Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 22, 1976 · Page 7
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 22, 1976
Page 7
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New Hampshire's Pine Tree Riot First Colonial Revolt MR. QUICK Weekend Special /Friday - Saturday - Sunday I At a meeting that night In Muc .jell's'house, the colonials dc By KARL SWANSON Associated Press Writer .'gell'_ - , WEARE, N.H. (AP) -- Three cidcd to post their comnatnol'si years before the Minulcmeii bail, bul not in a form tile shor-| fired Hie "shot heard round the iff would relish. i world," a band of woodsmen When .dawn broke on April 14. · from Ihis southern New Hsmp- MiidKelt roused Whiting. claim- shire struck their first j blows against British rule. On April 14, 1772, '.lie men forced-their way into tavern ing he had come with his bail' money. Thft sheriff, still in his highlclothes, opened the'door to his room, and 20 men, thejr Double Cheeseburgers FISH SANDWICHES Friday Only MR. QUICK 1525 South School Fayetteville Phone 442-9333 rooms rented lo a king's sheriff faces blackened and switches in and his dcpuly and nearly beall hand, pounced on him and heal them to dealh with switches'. Mm. ' · " I :The event has become known The deputy, awakened by the' as the Pine Tree Riol. : cornmolion, locked Ihe uopMo The trouble began earlier his room. Nol to i*; dfiihtio. st.e, thai year when woodsmen lllc- woodsmen ripped Iheir way in gaily cut into the king's prized and bcal him. -- ' tols ot while pjnc. The logs, as Others prepared the isw- slraighl and true as most Eng- men's departure. Their horses. , lislimen had ever seen, were, wilh cars cropped and manesj stored'in several mills In the I and tails clipped, wsre brought- Wcarc area. ' - ' to the scene and the kmK s men · Since 1690 Ihe white pines In were forced .lo mount. They New Hfimpshirc had been re- were senl on Iheir wav with served for masling ships of the "the sound of jeers and shouts Royal Navy. They werpcoveled] ringing in their ears,'' one ac- for their size and slrchgth by count r^ads Ihe .Brili"h .government, which' Arriving in Derrjlienl now claimed Ihcm for Ihe exclusive the City of Manchester, Whiting use of Ihe Crown. summoned Ihe aid ot the Bril , I.IN'KS DRAWN |ish mililia Armed with mus The colonists, however, want^l kets, Ihe, soldiers marched lo cd the trees themselves for use'Weare. hut Ihe rioters Han long in biiililini; and furniture mak- since fled lo Iho rqr/sst. ing. Thus were drawn the lines Whiting, 'his- wounds jf' 1 ' 1 of conflict in one of Ihe earliest! smarting, did nol let Ihe matter acls uniting Ihc people of New! resl. : He finally caught one ol H a m p s h i r e against King, the rioters and, sent nim.ofl to ·George : lal:'By September seven others When' British authorities dis- had been indicted. They, pleati- covcrsd the store of lops. Ihel ed. ?'"''-« and · wer« "towon 'o mill owners were ordered to riay fines of 20 shillings eacn show cause why the limber! and the · costs of the prose- should not be confiscated and culioii. · m *^uv Ihe cullers fined. COUBT'S SYMPATHY , The mill owners responded The light fine for such an oul- with diplomacy.. They sent rageous offense. ' some.Jmlo- Eamusl Blodgct of Goosctown rians note, indicated Ihe court on the 40 mile journey to Porls- had more sympathy: .or me month lo negoliate wilh Gov. men who cul. the loss ana re- John Wcnlworlh. I furi for public sentiment, lhan Realizing a potential ally.] for:Ihe sheriff and the pine tree Wentworth turned . t h e tables'taw." ' " ' ; ' ' J : and appointed Blodgel a "de'nu-' Thrw years and .lour ly surveyor of the king's laler olher