Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 15, 1974 · Page 11
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NortWci* Arionvn TIMES, Wed.. May 15, 1974 rAYCTTCVILLl. ARKANSAS With Own Version Of 'Oz' Children's Road Show Plays In Soviet Union Stewart, Thorton List Contributions LITTLE KOCK ( A P ) -- David V Stewart, a Danville attorney, has spent 516,702 of the $13,575 received for Ilis 3rd District ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- 1'n- tricia Snydcr took her 3 - y c a r - j otcl son lo a road company performance of "The Wizard o[ 05!," and left the theater dis- giislcd and angry- ·The show's producers, she recalls, staged their play without lighting or scenery and the actors substituted cheap rubber masks fo r makeup, omitting any feeling for the magic ot the theater. Still fuming, Mrs. Snydcr n d t o tlie s 1 spoke iicr min producers. , "That's a cheat. It says to me ihat they didn't think much of our kids." Mrs. Snyder and 42 students at the Stale University of New York at Albany have taken their own version of "The Wizard of Oz" on the road. ' T h e Russian government invited them to p e r f o r m April 6-8 in Moscow ant! Leningrad--the first American children's theater group to a p p e a r in the Soviet VJnion. "Despite the l a n g u a g e barrier, Russian children have little trouble understanding the story of a girl from Kansas transported to to the Emerald City and her travels along a paved, yellow road. The Soviet Union hot only has its own "Wizard," but a sequel as well. Mrs. Sny- rlfer calls Russia tlie home of chllrcn'i theater in the world. "A 32-year-old mother of three and former professional musical comedy actress, the diminutive Mrs. Snyder has won na- tkinal awards as director of Albany State's Children's The- r. ' LOI'TY AMBITIONS "She has loftier ambitions: She wants lo make theater for children in America something more than "tokenism." Unlike youngsters in Jlussia and Europe, who arc introduced to live stage performances as .soon as they understand the spoken word, American children are being shortchanged, she i n s i s t s , by tawdry productions put on by second- rate actors. - " M a n y people consider it be- rfeath them to deal with theater for children. There's this kind of .stigma attached to it in the United States . . When people do children's theater, it's shabby, .."The care and attention is put into an a d u l t production because they know adults are going to be very critical and there are going to be repercussions involved --· like severe reviews and comments among their peers." ' U p g r a d i n g youth theater has been a growing professional concern in this country for about a decade. Before then the socially proper Junior League of America was most active, putting on shows for the very young, but has gradually phased out of such work. ···Today the American Theater Association lists about 700 members representing about 2(l[l producing groups in children's theater category, mostly affiliated with colleges or comm u n i t y theaters. Mrs. Snyder has directed 16 Albany productions for children since 1967. But by children's theater, she means something more t h a n j u s t E a i r v tales. '.· NO HAIRY TALES . "Fairy tales have i)een done an awful lot -- I think they've been overdone. Something like 'Wizard of O/.' or 'Peter Pan' is H- classic. But 'Three Little Bears' and 'Snow While' and that kind of thing. I try to stay a w a y from it. Because I w a n t our young people to reach up." .Mrs. Snyder's dream is to see repertory companies established around the country which professional actors would perform for young people in the afternoon and adults ill the evening. Theater audiences of the Julure must be buiit by performing plays on a regular basis for children, she says. Most of Mrs. Snyder's pro ductions have been musicals. ¥lir youngsters who have previously seen her company, how- ever, she has other plans, and hopes lo "hit them with some jood solid drama" such as 'The Miracle Worker" and 'Our Town." "People say, 'That isn't chil- Iren's theater.' Hut I don't h i n k you can say there are certain plays for children I think you can take a very so- ihisticated script into an 8th or 3th grade class, if they've seen a lot of theater." Mrs. Snyder tells her stu dents the only thing d i f f e r e n t about children's theater is the awiiencc. "You don't change your s t a n d a r d s . . .You don't camp it you don't t a l k with s u g a r dripping from your mouth, 'Now children, we're going to' -- I hate (hat. I t ' s so condescending, so insulting." And to her academic colleagues who sneer at perform anccs for