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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 16

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Sunday, May 26, 1974
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Nortfcvmt Arfcama* T1MCS, Sun., May 26, 1974 FAYITTIVILH, ARKANSAS NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES At 1 O'clock In The Morning Tomorrow Show' Has A Lonesome Feel By J E R R Y BUCK BURBANK, C a l i f , (AP) -"Sometimes you got the feeling we're all by ourselves." said Tom Snydcr of his "Tomorrow" show, aired at 1 lo 2 a.m. *'0ur available audience is only 10 per cent of any other network .show because of the lime period." But this doesn't deter Snyricr. k n o w n for his brash questioning of guests, raucous wit and opin- i o n a t e d rejomers. "People ask me if it bothers me that Tomorrow' has a small audience.' 1 he ex[)lained, "I say even if you work for a ?50-watt station yon owe tho audience the best you can give them. "Thai's why it's so d i s appointing w h e n a show t u r n s i n t o a t u r k e y . Von know it's n turkey. You know it the f i r s t five minutes':" Few of his guests have been failures, but t h e n there was the mnii who was a champion ea tcr. "We were on the air be Tore we realized you can'l talk and eat at the same lime," he sig' hcd. N ISC est i mates that belwccr. f o u r and f i v e million television viewers w a l e h the one-hour "Tomorrow" show Monday through Thursday. "The Mid night Special." which rcall cleared the way for late-late right television, rims Fridays "Tomorrow" premiered Oct.'l.' a f t e r NBC executives decider there was an audience of in soinniaes. young people and shift workers t h c v could lap. NOT NEWS "Tomorrow" isn't straigh news like "Today" or pure en lertainment like "Tonight." 1 is somewhere in between, will n a t i o n a l l y known newsmakers and Snyder's light-hearled ap preach, "There's no script or for inal," Snyder say.s. "All I h?iv arc a few pages of notes, I fee (he key to a show like this i. listening to people and hopeful ly they'll listen to you. "It's conversation, not a question and answer show." Snyder 38, w h o is also an dun-man of KNHC-TV's "Sh O'Clock News" in Los Angeles paid he doesn't like to go i n t the shows wilh prepared lisls o questions. "When Martha Mitchell \va our guest we had quite a fe\ clippings," he said. "You en figure out what to ask, All th notes went out the window. Awards 11 Grants WASHINGTON CAP) -- Th N a t i o n a l Symphony h ; awarded grants to 11 con posers to create works for pe formances in honor of Ihe T: c e n t e n n i a l , during the 19751 " and 1^76-77 seasons. Composers are Stephen Bu ton, Kensington, Md., a son cycle for b a r i t o n e and orchc: Ira on poems by Sylvia Platt: Luigi Dallapiccola, Florence Italy, an orchestral w o r k ; Uol e r t ' E v c H , Washington, a cat tata for small orchestra an choir on t e x t s by M a r k Twai Gene Gulche, White Bear Lake M i n n . , an orchestral suite r the themo of Columbus; tl ysscs K a y , Tenneck, N r .J., \vork for orchestra and ivarr; t o r ; B e n j a m i n Lees, Ore; Neck. N'.Y.. a passacaglia f orchestra; F r a n k M a r t i n , wl is Swiss, living in the Nethc hinds, a symphony for wind i s t r u m c n t s ; Juan Orrcgo-Sala a Chilean teaching in Bloom in ton, Ind., an oratorio on theme of Genesis; Robert Ru sell BcnncU, New York, a cho al work set on fhemes by W liam Billings; Gunther "Schi ler. Boston, an orchestral woi and W i l l i a m Sclmmnn, Nc York, his 10th symphony and clioral work. 'She has such a scaUer-gun nd. Not scatter-brained. I can she goes from one sub' ct into tlic next wilh such tally. "Bui I go in wilh something mind. With mosl guests you ve a prelly good idea of what cy wan I to lalk about. Rut ey don't always do t h a t / 1 Other guests recently have e l u d e d the Rev. John cLaughlin, Jesuit priest on ·o-ident Nixon's s t a f f ; Studs e r k e l , n u t l i o r of the best-sell- g "Working:" Clifford Irving, ithor of the f a k e Howard ughcs autobiography, and a other and daughter who .Iked about their liberal sexu- aUHudos. T A L K K R S SOUGHT What does he look for in a jest? "First of all, people hose mouths work," he said. People who can say something ithoul a long preamble and o n g-windcd rhetoric that oesn'l say anything." The show is taped a I i n . .at NBC's Burbiink Studios, .though sometimes Snyder akes the .show on the road. He as been lo New York, the Tcn- essee State Prison, the Guard Olc Opry in Nashville and on a tour of n i g h t t i m e Los Angeles. He plans soon to go to Las Vegas. There is no studio audience, a l t h o u g h one was tried during the New York visit. "The audience at home at 1 a.m. has had it with applause signs and :iooplah." he reasoned. "They like a quiet show." The (i-foot-5 Snydcr came lo Los Angeles from Philadelphia in 1970 to anchor the "Six O'Clock News." A few years earlier he had been fired by another Los Angeles station be cause Louella Parsons bent him lo the air with the announcement that Debbie Reynolds had given birth. When he took over the KNBC news show it was behind in the r a t i n g s . Snydcr's manner pushed H into the lop spot- The NBC flagship station in New York tried to lure him there, but he turned down the job. SAID WITTY While Snyder is witty, he contends he is not a "happy news" a n c h o r m a n . But he doesn't hole with doomsday reporting anc