Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 17, 1952 · Page 9
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 17, 1952
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NCWTHWHT ARKANSAS TIM8, ArVenMt, TtiurMlay, Aprff 17, 19St What Others Sav The following editorials have appeared this week in Arkansas publicat'jns. From the Pine Bluff Commercial-- ARKANSAS' LOOSE PAROLE SYSTEM When Tuck Bishop, one ol three lifers at Arkansas btate Prison Farm, finally showed up after violating his Christmas parole, he emerged in far away Utah, with OLD CABIN STILL ^^ HAND 90 PROOF KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON W H I S K E Y L O U l S V I l l t . K I N T U C K I the charit of two mor* murders pending against him. Murders committed two weeks ago, the law alleges, on two fellow miners. . That makes six people this hardened criminal .is charged with killing, two of which were convictions and ciuwd his life «n- tence. What of the other two lifers who were granted paroles? Will they show up only after they have killed someone? The present parole system, roughly, works on this '-·asis: The eligibility for a furlough is determined by the prisoner's conduct during the time of his incarceration. Circumstances of the crimt for which the prisoner v.'as convicted is given little or no consideration. Judges and prosecutors in the prisoner's home territory were not consulted in the Bishop case; presumably not in the case of Rupert Byler, and the other lifer still at large, and free to prey upon society. Looks to us that gor.d conduct in "stir" is insufficient reason to grant a furlough, in itself. Lojks like ihe parole board needs to revise sharply its procedures. Arkansas citizens are not going to tolerate, indefinitely, the present lax- system of granting furloughs. From the Arkansas Gazette-MURDER FOR CHRISTMAS Governor McMath has admitted t h a t multiple slayer Tuck Bishop "should not have been released under any condition," and h a s placed the blame for Bishop's i l l - f a t e d Christmas furlough squarely where it belongs--on the shoulders of Prison Superintendent Lee Henslee and members of the State Parole Board. In so doing, McMath noted with some justification that Henslee-with little assistance--generally has done "an excellent job" in operating the state prison farm, and added that the Bishop ca?e "is the first of literally h-indredi of such cases that Lee Acnsiee has had go sour on him." The governor also declared that he has no intention of abandoning the existing system of rewarding trusties with Christmas furloughs until the' legislature provides: enough money to replace trusties with paid guards. But the fact remains that a prisoner with a shocking homicidal record was released from prison less than 10 years from the time . he was convicted of the murder ' of two of four men he shot down j without warning on a Springdale I street. And the fact also remains that the lives of two Utah miners have now been charged against Bishop, his hair-trigger gim and hair-trigger temper--all becaure Arkansas' prison and parole officials saw fit to give the killer his Christmas freedom, against the advice of law enforcement officers in .his home county. Governor McMath may be in the clear in this case. The governor Doctor Who Didn't Sind Bills learns In Last Illness Of Friends He Had Made Inverness, Miss.-(^P}-Cancer of the liver it in itemizing de»th, but because · of it old Doe knew he was rich. Not Jn money. H« never ·made much money »« « country | doctor, though he got by. He found that he was rich in friends, respect, jcratitude. On his scales they outweighed gold. Dr. W. L. Ervin died of cancer of th* liver at his home here yesterday at the age of 75. 'And «fter- 33 years there weren't miny in this section of Sunflower County I he didn't know or hadn't treated-or "birthed." He rarely sent bills. A lot of his patients couldn't pay anyhow-unless it was in cornmcal, hams and sorghum. Not long ago, however, when .old Doc had to go to Mcmphi?, HO miles north of here, for an operation to confirm his diagnosis of his own illness, word got around he was |ow on cash. Money rolled in. A couple of days later, his patients and friends gave him $2.000 for pocket money. And when newspapers told of thft physician .who didn't bother with bills, letters came from every state in the union. Some letters held checks from patients he had long forgotten. The largest--for $1110--was from a couple whose child he had treated when they were penniless 25 years a{0. The smallest was a "widow's mite'' of $2 sent in by an old Nsgro woman in Louisville, Ky. There's probably not much that old Doc would change if he could live his 75 years over ajain. He liked being a country doctor, he said. "Best.people in the world down | hcve, black and white." Funeral services were set at the Methodist Church here today. once again to violence, 1h» only | wonderful ictor, i ptnmdtr when op. H« didn't ll'ne It, to he killed ! "Wings," In 1927-2J, wu tfut sort of adjustment he seems to notp.'.sary, and a mun who* mind them, U t a h rhaiijcs, " r5t motion picturt t* wta an understand. - a n d has been charged j was tortured with, not repent and tt'hnl An you think now, you ca cmy __ .' __ . , __ . __ with murdprlnc two morn persons. ! social consciousness, hut tl.e basic who iire responsible fnr t u r n i n g I sj nce j( 5 founding In 1802, the He may have been « "m-rlcl" |hiil« of pure a n i m a l emotion, inn civilised society this cold- United State* Military Academy prisoner, l i p must .have been a ! Tn-n minors "kidded" Tuck Hlsh- 1 hlnndrd killer? · |ha» hud 4Z «lip«rinUndents. usually approves furloughs automatically, on recommendation of the Parple Board. As for Henslee and members of the Parole Board, there probably is no point :i calling for resignations at this late date, serious n the "mistake" has been. However, the citizens of Arkansas (and other states ;.s well) have every r i g h t to expect that the "more thorough study" promisod by McMath and Parole Board I members for future furlough cases I will he extremely thorough,indeed. And, if killers--particularly multiple killers--must bi used as trusties, then surely Superintend- ient Henslee can find some other inducement for guard duty, more leisure, more and better food-- something--as a substitute for Christmas furloughs. : From the Springdale News by Ellis Stafford-I heard the news about Tuck Bishop Friday night and almost had to be physically restrained to keep from getting ;it a typc- ,'writer. But the long weekend gave ! me a chance to simmer and settle. There's not much to say t h a t hasn't already been said m a n y limes be/ore. Whether it is Iho state's distorted penal laws antl regulations, or the men who translate them into action, some change should be made. Bishop waited only .V,£ months I after his release to again take lh.c I law into his own hands, resort RDWARE A yearly selling event that brings bargain days... shop and save you special values on NATIONALLY now on housewares, hardware and KNOWN quality hardware. Nine tools, paint and sporting goods. WASTE BASKET Ironing Board Pad and Cover- Holders $10.50 value ____ 65c $2 39 t» · f r.«' GARDEN HOSE quiHty, IIUTT Arty fibrk re-infflrcfd haut. GrMvt4 *«t« fafeii rrincH himful ki*ti*|. SLIP JOINT PLIERS 65c f l u n k , f e w f . r | · 4 Mt«lt w l r . f M t t . r , Umr» 4 hHlm. FOLDING *1 25 RULE ' Hi*4y 71-kuli hUfef nth. Citt- hi IMW. «AM4 MW t t»4 Mill lift, WklM tta. MOTO MOWER As Advertistd in Life. 17V4 in. 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