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12 Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Friday, July 26, T974 FAYITTIVILLI ARKANSAS Farmers Pray For Rain As Drouth Threatens Corn Crops '..··'.·.·',·"" ' · *.-',*.. SHELDON, Iowa AP -- The, Outside the First vChristian Rev. Nicholas Vogelsang turned the pages of his; Bible to Isaiah as he led a prayer service for rain in this farming community of 4,500 persons. He stopped at the 41st chapter, 18th verse, then repeated from memory, J'K'ivrfll .b'peH rivers on the'bare^heightsj'and fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water." The Debate Goes On Chairman Peter Rodlno of the House Judiciary Committee and Uep. Edward Hutchinson, ranking minority member, right, -listen to members of (he panel debate the impeachment question in Washington Thursday. The committee hopes to vote on Impeachment articles today. (AP Wire- photo) First Woman In Space Plans To Become Episcopal Priest NEW YORK (AP) -- The| first woman in space, Jeannette Piccard, is taking another flyer to become one of the Episcopal '. Church's first women priests. "I'll make it if I live long . enough," says Mrs. Piccard, now 79. A lively, pungent woman with a zest for pioneering ventures, she is among 11 women planning to be ordained at. a regulation-challenging service in THE WEATHER Elsewhere Hi Lo Prc Otlk ·'.'· Albany Albu'que '··__'. Amarillo ·'»·' Asheville ' ;· " Atlanta . ;i Birmingham r^'Bismarck »Boise * Boston ",'·· Brownsville ' ;',' Buffalo ·'- Charleston '" ' Charlotte -C Chicago v-'i Cincinnati O' Cleveland )t- Denver ""^ Des Moines · ~ '· Detroit ;· '·: Duluth ^·Fort Worth ·£· Green Bay '"**, Helena i$. Houston f ff, Ind'apolis [J^ Jacks'ville 3$-. Juneau {*·* Kansas City u J Las Vegas j.. Little Rock Los Angeles . Louisville .v 1 Marquette jrfj Memphis ·5' Miami tv Milwaukee jSjMpIs-St. P. f^. 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Police reported on Thursda night that Robert Lopez, 2i had surrendered and wa. charged with robbery and pos session of stolen property. Pi : lice said Lopez brought alon . the tennis racket but not th ?H5, 10-speed bike. Abrams Returns WASHINGTON (AP) - Arm Chief of staff Gen. Creighto w. Abrams, recovering from surgery, returned for a brie visit to his office but is not ex peeled to resume full - tim duties for some time. Abrams' visit at his Pentago -office on Thursday was his firs since he underwent surgery fo removal of a cancerous lun nearly seven weeks ago. .. He . nas been recuperating a his home in nearby Ft. Mye liladelphia next Monday. Concerning the restrictions at have kept women out e .church's ' priesthood, she ays, "They're medieval." ','They're the result,of a bio- gical misunderstanding of the ilddle ages," she said in"an in- rview last fall in Louisville y., at the Episcopal Church's onvention, which refused -- by technicality · -- to authorize pmen priests. She. said: the medieval world dn't understand that a wom- I's seed is just as essential as man's in producing life. "II omen can't represent men at le altar, then men can't repre- ent women," she said; Mrs. Piccard, widow of the ate famed aerospace seientisl ean" Piccard, became the fir'sl oman in space in 1934, when IB piloted a spherical balloon an altitude of 57,559 feet into e stratosphere. ACADEMIC DEGKEES A holder of degrees in philos- hy,-- psychology, education Jid . organic chemistry, Mrs iSP9rU,iWas....a v. consultant--^ to ASA's' ·""· Manned" 1 -' Spacecraft enter in Houston hetween 19(il md 1970, and is holder of mi nerous awards, including the 'armon trophy from ihe eague of International Avia ors. · For a decade", she also has erved with Episcopal --schools Houston and in Minneapolis t. Paul, Minn., where sinci 570 she has been a deacon, tin rst step toward the priest ood. Usually, a deacon advance! the priesthood in six montl o a year. But Mrs. Piccard, as .;.-w,oman,r. :has. wailed fivi ears. She's among- 120 Episcopa ramen who have complele lieological Iraining, been or lained deacons, and now ar vailing to enter the priesthood About 200 other Episcopa vomen are studying in sem nai'ies. Amid that " gathering pres lire, the II women deacon lanned to jump the gun, defy ng the church's practice an olicy, and be ordained at th lands of the inaclive bishops. However, church stand in committees of their home dioc eses have not approved -required by canon law -- an nost of their home diocesar lishops say the women woul barred from functioning a priests. Livestock Dealer Faces Suspension WASHINGTON (AP) -- A urchaser of livestock In west- rn Oklahoma and eastern Aransas has been suspended temporarily as a registered market a g e n c y and livestock dealer, the Agriculture Department said today- The suspension resulted when '. E.Maddox," former operator f the Cordell, Okla., Livestock motion, failed