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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 14

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Ail 4 Norlhwoit Arkansas TIMES, TUBS., Sept. 24. 1974 FAYETTEVILLC, ARKANSAS Pepper Officers The Fayefteville fflgh School Peppers wilt be attending all out of town games this year. Officers of Hie Pepper squad are, top row from left, SHS- an Talley, recording secretary; Sharon Higgs, president; Marsha Bromley, ser- gcant-at-arms; and, bottom row, from left, Robin Jowers, song leader; Lynn ?apizan, vice president; Pain Horton, treasurer and Natalie Erlich, corresponding secretary. Tlie Peppers will be sporting n e w jackets and uniforms t h i s year. (TIMESuliolo by Chuck Cunningham) Frost Deals Corn, Soybean Producers Another Big Blow BOONE, Iowa (AP) -- An early killing frost has dealt weather-stricken Midwest corn .-and soybean producers another Slow and may mean higher consumer prices on meat, milk and eggs. Officials say freezing temperatures which settled across the Upper Midwest on Saturday and Sunday nights may have caused the loss of another 200 million bushels of corn, and the figure on soybean loss could be twice as great. One result may be consumers paying "still higher prices for meat, milk and eg?.s," says Walter Goeppinger, chief ad- Pejovich To Speak At UA Dr. Svetozar Pejovich, a professor of economics at the University of Ohio, will deliver the Phillips Petroleum Distinguished Lecture at the University of Arkansas Friday, according to Dr. John P. Owen, dean of the College of Business Administration. Dr. Pejovich, who is serving as a visiting professor at the University of Dallas, will speak at 9:30 a.m. in the Graduate Education Auditorium on "The Concept of Property .Rights and the Modern Corporation." The lecture is open to the public and is free. Dr. Leonard A. White, chair man of the D e p a r t m e n t of ECO nomics, said the University "is fortunate to have a scholar of Dr. Pejovich's reputation visit the campus." He said the professor had published several books and more than 30 articles in national and international journals, including the Journal of Economic Literature, the National Tax Journal, the Journal of Law and Economics, and the Western Economic Journal. He also serves on the Board pC Editors or The Review of Sflcial Economy and Modern Age. Soviet Diplomats Live In Luxury i CENTREVILLE, Md.(AP) -; Soviet diplomats are living in I grand style at their Eastern ; Shore retreat, stocking it with comforts that would have made ± a czar envious... .. After buying a luxurious cs- ' t tate at Pioneer Point for more than SI million, the Russians ·.acquired two yachts, importec f a speedboat for waterskiing, in jstalled air conditioning, im /proved the tennis courts anc '. touched up the swimming pool. - The resort, formerly owned ,by businessman John Jacob ''Haskob, includes two mansions on 40 tree-shaded acres with ijsandy beaches along tire Cor {pica and Chester Rivers. [(' Victor Ivanov, resident rnan .fger of the .estate, says the re ·prt is used for relaxation bs soviet diplomats and their fam .·(lies who come from Washing ·Ton, often in groups of about 50, '£ They amuse themselves play ing tennis, soccer, table tennis, fishing, skiing and swimming! Jvanov said. .' At one recent party, the So .Met diplomats invited local .i;0yernment officials and pro yKed seemingly unending sup- lies of lobster, vodka and caviar. 'f "You'd think they were capi- jjajists," one neighbor com- Jnenlcd. ministrative officer of the Na- ional Corn Growers Association in Boune. 'American farmers would irobably have raised a record i.l billion bushel corn crop this year," he said on Monday. 'After the spring storms and summer drought, it was looking "ike a crop of 5 billion bushels. "But the frost damage has covered such a wide area that 4.8 billion bushels is the max- mum that can be expected. It could be less." SPRING DAMAGE Severe spring storms washed away much newly planted corn and soybean seed or delayed plantings, then a summer drought.laid waste to thousands of acres ot prime cropland. Now the unseasonably early frost has taken its toll of imma- ,ure corn stands in Iowa, No- )raska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Illinois and Michigan, Goeppinger said. Delayed plantings of corn resulted in later-maturing plants which were more susceptible to 'rest. For that corn to develop 'it needed a later-than-average tilling frost date, instead of an earlier one," Goeppinger said. Dr. Harvey Thompson, an Iowa State University agronomist, estimated the Iowa corn loss from frost alone at 40 million bushels, or 4 per cent of a predicted one billion bushe! harvest. "The percentage loss on soybeans will be more than double the loss on corn," Thompson said. "Because of the spring rain, hardly any beans were planted on lime, and a lot were replanted a couple of times." Goeppinger said corn produC' ers in the seven-state Upper Midwest area who were hit by the drought and then the fros' "are really paying the bigges price. Probably in many cases they may not get 15 to 20 bush els to an acre. And in some cases there is complete fail lire. 1 * Corn producers in recenl years have consistently har vested more than 100 bushels an acre. Goeppinger said .higher prices for corn will cause beef poultry and hog producers -who use the grain for fattening livestock -- to reduce the amounts they send to market. Yard Decorations Stolen From Home Two concrete toad stools three concrete elves, and fou assorted concrete animals were reported missing Monday from the front yard of Al Brewer Route 3, Springdale. Brewer told Sheriff's deputiei that the yard ornaments ranged from five to 15 inches in height He said that an orange Volks wagen car had been seen nea: his home about the lime of thi theft. Brewer believed that thi thieves