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Springfield Leader and Press from Springfield, Missouri • 23

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iOS Tt 12 III I i 4 4 tr- 1 i 1 1 1 1 fc-S, 1 ii' I 41f if 1 4 i 'PIONEER yaw fields 'if V. Busy Day in Buffalo Congressman Durward Hall, making an extensive tour of cities in the 7th district during the holiday season stops to chat with residents of Buffalo. At upper left the Springfield Republican talks to C. J. Stafford of Stafford Feed and Mill Supply, the oldest business in Buffalo.

At upper right, Rep. HaU (right) presents a U.S. flag to county officers of Dallas County, (from left) Harold Powell, county clerk. L. T.

Henderson, northern district county judge, Perry Lane, presiding county judge, and Romie Vest, southern district county judge. On the right, Hall visits with Ted Scott (second from left) and his son, Theo B. Scott, (right) magistrate-probate judge of Dallas County. At far right, Hall passes on his holiday greetings to Lawrence Holt, a monument company operator. few Just in Case Merchants Expect 'Real Good Last Minute Rlsl, Shoppers JBon9t Mother With Margains Anyone in Doubt Rep.

Durward G. HaU made it By JANE BENNETT demand for some of it," she official today. He announced he will seek re-election to the 7th ruff said, naming "silver, pewter, glass and not so much furniture." Bailey said popular gift items said. Sales at Newberry's Congressional District in the about items for the home in the $25 to $30 bracket and they've just walked out the door with them." Mrs. Roy Fleming, owner of the Toy Box, said, "I think people are more price conscious Richard Bailey, manager of Stenger Auto Supply on Traffic-way, said he has been in Springfield, seven months, coming here from Little Rock, and he notices a definite difference between customers in the two towns.

Klii ft PtaoiM by Jim Thnmpten have at the auto supply store are mag been good, Hummel said. 1970 general election. Hail, Springfield Republican, met this morning with Jasper Dec. 22, 1969 SPRIHCFIELD IMo.) LEADER-PRESS 23 wheels and tape players. "The way things look it's to be a real good last minute He said gifts from his store are mainly "the fancier stuff to County officials and attended than before, but if you have it reception sponsored by the Jas rush, too." Sheryian-Dollison "There definitely is a in how much talking I have put on cars.

Tools are a pretty per County Republican Com shoppers are buying the "usu good idea. mittee in Carthage. National Re Leader and Presi' Staff Writer Tight budgets aren't making tightwads of most ians this Christmas. High prices haven't turned them into Ebenezer Scrooges in search of bargain presents. And they are still spending dollars not pennies but several Springfield merchants believe shoppers are thinking long, er before they buy.

"There's been a little more shopping, more looking, more comparing," said Bob Hummell, manager of Newberry's. "There are a few bargain "On my Christmas display I al thing, wearables and jew elry" from Newberry's, he said, publican committeeman Gene Taylor of Sarcoxie also was a adding that sales are about Street Mapping guest at the reception. "even with last According to a. trade review for the week ending Dec. 10, and it what they want, pnees don't seem to bother them very much." In the rental business, "there is no economic slump," according to John Allen, owner of Allen Rents.

"The holiday season is always good in the rental business." The trade is much the same as it has always been, Allen said, with the most-asked-for items being "party goods, punch cups, bowls, chairs, tables, and roll-away beds." made by the Industry Studies to do here than in Little Rock. There's more sales resistance here." Antiques are selling for Christmas presents, but Mrs. Jean Woodruff, one of 12 owners of the Flea Market, said sales aren't as good as last year. She thinks a change in location of the shop may be a reason for less business. 1 Popular antique presents are "more art objects," Mrs.

Wood Belt Drive have tools, wheels, motorcycle helmets and racing jackets." "Old traditional things still outsell gimmick toys," Mrs. Fleming of the Toy Box said. "This is a big game year," she said, and dolls are popular, as well as a new line of educational toys. "This is the biggest year we've every had. We can't get enough merchandise to keep up Is Up for Action Mapping of Sherman-Dollison between Walnut Department of Dun Bradst-reet, the east south central region, which includes the Ozarks, showed a one to five hunters," he said, "but most Is Perfected people are looking for quality In our giftware department we and St.

Louis will be considered by the city Planninc: percent increase in retail sales above the similar week last have items we have never Commission tonight, with affected property owners invited to attend for "informal year. stocked before, I'm talking Among other matters on A 60-foot street is proposed, Springday Employe's Invention His Third A Springfield man. Lucian J. tonight's agenda: with Dollison swinging eastward Rain, Snow; Take Qioice Zoning in the Galloway area. Pilot Dies in Timbered Tract Near Republic Plane Explodes in 'Ball of Fire' at McDaniel to align with Sherman.

The two streets offer the only potential straight through connection from annexed last July, will be infor Beindorf, has perfected a new magnetic belt drive and magne mally discussed. The planning staff is conducting a studv of Street through center city be tized rubber belt for use in pow craft, a Beechcraft Queenair land use in the area, as it does following each annexation. er transmission industries, an owned by Springfield Flying tween Kimbrough-Benton and National avenues, Planning Director Harold Haas noted. field Flying Service, had filed his last flight plan at Memphis, according to officials at Springfield Municipal Airport, official of the Dayco Corporation Amendment of the zoning or announced from company head Nelson said temperatures predicted to be in upper 30s to lower 40s will be in a "critical stage," determining by a degree or two if the storm will bring rain or snow. The system was over Wyoming and western Nebraska today, traveling on a southeasterly track, Nelson said.

