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26 NortKwert Arkansas TIMES, Wetf., Oct. 9, 1974 r*YITTIVILH. ARKANSAS Police Report 2 am. Hassle With Mills Auto Occupants WASHINGTON (AP) -- Park Service police have identified Rep. Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark., as one of five occupants of a c#r moving "at an unreasonable speed with its lights otf" at 2 a.m. Mills, chairman ot the House Ways and Means Committee, denied he was in the vehicle. The park police said Tuesday that when they curbed the 1974 Lincoln Continental, a woman ran from the auto and jumped into the Tidal Basin, a backwater of the Potomac River Near the Jefferson Memorial. The police report of the Monday morning incident, as relayed by Park Service spokesman George Berklacy, quoted policeman Larry Brent as saying that he and officer Thomas Johann "were northbound on 17th St. at Constitution Ave. when we observed a vehicle southbound, north of Constitution Ave.. at an unreasonable speed with its lights off "We turned around Â· and caught the vehicle westbounc on Independence Ave.; southwest, at Kutz Bridge. "We stopped the vehicle, female exited from the passen ger side . and jumped into tht Tidal Basin. I jumped in and brought her over the seawall where additional U.S. Park po lice officers assisted in remov ing her from the water." The woman, who identified herself as Anabell Battistella 38, of suburban Arlington, Va. was taken to St. Elizabeth', Hospital.. and later dismissed Berklacy said. The police report said th man identifying himself a Mills was accompanied in th' auto by Liliane M. Kassar, 3( of Washington and Glorid Sanchez, 36, and Albert G Gapacini, 39, both of Arlington. Gapacini, identified as th driver of the auto, was no charged. The auto bore Ar kansas license plates. Berklacy said the water in the area is about three fee deep, and it ranges up to si feet further from shore. Mills' administrative assist ant Gene Goss, said the con gressman had authorized hirr only to say that "he was no there at the time." Goss sai he didn't know where Mills wa at the time of the incident. The Washington Post report ed that police officials said th car's occupants, other thai Mills, had engaged in struggle when the auto firs stopped near the Tidal Basin Later, when officer Brent an the Battistella woman wer pulled out of the water, th auto's participants resume their scuffle. Meanwhile, high rankin Park Service police officia' had arrived on the scene am trying to quell the disorder, police sergeant was pushed nd fell over some bushes, inuring his back and leg, the ost said. The Post also said that state ecords in Little Rock, Ark., howed that the auto's license late number DOT 003 was reg- tered tb Mills. Mills, a member of Congress nee 1939 and one of its most ifluemial members, is facing a e-election contest in Novem- er. Nobel Economics Prize Is Shared STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP -- Gunnar Myrdal of Sweden uthor of a famed study on the American Negro, and Friedrich on Hayek of Austria today 'ere awarded the 1974 Nobe 'rize for Economics. The 75-year-old Myrda! wrot An American Dilemma -- th Â·legro Problem and Moder Democracy" published in 1944 vhich stirred controversy. Lib erals praised the book as th irst probing analysis of th American racial problem. Oth ers accused him of fomentin racial unrest. Myrdal , also wrote "Asian Drama -- An Inquiry into th Poverty of Nations," publishe in 1968, in which he questione the relevance of Western-styl democracy to the problems o Asia. He has recently been doin research in the United States. The Vienna-born Hayek, als 75, was professor of social sc ence at the University of Ch cago from 1950 to 1962. His books include "Price and Production" in 1931, "Th Pure Theory of Capital" 1941, "The Road of Serfdom" 1944 and "The Constitution c Liberty" in 1960. The economists were cited b Sweden's Royal Academy o Science, which awards the ecc nomics prize,- for "their pi neering work in the theory i money and economic fluctUc tions and for their penetratin analysis of the interdependenc of economic, social 'and In stitutional phenomena." They shared the $124,00 prize equally. Treat For Breakfast For a hearty and nutritioi breakfast Â· make oatmeal pa cakes with sliced ripe banan added to the batter. Serve wi butter or margarine and Â·map syrup. JONESBORO, Ark. AP) -:n. Mark Hattield, R-Orc., reeled President Ford's anil- itlationary program Tuesday ight wilh "mixed feelings." Hattield wns asked about Ihe resident's program during a icstion-and-answer