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· Nortfcwes* Arkansas TIMES, Sunday, May 5, 1974 rAVITTIVILLC, ARKANSAS A Way Of Life Returns ^ntlifies - Sun - A W A Y OP. darrtemng may nol he t h e · biggest 1 I h i n g in Fa yell pvi lie r this spring, hut i( is c e r t a i n l y H confcndiT f n r lop honors. M o t i v a t e d ly ever i n c r e a s i n g fond prices. Inline g;n ik-ns have blossom* 1 il widely- This carefully-lfindcil patch lies u'ilhin sighl of the new Feil- K u i l d i n g (tin skyline). by Ken Grind) In Unusual Classroom Glass Tank Represents Balanced Ecology - M I L W A U K E E (AP) -- Sci-.ricchlorinated water takes ·nee teacher M a r t i n G u l n i k niiitiy characteristics of on Ihinks ho may have the most unusual grade school classroom In the nation. t Room 52 at Alwater School in suburban Shorewonci is bare except for a giant glass "nature tank" f e a t u r i n g three m i n i a t u r e w a t e r f a l l s , a three foot-deep lake, swampy marshlands, in- t e r m e d i a t e land with thick loam and rocky highlands. Inside the tvi'o-ton glass tank rtozens of f i s h , stiails, c r a y f i s h , frogs, worms, salamanders, snakes and other a n i m a l s live in \vhat is designed as a natu- r a l . , b a l a n c e d ecology. "The k i d s love it, and I'm ttire they are learning a lot in all the different experiments we do," said G u t n i k , who b u i l t the tank last summer with a $3,500 grant, from a private foundation. * He explained that the t a n k , 8 feel higii 15 feet long and 6 feet wide, represents a balanced ecology (or the s t u d e n t s to perform various experiments involving reproduction, fond chains, life cycles and pollution. Gutnik said all the liny envi conment needs is a weekly rain by a u t o m a t i c showers. · The water is c o n t i n u a l l y recycled, and .students put ii water every two weeks. The · P r i c e s Increase ^ M A N I L A . Philippines (AP) -The government has announced increases of 15 to 30 per cent in jts ceiling prices for six basic commodities, :. They include drugs, infant foods.' locally canned milk cooking oil. w r i t i n g pads anr plywood, the Price Control Council said. : A central bank report lasl n i o n t h .said consumer prices in ?Ianila have risrii 38 per cenf ·and food prices 45 per cent dur ing the previous 12 months. ' Member Voted No " WASHINGTON' (AP) -- Thi Associated Press reported erroneously on April 30 lhal Rep E d w a r d Hutchinson of Mich igan, r a n k i n g Republican the House J u d i c i a r y Corn miliee. voted with the com mittee majority to subpoena tape recordings of 42 W h i t i House conversations. .. Hutchinson voted a g a i n s t (he lubpoena when it was approvei £y the committee. m ORGAN CENTER {Thomas ORGANS · Everett Piano* f) Cable-Nelson Pianos ·) Music Lesom · Bank Financing Northwest Arkansas Plaza Phone 443-4442 catfish and a on smaller f i s h , msin hike water after it is umpc-d from Ihe lake down the alerfalls and back again. FKEI) K A N A N A S Otherwise. G u t n i k said, he nly has to feed mashed ba- anas to Ihe fruit flies to keep ie tank going, so far a n y w a y . The f i s h , w h i c h include nu icrnus minnows as well as a i i c g i l l . two out, s u r v i v e Igae and worms. The frogs re fat from feasts of f r u i t tes, and the snakes live o f f the rags. G u t n i k said he has not had to ?stock Hie a n i m a l population ince he set up the l a n k last 13. Me said all the species, in- luding the snakes and frogs ave been reproducing well. "The plants are doing we! o" said G u t n i k nodding lo- ·ard the lush green lowlands, "he plants get enough "sun hinc" from the automatic gliis atop the l a n k and nts from a n i m a l waste and tho ccomposing carcasses of dead .nimals. Gutnik who personally for- igec! for the pi tints and caught he animals said he lias had in ruiric.s a b o u t the t a n k from ·irmighout the Midwest. Students learn about Hie life chains of various a n i m a l s , pho- osynthcsis and the effects ol nllulion. "The kids don't give thcsp a n i m a l s names as if llicy a r t i f i c i a l or some type of pels Gulnik said. "They know fo nstancc t h a t if they give iro! a name tile froj* is fCoh o be eaten by a .snake. 