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24 · Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Sept. 25, 1974 FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Cosmonaut Inspection Russian Cosmonaut Aleksey inspection of the Ciear Lake the training the Americans A. Lconov, center, pulls a rifle inspection on weapon of Alice Nelson, 14, Tuesday at High School honor guard. The American Astronauts led and Russians have been going through as they prepare for the C o s m o n a u t s on a the joint space mission next n i l L U I l K T i a U l l , 11, A U U a i l Q J 11* mi, -u *r .1 **» u » u -- u « -- -- j -.- _ , , . 1. 1 \ Houston. At left Astronaut tour of an area high school, summer. (AP Wirephoto) Thomas P. Stafford lei the The tour was a break from Farmers Get Greater Share Of Marketbasket Dollar WASHINGTpN (AP) -Farmers received a little more last month ot what consumers spent for food, according to the latest marketing study by the Agriculture Department. Officials said Tuesday that a market basket of U.S. farm- produced food cost a record annual rate of $1,751 in August, up $25 from July. Higher returns to farmers accounted for $22 of the increase, with middlemen getting S3 more as their share. The report said farmers in August received an equivalent of 41.7 cents of each $1 shoppers spent in retail stores for U.S. farm-produced food, up slightly from 41 cents in July. In August last year the farm share was 51.9 cents of each food dollar spent. Over a one-year span, the fig- ures showed, it has been the middleman who has contributed most to higher food costs. In August 1973, the market basket was $1,653 on an annual basis. That means the indicator has gone up 598 since then. But the let increase occurred this way: During the year the farmer's share of the basket dropped $134. Middlemen, who process and sell food in the farm-to-consumer pipeline, increased their margin by $232 on an annual basis. Put still another way, accord ing to USDA's market baskei figures, the farmer's share o: the year's food bill -- computer for a theoretical household o 3.2 persons -- went down 15 per cent since August 1973 while the middleman share increased 28.3 per cent. Oklahoma Oil Production Drops OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla AP) -- Oil production in Okla ioma continued to decline i September and the State Corp a ration Commission continue the 200 per cent allowable fo another two months. Dan R. Dunnett, director the commission's conservatio division, testified Tuesday a the bi-monthly market (It manded hearings that durin the 14 days of September OkU ioma wells averaged 468,6 barrels a day. A year ago, daily pipeline d liveries averaged 504,780 ba rels a day. They dipped belo the half-million barrel mark : December and exceeded th. figure only once since then, February. In a related action, the com mission ordered Norge fie production cut from 5,000 ba rels to 1,000 barrels a day. Tl action was taken until the Sta Supreme Court decides the ] gality of a unitizaztion plan f the 4-year-old field. Senate Action Expected To Assure Availability Oi Tapes WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bills assure that former President chard M. Nixon's White ovise tapes and papers will be ' ' Wat ailublc for Watergate pro- edings are headed for House id Senate action. The House Appropriations immitlee has deleted from a xon appropriations measure e money for a vault to store e tapes near San Clemente, alif. And the Senate Govcni- ent Operations Committee ap- roved an agreement to super- the Sept. 7 Nixon docu- ents agreement and to pro- bit destruction of any of the pes or papers except as pro ded by Congress. Meanwhile, one of the defend- nts in the cover-up trial said e plans to call 80 witnesses in- ucling Secretary ot State Hens' A. Kissinger and outgoing «iite House Chief of Staff Alxander M. Haig Jrj In other Watergate-related evelopments Tuesday: --U.S. District Judge John J. irica set a hearing for Monday whether to allow transcripts ' taped presidential conversa- ons to be used in the cover-up rial. The accuracy of tran- cripts of 33 conversations is eing challenged by x defense awycrs. --President Ford informed a louse subcommittee that he vill offer no further ex- ilanations of his pardon of Nix- in. --California Ally. Gen. Evelle '. Younger asked Special Wa- ergate Prosecutor Leon Javorski to give him any information that might be used in ny state prosecution of Nixon. Besides Kissinger and Haig, awycrs for former White louse adviser John D. Ehrlichman said they plan to call former presidential Press Secre- ary Ronald L. Ziegler and James D.'St. Clair, an attorney who represented the former Resident. Jaworski, meanwhile. released his own list of 44 witnesses for the trial that begins Tuesday, including former FBT Director L. Patrick Gray III and the foreman of the grand jury that indicted the defendants, Vladimir Pregelj. Both Ehrlichman and Jaworski have subpoenaed Nixon to testify. The bill approved expects House actions on the bill early next week. The Senate bill, approved 9 to 0. would require that the materials be made available for sub- loenaing for Watergate proceedings, with priority given to he needs of Special Prosecutor .... Jaworski. Sen. Gaylord Nelson. D-Wis., chief sponsor of the bill, said it would revise the provision in the Sept. 7 agreement under which Nixon could destroy any of the tapes after Sept. 1, 1979, and which provided for destruction of all the tapes on Nixon's dea^h or Sept. 1, 1984. whichever came first. The Sept. 7 agreement requires that Nixon's papers be jointly held by himself and the government for three