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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 2

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2A Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Sunday, Oct. 6, 1974 FAVETTEVILLE. A R K A N S A S (TIMESpholo By Ken Good) CHORALETTES TO SELL CANDY .. .Paul Duett, instrumentalist, Teresa Maguire and Cozy Barllelt, singers, open one o/ the cases of candy the Choralettes loilJ sell during the canvas. The goal is the sale of 2400 boxes of chocolate carmel covered peanuts during the drive Choralettes Launch Fund Raising Candy Sale . The Choralettes, a singing en-' sem r ole at Fayetteville High School will canvass the city, beginning Monday to sell candy to raise money for a prospective trip this summer. The 18 member ensemble, composed of 12 singers, four instrumentalists and two alternates, is a well known group who perform popular music. They have performed during the years at banquets, civic organizations 'and o n o t h e r occasions. The special ensemble was organized 12 years ago. Proceeds will go to finance an educational trip in the United States or abroad to support purchase of on-stage attire and sound equipment They have performed at fou Lions International conventions have made two military tour to Hawaii and one Europeai tour. The itinerary for th upcoming trip has not bee: completed. The group is directed by Do Wright. Industrial (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) B^EA plans are outlined in a yet-to-be released memo obtained by The Associated Press. However, a number oE utilities say their own coal stockpiles are so low that a strike would force them to reduce power output. And a spokesman for one of the big steel companies said coal from the utilities wouldn't do the sleel industry much good. "You can use metallurgical coal to make steam if you want to pay the price, but you can't use steam-quality coal to make coke," he said. The Tennessee Valley Authority, tiie nation's largest producer of electrical power, says its coal reserves have dwindled to a 41-day supply. It already lias asked customers to voluntarily cut back use of electricity by 20 per cent. Mandatory cutbacks are being considered if needed during a miners' strike, TVA said. Edgar B. Speer, chairman of U.S. Steel Corp., the world's largest steelmaker, says the company has a 23-to 24-day supply of coal and a strike would force a production cutback in two to three days with drastic results the following week. Demand for steel is running ahead of supply and an industry shutdown waLild affect the automobile and construction industries. Some mine owners consider a strike unavoidable in the face of extensive demands by the United Mine Workers U n i o n and the miners' traditional willingness to strike. AUMW spokesman said the coal miners were not eager to strike. "Our members suffer more during a strike than anybody else," he said. "But a strike will occur if the coal operators are so greedy for prof- Its they are unwilling to share . them with the men who ' produce the coal." He said the top 20 coal companies in the first half of 1974. registered profit increase? ranging from 22 per cent to 868 per cent. Factors the industry says have led to the current coa squeeze include absenteeism and wildcat strikes by coa miners; a shortage of railroad hopper cars to haul coal; envi ronmental regulations and dc bates that have slowed m vestment in new undergrounc mines and surface or strip min ing, and coal exports to Japan Canada and European Common Market countries that continue to run about 10 per cent of an nual production. 312 N. Kurt ATP. Fayetteville. ,Vfc. "2791 January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Cnrisljr.35. ficoonct Class Postage Paid at fayclfevlllp. Art. MKMBKR AssoriATFn rnr,ss The Associated Press Is enticed exclusively to the use for republics- lion of all local news printed STI this newspaper as won as all AP news dispatches. Effective October 1. 197J Home Deliver; Per moTith hy carrier -- - (3,25 flin^e copy daily ICte. Suiday 25c In Washington, Renloti, iladison Counties, Arl:., A d a i r Oo.. c*Ta.: 3 monfM .. _. ; 8.50 6 months TM , 1(5.00 1 YEAR 30.00 City Box Section __TM. 40.00 Outside above count'cs: 9 months _, $ 9,50 « mmths 18.00 1 TEAR _. 34.M If I, MATT. SHBSCHITT10SS FAYABI.E IN ADVANCE Road Blocks (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) n some places oii Maple Street, Jaugus said. Climbing the curs 'n a wheelchair can result in oppling over backwards. STEEP SIDEWALKS If the curbs aren't enough to stop the disabled student, Bau- us said, the sidewalks from larking lots to buildings often are by way of tiie longest and- or steepest route. "They are set up so you h a v e to roll around the building and up a lill to get to a door on level ground." . To top that. Baugus said the existing ramps, supposedly designed specifically for wheelchair students, on" C a m p u s Drive lead to the street all right, but there in the middle of the street -- between the ramps on either side of the street -- is a four-inch high median. "They try to tell students these things on campus are accessible, but they are not." Baugus said none of the offi cials have ever toured the campus in a wheelchair or with