Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 21, 1976 · Page 9
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 21, 1976
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Second Forum Scheduled At UA Today The second Arkansas Forum at I ho University of Arkansas, sponsored by the Deparlmcni of Speech ;ind ''Dramatic A r t , will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. today in the Communications Center, Room -314. Mrs. Mary Ingalls, instructor in speech and director of the Department's · forensics pro gram, said tryout speeches were held Friday, The forum is open to the public. The topic for debate \v\\\ "Resolved: That a consisten policy concerning Ihe use o alcoholic beverages at tin University of Arkansas shouli he established and enforced." * forum- Is a unique typ o f . audience decision clcbaic i which members of ihe audicne are encouraged to rcspon openly to arguments at an time and to change ttici Kjaling position according t the persuasiveness of th speaker and their view of th resolution, Mrs. Ingalls said. "This type oF frce-whcelin debate^introduced to th. Unl vcrsi (y by tbc I nlcrc'ol t' giatc Forensics Squad, with Jit ones as moderator, to aid slu ents in developing the communications .skills and 1 rovidc a legitimate., soundin oard for campus issues." The first Forum held April vas attended .by more. Uian 12 crsons and was broadcast lii WOT Radio KUAF, the sludei jroadcasting sfnlion. At th; (me, sludftnts voted 87 to 3 o reject th'o resolution that st Detailed Report Released Warmer weather is expected along the eastern : seaboard through tonight while rain Is likely from the mid-Atlantic Warming Seen coastal-region into New England and on the Pacific North- vest. However, (he rain ap-. pears at an end for most of . Ihe country. Arkansas can expect mild days anrl cntil nights as the skies become fair."(AP \Virephoto) Union Rights; Are Promoted LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Rep. Andrew Young, D-Ga., speaking agaJnst the so-called '"right to work" law, said Tuesday night that "Arkansas has to decide-whether it's going to hate or whether it's going to make money." Young, the First black congressman from Georgia in 101 years, made the /remarks in a speech to a.grainy.of black min; isters. Young's uppearace was - sponsored by supporters of a .petition drive to place on the general election ballot a pro posed constitutional · amend ·hient in revise' the 'right t ; .work law. .. The proposed a'mendmeri would allow a union-shop or an agency shop if the' employe agreed through negotiation am ; a majority of the workers vot/K f o r . i t . The right to work la\ ' prohibits requiring union- mem bership as a condition'of em , ploymenk · : Yonng said the only reaso , for the right to work law is "t \ keep wages low and kee ' people poor." Seeks Quick Trial PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) -- 'ormer. Pros. Atty. Sam Wecms of Pine Bluff said he ilans to ask the state Supreme rt on Wednesday to assign a retired judge to hear the case against him within 30 or 40 days. ·' . ' Weems was convict/Hi in 1975 of conspiracy to commit arson and accessory to arson, but the stale Supreme Court reversed .he conviction this year and ordered a new-trial. Circuit Judge Andrew Ponder of Newport- was assigned Ihe cas», which is to begin Aug. 16. However, Weems said Ponder has one of the heaviest case loads in the state and Aug., IS is hot soon enough-for the case to gcl)in. ; : : ' '·"'·. "I Frankly have the atntmini tion to prove that I'm not guil ty," said V/ejems. ;'I can prove that there have 'been 1 things concealed. Let's have some jus- lice and ict's have it quickly/ ' Wecms was disbarred in/197! for putting into his own banl account,, - without permission some settlement checks made out to five of his clients. Th state Supreme Court upheld Eh disbarrme'nt, but reduced it three years duration. Northwwt Arfcomas TIMES, Wed., April 21, 197 · 9 President Gets Income Tax Refund Check WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pres- lent Ford, who'paid $94,568.93 n 1975 federal income taxes, nly wailed a couple of weeks 3 get a refund check of 11,631.00 from the Internal ievemie Service. Ford's press secretary, Kon Wesson, released on Tuesday H elalled report on Ford's in- ome lax return, showing the 'resident made $251,591.24 last ·ear and had taxable income of 204,605.83. Messen said Ford's tax forms vere filed earlied this, montf ind that he received his refunc :heek during Ihe jA»sl week. NESSEN SMILES When asked why Ford "seems to get speedier service (from the IRS) than; the rest o us," Ncssen gave no answer other than to smile. : Ncssen