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September 2, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 3

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President Enjoys Mountain Retreat Cold Front Brings Heavy Rainfalls FEEDING TIME AT CAMP DAVID . .. .jirst lady Betty Ford jeeds a 10-week-old fawn being raised by the family of Navy commandant, Lt, Cmdr. David Miller CAMP DAVID, Md. (AP) -- led President Ford, enjoying h i a light first weekend stay at this mountaintop retreat for presidents, says of the place, "It's great." Meeting with newsmen and photographers Sunday, ' Ford also said that Camp David is "a nice place to work" and that he expects to return frequently, "particularly in the fall when ail the leaves are turning." Mrs. Ford was even more enthusiastic, saying: "It's so nice up here, I'd like to bring the While House up here." "Don't say that," her husband interjected. Ford spent a couple of hours working in his study at Aspen Lodge on Sunday afternoon studying pending legislation and plans for a late September economic summit conference. He said he also brought with him option plans for granting conditional amnesty to Vietnan war deserters and draft resist crs. He said he would announci his action on this issue late in the week. The President took an evening swim in the pool near the flagstone patio at the rear of Aspen Lodge soon after arriving by helicopter Saturday and took another dip before breakfast Sunday. The President played tennis Sunday afternoon with his 18- year-old son Steven and later practiced his chip shots at a By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thundershowers descended upon the eastern halt of the i helicopter round-trip counlry today and extended there during the day, f| . om \ he Atlanlic aml Gu |f lowever. to sign pension legis- ation. The Fords posed for informal icws pictures late Sunday morning -- the first time in memory that a presidential amily has done so at Camp David. To add interest to the pic- .ures, aides arranged for the jresence of a 10-week-old fawn jeing raised by the family of he camp's Navy commandant. Mrs. Ford fed the animal milk with a baby bottle while her lusband squatted on one knee reside her. golf green lodge. near the rustic Judge Orders Psychiatric Examinations I.ONOKE, Ark. (AP) -- Circuit Court Judge William Lee ordered psychiatric examinations Saturday for two men charged in the deaths of a pair of Jacksonville teen-agers. Lee also threatened contempt of court citations against 1 a w enforcement officials and attorneys who discussed the case with newsmen. He called the news media "the most irresponsible institution in the United States today." The examinations were ordered tor Douglas Hall, 27, and William Hughes, 26, each of whom is charged with two counts of murder, two counts of kidnaping and one count of rape. The murder charges are capital-felony counts and the rape charge is a first-degree count. Pros. Ally. Sam We ems dicated that he would seek the death penalty in connection with the murder charge. Hall and Hughes were held in lieu of a total bond of $125,000 each. The charges against the two were filed In connection with the deaths of James Thompson, 17. and Elaine Margaret Dolan, whose nude bodies were found July 16 In an area east of the Pulaski^Lonoke county line.- Troy Wiley, Hall's attorney, also was appointed by Lee to represent Hughes. Wiley asked f o r fhe psychiatric e x - aminations which will be conducted at Fort Smith, where Hall and Hughes currently were being held. Federal authorities also have charged the two with robbing the Bull Shoals branch, of the Bank of Ycllville July 3. Wiley also asked Lee to im pose restrictions on the scope of news coverage that might be attempted by news media. Lee said the case was not of momentous news value except to some Jacksonville residents, but he said he did not have the power to order a limit on news coverage. When newsmen asked Weems about the case, he replied that he was reluctant to talk because he didn't want to be held in contempt of court by Lee. A f t e r t h e arraignment, Weems was talking to reporters when Lee walked by and said, "Sam, I told you to keep your mouth shut and don't talk to these people." Weems then left. Wiley indicated fhat he might enter pleas of innocent by reason of insanity for each man. Hall, an escapee from the Florida Stale Prison, where he was serving a 10-year sentence for rape, was arrested July 12 in Chula Visla, Calif. Hughe; was arrested in New Orleans on the bank robbery charges and was in custody there when the murder investigation 1 e d authorities to him and Hall. NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES Here for the holiday weekend with Ford, his wife and son were 17-year-old daughter, Susan, and two friends of the younger Fords. The President and his family plan to return to the White House Monday night. He sched- Alexander To Address Conference LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Dr Herbert E. Alexander, former executive director of the Presi dent's Commission on Campaign Costs, will address a con- erence on campaign finance Saturday. The one-day conference, sponsored by the Institute of Politics in Arkansas, will be at the University of Arkansas- Little Rock. Gov. Dale Bumpers also will address the conference. - Dale Enoch, the institute's director, said the conference is designed "to focus attention on the problems of paying for our political process in Arkansas. "It will provide a forum for persons with diverse views and backgrounds to mutually explore the alternatives for dealing with this problem," Enoch added. coasts to the western Ohio Valley. A cold front reaching from the North Atlantic stales to the southern Plains was responsible for much of the precipitation, but clouds bearing rain and drizzle also moved over Ihe central Rockies. Heavy rainfalls that accumu atcd to 3 inches in as many lours caused flash floods a Tonakawa, Okla., and floot warnings were issued unti noon CDT today for severa counties in the northern portion of the state. One inch of hai was reported in Clinton. More than an inch of rain fel in Newark, N.J.. and Macomb Miss., within a six-hour period. With the exception of cloud; conditions in a few spots aloni the Pacific coast, fair weathe prevailed over the remainder o the western portion of the na tion. A cold front caused chill in. overnight temperatures dow into the 30s and 40s from th northern Rockies to the nortl ern Great Lakes. Frost an freezing temperatures were possibility in these areas. Northwest Arfcansoi TIMES, Mon,, Sept. 2, 1974 · AYETTEVIULC, ARKANSAS ^ Weekend Melee Broken Up, 79 Drag Racing Fans Charged CLERMONT, Ind. AP) -lore than. 70 drag racing fans ave beerj charged with a vari- ty of offenses after smashing vindshields of police cars and urling beer bottles at troopers vho ordered them off a high- vay, authorities said. The melee Sunday night was inally broken up with tear gas. police said. At least two pcr- ons were treated at Hendricks County Memorial Hospital in nearby Danville for minor in- uries. Police said 2.000 fans attend- ng the National Hot Rod Association U.S. Nationals at Race- vay Park blocked U.S. 136 near the track and then scuffled with officers who ordered them o f f . Most were charged with public drunkenness, intimidating officers or disorderly conduct. "They were stopping cars and causing disturbances," said state police Sgt. Samuel Kruse. "They threw beer bottles, rocks and clods of dirt at cars on U.S. 136 and at troopers." Kruse said approximately 50 state policemen had been stationed at Raceway Park in this Indianapolis suburb since the races started · Friday. "This is the normal thing," said state police Sgt. Ted Settla said. "We've been contending with this for years. Thousands come here feeling they can lose their identity and do anything they please." Hendricks County Sheriff Russell Carmichael said about 40 persons were taken into custody the night before. "Its' just a melee of humanity," the sheriff said. "Thera are several thousand of them out there. Some of them didn't give a damn to start with and then they got drunk. "This is our hell week. They've turned over cars and shattered s t a t e police windshields. We've had to live with this for four years." Fayelttvil!eDm» E.SldeSiuare 442-734! MOTOROLA THE TV VALUE EVENT YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! Model WP5518 No chassis tubes to burn out! 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