DECEMBER 18, 1981 Battle of the Air Coaches Is On-You Can Fly Trans-Atlantic Round Trip Soon for $486 _BLrTHEVrLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW1 By SAM DAWSOV NEW YORK, Dec. 12. «>j _ TJ I(S b«ttl« of the air coaches Ls on Prlc^k of flying without frills, both at home unit are being cut. , across the Atlantic, Th» major all-Hues are slashing f»r«i .to meet the competition of the non-scheduled air carriers- who have been ferrying thrifty passengers across 'the country for less coach rales down In competition with" the rail-coach fares. Some of the non-skeds are- fighting back, asking the right to make more air coach fllghte', On the foreign scene. It tram Atlantic carriers are putting more seats in planes so as to carry more tourists to Europe at new low ra~tes. .The airlines will ask $486 for the round trip during the summer and TH . v . . tvjmiii 11 i\t uuiiug Liie hummer ana They «lso .re bringlngmelr air- J 4 n during the" winter/.compared A GIRL! FOR GLADYS?—Old Harvard grads throughout (he counter «« indignant, but an actual, real live woman may get the part ol Gl.dy» in fell year's production of the traditionally all- nil* Ha.ty Pjiddine Show at Cambridge, Mass. Shapely Roxanne, New York televfrion j(ar, is seen (on the left) trying out for the role with Larry Leonard, a legitimate Harvard Hasty Pudding- type performer from Swampscott, Mast. As old grads' complaints pour in, Roxanne will be given a chance to show if she can really iwing it. to the present $711. B«ver»l L preparing package tourist-trips offering two-week vacations In Europe for « total cost of $«00 to *TOO Including transportation and lodging. Air Travel Growt Air coach travel has grown rap- Idly as an economy minded public learned to save money by doing without the free 'meals, wider seats, lounge room and other attentions Including faster flights, handed out on a first-class luxury plane. Non-shed transcontinental flights hare cost $99 or $88. Scheduled carriers charged $110 for air coach First-class fare was, and remains 5157.85, United Air LIne.s started (he present rush to meet the non-skcd price competition by announcing that it would—when It gets the approval of the Civil Aeronautics poard — haul a passenger from San Francisco to New York for $99, compared with its former rate of $110. It will fly air coach passengers from New York to San Francisco for $88. $99 Fare Scheduled Trans World Airlines announces it will meet this new competition with a $99 fare between New York and either Sari Francisco or Los Angeles, also subject to CAB approval: Since TWA Is one of the 11 overseas airlines putting In the new* tourist rate fares to Europe May 1, TWA will take an air coach passenger from California to London arid back for $615. National Airlines says It will bring Its New York to Miami coach fare down to $43 from $53. The new rate, like that of TWA and United, means an average of 3!4 cents a mile. Rail coach fares run 3?i cents a mile in the east and 2}i cents In the south. The airlines are frankly out to do .more business. But if the public travels more and saves more while doing it. other businesses will profit, too, from the money it has ;o spend. Not So Dumb KUALA LUMPUR, Malaya (AP) —Aborigines in Malaya slap a strong taboo on mother'B-in-law. No man may speak, sit. or eat with his mother-in-law. The reason isn't too clear, but the rule is sharp and firm, says Major P.D.R. Williams-Hunt, advisor on the aborigines. Christmas Gift Suggestions! Yellow, Blue, & Pink Terry Cloth Conwoy Council Plans for Days When Robinson May Return CONWAY, Ark., Dec. 13. </P,_The Conway City Coi'ncll has laid the fround work for- possible re-location of the 0. s. Property and Disbursing Office In Arkansas should 14 New Poh'o Coses Reported in State LITTLE ROCK. Dec. 13. (API— Fourteen new cases of polio were reported to the Arkansas Health Department last week, compared to 10 for the week Before. Total for the year has reached *42 cases, compared to 326 for a corresponding period in 1950. The Health Department's weekly summary. also showed 97 cases of influenza last week. Eightv-foilr cases were reported the week before. the Army take over facilities at Camp Robinson near Little Rock. The City Council Tuesday approved a proposal to deed 50;-i acres of the Municipal Airport to the Stale of Arkansas to be used for the installation. The agrement provides that If (he project is not undertaken within a reasonable - time, the property shall revert to the city. Appearing before the council to suggest the plan were Brig Gen John B. Xforrls, slate adjutant general. Col. Sherman T. ciinger, US P&D officer for Arkansas, and Brig Gen. H. L. McAlister, former state adjutant general. The group told the council that present site, .of the Installation, which supplies the Arkansas ria- tional guard, would be affected should the government reclaim Camp Robinson for troop training purpose*. The camp w»s a World War II (raining center but since has be-i turned over to the state of Arkansas for use by the National Guard. General Morris said plans call lor construction of warehouse, an office building, a maintenance shop and an airplane hangar. Coat is estimated ft $500.000. He said that federal funds would P«y for the project. General Morris 'and Colonel PAGE FTTTEETf Ciinger will present th» proposal t« the national guard bureau im Washington for approval. The Department of Defense recent y was authorized to InvestlgaU powblllHe* o/ rehabllltatilnn camp Robinson for troop training SELL BU^ TMM m. Sell It . . . by using classified advertising in the COURIER! Adi placed before 9 a.m. will appear iam« day. AH classified advertising payable in advance "' . 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