The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 29, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 29, 1947
Page 9
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TUESDAY, JULY 29, 19-17 BLYTIIEVH/L* (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS PAGE mm Average Child's BrainUnderrated Vocabularies Great Despite Textbooks, Psychologist Says EVAXSTON, 111., July J3. (UP)— ; A psychologist said yesterday that ; 'the average x*hikl Is a whole lot ! .smarterj (.hail the textbook writers ! think lie is. Evpil a run-of-the-mill four year olcl. he said, knows more than 5,- ! 5Co words. It <•' llobcrt H. Seashore, chairman ' of the Northwestern University ' ' L Psychology Department, said lit- 1 ' tic shavers know words like "mean- ! dcr," "evident." "pique" "pillage," 1 while .their textbooks arc limited \ * lo -the familar "rat, "cat" and i "mat" routine. j l_ "Children's vocab\ilarie.s have been developed in spite of rather thiui through the aid of textbooks with tlieir extremely limited vocabularies," Seashore said. "Editors don't >takc cognizince of tlie fact 'Coast Guard Hopes to Get Flying Lifeboat SlieStl) uoovo is ;-ri iuusi's cunceptiuu oi the U. S. Coast Guard's proposed Iwm-rolor, Kliilur-licli- coplci' liitboal that (.an be launched tilmost vertically from land or water. The innvciecl, amphibious 1 glider would be Unveii behind a senrch plane to the scene oi a sea dUisler, released lo land 1 —'' '•' v A'crticaily, then luuucu^'ercd as a coil venlional lifeboul for rescue work. that children read newspapers and maKflzip.cs as \velL as many other I books which are not based on restricted vocabularies." j •He eited n "pic'lure" test, worked | out under his supervision by Flor-1 ence Landsman Mandell, Reuben' fiesfal and Prances Smith. Morel than IOD children were shown set-,; of pictures initl then Kiven a word, orally. They were asked to select! ttlie picture which represented the! \vord to them. For example, a pic-1 lure of a man with a dog was supposed to represent the word "loyal." There were R9 words in the test, many of them hard ones like "encompassed," "lockable" and "pearled." On the basis of the tests, the psychologist-, decided that tlie average four-year-old knew 5,600 basic words; five-year-old 9,eCO; six- year-olds 14.700; seven-year-olds 21 : 2CO; eight-year-olds 26300; nine- year-olds 29,300 and 10-year-olds 34,300. Seashore tried some of his tests on adults and they came out pretty well, too. He surveyed students ill three tmiversities and concluded Dial they knew about Cl.CflO basic words phis BS.OCO derivative terms or a little less than half the unabridged dictionary. Hartley To Retire At End Of Present Term WASHINGTON. July 20. (UP) — Hep. Fred A. Hartley, u., N. J., co-author of Hie Taft-IIanley Labor Act. said today he will retire at the end of his present term and BO to liis New Jersey farm "wher^ I can have some rest." "I believe that this Congress has finally started down the road to truly adequate labor laws " he said before he left for his horn"1 am proud to h^ye. pljiyrrt p, part in the difficult task of reform and I believe that it is time I re- Industrial Rationing Of Sugar Officially Ended Yesterday •WASHINGTON, July 2S. (UP) — Tlie Department of Agriculture today ended rationing of industrial sugar at noon lEDT) yesterday because "'Congress failed to appropriate the funds" necessary to cor.- linue the program. The Department had asked for $710,000 to carry out its rationmn and price controls until Oct 31. But Congress trimmed this request down to $210,000 Sugar was the iasl farm commodity lo remain under ratiotiint;. Th? Department said, however, that it still was holding on to sugar price tire." The Ta ft-Hartley Act, he said, is still "inadennute in many respects — particularly in regard to industrywide bargaining." He sale he would devote himself in the next session lo "remedying this defect." Hartley said he was hopeful that the industrywide b:n-!:r\imii£ ban would be passed at the next session "before I retire." controls, and that sugar Inventory controls have been set up. The Department snid that its sut>ar Rationing Aciiulnisuaumi was Ijeini; liquidated immcdlak- ;nr Uranoli of (In- l>ro<liicllo!l