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Thursday, July 25, 1974
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Northwest Arkansat TIMES, Thurs., July 25, 1974 FAYITTIVILLE, ARKANSAS Obituary -..,.. BURTON EVANS Burton Alfred Evans, 62, of Fayettoville died in a local hospital Wednesday. He was born Nov. 25, 1911 In T h r e e Rivers, Mich., the son of Oran and Florence Pearl Wheater Evans, and was a member of the First Christian Church. He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Grace Brooks Evans, of the home; a brother, Howard of Texarkana, Tex., and his mother of Norman, Okla. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday in the chapel ot Nelson's Funeral Home with graveside services at 3 p.m. at memorials may be made to the Cancer Society. hospital. at West Memorial Tulsa. Park Cemetery in MRS. ETHEL SMITH Mrs. Ethel Bohannan Smith, 58, of Fayetteville, died this morning in a local hospital. Born April 13, 1916 at Clifty, the daughter of G- W. and Mary Jane Jones Bohanivin, she was a 30-year employe of Levi- Strauss Co. and a Baptist. Survivors are her mother of Clifty; three brothers, James Willard and George Bohannan of Clifty and two sisters, Mrs Martha Spradling of Wichita, Kan. and Mrs. Carrie Calico of Clifty. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Moore's Cha pel with burial in "-'"···-· Memorial Gardens. Faiiview GLEN STOCKBURGER Glen Dale Stockburger, 63, of Route 6. Fayetteville, died Wednesday in a local ' "·' Born Aug. 13, 1910 Fork, he was a 20-year Navy veteran and a Baptist. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Tlielma Vail Stockburger ol the lome and one daughter, Mrs. Judy Dixon of St. Louis, Mo. Funeral service at 10 a.m: Friday at Moore's Chapel with burial in Baptist Ford Cemetery. SAMUEL CATES Praire Grove -- Samuel Arthur Gates, 84, of Prairie .Grove, died Wednesday in a Fayetteville hospital. Born July 30,1890, at Moffett, the son of Charles A. and Martha Jane Gates, he was a retired farmer and a member" ot the Christian Church. Survivors are three sons, Earl and Gene of Prairie Grove and Bill of i.Beebe; one daughter, Mrs. Harold Bartholomew of Prairie Grove; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church with burial in Rutherford Cemetery under direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home. ! I Gilbow (CONTINUED FROM PAG! ONE) of the transaction. pled an Incident concerning . The grand jury was apparently convinced that Judge Lester believed the jeep was to be used by the Fayelteville police department, since Lester was not named in the charges. As is equally apparent, the grand jury did not believe the same of Gilbow. Judge Lester said today that he takes blame for the incident in that he did not fill in the proper name on the title. Gilbow added that his mistake was in not checking to see that the city's name was on the title [CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) failed in their burden of pioot and the Surplus Revenue Fund, to show by clear' and salisfac- for many purposes other than J _ ti,Q|a*» coitroT niii-nncoc 1 ' tory evidence that the levy and collection . . . is unconlilulional and without statutory authority." The plaintiffs dispute city claims about the very important issue of refunds of the five mill tax to Fayetteville citizens. A good part of that debate centered on the voluntary nature of tax payments. The city had quoted a general rule in laws of taxation that a tax paid voluntarily cannot be recovered unless there is a pertinent statute governing recovery. City attorneys believe no such authority exists. Furthermore, they say 'plaintiffs' claims that citizens did rot know ot the voluntary nature of the tax shows simply · the law -excuse. The water-sewer purposes. "Evidence ot t h e city's admission to having done so are Loo numerous to need itemizing. Its alleged good motivations do not serve to legalize its breaches of contract or illegal Shirts Weren't Seized Two young women picket the Bethlehem shipyard, wearing T-shirts declaring Ihe shipyard unfair. A deputy sher- iff, far right, had just cited a man picket and seized his hand-carried sign for evi- dence, hut (he deputy didn't (ry to seize the girls' T-shirts. (AP Wirepholo) Texas Prison Inmates Hold 10 Hostages when he delivered it. BELIEF REPEATED Judge Lester repeated his belief that Gilbow is innocent of any wrongdoing and stated that Gilbow will stay on in his position as civil defense director and head of t h e county's financial operations. Prosecuting Attorney Mahlon Gibson said he believes the misdemeanor