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2A · Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Sun., Aug. IT, 1974 .FAYITTEVILLC, ARKANSAS Because Democrats Divided Planning Commission Faces Three Rezoning Proposals Three rezoning petitions are among the items to be considered by the Fayelteville 'Planning Commission at its Tuesday afternoon meeting in City Hall. "·· The first rezoning is being sought by James 0. Witt Jr. and Loris Stanton for a 36.61 acre tract of land near the intersection o( Morningside ·Drive-and Pump Station Road. The requested change is from low density residential (R-l) to medium density residential (R- 2). The second rezoning, contain- August Jam Draws 200,000 In Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -An estimated 200,000 young people poured into the Char lotte Motor Speedway on Satur day for an all-day rock concert officials said. The "August Jam" concerl began at 11 a.m. and was to end at midnight. The show fea lured such groups as Emerson Lake and Palmer and The Al · Iman Brothers Band. There were 24 arrests, mos for drug violations. More than 100 persons were treated at a hospital. One woman suffered a ' miscarriage but many were drug overdose cases, a hospita spokesman said. . Richard Howard, president o the speedway, said it was lh' largest crowd he had ever seei at the track where the Worl 600 stock car race drew i : record crowd of about 90,00 earlier this year. ng a 20 acre tract of land loca- cd west of Hwy. 71, just north t the Villa Mobile Home Park, s being sought by Ottis and Helen Watson, Ralph Brophy nd Holly-Ogden Enterprises, 'hey are requesting a change rom agricultural (A-l) to R-2. The third petition, brought by . Bernard Dresselhaus, is for 21.33 acre tract located on he Hwy. 16 bypass near the ndustrial Park. Dresselhaus is cquesting a change in zoning rom R-l to heavy commercial- ight industrial district (M). OTHER ITEMS Other items to be considered nclude: --An amendment to the planning area map to reduce he boundries of the area in ivhich the city would exercise ts jurisdiction over the subdivi sion of property. The area would be reduced to the same area contained in the G r o w t h Area water system. --A request for off-site parking for a new building to be constructed for First Federal Loan at the intersection of Center Street and Block Avenue. --A petition to close two alleys in the Parksdale Addi- Ford Presidency Said Boon A News Analysis By CARL P. LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON (AP - Leaders of both political parties see he installation of President Ford as a boon for the Republicans and likely to hold down a threatened'GOP disaster in the November midterm elections. Beyond that, a Republican party which has been on the de- 'ensive because of Watergate and Richard Nixon ho whas a I Democratic National Chairman new leader and 1976 presiden-IRobert S. Strauss said in an in- tial candidate while Democrats face another lengthy, divisive battle. For this [all, the 1974 Democratic battle plan Is centered on economic issues. But the Democrats can no longer count on the benefits of Republican disarray and a low GOP turnout. "That's the biggest change," Ford Is Sports Participant As Well As Spectator By TOM SEPPY WASHINGTON (AP) Rich- tion. --Large scale development ard M. Nixon probably has attended more sports event* during his years in office than any previous president, and rightly earned the title of the nation's No. 1 fan. Vice President Gerald R. Ford, on the other hand, is more of a participant, although le too enjoys being a spectator. During his first years in of- ice, and before the Watergate scandal, Nixon attended base- plan submitted by Abilities Unlimited for property on Hwy. 16 east. --Large scale development plan submitted by Northwest National Bank for property located on Millsap Road, east of Hwy. 71 north. The Commission meeting begins at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Directors Room at City Hall. The public is Invited to attend. Snake Handler Suffers Fatal Bite; Funeral Held Saturday EAST LYNN, W.Va. (AP) -Plaintive chords of a gospel song echoed through the narrow valley as friends and relatives of Brother Talmadge Ray Adkins gathered to pay their last respects Saturday. Adkins, 45, was bitten last Sunday while handling snakes during a church service. He died Thursday. Speaking from the door of a small room in Adkins' frame house, Brother Lloyd Richardson told the crowd, "We don't pretend that this will be like anything you've ever saw at a funeral." The room serves as the Jesus Church, where Atkins was the