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NorthwMt Arkansas TIMES, Thur»., Feb. 22, 1973 iii»iinimiiininiiB miiiiiimniiiiiniiiinuiKiim Obituary MiuniinwiHiJiniiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiRiiiiiiinfiDii FAYITTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Contractor Describes How Extortion Try Carried Out ATLANTA, Ga. '(AP) -- A contractor has described for the jury in the extortion trial of former Louisiana Teamsters boss Edward Grady Partin how men armed with chains, baseball bats and shotguns attacked his construction crew. "They ran over and started beating some of our people and shooting and what-have-you." testified W. 0. Bergeron of Baton Rouge, the third govern, ment witness to take the stand. U.S. Girl Scout Cookie Sale Continuing The annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale has been under way since last week by the more than 3.000 members of NOARK Girl Scout Council and will continue Partin, 48, former business agent of Teamsters Local No. 5 in the Louisiana capital, is accused of directing an extortion attempt against Bergeron. The government alleges that Partin was being paid in 1968-70 by Baton Rouge Cement producer Ted F. Dunham Jr. to drive competitors out of business through labor trouble and strong arm tactics. Bergeron was buying concrete pipe from a Diinham competitor when the attack occurred. Bergeron testified that after the violence, he began buying products from Dunham's com- MRS. BESSIE KILLION Slloam Springs -- Mrs. Bessie Killion, 88. of Route 3, Gentry, died Wednesday in the Siloam Springs hospital. She was born Dec. 15. 1884 in Kansas. There are no known survivors. funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Friday at t h e Cherokee' City Baptist Church with burial in Dickson Cemetery under direction of the Wasson Funeral Home. said the attack was through March 6. In the Fayetteville area 34 troops with a membership of .746 girls and adult volunteers are conducting the sale. T h e goal, in 1973, is to earn profits to help build a winterized lodge at the campsite near Huntsville to provide facilities for year around troop and training activities and to serve as an infirmary during the summer resident camp. The cookies sell for $1 per box. Ten cents of this remains with the troop, 45 cents goes to pay for. the cookies and the - r e m a i n d e r goes to t h e development of the camp. This ,1s the only source of funds for camp d e v e l o p m e n t . T h e NOARK Girl Scout Camp is used all year by the local ·troops. The council serves a 15 county 'area including Baxter, Benlon, ..Boone, Carroll, Cleburne, Ful^ton, Izard, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy, Sharp. Stone, Van Buren and Washington. . Administration and general , operating costs are supported by United Funds in Bentonville, Rogers, Springdale, Fayetteville and Boone County and by community fund drives in other cities. None of these funds are used to develop camp property or provide camping equipment. The camping program is made possible by special gifts and by the girls themselves through the cookie sale. Camp NOARK has been under development since 1965. The site is a multi-purpose facility offering resident camping during summer months and facilities for year around troop activities and training programs. "The huilding program h a s been running far behind camper enrollments although the camp has been developed at an unusually fast rate," said Miss Donna Fincher. council executive. Prior to 1969 the camp could accept fewer than 100 campers because the facilities to house and maintain a feeding program were limited. Since then about 100 additional campers each summer h a v e been accepted when public support enabled construction of a dining hall and pany. He staged by 30 or 40 men about mid-morning Jan. 17, 1968, while his crew of 30 men laid concrete pipe in a subdivision project at Plaquemine, La. ''I seen chains and baseball bats." testified Bergeron. "I think all types of weapons were used, pistols and shotguns." WOUNDED Bergeron said that he, his orother and their 64-year-old fa ther were wounded by bird shot, along with several other workers. One of the raiding party, he said, had his father in a ditch "beating him. I . p u t a pistol to his head and made him get off." The contractor's testimony did not connect Partin with the violence. Defense lawyers attempted to show that the violence arose from labor trouble and Bergeron acknowledged that he did not have a formal contract with the Teamsters. B i l l y Rogers of Jackson, Miss., a former Dunham employee, said that before the attack he had reported to his boss that Bergeron was using pipe bought from a competitor. He said Dunham picked up the telephone and called Partin. He told Ed {Partin), 'I want i to get down there. He's aking pipe from Stevens (the competitor). 