Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on September 24, 1974 · Page 18
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 18

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 24, 1974
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T8 Norlhwost Arkansas TIMES, Tues., Sept. 24, 1974 FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS UNITICD NATIONS, N.Y. (Al') -- Secretary of Kliilc Henry A . . Kissinger comes lo grips today with the stubborn problem of Cyprus and ilic strained cliiliuns between Uio Unilcil Slates and Greece. Kissinger scheduled separate meetings with Greek Foreign Minister George Mavros and Turkish Foreign Minister Turati Gimes, who are atlenditif; (he United Nations General Assembly. There was speculation t h a t Kissinger might visit Cyprus during his trip to the Middle East in October and try to break the deadlock over the tu- Endangered Falcon Meiii7, Meng holds one of the ]i«iTS!i'iuc fiilcnns be b a s raised al Ills home in New Pall/., N . Y . The ornithologist lias been working for a decade to save (he endangered species frmn extinction. Recently he became (he first scientist lo release a pair of caplivc- lircd peregrines i n t o (lie wilds. (Al Wirephot») LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- An official of General Telephone Co. of the Southwest told the Arkansas Public Service Commission Monday that Ihe utility needed a $2.8 million rate increase to reinforce investors' - confidence in Ihe company. J. E. Graham of San Angclo. Tex., vice president and treasurer of the firm, said the ret u r n rate on General Telephone's common equity had de clined steadily since ISlGli -from 14.3 per cent lo 8.4 pel- cent last year. Tiie rale increase sought would produce equity earnings of 13 per cent, which Graham said was about the average of 10 utilities he considered com parable lo General Telephone. The 10 companies he used were gas and electric companies, including Arkansas Louisiana Gas Co., which had a return on common equity of 13.5 per cent in 1972. Kent Foster, attorney for the PSC, questioned Graham about the validity of comparing a Iclcphone company's need for a high rate of return with that ol the high-risk electric and g a 5 companies. Pat Mo'ran, PSC chairman also asked if a telephone com pany faced the same risks now as energy companies. G r a h a m said Ibat he did not mean t h a t but he said u t i l i t i e s generalh were not considered the best in vestments now. ; Graham said he feared Gen - eral Telephone's declining re : I urn would cause it to lose it. "A" bond rating. He said mere ly increasing the rale oi' r e t u r n '; sometimes was not sufficient ti ;- prevent a drop in bond rating. * Jf General Telephone lost il "A" rating, future bond issue . by tlie utility would cost its cut- · tomers millions of dollars, h ·-. said. ' General has 40 exchanges i ' Arkansas. Larger cities in th ; «tate served by General a r ', Texarkana, Stuttgart and Jack · sonville. ', Lee Pigg. assistant lo Ib . chief engineer of the PSC, lesl ed earlier that while Ibe utili- is providing adequate tele- hone facilities the quality of ervice falls short of standards slablishcd in PSC regulations. FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) -Two lawsuits have been filed at J.S. District Court here against he estate of Ralph Crosman, :ic pilot of a Texas Inter- ational plane that crashed into ^ich Mountain in Septcmhei 073 killing all 11 persons \board. Eina Tando, the mother o' Vlarella Lolzer, a stcwardncss ullcd in the crash, is seeking 5200.050 from Jerry Pruifl, spe ciai administrator of CrosmanV estate. Roberta T u m l i n s o n , Ihe ividow of William Tumlinson .he copilot, is asking for $1 mil lion. Both plaintiffs contend lha Crosman, 41, of Irving, T was guilty of negligent conduct Airs. Tando filed the litigatioi intler the wrongful death stal .lie of Arkansas. She seek $100,(100 in pecuniary loss am another $100,000 for the mcnta anguish suffered by her an other members of Miss Lotzer' family. M r s . Tumlinson seek pecuniary loss of $51)0,000 an another 5500.000 for menla anguish and for loss of Ihe io\ and companionship of her IIUE hand. T^e plane was enrontc froi El Joraclo to Texarkana. Ark when it disappeared Sept. 27. Official Sees t n r e of island. Kissinger