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2 «) Northwest Arkansas TIMES, So»., Aprlt 27, 1974 FAY«TT-VILL», ARKANSAS Voting Set For May 28 Polling Places For GOP Primary Announced Polling places for Republicans in the May 28 preferential primary contest have been announced by Republican Parly c o u n t y 'Ynncey. chairman Truman Ynncey said that Republicans will hold their primary in the same buildings as the Democratic primary in some cases. However, the Democrats will j-Jnarc more polling places throughout Ihe county, since the Republicans are consolidating townships and voting precincts. T h e Democratic County Committee did not vote to go , along with the Republican committee in setting up ' ' c o m m o n ' ' polling places.! which means the use of one set of hooks and one set of officials. Therefore, (here will be separate voting machines, separate books, and separate judges and clerks, even in those buildiims which are housing both Republican a n d Democratic polls. NINF, CONSOLIDATED For the townships Republicans, have been nine solidated' and will cast ballots at the Lincoln City Hall, Th'ey are Illinois, Wedinglon, Rheas Mill, Price, Starr Hill. Cane Hill. Dutch Mills, Boston- Morrow, and Vineyard townships. Five townships will vote at High Oil Company Profits Offer Political Targets the VFW Hall in Prairie Grove. They are Cove Creek, Valley. Prairie Grove, Mars Hill and Center. Four townships will vote nt the new city hall in West Fork. They are Lee's Creek, Winslow. Crawford, and West Fork. Five townships will vote at the High School Library in E 1 k i n s . They arc Reed, Durham. Richland, Wyman, and White River, Six outlying townships w i l l vote in Springdale at the American Legion Hut. They are B r u s h Johnson. Creek, Harmon, Springdale, Tontitown. By Stephen H. Miller AP Business News Writer NEW YORK (AP) --. Before ..the oil industry began announc- ': ing its first-quarter profits, ; there were widespread predictions the figures would be ; embarrassingly high. · : As the oil giants' figures be." gan rolling out this past week ; ;they were high indeed. T h e y , ;may a l s o have been embar- ; rassing. if only because of the . political target they presented. · · Exxon Corp., the world's big. 'gest oil company, said its prof- Rebels Fight Cambodians Near Capital · PHNOM PENH. Cambodia (AP) -- The Cambodian military command today reported .'outbreaks of fighting north and southeast of the capital. Government troops battled rebels around Po Sangh village, a suburb of Phnom Penh, eight miles southeast of the capital. An estimated 2,000 Khmer Rouge forces have overrun six government outposts in the area in the past month. North of Phnom Penh, its were up 39 per cent over 1973's first quarter at $708 million. Exxon said the figure would have been higher if it hadn't created a special reserve to protect against possible future tax bills. It wouldn't s a y how big the reserve actually was, but some estimates put it at about $400 million. Texaco, the second biggest oil company, said its profits were up 123 per cent at $589.4 million -- after creation of a $143 million reserve against possible meet stiff rebel Kruos village. 11 - -- - - government forces continued to ·fire around ...,,-. _- miles from the capital along vital Route 5. Intelligence sources reported . an estimated 1.500 Khmer Rouge troops moving into the area from rebel-held Oudong 12 miles to the north. Their apparent aim was to attack Prek Phneou and its vital fuel depot nearby, sources said. About 700 government soldiers, backed by armored units, were sent to head off the insurgents, the sources said. · Military sources reported . continued fighting north and east of the besieged Longvek .' maintenance camp and training center. About 2,500 men are trapped inside the camp and the gov- · eminent has said it cannot evacuate them. : ' Police reported that an apparent assassination attempt on Cambodian Prime Minister Long Boret on Friday left nine persons dead and 32 injured. Boret left a wedding reception ; in the capital five minutes be~ fore a grenade was tossed into · the crowd, police said higher crude oil prices. Gulf said its profits