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3 · Nortfcwcrt Arkemai TIMES, Sat., Jun» 1, 1974 r»Y«TTlVILLl, -- Lockheed Statement Indicates Structure Change Is Imminent LOS ANPE1.ES (AP) -- Financial advisers to ailing Lockheed Aircraft Corp. arc scheduled Monday "to review proposals to strengthen" Ihe com- aany's financial position, a company statement has announced, The statement was issued Friday, shortly after trading of Lockheed stock was stopped on the New York Stock Exchange. A spokesman for the suburban Burnank-based firm flatly denied reports that the statement was triggered by impending announcements of a declaration of bankruptcy, the naming of a merger partner or the infusion nf Arab oil motley. The Lockheed statement said a report will be made after the Monday board meeting at which Lazard. Frercs Co. executives would study moves to strengthen the company, which the nation's contraetcr. No 1 defense The New York Times report ed today that Lockheed a n d Textron ]nc., headquartered in Providence. R.I., had agreed in principle to a deal by which Textron would provide at least $75 million in return for as Plans To Give Blood Buster Dunlap, who Is nearing the 12-gallon blood donor atatus, rejlsters for t h e Bloodmohik visit next week at the Washington County Red Cross office. Dunlap has been a regular donor since t h e program was instituted In the early 1940s. "People blessed with" good health have t h i s chance to help someone else who is less fortunate. Certainly Ihere a r e people w h o can £ive hut don't," he said. Dunlap is also convinced that he has benefited by giving blood nn a regular basis. The Bloodmohile will he at St. Paul's Episcopal Church from 12 noon to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday. (TIMESphoto by Ray Gray) Clinton And Rainwater Congressional Hopefuls Prepare For Runoll much as half-ownership in the aircraft company. Quoting from what it said were knowledgeable sources, ,he Times said the deal was not merger hut a Financial restructuring of Lockheed. Textron is a conglomerate whose products range from zip pers to helicopters. The I.os Angeles Times reported today that, an offcEial close to the U.S. Emergenc. Loan Guarantee Board, whicl guaranteed up to $250 million in hank loans to Lockheed, said the Ftxlcral panel had hncn kepi closely informed of the company's status and nothing suggested bankruptcy was in the offing. The official was quoted as saying that Lockheed still h a s authority to draw another $30 million of the 1971 federally guaranteed loan. Further, the Los Angeles Times said it had'learned from what it called a financial expert m Lockheed a f f a i r s that Textron is not likely to become involved with Lockheed on i t s own, "There there, and something else think it is Arab money," the Los Angeles paper quoted its source as saying. OmillliraiflJlJlllUliriEllllllllllllllUIIIIIIIEIIIM Obituary Market Dips The Dow Jones Industrial average closed at 802.17 Friday, down 14.48 tram I h e previous week, while The Associated Press average fell hy 3.2 over the same period to close at 249.1. Analysis attributed Ihe general decline In continuing worries o v e r high Interest rates and inflation. (AP Wirephoto) MRS. RUTH P. HENDERSON Rogers -- Mrs. Ruth Patricia "Pat" Henderson, . 68, of Rogers, died Friday in a Rogers hospital. Born July 8, 1905 in Ailkin County, Minn., she was a registered nurse, a piano teacher and a member of the Presbyterian Church. Survivors Ernest, of daughters. are her husband, the Mrs. home: Dennis By I.1NDEL HUTSON Not all of the state's political battles were decided last Tuesday. It's still business as usual for the campaign forces ol W. E. "Gene" Rainwater. 49. of Greenwood and Bill Clinton. 27, of Fayetteville. They're in a June 11 runoff to decide who the Democrats will send against Republican incumbent John Paul Hammerschmidt come November. Clinton, the youthful University of Arkansas law professor, 'headed the field in returns Tuesday. Rainwater, a state senator who owns a Fort Smith truck company, edged past Danville attorney David Sew- Unemployment Benefits Set To Increase LITTLE ROCK (API -- The average weekly wage for insured employment in Arkansas in : 1973 was $125.55. J. Merle Lem ' ley. administrator of the state ,'· Employment Security Division · said today. Lemley said Ihe maximum ;' weekly henefit payable under ·' the Arkansas Unemploymen ! Insurance program for benefits . on benefit years beginning Jub ·: 1. therefore, would be $84. ! This, he said, was an in 'i crease of $5 over the $19 max imum in effect the preceding '· fiscal year. · In 1973, the average weekl · benefit payable for a week o ; total unemployment was $-88.33 an increase of J3.68 over the '. 