preacher. "He's done went across," Brother Richardson said. "He believed it strong enough to lay his life on it." A crowd of about 75 sat on folding chairs in the yard or stood at the top of a steep bank of a stream that runs by the house. Children played togeth er. The air was hot and humid Few tears were shed. Brother Richardson preachei salvation and read from the New Testament Book of St Mark the passage relating the words of Jesus, and they Old Ford Phone Plagues Couple ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -The telephone directory ' for STorthern Virginia carries a list- ng for "Ford, Gerald R. Hon. 514 Crown View Dr., Alexandria." But Ford got a new, unlisted number when ,he became vice president 10 months a'go, and :he telephone company later assigned his old phone number to Ihe honeymoon apartment of David and Alicia Taylor, both ball and football games with great frequency. In fact, a top sports star or team that didn't get a call from Nixon or an invitation to visit the White House had reason to .vorry. "The President is on the horn more to athletes than Jimmy ;he Greek," said one observer of Nixon. President Nixon golfed in the early days of his administration, but gave his clubs to son-in-law David Eisenhower because, he said, the game took 1 too much of his time. Nixon took advantage of breaks in the While House routine to walk across to the Executive Office Building and bowl a few frames. FORD SWIMS DAILY Ford, a football player at the University of Michigan in the 1930s, used the swimming pool at his home in suburban Virginia daily while a member of Congress and as vice president. In winter, he and his family skied. Nixon and Ford both enjoyed relaxing in front of a television set, watching a sports event. During his first term in of- terview. "The Republicans are going to be able to get their people out belter." Another Democrat indicated that if a Democratic candidate seemed slightly ahead of a Republican last week, now he would probably be even. If the Democrat was already far ahead, "it doesn't hurt too much," he said. BIGGER BENEFIT Republicans, who have been worried about sparse primary turnouts, see an even bigger benefit in the change in national mood that began in the firs' hours of the Ford presidency. "We've been in the valley,' said veteran House GOP Whip Leslie C. Arena's of Illinois "and we hope to be approach ing a peak in November." "We have a fresh Presiden who is regarded as Mr. Clean,' said Sen. John G. Tower, R Tex. "Things could turn aroum really in our favor." However, he said he still ex peels rather substantial Democratic gains, the normal tren in a midterm election for th i arty out of national power. That trend, however, wa hrcatening to become a land lide this November. A Harris Poll, issued on th day of Nixon's resignation howed Democrats as a whole n mid-July, with a 55-29 lead in voter preference for Hous ices. A margin that large couli mean loss of close to half of th 87 seats Republicans now hoi n the House, which the laven't controlled in 20 years. In the Senate, loo, wher Democrats have a current 58-4 margin, Republicans feared th loss of six incumbents whi talking gravely of hoping t hold their own. How much that changes now may depend on several factors: how long any Ford honeymoon lasts, what success the hew President has in solving economic problems, and whether he takes to the political stump to help fellow Republicans. "Therels no time tor a honeymoon." Strauss contended. 'None of the problems .have gone away, and President, Ford has the same approach to issues as President Nixon." Rare Harmonace Player Wins Bluegrass Contest At Hugo as the Grant's vol is concerned, Jimmie Heney is a 10-year-old has-been, jut John Bowers is an 86-year- old comer. They were among the b.liuu lovers or the distinctive rustic music sloshing around the muddy Grant Ranch near here- more than two inches of rain had fallen by noon Saturday-during the five-day event ending Sunday night. Henley, son of a Hobbs., N.M., elementary schoolteacher, won trie junior banjo contest at ages 7, 8 and 9, and this year was , some of Ihe younger talent. Bowers of near Durant, Okla., who says he's "a farmer by occupation but a fox hunter by nature," regaled the crowded bleachers with the Battle of Shiloh Hill" and other rarely heard folk tunes. There is no contest for his instrument, an even rarer her ma Ford nace. The piano 'ice, Nixon visited Stadium to watch the the RFK then Davis To Attend Transport Heeling Dr. Grant M. Davis, Oren Harris Professor of Transportation in the University of Arkansas College of Business