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* · Northw«t ArVontoi TIMES, Tut*., May 21, 1974 »»YITTIVILLI, AltKAMtA* Pro-Israel demonstrators are taken from the Uniled Nations General Assembly build- Protestors Ejected ing Monday in Neu- York at- the demonstration was spon- ter staging a half-hour sit- sored by the Committee of down. Reporters were t o l d Concern for the Children Maalot. (AP Wirephoto) of Reinecke Refuses To Abandon His Campaign SACRAM ENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Lt. Gov. Ed Reinecke refuses to abatidon his campaign (or governor and is on the counterattack against h i s Republican primary opponent and Watergate prosecutors who initiated perjury charges against him. "Quitting is not a considcra lion," the 50-year-old Reinecke told newsmen Monday of his bid for the GOP gubernatorial nomination in California's June 4 primary. Earlier, in Washington, U.S. D i s t r i c t Judge Barrington Parker rejected Reinecke's motion to have iho Watergate g r a n d jury indictment dis missed and a motion to move the trial lo C a l i f o r n i a . Reinecke again declared his innocence .md accused Watergate Prosecutor Leon Jaworski's office of making him the v i c t i m of a "political persecution, a political witchhunt." He said the beneficiaries would be Democratic Sens. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and John V. Tunney of California. Reinecke said most oF the lawyers in Jaworski's office had been hired by f o r m e r special prosecutor Archibald Cox, a friend of Kennedy's. He said Kennedy will be seeking the presidency and Faubus Pledges Income Tax Relief If Elected Governor LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Former Gov. Orval E. Faubus said today he would mako state income tax relief a part of his platform in the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Faubus also lold a ne\vs conference at the Magnolia I n n that reports from his pollster. Gene Newsom, indicates that there will be a runoff in the governor's race b e t w e e n Faubus and former congressman David Pryor. Jones Charged As Habitual Criminal An amended information filed Monday in Washington Circuit Court charges Bobby Don Jones. 23. Route 4, Fayetleville, with being an h a b i t u a l criminal. Jones was charged last Monday with grand larceny in the t h e f t of a carburetor from Dean Mauch of Fayetlevillc. The habitual criminal charge states [hat Jones was convicted in McDonald County, Mo., of burglary in July, 1968. in Washington County of burglary and grand larceny, in August. 1909; and in Washington County of possession of stolen property June 6. 1973. A conviction of Ihe habiiua! criminal charge raises the m i n u m u m sentence t h a t a person can servo on the crime currently in question -- in this case, grand larceny. Deputy prosecutor Ron McCann said today that because Jones has had three previous conviction?, a conviction on tbe grand larceny charge woulc raise the minimum sentence to 21 years. The habitual criminal law s t a t e s , McCann said, thai upon a fourth conviction the (21 years for g r a n d larceny), maximum sentence for a crime he- come:- the minimum sentence The new maximum allowable is one and one-half times the previous maximum -- or 3Ha year?. Jones pleaded innocent Mon day in Washington Circuit Court to the g r a n d larceny charge. His trial is set for June li. Musicians Honored At Final Concert Thirteen junior high schoo musicians were honored at the final concert of the season. Those receiving certificates o honor for outstanding work in orchestra were John Lucas am" Candie Hansen of R a m a j Junior High School; David Sims, John Fitch. Jefi Scroggs, Glen Berry, Chcrie McGuire, Kathy Edman, Cath\ Ray, Robin Chism and Trina Page all of Woodland Junior High School. Special recognition was given to Candie Hansen and Michae Simpson of Ramay and J e f f Scroggs and Trina Page. The four earned the most m e r i t points rfuring the year. Awards were sponsored bj fee newly formed School Orchestra Society. "The poll confirms we're on . good incline and my main op- innenl is on the decline." r aubus said. Faubus met newsmen after attending a breakfast meeting vith about 100 supporters. He said Ihe meeting was organized )y his youth group, headed by Tommy Tullos. However, most f those attending were older crsons who harf supported -"aubus in past years. Faubus was vague about his ncome tax proposals but he indicated that he will try to iliange the system to allow for .jei'sonal exemptions as the