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Â· Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tuei., Sept. 3, FAYITTIVILLI. ARKANSAS . ' 1974 Ford Signs Pension Bill !Â·- WASHINGTON (AP) -- A ,pension revision bill covering ''some 30 million Americans iworkers was signed into law by ^President Ford on Labrr Day. fci .-Ford called the new law "a landmark measure that may fi- Â·Â·nally give the American worker 'solid protection in his pension plan." "I don't think I've had a hap' pier day," the President told a ".White House Rose Garden gathering of about 200 representatives of his Cabinet, Congress, 'business and labor. Â·" Ford inlerrupted his Tabor Day holiday with his family on 1'the'ir first visit to the presidential retreat at Camp David ', Md., to helicopter to the White 'Â· House for the signing. '.', Tlie new law affects some 'Â· 300,000 to 400,000 existing pri vale pension plans and thosi . that may be set up in the fu : ture. It's formal name: Ihe ;' Employe Retirement Incomi .' Security Act. For the first time, it sets gov ran Obituary MRS. DELLA HATHORN Springdale -- Mrs. Delia C. lathorn, 76, of Route 6, Springdale, died Sunday at a Fayette- 'ille hospital. Born May 5, 1898 n Madison County, the daugh- er of John T. and Sarah Hasty ;ook, she was a Baptist. She is survived'by six sons, ilyde of Ilealdton. Okla., Clifon of Huntsville, J. B. Hathorn of Kingston, Eugene of Â· Cave Springs and Everette and Gary, loth of Springdale; five daifgh- ers, Mrs. Nolan Cocherell of ipringdale, Mrs. Helton Bartlett of North Little Rock, Mrs. Earl Dclancy of Chow Chila, Calif., Mrs. Wilmer Jackson of Rolla, Mo. and Mrs. Luther Jones of Springfield, Mo.; two brothers, Preston Cook of Fort Gibson, Okla. and Joe Cook of Huntsville; three sisters, Mrs. Ella Maggard, Mrs. Marge . Doty, and Mrs. Madge Watson, all of Huntsville; : 38 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Funeral service was to be 2 pm. today at Sisco Funeral Chapel with burial in Wilson Cemetery. Lloyds Bank May Have Lost $78,2 Million Store ;CON*nNTOD FROM PAGE Oj!E) cngth blond hair, wearing T red plaid shirt and blue jeans, flic youth told police the man urned west, onto Â» side sueot. iboul one block soulh ol ttie S T \ v o olhcr witnesses, whom he robber bumped into on his vay oul of the store, confirmed lie description and direction of "Although Fayctleville, Springdale, and Washington County aulhorities assisted in searching the area, the man was not found. Hoyt said lie believes the man may have had a Â·-- parked around the corner. LONDON . (AP) -- International pressure for tighter controls on foreign exchange c, u o^io e" dealings by major banks will :-crnment standards for the fund-likely increase following the *-ing and operation of such plans, disclosure by L l o y d s Bank Â·'It also contains provisions of L o n d o n that it last 'which guarantee the employe : Call the pension benefits to 'Â·-which he is entitled after no rj'more than 15 years of service. 'Â·'.' Each company is required to 1 put enough money into its plan \so that it is fully funded and .'-Â·able to pay all pensions when -!the benefits come due. .'Â·Â· The bill aso creates a volun- ,'tary portability program under ./which an employe can carry "-pension rights from one job to .Â·another. currency transaclions in Switzerland, financial commenlators said today. Lloyds, one of Britain's b i g four clearing b a n k s , blamed the loss on the manager of its b r a n c h in Lu- much as $78.2 it million ELMER KERNS Elmer A. Kerns, 51, of Elsinore, Calif, died in a Fayetteville hospital Monday. Bon June 18, 1923 in Wyandotte Mich., the son of John and Mary Hartman Kerns, he was a member of Ihe Church o Christ and a film technician for the movie industry. He wa: visiting in the area -when hi became ill. He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Thelma Kerns, of the liome and one son, John, of West Covina, Calif. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Forest Lawn Cemetery at West Covina. Local arrangements were under the direction of Nelson's Funeral Home. Two Injured In Two-Car Smashup - ' Two persons were trealed and 'released at Washington Region- t-al Medical Center Monday Â· a f t e r n o o n following a two car Collision on North College Ave: nue at the south entrance to the K-Mart shopping center. - Fayelteville police identified 'the injured as Clinton Mayo. Â·Jr., 50, of Route 2, Springdale, the driver of one car, and Â·Jimmie Carole Mayo, 31. of gano, Switzerland, a n d his subordinate in charge of foreign currency dealings. The bank, which has no connection with the f a m e d insurance syndicate of the same name plus an apostrophe, said the loss did not threaten its solvency. It said tax offsets and insurance could reduce the loss to $44.4 million, only a fourth of the amount of the foreign currency debt that forced the collapse of the Herstatt Bank n West Germany in June and ess than the $52 