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TUMS, W«*MMfay, tamMry f, 1H2 tfttfynrit "SSSSSSSSf^, Kokarla FuIbiifM. f '" u ' n _ AH r»f«i* ui it»'»"*···-»-- ,patches nerein_tre_alao reserved_ ~1 SUBSCRIPTION. IIATIS |4 W«» · · · i Mall tain In WHhmium. »«'',"»· Madlion u" Ar" «r.d AdHi county, Okla. On» m.v.ln Triw montha · -- [ tit nwnUi« OA* »tar .... ----.- -;.-,, -hrtvi.; " tlal) In counllei olhtr th«n above. ££ BK.nlh T*»r month! . 7fcc .. 12 TM .. «310 *"' 1 P""* 11 '''"" 1 '"''" Mamhat Audit Burtau » ClteuUljoni _ ! Bread of deceit is nwcol. to a mini; l)iil afterwards his nimilh shall be filled w i t h ..givel.-- 'Proverbs 20:17 Little To Admire :' A first class debunk I UK of (ho bud mnn o f i t h c past years is done in H i n f l volume ciltitlcd "The Hanging Judge," w r i t t e n by Fred Harvey Harrington, a former staff mtmber at ihc University. The book con- cehis the record of Judge Isaac Charles Parker, of Fort Smith, known for and wide M "The Hanging .Irnlge." Judge pirkcr sentenced many of the had dcsper- udocs whose lives Inter were featured in folk songs and folk talcs as "dashing, per- · ME tiled heroes" who performed wondrous d2eds wilh skill and courage. . ; A u t h o r Harrington says it was not no that "the tlonperac!nes of the frontier were seldom brave or clever or kind or handsome. They were the persecutors, not the persecuted. They were ugly, selfish, idMistic brutes, us vile u lot of villains as over took a stand against humanity." ·· Scoundrels, he terms them--Hill Doolin, Belle Starr, and the Verdigris Kid. He points a mean picture' of all the rascal^ who made their way through life killing, robbing, raping: and generally making thcmdelve! disagreeable to their fellow men. . , Legend has lent luster to pirates, bandits and Western desperadoes; few writers have taken e i t h e r t h e time or the trouble to set the readers right on the sub' ject. Now Professor Harrington comes along and lets folks know the real heroes of the frontier days were the men who tried to enforce Ihe laws, made an e f f o r t --often at the risk of their lives--to protect the law-abiding while punishing those who had no respect for right orrcason. It, seems to us a job has been done which has needed doing for a long, long time. Strip the glamour from the tales of the had men and worse women of history, ' I there is little left to admire. For Buffer Crowds Judging from t h e crowd, and the would-be spectators who tried to be part of (he crowd, at the Fayettevillc-Fort Smith high school basketball game last night in Root Gym, holding the game in a{ more-ample-size gymnasium would lie advisable. The beauty of the thing is that there is a larger place in Kayettevillc--the University Field -House. We wonder ff arrangements could not be made between Fayettcvillc school authorities and University officials for high school games of this type to be played iu tfio Field House? It would take some coo icratkm, surely, but t h a t is not impossi- b P. Such a move would enable many more fi Iks to see the games--find Fayettcvillc his a team that is worth sechig this year, that's sure. ! . i £· ' '· Sotne people's social standing comes by the quart. . J + J H lakes a lot of nerve to wear.sonic of today's evening gowns--mid considerable backbone, too. Motorists get drivers' licenses a f t e r making the grade--airl then go out and make it. loo fast. THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round ·r DRBW PCAHIOB Washington--The manner in which some son- r.tors have pulled wires In secure lax Jixes has i-omc up recently I" connection with Son. Stylos Bridges of Now Hrrmpslilre, whu is slated to bo Ihc new Republican leader of the Senate, rc- llncinjt the late Senator Wherry. C e r t a i n OOP r,natorj who do not wish to be named, but who believe nothing .should mar Re- pbliran abilily to pin the corruption labol on Ihe Truman a d m i n i s t r a t i o n , hove due into the testimony of Charles Oliphant, resigned counsel of Ihc I n t e r n a l Revenue Bureau. Oliphant trslllicd Senator Bridges had approached him In fix n till! tax