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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 4, 1974
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Winning Smiles . State Rep. George Busbce and his wife, Mary Beth, break out in broad smiles as early returns Indicates a substantial lead hy Busbee over I.I. Gov. Lester Maddux In Tuesday's Democratic primary runoff lor governor of Georgia. (AP Wirephoto) Pasta Is Becoming A Black Market Item In Its Homeland NAPLES, Italy (AP) -- Government indecision and hoarding by suppliers or housewives has turned pasta into a black market item in its homeland. Stores are runnig out of spaghetti, macaroni and other varieties of the national staple. "Naples is hungry -- a Neapolitan tragedy," s a i d the newspaper II Mattino. Wilh inflation soaring, the Italian government has kept pasta on its list of special items whose prices are controlled. Because producers claimed they were not making a reasonable profit and were threatened with bankruptcy, the local gov- ernmenl authorized a 45 per cent price hike, from 52 to 75 cents a pound. Irate mothers and labor leaders .protested, and the government ordered a rollback. But . there was much expectation that the lower prices would not hold, and pasla disappeared from Ihe stores and markets. Retailers were accused loarding and housewives o slocking up. "Pasla was Ihe only chea Ihing there was." said Mari de Biase, a widow." Now Ihe want lo cut that to pieces, too. Carrnela di Criscita says he husband, a construction work er, earns $5 a day and it a goes to buy pasta and bread fo their 13 children. The 2.5 million Neapolitan eat an average of 22 pounds o pasta a month, compared to fi pounds in the industrial norll ern city of Turin. The Neapol tans say the local poverty the city is one reason why the depend so heavily on pasta. State Fatalities By The Associated Press Traffic accidents took th lives of five persons in A Kansas during the Labor Da weekend. A traffic fatality occurre Tucson Mayor To Ask Stay Of Extradition TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Mayr Lewis Murphy planned to sk Arizona Gov. Jack Wilams today to slay his order xtrartiling Alvin Tyger fo Aransas to complete a prison erin. Murphy was acting on a reso- iilion adopted unanimously ucsciay by the city counci sking Arkansas Gov. Dale Bumpers lo grant the 26-year Id Tyger elemeney. But Murphy said Tyger's tea .opes rest with Williams as ong as he remains in Arizona Tyger, who escaped from the Cummins Prison Farm 'ears ago, has been living here incc. He married and has a 2 /ear-old daughter. He was serving a tolal of I 1 /ears for robbery and a con "urrent three-year term for an ither escape. Meanwhile Tyger's lawyer John Aboud Sr., said he had no 'cccived the extradition paper Tuesday. He predicted the ex radition process could taki vceks or months. "My firsl hope is that Gov Williams will set fit to with draw the extradition papers, Williams will see fit lo with About! said. "And we're alst working on Gov. Bumpers ti see what can be done." Bumpers said Tuesday tha would not discuss the cas until Ibe extradition process i complete. "We have a ironclad polic :hat we do not grant clemene except on recommendation c the parole hoard," Bumper said. "That's not to say I wil stick with that. It's not" wrillc in stone." Since Tyger was ordered las week to be returned lo hi home stale, an estimated 6,00 Arizonans have signed petition seeking clemency for Tyger. The petilion drive began her and Aboud said one has begu in Holbrook, Ariy... and anothe may start in Phoenix. "I'm a very compassiona 1 man," Bumpers said, "hilt don't want to give the impre: sion of leaning either way." : or Snake River Crowd Monday on U.S. W west of V Ionia. Slate Police had not r leased details on the accide this morning. Stale Police said James 1 Wilkerson of near Marion wa the fatal victim of a hit-and-ru driver Monday when he w; walking on the Interstate 4C and Interstate 55'interchange West Memphis. Northww* Arkonint TIMES, Wed., Sepl. 4. 1974 · 9 PAYITTIVILLC. ARKANIA1 Launch Day Minus 5 Is Party Time T W I N FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- ' he 200 toilets are in place, bul ic Sky-Cycle has yel to be ointed skyward and the Evcl nievel Museum is no more lan an unpainted frame in a eld of dust. It is five days before Eyel nieve] attempts to hurl him- elf over the Snake River Canon, r i n g . Richard and the curious are gath- Fredcrich, 23, and everyone in the area should wear hard-hals. Then by car to his favorite h a u n t in Twin Falls, the lounge of ths Blue Lakes Inn, where he buys the room a round to resounding applause. The lab for the drinks is $431.90, peanuts compared to the millions Knievel has already received for the Sept. 8 jump. Just to put more icing on motel to stage a bet with Riggs and within moments the party is 21-year-old wife, Jan. drove day and a half from Mascou- ah, III., and paid $25 each for he privilege of spending nights ictween now and Sunday in a ormer cow pasture. "We've got a $200 bet that he makes it," Frederich says. 'We've been planning to come ?ver since he said he'd jump he Grand Canyon a couple of 'ears ago." The 'he 1 on everyone's mind s a 34 year-old motorcycle sluntman from Bulte, Mont., vho has maneuvered himself nto the deal of his lifetime. Sfi m i l l i o n - p l u s to ride a needle- thin rocket over 1.400 feet of ipace. "Good luck Evcl" reads he sign at a gas station. Tape on the side of a trailer from Arizona says, "Break the nake." PUBLICITY GIMMICKS For Evel himself, Tuesday -Launch Day minus 6. was a round of publicity gimmicks: pictures at the canyon at the edge of town, cocktail lounge theatrics and, at one point, an explosion of anger. First a fast jet trip from Butte to Twin Falls in the company of tennis and golf hustler Bobby Ri-ggs. Then by helicopter to the 38-acre launch site, where Knievel examines the launch r a m p and declares that the cake, Knievel pauses in the -- $25,001) if the rabbit-faced gamester makes it from Las Vegas to Twin Falls on a liny motorcycle by 4:'.iO p.m. EOT, the tentative time of the j u m p . In the d i m l y lit lounge. Knie- vc! holds forth at a circular table. The mood is convivial until the object of all attention eiupls suddenly at a man with an endorsement scheme. The outburst is angry, but brief, resumes."This whole week is a party." says one associate. As Evel entertains, engineers at the launch site tinker with the X-2 Sky-Cycle under the late afternoon sun. At the wire fence encircling the blast-off area stand young people with heer and cameras, some of the 50,000 people expected to be on hand by Sunday. "It'll be a madhouse by then. iuL it'll he fun," declared Bad Brown, a motorcycle deal»r from Topcka, Kan. EVEREST JENNIN3V WHEELCHAIRS FOtOSTOlO" KENT/US I SAL« F»j««tvl!l« Draf .*1U Squire 44MMI Opposes Amnesty RECTOR, Ark. (AP) -- Ken Coon of Conway, Ihe Republi can nominee for governor, seni President Ford a telagram Monday, expressing his opposi tion to amnesty for draft eva ders. Coon said amnesty mean pardon and that there was ni such thing as conditional o: earned amnesty. Coon said the Q uestion involved was one o iscipline. "These draft evaders and dis senters broke the law, and we let them come back unpu nished, we have not helpec Uiem," Coon declared. "Wha we will have done is lo say 'Pick and choose what laws yoi want to break, and we will for give you.'' \IGS! 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