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NorhSwwt ArtmfMM TIMK, Friday, May 24,1974 I Local Bicentennial Steering Committee Begins Planning A iteering commute* lo r a museum-like edifice untilizing establish a Fayellevllle Bicentennial Commission and initiate plans for local observances of the nation's 20Mh birthday was formed Thursday. V The steering committee i« composed of Bob McKlnney, Judge Vol Lester, Tod W.vlie. Blair Hart, Dale Christy, Morris Collier, John I. Smith, Dr. Dwain E. Manske, Dr. W. W. Grigorieff and Mrs. Elaine Walker of the Northwest Arkanas Planning Commission. This group will serve as a nucleus and others be added solar energy. Plans for tlie l a t ter will be developed through inter-departmental cooperation this summer. Olher plans include preparation of tapes by the music department highlighting Ih music of the past In the Ozarks and tenlalivc plans or programs on folklore hislory, and debates ot 200 years ago. Dr. John L. Ferguson, slate Bic to form the commission. Suggestions for local obervances are welcomed before concrete plans for definite projects arc developed. Ttie meeting w a s called by Bob McKtnney, who heads the Lions Club committee designated by the Fayetleville Board of Directors as the bicentennial Initating group. PROJECTS UNDERWAY Dr. Hart, bicentennial chairman for the University of Arkansas, and Dr. Grigori*ff explained projects which are al- readv underway and planned at the. University. Both discussed the importance of the Community and the University working together in the observances. The UA projects include a summer-theater camp at Marble Falls and construction of Nixon Expected To Sign Bill. On Artifacts WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Ninon is expected to sign today a bill that could delay any federal construction project until artifacts on the site are recovered. The new law puts Ihe power of the federal government behind efforts to salvage arch- ·ological, historical or scientific ·rtifacts that could be lost forever because of earth-moving projecls. The legislation allows a federal agency involved in a con- itruclion project to use up to one per cent of the money appropriated for the project to salvage any such data. In addition, Congress authoi ized an appropriation of $6 million over live years to salvage artifacts on property owned by private organizations or private citizens. Another $13 million was aulhorized to finance recovery of artifacts from any building project paid for in whole or part by the federal government. The secretary of Ihe interior is empowered by the new law to coordinate the survey-and- ·alyage notified facts might exist in a construction-project corridor, he would have 60 days--or whatever time he and the federal agency involved might agree on--to begin Ihe recovery work. ' Rep. Harold Johnson, D--Ca Ef., said historians estimate . . , c h a i r m a n of Ihe Bicentennial Commission, through a telephone conversation during the meeting, outlined the plans and projects in the slalc. THRBE CATEGORIES He emphasized thai projects determined by various parts of (he stale will fall inlo one or more of the three categories. These are heritage, festival and horizons. The observances will not be a large national- oriented celebration but prelly much up to each community lo determine what, they wanl lo do. Ferguson told the group lhat in Arkansas programs have already been planned by Hoi Springs. Arkansas County, Stuttgart, Texarkana, Helena and Desha County. Ideas discussed for local pro- lectj Included continuation of :he restoration of the court- louse ,the Ridge House, a n d establishment of a register of historic sites all of which are already underway. Also suggested was emphasis on the educational heritage of the area, the Butterfield S t a g e and the "Adoption of a Grandparent plan for students at the University and in secondary schools. Approximately $200,000 has been allocated to the slate for development of projects during the three years of the bicentennial. The group will meet again at 4 p.m. June 6 to complete formal organization of Uie commission. Prohibition Of Guns To All But Police Proposed BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Police Commissioner Robert diGr- azia has proposed a nationwide prohibition on