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Arhontat T1MCS. W*d., Jun* 5, 1974 ' Architect Turned Performer Sees Self On Verge Of Success DETROIT (AP -- Gamble! Rogers is a guitar-strumming, jnrn-spinning folk singer from the Smith. But he's no country boy -- not with his moneyed background »nd the years he spent in college studying the classics. On stage in his wrinkled Levis and Western shirt with pearl snap buttons, Rogers is pure hillbilly with a rich, southern drawl that tells about red- necked sheriff's deputies and truckstop sweethearts. But later, in an interview in his $9-a-night Detroit motel room and in his beat-up Mustang, he quotes Aristotle and ponders every word as though be were a college professor lecturing a f r e s h m a n class in philosophy. He believes he could have been just tJiat if he'd set his mind to it. The way he sees it, it's all just a matter of talent and discipline. And Rogers has backing to send him through both. He also had the financial three years at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville anc a n o t h e r year or so at Stetson University in Deland, Fla. The money came from his architect father, who designed Florida's Slate Supreme Court buildin. After majoring in arc' lecture, history and philosophy and studying writing, classica arts and letters, Greek drama and the American novel, Ro gers joined his father's Winter Park, Fla., operation. . PRACTICAL PROFESSION He ".pent at least . half-dozen years with that architectura firm befort permanently trad ing in his slide rule for a guitar pick. In between, there was a brie marriage, a child, a divorce and a try at writing the Grea American Novel, which he abandoned after about 70,00 words. He said be found the prota ganist of bis autobiographies work was "kind of dull and uninteresting" so he decided t "go out and live a little." "It's been so fascinating." he said, "that I've never gotten back to the novel." Rogers gambled on taking a plunge into show business. Si far, he says he has no regret: on leaving the settled life of an architect, despite living out of a suitcase 10 months of the'yeai and piling up some 177,001 WANT TO BUY A USED CAR? Did You Know . WHEELER VOLKSWAGEN New Utvd Solei Dept. Stays Op«n 8:00 a.m. fo 6:00 p.m Monday Through Friday Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m Shopp Have You ed There?? 1973 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME 2-Door Hardtop, vinyl roc automatic, power steering nnd brakes, AMFM «dio bucket seots, air condition ing, extra sharp! J974 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE Air conditions, local one own er, 27,000 miles, in showrooi condition. 1973 MAZDA RX 2 COUPE Vinyl roof, sensational rotor) engine, air conditioning;, speed transmission, 12,00 actual miles. In mint cond tion. 1970 OPEL GT Automatic transmission, air conditioning. A real nice cpr 1972 240-Z 23,000 actual miles, four ·peed, air conditioned. 1973 DODGE DART 2 Door Hardtop, sunroof, ou tomotic transmission, power steering, factory air conditioning, power brakes, 14,000 actual miles. Wheeler Motor Co. I"*- fBi PHONE 443-3458 jj^ Wflhwoy 71 lies on his "super-charged" unker. Since last December Rogers had a manager -- Chuck laser of Nashville, Tenn. Gla- feels Rogers "is on the erge of hitting it big," should lore than double his earnings [is year and could even make ve times more than last year hen he was on his own. His first exposure with a big ame act came last winter in tiny northwestern Lower liehigan ski resort community f Gaylord when he appeared n the same bill as Ktnny Roers and the First Edition. ALBUM PLANNED And, Glaser says, two record ng companies are negotiating a Gamble Rogers album ecorded live and featuring his r i g i n a l songs and monologues is deep resonant voice and down home^' country picking. Rogers, who looks more 2' hail 37 w i t h his dark brown 'rince V a l i a n t hairstyle and n m a r k c d boysh face, can be lamboyant on stage. His boots tomping, w a v i n g his hands, hi truts back and forth. JIIIIIBW1* Livestock Report KTSEC7OTU Prices on cattle were generally lower in the livestock auc- ions held here this past wcck- :nd according to the Federal- itate Market News Service. The auction results were: SPRINGDALE CATTLE: Estimated receipts 900. week ago 1267 including 670 special sale, year ago 1158. Slaughter cows steady to SI. ower. Slaughter bulls $l.