Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 25, 1974 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 25, 1974
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North*** Arkanun T1M«, Sal., May 23, 1974 LU, *HK»N»»» Midsedwnh Drenched WHh Rain, Wind, Hail By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thunderstorms diminished over th« southern and central plains today after hammering the region with heavy rains, wind and hail. Large hailstones pounded northwestern Texas late Friday as severe thunderstorms oc curred through much of Uie Plains. Tornadoes were sighted near Amarillo and Lubbock ,, Tex. ,, and some streets in Amarillo were flooded. There were no reports of injuries. Hail the size of golfballs fell in or near the Nebraska towns of Peassanton. Franklin anc Camphell, accompanied by wind gusts of 50 miles per hour at Pleasanton. Bladen. Neb., was drenched by nearly 2 ches of rain in 45 minutes, am Dodge City, Kan., wos soaked with a similar downpour. Thunderstorms crackled over widely scattered areas of the Atlantic Coast through Friday, and a tornado was sighted over Long Island. N.Y. Showers sprinkled parts of the norhtern Rockies and clouds covered much of the Great Lakes region. Fair skies and seasonable temperatures favored most of the nation outside the storm areas. Missing CUMMINS PRISON FARM. Ark. (AP) - Correction Department officials said Roy E. Javta, M, a Cummins Prison Farm inmate serving 21 years for possession of stolen property from Pulaski County, failed to return from meritorious leave Friday. Officers said Davis, last known whereabouts was Pulaski County, was being treated as an escapee. Drowning Reported MOUNTAIN HOME. Ark. (AP) -- James Anderson, 74, of Mountain Home drowned in the White River near here Friday when the boat in which Se was riding capsized. Authorities said Andersen an« idward Paschke, «. of Mountain Horn. wer. Mrfagjti *· iver when the acdda* bap- nened. · . Mike Hawke. assistant super i n t e n d e n t at Cummins, hose described Davis as S-foot-11, 160 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and a scar on his upper left arm. (III fffitt.V Co-Valedictorian Ruth ABB Laaler, rfanghtcr ol the Rev. and Mrs. W. M. Lanter and a co-valedictorian of the graduating class at Fayetteville High School, Is the recipient of scholarship from the University of Arkansas. She plans to enter t h e College of Business and major in accounting. Roth Ann has been a representative In t h e Student Council, a member of the National Honor Society and Mn Alpha Thea. She was runner-up for Outstanding COE student and also a member of the Rainbows, Young Life, Future Business Leaders of America. Goodbye Weather Forecast It win he cooler Saturday in (he northern portion of the na- lion except for an area »esl of the Great Lakes. Showers are forecast in parts of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. (AP Wirephoto Map) Including luxury Compact Cadillac General Motors Will Offer New Small Models Brooks Hays Speaks In State Friday T.ITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Form e r A r k a n s a s Congressman B r o o k s Hays said Friday if he still lived in Arkansas he would vote for Sen. J. W. Fulbright instead of Gov. Dale Bumpers in the U.S. Senate race. Hays now Carolina. resides in North DETROIT (AP) -- General · Motors is meeting the sales 1 slump in its full-sized cars with five new small models, and prices for all its 1975 cars will · go up. - The auto giant said Friday -its Chevrolet. Buick. Oldsmobile ' a n d Ponliac divisions each would have a new subcompact i when the new model-year opens : this fall. A luxury compact : Cadillac will go on the market - later in the year. Chairman Richard Gcrslcn- berg, who made the announce ment at GM's annual stockhol der.s meeting, indicated thai prices on all GM 1975 model cars will be increased "sub stantially." He refused to specify how ligh prices would rise, but be aid cost increase alone would be "several hundred dollars." nduslry observers interpreted hat to mean prices could go ip an average $250 or more )er vehicle. Earlier this month, OM raised car anci truck prices an average S105. Its cheapest car. the subcompact Chevrolet Vega, now lists for $2,505, and could go up to $2,750 or higher by September. "These new cars with smaller engines will provide the most tangible a f f i r m a t i o n of your company's desire and, more important, its ability to deliver in quantity wliat the motoring public wants," Gerstenbcrg told stockholders. He said the new models will enable GM's small car lines to capture 40 per cent of the firm's tofal car sales, compared with 21 per cent in 1973. Industry observers estimated e new sporty subcompacts would list f o r around $3.500, while the compact Cadillac would be priced in the $7,000 range. GM's compacts - the Chevrolet Nova, Oldsmobile Omega, Pontiac Ventura and Buick polio - will be restyled for the (AP Wirephoto) GM'S RICHARD G. GERSTENBERG .. . frowns as he listens to stockholder's question at the annual meeting Friday THE HOT DELIVERS! CALL 521-3011 Now Open at 11:00 am. :w model year. Gerstenbcrg said, however. M would not retrench from e big-car market. The family- ze car "\vill continue to immand a major, if somewhat sser, share of the market," : said. "I think it would be a tragedy for the nation and the state if Fulbright were not returned to Congress," said Hays. He said he admired Bumpers and that he was sorry Bumpers decided against continuing as governor. He spoke with reporters following a speech to the Arkansas Gerontological Society. Hays called Fulbright one of the "great men in our history." In his speech. Hays spoke out against political corruption. Hays, who has been in politics about 40 years, said "nothing ever happened before like Watergate" and he said it was the government's duty to "preserve the right of the people to choose their leaders without corruption. "Let every man guilty...In the Watergate affair be punished," jut let them also be eligible or atonement, he said. Hays later told reporters he was not necessarily advocating the impeachment of President Nixon and that he was "not passing judgment on Nixon's Impounded Funds Are Sought For Project LITTLE ROK (AP) - - The federal court for the Eastern District of Arkansas was askee Friday by Atty. Gen. Jim Guy Tucker to order the Environmental Protection Agency to release $41 million to Arkansas for sewage treatment plant construction. President Nixon has impounded the money. The lawsuit said Congress a u t h o r i z e d the money in 1972 so states could meet new water quality standards by 1977 and that Russell Train, E P A administrator. h a d withheld the money illegally, acting on orders from Nixon. Two cases challenging the impoundment of sewage treatment plant funds are pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. The suit by Arkansas is the only one covering three fiscal years of impounded funds. Congress authorized spending nationally $5 billion in fiscal 1973 for treatment plant con- Say goodbye to the same old no-hum meals. Get Kentucky Fried Chicken and lixins and start your family laughing, smflina. and having a good lime together MONTH OF MAT SKOAL 1.00 off struction, 1974 and 1975. $6 billion $7 billion for fiscal fiscal Buy 12-Pc. Bucket or 21 -Pc. Barrel Don Carr's offer Good At Any off 514 Nixon told the EPA not to allow more t h a n $2 billion in 1073, $3 billion in 1974 and $4 billion in 1975. Tucker said that as a result Arkansas received only $7.2 million in fiscal 1973 instead of $17.7 million and $10 million instead of $12.2 million in 1974. He said that in fiscal 1975 Restraining Order Is Issued In Dispute FORDYCE, Ark. (AP) - hanccllor Claude Love of El orado issued a temporary estraining order Friday to pre- crit the Fordyce School Board oin firing any of the district's ·achers without cause. The order came during a con- nuing contract dispute bet- ecn the school board and the 'ordyce Classroom ssociation. Teachers The association voted Monday reject contracts for the 19745 school year. Mrs. "Ramona earne, president of the group. aid (he organization filed the etition Friday through its Homey, Denver Thornton. Mrs. Hearne said the dis- rict's teachers were sent con- racts May 17 with instructions rom Jack Gresham. school uperintendent, that unless they ere returned Friday the caching position for which the ontract was issued would be .eemed vacant and the board i'ould employ someone to fill he position. Mrs. Hearne said the group rated to reject the contract for several reasons, including their jelief that the local school xwrri and administration had ot dealt in good faith with the eachers. guilt or innocence." He said judgment only can be passed now on the facts, but that evidence of corruption related to Watergate so far has been unchallengeable. loan Applications Go To AFL-CIO For Review WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Labor Department routinely submits government loan applications from private businesses to the AFL-CTO for review and comment. Sen. Clifford P. Han sen, R-Wyo , said he discoverec the practice while checking on the status of a loan application from a small Wyoming busi ness. Labor Secretary Peter J Brennan defended the practice saying "We believe that it ib appropriate for us to call upon various organizations, including Arkansas would receive $23.1 million, but should get $43.6 million North College 27« North Cofl«9« Fayetteville Siloam Springs -- BentonviHe "The Colonel Will Cater" "Have a barrel of fun.'' abor unions, who may facts or information to have offe with respect to possible adverse employment or competitive business impact." New Nome For School ALBUQUERQUE. N.M. (AP 1 -- The University of New Mexico's School of Business and Administrative Sciences has been named after Robert O. Anderon. Anderson, who has a home in Roswell, N.M., and large ranch holdings in the state, is board chairman of Atlantic-Richfield Corp. THE WATCHWORD IS FAUBUS Hear Orval Faubus Channel 10, KOLR-TV, Springfield, Mo. 12 - NOON SUNDAY MAY 25th o gallon of ice cold root beer in a no retire ^^^B" n ·P^BT MR. FAUBUS WILL DISCUSS: · POLITICAL ROADS · CRONIES · MIDNIGHT PAY RAISES 2309 N. Cofl«9* -- PhoiM 442-6662 Prices Good thru Monday, May 27 THE WATCHWORD IS FAUBUS FOR GOVERNOR OF ARKANSAS Pol. Ao Pia POT vf Pojfrtn Jojnojip Llfffo Hock

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