1972 weekly average. J The increase in the max · imum weekly benefit amoun' I indicates Arkansas' improved economic situation. Lemlej , said. He explained that the -· m a x i m u m henefit amoun ' changes each July 1 as changes recur in (he state's average .- weekly wage in covered em ~ ployment. For the first time, he said '. covered wa^es exceeded the $" · billion mark, at S3.351.3-17.44fl " for 1973. That was about S5(li ; million above the 1972 level Lemley said this increase wa due partially to coverage of 1C. · $00 state government workers · ;who became subject to coverage last July 1. Last December, a total o 531.394 persons were working ii · jobs covered by the Arkansa Employment Security Law^ __ Srfeansf ttitnrf HI .N. E*s1 X-fp. FncttrrtJJe, Art TTH Pab!!E^fd dallr and Si.-i.ia7 except January 1. Joiy t ThtRkfr-tfr.g aad Cohriroai. S-CO53 C*lm Pbft PaM at Favetlertils. Art MTMSEB A9OCIATED PR £9 Tfc- Arsodalrf Preil Ii etlted exclusively to tea UA« fo: re^jbltc*- tios of all local 'nffnj pr_iU3 b !i l»«w»pap*r \f Weil ai ·!! AP r*w» srarnrno* RAITS OtteUn Ortobei 1. UTS Per month t7 carrier ---Hail* copy dally lOe. loniay C.9. I tfi Wllhlc«tac. B«ato«, fin. lik.. *4al v Oo. rt as the final votes were tal- ed. Green and Mayor* James canlon also was a candidate. Rainwater polled about 1,000 icre votes than Stewart, while linton had about 24,000 more lan Rainwater. Clinton got 44 per cent of the ote, Rainwater had 26.35 per enl and Stewart had 25.51! per ent, Scanlon had about 4 per cnt. STEWART SUPPORTS Stewart has tossed his sup- xirt to Rainwater. lie s a i d ainwater had the experience, aturily and politicial philoso- hy to hold the cougressoonal ffice. "Bill Clinton, a l t h o u g h cdu- ated, personable and a friend, acks two necessary quali- cations--maturity and a rea istic approach to the very real iroblems facing this country to ay," Stewart said. Rainwater, reached at Fort mith, called himself a political onservative and said Clinton /as "a very liberal man as far s T am concerned." Clinton, who served on the :atipnal campaign staff of Sen. Jeorge McGovern's unsuccess- ul hid for the presidency two ·ears ago. said any differences ctwecn himsett and R a i n w a t e r vcre for the voters to evaluate, le said he didn't like the terms ibcral and conservative. Asked if his association with McGovern might have a bcar- on the outcome of the run off, Clinton said. "Hell, it might. I have no way of know NOT CONSERVATIVE Clinton said the Nixon admin _stralion had not been a "con servative" government. He sak conservative govcrnmeri 1 vould not have allowed "grea concentrations of power in the 'ederal bureauacracy" anc would have trieti to protect the jalance of power under the cam- in the runoff in much the ame way he ran the'primary. Rainwater said his campaign vould be similar to the primary effort. Rainwater said his primary campaign was modest and very ow key. He said he spent "a ourtn to one-third" of what ;iinton spent to make the run- pff. R a i n w a t e r predicted h i s orces would be able to raise nough money to "do \vhat we vant to do" in the runoff. Clinon said he thought he would be ble to finance the campaign, lit added, "I'm not exactly oiling in dough . . ." Rainwater said one of the jroblems with the rnnotf would )e getting the vote out. Rain- vater said he didn't know if ight vote would work for against him. Constitution. Clinton said that while the neople o[ the district mns -hink of themselves as con servative. they have not beei served by a conservative ad ministration," in Washington. R a i n w a t e r said Hani merEchmidl was vulnerable Clinton said he thought his chances a g a i n s t Hammerschmidt would be good, bu said he wouldn't expect the polls to reflect t h a t