Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 11, 1974 · Page 9
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July 11, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

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'' '· ' · ' i . " · ; New Report Says Excessive Drinking, Smoking Dangerous WASHINGTON (AP) -- A i -new federal report says rnoder- · ate drinking may be beneficial to some people, but that heavy drinking and 'smoking combined greatly increases the risk of .mouth and throat cancer. "The wide range of devas bating problems associated 'with the use of alcohol all relate to ,excessiveness -- not moder- ·ation," said 'Dr. Morris E. Cha- ,fetz, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and , AIcoholism\ i "This demands that we, as a ".society, begin to exercise a sufficient measure of individual and social responsibility in our use of beverage alcohol--a re- ^sponsibility that has been se .'riously lacking." ·'i The report, was sent to Con- ;gress by the Department of .!Health, Education and Welfare ' as Chafetz outlined its findings · Wednesday to a White House seminar for health writers. Cancers of t h e mouth, pharynx, larynx and esophagus .and primary cancer of the liver . "appear to be definitely related to heavy alcohol intake in the United States, and parts of the world where these occur with :righ frequency in men," the report said. . It found that heavy drinkers and smokers run a 15-times- grealer risk of, developing cancer of the ''mouth and throat than abstainers. MODERATION DEFINED According to the report, moderate drinking is considered to be consumption of up to three ounces of whisky, a half bottle of wine or four glasses of beer daily. Beyond that, a drinker, runs nearly 2Vi times greater risk of oral cancer, about the same as person who smokes ' 40 or more cigarettes daily, the re- port.said. Chafetz said that for reasons to researchers, risk 'of mouth the anc State Senate Modifies Tucker Ruling LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Discarding an opinion by Atty. Gen. Jim Guy Tucker, the Sen- blows my ate decided Wednesday to keep greatly." Sen. Guy H. "Mutt" Jones Sr. of Conway unless 24 senators -rather than 18 -- vote to exclude him, : '··'·.': Tucker had ruled in an opinion May 22, 1973, and argued in the Senate Wednesday that only IB, a bare majority, was required. Attorneys for - Jones urged that the Senate require.a two-thirds vote. This was the most crucial decision in the inquiry, short of '. the vote to come on Jones him- ielf ...... The decision to require 24 votes against Jones makes the : prospect of excluding him far .-' less likely. That this was an ad~- vantage for Jones is illustrated by the fact that he' was among . those voting for the 24-vote : rule. : The rule could benefit some .- senators who feel it necessary · to vote against Jones because of pressure from their constituents but who actually wish · to keep their colleague in the Senate. Senators .who' sponsored the resolution"'calling for the' inquiry voted against the 24-vote ,.j rule, favoring, instead, requir- " ing only a majority. . · The inquiry formally begins : at 1 p.m. today. The Senate voted Wednesday .to meet on · Friday and Saturday, if necessary, to complete the Jones in; quiry and reach a verdict. Jones' qualifications were questioned June 24 in a Senate : resolution. He was convicted last year on four federal felony income tax charges, including *- two counts of evasion and two ...: counts of knowingly filing false · returns. He has paid a $5,000 fine and : is on unsupervised probation : for three years. unclear over-all _. __ throat cancer is greatly com pounded for people who botl drink,and smoke heavily. However^ he told the semi nar: "There is no evidence tha the. moderate use of alcohol i harmful to health. Moderate drinkers, as a statistical group live longer than abstainers 01 ex-drinkers." Chafetz said moderate drink ers have a lower rate of hear attacks and that "moderate al cohol use may be physically psychologically and social! beneficial to active and in stitutionalized older people." He emphasized the. repor does not contend that heav drinking causes cancer, bi said there is a clear statistica correlation between' the two. Chafetz said an increase i heavy teen-age drinking "jus blows m y ' m i n d . It worries m Miss Five-foot-eleven Gall. Franlz Is crowned Miss Tall International by the 1973 winner Beverly Home at ceremonies in San Francisco this week. Miss Frant zis a 22-year-old sludeii! at East Texas University Miss Home is from Atlanta Ga. (AP Wlrephoto) ACORN Praises LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Arkansas Community Organizations for Reform Now has given its support to a proposed j rate increase for industrial customers of Arkansas Louisiana Gas Co. However. ACORN asked Arkla in a letter to compensate for the increased income from industrial users by reducin rates for residential customer According to .ACOEN esl mates, Arkla would net $16 million a year from the crease. Sheffield Nelson, the utility president, announced pla: Tuesday for an increase of tl average fate charged industri users from 44 cents each tho sand cubic feet to 65 cents Stale To Renegotiate Employe Health Plan LITTLE ROCK (AD -- Tile ale Employes Insurance Advi- ' Council refused Wedncs- _ to commit ilself to adver- sing for a.new carrier for