Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 31, 1974 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
May 31, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, May 31, 1974
Page:
Page 9
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 9 article text (OCR)

10 · NwltoMl Arhomoi TIMB, Friday, May 31. 1974 FAVCTTIVlCU, AKKAMAt) Northern Irish Foes Now See A Common Enemy In England Unlike The Character He Plays Actor Henry Winkler is lolal- ly unlike Knnzic, the super cool 1950s high school drop- oul he plays in the television series "Happy Days." Winkler, 28, the son of a wealthy New York businessman, was educated at a private school in Switzerland, is a graduate of Emerson College and received a master's degree In theater from Yale University. (AP Wirephoto) By COI.IN FROST BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) -- Two years ago the Union Jacks which flew over Prol- lostanl strongholds in Shankill Road and Sandy Row aitestcd to an u n s h a k e n allegiance to the British Crown. Today the same flagpoles defiantly fly the red and white of Ulster, and the Protestant militants of the Ulster Workers' Council are sounding almost as anti-British as their sworn foes, the Roman Catholics. This is the political paradox of Northern Ireland: the bloody five-year feud between Prolcs- lants and the Catholic minority has given them a common enemy -- the British. The defiant Protestants paralyzed Northern Ireland with a IS-day general strike and r h a t tered the delicate British blue print for power-sharing in the province. The toppled provincial coalition government of Catholics and Protestants was the whole basis of Britain's political do sign to heat the Catholic-based Irish Republican Army's u r b a n guerrillas. n u t the council was shelved during in the strike. The British design lies in ruin. Now, with the celebration bonfires slil "" rni "g in Belfast's Protestant back streets, the question is: What next? INDEPENDENT ULSTER One idea increasingly popular among grass-roots Protestants s an independent Ulster. Independence was one of .hrce iiHerruitives seriously proposed to British leaders thurs- lay by three Protestant chiefs, he Rev. Ian Paisley, Harry West and William Craig. Craig, leader of the extremist Vanguard movement, has long talked of a negotiated independ ence in the hope that Protes :anls'and Catholics could find a common allegiance to Northern "reland. By contrast, the Catholic based Irish Republican Army's nationalist Provisional Wing has long pressed to make Ulster a Protestant - governed province in a united Ireland. The Catholics evidently saw t h a t Protestant discontent might lead to British withdraw al. All d u r i n g the two-week strike the IRA kept unusualij quiet, suspending all its bomb ing attacks. South Vietnam UK ROTO Denounces VC, Hanoi Walkout One .sign of growing Protestant disenchantment with the British was an unlikely lape badge worn by strike support crs -- a piece of sponge. It was a mark of derision fnr Awarded Medal Navy. I.t. Fred L. Rouse, son of Mrs. Gladys Ward of Fayettevitle, has been awarded Ilie Navy Commendation Medal lor meritorious service as administrative officer while assigned to the Naval Guided Missiles School at Dam Neck, Va. from M a y 1970 to February 1974. Veteran Oklahoma Newsman E. K. Gaylord Dies At Wilson, who went on nationwide television Saturday and accused the Northern Irish of "sponging" off the British taxpayer for military assistance. The strike simply hardened _ .and so too. have the thoughts of British Prime Minister Hnrold an independent Ulster SAIGON. South Vietnam (AP) ·-- South Vietnam today denounced as "senseless" a se of demands by the North Viet namese and Viet Cong that re suited in their walkout from thi four-party Joint Military Team The Communist partners let a team meeting on Thursday end declared they would boy cott future sessions of t h e group, whose tasks includ searching for more than 1,000 missing Americans. The walkout, which paralyzec 11 the peace-keeping machin ery set up 16 months ago by the Paris peace accords, cam over North Vietnamese