should he ;et the nomination. "I's always hard (o beat an ncumhent." said Clinton. Rainwater said the district was not a Republican area "b any stretch of the imagination and that there was a genera dissatisfaction with the wa_ things are going in Washington He also said several Republi can incumbents had their congressional seats to Demo cratic challengers this year. Both candidates cited Nation as one of the country's vorst problems. Rainwater said it was thi oiggest problem facing the na :ion and said the "econom. seems (o stand still while in flation goes up." Asked what he would Car Stolen ' SPRIN'GDALE -- A brown Pontiac was stolen from the Charlesworth Pontiac lot o Hwy. 71 Friday and recpverec later on Fifteenth Street i Fayetteville. Owner of the car. Phil Phi lips. Jr.. 2800 S. Thompson St told police he left h i s . car a Charlesworth Thursday a f t e r noon. Friday his wife saw th car being driven on West Sunse Street. P h i l l i p s checked wit Charlesworth and discoverei the car \vas missing. It ha been parked on the lot, awaiting repairs, with the keys inside thi vehicle. Fayelteville police later foum the car abandoned. bout it, Rainwater said he idn't have a solution now "but ·e will arrive at a program vhen we get into the general lection." Clinton said there was no im- ortant anti-inflation legislation oming out of Congress and lat the White House had done othing "except to let interest ales skyrocket so we can't buy onies or burrow money." He said a balanced federal itidgel would he an important nd effective step toward curb- ng 'inflation. "It is not an un- ealistic hope, 1 Clinton said he said, he wuld Westltng of Milwaukee, Wis., and Mrs. Barbara A. Sorcn- son of Houston, Tex.; one sister, Mrs. Botille S m i t h of Minneapolis, Minn., and six grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Callison Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rogers Cemetery. BENNIE G. CURTIS Rogers - Bennie Green Cur tis, 63, of Rogers, died Friday in a Rogers hospital. Born Sept 6, 1911 at Lead Hill, he was a farmer. Survivors are the widow, Mrs Virginia Davis Curtis of the Kome; three sons, Richard o Springdale. Billy of Coloradi Springs. Colo., and Jimmy p the home; seven daughters Mrs. Winifred Jenkins and Mrs Sue Johnson of Harrison. Mrs Italians Investigate Wine Irregularities R O M E (AP) -- A nationwide )robc was ations ordered today t h a t Rome is sieged by wine fakers. Police sources said investiga ,ors believe they may be on the rail of a "wine Mafia." Judge Gianfranco Amendola said he based his directive on complaints lhat more than half he wine sold in the capital con- ains impurities. He ordered investigators to : ind out if unlabeled wine sold n Kome and suspected to con- ain sweeteners, for more punch, originates in Sicily. Additives that give wine nore body and force are for* bidden in Italy. Offenders are ninislied by one to five years in Alice Graham of Rogers, Mrs. Sonnie John of Blue Eye, Mo., Mrs. Roberta Pinkley of Deca- ,ur. 111., Mrs. Patty Smith of iudora and Mrs. Faith Cortez of Lincoln; four brothers, Ray of Westville, Okla., Aubrey of Berryville, Clyde of Lincoln, ma :ers, Omaha and and City. Mrs. Henry of Oklaho- Okla,; two sis- Oleta Widner of Mrs. Leola Webb Irish Sisters Continue Their Hunger Strike In British Jail UN To Provide Peacekeeping Sentry Force UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) -- The United Nations Security Council has approved the establishment of a peacekeeping force between the Israeli and Syrian armies, b u t not without sour notes from China and Iraq. The United Slates and the Soviet Union proposed a resolution Friday setting up the 1.250- man force, which will man the buffer /one between the lwo;ar- mios. The resolution provides initial six-month term F o r the force. The measure passed 130 'ilhout objection, but China dirt not vole. It has accused the United Sl-ates and the S o v i e t Union repeatedly of interfering in the a f f a i r s of Middle East countries. . . Iraq, another member of the 15-nation council, also refused. to participate. This was in accordance with its policy of not recognizing the legal existence of Israel. If either country had voted against the motion, the resolution would have been defeated. of Harrison: 18 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Holt Funeral Chapel in 'Harrison with burial in York Cemetery. Local arrangements are by Callison Funeral Home. BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) -- Albert Price is worried that his daughters are dying. He is not afraid for the girls -- "they've got no fear of it." he says. But he does fear that if they die in a London jail, havoc will occur in Ulster. Dolours Price. 