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INStDE- For women 3 Editorial 4 Ctuircli directory 5 Sports i fj-7 Comics 8 Classified 9-11 Amusements 12 115th YEAR--NUMBER 85 Jlortfjtoegt The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEV1UE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1974 LOCAL FORECAST- Parlly cloudy and ml!d tonight and Sunday with a low tonight near 60. Sunday's high should be near 80. Low last night 49. Sunset today 7i3«l sunrise Sunday 6:53. Weather map on page §. PAGES-TEN CENTS Big Steeple Airlift Still On Sckedule The Great Helicopter Steeple Lift is still on, barring problems with the weather. Washington County officials said today plans to airlift a new steeple to the Courthouse tower early Sunday morning are still on schedule after this morn- Ing's arrival of an Army crane-helicopter from Ft. Sill, Okla,, at the Springdale Airport. The Army team, under command of Maj. Jimmie Ford, was to lift the steeple from its building site at Walker Brothers Machine Shop in Springdale this afternoon, fly it to the Springdale Airport and leave it there until Sunday morning. The schedule calls for the 'copter to lift the steeple from the airport and fly it to the Courthouse sometime between 7 and 8 a.m. Sunday, where it will be set in place. Officials said, however, that the plan could be held up if a heavy fog develops overnight. Fog could hold up activities until later in the morning. The Courthouse will be cordoned off by at least a block distance Sunday morning to prevent possible injury, County Judge Vol Lester said. New Orleans Awaiting Full Force Of Hurricane Guerrillas Declare 'War' On Peronists BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The left-wing Monto- nero guerrillas have declared open war on the government of President Isabel Peron, promising arson, assassinations, sabotage and bombings. Mario Firmenich, the 26-year- old leader of the guerrillas, told a clandestine news conference Friday that the terrorist campaign had already begun with the murder of two policemen, the blowing up of a French owned auto salesroom, the kid- naping of a steel-mill executive and a raid on a police station. As Firmenich spoke, the Montonero "War communique No.l" was also read to newsmen in other Argentine cities. The statement was also signed by the main Peronist youth organization and its adjuncts. The leftists accused Mrs. Peron, widow of former President Juan D. Peron. of right- wing sympathies and of "harboring imperialism and the oligarchy." WAR PLEDGED The guerrillas -- the armed vanguard of the Icfist Peronist Youth Movement, which claimi 250,000 members -- pledged a "popular war" until the government ends "all forms of rcpres sion." They called upon Mrs. Peron to free political prisoners; restore freedom of expression; lift bans on reforms, on mass demonstrations and on the na tional labor movement; am abolish Pcron's "social pact' system of wage and price con trols. At Buenos Aires University, i student assembly chanted Mon tonero slogan's as the announce ment was read. Striking auto newspaper and steel-mill work ers sat in at the session. And in Mendoa, 660 miles west o here, a Montonero leader de clared "our policy is now bul lets and bombs." Charge Denied Denny Allen Patrick of Fay elleville pleaded not guilty Fri day in Washington C i r c u i t Court to a charge of grand lar ccny. The charge stemmed from an Aug. 22, 1974 incident in whicl Patrick allegedly stole wire valued at more than $35 from Farm Service Coop of Fayette ville. Trial for Patrick, release' from jail on a $2,500 bond, ha not as of yet been scheduled. The guerrillas had actively articipated in the drive thai rought Peron back to power ast year after an 18-year exile. \fer Peron's return, the Mon- onero leaders proclaimed their bandonment of violence and leir return to legitimate politi- al activity. But friction rapidly developed etween vings of the the left. and right Rival Cypriof Heads Agree To Exchange Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders have agreed to exchange military and civilian risoners and lists of thousands of refuges in the first Cyprus accord signed since the Geneva talks broke down last month. The agreement came on Friday as Glafcos Clerides, the Greek Cypriot president ol Cyprus, and Rauf Denktash, the Turkish Cypriot leader, met in tlie war-torn Ledra Palace Hotel near the dividing line he Iween the Greek and Turkish Cypviot communities of Ni cosia. In Ankara, meanwhile, Tu'r kish Prime Minister Biilen Ecevit warned that further de lays in negotiating a polilica solution for Cyprus could leave the island permanently divided "Life on the island canno wait indefinitely nist. movement, aid the guerrillas wide-ranging Per- o return ponse to ice and underground 'aggressions para-police Firmenich had decided po- groups gainst the people's forces." Rail Pension Law Studied administration'. Associated Pres Con- sur- WASHINGTON AP) -- [fessional controversy 'ounds a multimillion dollar 'cature of legislation intended to switch the nation's railroad pension system off the bankruptcy track. If cleared by the House Rules