Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 11, 1974 · Page 2
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Friday, October 11, 1974
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· Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Friday, Oct. 11, 1974 FAVETTIVII.LI, ARKANSAS National AAA President Visits Boh Taylor of Oftumwa, Iowa, right, national president nf the Antique Airplane Association, and Bob Younkin, presi- itlcnt of the association's Ozarks Aircraftcrs Chapter, pause to watch another airplane during Taylor's visit to Fayetteville Thursday. The plane is a North American AT-6 built in 1940 and owned by Younkin. Taylor, shown at Razorback Field, Thursday night presented a national charier to the Ozarks Alr- craflers during a banquet at the Fayetteville Holiday Inn. (TIMESphoto by Ken Good) Obituary ERNEST A. COMBS Ernest A. Combs, 58, of West Pork, . died Thursday at a Fayetteville hospital. Born May 1, 1916. at Harper, Kan., he was the son of Tom and Mattie Stuffelbean Combs. Survivors include his widow, Mrs, Barbara Nutt Combs of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Linnie Hensley and Mrs. Earnestine Carter, both of West Fork, and Mrs. Georgia Baker of Delaney,; a son, Alvin of West Fork; three sisters, Mrs. Josie German and Mrs. Donna Stephens, both of Fayetteville, and Mrs. Ina Long of Arizona; three brothers, Virgil of Springdale, Elbert of Wesley, and Raymond of Delaney; and five grandchildren. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. today at Walnut Grove Cemetery under the direction of Watson Mortuary. CARTER PLEMONS Carter M. Plemons, 80, of Farminfgton died today .in a local hospital. He was born July 1, 1894 in Georgia. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Minnie Davis Plemons of the home; one son, Dillard A. of Tulsa, Okla.; -one step-daughter, Mrs. Charla L. Hinds of Tracy, Calif.; one step-son, Cecil Stone of Smith River, Calif:; one brother, Allie of Claremore, Okla; two sisters, Mrs. Maude Hodges and Mrs. Elizabeth Chockley, both of Tulsa, Okla.; three grandchildren and children'. nine great-grand- Funeral service will be 9 a.m. Monday at Nelson's Chapel with burial at 1 p.m. in Catoosa, Okla. JAMES HARRISON S i 1 o a m Springs--James Robert Harrison, 55, of Siloam Springs, died Thursday at a local hospital. Born J a n . 25. 1919, at Delaware County, Okla., the son of Frank and Iva May Barnett Harrison, he was a retired farmer and veteran of World War II. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Mae Harrison of t h e home; four sons, James and Junior of Siloam Springs, Jerry of Rainier, Ore., and Kenneth of Hinton, Okla.; t h r e e d a u g h t e r s , Mrs. Elizabeth Rollus and Mrs. Betty Lou Ames, of Siloam Springs anc Mrs. Joy Bradley of Hinton; his father, Frank Harrison of Siloam Springs; two brothers Raymond and Albert of Siloam Springs; t h r e e sisters Mrs Mabel Stanley of Pryor, Okla. M r s . Mattie Crowe ol California, and Ruth Harrisoi of Siloam Springs; and 16 grandchildren. Funeral service w i l l be a 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Wasson M e m o r i a l Chapel, Siloam -Springs. Burial will be in Bel Cemetery. Lawsuit Seeks Ouster Of Retarded Adults FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) -lawsuit has been filed seek- ng to have four mentally i-e- arded adults ousted from an apartment building. The 24 local residents who iled 'he lawsuit in Sebastian bounty Chancery Court contend hat 'the persons-of subnormal ntelligence will be a threat to he health, safety, peace and dignity of the neighborhood." The mentally retarded adults vere moved into the Magi.c- ircle Apartments several veeks ago by Independent Liv- ng, Inc., a nonprofit organ- zation that helps the mentally handicapped in their efforts to eturn to normal community iving. Three men and one woman vere transferred to Fort Smith rom Booneville, where a sec- ion of the Arkansas Children's Colony opened two years ago ?hey have been living in small houses at Booneville as part of program initiated to teach hem to become self-sufficient. Colony director Lou Brown said all four either were work- ng or in the process