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INSIDE- For women 3 Editorial ....-.;.-. 4 Sports T .:;,..... 5 Cliurcli Directory 6 Comics 8 Classified 9-11 Amusements ....? 12 llSlh YEAR-NUMBER 7\ J|ortf)toe3t Cimes. The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVILIE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 1974 LOCAL FORECAST- Partly cloudy, warm a n d hay.y through Sunday with a chance of afternoon and evening thundershowers. Low Friday night 05. Low tonight in tho upper 60s. High Sunday n e a r 90. Sunset today 7:55; eunriss Sunday 6:41 PAGES-TEN CENTS At Headquarters House /ce Cream Social Crowd Colorful Several hundred guests turned out Friday' evening for the Gay Nineties Ice Cream Social on the lawn of Headquarters House. Hostesses and many ot the guests arrived in period costumes and the colorful serving tent, lights and background music of the period recaptured the atmosphere of the turn of the century. Mrs. Marie Taylor of Prairie Grove, Susan Burson, Martin Phillips and: Brent Winborn were awarded the top prizes for the .best costumes. The awards were presented following promenade down the long brick walk which, bisects the spacious grounds. Judges for the contest were County Judge Vol Lester, Dr. Charles Oxford, Mayor Russell Purdy, Mrs. Florence Williams, and Mrs. Ben Winborn. DONATES PRIZE Mrs. Taylor cash prize to returned h e r the Washington County Historical Society which s'ponsors the annual event. Little Amy Hucnefeld, carriei away by the music and gala atmosphere, performed a show stopping impromptu dance on the brick wall. The 15-month old, dressed in full length calico dress, pierrouetted gaily to thc. music and concluded her per formance with a sudden kerplop from which she arose ready to grandmother's dress and wore slip with the legend "I Love You" embroidered along the lem. Noteworthy was a w i d e :ange .of jewelry , watches, and ashion accessories of the 1990s vorn with the' period costumes. A highlight of the event was a buggy restored by Dr. Robert ilack which served as a prop or photographs. Dr. Clack had ..·cstored the shiny beauty to a pristine condition and it was a 'ocus of interest for all attend- .ng. A second highlight was the auctioning by E: H. Donaubauer of an oak Queen Anne s t y l e lady's desk. The desk went under the hammer to John King, for $200. Tours of the antebellum house were conducted and guests saw several new acquisitions including a tall case clock and two Regency tables. A popcorn slam! nr-"- "·- Smokehouse Theater behind the for young and o^, . who viewed some of the early movies provided by Norman DeMarco o f . the University of Arkansas faculty. The background music, tape'd' from a collection of old records by Boyce Davis of Lincoln, was begin again. Particularly made possible by a sound unit provided mobile by Ed appealing were many of the young children who came in costumes. Arriving in authentic costumes ' were the 1 Dr. George V. Harris family. Dr. Harris, who is 80 years old, wore his grandfather's wedding vest and his granddaughter, Carolyn Philip wore her great- grandmother's dress and slip. Mrs. George Philip, Carolyn's mother, was attired in ,hcr Porning, manager of KNWA. A sing-a-Iong was directed by Donaubauer to the accompaniment of Mrs. Judy King on the accordion. Larry Tompkins, a member of the society's Board of Directors, assisted by Mrs. Tompkins, was general chairman. Society officials estimated that proceeds will be in the neighbohood of $400. The funds will be used for maintenance of the historic house. Cypriot Leader Warns Of Guerilla Retaliation Kunstler, Partner / Jailed During Trial --TIMES?hott by Ken Good THE TINIEST BELLE . . Amy Huenefeld, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Huenefeld oi Fayetteville stops the show as she promenades up the long brick walk at Headquarters House Controls Still Opposed CLC To Monitor Wages, Prices -i~it "· ,L', : » · - . , · ,, · · ! · . ' ' · ' i ·-.-,.-' ^r\i ·" ,._.,,. vi'IrnV.'«J -V' r * ; · ' ' . ··* S t Oif.'* ^f-.'"