Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 18, 1974 · Page 9
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Sunday, August 18, 1974
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10A Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Sun., Aug. 18, 1974 FAVETTEVILLE, AIIKANSA* Official Lensman. Gives Glimpses Of Ford PRESIDENTIAL SEAL ... adorns Ford's office floor WASHINGTON (AP) -Prss- ident Ford riding to work. Huddled with Henry Kissinger. Arm in arm with Barry Coldwater. At hts office, feet on desk. Through the eyes and cameras of 27-year-old David Hume Kennerly, the nation is getting remarkable glimpses of its new President. Ford promised an "open and candid" administration, and Kennerly, to his admitted surprise, has a big part in that effort. Formerly assigned to Ford by Time Magazine, he became one of the 38th President's first appointees: official White House photographer. And his production, compared with that of his predecessors in the Nixon While House, is off to a fast and impressive start. Instead of an occasional stock photo of the President shaking hands with the visiting diplo mat or mayor, Kennerly is aiming his lenses from every angle -- informal as well as ceremonial; ordinary circumstance as well as presidential pomp. The regular White House news corps, of course, is getting a bigger piece of the action as well, and Ford promises that this new measure of availability will continue. But no body expects the dozens of re porters and photographers to have totally free reign in the executive mansion. But Kennedy, by his own ac count, does have it. TOTAL ACCESS "Total access," he says, add ing that it's a privilege un precedented in the history o show what it's like to be 'resident of the United States. The accompanying pictures are among the first such at- empts. That Kennerly has an unusu- illy close relationship with ·"ord is disputed by no otic. Some of the Secret -Service men, perhaps with a touch of envy, have taken to calling him y a different name: "David Ford." Early last week, Kennerly vas lurking near the Oval Of- icc when Ford appeared at the door and asked him to come and take a picture of himself and a friend. Kennerly casually replied: 'Mr. President. I've already ;aken it." Salaried at $32,000 per year, Cennerly strikes a most unlike- y figure on the White House staff. He ta bearded) his dress s as casual as his exuberant conversation. A bachelor with a six-room townhouse in George- .own, he freely acknowledges his penchants women, scotch 1970 Mercedes car. BURNING MOUNTAIN At age 20, Kennerly landed a job with United T -*-national startling mountain At 23 White In-Laws Hard To Take ISTANBUL (AP) -- Mothers- in-law can be hard to take, and Istanbul restauranteur Ismail Arduc found his especially difficult. When she finally persuaded her daughter to leave liim after . only nine months of marriage, Arduc thought up a revenge.' He had 1,000 handbills printed advertising the opening o f . a . new brothel -- at his mother-in- law's address and distributed them on the streets oi for attractive and his black, 280 SL sports got himself transferred to Viet- lam, where he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1972 for piotures "showing the loneliness and de- Time hired him and assigned iim to cover Ford from the day last October when Nixon asked iim to be his vice president. The two soon became fast friends. It's a unique relationship," says Kennerly. "I can't tell you ering him every day, eve: why it happened. One reason, was the only photographer cov- miles with him. place he went as vice president.' I flew 80,000 to 90,000 "He has a sense of humor. 1 kid liim all the time. I give him static about his speeches." A week ago Friday n i g h t , Kennerly sat in B'ord's bedroom as they watched a television rebroadcast of the President's swearing-in speech earlier that day. talked about i HE LIKES i WHALES ; SEATTLE (AP) -- Thomas 'A. Gornall HI, a veterinarian ligures that cals arc cute and 'puppies precious, but you just can't beat a killer whale for personality. : Gornall. 31, a University of Washington graduate, is regarded as one of the nation's .foremost marine-mammal veterinarians, and one of the vcrj tew who doubles as a pet doc tor. ; He became interested Jtvhales during the 1930s when Kamu, the first kilclr whale Sever captured, was brought to 'Seattle. · "I'll never forget the firsl lew times I went into the hold 'ing pen with Namu. I jus "wasn't sure what to expect. A 'that time, everyone was afraid of killer whaes. Fortunately .$Jamu and I became gooc Iriends. ; "In retrospect, I'd say Namu .Was the greatest animal per .sonality I'd come upon until I treated a beached female killer -whale last year near Ocean 'City." '· The whale was found wasbec 'Up on the beach. She was suf -Bering from an impacted tooth. ·BJiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiimiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiicuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii \ Tanner Pleads : Innocent To ! Murder Charge \ MORRILTON, Ark. (AP) -?A Conway County man pleadc Snnocent Saturday to a singl ;charge of capital felony murde jn the brutal slay Ings of his sis -·ter-in-law and two of her chi .'dren. · The .bodies were found earl 'Friday by t h e woman's hu ;band in the family's mobi .'home at the Sunnyside commi 'nity about 20 miles north i here. ; Charged is Billy Don Tanne ·;aboul 45. of the Solgohach' ;community. · At the request of Tanner 'court-appointed attorney, Judg ·Russell Roberts of Conwa 'County Circuit Court ordere ;that Tanner be sent to the Stat ;.Hospital for mental observatio ·for not more than 30 days. No trial date was set during ;the arraignment. » The victims were Sue Keifh, 28; James Randall Keith. 6, ·and Carolyn Sue Keith. 3. Sher- "iff Marlin Hawkins said tbey lharl been beaten with a blunt ^instrument-- apparently a lele- ;phone -- and that their throats ;hari oeen cut. ; Hawkins said he was not in a · position to comment on a mo- -·tive for the slayings. : Pros. Afty. 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