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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 16

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Wednesday, April 24, 1974
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16 · North wast Arkansas TIMES, Wed., April 24, 1974 rAVCTTIVILLE, ARKANSAS Committee Votes Rollback On U.S. Crude WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Commerce Committee has voted to roll back to pre Arab embargo levels the price of about 80 per cent of the crude oil produced in the United States. Dealing with a standby emergency energy measure, the panel also approved Tuesday an amendment that would impose a more stringent system ot price controls on imported oil. The Nixon administration has said, however, it no longer wants an emergency energy bill. Addition of the two pricing amendments was viewed as sharply hurling chances thai the standby measure will ever become law. If the rollback should become law, it would result in lower prices for gasoline and other petroleum products. The price rollback amendment, adopted by a 14-12 vote, is similar though not identical to a provision which spurred President Nixon to veto the original emergency energy bill March 6. Rep. Bob Eckhardt, DrTex.. who sponsored the amendment, said il was aimed to counter Nixon's objections by retaining sufficient price incentives to encourage exploration for new oil supplies. Childbirth Classes Will Be Conducted Childbirth classes will be conducted here by Mrs. Jan McGibbony and Mrs. Melanie King beginning Thursday. The classes will be held in apartment 128 at the Grandview Apartments, at the corner of Hwy. 71 South and Country Club Road. Instructors for the eight week course are certified by International Childbirth Education Association. Mrs. McGibbony who heads the Arkansas affiliate said a chapter is being organized in the area. Further information is available by calling 521-8736 or 4435572. The provision would roll hack the price of domestic oil to levels of November 1973 at the start of the Arab oil embargo, which aggravated an accelerating upsurge in oil prices. TWO EXEMPTIONS Exempted from the rollback would be oil from so-called slripper wells producing less than 10 barrels a day, as well as new oil discovered by companies producing less tlum 18,400 barrels a day. For most domestic oil. the ckhardl amendment would reduce prices from Ihc current $5.25 per barrel to $"1.25. Prices for so-called new oil, produced in excess of 1972 levels, would be rolled back from about $10 per barrel to $6.17. Controls on imported oil prices would be stiffened under an amendment by Rep. Brock Adams. D-Wash., which the committee approved by an 18-9 vote. T h e Adams amendment would prohibit American oil companies from passing on to consumers any increases in taxes and royalties levied by foreign countries which the companies subsequently deduct from their U.S. income tax. Adams said the provision was thus intended to eliminate a :urrcnt practice known as "double-dipping." In introducing their" amendments. Adams and Eckhardt cited first-quarter financial reports which showed that Gulf Oil Corp. and Standard Oil of Indiana netted profits more than 75 per cent higher than a year ago. Meanwhile, the American Automobile Association said its latest weekly spot check of 6,152 service stations showed the situation with gasoline availability has "generally stabilized." According to the AAA survey, 2 per cent of the stations checked were out of gasoline, the same as a week before. Also remaining the same were average gasoline prices-54 cents a gallon for regular and 58 cents for premium. The AAA said 83 per cent of the stations were pumping gas after noon on Saturday and 33 per cent were open on Sunday, representing a 2 per cent gain in both categories from Ihc previous week. Youth Attention Board Dissolved The Board of Directors of Youth Attention Homes of Northwest Arkansas wns formally dissolved at the final meeting held Tuesday afternoon. The resolution for dissolution was voted unanimously by Ihc directors and carried a stipulation that after liquidation all financial assets will be assigned to Youth Bridge Inc. YAH developed after a study committee of United Community Services identified the need for a juvenile home facility in the area. The committee developed operational plans and a separate Board of Directors was formed after the organization became incorporated. YAH obtained a home on Stone Street which was subsequently renovated. In January YAH, Boyland of Arkansas and Indian Trail House merged under the direction of Youth Bridge. Inc. Each will retain separate identities but will be formed Youth Bridge. Inc. Board of Directors. Dr. Clayton Brunson, served as chairman of the YAH Board of Directors and of the study committee responsible f o r development of the juvenile home facility. At the close of t h e final meeting the members presented Dr. Brunson a pencil and pen set for his leadership during the past several years. Viet Aid Sought WASHINGTON AP) -- The Nixon administration will ask Congress to authorize more than $2.340 billion in military and economic aid for Indochina in the 1975 fiscal year beginning July 1, according to sources. The assistance program will include an estimated $1.650 billion for Vietnam, $551 million for Cambodia and $143 million for Laos, the sources said. At the same lime, Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, D-Minn., said that Congress wants a long-range administralion plan for aid to South Vietnam that would include a timetable for phasing out U.S. assistance Home Burglarized Sirs. Kermit F. Livingston, 1 Lighten Trail, told Fayetteville police that two suede coats and a turquoise and silver ring were stolen from her home Tuesday. Police said entry to the home- was gained by breaking a small pane of glass in a rear door. 