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MISS HARING WELCOMED AT AIRPORT .. .by parents after taking second place in chess tournament City Girl Takes Second In Women's Chess Championship Miss Ruth Ilaring, who took second place in the U.S. Women's Invitational Chess Championship Sunday returned home today. State Farm To Reduce Rates By 5 Per Cent LITTLE; ROOK (AP) -- state Form Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. will reduce automobile insurance rates in Arkansas by five per cent on July The slate Insurance Commission said Monday it would accept lhat reduction instead of a 15 per cent rate reduction it had ordered. State Farm had appealed that order, but the appeal was dismissed after the settlement was reached. Slate Farm writes more automobile insurance in the slate than any other single company. Ark Monroo HI, the Arkansas insurance commissioner, said he and State Farm had reached the agreement Friday, but it was not announced until Monday. Monroe said an importanl factor in his decision was thai the company agreed to continue to pay the present 6.4 per ccnl dividend to its policy holders Until Sept. 30. Insurance Services Office, New York based rating hnvean; Allslate Insurance Co., ant Travelers Indemnity are appealing rale reduction order? issued by Monroe. Monroe no other firm had offered to negotiate a, compromise. Arkansas is the first state ir which Stale Farm has agreet to reduce its rales. Mother Of Year LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rep Yvonne Braithwaile Burke, D Calif., the first woman to giv birth while serving in Congress has been named "Mother of Ih Year" by the Los Angele Chapter of the U.S. Bicemci niel Commission. Mrs. Burke' daughlcr, A u t u m n Roxanni was horn last Nov. 23. She was greeted at the Fay- ttcville airport by her parents, and Mrs. Robert Haring brother Brian and grand- arents. Mr. and Mrs. Albert laring, of Rloomington, Ind., vho are visiting here. Also on hand to welcome the elebrity who nearly captured lie women's title after being ceded seventh in the tourna nenl, were members of t h e University of Arkansas and igh school chess teams. Miss Haring was the young- ;st player at the tournament icld at the Princess Martha Hoel in St. Petersburg, Fla. S'h e said she played chess four hours day, got a tan at the beach, jut that the tournament de- nanded most of her lime- She met Mona M. KarFf of Vew York who took her seventh ihampinnship in the final game. Miss Karff needed a tie to claim the title and Miss Ilaring iceded a win. After two' hours of play the players agreed to draw, giving Ruth a score of 7.5 and Miss Karff 8. Undaunted by the entry of ,he younger ojayers. M i s s arff said she was delighted o see young women competing. Miss Haring is 19 and attends late College " onway. She exams before Ihe tournament which began April 27. She comes from a chess playing Family, and her father iind two of her three brothers lave U.S. Chess federation ratings. She remarked that Bill Orion, son of Dr. and Mrs William Orion, who heads ar expert chess rating encouraged lier to enler Ihe tournament. The t o u r n a m e n t w a s described by Mrs. F.va Aronson, one of tlie top players who has played i" tournaments for years, this year's was the loughest competition she h a s seen. Area Candidates Tell Donations To Campaigns Candidates Reveal Contributions LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Sen. J. W. Kulbright received 155 contributions, totaling $168,000. o his re-election campaign 'rom outside Arkansas, accord- ng to a financial report filed with the secretary of state's office Monday. Total contributions were (428,711, with $129,000 coming from individual contributors within Arkansas. The list of contributions included some notable personalities -- such as Averill Harriman, J. K. Galhraith, Sen. Stuart Symington of Missouri and author Eric Fromm, who sent $1,000 from Switzerland. Oul-of-state contributions in- eluded $1,000 from Hein I. Koolsbergen of Los Angeles, board chairman of Lion Oil Co., plus $1,000 from an official of AMOCO and several smaller gifts frm other oil industry fig- Of Catholic Church in Italy Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tim., May 14, 1974 FAVrTTCVILLE, ARKANSAS Drive Underway To End Privileged Status ures. Fulbright ROME (AP) -- The overwhelming defeat of the Vatican's campaign For roiwal of the Italian divorce