· , ' · ' ' ! _ 'WASHINGTON (AP)"-' Pre- ident Ford officially revives the Cost of Living Council today to monitor wages and prices, b u t remains unalterably opposed to controls for fighting inflation. The Presient arranged a late morning session in the Cabinet Room to sign the Council on Wage and Price Stability Act which won congressional passage within two w e e k s of 'Ford's request. The new task force is to expose abuses in wages and prices. But unlike the original council established in 1071 by former President Nixon, it cannot impose ceilings. ..The council will gather information on causes of inflation, and will "jawbone" -- or try to persuade ...... unions and businesses to take no action t h a t would fuel spiraling costs. The bill sets up a staff of about 25 at a cost of SI million. The council will include Roy L. Ash, director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Kenneth Rush, presidential economic counselor. Representatives of 11 million elderly Americans told Ford in a face- lo-face meeting in the White House on Friday that inflation is the "No. 1 terror for · older people.' Spreading Ford's warning Ford pledged to in- '-'--tt' He said elude a representative of the elderly at the economic summit conference slated for late next month. Mrs. Mary Mullen, 74, of La- *una Beach, Calif., president of .he National Association of Retired Teachers, said Ford 'seemed sincere In making every effort to try to solve some of -the problems" of senior citizens, and promised to keep his door open to them. The delegation of- elderly Americans jokingly presented Ford, 61, with a gold-encased magnifying glass. Coincidentally, less than an hour later, the near-sighted President was measured for contact lenses. In other developments Friday: --Ford told Syrian Foreign Minister Abel Halim Khaddam that he hopes to strengthen diplomatic l i e s between the two nations and raised the possibility of U.S. economic assist ance to the Arab nation. --Ford told the farm family of the year, Mr. and Mrs. Julian Fowler, who live near Fairbanks, that he hoped to visit Alaska before the end of the year. The presidential trip would presumably be part of a previously . announced journey to Japan. Food Price Rise Revised For Remainder Of Year that inflation is Public- Enemy No. 1, Ash told a Wall Street luncheon in New York the new administration would "cool the , fevers of inflation even if it generates more unemployment than we'd like." On a day that the stock market tumbled to a four-year low, -Ash emphasized Ford's deter' ruination to avoid wage-price controls or even stand-by authority for their reintroduclion. Presidential Press Secretary Jerald F. terHorst also repeated that Ford is "unalterably opposed" to controls. Executive Director Jack Os- sofsky. 40, of the National Council on Aging quoted Ford as saying that he is reviewing problems of the nation's aged. WASHINGTON (AP) -- A load of groceries that cost $17.24 two years ago probably will cost $23 or more by the end of the year, Agriculture Department economists arc saying. By last month, one index showed, the hypothetical batch of groceries already cost $22.58. " " note, for on Friday That unpleasant food buyers came when official predictions of the final 1974 average food prices were revised upward, to about 15 per cent above the 1973 average. Last year's increase in the retail average, the highest since World War II, was 14.5 per cent. For the last nine months, the department had been prdicting a 1974 rise of "probably 12 per ctnt" in the average, with most of the boost coming before June. Friday's new analysis by the Outlook and Situation Board, based on mid-August supply, demand and price assessments. gave a range of 13 to 17 per cent for the year. The report said that insteac of remaining steady during the third quarter and declining slightly in the fall, prices for major farm goods hit by unfa vorable weather over much o] ;he nation "are now expectcc :p rise about 3 per cent during the third quarter and a little more in the fourth quarter." The key to the range is the weather, from the heavy spring rains to the Midwest's mid summer drought. The retail price hikes will be closer to 17 pei' cent if crop production falls much more o if demand from consumers increases. The department also releases Friday its July figures for the Economic Researcli Sorvic markclbasket survey, showinj the first rise in prices paid t farmers and the first drop i retailers' and wholesalers share of the grocery shopper' dollar since February. Schlesinger Made Plans During Crisis WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pen- agon .officials kept close watch uring the last days of Richard I. Nixon's presidency to make icrtain no military units ibe- :ame involved in the process of cmoving the President from iffice, informed sources said oday. Informed