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4 7 - « a l 1716 RAYV1EW DRIVE FOR SALE BY OWNER i lory, tlir«« boiiramn i, r i,,v 25 ACRES *"rk-*A*S ' UWUI1 "" ~ ""''I" l»i» l^oaltd S,? mIKvj loiiUi D f irr J W ( l t, m bintatu trm. un.lar 1'rlcoJ, rtlo. « Good buy for college f a m i l y i n u v , In while In luhoul, Nciil. 3 y r flW 3 on, Hi tall, home. Ai,,rox 12,000 down and nsiuino lonii. cir. Cull Chri* Blond cau 521-21101. ·FAVCE-H'E SPANISH STYLE' 'NE" TRUMBO CO. 6ZUC800 REALTOR *» A Rolling mil, D rlve BF 795 is located on ·loping private lol, llflx " td .9"- «'«"«, rich Z,d with two . , rc ,d two, for the outdoor people, Ihc lavlnjn ° f » well nnd septic link, ami life tment or nltcs: Pauline McKinncy James Freeman James Baker Shannon Martin Baker- Freeman 1618 N. College 521-1300 COUNTRY living on $5,200 cash four room and balh, two acres, cellar, (rood *-«ll and creeV. BUTTERFIELD ESTATES 2637 STANTON AVENUE BY OWNER Beautiful English brick horn. S-4 bedrooms. ExcSlent floor plan. 21k . baths. Formal living-dining areas, large paneled family room with woodburning fireplace, G.E. kitchen. Cametinu throughout, draperies. 2 car paneled garage, central heat and air. Large lot, land- leaped with many trees. Walk to Buttcrfield School. Price mid-for- tle«. Shown by appointment only. No realtors. Phone 443-2234 - r r SuU- your Income I V l l h * i «·!"»· 11 "'"* tirur HHOlilQ imn.i '" K 0f)l ' uflmllllon -- Owner will HriiHu«, Cull for 1«t«lla; J.tJJ' 1 ' 1 ''I'Jirliinmt - tfXcellorU co.;- .ffil'lV ' N f ) VW "'W)' - CiU (or OK COIINELIA I, ,ail known . n : MonUomciy, Kiyiluvllll, Alk»r.s«. Ualo of doiilfi: Foljrunry 7, \VJ\, Ilio undenlsnod wui flppotated i{ mlnlslrttor of tho tilato M Iho above. nnniQd d«c«ktlt on tha 3rd day of April, 1OT4. All turbans hnvlntf clalmi fltfalnit Tha tihlbu them, d u l y vorlftod, .» tha undonlgncd within »f« months . from the rinl* of Ihe fir»t publication if Ihla notice, or Ihey thai] M forever i Hmllh IjCroy VVIIII* Hill Kcoton I'nll Cnrmlchtiul "III O, Ornua Mildred Oruuo 442-2291 ·U2-8SH 521-1433 443-4)17 521-3792 442-4240 SpnnWi dMljcn, 3 bod., 2 bath «or- m«l I..R., rS,R,, CH/A, complete 11!,'1 '""Hy r °TM WB fireplace, )J!H «'/. II. All this for H5.MO. Holler Imrry (his won't la«t long. C.ill Mnrllm DavU 443-5659. i'AUCETTE FOUR STAR * * * * Like n gront movie, thtj \, a rare "lilt" -- Jmt look; Uke New Large Roomo · Country Club Living * Excellent Financing FAYARK Realty 127 N. College Olllct S21-5J50 LOVING HOME NEEDS NEW FAMILY 2 Acres olf 45 East. Butterfleld School, brown cedar, native clone trim and fireplace. Over 1,800 «q. ft. Central a-o, carpeted, 3 bedroom 2 baths, huge famllyroom, dininuroom. kitchen with eating space. Stnble for HORSES. Completely fenced. By Owner. 521-6997 300 FT. FROM SHORES OF BEAVER LAKE A dellghUuI, timbered 1 acre jlte with underground facilities. }', down, balance financed at 6%. DALE NEWLIN REALTY CO. 443-4547 Beautiful 1 BR. 214 bath hom« In the Root school area. Complete kit. Family rm with F/P. DBL jrarage. Deck. Large loan can b« assumed. Call Martha DavU U3- 5659. REALTORS 442-5151 FAUCETTE 75 ACRES mountain top farm, small S room house. 35 acres cleared and fenced, 3 good stocked ponds overlooking Buffalo River in Boxley, Ark., 120 fruit trees 2 barrjj smoke home, spring, well, and waterfall with beautiful view. $32,000. Phone 83S- 6526 (North Little Rock) or «6- 5493 (Boxley). WOMAN'S WORLD Layer it over sliirls. or wear 'alone for late day! Create a n elegant, l a t t i c e effect with two colors or gold or silver yarn plus worsted. Crochet this vest In easy shell stitch. Pattern 7-11: M i s s e s ' Sizes 8-18 included. 75 CENTS each pattern-- add 25 cents each pattern for first- class mail and special handling. Send to Laura Wheeler, Northwest Arkansas TIMES, -150, Nocdlecrnft Depl., l!ox 181, Old Chelsea KUilion, New York, N. Y. 10011. Print Pattern Number, Name, Address, Xip. NKW! 197-1 Nccdlccraft nCtalog covers the creative scene-knit, crochet, fashions, embroidery, quills, more! ...... · · ......... 75 cents NKW! Sew fc Knit Hook Tfns basic lisstin pattern .$1.25 NKW! Needlepoint Hook ..$1.00 NKW! Flower Crochet -- $1.00 Hnlrpin Crochet Hook ...$1.00 Instant Crocdct Bonk ...... $1.00 Inslnnl Money Hook ...... $1.00 Iristfint Miimunc Rook ,..$1.00 Complete Gift Book ....... $1.00 Complete Affirms nn.M ..$1.00 12 Prl/o Afifiumn no. 12 .SO cents Book of 10 Quills no.l . 