1 want you to tear lis goddamned head off and .each him some lessons.' " The violence occurred th'e next day, he said. Rogers also testified that a few weeks earlier he was at a meeting where Dunham computed how much he owed Par- iin. A few days later, said the witness, he delivered more than $20,000 to Partin from Dunham. Rogers' testimony about the alleged payoff conflicted with statements ho made before a MRS. LULA SI7.EMORF, Springdale -- Mrs. Lula Mac Sizemore, 85. of Springdale died today in Springdale Memorial Hospital. Born May 8, 1887 in Madison County, the daughter of Tom and Sarah Futrell Bowen, she was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. Surviving arc one son. Henry Sizemore of the home; three grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Sisco Funeral Chapel with burial in Forest Park Cemetery. (CONTINUED FKOM PAGE ONE) malic titles, Kissinger said they will enjoy full diplomatic'privi- leges, including the right to communicate with their home governments by code. The communique said Kissinger and the Chinese "agreed that the time was appropriate for accelerating the normalization of relations." "To this end, they undertook to broaden their contacts in all 'ields. They agreed on a concrete program of expanding .rade as well as scientific, cultural and other exchanges. NEW YORK STOCKS! PrleM Ark Best Corp 20'-i and facilitate this to improve process, commu- 74-Year-Old Widow Fights Off Muggers TORONTO (AP) -- The On- .ario Criminal Injuries Compensation Board has given $250 to a 74-year-old 'w i d o w who fought off three young men try- Ing to get her handbag. The money compensated An nie'Hornby for the gash over her right eye and broken glasses the trio gave her in December. "When one of them tried to grab my bag, I gave him a good, strong kick right in the groin," the widow told the board Wednesday. One of the men beat Mrs. Hornby about the head with a pistol, but they finally fled without the bag. The board complimented Mrs. Hornby. "It was nothing," she replied. "They're just lucky I didn't lave my shillelagh with me." nications, It was agreed that in the near future each side will establish a liaison office in the capital of the other. Details will he worked out through existing channels." Kissinger reported that, as part of the exchange effort, China will send to the United States next year its -priceless exhibit of archeological artifacts housed in Peking's Forbidden City. In addition, three [ scientific groups and a gymnastics team will visit the United States this year. SYMPHONY TO TOUR The United States, he said, will send the Philadelphia Symphony, group? of doctors, scien- ,ists and elementary school teachers, Congress members and athletic teams to China during 1973. Alcan 25% Amer Airlines 18V*, Amer Tel Tel 50% Anaconda 22 Ark La Gas 24% Armco -- 22 Baldwin 35'/i Boeing 21% 33 45 T A Chrysler ± 36 Comsat 54V4 Del Monte 20?« Dia Shamrock 23 Dillards ' ' ·... 22'A Campbell Soup Cent S W .. Easco 14% A G -Edwards 7% Emerson 94'i Exxon , 89'% Ford 69 Vt Nixon Frontier Air 7'/i Fuqua Indus ., 14V4 Gaf Corp 16V* Gen Motors 74% Georgia Pac 32% Gr West Fin 25'/j Gulf Oil 7 25% Intl Bus Mach 442 grand jury. The defense produced a transcript in whinh Rogers said he never saw Partin "take a penny" from Dunham. additional tent units. In 1972 however with just under 409 resident campers officials' had to turn campers ·way. This summer even with new construction, applications are expected to exceed the capacity. Channel Work Bids Will Be Opened Today SPRINGDALE -- Mayor Park Phillips and Hilton Lewis, Urban Renewal director, were in Tulsa today where bids for channel work on the Spring Creek Flood Control Project were to be opened. Bids were to be opened al the office of the Army Corps of Engineers which is jointly engaged in the project with Urban Renewal. The bids are for deepening and widening of the Spring Creek channel through the city. The project is designed to curb .frequent flooding that occurs along Spring Creek during heavy downpours. A contract has already been awarded for construction of a bridge over Spring Creek at Park Street. When completed Ihe Park Slreet bridge will carry traffic over the creek as channel work progresses in other sections of the city. Senior Class Play Chosen "Arsenic and Old Lace", a three-act comedy by Joseph Kessehring has been selected 'or the senior class production at Fayetteville High School this spring. The play will be per- !ormed April 26-28. Try-outs for casting were held last week and Cheryl Taylor and Mary Lou Phillips were selected to portray Martha and Ahby Brewster. P