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Thursday, May 30, 1974
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Arkansas TIMES, Thurs., May 30, 7974 FAVBTTKVILU, »»K»M«*» Bruce Named UA Medical School Dean '· Dr. Thomas A. Bruce has heen appointed Dean of the University of Arkansas School trf Medicine at the UA Medical Center in Little Rock, according to Dr. Charles W. Oxford, interim president. · The appointment of Dr. Bruce; 43, will be effective July 1. Bruce currently is serving as professor of medicine and head of the cardiovascular section al the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. ' Following graduation from Ihe UA School of · Medicine, B r u c e completed graduate training at Duke University Hospital In Durham, N.C.; Cor- nell-Bellpvue Hospital in New York City; and Parkland Memorial Hospital and the Uni- vrrsi'y of Texas. D a l l a s . In addition, he spent one year at the Hammersmith Hospital at the University of London, England, completing his specialty training in cardiology. He subsequently served on the faculty of Wayne State University School of Medicine at Detroit, where he rose from in. structor to professor of medicine and assistant dean. A member of some 20 pro fessional and scientific societies, a member of the editorial staffs of four medical journals .' and contributor to four textbooks. Bruce has received numerous honors including the annual senior class award to the "outstanding clinical faculty man of the year" at W a y n e - 1966. ·Winston K. Shorey who will become full- time coordinator responsible for development of area health education centers in Arkansas, .authorized by the 1973 legislature. Six Directors Named At Gas Company Stockholders Meet Six directors were named b y l o f the company's exploration Arkansas Western Gas C o m - [ e f f o r t s d u r i n g 1973 in Arkansas, ANNA E. HUNTER Benfon County Home Economist Plans Retirement BENTONVILLE-- Miss Anna E. Hunter, who has served as Extension home economics leader for Benton County since 1968 will retire May 31. A native of Newport. Miss pany stockholders at their an- n u a l meeting Wednesday. Directors elected were 1C. .1. Ball of Fayettcville, N o r m a n Hischficld of Oklahoma City, Charles E. Sanders of SprinK- dalo. Charles E. Scharlan of Fayctteville, Clifton Wade of Fayctteville and Dr. Judson F. Williams of El Paso. Tex. In his report to stockholders, Scharlau, company president, emphasized the company's stepped up natural gas exploration and development activities. During 1973 the company invested more t h a n $3.430.000 for natural gas exploration and development an i n c r e a s e o f approximately $1.070.000 over the same period in 1972. As a result of this emphasis on natural gas exploration and development, the company last year in Arkansas participated in the drilling of 23 wells, 17 of which were producers, with with the company's net interest in the producers being 11.2 wells. Six of the Arkansas wells were- dry holes, with Arkansas Western's interest being 2.45. In Oklahoma Arkansas West ern participated in 19 wells, o: which 13 were producers anc State in 1964 and - He replaces Dr. 3,000 Sign Post Office Petition Hunter attended Oklahoma Baptist University at Shawnee and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She has done graduate work at Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma University and the University of Arkansas. She was the recipient in 1963 of -the -Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Extension Home Economists. Miss Hunter Joined the Service in June 1950 and was irs't assigned .to Stone County. She then transferred to Boone County where she served as a'gerit until moving to Benton- ville-in.1968. Miss Hunter has also taught n elementary and secondary schools in Oklahoma and in 1942 was assigned to the Watertown Arsenal at Boston, Mass., as lead of the pay and travel de- artment in the f i n a n c e office. A member of Kappa Delta Pi, Epsllon Sigma Phi and Business and Professional Women, she has been active in church and civic work. She has held mem- ership and leadership positions n - many " zations. com pro :ix were dry holes. The ,)any s net interest in the ducing wells is 5.83 and its nc interest in the dry holes is 3.22 In Oklahoma production of both oil and gas was found. NEW FIELD OPENED ... , «, Scharlau said, "As a resul will approximate SljQ.QQO. new gtis field was opened up 11 northern Johnson County. In lis area designated 'Batson- Ozone,' the company is further evcloping the field." Scharlau aid t h a t d u r i n g the first three months of the year the company had expended.