Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 4, 1974 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, June 4, 1974
Page 5
Start Free Trial

Page 5 article text (OCR)

For Medical, Dental Students HEW To Crack Down On Unwise Use Of Funds WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Department of Health, Education and Welfare says it is instituting tighter controls to prevent "unwise use" of federal aid to medical and dental students. HEW responded Monday to a General Accounting Office report disclosing that students ap- plying for loans were allowed to list among their needs such things as an abortion for a girl friend and fodder for a spouse's horse. The GAO also contended that nearly $300 million in federal loans and grants under the Health Professions Student Assistance Program (HSSAP) has Inflation Is The Result Of Unknown, Multiple Variables By JOHN CUNN1FF Business Analyst NEW YORK (AP) - The anchovy, a major source of pro. tein meal for livestock feed, disappeared from the waters off Peru. It forced cattle raisers to depend more on soy. beans, which rose in price, forcing up beef prices. . Belatedly recognizing their enormous marketing power, the ] nations of the Mideast arbi- . trarily raised their oil prices, thus driving up the prices of . countless products whoso m a n - ufacture depends on energy. Crop failures developed in the , Soviet Union, Australia. China and Southeast Asia, mu: drought plagued huge portions of Africa. Enormous demands . for U.S. grains resulted, anr . prices for food rose everyy- vvhere. The world's underprivileged nations sought to raise their liv ing standards by introducing greater variety and more pro tein into their diets. This addecL to demands on available foot supplies. In response, prices rose. INCREDIBLY COMPLEX These factors are part of the incredibly complex inflation problem that every American must deal with today. It's no only individual citizens who an appalled by the immensity o the problem; governments are too. What can Washington di about anchovies that change. their living habits, perhaps in ' response to little undcrstiXK changes in ocean currents? Ca ', it prevent drought or excessiv am? Or keep the under- 'rivilGged deprived? The futility of the inflation battle is found in the statistics gathered by the Organization or Economic Cooperation a n c )evelopment, made up of more han 20 of the world's leading rading nations. They show an annual rate o nflation in Greece of 33.4 pe cent through March. In the same period. Portugal and Ice and also had an inflation rat of at least 30 per cent. In Ja an, prices rose 24 per cent; in he United States, 10.2. Assuming that 1970 price equal 100, the spot price of woo at Sydney. Australia readie an index of 344 in 1973 and i: only slightly below that figur now. Caribbean sugar at th Port of New York was at a: index of 530 in April. U.S. wheat at Kansas Cit reached 242 in 1973 and was 28 mid-April. Ghana coco reached 187 at New York las year and was 345 in mid-Apri London zinc leaped to 287 las year and almost doubled tha to 535, in April. Are there other factors volved in such increases? Th OECD maintains that- th prices surges are "exacerbates by speculation," by the philos phy of buy now because you' have to pay more tomorrow. While recognizing the grow ing dangers of inflationary im balances, there isn't one of th world's trading nations that ca implement a master plan protect itself. T h a t , at leas has been the record. ot significantly increased the upply of doctors and dentists. "Although the number of stu- ·nts accepted by medical and ental schools has increased nd the quality has improved nee HSSAP began, it does not ppear to have been a signifi- ant factor in these increases,' congressional watchdog gency said. In comments appended to the eport. HEW disagreed with the onclusion that the aid program adn't achieved its objectives. However, the departmen' aid it "accepts as valid the riticism for relying too heavil n the schools of medicine am cntistry to administer the stu ent assistance program." The GAO study investigated idministration of the program ver a nine-year period ending T 1973. when it was rcorga ized with more emphasis on regional control. According to the report, tudent at the Baylor College o Medicine in Houston, Tex was allowed a $1,000 healt profession loan to pay for hi ;irl friend's abortion." A footnote added: "After h discussed this loan with schoo officials, it