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· NotthwMl Arkansas TIMES, Toes., May 21, 1974 FAYITTtVlllt, ARKANSAS Area News Briefs nnnnnnii n HIIIIIIIIIII 11 HI n IIMIIIIIBIHH n n Theft Reported Bill Edwards of the Niblock Trailer Park told Fayetteville police t h a t sometime during the !;i5t week, his t r a i l e r was entered and a stereo a m p l i f i e r , turntable, two speakers, some wiring and a clock radio were taken. Police said a window on the east side of the trailer was broken to gain entry. Motor Stolen Tommy Layer told Fayctte- ville police thai a trolling motor, valued at S225. was taken from a boat parked at Layer's Gulf Station, 831 S. School Ave.. Sunday night. Habitual Criminal Charges Filed Against City Man David Strode. 19, Route 6, Fayetteville, was charged in Wsishiimton Circuit Court Friday with possession of stolen property and also as an Foods and George's Feed companies in Springdale. Strode vas sentenced to five years for an assault with a hal. porty bilual criminal. S t r o d e is accused of possessing tires wheels belonging and to mag Ralph Wohlford, who lives west of the Johnson store. According to Deputy Prosecutor Ron McCann. the items were taken from Wohlford on April 57 and were received at the C. and S Pawn Shop in Springriale the next day. The habitual criminal act New Park Open With members of » Sherman Lollar baseball team looking on, Mayor Russell P u r d y , light, and Carldean Strange, president of the Sherman Lollar League, porfnnm ribbon cutting ceremonies al (he new Babe Ruth Park at the Industrial Park. (TIMESphoto hy Ken Good) Guarantee (CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1) sion was to obtain ?:ilsbcrg's psychiatric case file. in the letter, dated April 29. Nixon said he considers leaks of security information such as the Pentagon Popers study "most critical to the national security of the United Stales and it was my intent, which 1 believe I conveyed, lhat the fullest authority of the Presi : dent under the Constitution and the law should be used if necessary to bring a halt to these disclosures." Gesell said he wasn't convinced national security was an issue in Ihe case or lhat it gave the government a right "to bust inlo somebody's house and steal their papers." Two Injured In Wreck Al Parking Lot Two persons were slightly injured in a two vehicle acci . dent Monday afternoon or · North College Avenue at the south entrance at the K-Mar · parking lot at 3055 N. Collegi Sarah E. Evans, 19, of Hinds · ville was treated and releasec . at Washington Regional Medica Center. Her husband; Cheyenne - E v a n s . 18, also of Hindsville ~did not require treatment. Evans told Fayelteville polio that he was driving a motor cycle north on College Avcmn when a car pulled oul of the ; parking lot into his path. Evan said he swerved to avoid hiltiiu the car and lost control of the motorcycle. Police said th -; motorcycle did not hit the car. '· The driver of the car. Con - " d a c e A. Buchanan. 19. of 2(1 S. Willow Ave. reportedly let - the scene of the accident : ; \ v a s arrested a short time late : · al licr home after a witncs '·'. to the accident gave the licens ". number of her car to polici .·She was charged with h a v i n ···; no driver's license and leavin '··the scene of an accident. i; Miss Buchanan told polic ^'·i'nal she had pulled oul of th Sparking lot, t h i n k i n g t r a f f i c wa .clear, when she saw the moto % -cycle. She said she stopped and Xthen \\ent home after scein" "-Evans get up from the pave- .ment. Obituary nnitniininiunnniuiniiuiiiiiuiiiiiuiiiinniiiiin^ Radio Stolen E. F. Whitchurch of Haskell Heights told Fayetteville police that sometime Monday bis home was entered and a transistor radio and two pins were taken. Police s a i d there were no signs of forced entry. Jewelry Stolen Charla Anderson, 318 W. Spring St., told Fayetteville police thai a watch and a pearl necklace had been either losl or stolen early fialurday morning while