l a y i n g , the part of Rev. Doctor Harper will be Richard Lancaster with Howard Matthews as Teddy. Eric Doege, Bill Pond and Eric Van Scyoc will portray officers Brophy, Lein and O'Hara; with Allyn Donaubauer as Lt. Rooney. The roles of Dr. E i n s t e i n - a n d Jonathan will he played by Kyle Harris and Andy Upchurch and the intended victims will be Mike Kellog and Jack Mahan, as Mr. Witherspoon and Mr. Gibhs. Rounding out the cast in the romantic roles of Elaine and Mortimer will be Cheryl Adams and David Donovan. The play is under the student direction of Margo Smiley with Jane Harding and Jill McMillan supervising. State Aid Not Available For Quake Damages LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Residents of the coastal city of Oxnard, hardest hit by a a rolling, rumbling earthquake, face the prospect today of repairing property damage without state (CONTINUED ITROM PAGE ONE) even though the deviations were much smaller than the 16.4 per cent in the Virginia plan. The liberal justice said the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington will be under-represented. Discrimination agains voters in one area, he sug gestedi should concern the court more than county lines. But this time Brennan arid the justices who agreed w i t h him, William O. Douglas and Thurgood Marshall, were in the minority. A new majority had formed around Justices Potter Stewart and Byron R. White, who had reservations about the old "one-man, one-vote" decisions, and three Nixon appointees Rehnquist, Chief Justice Warren E. Burner and Justice Harry A, Blackmun. The fourth, Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., did not participate, apparently because of past association with one of the lawyers in the case. Intl Harv 34% I-T-E Imperial +.... 28 J C Penney 93 5 /f Kerr McGee 73 Kaiser Alum 1414 .Levi Strauss 43% Ling Temco 8'/a Marcor 24% Pan Am World Air 9Vt Phillips Petro 45% Pizza Corp ; 15W Pizza Hut 24'/ 4 Ralston 44 Reynolds Metals 12% Safeway 4014 St Regis Paper 38 V4 Sears 111 Watchdog Bill Approved By State Senate LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- A bill that would require a consumer representative to be appointed on state boards and commissions that perform a regulatory function passed the Arkansas Senate Wednesday. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Bill Walmsley of Batesville. passed on a vote of 19-9 and now goes to the House for consideration. The bill would require that an additional member be appointed to the regulatory boards and commissions. That additional person would not be engaged in the occupation regulated by the board. · Walmsley said that about 24 boards and commissions would be immediately affected If the bill becomes law. He said the consumer representative would- not be allowed to vole on matters relating to the issuance of licenses. As an example. Walmsley said, a consumer representative on the state Medical Board, would have no voice on the licensing of a physician. Walmsley said that in many instances a board or commission is made up entirely of persons engaged in the occupation that it regulates. He said there had been instances when such boards or commissions did not always act in the best interest of the public. "The public will have greater confidence in these boards and commissions if a consumer representative is there," Walmsley Name Correction ·Among three Fayetteyille financial institutions joining six other banks and savings associations In a suit filed in U.S. District Court seeking to block a new bank in Fayetteville is Fayetteville Savings and Loan .Association. It was misnamed in an earlier publication as Federal Savings and Loan Association. of counties. Under current law, a district cannot include only a portion of a county. The bill is designed to allow the formation of a junior col lege district centered at Stutt gart, composed of parts of th. five counties around Stuttgart The bill is sponsored by'Rep Wayne Hampton of Stuttgart. On a vote of 25-2. the Senate approved a bill by Sen. Guy H "Mutt" Jones of Conway tha would appropriate $650,000 t build a new admin istratioi building for the state Menta Retardation Development Disa bilitjes Division on the Chil dren's Colony grounds in Con way facilities in th faced with bein Servomation --... 23 3 /s Shakespeare 11 V« Singer .- y 65Y Sou Pacific 37'/s Sperry Rand 46 Std Cal. Texaco Food Jury Hearing Suit Againsl Hospital A jury trial is under way today in Washington Circuit Court in a civil suit first filed in September, 1969. The suit was filed on behalf of Mrs. Ova llene Upton, who claims she entered Springdale Memorial Hospital in February 1969 for surgery. After the surgery she noticed a "deep and painful" burn on her right forearm. Mrs. Upton is seeking a total of (12.000 In damages for past and future medical costs and c o m p e n s a t i o n for t h e disfigurement against Travelers I n s u r a n c e Company, t h e liability Insurer of Springdale Memorial Hospital on grounds that the hospital staff was careless and negligent. Israelis 80% 40 Tri '-State Mtrs 7 7 A Union Carbide '.. 