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· Norrtrw.it ArVonrn TIMES, Sun., May 19, 1974 PAVKTTtVILLf. *«KAM»»t Directors Face Lengthy Agenda An ordinance amending General Land Use Plan Hwy. 62 west will lead off the regular Tuesday meeting of the Fayetteville Board of Directors. Also Us« 2(1. 1!"3 and d i f f e r s from the current plan in tliat it repeals the parallel access road requirements. This nclion is necessitated by be considered are: --An amendment Othcr proposed ordinances to to Ordinance 1GG1, winch would allow road must run exactly parallel to a controlled access highway.) adopted by the Board on March Meeting The People --An ordinance authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds in the amount of $30,000 for the construction of a hangar at Drake Field. --An ordinance requiring that f i r e protection sprinkler systems be installed in new buildings which are taller than a certain height. --An ordinance re?.on3ng a 1.13 acre tract of land at 2262 S. School Ave. from R-l (low density residential) to C-2 (thoroughfare commercial). The property is owned by Frank E. Ashby. --An ordinance approving the Large Scale Development Plan of Dr. J. B. Hays for property located at 2844 N. College Avc. On other matters, the Board will: -- C o n s i d e r a resolution authorizing the Street Department to perform the necessary engineering studies and prepare cost estimates for a street improvement district for Eva Avenue. --Hear a recommendation from the Street Committee concerning the continuation of the parallel access roadway west of Hwy. 71, north and south of Stearns Road. --Hear a recommendation from the Pollution Control Committee regarding possible rental of an old tin building at the old incinerator site. --Hear a request from Rober Huff for a quit-claim deed om the city for a small parcel land adjacent to Edgehill rive. -- C o n s i d e r a resolution uthorizing the mayor and City erk to execute an "Interlocal ooperation Agreement" desig- ating the Northwest Criminal ustice Planning Council as the Dr. Bob Riley, seeking the Democratic primary vote for governor, talks with some of the people whn attended a get-acquainferi-with-lhe .can didate meeting Saturday ev- ening at the Ramada Inn In Fayetteville. (TIMESphoto hy Ken Good) SLA (CONTINUED FROM PAGE 0 siege to a yellow stucco house in south Los Angeles. Asst. Police Chief Darrell Gates said police had no indication that the SLA was in Los Angeles until the sporting goods store shooting. The trio involved in the incident announced that they were SLA members and command cored three vehicles to make their getaway, setting off a massive manhunt. Asked how long three SLA members were in the house lhat was attacked Friday [light, Gates said. "Our best estimate U that it was just that day." Asked whether the Friday night Shootout that led to the tlie deaths of the fivg.would put the SLA out of operation, a police spokesman replied, "I hope." - The spokesman declined to 'speculate whether Miss Hearst, who had renounced her family and pledged allegiance to the SLA, could be with other suspected SLA members still at large. William Taylor Harris, 23; his wife. Emily, 27; and an un identified woraan liad beei .sought after the shooting at the sporting goods store Thursday. · The coroner said that whet he called the Hearst family ti tell them the news that thei: ^daughter was not one of the ;viciims. Hearst replied with burst of emotion: "Than! .God." Noguchi told newsmen durin; a 40-minute news conferencL that DeFreeze died of gunsho wounds and there was som ;possibility (hat he may hav committed suicide. "There i : that possibility, but we're no quite certain yet," he said. :' He said that DeFreeze suf fared a gunshot wound in hi ;right temple as well as severa other gunshot wounds. Noguchi said the other vie Urns all died of burns smoke inhalation. Noguchi said examination ·had also ruled out the pnss .bility t h a t the unidentifie -woman was another suspecte SLA member. Camilla Hall ; Mrs. ferry had m u l t i p l e » .shot wounds, including one (he chest and one that hit he spine. Noguchi said. Noguchi said Mrs. Perry the unidentified woman ' wer found at the back of the house near the kitchen. The othe three were found near the bath ;roorn on the opposite side of th ;frame house in South Los Ange Police Cmdr. Peter Haga h£d said earlier Saturday tha me of the bodies were further sfigured because ammunition Its they wore around their aisls exploded during the fire. John Lester, a spokesman for atricia's father. Randolph A. narst, editor and president of e San Francico Examiner, id: "Dr. Thomas Nofiuclii just lied the Hearst residence and Iked to Mr. Hearst, and he Id Mr. Hearst that they have samincd the five bodies taken om that house in Los Angeles nd the conclusion they have ached exactly is that Patty earst was net -- f repeat, was ot -- in that house yesterday." X-RAYS, DENTAL CHARTS The coroner said x-rays and ental charts were used to lake sure Miss