Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 31, 1974 · Page 2
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 31, 1974
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Arkonwn TIMtS, FritJuy. M«y 31, 1*74 Joint Committee Questions Criminal Process Revision *' tlTTLE ROCK (AP) -- Dur- Jnx « legislative Joint Interim | Judiciary Committee meeting Thursday, the question arose of who has the authority to m a k e changes in the criminal procedures in Arkansas courts. - The Criminal Code Revision Committee revealed its suggested changes in the criminal 'procedures to the legislative committee Thursday. The revi ^sion committee has been working on the changes for about "'"three years. The " changes deal with how and why a person may be arrested, the search and seizure of evidence, pretrial procedures, guilty pleas, speedy trials, jury trial and appeal procedures. Under its rule m a k i n g authority, the stale Supreme Court i-can impose procedural changes on state courts. However, the legislature has the sole aulhor- .jty to m a k e changes involving the law itself. Atty. Gen. Jim Guy Tucker suggested that proposed proce -durcs he presented to the Su . preme Court within (.wo weeks -and that the court hold hearings on ihe oroposed changes. CONFLICT WITH U.S. Ed Bethune, chairman of the revision committee, said in · some cases Arkansas law con flicls with decisions by the U.S Supreme Court, while in other "cases (here is no appropriatf state law and the law is scat tered throughout the statute books. The revised code would im prove and collect court proce- lures, Bethune said. The state criminal code was adopted In 1876 and there never as been a major revision. State Sen. Max Howell of Jacksonville criticized one of he proposed revisions which would give law officers the au- hority to arrest, without a w a r - r a n t , a person believed to have committed a crime. The proposal would require hat the officer have reasonable cause for making the arrest. Howell said the potential of .he proposal is dangerous. He said that in many instances, he arresting officer -- parti- culary in rural areas -- would be exposed to possible civil ae- on. Frank Newell, staff director of the revision commission, em- hasized that reasonable cause would be required. "I reallj don't see that the officer is go- .ng to be exposed to a greal deal of civil liability that he is not already exposed bo," he added. Somj of the other proposec revisions were: --That arrests would not al ways be required for mis demeanors and a new proce dure allowing an officer to is sue a citation would be per mitted. --Both the prosecution and defense would be allowed to learn before trial* what facts evidence or witnesses the othe: side had. --All persons accused of a crime would have the right I be tried within nine months. Guns (CONTTMIED FROM PAGE ONX) prisoners will be returned. The prisoners involved include 73 Israelis and 408 Syrians. Moroccans and Iraqis. -Control by each side of its own air space. --Repatriation within 10 days of the signing of the bodies of prisoners who have died. The two sides continue to d i f - fer over the type of U.N. presence in the buffer zone. The Syrians have spoken of U.N. "observers," while Israel wants a U.N. "force" to actively protect the truce from violations. There will be 1,250 U.N. personnel with defensive weapons. At the United Nations, the Security Council met for nine minutes Thursday in an effort to discuss Ihe .force, but China and the Soviet Union had the issue shelved on the ground that the pact should be signed first. Obituary - ALEXANDER MILLER ., Muskogee, Okla. -- Alexander Miller, 27, of Muskogee and former resident of Fayetteville. died Tuesday in a Little Rock hospital following a boating accident. B o r n Feb. 21, 1947 in Dallas, Texas, he was a 1969 graduate of Fayetteville High School and employed at a local wdio station. ·"·Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Diane Miller, of the home; one son, Alex Jr., of the home; two brothers. C o n n e 1 1 Mil- Tulsa, Okla., and Burnie ier of Till filler of te-o Dallas, Texas; half-brothers, Barry and Mrs. Lillie Mae of Harrison died 'Ronald Boren. both "of Musko- 3tee. Okla. ^He was buried Thursday in G r e e n Hill Cemetery Muskogee, Okla. '- MRS. LILLIE EOFF »* Harrison j^off, 83, /Thursday. Born Feb. 14. 1891 ·in Bellefonie. the daughter of !