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Fayetteville Northwest Arkansas Times (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Fayetteville, Arkansas Phyllis Kice # time Suh writer the league of women voters of Washington county thursday kicked off their Campaign to keep the City manager form of government in Fayetteville. At a meeting at Fayetteville i Library league represent Vea distributed about 4,000 flyers women voters v t launch City manager drive t / to % we v and postcards All carrying a logo which states a vote no toe pen Aive political City government. A in order to keep the City Man a a a a a term of government sup will hive to v the ballot question at no Quot on May 2? Community leaders and viewing malaise of add chairman of the league action committee on the ballot Issue reminded the is people at thursdays session that the last vote to change City government from City manager to a Council in november of was a Rev erne v dose Quot with to City manager form Beng Rosine a slim 87-vote margin. A it could be dose again Quot she the Day tallied a. A he 9m warned. Stockdell said the league plans a six phase Campaign Between now and May 27 distribution of flyer a postcard Campaign the videotape a series of press releases speeches and information packets to 25 targeted civic groups and a full Page newspaper signature and listing names of supporters at the City manager form of government. An election on the change Back to mayor Council form of government was called mayor Paul Noland altar a group of local a gee drive Page 3 Rwy it Slort Hoest grf Omasas a Mes vol. 118�? number 326 the Public interest is the first concern of this newspaper Fayetteville Arkansas Friday May 9, 1986 phone 442-6244 la pages�?25c revenues done to measure up toothed area courts justices criticize Feville Muni court Bill Lonon times staff writer an ordinance presented thursday to the Washington county quorum court which would take Back the county a contribution toward Deputy clerk positions in the Fayetteville Springdale and Prairie Grove municipal courts ran into stiff opposition before being tabled until next months meeting. The ordinance passed tuesday in the courts finance committee would take Back the Deputy clerk funds because of a literal interpretation of the state Law requiring counties to pay one half of the salaries of the judge and the clerk for each municipal court within its boundaries. In the past the county a Las paid one half of the salaries and fica contributions for Deputy clerks As Well As the chief clerk and the judge. In the opinion of newly appointed county attorney George Butler the county is legally obligated to subsidize Only the judge and the chief clerk. Another question is Ether or not the county is obligated to pay half of the a fringe finance committee tuesday be quest est fica and believes the whether or not the county is Obliga insurance. Butler told the Finar obligation is limited to salary Only. The proposed measure would take Back appropriated sums for half of the salaries and fringes for Deputy clerks in the amount of $12,119 from Fayetteville $16,035 from Springdale and $6,284 from Prairie Grove. A 1984 state attorney general a opinion seemed to agree with the literal interpretation of the statute and did not mention the Issue of Deputy clerk funding Butler said. Regardless of How the statute May eventually be interpreted what upset several court members and Springdale mayor Charles Mckinney is taking Back funds that have already been appropriated. A i feel its a mistake to Stop the funding in the Middle of the year Quot Mckinney said. A though you a Inadale currently pointed out the salary of municipal changed local governments. Dist. 5 up Peg Anderson of Fayetteville said she believes the county has a see justices Page 3 i. A a there a no Way we can operate with Only two people. Even Sty be legally right it will cause cutbacks and apr Aua Inma of Mohn itly has tour Clem employed in its municipal court. Mckinney a Lui i Ici Liu municipal court. Mckinney is is set state Law and cannot be a woman at Edmond okla., this morning searched through the rubble of her Home which was destroyed a Tornado thursday night. The tor Nado wrecked 45 Homes there. See Story Page 7. A laser photo University graduation is saturday University of Arkansas commencement exercises the u2th in the institutions history will begin at 9 30 . Saturday in Barnhill Arena. Former Texas rep. Barbara Jordan who served in Congress from 1972 until 1978, will be the featured speaker. Three faculty members or. Collis r. Geren Rodney a. Smolla and Cyrus Sutherland will be honoured for outstanding accomplishments in teaching and research. Individual College and school commencement ceremonies Are scheduled As follows a College of agriculture and Home economics 1 45 p.m., Broyles athletic Complex Richard e. Bell president Anc chief executive officer of Riceland foods in Stuttgart will be the featured speaker. A school of architecture 12 15 f�.m., Arkansas Union theater Talian architect Davide vital currently a visiting professor in the school will be the sneaker. J. William