Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 29, 1974 · Page 12
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 29, 1974
Page 12
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Arkancn TIMES, Wed., May M, 1974 ··KAMI** Madison County Gives Faubus M Per Cent Of Vote Tuesday HUNTSVILLE -- Madison County, home of Orval Faubus, gave its native son 84 per cent of the vote in the race for governor in the Democratic Primaries in unofficial returns. The counly also tipped the scales in favor of incumbent Sen. J. W. Fulbrlght with 55 per cont of the voles. The votes were 1,347 lor FulbriRlit and 1.061 for his opponent Dale Bumpers. Fan- bus polled 2.046 voles: Pryor received 313 and Boh Riley 71. John Purccll received 1,616 voles for lieutenant governor Doug Brandon 635 and Kenneth Coffclt 126. In the race for U.S · Representative Bill Clinton wa ; a two lo one favorite in the three man contest. Clintor received 1.332 voles; Jamc Recipient John Fouko, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Fouke, Is the recipienl ol a scholarship from the University of Arkansas. He plans in major in business. A memher of the graduating class al Fayelle- vllle High School, Jnhn was a delegate fa Roys Stale and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Pryor, Purcell Favored In Benton County BENTONVT1AE -- Benton- Counly voters f a v o r e d Dnviil Pr;;or for governor and Joe Purccll for 11. governor in Tuesday's Democratic primary elec lion. Republicans Ken Coon and Leona Trosell were chosen in the Republican primary for the same offices. Pryor received 48.6 per cent of the total Benton County vote in the governor's race, compared to.30.4 per cent for Orva Faubus and 20.9 per cent for Bob Riley. Of the 8,172 votes cast. Pryor received 3,972; Faubus 2,488 ard Riley 1,712. In the It. governor's race 7.811 votes were cast with Pur cell receiving 3,885 votes (49.' per cent), Doug Brandon 2,289 and Kenneth Coffelt 1,637. Coon defeated Weston in the Benton County Republican pri mary with 78.6 per cent of the vote for the Republican candi date for governor. Mrs. Troxc] received 59.4 per cent of tin vote in her race for thi Republican nomination for It governor against Bearden. Coon received 505 of the 64 votes cast in the county, am Weston 137. Airs. Tro.xel received 380 votes to Bearden' 259. with a lotal of 639 vote cast. icanlon 107 and David Stewart 70. RF.PRESENTATIVE VOTE Madison County v o t e r.s avored Cleo B Jackson over Harry Sulliffe for District 24 representative. The vote was 994 for Jackson and 556 for Sulliffe. In the slate representative race in district 9 .lack Phillips polled 411 and George Frccmai 83. District 24 is composed o Madison niitl Carroll counties and Dislrict 12 of Sebastian Madison and Franklin counties In u n o f f i c i a l returns of th' Republican primaries with 27 ballots cast, the vote was Ken Coon. 125 and Joseph H Weslbn, 14 for governor; Leon Troxell 125 and Andrew F Bearden, 11 for lieutenan governor. Winners Named In Races For JP, Constable Larry Phillips, Stewart W Nolan. Charlile E. Fowler an Theresa Davis were the su cessful candidates for justic of the peace in the unoffici Democratic primary returns. Phillips polled 3.170 votes James R. Caihoun's 1.484 in It race for justice of the pea of Prairie Township. Nolan d foaled Thomas Mcllale by vote of 3.077 to 1.537 for positio 23; Fowler polled 2.857 vol to Joan Baylcs 1 2,696 for po on 31 and Theresa Davis I 2.184 votes lo Mr cwart's 2042. Democratic county comm cman will be Susan Mixo urlis A. Munson, Robert ' .one and Lewis P. (Hot) Johi n. The votes were Mrs. Mixi 197, Kathleen Glidewcll's 2.0 r position three.Munson poll 48.1 and Art McAnarney 16 position five. Position sev cnt to Stone wilh a vole 14 over Shelley Edclcn's 17, ihnson took position eight ov onald Addington wilh a -·- 2493 over 2052. CONSTABLE RACES In the constable