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\I;K I •ri<A!'PKrt.S - HUNTERS • TOD l-n-e? f-,r vour f ure . Green, ,-> or whole - Alsodcer hides. Vii; !H. m Hope Every v' ,:d;io?'1ay 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 \:.m. P.urt-er Center. Hwy 67 V". Vemor, Lewis 214-822-3562. 12-5-lmp HNKWOOn FOR SALE: $25.00 a rich, split $35.00 a rick. No U>!u;er than 2 feet. 777-5947. 12-20-12tc • -IT'S A SONY" Your SONY Dealer in Hope is Collins Electronic Service— 1122 .south Main, Phone 777-3429. .Serving you for 16 years. 12-10-tf SKARvS BEST MAKE Chain sa w, has cut one cord of wood. K^ (TM»\1 SMIHTS for .'ii! i:.. nit)- i-s f •; , iasr.ily. : ijsvm c hir' < •>•. ill tie ap- prvcKt 1 1"! f.-.p ( hristmas. MAKK OVKKTUHF'S Your as store. She Rift that m pai ? ' " Wc have Mmp f ° r y ° U „ „ .. n-.«->t 18. $180. 12-21-€tc FIREWOOD FOR SALE: Cut to order. Gum $20 a rick, Oak $25 a rick, 777-9595. 12-27-4tp FOUR BEDROOM, HOME 3V4 bath, brick, large kitchen and den area with bar, separate dinningroom, fireplace, separate rec. room, large foyer, 2600 sq. ft. of heated area. 4 acres of land. 777-6161 i,i 777-0498 after 5:00 p.m. '.oco'ec' 5% miles on Hwy 67 \vesi, 12-21-12tc FOUR BEDROOM, 3 bath, brick with central heat & air, den, liviagroom, DR, on 1 acre. Rocky Mound Rd. Call 777-4326. 12-21-12tp NEW HOUSE, 3 br,, \Vz bath, 1 3-iO acres, half brick, all electi'ic, near Bois 'D Arce, 777-3085. 12-14-12tp 7»B. REAL ESTATE 1.5 ACRES LOCATED 3 miles south t£ Blevins, good well, iru.it trees, 3 bedroom 1 bath Home. Priced for quick sale ?iUJ«)0 133 ACRES. 14 miles from Hope, nice 3 bedroom 1 bath home, 68 acres wooded. Excellent buy $66,000 with term-..12 acres of timber land 7 miles from Hope. Nice buildingsites. $7300 with good terms...HOUSE AND lot in town. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, lavge rooms, fruit trees, $13,000 For more information STROUT REALTY Ph. 3750 and home phone 3127. 12-27-4tc 2.41 ACRES with 3 bedroom mobile home. 12'xl6' barn. Just 2 miles from town on blacktop road 19 ACRES—about 12 acres tillable - 5 acres timber, well, pump, septic, electricity. 24'x36' barn. Call JON or MARY DEWBRE 777-5600 nights 777-8836 or come by UNITED FARM AGENCY 1)08 East 3rd St. - Hope, AR. 12-22-4tc MB. BOATS & MOTOR F., F, I.-CRAFT Boat manufacturing Inc. Has niuv^d to the Hope Proving ti rounds location and invited everyone's repairs or any other service that we can do for you in the fiberglass line. Ciill 777-8466, JAMES NEEL fur free estimates or pickup ami delivery. il-24-tf HI!?. DOGS THE by Will Bernard Missing Golf Clubs Harold's car, stolen from a parking lot, was quickly recovered only a block away. But his beloved golf clubs were missing from the trunk. Could he hold the parking lot liable for his loss? CHINESE PUGS, Boston Terrier puppies. One lx?wallen setter bird dog, 8 months old. Will hold for Christmas. Country Puppy Farm, 777-2503. 12-9-lmc BIG AFTER CHRISTMAS Sale: 20 percent off. Come in and save. Open til 7:00 and Sunday afternoons, BONNIE'S Dress Shop. Bodcaw. 12-5-lmc In a court hearing, Harold demanded compensation. He argued that when the lot took responsibility for his car, it also took responsibility for "normal" contents—such as golf clubs. But the court turned Harold down. Even though many motorists ore golfers, said the court, a parking lot need not assume there is a set of clubs in every trunk. Generally speaking, a perking lot is not responsible for a car's undisclosed contents. In fact, there may be some doubt of liability even if the contents are disclosed. In another case a man who left his car overnight in a parking garage reported the theft of $25,000 in jewelry. Claiming damages from the garage, he pointed out in court that he had called the attendant's attention to the jewelry. But the court denied his claim, saying it was unreasonable for him to think the night attendant at a garage would have the authority to take on such a major responsibility. "The (company) is in the business of storing cars," said the court, "not