11 hot ei's -some at first hut the eventually realize that this simply the way things work." STUDENTS VISIT Only the sixth graders at Ih school have regular daily mi" in the "tank room" but eve ·undergorLciier.s have r e g u l a r "We have them do all kin of experiments and docinnc t h e i r results with chart e: graphs, drawings and planalions" Gutnik said. Students work in the t a t room at Iheir own specif co :r;i cting for e x p e r i m e n t s i G u t n i k who outlines the piM'imcnl and sols guideline and goals fyr each project, r and llic student then make "contract" for a grade to ,1 a w a r tied the student on cor pletion of the projepl accordii lo how d i f f i c u l t the exnerime He room also awards extra credit for team perimcnts involving two more students parliculai when an advanced student co sents lo help a slower clas in a EG. "We're trying to get the ki to learn from each other well as from the tank" Gutn said. "This is what it's When Traveling Abroad TV Star Critical Of Young Japanese By J O H N U O D K H I C K TOKYO ( A P ) -- Kiioni Kanek;i says many young ,Iaja- se who go abroad are "rude, roganl, disgracefully dressed id lacking in manners." Rul, c adds, manners are in sliott ppiy everywhere. As director, writer and star Japan's most popular tele- sion travel program, Miss anetaka is a woman who has icn around. In her 15th year meeting a n d interviewing cople she has jetted to 130 Minifies. Slic has ciiattcd with k i n g s itl presidents, sky-dived from plane, vlsilcrl the South Pole, andlcd snakes, gotten closcups whales, written hest sellers nd advised the Japanese gov- rnmenl. In her extensive travels she 55 had a hctter chance thai! lost to observe how the in ·easing numbers or Japanese oing abroad -- 2,300,001) in 197." -- behave. She says that, contrary to he ef. the group tourists, will icir f l a g - c a r r y i n g leaders, are best. Drawn largely from arrners' cooperatives the. on'l bottler anyone, "Young Japanese ahroac don't smile, dress in filth; lollies nnd never think aboil ther people," she says. "The;, ave very arrogant altitudes \ol at all healthy. She says she has often beer personally shocked to hea "apanese men overseas speak ng to women in language usu ily reserved for inferiors. "They look down on Asian ami colnrcd people," slic says 'And where they once looke p at Caucasians, they nn\v d so less and less." The reasons for the first att tide is contempt because- Japa esc feel Asians and Afri re slower moving, less u s t r i o u s a tid 'seemingly uick-wiUcd than Japanese, she aid. The drop in the status \mericans, Europeans and oth- r whites springs from reatcr f a m i l i a r i t y produced by ncreased international nd recognition t h a t not all of Kern are rich, superior and in- elligent. Miss Kanetaka's travels have ilso persuaded her that fapanesc. though r a t e d ntlusLrially in the world, aren't much belter of f t h a n people. "They have material 1 ike aulomobiles. television sets and refrigerators, but need more living space ; more comfortable living style," she says. Her half hour Sekai No Tabi" or Around The World." every Sunday at 11 a.m. over a network of 25 stations with an estimated audience of 10 lion homes. At 45. she is one of Ja most beautiful women touched twice by t r a g e d y . in a h u r - y to get married. Tw Fiances died, one in an crash, the other after a illness. "If I got married. I'd have to slop the program and look afle my husband, as all good Japa nese wives do," she says. "Men are so helpless. 11 Her programs steer clear politics or topical events, con cenlrale on o r d i n a r y and som 1 noL-so-ordinary people. Sh pears in all of them, u: dressed in the national dress of the country or subjec interviewed A relaxed, manner, a keenly rle cans in- less she s of oth- Ihe d by avel. 11 of d in- tiave the third ren't ·rther n i n g s sets they nd a y j g " rave! icars vcr a h an mil pan's hut isn' Two i air shor vc to a f t e Japa "Men ar o con som o ap snail folk ubjee .'hall ?lopec ense of humor and a willing- ess to take chances keep her t the top of her Field year in nd year out. She has won al- lost every Japanese television irize going and has been cited jy a dozen foreign governments. Though she has a reputation or daring, she says she takes very precaution before under- aking a n y t h i n g dangerous. She shares the general horror of snakes, but overcame it by cading. study and proximity. She did snake programs in 'hattand and I n d i a , learned low to handle them, and now ias enormous admiration for he- vivid beauty of some king ;obras she has met. Obviously, she says, things iavc changed everywhere in he 15 years since she began lopping around the world. Her first t r i p to Europe t o o k 45 lours. Now it can be done in 12 Along with the growing fall ing off in .service and lowered manners in hotels and else where abroad, she has notec No-Fault Divorce C O L U M B I A . S.C. ( A P ) -Vice President Gerald R. For says "serious consideration' should be given lo no-fault di vorce and oilier legal reforms that can reduce overloadet dockets in civil courts. Ford told lawyers meeting Friday that the courts are over burdened in part because "wilt increasing frequency. Ihe legis lalive executive branches o the body politic seek to liav highly emotional issues of do mestic policy settled in t h e courts." ic rise in pollution in industri- lized and developing countries. n 1959. Los Angeles was cnve- oped in smog and Tokyo WHS ntler blue skies. Today the sit- ation is almost totally re- crsed. In a world of hijacking and 'iolence, she has had only one npleasant incident -- the IhcfL f her camera equipment and ersonal effects in Rome. One of her disappointments is hat though she prefers out-of- he-way places, licr viewers vant her lo concentrate on Ku- ope and (lie United States. Slic loos go lo places like Now juinc-a, Ihe Pacific islands, Asia and A f r i c a , hut not as of- en as she would like. Born in Japan, Miss Kaue- Some Cor Pool DANVILLE. Va. (AP) -- To help out during Hie energy shortage, nine workers at the Goodyear Tire Rubber plant icre are sharing a ride they wouldn't w a n t to make alone -in the back of a hearse. "We were urged by the company to do something to save !