50 cents Museum Quill Rfmk no.?. -- 50 IS Oulltn for Today no.3 50 cents Book nf IB .llffy Hurts .50 ccnls A Convenient Sewing ond Shopping Guide for Today'* Gal on the Go. PRINTED PATTERN 4622 SIZES V. 10X2-18/2 \ No waist searn -- t h i s new "INCHES SLIMMER" Style flows down your figure without interruption. E a s y - s e w in fashion's new carefree fabrics. Printed Pattern 4622: Halt Sizes 10W. 12'A, Wk, 16W, \VA. Si/c M'/2 (bust 37) takes IV, yards 60-inch. Send $1.00 for each pallcrn. Add 25 cenls for each paltcrn for firsl-clnss mail and special handling. Send to Anne Adams, Northwest Arkansas TIMES. 4:18, Pattern Dcpt. 243 Wcsl 17lh St., New York N. Y. 10011. Print NAME, ADDRESS, ZIP, SIZK anil STYLE NUMBER. DOUBLE BONUS! Choose one pallern free in New SPRING- SUMMER Pnltern Catalog. Get one free pntlcrn printed inside. 100 bpauuful fashions, all sizes. Send 75 cents now. Ncw$ sew ft Knit Book- Has basic tissue pattern $1.25 Tnstimt Sewing Book $1.00 Instnnt Fnshlon Book .. .$1.00 ADVERTT9K rTERE! ThounniU of homcmakirfl Ihli fMlur* dtlly . , . and will ·«· rour ni4 ' c Jl.. 47-Rool Ettal«-for 5ot« l''Oll Bute Jly Owner: ·niTcVTwTlr htunc, bfltti. klMi?n, llvlaj(/r»n], iiii.ooo, Micr HIM mam Ugal Notlrti WOTICK IN TIIK PIIOBATK COUIIT OF WASH- INOTON. COUNTV, AJ1KANXA8 IN THE MATTKIl OK TIIK KSTATE No. P74W , TI1HKF.T. dcconuil ot rieccdcnl: 10U Nearly every Englishman has its opinion, but to the delight of ur!sts, the British government Inally has decided to come up wllh an official definition of the beverage. A clutch of i 11119 tKJiitc, «*· iiwy Biiflij EM njruver ,, i * * ir i»i_ i « i nrred MI) precluded from »ny ixmlit partmont of Health and Social - '" Security, made it official Tuesday when thoy decided lo ask ;he Food Slandards Committee ;o define what beer should be In terms ot ingredients, alcohol- 'c content and specific gravity. The news was greeted with loy by the Society for tho Pre- icrvation of Beers from the Wood, which strongly believes that beer shodld consist exclusively of barley, malt and in the O4tfllo. Thla nolle* flrit publlihid IS day of April, 1671. By Attorney Cur (Administrator) K1NCAID, HORNE 4 TI1UMI10 P.O. 110X 593 Faycllcvlllc, ArkanKs T?r" 2To IS, 13 Construction Needs Of UALR Listed LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The University of Arkansas--Little Rock will need at least $19.5 million for new construction in tlie 1975-77 biennium to accommodate its growing enrollment, Chancellor G. Robert Ross told the UALR Board of Visitors Tuesday. Board members indicated that they would back Ross in his request but asked for a written report before taking action. Most of the money woule be sought from the legislature. Board members also dis cussed the possiblity of asking Gov. Dale Bumpers to include part of the construction pro gram in the call for any special session. The projects listed by Ross were: --$700,000 to retire revenue bonds that were sold in the purchase of 56 acres or adjoining land from the Methodist Children's Home last year for $1.5 million. --A $6 million fine arts com plex. --A $700,000 building for nurs ing education. --$1 million to renovate the Education and Business Administration Buildings. --A $3 million parking deck. --A $5 million addition to the student union. Ross said if UALR did not erect a parking deck It would be spending large sums for asphalt parking areas in the future. Carl Stout, a board member said he was opposed "to taking down a lot of trees and cov- e ? n ,?,, a Iar S e "« with as phalt. Ross said the $19.5 million figure did not include $6 mil- "°".; 0r a continuing education Building or for any conslruc- ;i° n J*at might be needed if the UA Graduate Institute of Technology, Law School or Industrial Research and Exlensioi Center moved to the UALR campus- Area DECA Members To Attend Conference Four students of the Fayetteville chapter of Distributiv career in mr,,* -... °f America (DCA) \vill attend the c development conference Chicago Friday. They are Phil Hall, state pre sident; Mark Hanna, state trea. surer; Terry Smith, state reporter and David Nelson state winner in merchandise information manual. They will be accompanied by Charles F. Pudlas, sponsor and will go to Chicago on a chartered bus with 40 other Arkan sas DECA students. Housewives Protest OXFORD. England (AP) -Demonstrating housewives took the credit today for forcing the Leyland auto plant to resume operations so 12,000 workers could return to their jobs. The force at the big plant was laid off five weks ago after 150 workers struck because