handguns for everyone except police officers. "The handgun is the tool of the violent criminal. It is made lo kill. It has no constructive purpose," riiGrazia told a civic club meeting Thursday night. His proposal, which he said was supported by eight of the 32 big city police chiefs who met in San Francisco last week, would ban the m a n u f a c - ture, distribution, sale, ownership and possession of hand guns for everyone except po- Ice--including the military, "I am not so presumptuous as lo believe that my voice will make a difference." the commissioner said. "But I will not stand silent when, since 1962, of the 10 Boston- police offi- :ers who have been killed have seen murdered with handguns, and 16 of the 17 who have been wounded have been shot with handguns." DiClrazla said that 27 persons arc killed with h a n d g u n s each day In the United States. About 2.5 million handguns are sold in this country each year, 500,000 are stolen and 12,000 are lost, he said. NWARPC Clarifies Terminology In Thursday Night Meeting SPRINGDALE -- Because some confusion arose over the use of the word "public" in the Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission's (N- WARPC) Land Resource Management Plan, the commission clarified the "open space" category in the plan at its regular meeting Thursday. NWARPC director. K e n Riley told the commission that many persons have contacted the agency about the map for the Land Resource Management Plan which referred to open space lands as public lands. On the map, some areas designated as open space are privately o w n e d , as in the Ozark National Forest. Although the intent of the Deadly Sidewalk Superintendents Boxes ol dynamite and blasting cap* rest casually on a sidewalk overlooking Razor- hack Stadium Thursday be- tore city police complained to University authorities, causing removal al the explosives. A spokesman for Brehnan- Boyd Construction Co. s a i d today the explosives were re- moved hy truck, cither to Fort Smith or IMcClinton Brothers magazine al Johnson. (TIMESphoto hy Ken Good) program. After being that significant arli- that nearly half eological sites the arch- thc United. States will be destroyed during the next 25 years. " The new law, which the Senate approved without debate or dissent on May 22, 1973. exempts emergency projects, such as preventive or cleanup measures relating to a natural disaster. Candidates File Campaign Finances ·""UTTLE ROCK (AP) -- David A. Slewart of Danville, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 3rd Congressional District seat, has received $25,918 for his campaign. .That information was con- ·tained in a financial report :filed Thursday with Ihe secretary of state's office. . Another 3rd Dislricl Congres sional candidate, James A Scanlon of Greenland, said he had received $8.836 and hac spent $6.074 through May 16 His campaign receipts include $4.500 in bank loans. . Stewart said he had spent $24.186 of the $25,918 he had received. The report said $12,500 of the receipts were in bank loans. Another c a n d i d a t e in lhat race, Bill Clinton of Fayetle- ville. said Wednesday he had received $36,054 and had spent $-34.465. African Drums Beat At Cinque Burial Rites CLEVELAND. Ohio (AP) -To Ihe beat of African drums, a terrorist leader was carried to his grave here. Ihe aims and ideals of his fledgling revolution still as much a mystery as the man himself. He was Donald David DeF- reeze. perhaps better knwon as General Field Marshal Cinque ot the Symbionesc Liberation Army. He died last Friday in a furious gun battle with hundreds of police officers who surrounded an SLA hideout in Los Angeles. Five of his comrades died wilh him. Police say now he probably committed suicide. No national revolutionary leaders attended DeFreeze's funeral Thursday, although his brother, Delano DeFreeze. had called on them to come. Bui the SLA leader's divorced wife. Gloria, their six children, and his mother. Mary, all were Ihere, along with seven brothers and sisters who grew up with him in a middle class community here. A representative of the House of Wills funeral home estimated about 1,000 people attended Ihe chapel service or wailed oul- side for a glimpse of Ihe coffin afler the half-hour ceremony. At a graveside news conference. Delano DeFreeze characterized