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· Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., July 3, 1974 FAYETTCVILLE, ARKANSAS Farmers Market Will Celebrate Saturday With Formal Opening By JANI NOGGLE TIMES Staff Writer , . For both the city slicker who -, never heard of a Farmers Marr ket and the old timer with fond memories of them, the "grand - opening" of the Fayetteville Farmers Market starting on the Square this Saturday at 7 a.m. ;shoud prove a pleasure. . It will be an occasion for Ivisiting with friends, listening ·to' live country music and "shopping (or locally grown fresh "garden fruits and vegetables 5and handmade native- crafts 'from 20-25 stands and trucks to be lined along the shady center ot the Square. ·' The market is sponsored by -the Rural Mountain Producers Exchange,- a non-profit cooperative comprised of 66 persons from Washington, Madison. Bcnton and Carroll Counties ,'whti sell their fruits, vegetables ·and crafts. The exchange was formed in February with funds from the Washington County Economic Opportunity Agency after studies indicated the feasibility of . such a market, according to rganic mith. Smith 'as set up as a means lelp people who need it foods, according to said the cooperative 'to ...,. ,.--,.-- . . . - - . _ the lost to be. better producers, to nhance income -- which is iaily needed in most cases, to rovide citizens of Fayetteville ith honest to God good fresh reduce, and to make the eople a - p a r t of the commun- QUALITY CONTROL "We try to maintain quality ontrol for quality of produce. Ve're policing ourselves and Iready have turned away some members who have not com- "JSleh Smith of ident of RMPE. Marble, presi- . Smith also said "a great deal ibf credit should go to Paul '"Lewis (president of Downtown ? Fayetteville Unlimited) for his ' initiative in getting the program .-launched in the downtown location. MOVED TO SQUARE The market which has been open each Saturday at the Downtown Fayetteyille Unlimi .led parking lot since June : and which recently moved to its new location on the Square is hitting celebrate its stride and wil with a forma opening Last week's market offered . blackberries, beans, squash c u c u m b e r s , poke, beets cabbage, green peas, dill .onions,' Swiss chard, potatoes : Arican violets, and portrait 'sketched by a local artists. ' : And according to Miss Mar ella Thompson, an administra live" EOA project director anc .exchange member the marke 'grows each £week,.and early ho ··;wealher vegetables such tomatoes, corn and pepper ,'should be ready for the gram -opening. , '.-·'.Initial incorporators and th · Board of Directors foi' th : exchange cooperative includ milh, Miss Thompson of iintsville, Ben Heyman of eorgetwon, Charles Johnson of 'ayelteville and Mrs. Doris ;axter of Prairie Grove. Members of the exchange nclude retired businessmen, ominune members, farmers nd families on food stamps, 'ver. half of the members grow Arms (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) exploded by the Soviet Union in 1961. Kissinger said the two governments had in mind a follow- up agreement that would permit explosions for peaceful uses above the 150-kiloton limit. Such an agreement, he said, would call observers the presence of the test explosions, most probably from he two powers but possibly rom [hird countries. The agreement on missile de- ense systems expands the reaty which limited the countries to two such stallations each. Only one is in ilace in each country--the Soviets' protecting Moscow and he American system shielding "orks, N.D. Today Nixon and Srezhnev agreed not to build he second installation. our rules," said Johnson, Dorothy Vichols and Mancy Gilder- leeve, all experienced in mer- :handizing of arts and crafts, ilied with smith. Eleanor volunteer 'screening committee to maintain stand- comprise a 1972 two in irds of the crafts. Even with opposition at first Jrom a local grocery dealer) and a few problems within the cooperative, the response from ^ayetteville citizens to the mar- cels has been trmendous, Miss Thompson and Smith agree. A visitor to the