Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 7, 1972 · Page 3
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 3

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 7, 1972
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Foothill Formaldehyde Bottles Used To Build House CHISYENNE. Wyn. ( A P ) If you wouldn't mind Hfo In a glass house, there's a "crystal ensile" waiting in the Wyoming foothills. · Crystal eastlo Is the Informal nmno fiiven to a "bottle housu" built In the mId-lOGO's by a former Cheyenne man and his brother. A l t h o u g h buildings using bottles instead of brick nro not unknown, J.II. WItlholm, now retired in Apache Junction, Arto., used nn unusual barbell Hlfin for the Klrucliiro and built It with even moro novel matorhih, Wlciholm sptnt up to 10 years collecting formaldehyde bottles from moiiuai'Jnx In Colorado and Wyoming. Then he began the- painstaking construction of the one bedroom homo located 23 miles west of Cheyenne and about two miles from Gryutal Lake. .. Wl'clliolnv and Ills brother, G.H. Wldholm of Cheyenne, spent several yours laying more HOUSE FOR A MORTICIAN weird home is constructed from embalming jltiid bottles Imn 30,000 empty formaldehyde )olllcK In specially mixed noiim 1 that would stick to tho ,UKEJ) IVldtinlm and a succeeding wncr used the houso only for vcokcnds and summer but the present owners, Mr. and Mrs. Levo McMlklo of Cheyenne, Ivcd In It for eight months. Mrs: McMlkle snld the home, vhlcti has plastered walls Inside o cover tho bottles, was com ortnble bill that schedule roblcms mndo the frequent rips to the city too much to continue. . T h e McMlklo's a r e a s k i n g 117,600 tor the house. A riclgliboivDan LIU, keeps nil eye on the place and says has been remarkably free of vandalism over the years, The morning sun causes the house o glitter, he said, but the most .musual affect Is on a bright moonlit night. "The moon causes the bottles :o shine like there · is a lighl nsidc," said Lill. "I don't know low many times I have walkec over there thinking someone was inside with the lights on only to find It was the moonli'gh' shining on the bottles." Mrs. McMikle says there has been little breakage with the bottles but the new owners wil have a ready made start if any repairs are needed. There are about 200 spare formaldehyde bottles in the double garage. Nixon Returns To Washington WASHINTON (AP) -- Pros ident Nixon is back in Wash ton after a weekend stay at As satcague Island, a newly founc retreat on 'Maryland's Easten Shore. Nixon stayed at a bead house owned by paper company executive Thomas McCabe. 1 was his first weekend stay a the house, nestled among th sand dunes on the narrow sandy Island. Former Ally. Gen. John N Mitchell, Florida banker C. G "Bebe" Rebozo, and New Yor industrialist Robert Abplanal joined the President. Nixon, who went to the islan Friday, returned to Washingtoi by helicopter Sunday. M-SIRVKE WHAT WE Silt · WE StlL WHATM ADVIRTISF. BIG SAVINGS! CONVENIENT LIVING 16.0 cu. ft. including a 3.4 cu, It, (119 Ib.) freezer so manyAmana. quality features f or egsy living Two big porcalaln cihpm hold uihfllicf veflelabtu. two independent automatic cold controls Butler KM (Mr Iwfofei butter from Magno-iol docrt jivt poiiliyt ' All these and many more ONIY 5-YEAR WARRANTY Includes Paits nd Hsland Labor AffljriawirfjnliforSyejri frcrndite eForifliuE purchiii in U.S., itpliumenl Of ftpair ot pirli found dtfalire ai lo wjfkiunjhipornuleiii! under nornul L!(.Thit fruludtt Ubcf [liuired for re* plictminl of defective puLr, Defective pi[ttifitat4telu;ntdiriipu^i Arnina's tftilcrdiitribular oriffiiutio/), Ow/iar fi ' rtsponiibTf for je'ivlcemin'x travel thnitr/lotaf enliic, nplitemtnl of tnkelj, rubb*r or pbiiic pirEs and ii(H i((ij| f\t\t or alteration thai) wid the wirunty. In Cinidj, jha wiiunl/ jp* pti« as ilwve tictji t Ifi it it dots not cover urn, duller, atitismtfUi [tvitd zl\lmt ofjurt npcrl. Terms lo suit you Here's schsalbral vabo wllh Amana convenlonco faaluresl Famous Amana quafily and workmanship IrirougliouNSo many features! Compfolcly Frco-O'-Frost. Llfellmo vinyf cfad aluminum Interiors. And Excfusivs ·Amana 5'Yeaf Warranty, too! Amana, Features Quality O Two Independent Automalic Cold Controls, On for Ins freezer. One (or refrigerator. Q Frost-Magnel. Slops frost before It slarls. Q V/all-lo-wall oiWe-out Shelf. Everything's easy to reach. Q SENSI-mallcConlrolkeepsrofrigoralor temperaluro atconalant pro-set conditions, automatically. D Wide Rollers wllh Brake, For oasy moving, easy cleaning. 