Hearst was not jic of the dead. lie said the un- dentificd female was too badly urncd to determine height anc ·eight and [hat medical exam- ,-ienu-. were trying to identify lir'Uy.'none structure. "A police spokesman with No- uchi at Ihe news conference lid all five of the victims ap- arently were wearing ga; iasks at the time of their eaths. Nearly 500 heavily armed ccmen and federal agents par- icipatcd in the shooting -- the econd raid of the day on a sus ccted SLA hideout. No one ·as found in the first raid, bir utliorities confiscated wigs other items left behind h; the terrorists when they fled. Four.ded I960 m x. ran j.,«. ray«tt«Tine, Aft. T S*COOd C.t! Paid «! F*yetfevl;:e, An. MEMBER ASSOCIATTn PHraT" Tbe Assoiaterl Presj u «Ll;ved «- elujlrelF lo Ine Hi* (or reputation o! til local r.rx3 pr-xted b tt;i »*w»?»p«r u well u all AP £**i SCBSOUFTTOX EttaciiTt October TfT molts b? carrier ---- . flerll coyf dilly JOc, Saaltf Be ttm. Ark, Ad*Ir Co., o»u.: I moatlii · month* -_^_^^^___^__ 1 TEAR atr a OuU!4« A* I IWXlUU . H.s» . liCO Mechanical CONTINUED FHOM PAGE ONE m e c h a n i c a l harvesting o strawberries with the Arkansa: h a r v e s t e r i s economical!; 'easible when the berries ar ?rown in properly shaped bed iiicl with good cultural prac ices. 87 PER CENT Dr. Morris said that in mos lests r u n . the harvester ha oicked 87 per cent of the straw lerries but that if prope cultural prac-'Jces are used will pick 100 per cent. Proper cultural practice nclude planting the straw wrries in flat surfaced row 24 inches wide on a four foo center with proper plant popu ation. Another aid for more efficien mechanical harvesting is th use of a breed of sirawberrie developed by Dr. J. N". Moore professor of horticulture f o r e s t r y . T h e straw ijerries referred to as 5344. are firme than regular berries wit concentrated ripeness (all ripe at approximately the sanl time). A taste panel evaluatio of the 5344 berries has indicate that quality has not been sacr ficeti. F o l l o w i n g machine ha vesting, the strawberries g through a sizing and gradin machine which is a p a r t of th total system. This machin sorts the f r u i t into thre maturities based on size distr bution. The small green strav berries and the "half berries are used in a puree for stra\ berry ice cream flavorin preserves etc. The large berries are sliced and frozen. After the grading process th berries are cleaned bv anothe MOO* 01 ABTAJKT MISSED YOUR PAPER WE'RE SORRY! If you earjiot reach your TIMES carrier PHONE «2-«2U Dally 5 to 6:30 p.m. Faturuay 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday 8 to 9:20 a.m. pecialized machine. The University is also joining ands with another industry anada which has developed a pping machine to take the top ems off of the berries to omplele a total processing 'stem. "If we're going lo continue njoying strawberries, it looks e we're going to have to e c h a n i z e the processing ecause of labor,'' said Dr lorris. Picking strawberries b find is f\ difficult, stooping job nd there are not many persons ·illing to do it, he said. LABOR PROBLEM Bill Knowlton, manager o! aw product procurement o United Foods on Sodus, Mich choed Morris on the problem ibor is presenting and addei bat strawberry acreage ii Michigan is getting smalle 'ecause of the problems, K n o w l t o n. .explained tha armers "cannot supply prope ousing for the hand picker, nd that often a crew of them ,'ill come through, pick Ihe firs ipe berries and then leave fo ic crops in the north part o he state. leaving the late ipening berries unpicked, Knowlton, as did many of the ·isitors. showed enthusiasm ver the new machines. Afte vatching them fill severa 'Oxes, Knowlton said that "th quality is comparable to wha ve're getting with hand labor. The harvester is a once-ove licker which is not discrim natory about picking gree strawberries but the Depar mcnt of Agriculture is workin oti a process to ripen them fo commercial use. It was emphasized by Morr hat the total process frorr iroper planting to cleaning iccessary for efficient use he harvester. Commercial development he machine is expected to soo yc underway. The machines ar estimated to cost between $ir 11.000. It is predicted that mo: w i l l be purchased cooperatives and rented individuals for use. Springdale f CONTINUED FROM PACE ON r receiving streams had larg volujnes of water yenr-roun'~ the effluent would not have ' be as pure because a great* quantify of water can assim late a more polluted discharg than a smal! body of water. SITUATION VARIES That is why the effluent di anning ille. agency for Fayette- (TTMESphoto By Ken Good) CAR RESTS UPSIDE DOWN IN RIVER .. ,-jive passengers narrowly escape death Five Winslow Residents Hurt As Car Overturns In River --Consider several purchasing ems and award bids. The Board meeting begins at 30 p.m. in the Directors Room 1 City Hall. The public is ncouraged to attend. the immediate in the permits, harged into the Arkansas iver at Fort Smith does