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2 · Norlhwe'ir Arkantot TIMES, Tues.. April 23, 1974 rAVITTIVILLI, ARKANSAS Blacks Form 'Army' i-Drug Force In Training MTTLE ROCK (AP) - The In an interview, Shcltoti said A r k a n s a s Black Political Caucus is training a "small army ' as a self - defense unit for an anti-drug program t h e caucus is developing in Pnlaski County, Everett E. Shelton of Little Rock said Monday. Shelton, 28. is the head of the caucus and its parent non-profit organization, Arkansas People's Corporation (APCSH). for Self Help (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) : find his peacemaking work eas- , ier. ; On the Syrian-Israeli front. ; the artillery exchanges contin- .; ucd without letup, but Israeli ·; forces claimed full control of Mt. Hermon. on the Lebanese- Syrian border overlooking t h e Golan Heights. The Israeli command said its warplanes strafed Syrian troops near the summit of Mt. Hermon for two hours today as Israeli engineers continued building new defenses and fortifying bunkers. All the planes returned safely, the command said. A Syrian communique said ils missiles again repulsed Israeli warplanes. but it made no mention of casualties. Both sides reported changes on artillery ex- Mt. Hermon through the night, and the Syrians said they spread today to .. other areas of the front. The Israeli command reported two of its soldiers killed and two wounded Monday, raising the official Israeli toll on t h e Syrian front since the October war to 26 killed and 87 wounded. Draff Sfafement On Beaver Lake Now Available LITTLE ROCK -- A draft environmental statement for Beaver Lake located on t h e White River in northwest Arkansas has been . prepared by the Little Rock District of t h e · U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and filed with the Council on Environmental Quality in Washington, D.C. with copies sent to state and federal agencies for their review. ' Colonel Don Weinert, Little Rock District Engineer, s a i d copies of the statement may be obtained by w r i t i n g the Little Rock District, P.O. Box 867, Little Hock, Arkajyas 72203 t The statement disedsses the , positive and negative impacts on the environment resulting r f r o m the operation and main- · tenance of Beaver Lake [or flood control, production of hy- ;droelectric power, and other beneficial water uses. Beaver Lake is located nine miles northwest of Eureka Springs. Arkansas, and has a · shoreline of .449 miles. It attracted more than 3 million visitors last year. the group is basically a show of force. "It is not oui- intention to run into an encounter, but in the event that we sec that situation develop, then we're prepared to defend ourselves," he said. To gain official status for the unit, the caucus has put James Gilbert of North Little Rock in the race for constable of Hill Township. Shelton said the plan is for members of the unit to work as deputy constables under Gilbert if he wins. Gilbert said he is training the unit in weaponry. He said the organization did own machine guns. Shelton would not reveal the size of the group's arsenal. Gilbert said he planned to seek county and federal funds For the constable's office so that members of the unit could work as paid, full-time deputy constables. A lawyer is researching the possible use of citizen's arrest powers to allow unit members to take drug pushers into custody, Shelton said. He expressed fear that the pushers' white financial backers would react violently to the anti-drug program. The unit would use force only if there was a "frontal attack" by the drug underworld, he said. Shelton' said the unit currently is researching black neighborhoods to identify the street pushers and the white money people" who allegedly finance illict drug traffic. The anti-drug force also will seek to persuade black pushers to lake legitimate jobs, Shelton said. He would not say how many men are in the unit. However, Gilbert said that seven men were being trained as a special armed force and that about 40 Miners Relum Following Order SILVER DAY. Minn. (AP) The S.IOO employes of Reserve Mining Co. began rushing back uy a temporary court order which puls ttie Iron ore mimn- iKiiiniiiiiiiMNijiiuiuniiiiiiiiiinniiiuiiniiotniiiiffl Obituary iiiniimniiniiMniininniniitiniiMiiiiiiiiiiJinjiiiJiuiiitn^ WILLIAM I'ORTER William Porter. 