-approx- matelv SI,400,000 for Us cx- landed 1 natural gas exploration md development program and had exceeded its first quarter, 973. exploration and development expenditure by $881,242. "Arkansas Western and A r k - ansas Western Production Company, a wholly-owned subsi- liary, anticipates an expend- ture of S4.250.000 for natural .gas exploration and development during 1974," Scharlau EXPENDITURES LISTED "Expenditures other than for natural gas exploration a n d development in 1974 would approximate $1,750.000 Scharlau said. Of this amount, more than $600.000 will be spent for con Excavation And Trenching Safety Study Planned A safety seminar on excavation and trenching operations will be conducted June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the auditorium of the Graduate Education Building at the University o Arkansas. The course Is being conducted by the Texas Safety Association and two Texas com panics in cooperation with the city of Fayetteville. The course is designed to answer questions about the need for excavation and trenching safety standards, the role of pre-planning in cutting costs and saving lives, factors and lazards. soil support shoring, soil factors and requirements of backfill and compaction. Several members of the city's water and sewer department are expected to attend the Business Notes School Board Tables Action On Lunch Prices struction miles of approximately 12 inch transmission line which will connect the re cently discovered Batson-Ozone gas field in Johnson County to the company's existing transmission system in Franklin County. Other transmission expend iturcs during 1974 are expueted t c amount to S400.0QO. Distribution expenses during the current year is anticipated at $660.000 and general expense Coy Bartlett. Whit Hensman, Smith and Melvin Butler of Steve Smith and Melvin Butler of Fayetteville, MFA agents, attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of the new Arkansas state of the MFA on May 24 in Little Rock. The ceremony, conducted by MFA Insurance president A. D. Sappington and other officers, opened for business the new office complex on West Roosevelt Road in Little Rock. The building houses the MFA Arkansas sales office, claims office and MFA Security Service Co. office. gnnKiNiitniiiiniiiiiiiiniiHiiiiiiiiiiiiminiimniim Area News Briefs niiiMitiniiiKiiiniiMiiiniiiniiniinniiintMniiiiiinii Older American Day imiiiiiiiBiiiiiiiiiiiiM^^ Obituary ^^ CHARLES A. RAY Charles Alexander Ray, 80, of fayelteVille. died this morning n a local hospital. Born June 19, 1893 in Memphis, Tenn., the son of C. ie was professional organi- Approximately 3,000 signatures have been collected on petitions being circulated to save the post office building on the Fayetleville Downtown Square. Some 500 petitions are still out. Workers obtained many signatures at the polling places in the Democratic primaries Tuesday and report little oppo sition to the proposaj. Frank Sharp, a itftmber of the ad hoc committee which launched Ihe drive to consider ways to preserve the building, asks that all petitions be turned in at the post office at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The petitions will be tabulated and a delegation will present them to the City Board of Directors meeting in regular session on that date. The date for petitions to be turned in was advanced from June 5 in order to present them to the city board as early 35 possible. Sharp said. After retirement she plans to spend a few months in Shawnee Jefore returning to the farm where she was reared. Veteran's , L, and Belle Ray. retired from the Administration, a Mount Comfort Building. Farmers' Market To Open Here Saturday Members of the Rural Mountain Producers Exchange will open the Farmers' Market in Downtown Fayetteville, Saturday, June I. al 8 a.m. The market will be on the corner of Church Avenue arid Center Street. It will be open every Saturday during the growing season and will remain open until all produce is sold. Organizers have emphasized that the market will operate on a limited basis this week and next because of the limited produce available (his early in the growing season. As the summer progresses a greater variety of produce including sweet corn, rhubarb, tomatoes and blueberries will be sold. Ozark handcralts will also be included. All produce and crafts will be carefully screened to insure high