Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 10, 1974 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 10, 1974
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S · Northwtrt Arkansas TIMES, Wed., July 10, 1974 .. FAY»TTtVILL», ARKANSAS Inflated Construction Costs Bumpers Asks Funds Increase LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The price tag on Gov. Dale Bumpers' plans for high education construction rose by $4,781,415, or about 33 per cent, Tuesday. Bumpers agreed to add that sum- to the amounts he. previously had requested For college construction from the current special legislative session. This would bring to $16 million the amount he wants for education construction appropriations from state surplus funds. The $16 million would supple- nt about $19 million appropriated in 1973 for construction at the state-supported institutions of higher education. Much of the $19 million remains unspent because, with building costs escalating sharpi ly. the appropriations turned but to be too small by the time the institutions look bids on the projects. The projects are being undertaken in phases and additional money will be neeed later to finish them. 'Mutt' Jones Confronts State Senate With Cryptic Question LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Sen.' Guy H. "Mutt 1 Jones Sr. of Conway gave the Senate a cryptic jury tampering question Tuesday as food for thought in deciding whether he is qualified to serve in the Senate. Jones, 63, whose qualifications for Senate service have been questioned, raised the question, which originally came up two years ago in his first U.S. District Court trial on tax charges. That trial was declared a mistrial July 18, 1972, by Judge J. Smith Henley, who said at the time that there had been "exlrajudicial presentations to members of the jury." Henley did not elaborate on the source of the tampering, nor did he identify the juror or Jurors involved. Any information on those matters has nol become part of the public record. After quoting Tuesday from the transcript of Henley's re marks in 1972, Jones said to the Senate: "The riddle is this: In the last two years, why has there not been any indictmenl for jury tampering?" Then Jones walked back to his seat. Newsmen questioned him in the back of the Senate chambe and Jones said he knew the an swer to his question but nvouli ot give the answer for the me. being. He preferred, he said, for the nswer to come from federal fficials who knew the answer He said Henley was one o! lem. Henley, contacted by news men, said he had nothing to ay. But U.S. Ally. W. H. "Sonny' Dillahunty, whose office han died the prosecution of Jones said no jury tampering in dictment had been sought be cause the person alleged ti lave made the contact with thi ury "died within three days ii 1 motel down in Texas." "Senator Jones knows this, 1 Dillahunty said. He declined to name the per son, but he said the person i a 3D-year-oId man who had con tacted the home of a membe of the Jones jury. "I can prove that," Dillahun ty said. "But I can't prove any thing about who put him up I it because the man is dead. would be rather difficult to us anything a dead man told you. The death was due to an ap parent heart attack, he said. Without the testimony of tha person, the chain of proof ne essary "to lay the blame wher it belongs" was broken. Dill hunty said. The state still would have a rplus of $22 million next July according to Finance and Ad- inistration Department reve- ic projections, Bumpers said te Tuesday. ,...: MEETS WITH COOK He : said he revised his figures tier a meeting with Dr. Olin ook, head of the state Depart- icnt of Higher Education. His ,vn original requests would be o small to get the projects go- ig, Bumpers said. The increases represent an ddilional 12 per cent of the to- al estimated project cost at aci institution. We have got to do some- ling to get these projects go- ig and I don't know any better method to get on with it," "·" aid. Late Tuesday, the House bean amending Senate-passed ollege construction appropria on bills to reflect the new mounts. These are the projects: A r k a n s a s Tech, specia' vents center,- total -projected ost $3,287,900, 1973 appropria on $1,987,900, .special session equest $512,100, aditional re uest $394,548. - , Arkansas State, library at Jo lesboro, total projected cos $4,598,625. 1973 appropriation 1,624.000, special · session ic quest $509,905, additional re quest,$551,835. . · Arkansas Slate, fine ait bulling at Beebe, total proj eeted cost $843,000,. 1973 appro priation $600,000, special ses sion request $243,000, no addi ,ional request. PROJECT LISTED Henderson ' State, genera steam plant, total nrojectc cost $577,245, 1973 appropriatio $290,050, special session request $152,445, additional reques $69,269. , H e n d e r s o n S t a t e McElhannon Hall, total pro ected cost $1,118,653, 1973 a; propriation $600.000, spec! session request $318,653, add tional request $134,238. 