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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

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« · Northwett Arkantas TIMES, Thursday, April 25, 1974 FAYITTIVILI.I. ARKANSAS Talking About Taxes ' Btp. Willmr D. Mills. D-Ai'k.. Weinberger, prior to the start insurance whivli was intrc chairman of the House Ways of tht panel's hearings on dnccd by Mills and Sen. Krt I and Means Committee, chats lienllh insuraiioe Wednesday \vard Kenntdy. (AP \Virc- ·* witli Healtli Education a n d in Vrtshinglon. Weinberger photo) Welfare Secretary Caspar has cri!ic'*ed a bill on liet'.tli Fulbright Attacks Nixon's Foreign Aid Bill LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- President Nixon's request for $5 bil- · lion in foreign aid probably will not receive the blessing of Sen. J. W. Fulbright. The senator, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Wednesday he doubted he would support the request. "I voted against even the smaller ones for the last five or six years," Fulbright told a civic club meeting. "And I don't think I'm about to vote for $5 billion additional, not until we get our affairs in order...'' Later, in response to a question about the Mideast, Ful- · bright mentioned the aid re' quest again and said, "I said I would be opposed at this time. I really should reserve my statement because I don't know all the details. "But 1 think it would be premature to commit ourselves in . that fashion until and unless a real political settlement is brought about," the s e n a t o r said. In a prepared s t a t e m e n t He told newsmen that if aid 1 is to be distributed to Arab nations to induce them to make more oil available to the United States he would not favor "an understanding," but would ; want some cle.ar agreement. Fulbright also mentioned his Democratic primary opponent, Gov. Dale Bumpers, and said that the state's healthy economic position did not come about just during Bumpers' hree years in office. "I want to make it clear that I'm running against Gov. Bumpers and I think he's running against me, regardless of what he says," said Fulbright. Bumpers has said he is running · "for the office," but not against Fulbright. "But he never mentions, as JBU Runner Sets New Mark Roger Vann of John Brown University recently established an Arkansas intercollegiate and overall record in the 26 mile, 385-yard marathon. Competing In the Kansas Relays, Vann covered the distance in two hours, 27 mirutes and 10 seconds. The previous record holder was Vann's teammate Hank Brame. Vann bettered Brame's mark by more than five minutes. Van is one of three Golden Eagles who have qualified for the NAIA National Track and Field Meet which will be held in Arkadelphia, May 22-24. Brame has qualified in the marathon, three-mile and six- mile runs, John Hurd has met the standard in the high jump by clearing 6-7'/4 and Vann has qualified in the three-mile run as well as the marathon. Old Bones Found OXFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A county coroner and a Yale University anthropologist will join diggers at a gravel bank today where two human skujls and other bones have been found, state police said. The coroner and anthropologist will attempt to determine the origin of the bones, which state police said appeared about 75 to 100 years old. They were discovered Tuesday. Officials said a cheek of town records for the last 100 years showed that there were no cemeteries in the area. Albert On GOP ; WASHINGTON (AP) - Dcrn- . ocratic House Speaker C a r l A l b e r t says the string of four recent Republican House . losses shows the Republican ' party "is in really bad straits." "And unless it straightened Itself out, we're going to have a one-party system for the next few years," Albert said. far as I can see, any contributions by the federal government." Fulbright said. "He rather ridicules the federal government as being an inefficient program and he recommends that we follow the stabilization plan that was put into this state in 1941 "It is a good objective and many of us have tried to keep our budget in better control, but I would like to say he didn't do all of this by himself," Fillbright said. "And this didn't happen in the last three years." FAlbright said Arkansas had progressed through a state-federal partnership. "I do not criticize the governor because he probably doesn't know about that," Fulbright said. Largest In Ten Years AMA To Donate $10,000 To UA LITTLE ROCK -- A grant staling $10,179.50 is to be made .0 the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. The money comes from the American Medical Association Education and Research Foundation. This iiim is the largest distributed n ten years and the fifth argest sjnce