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Monday, September 2, 1974
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Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Man., Sept. 2, 1974 '· 7 FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Ateany Says Vast Bureaucracy Could Control Prices " WASHINGTON (AP) _ -CIO President George Meany Slsays "there is every in- ^dication" that the United Slates ;;ls heading into a depression, -· possibly worse than in the -- 1930s, with business failures ^and widespread unemployment. ~ "I thought we had eliminated .-really the major causes of de- ~pression in this' country during ~the Roosevelt davs ... but still, "in spite of that, 1 can see a de- ~pression coming unless there Is a quick turnaround," said organized labor's c h i e f spokos- an. Although "d«lighled and relieved" by tiie change at the White House, Meany said he doesn't Ihink President Ford will he able to work economic miracles. In a pre-Labor Day interview, he said the nation's economic problems are so widespread that the only way to control prices is through a vast government bureaucracy, during World War H. But he added: "I just can't see President Ford doing that any more than Nixon would do as menls, Teamsters President Frank E. Filsimmons called for a contingency plan of economic controls lo freee all it." Also, Meany said he is discouraged that Ihe same ceo nomic experts who advised Nixon are now advising Ford. "The same people are there making the policies," he said. LABOR LEADER The leader of the 13.5-milllon- member labor federation said he was hopeful that Ford would come away from the upcoming economic summit conference with' a long-range program for dealing with inflation thai would lower interesl rates, pump money into social programs, finance housing construction and allocate government funds for home mortgages. "We are suffering -now from a tremendous lack of confidence" and this, he suggested, would help restore confidence. The 80-year-old Meany talked to a small group of reporters who specialize in l a b o r coverage for two hours on a broad range of subjects. His comments were for release Sunday. Among other things, he said: -- Former President Richard M. Nixon, by resigning from office, has suffered enough punishment. "I think most of Ihe people would buy that" if President Ford decided to pardon Nixon. --He regards a Ford-Rockefeller ticket "very difficult to beat in 1976" if inflation is brought under control .or pre- busincss transactions for least 30 days; afterward Cost of Living at the Council would roll back exorbitant price in- roases. Jerry Wurf, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employ- es, said "something more than summits and task forces, rhetoric and cosmetics" is needed Today In History to avert what lie called the most critical economic crisis since Hie 1929 stock market crash. President I. W. Abel of the United Steelworkers u r g e d President Ford to loosen credit, close tax loopholes for business and provide expanded public works and job programs to overcome inflation. Labor Secretary Brennan called for restraint and sacri fice lo control inflation, but added that "we also must make sure that the working men am women of this country do not have to carry more than their fair share of the load in this effort." The National Right to Work Committee used the holiday to urge Ford to help "return La- jcr Day to the \vorkingman" by pushing for legislation that would outlaw compulsory union membership. Meany, commenting on the economy, said "there is a long- range job to be done, and I'm just hopelul thai Ford will be able to do something. But there has got to be new ideas. There has got lo be innovalive ideas. There has got to be new directions. We can't continue going down the hill." The labor chieftain rejected Treasury Secretary William E. Simon's suggestion for a return o wage-price guidelines, saying hat would be as bad as wage controls, which Ford already lias ruled out. Employers, he said, would enforce wage guidelines, but there would be no enforcement on prices. Meany, who a year ago'pre- dicted a recession at this time, forecast that if a depression hil it would be worse than in the reached in the thirties-- then w« are in real trouble." have more people to 1930s. "We . . take care of and the percentage ol people out of work now is going up, and if we ever get to the point where the consumer purchasing power reaches a lowest ebb--the low ebb it We have a savings program and interest rate io meet your need*. Foyelteville Savings Loan Association 201 N. East Arena* vented from becoming "a real catastrophoe." --The AFL-CIO has aban- PREDICTS ECONOMIC DEPRESSION 2 .. .AFL-CIO president Meany said 'there is every indication' ~ that the United States is heading into a depression possibly SZ worse than in the 1930s Ruth Hating Ties For U.S. Open Women's Chess Title "'. Miss Ruth Raring of Fayette-Ci ville with a win in the final ground of the U.S. Open Chess ·£ tournament tied with Ruth -'Donnelly of New York City for "~ the title of U.S. Open Women's ·«· Champion. Miss Haring broke through a of second place major national Suzan Sterngold, the top woman ilayer of Wisconsin Sachael Crotlo, one of ;» recent series »»· standings in '~* tournaments to share honors In i; the top title. U This year's competition was t; unprecedented in terms of high TM rated women chess players. The through fifth a mere.,_half : point behind the 7-5 score of '"'. Miss Haring, were Internationa] £ Master Ruth Cardozo of Brazil; jj women's third "··place winners, and the strongest players of New York lly. Chessmaster Cardozo went into the U.S. Open having just won the women's championship lille at Ihe World Open. Haring and Cardozo are old chess acquaintances, having player many side games together at Malaea, Spain, in 1972. Both are preparing for the W o m e n ' s Chess Olympiad which begins September 15 in Medellin, South America. Mis Haring is third board for the U.S. learn, and Mrs. Cardozc is first board for Brazil. doned its campaign for a "veto- proof Congress" in the