Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 10, 1974 · Page 12
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 12

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 10, 1974
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· Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., July 10, 1974 FAYtTTtVILLE, ARKANSAS ' Congress Must Decide When And How By KENNETH B. DALECKI TIMES Washington Bureau WASHINGTON '-- Here is" a roundup of'news items gathered by our Washington Bureau. COLD FEVER: Americans will soon be able to buy ingots of gold --.something they have been prohibited from doing in the U.S. tor 40 years. How many Americans will join the international gold rush is pure speculation, but the federal government is getting ready for at least a temporary influx of seeking a flation. U.S. gold traders hedge against in- Private gold ownership should be authorized no later than Dec. 31, although it could come sooner depending on a compromise date to be worked out by the House and Senate which have approved differing bills. What will gold ownership mean for Americans? "A lot of inocent people will be buying gold and I think they are going to lose their shirts," predicted' Rep. Thomas M, Rees, D-Calif., in a House floor statement. Rees noted that Ihc price o: gold was $160 per ounce several weeks ago-and then dropped to $138 per ounce. The addition of 210 million Americans into the Conservative politicians havei .ried for 1 years to reverse the Depression-era ban on gold ownership. "Citizens of over 40 countries of the world have this undamenlal liberty," declared Rep. Harold T Johnson, a northern California Democrat whose district includes much of .he nation's 400 million ounces of known gold ore reserves. The U.S. ban on gold ownership has never been airtight since Americans can legally own gold jewelry, teeth, coins and mining stock. Gold has been a common measure of wealth since the ancient Egyptians and many Americans are expected to respond to the lifting of the bullion ban. The Treasury Department a n d Federal Reserve Board will some control over still the have gold market by regulating gold sale terms and the flow of its own gold bullion. PEOPLE TITLES: The U.S. Department of Labor is getting hip by changing sexist job titles like "workmen" and *'foremen" to "workers" visors. 1 ' The campaign and super- gold market inflate though is expected to prices again, bankers feel the inal" price should be ?118 to $135 per ounce. Japan lifted its ban on gold ownership last year and as a result international gold prices jumped--but only temporarily. reached a milestone when Peter J Brennan, I h e Department's pistol-packing former hardha union chief, announced that thi Office of Workmens' Coinpen sation will henceforth be 'knowi as the Office of : Workers Compensation. Brennan said the switch i "an example of our continuing effort to recognize the growing number of working iwomen i urination. 1 A spokesman in the Department's Women's Bureau said \omen constituted 39 2 per cent f the nation's work force in lay. , ·, , Olher'name changes at the Department include "longshore- vorkers" m place of "long- horemen" and "craft and kindred. workers" instead of craftsmen and foremen." ENERGY SAVINGS: T h e ederal government has slashed ts energy consumption by 30 ier cent in recent months, hanks largely to conservation efforts by the Defense Department which is by far the biggest consumer. The Defense Department vhicti uses almost 83 per cenl of the government's energj resources, reduced consumption y 31 per cent during the firs' .hree months of this year according to the Federa' Energy Office. 'The National Aeronautics am Space Administration, user o 1.6 per cent of the feclera energy pie, also cut con sumption by 31 per cent. Other big agency savers were the General Services Adminis tration (27 per cent), the Labo Department (23 per cent), anc the Treasury Department (2 per cent). .FULBRIGHT'S F U T U R E Sen. J. William Fulbrighl. a internationally r e s p e c t e scholar on foreign relations wh will be retiring from Congres this year after losing the Demo cratic senatorial nomination i Arkansas, insists his future i ill uncertain. A spokesman lan of the £ for But, the officii ointment of Fulh iiat utilizes his Sinatra Blasts The Press SYDNEY, Austra 'rank Sinatra wov cs and the audiei irst concert in An ·ears, but a leade ng Labor party special treatment star by the government. Who the hell IB is?" said Ne of Now watching South televised e By Year's End r the chait- ate, Foreign e said. there ress reports uterest'ed in ibassadpr to ^WffiffiVpA, ; added;*: ap- ght to a post Dreigti policy asls alia (AP.)