said Ford paid $3S,20( more in federal taxes in IS" than he did the previous year. Gross income included th president's salary his $50.00 expense account and $1,991.2 in savings Account interesl small dividends and a net re (.urn on rental property th Fords own in. Virginia, Mich igan and Colorado. "The President hopes Ihi will be a model for the degre of detail on tax inforrnatio that all candidates should issu dent government at the Univc: sity of Arkansas should fc abolished. ? the voters whom they are skirig to elevate thorn to the residency," Nesseri said Ncssen said $106,200 lax was 'Uhheld from Ford's weekly aycheck. Ford claimed * $750 personal xcmptions for himself and his Oil Man To Speck Ray G. Stcitier, general sales manager For the cenlral region f Phillips Petroleum Company n Bartlesville, ,Okla., will make 'wo addresses in the University if Arkansas College of Dusincs Administration Thursday. Dr. G.E. Kiscr, chairman oF he Department oF Marketing a n d Transportation, saic Steincr will speak to the graduate class on problems ir narkeling at 9:30 a.m. and al 12:30 p.m., to 'the. senior Icvc c l a s s : i n m a r k e t i n g managements · - · · - · - · · . ' S t e i n e r joined ' - Phillips Petroleum Company in 195 J following his graduation from St. Louis University. Ho ad vanced t h r.p u R h variou. marketing positions from sale trainee within the jSIarketin; Department'. in - ' Bartlesville Kansas City. Mo.; and .Mem phis, , Tenn. ' before bein transferred : in 19R6 to Raleigh N.C., as marketing divisio manager. He a l s o served a manager of special products i Bartlesville. . , 'ife and Ehrce of his four chil- ren. He did not claim son :ove, who is working ptart lime n a ranch iri California; GROSS INCOME When the federal taxes are tided to state and local tax aymcnts of $11,941,91, Nesscn aid, they accounted For ,42 per ent of the family's gross income -- the tAime percentage s in 1974 when the Ford's ross income was some $104,000 owcr because the President ad earned a White House sala- y- For only five months of the ear. The Ford's 1975 state, local .nd other taxes was nearly double the 1974 figure of $5,985 'he President's higher income argely accounted For that, Nes sen said. Of his $50,000 expense count,, Ford deducted $23,000 as jusiness expenses. The largos single item in this category wa. he cost of buying and mailing 35,000 Christmas cards.-: ' iNesscti said the Fords spen the other $27,000 in expens money, but could not deduct i accause it was used for privat entertaining. · · The .Fords deducted ch*iri table contributions 'of $6,759.3 For 1975, up From $5,845 a yea earlier. Nesscn said most of th contributions^represented rela lively', small donations to large number of organization such as the Boy Scouts and th American Red Cross. Killer In Area . . CONWAY, Ark. (AP) -- MaJ* V. A. Tudor, chief of }he Slata oltce criminal investigation di- ision, said Tuesday the pprson ·ho killed , 12-year-old Dana lize of Vilonia probably Is no trangcr to Faulkner County. At a news conference^ Tudor idicatcd that the reason for elifiving tbc killer was from le area was,that th/) body was ound in a secluded pond. The child, disappeared April 3 .while walking home from father's service" station.- ler body was'·-.Found .Friday. \ulhortlies said she had been aped, beaten and strangled be- ore being dumped -into Ihe iond where she. apparently drowned. · ;;; ' " Tudor, said - investigators vould interview- many people about Ihe case, and some of hem .would bp given polygranh" ests. However, he ^said he vould not discuss any. evidence n the case. :'. ' , Sheriff Joe Martin of.'Faullc- ner County said six persons already had been given poly- ;raph tests and wpre;believed :o be telling the truth.- ·· ^Martin said a reward Fund now contained.$5.878. - . Tudor said State Police troopers and law enforcement officers from 'all over the 1 st ate had ·blunteered to work on the cas# on their own time. . :.; .'-Special Agent John', Kelly, who isiin charge of FBI-oper- atioris in Arkansas, .told tba news conference' that.; the FBI would continue.' to assist local authorities by. tracking .down out-of-state l,oads and providing laboratory tests. ' EVERYTHING MUST Public Hearings Set For Rate Increases LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The .ate Public Service Commis- ion scheduled public hearings \iesday.on 5.1 per cent rate in- reases requested by two elec- ric cooperatives. A hearing on Rich Mountain tcctric · · Cooperative's appli- alion will be May 15. The caring on an increase appii- atidri from .Carrol Electric Co- perative will be May 25. 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