were up 76 per cent over 1973, Standard of California 91 per cent and Shell 52 per cent. ROLL-BACK PROPOSAL Before midweek, the House Commerce Committee had approved a proposal to roll back the price of 80 per cent of domestically produced crude oil and impose stiffer price regulations on imported oil. The measure was proposed by Rep. Bob Eckhart, a Texas Democrat who said he was partly inspired by the first- quarter profit figures. Some oil men contended the gains reflected comparisons with 1973 figures that were lower than they should have been. Experts inside and outside the oil industry noted the figures reflected not only actual profits on sales but the simple fact that oil in company inventories is worth more now than it was a year ago. A barrel of oil which might have cost $3.40 in March 1973 cost more than $6 this past March. Accounting methods used by the oil companies translate this higher value into profit. Chairman H.J. Haynes of Standard of California said his company would have shown virtually ho gains over 1973 without such inventory profits. Before oii prices began climbing, the industry had argued that higher profits were and Elm Springs. Four outlying townships wil vote at the County Courthouse in Fnyettevile. They are Litt e r a I , Prairie. Greenland, Goshen. In Springdale and Fayetteville, the old ward boundaries will be used to define polling areas instead of the new precinct boundaries set up by the- county -Election Commission for general elections. In Spfihgdale, voters in the old Ward 1. (now Precinct 1, lying east of Hwy. 71 and north of Emma Avenue), will vote at City Hall. Voters in old Ward 2. (now precincts 2 and 3, lying east of Hwy. 71 and south of Emma Ave.). will vote at the fire station. Voters living in old Ward 3, (new Precincts 4 and 5, lying west of Hwy. 71 and south of Emma Avenue), vote at the Youth Center. ' Voters 'living in old Ward 4 (new Precincts 6 and 7, west of Hwy. 71 and.north of Emma Avenue), vote at Wesley Methodist Church. AT SCHOOLS In Fayetteville, voters living in old Ward 3B, (new Precincts Thunderstorms, Rain And Snow Nil Wide Area By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cold rain and sntiw swept tlic Pacific Northwest, the Inter- nountnin region and riortticrn lockles today while thunderstorms struck eastward to the ipucr Mississippi Valley. Stockmen's warnings were In erfccl for parts of 'Utah. Nevada and Montana advising cattlemen to protect their livestock . . S c a t t e r e d thunderstorms broke out over the northern Plains nnd northern Mississippi Valley. Winds gustcd to C3 miles per hour at Huron, S.D. Severe thunderstorms raked central Nebraska Friday night. Golf ball-size hail pounded Callaway, and similar hnil and very heavy rains struck Broken Bow, where . flash Hoods covered some highways. A farm house near Broken Bow was destroyed. M o r e Beauty Salon Or *son Police evacuations were threatened in the northern Colorado ski resort of Steamboat Springs, where the Yampa River broke through sandbag dikes and flooded a substantial part of the town of some 2,000. About 150 persons already had been evacuated, officials said. Thunderstorms also were scattered in western Texas with showers in southern Missouri and Southern Illinois. Temperatures before dawn ranged from 28 at Houlton Maine, to 73 at Childress, Tex. Designed For Younger Set BEVERLY HILLS. Cailf. tAP) -- Anctrca Weiner, draped 'rom shoulders to sneakers in n Jrown gingham cape, is in tht! chair having her hair styled for n t r i p to Mexico. Her mother sitting nearby explained that Andrea's problem is baby fine hair. No surprise, since Andrea is only nine years old. It's Tipperary, n beauty salon where baby fine hair is the norm, wjiere it's not unusual for haircuts to be styled around excised biibblegum gaps where stylists arc · · · squirming, if trained -to not moving cut tar- needed to provide a proper reward for the risks and expense of new exploration and development. John C. Sawhill. the nation's new federal energy chief-designate, called' the figures ''very large" and said his office would be looking closely to see if the higher profits were indeed leading to higher investments. 