Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 14, 1974 · Page 7
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 14, 1974
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For Board Of Directors Meet The Candidates Pat Watklns, 41, who has! lived in Fayettevillc since 1950 is a candidate for position 2 on city board of directors. He faces John Todd, Mrs. Christine Bailey and Jim Lindsey in the November General Elections. He camo to Fayelteville from Harrison as a student at the Universtiy where he was graduated from the College of Business. He served in the Air Force, joined the Baldwin Piano Organ Co., in 1958 and is presently a member of the corporate personnel staff and his duties extend throughout the company. He has held positions In personnel with the University of Arkansas and a Springdale farm. \ Watkins is married to the former Mary Elizabeth Gamble, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Gamble of Fayetteville. The couple is t h e parents of two children Bill, a junior in t.ii»uLi.ji j-ij.i, a j u i u u r lu Fayetteville High School and Chris, an eigth grader at Woodland Junior High. They vitli others. 1 would rather not mve it and would try to increase the city income through other sources first," he said. The candidate would like to take a close look at the situation before making any lecisons to curtail services due ,o inflationary trends. "I can't see at this time where any specific cuts could be made." he said. He sees the city board as a policy making body. "The administration is with the city manager and his s t a f f . The board also serves as a guide and a check for the manager and his staff," he explained. Watklns does not favor development of new city services at this time; just'normal extension of present services to residents not now served or to new areas. "I don't think this is the time for any large expansion of city service. I don't think this would be advisable with the inflationary situation Mrs. Mills Plans To Return To Arkansas This Week live at 1417 Elmwood Drive. we have. If there were any services I would like to see expanded it would be the pickup of trash and garbage; but ] realize this has to be measurec _, in the light of economics Services can only be expandec . ' if we can afford them.- I think he city fundamentally is doing good job," he said. CONTRIBUTION Watkins thinks Fayetteville is an extraordinarily good place o live. He is seeking the losition because he wants :a make a contribution to ward continuing the quality of 1 i f e we have. I think this quality of life is ased on the economic success of the area, and governmental stability of the city. The board can make a real' contribution to both the economic and political stability of the com munity by working together in a cooperative and encouraging way to face the problems we have," he said. He does not represent any special interests or have any pet projects. As a general platform he says he encourages a balanced economic growth for the community and would promote a stable, responsive city government. "I am not going to have any labels pinned on me. I will face problems which arise arid then determine my vote on what I consider common sense and fairness on the question. I am very independent and I Intend to remain that way," he said. WASHINGTON (AP) - Polly | Mills says she hopes to return o Arkansas this week with her husband, Rep. Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark. Mrs. Mills said she needs to lave a cast removed from her left fool. She said she broke her ankle in a fall at the couple's Arlington, Va., apartment Sept. 20. Mrs. Mills, who spoke with two reporters at her front door Saturday, would not allow them to enter the apartment and talk with Mills. Mills, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, has been in seclusion for nearly a week since Park Police stopped a speeding car in which Mills, another man and three females were riding. Officers said all five were intoxicated and that one of the women, Annabel Battistella, a former stripper, jumped into the Tidal Basin and had to he rescued by a policeman. Two other strippers at the Silver Slipper night club where Mrs. Battistella reportedly worked told the Washington 'ost that Mills and Mrs. Baltis- tella frequented the club and on one evening in 1973, Mills spent $1,700. The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board in the District of Co lumbia said the Silver Slipper was "used for the invitation enticement a n d ' persuasion ol persons under the age of 16 years to engage in prostitution and other immoral and lewt acts...." Fanne Fox, identified as Mrs Battistella, was the featurec performer at the Silver Slippei in July 1973, according to an advertisement in a Washington newspaper. That was the sami month the two current stripper: said they believed Mills am Mrs. Battistella met. The two strippers also sail both Mrs. Battistella and Mill told them they traveled to th same places often together, bu usually took separate airplanes PAT WATKINS A Presbyterian, Watkins, bas been active in the boy scouts program, served as cochairman of the 1963-1954 U n i t e d Fund drive and president of the 1965 United _Fund. He is a past director of "the Chamber of Commerce, and served on the City Civil Service Commission. OPPOSES CITY INCOME TAX Watkins is opposed to a city income tax. "The city has to live within its income and I would hope we can provide the city with adequate income by the expansion of the tax base on a balanced basis and by insuring c o n s e r v a t i v e management of city services. "If the times comes when the city's incoms doesn't appear to be adequate then we would have to look at all possible sources of revenue to meet the needs. This income tax would have to be considered along Damp Weather Covers Midseciion By The Associated Press Damp and cloudy weather continued to hang over much of the nation's midsection early today. Clouds and drizzle stretched from the Great Lakes and upper Mississippi Valley well into the southern Plains, with scattered thunderstorms reported in Texas. A l m o s t one-and-two-thirds inches of rain fell on Wink, Tex., during a six-hour period, while Odessa, Tex., reported over an inch and a third. Three-quarters pf an inch of rain was recorded at Quincy, 111., and at Chicago's O'Hara International Airport. . Cloudy skies also stretched over the northern half of the Appalachians and the entire Atlantic Coast south of New England. The Southeast remained clear to partly cloudy and the Pacific coast had mostly clear skies. Overnight temperatures dipped into the 20s and 30s in New England and northeastern New York State, while the Northern Plains cooled into the 30s, with a few readings in the 20s reported in Montana. The Southeast remained in the 50s and 60s, with a few readings in the 70s recorded in Florida and southern Texas. Early morning temperatures ranged from 73 degrees at Key West and Miami, Fia., to 24 at Havre, Mont. Electrophonia Stereo Value Logging Accident DEWITT, Ark. (AP) -- Au thorities said Sammy Gray, 4 died Sunday in a logging ace dent at Ethel, a communit about 20 miles east of here. Be»b« Girl Killid BEEBE, Ark. (AP) - Billle BEOB$, Ark. A P ) -- Billic ail Byrd, 13, of Beebe was lied Saturday night when she 11 from a wagon and was run er by the wagon while she id other members of a Sun- ay school class were on a hay- de, authorities said. She was the daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. John H. Byrd ol eebe. A funeral service is to bo at i tn. Tuesday at First Baptlsl hurch in Beebe. 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