Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 22, 1973 · Page 9
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Ugandan President Presents Asian Property To Natives Three persons were billed near Taft, La. Wednesday in the flaming wreckage of a Missouri Pacific freight train Death Trap which collided with a lone, switch engine pulling out of a siding onto the main line at Thieu Asks Communists To Halt Flow Of Arms \ SAIGON (AP) -- President .Nguyen Van., Tbieu .called on the Soviet'Union and China today to stop the flow of war ma? Aerials to North Vietnam and present "the renewal of aggression' from the Communists." The South Vietnamese president also indicated that his previously announced meeting with President Nixon may be held next month at the Western White House in San Clemente, Calif. Thieu said viet Union and agreed to join now that the S6- jberation Front, they have nothing to fight with again. The war was waged by the Communists with ' the material from .hose Communist blocs." NO DATE FIXED Thieu told newsmen no date has been fixed for his visit to Nixon but "it is possible when everything is all right here and ail right" for President Nixon-- rriaybe riext month." The president sgoke to newsmen, at, Thu Due, near Saigon, China the have international peace conference en [ Vietnam, opening in Paris Monday. they should show "good I will by not furnishing any more · war material.... That is the * best way to prevent the renew- 'i al or aggression. f "When Russia and Red China '·; and other Communist countries ,- will not furnish any more weap- '' ons to Hanoi and the National Tafl, about 25 miles northwest of New Orleans. (AP Wire- photo) Specialists To Probe Train Wreck after addressing province officials. a rally of members of the. general assembly and political party leaders. Thieu said the Laotian cease- fire, which went-into effect to day, "should go together with the cease-fire in Vietnam, but 'I have no confidence that Motion Filed For Dismissal Of Deal Suit FORT SMITH -- The federal government entered a motion in U.S. District Court here Tuesday asking that a suit, filed by a Fayetteville woman against the government, be dismissed. Mrs; Jo Deal, -widow"- of .Dr. Fayetteville in a plane five other persons 6, 1971, filed a the Viet Cong will respect the cease-fire anywhere." He charged the Communists with violating the cease-fire in Vietnam more than 4,400 times, including 1,500 shelling attacks. Despite news reports to the contrary, he denied that South Vietnamese forces have violated the truce, claiming that they only reacted " w h e n we are attacked." Asked where the South Vietnamese and. Viet Cong representatives Would meet to begin substantive negotiations on Mie iilure political shape of South Vietnam. Thieu replied: "We nave proposed many places, Geneva or many countries in Southeast Asia, but they are very reluctant to select'Geneva or any other country." Phil ; Deal, 42, a orthodontist killed crash" with on March TAFT, La. (AP) -- Two specialists were being sent here today to investigate a fiery train wreck about 20 miles from New Orleans which killed three trainmen, including one from Texas. The victims were identified as Albert Woodward, 65. of.Pal- estine, Tex., and Felton Arms- lead, 58, and Aubry Harris Sr., 64, both of DeQuincy, La. A Missouri Pacific Railroad spokesman said a switch engine pulling a heavy load apparently was : unable to stop at the end of a spur. It. collided early Wednesday with a 38-car Missouri Pacific freight, destroying four engines, . scattering boxcars and tankers and setting a fire which burned for hours. It also snapped a 12-inch water main, hampering efforts to extinguish the blaze. Authorities said the charred bodies of the trainmen were pulled from, the lead engine of the three-diesel freight, which was on a regular run from Houston to New Orleans. Two other trainmen from De- Quincy were injured. Engineer Robert Frazier suffered" burns and Melvin Landers By ANDREW TORCHIA NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- It was a slow, sunny day in Kampala, the kind of day when Ugandans doze under banana palms oblivious to their government's directives against miniskirts and gun-carrying imperialist agents posing as Christian missionaries. President Idi Amin was about io give, away a hotel but he ladn't decided to whom. The man who expelled 40,000 Asians from his country has been masterminding the distribution of perhaps $400 million worth of Asian property to black Ugandans. The distribution of some 3,500 abandoned businesses is nearly complete. Gen. Aminv driving his own Jeep through downtown Kampala, decided to intervene personally in the allocation of the Speke Hotel, named after an early explorer. It was worth $125,000 in the busy days before Amin banned tourists. According to witnesses, Amin spoke extemporaneously in English and Swahili to a large group of applicants. He paused and .surveyed the crowd as if making up his mind. Suddenly he pointed to a Lt. Col. Bogere and said "There's a responsible man who should have this'hotel." Witnesses said Bogere, chie army medical