Administration, will speak at the annual national meeting of the American Society of Traffic and Transportation Aug. 22 at Kansas City, Mo. Dr. Davis will deliver a paper entitled "Rate Bureaus -- Do They Deserve C o n t i n u e d Immunity Under Section 5A?" The paper deals with an shall take up serpents." Lonnie Richardson, the deat man's son-in-law and Richardson's son, appeared in the door of the church. He was suffering from three snake bites he received during services " Friday night. A man appeared with a box and opened the cover. The younger Richardson reached in and took-out a copperhead. Others did likewise and soon the singers and members of Adkins' church were handling the poisonous reptiles. A tall, heavy-set woman moved as if in a trance, holding a copperhead in her hand. A grey-haired accordian player swung a large rattler high into the air, holding it by the tail. The "amens," the gospel singing and the unintelligible "speaking in tongues" were accompanied by the whirr of rattles from the snakes: "We stand on His word," the younger Richardson said, sweat running down his face. evaluation of rail and motor carrier rate bureaus as they apply to national transportation policy, Dr. Davis said. The theme of the meeting which will be held at the Crown Center Hotel, is "Transportation and Logistics Challenges, 1974-1980." Not everyone in the crowd Participant Dr. David E. R. Gay. assistant professor of economics at the University of Arkansas, will represent the University at the "Role of Business in Society" summer institute at Stanford University Aug. 12-16, according to Dr. John Owen, dean of the College of Business Administration. The conference is co-sponsored by Stanford University and The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace in cooperation with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. was enthralled by the snake handling. A Wayne County sheriff's deputy said, "If that's what it takes to be saved, I'll just have to tell 'The Man' I'm afraid of His snakes." No one was bitten during the service. The funeral procession moved io a small cemetery at the top of a hill near Adkins 'home. At the entrance was a hand- lettered sign: "No snakes allowed in cemeterie." ."We get one or two calls a week at first," Mrs. Taylor said Saturday. "It took us a while to figure out that we had his old number. And then, this last week, boom! the phone never stops." The calls from well-wishers to the new President of the United States are "enough to drive you crazy,-- and believe me, it does," said Taylor, a postal worker. The apartment is not' far from the Ford home in this Washington, D.C., suburb. The Taylors have tried everything, short of disconnecting the phone, to escape the constant ringing. They've wrapped it in pillows, buried it under rugs and taken it off the hook. But most of the time, they answer it. Mrs. Taylor said some callers are skeptical when she tells them that Ford can't he reached at that number. "Some times I tell them that ;nere's no oFrd here unless rie's back because we're black Dersons," said "Mrs. Taylor. "Some times they just say, 'Well, tell him we're praying 'or him' or 'When you see him, give'him our congratulations'!" The Taylors have never met the Fords, but Mrs. Taylor is intrigued about the 38th President: "All his friends are so very nice on (he telephone." "Hopefully, now that Mr. Ford is the one in the White House, the calls here will stop," Mrs. Taylor said. "If not, we're just going to have to Washington Senators often during the season -- not just to toss out the ceremonial ball on opening day. He loved to visit the locker room afterwards to talk baseball with his friend and admirer. Ted Williams. Nixon was the While House host for the 1969 All-Star teams when the game was played in the nation's capital. He attended the contest the following year in Cincinnati. Drought Ends In Corn Belt But Too Late To Help Save Crops (CONTINUED VHOM PAGE.ONE) spondent recruited from the Detroit News. T h e terHorst-for-Ziegler switch also meant relegating Paul Miltich, Ford's congressional and . vice presidential press secretary, to a subordinate role. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS More than an inch of rain fell overnight in Grundy Center, [owa, and forecaster Paul Waitc said the drought that hit the corn belt is over. But the rain, which also fell on Kansas, Missouri and other parts of the thirsty Midwest, came too late to save many of the crops that help provide the nation's milk, meat and poultry. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will issue its next crop estimate Monday, based on figures collected before Aug. 1. The department already has - - - - -- x ff ] The President popped in and out of stadiums in Los Angeles, San Di$go and Miami during the football exhibition season, visited the Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, and caused a national controversy in 1969 when he decided to route. Springdale Couple Hurt In Accident SPRINGDALE -- Two persons were treated and released at Springdale Memorial Hospital following a two-car collision on Hwy. 68 east, three-tenths of a mile west of the intersec tion with Hwy. 68 business said the corn crop will be less han anticipated earlier. State agriculture officials, farmers and other industry spokesman have said that smaller crops will undoubtedly mean higher prices. "This corn is used for feed," said Lawrence Brown, pointing at the crops on his farm near Carmi, 111. "If there is a shortage of beef, ebef prices have got to go higher." : Duane Skow, the statistician in charge of the Agriculture Department's crop and livestock reporting service in Iowa, said the rain -- as much as five inches in some places -"would have been ideal a month ago. That's when the biggest damage came." Donald Barrowman of the SECOND MOVE The President's second move was to name Robert T. Hartmann as a White House counselor, meaning Hartmann no longer would' serve as Ford's staff chief -- an - assignment that reportedly had led to morale problems in the vice presidential office. Beyond this, Ford appointed a four-man panel to recommend longer-range steps aimed at creating an effective White House staff. The four are Donald Rums- r wires with which hiTstrung the dulcimer- like instrument 49 years ago still are good. ; He joked to the audience that he is still looking for someone to teach him to play it. "I don t know whether I'm playing bluegrass, crabgrass or Johnson graSS 'CROWD PLEASERS Another crowd-pleasing act came from Belgium: The Nu- yens family--Joe, 40, on the mandolin; his wife on a borrowed bass; their son Joseph, 13, on the banjo and their daughter Mimi, 12, on the guitar. On the slage, they spoke to the audience in English and to each other in Flemish. The bass'was borrowed from another act because the air fare on the wife's own musical instrument would have been irohibitive. The family had to .ly to the United States, rent a mobile home and drive here, where performers and .spectators alike camp out on the ranch of Ray and Bill Grant, just north of the Red River boundary with Texas. "It's an expensive hobby, I know," said Joe. "That's why I have to work--our life is music." He is a stockbroker in Antwerp. feld, former GOP House member from Illinois and now U.S. ambassador to NATO; Secretary of the Interior Rogers C.B. Morton, former Republican Gov. William Scranton of Pennsylvania, and John 0. Marsh Jr., former Democratic pay a fee to change the phone " number. Founded I860 213 N. Easl Ave. FayetleTllle, Ark. WJ41 Fub'.Uhed daily ar.d Sunday exctpt January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving And Christmas. Second class Postage Paid a I Fajet'.evllle, Art. Clinton To Visit B i l l Clinton, Democratic nominee from the third Congressional District will attend the annual Tontitown Grape Festival Aug. 16. He will also attend a meeting o fth eFay- etteville Jaycees that evening. At Summer Camp Eugene p. Johnson of Fay- elteville, is undergoing two weeks of active duty training at the Marine Corps Helicopter Station, Santa A n a , Calif. He is assigned to Heavy Helicopter Squadron 777 .which is headquartered at the Dallas Naval Air Station. To Attend Meeting. Thomas J. Cosse of Lafayette, La., a graduate student at the University of Arkansas, has been selected to attend the 9th annual Doctoral Consortium sponsored by the American Marketing Association. This year's Consortium will be held at the University of Oregon in Eugene Aug. 15-19. The Consortium is designed to expose doctoral students in marketing to current research efforts in Ihe field. name a No. 1 team in collegiate football . FLIES TO FAYETTEVILLE Nixon announced that he would fly to Fayetteville for the Texas-Arkansas 'game and give the plaque to the winner of the game. Perm State fans were furious. He gave Texas the title and predicted the wire services would' similarly recognize the team. The Associated Press did, the following week, after Texas beat Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl. To testify to his love of sports, Nixon told visitors to :he White House that he would lave liked to have been a ·iportswriter and 'was made a member of the Baseball Writers of America. He