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Wednesday, August 14, 1974
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In House Roll Call Vote Arkansi WASHINGTON -- Here's how Arkansas Members of Congress were recorded on major roll call votes Aug. 1 through 7. · IN THE HOUSE NERVE GAS -- Adopted, 214 for and 186 against, an amendment which eliminated a $5.8 million Pentagon request for development of binary nerve gas. The amendment was attached to the fiscal 1975 defense appropriations bill, later passed and sent to the Senate. Unlike present forms of nerve gas, binary gas does not he- come lethal until its chemicals are mixed upon firing of the projectile. It is- thus safer for domestic handling. Supporters argued that the U.S., with up to 50 million pounds of gas now stockpiled, has ample supplies. They also opposed development k of new gas while the government takes part in ongoing Geneva disarmament talks aimed at a worldwide ban on chemical warfare. Opponents of the amendment said development of binary gas should proceed immediately because it is less dangerous than existing gases. They also urged spending the $5.8 million In order to keep pace with the Soviel Union's gas weaponry. "We must do something to deter their use of that ability," sale Rep. Samuel S. Stratton (D N.Y.). . Rep. John Hammerschmid (R-3), Ray Thornton (D-4) am Wilbur Mills (D-2) voted "nay.' Rep. Bill Alexander (D-I) did not vote. 2/is Vote DF,FENSE S P E N D I N G -Rejected, 178 for and "216 against, an attempt to cut $2.2 lilliori across-the-board from he .$83.4. billion fiscal 1975 de- ense appropriations bill: The amendment would have set an $81.2 billion ceiling, leav- ng the Pentagon rather than Congress with responsibility to eliminate the $2.2 billion. Supporters and opponents re- 1 e c t e d the traditional "priorities" disagreement over domestic needs vs. the need for a strong defense. Many supporters of the reduction also cited the need to curtail federal spending in the face of inflation. "In these days of inflation and needed 'budget tightening, we cannot afford window dressing, extra gold braid and luxuries," said Rep. Joseph Addabbo (D-N.Y.) Opponents said the defense bill already had been substantially trimmed, and argued against the principle of. an across-the-board r a t h e r than Itemized reduction. "This is ar abrogaton of the responsibility" of Congress, said Hep. Glenn Davis (R-Wisc.). Mills voted "yea," Alexander Hammerschmidt and Thorton voted "nay." CAMPAIGN SPENDING -Rejected, 187 for and 223 a gainst, an amendment to limit to $42,500 the amount a candi date for the House could spenc in each primary and genera election campaign. It was offer ed to a bill reforming the way congressional campaigns are \Agains inanced. ''· ' The vote of rejection left in- acl a proposed $75,000 ceiling )lus an allotment of $1.8,750 for uhd-raising expenses -- a total ceiling of $93,759. V · Supporters of a $43,500 ceiling argued that, as a Watergate esson, private money in campaigns s h o u l d be minimized. 'We are* riot talking about tfonte Carlo," said Rep. John Dent (D-Pa.), "We are talking about the House of Representatives...." Opponents argued t h a t any spending ceiling should be high enough to give challengers opportunity to overtake .bettor- known incumbents. Rep. Gilbert Gude (R-Md.) said the higher celling "gives incumbents and challengers equal opportunities for success" at the polls. Hammerschmidt and Mills voted "yea." Alexander ' and Thornton voted "nay." IN THE SENATE HERBICIDE CONTROVERSY -- R e j e c t e d. 34 for and 56 against, an amendment banning use of a controversial herbicide, named "2,4,5-T, on any lands within the U.S. National Forest System. Sen. Gaylord Nelson (D Wise.), sponsor of the amend ment, said the F o r e s t Service plans to use the herbi cide on 61 forests in 23 states The states, he said, are: . Montana, Idaho, Wyoming California, Oregon. Washington Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississi ppi, Texas, Louisiana, Tennes see, Virginia, Pennsylvania t Binary $ew Hampshire. Wisconsin, Michigan, West Virginia, Ohio, ndiana, Utah, Missouri and Minnesota. ___ Nelson said that "2,4,5-T" vas used in the defoliant em- iloyed by the U.S. in Vietnam, and cited scientific opinion that t can poison the environment and the food chain. One opponent of (he amendment, Sen. Alan Bible (D-Nev.), said that Nelson "may turn out o be right," but objected to ho measure on procedural grounds. The issue, Bible said, vas raised after hearings had jeen completed on the Interior department appropriations bill, o which Nelson sought to attach his amendment. Bible said that later in this session of Congress "we coulc lave a healing and get into :his problem a little more thoroughly." Sen. J. W. Fulbright (D) voted "yea" and Sen. John McClellan (D) voted "Nay." 'PORK BARREL' B I L L -Rejected, 41 for and 56 against, a proposed five per cent across- the-board cut in the $4.6 billion fiscal 1975 public works appropriations bill. The unsuccessful attempt was in the form of a motion to send the bill back to committee, where the cut was to have been made. The overall bill appropriates money for power developmenl and water resource projects carried ou by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other federal agencies. Nerve C Supporters of the five per cent reduction argued that federal spending must be cut to combat inflation. "We have to come to grips with a problem of two-digit inflation of a type :hat historically can break the backs of society," said Sen. James Buckley (R-Conservative, N.Y.). Opponents said the bill had been significantly reduced already by t h e Appropriations SCA Board Seeks Uni CONWAY, Ark. (AP) -- The matter of elevating State College of Arkansas to university status probably will lie brought before the next session of the .Counterfeit Losses UTTLE ROCK (AP) -- Harold Duke, agent in charge of the Little Rock office of the U.S. Secret Service, said Tuesday that $4,710 in bogus bills has been confiscated in fisca' 1974 in Arkansas, compared with $2.4 million in fiscal 1973. In 1973, Arkansas ranked third nationally in bogus money confiscations. Most of the counterfeit money recovered in 1974 was bvough from other states, Dulse said. He said the financial loss at tributed to counterfeiting also declined in Arkansas -- from $36,375 in 1973 to $13,100 in 1974 las Bill Committee, and indicated t h a t most senators have a slake in he' "pork barrel" aspect of ·Miblic works spending. One opponent,- Sen. John Slcn- nis (D-Miss.), said, "There arc mighty few here who woulc vote for the proposal who woult stand up and publicly advocate :aking out anything substantial in their slate." Fulbright and McClellan vot ed "nay." versify Slalus General Assembly, Dean Dun on, SCA's public Informatio officer, said Tuesday. The legislature, which ha he final authority to grant un ·ersity status, meets I January for its regular session Duncan said a committee o 2onway businessmen has bee formed to help gain communit support for the change. SCA's Board of Trustee adopted a resolution in 197; seeking university status. However, Duncan said Hi school has been moving in tha direction since 1969, when formed four separate college business administration, fin and applied arts and science and humanities. Duncan also said the schn made a number of ohysical at ditions to meet expanded e r o l l m e n t a n d currlculu changes. orthwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Aug. 14, 1974 · 17 AYETTEVILLC. ARKANSAS McKinnon Attends Business Meet Dr. Thomas R. McKinnon, ssislant professor of economics t the University of Arkansas nd Dr. Ray Robbins, head of IB Department of Management nd Labor at UALR are participating in a conference this week on "Business in a Changing Environment" at the University of California at Los Angeles. They are among 40 college business faculty members from .across