Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 15, 1974 · Page 27
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 27

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 15, 1974
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30 · NenttwM* Arkunm TIMES, W*d., May 15, 1974 rAYtTTIVILLI. A R K A N S A S JCPenney home sale Tht mi lion's 30-day precipitn- Northwest Arkansas can ex- lion and temperature outlook pcct near normal tempera- 'Trom mid-May (o mid-June tures and ahove normal pre- shtnvn as reported hy the clpitatton. (Al 1 Wirepholo) National Weather service. Phone Workers Seeking Big Pay Hike In Negotiations ^WASHINGTON (AP) -- Un- pirc July 17 with others running ions representing nearly 750,000 telephone workers nre seeking tjig pay hikes in Itie first round of; major labor negotiations iiiiu ^ j i i t since the expiration of govern- mcn| sucn ment wage-price controls. switchmen, Negotiations opening today uith the giant American Telephone Telegraph Co. are expected to have n major economic impact since any settlement is likely to result in higher telephone bills. "We will be seeking economic justice for our members ... to help catch up and keep up with rising costs," the AFL-CIO Conrnuinications Workers of America said in ads placed today in various newspapers as part of i campaign to win public support for its bargaining goals. LARGEST INVOLVED The CWA. with 500,0(10 Bel] System workers, is the largest of the unions involved in the · talks. Also taking part is (he AFL-CIO International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, representing 140,000 employes, and the Alliance of Independent Telephone Unions with about 10n.000 workers. They will negotiate their contracts on a nationwide basis for the first time. Both labor and management htipe the national b a r g a i n i n g approach will eliminate the regional d i s s a t i s f a c t i o n s of ll\e k i n d that produced a seven- month strike or New York telephone workers in 1971-72 after other union members had accepted a wage settlement. Three years ago. the CWA won a three-year was!e-nnd-hcn- c f i t package t o t a l i n g 3X5 per cent, largest in the i n d u s t r y ' s history, a f t e r a six-day nationwide strike. But telephone workers, like the rest of the nation, have lost more than 4 per cent of t h e i r buying power over the past year alone in the worst in f l a t i o n since the Korean War, The nation's major wage hikes last year averaged 5.8 per ten u n d e r government controls which expired April 31). NOT SPKM.ED OUT The unions have yet to speV out their specific bargaining de mands. but f\ CWA spokesman indicated tiie workers were un l i k e l y to accept a n y t h i n g lesi than t h a t won by steel workers list monh. Government o f f i c i a l s esti mate t h a t the sleel industr; pact provided wage and bench' increases of about 13 per cent a itil Sept. 2. A wiion spokesman said the ijulk of workers are operators ivho average about $3.f6 an iiour. The union's top crafts as installers average $5.45 ind hour. Clerical personnel average $1.45 an hour. Save *25 on JCPenney freezers. You can choose from apartment size compacts to full size vertical and chest style models. But now is the time to buy. Save s 25 Right now you'll save $25 on any JCPenney freezer (except #3020 which is a special buy). You can choose convenient features, too, like spring-ejector type locks, defrost drains, bulk storage baskets and more. Some models are even available in color, and at Penneys, color costs no more. So buy now, save now. And with a home freezer, you can save even more by taking full advantage of supermarket sales, too. vear. .About 33 Bell contracts ex Theft Reported SPR1NGDALE -- A radio, ai electric saw, electric hors clippers and two bags of feei were Ftok-n from Jack F u g i t t ' stock barn late Monday, polic reported todnv. Flight, of County Line Road told police the sto-jk barn doo was u n l o c k e d late Monda; While be was eating. When h returned to the barn, li discovered the items gone Estimated value of the item is SI25. Civitcm Award The annual C i v i t u n Scholarship has IICCLI awarded In Thcrcse Moore, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Harold Moore, it ml a graduating senior at Payctleville High School. Miss Moore plans (n u t l e n d t h e University of Arkansas. She lias hccn a memlter of Fulure Farmers of America, A Caiipcllsi Clioir. (he Language Cluh and Peppers (luring her high school career. She served us a C a n d y Slri|i- er and is active in Girl Scouting and the Calholic Youth Organization. Election Personnel Workshop Planned A training school for electio judges and clerks will be liel in Washington County. The first session is set. for 9:3 a.m. T h u r s d a y and the secon at 7:30 p.m. May 21. Both wi be held at the meeting rooi of the Southwestern Electr Power Co. in Fayctteville. The sessions will be con ducted by the W a s l i i n g t o County League of Womc Voters in cooperation with Mr A n n Henry. Democratic part c h a i r m a n and Truman Yance; Republican party chairman. The training will cover dutie and procedures to be followe on election day. A thorou demonstration on how to us the voting machines is planned and various problems wliic might arise at the polls wi be enacted. All judges and clerks urged to attend. Further in formation may be obtained b calling 442.8054. Sale. Save up to $ 70 on our stereos. Save $ 70 Save $ 15 Reg. 269.95. Sale 199.95. JCPenney delnxeslereo system features solid stale AM/FM/FM stereo tuner; 8 track tape deck; BSR record changer; speakers with connecting cords. Reg. 69.95. SaleS4.95. JCPenneyatrackplayback tape player with amplifier. Solid state chassis, slide controls, speaker and headphone jacks. Black vinyl covered speaker cabinets. Save 25% on lighting fixtures. Save 11.25 S3V6 *10 Reg. «-W. Sale 33.74. Six light Mediterranean slyle chandelier. Oak finish spindle with wrought iron arms. Reg. 39.99. Sate 29.99. Five light bronze and crystal chandelier. 36" max. drop. Save 12.50 Reg. 49.99. Sale 37.4*. Five light chandelier. Smoke glass chimney Antique burnished brass arms. Save 11.25 Reg.-14.98. Sale :«.71. Four light wagon wheel chandelier. Copper finish. Frosted chimneys. \ Par Ecellenc For Wood Siding Shingles, Stucco Brick Atumimr REVPHOLSTERY SPECIAL! SOFA $129.00 Includes Labor and Materials Choice of Naugahyde, Nylons, Herculons and Velvets Choice of Colors 3 EAST .MOUNTAIN RECOVERY ROOM Phone 521-8815 *4off our best exterior latex. Sale 6.99^ fltp_ XLM. Par ExceHeajce exte Washable, durable, slain rmMant · Apptes easfly w«i bran or rofcr · Besots ctMfcing · Protects sMng Clean up with soap and water · Avaftabte in 48 cofcm Par Excellence exterior tint base, Reg. 1O99, SateW In tmtam miwd paints, became cotor intern*? dHton, »e ntam at paint per can way, m lame cases, be slighfly One Gaiior Save J 3 R»g. 7.99. Sato 4.99. . Latex pordt pafioand deck enamel · A -- easity w* brush or rofcr wearing, fast drying · Sew _ · Avatofcte in 5 ready mi*ed«cfcM Shop 9-9 Mon., Thurs., Fri. 9-5:30 Tues., Wed., Sat.

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