an Viet Cong demands for restora tibn of diplomatic privilege and immunities formerly en joyed by their representatcve in Saigon. Saigon spokesman Bui Ba True said the walkout was stubborn attempt to smoke screen their bad faith aboi peace." The only privilege di nied to the Viet Cong was weekly liaison flight betwee Saigon and Viet Cong head quarters at Loc Ninh, 75 miles north of Saigon, he said. IN SKIRMISH PORTSMOUTH, Vi. (AP)-he Portsmouth City Council ·outed the United Daughters of he Confederacy in a skirmish nvoling the Confederate f'i; and the ownership of a Civil War memorial. ' Mrs. Marian Rawls, 76, her umbrella unfurled and armed with a small Confederate Hag went to the memorial Thursday and replaced the Stars and Bars at the Confederate monu ment. The nags had been taken down by the city earlier in the day because a black counci member objected to their dis play on city property. Mrs. Rawls vowed to stand guard over the Confederate flags until dusk, but she re treated from the monumen about midafternoon after meet ing with city officials. Her flag were removed. The group to which Mrs Rawls belongs contends thi monument was deeded to i t ; group by the city, and therefor they have jurisdiction ove which flag Hies over it. ' ' ===== IXPCIIT WATCH »CPA1« SWIFTS Nd AHouHM U W RKOBflMfM - WASHINGTON (AP) - The vemment's gasoline tlloca-; on program will continue at. ast through this summer, but. location of residual fuel oil. ay he suspended. Federal nergy Administrator John C.; SawhiU says: · . ; Sawhill told reporters Thurs-: ay that the Federal Energy [[ice had begun a plan to base out the petroleum alloca-: on but that it did not neces- arily mean the system would* e dismantled before the legal uthority for allocations expires ext Feb. 28. ' He said allocation of distillate uel oils, which include diesel uel and home-heating oil. will e reviewed this [all as the winter heating season ar roaches. Call Williams Co. "CANCER CARE" Insurance . J. WIII1 -s**» 442-3*23 OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (AP) -- Edward King Gaylord, who bought his f i r s t newspaper as a Iccn-agc college student before the (urn oT the century and parlayed it into a communications conglomerate, is dead at 101. . Gaylord. dean of the nation's newspaper publishers, died at home late Thursday after putting in his usual day at the office. " , At his d e a t h , he was president of The Oklahoma Publishing Co, and editor and puhlish- ,er of The Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times. His holdings included television and radio stations in seven cities. A Family spokesman said death appeared to be from heart attack. Gaylord, whose newspapers won national recognition, headed Oklahoma Publishing for 70 years, Considered'by some the most powerful man in Oklahoma. Gaylord was in the forefront ol virtually every civic promotion, in Oklahoma City and [fie state, since 1903. He promoted statehood for Oklahoma, made or broke polificians. brought in industry and federal grants, fought gamblers and prostitutes and blasted deficit spending by government. CONSERVATIVE OPINIONS Although small of stature, Gaylord was a man of definite, conservative opinions. And his desire to IK remembered for his newspapers was never far from his thoughts. He was horn on a f a r m near Muscotah. Kan.. March 5, 1873. but moved with his f a m i l y to Denver. Colo., in 1879. Ten years later, when he was Ifi, Gaylord entered Colorado College at Colorado Springs. He had $17 in his pocket, bill worked bis way through school In his junior year, he borrowed 56,000 and joined his brother, Lewis, in buying controlling interest in the Colorado Springs Telegraph. The brothers later s o l d the paper and invested in a news paper at St. Joseph, Mo. In 1902. Gayiord moved to the Oklahoma Territory and pur chased the Daily Oklahoman In 1916 he purchased the Oklahoma City Times at a sheriff's auction. At the time of his death, bis holdings included the state' largest trucking express serv ice, television stations in Tam pa, Fla.. Dallas-Ft. Worth, and Houston. Tex.. Tacoma. Wash. M