Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 29, 1974 · Page 5
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 29, 1974
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Northwest Arkanwu TIMES, Tue»., Oct. 29, 1974 rAYITTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Mills Campaign. Moves Along Despite Tidal Basin Setback LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -His trembling hands grip the lectern, his face reddens and perspiration glistens in the blaze of n e w s camera lights, U . . I 1 I i : i U , . u T-\ HIT .-It- _ 1 S I 1 but Wilbur smile. D. Mills still can The 18-term congressman has been intently observed, but only superficially questioned. It appears that ho has laughed,' joked and apologized his way through whatever political clanger may have been posed by the Tidal Basin incident involving a former exotic dancer once billed as "the Argentine Five- cracker." · Mills' manner seems akin to that of a youngster caught dipping into the cookie j a r , not conceding any crime of consequence, hut sheepish about it, nonetheless. High school students at Conway grilled him about the incident and hooted at some of his answers, until Mills said he wasn't going to talk about it any more. Most others - generally older, civic-club members-have listened politely to economic talks, then applauded Mills, who has been campaigning iiere for the past two weeks. "I have been embarrassed eyond words," Mills said at lis first post-incident gathering n Arkansas. He appeared before the Little Rock Jnycees who wisecracked among themselves about the Tidal Basin incident until Mills arrived. Then they applauded and laughed with the congressman. Mills jokingly spoke of the perils of taking out foreign women who like champagne, fie marriage was lie apologized. Experts Predict Costs Of Raising Beef Cattle WASHINGTON (AP) cattle feeder who bought 600- pound steers and all his f e e d last month would have to get nearly $44 per hundredweight for the finished animals next March to break even, according to Agriculture Department experts. Prices of choice steers 'at Omaha lately have ning about $39 per 100 pounds. Economists say those could rise to a range of $43 to $45 on the average during the first quarter of 1975. Meanwhile, livestock analysts in the department's Economic Research Service have computed costs for producing a choice 1,050-pound steer in the Corn Belt, based on what expenses would have been in September. A 600-pound feeder steer would have, cost $182.94 last month, on the average. About. 45 bushels of corn for feed rations was put at $148.05 to carry the animal through next said his troubled. said tie had quaffed bubbly, but done nothing more serious. While the Tidal Basin incident has provided a lot of gossip in Mills' district, most political analysts believe he was hurt more by reports of illegal contributions to his 1972 re-election campaign. As chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, the 65-year-old Democrat also coudl be hurt by inflation and the tax bite. Still, he is expected to defeat his Republican opponent, Judy Petty, 30. But his victory margin in Little Rock's 2nd District could be narrower than in the past. Mills has represented the district since 1938. The Tidal Basin incident involved shapely, 38-year-old Annabel Battistella, a former stripper from Argentina. She left Mills' car and jumped into the Tidal Basin near Washington's Jefferson Memorial after park police s t o p p e d tV,e congressman's car at 2 a.m. Oct. March weight. to reach its market aides - they have not been able to get Mills - how the congress- time. Mills denies be unaware of a details about the that. I don t have that of money," he satd. spent the evening Nevertheless, Mrs. Petty, who and the early morning hours of Oct. 7. They said they Tidal Basin incident, now has called for an Internal «on t know. Mrs. Baltistclla Revenue Service audit of Mills suffered two black eyes in the income lax returns. In a prepared statement, she noted that Mills described him- a man of "modest but had written a said that perhaps perfectly understandable way during her rescue. $15,000 personal check last year He has denied any romantic Gulf Oil Corp. to pay back donation illegally made to a nection with Mills 1972 race for presidential friends. But Eduardo Butlistella also said his wife was on Mills Other expenses, including silage, protein supplement, hay, labor, veterinary services and transportation to market, would have added to the bill. The total expense: $458.66 per steer. Thus, according to the figures, a producer would have had to get $38.18 per hundredweight for the finished steer just to cover the original .cost of the feeder animal and its rations. When all other expenses 7. Mrs. Batlistella was a resident of the apartment building where Mills lives. Her husband lives in Argentina. Mills, Mrs. Battistella and two other women were in the congressman's c a r , driven by Albert Capaldi, when the police stopped it for operating without lights and for speeding. Police said Mills smelled of Alcohol and bled from face cuts. Mills later said he was cut when Mrs. Battistella's elbow hit his glasses as he tried to stop her from leaping from the car. In a statement. Mills said he was with the group because he was