she was at Ihe Library on West Dickson Street. calls for an additional miriu- mum sentence to be tacked onto :he stalutory minimum of any charge should a person be found guilty or plead guilty to a third felony chorge. Washington County juries have found Slrode guilty of two assault with intenl to kill charges growing out of Inci dents Dec. 7 and 8 at Tyson's knife on lames Ilamblin of Springdale and to seven years for an assault with a shotgun on Harvey Hinshaw, also of Springdale. Slrode is free on appeal bond on Ihe Iwo convictions pending an appeal to the state Supreme Strode also has been charged in Washington Circuit Court with grand larceny in the theft of a truck and in the theft of a television set in 1973. The auto theft charge was reduced to a misdemeanor and Strode spent 90 days in the county jail. Tht second larceny charge never came lo trial. In 1972, Slrode was charged with assault with intent to kill, but the case was dropped when a wilness failed to appear for trial. Strode has not yet been arrested on the charge. Three Charged In Burglary Of Two Stores SPRINGDALE -- Three Oklahoma persons were arrested early today and charged with two counts each of burglary and grand larceny after police apprehended two men inside Sunset Drug and one woman in a car parked outside the store. Sara Keeton, 27, of Villa, Okla., Johnny Boy Clark, 29, and Johnny Denver McGowen, 30. both of Oklahoma City, are being held on $5,000 bond each at the Springdale City Jail. Police said, officers were dis tched to Sunset D r u g , 1211 MRS. EFF1E TILTON | Mrs. Effie Mae Tilton, 63, of' nrminglon, died Monday at a 'ayettevillc hospital- She w a s orn Oct. 27. 1910 in Mulberry, daughter of Jerry a n d ivana Smith SmiU. Survivors are two sons, ,yndon Tilton of Farmington iid Jack Holder of Fayetle- ille- two daughters. Mrs. arbara Shepherd of Farlington and Mrs. Dixie Taylor Fayetteville: two sisters. Irs. Elecla Edwards and Mrs. lallie Cunningham, hnlh of lulberry; 15 grandchildren and ic greal-grandchild. Funeral service will be at 2 .in. Thursday in the chapel of 'elson's Funeral Home with urial in Prairie Grove Ceme- ery. MRS. IDA SHARP Springdale -- Mrs. Ida June lharp, 78. of Springdale died Jonday in Springdale Memorial lospilal. Born Oct. 13. 1895 in .ilent Grove, the daughter of Villiam and Piety Lane King, was a member of ihe Silent Grove Baplisl Church. Plea CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONT, ·ille; three brothers, Eddie o! Fayetteville and Jessie and John, both of Cenlralia. 111.; one sisler. Mrs. Viola Lawso'n o' Cenlralia; his parenls. o: Grenada. Miss, and one grand daughter. Funeral-service a n d b u n a will be fn Grenada. Miss. The body will lie in stale until ! j.m". today at Nelson's Funera Home in Kayetteville. Police Hunt Gangs Following Shootout LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Police arc seeking members o I w o Louisville mo tor eye. gan^s involved i n a barroon Shootout...that left three me d e a ti and one seriousl wounded. Officers said Monday that a pickup order was issue for ail members of the Outlau and the Iron Horsemen. Homicide Sgt. Eti Merqp said the incident occurred who about a dozen men believe members of the Outlaws terpfl a bar Monday night. l\ said a fist fight broke out whc '· C i r c u i t Judges M a u p i n i t h e y began i n q u i r i n g o f person " C C u m m i n s s of the Fourth · at booths and tables, "Are yo '. * Judicial "District and Chancellor a member of the iron Hors '.-'Thomas F. Butt of the Thir'" teenth " * attend Cummings, Butt To Attend Seminar men? Chancery District will Moments later. 