Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on September 23, 1974 · Page 3
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 23, 1974
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Hospital Wing Vacated For Nixon's Arrival LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -Former President Richard M. Nixon, .ailing with phlebitis, checks into a bright, new hospital wing today. Preserving the same secrecy which surrounded him in the White House, Nixon and his aides'declined to reveal his expected check-in:. time in advance.-A hospital' spokeswoman and nurses said the staff had no idea when he would arrive. According to the hospital schedule, Nixon was to go directly to his r o o m after check-in. There, hospital personnel will take blood samples and complete other diagnostic procedures. Hospital spokes men said it was likely, considering Nixon's symptoms, t h a t he would undergo intravenous treatment , w.ith: .anti-coagulant mums, were waiting for former president, sent to rlospital officials also would not say who is paying the bill. Get well cards, a few telegrams and bouquets of bright : all flowers, mostly chrysanlhc- the the hospital by well-wishers before his arrival. Miss Kranlz said the hospital switchboard had been busy with phone calls from both well wishers and a few pranksters. Miss KranU said Nixon apparently chose the 14-year-olc hospital because his physician, Dr. John ren, said there were no requests for Nixon to have a private nurse. Ni: west drugs. Such treatment thins Oldest Convict To Celebrate 991h Birthday COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP), Vcakcned by 48 years in jail incl nearly blind, the nation's ildest convicl will celebrate his Olh birthday on Tuesday from a bed in the Ohio Penitentiary icro. But John Weber, or "Dad" as he nurses call him, is still chipper even though this birthday may be his last. "The years haven't been at .hat bad," says Weber, who was born in Hungary. 'There was a time when ; wanted to be free again, but no more. I'm too old and too tired. And there's no place to go." blood and aids in keeping the blood clot in the patient's leg from flaking off and producing smaller clots which might move to other parts of the body. During such treatment, the Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Man., Sept. 23, 1974 · FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS · Weber was sentenced to prison for life in 1926 for the shooting death of his 18-month-old daughter. Testimony showed that Weber apparently shot the child accidenlly during an argument with his wife. S.M. Patterson, superintendent of the correctional medical center, said Weber has not had an outside visitor nor received mail in years. "He did have some relatives, but I guess he's all alone in the world now," Patterson said. Weber's regular bids for commutation and parole were turned .down until 1972 when Gov. John.J. Gilligan commuted his conviction to second degree murder, making him eligible for release. Agricultural Advisory By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Precipitation: None today, but a few sprinkles or light showers may occur over the northwest quarter of the stale tonight and on Tuesday. Amounts will be less than one- tenth inch. Drying Conditions: Good/to excellent today and good Tuesday. Relative humidity falling below 60 per cent by late morning to an afternoon low of 40 to 45 per cent, rising again to above 60 per cent during the evening. Similar conditions Tuesday although afternooa minimums may be a little higher. Dewpoints: Middle. 40s, rising into the upper 40s or low 50s on Tuesday. Weather Forecast Warm weather is forecast Monday for most of the nation. Cooler weather is expected for the northern and cen- tral Plains. Showers are forecast for Florida and showers or rain are lorccast from Tex- as and New Mexico to tne Upper Great Lakes. (AP Wire photo Map) Seventeen Organizations To Take Part In Health Fair Seventeen area health and medical organizations will participate in "Health Fair Days" Thursday and Friday at the Northwest Arkansas Plaza. The event will feature booths, d i s p l a y s , exhibitions a n d demonstrations ol health care services' in what is billed as a general health and medical educational exposition at t h e mall. Area schools plan to send science classes on field trips to the mall, a Health Fair Days spokesman said. Some of the events will include: --Emergency Medical Services . personnel with blood pressure testing, life saving equipment and a film of hospi tal activities at Washington Regional Medical Center. --A joint display by Springdale Memorial Hospital and the Springdale Fire Department on emergency equipment and procedures, including a film. --Blood pressure testing and a smoking education booth by Rogers Memorial Hospital and the Veterans Hospital. --A demonstration of speecii and hearing services from the Speech and Hearing Clinic at the University of Arkansas. --A representative from the Administration on hand to answer questions about Medicare and Social Security bene fits. --A booth by the Cooperative THE WEATHER Elsewhere Extension and Volunteer Action Committee on child immuniza- ion programs. --Other exhibits by Alpha Epsilon Delta, medical honor society at the University of Arcansas; The American Cancer Society: Arkansas Dept. of "lealth; Childbirth Education Assn.; Rehabilitation Service; :.a Leche League of Fayette- yille and Springdale; Women's "leallh Center, and Ozark Guidance Center. Health Fair Days will be open free to the public from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Maharaja Dies BANGALORE, India (AP) Jaya Chamaraja Wadiyar, one of the wealthiest and most colorful of India's former maharajas, died here today in one of his palaces. Doctors said the 55-year-old Sanskrit scholar, philosopher and art expert succumbed to bronchial pneumonia and cardiac failure. A commoner since Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's government abolished the princely class in 1971, Wadiyar was still cherished by his former" subjects as a maharaja. Thousands rushed to his palace here hoping to get a glimpse of his body before it was taken to his main palace at Mysore for cremation. Walter Brennan Dies Veteran actor Walter Brennan, who won three Academy Awards, died Saturday night in Oxnard, Calif., after a long halde with emphysema. He was 80. lirennan gained fame In recent -years for his role as (he crusty hut warm-hearted Grandpa Amos McCoy on (he television show "The Heal McCoys." (AP Wirephoto) (XPERT WATCH REPAIR . » I ' · / ^ -j^y..y w'wX' v S W I F T S 1 5'/47° 6 3 /4% 71/2% We hare · savings program ·nd interest rate to meet your needs. Fayetteville Savings Loan Association Ml N. East Avenue of the hospital 'opened only las features the mos modern equipment and cheerfu Inmates Escape PRESCOTT, Ark. (AP) - A intensive search was under wai patient must remain immobile Sunday night for two men wh sawed their way out of the Nevada County jail last week. A bloc of eiftht private rooms spokeswoman for the cnnn- at Long Beach Memorial Hospi- ly sheriff's office said of patients on Sunday capees were, but she declined Hospital spokeswoman Karen I being conducted. The escapees, Randy Johnson decided to use the rooms as a of Raymond, Wash., and Kelly and other patients on the sixth were being held on charges of armed robbery and the ex-president would be billed for all eight rooms, which each men got the saw. 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