Pentagon sources aid Secretary of Defense lames R. Schlesinger and the Joint Chiefs of Staff kept close vatch to make certain no orders were given to military units outside the normal chain of command. They said the action was-deigned specifically to assure hat no order would go to any military unit for any sort of action against Congress during ,he time between a House vote 'or impeachment and a Senate .rial on impeachment charges. The Boston G l o b e said ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Efforts were under way today to free...prominent lawyers William Kunstler arid-Mark Lane, jailed following a courtroom melee which erupted at the eight- month old Wounded Knee trial. Other members of the de fense team in the trial of American Indian Movement leaders Dennis Banks and Russell Means scheduled a meeting with U.S. District Judge Fred Nichol to discuss the release of the jailed lawyers. Kunstler and Lane were jailed Friday night following a fislfight in the rear of the courtroom between spectators and federal marshals. The two lawyers were being held for contempt of court stemming from a shouting match with Judge ·Nichol during the melee. "I think t h e situation was really unfortunate," said St. Paul attorney Kenneth Tilsen. who is on the defense team witli the two jailed attorneys "Nothing is really settled We're going to meet with the judge and hope we can work something out." "I've never seen anything like this," Tilsen added. Officials at the St. Paul City Jail, where Kunstler and Lane spent the night following the courtroom disturbance, said the lawyers had used their allowet one phone call. None of the spectators in volved in the incident were ar rested. The melee began with Kunst ler questioning an American Ii dian Movement (AIM) desert er, Louis Moves Cam, who ap lie 71-day armed occupation of Vqunded Knee, S.D., last year, "unstler asked * question hat brought a snicker from omeone in the audience. Judgo Vicliot ordered marshals to remove spectators from one row if scats. The spectators, most if them AIM members, refused o budge, leaving marshals to laul them out. The marshals and specators began fighting and Kunstler and Lane began shouting at eared as a rebuttal witness in trial of AIM leaders Russell leans and Dennis Banks, ac- uscd of assault,' larceny onspiraey in connection and with Niehol. "Judge, y o u b r o u g h t ;his on," yelled Kunstler over the commotion. 'Nichol responded angrily, "I did not bring it brought it on and on! you You know very well you did, Mr. Kunstler. You make one more statement like t h a t and you're going to jail." "Yon might as well send us, Judge," replied Kunsller, who was echoed by Lane. Nichol, his face flushed, or- derd the two attorneys re- fighting continued until a marshal sprayed a chemical irritant at one nonmoving protester. moved. The courtroom Greenland City Council To Discuss Flood Plans GREENLAND -- Members of the Greenland City Council will discuss application for the National Flood Insurance Program at its next meeting, according :o Mayor Jim Scanlon. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at City Hall. John Saxton, director. of the Division of Soil and Water. Resources said recently that new federal flood insurance regulations will make it virtually impossible for potential property owners in Greenland to borrow money for real estate construction or purchase in flood hazard areas unless the city is eligible for the national program. city. The new Scanlon said the area involved was along Hwy. 71 south of the regulations take effect July 11 1075, Saxton said, and unless the city has qualifitd for the federal program all federal and federally-related financial assistance will be cut off for those areas considered flood hazard areas. The city must meet certain requirements set forth by the Federal Insurance Administration of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Those include regulations controlling constuction in flood- prone areas. By The Associated Press The Greek Cypriot president of Cyprus today threatened Turkey with guerrilla war against its invasion troops if a solution to the Cyprus crisis is not forthcoming. Turkey warned that such a campaign would create "a dangerous and grave situation" and "delay the demilitarization of the island and peace." The exchange of . threats came after Greece rejected renewing the tripartite Cyprus peace talks at Geneva. Foreign Minister George Mavros s