Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 3, 1974 · Page 14
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 14

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 3, 1974
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T4 ArfcantBt TIMES, Man., June 3, 1974 AS ^··^^·^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^·^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^·^^·^^·v^^^^^^^^^^-- Our Prescription Prices Are No Secret Meritorious Service Medal Retiring with more than 24 years of service, First Sergeant Leroy D. Thurman, right, receives a Meritorious Service Medal from Lieutenant Colonel KenneUi L. Heikkinen, commander. 1st Batal- tan, Army Aviation Center Troop Brigade, daring cere- monies held at Ft. Rucker, Ala., May 21. He was tiled for outstanding service with t h e 31st Company, 3rd Battalion, with the 13th Company and as acting command sergeant major, 1st Battalion, Prairie Grove. Ark. (US ARMY PHO- lo) Federal Funds Are Available For Mass Transit Development WASHINGTON CAP) -- The mass transit woes of many cities have one solution waiting for them in Washington. It's bushels of money--estimated at up to $4 billion--available hut virtually untouched for almost a year. All it takes is willingness by state and local governments to make a choice between roads, cars that use them and the fuel they use against energy-saving mass transit. Last August. Congress passed and President Nixon signed into law a bill freeing billions of dollars from the federal highway trust fund to be used for public transportation, such as buying buses or railcars, or other capital expenses. Yet, only one state has taken advantage of the law and one other has an application on file with the federal government, Massachusetts on Thursday received $671 million for use fnr public mass transit in the Bos ton area and for a section of highway in the southeastern part of the state. Pennsylvania has filed an application for the Philadelphia area, which could yield about $165 million. A spokesman for the Urbar Mass Transit Administration oi the Transportation Deparlmenl said more states have not taken advantage of the law because cities view public trans portation not as a service bu at a burden. A spokesman for DOT'S Federal Highway Ad ministration said there is ahnu $4 billion available for publii mass transit that cities have not sought. Asked if there were liabilitie: in requesting the money, the UMTA spokesman said, "Dis advantages? No. not that I can think of. if a state has done it research." - Money received under the ac would not cut back on othe Russellville City Election Postponed RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. CAP -- The City of Russellville wa told Saturday to hold a specia annexation election on a dat other than June 11. the dale o runoff primaries in Arkansas. The city had wanted to hav the election on that date be cause John Harris, the Russel ville city attorney, said ther would be a better voter turnou then. However, Circuit Court Judg Russell Roberts of Comvaj who issued the order Saturday said he thought the specia election could interfere with th Democratic party runoff elec fion if the two elections wer held on the same date. Retirement Revision LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Th Arkansas Public Employes As sociation will ask the state leg ijlature to revise the Arkansa Public Employes Retiremen System. Trie association voted at meeting Saturday to recom mend changes that would se v«c from th* system s«vera special group retirement sys terns for which the over-a state system is paying a major ity of the cost. The association has employe Dr. Bob Hall, an insurance I: nance professor at the Univer sity of Arkansas and a consul ant with King. Hall and Assocf ate» of New Orleans, to stud; the state retirement system. SEWING CLASSES . -.!.·.! I. l i . I i l V F A B R I C CITY nds going to the slate, she Id. Massachusetts d e c i d e d i t uld he of more benefit to ve the money that would ve been spent on one section Interstate highway--a bt'lt- ay stretch around Boston-- insferrcd for expenditure on blic mass transportation eds. If states opt for the trans- irtatton, it can only be publi- y owned mass transit, and the 5ney comes from Washingon .er the federal government is nvineed the stretch of high- ay is not vital to the national tersatte system; t h a t the - a t e and local government ive a viable transit plan ac- impamed by reports on envi- nmental impact, civil rights d so on. World's Fair Fetes Russian, U.S. Governors SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- niled States and Russian gov- rnors participated in ceremo- ies at the Expo '74 world's air over the weekend that em- hasized international coopera- on. Eight governors of Soviet fed- rated republics were led by leksandr P. Lyazhko, chair- lan of the Ukranian Council of linisters. Washington Gov. Ian Evans welcomed Govs. rendan Byrne of New Jersey, hristopher Bond of Missouri, 3ale Bumpers of Arkansas and teldrim Thomson Jr. of New iampshire. Lyazhko told a luncheon au- icnce that flying the U.S. and Russian flags together wasn't n accident. "This is the result of meel- ngs between our leaders and ours. Let me thank you for the 'armth I feel, the friendly alti- ude, as signified by our flags. "I hope our relations continue o improve, to the benefit of ur nations and the world at arge." The American governors also ot in a few words during the day. "These are difficult days in · r hich to try to govern a state," aid Byrne. "It is difficult to marshal public confidence in [overnments and their leaders. But we are trying in New Jerey." Byrne said his state would be he first to publicly finance gu- crnatorial campaigns. Bond told a Soviet minister vho he sat next to that there vere many similarities between lissouri and he Russian offi- ial's territory. "I suppose our differences ome in how we encourage in- uslrial production. We like to hink that we are encouraging ndustry in our state." he said. Evans said he was especially happy to meet Lyazhko. "I am pleased to find that the Jkrainian leader. Mr. Lyazhkso, s an engineer as I am. That's nice to know in these days vhen we're surrounded by so many lawyers." 5%% We B«« i lavtagi profram ··d interest rate to Beet Foyetteville Savings Lean Association . Eact Arenee Open Doily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Stop by your Osco Pharmacy and check our Hit of posted prescription drug prices. Osco Drug honors Cham pus, all PCS, and other Third Party prescription payment plans. Osco Pharmacists also keep a family drug record for your con* venience. Northwest Arkansas Plaza Prices Effective Through Sot., June 8, 1974 BOUNCE FABRIC SOFTENER RAGU' SPAGHETTI SAUCE MEAT-MUSHROOM COLGATE TOOTHPASTE 20 Count Osco Reg. 89( American F-amily DIET SCALE TRAVEL KIT SWEET 'N LOW s SUGAR SUBSTITUTE OSCO Reg. $3.49 Osco Reg. $3.95 TOASTMASTER 20 INCH PORTABLE FAN Powerful 2 Speed $ MEN'S LEATHER BILLFOLDS General Electric MASSAGER Model MR-1 Assorted Styles in Brown or Black OSCO Reg. Model $15.88 5325A-T BLUE LUSTRE Carpet Upholstery SHAMPOO One Quart Size $|98 DUFFERS SPECIAL GOLF BALLS TOPFLITE GARDEN HOSE Vinyl Plastic $199 RENTAL MACHINES AVAILABLE Dr. Scholl's AIR-PILLO INSOLES Dr. Scholl's Foot Deodorant Spray Dr. Scholl's Shoe DEODORIZER SPRAY , ,, deodoriz* spray LADY GRECIAN FORMULA Schick HOT LATHER REFILL CARTRIDGE EMERAUDE by Coty $6.00 Voluee Only Regular, Menthol pue Lemon-Lime. Reg. $1.19 PASSPORT CASSETTE TAPE PLAYTEX LIVING GLOVES STAYFREE MINI-PADS WITH EXTRA RIGHT HAND OSCO Reg. (1.43 c 30 Minutes Total Recording Time. OSCO Reg. $1.24 OSCO Reg. 99e ST. JOSEPH ASPIRIN TRIAMIHICIH Model 200 Style Wood CURL A For The Relief Of Nasal Congestion- He*dactWS Fast, Long- Lasting Pain Relief Bottle of 200 R*g- 99e Twirl A Curl In 10 Second*! Reg. $19.99 Package of 12 R OSCO Reg. 79c

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