8 and 9. lying east of College Avenue, and south of Prospect Street), vote at Jefferson School. · '· · Voters living in Fayetteville's old Ward 3A, (nevv Precincts 6 and 7. east of College Avenue and north of Prospect Street), vote at Root School. Voters in olH Ward 1, (new Precincts 1 and 10. lying west of College Avenue and south of Center Street), vote at the fire station at Center and Locust Streets. Voters in old Ward 4, (new Precincts 2, 3, and 4. lying west of the Frisco railroad tracks and north of Center Street), vote at Asbell School. Voters in old Ward 2. (new precinct 5, bounded by College Avenue on the east, the railroad tracks on the west and Center Street on the south), vote at Washington School. Special Session Sought To Deal With Cooper LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- State Rep. Bobby Glover of Carlisle asked his fellow legislators Friday if they favored a special session of the General Assembly in June to deal with the matter of Communist professor Dr. Grant Cooper. Glover, in a letter,- told his colleagues that Gov. Dale Bumpers and the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees had ignored his . appeals . to throw Cooper off the campus of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Cooper, who joinied the Progressive Labor Party last summer, is an assistant professor of history at 'UALR. He has been notified that his contract will not be renewed, but under normal procedures he could remain at UALR until May 1975. gets, and work around faces hidden in comic books. Andrea, daughter of an insurance executive, goes to Tlo- perary only three times a year but many kids in this affluent southern California community have standing appointments. The shop is owned and managed by Jack King, a 35-year- old London native, who said he became aware of the need for a children's salon while he was working as a stylist at a Beverly Hills women's shop. Mothers would bring in their children but no hairdresser was anxious to cut their hair, charged full price They were sometimes munity," year-olds' more at other salons -- and generally felt out of place in a room full of women iin curlers and pastel smocks. "This is a very affluent com"- said King. "Jf lix could drive they would have cars. They have everything." SPECIAL EVENT Unlike adult shops where hair is swept out by the bushels, fallen curls receive loving care tor a first haircut, a. Polaroid picture is taken and a strand tied in ribbon is placed in a small envelope marked 'Pre-' cious locks." Sometimes grandparents come in with movie cameras to film the event. Children can be given Wound Wrong Man At Home PORTLAND, Ore, (AP) -Frank Joseph Briiuner Jr., 42, was In a hospital today, his legs shattered by police bullets when lie entered his own apartment two nights ago. Brauner became the target of a manhunt Wednesday night r a man carrying his stolen identification shot patrolman Richard Hugglns, 31, who was investigating a hit-and-run accident. While scores of police swarmed over northeast Port- arid looking for Hoggins' assailant, two others went to Brauner's apartment, entered and waited In the dark, officials said. Just before police arrested another man, Brauner returned to his apartment. · "Before I cou|d switch on the light, somebody turned : a flashlight in my face and hoi- GM Blames Inflation, Car Sales Slump For Decline lered, I didn't hear any- certificates each child to the gets a salon small gift and toy DRAFTS LEGISLATION Glover said he is having legislation drafted that would remove Cooper from UALR., "This must be done in the ', Exhibit Defaced BERLIN CAP) _ Pictures showing Nazi atrocities in war. time Poland were sprayed with smeared with at an exhibit ; red paint and . Nazi swastikas ; Friday in West Berlin's - hall, officials said. ] · Mayor Klaus Schuetz issued a ; Statement sharply condemning , the defacing of the exhibit, en- ·; titled "Thirty Years in Po. land." '· "We will see to it that those : who did this deed will be held R e s p o n s i b l e for all con| sequences of their senseless and repulsive act," the mayor said. ; j Cunningham Arrested ; I Steven Eugene Cunningham, Route Lincoln, was /arrested late Friday night by , iY.ash]ngton County Deputy Miertff Ray Skinner on a charge ; or uttering a forged instrument. Cunningham early Salurda : $2,500 bond. was released morning on Founded I860 K. zart J.TO. ttitiw,, Ark. Weed Urges SLA To Free Patty SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -Steven Weed has urged the Symbionese Liberation Army to free newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst, and. not throw away $4 city million set aside for "her safe release. Weed s a i d Friday night he was working on a plan involving the money, which has been put in escrow by t h e Hearst Corp. The firm offered $4 million if Miss Hearst was safely released to her parents by May 3. "One of the things I have been doing in the l a s t eight days is to try to get together a specific proposal for this $4 million, to throw this thing out and just let everyone understand what the SLA is throwing away in return for Patty." he said in an interview with KO- TV. Weed was engaged to Miss Hearst when she was dragged f r o m a Berkeley apartment :hey shared on Feb. 4. The SLA, a terrorist group, claimed responsibility for abducting her. In a tape released Wednesday, Miss Hearst called Weed her "ex-fiance" and said he French Writer To Lecture At UA Monday Michel Butor, a French novelist, will present a lecture Monday at the University of Arkansas under the sponsorship of the Department of Foreign Languages. Butor will speak at 2 p.m. in room 408 of the Communications Building on the topic. "Books Today: Situation and Perspectives". The lecture is in English and the public is invited. At 8:30 a.m., Butor will discuss his novel, "La Modification"- ( C h a n g e of Heart), in room 206 of the Communications Building. B u t o r . who is serving currently as a distinguished visiting professor of French at the University of New Mexico. is considered one of the most important members of a group of novelists in France called the nouveaux romanciers" (the new novelists). This group sometimes also known as the "midnight novelists" or the "anti - novelists." includes such persons as Alain Robbe-Grillet, Marguerite Duras, Nathalie Sarraute and Claude Simon. These writers all share a rejection of traditional techniques for novels and refuse to deal with political and social ommitments in their writings, ' ' L a Modification" wa: published Modification" in 1957 and Pnbllthtd dally and Sunday .January 1. Jadj «. ThankszW CHrlJlnui. except g and Second dan Postage Paid at Fayettevllle. Art. MEJfBEK ASSOCIATED PRESS .me AMOdalsd Prwi 11 entjiKd ei- eluilnly to the me for republic*, floi of all local nenj printed In til. ' SEBSCHJPT10N RATES CffectlTB October 1, 1973 Home DeUrerr For monlh by carrier _ jaw ·"lie cow daily lOc. ionflsr Be D.S. Man In WiiMnflcn. Bentoa, Madman onm- tlei, Art.. u,l, Co., Oku.: ^^ ,8 dU. HAIL PDDSCtUFTIO.M fATABLB 01 .DVANCT was a "clown" pig-" and a "sexist To Attend Meet Hr. Larry Greathouse. Mildren Manwarren and Anna Heathcrly. all of Dr. Dr. tbe University of A r k a n s a s College of Education faculty, will attend the International Reading Association Convention in New Orleans. La., which will be held Tuesday through Friday. selected for the Prix Renaudot, one of France's most prestigious literary a w a r d s . He has written six other books. FHS Concert Set Sunday MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If you cannot reach yonr TIMES carrier PHONE 442-6242 Daily 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturuay 3 to 6 p.m Sunday 8 to 9:30 a.m. The Fayetteville High School Orchestra will present a concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Student Center. A variety program is planned and selections include "Air for String Orchestra" by Emil Kalletl: "Symphony in G Minor" by Friedrich Kunzen; and "Sinfonia to the Barber of Seville" by F. L. Benda. A violin solo accompanied bv cello and highlight the performance. The orchestra is directed by Richard Niven, assisted by Mrs. Nancy Umiker. very near future to make sure that he will not be in the classroom for the fall term teaching and advocating communism to the students at UALR," Glover said in a letter to