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. Â· Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thurs., July 18, 1974 FAYrTTEVILUE, ARKANSAS British (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) children. Detectives found a child's foot in the wreckage. There, was l i t t l e structural damage to the Tower, but some of the historic collection of arms and armor was badly . damaged. The government said : the Tower', visited by 10,000 Â·sightseers daily in the summer . would be open today, but the ' b o m b e d area was closed indefinitely. The bomb was estimated to contain 10 pounds 'of explosives , and was set off by a clock and battery. There was no warning although a man with an Irish " accent telephoned the Daily - Mirror two minutes before the Â·'Â· blast and said, "We are plan ting bombs." The man said he was a mem - ber of the Provisional wing o 'Â·Â·' the Irish Republican Army -'.which is waging a guerrilla wai ' in Northern Ireland agains British rule. But he did not sa; " where the bombs were beini - placed. It was the first such explosion at the 900-year-old Tower ii : nearly 90 years, since Irish ex - tremists set off a dynamit charge in 1885 and injured ' p e r s o n s . A month ago an - other terrorist b o m b dam 'aged the Westminster Hall i the Houses of Parliament, British landmark even inor hallowed than the Tower- Four teen persons have been kille and nearly 400 wounded in sue bombings in London in the pas two years. Obituary New Zealand Probes Alleged U.S. Casualties WELLINGTON, New Zealand AP) -- Defense Minister Ar- iur J. Faulkner reported to ew Zealanders today that an nvestigation into allegations- lat New Zealand soldiers illed six American GIs in Viet- am was dragging because of a ack of information. . In Saigon, the chief spokes- lan of the South Vietnam goy- rnmcnl, Bui Bao True, said he anonymous allegation, and similar one by a man who aid he served in Vietnam with he Royal Australian Army, vere "an ill-intentioned joke." "We have got no further with the investigation) be- :aiise we do not know where to jegiri." Faulkner told'a nation- v i d e television . audience- 'What we need is the date and place to establish whether the lory is true.'In the meantime, Lengthy (CONTINUED raOM PAGE ONE) a wide discretion in matters of taxation under state law and that several amendments to the stale Constitution authorize the levying a total of 28 mills. The petitioners, according to Zealanders who Vietnam are on MRS. EDNA HERRELL Springdale -- Mrs. Edna Herrell. 85, of Route 6. Fayctt viJle, died this morning in th Springdale hospital. Born Oc 31, 1888 in Henderson County, Tex., the daughter of John W. and Mary Frances' Guest, she was a Baptist. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Carl Richards of Springdale and Mrs. Walter Hagar of Fayetteville; two sisters, Mrs. Katie Lawrence of V e n t u r a , Calif, and Mrs. Mary E s t i I I of Springdale; five grandchildren: 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sisco Funeral Chapel with burial in Mount Comfort Cemetery. 5,000 New served in rial." The minister said the government had conducted "the fullest possible inquiry on the facts available to us" for two days. The controversy began after a man called an Auckland radio talk show and said he and .hree other soldiers came upon six Americans more than two years ago as they used truncheons to beat 10 South Vietnamese peasants under interrogation. The New Zealanders killed one of the Americans in an exchange of gunfire, the caller said, then they slaughtered the others to cover up the incident. Australian Sen. George Poyser said an Australian government investigation was started after a man telephoned a Melbourne television reporter with a similar story. Australian government- officials said they doubted the authenticity of the port. The U.S. Embassy in Saigon the brief, cited no statutory authority to allow the claim for s refund and the city is of Hie opin ion that such authority does not exist. The brief slates that "taxes illegally assessed and paid may always, be recovered if the collector .understands from the payer that the taxes are regarded as illegal and that suit will be in stituted to compel the refunding of them." The Washington County tax collector, Sarah Walker, testified previously lhat only about five persons have paid the tax under protesl since she has been collector. Water and Sewer Funds: The petitioners have said lhat water and sewer funds have been misused, the city allowing their use for such projects as the Industrial Park, the Hwy. 16 bypass and off-street parking. Their suit also contends that inadequate surplus reserves are maintained. Pointing out several court opin- Mrs. Carlson was permitted by Ihe court to testify over objection as to her conclusions concerning the maintenance of the required reserves under tho bond ordinances by the city. On cross-examination, her qualifications in the field of accounting and municipal government were attacked and substantially impeached. Further cross-exami nation revealed that Mrs. Carlson had no conception of the amoun of reserves requked by the bond ordinances." The city maintains, through a qualified