Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 19, 1952 · Page 6
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 19, 1952
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I MOiTllWtIT ARKANSAS tMMK, tayMttvM*. Art mil, TIM**?, P»fcrw.ry l», IfSJ Loom, Long Almost Extinct In Ozarks, iking Comeback; Washington County 1 lan May Turn Hobby Into Business '''Mr BILLIE JINKS Sprin([d*lc-(S|ie.clal)-Thc his loomed' into view onco more in Northwest Arkansas. The t h u m p , . buif.p, o! 'I* treadle and the Hying of Its shuttle may he seen and heard In the homes, of a .-core or more residents of this area. A number o' these hand-weavers belong to an-organization culled the Northwest Arkansas W e a v ers Guild. Among these Is Mrs. Kula Hendrix of the Stony I'oinl own* hiunijy. For Mrs. Hendrix weaving Is the Ihnusht he I Barnes, a first lon/.i. well-known Ilobcrl weaver , culmination of t dream bccun ·yea'ra SRO -when «s a sir l° n S' from Greenland, assisted her In t h r e a d i n g the loom and Instructed her in her first attempt at weaving on her own loom. Today, after 12 months experience, Mrs. Jlcndrix hns rompMed a surprisinnly large number o' runs, malt, chair sets nnd hand liagH. In fad, she has f o u n t ! ' w e a v i n g to l-c Hie most fascinating of the many types of handwork she has iniiktcrcd.' These include crochet, tailing, sewing, nig hooking and others. Mrs, Mcndrlx advises other's not .to purchase a loom I'nless they can afford the lime necessary for weaving nnd the money needed for the purchase of yorns and filler materials This is because she has found the urge In Itecp weaving new Hems iinri practicing different designs unquenchable. KntroMcd By Handicraft -However. Mrs, Ik'iidrlx has. always found any type of needlecraft or oilier .handwork TM;ross- ing. Mot sn much she likes the finished product for herself as because she loves to sec others enjoy receiving these items. You more neicnnn'^ti u» IL-IU.-..; u t i j / guessed it--Airs. Hendrlx lifts a from her little granddaughter, but weakness for giving iiwny all the It Instilled in the child a deeper j iovc |y ih| nKB she makes. · desire lo learn to weave. An example of this ecu be renl- Durlnj the years that the girl , Jod b (hc Krml n u m bur of gus- who became Mrs. G. A. Hcndux SIimcr .i| hf ensembles for i n f a n t s which .;lic had eroehcfed by a devise which produces n lazy-daisy, crotch stitch. Six of these en- .i.mbJes' consisting of ' a robe, satque, cap and booties, have'been sold by the maker. Compare this with the S3 sets that she liar given ifway. Further, the 23 ensembles do not Include the ones she has (jlvcn her grandchildren. And don't get the Idea innt her grandchildren and children have b'ccn skimped. In the sifls 'hey received. Tor instance, Mrs. Hcn- drlx has eight married sons and daughters! These .eight have been Ilivcr. » dozen quills etch by her. !)6 quills no' mattei ed for the opporlunily to help her grandmother with the weaving of cirpctlrip. The 'grandmother kept her rburh-hcwn walnut loom up- rtairs (ind allowed no unpractised hands to touch It. Opporlunily knocked -lor Iho little fiirl one day, though, when the grandmother spent Oic day away from home. Upon her return that evening the old lady found her carpel finished. However, when she examined the work she quickly decided that' it 'mutt all be ripped out. The day's experience jeft the grandmother more determined to refuse help . . . was rearing her family of 10. chil dren, thoughts of owning a loo became secondary. A year ago this month,' with only two chil dren Mill at home, Mrs. Hendrl iutr! Venn. Tablet* urn '/ tiuu tfoii. Bur It MW. M UM«U Me. S- W* STOP YOUR "COLD WAR" knocking radiator* a n d , ·th.r miner lib «r«w Int. 