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Nortfiwttl Arkansas TIMES, Men., Jun» 74, 1974 F»VITT1VILLI. AIIKANfAt New Harvest Jen fodrl of New Hope, Okla., Hip lone survivor of the much hallyhooeri "Grapes f o r t h e I'urir" project from (he Of- fice of Economic Opporttinl- ty, examines the first signs nf his first harvest in two years. CAP Wirepholo) Nixon Gets Report On U.S. Economy From Top Advisors WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ending a secluded weekend at Camp David, Md., of preparations for his Moscow summit trip. President Nixon returned to the W h i t e House today Tor I n l k s with his top economic advisers. Aides said he planned to take up a few domestic mailers today before his Tuesday departure for Brussels and a 10-day trip tlx.it will include talks in the Soviet Union with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. The 11 a . m . W h i I o House meeting was called to get a report on the nation's economy from the administration's new economic policy coordinator, Kenneth Rush; Treasury Secretary William R. Simon; Budget Murder Trial Of Kentucky Woman Set To Begin DES ARC. Ark. (AP) -- Circuit Judge William Lee of Clarendon set the date for the murder trial of two Kentucky women as June 27 at 9 a.m. at DeWitt on Saturday. The two are Lucille Oaks Shanks Smith. 24, of Dry Ridge and Brenda Kay Spencer. 25, of Jackson. Attorneys for the two women had asked for a c h a n g e of venue lo move their trial out of (he 17th Judicial District. Lee denied that request, although he did set DeWitt in A r k a n s a s County as the site of the trial, according to Pros. Ally. -Sam Wcems. Weems said there was no provision in state law for a move outside the district. The women have been kept at 'he Prairie County Jail at Des Arc. Gary Smith of Memphis, who represents the Spencer woman, and Willia Plant of Clarendon, who represents the Smith woman, also asked for a continuance, but Lee also denied that, Wecms said. The attorneys cited publicity about the case in the 17th District as their reason for wanting the trial moved. Lee granted a motion last month for a separate t r i a l and a change of venue to Lonoke County for a third defendant, Essie Willock. 19, of Louisville. Ky. All three are charged with .the murder of Hazen policeman Morris Greenwalt. 51, d u r i n g a '.two hour crime spree April 29, The women were charged after a grocery store robbery at Brinkley and the slaying of Greenwak after a high - speed chase and the abduction of three persons from a house in the Brown Grove community n o r t h of Hazcn. The chase ended at Hazen when the w o m e n surrendered and released the hostages u n h a r m e d . Phillips Improving SPRIXGDALE - The city's mayor. Park Phillips, is making satisfactory progress, according to his doctors, at Springdale Memorial Hospital -- a week after suffering a heart attack. Phillips. 1118 Cheyenne Trail, was reportedly critically ill most of l a s t i.yeek. He still remains in the intensive care llnii Director Roy L. Ash; Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Herbert Stein, and Federal Reserve Board Chairman Arthur Burns. Nixon signed the Colorado R i v e r Basin salinity act, a new law resulting from lenglhy negotiations with the Mexican government over the flow of waters from the Colorado River into Mexico. In Brussels, the President will meet with representatives of the 15 North Atlantic Treaty Organization nations and sign a declaration on A t l a n t i c relations, pledging wider and more intimate consultations among the NATO allies. Ruptured Oil Barge Blocks River Traffic Cimrt . . FajetteitDe. Ark. 77781 Pabllshrt dally led S.;n3s:r (10 January 1. Jiuy t Tha^ksrirtr.g Chrlilmat it Art. MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRRej The Associated P.-eis If astitlei exclusively to the uso for re;nb!'