Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 13, 1976 · Page 3
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 13, 1976
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' D a t a "NAllONAl WSATHrfc \ N O A A , UX Dffpt of C o m m e r c e 1^** H w I e m p » r « t u f » ( or onto, '' NATIONAL WEATHlj* StKVlCf, f,$. D«pt. ef Co«m«ra Showers Through Wednesday ' Arkansas should be mostly cloudy \vith periods of slicuv- . ers a n d thundorshnivcrs .through Wednesday. Prcchil- '' f n l i o t i most likely in western half. Little cliangc in tcmncr- a t lire (lirnugh We'd ncsday. Warm weather 1 is forecast Tor the Soulhcasl but most of [hfi nation is expected to remain cool. Suimy skies arc forecast for most areas liut rain is 'c: pmclcil for r^ri of l n c Soull west and from, eastern Okli lirnna to southern L Io(va. (A Wircpholo) Six Fayelleville Students Win Top Awards Six Fayclleville High School udenls look lop awards in the cent Junior Academy of icncc meeting held at the livcrsily of Arkansas at LEUIc ack. Lynn Jones placet! first any and M i k e Tribble first tlic' chemical division. Nina olloff was second in zoological vision; Marc McGuiro second Botany and KaUierine Edan second in.chemical. Mohini lalrathi took a third place. vard in botany. The students competed will 5 students from over Uifi state id presented the winning apcrs. Also competing were len Berry, Steve Edmislei nd Hilt Gnirl. All arc member f tbc Fayctteville High Schoo unior Academy of Science. The Academy provides slu enls an opportunity to do som ndepcndcnt research and pri cut 'their findings at stat neelings. Barry Han stein acuity sponsor. Norlhwesl Arkansas TIMES, Tuesday, April 13, 1976 History On Wheels Freedom. Train In Arkansas Ledbetrer Speaks SEARCY, Ark. (AP) -- Con Sessional candidate Cal Le letter said Monday that retiree icrsons on fixed incomes a: iomelimcs faced wilh crcii lis crimination. Ledbctter, a slate represent live from Little Rock, alst; unnecessary limitations pluccd on the amount of mon retired persons can earn wit out suffering a cut in the Soef Security checks. He spoke to a meeting of the NORTH LITTLE HOCK (AP) Under a blanket of pale grey noke. the 2R-car American reedotn Train, « rolling red, lite and blue storybook of merlcmi history, chugged into jrtti Little Hock Monday The t r a i n , parked on a siding Vestal Park, began its three- iy Arkansas engagement to ly. II will be open from 8 a.m itil 10 p.m. North Lllllc Hock its only Arkansas slop. Powered by a 425-Ion former Southern Pacific Lines slcan ocomotive, Ihe train kepi n-time schedule through Ar ansas ttial probably would lake Amlrak envious., The train left St. Louis abou :30 n.m. Monday and was due o arrive at Newport about 11 ,m. to lake on water, i news ncdia representatives and cily officials from Little Rock and North Little Hock. However, - tbe train snaked nip Newport about 45 minutes :arty, prompting one reporter o remurk tbat it might be Ihe first time in American history train was early instead .of late. ' ' ' The train also was on time as t puffed into North Little Rock. The train slopped in Missouri at Piedmont find Poplar, Bluff before g e t t i n g ' to Newport, ..'here the lor, 1 it fire department was ready witb a pumper to fill ihe engine's 22,000.gallon, tank. The steamer stops for water about every 125 miles. Sightseers, many armed witb cameras and small children, lined the tracks ut most, of the whistle stops between-Newport Many press members congregated -"in the deck of the obser- ·atlon car as the t r a i n rolled oward N o r t h Little Rock. The cars in many cases arc of 1920s' vintage and were re vorketl by the Freedom Tt'.nn s t a f f and volunteers. The train lias a staff of about 100. Thirty-six military person nel are assigned by the Army safety monitors. "\Vc aren't uere for security purposes,' said one sergeant. "But we an: call security if the nccc arises." Ray Florcs, 50, of Hichmond Calif., has been a member o (be train's crew since it be, its nationwide lour a year ago this month; "It's a once in i lifetime opportunity to sec the country," said Flores, who prc vknisly worked wilh the Sant Fc Railroad. Florbs was in on the origin'a restoration work on Uic cars. "The people appreciate . train; 1 ' he said. "They appro crate your work. That makes all worth while." . M a i m i n g , said it look ahou x months to got the train .op crating. He said that in i tl past .year, many