'm«j.r repair f«bt. St.p jktm n»w and Mvtl"Can' for »ur lief mid I Mrvlc*. Coll 1886 1 C No Job Too Big No Job Too Small D PLUMBING CO, 231 W. Mountain and Spritigdale Ready To Hit Enemy That make:. -- .,_ bow you add (t up. Mrs. Hendrix not only pieced the quilts, bul she nlso set them together nnd quilted 'them. Soificllmc in between nuilt- maklng,.she found time to make each of the eight daughters and daughtcrs-ln-lnw n handsome afghan of nil-wool yarn In bedspread-size and a )are« slr.c crocheted talileclolh. These, of course, do not Include the many smaller Items o( lancy work she hits made for them. Nevertheless, In spile of Hi c quantity she has given awny and solif, Mrs. Hendrlx h a s - a n enormous supply of woven rui^s, mats, hand bags, chair sets, .crochet- trimmed b«th towels, baby garments, chenille-like rugs, hooked rugs ami other Hems left over. These she plans to sell In a shop which she will open soon In her homO:on«-J»U.inllo west of Grent- hORse-.Springs. .It is little as though she Is pJanninfi a postman's holiday. bas'spenl "years uf constan work In making all tlie love], things for her own children ant for friends. Now, when she couli sit down and rest knowinc tha her loved ones arc we!l-supplic with the f r u i t of her loom, or sewing machine or crochet-needle Mrs. Hendrlx wants to make it possible for those whom she doc: lot know to acquire these things loo If they want them. Therefore the t h u m p i n g of her loom or lh( clicking of her needles will con- t i n u e to be heard nt ll.c Hendrix iiome--for, a f t e r nil, Mrs. Hcn- Irlx makes all these Ih'ngs bo- cause Ihnt is what she likes to do. TRADE-IN YOUR OLD ALARM CLOCK ra-iiuiii LET YOUR O L D A L A R M BE YOUR DOWN PAYMENT '$ MOST USEFUL RADIO! i ' a r.CTKONIC SERVANT Ihuii ilKll i f f t r jw mire, viln jm to miuic. tilly mmi on fivonit progtinn Sfiru ipplitncci. tciichn Iijhn On tni · ich-ipnrd G-E Ridio, · T,-r Clrak, in Auiomitie Rtniiftrfef. i. kirchrn fiictt foon. ilrn or rwrclt $ 39 9S ELECTRIC LEWIS BROS. Co., Inc. fM Mft^ GENERAL The irf« Garden Club met Monday nflcrnoon nt the home of Mrs.: Carl Hcwltl, 508 Spring' Street.; Mrs. W. A, IlitrdlMcr wn* co-: hosiers. The president, Mrs. Percy 'Briuin, prc.ilded hvcr the bu«lnc«.-:| mcclliiK following the dpvotional! thoughts by Mrs. S. E. Williams, j flol! call was answered with n e w ideas nbout /lowers «r new f!ov,'-| cr«. Miss Zclda Xachary of West Center Street, who hns recently moved to SprliiRdftlc from.Texas, (pave the history of three flowers,| the tulip, Iris and rnso. Refresh-j mcnts were- served to the - I I ) I guests present. The next, meeting! will be held the third Monday iiftcrnoon In March with Mrs. W.[ C. Strucbirifi and Mrs. John Powell serving as hostesses. Otis Douglas, head .football coach o f . the University, was it special guest at the Springdale .Junior Chamber of Commerce Monday night at the A. Q. Chicken Mouse, Maj. I I . C, Burton, assigned to the University'R Air Korcc ROTC u n i t and a former resident of Springdalc, was in charge of t h e progrnni, He showed some f i l m s he received from special Siunal Corps services. Polo 'Jardencr, chmrrmm of the Mum- ocrship Committee, gave a report on the drive and Jnytoe "veterans roll call" was explained. Mrs. W. 11. Needhnin of Allen Street hns KOIIC to Tulsa, Okla., on a business trip. Mrs. Carl Hewitt of Spring Street, who went to Santa Fe, N. M., last November to spend the win lor, returned recently accompanied by her mother, Mrs, John- iton, who will spend some time In Sprlngdalc. The SprJngdalc Assembly of Iho Order of Rainbow Girls met Mnnday n i g h t nt the Masonic Hall. Miss Cane Warren, who was recently Installed as worthy advisor, was In charge of the mcet- nir. Mrs, Freeman Shell, mother tdvtonr' of the group, met with them. Mrs. Cy Phillips of Springdalu was taken to the County Hospital Sunday night by a Callison-Sisco nmbulance. Mr*. Hilly Curran, who had been a patient at the City hospital, was returned to her'home i n . t h e Chinese Family Welcomed By Many Three members of the 25tli Division's 89th MccUum Tank battalion in Korea wait' a lop their tank for a'signal lo jn'ovc out on a patrol into enemy territory, The tankers (left to right) Cpl, Hcrmnn Curtis, son of Mr, and Mrs. Bryan'- Curtis, Johnson, Ark.; Set. Jamofc W. Harvey, son uf Mr. and' Mrs. Merrill Harvey, Hazard, Ky.; and Cpl. George A. Drobiny, son n£ Mr. and M.S. George Drubing, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Curti. 