«- «w ol all loal n e w j printed 13 lii »ew*?ap*r M well fti ell AP f*wi F*«ite OSO RATES l 1. l»!J NEW ORLEANS ( A P ) -Workers try again today lo float a ruptured barge that rammed a bridge here Saturday, blocking ships on the Mississippi River and spilling an estimated b,900 barrels of crude oil. Tugboats and a marine crane were brought to right the partly sunken barge. Attempts lo do so Sunday failed and it remained pinned by strong currents against a bridge support. Ships headed to or from Baton Rouge, uprivcr from New Orleans, were blocked. But ships could reach w h a r f s at the New Orleans port, a Coast Guard spokesman snicl. He sairl the spill was major, one of the largest on the river this year. "Until they get the barge righted and we ciin actually see the compartments, we can't say for sure how many have been broken or how much oil has lieen spilled," said Coast Guard Lt. William Walker, a pollution control officer. "Right now we estimated there are three compartments ruptured, which would put the amount of oil spilled at some where around 6,900 barrels (289,800 gallons)," he said Sunday night. Danger to plant l i f e along the river was minimal, he said. Precautions were being taken to protect intake valves for public water supplies. "All water intakes are boomed off to keep Ihe water out of the intakes," Walker said. "The river is at a relatively high stage so the water intakes are pretty well submerged, which also helps to decrease the hazard to water intakes." More than 6D employes of Oil Mop Inc., were deployed today to clean up about 15 pockets of oil that accumulated along both banks as far as 15 miles down- riVer. Some crews worked durin (he night to contain the oil" About 60 per cent of it was concentrator! three [o four mill downriver from New Orleans. The accident occurred when the 270-foot barge broke loose from a Dixie Carriers. Inc tugboat and struck the Huey P Long bridge. It carried 23.000 barrels of oil ! The barge blocked the center j p a s s under the bridge, the only |point were deep d r a f t tankers and freighters can pass. "Limited barse traffic is allowed to go through one span of the brScfge" Walker said, 'bul no ships can pass through the bridge. "There are several ships that were almost to the bridge t h a t were held up. Any lime anv- thing like this happens you can expect a certain amount of congestion in the anchorages However, all the ships that would be coming to New Orleans w o u l d not generally be affected by this." County GOP Re-Elects Officers T r u m a n Yoncey was rc-clcc- .cd chairman of the Washington 'Jounty Republican Central CommiUce at the 1 a n n u a l convention held last week. Candidates f o r the g e n e r a l election in November were also certified by the Central Committee. Officers, i n a d d i t i o n o f Yanccy are Mrs. Marcia A r p i n , vice chairman; Mrs. Bill Walter, treasurer and Lonnie lioach, secretary. Candidates certified for offices in the county who will appear on the ballot in November are; Vol B. Lester, judge; Herbert M a r s h a l l , s h e r i f f ; and Verd Eugene Parker, treasurer. Seeking position as constable on the Republican ticket are Ernest Johnmcyer. Prairie Township; Finis J. Smith, Prairie Grove Township and Vernpn Kimbrell, Springdale Township. Republican candidates for ustice oeeePacaer:Ansu ith Jr Republican candidates for Justice of the Peace are: Austin Bennic L. Lewis. Philip L, Jackmon, Dallas Hale, William D. Erwin, Herbert Duell. James M. Rush, Marsha Thomas, Laura G. Findahl, Wayne D. Wainright. Anita F. Bukcy, Kermit F. McDonald, Jeannine McMurlrey, Alice D. Parker, .Jean Barrett, LI. Col. William G. Myers. Ralph A. Treat, Truee V. Ric, James C. Dawson, Charles E. Barrett, Alcna Treat Boyd, Kellv Irene Thomas, Marjorie A. Reed, Rodney Wallace, Walter W. Hewett, Walter F. Ellis, Robert L. Reed. Randall E. Treat. Margaret D. Clark. Corothy Gayle Henry. Robert H. Clark, G. R. Pridemore, Clifford F. Pridemore Norman T. Findahl. J. M. Kirkley, Ruth C. Van Deusen, Card ner A. Stewart, Adam E. Reed. Youth Pleads Guilty To Burglary A f o u r t h Fayetteville youth involved in (he burglary of the Northwest Arkansas Plaza in December of 1973 pled guilty to charges of burglary and grand larceny Friday in Washington Circuit Court. Timothy J. Clark. 