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Fayetteville Northwest Arkansas Times (Newspaper) - May 15, 1986, Fayetteville, Arkansas By Phyllis Rice times staff writer Darrell Lee Jones. 39, of Johnson died thursday night from injuries received when a sudden gust of wind or a Small Tornado near the Northwest Arkansas mall in Fayetteville came in from the East and blew his fully loaded 18-Wheeler off Hwy. 471 North and overturned it. City police said today the Accident occurred shortly after 10 30 . At the intersection of Hwy. 471 and Lake Fayetteville Road. Investigating officers said Jones northbound truck left 337 feet of tire Marks while being pushed sideways by the wind before overturning. They said Jones apparently struggled to keep the truck on the Road fighting against the wind. After the Mick overturned it Slid another i feet on its trucker killed by wind or Tornado near new Ark mall Side winding up in the median Between the northbound and southbound lanes. Police said the truck did about $1,600 damage to two Metal Utility poles. They estimated damage to the truck owned by Northwest Arkansas paper co., 3005 Mountain St. Springdale Al $30,000. Jones was taken to Springdale memorial Hospital by Springdale Ems. An employee of Green country Nursery which is just East of the scene of the Accident said today the Nursery and office were heavily damaged by the same storm. She called the damage a typical Tornado damage. She said the Back of the office building and the Back part of the reef Wert torn off. There was water damage inside the Structure. She said a once was Down and shrubs and other plants were damaged. Larry Mullins left and Stan Carr at new theater. Time photo by Richard Berquist to screen theater on Way fiesta to Cinema will open May 23 in Fayetteville by times entertainment editor area movie fans will soon be treated to what a being called a new Era in movie going a the Ultra sound Meg Complex theater Center. Cobb theatres the nations fastest growing theater Chain based in Birmingham ala., is doubling the number of movie screens in Fayetteville and Springdale with the construction of the to screen fiesta to Cinema at fiesta Square North of the Wal Mart super store at North College Avenue and Appleby Road in Fayetteville. Construction workers Are Busy putting the finishing touches on the new Complex in time for the grand opening set for Friday May 23 at 6 30 . According to Larry Mullins District manager of Cobb theatres the multimillion Dollar Cinema is among the Cobb chains largest projects to Date. The 24,000 Square foot theater will employ 50 people and will provide seating for 1,600 people. Stan Carr has been named As manager of the Complex. The ten separate Heaters in the Complex Range from a maximum capacity of 400 for Large premieres to a Small 77-seat room for less commercially popular Art films such As the Academy award winning kiss of the spider woman which have not been shown locally because of Small drawing a see theater Page 3 news briefly adopt a horse Burro area residents can Purchase a wild Mustang or Burro this weekend at the Garrison Creek Riding club Arena on Hwy. 64 about two and a half Miles East of Muldrow okla. A spokeswoman for the . Bureau of land management in Oklahoma City said wednesday that 50 horses and is Burros which were captured in Nevada will be offered for Sale at $125 and $75 each respectively. The animals Are under two years of age and of both sexes she said. Blk officials will be at the Arena from 8 . Until 6 30 . Friday and saturday. People interested in adopting one of the animals should drop by the Arena Friday and sign an adoption list. Non motorized decorated bicycles and costumed historical characters. Characters May also be port of float entries. For additional information Call 751-438. The entry fee in $1 for bicycle or character entries and $5 for each float entry. Entry deadline is May 21. A Road Bleb to open bids on the new Access Road off North College Avenue to the a medical Center Are scheduled to be opened at to . May 22 at City Hall room 326. Lite Road will be built at the Northeast Edge of the medical Center i across from Evelyn Hills ing Center. Try said. The spokeswoman animals will be awarded saturday she said. People at least 18 years old May adopt up to four of the wild horses Ana Burros a year she said. Join the Parade the student councils from Springdale High school Central Junior High and Southwest Junior High and Shiloh museum will sponsor a sesquicentennial birthday party which includes a de a project fair and an Oen Parade a project ouse at Shiloh a museum on Rai ouse 31. Entries Are being sought for the