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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

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Some Books On Social Security Said Useless Some books, sold as social security information are useful, but there arc others that arc Inaccurate, misleading, overpriced, and deceptively advertised, according to Mrs.' Rose S. Newsome, social security district manager in Fayetteville, "The Social Security Ad ministration doesn't discourage the sale of commercial publication," Mrs. Newsome said. "At the same time, we dWl endorse any non-governmeni publication. People can get free, accurate, up-to-date publications and other information about social security by contacting office." any social security EASTBOUND MEETS WESTBOUND (AP Wirephoto) . . . Donald Stein, 23, (hatless) left hit Allentown, Pa., home on horseback in June, heading /or California., not knowing that John Egenes, 24, was riding his horse Gizmo eastward from Colt- Social security information is irganized and illustrated in a lifferent way in some commer ial books, according to Mrs Newsome. "Some of them are veil done," she said. "But the nformalion in them isn' secret 1 or 'inside.' If ad ertising suggests it is, the ad ·ertising is false." Some advertising hints tha a publisher has an o f f i c i a onnection with the Socia Security Administration and has lornia. Both Want To See Country Slowly Horsemen On Similar Missions Cross Paths DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) -Ships pass silently in the night, " but crosscountry horseback riders who meet by chance in Dyer County stay up all night in a west Tennessee barn, swapping yarns. That's what two horsemen, previously strangers, did Tuesday when they found each other seeking refuge for the night ; and a stable for their mounts. They parted Wednesday, one heading toward Nashville, the other for Paragould, Ark. Donald Stein mounted his trotter "J.P." three months ago and headed west from Allentown, Pa., not knowing that John Egenes was eastward fjound on "Gizmo," a quarter ~ horse. - · : . · · · Egenes, 24, and Gizmo left '- South Pasadena, Calif., in April " and have traveled 2,300 miles [ en route to Virginia Beach, Va. · 'Stein and J.P. are bound for : Ventura, Calif. HEW Accused Of Ignoring Segregation 1 WASHINGTON (AP) -- The · Department of Health, Education and Welfare was accused today of ignoring evidence in '·· its own files of widespread ra- . cial segregation in northern ; schools. ; The Center [or National Pol; icy Review said in a 117-page i report that "northern schools . today are far more segregated than those in the South" as i result of federal foot-dragging. The center. located at Catho. lie University here, based its '. three-year study on records ol ; HEW investigations in 84 north; ern and western school dis- " tricts. Some of the data was ob ' tained through a court order. William L. Taylor, the center director, said: "HEW has found substantial violations in north' ern districts but has failed ei .' fher to aid the victims of dis ; crimination or to cut off federal " dollars." · Among the 84 government "- civil rights compliance reviews ''. conducted in the North, the study found that 52 are stil open and unresolved "although many, ripe with bid age, are somewhat Inactive." The aver · age age of the cases exceeds 37 '. months. i "While a few staff investiga ; tions have been shaky," the re : port said, "HEW's files literally ; bulge with documented evl ''. dence of violations of laws." · The center said the mos ? common violations were dis ': crimination in assignment o i pupils to segregated schools ·hiring and assignment of mi inority teachers and classi ?fication and assignment of pu ' iiis to classrooms; and failure ;to help minority children with ' language and learning handi '. caps. · Public schools in Atfantii .City, Hoboken and Passaic »N.J., South Bend and For Wayne, Ind., Toledo and Day ton, Ohio, Utica, N.Y., and Ra cine, Wis., were singled out as .examples of alleged dis ; criminatory practices ruled ille i gal earlier this year by the Su · preme Court in another case in ' volving Denver,- Colo. I LEARN I BASIC OR ADVANCED INCOME TAX PREPARATION IfflWQI Thoutante are earning good money mt tax prepwers. En- j rcllment open to men and ·omen of all ages. Job interviews available for best s!u- ] dents. Send for free Information and class schedules. Classes Start: IIPTIHMIR U ·frid HC»«l»T YOlti 19M «*th Scfanl, FMU ia-17f3 , Spffiurdal* 'I had always wanted to getl a horse and