51, of Lnnciis- 3r, Calif., a former Kayetle- . ,. -. . . - -- -- - .vlllc resident, wns killed "April to their jobs early today, saved it | n a crash while practicn from the unemployment rolls acrobmilics at Santa Pnuln Cnlif. liora Nov 25, 1322 in Harrisburg, Pa., ho attended fncturcr back in business. The order was issued Inte Monday night in Springfield. Mo., by a three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The panel stayed a lower court ruling which ordered Reserve shut down until May 15, when It said the tull circuit court would hold a Hoar- ing to determine whether to allow the company to continue operating while a full appeal is heard. The Saturday ruling by U.S. District Judge Miles Lord in Minneapolis ordered Reserve's huge iron ore processing plant at Silver Bay shut down at 12:01 a.m. Sunday because of pollution into Lake Superior. Reserve, which Is owned the University of Arkansas. He was a stunt pilot, had appeared in u television series nnd was a. veteran ot 20 years in the Air Force. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Nixon jointly by the Republic Armco steel companies and and produces 15 per cent of the iron ore used in the nation's steel- making blast furnaces, also closed its taconite mine at Babbitt. 47 miles inland from here, at 12:01 a.m. Sunday. And suddenly 3.100 persons were out ol work and the two small towns faced the prosect of becoming little more than welfarehunters. First to arrive at the plant were foremen and superintendents to prepare it for production. Company officials said they expected operations to be back to normal before the day (CONTINUED FBOM PAGE ONE) comprehensive response" to tho subpoena. However. interviews several Nixon advisers is out. meant And the critics said that company would others would serve as unarmed intelligence agents. Some of the 40 have records, Gilbert said. felony Shelton said Gale F. Weeks, Little Rock police chief, knows about his plans and approves. However, Weeks said he did not approve of the plan which he said sounded like a vigilante organization. "We would appreciate it if they have information, but never would we recognize them as a vigilante group," he said. Guns, Jewelry, Silverware Taken In Theft Several items, Including three guns, are believed to have been stolen sometime since Thursday fr.om the home of James Phillips at 1001 Rebecca St. Phillips told Fayetteville police that he and his wife left Thursday and discovered the home broken into when they returned Monday. Taken was an a i r rifle, a again be pouring 67,000 tons of rock wastes a day into Lake Superior. Lord's ruling said asbestos fibers which allegedly come from that pollution were endangering the health of five northeastern Minnesota and Wisconsin communities which draw their drinking water from the lake. The three-judge panel of Donald Ross. Omaha. Neb.; Myron Bright Fargo. N.D.. and William Webster, St. Louis, Mo., held an informal session Monday night in a Springfield motel room, where they are attending a legal seminar. will dis closecj that high-level unhappi ness is growing with each new subpoena or request for White House tapes. Indications are that Nixon himself let his anger show when the Judiciary Commute formally requested more tapes beyond the 42 conversations il has subpoenaed for its impeachment inquiry. BITTER COMPLAINTS And, inside top White House councils, there are increasingly bitter complaints about specia Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski's quest for White House tapes and documents. One official contended thai "we were misled by Jaworski" during negotiations in the months preceding the prosecutor's recent subpoena for 64 :aped presidential conversa- official responded "no 1 tions. The Oil Police Recover Stolen Revolver . A .44 magnum revolver, re · ported stolen April 10, was re-covered Monday by Fayetteville -".police. % The pistol, owned by Charles JMorrow of the Black Oak communily has been sold at * least three times since the Jlhcft. according to Sgt. Bill ij Brooks of the Criminal Investigation Division. Brooks said the revolver was ·recovered from a man in ., Grove who apparently Oak pur- ;chased the gun from a Spring.?dale banker, who in turn said ;;he purchased the gun from an .;Arizona school teacher who had ;beon visiting in this area. -.Brooks said he is now checking ;.