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October 18, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

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For Board Of Directors Meet The Candidates United Fund Campaign Goal 'Within Reach: JACK MONCRIEF Jack Moncrief, 51 who has operated a photography studio in Fayetteville for 17 years, has filed for n position on the Fayetteville City B o a r d of Directors. In his bid for Position 4 he is opposed -by Claude A. (Al) Hughes. A native of Oklahoma City he attended tho University of Tulsa and Cornell University and majored in business. Currently he is president of · Moncrief's Inc. which 'he glarted after 'selling his photographic studio here this ·· past year. Moncrief has been active in civic organizations. .He served as past chairman of the Contact Club' of the Chamber of Commerce, is a past board ttiemeber of the Kiwanis Club and past · president of the FayetloviUe Relief Association. He is still active In the latter association, He also has worked with the U n i t e d Fund Drive a n d prepared slide presentations for several years. He Was a charter member and chairman of the former Committee on Drug Education. (CODE). Moncrief Is against a city Income tax. "I feel. the same as I would about a city sales tax. Inflation is making it extremely difficult for mosi people to get by these days and government, at various levels has taxed us so heavily through visible and invisible taxes it is difficult fpr the average working person to make ends m e e t . I would . certainly b e a g a i n s t a n y additional taxes," he said. The candidate does not fee', that ha is qualified, at this time, to decide on what cuts might b e - m a d e in city services because., of inflation. "Ir essence, I know what I woulc not cut and I feel that prlorites should be placed. City streets need maintenance and improve ment because we have such bat streets. Our streets are old anc continually in need of repair I fee! that the salaries, of city employes have to be niaintaineu and they should be paid a living wage so we can continue the services we have," he said. The board of directors policy making body aecordinf to Moncrief. "I feel the boan should make policy. We havi a first class city manger in Don Grimes and it should be th board's job to advise him and set the policies for him to t'aur out. They should not interferi with his work and make it more difficult for him to do the job we are paying him to do," he laid. "I favor the city manage: form of government, very definitely. I feel it tends to more efficient government am I would not want to go bacl. to the old style of mayor-cnunci where politics entered into i ao highly," he commented. Moncrief docs not have an 1 pre-conceived ideas about ex panding or cutting city services "I don't really know. I wouli have to see what the city lia in mind. I can't make an ofl the-cuff- statement when I hav no background," he said. Moncrief has been requests, to seek the position. "I do fee that bcause I have been small businessman in Fayet teville for 17 years I have a understanding of the problem of the city. I know Just abcu everyone in town and I sub scribe to the values of honest .anc! integrity and would operat ' that way on the city board, realize that these values ma not be current today in a lo of places, but I live by them Editor's Note 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 {he ·problems and opportunities facing Fay^tte- ville. 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. am under no obligation to any 1 roups or 'special interests. I ave no reason to be on .the oard to achieve personal 'gain, nd I don't own any property iat I want re-zoned," Moncrief lated. Moncrief feels that board members should be from vari- .33 geographical areas over the ity and; from different walks t life. "I feel I can represent he average person," he said. Moncrief feels his ability to et things idone is an asset. *'I may not have the influence of nany people, but I know who a talk to and know a lot of eople," ho said. "There are many shades of ray and lifo is not all black nd whits. IE you make t h e rade you have to compromise, ifou give a little here and take little there, ff you don't you re out in tne cold all of the ime. If you insist on a hard ine all of the time, pretty soon o one will talk to you and ompromise is the name of the ;ame. It may not seem like a nice word but it is a reality," "ie said. $117,451 Already Collected Campaign workers, of t h e Unilcd Fund of Fayetteville have to raise $32,009 lo meet the goal of $149.460. · Tolal contributions a n d pledges reported at the second report session Thursday were $117,450 which Is 79 per cent of the goal. "The goal is within reach, but there is still work to be done," said Carl Collier, cochairman of the . drive, who set the noxt report session for 3 p.m. Oct. 2(i at r the hospitality- room of Southwestern Electric Power Co . ; The two-day business d r i v e went over its goal of $13,500 and reported 105 per cent collected. Mrs. CJeorge Templeton, reporting for the rniijor gilts sector, reported 92 per cent of the goal has been reached. She noted that Arkansas Western Gas Co. and employes showed n 22 per cent increase over last year and Askew Enterprise a 15 pc.r cent increase and 100 per cent participation. 