·. Washington and Clarinda Ruple Harrison, she was a ^Jethodist and a member of the Order of Eastern Star. v *Survivors are the husband Robert Clint Eoff of the home; brie son, J. W. of Fayetteville; ift'O brothers. Clarence Harrison of Beliefonte and Echoles -Harrison of Fayetleville; six Jrandchildren and seven great grandchildren. »- F u n r r a l Fcrvice will be at 10 n'.m. Saturday at Holt Memoria' C h a p e l with burial i r IWaplewood Cemetery. ^Multi Yeor Pact ; ' D E N V E R -- Comerback Cal- tin Jones signed a multi-year ;*tn!ract with the Denver ·proncos of Ihe National Foot 'ball League. Men Posing As Exterminators Rob Victims Area law enforcement officer are investigating a series o hefts in Crawford and Wash ngton County by men posin as exterminators. Approximately $1,000 in cas and a woman's purse w e r ,aken at Mounlainburg Thurs day afternoon, and somewha ess than J20 was taken in iimiiar incident near Lincoln. According to Lincoln police .here were similar incident Thursday in Alma and Keeble n Crawford County. Lincoln police said that tji men approach a house and offe .o spray it for insec demanding .payment before th work is done. Then, the me usually take the money offere or a victim's purse by f o r e and leave. Various cars are used in tl incidents, because victims ha\ reported seeing cars both wii and without an exterminati company decal. According to Lincoln police the men usually know wher to "hit," seeking older person or those likely to be easily co fused. The Washington County the took place at a home on Lak Wedington Road about a mi off Hwy. 62. Fayetteville police were nol fied to set up surveillance fo suspects after the Mountainbur incident, but found no sign the "exterminators." Fooadfj i*jO ' January i. Jouy i ' Aiaoda'-M Pr*si Li K!U!eJ n- slrely to th« use [or republla- oj ill local cewi prjittd la thii u vcU at all AP r«»wv lUTEi octotx: 1. va _ ___ |S.S ly ifc. fain ac r/la Waiblsftao. B«=tc3. tfat Aik, Aiair Co, 1 TBAJt at, m · oiUMt *M £8 Citizens Group Asks Bypass Access Road Arkansas Highway Depart- lent officlsl? met w i t h ) residents from the Mount o m f o r t community and unrounding area Thursday ight to discuss the possibility · putting in an access r o a d a the Hwy. 71 bypass. Citizens attending the meeting almost unanimously wanted the ccess road put in from the lount Comfort Road where it nlcrsects with Porter Road to ie Hwy. 71 bypass -- a dis- ance of about 300 feet. Residents told Highway De- artment district ungineer M C. Peevy of Fort Smith t h a i t was difficult and inconvenient or them to get onto the bypass Peevy and three otter mem sers from the Highway Depart menl told the group the department is presently sludyinj widening of the bypass and nstallation of access and front age roads. The request for an access road off Mount Comfor Road will be considered, they aid. Asked if there were any way temporary access road could be set up at this point, officials said no. Student Wins Honor Linda Christian. Fayetteville High a junior School, h been named to the Who's ., Among American High Schoc Students. The daughter of Mr. and Mr Thomas Christian, of Mayfiel Linda is active in 4-H "wor is a member of the Futu Farmers of America and tl national Brown Swiss Asso ialion. She was the county 4- Horse medal winner in 1973 an served as president of the Whi River Club. Washington and is a member of the Liv stock Judging Team. She is also queen of tl Rounders Riding Club and w a finalist in the Miss Teenaj Arkansas Pageant. She attended t D.C. Shortcour Regional Housing Group Considers Policies SPRINGDALE -- Th« Re- onal Housing Task Force orked on the warding of its Dais and policies in a Thursay afternoon session at which ur members were present, pproximately 28 persons were sked to attend the meeting. One of the annual duties of ie task (orcc, which operates nder the guidance of the orthwest Arkansas Regional lanning Commiss linf use* will be offered to high cbool itudtnti and adults at lyetteville High School west input this summer. Courses will start June 3 and ntinue through July 14. issioni are scheduled each Kk-day from t a.m. until 2:30. Credits will be available 16 I high school student* enroll g. The fee is J22.SO for each and registration is at I m. June 3 at west campus. Students interested in body pair will register in Room C-4 nd for refrigeration and air Conditioning In Building. Further information may be btalned by calling v mpus, 442-7351. Bloodmobile Will Be Available For Donors Nine pints of blood was use n area hospitals during th past 24 hours. Most of the blood need wa : or surgical patients. Seven them went to three surgic; patients at Washington Region: Medical Center. The two remaining pints wer given to a patient with a bleer ng ulcer at Springdale Memo: al Hospital. The daily blood usage in th area hospitals demonstrates th need for donors to give Woo during the Bloodmobile vis next week. The Bloodmobile will be i Springdale Tuesday and in Fa: etteville Wednesday and Thur day. The hours are 12 noon t 5:30 p.m. for the first two day and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m on the final day. The goal fo the county is 475 pints. Radios Stolen The theft of two citizens bar radio antennas and an outsit speaker was reported to Was ington County Sheriff's deputie 1 Thursday. Floyd Brown of the We Fork Skelly Station said th equipment was removed fro his truck. Firm Incorporates Articles of incorporation we filed Thursday in Washingto County Court for C. G. Ente prises, Inc., a Springdale co struction company. Incorporalors are Wilma Hal of Springdale and Betty Gla of Route 1, Springdale. Articles Are Filed Articles of incorporation we filed Thursday in Washingte County Court for Research F Animal