years and the tapes for five years for subpoena for judicial proceedings onnnin^^ Today In History by the House Appropriations Committee Tuesday includes $398,100 expense money for Nixon but none of the $110,000 requested for a vault near San Clemente in which to secure the anes and naoers. The $398,000 approved for Nixon to wind down his affairs is a $452,000 cut from the $850,000 President Ford requested for him. House Appropriations Chairman George H. Mahon said he By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, Sept 25, the 268th day of 1974. Then are 97 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1789, the firs U.S. Congress, meeting in Ne\ York, adopted ,12 amendment to the Constitution. Ten of th amendments became the Bill o Rights. On this date: In 1513, the Spanish explorer Balboa, crossed the Isthmus p Panama and discovered the Pa cific Ocean. In 1776, the American Revolu tionary War hero, Ethan Allen was- captured by the Britis and Indians as he led an attac on Montreal. In 1890, Yosemite Nationa Park in California was estab lished by an Act of Congress. In 1926, the Ford Motor Com pany made history when it e tablished an eight-hour day an a five-day week. In 1957, U.S. Army troop armed with rifles and bayonet escorted nine black childre into Central High School Little Rock, Ark. Ten years ago: The Unites Automobile Workers Union b gan a nationwide strike again General Motors after efforts ' reach a new labor agreeme: iiad failed. Five years ago: Israeli Pr mier Golda Meir was in Was with Pres program ington conferring dent Nixon on a Three Europe an coffee flavors arrive in America. long-range military and ec nomic aid for Israel. UT-Austin President Is Fired, Woman Replacement Is Named AUSTIN, Tex. AP) - Uni- rsity i aiiles of Texas Chancellor LeMaiptre' appointed r. Lorene L. Rogers as inters president of the Austin hool today after firing Presi- nt Stephen II. Spurr Tuesday. LeMaistre's office issued a element saying Dr. Rogers is e first woman ever named ·esident of a major coeduca- onal university in America. She began her duties at 8 m. today. Dr. Rogers was a vice presi- onl of the university from Sep- mber 1971 until Aug. 31 this ear. She has been on leave. The new president aisp is a rofessor of nutrition in the LeMaistre suid !us "con- [idcnce in the ability ol Dr. Spurr to administer the affairs of UT-Auslin effective and efficient manner has been severely eroded over the past few months. This erosion has been accelerated by a generally uncooperative attitude on the part of Dr. Spun 1 , and an effort on his part to discredit the chancellor and system administration 1 through direct contact with members of the board of regents." Board member Dan Williams of Dallas said he agreed with LeMaistre's action. He said that Spurr had contacted other regents "to discuss matters he ome Economics Department. Dr. Spurr was fired from his 49,000 job in what one XJT re- ent called a personality con- ict and what LeMaistre ermed a generally uncoop- rative attitude. The board of regents planned o meet at 4 p.m. today to con- ider the action. "I would tliink there would be vote taken in such a manner as to know .whether Dr. Le- laistre is being backed up or sn't," said regent Dr. James ~. Bauerle of San Antonio. Bauerle said he would vote to uphold LeMaistre's decision and predicted a majority of the line-member board would o ikewise. UNCOOPERATIVE ATTITUDE LeMaistre said tersely that Spurr had a "generally uncooperative attitude" and had at- empted to discredit the chancellor and Ins administration with the powerful board of UT regents. LeMaistre, who said Spurr las refused to resign, said he vould have no more to say un- il he made a full report to the regents. ' Spurr said he knew nothing of ·he move to oust him until Monday and would have no more to .say until he knew further particulars. Other university officials had no comment. In a brief release through his administrative office, Le- Maistre pointed out that the chief administrative officer in each of the institutions in the statewide UT system "is responsible to the chancellor and has access to the board of regents only through the chancellor." "My action is based upon this unquestioned authority," Le- Maistre said. The chancellor said he asked Spurr's resignation in an effort "to resolve this matter in the manner least disruptive of the university . . . he has refused and my action is in consonance with my best judgment as to the proper course of action." should have been discussing with Dr. LeMaistre." Bauerle said he knew of no end rims by Spurr around Le- Maislro to the regents but asserted that Sptirr had not provided eno.ugh leadership to suit LeMaistre. "More than : anyhling else, It was a personality conflict between Dr. LeMaistre und Dr'. Spurr," Bauei'lo said. Spurr, 54, underwent heart surgery in June to correct a, blocked artery. He has been UT--Austin president since July 1, 1971. He was recruited from the University of Michigan where he had been vice president and graduate dean. His academic speciality is forest ecology, and his father, Jc- siah Spurr, was a pioneer in lunar geogology. (AP Wireplioto) FORMER UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT .. .reads a copy of the student newspaper The Daily Texan m his cilice Tuesday morning. 'A news release later in the day announced he had been relieved oj administrative duties as president In introducing General Foods International Coffees, we borrowed a few of the best coffee ideas the Europeans ever had. Cafe au Lait, the smooth, light coffee with a deep French roast flavor. 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