committee, the bill to revamp lie financially troubled system and to laj) federal revenue at an anual $285-million level through the year 200 could reach the House next week. The House Commerce Com-, mittee claims the long-range impact of the bill, which it has approved, will be deflationary. But the panel's senior Republican, Rep. Samuel L. Devine of Ohio, was joined by three GOP colleagues in attacking the panel's proposal for financing it. and adminis tration in both zones woult have to take shape and be con solidalcd so that eventual!; there woud be no room left fo a federal roof to join these twi autonomous Ecevit told correspondent Nick Ludington in an interview. Ecevit accused Greece o stalling in resuming the peao talks because he said the; "may have in mind the annexa lion of the remaining part o Cyprus to Greece." TALKS BLOCKED The Greek government a n Clerides have repeatedly vowe they will not r e s u m e dib cussions on the future Cyprus until the Turks will draw from some occupied terr tory on the island. Turkey has proposed dividin Cyprus into two federatel cai tons, one governed by Turkis Cypriots and Ihe olher b Greek Cypriots. T h e Ankar government has adamantly op posed any attempt by Grece t annex any part of the island. The meeting between Cie rides and Denktash behind the blown-out windows of the Lcdra Palace -- now a barracks for Canadian United Nations troops -- was a resumption of weekly talks the two leaders have agreed to hold. The talks had been suspended four days ago. The agreement on Friday called for the exchange of an estimated 4,500 prisoners Committee 0. Staggers, Chairman Harley D-W. Va., in the Pace Of Demolition Stepped Up The building that long housed Brown's Seed Store at 112 W. Center St., is halfway to t h e ground as wreckers working under an Urban Rcewal contract clear the area for new construction. Building at right, which housed attorneys for 100 years, awaits demolition. First Federal Savings . will erect a new building on the site. (TIMESpholo hy Ken Goad) Ford Sees Inflation Control WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Ford, indicating anew that he expects no quick cure, has pledged to bring inflation under control before the na- tion's 200th birthday on July 4, 1976. Addressing a ' d i n n e r Friday night ending a symbolic reconvening of the First Conti- Trench Connection' Plans Heroin Market Comeback civilian detainees and thousands of persons majority report urging passage of the bill, said the measure "provides for a complete restructuring of tile Railroad Retirement Act of 1937, and will place it on a sound financial basis." Devine argued, however, that of various alternatives for financing a phase out of the so' called dual benefits under which certain people qualify for both railroad retirement and Social Security, the committee "finally decided upon the worst answer of all-- funding the phase-out from general revenues" of the government. lists of missing behind battle lines on both sides. No dale for Ihe release was given. Extended Outlook LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The extended Arkansas weather outlook calls for scattered showers and a few thundershowers in the southeast Monday. However, the National Weather Service said the rain should move out of the stale to the east on Tuesday with temperatures gradually warming. Lows should be in the 60s with highs in the 80s. PARIS (AP) - The French jonneclion, 'which for 'a time seemed to vanish from-the list of plagucs-6n-America, may be reassembling for another crack at the U.S. heroin market. Turkey's lifting of its three- year-old ban on the production of opium poppies, the raw ma- :erial traditionally transformed in the south of France into heroin, has created signs that some of the fine old hands of narcotics chemistry are trying .0 revitalize their trade. "We are betting that a lot of thai Turkish morphine base is going to g e t through," said Paul Knight, Paris-based European director for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Adminis tration. "We. have every in dicalion that the bad guys are betting exactly the same way." Knight said the drug producers appear to have little interest in returning to their labs in the suburbs of Marseille, but arc searching elsewhere. "There are signs thai some of the people have already op ted for Corsica as a new base of ODcralions," Knight said "We know the drug people considered working from Spain, elgium or Germany, and that lese points have apparently een rejected. We're watching lem -- and we assume they're 'atching us."The so-called French Con- lection began to peter out in 972, the year after the narcot- cs agent vs. pusher film of the ame name appeared ' in the Jnited Slates. : : FLOW HALTED The flow was squelched irough a combination of fac- ors, including the Turkish pop- y ban and a major French po ice effort thai followed years f American goading and s t r a i n e d relations between aris and Washington. Amnesty Review Board Planned WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Ford says he will eslab- ish a national review board to consider amnesty for