45'A UMC Corp 18 United Air 39V4 U.S. Industries 1714 said. "There are so _______ boards and commissions that the press cannot possibly cover all of them. The consumer representative can report to the public what is happening.' JEWELL. OPPOSED Sen. Jerry Jewell of Little Rock, a dentist, opposed measure saying that the a "Gestapo - like U.S. Steel 30% represented tactic." aid. The earthquake struck Southern California Wednesday, shattering windows, cracking plas ler, toppling dishes and bottles from shelves and causing other property damage. Five persons .vere reported injured; two had aroken legs. Skyscrapers swayed in Los Angeles, but no damage was reported. In the Oxnard-Camarillo area of southern Ventura County. 13 Southern California Edison power circuits were disrupted, cutting off electricity to at least 7,000 customers. Telephone service also was interrupted. A rock slide blocked all lanes of the Pacific Coast Highway for more than an hour and a half. Oxnarri, a coastal city of 70.000 persons 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles, absorbed the heaviest damage. A spokesman for city, county and slate officials who toured the city said a preliminary survey indicated the loss could reach $1 million. The quake jolted some 200 miles of the California coast from Santa Barbara to San Diego and was felt as far inland as the desert resort of Palm Springs, 65 miles east of Los Angeles. (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONI) cided to try and get out of Israeli airspace without obeying the warnings." The paper also claimed the pilot of the airliner tried to fool the Israelis by lowering his undercarriage and pretending to begin landing. Then he suddenly turned east, gained altitude and tried to. get away, Maariv said. The Israeli air force planes chased the Boeing and, after firing warning rounds, shot at the plane's wingtips, Maariv Victor 15% Wal-Mart 32% Westinghouse -.- 37 Whittaker : 5% Westvaor 23'A Ark West Gas 11%-11% Citation ..' '..' 1%-2'A Gen Growth 18'/4-18% Kearney Natl 7%-8'/i Minute Man 3%-4',4 Orig Coney Island .... l'/4-2 3 4 Pioneer Foods 5^}-6 H K Porter 24'/4-25 1 /« St Paul Sec 14%-15V* Std Regis 19Vt-20 Tyson Foods 14!i-14% Wilson Co 12 bid Yellow Fit 49y«-49 s /i Averages Inds down 7.75 Trans down 1.54 Utils down .44 Volume 4,030,000 COMMODITY OPENINGS Mar corn 1.73 Mar soy beans 6.38 Mar eggs 41.95 Mar pork bellies . not available The House aproved a bill to create a second Circuit Court judge's position in the 8th Judicial District. The measure also would shift Lafayette County from the 13lh District to the 8th District. The vote was 62-7. The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration. As revised by the bill, the 8th District would consist of Clark, Hempstead. Lafayette. Miller and Nevada counties. The 13th District would be composed of Sen. Robert Harvey of Swift on argued against Jones' bil saying that some of the ment a retardation' ·---"-- - "· state .were closed because of cutbacks i federal fun'ds and the rnone should not be spent on a ne building. The Senate failed to adopt a amendment to a teacher retir ment bill that would allow teachers in npnsectarian private schools to participate in the state Teacher Retirement System. The amendment was offered by Sen. John F. "Mutt" Gibson of Dermott. The'bill, sponsored by Sen. Clarence Bell of Parkin would, among other things, increase by 20 per cent the benefits now many being paid to retired teachers. No action was taken on the bill itself. On a vote of 20-10, the Senate passed a bill by Sen. Max Howell of Jacksonville to create a state Electrical Contractors Licensing Board. LICENSING AGENCY The board would inspect anc license master electricians anc electrical contractors. The bil also sets fees for examination: for master electricians am electrical contractors. . Members of the Senate bal ked again Wednesday at pass ing routine appropriation bills. Harvey, chairman of the Leg islative Joint Budget Com mittee, submitted a list of rou tine appropriation bills to the Senate, but they failed to pass when a number of senators lef the chamber or did not vote. CONTINUED mOM FAOB ON» and faster and for other rices to taper, off. The BLS said food prices ave gone up at a yearly rate f 12.7 per cent in the last three months, more than double the .3 per cent yearly clip of «ie hree months before that. By omparison, goods other than ood have gone up at only a 1.3 ^er cent yearly rate in the last hree months, less than, half the .7 per cent rate in the pre- ceedlng three months. · S e r v i c e s , however, have climbed steadly at a yearly rate..' of 3.3 pier cent in both hree-month periods. Among individual -groups of 'ood prices, the biggest jump in January was shown by meats, poultry and fish, which went up 3.7 per cent. -" .'