case In Baltimore involving Liquor-Donl · or Ilyrnnn Klein. Bridges' intervention w i t h O l i p h a n t on behalf of Klein, according lo Committee Council DC Wind, look place "sometime In )'J4fl." GOP senators have now due "P I'"' '"ft t h l l t Senator Bridges made a speech on the Senalo floor on September 20, 11)411, ursine a pay increase for "good old Charlie Oliphiinl." * Bridges was then trying to eel "good old Charlie" to lake the heal off l l y m a n Klein in a tax rase tnlirllni! around 57,000,00(1. Ho proposed raising his salary from $10,00(1 lo SH.lllrO. Thus the public would both pay more and collect lets taxes. Note--Oliphant testified Hint Senator Bridges had approached him throuch Henry Crunowald, a great friend of both Bridges and Oliphant. * * * · Mosl d i s t u r b i n g development in the U.S.A. · to members of the Churchill party has been the growth of isolationism in corlain sections. Hrlt- inh observer!; who see Ihe United States during periodic visits may have an advantacc in diac- nosinj! popular changes between those visits. At any rate they compare public sentiment today In'that just before Pearl Harbor when the Unilinl Stales also was torn between Isolation and international participation. This. Incidentally, appears to be borne out by Ihe Wa,shhH',ton Meny-Go-Ilound poll of Republican candidates. At the start of this poll. Tafl chalked tip hln creates! slniiKth-4n the traditionally isolationist Midwest; Eisenhower his urcalost strength In New Encland, the South and the Pacific Coast. ( The poll, which is s t i l l eonlinuins, also con' tlnues to fhnw T a f l stroni; In these areas. In fact, tin; voting runs almost constant in regard to Tafl strength in the Midwest, Elsenhower strength ill other areas. You can vote in this poll by scndine a posl- mrd In your f a v o r i l c Republican candidate, Box 11)52, Washington j:l, ]).C. * * « Harry McDonald, the firsl Republican head of Ihe Reconstruction Finance Corporation In 19 years of Democratic rule, can be counted on to carry on the forlhricht policies of Stuart Symington. As head of Ihe Securities and Exchange Commission, McDonald vigorously advised GOP members of the KFC not to o. ). the controversial Texmass loan, warned'thorn t h a t his SRC had not Riven Tc.xmass a clean bill i'f health. McDonald, who believes the public is en- litled to know all the facts about bid f i n a n c i a l dral.'i, used to run a Detroit dairy, was supreme potentate of the Michigan Shrine, Rut to know Truman hocaiisr. they are fellow Shriners, and look a mild shine to R i t a llayworth when she vl.silod in Washington. Though President Truman has been opposed In exch; ····inc. atomic Information wilh England, one : "d 'atomic secret, which Ihe Chur- c h i l l , .us boon lold, Is that our much-bally- hoor .lie a r t i l l e r y is not fining to work rnirac nn the battlefield. T i t l e . I s not exactly a secret, for the American public will be lold tin: news later--namely, that alomlc artillery, while by no means a dud, has been a m i l i t a r y disappointment. In other words, while a lot more powerful and deadly than eonvenlionnl artillery, ihe new atomic shells will nut wipe oul armies overnight. Most sicnificanl result of the recent Nevada hlHSlfi was lhat animals slaked behind near-by shelters easily survived atomic a r t i l l e r y and baby A-bomb.'-, dropped from fighter planes. This convinced U.S. observers that (loops in trenches or behind clumps likewise could withstand an atomic raid. Thus, in rugged terrain, atomic ar- lillcry would be no more effective' against iroops than heavy artillery. This means t h a t the atomic bnmll could mil stop Ihe Chinese Communists In Korea. By holing up In caves or lying low behind rocks and ridges, they could take t e r r i f i c atomic punishment. Shell for shell, however, atomic artillery would pack Hn limes' the wallop "of TNT, would sweep clean any m i l i t a r y targets slicking above ground. The new A-bombs also would be tnost effective iu r e t a r d i n g a Russian invasion of Western Europe by bombing troop concentrations and