Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 21, 1974 · Page 10
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 21, 1974
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Progress On Expansion Project M edicai Cente§Boarcl Hears Report Washington Regional Medical ' Center failed to meet the tentative August 1 deadline tor advertising bids on planned new expansion but contracts and specifications prepared for bidding :. were approved by the -Arkansas State Health Department with, only minor changes. The progress report was made Tuesday night at a meeting of the Board of Governnors b.y Dale Ducote, acting admin istrator since the resignation last month of Richard 'Williams. Chairman Joe McKim said at least '10 applications have been received for (he top administrative position at the center. Applications were screened during an executive session of the Board following the disposition of routine business. Applications will be reviewed and interviews arranged according to Ken Bartholomew, chairman of . the Center's House Committee. The occupancy rate during July .rose to 91 per- cent compared to 89 per cent in June, Other monthly statistics in- 34 Traffic Cases Dismissed Over Salary Feud LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Wil liam Butler, Little Rock Traffic Court judge,'dismissed 34 cases Tuesday as a. result of a dis pute over who will pay the salary of the court reporter. Under normal practice, the prosecuting attorney's office pays'most of the salary. The city also contributes eighleen hundred dollars a year toward the salary. But Pros. Ally. Lee Munson says that since his offici doesn't have anything to do with cases in that court, th city should pay more. The dispute has' been devel oping for about four weeks. When Munson Finally told th court reporter that he woult not pay for Traffic Court duty the court reporter didn't go tc the court. When the cases came np without a court reporte present, Butler dismissed them The cases involved mostl. routine traffic offenses, such a failure to yield the right o way, changing lanes iinprope'i ly, running red lights, an speeding. City Ally. Joseph Kemp sal a meeting will be set up be tiveen city officials, Munson' office and Butler lo work out «· compromise. udcd 1,609 emergency, room sits and · 1,305 out -patient sits. Dr. Jack Wood, chief of cdica! staff, reported'thai the lajor problem is findings f jed r patients. "We are at a laximum and just don't have nough room. This creates any problems, and we are andling the situation on a day- ·day basis," he said. . - , : ' - .. The Board agreed to employ icarborough, Lance and Bassett ccounting firm for the annual udit at the reccommendation y Bartholomew. Amendments' to t h e By- aws, relating to attendance of oard members, an appeals rocedurc and establishment of executive committee were cad and will be acted upon ( the September meeting. Curtis Shipley, appointed to ic Board in July by County udge Vol Lester and attending 'first hoard meeting, re- a ' $5000 contribution to hospital's building program Ramay Boosters Club Meets More than 100 persons tended the first meeting of- th Ramay Junior High ', Athleti Boosters Club.Monday evening Henry Darter, -president o the club, conducted the sessio which included tours of the all letic department and a picnic supper. ; ' · ' . . · ; , Roy''- Stanley welcomed the group',-and coach · Gerald Daily and high school athletic director, Doyne.': Davis. Dr. John Sugg made the introductions and announcements. Twenty-six . f a m i l y memberships were added during the meeting, and volunteers signed up to staff the eight, committees established by the president, Willie Perkins Is Found Guilty PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) -A jury of four women and eight men deliberated for about three hours Tuesday night before returning a guilty verdict in the m u r d e r trial of Willie Lee Perkins. 