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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

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Thursday, May 9, 1974
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4 · Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thun., May 9, 1974 F A V E T T I V I L L t . A 1 K A N S A S CIRCUS PERFORMANCE .. ."Sparky" the clown will appear in the benefit performances at Central Junior H'gh School Benefit Circus Is Planned In S^ringdale S P R I X H D A L E -- Two benefit circus performances will be sliced May 15 at Central J u n i o r Hi jili School Fieldhouse Sprhifjdale. Proceeds from the Bit! John Strong and Son T.V. Circus will go to the Arkansas Association for R e t a r d e d Citi/ens In support the Arkansas Special Olympics. The circus features the j u g g l i n g ami plate spinning net by the Fi rutensteins; Hilil Hireh- ficld and h i s m a g i c ; C i n d y , the trained thi tn pan nee; "Sparky" the clown, am! !0 other new circus acts. An e x t r a added a t t r a c t i o n will he Dorolhv Her- her:., formerly of R i n g l i n g with her Holly wood C a n i n e Re vue. Tickets may be purchased at the door at either performance. The a f t e r n o o n show s t a r t s at 4 o'clock ant? the evening show at 7::?0 o'clock. TV Time Allowed LITTLE HOCK (AP) Five of the six television stations in Arkansas have agreed to allow five-ami 10-minulc prog ran: limes for candidates in the lieu tenant governor's race, st alt- Rep. R. D. "Doug." llrnndoi Sim! Wednesday. B r a n d o n , a Little Hock busi nes-stmrn, is ;i candidate for th Democratic n o m i n a t i o n for lieu t e n a n t governor. lie has criticized the stations previously for refusing to .SP! time for more t h a n spot n u u n c e m c n t s . Opinion Rendered On County Funds UTTLR HOCK C A P ) -- A county sheriff can use fedora 1 urids to hire more deputies .han are authorized by Ar ;ansas law it these f u n d s an he o n l y source of pay for t h i leputics, the n Homey general' office said Wednesday. No county lunds, however ?an be used for the s a l a r y , am edc-nil L;iw Enforcement As sislance Administration fund: ·ecjuire a five per cent stall m a t c h . Five per cent matching fund rom local governmental unit t'ci'iving Ihe federal mono; also is required. The slate Commission or "rime and Law Enforce tncnl which administers I,KAA f u n d in Arkansas, asked for the opin ion. The commission made the re quest a f t e r reccivng ;m appli cation from the Loiioke Count; sheriff's office for f u n d s to hir a criminal Investigator. Cache Supported P A R A G O U L D . A r k . (AP) Former Gov. Orvnl Faubus re iterated his support of th Cache R i v e r - Baymi DP Vie channelization project in campaign speech here Wednc sav. Faubus, who is seeking th Democratic n o m i n a t i o n for ^ ernor, said he is a strong env ronmontalisl and wants to se the scenic area along In stream preserved. The 30.(100 acres of miLigatio land ami a n o t h e r '50.000 acres environmental easement alon the river would serve t h a t pu pose, he said. JCPenney Check into Spring in shirt dress style. Button front polyester with big pockets and belted accent. Assorted colors. 12-20. Stop 9-9 Mon., Thurs., Frr. 9-5:30 Tuej., Wed., Sat. Legislative Families Crowd State Payroll Hy J O H N R. STARK LITTI.K ROCK ( A M ) -- Mrs. avid Pryor drew net salary ing at least $833.30 f r o m legislative payroll in 19f»l id 19G3 when her hush and was member of the House, ac- o n j i n g the records in the state uclilor's office. The monev went in pay ige* says Pryor, now a can( l a t e fnr governor. "We did not personally profit, rom it," he said. Each legislator, as patron- ,ie, gels to select some of the ages, usually youngsters, who un errands for the llou?