Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 21, 1974 · Page 33
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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FAYETTEVIUE, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, JUIY 2T, 1974 To Life In Arkansas ·si A River Boat Adds A New Dimension s Time To Celebrate The Garden Right about now those Northwest Arkarisans who went · to the trouble to plant a garden last. spring are getting a definitive 'answer as to how the venture .panned out. A persistent dry.s'pell this early summer has tended to stall the, less well-prepared patches. But for the most part one can now make an accurate estimate of one's gardening operations for the -summer, of. -74.' Even 'those who didnt have time, space or gumption for the task can 1 presently, take advantage of the growing season by selecting from the wealth of fresh vegetables at markets in the area. Tomatoes are at · a peak. And if you haven't tried the "Traveler," a variety developed at the University here, you ought .to do so. They are variously available, with one dependable source -located near Lancaster's Plants, on Old Wire Road, north. As was 'the" case last year,' freezers are in short supply in the area, -and -not-all- models are available. There is considerable demand being, reported too, for canning jars, lids, etc. A recent business report foresees a shortage of tin cans for commercial processing this year and next, and if that is true, the home canner will find her (his?) efforts twice valuable; This winter and next spring. For those interestd in good buys -- corn, cabbage, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, peppers and green beans are a l l well in season and plentiful. Melons are in. now, too. BY FAUNE CONNER If -it's always been your yen o lake a leis.urely cruise on big boat but you haven't had he time, or Ihe money, for uch a luxury Irip, dream no nore! In Arkansas you can do ust that on the Arkansas Explorer. The Arkansas. Explorer is a jnique overnight passenger ship hat recently began plowing the waters of the Arkansas River ,wice weekly from the Greater Jttle Rock area to Lake Dardanelle and back. For a f a r e hat includes passage, berth, and meals, passengers can take a three day, 200 mile round trif and enjoy some of the mo si )eau,tiful scenery in Arkansas -scenery that can't be seen from the road. The Explorer, with flags wav irfg, sails from her home dock in North Little Rock Tuesday at 2 p.m. and returns at 2 p.m. on Thursday. She follows the same departure time on Friday. and arrival time on Sunday. rVhile she is in her home dock Sunday nighl, Monday, Monday night and Thursday night, she is used for group charters such as dinner cruises, sales meetings, seminars and conventions. Owners of the Explorer are Jack Trotter of Little Rock and Capt. Gary D. Davis' of Alligator, Miss., who purchased the boat May. 1973, in Warren; R.I. If two men ever loved boats and the river, these two do. Trotter, 51, a native of Pine Bluff, has been studying Hhe- rivers of the state all his life He was formerly in the advertising business, but after a heart attack forced him to sel his agency, he went into rivei related businesses instead- In 1970, he bought. a paddle vheel charier and excursion loat, the Border Star, which now operates in Knoxville, Tcnn. at the headwaters of the Tennessee River. In 1972, he opened the unusual River Museum at 111 East Third Street ti downtown Little Rock. And, when he finally met Captain Davis aboard the steamboat Delia Queen, Trotter met his match. Davis, 49, hails originally from Greenville, Miss, and has had an exciting career on the r i v e r. He went lo w o r k for the U.S. Corps of Engineers in 1947 on a towboat, learned how lo pilot and graduated up to larger ves sels. In his trme off, he took additional piloling Irips, such as the Delta Queen, and resigned his long tenure with the Corps last year when he and Troltei formed (.heir partnership. Together, ing the bus doing the p buffs are I of the McC River Navi was comp men regarc as the -gre; in the state sas Explor to let peop and the ma bordering i The Expl capacity o twin diese enough (1 66 -foot bea inclement paging riv sailing. Th steel deck. per sun where the and galler Together, whith Trotter hand- n-Kerr Arkansas m Syslem which in 1970. Bolh regard Ihe 448 mile syslem Ihe ideal way is powered bj lines and is big :et long wilh a deck, a main deck lounge, dining room ·y are localed, and a bins "D Old Fayetteville Post Office May Be Salvaged-lf TYPICALLY, THE modern gourmel, I find, is over-run wilh d o