Blindfold on. Here he mentioned .hat blind persons cannot iden .ify a building because there ire no raised-letter signs to eel. Other problems he mentioned .ncluded restroom facilities. The special toilet stalls are wide enough for wheelchairs,-he admitted. But they are built higher from the floor for pco pie with back problems. "However, for a person in ; wheelchair, this makes it difficult to lift up the chair onto the scat." He also criticized the wall-hung urinals that do not extend tip from the floor. Sometimes the only way to get to class is with the help of a non-handicapped student who can help the wheelchair student get up a flight of stairs. STAIR PROIiLEM In the Communications Build ing -- a structure that was supposed to conform to federal standards that called for provi sions for the handicapped -- the stairs pose a large problem noted Bernadine Grogan, a UA senior also involved w i t h eliminating barriers to handicapped students. Baugus added that there is no direct access to the Fine Arts Center because a six-inct step extends all around the building. He said this would a problem more easily rectifiec t h a n others since it would only require building a six-foot-long ramp. "I can understand the Uni versily .not having the monej to fix all the steps immediately but at places like the Fine Arts Center, ramps could be i stalled quickly," Baugus said. He estimated that 30 to 35 ramps could be put on campur at strategic places that would m a k e t h e campus b e t w e e n Maple and Dickson Streets accessible to virtually all stu dents. "Surely they have the funds for this." he said. Several of the ramps now in existence don't follow the archi lectural rule of thumb: for every one inch in hclghth, go put 12 inches in length. (A six inch curb would need a six-fool r a m p using this standard.) Rolling a wheelchair up s steep ramp is sometimes fm possible for a disabled student, even with another stud en pushing from behind. Rain snow and ice aggravate th problem even more. STADIUM RAMP Baugus said one of the steep est ramps to negotiate is th at the southeast end ol th football stadium that leads t section where handicappe students can sit. He added tha he spot reserved for the hand capped is almost on groun evcl. Visibility is poor. "By the time you are seate on the wooden bleacher that : about three feet off the grounc all you can see is the tops o .he players 1 helmets -- not eve .he numbers," he said. Commenting on the fact tha no records are kept on studen' who have physical problem Miss Grogan said she will hel organize a group for disable students and those who ha\ special problems. The group will assist in th compilation of the number studenh with handicaps, th dncl of handicaps, etc. "Ther is no record of this now," sh jointed out, She felt this typ nformation should be obtainc at registration, filed with th r e g i s t r a r a n d coordinate jetwcen the Public Safety an Health Departments. Miss Grogan urged th? teachers be familiar with sti dents who are handicapped i have special physical problerr such as diabetes or epilepsy s that in an emergency the would know what to do. She expressed her hope thi the University will employ counselor for handicapped st. dents as well as make the cam pus and its facilities mor accessible to all students. She echoed Baugus' optimis about the Tuesday meeting wi c . Dr. Bishop. Both hope the ne UA president will take mo action on the problem than d his predecessor. MISSED YOUR PAPER? WE'RE SORRY! If you cannot reach' your TIMES carrier PHONE UZ-W1M Dally 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturuay 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday to 9:30 a.m. Contracts (CONTINUED FROM PAGE OjJE the Farmers Union, through a Washington spoke man that the embargo "is flagrant breach of faith wi American farmers . . . (it) w take the top off the boom th farmers have been promisi they could collect when tl farming gamble comes up \vi strong demand." In response to a questio Butz said he would regard tl Soviet Union as a regular ove seas customer and declared t United States hopes to "supp a part of their needs at least.' Area News Briefs Camper Vandalized SPRINGDALE-Downing S. oocls of Route 4 told police ··re that several items had :en stolen from the camper his pickup truck sometime uring the pasl few days, while e vehicle was parked at the g Three Trucking Co., Hwy. east. Woods said that a cooler box, large amount of ammunition, othitig and other items were ken. Guns Taken Forest Evans of Route 1. ayetteville t o l d sheriff's eputics that several guns were nken from a shed on his farm riday after breaking the lock :i the shed. Fire Said Minor A small child playing with a igarette lighter was the np- arcnt cause of a minor fire alurday afternoon In the city wned low-rent housing units at 0 S. Willow Ave. Firemen said the child set a mattress on fire in an apart- nent occupied by Roger Valker. There was no damage o the apartment. Window Smashed Vandals smaslicn a large late glass window at the ayark China Shop, 234 S chool Ave., sometime Friday ight or Saturday morning reaking also several items on isplay inside the store. Broken, in addition to the 'indow, were 16 glasses am crystal tray with a total valui f $89.50. Saws Stolen Harold Johnson of Route o 1 d Fayetteville polici iatwday that a chain saw am sabre saw were taken froir he basement of his horn ometime during the pas nonth. Shed Destroyed Fire totally destroyed a smal tied in the Giles Additio aturday morning at the inter cction of Sycamore Street an Giles Road. Firemen said th Couple Hurt In 2-Car Accident A Fayetteville couple was in ured in a -two car acciden Saturday morning at the inter section of Church Avenue an Jickson Street. Gerald U Robertson, 21, and his wife Mrs. Charlotte K. Robertson 22, of 210 S. School Ave. .wer r e a t e d and released i Vashington Regional -Medic; -enter. Robertson told Fayettevill police that the 10:11 a.m. ac cident occurred when a c a driven by Karen M. Hayes. 