Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 31, 1974 · Page 8
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July 31, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

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Hints From Heloise-- (TIMESjihoto by Bay Gray) COLLECTOR'S PRIZE ...a 1931 Model J Murphy convertible.Roadster Duesenbcrg is unloaded in Fayelteuille Monday as the owner, Johnie Bassalt, lodks on Duesenberg Makes Debut In Monday Morning Unloading By JANI NOGGLE TIMES Staff WritcV A 1931 Model J Murphy convertible Roadster Duesenberg costing $102,500 made its debut in Fayelleville Monday morning when its new owner, Johnie Basselt of 100 N. Sang Ave. unloaded the collector's prize. Basselt purchased the stately automobile last May at the Movieworld Auction In Vienna Park, Calif, and claims thai Ihe Duesenberg is one of Ihe mosl desirable U.S. made colleclors " cars and that this particular one is "probably the finest original Duesenberg roadster in existence." Births REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Mr. and Mrs. Bobby G. Pschier of Springdale, a daughter. July 26. Mr. and Mrs. Loy E.' Mash- b u r n of Springdale, a daughter, July 26. Mr. and Mrs. Leon E. Jordan of West Fork, a daughter, July · 26. Mr. and Mrs. Jackie D. Hoffarth of Springdale a daughter July 27. . Mr. and Mrs. John R. Hart of Prairie Grove, a daughter, July 27. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Judd of St. Paul, a son, July 27. Mr. and Mrs. Mike L'. Cargill of Elkins, a son, July 27. Mr.. and Mrs. Thomas G. Buchanan Jr. of Springdale, a son, July 27. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Center of Fayetteville, a son, July 28. Bassett's new Duesie (which ronght the highest bid of 400 ars sold) was purchased in its riginal condition with only 57,00 miles on it and hauled to aycUeviile from California by he Passport Transportation Co. [ St. Louis Professional Car hauler enclosed van. The first Duesenberg, accord- ig to J. L. Elbert in his book, Duesenberg t h e Mightiest merican Motor Car" was lown on Dec. 1, 1928 with the liassis alone costing $8,500 and 2,500 up for bodies which were nsLoni built by 14 American nd two foreign coachbuilders. With less than 500 Duesen- »rgs made between 1928 nd 1937, the car became the possession of only the v e a 11 h y with its 265 orsepower. Slated in Elberts ook "And what the Dueseir erg could do wilh lhat horse- ower! 89 mph in second, 116 iph in high--a stretch of road yould disappear before the car ould peak." The idea to form a company o produce the car came about hen E. L. Cord, the backer ecaine associated with Fred S. Duesenberg, the engineer, and owed to make "The Worlds finest ^-Jlolor Car." Duesen- erg's brother, August was also ssociatod with the Indianapolis 'ased company. Walter M. Murphy Co. of "asadena, Calif, who made the lody of Basselt's Duesenberg, onstructed 125 units for the ")uesenberg chassis. Elbert said · of Murphy's oaches, "wilh a marked ad- ·ance in t h e refinement of Announcements A Gibson family reunion will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Horseshoe Bend on Beaver Lake. A basket lunch will be served at noon. An adult class on "Basic Beef Production" will he held next week, Monday through Friday, from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Agriculture Building al Fayetteville High School. Pro ducers and all interested per sons are invited to attend. Fur ther information may he hac by calling 267-3717 after 5 p.m. Pasta Plus Pasta Plus is a mixture o macaroni, ham and peas Topped wilh lasly parmesan cheese, Pasla Plus is a wonder meal. PASTA PLUS 1 pkg. (8ozs.) medium seashell-lype macaroni Vt cup butter 1 cup diced cooked ham 1 can (8 oz.) green peas, drained H cup freshly grated parmesan cheese Cook macaroni according ti package directions; drain. Hea Duller, ham and peas; adi macaroni and mix well. Mix in parmesan cheese. Serve a once. Makes four servings. Care Of Baby's Skin Balhing baby more than onee · day is not advised. Baby oil; and. powders can be applio after the bath, ' but powder; should be used carefully d avoid getting clouds of it into the baby's nose, mouth or eyes Leaving an excess, amount o oil on the skin should b avoided. Many hospitals use a liqiti. skin cleanser for bathing babies because it is gentle and non Irritating. Penny Sover When you find that you mus replace all the buttons on a sui or coat, make inexpensive bu durable buttons by using a luigle crochet stitch to cove buttons of the right size. angular and straight-line sty ling, wide doors, narrow pil lars, and flat roofs, the Mur phy firm early established it self eminently among a field o older builders. Beauty of line was emphasized by