u b t s ' a s ' t o " w h e t h e r he or she will like a vegetable other than french fries even if with a predetermined method of fixing the things. Eggplants, for instance, are one of the easiest and most .delectable of fresh, locally!' grown" vegetable, and one o f : the'vmOs't 'versatile for the enterprising-chef. Eggplants take lo casseroles, pasta dishes, sauleing, and even pickling and as cold appetizer dishes. The acorn squash is another . delight, though less flexible in its usage. Demand is so low in these parts, however that supply is usually short and. the price high. Sadly, eggplants also have a way of being wilted when you want .one, having languished loo long at the mart. I have a couple of recipes for eggplant and squash t h a t Hie adventurous might try. The eggplant dish is passed along by Mrs. James .Gallman, who combines trj^vbest parts of a couple of recipe.s for-her: EGGPLANT .CASSEROLE LINDA Select fresh, not'too large ve- a n d getables. · · ' . . · , Slice and salted .water 30 min. Drain,' dry and dip in beaten egg -mixed with water to thin slightly: Coat with bread crumbs and s.a u t e in butter until golden. ' Place in layers' in casserole. Sprinkle with'parmesan cheese, cover with sliced mozzarclla cheese'(and Italian sausage, if you have a source a n d . a taste for it) and fill cracks wilh mixlure of chopped fresh ripe tomatoes added to can of slewed tomatoes, and heated in sauce pan briefly with pinch of oregcno, and Lawry's Garlic Blend, lo taste. Repeat with ^balance of eggplant. Cover top wilh cheeses and bread crumbs'. Bake at 325 for 20 .minutes,.-or until healed through and cheese bubbly. The Old Post'Office building in Fayetteville can .be preserved if the present Urban Renewal plan is changed to permit Ihe disposition of the property at a fair market value as determined by the Fayetle- ville Housing Authority based on independent appraisals. This is the position of the Little Rock area office ot Housing and Urban Develop- -merit (HUD) as presented in a position paper forwarded this week to the Cily Manager Don Grimes of Fayetleyille. The paper reminds the city that' the Fayetteville program needs to progress and slates hat future redevelopment must icccssarily wait for resolution of this, question, which hopefully wiirc'ome aVmeeling scheduled "or 7 p.m. Monday at Central Fire Station. The Urban Renewal program came under fire from the state office "for a lack of progress," in Ihe spring of 1973. even for public use" Cockril noted.. In response to the question of historic preservation for th- Old Post Office building, thi paper indicates the law permits Ihe acquisition, restoration an' disposition ot such .structures. Regulations define histori structures' as those listed on th National Register of Historii Places or those meetin; er cabin deck with 20 air-- dilioned or heated passenger 5ins. _ . . . . CABIN FARES i round trip fare on the Ex- rer is determined by. t h e e of cabin one chooses, with class "A" cabin setting the e at' $135 per person, down the single "D" cabin which its $105 per person. The ca- is are efficiency type with vate wash basins and toilets, d all have showers except the )" cabin. Beds are single nks which can be pu.t togeth- lo make a double bed. Sailing on the Explorer is .a ally relaxing experience- Foi ree days passengers are com etely removed from norrna ^hts and sounds and are ughl up in the river life in ead. The favorite congregating ace on board is the sun deck vhere the view of unspoiled, voodland landscapes changes v vith eagh bend in the river, f Captain Davis commands t h e 0 )cst view in his pilot house atop p he sun deck and welcomes pas- \ sengers who want to visit and 1 naybe even take a turn al Ihe i jig wheel. ' Passing through six Arkansas i counlies, passengers s e e Pin- I lade Mountain, Pelit Jean r Mountain, Mr. Nebo and Ml. 1 Magazine, the highest point in t Arkansas. Captain Davis uses a public address, system lo identify such points of interest as the Holla Bend Wildlife Refuge, the large nuclear generator at Russellville, riverside parks, and historic landmarks like Cadron . Creek-- the geographic center of Arkasas lhat graphic center of Arkansas that as capital of the slate. , ; ,' V ' , "'/X 1 |.,V ·- j IM, " *.' s '' -. "·' ' ' - ^ / · ' ! , 'f', ' · ' ' " . - , , . _ . ill include a visit to ';T p Rockefeller Win- ' ' ' by REVIEWS PROGRAM The release, signed Sterling Cockrill, acting area HUD director, who is expected to attend Ihe Monday meeting, reviews the conceplion and development of the Urban Renewal project in Fayetteville, ind Ihe