children, Mrs. Snyder quotes the great Russian actor and director Stanislavsky "Play well for a d u l t s but hotter for children. . . because thcy'ri the audience of the future." congressional campaign, according lo a report filed Tuesday will] the secretary of state. Vive bank loans of $2.51)11 each account for most of Stewarfs|for generations to come. Disastrous Effects Predicted In Cancer War SKATTLK (AP) -- Dr. Ar- Kornbcrg said If similar t h u r Kornbcrg, a Nobel Prize- I narrow course had been follow- winning geneticist, says the | c j j n tlie war on polio. scion- Nixon administration's battle j t i s t s would have just been plan against cancer will "have consequences on health and welfare dsastrous Amcrcan campaign finances. Contributors to his campaign are: state Sen. Joe Ray of Havana. $500: Dr. James F. Stewart of Danville. $500; R. ,1. Stewart of North Troy, Kornberg, who won his Nobel Prize in 1959 for research in genetics, said before a speech at the University of Washington'cine. building more iron lungs. Instead, he said, there was broad support for basic research which led to the discovery of techniques of cultivating cells outside the body. This, in turn, allowed Dr. Jonas Salk to grow polio cells and develop a vac requested is inflcsiac-omtimt requested is infinitesimal com- jarccl to Ihe multibilllon dollar n i l i t u r y budget. "If this adminslraton waned to discourage solutions ol our basic medical problems, il would cut of ffunds for training the brightest for science. Anc this is what they've done. "It's the most shortsighted program I can imagine," Kornberg said School of Medicine that the ad ministration focusing on , . $150; Carroll Kemp of j quick answers to Hie detriment Danville, $250; and Pete I'.stes of Fayeltcville. $200. Hep. Ray T h o r n t o n , D-Ark., reported receiving no outside contributions to his bid for reelection. Thornton. who is unopposed, spent $1,'120.00 of his own money, the report said- of basic research. He also said the administration emphasis on cancer and heart disease is a mistake because b r e a k t h r o u g h s depend on interdependence in all areas of !:ou.-:'ces, including many now being short-changed. Kornberg said support for science had been dwindling in the Johnson administration. But he said the major curtailmenl had come during Nixon's tenure and is continuing to builc momentum. He charged that training programs for science students hac public and congressional support, and said the $200 million Charge Filed A charge of grand larceny was filed Monday in Washing ton County Circuit Cour against Bobby Don Jones, Route 4, Fayetteville. Jones is accused of a thef of a carburetor from the Oa Plaza Service Station Frida night. Winslow Teachers Honored By National Group WINSLOW -- Mrs. Billie G r i f f i t h a teacher at Winslow School has been selected as an O u t s t a n d i n g Elementary Teacher of America, and her biography will be included in the 1974 awards volume. Nominee's are selected by principals on the basis of their professional and civic achievements. The educators designated are eligible to receive the Outstanding Elementary Teacher of the Year award trophy. Five $500 grants will be awarded to the schools represented by the trophy winners. Jonatkan Winters--!he Artist HONOLULU (AP) _ Most people think, of Jonathan Winters as a rotuiKi funny man who can make people laugh by imitating a chipmunk in a tree or talking like a little old lady. But Winters, now in his 25th · year in show business, has another creative outlet that's been somewhat hidden from the public eye. He's an artist. "I started out to be an artist originally," he said during a recent vacation in Hawaii. "1 studied in school and was fjoing very good until somehow I got tripped up and fell into show business as a comcilinn, "Not lo say 1 don't thank God into show say art UA Board Finds Students innocent The All University Judiciary Difciplinc Board for ihe U n i v e r s i t y of Arkansas has found three students innocent of ill! charges stemming from the .April 29 iiie of an A r k a n s a s Union booth to raise f u n d s for Dr. Grant Cooper, self-fivouvd C o m m u n i s t on the UA's Little Rock faculty. ..Joyce C-oree. Gordon Hitte and Steve A n d e r s o n uere cleared of tiie charges- of solicitation, fund raising and booth use without authorization. According to Miss Gorce. the three s t u d e n t s had requested the hearing be open to the public. C h a i r m a n of the board Robert Riley refused, she said. Miss Goree reported that the bgard did not call in the accused students d u r i n g the hearing. , Music Scholarship 'The University