Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 25, 1974 · Page 7
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April 25, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

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One Man Held On Possession, Marijuana Sale Miss University Candidates Candidate sfor Miss University of Artansns, to be selecled Sunday, line up with last year's queen, Trudy English, center. They nrc left (a right, gle Fontaine, Van Bnren; Hazel Shaw, Tnlsa; Janle Westbhrook, Razcn; J e n n y Unstable., West Memphis; Kathy Smith, North Lltlle ~ t . . . . . . . . . i v . i «i*,. J i n ivi i 1^,1 L I , IX HI I I J OliUUl, !HUI LU ijlllU Term- Ward, Springdnle; Mar- Rock; Hiss English; Nancy Miss UA Contest To Be Held Sunday In Ballroom Oi Union Jacob!, Fort Smith; S u s a n Freeman, Fayetteville; Brcw- da Boring, Tnlsn; Terrv Wilson, Osccola; Fenner Up- chnrch, Fayetlcrille, a n d Patty Bell, Dallas. Nnt sbnwn are Debhie Ric-hlson, Danville, anrt Susan Watkins, Houston. (UA News Service Photo) Thirteen University of Arkan- ·· sns women w i l l vie for the Miss University of Arkansas title Sunclny at 7::iO p.m. in the Ballroom of the Arkansas .Union. The women represent the various living groups on the University campus. Tlie winner will be crowned by the reigning Miss University of Arkansas, Trudy English "of North Little Rock. The winner will represent the University in the Miss Arkansas pageant at Hot Springs in the summer. Pageant director Ken Cook, ' who is being assisted by BUI Bracy of Blytheville, said Sharon Evans Bale, a former Miss Arkansas, will be tie mistress of ceremonies. The pageant is being presented by Sigma Nu and Sigma Chi fra- ' ternities and is co-sponsored by the McDroy Bank. The Uark- ettes will present musical entertainment. Vieing for the title are Margie Fontaine of Van Buren; Terry Wilson of Osceola; Susan Freeman and Fenner Upchurch. both of Fayetteville; Janie Westbrook of Hazen; Brenda Boring and Hazel Shaw, both of Tulsa, Okla.: Terry Ward of Springdale; Jenny Huxtable of West Memphis: Kathy Smith of North Little Rock; Patti Bell of Dallas. Tex.: Nancy Jacobi of Fort Smith; Debbie Richison of Danville; and Susan Watidns of Houston. Tex. Lower Water Qualify? 1 WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Robert Taft. Jr., R-Ohio. has suggested that national water quality standards be eased to ' avoid economic hardships that might occur under strict enforcement. To achieve the 1985 goal of zero discharge of water pollution established in the 1972 Water Pollution Act would be extremely costly and would create problems of waste disposal for air and land as well, Taft told a symposium sponsored by the Water Quality Research Council. Center Dedicated PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) -Dr. Alexander M. Schmidt, commissioner of the federal Food and Drag Administration, called Wednesday for the nation's scientists ia move forward in "attacking the problem" of dread diseases such as cancer. He spoke at dedication ceremonies for the National Center for Toxicological Research which has been operational since May 1972, but now moving into full operation. The center was set up as joint venture of the FDA and the Environmental Protection Agency Siafe PTA Supports Anti-Busing Measure LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The Arkansas Congress of Parents and Teachers agreed Tuesday ,o support an amendment lo the U.S. Constitution that woulc outlaw forced busing. The action, which, came a the conclusion of a two-day con vention, overrode a recom mendation from the group's board of managers. By its vote, the Arkansas con gress goes on record as on of the SI states needed lo ap prove the measure before i becomes part of the legislativi program of the National Con gress of Parents and Teachers The anti-busing amendment i now before each state group Seven stales have approved ' thus far. By a 134 to 37 vote, the group approved the investigation of an amendment "opposing the in voluntary assignment of stu d e n t s to achieve racia balance." In otber business, the con gress passed a resolution urgin, the repeal of legislation ex tending Daylight Saving Tim through the winter. Shooting. Suit Filed LITTLE HOCK (AP) -- Gene Touchstone, 25, of Little Rock filed suit in Circuit Cour against two Stone County men Wednesday asking $750,00tl, in eluding $300,000 punitive dam ages, in connection with gun shot injuries he received Sun day near Mountain View. George W. Middleton and Tim Middleton were named a: defendants Fulbright Endorsed LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Slate Sen. Jerry Jewell of Little Rock said Wednesday he could think of no one in the state more able than Sen. J. W. Fulbright, T Ark., "to articulate state ant national problems." Jewell in 1972 became tbi first black Arkansas state sena lor since Reconstruction. H spoke