was cancelled. Th school awarded the student replacement loan from a pr vate source." At an Illinois dental schoo he GAO report said, "som students' budgets includes terns such as contributions o jp to $250 to community organ zations. life insurance of up I f369, $1,000 to repay a loa :rom parents and $600 for feet ing a spouse's horses." New Nome WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pre ident Nixon has signed legisl: tipn naming two federal fac ities for his predecessor, tl late Lyndon B. Johnson. Under the measure, the A rowood Civilian Conservatii Corps Center near Frankli N.C., is being designated th Lyndon B. Johnson. Conserv tion Corps Center a n d th Cross Timbers National Gras lands in Wise arid Montagi Counties, Tex., is being r named the Lyndon B. Johnsi National Grasslands. $700,000 Ransom Paid For Release Of Tuba Man VULSA, Okta. AP) -- "I put lyself in the hands ofthe Lord, nd I was never afraid," Tulsa usinessman Walter H. Helmer- h said after his eight-hour Idnaping ended with payment ' a ransom unofficially report- d at $700,000. The FBI said no arrests have 51, millionaire Helmerich and Northwe* Arkansas TIMES, TOM.. June 4, 1*74 r*rrrrcviLki. · a High Court Grants Ray Right To Rehearing made. Helmerich, resident of ayne. Inc., a worldwide oil rilling company, and director n numerous other firms, was eleased unharmed Monday by hat he called a "very tnought- ul" kidnaper. A lone man stopped Helmer- ch's car while he was on his ay to work. He said it was his ormal route to the office and ic kidnaper evidently knew it. Helmerich said he was blind- olded, bound and forced to ride the floor of a car until his release near a tank .farm at lenks, a small town five miles iouth of Tulsa. Helmerich said h e a b d u c t o r - stopped 'requently, apparently, making elephone calls. The FBI said a ransom demand sent to the Utica National Bank, partly owned by Helmerich family members was met by Walter H. Helmerich Jr.. father of the victim. Devils were not disclosed. Helmerich in an interview at lis home shortly after his re- ease, said the kidnaper "never larmed me, never threatened Tie. Really, I suppose the whole WASHINGTON (AP) James Earl Ray has won his fight for a hearing on whether he should be permitted to withdraw his plea of guilty to the murder of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The Supreme Court denied Monday a petition by Tennessee authorities for review of a decision of the U.S. Circuit Court in Cincinnati ordering a hearing on Ray's request. In other cases the court: --Ruled that higher pay levels for some night workers at plants of -the W o r k s a r e against women. Corning Glass discriminatory --Declined to review a lower court order blocking disposal ol the assets of a company con trolled by fugitive financier Robert L. Vesco. --Dismissed Florida's appea of a lower court decision in validating state laws requirlnig married women and minors to obtain consent of their bus bands or parents for an abor Lion. ' Ray, serving a 99-year sen t e n c e In the Tennesse thing ful. . was pretty unevent Helmerich said before he was freed the kidnaper stopped the car and taped his hands to his ankles, but left him blindfolded. He said he managed to remove the blindfold, then flagged down a truck, whose occupants called his wife. Man Of Year NEW YORK (AP) -- Liberia's President William R. Tolbert Jr. has been selected for the 1974 "Family of Man" award by New York City's Williams Granted Change Of Venue HAMBURG, Ark. (AP) change of venue was grante Monday in the retrial of Jame Williams. 43. who is accused the rape-slaying of Maudin Deggs. a housewife who live near Crosselt. Circuit Court Judge G. B Colvin Jr. granted the requeb for a change of venue afte only three jurors had been se lected from 35 prospective ji TOPS. The change was reques ed by court - appointed de tense attorney Robert Moore head of Pine B l u f f wh said that not one' juror deniei having prior knowledge of th case. Williams was convicted b all-white jury in December 19b of the crime that occurred September 1964. churches and business leaders, tenced to death and was he The selection of Tolbert, a de- on Dcath_Row at Tucker Inte scendant of former American slaves, represents a change in the tradition of honoring only top American figures. Winthro enitentiary, contends that his wyer, Percy' Foinao. ' ,pf ouston. pressured h i m into eadin$ guilty to King's mur- 2r. The civil rights leader was hot April 4. 