Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on September 27, 1974 · Page 6
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 27, 1974
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· i Northwwt Arkanwt TIMES, Friday, S*pt. 27, 1974 F*YETT«VIVtE, AHK»M1A« Drug Abuse Authority Seeks Substantial Budget Increase LITTLE ROCK {AP) -- The Arkansas Drug Abuse Authority plans to ask the state legislature for more than $600,000 next year as part of its budget request for an .expanded program for the next two years. The budget request for the 1975-77 biennium was approved by the agency's board Thursday. The 5600.000 figure is more than SfjOO.OOO above what the stale gives the agency now. 'Miles Waldron, the agency's coordinator, conceded that i would take some groundwork by local groups that have beet funded and that are concerned about drug abuse and a good presentation before the legisla lure's Joint Budget Committee to gain approval of the request If the request · is granted aldron said, the money \vil nd the program at only 75 per ent of the need. He saitl the needs includec jreparation for a possible lealtn problem arising f r o m ie' increasing usa of mari- White House Casseroles Popular WASHINGTON AP -- Th First Family has been eatin more fish and less beef, an casseroles are' becoming a po ular main dish in House, according Ford. Whi Belt The \vife o f , President For told participants in Mayor Wa ter .Washington's: Consum Food Dollar Conference o Thursday that she has been tr ing to save money and co serve food. The problem uana. · "The information t h a t s come o our attention shows that lere's an overwhelming strong mssibility that even the cx- erimentation with marijuana ver several years is going to ive us problems that we mdn't anticipated," he told the oard members. Waldron read from a news- etler that .quoted recent testimony of scientists before the United States Senate Subcommittee on Internal Security. He said the testimony con- ributed to a "growing body of evidence" that continued use of marijuana among teen-agers and adults would cause irreversible brain damage, would in- erfere with cell division or ith the capacity of the cells to synthesize substances needed for growth, would lower one's Committee To Study Revision LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The legislative Joint Interim Committee on Revenue and Taxation voted Thursday to recommend legislation to the 1975 General Assembly to establish a commission , to study slate aws on the collection of tax a v e n u e i and · recommend langes. WaUer Skelton, assistant di eclor for revenues of the slate finance and Administration lepartment, said some change n the laws were needed anc lat a complete study and revi on would b« preferable t liecemeal revision. Skelton said if a commissio s established, it will be simila o the commission now wbrkin n revision of the state crim nal code. Back In The Sidesaddle Again of inflation forces everyone to "take a hard look at our own spending to insure that we get the best we can for each dollar," Mrs. Ford said. She was apparently referring only to family meals, since the White House is still serving lav- 'ish dinners for foreign visitors. . Chateaubriand iwth bernaise sauce was on the menu at a banquet for Italy's visiting president on Wednesday night. Traffic Accident Damages Awarded CROSSETT, Ark. (AP) - An Ashley County Circuit Court jury returned a verdict Thursday in favor of Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Co. ·and a Crossett teacher and coach in connection with a Iraf- ' fie accident in which four persons were killed. W. H. Blankenship had filed a '· suit seeking $900,000 in dam- \ .ages hi connection with the traffic collision between all school bus and a pickup truck. His son, William R o g e r s ! Blankenship, 22, the truck driver, was killed as were three] passengers in the truck. Most of the testimony in the | four-day trial was concerned ' with the absence of a stop sign at an intersection three miles I east of here where the accident [| happened on Oct. 26, 1973. ' Harold Wayne Dyer,; the school bus driver, testified thai I he did not see a sign controlling ' traffic on the gravel road in which the bus was traveling. Several witnesses testified that|| there was not a stop sign facing traffic in the direction in which the bus was traveling and also that a grove of pine trees and high weeds made the corner a| blind corner. Excerpts [CONTINUED FROM PAGE FOUR) | It's aim 1» to present an idea in forceful and surprising terms . . .The trick is to picture the idea in visual terms. This means finding appropriate symbols...Pulling if off usually requires some notion of the possi- bilites as well as the limitations of the camera. It also requires an idea of the photo budget. Though some concepts can be very economical to execute, others can become grandiose and expensive." "Reasons behind the popu larity of concept photography today are not hard to find. It reflects the increasing number of articles dealing with abstract ideas and general trends. It appeals to the heightened visual sophistication of the TV-educated readers. It makes a simple and strong statement to grab the attention of increasingly busy readers. Concept photography is high velocity communication . ability to resist diseases, would reduce hormone levels in the male sperm count, would cause a greater potential for cancer arid the ' birth of deformed babies. "If the. evidence is there, Waldron said, "in two or three years, we may have a health problem in Arkansas...that we hadn't anticipated....!!^ frightening....It makes our prevention program that more important." He stressed that he was not prepared to accept the testimony "point blank...but it is rather high-powered evidence we've got to start thinking about now." Sidesaddle may be an elegant neither easy nor elegant. Miss way to ride, but Carol Sfecenes Skeenes, a student at Mercer of Florence, N.J. finds t h a t County Community College, getting on the horse can be finally got the hang «f it in spite of her wearing a l o n g blue velvet Victorian-era gown. She was attending a sidesaddle "clinic" Kitted *t recapturing an old ridinj style. (AP .Wirephoto) State Scholarship Possibility Studied LITTLE HOCK AP) - A legislative committee deeidec Thursday to look into the possi bility of using state funds for scholarships to needy -collegf students to pay for their dor mitory rental and part of theii food expenses at state in ititutions. The legislative Joint interim Committee on Education asked he institutions to provide their reaction to the idea by its October meeting. Rep. Julian D. Slreetfc of Camden, who made the sugges lion, said it would be one way to help colleges and universities meet their bond payments. College and university flffi cials have expressed fears tha declining use of residence hall and college cafeterias might eopardize their ability to pay iff bonds. There have been sug' !eslions that state revenues might be used to meet such contingencies. rt Street! said that offering scholarships to needy students who would stay in the residence halls rather than in off-campus housing and who would eat in campus cafeterias would he a way for the state to subsidize the institutions' auxiliary funds which are used to pay off rev nue bonds. Colson Submits Pardon Petition WASHINGTON (AP) -' Charles W. Golson, imprisoned one-lime special counsel to f6ri, mer President Richard M. Nix* on, has asked President Ford for a pardon, a White Hous»; spokesman says. ' Colson's lawyer submitted « pardon petition to Ford within i week or two after Ford granted an unconditional pardon' 'to" Nixon on Sept. 8, Deputy Press; Secretary John W. Hushen saicj on Thursday night. Hushen said the petition was forwarded routinely to Justice Department pardon attorney Lawrence Traylor and is stilt being evaluated for a recommendation to Ford. " Colson, a former political ad-, viser to Nixon, is serving a! prison term of one to three years on his plea of guilty last June ' to obstruction of justice; Phouma Improved VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) Premier Souvanna Phouma, recovering on the French Riviera from a heart attack suffered a month ago, is making good progress and is expected to return to Laos on Oct. 15, a government spokesman says, Big Savings On Gas and Electric Orig. $22 and More Famous Maker Half Size and Missy Dresses 97 Take your pick of several styles in famous make dresses at Record Days savings! 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