10 to 12 sho a "Seminar on Evi- were fired and a group of th '"der.cre" sponsored by the State men involved in the shootir '-Judicial Council of Arkansas fled in a waiting car. Mcrci · " a n d the Judicial Department on said. Survivors are the husband, illiam Wilson Sharp of the me; four sons. Frank of Sati :arcos, Tex.. Howard of Wat- mville, Calif., A. B. of Dal,s, Tex. and Billy Joe of Coras C h r i s t i , Tex.; a aughler, Mrs. Jesse Craft Marshall, Tex.; Iwo sis- ·rs.'Mrs. Margaret .1 o n e s of ocatcilo, Idaho and Mrs. Sadie orncr of Fresno, Calif.; six Tire Stolen SPRINGDALE --: A spare tire and wheel w e r e stolen from Harvey Bowman's car parked in the driveway at his home nn Maria Street. Bowman tok: police the tire and rim w-ere stolen within the past month. He did nol know exactly when the theft occurred since he car is seldom driven. The missing tems were valued at $50. Newsmen Back Farr In Refusal To Reveal Confidential Sources LOS ANGELES (AP) -Three lop newsmen, including anchorman Walter Cronkite, have testified that reporter William Farr's refusal to identify confidential sources of a Manson murder trial story is an action necessary for freedom of the press. randchildren and randchildren. Funeral service four great- be at 30 p.m. Wednesday al Sisco uneral Chapel with burial in luff Cemetery. ·MRS. MARY ALICE GIBSON Springdale -- Mrs. Mary .lice Gibson. 92, of Springdale led Monday at Springdale lemoi'ial Hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1881 aughlcr of Springdale, Frank P. Ihe and latilda Hartley Kclley, she was member of Baptist Church. Survivors are the Elmdale a son, Lee of Springdale; a daughter, Mrs. iruce Vaughan of Springdale; liree grandchildren and three ^real-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at p.m. Wednesday at Sisco Fu- icrai Chapel with burial Friendship Cemetery. Trash Fires SPRINGDALE -- Two fires i t r a s h cans are believed to lave been set by c h i l d r e n Monday evening, the fire depar- mnt said today. Responding to fire alarm behind the Safe- vay Store, firemen founrl the trash barrel bad been set ablaze. Youngslcrs were t h e n seen running behind the Church of Christ on Robinson Lane. Upon nvestigation, another fire was 'ound i n a trash barrel belonging to a church. Home Vandalized SPRINGDALE Mrs. L. D. Cheyenne front and side windowE of her home were was last They testified at a court hearing in the Farr case. An olher journalist, Pulilzer Prize winner Gene Miller of the Miami Herald, is scheduled to take the stand today. Superior Court Judge William H. Levit has said he will hear rguments from attorneys be fore deciding whether Farr should be jailed again in an ef 'ort to make him reveal hit sources. Cronkite. man, lold the CBS anchor . the judge Monday that Farr is acting in the bes tradition of journalism and " should Ihink lhat any journalis orth his salt would hold to his confidence." He added thai if Farr wen forced to name his source, "1 Blackshear, 1112 Trail, reported Ihe side windows of her spray-painled while she away for several days week. Neighbors lold police Ihe incident occurred the night of May 18. Mrs. Blackshcar noted that her property has been van- in O. R. SCOTT Springdatc -- 0. B. Scott, GO. if Springdale. died Monday in he local hospital. Born Jan. 28, 014 at Cove, the son of Robert Sluford and Cora Gorman Scott, he was a Baptist. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Oleta Williams Scott of the ·tome; Ihree sons. and Stanley, both of Springdale and the Rev. Darwin Scott of Pales- line. Tex".; one daughter. Mrs. Jerry Burnetl of Roundficlri, Tex. and seven grandchildren. Funeral service w i l l be at p.m. Thursday at Sisco Funeral Chapel with burial in the Fairview Memorial Gardens. several times in the dalized past. New Position Set The Fayetteville Youth Center and Boys Club board of directors have announced the opening of a new staff position according to Dale Clark, director. The position will be an aquatic director who will coordinate and conduct all swimming activities at the Youth Center. Applicants must have experience in teaching and coaching Poll Says People Believe Dean Instead Of Nixon NEW YORK (API -- Pollste Louis Harris says a nationwir survey of 1,555 adults shows per cent of the nation believe charges by John W. Dean IF that President