Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 19, 1974 · Page 6
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 19, 1974
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For Special Session Legislators Mall Over Plans · UTTLS ROCK (AP) - The ' Legislative Council discussed 35 : items in Gov. Dale Bumpers' · call for a special legislative ' session Tuesday but made no recommendations on any pro: posals. However, the council asked Bumpers to add $2.2 million for T public education purposes, · Bumpers' current legislative package would involve an out- ·- lay of more than $57 million. Sen. Clarence Bell of Parkin, · Rep, Ode Maddox of Oden and . Sen. Knox Nelson of Pine Bluff joined in a motion asking Bumpers to include in his special session call a proposal to · increase the public school transportation and appropriation for the next fiscal year by . $2 million and to fatten by $200.000 the appropriation to be distributed in the coming fiscal ,. year to the poorest school dis- , triets to help them be competitive financially with richer districts. Joe Stewart, budget director of the Finance and Adminis. tration Department, told the . council the governor's progratp ., would cost $57,662,093. He said that figure did not include the $5.6 million previously allocated to the Department of Social and Rehabilitative Services. GOVERNOR PROPOSES The governor proposes to use that money primarily to turn an expansion of the medicaic program to provide benefits to about $128.000 of the working poor in Arkansas. Administration spokesmen were asked several times if the.v could make it to January on existing appropriations or on .. amounts smaller than what Bumpers has indicated he will request. There was some legislative . sentiment to approve amounts .' smaller than the governor's request so the General Assembly could take a look at the slate's .; entire fiscal situation at he regular session in January. W.E. Henderson, dirccor of , the Parks and Tourism Department, said Bumpers' request for an additional $100,000 for ;: operation of tlic Oznrk Folk '." Culture Center at Mountain r. View was justified even though tJie center was doing better financially. Henderson also requested that the department be allowed to have more operating money or be given authority to transfer money from one fund to another within the department .: budget. RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED Henderson said line-item re ·· strictions had been impose* · only on the parks departmen · and that inflation in utilitieL and supplies was outstripping · the funds available in the line item appropriations. He said, however, that he thought the department would operate adequately to the end of the next fiscal year if budget flexibility were granted. On another matter, Kaneaster Hodges o[ Newport, chairman of the Environmental Preservation Commission, said the $3 million requested by Bumpers for the acquisition and preservation of lands in the state might not be fully spent in the next fiscal year, but he said some of it would be needed. State Rep. Paul Van Dalsem of Perryville said he was concerned about the commission operating without restrictions on the land purchases. Hodges said that probably was due to 'he fact that the commission had no money. "Maybe that's the reason you're not going to get any," Van Dalsem replied. WILL RECOMEND The council will make recommendations to the House and Senate, which can accept or. reject them. Council members expressed approval of several minor items Bumpers has. scheduled for the session--including an appropriation of $16,500 to buy five acres of Ft. Chafee NorthwMt Arkansas TIMES, Wed., June 19, 1974 0 7 ARKANSAS · land as a site for a natlona ffuard armory for Fort Smith. Some legislators indicated that they wanted more than Bumpers was requesting · fo salary increases for publi school teachers and state em ployes. Bell said he wanted $400 increase for teachers, compared to an average of $250 which Bumpers is supporting. Stewart said Bumpers' proposals would involve spending $25,31)6.582 from the state general revenue surplus, $1 million from the Budget Revolving Fund and $6.355,570 from fund balances in the current fiscal year. MEN'S SEMI-ANNUAL SHOE SALE! REG. 18.00 to 42.00. 25% OFF Handsome spring, summer and year round styles. Many colors and sizes but not every size in every style. This select group of men's shoes will go fast, so hurry for best selection! Entire stock not includeed. Boston Store MEN'S SHOES--Northwest Arkansas Plaza SHOP DAILY 10:'00 AM until 9:00 PM. USE YOUR BOSTON STORE CREDIT CARD Sears Shop Sears Auto Center 3 Days Only! 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Radial Sale! 25% OFF Guaranteed 36,000 Miles! Beltoti Rarflal M ·ml rtri lira AR7B-13 CR78-13 ER78-14 FR78-14 GR78-14 GR78-15 HR78-15 JR7B-15 IR78-15 Rreular Prlre WhilfMiill $40 $43 $50 $53 $57 $59 $63 $6* $«» Pal*! Prlrft Wtllewall $30.0O 32.75 37.50 39.75 42.75 44.25 47.25 49.50 51.75 pim r.E.T. earli are $2.04 2.32 2.62 2.72 2.96 3.04 3.15 3.35 3.58 Don't Miss the Boston Store SUPER SUMMER SHOE SPECTACULAR! This is the beginning of our Semi-Annual Shoe Sale! We have the most super selection of current spring and summer dress shoes you'll find anywhere. . . .and, the savings are spectacular! Hurry to the Boston Store while the selection is the greatest -- you'll love the colors and the styles. This is a terrific group of ladies' shoes, but does not include our entire stock Put the strength of 4 royon co«J belli and 2 polyester cord radial pliM between you and the highway! Beta help keep tread flat on the read while the polyester cord plies help give you a comfortable, smooth ride. Shop Sears and Save Sean-Highway Passenger Tire Guarantee IT you do not receiva th number of milt. ipecifird becauae or your lire becomine; unaervice.ble d u c t o (1) aefecta, S) normal road haiardi ; or (3) tread wear-out, W« will: At our option, (Khan je it for a new tire or aiva you a refund charting in' either caae only tha proportion of the then current jelling price plua federal bxciattai that represents mileiieuaed. U the. tire u unserviceable due to any of lha above. cnu«i before 10% of the juarsntcrd m .if age u received, the rupUccment or rcfun.1 wiJ I bo made with, nochargc for mileage f eccivvu. N«» ptmturca will bo repaired at no charm. Guarantee np?H« to tlret on Tehlelei ·M foe private anrCr rwrrrtiel. Reg. 20.00 to 29.00 SALE 15" tO 21" RED CROSS t ABSTRACTS PENALJO O AND MORE! Reg. 30.00 to 41.00 SALE 22" to 29" ANDREW GELLER · GALANO AMALFI Th» and Auto C«nt*r Northwest Arkansas Plan Highway 71 North Between FayetteviHe and SpringdaU Shop Seort Auto Center 8:30 o.m.-9:00 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Boston Store SHOP DAILY 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM. USE YOUR BOSTON STORE CREDIT CARD, BANKAMERICARD OR MASTER CHAGE. PHONE 521-6250

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