of A r k a n s a s Department nf :\fusie has Krteivcd S50I) from Ihe Baldwin Piano and Organ Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, for music scholarships, according to Dr. Charles Oxford, interim UA president. "-The Baldwin Company has a pjant in Fayctteyillc. The g i f t to the University wds announced by Paul Mooter of Cincinnati, general manager of the Organ Division of the Company. for the day - - business, h u t I must was my first love." Winters says it's difficult to describe w h a t kind of painter he is or to label his art. ' ' I t ' s like my comedy. . .satirical, and all my paintings arc improvisational," he said, adding that they are basically a combination of surrealism and primitiveness. "And to compare me with anybody, and 1 don't say this on an ego (rip, would be hard to do," said Winters. He explained that he just tries lo create on canvas by sitting down and painting what conies into his head. "When 1 gel in front of that canvas. I just hope and pray ttiat it will all come together." he said. "1 don't plan m u c h . . .1 just let my mind wander and paint whet comes to mind.** FUNNY ART And when Winters' mind is at work or wandering, things often come out funny. For instance, one of his oil paintings shows chicken standing alone on a large canvas -- with duck's feet, Winters recently became a "professional" by holding two shows in the Los Angeles area to sell his works. "The first show was back in November, and 1 very well," he said. "I thinn we sold 75 per cenl of whal we offered." What docs a Jonathan Winler original oil painting go for? "Well, they vary. . .anywhere from $50 to $1,500.'" The Jolly comedian paint* in the basement of his Los Angeles home, which he admits is not the most chic place In the world. "It has little or no light, especially great northern ' light. . .but that all doesn't mat ter, 1 still have room to h a v e fun," He also says painting is » great way to "unwind." "It's peaceful and lets all your thoughts clear out-" As for the future of his art Winters says he will take it up on a regular, basis when he "decides to hang it up in show business, and a: to when that will be is anybody's guess." Winters is happy to be recognized as a Off I SPRINGDALE -- A burglar mt Uw Sprinfdaic Country Club Monday night apparently was «und oft after bnalunf a light beam and sounding the alarm. Nothing was taken. PoKce said today that entry was gained into the club by removing three panes of glass From a louvered window on the building's west side. The locker r o o m was entered b nothing In it w«s disturbed. When the burglar alarm sounded. the thief exited through the door in the "pro shack room," police said. t u n n y comedian but says desire is there to be reme bered as a good artist. "You know, it would be kind of fun to be remembered that way," he said. N*ritWM» Arkansas TIMfS, W»d, May 15, f*74 rAvrrrrvitLi, AKKANSM · II Washington Doesn't, But 15 States Offer Bonuses To Vietnam Veterans WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vietnam-era veterans, like American veterans of other wars, are being offered numerous benefits by their states in addition to those provided by the federal government. Most of the tangible benefits, however, are for those severely disabled in military service and survivors of those who die in service. However, 15 states and Guam offer the Vietnam-era veterans something Uncle Sam has given only to Work) War I veterans, special bonuses tor military service. Some limit payment to those who served in the combat zone, and some pay more money for combat service than other service. The bonuses range from a maximum of $1,600 In North Dakota to *100 in Illinois. The amount in 11 states depends on length of service, while four states and Guam make flat payments. The legislators or voters have provided nearly $1 billion appropriations bond issues to finance them so far. Every slate has dozens of . Dillon's , Dillon's Dillon's .Dillon's O BEEF BONELESS Chuck Roost !fl$|0a BEEF LOIN BEEF LOIN BEEF BONE-IN Sirloin Steak POUND POUND T-Bone Steak Ml 5 9 Round teak TSTM*1 W«*l POUND POUND Dillon's x 7 day' Specials Ritz Crackers "·"·"" _ Ground . Beef Chuck Roast Rump Roast Beef Steak aws dealing many of them with veterans. legal technical- t JACKSON'S Everyday Discount Prices! Everyday "Discount Prices! ! Country Maid , All Flavors i Cubed Steak 1.71 Ice Milk H«g.64c lib.Box Dillon's Aged Mature Supr-Trkn B«o (Large End)lb. Dillon's Agod Mature Supr-Trim B««f Steak , Ditjpn'l Supr-Trim Boston Roast Dillon's Supr-Trim Pork (ShouldcrBladc), Ib. 