0 4 5 , 2 3 9 , 1973 appropriation 24,000, special, session request !55,239. additional request 125,429. Southern State auditorium ddition and renovation of Old ;ain, total projected cost $3,29,600, 1973 appropriation $2,29,600, special session request ~12,170 additional request 423,552. S t a t e College, education uilding, total projected cost 2,637,000, 1973 appropriation 1,435,600, special session re- uest $439,500, additional re- uest $316,440. * State College, health science uiidjng, total projected cost 2,327,400, 1973 appropriation 1,034,400, special session re- uest $387,900, .additional re- uest $279,288; FiYETTEVIME REQUEST Arkansas-Fayetteville, plant cience bulling, total projected ost $3,253,290,- 1973 appropria- ion $1,670,000, special session equest $753,290, additional request $390,395. . . . Arkansas-Fayetleville abat- oir, total projected cost $421,00, 1973 appropriation $217,000, ipecial session request $96,000," 10 additional request. Arkansas-Fayetteville, business administration building, total projected cost $5,300,000, 1973 appropriation $2,028.000, special session.request $1,500,000, additional request $636,000. Arkansas-Little Rock, library, total projected cost $5,507.600, 1973 . appropriation $2,407,600, special session request $1.507,000, additional request $660,912 Arkansas-Monticello, administration building, total projected cost $766,075, 1973 appropriation $400,000, special session request $166,074, additional request $91,929: : . Arkarisas-Monticello,".., animal science building, total projected cost $456,108, 1973 appropriation $315,250, special session requests $140,948, no additional request. Freeway Crash Snarls Traffic Workmen try to 'clean -,ip Hie mess after this truck-trailer went out of control Tuesday and spilled crates of lettuce across the Hollywood Freeway in downtown Los An- geles. Morning rush hour traffic was snarled on five free- ways and surface streets as a result. (AP Wirephoto) Wheat And Corn Harvest Picture Brightens Henderson State, parking area, total projected cost $176,000, 1973 appropriation $72,000, special session request $41,200, additional request $21,120. Henderson State Mooney Hall, total projected cost $1,- Five projects at the Pine Bluff campus of the University of Arkansas would get full funding under the previous requests made by Bumpers for special legislative session attention. 'WASHINGTON CAP) - A surge of seasonably warm weather has pushed the 1974 wheat harvest rapidly to completion in the Great Plains and is boosting, prospects for corn in the Midwest,"a government weather report indicated. By last weekend, the Agriculture Department said Tuesday, the wheat harvest was 95 per cent completed in Kansas and nearly done in Texas and Okla- rioma. "Continued dry weather -hastened 'maturity in Nebraska and Colorado, allowing farmers to complete 65 and 60 per cent of their states' harvests, . respectively," the report said. "A week earlier only 15 and 13 per cent of the acreage had been harvested." The report said warm weather spurred corn growth across the Corn Belt, with plants growing 10 inches during the week. "Growth Ohio but is most 'other behind normal in Corn Belt states, due largely to the wide variation of planting dales and cool, wet weather in May and June," officials said. But hot winds, which hastened the wheat harvest In the plains, sapped topsoil moisture in corn fields in Kansas and Nebraska, increasing a need for irrigation, the report said. "The Southern corn crop is in mostly good condition, but dry c o n 3,i t i o n s are affecting :rowth," the report said. "Dryness in western Kentucky is causing some leaf curl.. In Tennessee, 20 per cent of the corn is silked, compared with 35 per cent average, and many stalks are tassqling out.short." Although the warm- weather helped crops earlier cold, recuperate ;from wet conditions there are still doubts about 197' production. New wheat produc lion figures will be announcec by USDA Thursday. Then, based on updated acreage surveys, the department will issue ?riday a new projection on this year's corn crop. Actual corn yield estimates based , on field surveys, how; ever, will not be made-until August. EVEREST A. JENNINGS WHEELCHAIRS FOLDS TO 10" RENTALS i SAUS FaytttevllleDrM E. Side Square 442-73(5 is about normal in We think you're Worth it! Fayetteville Savings and Loan now pays its customers 7Va% interest on four year certificates of deposit.* All you have to do is deposit $1,0.00--- Fayetteville Savings and Loan will do the rest. They also have other savings plans that pay the highest interest rates consistent with sound banking principles. A Regular Passbook account pays 5V4% -- no minimum balance.' A90-Day Passbook account pays 5 3 /4%--no minimum balance.* A1-Year Certificate of Deposit pays 61/2% with a minimum balance Of $1,000.* And 330-Month Certificate of Deposit pays 6%% with a minimum balance of $1,000.* : ·A substantial penalty required for early withdrawals. family size refrigerator freezer -HrjrtpJOrLriJb The Hdipoinf 15.7 cu. ft. no frost refrigerator/ freezer with a big 4.39 cu. ft. freezer. Complete with adjustable rollers, egg storage and butler compartments, adjustable shelves and deep door shelves Plus, a "Power Saver" switch that can help reduce operational cpsls. An automatic icemaker may be easily installed. Come in today and see our complete line of Hotpoint refrigerators, freezers, ranges, washers, dryer's, dishwashers and air conditioners. 266 SAVE $73.95. REGULARLY $339.95. SLIGHT EXTRA CHARGE FOR COLOR FAYETTEVILLE SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 201 NORTH EAST AVENUE. 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