Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 11, 1974 · Page 5
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Wednesday, September 11, 1974 (AUK.) STAR t*age Five Proposal would give Nixon double benefits Open house at Beryl Henry School WASHINGTON (AP) - The Ford administration proposes to combine the benefits of two separate laws in order to provide Richard M. Nixon more than twice the funds former President Lyndon B. Johnson received for his period of transition to private life, government records show. General Services Administrator Arthur F. Sampson is to defend the $850,000 Nixon budget proposal before a Senate appropriations panel today. GSA figures obtained from congressional sources show that the Nixon budget for his first 10 months out of office compares with a total of $1.1 million spent for Johnson, his immediate predecessor, during the four years Johnson lived after retiring as president. Of that total, Johnson received about $370,000 for transition expenses and $37,000 in pension funds during his first 17 months out of office. The presidential pension has since been increased to $60,000 annually. The Nixon proposal, worked out by Nixon aides and Sampson in unannounced meeting in San Clemente, Calif., immediately after the resignation, would take full advantage of both the Former Presidents Act of 1958 and the Presidential Transition Act of 1963. The Transition Act provides a former president with up to $450,000 for office, staff and other benefits during his first six months out of office. The Former Presidents Act provides for a pension, to begin immediately after a president leaves office, plus up to $96,000 for staff salaries and "suitable office space, appropriately equipped" to begin at the end of the transition period. A Justice Department memorandum prepared at Sampson's request indicates that Nixon is not eligible for full benefits under both laws at the same time. The Nixon proposal, however, would extend the transition period from six months to more than 10 months, ending on June 30, 1975, the end of the current fiscal year. At the same time, Nixon would be receiving $400,000 in pension, staff salaries and other benefits th.'er the Former Presidents Act. A GSA spokesman cited the Johnson transition as a precedent, noting that he was the only president to receive the benefits of both acts and point- By: DOUG HAYNIE, R.PH. PHARMACY TOPICS: Tetanus bacteria can enter the body through any break in the skin. Most everyone has had SOME protection against tetanus. When was YOUR last booster? Fact: you start getting thirsty when you lose about two per cent of your body's water, through perspiration or excretion. A Turkish pharmacologist has found a different kind of poppy, which will yield codeine without morphine. Doctors are finding a correlation between earlobe piercing and viral hepatitis. The immediate cause in these cases is iuadquately sterilized instruments. We inherit a tendency to allergy, just as we inherit our size and hair color. Sometimes, though, parent and child are allergic to different things. Relief from allergic discomfort is no further away than Deanna Durg. Our over-the-counter Pharmaceuticals and doctor- prescribed medications can help almost everyone. tUANNADRUG 6th & Main St. Hope, Ark. Phone 777-5446 T tlV R DSY <>r" cr ing c-t that he extended his his transition period from six months to 17 months. But GSA documents show that Johnson received only his pension and Transition Act funds during that 17-month period and didn't begin getting staff and office money under the Former Presidents Act un* til the transition ended. Calculations based on the GSA figures show that Johnson received an average of about $31,000 a month during the transition period and about $17,000 a month after that. This compares with $85,000 a month Nixon would receive during his first 10 months and $33,000 a month after that if his level of spending under the Former Presidents Act remained stable. COMPUTER FIGHTS FIRES GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) A computer is being used for the first time to cut the toll of death and damage by fire in Glasgow, one of Britain's major cities. Information stored at the city fire headquarters is linked by radio to small recorders in the cabs of fire trucks. Within seconds of an alarm call, details of the occupants, structure and layout of the burning building are transmitted. New rules would cut beef standards, costs WASHINGTON (At*) American Consumers :ould have leaner beef at lower cost under a regrading plan announced by the Agriculture Department. The department unveiled proposed new rules Tuesday that would reduce the fat content required for the higher grades of beef. The effect would be to increase by up to 20 per cent the aniounl of beef that would qualify as prime choice," the grade most commonly sold at supermarkets. The primary aim of the new rules, which are subject to revision before taking effect in December, is to ensure greater uniformity within the grading system, the department said. "1 don't think that even an experienced taste panel would be able to pick up the difference" after the change, said USDA Livestock Director John C. Pierce. Steak and hamburger may be a bit less juicy but would probably be more nutritious because of less fat. The change, long sought by cattlemen, would encourage growers to market leaner beef, thereby culling production costs by reducing the time cattle would have to be fed expensive grains on ranches and at faltening-up feedlots. The American National Cattlemen's Association estimated that as much as $22 a head in grain costs could be saved by cutting feedlot time by two weeks. While he could make no guarantees, Pierce said lower production costs "could be reflected in lower prices at the retail levels." "Under competitive conditions, if there is less fat to cut off, it should be cheaper to the consumer," he said. Suits attack air spraying PARENTS OF STUDENTS at Beryl Henry Elementary School had the opportunity to look over the remodeled library Tuesday night when the school hosted an open house. Members of the PTA served refreshments in the lunchroom throughout the event. According to a spokeswoman for the school, approximately 800 parents visited the school during the event. The old lunchroom was remodeled into offices and a library (above). Administration begins review of Cuban policy WASHINGTON (APz — Indirect signals from Havana that Fidel Castro may be interested in talking with the United States have inspired the Ford administration to begin an extensive review of U.S. policy toward the Carribean island. The Cuban premier is thought to be more receptive to a dialogue with Washington in order not to remain totally dependent on the Soviet Union, which supplies his regime with some $1 million a day in aid. The feelers are being conveyed sometimes through the occasional American visitors to Cuba and also by a less hostile posture generally by Cuba toward the United States. Although no firm decision is imminent, the policy review could eventually lead to a reversal of the U.S. effort to isolate Cuba from the rest of the hemisphere. The United States broke relations with Cuba in 1961, imposed a trade embargo in 1962, and joined with all other hemisphere nations except Mexico in 1964 in trying to isolate Cuba both diplomatically and economically. However, six nations have since repaired relations with Havana, Panama has announced its intention to follow suit, and Colombia, Costa Rica and Venezuela have asked the Organization of American States to convene foreign ministers in Quito, Ecuador, in November to consider a reversal of the embargo. At this point, Cuba seems to prefer reopening direct channels with Washington to re-entering hemisphere councils, including the Organization of American States. If these talks develop, they could consider such topics as lifting travel restrictions that prevent most Americans from traveling to Cuban trade barriers that also limit other countries which deal with Havana, or even an exchange of diplomats. CON WAY, Ark. (AP) — Two suits seeking $1,258,000 in damages have been filed in Faulkner County Circuit Court by two Faulkner County families against neighboring landowners an aerial spraying firm, a chemical company and its owners and operators. The complaints charge that a herbicide was carelessly sprayed on the plaintiffs' farms near Centerville. The suit charges that this violated Arkansas laws and regulations governing the application of herbicides and caused property damage and personal injuries. The plaintiffs are Robert Ralston and members of his family and T. D. Johnson and members of his family. Defendants are B. D. and Myrtle Henry, who own lands next to the plaintiff's properly, Clyde Hall, Leland and Gertrude King, who operated Hill's Aero Spraying, Inc., Hercules Powder Co. of Pulaski County and its manager, A. L<, Tries- back. In the year 264 B.C. Rome began the first Punic War against Carthage, a rich commercial seaport on the Bay of Tunis. family center (00 N. HERVEY SQUARE HOPE, ARK. OPEN 9 AM- 9 PM MON THRU SAT PKICEJ GOOD THRU FRIDAY SEPT. 13 Just for Sept. 27- tun of it. 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