officer and o n e of the few in the audience wh had not been brandishing blu and white forms applying fo the Speke, looked, around as i to say: Who, Me? Amin beckoned the surprise Bogere forward and shook hi hand. Then the ticed two white president no non-Ugandan standing nearby. "Who are you?" Amin asket "We are guests at the hotel, one replied nervously. "Well, come here and mee Ami towar your said. new manager, motioning them Bogere. The crowd grinned a Amin's: pointed demonstratio of the officer's new status hotelkeeper. Bureaucracy has been cut a minimum in the property di tribution aimed at creating instant new African midd class that operates, if not tly owns, Uganda's com- ercial enterprises. As for- er Asian shops reopen gradu- y, there are disappointments both sides of the counters, me new storekeepers find arly no stock on hand to sell, ustomers accuse some Ugan- ins who took over shops of ying to make a killing by ofiteering on scarce items. If the government sticks to romises of compensation for spossed Asians, the new shop- eepers will eventually have to ay up. Meanwhile, the govern- ent has assumed long-term ontrol of thousands of aban- oned properties and there are fficult questions concerning axes a n d - r e n t s to be paid by ie new operators, and prior ank mortgages to be honored. chamber voted 70-9 to a resolution by Rep. McKinney Found Guilty On Phony Money Charge LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- G. A. McKinney of Little Rock was ound guilty in U. S. District -ourt here Wednesday of pos- essing a printing plate used to counterfeit about $2.5 million. ·Judge G. Thomas Eisele sen- .enced McKinney to 2'A years n prison. During the half-day trial, HcKinney testified he had been coerced into setting up the printing operation and printing counterfeit bills in 1972 at his Bruno (Marion testified that he had been drugged and placed in a compromising situation. He testified he was threatened with being exposed and svith being shot if he did not help in the counterfeiting operation. Eisele said that although McKinney's explanation was House Resolution Commends Wallace LITTLE ROCK CAP) -- The Arkansas House commended Alabama Gbv. George C. Wallace Wednesday and wished him well in his recovery from an assassination attempt. The adopt Frank Henslee of Pine BluIC praising Wallace (or his role in national politics. Henslee called Wallace a "great American, a great man, a courageous man" who has been a "terrific. and beneficial influence on the nation." Only Rep. James Lassiter o( Waldron spoke against the resolution. He said he was not say ing that he did not admire Wallace, but he said Arkansas has "come a long way" since the 1957 desegregation crisis tit Little Rock Central High School. Lassiter said the resolu lion "is throwing the book in the face of the people who have worked so ha r d to bridge the gap between blacks and whites in this state." Earlier Wednesday, oppos lion by Lassiter and Rep. W.H Townsend of Little Rock, one o three blacks in the House, pre vented the resolution from get ting out of the Legislative Af fairs Committee. The Hous voted 56-5 to bring the resolu tion up for consideration by ex trading it from the committee ... Arkonsai TIMES, Thun., Nb. 32, 1973 · rAYCTTKVILLI, ARKAMSAt i Group Organized To Fight Birth Control Proposal arm near County). McKinney "believable," it stitute a legal did not defense. The judge said McKinney had had numerous occasions to call authorities. LR Girl Shot LITTLE ROCK CAP) -- Mar Dean Armstrong, 19. of Littl Rock was shot to death nea her home Wednesday, polic said. Officers said Miss Armstron was struck by a number, of .:!! caliber and .48-caliber bullel fired by two men. She was standing on the sid walk near her home when tl two men began firing at he police said. After being sho Miss Armstrong ran to the ne block to her house and co lapsed on the dining room floo police said. Police said they were que tioning two men in connectii I with the shooting. LITTLE ROCK (AP) ' -- wut 50 persons registered ednesday as lobbyists against plan to pay $5 monthly to fe- ales of child-bearing age pn lillips County welfare rolls it ey agree to use a birth-con- ol device. Barbara J. Hampton, state epresentalive of the National elfare Rights Organization, aid the state Social Services (vision's proposed budget in- ludes $60.000 for the program. A bill to appropriate funds r the division is pending in ic legislature. On Dec. 21, the slate Socia ervices Board voted to ask for IB funds, which board member .W. Downs of Little Rock said r ould be used to make the monthly payments to partlci aling women. Dr. Downs said the number f children in families on wel are could be drastically re need if the device were used. The group led by Mrs, Hamp on carried signs that read Insert the 1UD in Dr. Downs,' Don't make guinea pigs out o hildrcn," and "Dr. Downs i lie author of genocide in Phil ips County." Ann Banks of Fayetteville ·epresenting Students for Democratic Society, said th program was designed to elimi nate poor people, not poverty. In a prepared statement, th group said it was not oppose o