i l w a u k e e . Wis.. and Okla horn a City and radio stations in Albuquerque. N. M., and Oklahoma Gity. His two Oklahoma Cily news- lapers have a combined circu- ation of about 277,000. ^_ Gaytprd's wife, the former nez Kinney. died Jan. 16. Survivors i n c l u d e two daughters. Mrs Edith Gaylord Harper and tfrs! Ralph Neely. both of Okla- loma City; a son, Edward ,cwis Gaylord of Oklahoma }ity; nine grandchiidden; and a ;reat-grandaughter. Kitchens For Boys, Girls Stale Ready NORTH LITTLE ROCK CAP) - The kitchen' facilities at amp Robinson in North IJtlle Sock apparently are ready for delegates to Boys Slate and Girls State. Between 800 and 1,000 delegates to Boys State will begin ealing there Saturday and a similar, number of Girls State delegates will arrive June 9. William Glenn, the chief Boys ilute dietitian, said state iealth Department, American ion and National Guard officials are "tickled to .death" with the sanitation of the facilities. The kitchen failed to pass .nspcclion during Boys State .asl year, although improvements made after the inspections reduced the number of demerits enough to allow the kitchen to slay open. Dr. Edgar Easley, the assistant state health officer, said in a recent letter to Girls Stale officials, "I am pleased to en close a favorable report on the ititchen facilities." Easley com plimented the National Quart for bringing the facilities up to standards. Improvements included installing two new SOft-gallon wa Ler heaters, increasing refigera- lion facilities by a third and installing new screen doors with metal kick-boards. Hoyll Neill, chief Pulaski County sanitarian, said Ihe 'primary objection last year was inadequate facilities for sani- tising trays, dishes and silverware. Delegates to Boys State and Girls State will eat from paper trays and drink f r o m paper cups this year. The only washable item will be the silverware. ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT TO REGISTER FOR THE- 3RAND OPENING SAT., JUNE 1st 9 A.M. TO 3 P.M. MANY FINE PRIZES TO BE GIVEN AWAY PLUS FREE REFRESHMENTS MIKE'S CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY 90S Jackson -- Springdnhi DRI DRl DRAPERY CLEANERS 757-1320 Sorry. No Phone or Moil Orders Limited Quantities ·"*«**··»»,,. , Englander An Unlimited Choice Mattress and Box Springs EACH PIECE PURCHASED IN SETS **» Deep Padded ( LA-Z-BOY ) Reeliner Orig. 239.95 ReclineV with built-in Ottoman for the greatest in lounging comfort. Heavy duty vinyl for long wear and eqiy care. Fit for roylaty. la-Z-Boy means a mini-vacation every time you sit. Furniture---DILLARD'S-Second Floor "Victoria Royal" Bedroom Ensemble Puff quilted bedspreod: with Kodel® polyester fiberfill. Marching lined draperies. Valances. Orig. $45 . Orig. $56 Full Fitted Spread Orig. $67 Queen Throw Orig. $78 Dual Throw 39 99 M.M .$*.*» IMt Big savings during our Summer Sale and in time to prepare for the arrival of vacation guests. Manufactured to resist the humidity of southern climates. Cover resists moisture and mildew. Fresherized cushion treated to stay fresh. Quilted cover. Don't miss this opportunity. Twin Size Set . ... : .,.,. .76.66 Full Size Set .. 86.66 Queen Size Set .,,,.,.:.,. ,.,.,.,.,,.,,,,,.- 13646 King Size Set 16646 CROSCILL Draperies--DILLARD'S--Second Floor Fashioned of antique satin-- Colo- ray solution dyed for lasting beauty. lovely decorator colors. Austrian styled valances to coordinate with draperies. Orig. $34 72x45 draperies .......... MM Orig. $43 96x45 draperies ...... .... ».«· Orig. 22.50 48x84 draperies ........ lt.lt Orig. $42 72x84 draperies ....... ... WM Orig. $53 96x84 draperies ......... ... 47.W Orig. $73 120x84 draperies ... ..... «4Jt Orig. $85 144x84 draperies ...... ~75.lt Now is the time... Indoor/Outdoor Carpet Enjoy the minimum care convenience of indoor-owt- door carpeting. Hi-style decorator colors in 100% Ofefin-polypropMene fiber. 12' x 6' widths. Flame- resistant, color fast, mildew and rot-resistant. Us* anywhere. Orig. 3.99 Sq. Yd. 99 T4. Open Monda ythru Saturday 10 ajn. until 9 p.m.

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page