million loss _n foreign currency :hat endangered the .; Route 2, Gentry, -in Mayo's car. a passenger Mayo told police that he was traveling north on College -Avenue when a car driven by Â·Maurice Thomas, 20, of Route .7, pulled out of the K-Mart parking lot in front of him. Thomas said that as he was ^leaving the parking lot, a .car :in the outside northbound land 'stopped for him to enter traffic "and that he did not see the before the 1:45 MRS. ADA HARRIS Huntsville -- Mrs. Ada Beatrice Harris, 73, of Hindsville, died Saturday in a Madison County hospital. Born Oct. 23, 1900 at Desoto, Mo., the daughter of Allen E. and Elizabeth A. Rehart Dorsey, she was a Catholic. Survivors include the hus- 3and, James D. Harris of the lome; one brother, William J. Dorsey of Kansas City, Mo., and one sister, Mrs. Leo W. Zahner of Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services were held today at Brashears Chapel in Huntsville with burial in Kansas City, Mo. Woman (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE port division. , Hurricane Carmen lost mucl of its force early today as i crossed the Yucatan peninsula and headed inlo the G u t o Mexico, but was expected to re gain strength as it moved ove open water. . Three dead were reported i The storm's broad and dis organized center was locate early today about 50 miles eas of Camueche at latitude 19. north and longitude 90.5 west and Hie center winds ha dropped to a minimal hurncan force of 75 m.p.h. Carmen was expected t move into the Bay of Campech dealings Franklin today, but forecasters at tt National Hurricane Center : Miami said it was loo early .1 predict what areas of Ian night be threatened once th storm reached open water. With top winds of 175 mile per hour as it hit Yucatan ast ," May o vehicle ."accident. '.Â·_ Thomas was cited by police for failure to yield Ihe rigbt-of- ,way and for not having a valid -driver's license. National Bank of New York. The Swiss Federal Banking Commission said it was investigating to determine whether criminality was involved. But foreign exchange dealers said mammoth speculative profits and losses have become common in the international money markets, partly because the markets have been allowed to operate with a- minimum of government control for the past 18 months dje to the abandonment of the fixed rates of exchange supported by government buying and the free floating of currencies within comparatively wide limits; "Much.of the time, the inler- national foreign exchanges operate like a vast gambling casino with none of the central bank authorities able to impose the-proper control over what MRS. OLA STAFFORD Rogers--Mrs. Ola Stafford, 91, Rogers, died Sunday at a coast Monday, Carme the strongest storm U.S.-EasI Germany To Sign Agreement WASHINGTON CAP) -- After one-month delay, the United tales and East Germany will rmally establish diplomatic Nations at a State Department iremony Wednesday morning. A delegation of East German plomats arrived here Monday ght and were to spend today eviewing technical documents ' at encompass the agreement, spokesman for the delegation emarked wryly that the "dates n the document will have to be hanged." Last month's scheduled sign- g' was postponed after the nited. States protested Easl ermariy's harassment of Wesl ermans travelling on the ac ess route to West Berlin. It has not been determinec 'hen Presient Ford will nomi ate a U.S. ambassador to Eas jermany. Speculation on the hoice for the post has centerec n John Sherman Cooper, a for ler Republican senator frorr Kentucky. come out of the western Cari bean since Hurricane Hattie 1961. But though Hattie kille 250 persons in Belize, the capi-' tal of what was then British Honduras, . the only casualties reported so far from Carmen were three persons drowned' last weekend near Kingston, Jamaica. Area Gives $8,045 To Muscular Dystrophy A total of $9,035 was donate by the Northwest Arkansa area to the Jerry Lewis Labo Day Telethon Against Muscula Dystrophy. Mrs. Coy Kaylor Jr., chai: man for the local drive, sal ast year's total was $6,000. A additional $209.89 was deposite in a fishbowl established for th drive. Members of St. Joseph Catholic Chui'Ch , manned th local pledge phones in Fayett ville. The 20-hour telethon finishe nationwide with pledges $16,129,213, an all lime recor far exceeding the $12.3 rhillio raised in 19Y3. ADVERTISEMENT - local 1883, hospital. Born June 22, in Burnett County, Tex., she was a member of the Methodist Church. S u r v i v o r s include three grandchildren. Funeral service was at 10 a.m. today with burial in Rogers. Cemelery, under the direction of Callison Funeral Elorne. Registration Deadline Sel The Environmental Protection Â· Agency today reminded the pro' ducers of pesticides for ::i n t r a s t a t e distribution that lOctpber 21 is the deadline for '^registering their production i plants with EPA, according to ?the amended Federal Insecti- i cide, Fungicide and