-with the school teacher to determine who sold it to him. .38 caliber automatic, and a along .25 caliber with quantity of silverware and jewelry. The exacg amount of missing merchandise has not been determined. Sgt, Bob Jones said initial entry to the house was apparently door. through the garage Jones' report said every room in the house had been searched and that" the person or persons who entered the house had to spend several hours to make such a thorough search. Californian Held For Investigation A 22-year-olci Merced, Calif, arrested Monday man night was by -: Gate Damaged "· Fayetteville police said that 'only minor damage was done · to the main gate of the Arm; strong Brothers Tool Co. over - tho weekend, in an apparent attempt to gain entrance to the plant. '. Police said the small amount of damage was probably done . by_bumning_a_ca£ into the gate. Founded I860 ZJ2 N. Kasl JiTn. aretlerllle. Ark. Trroa Second clB Paid al F«ye»t«7lll«. Art. MESfBKn ASSOCIATED FIIE* The Ajsodated Pren [t «nlHJed n cluilvely to ihe me for rtpubllo- lion ot 911 local neni prlnlei) m Dili jewip« Mr u irtll ., ,u AP r-w, HATER Effect I v October 1. 1971 Horn* U«nrcc7 Per monlli by carrier .__ tsa Slni!« cow duly lOc, tmtin So 0.8. M«8 In W«itl!nrl»i. BenUlq. UltlKa Oxm- He). Ark.. AJ»lr OB,, OUj.s « monlhi i 850 » monthj I^OQ Off Btt """ Otilild bo?t ' I roontlu 4 Rionthi « t rr*K ,, . 1S.M M.M «ll. M*n, ICMCBIPTION1 ID VAN O Fayetteville police when his car was found to be bearing a stolen Washington, D.C. license plate. Mark Steven Whitaker is being held in city jail for investigation of possession of stolen property. Whitaker was arrested b 1 Sgt. Richard Watson and patrolmen Charles Sheffield and Steve Hamilton on West Dick son Street after police receiver. a request to patrol the area because Whitaker was acting strangely. The license plate. 227-874, was reported stolen from Washington, D C . o n Thursday a n d was discovered after police (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) earnings were down, however, from the last quarter of 1973, when they were $34.4 million. Security analysts and government officials said the huge jump in profits is bound to affect debate over an energy bill now in Congress. They said the earnings, added to similar stong gains in the last three months of 1973, may lead to a profits tax bill now in the strengthening of: an oil windfall profits tax bill now in the House Ways and Means Committee. Continued demand for petroleum and higher crude prices the principle reasons for higher profits, analysts are the said. W i l l i a m Walker, general counsel for the Federal Energy Office, said the sharp increase in crude oil costs has given the oil companies a substantial increase in inventory profits, which are accounting changes which result from goods increasing in value while In storage. In addition, Walker said, the international firms may gain from better margins and higher prices for oil products abroad. Gulf pi! took note of "improved margins in Western Europe and higher price levels on the crude ail the company produced for itself." when asked whether Nixon was considering firing Jaworski. It is unclear ho\y the high-lev- sl unhappiness might be trans- ated into White House action. 3ut it is known that Nixon and his closest advisers have been debating ways to counter the expanding requests while providing the "comprehensive response" to the House subpoena. "We don't want to move to a point of confrontation.. But the question is, do you ever satisfy their curiosity," said one official. "It's gone from nine tapes to 19 tapes to 42 tapes, and now, even before we answer, they . . . want more." NUMBERS GAME This official, who often mirrors Nixon's views, spoke Heatedly of "the numbers game" he said was being played by investigators and intended it was an effort to 'create impeachment momentum. 11 The White House clear'v intends to deal with the House committee subpoena before :urning to Jaworski's court-sup- norted demand for tape record- ngs and other documents re- ated to 64 conversations be-- tween Nixon and four of his former top aides. Thnxla Jo Luper Porter of tho home; three sons, Roiinld a W i l l i a m of Lancaster niul Davi of Luulsinnii; one daughter Carol of I.nucnslcr; one bto (her, Kobcrt of Redding, Pa nml two sisters. Mrs. Klniup Zimmerman of Baltimore, flltt nnd Mrs. J u n e McKinlev o New Albntiy, Inc. Funeral nnd burial were ii Lancaster. MRS. FLOY GRAVES Huntsville -- Mrs. Floy Luella Graves, 92, of Huntsville rlici Sunday In a Huntsville nursing home. Born Jnn. 24, 1882 ii Pennsylvania, she w a s the daughter of Homer and Sue Arner Smithers and a Mctho dist. Survivors are three sons Homer of Kenncwick. Wash Leroy of Granger, Wash, and Buel of Tracy, Calif.; two cl n l i g h t e r s , Mrs. Christale Bowlin of Hindsville and Mrs Clorn Crumley of Huntsville; ; brother, Bycr Smithers o: Agnes, Ore.; two sisters. Mrs