the AMA began its aidv'f education programs twenty-three years ago. The unrestricted grant represents gifts from physicians, the Woman's Auxiliary, and alumni in Arkansas and across the Nation. One hundred percent of every dollar contributed to the Foundation goes for the purpose designated. Fund-raising costs are borne by the- American Medical Association. This year more than half of the total, $659,80, was raised by the Woman's Auxiliary of various medical societies. The money is part of $1,265,000 contributed to the American and Canadian medical schools by the AMA-ERF in 1974. The AMA-ERF has guaranteed more than $55 million in l o a n s and residents dents, interns and residents in addition to the annua' grants. The medical school deans may use these- funds in any way they see fit -- to increase their staffs, apply towards scholarships and loans, new labora- .ories or other expansion pro;rams. Dr. Winston K. Shorey, Dean of the School of Medicine, will receive the check from Dr. John P. Wood of Mena, President of the Arkansas Medical Society, acting on behalf of the AMA-ERF. Mrs. Charles Wil- dns, representing the Pope-Yell County Medical Auxiliary, will attend the ceremony. The presentation will be made on Tuesday, April 30th, during :he Medical Society's annual Convention at the Camelot Inn in Little Rock. Sugar Strike Ends H O N O L U L U (AP) -Hawaii's 9.000 sugar workers ended a 45-day strike and returned to their jobs Wednesday after ratifying a new two-year contract with 16 plantaions. The workers, represented by the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, won guarantees against job layoffs and a 75 cents-an-hour across the board wage increase for the life of the contract. OEO Critic WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican with a key-say-in the future of the Office of Economic Opportunity believes that OEO's remaining programs should be taken away. Rep. Albert Quie, R-Minn., senior GOP member of the Hou.se Education and Labor Committee, savr. the logical place for OEO\ programs is th» Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Beef Prices Lower, Bulz Office Declares LITTLE HOCK (AP)--A federal official said Wednesday beef prices a r e down at the stockyards, if not at the super markets. Nancy Steorts, special con sumer affairs assistant to Agri culture Secretary Earl Butz said if retail prices are to re fleet lower prices being pak cattlemen, consumers will have to make it happen. She said cattlemen are taking a loss of £100 to $150 per heac of cattle. Mrs. Steorts said this developed because the supply of bee: became abundant. She urged consumers to keep aware of local retail costs ant make "a conscious effort" to see that beef prices are re duced. She spoke to the 26th annual meeting of the Arkansas Public Health Association. Sullivan Honored NEW YORK (AP) -- Colum nist Ed Sullivan, backed up by a glittering cast of show husi ness personalities, was guest ol honor at the annual dinner o! the American Newspaper Publishers Association. The Tuesday night dinner billed as "An Evening with EC Sullivan," marked the midway point in the ANPA's four-day annua] meting at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Entertainers -included come dians Jack Benny. Milton Berle, Carrol! O'Connor, Victor Borge and Henny Voungman Others performing were opera singer Robert Merrill, Broad way star Carol Channing, danc er Gene Nelson, and · song writers Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn. Shelter If you have a farm we'd like to talk about insuring if. See your MFA insurance agent about complete farm protection 2587 No. College Faytltevllle Phone 521-7117 Behind In The Polls Fulbright Stands On His Record LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Scv- ral months back, a newsman skecl Dnvlil Pryor wlicttior lio vould run ngiilnst Scti. J. \V. P r y o r said he probably vouldn't. "Scniilor Fulbright sunlly is thinking about 10 or 5 yours ahead of the rest of s. lie said, Now Pryor is mni'int; f o r overnor, and lie's neutral in lie U.S. Senate race, but his einni'k is representative of the lavor of the praise Fulbright believers hnve' Tor their mnn. Detractors, on tlie o t h e r land, hnve even accused Ful- jright of trenson, and one old oe, Jim Johnson of Conwny, efcrred to him as "Senator lalfbright" in a losing race. Fulbright is 69. He has spout 0 years in the U.S. Senate. But ic's in (be fight of his political ife against Gov. Dale Bump- rs. The polls show Bumpers In ront. But Fulbright remains con- ident. The election is the only poll that counts, he said. "I lliink it's very unfortunate hat a young man wit'i prom- se-- very lif.t'.e experience, but iromise--is going to bring his olitical fortunes to such a premature end," Fulbright