preparation of the application, which was funded for $3,124,507 in December 1971. "The Fayetteville Housing Authority bought the Old Post Office property because it was slated for acquisition as part of Ihe plan from Ihe slart and that plan also staled the building would be demolished a n d a pedestrian mall developed," Cockrill wrote. ' ' T h e Housing Authority acquired the Old Post Office property from the Downtown Fayetteville Unlimited at a cost of $235,400 in June 1972. The value of the property was determined by two independent appraisals selected by Ihe Fayetteville Housing Authority. DEMOLITION APPROVED "The dapoled and approved olan calls for the demolition of :hc Old Post Office building and redevelopment of the ground .as an open space pedestrian mall and plaza. This redevelopment will be deeded to the city for maintenance and operation." The HUD comparable standards adoptei by HUD. CASH REQUIRED - "Regardless of the possibl historic or architectural signif cance that might be attache to the Old Post Office building,! it .can only ,be disposed of at fair market, value," the paper said.' · , · - , - . -- - ; · The HUD ^office -noted- that plan changes of a major nature, such as this, are complicated by the need for such changes to conform to the overall Urban Renewal plan, which is based on local judgment combined w i t h professional planning expertise. A major plan change at;this t i m e is complicated, by redevelopment that has already taken place based on the existing plan. ! . The .statement also. noted there is some degree .of flexibility and judgment permitted to the Little Rock area office. ".Wo intend to exercise" this in order to adjust our thinkini to the v Ihinkmg. of the : loca c i t i 7 e n r y of Fayetteville,'.' Cockrill said. "We have stated in the past, and again restate, lhat our ' office consider any change gladlj in .the existing .Urban. Renewal. Plan that .is adopted by the Fayette yille Housing Authority am approved by the City Board b Directors. The chances of our .con currence in such a proposal art good if there are no aclditipna funds required, no major', ex 'pansion of the project'and the changes proposed are withiri the overall intent of Ihe, program As of this date, ho amcndmen to Ihe present plan -has- beei submitted to our office." '· Nature Furnishes An Air Conditioner During the current drought and heat wave people can lake refuge under an air conditioner even at the cost of worsening (he energy crisis. For liveslock the solution is simpler and less expensive. These milk cows at the Uni- versity at Arkansas Main Experiment Station just take shelter from Ihe sun beneath the spreading branches of a psir of ( (TIMESphoto by Ray Gray) Junior Rodeo Set Thursday jodf, aril As she glides throught the ri- ^ 15 vor channel the Arkansas Ex-.-, OK ) 3lorer lives up to her name by ... iaking time out lo investigate . quiet coves full of wildlife or' ,j! jjerhaps lo lour Ihe Little Rock .?'.; Yacht Club Marina where many'' n , t '' large boats are berthed. Trotter._'''? is also planning soon-16-be-an- ' -'; nounced shore slops along Ihe; roule that w Ihe Winthrop rock Farms and Museum of Au- '"'% lomobiles on Petit Jean Moun; ','. * tain south of Morrilton. }* ' EDUCATIONAL VOYAGE. ;''.'?·£ Traveling along the river is:'-,r.:n an education as well as a vaca- :::h lion. Passengers are introduced-.-iv-n lo Ihe world of commercial bar-'.-mj ges and towbo'als which trans- MCI port an amazing . variety o f . ^ freight up and down the river. n:^ For many passengers, the most ;/; Ihrillirfg part of the Irip is going -··,-,! through the four , locks and v:?,'"; dams at Lillle Rock, Toad Suck ···-;: Ferry, Morrillon and Darda- "--.i nolle. It's a memorable ex^ ' pericnce to be aboard as a boat · ·;· enlers a lock chamber and is oi-? eilher raised to the upstream- f. water level or lowered to lhe. 1.15 downstream water level before'A rii he massive -lock; gates ara'.tiiT opened. ' · · ' . : ·-'ds! Aside from all the absorbing" 1 ' scenery going by, passengers on ' r 'j the Explorer find plenty lo en-- '·*-| tertain them on board, such as'"?^ the International Maritime' v c ; World Shuffleboard Champion- i - v ' r ships held each Irip. Ship hos- ;')"· less Susan Fischer is on hand -'·''- lo direct various games and"';"' also to insure each passenger's comfort. -. Chimes announce mcaltimeV";'·' and ship's cook Idell Mclntosh''' and galley mate Jane Fischer "·": make sure ther's plenty of good ; : n food for all at breakfast, lunch '*'··- and dinner. Idell typically ser-- ·'·'· ves fried catfish on the first; -^ night of the cruise and for the" 1 ^TM Captain's dinner the second^* nighl. steak. ."