Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 9, 1972 · Page 6
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 9, 1972
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h '· NerthwMt Arkanscu TIMES, W«d. r Aug.'9, t97J - t rAYKTIIVILlK, ARKANSAS . I - ; ; - . Biinipers Calls For Amtrak Service In Slate '-·WASHINGTON (AP) -- GoV. JJalo Bumpers -urged Amtrak .and (lit 'Arkansas congressional .delegation here' Tuesday to 'seek federal funds for gelling -passenger Iraln service' through: 1 the state. The Arkansas group met with Roger Lewis, president of the National Railroad - P a s s e n g e r 'Cprp.,'called Amtrak. in Sen John L, McClollan's office. 'Author Dies 7 NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) -.-- Edward Barry Roberts, 71, a 'New York City author and former faculty member of the Yale School of Drama, where ·he taught television writing, died Sunday. He: wrote the "play, "Forsaking All Others," They asked about the prospects of, gelling railroad, passenger service In Arkansas. Lewis suggested, accofdiiig lo one conferee, that it -might bq possible to work out a.p.lan for the slate to pay two-thirds ot any loss on passenger service to Hie stale. ' However, Bumpers voiced doubt that the Arkansas legisla lure would-approve such a plan and'lie'said'it would involve negotiations with adjoining states, said Amtrak is subsidialig passenger service and that he _.. .. scan Amtrak budget requests i f ' Arkansas is discriminated against, according to an aide. McClellan is chairman of the i Senate Appropriations Committee, which handles Amlrak fund reqjcsls. The Arkansans urged Lewis lo request funds for passenger train service through Little Rock on a route between St. Louis and Dallas. in other stales would carefully Tom Neol Dies HOLLYWOOD (AP) -- Actor Tom Neal. 59. · who played he- man roles in 180 movies before his career collapsed after a fist-fight scandal over, an actress in 1951, died Monday at his home. Neal was released from prison last December after serving six years for involuntary manslaughter in the slaying of bis third wife. Renuicn Planned ' At Si, Paul High A reunion for all'graduates of,St. Pnvil High School will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Hickory -Creek Recreational area in Slirlngdalc. Lena Mae Martin, clutlrmnn, asks thai,' all c l a s s m a t e s contact members In order that oil classes are represented at the cooperative . picnic lunch. Families of graduates are also invited to attend. Further Information may be obtained by calling Mrs. Martin at 521-1241 days or 677-2290 after working hours., How They Vo»ed ·WASHINGTON/CAP) -- Sens. Jv W. Fulbright. and John L. McClellan. both -D-Ark., voleti against art amendment Tuesday as the Senate rejected the proposal thai would require registration of all handguns and li* censing of the owners. Pane! Favors Loan Guarantees To Railroads WASHINGTON (AP) -- A congressional subcommittee's plan to aid,the surfRCc-transIl industry: reportedly Includes $5 billloii in' federal loan guarantees for -Mili-cads. i . ·-. The House transportation subcommittee agreed Tuesday on a bill which sources saitl contains now financial assistance and revisions in basic'le- gal procedures for railroads and the trucking and barge hv duslrics. The legislation, which. now goes to tlie House Commerce Committee, is similar to pro posals under review in a Senate committee. . . The House subcommittee bill is the result of lengthy hearings and extensive subcommittee review. It combines provisions of rival measures offered. by Industry, the Nixon -adminis tralion and consumer groups sources sutd. i The loan guarantees will bo primarily for railroads in financial troubl? and will be administered through Hie Transportation Department. It would back loans up to a total of $3 billion on rolling slock and $2 billion on plant facilities, such us track and right-of-way programs. General Dies At 88 LAC : du FLAMBEAU, Wis. (AP)' -- Brig. Gen. Joseph B. Barzynskl, 88, who served in the World War I and II and was liaison officer to the Polish Republic, died Tuesday at his summer home. His last post was as commandant of the Chicago quartermaster depot in the town where lie spent Ills early years. Tho bill provides an abandon- iiiont : procedure lo replnco current Inibrslnto Commerce Commission regulatory arrangements and make It easier for railroads to drop unprofitable operations. The legislation alno provides a-$35-mllllon grant to help railroads keep track of their boxcars, u major problem In recent years. Truffles Authority 'CORVALL1S, Ore. (AP) -Helen .Gilkey, 86, n retired member of the Oregon State University faculty and an internationally recognized authorlts on the European delicacy of truffles, died Monday. Mrs. Gil key also was known for her re search in flowering plants and noxious weeds. Fayelleville Man Promoted j Alfred 13. Knccontl of Rouls* «, FaypUovlllo' 1ms been; promoted to colonel In the U;i 5. 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