· Other big Increases were .resh fruits and vegetables at 2.5 per cent and dairy products at 0.7 per cent. Restaurant meals went up only 0.4 per cent. Soaring food prices were offset somewhat by declines in the prices of clothing and used cars, both of which went down 1.9 per cent. the bill Calhoun, Columbia, Ouachtta and Union counties. In another action, the House voted 68-0 to approve a Senate bill to provide free tuition and fees in state colleges and universities and vocational technical schools for dependents of Arkansans who were held prisoners of war in the Vietnam war or who were declared missing in action or killed In action. The House voted 68-0 to authorize the creation of a community junior college district through a combination of parts China Specialist To Be Heard A! UA Dick Wilson. British journalist and China specialist, will lecture at the University of Arkansas Monday in the auditorium of the Graduate Education Building at 8 p.m. His topic will be "China and America: What the Future Holds for a New Relationship." , The lecture, open to the public and free, is sponsored by the Asian Studies Committee of the College of Arts and Sciences. Wilson lives In Singapore, where he is financial editor of the Straits Times and senior editorial Nations. adviser to the New He has traveled in communist countries and has interviewed communist leaders, including Premier Chou En-Lai of communist China. Coin Show Set For Fort Smith March 3 An annual spring coin, antique and collectable show will be held at the Fort Smith Municipal Auditorium March 3 and 4, with .45 collectors and dealers buying, trading and selling. A representative from the Franklin Mint (largest private mint in the world) will display medals and coins, and show a film "A Trip Through Ihe Mint." The event is sponsored by the Albert Pike Numismatic Society, and there Is no admission charge. Railroad Ties At Springdale Burn SPRINGDALE -- A pile of railroad lies caught fire Wed- n e s d a y afternoon in the downtown area when men working on a boxcar with a torch accidently sent sparks into the ties stacked along the tracks. The f i r e was located next to Ihe City Administration Building and police headquarters where Johnson Street meets the Frisco Railroad tracks. Firemen received the alarm about 3:22 p.m. and had Ihe blaze u n d e r control within five minutes. Firemen said Ihe ties had been burning about 15 minutes before they arrived. Two fire fighting units were sent to the scene. To Approve DES WASHINGTON (AP) - T h e Food and Drug Administration says it plans to approve the drug DES for use as a morning-after birth-control pill- FDA Commissioner Charles C. Edwards made the announcement Wednesday during the first day of extensive hearings before Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's health subcommittee into human medical experimentation. The hearings are to continue today. EXPERT WATCH REPAIR . 1 , 1 , , , , "The Libyan plane continued on its way while ignoring the Israeli pilots' instructions. Only then was the aircraft Forced down, and it crashed," the paper said. It said that, at one stage, the pilot of the Boeing radioed to his pursuers: "We cannot obey your orders because of the political situation. This area does not belong to you." Premier Golda Meir expressed the Israeli government's "deep sorrow at the loss of life" in the crash and regretted that the pilot "did not heed repeated warnings which were given In accordance with international procedures." All Israeli newspapers called the incident "a tragedy" and regretted the loss of life. But editorials unanimously blamed the plane's crew for allegedly refusing to heed t h e instructions to land. Church Concerl To Be Friday The gospel singing Merits of Springdale and the Calvary Echoes of Prairie Grove will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Hidgeview Baptist Church here. The Merits, a newly formed group, consists of 'Wendall Adams, Jack Hale and Harold Hull accompanied by pianist Vicki Hutchison. The Calvary Echoes consist of Bill Ramsey, Janice Harper, Erval McDonald and James Smith with Martha Flynt as pianist and Vernon London on the electric bass. The public is invited. UA Student Hurt A member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning when he and some of his