race for Ce r Township Harold Cale lo position with a vote of 2 is opponent Bob Filzliugh po d 195 votes. Robert L. Taylor was elect onslable of Johnson Township vcr Clare Beilel. The vote was j 'aylor 117 and Beitel 75. The race for constable of 'rairie Township will be placed n the run-off election ballot une II because of an error vhich left one name off the vot- ng machines. The candidales who will ap- war on the ballot are Waldo ;. Austin. Warren J. McDonald, and James Earl Harris. Summers Youth Hurt In Wreck A 19-year-old Summers you! was released after treatment a Washington Regional Medica Center early today a f t e r th motorcycle he \vas riding co lided with a pickup (ruck. S t a t e Trooper Tomm Williams said Terry L. Hodge of Route 1. Summers, was ii jured on l i u y . 62 about a mil east of Lincoln wien his cycl was struck by a pickup true driven by Donald Davis. 22. o Route 1. Summers. Williams quoted Davis saying lie was atlemplin.g t pass t h e motorcycle whe Hodges attempted a left t u r r The cycle tva-. carried some 7 feel by the impact, William said. Minor Injuries Susan J. Kirk. IB. of 234 Winwootl Dr. suffered minor in j u r i e s in a t n o - c a r acciden shortly before 4 p.m. Tnc-sda at (he intersection of Washingo Avenue and Lafayette Street. City police said Miss Kirk car struck a car driven by Mrs Bann T. Allison, 49. of 2644 0 terwood. A passenger in th Kirk car. Lisa Kirk. 6. escape injury as did Mrs. Allison. Police cited Mrs. Allison fo failure to yield right of way. Auto Recovered A car reported stolen in Ce Har Rapids. Iowa was recove ed by Fayelteville police Tue_ day. Patrolman Harold Flower found the car a 1974 DaUu: abandoned on the parking li at Skull Creek Apartments. cj*ck with NCIC showed th vehicle had been taken fro · Cedar Rapids car lot on Apn Older Americans Day Proclaimed Thursday has been pro- aimed Older Americans Day Washington County Judge l Lester. The day has been set aside recognize the right of older :lzens. Lester urges all per- jns to rededicate themselves honoring the elderly. They have, the proclamation Mes, earned to right to retain :tive roles in their community, ate and nation as honored and isential participants. Machine Opened SPRINGDALE -- A soft drink ending machine at Harp's juth 1GA grocery store urglarized Sunday or Monday ulice said today. The machine as Apparently opened with a cy, about $3 in change was dken. And Shorter Lines, Too Local Voters Find New Polling Places Despite more than a few lost voters, most workers in Tuesday's p r i m a i y flection we~e plr'ssed with the shift to more neci'ncts in Fayetteville -which apparently eliminated Tie voter lines that have plagued voters in the past. The Wahinf'.o.i County F.lec- oti Commission earlier this yrar consolidated t'ayettevi'le's rive wards iti'.o ten precincts. Voters entering most of Fay- ctteville's polling places were greeted by uli/cns promoting at least two causes. One petition being circulated called Tor discussion on saving the ok' Post Office building in Ihe con ter of Ihe Fayetteville Square -- a demolition TM~"' 'f the Urban Renewal authority. Another petition called (or placing the question of Arkanas* ten percent usury law on the ballot in November. The jetitlon is being circulated by :he Arkansas Credit Requirements Committee who proposes ;hat the governor and the state legislature be permitted to set a madmum on the interest rate Tor the state. Not quite half of Washington County's registered voters went to the polls Tuesday. The roost total votes were cast in the senatorial race -- 15,433. In 1973. there were 34.983 registered voters in Washington County, the latest figure avail able. In 1972 more than 20,000 people went to the pools in Washington County for the prl mary in a presidential election 'ear. The total votes cast In any one race ranged from 12,485 in the coroner's race to 15.433 in