fed- era! government does, rather han tax credits as the stale inw does in calculating taxes, le said he hoped that the sys- em would provide that n fami- with an income of $7,500 ess would pay no tax. Hi s system, Fa itbu s said, v o n l d . ' i n a d d i t i o n to giving tax relief in the lower income rackets. lessen the burden on h e Revenue Department a n d on employers by eliminating :he necessity for a number o! .axpnyers.' private returns, Faubus said t h a t former Gov Jimmy Davis of Louisiana and lis musicians will join him on .he campaign Irail \Vednesdfn and will he with him for ap icarance? in Moriticello. El Do ·ado. Magnolia, Te.varkana Bcntonvillc. Springdale-Fa ·etteville. Fort Smith, Harrison, Russctlvillc. Conway and Little Rock. He plans a rally in Lilt le Rock's Robinson A udito rium Saturday night and he will close his campaign Monday night at Jonesboro. Faubus said his income fax proposal would cause some revenue loss but t h a t with the increasing state surplus, increas ing income tax collections anr increasing wage scales. an losses should b? overcome am ihere should still be plenty ol money for M a t e services. Money Stolen From 2 City Businesses About $34 in chance was re ported t a k e n in the hiirglary nl two businesses at 18 W Township Road overnight. Fayetteville police paid abon 1 $30 in petty cash and about $3 from a soft drink machine ' taken from the American Air Tech building after a large front window was broken to gain entry. The petty cash was taken from a cash box inside a desk drawer. One dollar i= the only thin reported missing from Ligh" Adjustment Co. Police said t h e r e too. a window was broken out to gain entry. Tunney will be running for reelection in 1976. then added: "I t h i n k they're afraid if Ihey had a continuation of a responsible Republican administration such as we've had for the last eight years, they would not bo able to do the things t h a t they vould like in California, the ;ey slate in the nation, for the 976 election," For the first time, Reinecke personally attacked his GOP ·jt'imary opponent, state Con- roller Houston I. Flournoy. He said Flournoy will bomb ard California voters with "t nillion - dollar advertising cam jaign financed by the spccia ntercsts of California" during ,hc last two weeks of the campaign. He also said he didn't think ·^lournoy could win in Novcm- ler, Flournoy's campaign aides lati no comment. Reinecke's campaign money ilso has virtually stopped coin- ng in, his campaign chairman aid. Reinecke is to go on trial in Washington July 15 on charges ie lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee about details of his role in the selection of San Diego as the original site of the 1072 R c-public a n Nation a 1 Convention. TERMITES ? CAU ADMIRAL PEST CONTROL · oochei Anti Sp)d-n f COMMERCIAL S High Court Reverses Tyson Judgment LITTLE ROCK ----- The Arkansas Supreme Court Monday reversed an $84,060 judgment Tyson Foods Inc.. of Springdale, had won against Kohlen- aerger Inc., of Kullcrton. Calif. In a 6 lo 1 decision, the courl said Tyson Foods had failed to state precise causes of actions and damages f h a t are soughl in a default argument. The court's decision overturned the Washington Circuit Court's decision to award the damage? to Tyson Foods. The case was returned to the local Circur Court for a new trial. In Monday's ruling againsi the Springdale firm, the cour stated t h a t the d e f a u l t i n g defendant, could argue agains damages even though it ad milted it had breached its warranty. The case resulted after Kohlenberger sold Tyson's a defective ice-making machine While Tyson Foot! officials sai Kohlenberger had been notifiec that there was a breach o express warranty and of Im plied wa rranties, Tyson' s du not allege that it had rejectee its acceptance of the defective machine. Without that allegation, t h e court ruled that Tyson's could not recover Ibe purchase price of the machine or consequentia damages. In tbe majority opinion, Associate Justice John A. Fogelman said Tysons woult have been limited to recovering machine's actual value and its value when it was rejected, i it bad been rejected. He also pointed out that Tyson's complaint failed to note that it spent $8.091 for labor to grind ice a f t e r the machine failed. As a result, Tyson's was not entitled to recover thi, a m o u n t , WALNUT RIGDE, Ark. (AP' - Lt. Gov. Bob C. Riley. con inced that momentum in hi ampaign is growing, predictei Monday that be would be in , unoff in the Democratic