said during half-time of the Arkansas-Texas game that he would like to do analysis of football games on television. Nixon employed his sports and journalistic ability in July 1972, when he .wrote a by-lined story for The Associated Press and named his all-time, all- great baseball players. Many Americans who watch sports have not been themselves good athletes, and Nixon was ^no exception. Nixon went out for football at Whittier College for four years. Trooper Chuck Webb identified the Injured as Harold E. Wolfgang, 57, of 706 Shipley St. and his wife. Mrs. Marie Wolfgang, 55. Webb said the accident occurred .when a car, driven by Randy D. Vaughn, IB, of Route 2, veered across the center line and struck the eastbound Wolfgang car. Vaughn told Webb that .he was traveling west on Hwy. 68 when two cars in front .of him slowed. He said he locked his brakes to avoid an accident and slid into the opposite lane. Following the impact, the Wolfgang vehicle slid 150 feet sideways through a fence. Vaughn was charged with driving left of center. Missouri Crop and Livestock Reporting Service said much of his state's corn also was beyond help. Officials in Iowa -- which produced about one-fifth of the nation's corn last year -- estimate that even with the rain, the state will lose up to 30 per cent of its corn crop. In 1973, the state produced 1.2 billion bushels of corn. This year, says Robert Lounsberry, the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, the yield w i l l b e about 800 million bushels. Forecaster Waite said in Des Moines he thinks the drought is ended, ''We've had our hot spell," he said. Waite said the meteorological explanation of drought is derived from a complex formula involving temperature and moisture. Midwest officials say there still is hope for soybeans and grain sorghum -- other important, crops used to feed dairy cows, beef cattle and chickens. House member from Virginia. Any or all of these could wind up filling some of the blanks on the organizational chart they will fashion. In the meantime, the Nixon staff will remain in place but without promise 'of permanent status. The Nixon appointees, including Nixon chief of staff Alexander M. Haig Jr.. will serve for a transitional period, terHorst said. To expect more might be unrealistic. Although some Nixon men may well join the Ford team, it is more likely most Will drift away. Thai happened when President Lyndon Johnson insisted he was retaining the entire staff of John F. Kennedy on a permanent, basis, Prodigy Jimmie Henley is undaunted at having over-qualified himself out of the competition here. Later this month at Lakeland, Tenn., he will compete for the title of world champion banjo picker. The Hcnleys and the Nuyens, like most performers here, don't even try to make a living with their music. They corns m a i n l y t o j a m extemporaneously through th» nights, drifting in and out of one pickup combo after another, from camper to camper. One of the newer favorite songs is called, "Don't Give Up Your Daytime Job." He played only on the freshman team when just 11 men turned out, was used as "cannon fodder" during weekly scrimmages wit hthe vareity and did not win his letter until Jan. 2, 1969, when his old coach, Wallace "Chief" Newman, gave him one during a testimonial for the new president-elect al the Anaheim Convention Center. On MESfBKR ASSOCIATED TKESS The Associated Presa 1s entitled exclusively (o Uie use for republics- tlon of all local news printed In this newspaper as well as all AP newi dispatches. SOBSCRITTION RATES Effective October 1, 1973 Home Pel [Terr Ter rnonli by carrier ~=-- $3.25 anglt copy dally lOc. Sunday 2Sc In Washlnzlon, Benlon, Marflioi Ooua- Ues, Ark., Adair Oo., 04b.: t 8.50 1 YEAR 30.00 City Box Section 40.00 Completes Course Gregory C. Poulsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Poulsen of Route 2, Siloam Springs, has completed the junior platoon leaders Class at the Marine Corps Development and Educa tion Command at Quantlco, Va. He is a junior at lha University of Arkansas and will be commissioned a second lieutenant when he graduates. Band Grants The University of Arkansas Department of Music has presented band grants-in-aid to five students who will be freshmen in the fall semester, according to Roger Widder, chairman of the Department, Recipients of the scholarships and the instruments they will play in the Razorbaek bands are Gail ,T. Winninghara of Gentry, saxophone; Kenneth Roger Johnston of Euless, Texas, percussion; Ralph Johnson of Blytheville, oboe; Edwina Welch of Fort Smith, saxophone and Janette Cowherd of Purdy, Mo., trombone. the other hand, Ford played center for Michigan for four years, was named the team's most valuable player as a senior, went to the East-Wesl Shrine game and the first col lege All-Star contest. He per formed well enough to attracl offers to play professionally for his beloved Detroit Lions and the Green Bay Packers. Ford chose Yale instead so that he could combine coaching with the pursuit of a degree in law. Outside abova oounfkj 3 month,* A monthf .