Fulbright College of arts and sciences 12 30 p.m., bar Nhill Arena. Lothar Schafer Chemis Benton comity circuit clerk arrested and Virginia Squires 58, on charges of a theft of property a Public servant a according to sgt. Paul Bentonville Ark. A the 75-year-old circuit clerk of Benton county a first elected in 1962 and re elected la times without opposition a has been arrested and charged with theft. Benton county sheriffs department deputies on thursday arrested circuit clerk Josephine Heyland and two of her deputies Rachel Coler 60, Eichenlaub. The sheriff and prosecutor scheduled a press conference for this morn a Trio were released on their own recognizance. The circuit clerks office has been investigated since december state auditors state police the sheriffs office and the prosecutors office. Mrs. Heyland is running for re election. If convicted the clerk and her two deputies could each get a maximum sentence of 20years in prison. Benton county sheriff Roy Farber said that in addition to the criminal charge against three individuals a civil Case against one individual was filed prosecutors thursday through the circuit clerks office. He declined to identify people named in the Case. The civil Case was in the form of a petition calling for mrs. Heyland a removal from office. The petition accused the circuit clerk of misfeasance malfeasance nonfeasance and incompetency. Prosecutor David Clinger said a hearing to review the petition would be scheduled As soon As possible. Circuit judge Robert Mccorkindale of the 14th judicial District in Harrison is expected to hear the Case according to the Benton county daily Democrat. News briefly Putley enter plea a a Tibia of a a ded innocent today in Fayetteville municipal court to of criminal trespass and arrest. Punker was arrested at Fayetteville women a leave the Promisee at the office of or. I Promisee Fliam Harrison a who Binh abortion. Who Baa spoken out _ police said Parsley had to be carried to the petrol Cor after his arrest. A a or in scheduled to in municipal court july 2 at . Commodities offered the economic Opportunity Agency of Washington county announces that u will distribute commodities to Lew income reel Doms of Washington county on wednesday hey 14, and thursday May is. It he Washington county Fairgrounds. May 14 will Only be tor people 06 and Over who meet income guidelines. Doers will be open from 7 of until la . May is will be for All ethers who qualify. Doors will be open at 7 30 and close when All comm modules Ara distributed. Commodities distributed will be cheese flour butter Rice Honey and dry milk. Quantities Are limited end Ere available on a first come Firat served basis. . Admits libyan civilians bombed Washington a the Pentagon for the first time acknowledged that some . Bombs hit civilian areas during last months air raid on Libya and added that it is seeking details on the Arab country a claim it has recovered Tho body of an american flier killed in the attack the defense department said thursday that three bombs drop a i an f 111 bomber missed their targets a and it seems Likely they impacted in the Vicinity of the French embassy Quot a building in Tripoli hat was damaged during the april 15 raid. In addition two other bombs aimed at a terrorist Barracks compound in Benghazi were errant the Pentagon said. The defense department has never provided a detailed breakdown on the number of bombs dropped during the night time raid. Pentagon sources disclosed however that More than 225 bombs of various anti aircraft missiles fired the libyans at the american planes missed their targets and Tell Back to Earth. One top defense official speaking on condition of anonymity said the full that dropped three errant bombs is the plane that did not return from the raid. Pentagon spokesman Robert Sims also said thursday that the United states working through the belgian f government had requested More in formation from Libya on its claim that it found the body of one of the two airmen missing from the raid. Sims said no reply had been received As yet. But he said the United states was prepared to request the return of the body on n humanitarian grounds. A a wonderful pet Claude Leflett holds his pet Chihuahua brute at the recent most wonderful pet contest in Chicago. A laser photo types 500 Pound 750 Pound and 2,000 Pound a were used totalling too tons Worth of ordnance. That would mean that about 2 percent of the bombs known to have been dropped during the raid hit civilian areas. A any other damage claimed the libyans if actually True most Likely resulted from libyan ordnance falling Back to Earth a the Pentagon said in a written assessment of the assault. The Pentagon has said dozens of inside editorial. 4 family scene. 5-6 Peoples Page. 8 entertainment. 9 sports. 