Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 27, 1974 · Page 7
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October 27, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

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Gilbow Labels $1,200 Civil Suit Polilical Plot Washington County comptroller Lomiic Gilbow Saturday dismissed as politically inspired a civil suit tiled against him and another county employe in Circuit Court last week. Gilbow called the suit a "childish political move" which had been "trumped up to sling mud on the present administration." Gilbow serves under County Judge Vol Lester, a Republican, who is opposed for re-election by Bruce Cridcr of Greenland, a Democrat. The $1,200 suit was filed by Joe Guthrey, a former county Weather Forecast Arl Exhibition Set By Martha Dellinger Martha Dellinger, artist and assistant professor in the School of Architecture hi the Univer- sily of Arkansas, has been invited to liold a one-woman exhibition of her work by the Park ville Fine Arts Association in Parkville, Mo. The exhibit wil ya in the Country Gallery at 112 Main Street from Nov. 1-30 Miss Dellinger will be honor ed at a formal opening of the exhibit Friday evening Nov. from 7 to 9 o'clock. The artist will he showing some 20 paintings in oils an acrylics and a large assortmen of mounted black and while an of mounted black and white an' department Gilbow and worker, Kenneth of the road Rain and sliowers are predicted today In the Northwest, the southwest from Texas in- lii Nevada and In l'lorida and MM'.iest Arkansas and ihe Great Lakes area. Cold ivca- (her will push down from Can- nda Into the plain stales (AP Wirepholo) Body Of Missing Florida Disc Jockey Found Saturday DELAND, Fia. (AP) -- The body of disc jockey Fred C. West was found in a wooded area Saturday, a day and a half after he was apparently kidnaped for .-510,000 ransom, police said.' Two men . were arrested in the dase ealier Saturday, .and the ransom money .was recovered. · ' . ' · · · A spokesman for tbeVVplusia County sheriff's office said the body was : fcund lying face up and three empty cartridge cases were found nearby. Hick Stone, a coworker of West's a t . W K K X , said, "Fred West was found. He's been shot three times, he's dead." West had been reported missing Friday morning by his employers. ' Volusia County Sheriff Edwin Duff II was at the scene and could not be readied immediately for comment. But Duff lias said earlier Saturday, after James Perry Abies Jr., 28. was arrested, that "We are hoping for the best but fearing the worst" for West. Abies was arrested after FBI agents and sheriff's officers surrounded an office building in downtown DcLand. The ransom, paid by West's emloyers at radio station WKKX. was recovered Friday when Victor Williams, 28, also of DeLand was arested, police said. Williams was charged wilh grand larceny and was being held at Ihe Volusia County Jail on S5.000 bond. Duff said officers received a lip from confidential sources that Abies was hiding in an apartment on the top floor of the three-story office building about a block from the sheriff's office. SURRENDERS Duff said Abies answered the lor himself and surrendered vithout resistance. The sheriff said only thai hif nvestigation had revealed thai Vest and Abies had known each other. The FBI, considering possible ederal charges, had 15 agents n Volusia County aiding the in vestigation. Police said the entire $10,000 ·ansom had been found buried n the backyard of a home out side the city where Williams CB Radio Stolen Lester McGtiire of 1942 N College Avenue told Fayetteville police Friday that n citizen' band radio and antenna wen stolen from his pickup truck sometime Thursday -night. Th radio and antenna at $200. are valued was arrested late Friday. The ransom had been de manded in a phone call to thi station after West failed I show up for work at 6 a.m. Fri day 1 . Station owner Tom Joyne said he was first directed tc lake the money to a phon booth outside a DeLand depart ment store, where he receive another call telling him to go t a fishing camp on the St. John River five miles outside tli city. "I left the money in a men room there and noticed a me, going directly in,"- Joyner said "He was followed by police an FBI agents to the house wher the money was found." · Officers said they found broken window and two ope doors at West's apartment Fr day. Mote Named To Agri Post Al University Dr. C. Roland Mote has been amed professor of agriculture ngineering at the University of rkansas to carry on research nd teaching in the area of re- ycling of agriculture wastes. Disposal of agriculture wastes s becoming increasingly im- ortant, and Dr. Mole has had onsidefablc training in this rea, according to C.A. Vines, ntcrim vice president for griculture at the University, vho made the announcement. Initially Dr. Mote will concen- rate on management of animal vastes. Over the long range, ie will conduct research on o t h e r aspects of waste management and treatment of concern to ture, to help farmers nect the pollution and ecology standards of the regulatory agencies. Mote is a native or Tennessee and holds both B.S. and M.S. in Agricultural Engineering 'rom the University of Tennessee. This spring he completed a Ph.D. degree in the area of animal waste management at Ohio State University. Another new appointment to the agricultural engineering staff is that of Jurnes G. Thomas as research assistant, lie will be assisting Dr. J. A. Ferguson with research studies on water resources in the rice areas of eastern Arkansas. A native of Fort Smith, Thomas has just graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.S. degree in agricultural summer he worked part time in engineering. During the past summer he worked parttime in r o a d against Hughes, head department. Guthrey alleges he performed J1.200 worth of work on heavy equipment owned by the defendants, who fomerly operated a construction company. Guthrey said in his suit that he was given a Ford tractor in payment. The tractor was taken from his farm in the f a l l of 1973, he alleged. I SEEKS PAYMENT Guthrey now seeks a $1,200 payment from the two men (or His services. Gilbow said the court action is a "trumped up" charge which will probably be dropped after the elections are over in the firsl week of November. Gilbow said that Guthrey had worked for him for a short jeriod of time on his privately owned machinery. "Guthrey worked for me, at he 'most 14 hours, and I paid color photographs. The Country Gallery will be open daily to public viewing. Homecoming Queen Named A! ASU orthwest Arkansas TIMES, Sun., Oct. 27, 1974 AVETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS JONESBORO, Ark. (AP Marilyn Broadway of More in i County will reign over mmccoming festivities at Ar- tarvsas State University here Nov. 2 as that school's firsl jlack homecoming queen. She won the honor over nine other girls. Another black girl Pamela Lee ot Damascus, was elected homecoming maid. Miss Broadway was. spon sored by Ihe Black Greeks while Miss Lee was sponsorec by the Black Students Associ all on. Others on the homecoming court include Dana Hudspelh o DeWitt, Jean Owens of Wynne and Terry Daniels of Dumas. nim for that. He had a farm which needed cleaning up and I lent him a bulldozer. I did it purely to help him out and I never charged him for that. You could estimate the cost of a dozer at $15 an hour," Gilbow said. Gilbow says that be does not know how Guthrey took possession of the tractor. The tractor, he says, was a 1948 Ford which the Federal government had donated to the A r k a n s a s State Highway Department. "The tractor wrecked and we had really been didn't want it. Benton County finally we the nor the agricultural department. engineering e x p r e s s e d a desire for possession of the tractor, mostly for parts, and finally located it out at Guthrey place. Neither I Hughes know how he liad got hold of it," Gilbow commented. Guthrey told a TIMES reporter that he was not trying to hurt Gilbow. He said that Giibow at no time offered him the tractor as payment for ser- vies, nor did Gilbow say anything about the tractor until after Gilbow had obtained possession of it for Benton County. · Guthrey said that the .only reason Giibow was named in the suit was that he was told he would have to file against both Gilbow and Hughes before lie could recover his money. Wfe cafe for our members wherever they go. From the deep blue Caribbean, to the Rocky Mountains--wherever our more than half-million Arkansas members travel, they take their health care protection with them. 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