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Northwctt Arfcnnuit TIMiS, Sun., Jun» 2J, 1974 f AVITTtVILl.1, AIIKAMSA* MiHuinnutMimnw Obituary l.KM R. JONKS Bcnlonviltc--1-em K. Jones, 75, former member of '.lie Bentonville City Council, died Saturday at his home. Born Sept. 25. 1858 in Red Rock, he was a retired salesman, a 50- year Mason and a member of the Christian Church. -.- Survivors ore the widow, Mrs. ,-Beatrice Maples Jones of the -home; one d a u g h t e r . Mrs. Bettie J. Halfield of Rogers: two brothers. James of Hot Springs and Howard of Fullerton. Calif.; four sisters, Mrs. Bonnie llardell and Mrs. Vcrna Criner of Bentonville, Mrs. Maude Hefley of Colgate. Okla. ' and Mrs. Ethel Criner of Mt. · J u d e a ; two grandchildren anc · two great-grandchildren,. Funeral service will be at 5 ' p.m. Monday at. the Callison " McKinney Funeral Home with burial and Masonic graveside r i t e s a t t h e Bentonville Cemetery. WILLiAM LOWDER 11 William Robert Lowder. 1! infant son of Mr. and Mrs William Robert Lowder of Fay etteville. died shortly after birth . Friday in a local hospital. ' In addition to his parents, he ·. is survived by his paterna grandparents, Mr. and Mrs William C. Lowder of Jackson : ville, Fla., and his materna · grandmother, Mrs. Paul Smit] : of Fayetteville. Graveside services will be a 10 a.m. Monday at Fairview Memorial Gardens under the direction of'Moore's Chapel. HUBERT LUCAND Hubert C. Lucand, 77, o Borger, Tex., formerly of Fay Extortion Try Fails An extortion attempt linke to * bomb threat failed Satur day morning when the extor tionist didn't pick up the mone; he had demanded from a Fay etteville store. Larry Francis of the Walmart Store in Southgate Shoppin, Center told city police a womai employe received a telephon call from a man at 10 a.m. The caller told the clerk : bomb had been placed in th store and would explode a 11:30 a.m. unless $1,000 in casi was delivered lo a designate telephone booth in Farmington. Police staked out (he phon booth and company employe made the delivery. The calle never showed up to get th packa'ge. Church Briefs nvniiiiiiniiJioiioiiiimiiniMiiiiiiiiininiiiiiiiiniiiB!! VBS PLANNED FARMINGTON -- Vacalio Bible School will be held at th Farmington Community Bapti Church June 24-28. Session fi children of all ages will 1 conducted from 6:30 to 8:. p.m. each day. The Rev. Slei Wood is the pastor. LECTURE SET Mrs. Goola Minwana, head the Thcosophical Society Pakistan, will give a lectu entitled "The Meaning Freedom" when the Oza: Theosophical Camp and Ed cation Center of Sulptr Springs meets at 2:30 p.i today at the Hill 'N Da Restaurant in Bella Vista. R E V I V A L PLANNED E v a n g e l i s t s Mary R u B r a n h a m and Pauline Stce will conduct a family reviv today through June 30 at t First Assembly of God Churc Services will be from 7-9 p.n daily, except Saturday. Special classes will be he for all age groups with a pubt school counselor addressing t teenagers and various speake for the adult classes. The nursery wilt be open an the public is invited by Past Don Smothers. BIBLE SCHOOL SET Bible school will be held ihe First Baptist Church Ju: 24-28. Classes for children ag. 4 through the 6th grade w be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noo The church bus will pick i children at Root School at 8:1 Jefferson School at 8:30 and C C a l i f o r n i a Street parking lot Carlson Terraces at 8:45 a.m. JCimrf F1W at Fejenir-j:i, Art. Mr.MJOl ASSOCIATED PRKm Tie Associated Pren is «tjt!M t elas'veij- to tse 1:55 lor TcyjW.a Han of all local e«*i prlrtsd 13 th. Bew3?sr*: \s we!: at all if p »wi January 1. Juj t RITBCSlFTIOJi K.tTZZ EKBCtive OC-oK; 1. an PfT mflet by carrier _ , cnr ttttr lOc, iaaiar c*. urn evillc, died Friday at marillo. Tex. Born Jan. 8. 1897 K u f a u l a . Okla.. the son clix and M i n n i e Davis Lucanri. was a retired University oi r k a n s a s employe. He is survived bv the widow. rs. Helen Lucand of the me; one brother. Ted of Osa- atomie. Kan.; one sister, Mrs. enevieve Ham of Van Buren n d several nieces and ephews. Graveside services will be at p.m. Monday at Fairview emorial G a r d e n s under the rcclion of Moore's Chapel. 