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Ardmore Daily Ardmoreite (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Ardmore, OklahomaSulphur staff two candidates a the in cum it ent and a former sheriff a Are vying for a four year term As Murray county sheriff. Perry Frantz is after his second straight term while Leonard Monger is trying a comeback of sorts. Monger 61, served three terms As sheriff beginning Back in 1953. He was Defeated in a bid for a fourth straight term. Frantz ousted an incumbent two years ago. He Defeated Johnny Lee Day. And Frantz believes he and his deputies have made serious inroads on crime in Murray county since he took office. A a everything sat an All time Low i think a the 40-year-old sheriff said. Burglaries and drug problems have dropped off considerably. Frantz maintains. A the first year they ate us up a he explains. A we used to have three or four major burglaries a week. We Haven to had one of those what burglaries Rhetor of its own. Wayne War county has Tiow Are mostly then the investigator for the minor the sheriff says. Monger however maintains thess Are not being taken care of. If he is elected tuesday Monger says he will a few thieves mainly cattle thieves and the main thing would be to get out Here and catch a few of these thieves instead of working the highways taking the Highway patrols work away from Frantz says if he is reelected he will aim at obtaining More equipment for the sheriffs office equipment to Aid in crime control. He lists a Lack of Money and the resulting Lack of proper tools and equipment As the number one problem facing his office. A a it a kind of like people ask me to go Down Here and Drain a buckle Lake with a spoon a the sheriff said. For example Frantz pointed out How the office in eight or nine ,. Does not have an inv Tina Peri y Frantz Leonard Monger Oklahoma City apr go v. David Boren chained saturday that three incumbent office holders had threatened some state employees with loss of their jobs unless they helped in their campaigns. Boren declined to name the office holders a to protect the employees making the charges a Rob Pyron the governors press Secretary said. But pry on said the allegations involve three present office holders running for re election. Pyron released a statement from Boren in which the governor said he had received reports that some candidates for state office had a a threatened state employees with firing if the employees did not support their candidacies. According to Pyron the allegations were made directly to the governors office which is looking into the charges. The press aide said the allegations involve incumbents who Are seeking help putting up signs and mailing out a state employees and persons legitimately receiving state benefits should ignore Campaign threats in order to secure votes from candidates for Public office a Boren said in the press release. Polling places continued from Page i be at the Assembly of god Church in precinct will Graham. All other precincts will be in the same place a Complete list follows precinct location Ardmore no. 1 Franklin school a�lmoreno.2 Northwest school Ardmore no. 4 civic auditorium Ardmore no. T Washington school Ardmore no. 9 National guard armory Ardmore no. 11 St. Philips episcopal Church Ardmore no. 12 salvation army bldg. Ardmore no. 14 Church of Jesus Christ latter Day saints Ardmore no. 17 Myca Ardinne no. 18 will Rogers school address 6th&est.nw 1408 4th new is sunsets 526mclishsw 102firstsw 4th amp Carter be 15th amp Meadow in. A Wash Monroe St 9098. Commerce Ardmore no. 19 us army Reserve bldg. Ardmore no. 20 Asbury methodist Church adm xeno.2i Southwest Baptist Church Ardmore no. 22 Community Center Ard Mirc no. 23 first Csir Istian Church headers Bott residence Prairie Valley re. .516 Maxwell new 2120 Myall re. 625 East main 515 Maxwell new Morgan no. 1 Morgan no. 2 mor��ttn0.7. Morgan nol 8 Plainview school area voted school Cou Egebo gets. Christian Church woo twp Akers no. 2 ino.4 Dickson Fly a station Al. Mcgoodwin bes. A 4.c. Christian res. It a Sab. It a swot Ardmore Hwy Oeast c3iickasaw& Locust did son a Woodford Newport. Auty District attorney is spread too thin Over five counties to help on anything but major crimes. Frantz says. Frantz says the office lacks proper Ohp. Monitoring equipment a drug Field analysis kit and rifles and shotguns. He says currently the office has one Shotgun and one Rifle and neither works properly. If he is re elected he pledges to continue working with Lawrence Abies of soda to obtain funds to get needed equipment. Monger says he ran because a i just thought we needed another sheriff in Murray he said he ran at the urging of people in the county. Why should people vote for him tuesday a i believe vote for me because they think in a better qualified and can do a better Frantz believes people should vote for him because a we have worked awfully hard for All the people. We have been fair to too Frantz cites the 120 hours of required training his deputies have completed. A i would hate to have that torn Down a he said. He believes he and his deputies have gained experience that will enable them to continue improving their performance. A we worked Here a year and a half a he. pretty Well know who the drug users he pushers