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Camden News (Newspaper) - September 28, 1970, Camden, Arkansas Act loll Centre inc . Box. 45436. Serving the South s Ideal Industrial area volume 51�?number 135 apr associated press Camden Arkansas 71701�?monday, september 28, 1970 updo United press International store bums in Southeast Camden arson s suspected the East Side laundry and grocery re located in a predominately negro Section in soil least Camden was destroyed by tire sunday nit. Police suspect Tjw at the fire was the result of an arsonist. The Shore is owned by it. J. T. Vaughan of tie Camden police department. Vaughan said monday that tie extent of the ban said the fire Depar Mient received a Call on the fire bout 8 30 . The store was cased 30 minutes earlier. Mahan would t comment on the fire other than by saying it was still Undi investigation. Quot i Don u want Edythi Iii put in the paper about it Quot Mahan a d. It. Vaughan reported that the fire was threatened earlier in damage is not known. However i the week. He said a clerk work i stated that the building Anding in the store stated that a All Ron Lents were prs tic it Liy group of negro teenagers came destroyed. Into the building last tuesday Camden fire chief . A i and warned Inhat she had better Geti everything she wanted to save out because it the store Quot was going Down saturday . A one fireman stated that firemen could smell a lot of gasoline when they wore Battier to the Blaze. He said u was possible Itiat gasoline could have come from a mini Bike which was inside he building. Windows in the building have been broken out numerous times since racial disorders in that Section of the cily last of Tranquili Zers in schools studied by Biu mks Jackson Washingto n a the growing use of Tranquili Zers to quiet overactive school children comes under scrutiny this week by a congressional panel concerned the drugs May suppress classroom creativity. With one Medemi health off i Cid Estima tog As Many As 300,000 children May be receiving Tranquili Zers a. Cornelius Gau Alfier any has scheduled hearings starting tuesday into to in situation. Quot before this grows into the millions i think we ought to have a look at it Quot Gallagher said. He Heads the House privacy subcommittee holding the hearings. Gallagher s concern is with Sonphet Amine class drugs prescribed by doctors for such Dis of ers As the i Lem child syndrome. But. Says Gallai or there May be a real queston As to whether blight creative youngsters Are being drugged to mask Fra turd restlessness in Boring classrooms. A Ciba pharmacy eur Cal co., which Manulat surer one of the drugs gives these symptoms for or minimal brain dysfunction Quot he seems in perpetual motion. In Custant purposeless activity. He s aggressive destructive. Easily frustrated. Can t concentrate. He s Bright said. Yet does poorly in school. He wants friends yet companions shun him. His behaviour makes him nearly unbearable to parents teachers and Gallagher has been investigating the problem informally for four months since reports surfaced that 3,000 to 6,000 school children in Omaha neb., were being Given digs besi a the question of Bright youngsters being drugged Gallagher poses some others a what happens when such drug use goes on a child s record will he be marked for life As needing Tranquili Zers to fun Ticomi in society a what happens when a child who has been Given these class drugs the kind Young people Call Speed a is warned against their use As a pleasure til mind St Vulant. Will he believe it Gallagher says he is also concerned about the safety of the drugs used. Ciba in its literature on ritalin warms against giving the drug to emotionally unstable parents. Quot chronically abusive use can Lead to marked tolerance and Psi Chic dependence with vary ing Dep yes of abnormal behaviour Quot Ciba said Quot Frank psychotic episodes can occur Quot Side effects of ritalin can in elude nervousness insomnia nausea dizziness headache drowsiness and skin rash Ciba Aubawi Lauake the United states Miami apr Cuba says it is willing to enter an agreement with the United states to return air plane hijackers but Only if sult a pact also covers the hijacking of s Commissi on Campus unrest greeted with cynt cd Sny Plant for e. Camden around Camden on thursday oct. 8, the plan oct. 1 and thursday. Oct 15 Ning commission will conduct a Public hearing for the purpose of naming a erects in the newly annexed area. People residing in he area arc invited to i Lve suggest Lon. Either by mail or by at it ending the meeting. Mail should be directed to Iho Atton Tion of the City manager. Rill lord. National representative of citizens co fulfil of America from Jackson miss., will a Tibet with interested per Sony form a citizens Council in Camden at ? monday in he court House a Regis ration for fall seme Ster classes at the Camden can fair of ouachita Baptist univ Ersita a will close after the class session tuesday. Clfi5.�cs Row meeting Are intermediate a co Intino. Intelli crust and social history of Tho us., Tod i so cology of Reading. Classes meet on at 7 persons wishing to Register should be at. The Center be Fife re i 5.� f me tues Jim or rail mrs . Davis director. A Salvatus army truck vol 3 be in Camden on thursday weather to pick up donations of a Tofu ing furn lure appliances etc., made to the salvation army. Persons in the comin Unity who wish to donate Are asked to Call the chamber of Coati mercy a before pick up Date firemen were called to 2647 South adorns at 3 40 . Sat urday where a Chufe occupied by Jimmy pilchards and owned by . was a Cavil damaged by smoke and heat firemen Are still investigating the fire. State to watch school districts Don t Cut funds Little Rock a the state education department will be observing local school districts this year to make sure that state and local funds for title 1 Grants Are not Cut Back. The title 1 funds Are used for programs for disadvantaged students. Arkansas generally fair and Cool today and tonight. Fair and a Little warmer tues May. Low Tong la 40s Horthy a it St 0 sos Southeast. High tuesday 70s. Temperature the temperature for the 24 aur period ending at 7 a m. Fin Day was High 70, Low 50. Liver four feet standing. A directive from the depart ment of health education and welfare empowers the state to withhold the Federal Money from any District where title 1 schools do not also receive the same pm Pupil in state and local funds As the other schools in the District. B. G. Williams of Little Rock associate commissioner of education said sunday that the directive was issued to insure that tiie Federal funds were being used for the purpose intended. Quot these title 1 funds Are sup posed to be added to the regular expenses in order to finance special programs thai ire necked for disadvantaged students he said. Quot they re not meant to allow the districts to Cut Down on their share of Tho per pull this could involve cubans who steal boats to come to Florida and the state department declined immediate comment while it studied the statement by foreign minister Raul Roa. In the past such cubans have been granted Haven in the United states. Roa s statement was broadcast by Havana radio saturday in in an unusual Public com Munique. Quot the problem of the Hijack of planes could not be solved by simple publicity measures Quot Roa s statement said. Quot if the United states Gove Iti Merit wishes to discuss this problem in a serious and definitive a the cuban government is willing to subscribe in Agte ment on the basis established in the cuban Law no. 1,226 sept. 16, 1969. Which includes besides the Hijack of planes the hijacking of ships and other violations of regulations and Laws ruling the International Roa said. He added Quot we do also express in a final and categorical Way that we will not accept and will not respect any International agreement relating to the Hijack of planes unless it concretely includes All piracy forms and violations without any Roa also declared that Robe Labadie 27, a . Army Pri vate put aboard a . Plane at a cuban Airfield and returned to this country last thursday As an accused air plane Hijacker should be treated As a Menta Case rather than a ii meal. Labadie has been charged wit ii hijacking a trans world airlines jetliner with 86 Passen Gers aboard to Cuba aug. 24. The Iri jacking occurred As the plane Fiew Over fort Wayne. Ind. Roa said Labadie was turned Over to the United states As the result d a note to Cuba through the Neutral Swiss embassy. The note requested Labadie s rectum Roa said and expressed american willingness Quot to seclude citizen Labadie taking in consideration that he was under psychiatric treatment at Valley forge a . Officials flew to Cuba a thursday and brought Labadie to Miami where he was held under $500,000 bail on an air piracy indictment which carries a maximum sentence of death he was flown Friday to fort wave ind., for Fri other court action. Quot Quot we Hooe that the us a v. Emment does not put on trial the North american citizen Robert Labadie sin ctr he is a of mental deranged tent confirmed in the noted states As Well As in Qibla Quot Roa said. The cuban government acceded to his returning for humanitarian reasons. The United states have had hid circumstances. East Camden s newest Indus complis hed with natural a try Arkansas railway equip oxygen Lior Ches. Loading will be ment co., a Railroad car wreck done with two 40-ton self Podr ing and Salvage company was pulled Railroad cranes the first announced by Dan Cook presi of which has just been Assoc Dent of the chamber of Commerce at uhe quarterly of the chamber members at noon Friday at the Camden motor Hodel. Cook read the following statement on behalf of George Dar Neifile president of Highland resources who was unable to attend Quot Highland resources is Busy activating East Camden s newest Industry Arkansas railway equipment company a Railroad car wrecking and Salvage com piano. Quot Areco is a joint venture in which the partners Are Highland resources Columbia Iron and Metal comity of Cleveland Ohio and tip Waltier Man company of Imago a tote latter two companies have vast experience in Railroad car Salvage and sound positions in the world markets for scrap melians. Thus there is an Ideal marriage of Highland s excellent facilities with real expertise in management and marketing for this new Industry at East Camden Quot it is selfing up to process As Many As 30 cars per Day which will produce More than 20,000 tons of material to orig in awl on tie rail system for shipment to steel milks throughout the world. Quot it it is possible that much of ,4iis material will move by Barge Down the ouachita River on which Camden is the most northerly port. "gai7 Lee of Kansas City who has grown up in the business will be general manager of the operation. Or. Lee is now working at Camden and will soon be joined by his wife cry Stal and their three children Quot cutting of cars wll be a bled at East in Aljier business committee reports were heard from Al beat Pilk Nigton hos Pittai administrator Felix dowdy. Agriculture and forestry division John Milter Rea Plant and Kenny Pace retail merchants. Pilkington announced that a medical fact Book will be available very soon and introduced or. Conyar a new physician. A landowners conference win he held at 7 30 . Nov. 4, at the first National Bank Coni Unity room according to dowdy. This will be the first in a series of conferences to inform Timberland owners what assistance is available to them. The. John l. Mcclellan Plant on scheduler Miller said and will be in commercial operation by the first june 1971. Kenny Pace said there will be no Christmas. Parade this year but the retail merchants plan to decorate All sides of the courthouse Square in cooperation with local churches and to get choral groups to sing during the yuletide season. A Rie county judge s fall convention will meet oct. 1 and 2 in Camden according to an announcement of county judge Alfred Stinnett. Executive vice president Joe Reynolds said that the movie Quot the Camden Story is Complete Wilh music and sound and is available for interested groups. He urged use of the film in conjunction with the upcoming membership drive by Kenneth o Neal. Reynolds Alm reporto on financial conditions of Tho chamber. Guests were w. R. Southern new manager of Arkansas Power and Light co., Bob Herch Ert new City manager mrs. George Lewis and mrs. Robert Pla chamber Secretary. Fire destroys Church at Beebe Beebe Ark. A fire destroyed the first Baptist Church Here sunday afternoon no one was at the Church when the fire broke out and the cause was mot known officials said. The Rev. W. W. Dishongh pastor of the Church said the building was insured but he de dined to speculate on the amount of damage. Firemen from Beebe. Searcy. Cabot Mcrae and Kensett fou to the Blaze. No one injured. Class 70-0 graduates at Aleta class 70-0 of the Arkansas Law enforcement training Academy graduated Friday. Pictured addressing the class distinguished guests families and friends is senator Max Howell of District 18, Pulaski and Lonoke counties who serves As a member of the legislature Council. Michael la Riviere of the liitle Rock police department was selected As a spokesman for the 38 members of a class from All Over that state. Aleta provides facilities and instruction for by pm Ilice training. Miller Phot Cook urges support for school and City officials Dan Cook president of the Camden chamber of Commerce says Quot Asar it. Individual i am troubled and deeply concerned about Dir Community and its future i lie a at qua of the e Commerce statement Fri Ray a in Etc big so to by a of a Jack Thorp elected vice president of 1albot Hall at Sec Miami a writer Effie Lawrence Marshall beat known for novels based on the lives of biblical women is dead at the age of 97, she died for Lav at her Home in Coral Gables. Am off her works were Quot Mary of Quot Sun Quot As the immediate past president of the Camden High school to i had the Opportunity to View from a close Range Many of the preparations that w a r e made to i Lve and to Deal with problems tii it. Would arise As we brought two races together Quot Citok commented. Quot i know for several ? intense preparations have been made by schoo officials fati Ity and members of the student body to allow for peaceful integration for fair play and yet also to provide for firmness in handling what might he difficult situations Quot Cook said. Cook praised the local Schogt is and those in authority for in Job they have done. Quot by lending your support and efforts toward solving this problem toward supposing City officials police and the schools we can effectively bring our Community Back to the c. Of c. President said he has visited the schools and is surprised at the quietness a he order the cleanness the discipline that exists. Candidate for Congress found shot to death Brentwood map John w. Peters Republican candidate for Congress from Missouri s 2nd District was found i of to death in the basement of his Campaign Headquarters sunday night. Robert c Ryan Deputy county medical examiner said Peters. 49, apparently shot himself. By Kenneth j. Freed associated press writer Washington a a presidential task Force s Multi edged fault finding for Campus violence has been greeted with much of the in different and cynicism tiie Panfel indicated is reflected in student unrest. The weekend report by the president s commission on Campus unrest Laid a pall of blame across Mueh of society a the student terrorist the Autti or Ity who shoots needlessly the teacher who tolerates disruption the Rouege administrator who forfeits discs Kne. And the Federal Gove raiment not Only for what it does or does t do but what it says. The report was submitted after a three month study. The commission headed by former Pennsylvia a gov. William Scranton a Republican called on All of society to unite against tie pressures that set do the mobs bombings and even killings at universities and colleges Over the past year. But it was to president Nixon that the panel and Scranton in particular looked for a solution. Quot Only the president has the platform and prestige to urge All americans at once to step Back from the Bat Aldines into which they Are forming Quot the report said. Whether the president can or will take the moral Leachet in the nine member Tasic Force called for brought divided thoughts in it a Check i campuses and Offida. Quot Nixon appointed this com Misi to p9ciify Elic not to fete to to Quot was tti6 it action from a University of California student John Emshwiller a 20-year-old self described moderate. A slightly More positive read ton but one still tinged with scepticism came m m William o Neill professor of american history at the Battle zone like University Obj wisc onion. The con Mission Soun a rec commended step Sto i Sofaie tie Small hardcore of totally Dos sat asked radicals from the Fairfi nicely larger number of sym a twers Quot o Neil said. Quot but presidents appoint Conan lesions to satisfy critics not to provide action there was of Chirse much positive reaction. From Dan Evanson a University of George student quoth the commission s recommendations Are followed the situation could improve appreciably. From Clark Kerr the former president of the University of California Aid now chairman of the Carnegie commission on higher education i the Iii it s easily the Best report on the subject that s been made with Prea Ilcent Nixon in Europe there was no comment on the report from the White House. Similarly vice president Spiro t. Agnew an implied target of some commission criticism Sead he had yet to give the panel s finding a close Rea it fing find would not react until he bad done so. But there were indications from both panel members and some Nixon administration offi dals that the president has been listen amp no. Did wkly re Iovu to in cd the pus and Png be outdo v a faculty Merit Beix w Ein courage Vileter la Scranton said sunday Quot i think there is quite a Diange already the summer in the wording and rhetoric that has come out of some of the mph officials in the the former Pennsylvania politician who once aspired to attic White House himself said he is a there abuse of to Quot Tooni Anyair filers have warranted in Seel Haw Itiat Bavy too a of Tel reas Ovener Mitef spouse has Cost round. Wsot my sued it said Kil year Alken m a a Quot in. To Fly att a Hanm Law a step sep a idea Jav a Quot Ven colin., ahem said there was no Tion on. A a i dealt fit me. Khodus a a a Marrable Quot. Co Cen for Haniu ii Quot people Quot at the missis Sonoi. Certs Nixon will of up a a or Liioi a can Lead Only to in violence r a con Mission s Poffi for great tsp White House leadership. In addition to the need for a greater potential moral aft leadership role the commission made triese findings a Quot nothing is More important than an end to the War in indo a any persons engaging in student violence should be Sci Ranton. Prone Quot so a Ettlin. Det aued reports seat Clackson a Fate be issued Tal a tote the it a spam said in must a a a Jove to we the vie miam or of off and social . Ing. A a Accad rate nation. A line Stern Al Alliance expresses feelings Over racial tension tie Camden ministerial Al urday adopted unanimously a Liance in a special meeting sat gop candidate save he would run Post honestly and business Uke Magnolia special Jack b Thorp son of or and mrs . Thorp of 723 Oakwood re. In Lamden has been elected vice president of to Fot Hall men s residence at Southern state College. As a dormitory officer Thot a will serve on the Talbot Hall Council and Willi assist in planning activities in which Talbot Hall participate during Ifie coming year. A 1969 graduate of c a m d e n Mountain Home Ark. A Jim sheets Republican candidate for Secretary of state said Saturn a if elected he will run the office in Quot an honest business like sheets charged during a fund raising dinner Here at the of fice has been characterized by Quot excesses and self interest Quot for several years. He said Tjie office was one six highways traffic deaths by the associated press six persons lost Timeir lives on Arkansas highways last weekend. Five of the victims were killed sunday. State police said Christine Gale Vaughan 2, of Bearden was killed sunday when she ran into the path of a can. The Driver of the car we identified As Tommy d. Foster i9. Of Bearden. Resolution expressing its feel Ings conc ending the present racial difficulties and went of rec. Dipl Bluff i a is Washngton a a tto i j. W. Wei right of d support Ling the local Council see ate flt it re or on human relations in its forts to ease the current ugh Sion. Time the Resolution states that Tho Alliance represent tag both negro and White churches Are understandably concerned Ovid the unrest in the Community. Quot we urge our Pelt Hgt be to remember that we have Nuch at stake and that we should without be Lieving All rumours remain As Cool As possible m this Tenno situation Quot the res Okitkon states. Peters District sales Engineer for the Borg Warner corp. More than doubled the vote total of his nearest Riva l in the a gust primary. Police said a 16-gauge Shotgun was found beside his body. No note was found. Peters was to have faced the democratic incumbent. Rep. James w. Symington of Clayton. In the november general election. The Republican District com of the last strangle holds of is expected to name a old guard a candidate to succeed Peters. The 2nd District is Conwi Isid conium d. Sampley 7, of Al Nia coed sunday when she was struck by a car on . 64 about one mile East of Alma. State police said the child ran into the path of a car driven by Elbert Black 62. Of Dyer. Matthew do Buke 51, of Tex Arkana died when the car in which he was Riding crashed into a Bridge abutment on . 82 near Mafs Molia. The Driver of the car. Billy l. Freeman 26, of Waldo was injured. Also killed sunday was Wayne w. Wilson 55, of Mena. He died alien a car he was driving was struck Headon by an Auto driven by Sherry Simo Lin 17, of Mena. Miss Simolin was hospitalized at Mena. Joe Allen free 22, a Little Rock policeman was killed Early sunday when his patrol car struck a Utility pole in Little Rock. Free was on his Way to help another officer who had called for assistance when i car driven by Raywid Good win. 34, of Little Rock pulled out in front of the patrol pm forcing free off the Road offi cers said. Paul bears hears. 14, of Russellville was killed i Day Rev. Dodson president of the Camden ministerial Alliance. Said the position of the Alliance is Quot we strongly to Lleve that any person who seeks to disrupt Tho orderly process of school life Quot How be dealt with sternly and quickly regardless of whether he or she be Black or White. We further pledge our help and support to the school authorities in dealing with did Cipi Inary problems which arise. We mean this and we offer our help in any constructive was in Wulc hit May be requested. But primarily we Call upon All the citizens of Camden to the importance of Justice and Goodwill. Only in such a climate of fair understanding can we Hope to solve any of our racial Quot people have asked the que a. Tum is there anything that 1 As an individual can do to think the is definitely yes. Through your prayers void calmness and maturity you can use Poitr influence to bring us together Quot Rev Dodson said. Committee says Bluff is needed in a possible Sovi base in Cuba. The relative. _ United states and changed since the Gim crisis under pref est Sfeir Kennedy it is possible Naifi Best information we live there is a degree of Palty ii it a dangerous Fulbright spoke sunday Abc radio to la vision p Quot issues and Quot this Calls for Dit not Bluff and certainly resort to arms because this u a disaster Quot he the Best Way to handle a be re port of a new baie disclose Friday by the Pentagon is to take the matter to the St strategic arms limitation tall in Vienna the Artomia Democrat a id. Fulbright views r construction at fax nut egos on file cub South Cost Quot test of president in Quot they know we Hava Paliy for destruction. . Of Iclal said would be some time knew How the soviet the new naval a a let Kibo thou intelligence he equipment moving into the Bor recently of coals a it. Was not Clear what would be in if i i Ali a a so Felt a. Thorp 1.� n senior sheets opposes demo i ii tic Flower Gold Quot and Quot Tho Flamo political science major at South incumbent Kelly Bryant tor the of the country and a portion of Naglit in a two car Accident near urn state of free. Is. Louis. . Honolulu a Vee Chung Ting 106, who came Here from Citina during the Rel of King Kalakaua. Attributes his lung life to his life style Quot i Don t fool Firoz met with women Quot a a a late. Friday White appeared to play Down the. Immediate Seho Mew of t6r situation which it Earilene said was Baing viewed Smith the utmost Sih Maness. R

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