Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 31, 1974 · Page 23
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 23

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 31, 1974
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-«* · NornWett Arkansot TV?^». Friday, May 31, 1*74 COUNTY'S NEW HEALTH CLINIC .. .set in open in mid-July Training, Equipment Assist Fire Department Health Center To Open In Mid-July Completion of the new W a s h - ington County Health c l i n i c is set for mid-July bul equipment will be moved in prior to tliat date, according to Hill Parette, county sanitarian. Planning of the new structure began in February and $200,000 in county-federal revenue sharing funds have gone into the construction. In addition, $65,000 was received for the sale of the old facility to Washington Regional Medical Center. The new building on Woalsey Street, designed by architect Elam L. Dcnham has 15,700 square feet. The building nf neutral colored split-face concrete block is designed to get maximum utilization of the sloping 2.75 wooded acrc_ site. The trees were retained in ttie two level building. The upper level bouses the c e n t r a l waiting room with information area and administrative offices. This area is f l a n k e d by two large diagnostic and treat- lent wings containing medical rid dental examining rooms, -ray and other laboratory acilities. The lower level provides staff ntrance through a public lobby ith concession facilities. In ad- Eisenhower Family Confident Of Nixon WKST POINT, N.Y. (AP) -M a m i e Kiscnliowcr and her son say Hie Eisenhower f a m i l y was "shaken" iy the Walcrgute af f a i r hut is confident President Nixon will come oul all right. Retired Col. John Eisenhower and Ihc former First Lady were at the U.S. Military Academy Thursday for dedication of a $22.3 million recreation b u i l d i n g named for the late President Dwiglil Eisenhower. Col. Eisenhower satci, "Mother and everyone else in the f a m i l y is confident the President will make it all right." Mrs. Eisenhower added, "I'm a Nixon person and have been for years, which everybody knows, including the President." EHwl Doing FtM CHARLOTTE. N.C. (AP) ' Singer Ethel Waters. 14. in reported "doing fine" after i cataract operation. She left Presbyterian Hospi tal in Charlotte Wednesday and is recovering at the home of a Billy Graham emptoye. Training programs, personnel additions and more and better equipment, among oUlcr things. are listed for the past year by Fire Chief Charles McWhorter. pSach member of the department, McWhorter said, undcr- g6es at least 50 hours of training per year in addition to the ntgular training programs conducted within the department. Firemen arc expected to take ejen more training in f u t u r e years. [Training programs include sbch areas as automatic sprink- l*r«, arson, fire hose use and care and propane tanks. 'McWhorter also pointed out tfeiat the state has established ^'-training school at Camden, much like the one used by law enforcement personnel and that eich f i r e m a n has attended a minimum of at least 10 training courses at the Southwest Vocational-Technical Institute Fire Training Academy. The state recently authorized $150,00(1 for further construction at the Academy. Many fire chiefs, including McWhorter MTC asking for more. He said the Academy hopes to be able til'purchase and equip a mobile home for conversion into mobile training school. ENGINES ORDERED McWhorter said that two new fire engines and a rescue unit have been ordered by the department, but tliat delivery of the items is extremely slow He said he rccleved noU- icalion early in May from the -'orri Motor Company that one truck, ordered in April of 1972, Wis still on the assembly line, ·'ord officials said delivery should be made by the first part o( June, barring further complications. The truck is a 1,000 gallon per minute pumper unit. Another 1.000 GPM pumper unit was ordered by the city May 21, with delivery expected in about IB months. McWhorter said. A crash-rescue truck Is expected to be delivered by the end of June. It will be based at the airport substation, although it can he used elsewhere. Three additional men were added to the payroll in the past year, McWhorter said, bringing the total to 36 paid firemen anc seven volunteers. Four more men are to be added when an eastern substation is put into operation in the near futu Salaries for the four men are included in the 1974 budget. NEW STATION Plans were to have the east ern .substation in operation by January of 1974, but. McWhor ter said, the plans have been held up due to problems in find ing a suitable site. Bids on a radio call-back sys tem for the department were opened on May 28. The system replaces the kell known fire si en located atop City Hall. The iren was recently retired from r ire Department service and is TOW being used as a tornado warning device. The call-back system is being lUrchased with federal revenue sharing funds. Each fireman vill have a radio which will e used to call -the men to ire or other emergency. In this manner, McWhorter said, time can be saved in getting emer ency information to depart ment personnel. ~ IcWhorter said a consider able amount of new equipment has been purchased by the de partment including helments 'ace shields, coats and other jersonal fire fighting equip nent. All in all, McWhorter said he department is in good shape n areas of personnel and equip ment and will continue to up grade training programs. President For Life B E L G R A D E , Yugoslavia (AP) -- The Yugoslav Commu nist party Congress has u u a n i mously named President Tit the party's president for life. Theaction was taken Thurs day, and resolutions also wer adopted to ensure political con tinuity in case of his death Two weeks ago. (he 82-year-ol leader was re-elected for life a head of stale. ition to a large public meeting oom, employes' lockers a n d est rooms, this level contains laboratory, controlled yeh- cular storage for sanitarians nd storage areas. The building was planned 'ith the cooperation of the rchitecl and Health Department personnel to meet the pre- urit needs and to provide for uture development. Contractor for the $300,000 building is Jack Burge Con- Lructton Co. Peanut Plant Planned For Fort Smith Area FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) -The Planters M a n u f a c t u r i n g Division of Standard Brands, Inc.. of Suffolk. Va., will build a multi - million dollar food processing plant here, William D. Shaw, president said Thurs day. Shaw said construction of the 1 a n t which will be located near Interstate 540 and Arkansas 71 will start in two weeks. About 250 persons will be employed at the plant which is expected to be in full operation by mid-1975, he said. The plant will produce dry roasted and oil-cooked peanuts and other varieties of mixed nuts to be distributed in the Midwest and Southwest. IS MAKING THINGS HAPPEN AND GENERAL ELECTRIC HAS BEEN DOING THIS FOR DECADES ON EVERYTHING THEY MANUFACTURE. SO BE SURE WHEN YOU ARE PLANNING A HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM FOR YOUR HOME General Electric and Shelton Sales and Service make things happen for the best when you install a new General Electric Central Keating and Air-Conditiening system in your home or business. With the constant hustle and bustle of everyday life, one likes to relax or work in comfort once he reaches that place where he lives or works . . . this he is absolutely sure of with a General Electric Central Heating or Air Condition. SheJton Sales and Service who have been in the Heating and Air Condition Business for 15 years in Fayettevill*, have kept stride with the trend to provide nothing but the finest installation and service 1 wrtti your heating and air-condition. SHELTON SALES SERVICE 451 E. Township Rd. -- Behind Fisher Bate* Phono 4424340 WE'VE BEEN AROUND SINCE 1905 Please pordon our Pride from all of us at Guisinger Music House, because al our long and distinguished service to the people of Northwest Arkansas. When father was a lifHe boy he dream'! of having his own Music Store which came' true, and in 1905 he bought out his partner. Through the sixty-nine years we hove been serving the Northwest Arkansas people, it has been out privilige to start many, many pople out en a music career. Especially, the' Piano. This' gave us an excellent reputation, however, most important the hours and hours af music satisfaction families have been able to enjoy from their loved ones from a music instrument bought from Guisingen. Today we believe we still have the' largest music store in Fayetteville . . . .and we are proud to say we couldn't have done it without you. GUISINGER MUSIC HOUSE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SQUARE FAYETTEVILLE YEARS Over 8 Decades of Continuous Insurance Service EASON CO., IXC. First Federal Building Foyetterill* Arkansas 521-2233

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