_ ' -At night, the Explorer lies up 11.-2, in a peaceful cove so that passengers won't miss any of the.^M scenery and might even catch' 1 ' a fish or two by dropping linesj over Ihe side of Ihe boat. Cap-* : tain Davis and Chief Engineer Adron Martin operale the boat on a basis of safely and during the night First Mate Mark Stevens and Second Mate J i m Ward take turns on walch. r T.he Explorer is .scheduled, lo.,...; make the round trip lo Lake'·'-'- Dardanelle through' November, a n d f r o m ' J a n u a r y through March 'will make special cruises lo New Orleans. Those who wish to make reservations or would like more information about the -boat can write to: Arkansas Explorer, 111 East ; -.. Third Street, Little Hock, Ark,-;- w 72201. . . . - . . ..,-.;-,* Perhaps one last word of ex- i - . j planalion about the Arkansas,;,-'"" Explorer is in order. The pas-'-.J^, sengers who ride her never get-'^jj seasick because it's all smooth -.,,'. water sailing, .but they do get,, j-.j' ."riyersick" at the end of lhe.',.^r ·--:-,, .:_i. tj la ^ £| lcv can't ,,'j cruise. -- sick stay on the Explorer and the river just a little longer. SPRINGDALE The dust will fly again in Parsons Stadium this rhpnlh as.the.13lh.Jun- ior Rodeo opens Thursday. For youths under 19 years of age the rodeo mn through Saturday with nightly performances at 8 p-m. About expected 600 to youngsters register for the competition. Registration begin at 9 a.m. Monday and close at 5 p.m. Tuesday. AU entrants must have written .permission from Iheir parents. bronc ribbon of prizes in calf roping, riding, roping, riding, team steer barrel Tor $'1,01)0 worth bareback riding, junior roping, wrestling, bull racing, goat tying, pole bending and steer undeeorating. Trophy saddles will he awarded to the best all-around cowboy and cowgirl during Saturday night's 'performance. Sponsored by the Springdale Riding Club and the Washington County Sheriff's Posse, the rodeo will feature a queen corn- Boys and 'girls will compete petition. Twelve girls between paper points out that regulations makes it OZAEK MOUNTAIN ACORN SQUASH Select fresh, medium to small acorn squash. Wash, cut in half lengthwise. Scoop out s e e d s (about a spoonful should do it). Butter cut side and place on f reased cookie sheet or in low aking pan and bake at 350 for 30-45 min. or until knife can be inserted easily through s k i n side. Remove from oven, lurn over on baking.pan and sprinkle with salt, brown .sugar and dot with butter, if you have an extra marshmellow, add it, too. Return to oven and bake until golden brown. permissible to acquire and demolish standard structures when this is consistent with the total plan objective. It is also permissible to dedicate open space for public use to cities. "It is not permissible to acquire and dedicate buildings, County Opens Drive Aimed At Junk Cars Hula Hoop, Frisbee Contest Dates Told The seventh annual Hula Hoop and Frisbee contest'spon- sored by Ihe summer parks program will bo held al Ramay Junior High School al 1:30 p.m. July 23. Youngsters up to age 15 may register for either or both the contests at any of- the summer playgroundsibr'-at Ramay between 1 and 1,:30 p.m. day of the contest. on the Two boys arid two girls will he selected in preliminary con- lesls and wi|l compete at the end of Ihe day wilh Ihe boy and girl wilh the highest score becoming eligible to compete in gtate competition in Lillle Rock Aug. 2, Stock Market Shows Gain NEW YORK (AP) -- The slock markel broke a four-week losing streak this past week, but the advance was hardly the kind that sets oft celebrations on Wall Street. The major market indicators emerged from a week of erratic and listless trading with generally narrow gains. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials inched up .71 to 787.94; Standard Poor's 500- slock index rose .39 lo 83.54, and the broadly based New York Stock Exchange composite was up .38 to 43.74. Gainers outdislancecl losers 1,056 to 678 among the 1,956 issues traded on the Big Board as volume slowed to 59.85 million shares from more lhan 76 million in the previous week. . Prices were mixed on Monday, showing little carryover of the enthusiasm that spurred the year's best gain the Friday before. Sharp declines followed on Tuesday amid disappointment Ihe rally had died so quicklky, A program designed to, ritl Washington County of junk automobiles is underway in Washington County, according to Bud Allen of the Counly P l a n n i n g Board, but more slorage sites are