last market, Miss Scheryl Snyder of Little Rock Unlimited Progress -sponsor for the newly formed Farmers Market in downtown Little Rock, was also impressed with the set-up of Fayetteville's market. She said that the biggest difference between the two is that Litle Rock's market is comprised ot large commercial producers while the . small farmer makes up Fayetteville's. Both Miss Snyder and Miss Thompson expressed enthusiasm about their respective markets, and each hope that permanent locations for the Kindergarten (CONTINUED PROM PAGE ONE) posals. The Senate bills reflect ed amounts endorsed by the governor. The supplemental ippropriations were requested because increases in construc- ,ion costs made amounts appropriated in 1973 insufficient by ;he time colleges and universities opened construction bids this year. The UA construction appro- --$512,470 for 'Southern State priation bill included the $8.3 million for the UAMC, plus: $753,290 for building on campus, $1.5 million for a business administration building on Second Session Of Water Safely Program Planned The second session of the Red Cross Summer Water Safety Program will begin July 8 and continue for two weeks. Prairie Grove and Farmington students are scheduled daily during the two week period from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at the Fayetteville City Park Pool. A Water Safety Aide course for persons 14 years of age and older with valid life saving certificates is open to all Washington County residents and will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Fayetteville students are scheduled from 10:40 to 11:25 a.m. during the above period. There is a limited enrolteienl for this course. Children's lessons are being held for all Washington County residents under a limited enrollment daily from G to 7 p.m. Adult lessons are schedulec from 7 to 8 p.m. A .water safety instructor course will begin Jujy 8 at p.m. at the Fayetteville Boys Club. Enrollment is accepted at the Red Cross Office 442-4291. A third session of lessons will be held later this summer accord ing to Mrs. Garland Melton water safety chairman. a plant sciences the Fayetteville markets will be obtained in the future. Anyone desiring further information about'the market may contact Miss' Marcella Thompson at the Washington County EGA, 1100 N. College Ave. or call 521-1394. · · ' the Fayetteville campus, $1.5 for a library addition on the Little Rock campus, $166,075 for an administration building on the Monticello campus, $140,948 - f o r 'an animal and plant science complex on the Monticello campus, $1.9 million for a home economics and nursery building 6ii the Pine Bluff campus,'$194,000 for air conditioning of buildings on the Pine Bluff campus", 15768,455 for reno- yation of various buildings on the Pine Bluff campus, $426,000 for renovation and equipping of two temporary buildings on the Pine Bluff campus, $502,000 for construction of a gymnasium on the Pine Bluff campus. Urban Renewal Meet Is Rescheduled SPRINGDALE -- The Urba; Renewal board of meeting which was director schedule 'or Tuesday was canceled afte quorum' of members faile .0 attend. · A special · meeting has bee set for next Tuesday, July 9 at noon in the A.Q.. Chicke House. Stereo Stolen A combination stereo tap player and FM radio and tw speakers were reported stole from the residence · of . Car Carey,' 512 .Lindell Ave sometime 'Monday.- Attorney Says Jury Panel Stopped Short Of Verdict ..";- ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) -'-- The attorney for Wayne Wil- .-jiamg of Arkadelphia said today Ithat Circuit Judge Maupin ·Cummings ' refused to give a .Clark County Jury sufficient 'lime to reach a verdict in WU; liams' case because "he just · 'jlidn't want the jury to come hi |:-and find for the defendant." ·i Boyd Tackett Sr. of Texar! kana made the statement when Basked about an affidavit signec -.Tuesday by all 12 members of I'the jury. ·'.- The affidavit said the jury '.'could'have reached a verdict i: ^Cummings, sitting as specia ·.