- f rived the crit- nce with his istralia in 15 :r of the rul- blasled the given the ment. le Wran, the * iti the state Wales after [ news shots /ing a TV re swearing at the use of slice as secur e singer ant eing "lightly stoms officers owed to drive areas that are *d to author ted his song wd of 8,000 a ;xpertise is "within the realm )f some kind of possibility." AI'RPORTS UP.: The number af ''aircraft landing facilities in he U.S; ; increased by 295 during 1973. to a total of 12,700. That includes' '10,961 airports, 1,281)' heliports and 459 seaplane ){iaes, 'according to the Federal Aviation Administration. ' Texas leads the nation in anding facilities with 1,169 ollowed by Illinois with 773, Alaska with 766,' California witt 752, Pennsylvania with 541 an Ohio with 536. Some 353 landing facilities were abandoned last year. Almost -two in every three airports are privately ownet and less than 4,000 have lighted runways. API Employes Vole On Strike Issue LITTLE ROCK CAP) -- More ban 2,000 members of the ii ernutioivM Electrical Workers, who ; are employes of Arkansas Power ,ight' Co., currently are voting y mail on '.whether to strike or higher wages. · ! . . . . '. A spokesman for APL 'said only that the utility had made "IBEW a final offer which the union has rejected." He said ,he union was now taking a vote to determine their next ac- iion. ' J. M. Brizendine, international representative of the [BEW in Arkansas, said the only issue in contention was wages. APL offered an increase of 9.61 per cent in wages and a his first concert in Melbourne Tuesday to . call the press "hums and parasites" am "hookers" and "broads." "We who have God-given tal ents say to hell with them," h declared. .09 per cent pension plan in- rease for a total pay boost.o 0;7 per cent. : . , . , The union's last demand was :he' 1.09 per cent plus 10.2 per eht in wages for a total o 1.29 per cent. Brizendine said the basis o he union's demand' was tha the cost of living rose 10.2 ner cent from April 1973 to April 1974. He said results of the strike vote will be known Friday. I said if the vote is in favor o :he strike the starting date will be determined by the three operating locals of the union at Little Rock, Pine Bluff and E! Dorado. The TIMES Is On Top of The News Seven Days a Week of the singer shoving porter aside and lim. Wran criticized liformed state p ity escorts for the said he was ized persons. for a capacity crowd of 8,000 a declared, FROM WATSON'S SUPER MARKET HIGHWAY 16 EAST HOME MADE BISCUITS 10 Count 8 Oz. Can BROWN'S BEST GREAT NORTHERN WHITE BEANS Lb. Bag UNITY GRADE A LARGE EGGS Doz. Carton 49 PRIZE TAKER FLOUR Special Value WE GLADLY REDEEM USDA FOOD STAMPS We Have it! Dramatic Dishwashing Discovery TAKES GREASE OUT OF YOUR WAY 22-oz. Plastic 49 PRODUCE DEPARTMENT 5-Lb. Bag STARKIST LIGHT CHUNK TUNA 6!/ 2 Oz. Can UNITY PURE SWEET CREAMY BUTTER 59 SUPER SUDS DETERGENT GIANT SIZE Arkansas Grown TOMATOES Ib. Arkansas Grown CABBAGE Ib. Red POTATOES 10 Ibs. Arkansas Grown WATERMELONS 40 Oz. Box 49 Rcalemon PURE LEMON JUICE 24-or. Bottle 49 Lb. Pkg. 79 Blackburn WAFFLE SYRUP 16-oz. Bottle 20- Fireside Vanilla WAFFERS 14-oz. Bag 44 Hate's Round Box LEADER SALT 24-oz. Box California PLUMS Ib. 10 5' 99, 69 29 Mile High FRUIT MIX l-lb. Cans 4 i $ 1 Banquet Frozen COOKIN' BAGS 5-oz. Pkgs. Unity Frozen · ICE MILK Afl Flavors -- 1/2 Gal. Ctn. 59- Zeifee-Keebler FRESH CRACKERS ; v Lb; Box Pledge FURNITURE POLISH 14-oz. Can $f» I All Eyes The Innocent eyes of this three-year-old beam from around a pole In a Buffalo, N.Y. playground. Amy Sell- wartz of Vyilliamsville was out for some play with her'par- en Is when she shied away from the camera. (AP:Wire- photcO NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES swiprs VIENNA SAUSAGE 5-oz. Tins Stock Up Now 31*1 Big Tex Unsweetened GRAPEFRUIT JUICE Large 46 Oz. Can 39- MEAT DEPARTMENT U.S.D.A. Choice '; MINUTE STEAKS Ib. U.S.D.A. Choice ARM ROAST Ib. $169 JL 89 U.S.D.A. Choice CHUCK ROAST Ib. U.S.D.A. Choice RIB STEAK Ib. U.S.D.A. Choice . BREAKFAST STEAK Ib. U.S.D.A. Choice Boneless STEW MEAT Ib. ^^^^^^^^^·I^^HM^MMM^^MMV^^H^HBM^MMHIMVM Hormel BEEF FRITTERS Ib. $106 98' Fisher Boy FISH STICKS 8-oz. Pkg. 49 HEINZ Hamburger Relish Hot Relish Sweet Relish 9 3 /roz, Jars 3: $ 1 Unity BATHROOM TISSUE 2-Rell Pkg. 3' $ 1 · Hours: 7 to 9 MOD. thru Sat. -- 8 to 6 Sun.| Prices Effective Thru Saturday

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