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October 23, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

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10 ·! Northwest Arkaruoi TIM£S, W»d., Oct. 23, 1974 ^_ r»YiTTIVH.I-t, ARKANSAS For Board Of Directors Meet The Candidates Phillip Taylor, 39, director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, is a candidate for Position 7 on the Fayetteville Board of Directors. He will be opposed by incumbent Loris Stanlon and Morris Collier. Taylor, a native of Lufkin, Tex., has been in Fayetteville since 1957. He holds a doctorate in business administration from the UA. He taught at Lamar University in Beaumont, Tex before returning as a faculty member to his alma mater in 19G6. He is a member of Central United Methodist Church, where he has served on the board, and has served as a director of the Economic Opportunity Agency's board and as chairman of the last Community School Study undertaken by the local school district. He servec as a consultant to the Southern Governor's Commission on the F u t u r e of the South; served on the S t a t e Parks and Tourism Commission, the Westark and Northwest Arkan sas Economic Development Dis tricts and the Rockwin Fund. He and his wife, Gloria, and their daughter, Pamela, live a 1409 Oak Manor'. REVENUE PROBLEM Taylor feels there are bette: ways to raise revenue tha through a city income tax. "I don't think that a city sue] L as Fayetteville is largo enougl to adequately administer a city income tax without the ta being unreasonably high for thi revenue it would earn. "There is no question that w are going to be faced with in creased revenue needs, but think there may be better way than the city income tax t derive this income," he said. He sees effective administra tion as the best way to handl inflation. '·. "Obviously, in order to main ' tain services, the city mus i effectively administer its pre ; sent fee program and mak : sure that it collects the reve- ; nues to which it is entitled. · "If cuts are necessary I don · havs any definitive statement, \ at this time but obviously ther ' are programs that must b . carried out if at all possible :' such as street programs, bu : we might delay such program ;. as parks," he said. ; "This certainty does not pu ; parks in a position of bein ;. seoonHary, but they are some . thing that is more readil · deferable than street hnprovi. ; ments. Certainly, before tryin : to cut any services, it would b j necessary to consider ever · avenue to make existing Se ; vices more efficient before el ; urinating any programs thi · already exist," he said. · BROAD FUNCTIONS " The functions of tha ell ' board out across severe! area ground to appreciate the administrative problems of the city; and enables me to make some helpful imputs on programs the city can pursue. I am concerned for Fayetteville and I feel that anyone who is qualified should make themselves available to serve the community." he said. "I absolutely have no specia interests or pet projects. 1 would be a poor representative 'f I wanted on the board to promote a particular interest o: group," Taylor said. "There are going to be many issues and frankly, one of the reasons I would encourage an person to make the race, is t interest groups, available. Fre make people, oilier than specia Quently only people who hav an axe to grind or a specia interest are likely to seek elec ted positions,"* he said. ABC News Show Interrupted WASHINGTON (AP) - How ml K. Smith's ABC television icws show was interrupted jricfly by two men and two vomcn apparently protesting be treatment of prisoners in Northern Ireland. The interruption at 6:17 p.m 7 .DT Tuesday was seen b.\ hose watching the 6 p.m. ABC evening news. Smith was co-anchoring the show with Harry Reasoner who was in New York, whet he four people walked in fron of the cameras. "They tried to say somethin; about the treatment the Britis are giving political prisoners i northern Ireland," John-Lynch Washington bureau chief fo ABC, said. Police took the demonstrator away without incident and late charged them with disorder! conduct. The four were ident fied as the Rev. Sean G McManus, 30, a priest fron Baltimore: Sean W. Walsh, 2 of Boston; Maria K. Fogartj 27, of Catonsville, Md.; an Mary P. Baggarly, 29, of Co lege Park, Md. They were re leased on S10 bonds Women Finds VA Check Can Be Persistently Around DALLAS, Tex. (AP) -- Candy Posllethwnile tins never been in lie military, but a misdirected Veterans Administration check las made its way to her door- ep for a seventh time and she can't seem to get rid of it. It was four weeks ago that Mrs. Postlethwaite first received a VA check in the mail made out to one Ronald Lee Vest. She left it for the post- on his next man to pick up round. "I got it back about four or five days later, in a dittcrcnt envelope," she related Monday So she telephoned the VA office here and was directed to sent the stray check there. "So I did--and I received H back again, in the same envc lope," Mrs. Posttethwaile said. Next she mailed it to Hie Treasury Department office in Kansas City where the check was issued,' along with a certi fied letter advising that "I die not know this person and thi: person did not live here." Tin check was returned once more in a different envelope "Then I look it down to the Vhite Rock (postal) station and gave it to the postmaster," she ccounled. "And I got it back again. Then I took it down per- onally to the Veterans Admin- stralton, again--and I got it back, again. "This was last week, am they told me to mail it to ;state) VA headquarters in Waco. And this morning I re ceived it back again." After the seventh delivery Mrs. Postlethwaite -phoned the Dallas VA people once more "They just said, 'Well, I don 1 know what else we can do," she said. At one point she called th Secret Service and told one it agents she intended to destro the check. Mrs. Postlethwaite said 111 agent told her: "You can't rle The Rural Mountain Pro- ucers Exclmngo will sponsor Is first annual awards dinner at 4:38 p.m. Saturday' in the Ozarks Electric Cooperative building on Hwy. 16. Awards