-1 YEAR ._ 19.50 . mm 34.00 All, J1A1T, SDBSCBFTTIONS PA r ABLE Ef ADVANCE SBA Officer Visits Bernard Henry, R loan officer with the Small Business Administration will be at the Post Office from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Wednesday to interview applicants for SBA loans. The visit Is under the regular circuit rider program. ,, Those persons seeking financial assistance shoujd bring the latest financial data for his business with him. Ends Exile ATHENS (AP) -- Helen Vlachos, formerly a leading Athens newspaper publisher, returned home Saturday following a five-year exile in London. Mrs. Vlachos shut down her two Athens dailies, Kathimerini and Mesimvrini, rather than submit to censorship imposed when the army seized power in 1967. The return of power to a civilian government headed by Premier Constantine Cara- manlls prompted her return. She said she planned to reopen Kathimerini, a, morning paper, and only lalier begin publishing her afternoon paper again. University Receives Entomological Grants Reserach grants tolalin $6,000 have been awarded to th University of Arkansas Divisio of Agriculture for entomologica research, according to Dr. Jon W. White, vice president fo agriculture. Entomologists involved in th research projects are Drs. , L. Lancaster Jr., Charles Lin coin, Philip Tugwell, and W. C Ycarian. Companies presenting th grants are: Chevron Chemica Co., $1,000; Shell Chemical Co $1,000; National Molasses Co $1,000; Velsicol Chemical Corp $1,000; Mobil Chemical Co $700; Chevron Chemical Co ·500; Abbot Laboratories, Inc $400 and Sandoz-Wander, In: $400. "Beans bloom almost from mid-July up until the first frost," explained Skow. "There is still some time for pods to get beans." Barrowman said Missouri's Nutrition Conference To Be Held At UA The 1974 Arkansas Nutrition onference will be held Sept. and 27 at the University of rkansas Student Union. The annual meeting is spon- red by the Arkansas Feed a n u f a c t u r e r s Assn. i n ooperalion with the UA De artment of Animal Sciences. Registration for the event will ake place at the Fayetteville oliday Inn Sept. 25 from 7 to p.m. Registration will con nue the following morning at a.m. in the Arkansas Union. The first morning, discussions ill be held on nutrition of broi er. chickens, ruminant animals nd laying hens. Featured speaker of the noon uncheon will be Dr. Charles Bishop, president. In the afternoon, a discussion ill be held on vitamin fortifi- ation of animal feeds. A banquet will be held that vening in Ihe union for copter- nee participants. Entertainment for the event will be turn- shed by Justin Wilson, I-oui- iana recording star and cornelian. To wrap up the conference, alks will be held on the last morning concerning turkey and swine nutrition and the use of selenium in feeds and foods. Sees Prisons LYON. France (AP) -- President Valery Giscard d'Estaing on Saturday got a first-hand ook at problems facing the country's prisons. The president visited the prisons of St. Paul and St. Joseph, separated by only a narrow street in Lyons. The two prisons hold some 500 inmates, half convicted trial. Giscard ,, two prisons embody all the prison problems which led to riots and hunger strikes in prisons across the country last month. Six prisoners died and scores of inmates and guards were injured in the wave of prison violence. The government has approved a prison reform program in response to the violence. soybeans could recover somewhat if the rain continues, but he says farmers will get less per acre than they anticipated. Harold E. Jones, a soil and water specialist at Kansas State University, said continued rainfall also could help the |rain sorghum crop and cut losses to 20 or 25 per cent. Last year, farmers got an average of 56 bushels of grain sorghum From every acre; this year, he said, they will get about 10 bushels less. There was scattered light rain in Indiana on Saturday, but officials said it didn't provide enough moisture to do much good. 