with students at Fores Heights Junior High School. The endorsement of Ful bright, whose re-election bid i being opposed by Gov. Dal Bumpers, came in response It a question. To Attract Doctors WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress has approved -^uthorit for bonuses up to $.13,000 a yea to attract doctors into the al volunteer military. Under the bill adopted 372 t 17 in the House on Tuesday an passed by the Senate on a yoic vote, pay for some railitar doctors could be raised to th $40,000 range. Income for civi ian doctors averages abou $43,000. The House had originall voted bonuses for dentists, ve erinarians and optometrists a well, but House-Senate confer ees agreed with the Senate tha the bonuses should go lo tors only. Northwett Arkoniot TIMES, Thurwfoy, April 25, 1«74 · 7 Giants Deny Windfall Profits N. Noul. 23. Ml K. Spring St., is boins belt! by F«yatf:ville police tin charts (if delivery of a controlled s u b - .utiKt. nnd pnUKtrSKKin of a mtrollcd substance. Noal was charged with elivory of irmrijimna, R felony, I'odnosday afternoon in Wash- nKton Circuit OxjurL, in eon- ectinn with a Kale Nov. 8. 1873. Ne*l was arrested shortly ftor 4 p.m. Wednesday at Rock nd Willow sterots by Payette illc polite Sets. Bill Brooks rid Bud Dennis and Slate "olice investigator Sgl. Kenneth McKcc. A search at that time d to the charge of possession T a controlled substance a lisdemoanor. Neal's wile, Slerihnie L Veal, 20, 309 N. University .vc., was arrested for profane nd abusire language, resisting irrest, possession of a con rollcci substance misdemeanor) and disobeying he lawful order of a pr.liee orriecr. S h e is free on Jl.tinii iflnd. Neal is being held pondinc .rraignmrait in Washington ·ircuit Court Nixon Pledges To Veto Oil Price Rollback By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, With oil profit* continuing to «r, President Nixon reportedly has pledged to win emergency energy legislation if it contains an oil price rollback. Rep. James T. Hastings, R- N.Y., said "VVeunesuay he had been told by "people at the White House" that the President would not accept an amendment approved by the House- Commerce Committee. That amendment would roll hack domestic: crude oil to the prices thiil existed in Novern- jber 197.'}. at Uhe beginning of the i A r a b oil crnnarpo. This would 'lower the cost o' most oil from the current S5.2S a barrel to S4.2S, and would lower the retail cost of gasoline and other petroleum products 1 .. Nixon vetoed previous ewer gency energy legislation because of h similar price rollback provision. Profits of major oil corn panics, meanwhije, continue to show sharp increases for the first three months of 1974. Continental Oil (Conoco) reported Wednesday that net income after taxes for the first quarter rose ISO per cen* to $109.2 mil- lion, or $2.1C a share, compared to f.47,5 million in the same pe- ri od ot 1973. Getty Oil reported a 122 per cent increase in its First quarter profits, with after-tax earn- ngs reaching £73.6 million. They were $33.1 million a year ago. And Murphy Oil Corp. ot El Dorado, Art., a smaller firm, disclosed quarterly profits of $27.37 million, up 257 per cent from the voar-earlicr level of $7.fi7 million. Earlier this week, Exxon, Texaco, Gulf, Standard of Indiana (Amoco) and Occidental reported first quarter profits up trorn 75 per cent to 718 per cent over 1973 levels. "The exceptionally favorable results in the first quarter of this year are not indicative of the earnings gains anticipated for the full year of 1974,'' said C o n o c o c h - a i r r n a n John McClcan. S. B. Pinyan, Atlanta representative of the Phillips Petroleum Co.. said Wednesday it is a "phony charge" to say oi" companies are making windfa! profits. Large oil companies are reporting dramatic profit increases because current can ings are Ve i n g compared to "" when, he wsld. Industry profits ware the lowest in a decade. There were these other dtvclipmcnts: ~A nationwide Associated Press survey shows that Americans are abandoning the 'conservation habits they voluntarily adopted dadng last win- tor's energy crisis. The survey showed automobile traffic approaching pre'prnbargo levels. And it showed that mass transit jse is up, toll road receipts are climbing and electricity conservation rates are declining. --A check of data from the American Petroleum Institute and several major oil companies showed that a Mobil Oil Corp.*s advertisement claiming that only one in CO wells drilled pays off is less than fully accurate. API figures show that of all new wells drilled worldwide last year, 61.2 pet cent struck oil or natural gai, 36 times better than the Mobil ad says. A Mobil spokesman said the one- in-SO figure applies "only for wildcat drilling i.i the United States in bran:! new fields where there are no proven oil or gas reserves." 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