transporlation centers along the invasion roule. Both H-2i)s and fighlor-lmmbors are already hoine, diverted from Ihe Air Force's tactical and strategic commands for a special atomic air arm called retardation commaiKt. Atomic rairlinr: along Ihe Invasion route would be most effective airainsl air base". Our atomic bomb could wipe out an air base, f l a t t e n parked planes, anil level oncrations buildings. Xntr---Our' most powerful atomic bombs will probably be used lo blast facloriey and m i l i t a r y bases. I t has been computed t h a t one such bnmb I packs more explosive power than all the oi'din- ary bombs so far dropped in a year and a half of Korean fighting. * * * Slanton Griffis is retiring as ambassador to Spain chiefly because of ulcers. Also he has written n book which Cass Canficid of. Harper's is cra/y about. It's the G r i f f i s Memoirs, beginning with the days when he sold snake oil at country fairs, but not Including his feminine admirers al Ihc U.S. Embassy in Madrid . . . Fanny Perkins, former secretary of labor, now on the Civil Service Commission, is given the credit --or blame--for getting ex-Sen. Hiram Bingham of Connecticut appointed chairman of the Loyally Board. Dinghiim is Ihc only man in recent Senate history castigated by an official Senate resolution--for letting a Connecticut Manufacturers Association lobbyist sit in on secret tariff hearings. · Thirty YrarK Ann Today (Fayctleville Daily Democrat, J a n u a r y 9, ]}'22) A copy of the "Codicc Trivulziano." made of the original manuscript o fthe "Dlvina Coin- media," Ihc Divine Comedy of Dante, is being forwarded to the University of Arkansas to be placed in the University library. Only 2SO copies of the manuscript arc in existence and of this number, 70 arc to be distributed in the United States. The Chamber of Commerce will hold Ihe first meeting of the New Year tomorrow night at 6:30 o'clock. Special music will be given by the high school orchestra and a pro-minute talk by a prominent business man on "11)22. Fayettcvillc's Year of Opportunity." Extra tables are being placed in the rooms today in preparation for serving 100 people. A reorganization of the Warren Key post of the Spanish War Veterans in Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas was completed at a meeting of 12 veterans yesterday. Tcnlalivc plans for beginning the heautifi- calion of Highway 71 program were outlined before the Business and Professional Women's club last night by Its public relations chairman. Score cards have been printed for distribution to properly owners along the highway to be filled in concerning the condition of the building and grounds. Improvement will be measured by collecting and grading the cards within a few months. Column ·f BAL ·OIL* New York-OT-The D a n i el ioone of loday is the suburbanite. He inhabits America's last fron- ier--the suburbs. And it it the only frontier in our country's his- ory that is increasing instead of windling. A suburb is. one of those vague populated places you get lost in when you drive out of a big cily. Vhere they come from nobody tnows, but every yc:ir motorisU* report more and more of Ihem. They usually bear such quaint names as Quagmire Heights or Swampvjlle - on - the -flappahan- nock. There seems lo be no par- icular reason why they spring up n any one place. There is a report that once a railroad pulling out of a city paused courteously o let a cow cross the track. Be- bre the train started up some enterprising real estate dealer wandeed by, stuck up a sign say- ng "Bovine Meadows." and itarl- cd selling lots t o . t h e passengers. Suburbs vary, but they usually lave these things in common: An antique store, two liquor stores, "our real estate offices, one taxi you can never get when you need t, and a railroad station that closes on cold nights whenever the ticket seller sees a lone wayfarer who wants to come in and get warm. er of the railroad that links them'. There are two biz events in his year--Ihe days when they change tin timetables and provide him with new reading matler. The suburbanite has all the lains of a farmer and few of the oys of the urban dweller. In sum- ner he c imes to work bee-stung and overborne with poison ivy, complaining, "a new bug ruined my garden \»A night. 