11-13 on contract Bridge. Classified. .14-17 Legal notices. A system requests $478.3 Mil budget Little Rock a a $478.3 million budget for the upcoming biennium that University of Arkansas president Ray Thornton Calls very conservative has been approved the finance committee of the University a Board of trustees. Thorton said however that the budget would have to be revised downward in Light of lower state Revenue projections than were anticipated when the spending plan was prepared last fall. The 1987 89 Atli meeting of the committee thursday includes an increase of $66.1 million or 16 percent Over the amount that was sought for the 1985 87 biennium Thornton said the proposal was to be considered at a meeting of the full Board today. According to Thornton the University system is Likely to get Little More than what it sought for the current biennium the time the state higher education Board and legislators trim the request. The current biennium a two fiscal years a ends june 30,1987. But if the University receives that. It Tull -. . Said the University Cap restore the momentum in education funding that he said began after the 1983 special session in which higher Tiki of 6 percent raises for no classified education funding was increased. Thornton said the budget provides employees during each year of the biennium. The largest increase in employees. 171, is being sought for the University a medical sciences Campus at Little Rock Thornton said that was prompted a 6 percent increase in students at the Campus other campuses at Fayetteville Little Rock Pine Bluff and Mon .ti?.mo a urls titties lever. Try professor will speak. A College of business administration 2 30 p.m., Barnhill Arena. John w. Ingraham senior vice president and a Deputy to the chairman of the credit policy committee for Citicorp Citibank will speak. A College of engineering noon room 222 of the her building. Melvyn l. Bell Energy systems of Little Rock chairman of the Board and president will speak. A school of Law i p.m., Arkansas Union ballroom. Albert m. Witte Law professor will speak. A College of nursing adn pro Kam noon Fine arts concert Hall itty Battenfield associate Dean of the program will speak. Geren professor of chemistry and biochemistry will be honoured for his research which has focused on the venom of poisonous snakes spiders and scorpions particularly the Brown Recluse. A Miami okla., native he received a research Grant from the National institutes of health last year for study leading to a possible antidote for the Brown Recluse spiders venom. Smolla an associate Law professor is being honoured for his research and teaching. He is a cum laude graduate of Yale University and was first in his class at Duke University where he earned his Lav degree. He worked with the . Court of appeals in Jackson. Miss., for a year before joining a Chicago Law firm. He became assistant professor of Law at Depaul University in 1980 and taught at the University of Illinois at Champaign before joining the a faculty in 1983. Smolla a specialist in civil rights and Freedom of speech teaches constitutional Law and torts his research has focused recently on Media and the Law. His Book suing the press was recently released Oxford University press and two other books Are in Progress Sutherland an architecture professor is being honoured for his teaching. A Rogers native Sutherland attended the University of Arkansas and the University of ii or a Erst in the army during world War ii. He Iowa and received a Bachelor s degree from the University of Nebraska after serving in the . Employees Thornton said the systems Overall request is for 114 More employees than Are authorized during the current biennium. Here Are the amounts requested for each Campus or division for the two fiscal years beginning on july i 1987, and july 1,1988 a Fayetteville $72.5 million $79.4 million. A medical sciences Campus $60.7 million $65.9 million. A University of Arkansas at Little Rock $36.6 million $39 3 million. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff $13 million $14.3 million. Received a master of architecture degree from the Harvard graduate school of design and has studied in Europe where he was associated with the Daniel Mann Johnson and Mendenhall firm in Paris and London. Sutherland came to the University where he teaches design and architecture history in 1958. He has had several off Campus assignments in Rome and has presented lectures across the country. He is currently working on five publications in eluding a guide to Arkansas architecture which is being produced in cooperation with the society of architecture historians. He was co producer of a three part documentary film Arkansas its architectural heritage of which the first segment won a Silver medal at the Oklahoma International film oks $10 million Aid for area a Bill goes to Senate passed possibly memorial Day Reagan threatens to veto it times Hinton Bureau hot through Congress quickly but president Reagan has would be needed under what was described As the current a crisis Quot situation via so Specia Frimd to few Quot i hammers Shiffl hundreds of a a Purpo a a a did Hamm Schmidt a and we curl a a Job Quot go ing a us a business a a a Quot their have been not Tural dlr a Ter Quot a a it a a Taylor. R the Dah Lynde Mifty fund watch try unania to an emergency let Ray to ,. A it old ,.y feeds of appropriations Bill which later Pas a Quot margin of242-132. 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