a i d Greece will instead back a Soviet proposal for an 18-nalion conference. Greek Cypriot President lafcos Cleridcs met in Athens today with Greek President Constantino Caramanlis to discuss the fate of Greek Cypriols refugees. GREEK PROMISE Caramanlis promised that Greece would cover the needs of the estimated 150,000 Greek Cypriols who h a v c been displaced from their home by lha Turkish invasion and are seeking refuge in the south. A Greek government statement said over 1,500 tons of foodstutfs have already been shipped to Cyprus and another 850 tons are scheduled for ship- nent "within the next few days." The Commerce Ministry an- icuncert that Greek shipowners lave contributed over ?100 mil- frequent Secretary Schlesinger was in communication with of State Henry A. Kissinger and White House chief of stale Alexander M. Haig. The newspaper quoted one source as saying the one concern was Nixon's past behavior "during violent military action." When Navy warships mined Haiphong Harbor in 1972, the Globe's source said, Nixon cultivated the image of a man "who might do anything." "If the Russians thought he might do anything, that was fine with him," the Globe source said. The sources said the action was merely normal contingency planning "in the event of im probable circumstances." "There was never the slightest indication from within or without the military establishment of any thought of involvement by the military in JCONTINtTED ON P «GE TWO) lion to the government for tho Cyprus cause. The Soviet proposal for a Cyprus conference would bring together all 15 members of the United Nations Security Council plus Greece, Turkey and tha Cypriot government. There reaction has been no Turkish to the proposal Mos- After Drug Theft Vandals Stain Hospital Walls Vandals caused several hundred dollars damage to C i t y Hospital Thursday night by painting names, words and signs in red paint on several areas at the rear of the.build- ing. The vandalism followed the theft o f narcotics f r o m t h e hospital, pharmacy Wednesday night. Ken Sanders, administrator, reported on the incidents at the Friday noon meeting of the Board of Directors. "We have taken steps to prevent thefts in the future," said Sanders, who had warned the directors about losses incurred by petty thievery at tha July meeting. Arkansas Security Service | was employed earlier this month after the board authorized the administrator to take action to combat the situation. Sanders said guards are assigned to the hospital. Sanders also noted that the position on the board, formerly held by Arnold Christie has not been fijled. The position is one which is appointed by the city Board of Directors. Names of appointees will be subniitted to the city board for consideration. Alsey T. Holland, chairman, reported the question of medical insurance for employes is still in abeyance because of d i f - ficulty in finding an insurance underwriter able to provide the service at a cost employes can afford. Sanders discussed the establishment of a pulmonary care unit to be housed in the new section of the hospital. He said physicians had requested the development of the service. Sanders will prepare plans and cost estimates for presentation to the Board. Dr. Don Baker, chief ot staff, attending his last Board meeting urged the directors to continue the upgrading of the hospital. "Now is the t i m e to get specialized services needed and to think in terms of the future This is not an overflow institu- Mule Headed Lynn Wall, owner of Monopoly, Nevada's mascot mule, Friday "escorted" his charge from the San.Francisco Zoo after springing the animal on a $500 bond. The mule was "arrested" nearly two months ago for nihhling the grass at (lio city civic center. Wall re- fused to pay the $5-.vrIay boarding fee. The case is pending in court. (AP Wirc- pliotu) Rockefeller May Yet Run SEAL HARBOR, Maine (AP) -- Nelson A. Rockefeller refuses to concede that his acceptance of the vice presidential nomination at age 66 has ended his long quest for the presidency, citing world leaders who governed in their 70s and 30s. lion and there is an opportunity] But President Ford's vice to plan for the future in orrt-jrj presidential nominee told the to assure the continued growth of the hospital," he said. A successor to Dr. Baker will be appointed at the September meeting of the hospital's medical staff. Sanders also urged the directors to be thinking in terms of expansion