session Tier he spoke at Arkansas ;atc University's Lecture-Conert Series. Commenting on Ford's pro- osed 5 per cent incoe tax urchargc for 1975 on corpo- ations and many individuals, 'atfield said he thought middle-income Americans had een' squeezed financially so ghtly that they had become ppressed. Hatfield suggested that he did ot agree with the surcharge, ut he did not say he opposed Ford also proposed Tuesday n investment tax credit that, n effect, would- offset the cor- orate tax surcharge. Hatfield aid he thought this was a good iroposal "if it is given, with ireference to industries who vould locate in small rural ireas." "Brownie," mascot of a paratrooper battalion at Merzig, Saarland, Germany, hugs and kisses his handler, West Hello, Honey German army s e r g e a n t Freund. The battalion is the only unit in (lie West German army to have a bear as Its mascot. Brownie weighs nearly 400 pounds. (AP Wire- pholo) ESD Employes Said Told To Bill State For Gasoline LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- J. Merle Lemley, who resigned as administrator of the state Employment Security Division last month, told his traveling em- Dloyes last March to put an ex- :ra tankful of gasoline in their cars each week and bill the state for it. This was intended to circumvent the state's 10-cent-a-mile imit on reimbursement for official travel. Lemley no longer is ESD administrator at least partly because of that decision. Henry L. McHenry, who succeeded Lemley Oct. 1 as ESD administrator, notified 63 ESD employes last week that they should reimburse the state for the gasoline because it violated travel regulations. The total amount was $5,064 with the amounts ranging from a few dollars to $180. Employes have, the option of paying the amount they owed in a lump sum or over three months. Lemley resigned after a meeting with Goy. Dale Bumpers, who has said the resignation was voluntary. The gasoline decision reportedly had been brought to,Bumpers' attention after an inquiry into conditions at the ESD and was a factor in the' decision to call in Lemley. THOUGHT INADEQUATE Nick J. Bass, ESD purchasing administrator, said Tuesday that Lemley had decided to take the action because he thought the 10-cent-a-mile reimbursement under regulations then was inadequate to com- pensate employes for their ex penses. "Apparently out of the goot ness of his heart," Bass saic Lemley had said that employe who traveled regularly shoul put a tank of gasoline in thei 3ars each week -- up to 20 ga Ions -- and then attach a vou cher with their regular trave reimbursement vouchers. Th. was in addition to the 10 cent, a mile that the employes go for their travel. Bass said he told Lemley a the time that the step violate regulations, but he said Lemle concluded that he had the au thortiy to do' it. A few employe did not take advantage of th order. , The one-fank-a-weck polic lasted until June, when it wa changed to permit one.tank e\ ery two weeks. The legislator at a special session that mont raised the reimbursement a lowance to 13 cents a mil After that, the ESD employ! were not allowed to charge th state any more for the extr gasoline. At ASU Lecture Series Halfield Has Mixed Feelings On Ford Program Dynamite Blast Rocks Virginia Elementary School CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A dynamite blast damaged a rural elementary school today and another building was slightly damaged by fire in the wake of the jailing of a minis- er protesting against textbooks, state police reported. The West Branch Elementary School in Kanawha County suf- 'ered moderate damage from ;he explosion. The explosive lad been placed at the entrance of the building. No -injuries were reported. ' Pupils from that school were shifted to classes at Chelyan. Midway Elementary School on Campbells Creek was slightly damaged when what state police described as a fire bomb was tossed through a window. The blaze was quickly extinguished. The classroom- schedule was not affected. Schools in the Kanawha County area have been the object of protests' by a group led by the Rev. Ezra Graley, a minister. The group claims a number of text books used in the county's schools are anti- American and un-Chrislian. The explosion and fire at the schools in this mountainous coalfield region came less than 12 hours after Graley was sentenced to 60 days in jail and fined $1,500. Graley was one of 19 persons arrested Monday during picket 1 ing. The sentence will run consecutively with a 30-day sentence earlier given Graley for violation of the same injunction. Too much