1 -: and Harvey have been in Korea since July, ]95J, nnd Drebinjf arrived last September. Cave Springs community Saturday afternoon by a Callison-Sisco ambulance. Charles Sharum of llolcomb Street, iin employe of the Frisco 'Railroad, re-entered the Veterans Hospital where he will remain for observation and examination. Founders Day was observed Monday afternoon at the Ttobcit E. Lee .School on Quandt Street with a tea to celebrate the. 25 years of Parent-Teacher Association activities In Sprtngdnlc, The lea was sponsored by the City PTA Council and -five local PTA units. Mrs. R. L. Gosncll brought the devotional ano special music wiis presented by the Girls trio composed of Carolyn Simonds, Margaret Johnson and Meva Cram. ' The president's message was read by Mrs. John Dorman, Mrs. J. K. Martin i?ave the history of the Para^t-Teacher Association in Sprlngdalc. Mrs. Eugene Boydston gave a report of the extension work of Ihe PTA. Gene Hnwlin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bowlin of Springdalc, enlisted in Ihe Air Force and left Thursday Tor San Anlonio, Texas, where he will ro- his absence his wife will make her his absence his w i f e wll make her home wtli her parents, Mr, and Mrs. \v. J. Bayley of Springdale. Pfc. Dewey C, Ye;tger, son of Mrs. Roy Ycager of Springdale, is Itj leave this week after spending .a 14-d-ay furlough recuperating from nn operation following injuries received in Korea. * Menhaden, a species of fish, yields oil widely used in making soap, paint, linoleum, waterproofing compounds and in tempering BtjClfJ. / 2 GALLON Vanilla Ice Cream 64c Holland Bros. Lacker Plant San I'fancIsco-C/PJ-A Chinese lamily, volcd out oi a white nclgli- borhoqd on the cvc of Brolhor- hood Wrch, v/ns swsrnpecl today with offers of welcome from aciej-s the country. · Jliig ,Sh"ng, 25, air line me- ·na/.ic, S9irl his tel^iilione hasn t i/.i-j-ped ringing nu-e Satunliiy when white residents of South San Trandsco's Southwood tract voted 174-28 they didn't want him as a neighbor. Shenj; had suggested the balloting, explaining, "I was sure everybody believed . In democracy.". The Shcngs could have insisted on their right to occupy the house. Thi U. S. Supreme Court has ruled that any 'agreement, excluding liome ownership betwuse of race or creed is not enforceable^ ^ Southwood residents said t h e y objected because property values night decline if the former officer In the Chinese Nationalist Army : movcd in with his American-born wife nnd two-year-old son. The Shcngs, who arc expecting another child next week, reclaimed the $2,950 they deposited on the $12,301 home. Today they hoped to /jet back deposits on $1,000 w o r t h - o f furniture. There were calls from Wichita-with a job thrown in; from Indianapolis. Seattle and all around the San Francisco Bay area. . If conditions are exactly right the sun can be hidden jn an eclipse fcr as long ns 7'/z minutes. Goldfish Taught To Eat Out Of Senior's Hand Claremont, Calif.-M'J-Hcrman, common run-of-lhe aquarium goldfish, has succumbed lo psychology, or., perhaps it's Joyce* lummon. . Joyce, a Pomona College .senior, las Herman eating out or her hand, figuratively Md literally. Using' her lessnns on rtsponse patterns and stimuli, fht has taught Herman to swim through a set of rings. She would give hiip a squirt of food from an eyedropper when he went through the rings, but Herman soon began sucking the eyedropper dry, so Joyce made him come up and nibble from her fingers. Chcrrapunji, Indit, ho« had 1.C05.05 inches of rain in two years, ' , COMING TO Calvary Tabernacle 1130 S. Hill St. Holy Ghost-Pilled, God-Called Man REV. FRANK STRIBLING of San Antonio, Ttxai Man Ut«d Might of God Don't Min This Oppotluniiy lo Altind Th«n tarried Storting Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. Strvlcn Twic* Daily at the Lord Uad« 10:30 a.m.--7:30 p.m. All Churchti and All Ptopl. W.lcom. Bring Your Bibl* Rev. Beryl E. Beth, Pastor SHORTEST C R O W N C O A C H lo LITUE ROCK-MEMPHIS Go in the weather-conditioned comfort of o Crown Super Coach--over the shorlest all-pavtd scenic rout« to Little Rock. 7 convenient schedules daily to itrvt you. Come in or call for schedules and information. UNION BUS DEPOT 103 N. Colleg. Phont IS SHIP YOUR PACKAGES BY BUS! 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