Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 27, 1974 · Page 10
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October 27, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

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On Three Major Issues Engagement Told ..Announcement Is maile of the ^engagement und approaching 'marriage ot Miss Virginia . A l i c e (Missy) Wooifard, ;dauglitcr of Mrs. William ^Campbell Woodard anil I h c ··late Mr. \VoocIarcl of Rogers, "to Paul Foster (Rock) Heed, ison of Mrs. Ethel Jean Ural ^ a n d Patrick McCoy Reed of JFayettevillc. They will cx- ; change wedding vows Nov. 30 'In tlie First Christian Church ·in Rogers. A graduate of Ro- _'gers High School, the lirirte- ; elecl graduated from the Uni- versily of Arkansas and is presently a teacher in t l i e - Rogers Public Schools, work- ing toward (lie completion ot her master's degree. The future bridcgrooin is a graduate of Fayettcville High School, spent three years in the U.S. Marine Corps, attended t h e University and is employed as recreation manager at llclla Vista. Miss Wooilaril is t h e granddaughter of Mrs. C. P. Harlh and Mrs. John H. Wood- aril Sr., both of Tulsa; and her fiance is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. J a c k Foster Reed of Fayettevilie and Mrs. Paul Benson Smith and the late Mr. Smith of Harrison. Women Candidates In Agreement By M. J. PEAULE Associated Press Writer The five Arkansas women ceking state or national office lis fall agree on three issues -- support of the proposed al Rights Amendment to ic U.S. Constitution, dis- pproval o t . the "stereotyped -omen's liberation image" and ic need for a return to "gov- rnment of the people." Carolyn Pollen, 37, of Fort milh, who is seeking District . Position 3 in the Arkansas louse, explained in an inleriew: "Government has gotten way from the people, on the late level as well as in Washington. Legislators do their vork in CO days in Little Rock nd don't really know what is going on back home." Judy Potty, 30. of Little Rock, who is trying to unseat etcran Rep. Wilbur D. Mills, asserted, "I'm closer to the jeople's problems. Represcnta- ives seem to lose that close- less when in Washington." In addition to Mrs. Pollen jnd Mrs. Petty, the other women seeking office are Leona Troxell, 60, of Rose Bud, the Republican candidate for lieu- enant governor; Bernice Kizer, i9, of Fort Smith, a Democratic candidate for chancery judge; -ind Cathy Hale, .11, of Fayelte- 'ille. a Republican who is scek- ng the 10th District Position House seat. "I think women should run 'or office," Mrs. Troxell said 'I think they should be involved in every aspect of government, including seeking elective office." Several of candidates inter viewed said that Mrs. Kizer's political success had encour aged them to run. Mrs. Kizei 'e up a post she has held in .he Arkansas House for the past 14 years to run for Chan eery judge. Since she is unop josed in November, Mrs. Kizer ilready is assured of becoming .he first women chancery judge in Arkansas. "The voters knew her and knew she did a good job. She proved a woman can be a com jetent public official." said Mrs. Pollen, who is seeking To Marry In December A Dec. 21 wedding in Huuls- ville is being planned by Miss N a n c y Margaret Smith, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Aust i n C. Smith of Hmilsvillc, ant! Charles Clifton Marsh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kile F. Marsh of Little Rock. The briile-elcct is a senior at (he University of Arkansas where she is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sororlly and of Phi Delia Theta Lllfle Sisters. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. J. F. Smith and Mrs. Al- l)orl King of Hunlsvillc. T h c prospective bridegroom is also a senior at Ihe University where lie is a member of Plii Delta Theta and Cardinal XX. lie is the grandson of Mrs. Cliflon Marsh o[ PangTmrn am! Mrs. Charles Gahe of Scarcy. To Marry Mrs. Kizer's House scat. "I'll :erlainly give her credit if I get elected." Mrs. Kizer said, however, hat she hasn't been "active po- ilically." She related her political success to working hard ind "staying in the bak- iround." Mrs. Kizer said she didn't iced to seek publicity to get elected. "People hero know lie," she added. "I've always )een interested in the welfare of the community and in school work and church work." Each woman gave several reasons for choosing to seek of"ice. Mrs. Kizer said she became interested when she was a University of Arkansas law student and a Fort Smith woman ran for the legislatme. "I got interested then, but I didn't do anything about it until 21 years later," she laughed. Mrs. Hale said she became involved In the late former lov. Winthrop Rockefeller's attempt to rnise gas and cigarette taxes. "I found then that 1 couldn't get in touch with my representative," she said. Mrs. Pollen complained of a similai problem and said if elected she planned to keep atl office manned fulltime in her home district. Mrs. Troxcll, the stale's GOP national commitfeewoman, said she became interested in politics in 1954 because of alleged election violations in the state This year she is running for office "because I believe in two-party system and I'm alarmed that we've been slip ping into a one party system on both the state and national lev el." Mrs. Pollen said she was con cerned (hat "not enough ordina^ ry citizens were running for of' fice. I pay my taxes, and . want to have my say. To do that you have to run for of fice." All the candidates said that i' has been difficult to raise funds this year, but most said they were relying on personal re sources and small contributions from friends. "What we have got to stavl looking at in this country is a vay to preserve some kind of stabilizing