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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

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· Northwett Arkansas TIMES, Friday, Sept. 6, 19?4 FAYKTTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Official White House Squirrel Feeder Seeks Replacement Projects. After Joining «ri« Nnvy, he served as a congrcs-' slonal llnlsoii officer. : NORFOLK. Va. (AP) Navy Ens. Richard Feeney, 29. plans to relinquish his special presidential appointment as Of- icial White--House Squirrel Feeder to a younger -irmri. - Fceney was inimecl to Ihe singular, unpaid position in 1849. when lie was 5 years old by President Harry S. Truman. "It's a title I've cherished for many years, biit there comes a time when one must step down," the newly commissioned naval reserve officer said Wednesday. "I plan to write President Ford, telling him of the appointment's existence, and perhaps he'll find someone better for the job." When he was a child, Fecn and his mother would go to Lafayette Park, across from the While House, to wait for his father, Capt. Joseph Feeney Fcency was n Navay liaison officer and administrative assist- nt to Truman. "One day I met the President UK! told him that the Lafayette Park Squirrels were real t a t md that his own squirrels at he While House were skinny," Fcency recalled. Truman, he said, acknowledged this dire problem and. to remedy it, appointed the youns- ter Official White House Squirrel Feeder. At 'the lime, Feeney said, he was silting on the President's lap , in the West Wing of the White House. Newsmen overheard the conversation and asked-Truman to elaborate. ' "Those characters on the Hill (Congress) are om vacation,'-so I ' /don't .: need their confirmation," She President said. So the appointment Was is sued, with no expiration date and a stipulation that the jo!) 1 would be without', pay, . '. "Who wanted pay?" grinned Feeney, now stationed at Atlantic, Fleet headquarters here. "It w a s ' a lot of fun to feed the squirrels','.and I went to the White House as often as I could." Later, when word of the appointment spread, he said, the Fccneys were deluged with bags and boxes of peanuts from across tho country; When Fcenoy- grow up, -he went to work ' in the White House, himself--as assistant director 1 of 'the Office of Special IXPffMT WATCH HtPAIH ' · ' ' ' · t SWIFTS Intermission At Kennedy Center President Ford stands w i t h representatives of other presidential families during Intermission at the Kennedy Cen- ter Wednesday evening in Washington. From left arc: Margaret Truman Daniel; Ford; Ford's daughter Ssuan; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kobh; and Mr. and Mrs. David Eisenhower. (AP Wirephoto) Man Suing For Return Of Tithe Is Reimbursed MIAMI, Fla. (AP) -- A man who sued his church because he felt God had not rewarded his S800 in tithes has agreed to drop the suit after a San Antonio, Tex., businessman refunded his $800. Hugh McNatt, 43. of Miami, said in the suit that Rev. 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