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Ardmore Daily Ardmoreite (Newspaper) - July 11, 1977, Ardmore, OklahomaA i m ill a Cla. Hiir topical society hi0orij3al bldg. Clip in okla. Silty ok3. 7s105expert shows mentality of girls killer expects repeat tip. By Kay Evers Sequoyah state Park the killer of three girl scouts at Camp Scott near Locust Grove on june 13 is a sadistic psychopath with sexual perversions who May repeat his heinous crime if he is not captured. The killer is not feeble minded definitely knows right from wrong and did not act on impulse when he bludgeoned the girls to death and sexually assaulted one of them repeatedly. Titis Penona Lity profile was drawn by or. Robert r. Phillips for a group of associated press affiliated managing editors meeting Here this weekend. I Tavvo Story Structure at 106 2nd new is being torn Down by Utah Rogers ii i photo by Tom Riesen is i i a a it it it Looth demolition eyesore represents Milestone in project i xxv by Jill Murray once a Home now a Harbor for rodents the above abandoned building is a fire Hazard and a neighbourhood blight. Ifs also the site of a Centennial event for Ardmore. When the last boards and beams Are carted away the spot where it stood will become the tooth lot cleared by the Community development demolition program since it began 18 months ago. A recent Survey shows 4.1 per cent of houses throughout the City Are dilapidated and should be removed from their lots the demolition program plans to tear Down 50 More houses next year. Most of these houses Are a a Shotgun structures built in the late 1920s or Early 1930s. Many have not been lived in for years and some have lost their owners along the Way. A one of our biggest problems is finding the owners of these houses a says Allan Jenkins Community development coordinator. A if we can to locate someone through City i Marshall Tex., crash kills 5 Marshall Tex. Apr five motorists died and two others suffered injuries. In a Highway collision about 12 15 . Today near Here j in Northeast text As state police said one car erred across the Center Stripe in the Roadway and o vehicles crashed head the Accident occurred Miles South of the t Inger Community in Ion county. Officers listed the dead As Brady Miller 46, and Rady Fred Miller 4, of ughes Springs Tex. Bethony Woolfolk 27, and Chard Woolfolk 25, of Rothage and Emma Morris so 40, of Houston. Identified the in both reported in in condition at a Tyler ital As Brady Miller 9, Lugt is Springs and by Wicks of san Nio. Tax records we advertise twice in the newspaper and place a big demolition sign in the front Yard of the House for two Community i3evelopment receives about seven or eight bids for each House it wants torn Down. A there is a lot of Competition a Jenkins says a and individuals usually under bid construction mo., people do the Job in return for Salvage rights. A we be paid to take Down Only 12 of the 100 houses so far Quot he says. The empty lots Are often too Small to rebuild on and Are used As gardens. Jenkins says groups such As the Chickasaw housing authority and it. Zion Baptist Church Are interested in building Low income housing on some of the larger ones. Community development expects to work on housing problems in Ardmore for quite some time. Last year a City Post office Survey showed a vacancy ratio of 4.2 per cent. Anything under 6 per cent indicates a tight housing Market Jenkins explains. Ivi postal service okays 2-tier stamp prices Washington a the . Postal service today approved president Carters two tier postal rate plan under which individuals would pay 13 cents to mail a first class letter while businesses would pay 16 cents. Under the proposal a new a a citizen rate would be established to reflect the current first class letter rate. First class business mail would go to 16 cents. Other mail rates also would Rise. The action by the services Board of governors sends the proposed new rates to the postal rate commission which can hold up to 10 months of hearings on them. It is Means the new rates cannot go into effect before next May. Postal officials told the Board the l3-cent mail would be sorted after the if cent business letters. But they said this would not significantly slow delivery of citizen rate mail. Postmaster general Benjamin f. Bailar said a i would think the service for All practical purposes would be virtually the As part of the business letter rate the Board approved a two cent discount to 14 cents for letters Given preliminary sorting by mailers before being brought to the Post office. Also approved were discounts for publishers of newspapers and magazines who do preliminary sorting before mailing their publications. The proposed new rates extending across All classes of mail average 22 per cent. The citizen rate was proposed by president Carter who told Bailar in a letter that Consumers need Sanije Relief from postal rate hikes. Phillips was careful to explain that his profile is not specifically of Gene Leroy Hart 33-year-old prison Escapee charged with the crime. He has not delved into Harts background or done any investigation on him. The personality sketch evolved primarily from newspaper articles describing the murder scene. Phillips is a clinical psychologist who for 25 years had treated criminals and the criminally insane. The killer of Lori Farmer 8 Doris Milner 10 and Michelle guse 9, was Cool and calculating Phillips said. And probably kept Thi Camp under surveillance for several hours before he moved in. He came prepared. He had a flashlight taped so Only a Shaft of Light was emitted he had a Blunt instrument still not found and he had pre Cut tape which he quickly used to tape the girls Mouths. The tent in which the Trio was sleeping was entered and the girls bludgeoned so quickly none had a Chance to cry out. Up until that Point the killer was in Complete control. Then he became caught up in the passion and began to get careless. Phillips said. He picked up one of the girls carried her across the compound and repeatedly assaulted her. Phillips said semen was found in each of the girls orifices and there was tearing. By Liat time the killer is so completely at the mercy of his he is acting on an almost animal level. Like an animal who scratches to cover tracks the killer began setting about to bring order to the chaos he had caused. He went Back to the tent gathered up personal articles of the girls placed them in two sleeping bags with the bodies zipped up the bags and carried them to the site of the third body. He makes a futile attempt to wipe up the blood. The killer then apparently makes a foray through the rest of the Camp looking for anything of value Money eyeglasses. He then returns to rape the first girl again and urinates afterwards Phillips said. Then something happens and he is frightened into flight a like an animal. He leaves so rapidly he leaves his flashlight and other objects behind. But he wanders around through the compound and apparently returns to the bodies another time. By this time the killer is involved in compulsive ritualistic behaviour which is a vei7 primitive element of survival. In this moment of passion the killer is really crazy Phillips said. He is out of reach. He has overcome his ,pago3 Quot Southern Oklahoma s greatest newspaper 83rd year no. 219 Ardmore okla., monday july ii. 1977 final edition Prico 15e hijackers vow to blow up soviet plane 30 hostages Helsinki Finland apr two hijackers who seized a soviet jetliner on a Domestic flight released More than half of their 79 hostages in Helsinki today and five More escaped authorities said. They said the hijackers threatened to blow up their plane unless it was refuelled but four deadlines passed without incident. In Sweden foreign ministry officials reported and then retracted the report that the hijackers had left Helsm i in a Light plane. They blamed the misunderstanding on communications problems with the finns. Finnish authorities said negotiations were continuing. They gave no indication of the hijackers motives or what kind of arms they had. Sweden the pairs original destination declared it would not admit the hijackers and negotiators said they then demanded to be flown to some other country. Finland has an agreement with the soviet Union to a Congress Back on Job Energy bomb Bills on Agenda 1 w a a a a in w is ii Washington a rigorous examination of president Carters Energy plan will occupy much of Congress time this week but at the top of today a Senate Agenda is a vote on giving Congress the final say in adding the Neutron bomb to the nations nuclear Arsenal. Sen. Mark Hatfield r-ore., had earlier failed in an attempt to persuade the Senate to ban outright any deployment of the Neutron bomb. A Compromise he is sponsoring would permit either the House or Senate to veto a decision by Carter to go ahead with the weapon. A proposal requiring both houses to veto the bomb was Given a better Chance of approval however. The Neutron bomb which relies on controlled radiation to kill enemy soldiers rather than the huge explosive Power of other nuclear weapons has been criticized As an addition to the arms race. Proponents say it provides a needed weapon such to do Over Bunch of Flowers Tecumseh okla. Apr Ouida Parsons was mighty proud of her Flower Garden a had been for More than 40 years. Less than a month ago there were thousands of brightly coloured blooms Bobbing in the Oklahoma wind around her Home near this town some 30 Miles Southwest of Oklahoma City. Now All she can look at Are plots of stubble after officers pulled up and burned what i Tecumseh police chief thought Lloyd Rogers called one of pods. The largest single crops of turkish opium poppies Ever confiscated in the United states. A my land. In be never seen such a to do Over a Bunch of Flowers a lamented mrs. Parsons a 77-year-old widow. A a it a been a lifetime with me. I can to believe they re All gone she said she had been told once it was illegal to grow the poppies but added a i never did pay it a bit of mind that opium business. I see How a Beauty jul Flower could do any mrs. Parsons said her Mother originally gave her some poppy seeds. A she got them from my grandmother a she said. A i suspect my great grandma Kinard Back in Georgia grower them each Winter mrs. Parsons planted a crop and each Spring harvested a pretty near a gallon of seeds for the next crop. Then a Tecumseh resident got worried about the poppies and contacted the police. An officer confiscated one of the fresh blooms and sent it to the Oklahoma state Bureau of investigation for an analysis that showed they definitely were omm poppies. A the crime Bureau said we had to destroy them even though she was Only growing them for her own use for the beautification of her own Garden a chief Rogers said. So for a week officers patrolled the Rural area a mile Northwest of Here. Then one morning while mrs. Parsons was tending her Garden she was raided. A there they came four of pm a she said. A they i was picking seed for the North Atlantic treaty organization whose european Are outnumbered by soviet and Eastern european forces. As it returns from its 10-Day Independence Day break. Congress has if is than a month to work on a heavy legislative Load before leaving town for the traditional August recess. The Senate is due to vote this week on Carters proposal to halt a controversial reactor project that would produce More plutonium than it consumes. The president said earlier this year he wants to end . Development of such nuclear breeder reactors such As the one planned for the Clinch River nuclear Power Plant now under construction in Tennessee. Carter Saui such facilities would provide an easy target for terrorists trying to build nuclear weapons. Environmentalists say the plants Are vulnerable to nuclear accidents. Supporters of the reactor say Japan the soviet Union and Western european nations Are proceeding with their own programs whether or not the United states cancels the Tennessee Plant and a Plu opium rec Yahng facility at Barnwell . Carters ally in the Senate debate will be sen. Dale bumpers d-ark., who plans an amendment to an Energy research and development administration appropriations Bill to allot $33 million to phase out the Clinch River Plant. Other senators will urge see Congress Pazej get action to magically extra dict hijackers while Sweden has refused to extra dict a soviet Hijacker. An earlier Hijack drama in the Mideast ended sunday when six palestinians who commandeered a kuwaiti Airliner Friday surrendered at Damascus Syria and released the last of their hostages unharmed. The hijackers of the soviet plane released seven crewmen sunday and 42 women and children this morning Tut they kept 30 hostages aboard while a intensive negotiations Quot continued a government spokesman said. The pair described Only a a Young males a commandeered the Aeroflot jetliner with 79 persons aboard during a 175-mile flight from Petrozavodsk the capital of soviet Kareha to Leningrad sunday night. The motive for the hijacking was not immediately known. The Pilot radioed Stock hijackers. Page 2 a i had Mem fooled. I was Only picking Rogers said officers pulled up enough opium poppies to fill 13 plastic garbage sacks. Her Bright red and White Flowers Are gone now but there a a pretty Good Chance that there Are opium poppy plants growing in other sections of the country a thanks to mrs. Rogers. Over the years she wrote several articles for a horticulture weather temperature 1977 1976 High yesterday .98 91 Low kit St night.76 69 10 45 am .87 79 2 . Reading.95 88 data from fire station i forecast a fair and hot through i tuesday. Southerly winds 12-25 Mph today and 8-18 Mph tonight. High today near Loo Low tonight find 70s. High tuesday upper 90s. Newsletter boasting of her i.4 Flowers and offering seeds Nadil Iron Spidell for Sale at 25 cents a packet. Re i i i surgeon disabled or. Christiaan Barnard Detroit a South african heart surgeon or. Christiaan Barnard will retire in a Yogt a or two because his hands Are severely crippled by arthritis according to the Detroit news. In an interview appearing in sundays editions Barnard said his hands Are almost useless in the delicate human heart transplants he pioneered on dec. 3.1967. A i can to continue much longer. This arthritis is causing excruciating pain in both hands a he said. Metric system switch assailed through the get action department the daily Ard Miroite offers o forum for discussion of Public issues Ond problems and help for readers to be treated fairly by government Ogon cies and other Public organizations at the local state and notional level. Business firms and product names cannot be advertised and no technical Legal or medical questions can be answered. Questions cannot be answered by Moil but As Many As possible will to answered in the gel action column in the daily Ardmore Ite every monday. My this attention to the changeover to the metric system has got my Irish riled up. I would like to ask just one simple question Why do we have to change to the metric system when our old 200-year-old system seems to be working just Fine just because foreign countries use the metric system Why should we have to spend literally millions of dollars to change our entire system Why is our american system suddenly not right if someone can show me where we will be better off with metrics. 1 will gladly shut up and listen. There must be other people As much in the dark As i am. If so please let yourself be heard before this thing is forced Down our throats or Ardmore. It May be later than you think. Congress has already approved a Complete change to the metric system by 1980. All weather reports and forecasts Are to be in metric by Jan. 1, 1979. Highway Speed limits Are to be changed from Miles to Kilometres during 1978. In answer to the a Why a . Senator Henry Bellmon explained in a recent legislative forum Here that the metric system is being adopted mainly for Benefit of the multinational companies which also do business in metric system countries. Opponents of the change say the Cost confusion and disruption will be More severe than most americans realize. I would like to know if anything can be done about a company that advertises some product and then does not live up to their advertising i am referring to the Georgia Pacific corp. Advertising a Coronet Billfold offer . Box 3036, Stamford Conn. 06905. I ordered two credit card Billfold on May 17. 1977, and sent them a Check for $3. In their and they said allow 3 to 4 weeks for delivery. I have not heard from them. 1 sent them a letter on june 20, 1977, and to this Date have not heard from them on my Inqui. Atm Ardmore. Dub Lowden Ardmore pm master says the following usually gets prompt results Send the company a certified letter so they have to acknowledge receipt setting out Ctet ails of your order incl Dii the Date merchandise ordered Price Etc. And this is the key at Bottom of your letter add a a copy sent to Ardmore postmaster a Ai Send a copy to Lowden. If the company does not so get action

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