TUESDAY, MARCl} 18, 1952 •LYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* Car Engine Is Deep, Dark Secret to Ladies PAGE SK By RICHARD KLEINER NEW YORK (NEA) ~- It you know tt woman who understands what makes an automobile run, you are acquainted with a rare character Indeed. Husbands and other males will be delighted to learn that a nationwide survey shows most women haven't the foggiest Idea how come cars move, Th« extent of the average female'* Ignorance regarding: things automotive Is frightful. The survey took up many of the items under the hood and asked what each was designed to do. These are the items, and some of the answers: Engine as a whole. One Philadelphia lady gave the questioner n i^lank look and said, "Don't ask me Rbout it—I barely know where it Is." Another gal, this one from Dallas, said she thought the car moved by "centrifugal force," Total — 47 per cent of the ladies hrtd little knowledge about it. Transmission. One bnuny female said this was "where you put the key In." Another slmi^ped her shoulders and - said. "All I do is VuJvts, A Mii>,.sa,cliu.seu.s woman drive the old crnle." Total—53 per j knew trere were some valves on cent knew ncthing of its func-Mhc tire.s and a miss from Wa^h- lion. I ing ton stiite knew they "let some- HOLLAND NEWS Loo. Distiibutor. An Atlanta • said ihis had .something to do with j the windshield wiper. A well-hi- ) formed Philadelphia Rirl .said she j didn't know her nar had one. To- | t,il—72 per cent were in blissful ig- | norance, ihinjj in soaicwhen?." L-'rmn biirue crane a reply; "All I know \\ my iiu.sbi.md 1 *, nlv.'avs grinding them." Total—CK ]jer cent of the ladies svere h?/y. Crankshaft. This broug lit an j mdisniml reply from a woman, who snot led, "I don't have to crank my car." Antl a St. Louis damsel described it as "an old- fashioneit device found on the MOCJL-I T." Total—a* p Pl - cent of the girls were not guilty of knowledge, Carburetor. Ladies in Dallas and Seattle referred to this a.s FOnieihinR that "catches din" a:t<I "cleans oil" respectively. A girl In Nebraska answered brightly. "It has something to do with the motor." Total—more than 50 per cent couldn't tell a straight story. Battery. Salt! a lady from California: "H holds water inside and Bpark plugs on top." And a housewife in Hartford said, sagely, "Well, a cnr has to have a battery —you can't plug It Into a wall flockct. 1 Total—the gals were pretty bright on this, since only 27 per cent couldn't explain it. Soark rlu K s, This .section of i th . e . lhrce types of members the survey wounded Ihe Cham- whlch "^mieu parent p:on people, who conducted it, bectuifie 45 per ceni of the women knew little about their product, One answered it "had something to do witii the horn, lights anrt radio," and another said it "regulates the flow ol cas." Kadlator. The gals knew where *lhis was, but that's about nit. One said, "It's that thing up front that leaks." Another IhoujUit it was put. there to boil water. A midwest- etn b woman .s;nil it -holds the grille hi position" Total -more than 30 per cent were vague about It Of course there nrc exceptions In Huiifortt, Conn., the survey turned up an ex-Wac niechntiic who n:,;:eo how a c:tr ran. "Gas is mixed with air in the carburetor," phe said, "and the gns-alr mixture goe.s into the cylinders. When it fires tt pushes ihe ULMOIUS duwn and th?v turn tlic crankshaft," Hy MI-M. Kd Hampton, The third meeting of the newl.v- oi'ganfzed Holland I^'A, with -12 present, was held Tuesday evening in the school auditorium. 'MVS, Oda B- Smith, president, and Mrs. Charles Cohoon, vice president, presided efficiently for the occasion. A table of three mediators, Mrs. Vcrmon Jones, Mrs. vorls. Workman nnd T. R. WHkitis, teinTPontcd and iirtmlnlstrative facnliy and offered H discussion on "What I expect of the P.T.A." in reply lo a scries of questions offered the Imlividimls. Nine committee chairmen were nominated along with two auxiliaries for each committee. The next meeting will be April 1 nl 7:30 p.m. ''Mnnm'.s Baby Boy," a there-act, comedy farce will be presentnl by (lie high school Senior class Kridny. Sammy Kenley and Fa ye Iluiks will be featured in the leading roles with the remaining nlucr characters portrayed by the other members of (he Senior cla.ss. New Army Policy To Free Soldiers 3 Months Early WASHINGTON ffl* policy wiU release — A new Army three months ahrad of time ail soldiers on Involuntary active duty who have ! been rotated home from Korea. \ This cuts their total period of required active service from 17 to: THEIR HUSBANDS KILLED IN GUN DUEL—Mrs. Stanley Jer- lecfcl Cleft), » policeman's wldOTr, buries her face on the .shoulder of Mrs. William Brown, whose husband shot down Patrolman Jerteckl In a