needed to expand Ihe operalion. , . Allen said the operation is getlin goff lo a rather slow start because of the lack of storage space for the abandoned cars, the counly currently is using one 10 acre site near Lincoln, but more sites are needed in other parts of the county before the program can be fully utilized, Allen said. The program will remain basically in the western part' of the counly until other sites cSn be localed. Those wilh tracts of land of 10 acres or more who would like lo temporarily donate the land to the county for use as a collection site are urged to conlacl Allen at 443-4164. The program began wilh one crew of two men, a wrecker and a four-wheel dolly for picking up abandoned vehicles" in the western part of lhe ; county and hauling them to the storage site near Lincoln. county from all responsibility must be free of Irtish and in a ocalion which is accessible to le wrecker and dolly. Allen aid that the cars should have ramcs bodies axles and en- ines, 'although this is not re- CALL REQUIRED Allen said persons with ahan doned cars or trucks on Ihei property who wish to get ri of Ihem should call him tc make arrangements for haul ing. Allen said it is necessary fo Ihe persons on whose properIj the vehicle is localed to sig a release in order to compl with tha law and rtteasa th ir the vehicle. Likewise, the car or truck he takes an abandoned vehicle trips out Ihe seal cushions and hen crushes the ear, using a arge crane and drop weight ?he flattened cars are then onded onto a truck for the trip uired. Allen poinlcd out that the ounty is not going into the salvage business. It will not strip he cars lo sell parts but only laul them to the site and allow a private contractor to crush he bodies and haul them to 'ulsa for shredding. : The crew will pick .up. cars at any locution in the county, except within the city limits of Fayetleville or Springdale. VEHICLES SOLD Allen said the county government hopes to receive belwcen 57 and $10 per car from Ihe :ontraclor, Clifton- Gabbard, in order to recover the cost of the operation. Gabbard will thei .ake Ihe cars to Tulsa and sel :hem. The program has been in the planning stages for about six months Allen said. Gabbard appeared, before the P l a n n i n g Board in March to describe the method by which the county could get rid of the cars littering the landscape. Gabbard .assured the hoard that he, would not need, to burn the "c'tfrs, 'as'- must in Ihe business do. In Ihis way, he pointed out, there would be no violation of counly or state clean air codes. Gabbard told the board that o Tulsa. GRANT RECEIVED Recently, Ihe Soil Conserva .ion Service gave the county a ;rant of £1,000 to slart Ihe pro ,*ram. It is believed, Allen sate .hat once Ihe program is full' underway, it will pay for itself. When new sites are found, h said, the county will add an other crew to help handle Ih load. Allen said the County Judge Vol Lester was the man responsible for the institution of the program. He said the judge felt there was a definite need to do something about the situation and charged the Board with finding a solution. i and 18 years of age will ompete for the title Miss Junor Rodea Queen and a trophy addle. . ;' The conteslanls will' 1 also vie ir the Miss Congeniality ward, a polebending award nd the horsemanship award. 'hese honors will be presented aturday night with assistance rom Ihe 1973 junior Rodeo Queen, Kathy .Wilkinson, of "pringdale. The girls' horsemanship com- iclilion will lake place at 10 ..m.. Saturday-in Parsons Stadum. The public in inviled to atlend- DINNERS PLANNED During Iheir stay in Springdale the queen contestants lave been invited to severa dinners. The Oak Grove Riding Club ill share dinner with the con .estants Friday night at Tonli town's Venesian Inn Thursday evening. Friday nighl, the Rounders Riding Club will give a dinner for the girls al In M e 11 r o y Bank Hospitality Room. A noon luncheon Salurday a Ihe Holiday Inn will be given by Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Capwel of Ihe Cap well Construction Co. and prior to Ihe rodeo perform ance Saturday nighl, the girl will eat dinner at Kathy Wil kinson's home. Money Sfolen liiiby Johnson of 2003 Westwood Dr. told police that $290 was : taken from her purse somelime Friday. Theft Reported John T. Monahan of 502 Holly St., told sheriff's deputies lhat someone had entered a, cabin at his farm on Winn Creek Road and took lumber valued at $288.50; 32 Iraps valued al $104 and a blacksmilh's anvil valued at $90. Entry was gained by breaking a window. Monahan lold deputies lie found