Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 18, 1976 · Page 1
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White Upsets Red; Hogs Win Thr See Stories On Page ID VOL, 108 -- NUMBER 305 The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVIUE, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 1976 FAGES-25 CENTS Christians Gather For Easter Worship Congregation Braves flood This Easter Cambodia Mobilized New Class Emerges Getting Ready For Easter One sure way to know where (he Easter egg's ore hidden Inday is to Keep track of the Easter Bunny, 'as Mike (hold- ing (he rabbit) and Brian 11 oli- ftcld seem to- realize. The three-year-old twins are (he sons of Joe and Mar}' Holi- ticld of Faycttcville. (TIMES- photo hy Leslie Sullon) Truce Expccfecf MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- The Rev. David . Hadgley's congregation will gather as usual Eas- ,cr Sunday, praying for deliverance from the rising \vEiicrs of the Souris River. Bui (hey have the "cv.-iciiatiwi process down to 414 hours" just in case. SQ Ten other churches shitted llicir services outside the Elouii plain, renting Ihcalcrs, borrowing empty buildings or sharing chapels to'brim; Easter scrv- ces to the 12,000 persons displaced by the threat of flooding 'rom Ihe Souris. Officials were hoping Salur day (hat 35 miles of dikes would keep the river in its banks after it passes flocx stage, but if it doesn't, the 10 empty churches and the Rev Mr. Badglcy's First Congrega tional church could be floaile( En minutes, Still.-the Rev. " M r . Baclfile said he didn't want to borrow church. "It is so important a this time to hold together. Th church goers have a need fo familiariCy of their own type o worship." The minister; whose farm has already been evacuated rom their, home,- said his Hc- urrection message would re- ate directly to the flood threat vhich forced evacuation of a lird.of his congregation. By MATT FKANMOLA Associated Tress \Vritcr Cambodia is creating the most radically Communistic society iii the world. Its population of 8 million has been mobilized to dig irrigation canals or to cultivate rice. No one gels paid in money. Cities nnd towns have been virtually abandoned and are likely to remain The human cost of this trans- ormation is staggering. Food horlages, nonexistent medical and forced labor have d about 250,000 deaths V50 per dayl since the Khmer louge, the Cambodian Communists, came to power on April 17, 1975, according to estimates of diplomats, refugees and in- .mperiaUsm lernational workers. Some estimates go higher. One recently in Time magazine put the loll at 500.QO to 600,000. On Saturday, the nation's new president, Khicu Samphan, said in a radio address on the anniversary of the Khmer Uouge victory that the war which ended last April had cosl a million Cambodian Jives anc he blamed the deaths on "U.S iut he added the nation had produced enough , grain ,« f unda mentally sol ve th problem of our people's needs. 1 Kaj Bjork, the Swedish an lassador to Peking, who wa its lackeys. 1 the first Westerner lo lou Cambodia since Hie takeover, said Ih'e eounlry is under -tight military control and is -led hy idealistic nationalisl Marxists. Bjork. with some Communist bloc · and Third World diplomats, was invited to see damage in Ihe northwestern (own of (CONTINUED OX PAGE TWO) Jerusalem, The Vatican Are Jammed:" By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 'pilgrims and Roman Catholic, Friars kept solemn vigil in Jerusalem at Iho revered site _ot Christ's burial as Christians around the world..observed -a quiet Holy Saturday in preparation tor joyful Easter services commemorating Jesus' rising Schorr To Speak At Commencement 'BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -Moslem gunmen fired automatic weapons in the air and launched mortars Saturday to celebrate the, announcement thai Christian President Suleiman Franjieh had agreed to step down. Beirut radio announced Frnn- jieh's decision as . fighting re- Security officials -said 431 per porlcdly declined in anticipa- --k ~ J '"·'"· v " 11l " i '"* 9I lion of the official announcement of a new cease-fire sponsored by Syria and the Palestine Liberation Organization -PLO. It would be the 35lh cease- fire in the year-old civil war. NEWS BRIEFS Death Penalty LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -Alabama Gov. George Wallace said Saturday night that lie will ask the Democratic party to call for a constitutional amendment if the U.S. Supreme Court rules the death penalty to be unconstitutional. "What we need back in Inis country Is the electric chair," Wallace said at a news conference. "If the Supreme Court rule's the dealh penalty lo be cruel and unusual punishment, I'will ask the Democratic party at the national convention lo include a plank in its platform calling for a constitutional convention of the slates to change the constitution to permit the death penalty." three Killed · E N G L A N D , Ark. (AP) -Three Little Rock residents were killed and another person was injured early Suliirdas when the car in which lhe were riding went out of contro in a curve, left the road and hi a culvert, State Police said. The dead were identified a Ivary Scales Jr., 23, the driver and Wesley Howard Jr., 20, an Maxinc Howard, 23. · I n j u r e d was Vivian Scales, 19, of Little Rock. ·Slate Trooper