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Turned Off By Performance Of Officials Northweit Arkantai TIMES, W»d., Oct. 2, FAYITTKVILI.K, ARKANSAi 1974 · If Americans Stay Away From. P oils In Droves, Survey Shows By niCHAKD J. MALOY TIMES Washington Bureau WASHINGTON - Hero is a roundup of news Horns ·gathered by llic slair of our Washington off by the perform- .· Bureau. Turned ance ot their public officials, Americans have been slaying ;· away from Ihe polls in droves In recent years, according to :. a new Census Bureau report. ,: Most experts expect this v trend to continue in tlie ballol- ·:· ing across the nation this November because of the W a t e r g a t e scandal which created more disenchantment with officialdom. Ten years ago for the 1954 presidential election, 62 per cent of eligible voters went to the polls. During the 1972 presidential election, only 55.4 per cent of eligible voters cast ballots, In off-year elections, voter apathy is even more evident, according to the Census Bureau study. In the 1962 congressional election 46.3 per cent of the voting ugc population went to the polls. Then percentage dropped to 43.8 during the most recent off-year election in 1970. For this November's election, there will be about 145 million Americans of voting age. This is 20 million more than the number of eligible voters during the 1970 off-year election. Major reason for the increase was lowering of the voting age to 18 years after the 1970 election, which enfran chised about 12 million youths. Both Republicans and Demo- crats are worried about growing voter apathy. The major parties have been trying to combat the trend by sponsoring voter registration drives and conducting get-out-lhe-vote campaigns on election day. CAMPAIGN REFORM -- A measure spawned by the aimed abuses Watergate campaign scandal finance to reform laws has become bogged down in a dis pule between the House and the Senate which may passage this year. b a r Both bodies have passed bills ending widespread raising funds to 'inance political campaigns for federal office. There is agreement on financing future presidential campaigns with the $1 voluntary income lax checkoff, and on other provisions limiting the amount of donations which individuals and special interest groups can make. But the Senate bill has a provision providing for partial public financing of congressional races, and the House bill does not. The senators desire public inancing, because of the in- financing a creasing costs of Senate bid which can exceed SI million in big stales. However House members are dead set against the idea, because Ihey don't want public money financing efforts by opponents to unseat them. A House-Senate conference committee, trying to resolve differences between the two bills, has deadlocked on the public financing issue. Rep. Wayne Hays, D-Ohio, leader of the- House conferees, refuses to accept any type ot public financing for House or Semite contests. But Sen. Howard Canion, D-Nev.. leader of the Senate conferees, is insisting on the priviso. Reformers fear that if a bill is not enacted this year, while the memory of the Watergfitc scandal is chances for will be slim. PLAGUE -- Two rare cases of human plague have been uncovered in the U.S., the Public Health Service has reported. One involved a five-year-old SaltLake City hoy in August still fresh, the enactment later Seven Men Stand Trial For Defrauding Las Vegas Hotels SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) -. Defense lawyers promised · '· more questioning today for "'Gerald Lee Ray, who testified ' earlier that Perriday banker Jiimes W. Graves provided '·' credit which permitted five · men to bilk Las Vegas hotels of " $96,000 in 1970. _' Ray and Graves were among "seven men indicted on charges · of conspiring to commit fraud by wire and committing fraud : by wire. - MIA Families Warned Again Of Exploitation WASHINGTON (AP) -- Families of servicemen missing in - action have been cautioned by ' - { t i e Stale Deparlmenl to guard 1 against false hopes that some ·.'of the men may be alive. The warning came againsl " 'the background of what the ., agency called exploitation o! ' M I A families by a Chicago ·' minister, the Rev. Paul Lind .; strom, who claimed he ar "ranged a Mexico City meetin; between