not ave to be as pure as the ef- uent discharged into Spring reek, Neal said. Since this rea's receiving waters are enerally small with very low ows in dry weather, the ef- uent has to be much purer Neal said a spot check above le city's discharge plant and clow it last February showed hat the released effluent ac- ually improved the water uality of Spring Creek. In order lo decrease the BOD evel, treatment of the effluent las to be increased. Increased r e fl t m e n t usually means reatly increased costs. While EPA has not specified how Springdale has to go about m e e t i n g equirements he federal agency is requiring ertiary (treatment in three Sages) treatment by July 1, 977. Several area officials also nvolvcd in obtaining discharge permits for their respective vaslewaler treatment plants lave expressed a fear that the strict standards and need for ncreased treatment will drive ndustry from Northwest Arkansas. HAVOC CRIERS Industries would be expected to pay their proportionate share of the increased treatment costs. Since not as much treatment would be needed if the nduslries located near the Arkansas River, some officials predict economic disaster to the region if the standards arc not relaxed. While he recognized this possibility, Neal sai1 he did not want to panic about this but 'nstead wanted to do the best possible and seek federal funding. He said that at a Congressional hearing on the 1972 federal law and amendments earlier this yer. Congress was earlier this year, Congress was deadline. He said he understood that Congress said it would not change the deadlines hut would ask communities to do the best they could by those dates. Technically, communities not meeting the 1977 discharge requirements can be fined 325,000 a day. City and water department officials can be j a i l e d for not meeting requirements, Neal said. "Doing the best we can is what we all want to do." Neal said. He added he did not feel EPA is being unreasonable. "The permit is unreasonable." he said, "but you're offered an Five rural Winslow residents were injured about 5:20 p.m. Saturday when their car went out of control on a steep hill, skidded 150 feet, overturned twice and landed upside down in the West Fork of White River. Stale Trooper Charles Brooks said the car was driven by R a n d a l l Robbins, 17. of Route 2, Winslow. Passengers in the c a r were Robbins' twin Brothers, James and Kelly Robbins, 11; his father, Daniel Robbins. 36 and Kenneth Sherman, 16. of Route 1. Winslow. Brooks said Ihe brakes on the car failed as young Robbins navigated a sleep hill which ends in a sharp turn to the west. He said the car landed ir about four feet of water and he injured were assisted out of the vehicle by James Lyons who lives near the scene. Randall Robbins was admitted [or observation: Daniel Robbins was being x-rayed at press time and the other three were released afler treatment. Brooks said they suffered m u l t i p l e lacerations a n d possible broken bones. Man Hurt In Bike Wreck Wild Chase Ends With Arrest Of Two At Rogers SPRINGDALE -- A wild police chase that led from Springdale to Rogers at speeds n excess of !10 miles per hour, climaxed Friday night with two aulo accidents, one involving a stolen police car. and the arrest of two Rogers men on a variety of charges. William R. Smedley. 30. and Gary W. Bolton, J5, both of Rogers were released on bonds totaling $1,416.75 Saturday. Police said the chase began at the intersection of Thompson Avenue (Hwy. 71) and Maple Street when Smedley refused to dim the lights on his car. When police attempted to stop Smedley, he pulled away, running a red light and causing several motorists to leave the road to avoid being hit by his car. The chase ended about one mile north of Lowell, inside the Rogers city limits, when Smedley attempted to pass another car on the dirt shoulder of the highway. Smedley lost control of his car, sliding across the highway, into a ditch and smashing into a culvert. According to police reports, Smedley then fled on foot, as did Bolton. a passenger in the car. EVENTS NOT CLEAR E x a c t l y what happened between that time and the time the two were apprehended is not clear, but police say they believed that Smedley ran to nearby house and talked the iwner into taking him to the Rogers Memorial Hospital for opportunity to answer it. Then a public hearing is held. After that, the municipality can appeal the EPA's decision." NOT DICTATORIAL EPA is not being "dictatorial", Neal contended. He pointed out that the permit to which he would be writing a reply is only (he proposed one. Once issued, the permit will be renewable every five years. Between renewal dates, the Water and Wastewater Depart- ·menl has to report any changes and open its facility and records to authorized inspectors at any time. Part of the problem with meeting the 1977 deadline is simply the timing itself, according to Neal. The city is just getting ready to accept construction bids on a nearly $3 million expansion