Marian Wright said Ihe accident occurred on Arkansas 130 about one mile cast of England. Libel Charged TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's nil ing Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) said Saturday il sued the Communist party newspaper -Red Flag for libel over a story that said 28 LDP members of Parliament were suspected of taking bribes from the Lockheed Aircraft Corp. Red Flag published the list including two former prime ministers, CHI April ll:and sa» t was based on the Communis jarly's own two-month invest! gallon. "Gross Abuse" PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) -The president of the Pine Bluff Jaycces called Saturday for the resignation .of Jack HicCoy 8 sons had been killed and wounded Saturday in Beirut and on the. edge of the 800 square-mile Christian enclave north of the capital. "Relative calm . prevails in most com batant zones,' 1 they said.. ·- Premier Rashid Karami said Franjieh signed into a law a constitutional amendment per mitting immediate election o his replacement, six months be fore his term would normally expire. Karami said the governmer was arranging for Lebanon' 99-rncmber parliament to elec president. Parliamcn The 160 families attending the irst Congregational church are no strangers to evacuation. They have relocated several imcs before. In 196D the church vas Hooded and refurbishing cosls totaled $15.00(1. His parishioners will be using what he called his "instant church kit." He carries hym- (CONTIMiED ON PAGE TVi'O) LOCAL FORECAST-- ·Mostly cloudy and mild today with showers and a few thunderstorms likcjy. Mostly cloudy and cooler tonight and Monday. High today mid-705. Low tonight Daniel Schorr, the CBS News W a s h i n g t o n correspondent suspended by his network for leaking Ihe' Select House Intelligence Committee's secret report on the transgressions of the U.S. , intelligence community, will be the speaker at the 102nd commencement of the University of Arkansas May 15. The ceremony, will be held at 10 a.m. in TCazorback Stadium. In the event o f - r a i n it will 'be moved to Barnliil! Fieldhouse. 'Schorr,; who obtained anc relcased'lhe House committee's report after the House on Jan 29 ordered the committee to keep it secret, was suspended b y ' h i s network but has beei supported by much of the press His action in making public Ihe controversial spying repor is being investigated by J House : commillee. Schorr anc his supporters have defendci his action as in the bes traditions of journalism and l Ihe interest of the America public. Schorr won an B in m . iward in 1973 for his rcporlin of the Watergate controversy ipital. He was hailed by John . O'Connor, television critic for he New York Times, as "one f the most informed »nd reli' ble commentators on Water- ate and ensuing events.' HEADED BUREAU ' Schorr was assigned to Ihe 3BS Washington Bureau in 196G fter two decades of world-wide eporting. For six years, he eadcd Hie CBS News Bureau n Germany and East Europe and before "that served in Mos- :ow. He joined CBS News in 953, as a Washington reporter, after working for the Christian Science Monitor and The Ncu York Times. As the' CDS correspondent ir, Moscow, Schorr arranged for he late Premier Nikita Krush- chev's historic. first American elevision appearance, in 1957 an "Face the Nation." During an assignment in Latin America in-19GO, he filmed a joint interview in Havana with Fidel Castro and Anaslas Mikovan. the Russian diplomat, which revealed for the first time ihol the Soviet Union was' arming Cuba. Although Schorr is best known for ' DANIEL SCHORR .'. .award-winning correspondent from the dead. Easter pageantry .climaxes in the Holy Land today, when the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem; Msgr. Giacomo Giuseppe Beltritti, celebrates a pontifical Resurrection Mass at dawn'in. the Church of the Holy Seput- chcr. Pope Paul VI said Mass as tens of thousands of worship: pers held candles in St. Peter's Basilica in the .Vatican;'on'Sat- urday evening traditional^ a quiet time in Holy Week. "We must show, give'.testimony of our true joy and happi- ess," said the 18-year-old pon- ff, adding that. Christians must not be weak, according o the styles of modern times Ve must reject the . com- iromises of a world which is urely not guided by a spine, of visdbm ' Trie Saturday night vigil in Jerjsalem at the Tomb of the lesurrcctiori commemorated he day Jesus lay in his tomb after being crucified on Caha- The sounds of Latin litanies and heavy-smelling incense tilled the towering chambers'of the Church' of the Holy Sep'ul- cher as brown-robed Franciscan priests processed through the halls, chanting prayers. Israeli security was- light in ihe immediate area :Of the church during the Eastertide vigil, but troops were.still out in force on the streets of the surrounding Old City, jammed CCOSTTNIIEn ON PAGE TWO) -"_· documentary programs .The include "Our Poisoned Air" (f the subject of air pollution president of the state Jaycees aecause of McCoy's association with an organization that want! the Arkansas right lo work law changed. Bill Burnett called McCoy's actions a "gross abuse" of his position as slale president. McCoy, acting as an individual, was listed last week as one of 20 members of the group known as Arkansans For Progress, which was organized fo promote a