Nixon kne 1 about the Walergale coverup. Thirty per cenl of those qui ried on May 7 and 8 did no believe Ihe former White Hous counsel's allegations, Harr said Monday. Harris said ould be another nail in the offin of freedom of speech and ress. It's thai serious." Farr, 36, who has served 46 ays in jail for refusing lo a_n- wer questions of Manson trial udge Charles H. Older, con- ends that no length of time in ail will force him to break the of confidentiality -he patched to Sunset D r u g , 12 W. Sunset Ave., after the burglary alarm sounded. Pry marks were found on the back doors of the drug store and the Miracle Beauty Salon -- located next door to the pharmacy. Police then noticed Miss Keeton asleep in a car parked behind the building. Investigating further, officers saw two trash cans stacked together and decided to enter the drug store, The two men were caught inside the building. Entry into the drug store and the beauty salon was through the air conditioning vent on the roof of each business. Inside the drug store, several cartons and packages of cigarettes were found sacked. These together with sackcd-up clothing ac cessories were valued at nearly Youth Charged SPRINGDALE - Philip Victor Brazeal, 19. KO Barton St., Kayetteville,. was charged with possession of a controlled substance early today after police stopped his car and noticed a marijuana pipe ui the car's ashtray. According to police reports, the arresting officers removed :he pipe from the vehicle and asked Brazcal if he · had any more marijuana in the car Brazeal gave police a small amount of marijuana which was sitting on the car's console, officers said._ ELECT BILL MURRAY SHERIFF For Washington Co. nit (or by Cilltem tor Mumr onmmltle*, Melvin Palmer, Chairman $900. A stack of blank checks, check protector and an addirtf machine were found moved from their places. Outside the beauty salon, several pieces of clothing were the as some Gunmen Release Hostages Unhurt GOTE;BORG. Sweeten (AP -A youth armed with a submachine gun released five women hostages apparently unharmed and surrendered to police early today. Accompanied by the women, the unidentified gunman walked out of the drugstore where he was holding the hostages and was bundled inlo a police car. knowledge of pool maintenance, hold a currost WSI. and have the ability to supervise a staff. A degree in physical education of recreation is preferred. More information may be obtained by calling the Fayetteville Youth Center. Prichard Charged Donald Prichard, 18, Route 2. West Fork, was charged Monday in Washington C i r c u i t Court with burglary and grand felt Dean "has truthful about the Watergate cover-up t h a n President Nixon" by a 45 to 32 per cent margin, with 23 per cent undecided. Dean was a government witness at the criminal conspiracy [rial of former Ally. Gen. John N. Mitchell and ex - Commerce Secretary Maurice H. Stans. Fifty-two per cent of Harris' sample said they were "unshaken in their estimate of Dean's veracity" alter Mitchell and Stans were acquitted. Twenty six per cent felt Dean's credibility declined and 22 per cent wero. not sure. Only 28 per cent of those polled accepted Nixon's claim that edited White House tapes prove Dean was guilty of improper and illegal acts. Forty six per cent said they did no believe Nixon and 26 per cent were unsure. romise ave to his sources. He has nid they were two Mansion ·ial attorneys, but has not dentified them further. Cronkite said he would advise my reporter to go to jail -- .hough "it sounds like martyr- lorn" -- rather than violate a iromise of secrecy. He said hat, only with such promises an newsmen frequently ferret jut corruption and crime \vhich might be otherwise hidden. "This is so fundamental to our system that I cannot see mw our system can function vithout it," Crpnkile said. "I .hink we are going to get much 'airer justice in this country by protecting freedom of the iress." NBC-TV White House correspondent Tom Brokaw told Lc- vit