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LAWS UPDATED M a n y states have undated their laws to give Vietnam-era veterans most of the same benefits as veterans of other wars, m a n y have not and some are in the process of doing so. , Aside from tha bonuses, the principal state benefits are free tuition to state colleges and trade schools f o r . severely disabled veterans and survivors of those who died in service. Ohio, )tie of the bonus states, doubles its bonus if the veteran takes it in educational benefits. Most slates give disabled veterans free or reduced-cost auto license tags and many give them free hunting, fishing and peddler licenses. Several states offer property tax exemptions for disabled or indigent veterans. M a n y offer veterans' job preference in pub- lie Jobs. Most follow federal law in not taxing federal veterans' benefits. There has been no strong agitation for a federal bonus sine* that of World War I. Then Congress voted in 1924 to give th» veterans "adjusted service certificates" payable in the future with interest. The amount depended on how much service a man saw. The bonus march to Washington in the Depression days of 1932 was to try to force payment. Congress did not vole th« payment until 1935, with the average payment around J500. The nearest thing to a federal bonus since then was the "52-20 club" after World War n, \vhen unemployed veterans were giv.- en $20 a week for up to 53 weeks of joblessness. The main federal benefits used by Vietnam-era veterans which they say are too low, home loan guarantees and medical care. Those disabled in service receive compensation basd on degree of disability and rehabiliaitton. Some severely disabled qualify for specially-equipped automobiles and grants for "wheelchair homes. Widows of men who died in service and their children also get benefits such as compensation, education, medical care and home doan g u a r a n tees. Wives and children of men 100 per cent disabled in service are entitled to education and medical care. Low income veterans who are totally disabled or over age 64 and low-income widows qualify for pensions. All veterans and [heir wives or husbands maybe buried in a national cemetery and wartime veterans get burial allowances. Solarcaine Lotion ££· _ OT Lotion :£? _ SEASONAL 'Pick of the Crop" Cantaloupe 'JUMBO SIZE" 2 FOR ONLY RED RIPE Tomatoes 3 IBS. FOR ONLY 10 FOR I I FLORIDA FANCY_. ONLY J)ILLON COUPON H J)ILLON COUPON 25OFF^ Rejular ptice of 12 oz. Size MAX-PAX Filter Ring COFFEE Eledfic-PeikorReg VC-25 limit we in... Expires 5/21/74 25COFF Regular piice of LB. CAN MAXWELL HOUSE COFFEE Electric-Pei k VC-25 lirailone Expires 5/21/74 Sweet Corn, Green Onions «K__as 29* Red PotatoesT Byrd Reimbursed For State Trip LITTLE ROCK (AP) _. Listed on the campaign c\-- penditurej of Sen. J. W Fulbright is a $195.91 reimbursement to Sen. Robert Byrd D- W.Va, the Senate majority whip. ..: Byrd visited Arkansas last month and spoke at a Democratic rally at Russcllvillc. Tha expense item was labeled 33 an air ticket reimbursement for the rally on April 7. However, Bryd actually was In Arkansas April « and held a news conference at the Liitla Rock airport with Fulbright. H» then spoke to the Russellvillo rally. He sairl at the rally that his visit was nonpolitical and that he didn't want to get involved the U.S. Senate race -in vlnch Gov. Dale Bumpers is opposing Fulbrighfj re-election bid. Byrd said he had been invited o sneak at the rally in J a n u a r y before the Fulbright-Bumners race developed. James Blair of Springdale, the co-manager of FulbriRlifs campaign, said the senator's campaign committee reimbursed Byrd for the plane fare simply as a courtesy arid "because he was coming at our request." B l a i r then modified his statement to say (hat Kirtbright -and not the campaign committee -- invited Byrd in J a n u a r y . The Kulhrij-hl Campaign Committee might be rrim- bnrscd for Ryrd's trans- inrtation by Ihe Democratic Womrns Club, he said. Train Derailed Near North little Rock NORTH I.ITTTLE ROCK (A**) -- r m e e n cars and two engines of a Missouri Pacific f r e i g h t (rain derailed early today at Rixcy, which is north of North Little Hock. The P u l a s k i Count v sheriff* office said the d e r a i l m e n t occurred ncnr Arkansas 161 at the intersection of Rixcy Fioad No injury was reported and it was not known what caused tlie derailment. A spokesman said most, of Ihe cars that derailed were empty iieavy equipment from a LittTe Rock construction f i r m was moved into Ihe area to help remove Ihe wreckage. O f f i c e r s said it was net known how long it would take to clear Rixey Road of wrecit-

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