change in Ihe state's conslilution lo allow union membership to be a requirement for employment, nuiiint It also earned him a reputatio among his colleagues as one c Sunrise 5:40. Sunset 6:53. Wca ther map on page 8B. Postal Fees | Go Up Today Inside Sunday's TIMES Intervention Said A Contrast American Issues Forum Easier Festival Celebrated County Trash Roundup Set Bridges Near Completion Aerial Progress Shown F-dilorial -IA Sports For Women IB-in Classified Entertainment 5C Legal Notices 3A 5A IB 7B 2C ID IDSD 6D-OD DOWNTOWN DECORATIONS .bicentennial symbols recently painted lo decorate the downtown business district Elves Credited For Doing Work By JACK WAI.LACF, TIMES Staff Writer It started off as a routine assignment: find out who painted the Bicentennial symbols on the Square and who financed Ihe project so that due credit could be given. Simple? Sure, except that in Ihe end the facts proved harder to track down than Patty Hearst. The first logical base to louch was City Manager Don Grime? Grimes said that several weeks ago, members of Down town Faycltevillc Unlimiiei (DFU) contacted Grimes a n c the Board of Directors to obtain permission fr ( r the use of cit: streets for the project. Grime aid that the Board granted its pproval. provided Ihe city irln'l have to pay for it. Grimes suggested that the TIMF.S contact Mrs. Beverly Mellon of DKU for more infor- DFU did intercede Mrs. Mellon confirmed that cily ·ovcrnmenl to get permission 'or the projecl, but said thai she wasn't sure who did Hie actual work or who paid for it. and suggested we contac Chad Kumpc, executive director of Ihe Fayctlcville lloiisin Authority. Kumpc's sccrclary said lha K u m p e was out of the office hut would have him call as soo as he relumed. In the meantime, it seemed good idea lo contacl Bob ifeKinney. chairman of ;h« ^ayellevillc Bicentennial Committee, to sec if he could shed my light on the mailer. McKinncy's secretary asked ilcKinney about the symbols, but he said he had no information on the matter, but that he would attempt to discover the identity of the mysterious painter. Meanwhile, McKinncy's sccrclary, suggested that "the shoemaker's elves" might have painted the symbols. After considerable discussion between TIMF.S reporters, i was determined that, if all els failed, we would tell the cdito about the shoemaker's elves. At that point, however, the nyslery was solved when (iimpe returned the call and onfessed that he and his 16- ear-old son, Nick, had painted ic symbols. Kumpe said he did it to help "nprove the appearance of the Jrniare. He said Ihe monc came from several Fayetteville citizens and business firms tha shared the same interest. The entire project, Kumpc said, cos ictwcon 575 and $80, with Hi abor donated, as were a con sidcrablc amount of supplic from local businesses. He sai that an architect even donate help with the planning. K u m n e said that he and h son painted the symbols on he lirst Saturday and two and! nc-half on the second. "We got Sirica's decision to the U.S.' letter on the second Saturday," Court of Appeals but decided to 1C Said. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Postal Service's fees for special delivery; registered mail and other , service;; ·increase,;. ..to? dij by up^.lo 33 percent, .,-. ,. lhe v .ipecial..'delivery .'charges. go up'Jfrom 60 'cents 16-80 cents; the minimum 'money order fee Jrom 2$; cents to 30 cents, the | certified mail fee from 30 cents to- -10 cents and (he minimum registered mail charge from 85 ccrils to SI.25. Other increases are from 20 cents to 2a cents for insurance;25 cents to 30 cents for special handling and 70 cents to 85 cents for collcct-on-dclivery (COD) mail. The increases had been announced previously by. the Postal Service. ''.' f 'The Postal Service had eari lier tried to impose larger increases in the fees, effective Jan. 3. However, the increases were both delayed and limiled lo 33 per cent hy a Dec. 16 decision by U.S. District Judge John .T. jSirica. Sirica held that Ihe Postal Service must submit the proposed increases to the Postal Rate Commission for consideration. Under the procedure involving Ihe rale commission, 'fees may not be increased until int least 90 days after the Postal onseculivc Saturdays, painting Service's filing with the com- ne and one-half of them on mission^ and are limited to 33 11 ITLMESpliolo by Ken Goorfl p oslal Service appealed ' raise the fees lo Ihe extent ·i S i l l U . l i u l . - l l . M l , . .~*~| - -- ;Kumpe said he believes "we allowed by his decision wnile it need to Aa little things like this is on appeal, o improve Ihe Downtown area") Under the plan upset by St- since so many buildings "navelrica, special' delivery would Veen lorn down with "no ap- have cost $1.70, a money order parent idea of what will rcplaccHS cents, certified mail 50 cenls hem. and registered mail $1.00. "We'll be doing some more The increases that take effect things around the Square."!today are expected to bring m Kumpe said, "to Iry and make an additional $5 million per month lo the financially ti'ou- edilorlblcd Poslal Service which - it a nice place to shop." We didn't think Ihe UUUUI|UH.TJ iu.m i,\_,,,^^ , i ~ . -. ; would buy lh.it story aboullpccls a deficit $( $1.5 billion shoemaker's elves' anyway. , (his fiscal year. ·

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