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Nerthwait Arkansas TIMES, Tuei., Sept. 24, 1974 rAYETTJCVIlLI, ARKANSAS Hundreds Flock To Refugee Centers Alter Honduras Floods TOCOA, Honduras (AP) -The floodwalers from Â· Hurricane Fifi are subsiding and 'countless hundreds have left their refuges in trees and on ''rooftops in the Aguan valley of northeast Honduras. Now they are Hocking to refugee centers looking for food and clothing. Several hundred are sleeping on the classroom floors of a school in this small town in the heart of the valley. They have powdered milk for their babies and. a few local grapefruit that "survived the storm. But food and clothing have not arrived, and there are no blankets for the sleepers. "We are all dying of hunger," said Ophelia Perez, who escaped from Fifi's neck-high water with only the mud-splattered, ragged dress on her NEW YORK STOCKS Opening Prlcn Furnlititd by A. C. Edwinli ft Son Obituary ack. "When is help coming? Look at my son, he h a s no clothes. We have lost everything." Though the banana plan- [afions in the Aguan Valley and the neighboring Ulua Valley were extensively damaged, officials said casualties around Tocoa were very light. But the government late Monday night raised the official estimate of the total dead in northeast Honduras to between 7,500 a n d 8,000. Military officials in the devastated San Pedro Sula-Choloma area in the heart of the Ulua Valley estimate between 5.000 and 6.000 bodies h a v e been burned or buried. John Taylor of Boston, an executive of United Brands, one of the country's two major banana producers, .said the crop was almost completely destroyed. Others put the loss at about $500 million and s a i d it would take at least two years RALPH CANNON T1PTON. Calif. -- E a 1 P h Cunningham Cannon, 83, died Monday at his home in Tipton, Calif. Born March 26. 1891 at Mount Comfort, he was the son of William Cannon and Fairie Cunningham Cannon. He moved to Tipton in 1938 and was a member of the Tipton Baptist Church. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Viola Hall Cannon of the home; two brolhers, Garland R. Cannon of Lake Isabella, Calif. Â· A r k Best Corp ; Amer Tel Tel Â· Ark La Gas is'A I Baldwin G4i Â·Campbell Soup 24 I Central S W 12W Â·Chrysler 13% Del Monte 17 .Dillards 11 Â· Easco 8H A G Edwards 4 Emerson 24V4 Exxon 62 Ford 39% Frontier Air 4V4 Gen Growth 13 Gen Mtrs ...,.' 39V4 Gordon Jewelry 6 Intl Harv 19% I-T-E Imperial 12V J C Penney 47% Levi Strauss 17% Ling Temco 8% Marcor 17% Pan Am World Air 2V4 Phillips Petro 36% Pizza Corp 7% Pizza Hut t 14% Halston 33% Safeway 32% . Sears 58'/i Scott Paper Â·-- 11 Shakespeare 5'/a. Sou Pac 26% Texaco Tri State Mtrs 8'/z Union Carbide 38 United Air 26 Â· Victor - 5 Wai Mart 14'/4 Ark West Gas HVs-ll'/a Kearney Natl Â«S-5Yi Minute Man ..^ 1%-2'A Pioneer Foods 4%-4% H K Porter 32%-33Vi Std Regis 10%-11V4 Tyson Foods 6%-6% Yellow Frt 2114-22 Averages Inds down 9.15 Trans down .7i -Utils .64 Volume 3,400,000 Commodity Openings Dec corn 3.5! Â· Nov soybeans 7.91 'Â· Oct eggs 55.45 Feb pork bellies 62.91 Dec wheat 4.55 Soybeans improve As Other Stale Deteriorate to rebuild the plantations. Finance Minister Manuel Acosta Bonilla told a news conference in Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, the official timate of the damage done Fifi's rampage last Thursay night was $900 million, half e estimate given Sunday by ol. Ruben Villanueva, the hief relief officer in the San edro Sula Choloma area. The ilonel said later that while he sed the term dollars, he was dually speaking of Honduran mpiras, each worth 50 cents. President Oswaldo Lopez rellano announced that an mergency committee was eing set up to study the prpb- m of rehabilitation. Foreign Minister Cesa A. Batres said 11 hemispheric foreign minis- ers in New York for the United lations General Assembly Â·ould meet today to discuss the ^onduran disaster. Batres said Arab representa- ives at U.N. (headquarters) 'ould also meet to .determine Crops : LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Th -Isoybean crop in Arkansas con Hinued to improve last week :tmt the Arkansas Crop an : . Lives lock Reporting Servic .-said the condition oi othe r'crops deteriorated. -Â· The agency said tempera 'tures were too low and humic : ity too high for good develop ".merit and maturity of t-- 'Â·crops except soybeans. 'Â·Â· Here is a report on the statu ,of various crops in the state: COTTON -- Excessive ve Tgetative growth continued t Â·cause problems for the cotto ^producers. The top growth pre ^vented lower bolls from drying -causing considerable boll ro 'Adverse weather also retarde 'development of the later bolls 'Older cotton was maturing an 'defoliation began on som 'fields. Only a few bales wer picked last week. Prospects ar "not good with most of the cro Â·in fair condition. The cro ,'needs hot, dry weather to reac -maturity. " RICE -- Harvest was in prog :ress with good yields reporter Â·Cool, humid, overcast weathi 'jtras delaying maturity of lal Â·varieties. High humidity wa .also causing stem rot and le, spot. About 15 per cent of th 'crop was harvested statewide, Founded I860 212 N. East AT*. arellertlle, Art, 727M daily and Sunday eT January 1, Jsly 4. Thanksziving and Christmas. Eccond Class Postage Paid at yas'Etteville, Art. SfFMBEH ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Piess is entitled e: clusively to the use for republic*- tion of all local news printed In this newspaper ai well as ill AP news dispatcbes. ICBSCBIPTION RATES Et/ectiva October 1. 