100 PER CENT Oilier business enterprises reaching 100 per cent participation were -Eason and Company, First Federal Savings and Loan,'and the three Dillon Stores. Employes of Safeway raised their contribution from $80 last year to $370.80 t h i s year, and Collier Drugs w e r e Jones Cites Need For Moral Values In Inflation Fight MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark !AP) -- John Harris Jones, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, said Thursday night the first step in the fight against inflation is to give pri ority lo moral values. ' · "The federal government has expanded its functions not only ;o the extent of burdening its taxpayers but also to impair its ability to perform primary "unctions such as maintaining a sound monetary system,'* hi said. "Within this first priority o moral values, we- must return to the American traditions o constitutional government, indi vidual freedom and initiative work incentives, moral respon sibility, and, with our return t Hie true traditions of America we will restore a prosperous productive economy." Jones will oppose Democrat! Gov. Dale Bumpers in the Nov 5 general election. Jones, a Pine Bluff, banke and lawyer, said Bumpers ha stated that Arkansas -.-didn 1 have any problems. · tha couldn't be cured by money. "All the billions accrued b; the oil-producing countries \vi. not buy for a single one o them a free society or prbvid'. a single Arab with the individ ual freedom which American have so long taken for grantei and are now so near to losing,' Jones said. Fortune /Found ' AYCLIFFE, England (AP) Plumber Sidney Schofield mac a routine check of a hot wate tank in a house In this norther England town and found small fortune. On top of the tank in a plast bag was 2,990 pounds -- $7,17 -- and a bank book. Police b lieve the money belonged to th previous tenant of the hous who died last year. The cash was in a safe at k cal police headquarters toda as lawyers try to decide wh CHARLES Claude "Al" H u g h a s i s ' a alive of Fayelteville and has yed in Ihe city most of his "e, except for a short time hen his father, C. A. Hughes, ccepted a teaching position at rkansas Tech in Russelville. he 52-year-old Hughes is op- osed in his candidacy for osition four by Jack Moncrief. Hughes and his wife Mrs. :ary (Dood) Hughes reside at 65 Hall Ave. The couple have lie daughter, Mary Beth, who caches for the U.S. Depart- lent of Defense overseas.- He is Director of Transpor- rftion for the Fayetleville ublic Schools and is Program )irector for the Teacher Aide r o g r a m for Fayetteville, Happy Rockefeller Tolerates Thursday's Surgery Well jentry "ughes and also Prairie Grove; owns his- own roperty management agency, he Al Hughes Agency. Hughes has a masters degree n education from the Jnlversity of Arkansas. He ttended the Universtiy - of Dayton and UCLA for post- raduale work. He is quite ctive in tha Lions .Club and s a past · district governor of jons International. He and'his wife are members of Trinity Methodist Church. As regards inflation, Hughes aid ''I'm sure the city can !raw in its purse strings omewhere, but I would lesitale to form any definite pinion before studying all the acts. I am opposed to a city ncome tax because I don't see any reason vyhy wa should resort to It." Hughes said he has no i e f i n i t e ideas y'et about changing any city provided ervi'ces. "I don't want to make waves or rock the boat without knowing all the facts." He; --views the Board of NEW YORK .'(AP) -- Vice President-designate Nelson A. Rockefeller's wife, Happy, is given a 90 per cent chance of recovery from the removal of a cancerous breast in an operation similar to that performed three weeks ago on First Lady Betty Ford. After Mrs. Rockefeller's Wk- hour operation Thursday at Me- rnorial Sloan-Kettering "Cancer Center, ; ~;her surgeon, :-Dr. Jerome Urban, said-"she recuperated fantastically rapidly." Urban removed Mrs. Rockefeller's left breast as well as lymph norles in the left armpit, but he left a major portion of her chest muscle intact. The cancer apparently had spread and Urban said nance to her during this time, 1 nly wish I could be at her side give her the strength sc lany have given to me." "She's a very strong person wonderful person, and ha; real strength of character and eat moral strength, and those re all the qualities you need," ockefeller said. chances were "excellent .. not her as Directors as a