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Razorbacks Outclass Colorado State 43-9 How Did They Do It? See Page 1C , 115th YEAR--NUMBER 133 The Public Interest Is The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEV1UE, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1974 PAGES-25 CENTS Despite World Food Conference inue WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. participants in the World Food ^onference in Rome next month are warning against expectation that ways will be :cund to feed all of the world's lungry in the. next few years. They say they don't want to build false hopes by other nations that the United States will agree bankroll international food welfare system. Instead, participants such as ambassador Edwin M. Martin and Agriculture Secretary Earl L. Butz say the emphasis at the meeting .in Rome Nov., 5-16 should be on improving agriculture production in developing countries. Support will, be given by the U.S. delegation to the idea o f ' a system of nationally held food reserves. However, Rulssian participation is regarded by some delegation sources as a key condition before such a system can actually function. U.S. officials say a stockpile of 30 million.to 60 million tons of grain could be set up: but de-hunger arising from natural tails, would have to be worked disasters. out. The meeting of about 130 nations was proposed a year ago by'Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger to' discuss ways of maintaining adequate . world food supplies and to deal with At UA November 2-8 Environmental Week Planned By PEGGY FRIZZELL TIMES Stall Writer A degree in ecology should ae awarded to the person who attends each of the events scheduled on the University of Arkansas campus during Environmental Awareness week (Nov. 2-8), suggested one of the program's coordinators. The calendar for goings-on at the Arkansas Union and other on-campus spots is'packed with notes on lectures, films, slide presentations, panel talks, and e x h i b i t s -- a l l focused o n bringing an environmental awareness to the community. A Northwest Arkansas Clean Water Workshop launches the week-long program sponsored by the Arkansas Union and the U A ' s Associated Student Government. In 1 .the' Union Ballroom on Saturday, citizens will find out what the water laws are and 'how to effectively participate in the decisions that will affect water quality in this region. The clean water workshop, to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will' feature speakers from state agencies and volunteer organizations as well as l o c a l officials, University employes and area citizens. A forum on the use of the controversial herbicide, 2,4,5-T, will spark Sunday's calendar, The Forum..wi|I begin at 8 p.m. in the Science and Engineering Auditorium. FILMS SCHEDULED Three films, received through theater. answer questions on coal-fired generating and nuclear power plants. This program will be held in the ' Arkansas .Union's the U.S.. Department .of the Interior, will be sh'own at the Arkansas Union on Monday, Nov. ,4, between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend these and all other events, according to program coordinator John Ellsworth. No f e e s ' w i l l ' b e charged at any of the functions. The film titles are "Rainbows in the Ozarks," "They Live By Water" and "Strand Breaks." At 7 p.m. Monday night,, a faculty panel will speak and Dr. Richard Meyer, Dr. Lowell Bailey, Dr. Hugh Jeffus, and possibly, Dr. Charles Richardson will participate in the panel discussion. · Also scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, is a lecture and discussion and slide show on scuba diving, to be held in room 311N of · the Union. Members of the Union's outdoor recreation committee will lead this, as well as two similar programs to be Held at the .ON PAGE TWO) Magnified View Of Nature Pamela Johnson, a fifth grader at Bates School, enlarges her view of a specimen collected at the new Nature Sfudy Center at Lake Fayelte- viile Park. For a closer look at what Pamela and her classmates found in the 360 acres of fields, woods and lake, turn to page ID. (TIMESphoto by Ken Good) Ghost 01 Inflation Haunting Both Trickers Arid Treateri Protest Slaughter Of Iowa Calves Continues DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- A meat packing company slaughtered 551 calves Saturday as cattlemen continued their protest over a price squeeze they claim is threatening beef producers. The 41,000 pounds of veal from the slaughter will be sent to Honduran hurricane victims. A spokesman for the Dubuque Packing Co. said the cattle came: from rpembers of the Nalionfil: Farmers '".Cifgatl ization (NFO) in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota. Earlier this month NFO beef producers shot or slit the throats of 636 calves and buried them in trenches near Curtiss, Wis. They said the action was to dramatize the effects of high feed prices which cause farmers to lose money in fattening cattle for market. R i c h a r d Werlzberger, a spokesman for the meat packing company, ,- said workers Inside Sunday's TIMES Federal Auto Diagnostic Centers Set 4B A Girl ROTC Cadet Dreams 5B City Employes Get In Shape 6B Friendly Intruders In An Urban Woods ID Crossword Punle _- 3D An Interview With The President 7D Editorial 4A Book Reviews 6 A For Women ' IB-SB Sports 1C-5C Classified 5D-7D Legal Notices 7D vere sent .home Saturday after hey slaughtered .all the calves hat had arrived at the plant by 0 a.m. He said more animals, en route to Dulmque from southern Minnesota and Postville, Iowa, would