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6 The Glenvill~ Democrat/Palhfinder lanuary 1. 1976 Appalachian Development Act extended four years The Congress has adopted the conference report of the Senate and House conferees on H.R. 4073. calling JfAor a four year extension of the ppalachian Regional Development* Act and expanded authorization for the Title V Commissions and has sent this legislation to the White House for Presidential action. Senator Howard ilBaker of Tennessee. ranking Repubh- can membe, r of the Senate Public Works Committee, during debate on the conference report said. "'I recommend to my colleagues the conference report on the Regional Development Act of 1975. I hope it will be approved promptly and I strongly urge the President to sign the bill into law." The legislation not only extends ]Sears STORE HOURS Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday -- 9 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday - 9 to 1 p.m. CLOSED JAN. 1.2&3 the life of the Commission for four years, hut also provides for increased funding for both the highway and non-highway programs. The highway authorization would be increased by $840 million through 1981 and the nonhighway by $640 million through 1979. Within the nonhighwav orogram authorization funds are provided to assist in the demonstration of enterprise development proiects thai are related to the Region's energy resources. Up to $3 million annually may be expended on such proiects. In addition, the nonhighway authoriza- tion allows up to $2.5 million annually for the development and stimulation of the indigenous arts and crafts of the Region. The legislation also allows $9.6 million over for years for the administrative costs of the Commas- sion. SPECIAL Broughton Milk Gal jug $t 59 SUPERETTE I :ars] Phone 462-7939- 462-B4433 ,4 u t horized CATAI,OG SALES MERCHANT OWNED AND OPERATED BY JANET DEAL The conference report authorizes an expansion (,f the Commission's housing activities in two iml~)rtant respects: it permits the Commissi,m to assist housing under the Farmer's Home Administration and state housing agencies; and it allows the Commission to provide assistance directly to the states. Previously. the Commission's housing program was restricted to insured housing programs of HUD. with all site grants and planning loans processed through that department. The conference report also directs the Commission to conduct certain studies and demonstrations in several specific areas: a report and study of the status of Appalachian migrants and the impact which Commission programs have had on out-migration patterns: a study of the physical hazards which are constraints on land use {with strong emphasis on mudslides, landslides, sink holes and subsidence} and the risks associated with these hazards; and to give special attention to demonstrations and other activities for the improvement of rural transportation in the Region. Senator ]ennings Randolph of West Virginia. Chariman of the Senate Public Works Committee, in bringing the conference report to the floor said, "' lJ'll.'.i icMl.'-,I;tlloll will rneltn mut:h I.r the people ,t Appalachia and other re~ions of the; (:ounlrv with similar problems. The Appalachian experi- ment is now ten years old. The passage of this extensi.n will launch the second decade of this unique and successful effort." SUBURBIA "Honey, you shouldn't turn down a date with a boy whose father owns a gas station'," News for Q. -lsit to of program ieadilql equivalency A - Yes. approved in preparatory, deficiency or assistance prohibited if to receive a or General certificate. Q- Is there s spouse of n c lete under VA's Assistance A - Yes. deceased veteran Dependents' for apprentice or training is Oct. from date ever is later. BONELESS e LB BONELESS LB 0! BONELESS LB LB ROYAL BRAND ALL MEAT 12 OZ PK6 RED SKIN CHUNK OR SLICED i:!:i:i:i::~:~:~:~:~:~:~:.:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:.:~:~:~:~:~:.:.:~:~:~:~:.~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:::~:~:~:~:~:~:~:::~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~:~>:~:~:~: