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April 26, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

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Northwtit ArVmiKii TIMES, Friday, April 26, 1974 rAYITTIVILLI, A M K A N I A 1 Corporation Plight Fully Understood By Average Family My J O H N N K W Y O U K ( A P ) . Tills is the t i m e of yenr when corpn- r n t l o n executives get up before tlic annunl meetings mid suggest or eomplnin H i n t Ihc p u b l i c doesn't u n d e r s t a n d all the prob- Icms that business has today. It isn't only profits o r ' t h e tack of them that worries them, t h e y ' l l have you know, lint ecology and liihor mid the community good and taxes and i n - terest rates and using costs. Gut lest they feel tlicir proh- leins are unique they should listen in on a typical f a m i l y scene: It had come to lhat time gathered iii review ils j i n n i m l i l i s h m e n l s iniil nuilcc p l a n s for the m o n t h s a h e a d , m u c h (is t h e hig c o r p o r a t i o n s dn at t h i s t i m e of the year. the family now eac reporting at the l a m i l y ann meeting. M o t h e r said her household expenses were up 15 per cent. Daughter insisted that even a I D per t e n t i n r rc.i c in her al lowam'c was i i i M j i l i r i c n t . Son w n s s l y e r ; he .said t h a t n o t h i n g ess than 15 jx'r cent more would do. Then father reported. His income rose only 5.5 per cent in t h e past year, he s a i d , but that was only part of the problem. Worse, the expenses for w h i c h he was responsible rose ill least twice as f a s t . I'Vr one t h i n g , keeping the car in gasoline -- and incidentally, trading in the station wagon for a new economy car t h a t , nevertheless, caused him to put out an additional S l , 5(JU -- had become an impos slblc task. Paying the monthly house inle was getting o be a strain. While interest on the mortgage remained the .same because he was locked in the bank to a 20- year note, the tax portion J u m p e d . The town was pressed for cash, and .so i'. raised his taxes. Healing costs as well as the heat itself seemed to have gone up through the roof. The bill was up 25 per tvnt. despite economy measures that all pa triotic f a m i l i e s practiced, such as turning the thermostat down at night. And here was t h a t "extraor- dinary expense" for h o o k i n g , u p | o the town sewer system since, the name of h e a l t h and ecology. septic lanks were neing phased out The bill stil! iadn'1 been paid, Food, clothing and shelter costs were up, and there just was no way in which to cut back. No family really can conceive of lowering tiuality in Ihosc areas. It's almost un- American. Aren't things supposed always to get better? Something had to give, father said, becau.se "w/rc bleeding to death." As chairman of the f a m i l y group he proposed can To UALR Students Pryor Reveals Feelings About Grant Cooper LITTLE HOCK ( A P ) -- Da \-id H. Pryor told students Thursday that if elected governor he would 'do all In his power (a see that Dr. Grant Cooper was barrctl from teaching Communist doctrine at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. However, Pryor. .speaking to students at UALR. said he expected the Cooper a f f a i r to he settled before the next governor takes office. He also said he d i d n ' t know what a governor could do to bring about the discmissal of the self-proclaimed Communist, and he said he agreed with actions taken so far by the UA's Board of Trustees. The 39-year-old Pryor, a for- Youth Bridge Said A Good "It is a very good beginning for the establishment of comprehensive juvenile faiililies for the area." This was the assessment of the recent merger of the three j u v e n i l e r e s i d e n t i a l homes under Youth Bridge. Inc. given by Don Bebee, director of the new organization. Bebee was guest speaker at the Thursday noon m e e t i n g of staff of agencies which compose United Community Services. "Youth Bridge represents an exciting venture and the pooling of resources and staff under one board will make it possible to better serve the needs of young sters," Bebee said. The speaker outlined the f u n c t i o n s of Boy T.and. Youtl Attention Home ( Y A H ) and