influence for chil- Iren," she says. "Even if a couple i* sllll together but is going through a transitional stage, day care or some other option should be provided for hese children," she suggests. "An attempt to get divorce with dignity is what divorce ·oiinseling is all about, which is to say, even if you can't live ind love together, don't you lave an obligation to work together somehow and bring up rour children to be mentally icallhy human beings?" she asks. ABANDON ROLE She claims women have got to start becoming self-sufficient and give up the child-like role they've been accustomed to. Yet, Dr. Kiel-Friedman points out, they have the obligation to see to it that men catch up with them concerning the new ideas on women's liberation. "1 think very often women are striking out, feeling in order to be equal they have to be identical. They are taking upon themselves some of the worse aspects of masculinity and applying it in a practical form. "For example," she continues, "we have a lot of micleldle- class ladies who are abandoning their families just as they have · accused their men ol doing. They have accused theii men of not wanting to be a parent, and they don't want to be a parent, They've accused .their men of never being home, anc they chose never to be home But who provides the example far children, who provides the example one for another? It al gets back to the point that mas of us marrry as adolescents,' she says. POLITICAL PROGRAM What Dr. Kiel-Friedman would like to see put into effec' are some practical and realistic programs geared toward the marriage-minded. Noting tha in Hungary they insist tha' people applying for a marriage license take courses in budg' cling, family planning, sex edu cation, inter-personal relation ships and the like, she wonders why there are no such pro rams made available here. ihe also wonders why there is no such thing as divorce insurance where, if the marriage survives, the couple could enjoy :he money in their old age, and if it fails, the children would be provided for or the wife could use the money getting an education to 'support herself and the children. Dr. Kiel-Friedman even envisions legal contracts aeing drawn by the marrriage parties which would state what they expected to get out ot the relationship, with renewal options every year. "Henry Baskin and myself kind of got it together and it's been interesting," she says. We have two different per- spectives and wo often dis-, agree. "I don't think that Hie law Is : alr, by any menus. I think you :akc what you gel, and very ot- :en somebody will end up witli tho short end o( the slick. Divorce is the only game in which everybody con turn out to be n loser," she insists. 'But we did look at what r.cally happens with people in entanglements and found I hat if people only really knew what divorce was about maybe they would try and take a step back to preserve vyhat they already have," slio said. iNHniinniiiiiiiimniiinun Announcements Fayettevilie Evening Lions Ladies will meet at 7:30 p.m Monday in the home of Mrs. Bryce Davis, 2680 Centerwoodj !Tfjrthirf«! W [ « , jfor [MEN 2B £ Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Sun., Oct. 27, 1974 BRIAR PATCH ARTS Specializes In Bridal Flowers and Stationery at discount prices. Call 521-6954 for an appointment. "(he nicest shop in town" here comes that coat again. This season's most beloved, all-occasion, go-everywhere, all-weather coat. Wrap belt, button f r o n t . . . in machine washable polyester. Have yours in navy, bone or honey . .. you'll love it. 6-16. $55 P,S. Perfect /or Christmas glft-lng . , . Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Bonnell of FaycUeville announce t h e engagement and approaching marriage of Ilicrr d a u g h t e r , Brcnda Kay, (o Jackie Lnlh- cr I'n-geson. He Is tlie son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanford Per- gcson of Prairie Grove. The bride-elect is employer! by Arkansas Western Gas Co., and the prospective bridegroom is employed by Ozark Klcctrlc Cooperative. The wedding is planned for 7 p.m., Dec. 6, at Providence Baptist Church in Fayeltcvillc. ALL STORES OPEN MONDAY AT 9 A.M. Monday Is Ladies' Day The Ladies Are Taking Over The Store Executives Of The Day The ladies are going all out to Make it the biggest day of the Harvest Sale. Come, shop our "Ladies' Day" special and save throughout the store. Seated, left to right, Delores Price, stoer manager, and Kaye Peterson, assistant store manager.. Standing, left to right. Nancy Boss, general merchandise manager. Karen Strain, credit manager and Waynette Scott, sales promotion manager. Distinctive Tuxedo Style Striped Broyhill Sofa Impressive In Traditional Or Early American Setting! 299" Our special purchase means big savings for you in this Harvest Sale offering of quality sofas from Broyhill. The traditional styling gives you three cushion comfort with loose pillow back. Long wearing Herculon® olefin cover m gold and green stripe or brown and blue stripe. Perfect in den, living room or family . . . and priced low for Harvest Sale savings! Furniture--DILLARD'S--Second Floor Reversible Braided Rugs Original $99 9x12 Foot Oval Orlg. $3 20x3Z" 3.88 Orlg. $14 30x54" 9.88 Orlg. $55 6x9* 39.8S Save on reversible double tubular oval braided rugs with extra heavy three ply nylon face yarn. Easily cleaned and nqn-allergenic. Completely reversible for longer wear and lasting beauty. Ideal for any room in your home. In pumpkin or avocado green. All sizes arc approximate. Carpet-- DILLARD'S--Second Floor Now..«Three Convenient Ways To Charge These two popular credit cards plus your Dillard's credit card .. .At All DILLARD'S and DILLARD'S Pfeifer-Blass Stores in Arkansas Open Monday Thru Saturday 10 A.M. Until 9 P.M.

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