Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 25, 1974 · Page 5
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April 25, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

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Second Man Held For Burglary, Auto Parts Theft SPH1NGDALE - P o l i c e arrested a second person Wednesday morning in connection vUh the weekend burglary at Arkansas Transmlsnlon and the April 17 theft of auto parls from Monty Bell's car. logon), was charged with one count of burglary and grand arccny for the Arkansas Transmission Incident and' with one count of grand larceny for the lulo parts theft. He is being icld In SprinKdalc's city Jail on $10,000 bond. Police arrested Kerry Virgil iornet, 18. of Shady Grove Trailer Park, Tuesday afternoon on burglary and grand arceny charges, in the same ncldents. Cornet, !rom city day, was later charged in rlogers for burglary and grand arceny In connection with two Burglaries of the Rogers Bearing and Supply Company ast weekend. Weather Forecast Rain cr showers are forecast Thursday for most of the Wvsiorn halt of the nation Cooler temperalures are expected for the West and t h e Northeast and warmer wea- ther for south-central stiles. (AP Wirepholr.) State Is Told To Improve UAPB Campus LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Federal officials have told the state to give the highest priority to construction at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The federal Office of Civil Rights also implied- that no ma- J o r capital improvements should be undertaken at other state campuses until the Pine Bluff facilities are equal to the other campuses in quality. Peter E. Holmes, the director of the office, made the comments in a letter to to Gov. Dale Bumpers. Holmes suggested the state revise the formula for distributing state funds among the colleges and universities to recognize the special needs of UAPB, including the financial needs of the students. Officials at UAPB have argued that the school carried a greater financial burden because of its role as an all pur- Complete Training Area firemen are to complete a two-week training program tonight an automatic sprinklers and the use and care of fire hose, according to Fayetteville Fire Chief Charles McWhorter. McWhorter said that an average of 140 members of most of the fire departments in Northwest Arkansas have regularly attended the classes, held four nights per week- The program was presented by the Fire Training Division of the South West Technical Institute at Camden and held at Central Fire Station. pose institution for black students, who are poorer. UNDER ORDER Arkansas is one of 10 Southern states under a federal court order to end dual systems of higher education. The state has submitted several proposed plans for desegregation and the Civil Rights Office has required revisions each time. Holmes' letter is a response to the latest plan submitted by the state Higher Education Department. The revision must be filed by June 1. Most of the attention on Arkansas has been focused on the continued role of UAPB as a predominately black institution. Federal officials want greater student and faculty integration Tope Player Taken Rev. James R. McLean of the St. Martin's Episcopal Student Center at 314 W. Maple St. told Fayetteville police that a cassette t a p e player and recorder, valued a $60, had been taken from his office at Center sometime since April 17. into everything? put him into Hit n*O h great* thsn Ms grasp, iha world b full of wowtacM thlngtl Tkim for Rcd'OooM stem... .to ·up- port UIOM wobbly ttapc, for Ira* OOCDW KM H «m on TV, Cfcn *llft Mdi P* 0 pa«00«£(HOC SHOE TREE Evelyn Hills at the other state supported campuses and a commitment to making the Pine B'.uff campus equal to the others and to end ing its role as a predominately black school. Holmes' latest suggestions largely call for the state to be more specific about how Its plan will be carried out. Feder al officials have said Arkansas has one of the best plans among those involved in the lawsuit. The Higher Education Boarc adoptd a resolution last week supporting the plan and recom mending that the boards of the state colleges and universities the governor and the 1975 legis lature provide the activities and funds to carry out the plan lonty Bell's car. James Richarl Drawing for positions on the Jcmocraltc primary ballot was icld Tuesday night at a meeting of the Democratic Conral Committee. Chairman Ann Henry says Ihe Irawlngs allocated positions as Allen, 20, of who was released jail on bond Wednes- Allen charged expected to be Rogers palice In connection with the burglary there. Most of the items taken from the Rogers Bearing and Supply Company, from Monty Bell's car, and from Arkansas Trans mission were recovered earlier this week at Cornet's Shady Grove trailer, Allen's trailer in Rogers, and an automobile parked near Allen's trailer. According to Springdale cri minal investigator. Sgt. Mike Blocker, he and Rogers police recovered $2,000 to $2,500 in m e r c h a n d i s e belonging t o Rogers Bearing and Supply Company, most of which hac not been reported missing. All items stolen from Mont; Bell, 4308 S. Thompson St, were recovered. Everything belonging to Arkansas Trans mission except the penumati wrenches and a regulator were recovered, Blocker said. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thursday, April 35, 1974 ·· 5 »AYETTIVILLE, A R K A N S A S Democratic Primary Ballot Positions Drawn ollows: U.S. Senate: position one, )ale Dumpers; position 'wo, J. Villiam FulbriBht. Governor: position one, David 'ryor; position two, Orval Fau us; position three, Bob Itiley. Lt. Governor; position o n e , Joug Brandon; position two, toe Purcell; position three, iugcne Coffelt. U.S. Representative; position one, Jim Scanlon; position two, Bill Clinton; position three, W. Rainwater; position four, David Stewart. State representative, District 9: position one, Harold Vowcll; position two, Dr. Pete Partain; position three, Tom Kcnnan. County Judge: us Ostmeyer; Bruce Crlder. Sheriff: position position position one, two, Raymond Johnson; position three, Wayne Hyden. Coroner: position one, Dr. Thomas Ahrcnds; position two Gary Don Medley. Center township constable: position one, Bob Fituhugh; position two, Harold Catc. Johnson township constable' position one, Clare Beitel; position two, Robert Taylor. Prairie township constable: position one, Waldo G. Austin position two, Warren J. McDonald; position three, James Earl larrfs. JP POSITIONS Prairie township justice of the ieace, position 11: position one, Larry Phillips; position two, James Calhoun, Jr. Position 3: position one, Stewart Nolan; wsitlon two, Thomas McHale. 'osltion 31: position one, Joan Jaylcs; position two Charlie E. Fowler. Position 34: position me, Theresa Davis; position wo Florence Thomas Stewart. County committee. Ward 4 F a y e t t e v i l l e ; Position 3 : position wsllion *c)l. Position five: position one, Curtis Munson; position two, Art McAnarney. Position 7: position aoslllon one, Dick Hoyt; position two, Bill Skelton; position three, Bill Murray; position four, Bill Long; position five, Paul Peevey. County Treasurer: position one, Joan Perry; position two, QE2 Work Begins SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) -- Work was under way again on one of the three main boilers of the Queen Elizabeth 2 following the arrival of the luxury liner from hours late. New York 24 The 65,000-ton flagship of the British merchant fleet broke down April 1 with boiler trouble off Bermuda and had to be towed into Nassau after a rescue liner took its passengers to Line said the Bermuda. The Cunard QE2 made the crossing on two boilers at 24 knots instead of its normal 30 knots. The ship is scheduled to leave Thursday 12-day Mediterranean for a cruise. Property Owners Sued Over Fire Darrell Meredith Jr., doing business as D and D Suzuki Company, filed suit Tuesday in W a s h i n g t o n Circuit Court against Ben and Jean Hunt and Richard S. and Marilynn Ledbetter, all of Washington County. Meredith is seeking $114,183.18 plus interest for fire damages to his business. Meredith states that he leasec the building and property where his business was located on Hwy. 71 from the two couples and that during the winter ol 1972, the defendants put in several gas heaters, including one in the rear of the parts department. According to the suit, the heaters leaked gas and couk not be shut off, and requests to Hunt to repair the heater were not effective. On Aug. 19, 1973, a fire swep! the building, according to Mere dith, due to the heater at the rear of the parts department. Meredith is seeking $64,808.19 for the loss of parts and equip ment; $5,375 for the loss of motorcycles and equipment for repairs; $29,000 for loss of pro fit, since he states he was forced to cease operations unti March,, 1974; and $15,000 for lost business and good will. JMe/t? RINGS OF COURSE 10K. WITH ONE STONE $2.00 EACH ADDITIONAL STONE VWve always wonted to give her something v.ry special so make if a very special ring.... Do it today. You don't have to wait for Mother's Day. WARDS Evelyn Hiilt ShoDpina Center Open Thurs, Fri. 'til 9 p.m. one, two, Susan Mlxon Kathleen Gllde^ one, two, Robert Shcile; V lit! Stone; Edelcn. Position eight: position one. Lewis P. "Hot" Johnson; position two, Ron Addington. The Central Committee voted to have common polling places with the Republicans, but to have separate judges and clorks and separate voting machines. Mrs. Henry also announced that tickets are now available for the Democratic 'tick-oil breakfast, Saturday. May 11, at Fayetteville High School from 9 to H a.m. Candidates for al major state and local races ar^ expected to attend. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for children, and may be obtained from Don MeGu're 442-6784 or Ann Henry, 44?. 8821 in Fayetleville; and Joe Reed 751-707-1 in Springdale. ' Hudson Death Ruling Due Washington County Coroner Dr. John Vinznnt Is expected lo issue a ruling later today In connection with the death of Arthur H. Hudson, 34, of 130 Harmon Ave., who was found (lead in his apartment Wednesday afternoon. Fayeltevillc police said they found Hudson lying face down, on the bathroom floor. He had apparently been dead for several days. A preliminary Investigation by Dr. Vinzant tentatively ruled out foul play in the death. Funeral arrangements will b« announced iater by Nelson's Frncral Home, Keyes Stolen SPRINGDALE--Cindy Jones, 101 Campbell St., reported tho theft of four keys from her car's glove box Wednesday. She told police the car was parked in front of her house during the day. INGRAHAM ELECTRIC ALARM CLOCK INGRAHAM Electric Alarm Clocks-choice of 4 colors in dials . . . Red, Green, Blue, Yellow. Dependable and fully guaranteed. Reg. 3.44 Sale 2.22 JEWELRY DEPT. 4 DAYS ONLY 1O CARPETS TO SWEEP YOU OFF YOURf EET! Now's the time to redecorate storting at ground-level. Wards vhqs all you're looking for in carpet selection, quality and price. We measure, deliver and install, too. (Installation extra.) HERE ARE A FEW FABULOUS SELECTIONS: 5.99 DURMONT $399 Square Yard 799. NEW HORIZONS 104% nylon pile foam backed. 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