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October 9, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

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After Federal Aid Refused Employes Fight To Save Troubled Airline MIAMI, Kin. (A!') - The fight lor federal help lo save cconomicidly troubled I'un American World Alnvuys is not restricted lo executive suilcs. It also involves people behind reservation desks, in maintenance hangars and on the runways. Like the executives, the em- ployes arc raiding to the Ford administration's refusal lo grant an emergency subsidy that Pan Am has said is crucial to its survival. The employes have organized in such Pan Am -.bases as Miami, Berlin, New.York, Karachi, San Francisco and San Juan in an effort to keep the company from going under. They have outlined their complaints in full-page newspaper advertisements -- paid for with $10,000 raised among themselves. COMMITTEES FORMED Committees have been sent to Washington to talk to congress- m e n ; a group of pilots' wives is distributing copies of an article which outlines alleged 'unfair treatment; "Support Your U.S. Airline" bumper stickers were printed by employes in a comp a n y p r i n t i n g , facility; retired stewardesses arc donating proceeds Irom a eookbook'they're selling in Miami. An employes group in Ka rachi has oven offered to returi iill the overtime pay received lust month. Some inlcrnalional crewmen have ottered 10 per ccnl or their salaries as loans. "H's going beyond Ihc job," said Sandra Del Conic, who has .vorkctl at the Miami rcscrva- .ions desk since 1%5. "It's a cause. This is the American way. Everybody is p u l l i n g lo- gelher." They say they're not campaigning for a federal subsidy, but for an cud to what they consider unfair treatment. ."It's;,.probably, best that we didn't get t h e " subsidy," said Miami cargo department em- ploye Edisou Coulter. "Most of the people here don't want subsidy. But we have to get t h e inequities changed." Pan Am has about 32,500 workers worldwide. About 3,400 are in Miami. INEQUITIES '··:·: The inequities, workers explained, are such things as the United States paying' foreign carriers more lo carry U.S. mail than Pan Am is paid; Pan Am being forced to pay higher landing fees at overseas airports than foreign airlines are charged in this country, and Ihe fact that Pan Am has. to pay higher interest rates on loans than the U.S. Export-Import bank charges the foreign- "The more Uic regular Pan Am employe knows about Iho way this airline has been treated, Ihc madder he gets," said Joseph Hunt, a Ilight engi- icer who has been with the company for 32 years. "Why in icll docs our State Department sit back and watch one of its own children being chewed up by the people across the street.' Think He's Guilty . N E W .YORK (AP) -- Pollster Louis Harris says 74 per cent ol Americans think former Presi dent Richard M. Nixon was guilty of obstruction of justice and abuse of power. And Harris adds 60 per con' of the nation think Nixon's par don by president Ford was wrong. ' Harris said Monday that In the nationwide sampling of 1. 500 adults taken between Sept 23 and Sept. 27, sizable major itics said the pardon s h o w e c the nation has "two standard of justice" -- G6-28 per cent -- thai il made Ihe system of jus tice "look weak and hypocrili cal" -- 61-32 per cent -- am that the pardon will keep th story of Watergate from being told and "that is bad" ,-- 63-2 per cent. Autumn On Shore The solitary stroller can restore his tranquilily during a quiet walk along the Oregon shore. In the fall, the auluuiu fog rolls In to filter the fail- Ing sunlight -- as Iliis picture shows al Cannon Beach. (AP Wircpholo) NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES Auto Ad Is Ruled Unconslifuiionai U'1TI,K ROCK (Al) Jlianccllor Dat'rcll H i c k m a n of 'ulaski County hns declared a.s unconstitutional the act which Ji'caled the sialc Mold 1 Vehicle Commission to license; motor ·chicle manufacturers and Icalcrs and to prevent certain practices including false and misleading advertising. Hickman ruled Monday in a suit challenging Act 593 of 1073 The suil was filed Aug. 7. IOV:j, he day aflcr the commission icld iis first meeting, by Bo!,on's. Inc., of Searcy. a dealer of Cadillacs and CMC trucks. In a letter to attorneys m the case, Hickman said Act 593 vio laics Amendment 14 lo ihc slate Constitution, which pro hibils local or special acts. "This legislation exempts all automobile dealers in Pulaski Washington. Criltemlcn, Faulk ncr and Jackson counties.... Hickman wrote. Hickman added that the sec lions of (he act making the ex cmplions "cannot bo severer since it was obviously Ihe in tent of the legislature to ex elude these counties.'* Hickman had issued a tem porary injunction when the sui was filed prevenling Ihe com mission from taking any actio to carry out its duties u n d e i the law. In his leltcr. Ilickma said he would make permanen the injunction against the com Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Oct. 9, 1974 A Y E T T E V I L L B , ARKANSAS Tt Belly Ford Increases Aciivities WASHINGTON (AP) -- First .ady Betty Ford, recuperating rom surgery for breast cancer, s incrciising her activities and 'her spirits and condition con- imie excellent." says the physician who performed the oper ition. mission and its six members, nil named defendants in the suil. Dr. William Fouly said Mrs. Ford, who underwent the opcy- atlon 10 days ago, spent sorne lime Tuesday walking up and down steps. The Navy surgeon said she "is able lo spend morn time on her mail." A White'House spokesman reported that Mrs; Ford has received more than 28,000 letters and messages since her operation. : G r o u p s of congressional wives have visited Ihe White House daily on a volunteer basis to help answer the mail;MARSH'S RACING TIRES Marsh's Marsh's Marsh's Marsh's Marshs' Marsh's Marsh's Tires for Tires for Tires for Tires for Tires for Tires for Tires for Pick-Ups Family Cars Compact Cars Motorcycles Snow Race Your Need MARSH'S RACING TIRES Hwy. 71 No. at 71 Bypass, Faystteville Save on our low, low prices on national brands appliances. Sale 19.88 General Electric® Immerslble Perc,. Has flavor selector for custom perc brewing. Easy to clean anodized aluminum. 3-9 cup capacity. Save $30 Reg. $299. Sale $269. Portable TV with 19" screen (meas. diag.). Solid state/tube chassis with automatic color purifier. Front mounted speaker with earphone included. Walnut grained plastic cabinet. 17" (meas. diag.), Reg 279 95 Sale $249. 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