of tlic pro lems associated with oporalio had been worked out. "I thin the train is in the best sliap ow it lias been in on the entire iir," lie said. Freedom Train officials had othing but praise [or the nooth trackage along HIP Ar- insas route. This is super track." sail tanning. "In New Hampshire, wctit down track that E on't think a train had been own in years. We cut a swath long the way. It actually cratcbcd Uie sides of the rain." The imin carries 550 aril act?, original documents and n em crab ilia loaned from more han 2,00 museums and private collectors through the :country. A moving walkway takes iewcrs through 10 displa ronically. N T trlh Little Rock s the 7GUi stop on t h e ti\iin's our. M a n n i n g said the train's schedule originally had called or only 7(1 slons, but that it Inter was decided lo take the t r a i n o more than 100 communities \\ -!B states over a 21-month pa- EVEREST i JENNINGS WHEELCHAIRS FOLDS TO 10" HENTM.S f SALEJ F»j«tte»ll!« DrM E. Side Squire V ««-W3 SAVE NOW wilh ULTRA STEAM CARPET and FURNITURE CLEANING alia LUlni Room and 'Hall n Sleantil and m odorlic d CALL NOW $19.95 Ph. 521-3620 Scarcy American As5ociaLEon ol licit red Person s , said there was justifiable reason for imposing a limit, as low as 52,750 on the utnounl u person may earn from working. A more reasonable limit, given the present economic situation, is $5,000." North LRllo Flock and shouted and waved at the passing t r a i n , Cars slowed and horns honked at many points along route where the ^ Wallace Begins ·I: Western Swing : Of Campaign ! !'" MONTGOMERY, 'Ala. (AP)-- V'.Gqv. George C. , Wallace was - f l y i n g to Texas today ,on the -V. first leg of a five-day western Officials Reject Proposal swing in -search ol ,* A additional delegates to Demo cralic national convention. , . , ; Wallace's itinerary, release* ,. Monday by his national cam ;-;paign headquarters here, re :·; fleets the austerity tbat has been forced on the campaign ."by a shortage of funds. · ' ' ' The Alabama governor' '"schedule for his visits to Texa "and Arizona is heavily- wcighlct *·' witb news media interview _ and the taping of radio and j-television broadcasts. They rt *! place the more costly mass ra t' lies that marked Wallace' S! campaign in tbe earlier pri «! maries. i; Wallace is to visit eight cities »· in a crowded three-day visit, to 2. Texas, beading late Thursday 5| io Arizona, tbc home stale of Democratic presidential hopeful Judge Orders Strikers To Return lo Work SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jnion officials liave reacted icgatively to a new proposal for ending the traffic - snarling 14-day municipal craft workers' walkout. On Monday, a judge ordered strikers to return to work. The new plan presented Monday night to 10 striking unions wo u Id soften scheduled p ay cuts by stretching them over a three-year period in order to ' 'reduce the i mpa ct on tbc worker and his family, 11 said Board "of Supervisors President Quontin Konp, "This is unrealistic" said Laborers Union leader George Evankovich, an opinion second ed by Carpenters Union hcac Joseph O'Sullivan, who called the proposal "absurd." The supervisors asked for. an official -response by 8 a.m. and scheduled a board meeting for has not been affected. Also on Monday, Labor Secretary W.J. U.sery Jr. said he had instructed James Scearcc, director of the'Federal Media-; tion and Conciliation Service, to contact both sides and offer to mediate tbe dispute. Strike leaders sent Uscry a telegram Sunday asking him to step in personally lo t r y lo break.what they caled a hopeless deadlock. I T r a f f E e congestion which has plagued the city throughout the strike worsened Monday wiser unrelated walkout idler juses serving suburbs across the Golden Gate Bridge. The bus" drivers struck after reject .ng a proposal which city offi cluls said would raise the aver age pay and benefits of driver from about $26,000 to §23,000 a year,- Ari estimated 9,250 commul ers who usually ride the busc to San Francisco were forced t turn lo private cars, and traffi \yas reported about double not mal on the scenic span. · / tracks parallel U.S. 07. After tbc passage of llic train, souvenier seekers conk be seen picking up coins -- flat cnetl by Ebc jieavy equipmen from the rails. Al Bcebe and Jacksonville undrcds of school children !ncd the tracks for a glimps of Ihe train. For most of Ih tudcnls. it probably was Ihei irst look ul