ago lo go lo Cyprus and me- Ihe Mediterranean offered ;liate between Greece and Turkey, but the Greek response- fills Freeway LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A ale Highway Department offi- al said Monday in U.S. Dis- ·icl Court at Little Rock that e d i d n ' t believe there were ny viable alternatives to the obstruction of the Wilbur D. iills Frooway here. Carl C. McChesney of Bcntpn, cad of the advance planning ection of the Highway Depart- nbnl's planning and research ivision, made the remarks. Alternatives proposed by op- lOiients of the freeway. ilcChcsney said, did not take ito consideration the steadily icrcastng amount of east-west raffle in Little Rock and the ack of arteries to carry that raffic. The Highway Department nd the federal Highway Ad- ninistration are defendants in . suit filed by Arkansas Com- inmity Organizations for Re- orm Now who are seeking to top construclioti of tiie Iree- vay. Testimony in tlie case ended Monday and attorneys now will ilc depositions and stipulations efore submitting final briefs. ACORN has contended that .he environmental impact slate- neut prepared by the Elighway D e p a r t m e n t was inadequate. An Acorn witness testified that he statement ignored several alternatives to the project. McChesnuy responded Monday lhal the alternatives mcn- loned by the ACORN witness i n d n ' t been discussed in the slatement because they weren't viable alternatives. The freeway now is proposed · six-lane interstate h i g h w a y connecting Interstate '130 to Interstate 30 through central Little Rock. Loses Privileges MISSOULA. Mont, (AP) Montana Gov. Thomas L, Judge has lost bis big-game hunting privileges for six months in the state's most publicized elk poaching incident in years. Justice of the Peace J.G. Lamoreaux on Monday ordered Judge's S31IO bond forfeited and his oig game license suspended when Judge did not appear at a scheduled hearing. Judge tagged a young bull elk in an area open only for killing bulls with advanced horn development -- called irancb antlercd animals. . He said be first t h o u g h t he had nade a legal kill. The governor said be ex- icclccl (o he Ireated like any other hunter. But officials said .hey couldn't recall any hunter osing botl. license and a $300 aonri after turning himself in One o f f i c i a l said the usual forfeiture is $35. The Greeks b I a m e d the United States because it did not prevent the Turkish invasion ol Cyprus and then did not check the invasion force beTore il completed its conquest of t h e northern third of the island. There were anti-American dem onsfralions in Athens and olhei Greek cities, a n d "Kissinger! Murderer!" was a favorite cry of the demonstrators, Mavros also spoke to the as scmbly on Monday and tcrmet Turkey's occupation of norlhcrr Cyprus "the rape of a small, nonaligncd country by its fai stronger neighbor." He asserted (hat if the Unilcc Nations failed to force the Turks to withdraw I r o iv Cyprus, it mould founder- "ii the morass of ... moral weak ness" and this could kill the world organization. Turkish Ambassador Osman Olcay look the floor to accuse Clinton Seeks VAN B U K K N . Ark. (AP) Hill C l i n t o n , the Democratic nominee 1 for Congress in the 3rd district, campaigned here Moil- eritk'i'/ing the adtnlnis- Iration's f a r m policies and call- ins! for the firing of Agriculture Secretary Earl Blitz. Clinton, speaking the Crawford County Courthouse, said many actions by the ad- jninislrnlion and its supporters in Congress have, been detrimental to (he small farmer. He suggested several steps lo improve the conditions of the in Uio 3rd Dis- exporlation ol Mavros of gross distortion. lie said Turkey sent troops to Cyprus to save it from becoming a province of Greece. Turkey's intention, lie said, was to allow Cyprus to become "independent, nonalignecl, if it so do- ires." Among the speakers lo (be assembly today were Foreign Minister Andrei A. Grmnyko of Ibe Soviet Union, which also seeks a role in Hie Cyprus dispute, and Foreign Secretary James Callaghan of Britain, which with Greece and Turkey is a guarantor of the independence of Cyprus under the lildO treaty freeing it from British rule. Meanwhile, Archbishop Makarios, (he exiled president of Cyprus, was 'flying to New York to make liis