Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 14, 1969 · Page 7
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Court House Report: Host Recipients Pleased WHh Food Stamps By KARRELL CONNER TIMES SUK Writer With the Washington County IXTENSION HOMEMAKEDS (LUB WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Extension Homemaker Clubs in Washington County will meet according to the following schedule: Monday: Oak Grove, community building, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday: Bethel Grove, community building, 1:30 p.m.; Telephone Wives. Mrs. Scott Minton, 1 p.m.; Winslow, Mrs. Ellen Center. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday: Growing 59ers, First State Bank, 1 p.m.; Rhea, Mrs. Louis Ellis. 1:30 p.m.; Salem, community building, 10 a.m.: Zion-Oakland. Mrs. J. H. Burge, 1:30 p.m. Thursday: Farmington, club rooms. 1:30 p.m.; Cherry Belle, Mrs. Max Tate. 1:30 p.m.; Lincoln. Mrs. Elsie Hackworth, 2 p.m.: Stony Valley, Mrs. W. S. Bonner. 11:30 a.m. Friday. Apple Blossom. AQ Chicken House. 12 noon: Buck- nrr, Mrs. Nell Hughes, 1:30 p.m.: Home Lovers, Mrs. Mary Hamhlin. 9:30 a.m. Food Stamp Program now In; Its third month. « ipot check (hows that both the recipients and the grocers, a* a whole, are well pleased. The food stamp program replaced the monthly doling out of surplus commodities to low income families on Feb. 4, and also resulted ir. a savings to the county. Mrs. Mary Hosmer, issuing officer supervisor, said 356 families purchased food stamps during March, topping February's total by three. These families paid $7,737 for $16,012 worth of stamps which they use to purchase food items at participating grocer stores in the county. She said the 356 families represented 944 persons. The increase in March came as a surprise, because the sponsoring U.S. Department of Agriculture authorized half-price issuance of stamps during February. The 353 families who took advantage of the special in February received $15,870 worth of stamps for only $4.764. One grocer commented that he was "highly pleased" with the food stamp program with had experienced little difficulty in exchanging food for stamps. Unlike most government pro- M O U N T COMFORT: There wore 16 members present for the cooperative l u n c h e o n served in conjunction with the April meeting at the community house. Hostesses were M r s . Eurico Porter and Mrs. O p a l Lamb. Airs. Catherine Hatfield directed the program on planting and rooting flowers a n d shrubs. Members discussed the upcomiing tour, workshop and the Laundry Fair set for May 14 at the Fairgrounds. The next meeting will he held May 1. Mrs. Cora Shively DOGWOOD: S e v e n members and one guest answered roll call at the April meeting held in the home of Mrs. Pat Moore. The Fair Booth and Club Exchange E n t e r t a i n m e n t Committees were appointed. P l a n s were made to hold a workshop to make tray favors for the Veterans Hospital May 27. Mrs. W. W. Love presented ;i program on spring flowers and birds of the aro;t. The next meeting will be held May 13. .Mrs. Linda Townsend SUMMERS: Mrs. Zella Burk-h ett discussed ways to make money at the April meeting held in the club rooms. Mrs. Pansy Jackson, Mrs. Emma Sherman and Mrs. Jewell Pres colt were iiostesses. Mrs. B. Karnes gave a demonstration on how to make buttons from; plastic rings. Mrs. Claudia Reed WHITE ROCK: Members discussed purchasing new s t o r m doors and painting the community building at the April meeting ho.ld in the home of Mrs. Ralph Tipton. Plans were made for the upcoming tour to Fort Smith. The next meeting will be held Mav 13 at the community building. grams, there ii only a minimum of w£ tape involved for the grocer. The food stamp plan has resulted in a savings to the county, in that it was necessary for the county to transport the surplus commodities from Little Rock to Fayetteville. In addition, the cost in maintaining the commodity building on Gregg St. amounted to approximately $1,300 in 1968 and $2,372 in 1967. The food stamp issuance of fice is located in the old Armory building, now an annex to the court house since its purchase by the county. BIGGEST OBSTACLE County Judge Vol Lester says he is "leaving no stone unturned in his continuous effort to relocate the county jail in the Armory basement. His biggest obstacle: money. He is investigating all possible angles to find "ways and means" to finance the remodeling including the possibility of some federal funding program from which money might be secured. "No one is more concerned than I am over the deplorable condition of the county jail." Lester declared and added that relocation of jail this year still is his number one project ^V WwUl^^W ^^^^^^H ^MifV (·Heps Setk MTC WORCESTER. Man. (AP) Army Chief of Staff Gen. William C. Westmoreland says that despite all the campus furore over Reserve Officer Training Corps programs, "no official group" has petitioned the military to eliminate the program Worcester Sunday to participate in a dedication ceremony for a Vietnamese hospital built with contributions from area residents, spoke at a news conference. He said that while campus war protestors are seeking elimination of ROTC, scores of colleges want to start ROTC pro- or change it substantially. Westmoreland, who was in grams. The general said 97 institutions applied for the program during the past year and 30 were approved. Nomtd To Board MMT TMMI, MM., AIM* 14, IN* · f At Annual ASNE Convention cabinet officials, consumer-crusader Ralph Nader and the Smothers brothers will address the annual convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors this week. Secretary of State William P. Rogers, Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird and Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Robert H. Finch are hilled as luncheon speakers for the c o n v e n t i o n which begins Wednesday. On opening day. President Nixon's first 100 days in office will he assessed by a panel consisting of NAACP Executive Director. Roy Wilkins. former Sec- NEW YORK (AP) -- Bill D. jretary of State Dean Acheson: Moyers. vice president and pub-1 columnist Joseph Alsop. and lisher of the Long Island news-i paper Newsday and one time Honor FDR press secretary to former President Lyndon B. Johnson, has' WARM SPRINGS. Ga. {API been elected to the Board o f , -- About 400 persons paid trib- Trustees of the Rockefeller;ute to President Franklin D. Foundation. jRoosevelt Saturday, the 24th an- The foundation announced ] niversary of his death here at Sunday that Moyers would re-1 the T.ittle White House, place Clifford M. Hardin. who! They heard an address by the resigned to become U.S. secre- late president's oldest child, tary of agriculture. 'Anna Roosevelt Halstcd. Editors To Assess Nixon's First 101 Days WASHINGTON (AP) - Three Adalbert de Segonzac, corre-,Smothers, will speak. spondent (or France Soir. Three former newspapermen who moved into government positions will describe "How looks from the Other Side" Wednesday afternoon's business session. They are Creed C. Black, assistant secretary health, education and welfare; Herbert G. Klein, director communications for the executive branch, and J. Russell Wiggins, former ambassador to the United Nations and rrtirrrl edi tor of the Washington Post. Thursday's panels will consider violence and campus revolts in the United States. Nader and Laird will address the convention the same day. The convention will close with a banquet following a While House reception Friday night. CBS television's controversial comedy team. T o m and Dick SPRING SAU '/ Pric« Thru Apr* Current Dividend Now your regular passbook and investment savings earn more at Fayetteville Building ft Loan. 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