17. of 105 Nolan Ave., \vill spend 30 days in the county jail while his guilty plea is under advisement. On J u n e 17, the other three involved in the break in received like sentences. They are Bruce E. Cook. 18, 2710 Col- lettc Drive; Christopher E Wright, 17. Route 4 and Car: H. Carey III. 512 Lindel! Ave. Shortage Of Engineering Grads Predicted ATLANTA -- Manpower fore casters agree t h a t there will be more demand for bachelors ol engineering lhan the expected supply through the end of this decade. The lowest projection oJ national demand for graduate engineers annually is 44,000. Yet with declining enrollmets the expected anual supply in 1976 is only 28.000, and will not reach 40,000 during the remain- tier of the decade. This trend is examined in a report j u s t released by Ihe Southern Regional Education Board. These indications of a seller', market for bachelor's degree holders do not apply at Hie Ph.D. level, where it is expec ted that engineers will have d i f f i c u l t y finding jobs t h a i require such advanced training Many national goals imply a need for engineering manpower: safeguarding the envi- vironmcnt for future generations and a t t a i n i n g self s u f f i - ciency in energy resources by decade's end. Home DedTtry PtT mfnUt by carr.f.' 13,25 KA£« cvyy J»Uy Ite. SwiiAj 3e r.S. M«tl 1A Wlihlnftoo, Bat03. Mall^oc CVIQ. Ow, Art. Ad«lr ox, 0*U.: J DMUU | t» · month* __ is oe 1 TEAR _ » » ALL MAO. iraonrnon To Clarify ICONTESTJZD ITtOM PAGE ONI) subpoena would be seen by as "a very serious matter" by the impeachment panel. --Vice President Gerald R Ford said he t h i n k s Ihe impeachment movement is losing steam and lhat the House wifl be u n a b l e to muster sufficient votes io impeach. --Sen. Waiter F. Mondale. D- Minn.. said Sunday Nixon is being "conteniptous ef the courts and of Congress" and has "acted as though he were the sole power" in the country Wire Stolen MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If you cannot reach your TI1IES carrier PHONE MZ4242 Dally S to 6:30 p.m. Saturuay 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday g to 9:30 a.m. Roy Hartman of D u r h a m told ihenffs deputies ( h a t $16 worth if copper wire was stolen fron us residence over the weekend People Helping People Directors of ^^ Furwrol Svrvic* Jgjf Services: CAMAIID, Mn. Id* ·. -- Tuu- day, 2:00 p.m. chapel of Ntl- son's Funeral Home. Rov. Don Johnson officiating. Interment, Mt. comfort Cemetery, Obituary JAMES TANCRED James Eugene Tancred, 80, of Kayetteville, president of N o r t h w e s t A r k a n s a s Tobacco and Candy Corp., died Sunday in a local hospital. Born Oct. 11, 1013 at F'ort Smith, son of Matthew and Dicie Davis Tancred. he was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Wholesale Grocery Association. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Grace Milner Tancred of the home; a son, James A. of Fayettcville: t h r e e sisters, Mrs. John Farley of Pueblo, Colo., Mrs. Floyd Ballcau of Webster Grove, Mo., and Mrs. Thomas Horan of Fort Smith. Rosary services will be held today at 7:30 p.m. at Moore's Chapel. The requiem mass will be said Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church and burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery under the direction of the Watson Mortuary. Springdale Man Wins Navy Honor PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Navy Aviation Electrician's Mate first class, Mack E. Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer K. Morris of Springdale has been selected sailor of the year f o r Training Aircraft Wing Six at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla. Morris, training petty officer and career counselor for t h e wing's search and rescue unit was commended for his outstanding performance of duty, initiative and leadership. fflfiraiiiiiiiiiimiiiiifiMiiiiiiiiiimiBiiiiiiiiiiiiiiBiriiiiiiiiiii Area News GLADVS PYLE Spiingdale -- Gladys P. Pyle iS. of Lowell, died Sunday a ipringdale Memorial Hospita Sorn Oct. 30. 