-4. Feeder steers and heifers s t e a d y to $2.50 lower. Supply largely Good and choice 350-600 Ib. feeder steers 25 per cent heifers. 18 per cent cows, and 1 per cent bulls. SLAUGHTER COWS: Utility and commercial $24.50'27. High D r e s s i n g u t i l i t y S27.-28.10 Cutler S23.-25. Canner $21.-23.10 SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yield grade 1-2 1100-1940 Ibs. $34. 37.50. FEEDER STEERS: Choice 200-250 Ibs. few sales $4(i.51. 250 300 Ibs. $40.-44. 300-600 Ibs $.3i;.75-40.50. 600-700 Ibs. $33.-35 900-1090 Ibs. $28.-29. High Good and low Choice 300-400 Ibs. $34. 37. 400-500 Ibs. $33,50-36.50. 500 GOO Ibs. $32,50-35. Good 300-400 Ibs. $32.-34.75. 400-500 Ibs. $30 33.50. 500-600 Ibs. S28.-31. FEEDER HEIFERS: Choici But later, when the show is 200-300 Ibs. $39.-43.50. 350-501 ver. Rogers is easygoing, open.lbs. S33.-35.50. 500-601) Ibs. S31. nd sincere in a slow-as-mo- asses drawl thai is the product f summers spent with his g r a n d p a r e n t s and olhetr rela- ives in Georgia. Casting a critical eye on the last, present and future of folk inger Gamble Rogers, the ar- ·liitect-tunied-pcrformer ap- lears well satisfied with what le sees. "I seem to be on the verge of ommercial success," says Ro- ?ers, who has copyrighted at east 30 songs. "I have all the work that I can handle. I'm working for good people. I have an audience. And a person who does what I do can't ask for anything more than that," IRS Computer Picks Returns For Checking LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- J D Cook Jr. of Little Rock, district director of the Internal Reve- ue Service here, said Tuesday hat fax returns selected for an RS audit this year were chosen primarily by a "discriminate function system." He said in a prepared state ment that every tax return was run through a computer program designed to monitor specific items mostly likely to con*ain errors. The new system has been so successful that only 25 per cent of the returns that have been audited this year have not required a change in the tax payment. Last year 40 per cent of he returns audited did not quire a change. Cook'said, however, 'that not ill audits of tax returns result n more tax being paid. Last year 1.8 million audits ·esulted in an additional $5.1 litlion in tax revenues, he said, "ook said $275.7 million in 'unds were made following 841,000 audits and 456,705 audits re quired no change in tax. The new system assigns weights hy formula to specific items -- mainly ones where de ductions are most often claimed. Those returns receiv ing the highest scores under the system are most likely to con tain error and are set aside for possible audit. Cook said. Items often found in error in elude failing to exclude the firsi J100 in a casualty loss rteduc tion, error in computation ol the self-employment tax. claim ing utility taxes as deductions and improper application child care deduction rules. 4. High Good and low Choic 50-151) Ibs. $30.-3:i. 450-550 Ibs 29.-S2. Good 400-500 Ibs. SZ7.-30 REPLACEMENT C O W S ood and choice ,1-8 year olt ows 700-1000 Ibs. $21.-27.75. COW AND CALF PAIRS. ood and Choice 3-8 years olf ows with 75-250 Ib. calves a Ide $285.-375.00 per pair. HOGS: Estimated receipt: ID. including 27 sows and I ·xiars, week ago 468. year a g 75. Compared to last wee!, arrows and gilts 50 cent: ower. Sows $1. lower. BARROWS AND GILTS: Ui -3 200-250 Ibs. S25.-25.50. SOWS: US 1-:! 300-400 Ibs 19.-20.; 400-525 Ibs. S18.-19. U! -3 350-500 Ibs. $17.50-18.50. BOARS: $15.18. FEEDER PIGS: US 1-3 30-4: hs. SI3.-16. per head; 40-55 Ibs 16.-21.75 per head. FAYETTEVILLE CATTLE: Estimated receipt 700, week ago 1238, year ag 283. Slaughter cows S.50-1.5 ower. Slaughter bulls $1.75-3.7 ower. Feeder heifers $2.-3.5 ower. Feder heifers $2.