gover ior's race. Riley will oppose former Gov Orval E. Faubus and forme U.S. Rep. David H. Pryor in h e M a y 28 Dem ocrati c primary. T b e lieutenant governor .poke twice in Walnut Ridge and shook hands in Pocahontas, Earning and Piggott Monday. le spoke in Paragould Monday night. "After our campaign was de- ayed by surgery...we started it about zero when we got out if the hospital," Riley, who un- lerwent open-heart surgery ipril 8, said. He said he probably was the nly candidate in history to file or a race one day and to enter he hospital the next. Riley said his momentum had ieen building during the past month and during the past two veeks, "We've been to every popu- ation center in the state," he said. "I'm as certain as I can be that we're going to be in the runoff, and when we get into he runoff, we're going to win." Saying he deliberately is run- ling a low-budget campaign, liley noted that the records of lis contributions and expenses are open to the public. One of the reasons for the 'excesses of Watergate," he said, was the large amount of campaign money available. The state "must get away 'rom tbe big labor interests, Pin Stolen SPRINGDALE -- Dr. E( Wheat. 1516 Circle Dr., reported the t h e f t of a diamond sticl pin from his locker at Spring dale Memorial Hospital las week. Dr. Wheat told police the lie tac. valued at 5600, taken from the pocket of hi pants which were in his locke in the obstetrics ward. Call Williams Co. "CANCER CARE" Insurance Carl M. William J. WiHiam Bob Riley Sees Self in Run-Off Senate To Hear Plans On Health WASHINGTON CAP) -- TJn- sr. pressure from President ixon and Democratic leaders n Congress, a Senate panel is pening hearings on rival plans o.establish a national program f health insurance. Heading the witness list today before the Senate Finance iubcommitlee on health was Caspar W. Weinberger, secre- ary of Health, Education and Welfare. Senate Democratic leaders are said to be pushing for quick action on health insurance, and s T ixon on Monday repealed his similar call. He cautioned that with the end of wage-price con- .rols, doctor bills threaten to increase by as much as 22 per cent this year. The President's health plan would rely more on private in surance companies than woulc rival Democratic proposals. Even some of the strongest backers of health-insurance re orm are expressing doubtp that a bill can be passed this year. The House Ways am Means Committee, which mus originate such legislation, is holding hearings on health in surance and thus has not begun work on drawing a bill. But Rep. Wilber D. Mills. D Ark., Ways and Means chair man. is a chief sponsor of the broadest health bill with Sen Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass, Basically, the Kennedy-Mill: plan would set up a natfona health insurance program part of the Social Security sys tern. Persons under 65 would b covered through higher payrol taxes; an expanded Medicar program would protect the el derly and disabled. The Nixon plan would operat mainly through private insur ance companies. All employer would have to offer basic insur ance to their employes, though the employes could op not to participate. The state would be required to contrac with insurance companies t cover low-income persons. Th Medicare program for the e derly would be continued. Basic benefits of the tw plans generally would be th same, although deductibles an cost-sharing features would dil fer. Sen. Russell B. Long, D-La chairman of the Finance Com mittee, and Sen. Abraham A Ribicoff, D-Conn., arc offerin a plan keyed to protecting f a m ilies against catastrophic il ness -covering most medica expenses above $2,000 a year. Tt would expand and standardize the various state Medicaid programs, which were sot up to pay health care costs for middle-income families. * Struck By Lightning Greg Lehrer of Irving, Tex., . d i s p l a y s his baseball cap which he was wearing w h e n struck by lightning l a s t week daring a baseball game. Two policemen coaching another team in an adjoining field began mouth-lo-mouth resuscitation and heart massage. Greg's doctor said he believed the 14-year-old died instantly and the (wo officers revived h i m . He regained enough consciousness a day later io ask his molhcr "where tlid the baseball hit me?" He 'is · saving the cap (0 shn\v bis grandchildren, (AI» Wirephotn) Laser Beams Nay Help Slow Skyrocketing Price Of Food CHICAGO (AP) One way to slow the skyrocketing price of food may be to give butchers laser beams instead of knives, says