to answer :harges that he violated the irompt - payment requirements if the Packers and .Stockyards Act, the Spokesman said. The auction he operated with 'ed Green no longer is in operation, the- department said, idding that separate adminis- Tative action is proceeding against Green. Maddox's one-week suspen- ion began today under an or- ler sighed by USDA Adminis- ralive Law Judge William J. yeber. The dealer further was ordered to cease and desist from ' i s s u i n g insufficient funds hecks or drafts in payment for ivestock and -failing to pay, ?hen d u e , the full purchase Tice for livestock." Today In History By The Associated Press Today is. Friday, July 26, ..the 207th day of 1974. There are 158 days left in the year. , '." Today's highlight in history: On this date in '-1953, Fidel Castro began a revolt in Cuba, attacking an army barracks 'at Santiago. On this date: In 1759, the French abandoned Fort Ticonderoga to the British in the French and In dian War. · -' - "·'· ; " In 1775, the Continental Congress established a post office department, with Benjamin Franklin "as-'the first Postmaster General.,. -; ' :, In 1874, Liberia was-declared a republic;"making it'the only Reform Church ' o n Thursday night; a hot, dry wind brushet the 130-foot spire and bristlet the leaves on the thirsty oak and maple trees. Seated on the padded, wooden benches in, ,the,. church sanctuary, were'hundreds Vof persons of manyifi!iths,'.from'"the farms and from the town. · They · had met to pray for rain, not just in their area o northwest'Iowa,-but for the entire Midwest. Scarce- rain and searing tern a t u r e s , are .devastating farmers' crops from the Soutt west Plains to the Upper Mid west, source of much of the na lion's bacon, hamburger am breakfast cereals. Falterin.. livestock prices have hit man of the farmers.'. .TEMPERATURES HIGH /Temperatures in the five- state area of Missouri, Kansas Oklahoma, Iowa and Nebrask were in the 100-degree rang for the first half of, this month Rainfall at Kansas City throug July 24 measured 1.12 inches all of it in a thunderstorm o July 3. Normal rainfall for th first 24 days of the month is 3.59 inches. ;'Nebraska Gov. JotouJ. .Exo toured northeast Nebraska,an estimated grain growers an livestock producers will lose \ billion this year because of th drought and the declining pric Black nation in Af- sovereign rica. ,. . . In 1944, in World War II, German V-2 rocket bombs hit targets in England . for the' first time. In 1952,' Argentina's . first lady, Eva Peron, died. In 1956, - Egyptian" 1 crowds lailed President. Gamal ftbdBl Nasser in Alexandria as. he issued a decree nationalizing the Suez Canal. Ten years ago: Teamsters Union President James fHoffa was convicted .of fraud and conspiracy In the" use of union 'unds. - · - . . . '··' - = · ' · · Five years ago: U.S. scientists made the first tests of moon rocks" b'rought 'back' to earth by the Apollo-Eleven as- .ronauts. ·'.' One year ago: The United Slates cast its fifth veto in the U.N. Security Council, killing a resolution opposed to continued Israeli occupation .of '-Arab ands seized in .the.1967 six-day -'ar. '' ' "'·' '",''," .' ,,·,- Today's birthdays: 'Conductor Donald Voorhees Is 71 years old. Writer Alice Winchester is 67. ' . ' . of cattle and hogs. - Cot? Is.ttlie, critical crop now The '-'less "corir ; available,' th higher the price. And highe prices" "for 'corn : mean highe prices for. meat. Mining Reclamation Standards Bill Fails WASHINGTON "(AP) _ Arkansas' four congressmen oted with the minority Thurs- j!X. .in opposing a bill that vbuld ' establish environmental and reclamation standards for ip mining. 'he bill, approved by House vote of 291-81, failed to let the support of Reps. Bill Al- (xander, Wilbur D. Mills a n d ^ay Thornton all D-Ark., and R e p . John Paul Hammerschmidt, R-Ark. Nixon Letter Sells NEW YORK (AP) -- A letter From Richard M. Nixon saying tie would raise his voice in constructive criticism of the Kennedy administration has been sold for $130 at an auction. The letter to Hermann Ha'ge- dorn and dated 1963 was sold Thursday night by the Charles Hamilton Galeries. "I agree, with your estimate of America's present peril and the need for leadership," Nixon wrote in the letter. An autographed photograph of Nixon with Henry M. Kissinger was auctioned for $110. An autographed photograph of actress Greta Garbo in "The Temptress" was sold for $675. Thought for today: Many toil lard to earn a loaf,when a slice s sufficient -- Dutch. proverb. . :·'..., . 'y.'.j -V;., ,'!.'^'':' ,' Yf^.S, *K Police Continue Slaying Probe LITTLE'ROCK'(AP) --iMa'j.'l W. A. Tudor, of the State Police said Thursday that officers, hopefully, would bring their investigation of the shotgun slaying sof t w o Jacksonville teenagers to a successful end within a few days. Tudor is commander of the Criminal Investigation Division of the State Police. ' " ; Sheriff Donald Brumett of Lonoke County and State Police have been, investigating, the slayings. . .