coloriisls would lave woods." ' n o arms al Lcxmglon ·Returning to Woare. Blodgetllion to Ihe Slamp Act. the sent his former employers a 1 af Act and sxcesswc duln letter explainini; that as the tea. For the people new depuly surveyor he would Hampshire have lo enforce the law; bul he · ' ·-- would be loalh lo-lurn on his neighbors "unless obstinale or , ._ -_ - . . nolorious offenders" should to spark rebellion, force him. '- . Blodget ordered Ihe cullers to pay ,a fine, and 17 of them agreed. Only the men from Wcare held out. : On April 12, Sheriff Benjamin Whiting, accomoanied . by N«rthw«M ArfcanMif TIMES, Thun., April'22, 1*7* · 7 Jackson Release Will Be Appealed embezzled S20R,(XX) in public funds during his 12 years in of- RUSSELLVJLLE, Ark. (AP) -- Pros. 'Ally. Alex Streelt said Wednesday the state attorney general's office will appeal -a decision which ordered the re' lease of Andrew Jackson Hoss, 67, a former Pope County treasurer ,-who was convicted of embezzlement. The:U, S. 8th Circuil of Ap peals ordered Ross' release. Ross was given a 21-year sen tence in 1972 following his con viclion by a Johnson Circuil Court jury on charges lhat he ficc The appeals .court, ruled that a confession made by Ross during a plea bargaining session between his attorney. : and the prosecutor's office should -,not have been introduced. Ross first attempted lo enter a guilty Hie charges. He was Ihcn given a menial examination and declared capable to stand trial. He later entered an innocent plea to the charges. Celebrating Casey Bayly 9, celdirales (he arrival nl w a r n i ' \ v c a l h e r in mill-air. Her Wa^crvillc, N.Y. friends'give her'the'old heaver i ho using a quilt. Upstate New York temperatures have been in t h e 80s and 90s. (AP, Wirephoto) NEWS WHILE !T IS NEWS IN THE TIMES SboefjtTree T»m H»nlrld(» ' ··· Bill Cannon -- .Ev«tyn Hilli Shopping C»nt«r -IT'S KEDS WEEK Thru April 24 · Reg. 1 for Free Keels Shoes · Reg. for Fre« T-Shirts · Free Pepii Cola · Free Pop Corn · Free Kids Flying Saucer · Receive $1.00 per pair trade-in on any old cq.nvos , »hoe on your purchase of a new pair of KED5 (limit one trade in pe'r pair bought) · MOM - POP - SISTER r BROTHER -ri »me one come all and join the fun. · No purchase neeeuory you do not have lo be present to win 1 -- whri lumber for their livelihood: -. the nine tree,law had Elr^- J " proven to be obpressiye em Plant Closing WEST -MEMPHIS, Ark. (API -- The Otis Materials Handling Division plant, one of the major industries in ;. West , Memphis, , , ,,, ,· , i will close, .company. ·'officials depuly. wenl lo Wcjire lo arrest |TM Wednesday.' 1 "'"'·' ' ' division, which (he recalcitrants. The ru.'Xt day he arrested one offender. Ebenezer Mudgell. nud ordered ,. . . , . . hrm lo post bail. Whiting then I over the next year. relircd to a local inn for the night. ' , NEWS SPREAD News of Itv: sheriff's The The. v'company, which ,has headquarters at Cleveland, said 190 persons are employed at irrival:the West Memphis planl. which town. I opener! in 1965. Danecraft Dane-Eque . . . Dane-Eque . . . an exquisite collection of hypo- allergeaic earrings from Danecraft, the foremost creator of fine precious metal jewelry in America. Clinically tested and certified hypo-allergenic for sensitive, allergy prone or just careful pep- pie, these Dane-Eque earrings feature a pure stainless steel post for your protection. Available in gold filled*, sterling and gold vermeil. Shown are just a few from our large collection. $5 to 16.50 *l/20th-12 kl. gold filled. Costume Jewelry -- DILLARD'S Dillard's BS25SSISE2 Northwest Arko --Oj«n 10 ·. 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