fraternity brothers attempted to stop two men from breaking into a car on the group's parking lot. John Riley suffered bruises and abrasions to his face when he was struck by one of the two men attempting to. break into the car. The prowler was described as about 18 to 21 years of age, six foot, two inches tall and weighing between 200 and 215 pounds. The students told police that the second man remained in a pickup truck. Appropriation bills require 2' votes for passage. The appropriation bills re ceived the same treatment las week when Harvey attempte to get them passed. Some senators say they ar rebelling against passage of th appropriation bill because the want to wait until the city-coun ty revenue issue is settled, oth ers say they are unhappy be cause of the preferential trea ment given to administrate bills and one senator said h thought some of his colleague were "just rebelling for th sake of rebelling." SES Plans Series ) On Environment The Society for Environ' lental Stabilization will hold a leeting in Fayetteville tonight begin developing a television eries on local environmental ssues. The meting will be held at :30 p.m. at the Episcopal enter Lounge in the 800 block f West Maple Street. A spokesman for the group aid concerned citizens are eeded to help write, interview nd research for the planned eries. The group hopes to produce about 30 programs to be ilred in the spring or early ummer. WANT TO BUY AN ELEPHANT INDEPENDENCE, Kan. AP) -- A 20-year-old elephant at Mitchell Zoo is for sale for ;500 because "she has spells." iity fathers estimate it will cost $4,500 to replace her with a aby pachyderm. Assistant zookeeper Ed Kline explained that Suzie doesn't ike the peacocks that share ler confinement area. "She'll chase them right up the tree. Doesn't want anything to do with them." Also, Suzie has pelted several persons with dirt and has thrown rocks through two automobile windshields. "She's got good aim," said Kline. "And she just doesn't lob the dirt and rocks. They come flying." Kline said: "She's just like people to me. Cranky and outer-sorts one day and fine the next; - , . . , · ' " · "Sure she has spells, but who doesn't. I think she's just lonely after all these years." LIKE MONEY IN YOUR POCKET... Jimmy got a new bike for his birthday, remember? Then you also remember his old hike out on the back porch. It's like discovering some extra money in your pocket! With a little cleaning up, Jimmy's old bicycle would make some young fellow a great first bicycle. The trick is 'to find someone who will pay cash Jor it. The solution is so simple . . . just advertise it in The TIMES Want Ads! S W I F T S 27 North Block St. USER boy'« blcydt. His training wTieell and iniall baHfeel. Oreal for be«inner's KM Wk«. Phon» tU-xxxx after 7 p.m. To sell your child's old bicycle or any other unused or unwanted articles just dial 442-6242 and place your TIMES Want Ad with us. Sfs as good as money in your pocket. IS A FRIENDLY CALL ENOUGH? Th new ntlghbon will b» glad tom«»tyou. And they'll want to vlilt with you ... later. Right now, thty need lomething more--a Hit of school* and churches, utility companies' telephone numbers... til the Inform»· tion one needs on trrivlng In · strange city. So be a friend Indeed. A Welcome Wagon hostess will call at your request to provide ali this and gifts as well. Make your welcome warmer whan new neighbors arrive. Call Welcome Wagon at WILCOMf NEWCOMEMI UM UK* c»np«n to IK us miew y»u'r* Mr*. Him* Addrm ( PIMM MlV* IW WtlMIM Wli*n H*i«m ciN « DM. ( ) I w«tM Ilk* t* wkMrik* M HM H.W. Ark. TIME* ( I I ulrudy MkKrilw «· tM TIME*. nil «rt th* CMM* iM mat) «· TIMES, Bin t\ Fayritcvin*. WIN ROCK TONIGHT WHILE CHANGING TO MY OLD HOUSE SHOES I HEARD THE RADIO GIVING US THE NEWS I WAS SHOCKED TO HEAR YOUR GOOD NAME AND THAT YOUR HEALTH WAS NOT THE SAME I KNOW YOU'RE TAKING IT LIKE A MAN AND THAT YOU'LL BEAT IT IF YOU CAN THERE'S STILL A LOT OF THINGS FOR YOU TO DO AND A LOT OF GOOD PEOPLE DEPENDING ON YOU YOU BLAZED A TRAIL ACROSS THIS EARTH AND GAVE ARKANSAS A BRIGHT NEW BIRTH YOU PROVED TO BE A MAN WHO LOVED THE SOD PLANTING AND REAPING AND TRUSTING IN GOD THO YOU WERE BORN IN HI FINANCE YOU BELIEVED IN GIVING EVERY MAN A CHANCE BEGGERS AND THIEVES HAVE BEEN IN YOUR POCKET BUT YOU NEVER WORRIED OR TRIED TO LOCK IT YOUR HANDS HAVE BEEN SHOOK BY QUEENS AND KINGS WITH THEIR GREAT WEALTH OF DIAMONDS AND THINGS BUT YOU WERE ALWAYS THE SAME OLD WIN AND REMAINED THE COMMON MAN'S FRIEND YOU'VE LIVED MORE IN YOUR SIXTY YEARS THAN MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WITH .THEIR HEARTACHES AND TEARS SO IF THE REAPER SHOULD CALL YOUR NAME THANK THE LORD, YOU WON THE GAME Written by C. D. 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