quality and local produc- . tion. Anyone interested in applying for membership in the Rural Mountain Producers Exchange should call 521-1394 Discussion Planned On Access Road A public meeting to discuss putting in a new access road to the Ifwy. 71 bypass will be held tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Residents of that neighbor- lood who wish to have a 300 oot long access road construc- cd are asked to attend. A representative from the Arkansas Highway Department and ntcrested local officials are expected to he present. Several citizens in the Mount Comfort community area have expressed a desire for an access road that would turn off he Mount Comfort Road where t intersects with Porter Road and travel to the Hwy. 71 bypass. As the bypass entrances now stand. Mount Comfort residents lave to travel under the bypass and a couple miles out of their way before they can get on the Hwy. 71 bypass. Methodist and a Mason. Survivors are the widow. Mrs. Essie Ritchie Ray of the home; four sons,- Charles A. Jr. of Houston. Tex. and Jack H., Jerry E. and James R. of Fayetteville; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral service will be 'at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wiggins Memorial United Methodist Church with Masonic graveside riles at Fairview Memorial Gardens under direction of Moore's Chapel. Memorials may be made to Wiggins Methodist Church. MRS. LULA CHANK Benlonville -- Mrs. I.ula fyrfjatst SAansaS Zimt* UROCUTZD nrm fbe AsfrX(A!«d Pmi If catmcd n- Auto!? to Cx tat tor itpnMle*. fln of aa Me*] ocws prtated te ft« ml] m ilJ AP **w octoter 1. lfH cm MB , XiOjm Ok. O*U.: - nx»ith TEAS - u.m KM Merit Finalist Carolyn T.ou Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Miller and a member of the gradualing class at Fayetteville High School, is Ihe recipient of a scholarship ffbrii the University of Arkansas. She plans a career in t h e medical field and has been acllve in the Science Cluh the Junior Academy nf Science and was a National Merit finalist. She also participated in Teen Involvement a n d played in the school band. Crank, 78. of Osage Mills, died Tuesday, in the Rogers hospital Bor'n Oct. M. 1895 in Shacks Mills V".. the daughter of John and Vicky Ratliff Rakes, she was a Baptist. Survivors are"- a brother Stewart Rakes o'f Bentonvil and a sister, Mrs. Mary Yatcs of Ccntralia. Wash'. Funeral service will be a 2:30 p.m. Friday at Bunis Fu neral Chapel with burial in Phillips Cemetery. ARRENZO SEE Bentonville -- Arren/o See 74 of Hiwassee. died Monday in' a Fayetteville hospital. H was hnrn Feb. 25. 1900 in Grinnell. Iowa, the son o Charles and Margaret Esse: Sec. Survivors are the widow, Mrs Hazel See of the home; foil daughters. Mrs. Leona Feist o Rogers. Mrs. Donna Kettner o Hiwassee, Mrs. Jenny Ha_rdeck_ Local Democratic Committee To Meet The Democratic Central Com mittee -- less those new mem hers elected Tuesday meet Friday at the Washingto County Courthouse to certif the results of the preferenti primary. The committee will mec again June 14 to certify th results of the general primar .o be held on June 11. The newly-elected committe members and county conventio delegates will attend a meetin Jgnc 17. The county conventio will declare as nominees of th party candidates who wer unopposed and those wh receive a majority in the Jun 11 primary. The convention is al scheduled to select a nomine for a vacancy in a Prair Township justice of the peac post. Delegates to the s t a t convention will bo selected. At the same meeting th county committee, including th new members, will organize 1 electing a chairman, vice chai man and secretary. Restaurant Robbed A large amount of meat mostly steaks, was reporter stolen from the Stagehouse Rest a u r a n t . Hwy. 71 north, sometime early Wednesday morning Fayetteville police said a large barrel was filled with meat and taken. No estimate of value was available. Entry to the building was gained through a side door police said. Cemetery 'Working' Blackburn Cemetery near Winslow will be the site of an al! day working Saturday 'olfowed by a memorial service or, Sunday. Those interested in attending are asked tools and 9 to bring their own lunch. Windows Broken SPRl.VGDAI.E -- Windows the Glad Tidings Assembly God Church on East Huntsvil Avenue were chipped Wedne day. police said today. The gravel from the fro parking lot was thrown at tl b u i l d i n g ' s front window causing them to chip. Poli also found circles cut in t gravel in the parking lot