law spurred a drive today to end the privileged status of the Koman Catholic Church in Italy. Despite a vigorous .two-month campaign by Italy's bishops, most of its 190,000 p r i e s t s and nuns, and the Vatican's political allies in the Christian Democratic party, Italians voted 3 to 2 in a referendum Sunday and Monday to retain the divorce law that has been 1970. As known, anti-clerical groups announced a nationwide drive to collect signatures on a petition calling for a referendum on al laws giving the Church a special position. One such law stipulates thai "the Roman, Catholic, Apqstol ic religion is the only religion of the state." Others give ta* exemptions and other privileges to agencies of the Church and Vatican employes. The outcome of the referendum was also a stinging rebuff to the Christian Italy's dominant received $3.000 on the books only since soon as the results were promised new stresses and itrains for it in the future. The hree smaller parties in the c o a l i t i o n --the Socialists, democratic Socialists and Republicans --were for divorce, ilong with the Communists; the Christian Democrats and the /alican were sup[Mrted only by he nco-Fascists of the Italian Social Movement, whose back- ng usually is considered an embarrassment, Thousands celebrated Mon day night in Rome and a dozer other cities, singing, honking lorns and cheering. There was some violence. Leftist and rightist youths battled with iron bars and sticks in Naples and nearby Salerno, and six persons were injured. Leftists in Milan set fire to the office of a right- wing labor union. In Bergamo, which voted for repeal of di yorce, .leftisls stoned the build ing of a Catholic newspaper. I n t e r i o r Minister Paolo Ermlio Taviani announced that 88.1 per cent of the electorate voted. The f i n a l count was 1!),- OU3.020, or 59.1 per cent, in fa- ·or nf allowing divorce and 1U,- 188,184, or 40.9 per cent against its legal retention. Enrico Uerlinguer, secretary of the Italian Communist party, hailed the outcome as "a gram! victory of liberty, reason and right." There was no immediate comment from the Vatican Pone Paul VI took no public part in the anti-divorce cam paign until last weekend, whei he hauled the bishops for their drive. The law. Italy's first divorce legislation in more that a cen permits divorce after a from R. S. Reynods Jr. of Richmond. Va., president of Reynolds Metals Co., plus $3,000 'rom Reynolds' wife and anoth- of Arkansas" in compleled her Agnew In Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) -Former Vice President Spiro T. Agncw has quietly returned to the liincl of his Forefathers. Agnew, \vho received a rousing welcome when he loured Greece as vice president in 1971, arrived here Sunday without his family for what officials described as a private visit. LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Financial records show that Bill Clinton of Fayetteville has received $28,790 for his campaign for the Democratic nomination for the 3rd District congressional seat. Clinton reported that, of that amount, $10,452 came in the form of contributions. L o a n s provided another $10,050. Sales and collection brought $418 transfers to the campaign committee totaled $7,589 and other receipts accounted for $330. The largest contributor to the Clinton campaign was the Com mitce on Political Education, the political arm of the national AFL-CIO, which gave $3,000 on May 3. The Arkansas committee contributed $592 on March 29. Clinton has been endorsed over his three Democratic opponents by th state AFL-CIO. Other contributors to the Clinton campaign were James B. Blair of Springdale and Mack McLarty of Hope. Blair, co-chairman of Sen. J. W. FuVbright's re-election campaign, gave $500 to the Clinton campaign. McLarty. treasurer for David H. Pryor's gubernatorial campaign, also contributed $500 to the Clinton campaign. State Sen. Eugene Rainwater of Greenwood, another candiate for the Democratic nomination the 3rd District, reported that his campaign had received $9.994. Of that amount. $3.905 came n the form of contributions. $2.0[19 was from sales and collections and $4,000 came from loans. David Stewart of Danvilli another congressional candidate, notified the secretary of state's oEfice Monday mornin: that he had mailed his report. A.s of late Monday afternoon James Scanlon of Greenland the other Democratic cancli date, had not filed his report. Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt. who is. unopposed for the Republican nomination, listed no contribution for the report period in the document he filed with the secretary of state. Rainwater's largest contrib- iler was Wanda Young of Fort Smith, a housewife who gave 51,000 on April 25. er $3,000 from Julian S. Reynolds. who is executive vice president of the company. Major contributions from Democrats, .. ... party ever since World War II, and its secretary-general, former Premier Amintore Fanfani, who led the party Fight against the divorce aw. DIVIDED The campaign divided Premier Mariano Rumor's center- left coalition government and within Arkansas included $5.000 separation of years, on sentencing oF a spouse to prison for more than 15 years and on conviction of a sex crime or o murder of a member of the family. Since the law was enacted, only about 70.000 di vorces have been granted. Appointed OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - }r, Lawrence A. Davis, for* mcrly of Pine BluFf, A r k , , wat ippoinled president of Lancy Junior College here Monday. He will succeed Herbert Stein in the $31,000 a year job June 15. Laney Junior College 'is a predominantly black institution. Davis resigned last year as chancellor of the University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff. He holds honorary degrees Irom five southern colleges. 53/4% 7'/2% We have a savings program and interest rate to meet your needs. FoyetteviHe Savings Loan Association Ml N. East Avenue from W . E. Darby of Little Rock, who has been in the in surance and investment businesses; $5,000 from Bennie Ryburn of Monticello, an automobile dealer; $3,000 from Jack T. Stephens, a bond broker; anc $3,000 from Stephens' brother W. R. "Witt" Stephens of Little Rock, the former president anc board chairman of Arkansas Louisiana Gas Co. Three more contributions ol $1,000 each were listed in the name of women related to Witt Stephens. Donations to Fnlbright from persons connected with the John A. Cooper C. totaled $10,000. Officials of Dillards Department Stores, which owns Pfeifer-Blass stores, gave a total of $5,000. Hebert McAdams III, chief executive officer of Union National Bank in Little Rock, and Eugene B. Smith Jr.. the bank's executive vice president, gave a total of 54.000. Fnlbright also paid $19,721.09 to Action Research, Inc., of Arkadelphia, which is a political research and polling firm operated by Jim Ranchino. Expenditures reported also showed that $8.000 had been paid to Mark Shields and Associates of Washington, D. C.. a political consultant who specializes in the use of television to the benefit of a political candidate. More than $50,000 was paid to Isidore, Lefkowitz. Elgort. Inc. of New York, a Madison Avenue television production firm. IRA Admits British Captured Plans BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) -- The Irish Republican Army admitted today that British security forces had captured one of its master halite plans, hut said it was winning the fight to oust Britain from Northern Ireland. A spokesman for the Provi sional wing of the IRA said, the British "may be winning the war of words, but make no mistake about it. we arc still winning the war of bullets." He told newsmen the master plan was "a doomsday plan we drew up some time ago." Prime Minister Harold Wilson told the House of Commons in Londn Monday that the army captured the plans in a raid on the Belfast headquarters of the IRA's Provisional wing. Security officials said the IRA planned to incite the Prot- We Have Some Beautiful Hangups For You. Our wallcoverings will enhance any room in your home. We'tl be pleased to show you our complete selection of wallcoverings. . . . vinyls, grasscloths, foils, murals, handprintss, prepasteds and other specialty coverings. Stop in and see us for the latest in fashionable wallcoverings- We sell beauty by the roll! estant majority in Ireland to launch Northern bloodbath AYM Experiences Toughest Year 1 JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) ...... The AVM Corp. had its "toughest year" in 1973, showing a net loss of $5,367.541, the automatic voting machine, manufacturer reported Monday. Loss of a J19 million contract with Venezuela, payments nF $53,500 in fines for bribing public officials and payment oF $830.000 in back income taxes and penalties contributed to the loss, said Harold J. Rutfenberg