Communist agents anc the mother of a U.S. pilot sho down over Laos. "This report has alreadj caused a good deal ot anxieti and anguish among the families of our missing-in-action person nel," a department statemen said Tuesday. "We hope the MIA families will not hav their hopes raised falsely by this kind of unsubstantiated re port." The minister claimed he ar ranged a meeting last wee among Jean Masdonald, an Bv anston, III., widow, and tw men in Mexico who refused t give their names and idcntifie themselves only as Comma nists. Mrs. Macdonald said the me showed her a picture of a ma she identified as her son, an demanded between $25,000 an $500,000 for proof that her so is alive and to start negotia 'lions for his release from car tivity in Laos. Her son, 1st Lt. George Macdonald, a navigator aboar .an Air Force C-130 cargo plan was shot down Dec. 21; 197 over Laos. The government at Ihe defendants contends stayed in Las Vegas hotels between ;ril and Jane 1070, and that raves told hotel cashiers by lephonc that each had ac- lunts ranging from five to six gurcs. They were granted credit, ·osccutors said, and wrote cause of a hecks for $96,000, all of which Burger is ere stopped without payment. On trial ate Graves, former xecutive vice president of Dela Security Bank Trust ol erriday; James L. Jenkins ol lemphis, Tenn.; .Judson Lee Tane of Ferriday; Claude J calHon of Jack-son, Miss.; anc aymond L. Buckelew of Ho' prings, .Ark. Stephen A. Welch has died ince the indictments were anded up. Hay pleaded guilty 0 the charges. Ray testified Tuesday he ha; een paid $800 u month sinci )72 to participate in the feder 1 government's witness secur ,y program. He also ha rarked as an undercover agen or the Drug Enforcement Ad ninistration, he said. He told the court he was op rating a night club in Tulsa Okla., when Jenkins told hiir bout a banker who would pro jde instant credit. According to Ray, he am enkins went lo Louisiana i May 1970, met with Dran nd Graves and agreed fo each lo take one-third of iroceeds from the scheme. Ray testified they opened :hecking accounts with a $50 leposit and Ihen gaves Graves presigned stop orders for any checks. He said he and Jenkins went j Las Vegas, where each stayed in a different hotel and requested credit. After a call to ;he now-defunct Delta Security, ;hey were granted it. Ray testified that he cashed checks totaling $16,500 and that Chief Justice Recovers From Bicycle Injuries WILUAMSBUHG. Va. (AP) -- Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger has come iere to recuperate from in- uries suffered when his bicycle was struck by a car last month. His left arm in a sling be cause of a shoulder separation. receiving therapy at Witliamsburg Hospital every reatments iommunity morning. The chief justice also received five broken ribs and a broken finger when his bicycle was hit near his home in Arlington, Va. Burger said Arlington police ;ad determined that he was hit by drag racers while cycling at night. He said the driver of one of the automobiles apparently was trying to see how close he could come to the bicycle. The driver "just came too close," he said. Then for Tenkins received $20,000. both left town. Kay was on the stand three and one-half hours day. During cross - examination, Ray testified that before he gol into federal government work he received a suspended tence on a 1971 burglary conviction in Tulsa and received e two-to six-year suspended sen tence in the Oklahoma Penitentiary on a conviction for conspiring to commit arson. Disease Center Warns Of Port Chalmers Flu ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) -- The National Center for Disease Control predicts an influenza virus related to the London flu ·which brought widespread illness two years ago will strike n the United States this winter. The'virus is called the Port Chalmers flu because it was first isolated in Port Chalmers, ew Zealand. Dr. Lawrence Corey, acting chief of the center's influenza section, said outbreaks have been reported in Australia, the Far East and South America, indicating the virus will occur in the United States. Corey said a few isolated cases of the new virus already have been reported in Georgia and Mississippi. "There is an influenza vaccine for Port Chalmers and we strongly recommend vacination for persons of all ages who have chronic diseases and older persons, particularly those over 65 " said Corey. The Port Chalmers virus is nol likely to be as serious as the Hong Kong virus which caused more than 33,800 deaths in the winter of 1968-69, he said. STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULATION [A etc/ Austin 12, IS 70: Sfctfon 3685. Title 39. Unlltd Slate! Code) NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TTKKK Daily and Sunday except January 1, July It SEE INSTRUCTIONS ON PAGE 2 (REVERSED 2. DATE OF FILINQ 10-2-7t t Thanksgiving and Christmas. 