charge of misfeasance is the one the grand jury would have used in the case, if they had thought they could. However, at that time, the prosecutor's staff had not been able to ascertain that a penalty existed for the crime of misfeasance --'apparently a seldom-used charge. Gibson said the penalty clause was located after further search 'ollowing the close of the grand jury investigation on April 1. The charge of larceny by bail- lee usually implies that the person accused has benefitted in some way from the transaction, and the state had no evidence that Gilbow received any consideration in the deal, Gilbson said. Gibson also noticed that it is hard to keep politics out of such a matter, but that the stale would never have sought a fe- .wo guns which were apparent- y loaned to the Fayetteville police department by the county. One went to Chief Hollis Spencer and another to Stout, who apparently also sold the gun. No charges were filed in that case, at least in part because the statute of limitations had runout on the incident. Gilbow was also indicted for violation of the county purchasing act in connection with the purchase of a termite pesticide. He also pleaded no contest to that charge and was fined. Several Hems Stolen From Home Joe Fairfield.oM515 S. School Ave. told Faycltcyillc police that several -items were stolon from .his home .sometime Wed- Police said the Hems reported missing included a five-band radio, an electric fuel pump and a tool box and tools. The Hems are valued at $295. , ' , . · ,, Fairtic'd ""''1 he had left the home unlocked. · i inmates says'. 10 persons hostage in state' prison an ignorance of which is not an i¥ ______ ___ ____ city claims that citizens "are presumed to know that the voluntary tax was unconstitu- " On the experlness of testimony, the plaintiffs' attorneys note that, "Defendant apparently puts blind faith in the infallibility of a professional accountant in areas of knowledge and opinion outside the field of accounting." On the other hand, the brief upholds the .validity of Mrs. Carlson's testimony on the surplus fund, due to her expertise in matters of law and management, as well as accounting. (Mrs. Carlson is an attorney and was involved in management during her career in the armed forces.) The tabulations involved in the testimony of Don Baier, an tional if in fact it is. .. and cannot use ignorance as an - excuse to recover those taxes. However, plaintiffs' attorneys quote another general ·'. rule which defines voluntary payment as that made ".with a full knowledge ' ··--··-·-'-··'·--··-·· render sucn demand mcgm. The taxpaying public in Fayetteville did not knowJhat five mills of its tax billSSs uncori-" stitutional; therefore "the payment was involuntary and tax- HUNTSyiLLE. Tex. (AP) --I The leader, of a group of armed ' held _^ _ here be killed unless the convicts are given automatic weapons, ammunition and bullet-proof vests. Authorities said seven convicts were with the hostages, Dut one of the convicts was not believed to be an active participant in the rebellion. The hostages are seven women and three men, said Dr. Don Kirkpatrick, assistant director of the Texas Department of Corrections. One of the men is a guard and the other hostages are civilian teachers and librar- ans. Kirkpatrick told newsmen Wednesday night the apparent eader of the rebels, Fred Gomez Carrasco, .'had demanded six bullet-proof vests/three bul- et-proof helmets and visors, three walkie-talkie radios, three M16 automatic rifles, five magazines of ammunition, 100 loose rounds for eacli rifle and 'suitable clothing for the three of us." Kirkpatrick said Carrasco. who was sentenced to life for assault with attempt ,to murder a police officer, at San Antonio, had threatened to -execute the hostages if the demands were not met. "Mr. Carrasco is not pushing _s for any time deadline,' Kirkpatrick said. "It is also interesting to note there have payers should be entitled to a refund, according to the plaintiffs. (Most Arkansas cities have collected voluntary miliages for decades as a route around the rigid tax limitations imposed by the state Constitution.) The reply brief said, "It is common knowledge that when only three out of 10,000 complain of having to pay an unconstitutional demand or exaction that the public generally has no knowledge of the illegality of such exaction; because the American public likes to, and does, "gripe" and complain and stand on its "constitutional Rights" against any governmental abuse." ! County Collector Sarah Walker had told the court that only £bout three persons