president officer. . and chief executive . Newlyweds Favor Divorce IjKiano and Mirella Gherardi leave a polling place in Rome Sunday after voting in favar of allowing divorce in Italy's divorce referendum Sudsy. They had been married at a nearby church short- fr before. "W« waat to mod- ernize society," »aid I.BCiaM- "We don't want to jjo in reverse." Results in 18 voting districts oat «f 63,7% showed 4,011 In favor of retaining the divorce law while 3,48* favored its repeal. (AP Wire- photo) Ruttenberg told stockholders t h a t 1973 was a year of extraordinary problems for AVM. hut added. "It presently appears they have been substantially solved." The company reported 1973 income of $1,552,000 on sales o! $36 million from continuing op erations. AVM lost $6.910,000 from discontinued operations in 1973. however. Ruttenberg said the problems experienced last year were expected to have an adverse effect on company p r o f i t s - t h i s year as well. The company disposed of subsidiaries in Maryland and Florida and its Jamestown Products, Jamestown Metal Plex-O- Wood and Jamestown Plywood divisions in 1973. The fines AVM paid in federal court resulted from pleas of no contest to charges of bribing officials to facilitate sales of its voting machines. I Venezuela canceled tti con- Itract for voting machines after |AVM was indicted by a federal grand jury. Opponents Ot Gentry Plant Win More Time GENTRY -- The Arkansas Public Service Commission has extended the deadline to June 10 for certain agencies comment on the proposed Southwestern Electric Power Company generating plant two and one half miles southwest of here. The month-long extension was granted after state agencies and organizations complained that copies of the application o build the plant were not mmedialcly made available to al] interested parties. SWEPCO and the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. filed heir application lo build the plant on April 9. Responses and notions to intervene ordinarily must he filed within 30 days ifter the application has been filed. Those slate agencies and organizations receiving additional ime to file comments on the mpact of the coal-fired plant ire: the Arkansas Game and ·'ish Commission, the slate banning Department, Environmental Preservation Commission ; The health rleparlmenl the dcpartmenl of Pollution Control and Ecology. Arkansas Comm u n i t y Organizations f o r Reform Now (ACORN), and the Arkansas Ecology Center. H The organizations were recog- nizerl as intervcnors in altempls by SVVEPCO and the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. to gain a certificate of public need and environmental compatibility for the $100 million plant. The Knergy Council of Northwest Arkansas which filed a petition of intervention by the first deadline was recognized as an intervcnor last week. against the Roman Catholic minority. The IRA would then nove into large areas of Bel- ast as Catholic "protectors" and occupy strategic positions, ncluding the docks, television stations, newspaper offices and gas. postal and telephone installations. f\s they were forced back in 'ighting with the British army, .he IRA would burn Belfast. Wilson said some of the documents will be published in Brit- lin and "in other countries A'here Britain's record under successive governments in rcla- :ion to Northern Ireland has nol icen fully understood." Presumably he was referring to the United States and Canada, where there is considerable sympathy for the IRA among persons of Irish descent. The oFficial dealh toll in nearly Five years of the communal war reached 1.018 early today when two bodies were Found after an explosion in a garage Tyrone. said in Dungannon, County An army spokesman bomb apparently went off as the two persons were carrying it into the garage. Open Monday and Thursday 'til 830 HOME CENTER 200 West Mountain--Fayerteville becrt the food price squeeze ize 'Ann with Sentenced LOS ANGELES median Richard P r y o r has been sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined $10.000 after pleading guilty to w i l f u l f a i l u r e to file a federal income tax return. U.S. District Court Judge Manuel Real suspended $7,500 of the fine and placed Pryor on three years probation. Pryor admitted Monday he didn't file a return for 1967, in which the government charged he earned $68.504.13. 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