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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 18

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 10, 1974
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Arkontat lIMki, Friday, May 10, FAYCTTIVILLI AMKAMSAt Environmental Effect Of Expressway Studied Hearing Set In Teen Murder Of Younger Boy HOUSTON' (AP) -- A hearing lias been set for May 20 lo determine if a teen-ager police said decapitated a younger boy should be tried as an aduU. 1 a judge has ruled. The 15-year-old youth, whose name has not been released was ordered held for a min- mum of 10 days after a closed loor hearing before J u v e n i l e "ourt Referee Geraldinc Ten nanl. The hearing is mandatory un lor the new Texas f a m i l y code which also forbids police from releasing the name of the youtl or any details about the alleged crime. IF classified as an adult by £ juvenile court judge, the yout could be tried in the murders o Kenneth Anthony Elliott. 11 and Ronald L y n n Elliott. 12 Otherwise, he could only be ad judged to have participated i delinquent behavior and be cor fined until his 18th birthday. The body of Kenneth \va found Wednesday about a qua tor-mile from his eastern Ha ris County home and less tha 2f)0 yards from where the hue of his brother was found Nov 20. Both bodies had been mut lated. Sheriff Jack Heard decline to talk about the case but sa the suspect lived near the E liott family. These Ihree girls were curious aboul {he itossihle environmental effect of an expressway through West Arkansas and, as a result, the University of Arkansas h a s received a $15,140 grant from (he National Science Foundation for these girls and eight other students In spend t h e summer conducting "an environmental inventory of the Devil's I)cn State Park area." Left to right are Susan Huckleberry, Elizabeth Gaines and Janice Placke, all of Fayetterllle. Miss 1'lacke is student dlreclor of the project- (UofA News Service Phuto) Single Engine Plane Missing in Area HARRISON, Ark. (AP) -- A light aircraft piloted by a Mammoth Springs man is missing today. Authorities said the plane left Thaycr, Mo., at 7:30 a.m. Thursday on a flight to Fayetteville. Maj. Remmel Wilson of the Civil Air Patrol said there was no contact with the plane after takeoff. Wilson identified the pilot as Jim Miller, 40. The single-engine aircraft was not equiped with an emergency locator transmitter, and Wilson said be knew of no lead in connection with the missing plane. Mission search headquarters were set up here. M e a n w h i l e , C A P units throughout Arkansas were on standby today as they wallet: for clear weather to begin search operations. Authorities first planned to fly along the intended flight path. Wilson said he thought the pilot was the only person aboard the plane. Royal Dutch Shell Announces Profits NEW YORK CAP) -- The Royal Dutch Shell Group say? its f i r s t quarter after-tax prof its this year climbed to $728 million, an increase of 162 pe: cent over the $278 million) for last year's first quarter. In the figures released Thurs day the Netherlanris-basei group whi :h is among the to] five oil companies of the worli included the earnings of it North Amnrican subsidiaries Shell Oil, Shell Canada ant Asiatic Petroleum. Royal Dutch Shell's profit dipped slightly from the $72 million registered in last year' fourth quarter. The financial report follow similar strong first quarle showings by major U.S.-basec oil companies, which talliei profit rises ranging from 39 t 719 per cent above their figure in the year earlier period. " Three Killed Before Fire, Explosion BLOOMFIELD. N.J. CAP) -- nvestigators say a mother and wo of her daughters \vcre ludgeoned lo death some six ours before an explosion and re that struck their home ere. Killed were Patricia Ann lawley, 31, and daughters jinda. A, and Jennifer, 17 onths, Essex County Medical Examiner Edward Murray said utopsies indicated al! three ied from deep skull fractures efore the explosion, Robert Hawley, 33, returned his home Wednesday and horlly afterwards rushed out, ailing neighbors for help and rarrying his 5-year-old daugh- er Pamela. The two-family house ex iloded jnsi after he dashed ack into the building, eye v it nesses said. Pamela was in critical condition with multiple skull fractures. Her father was not seriously injured. The landlord and occupant, of he first floor apartment, Sid- iey Selip. bii, was En critical condition with severe burns received in the fire that followed he explosion. Bloomfiel'l Police Detective )aniel Chn-ello said Thursdaj hat officials have a suspect in he killings, but there have )ccn no arrests. Essex County Prosecutor Jo soph P. Lordi labeled the events a triple homicide and a attorn Died homicide. Lordi said a steel chise about 15 inches long was founc on a gas dryer in the first Floo laundry room and is believed to be the death weapon. Mrs Hawley was found next to the dryer and her hand clutched a clump of n a - r , as if she stnig gld with her attacker, he said New Director INDIANAPOLIS ( A P ) -Julie Nixon