HOPE (ARK.) STAR Wednesday* September 25 V I9f4 Elderly facing tough winter > panel is told WASHINGTON (AP)-Many older Americans may be forced to make choices this winter between such necessities as food and warmth, a Senate committee has been told. "There is little question that the poor and the elderly face a winter of very serious hardship," Alvin J. Arnett, former director of the Office of Economic Opportunity, told the Senate Committee on Aging on Tuesday. He was part of a panel on the impact of rising energy costs on older Americans that predicted a long, cold winter for the elderly. "Whether or not there are official national shortages of fuel this winter, you can be sure there will be shortages in the fuel tanks, the stoves, and the furnaces of the poor and elderly," said Arnett. "Without an emergency program of aid to the poor, there is ian excellent chance that many persons in colder areas of this nation will simply be unable to heat their homes or apartments," said James L. Feldesman of the consumer Federation of America. Panel members cited expected increases in fuel prices of from 100 to 400 per cent. Although the poor use less energy than other Americans, they pay more for it per unit as well as a higher percentage of their income, panelists said. Feldesman said the only federal agency that responded meaningfully last winter in aiding poor Americans with fuel problems was the Office of Economic Opportunity. Arnett described one of the OEO programs that provided funds for winterizalion of homes and relief for people in emergency situations. He said Project Fuel in Maine winterized between 5 and 10 per cent of the substandard housing in the state at an average cost of $100 per house. Winterizing includes insulating the roof and windproofing the windows with plastic covering. Well permits approved CHEYENE, Wyo. (AP) State Engineer Floyd Bishop Tuesday approved permits for 40 wells in Niobara County to supply water for a 1,000 mile pipeline to carry coal slurry from Wyoming to Arkansas. Energy Transportation Systems, Inc., had applied for permits for 98 deep water wells but Bishop then revised estimates indicated that the 15,000 to 20,000 acre feet required annually for the water might be supplied by only 40 wells. "They may need approval of a few more wells,?' Bishop said. "This does not preclude the granting of additional permits." The total cost of the pipeline project is estimated at $2.2 billion. The biggest square in the world is the Tian an men Square in Peking which extends over 98 acres. I DRISTAN I 24s t 11 WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES LADIES KNEE-HI HOSE PKG- OF 3 00 PRICES GOOD THURS-FRI-SAT. CHARACTER BED SPREADS TWIN AND FULL SIZE ,00 DRAPES SIZE 44X63 50 BATH TOWELS ASSORTED PRINTS ONLY Nice the largest selling shampoo-in hair color Colors and conditions hair MEN'S KNIT PANTS Our regular 9.00 YOUR KE Y TO VALUIE Rockefeller sidesteps questions about tapes agreement By CARL P. LEtlfeSbORF Associated Press WfitCf WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice president-designate Nelson A. Rockefeller has refused in his confirmation hearings to answer questions about whether he thought full disclosure of Watergate would be hampered by a White House agreement to give former Presidet Nixon his Watergate tapes. In posing the questions, Sen. Robert C. Byfd discovered Tuesday how hard it is to pin Rockefeller down when he wants to avoid answering a question. " Rockefeller, for his part, complimented Byrd for the way he put him on the spot. .?* Byrd, D-W. Va. t said the exchange won't keep him from backing the Rockefeller nomination, which seems likely to win the unanimous approval of ihe Senate Rules Committee in time for the full Senate to vote on it before an election recess scheduled to start about Oct. Rockefeller planned to wind up his testimony today, then, the panel will hear from a group of Senate and House members before turning to spokesmen of various groups who oppose the former New York governor. House Judiciary Committee hearings on the nomination probably won't start until after the Nov. 5 election, meaning Rockefeller won't win full congressional confirmation until late in the year at the earliest. Chairman Howard W. Cannon, D-Nev., denounced the three commercial television networks for failing to provide live coverage of the Rockefeller hearings, saying "their decision to shut off these proceedings from the American people in favor of soap operas and the dollars they would receive from advertising ... (is) a deplorable and unconscionable misconstruction of freedom of the press." The questioning on Tuesday's session, in contrast to the preoccupation with the vast economic holdings of the Rockefellers, dealt more with political issues. Rockefeller defended his role in the 1971 Attica prison uprising, said Nixon's acceptance of a pardon "is tantamount to admitting guilt," and explained he was "doing my duty for my constituents" when he intervened with top Nixon administration officials in behalf of a New York firm's contract renegotiation effort. SHOP HOWARD'S AND SAVE! SHOP HOWARD'S AND SAVE! SHOP HOWARD'S AND SAVE! ISCO .FOR LESS! HIGHWAY 4 NORTH OPEN 9-9 DAILY PLENTY OF FREE PARKING OUR STORE MANAGER HAS PRICED THE ITEMS LISTED BELOW AT EXTRA-LOW DISCOUNT PRICES THIS WEEK ONLY (DUE TO THE EXCEPTIONALLY LOW PRICES...QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED...HURRY!) PRESTONE ANTI-FREEZE 1 GAL. SIZE $597 i J EA WHILE THE ANmSEZE B SUPPLY LASTS LIMIT 4 GULF LITE CHARCOAL LIGHTER 32FL.OZ. 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