Parade. All schools Community organizations businesses and industries Are encouraged to participate by entering a float depicting the theme a celebrating the past anticipating the floats will be selected for firs Competition will i place Auk be held for slate taxes due today is the deadline for mailing state income tax returns and although Fayetteville and Springdale postal employees wont be burning the Midnight Oil tonight to handle the influx of returns anything mailed inside the poet offices or the drop boxes just outside the Post offices by Midnight will be postmarked May 15. Both Post offices will close St their regular time today 5 . Area deaths Pence Lucy Wesley graveside service Friday. Campbell John Prairie Grove funeral Friday. Robbins Thelma Springdale funeral Friday. Dahl Louise Siloam Springs memorial service Friday. I sr., Balcony carpal militia pm. Uso month Call xxx xxx the Apt. Was rented the tame Day it came out in the Timet Valr plans cancer Center Little Rock a the Chancellor of the University of Arkansas medical sciences Campus says ground can be broken by Jan. I for a cancer research and treatment Center since $1 million in state funding for the Center has been released. A the cancer Center is our highest priority at Ijams for the future or. Harry Ward said in an interview wednesday after the state funding was announced. A it is part of our plan for the next five years As we look at cancer efforts tor our state and the eleven months ago a fund raising drive began to generate $5 million in donations to match $2 million in state funding Ward said. Half of the state funding has yet to be released to the Campus. A it was sort of a Challenge Grant a he said. About $3 million has been raised Ward said and cams wants to have $5 million in hand before breaking ground for the 40,000-Square-foot Center. The state funding will put the Center within $1 million of its goal he said. Inside editorial. .4 family scene. .5-7 sports. .9-10 Peoples Page. .12 entertainment. .13 classified. .14-15 Legal notices. .14 on contract Bridge. .13 author tells of life on Arkie farm by Patricia May times staff writer just As Laura Ingalls Wilder preserved her childhood memories of family life during the late 1800s in the Little House books Strelsa Morris Machen has written about her own family a life in Rural Arkansas during the 1920s and 1930s. Machen whose series the Farmer includes four books thus far is a guest with her husband Clarence in the Springdale elementary schools this week visiting with children who Are eager to find out if the tales in the books Are True and what happened to each character after the last Book. I did t want the books to be just Good for children like Castor Oil. I wanted them to really like the books and to laugh although Machen fictionalized the children a names Albert was really Arville Ellen was Elsie Peggy was Pauline Joseph was Joeland Sally was Strel Sathe books contain facts and memories of the Morris family members As they grew up in White county. Machen laughed As she answered Young fans questions about Asafoetida a Resolute a and apparently malodorous a substance her grandmother insisted the children Wear around their necks to Ward off disease. To the Morris children s strenuous objections Machen said her Mother pointed out that everyone else at school would be similarly outfitted. A i always wanted to write even As a child a recalled Machen Strelsa Morris Machen time photo by Marc Francoeur who after 35 years of teaching is now retired and living in Little Rock. As a teacher she noticed her fourth graders interest in the a Golden times of the Little House books. I said a you think that a exciting a a Machen said. A so i starting writing about my own Machens students acted As her first critics As she wrote and then read her works to the class. A i did no to want them the books to be just Good for children a like Castor Oil. I wanted them to really like the books and to the first Book the Farmers on the Hill Machen had bound for her own family and for former students who kept asking for copies. Upon learning the state department of education would list the Book As a supplementary Arkansas history textbook if it were in hardcover Machen and her husband formed their own publishing company the general Book co. The first Book is in its third printing since 1979. Subsequent books in the series include Little schoolhouse on the Hill the Farmers move to town and the Farmers Long journey. Machen has also written a poetry Book five and one Are six which was illustrated by her Young Niece Adria Jenny Morris. Machen is not entirely pleased with the illustrations in the