1 fed DDT o the bugs and they Just cried for more." AVintcr strikes him with a pecu- iar virulancc. ile finds that the mly thing free in the suburbs is the air, and sometimes there is too much of it a.flcr October, But when he staggers into work on January mornings, pinching h i s frostbitten nose and ears, he only mutters manfully: You also usually find a fresh cemetery in «n older suburb because the natives don'i like the idea 'of having the newcomers buried beside their own vanished kin. They figure it is bad enough that they have to live vith these Johnny-come-Iatelys -liut w h y should a real oldiimer have to share his graveyard, too? The average suburbanite becomes one^because he feels "the city is no place to raise children." So he buys a brightly painted home in the suburbs too big for a dollhousc and too small to shelter a St. Bernard dog. Here he and his happy swarming brood live in the same kind of intimacy .and harnony visible in a wrestling ring. He becomes a pilgrim between his home in the hinterland.and his desk in the city, and he is a prisoii- Tfn Tears Ago Today (Northwest Arkansas Times, January 9, 1942) The thermometer lacked only one degree last night of reaching a 12-year low of 11 degree below zero recorded In northwest Arkansas early Monday. The University experiment farm near here reported 10 degree below 7cro. Retail grocers who make deliveries agreed upon delivery hours of 10 a. m..and 4 p. m. at a meeting yesterday afternoon of the "Retail Merchants division of the Chamber of Commerce, held in the C. of C. office. "My, the frc.ih air was like wine today out where I live." Frozen wine! Bad wealher snows him in, debt snows him under. He thought taxc-, would be low when he moved to ihe suburbs, but that was before Ihe City Council decided to pave the streets and build a new high School. But your- true suburbanite is a hardy soul. He is as much of .a frontiersman as Daniel Boone or Kit Carson. They at least had a knife. There is nothing between him and disaster bul his wits and a cold paper mortgage. He got out of the city because the traffic drove him crazy, and finds that it is as hard to park a car in a suburban shopping district as it is in Time.-: Square. He yearned for neighborlincss, and the guy who moves in next door buys a dog to bite his children. . The suburbanite ga'mcly sticks it out, however, until the mortgage is paid and the children reared. Then he sells his house to a new frontiersman, and tells his wife: "Come on, honey, let's move back lo the city--and start living again." And after that if you mention fresh air to him he gels violently i l l , for when a man retires from the frontier he leaves it forever. Twenty Yrars Ago Today (Kayelteville Daily Democrat, J a n u a r y 9, 1932) Questions And Answers Q -- What is the origin of the word "science"? A--It Is from scions, Latin, meaning "to know." CJ--How many sisters did George Washington have? A--Washington had one sister, Betty, who married Col. Fielding Lewis. He also had two half-sisters. Q_With what do you associate the napic Daniel Beard? A--Daniel Beard was Ihe organizer of the Rov Scouts of-vAmerica. "Q--Who is credited with having painted the first Madonna? A--According to legend, St. Luke painted the firsl Madonna piclure. By Him Wileox Putiwm Copyright 1951 by NEA Stnrict, IK. They'll Do It Every Time ~--- By Jimmy Hatlo MOrfTH THE SHOP 5OT 4 MEW TURBIKlE- FJS. ALSO DUE SMALL BEAT-UP 8LUEPRWT-- XXII · T O E DENTON had known for ,'·' some time that Bright Muncic |h«d been showing his stepmother ! little attentions--sending her (rult | or nowcrs--baskets which might have contained anything. Tommy contributed the story of his "confidential" Job and Alrna her own experience--all except her finding lof Ihe cutT-IInk in the office with ' the murdered man. Some instinct ; warned her against speaking of ithis and In the heal of excitement, ',(or they were all talking at