Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on September 25, 1974 · Page 3
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 25, 1974
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Weather Forecast Showers and rain are forecast Wednesday for the South- east and the uiiucr Great Lakts. Waran weather is fore- cast for most of the nation, (AP Wirepholo) Fire Destroys 300 Years Of Hillbilly Heritage Records CHICAGO (AP) -- Harlan Daniel tpent most of his 41 years gathering documentation of more than 300 years of his hillbilly heritage. But a fira police called arson has reduced to rubble the thousands of records, broadsides, first edition sand other materials jammed into his 2%-room apartment. "You should have seen it, you had to walk sideways in there," said Marsha Johnson, a music instructor at Loyola University. With her husband, students and friends, Mrs. Johnson is trying to salvage Daniel's materials. Working with them is Paul Banks, conservator at the Newberry Library and a specialist in preservation of water-damaged doouments. Daniel, Crom Stone County, Ark. -- "It's so far back in the hills a crow would have to carry a map" -- is recognized as an authority on hillbilly culture. He's worked with the University of Illinois and. UCLA in researching and footnoting hillbilly and cowboy publications and recordings. Most of his life has been spent gathering cultural materials to counteract the stereotype of the hillbilly as uncultured. ABOUT 75 PER CENT "I won't know until we finish sifting the ashes, tout I'd guess about 75 per cent of it is destroyed," said. Daniel, a computer programmer. "Some ol the broadsides ware Xeros copies; I'm hoping some will come through. The originals were just loo flimsy." · In addition to 15,0110 discs dat ing to the first days of record ing, Daniel's collection includec Board Seeks Higher Mail Rates WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Transportation Department, cil ing the financial plight of the nation's two largest inter national airlines, has urged the Civil Acromtulics Board to quickly adopt higher rates lor m a i l carried by U.S. inter national airlines. Undersecretary John Barn u m , in a letter to CAB Chair man Robert Timm, said, the present international mail rate: have been basically unchangec since 1968 and .do not relied thi substantial increases in fne costs brought on by the fue shortage. Minchew Nominated WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tin Senate Finance Commiltee ha approved the nomination o Daniel Minchew lo the U.S Tariff Commission. Minchew, administrative as sislanl to Sen. Herman Ta madge, D-Ga.. has been norm nated to f i l l the remainder o the term of J. Banks Young o Alexandria, Va.. who resigned. 5 3 /4% 6Yi% 6 3 /4% 7Vi% We hnvo a savings program and Interest rate to meet your needs. Fayetteville Savings Loan Association SOI N. East Avenue complete set of the London ilerary Gazette from 1814 to i32 and "an ungodly lot of teet music." On of Daniel's prize collec- ons included hymnals dating o 1C72, "probably one of the arger collections in the county," and extremely rare haped-nole hymnbooks, in ,'hich a note's shape denoted itch. On Sept. 12, a fire erupted in hvee areas of the aging apart- nenl building, including Danel's wing. What little was left vas watcdlogged. Ealy Monday, a seconc !aze broke out in the building, ^olice later arrested a 17-year- Id escaped mental patient anc :harged him with arson after vitnesses reported seeing him carrying a gasoline can from he building. Hunza Officially Becomes Part Of Pakistan RAWALPINDI, P a k i s t a n (AP) -- The tiny landlocke mountain kingdom of Hunzj which claims to be the origin; Sliangri La, has lost its la: vestige of independence and b come part of Pakistan. Prime Minister ZuKikar A Bhutto of Pakistan announce the merger during a tour tribal areas along the Pakista China border. Pakistan "is one and cann afford to have slates within state," Bhutto said. "It beloni to the peasants and the war ers, not to nawabs and mi (princes and kings). We ha no enmity for any individna but we have to end the ret tionary system and run tl country according to our ma date." HE WEATHER Elsewhere y THE ASSOCIATED PlU Wednesday Hi Lo Prc Ollk Ibany Ibu'que marillo nchorage sheville llanla irmingham ismarck oise oston rownsville uffalo harleslon harlolte hicago leveland enver )es Monies 'clroit ululb 'airbanks 'ort Worlh Teen Bay :elena tonoluju Louston nd'apolis aeks'ville uneau Cansas City Vegas .ittle Rock ,os Angeles lOuisville Ylarquette Temphis tliami Milwaukee Mpls-St. P. Orleans York Okla. City )maha )rlando Philad'phia 'hoenix 'iltsburgh "Hand Ore. ''Hand Me. lapid City leno Richmond 57 35 73 51 51 50 50 48 55 45 63 51 67 56 74 34 84 oil 54 44 87 75 61 51 68 51 56 48 70 53 63 49 76 41 74 47 B4 51 fi2 35 59 48 68 60 63 43 75 28 90 77 80 77 f7 48 75 05 55 49 64 48 97 70 68 53 78 66 66 52 65 44 68 55 88 77 69 50 73 42 81 75 «1 49 56 52 74 41 83 75 61 45 94 73 63 46 06 53 54 34 75 44 83 45 64 44 .. cdy .. cdy .31 cdy .12 cdy .. cdy .. cdy .07 cdy .. clr .. clr .. cdy .01 cdy .. rn cdy .. cdj .. clr .. cd .. cl .. cl: .. cd' .16 cl .09 cd; .. rn .09 cds .. cl .. cl .01 n .. cd .16 cd- .38 rn .. cd .. cd .80 rn .. cd .. cd .45 cd .32 r .01 cl .. cl .. r .. cl l . l R c d .. cl .39 r .. cd cl .. cd .. c .. cd .. c .. cd .. cc Bumpers Plans Springfield Trip LITTLF, HOCK (AP) -- Go- Dale Bumpers said today 1 would travel to Springfield, Mo Saturday and speak on beha of Richard 1,. Franks, Dem cratic candidate for Congre from Missouri's 7th District. Bumpers will arrive at tl Springfield airport about 5: p.m. and will hold a news co ference about 6 p.m. He then will attend a rece tion at 6:30 p.m. and speak the 8 p.m. dinner. Bumpers became the Dem cratic nominee for the U. Senate after taking 65 per ce of the vote in the May prima against incumbent Sen. J. 1 Fulbright, D-Ark., chairman the Senate Foreign Relalio Committee. Northwetf Arkansas TIMES, W«d., Sept. 25. 1974 · J rAYETTIVILLI, ARKANSAl Billets Bound Military deserters with escorts leave an orientation session and return to their barracks Tuesday afternoon at Hie Camp Allerhury National Amnesty Center in Indiana. More t h a n 200 deserters from (lie Army, N a v y and Marines are being processed as part of President Ford's conditional amnesty program. (AP Wire- jihoto) Siloam Springs Child Strangled By Barn Ropes Lance Leigh Wacasey, 11, of Siloam Springs was dead on arrival at the Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital Monday vening after he was found strangled by ropes in the family barn. Benton County Sheriff James Pearson said the youth was discovered in a barn at his home at 1605 S. Mt. Olive Street, Siloam Springs, about 6 p.m. Monday. Pearson said the child apparently became entangled in ropes with which he was playing. The Incident was ruled accidental by Deputy Coroner Jim Bounds of Bentonville. Lance was born Oct. 27, 19G2, the son of Murray and Doris Powell Wacasey. Survivors in addition to the parents of the home are one brother, Fallon Glenn of the home; three sisters, Bierdie Daughn, Cuiann Greer and Kim Lajuan .of the home; the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Wacasey of Lubbock, Tex-, and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Powell of Celeste, Tex. 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