nit! MarkctliiK Adiniiilslriillon. The iH'\v invi'iiloiy controls limit gur invt'iitorloc ioi- uny pci'^on, other Ilinti hotischolcl users, lo » nnxliuutii i,t 2.001) pomuts; limit ndustrliil ot In.sliiuttoiml users lo 1-M) |»r k-oiit or the qimnily used hiK (lie in-cvlotis your lUKl HmU w(iolcsuln-s uiid ictiillers lo (|iiai)- itles -sold by them cliirliiB I lie prj- 'Ctlinij I'lilt-iulur month. Wltn t«e uuliiLj O f intlouniK poii- rols all siiN|)i-n.sloii orders n'liilltv< 0 sliKiir mo i-i-vokod mid nil .stu-ii n-bcccdliiHs now priiilltii; lire ti-r- nlnated, the deiiartment said. The U. il. Marine Corjw ccle- rud'd Us 171hl birthdiiy on No- 'uibfr ID, 104U. jHetlrnmMit. puy of a federal civil sorvU-e finpluyc is not exempt from Income lux. Eddie Saliba iMaintcmtiU'o KngiiU'er Roof Coating, Industrial and Household Paints Cull fur frco Knot Inspection . . . l.rt nit; solve ynur jialnl problems. Hillary distributor for <'»- luuliil Ri'llnliii; »nil Clmnlc'il ('u. 121 K. Kentucky Ave. Hlyllu'ville, l>lnmc 25;»1 IN BOTTLES AND AT FOUNTAINS " of (he employes are belnp dismissed today without Hie UMI.I !ifl day notices o'. rUr-inKsal, as .suf (iulent funds have not '.^iVi mnde r.vnllabln to continue paying their salaries for this )M'i-|o(l." it said. SuKar price [T.nirol.s which will continue in cfecl utitll Oct. 31, 1SH8, and inventi'iy controls \vill be; handled by the Department's ,1'cftt-Cola Comimiy, fang fjfntirf City, ff. T^ ?r« Holder: I'epsi-'Jolji Hmilin't: *Co.'»f Itlythcvill* For Complete Protection Against All INSURABLE HAZARDS Phone 3545 W. J. POLLARD AGENCY Glcncoe Hotel Bldg. ---. H24W. Structural Steel About 500 Tons in Stock Ready For Delivery Now! —Also- Plates - Sheets - Bars (cold finish- ed) Reinforcing Steel - Steel Win- dow Sash. Nice Stock of Electric Motors Roller Chains & Sprockets and General Mill Supplies CLEVIDENCE MACHINE WORKS 3rd St. Highwoy 84 Caruthersville, Mo. "How to save money on your electric Concrete Culvert-tile Sizes 10" U M" (Kelnfiirml or Nun-Reinforced) <'lu',i|ici anil l.djupr iMstlnK UKIII any othor Hrlrl^c MatcHuL C'oncri'lr unit.-, fur Sanitary I'rlvj-—CimtTclc Scpllo Tanki. A. H. Webb llwy. Gl N. at Slate I.lnc I'innie Hlythcvllfe 714 ,0 REPAID ,OD Kuvo mi Urn uiiiilv family's whoe rosis ilif-nnKlt Msi: year— by keeping them In good repair with uur It no mirttnunshlp und tough (liiEillly nnk'il.ils. Wlillt!-you- w;iK litH'l mill Up reptu'i'nu ill uiul Mi hies. HALTER'S > Quality Shoo Shop For Electric Work Call 2397 BOB'S Electric Shop • Farm Wiring • House Wiring • Motor Repairs • Appliance Installation 500 N. Fifth St. Illylheville, Ark. Good Used y Furniture Is Found at JIMMIE EDWARDS FURNITURE CO. S1J Mxln Pride & Usrey 8 GENERAL CONTRACTORS I Excavations and Backfills $ Phone 517 f Highway 18 West at Prido Addition ': ' i*c BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE —NQRTH TENTH Phone 3151 Another in a Series by Dr. Phineas Q. Twitch, Eminent Economist 1 Toss oui yoiir electric f;m, ami adopt a small Hoy to wave a palm leaf for you. You'll have lo feed and clollic liim — and he'll he pretty noisy —but think of the money you'll save! When you ean pin him down lo work (ivhicli .woii'l be often!) you'll save a penny every "three hours. Thai's real economy. Throw away your clcclric clock anil buy a snn-dial. Of course, it won't wake you up for work, bill think of the fun-you'll have trying lo figure out what lime it is —on sunny days, anyway. And you'll be saving about 5c every month!. At thai rale, you'll have the sun-dial almost paid for in only 41 years!. x Turn off your radio during the Summer Electric Hour, starring Woody Herman and Peggy Lee, every Sunday afternoon at 4:30 over C13S, EDST. In this way, you'll miss a grand show, 1ml think —you'll actually save one-sixth of a penny every time you do! In only two years, this self-sacrifice on your part will have saved you the price of an ice cream soda. Watch for more of these practical, money-saving suggestions by Dr. Twitch. He really knows liis stuff. We hope he'll help you realize how many jobs electricity, does for you, and how little it costs. *. L*» ' - •M-J^'— NMM^ y^^*~ •s^r-. 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