and phasing out the o I d building which is still in use. The occupancy rate remained high during July in both the hospital section at 75.96 and the geriatrics unit at 99.08 per cent, second of two news conferences at his summer nome here on Friday that political speculation about 1976 and 1980 is "totally irrelevant" in view of the tremendous problems facing tho nation. When a reporter asked if he thought he would toe too old to run for president at age 72 in 1980, when Ford would be ineligible, Rockefeller replied, "Did you ever know Golde Mcir? Konrad Adenauer? I (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) NEWS BRIEFS Home Ransacked Mrs. Harold Bausinger of Route 4, Springdale, reported to Washington County Sheriff's deputies that her home had been ransacked and a t a p e player and some silver dollars were missing when she arrived home Friday. She told deputies that she may have frightened away the intruders when she arrived home because a pillow case full of frozen items from her freezer had been left in t h e house. Wheel, Tire Missing Bob Williams of Williams Cabinet Shop, Route 4, Fayetteville told Washington County Sheriff's deputies that a 16 inch wheel and a tire had been missing since Tuesday. Jewelry Stolen A jewelry box containing an .ique jewelry was reportct missing from the residence of Mrs. R. Shelton, 450 Assembly Dr., sometime since 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Fayettcvillc police said today. Mrs. Shelton told police that the jewelry box was white with a hard finish lined with w h i t e satin and contained two earrings which were green w i t h rhinestone insets and a black bead necklace with some green stone and rhinestone insets She said that these items were irreplaceable and could not set a monetary value on thorn. Guilty Plea Entered PINE BLUFF, Ark. (A?) Cleveland Lee Brazcll, 24. o Pine Bluff pleaded guilty Fri day to murdering Ruth Shnabl Cameron cf Pine Bluff, Ar kansas 1 first woman lawyer. cow made Thursday and Soviet U.N. Ambassador Jacob Malik backed up Friday by consulting in New York with other Security Council members. Western diplomats at U.N. headquarters generally dismissed it as a propaganda ploy, and Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger said Washington is studying the plan. Mavros rejected a return to Geneva on Friday after conferring with Greek Premier Constantino Caramanlis, Defense Minister Evanghelos Averoff- Tositsas and Cypriot President [rlafcos derides. 'NO POINT' "There's no point going to Scneva merely to sign what nas been taken by force," Cle- ridcs said after the meeting in Alhns. Peace talks in Geneva among the Greek, Turkish and British foreign ministers broke down Aug. 13. Turkish forces immediately launched a lightning attack from their invasion beachhead and within days controlled the northern 40 per cent of the island. U.N. Secretary Genera! Kurt Waldhciin said over Austrian radio Friday that the collapse of Greek-Turkish efforts to. settle the Cyprus crisis meant the U.N. would become "actively involved." He did not pass idgment on the feasibility of he Soviet proposal, saying "ev- rything is open." Waldhciin arrives in Cyprus oday for meetings with Cle- idos and Turkish Cypriot lead- r Rauf Dcnktash. Meanwhile, the lot of Greek , Cypriot refugees on Cyprus de- eriorated as food reserves windfed in the Greek-con- rollccl zone. Senior U.N. officers also ro- lorted that Turkish troops were ising increased pressure to orce U.N. troops out of north- ·rn Cyprus. They said some 'urks had threatened U.N. sol- icrs with »$uns and tanks. The 4,600 U.N. peacekeeping roops on Cyprus are supposed o prevent cease-fire violations, lelp in prisoner exchanges and man relief efforts for about 50,000 persons displaced by the var. Mine Stoppage Ends CHARLESTON, W. Vs. (AP) -- The United Mine Workers .mion's five-day work stoppago las ended, leaving many firms with dwindled stockpiles of coal and the union in a betlcr bar- iaining position in the upcoming contract negotiations. The national work stoppage, called as a memorial to victims of mine accidents and black lung disease, cost the nation about nine million tons of fuel, industry spokesmen estimated. But Ui\fW President Arnold Miller said the work stoppage "was effective in creating an awareness of the general public, Congress, regulating agencies and our now president", of miner problems.

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