birth control. "We do oppos ts use coercively and selective y against certain groups," th statement said. If the project is not sloppe now, it will be extended to bh rest of the state, the statemen redicted.. "If the legislature has $60,004 dole. out for Dr. Downs' rainchild, then it has the funds raise welfare payments," the tatement said. "Put the blam* vhere it belongs. This sexist, acist program must b« topped now." Participation in the program ·ould be voluntary, but the op- xments argued that, since we!are aid grants are small, the 5 monthly payment amounts to :oercion. EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS CLUB SAVOY Eight members answered roll call at the February meeting leld in the community building. Mrs. Frances Luther gava devotions and presented a program on her missionary work in Dominica. West Indies The speaker displayed items of interest from the islands, including crafts, money; and nutmeg and cinnamon bark. Plans were made tor a pot luck supper to be held Saturday at 7 p.m. in the community building. Mrs. Theresa Erwln Af. William Fields Chart«r«d lif« UncUrwrlter Agent for Jefferson Standard CJ IPH minim --««. IJt .»».... e~~^»»» 2M E, Poplar -- Fayetlevllti Tel. SZ1-1241 fbrd Galaxie 500... w 73 Car Of The\eaif HIGH LEVEL $ll,47(i.001 suit'-charging the government was negligent in giving weather conditibns for the flight. T h e government denied allegations of negligence and contended that the court lacked jurisdiction - i n - the matter. The government also contended that Deal "cohtributorily was negligent in failing to observe and avoid a danger which he-knew or should have.'krio'wn," Deal and five' young women were killed when; the plane, piloted by Deal, crash'ed at the t Harrison Airport ru'riwayv Suits ', have been . filed by., adrninis- r trators of the other ·" victims j against Deal's,estate. Three are 7 also seeking damages from the ! federal government on the same \ grounds as Mrs. Deal. 5 The suits total approximately \ $20 million. He said, however, that he has asked' his representative negotiating with the .Viet Cong in Paris to "do everything possible" to arrange a high-level conference with the Communists on elections in South Viet- political negotiations nam. These have moved slowly because" the Communists "take three weeks to get decisions from higiier echelons," Thieu said. Meanwhile. U.S. officials said they expect the Communists to release more American prisoners of war by next Tuesday, but they had no reply yet from them to the American request Wednesday that this .be arranged. head injuries. The only man aboard switch engine, ing out of a plant when the crash occurred, jumped to safety and was .not injured. A spokesman board in Washington, D.C., said William G. Meeker and Huburt H. Jewell Jr. would investigate the crash and report to the hoard later this week whether a full board investigation will be necessary. The TIMES .Best Buy For Your Advertising Dollars! Brown Graduates Airman Richard M. Brown, son of Mr. and .Mrs. George W. Brown of Fayetfevilla, has graduated at Keesler AFB, Miss., from the Air Training Command's basic course for electronic specialists. He is .remaining at' Keesler for advanced training as.a computer systems repairman. He is a 1066 graduate of Fayetteville High School. ATTENTION POULTRY PRODUCERS There will be a meeting of the Poultry Producers February 22, 1973 *t the Huntsville Community Center at 7:30 p.m. This meeting is sponsored by the Poultry Division of the Madison County Farm Bureau. Anyone interested in the broiler, egg or turkey industry is invited to attend. FORD DIVISION FORD CAR Of THE YEAR GRAND OPENING !! ICE HOUSE DISCOUNT CENTER "Whether you choose a Custom 500, Galaxie SOO or LTD, you'll get what we think is the current best in family transportation'.'ROAD TEST MAGAZINE, ianuary, 1973. Food Values Galore, All Varieties of Canned Vegetables and Fruits Available in No. 303, No. 2 1/2 and No. 10 Cans. · Come By and Compare Our Prices, WE WILL UNDER SELL! ·/. Buy Our Goods by the Can or Case and SAVE $ $ $ Come By 221 N. West St. or Call 442-5324 OPEN 9.AM.'.6 P.M. MONDAY-SATURDAY The Ford Galaxie 500. Car of the Year. And for good reasons ... "The Ford Gal- axie 50C contains as standard every item, except a vinyl top and air conditioning, that's listed in the various Blue Books as enhancing resale value." Dozens of good reasons. Lfke power steering, automatic transmission and power front disc brakes--all standard equipment. The best part of it afl is the great deals you can get on Galaxie 500 right now... during your Ford Dealer's Ford Country Savings Round-Up. And besides the big deals on big Fords, he's got a special money-saving sale on specially-equipped Pintos, Mavericks and Explorer plckupe, too. Stop by your nearest Ford dealer dor- ing his big Ford Country Savings Round- Up. See the great values on the whole fine of Ford cars and trucks, Including the Ford Galaxie 500... 1973 Car of the Year. "Our plaque endow congratulation* getoFerd." LEWIS FORD SALES, INC. 3373 N. College Fayettevilla, Ark.

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