Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 1, 1952 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 1, 1952
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^-- HOtTMIimt .MHUMiM TMMB, Friday, February J, 1»S2 GOESMV ROLLINS lOtR THE AM, LUCKV. ME ·· I CAN GET IT IF 1 CAN JUST REACH A LITTLE GET CAU5HT IN THIS POSITION TASK SILLY QUESTIONS.' COUNT 'EM UP.' IT'LL GIVE NOD SOMETHING TO DO BETWEEN DRINKS. CHEWING HELPS YOUR CONC6MTRATION- MUUONSAU ACROSS OUR NATION... CHEW : LABRY. MODEL DOESNT ' JUNORf YOU T WHY NOT. SHOULDN'T HAVE / MODEL? COME HERETO COSH.I THE STORE. I JUST HAD TO SEE PENNIES.' COUNT GET F»ID TILL MONDflV/ 'EM AND YOU CAN HAVE 'EM. GET PENNIES, SON? . Utf/E V3U COT AMY EXTRA FOR VOUR MOMAND WHERE'S THE NEAREST -J RESTAURANT, VtXJ WUN» WE SERVE CRABS T OUR WAY Bv J. R. Wilfiomi HE. WAS LEAMIW OW TH 1 HOOKS AND HE DIDM'T EV/EM SEC TH' GUVS WA1TINT FOR "IH 1 CCAKJE.BUT SOMETHIW' TOLP HIM ~1O SET OFF THERE QUICK--THAT MUST BE IMSTIMCT. NO, HOT IWSTINCT -- IT'S MEMORY.' IT JUST CAMEL TO THE BULL THAT WHEW HE WAS A \W3RK- ; MED NEVER CALL TKZEANE IP TH 1 BOSS WAS USIN IT' THAT OLD FE6LIM' UK YlCHiB AIOUT 10U( 5WITV, J4WYIK 1 THINK 1 SHOULD HAVI T»e NIW YOIK CHIC! ItCUl YOU Believe R or Not/ UMALW TAKE CASE OP MYSELF, MINO JTOPPlN«IN11llS VOK A MOMINT. TOMATO WITH ITS SEEDS FORMING WE INITIALS ·CU' Subi'll'Cd by tfRS. LPW.-ISE 009 Hubbcll.Mth. gfypsa^ ·\!l(NICE SPOTTING '"A LOUIE/IM IN A HURRY.' NATIVES Of T« TOM TRIBE MILK THEIP COWS AND WORSHIP UNDER A 5IRD5 NEST (1027-1087) T« ONLY KING W'ENLAND'S HISTORY MHO BANNED CAPITAL PUNISHMENT MVSU8JKTHHO SLCWA Deem FRONT OF WHSHW6TON HMItt JOWL WELL.FOOZY DID TH' \ · . TRICK ALL RISHT...JW /: ·"·· ~ '' POUFJHK6 GONE! GOSH, 1 LEr DOC KNOW...HERE SURE DO HOPE I'VE NOri HE COMES NOW, · DONG """"·-* *- ' PRIVATE LIFE OF BUCK r-'pssrrr-Hr.'i.L AAV ME A C«AT A »USftfL fO'ALL TH'COHfTDCMTf AH DONT Ftr.L NO MORE P1M» STICKIN' INTO ME- -BUT; 4MM-MDAH HCKTHET P DOLLV.OR WOHTAH? , WAL-EF AH WO-ITS · MOHAN COUNrMMMT «Ck (VMV- TMIIM WHICH HAPPENS T'THE ·AH'M TMI» O' ·anCKIN' PIN4 IWO .V, AUNTIE , AH NK AM'LL ir.ON.THrS LJ'L an. ME MOfJEY WE GOr.C POKE SOVi HAINT HF.EKD THC GffJML iC£ DOME LOfT.'S- "M«'i btwi feelin' wound with that thing all day... ht'i tryin' I' find out whtr* th" n«iahbor'* doa buriti W ITS'MV OWN FAULT- WJ, (IVE BEEN MARRIED LONC DEAS ) ENOUGH TO KNOW A HUSBAND SHOULD NEVES Punxutawney Groundhog, Only True And Infallible Weather Prophet Of Animal Kingdom, Its Loyal Supporters Insist By ELAINE KAIIN LIGHT Punxsutawncy, Pa. - (IP) - The man who made the Punxsutawncy Kroundhos; what it is today is a rotund- country doctor pf 73 with an international reputation as a surgeon, host and gourmet extraordinary, - · Dr. Frank A. Lorenzo became president ;md chief mixologist of the Groundhog Club some 30 years afio. His mixologist title de- rives from the potenl brew concocted for the club's annual July picnic. One drink is guaranteed to make shadows see groundhogs, A picture showing the groundhog taking a swig brought heated protest from the Humane Society several years ago. Things were smoothed over only after Lorenzo swore on his honor ns chief mix- ologist that the animal was drinking a mixture of honey and other equally pure and non-alcoholic ingredients. The Groundhog Club as such came into being some fio years ago when a croup 6f the town's early German settlers look to picnicking nt Gobbler's Knoli on a .keg of beer and some of the abundant groundhog meat. Word of the a n n u a l outing reached Clymer H. Freas,. one- lime city editor of the Punxsutawney Spirit, and he christened the group the Groundhog Club. The outing, then held in late August or September, grew more and more popular. Freas, a Pcnn sylvania Dutchman, knew the legend · of - t h e · groundhog as a weather.prophet. He also knew a good story when he saw one. He placed the wcathcrworks on Gobbler's Knob, a windy hill outside Punxsutawney,. and claimed for the native groundhog copyrights,- patent rights and all other rights concerned with long-distance weather . prognostication each February 2. Today, keeping the legend alive is the chief vocation of Punxsutawney's 10,000 citizen?. The July picnic, a .stag affair, is attended by thousands. The purchase of a ticket entitles the buyer to membership in the Groundhog Club for one year. AH a member has to do is eat, drink an^d be merry and, of course, keep faith in the . groundhog, · - . ! The qualifications for mixologist arc a large amount of pride and f a i t h in the ability of ihe groundhog ns a master weather prophet and prodigious wrath and indignation to be directed at all de- Iraclors nnd imitators of Ptmxsulawney animal. Lorenzo is without peer in both departments, He fumed last y e a r ) when the National Geographic ' Society blasted, the groundhog as a lazy, shiftless animal "heaped with honors he does not deserve' and "credited with powers beyond his abilities." 