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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 24

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Sunday, June 2, 1974
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.. AffcaiMM T1MH, tun., Ji»n» 1, It74 a*VlTT«VIH.». »«K*M»« Despite Nation's Technical Skills Optimism Over Energy Crisis Attacked , ·» IENNETH , DALECIt ,,;.. TIKIS WaU»gte* Bw*a« ,,,. WASHINGTON - If ts« U.S. ew pot · m*n en the. moon, -Mirtly It e»n mutter th« technical skills ne«d«d la ovneeme Un «itrgy erlsli without dis- rupting th« naUon'1 Many In public and priv*t« life agree with tial statement, Their f«ith ti bolstered by President Nixon who flatly predicts th«l the U.S. can b« self sufficient in energy by I9W. But there Is one man In Con- [r»s» with impre»«lv» cr»den- 4als who considers such optimism self-deluding and dan- l»rou». H« i« Rep. MllH MeCor- Tiack, a Washington state Pemoerat to whom many 4-H CLUB NEWS · ; · G06MN Conn!* Yeun| was elected president,«t 0* M»y meeting. Oth«r «ffie«r» will b« Terry 'Salsbury, vloe president! Zane = Markham. secretary-treasurer; ·Tracy Markharfl, reporter; ·Doyle Smith, photographer; Albert Vansandt. parliamentar- i a n ; Vickie Salsbury. s o n g leader and Jaceie Perry, assistant songleader; Randy Sals:;:suit i ' P A R I S - A suit by World 'T«am Tennis stars Jimmy Con- "nors and Evonne Goolagong seeking the right to compete in the Trench Open Tennis Championships was thrown out of "court. HwinniiuminimittiiiiiimutiimiimiiiiHWiwr *""TA? bury, historian and Dee Reed assistant hit tor Ian. Adult leaders a r e Mr, and Mrs, Joe Salisbury, main leaders: Oleta Button, girl* project leader and assistant G I a d y s Button; Jim Dutlon, boys pro ject leader. Plan for a wiener roast and hayride to mark the end of the school terrn will be held at Is" p.m. Saturday. Reports were made on activities (or National 4-H Sunday. Zan.e Markham dernonstrated how to groom a horse a n d Connie Young how Ui saddle a horse. Danny, and Belinda Dutton and Vickie Salsburj reported on ribbons they w o n at the recent 4-H Dog Show. Randy Salsbury ben of Congress turn for guidance on scientific matters in general and energy in p«rtlcu. r, McCormack Is the only con- essman with * background as a professions] scientist and he has been leading * one . man crusade lo infuse scientific thinking into the legislative pro cess. It U, tie concede;, t difficult Job, "One of the biggest problems faced by Congress is the lack of scientific thinking on the part of its members," said McCormack, a former chemistry professor and a research scientist who spent JO years working al the Hanford Project, an Atomic Energy Commission facility which grew out or the Manhattan Project. "Politician* are used to thinking in shades of gray." he said. "That kind of approach is not applicable with scientific is sues." McCormack »jld politician', schooled In the art of eompro- rise, must learn to deal with urd faett that cannot be compromised. REPEAL SOUGHT The personable Ohio native recalled that one House colleague proposed "repealing th.« laws of thermal dynamics" after learning that overheating the atmosphere through energy consumption and pollution could melt the polar Ice taps and flood much of the world's coastal linda, "One of our problems is that many people believe if you can put a man on the moon, you can do anything," McCormacfc said. "But we put a man on the moon because we followed basic physical laws." McCormack was elected to Congress in 1970 and has already had an impact on the new glamour issue In Washing ton -- energy policy. 