Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 1, 1974 · Page 9
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 1, 1974
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Former Narcotics Kingpin Huntsvilie Prison Siege Enters Second Week HUNTSVILLE, Tex. (AP) A marathon siege at a prison library has entered its second week with officials pondering an'Offer from convict Fred Go- Bumpers Can't Judge Outcome Of Thornton Vole By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gov. Dale Bumpers said Wednesday that it would be unfortunate if Rep. Ray Thornton, D-Ark., were affected politically by his vole in favor of three a r t i c l e s of impeachment against President Nixon. Thornton is a member of the House Judiciary 'Committee which,has been debating the impeachment issue. ·.Bumpers said impeachment snoulqn t be a partisan issue He said the matter should be decided solely on the evidence. Speaking at a news conference. Bumpers said he couldn't judge what the political consequences Of Thorton's vote would be. ,He said many persons didn't', want Nixon im peached no "matter what. Bumpers again refused to comment tin the evidence be cause he said he might have to vote on impeachment as t member of the Senate. Bump ers is a Democratic senatoria nominee and is expected to win the November general election. ·'· At Washington, Thornton sait that he wants the third im peachment article, relating tc the committee's subpoenas wit] which the President refused tc comply, combined with anotli er. During the next few days, h said he will discuss such L charge with Reps. William. S Cohen, R-Me., and' James R Mann, D-S.C. BotJi Cohen and Mann ar Impeachment advocates wh 'also, .have reservations abou the independence of the thi: charge. They ' fear that unless th President's refusal to obey th subpoenas is clearly tied to th Impeachment investigation, an future rejection of a congres sional subpoena might be im peachable. Thornton said after the hea ngs that his interest primaril was centered on the charge oncerning obstruction of ju ce and abuses of the Interna evenue -Service. met. ne ez Carrasco to free some of. Carrasco reset the deadline s 13 hostages in exchange for|for 1 p.m., but again took no chance to escape. Carrasco, a former narcotics ngpin serving a life sentence r assault to murder a police- an, has holed up in the third- oor library of the state pen- enliary here since July 24: "Wo other armed inmates a r e ith him. · Ultimatums, threats, propos- Is and counter - proposals narked the seventh day of the ege on Wednesday. It was the ngest hostages had been held a an escape in American penal :story, according to the Amerian Correctional Association in Washington, D.C. Carrasco set three deadlines, ireatening to blow up some o s t a g e s with .homemade ombs if his demands were not The only deadlines, including 15 minutes long, .ipped by without incident. Negotiations . were suspended ntil this morning after hostage lovella Pollard telephoned her aughter Kathy from the li- irary with Carrasco's latest of- action. As negotiations continued, authorities announced that Carrasco's 25-year-old wife, Rosa had been charged with intent to facilitate an escape by slipping her husband a pistol on July 20 Officials said they would give Carrasco the vest and drop the charge against his wife, who was not in custody, if he frccc the hostages. Carrasco countered by saying ic was dropping the demand for he vest and previous -..jiuand, for ammunition and weapons Talks then centered aroim Carrasco's proposal for trans partition and four hostages. Texas Department of Corrcc :ions, Director J. W. Estclle de livered a written statement t Carrasco, outlining options pre viously relayed. "To your new and final de inands of transportation plu four hostages, it is acceptabl after the release of all the olh Pollard told newsmen hostages," it said. About 5:45 p.m., Carrasc er. Miss Carraseo proposed the three rmed convicts leave the prison n an unspecified vehicle with our of the hostages. The other nine hostages would be used as 'shields" but would "move to a ate place" once the other seven were insiiie the vehicle, Miss 'ollard said. Prison spokesman Ron Tayor told. newsmen "transportation will be the first order of business" in today's negotia- :ions. Carrasco's first deadline on Wednesday was 8 a.m. CDT, at which time he threatened to explode a bomb if he was not given a bulletproof vest. Prison officials said he could lave the vest if he set the hos- :sges free. Carrasco refused, but the deadline passed with no explosion. telephoned prison officials an angrily told them he woul )Iow up two hostages in 15 min utes with one of three bombs h claims to have fashioned, pe laps from handgun ammun tion. The 15 minutes came an went. There was no explosion. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Triers., Aug. 1, 1974 FAYBTTEVILLI, ARKANSAS Inflation Hils Highway Program LITTLE EOCK (AP) - Slato Highway Director Henry Gray \s?.l'\ Wednesday thiil because nf |inflation thfl sl'ilo Highway Dc- ·faiimcnl needed an a d d i t i o n a l 40 million to complete its cliednlcrt S110 million conslruc- on program for fiscal ysar Summer Silhouette It was ation water. an unbeatable cnmbin- - warm weather, cool four KirWand, Wash., hoys'-and the stern oi t h e sailing ship Wawona. The hoys beat the heat with dives into Lake Wasliinglon. (AP Wircphoto) Rickells Named Managing Officer BENTONVILLE -- Harvey Mcketts, vice president of the ienton County Savings and Loan Association, has been appointed managing officer of he .institution to suceed John M. Douglas, who resigned as president and managing officer effective Wednesday. Ricketts is a native of Ben tonville and a graduate of Ben tonville High School and of the University of Arkansas. He has been vice president of Bentoi County Savings and Loan to the past-two years. The appointment was an nounced by Don B, Winfrey chairman oi the Board c Directors. No one was name to succeed Douglas as presi dent. 075. Gray said that some material osls have increased by about 0 per cent. lie told the slate Highway Commission he would ask the egislature for additional revc- nics. However, he said he had 10 specific proposals to offer he ?,ogislative Council which meets today. · : In the past, Gray has men- ioned several possibilities f o r ncreasing the department's ·cvenues. Among them arc increasing he gasoline tax, giving the'de- partment more revenue sharing unds and allowing the depart- nonl to receive the interest rom its funds instead o f - p u t - ,ing them into the state's general fund. The last increase in highway revenues was in 1973 when tha cgislalure approved a $30 mil- ion annual supplemental highway program. . TERMITES? 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