Rodenticide lAct. I Intrastate producers affected 'oy this action include com- Jpanies involved in manufacturing, processing, preparing, Jpropagating, compounding, custom-blending and repackaging ^pesticides. t Application forms may be .obtained from the EPA regional toff ice at Dallas. Texas. is going on," one business commentator said. However, American, West German and Swiss banking aulhorities have recently been calling for more detailed accounting of foreign exchange dealings by banks operating in their countries. The Western central .bankers hold one of their regular meetings in Zurich.this weekend, and they are expected to discuss controls. Some central bankers have argued that a MRS. BERTHA PARSONS Rogers--Mrs. Bertha Parsons, 74, of Rogers,-died Sunday at a local hospital. Born Oct. 20, 1899, at Chicago, she was a Lutheran. Survivors include her husband., Edward Parsons of the home; -"ft daughter, Mrs. L a V e r g n e Moline, Palos Heights, 111.; a son, Edward, Wheaton, 111.; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Norwack, California and Mrs, Mabel Ford, Rogers; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 2 Minor Damages Reported In Apartment Fire Minor damage resulted from fire early this morning at 509 N. Olive Ave., when a couch sitting across a floor furnace caught fire in the garage apart- Now . . . 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WILLIAM GAMMON Siloam Springs--William H Sulfuric Acid Seen In Control Devices RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The director of a federal study on auto pollution says catalytic converters on many 1975 .cars will cause 1 a pollution problem of their own 'ay producing emissions of sulfuric acid. John Moran said in an interview Monday that studies have Gammon, 76, of Decatur, died this morning in the Gravette Medical Center. Born Aug. 10, 1898 in Decatur, he was a retired farmer and a Methodist. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Naneey Ellen Gammon of t h e home; three sons, Earl of Wichita, Kan., Melvin of Kansas City and Donald of Layton, Utah; three daughters, M r s . Lavina Wallace of Anaheim, Calif., Mrs. Norma Pierce of Indianapolis, Ind. and M r s . Billie Wilbanks of Decatur; 12 grandchildren a n d eight great-grandchildren. Arrangements will be announced by Wasson Funeral Home. Fayetteville firemen said the 3:30 fire started when, the floor furnace was activated during the overnight cold snap and the occupants failed to remove thi couch on the grating. The apartment suffered onl minor structural damage, bu the couch and a section of car pet were destroyed, firemen said. Fire Chief Charles McWborte: warned area residents tod a} saying "now that temperature have fallen enough to set of automatic thermostats, peopl should have their heating sys terns checked and remove any thing that might, block a 'hea vent, especially a floor furnac grate. It coulcl save someone' life." shown .ravel Money Stolen Mrs. Francis McClendon of ;802 S. Locust Ave. told Fayelte- .ville police that sometime Saturday someone took $2 and five old coins from her purse. She said the purse was kept in a bedroom. that the in each mile of converter-equipped cars give off .05 grams of sul- f uric acid in a fine mist from the exhaust systems. The converters will be standard equipment'on about 70 per cent of the new model ears to comply with federal rules limiting emission of carbon monoxide and other pollutant's. Moran said a $3.5 million Environmental Protection Agency study of auto emission problems has shown that cars with- klahoma Woman urt In Accident A 21-year-old. Oklahoma oman w a s sligthly I n j u r e d rly Tuesday afternoon in a to car accident at t h e inter- ction of College Avenue and oiling Hills Drive, when the ,r in which she was a pass- iger struck a second vehicle the rear. Injuries to Kalhy Taylor ol uskogee, Okla. were not rious enough to require emer- ency treatment. Fayetteville police said the ;:14 p.nv. accident occurec hen a car, driven by James Taylor, 24, of Muskogce ruck a car driven by Dclmer ohnson, 56, of 1229 Lewis Ave. hich had stopped for a traffic ght at the intersection. An undetermined arnoutit ofi merchandise, including cigarettes and gum. were reported itolcn in the burglary of the and S Grocery and Service olation, Hwy. 62 west, Sunday night or Monday morning. Paul Siscmore. owner of the store, told Fayetteville police TV Set Stolen A color television set was tolen Monday from the home f Mrs. Burnice Wilcox, Route Fayetteville. Theft Reported From Area Grocery Store Welder Stolen Randall Garrison of Route 4, W h e e l e r , told Washington County Sheriff's Department Monday that someone had stolen a Wards welder from the chicken house near his home. , Garrison said that the chicken house could not be observed from the road or his home. Mrs. Wilcox told the Washington County Sheriff's Department that the thief had gained entry by breaking the door jams on