Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 21, 1969 · Page 15
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 15

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 21, 1969
Page 15
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SUPERINTENDENT ... M. H. Robertson Himtsvirle Gets New Head Of Public Schools By JOHN CUNNIFF , NEW YORK (AP) - April Is ot the month that Englishmen, pecially the wealthy ones, rite nostalgic poetry about Iwse days. A lament might be lore appropriate, for the som- er Britain of today is not the merry one of yesterday. It is, instead, a severe one. he theme of the economy is produce more, use less." And ie chief means of achieving lis aim is to tax. tax, tax. Already harsh, taxes this pril have been raised even more, the purpose being to take nother $816 million of purchas- ng power out of the economy nd bring the nation's hopes more in line with its abilities. It's a cold April, and were lobert Browning writing today nstead of more than a century go, you might speculate that HUNTSVILLE - Meyers H Robertson has been n a m e i superintendent of Huntsvilli Schools to succeed Merle Webl who has resigned. Robertson, a native of Coa Hill attended the College of th Ozarks at Clarksville where h received his. bachelor of arts de gree and did graduate work a the University of Arkansa where he earned a master's de gree in education. He has served as principa of the Huntsville High Schoo for the past four years an taught five years in the Coa Hill school system prior coming to Huntsville. Hindu Holyman To Appear hi Court PATNA, India (AP) -- One o India's top four Hindu holymen the Jagadguru Shankarachary of Puri, has been ordered to a] pear in court Thursday in con nection with charges that h publicly advocated untouchabil ty. The government last week ai nounced in Parliament it ha urged the Bihar state govern merit to prosecute the Jagadgi ru for allegedly defending th practice of untouchability in speech here last month. The court hearing was calle to help determine whethr theree arc grounds for prosecuting u der the 13-year-old untouchabi ty act. If convicted, Jagadguru cou be jailed for up to two years an be fined $133. Th* TIMES I* Tht BMt Buy For Your Advertising Dollar L, Apf 21, 1M» · 111] Theme 01 British Economy Is Produce More And Use Less turn out the same amount of Ktl produced by 170 West Ger ans or 160 Frenchmen or 100 mericans. This, of course, means that ritish goods have been over- riced. In an effort to make iem more competitive, the ritish devalued their currency 1949 and 1967, thus lowering ie price of exports, raising the rice of imports. BACKGROUND These devaluations have had he aim of bringing money into British economy, making in- ustry more competitive, while t the same time making it more difficult for Britishers to But has it e would not be inspired to rite so wistfully, "Oh to be in England, Now that April's here." TAXES RISING Were he there, he would learn hat betting taxes are going up hat there's a brand-new tax on jingo game winnings, that the ax on a bottle of wine is being aised by 13 cents, and that gas jline taxes will total 54 cents a gallon. True, these levies on consum er items are leavened by in creases in old-age pensions and by the elimination of more than one million poor people from the ncome tax rolls, but they are stiff nevertheless. To businessmen, the increase are simply shocking: The corpo rate profit tax goes up to 45 pe cent from 42.5 per cent, and the payroll tax for employers rise o well over $5 a head from $4.50. But business does better tha he consumer in one area, anc that is borrowing. Business sti can deduct the interest cost o oans, but consumers no longe can do so, except for houses This, indeed, is a jolt, as ca be attested by any America who recently finished itemizin lis federal income tax deduc .ions. Car buyers, for example often have deductions of severa hundred dollars on loans. But n more. SLOW PROGRESS The background for such aus terity goes back a long way even to the days precedin World War II. and is tied to th breakup of the British Empire The present Britain did not en ter the postwar world very we equipped. Not only did it lose some of it finest manpower in two wars but its plants were damaged and old-fashioned, and its abil ty to utilize new technology wa snagged in a cobweb of ancien labor and management wor methods. A reliable estimate shows th within the past few years Bri ain needed more than 200 men to turn over. pend money, Forked? The latest figures show that 16 months after devaluation of the British pound sterling, the Brit- sh slowly are improving their ituation. Alttwugh still in debt, low progress is noted. More impressive is the rise in roductivity of British workers, or this is the key to the ability f British goods to compete in oreign markets. Last year this roductivity rose 6.3 per cent ompared with 2.6 in other 'ears. Nevertheless, the pace of improvements seems too slow to 5ritish leaders, and so they add on taxes--not only to take pending power out of the economy but to add revenues for ratting it on a more stable foun- lation. It's a stern discipline, and its more likely to evoke the recita- ion not of Browning but of a more recent English poet. T. S. Sliot. He wrote, "April is the cruellest month ..." ImMefcil Attend Mwtinj Twelve r.ret medical a«»i»t-|| ante will attend the 15th annual state Medical Assistants con- II vention in Little Rock April 2527. Members of the Pulaski|| County group will be hostesses. The House of Delegates will|| meet Friday. Among those giving reports will be Oeany B«id of