-3.; owgr. Supply largely Good ar. Choice 350-600 Ib. feeder steers 5 per cent heifers, 20 per cen ows, and 1 per cent bulls. SLAUGHTER COWS: Utilit nd commercial $23.75-26. Hig dressing utility $26.-27.50. Cutte 21.50-25. Canner S16.-21.50. SLAUGHTER BULLS: Yiel grade 1-2 1100-1560 Ibs. $34 7.25. FEEDER STEERS: Choic 100-250 Ibs. $45.-47. 250300 Ib 141.-45. 300-350 Ibs. S3B.-42.5 150-450 Ibs. S36.-40.25. 500-60 bs. S34.37.50. 600-700 Ibs. $30.3 i3.75. High Good and low Choic 300-400 Ibs. S33.-36.25. 400-Si bs. S32.-.15.50. 500 600 Ibs S31 2 34. Good 300-400 Ibs. $30.33. 40 500 Ibs. S29.-32. 50-600 Ibs S28.50-31.20. FEEDER HEIFERS: Choic ackage 280 Ibs. $39.11). 350-55 bs. $31.25-35. High Good ow Choice 300-400 Ibs. $31 S3.75. 400-500 Ibs. S29.-31.2 ood 300-400 Ibs. S29.-3I.25 REPLACEMENT C O W S Choice 3-7 year old 700-1000 Ib S24.-27.: Good S20.20-25.20. CO\V AND CALF PAIRS hoice 2-7 vear old cow wi 200-300 Ib. calves at side $322.5 392.50, per pair. Choice 2-7 yea old cows with 75-150 Ib. calv at sido $310.-370.20 ner pai Good S230.-315. per pair. HOGS: Estimated receipts SI including 33 sows and 12 boar week a£o 340. year ago 21 Compared to last week's sale Bnrrmv; n n d g f l t « SI. lower Buffalo Point Facilities Open A restaurant and logding facilities will open today a B u f f a l o Point, Formerly Buffalo River Slate Park. ^ N e l d a Davenport and Frances Gooclal were awarded the con cession ope-ation. according to Donald M. Spalding sunerintcn dnet of Buffalo National River. The dining room facility wil be in operation from April ' - October 31. and the lodging facilities arc open the year round. The eight modern and five rustic cottages h a v e ben rehabilitated at' a cost S33.70D. Other facilities available Buffalo Point include a picnic area three pavilions, a canoe launch area, hiking trails, ant swimming beach. Guided walks campfire programs and othe programs are scheduled t h i s .ummer. Float services are provided by canoe and hoa operators located within o u t s i d e the boundaries of the area. Cotton Futures Dp NEW YORK (AP) -- Cottoi futures No. 2 were higher ii early dealings today. The mar ket advanced on speculativ and trade buying, brokers saic The average price for mi dling 1 1-16-inch spot cotton wa 57.14 cents a pound Tuesday fo the 11 leading markets. .Midmorning prices were S1.7 to $4,50 a bale higher than the previous close. July 58.35. Oc 52.10, and Dec. 51.50. Subversive List Killed HAPPIER DAYS .. .Marji Wallace poses in 1973 photo before competing in London Ex-Miss World Is Comatose After Overdose INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ Doc say form er Mi s s Worl rj larji Wallace, is in crittca ondition, suffering from a po ·ntially Iclhal dosage of a cop-inducing drug, Doriden. The doctor, who asked not tc e named, said Miss Wallac as placed on a kidney dialysi lachine to flush the drug ou her system. The Indianapoli lodel is in intensive care. Miss Wallace, 20, a c 1 o s riend of the late race drive eler Revson, was describe y one doctor as "comatose nd in pretty had shape." Asked if Marji might have i nlionally taken ati overdose o he drug, her father. Dell Wa ·jce, said, "I'd be surprised ~ie would do anything lik :tat." Miss Wallace w a s crowne ast November in London, nu orld pageant organizers oked her title after publicit bout her relationship wit ritish soccer star Georg iest. 1-2 211(1 2-lfl Ihs S2fi 26 50: US 1-3 2 0 0 2 B O Ihs. S25.50-26. SOWS: OS 1-3 300-550 Ibs. $14.50-15.50. nOAT?S: SIS.-18. FEEDER PIGS: US 1-3 3(1-40 bs. 512.50-15.on per head: -1050 Ibs. Slo.50-17.50 per head: 50-60 bs. S17.50-2I. ner head; US 2-3 10-45 Ihs. $10.-12.50 per head. Engineers Want Poinseft Forest For Easement LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The Memphis district of the U.S. A r m y Corps of Engineers wants to l a k e 30 acres of a Poinsett County forest for con- WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government's list of subversive rgani/ations, born of the post- Vorld War II Red scare, has ·ecn killed as serving no useful purpose. President Nixon issued an executive order Tuesday deetar- ng that the list "is hereby abolished and shall not be used or any purpose.' 