an absence of much decorative trim -- a remarkable test in its time." Apparently the style of the sporty roadster appealed to Ho ward Hughes who owned a ca ot the same model as Bassett's Basselt passed up Hughes auto four years ago for $40,000 whei the car was purchased at ai auction by the singer Waym Newton. Other celebrities w h o are said to have been Duesenberg owners include, James Cagnej Mac West, Clark Gable a n . d Gary Cooper. Since Basselt purchased thi car in May he has already ha several higher offers for the car with one coming from the col lectcr he purchased the ca from. Being a collector of Road sters, the new Duesenberg wil be at home among approx imately 20 other antique road sters in the Bassett collection which includes Rolls Royces Cadillacs and a Bentley^ Anoth er Duesenberg talso Recently purchased by Bassetl is being restored in Indiana.. B a s s e t t speculated - 'tha Monday was the first time ii 40 years a Duesenberg lias been seen in Fayetteville, assuming of course that at least one o the wealthy few who owned th original custom made Duesie made their way down Fayelte ville streets in the early 30's. Daily Calendar of Events tonight Alcoholics Anonymous, VA Hospital, 8 p.m. Al-Anon, VA Hospital, 8 p.m. SMITH'S Communication 2-Way Radio Your 2-way radio heatTquarfers In riectronlcj ilrioe W28 XO N. CoHoga 413-2222 For Your Prescription Needs See Us QUAKER DRUG 22 E. Center -- 442-1246 City Parking Lot In Reir Thursday Mother's Morning Out, University Baptist Church, 9 a.m. ti noon ' Plat Review Committee, Cily Hall, 9 a.m. Rotary Club, Holiday Inn, 12:05 noon Weight Watchers,. Golf Building, 1 p.m. . Senior Citizens Bowling, Ozark Bowling Lanes, 1 p,m. Parks tnd Recreation Advisory Board, City Hall, 1:15 p.m. Weight Watchers, Goff Building, 7 p.m. American Legion and Auxiliary, Legion Hut, 1 p.m. Far West Chapter No. 1, Royal Arcli Masons, Masonic TempL 7:30 p.m. Goshen Masonic Lodge No. 413, Masonic Hall, 8 p.m. IiffllII!lI!railllIMWIIlillIll|ilIillll[ll!llllll[!l|]l!l]I!li]I!lllIHBlB ELEANOR WILLIAMS DANCE STUDIO For Girls and Boys. Age 3',i through 18 COMBINATION CLASS OF ... · ACROBAT · TAP · BALLET · MODERN JAZZ Personality Singing and Baton Given With Routine . Accepting Pre-Registration for Fait Studio Will Be Located 3 Miles East of Root School, Highway 45. Phone Mrs. Elanor Williams 521-5373 Dispose Of Grease The Easiest Way ear Heloise: Since I have no exhaust fan i my kitchen, I do not like fry bacon and smell up the ouse. So I always put the aeon on 'a rack and place the ack in a pan of water and ook under the broiler. That's ot new, I know... Bui my problem was how to isnose or Ihe greasy water, rter testing, I found that if let the pan sit and cool fo oom temperature some of the rcasc would congeal and I ould pour it through two thick- esses of paper toweling cupped the sink'drain. When the water is all out of 1C pan, I lift the paper towcl- ng gently, squeeze slightly and icn throw the whole thing in plastic-lined garbage can, nd wipe the rest of the grease out of the pan with more towels, Julia Switliuk Dear Heloise: Plain old household'ammonia mixed with equal parts of water n 'a spray bottle gets: thosq fingerprints off walls, cleans nirrqrs, ceramic tiles In the shower and plumbing fixtures beautifully. Be.sure to keep your work area well ventilated. Mrs. Kathy Lacey LETTER OF LAUGHTER Dear Heloise: In household chores, ranked A to 2, 1 rate a so-so middle. But I'm perplexed, I must confess pondering this riddle. Why do friends forget to call when my house is sparkly clean? They only drop iii, unannounced, when I'd rather not be seen! Priscilla Lenox Dear Heloise: When you buy the 27" x 40 diapers, fold them over (in half) .and stitch along the selvage edge. They are open on the oilier two sides so they dry quickly, but amazingly thej lay folded and save the extra 'first" folding time. Mrs. T.R. Smallwood Dear Heloise: Utilize leftover vegetable oi: in which onion, rjngs have been cooked. Next time around serve "tasty talers." French fry pota toes in Ihe same onion oil Result: · economical onion-fla vorcd- frcnclr fries. Chicken cooked in the same onion oil comes out yummy! Arlene Edmondson OVERWEIGHT "due to overeating" TAKE SLENDER-X TABS Consumer Pharmacy Jfarf hiwat ArfcattiraH Strnfa OMEN 8 · Wednesday, July 31, 1974 SUMMER SALE BILLYE'S MATERNITY SHOP, Inc. "EVERYTHING FOR THE EXPECTANT MOTHER" SALE V* OFF SALE 502 W. Emma Springdale Ph. 751-1474i CtTXXV Will Be CLOSED On Tobay FOR INVENTORY AND FURTHER MARKDOWN THURSDAY MORNING FOR OUR BIG BIG SAYINGS ON OUR SWIMSUITS SHORTS HALTERS BLOUSES SLACKS JEANS KNIT TOPS PURSES Northwest Arkansas Plaza 10:00 A.M. 9;Qb P.M.

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