Ihe anvil in a nearby ditch. The conteslanls in Ih pageant are: Mary Harris, 12 daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Boy Harris of Fayetleville, Lisa An Japwcll, 13 daughter of Mr. an Mrs. O.J. Capwell of Spring dale; Mona Glenn, 14, daughte of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M Glenn of Fayetleville; Diana Lee Carroll, 15, daugh ler of Mr. and Mrs. Charle Carroll of Prairie Grove. Donn Owcnn; 16, daughler of Mr. an Mrs. Ernie L. Owenn of Adai Okla.; Linda Louis Chrislian, 1 daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Th mas C. Christian of Mayficld Debbie Harmon, 17,.daughter, Mr. and Mrs. David Harmo of Lowell; Theresa Pascal, 1 daughter of Mr.-and Mrs. G.D Paschal of Fayclteville; Dian Wilcox, 17, daughter of Mr. an Mrs. Frank Fields of Sprin dale; · · · .- · ' MORE CONTESTANTS Carma Fosler, 18, daught of Mr- ,ind Mrs. Quention fo r of Broken Arrow,. Okla.; nger Lou. Howard, 18, daugh- r of Mr. and Mrs. Roy owar'd - of Springdale; ,. and onna Stewart, 18, daughler of r. and Mrs. Raymond Stewart Fayetteville. Judging rodeo events will be elvin.Berner of Elm Springs jcl Mike Beal of Lavaca. Gene ale will keep score. Announcer 'ig': the ..three-day com- elitibn 'will he Richard 'Hunt Harrison. Baily and Ha orn Tahlequah, Okla., will ro'vide the stock. Country and western music ill highlight the contests. The .T. Hawthorne Band will play hursday and Friday. Rodeo rganizers are hoping to get arge and Shirley West of Fay- tleville lo sing Saturday. A parade' of queen conlesl- nls,. horses and riding club members, will march from Ihe tadium down Emma Avenue o the old Central Junior High chool Saturday afternoon. With the parade scheduled lo 3egin at 3 p.m. participants ire to be al Parsons Stadium 2:30 p.m. Salurday. Cash ._.zcs will be awarded for the argest riding club, Ihe riding =lub from farlhest away and he best dressed riding club n the parade. Field Day On Bean Production Set f.,15. Representatives, of A r k a n s a s ; food processing companies, nor- $n licujlural crop farmers and in-^» ft tcrested persons are invited attend a vegclable crop field.: n , " Students Attend DA Honors Program Thirty-two high school students from cities in Arkansas allcnded a special honors irogi-am this summer in the LJniversily of Arkansas College of Arts and Sciences, according to Dr. Robert Hickson, director of the program. The program, in ils sixth summer, allows high school students who qualify and who have completed their junior year lo allend the University and earn regular credit toward a college degree. Students are admilted on the basis of proficiency tests, high school grades, and letters of recommendation from high school : principals and counselors. S t u d e n t s attending this summer, .on the average, did as well as or better than college fr«shmen. Dr. Hickson said. day at Ihe Arkansas Lural Experimenl Station"Mainly'' Farm on Hwy. 112 al 9:30 a.m." t ; Purpose of Ihe field day will ' T1 ^ he to demonstrate Ihe possibi-..^ lily of growing dry beans in Vin Northwest Arkansas and other " ··, parts of western Arkansas.,,·'. Dr. Dan Tompkins, Experiment, v Station horlicullural food scien-', y list, has worked for three years' "X on growing dry beans in the _"'.': area. So far. the project' has"Jj v proven successful. ,:j-. % More than 50.000 tons of dry : '.\ jeans are processed each year' '·'·' yy Northwest Arkansas food' .'.. processing companies, but tho ;· ~_ vasl majorily of I h e m are. '^ imported from other stales a t [ , f ; higher production and transpor- _ " talion costs than if they w e r e :'''·' grown near the processing ' ._ plants. : iV Dr. Tompkins will show plols '" · of kidney, navy, cranberry, pin- '·'''", lo. s ma 11. whites, California' 1 '"]' 1 '; pinks and other types of d r y ' * " beans. Some of these varieties'; " were planted under regular cultural conditions as well as ih"~" ; '' high populations with a grain ''" drill. Dr. Tompkins says. : i . vn; ' The field day is scheduled to'- ; end by noon. Promoted _;''' John R. Coffclt. son of Mr.v'r. 1 " and Mrs. Robert M. Coffelt of '-,\i. Gentry was recently promoted "'.u to sergeant while serving with ':'· the Second Marine Air Wing at ,i!. Beauford, S. C. he also rccenlly virlv complcled the corps' correspon-,:: i!j dence course entitled "The Ma«.iO rine Non-Commissioned Offi---".'S ' Tire, Wheel Stolen v Ken McCarty, of West Fork {. told Washington Counly aulhori- .\ lies that a-truck tire and wheel .,*·{ had been taken from a truck ' M( , parked at his home.

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