a marketing professor at Massachusetts Intitule of Would Put Consumers On State Boards LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- A measure to place a consumer representative on .state boards and agencies now composed solely of members of the regulated profession or industry has been supported by 37 state legislative candidates. R business er vested interests interests or any pouring These candidates stated their to drive food prices up 20 per position in response to question- cent in 1973. money into political campaigns and 'ore they 49, said. "That is why obligating candidates betake office," Riley, our race, by choice, is low-budget, why we sought no endorsements, and why we attended no meetings in smoke-filled rooms." Thundershowers Hit Midseclron By The Associated Press Thundershowers mingled with warm, sticky air over the nation's midseclion loday, while clear skies and cool tempera- lures crisped the Northwest, Southwest and Northeast. S e v e r a l tornadoes w spotted in the Plains, from Childress and Floydada, Tex., lo Broken Bow. Neb. At Maddock. N.D.. a twister destroyed a grain bin and aircraft hanger. Another set down at Poplar B l u f f , Mo., uprooting trees and damaging property. No injuries were reported. Showers sprinkled the region from North Dakota to Oklahoma and Illinois, and a flash- flood watch continued through the night in eastern South kota. Da Scattered rain mixed w i t h snow al higher elevations fell in the n o r t h e r n Rockies, and a travel advisory was in effect in parls of Montana. I^ewistown, Mont., was hit by 4 inches of snow during the night. Freeze warnings were issued for high spots in the Northwest and in New Mexico, and temperatures dropped into the 40s and upper 30s in the Northeast. Readings before dawn ranged from 28 at Houiton. Maine, to 80 at Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Enjoy Cool Comfort polhtra* OdJMtHWVIt RUPTURE-EAStR tft wfcdbb inflwTnal )wm« AP«ttil!«! _ _ UFT Oft $6.95 IIOHTWC IMS DOUBLE Technology. 'The tra of cheap food in America is at an end." Dr. Gordon F. Bloom of -MIT sairt in an interview after addressing a conference on world hunger. He said innovative measures such as cutting meat with laser beams rather than knives may few years away, but that moves designed to in- be such crease efficiency in the food industry are among tile few remaining ways to stem rising food costs. He said attempts to unionize what used (o be lowpaid, migratory field hands, IS to 20 per cent increases in retail labor costs and consumer and environmental legislation had combined with increased marketing costs and higher farm income lar spent after the product leaves the farm. Supermarket, operations, ex cept for the self-service aspect, are essentially unchanged from the corner grocery store that they began to replace 25 years ago, he said. The average wage rate mmnfT employes from cashiers and stockboys to managers is more than §4 an hour in the supermarket, Bloom said: "People don't realize this is a high-wage industry. Jn a few years, it's going to be $6. Yet where is Ihe change in technology? The young grocery naires mailed to them in late April by Arkansas Consumer Research, Thirty-nine of the 79 candidates in contested legislative races responded to t h e questionnaires. Only two of the candidates, senatorial candidate PauJ G. Miller of Melbourne and House candidate Earl Jones of Texarkana, did not give their outright endorsements to the consumer representation proposal, said Fred Cowan, director of Consumer Research, These two neither endorsed nor opposed the measure. A bil] to place consumer representatives on boards and agencies was defeated by narrow margin in the House last year after being approved by the Senate, "Several of the candidates," Cowan said, "expressed concern that the consumer representative should have some background to serve on the board and that he or she should not be allowed to vote on li censing matters." . Bloom said supermarkets in particular have been slow la develop new technology lo low- labor costs which, h" ··- : - 1 . 