of getting jobs at Fort Smith. The lawsuit contends that Independent Living, Inc., is vio lating city zoning laws. The plaintiffs say the apartment Hiilding is being used as a dormitory, training school or outreach facility for mentally dis- urbed persons. The plaintiffs allege that they vill suffer irreparable damage and ask that Independent Liv- ng, Inc., be prevented from us- ng the building for any purposes other than those specifically described in the zoning ordinance. The plaintiffs also seek to lave the cost of their legal ac,ion paid to them, plus a reasonable attorney's fee. Brown said he previously had alked with some oJ the plaint- ffs and said they "expressec ,he sentiment that it (the pro gram) was a good thing bul "just don't put t h e m in our neighborhood." Brown said the entire thing "shakes you up" as the^neigh bors "were very hostile." Boxer Dies NORTHPORT, N.Y. -- Steve Hamas, a former heavyweigh contender who beat Max Schmeling in the early 30s, dice after a long illness at the agi of 67. Founded 1850 212 N. East Are. FajelterllTe, Ark, 77J dally and snnda? except ·Jamiaiy 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Second Class Postage Paid II Kayetietflle, Ailt. ASSOCIATED PUKSS The Associated Press u entitled exclusively to 1he use for republics- tlon of all local new! printed In this newspaper M »e:l ai aU AJ newt dispatches. SIJBSCKIPT10.V RATES Effective Ocloier 1. UT3 Horn* Dellrerr ftr montb by carrier : $3.» SSngl* copy daily Ifo, Sunday 250 U.S. Mall la Washington, Benton, Madison Coon, fles, Ark_ Adair Cc-,, Okta.: 3 monlJu 8 months City Box Section Ou[5fdn abova count'es: S months w_ * months . , 1 YEAR S.M 15 M 30.00 40.40 J9.M 18,00 34.00 tit. MAH, SUBSCRIPTIONS FiliRIX IN ADVANCE CONTINUED PROM PAGE OJfX uest of the Eattistellas, whi ·vas returning to her native Ar jentina. Because Mrs. Mills had iroken foot, he said, they c not entertain at home 'and a tlrs. Mills' insistence he ar 'anged to "take our Iriends t a public place we had fre luented before." His statement did not specif cally mention drinking, bu ontinued "we then visited an [her public place anr! after ew refreshments Mrs. Battis ella became ill and I enlistc he help of others in our grou; o assist me inV seeing her safe y home." UNFAMILIAR "The . man I asked to driv vas unfamiliar with my car and 'among other things in th ;lare of the lighted streets neg ected to .turn on the hea amps," Mills said. Mills said "as we proceede home, she (Mrs. Battistella) al empted to leave the car and attempted to prevent it. In th ensuing struggle her elbow hi glasses and broke them re ng in a number cuts around my nose. "About this time, the car was topped by the Park Servic and Mrs. Battistella was abl o open the door and leave th car. The next thing I knew sh was in the water." Mills' account did not ivhy Mrs. Battistella was tryin :o leave the car and she ha leen unavailable for commen Police said she was attempt in Mrs. Ford Is Discharged From Hospital WASHINGTON (AP) -- Firs Lady Betty Ford is being dis charged from Belhesda Nava Medical Center today, twc weeks after cancer caused thi removal of her right breast. Mrs. Ford, 5fi, obtained he surgeon's approval to be re leased from the hospital. Shi will continue her recuperatioi at the White House. "She's rarin' to go," Presi dent Ford reported Thursda; after visiting his wife. And h told a Republican dinner in De troit later that he was just anxious to have her back home "It has often been said tha being President of the Uniter States is the loneliest job in th world," F'ord said. "For me, to morrow that job becomes a lo less lonely. Betty is comin home from the hospital." Mrs. Ford's surgeon, Dr. Wil liam Fouty, said all of the su lures from her Sept. 28 surgery had been removed and that sh "has excellent use of her righ arm." Lymph nodes in he right armpit and some ches muscles were removed durin the operation. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If you cannot reach your TIMES carrier PHONE MZ-6242 Dally 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturuay 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday 8 to 9:30 a.m. Mills uicide. GAO Criticizes Charitable Organizations WASHINGTON (AP) -- Th advertisement shows little Re medios, hair uncombed an shirt in tatters, peering from the magazine page. The captio says, "The eyes of Remedio can't see beyond the next sera of food.' But Remedies is receivin regular support payments fror couple in Ohio, the sponsor the familiar appeal acknow edged Thursday. The photo of Remedios used in an appeal for suppor tor the Foster Parents P!a Inc. The organization's execu live director, Gloria C. Ma thews, conceded in a congre. sional hearing that Remedio described as a 5-year-old boy actually is a 12-year-old girl. The picture was taken 1967. "When we have an effecth ad, we use it to obtain spoi sors." said Miss Matthew. "The cost to prepare new at would be astronomical." Her agency, based in Wa wick, R.I.. spent $562.000, or 4 per cent of its $12-million bud et. on promotion and adverti ing in fiscal 1973, the Gener, Accounting Office reported. Foster Parents Plan and fou other charities, among the do ens that solicit money in th United States to help orphan and other children oversea were reviewed by the GAO, congressional investigate agency. The GAO criticized the char table organizations, many r ceiving support from donation solicited in magazine appeal for a lack of control of fun sent to overseas programs an for management weaknesses. James A. Duff, associate r rector of the GAO's international division, told the Senate Labor subcommittee on children and youth, that "all five of the voluntary agencies which we reviewed were generally using their resources for worthwhile purposes and in the public interest. However, all of these agencies had some management weaknesses." In addition to the Foster Parents Plan Inc.. the agencies wore the Christian Children's Fund Inc., Richmond. Va.; the American - Korean Founadlion Inc.. New York, N.Y.; Holt Adoption Program Inc.. Eti- gene, Ore., and Save the Children Federation Inc.. Norwalk, Conn. Pre-Election Session Eyed WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pres ent Ford has told key House epublican leaders he may at mpt to force Congress into a uick pre-election session if it oes not postpone a threatened itoff of military aid to Tur cy, administration sources ay. Ford appealed at a Detroit epublican fund-raising dinner tiursday night for House sup ort on the issue. The sources said, however, tat he had telephoned House OP Leader John J. Rhodes of rizona and others Thursday .orning to threaten action to eave major federal agencies ithout payroll funds if the ait utoff is not postponed. The House was to vote toda i a Senate-approved resolution r Senate Democratic Leader like Mansfield that would ostpone for GO days a halt to urkish aid while the adminis ration seeks a compromise so ulion to the Cyprus dispute. Both the Senate and House ave amended legislation pro- r i d i n g emergency funding f o r ome major federal depart ents with measures to em military aid to Turkey because uat nation used American-sup ilied equipment in its invasion nd occupation of Cyprus. Sources said Ford has threat ned that it the Mansfield reso ution is not adopted by thi louse, he might wait the full H days allowed by law and then T eto the measure providinj (opgap funding for the Agricpl ure, Labor and Health, Educa ion and Welfare Departments. USDA To Study Needs, Orders Before Sales WASHINGTON (AP) -- Th Agriculture Department says i vill look at a foreign country' expected grain needs and or ders already on the books be ore approving large new sale of U.S. commodities. Officials said Thursday th department has sent supple mental guidelines to U.S. ex. wrters to help inform thei low the 'government intends t carry out. a new voluntary ex ort control policy. The new procedure resulte rom a White House crackdow: ast weekend on a new con and wheat sale of 125 millio: bushels to the Soviet Union. A result, that sale was sus lended and new procedure drawn up. Basically, the rules say a: 'xporter should get prior clear ance from USDA or possiblj he White House for any ne\ arge sales. The plan include vheat, corn, sorghum, soy beans and soybean meal. Although the procedures ar :echniea]ly