'Wh.en I c»m« here. I realized there was a vacuum of energy policy and planning," said the 52-yesr-old legislator. He was assigned to the House Science Committee where he headed s task force on energy, Its report he said, now forms the found- ation for energy proposals being i set forth by the administration and Congress. McCormack firmly believes the U.S. must apply the kind of dedication tnd sound management to solving the energy crunch that It did to reaching the moon and he thinks the "mission oriented" National Aeronautics and Space Administration should be given a leading role, Because the U.S. landed men on the moon, however, doe» not mean it can solve the energy crisis just as easily. "I think the fate of this country i» uncertain today," said McCormack, the father of three ions. HARD CHALLENGE "We can succeed with proper managment.but this is the most difficult challenge this country has faced save World War ii." McCormack predicts that the high standard of living in the U.S ^- which depends largely on its immense energy 'consumption -- is in danger of crumbling. "Not until the 21st Century will the standard of living -- as we. define it today -- go up again," he sa|d, "Our wild, excessive con- sumption of energy clearly will decline," he said. McCormaelc Is highly critical of what he consider; the lack o( leadership from the Nixon Administration on Informing the public about the true dimension* of the. energy shortage, "The President's statement ·n energy art political demo- goguery from beginning to end," he insisted. He called Nixon's prediction that Die U,5, wuJd J* independent In energy by 1989 "political rhetoric that is very unfortunate. People need to be told the trutfc," McCormacli is trying t« "edu. cait" fallow congressmen on the energy situation by issuing occasional "Energy N e w t Note*," mimeographed letters that include diagrams and sta, tlstics on eourees of energy de. ·igned to make the complex is. sue understandable to laymen. The House Subcommittee on Energy over which he presides h»5 drawn legislation to provide pilot programs in s o I « r energy and gwthermal energy and has helped formulate t h ' e nation's, first massive federal funding of energy research and development. FPUCATION NEEDED MeCormack thinks it is "es sential to increase scientific awarenws In CongrMs" be. cause much of today't legitla- China Approves Neutrality For Southeast Asia KUALA WWfun, Malaysia (AP) -- China supports the concept of a neutral Southeast Asia, the prime minister of \ lays la, said today, Tun Abdul RajaK. currently on an official visit to China, said in a report broadcast here by Radio Malasia that the Chinese government has given its support t9 the neutralisation proposal pu forward by the As sociation of Southeast Asian Nations -- ASEAN. Association members include Malaysia, the Philippines, Thai land. Indonesia and Singapore. Under the proposal the neu trallty of Southeast Asia would be guaranteed by China, the United States and t h e . Soviet Union. tkm Uxeb*s on sctatiflo Uaqw. He citad the Clean Air A c t as an example of legislation that seta unrealistic and tci«n- tjfjeally imreachabla goal* for reducing pollution. The. W a 11 r Pollution Act. B« baUevti. k realistic because Congress listened u the exp»rti wktn it drafted th« l»w, MeCormeck plaeei great nap* in atomic wergy for ave4«n future enwgy ahortfalii. "Without It we would be in de*parat* trouble," he said. The. rongrisman. b«H«ve» opposition to atomic energy from Km* quarters reflects ·mot- ional fear: without basis in (act. McCormack, a wavy-hair*! and informal m«n who met his wife in a college chemistry claw, spent H years in the Washington state Legislature while still »n active reacarch. scientist. He called the demands on him and his family during, that time "a very tough way of life," 'Legislative bodies are higWy selective in their membership.' he said in explaining the failure of more men with scientific backgrounds to enter politics. "Most legislators are cither self employed or wealthy." Fayetteville High School Scholarship Winners Gary Caitlin Collier Charles E. Smith Erica Willbanks Steven Buckley Gary Aft», SOB erf Mr. and ·JIr«. James AtH*, U the re- -cipient of the Business Educa- · Con