·judge in the case, had given the '..jurors five more minutes to ^liberate. V- Cummings, of Fayefteville ;:was in court today and unavail ·'able for comment. '} Williams was indicted by i ·'Clark County' Grand Jury along ;twith former Clark County Dep j-uty .Pros. Travis Malhis. The .^indictments alleged that Wil '^liams accepted a $5,000 bribi '..from B. F. Wheat Sr. of Cros 'gett to be paid ,tp Mathis for ^certain sentence in a drug case Spending against Wheat's son v Frank Wheat. : ,'. DISMISSED JURY :-·'. Cummings dismissed the jurj vFriday evening after two hour · 'of deliberations. Jury Foreman ,-Charles Chunn had announce 'earlier in open court that th '.the jury vote was 11-1. ·5' The case went to the jury a ;6:05 p.m. and an hour late ·Cummings called the jury ii .'·and Chunn reported a 10-2 yot ·jn favor of acquittal. The jur; ''returned to chambers and, 3 "minutes later, announced th -Jl-1 vote and asked for 30 mor -minutes. However, Cumming 'called the jurors back 10 min 'utes later and declared a him Jury. »' Tackett said he would giv ,lhe prosecuting attorney's o fice until Monday to drop th bribery charges against Wi liams. : James Cole of Malvern, on be Pros. Atty. exarkana could not Cached for comment. Tackett said that if barges are not dropped ·ould "file something." aid he did not know what ac- ion he would take because he iad no precedent to follow. ."It was very obvious that the udge didn't want to sit there ong enough to give the jury a hance to reach a verdict," 'ackett said. "He gave them 30 minutes, but he didn't actually ;ive them but 10." Tackett said that when the 1-1 vote was announced he ap- iroached the bench and asked Cummings to give- the jurors idditional time. "He told me that this was a big politically divided county and they couldn't reach a verdict," Tackett said. "I told him t must not 'be too well dividec since the vole was 11-1. I sal down and he called them and laid, 'Dismissed.'" IN AFFIDAVIT The affidavit said: "Stell R. Callalway of jury requested the judge is another 30 minutes advising .hat he believed the jury could Founded I860 212 N. Kail 1.TC. FayetteTlUe, Art 7TTO ' PablUhed dally «ad Sunday ei«pt · January 1, Jniy i Tt*jlks2ltfn2 lad ; Chrirfmai. Second Class Portage Paid at FayetlevUte. Art. MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRE9B The Associated Preji u «ntUlcd «- · clualvely to (he ma for republics* · tlon of all local aews printed to thll ' newspaper u well ai all AP £ dlspatchei. SUBSCRIPTION RATES ) . E.'fecl!v« October I, 1973 Home. lelIveC7 P*r month by carrier O.B llnzlt. copy dally lOc. Sunday "So D.8. Hill ' In Washington, Benloa, Madl^oa Ottm- .He* Ark., Adalr Co., OHi.1 3 monuu , B rnohUii _____ 1 VBAR City.Box EtcUoa Oplslde abovt ooantlell 2 monlht . C rrtonUii . 1 TEAR . 18.50 . ItM . 3(1.00 - 40.00 . «9.50 . 18.00 . 84.06 AI.L HAUL. srnscmmoM PAYABLE _V ADVANCX the two special prosecutors . the case, said he did not con- deri.-his appointment as spe- al prosecutor to "require me participate in any decision jout whether the case . should e dismissed." Norman Smith - oi Fire Damages Center Street Residence Fire destroyed some 75 per cent of the interior of a home at 1717 W. Center St. late Tuesday night. The home is owned by Dr. Robert Leflar and occupied by Mrs. Helen Larcum. Mrs. Larcum was not home at the time of the blaze. Firemen said. the 10:15 p.m. fire started the frame home and spread to FALSETEETH Mora Biting fewer was. 1) Helps hold -pneia nod low- era lonjrav firmer, steadier. 2) Holds tnem more comfortably. 3) Helm -Sjgi. D l!»1£tt Obituary IRS. VERNA MARHEINEKE Rogers -- Mrs. Vcrna orothy Mafheineke, 54, of ogers died Tuesday in a Fay- tteville hospital. Born Jan. 2, 920 in Missouri, she was the aughler of John and Christine lunser Klicn and a Catholic. She is survived by her u s b a n d H o w a r d E larheineke; three sons, Dale, Vayne and Craig; and her nother, all of the home. Rosnry' services -V, ill be at 7 .m. Thursday at the Callison 'uneral Chapel with mass at 10 .m. Friday at St. Vincent de 'aul Catholic Church and burial i the St. Vincent de Paul cmetery.' . . SAMMY GA'RRISON Springdale -- The Rev. ammy Garrison, 23, of Marion, owa, drowned