jewelry." In most cases, however, an attendant's promise to "keep an eye on" a car's contents is held legally binding on the company. One woman, leaving her car in a parking structure, asked the manager if the dresses she had in the back seat would be safe. "Definitely," he replied. But the dresses did vanish and the woman did sue. At the trial the company protested that the manager had "exceeded his authority" under company rules. But the court said it must pay anyhow. The court said the woman, knowing nothing of the company's internal arrangements, had every reason to rely on what the manager told her. An American Bar Association public service feature. 0 1977 American Bar Association Immigrants answer plea MONTPSLIER, Vt. (AP) — Russian immigrants in the United States, Europe, Australia and Japan have answered exiled Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn's plea for recollections of their native Russia, Solzhenitsyn's interpreter says. Solzhenitsyn, a Nobel Prize- winning writer now living in Cavendish, recently asked his countrymen to write their recollections for use in his Russian Memorial Library. Solzhenitsyn's family spokesman, Irene Alberti, said Monday that no material has arrived from the Soviet Union although Solzhenitsyn's request went there by radio. "They wouldn't be able to send it by mail. We hope to eventually get some from there," she said in a telephone interview from Cavendish. The library now is in Cavendish, but Mrs. Alberti said Solzhenitsyn hopes to some day move it to the Soviet Union. ,G APPAREL' Among the spiders, the master weavers are the ararieids, whose unique orb webs have distinctive cartwheel designs that often measure over a foot in diameter and are unsurpassed in delicacy. Their silk- spinning organs can produce threads of different thickness, as well as fibers that are sticky or dry. GRIT! C-AT-LARGE Critic chooses the best books of 1977 By Norman Nadel NEW YORK--iNKA> What are the best books published in 1977 1 No single reader can answer that With about 30.000 new titles appearing annually, even one percent of that number would mean setting a pace of almost one a day. But the solitary reader can tell what he has especially enjoyed, in any of the myriad ways in which books for example. "Delmoro Schwartz, The Life of an American Poet," by James Atlas (Parrar "Straus Giroux, $15) is a revelation, especially to those of us his contemporaries — who weren't paying attention to him when we should have been. Before young (28) Atlas, a Rhodes scholar who treats his subject with compassionate honesty, the author who has drawn most attention to Delmore (he was almost never referred to as Schwartz) was Saul Bellow, in his Pulitzer Prize novel of last year, "Humboldt's Gift." Hurn- boldt is Delmore Schwartz. Peter Ustinov can be so funny, foppish, confused or seemingly irresponsible in his many stage and screen roles that it is easy to forget he also is a witty playwright, a skilled director, and, as he clearly establishes in his autobiography "Dear Me" (Atlantic — Little, Brown $9.95), a highly articulate, insightful and learned author. The impulse on finishing "Dear Me" is to start reading it over again. Candor almost to the point of pain distinguishes "Haywire" (Knopf, $10), by Brooke Hayward, daughter of the late actress Margaret Sullavan and producer Leland Hayward, also deceased. It was a strange and troubled family. Vivien Leigh, one of the most exquisite actresses of recent decades, lived beset by the TV Pi By JAY SHARBUTT AP Television Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP) - New Year's Eve is when many people drink. It also is when NBC, for reasons known to only its deities, airs a TV version of "Come Back Little Sheba." It co-stars Carrie Fisher, 21. The daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, she is accustomed by now to living with the fact she played the imperiled heroine of the hit. movie "Star Wars" and will play same again in a sequel. When she arrived at a restaurant here for a "Sheba" interview, she'd just finished posing for "Star Wars" pictures touting "Star Wars" knicknacks. She seemed a mite weary, but not jaded. Miss Fisher, who has a deadpan, sardonic sense of humor akin to that of Eve "Our Miss Brooks" Arden, was asked how many "Star Wars" interviews she's done. She started adding them up. "Oh, my God ... 