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KflESGE Company Hwy. 71 B North of Rolling Hills .Drive in Faycttcvillc, Arkansas Scheduled For Demolition Ward's Ice Cream plant, which opened in June 1925 with a street dance, is among the buildings scheduled for demolition in the Urban Renewal project. Bids for demo- lition will be opened April 26 at the Faycttevllle Housing Authority. The street was closed for (he four-hour opening celebration and, accord- ing to the June 10, 1325 Fny- eltevitlc Dally Democrat, Kemp's Orchestra from Fort Smith provided the music. (TIMESpholo by Ken Good) Government Sues Over Loan To Black Business LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The government filed suit Tuesday in U.S. District Court at Little Rock seeking to recoup a $26,000 loan it made to Peoples Gin Corp., a black-owned business at Marianna. The defendants are the Peoples Gin Corp. and Delta Area Developments, Inc. · The latter firm is the new name adopted by Community Investment and Development. Inc., which had guaranteed the loan which was made in 1972. If the loan is not repaid at a time fixed by the court, the suit Critics Of Time NEW YORK (AP) -- Critics of winter Daylight Saving Time more than double the number of supporters of the energy crisis inspired law, according to a Louis Harris survey. asked the court to order the sale of the collateral for the loan which would include real estate, inventory and fixtures of Peoples Gin. CID1 was a federal funded agency designed to encourage the development of minority owned business. It bad no interests in Peoples Gin. but had authority to guarantee a federal loan to it Extension Agent Offers Tips On Fruit Spraying Fruit and fruit trees In the backyard are subject to attack by a number of Insects, mites, and diseases, but fruil can bo produced that is relatively free of diseases and insects if a spray program Is followed, according to Carl E. Ross. County Extension ngont. General purpose spruys are ideally suited for this use, lie said. A general purpose spray contains n number of different chemicals that control a wide range of insect pesls nnd diseases. This multi-purpose function makes them adaptable to use on all kinds of fruil Irecs. Ready to use general purpose mixes are available at many farm and garden stores, bul are relatively expensive. Money can be saved by making your own general purpose mix at home. A good home mix to use in 3 gallons of water would be: 9 tablespoons of 50 per cent Sevin, 6 tablespoons of 25 per cent rrmlalhion, and 9 tablespoons of 50 per cent captan. The use of Sevin on apples before the second cover spray, which usually occurs 24 to 35 days after petal fall, may cause serious fruit drop. If you have npplc ^ trees, methoxychlor 50 per cent wettable powder can be substituted for Sevin in the general purpose spray at the rate of 0 tablespoons per 3 gallons of water. Perbam 76 per cent wettable powder can also be substituted (or captan if so desired. It should be used at the rate of 6 tablespoons per 3 gallons of water. These materials are all wettable powders and can be measured and mixed in the sprayer each time you spray. When a general purpose spray is purchased at the supply store, the container label should be checked for dosages. Sprays are usually needec about every 2 weeks during the season. Follow label pre- Dr, James Bennett To Speak In Texas Dr. James It. Dennett, professor of Kn«llsli nt the University of Arkansas, will lie 0119 of the piirllclpanls In "A Symposium on Rhetoric" Friday lit Texas Wimnin's University In Denluii. Texas. Dr. Bennett Is a founder nnd co-editor of the publication, "Style", pnhtlslied by the UA Department of English. lie will speak nt the Symposium on contemporary concepts of stylo nnd stylislics as part of 11 piniel discussion on the condition of contemporary rhetoric. Dr. Bennett hns been a member of the UA faculty since 19C5. He received his bachelor's anil master's degrees from '.ho University and bis Ph.D. from Stanford University. Before returning to Kayettcvillc, ho taught nt Montana Slate University nnd Western Washington State College. He served during the lflBfi-69 academic year as r. Fnlbright Lecturer in Yugoslavia. He is the author of one book, 'Prose Style: A Historical Approach Through Studies", published in 1072, and numerous articles in scholarly and professional journals. _ cautions regarding safety and residue formation, A free publication entitled. "Home Fruit Orchard Sprays," may bo picked up at your county Exr tension office. This publication provides details on making applications. 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