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Wednesday, September 25, 1974
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sion Tuesday. But, commission AHD Employes Complain Of Discrimination LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Ltoyd Brammer, international representative ot the Laborers International Union of North Amcr ica, read a list of grievances from Highway Department em- ployes lo the Highway Commis- Kissinger Offers Aid In Resolving Cyprus Dilemma members Pirst Lady Speaks Mrs. Betty Ford, wife of the President, addresses a fundraising luncheon in Chicago Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Ford is in her Ijirthplacc city to help raise funds for 14 Republican women candidates running for stale and county offices in Illinois. (AP Wire- photo) . Clemency Procedures Move Faster Than Was Expected decided not, set up ,1 meeting to other complaints, saying department could- hear through regular contended that the 221 highway em- ployes who did not get raises in were discriminated against because of their union Henry Gray, department director, told Brammer that all 4,000 employes re- raise authorized by the legislature during the special session this summer. In ad- bul 221 received a second raise from the commis- Sinith, commission explained that of were new em- ployes and 117 were not recommended for the second raise by their supervisors. Smith said he did not even know who belonged to the union . Brammer also contended that the department's grievance procedure did not work because at least one employe who complained was fired. Smith denied knowledge of the alleged incident. Brammer said one foreman required prospective employes to buy a car from his car lot before being hired and that he then permitted them to earn vertime pay to make their car ayments. Smith said any employe who vas required to buy a car in rder to be hired should report -ie incident to the commission. UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) -- Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger has told Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko that he is ready to play an active part in, resolving he Cyprus crisis. Kissinger held separate meel- ngs Tuesday with the foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey and then discussed the sessions with Gromyko at dinner Tuesday night. I n f o r m e d sources said Gromyko reiterated his government's proposal for an IB-nation, conference on Cyprus. But the sources said Kissinger would press ahead with his own personal attempt to get the Greeks and Turks into negotiations on the future of the war- torn island. Kissinger and Gromyko also discussed prospects for a Middle East settlement and the American's plans to visit Mos cow late next Monday for nego tiations on the limitation of nu clear arms. State Department spokesman Robert, Anderson said the ques CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. (AP) --- Charley McFarland spent his 25th birthday at the Camp Atterbury Amnesty Center today, with a chance of completing the process for an undesirable discharge before the day ended. He and 228 other former soldiers, sailors and Marines were moving through the clemency procedures much faster than the military staff had expected. When the center re-opened on Monday, the staff thought it would take four days to process each deserter, starting with an orientation session and ending with an undesirable discharge from the military. But Maj. J. Thomas Kallunki, Army public information offi cer, "said on Tuesday the proc ess was working out to aboul two days -- largely because the staff was working far into the Ordnance at night. Maj. Larry- D. Scott, Army chaplain who has talked to more than half the men at the center, said most of them deserted because of persona problems and not political be liefs. McFarland, who lived in Lo .ngeles, was a fugitive from lililary justice from 1968 until is arrest by FBI agents on ,ept. 9. He said he was wilh the 71sl Sill, Okla. 'hen his father suffered a se ·ere heart attack. "I got emergency leave am u s t d i d n ' t McFarland said. go back,' He married tion of more Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union did no come up. There had been speculation that Kissinger's meeting will the Greek and Turkish minis ters would set the stage fo some Cypriot peacemaking dur ing his visit to the Middle Eas in October. But Greek Foreign Ministc George Mavros told newsmen "If the secretary wants to go t Ankara it might be useful, bu Athens is not the place" for hi personal diplomacy since "it i urkish aggression" that is the roblem. Kissinger again Sunday evening r hen the secretary of state re urns to New York for more ncetings with torergn ministers llcnding the United Nations Jeneral Assembly. As Kissinger stood smiling icside him, Mavros said they alked "in a very friendly at mosphere." After the Turkisl nvasion of Cyprus in July, lh ircek government accused thi U.S. government of favoring he Turks, and Mavros rejectee an invitation to come lo Wash ngton for peace talks. Gromyko in an address lo thi Jeneral Assembly Tuesda: aid the improvement in Soviel American relations "has gon "urther lhan good wishes an ,'crbal assurances." He also had some unusual! conciliatory words for Israel aying: "The Soviel Unio stands in favor of Israel exis ng and developing as an incle lendent sovereign stale." Bu ie warned Israel against hole Jig on to Arab territories