Eisenhower is on of the new directors of Curti Publishing Co. Mrs. Eisen hower, daughter of Presiden Nixon and (he wife of David Ei senhower, was elected to Ih board at a stockholders' meel ing here Thursday. She is als a $15.000 a-year associate edito for Curtis. Official Relates Argentina Kidnap Ordeal And Escape Wins Scholarship James Griffin, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Griffin, has received academic scholarships from Arkansas Tech, Rus- S f l l v i l l c and Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Okla. He plans to major in music. James has been om- ployed as a disc jockey at KKRS in Springdaie during his senior year at Fayetteville High School and is a member of (he school's Chess Club, the National Honor Society, Briar Club and t h e choir. Strauss Claims Credibility Of Nixon Gone NEW YORK CAP) -- Presi dent Nixun's credibility is 'gone for all time" with the American people, says Demo cratic national party Chairman Robert Strauss "The American public has been pushed too far," Strauss :old newsmen Thursday before party fund-raising dinne here. "They are slow to con demn and quick to forgive, hu they have teen pushed to the extent they can never believi the President." Strauss said the release las week of the dited transcript of recorded White House con vernations showed Nixon am his closest aides "totally devoii of any moral indignation or re Isiun about Die WalsrgaU jndal." In his keynote speech to more an 1.300 Democrats at the mericana Hotel. Strauss said e election of Nixon had re- lled in the "worst crisis ot jnfidence in American govern- ent in the nation's history." "It has given us ... an »d- inistralion of felons, of per- irers. of c*mspirators, of darned crooks." SVi* mfnn » mttt . 7Vi% We hat* · »artnj» and Interest rate TOOT nttfa. Fayerteville Savings Loan Association «U N. Cast ATOM NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES REUPHOLSTERY SPECIAL! SOFA $129.00 Includes Labor and Materials Choice of Naugahyde, Nylons, Herculons and Velvets Choice of Colors 3 EAST .MOUNTAIN RECOVERY ROOM Phone 521-8815 ANCON. Panama Canal Zone AP) -- "He's got a gun." houted the terrorist as Alfred A. Laun III tried Uj figure out low to operate a pistol one of his kidnapeis had put down on a table. Laun, the 36-year-old head of .he U.S. Information Service's Tfice in Cordoba, Argentina, vas shot in the abdomen, kid- laped and interrogated by left- st guerrillas, operated on and deserted in a dry riverbed, all vithin 13 hours on Friday, April 12. "I didn't feel the bullet, just great weakness," said the American from Kiel, Wis., who recovering in the Panama Canal Zone's Gorgas Hospital. Laun gave this account of his ordeal: Answering a knock at the door of his home in Cordoba, he looked through a peephole the door and saw a man in a police uniform who said he had come to check the antennae of he American's short-wave radio set. Laun opened the door, and ,he man stormed in with a drawn pistol, followed by a man with rope and another with a submachine gun. Laun sat down, then noticed one of the men had put his pis- :ol on a table and picked it up. Unable to figure out how to release the safety catch, he was struggling with the pistol when one of the guerrillas shouted a warning to his comrades and a shot rang out. HYPODERMIC NEEDLE As he lay on the floor screaming "Mo! Mo! No!" one of the men jabbed a hypotler mic needle into his thigh a n f he was plunged into a vividly colored fantasy. He was bundled into a white Dodge and lost consciousness He awoke on a cot. gagged and with his hands and feel bound. Some men came into the room, replaced Laun's gag with a black hood over his head, un tied his hands and began ques tioning him about his radio equipment and his work in Urn guay. Laun told them he was wracked with pain, that he ha( no f a m i l y and that he was pre pared to die. He said he had been a ham adio operator since he was 12, hat he had never been to Uruguay and and that all he knew f the Tupamaro guerrillas here "was what I saw is the movie 'State of Siege.' which lappens to remind me of my iresent .situation." The fi m is about the 1070 Kidnaping of Dan Mitrione, an American adviser to the Jruguayan police who was murdered by the Tupamaros. Later, Laun was dragged and carried up six or eight steps nto a room, put on an operating table, and the fantastic [reams in color began. He awoke in the back of a ruck. Then he passed out again and awoke lying out of door, alone and "comfortable." Laun heard a train whistle md believed he had been left on a railroad track. But he said le had become fatalistic and didn't try to move. A few min- ites later iie heard the voices if passersby who found him vith tattles of plasma alongside and a note telling of the corrective surgery the guerrillas had performed on him. PRE-SEASON AUTO AIR CONDITIONING AND SHOCK SALE Your Form Service Cooperative will check and servict your outo air conditioner for the small sum of $7.50, plus freer* used. This deal applies to all makes and models. 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