his brother as a revolu- lionary leader who died for his ideals. He added: "My fallen brolher died for a nation. Thai nation mighl not exist yet, but it will. Faubus Promises To End Public School Violence LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Former Gov. Orval E. Faubus promised Thursday to end violence, robberies and drug pushing in public schools if he Is elected governor. He said he had received numerous reports of gang beatings, drugs and armed robberies in schools in the Litlle Rock area. It has become so bad that Man Relates His Experience With 23 Minute Death M A M A R O N E C K , NY. (AP)--"I've been I've come back." there, and Police (CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1) are the last SLA members it seeks. Meanwhile, one of Miss many students have dropped out of school because of the dangers and the waiting lists at private schools are growing, Faubus alleged in a televised address. He earlier had proposed to provide specially trained moni tors to handle disciplinary problems in public schools. Faubus said he would continue prison reform, which he said actually had been started in his administration. He said he would try to provide individual cells for Inmates at slate prisons. Most prison inmates now live in barracks. Faubus spent much of tbe .clecast recounting tbe construction at the state institutions, the parks and roads that were built and Hie programs that were begun or ex panded during his 13 years in Lhe governor's office. Victor Solow was speaking of death. For 23 minutes after suffering a heart attack, Solow was dead. The 56-year-old producer of documentary films liked to boast that he had never been sick a day in his life. Then at 10:52 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, he collapsed of a heart attack while driving his car. For a.m. when his body was jolted the next 23 minutes, until 11:15 by electric shocks at U n i t e d Hospital, Solow had no measurable pulse, no heart activity, and no vital signs. In a tape-recorded story he calls his "Death and Resurrection," Solow has related in his words his strange ex- ice. The story was pub- in a four part series by 10-member Westchester Hearsts' alleged vicitims testified for an hour Thursday as a federal grand jury opened its investigation of an April 15 SLA bank robbery in San Francisco. Police said Thomas Matthews, 18, was held captive for 12 hours last week by Miss Hearst and the Harrises when the three became involved in an al leged shoplifting attempt at a suburban Los Angeles sporting goods slore. . A source close to the investi gation said Matthews was "good witness." Authorilies say he lold them that Misis Hears declared she was a voluntary participant in the bank robbers in which two persons wer wounded. Greece Opposes Turks Drilling In Aegean Sea WASHINGTOM (AP) -- The United States could find itself caughl between two of its NATO allies if Turkey tries to drill for oil in Ihe Aegean Sea. Pentagon sources said Greek military officers, expecting Turkish oil exploration efforts, have said Greece might fight to defend wbat it considers its oil rights there. 11 appeared My brolher's dealh and the funeral with all the people that came has shown unity. I will take up the banner now: here I am. I will do the best I can for the people. The people will direct me in what cause I will go after, but definitely the SLA shall not die." i U . , to *· mt lot Oar, at ta tocu wm pnzM B aa SSS5. * "* " "" ** *** Hope Newspaper Endorses Riley HOPE, Ark. (AP) -- The Hope Star has endorsed Lt. Gov, Bob Riley for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Tuesday's primary. Riley is opposed by David Pryor and former Gov. Orval E. Faubus. The Star said in an editorial Thursday lhal Pryor "shoulders a heavy liability because of his endorsement and financial support by organized labor." "The alternative -- Orval Faubus -- is an even worse prospect." Ihe editorial said. The editorial said the real danger in labor's endorsement of Pryor is that Arkansas "tra dilionally reacts against Big la bor in slale politics, and if Ihe endorsement boomerangs...this agricultual state might well bring down on its collective beads the ultimate disaster -returning Orval Faubus to the executive mansion." the Greek officers hoped these warnings will