300?" she said. She grinned when asked the most-asked "Star Wars" question put to her. She said it was, '"Did you know it was going to be a hit?"' Now that the "Star Wars" hype has eased, is there anything you'd like to add, Miss Fisher? She did. It was a discreet screech that briefly startled a cluster of patrons at the next table. Oddly enough, Carrie, a brown-haired, brown-eyed lady so tiny you could carve a life- size statue of her from a pebble, didn't get the NBC "Sheba" role because of her "Star Wars" fame. She said she got it because of her work in her only other film, "Shampoo," done when she was 17, just before she began a formal study of acting at England's School for Speech and Drama. She taped "Sheba" - which stars Lord Laurence Olivier and Joanne Woodward, both of whom she praised highly, in England last January, well before all the hoopla over "Star Wars" began. Hollywood moguls tend to type-castthespians who've been in a box-office hit. But no such thing has happened to Miss Fisher, who began in show biz at 13, working in her mother's night club act. "I was offered a part as a tor 1 like!;, the National Hook Pulit/er True. .Mu:ht ip;>a! i f. \>. ho 'mi; on .•onfliet nc. As is ;my for \wafi! or me !t •il :- -coir," ;;]• • .<! 'lilVS ip-nt Mira '< 'hii.lren -'ses' Mia!, •II.M e-f case his'.•; ies .-! , l".l,ire!;. :u<(:-;f;c ana schi/ % P )H ;'n,e. some of "bom ;ue tM-Jlhanl despite then ether proMcm/; f'ne area w here \ve c:ui't t'.n t-'ii mii,-|) iiJids'i slarsdini: 'T indeed. e\ en eneiii;h is ||;e Soviet Union. Hut three of (lie year's hooks approach the problem, each iku . 11 •', I it- Nothing .so far has caught the anguish and the appalling waste of the Vietnam war as vividly as "Dispatches" (Knopf, $8.95), by Michael Herr, who was there for a year, .UHiT-fiB (when he was "27. going on 50"), covering the conflict for Esquire magazine. As likely a candidate as any for the National Book Award or Pulitzer Prize. Possibly a companion piece, though utterly different in content and style, is Morris DicksU-in's "Gates of Eden, American Culture in till! GO's" (ijasio Hooks $11.95). A i-.cslful philosopher ami social observer Dickstcin appraises that decade in terms of its writers, its cult leaders-, and the attitudes - especially among the young Hint flourished, then faded. It does not deal rcportoriaJly with the war, hut helps to explain the furies that erupted against it in some segments of Americal life. Subtitled "A Personal Account," .Saul Bellow's "To Jerusalem and Back" is precisely that (Viking, $8.95). This gives it more, rather than less, consequence, in ili;U Bellow's perceptions roach far beyond those of the average visitor to Israel. It adds' much to anyone's understanding of in its own way. I most appreciated Konald Hinj;- loy's "The Russian Mind ivScribner's, $12.M) because his analysis is based on the people, as individuals and as a society, with the historical background to explain present attitudes. In "The Giants, Russian ami America" (Simon & Schuster, $8.95) Richard J. Banict probes into the political involvement of the two nations. Ami "Journey across Russia The Soviet Union Today" by writer Bart McDowell and photographer Dean Confer (National Geographic Society, $10.95 until Dec. 31; $11!.95 after), is the most, attractive book; excellent photographs. The text i;; informative, but.like most National Gcograhic report inn, it steers to one side of tho conflicts, the discontents and the frustrations of the people beinj; described. Nl-'.W .UKJ'OKTS may be rare during tin- next' fr-v, years, according u» Transportation Secretary Brock Adams. The current emphasis, he says, is on improving efficiency »l i-\- istiiig airports and gelling federal approval of IK-H facilities of any size will be "exceedingly difficult," tV. , .1,1)1; I'.irvc's ' The Hvr.,'1- Schoolboy" i Kno-if. $li .mil .Tolui !