12 Fires Erupt In Swkane SPOKANE. Wash. ( A P ) _ welve fires erupted in Spo ane and its suburbs Saturday and officials of three fire de artmentx said at least 10 lem were the work of arson sts. The most serious de troyed a three-story apartmen uilding, leaving about 60 per ons homeless. Within a 6Vi-hour perioc .ames broke out at the Vill Vova Apartments, the Nort i d e Building, Automotiv and Gung Ho Restaurant. Fires also struck a mo orcycle distributorship, a true distributorship, two p a r k e 'ars, three parked trucks, an i wooden shed in a suburbar irea. Officials said a total of seve rucks were damaged. "It's still too early to sa whether these are all related, aid Fire Chief Alfred O'Conner said. Units from a fire station ilock away were fighting an a on fire at the automotiv warehouse when the apartmei alarm was received. Damag here was contained to a loa ng dock and door. But soon after the apartmen was reported in flames, crew vere dispatched to the restai ·ant, where a set blaze dan aged a doorway and trash coi ~:apt. Paul R. Nolan said. As firemen struggled thcr lames broke out in an autom bile parked 50 feet away. At that point, a two-alari :all came from t h e . buildin iupply company. The quonset-hut structure, :ated across from an empt ire station, was heavily dai aged. As the fire was bein ought, the second car bur nto flames on the same streel Survivor Of Grape Project Sees First Signs Of Harvest NEW HOPE, Okla. (AP) -'he son oi a Missouri mulcskin- cr who faccil i\ life of dcprivn- ion has seen the first signs of larvcsl in a once-ambitious Ian to get thousands of per- ons off the welfare rolls. Jim Dodd, who came here wo years ago to join nine other amilies in this Atoka County ettlement, is the lone survivor f the Office of Economic Op- xjrtunily project. He refused to leave wilh Ihc ast two families last fall when he OEO--beaded for liciuida- ion on July 1--abandoned the 'isionary project. Dodd estimutes this year's rop of French hybrid grapes :ould bring him $5,000. "The harvest should begin he first part of August, maybe efore," he said. "There al- eady are a few pods turning 5lue out there." He plans to double this crop, he first in two years here, to 5 acres for next year. Dodd got a boost when the fn- dian Nations Community Action Center recently gave him clear itle to his 20 acres. He walked n with a $1,000 payment-money received from an oil pipeline Governor Not Kidnaped; Just Gave Man A Ride LANSING, Mich, CAP) -- A little "girl's concern for her father led to brief but sweeping police search Saturday for Michigan Lt. G o v . Jameb Brickley. Ttn-year-old Kelle Brickley recovering Irom an append!) operation, was looking out her hospital room window Saturday morning after her father's visit In the parking lot below, she saw two men get into her dad's car. Alarmed, Kelle told doctors she feared her father was bcinj abducted. The doctors callec Brickley's home and informed his wife, who relayed the mes sage to State Police. State Police in Lansing said they issued an all-points bulle tin "for the lieutenant governo at 8:45 a.m. Within minutes road blockades were set up am a heavy contingent of squa cars patrolled the area arounc the hospital. The search was called of when Detective Sgl. John Boggs drove to Brickley's home in rural Dimondale, southwes of Lansing, and found the lieu tenant governor there. Brick ley, it turned out, merely hac given a young man a ride from the hospital to a nearby loca tion. Nation's Students Declining In Science Test Achievement MIAMI, Fla. (AP) -- Sixteen years after Soviet space travel led the United States into a major push for science education, the nation's students arc declining in science test achievement, a national education group says. The National Assessment of Education Progress, a project oi the Education Commission of the States, said at its annual meeting here that an early report on a second round of science testing shows that: --"On most exercises measuring science knowledge and skills, achievement declined at all three sctiool ages assessed --9. 13 and 17 years; --"On exercises used at ages 9, 13 and 17 in both assess- Tom T. Hall Quits Grand Ole Opry NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Country music singer-writer Tom T. Hall has resigned from the Grand Ole Opry, saying his band wasn't allowed to u trumpets, drums and violins. The Opry moved from downtown Nashville this spring 510 million glass, brick into ind steel, ultra-modern auditorium with an inaugural performance attended by President Nixon. But Hall, n member of the Opry since 1971, complained in his letter of resignation sent June SO that the Opry's policy on the use of some instruments has not kept up with the times. Opry manager Hal Durham confirmed Hall's resignation Saturday but said he had not had a chance to discuss it with Hall, who last appeared on Opry si age J u n e 7. the Hawk Watchers SYRACUSE. N.Y. AP) -Hawk watchers are about to unite. During a hawk migration conference here, a nine-man committee was named to organize what will be known as the Hawk Migration Assn. of N'onh America. It will act as a clearing house for hawk information. The meeting drew 300 a m a t e u r a n d professional hawkwatchers who man 35 vk lookouts during the migration season. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If you cannot reach yoor TIMES carrier PHONE DaUy i to 6:30 p.m. Situraay 3 to « p.m. * to S:30 a.m. mcnts, national performanc improved on about one third o the exercises and declined o about two-thirds of the ercises; --"At the three school-ag levels, size of the decline i overall performance was bi tween one and two percentag points." Project chairman Robert 1 AIcBride, president of the Deli ware Board of Education, sai (hat 100,000 youngsters wer tested in the second science a scssment. Half of the questions were r pcated from the first asses ment in 1S69-70. and it is froi those questions that the f i n d i i of declining achievement made. McRride said. He sa the percentage of decline wa high enough to be beyond th margin of error computed the analysis. "Since we are reporting th d e c l i n i n g achievement, wouldn't be appropriate for to try to say what caused it said McBride. "We do kno from professional school app! cations that (here is less Intel est in engineering and medicir t h a n a few years ago." h added. In the report, released Frida during the commission's anmi meeting here, the group sa t h a t nearly h a l f a million st dents have participated in th assessment project since 196 By 1975. they will have bee tested in 10 learning area Findings in such areas as s cial studies, reading and wri ing already have been a nounced. Three groups -- Sout. easterners, rural and inner-cit students -- have been sistentiy low achievers ... ,. the studies so f a r . In the secon cicnce assessment, hmveve the three groups showed in provement. (hough thev sti lagged behind. The commission is a non-pro it association of governor stale Ian-makers and educator; Its members represent J states. Puerto Rico and the Vi gin Islands. The assessment project being f i n a n c e d by the U.S. O fice of Education" coi jmpany for right-of-way which locked out six rows of grapes, nil the land is now his. He and his wife, Leona, have ade ends meet for their 17- daughter and 13-year- by selling flowers and ear-old d son ants from a makeshift green- ousc. They also have acquired milk cow and 10 hogs, plus a v,' rabbjts. Dodd believes his background ay be (he clue lo why he one stayed. Until he was 13, he didn't now what it was like to live in place, let alone a house. is father was chasing mule- iving jobs which were getting carce. He says he went without iocs for years and had only ne pair of overalls. "My mom would wash them ut each night so I'd have omclhing clean lo wear the ext day," Dodd said. His parents migrated from iissouri to Oklahoma in 1921, looking to get rich like every- ne else with that black stuff ushing out of the ground," But it didn't happen for hem. Dodd was making a go of it a construction worker until e was felled by a heart attack. he grape farm was his nance-- as he put it-- to "get ree of" his $196-a-month dis- hility check. He was hospitalized for 11 Presbyterians Try To Mend Ceniury-Old-Rift LOUISVILLE. Ky. ( A P ) -American Presbyterians began on Saturday a long march toward healing their century-old rift between North and South. tn a key decision, the governing assembly of b r a n c h . the the Southern Presbyterian ays last -orked too winter after hard. Now he . ins his chores at the break of ay, hunts for a cool spot and cturns to the fields in the eve ing. "Maybe some of the past has elped me look to (he future," Dodd said. "Why I've already ot me a tractor, a disc and an lutomobile here." "I've believed all the time. ·I believe In han ever," Church in the U.S., gave a go ahead to Uie reunion process. At the same time, the assembly deplored the "damaging actions" of dissidents who have broken away to form their own small Southern body but held out a welcome for their return. "We set aside all desire lo er/gage in retaliatory action," the denomination said, adding that it wanted to act "in love...to heal the wounds of division." The delegates voted to authorize preliminary churchwide study of a plan for reunion with t h e U n i t e d Presbyterian Church, a larger national body. Similar affirmation by the United Presbyterians, whose concurrent meeting here runs hrough next Wednesday, was considered certain. Together, the denominations have about 3.7 million members -- 2.7 million United Presby- .reians spread nationwide and 900.000 in the Southern branch They divided in 1361 at the start of the Civil War. In the closing session of the Southern church's week-long assembly, it directed two years of local church study of the plan, with projected legislative action on it by the 1976 assembly. this place now more Autopsy Set In Deaths Of Texas Couple WICHITA FALLS, Tex. (AP) -- An autopsy is not expected