1915 at Morris )kla., she was the daughter o "corge and Adclia Heath Clar! and a member of the Baptis hurch in Silent Grove. Survivors are the h u s b a n d hester A. Pyle of the home wo sons. Russell of Hot Spring and Chester of S p r i n g d a l e ; tw brothers. Howard of Cucamon la, Calif., and John of Macon Ga.; a sister, Mrs. Mae Craw ord of Emmett, N.D. and six Jrandchildren. Funeral services will be a ,0 a.m. Tuesday at Sisco Chape with burial in the Silent Grov Cemetery. ARTHUR WIENKE Rogers -- A r t h u r A. Wienke 6, of Rogers died Friday a lis home. Born May 7, 1908 n Flandreau, S. D., he wa a retired foreman of the Square ). Milk Co,, a member of the Vlasonic Lodge and a Shriner. Survivors are the widow. Mrs Marie B l i s s Wienke of the home; two sons, Arthur A. Jr of Woostburg, Wis.; a brother Elmer of St. Paul, Minn.; thre istcrs. Mrs. Amanda Gerhard if Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs ileanor Damn and Mrs, Elida Sherd, both of Milwaukee, Wis and six grandchildren. Funeral s e r v i c e s wit! Uasonic Rites will be at 10 a.m Tuesday at the Callison Chapel he body will then be sent t ansas City, Mo., for crema -ion. Briefs iBiiiiiiiiiiiiiiffltiiiiirraiimniiiiiiifliifflfiriniiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiii Posts Stolen Jerry Delozier of Harmon told Washington County sheriff's deputies that about 700 steel fence posts were stolen from his home Saturday morning. The posts are valued at $1,300. Rig Stolen SPRTNGDALE -- A 1964 Mack tractor-trailer rig was stolen f r o m the Big Three Trucking Inc. yard some time between Friday and Sunday. The white and green cab-over- truck taken from the company lot on Hwy. 68 east was valued at $9,000 and was owned by Big Three, fnc. Police had no further details on how t h e truck was stolen. Vandalism Reported SPRINGDALE -- A pair of gumball machines were ripped off their stands and stolen Sunday from the Poly Clean Laundry on Hwy. 71 south. The machines, valued at $50. w e r e owned by the B. and B. Vending Company. According to police reports, the theft occurred while the l a u n d r y was open and unattended Sunday afternoon and evening. Change Missing SPRINGDALE -- About $23 in change was taken from t h e Field's Lion Service Station on Hwy. 71 south Friday night or early Saturday, p o l i c e said today. The money insid e a metal box was taken from a cigarette machine which was pried open. Commissioned Kenneth J. Reynolds, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy W. Reynolds of Route 2, Rogers has been commissioned a second lieutenant. He received the commission following completion of the U.S. Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps pro gram at the University of Arkansas. A graduate of Rogers High School in 1970 Lt. Reynolds also received his B.S. degree in agricultural business and is a member of Alpha Zela. Inmate Escapes TUCKER INTERMEDIATE REFORMATORY, Ark. (AP) -Glen Carrol Blaylock, 23, who escaped from Tucker Intermediate Reformatory Sunday night, was captured this morning a f t e r being tracked by bloodhounds. A spokesman said Blaylock offered no resistance when apprehended in an abandoned house about three miles southeast of the main prison building. Blaylock, who was serving a life sentence for first-degree murder from Sebastian County, escaped Sunday night by climbing the wall surrounding the prison. MRS. ID* GABBARD Mrs. Ida B. Gabbard, 78, o Fayetteville died in a local hos )ital Sunday. She was bor Feb. 29, 1856 in Richland, Ui daughter of Elijah and Eliza beth Upton Davis. She is survived by thrc daughlers, Mrs. Ocie Schneeber jer of Santa Barbara CaliE Mrs. Bonnie Bigger and Mis Marie Gabbard, both of Faj etteville; two sons, William H of Fayetteville and James o /acaville, Calif.; three sister; Mrs. Nancy Bushman of Wen... chee. Wash., Mrs. Maggi losebeary of Loomis. Caiif and Mrs. Jewell Hudson of Faj etteville; 10 grandchildren, i great-grandchildren and great-great-grandson. Funeral service will be 2 p.m Tuesday in ihe chapel of Ne