Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 24, 1973 · Page 1
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Saturday, February 24, 1973
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REPORT ON LEGISLATURE Page 3 INS1DE- Editorial 4 For women ,.. 5 Church .............'....'8 ' Sports ·'. 6-7 Comics ,.... 9 C l a s s i f i e d ' . . . . ?.-.·. 10-11-12 Entertainment .. 14 113th YEAR-NUMBER 216 LETTERS FROM THE READERS Page 4 ENGAGEMENTS AND WEDDINGS Page 5 FHS BULLDOGS LOSE TO CONWAY Page 6 The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1973 CHURCH TO MARK ITS 125th ANNIVERSARY Page 8 LOCAL FORECAST- Clear and cool tonight w i t h ' low near 30 degrees; Sunday' fair and continued mild.witn! high in low to mid 60s: sunset, today 6:07, sunrise Sunday 6:52. Weather map on page 13. r' PAGES-TEN CENTS 'As Police Coordinate Strikes Eight Men Arrested In Drug Raids A coordinated.series of police raids following in the wake of weeks of undercover work Friday night resulted in the arrest on drug charges of eight young ; men, most" of them teenagers.! in' Faye\teyille, and Washington County. ' ' · ' ' . ' . · . ' . : ; At the same time Rogers pplice arrested seven persons on various narcotics charges in raids on two residences. ' Raiding officers seized a quantity of marijuana and other controlled substances in fast- moving raids on three Fayetteville residences and county and state ' officers arrested two youths., ,City police identified suspects charged in the raids as: Thomas Henry Mazur, 21, arrested, at' his ' home at the intersection'of Giles Road and Anne Street'and charged with ille'g'al possession of a controlled · *:stf3st3tes®au* Bank Robbers At Work A hidden camera took this picture Friday moments before one of two men robbing .bank at Marietta, Ga., blasted two cameras with shotgun. The bandits escaped with an unspecified amount of money. (AP Wirephoto) Libyan Jet Fighters Said Hunting Israeli Airliners Returned Remain. On Experiences subslance and illegal delivery of a controlled substance. Both charges are felonies. Mazur was released this morning on $20,000 bond. ' . Terry Glen Johnson, 19, 655 Whitham'Ave.; possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Walter Kim Schivers, 21, 707 Walton St., possession of a c o n t r o l l e d substance. Both Schrivers and Johnson were arrested at the Whitham address. Orville Wesley Lowery, 21, of 700 N. Garland Ave., illegal possession of a controlled substance and illegal delivery of a controlled substance. Adreian Balentine, 19,. of 900 N. Leverett Ave., illegal possession of a controlled substance. James Roy Bingham, 21, of 700 N. Garland Ave., illegal possession of 'a controlled substance. L o w e r y , Balentine a n d Bingham were arrested at 700 N. Garland Ave., an apartment house. While city police were raiding inside the corporate Hmits, sheriff's deputies and State Police hit two rural residences. Arrested in the county raids were Michael Brian Mayo, 19 of Fayetteville Route 4, and BFJRUT, Lebanon (AP) -Libyan jet fighters .have been flying patrol missions over the .Mediterranean with orders to shoot down Israeli El A! airliners wherever they encounter them,, .a. Lebanese, newspaper claimed today. . t , Al -Yom;' which- has- closeicon' tacts with Egypt, quoted reliable Arab sources in Beirut as saying the move was decided by Col.'Muammar Kadafi's ruling Revolutionary Command Council to avenge the dawning of a Libyan Jetliner by Israeli fighters Wednesday. A Libyan Embassy spokesman in Beirut declined to comment on the report. The report, if true, would have no immediate effect since the Israeli airline has been grounded by a strike that began Wednesday. ' Al Yom said Libyan.Mirages intercepted a Trans World Airlines plane over the Mediterra nean Friday and questioned.the the aircraft's identity and course. The paper gave no other de tails, and a TWA spokesman in Beirut said his office had "re ceiyed no word about such an incident yet." TWA has regular flights from Europe to Cairo and Tel Aviv. KADAFII SILENT Kadafii's government ha ;bccn silent about what meas iires it would take following the ; downing of the Libyan airline in the occupied Sinai Desert The crash killed 106 of the 11 persons aboard. : A terse report over Tripol Hadro said Libyas Revolution ary Command Council had end ed a two-day conference on .th incident and had authorized Ka ·dafi to send cables of con . dolences to the families of th Victims. ' . No other decisions .were ported. In Cairo, sobbing relative i and friends tried to get throug .police lines to reach, the bodie "of victims of the Libyan crash ' Coffins containing the r 'mains of 100 of the victim :\vere handed over to Egyp '.across the Suez Canal Friday. In Beersheba, defense Mini ter Moshe Dayan paid a su 8 rise visit to the survivors ic crash. :.