lhat a decision by Farr now to violate his promise "would lave an effect of avalanche proportions" on journalism -"I think the profession of journalism is counting a great deal on Bill Farr." Farr, testifying in his own de fense, told the judge. "I think that if sources see that a re porter only says he will go to jail, and then he yields, the ten dency of sources will be to say 'Well', reporters only talk tha game; they don't really mean it.' " Another witness, Los Angele Times Washington correspond ent Jack Nelson, said the bul of his confidential sources in eluding members of the House Judiciary Committee handling the impeachment inquiry -- are respondents ependent on confidentiality, been more "In Washington today, you could not do investigative re- lorting if you could not deal I'ith confidential sources," Nelson said. Deputy County Counsel William Stewart, represcnt- ng Judge Older, sought to rove that the witnesses were incouraging a commission of a crime. He said the two attorneys who gave Farr i n f o r m a violated a court - imposed f o u n d . Approximately $600 worth of wigs were found sacked up inside the salou. police said. The cash register and a d d i n g machine inside the salon had been moved from their places. People Helping People Directors of Funeral Service Services: KARBOWSKI, Mrs. Hazel Alma -- Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. Chapel of Nelson's F u n e r n l Home. Father Milton R. Langc off i c i a t i n g . Interment, Calvary C e m e t e r y , Omaha Nebraska. WILLIS, Rw*«veK -Being returned to Grenada, Mississippi for services and interment. riLTON, Mrs. Effie MM -Thursday 2 p.m. C ha pel of Nelson's Funeral Home. Rev. Harold C.ile officiating. Interment Prairie Grove Cemetery. HELP STAMP OUT STRANGERS None are quite so «lon« »» the stranger In town, or the newcomers to th* neighborhood. Remember your l»st mow you felt at the moving van pulled away... how you more than halt wished you'd never come? Spar* your new neighbors feelings such as tfies*. Let theWelco me Wagon Hostess bring greetings and gifts to make them feeiat home. Help stamp out strangers. Call Welcome Wagon today at Phone 443-5438 er 442-8111 WELCOME MCWCOMEIW Ut» Wilt coupon to HI IU know you're her*. Him. Addrm City ( I pktaM hava IK* W.kom» Wagon HMIMI call on wo. { I I' would llfca to iub«cr«bt to the N.W. Ark. TIMES ( | I alroady onoicriba lo UM TIME!. Fill oat tlw coupon and mall lo TIME*. Box D, FayrttnlDa, ArK. larcenv. Prichard heft of five tape players. sorbers and a seat belt-harness from Hatfield-Pontiac company on April 29. Prichard is free on $2,500 ond from the Washington County jail. : - M a y 293! at the Arkansas Bar Mercer identified those killed .Officers said the man was lak- ; Center in Little Rock. '·* James Lcc Wallace, alias Ion to police headquarters. '.'- The seminar is part of Ihe James Lee Jordan. 30, n o ' a d - The youth entered the store . . , "pronram of Continuing .Indicia'. I dress given: Gnry Wayne Kind- E d u c a t i o n conducted hy t h e ; a l l . in his 20s. of Crestwooti J u d i c i a l Department with funds |Ky., and Kenneth p. Nail, 27 ; provided by ihe A r k a n s a s [of Shcpherdsvilie. Ky. - C o m m i s s i o n on Crime and Law j -- -- ; Enforcement and the Highway · Safety A d m i n i s t r a t i o n . in downtown Gotcborg on Monday. He took seven women clerks hostage, but police said two escaped during the night. Police had quickly sur ] rounded the building but de- . a? x. TJ*I i Tf. rayrtt*Tll. Art. rrrtn mulshed dail? «=a fistir « January 1. Joiy i. Tbar.tsrivjz . P»!3 at Flyef.ev'Jle. Art. MEMBFK ASSOCIATED The AjsodaUJ Press Is « all local c«ws printed tr, th:« er u well M *'.! AP f»wi SUBSCRIPTION KATT3 E/sctive o^.cft-r 1. 