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June 6, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

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IRA Plans Rites For Gaughan, No Word Yet From Kidnapers By COLIN FROST DUBLIN., Ireland (AP) -- Michael Gaughan, Irish nationalism's newest martyr, begins his last journey home today in » coffin escorted by comrades from the Irish Republican Army. Gaughan's body will be taken from the British prison on the Isle of Wight where he died Monday night of pneumonia brought on by 64 days on a hunger strike. The IRA will parade Gaughan's coffin across Ireland i» Ballina, his home town in Coun ty Mayo, to whip up national emotion against the British government's refusal to get out of Northern Ireland. The Irish government has let it be known that it will not tolerate any dis play of military strength by the outlawed IRA. Six red banners flutter out- »lde Dublin's General Post Office, each bearing the name of an IRA hunger striker in * British jail. Gaughan's is bor dered In black crepe. The others honor the Price sisters. Marion and Dolours and their revolutionary com rades, Hugh Feeney, Frank Spraftg and Gerald Kelly Gaughan was serving a seven year sentence for bank rob bery, the others are in for lifi for car bombings in London last year. They as Gaughan are demanding to be classified as political prisoners--whicl would make them eligible fo the amnesty that Is likely if the war in Northern Ireland eve ends--and to be transferred tc prisons in Northern Ireland. Gfiughan was the first Irisl hunger striker to die In a Bril h prison since Terence Mac- winey. the mayor of Cork, in 920. Irish authorities fear that by he time Gaughan is buried, robably next week, public pinion will swing behind the *A and the guerrillas will win ccruits after a period of de- line. There still was no word from le three armed men--believed o be IRA members--who kid- aped the 71-year-old Earl of onoughmore and his wife ear- y Wednesday from thetr coun- ·y mansion in County Tipperary, 120 miles southwest of Dub- n. Irish police suspected that he couple were being held as lostages for the five IRA hunger strikers In Britain. The burned-out wreck of the idnapers' getaway car was ound In County Wickow, south f Dublin and about 80 miles rom the Donoughmore estate, nd police patrols were search ng through the Wick low moun alns. Snow Resigns CONWAY, Ark. (AP) -- Dr Silas D. Snow, 64, who has heel president of State College o Arkansas here for 21 years, an nounced Wednesday that h would retire. Snow said he was leaving th post out of respect for SCA an its future. He said he had no been under pressure to quit an was in good health. The hoard of trustees ap proved his request for retire ment at a meeting Wednesday A committee will be selecte by the board to find a ne\ president. Snow said. KIDNAPPED .. .Lord Donoughmore and his wife wen kidnapped early Wtdneiday Enemy Attack On AnDien Said Broken SAIGON, South Vietnam (AP) -- South Vietnamese forces 25 miles north of Saigon smashed a two-prong North Vietnamese attack Wednesday night and killed 145 of the attackers, the S a i g o n military command reported today. A communique said 13 other North Vietnamese were cap-lured, while government casu- Ities were 27 killed and 63 'ounded. The North Vietnamese were rying to recapture the village f An Dien, which the South Court Order Obtained For Prilchard Files LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- 'loyd J. Lofton, the attorney or a firm suing Larry Pritchard, a Little Rock petroleum ·roker, obtained a court order Wednesday to see the prosecuting attorney's files on Prit chard. Pritchard has been charged with four counts of false pre tense, a felony. In connection with alleged petroleum transac tions. However, none of the charges pertains to the alleged transac lion cited in Lofton's suit. The suit was brought by Rob ert C. Nickolas and Sea Lift Ice and Fuel Co. Inc., of Texas The firm alleges that it deliv ered 48,629 gallons of diesel fue to Pritchard Jan. 22 and tha Pritchard and his firm had no paid the $21.882 purchase price The suit originally wa- filei for lhat amount, but in a amendment the plaintilfs askec for $10,000 punitive damages a Lcging that Pn'2hard