•>« !(-'.' t 1 V.t ;> n.ir> P.Hiu-1 M.u-tin" Uo. Hrown. Jit '.».< i st.uul .nit 1'oni Morrison's ' Son;; o! Solomon" i Knopf, $S >':' < is anothet fine bo.ik. Fiction, which 1 haven't Holtcn to yet, but anticip.-itc with pleasure on the basis of reports from in, my others, includes T.H. White's • -flic Hook of Mrrhn" ,1'mvcr sity of Texas Tress. $'.>.!>;)). a sequel to "The Once and Future King; Coleon McCnl lough's "The Thorn Birds" (Harper X- How. $'.) n.n and "The Immigrants" by Howard Kjist (.$<». urn. Patrick White's "A Fringe LCJIVC.S" (Viking. J!in is not major fiction, even if tho author is a Nobci hmrcatc. but it's engrossing adventure. And I welcomed Iri.s Murdoch's "Henry and I'ato" (Viking, '$8. US) because, like a host of others. I'm an Iris Murdoch nut. Well, that just dusts tin- surface. and it doesn't ,;et into art books, which are a whole 'nothcr. story. There is just too much to read these days but who would hnvc il liny other way? (NKWSI'AI'KI! KNTKKI'HISK ,\.'WN I 12-20-77 (TAI'K NO. I'.'.) of Norman Made! men arres in 'copycat 9 slayin. A*/ •/ * retarded person - which I thought was apt -but no 'Star Wars' stuff," she said, almost in relief. She has other options available. She can sing, even worked at age 15 in the chorus line of "Irene" on Broadway, when her mother starred in il. And she's thinking of a stage role early next year. "I'm probably going to do a show at Joe Papp's Public Theater in New York next March, an original musical by a girl named Sarah Kernochan," she said. A wee smile tugged at the corners of her mouth. "It's called, al), 'Sleep- aroundtown.'" She won't have a long commute to work. Unlike her famous parents, she said she lives in New York, not here. She was asked if this is to avoid getting addled by life in Tinseltown. "Yeah, and they have better old movies in New York," she observed. "And it's easier for me to be active there. "Here, I just sort of end up sitting in my car and turning on the radio. After two v/eeks, I know all the words to the tops in pops and nothing eke." LOS ANGELES (A'P) - Two men have been arrested in connection with what police believe may be a "copycat" slaying patterned after those of the Hillside Strangler. .Stephen D'Orscy Devezin, 40, was booked for investigation of murder Monday night in the death of 21-year-old Carolyn Williams, IA. Don Foster said. Thomas Davis, 24, who police described as a friend of Deve- y.in, had been booed on the same charge earlier. Miss Williams' semi-naked body was discovered Saturday morning in a parking lot in Ix>s Angeles's Wilslu're district. The body of 18-year-old Paula Gwen Ward had been found hours earlier a few miles away in Pasadena near the Rose Bowl. Police Lt. Dan Cooke said the two slain women had been seen together Friday and that whoever killed one probably killed the other. However, because Miss Ward's body was found in another jurisdiction, Cooke said, I/is Angeles police could not book anyone for her death. "Based on the evidence of the way the murders were committed, it's altogether possible that whoever did it tried to make a similar type of killing to the Hillside Strangler murders," Cooke raid. "Copycat killings are not too unusual when there is this type of publicity in the case." But Pasadena police were not convinced Monday night that the death of Miss Ward was a copy of the work of the Hillside Strangler. "We haven't been able to prove it one way or the other," Pasadena Sgt. Ben Hetherington said. "We're keeping an open mind on it." Los Angeles police said they arrested Davis and Devezin after an employee of the Cloud Motel in the Wilshire area took down the cur license number of a man he reportedly saw carrying a woman out of a room wrapped in a blanket. Officers said they traced the car, stoked it out and arrested Davis Sunday night when he got into it. Deve'/.m was arrested Monday morning in an apartment. Police said Debra Husband, who identified herself as a friend of Miss Ward, told them Miss Ward had planned to meet a man at the Cloud Motel Friday night and asked that police be called if she was not heard from within an how. Authorities said Mi.