Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 2, 1974 · Page 3
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 3

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 2, 1974
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FIREMEN AT ROMAN SPA .... water damage was high but'thejire itself was quickly doused by the sprinkler system . ^ : Roman Spa Fire Causes Flooding And Some Chaos A small fire at the Roman Spa on North College Avenue, and an extremely efficient sprinkler system in the building resulted in a flood and chaos for firemen and police officers summoned to handle the situation. · . A fire department spokesman said that a Fayelteville policeman saw smoke coming from the building and notif^d the de partment at 2:05 a.m. today. A small fire, on the ceiling of- a back -room set off the sprinkler system which flooded the building. Water fell from the ceiling on policemen anc firemen. Two firemen fell into an indoor swimming pool Ihej didn't sec because of the water. One fire company worked for an hour and - 45 minutes. The cause of the fire is undetermined. Ron Calhoun, owner of th Roman Spa, and manager Tim Scisson were notified when th incident occurred. AMP I Hit With Maximum Fine Farminglon Robbery Reported Area law enforcement agencies are searching for a couple believed to be involved in strong-arm robbery at the McNeal Grocery Store, 161 W. Main St. in Farminglon between 4:30 and 5 p.m. Thursday. Farmington Police Chief Bob McWhorter said that a man and a woman who both appeared to be deaf mutes, entered the store and wrote notes to Mrs. Sue McNeal, owner and manager, requesting money which she refused to give them. After other customers had lefl the store, the man went to the cash register and grabbed an undetermined amount of cash / then forced Mrs.' McNeal into the back room and threw her on the floor. The couple then left through a front or side door. Mrs. McNeal waited unti t h e y left then notified authorities. The man is described as white, 130-140 pounds, 5 feet 9 Auto Profits Said Trimmed By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, DETROIT (AP) · -- The Naion's Big Three auto makers blame rapid inflation for trimming profits by $1.8 billion during the first half of 1974. . For the consumer, the problems ol t h e mamfoth firms will translate into price increases on new models in Sep,ember. Ford, which rounded out the first-half picture for the industry Wednesday with a reported 65 per cent earnings decline compared with the same period last year, says it plans an 8 per cent increase in wholesale prices for the opening of the 1975 model year. The other makers plan sim- inches tall, with dark hair and a dark complexion. The woman was said to have long dark hair and a dark complexion: Witnesses d e s c r i b e d t h e couple's car as a 1955 dark blue Chevrolet, without a license plate or rear bumper and a raised rair. ar increases, while leaving pen the possibility that price gs will swell as the model ear proceeds. Taken together, the Big iree's first-half earnings were t their lowest level in 13 ears. Ford reported earnings ol 291 million on sales of $11.4 .llion, down from last year' 755 million profit on revenues f $12.4-billion. General Motors last week sted first-half earnings off 73 er cent at $426 million on sales f $15.2' billion, compared will 1.6 billion profits on sales of 19.2 billion in 1973. Chrysler's profits were $29. iillion on sales of $5.7 billion own 85 per cent from profits f $198 million on sales of $6. illion in the first half of 1973. Do You Need a Detective Ph. 442-6191 Guitar Stolen Mark Taylor of Prairie Grove old Fayetteville police that hi uitar and case valued at $4D vere stolen when he left tner n a breeze - way at the Uark -ourt Apartments on Dickso: t. about 15 minutes around ,.m. this morning. The TIMES Is On Top of The News Seven Days a Week Given 20 Days To Pay M-.iu..,,,,, ArkanTM, TIMES, Friday, Aug. 2, 1974 · 3 FAYETTEVILLE. ARKANSAS WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ation's largest dairy-farmer ooperative has been fined the quivalent of 92 cents for each f its members, despite a plea or moro lenient treatment for ts admitted multiple violations if campaign laws. The co-op, Associated Milk 'reducers, Inc., pleaded guilty o a six-count Watergate charge of conspiring to make $280,900 n illegal corporate donations to various Democrats and Republicans in the last three federal elections. Chief U.S. District Judge eorge L. Hart scolded the co op and fined it the maximum $35,000, despite an appeal from :he co-op's lawyer, Erwin C Heininger, who said the mei responsible for the donations had left. He said the money "will havi to come out of the pockets o people who are completely in occnt." Hart gave the co op 20 ays to pay the fine. The co-op has $1 billion a ear in corporate sales and $1.6 nillion in cash in its political rust. Divided among its 38.000 nembers, the fine figures out o 92.1 cents per member. Heininger told Hart that Nelon and Parr, both of whom ave pleaded guilty to Water- ate conspiracy counts iii' con- ection with the illegal dona- ions, .were stripped of power in 972 and no longer employed by he co-op. Heininger asked that the udge impose a fine of only TERMITES ? CALL ADMIRAL PEST CONTROL Roaches, Ants, Spiders, etc. COMMERCIAL . RESIDENTIAI.,' · 442-7298 $15,000, but Hart said he wanted to deter future violators. "The law has been on the jooks for a long time, and it's seen well known for a long time, and it's been completely disregarded by Republicans, Democrats and Indpendents for a long, long time." Hart said. The five specific illegal donations the milk producers admitted were: ' ·$100,000 used to repay the milk producers' political arm for cash given to Kalmbach in 1969. --$82,000 used to buy computer mail lists for Humphrey Abonrezk and Iowa Democrats n the 1972 elections. ; --$5.000 to the campaign to d r a f t Mills for the 1972 Democratic presidential nomination.. --$10,000 to Belcher and his representatives in 1970. --$8,400 to Muskie's campaign committee!) in 1970. Also, as part of the general conspiracy count, the co-op admit! cd :, giving $63,500 to the D e m o c r a t i c party during Humphrey's 1968 presidential campaign and spending $12,000 to buy advertising for Humphrey in his 1970 Senate campaign. 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