23, a n d Marion, 20, led a team of IRA guerrillas last March in planting four car bombs in. London. One man died and more than 200 peope were injured. They are now. de- to serve con- Ihej MRS. MARY LEOLA PRICE Rogers -- Mrs. Mary Leola Parsley Price, 69, died Friday in Oakland, Calif. She was born Nov. 27, 1904 in Madison County. Survivors are one son, Charles Price Jr. of O a k l a n d ; one brother, Kenneth Parsley of Dardanelle; and one sister, Owen of Hunls- Mrs. Gerald ville. Ala. . Graveside funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Rogers Cemetery under direction of Callison Funeral Home. FPC Official Testifies That Proposed Generator Is Needed LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Testimony filed with the state Public Service Commission on Friday said the coal-fired generating plant Arkansas Power Light Co. wants io build near Redfield definitely is needed. Donald L. Martin, regional engineer of the Fort Worth Regional Office of the Federal Power Commission, said the plant needs "to be built schedule in order to meet the expected future electric load for the state of Arkansas." The proposed $850 million plant would be capable of generating 2.8 million net kilowatts of electricity. Larry W. Hoaglan of Little Rock, chief engineer for the PSC. also filed his findings with (he PSC, saying APlL's projections of future electricity demands are reasonable. But Hoaglan suggested the PSC require APL to file a load factor report each September. If the demand were to slow or level out. the PSC could order APL to delay construction of some of the plant's four proposed units, he said. Friday was the second deadline Ihe PSC had -set for the filing of direct testimony for the June 17 hearing it scheduled on APL's application for a certificate of public need and environmental compatibility for the Youth Injured SPRIN'GDALE - A youth received slight injuries Friday afternoon in a two car accident at Chapman Avenue, just west }f Johnson Road. Garland E. Hilil, 16, of 3901) Chapman Ave., did not require hospital treatment. According to police reports, Hill. 16. of 390(i Chapman Ave.. headed west on Chapman and made too wide a turn, striking head-on a car driven by Patty Ann Morgan, 17. of 3905 Hassle Ave.. which was traveling east on Chapman Ave. Hill was cited by police for driving left of center. facility. APL filed mony of seven witnesses Friday. J. D. Bluff, senior Man Dies In Crash HOT SPRINGS. Ark. (AP) -Virgil Frogge, -68. of Amity (Clark County) was killed Friday when the car in which he was riding crossed the center line of U.S. 70 near Pearcy (Garland County) and struck a 2',!-ton truck. State Police said. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If yon cannot reach your TIJIES carrier PHONE 442-O42 Daily S to 6:30 p.m. Saturday 3 to 6 p.m. . Sunday 8 to 9:30 a.m. the direct testi- Phillips of Pine vice president ol A prehearing conference had iecn scheduled by the PSC for Vednesday. but ' it was postponed and will be reset after all direct testimony has been Stale May Subsidir Veterinary Students LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Leg- slation providing additional 'unds for Arkansas veterinary medicine students studying at out-of-state schools apparently will be considered at a special session of the General Assembly this summer. Tom McRae. an aide to Gov. 3ale Bumpers, told the Joint Interim Committee on Education Friday that Bumpers had agreed to include the proposal n the session. State Rep. Lloyd George of Danville said that the legisla- ure appropriated $4,508 per student . per year in the 1973 session because Arkansas does not have such a school. However, he said out-of-state tuition at Oklahoma State University has risen to $7,300 a ear. McRae said the governor's proposal calls for an appropriation of $101,001) to students who would attend OSU, Kansas State University, the University of Missouri and Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. the company, denied a rumor the plant was proposed to pro vide power for a u r a n i u m en richment plant to be located in the state. He said APL and its parent company. Middle South Utilities Inc., recently learned that the enrichment plant would not be constructed in the area served by any Middle South company. 