think we re just now getting our feet on the ground to where we can be of More service to the Frantz is aided by three deputies or. Smith j. D. Sise and James Mcclure. In addition he says he has 12 spa Cial deputies throughout the county who work without pay. He termed them really dedicated to Quot us a. Quot he says those 12 Kriwow their communities Well arid can provide full time Law enforcement officials with valuable information. Davis and is Alphur Are the Only two communities in the county that provide regular Law enforcement. Of course there Are Park rangers at the Chickasaw National recreation area. The Cora itself provides certain problems for the sheriffs department since it draws so Many people into the county. Monger was born at Gross kans. On oct. 1,1914. He came to Oklahoma when he was about a year old and to Murray county in 1934. Except for his time in the naval air Force in world War ii he has lived in the county since then. He and his wife Claudine live at 111 n. 7th in Davis. In addition to serving three terms As sheriff he was on the Davis police Force for a Little Over two years he says. He still has a commission with them he reports and he has had a commission under a number of Murray county sheriffs Frantz was born at Davis on March 25, 1936. He has lived his entire life in Murray county a with the exception of his military time. He spent three years in the army is Al corps. He and his wife Wanda live at 1900 w. Wynnewood in Sulphur. A son Ronald Wayne 20, works for a Railroad in Texas. A daughter sue 17, is a senior at Sulphur High school., 5-year-old hoped slain South Pittsburg Tenn. A a 5ryear-old girl it along in her apartment Early saturday was raped and stabbed to death Irit Der. Police said. A St. Dist. Atty. Bui a Quiat a said a 17-Yearold Bovi not identified because of. His age was being held Bond on a murder charge in the death of tis Lii it Louise a Biszant a a a we i notify a a Ali Ekwofia 1>uuoi�� funerals Grant Howard Bodwen services for Grant Howard Bodwell 84, will be at 10 30a.m.monday in Bettes Chapel with Gary Gray officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest memorial Park. Bodwell who lived at 111 Birch died Friday in a local Hospital. He was born on nov. 25, 1891 in Dekalb Tex. A retired Farmer Bodwell came to Ardmore in 1962, he was a Menner of the seventh Day adventist and the disabled american veterans. He had served in world War i. On june 4, 1919 at Duncan he married the former Zetta Williams. She survives. Serving As bearers will be Branson Baker j. R. Shaw e. G. Windham George Kendall Oliver Baty and Harry Clough. In addition to his wife a Foster son Amos Pendley survives. He lives in Jefferson. Tex. Bettes funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mis. Janie h. Mckinl Tishomingo services for mrs. Janie h. Mckinley 71, of 207 w. Kentucky will be at 2 . Monday in the Assembly of god Church where she was a member. Officiating will be the Rev. Ted Hall and burial will be in Tishomingo City cemetery. Mrs. Mckinley born May 16, 1905 at Weleetka died Friday at Valley View hos pita Linada. She had lived Many years in Tecumseh coming Here from there six years ago. She is survived by her husband Earl. The couple was married on May 27,1923 at Weleetka. Surviving Are two sons. Joe. Lafayette la., and Robert St. Louis to. A daughter mrs. Earlene Holt Tishomingo two Sisters mrs. Elizabeth Patterson Shreveport la., and mrs. Hema Bonvillain Lake Charles la. Eight grand children and six great grandchildren. Smith funeral Home is it charge of arrangements. Congressional continue from Paget apparently Ward liked the so Well that he decided to get off the sidelines and get on the Field. The speaker had spoken. The race became complicated but not unmanageable. Alberto a influence was an unknown Quantity but reason Able predictable in a three Man contest. Then came Hamp who you could say made a name for himself in junk. Corporation commissioner Hamp Baker Rose from obscurity out in the overproduced oilfields of Carter county so a Panhandle. He once Rati for county commissioner but was Defeated. He began running for the state regulatory Agency Post in 1972 he won the seat two years ago when everybody knew who was because he had splashed his name across the state on remnants of wrecked Automo or continued from Paget mothers House he turned and went North near the deaf school. The girl said Spradling told her he was supposed to have the car Back and had to go Tell his Mother he would be late. They went to his House she said and he got out and left her in the car while he went in. When he came Back he called to her and said he needed some help. After some persuasion the girl said she agreed to help him and climbed a. Fence and followed him Fred w. Buddy mex Andrei Down a Trail through the Wilson services for a Clearing near a Fred Walker buddy Alexander 58, who died Friday will be at 2 30 . Today in first Baptist Church Here. The Rev. Steven Newton will officiate. Burial will be in Hewitt cemetery. Born july 27, 1918 in Wilson Alexander died in the veterans Hospital in Oklahoma City. A member of the disabled american veterans Alexander had served with the . Army during world War ii. He lived his entire life in Wilson. Serving As bearers will be Denham Norton Jack shores Dave shores or. Holloway Elmer Fitzsimmons Charles Lynch and Larry Stearns. Alexander is survived by his wife Blondell of the Home at 720 so 2nd two Brothers Ballard Wilson and Roy Ardmore two step sons Charles Alexander Altus and Ron Alexan. Derek a Wilson a step daughter Myrna Hayes Denver four grandchildren. Services Are under the direction of Leslie funeral Home. Mrs. Nancy Beeler Marietta a services for mrs. Nancy Beeler 94, will be at 10 30a.m. Monday at Goodrich funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Atterberry officiating. Interment a Rill Bei Lakeview cemetery Here. She died saturday in Ardmore memorial Hospital. Bom oct. 14,1881, in Van Buren ark., she had lived in love county sinc amp 1894 and was a longtime member of first Baptist Chii Inch Here having taught sunday school for 35years. Survivors Are one son Ingram of Marietta a two Dauters mra. George Gliener and Lona Beeler both of Marietta three grandchildren and one great grandchild she was preceded in death by Oneson ecu pallbearers a be buddy co for Bill loomed v. B. Robertson Hal Neal Alvin Hilton and w. C. Johnson or. Hidi it Mary bum will be. Wilkins Price i Townsend Alt ii it Hicks. Bedric Van a. Bud he Mihir Pigpen. Spradling had the knife in he Back of his pants at this time she said and he had brought some ropes out of the House with him. He tied her right hand to a tree with a some kind of material something like lace a she said and made her undress and lie Down. A he forced her to perform various sex acts including sodomy she said but he was unable to Complete a natural sex act. At that time. The girl said Spradling held on to her hair and jerked her head up and Down. She was trying she said and scared. A i kept on saying a done to Hurt me and he said a i done to intend to but in a going to rape the girl testified Spradling attempted sex acts with her in three places until he finally succeeded in a Creek bed near a county Road. A a afterwards he tied me up real tight. My hands Felt numb. I hardly feel them a she said. The girl said she was thirsty and could hardly talk. Spradling went Back to his House and got another car leaving her tied and gagged. He returned for her dragged her out of the ditch and dumped her in the Back. Seat. When she managed to get her feet free however he helped her into it the front seat and removed her gag. He then gave her a can of hot Beer and a cigarette while they drove around for what she thinks was More than an hour. Each time they met a car she said Spradling gral4>ed her hair and put a her Dovra. Finally she b an to Duck Down voluntarily so he would t pull her hair she said they eventually Stoppel. Of a Road which she later la amed was about a mile from the Dolese Entrance and Spradling tied the girl Frith electrical Cord a and started choking mex thought the boy had his hands tied behind his Back. A and he appeared to be dragging something a Kirby said. He went to investigate and As he approached he noticed that the figure was a girl she was a weaving and maybe staggering a Little a he said. Before he reached the girl he said he could see she was bound with some Type of Cord which was. Dragging along behind her. A her Moutri was open with the wire at was in it. She was. Just Rai Ely Able to be on her feet. She was filthy. It looked like someone had rolled her in the Kirby said As he reached the girl she continued to stagger and just As he reached out for her a she just fell into my he said she was trying to say something but because of the wire in her Mouth. A i thought she was trying to say a help me a he said. Kirby carried the girl Bact to the loader House and handed her to the loader operator and told him to Cut her Loose while he called the sheriffs office. The girl was hysterical Kirby said and a kept on saying a i done to want to see Kirby said he kept frying to Calm her. A i talked to her much As i would a frightened horse or dog to Calm them Down a he commented he said she was still too hysterical to Tell them much when Deputy Junior Smith arrived a Short time later. She did Tell him her abductors name was Jim but remember the last name exactly Kirby said she told him something like Spalding and the Deputy remembered that she said Bradley. The girl was also Able to Tell them the Man was driving a White car and wearing jeans a to shirt and sandals. About that time a truck Driver came in and reported he d picked up a Man fitting that description and let him out at the Plant Gate. Smith testing he later arrested Spradling at a service station in dog Herby where he had g one to get Gas after his Ltd a ran out near where he left the girl. Wayne Warthen special investigator or the District Attorri Eye a office ratified regarding his gathering of evidence for the Case. Warthen said he sent several items to the state crime Bureau for analysis and that he. Photographed Biles tacked on Trees Fence posts anything that would support them. The choicest Salvage a Champ Baker says drive with Cater was the message. The curious oddity apparently paid off because voters a put their stamp on Hampy in 1974 because the name was somehow familiar or because they admired the Gall a Man who spent his time selecting the choicest Salvage to make his name somehow familiar. A Champ Baker kills Trees a some unknown