Fayetteville, who will report on public relations. Educational workshops will be held on Saturday. A panel discussion conducted by Drs. C. A. Bradford of Fort Smith, Millard Black of Little Rock, Tom Ed Townsend of Pine Bluff and Jack Harrison of Texarkana, will be held following the workshop. The Washington county group will be hoistess for a social hour prior to the installation dinner Saturday night. Sunday's events call for a talk by Jaunita Ainsworth of Dallas, Tex., of the American Medical Assistants Society. Attending from this area are Mary Jane Hall, Marilyn Ward, Elizabeth Keigley, Nona Allen, Veda Tassey, Johnny Harness, Deany Reid, Mary Lou Smith, Ann Dorman, Nell Francis, Judy Stewart and Toni Weis. No Injuries Reported In Train Wreck POYEN, Ark. (AP) -- A spokesman for the Rock Island _ines says it may take as long as a week to clear an area of track between Poyen and Leola where more than 50 cars derailed Sunday. No one was injured in the mishap. The spokesman said the 135- car train was en route from El Dorado to Little Rock. He said traffic would have to be rerouted around the area. Officials said the accident occurred when one car derailed and 20 more turned over. Reportedly, the next 37 cars stayed on the track but the 38th car derailed causing another 32 Two Killed In Canadian Train Wreck Sunday TORONTO (AP) -- A teen-age girt and a fireman were killed Sunday night when a Canadian National Railways' passenger train hit an open switch at 60 miles an hour and smashed into a line of tank cars parked on a siding. A railway spokesman said someone sawed off a protective padlock, opened the switch, and did it in such a way that the open-closed indicator showed the switch to be closed. The fireman, Charles Baker of Sarnia, was trapped under two feet of mud when one of the two diesel engines landed on its side. The girl, Gladys Brennan, 18, of Barkers Pint, N.B., was crushed in the vestibule be- .ween two cars. About 30 of the 250 passengers were injured, none seriously. The train had just left Toronto national Airport. ····^^·^^HH WE SELL OR RENT Cntcket-Commod* Chain Wheel Chairs-Walker.. Etc. Bankers' hours were onn tin envy of everybody* Not any more. Hera at FfcttNatfonat tmsirwa bustles fsr into the night; most nights. Our computers hum on irrespectto off hours or tha cilendsf. The First National people «bo think for thai* Meannhifff, ether officers and employees have their homes to attend meetings with many civic, school, church and area organizations - offering their talents and abilities is a way of contributing to a better city i bttttr life- for aO. city. it9 BIR! this Wheramr you need SERVICE, Install us. Anytimt ThtFrVrtNitfanHBanfctnd lob. Audio Inc. 107 NORTH COLLEGE FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. SAVE! SAVE! OUR FIRST SALE EVER! A sale of factory demonstration equipment, some used equipment, some new equipment. A few warranty cards are missing from demonstration items - - - But - - all will carry a brand new warranty!!!!! EXTRA EXTRA · SPECIAL Garrard SL-75 Automatic Turntable with Empire 888ve cartridge. Includes turntable, base, dust cover and cartridge for $115.00 !!! · KLH Demonstrators · We have demonstration models of superb KLH modular stereo. Several available at reduced prices--as well as several KLH speaker systems not listed below. Speakers Wharfedate W60-0 1 only $250.00 Frazier Manhattan Speaker System per pair $165.00 2 Frazier Super Midget Systems per pair $ 50.00 Wharfedaie W40-D Speaker System 2 for $160.00 2 Bozak B 211 Bookshelf Speaker Systems .. 2 for $160 CASH Wharfedaie W60-D lonly $225perpair Sony Items Complete Line of Sony Portable Radios, Clock Radios, Cassettecorders!!!! COME, SEE AND BUY!!!!! BARGAINS, BARGAINS, BARGAINS 1 Mclntosh MX-110 tuner-preamplifier 1 Pioneer belt drive turntable, w/pioneer tone arm and cartridge, with e*rro head, tools, etc. BRAND NEW Benjamin 1050 compact stereo system with top rated Miracord changer 1 KLH 20-Plus complete stereo system on demonstrator pedestals Thorens TD-150AB with ortofon cartridge, base, dust cover Sony 530 tap* recorder Empire speaker systems 1 Bozak Mediterranean console, slightly damaged EICO 3200 stereo tuner kit, list price $99.95 EICO receiver and tuner kits CASH $175.00 $130.00 $100.00 off regular price $ 75.00 off regular price $140.00 $265.00 25% Off $79.95 20% Off 1 Only DYNA stereo kit 1 only Garrard Mark II changer--an oldie, but a goodie! New in box, with base. Empire 888E cartridge EICO Sound 'n Color Kit- Great for ruining your eyes!! 2 wired EICO Sound 'n Color demonstrators (regular $80) Marantz straightline tracking SLT12U turntable. Take it and run. 1 Electro Voice FM/AM stereo EV 1278 receiver 1 KLH 25 console (Garrard changer, FM/stereo receiver) 2 Marantz Model 15 power amplifiers. Please come in and inquire. Price will not be disclosed except in person. 1 Sony TC 666D deck demonstrator $139.95 $50.00 $44.95 $ 60.00 Each $200.00 $175.00 $290.00 $440.00 We carry the city's only selection of open reel pre-recorded tapes! · Hi-Fi Junk! · 1 Bogen manual play turntable $ 20.00 1 Rek-c-Kut L-34 (good but large) $20.00 1 Rek-o-Kut K-33H with Empire arm and ADC cartridge $ 45.00 1 Garrard AC88 automatic changer, less center spindle. Door priced to first man in $ 1.00 1 Garrard RC 121 Mark II automatic changer. Door priced to first man in, or free with purchase of any cartridge $ .50 1 Lafayette receiver, LA 900T $100.00 1 Roberts 77X tape recorder (less than 8 hours use) $225.00 Cash 1 Sherwood FM tuner $90.00 Audio Inc. I 1617 No. College Fayetteville, Ark.

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