23. of Pine Bluff. The jury recommended that Perkins he sentenced to life imprisonment without parole. The stale had sought the death pen- ally. Perkins was charged with capita! felony murder in the commission of a robbery in connection with the heating death of Jack Floury, a night- watchman at the Ben Pearson Manufacturing Co. here. Perkins lestifed Tuesday that he was playing cards with friends when Finery was killed. Law Enforcement Academy To Expand Crown Construction Co. of El Dorado was low bidder Tuesday on an addition to the Law Enforcement Training Academy at East Camden, Fayelteville Police Chief Hollis Spencer said today. Spencer, chairman of the Academy commission, said the low bid was for $1,262,525. Work on the addition is expected to begin within 30 days. Completion of the addition will take 12 to 14 months, Spencer said, depending on the weather. The addition to the academy ; will more than double the size of the facility, Spencer said and will allow the (raining ol 110 students at each session. EVEREST dENNINSS FOLDS TO JO" XENTAUIc SALES Fajcllevllle 'Dial Z,«d»Squtr« from Joe Sloele:," He also reported a ' g i f t - f o f . 11 Digrams of radium to/.Cobalt ".Unit from Dr. Jeff Baggett 'of;;.' Prairie rove. Shipley \was ,welcomed to the Board by the chairman. 'llegal parking in fire lanes around the Jiospital ^remains..: a Droblem, and the Board.-ac- :ep(ed 'a v proposal from,- Judge Lester.- to V-extend the; present parkihg- : area 'tC'the'east .by! removing dirt- from 4he hill - arid making temporary parking. It was noted this area will be included in the parking- plaza which will extend nearly to College Avenue in the overall expansion program. The member's 'also^.authorized Ducote to, investigate the possibility 'of deputizing,.the center's security · guards through the county sheriff's office in order to enforce the fire lane regulations. It was observed that il an ambulance were coming in and another going out they could not pass because of cars parked in this restricted area. fMcKim asked that hospital insurance be reviewed and a rec- cqmendation brought to board. Presently the hospital pays 537,574 annually for $500,00 lia- Dility. Ducote also reported that contracts with the Northwest Arkansas' -Economic Development District have been signed and a new Star Line Ambulance will be added to the fleet. He said the ambulance will cost S13.586 and thai funding is available for -511,800 ot that amount, lie also said the agreement requires purchase of a mobile radio unit at $2.380. '.·· Ducote said the Cardiac Care Committee r e c o m m e n d e d acquisition of a mobile cardiac unit only when staffing made it possible to have a physician or registered nurse assigned to the unit: The board will give no further consideration to the mobile unit at this time. NorthweM Arkansas TIMES, Wad., Aug. 21, 1974 r A Y K T T S V I L L E , A R K A N S A S 11 Famous Tennessee Sheriff Killed In Crash Ducole was authorized lo purchase 11 electronic paging devises to be issued to the de partment heads and personnel needed at the hospital in case of disaster when normal com munication lines might be out The cost will be S3.082. Mrs. C. K. Jones, prpsidcnt of the Center's auxiliary, in formed the board that Mrs. Mary Ryan,' formerly with the American Red Cross, has accepted the position of Director of Volunteers and will he introduced at a luncheon scheduled Thursday at the Holiday Inn. SELMER, Tenn. ( A P ) -- Bu- ploils were made Into the mo ford Pusser, the former sheriff tion picture "Walking Tall," of McNairy County whose ex- was killed early today in an automobile accident, authorities said, McNairy back to school buys Sale 20% off all our woven shirts for boys. 2for*4 Reg. 2 for $5. boys' short sleeve poly- *ster/cotton shirt, sizes 8-18, Long sleeve, Reg. 2.99 Sal* 2.39 Sale 6.38 Reg. 7.98. Shirt and sweater set for boys, Polyester/ cotton long sleeve print shirt with coordinated acrylic sleeveless pullover. Sizes 8-18. Sale 3.98 Reg.4.98. Western styteEtfot of polyester/cotton Chambray with two front Hap pockets and tails. Short sleeves in assorted cotors. 