fun dud during a. robbery attempt In Detroit last Deo. 14. Brown also was killed. The two women wept in each other's arms in a dramatic courtroom scene in Detroit after testifying at the trial of Brown's accomplice. (AP Wirephoto) LUXORA NEWS By MRS. G. C. DRIVER PTA Meets Forty three members ami fuie.sts wre present at the monthly meet- "ng of the Ltixora PTA. held Wednesday aiternocn at the school cafeteria. Tile Rev. H. L. RobLson. paa- tor of Hie First Methodist Church, was the feature speaker for the program, talking on "The PTA's part in Civil Defeme." Mrs. R. L. Houck, chairman of the organization's in- service training, announced that a one-day study course will be held March 20 at the Baptist Church her«. Mrs. Charles Wiley and Mrs. Roy Barley, both of Blpiheville, will held morning and afternoon sessions. Room attendance prizes were awarded Mrs. Wiliins' second grade and the tenth »nd eleventh grades In the high school. Attend Dlitrkt Event Fifty-two members of the Luxora High School Choral Group, under the direction of Mrs. T. L. Stanford, attended the District Choral Festival last Tuesday. The event, held at Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, wa* comprised of over nine hundred school students. The Luxor* group competed In the class 'C' division of schools. Italian Bosoms Too Big, Says Rome Designer ROME I,PI — Italian and French women can blame their bosoms for their inability to dress as elegantly as their American sisters, says Schuberth. a Rome fashion designer. •"Hie bo.soms of Italian women are too hip," he asserted. "And French women are—well, too flat- chested to give their clothes » proper fit." Schuberth, a slim, fragile-looking man with a passion for wearing exaggerated rings and gold-linked bracelet* on his hands, said the American girl .Is "Inller, more slender, has longer legs and her busts are perfect — sartorlally speaking." The American girl got. that way. accordina to the designer, "because she leads a more active life, exercising through sport or work." The Lenten season was observed In a special service of the W.S.C.S. Wednesday afternoon at Hie Meihn- dlsl Church. The services were led bv Mrs. Byron Holly. Spiritual Life Chairman, who reviewed tin- crucifixion and resurrection of Our Lord, assisted by Mrs. Charles Co- hooii. After the services plans were made for a book review next Thursday evening of "The Family—A Christian's Concern", by Mrs T R. Wllklm. ly after her recent operation; Mrs Roy French has been bedfast, [or the past ten days with virus infection; Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Perkins are both recovering from In- flucu/ji and complications. Out of (own visitors here for the funeral of Mrs. I.inda Samford wore: Frank Brown, Allen Brown and Marvin Drown of East St. l^oiiis; Mr. nnd Mis. Joe- David Snmfotd of Marlon, III.. Brooksie Nunnery of slkeatou: Mrs. A. E. Hovey* of Memphis; Mrs. Reuben Ilayrs , and daughter Annett of Sheffield, Ala., and Mi's. I>ynn Brown of Jllythoville. Mr. and Mrs. Thummn Norrld and four daughters arrived Thursday Ironi Mount Dona. Fla.. where they have lived since December They are visiting thfir mother and grandmother. Mrs. Mly Non-id, here until next week when ihey plan to move to Cnrutheisville. Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Mirrick. who I'e.slrie south nf town, have botl: been In Wall's Hospital (he p as i week where (hey were treated for influcuxa. Mrs. Nora Fowler, Mrs. Florence Itarham nncl Mrs. Wilton Fowlc were mic:,ts of Mrs. Mamie llnrrel In Cooler Thursday. Visiting In (he home of Mr. Mrs. John Dilvall this werk, Mrs Nnomi Hayne.s of Granite City, 111 returned home Friday, She Is M Duvall's sister. Byron Holly was at Kentucky ako near Paducah, Ky., last week. With him were Hay Jones, Chuide ones and Stanley Eggert of Coot- r and they svere Joined by Baxter Southern of Steole. Mr. r.nd Mrs. B. E. Gojjgnns were lere for the weekend at Mr. Gog;an's motlier Mrs. C. E. Goggans of Steele. The Gogeans liave spent the )«sl..several months at Httyn<?s city. n Florida where they are plan- ilng to move. Voris Workman and son Sammy and Robert Smith were In G'iine Glrardeau Wednesday nlRht to attend (he class B State Tournament with piixlco playing Atlanta, ilo.. and '.he John Burrougli School of Fjist St. 1-ouls vs. Pattonvllle Those (ittc-nding the Adult chllcl- lood Education Organization at Steele high school Monday were; Kinder, high school superintendent. Clarence utky. Mrs. Vorls Workman, Mrs. George Spruce, Irs. T. R. Wilkins and MIS.S Mag- gif Harbor. The condition of nas.s i/?sler at lilythevlllo iiospiinl Is Improving. He suffered a heart attack t»o weeks ago. followed by pneumonia and complications. Mrs. 1-otiie Earls ol St. I/nils has