cap :uicd in the 1967 war and calle for speedy resumption of th Arab-Israeli peace conferenc in Geneva with the Palestiniai taking their "rightful place" the negotiations. Tutwiler Best HILTON HEAD ISLAND S.C. -- Ed Tutwiler of I dianapolis tied a one-under-p, 70 to top the 132 entrants in tl 20th annual U.S. Golf Assoi alien's Senior Amateur Cham pionship. Bar To Rewrite F01 Amendment LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- A mmiltee of the Arkansas Bar ssociulion working on pro- sed legislation for 1975 will y to revise an amendment lo e Freedom of Information cl in lime for the House ol elegalcs meeting in late Octo- er, H. David Blair of Bates- lie, committee chairman, sale uesday. The House of Delegates re eclcd the proposal Thursday ecause the amendment woulc ave legalized all closed meet ;s of public boards and com scions with their allorneys Joards and commissions in Ar ansas now may hold closec mcelings only on personnc m alters. The House of Delegates re erred the proposal back to Ih urisprudence and Law Reform Committee to have the propos. arrowed to limit the subjec matter on which attorney :ould meet privately wit joards and commissions. Blair said Tuesday the pro posal had been sent to the com mittec by Jerry L. Canfieli 'orl Smilh city attorney. Canfield said Jerry McCon another Fort Smith attorney originally suggested the idea 1 James E. West, a lawyer in th same f i r m with Canfiel McCord is a member of a la 'irm that represents the Fo Smith School Board. James E. Sharp of Brinkle^ who succeeded West as Ba president this year, said Frida the House of Delegates referre the proposed F01 amendme: back to Blair's committee. Canfield sa id a compromi on his proposed FOI amen menl would be acceptable him and (hat he believed tl news media would agree to compromise. orlhwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Sept. 25, 1974 · AYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Tasty Dish A little girl, a refugee from Hurricane FiEi, munches on a meal pie al the refugee center Tuesday at Clioloma. Thmisnnds at persons in this area homeless as a result of Hie flood waters and mud slides. (AP Wircpholo) NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES Stan Smith Wins SAN FRANCISCO -- Stan Smith, seeded second, defeated John Holladay 6-4. 6-4 in the first round of an international open tennis tourney. lad one son and worked on con struction jobs in St. Louis am -OS Angeles under his own name and Social Security num ber for six years. Jim Noble, 24, Washington Courthouse, Ohio, also told a uncomplicated story. He desert ed from Ft. Bragg, N.C., o Feb. 2, 1970, after hasic train ing at Ft. Euslis, Va. Noble, a farm worker, said, "I planned to desert from my first day in the Army. I just didn't like being away from home." He went straight home and resumed work on two neighborhood farms. He said he turned himself in when he heard of the clemency program "because I wanted to clean it up. I'm trying for local alternative service." DILL/VFRD'S Senate Committee Pushes For II Per Cent Cut In Foreign Aid WASHINGTON (AP) -- A foreign aid authorization bill, already sharply reduced by Ihe House, is coming up for debate In the Senate where an effort is being made to cut it further. Debate begins today on the bill recommended by the Sen ate Foreign Relations Committee. It calls for spending $2.5 billion, 22 per cent helow the |3.2-billion program proposed by the adminislration. Sen. Frank Church, D-Idaho, Introduced an amendment to cut it another $400 million. The House voted Tuesday lo suspend military aid to Turkey until President Ford can certify "substantial progress" toward separation of Greek and Turkish forces on Cyprus. The 307 to 90 House vote added Ihe aid suspension amendment by Rep. Benjamin Roscnthal, D-N.Y., to a resolu tion to allow continued spend ing at last year's rale b; agencies for which regular ap propriation bills have .not ye been passed. The vote ignored a warning from Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger thai the restriction would "be destructive of ou negotiations" for a troop with drawal from Cyprus. The Church amendment t the Senate foreign aid hi would impose an overall $5-bil lion limit on U.S. foreign ak spending for Ihe 12 monlhs enc ing next June 30. The limitation would apply t economic and military aid pro grams authorized in the pern ing bill, ns well as food fo peace, foreign military sale and military aid lo South Vie nam funded under separate au thorizalions. Other proposed amendmeni would cut off military aid I Chile, reduce aid to Soul Korea and prohibit covert fo cign operations hy the Centre Intelligence Agency. Committee amendmcni would phase nut all militar grant aid over Ihe nexl thre TRI-LAKES ANTENNA Sales and Service New * Uicd Antcnnn color o Black * Whil* Bwllers · Towers Fre« Eitimatei 7S1-7D27 ·ars and gradually abolish ,S. military aid missions now cated in 45 foreign countries. No Shortage Frank Ikard, president of fhe American Pclroltum Institute told reporters his information indicates there will he no "great crises" over the next few months as far as the supply of gas and home heating oil is concerned. Mr. Ikard made the remarks at a' news conference at the Ninth World Energy Conference in Detroit Tuesday. (AP Wlrepholo) "the nicest shop in town" Christmas Layaway Event! Holiday Robes and Gowns Layaway now for Christmas Giving! 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