Quantity scrawled on one sign Why a daily Ardmore Ite reporter asked him Brice. The 1974 democratic primary. A because i done to care whal your qualifications Are you cannot make a statewide race and win unless your name is known no matter what race it is a Baker replied. There Are two others who May genuinely believe they have As much of a Chance to win As do the perceived front runners. One of them is Eugene Victor Poling of Dougherty so obscure that an Oklahoma City newspaper chose not to mention anything but his name in an analysis of the race. Nothing else is known of him except that he Calls himself a food specialist. The other is Marvin David Andrews a 71-year-old Kimichi country rancher who has been Alberto a sole democratic foe in several elections apparently because he did no to like the Federal governments Choice of locations for Clayton Reservoir. Some believe bakery a belated entry toppled Payne a candidacy already wavering from Alberto a nod toward Ward. A a a a a a a a but the 29-year4 old legislator did no to pick up his marbles and go Home. In a race which has been remark Andy clean considering the contestants and the stakes Payne has been the pugilist. He resigned his seat in the Oklahoma House and demanded the others to Dlo likewise. It attacked Ward his a a coif Agency and Lack of concerns in hiring a fore National for Alberto a office. He Pumi a thousands of a Lars from his Campaign coffers for to spots in the final week spots with straightforward pleas to restore decent in government and stitch up Washington a decay with Little Dixie a moral fiber. Payne was 23 when voters in parts of five South i Oklahoma counties elected him to be representative far dist. 20. He remembers that first Campaign a fall i had was a worn out Volkswagen and a Gulf credit of like this Wes Watkins he a Jimmy Carter without the Teeth with the convincing Charisma. He moves Down main Street pumping hands running for the seat in Congress that some say he a been running for since he left a Bryan county Peanut farm won Fra speaking contests became an Honor student and All american boy at Osu testified before the Congress on Rural housing and was elected to the state Senate two years ago. Watkins age of 37 years is significant his Media people advise. That show old Albert was when he was first elected for an Era and if its Good enough for Carl it s just got to be Good for Wes. Charlie Ward he a a Nice Man seemingly More at Home on the phone in the Back office rather Titan fighting it out on the floor. Sunday schoolteacher a most of the work i did i did in the name of Carl Al Bert a Ward proudly laments. A a lot i Peck be done to know who Charlie Ward is. In a trying to change Sevy teens pop up in any press release fran wards Durant Headquarters. He spent that Many years As Albert s right hand Man and he was that age when he became the youngest editor in arli Ansas. He a the sunday school teacher who would feel unit comfortable discussing sex he a the Man who volunteers to Crank the ice Cream Freezer. Despite his Long association with Washington a the City of shame a he a or. Clean. Albert adds a the is in truth and in fact or. Diligence or. Resourceful and or. Integrity. In Public and in private morality he is a Man of the highest character. He will never let you so the party regular squirm s in his easy chair lays out the voting records and the registration figures recaps his knowledge of voter psychology and Calls up his analytical skills. He tak All he knows about this District its Perde its preferences and its peculiarities and Here s what 1 Comesup with Ward and Watkins will be in the run off i it because the former has the speakers backing the on the Job experience the Host of friends and the latter has the Besto Irani nation the most Money the cat a Charisma and Lias to it Een running for so Long. And yet. Baker and Watkins will i get in the run off because nobody every heard of Oia lie Ward and Albert s influence has never been tested and every Thody s heard Hamp Baker. Ahyet. Ward Watkins will be in run off because the Turqe cradling the Giri in. The girl s bruises while she the to fils tied hand and Wasatch Hospit. Foot. And with the Cord she had a two Complete through Ber Moniti she rings around her neck a lie Omny ged fee said and two around her a tap Hirw a he Woodli upper Arm. There were candidates and will have decided Ltd their preference be fore they vote. Besides Baker is weakly organized and a not that Well known in four of the six counties with tie highest democratic registration figures Mccier Tanii Pittsburg Stephens Leflore Carter and Pontotoc and yet., Baker and Watkins will be in the run off because ibb corporation commit Raizner a the District in 1974 not Are still All Over the place and he helped a Sihau towage Gas for a and Misti recency. And Sutof con Raol Watkins Payne be in the Beca ii inti v Imilses Nolier wrists and on Saidh Ewas each Side of her Mouth., re Mem Liode. A the Ude wow gone from both sides of her Tongue a he a item might 8aid�, there were bruised of i Jaudkin and le8i a. That ood die image is a i Rappi campaigner ple�se0tte Cusani and thearant Gaide Ando it �weenlwil�usofcpdgre8s.andyet. F a a a itis 80 often in the third District therace a

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