Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 22, 1969 · Page 3
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THE WEATHER Elsewhere By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HlfbUwPr. Albany, rain ....... 63 44 .OS Albuquerque, cloudy 84 54 Atlanta, clear ...... 74 52 Bismarck, clear .... 64 25 Boise, clear ........ 71 4» Boston, cloudy ..... 54 42 Buffalo, cloudy ..... 70 40 Chicago, clear ..... «6 46 Cincinnati, clear ... «7 42 Cleveland, cloudy .. «4 41 Denver, clear ...... 75 44 DesMoines, clear .. 68 45 Detroit, rain ....... 60 45 Fairbanks, cloudy . 37 2S Fort Worth, cloudy 83 57 Helena, clear ..... 74 40 Honolulu, cloudy .. 81 69 Indianapolis, clear 68 43 Jacksonville, clear 73 54 Juneau. rain ....... 50 38 Kansas City, cloudy 72 44 Los Angeles, cloudy 75 59 Louisville, clear .... 70 Memphis, clear .... 77 Miami, clear ....... 77 Milwaukee, cloudy . 65 Mpls.-St.P., clear .. New Orleans, clear New York, rain .... Okla. City, clear ... Omaha, clear ...... Philadelphia, rain .. Phoenix, clear ..... Pittsburgh, cloudy . Ptlnd, Me., cloudy . Ptlnd. Ore., cloudy Rapid City, clear . Richmond, rain ... 67 49 St. Louis, clear .... 73 43 .30 . .01 Salt Lk. City, cloudy . 78 51 San Diego, cloudy San Fran., cloudy Seattle, cloudy .. Tampa, cloudy .. Washington, cloudy Winnipeg, clear .... (T--Trace) 47 51 SI 45 64 44 .. 77 50 57 46 , 81 57 , 70 40 63 49 96 58 67 41 .08 50 39 72 47 67 39 .04 .24 .02 .20 Weather Forecast It should rain in the Pacific Northwest, New England and parts of New York and Pennsylvania tonight. Cooler tem- peratures are expected In the east and wanner weather Is due throughout the rest ot the nation. Arkansas should be clear and cool tonight and a sunny and mild Wednesday. (AP Wirephoto) State FFA Members To Compete Here Some 800 Future Farmers of America boys and their advisers representing 100 schools from all parts of Arkansas will participate in state judging contests at the University of Ar Kansas Friday. The participating teams represent winners of contests held earlier in district competition. The FFA boys will participate in the judging of crops, land, meats, dairy products, poultry and poultry products, general livestock, and dairy cattle. Contests in electrification and agricultural mechanics are included in the events. First place winners in the state contests will represent Arkansas in national contests this fall at Waterloo, Iowa, and Kansas City. A banquet honoring contestants and their advisers will be provided by Arkansas Power and Light Company Friday evening in the Studrnt Union at the University. Dr. Clifton L. Ganus Jr., president of Harding Col Icge at Searcy, will give t h e main address. Dr. Glenn Hardy, dean of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics at the University, will announce contest results. C. R. Sawrie. manager of agricultural development of APL, will represent the company. Paul Harvel. manager of ag riculture and area developmenl of the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, and other Arkansas businessmen w i l l present awards to contest winners. The state FFA judging con tests are sponsored by the Ar Kansas Association of FFA and the University of Arkansas. News Of Other Years 10 YEARS AGO The Rev. and Mrs. E. G.i Kaetzell have arrived in Fayetteville and are "getting settled" in the home of the superintendent at the Western Methodist Assembly Grounds on Mt. Sequoyah. Mr. Kaetzell is the new superintendent there, succeed- ng the Rev. Elmer Hook. The use of slugs and muti- 5 YEARS AGO If you have not paid a visit o the John Corley farm during tie tulip season, by all means o so within the next few days. t is located south just off High- vay 68 a miles west of Springdale The tract contains 40,000 mlbs. 25 YEARS AGO Fayetteville High School con- estants carried off many honors n the first annual Northwest Arkansas festival held here Sa- urday. More than l.OOOrepre- sentatives of 14 bands and orchestras in the area participated. Fayetteville will get mail Wanted Action NEW YORK (AP) -- Mrs Lloyd Bucher says she thinks the United States should have taken military action agains North Korea within 24 hours o the seizure of the Navy Intelli gence ship Pueblo commanded by her husband. She told an NBC interviews Monday such action might have cost her husband his life bu that Pueblo crew member, would have known that "at leas our country did something fo them." lated coins in parking meters In Fayetteville is widespread and "if such law violations continue, cooperation between law enforcers and meter repairmen can apprehend persons using such devices." This will be reported to the City Council by City Engineer Carl Smith. The Academy of Science, com posed of Arkansas scientists will meet tomorrow and Satur day at the University, Dr. Z V. Harvalik, president, has an nounced. Members of the Jun .ior Academy will exhibit dis i plays. from the west coast in much faster time than formerly afte today. Postmaster A. D. Me Allister announced this morn ing that a new star route wil start tonight and will brinf mail in here from the south Connections will be made in Booneville. i^^ Lawyers Trial Settlement AACHEN, West Germany ;AP) -- Defense attorneys in .he marathon Thalidomide trial said today they are trying to ne- jotiate an out-of-court settlement for the 292 plaintiffs in the .1-month-old proceeding. But ,hey aren't getting very far. The plaintiffs arc children born deformed allegedly after their mothers