1373 B*D« DeETver? ftr raonta by carrier liztf. copr daily IGc, Smdaf la W«shlBftoa, Bectoa, uadljoo On. irt. idail CO., O»U.: I months _^^__^___^_ ! · mar.lha 1 TEAR O mm hcflol Ootfltfe ftbovl eoacEefli I nantai ,--. · montbi i TBJLK B.3 So 1S.OO 30.OT . HSO UM tu- tun. BcwournoM rtntmi* a imiscm · Gives Credit TULSA. Okla. A P ) District Court Judge Raymond!through the store Graham believes in g i v i n a i t h e officers, credit w h e r e it is due. "I The youth originally de The mother of a man accused manded the release of three cided to try to outlast the gun I m a n . who fired several rounds windows at of possessing f i r e a r m s broke into loud prayer in Graham's courtroom Monday when he dismissed, (he charsre. "Thank you. Jesus...Thank you. Lord." she said. "\ot meaning to be sacrilegious," said Graham quietly. "My name is not's the Lord Graham." And he added. "The high court in Denver (10th U.S. Cir cuit Court me do it." of Appeals) made MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If you cannot reach yoar TIMES carrier PHONE 4«-62« Daily 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday 8 to 9:30 a.m. accused in the Lear Jet stereo tsvo shock ah' Linens Stolen SPRINGDALE -- L i n e n s valued at $81 was stolen from a motel room at the Heritage Inn on Hwy. 68 west Sunday night or early Monday morning, police said today. Motel employes told officers t w o bedspreads, t h r e e hand (owels, four pillows, a n d two blankets were taken from a rented room. Death Prediction CHICAGO (AP) -- The Na tional Safety Council estimate: ·150 to 550 persons will die 01 the nation's highways during the Memorial Day weekend, the lowest estimate in eight years. Council President Vincent Tofany said Monday the estimate was based on lower driving speeds. The weekend officially begins at 6 p.m. Friday and extends through midnight Monday. Tofany said at least 125 lives could be saved if motorists "took the time to buckle their seat belts." He said between 21.000 and 26.000 people w i l l suffer disabling injuries during the period. gag order. But Cronkite, Brokaw and Nelson said ihe gag order does not cover reporters and it is a matter for attorneys to decide whether they are in violation. Long Charged Lloyd Dean Long, 17. Springdale was charged Monday in Washington Circuit Court with possession of stolen property. Long is accused of possessing two tires stolen f r o m Ralph Wohlford of Johnson, on April 28. Long was arrested by Springdale police on April 28 and is f r e e on bond pending arraignment. ,. our sincere desire is to serve with painstaking consideration of the smallest detail. «-V j ' I'^iJt i NATIONAL SELECTED MORTICIANS MOORE'S CHAPEL m ·? MNDAU ROBWTS criminals for the \yorneri's freedom and told police he would kill the hostages if the police tried lo overpower him. Enticed lo give up during an hour-long conversation with a police superintendent, the gun man led the women from the building after surrendering his gun to the police. The man told police that as ransom, he wanted revenge for the failure of a bank holdup in Stockholm last September, instead of money. He demanded the release of bank robbers Jan Olsson and Clark Olofsson, who held four people hostage in a bank vault for 32 hours b e f o r e police drilled their way in, freed the captives and arrested the men. Both were sentenced to prison recently. The g u n m a n also demanded the release of K a r j Pauksch. a West German serving an eight- year sentence for drug smuggl- H* HARD of HEARING? Mr. Grabam Meadville, Certified Hearing Aid Audiologist, who has serviced Ihis area for over II years, will hi in Faretteville at the Townhouse Mofel, 215 North College Ave., Thursday, May 23, 1974 -- 1-5 p.m. to demonstrate the latest Zenith and Radioear Hearing Aids "Living Sounds" HEARING AIDS 10% Discount on Batteries, Repair* and Service- All Makes Fort Smith, Arkansas BETTER HEARING AIDS, INC. ·15 Garrison Ave. Phone 785-9850 Citizens of Fayetteville who are interested in working for a proposal to preserve the OLD POST OFFICE for a City HaH ore urged to attend a PUBLIC MEETING at the Central Fire Station on Wednesday, May 11, at 8:00 p.m.

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