Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 2, 1974 · Page 9
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October 2, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

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to · Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Oct. 2, 1974 FAvrrTEViLLt, ARKANSAS Plenty Of Gas At Low Prices line up to buy gas at jjhis station in Dallas where ^prices are much lower than other stations in (he neighborhood. The owner, Jerry Davis, is pumping all ilie regu- lar and unleaded gas he can get at 40.6 cents a gallon for regular and 41.6 cents a gal- lon for unleaded. (AP Wire- photo) NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES Little Rock Adopts New Pay Plan, Wages Up 12 Per Cent LITTLE ROCK CAP) -- The .ittle Rock Board of Directors dopted a new pay plan Tues- «y night that will give all 1,250 ily employes pay raises aver- ging 12.1 per cent beginning Oct. 28. The increase will add $1,218,84 to the city's annual payroll if $11 million and will be fi- lanced from federal revenue liaring funds and unspent operational funds from the 1974 mdget. Later Tuesday night, a"bout 00 members of Loral 34 of the nternational Association of Firefighters ended their own meeting with the traditional humbs-down gesture of dis approval. "The men were very upset and displeased.," said Capt. John Uekman, president of Local 34, "We are real dissatisfied with the raises we did get." Uekman said the firefighters did not take any formal action at the meeting other than to show unanimous displeasure with the board's action. "We are settin g up committees to study further ac :ion," Uekman said. "Past this, L just don't know," Asked if the committees in eluded a strike committee or il the possibility of a strike was discussed, Uekman . replied "No comment." The new pay plan did not in elude any provision for grant ing firemen equal pay with po Hcemen, as the [iremen have demanded. The plan gives greater per centage increases to employe; vith lower salaries,'but It was dopted with two board mem- icrs insisting that the raises or low-income workers Were nsufficient. Union representatives made imilar statements, indicating hat the plan may not solve the abor problems that apparently ipeeded its adoption. The pay of a Fire Depart ment hoseman wilh about three years' experience would be in creased by 12.7 per cent, from $688 a month to $775 a month. The pay of. Fire Department drivers and Police Departmen patrolmen with about three years' experience would rise 'rom $763 to $857 a month, at ncrease of 12.3 per cent. The $16-a-month raise tha the city's lowest-paid employe: ivould get under the plan wa: 'really paltry," Jeane Lambie president of State Council 38 o the American Federation o State. County and Municipa Employes, said. "I thought you weren't going to shaft us, but you did," sh told .City Manager Carletoi McMullin after the board mee: ing. LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The Louisiana Nevada Transit Co. s seeking n substantial in- reuse in the rales it charges .bout 1,550 natural gas custom- n's In Southwest Arkansas. The customers live at Bradey, Taylor, Fulton, Saratoga, VIcNab and Okay, which are in Icmpstcm', Howard, Bradley ind Columbia counties. They nclude farms that tap into o u i s I a n a Nevada's transmission line from Louisiana and small commercial and small industrial customers. Louisiana Nevada asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission on Tuesday to grant EVEREST 40ENNIN6S WHEELCHAIRS FOLDS TO 10" RENTALS * SALES FayetteviHeDraf E. Side Square 4*2-73(5 Rale Increase Is Sought ho proposed rate increase. Louisiana Nevada said It wai operating at a loss in Arkansas, having lost $576,000 In 1973. Tho proposed new rates would produce annual revenues of $200,132 which still would be $116,000 below the company's costs, the application said. 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Can "Stock Up On NABISCO 'CRACKERS Jl-lb. Pkg. : and '·Unity i MUSHROOM SOUP rlOVi-oz. Can Green Giant Niblcts GOLDEN CORN 12-oz. Cans Banquet Frozen COOKIN BAGS 5-oz. Pkgs. Phillips Unique MOTOR OIL Clear Sailing CUT GREEN BEANS ISV-z-oz. Cans 4 F Golden Krust or Kale's Farms FRESH BREAD T-lb. Loaves 3:89 We Have Arkansas Country Honey and New Crop Sorghum Weight Watchers Lemon-Lime, Root Beer, and Cola SOFT DRINKS Qt. Bottles 351 Golden Crown PURE LEMON JUICE 24 Or. Bottle 49 Fireside VANILLA WAFERS 14 Oz. Bag 48 PRODUCE DEPARTMENT Fresh Green Red Tokay Grapes Red Potatoes 10 Ibs. Fresh Radishes bag Carrots Ib.bag Unity ICE MILK All Flavors '/2-Gal. Ctn. Unity PURE BUTTER l-lb. Pkg. Unity BROWNIE MIX 22!/2-oz. Box 59' MEAT DEPARTMENT Baby Beef SIRLOIN STEAK Ib. 1 19 Baby Beef T-BONE STEAK Ib. 1 45 Baby Beef RIB STEAK Ib. 1 19 Baby Beef CHUCK ROAST Ib. 69 Baby Beef CHUCK STEAK Center Cut ^m «% A PORK 139 CHOPS Ib. Thin Slice Breakfast CHOPS Ib. 159 V 4 Pork SLICED 98 WE GLADLY REDEEM USDA FOOD STAMPS I Hours: 7 to 9 Man. thru Sat. -- 8 to 6 Sun.| Trend Powdered DETERGENT Giant Box 69 | Prices Effective Thru Soturdoy j

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