3S1ZES.1N6MODEL6. T/iow's ono.!or every family 16,0cu,ft,«18.2cu,1l.«20ci/.ft, Mftdil Warfil T-1BJ Tfl.llJ Mad«l 1M-IIJ Como in and see them today! HOME CENTER Alexander Sees Benefits From Drainage Project PIGCJOTJ', Ark. (AP) - Key. 11 Alexander, D-Ark., Sutur- ly defended the completion ot o Cache Klver-fJayou DeVlew alnago project, saying It ould benefit both sportsmen id advocates of flood control. Speaking at. the . annual rccnway picnic near here, the ngressman said the project, lilch lias been opposed by on- ronmcnUdists, would assure ortsmon of rights I n - p u b l i c nds that would otherwise be ratibod up by wealthy business tcrcsts, lie added that In- cpd of being used by sports- en, the land would bo covered corporate projects. Gov. Dujc Bumpers has skod Army Engineers to halt work on llio project In eastern Arkimnas until pending litigation o n . I t Is Bellied urn! Congress appropriates funds to buy swampland that would be used to preserve fish and wildlife in Die urea, Alexander said lie was "not looking for a fight" and was making his statement In response to his constituents. Alexander said when hu ran foivCongresb'Iri IDIifi he made a "firm commitment"' to work for flood control In Arkansas and it was his personal desire to do so In a Joint venture with sportsmen. For the sportsman,, Alexander said, the project means that the federal govcrriment will buy at least 30,000 acres of land that Will bo for use by sportsmen, The stale Game and Fish Commission would provide ycar-around management of t h e s e lands under an agree ment with the Interior Department, he said. Alexander said both houses ol Congress had approved the Highlights Of Aug. 7 Norlhw«»( Arkanioi TIMES, Mon,, Aug. 7, 1972 FAvrrrtviLLi, ARKANIAI · . ' Ily THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today Is Monday, Aug. 7, Ilia 220th Ufiy of 1072. There ate HO diiys left In tlic yuar. Today's highlight In history: On tills duto In 1768, the U,S, Wur mid Navy departments wore «stuh!f8hed. On llils date: In 1782, George Washington established the Order of the Purple Mearl. In 1804, an American:fleet bombarded the Mediterranean port ol r Tripoli: ' · '· Ovid, Roman poet, about 43, project and had funded the Flood-control part of it. The leg islation authorizing purchase o: the 30,000 acres is proceeding on schedule, lie said. In 1012, n Progressive convention In Chicago ' norm- nilcd Theodore Hooaevolt (or President, In 1911,' Soviet nlu'ncs/.c'urrlctl out their first bombing : raids ugalnst Berlin. . , In 1057, -a federal grand Jury In IJrookly. N.Y., indicted Col. Rudolf Abel ns a Soviet spy. Ten years ago': 1 West: Germany 'warned .neutral -'nations not to endorse any separate peace treaty thal.ihe Soviet .Union might make'with'Kast Germany. ' ; ; " , ; Five years ago: Arab mor chants -vyprit on strike In the old city 'areif/of Jerusalem to prb- test Israel's annexation of the old quarter from Jordan. ' ' One year ago: The . three Apollo 15 astronauts made a safe splashdown in the Pacific after their moon landing. Thought for today: Nothing 'goes 'swifter than' the years--.' Lofs Of Coti PROVO, Utah (AT) * - A , rovo housewife who opened or homo to "doomed kittens ui'llcr this week says she never had any Idea there were o Many cats." Janco Robinson aays she hns e'en'given 81 cats stR?o she «d- crllsicd In a Provo newspaper ml persons planning to drown iv Bmollfor, illicit 1 :cals should urn them over to her:Instead. Th» TIMES'b Th« Bert Buy for Your Advartiilng Doltarl iallyfor back-to-school. Polyester fabric sale. Sale 2 Reg. 3.99. Polyester doubleknlis in a wide assortment of fashion colors, Jacquards, surface textures, and more. Machine washable and Renn-Prest, too. You'll want a whole wardrobe of them. 99 Start school at our Girls' Dress Carnival. Cotton suede low- waisted jumper. In fust, brown/beige, or navy/rust. Sizes 7-14. Give her a jump on big-girl fashion. Jumpers, just for her. Panti-hose special. 2 for 99^ Shake a leg. 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