the company refused to recognize a militant shop steward. The company said on Tuesday it would resume production, but it was unc'.ear whether the 150 striking workers go back to return to their jobs. British Government Plans Official Beer Definition LONDON boor? (AP) -- What IB government dc arlments, Including the Minis- .ry of Agriculture and the De- n Britain. Draft beer Is brewed 'rom barley, malt and water md Is kept In woodwi casks. It 5 perishable and has to be consumed within a few days. It does not travel well .needs a lot of attention and has to be kept w i t h i n ttrlct temperature" ranges. Keg beer Is chemically M-ewcd and stored in aluminum almost Inbe shipped water. "It's ABOUT TIME about time that the brewers were forced like other manufacturers to state- on their cans, actly bottles and barrels what they have put side," said Howard Purdie, a founding society's East London. member branch In of the Woolwich, "We shall express our opinion as forcibly as we can to the Food Standards Committee,' he said. There are two classes of beer barrels. It keeps definitely and can anywhere. It requires no attention as long as it remains seated In its cask. "A lot of rubbishy keg Is passed off as real draft beer," Purdie claimed. "Impure additives like flour and rice arc put in to make the beer keep long- "r." DISLIKE PUMPS Draft-beer champions also dislike pumps that inject carbon dioxide gas into keg beer to give It a foamy head and put t\zr. into it. The old draft beer has no froth. Draft beer Is a dying com modlty in Britain's pubs, sine* the big growers find It unecono mlcal to produce a tempera mental beverage. It Is drunk at room temperature, like some es. Hence the opinion o ny Americans, accustomed to imbibing beers the British would class as glacial, tha British beer Is warm. Price Reductions Said Likely If Poultry Trends Continue WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eggs and poultry meat could wind up as major supermarket food bargains of the year ir chicken watchers in the Agriculture Department are correct. Production is picking up this spring, meaning that prices of eggs and chickens at the farm will be much lower than the records set last year, the department's Outlook and Situation Board said Tuesday. Already there sre signs of substantial price reductions at retail counters. "Egg prices are expected *o average below year-earlier levels this spring," the board said. "Prices will rise seasonally in ttie summer and fall but will average well below the high levels of 1973." Although the nation's hens shelled out fewer eggs last month than they did in March Cancer Canvass To Start Sunday The residential canvass for the Washington County Unit of the American Cancer Society in the city of Fayetteville will begin Sunday and continue through May. 5, according to Mrs. Cathy Hale, residential chairman. The house-to-house drive includes the distribution of literature describing the seven warning signals of cancer as well as the solicitation for funds to further education, services and research, Mrs. Hale said. Mrs. Hale is also available to to give lecture-slide or film presentations before any group or civic club. Her telephone number is 442-8109. Chairmen for Fayetteville's school districts are Mrs. E. J. Ball, Root; Mrs. Bill Parrette, Leverett; Mrs. Joe Talley. Ashell: Mrs. Joann Wilkins, Washington; Mrs. Ed Cash, Butterfield; Mrs. John Meason (representing Xi Alpha Epsilon chapter of Beta Sigma Phi), Bates; and Mrr Dick O'Connell (representing Upsllon chapter nf Beta Sterna Phi), Jefferson. Mrs. Doy Zaehry, the 1973 residential chairman, will serve as apartments chairman. Mrs. Hale said a b o u t 75 women have been named captains and they will contact other v o l u n t e e r workers. "Approximately 1.000 women will be involved," she said. Persons who would like to assist in the canvass and who have not been contacted may call Mrs. Hale or one of the school district chairmen. Sports Fans Rush To Window, But Tickets Are Not There LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -One newspaper ad offers a $1,000 "reward" for box seats. Another offers to Irade season lickcls to the Cincinnati Ben- gals football games for two precious seals. The rush Is on for seats, and they are increasingly hard lo find for this year's lOOlh running of the Kentucky Derby, the most ballyboocd and wildly celebrated two minutes In sport. Folks who've been around for a number of Derbies sny this year's compollllon for llckels Is