Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 2, 1974 · Page 25
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 25

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Sunday, June 2, 1974
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$377,721 Earmarked For Street Repairs AHnmat TIMiS, Sim., Jun* 2, AIKAIMA* 1*74 Springdale To Use Revenue Sharing Fund For Street Work . L E - Most of t h e $449.187 Springdale will receive in revenue sharing money during the 1974-1975 fiscal year will : be used in the Street Department. '·'· In adopting a proposed budget ;'· tor the money at a City Council '·: Abrami Hospitalized "i WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fur" Iher lests are to be performed ..on Gen. Creighlon W. Ahraros, ;.. Army chief of staff and former · U.S. commander in Vietnam, to , determine the extent of the lung cancer with which he is afflicted. '; The Pentagon announced Fri". day that doctors at the Army's ': Waller Reed Medical Center ··· found * malignancy in Abrams' ;· left lung within the past three ·· days. ~ The Army earlier h a d an- Miounced that Abrams shortened '. I European visit because of "a -'mild case of pneumonia. 1 ' He · entered the hospital May 23. WFL Sued S HOUSTON -- Ralph Goldston of Boulder, Colo., filed a $2.2- '· million suit in federal court ac- · : cusing the World Football . League of failing to honor a r contract he signed to coach the WFL's Portland, Ore., fran- 'ChlKC. meeting last week, aldermen approved the planned expenditure of $377.721 in the Street Department, with most of this sum ($255.721) allotted for street materials, repairs a n d drainage work. Mayor Park Phillips said this large amount would be put into department because its regular funds will be depleted after being used to make road improvements in the city's two Urban Renewal projects. Part of the city's share of the cost in the Urban Renewal projects can be met by doing work on the streets in the projects. Since the projects are approaching completion, Phillips said he wanted to get all the city's work on them finished as soon, as possible. While revenue sharing money can be put into the Street Department fund, it cannot be used by the department to work on projects (such as Urban Renewal) involving federal as 1st a nee. In the public safety division of the Street Department, .OOO is allotted for the rephas- ing of traffic lights along Hwy. 71 through the city. Mayor Park Phillips. said the work will be done at the recommendation of the city's TOPICS (Traffic Operations Program to Increase Capacity and Safety) committee. Phillips said he will soon ask the council for 'permission i ,o advertise for bids on the work. NEW EQUIPMENT About $5,000 will be spent for ogging and cleaning materials, lew equipment will soak up »64,000 of the revenue sharing money. About $17.000 is budgeted for equipment repairs. Another highlight in the next r iscal .year's budget is the H5.000 set aside for a new am oulance equipped for intensive coronary care. Revenue .sharing 'unds would be used for only lalf the actual cost of the ambulance and equipment. Th other $15,000 would be raised from donations. The ambulance, which would be manned by specially-trained attendants and occasionally nurses and doctors, would ha\ r e a direct radio connection with Springdale Memorial Hospital's intensive care unit. Referred to as "an intensive care unit on wheels," the specially-equipped ambulance would be the second one operating in Arkansas. The F i r e Department will purchase $5,000 worth of hose with part of its $25.550 total allotment. Other expenditures in Ihe budget for the Fire Department include $2,401) for three portable radios for fire engines; $1,000 in alarm alerting radios; $750 in protective clothing; $600 n tires for vehicles; $500 in .raining aid equipment; and $300 for three manual resuscitators. SPECIAL BONUSES For administrative . offices, $25.800 was allotted in the revenue sharing budget. The majority of this figure consists of $18.000 set aside for use as Christmas bonuses for city employes. Mayor Phillips said he will figure the bonuses on the.basis of how long employes have worked for the city. A bookdecper for the revenue sharing money will be paid $4.800 a year from sharing Funds. The remaining S3.000 will be used for administrative office and building equipment. Of the $12,285 in revenue sharing money allotted to the Police Department. $8,690 will be spent on equipment. Lar^csl expenditure in this cale'gory is $6.000 for five two-way radios to replace old units. Uniforms, lockers, fire extinguishers, badges, and 13 electric shot gun holders are a few items to be purchased with the money. Chairs, an adding machine, desk calculator, file cabinet and floor mats will be purchased with about $570 of the Police Department's money. A locker to be used to preserve evidence will be purchased for the crim inal investigative division. Jail and building equipment o be bought with $2.520 of the department's allotment includes metal storage building ($1.500), 16 mattresses. 