'The PSC said Friday it wouli allow APL to file on Tuesday the revised testimony of a me teorology consult, who made a mistake in his first testimony filing. All intervenors in In? case also were told they could fil. testimony by next Friday. on a hunger strike manding permission their life sentences in a Northern Ireland jail. IRA militants have vowed "devastating sequences" in Ulster if die. Price, speaking today as he left to visit his daughters ai Brixton jail, insisted his daugh ters are happy. "Of .course they are happy, Happyi about dying," he said "The only thing that will worrj them is the stupidity ol the de cisions which are forcing them to this, and the excuses thai will come when they are gone.' Price himself is a veteran o the Irish Republican Army. In 1943 he and 20 others tunnelec their way out of a Londonderry jail in one of the IRA's mos spectacular escapes. REFUSED TO EAT The girls have been refusing Lo eat since they were con victed and jailed last Novem ber, but until two weeks ag they were fed by a tube placei down their throats The Horn Office called it "artificial feed ing"; the girls' supporters sa it was akin to forture. In the past two weeks, how ever, the girls have taken onl; water. An Irish group in London sail. the sisters were given the las Richter Denies He's Seeking To Move TOKYO (AP) _ Soviet pia nist Svyatoslav Richter has d nied as "baseless" and "stupid" reports from Moscow lha he is seeking permission to H\ temporarily in the West, th New Artists Association said day. A spokesman for the assoc ation, which is sponsoring Ric ter's current Japanese tou said Richter snapped "baka" -Japanese for "idiot." -- whe his interpreter translated th news stories about him. "That's a baseless, stupid re port. I have no intention to li\ abroad, especially vhich is a city I he pianist was reported lave said. The reports from Mosco\ q u o t i n g informed Sovi sources, said Richter was on of three musicians who had a jlied for permission to live Fi me to three years in the Wes They wanted to match the skills with Western nerforme and win the international fam they believe (hey deserve, th sources said. Vehicles Crash SPRINGDALE - James Lewis. 18. of 3007 Backus Ave.. was slightly injured Friday evening when the car he was riding in was struck from behind by another vehicle. Lewis did not require hospital treatment. According to police reports, Lewis was riding in a vehicle driven by Bobby Ray Hood, 21, also fo 3057 Backus Ave. Hood, headed north on Hwy. 71, slowed his car to make a right turn into the Vic Mon Drive-In when he was struck in the rear by a car driven by Clarence W. Tipton. 18. of Cave Springs. No citations have been issued. NOTICE Effective May 1, 1974, HM Agenda for Meetings of the Fayctteville City Board of Directors that has previously appeared rn this space will b» run on Page 2 of the Monday Edition preceding the Tuesday meeting. Londoi don't like, tes last weekend. The Home !fice denies this, and said ey received only "un act of enediction" for the sick. Now the girls are at tile ccn- r of a great debate in Britain, hould they be allowed to die? should they be allowed ansFer to Northern Ireland here, in contrast to British .ils, political prisoners get pecial privileges and are kept part from common criminals? If the Price sisters get their av, £ome 50 other Irish pris- ners convicted in Britain on rms and explosives charges ould seek the same way home. SLA Claims To Have Shot Down Police Copter LOS ANGELES CAP) -- The ""BI is studying the contents of letter bearing the seven-hot 1 '!I cobra insignia nf the Syin- vhich Liberation Army, the terrorist group claimed it used an anti-aircraft nissilc to send a police helicop- er