Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 23, 1974 · Page 29
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 29

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 23, 1974
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Dr. Spock Visits Quints Dr. Benjamin Spnck, the fa^ mous haby doctor, Is shown visiting with (he Anderson Brush Prairie, Wash., In this photograph from a magazine's November Issue. With (heir quintuplets at their homo in mother, Karen Anderson, arc quinls Diane, Scott, Owen, Audrey and Roger, now 18 mouths old. (AP Wirepholo) NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS IN THE TIMES Special Interest Donations Heavily Favor Incumbents WASHINGTON (AP) -- Special interest groups have loured at least $5.5 million into 974 congressional races, most of it going to incumbent office loklcrs, a study ot campaign spending shows. And indications are the Final 'igure will be several limes ;hat amount, since the study re' 1 e c t s contributions only through Sept. 1 -- more than two months before this year's general elections. As of that date, the interest groups reported having a total of $14 million in remaining cash-on-hand to spend on 1974 races, according to the study released Tuesday by Common Cause, a public interest group that calls itself the'citizens' lobby- Common Cause said $4 of every $5 given by these groups in races where a House or Senate member is seeking re-election went to the incumbent. This prompted a spokesman for the organization to remark: "These figures demonstrate that the campaign finance message of Watergate has fallen upon deaf congressional ears when applied to their races." The special interest donations were among a total of $40 million the Common Cause study said had been raised by congressional candidates through Sept. 1, with incumbents outdrawing their challengers 3-1. Labor was the largest contributor" among the special interest groups, giving S2.84 million, followed by $2.13 million groups, Common Cause said The balance was made up by contributions from miscellane- ous and Idcalogical groups, il said. The top recipient of labor contributions was Sen. Mike ravel, D-Alaska. Common ausc suid Gravel received 510G.106. However the organ- zation said it excluded from the study $167,000 in total labor contributions to Sen. Howard MeUenbaum, D-Ohio. defeated in a primary race against former astronaut John Glenn. Other large labor contributions included $80,358 to Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind.; $77,900 to Glenn; $09,680 to John Culver, a Democratic Seriate candidate from Iowa; $60,632 to William Roy, a Democratic Senate candidate in Kansas; and $59,326 to Sen. Thomas Eagleton, D-Mo. Contributions from business professional groups break down to $129,120 from agriculture, $1.0*1 million from business anc $963,229 from health, the study showed. The health contributions included $832,589 given to various congressional races by the American Medical Association, which gave the most of any individual group, according to the study. Other big givers identified by the study were dairy groups $75,590; the National Education Association, $138,230; the N 7 a tional Association of Realtors $105,650; and financial in stitutions, $150,015. Cincinnati Trade CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Cincinnati Reds traded minor league pitcher Pat Osburn foi third baseman John Vukovich of the Milwaukee Brewers. Mormon Leader Subpoenaed In Conlroversy SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -The president of the Mormon church has been subpoenaed to reveal all church policies and iractices concerning blacks, vyho are denied full participation in the 3.3-million-member religion. Lawyers for the National As sociation for the Advancemenl of Colored People subpoenaec President Spencer W. Kimball 79, leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), to appear Nov. 14 to give a deposition in a federal court suit against the Boy Scouts ot America. A church spokesman declinec comment Tuesday except to say, "The subpoena was deliv ered yesterday to a church at torney. The church legal coun sel has it under advisement;" The church's ban of blacks from its lay priesthood -- helc by all faithful, nonblack, mals members 12 or older -- is al the root of an NAACP racial discrimination - lawsuit filed in July against the scouts. The NAACP, along with two 12-year-old black scouts ant their guardians, charge the Bos Ecouts with discriminating against blacks by denying them top leadership positions in Mor mon-sponsored troops. Chief U.S. District Cour Judge Willis W. Bitter issuec an injunction against the scout: ordering them not to dis criminate, pending trial. Scout lawyers filed a docu ment denying the allegation and asking that the case be dis missed. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Oct. 23, 1974 · PAVITTEVILLI, ARKANSAS Cerebral Palsy Victim Raises And Sells Prize Winning Hog SHREVEPORT, La. (AP)Louisiana State Fair officials iaid a handicapped boy raised lis first hog to become a grand champion and received the lighest price ever paid in auction for it. But instead of slaughtering it, iiey gave the hog back to him. Auctioneer Jack Diliard told Bidders at the junior livestock auction Tuesday that 13-year old Johnnie Wayne Tupper, af- licted by cerebral palsy, painstakingly walked the hog more than a mile each day, often steadying himself against it. "There wasn't a dry eye in Lhe place," said Mrs. W.P. Shehee, president of the Kilpatrick Life Insurance Co. of Shreveport. "I got carried away just like everybody else." Mrs. Shehee submitted what officials said was a national record bid, paying $50 a pound fo rthe 240-polind Hampshire barrow. They said the hog drew more money than the grand champion steer for the first time in the fair's history. It meant $12,000 to Johnnie and tlie loss ot a friend. "Johnnie was over in the pen crying when I found Johnnie's mother to ask if it would be all right to return the pig -- that's a no-no, you know. "When she told him I want to give the pig back, he crawled out of the pen and grabbed me and just wouldn't turn me loose. "I got quile carried away. I won't do that again next year." After Johnnie finally turned Mrs. Shehee loose, he ran back to the pen and flung himself on his hog's back, said his mother, Mrs. Donald Tupper of Blanchard, La. Then they look the a n i m a l quickly and joyfully back to its stall in the Tupper barn. Local FFA Team Returns With Sixth Place Members of the Fayettevilla Future Farmers of America Chapter attended the 47th National FFA convention in Kansas City last week, where (he poultry team represented the state in the National Poultry Judging Contest. The judging team took sixth place in the national contest. Team members Tom Messner, Dennis Van Asche and Dennis Kely Ireceived gold metals from Dr. James E. Bostic Jr., deputy assistant secretary of agriculture for rural development. Dennis Kelly is chapter president and Gary Cooper is advisor. MARYLAND CLUB COFFEE Mb. Can 77 With $5.00 Additional Purchase Excluding Tobaccos Kraft Miracle Whipped MARGARINE 6-Stick 1-lb. Pkg. 59 Armours Luncheon Meat TREET 12-oz. Can 79 VAL-VITA PEACHES 21/2-Size 29-oz. Con 47 TEXSUN UNSWEETENED SrapefruitJuiee Large 46-oz. Can 44 CHICKEN OF THE SEA Chunk Tuna 6 T /2-OZ. Can 49 JENO'S FROZEN PIZZA 13J/2- Pkg. oz. 69 BLACKBURN MAPLE SYRUP 32-or. Qt. Jar 59 GREEN GIANT Niblets Corn GREEN GIANT SWEET PEAS 17-oz. Can 29 GREAT NORTHERN 1-lb. Pkg. ite Beans 35 THANK-YOU BRAND APPLE or PEACH PIE FILLING 2l-oz. Can 49 Coleman Pure Butter l-Lb. Pkg. ' Unity ICE MILK 59' Golden Krust Fresh Bread 3 Golden Crown Pure Lemon Juice 24 Oz. Bottle 49' Patio Frozen A A Mexican Dinners 12 i£ 4!r Banquet Frozen Cookin Bags 3 Pkgs 5 0 z $ | 0 0 Clear Sailing Cut Green Beans 4 '/i Oz. Cans PRODUCE Russet White Potatoes 10-lb. Bag 69 US. No. 1 Bartlet Pears «*· 29 Ruby Red Grapefruit 8 For Sweet Potatoes Bu. 2 99 NOW IN STOCK! FRESH ARKANSAS HONEY and NEW CROP SORGHUM FINEST QUALITY MEATS Chunk Bologna 59 C Rodeo Sausage 79 £ Cedar Farm Bacon Ends Pieces 3B £ $ ] 09 Quarter Sliced Pork Loin * 98 C USDA Choice Beef Sirloin Steak USDA Choice Beef T-Bone Steak M 59 USDA Choice Beef Chuck Steak 79 C USDA Choice Beef Bonejess Stew Meat $119 Lb. 1 Captain Hy Fish Sticks 8 Oz. Pkg. 39 Blue Ribbon Franks 12 Oz. Pkg. COOKING EASE VEGETABLE SPRAY WE GLADLY REDEEM USDA FOOD SSTAMPS 6-Oz. Can I Hours: 7 to 9 Mon. thru Sat. -- 8 to 6 Sun. | UNITY DETERGENT Giant Box 95 3 V MILE HIGH FRUIT MIX Cans Prices Effective Thru Saturday I

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