-He did not speak to the Li an copilot, who still remains n the critical list. Doctors said e had improved slightly dur- g the night but was not out of anger. Dayan turned to the copilot's ife who was beside her hus- and and;invited her to lourjk- ael- 'is'"~gudst "of' tfie"^g6vern- icnt. She accepted. Flight Record Reveals Both Sides At Fault TEL AVIV (AP) -- Israel aid today the flight recorder rom the. Libyan airliner it shot own indicated everyone in- olved -was at fault: Israel also aid it welcomed an inter- lational probe of the incident, md suggested a hot line be- ween Egypt and Israel to avoid similar tragedies. Defense Minister Moshe Daan told a news conference the ·ecorder tapes had been exam- ned and ''we know more or ess what happened:" He cited he Libyan airline, Cairo air control: and a misinterpretation of events by "our own people." Israeli fighters shot the.plane down Wednesday after it strayed . over military. .installations along the Suez Canal. The Israeli chief of staff, Lt. Gen. David Elazar, told the" news conference he · gave ' the order to 'force the plane ;down. The crash killed 106 of the 113 persons·'. aboard. . t · Dayan earlier paid'a surprise visit to the survivors pf the crash i n - a Beersheba hospital, where the plane's copilot, was still on the critical list. One of the other survivors, a Jordanian, turned his head and refused to speak to the defense minister. Dayan said Friday he hoped the Arabs "will not feel-"they must take revenge. We acted out of an honest consideration (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Returned American prisoners of war, some voicing sharp criticism of amnesty for draft evaders, have refrained from discussing Indochina prison camp conditions in detail. One ex-POW. said, however, "it will be a'shock" for the American public when the full story of their captivity unfolds. "Conditions in the United States are so good, I just think the American people are going to be very surprised or shocked by some of the things that took place," Army.,Capt. - Mark A. Smith' tol d n ewsmen:Friday in San Francisco. Smith, 26, of Hawthorne, Calif., said "if and when we get all of our people back, we can tell the whole story," adding It would be "explosive." . Speaking at Letterman General Hospital. Smith was among freed POWs participating in a series of news conferences across the nation. They had been warned by the Pentagon not to discuss prison camp conditions or "anything that might be' harmful to those men still imprisoned." On the amnesty issue, Army Sgt. Ken Wallingford. 24, of Austin, Tex., reflected the stance of several returnees in saying of draft :evaders: "I don't think they should let them 3ack. They are not true Ameri- the flag instead of burning it." Mulligan and other returnees denied there had been any official military coaxing to evoke homecoming statements that praised President Nixon for achieving the Vietnam settlement, "What I said was what I had thought and what I thought most .of the, POWs thought," (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) FAVORS FIGHTING "If they can't go and fight, they have no business coming back to their country," said Wallingford, who said he had been chained inside a cage while being held captive by the Viet Cong. .He,spoke at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Tex. At Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia, Navy Capt. James A. Mulligan Jr., 46, of Lawrence, Mass, said that in the wake of the anti-war unrest, "it's" about time the American Simons General Hospital, near people started pulling together. It's about time we start raising Library Designated LITTLE ROCK CAP) -- Rep. Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark., has designated the library at. the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as a depository for U. S. government publications. The announcemept was made Friday, by G. Robert Ross, chancellor at UALR,. He said this would make most government reports and bulletins available to the library without charge, except 7 for paying, post age. KilllONear Mekong Delta SAIGON (AP) -- Communist gunners killed: 10 Vietnamese today when their shells struck near a conference room of the Joint Military Commission and hit a building that was being remodeled for the International Commission of Control and Supervision. Field reports said the shell- ings occurred at Tri Ton, a district town 12 miles southwest of Saigon in the Mekong Delta. Six of the dead were school children and two were teachers. They were killed when shells hit a. school yard near the military commission conference room. Another shelling hit the building being remodeled, killing two South Vietnamese soldiers and wounding six, the field reports said. The chief U.S. delegate to the Joint Military Commission for the Can Tho region. Col. J.G. Whitted, was reported in the building but he was not injured. Tri Ton has been designated a sub-regional s i t e for both teams of the international commission and the military commission. The international commission has not yet sent a team there because it considers the area insecure. The North- Vietnamese and Viet Cong delegations to the military commission also have not sent, repre- Paul Monroe Jamerson of Farmington Route 1. Mayo was charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance, as was Jamerson. Both were released on bond to appear In Municipal Court. ··' Most of the suspects jailed by city police had also been released on bond by this morning. Like the two county suspects they will appear tt answer charges in Municlpa.l Court, or, in the case of thos? charged with felonies; in Washington Circuit Court. ! Police Chief Hollis Spenceir said the a rrests. followed a long ndercover investigation