strictly policy making body. "I've spent all my life helping other people," Hughes said when asked why he was running, "and I feel I can he of service to the people in the community by serving on the Joard. I have" been on the Planning Commission for three years and have a good understanding of the workings of city government. As Director of Transportation for the school system, I understand budgeting procedures and tha soaring cost of inflation." When asked if he had an axe to grind, he rtplied, "no, not in any way. The only thing I want, to do is represent the people in my.ward to the best of my ability." .Hughes said he very much favors the city mairger form of government. "We h a v e ' a manager who can devote full lime to the problems of the city. We don't need a part time manager with a business -of h i s own to slow him down. We need a full time man." ;ood as one could expect under his condition." · . He said she probably would b a able to leave the hospital in Rockefeller told newsmen outside the center after seeing his wife that "I feel much re ieved.-The day's ending -better than it started --better than a number of days." Rockefeller had summoned reporters to his Manhattan of fices just as his wife's surgery was starting. "You won't believe what I'm going to tell you," he said tracing the events leading up to the operation. '· . He said the removal Sept, 28 of Mrs. Ford's. right breast ir cancer surgery had' promptei his wife to give her own breasts a self-examination, and she dis covered a suspicious lump. A breast X-ray g a v e sus picious, but inconclusive re suits. Dr. Urban advised Mrs Rockefeller, 48, to enter - Ih lospital -Wednesday. Furthe tests led to the surgery, an doctors found three cancerou nodules about the size of the ti of a little finger in the breas and its surrounding tissue. "I suppose .. .'Mrs. Ford ha made everybody a little mor conscious," Rockefeller told th reporters in his office. Deputy White HOUSE- 'Pres Secretary John W. Hushcn sai the President telephoned Rock efeller after tlie operation "t convey his and Mrs. Ford' concern and sympathy an their hope that Mrs. Roek'efei ler will have the same speed, recovery that Mrs. Ford ha had." In a statement released b the White House, Mrs. For said: "I am sure that the love her family; the prayers of th entire nation and' her ihne strength will be a"great susti Spread Recalled WASHINGTON (AP) - Thi 'ood and Drug Administration oday announced the" recall o early 12,000 cans of a sand ieh spread which it said wa underprocessed, creating a po ential health hazard. The 15-ovmce cans of Nut-Me a Sandwich Filler were pro uced by Tennessee Hill oods, Inc., Dunlap, Tenn., an istributed to health lood store and Sevenlh Day Adventis hurches in 19 states.' NarthwBit Arkansas TIMES, Friday, Oct. 18, 1974 FAYlTTEVJLLE, A R K A N S A S NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES ip 33 per .cent in their employe ontribution and corporate .gift. Mrs. Shirley Blackston rcporl- (I Levi-Strauss and Co. em- !oycs contributed $636 and the ompany $1,141. The drive at Vashington Regional Medical Center is not completed but has :ollected 50 per cent of its goal. A gift of $4,843 was announced ty Alex MacLean for Shakes- icare. He reported that t h e :ompany has fewer employes his year 'but'" individual '"gift's i'ere higher. Wayne Partin, assistant manger of Campbell Soup Co. re- orted contributions totaling 24,737. There were 100 fewer mployes this year, he said, and hey contributed more than 20,000 and the corporate gift vas $4,650. He introduced com- iany campaign workers inctud- ng'Mts. Edna Swiggarty, Tcr- ·y Trice, Mrs. Norma Sellers, Mrs. Sara Carlisle, Almond Riding, Mrs. Mabel-Moore a n d Mrs. Maxine Allen/; ·:.·::.:..".5-/. | STILL UNDERWAY . . ;| James Jones, introduced- by iarry Worsham, co-chairman of :he drive, reported the drive at Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. is still underway. More than $6,500 has been collected in the drive conducted by the company and Communication Workers of America Local 6S02. Other sectors reporting ware c o u n t y , $146 or 29 per cent of drive; community services, $1,637 or 91 per', cent; professional $5,'589 :or,-51. per cent; residential $4,692 or- 59 per cent; University, of Arkansas, $7,379 or 42 per cent.' ·XPERT WATCH REPAIR SWIFTS ninrv m. RED GRANGE: "The Galloping Ghost" Write-In Candidates SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) "-Robert H. Simpson, 94, California's self-proclaimed "Muckraker-in-Chief," says he's running (Or governor as a write-In candidate. It's not because ho wants the job, or expects to win it, but because "I'm dedicated to clean government and I won't give up if it exhausts lay last ounce of strength." His statement Wednesday declared that Caiifornians have been "gulled and swindled" by both Democrats and Republi cans. He's a dedicated non partisan and independent. Simpson said, "I want noth- 'Irig. "No pay. I don't need the mansion. I'll live In a hotel." ' Christmas Portrait Special! No Sitting Charge Eight Persons 3--8x10 Natural Color 3--8x10 Brown Tone Portraits Only $32.95 Portraits Only $24.95 (Reg. §53.00) Call For Apppifitment ; (Reg. $44.00) HAL'S STUDIO (Formerly Moncrief Studio) Phone 442-9925 19 N. Block Av*. CHRISTIAN GROWIH INSTITUTE UNIVERSITY BAPTIST CHURCH FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS OCTOBER 21-25, 1974 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday thru Friday Dudley Hall, Instructor ^Living In An Unchristian Home ^Gaining Freedom From Parents ·^f Understanding Salvation ^Discovering Your Spiritual Gift ·^Becoming Financially Free ^Suffering And God Registration Fee... $2.00/person Tuition Fee $3.00/person Syllabus $5.00 Total... $10.00 PRE-REG1STER NOW! IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH invites you to join them in REVIVAL October 20-27 7 p.m. Nightly (Nursery Provided) 201 South Duncan · Larry Evans Evangelist Fayettevill* MINISTRY OF JAMES ROB1SON EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION PRIZEWORD PUZZLE NOW WORTH $270 Out of 623 entries, there were no winners to the October 13 Prizeword Puzzle. This means that next Sunday's puzzle will be worth $270, plus $100 in bonuses. If you haven't worked the puzzle, try it. . . .if you have worked it, try it again. You may be a winner! : Here's the Correct Solution with an explanation of answers to last week's puzzle CLUES ACROSS: 1. WALKING not talking. The clue suits something one can simply indulge in to whatever eextent one cares; WALKING is favored, since talking depends more or less on other people. 7. TOPIC not tonic. The clue has more point in the case of TOPIC, since a tonic is hardly e'xpected'to be very palatable. Also, the phrasing: "a certain bitterness about " suits a sore or touchy TOPIC; a tonic may simply taste bitter in an ordinary', straightforward sense. 8. RUNNING not ruining. When an incompetent Is RUNNING things, there's bound to be trouble (in consequence). The ruining of things, whether or not by an incompetent, is trouble. 9. PATHS not baths. The clue is true of PATHS, which must lead somewhere. Since any size of bath is usable, the idea of a certain necessary length is less apt in the case of baths. Laths not favored, 15. ODD not old. The clue's inclusion of "eventually" has more point for ODD. It's possible at any time that an old b"Hppgooy, be suitable replacement. An ODD (unrrtolch'ed) button has' no evident usefulness, though "eventually" it may suit something you have at that time. · ' 16. MAP not mop. The clue suits something so rarely used that you've forgotten what you've done with it! A MAP, possibly of an area little visited,""Is more apt than a mop, which is normally used regularly. 19. FARCE not force. Since a force may be overwhelmingly strong, the clue is more necessarily true of a FARCE. 22. REGARD not reward. As an answer, "REGARD" makes better use of the clue's phrase: "in general". There simply is little reward for "a writer who doesn't get much work published". .. .i.e., one who, more or less, fails. Such a writer may 'be well REGARDed by some, but not "in general". 23. SAWN not sewn or sown. The clue is more firmly true in the case of SAWN. One can upick and sew anew, or make fresh preparation and sow properly, but SAWING is the sort of thing done once and for aN. CLUES DOWN: 2. ABUSE not amuse. The clue suggests something unworthy to do. To ABUSE people may help certain individuals to "feel important". To amuse /people (as an entertainer) can be quite important. 4. NINE not none. .There Is a certain casualness about the clue's phrase "might happen to," which favors NINE. The number of clues found by the detectives might "happen" fo be NINE; they might, rather, "be able to find none (despite considerable efforts). 5. LOYALTY not royalty. The broad, open nature of the clue favors LOYALTY. Royally is the only really important to the monarchies in question. 10. PREMISES not promises. Promises, if not actual guarantees, offer something more positive than mere "hope". T, ]. W.OpD. not mood. "Certain" workers use WOOD and may well be happier using good WOOD. Practically all workers are influenced by mood. Food not favored, 12. LADY not lads. The clue's word "young" is required for LADY rather than lads. Also, the moderating words: "a bit" favors LADY. (A young LADY is not imagined to extend a man al lennis greatly, as lads may well do.) 17. BREAK not bread. "BREAK" is ths more realistic , consideration. Even for a mere snack, nobo.dy .would take, simply, a little bread. 21. NOW not new. "NOW" is comprehensively ap». It's a question of what styles are being worn at present, whether or not they happen to be newly arrived. 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