would have taken more ornaments if his dog had no chased them away. To Attend Meetina Dr. David E.R. Gay, assis'an professor of economics at th University of Arkansas, will re present the University's De pai'lment of Economics at th conference of the Atlantic Eco nomic Association Friday an Saturday, according to Dr Leonard A. White, chairman o the Department. Dr. Gay will serve as a mem her of a panel on "Internationa Economics" at the conference The Association's publication Atlantic Economic Journal, ha accepted an article by Dr. Gay entitled "Inflation in the Deve loping Economies: A Com ment," which will he printed in the November issue. Area Red Cross Assisting in Honduras Relief Emergency relief donations o r the hurricane-stricken people of northeast Honduras are being accepted by the Amerian National Ked Cross, according to J u n e Gibson, area director for the organization. Mrs. Gibson said that the Washington County Chapter has already begun receiving dona- ions from local citizens. She said that the chapter is workinj h r o u g h the internal ion a" ^eague of Red Cross Societies. The donations will be usec 'or clean-up of the devastator caused by Hurricane Fifi lasl week which left over 5,000 mown dead. Emergency sup 3lies and equipment will also ie furnished by the Red Cross for the 150,000 persons driven Tom their homes by the torren :ial rains and 130 mile an hour vinds of the hurricane. Mrs. Gibson said donations can be mailed to the chapter office at 111 W. Lafayette St. Fayetteville. Congressmen View Gold FORT KNOX, Ky. AP They were stacked from floor to ceiling: 36,236 golden bar valued at $498,823,244.58. "Tt's a sight to t a k e your breath," said Mary Brooks, di rector of the Mint, who led a delegation of congressmen am" newsmen through the U.S. goli depository here on Monday. It was the first time since tin two-story vault was built ii 1936 that "unauthorized person nel" have been permitted in side. President Franklin E Roosevelt saw the gold in 1943 but even he had to ask per mission, Mrs. Brooks said the in spection was arranged so tha the Mint "can clear away th cobwebs and reassure the pub lie that their gold is intact an safe." The question had arisen las July when Hep. Phillip M Crane, R-lll. quizzed Treasur Secretary William E. Simo about recent reports -that th vault was empty. Crane suggested that som members ot Congress migl want to take a look at the gol and Simon obliged. What Crane saw at the depos itpry was enough to convinc him that the reports were un founded. New Nickname SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) San Antonio's new entry in th North American Soccer Leagu has been given the nicknam Thunder. Ward Lay of Dallas, presi dent of the team, announce San Antonio Thunder was se lectcd from more than 1,500 er tries in a name contest. Mike Boyle has been name general manager of the team Boyle was general manager o the San Antonio Brewers mino league baseball club in th Texas League last season. 5V 4 % 6Va% 6 3 A% 7'/ 2 % We have a savings program and Interest rate to meet your needs, Fayetteville Savings Loan Association 201 N. Eut Avenue Sprlngdale City Council Faces Brief Agenda SPRINGDALE -- City coun- cilmcn look forward to a brict meeting tonight at V:30 p.m. In he city administration building. Only two resolutions and two discussions are on the agenda 'or the regular session. In the first resolution, the city s asked to grant an easement :o build a water and sewer line urban renewal's Crutcher Subdivision. The second resolution calls 'or the appointment of David Howell, Dr. N,D. Heathman and John Box to the Sliilo Museum Board for five year terms each, to expire in 1379. Alderman Jerry C. Clark is expected to make a recommendation [rom the city planning commission to the council concerning rezoning regulations. Vice - m a y o i Charles McKinney will discuss the recently-passed federal Housing and Community Development Act. Resigns Post' BOSTON (AP) -- Michae Tilspn Thomas, the main sues conductor of the Boston Sym phony Orchestra, has resigned his post. Thomas, 29, served as assist ant conductor of the orchestra and as music director of the New York Philharmonic Or chestra's young people's con certs and as music director o the Buffalo Philharmonic Or ehestra, A Boston Symphony spokes man, who announced Thomas resignation on Monday, sai( Thomas would continue to con duct some concerts for the or chestra. But the spokesmai said Thomas wanted more time for his other activities. Weapon Found Near Body Sheriff Bill Long, right, places weapon found near a badly decomposed body discovered near Prairie Grove. Sunday, Into casket with remains (o lie sent -to Little Rock for fur- thcr examination. With Long arc ambulance operator Lloyd Wayne Luglnhucl, center, and an unidentified funeral home employe. (TIMESphoto Ken Good) by Firm Seeks Okay To Borrow Funds LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Perco Telephone Co., asked the state Public Service Commission today for permission to borrow about $1 million from the federal government to increase plant facilities and upgrade service. ' The company operates a telephone system in the towns of Perryville, Perry, Houston, Bigelow, Casa, Adona and Hollis. The money would be repaid over 35 years at 7.5 per cent interest. In another application, the Delta Mobile Telephone Co., headquartered at Lake Village, asked PSC permission to establish a radio-telephone communication system in Ashley Coun ty. The Ashley County operation would be headquartered at Crossett and the system would interconnect with facilities of the Allied Telephone Co. -- NOW lmp:ondl Sbont, fonrrfittln wopoil fw I i"iKlbl« JrWJi.al h e m . back Hap.Sians In Iror" Salt fl«t 8?!n psd. N« sleet of loalte bands. UnecellKl for comfort. Fw men, women, dilWren. «. 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