*?. In be 1060s, before legislators larled g i v i n g them solves ex- ense accounts, it was common ractice for l a w m a k e r s to d r a w alaries for "" employes nd nay the money to nages. Prvor sairl his wife. Barbara, \as not a ghost employe. Al- nough she did not keep (he loney, lie said, "She was there imosl every 'Jay. We feel she vas \ very diligent worker for he slate legislature." In 1965. Pryor said. B a r b a r a vorked as clerk for Ihe House, Committee on I n t e r s t a t e ami overnmenlal A f f a i r s . Tn IflfJ! he assisted him with h i s lej alive work and chaperoned lages, he said. In 19G3, d u r i n g the middle icssion of Pryor's six year ten i re, Ha rha ra was not on the sayroll. Pryor ssJd he could no! ·emembcr if she was or how h laid bis pages thai year if she vas nol. LAW .SCHOOL "All I ean assume is lhal in .963 we d i d n ' t have as m a n ; pages," he said. "We were lung in FayeUeville Ihen ( w h e n P r y o r w a s attending law ichool). 1 ' Pryor's pages usual] carne from Ouacm'ta Counl where he made his home, Pryor said t h n t in l!)fil %ri he assigned 35 to 40 page each year, f i e ditf not put them on the regular House payroll he sairl, because each workei only one of two days, and t b Ho use pa y roll c le rk wa n t e salary vouchers only for thos who worked a f u l l week. Asked if Barbara had worke; n the House in 19(13. eve: .hough she was not on the p a roll, Pryor said. "She there. I remomhr-r. WhereL.^ I go, she goes. We're a team.' The Pryor's second sor M a r k , was born shortly bcfon th 19(53 session. Pryor said i was possible that Barbara wa not physically able to work. DRAWS $50.fiO In 1361 .Mrs. Pryo · went o the payroll during the Jan. 2 ay period, drawing $50.GO after|efeller, had been on Ihe House eductions. She got thai: payroll w h i l e he was a morn- mount each w e e k for five ·eeks, then drew $4*1,10 d u r i n g he short last week of the ses- ion. Her weekly net pay in 1965 vas $8i.ll) and she drew that or si x con s ec uti ve week s, turling. in the Jan. 29 pay peri- tl. The records show t h a t wives if many House members and he c h i l d r e n of some of these incl others were also on the leg- slalive payroll. Nepotism in the legislature oceanic controversial in 1968 vhen it was revealed t h a t three if the children of Marion ank. Democratic candidate i g a i n s t Gov. Wmthrop Rock Rescue Units To Continue Efforts ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) -- A spokesman for the Clark County s h e r i f f ' s office said five rescue units from a two-state rea will continue recovery op- rations today for the bodies ol o u r of the six persons who were belived to have drowner n the Ouachila River near here Monday night. A t r u c k with nine persons aboard plunged into the river a f t e r f a i l i n g to negotiate curve. A f a r m e r who witnessed accident resuced three persons The boti'cs of Von it a Jean Thornton. 9, and Booker Smith 71. have been recovered. The spokesman said re? squads from Howard, Pike, Ne vada and Clark counties in Ar isfis anc! a unit Fron Springnil!. f,a.. would assist in Ihe recovery operations. Shooting Death BLYTHKVIU-F,. A r k . (AP -- LI. M i k e Richardon of th rilylbevillc Police Depart men said Wednesday t h a t polic were holding a man in con nection with the shooting deaf of Danny Lee Henson 29 c; Blylhevifle. Police said Henson was sho af. motel here Wednesday morn ing and died ;i few h o u r s later. Richardson said the murde weapon apparently was a sho gun, which was recovered a the scene of (he shooting alon \vilh two other guns. er. One of the c h i l d r e n was n l y eight years old. Information about M r s . ryor's legislative s a l a r y came o The Associated Press from a onfidenlial source. The mate- ial was verified with Ihc ecords. The AP subsequently earned thai Glenn Walt her. a clired attorney and f o r m e r peakcr and long-time member f the House, checked the same chords about 30 d s v ^ ;"n. Walther, who retired from he legislature in 1967. said iic siecked Pryor's legislative ccord a f t e r a f r i e n d asked him vhat kind of lawmaker Pryor He said he learned Pryor lad voted against House Bill 1, bill which appropriates he would not identify. He s a i d j he had no idea how it came the money for House expenses and salaries, and he then decided to see if Pryor's wife had been on the payroll. Walthcr said he had given the informatioin to a f r i e n d , whom into the hands ol the person who gave it to The Associated *ress. He said he had not been anyone connected with cither of Pryor's two Democratic opponents] former Gov, Orval E. Faubus and Lt. Gov. 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