Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 18, 1974 · Page 16
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July 18, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 16

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16 Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thurs., July 18, 1974 FAYETTEV1LLI, ARKANSAS Bumpers Laments Non-Passage Of Environmental Legislation LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Gov. Dale Bumpers said Wednesday ·hat it is difficult to explain why envioronmental preserva- aori legislation failed in the legislature, even though the vole l O f ' U ' w a s 60 to 15. Bumpers explained that the state's 100-year-old Constitution ·cquires a three-fourth's vote to approve appropriation measures such as the ones for the environmental preservation commis- Patty Hearst til Continues SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The FBI agent in charge of the Patricia Hearst kidnaping case says he lies awake Mights think ing about ways to find the fugi tive heiress and the two com panions whose terrorist cause she has adopted. '.'We've interviewed 22,000 people right here ill this damn office alone," said Charles Bates, special'agent in chargi of the Symbionese Liberation Army investigation. The inves tigation's principal arm now i: the arrest of the 20-year-ol Miss Hearst and Einily and Bil Harris. Bates said Wednesday tha 150 agents had been working or the case since Miss Hearst wa abducted from her Berkele: apartment by the SLA Feb. She later renounced her family and said she had joined the tor rorist organization. Bates said he would guaran tee safety for the three if the; turned themselves in. Miss Hearst and the Harrise are the only known survivors o the SLA. Six other members o the organization died in a bla? ing shoot-out with Los Angele police May 17. Miss Hearst, the daughter San Francisco newspaper exec utive Randolph A. Hearst, wanted on a variety of charge ranging from kidnaping to ban robbery. ion that failed in the special ession. "While the vast majority of he people in this state obvious- r favored the bills and under- lood the motives behind them, icy didn't pass because of the nacronism of the Constitu- on," he said. The'governor, speaking to the rd Arkansas Environmental Congress, said that it is not question of if the legislation 'ill be approved, but when and i what form. During the special session, he General Assembly defeated equests for $2.9 million for the urchase of natural areas and ;60,000 for staffing and opera ing the Environmental Preser ation Commission. Bumpers said, however, thai he bills failed "not because ol ,ny lack of awareness on the tart of the people of this state jr even on the part of the le'gis ature, and I think I would be unfair to criticize the legisla ure." He praised the diversity o and in Arkansas but warnei hat land is not limitless and ndestructible.. "If we really believe In pre serving our natural areas, w have to work harder, exer more leadership and explain tc those who are apprehensive, o uninformed, or both, the reason for preserving the govern ment," Bumpers said. Other speakers at the even included Col. Donald Weiner the Little Rock District Eng neer for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers; John Saxton director of Hie state Divisio of Soil and Water Resource: and Dr. Joe Nix, president o the Ozark Society. Weinert tol dthe group th since citizens are turning to go vernment as a "referee, we ar going to hace to bring pur pro grams and procedures into lin with our new social values s that a balance w i l l b achieved." Saxton said too many stal agencies have built-in biase when called in to review It technical aspects of propose water development projects. Nix said that a stream prc servation program needs to b developed in Arkansas, using scenic easement approach uncle which land owners would b compensated for any loss of th use of land adjacent to th streams. In Switzerland Billy Graham speaks Tuesday to an international conference on evangelism at its opening meeting in Lusanne, SwHzer- lad. Graliam is honorary chairman of the conference. (AP Wirepholo) Woman Loses 73 Pounds, Husband GIBRALTAR, Mich. (AP) Debi Horn says that during the seven months she had her jaws wired shut she lost 73 pounds and her husband. But, she says, she found herself during the ordeal of not eating in an effort to slim "down from 229 pounds. "I'm a different person," said Mrs. Horn, 23, who had the wires taken out of her jaw this week even though she plans to lose another 20 pounds. "I've had my hair cut, I'm starting to use makeup, I go to more trouble to take care of myself. But my marriage is a mess," Mrs. Horn said. She said she and her husband, John, split up six weeks ago. She said she expects him to file.for a divorce this week. Horn could not be reached for comment. ONE GROUP SUITS SPT. COATS SLACKS "I've found someone else, Mrs. Horn added. She said her weight loss an development of a more positiv outlook drove a wedge betwee icrself and her husband. Mrs. Horn, a 5-foot-V bri nette, now weighs 156 pounds. 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