fall elections as a result of Nixon's resignation. "We have had no experience with Ford on whether he will lake a similar line on . social programs -- people pro- rams -- that he will veto them ill on the grounds that they are nflalionary" as he said Nixon id. --Secretary of Labor Peter Brennan has no rapport with lie labor movement, but if i"ord wants him lo stay in the "that's all right with "as if Ihe job was va- labor movement has more clout today because of its political organization, .a "machine that reaches into the precincts of every industrial state By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Monday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 1974. There are 120 days lefl in the year. Today's highlight in history: In 186-1, during the Civil War, Union forces under Gen. William T. Sherman occupied Atlanta, Ga, On this date -In 31 B.C., Mark Anthony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavius Caesar in the battle of Actium. In 1666, the great fire of London broke out. It burned for several days, destroying 13,000 homes. In 1789, the U.S. Treasury Department was established, with Alexander Hamilton as secretary. In 1901, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt said in a speech at the Minnesota State Fair: "Speak softly and carry a big Cabinet, is." It's ·ant." --The slick." In 1940, transferred Britain for the United Slates 50 destroyers lo a lease ol military n this country." In other Labor Day state- Fatal Accident NORTH LITTLE ROCK. (AH -- Rachael Willix, 54, of Nouh Little Rock was killed Sunday night when her car crashed into a dry creek bed along Arkansas 176, "State Police said. Trooper Bill Eddins said the accident occurred after the woman lost control of the car. bases in Newfoundland and the British West Indies. In 1963, Gov. George Wallace stopped integration at Tuskegee High School in Alabama by en circling the building with slate troopers. Ten years ago: It was announced that Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev would visit West Germany. . Five years ago: Two American prisoners of war released ly the North Vietnamese told f 'brutality at the hands of their captors and of torture of their fellow prisoners. One year ago: Khmer Rouge insurgents in Cambodia drew government forces into a fiery trap in the second week of fighting for Thnom Penh s -igliUn., highway to the sea. Today's birthdays: Writer .Allan Drury is 56. Dancer Marge Champion is 51. Thou gilt for today: Women dress alike all over the world. They dress to be annoying to other women - designer Elsa Schiaparelli. r FAYETTEVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL REGISTRATION NOW-SEPT. 13 FALL SESSION-SEPTEMBER 17 REGISTRATION Registration for all classes will be taken now Sept. 13 until Friday. You may register by phone (521-8701), in person, or by mail--Community Education, Box 849, Fayelteville. A minimum number of 10 persons is required before any class will begin. Persons who have registered for classes which do not have the required number will be notified at lh§ first meeting. REGISTRATION FEES Fees will be taken during the first class session. REFUNDS Refunds will not be granted after the second meeting. FIRST MEETING All first meetings of 7-.00 classes only will meet in the Woodland Jr. High School gym. Tennis classes should report to the tennis courts. Tuesday classes will meet at 7:00 'P.M. September 17 and Thursday classes will meet at 7:00 P.M. September in. INFORMATION For further information, please contact the Community Education Office at 521-8701. BABY SITTING SERVICES Baby sitting services will be provided for youngsters of parents who are registered in classes conducted at Woodland Jr. High School. Minimum age is two years old. Children must be registered at the time of parent registration. The fee for this service is seventy five cents per hour per child. Fayefteville Community School Schedule All classes will meet at Woodland Junior High School unless otherwise specified MONDAY LADIES SWIM FOR FITNESS--Youth Center Pool, 9-10:30 »,m.--10 weeks--$5 fee. TENNIS I-JIigh School courts, 6-7 p.m. Monday-Friday-three weeks--$15 fee. TENNIS H--High School courts, 7-8 p.m. Monday-Friday-three weeks--j$15 fee. TUESDAY AMATEUR RADIO (CODE)-7-9 p.m.-lO weeks--$10 ANTIQUES STUDY--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 BANJO-BEGlNNING-Sept. 24; Oct. 1,15, 22; Nov. 5, 12-7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 BEAUTY, CHARM AND POISE-7-9-10 weeks-$10 BELLY DANCING (Intermediate)--7:30-8:30 p.m.-10 weeks--$10 x CREWEL EMBROIDERY--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 KNITTING (Adv»nced--7-9 p.m.--8 weeks--$10 LADIES FOOTBALL TERMINOLOGY-7:30-9 p.m.-3 \veek.s--$5 MACRAME--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 PER SI AN'COOKING--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 PHOTOGRAPHY--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks TOLE PAINTING (beginners)--7-» p.m.--10 weeks--$10 WOODCARVING-7-9 p.m.-lO weeks-$5 TUESDAY AND THURSDAY BELLY DANCING, beginners--(5:30-7 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 · " " 7-7:30 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 " " " 8:30-D p.m.--10 weeks--$10 WEDNESDAY MEN'S OPEN GYM--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$6 LADIES SWIM FOR FITNESS--Youth Center Pool-9-10:30 a.m.--10 weeks--$5 ROLLER SKATING (elementary and junior high)-Schedule to be announced THURSDAY AMATEUR RADIO (theory)--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 BANJO--(Sept. 19, Oct. 10, 31, 25)--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 BELLY DANCING Inlcrmediatc)-7:30 8:30 p.m.-10 weeks--$10 CROCHET--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 LADIES SELF DEFENSE-7-9 p.m.-lO wceks-$10 EGYPTIAN CARD WEAVING--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 NEEDLEPOINT--7-9 p.m.--10 weeks--$10 QUILTING--7-9 p.m.--10 wecks-$10 TOLE PAINTING, advanced-7-9 p.m.--10 weeks-10 WHERE do you need to lose? there too, but my suggestion J Mirror, that's where. 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