mtil Monday in the deaths of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Burns, ound shot to death in their high-security home Friday. Burns, 53, an oil man, was be- ieved one of the wealthiest ncri in the Southwest, although his was difficult to determine jecause of his extreme secrecy about his business and private ife. Burns was found shot twice n the head and once in the arm as be lay pajama-clad in the master bedroom. His wife, 50, was lying in a second bed, a pistol wound in the stomach. They were found by servants and were believed to have been dead about 12 hours. Police clamped unusual secrecy on the investigation, even warning ambulance and morgue attendants not to talk. Police said only that they found a pistol near the twin beds. The house is almost burglar proof, set on a six-acre estate surrounded by a high wall and patrolled by sentry dogs. An alarm system signals occupants of the house and a private security agency anytime the house is touched from the outside, police said. Burns was a noted hunter and sportsman and had given large sums to Southern Methodist University of Dallas from which he was graduated. Battery Stolen Fred Ritchie. 1922 Vale Ave., told Fayetteville police that the battery was stolen from his car Friday night while the car was parked at his home. He saic one of the battery cables hac been cut. Furniture Reported Stolen From Home Various articles of f u r n i t u r e , valued at $165, have heei reported stolen from a home at 2856 S. School Ave. sometime in (he past week Lynn Lowery told Fayetteville police that she discovered the theft Wednesday, but did no! report it until Saturday, The w o m a n told police thai she lives in Springfield. Mo., am has the house on School Avenue for sale. Inmate's Wedding EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -Dale Swensen. superintenden of the state reformatory a Monroe, says he personally ap proved plans for an inmate' wedding in Everett but not fo a honeymoon. Swensen said Ronald For kner. 24, serving time fron Clark County for forgery am assault, was escorted to a pri vate home Friday for his mar riage to Ardith A. Bolts. As th ceremony ended. Forkner an lis bride slipped away in ·state car belonging to the refer matory. The superintendent said h wants Forkner and the blue re dan back. Revolver Stolen Johnny Shacklcford of Route 2. Prairie Grove told sheriff's deputies that a .357 caliber Colt revolver was stolen from his car Friday night or Saturday morning. Shackleford said the car was parked in front of his house and the gun was under the front seat. Boycott Sought NEW YORK ( A P ) - The Na tional Auduhon Society has called on i t s 300.000 members and the general public to boy colt goods from Japan and Rus sia until those countries "stop their needless slaughtering o whales." The board of directors' action was (aken, it said, after ap peals to the governments of ,la pan. Russia and the United States proved fruitless. Japan and Russia are the only two nations that have re fused to abide by quotas set by the International Whaling Com mission, the society asserts. It has canceled all advertis ing for Japanese and Russian products in Audubon Magazine and canceled two ecology workshops scheduled for Russia and one for Japan. There will be a SPECIAL MEETING of th« FAYETTEVILLE BOARD OF DIRECTORS On Monday, June H, ij;» ,( n:M a.m. IB Ike Director* Room of the City Administration BiiUinf, to dixm t pnfwcd ·ettkmeat of lawsuit against Ue City (Carton, ct. at T City ri Fajrettenlle, and t* lake whatever actfca It ' appropriate. With Inconsistent Economic Policies Congress Accused Of Aggravt WASHINGTON (AI 1 ) -- John ( T. Dunlop. Ihc government's outgoing price controller, says Congress is aggravating in- alion by pursuing inconsistent economic policies. As an example he cites proposals to aid the heef industry. On the one h a n d . Congress is l e m a n d i n g that the adminis- ration restrain inflation, Dun- op said, white on the other it is onsidering guaranteed loans ind import quotas for the beef ndustry to keep meat prices rotn falling. He said there is special irony n this because Americans al- Pope Paul Sees New Ray Of Hope For Middle East Peace VATICAN CITY (AP) -- 'ope Paul VI said Saturday here is a new ray of hope in he Middle East and urged a ust and dignified solution to Kc Palestinian refugee problem. Addressing the Sacred Col- ege of Cardinals in his annual State of the Church and the Vorld Message, the pontiff said: "We do not wish to pass over n silence the new ray of hope for peace in the Middle East which has been kindled by the intense activity and the converging efforts of men in the high posts of responsibility -- a peace so yearned for and so difficult." The