carriejd n by city police and agents f the Criminal Investigation Division of the Arkansas State Police. ' ,,- iiiiiiiuiiiiiiqiiiiiiiniiuniiiiiininiiimiiiniiHiiHtiiinm BULLETIN V * An eighth narcotics suspect was arrested lale t h 1 S; morning by clly police on 4* felony warrant. The prisoner!' identified as James Car*. roll Derosby, 24, of 60« WMU lock St., was arrested while entering his automobile. : Authorities said the w»r- rant was obtained after an arv colics agent made a marl- i juana "buy'' from Derosby. , ' " (TIMESphpto by Ken.Good) i SORTING THE WHOLE THING OUT; . . . Sgt. Clint HutcJtens, left, and Patrolmen Wendell Johnson and Gerald Bradley catalogue evidence -seized in raids. ' ' . . . Interest Rates Boosted By Federal Reserve sentatives. m VIOLATIONS The Saigon command reported, meanwhile, that there were 121 cease-fire violations during the 24 hours, ending at 6 a.m. During the period 169 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong were killed, while South Vietnamese casualties were 42 killed and 201 wounded, the command I (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) In Latest Radio Address Nixon Rationalizes Cutback: . WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pres-i 4dent Nixon said today Ameiv 'ica's impatience to get things done should be blended w i t h level-headed common sense to cope with the nation's. human problems--poverty, hunger, discrimination, ignorance and dis- eS ln'the fourth 'of a series of 'nation-wide radio addresses on his State of the Union report, ;Nlxon said the; federal government undertook ^oo many--"sometimes almost .Utopian -- ·octal programs during the past decade which in case after case ·famounted to dismal failure Now, he said, a policy of fiscal responsibility needs to be implemented to reform the federal .programs for human resources. . .This .year, offers opportunity for great advances, Nixori said, because of the end of the. Vietnam war, 'which he' termed "one of the most unselfish'mis- sions ever undertaken by f one nation in the defense of another.'-' · · · - · - : · ·;, -,. \, .-.Nixon said he will send Congress within a few days a message on r urgently needed, reforms: in social programs in tended to cure past failures. . "Too much money has been going to those who were supposed to help the needy, and too little to the needy themselves," he.said. . . . . . . He outlined some of his proposed reforms,.all of.which had been disclosed earlier by administration spokesmen. They included: ·.·- --Conversion of "narrow, fragmented; categorical" education and manpower training programs into new special revenue, sharing programs which let local and state officials judge how to maet needs. --Elimination of hospital construction subsidies to achieve increased spending in such areas as cancer and heart disease research. --Transfer of most anti-poverty programs from the Office of Economic Opportunity to "appropriate Cabinet departments." --Reform. of,, the present welfare system to provide a decent income and "increase human dignity rather than eroding such basic values as the'family structure and the dignity of work .., " WASHINGTON (AP) -- The j Federal · Reserve Board has boosted its interest rate charged member banks a half : percentage point in a credit- i tightening move designed to stem inflation. ' s The board announced Friday i night that its discount rate will Spring Weather Will Continue By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Spring-like weather is forecast to continue in Arkansas this weekend because of high Dressure over Arkansas and most of the southern portion of the country. High pressure covered most of the South this morning with centers in northeast Utah and a ridge that extended from western Tennessee to sbulheasl Texas. Another center was over r Florida. A cold front ran from the i East Coast near Maryland to - the extreme northeast part ol j Tennessee where it turned northwest through southern Iowa and on to northwest Mon- tana. This front was expectec to stay north of Arkansas and not affect the slate's weather picture. High temperatures Frida: were mostly in the 60s ant showed very little range. Little Rock and Pine Bluff had a 63 degree reading while Harrison had 60. . Fair and warm weather i forecast for the weekend wit! highs today expected in the low i- to mid 60s. e Lows tonight will be a littl . warmer and temperatures ar expected to range from the 30 s ' to the low 40s. Highs tomorrow are forecast for the mid to up f- per 60s. e The extended outlook cal o for continued mild days an t- cool · nights Monday · throug Wednesday with little or n 1- precipitation indicated. tA Overnight lows included 38 a n Pine Bluff, 33 at El Dorado, 3 g at Texarkana, ' 27 ' at Fayett y vllle, 35 a t ; Harrison. 