Health. Inc. Incorporators are Eric Wyn Jones, Florence Marie Jone- Doyne Hamm, and Vart Hamm all of Hwy. 16 east. Receives Citation The Fayetteville Chapter Future Farmers of Amerii was presented the Governor Citation during the annual Sta FFA convention being held Camp Couchdale n e a r H Springs. Sixteen youths from Fayett ville attended the conventio which opened Wednesday *r closes today. NOTICE to the Workers Helping To Save The Old Post Office Due to the success of the efforts made at the polls, we are concluding our petition drive early. Please bring your signed petitions to the old post office building at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, where they will be counted and presented to the city directors at their regular meeting at 7*30 p.m. ,, (NWARPC), I* to publish in nu»l report OB regional nous- 1 ·* which include* UM («ali d objective*. High School Credits Available In Summer Auto body ration and repair, refri airconditionii A major change in stated goaJs this year is the elimination of individual city housing sk forces throughout Wash- ngton and Benton Counties. The task force felt that a local volunteer group would be of little value and would generate little interest. The group also reviewed the format for the MWARPC quart erly bousing reports which con tain information on area building activity. Member* advised Bob Har- lan. NWARPC staff member in charge of housing activities, hey felt the charts contained n the report should be better explained with regards to the categories concerned w i t h the cost of new consturction. MAPS OF CONSTRUCTION The group a l s o recognized that the report in the future will contain maps of each city showing where construction physically is taking place. The city maps wfll be divided into he transportation tones set up or each municipality in the Northwest Arkansas Regional Damage Suit Filed A $49.000 damage suit was filed Thursday in Washington Circuit Court by a Minnesota woman against Stirman Karnes of Lincoln. Maria Ironheart of Minnesota states that she was a passenger in a vehicle struck by Karnes car in a traffic accident Sept. 11, 1972 at the Hwy. 71 bypass and Hwy. 112. Miss Irontieart seeks the $49,000 for personal injuries medical costs, loss of earnings and earning capacity. Fir* Damages Auto SPRINGDALE -- A 1973 International Scout caught fire Thursday morning when the carburetor flooded and overflowed, Fire Department officials said today. Owner Odis Mounce of Hwy. ZM was driving on Old Missouri Road when the fire broke out. He was not injured. The blaze caused moderate damage to the engine compartment and heavy damage to the vehicle's inter- Transportation Study. Because of the volume and work Involved in including these maps in the report. Harlan mentioned the possibility of changing publication of the report from a quarterly basis to a semi-annual one. In a discussion of the questionnaire Harlan sent to realtors, financial institutions, and building suppliers and contractor*, he noted t h a t about 50 questionnaires out of nearly 300 were returned. QUESTIONNAIRE SENT The questionnaires asked those involved in the region's housing Industry if they would like to receive a quarterly summary of the rates, costs, rental sale activity and new subdivisions for the region and if they would participate in such a project by supplying the NWARPC with pertinent data. The majority response in the returned questionnaires was affirmative on both counts. Har Ian pointed out that realtors re turned the greatest percentage of questionnaires. Financial institutions showed the next best response to the questionnaire. Such a quarterly tummary would be provided fr*« of charge, Harlan said. During the two and on* halt icur session, group members also discussed problems with he maintenance of public housing projects and with the nception of planned unit development subdivision*. . attending Thursday'* ncluded Golda G. Cal- Those meeting included ._ _ _ _ vin, a realtor from Pea Ridge; Bob Dugan of the FaytttoriU* P u b l i c Housing Authority; Harold Lieberenx of Fiyctte- ville's inspection department and Dwayne Ferrel, Rogers' building inspector. ^SSSSSSSSSS MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If joo cannot reach jaw THUS carrier FBONBMMM DiDy i to ·:» BJS. Saturday t to 'Ma. SMday * to ·:» a-a. 10 GOOD REASONS why your son or daughter should have a newspaper route: 1. They will com money of their own. 2. They will (earn self-reliance. 3. They will learn to keep records. In doing so they will apply in o practical way the moth they learn in school. 4. They will leam how to handle money and the value of money. 5. They will leam courtesy and how to get along with people. 6. They will leam how to be punctual. 7. They will leam how to ration their time. 8. They will leam good salesmanship. 9. They will become brighter and sharper. 10. They will be operating a business of their own for profit. ... and we can't flrink of a single reason why no.! PhoiM 442-6242 Circulation Department

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