28 of Fayetteville pulled in fron of him as he was traveling eas on Dickson Street. Miss Hayes told police tha she was traveling north o Church Avenue, stopped at th jtop sign and pulled ont Jickson Street, not seeing th Robertson vehicle. 5'/4% LITTLE THINGS ARE IMPORTANT TOO! Small in size, hut performing a important function when neede . . . what would we do witho keys? Classified Ads are lik that too. In fact, they do more things for more people at lower cost than any other form of advertising! Buying . . . selling hiring . . . finding . . . renting . . . or just telling, a small low- cost Classified Ad will do a big, important job for you. FOUN'n: Gorman shepherd puppy on my doorstep. C\)ll xxx-xxxx and identify, ire's lonely! This little ad found the puppy's aster, and they all lived hap- ily ever after. . o place your ad in the TIMES call M2-6242. We will help you word your ad and hill you later. HELPFUL HINT: Place your ad on our weekly rate, cancel when you don't need it anymore and bo charged for the n u m b e r of days it aclnally ran. (18 words, 7 days, $6.84). 7'/ 2 % We have a savings program and interest rate to meet your needs. Fayetteville Savings Loan Association 301 N. East Avenue led was already destroyed hen they arrived at the scene. Motoring Aid SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A 58 - mile stretch of Interstate 91 soon will have radio call boxes to aid stranded motorists The Federal Highway Administration has approved installation of 220 of tiie boxes on the stretch of road 'running through central Massachusetts from the Connecticut to the Vermont borders. The project is expected to be completed by September 1975. The call boxes will transmit a signal to the Northampton state police barracks. State Fair Winners Told LITTLE HOCK (AP) - A 12- year-old tup-dancer, Mandy Paige White of Jacksonville, was named grand prize winner Friday of the talent competition at the Arkansas Stale l''air this week. She also was the winner in the dance category. Other winners: Vocal division: Goose and the Gang, Quails- composed of Danny of Black Oak, Ricky Smithee of Monette, Ronnie Markin of Monette, and Bret Quails of Monette. Newsboy Helps PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -A newsboy who knows how to take quicknoteslmsbeeno rd-e tuke quick notes has been credited wllh helping police arrest Iwo women and Ihreo men accused in connection with a siring of 20 thefts in western Massachusetts. Police say the unidentified newsboy -- who works for the Berkshire Eagle here -- spotted a burglary and quickly jotted down the license number of the getaway car. It didn't matter that he was not carrying a notepad -- the youth scribbled the number on his forearm. THE FALL TRAVELER JACKET DRESS BY KAY ARTLEY Wonderfully nice to along on your Fall travels. Smooth silken-like 100% polyester that's easy to move around in sleeveless long torso dress with pleated skirt and cardigan white dots on green or berry. Available in misses sizes 10 to 20, 14]/2,in 1/2 sizes 121/2 to 24Vz. Only 28.00 Boston Store III Shop Northwest Arkansas Plaza USE YOUR BOSTON STORE CHARGE CARD why me? I was born in Arkansas and I love this slate. The FayeMeville area is like no other part of the' state and is dear to my heart. When you love something, you want to and will do your ve'ry best for it, therefore, 1 want your vote because: 1. When I'm elected, I will do everything in my power to see that the House of Representatives has a strong voice speaking out for District 10. 2. To have a good and honest government, you must have capable people in the government. 3. I will listen to you, consider your thoughts and Ihose of others, and I'll work for what is right. 4. 1 understand your problems. I shop for groceries, loo, and will do all I can fo curb inflation. 5. You need a different point of view, a woman's point of view, in the Arkansas House of Representatives. 6. 1 believe I have the qualities and qualifications to get the job done and done right in Little Rock. 7. I have no outside conflicting interests that will detract or shade my judgement away from what I know to be right. Therefore, vote for me, Cathy Hale. I'm the woman for the jobl I want to change what is wrong, not just criticize itl Lei's get the job done righ for a change! It's time to take affirmative action. Vote for me. Vote for Cathy Halel for a change... Cathy Hale State Representative District 10 Pol. Ad Paid by Committee for Cathy, Sharon Wimbcrly.'Chairman

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