to ils present vastewater treatment plant. While the expansion will mprove the current effluent realmenl, additional expansion ind improvements will be needed after the first step is completed in order lo meet federal requircmenls. Bui the cujrenl expansion program is not scheduled to be completed until early 1977. Additional work lo meet the luly, 1977 standards cannot be completed in two months. Neal noted thai the city is on Ihe priority list for the 1975 'iscal year to obtain funding in order to start a study of ways :o meet the federal standards. Once on the priority list, a city usually receives the grant, Neal said. The Tuesday night meeting was called to let the public attend and find out what is going on and how it wilt affect them personally, Neal said. He ssed hope that persons opposing the plans or the way the city's Water and Wastewater Treatment Department plans to handle the permit will attend, A man waiting to be Irealcd by doctors at Washington Regional Medical Center, apparently walked away before being x-rayed, after being injured in a bicycle accident. Fayelleville p o l i c e said Charles Malone, 38, of 1819 Janice St. was injured Saturday afternoon when the bicycle he was riding hit a hole and went 'end over end" in an alley Behind the old Howard's Discount Store al 2217 N. College Ave. Malone was laketi lo the hospital by Patrolman Don Bayles following the accident. Hospital officials said a doctor had ordered X-rays for Malone, hut orderlies who went to take him for treatment could not locate him. treatment. Police also think Bolton hid while police were chasing the two and that when they passed him in an attempt to catch Smedley, Bolton doubled back and took one of the patrol ears, which had been left with the keys in the ignition, and headed back towards Lowell. The patrol car was found a short time later in a ditch on Hwy. 264. about 11)0 yards west of Hwy. 71. Bolton was arrested while walking on Hwy. 71, just south of Hwy. 264. . Smedley was taken into custody at the Rogers hospital, where he was receiving treatment for injuries sustained in the accident. Smedley was charged with driving while intoxicated (3rd offense), possession of a More Writing Direct From Grade School EDITOR'S NOTE: Three more examples of the writing of elementary students in the cilv schools are published today in the TIMES. The trio deal with the changing seasons of the year, an idea of what it means to be a pencil sharpener and one boy s idea of what he wants to be when he grows up. Jefferson School students are the authors. PAID EVERY DAY What I want to be when I 7 want to be a baseball player because they get paid every They do so good and when they go home, they tell their wives and that's the end. Harry Clark Jr. Level 1 THE PENCIL SHARPENER Hello! I'm the class pencil- only leg screwed up to the wall, by the chalk-board. I have my olny leg screwed up to the wall. I have quite an appetite. About every fifteen minutes or so someone comes and sticks their pencil in my mouth. Then thes' turn my bifl long arm around and around. That helps chew up the pencil a lot easier. Then after 1 chew it up I drop it down deep In my big stomach. . The trash can lives right under me. Every three days I feed him my pencil shreds. I do that because every three days I get full and someone comes and takes off my big round stomach. Then they empty it in the t r a s h can. Thai's how 1 feed him. Well I got to go now someone wants to feed me. By!!! James Duell Level 4 prohibited knife was weapon found fa the large car). improper passing, flight from an officer, improper lane usage, reckless driving, disobeying a traffic signal, speeding and failure to dim headlights. Bolton. at presstime. had been charged with flight from an officer and being intoxicated in public. Helmet Stolen Gregg McGee of Route 1 told sheriff's deputies that sometime Friday afternoon someone stole a motorcycle helmet from his motorcycle while it was parked on a bridge near Baldwin. THE SEED Suddenly I felt the sensation of dropping as the wind whistled around me. Then with a jolt I hmdcd on a soft green object. A gust of wind picked me up and carried me over a stretch of darkness, and then put me clown. S'ldden'y the light disappeared. I got scared, but the wind came and carried me around. He told me a lot of things. As we passed through a bright forest we saw the colors of red. orange, yellow, and some green. lie explained the seasons, but he said he would have to leavt soon because the terrible, terrifying, North Wind would soon be here. When 1 asked who this North Wind was he refused to say anything more. But I found out. That winter I learned, but I managed... Now when I saw all those dear little seeds go I felt sorry but I knew they would make it. Gary Hepler Level 5 Bell Honored The R e v . Claiborne Bell, pastor of First United Presbyterian Church will be awarded an honorary doctor of divinity PALACE DRUG 624 W. 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