accountant,'that the required reserves have been maintained. Water System Improvements: Tiie city's brief presents' several precedents to back its claim that expansion of both the inside and outside water and sewer systems are constitutional. In particular, the brief cites statutory authority on expansion of the cily's waler and sewer system into the growth area outside the city' limits by quoting that, "any municipality in the State of Arkansas owning and operating a municipal water- ions, the brief stales lhat "clearly, the use of surplus revenues for any lawful municipal purpose is permitted without regard to whether the disbursement is for water'and sewer related matters. Any permissible municipal purpose may qualify as a recipient of the funds." As regards the maintenance of reserve funds, the cily argues lhat "the only evidence adduced by petitioners concerning the establishment and maintenence ol the appropriale reserves was thai offered through the testimony ol Mrs. T. C. Carlson Jr., wife of the petitioner Carlson (and also a member of the Fayetleville Board of Directors). MISS CLARA CLANTON Prairie Grove -- Miss Clara Clanton, 78, of Prairie Grove, died Wednesday in a Fyaette- ville nursing home. She was born Oct. 27, 1895 in Prairie Grove, the daughter of Alfred Hugh and MalirkJa Hollerman Clanton. She is survived by three cousins. Graveside services will be al It a.m. Friday at the Garrell Creek Cemetery under direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home. CLARENCE SPENCER Clarence Spencer, 64. o Elkins died in a M a d i s o n County Hospilal Wednesday. H was born Sept. 3. 1909 in Elkins Ihe son of John and Mar Holmesley Spencer, and was i Banlist. He is survived by the widow Mrs. Dorothy King Spencer o the home: two daughters, Mrs Betty Wheeler, Riverside, Call and Mrs. Connie Johnson ( Elkins: - his mother also ( Elkins; a brother. Clint., Fayetteville; a sister, Mrs Pearl Allison, also of Fayett ville; five grandchildren an two great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will 1: announced by Nelson's Funeri Home. Funerals efused comment on orts, but American the ho served in Vietnam at th e me of the alleged incidents aid they did not recall reports such incidents. Alexander Plans Slaiewide Posial Advisory Board WASHINGTON (AE 3 ) -- Rep. ill Alexander, D-Ark., an- ounced plans today for the reation of a congressional ad- isory committee on the U.S. ostal Service. Alexander said the committee ill be composed of one mem- er from each of the 21 coun- es in the 1st" Congressional ((strict- He said the -committee rauld examine the operation 'ol ic Postal Service under na- onal policies, their effect on nail service in Arkansas and make suggestions for change. "Since the creation of the U.S. Postal Service three years a'go as a 'quasi-independent agency 1 we have seen a steady deterioration of service to the countryside," Alexander' said. He said his office had been deluged with complaints about mail service in the last few years. He blamed the decline in service on policies which have positions to have elimi- Fire Claims Seven Lives MARSHALL, Tex. (AP) -The first thing deputy Leroy Abreaii saw at the burning Lee farm house was a dog in flames. Inside seven persons were dead, including a mother clutching a baby. "It looked like a torch," Abreau said after spotting the ru ral frame house ablaze at 2:48 a.m. Thursday. It was the second fire at the Lee farm in seven months. The louse was completely' gutted Dec. 6, 1973 but a new one was built. "Last time they got put, they got the old man in his wheelchair and got out," said an un- works system or a municipal sewer system or both may ex- end its service lines beyond its corporate limits for the purpose of giving water service, sewer service, or both to adjacent areas where the demand for service is sufficient to produce revenues that will retire the costs of such service lines." Lending of Credit: The brief states that there has been no showing of .any instance by the petitioners that the city has-lenl its credit within constitutional prohibitions. "Nor is there any proof that the city has become a shareholder in any institution, association, company or corporation. There las been no proof that the city las donated any municipal money or property for private use. "The only proof before the court reveals that the city has undertaken certain public purpose endeavors with public money, all for adequate consideration and all for the benefit of the public." City Records: "The petitioners allude to the record keeping of the'city and state," the brief said, "... (and) that the city should be enjoined to maintain such records in a manner that can be understood by the citizens. That First Step WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House Rules Committee took the first step today toward opening up 'the Judiciary Committee's final debate on; impeachment for television' and radio coverage. ; The - rules . .committee approved, 10 to 3, a resolution w h i c h ' would allow the Judiciary Committee to vote to allow eleclronic coverage. The House is scheduled to vole on the resolution Monday. If it passes,- the final decision would be up to the Judiciary