voluntary, USDA o 'icials say if exporters do nc cooperate, mandatory expor controls are almost certain. "In determining which pro nosed sales will be given prio ipproval and which will no he department will conside the total annual requirement of the country involved and th extent to which those require ments are already covered,' the announcement stated. Market Rallies In Heavy Trading NEW YORK (AP) -- Stoc market investors buoyed b brightening economic new have carried the market to an other powerful gain in the fift heaviest trading day on record The Dow Jones industrial a' crage went up 17.06 point Thursday to close at 648.08. Th blue chip indicator had gaine more than 28 points Wednesda and a total of 63.52 points be [ween Monday and the start trading today. The volume of 26.36 millio shares was the fifth heaviest i bistory, and the busiest sine 27.55 million shares change hands Dec. 27, 1972. Analysts said the traders' e phoria began with the belie that President Ford's econom proposals were friendly to bus ness activity, and the moo was heightened Tiiursday t news that wholesale prices la month showed their smalle rise in 12 years. Cyclist Injured SPRINGDALE -- A boy on bicycle was struck by a ca on Emma Avenue at Coi mercia! Street Thursday a ternoon and taken to Springda Memorial Hospital where ' was treated and released. Dean Allen Roller, 508 Berry St., was injured whi riding his bike on the southsid of Emma Avenue. A car drive by Janet Sue Knight. 17, 4 S. Pleasant St., struck Rollc as he was turning east Emma Avenue from Comme cail Street. No citations wer issued. People Helping People Di reef ort of m4 Funeral Servic* j£jt Service si RHODES, Cecil Alton -- Friday, 2:00 p.m. Wins low Assembly of God Church, Rev. Oran Paris officiating. Interment, Parks Cemetery. PLEMONS, CMler M. -- Monday, 9:00 a.m. Chape] ol Nelson'* Funeral Home. Rev Walter Jeaser officiating, assisted by Rev. Harold Dunham Gravpsidc services 1:00 p.m, Catoosa .Cemetery, Catooza, Oklahomt. New Director K. M. Benninghoven, the new administrator of Washington Regional Medical Center will assume duties of office November IS. Ills appointment to head the rapidly expanding center was voted unanimously by the center's Board of Governors after a lengthy screening of applicants. Benninghoven, who comes to Fayetfe- villc from the metropolitan St. Louis, Mo., area, says he is looking forward to moving here and working toward the development of the medical center. (IIMESphoto by Ken Good) UA Forensics Squad Wins Four Of Six Debates The University of Arkansas Forensics Squad won four debates and lost two at Oklahoma Christian College in Oklahoma City last week-end. Rita Kirk of Fayetteville arid Joy Melekian of Springdale won over Northwest Louisiana State, Norlh Texas State University, Vashburn and Ottawa Colleges, rath of Kansas, and lost to Oral loberts University of Tulsa and Soulhwest Missouri State ol Springfield, Mo. .- . Melekian, who was competing at the college level for the firsl 'ime, reached the finals in inpromptu speaking to be Dtsted by a former UA debater Russell Harper of St. Mary's o' the Plains at Dodge City Melekian a l s o competed in poetry and extemporaneou. speaking. Miss Kirk /performed in poetry, prose and oratory. Shi received superior and excellen ratings in all but one of he rounds Dennis Heerwagen of North ridge, Calif., who also wa competing at the college leve for the first time, receiver superior ratings in pros reading and excellent in'extern poraneous speaking. NEW YORK STOCKS Opening PrTctft Furntihed by A. 6. Kflwanlt a SM Ark Best Corp .............. Amer Tel Tel .......... 44?s Ark La Gas ............. 19}4 )aldwin ....... '. ..... ; ..... 6?S Campbell Soup ... ......... 25V'z Central S W ........... 1414 Chrysler . ....... . ...... 11% Del Monte ....... . ........ yiV, Mllards ................. 