once ·by now--Tommy had apparently Iforgollen It. Hut the main silua- nlon jeemcd clear. ! "Those two are responsible for 'the robberies or I'll eat my hat! 1 ·Tommy declared. "They both ·wanted money badly--we know i w h a t Bright needed it for and Mrs ' D o n I on--well, she just plain i wanted it!" i "And so she talked me Into a vacation in Mexico," said Joe. with a low whlfllc. "where she could dispose of Ihc stuff quietly, divide up with Bright and then maybe j come back looking perfectly inno- I cent and start all over ngnln. They worked with the Higgins people, obviously, through Tommy, here." , "Yes, confound It. they did!" he I agreed. "Bill there is no sense In our lust silling hore discussing this as though we were writing n don-dive storyl They had « swell plan, but murder was somolhlnc Ihcy didn't figure on. We've got to do something--ond fast!" "Do you think Bright bumped oft Mr Wheeler?" Joe nsked. Alma and Tommy exchanged i quick look and h« shook her hcud al- i most Imperceptibly. I "It looks like it," Tommy began I hotly, "otherwise why wu he 'm»klni thit lilt luliwiy?" Alma'i negtlve gesture «icw .more emphatic and «h« wu alrtld Uoe would see It, i Thtrt wu inollici nun wiui hem!" she reminded them, "and from what I know of Bright'! char- icier, he's not the sort who does a dirty job himself if he can get ·mybody else to hold the bag for lim." "That's right," Tommy agreed. 'Bright may have been along, but maybe the other follow did the shooting. What did this tall, dark stranger look like, eh, Joe?" "Tall and dark is correct," Joe seemed surprised. "How did you know what he looked like?" ·' A POLI.,0 BROWN might be his name. Professional b o d y guard. Hangs around Ihe night spots. Bright and even Mytti liked o talk to him nnd hear him brag. Could be him." "Could be!" echoed Joe. "But et's cut nil this whodunit stuff inri Ret busy. Bright'* car has got .0 be stopped. It's going to hurt every ope of us badly but it's pretty obvious we'll have to call the police!" He was starting to pick up Ihc phone when Tommy restrained lim. "Hold on!" he cried. "All we three want is to gel back whatever has boon stolen. The murder end of It is none of our business Am I right?" ; Almn began to see whal Tommy was driving at. Hope and pride made her nulses run high She nodded agreement and Tommy went on. "Let Ihc cops find out about the murder on their own. We ore none of us Roinj; lo nsk for publicity cither for ourselves or for Trum hull's by volunteering »ny tnfor mntlon on that artrte. If Bright Is arrested--If his ear Ii even held up and he's n.u«*'lon««l--don't you set wh«l It will do?" "Give him whal he deaervttl Joe ald bitterly. "Who on earth cares what Hrl|h dewrvei--or what your prtcloul ·UpmoUisr denmt, ellhttl" Tom .iy s n a p p e d impaUcnily. "l'ir. iiinkiog of what will happen to Bright 1 ! father tf there's a public candal.- We know Bright is e heel, but to The Head, the lad's a ittle tin fod-on-wheels! We can't et The Head down. And how about Old Victor? Don't forget 'apa Victor recommended Mr. Muncit'B giving Bright a position of trust--it will just about kill 'apa Victor if all this comes out." Tommy indeed had a big job on his hands. Al if capturing three people, involved in murder and cwel theft, were not a large enough task, he wanted to protect he Muncic name if he could. Brighton Muncie undoubledly was nvolved and Ihere was not even a remote chance that Mrs. Benlr.H or Apollo Brown, if that was the ;hird man's name, would be as :ager to protect Bright as Tommy was. "But confound U all, Tommy," Joe'a Impatience was growing 'You can't allow Bright to gel away with this!" "I'm not going to allow him to get away with anything," Tommy'! mouth was grim. "I'm going to stop Bright and bring him back.