July 2 near edar Rapids, Iowa. Born larch 4, 1951 in Rogers, the oh of the Rev. Ray and Neta Brown Garrison, he was youth astor of the First Assemblj f God Church in Cedar Rapids Survivors in addition to his _iarents of Elm Springs are two n'bthers, the Rev. Johnny Jarrison of Indianapolis, Ind md the Rev. Larry Garrison if San Jose, Calif, and thi maternal grandparents, Mr aiid Mrs. W. L. Brown o .aRue. Arrangements will be an nounced by Sisco Funera Chapel. GEORGE McGAHRAH George McGarrah, 70, o Bentonville died in - a Ben onville nursing home Wedneb day. He was born March 12 .904 in Springdale, the son o 5eorge and Mary Presto: McGarrah and was a membe of the Holiness Church. ' He is survived by a daughter M r s . Helen Carlisle o Greenland; a step-daughter Mrs. Elizabeth Owens of Fay etleville; three step-sons, Henr McCawley ; of Texas, . Kennel McCawley of Fayetteville an James McCawley of Foi Smith; two brothers, -Robert i El Centre, Calif., and Earl o pringdale; and one 'grand- aughter. Graveside service will be 10 . m . Friday at McCord iemetery under the direction of kelson's Funeral Home. Neal Found Guilty James Earl Neal, 19, 324 E Center St., was found.- guilty 'uesday afternoon b'y a Wash nglon Circuit Court jury of elivery of more than 10 ounces f marijuana. The jury recommended lirce-year sentence in the state jenilentiary -- the minimum entence for the crime. Neal was accused of making a sale to a slate narcotics. gent, who testified for the tate. · '· . The jury deliberated foi everal hours before returning ts verdict -- and at one poin old Circuit ' Judge Maupin lummings that the member's vere split eight to four oh the 'erdict. The sentence for delivery o marijuana ranges from three to "0 years. Child Burned Kevin Starr, 8, son of Mr and Mrs. Clarence Starr o riwy. 16 west was in fair con dition at Washington Regiona Medical Center today afte jeing burned near his homi Tuesday. Reports indicate - Kevin'; parents were burning trasl when the fire blazed out o control and the child wa burned. The incident occurrec shortly before noon. Bombs Damage SPRINGDALE -- Two smok bombs were /tossed through th door into the car of G. C Weller, 2012 Oak Hills Dr Monday night or early Tuesday ·Weller told .police the car wa parked in the driveway with tl" windows rolled up. The bomb caused'about $40 damage to th front seat, police reports said. M. William Fields CHARTERED tJFB UNDERWRITE R SPECTRUM FINANCIAL SERVICES The Finest In Life Insurance Producta 309 HathcOcJc Office Entitling, 2!0 NorU] BlocJt BL Telephone: 521-5173 Fayetteville, Arkansas T2TO Board Delays Action CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) 'hat is. best in the inleres of ublic satey." A t t o r n e y David Malone, peaking on behalf of General rowth, pointed out that "we're ot ruling out what Mr. Nelson roposes...but we're talking bout right now." Referring to studies made by ngineers of the'Highway:-De- artment and others, .Director Irs. T. C. Carlson asked, "why an't we apply a little of our wn knowledge and exper- ence?" After much discussion con- erning the problem, the board oted 7-0 to again table the ·natter pending - s t u d y ' o f Nelon's offer. HOUSING CODE In other action, the board:--Approved an ordinance .dopting the 1973 amendrnunts o the Southern Standard Housing Code, which seis minimum standards for con truction of housing. --Approved an ordinance mending Chapter 15 of the Code of Ordinances to permit he use of plastic sewer and :old wafer service lines. --Approved a request by 3verett..J. Cole for permission o operate a transfer, type am bulance service in the city. -- P a s s e d a , resolution authorizing tbe mayor and city clerk to execute a contract v.ltl ;ach of the car rental agencies oeatcd at Drake Field. Terms of the contract would create additional receipt of $10,000 per year according to City Con trailer Pat Tobin. Some discussion was held concerning the costs to thi rental agencies contained in th contract. City Manager Don Grimes pointed out that . t h i costs are in line with cost: charged at airports at Tulsa Fort Smith and Little Rock.. --Authorized a feasibiJil; study for proposed constructioi of additional, parking'at Wash ngton, Regional. Medical Center y. .the, Fayetteyille Municipal arking Authority.. . The authorization involves a easibilily study only and any urther action would be under- aken . only... after all legal spects of the situation had een looked into and if the reject proves feasible. The hospital · is located on roperty owned by Washington bounty- and ··· the- Authority reposes to lease the needed ortion from the county on a erpetual lease basis. DR. JAMES R. HUNT :TAKES PLEASURE IN ANNOUNCING THAT DR. WARREN C. MASSEY WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH HIM IN THE PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY FOR CHILDREN HELP STAMP OUT STRANGERS None are quits so alon« M tha stranger In town, of the newcomers to the neighborhood. Remember your last move ...how you feltas the moving van pulled away.. .howyou more than half wished you'd never come? Spar* your new neighbors feelings such as these. Let theWelcomeWagcn Hostess bring greetings and gifts to make them feel at home. Kelp stamp out strangers. Call Welcome Wagon today at Phone 443-5438 or 442-8111 WELCOME NEWCOMERS! (lie thti coupon to let lit know you're her*. Name Addrtti ; City ( ) Pleau «»v« th* Welcome Wagon Hostess call on m*. I l l would like- to subscribe to Iho N.W. Ark. TIMES ( ) I already subscribe to tho TIMES. Fill out the coupon ind mill to TIMES, Box D, Fiyettivltl*. Ark. reach a verdict in that time. The judge then advised should return to the jury room 'or deliberations for 30 more minutes. "However, after we had deliberated less than 10 minutes, before we, the jury, had an opportunity , to take a vote, judge called us before him open court and asked whether or not we had reach a verdict." The affidavit been able said Chunn again told Cummings the vote was 11-1. The affidavit said: "When the oreman, nounced Charles Cbunn, in the negative. ivhile some of us were raising our hands to ask the judge for just a few more minutes, the judge promptly dismissed the j u r y in anger while the foreman...was pleading for a little more time, and declared a hung jury -- advising' that the case was over -- that he was through -- that two hours was long enough -- that he was gone -- and that we wil Hry the case again. "That at the very time the foreman of our jury, Charles Chunn, audibly announced to the judge that the jury had about reached a yerdicl, and aboul five more minutes would he long enough." MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If you cannot reach your TIMES carrier PHONE 442-6242 Daily 5 to u:3U p.m. Saturday 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday 8 U 0:30 a.m. the den, one bedroom and two tinguished at 12:15 a.m. today. Jirough two sides of the house men responded to a grass fire caused by exploding fireworks. Robbery Charges Are Dropped charge of robbery filed in Dale Goodman, 23, of Muskogee, Okla. was dropped Tuesday .in Washington Circuit Court. Goodman, charged in a crime "Uuskogee man and firing at a sentence in Oklahoma, accord- ng to the Prosecuting Attorney, .involved in what they're doirig.or they: .get,bored and pyll.out or maybe they just get tired and retjre. JSot fayetteville r - : ' Savings, and loan. .yite're always around : ; { . - when you need us, · , It's hard to .imagine all the things we can' irossed involves the robbery of Hr. and Mrs. John Holm, the rears by a Washington Circuit lie Collins-Davis grocery store n Farmington on April 14, 1973, .0 kill in Benton County, where pattle with State Trooper Keith faceli children, retirement, sentences in Cummings Prison to name a'few. Get a good ii life sentence for murder when People Helping People A arther. l M f ' / ' ' * ASSOCtiVTjQN and M C G A R R A H , otergt it. -- Friday, 10:00 a.m. Graveside services. Rev. Mary McCawley officiating Interment, McCord Cemetery. TRAMMILL, Mrl, Otlfl Paullnt -- WednMdny, 10:30 a.m. Wnl- nut Grove Church, Rev. Sam Judd officiating. Interment, Walnut Grove Cemetery,

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