In d i a n Trail House (ITH) whicl merged lo form Youth Bridge Inc. last month. Each wil' continue as separate entity am will serve different functions. Boy Land will provide long term care in a rural setting: ITH the same purpose in an urban area and YAH, a short term evaluation center, ac cording to Bebee. HOUSE PARENT'S Bebee announced Mr. a n c Mrs. Bill Kilgore have b e e n selected as house parents for YAH. The employment o house-parents has been the major obstacle in opening I facility. He said it is expcelet the house wilt be able to accep residents next week. "We wilt riot be content wilt these three. The data we collec with record keeping will help us identify problems and look for solutions. Bebee discussed the f u n d i n g basis of Youth Bridge and saK the o r g a n i z a t i o n relies h e a v i l j on p r i v a t e d o n a t i o n s , tie a l s r said money comes from Umlec Funds in Fayctleville. Spring dale and Fort Smith and tha federal and county f u n d s havi also been allocated. He ex plained that a grant a p p l i c a t i o i is pending under the Crime Prevention Commission. The speaker was introduce h- Mrs. M a t t i n C"l , Mi ' x ''" c h a i r m a n of the m o n t h l y sla meetings. The luncheon at tended by 2l was held at th Downtown Motor Lodge. Huppert 'Doing Well At City Hospital F'ayefteville policeman llu«l Huppert. 25, is reported "dom well" al City ttepilal in h i continuing recovery f r o m a auto .ncr-ii.'cnl M a r c h ,!.(. Huprx-rl. o' i he Villa M o h i l Home Park, was I r a i i s ' c n c i ) I Citv Hospital from W n i . l i i n u l o Regional M H i n i l O h l r r o April !!), to i.nrlergn phyM" therapy. . . . Huppert and his wife, DIM) 23 were I n j u r e d when 111 Jeep o v o r l u r n , · ' on l l w v . ''·' Madison Omn'y nciir I h r Wir.l i n g l o n - M a d i a n n C i n i n l y ""' Mr.s. f l u p p t r ! w a r . re eiir.c from thr: lio.ipll.il r . i r l l i T I" m o n t h . Appointed MTTi.K HOCK f A P ) Uicious Powell 1 Ml l i e Km was appolntCMl '» "»' j 1 , 1 " 1 ' 1 ' ' Her Cfimrnliml'iN on I huniln. w h i l e III'. .Invn'lyii K M r r n ' N o r t h Mil In 'lork w l r " t'l'M"" 1 rd lo the iitnl' 1 l i H i ' i H ' i - '» Technology C o u n c i l . 'The a p p M i t l m i ' i i l n were mm by l-iiv. hill-' H u m p i ' m . Powell r''[il»"'» 'In' lidi' Iv win L. Ifawkln" nf Mill" I'" 1 ' 1 Ili-i term will I'M'h" -lim. I 107B. Hr KI-l'Ti will nidi ..... II l»lr .Mm Id'l'l nl I'l'll" l(lll:l Hrr trim] will fx|-li" .Minn .i er congressman, is one of nee Democratic gubernatorial indidates. "1 t h i n k that G r a n t Cooper is violated and has stretched e basic philosophy of a c a d e m freedom to the extent t h a t I ink -- and he may be in t h i s idience -- I t h i n k Grant Coop- r, if he really had a true belief id a true interest in the field education. I t h i n k Grant oopcr should resign and save is state and its e d u c a t i o n a l slitutiori from the problem..." ryor said in rcspnn.se- to a uestion. Most of t h e s l i i d c n i s in the udicncc applauded his answer, it one. in a s k i n g a quest inn. ter told Pryor. "Then you upport academic freedom in icory hut not in practice." ryor said he supported a c a - cmic freedom in practice, too, id always h a d . After his speech and during a uestion-answer session with udents. Pryor was asked :oul his r e m a r k s about Coop p a r t i c u l a r l y how he would eal with the Cooper case if he 'ere governor. Pryor sair! he br-lievcd that le UA board was doing the ight thing, although the board 0 far has not voted to remove ooper. Cooper has been n o t i ed. however, lhat his c o n t r a c t ill not be r e n e w e d . Thai m o u n t s to d i s m i s s a l , although. nrler n o r m a l procedures, hr ·ould not be o f f i c i a l l y elirni atrrl from a ro!e at UALR un 1 May 1075. Pressed to e x p l a i n h o v he ·ould deal w i t h the matter ryor siiid he thought it woulc e "appropriate" for a gover or to discuss (he case individ ally with the board members lowever. he said he did no lean that he would private!