a year auditor for the city and a defense witness, are labeled "impeachable on their face" in the plaintiffs' brief. The reply brief also deals at less length with other issues raised in the case: the "inside the city" and "outside the city" water systems; the lending of city credit; record-keeping inadequacies; awarding of attor- 6i$3^fees; the grant of free water ".'and sewer service to other city departments; and the failure to maintain water and sewer fund reserves. Impeachment (CONTINUED FKOM PAGE ONE) country cannot afford to im- the committee as an:impeach peach a president and fails to · · get at the truth. Another Midwest Republican, Rep. Robert McClory of Illinois, expressed major concerns that he said troubled him. NIXON'S RESPONSIBILITY McClory said he did not think the evidence- before the committee implicated Nixon in Watergate, but that the President could not escape some vesponsi- able offense. Smith and Hutchinson sail they thought the commitle should postpone its hearings up til it learns whether Nixo nwil give it the 64 tapes the Sii reme Court has ordered him :o deliver to special prosecuto Leon Jaworski. They did no 'orce. the issue, however, an Rodino, D-N.J., said the hear ings will contioxr ,o)schedulec complained about {he voluntary tax. payment of Further, the plaintiffs argue (hat the five mills is not a tax $t all, but is really an constitutional exaction," and reason that legal procedures referring to "taxes" are therefore invalid, and that principles of equity are pertinent. 5 The matter of the city's use of water and sewer department surplus revenues seems to hinge on each side's interpretation of the relevant figures, the validity of testimony about the figures and the relationship of projects such as the Hwy. 16 bypass, the industrial park, and downtown off-street parking to water and sewer department functions. The plaintiffs' brief slates that "The evidence before the Court is more than sufficient to'have proven expenditures of water-sewer money were indeed made from the basic Wafer and Sewer Fund, the Bond Fund, Hearst Hoax Brings Major Reactions LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman tricked police into believing she was fugitive heiress Patricia Hearst and was willing to surrender, bringing 150 policemen to a North Hollywood apartment. Police officials called off their operation early today after the hoax unfolded: Miss Hearst's parents, and sister flew anxiously to Los Angeles from San Francisco. Her father was very disappointed, and the family quickly returned home. --Officers surrounded an apartment building, blocked off streets and negotiated by telephone with the hoaxer, who said she wanted to surrender to "Uncle George." Rumors later buzzed that Miss Hearst had been in the apartment build- een no transportation de- nands." Kirkpatrick said there was nly a double door leading into library and Carrasco was naking the hostages sit in front f it, rotating them about every 0 minutes. This prevented sharpshooters rom firing into the room, he aid. He said several of the con- ·icts had talked to their law- 'crs. In addition to Carrasco, the jther convicts were identified as Rudolfo Dominguez of San Antonio, serving a 15-year term "or assault to murder; Ignacio ^uevas, a Mexican national serving 45 years for murder; 'lorecio Vera, 29, of San An- Dnio, 10 years for burglary; Wartin Cuiroz, 27, of- Houston, -wo years for possession of codeine, a narcotic; Henry S. Escamilla, 40, of San Antonio, five vears for shoplifting; and Stephen 'Ray Robertson, 26, Dallas, 16 years for rape. Kirkpatrick ' said, however, that he did not believe Robertson was an active participant. The demands were delivered lo officials by the prison chaplain,, the Rev. Joseph O'Brien, a Roman Catholic priest who was in and out of the library several times Wednesday night conferring with Carrasco. Carrasco served as a porter in the prison chapel. lony conviction in a similar case under the same circumstances for a person n o t so prominently employed, and that he could not morally do so in Gilbow's case. OFTEN HEARD Gilbow is part of Lester's Republican administration, the only Republican office in t h e county. Allegations of political motives were often heard at the time of the grand jury investigation. .The grand jury also investi- Terms (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) with Jaworski's subpoena because of "my strong desire to protect the principle of presidential confidentiality in a system of separation of powers." But the Supreme Court said the need for the tapes and documents in the cover-up trial took precedence over any gene r a l i z e d claim of confidentiality. May Lose Crown SOL1NGEN, Germany (AP) -- Bobby Fischer will be stripped of his world chess crown next April 1 unless drops demands scoring of the Itournament, officials say. for revamp et 1975 challenge Founded 1860 nj N. E*j1 i.Te. F««i(«TiE«. Ark. ran Published dale? Bad Bandar except January 1, JOU I Thanxsrfvlng and second C!