son's Funeral Home with buria 'n Mount Comfort Cemetery. MRS. LOU ATKISON Bentonville -- Mrs. Lou Zin nia Atkison, C4, of Cave Spring died Wednesday at the Roger Memorial Hospital. Born Marc 12, 1890 near Cave Springs, sn was the daughter of Jame ·'ranklin and Lottie Davi Pattishall, a member of th Apostolic Faith Church and ifetime resident of B e n t o County. Survivors are two grandchild ren, five great-grandchildre and one great-great-grandchild Funeral services will be a 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Cav Springs Apostolic Faith Churc vith burial in the Cave Spring Cemetery under the direction o Burns Funeral Home. R. V. KNIGHT Bentonville - R. V. Knigh 27, died Saturday at a Kansa yty, Mo. hospital. Born Mare 25, 1947 in Bentonville, he wa a member of the First Baptis Church. Survivors are his father Ro Knight of Adrin, Mo.; hi mother, Mrs. Vera McMahon o ansas City. Mo.; a sister, Mr! /era Sue Sager of Kansas City Mo.; two brothers, Robert o Buckner, Mo., and Olin Carl o Fresno, Calif, and the paterna grandfather, Grady Knight o Adrin, Mo. i Funeral services will be a I p.m. Tuesday at Burn funeral Chapel with burial the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Oklahoma Woman Kurt In Hwy. 71 Crash SPRINGDALE -- A 69-yea lid woman was trealed and n eased at Springdale Memorii Hospital Sunday following a r.w car accident at Hwys. 71 an 8.east. Jean Osburn, 69, of Pryoi Okla., suffered an ankle injur vhile riding in a car drive y Lillie Mae Newton, 70, t Pryor, Okla. According to police report; tfiss Newton was travelin south on Hwy. 71 and turnei nto the northbound lane at tb Hwy. 68 intersection where car d r i v e n by Preston J Craine, 21. 1016 N. Mill St collided head-on with her veh cle. cxrnrr WATCH HCPAIH _ SWIFTS RNMlk COY MAC BOYD, D.D.S. ANNOUNCES The Opening of His Office For the Practice Of GENERAL DENTISTRY 106 North Locust Fayettevlile, Arkansas Open Daily Mon. thru Fri Telephone 521-3880 Future Of Area Beef Industry Discussed More e f f i c i e n t cattle operations are the answer to many of the farmer's "beefs" about beef, according to R a n dell Forrcsl. county extension agent for agriculture. Forrest was one of several persons interviewed this week at the Northwest Arkansas Pla/.a. where the "Cowbeltes," an organization of cattle ranchers' wives provided information on the cattle Industry -information which included in- formal discussions with Forrest and area bankers who arc involved with the industry. The TIMES asked the men about the future of the beef industry, a t ' a lime when all food industries are either in trouble or in a slate of flux. Jerry Henshaw of the First State Bank of Springdale pointed, out that the beef industry, along with other food i n d u s t r i e s , should face a good future, simply because of the world- Recent EOA Actions Are The board of directors of the Washington County Econonu.. Opportunity Agency ratified recent action by the executive committee at a meting held last week. The directors approved a request for Mrs. Marcella Thompson, housing specialist to rfork with Forrest City omciats to plan housing for tornado vic- ims. The hot lunch program Jefferson School, which at underway, was ratified. The program provides hot lunches and two snacks at the school as part of the U.S. Department of Agricultural^ summer nutri- 'ion program. Also ratified was application for funding to operate a program for services to the elderly. The program, if funded will provide transportation on regularly scheduled routes for elder citizens in the county. Charles Johnson, EOA executive director, was named acting director of Ozark Manpower Inc., to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Richard Parker. APPLY FOR FUNDING The directors also heard plans proposed by a seven member steering committee to form an organization which will apply for funding under ACTION. The committee is presently working on incorporation and setting goals. They have set health care needs and increasing parent involvement in public school education