1 The action prevents government officials from routinely asking job applicants whether hey have ever belonged to any of the 300 groups designated subversive. Though most government department* and agencies had dropped such questions, the De ense Department had contin- ied to use the list in screening ob applicants, said Kevin Vlaroney, head of the Justice Department's internal security section. Nixon's order does allow government officials to ask job ap pHcants whether they have ever belonged to the Communist party and to inquire in general terms about membership in "any foreign or domestic organization . . . which unlawful!) advocates" violence to over throw the government or deprive others of their constitutional rights. Maroney said the new stand ard heightens the burden q proof for rejecting a job appli cant as a potential securit 1 risk. But he noted that the order does little more than f o r m a l i z standards laid down by the Su preme Court from 1951 on. Ally. Gen. William B. Saxbe said Nixon's order allows gov ernmenl personnel security pro grams to continue with "ade quate safeguards for the right of all individuals," Saxbe said he recommendec doing away with the lis created by the Justice Depart ment at President 1 Harry S T r u m a n ' s order in 1947. He sai Truman was wrong to allow th department "to assemble th- list without the consideration for due process ..." But lv said T r u m a n had some jusifi cation for his action because o "a bewildering series of prob lems in the upheavals of th post-war period." Saxbe " said the designate! groups, ranging from the Com munist party USA and the K Klux Klan to such obscure or ;anizations as Ehe Nations Hue Star Mothers of America "were of substantial concern t the government before, durin; and after the war years." The Supreme Court in 195 dd no organization could be designated subversive without Tearing, It subsequently ha ield that applicants cannot b denied jobs solely because they once belonged to a so-callei 1 subversive group. struction of two drainage ditches and a d a m . However, the state Environmental Preservation Commission, which controls the land, deferred action on the request Tuesday. The land in question is part of a 519-acre tract donated to tho state last year by the Singer Co. The commission is to determine its best use. It is the only tract of forest and left in the county that has not been cleared for f a r m i n g . At the suggestion of state Son. Bill Walmsley of Batesville. the commission decided to wait for an attorney gener- nt the ease- al's opinion on whether it has the amhorify to granl the casement since it has only tempora ry jurisdiction of the land. The commission also wants an environmental report from the engineers on the effects of the proposed drainage system on the forest. The commission also voted lo ask Gov. Dale Bumpers to request a legislative appropriation la hire a full-time staff for the commission. It currently borrows members of the state Planning D e p a r t m e n t staff. Grand Jury To Get Evidence In Hoax Try HALLANDALE, Pia. (AP) -A federal grand j u r y will sop get evidence in connection wit an alleged extortion hoax in th case of a banker who claime he was kidnaped and held fo ransom, police say. J a m e s Longo, Hallandal chief of police, said Tuesda the FBI had told him that th case of Albert Dantzler, 43 would he presented to a gran jury in Fort I^uderdale t h i week or next. "The direction of t h e evi dence points to extortion an the criminal filing of a false re port lo the police." Longo said On April 19, Dantzler tele phoned associates at the Cit National B a n k of Hallandale north of Miami, saying he wa being held for $60.000 ransom. He gave directions for deliv ering the money and was no heard from until the next day when he showed up in neart Fort Liuderdale. He told polic there that he eluded his abduc tors bv jumping into the Allan tic Ocean from a small boa and swimming to shore. The ransom was never pai Several days later, source told The Associated Press tha Dantzler was being investigate! Reagan