Vietnam- era draft dodgers and deserters. The board, patterned after one created by President Harry S. Truman after World War II, is one of "10 to 15 points" which an aide s!iid will be included in an amnesty plan Ford will announce on Tuesday. The President personally confirmed his intention to set up the review board in talking with newsmen on Friday night aboard his jetliner while returning from Philadelphia, where he had addressed a dinner marking the 200th anniversary of the First Continental Congress. He said he had not decided RETURNING TO WASHINGTON ... President tells reporters oj review board plans during flight on Air Force One who would be chairman of the panel, which an aide said would have three lo seven members. White House Press Secretary Jerald F. terllorst said the review board would be composed basically of nnngovernmcnl members. He said it would not nclude military representa .ives. He said the panel would dea with amnesty cases both indi virtually and by categories -such as miitary deserters young men who left the country o avoid Ihe draft or individuals who refused induction and un derwcnt federal prosecution. The President personally wil set the broad guidelines for the board to follow as it takes up what terHorsl described as tin "knotty cases." Ford disclosed last month that he favors leniency and system of "earned re-entry' for Vietnam war resisters Since then, he has receive; suggestions from Defense' Sec retary James R. Schlcsinge and Ally. Gen. William B Saxbe on how to implement ai amnesty plan. Aides said that the plan no-, is taking f i n a l shape. Ford to! reporters he would disclose il details on Tuesday. RAINS MAY HIT STATE By The Associated Press Arkansas weather should be cloudy with a chance of rain through Sunday. The extended outlook call for scattered showers and f e w thundershowcrs o n Monday. However, the Na tional 'Weather Service says the rain should leave the state on Tuesday and a gradua" warming trend should begin, with highs in the 80s. Lows should be in t h e 60s The high pressure area over Arkansas currently is weak ening. The weather servici said that one reason for lh' weakening is Hurricane Car men. The currenl pressuri pattern indicates that Carmen should take a northeaslely shift when it reaches souteas Louisiana. This would track the storm through Mississippi 'and nor them Alabama which should be far enough cast of Arkan sas to minimize the rain sit uation in the state. Dense fog developed aroun Arkansas this morning. Hays Appointed Gov. Dale Bumpers announc cd today that he has appointed Dr. Jim B. Hays of Fayeltevill to the Arkansas State Board c Dental Examiners for a term to expire Sept. 1, 1979. Hay will replace Dr. James H. Mas on of Fort Smith, whose term expired. ental Congress in Phila- elphia, Ford said of his still volving economic policy, "We lay seem to move cautiously nd loo deliberately." Bul he said no one should un- Testimate America's ability battle "the tyranny of ouhle-digit inflation," which e described as-"our common nemy in 1974." Ford did not spell out what olicies he will adopt in his uti-inflation program, but he old the 1,500 diners in a yellow nd white striped lent -set up ehind Independence Hall; "We are going after, one and 1, Democrats, Republicans nd independents, the public nemy of inflation in 1974 and ·e will lick him before July 4, 976." Earlier on Friday, two of the dministratipn's top economic fficials indicaled slrong reser- alions aboul a proposal for oosening up slightly on Ihe ederal Reserve Board's tight tioney policy. The proposal had wen backed by m o s t econo- ists taking part in a session vith Ford on Thursday. Alan Greenspan, chairman of ie President's Council of Eco- omic Advisers, said a loosen-- ng of the money supply now vould only produce "a short- crm sense of well-being." RESTRAINT FAVORED And in a Dallas s p e e c h , 'rasury Secretary William E. imon contended t h a t "fiscal nd monelary restraint must be xercised patiently and cpn- istently for a sustained period f time." He said the only al ernative to light money is vage-price controls. Meanwhile, the Labor De- lartment announced that unem- iloyment during August edged up to 5.4 per cent of the work orce. Joblessnes has risen by me-tenth of a per cent in each if Ihe past two months. In Philadelphia, Ford nolec hat at the session of the Conti lental Congress 200 year lo he day before he spoke, "the colonial delegates wrestled with their common problems of sk, rocketing prices,'shrinking pu c h a s i n g power, shortage loarding and financial specul No Arrests In Slaying ROGERS -- The B e n I o n County sheriff's office said to day no arrests have been made n the Thursday shotgun slaying of a Rogers man in rural Ben :on County. A spokesman for the sheriff's department said John Davic Walker, 31, of Rogers, was kill ed whe nhe was shot in I h chest at a residence at Coddlin Corners on Hwy. 62. Walker was shot with a 12 gauge shotgun at the home his divorced wife, police said The shooting took place at a bout 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Walk cr was pronounced dead on ar rival at a