impel the United States to intervene diplomatically and dissuade the Turks from exploring for oil in the Aegean. If an armed clash should develop, the sources said, the Greeks indicated they are counting on the United States to prevent it from ballooning into a major war. There have been a number of reporls of Greek mililary actions, but U.S. officials are uncertain whether these were serious preparations or demonstrations. TWICF, BEFORE Twice before, in the 1960s, the United Stales came close to direct involvement in Greek- Turkish feuding over Cyprus. But on both occasions the crises eased. Since then, the Uniled Slales has been lalking up the importance of the Turkish and Greek navies working together in helping shield NATO's southern periem lished the Rockland Newspapers group. "I was driving and had just stopped for a red light," he recalls. "Then calmly but with great surprise," picks up his wife. Lucky, "he turned to me and said, Oh, Lucky, I..' As swiftly as Ihe expiration of a breath, he seemed to settle down in his seat with all his weight." she said. "Even his head remained almost erect but his eyes opened wide like one utterly astonished aboul an unexpected, strange transcendence. But I knew instantly he could neither hear nor see me. '· "I pulled on the emergency brake and turned off the ignition, incoherently talking and pleading with him to hang on. that he was going to be fine. He uttered not a sound." Mrs. Solow sought help and Frank Colangelo telephoned police from a nearby gasoline station. An officer arrived quickly _nd began massaging Solow's heart, and this was continued after the arrival of an ambu' lance manned by five trained volunteers. 11 look Solow to Uniled, where the staff had been alerted by radio to the emergency. "The patient w a s dead by available standards," Dr. Harold Roth recounted. "In other words, there was no measurable pulse, no heart activity, he was not breathing and he appeared to bave no vital signs whatever." A cardiac monitor was put into action. Intravenous medication was begun. Pure oxygen was supplied through a tube. Electric shock was begun, the Futures Open On A Higher Note NEW YORK AP) -- Cotton Tut itrc s No 2 we re high er a much as $1.50 bale in early dealings today. Some short cov ering after Thursday's declim brought about moderate gE,in: early in the session. Rains return to the Texa high plains areas are e.xpectei to continue today, but skie were fair to partly cloudy ove most of the Mississippi Delta the National Weather Servic said. Fulbrigh! Endorsed Mailing Of Article PINE BLUFF, Ark. AP) -.en. J. W. Fulbright endorsed ho mailing by stale Rep. ·'rank Henslec of 50,000 copies if an article alleging that Gov. Dale Bumpers signed a proclamation against hunting, t h e inn Bluff Commercial has reported. Henslce had refused earlier .0 confirm or deny that he was mailing copies of an article in the May issue of the Arkansas Sportsman, a monthly news, paper published at Little Rock. Fulbright did not know in advance that Henslec would mail copies of the article in the Arkansas Sportsman, the Com- mcrical reported Tuesday. The senator also said he did not personally oversee the reimbursement of Henslee for the mailing. However he said t h a t he endorsed the action. Tile lead article in that edition of the Arkansas Sportsman concerned a resolution signed by Bumpers w li i c h declared Oct. !3, 1973 as "Animal Liberation Day" and opposed cruelty lo animals. The article construed the resolution as being against hunting. Bumpers, himself a hunter, denied lhat he had any anli- hunting sentiment when he signed the proclamalion, which was requested hy Ihe Friends of Animals, Inc., of New York. plan adopted last July was to show the category of land use and not the tvpe ownership, the commission decided to slightly rephrase the map's legend. A sticker will be fixed to Ihe map legend beside the symbol for open space. The modified map will then read "open space (including private and public lands)." While this modification does not constitute an amendment to the plan, it does recognize that all lands designated on the map as open space are not necessarily publicly- owned. In a further explanalion of why Ihe Ozark National Forest is all designated as open space Jand when some of the holdings inside it