other members of the General Assembly. "And since the governor has refused to act. I feel it is incumbent on us as legislators of the state of Arkansas to go into a special session around June 1 to resolve the Cooper matter once and for all," the letter said. Glover did not reveal How his proposed legislation would bring about the removal of Cooper from UALR. The letter asked legislators to indicate, on a form provided by Glover, whether t ' h e y favored calling a special session in early June to deal with the Cooper matter. DOUBTS THREAT Glover also said that Bumpers had refused to take a stand on the issue. However, Bump ers has said that the case is a matter for the UA Board to decide. He added, in response to a newsman's question, that he doubted that Cooper posed a threat to American institutions. Glover asked legislators to respond in his survey by May 6. He did not indicate why he wanted the responses by then He included among the other items .needing legislative attention the staff problems of the Social Services Division, the need for funding certain State Police positions, the need for new appropriations measures to when leaving. The salon is decorated from floor to ceiling in cute, kiddie decor -- murals animal mobiles, balloons A sign declares that thrugh 'Tip- Perary's portals pass the world s most beautiful children in large canisters are animal crackers and lollipops. Games, typewriters and dolls abound and there are two pinball and Pachinko machines, me lemon yellow barber chairs are scaled down to childrt size and have seat belts for ,,,- fants. Instead of women's fashion magazines, the kids have Jack and Jill, Seventeen and Ingenue, among others. As King talked, 8-year-old Jill Levy entered the shop leading £? r fa ^ e , r bjr ' the hand "I think the whole school goes here." said Bert Levy, a retired textile manufacturer, as his daughter headed for the pinball machines. The kids love it. I think a barber shop can be very terrifying for a kid." A shampoo is $2.50, a cut $5 King said the kids are good tippers, though one little girl got confused and gave the money to a parent. The shop also has manicures, and hair straightening but not facials -- "Most kids h a v e beautiful skin," said King -- or hair coloring, though some kids [l av . e h *d their hair dyed by their mothers. body say anything else and I ran toward the kitchen to get a chair. That's when I got hit," said Brauner. "If they shouted my name or told me to halt, I didn't hear it," he said. "All I could think of was that I had interrupted a burglary and that maybe the burglar had a knife. Brauner got as far as the dtchcn doorway when someone opened fire. Shortly before Brauner was shot, the wounded patrolman was shown a mug shot of Brauler taken three years ago when he was arrested on a drunken driving charge. Huggins said that Brauner was not the man who had shot him. Minutes later, police arrested Louis Dewey Kennedy, 48, an e x - c o n v i c t . Kennedy w a s treated for gunshot wounds inflicted by Huggins' partner when he was fleeing after Huggins was wounded. . He was charged with attempted murder and a hit-and-run accident. DETROIT (AP) -- Gcnoin Motors blames Inflation ami slump In car sales In the wnk of. the energy crisis for til automaker's worst flrst-quiii'le earnings performance since be fore the Korean Conflict, The worldwide auto fi said Friday its January-Marc profits totaled $120 million, a 85 per cent drop from the sam period in 1973. Plagued by a sales slum since December, GM roportei revenues were down 27 per con to $6.94 billion. mil Obituary MRS. MARY LOCKRIDGE Huntsville--Mrs. Mary Annie Lockridge, 62, of Witter died Friday in a Huntsville nursing home. Born Jan. 30, 1912 at Maydelle, Tex., she was the daughter of Emma Allen a Baptist. Survivors Marion L. Marion F. Yarborough and and are the husband, - Lockridge of the home; a son, Joe of Witter, a daughter, Mrs. Ruby Smith of San Antonio, Tex.; two brothers, Jessie and Allen Yarborough. both of Maydelle, Tex.; a sister, Mrs. Clarice Landrum of Tyler, Tex.; seven grandchildren and one great- grandchild. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Brashears Chapel with burial in the Witter Cemetery. Riley Said Not Limiting Funds Given Campaign LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Mrs Bob Riley said Friday her hus band was limiting financla contributions to his gubernato rial campaign to $99, but Rl ley's administrative aide late said Mrs.'Riley was incorrect. Linda Newkirk, the aide called a reporter after Mrs. Rl ley had made her remarks anc said no limit was needed "be cause we're not appealing t the big money people." Mrs. Newkirk said the con fusion apparently stemmed from the fact that when a con tribuior donates $99 to the Ri ley campaign he is awarded a decal. Mrs. Riley had made the comment during an interview when she was discussing the type of campaign her husband would conduct. She said her. husband wouli open his campaign financing books to the public. Mrs. New kirk said this was correct. Saying her husband wantec to run a modestly-financed campaign, Mrs. Hiley added "When someone receives large contributions, you obviously are involved with the contributions pretty heavily." David H. Pryor, one of Ri ley's opponents, has said he would limit his campaign contributions to $1,000 each. For mer Gov. Orval E. Faubus, also a candidate for the Demo cratic gubernatorial nomination, has announced no limil on campaign contributions. Riley, who uderwent open henrt surgery April 8. had a full scheduled in his office at the state Capitol Friday. Ambassadorial Exchange Set finance the improvement other items. planned capital program. and Bumpers has mentioned most of the items as potential grounds for a legislative session. He said earlier he might call a session this summer. Pipeline Endorsed JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- T1 J e Senate Friday endorsed an all-Alaskan route for a pipeline to transport North Slope natural gas to market. The lfi-3 vote came on a longpcndmg House resolution stating legislative support for a trans-Alaska line. S e n . R o n R e t t i g , R-Anchorage, attecmpted unsuccessfully to amend the measure to propose a study of alternative routes for the pipe- and piano, a cello a string quartet duct will Debord Graduates Navy Seaman Recruit Galen H. Debord, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Painter of Bentonville, graduated from recruit training at the Naval Training Center San Diego, Calif. He will now report to a formal school lor specialty training or to a ship or shore station for on-the-job training. People Helping People J^elon*- Diractori of __L Funeral Service jf Services; · LAMTOK, KllfMlt C. - Saturday. 10:00 a.m. Chapel at Nelaon'a Funeral Home, The Ilev. L. E. Blanton officiating, IMtated by lUv, I.ynvJIle Eaton. Interment, Goaften Cemetery. HALL. V.iHr -Tuesday, 10 a.m. Chapel of NeUon'i Funeral Home. Tho Hev. Euell Loffug officiating. Interment: McChrlutlan F*m- Uy Cemetery, J a p t o n . Bennell Trial Is Postponed .LITTLE ROCK (AP, _ A decision on whether to set another date for the fraud trial of former state Atty. Gen. Bruce Bennett again has been postponed. · K Bennett has been under fed- ·jral indictment since Jan. 30 1969 He is charged with 27 counts of violations of federal oMh n 'T S r '"TV" t h e operation of the defunct Arkansas Loan VESTER HALL Vester Hall, 73, 1283 Hendrix St., died Friday at a Springdale rest home. Born Aug. 18 1900 at Japton, the son of Ephraim and Mary Hall, he was a retired stone mason. ·He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Willis Sisemore of Fayetteville; three brothers, William of Placentia, Calif Calvin of Wheeler, and David of Prairie Grove; five sisters. Mrs. Bertha Davis of Santa Ana, Calif., Mrs. Delia Nichols of Medford, Ore.. Mrs. Beatrice Watkms of Hawaii. Mrs. May Howe of Oroville, Calif., a n d Mrs. Ruby Watkins of Japton- three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a m at Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in McChristian Cemetery at Japton. per- » n rift Corp. Three other sons who were charged in the same 1969 indictment already convicted and have nave been served prison terms. Edward J. Barnes of Wash? T"' *? special a ""-ney for e Justice Department, said in late March that the decision on whether