Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 8, 1974 · Page 23
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 23

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 8, 1974
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NorthwMt Arkansas TIMES, Wed., May 8, 1974 FAYITTIVILLI. AKKANtA* Scanlon Claims Support For County Liaison Committees Democratic Congressional Candidate James A. Scanlon said today that both Democrats and Republicans arc enthusiastically supporting his proposal for county liaison committees. Scanlon has proposed bipartisan committees te set up In each of the 21 counties of the T h i r d District to act as clearing house between the constituents al home and (he congressman in Washington. "Judging from the responses I have had in addressing various civic and professional groups, the plan is being well received around the district, 1 " he said. Scanlon said the major questions being asked by group: after the program is describee is: "Will it work?" "WHh my experience on anr working with advisory group? in both the fields of e d u c a t i o r and government, I k n o w will." lie said. P L A N FOR COMMITTTKES Scanlon's plan for "better representation" c a l l s f o : committees, consisting of eiglv m c m bers and a c h a i r m a n hi established in each county n the district with members beinj selected by the County Centra Committees of both the Demo cratic and Republican parties. Purpose oT the committees according to Scanlon, would b to koep the Congressman in formed of ihe "consensus in th district," "The very nature of the jo k e e p s a Congressiona representative out of his distric for long periods of time an therefore out of direct conta^ with the constituent's opinions, Scanlon said. "Mail-out questionnaires the telephoning of a selecte lew as is now practiced in th hird District is a poor way a congressman to m a i n t a i n cal contact with t h e people." e said. Members of Ihe Congressional cporting Committees wouh ot necessarily he Central onimitlec people, hut would e p r e s e n t the occupational pcctrum of the counties -armors. professional men, i'agc earners and indcpcndenl · u s i n c s s m c n , Scanlon c.\ ilaincd. M E E T Q U A R T E R L Y Scanlon proposed that thi ·omnritlccs meet quarterly L cport, with the congressmar a t t e n d i n g t h e quarlerh ueelings of each of the 2 ·ountv committees as often ie could be excused from dutie n Washington. I n d i v i d u a l commiLle members would also be ab! .o forward information from th listrict directly and efficiently the candidate said. The committee system woul not lake the place of persona con tad. Scanlon emphasize ul would serve as a soundin ipard for Ihe problems in th district. Demonstration Set A new strawberry harvestin system will be demonstrated 1 researchers and packers froi several counties at the Univc: sity of A r k a n s a s Agricultun Experiment station here nc: week. Dr. Justin Morris, an assi dale professor of Horticulture said the harvester, w h i c h ca pick 100 per cent of the f r u i has been in the developrnen stages since 1(167. Morris said the harvester h proven economically feasible the proper varieties-and beds. Feller Case Goes To Jury C L E V E L A N D (Al 3 ) -- A ommon Pleas Court jury was ipcctcd to get the SI.5 million i c n a t i o n of affection case Sainst f o r m e r Cleveland I n - ians' pitching great 13ob Keller oday. The jurors were- told Tuesday y Mrs. KIcanor Wolf that ail er former h u s b a n d wanted as a maid and that he had lienaled her affection long be ore she met Feller. "I had a very unhappy home fo tmliy Rob Feller gave nip ive and affection," .she test I ed. Mrs. Wolf was divorced from er h u s b a n d , George K. Wolf ol lenton Harbor. Mich., la si ·ear. She said her husband :new of her relationship will Feller and encouraged it. " ~ r s . Wolf and Feller have estifiod that they had a lonj, ove a f f a i r and that their meet ng.s were i n t i m a t e , but Fellci said he did not encourage hci o leave her h u s b a n d . "I might have told her oved her and that she wouU make a good wife but onl; if ler she saw an attorney, 1 r eller testified. Earlier, a 41-year-old di forced mother of two daughter told the court she had kep steady company with Feller fo more than a year, but that Fc ler was going to marry