Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 1, 1974 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 1, 1974
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NorthwMt Arkantat TIMES, W«d, May 1, 1974 rAVITTIVILLI, ARKANSAS Safety Sought Frightened hy Hie noise hut eager for (he race, t h i s youngster hides between her mother's knees (o watch the start of cross-coantry motor- hike races at Agency, Mo. CAP Wirephoto) EPA, Democrats Join Forces To Block Easing Ol Controls WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Environmental Prolectioin Agency has joined forces with liberal Democrats in the House to fight a proposed anu'ndment that would take exhaust controls off roughly two-thirds of the nation's automobiles. The measure by Rep. Louis C. Wymaii. a conservative New Hampshire Republican, has gained support since it first was introduced last December. Opponents privately concede that it has a chance of passing if Wyman goes through with his plans to offer it as an amendment to environmental legislation scheduled for floor action this week. Wymnn's amendment wiulc suspend nil emission control requirements for Eiutomohiles registered to persons living in parts of the country with no significant air pollution nrob lorn. According to W y m a n , onb cars in 13 metropolitan area? approximately one-third of the total number of registered ve hieles--still would require con trols. MR claims that removal ol controls from cars in the resl of the country--approximate!} 15 per cent of the geographical area of the United States-- vould save billions of gallons of gasoline a year and at the same lime spare motorists the expense of purchasing vehicles equipped with costly antipollu- .ion devices. The EPA, working with Rep. Paul G. Rogers, D-La.. chairman of the health and environment subcommittee, says Wyman's amendment would be a disaster. emasculating the Clean Air Act while achieving little fuel savings. At a recent hearing of the House Commerce Committee. EPA Administrator Russell E. Train said removal of control devices would result in only a 3 [er cent saving of gasoline and that the air in Gfi cities with 85 per cent of the population would become unhc-nl'hy. When Wyman firs 1 , olfered his proposal as an amendment to the emergency energy bill later vetoed by President Nixon, it was defeated by a 210-180 margin. Most observers agree that its chances of passage have improved since then. But few foresee that the Wyman amendment will pass the Senate and become law. Using 'Vicious Libel Lawyer' Suggested In Nixon Strategy WASHINGTON (AP) -- As part of his Watergate strategy in mid-April l!73, President Nixon suggested to his two top aides that they "use the most vicious libel lawyer there is" and "sue right down the line." 'It is not clear iust who Nixon thought should bo, sued, since a transcript of an April 17. 1973, conversation says only: "I'd sue every (expletive deleted) (unintelligible)." "There have been stories over t h i s period of time," Nixon continued in his advice to aides II.R. llahieman and John D Ehrlichman. "That will make--that also helps with public opinion." "The important tiling is the story's bifi and I t h i n k you ought to go out and sue people for libel." he said. Haldeman then discussed the possibility of suing Sen. Lowe! Weicker.' R-Conn.. for remarks in television and newspaper in tervicws about Haldeman's relationship to the Nixon election c a m p a i g n . "Good. Sue him." said Nixon To E h r l i c h m a n the Presiden said: ".John, t h i s libel thing You may as well get at the li bel t h i n ? and h a v e yourself a little fun." "Might make expenses, ob served Ehrlicliman. Spotted elsewhere in the 1, 308-page document of Nixor t r a n s c r i p t s are other reference to (lie news media and th White Ifjuse view. "You know where the Water gate story is in the Washingto Post today?" asked Haldema: one day. "Page 19." "I know. I know." rcplic Nixon. "And it'll he page 1 five months from now if w handle it right." Discussing leaks to news media at a n o t h e r meeting, Nixon observed: "1 don't want the Washington Post to break (his case." During a conversation with Haldeman and Ehrlichman on April 17, 197:1. after m a k i n g a public statement that new information on Watergate bar! come to his attention. Mixon quoted news media questions tnd gave his ow nanswer: "No I shouldn't pick on the ress." he said, "but 'why did IE President act so late on this ase? Why didn't he act earlier this matter? He had the (targes f l o a t i n g around.' The nswcr is that they are charges iat were just floating. I mean, think really, that's true, news- aper charges and so forth. Solar Primer Now On Sale Tile "Solar Primer" written y a University of Arkansas rofessor of architecture a n d .hree students is now on sale at the University's architecture department in Vol Walker Hall or by writing the department nt the University. Designed to explain the basic principles and concepts of solar energy and solar energy components, the manual "shows people w h a t they can do to their :iomcs right now to belter use :he sun's," explained Wade Walker, one of the book's authors. A r c h i t e c t a n d professor, .Tames Lambeth, and architecture students Mike Gibson and Paul Medley also worked the p r i m e r which is being sold around the country. The first tialf of the nook is mainly concerned with basic information such as how the sun can get in the house during the winter and be kept out during the summer. The second half of the hook is more technical with in-depth discussions of solar energy's use in space heating systems. Senate Battle WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thi Nixon administration, having lost the House fight to defeat restrictions on Soviet trade, now faces a battle on the same issue in the Senate where the outcome is uncertain. But supporters of the trade restrictions believe they will b* able to win in One Senate a* they did in the other branch. Sale 179.95 R*g. 1W.95. Free standing or under-counter trash compactor. Compacts trash to less than '/ its original volume. Automatic deodorant spray controls odor. Security lock. Changeable front panels ir your choice ol color. JCPenney appliance sale Sale 179.95 Reg. 199.95. Front loading 2-cycle convertible dishwasher. Features pushbutton selection: normal wash and rinse only, plus short wash on dial. Cutting board top, dual detergent dispensers, rolls on casters. In white, avocado or harvest gold, 2-cycle under-counter dishwasher, Reg. 199.95, Sale 179,95 Sale 199.95 Reg. 239.95. Front loading 3-cycle automatic convertible dishwasher. Normal wash, sani-wash, rinse only plus short wash cycles. Cutting board top, automatic wetting agent dispenser, sound deadening cabinet pads [or quieter operation. ~ Get $ 20 to $ 40 savings on 2 and 3 cycle dishwashers. Choose convertible style or built-in. In your choice of color at no extra cost. Refrigerator sale. Save $30 Save $ 50 Reg. 279.95, Sol« 249.95. 1S6 - custom top mount fleet free refrigerator. Has 3 fuH-width shelves, 2 crispers, dairy storage and 2 freezer door shelves. Interior light Equipped to receive ice maker. 17.ff MfpeiW top mourrt, Reg. 349.95, Sate 319.95 Keg. 519.95, Sale 4«9.95. .21' hnperial slde-tty-side refrigerator features 14.68' fresh food storage artd 6.5V freezer capacity. 6 full-width refrigerator door shelves, 5 freezer door shelves. 4 cantilever shelves, crispers, dairy storage, Interior iiohts, more. EguiDced to receive ice maker. Ice Moker, $45. Save on digital clock radios. Sale 338* Sale 38.88 Reg. Ja.ts. AM/FM digital clock radio with snooze. . Wake to buzzer or ladlo. Reg. 46.95. Computer-type AM/FM digital clock radio. Electric luminated digits are e«y to see day or night Features digital brightness control and sleep switch. Save on beauty care appliances. Sale II 19 R»g. 13.99. JCPenney Styter/ Dyrer for quick, easy hair care. Two speeds and five attachments lor natural look styling. Sale 13 s9 Reg. MJ9. JCPenney 4-VYay Lighted Mmrx with day, office, eveninglorhome light settings. Owi«J mirror switches from psgrter to magnifying Use your JCPenney Charge Card. Shop 9-9 Mon., Thurs., Fri. 9-5:30 W«d., Sat.

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