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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 15

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Experimental TV To Transmit Special Interest Programs hy '.TAY SHARBUTT i NEW YORK (AP) - N e .x t month, a new kind of television network plans to start transmitting sports and special-interest programs to an estimated 85 communities in five mid- America states. Wliat makes the network totally u n l i k e ABC, NBC or CBS is that it'll serve only cable-TV subscribers, not the genera! viewing public. It was created by Target Network Television, a Kansas City, Mo., firm which says it'll feed programs to 70 microwave- linked cable-TV systems in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma. TNT, which doesn't own the firms, refers to them as "affiliates." If all goes well, says Tom Thunderstorms To Remain In Midwest Area By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thunderstorms, some of them severe, rumbled from the southern Rockies to the uppei Great Lakes today. Two mobile homes were de stroyed and a third damaged Wednesday when storms hi near Mount Pleasant in soutli ern Iowa. Power lines and tree: were downed in Albia and th roof of a Fairfield home wa. blown off but no injuries wen reports' Wind gusts of more than V miles per hour blew into Clovis N.M., and more than 5 inche of rain drenched Sedgwick Kan., Wednesday night. A few thundershowcrs als were scattered along the Gul and lower Atlantic Coast. The West Coast and caster half of the nation were patche with fog. Visibility was zero i Lebanon, N.H. Temperatures before daw ranged from '12 at Evanston Wyo., to 90 at Biythe, Calif. emnions, general manager of NT, a subsidiary of KMBA-TV Kansas City, the company opes to extend the network Ho Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin nd Minnesota. He says his firm will provide s affiliates with its own pro" ramming, not that of KMBA, even days a week. Broadcast ours will be from 9 a.m. to 0:30 or 11 p.m.. except on Sun- Right now, he added, Sunday rogrammitig hours are schod- led to run from 4 p.m. to 10:30 i.m., but may be increased. TNT officials emphasize they ren't trying to compete with mass entertainment shows- of cred by the networks and inde jcndent TV stations. They say they instead hope t raw "clearly defined specia nlcrest audiences and mak hem reachable to special inter esl advertisers." Lemmons says it'll try to d his with shows on cooking auto repair, boating and healtl care, to cite a few examples, in addition to its evening profes sional and collegiate sports of 'crings. He says TNT also will liavi two news packages -- the firs a noon report consisting o jrief news summaries, live re ports from the Chicago, an Kansas City boards of trad and farm-oriented weather re }orls. In the evening, lie said ;here'll be updated boards :rade summaries, sports re ports and hard news, the las provided by Television News Inf.. a New York-based T nc'i s service created to servic local stations. According to Federal Con munications Commission off cials and cable-TV industry e.\ perls, the TNT interstate ope alion only is the second of it kind to operate in the Unite States so far. The first, the New York based Home Box Office com pany, a cable-TV subsidiary Time-Life, Inc., began its ope aliens in November 1972. HBO officials say their con pany now serves 30 cable-T systems in New York Stat Pennsylvania, New Jersey an Delaware. Tyger To Fighf Extradition TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- John oond Sr., a Tucson lawyer, aid Wednesday ho will ask the rizona Attorney General's of- ce to turn down any extra- lion request Tor his client, Alin Tygcr, 26, who has lived ere since shortly after his es- apc six years ago from an Aransas prison. Aboud said Arkansas officials efused requests this week [or iarole and clemency in Tyger's ase. The lawyer said Arkansas of- icials have told him the prison itualion there has changed and he man's new life in Tucson vill he taken into consideration f he returns. Aboud reported he received a Legislature Is Asked To Consider Presidential Primary clcr 15 from Robert 3rown, legal aide to Gov. Dale Bumpers, saying the "horrible situation" in prisons there has been corrected. The letter said that Tygcr mist relurnn to prison in Ar- lansas, Aboud said. Brown said Tygers' case will be reviewed vhen he is eligible for parole. Tyger, who lives in Tucson .mder the alias of Bobby O'Brien, has nine years and two months left of his term, his awyer said. Tyger married after his escape and has one child. He fled an Arkansas prison while serving two consecutive LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Slate 1 Rep. Frank B. llenslee of Pine Bluff asked state legislators in a letter mailed Wednesday to support a bill he has drafted for a presidential primary in Arkansas. Hcnslee said the presidential primary route ultimately would spell defeat for ihe "militant minority" that he said now con trols the National Democratic party. Hcnslee is a long-time sup- iDilcr of Gov. George C. Wal- acc of Alabama, who carricc the Arkansas presidential vote n 1908. He said in the letter that be was seeking support for thi proposal noivbccHusc be hopet proposal now because he bopcc to have a resolution endorsing a presidential primary in troduced at the state Democrat ic convention Sept. 13. A postal card was enclosei with each letter on which th burglary vears. terms totalling 10 "What earthly purpose could it serve to send that man back to prison for a crime he com- mitcd as a teenager?" Aboud asked. "He's obviously already rehabilitated." , A'ooud said Tyger has a steady job and has kept a "spotless" record for the past three years. recipient could check one two boxes --saying he eithe did or did not support the ide of a presidential primary. The proposed presidential pr: mary would be held on th same clay in presidential elcc tion years as regular part preferential primaries. There fore, the cost of such a primar\ would be nominal since no spp cial election would be required Henslec's letter said. Each party would be allowe ,o set a filing fee for presiden tial candidates, provided it di not exceed $2.51)1): A key provision of Henslce' proposal is that presidentia candidates would receive liona. Convention delegate pledged to them on the fir t ballot in proportion to the nun ber of votes received in the pr Accident Is Fatal CONWAY, Ark. (AP) -- Vander Johnson, 8li, of Bigelo\y was killed Wednesday when his vehicle failed to make a curve on Arkansas 60 and overturned throwing him from the truck. Slate Police said. The accident occurred at the city limits of Houston near Con way in Faulkner County. would in the no ary. The winner ke all the votes iary. Henslce said this would in ure direct public participator the process of electing the residential nominee of each o :ie respective parties and allo 1 Doth the majority and minority receive a voice in the proc- "If lha commitlee 'does not ike the delegates which we send to the national convention, hen the committee will have he authority to come to Ar- iansiis and select a now slate of delegates," llenslee said. He contended that that process docs not allow (lie majority of the people of a state to directly participate in the proc ess of nominating a preidential candidate. He said that both ttie Democratic party and the delegation selection process should be put back into Hie hands of the majority of the people. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thurs., Aug. 22, 1974 · IS FAYETTEVILLE, A R K A N S A S S-allinq Championships CI.ICVELAND (A) -- A shift III a moderate southerly brcc/.e handed eter Wright ol Chicago (lie lead in the North American Star Class championships Wednesday. It was the Evert Breezes NKWPOHT, R.I. -- Top-seeded Chris Evert of Fort Lauderdale, l'~la., won her 49th consecutive match, bcall'ig Donna Guru of Miami, 6-1. 6-1 to move into tiie |uarlcr-finals of the Henslce criticized Committee the oil Demo- Coni. Jiance that interpreles national party rules on delegate cction. WTT Franchise NEWPORT BEACH. Calif. -World Team Tennis took over the Minnesota franchise, paying Buckskin player's $50.000 for sis wcets' back salaries. Rice BOWL FRIDAY AUGUST 23RD WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR ONE NIGHT Friday, August 23rd To Attend A Wedding- (Our Son Rick and Miss Judy Harrison) Slide Dick lands in three days of sailing, pionsliips. Wright and Howard Lippin- coll of Morristown, N.J., were!tack. 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