pontiff said he shares "in he sorrow of one side and of he other when Ihey are struck y violence which creates vic- ims also among the innocent and the defenseless." The Pope called the violence n Northern Ireland a "continuing tragedy," and reaffirmed ]is 'belief in the "rights of the peoples" in the Portuguese African territories of Mozambique, Angola and Portuguese Guinea, The pontiff said mankind lives in a time of turbulence and materialism, and appealed Texan Fined AUSTIN, Tex. (AP) -- Li. Gov. Bill Hobby was placed on nine months' probation and fined $100 after he pleaded no contest to a charge of driving while intoxicated. Hobby, 42, was arrested at 2:'!0 a.m. Thursday with a woman companion whom he identified as Ann Chisholm, "a friend of the family." An ice chest, an empty half-gallon wine bottle and a f i f t h of Scotch two-thirds empty were found in Hobby's car, arresting officers said. Hobby, a Democrat who has been lieutenant governor since 1972, appeared in County Court at-Law No. 2 with his wife Diana Thursday afternoon. Tires Slashed Elizabeth Barnes, 410 S Lewis Ave., told Fayetteville police that two tires on her car were slashed early Saturday morning. She also said the hoot on her car was .found raised or an era of "renewal and re- onciliation. 11 The Pope's address came a day after he' observed his llth anniversary as {he supreme )on(iff of the world"s 6ijO mil- ion Roman Catholics. His an- lual message is delivered to he Sacred College of Cardinals on the day marking his named- ay, Giovanni. The Pope's name s Giovanni Montini. "Man's condition is very uncertain," be said. "Violence in all forms degrades him and drags him down to the level of a pawn in a blind game ... Man above all is conditioned today )y a materialistic atmosphere rom which he cannot free himself." Reviewing the state of his church, Pope Paul mentioned ts "vitality," but also stressed 'its need to change itself." He also cautioned against "dangerous deviations," w i t h o u t naming any. "We know how the some- imcs tormenting search to fin( their proper. place in the community has led some priests to confuse their particular mandate with a role that is social political and pragmatic," he said. "It has induced them to imitate the world and to im :sm." The Pope also paid homage -o the church in Communist ands, recalling "the sufferings :he limitations and the pres sures to which she is subjected today in various parts of the world." PLEASE VACATION B FIRST BAPT JUNE 9-12 Dl I C E C D BUSES r ROOT SCH JEFFERSON S CARLSON TERRACE (California Street ready have shown they are unv willing to buy large quantities of beef at current prices, "It's time Congress stopped its month-to-month changing of economic policy," Dunlop .said in an interview. Dunlop, who will be 60 next montli, will cease being director of the Cost of Living Council when it formally go«s out of Business on June 30. He plans to return to Harvard University where tie is a professor of economics, but he will serve as a part-time adviser to White louse economic coordinator Kenneth Hush. Dunlop made clear he feels olh Congress and the adminis- .ration should do more to com- lat inflation, which has resulted in consumer price in- :rcases of 10,7 per cent in the ast 12 months. Use of fiscal and monetary policies alone by the adminis- .ration .will be inadequate because of political considerations, he said. Congress, on the other hand, must settle on an economic policy and stick to it, Dunlop said. A year ago Congress was demanding a price freeze, he said, while now it optioses a much less restrictive price restraint program. "What the country needs ar« long-run policies on which decisions of business and collective bargaining can be made," he added. He emphasized there are no easy answers to inflation and t h a t it can bo brought u n d e r control only over a long period of time. Amnng other points he made: --Some of the achievements of the 2W-years-old wage and price control program, particularly in health costs and construction wages, already are being undone in the seven. weeks sitice the program expired. --The country was fortunate it had a wage and price control program in place at the time of the Arab oil embargo; otherwise, domestic oil prices probably would be double what they OZARK HOME and GARDEN CENTER (formerly Brown's Seed Store) Is Open and Ready to Serve You With A New Shipment of Select Nursery Stock Ready To Plant Now! * Holly * Juniper * Italian Cypress * Crepe My rile * * Magnolia * Fragrant Jasmine *Pyracantha * Heavenly Bamboo Cactus Gardens * Bonzai Plants and much more! 20 Township Road VA Mile West of Whit Chevrolet 442-5311 S5*»k««^-:3a*:*2m '-"5 3,

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