Mrs Wolf for her money. She .said Feller wanted $25 000 to $50.01)0 lo start a bascba school in Florida. Mrs. Wolf received a $105.00 .settlement f r o m her husband. Daley Misses Counci C H I C A G O A P ) For the f i f t h t i m e in his 19-year career as mayor of Chicagi Richard J. Daley missed pn siding over a City Counc meeting today. The mayor was Admitted I Presbyterian-St Luke's hosnil Monday for apparent nig blond pressure and a mild di hetic condition. He was e peeled to remain several day for a series of tests. Dr. Whiffield To Speak At Commencement WINSI.OW -- I)r. Hen Wllil- cld of Kurt Smith will speak the Commencement excr- Ises ill Winslow High Sehtwl. Dr. Whitfiold is academic ran at Wcstnrk Community ollego, a position he has liclcl ncc 1968. A graduate of Florida South- .11 College he reccivctl his niislcr degree anil doctorate rom Florida State University t Tallahassee. He laufitil in ccondary education schools in 'lorida and was dean of .student F f a i r s at College or the Mhcrmarlc, Eli/aheth City. J.C. before c o m i n g to Fort mith. The graduating exercises will be held al 7:30 p.m. May 17 n the school cafctorium. DR. BEN WHITFIELD Haitian Refugees Drown In Escape Try NASSAU. Bahamas (AP) -- \uthorities remained unclear today as to why 15 Haitian refugees jumped to their deaths rom a battered wooden sail- hoat al the eastern tip of N a s - sau Harbor. Witnesses told police that the Haitians panicked an:l jumped overboard early Tuesday when a Bahamian patrol boat ap proached the 50-foot sloop. Other sources said the 50-foot sloop struck a reef in the earls morning darkness anil the mcr jumped overboard in an attempt to swim to safety. The said the police boat did not reach the scene until two hours later. Police arrested the 28 men and f o u r women they found on the boat for trying to enter the Bahamas illegally and seized the boat, police sources said. Russian Arrested MOSCOW (AP) -- Vikto Fainberg, one of the seven per sons who demonstrated in Mos cow's Red Square in 196 against the Soviet invasion Czechoslovakia, has been ar ·esled again and returned to · m e n t a l hospital, dissiden sources said today. Fainberg, an art critic, wa seized at a friend's home in Le nirigiYid on April 30 and lake to a hospital in a Leningra suburb, the sources said, ing Ihey didn't know the reaso for his arrest. He had been r leased last November from th mental inslitution where he wa confined without trial after h 1568 arrest. SEWING CLASSES ENROLL TODAY FABRIC CITY NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES Southgate Shopping Center MOTHER WAL-MART DISCOUNT PRICE / $1.97 KM AFC. 4199 ALL SIZES TO 10 Home Made BISCUITS 8 Oz. 10 Count for Sharp Food Shoppers Carnation Light CHUNK TUNA 6 T /2 Oz. Can Unity Pure CREAMY BUTTER 1 Lb. Pkg. 79 PUREX BLEACH 1 2 Gal. Plastic 28 Lipton INSTANT TEA 3-Oz. Jar · I t 49 We Gladly Redeem USDA Food Stamps Realemon Pure LEMON JUICE 24 Oz. Bottle 49 TexSun Frozen ORANGE JUICE $ 1 Heinz HAMBURG. RELISH SWEET RELISH HOT DOG RELISH 3 93/4-01. Jars Allen's Cut GREEN BEANS l-lb. Cans 3 Goolden Grain MACARONI and CHEESE DINNERS 7V2-OZ. Boxes 7 Farms SWEET PEAS 17-0z. Cans 499' Tyson's Grade 'A' LARGE EGGS Doz. 49 Ranch Wagon Great Northern BEANS l-Lb. Pkg. 44 Swans Down CAKE MIXES Assorted Flavors Boxes $ For " 3 Mile High FRUIT MIX l-lb. Cans King GOLDEN CORN l-lb. Cans 488 Swift's BEEF STEW 24-oz. Can 79 Post TOASTIES CEREAL 18-oz. Box 43 Blackburn WAFFLE SYRUP 16-oz. Jar 29 Zestee Salad Dressing 32-oz. Full Qt. 49 Unity DETERGENT Giant B.OX 78 Unity Frozen ICE MILK All Flavors -- Vi Gal 59 Airwick Solids Air Freshner 5-oz. Size 68 Keeblers Fresh Crackers l-Lb. Box 49 Banquet Frozen COOKIN BAGS S-oz. Pkg. 29 PRODUCE DEPARTMENT Arkansas Fresh STRAWBERRIES Quart Fresh Green CABBAGE Fresh CUCUMBERS U.S. No. 1 YeHow ONIONS Sweet POTATOES Ib. Each Ib. Ib. White POTATOES 10 U. Bo* 59' 8 10 10' 15 $169 MEAT DEPARTMENT Rodeo Ranch Rail SLICED BACON 2-lb. Pkg $179 1 Rodeo SAUSAGE l-lb. Roll Armour HOT DOGS 12-oz. Pkg GROUND BEEF 3 Ibs. or More -- Lb. . 89 U.S.D.A. Choice CHUCK ROAST Lb. 89 U.S.D.A. Choice Beef Arm Roast Lb. 98 Finkbeiner Sliced SLAB BACON Lb. Long horn CHEESE CHUNKS Lb. $ 129 Hours: 7 to 9 Mon. thru Sot. -- 8 to 6 Sun. I FricOT Effectfre TTini Saturday

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