10V4 " Linens Stolen SPRINGDALE--Linens am bedclothes valued at $39 wen stolen from the Springdal Motel Wednesday night o T h u r s d a y morning. Mote employes said the room wa registered to a William Morgei of Eolia, Mo. Joan Kennedy Is Ordered To Appear FAIRFAX, Va. AP) - cnnedy, wife of Sen. Edward . Kennedy, D-Mass., has been ·dcred to appear In court Nov. on a charge of driving under ic influence of alcohol. Mrs. Kennedy WHS died on ic charge Wednesday after po- ce wild her car struck Hie ear of another auto stopped . a traffic light. A third ve- cte also was damaged in the laln-reaction crash, but no le was injured. Officials said Thursday. 1 that Irs. Kennedy would be offered le standard choice of enrolling i a driver rehabilitation course r standing trial on the traffic charge in Fairfax County District Court. Mrs. Kennedy need not »p. pea:' personally in court if she wishes to plend guilty through an altornoy, -officials said. Her lawyer, Carrington Williams, said he WHS still investigating lho situation. WFL Teams Axed ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The fi- naucially troubled World Football League announced it was removing the Jacksonville and Detroit franchises from the remainder of its J974 schedule. ROSEWALL 12 Fayetteville Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast All You Can Eat for $iOO Saturday, October 12 5:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. A G Edwards ............. i"/z Smerson ................ 2714 Exxon .............. . .... 63% 'ord ............. ......... 3514 Frontier Air ............. 4f en Growth ...... . ..... . 13V4 en Mtrs .................. 36 ordbn Jewelry ........... 6?i Intl Harv .................. 21 V4 I-T-E Imperial ............ 12V4 J C Penney .......... · ...... 41 '/i Levi Strauss .............. 16% Ling Temco ......... . ...... 10 Marcor ....... · ............ 16Vi Pan Am World Air ........ : . 3 Phillips Petro ........... 38^ Pizza Hut .................. -15 Ralston ................... 35 5 /fe iafeway ............. '. ....... 34 Sambo's ................. .... 11 Sears ................ ..... «'/s Scott Paper ................. 11 Shakespeare ............... 6% SouPac ...... ". ............ 27','z Texaco ............. : ..... 22% Tri State. Mtrs .... ........ 8% Union Carbide ............ 40% United Air ............... 28 7 ,fe .. 4%-5V4 \%-'\*,i 4'A-4% 3Z%-33}1 "M? 6»-6w 20-20% Victor Wai Mart Ark West Gas Kearney Natl Minute Man Pioneer Foods H K Porter Std Regis Tyson Foods Yellow Frl Averages t n H c · down 5.40 JI1US . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . " Trans *«"» .23 1. ... tip .12 volume"::.'.".':: 4.350.000 Commodity Openings Dec corn £.88 Nov soybeans ». Oct eggs · »J- , Feh pork bellies ........ B?.90 Dec wheat ' 18 Successor Sought JONF,SBORO. Ark. AP)_-- A list of six persons is expected to be submitted Saturday to the Beard of Trustees of Arkansas State University as suggestions for a possible successor to re- iring president Dr. Carl R. Reng. It is not known if the board will call in more candidates Saturday instead of making a decision from the six candidates on the list. Board mem- sers previously have indicated they may reach back into any number of candidates. Several presidential candidates have been on the campus recently and have been interviewed by board members anc university officials. The six persons on the list reportedly are all men and at least one is from out of state and one from ASU. WATCH FOR OUR OPENING AD SUNDAY PAINT · 19 Valuable Prizes · Excsptional Values · Free Gifts for Adults Balloons for Youngsters P A I N T 2644 North College DROP OUT? Very unlikely. The successful newspaperboy is at opposite poles from th» quitter by the very fact of having a newspaper route. His experience shows him that the rewards for the goof-off are slim; that there's no room for the quitter and that the laurels of life go to the person able to meet challenges. He's found that initiative pays big dividends and there is no substitute for learning to deal with people. Guided by men who are trained to work with boys he develops responsible attitudes, end for the first time, .money becomes more than a hand-out. Nothing can replace the satisfaction of purchasing with money he's earned on his own. You would b« surprised fo know how many of today's leaders built their luccess stories on a newspaperboy foundation. Jlortfjtoest "Growing With Northwest Arkansas"

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