50 cents of every food do^ Pryor Endorsed LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The L e a d e r s h i p Roundtable, a group of Little Rock black businessmen, endorsed David H. Pryor, a candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nom ination, Monday. The group did not endorse anyone in the U.S. Senate race or in the Republican primary. However, the group did endorse slate Rep. B. D. "Doug" Brandon of Little Rock for lieutenant governor and Thomas Womack for Pulaski County sheriff. clerk still loads shelves by hand." Btonm suggested that the industry m a k e a cooperative effort to eliminate inefficiencies such as those he said exist in packaging and shipping. He also suggested new ways of co operation to stimulate innovative cost-saving ideas, "For example." he said, "Why is it necessary to cut meat from a bone with a k n i f e or a saw? Why can't, the butcher use a laser or a sonic beam? "There's no panacea for rising food prices. But there are a lot of little things that could have a cumulative effect. The food business is a business of decimal points and an accumn- Black A Monday Wilkins I be misled leaders v candidate Wilkins, which Flllbright Bumpers a Democratic nation. Arkansas- Ku I bright Wilkins pctus to it. He prc ers will black lea ing to sell Arkansas." Alexander Wants More Funds For Road Building LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Rep. II! Alexander, D-Ark., said in speech here Monday that tic las proposed an amendment to the Unified Transportation Assistance bill t h a t would add $1.2 Mllion for road and bridge construction in rural areas. Alexander made the remarks al a joint meeting of the Associated General Contractors, ttie Highway Users Conference and Hie Arkansas Farm Bureau. lie .said t h a t the Nixon administration's highway bill isolates the vast countryside between the cities. Alexander said members of Congress may attempt to split his proposal and a proposal for mass transit aid to cities from tho unified hill. lie said he feared t h a t would moan tbe defeat of bnth proposals. Tbe Nixon proposal includes a liberal rail a b a n d o n m e n t pnl- icy so service that niny unprofitable rail discontinued and service .handled by motor freighl. he .said. "But it is necessary to h.ave adequate bridges and" rands to move " SPECIAL! SOFA $129.00 Choice of Naugahyde, Nylons, Horculons sna Volv Choie* of Colors 3. .EAST. .MOI RECOVERY ROOM 5214815 ns Condemns 9 Black Votes 3LUFF. Ark. (AP) -- ·kansnns were urged ay state Rep. Henry I of Pine Bluff not to i by "so-called blnck vho are supporting a for the Senate be- y have been paid." a black, dirt not black leaders, but re- recent news articles id tliat a campni*n e for Sen. J. W. Filial spent large amount in an attempt to se- Mack vote, ht and Gov. Date are both seeking the Ic senatorial nomi- eoncept of purchasing es is about as old as a andidate's long teiiive nate," Wilkins said at onference. wrence Davis, former r of the University of --Pine Bluff, endorsed during the weekend. said Davis' endorses not the cause of his , but had added im- t. dieted (hat black vot- reject t h e "so called ders who are attempt- Ell the voles of black i^mmr VERY rr ./· Includes Labor ·nd Materials Nylons* r*t* t ' A IkJ AlN \f\tA nJm 5 jcuijiidL [Hums ana an accumulation of a lot of small (hinqs ultimately leads to high prices." Kerner Hospitalized CHICAGO (AP) - Former 11- inois Gov, Otto Kerner has been admitted to the intensive- care unit of Illinois Masonic Hospital after suffering chcs pains over (he weekend, hospi tal officials said. A spokesman said Kerner, a judge of the U.S. Court of Ap peals now on leave pending an appeal lo the U.S. Supreme Court of a bribery and tax fraud conviction, was in satis factory condition Monday at (he hospital, Kerner and his former state revenue director, Theodore J Isaacs, were convicted in 197,' on bribery and tax frauc charges in a race track stock scandal. The TIMES (s On Top of The News Seven Days a Week! iiiuvu nimi anu omcr products from the countryside to (he consumers," be said. Alexander said Arkansas, which has more than 7.000 bridges less than 15-fcct wide, ias a great need for improve- mcnl of these bridges and farm-lo-markct rands, Porter Free I.OMPOC. Calif. (AP) - Her- crt Porter, a former presidential aide, has been rclensei from the Federal Correctional Institution after serving 27 davs of a 30-day sentence, a prison spokesman said Monday. The former scheduling director of the Committee (o Rp- elcct the President was re- eased Friday with his term reduced by three days for good behavior, (he spokesman said. rxperr WATCH REPAIR - * i i i / f / ^_ SWIFT S m^, . vv ^ 1 ** N«ft» AJ|r JJ *"\ Wn«*fc St. MATURE JUDGEMENT IS A VITAL QUALITY NEEDED BY YOUR SHERIFF rjBC** ELECT \ ^^^HHHBk · 'mf^S^S ·K^RtK *r% f f H i H ° YT 1 Afli SHERIFF WASHINGTON COUNTY Hoyt for Sheriff Comm. Opal Hammond, Chrmn.

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