as the top priorities. Linda Stafford, supervisor of Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), has worked with the group. Mrs. Stafford plans to leave the agency at the end of July. The directors approved a request for $2,800 from Uptown School in Fayetteville to operate a summer school program. Dr. Carmen Lierly is director of the school. Interested persons may contact him for further information. M r s . Paula Orsborne reviewed the Head Start funding application. She noted the request proposes to sen's 20C children instead of the 103 now enrolled with no increase in budget. The board authorized the staff to continue study to see if it is feasible to use physician assistants to serve low income persons. Broken Windshield Results In Arrest A Fayetteville man wa., arrested by Farmington police early Sunday morning on charges of driving while intoxicated following an altercation with another man on Hwy. 62 west. Patrolman Tom McCawley of the Farmington Police Department said Marshall A. Conduff, 21, of Route 8, was arrested after he reportedly stopped his car on the highway a n d threw a lug wrench through the wind shield of a car occupied by Dale Eckert of Route 4, Rogers. McCawley said after throwing the lug wrench, Conduff drove south on the Hwy .71 bypass, where he was arrested a short time later. Conduff was released late Sunday on J208.SO bond. Damage Suit Is Filed For Diesel Fuel Spill A suit asking $10,000 in damages was filed Thursday in Washington Circuit Court in connection with the spill of diesel fuel into a creek on the property of Parker Rushing, just off Hwy. 265 near the intersection of Hwy. 265 and Hwy. 16. The suit is lodged against Bell International Inc. and the Saunders Leasing System, both of Springdale. Rushing claims that on Jan uary ,10, a truck owned by the defendants ran off the highway and into a creek on his property spilling its load of diesel fuel into a creek, which in turn, fed into two small lakes on Rudh- ing's property. Rushing claims the diesel fuel was the direct cause of the death of all fish and severe damage to plant life in the two lakes and is asking for the damages, interest and costs. Kidnappers Apologize ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia CAP) -- Ethiopian guerrillas killed a Dutch nurse they kid- naped because one of her shoes kept falling off and she couldn't keep up as they ran through the bush, according to her American companion. Deborah Dortzbach, a pregnant, 24-year-old missionary nurse from Freehold. N.J.. who was kidnaped May 27 with the Dutch nurse Anna Stickwerda, said the ^guerrillas of the Erit- rean Liberation Front asked her to relay their apologies for the killing. Mrs. Dortzbach, who was released unharmed Saturday, told her story to her associates in the Society of International Missions in Asmara, the capital of the northern province ol Eritrea. She was reported in good health despite her ordeal but has been in seclusion with her husband Karl in the Asmara area since her release. The guerrillas kidnaped Mrs Dortzbach and Miss Stick- werda, who was 54, from an American F,vangelical Mission hospital in an area partly con trolled by the ELF 25 " mile; from Asmara. Mrs. Dortzbach's friends said she told this story: After they were taken from the hospital at gunpoint. Miss Stickwerda and Mrs. Dortzbach were forced to run through the bush toward a hideout. But the Dutch n u r s e was unable to keep up. One shoe fell off repeatedly and the guerrillas told the woman she would have to hurry. She fell to the ·ground, gasping, "I can't go on. I can't go on.' A guerrilla bent down and shot her in the head. There was speculation that the guerrilla might have been frightened into shooting by the appearance overhead of a helicopter. Bui the helicopter wa: piloted by Grant Wyatt, a Ca nadian, instead of by Ethiopian soldiers, and the guerrillas captured Wyatt when he landed nearby. A spokesman for the Society of International Missions said the guerrillas released Mrs Dortzbach unconditionally. wide shortage of