been with him mill Saturday when sho returnect lome. Mr. Lester is expected to be able to leave the hospital early this week. The Town and Country Club j members and one guest played bridge Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Kenneth Berry. Mrs. Lewis! Hester took high score, Mrs. Clar- j cnce Ulley. the guest, second high I and Mrs, Joe Coleman brldsoed. A ! \ sandwich plate was served with coffee. Mrs. F. C. Purviance of Strong. Ark., is In warren Brown Hospital In El Dorado after undergoing mi operation for the removal of a cataract on her left eye. Mrs. Pnrvi- ance Is. the wife of F. C. Purvtnnce and the mother of Ralph Bimwell, both members of the high school faculty here, and she is a frequent visitor In their home. . Those who are 111: Mrs! Paul Samford is home from Wall's Hospital. Blytheville; Garvln Wilson has recovered from influenza; Mrs. Noble Capehart Is progressing nlce- Memphis Tisitors last weeV included Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ingram and son, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Flanagan. and Mr. »nd Mrs. P. L. Honna and daughters. Luxorans on home sick llsls Include Mrs. FJUiabeth SilHman and the Rev. J. T. Self. Warrant Officer T. A Moore, U. S Army, stationed In New Orleans, was the weekend guest of his sister, ev« rfo« dI'tccxnfo<ti el cvrloin coit ARTHRITIC D I S T* I « HountainValleV ^Mineral Water J /— .HOT SP1UNG1 -**>-••« Liberty Cash Grocery 501 W. Main Phone 4973 'Delayed' Tombstone • Arrives in California I.ONO BEACH, Calif. «•) — A tombstone which has wandered about California for 62 years has finally been located, says Mrs. James K. Cooper. It was ordered from San Francisco by her grandfather, Juan Flores, of Santa Maria, after lh« death of his wife In 1889. En rout., the stone- somehow got detoured and spent the next 62 years stand- Ing In corners at several California railway stations. Now Mrs. Cooper Is not so sura she can find her grandmother's grave. S WA SUABLE attiui for WALLS AND WOODWORK .Juif Sfir and apply UNIFORMS all tuifact! • WASHES lik« HI* Gnlloni4.85 Quart: i. 1-49 AUSTIN & WICKER PAINT, GLASS & WALLPAPER 112 Smith First Phone 6207 Mrs G. C. Driver. Jr.. and family. The Rev. Harold White, pastor of the First Baptist Church, is holding a revival 'meeting (Ills week in Lake City. Donald McGllire. U. S. Navy, sU- tioncd in San Diego, is visiting his mother, Mrs. J. J. Lowerlns, and family, for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bowen entertained their three-table bridge club at their home Saturday night, with a dinner party St. Patrick holiday decorations prevailed In motifs and food courses- Prizes In the games following were awarded T. A. Moore and Mrs. G." C. Driver. Mr. and Mrs A. B. Roielle have announced the birth of a son at Baptist Hospital in Memphis Monday The child, named Jack Payne. is their thtrd. Drive The Sensational YOU NEVER DROVE like this before! . . . DC Soto deliver, terrific 160-horsepowcr performance on regular fuel! Gets more power from every drop of gas! YOU NEVER STEERED | ikc this before ... Power Steering does Ihe work hydraulically. Parking is child's playl UNION! AII-VINT HOOD n a hr.iutiful example of DC Soto'i commorucnsc ensinccring... it directs a stream of cool «ir to the carbu- ctoi for greater engine power. Smart, practical YOU NEVER INJOYED „ many wonderful ride nnd drive features! Power Brakes . . . Electric Window Lifts . . . Sole* Heat Resistant Glass... Oriflow Shock Absorbers... No-Shift Driving. Come in now and r/nVe Ihe new DeSoto Fire Dome Eight I It's unquestionably the Car of the Year! POWIR STHRINO in the most talked about HUM- CM feature in yean! Now, steering ii as eaiy aj dialing a telephone. Hydraulic power docs the work for you . . . you can actually turn the wheel with one finger, even when the car i] at a star.d- ilill. And parking ii e«iy — at lastl MOTOR SALES COMPANY 1 1 0 West Wolnut— Blythevillt PER DAY . . . that's the story of your electric service. It does so much— yet costs so little. It doesn't take any juggling of the figures to tell you that those "pennies per day" spent for electric service do a real man- sized job for you. For just a few pennies per day... . • Electricity lights your home • Plays your radio or television • Cooks your meals • Heats your water • Keeps your refrigerator running • Your vacuum cleaner humming • And dozens of other jobs.... . . . like making the toast, brewing the coffee, running the fans, and washing and ironing the clothes. In added comfort... convenience ... pleasure! Klectricity does so much—yet costs so little The electric way, it's "pennies per day." The Biggest Bargain in your Family Budget. Ark-Mo Power Co.
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