wa transferring corporate asset: to himself to defeat creditors. Ihe suit is scheduled for tria Tuesday in Puiaski County Cir emit Court. Taylor Bank Robbed, Two Persons Held TAYLOR, Ark. (AP) - Three persons r o b b e d tie Taylor ·ranch of the 1st National Bank of Mignolia today but Sheriff Wade Tatum of Lafayette Coun ;y said he apprehended two of the suspects near Stamps Tatum said he arrested one man and one woman after a ligh speed chase, which ended n a gravel pit near Stamps. He said itate. county and local authorities were searching for the third suspect, who es caped on foot after the robbery Mrs. Alvin Souter. owner of a service station across the stree from the bank, said the tri stopped there to use tfie r e s rooms, then went across t h i street to the bank. Mrs. Souler said she Decani suspicous and called the police who apparent!} arrived just a the robuera were leaving th bank. Authorities at Taylor, whic is ii. Columbia County, broad cast an all points bulletin abou the robbery, which Tatum sai he heard on his radio. H spotted the car a few minute later and cave chase. had retaken late 'ietnamese Tuesday It was the 21st day of fighting lere. North Vietnamese forces also tucked government positions i and around nearby Ben Cat, ring more than 200 artillery nd mortar shells. Two South r ietnamese soldiers were killed nd 22 wounded, the command aid. More fighting Was reported along the Cambodian border 50 miles west of Saigon, where military sources say the North Vietnamese are trying to secure a new infiltration route nto the western Mekong Delta BORDER CLASH The command said South Vietnamese infantrymen and irmored vehicles killed North Vietnamese in the border clash. Five government soldiers were killed and 12 were wounded, the command said. In Phnom Penh, about 100 Cambodian police continued to surround the March 18 High School where Education Minis ter Keo Sangkim and his depu ty Thach Chea were killed Tuesday. Police said they feared per sons still inside might be armed. They said they had no clues as to the identity of the killeps of the two officials. On Tuesday about 1,000 student demonstrators seized the two men and demanded the release of five students arrested by police earlier last week. Police stormed the school, killing six students and wounding 16. Sources said 68 students were arrested. Two rocket attacks today Stale Methodist Conference Ordains Ten CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Ten ministers, including a husband and wife, were ordained in United Methodist ceremonies here'Wednesday night. All are members of the North Arkansas Conference of the denomination which concludes its annual session at Hendrix College Friday. Those ordained deacon, second highest clerical order in :he denomination, were: the Rev. Harold Bizao of Springdale, the Rev. Charles Armour of Jacksonville, the Rev. Rich ard Lancaster of Fayetteville the Rev. Ronda Crow of Jack sonvllle and the Rev. John Wll cher of Camden. Those ordained as elders, the church's highest clerical order were the Rev. Nicholas Carter Lascaro, the Rev. Carol Ann Lascaro, both natives of Jack sonville; the Rev. Thomas Win burn Bamett of North Little Rock, and the Rev. James Davis Harrison of Atkins. Dr. Thor Hall, a professor of religious studies at the Univer- ity of Tennessee at Chat- anooga, Tenn., said in a ser mon lo the newly ordained min- sters that they should make ove their aim. "You are not being ordained o .serve the institution or to killed 12 persons and woundei 27. In the f i r s t attack Khmer Rouge gunners shelled th southern outskirts of Phnom Penh, killing eight persons an wounding 20. Later rebel gun ners fired four rockets into th heart of Phnom ePnh, Idtlinj four civilians and woundin rthwMt Arfcanm TIMES, Thur*., Jun* ft, rAYITTIVILLC. AMKANtA* ^ 1974 try," he said, "but to f u l f i l l the high ideal of love." In another speech to conference members, the Rev. Edward W. Harrison of Little Rock, executive director of the Christian Civic Arkansas, Inc., Foundation of said that the church has remained silent on satisfy your own ideas of minis- the nation's drug problem. MKML**MIJ» K.iM»S«ar. Recovery Room's Special of Specials! 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