the oup health and life insurance an that covers about 12,000 ate employes. Gip Robertson, the state ighway Department's repre- ntalive on the council, led the .ivc to draw up a new plan nder a commitment that it ould he advertised for bids, oberlson complained of poor dministration and service by e current carrier, the Equi- able Life Insurance Co. The group plan is one of (he Northwest Arkansos TIMES, Thurs., J u l y 11, 1974 · argesl it. Arkansas. Equitable FAYETTEVILLE. ARKANSAS ias received $3.8 million in premiums from it between December 1972 and June 1974. Equitable wants a 7 per cent premium rale increase on the health portion of the plan, lo reflect inflation, effective Aug. 1. Equitable said it needed an increase of $1.63 for each eni- ploye and $2.91 for each family unit. However, the firm said that if the council agreed to let it establish a premium stabilizing reserve from any dividend generated from the July 1 dividend calculation, it would drop the cents for $1.37 foi rate increase to 77 each employe and each family unit. Robertson told the that if a new plan were drawn lie council would never know if it were getting the best deal possible unless it had proposals rom companies other than Sriuilable for comparison. The council, however,. authorized two actions Wednesday. Its consultant, James Spencer, was asked to negotiate with Equitable for continued coverage of employes and a rate increase delay. He also wa sasked to work 'with the council's specifications committee to draft a new plan whic hmight be negotiated with Equitable or pos- 1 Baryshnikov To Dance TORONTO (AP) -- Mikhail Baryshnikov. the former star- of Russia's Kirov Ballet troupe who defected here June 29, vyill appear with the National Ballet of Canada in two performances of La Sylphide next month. 1 The company said Wedges- day the 26-year-old Barysh.ni- kov's appearance with , the troupe will mark the first tifna he has danced in public sipce his defection and his first fler formance in the role of James council sibly advertised for bids SUNDAY DAILY SUPPER SPECIALS EACH WEEK 390? North College Fayerteville, Arkansas Phone No. 443-3431 MONDAY HILLBSILY NIGHT Salad Bar, Pork Chops, Brown Bean; Potatoes, Butter. Y LY r ar, ops, cans, es, -ad, lions, r. "Lil" kcs.) TUESDAY THE BEST OF LAND AND SEA Salad Bar, Breast of Chicken, Deep Fried Shrimp, Choice Of Potatoes, Bread and Butter. WEDNESDAY FLAMING SHISKABOB NIGHT Broiled Tender Chunks Of Sirloin Beef On A Skewer w/Onions, Green Peppers, Tomatoes, and Served On Rice Pilaf, Salad Bar, Bread and Butter. THURSDAY POLYNESIAN NIGHT Tender Cuhcd Beef w/Chop Sucy Vegetables, Sweet and Sour Sauce, Served Over Chow Mein Noodles, Salad Bar,Bread and Butter FRIDAY CATFISH FILET NIGHT A Family Style Dinner with all you can eat. Big Platlcr of Catfish, French Fries, Onions, Hush Puppies, Cole Slaw, Bread Butter. Bring the family (NttSubslilufes, Please) SATURDA SURF AN TURF NIG Salad Bs A Tend( Sirloin St Lobster 1 with dra Lemon Bi Choice Potato Bread a Buttei SUNDAY OUR EVERY SUNDAY FEATURE IlJOO a.m. to 8:00 p.m. OH Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings, Vegetable, Salad Bar, Bread and Butter. Treat Mother and the Kids Today After Church; THE HOT DELIVERS! CALL 521-3O11 Now Open at 11:00 a.m. HK PIZZA, MHWKU f UttME* Tractor Accident MOUNTAIN VIEW, Art. (AP) -- State Police said George Pollard, 29, of Shreveport, La,, was . killed early Wednesday when he lost control of his tractor-trailer rig on Arkansas 14 near h e r e . ' - ' The rig crashed into a ditch and then caught fire, State Police said, University North Arkansas Symphony Pops Concert Theodor Avitahl, Conductor July 11, 1974 8:00 p.m. Union Ballroom Concerto in G Major for Two Violai by Telemann Roy J. Narasi and Anitra S. Williams, Violas Symphony No. 45 In F Sharp Minor (Farewell Symphony) by Haydn Piano Concerto No. 20 In D Minor K.466 by Mozart Becky Davis, Piano Sofoitt Selection* by Rodger and Hammerifein No Admission Charge This program was assisted in part by grant-in-aid from the National Endowment for the Arts, through the Office o£ · Arkansas State Arts and Humanities of the Department of Planning. Collect a set of Cartoon Cups... at Hardee's Hurry on down to your nearest participating Hardee's and order a 14-oz. soft drink. And wJien you do, Hardee's will give you a colorful plastje cartoon cup made of durable plastic FREE. Offer good while the supply lasfs. The Sunst Smirnoff,grapefruit juice and Triple Sec. North Garland Streets Acroti From Oak For a long time we clung to the notion that longer days called for longer drinks.That any suggestion we made for summer had to be served in-a tall glass. The neatness of that logic, J we now realize, blinded us to its flaws. Like the "" more the merrier or the bigger the better it's too pat to be true. What really matters, obviously, is not how tall a drink is but how good. So before you pack all your stubby little glasses in mothballs, you may want to try a Sunstroke. Sometimes less is more. Tk Sunstroke. To make a Sunstroke, pour 1]/2 ounces of Smirnoff and 3 ounces of grapefruit juice into a short glass filled with ice. Add a little Triple Sec or sugar and stir. it leaves you breathless? -SMIRNOFF VODKA.SOllOOPftOOf. DISTILLED F ROM GRAIN.STE. PI ERKE SMIRNOFF FLS.IOMS'ON OF HEUBHI N,INC.) NAfUFORO.CONNECIICUT-

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