acting as if the news was writ- ten on stone tablets. "I Ihink it just comes out of me," he said. "I've never had any Irouble talking. Sometimes it lakes a long lime lo gel my foot oul of my mouth." Snyder has been the object of speculation and rumor that he wants to succeed Johnny Carson on "Tonight" or lhat he will be the new host of "Today." But he says. "I don't have any great ambitions to go beyond where I am. now. J o h n n y Carson does that show so f i n e , so well. I can't do those things he does. My background Is news and information, I don'l think I'd be comfortable 01 could do il well." As for the the "Today" show he said he find's it too struc turcd and rigid for the freedom and flexibility he likes. "I hear all the rumors," says. "I try not to get caugh up in it. I hear I'm supposed go to New York. I've beard these rumors so many times don't listen any more. "I figure if NBC wants me ti do something they'll tell me in t h e i r good time." REVPHOLSTERY SPECIAL! SOFA $129.00 Include* Liber and Materials Choice of N»ugJhyd«, Nylon., Hereulon» and Velvets Choice of Colors 3 EAST. MOUNTAIN RECOVERY ROOM Phone 521-8815 GM Plans Five New Small Cars In 75 DETROIT (AP) -- General lotors, which saw its first u a r l c r profits plummet be- ause of a big car .sales slump, n nouneed today it will in- roduce five new small cars ito its product lineup d u r i n g :ie 1!)75 model year. G M C h a i r m a n R i c h a r d C. Jcrslenhcrg said the new mod- Is would include a sporty sub- onipact for each nf the Chevrolet, Buick and Oldsmo- liln divisions. Another subconv iact for the Pontiac Division nd a smaller version of the uxury Cadillac, which will be introduced later in the model ·ear, also were announced. The new sporty four-passcn- ;er subcompacts arc expected o be spinoffis from the Chevro- ct Vega. GM's only existing nlrv in the domestic subcom- inct" field. "These new cars with .small- r engines will provide the nost tangible a f f i r m a t i o n of our company's desire, arid nore important, its ability, lo deliver in quantity w h a t the motoring public wants," Ger- -tenberg said at the auto girt, n t. ' s a n n u a l stockholder's neeling in Cobo Hall. General Motor's domestic car find truck sales during the first quarter of this year fell 39 per cent from January-March 1 u'ith its large car lines hardest ,,it by the sales slump, Profits d u r i n g the r t u a r f c i ulurnetcd 85 per cent to §120 m i l l i o n , or 41 cents a share "rom a record $817 million year earlier. Bull Center Opens K I L G O R K , TEX. ( A P ) --A new facility for East Texas ranchers luis opened at tho Kil- joi'C College Demonstration Farm near Overton, The Bull Evaluation Center, le only one of its kind in Northeast Texas, is directed by Wayne Lacy, Kilgore College agriculture instructor. The center will provide common environmental test condition for evaluating an animal's rate of gain, soundness, .structural frame, muscling and other traits of importance to beef cattle producers. The ccner will also provide performance testing aud identification of genetically superior heef cattle. Williaimburg, Virginia May 5, 1974 Residents of Washington County I wish it would have been possible for me to accompany my f a t h e r in his campaign travels about the County, personal]? meeting yon and ask in 5 for your vole. It is in this space, however, that I wish to tell you of Wayne Hyden He has devoted 1he last iwcnly-five years of his l i f e in public service to Woshinglon County. Although no stranger to iNorth- wsi Arkansas Ihe graduated from Springdale H i g h School), he was tranifcrred to Faycuevillc as a slate trooper Ln 1MD. A few year* l a t e r , he became Sprin^dale'5 Chief of Police and over the next twenty years, led his d e p a r t m e n t 1o achieve a state-wide respect for professionalism .He always placed d u t v a hove self f-.nd ha = cferr.onstraied the courage of his convictions under fire. Wayne Hyrien never faltered in hij= attitude t h a t the law must be e q u a l l y enforced and that equal protection must be given to all persons. He has an administrator's know-how, which he obtained as a chief, together with a patrolman's empathv which he has never lost. His interest in youth has been memorialized by a I/ttle League baseball field that bears his name. KLs devotion to his home and church js in sirong evidence. w.. aim 'ayfit Hyden knows the problems of Washington County from almost all angles. Such knowledge could continue to b« of great value to him a.= County Treasurer. It is with a hopeful «ye on the future of Washington County that this son ajiu your support for his father. I ask you to remember lh*s« wordi when you vote Tuesday. May 28. With Kindest Regards Jim Jamet W. Hyd«n ELECT WAYNE HYDEN (Subject to Democratic Primaries) TREASURER Washington County Pol Ad. paid for by Jim Hayden SORRY, NO PHONE OR MAIL ORDERS. QUANTITIES LIMITED ', Fantastic "Summer Sale" Buy Men's Orig. $16 and More 12 99 Solids or patterns in 100% polyester- Choose from famous brands. Could be one of the hottest sellers because of their coolest feeling look. Great because of their easy care and tailored fit. You'll wear these with pride and complete confidence. 30 to 42 waist. Tailored Sportswear--DILLARD'S-First Floor Men's Orig. $8 and More Dress Shirts 4 97 Premium blends of polyester and cotton for permanent press, easy-care wear. 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