a steam locomo ive. "1 enjoy the kids more lha he adults." said one of th rain's staffers. "The kids arc greal parl of Ibis." . . Steam vanished from the m jor Arkansas railroads, a n lost of the others in trie co'j try, aboul 20 years ago as thc| dlescls took over. The shorlliiie Reader Railroad in south Arkansas was powered by steam until it discontinued regular service about three years ago. The train never tops 45 milus \ Rep. Morris Udall. lie is (o remain in Arizona 3! until Saturday afternoon when J! he flies lo Little Rock, Ark., for ·; liis last campaign stop of Ihe !' week before returning here. '! Conceding "Ihe odds, arc 5' great" against his winning the -1 Democratic presidential nomi- i! nation this year, Wallace never- 31 thetcss has said he will remain two hours later. Earlier Monday, Superior 1 convention. Following ve candidate through the his third-place ; showing in Wisconsin primary last week, Wallace slipped from - second lo fourth place in ciolc- - gate strength among the Dctno- ! cratic contenders with a total ! o[ 104 delegates committed to ! him. I! Hearing Set For | Magness Case \' PINK BLUFF, Ark. (AP) "J The Pine Bluff Civil Service '·· Commission Monday night set j' April 21 as a hearing dale on ' Ihe dismissal of former police V. Lit Tom Magness, who is seek i! ing reinstatement, i' Maenads. 3f_ a IQ-yoar police discharged in Court Judge John E. Benson ruled tlic strike illegal, ordering a halt to picketing that lias shut down some city services, including buses, trolleys and cable cars which, carry 250,000 passengers a day/ Victor Van Bourg. ari altor- ney for the sinkers", said after Monday's hearing ,they would ignore the order on grounds it s unconstilutionahvA temporary restraining order issued vithoul a hearing minutes after he strike began March 31'has been ignored,' and " there have jecn no arrests. . City Atty. Thomas O'Connor said he would mcct'today-.with he governing Board .of Supervisors to map strategy for implementing the ~order/H6''j*iic ,Iie proba bl c proccdu re woulc e to serve the order* on pick- clers and arrest them if they continue picketing, . . , , - · . O'Connor said violators could be fined $500 and sent to jail for five days, While union pickets marched elsewhere, about 20 sign-waving citizens marched around the strike headquarters protesting the vvalboul. "AH of Ihe residents are disgusted, are outraged because ot ust 1,000 labor people who are WASHINGTON (AP). -- 'Many eadine congressional architects of the new Postal Service say he postal reorganization has been a disappointment. The Postal Reorganization Act of 1070 passed the House by 339 to 20 and the Senate by 57 to 6 and was signed into law by former President Richard M. Vixon, But many of those who voted for the changes arc hav- Architects Oi New Postal System Have Second Thoughts rcated isn't ; working : and it is ow painfuly clear to me that lere ' arc' no . solid.'improvements in prospect. This bright ew machinery, under . this jresent manugcment, simply ing second thoughts. "We Were sold a bill goods," said Rep.. Charles -JMagness, 35, *: veteran, was *; January for alleged d e p a r t m e n :' tal violations. He bas appealed ; - bis dismissal and his attorneys · : have filed a federal court law- Si suit seeking $100,000 in dam- ','· ages against the city. V The commission also agreed ":', Monday night to hear a l l mo- 3! tions and objections filed in ;, connection witb the hearing at ;.; 5 p.m. Wednesday. ;' Magness was fired for viola- ·j tion of "rules and regulations. 1 ' }' conducl unbecoming to an offi- '-· cer, neglec (of duty and ab- t\ scencc from duty withoul olli- ;i cial leave. sn't flying." Udall, now candidate for ho Democratic presidential nomination, has urged a series of changes, including congrcs- ionalty mandated standards · of service,- more automation In moving the mail arid congressional veto power over mai rate increases. Wiiilc some key supporters o! the 1970 plan are ciuctant now X) link themselves, with post'd Wilson, chairman of the House wstal facilities subcommittee, who voted for it in 1970. "The Republicans had Biount working their side of the aisle and the Democrats had O'Brien working on their side. It was a bad, bad mistake, one of the worst mistakes Congress has made," said Wilson, a Demo crat from California. He re f erred to former postmasters general Winton M. Blonnl, a Republican, and Lawrence F O'Brien, a Democrat. The