to try Bennett would be made in 30 days He said Friday that Bennetts physicians had reported once more than because of his health Bennett could not undergo the rigors of a trial. Bennett's trial has been delayed several times because of illness. He underwent t h r o a t surgery in 1969 for cancer but was reported to have 'been practicing law now at El Dorado. . . THE BEGINNING AND THE END Newlyweds and refirerl couples can be greatly helped with mobile homes . . . the ncwlyweds to save for something larger later, the retirees to settle for something smaller now. Mobile homes are advertised daily and Sunday here in Oie Classified Ads. irn ; UNFUKNISirED mobile hom« p a r t i a l l y carpeted, paneled, two bedroom*. Hi bath., xxxx " P payment " , low MUlty xxx.' WORSHIP KNOWS NO CALENDAR Some t«lict Sunday ai » day of worship. Othart prefer frl- day orSaturaay. Buttha iolac» of worship know« no boundaries--temporal oripatlal. Some ffrd their God In church. Others see him In · spring sunrlw, or In a fresh-mown meadow nt duik. Children oft find paace In «n evening prayer. Each seeks peace In his own way. All piece their tru* h « Supreme Being and worship as conscience- dictates. Why not Join them? You. too, can find solace and guidance In prayer. STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) -- Sweden and the United States will exchange ambassadors next month, thawing a period of frosty diplomatic relations that began when Premier Olaf Palme severely criticized the American bombing of North Vietnam. Count Wilhelm Wachlmeister, newly appointed Swedish ambassador to the United States will be installed May 6, a Foreign Ministry spokesman announced Friday. The position has been vacant since February 1973. The U.S. Embassy announced that Robert Strausz-Hupe, the new American ambassador to Sweden, would arrive in Stockholm May. during the last week of His predecessor, Jerome Holland, left in August 1972 to take up a post at the New York Stock Exchange. Sales at OM, which Is Srla- pendent on Ini'Ko car lines, were (iff '16 per c'int while U.S. niilo sales uvonijjed a 27 per cent decline during the period. GM's nur slmro earnlijgs limned in at 41 cents, worst performance since 1948, , But the company's {op two executives for'ecasl the; firm would make a substantial, comeback in the not-tc-dlstnt future. ' '· /; v"As the economy strengthens In the months ahead and consumer confidence returns i so will car buyers." said Chairman nichard .C, Gerstehberg and President Edward N. Cole. "Welcome strengthening of the market camq too late to improve first quarter results." QUARTERLY EARNINGS GM's quarterly earnings represented the second consecutive drop from year-earlier levels, coming after the firm posted record sales and profits for tn* first nine months of 1973. GM's latest earnings compare to $817 million, or $2.84 a share, In the first quarter of 1973. DUrlng last year's filial quarter. GM reported a 22 per cent decline in profits. '. The automaker's 1973 profits of $2.4 billion were the second largest of any U.S. corporation, trailing only Exxon Corp. Gerstenberg and Cole attributed the severe earnings decline to "unremitting increases in costs" and a sharp slump in large car sales. · ' ".. . the cost of material, services and labor climbed to historically high levels, and there is every indication that these costs will continue to escalate in' the months ahead," they said. COSTS REDUCED Costs- were reduced through production cutbacks and layoffs of thousands of employes. However, they said "costs could not be reduced or eliminated as rapidly as volume fell." So far GM has escaped a labor problem that is plaguing Ford: Refusal of overtime by ^yo^kers under a newly won op:ion on voluntary overtime negotiated last year b y the United Auto Workers Union. The action has cost Ford mil- ions of dollars in potential sales as a result of weekend lalts in production. Ford officials say the firm has lost the production of 9.000 vehicles since the p.act took effect Feb 3 and an estimated.