Clora Lancaster of Gold Beach Ore., and Mrs. Grace Ilieber ol Hackettstown, N. J.; 40 grand children, 86 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grand children. Funeral service w i l l he at 10 a.m. Friday at the Burkshcd Church with burial in the Burkshed Cemetery under the direction of Brashears Funera Home. MRS. VERA RICHEY Lincoln -- Mrs. V e r a M. Richey, 89, of Lincoln died Monday at Lincoln. Born Oct. 18, 1884 in Newton, Iowa, she was the daughter of John William and Helen B. Kenyon Bisom and a Presbyterian. Survivors are two sons, Cecil and Harry, both of Lincoln; a Mrs. Mary Belle Prairie Grove; a Fred Mo.; and L. Bisom of four grand- four great- daughter. Miller of Brother, Bolivar, children grandchildren. Funeral service w i l l be at 10 a.m. Wednesday al the ·incoln Presbyterian Church with burial in the Lincoln Cemetery under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home. Funerals Miss Minnie Tollelt; 2 p.m. Wednesday, chapel of Nelson's ""'uneral Home; burial in Fair- iew Memorial Gardens. News Briefs checked C r i m e (NCIC). with the National Information Center Paper rack 12 Paper Rack Stolen A newspaper rack, reported stolen early Monday morning from the International House of Pancakes at 3075 N. College Ave.. was recovered later in the day by sheriff's deputies near Tontitown. According to Fayetttvllle police reports, the paper rack, owned by the Southwest Times Record of Fort Smith, was stolen between 3:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. Monday. An agent for the newspaper said the rack contained no money. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If you cannot reach your TIMES carrier PHONE M2-C242 Dally 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday 3 to a p.m. Sunday 8 to 9:30 »,m. Blaze Extinguished SPRINGDALE--A spark from the wiring in a deep f r e e z e apparently ignited a can of gasoline knocked over in Elvin Crandell's garage at 120 Rogers Circle Monday night, firemen said. The blaze caused moderate damage. No one was in the garage at the time of the fire, "randell saict he was in the louse when he heard an explosion and saw the fire in the garage. Player, Speakers Gone Lynn Ewbanks of 1002 W. xilice that a stereo tape player ind two speakers were stolen rom the residence sometime in he past three weeks. End Of An Eera KEY WEST, Pla. (AP) -After more than 60 years of carrying trains and autos .hrough the Florida Keys, the hridges of Henry Flagler's Overseas Railway are succumbing to the ravages of time and tide. State officials have cut the weight of vehicles allowed on the bridges from 66,000 pounds to 50,000, a move they hope will allow them to keep the old spans in use until new bridges can he built. Panda Dies PARIS (AP) - Li-Li, t h e male of a pair of giant pandas given to the late President Georges Pompidou during his visit to China last year, is dead. Officials at Paris' Vincennes Zoo reported that Li-Li rtied during the weekend from a pancreas disorder. They said the female of the pair. Yen- Yen, is in excellent health. The p a n d a s arrived in Paris last December. No Signs CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) he passengers were bound for 3ali, 24 were going to Sydney and the other two were ticketed or Fiji. Zinke reportedly gave no indication of any trouble in his last words to the Denpasar airport control tower, saying, "We have your field in sight." The air controller at Denpa- sar told the Sydney, Australia, Sun: "We waited for him to come into our view. But he never came. We received no distress signal and picked up no other indication that a crash was imminent." · 'Lost A Lot' CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) -"Housework is a lot harder," says Hamilton County's first female dog catcher. Claudine McConnell, 32, of Cincinnati said Monday she's enjoying her job now after spending the first two months in back alleys and unfamiliar roads. "I got lost a lot," she said. Tools Missing Jack Battershell of Route 3, 5pringdale. has reported the heft of a box of tools to Washington County officers. Baltershell said the box and Contents were worth $250. People Helping People J^lehon Director* of Funeral Service Services LANOSTON, Mri. Ro»l« MM -Tuesday. 