said. OVER-ALL RECORD While voters have disagreed vith some of his actions, such is his criticism of U S! in- /olvment of the Vietnam war. believes his over-all record vill be viewed favorably. He is banking on that, plus eniprity, to hold the line igainst the Bumpers charisma. n fact, a list of "selected legis- ative activities" produced by Fulbright's staff totals 15 pages and covers more than 120 topes. Fulbright long has been a itrong supporter of education programs-- he once was president of the University of Ar- tansas -- and he has been equal- y dutiful in representing Eastern Arkansas farming interests. Rather than the emotional and controversial encounters vith presidents, these "bread and butter" issues are the main terns in his record, he said. "It isn't dramatic," he said. 'Not a word appears on televis- on and rarely anything in the ress. But these are the things think are important-- the continued support in a most non- lewsworthy manner of going to estify and supporting bills anging all through the econo- ny of this country." That he has been witling to (and alone on some issues is leyond dispute. He voted igainst an appropriation to fi- lance the "witch hunt" of Jose- ihy McCarthy. He consistently ipposed federal funding of the lupersonic Tranport, along vith only one other senator. He nettled Presidents Johnson anc Nixon with criticism of U.S. in- 'olvement in the Vietnam var.. In a -prepared statement. Fulbright later said Nixon should ask for a cut, not an increase, n foreign aid. He called the re quest for a $5 billion increase 'a sign of President Nixon's misplaced priorities" \vhen the Read it April 28th in Kuni The Experts Recall: Memorable Gate-Crashers "The list sfphsKc:, moochers and would-be con men is endless. Some of the requests are so ridiculous they're downright funny. Even 'One-Eyed' Connolly, the greatest gatecrasher of all time, never thought of some of the modem- day ploys." Four men who represent outstanding national sports events relate stories of the incredible lengths to which some people wi 1 1 go to get free passes for the Kentucky Derby, a Super Bowl game, the Stanley Cup finals or an N8A play-off. Each man, a public relations director for one of these events, is bombarded -- beginning months in advance -- with phony requests, on pdony stationery, by the world's nerviest (and, sometimes, the funniest) con men, "People QuL. Music And You TRUE OR FALSE? If -your child plays in the school land, the odds are that he has an op- timinic outlook on life. Music has a far greater effect on your life -- the way you feel and your general outlook -- than you've probably ever realized. In this week's True-or-False Quiz Family Weekly contributor John E. Gibson records some experts' vibrations on "The Funny Ways We Respond to Music." In your copy of the ArkaitMB iliuu* nintry nlrcndy faces an $18 llion · plus bmli'.et dclkvt, soaring inflation and vast, un- ut needs hero »t home," Fulbright said n modest uount of United States Hid to gypt for helping clear the K j t Canal may lie In the nn- omil interest as an indication a "more even-bunded policy the Middle Enst." However, he said Congress should end the "discredited, wasteful" foreign utd program nnd substitute InsteHd "n coherent, humanitarian foreign aid policy that will justify the support of the American people." lie lolit, 6h gruf, prey Fulbright and his wife, Betty, have no sons, although they luvve daughters, now married. However, Fulbright has- mentioned that a son in law served ns a Miirlne In the Pacific and returned safely. ' VIETNAM ISSUE The senator snid that hfs practice has been to follow the wishes, generally, of people with expertise In Arkansas on n legislative matter in Washington. But on the Vietnam issue he had the expertise and took the position he deemed to be in the best Interest of Arknnsans. At Hot Springs, he addressed himself to that issue whilo spcnking to about 600 people at the stale AFL-CIO convention, and. speaking softly, he said: The overriding issue In Ihu Senate race, he said, Is this: Which candidate can best serva the interests of the people. We're lowering our already low prices on these national brands, For a limited time only. Gillette Mighty Max with mist attachment for styling control and 850 watts for high speed dry ing. Drying and styling have never been easier. Now 1666 Gillette Super Max Styler/ Dryer with five attachments and three position switch. Lightweight and easy to use. Schick Time Machine Hard Hat Hair Dryer. Extra large bonnet. 4 heat settings and adjustable bonnet outlet for your comfort. Now 24.66 Schick Flexamalic Shaver with super- thin flexible head, wide trimmer attachment and 34 blades for faster, cleaner shaves. 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