Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 10, 1974 · Page 7
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June 10, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

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Fire Destroys Two Buildings In Star City Survived Tornado STAR CITY, Ark. (AP) -Fire destroyed two business buildings in downtown Star City early today. Police Chief Norman Draper said the fire was discovered about 12:30 a.m. today, roughly 30 minutes after an intense electrical storm moved through the area. Draper said cause of the fire was not determined, but he said it might have been set off by a bolt of lightning. The blaze destroyed Lyles Furniture i Appliance Store and spread to an adjoining Building containing the Tec Nichols Insurance Agency. _ No one was injured. No mon etary estimate of the damage was available. Fire departments at Warren Monticello. Grady and Gould sent firemen to help control the blaze in Star City. Draper sait Ihe fire was brought under con trol about 6 a.m. today. Dr. Melvln Diefrlch kissed his wife Sunday morning alter (hey inspected fhc damage In their house. Their house, two cars, hoal, and veterinary hospital, which was adjacent to the house, were all destroyed hy the tornado which swcpl through Emporla Saturday evening. Mrs. Dietrich w a s thrown headlong into (he hasemenl while her husband clung to the brick fireplace. The storm killed six In Em- porla. (AP Wlrephoto) Weekend Tornadoes Kill I], Leave $55 Million In Damage By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Officials estimate that week-' end tornadoes and floods that caused 23 deaths and left hundreds injured iti three states caused damage of about $55 million. Oklahoma and Kansas of ficials are seeking a presidential declaration of disaster for areas hit by tornadoes in their states. Oklahoma Gov. David Hall Icnlnlively estimated damage at 26 million. Damages in Kansas were estimated by officials to exceed $20 million. Sen. Dewcv F. Bariolt R- Okla., said the White House staff told him President Nixon would try to have the paperwork completed today for federal assistance. In Arkansas, weekend flooding was responsible for (our deafhs and an estimated $!) mil- lion in damages, authorities said. I Lale Sunday night a tornado hit a dormitory at Ferris State College in Big Rapids. Mich., causing some damage and one minor injury. The twister, one of several which passed through the norlh central part of the Lower Peninsula, also blew away about 70 per cent of the roof at Riverview Elementary School. The National Weather Service said the tornadoes that, struck Saturday were part of a storm system almost as powerful as the one that struck the Midwest on Apri 13 and killed some,300 persons. Thirteen persons were killed in Oklahoma and six in Kansas on Saturday, officials reported. About 250 persons were injured when twisters struck 13 (owns ami cilics in Oklahoma. In Tulsa, about 1.300 structures were dpslroyed or damaged by us many as four tornadoes. Nearly one-fourth of Tulsa's 330.000 residents were without electricity Sunday night. Public Service Co. crews in Tulsa had to rebuild some high-voltage distribution systems, a PSC spokesman said. In Emporia, Kan., a tornado described by witnesses as a mile wide left six persons dead and destroyed 150 homes and partmenls, a shopping center and 100 mobile homes. The town's two hospitals treated nearly 200 persons. In Drumwright. Okla., where five persons were killed, Saturday's tornado was an 18-year- old rerun. Five persons were killed and 70 homes and building were destroyed in t h e Western Creek County town o! about 3,000 on April 3, 1956. A s u r v e y Sunday of Drumwright showed 94 homes destroyed. 118 damaged and one school "blown away." Body Of Bauxite Casually Found BAUXITE, Ark. (AP) -- The Kdy of James Grooms, 55, of ryant was recovered from a auxite mine here Sunday ternoon, a spokesman for eyrolds Mining Co. said. Grooms and Sidney Hale of ittle Rock wert trapped in a 00-foot shaft of the Mars Hill lauxite mine after a cave-in une 3. Hale was rescued Tues- ay. after both men were given ,for dead. Ken Parker, a company pokesman, said Grooms' body 'as found about 20 feet from- a ·am, a machine used to load auxite. The men were working ear the tram when sand and ud caved in on them. Funeral arrangements for ..rooms, a ZO-year mining vet- ran, will be by Ashby Funer- I Home of Memphis. 'Parker said he did not know an autopsy would be per- ormed. Recovery crews had been Italian Robbery V* RD'© Would Remove Women NEW YORK (AP) -- The new president of New York's Benevolent Association says he will push to have policewomen removed from patrol duty. .Joseph Kenneth McFecley, 35, said Sunday he believes women lack the physical and emotional ability to handle violent situations. A police department spokesman said there are 650 policewomen in New York, many of them assigned to patrol duty. The TIMES It On Top of The News Seven Days a Week MILAN, Italy (AP) -- Five armed men drove into the courtyard of Milan's main pos office in a stolen mail van ear ly today, forced five employe to lie down on the floor and escaped with a bag full of foreign currency estimated to be wortl several hundred thousand doi lars. Police said the bag containe cash being shipped by foreign banks to Italian banks. It wa the second such raid on th post office in four months. similar amount was taken th first time. Northwtf* Arkomat TIMES, M*n., June 10, 1*74 FAVrTTIVILlC, AMUNUU working all week trying to remove the tr«m because workers thought that Grooms' body might be located near It. Park' er said the tram was removed 'rom the mine Saturday. He said workers removed the Bucket "scooper" from the 'ront of the 45,000-pound ma-; chine with torches. The bucket appeared to be anchoring the machine in the muddy slush, he said. Th* TIMES h On Top of Th* N«w* S«v«n Day* a Week SWIFTS COtVIPLfTE LINE of BUILDING MATERIALS QUALITY MATERIALS DISCOUNT PRICES BANKAMERICARD. MASTER CHARGE WELCOME DELIVERY SERVICE ALSO NEW HOMES AVAILABLE IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS ELLEY iCO. 2401 NORTH GREGG ON Wnt Township North Gregg Phone 442-2251 Elect W. G. AUSTIN Democratic Candidate For CONSTABLE Prairie Township Your Vote and Support will be Sincerely Appreciated BAIL BONDS Arkansas Law "Whenever a person is arrested for any violation of this act punishable as a Misdemeanor and such person is not immediately taken before a magistrate. . . .the arresting officer may prepare in duplicate a written notice to appear in court. . . .the arrested person in order to secure his release must give the written promise to appear, or post bail bond as required by the arresting officer thereupon said officer shall forthwith release the person from custody." I KNOW that felonies and capital crimes must have bond set by the court. 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