-w Ward, who had been staying in a halfway house, had been in trouble for such things as shoplifting and marijuana possession. They said Miss Williams was arrestedon prostitution charges three times during 1975. Both Davis and Devevdn are black, as were Mis:i Williams and Miss Ward, police noted. Previous fragmentary descriptions in the Hillside Stranglcr case have pointed to the killer or killers being white. »<•<•««• iu "November V.c Vikan.si\s S'rtle Police in in.'uilfiy statistical review r-i'il th.u .*-.' pen* ins died in ft'ie accidents during emNer According to State iVIu'o futures, thus is an in- civ.ise of .1 deaths over the s-une time penod a year BRO. Captain MA, Metier, (loop commander of the Hope troop for the Arkansas State Police, said there were no fatalities during November on Arkansas highways in the Hope troop. Columbia, Howard. Hempstead, Ufayctte, Little River. Miller, Nevada, Pike nnd Soviet- weir free of traffic fatalities during the reporting period. Captain Mosier said troopers in the 9-county area investigated 95 accidents. Hpmpstend county experienced the highest accident rate during November recording 15 accidents, followed by Little River 14. Sevier 13, Miller 12. Columbia, 12, Nevada 10, I-nfayette 9, Pike 6. Howard 4. The report indicated that inattention was the leading cause in the accidents, followed by speeding. The 39 traffic deaths during November occurred in 36 collisions. Statewide troopers investigated 1202 accidents during November. CIA did not dictate news reports: Colby WASHINGTON (AP) - Former CIA Director William E. Colby testified today that Intelligence agents doubling ns journalists wen? not told by the CIA how to write their news reports. The use of news correspondents as CIA tnforiuiini.-i h:< • IVA, been ruled out. bin ' • -• he haiutlcii " : ; " . •. - . ',. ..:• '.' ;• i.'. I!//.'* tO 1'JVti. "My »i;ciii;i and I hail fi clear understanding that they did Iheir Intelligence work for me, but that the news reports they wrote were a matter between themselves and their editors, and were not given prior clearance or direction by me," Colby told the House Intelligence Committee. He acknowledged that this understanding "may not have been followed in some isolated instances," but contended that a serious study would "put to rest any myth that CIA dominated our media output." Colby, who is now a lawyer in private practice in Washington, said "Intelligence officers cannot be effective In hostile areas of the world If they wear the Initials CIA on their hat- bands." The problem of providing cover, he said, is one of the agency's "greatest areas of frustration and difficulty." During the last 10 years, he said, more and more possible sources of cover for agents have been ruled out of bounds, including the Peace Corps, Fulbright scholars hips, the U.S. Information Agency, the U.S. Agency for International Development and now the news media. In many countries, he continued, "the remaining areas of cover are few and ... many CIA officers are all to easy to Identify." "The melting lee floe of adequate cover has already led l.o the tragic death of <.r;o : .i,r officers and the f «f the work </ : comper.. :•. ,. • ;i;.' Ui.v-: ,< pur- nali.slic cfi.'d<-iifi<il. : i a:i a cover by in.'iwling "that the agencies of the United States government incorporate in their ranks small numbers of Intelligence officers under proper administrative arrangements, so that they are not revealed." Turning to another aspect of Hairs on the tips of the bobcat'.'; ears function as a type ot antennae, aiding the animal in avoiding man, its chief predator. r ir says bill won 9 t all postal woes WASHINGTON'< AP i A bill to remove some of the Postal Service's independence would riot, it passed, make the agency's financial problems disappear, Postmaster (ieneral Ht-'iijainiii !