Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 19, 1974 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, July 19, 1974
Page 5
Start Free Trial

TIME TO RETIRE ... so he's let medical license expire Illinois M.D. Retires At Age 1i, Practiced 7i Years ATHENS, 111. (AP) - Dr. I Tolbert Hill has treated his last patient and let his medical license expire. He's 100. Hill tried to end his practice in 1955, the year his wife died. But since no other doctor practices in this central Illinois community of 1,000, he continued to see some patients until earlier this year. ; "You're not going to' get a young doctor who wants to practice in a crossroads like this anymore," Hill said in an interview on Wednesday. "Your young doctor today is likely the son of another doctor, who's come from a home where he's had all the comforts of life, and it would be quite a comedown for him here," he said. Hill's father, who was a doctor, moved to Illinois from Tennessee, and got to know Abraham Lincoln. : "But I didn't have the privileges of my son and my grand on," he said. His son practice n San Jose, Calif., and hi jrandson is a physician Seattle. Hill moved to Athens in 1898 Like other doctors of the time le visited patients in a horse drawn buggy until cars becam available in the 1920s. During the depression, Hi sometimes received eggs chickens instead of his usua payment. Although the country docto neither smokes nor drinks, h attributes his health and Ion life to his family heritage. ' ' Y o u ' r e nothing withoi that," he says. He said he has delivered a proximately 2,500 babies in h 76 r year career. ', Hill says he's enjoying his r lirement. But he mused,' "0 age is no fun. You lose yo hearing and can't apprecia the rustle of a silk skirt an more." Sponsors Sought For Local Bicentennial Special Projects The application for desig- ition of Fayetteville as a bi- nlennial community has been rwarded to the Arkansas Bi- ntennial Commission. The application, prepared ter several rrieetings of the cal steering committee, will e reviewed by the state body irg. 8 and forwarded to the merican Revolution Bicenten- ial Administration in Washing- on; D.C.' The announcement was made ; a Thursday afternoon meeting of the steering com littee at the Ozark Hospitality oom. There are 18 projects spec! ed in the project. These in lude restoration. of the Slone louse, which is planned b; Edward Durell Stone; establish ment of a student historica ociety; preparation of a his orical registry for the county esloralion of the Ridge House nd essay and art contests jn Fayetteville schools. ADDITIONAL PROJECTS Other projects call f o r em hasis on historical features in Northwest Arkansas.TIMES: ummer theater project, musi al production; flag display eligious choir presentations cries of broadcasts fcaturin^ imerican music; Lake Fayette- ille project; solar energ; aboratory, a joint hrghwa; beautification project betwee Kayetteville and Springdale; a ecology survey of Devil's Den the 'Arkansas Avenue beautif cation project, adopt-a-gran'd parent project and the Wash n g t o n County Courthous restoration, Mrs. Elaine Walker, a sta member of the Northwest A iansas Regional Planning Con mission, said other projects ca be added, and these proposa" changed or modified. The committee was inforrne that procedures for obtain!i bicentennial funds, appropriate by Congress and distributed each state, have not been dev loped. Mrs. Walker said h contacts on the project tina cing at the state level h a v been unproductive. The committee urges indiv duals and organizations wishii to sponsor projects during tf nation's birthday celebration ·write details of plans and ma to the Fayetteville Chamber Commerce. Bob McKinncy. chairman, ked members lo work toward :panding participation by en- ting the cooperation of other terested persons. PSC Hears More Testimony On Redfield Plant LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The Arkansas Public Service Com- ission was told Thursday that would cost $285 million to in- lall sulphur dioxide scrubbers n Arkansas Power Light o.'s proposed coal-iired poxver PSC Lets Co-Ops Impose Surcharge LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The stale Public Service Commission Thursday gave four clcc- Iric cooperatives permission to impose a surchage immediately of up lo 20 per cent on customers' bills. The surcharge was granted to slop deficit operating conditions of the past few months. Nine cooperatives had applied May 2 to the PSC for permission to levy a surcharge to recover the increased charges to them for power furnished by Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. B'our of them subsequently petitioned for immediate relief and produced balance sheets at a hearing indicating that they had been operating at a deficit. The four receiving the imme- Two Counties Named Disaster Areas WASHINGTON (AP) -- Johnson and Madison counties In Arkansas wore declared disaster areas Thursday by the federal Disaster Assistance Administration because of June storms and flooding- Earlier, Benton, Washington and Carroll counties received the disaster declaration, making them eligible for federal assistance. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Friday, July 19, 1974 FAYETTCVILLE, ARKANSAS · 5 lant near Redfield. However, James H. Wood- 'ard, power production direc- or tor the' utility, also told the that it would cost only 33.3 million more to locate half he facility at another site. Calculations of the state De- artmeht of Pollution Control nd- Ecology show that sulphur lixoide emissions under the /orst case conditions would ex eed the state's pollution stand- rds if only two instead of the our generating units at the Redfield site were used. Those calculations of emis ions from a two-unit one-stack plant were based on ; the assumption that the units were operating at 100 per cent capac- ty. The projected cost differential between splitting the plant and installing scrubbers -- a pollution control device -came to the PSC's attention Thursday because Commissb-r er Jerry Jackson specifically asked about it. Locating half of the facility at another site was one of the alternatives proposed for study last month by Jarrell E. Southall, air division chief of the De- diate increase were First Electric Cooperative Corp., Ashley- Chicot Electric Cooperative, Petit Jean Electric Cooperative Corp. and South Central Electric Cooperative. The PSC said those cooperatives could put a surcharge into effect on the next billing date. The PSC ruled that the Surcharge could he equal to the surcharge imposed on the cooperatives by. Arkansas Electric, but could not exceed 20 p e r cent. Read it July 2Tst In NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES Zinke Warns Lack Of Energy May Hall Growth SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Dr. Otto Zinke of Fayetteville w a r n e d southern legislators here Thursday that the lack of energy may halt the nation's growth for the next six to eight years. Zinke, energy advisor to Arkansas Gov. Dale Dumpers, said the poor and persons with !ow incomes partmen t of and Ecology. Pollution. Control Player Defects OTTAWA Nedomansky. captain of the Czechoslovakian national hockey team, defeated to Canada and, will play for the Toronto Toros of the W o r l d Hockey Association. will suffer will most because energy will get more expensive. 'IZjnke, a University of Ar- kartsas physics professor, suggested that the Enviornmental Protection Agency ease up on its restrictions because in order to clean up the environment more energy is needed. He cited as an example that the anti-pollution devices in automobiles require about 25 per cent more fuel. ( Special Report: How "Kidnap Fever" Is Rocking Washington "Please dorft use our name. Our children arc the only thing ive have in the whole world that we care about, ff'c don't want any kidnappers to know thai ice are afraid." I n the wake of thecelebrated Hearst and Getty'cases~,,Fran-. : ces Spatz Leighton writes a Special Report this week for FAMILY WEEKLY on how the kidnap craze Is-affecting official Washington. Learn how the FBI, the Secret Service and the Capitol Police are taking new safety measures, while the wives and children of congressmen aSjust their personal habits. You'll be astonished to discover how Washington ts_ being turned, into an armed camp,, ·,- ..,,:, In your copy of ttie Northwest Arkansas TIMES SIDING SPECIAL NartrjiufHt ArftarmaB ator* We will cover one complete side of your home with United States Steel Vynasol Finish Super Steel (Vinyl fused to steel) Siding in 7 colors, installed by professionals over insulation foil. ABSOLUTELY FREE When we cover tho other three sides at regular "price. This is the greatest siding sale in our 15 year history. . - This siding never needs painting making your home' maintenance free. Plus, with the high insulation value, will make it cooler in Ihe summer and warmer in the winter, cutting fuel bills up to 307", and 'carrie's thirty year transferable fadory warranty. Act Now As This is a Limited Offer Write a post card today with name, phone, and address, or call collect 501/442-7377, Ext. 222, and receive an AM/FM Transistorized Radio FREE to qualified home owners for letting us visit 15 minutes with your family, show you our product, and explain how .':we can matte" .your house have one of the nicest per- · sonalities in the block. Free estimates--cover your wood for good. Smith Bros. Construction, Inc. Suite 387, 21 S. College Fayetteville, Ark. 72701 Phone 442-7377 FID'S Dl Get A Head Start On Fall With These SPECIAL PURCHASE! ORIG 17 TO J14 Four great styles In three pant suits . . . every one at ings of more than $20! It's three piece fashion, you 1 because it's so versatile . and easy to wear. Three styles with long sleeve jackets, one with s h o r t . . . all wilh short sleeve shells. 100% polyester in. sizes 8 to 18. Choose from maroons, g r e y s , browns,' and greens. You'll w a n t more than one at this very special savings! Moderate Dresses--DILLARD'S-First Floor Open Monday Through Saturday 10 a.m. Until 9 p.m NOW 3.97 TO 6.97 Save one half on beautiful "lacy daisies" sleepwear from a famous maker. Choose from long and short gowns, pajarna», and coats in a wide assortment of styles and colors. All in silky 100% nylon tricot in solid pastels and prints. Sizes S M, L, 32 to 40, and IX to 3X. This Is fashion styling in sleenwear . . . at a budget price! Slock up for yourself and for giftsl Sleepwear--DILLARD'S--First Floor r ^* Open Monday Through Saturday 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,600+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free