12 Blankets, and a portable public ctddress system ($325). The revenue sharing budget notes $7.1131 to be used for Park Street Community Center. The largest item is the salary f o r an assistant director to manage the east side facility -- $3,810. A new tractor mower will be purchased for $2.700. The remaining $1,321 will pay the salary of a part-time custodian. In presenting the proposed budget to Ihe council, Phillips said the city will receive Ihe revenue sharing money in four payments with the first to b» received in October. 1974 and the last payment in June, 1975.- Aldermen unanimously adopted the budget at the recommendation of the Finance Committee. Maheu Testifies That Howard Hughes Refused To Negotiate LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A former key aide to Howard Hughes says the billionaire recluse rejected offers to nego : tiale personally or by tcjephone with eilher President Nixon or Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger on atomic testing in Nevada. Robert Maheu, deposed chief of the Hughes' Nevada operations, made the statement during cross-examination Friday in the four-month trial of his $17.5 millinn defamation suit against Hughes. Maheu was not asked who made the offer of negotiations with either Nixon or Kissinger. Maheu sued Hughes after a 1972 telephone press conference in which a voice identified as that of Hughes said Maheu "stole me blind." Attorney Norbert Schlci. representing Hughes' Summa Corp., queslioined Maheu about whether he tried to inlluence Hughes' 'thinking on Nevada atomic testing, which the billionaire opposed. "I disagreed with the fact he would not lislcn to Presidents Johnson and Nixon and would not even talk to Dr. Kissinger." Maheu said. "I disagreed with his tactics, such as recall movements against two presidents of the United States ... and payoffs to presidents of the United Stales." Earlier. Maheu testified t h a t Hughes ordered him to offer $1 million to President Johnson to halt nuclear testing in Nevada. "Isn't it true that the visit to Prcsiden Johnson was (to relay Hughes') proposal to offer $1 million to the government for a scientific examination of the consequences to human beings ... and that the proposal was conditioned on a delay in the atomic testing program?" Schlci asked. "The purpose of the trip was precisely as I stated it," Maheu replied. Schlei said he plans to call Breok-ln Reported Washington County Sheriff's deputies are investigating two break-ins Friday at homes on Route 2. Springdale. Tommy Perry told officers that his residence had been vandalized and that a saddle, several guns, a television set, and a jewelry box were taken. Mrs. Louise Robinson told deputies ( h a t her home had been entered between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday and that a shotgun was missing. Mrs. Robinson said that a window was broken out to gain entry. Nadine Henley, personal, secretary to Hughes for 20 years, when he begins to present 'th» defense case, probably at tha end of next week. Inmates Graduate TUCKER. Ark. (Al) -- Ninety-seven inmates of Arkansas prisons got their high school ;diplomas in graduation exercises at the state Correction Department's Tucker u n i t Saturday. The commencement, a first for the department, was at ihe Island of Hope Chapel. The men and women inmales who were recognized had passed the General Educational Development Test and liad earned their high school equivalency. ,'. Arch Ford, director of the state Education Department, delivered the commencement address. Fayetteville High School Scholarship Winners James R. Beall Howard Phelps Lee M. Kirby, Jr. Charles Easterling Bill Ken Cox ' Melanie Chapman Mark Pennington Jeannie McKinney James R. Beall, son of Mr. »nd Mrs. Robert Beall. is the recipient of a Brown Engineering Award at Rice University in Houston, Tex. City Lumber Co. 1204 S. School Howard Phelps, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Phelps, is the recipient of a scholarship from Centre College of Kentucky, Danville, Ky., where he plans to study law, and the General Henry H. Arnold Educational Fund. J. C. Penney Co. Downtown Foyerteville Lee M. Kirby, Jr., son of Col. and Mrs. Lee M. Kirby, recipient of a National Merit Scholarship to study sciences at Carlcton College, Northfield, Minn, and a debate scholarship from Broward Junior College, Fort Landerdale, Fla. and a U of A Academic Scholarship. IGA Thriftiyay Four locations to serve you Charles Easterling, son of Mr. and Mrs, Kenneth Easterling, recipient of music scholarship and band grant-in-aid at the University of Arkansas. Evelyn Hills Merchants Association Bill Ken Cox, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill K. Cox, recipient of band grant-in-aid scholarship and an academic scholarship from U. of A. Bonanza Sirloin Pit 2356 N. College Melanie Chapman, daughter of Mrs. Ann Chapman, is recipient of the Esther Bindursky Journalism scholarship at the University of Arkansas. Watson's Super Market Eastgols Shopping Center Mark Pennington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pennington, recipient of Loyola University of Los Angeles, Michigan State and University of Chicago scholarships to study political science and a debate scholarship from Broward Junior College, Montgomery Ward Evelyn H i l l s Jeanie McKinney, daughter.