Rogers hospital. The spokesman said the kil ing has been ruled a homicide, Saxbe Asks Lottery Law WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alt en. William B. Saxbe h sked Congress for speedy a on on legislation to save sta tteries from federal pros ution under a century-old sta e. On Friday, Saxbe told off ials of 13 slates operating lo cries that he will seek cou rders halting them if Congre; as not provided the necessai Jgislation in 90 days. There was no immediate r ponse from House and Sena iaders but there could be pro cms in meeting Saxbe's dea ne. Congress still has a heav Dgislalivc load, has lo acl kelson A. Rockefeller's nom ation as vice president, ai ill noed time off for menibe o "campaign for re-election. Winds Reach 160 M.P.H. In Gusts NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) -- urricahe Carmen, packing istained winds of up to 130 lies an hour and gusts up to iO m.p.h., grew stronger today s it apparently headed for ew Orleans and Grand Isle, a. - · Forecasters called the storm extremely dangerous" and ave it a rating of 3 on a hurri- ane strength scale that ranges rom a low of 1 to a high of 5. hey said Carmen was ex- ectcd to strike t h e coast by unset. As it churned toward shore, orecasters extended a hurri- ane warning westward to in- lude all of the coast between vlobile, Ala., and Morgan City, "The extension of the warn- ng is a reflection of our think- ng that the storm will continue o head due north and not veer astward," said forecaster Giford Ely, A 9 a.m. advisory from the National Weather Service 16- ated Carmen's center at lati- udc 27.1 north, longitude 90.4 vest, or about 200 miles south if New Orleans. WATCH LIFTED The advisory also lifted lh« lurricane watch east of Pan- ma City, Fla. A hurricane vatch is notice that residents should be alert about the.hurri- cane's mcvement. A warning gives the area where the hurricane is expected to hit. Louisiana State Police advised residents in low-lying areas south of New Orleans to move quickly to higher ground. "Anything that's on' the road after noon is going to foe blown off," warned state Police Lt. Raul Esquivea. Evacuation of residents also was reported along the Mississippi coast where Camille, the nation's worst hurricane on record, hit five years ago. Emergency shelters were set up as far away as Vicksburg and Jackson. "There is little doubt the Red Cross chapters and other agencies and organizations are much more in a position of readiness than 'before Camille," Red Cross officials said. Carmen was moving north at 12 In 15 m.p.h.. and was expected to maintain that speed and direction d u r i n g - t h e day, forecasters said. They said Carmen was likely to increase in size and strength. Forecasters said gale winds 'are occurring just off shore, and will begin in most of the warning area along the coast by or before noon today, with hurricane conditions beginning this afternoon and spreading inland tonight,- several h o u r s ahead of the center." The service said tides of 10 to 12 feet were expected over a small a r e a where the center crosses the coast, and five to 10 feet elsewhere in the warning area. iinuiiiinH^^ NEWS BRIEFS Suspect Charged David Frank Mitchell, 20, 1710 Store St., was arrested by Fayetteville police Friday for as sanlt with a deadly weapon. Mitchell allegedly fired two 30-06 bullets Sept. 1 into a van driven by Frank H. Duganitz, 23, 103 S. Duncan Ave., as it Lewis and Stone approached "It reels. A passenger in the van, Glenn logers, 15, 548 Eastern Avf. ; vas wounded in the hip by one of the bullets. He was released .wo days later in good condition 'rom Washington Regional Medical Center. Two Injured Cynthia Kay Campbell. 20, and Bruce Foster, 22, both of Fayetlevile, suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon in a two-car accident at the intersection of Storer Avenue and Cleveland Street, Both were treated and released at Washington Regional Medical Center.. Police said Foster was a passenger in the car driven by Jon R. Jefferson, 24. of Fayetteville, when it was in collision with one driven by Miss Campbell. Plea Entered Donald Harrison of Fayetteville entered a plea of not guilty in Washington Circuit C o u rfr Friday on a charge of maiming. Harrison allegedly bit of th.» ear of Willard Mhoon, Fayetteville, Sept. 2, 1974 He was released from Washington County Jail on a $2,500 bond. Trial is tentatively set for Nov. .2. Burglary Reported A break-in and a theft of stereo equipment, valued at $275, was reported Friday to Fayetteville police by David Nicholson and Brian Foster, 815 'W; Berry St., Fayetteville. The men told police that someone had pryed a screen from a window and entered through the rear of the house. A rear d o o r had been left standing open, .they said. Not Guilty Plea Edward Eugene Worminglon. 23, of Seligman, Mo., entered a plea of not guilty Friday in Washington Circuit Court to a charge of illegal delivery of a controlled substance. Wormington was arrested oy Springdale p o l i c e Thursday when he was allegedly observed in the sale of amphetamines.

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