•'. llaitar says. In tact, the aj',>>m.y is in its best financial condition since it was reorganized in I'.i'i'l, Hailar said in ;»n interview. Its $700 million l'J77 deficit compares to a $1 billion loss in each of the two previous years. A bill introduced by Reps. .James M lii-.-iley U-N.V. and ii. Wil.-j.jn, Ij-Calii, would allow Congress to veto PMS|;I| rate increases, restore presidential power to appoint the postmaster general and abolish the Postal Service board of governors. Currently, the president ap- pomu the governors, who u\i- poii.l the postmaster. "Makirif/ changes in the structure of the Postal Service is riot going to make the problems disappear, liailar said. "You can't wi.ih av. ay all of the rising costs and ^Hiei economic trends. You i ,in ' .s ish that i! didn't <',:,! »ir< billion u . .'i lo run the Postal Service." Bailar said he opposes a $2 billion animal mail subsidy contained in the legislation, because it would place an unfair burden on individual taxpayers. The current annual subsidy is WM million. "The Postal Service is used mainly by businesses, but the majority of income tax revenue is paid by [;nvate individuals," Hailar said. '1 think it is appropriate to have the mail serv- ii t; paid for by those who use >!, r.ilher than ' : liiflmg a burden onto indiviiK>;il taxpayers." CIA's relations with the news media, Colby said CIA had n mission In the past "and in far less degree todny" of influencing political developments In foreign nations. HM5S.7fi-Si.il T - Uy JOHN CUN.NH'V AP Business Aunlyst "NEW YORK (AP) -"Americans really went on a spending binge in the final weeks of the year, and there are Indications that a good percentage at the purchases didn't end up under the Christmas tree. They were consumed Instead, literally swallowed, In the form of food and drink. Or so It would seem. Final figures won't be available for a couple of more weeks, but we do know this: Food store sales In November rose 2.0 percent over those of October, suggesting an amazing Increase In Intake. True, some of these purchases might have made gifts, but another set of statistics suggests otherwise. November sales at eating and drinking places leaped 2.1 percent after having been weak In October. Economists are now studying such statistics to find out what they can about the behavior of the sometimes unpredictable consumer. They have already drawn some conclusions: —•'Hie public was in more of a buying mood than was generally foreseen. The buying began unusually early; October retail sales leaped 2.7 percent over September, and November added another 1.5 over October. —Early reports of a 1.5 percent increase in the dollar value of auotmoUve purchase:} for November are suspect. "There is a possibility that revisions will trim the Novem- ber aUtO I"!!!'. 1 • ' :'. H'-.'S' .,..' . " r •• . ">.' Oil I • .-• app;tr": : .'.ly .vi.-ir- p.ot reluctant to u;;e crt-dit. That, at least, was the trend that seemed to be setting In early in the final quarter of the year. Contrary to what some people might expect, consumers assume credit burdens when they feel confident — not when the the absence of ready cash leaves them no other choice. Personal incomes were up; people were confident; they took on credit. This burst of consumer activity now presents analysts with the question of how much longer It might continue. Some credit critics say the burden of repayments could hamper sales In 1978. Another school of thought, however, observes that consumers are still able to repay their borrowings on time. They feel that 1978 sales might indeed be affected by activity this year, but merely because consumers have already purchased many of the items they need. Whatever, the Indomitable consumer has again surprised some of those who claim the title of expert, and has almost made certain a continuation of the expansion Into a fourth year. He might have done it with food and drink and a lot of gifts that the recipient is inclined to return, but that's the way the liwna

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