go," said jenes, a veteran of the Navy bmarine service who has lost pounds since he headed east. "I raised Gizmo from a colt d had planned the trip for me time," he said. "The rdest part is gettir/g on my rse each day. I'm always iff." U s i n g geological survey aps, Egenes has marked his wn trail, following back coun- y roads when he can. "We have both followed sub- antially the same pattern of avel," said Stein, 23, who left lentown June 6. "We make bout 25 miles a day, hit the ail early and stop to rest in e heat of the day." Stein, a guitarist, came rough Nashville and stayed vo weeks in nearby Franklin, e plans to be in California ·ound Christmas. "I've always wanted to sec e country and see it slow," he aid. "It was a sacrifice for me make the trip. I sold my ca., uck and motorcycle and anned for three months 'here starting out." The two sleep wherever daik ess finds them--in parks, arns, on baseball diamonds or ccasionally in farm houses. . Stein came into Dyersburg round dark looking for a place 5 bed J.P. He was directed to le town newspaper, the State- azette. where he met city edi- tor Mike Kizer. Kizer, planning to write a story about Steins travels, took nan and horse to his home. There a telephone later in- brmed Kizer that another lorse and rider were staying he night in James Brown's 3arn. Stein and J.P. then joined Egenes and Gizmo at the barn. The two travel light--a poncho, sleeping hag, canteen cooking equipment and extra lorse shoes. "I carry a pup tent." said Stein. "I ride for three or four days and then stop for a.day, picking up an odd job, where ] :an to make a little money." Both are keeping diaries. Egenes packs a Colt revolver which he used in the desert to ward off coyotes, wild horses and snakes. "I will hit the desert in the winter and that is where mos of the problems are," sai( Stein. Egenes said crossing the desert has been the most haz ardous part of his journey in addition to daily problems with automobiles. "I spent two weeks in a Na vajo reservation ill from bad water," he said. "There ha been a lot of harassment along the Way, but people have been great. "Just don't call us cowboys, 1 said Egenes. "I've never been near a cow in mv life." Compensation Of Corporate Executives Rises 8.5 Per Cent NorthwMt Airkantoj TIMES, Friday, Sept. 6, 1974 · FAYETTKVILL*, ARKANSAS . records. to social according security to Mrs. Newsome. "This is never true," he said "No advertiser has access to other people's social ecurity records. These records are confidential under the law.' "Dramatic" claims for books ·an be misleading, Mrs. New- ome said.'"For example: an advertisement says readers will earn 'HOW to collect $300 a month from social security at age 30 while you are working ull time.' The book tells you, .vhat any social security office vill tell you without charge: if a young father and mother are joth ' working under social security and one dies, their children may 'get monthly social security payments." People can call, write, or visit any social security office for nfurination about the retire- nent, disability, survivors, Medicare, and supplemental security income payments, Mrs. SJewsome said. The Fayetteville Social Security Office is at Evelyn Hills Shopping Center. The phone number is 521-8600. Slate Kindergarten Aid Is Asked LITTLE ROCK ,(AP) -- The slate Education Department reported Wednesday that school districts had applied for $7.8 million in state aid to operate kindergartens this year. Applications still are arriving, but most of them are from school districts that are raisirrg their original requests because enrollment has exceeded their expectations. A total of 295 of the slate's 384 school districts, have applied for state assistance. Six others had filed applications but withdrew them because of a lack of facilities or other reasons. By JOHN CUNNIKF Business Analyst NEW YORK (AP) -- The sting of inflation was greatly relieved last year for the lop executives of America's leading corporations through the application of higher salaries, bonuses and other contractual amounts of cash or stock. A survey by a management consultant firm shows that the chief executives of 581 of the largest U.S. corporations received total compensation averaging 8.5 per cent higher than the previous year. No less than 76 per cent of the 504 chief executives in office during both 1972 and 1973 received pay increases, said McKinsey Co., which has conducted the survey for 20 years. Fourteen per cent took pay cuts, Ten per cent received the same pay. McKinsey attributed the