31 of Jonesbbro, 32 at Little Rock an 28 at Fort Smith. o up. from 5 to 5'A per cent Affective Monday. It , said it t ook the action because of the o ecent . increase of .short-term o nterest rates which it de- h scribed as "an outgrowth ol s trong credit demands gener- r ited by continued rapid eco- lomic expansion." c ~ ~T- · a iiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinii.iiniNiiiiiiiiiniininii i COUNTY MAN IS ROBBED LAS. VEGAS, Nev (AP) - ' A 40-year-old Arkansas man was 'robbed of $2,200 by a pickpocket who cut his victim's pants to remove a wallet, police said. Authorities said David R. Currey, .a Prairie Grove ranch operator, was robbed Friday after playing dice in a downtown casino. A man engaged Currey in a conversation while an accomplice cut his trousers and removed a handcarved 'wallet containing twenty-two $100 bills. iiiiininniiiniiiniiininiiiiminiiiiuniiiiinninniHtiiini! Dollar Sinks To New Low LONDON . (AP) -- .Europe's money markets were closed as sual today after trading Fri- ay took the U.S. dollar to new ows. ' . '. Japan's foreign exchange market was open for its usual lalf-day session today and the lollar closed at 264.70 yen. down from Friday's close of 265.50. One London dealer said the dollar's value drooped Friday iccause "no one wanted to hold dollars over a weekend." Weekends are traditionally .he time countries make rea- ignments'in their currencies. Speculation that the Common Market countries might float their currencies was spurred by official indication, however such 'action would be taken. Nevertheless,, persons trying to get rid of dollars bid the price of gold up to $93 an ounce in London before it closed at $86, Gold closed at $83.86 in Frankfurt and $86 in Zurich. Arthur F. Burns, chairman of the board and head of the Nixon administration's Committee on Interest and Dividends said, however, t h e nation's banks should exercise festraint in raising interest rates. Burns said also although the committee recognizes that the ability to earn a profit is a hallmark of the U.S. economic system, "some temporary sacrifice in earning capacity at this point however can contribute to the general economic welfare of the nation." Burns said the committee expected large commercial banks _ to observe three new standards in setting the prime rate on business loans. He said if the prime rate--the interest that commercial banks charge their biggest and best customers--goes up the increase should be less than for related market interest rates URGES DELAY Also Burns said any increases in the prime rate should be held up until it becomes clear "that the increase in open market rates is not a temporary phenomenon." And Burns urged special moderation by b a n k s in any changes in interest rates on small business, agricultural, home mortgage and consumer loans if the prime rate goes up. The combined moves by the Federal Reserve and the committee came against the backdrop of rising short-term inter- (CONTOTUED ON PAGE TWO) In each raid officers . were armed with 'search and arrests o b t a i n e d i n Fayettevilli Municipal Court. Spencer said the action was taken 1(1 cooperation with the prosecuting attorney's office and with thi assistance of Deputy Prosecutor Ron McCann. .'. At Rogers, police were closemouthed about their raids, saying only, in a prepared statement that seven persons · including two women were charged after raids on two homes. ~ \ Some of thpse arrested if) Benton County, the statement said, face multiple charges including sale of a control]*?! substance, possession with ini tent to sell arid manufacture of a controlled substance^ .·. Police said , the suspects, ranging in age from 17 to; 34, are being held in b o n d of $5.000, to $20,000. . : Two 16-year-old Fayettevilla High School students, smoking pot in a parked automobile on what they thought would be art uhtraveled street, were swept up in the police net when raiding officers stopped to check the parked automobile. Both youths were charged with possession of a controlled substance -- a misdemeanor -- and released in custody 0f their parents. Pdestrian Injured A 62-year-old Gentry man is in fair condition at Washington General Hospital -today aHer being struck by an automobile as he attempted to cross Hwy^ 71 at West Fork Friday. State Trooper Larry Spencer said Abe Lewis Larsen was injured one fourth mile north of the Hwy. 170 intersection when he was struck by a southbound car driven by Paul Alloway, 46, of Dallas, Tex. Larson was transported to the hospital by Emergency Medical Service ambulance. Limited Bombing Resumed In Laos At Phouma's Request VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) -The United States has resumed limited bombing in Laos and the Vientiane command has claimed more Communist violations of the cease - fire agreement. · A spokesman (or the U.S. Pacific Command in Honolulu said nine U.S. B52s attacked enemy positions Friday in southern Laos where the government had been forced to retreat from the key town of Pak Song There was no wprd on whether there were further strikes to day. Friday's bombing · attacks came at the request of Premier S o u v a n n a Phouma, who laimed North Vietnames* roops launched major offen*. ives in both the north ai)a. jOuth after the cease-fire toofc effect at noon Thursday. ' ·' The air strikes by the B5Z* were limited compared to th« daily average of 380 strikes by U.S. warplanes of all types before the cease-fire. U.S. Defense Department sources said the United State* wanted to get across to th« Communists in Laos the message that it would not stand.for cease-fire violations; at the ei- pense of the Laotian goverrt- ment. The sources , indicated that further U.S. strikes, if any. will b« small and Klecllve. ' · A

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