Farmer books. Youngsters at Jones elementary school were pleased to learn that Carlo the lain old the a family dog. Was a just a pm farm dog she said. Or Tistus illustrations depicting Carlo As similar to a poodle Machen said she told the students a the d be so embarrassed. He never ate any Kal Kan. He caught rabbits for his asked whether she s planning another Book in the series Machen noted that the last Book a pretty Well explains what happened to each of the children Albert was married and had a child Ellen lived in Benton Sally and Peggy were helping put each other through College Ana Joseph was a Pilot. But Machens not ready to say the series has ended. A i guess one will come along she said. Fville compared to so Dale 4what costs or City manager a Ray asks by Phyllis Rice times staff writer City clerk was paid $14,500 and the finance director $40,182, compared to $22,000 for Springdale a clerk treasurer a combined position. Fayetteville a a salaried City Board had $5,104 in various Dales Board members were paid $200 Marlene Ray spokesman for a group of citizens who want to change Fayetteville a form of government from City manager to mayor Council wednesday countered recent expenses while Springdale a Board Mem by claims by the Washington county league of women voters per meeting for a total of $19,200. That the City manager form is less expensive. Fayetteville this year while eliminating Ray said 1985 numbers show that Fayetteville spent $115,607 More than Springdale on top administrative salaries. Fayetteville spent $204,807 to Springdale a $89,200, she said. Ray said she confirmed the figures with Scott Linebaugh Fayetteville administrative services director and Springdale a City clerk treasurer. The salary for Fayetteville a City manager was $49,826 in 1965, compared to $30,000 for Springdale a mayor. Fayetteville a City attorney earned $60,000 or More while Springdale a City attorney was paid $18,000. Fayetteville a the finance director Post added $125,000 in salaries for the three new a a super department Heads $40,000 for the Public works director $40,000 for the Public safety director and $45,000 for the administrative services director. Ray says citizens should vote a a yes on the ballot question at the May 27 elections a for a less expensive form of government. Mayor Paul Noland called an election on whether to change to a mayor Council form of government after a local petition drive r Ted the required number of signatures to a see costs Page 3 8 still missing on snowy it. Hood school Outing turns into deadly Nightmare Timberline Lodge Ore. Apr rescuers and dog teams today resumed the Hunt for six teen agers and two adults missing on mount Hood since a blizzard ambushed their school expedition monday but Hopes faded that they would be found alive. Two six Man ground teams with two dogs left Timberline Lodge at 4 . To search the 9,306-foot level of the Mountain. The teams planned to use Metal detectors in their efforts. Low winds and Only a few High Clouds Over the Mountain provided Good conditions for the search today officials said. Unsafe footing on wednesday forced a postponement in the Hunt. Master sgt. Rich harder chief of re today he had not lost Hope. A Over the years we be had. Team of 40 at Portland a Emanuel Hospital worked All Day in a a last ditch Effort to revive them said spokeswoman Lori canister. The heartbeat of Erie Sandvik 15. Was restored for a few hours but he a see missing Page 3 la. Rescue efforts for the air Force said n e hike out two or three Days later in in the tree lines maybe and we Karouna to boo Seei Suu in a Cave somewhere helicopter with an infrared device that can detect temperature variations of 2 degrees found nothing late wednesday said air Force staff set. John Harkness. Rescuers had hoped the climbers had survived in a Snow Cave but survivors Molly Schula and Ralph Summers console each other. Those Hopes diminished As no sign of life was seen wednesday when sunny weather and noisy helicopters should have caused survivors to dig out. A they should have punched their Way out a said Clackamas county sheriff s it Don Vickars. A a that a what the general opinion dogs trained for Mountain work were brought from Seattle but were also unable to find the missing climbers. Three Frozen members of the party two girls and a boy were airlifted wednesday from the slopes of the 11,235 foot Mountain and a medical Rescue workers prepare to continue the search Public interest is the first concern of this newspaper vol. 118�?number 332 Fayetteville Arkansas thursday May is 196 phono442 244 38 pages �?25<

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