Department's scholar- · hip to study accounting, and ·· a scholarship froni the u. of A. Cajtlin Collier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Barron Collier, is the recipient of a physics scholarship at the University of Arkansas. Charles E, SfnlUl, SOB ef Mr. antl Mrs. Hoy Smith, has received an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a U. of A. Academic Scholarship Erica WUlbanlis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernie WU- banHs, is *e recipient ef the FHS National IJopor Society Scholarship. Steven Puckley, son of Dr. and Mrs. Carie Buckley, is the recipient of the Kiwapli Club ScboUsUe Recognition. Plaque. Betty Sharp Betty Sharp, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Roy Sharp, ]f *h.» recipient of the scholarship from the Fayetteville Association of Education Secretaries. David Martin DaviS Martin, son of Mr, and Mrs. Bill Martjn, recipient of music scholarship fa m (j, e University of Arkansas. Bill Putman . son o£ W. B, Pttt»»p and. Mrs. Barbara Putmap. 1« the recipient of jip* from Broward ty l|ege, South. Plaza International Bonanza Sirloin Pit Watson's Super Market Mcllroy Bank Fayetteville Drug Store C, R, Anthony Co.' Montgomery Ward Travel 2356 N. College Shopping Cenler Fayettevilk E«!»f Side ef Square Ivtlyn Hills Evelyn Hill« west Missouri State pity, Drary College, Nortfcr eastern State College, hristiais University. Gibson's Piitaunt Center Robert Cox Robert Cox, sen ef Mr. and jfrs. Sidney D. Cei( Jr., is Ifce recipient of a debate .scholarship from Bro\card Community College, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Greg Hays Greg Hayes, son of Mr. and Mrs; J. 0. Hays, is the recipient of an athletic scholarship in golf at the University of Oklahoma. Dah!gren Patrick Dwigfit Bayley Mary Ann Stephenson Karen K- Barnes Kelle Woody Ruth Ann Lanier Dah]gren Patrick, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James K. Patrick, recipient of a scholarship to play violin with the University - North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Mcllroy Bank Lewis Ford Sales, Inc. A. J. Edwards Son Fayetteville College Ave. NW Arkansas Plaiq Dwight Bayley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bayley, recipient of scholarships from Broward Comunity College, University of Houston. Texas Christian University and Drury College. Gibson's Piscount Center Mary Asn gtepheimon, co- valeclictqrian, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Stanley !5tephenson, recipient of a National Merit Scholarship and a scholarship from tjie University of Arkansas. Mcllroy Bank Fqyetteville K. Barnes, daughter of ijeilB Woody, daughter »f ] J»utn Aan Mr. «n! Wr»r Howard Baraes, recipient of a scholarship to Arkansas Polytechnic college. Medical Arts Pharmacy and Mrs, Jack Wepdy, re- toriin, daughter ef the Her. cipient of the Oscar Williams d w w M ,.,,,, _ ra*Sh^* nd S-V;:·£·: U, Of A. Woolworth NWA Plaza--Downtown Dri-Dri Drapery Cleaners S, Leslie Ledger James A. Scroggs Phillip E. Williams Carolyn R. Webb Debby Stockburger Ruth Stephws Eliiab«rh Rails B«nny Mayts i,-'l«!M L*Mter, sw of »fr, t** Mrs. U»1«r Jl. Ledr. renpieat of a sckalar- v, * A, James A. Screggs, seR of Dr. and Mn, Jamej E. gcroggs, recipient of a scholarship to U. of A. PRilUp E. WilU«m», «m ef Dr. tnd Mrs. rrw*li» * WU- liaias, recipient of a ichslir- ship to U. of A. V- 11. W«bfc, daughter of Dtpby | Mrs. Bryan Webb Jr., tofjaa, iiOgSUr Bf Hr. and ! * »el*Mrsl«r % o Jjr». p»y Stoe)ilNH*r, re- A. cipimt el 4 »e1wUrihfr to U. of A. mafU, 4fifMer of «, If, Ri*. l«eJf*«!t «f a , ·( A- IflB w Iffj Wfl e. MI**, re- a sc^eUrfHy t« a. of A. Arts ftwrmacy Davisonx Shoes South. Side. of. Squore Laner Bros. South.Side.of .Squore Montgomery Ward Sines Body Shop Mcllroy Bank Woolworft ' Mcllroy Bank Evtyn Hill* Storcrofli Apoch* Trailers P*y*ttevil|« NWA H«iaM*wn»own

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