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But Only The Names Are The Same NerlhwMt Arkamat TIMES, Sun., May 12, 1974 »VITTIVILLI. AOKANlAt Edmund Brown Jr. Follows In His Father's Footsteps By BILL STALL I.OS ANGELES (AP) -- His father was folksy, p u m p i n g hands and always ready with a booming "How are you!" or a hearty "By golly!" The son is reserved and serious, not very goud at small (alk. The father was Old Politics, with a career that began in 1920 in the ethnic precincts of San Francisco. His son went from a seminary to the new politics of vote-rich Southern California. The father's chest swelled with pride when ho t a l k e d , almost in awe. about the mushrooming growth of "this great stale of California." His son hates "mindless development" and wants a better quality of life for Califomians. The styles and political views d i f f e r , but the name and party label -- Democrat -- are the same. Edmund G. "Pat" Brawn was governor of C a l i f o r n i a for eight years. l%9-67. He was 53 when elected. Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown Jr.. M. wants to succeed Ronald Reagan, the aclor-iuruecl- Republican «tar who unsealed liis father. Reagan is stepping down a f l c r two terms. ; Young Brown is c a m p a i g n i n g hard to win the Democratic gu- 1 bcriialorial nomination in the i June 4 primary, lie is first in Hie polls but faces 17 other Democrats. including such heavyweights as San Francisco M a y o r Joseph Aliolo and state Assembly Speaker Hob M o r e l l i . The winner meets Ihc Republi- can primary victor. CAMPAIGN TALK Throughout the campaign there have been the Inevitable accusations that Brown is rid- in" on his father's coattails, that he is too young, too inexperienced for the governor's chair. He bristles at the allegations, pointing out he has won the t r u s t of the people in his two tries for office -- becoming a Los Angeles community college trustee in 1969 and California secretary of stale in 1970. And he riid both without much help from his father. Pat Brown has a small role in the gubernatorial campaign. He's offered advice --"Sometimes lie takes my advice and sometimes he doesn't." The c a m p a i g n chest includes a $21.000 contribution f r o m an oil company the elder Brown controls. Other money has come from old f a m i l y friends. Jerry Brown is grateful for [he help but says he is making it to the governorship on his own. His name "is a great asset, but it's not going to win the campaign," he told a college audience. What could do it, lie says, is his reputation as a political reformer. At almost every campaign stop be tells how he took the moribund office of secretary of state -- bis predecessor died in office after 2fl years and the job had been liitle more than record-keeping -- and turned it into an i n s t r u m e n t of reform BROUGHT R E F O R M Among other things, he tightened campaign disclosure laws. forced major oil companies to reveal secret support of a campaign to defeat a state rapid transit ballot measure and waded into the controversy -still continuing as part of the Watergate investigations -over a $100,000 contribution to to the Republican party from "nternational Telephone Telegraph Co. The former governor says there has been an understanding that he keep a low profile in his son's campaign. "Though Jerry has never asked me to." His son's campaign stirs memories and turns on the adrenalin. "But it's all very frustrating," the father says. "I'm like a doctor whose .medical license has been taken away and 1 can't practice medicine." But he and his son have always had differences. Jerry Brown spoke out against the Vietnam war and family friend Lyndon B. Johnson. He backed Sen. Eugene McCarthy in 1970 while his father was solidly aligned with Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey. "We're so different," says Ihe son. "That's obvious to anyone who knows anything about us. Our whole lifestyle is d i f f e r - ent." TRADITIONAL ROUTE The elder Brown climbed the politicaj ladder In the tradition at fashion. Law school, an unsuccessful try at stale assemblyman in 1929. county central committee work for the Democrats, eleclion as San Francisco district attorney on the second try in 1943. two terms as state attorney general before beating U.S. Sen. William F. Knowland o become governor. Brown won by a landslide tver Richard Nixon in 1962. The defeat at the t i m e was n o u g h t to have ended N i x o n ' s political career. The Republicans turned the ables on the governor four pears later with Reagan, who iad no political experience. The ormer actor cut a command- ng presence over the plump governor with the heavy [lasses. Jerry Brown was a 20-year- ild student of the R o m a n Cath- ilic priesthood when his father was sworn in as California's The Old Soft Sell At UA Commencement Frank G. Dickey To Speak Dr. Frank G. Dickey of Washington, D.C., executive director of the National Commission on Accrediting, will he the speaker at the 100th animal spring commencement at Ihc University of Arkansas Saturday. The ceremonies will he held at 5:30 p.m. in Ra/orback Stadium. Dr. Charles Oxford, interim UA president, and Fred Piekcns of Newport, c h a i r m a n of the Board of Trustees, will confer degrees on an expected 2,500 students. Special honors will be ac- torded to R a y m o n d Hchsamen of Little Rock" and Dr. Samuel . I,. Kountz of New York City, who will receive honorary degrees, and to Mrs. f r m a Filch Giffcl.s of B i r m i n g h a m , Mich., N a l l i n n Gordon of Morr i l l o n . and Mrs. Bc-ssie Mourn of I.iltie Rock, all of whom will lie presents! with Distinguished A l u m n u s Citations. Dr. Dickey has served as head of the Commission on A'.