will be presented at he potluck dinner to those selling the most goods during he past season's farmers' mar- Produce Exchange Awards Dinner Set kets In FayoUeville and Spring' dale and to those participating hi the most number of markets. Members and families of the exchange which wa stormed last spring to 'hold regular farmers' markets at which locally-grown food and locally- produced crafts could be sold will attend the dinner. stroy it. That's government property." All right, she'd keep it, she told the m f f , . And he replied, "You can't keep it. It's n o t yours." Mrs. Postlethwaite is waiting for further instructions. ELECT VERD EUGENE PARKER TREASURER Washington County Republican' Candidate 24 Years in Data Processing and Business Management. Owner-Director of Fayetteville Business College (Pol. Ad Paid for By Verd Parker) PHILLIP TAYLOR ccording to Taylor. "First of 11 it is the legislative body and Jso the policy making body for tie city. As such, I think, it s really both policy and legis- ative. We have a professtona .dministrator and the board _ets policy for him and assures le is carrying out the policies. "I certainly favor this type if government. It employs a rofessional w h o devotes his olal attention to it and with he rising costs of everything ind the complexities of city government the city needs a rained professional to insure efficient operation ol its func- ions," he said. Taylor does not downgrade he importance of the park program, but feels that, if lecessary because of rising nflation, it is one area that could be deferred. "I think the city needs im- roved recreational facilities available in all sections. At the moment there seems to be some inequity in. the way the "aoilities are distributed over the city/' he said. He also sees a need for im- Droved juvenile detention facilities. "While this is not strictly a oity function I feel that juven- le detention facilities are badly needed in the city and feel the city should take an affirmative position in its establishment. I .hink, aside from that, I-have a fairly standard list of things :hat the city should do, starting at streets and going down from there," he said. CITES BACKGROUND Taylor feels his education and background give him qualifications that could be put to use on the board. "I thinK that my education and my experience with the Economic Opportunity Agency and other work I have done in the.area of economic development and social problems, gives me the kind of back- ·IIM»IIIM At The Library By ANN JACOBS ; H libraries had statues before " the doors -- barring those ', courthouse libraries with a Giyil ^ War general eternally charging { down the steps -- the old - Roman god, Janus, might be ' a good candidate. With one face surveying the past and the "other' scanning the future, he : would be a fitting symbol for j what waits behind library - doorsi an assessment of o u r ; past accomplishments a n d a '·* forecast, however uncertain, of J where we are going. 3 Many people come to the ; library just because they too : are poised at that point in their f, own lives. Frequently, they're · older men and women; the day\ to day pressure of raising a j family and going to jobs are . abated, or will be soon, and I time's at hand to learn what i comfortable, undemanding * friends books are. ; For a good many people, i now's the time to learn a new : skill. These range from needle- p o i n t , rug hooking, and '· macrame to painting, metal ', turning, and chip carving. The I arts and crafts section is well ; supplied with these and many " m o r e instruction manuals. IMPORTANT RESOURCE ; An important library resource '· for retired people with a bit -- of money invested is the busi- * ness reference shelf, which '. makes available the "Wall '. Street Journal," "Barren's," i "Dun's," and Standard · Poore's corporation ratings plus : a newsletter, the "Fixed In ; come Investor." ': W i t h family demands · lessened there's more time for '· outside socializing, :and older ' people seem to be the backbone ; of many clubs and community ; organizations. The library pro ; vides a meeting room that ; should be reserved in advance (call 442-2242) We are also glad ·· to answer questions about the \ facilities (same number). " A group in which the library · maintains an interest, the T Ozark Literacy Council, has ; great need just now!for volun- ; teer tutors, and many retiree ·; persons find this a highly salis- ;· fying way to use extra time. · The Council may be reached i at 521-8250 or 442-4123, and the 't library has a shelf of material ' for new literates as well as tutors' manuals. ^ARGE PRINT The older person whose vision is Impaired can get large print books, fiction and nonfiction. For the blind, Talking Books are Circulated by Ozarks Regional Library (442-5012). The library |is accessible at street level (no eps) and there is parking out out (not reserved for the disked, hut we wish people would ; considerate). There are two ighls of steps up from the lain parking lot. Restroom oors are 32" wide, stall doors I w o u l d n ' t presume recommend any particular ooks as especially for senior tizens. We have latest best- ellers and old, old friends, and !e is no limiter of interest. Finally, the library's a pretty ice place just to sit and think, r watch people, or falling eaves. Just [he trip over here i our tautiful Ozarks autumn a tonic. Next week: Young mothers; le outside world needs you! Library hours: 9-6, Monday- hursday. 9 to 5, Friday-Satur- ay. Conlribution Given By Former Student The University of Arkansas d e p a r t m e n t of Industrial Ingineering has received a econd contribution of $1,000 rom one of its former students, Villiam B. Johns of Fullerton, ialif., for freshman scholar- nips. Johns, a former resident of 'aris, made his first $1,00 contribution last year to es- ablish the William B. Johns icholarship Fund. The gifts are ised to award four $250 fresh- nan scholarships each fall. Johns is a 1964 "graduate of he U of A and is presently icad of the Sales Division of "rane Corporation in the Los mgeles, Calif., area. 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