Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 17, 1974 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

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Thursday, October 17, 1974
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· Nertfcvmt Arkansas TIMES, Thuri., Oct. 17, 1974 rAV»TT»VILL«. ' For Board Of Directors Meet The Candidates Editor's Note niiiiiiiiuintiiiiiiDiiiniiinniiiniitinnuiraiuiii Today In History Camp Alterberry Closed To Deserters raul Noland. 50, of 2190 Manor Drive has b e e n a res- \ idcnt of Fayetleville lor the past 23 years. Noland is running for position three and is opposed by T.C. Carlson. Noland and his wife, Mrs. Eunice Noland, have four children. He was born near Peoria, 111. and has been a member of the board for two years. He is a professor in the Animal Science Department at the University of Arkansas. He holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree from the University of Illinois and a PhD from Cornell University, all in the field of animal nutrition. He is a Methodist and a member of the Lion's Club. Noland feels th»t a city in come tax is rot too feasible at present and might be a detriment to the long term development of the city. "The city can't do too much about inflation," Noland said, "because of the prices we have to pay at our r end. We can, however, continue to be just as efficient as possible in the . operation of the city, making sure that the expenditures we make are necessary. I think our present city manager is very ·' careful in this respect." As far as possible cuts are concerned, Noland said thai '·· "we should look at the tola' budget whenever the possible cuts become necessary." He feels that the board is de ; finitely a policy making body · and not an administrative one. · "A transportation system i almost non-existent i n N o r t h - west Arkansas," Noland said. : "I think this is one area we · really need to look at and ; maybe, it might help solve -. some of our problems, such "· traffic and parking. We migh ' experimentally explore the nee : and potential users of a trans '. portation system, such a ,, commuters and retired persons - "Something we definitel '; have to explore are ways t - get rid of our solid waste. Thes . problems have to be resolve " before too much longer and w ; need to get started now." The two articles on this page are in a series on candidates for positions on the Fayetteville Board of Directors. Each candidate has been interviewed on his stands and beliefs on the problems and opportunities facing Fayetteville. Twenty persons have filed for posts on the seven-member Board of Directors. Four successful candidates will represent the city's four wards, while three will be elected at large. Noland feels he is qualified for the position because he has lived in the city for some 23 years and because he has been serving on the board for the past two years. "I feel I'm con- ersant enough to understand le city's problems. As for a latform, I'm very much inter- sled in seeing an o r d e r l y , alanced growth for the city ad against widespread large cale development when we on't have the wherewithal to upport it." When asked if he had an axe j grind or any pet projects, Poland replied "I don't feel that 'm anything but a citizen of 'ayetteville and can, hopefully, elp solve some of the city's roblems." Noland said he favors the 'resent form of city government. "I feel that this form the city manager type) is so much superior to the mayor- :ouncil form that we were because "being a native here...I didn't like what I saw over the years. The push seems to be for bigger and better and I m not convinced that bigger and better is always best." He said he feels he can lend the city some of the experience he gained while in the military and at the UA. As tor a platform, Carlson said "I'm plugging for priorities." He listed three things which lie felt should be the top priorities for the city, public safels', public utilities (water, sewer and sanitation) and public honesty. He said he is running to represent all citizens and will work to better the situation of retired persons. When asked if he favors the city manager form of government, . he replied "theoretically, the city manager form is the best. But, where any one, or a combination of, city directors step in and disrupt the city manager's activities, this form By THE ASSOCIATED 1'RKSS Today is Thursday, Oct. 17. the 230th day of 197-1. There are 75 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1777, British General John Burgoyne surren dered his forces to the Amen cins at Saratoga. N.Y. in wha was one of the turning points of the American Revolution. INDIANAPOLIS. ' Ind. '(AP) -- After processing nearly 1,200 men, Gamp Atlcrbury ha been closed as the center through which Vietnam-era deserters passed under President Ford's conditional amnesty pliui. Military officials say the number of deserters reporting has dwindled and they can bo processed more efficiently at Ft. 30 r Benjamin liles north Harrison, f Alter about Thirty-nine deserters were transferred there Tuesday from Samp Allerbury, which can lancile about GOO persons at a time. Ft. Harrison can house about 300. Under the clemency program, early arivals went to Ft Harrison but operations were- moved to AUci'bury on Sept. 2i when military officials forecast a load of up to 150 deserters a MaJ. J. Thomas Kallunkt, public Information officer at Ft. iMrdson, said processing Urns could be cut there to less (him of the small numbers Involved. It was tak- a day ing two day's al AUerbury, hu said. He added that fewer him 250 military personnel will ba needed at Ft. Harrison, \vh!