Winter, which officially arrived in the Ozarks at 6:44 p.m. yesterday, is leaving little doubt that it is here to Weatherman Ray Nelson said the Ozarks currently is in a brief lull between the storm yesterday, which brought snow, and a storm expected to arrive tonight or early Tuesday. dinance to permit radio studios Street mapping is by City quarters in Dayton, Ohio. who indicated the airplane had The crash and explosion of a twin-engine plane on a Route 2, Republic farm Sunday evening claimed the life of a Humans-ville man, the employe of a flight service here. Dead is 47-year-old David Le-roy Wooten, Humansville, the pilot and lone occupant of the retail zones (commercial zon The device, which has been is been expected to land there.

Service, Inc. The aircraft was returning here after a Springfield family was flown to Miami, on Saturday. Wooten, an employe of Spring- Council action, so any con-elusions reached by the commission would be forwarded to ing now required) is ready for consideration. Another amend Funeral arrangements for sued U.S. Patent No.

3,478,609, is Beindorf's third patented in Wooten incomplete pending ment, up for discussion only. council as a recommendation vention for Dayco Corporation. would clarify and strengthen arrival of relatives from Albuquerque, N.M., a spokesman for Dr. Frank Brown, vice presi front yard restrictions estab dent of commercial research the Ralph Thieme Funeral home lished by the ordinance. and development for Dayco.

said. Meanwhile, Ralph Bolick, Restoration of residential in several areas rezoncd for Federal Aviation Administration supervisor of airways facilities Gas Check Up $3000 Springfield's receipts from the state gasoline tax increased another $3000 on October collections the second increase in the years since the city gas tax specific developments which have not occurred will be considered. Ready for commission here, said today seven technicians worked into the night who announced the invention, described, the belt drive as comprised of a pulley with insulated magnetized halves of opposite polarity and a ferrous or ferrous-loaded rubber belt which is magnetic and may be magnetized. Beindorf, who is with the last night to determine the stat action is proposed one-familv us of ground navigational aids. residential zoniti (from retail) on Glencrest and Prairie Lane.

Bolick said all electronic na south of Sunshine. vigational aids were re-ccrtified Springday Research Center as being in an operational stat was abolished in favor of the state-city sharing procedure. us. Ready for discussion only are suggestions for restoration of one-family loning on Norton east of Grant, where community See MAPPING, Page 42 Check received by Finance Di An FAA team of investigators was enroute here today to begin preliminary inspection of the rector Ed Lowry today was for here, said purpose of the device is to increase the coefficient friction between the belt and the pulley. This reduces slippage, amount of heat generated, noise in the transmission system and increases the efficiency of power transfer and the life of the $47,817, to $42,545 wreckage.

which was received each month up until November, when an in ForNixa Woman crease of approximately $2000 1 belt. was noted. The apportionment of Search Leads cities' share in the state gas tax Youth's Feet is on the basis of population as certified by the S. Census Bu Go Nowhere Burned on Soles reau. Although Springfield has received new certifications, as a result of annexation, from time An FAA air traffic controller here said today that Wooten had been on an instrument approach to Springfield last night and had contacted the aircraft control tower prior to the crash The controller said radio traffic with the aircraft had not indicated any problems.

The crash was reported to the Greene County sheriff's office by Mrs. Glen Davis, who said her mother, Mrs. Edna Williams, heard the plane and saw it brush through tr'ectops on the farm for a couple of hundred yards and explode in a ball of fire about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sheriff's deputies, who in to time, Lowry thinks the in V' crease in Springfield' share in the gas tax probably results Larry Burns, 20, of 903 East Elm, is in "good" condition today at Cox Medical Center where he is bring treated for first and second degree burns on the bottom of his feet. from increased gasoline sales state-wide.

Capt. Warren Clutter, of No. 3 fire station, said Burns was burned about 2 a.m. today in a Hearings Set for Two fire in his apartment. The cause N1XA (Special) Leads In regard to the whereabouts of Mrs.

Neva Carol Blades have tapered off into thin air, Christian County officers reported today. Mrs. Blades, 20, disappeared last Monday night after lcavin? home to go to a laundry in Nixa. Clothing she had taken was found in a washing machine and her car was found abandoned north of Nixa. Searchers worked five days last week trying to locate her before Sheriff Buff Lamb called off the search.

A pickup item was put out for a 16 year-old boy who had told a friend he knew where the woman was located. However, the boy was questioned and it was proved he was "just mouthing off when ho spoke of knowing the woman's location. Ho was released without charges. Aecusecl of Tape Theft vestigated the crash with Sheriff of the fire, "probably electrical," is under investigation by Mickey Owen, State Highway fire wardens. Preliminary hearing is set for patrolmen and Coroner Ralph The fire started in an upstairs Dec.

31 in magistrate court for two youths charged with grand Thicme, said the crash site was about a mile west of Greene stealing. County MM in a tract of timber living room and the room and its contents were destroyed. The rest of the apartment received heavy smoke damnge and there Martin A. Flcleii 17, and Tex Wilbur Harris, 18, both of Route 2, Rogcrsvillc, and free on $1500 off the old road to Republic, about five miles west of Springfield. The sheriff's office said fire was minor smoke and water damage downstairs.

bonds, are accused of the Dec theft of a stereo tipo player and ifhits from Nichols Junction and The house is owned by Helen Tinkler and Burns shared the I.padrr and Pri Htaff Tholo Sheriff's deputies, Coroner Ralph Thicnu and onlookers stand over the shrouded body of David Leroy Woolen, pilot of a twin-engine aircraft which crashed about five miles west of Springfield Sunday night. 10 tapes owned by Jim McQraw See PLANE, 42 apartment with Bruce Doncgan Kcyilo 3. i.

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