-crediling since I!)fi5. Before t h a i , he ivas executive director nf Ihe Southern Association of Colleges and Schools from 1963- lii. and prior to that served seven years as president of the U n i v e r s i t y of Kentucky. A n a t i v e of O k l a h o m a . Dr. Dickoy did his undergraduate college work at Transylvania Co'lcgc in Lexington, Ky.. majoring in English and h i s - tory. He look both a master's degree, in Knglish literature, nncl doctoralc nf education from the University of Ken- l u c k v . He was a miblic school teacher in K e n l u c k y before joining Ihe f a c - i i l t ' 1 of I f i e University of K e n t u c k y , where he served as inslnic'or, assistant professor, associate professor, professor, director of the bureau of .School Services and then ilean of Ihe College of KrJucalion hefore becoming the f i f t h president of the institution in 1956, Dr. Dickey has served on the boards of a number of organizations in the field of higher education, including the American Council on Education, Ihe. National Association of State Universities and L a n d - G r a n t Colleges, .the N a t i o n a l Associa- UA Receives $5,500 In Grants G r a n t s to tile University of A r k a n s a s of $3,000 and $2.500 liave been acknowledged hy Dr. Charles Oxford, interim UA president. Dr. Oxford announced that the institution had received $3.000 from the Sehlumbergcr Foundation ol Houston, Texas. T h e gift represents a $1.500 scholarship, known as the S c h l u m b e r g e r Collegiate Award, ami an unrestricted m a t c h i n g g r a n t of $1,500 to the University. The University has received the Schlumberger Award for several years, how ever, it was raised this year In $:i,000 from $1.800. Dr. Oxforri also announced liat a contribution of $2,500 had been recieved from Mrs. Ed I. M c K i n l c y Jr.. of f.ittle Roek, to be added to the Ed I. McKinley Jr. Endowment Fund for the henefit of the School of Law. The Fund was established by Mrs. M c K i n c y in 1972 in honor of her late husband, who was a Little Rock attorney. The income from the F u n d Ls to he used by the University School of Law for the purchase of law books and related library materials for the Law Library." ion of State Universities, the Southern Regional Education :!oard, and the Southern Asso elation of Colleges and Schools He has served on numerous commissions and committees in association with bis member ship with these organizations. He is a former national prcsi dent of Oraicron Delia Kappa, rational honorary leadership fraternity for men, and has received honorary degrees from several institutions. He has served as a member of the Board of Curators of Transyl v a n i a College and received the Distinguished A l u m n i Awar m the University of Ken ky in 1S65. He is the co author of two textbooks and ha* written numerous articles ir irofessional and educational lournals and magazines. Duvall To Speak At UA Honors Day Inland D u v a l l . business and f a r m columnist for the Arkan sas Gazette ·,,( Little Rock, wil be the main speaker at the 34th a n n u a l H o n o r s D a y C o n vocation at University 32nd governor. He had to gel special permission from the Sacred Heart Noviliale in Los Galos, Calif., to attend the i n a u g u r a l . He says his reserve -- he is sparing in the use of exclamations and small talk -- is a legacy of his training as a priest. "Seminary had a profound effect on me," Brown says, But he decided he did not want to be a priest, left the seminary after almost four years and went to law school at Yale. FATHER HELPED His father helped him raise money for his first political race, hut campaigned little for 1 him. Again, there was an understanding. "Dad, a f t e r a l l , was defeated by n e a r l y a million voles when he ran for a third Ecrm as governor," the younger Brown said in a 1970 inlcrvicw. "so there's a possibility that too close idcn tificalion could be politically disadvantageous." Brown is a bachelor who keeps Ills 5-foot-lO-inch, 175- ponntl frame fit by exercising at home in the Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles. His lean, limned face, graying sideburns and serious manner ofton make him seem older than 36. He seeks to keep his private life nrlvale, hut columnists have linked his name with actress I.iv U l l m a n a n d . hefore she re married Robert Wagner N a - t a l i e Wood. He brushes aside as frivolous a 11 d u n i m p o r t a n t questions about his dates, what lie reads or what television shows he watches. His slaff says he likes ti jog on the beach and work out at the Los Angeles Athletic Cluh when he gets a chance, swimming and r u n n i n g track. Of his father's govcrnorshin he says, "we're In a different ·*ra. We have different problems." The new Brown administration would concentrate on land use planning M « buff«r to "mindless development." gel tougher on pollution, revitalize the schools and "seek « better quality of life," "My campaign stands for po- l i t i c a l reform. It's not the backroom dealing we had before." Later, he said, "vole for me because I'm right." He paused, then added with a smile, "If you don't t h i n k I'm right, then vote for me because I'm going to win." Back in Los Angeles, his father said, "I was really aii easier-going guy (as governor) than Jerry is now. He's a tougher h u m a n being than I am." of A r k a n s a s May 18. The Honors Day Convocatic being held on commenceme: day this year for the first tim It will begin at 10:30 a.m ar will be held in the Science E ginccn'ng Auditorium. More t h a n 50 outstanding students will be honored at the ceremony. The lop awards that will be presented are the coveted Seniors Keys, which are presented to the lop grad- u a t e of cac'i of the colleges and schools on campus, and the Senior Honors Citations, which are presented by the UA A l u m n i Association lo the outstanding man and w o m a n graduates. MONDAY TUESDAY OPEN DAILY 9-10; CLOSED SUNDAY 2 Days Only! BOYS' RUGGED WESTERN FLARE JEANS Keg. 4.97 10-oz. cotton denim made with) a western cuff. Indigo. Slifn and regular sizes. SAVE ON 12"x75' FOIL Key MEN'S NO-IRON STRIPED DRESS SHIRTS Reg. 4.36 33 2 Oats GIRLS' 2-PC. SASSY SETS Johnson's baby 24-OZ. Reg. 7,96 2 Days On// In smooth polyester/ cotton. Regular long- point collar, short sleeves. Men's sizes. Dainty cotton dresses with matching panties in lollipop colors and prints, ruffle and bow trims. Girls' 4-6X. Charge it. 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