the nation selected to attend the conference, which will explore the "social responsibilities ' of business anc: review Uie current slalus of business-government relationships. McKinnon will serve as chairman of a discussion or "Federal Reserve Policy am Inflation." Robbins will respond to a paper on "Today's Busi- anss Environment." Employes Warned LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Non- uniformed city employes, wh began_-a strike early Mondaj were told by city officials Tues day that they will be fired i they do not report for work b Thursday. E d w a r d Wittenberg, t h chairman of the grievance com mittee for Local 99 4 of th American Federation of Stale County and Municipal F.mploj es, said the union would stanc Slate Approves Printing Contracts LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Tha ate Printing Specifications eview Committee approvjfl ^3 iroposed state printing ; con- racls during a two day ; ifneet- vere told by city officials Tues- ay. ···'[ However, the commiltee took 10 action on the major .con- racls. Most of the contracU re for the printing of catalogs nd monthly publications of late agencies and institutions. The committee wants to complete work on the 1975 printing ontracts by Oct. I so that all f them can be advertized ' f o r b i d s simultaneously a n d awarded by the end of ,,,the year. Remaining to be approved are about 60 proposed con- racts, including the targe, general contracts covering paper and office supplies. Representatives of large minting firms appeared bpfove he committee to urge lhat the oniiats be changed fromi tha jrescnt contracts. The firms lad resisted the formats userl in the current ones which ^require bidders to state a /flat unit cost for items over a year. Several companies .complained that spiraling paper costs put them in a bind ,w;th the current contracts. .:.\t l TRI-LAKES ANTENNA " Sales and Service "I New Uied Antenntt Color · Black White ".' Booituri · Towert :,.,,, Free Eitlmate 1 751-7927 751-S4M Kl'AST THAT DO MORE FOR YOUR FOOD BUDGET GINGHAM GIRL FLOUR Regular or Self Rising 5 B°S 69 Clear Sailing CUT GREEN BEANS 15J/2 Oz. Cans 5 For $1 TIDE Detergent 3 Lb. 2 Oz. Box With $5.00 Purchase or More excluding Tobaccos. 66 Wishbone Thousand Island or Deluxe French Brown's Best PINTO BEANS 2 LB. BAG 99 SALAD DRESSING Big 16 Oz. Jar 59 Weight Watchers Root Beer, Lemon-Lime, and Cola Del Monte Light CHUNK TUNA 6 T /2 Oz. Can 49 Campbell's Chicken NOODLE SOUP IQVz Oz. Can SOFT DRINKS 3 F o $ 1 32 Oz. Full Qt. Thank You Brand PUDDINGS 17-or. Cans Ready To Serve 3 Flavors 3 S * I MEAT DEPARTMENT Arkansas Maid BACON 2-lb. Pkg. $179 1 Banquet Frozen FROZEN COOKIN BAGS 5-oz. Pkg 29 PRODUCE DEPARTMENT Atkins Fresh Polish DILL PICKLES Quart Jar 49 POTATOES Blue Plums Goldencrust or Hole's Farm SANDWICH BREAD 3 Lb. $f Loaves T I Keebler CLUB CRACKERS 59 69 29' Thompson Seedless ^^ f^ f White Grapes u Jrj 19' 29' 19 15 HEINZ ASSORTED RELISHES 9 3 /i-oz, Jars 31*1 Kornland BOLOGNA 6-oz. Pkg. Arkansas Grown Tomatoes Arkansas Grown Peaches King GOLDEN CORN T-lb. Car.-; 4 1 * 1 Unity Bathroom Tissue 2-Roll Pkgs. Chunk BOLOGNA Lb. Fisher Boy FISH STEAKS 8-01. Pkg. 49 Extra Lean GROUND BEEF 1-lb. Pkg. 79 Cooking Ease 6-oz. Spray Can VEGETABLE SPRAY for Frying or Baking 49 Celery Stalk White No. 1 Onions Alma TOMATOES ISVi-oz. Cans 4i $ 1 Phillips Unique MOTOR OIL ^m Cans I Hole's Round Box LEADER SALT 26-oz. Box 10 USDA Choice Jeef Boneless TOP ROUND $15* Lb. 1 USDA Choice EYE OF ROUND Beef Boneless J69 Lb. i uunci $| USDA Choice SWISS STEAK Beef Boneless Lb. USDA Choice Beef Boneless RIB STEAK Lb. $145 1 Super Lean GROUND CHUCK Lb . 2-lbs. or More $119 1 Unity Frozen ICE MILK All Flavors i/2-Gal 59 Fireside VANILLA WAFERS 14-oz. Bag WE GLADLY REDEEM USDA FOOD STAMPS SAVE 40c Pine S°' BATHROOM I Hours: 7 to 9 Mon. thru Sot. -- 8 to 6 Sun.| CLEANER 17-oz. Can 49 | Prices Effective Thru Sgturdgy |

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