* 1 Joe shook his head. "Don't be a fool! It's too late for that now!" "Is your car downstairs, Joe!" "Yes. but I tell you, Tommy...' "Then give me Ihc keys. Thej laven't got much more than hal in hour's s t a r t . Undoubtedly leaded south. I still might catch Ihem on Ihe Pulaski Skywayl" 10F. had Ihc cai keys In his hand ·' and was reaching for his hat 'Okay! I'm coming wilh you!" "Oh no you don't!" laid Tommy stubbornly. "This Is mj show-and I've got to do It alone. J'm mixed up in it. You're not, you're innocent. Slay here and look afre Almn-she'll make you under stand." Before they could protest fur ther Tommy was out ol the roon tnd running down the itairt. Aim ran after him, leaning over Ui bannlttet .ir4 ihoutlM al his, at heart In a wild turmoil. "Come back, T c an m I Com K M" aha called. ·u Toasmj did net ivtn low up Dear Miss Dix: I'm so confused. It seems all the boys I date are playboys. Their lives arc just one big party. Some people say most college boys arc like that. Are they? I'm rather an attractive girl wilh a good personality, dress well and am a good dancer. Boys seem to enjoy my company--but n't come back! They don't seem want to settle down. Catherine D. Answer: The fact that a young an, .especially a college boy, csn't act in too much of a rush marry and settle down, doesn't ove he's a "playboy" m tile un- mplimentary sense of the word. 1 it indicates is t h a i he's a nor- al teen-ager seeking normal fun. The trouble is in your own at- ude. If you try to pin a young an down to a discussion of arriage when he'd much rather ijoy a dance or a set of tennis, e'li turn and run like mad. Also. crhaps you're loo absorbed in our own charms to acknowledge lose of your male companions, oys like to he admired and looked p to, remember. They resent the onstant demands of a vain fe- ale. ndependent Mother Dear Miss Dix: I am a widow i my early TO's, independent f my six children. I.have n house, ith a small flat upstairs. I oc- upy the flat, my youngest son ves downstairs. He pays rent, ut feels that 1 should make a ... leaving him . t h e nousc be- ause he has paid rent. 1 think tiis five sisters should h a v e a share in -the property a* they are all good lo me. Am I rigm: My children all mean Ihe same lo me. W. R. Answer: Bless you for your in- dcpendcnl spirit, and fairmindcd- ncss. I'm sure no in-law trouble has ever marred the peace of your family; if so it certainly hasn't come through you. You arc absolutely right in your contcnlion lhat any property you have should lie divided equally among your children. Since" your son would have to pay rent wherever he lived, he is certainly doing you no favor by paying it to you. In facl, renting to an outsider would probably yield a larger income in tfiese days of high rents. Don't let him sway your opinion; i make a will (that's a legal for- j mality everyone wilh even a small | piece of properly should observe), but provide for equal distribution of whatever you have. Singing Convention To Meet At Goshen Church The Helping Hand Singing Convention will meet Sunday afternoon al the Gosheu Methodist Church. The program will begin at 1:30 o'clock, and the public is invited to attend. The sugar-producing island of Antigua in' the Caribbean Sea has year-round temperatures ranging from 70 to "82 degrees. Money Matters Answer to Prt'viou* Puzzla HORIZONTAL 1 United States monetary unit 7 English monetary units 1,1 Melodious 14 Specialist 15 Equipped it Former English coin 17 Measure of weight 18 Tremulous 20 Golf mound 21 Greek province 23 African river 24 Swiss' mountains 25 Former Russian general 27 Lock of hair 28 To lend 29 Monetary unit of Latvia .1(1 Force .11 Hawaiian wreath .12 Importer 35 Mosl counterfeit 39 liaise 40 Winnow 41 Weight of a silver rupee 42Measureier{ area 4.1 Texas tnwn 45 HMdncar 48 Containing nitrogen 41 Agrtt 50 Italian city VERTICAL 1 Shot tout 2 Song bird 3 Woody tissue part 4 Ship's record 5 Bewildered fi Indians 7 Apostle 8 Beasts of burden 9 Times of prosperity 10 String ^ 11 Droops (Prov 12 Emphasis 19 Fasten 22 Pieces of 24 Painter 2 6 Bleaching vat 3« "Early 2 7 Chinese geological ert monetary unit STHarbori 29 Wclsh lown ' 38 Small 32 Coins from «ndle« Franc( , 40Confronll 33 Television 43Thewidow'i l iav * ~~"~ 3 4 Capital of 44 Land measure former Lesbot 47 Knock 35 Distant 49 With (prefix) ^ Jj 11 apttllanct M Slant! 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