« 500 were used at Atlcrbury. Allerbury now revei'ls to control of the Indiana National Guard".' vyiiich had been using it as a training camp. On this date In 1GG2, England's King under, that there comparison lo the is just no things that Treasury To Auction $1,000 Securities WASHINGTON (AP) -- Smal nvestors will be given another chance to put their savings inlo [overnmenl securities as a suit of a Treasury Departmen decision removing a $10,00' minimum purchase limit. The ' Treasury said Tuesdaj ,hat investment as small a ^1,000 will be accepted at an auction scheduled for Oct. 23 t sell SI billion of Treasury note with a 4 1 /4-year term. The inter est rate for the notes will determined solely on the basi of bids submitted al the auc lion, Ihe Treasury said. The government hiked Ih minimum purchase to $10,00 last month after droves small investors turned out for sale of 9.5 per cent notes sol in August at a $1,000 minimum The Treasury offered no e: planation for its decision to r store the lower minimum : this month's auction. isilion three, ' representing aro Three, on the Board Directors. Me is opposed by aul Noland, an incumbent. Carlson was born in Fayette- lle, spent 30 years in the-U.S. ir Force retired as a Colonel id relumed to Fayetteville -in 71. He has a degree in busi- ESS administration from the Diversity of Arkansas, and ttended several schools while the military. He is a Roman atholic. Carlson feels that a city in-1 ome tax is a source of revenue 'hich is long overdue. "We ave many people who work i the corporate limits of the ity of Fayetleville, but don't ve here. They, by merely eing here, are receiving city ervices. but they don't pay for t. Therefore, I think it's a long verdue tax." He says thai the first step i fighting inflation is to esla.b- sh a list of goals or priorities or the future. "My observation ver the last two years has iceri that this city has never lad clearly slated priorilies. This lack of printed priorities, ilaced where every citizen can ee them, has worked to the wardship of all the citizens. Careful examination of our sys- cm can help cut expenditures. Vith good leadership, estab- ished priorities and gooc organization you can reduce the cost of government." Carlson views the board policy making body. lie believes that a city, il they can afford it, should be a self-contained operation. Carl son pointed out that he believes :he city can save money by hiring its own engineers and mechanics, instead of havinj the work done commercially, a: is now done is some cases. Carlson said he is running fo office for three reasons because he doesn't feel an candidate should run unop posed; lo give his wife anothe vote (Mrs. Pat Carlson running for position six) an won't work. If you have strong city manager and Board of Directors who recognize their role, and these are two big 'ifs', .1 prefer Ihe city manager form. If these two conditions can't be met, there is no choice but to operate under the mayor form." Father Fights Too Much Christmas TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) -- The umper stickers read, "Boycott hrislmas spoilers!" They're the brain child of ob Clay of Tuslin, who says e loves Christmas and decided this is loo much" when he aw a Christmas advertisement n a newspaper Sept. 18. Under the name of the "Com- nitlee lo Eliminate Premature Ihrislmas Advertising and Dis Jay." the 47-year old father of iree printed 2,500 slickers. He ent out 1,000 to his firm's ( Christmas card list and toi lewspapers. Clay charges 25 cents each and, he says, "this thing really Charles II sold Dunkirk to the French. In 1813, Napoleon Bonaparte's Confederation of Ihe Rhine was dissolved. In 1855, Ihe English engineer and factory owner. Henry .Bessemer, patented his process for making 'steel. In 1933, Dr. Albert Einstein irrived in the United Stales as a refugee from Nazi Germany. In 1945, Juan Peron staged a coup in Buenos Aires and became absolute dictator of Argentina. In 1968, il was announced thai Mrs. John Kennedy would marry Aristotle Onassis. Ten years ago: The National Space Agency announced it was starting to recruit scientists foi space flights, including trips lo Ihe moon. Five years ago: President iixon picked Economist Arthur Sums to succeed William McChesney Martin as chairman of Ihe Federal Reserve Board. One year ago: The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Le Due Tho of North Vietnam for negotiating the Vietnam cease fire agreement. Today's birthdays: Play- BED BATH FASHION SHOP SHEETS PILLOWCASES MARTEX--STEVEN--SPRINGMA1D--WAMSUTTA. All »ir»t quality permanent press no-iron percale. Values from $2.49 to $33.00. wrrght Arthur Miller is 59 years eld. Stunt performer Evel Knievel is 36. Thought, tor today: A wise man will rnake more opportunities than he finds -- Francis BECOH, English philosopher. 1SGM626. ook off." "Promoting Christmas right after Halloween has given almost two months of seeing Christmas everywhere. By Dec. 15 most of us are over-Christ- mased." he said, 'Now some retailers starting months even earlier. Three of Christmas mercialism could mean that we yould 'be tired of Christmas be- 'ore Thanksgiving arrives." Clay said that his aim is simply to "save a little Christmas spirit for Christmas Day." "When I was a kid Christmas was at Christmas time," he said. "Then the shopping season began after Thanksgiving, then it moved up to Halloween, and now a home improvement store in my neighborhood had a banner reading "Christmas in September!" Madame Chaing Sees Downfall Of U.N. TAIPEI. Taiwan (AP) -- Madame Chiang Kai-shek says Na- iionalist China left the United Stations because it believes "the U.N. has become a charnel house of dead principles." In a statement issued Tuesday by the government information office, the First Lady of Nationalist China said the world forum is doomed because of the destruction of principles upon which it was founded. Criticizing a U.N. decision prompted by the Peking representatives to remove from its headquarters a plaque quoting Confucius, Madame Chiang said the Chinese Communists cannot "erase history" and make her husband's government "disappear and vanish Now Price into nothingness.'* On Oct.-'25,'1971, the United N a t i o n s gave. 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