2:00 p.m. Chapel fit NeUon'i Funeral Home. Rev. Towanrla Barnett orfJclatlnf. Interment, Bentonvllle Cemetery. PAH KIR, Mr». Ann* B. -- Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. St. James Me- thodfJt Ohurch. Rev. Lewis Chester and Rev, J. I,. Thompson of/iclatlnx. Interment, TOLtlTT. Mill MInnk _ Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. Chapel of Nelson's Funeral Home. Dr. Joel Cooper officiating. Interment, Falrvlew Memorial Oar. dens. Alimony To Nun CHICAGO (AP) -- James A. Lane's ex-wife now lives in a convent in Milwaukee a n d is known as Sister Mary. But Lane, a suburban insurance salesman, must keep paying her $250 a month a'imony, Circuit Court Judge Robert L. Hunter ruled Monday. Hunter said Lane. 47, cannot halt the payments until Sister Mary, 48, a Dominican novice, has taken her final vows as a Catholic nun. Washington County Sheriffs Posse presents the THRASHER BROTHERS Wendy Bagwell and The Sunlighters SPRINGDALE JR. HIGH SCHOOL Thurs., May 2 7:30 P.M. Adults: $3.00 Children under 12: $1.00 Tickets On Sale from Any Posse Member Man Listed Fair Dounle H. Uydm, M, Koulo 'i. Weal Pork, Is listed In fall condition In the Intensive cure unit nt Washington Kegiumil Medlciil Center following ti ctir motorcycle collision on llwy. 71 Smith. According to KnyeUevillL police reports. I he iiccklent occurred when a car driven b.\ Kdwnrd Milosevic)! 49, of Rogers, backed onto tho highway from the driveway of the Hertz Rent-A-Cnr Co. at Drake Field into the path of Hydcn's mlorcycle. which was traveling south. Tiller Stolen Curtis Lniiingham of Route 1, Fnyetleville. has reported the theft of a garden tiller. Lnningliam told Washington County deputies Monday that the tiller was near his house on Hwy. 45 east when last seen THEY'RE MOVING MEN, NOT MIRACLE MEN Expert care and handling of your household possessions Is everythingyoucan reasonably expect from the moving man. Ha can't put that old, familiar neighborhood In a crate . . . move the corner drug store to your new home town... bring along Johnny's old school or Mary's favorite hairdresser. Neither can your Welcome Wagon Hosteitwark miracles. But sh» can and will provide directions to the community facilities you need, and bring with her a galaxy of gifts from Us leading merchant!. She awaits yourcall at Phone 443-5438 or 442-8111 WELCOME NEWCOMERS! Use this coupon to let u» know you're here. Name Address City ( I Pleajo Have the Welcome Wagon Hoiteu call on me. ! I I would like to subscribe to the N.W. Ark. TIMES ( I I already iitbscribe to the TIMES. Fill out the coupon and mail to TIMES. Box D, Fayettevllle, Ark. Tools Token Sl'lilNODAI.K-Dcnuy Lime, 1020 W. Kimnu Ave., told police a box of tools valued Ml SHM.iJ were taken from his station wngon during the wwlicml, I,line said the ciu 1 was pai'kcd at tho cui'b In front o( I l l s house. Other boxes of lools also Inside the car were nut removed. Receives Modal S t u f f SiH'KC'iinl Snnuicl I), KluffDi'O, son of Mr. n t u l Mrs. DDVIIC H t n f f o n l , Ilimlsvllle. Ims iwcivnl (he U.S. Air Korcc Commendation Medal lit l.lttlo Kouk At'lt. Se'i'iiount Slnlfortl, nn In- vrnlurv miiiiiiKcnieni spcclnllsl, was Vltr:l for i n e r l l u r l m i s ·service nt Tnlpci Air Stution, Tr.iwan. . HARD of HEARING? Mr. Graham Meadvlllc, Cerdllccl Hearing Aid Audiologist, who has serviced (his arcn for over U years, will be In Fayettevllle at tho Townhouse Mold, 215 North College Ave., Thursday, April 25, 1974--1-5 p.m. to demonstrate Iho Infest Zenith and Radloear Hearing Aids 'Living Sounds" HEARING AIDS 10% Discount on Batteries, Repairs and Service- All Makes BETTER HEARING AIDS, INC. 815 Garrison Ave. Phono 785-9850 Fort Smith, Arkansas ...EVERY DETAIL OF OUR SERVICE TO YOU... · '"·cS"dat!S!B!!KSS5Si!*SS' on A NATIONAL SELECTED MORTICIANS MOORE'S CHAPEL XANOAtt ROBERTS MORTON CARNES Attention Sears Shoppers In the Sears Days supplement In today's paper, the 26" riding mower for $349, the 22" self-propell- ·d mower for $149.99, Ihe Craftsman Curved Claw Hammer for $3.49, and the Craftsman Quality Handsaw for $4.99 are not available at thii time due lo factory shortages. We apologize for this inconvenience, and will Issue rainchecks for Jhe sale price. Thank you for shopping Sears. Northwest Arkansas Plaza Hiway 71 North Phons Fayettevlll*, Ark. 521-oXKX) Now.... Fashion for PIERCED EARS In Whitest White Monet* The u lirnalo in cool . . . a comprehensive wardrobe of pierced earrings from classic lo high fashion looks . . . in bullons balls noons gypsies and drops all wiih 14-kl. gold carwires and posts lhai have osen ingeniously improved lor more comfortable wear all wrought in the whilesl white manner of Monet r o-o rrom -jjj ^ d-m to $10 Jewelry Dcpt, · Street Floor J)pen Mon. and Thurs. Nitcs Til 8:30

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