*as d u r i n g the energy shortage," .says Sylvester Mack! cm of Blanche. N.C., a fork l i f t driver at Hie Goodyear truck and aircraft tire plant. "So 1 Ixniglil ;i used put in an extra h e a t e r fan, boiled in live old school bus scuts and went looking for niters to share, the 3fi-mile trip to auc from work." Madden and Ins nine riders agree t h a t the arrangement no only saves gas and money, bu can ho f u n . Says Madden, don't know of another hearse where the riders (ell jokes." ak Cil am gra wh vis the Air 19.1 mo vie dnl ne. C I r a scl pU Bp sin ab foe inl 5* 1 Wl 10 ill 19 01 ri cc vc til 111 111 re tli Cl l\ ft a 18 1! 1). studied in Los Angeles College, returned to writ* have her own radio pro- interviewing Japanese ho had gone abroad. Her tele- program, sponsored by Mitsui group and Pan American, began in December and keeps her away six months of the year. She inter- her subjects ill English. in commentary in Japa- afterwards. One of the byproducts of her . . ! ! will he a special school for foreign manners she plans to upim in her home this . She hopes to leach of the Japanese going abroad how lo put Iheir best fool forward withou into the soup. out getting it Mortgage Rates WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mort-, ;age rales may be the best buy when it comes to purchasing a lome. A house that sold for $35,300 in 1972 was selling for $40,900 in a jump of 16 per cent in one year. D u r i n g Ihe same period, there was only a 10 per it increase in new conventional home mortgage rates, American Bankers Assn. out during the energy American reporls. The cost of land Bankers Assn. represents biggest increase in homa costs. While lot sizes shrank be- Iwecn 1967 and 1973. land prices rose 1IM per cent per year. The average lot sixe for a home in 19IJ7 was 8.202 square feet. In 197:1. the average lot was only li.900 square feet. _ McGimsey Named President Of Archeology Group Dr. Charles R. McGimsey III director of the University of A r k a n s a s Museum and of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, assumes the presidency of the Society for American Archaeology at its 39 th annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Thursday through Saturday. McGinisoy has been serving as president-elect for a year ami served on Ihe society's Executive Committee for three years prior to lhal. The Society for American Archaeology is the major professional organization for archeologists in the country, and McGimsey has been active in problems affecting the profession as whole for many years. Also p a r t i c i p a t i n g in the Wa sh i ngton m ee ti n g we re .several other arclieologisls from Arkansas. Hester A. Davis stale archeologisl. presented p. paper entitled "The State Archeologist as Coordinator" in Another Marriage SANTA MONICA. Calif. (AP) - Margaret O'Brien, the for- ner child star, plans lo get married for the second lime. Court officials said Friday Miss O'Brien, 36, Look out a m a r r i a g e license on Thursday lo mary Roy T. Thorsen, vice president of a steel casting f i r m . s y m p o s i u m concerning re sponsinilities of those in position of stale archeologist. Dr. Michael B. S c h i f f e r , archeologist. wilh Ihe Arkansas Archeological Survey took part three sessions, presenting papers at two and serving as a discussant for another. Other members of the Survey staff a t t e n d i n g were Dr. Joseph Lischka of the; University of A r k a n s a s at Monticello; Dr. Ann Karly of Henderson State College; Dr. Martha Rolingson and Sandra Scholtz, both of the , UA. Dr. Allen McCartney of the UA Department of Anthropology served as chairman of a session en til led: "The* Passing of the P u b l i c Domain in A l a s k a , Changing Patterns of Land Ownership and the Future of A l a s k a Archaeology/' Rings that say love. Rings that make promises. Rings with symbolism. And gifts with special meaning. 1 diamond love ring, 10K, £79.95 i - 3 diamond pfomree ring. $59,50 I diamond heart design promise ring. S29.95 1 diamond - ;rosefing. ·' $65.00 ,.--'^..'.. '""' 1 diamond Ankh Bkthaone ring, ?OK. . $29.95 ,., . : . ..B»1»»aooerins.10K. 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