'I'm surprised such a highh scientific organization would unleash such a drive," Lorenzo declared. "How can they call the groundhog all those things when we have records to prove the groundhog can be just as right- or . wrong-as our best human weatherman?" The good doctor uses stronger words when he refers to grounding clubs in Quarryvillc, Pa., Allentown; Pa., Arkansas and the atest challenger from Wisconsin. "Impostors." he snorts. "At best Johnny-come-latelics trying to horn in on the fame and publicity of the Punxsutawncy groundhog, the only true and original weather nrophct." On February 2 -- Groundhog Day--it is American tradition that if the clay is sunny and ^ the groundhog sees his shadow,' the prediction is for six more weeks of winter. If the day is cloudy anrl shadowiest, it means spring is just around the corner. The pilgrimage Lorenzo make? to the groundhog lair come dawn Saturday may be purely imaginary and undertaken from the comfort ol his favorite easy chair. But the groundhog's prediction will ring with no less authenticity r garner any less publicity. This year's February 2 doings are slated to be the biggest ever. The private dinner Lorenzo always gives spilled over into a large civic a f f a i r to be held in a church. A special railroad car from Pittsburgh will bring celebrities and newspapermen for th% event. Punxy does not intend to let GYMNAST -- Coach Gene Wettstone considers Jean Cron-' stedt, Finnish orphan and 19-' year-old Penn State freshman/ a major prospect for championship honors on the high and parallel bars. (NBA) them down. It is reliably reported that a special groundhog has been primed in the protocol of the occasion and will emerge from his burrow in thnc to catch the television cameras trained on him. Used by thousands in reducing diets--Junge's Roman Meal bread. 11-10-tt So Smart And Youthful fKIUAY IfVKMNU 5:00 Dinner Music 6:13 Starlight Time 6:30 News 6:45 Ozark Sports Review 7:00 Wayne King Show 7:15 Gabriel Hcatter 7:30 Rthymic Rendezvous 7:45 Lombardo on the Air 8:00 Bill Henry 8:05 -Magazine Theatre 8:30 Armed Forces Review 9:00 News · 9:05 Grade Fields 9:30 Jast Music 10:00 News 10:15 Platter Party 10:45 Platter Party 11:00 Platter- Party :30 Sign Off SATURDAY MORNING 5:30 Pise 'N Shine 6:00 Rise N' Shine 6:30 Stock Talk Time 6:45 Country Editor 7-00 Minutes by Music 7:15 Jordanaires 7:30 Otasco News 7:45 Organ Reveries 8:00 After Breakfast 8:15 Morning Devotion 8:30 TIMES Morning Edition 8:45 Ozark Diary 9:00 BASKETBALL Scmi-Fihal.of Springrialc Invitational Tournatncnt 0:15 New Record Releases 0:45 Guest Star 1:00 Proudly We Hail 1:30 Church of Christ 1:45 News nt Noon RATURDAT AFTERNOON 2:00 Man on The Farm 2:30 Symphonies for. Youth 1:00 Symphonies for Youth 1:25 News--M 1:30 McAllister Singers 2:00 Bansland U.S.A. 2:25 News-2:30 Sports Review 3:00 Human Rlghta Concert 3:30 Saturday Swing Session 4:00 Lanc-Uin F.nsemblc 4:30 Bands for Bonds 4:45 Musical Interlude S:00 Hurmony n«n([cr« .1:30 Drnnin Tlmo 5:4,1 United Youth Movement 1;A5 Cecil Brown By.Sue Burnett Your constant companion all through the warm weather -- a bare-arm (rock that's young and appealing with a fitted jacket to toss on for street or travel wear. Juniors will adore this clever pair. Pattern No. 8792 is a scw-rite perforated pattern in sizes 11, 12, 13, 14, 16. 18, 20. Size 12 dress, 4-Vi yards oT 39-inch; jacket, 1 ~/ yards, For this pattern, send 30c in COINS, .your name, address, size desired, and the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Northwest Arkansas, Times, 1150 Ave. Americas. New York 19. N. Y. The 'new Spring and Summer Basic FASHION for women who sew will be ready for you shortly. Send 25 cents now for your copy. 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