Committee. ' Presidents 7 Daughters Julie Eisenhower, left, daughter of President Nixon, and Lynda Hobb, daughter of the late President Johnson, pause from looking over a book to discnss reading matter for identified fireman. This time Nick Lee, an invalid, and six members of his family were trapped. The other victims Â· were .Mary L e e , 40; Freddie Lee, 25; Janie V. Lee, Willie Lee, 26, a woman; Willie C. Lee, 16; and Calvin Lee. 11 months. Â· "TragdyV.A-;hell of a tragedy. It's' the most I've e v e r seen in one house," said Harrison County deputy Ernest Weh- ba. "The tragic thing is that this same house burned down (a year ago)." Investigators had no moved personnel urban areas and nated postal facilities in many rural areas. Alexander said people in the nation's heartland are suffering from poor service because the Postal Service "has over invested its funds in buildings with large cost overruns, excessive rent for some facilities and new equipment which is intended to replace the postal' employes in rural areas." planation for the fire. A wood cook stove was used in the house, but firemen doubled it caused the inferno. Deputies said by the time ;hey got to the house on a rural farm road northeast of Marshall, it was loo lale. Four bodies, badly burned, where found by Ihe fronl door. One body, believed to be that of Mary Lee, was apparently clutching the body, of the infant, Calvin. Another body, one of the men, was found with arms outstretched as if carrying the old man, deputies said. is a highly nebulous concept. "Unfortunately, the record keeping of the city cannot be of the same nature as that employed at a small country store. It must x geared to the requirements ol financial management of a city the size of Fayetteville; Ark." The brief states that the majority of testimony dealing with record keeping dealt primarily with the inability of T. C. Carlson Jr. to find detail supporting invoices behind payment vouchers. "There was absolutely no proof that the records were missing ,-only that he had been unable, to locate same." . In summarizing the subject, the city, brief pointed out that "the argument advanced by petitioners is. rhetoric only. It' is not based upon the. rule of law, nor is it based upon the facts of this litigation. If the petitioners had wanted additional information, they needed only to ask through appropriate channels...the citizens, ordinary or trained in accounting, can readily ascertain the answers to any questions they may have concerning the use of their tax money, and the petitioners can Embargo Reduced LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The embargo on Texas cattle enter- Arkansas was reduced to only those cattle from Falls County today, according to Dr. Richard Thomas, state veterinarian. Between 200 and 300 cattle have died in the Falls County area since an outbreak of anthrax first-was discovered there Drivers Killed NASHVILLE (AP) -- Two ;rnck drivers were killed on Interstate 40 today in a three-vehicle pileup that began when a piece of machinery fell from a flat-bed trailer truck and struck car. Police identified the victims as the driver of the trailer truck, Donald C. 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The legislation, soonsored by chairman Wright Patman, D- Tex., and 14 other members, followed the proposal by Citicorp, holding company of the nation's second largest bank, to Issue $850 million in floating interest rate notes. Founded I860 til N. Eait Jre. rÂ«retlet1Ue. Ark. 7T!O PnW!shÂ«J dall? and Sunday Â«Â«P1 January 1, Joly i. Thankszlvlng and Second Clds* PostarÂ« , Pali al FByeHevUIf, Art. 8IEMBER 4SSOCUTED PRESS The Associated Presa la entitled exclusively lo the H5a for republic*. tion of all local news Drtnled In Uila well a el] AP e'^a newpaper dispatches. SUBSCRIPTION RATTM BKecllvt October 1, 1373 Homo llellfery Per month by carrier ---- SloZit copy dills' 1CC, Bandar o.s. M*n la wsihtaglttl, Benton, MadJjon O UM. Ark. Aialr Co., O-u.: Nixon Flies Aides To San Clemenfe SAN CLEMENTE Calif. (AP) Â· President Nixon is gathering lany of his key advisers here Â·r a series of conferences on reign policy, budget-making nd the battle to curb inflation. Nixon's struggle to avoid im eachment presumably also fits ilo' the picture, 'but Deputy ress Secretary Gerald L. War en reported the President had et to talk by telephone with efense attorney James D. St. lair, who is in Washington nee flying here last Friday. Political adviser Dean Burch rrived at the Western White House on Wednesday. Warren aid Burch and Nixon woulc iscuss the budgetary impact ol sending legislation Scheduled to arrive today for meetings with the Presiden ere retiring Chairman Her ert Stein of the Council o Economic Advisers and Secre ary of State Henry A. Kissin ;er. Nixon and Kissinger con erred by phone at least Uric )n Wednesday, with the Cyprus itiiation the principal topic. At Kissinger's recommends ion, Nixon dispatched Undo Secretary of State Joseph J iisco to London for talks will irilish and Turkish officials. The President plans a majo elevision-radio address on th economy sometime next week probably from Los Angeles. 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