} o u r a ^ u board members to ire Cooper. One student asked Pryor yhat he would do for e d u c a t i o n , vhich he had listed as his No. 1 rionty, and Pryor said be in- ended to m a k e education in \rkansas "second to none." I think we can make : stronger commitment to t h i irca," he .said, "I know t h a t 'm embarrassed, as well very other A r k a n s a n , when we see that we're 49th and 50th in education. It has been a source of embarrassment, Tm no m i r a c l e promisor,' said Pryor. Pryor also said he supporter he proposed Equal Rights Amendment lo tile U.S. Con stitution. Asked about dis crimination against women anc ilacks. Pryor said he would tronj!lv f a v o r " the develop mcnt cf an equal rights com mission for the state. Cotton Standards WASHINGTON ( A P ) -- An i n t e r n a t i o n a l conference on cot ton standards will be held nex month in Memphis. Tenn.. t discuss proposed changes in specifications for grading some k i n d s of U.S. upland cotton. The Agriculture Department in announcing the conferenci T h u r s d a y , said it is held ever; three years under terms of th Universal Cotton Standard Agreement among major worl cotton producing and con suming countries. Erwin L. Peterson, adminib Irator of the department's Agr cultural Marketing Service, an R. C. Jackson, executive vie president of the American Te tile Manufacturers Institute will be among the speakers. celling the restaurant dinner each month and dispensing with the usual f a m i l y vacation. He submitted to over- w h e l m i n g opposition on the matter of cutting expense accounts, which everyone else agreed already were no match for high prices. "Then we must raise revenues," he said, remembering that with credit cards and car payments and music lessons and orthodontist bills he couldn't conlinue to pay all the family's shorl-lerm debt. That brought up the question of how. Three possibilities were discussed: Mother goes to 1 work, the kids take p a r t - l i m e jobs, father asks for ;i raise. Father maintained the latter was out of the question because his company was on a s i m i l a r expense-cutting campaign and had frozen salaries. Mother agreed she could return to work, but in order to do so she'd have lo have a woman come in to do the housework and she'd need another car for transportation, The prospect of these added expenses, plus the facl that added income would push them into a higher l/ix category, dis- ·ouragcd further consideration if the idea. And the kids'.' Well. they really should be studying iind playing games. , .lust one a l t e r n a t i v e was left and little of it at that: .Cut some more. If produclon and revenues couldn't be raised, then there was only one answer lo ri.sini! cosls. and lhat was l» pare expenses right to the hart bone, where it hurts. Who said the public do*$n*t understand the problems and frustrations of doing business in an acquisitive, compelitiva society? Why, business has it easy. ,./ FKS Students In Journalism Win Top Honors I''ay.;ltevillo H i g h School ilaced second in the number of f superior a w a r d s presented at lie recent Arkansas High ichool Press Association con- 'ention in Hot Springs. T li · journalism students competed against '15 high chuols and Parkview at Little iock wat [lie only school T o earn more superior ratings. F H S students e a r n i n g superior ratings were Rob^Pat- ·ick, for a review on the Exorcist and a column entitled ' F r a n k Sloan's Viewpoint"; .Icanie Chapman, advertising: leri R a y , interview: Peggy forne-. editorial and Hal Pooie, eature photo. The Register, the student ·ating in general excellence. Other e x c e l l e n t ratings went to Wendy Warford. for an e d i t o r i a l cartoon; a n d .ntervicw. The FHS students won 11 awards out of the 14 even's Peggy Homer! for an on - site entered. VWAL-MART CITY WAL-MART CITY WAL-MART CITY WAL-MART GIGANTIC False Bomb Threat Causes Evacuation A false bomb threat resulted in the partial evacuation of th2 Communications Building on the University of Arkansas campus Thursday morning. Larry Slamons. director of the Department of Public Safety, said a call was received at about 11:15 a.m. He said an unidentified male caller told of a bomb planted in the building. Slamons said the building was partially evacuated while a thorough search was made. No bomb was found. 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