8-20. Sale 3.18 Rag. 338. Sottd color short steeve shirt or polyester/cotton in a herringbone design. Chest poetet and tone print collar, 8-ax Lions Deal Barnes BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have iraded wide receiver Al Barnes Lo the Denver Broncos for r u n ning back Jimmy Jones. Jones, 24, a product of UCLA, was in the Denver camp as a tree agent. Barnes, 25. is a Four-year veteran of National Football League play. Sheriff J. scr was k County Deputy wounded several times and his wile was killed. Pusser had play himself just in a agreed sequel "Walking Tall," which was" to have been called "Buford." 'O. Dickey said Pus"- Filming had been scheduled, to illed when his car ran h '""' Sept. 20 near Jackson, embankment. Dit'.key said thrown clear of killed instantly. State patrolmen was no sign ( " Pusser was crs seven ( i n year tenure ended four SHERIFF . .killed Wednesday W. Powell, was kilted the tractor and rig he wa when he f at a high The accident U.S. 270 at A ty near here. y 64 and hit an Pusser was f the car and len said there foul play, ic target of kills (luring his six- 3 sheriff, which ears. He was Man Killed (AP) -- Glendal sday night when d cattle trailer ving overturned to make a curve of speed, t occurred on rn in Polk Conn- Tenn. He told newsmen Tuesday, in Memphis that the new movie would be a Bing Crosby productions project budgeted at - $2 million. It had been scheduled 'or release in March. He said he had a seven per cent interest in the film and also would receive $75,000. Bing Crosby Productions said Pusser after a screen test in Hollywood. , Joe Don Baker played Pnsser in "Walking Tall." TRI-LAKES ANTENNA ; Sales and Service New Used Antenna I Color · Black White ' Boosters · Towers Free Estimates 751-7927 7S1-84S* 751-0257 JCPenney auto center sale Save 25% on our belted tires. El Tigre Betted tire. 78 series fiber glass belted polyester. Ho trade-in requited. Save Reg. Sale +fed. lax 9.00 36.00 27.00 2.50 G78-14 9 7 2 5 3 7 . 0 0 27.95 2.67 9.50 38.00 28.50 2.75 ~~39.00 2.9,25 2.97 Men's shoe sale. Save 20%. Sale 10.39 Sale *16 Reg. $20. Snub toe harness boot wHh antique leather uppers. PVC molded sole and heel. D 614/11,12.- Sale 15.19 Reg. 18.99. Straight lip blucher oxford, leather uppers. PVC sole and heel. B.D.7/12, 13. Reg. 12.99. Chukka bool in long wear- rubber sole and heel. Sizes B,D,EEE ing brushed splil leather with crepe 6'/4/12, 13, 14, 5. C.E. 6*4/2. Reg. 99.35. Sale 74.95. 8-traci\ m^v oecK wilti FM stereo radio. 20 watls solid music power. Burglar alarm. Save 13.76 Shop 9-9 Men., 'Thurs., Fri. Tues,, Wed., Sat, 9:5:30 Save 25% on tune-ups. ·i1.:)3. Now Ifi.flfi --most 4 cyt 8.S. atxf i many 4 cyi. foreign cars. We install new points, ptugs, rotor, condenser and dMribtrfor cap; inspect.air *«er, toe) fiHeraodPCV*alve; adjust timing, carburetor and dwell angte. Most 6-cyL U.S. and maof 6-cyi. foreign cats 25.33, Now 19.00 ·a* 8-cyi. B.S. ana many 6-cyt foreign cars " ·'· 30.M, Now 22.75 J Reg. 54.95. Sale 41.19. Mini AM/hM radio with speaker. Only 4% inches by 6% by 1%. Thumbwheel conlrols, three-position function switch. (AM-FM-AFCi- 25% off 6u-series nylon tires. Scat Trac 60. Raised white tetter, 60-series wide profile, 4-ply nylons. No trade-in required. Save H60-13 7.00 Reg. Sale +fed. tax 28.00 21.00 2.12 ·0-14 9.00 36.00 27.00 2.61 '· a - 1 4 9.00 36.00 27.00 2.99 ! 60-14 9X0 36.00 27.00 3.20 G60-15 10.50 42.00 36.50 3.03 J60-15 10.50 42.00 31.50 3.26~ L60-15 10.50 42.00 3.57 25% off 70-series nylon tires. Scat Trac 70. Raised wtirte tefers, 70-series while profile, 4-ply nylons. No trade-in require Tire size Save Reg. 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