he senate race. The governor's race drew 15,268 votes. Surpris- ngly perhaps, the five-way race for county sheriff drey 14,900 votes while the race for the Congressional nomination drew only 13.660. The contest for county treasurer -- an office vavated by the incumbent -brought 13,726 votes. Th« TIMES Is On Top of Th» Newt S*v»n Days a Week Elkins Announces Semester Honor Roll E L K I N S -- The final semester hoonr roH for this term announced by Mike Tillery, principal of Elkins High School. Students achieving in all-A average are Renec Self and James Harrelson, freshmen; Alan Baker, Shirley Brown, Becky Hicks, Gerald Hughes, John King and Leisa Ritter sophomores; and Ivella Hatch VIcAdoo, Becky Tannehill, an( Regina Hollingsworth, seniors. Other honor students are Vici Blevins, Carmen Combs Ann Dingledine, Cindy Down Ing, Stephanie Jeff us, Sandy Scranton, Pat Stewart, Sandy Stowers and Wayne Holmes freshmen. Mike Combs, Stephen Eaton Linda Eckhardt, Jody Price ar»c Ann Bobbins, sophomores. Debbie Atha. Greg Boen Trudy Brannon, Nancy Brooks Officers Elected Officers were elected during he annual meeting this month of the Fayetteville Chapter of Future Fanners of America. ..ast year's president Mike Bur. nett announced officers for UM 1974-1975 year as follows: President, Dennis Kelly; vie* president, Kenny Keeter; secretary, David Taylor; reporter; Sheila Montgomery; treasurer; C h e r r y Comles; sentinel, Dennis Van Ashe; student advisor, Randy Hulse; and historian, Linda Christian. John Bunch, Gloria Carpenter; Dawn Fields, Michael Hammond, Jeff Marley. Mechelle Morgan, Ray Powell, Mack Sachs. Lois Stephens and Nancy Thomas, Juniors. Nikki Belotc. Joan Brown; George Carpenter, Tony Hammond Beverly Hankins, and Debbie Toney, seniors. Zoology Prof To Retire June 30 D r . Carl E. Hoffman, irofessor of zoology at the Urii- 'crsity of Arkansas, will retire rom the faculty June 30 after 36 years of service. T h e p r o f e s s o r , whose research on aquatic environment and environmental chang- in bodies of waler have been of great value in the economic development of Northwest Arkansas, joined the 'acuity in 1938. Since that time, le and his assistants con- .inually have been studying Ar- ;ansas lakes and streams. Dr. Hoffman has received a three- vcar srant from the Arkansas "ame and Fish Commission to complete his research study of .he aging processes of Northwest Arkansas impoundments. This will cover 36 years of study. A native of Appleton. WIs., ? earned his undergraduate degree at Lawrence College and his master's and doctor of philosophy degrees at (he University of Michigan. He l a u g h l at Lawrence College and with Lhe University of Michigan B i o l o g i c a l Station before coming to Ihe University of Arkansas. He has been a full pro- 'essor since 1949. Dr. Hoffman has published many arlicles as an authority on (lie sludy of fresh wafers and the life therein. He has served as chairman of the University Zoology Department and served on the Arkansas ame and Fish Commission Board from 1957-1966. During World War II. he was a lieu :enant in (he Navy. Tlic professor holds memberships in such scholastic anr scientific organizations as Ph K a p p a Pi. Sigma Xi. Phi Si'ma. .Alpha Epsilon Delta. Blue Key and American Men nf Science. He is listed "Who's Who in the South and Southwest" and is a recipienl of the University's Alumn! A s s o c i a t i o n Distinguished Faculty Award. Bennett To Judge Achievement Awards Dr. James R. Bennefl professor of English at the Uni versity of Arkansas, will serve as a judge in the 197' Achievement Awards in Writing Program sponsored by the National Council of Teachers o English. The awards are given an nually to high school seniors to encourage studenti in their writings and to recognize publicly some of the best stu dent writen in the nation. 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