food. Henshaw quoted recent articles which lave predicted acute shortages of food in 1975 -- particularly n Africa and the Far East. MARKET CYCLES Demand, however, does not necessarily mean that the cattleman will sec higher profits. The meat market usually moves through an eight to ten \cj\r cycle, according to Barker A d a i r o f t h e F i r s t National 3ank of Fayetteville. However, this year has seen cost increases w a y b e y o n d :hose of earlier cycles, Adair says the latest figures he has seen put the cost of maintaining a cow for one year at about $190. The cost.a year ago was $135 to $145. The market value of a 500 pound calf on the other hn-nl, may range from $150 to $175, meaning that the cattleman may be losing up to $40 per calf. The increased costs of everything from land lo grain are due primarily to the general inflation, Adair says. Willford Thompson of the Farmers and Merchants Bank situation could be worse if the area were involved in the feedlot stage of production which is even more sensitive to rising grain prices. The cattle industry in the area generally involves cow-calf operations and land for grazing is the essential ingredient. (Incidentally, it takes two lo three acres per cow lo produce the six tons of hay-dry forage needed each year.) Thompson also points out t h a t it is the red meat price which controls boiler and pork pricesm If red meat prices drop, broiler and pork prices rapidly follow. Jim Shreve. of the Mcllroy Bank in Fayetteville, says that the broiler and pork prices may follow beef prices s i m p l y because beef is the preferred meat. When housewives choose beef lhat has become less expensive, demand for olher moats and poultry will drop unless those prices fall. NO OVER-SURPLUS Sln-cve adds that there is not really an over-surplus of poultry as has been rumored. Rather the industry was expecting an 18 percent increase in demand -- which turned out to be a 10 percent decrease. How does a cattleman make his fedcrnl-calr operation more efficient? Forrest points to pasture management as one aspect of production which needs lo be made more efficient. The importance to the county of efficient operation is obvious when the consumer considers that Washington County is (he top beef cattle countv in Hie state -- and. that cattle provide the fourth largest agricultural income-producing commoditv in the state. ASK Wiat do funeral directors do? How much do they charge? What can you expect of them? If you're curious about any of these matters, just ask us. KOfLE HELflHB PEOPLE DIRECTORS OF FUNERALSER.VICE Phone 521-3000 Man Burned In Home Garage Fire S P R I N G D A T , E -- Vir«il Kilhon, 58. 320 Mountain View St., was treated and released at Springdale Memorial Hosm- fal Saturday a f t e r h i s arms were burned in a garage f i r e at his home. Sillion was filling his tractor with gasoline in an unattached garage when the fuel ignited and burned ihe upper h a l t of his arms. There was no dannige to the tractor or the garage, according to fire department reports. Gunshot Injury Russell Tackett. 22, 336 E. Cleburn St., was hospitalized late Sunday afternoon following an accidental gunsliol wound in the leg. Fayetteville police said Tackett had removed the clip from a ..32 caliber automatic pistol at his home, apparently leaving one round in the chamber. Tackett told police t h a t his small son picked up he g u n , and it discharged striking Tnck- ett in the leg. THEY'RE MOVING MEN, NOT MIRACLE MEN Expert can ind handling of your household possessions!! everything you can reasonably expect from th« moving mi* He can't put that old, hmili»r nelghbornood In · erat« ... move the corner drug store to your new home town ... bring along Johnny's old ',nool or Mary's favorite hairdrjjwr. Neither can your Welcome Wagon Host«K'«*or)cminKles But sh« con and will provide ito«ef,ons to the community facilities you need, and bring with her a galaxy of gift, from its leading merchant*. Me awaits your call at 443-5438 or 4424111

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