the keenest they've seen. Minneapolis banker M I k o Brennnn never had any trouble gelling Derby Uckels In tho past. He placed ads In the Louisville newspapers. "Usually I get dozens of calls and cnn pick my scats. Of course, I pay /' h . the nose for them/' ho said. "But this year I've only hud two calls. "One guy said h« had a deluxe, two-bedroom apartment nnd a Lincoln Contiiicnliil with a chauffeur for four days, plus Ihe tickets. All he wanted was 2.800 bucks. I laughed." Churchill Downs, the historic track where the most famous of horse races is run. scats only 42,000 in its grandstand, and those lickots arc sold out. Anyone can get a llckct for admission lo lUe infield, and upwards of 60.000 or 70,000 always do. But unless you're content with drinking watered-down mint Juleps and watching about anything except a horse race the inflold Is not the place. Status on Derby Day Is having seats in the grandstand, where brightly Southern colored ladies hats in and dresses and gentlemen In anticipation of R winning bet busk In Ihe sun nnd await tho strains of "My Old Kentucky Home." Then for two minutes, give or lake n second, a crowd of .1- year-old thoroughbreds tear around the mile track one and a quarter times In search of R bctl of roses, $100,000-plus and fame. And for Ihe 100th Derby, H seems here us If everybody intends to be there. 1973, officials predict oulpu 1 probably will rise by late spring and exceed year-earlier levels for the rest of 1974. Broiler chicken output, which surged 7 per cent above a year earlier durln gthe first quarter is expected to slow Its gain In the coming months, the repor said. Officials added that othei factors such as feed prices ant heavily on broiler output afte midyear. With the recent declines in feed ingredient prices, the prof Stability of broiler production will improve and may result in expanded output," the repor said. "Increasing red meat supplies this summer will dampen the normal seasonal increase in broiler prices. They may rlsi only slightly from spring level and average well below a year earlier." The report said w'j^lesale egg prices tumbled-from 73 cent per dozen in early February to 57 cents by late March. By April 18, It said, wholesale egi prices averaged 47 cents. According to the Bureau o Labor Statistics, store prices o Grade A Large eggs in March averaged 85.6 cents per dozen nationally. That was down sharply from February's 94.6 cents, but still was far abovi the bureau's average of 66.' cents in March 1973. Retail prices of whole brolle chickens In March average 57.5 cents per pound, the bu reau said. That was a declin of only 1.2 cents per pouni from February and 2.4 cent less than in March last year according to the agency's fig ures. But whole broiler fryers more recently have dropped further with many stores advertisini specials at 39 cents per pound. Northw»»t Arkansas TIMIS, Thursday, April 2S, 1974 ARKANSAS 17 HOMES FOR AMERICANS vpptr UvtJ lover 1«»«l HERE IS A HOME that Is really different as a permanent residence or second home. A combination of contemporary and traditional styling, the Tudor decor and glass expanse provide a lovely and unusual styling. Hexagon in shape, this design has a deck with railing. It is ideal for either a level or a hillside lot Flan HA627G has four bedrooms, a corridor-style kitchen with plenty of cabinet and counter space and a living room with four sliding glass doors to the deck. There is plenty of glass expanse here to provide an abundance of natural daylight and scenic view. The laundry has an outside exit convenient for hanging clothes outdoors. If the home is built on a lake, the bathroom is convenient for bathers changing wet suits and it is Just steps away from the laundry room. There are 1,043 square feet on the upper level and 1,043 square feet on the lower le"vel. Architect Carl E. Gaiser, 25600 Telegraph HI, Southfield, Mich., will answer queries from persons wanting to know the price of the blueprint and who enclose a stamped, self- addressed envelope. UA Actors Perform At Dogpatch This Summer The American Revolution Bicentennial observance in Arkansas will include a theatrical program to be launched during the summer of 1974 at the Marble Falls Resort in Dogpatch. The Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts of the University of Arkansas and the Marble Falls Resort and Convention Center will cooperate in the off-campus project, which will involve a dramatic performing arts program for Ark a n s a s . The