be slaugh- ered Monday. Jim Runde, the NFO co-or- dinator of the slaughter from Cuba City, Wis., said an anticipated goal of 1,000 calves for slaughtering Saturday, wasn't reached;'because'"the .sl^te NFO president, Steve \Pavish, "· had een called to Kansas' City on justness, and the calf roundup n Wisconsin was not organized iroperly. He said only the meat from calves killed Saturday will be trucked to Miami on Monday or shipment to Honduras. The rest will be distributed to as yet unspecified charitable organizations in this country, he said. "We're checking on several organizations now," R u n d e said. "Brother John has 104 de pninuiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiniiimininiiniiiiinniiiNiiiiiiiiiiiniiinniiiniiiiiiiiiiinnniiin 1 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The ghost of inflation is haunting treaters and tricksters alike as Halloween 1974 approaches. . Treaters accustomed to .buying several bags of candy for neighborhood goblins are getting still another reminder of how sugar prices have shot up as they pay roughly 50 per-.cent more than they did last year. For tricksters, the higher costs of paper and plastics have forced up the cost of new costumes as much as 25 per cent over 1973. Jack O'Lantern periencing a mixed fate--pump{ins prices are up in some areas because of smaller crops and poor weather, but in others the price is about the same as last year. Most retailers c o n t a c t e d by The Associated Press in a random survey said tha people were buying a'oout as much candy as they did in the past. But a revolt is under was in Greene County, Pa., where a check at a local market showed that a box o[ 24 candy bars that sold for 79 cents a year agi low costs $1.29. TOWN PARTIES Ten communities in tha vestern Pennsylvania count; a re., discouraging -house-to'housi visits ''and' substituting commu nity parties that feature enter lainment, costume contests am some candy donated by citizen and merchants. The higher costs of cand; have "'made it really tough on our families," said Mayor John Throckmorton of Waynesburg the county seat. "You get 10 or so youngsters stopping bj and it's going to run $15 o more for the night. The partj will make it easier. Not s much candy, but I think th kids will enjoy it more. I knov the adults are all for it." pendent children at Boys Town in the Desert at Beaumont, Calif. If it turns out ha needs the meat, I imagine we'll give it to them. We're also checking groups in the Midwest," Runde said. Retailers who are offerin costumes left over from pre vious years report their price are about the same, but price are up on newly made items. Alfred Fisher of Ben Coope Co., a major costume maker i few York, said outfitting a rild for Halloween runs from :.49 for a one-shot paper cos- ume to S10 for a modest but ood'fabric product, compared ith a .range ' o f . $ l : t o $8 last ear. "When I was ;a kid we ressed up in a bedsheet," he dded, "but foedsheets are iore; expensive than costumes oday." In Chicago, costumer Ed Ronan of the House of Roman aid his costume rentals to dults were ' holding up but oted that many partygoers are elying more on makeup. Retail prices for pumpkins veraged 8 to 10 cents per Dound, depending on the sup- iy. Among areas reporting higher prices of 1 to 2 cents a pound were Illinois, where an jarly frost on the pumpkins lad cut into the supply, and ilamed higher fuel prices that ncreased shipping costs. Milk Co-ops ft* * ·«· Giving Big WASHINGTON ' (AP) -S,'The. three -big dairy cooperatives, which had trouble giving : .their )olitical money away earlier :his year, have donated $90,105 ;o candidates and political committees since Sept. 1. Their reports show they are now giving at a brisker pace than they were earlier this year, at the height of public disclosures over the milk-fund affair. During that time a dozen can- Martin, a career diplomat who is organizing U.S. participation in the conference, said .he Ford administration may pledge some increase in its "ood aid program, which has declined sharply in volume iri the last two years. , s But he said world hunger probably will be a fact of lit* for 10 years to come. "There now are 400 million undernourished people in the world, and there is doubt that WP will eliminate malnutrition, in the next 10 years," he said. "Our target should be to reduce it numerically."Some government officials planning the conference believs there has been a shift in em- hasis by the United States from help-now to help-tomof- row. They said this is in part because of a worsening outlook for U.S. farm production thii ear. However, these same adverse rop conditions, with rising r i c e s , have made trie eveloping countries desperate or help now. India, Bangdalesh and Cert- ral Africa are immediate rouble spots. STARVATION SPREADS ·: Martin said in an interview hat the rising price of food las aggravated world starvation.. It probably "means more people are dying because of iri- c r e a s e d susceptibility: to disease" and -other hunger-related causes, he said. The administration has asked Congress for $1 billion for food aid in the current fiscal year, which will provide about the same quantity of food as last year. But the volume of food aid last, year was the lowest, since Congress approved the U.S. Food for Peace law in 1954. ; · While food aid had declined, U.S. agricultural ; commercial exports soared last year to $21;3 billion, : nearly double tha previous year's value. MaMin said 1 that resulted from the increased commercial demand for U.S. food'and th« declining food surplus. "Food aid has been a hy- prduct of unwanted reserves in the past," he said in an interview. "It used to be cheaper to give it away than pay for storage." But World Bank President Robert S. .McNamara takes an opposite view, saying "aid ij not a "luxury something afforr CONTINUED OH P 4QE TWO) Muscle Building Moment A Fayetleville city employe strains, at the barbells in a didates returned dairy donations, and others sent word they would not accept money if offered. Although their giving has picked up In the most recent period, it is still less than hall what they gave during roughly the same period in the 1972 elections: $241,425. 