possibly made by spinning c tires. Concession Robbed SPRINGDALE -- The co cession stand at the Springda Jaycce Baseball Park on Sou Powell Street was broken in earlier this week, police sa today. A 30-cup coffee maker, 2 pieces of bubble gum. a d02' candy bars and potato chi were taken. The concessic stand has been burglarize several times before. Today, May 30, proclaimed Older has been American Day in Fayetteville by Mayor Russell T. Purdy. Purdy acted to pay tribute to older citizens in keeping with an earlier proclamation by Gov. Dale Bumpers designating May as Older Arkansans Month. UA Receives Grant For Chemical Study The University of Arkansas has received a grant of $20,000 from the National Science Found_ation to support the continuation of a research project conducted by Dr. G e o r g e BIyholder, professor of chemistry. The project, which is in iU third year, is entitled "Spectral Study of Gas Absorption on Evaporated Metals." It is involved. Dr. BIyholder said, with investigating how gases are absorbed on metal surfaces. "It is important to determine how catalysts work," Dr. BIyholder aid, "since 80 per cent of hemicals that are manufac- ured involve some kind ol catalytic reaction." The new grant, which will run until November 1975, brings to 53,000 the amount awarded by hp NSF fnr thi* nrnipct Salary increases of six per cent were approved for the cen tral administration staff at th Tuesday night meeting of th Fayetteville School Board. The director* tabled action on increasing school lunch prices. H«rry Vandergriff superintendent. said lunch prices will have to be raised. Action will be taken closer to the time school re-opens this fall when the extent of food price increases can be deter mined. A request from the Fayetteville Boys Club to use a school bus to transport students to the Day Camp at Lake Fayetteville was approved contingent upon the club's providing maintenance and paying for the insurance cost*. It was announced Mrs. Hen Schoffer HonoraJ UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. -Ed Schaffer of Fayetteville and formerly of University City waa honored at a reception by the University City-School District earlier this month. Schaffer, author of the children's book of poetry "The Llttl* Hobby Horse" was formerly a bus driver in the Missouri city and wrote most of his poemi ibout the students there. Stereo Stolen David Lisle of Route Z. Huntsville, told Fayettevill* police that a stereo tape deck was stolen from his pickup at about 11 p.m. Wednesday night. Lisle said the tape deck, valued at $50, was stolen pickup was parked Center St. while th« at 26 E. rietta Holcomb. elementary supervisor, will attend the World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Pro- ession in Singapore July 22- Aug. 13. Mrs. Holcomb will attend as delegate of the Arkansas Education Association. She served as AEA president this past year and her outstanding leadership was commended by Forest Rozell. executive secretary of AEA in a letter to Vandergriff. Wichita. Kan. and Mrs Bettj eisl of Haysville, Kan.; two ns, Charles of Vale, Ore. and arold of Wichita. Kan. and one ster, Mrs. Eliza demons o enver. Colo. Graveside services w i l l be 10 a.m. Friday at Lakeview ardens Cemetery in Wichita der direction of Burns Funer- Home. MRS. JEWEL BROOKS Mrs. Jewel Brooks. 75. of inslow, died Wednesday in a cal hospital. Born Feb. 10, 99 in Arkinda. the daughter J. R. and Martha E. Chesser oore, she was a Baptist. Survivors are the husband verett R. Brooks of the home; ·o sons. Paul of Broken rrow, Okla. and J. Pat of Fay- teville; four sisters, Mrs. S. Jefferies. Mrs. Lewis Dun- sin and Mrs. Berry Flowers Graham, Tex. a n d Mrs. obert Harper of Grand View, ex.; two brothers, Raymond loore of Glen Falls, Alas- and E r n e s t Moore of olumbus, Tex. and seven randchildren. Funeral service will be at 2 .m. Friday at the Winslow aptis't Church with burial In rentwood Cemetery und»r irection of Moore's Chapel.' Memorials may be mad? to ,e Winslow Baptist Church. SHAWNDA BENTLEY Prairie Ofn'e -- Shawnrtn lichelle Bentley, one year-old aughter of Orvile and Wanda tout Bentley. died Wednesday t her home in Prairie Grove, he was born Jan. 13. 