1313 Home Delivery Per month by carrier - -- .. -- . Single copy daily lOc. Bonday 25c r.8. Mill IB Washington, Benton, Madljoo Counties, Ark., Adalr Co., Okla.: 8 monUu ., 4 months 1 TBAR City Box Section ouij[d *bovÂ« coant^es: 5 months _. _ 6 months --_----TM 1 TEAK 18.50 16.00 . u.oo , 19.50 . 18.00 34.00 PAYABLE IN ADVANCE and Bryan J. Cannon of Grenada, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Julia Reed of Farmington and Mrs. Tom Lavender of Fayetteville and six grandchildren. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. MRS. BEATRICE M. BATES Mrs. Beatrice M. McDonalc Bales, 74, of Fullerton, Cal. died Sept. 15 in a Fullerton hos pital. She was a longtime Fay etteville resident. Born Dec. 21 1899 at Austin, Tex., she was the daughter of Angus ant Emma Moore McDonald. She is survived by her hus band, Ralph Bates of the home and two brothers, 'Angus Me Donald of Washington D.C. and Worden McDonald of Berkeley Funeral services and buria were held Sept. 18 at Fullerton Funerals Mrs. Gladys Gayler Center 2 p.m. Wednesday; Nelson'. Funeral Chapel; burial in Mt Gayler Cemetery. ow their governments could elp. ' Batres praised the emergen- y aid that has already arrived n Honduras but said more help s "indispensable for the recon- truction of the country." News Briefs Church Sued HOUSTON. Tex. (AP) -- The Devine Light Mission Inc., hurch of the Guru Maharaj Ji, las been sued by Astrodorne- Astrohall Stadium Corp. which ilaims the mission owes it $14,100 in unpaid rent. The corporation claims in the stale court suit filed Monday hat the church still owes that amount on a promissory note signed Nov. 15, 1973 when the .6-year-old guru and self-proclaimed "perfect master" used .he Astrodome for "Millenium 73," a religious festival which vas supposed to usher in a reign of peace on earth. The corporation also seeks in- :erest on the amount plus attorney fees. Joe Anctil, spokesman for the Denver-based mission, said the church has tried to pay the $14,500 by monthly installments of $3,000. He said the corporation returned a $3,000 check mailed in March. Greek Pilots Strike ATHENS (AP) -- Pilots demanding protection from prosecution in air crashes have struck Olympic Airways, vir- iually grounding the Greek national airline. Olympic, owned by multimillionaire Aristotle Onassis, has threatened lo lock out its pilots if they refuse to return to their jobs. About 80 per cent of Olympic's pilots have joined the walkout, which started Saturday, forcing cancellation ot 75 per Cent of the airline's foreign and domestic flights. Hundreds of passengers waiting for flights have been stranded at Athens' airport. Security Reduced KEY B1SCAYNE, Fla. (AP) -- The Coast Guard says It has reduced the security zone on Biscayne Bay in front of former President Richard M. Nixon's Key Biscayne compound by 75 per cent. A Coast Guard spokesman said Monday the Secret Service has requested .boaters still be kept out of an area 475 yards square in front of the compound. The restrictions previously closed the waters in an area l,000 yards to sea and 1,200 yards wide. The Coast Guard will continue to patrol the new restricted area. The area was first closed to boat traffic aflcr Nixon was elected in 1968, touching off complaints from fishermen who said the security zone cut them off from some of the best sea trout flats in Biscayne Bay. Legislation Approved WASHINGTON (AP) -House subcommittee has ap proved legislation that woul more than double federal fund available for the developmen of outdoor recreation areas an the preservation of histori sites. Under the bill reported out b the national parks subcom mittee, the Land and VVate Conservation B'und would be in creased by stages to $800 m j lion a year by fiscal year 1978 The 520 million a year author ized for the preservation of his toric sites would be raised t 5100 million over the sarr three-year period. In both cases, the m o n e would come from nearly $8 bi lion in estimated annual revc nues from the leasing of of shore oil -lands. A subcom rnittee consultant said Ihe dee sion to increase funding wa partly a result of the govern ment's stepped-up program : off-shore leasing triggered b last winter's energy crisis. HOMES FOR AMERICANS Both THIS FOUR-BEDROOM, 1WO-CAH-GARAGE HOUSE features a covered entry to protect the front door from inclement weather. The foyer has a guest closet and lavatory forconvenience of visitors Located on end wall of living room is an optional fireplace. Large kitchen next to the dining room will save steps for formal diners. The sunken family room has an exposed beam ceiling. The bedroom level is located high above