6,000 GM Employes Face Layoffs Sales Slump Staggers Auto Industry DETROIT (AP) -- Huge auto price increases and a down- turned economy are keeping buyers out of the car showrooms this fall, causing auto industry layoffs and tumbling stock prices. General Motors, with sales down a whopping 34 per cent during mid-October, is dropping Mcond shifts at three plants on Nov. II and slowing down an assembly line in December, laying off 6,000 workers indefinitely. The layoffs came at the earliest point in a model-year in recent GM history--a time when production should be running full throttle. Industry observers said it is a sign that more layoffs are certain. Chrysler, whose dealers are reportedly stuck with a 95-day slock of new cas, has threatened to close one of its six assembly plants--and throw 5,000 Detroit workers oft the job--unless sales rebound. After sales figures came in showing the industry '28 per cent below a year ago and Chrysler announced its cost-cutting programs, many shareholders couldn't wait to unload their auto stocks. Shares of Big Three common stock were up for grabs on Wall Street this past week. Ford, GM and Chrysler were the most actively traded stocks Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange, all heavy los- ·s. GM reported Friday that its third quarter profits plunged 94 per cent from last year. GM said inccasing costs and sag ants. It's happening at the Youth Center and described physicariifness program de-: on page 6B. (TIMESphoto by slgned-to tone up the/'mu^cles ,. Ken Good) , . of. Fayetteville's^public/serv- ";....·'.. , ,:. '.''/·''" ·- ·- ·}% Man Injured In Auto Fire NEWS BRIEFS X-ray machine allowed into the ging sales brought its profits for the three-month period down from the record level of $27 million a year ago to $10 million. Auto executives, who rarely mention the price hiks factor in auto sales, have begun to rake President Ford over tha coals for urging Americans to save! (COffUNDZD ON FAGE TWO) ' Arab Summit Opens i RABAT, Morocco (AP) -Arab leaders opened their summit Saturday with unprecedented security and an appeal to end the feud between Jor : dan's King Hussein and Yasir Arafat's Palestine Liberation Organization. Hussein arrived surrounded by bodyguards to ward off any p o s s i b l e terrorist attempt. Newsmen were examined by an and then conference chamber for less than 10 minutes. Prisoners Revolt THE HAGUE, The Netherlands (AP) -- Four armed prisoners, including. Palestinian hijacker Adnan Ahmad Nuri, took 26 persons hostage Saturday night during Mass in the chapel of nearby Scheveningen, Penitentiary, police said. The hostages included prison guards, women, children and a priest, a Hague police spokesman said. The spokesman said no shots Dragged To Death LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The body of a young East Los Ange es man who apparently had )eon tied underneath a car and dragged to death was found Saturday by sheriff's officers. Authorities first thought Louis Joe Garcia, 16, was a hit- and-run victim but witnesses later reported seeing several men lie the teen-ager under a car and drive off, sheriff's detectives said. Before leaving, the men deflated the rear shock absorbers to lower the car's undercarriage to just inches above the pavement, the witnesses told sheriff's homicide detectives. LOCAl FORECAST- Partly cloudy and mild through ; Monday .with little change -o! precipitation. Low tonight in the. mid 50s with a Monday high near 75. Sunset today 5:27; sunrise Monday 6:35. A 23-year-old Fayettevilli man was rushed to Washington Regional Medical Center after gasoline in a car he was repairing ignited, engulfing the car and a service bay at Man\yarren Texaco Station, 101 W. D'iqkson St. Saturday afterr noon. · . . . - . , - - -,' A hospital; spokeswoman said irtfr^y^Barhett', of. .Zl?9,.Bt. Co'fl'egeVAVe.' vvaS' released after treatment . in Vthe- emergency room. · ;- ' ' · ' · . Police said Barnett, a station employe, was repairing a fuel line on a car owned by Thomas Cleek of 327 W. Lafayette Ave. when gasoline dripped onto an electric trouble light and ig"- nited. Police said Barnett suffered burns on his hands and arms.-* The car, a 1965 Mercury, was a total loss, according to firemen. The service station suffered severe damage to th« ceiling and walls of the servic« bay. The station is owned by Fulbright Investment Co. had been fired. Weather map on page 7A. nmuifflinimiimiiMMniiiiM CLOSINGS SCHEDULED Federal and city offices will be closed Monday in observance of Veteran's Day. County and state offices wiU be open. ·-* Both banks and savings am! loan associations will 'be closed, and the Post Office will ije on holiday schedule with n6 rural or city deliveries. While city offices 'will b« closed,"- Sanitation Department workers will be on duty m a k i n g regular garba'$| pickups. £ The TIMES will publish rj« regular edition. £

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