giving a bon voyage parly for Gloria Sanchez, a cousin of the Battistellas. Mrs. Sanchez LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Rep. and othei- communications CAMPAIGNS .. .Judy Petty, 30, oj Little Rock campaigns among college students while her opponent Rep. Wilbur Mills works the Saline County Courthouse Mills' Contributions Are Made Known included, have to the get dredweighl break even. producer would $43.69 per hun- next March to Tho price of feeder tattle has tumbled t h e . past year, currently ranging close to $30 per hundredweight in some areas. A year ago they were bringing $65 per 100 pounds or more. The analysis was included in a livestock and meat situation report for October. It showed feedlot cattle, if carried to full term on grain, have been losing between $6 and nearly $10 per hundredweight all year, roughly $60 to $100 per head. But the report also noted the shift in cattle feeding practices and predicted that some feed ing operations can make a little money, given the right breaks. "Cattle feeders who have been buying older, heavier cattle this summer and feeding them for 60 to 90 days have realized a more favorable return than those on longer feeding programs," the report said. But the report also noted the sharp decline in feedlot cattle and said the trend probably will continue "well into 1975" because of high feed costs relation to market prices. was going to return to Argentina. During the party, Mrs. Battistella became ill, the statement said. Mills said he, Capaldi and the other women were taking Mrs. Battistella home when police stopped the car. The congressman's wife, Polly, 67, was not with them. The statement said a broken foot kept her at home, but that she insisted Mills take the others to a night spot. The statement said the group went to one "public place," then later to another. Neither place was named. Newsmen have asked Mills' Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark., has received his first campaign contributions, totaling $1,000, this year. Mills is opposed in his bid for a 19th congressional term by Republican Judy Petty of Little Rock. Reports filed Monday in the secretary of state's office show that Mills' campaign committee got $500 from each of two organizations, the Communications Political Action Committee of Washington, D.C., and the Georgia-Pacific Employes Fund of Portland, Ore. The committee gets its funds from officials of telephone companies iirms. The committee also gave $100 to the re-election campaign of Rep. Bill Alexander, D-Ark. The Podiatry Political Action Committee of Washington, D. C., reported that it had given $1,000 to the re-election campaign of Rep. John Paul Hain- merschmidt, R-Ark. - - -- -Tires Stolen R.E. White of Gentry told Fayetteville police today that two snow tires were stolen from his pickup truck Monday while it was parked at the Washington County Sales Barn. THE NEW JODEE BRA AND FORM FOR , ; AFTER BREAST ! SURGERY D = Comfort and a natural look 8 without alterations. e · e f 0 Come in and walk out wearing it i Coon Addresses Clarksville GOP CLARKSVILLE, Ark. (AP) -Ken Coon, the Republican candidate for governor, said Monday his Democratic opponent, David H. Pryor. was waging a campaign of evasiveness and silence. Coon said Pryor's refusal to debate him had "caused a lot of voters to change their minds about who they will support for governor." Coon told 100 Republican supporters from Johnson County that he had made full disclosure of his campaign sources and so have all Democratic contenders for major offices except Pryor, "There has been no response from Pryor," Coon said, "and when someone is offering you secrecy, they hava something to hide." 0 Covered by many major medical plans · Available in Antron III® doubleknit and Lace long line RUPTURE-EASER _ -- A totti Truu * tnHttte m)Mt M h«S». Cental fat groin p«tN« · fcf comfort. Fashion bra has built-in self-leveling stretch pockets. It's non-allergic.... no riding up. Machine washable. The breast form is so natural and feminine it can be 'worn under Ihe most clingy knits and is totally carefree. Will not change shape or dimension and will not evaporate. Jodee bras and breast forms are now totally recoverable for payment under Ihe new Medicare Law. MEET THE JODEE STYLIST -- Come in this week and meet the Jodee specialist, Ms. Pauline Johnson who will answer your questions and fit you perfectly. She will be in Fayetteviile Wednesday, Oct. 30th from 10-5, 7-9 and Thursday, Oct. 31st, 10-6- USE YOUR BOSTON STORE CHARGE CARD Boston Store III N.W. ARK. PLAZA -- SHOP 10 A.M. Till 9 P.M. GIBSON PRICES GOOD OCT. 30-NOV. 2 OPEN 9 A.M.-9 P.IVL CLOSED SUNDAYS We Reserve the Right to Limit Quantities We Gladly Accept USDA Food Stamps FOOD BONANZA RED HEART DOG FOOD Bacon, Chicken, Beef or Liver 12-Oz. Can BAMA RED PLUM JAM 18-Oz. Jar Reg. 79° CRISCO COOKEVG OIL 99 24-Oz. Limit 1 Per Customer Reg. *1.19 BIF CANNED MEAT Reg. 81.09 12 Oz. Tin HEINZ 57 STEAK SAUCE 69 Reg. 79c 10 Oz. DUNCAN fflNES BROWME MIX 99 23 Oz. Box Reg. S1.17 BANQUET FROZEN FRIED CHICKEN $189 2 Lb. Box FREEZER PLEASER You can get a 5 Ib. Armour Star Canned Ham for only lOc with this purchase 80 Lbs. J7Q99 79 Of Meat Poultry You will get: 5 Lb. T-Bone Steak 10 Lb. 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