Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 27, 1974 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

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Monday, May 27, 1974
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ArkantM TIMES, MOIL, May 27, 1974 FAVCTTCVILLI, AUKAHtAt Spent For Antiques, 59 Automobiles And 10 Cycles ARLINGTON, Tex. (AP) --i Many of the world's classic old cars and motorcycles are in new hands today, exchanged Sunday in a $1 million-plus auction conducted here by Christie's of London. Buyers from 19 slates and six foreign nations gathered at the Wings and W h e e l s museum, spending $1,118,000 for 59 cars and 10 motorcycles owned by James C. Leake of Muskogee, Okia. and five cars owned by Gerald A. Rolph of Arlington. A 1929 Minerva cabriolet once owned by famed stripper Gypsy Rose Lee went for {35,000 but bidders quietly declined to bid on a limousine once owned by Winston Churchill. "It will bid because it should be preserved in some museum," said auction conductor the Hon. Pat rick Lindsay. A Reno, Nev. man, Ralph Dunwoody, bought the late Miss Lee's car then paid out $65.000 for a 1929 Isott aFraschini. Joe Spranza of Dallas purchased a royal crested 1955 Daimler limousine owned bj Britain's Queen Mother Eliza beth for $18.000. The crowd of about 3,00 burst into spontaneous applause at midaftemoon when a classic 1933 Isotta Fraschini sport phaeton was driven into the show ring. The car was a show model at the Paris Salon 1933. Lawmaker Speaks LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- State Sen. Marijene Valiquette of Toedo, Ohio, said here Saturday hat she hoped to see a balance of incumbents at all levels lo stiffen the backbone of the leg islatures. She said she was concerned during this election year that 'people witih legislative backgrounds go in." She would not say whom she favored in the Arkansas Senate race, but added that she had always felt comfortable with Sen J. W. Fulbright in office. Fulbright will be opposed in Tuesday's Democratic primary by Gov. Dale Bumpers. the car at $60,000. The price jumped quickly to $100,000 bid by a West Coast businessman. Jeff Browning ot Dallas topped it off with the winning $110,000 bid. "I just wanted to get the wife a nice present,' said Browning who owns no Males lo RespoM To Radiation Leaks LITTLE ROCK (AP -- It Is legal for s t a t « i to develop emergency response programs to radiation l e a k s occurring from shipments on commerica! airlines, trucks, buses or railroads, Atty. Gen. Jim Guy Tucker said in an article appearing in State Goverment magazine. He said the inherent local hazard and local interest involved would justify state regulations that were "carefully drawn so as not to burden commerce, but. at the same time, drawn so as to protect the public." State Government is one of several publications of the Council of State Governments, a joint agency created, supported and directed by the states. FINE CARS FOR AUCTION . . .Patrick Lindsay, son o] Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, London, England, stands in the midst o/ 65 fine ouios to be auctioned Stewart Alsop, Columnist, Author Dies Of Pneumonia Columnist Dies Stewart Alsop, a columnist for Ni'wsweek and a filmier Saturday Evening Post ertilor, died Sunday at 60 al Hie Na- linnal Institute of Health in Rethesda, Md., where he was being treated for hone marrow cancer. Alsop is shown at the 1973 Yale commencement, where lie received an honnrary degree. (AP Wire- plnito) Machine Burglarized Virgil Guess of the W. F Skelly Station in West Fork (old Washington County officers that someone broke inlo a soft drink machine in front of Ihe station .s o ni c t i m e Saturday night, taking an undetermined amount of change. The station \vas not entered. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Columnist anil author Stewart Alsop, a leukemia victim who once wrote that resisting death is both futile and wrong, is dead of pneumonia. He w a s 60. Alsop, who with his brother Joseph was syndicated in nearly 200 of the nation's newspapers in the 19(iOs. died Sunday in a hospital at the National Institutes of Health in nearby Bethesda, Md. He was admitted there two weeks ago for his latest round of treatments for acute myeloblastic leukemia, a rare cancer of Ihe blood-producing bone marrow. The pneumonia was described as a byproduct of Ihe cancer, which the veteran writer of the Washington political scene had suffered from for three years. Writing about his fight, with book, "A Stay of .Execution: A the disease last year in his Sort of Memoir." Alsop said, "A dying man needs to die. as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist." KEPT WRITING Despite the illness, Alsop con tinued writing unit] his death ? weekly column in Newsweek magazine. Tn a March column, he loir his readers he had made a "decision not lo die" during a hal- litcination in the hospital, anc added: "I hope to put hack some (hut not all) of the 43 pounds have lost, to get a bit of rest, lo get rid of the tail end of lha second infeclion, and then a£ain lo examine in this space the more mundane mysteries o political Washington." In Key Biscayne, Presiden Ni.xon said Alsop's "hard valiant struggle against cance has ended at last, but his life and liis writings will remain a standard for his profession foi years to come." A native of Avon, Conn., who raced his lineage hack almost o the Mayflower. Alsop went to Jroton Schtol and Yale Univer- ity, graduating with a Bachlor of Arts degree. He first was as an cciitor for Douhleday Doran Co., now )oubleriay S Co.. a New York book publishing firm. IN BRITISH AHMY In World War II he served as platoon commander in ihe British Army, rising to captain. Transferring to t h e U.S. Army's Office of Strategic Services, he won the French roix de Guerre with palm for oining the French underground after D-Day. After the war he began a 13- ·car collaboration with his brother Joseph, now a columnist for the Los Angeles Times Syndicate. They produced a Washington column, "Matter of Fact," and wrote two books: "We Accuse" n 1955, about the J. Robert Op- lenheimer national security :ase. and "The Reporter's Trade," in 1DS8, an anthology of their columns. Other books Stewart Alsop authored included "The Center," a study of power in Wash ington, and "Sub Rosa: The O.S.S. and Americian Espion age." Alsop is survived by his widow and six children; a sister, Corrinne Chubb, and brothers Joseph and John. Aboard Carrier Navy Aviation Ordnanceman First Class William C. Rex, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ottis H. Hearron of Route 1, Huntsville, left Alameda, Calif., aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Ranger. 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