the rear door of the residence. The serial number of the sel is No. 231642049. ikilt and Jiedktttiott are Assured every ftwntf 9 we served CR BYwvTOTioM 0 NATIONAL SELECTED MORTICIANS MOORE'S CHAPEL JUND/Ul R06ESTS MO*TONCARNÂ» rly Monday afternoon that he iimd tho building, .had' b e e n. ilerpd sometime.. ,b.etvyeen 4 m. Sunday and 12:15. p.m. onday. Â· Â· . Â· Police said entry ^as gained Â· tearing loose, .n mesh, .wire p er a garage window at tha ear of the building. ' A f t e r itering the garage, police said, iO burglar removed a piece plywood from a window ading to the store area. f RE MOVING MEN, NOT MIRACLE MEN Expert care and handling of your household possÂ«silonsli everything you can rÂ«a*onÂ«bly expect from tha moving mtu. He can't put that old, familiar neighborhood In a crate... move the corner drug itore to your new home town... bring along Johnny's old unool or Mary's favorite halrdutier. Neither can your Welcom* Wagon Ho5iÂ«f*ork mlmcles. 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DeUrery Fir month by carrier , -- $3.25 Â·otf* copy dally 10c,' Sar.*'" ; 25e U.S. Mall to Wa*!n2ton, Benton, Madlscc Cooft* Vet, Art., Adair Co., Okla.: immrli. .. i -- 1G.OO out converters give off no sulfuric acid. The converters change carbon monoxide and other. hydrocarbons to water and harmless gases. But they apparently also :ause sulfur and water in gaso- ihe to combine with oxygen to produce sulfuric acid. "We got into this fix because those of us in the research community looked only at reducing the level of pollutants already, in exhaust fumes and did not look at the entire question and determine what side effects the catalytic converters might have," Moran said. He said the sulfuric acid emissions could develop into a lealth hazard in two years, af- 'ccting persons with existing respiratory ailments who live in areas having high vehicle density. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! Ciiy Bos section OnU1!9 it S month! Â· months 1 TEAR 30.M MOO 19.50 18. CO 34.M AIX. MAIL SCMCRTFTIOIVfl tautui n inv.t-vcr I! you cannot reach yonr TIMES carrier PHONE 4424242 Daily 5 to 8:30-p.m. Saturoay 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday 8 to 1:30 a.m. WILLIAM ROBERTS Rogers--William H a r o l d Roberts, 59, former mayor of Rogers, died of a heart attack Sunday afternoon at a local hospital. Born Aug. 6, 1915 at Phillips, Mb., the son of Earl and Mannie Duke Roberts, he was owner of the Rogers Land Company at the time of his death, former manager of the Carnation Milk Company, and mayor of Rogers from 1955 to I960. A veteran of the Marine Corps during World War II, he was past-president of the Rogers Board of Realtors and a Methodist. Survivors include Ihe widow Mrs. Loretta Sehnert Roberts of the home; one daughter Mrs. I.amar Kirk of Rogers; three sons, Stephen of Rogers, Larry of Mt. Vernon, Mo. and Bill of the home; one sister Mrs. Charles Winston of Mt. Vernon, one brother, Eldred ot Mt.' Vernon and six grandchildren. Funeral services were held today in Rogers under the direction of the Callison Funeral Home. Burial was in Mt. Vernon, Mo. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Rogers. MRS, MARY CARTER R o g e r s -- M r s . Mary K Carter, 84, Springdale, died Monday at a local hospital. She was horn Dec. 15, 1889, at Brunswick, Mo. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Agnes Glen of Coon Rapids, Iowa; two sons, Virgil and Harold, both of Springdale; two brothers, E. 0. Kuechler, of Kisler, Okla. and George Keuchler, of Huntsville; 23 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lower Camp Ground Church, wilh burial at the Lower Camp Ground Cemetery, tinder the direction of Callison Funeral Chapel, Rogers. . Heath's Yacht Sunk In Storm LONDON (AP) -- Hurricane winds battered the southern coasts of Britain for the second day today and sank former P r i m e Minister Edward Heath's $100,000 racing yacht Morning Cloud. Two o f . the yacht's seven crewmen were lost. Heath was not aboard. The Morning Cloud capsized and sank as the crew was sailing it down the English Channel toward Cowes, its home port In the Isle of Wight. The five survivors spent eight hours on a life raft in the raging seas before they were picked up. A helicopter later picked up the body of one of the missing men. It was Heath's second racing yacht named Morning Cloud' and its predecessor, which Heath sold to a businessman, also was wrecked by the storm Loday. The Dorset coast in southwest England was littered with crafl blown ashore, and hundreds ol trees and chimneys were blowi down Five oy the 80-mile pleasure boats winds were whili smashed at Plymouth , dozens of small boats were cap sized or dismasted in the Thames estuary in eastern England. A 46-year-old channel pile 1 was washed overboard and drowned Monday while going tc Ihe aid of an 11,500-ton ferry of Falnioulh, in southwest Fng land. 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