Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 9, 1974 · Page 6
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 9, 1974
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Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Friday, Aug. 9, 1974 FAYtTTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Agencies Return $11.7 Million To Slate Coffers LITTLE ROCK AP - State gencies have returned to the late treasury an estimated 11.7 million in appropriated unds that they did not spend in fiscal 1974, 'according to the ac- ounling division of the state Jepartment of Finance and Ad- inistration. That figure is about $700,000 more than the highest amount itate officials previously had 'peculated would be returned. An $11. million figure for year-end balances was included n the estimated $70 million in uncommitteed state .funds that were available when the General Assembly met for a special session June 24. The legislature then spent ibout $30 million of the $70 million. The agency returning the most unspent funds was the De- lartment of Social and Rehabi- _itative Services. The estimated surplus in its social services program was $4.3 million because of federal government takeover of a substantial part of the program. Other agencies within the de partment returned almost $2.9 million to the treasury. College Avenue Landscaping Inspection Made On Schedule Final inspection of plants in be paid except some $200 to the landscaping project along College Avenue was made on schedule, members of the city's Community Appearance Committee were told Thursday. Stanley Brown, committee chairman, made the inspection with a representative of the contracting nursery and found some 300 euonymus .kewenis aad not survived and eight to 10 junipers were missing. Brown said the city had withheld $1,300 form the nursery until the final inspection. All will NOW Urges NEW YORK '(AP) -- Mrs. Vice President? The National Organization for Women urged Gerald R. Ford "to begin your presidency by making your first appointment an unprecedented one -- the naming of president." Weather Forecast Below-normal temperatures are forecast for most of (he nation Friday. Warm weather is expected for the Southeast. Sunny skies are forecast for the West. Showers »re fore- cost for part of the northern plains, from central Texas through the southern plains to the Midwest and on the east coast f r o m Georgia to the mid-Atlantic region. (AP Wirephoto Map) NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES a woman as vice A Little Unreal SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) ion seemed "a. little unreal," Lawrence O'Brien, the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, said after- the burglary of ward. It was -- President Nixon's resigna- O'Brien's Washington offices that set off the Watergate scandal. . : ,. , 'There was a period when I wondered if we would survive all this" O'Brien said Thursday night. He added, "When the moment of decision came, President Nixon put his country first." Aulo Repair Con Scheme is Probed UNION, Mo. (AP) -- The investigation of an alleged $200,000-a-year auto repair con scheme has spread from Missouri into eight other states Franklin County authorities said Thursday. Two Oklahoma men, Jack E Arrington, 27, of Tulsa and Clyde T. Patrick, 25, of Sa pulpa, were arrested Aug. 2 in St. Clair, Mo., on charges o fraud by trick and deception They are believed to have cheated unwary motorists out of as much as $2,500 a day in unneeded auto repairs, officials said. Michael Scott, an investigator for the Franklin County prosecutor, said he had received unconfirmed information that Arrington, the owner of the St. Clair station, may also have operated -similar schemes in other states. Queries have gone to state police in Florida, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Arizona, California, Oregon, Arkansas and Georgia Scott said. The two men were arrested following a two-month investigation by the Missouri Highway Patrol. They are alleged to have sprayed light oil on shock absorbers to convince customers over the cost of the replacement plants and labor. Missing and dead plants will e replaced this fall when plani- ng is more feasible. The Committee, attended by nly three members and Brown, also discussed the proposed andscaping of Arkansas Avenue. Brown and architect Steve Jrown will make detailed drawings of the plans this veekend. The completed plans vill be discussed at the Septem- er com mite e meeting prior to to the Board of Brown announced resentation Directors. Chairman that two members of the committee must, be replaced be : cause they have missed more :han three consecutive meet- ngs. The committee's by-laws state that members are re- placable after three missed meetings. Members were asked to bring in recommendations of names to be submitted for membership on the committee. Members of Hammerschmidt Saddened By Resignation WASHINGTON -- Hep. John Paul Hammcrschmidt, Fl-Ark., said he is "deeply saddened" by President Nixon's resignation, but expressed strong confidence in President Ford. "I sincerely hope that the American people will not allow the events of recent months to obscure Mr. Nixon's accom plishments on behalf of world peace. W h i l e recent events have been unsettling to all of us. believe they reaffirm that thi: is a nation of laws and no men," Hammerschmidt added. "The orderly transition o government from Nixon to Fore will further bear witness to th remarkable strength^ of ou governmental system." Hammerschmidt said he na "known and admired .Jerr Ford for his integrity and abil ity ever since I came to Wasl ington. I am certain that a Americans will give him thei support as he undertakes thi awesome new responsibility" Lincoln hood iiamp Distribution Changed The Washington'County Fopd tamp office has announced it vill distribute food stamps in ,inco!n Friday of next week, nstead of the usual day, Wednesday. The change was necessary because the office is scheduled o be closed on Wednesday. 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