crashing in a ball of flames. The letter, slipped late Friday night under a tioor of fele- ision, station KNXT, said the el-powered helicopter was shot town "in retribution for the 17 Hay elimination of six nf our beloved comrades by members of the Los Angeles Police Department SWAT Teams." A senior officer, Ctndr. Paul J. Gillen, who hearted the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) section of the Los An- ;elcs Police Department, was illed in Ihe helicopter crash Wednesday. Three other officers aboard the aircraft, which was reportedly on a SWAT training exercise, suffered serious injuries. Heavily armed SWAT members stormed a South Los Angc les home. May 17 in which six SLA members, including the group's leader, Donald "Cinque" DeFreeze. were hiding. All six terrorists were killed in the hour-long sbnotout and fire that followed. Meanwhile. William A. Sulli- vati, FBI agcnt-in-charge here, said Friday that missing news paper heiress Patricia Hearst is not a "special case" and will be treated like any other fugitive if she and the SLA couple with whom she is thought to be hiding elect to shoot it out with officers. Sullivan said "We will not cange our normal procedures" trying to apprehend the 20- year-old Miss Hearst. William Harris and his wife, Emily. Miss Hearst, kidnaped from her Berkeley, Calif., apartment Feb. 4, has said in taped messages that she has since joined the SLA. She is currently being sought on a number of warrants, including kidnaping and assault, stemming from a sporting goods store robbery here more than two weeks ago. Mondale Condemns Administration Techniques LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The residency of Richard iNixon las been infected with the arrogance and espionage techniques of cotcl war foreign policy, Sen. Waller F. Mondale said Saturday. "The techniques of dealing with our worst enemies abroad became the means for subverting the law at home," the Minnesota Democrat said in an address prepared for n convocation sponsored by the Conter for the Study of Democratic Institutions. 'This tendency continues today iti Ihe President's handling of the House impeachment- inquiry, and in his dealings wiili Ihe special prosecutor am! the courts," Morulalc added. Mondale, who is considering a run for the presidency in 197C, conceded n president needs secrecy in his most sensitive diplomatic ventures and has the right to conduct an effective foreign policy. "But the danger of the Nixon presidency has been to f "cr he style of secrecy, the of national security, and the psychology of negotiating with the enemy away from the foi'cign- inlicy arena into the area of domestic affairs," Mondale stated. "There is no excuse for (reat- ng the House Judiciary Com- .ittcc as if it were a Communist, super power. There is no uslificatioii for dealing with the special prosecutor's office is if it were a foreign enemy," ic added- Church Women Set Sacrificial Luncheon Church Women United will sponsor a sacrificial luncheon at noon Jimc 7 at Sequoyah Unilccl Methodist Church. Tickets will he available at the door. Proceeds from ticket sales and the offering will f,n to tho Arkansas Council of Churches to support the Lake Ministries. Mrs. Sylvia Swart/ will he speaker discussing the "Youth Bridge." All interested women arc invited to attend. A nursery will he provided. CHARCOAL BROIL NO. 2 With hickory smoked sauce with an order of fries and your choice of soft drink or coffee. Good thru Sin., June 2, IKt. $1.30 Value FAMILH-NITE SPECIAL 97* minute man remember when you're hungry., i it only takes · minute m*nl ' 529 N. Colfog* - 521-1062 324 W. Dkkson - 443-3123 WORSHIP KNOWS NO CALENDAR Some sefact Sunday as a day ol worship. Othvrc prefer Friday or Saturday, Butthe solace of worship knows no bound: aries--temporal or spatial. Some find iheir God In church. Others see him In a spring sunrise, or in · fresh-mown meadow at dusk. Children oft find peace in an evtnlng p;aycr. Each seeks peace In hi* own way. All place their tru»t M · Supreme Being and worvtrtp as conscience dictate*. Why not join them? You, too, can find solace and guidant* in prayer. 443-5438 or 442-8111 WILCOMB NVW W [····· M* mm to

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