Bicentennial project, to be initiated in June, 1974, was announced Jointly hy Dr. Charles Oxford, Interim president of the University, and by Jess P. Odom of Little Rock, chairman of the board and owner of Marble Falls Resort and Convention Center. Planetarium Sessions Sef For Summer A summer schedule has been announced for public showings Rt the University of Arkansas Planetarium. The topic for the showings is "The Starry Sky Tonight." The sessions are set for 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. June B. June 25, July 22 and Aug. 8, in the Planetarium, room 117 of Physics Building. Special group showings are available on request- Paul Sharrah. director of the Planetarium, has said he Is seeking suggestions on monthly presentations as part of the LI.S. Bicentennial Celebration. Comments may be sent to Sharrah at the Planetarium, Department of Physics, University of Arkansas. Resident* Entered A pin valued at $300, two checks and five to six dollars worth of change were taken Tuesday at a break-in at the June walden residence near Hwy. 18 west ot Faycttovllle. Washington County deputies are Investigating. . The project Is made possible through a grant by Odom to the University. The grant, which activates the initial stage of the project, is the f i r s t portion of a continuing program e n t i t l e d "Arkansas Rediscovered," which has received the endorsement of the Arkansas History Commission and the State Committee for the American Revolution Bicentennial Celebration. "Arkansas Rediscovered" is a three-year program which will encourage, develop and present original drama in communities throughout Arkansas. During 1976 original plays will be presented which follow the themes of the Bicentennial as they portray Arkansas legend, tradition, culture and history. Tho program at Marble Falls will provide scholarships and academic credit for talented young students under the supervision of faculty members in r e s i d e n c e throughout t h e summer session, according to Dr. Blair Hart, professor of speech and drama and chairman of the University's American Revolution Bicentennial Commiltee. T h e University group will be known as "The Boar's Head" players. "Tho off-campus theater is a significant step in expanding the opportunity for students' interest in ths theater." Dr. Hart said. "It nof only provides a second production area with technical problems for students, but also a much wider, general audience for the actors. "The idea of an off-campus summer theater is a project we've talked about for several years, because we believe it is a significant contribution in extending the good work of the state university to the communities of tho stale. This Is the first opportunity we've had lo make the dream a reality." The Odom grant, which will be administered by the Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts, will provide 12 acting scholarships for summer stu- dcnls, who will receive instruction and practical theatrical experience as well as academic credit us members of the Boar's Hear! Players. In addition, the grant will provide four staff acting positions in Opposition To Aid To Egypt Said Likely WASHINGTON (AP) - Pro- osed U.S. aid to Egypt has rawn an unlikely reaction In ongress that leaves its future n doubt. Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield, a powerful opponent of U.S. foreign aid pro- rams, said he will view tha Egyptian aid proposal with an pen mind. But House Foreign Affairs halrman Thomas E. Morgan, -Pa., one of Congress' chief oreign aid supporters, said he as "serious reservations about '. It seems to me now that e're trying to buy peace," Morgan said. "I think after the oil embargo hat some of the oll-produeing ountries could contribute to ipening up the canal." President Nixon said the $253 nillion for Egypt w o u l d be 'used for the tasks which come mh peace," help in clearing ho Suez Canal, repairing dam- ge in nearby areas and restor- ig Egyptian trade with Amerca. FOREION AID REQUEST The money is part of a J5.1S billion foreign aid request Nixon sent to Congress. It Includes 90.6 million in aid to the ·llddie East and some $2.3 bil- ion aid for Indochina. House Middle East subcom- nittee chairman Lee H. Hamilton D-Ind., said he was surprised by the size of the President's \eqeust for M'deast aid, ut Is pleased. "If it's tied into gensrol prog- 'ess toward peace in the Middle East, it's a pretty good price for insurance, Hamilton said. But the subcommittee chairman said he