^ Mrs. Pauline McKinney, recipient of a Junior Mist Scholarship Award to study French and speech and drama at the University of Arkaasu. Mcllroy Bank Fayetteville Russell Simkins Russell Simkins, co-valedictorian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Simkins, recipient of a National Merit Scholarship to study chemical engineering at the University of Arkansas. J. C. Penney Co. Downtown Fayetteville Ann Schaefer Ann Schaefer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Schaefer, recipient of scholarships from Ouachita Baptist University, Arkansas State and the 'university of Arkansas. Ramada Inn Hwy. 71 North Carol Ann Riggs Carol Ann Riggs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard N. Riggs, recipient of scholarship from Arkansas Tech at Russellville to study physical education. First National Bank of Foyetteville Chantry Smith Chantry Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rex A. Smith, recipient, m u s i c scholarship and band gratit-in-aid to study music education at the University of Arkansas. Gibson's Discount Center Bill Waikins Bill Watkins, co-salutatorian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vemon Ausbrooks, recipien! of McMullen Dean's Scholarship from Cornell University, Hhi- ca, N.Y., Brown scholarship from Rice University, and Franklin Electric Foundation to study electrical engineering. Ian Sutherland James M. Bryan Ian Sutheralnd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Sutherland, recipient of John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. scholarship and U of A academic scholarship to major in history. Woolworth Coca Cola Bottli "9 NWA Pfaza-- Downtown Foyett»vilEa James M, Bryan, co-valedictorian, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. George Bryan, recipient of a music scholarship at the University of Arkansas. Seven-Up-Dr Pepper Fayetteville James Griffin ·.-. James Griffin, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Griffin, is tha recipient of scholarships from Arkansas Tech, Riissollville, and Oklahoma Baptist University al Shawnee, Okla., and the U. of A. Eason Co., Inc. Insurance James H. Stewart LL Lee Stubblefield James H. Stewart H, son of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Stewart, recipient of an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., and U. at A. Academic Scholanhlp. Ozark Sleel Hiwoy 71 N. Lee Sfaibbtefieid, son el Mn. Lena atubbiefield, recipient of an athletic ichoUnhip from Henderson State College. AT- kadelphit. First Federal Saving* I loan Regina Wilks Regina Wilks, daughter of Mr. and Mr*. Wayne Wilks, if the recipient of the Fayetteville Noon Liont Club Scholarship. The Shoe Tree Evelyn Hill* Therese Moore Therese Moore, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Harold Moore, is the recipient of the Civitan Scholarship. Linda Harp David Lee Chandler Renny Berry Linda Harp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy W. Harp, ii the recipient of a $200 Savings Bond from Future Business Leaders of America. Watson's Super Market Mcllroy Bank Eostaot* Shopping Center Feyettevill* David Lee Chandler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Chandler, is the recipient of the Business Education Department's scholarship to nturly accounting, and * U. of A. ·cholarship. Medical Arts pharmocy Kenny Berry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jame* Berry, is the recipient of a Business Education Department's scholar- ihlp to ttudy accounting. Wheeler Motor College Ave, Picture* not available-,^: John Lowe £ John Lowe, son of Robert 3(£ Lowe, recipient of the Junior Civic League Art Scholarship"; He plans to major in art * the University of Arkansas. The artist's sculpture was part of Hie exhibit of Young Arkansas Artists at the Art Center in Little Rock 1972-73. Mary Sutherland =: Mary Sutherland, eo-valediS torian, and daughter of Mi; and Mrs. W. A. Sutherland; is the recipient of an ac« demic scholarship from the University of Arkansas. Sh£ plans to major in speech- therapy. She was a member of the All State Band, served as vice president of Mil Alpha. Thcta this past year and was a National Merit commend-: «i student. Tim Wommack Tim Wommack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Wommack. is the recipient of a communication scholarship from Stephen F. Austin Stite University at Nicofdoche*, Tex.

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