took the tranquil- zing drug during pregnancy. Their suits charge nine officials and scientists of the West Ger man pharmaceutical company .hat manufactured the drug with negligent manslaughter and inflicting bodily injury. All the children are West German except one Austrian and one American. Most judicial sources predict the trial will go on until the end of the year at least unless the defense can agree on a settle- men and get court approval of the terms. Crowded Roads LONDON (AP) -- Britain ha 64 motor vehicles for every mil of road, says the Ministry o Transport. Comparable figures United States 25, Germany S3 Switezerland 46, France 3} an Th» TIMES It The Best Buy for Your Advertising Dollar 1MHS, Tnei, April tt, JOY MYRDAHL PATRICIA THOMPSON CONNIE SUMMERS in Forrest City Princess TWe Sought By Three Girls From Area SPRINGDALE -- Three mor« candidates for the title of Poultry Princess of Northwest Arkansas were announced today. They are Joy Louise Myrdahl, Patricia Ann Thompson and Connie Lynn Summers. Miss Myrdahl of Springdale. is a student at Ruth's Beauty College in Springdale. A native of Rogers, Mfsi Thompson is a graduate o! Rogers High School and plans to attend the University of Arkansas. Miss Summers, of Summers, is a University of Arkansas . ological science major and a ember of Zeta Tau Alpha 10- ority. Negro Students Stage Walkout At Two Schools Hart Continues Hearings On Auto Industry WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Philip A. Hart said today auto makers have agreed to increase layments to dealers so car buy- rs can have a better chance to let the warranty repairs they aay for when they buy a car. Hart said Ford. Chrysler and General Motors also had started action in Detroit to put more mphasis on making new cars easier to fix. But that has not been enough, jeveral witnesses before Hart's Senate antitrust subcommittee said in their prepared testimony. Hart, a critic of the automobile industry In the car repair hearings, describes the Detroit steps as a start toward solving ;he problems. Edwin J. Mullane, a Ford dealer from Newark. N.J., said factory reimbursement for war ranty repairs still is inadequate. "The dealer, who has been much maligned in this warranty crossfire, has not been given the tools to make good on the promises of the manufacturer." Mullane said. The dealers said they could not get enough money from Detroit, who pay dealers with set hourly amounts for each job. Dealers said they ended up paying higher wages to get experienced mechanics, and the reimbursement equation did not fit, Must Show Records LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The state Highway Commission has been given until May 5 to produce its records on asphalt purchases for a 10-year period beginning Jan. 1, 1957. Federal District. Judge Gordon E. Young issued the order in connection with the commission's two asphalt price-fixing suits against five oil companies FORREST CITY. Ark. (AP) --Two all-Negro high schools closed about 90 minutes early Monday after a large percentage of the 1,500 students refused to return to classes after their lunch break. School officials said the walkout took place at the Lincoln Junior and Senior High Schools. No school official could be reached for comment about the walkout, but the schools were reportedly to open on schedule today. The Rev. J. F. Cooley, a civil rights leader, said some students told him the walkout occurred because of a number of reasons. He named the St. Francis County Grand Jury's investigation into a March 20 disturbance, his own dismissal as an instructor at Lincoln Junior High and the indefinite sentences given some students in connection with the disturbance last month. SCHOOL DAMAGED It was Cooley's dismissal that apparently triggered the disturbance in which about 200 of the 900 students at Lincoln Junior High heavily damaged the school. Eleven youths were arrested in connection with the distub ance and four were given indefinite sentences at the Boys' Industrial School. The grand jury was em- paneled h e r e Monday by Circuit Judge Elmo Taylor who did not give the group any specific instructions. He told the grand jury, the first in the county in eight years, that its function was "to investigate violations of crimi- nal law and to probe into conditions existing in regard to law e n f o r c e ment in the county." JURY EMPANELED Deputy Prosecutor Fletcher Long. Sheriff Clarence Montgomery and County Judge W. B. Hamilton had asked that a grand jury be empaneled to in vestigate the March 20 disturbance at the junior high school. The juy includes 13 whites and three Negroes. The school walkout apparent ly began Monday after William I r v i n g , superintendent ol schools, asked authorities to in vestigate reports of a demonstration or boycott. Officials at the school, how ever, told officers they felt they had the situation under contro' and asked the officers to leave Prague Reformists Hope New Leader Can Gain Concessions PRAGUE (AP) -- Czechoslovakia's new Communist party chief, Gustav Husak. went to Moscow today, and his party's reform faction hoped he would return with some Soviet concessions. Husak was welcomed at Moscow airport by Soviet party chief Leonid Brezhnev, Premier Alexei Kosygin, President Nikolai Podgorny and other top officials. This red carpet treatment ndicated the Kremlin's pleas ure that the pro-Moscow Husak lad replaced Alexander Dub cck. 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