Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 23, 1974 · Page 5
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 23, 1974
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Promises Preliminary Decision Federal Court Hears Weston Lawsuit Tuesday MTTL.E UOCK ( A P ) -- A three-judge federal court, panel took two lawsuits -- one filed by Sharp Citizen editor Joseph Weston ot Cave City -- under advisement Tuesday and will return at least a preliminary ' decision before the Nov. 5 general election. Weston, a write-in candidate for governor, has filed suit asking that the names of Gov. Dale Bumpers, David H. Pryor and Ken Coon be.strlcken from the Nov. 5 ballot. The other suit , filed by one of Western's supporters, Chester Smith of Sharp County, challenges the constitutionality of Arkansas' law on write-in votes. If Weston wins his suit, apparently he would become governor by default, and Republi can John Harris Jones nt Pine 3luff would become U.S. scna- .or rattier than Bumpers, the Democratic senatorial nominee. Pryor is the Democratic nominee tor governor .Coon Is the GOP gubernatorial nominee. Weston's suit deal* with the constitutionality... of the Arkansas law that directs Bumpers to sit as chairman of the stale Election Commission while a candidate for the U.S. Senate. Weslon contends that Bumpers should not be allowed to run for the Senate when he has had a hand iti picking county election commissioners. Pryor and Coon have influence over their respective party chairmen-; who sit. by law, on the state Election Commission and, therefore, should Chrysler Reports Profits Of $11.2 Million For Quarter DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler Corp. has reported a third- quarter profit of $11.2 million in U.S. and Canadian operations and increased sales revenue worldwide. But the firm wound up losing $8 million for the quarter because of overseas losses. The North American profits were offset by losses totaling $19.2 million overseas, Chrysler said. The figure* announced Tuesday show Chrysler still in the black for the year so far. The nis)e-month earnings ar« $21.4 million, an 88 per cent decline from $181 million a year ago. and a per-share drop from $3.42 to 38 cents. It was only the second quarter, in 3% years that the na lion's third largest auto maker reported a loss. General Motors and Ford Motor Co. plan to re port their third-quarter results next week. DESPITE RECORD The loss came despite recorc revenues for the period. Sales totaled $2.8 billion, up from $2.! billion for the third quarter of 1973. Trading or tha firm's stock was temporarily halted on th New York Stock Exchange Tuesday. It closed at 10%, ow for the year. Chrysler. Chairman Lynn Townscnd said the firm has been unable to recover $249 in material and labor costs addet or each car sinco January 1972 despite price increases aver aging about $1,000 since 197* models came out a little more than a year ago. Townscnd blamed the third quarter loss, equivalent to 15 cents a . share, on "a com jination of decreased units, adequate price increases am increased costs which have per sisted throughout the industry during 1974." His contention was Illuslratec by sales figures for the firs nine months of- the year -- $8.' billion worldwide, a $100 millioi increase over the comparabl period ot last year but never Ihelsss represenling a drop i Ihe number of cars *old. Chrys ler said U.S. vehicle sale through the first three quarter were off 18 per cent to 1,025,07 units, and worldwide vehicl sales declined eight per cent t 2,275.535. · , During the first six months o this year, the Big Three aut makers reported the lowest cu mulative profits in 13 years bi all remained In the black. ol be allowed on the ballot, Vcston said. Richard S. Arnold, the altor- ey for Bumpers, asked the ourt to dismiss Weslon's suit. Arnold contended that the uit did not raise a substantial ederal question and, therefore, ie court did not have jurisdic- on.,He said if Weslon won his uit, he would be governor and ones- would be senator, "Tht jeople of the slate have righti ere, too," Arnold said. Weston broke into tears al ie allegation that the court did iot have jurisdiclioti. He saic e had been pcrseculcd -for ears because he had been try ng lo change Ihc political sys em. Federal court is Ihe lasl ilace lo which he can lurn, he aid. Smilh, a 48-year-old median , and Royca Griffin, : -the ourt-appointed lawyer · for imith, appeared 'before the hree-judge . panel Tuesday Smith alleged through his attor iey that because, he is semi iterate he is prevented by state aws from having his write-in ·otes counted. Griffin said lha legislature in ended to deprive illiterate .emililerate and handicappec rersons of the right to vote for wrile-in candidales. Smith has filed suit agains he State and the at at a and Sharp County election commis ;ions. Although state law allows il iterate and handicapped per sons to be assisted in the volin ooth by an election, judge c :he person's spouse, Smith sail ie did not want an electioi judge lo know for whom he wa voting, and said he was no married. Judge Roy Slephenson of th U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Ap peals at St. Louis, Federa Judge J. Smith Senley of Lilt! Rock and Federal Judge' Thomas Eisele. of Little Roc listened to the testimony. Stephenson told Griffin tha the U.S. Supreme Court had in slructed lower courts to co strue laws as constitutional ". it's at all possible to do so." H said Griffin-seemed to ba as ing for a strict, word-by-wor construction of the laws at sue to negate their porpose. "What do you think electto judges are for?" Stephenso asked Griffin. Hunting, Fishing License Fee Increase Asked LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The tale Legislative Council was old Wednesday that Arkansas porlsmcn would s u f f e r if Ihc eglslature did not. support a $4 ncrease In the price of hunting nd fishing licenses. "The sportsmen of Arkansas most surely know where the lame will lie," said Joe Scott f Nashville, commission chair man. .-'-.". The current fee is $3.50, but he commission has recommended $7.50. . ' . ' ' . Gentlemen, the commission s answerable to you, and 'ou're. answerable to the iporlsmen of Arkansas," Scott said. Scott laid some of the lawmakers with whom he had spoken were afraid they.would ose a few votes if they voted or an increase in fees. "Yes, you just might do lhal, ut the confidence you will gain or our state/government...will ar outweigh, any votes you might lose." . He said if the legislature doe* not go along with lha higher rates, the commission will have o re-evaluate some of its programs and fish and wildlife in :he state will decline. Some of, the council members appeared angered by Scott's approach. They auggesltd that, icrhaps, the commission had lot done a hard enough selling ;ob on the need for higher fees and that, perhaps, the commission no longer should be autonomous like the Highway Commission. Scott said he would not he opposed to the latter idea if that is what the legislature and the people of Arkansas wanted, but lie said this agency was doing its best to demonstrate the need for the higher fees. NorthwMt Arkanxn TIMES, W*d., Oct. 23, 1974 PAVITTtVlLLI, AHKAMf** Rare Talent An Okapl at the Brooklltld Zoo'in Brookfield, III., west of Chicago, displays a talent that anyone who has his hands full and caught with a speck of dust la his eye can appre- clalt, (AP Wirtphoto) lations, announced in Parliament Tuesday and effective immediately, are a response to government fears that soaring immigration will add to mounting unemployment. Immigration Minister Robert Andras estimated that the restrictions will reduce the Influx from an estimated 260,000 to about 200,000 in 1975. He said uncontrolled immigration would create problems of housing and social services as well as unemployment. Immigralion during the first six months of 1974 reached 104.089, a 47 per cent Increase over the same period: In 1973 and »J per cent higher trian in the first half of 1972. .Unemployment rose by one-half- of one per cent to 5.8 per cent ot the labot force in September. 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