glit- ering figures to "the heftiest profit increases in more than 20 years." Profits of the 581 companies soared 29.1 per cent and iales rose 20.7 per cent over the previous year. But the survey revealed also :hat companies reporting profit declines were reluctant to lower the compensation of their chief executives. Among 82 showing lower profits, only 31 reduced the top man's com pensation, and 37 awarded increases. The highest average salaries for the biggest companies-those with more than SI billion in sales--were in the pharmaceutical industry, where total compensation averaged $316,000. Following in order were soaps and cosmetics, $309,000, alcoholic beverages 5294,000, diversified companies 5268,000 and tobacco $266,000. The lowest average , compensation for chief executives was found in the meat products industry, at $132,000, retail food chains, $144,805 and apparel makers, 5167,000. The average 'or all billion-dollar-plus ' dustries was $223,000. The word compensation was se^ by surveyors because executive pay comes in many forms besides salary. Most of ;he companies involved in the survey have long-term stock programs under which executives are awarded bonuses or provided with the opportunity to exercise options. Options, which permit the executive to buy the company's shares at a reduced price, provided some of the heftiest compensation gains. The survey showed that five executives had pretax options gains for one year in excess of $1 million, on p a p e r - a t least Sixteen showed gains in excess of $500.000, and 73 had gains of more than $100,000. . · The survey showed that 432 of the companies surveyed have annual bonus plans for executives, and that 110 concerns provide deferred employment contract credits, or income that can be received in the most tax-practical way. Arkansas Amtrak Is Leasi Used WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Amtrak Inter-American . train Ihrough Arkansas is used by fewer passengers than any other of Amtrak's long-haul trains, the National Rail Passenger Corp. announced Wednesday. Amtrak said 30,642 passengers rode the train between the March 14 inaugral run and the end of July. Of those, 2,600 purchased first-class tickets, Amtrak said. The train connects St. Louis with Laredo, Tex., via Little Rock and Texarkana. Amtrak also said the train was on time for 65 per cent of its runs in July, compared with 45 per cent in June. Madam Candidate Beverly Harrell,- owner and operator of a legal hrolhcl in Southern Nevada, has w o n nomination as one of two Democratic candidates for ilia; state assembly. She led over' six other candidates. (AP ; AVireplioto) j CBS And PBS Take Top Emmy News Honors NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS and the Public Broadcasting Service won top news honors on Wednesday night in a nationally .televised Emmy Awards show for TV news, documentaries, religious and children's programs. Competing in seven major news catergories, CBS won seven Emmys, three in one category, while PBS won five, two of which were in the same category. . - N B G ' received two Emmys ·and ABC three in t h a t competition, while another Emmy went-to "The-World at War." a British-made syndicated documentary series. ABC Anchorman Harry Reasoner and Public TV's Bill Moyers won the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' outstanding television news broadcaster Emmy, one of the seven major categories. The awards program, held at the New York Hilton and;attended by an estimated -750 members of the television industry, 'gave awards in 25 out of 26'categories in all. On an overall basis in all ca- tergories, the academy said ABC won the highest number of Emmys. !3. followed by CBS with 12, PBS with 8 ' a n d . NBC with three. Three other Emmys were awarded to syndicated, or non-network programs. The TIMES Is On Top of The News Seven Days a Week Smart Modes SCHOOL Junior Look For Fall Maxi Coats $60 Jr.'s favorite look for fall. A corduroy double breasted max! coat with a hood. Almonvine or green. In 100% cotton corduroy. Sizes 5-13. Jr. Coats--DILLARD'S-- · · Second Floor Now.. .Three Convenient Ways To Charge Thtw two popular cmM card* plus yow DlUanft cracM CM ..MM WLURO* and WLURD'S ^fair-sSi.^SUhTAi Op«n Monday Through Saturday 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. S88H5I . OZ1-TIT1 Rustic Charm, Beauty, Practicality! Broyhill PREMIER VU?HOISTEFIV It's hard to match the rustic charm, prac- i.caUty and beauty of this casual groups'"! by Broyhill Premier. 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