are private. Riley said t h a t the Forest Service officials are considering the now-private holdings in the Forest for po- lential public acquisilion by the federal government. Al Thursday's meeting, the commission adopted a resolution adding the cities of Benton- vitle. Elkins ant! Rogers lo Ihe conslruclion grant projecl lisl of Ihe Arkansas Departmenl of Pollution Control and Ecology. Willi its water qualily man agement plan for this region adopted, the NWARPC requested that these three cities be put on the state department's priority project list in order to receive funds related to construction of waslewater treat- menl facililies. The commission approved a contract to hire Dr. Dee T. Mitchell, civil engineer at the University of Arkansas, to provide professional and technical services for the NWARPC. The contract which covers the period from March 1. 1974 until June 30. 1974, conforms with federal guidelines for such professional assistance. In olher business, the commission approved an affirmative action plan outlining the policy by which it assures that e m p l o y m e n t within t h e NWARPC is not discriminalory on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or sex. The commission approved the resignation of NWARPC member Railey Steele, former mayor of Gentry. Steele resigned after moving outside Gentry city limits, In personnel matters, increased wages were approved for three employes, Riley told the commission the raises wera in keeping with the staff personnel rules and regulations and were included in the 1974 budget. mniiiiiniiNiiiiniiiiininnnnniNnnniinniiiiiiiiinnfljiiinnn Obituary f f a n k fleet against a strong Soviet the eastern Mediterranean. The United Slates has something of a special stake in Greece because the U.S. Navy is anxious to base an aircraft carrier and the families of its crew ai Athens. U.S.-Greek relations have cooled, slowing progress toward this objective. Both Greek and Turkish armies, air forces and navies are equipped with mostly American hardware. Since 1950. Turkey has received more than $3 bil lion in American MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! II TOO cannot reach year TIMES carrier PHONE to-oa Dally I to 6:30 p.m. Saioruy 1 to » p.m. * ' \i I to ·:» a-m. equipment, million. Greece arms some and J1.6 to first at 11:13 a.m. "It was powerful enough lift my entire body inches off the operating table, an electrocution in reverse." Solow said doctors told him later. "But there was no result. The heart still showed no activity." A second shock was administered, and at 11:15 a.m. Dr Roth remembers: "Al this time, examination revealed that the patient's pupils were constricted and narrow, indicating there was a possibility of survival ... After the second shock, we began to get evidence of a rhythm on the cardiac monitor. "The patient was alive and we rapidly began to get increasing movement. He was able to breathe, and we put him under nasal oxygen. From that point, we tended to stabilize him, giving him whatever drugs were required, and monitoring the cardiogram, to make sure the heart wouldn't stop again." "The crisis was over." Solow wrote. But he added that for the next six days he hung suspended in a state not quite comatose. GEORGE E M R I C K Siloam Springs -- George M Emrick. 82. of Siloam Springs died Thursday in ttie StJoan jrings hospital. Born Feb. G 1892 in Winslow, 111., the son of Martin and licllie Howe Emrick. he was a retired schoo emnloye. Survivors are one slep-son Robort E. Morrell of Texas, a:i several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will he at I a.m. Saturday at Wasso Memorial Chapel with entomb ment in Rosehill Mausoleum a Tulsa. Finances Filed LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- A [i nancial report filed Thursrta by the committee lo re-elec Sen. J. W. Fulbright lisl receipts of $67-1,096.55. That figure includes a $150 000 loan the committee ceiycd last week from retire Lilitle Rock insurance compan presidenl W. E. Darby. The lalest financial report Gov. Dale Bumpers listed tola receipts at about $199,000 -about $500,000 less than Fu bright's total. The Fulhrighl report listed new individual contribution half of them from outside A kansas. Stewart Mott of [I General Motors Corp. fami gave $1,ODO, as did Jeannct