Industry hus been locating in metropolitan areas, Hatlield said, and the rural areas have not been bencfitting from it. Hatfield said tlie government should reduce spending "and we can." He suggested that over-all bell-tightening by the government would work If each agency and cnch state would not approach the cutback with the idea that that agency or stale is immune from a cutback. Halfield, known for his of forts to abolish the military draft, suggested that some of the cutback could be in the military by, perhaps, reducing the number of overseas military personnel. He said there is too heavy of a ratio of admirals and generals to enlisted men at this point compared with ratio during World War II. '"I do believe in military defense, but you have to have diversified military defense. That's the k e y -- diversification," Hatfield said. Hattield said loo much emphasis has been placed on military and political strength in the world and not enough emphasis on short-and long-range altempts to share world resources. Hatfield indicated that when Americans talk in terms of na- .lonul security, they almost al-. ways think of military defense. Insiend, he indicated, national security' eventually will mcari coexisting-wilh other countries and sharing the world's resources in an -equitable man' ner. . ; Halfield referred to the United States' accelerated use ot natural resources and, stressed that "developing na- lions of the world will not continue to produce the demand we put on them" when they, cannot meet some of their own essential needs. "Two salient factors characterize our society," Hatfield said. ' "One, the' demand tor convcnipnce and, two, 1 the demand for the disposable." These factors have put a major demand on the energy necessary to synthesize goods. Hatfield said. The senator characterized America as having a "throwaway ethic." 'Â·Â· - ; Hatfield, a senator since 1966, called for a change in. the, American lifestyle that would remove' the emphasis from machines and computers and return it to the human personality. - , ' Springdale Board Reallocates Leftover Revenue Funds SPRINGDALE--In a brief session of the City Council Tuesday night, two resolutions were adopted and the problem ot flooding in the Woodland Heights subdivision was discussed. Aldermen approved a resolution -for the reallpcation of revenue sharing funds left over from the 1973-74 fisccal year. All (he money allotted the police, fire, and recreation divisions in the budget was not spent. The money will be reallocated to the same depirtmcnts but will be used for different purposes. In the fire department, $2,000 will be spent"bri a portable heart monitor-deiibrillator to be used in the recently-purchased intensive care ambulance. The police department will use $2,700 of its money to hire for six months a full-time records clerk. At the end of that time he salary will be included in the regular police budget. Money allotted in the recreation divison last year will be spent on a trampoline and football equipment at the Springdale Youth Center and a pool iable at the Park Street Community Center. A resolution commending D.D. Deaver for his service on the Sliiloli Museum Board was also passed. Deaver, who was HOME Of BETTER VALUES FOR OVER 56 YEARS! Ule Toke The Conf u/ion Out Of Buying Tire/! appointed to the toard at ilÂ» nception in 19G7, stepped down vhen his term expired last month. 'Â· A citizen from the Woodland l e i g h t s subdivision, Dave .lOghry, 2205 Sycamore Place, isked the council for help with the flooding that occurs in his neighborhood every time a hard rain falls. The natural drainage is to a ditch on private property, and the property owner .has not permitted the 'Springdale street department to clean the ditch. Struct superintendent . Eldon Vlaxey said several slreels in .lie subdivision built by Kclley. Kwality Homes drain into thi? d i t c h . Vice-mayor Charles McKinncy, acting in the ab- scence of Mayor Park Phillips who was , not present because of a death in his family, said he would ask city attorney Tom Jacoway to write the construction company about finding a solution to the problem: * McKinney then suggested for future reference that developers remain responsible for drainage problems'even after the subdi-. vision plat/is approved [by the city. Loghry said he approached the builders who told him it was no longer their responsibility, but the city's. . M c K i n n e y reminded the council of the airport dedication set for 4 p.m. Sunday at the newly-expanded air strip. 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