goal of tbe 1070 law wa to lake politics out of the old Post Office Deparlmcnt while using businesslike methods to make mail service more el ficicnt. ' Accordingly, the post uA.ijanu.vui on i \t\i -master general \\\is removed (j ov navid Roron received an , reorganization, others l i k e Chaiman Gale W. McCee, D\V"yo"., of the Senate Post 'Office Committee, said that only a few changes ae needed now "in those areas where we fell short, "There was no basic miscalculation in the structure of the new organiv.ation. The basic thing that went wrong was the cost factor," McGee said, .referring to tSic service's current financial crisis. per hour while traveling. John E. Manning, the train's operations chief, said tbc cnrginc was capable of speeds up to I I P m.p.h. and that it actually op- more efficiently at Ilia higher speeds. However, it travels at the slower rate for safety and so that its delicate cargo of Americana will riot be shaken. Shadowing the oil-burning steam locomotive along tbe route were two Missouri Pacific riicsels sporting the hicenleri- li'.il color scheme. The cliesols were there, railroad officials said, not so much for their pulling power, but to lake over in Ihe event Ihe steam engine developed trouble. Crew members said the die- sell; were used a couple of times in h i l l y terrain south of SL. Louis. The sleam 'locomotive pulls about eight more passenger-type cars t h a n ' w a s . n o r mal for a sleam engine in the days when sleam was king of the rails, The V f P cars, located at the rear of the train, were reminders of Ihe golden age of railroading. The carpeted 1 parlor airs had plush swivel chairs sofas, reading lamps and ta hies. One car sported an antique player piano. The rear car, an observation car, offered , the press desks even telephones, though the phones weren't working while the train was movirrg. Boren I n v i t e d OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - way overpaid. They have absolutely ruined our city," said Anne Fogelbcrg, a member oi San Franciscans For, the group which successfully urged the repeal fast fall of a lucralie pay formula for craft workers. The supervisors' attempt to implement thai charier change with some 55.7 million in pay cuts for craft workers triggered the strike, Another group of citizens pushed brooms to c l e a n up Market Street, one of the city's major thoroughfares. Then they took a rented truck and collected the trash which has piled up in litter receptacles "in the downtown area. Collection of from the Cabinet, congressional authority to eel postal rates was ended,'and patronage appointments were abolished. But the new mail agency h*as lost money every year since it began. This year's deficit is expected to he a record $1-5 billion, and the Postal Service says it could be insolvent within a year without additional subsidies from Congress. There also have been comnhiints in Congress about diminished invitation Monday from the town of Beaver to participate in the a n n u a l World Championship Cow Chin Throwing Contest to b£ held there April 24. The cow chip contest is the highlight of the town's Cimarron Territory Celebration. New Airman service. In addition, the new Postal garbage in private buildings House, said, "The system we Service's highly mechanized Si- billion system for sorting packages and some other types of mail has met sharp criticism in Congress for high rates of damage lo (he packages. Rep. Morris Udall, D-Anz., Ihe leading sponsor in the " 'The syslcm we Route ir. son of Mr. has achieved the rank of Airrrran First Class al McDill AFB, Fla. He is an administrative specialist with a unit of the Tactical Air Command. Win f red Moser three counts of marijuana. of Nortork, delivery of B!ankctif.hip said the names LOf the other three who were in- idictecl will be anounccd today. PIONEER has Homeownefs LOANS ,$2 ? 000 : $15,000 tt OklilfoU Slite fletulittt Rill*. ; Sefvics Since 1932 -Gel Enl'a Cash Now Consolidate Debls i Col Your Payments Ho Brokef Fees-or Poials PIONEER FINANCE OF OKLAHOMA INC OUT OF TOM f t l COUEC! Sifoam Springs. 9W2H-6185. N E E D A CALCULATOR H O M E OR O F F I C E TRY MARCHANI # · CALCULATORS ·TYPEWRITERS · ADDERS ·COPIERS SUPPLIES · SCM PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS 200 ADICKSON ST. PH. 521-6545 Loran Combs -- Gene While -- Fed Laney Social Success of the Season , . , the jumpsuit. 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