Rockefeller of New York, I h former wife of Winthrop Roc efcllcr, who was Arkansas go' ernor in 1967-1970. Charles H. Murphy ol El D rado. board chairman of Mu phy Oil Corp.. gave $2,000. If Nixon Quits, Media May Be Called Villain IJTTLE ROCK AP) -- alph Otwell, president of jour- aiism's national professional ocicty. said Thursday night if President Nixon resigns. Diirnalism will be the *'vil- in." Otwelj, managing editor or ic Chicago Sun Times, said ml it was apparent Lhat if ixon were forced lo resign, le President would be a mar- 'r, "a fallen victim to a pow- rful conspiracy of the media." IweU said it would be in Iho jest interest of Ihe nation and \c media if constitutional proc- sses are Followed and Nixon is ilher convicted or acquitted by "ongress, "For the apparent majority T Americans who would now ke to KGU the President out of ffice, Mr. Nixon and Water- ate are the bad news but in 10 past two years the media ave been the vehicle for that ia| news," he I o I d the Ar- atisas chapter of the Society of 'rofessionn! Journalists, Signa Delta Chi "We should remember the Cinderella fairy ale. When the clock struck 12 :ir Cinderella, it also struck n i d n i g h t for the vehicle -- the oach-ami-four became a pump- in, plus some mice." John Thompson, editor of the ·v'orth Little Rock Times, was tecled SDK president, replacing Charlotte Schexnayder of tie Dumas Clarion. Robert ""isher, an editorial writer at he Arkansas Democrat, was ilecled vice president; Bob Sells ot the public relations .ocicty of Southwestern Bell vas elected .secretary-treasurer, and Carrick Patterson, as- sistatit managing editor of the Arkansas Gazette, is a new director. Pleads Guilty Don W. Gumm, 3'!, of Route 2, Springdale. pleaded guilty Thui'sday in Washington Circuit Court to a charge of grand larceny. Gumm was sentenced to two years with pronouncement of sentence deferred on condition of good behavior. He was accused of taking lumber from a construction site in April. HAVfYOiMEEN the beautiful apartments around Fayetteville? You'll find them advertised here daily and Sunday in the CLASSIFIED ADS. FUKNTSHRD one bedroom, (mall comp!e\, near Unlversll) 1 , gas appliances, air-condltloued, Hmri!e parkin?, small pet* allowed, 5110 plus ulililles. XXX-XXKX. If you have an apartment, house, mobile home, or duplex In rent, call 442-6242 and our advisors will help you word your ad to get quick results. NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES CLASSIFIED ADS AIRCRAFT RENTAL Coll 4424281 FAYETTIVIUE FLYING SERVICE Dniko People Helping Peoplt Dtrocton of Service* Friday, 3:00 p,m. St. Jun«» Methodrt Church. R*v. Jftme* Ch«u«r officiating. lnt«rmcnt, Otk C*m*ttry. Friday. 2:04 p.m. Chapel of Nlwn · Funtril Home. Rev. Sob W. Hufhey ofilclatlnff. t, Hwt«r Ccm*t*ry. The Joys Of Motherhood A monkey named Alice Faye, owned hy Pal Shepherd of suburban Sacramento, Calif., has taken a liking to a kitten called Sweetie Pie. Their owner says Alice treats the kitten as if she were a baby. (AP Wirephn(o) HESTER CEMETERY Memorial Service and Annual Business Meeting will be held at the Hester Cemetery May the 26th at 2:00 p.m. BILL MURRAY SAYS: People hate asked me whether I have «ny present eon- iwcti«a with a b a i l business or any other buhmi wkich would conflict wrth my duties as WaiHngton County Sheriff. 1. I hi« m connection with My b*il bowbmaii «r anyone associated with Ihe bail bond business. I was for a period of time an employee of a company which provided private investigation services, bail bands nd ·etmrity ·ernee for bosine«s and iwlntry. Tnh employment wa terminated approximately one year ago, maay montlx before I decided u ran lor Sheriff of WMhtartm Omrty. 2. For the pot year I operated my own eompnay which provided taiineas aid mdwtri.l searrtty hrt did Mt deal n bail hoods. I hare now disposed ol my entire mtere** m Hat organization in order to avoid any poulMe wgfnti** ·( · conflict of interests. I. I owe M favors to a«y man; T win be toWy m- poaaiMe to the mldecta of W«»htngton Canaty, Arkma*. Fle.K help npport me in my effort* to *bUra Ike DnM- eratie aomiaalkm for Sheriff on May 28, U7t. ELECT BILL MURRAY SHERIFF of Washington County P»M lor by CitiMn. for Murnr ConmtttM Melvtn Pilmer, Clulmun

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