$4.million in overtime has gone begging. · GM officials, and those at -nrysler, say they haven't been affected because of different production schedules. Sigmon Charged Asssault Clarence Wesley Sigmpn- 20. Route 2, Loweill, w a s charged *nday i n Washington Circuit Court with assault with intent o kill. Sigmon is accused of at- empting to kill Springdale lolice officer Gary Dugger with n automobile. ". Prosecuting Attorney Mahlbn iibson said he was told by jpringdale police that Sigmon vas being pursued by officers or a traffic violation. A road }lock was set up, with Dugger Rationed in Sigmon's path, .ibson said that witnesses have tated that Sigmon's car missed Jugger by only a-few inches. Sgmon is free on bond from he Springdale city jail. He was narged also with driving while nlpxicated and flight' from an fficer. WHAT'S TO EAT AT SCHOOL NEXT WEEK? Menus Furnished by Area School* FARMINGTON Monday: Meat loaf, mashe potatoes, combination salad, ho rolls, apple crisp, milk, butler Tuesday: :Barbecue weiners baked beans, cabbage-carro slaw, corn bread, mustarc catsup, pickles-onions, oatmea cookies, milk-butter. W e d n e s d a y : Ham sata sandwich, peanut butter sand wich, mixed vegetables, pine apple - cabbage slaw, nitis tard - catsup, pickles - onions Jello fruit, milk-butter. Th u r s d a y : Spanish rice mixed greens, celery sticks, ho rolls, chocolate cake, milk butter. Friday: Hamburgers, hornin mustard catsup 1 butter Mion» 443-5438 or 442-81 11 WILCOMI HIWCOMIMSI IM tttif cMpm · M «· ...:«w ywi'r* Iwr*. Him* ......................... Adtfrm CHir It you have- a mobile home to rent or sell call 442-6242 and Bet results! NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES CLASSIFIED ADS »·»» »»· W«k«m« WIM H«t*M ull m m*. I I W*Uld Ilk* |. HlhKrllM »· IM K.W. Ark, TIMIt 1 * MbMrilM to I|M tr 4 nutr to rill w h* TIMU, ··* carrot sticks. pickles-onions, peanut cake, milk-butter. SANDWICH LINK M o n d a y : Hamburgers Trench f r i e s . . combination salad, mustard-catsup, pickles onions, apple crisp, milk-butter slaw, mustard-catsup, pickles onions, apple crisp, milk - butter. T u e s d a y : Cheeseburgers rench fries, cabbage - carrol slaw, mustard - catsup, pickles- onions. oatmeal cookies, milk butter. W e d n e s d a y : Ham salad sandwich, peanut butter sandwich. frencti fries, pineapple cabbage slaw, mustard-catsup, pickles onions, Jcllo f r u i t milk-butter. Thursday: Hot dog with chili, French fries, celery slicks mustard-catsup, pickles-onions chocolate cake, milk-butter Friday: Hamburgers, French fries, carrot sticks, mustard- en sup, pickles, onions, peanut butter cookies, milk-butter FAYETTF.VILLK ' Monday;: ci,( c kcn shortcake, cranberry relish, buttered corn clnnn TM" , Tuesday: Sloppy Joe on bun, ,TM strln « potatoes, f r u i t cup sugar cookie, milk. Wednesday: Tncos, buttered green beans, celery sticks, cinnamon roll, milk. Thursday: Charburger on mm, french fries, lettuce pickles, fruit punch, peanut butter cake, milk. Friday: Fish'n batter with tartar sauce, mashed potatoes, buttered green peas, hot roll- butter, fudgesickle, milk. GREENLAND Monday: steak sandwich, maslied potatoes, pork beans, lettuce leaf, poa r halves. Tuesday: Spaghetti green beans, cole slaw, corn bread, peanut butter cake. Wednesday: Burrilors-chlll. buttered corn, lettuce salad apple pie. · Thursday: Turkey salad, mashed potatoes, hot rolls lea cream. ' Friday: Reef patties, pickles, onions. French fries, catsup PRAIRIE GROVE Monday: Hamburger, frcnch fries catsup, t o s s e d salad. pineapple upside down cake, Tuesday: Beef taco casserole, · ; I 5"c;» slaw, buttered corn, broad-butler, f r u i t , milk. m..h i MI 1 y: Fricd chicken. Hashed potatoes lot bread-butler, sauce, milk. Cranberry .'», catsup, cabbage, carrot '"Mill I C00ki °' r m i l k - ^y»tlcks?c?inSy S crS WEST FORK Monday:: Sloppy J 0 e barn- Hiirgcrs french fries catsup, 'ii Ilk Cnrrot ' sll:1s ' '"lit Tuesday: Chill with bean* · r ii c k c r s , rt\\cf. chce!« trawbcrry shorlcnke. milk ' Wednesday: Fried chicken nnslied potatoes a n rl gravy 'Inoapplo carrot Jello salad, hot Heed broad-buttcr. ' Friday: Tuna snlad on let. co, french fries catsup. «law. cooklon, hot rolfj utter, milk. mm """i i «iiiiiniiiiiiiii ii iniiinnini mm ,, |||||||| B ||,||

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