'In wrestling with the inflation dilemma, Ford soon will face a series of. decisions on whether to sign or veto money bills that would push the $305 billion Nixon budget for the current fiscal year even higher. One of the last act of the outgoing President was to veto the annual Agriculture Department appropriation on grounds it exceeded his. spending targets by $458 million. FAVORS VETOES Ford has said he favors vetoes for · "budget-busting" bills and presumably . will put that preaching into practice. The new President has taken over early enough in the budget-drafting cycle to have a decisive voice in shaping the new federal spending blueprint that will go to Congress in January. Nixon had promised that budget, for the fiscal year that begins in ynid-1975, would be balanced and Ford, is expected to aim for the same goal. . Although Ford is certnin to make changes in his Cabinet over a period of months, he held his first formal meeting with department heads Saturday and asked all of the Nixon nominees to remain o" the job. None indicated a desire to make a auick exit. In the Ford scheme of things, the Cabinet is expected to play a more active role in shaping administration policy. Protestants March Again LONDONBERRY, Northern Ireland (AP) -- More than 12.0 0 0 ' d i e h a r d Protestants marched through this bomb- shattered city Saturday In an annual parade that five years ago erupted 'into the first bloody clash In. Northern Ireland's sectarian war. However, army headquarters reported no trouble in this year's march by the Apprentice Boys, an influential Protestant organization that despite it3 name is not restricted by age. Police and British troops threw a tight security; cordon around the city at- dawn as t h o u s a n d s of Protestants poured into the city, which ha5 a large Roman Catholic population. Security authorities refused to allow the Apprentice Boys, parading behind pipe, flute and drum bands, to ,take the traditional route around the old walled city to celebrate the yic- :ory of their ancestors against Catholic forces during a 105-day siege i n 1689. : · · · . . . Instead, the marchers were ept inside the Protestant sec:or of the city, across the Foyle River from the Roman Catholic strongholds of the Bogside and Creggan, scene of the 1969 violence. . U n d e r many of recent presidents the policy-making Registration For New Students Set Al Elkins ELK1NS -- AH students new to the Elkins School System may enroll between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 13 through 19. C h i l d r e n In kindergarten through sixth grade should register with the elementary principal. Those in kindergarten or first grade will need to bring a copy of their birth certificate and an immunization record. Children In grades seven through 12 will register at the elementary principal's office and should bring an immuni zation record. functions of the departments had bnen pre-ernpted by the White House staff. Ford may make an earnest effort to reverse that centralization of authority, although no one would expect him to surrender any of his own ultimate power. Aids Evacuation Electronics Technician third class, Joseph R. Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl F. Johnson of Wftter, participated in the evacuation of civilian refugees from Cyprus as a crew member of the amphibious transport dock shop, USS Coro nado. and half waiting d'Esfaing said the Extension Course In French To Be Offered The Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Arkansas will offer an extension course in French this fall at Westark Junior College In Fort Smith. The course, French 3021, "Conversational French," will be taught by Sister Carmen Beshoner, a member of the Westark faculty. Resident credit from the UA will be offered for the course. The cost will be $20 a semester. Persons interested in taking the course should contact either Sister Beshoner or the registrar at Westark, or the Division of Continuing Education at tha University in Fayetteville. Commissioned John W. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. William G. Smith Jr. of Fayetteville, was commissioned an ensign upon completion of aviation officer candidate school at Pensacola, Fla. He has begun basic flight trainirfg and will he designated a Naval aviator when his training is complete. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! II yon cannot reach your TIMES carrier PHONE 4424242 Daily 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturnay 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday 8 to 9:30 a.m. GOSPEL MEETING GREENLAND CHURCH OF CHRIST August 11-17 7:30 p.m. Preacher: BOBBY DOCKERY Song Leader: KENNETH HUGHES Everyone Welcome!

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