1968. in Memphis. Ray's lawyers supplied the copies of documents they said showed that ourt hich ay and Foreman had an greement to share in profits om a book about the case to « written by author William radford Huie. Ray contended this gave orcman an incentive to get .m to plead guilty, because in hat way he and Ray could give tuie exclusive information 'hich otherwise would have ome out at a trial. The circuit court, in a foot- lole to the decision which the ilgh court allowed to stand, aid the record of the case 'reeks with ethical, moral and irofessional irregularies, de mantling a full-scale judicial in quiry, In its 5-3 decision agams lorning Glass, the court saic he Labor Department hat proved its case that the firm violated the Equal Pay Act of 963. The disputed pay scales veto maintained by the firm n hree plants in Corning. N.Y and one in Wellsboro. Pa. Corning set up higher pay scales [or men during the 1920 when it hired its first spectors to work at night Women could not legally h :iired for night work at th time, and the wage differentia was paid to encourage men t accept what was regarded a women's work. The company equalized th pay for the sexes in 1966 bu later granted a higher rate -fo night inspectors who were hire before Jan. 20, 1969. The court said this "operated to perpetu ate the effects of the company' prior illegal practice of payin women less than men for equ; work." Chief Justice Warren E..Bur- ger and Justices Harry. ,A. Bltckmu'n and William'. H- Rehnquist filed a dissenting statement. They said they agreed with the circuit court in Philadelphia which Had upheld the differential on grounds that "working at night is so significant^ factor that U« totality oT the working conditions h e r e were disimilar." The Florida abortion appeal was dismissed for procedural reasons, the court noting that a lower court decision holding the Florida laws unconstitutional as been appealed to the U.S. rcuit court in New Orleans. VoN PlemiMd FORT SMITH. Ark. (AP) The Fort Smith City Board at Directors will vote on a resolution today calling for the establishment of six task force* to act as community development committees. ; Bob Geislar o Fort Smith, « cKy administrative aide, Mid the task forces will study the need for capital improvements such as parks, utilities and airport, needs. They also will nwk* reoown- mendations on priorities, fea- sibilities and financing ol such projects, he said. The task forces, composed of 12 to 14 members, were created ' by city officials to participation from Geislar added. get more citizens. I As Fresh As A Breath Of Salt Air Plus... Down To Earth Price! , * ^ , vJLJrsJE'© y -f · Special value now in Denims by Don- About. Make a cool splash in this nifty nautical look. 50% polyester and 50% cotton for more wear and less care. Button or zip front in choice of surf blue or sharking red. Both with snappy white trim. Whatever your shape or size you're almost sure to find a fit. Misses sizes 8 to 20. Half-sizes 12'A to 24'/. Daytime Dresses--DILLARD'S-First Floor Open Monday Through Saturday 10 A.M. Until 9 P.M. Northwest Arkansas Plaia SEWING CLASSES ENROLL TODAY FABRIC CITY A CHALLENGE I have authorized the Registrar, University of Arkansas to release a transcript of my scholastic achievement there. 1 have completed 114 hours, placing me within a few hours of receiving a degree. My opponent has placed written advertisements that he has "three years of college at the U of A". I hereby challenge him to release to the public a transcript of HIS attendance there. ELECT DICK HOYT SHERIFF "LET THE RECORD SPEAK FOR ITSELF" Paid for by Dick Hoyt Save A BIG *foPRICE On Famous Louisville and Bates / ' *«' *"£v 'j/tHkn Bites "Pucker-Up" Orig. 19.99 Twin 4.»» Orig. 21.99 Full !».*» Louisville "Calico" Orig. 27.00 Twin U.S* Orig. 31.00 Full 1S.5* Orig. 38.00 Queen l».e» Orig. 45.00 King We have an Exclusive Sale of the Largest Assortment of Famous Spreads Instant decorating for any bedroom . . . plus easy care (they're machine, .washable) . . . plus a laving o* 50%! What more could you ask In a bedspread? . . . except to have them made by famous Bates or Louisville Bedding to give yon quality in every stitch. In your choice of all the sizes listed above . . . and a host of dazzling decorator colors. Linens--DILLARD'S--Second Floor Open Monday Through Saturday 10 AJM. Until 9 P.M. Northwest Arkansas Plaia

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page