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10 Arkoiwot TIMM, Thwrv, May Â», 1974 Report To Congress Outlines Dominance Of Big Businesses llv JOHN C U N M F F business Analyst NEW YOHK ( A P ) ----- Earlier t h i s year IKu N'jitional Srnull ftiisrni'ss Association presented congressmen wilh its view t h a t small and medium-size bus and rugs. 90; tire cord and fabric. 97: carbon black, 100: flag glass, 58: primary aluminum, j'OU: typewriters 99. "liy what accident or plan did we come to Ihc point where of giant companies nr.sses must he permitted a bi#- can determine what foods per share in the American jcome to our tables and what Room For A Driver f I economy. I / I The big three of big business, big government and big labor, , the association's spokesmen as- I sorted, ruled the land, f o r m u - lating a national economic policy that: "... discourages, handicaps, squeezes, and often destroys small business. Their actions \ r u counter-productive, in- ccsUtous, and self-serving in nature. As a result, only the scraps on Iho table 1 are left for everyone else," The injustice is clear, they lainiod, in the areas of taxes, ICCCRS to market and money iising -- "would any fair- Riley Reveals Tax Proposals HOPE, Ark. (AP) -- l,t. Goy- Bob Uilcy of Arkadclphiii sak here Wednesday tli;it a part of his tax reorganization effort i elected governor would be to empower cities to levy taxes on themselves. "I don't see anything wrong vilh that as long as the people Â·ote It on themselves," he said. He suggested that a one per cent sales tax could be shared by cities and counties to help ease revenue burdens. However. Riley told Ihc group that the cities deserve more of a revenue percentage from state funds. He called the existing five per cent turnback an unrealis lie f i g u r e and said it conld be adjusted upward without drain inc funds from any stale serv ices. Riley also praised fliÂ« 9tÂ»tÂ« Police, but said the present force of creased. Â·!00 needed to be in- SEWING CLASSES ENROLL T O D A Y FABRIC CITY Totn Ferrara tests a dual control motorcycle he invented to enable instructors to accompany pupils- (The stu- dent handles the main controls in front, but the instructor can liifce over in a d a n - gerous situation,) says Fer- rara, who runs K driving school in Greenwich, Conn. (AP \VircphrHo) minded person say that equally of treatment is' given to the vonld-he entrepreneur versus On Prime Time TV Fulbright Proposes Debate WASHINGTON (AP) -- A funti-raising event here for the re-election campaign of Sen. J. W. Fulnright. D-Ark., netted about $10,000 Wednesday night, Kcj Yingling. a Fulbrighl aide, said. Wilh the exception of a short welcome by \\ member of Ihe senator's campaign staff, no speeches were given. Fulbright, (.lie heneiiciary of the a f f a i r , did not attend because he was campaigning in Southwest Arkansas. About 100 friends, staff members and other invited guests were present. Among those who dropped Into (he $100-a-person reception were Sen. Stuart Symington, D Mo., Sen. William Proxmire, D- Wis., and former Sen. Eugene McCarthy, D-Wis. An aide pointed out thai while Ihe cost of admission was listed at SlOO-a-pcrson, many slaff members, among others, paid considerably less. He .said a full account of the money raised and the contributors eventually would be made public, An organization called the Transportation Political Kduca lion League made a $2.000 con tributioTK Yingling .said he could not identify the group. Among, those listed as contributors were: The Florida Agriculture Education Committee. Clewiston Fin., S100; R. B. Hcincy, Can ners Public A f f a i r s Committee McLean, Va., $100; Jeremy J Stone, Federation of A m e r i c a n Scientists, $100; Ovid David Coca-Cola., Co., Atlanta, $200: and Charles B. Lipscn, Nationa Read it May 12* in "People Quiz": Are Ton Creative? TRUE OR FALSE: Wane* wlto haw many romantic fantasies are likely to possess a iidt creottrc potential. For this week's FW True- or-False Quiz, contributor John E. Gibson sought the advice of experts on "What Really Makes People Crea tive?" Check your answers against the results of psy chologica! studies made at leading centers of learning. What makes the creative juices flow? You may be surprised! You may also discover that you are more ta f e n led than you thought "Ask Them YowrsefT; "Did this mm contribute Â· tie present energy crisis?" A Midland, Texas, reader asks Sen. William Proxmire a very pointed question and receives a very direct and de, tailed answer that sheds *ome light on a current national crisis ... one of the ten things you might not have known, but can read Â«boÂ«* in the popular Page 2 feature in the May 12th ksae of Family Weekly magazine. In your copy of thÂ« Vtctiptttst able TV, $1011. Edd W. Hyde of Reynolds ctnls was lisLciJ for a 5100 ontribulicm and the Railway abor Executives Association hich represents 15 niihvay la- or groups, bought three tickets t $100 e;icll. Fulbright is being rvppnsed in ic May 28 Arkansas p r i m a r y lection hy Arkansas Gov. Dale umpcrs. The TIMES l On Top of The News Seven Days a Week Pine Bluff Police Seek Union Pay P I N K HIAJFr', A r k . (Al) -The 75 patrolmen and sergeants in the Pine Bluff Police Department voted Wednesday to seek unionization for heller pay, spokesman said. Poli::e Chief Clcdclic Shock refused to comment when askerl aohut the officers' deci sion. The men w a n t to join lh( American Federation of State County and Municipal Employ es. The Pine Bluff Police Depart incut reportedly is the first ii: A r k a n s a s to seek unionization. Officers w i t h the rank of lieu tenant or above were excludei from the proposed union be cause tliey were considere "top management." that food will contain, and what it will cost?" the association asked. And that's the question-- not whether small business provides more variety. competitiveness and innovation, or whether big business produces sameness, administered mar- ets and the status quo. fs the country drifting into an ra of superbig business, evad- ng a decision and dealing with .he event after the fact rather ,han attempting to influence its course? R a t h e r than drifting, is it being taken along a prescribed course by existing businesses :hat seek their own preservation rather than the over- he economic power of an ITT i!ii both want to enter Ihe same field?" Rut the impact of the small- business report lo Congress really lies in pointing out the tie "acto situation. Here arc some excerpts: KXAMl'I.ES --In 270 or 413 manufacturing industries -- lliat is, in R5 per cent of the industries for which figures are available -- the eight largest companies ac count for ifl per cent or more ol the value of shipments from their industry. --fn !%(J. small and metliun manufacturers had 50 per cent of the assets and 41 per cent of profits, n.v 1372 Ihese corporations had only .10 per cent of assets, and 28 per cent of profits. ' Citing Census Bureau figures, the association listed the per cenlage of shipments accounted For by the eight largest concerns in selected industries based again on 1967 or 1070 figures. Here arc a few: Cereal preparations, 97 per cent, chocolate and cocoa products. 90; chewing gum. 07; cigarettes, 100; woven carpets WOMEN'S SHOES--Street Floor Put Your Best Foot Forward Slip into this classic, from Daniel Green. Mastercrafted in the finest materials and cushion soled for extra comfort. all good of the country? 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