second appearance at the United Nations trial i since a pro Greek coup over- Tex., threw him in July. ranch. family farmer trict, Citing the grain and the importation oi beef, Clinton repeated his demand of last March that prices of those items be regulated un til the domestic f a r m economy is under control. He said thai bis opponent H e p . John Paul Ham mersclmiidt, R - Ark., voted against strategic grain reserves and for financing the Russia] wheat deal. He also said Hammersclnnid! voted against the Emergency Farm Loan program, voted to reduce funds for the Rural En vironmental Assistance Pro gram and voted to allow for iner President Nixon to im pound funds for rural watei and sewer grants. Seeks Dismissal WASHINGTON (AP) -- For mer Treasury Secretary Join B. Connally has asked dis missal of all charges agains him in connection with an al leged $10,000 payoff for his help in securing a 1071 increase in (lie government's milk prici supports. A series of motions filed Mon day asked U.S. District Judg George L. Hart Jr. to throw on the charges of bribery, pcrjnr. and conspiracy or lo order 111 moved to San Antonio near Connally's catll Judge Rules Suspension Rules Al Liflle Rock Inadequate' LITTLE HOCK (Al 1 ) -- lutlgc G. Thomas Kisele of U.S. )istrict court here said Monday bat existing procedures under vhicli eight students were sus- lemleit from North Little Rock Northeast High School after a litilurbancc were inadequate. He ordered Mortli Little Rock officials to set constitutionally icceptnhle standards by Friday or reinstate the students. John W. Walker, attorney for seven black students suspended after the incident Sept. 13, bad 'iled suit seeking reinstatement of his clients and dismissal of c r i m i n a l charges brought Lifted in Greece ATHENS, Greece. A P ) The new Greek government has lifted the bun on the Communist party for Ihe first lime in 38 years and also announced that members of the military dictatorship that quit in lale July can run in the elections expected in November. Premier Constantino Cara- Hindis said the lifting of the re strictions "constitute the most important offer for the re-establishment of democratic legality." Interior Minister Christopher Slrapos announced that any civilians anil technicians who worked for the military regime wotdd also be allowed to participate in Ihe eleclions. The date for thp balloting has not been made public, but most observers expect it to be before ttie end of November. It will be the first free nalional election in Greece in 10 years. igainst some of them. The sumo day, Gary P. Barkel, altorncy tor on-: of the white students suspended, filed suit seeking reinstatement of his client. Walker's suit alleged in p a r t bat school officials did not .lave acceptable regulations for suspensions and expulsions. He said, therefore, lhat the o f f i - cials 'administered the disciplinary measures in an arbi- , r a r y and racially discriminatory manner. One main contention in bolh suits was that the students were not given hearings prior Lo suspension. Walker also accused school officials of deliberately bypassing the Pulaski County Juvenile Court in filing criminal actions against the students. .Both suits -had sought temporary restraining orders pending litigation suits. School officials testified that the suspended students wotdd not receive a hearing by the North Lilllc Rock School Board until criminal charges against them in North Little Rock municipal court were decided. George E. Miller, North Liltle Rock school superintendent, testified that the students probably would he given hearings about Oct. 3 *-. three weeks after they were suspended. Eisele said that in the future he didn't think the court could tolerate suspensions of two weeks without a hearing. EXPERT WATCH REPAIR SWIFTS Zt North rcwfc S. On The Road NEW YORK ( A P ) -- Former Beallc George Harrison will on the road Nov. 2 for his first American tour since 1(166. Harrison will appear in 25 cities and will be accompanied by Indian sitar player Ravi Shanknr. Harrison's last American appearance was at Madison Square Garden in 1871. Tennessee Sour Mash Whisky, ©nij ge - It hurts to be as well-loved as the other Tennessee Sour Mash Whisky and not as well-known. 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