Exits Governors Conference Early SEATTLE (AP) -- During his vo days at the National Gover- ors Conference, California . Ronald Reagan held two rcss conferences, made a pcech lo a Seattle group and Hacked Sen. Edward M. Kcn- edy's health care plan. Then, he left for California efore the conference closed Vednesday with adoption of the overnors' policy positions for he next year. Before he left, he made clear is opposition to the views of z icayy majority of governors fa 'oring national health insur- nce, a strong federal land use illl and broad action in the ield of campaign reform ant governmental ethics. He also left an obvious im session of a 1976- presidential candidacy, though he said ai Tuesday's news conference "i s far too early" for talk abou his making the race to havi much meaning. Reagan added that if it con' .inuey a year from now, he wil lave to "see how widespread i t. how deep is it and does i warrant my making such a de ;ision." Reagan, however, carefulb avoided testing any of his idea; among his fellow governors. In recent years, he has found him self in a distinct minority on najor policy questions, mainly hose of a broader federal rol on health or welfare, or for in creased federal financial help. Too muny of the governor ivant to take "a tin cup" to Washington, he told the new conference. "They talk state rights but they want it boll ways." He indicated he would tak his "slates rights" views lo th country in the stepped up na tional speaking schedule h plans after his term as gover nor ends in January. Althoug he wouldn't say so, the them also seems certain to be prime one in any future presi dcntial hid. It indicates he is banking o a belief there is more suppor Reunion Set ST. PAUL -- The date c June 30 has been set for t h a n n u a l class reunion of o years for St. Paul High School. Tiie reunion will include potluck luncheon to be servei at 12:30 p.-m. in the high schoo lunchroom. Mrs. Lena Mae Martin, 52 12*11, secretary of the schor a l u m n i association, may b contacted for further informa tion. the country for his Ideas lan among his fellow elected 'ficials. None of the governors upported his attack on Kennc- y's health care legislation, and one marked his criticism of ellow Republican Gov. Tom Mct'all of Oregon on land us*.' That may explain Reagan's eagerness to face the press. His Monday session repeated the attack on Kennedy, while the Tuesday meeting began with a statement on land use. Little Boy, Big Cigar Young Bobby Wright, I w o- year-o!d Sterling Heights, Mich, lad, takes a puff from his grandfather's cigar with, what appears, well practiced ease. His mother, Mrs. E t t a Wright, said Bobhy enjoys an occasional cigar and doesn't choke an the smoke. H i s family allows him only a few puffs per smoke, and t h e n only about once a month. Bobby's commenl In the photographer, "Boy, this is a good 'cigar." (AP Wirepholo) River Stages LITTLE ROCK CAP) -- River stages. Flood lit. Change ARKANSAS 35 19.4 D .3 Muskogee Van Buren Little Rock Pine Bluff W H I T E Newport Clarendon OUACH1TA Camden 22 20.1 23 8.7 47 32.1 B a t e s v 23 9.3 26 14.5 26 25.5 unch D. 5 D. 5 l i e U .3 D .3 unch 26 12.1 D3.8 Buffalo at Gilbert 2, up down Mississippi at Greenville 41.B, up down .1 Irv Kaze Named SAN FRANCISCO -- Irv Kaze. assistant to the president of the N a t i o n a l Football League's San Diego Cliargers, was named administrator for communications of baseball's National League. EXPERT WATCH REPAIR · / ,, L\ ' V . _ SHIFTS WAL-MART DISCOUNT CITY WAL-MART n WE SILL FOB LESS SOmETHING NEW Ml WAL-MART A i Discount City S A T I S F A C T I O N . G U A R A N T E E D FIBER-LITE 12' SPORT 17' STRNDRRD Fiber-Lite® Is the new light-weight flbergla» that floats like wood. They can really abuse and bounce back. These canoes meet or exceed all B.I.R. safety requirements. Fast and smooth handling easily repaired - quiet, comfort and safe In he the water. Fiber- lite ® Is unaffected by heat, cold and sunlight 12 FOOT SPORT If FOOT STANDARD W A L M A R T D I S C O U N T C I T Y W A L - M A R T

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