«ji Paid at FayettevUlt. Art. MEMBER ASSOCIATED FKE The Associated Pmi li entitled . claslvel? to the usa for republloa- ing but had escaped. --A police spokesman said officers raided an apartment but found only a cat, a .22--caliber rifle and an automatic shotgun. Three persons who were in the apartment, including a 13-year- old girl who bears a strong resemblance to Miss Hearst, said they were grabbed by detectives and questioned. Police said the guns had a legitimate owner with no connection to the Symbionese Liberation Army, which kidnapped Miss Hearst at Berkeley, Calif., on Feb. 4. The hpaxster wasn't found, and a police spokesman said later "we had no evidence that Miss Hearst or any SLA rnemher was ever there." After all the excitement, Police Chief Ed Davis summed up Ihe Wednesday night operation as "a good command exercise." U. Dan Cook, the po bility for offenses those around him committed. The Republican speeches were in sharp constrast to the crisp presentations of . the Democrats. "Should Richard M. Nixon be found guilty of obstruction of justice? Yes," said Rep. William L. Hungate. D-Mo. "Should Richard M. Nixon be found ·guilty of abusing the powers of his office? Yes. Should Richard M. Nixon be found guilty of contempt of and defiance of Congress and the courts? Yes." Texas Rep. Jack Brooks, who used only about 4 of his 15 minutes, said the 'catalogue of crimes that go under the rxame Watergate amount to a record of corruption unequalled in the nation's history. Rep. Don Edwards, D-Calif-, said he had concluded "that President Nixon has consciously and intentionally engaged in serious misdeed, that ie has corrupted and subverted our political and government processes to the extent that he should be impeached and the matter of his guilt or innocence referred to the Senate for trial." BEYOND BOUGHT Rep. Edward Hutchinson, R- Mich., said no one should vote lice spokeman said it was rjon"'of"au"ocai"oewi prtnu'i"ta"'ih?i [practice in futility." newspaper M wril Bi *!] AP zs*wp ^··i -- dljpalchei. SUBSCRIPTION RATH! E««dlv« October I. im Home fietfrer? Per mooth 67 carrier 13.38 tlnfli cop? dall? IQe, Sunday Se rj.s. too U WJibfflTton, Btnun, Madltte Onon- tlei Ark., Adalr Co.. 0*U: S moathj fl moolhj 1 TEAR CKf Bat Outside abav« cocntlei: t nwatti -- t month! ______ I snAB . »8.M . 14.00 . W.W . WOO . I»,SO . 18.00 . U.M AIX MAIL . FAJABLI U1 1OT1XO People Helping People Directors of __t Funeral Service |s^f Services! EVANS, Burton Alfred -- Friday. 10:00 a.m. Chapel of Nelson's Funeral Home. Rev. Steve Cranford officiating. Graveatde icrvices 3:00 p.m. Memorial Park, Tuka. for impeachment who is not convinced already of Nixon's guilt. Before fie could cast such a vote, he said, he would have :o be convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that Nixon was pilty of a serious enough offense to require his removal from office. Rep. Robert W. Kastenmeier, D-Wis., said he already has been convinced. "I have concluded, after careful consideration of the evidence that President Nixon must be impeached and removed from office," he said. Rep. Henry P. Smith III, R- N.Y., dispelled the idea he would vote for impeachment by saying the evidence was not sufficiently clear and convincing for him except on the single, narrow issue of secret bomhing of Cambodia, which is not included in the proposed articles- Members will be able to offer amendments to the articles when the general debate concludes, but t h e Cambodian bombing has little support on MISSED YOUR PAPERP WE'RE SORRY! It you cannot reach your TIMES carrier PHONE 442-6242 Dally 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday 8 to 9:30 a.m. Lubes and Oil Changes (Oil, too) For As Long As You Own the Cap or Truck All sales, new and used, during Whit Chevrolet's 5th Annual Summer Sale qualify for free lubes and oil changes every 2,000 miles for as long as you own the car or truck. Whit's Summer Sale gift could save you hundreds of dollars. If you are even thinking of buying a car or truck this year, then to be fair to yourself you must look into the large Whit inventory now. 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