Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on September 5, 1974 · Page 3
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 5, 1974
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Farrier Finds Her Work Is Rewarding By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Robyn Tillman works with a forge, header, pritchel and four-pound hammer. She's a blacksmith. And, -the 20-year-old furrier says she's the slowest blacksmith she knows. "But I'm precise. I'm here to help the horse," she says. Miss Tillman, who lives on a 20-acre farm with her family near Forl Lauderdale, Fla., learned to shoe horses at the Martinsville School of Farriery To Gringo Park Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thurc., Sept. 5, 1974 · FAVITTCVILLI, ARKANSAS Guadalajara Draws Retirees GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) Its real name is Plaza in Virginia. "I worked in a department store for $1.60 an hour for awhile," she said. "But the job was inside with crummy hours. The management was going to give me an entire department to handle with a nickel raise. My father came to the store oiie day and told me I had a chance to go to the Martinsville School. "I gave a two-hour notice and the next way. day I was on my San Francisco, but to most Guadalajara residents it is known as "Gringo Park." It is a small, tree-lined Mexican square dominated by a Spanish colonial church called San Francisco Church. Hence its official name. But scores of elderly retired American citizens gather in the park almost every morning to "watch the world go by?' 'as one .of them put it. Hence its nickname. "Gringo 1 ' is the usual nickname given Americans in Mexi co. Guadalajara, a well-planned city of beautiful coloial build ngs, fountains and ultramodern structures, is 300 miles west o he Mexican capital. It has a population of 1.7 million. The elderly Americans In Sringo Park are part of the es ;imaled 15,000 retirees from the United States living in the Gua dalajara area, attracted by climate, cheaper cost o Her day begins at sun-up and sometimes-she works long into the night. Not only does she shoe horses, but she also boards them, teaches riding and performs in shows, all ol svhich can earn her as much as NAIL PULLER (AP Wirephoto) $700 a week. Miss Til man old when sh'e was got 10 years her first .. .Robyn Tilman, who claims to be the slowest blacksmith in the business, removes old nails jrom the ftoo/ o/ a horse the is shoeing horse. She now has two eeld- ings and four mares and plans to take them with her to Colorado, where she wants to move · some day. Wayne Newton To Star In New TV Entertainment Special LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Singer Wayne Newton said old television reruns showing him as a pudgy kid with a high voice almost ruined his career. Today, minus 96 pounds and with a deeper voice, Newton 32, is one of the hottest entertainers in Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe. He stars in a new TV entertainment special -- his first since 1069 -- to be aired Sept. 29. Universal Studios has asked mm to star in three TV movies, and he is considoring the offer But many people still picture him as the baby dumpling seen on the reruns. "Locked into any false Image is a tough cross to bear," he said during a recent visit from his home in Las Vegas. He also has a ranch in Logdandale; Nov. "I don't like to say that I've got a new image because that sounds like something contrived," he said. "What happened was I just grew up. I was a child before. The old shows -- like 'Lucy' -- almost ruined my career. People thought of me as that kid. "I did the 'Lucy' show 12 or 13 years ago, and it's been re living and the appeal of living in a foreign country close t home. - · · Many of the retirees live in suburban areas in homes rang ing in price from $50,001) ti $250,000. For them life is peaceful an good. But not for the American who gather daily in Gring Park. They are among the 70( or 1,001) retirees who live i cheap hotels rooms or apar ments in the downtown area o Guadalajara. Gabriel Romero, immigratio cparlmeht chief in Guadala- ara, said they do not constitute 1 burden tor the city because ven if their income is low it is M more than most of the poor Mexicans in the area can boast. The Gringo Park Americans ve on pensions, U.S. Social Se- urity payments and interest rom investments. Their month- income averages from $200 o $500 a month. Chuck Deare, president of the Guadalajara American Society, said his group organizes bingo games and provides guidance for these retirees. "We help them in every vvay we can," Deare, a retiree himself, said. Most of the "Gringo Park" Americans are retired railroad workers, miners, factory hands and teachers. They gather on benches at 9 a.m. and stay there gossiping and talking un- til- noon when' they leave, foi lunch. They r e t u r n ' again the next day at the same time. A retired train engineer (rom San Diego said he had investcc his life savings of $15,000 in Mexican government oonds which pay nine per cent inter est annually. He says he supplements a pension with the interest paic every two months. One American, from Chicago a 65-year-old retired miner, said he docs not want lo return to the United States. "I know I will kick off here," lie said. "And I have no desire to go back home because this it where I have found peace.". Little Rock Leads Little Rock has produced 65 high school football players who have earned varsity letters at the University of Arkansas. Fayetteville has had 53 Razorbacks and Fort Smith has produced 40 lettermen. MILLION DOLLAR ANTIQUE SHOW SALE Rex Shows Are Back! Today thru Saturday 10 a.m. till 9 p.m. Daily utf IWHHVIUE saw «i c o MXW Antique Dealers from all over the United States are present with Mall to Mall Antiques. 4201 H1GKWAY7I NORTH OTW* STOBE$ IM UHLE MXK fc PIN£ N.UFF Shop Gwdori'i Coail to Coj it huie/t cm/a/ loza So Near So Much run at least 16 times. It still comes back to haunt me, although at the time I did it I was grateful." At his peak, Newton weighed 265. His weight now stays between 170 and 174. He lowered his singing key though his advisers told him it would hurt his career. "It was killing me night after night to sing in high key, he said. "I was hoarse all the time." , , A year and a half ago he played a dramatic part on "Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law." He was cast as a philosophy professor accused of the mercy killing of his child. Newton said, "It was a great opportunity for me to play a man my own age." Newton said he wants to do more dramatic parts. As .for a weekly variety show, he said, "I'd consider it if I could^do it at leisure -- and in Vegas." On November 5, 1974 an ELECTION will be 'held for all seven positions on the CITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS Citizens who wish to run for one of these positions must, according to state taw, be thirty years of age; must have lived inside the city limits for at least thirty days prior to filing; and must be be a qualified voter. Prospective candidates who meet these requirements should pick up a Petition for Candidacy from the City Clerk during normal business hours and have it signed by at least fifty qualified electors. This petition should be returned to the City Clerk's Office during normal business hours between 8*00 a.m. on September 6 and 5:00 p.m. on September 26, 1974. Candidates who wish to run for a four-year Ward Representative term MUST run from'the ward they live in, as indicated on the map below. These positions are No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, corresponding to the number of the ward (thus, a candidate from Ward 3 who wishes to run for the 4-year ward represeen- tative position would file for Position No. 3). Candidates who wish to run for one of the of the three 2-year At-Large terms should file for either Positron No. 1, No. 6, or No. 7, whichever they choose. Candidates who follow these instructions will later be contacted by the City Attorney and advised reqarding the drawing of lots for ballot position, filing of a Code of Ethics statement, and other questions of specific interest. Satisfaction Guaranteed · Replacement or Money Refunded MA . ?£· -*? ..*, \ _ HOUSEWARES SALE Add the 'Country Look' to your kitchen Our exclusive 'GINGHAM GARDEN' cook and serve ware Make the jobs easier ...choose TM handy brushes -·--- 2 Low-priced selection. Kitchen brush dustpic-up; bowl, scrub, shoe, bath brushes; duster; husky scrub brush; dusting bursh. Sturdy, colorful plastic handles. 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