- . : ·'· "''·'· The police "* Have been inquiring with persons outside the state. Tudor would not elabo rale on the search's progress. Pros. Atty. Sam' Weerris of Stutlgarl said two suspects were in the western part of the county. James Thompson, 17, and Elaine Margaret Dolan, 14, were slain oh or about June 20. Their nude, decomposed bodies were discovered July 16 by a farm worker -who found the bodies lying beside a brushy fence row just east of the Pu- iaski-Lonoke county line. No arrest has been made. Another complication is th; cattle and hogs don't eat a well or gain weight as rapidlj when the weather is hot. Agronomists and statistician say soybeans and grain so ghum crops aren't as hard h as corn, but also indicate tro ble.-The usual mixture of fee for cattle and hogs is thre quarters corn,, with the remai der grains such as soybeans i sorghum. So shortages of thei. also would * add c to: · the - me Price. Some of the corn belt's proud is set aside for such foo stuffs as corn meal and pr pared cereals, 'like - corn 'flake. Crop shortages ' could r.' me higher prices for. these as wel Iowa is the nation's larg corn grower. On the basis higher acreage, there had be estimates that it would produ a record 1.4 billion bushels tl year. But in Poftawattam County alone, 25 per cent of 300,009 acres of?-corn ^nas -be« destroyed. Dale Awtry, executive dire tor in Iowa for the federal go ernment's Agricultural Stabi zatibn and Conservation Sen ice, says he can't yet assess t full damage of the drought. A try's offices in Iowa will repo Monday the,,,. condition -of- crops and prospective: yields. Newport Chamber To Remodel Depot ·*· Claims NEWPORT, Ark. (AP) -- illiam Heard, manager of the eft-port Chamber of Coni- erce said Thursday the cham- er would raise sufficient funds remodel the city's old rail- iad depot so that it would be shape for Amtralc's test atop i September. The city's Board of Directors otcd earlier this week not to ppropriate th« necessary unds. ·. ; · Heard said the city directors oted. to withhold the appro- nation based on the informa on they had at the time. He said Amtrak officials rould be in Newport next week o look over ths depot and th roperty. After 'that, he said he city should know- about ivhat is expected of it. .' ' Heard said instead of hiring a contractor, it might be possible or cky crews to do the,work and thus save money.'·:'/.".' . He indicated that he thought the differences with the city directors could be worked out. The : city was asked-to con .ribute $2,000 toward the'$12,000 "timated to make the station repairs.' . ·.· ' ··-;'·. '·:': .' : Heard said the chamber has received ah assurance from the county and has had commitments from other sources. The TIMES It On Top of The News Seven Ddyi-.a Week LITTLE ROCK (AP) 14- Ma; bry Shows. 3,4,. of Little Rock drowned in the;'-Arkansas River Thursday after he fell about 150 feet from the " Intestate 439 b r i d g e under,; ccihstruction northwest of here, ;,tuthorities said. '-; Vf.KU:/'£ Lt. Gene Walther o( the Pulaski County sheriff's, office said Shows Was employed by Thurell Harbart Paint Contractors i , ) Walther said Shows was spray painting the bottom sid» of the roadway of the bridg» when, a witness said, the scaffold broke and. Shows ,fell into the water ,',. ' COLLIER REXALL DRUG STOftE 100 W. Dickson St. SIDEWALK SALE Saturday Only July 28th Will Be Just Inside The Front Door In 72 Degrees. Be Here Early EVERY ITEM ON THE TABLE IS These Sensational Specials at COLLIER DRUG STORE 100 W. Dickson Street Only STARTS SATURDAY, 8 A.M. EVERY ITEM A BARGAIN MEN'S STORE Men's SWEATSHIRTS _.._.. $100 1 Men's'Short Sleeve SHIRTS ... $000 Boys' WHITE SHIRTS 1 $100 IT'S HOT OUTSIDE COME IN WHERE Table Stainless Silver Plated Dinnerware iPRICE Silverplated Serving Pieces iOFF Summer Jewelry 1 2 PUKE SWIFTS IT M Bl t»p«rt Vltt Boys'. $400 KNIT SHIRTS _._ :O Boys' $400 SWEATERS---- 10 Men's SWIMSUITS $900 Men's . . TENNIS SHOES 50* $400 MEN'S SHOES- .0 Men's SHORTS $200 Boy*' $AQO RAIN COATS - O Men's FLARE SLACKS. 00 Men's «, SPORT COATS --. - Men's SUITS ___. Men's TIES 33 .51 00 00 LADIES' STORE Girls' DRESSES-PANTS-TOPS scoo Girls' DRESSES-PANTS-TOPS O $400 Girls' SKIRTS-DRESSES-TOPS I $900 Girls' DRESSES-PANTS-TOPS 100 All Girls' WINTER COATS sinoo Ladies' HOT PANTS 10 10 00 Ladies' Reg. Size PANT SUITS Ladies' Reg. Size DRESSES 00 Ladjes' Jr. Size PANT SUITS Ladies' Jr. Size DRESSES -- Ladies' Jr. Size SPORTS WEAR Ladies Junior Sizes SKIRTS _.._. Ladies A Junior Sizes SPORT TOPS Ladies' BLOUSES Man's Store N.E. Corner Downtown Square Ladies' Store ; North Side Downtown Square

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