BJjrtherffle (Art.) Courier Iftwt - Monday, May >, UN- P*n Sew The Nickel Passes 100 CAPITAL ASSET—The Mall, Washington's heart, would be dressed up with tall trees, flower gardens, benches, kiosks and restaurants under a plan drafted by San Francisco architect Nathaniel Owings as part of a 10-year national parks program. All vehicular traffic and parking would go underground to free the M»U iUeU as a vast nark for people. Model shows a renovated Mall stretching from the Capitol, bottom, to the Washington and Lincoln Memorials, with the Jefferson Memorial off to the left and the White House at right peared hi IMS with • design made by James Earl Fraser, a noted American sculptor. Taxay said Fraser offered his help because "he wanted the new nickel to be something truly Ameri- *y JERRY BUCK NEW YORK (AP) - In your pocket or purse yoa probably ire carrying one of the most enduring and widespread results a the Civil War - the Ive-ceiit piece. The nickel, celebrating its 100th birthday this month, was )orn as a result of the war's economic chaos. Silver coins had all but vanished from sight as people hoarded them or shipped them abroad. It also came about because a Pennsylvania miner, Joseph Wharton, needed a new market for his nickel —and he had two powerful friends in Congress, Thaddeus Stevens and William D. Kelly. And though the nickel has come out of the mints by the billions the U.S. government has never officially recognized its name as the "nickel." To the Treasury it is simply th.e "five- cent piece." * * » The Chase Manhattan Bank money museum at 1254 Avenue of the Americas marks the nickel's centennial with a special exhibit opening today. The mu seum curator, Do Taxay, said it will be the most important numismatic event the museum has ever put on. What has the nickel wrought n those 100 years? It has saved many a lad from javing to walk around with an empty pocket. It has kept gen- rations of youngsters supplied with ice cream cones, candy iars, and geegaws. The nickel doesn't go as far hese days. A pint-sized version of the nickel candy bar is still around, and Louisiana is one of he few places where you can still make a nickel telephone call. The first nickel, issued in 1866, had a shield on it. But the next nickel to come along, the iberty head in 1883, proved to 3e a far more valuable coin. The reverse side had a Roman "V" for 5, but the word "cents" was missing from the coin. So liherty head nickels by the thousands were gold-platec and passed off as $5 gold pieces. It proved even more valuable when a storekeeper at the mint secretly struck five liberty head nickels with a 1913 date - a year after the coin went out of circulation. Taxay estimates that if one of the coins was put on the market today it would bring $30,000. The Indian head nickel ap- N LVv o «i»M»ni™^ W. M. DAVIDSON Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cornish announce the birth of a son April 16 at Shaneyfelt Hospital. The baby, has been named William Brady. The couple have a daughter, Cindy, age 5. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cornish of Monette and Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Downing of Detroit. Christian Social Relations to fill the place of Mrs. A. W. Smith who is moving to Jonesboro. Mrs. Evelyn Fleeman U to be co-chairman. Mrs. Tipton conducted the first session of the study on the book of Acts. Mrs. Louise Ashabranner closed the meeting with a prayer. The hostess served Woman's Society of Christian Service met at the church Tues- ay for a covered dish luncheon with 19 members and a guest wesleyan Service Guild of j cake and coffee. First Methodist Church met at' the home of Mrs. Pleasant Mobley Monday evening with 19 members present. The president, Mrs. Jack Tipton, presided at the business meeting at which time the secretary, Mrs. Dan White, read the minutes . of the previous meeting which were approved. Mrs. Mobley, treasurer, gave her report. Names of members who were to serve the MYF and the dates they were to serve were read. Announcement was made that the installation service with the WSCS will be May 15 at the church and the pledge service will be the following evening, May 16. Mrs. Hazel Bacon was elected to serve as chairman of NEWS QUIZ MAP ANSWERS BOOKS ARE CLOSED—The Spanish government shtttt down the 17,000-student University of Barcelona ai students go on rampage of rioting and violence. (1) TWO BECOME ONE—The Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads win government approval to merge Into single, 20,000- mile-long line. (2) MODERN POMPEII—Mt. Ke- lut, East Java volcano, erupts and wipes out • village. (10) «OT GUILTY- NOT GUILTY—Actress Hedy Lamarr Is cleared of shoplifting charge by Los Angeles municipal court jury. BIRTH CURBS — Communist China is compelling its millions to practice birth control, penalizing parents, who have more than three children. (9) GAMES SITES IN iz —The 1972 Summer Olympics wffl be held in Munich, Germany, the winter Games in _ Sapporo, Japan. (6) REPRISAL — Israeli eom. mandos, taking revenge for terrorist* attacks, invade Jordan and bum 14 houses in two villages. (S) SAFE FROM BBAFT — College students will be sate from draft this summer, Selective Servlee Director Lewis B. Hersjiey an- nounees In Peru, HI. (8) CLAMOR FOR PEACE--Com. munlst-lnfluenced mobs in Saigon yell "Down with Americans" and demand end of Viet Nam w«r now. N0 7) POVERTY HERE—POT. erty boss Sargent Shnver has bought a house and »*• tide property In Hyaunij. port, Mass., for an 81* JUtcd IMMOO. (5) present. Following the meal the group assembled in the sanctuary for the pledge service led by Mrs Vaughn L. Shownes. After signing their pledgi cards the group were led in i prayer of dedication. Mrs. Glenn Holmes presidec at the business meeting ant gave a report on the distric meeting in BIytheville. Mrs. Holmes dismissed thi group with a prayer and then proceeded with the work on th May breakfast. * * * The head was an idealized portrait of three Indian chiefs, John Big Tree of the Iroquois, Iron Tail of the Sioux, and Two Moons of the Cheyenne. Of the three, only Chief Big Tree U still .alive. Chief Big Tree, who was the nose and forehead of the image, is 101 and lives on the Onondaga reservation near Syracuse, N.Y. He will visit the money museum at the opening of the centennial. The Jefferson nickel, designed by Felix Schlag, appeared in 1938 and is being minted at an ever increasing rate to meet demand. And what is the museum going to hand out as souvenirs during the centennial? 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