Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 21, 1976 · Page 21
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 21, 1976
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tt · Northwett Arkansas TIMES, Wed., April IT, 1976 FATETTEVlLLi:, A R K A N S A S 'Firsf Mama' Gcfj Her Own CB Radio S A N - A N T O N I O , Tex.' (AP) -- 'irst Lady Belly. Font Iricd-oul or Ihc first lime her own, port- iblc CHIzcns Uunrt radio. You got 'First .Maina.'"'she olel nearly atiy clttzens batui ·ailio' enthusiast 'willing to talk intl tuned to Channel 12 here Tuesday Tivo'CB operators who called lie First Lady identified Ihcm elves as "Starship Enterprise' imi "Peg Leg Charlie. Mrs. Koi'd s p o k e , i n a" crisp ! oice but hailed occasionally;to consult a list of citizens band radio terms, She soi'd she picked the i and EC "First M a m a ' ' , at the gestion of comedian: FH Vilsoji. A "handle" is an idchli ying name used in CB convcr sations, The radio was a, gift from her junily, arranged by daughter iisan, Mrs. Ford was in San Antonio campaigning for her husband vho faces Republican challcng or Ronald Reagan in,the May 1 Texas primary Rally In Portugal ·{ember* and followers of the 'ortuguese Communist Parly :heer for their leaders at * post-midnight rally on a Lisbon soccer field About 3D 000 attended (he lasl major elect- ion ' r a l l y of Ihe PCP before Ihe April 25 parliamentary elections. (AP Wirepholo) jexual Discrimination Refusing Advances Shouldn't Lose One's Job WASHINGTON CAP) -- « you lose -your job or a promotion because jou won't plav ga m« behind tb« filing cabinet with the boss, .you may be able to make a federal case out of it. A federal judge ruled here Tuesday that a worker who re sists the boss* sexual'advances m av sue for sexual di s crimination if the'worker loses his or her job or is'denied advancement The decision i s apparently the first in which Ihe 1964 Civil Rights'Act has teen successfully invoked by ; a worker charging sexual discrimination. Although U.S. District Judge Charles Richeys' decision was made in of a-female wortarr, he said his .ruling also applies to a .male worker who resists the .overtures of a female boss, and to a worker who is imposed upon by a homosexual supervisor, ON EACH SEX But Richey said there probably would be no grounds for a suit und*r sex discrimination statutes tf a supervisor were bi sexual and made; demands on Employes of each sex. Richeys' decision came In a case .involving a female justice Department worwer who lost her job in 1972. A department bearing examiner ordered Diane Williams re- instated with back pay after finding that she was subjected to sexual discrimination in her job as a public information spe'- cialist. ITpYvever, a higher level review officer set aside that, de- cesion, prompting Miss Williams to file " t h e suit .she won Tuesday. The judge did not award her 'damages or pay, but said he would decide that issue later. Miss .Williams was hired by the Justice Department's .Conv niunify Relations Service Vin January '1972 as a temporary public- information .specialist. Within a month,- she was.'given a more permanent position and received good job performance ratings : for several months, court records showed. However, siie said; thai when she spurned a sexual advance by her supcnisor identified in court records as: Harvey Brin son,,. her Job ratings, lunibtet and she'was fired in SeptembGi 1972. Hichoy declared, "the con neclions.. between the advance, of her superior, which advance, were not disputed, and by. thi subsequent criticism by the su pcrvisor of her work, was sup ported by the liming "of the in cidcnt. The judge noted lhat the goy ernmeiit -never, claimed thi was "an -isolated personal ddent." Miss Williams charge* that Brinson's conduct was par of n pattern imposed on oEhe women in the office HAVE LUNCH WITH A COW. Princess Anne Takes Spill BLANDFORD, England (AP) -- PrincMs Atine's horse fell on her during a riding competition today, briefly knocking her un .conscious. She was taken to a hospital, where a preliminary examination 'showed she suffered a concussion but no broken bones, officials said. Princess Anne, one of Britain's hopes for an equestrian gold medal at the Montreal Olympics this summer, was riding Candlewick in the Portman horse trials near Blandford when the accident occurred. A B u c k i n g h a m Palace; spokesman said Anne and the horse fell at the second to last fence of the course and she was unconscious for only a few moments. W i t n e s s e s said Princess Anne's husband, Capt. Mark Phillips, also riding in the event, went to her aid and was svilh her when 'she regained consciousness. Ambulance attendants rushed onto the track and covered her with blankets until an ambu- ·ance arrived to take her to the 'lospital al nearby Poole. The queen was celebrating -icr SOih birthday at Windsor Castle and was not present at he (rials. The princess is purtb in line of succession to ne throne. Musical Play Scheduled At Union Theater s d J IS f , 5 ' ' vvi " bo Presented by the Arkansas Union Arts Com- m:ll«e Thursday, Friday and Saturday In the Union Theater. Originally performed in (he mid IWO's, it is often slated that Rrel s music leaves one breathless and emotionally s|ent, according lo Anne Kittrell, program adviser. Th play is directed by Tim Smith, a graduate student from Little Rock. Playing Ihe four principal roic-s will be Cindy Johnson, a graduate student from Little Rock; Rosemary Bradley, » graduate student from Malvern: Harry Budd head of UA Snccial Services; and Jim Gibbons, graduate student from North Little Rock. · Performances will begin at 8 p.m. each evening. Reservations may be made hy calling the Arkansas Union Box Office between the hours of 12-noon and.4:30 p.m. at 575 3(00. Breaks Arm NEW YORK (AP) -- M a r t h a i(itchell has been admitted, to he Hospital for Spcc-a' Surgery after breaking an arm. Dr Klaus Major her phi si clan, declined, on Tuesday to say when she entered the hospi- al or to give 'any information about lier condition. .Mrs. Mitchell, 57. hart been in Sloan-Kelteritig Memorial Can :cr CciUer from November uiv ti| .her release, several weeks igo for'treatment of a painful jouc cancer. In Supreme Courf Uncommitted Wholesale Power Rale Ruling Expected Soon · W A S H I N G T O N j(AP) -- A Supreme Court ruling is e\pecicd in the nc\l feu uccks on the Federal Power · Commission's authority to .protect municipal utilities and rural electric cooperatives 1 from ·, discriminatory wholesale 'rales by power companies. The 'court, hears arguments today,,on charges Of nine such utilities in Arkansas t h a t - t h e y were unfairly, denied a .right, to argue against proposed..wholesale rale hikes by the Arkansas Power and Light Co which they sud would bquce?e them put o[ the industrial povi LI market. The American Public Power Association has lold the .court that the Arkansas c iltidlion is a "typical example of a problem repea tcdh cncou ti(ci cd bi municipal utilities "seeking to altiacL industrial business both for the revenues and the jobs which it creates! COMPETES FOR SALES Like most: icteclrical com- antcSi Arkansas Power competes for retail sales with the utilities to which it sells power al wholesale. In Maj 1973 ihc- compan\ ip plied to the FPC for a whojc sile rate increase amounting to 23 per cuit on sales to tmimci pally owned systems .arid 35 per cent on sales ( to'cooperative; The. niiiQ utilities asked pci missitiii to intervene in the FPC proceeding sa ing the pro posed increase appeared to be an attempt (o "squeeze .them "out of competition. The briel filed by (ho utilities shows that between; 1955 and 1965 150 municipal utilities Aero acquired b laigci nhh lies whose sales tcirilon ur rounded,tlieirs. The number of municipally and-- cooperatively ensued utilihcs declined b 58 between 19G2 a n d : 1968. The FPO refused to accept tht mtujenUon saung tint in determining': interstate power rates it could not;'consider possible anti-competitive effects on retail rales'.which'are not with t its jurisdiction; .Tlie. U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, reversed this decision saj nig the commit ion "cannot,'wash its hands of the public interest problem as one totally beyond its jurisdiction. 1 Hie Federal Power Commission appealed to the Supreme Court sajmg tint it must dtlcr mine the:. 1 , reasonableness · of rules on the basis of costs in Ihc wholesale po\ver. L business. The *PC said an\ price squeeze 'that 'existed! .could dealL with, by a - s u i t under fed Half Right JACKSON Mass (AP) -Go\ Cliff Finch said rucsdaj tught the Mississippi Legish hire had "no..bold, costly and colorful'programs" to show'for its session ImL there were solid accomplishments. .He told ,an American Leg toil group (here had'been'.charges of a do nothing l e g i s l a t i v e scs sion and said the charge was half right. ral antitrust, hiws, The municipal utilities charged Hi at the FPC had chosen to. "ignore'reality :and determine ' the issue ot reasonableness in a vacuum: ' The Arkansas - futilities in vohetl are Com\av Coip Bent on Municipal -Light Water Works Hope Water Light Commission Cits of North I itlle Rock Cil of Osc ola CiLv 01 Prescoft City of West Memphis, Fanners Electric Co operative Corp.-and. Mississippi County Electric Cooperative Inc. A brief was also filed in' the case by the Illinois cities of. Hata \ ta, G cnc\ a, Na per\ iHc R o c k - Falls, s SI. Charles and Rochclle. They are involved in a similar disput w i t h the FPC over a proposed rale hike" hy Commonwealth Edison Co. 61 Chicago. The U.S. Court of Ap peals is a w a i t i n g (he Supreme Court, s decision before deciding that case. Grants Delay BAIT1MORE ( A P ) -- US District Court Judge Herbert F Mun aj 3t is granted a four week delay in the start ol Gov, Man in Mandel s trial on pohti cal corruption charges The judge met for several hours Tuesday with prosecutor? and lawyers for Mandel and five codefondants who.were in dieted on charges of p i i t i c i p i t mi* ici \ scheme i m o l u n g mai fraud, bribery anl other activi ties prohibited bj fpthuil rack ^tee'ring statutes. JIH'PtiKSON CITY. Mo. l*) -- Missouri Democrats voted · overwhelmingly late lucsda\ in f a v o r of sending ilicn delegates to congie^sional JistficL conventions uncommitted lo a n y - o f ihc presidential hopefuls. With 30 per cent of Ihc dele- gales selected for congressional district conventions, uncommitted slates' were named in about YD per cent.of the caves, Former Georgia Goy. Jimmy Carter ran second with 15 per cent; .The" ' other candidates trailed far behind. Tuesday's caucuses, held at 582 locations, w e r e , the ' f i r s t round of a process which will' eventually name.71 .delegates to' Hie party's national convention, O f - I h e first 294 delegates ch sen for Ihc district convention; there were 205 uncommitted. 49 for, Carter ami 13 For.-Alabama Gov.. George Wallace. Sen. Henry' Jackson of Washington had four and Rep. Morris 'Udall o( Arizona seven. Drops KKK Suit BATON ROUGG. : ]JB: (AP) -A federal judge has dismissed a suit - by a Ku Klux Klan group which claimed its rights were violated'when" trustees refuse rT lo rent a school for » Klan rally Judge Gordon West said Tuesdaj that the Klan may ;e a remedy in a stale court for breach of conlracror damages. The Knights o f ' t h e Ku Klux Klan Realm of Louisiana, headed by David Duke,' received permission last fall to use a local school gym for a raly Hereford's 30 Proof Cows. The spirited new breed of drinks that pleases all the senses. Banana. Strawberry Mocha. 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