was making no commitment to approval of the full $90.5 million Middle East request. As for the President's overall (5.12 billion foreign aid request, Hamilton said, "Surely, It'll ba reduced sharply." Added Mor- San, whose committee derlns low much of the aid to recommend to the House: "It'll have a rough time." Oil filter Charged With False Pretense LITTLE ROCK CAP) -- Larry C. Pritchard of Little Rock, a 26-year-old oil broker, was charged Wednesday with false pretenses in a million gallon propane deal. The charge said Pritcharrl told Dan R. Grimm, president of Grimm Propane of Morton, 111., that he had an agreement with A. E. Armstrong of Mount Vernon, a propane dealer, and would sell one million gallons of propane to Grimm. The promise to Grimm was made June 26, -1973, the charge said. It alleged no agreement had been made with Armstrong. Grhnm, on the-basis of the premise from Pritchard, paid $161,250, but Pritchard delivered only about $11,000 worth of propane, the charge alleged. It said Grimm made 51 telephone calls and threatened to sue before Pritchard paid him ?I52,019 for the undelivered propane and $43,500 in damages under a release agreement signed by the two men. Pritchard has claimed In advertisements to be among the top 10 petroleum brokers in the nation- oraer 10 give tne lacuiiy in res dence a wider and m o r e pro fessional environment for th presentation of well-know plays and musical productions Professors in residence wh will be in charge of the of campus project for the Univer sity of Arkansas will be Dr Thomas R. Jones and Dr Patricia Romanov of th Department of Speech and Dra matic Arts. In addition, Dr Preston Magruder of the De partment of Speech and Dra matic Arts will provide lechn cal counsel in lighting, soun and stage effects. Bumpers Appointett LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Mrs. Bernard Brazil- of Dermott *nd Paul Dixon Jr. of Little Rock have been appointed to the state Bicentennial Commission by Gov. Dale Bumpers. Mrs. Brazil, state regent for the Daughters of the American Revolution, succeeds Mrs. Silas E. Carroll of Benton. Dixon is state president of the Sons of the American Revolution. He succeeds Dr. John P. Upton of Conway. Cranston Relays Rumors 01 VA Political Activities WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Alan B. Cranston, D-Calif , says he is relaying to investigatory agencies unverified reports that the Veterans Administration has been involved in illegal fund-raising and other politlcsl activities. Cranston said Tuesday night the information "at this point Is only rumor" but indicated that it implicated outgoing Veteran's Administrator Donald Johnson. The California Democrat said he was sending the information, received from VA employes, to the Watergate special prosecutor, the Justice Department and the Civil Service CDmmis- sion. Johnson later denied allegations of any improper politicking within the VA. The disclosure by Cranston, chairman of the House Veteran's Affairs subcommittee on hospitals nnd medicine, came when he was questioned about a radio broadcast by columnist Jack Anderson. During his regular program on the Mutual Radio Network, Anderson said Johnson had decided to resign as veterans' administrator in orocr to avoid * Senate investigation. ' "The charges involved in 1972 Republican fund-raising dinner in Washington," Anderson laid. "Johnson reportedly solicited contributions from VA employ- es totaling about 13,000." Cranston said that another incident at issue was a meeting Jan. 2, 1972 among op VA O'fl- clals. He gave no details. Anderson, however, said that according to one account of the meeting, "Johnson said that since this was an election year the agency should become more partisan. The VA, Johnson said, must lend Its full support to re-election of th« President." Johnson commented later: "I categorically deny that I received any political contributions from the time of my appointment in 1969. I have not made any solicitations in any shape or form." Johnson confirmed that he had held a meeting of his "top nonCareer staff." "I did in fact noto that 1977, was an election year and I reminded them t h a t things often get heated and demands would be made on them," he said. Johnson added; "They were told that s* administrator *nI a presidential employe, I might be called upon from Urn* ' tlmo lo help. Tne plans wen not fully laid out ... I would look for full cooperation." ,

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