlet store on East Street will be open on Saturdays to increase revenue from this source. Griffce reported that 31 clients were served during January, including two new clients. Thirteen of the clients were mentally retarded 2 arthritics and two mentally disturbed. Four clients were discharged one placed in the Work Activities Center, one transfered to Hot Springs one placed on a job and the last dropped out of the program. The noon meeting was held at the Fayetteville Holiday Inn. t h e meeting by Enrollment Gain ARKADELPHIA -- Ouachita Baptist College has a' spring enrollment of 1,461 students. The number includes 23 t e r n a t i o n a l students ind students from 28 states outside Arkansas. There are 101 more students this spring semester than in 1972: such a "contrived" solution as rezoning a small portion of the land around the pumps to 'allow the canopy to be constructed. NOT IN PROVINCE City Attorney David Malone allow'ed that it might take an amendment to the zoning ordinance to accomplish it, and that would take further study. Stanlon asked if it was 'within the province of this board to grant a variance',' to a l l o w t h e non-conforming structure to be put up. "No, sir," Malone said. F. H. Martin, attorney for the store, said the board could temporarily rezone the land around the pumps without setting a dangerous precedent. "Every case is different," he said. "Property owners might object in another case." An elderly lady closed the discussion, saying Hwy. 45 is the only pretty gateway to the city. "We don't like to have it meddled with in any way, whatsoever," she said. Purdy paused for a moment: "I believe it dies for lack ol action." 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