212 North East Avenue, Fayettevilla, Washington- County, Arkansas 72701 Same Floyd Carl, Jr., Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701 Floyd Carl, Jr., Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701 7. OWNE R (If ovmed by a corpora tion, iti namt onS ttddrtts tnutt be ftattd and also Immed/altly thrreimdtr tht namtr and addrtats of tucKHaldtr* avnting or holding 1 percent or mart of total amount of Hock. If not owned by a carporatifn, the nam«t and cddreutsofOi* individual oivnen mutt be giitn. If ovmed by a partneuMp or other vnuicorpora ted firm, ta name tnd eddrttt, em w»tt n that of «*c* Inttiiid^tJ mutt tte tfttn.) NAME ADDRESS Tiomaon Newspaper Publishing Company DBS Plainea, Illinois 8, KNOWN BONDHOLDERS, MORTGAGEES/ AND OTHER SECURITY HOLDERS OWNING OH HOLDING 1 PERCENT OR MORE OF TOTALAMOUNTOF BONDS, MORTGAGES OR OTHER SECURITIES {If there are none, so state} NAME ADO REGS None 39 U. 8. C, 3626 provlrrtf In pertinent put: "No ptrion who wouFcT h«v« b4«n «m!lltcl to mifl mitlirurtd ^timlKfan tomill rrmttr*t lucrwmi," In pccorrfrncvwith th« piovtiTan* of this ititut*, (·hinby riquMt fMrmlnfon 10 mill tin pubirulfan rum* r formtr i*ctr«n 4359 of tfili tltii ul S*rvk» · wrltMn ranuMt fo* d Tn Ictm 1 tt *· r*dc«cl pott*^ t '''^^TC^"t^^X^^''^\ lI ^ * H J W-wul ffol«x.s^ 16, FoRcpMPiATION Y fer|f'ROFjT ORGANIZATIONS AUTHORIZED TO MAIL At SF£CIAL"RATES (Se)rto* 133333, poitatMtmttj V (Cfutk one) , Thcpurpo**, function, »nd nonprofit ttittrtef tfilf n H*v* notchinpd n Hwchirwd tfuilra . fJfehangfd.putHiliermutl crainrittfon ind lh r»«mpt it*Mi for F»dir«l LJjurlrtgpr«c»dloj LJ pr»ctrf)ng 12 mantji* tubmlt explanation ofefvatga irKcm«t« P urp 0 i« 12 months Daily Sunday Dail^' 1 """""SflHatv If. gXTENT AND NATURE OF CIRCULATION A, TOTAtNO.COflC3fniNTEO(?/e/?r«fJlH»; · r fAIDCIRCULATION 1. SALES THROUGH DEALEAS AND CARRIERS, «Tfll6T VENDOflS AND COUNTER SALES a. MAIL suBsc«irrioNs C. TOTAL PAIOCmcULATIQH D, PHEE DISTRIBUTION BY MAIL, CARRIER OR OTHER MEANS 1. SAMPLES, COMPLIMENTARY, AND OTHER Ffl££ COPIES t, COPIitDltTPrBUTEDTONEV« AQENTS, iUT NOT SOLD ·, TOTALDISTRIBUTIOMiTlBBO/CanrfC,? P, OFFJCE USE, LSFT-OVEB, UNACCOUNT£D, SPOILED AFTER MINTING Q. TOTAL (Sum ofEA F-thould tqaa\ n* 1 prtts run stio WTI (n Af 1 ewiffy ihit (hi i uiMMni* tnidi by me ibos-4 ir* ewi«et tfit comptod* AVERAGE NO. COriES EACH ISSUE DURING PRECEDING 12 MONTHS 12,428 11,100 10,793 9,608 1,004 1,005 11,797 10,613 274 175 « 12,071 10,788 357 31?. 12,428 11,100 ACTUAL NUMBER OP COPIES OF SINGLE ISSUE PU4U1SHEO NEAREST TO FILING DATE 12,750 11.350 11, 374 9,986 941 941 12,315 10,927 291 181 » -- 12,606 . 11,108 H4 242 12,750 11,350 ' 5zr?rnirj3-" ; Praised By Police Jimmy Kllnfcner, 8, sits in patrol car after giving police a description of a car believed used in a $15,000 bank robbery at Madison, WIs. Po- lice said information provided by Jimmy, son of Mrs Penny Klinkner, help lead to the early arrest of four per sons. (AP Wlrepho(o) Miami Area Boasts Many Latin American Millionaires MIAMI, Fla. (AP )-- A $16,-j 00 silver Mercedes Benz sports ar tooling around the Miami uburb of Coral Gables displays sticker saying, "Latins are goaded." While the whimsical slogan lay not be quite true for all 50.000 Latin Americans csti- naled to be living in the Miami rea, it certainly applies to at east 50 millionaires and him- reds ot others of slightly less modest means in South Florida. The editor - publisher of ·liami's newest daily news apcr is a wealthy Cuban exile, dberto Diaz-Masvidal. Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre is multi-millionaire Puerto Rican, nephew of a former governor ol he island. Seven of the city's b.ank pres dents are Cuban refugees. The elderly Cuoan-horn boss of the world's largest rum-mak mg firm, Jose "Pepin" Bosch is a parttime resident o Miami, where much of Ba lardi's administrative oper dtions are located. Across the causeway or Miami Beach. Carlos Prio So carras, the last conslituliona president of Cuba, looks afte vast real estate holdings an' investments which continue t pile up the pesos. Latins, in fact, have come t be the "nouveau riche" c South Florida in the past fe years. A Latin "Millionaires Row stretches from. Palm Beac down the Gold Coast throug iami and its luxurious salel communities of Key Bis ayne and Coral Gables. Dcspile Ihe inflation-recession yndrome gripping the country ubans in particular have ac uired a local reputation fo eeping the money moving-- nd the second a five-year-old allup. N.M. girl in Seplembcr. oth youngsters fell ill sudden- y. their ailment was diagnosed s plague, and prompt medical realmenl saved Iheir lives. Plague is most often carried rodents, and a probe showed olh children had come Into ontact with rodents. FUEL ECONOMY -- T h e new 975 model cars will get 13 per cnt better fuel economy than his year's models, according to csls made by the Environmen- al Protection Agency. This is because of changes made in emission control devices and engine systems. However. Federal Energy Administrator John Sawhill is lot satisfied and has asked automakers to come up with plans to further cut 'gasoline lonsumplion of their producti 'n the future. Sawhill wants a 30 per cent improvement in new car gas mileage by 1980 and 45 per cent oy 1985. "If we are lo have enough energy for ou.r really important needs, Americans must get out of gas-guzzling cars and into fuel-efficient cars," said Sawhill. His remarks came at a time when the most recent govern- m e nt survey showed the average nationwide price of regular gasoline at 55 cents per gallon orking hard to make it, but pending it easily-- for clothes, ars, homes, furnishings and ntertahmierU. You name it. "These people don't know vhat inflation means," says the manager of a large · downlow lepartment store. "We , m b o k l e t ,, hem. 1 d say GO to 75 per cent ; designed to inform the working if our shoppers are Cubans. | girl of her rights under various Ve've seen no drop in business | federal laws and regulations. T i PS F 0R WOMEN -- A new booklet entitled "A Working Woman's Guide" has been 'rom last year. In fact, we may be up." While there are many rags- o-richcs stories involving Lat- ns, a number of the well- leeled managed to bring their 'orlunes wilh them and build upon them over the years. For the Cubans, how much they have now may depend on when they got here and how much money they, had outside ,he country--or were able to wing out--once Fidel Castro started "redistributing" Iheir weatlh. Wilh one out of every four Miami area residents being of Latin descent, they have a total annual income of about $1 billion, according to Richard To bin of Strategy Research Corp. which recently completed a Bade County Latin marke study. The estimate has dou bled since 1970. Too many women ar« completely unaware of their rights under the law," said Carmen R. Maynii, director of the ,Vomen's Bureau in the U.S. Department of Labor, in announcing publication of the booklet. Single copies of the guide are available free by writhtg: Women's Bureau, Employment Standards Administration. U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C. 20210. PET LOVER -- Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz has taken back liis suggestion that Ameri- of their consider getting rid pets in the interests helping ease the world food shortage. In a recent speech to a Pet Food Institute convention, Butz said lie was sure this country can provide enough food to feed both its humans and its 72 million cats and dogs. WED., THURS., FRI., SAT. AMAZING NEW WIG CHILDREN'S KNIT HATS FALL DRESS BAGS Our Reg. 19.88 Sale Ends Sat. "Honeycomb" . . . an innovation! Lightweight wig stretches 4 ways for the perfect fit. Skin-like top for easy parting. Soft-aire modacrylic in natural shades. Dlscount Sale Price Sale Ends Sat. Our Reg. 6.88-8.97 Sale Ends Sat. 6 Cute styles and bright colors lo please all of your- Fashioned fo become the center of attention! Elegant kiddies. 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