1973 at 'nyetteville. In addition to her parents, she s survived by one brother, itanford aternal Welding Equipment . SPRINGDALE -- Welding equipment valued at $540 was stolen Wednesday night from the Midwest Steel Company on County Line Road. Entry was gained by breaking open a window in the abnk garage door. Intruders then drove a truck inside the building and loaded two acetylene tanks, hose gauges and regulators onto it The theft was discovered when the manager arrived to open the business today. Vandalism Reported SPRINGDALE -- Mrs. L. D. Blackshear, 1112 C h e y e n n e Trail, reported to police three windows on her home were spray-painted while she was at church Wednesday evening. Mrs. Blackshear said this is the third time this has happened in the past three weeks. Estimated damage is $25. MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES Day Long Memorial Service* will b* held at the Baptist Ford Cemetery, Sunday, June 2 beginning at 10 o'clock. A program of special music and group singing is scheduled to begin at 1 o'dock. The Annual business meeting Is set for 2 o'clock and all interested persons ore urged to attend. Contributions to Cemetery Care may be mailed to: Baptist Ford Cemetery, Mrs. Mitchell Crider, Sec., Greenland, Ark. 72737 of the home; her grandparents, Mrs. Delphia Wiles of Prairie Grove and Carl Stout of Elkins; her laternal grandmother, Mrs. iolet Phillips of Sulphur, Okla. id her maternal great-grandmother. Mrs. Bertha Stout of Oklahoma City. Funeral service will be at 0 a.m. Monday at the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel with burial n the Prairie Grove Cemetery. Break-In At Elkins A break-In was reported during the night at Smith's DX service station at Elkins. Washington County ifficers received the report about 7:30 a.m. today and deputies are investigating. There was no information available immediately on what items are missing. Plywood Stolen Washington County Deputy sheriffs are investigating the theft of plywood from a construction site at Blue Springs Village on Hwy. 68 east of Springdale. Bob Base told the sheriff's office at 8:30 a.m. today that 73 sheets of plywood are missing. Funerals Siloam Springs -- D a r r e 1 1 \. Alderson; 2 p.m. Friday; Wasson Memorial Chapel; burial in Elm Springs Cemetery. Reception Planned To Honor Mrs. Swifl A reception is planned Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Bates Elementary School to honor Mrs. Fayc Swift who is retiring after teaching first grade for many years. All former high school and adult students, friends and former co-teachers are invited to attend. Camping Equipment SPRINGDAI,E -- Camping equipment was reported stoler from R a n d y Tusing's home a 2406 Dogwood Place while the family was out of town about a month ago. Theft of the equipment from the utility room was not dis covered until Wednesday. polic* said. Tusing was aware tha' some of his tools had been stol en several week ago but die not report the theft to police Police believe the door's lock was picked to gain entry. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If yon cannot reach yoor TIMES carrier PHONE 4424M2 DaUy i to 6:30 p.m. S»tura»y 3 to t p.m. fcwday to S:M a.m. Valedictorian Carl Tmhoff, son of Dr. a n d Mrs. John Imhoff and co-val- edlctorlan of Ihe senior class at Fayetteville Rich School is (he recipient of a scholarship From Ihe University of Arkansas. He plans to major in industrial enftneeriag. He played with Ihe school's tennis team and had a self- stndv stint in Europe. He is an Eagle Scout and member of the National Honor Society and the Key Club. IT GOES AGAINST THE GRAIN.... to throw away anything that' still useful. Do something profit able instead and sell those as able items with a Northwes Arkansas Times Want Ad. Call 442-6242. with tnlnina wh««Ii, good tires, bom *nd [I£H, KB. Phon* x Sell those unwanted items dot tering up your home today Give UJ a call and we wiD hel you in wording your ad to ge the best results. NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES WANT ADS NO HAPPY HELLO... ... is ever q uita equal to *· warm welcome extended to newcomers by the Welcome Wagon Hostess. Her smile may be no brighter, her greeting no more cheerful, but she's m«d« the welcome more s work of ert then a mere greeting . . . complete with a galaxy of gifts and helpful Information on schools, churches, shops and community facilities. So when e new neighbor moves In, follow up your happy hello with a Welcome Wagon greeting. A Hostess awaits your cal I at Phone 443-5438 or 442-8111 WILCOMI NKweOMIMl Ut* *M CWIPM M M « taMW you're btre. city { I PtoM JJJJ^J^,,- i ( ) I OTUI* Ilk. ta* *" t» the M.:V. Ark. TIKI* ( t I already nawrtk* to UM TIM IS Fin e«t HM t.«p«« art null t TIME*. 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