the street noise. Master bedroom has its own private bath, walk-in closet and additional closet space for extra clothes and storage. Architect Herman York, 90-04161st St, Jamaica, N.Y. 11432, designed Plan HA844Y with a total of 2,429 square feet Anyone interested in.knowing the price of the blueprint most send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for a reply. (CONTINUED rnoM PAGE ONI) makes him "strongly Inclined" to run. Jackson was the most often named by all the chairmen -those who definitely thought he was the trontrunner and those who said there was no clear choice so far. The Washington senator was mentioned as possible candidate by 19 state chairmen. Mondale came in second, named as a potential lop contender by 18 of the slate chiefs, and Bentsen was third with 13 mentions. Others suggested as possible Democratic presidential candidates in 1976 were: Govs. Jimmy Carter of Georgia, George C. Wallace of Alabama, Heiniti Askew of Florida, John J. Gilligan of Ohio, Dale Bumpers ol Arkansas, Wendell R. Anderson of Minnesota and Edwin W. Edwards of Louisiana. Also mentioned were Sens Russell B. Long of Louisiana, Birch Bayh of Indiana, Roberl C. Byrd of West Virginia and Frank Church of Idaho; U.S Reps. Morris K. Udall of Ari zona and John C. Culver o Iowa; former North Carolina Gov. Terry Sanford and Boston Mayor Kevin White. Kennedy said Monday his de cision not to run was "firm, fi nal and unconditional." Reac tion to his announcement in eluded: President Ford shook hi head, said nothing and grinnet broadly when asked by a re porter for his reaction. Sen. Barry M. Goldwater. R Ariz., said Kennedy "just real ized he couldn't win, and no only that, that he couldn't eve: get the nomination." Chicago Mayor Richard J Daley, with tears in his eyes said he regretted the decisio Because Kennedy would hav been "a great candidate and c great president." Windows Broken Seventeen windows at the New Hope Church on Hwy. 303 vvere shot out with a gun some time during the past two weeks, Mrs. Robert C. Davis told the Washington County sheriff's office Monday. She said the church door was also vandalized by either poking or shooting a hole in it. Kittrell To Speak Charles Kittrell, senior vice president ot the Phillips Petroleum Company of Bartlesville, Okla., will speak at a meeting of Omicron Delta Epsilon, national honorary society in economics, Friday. He will speak at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the College of Business Administration. Dryer Catches Fire SPRINGDALE -- A clothe dryer caught fire Monda morning when an electrica wire shorted, firemen sai today. The fire was confine to the dryer owned by Fr'e Brandon. 1510 Circle Dr. Firemen moved the drye outside, preventing furthe smoke damage to the interio of the house. The fire cause about $250 damage. Â·Â·Â·Â·^^Â·Â·^^Â·Â·^^ MISSED YOUR PAPER WE'RE SORRY! H you cannot reach your TIMES carrier PHONE 44Z-6242 Dally 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturnay 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday 8 to 8:30 a.m. People Helping People Directors ef ml Funeral Service IJ Servlcesi CENTER, ClMlyt C, -- Wednesday. 2:00 p.m. Chapel ol Nelson's Â· Funeral Home. Rev. Floyd Parker ortlclatlng. Interment, Ml, Gaylor Cemetery. Fresh and Appealing Long button front gown in Antron III nylon, with delicate lace across the yoke and around the sleeves. In pink, blue, or yellow. Sizes P-S-M-L $12.00 Four Hurt In Head-On Crash On Bypass One person was admitted to ashlnglon Regional Medical cnler and three others treated nd released after a licad-on ollision on the Hwy. 71 bypass ;ar its intersection wilh Hwy. I Monday afternoon. Mrs. Sarah King, C8. of Route West Fork, was in fair condi- on. Her husband, Edward F. ing, 74, Thomas Ridley, 51, nd Jacqueline Ridley. 27, both " Kansas City, Mo. were Â·eatcd and released. Fayetteville police said the :03 p.m. accident occurred hen a car driven by Ridley rossed the center line and truck Hie car driven by King ear the southbound exit of the ypass. Ridley was charged with assing in a no passing zone. Clothing Stolen Dale Holland of 853 Highland ve., t o l d Fayetteville police Monday that about $70 worth f clothing and his checkbook vere taken from his car some- me Friday. A NEW MONSTER WASHINGTON (AP) -- "A. icw political monster Is loose in Ihc land . .. and if It hasn't attacked you. it will," says Rep. Otis G. Pike. "This is a document known as the computerized letter," said Pike, D-N.Y., referring to the apparently personal letters sent out to prospective voters over the names of political candidates. The letters are sent by computer but, Pike said, "happily" something will go wrong. Pike said he received one such letter from a Republican senator in New York addressed to him as "Otis Pik." , "I'm not going to mail him any money," said Pike, although he noted (hat the letter concluded: "Your contribution will not only he very helpful to my campaign -- it'll represent the Pik family's vote of confidence in my work in the U.S. Senate." 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