Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 20, 1952 · Page 5
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 20, 1952
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NMTHWIIT ARKANSAS TIMIS. Faytttcvllb, Ark*m«m W«dn«d« r , Ftbrucry JO, Iff! Column Br HAL BOVLr Cape May, N. J.-(fl')-V/hy work for a living if you can make a living by playing? The pleasure of findinj! they could turn a hobby, into a business has been a real idventure in contentment for Ken and Marge Ewer. They are the "happy proprielun, of the Cape May Country Store a unique paradise lor tinkerors and people who like to buy things like old coffee grinders, cuspidors and beaver hats. It is also a thriving arts and handicrafts center Four years ago Ewer was a successful, well-paid executive of- Midwest metals firm. But he had insomnia, wasn't having any fun and fretted over whether he was saving enough money to pay for the ulcers he felt he was netting One night he and his wife talk-ed it over and decided their way of life wasn't worth yic worry, "I thought before'I started out paying out everything to the doctors we might as well do a l i t t l e real living," Ken said. So he quit his job and came to this resort center to rest. "After three days of sitting in a rocking chair on the front porch . I decided that wasn't living either," Ken recalled. What could they do? He and his wife shared a lifelong interest in antiques and handicraft. They decided to make their hobby their career, to create a ulace where people who like to use their hands · could work in. peace and maybe turn a small profit too. "I had always been a tinkercr," said Ken, "so I thought I'd set up a tinkerors 1 headquarters where we could revive some of the old' crafts that have been dying out." . They bought an old stable and slapped a coal of red palm on it. They began stocking the stable with thousands of antiques from the American past,, from old shoe butloners to old horse collars (they make wonderful modern picture frames). For $300 they turned the loft into a warm, homey apartment in which they s t i l l live. . The Hwers formerly had made I handrdlppcd scented candles as j Christinas presents for their j friend:,. They decided that was the best item (o launch their new crafts center. Today they ship tiiuir home-made candles to every slule and several foreign countries. Another popular item has been a furniture polish and scratch remover set. ''The formula was used by Cape Cod L'uhinct makers, 200 years aj;o," snjd Ken. "i got it from my father." Neighbors interested in handi- c i a f t began dropping in on the couple asking if they couldn^t be of help. Now the 'Ewers have a staff of 15 "colonial craftsmen" who each year turn out thousands of items like hand-carved snipe decoys, b u t t e r paddles, driftwood picture frames and decorative wooden flour scoops. "Among these craftsmen have been a truck driver, an insurance man, three housewives and an 83- yoar-old retired railroad engineer," Ken said. "Right now a rtircd banker is helping me m a k e picture frames, lie's good too." Rubber Growers face Danger In Malaya Most of the craftsmen arc part- imc work'crs whose m^in object enjoyment. But the country store's boast is: "If we don't have t in stock or can't find it--we']: malic it for you ourselves." The Ewers now work about lours a day at. their play and ove it, because there is always something new lo do-- -and they arc working for themselves. "I'm working now on developing lastcl-colorctl scented ladies' shoe mlish," Ken snid. "Women like hings to smell nice and there is 10 real reason why shoe polish las to smell the way it does." Hurt is his own cheerful summary of hfa now life: "From $10,000 a year to $10 a veek--mid happiness." But the way business is boom- fj the Ewers seem to be playing heir way right back up into the ilO.OOO bracket they gave up four · Most British Teachers Want To Keep Cane Only As Last 'Resort By NORMAN BADIKKLY Lonrlon-t/PJ-Jllost teachers ill Britain's state .schools want to keep the canu lo correct wayward pupils, but they do not regard it a:, a highly effective deterrent. Nor do the hoys and girls fear it from other forms of punishment. A report published here by the National Foundation for Educa- thinal Research summarizes an investigation carried out by two leading educators, Mrs. M. E. Highfield and A. Pinscnt, at t h e request of the Ministry of Education. ' The inquiry was prompted by a question in the House of Commons in 1B47, but the retention or abolition of corporal punishment in* schools has iong been a controversial subject among British teachers and parents. A teacher administering corporal punishment must enter the details in the "punishment book." One teacher in a tough neighborhood says the cane or a slap is not administered lighthcarlcdl.v. T h e r e ; is always the possibility of rc-talia- j tion from an indignant parent. Parents have gone to lav.' to question the rijtht of fcachcrs to strike their chiHrcn. Most Favor Retention Analyzing opinions from thou/ 2 GALLON Vanilla Ice Cream 64c Holland Bros. Loclttr Plant EVERYTHING m and SUPPLIES FAYETTEVILLE IRON and METAL CO. GOVERNMENT AVI. sands of teachers and pupils, Mrs. Ilishtfeld and Pinscnt found that 89.2 per cent of the teachers questioned afirccd that corporal punishment as a last resort should he retained in schools. Only 8.8 per cent agreed th_ more harm t h a n good is cause I).- the retention of corporal pun ishment; 5.6 per cent believe corporal punishment should b abandoned, and-3.5 per cent sai all corporal punishment in schooi should be made illegal. The group voting for abolitio consisted mainly of women teach ers. | Nearly 50 per cent of all th teachers were against inflictin corporal punishment on girls i the presence of boys. .· Offenses thought to justify cor poral punishment were listed i this order: Malicious destructive ness, wilful disobedience, bullying stealing, indecency, obscene writ ing or drawing, lying, cheating am truancy. I'Var Knd Reports Children and teachers were questioned about the- effective ncss of punishments and rewards Boys ami girls put "unfavorabli reports sent home" at the top o their list of most feared punish menls. The boys put "given th; cane or strap" fourth on average with "deprived of games" and "regarded as a person to be closeb watched by the staff" as second and third. The girls, however rank the caiic in second place. Teachers headed their list of indispensable deterrents with ''given a good talking to in private." The cane was half way down among men teachers and ah.iost at the bottom among women teachers. Both* men and women teachers regarded "quiet appreciation" as liigh on the list of incentives. The island of Kos in the Aegean Sea was the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of medicine. Ad/ertise In the TIMKS--It pljl. You Can't Beat a Medicine That's GOOD! RELIEVES A REAL CAUSE of A WOMAN'S NERVOUS RUN-DOWN CONDITION - ff Deficiencies of Vitamins i. Ba, Niacin and Iran ThH-fe th* ABSOUJTF. TRUTH . No One Can Den; It! An 1 you nervous, weak and rundown because of deficiencies ot- Vitamins Bi, B, Nlaclo and Iron. In your system? Then don't be Mtlsdnl to merely relieve these symptoms! Because t h a n k s to HADACOL, you e«n actually rc- · lleve a real and underlying cause ot your troubles due to these deficiencies. And this Is what you miut «o If you want real relief and freedom from such distress. What'i more--continuous use of ·ADAGOL not only Dives continu* tut and afmslelc relief bin helps M*p such deficiency-earned ncrv^ · ous c o n d i t i o n s f r o m c o m i n g back. Let HADA: COL bring about an umazlng Im- provement in the way you fed, often within two to three weeks. HADACOL must be good for «o many millions ot bottles to be «ol(t. So if you are wesk, run-down and nervous because of these def i c i e n c i e s -- c l v e H A D A C O L a chahcc to help you. You can't beat » medicine Hint's OOODI HADACOL 't ««i r ·»· ·MMim By DOROTHY ROE Aitocialtd Prtu Womtn'c Editor Better appreciate the clastic in that new- girdle, the- rubber, in those new tires. Much of H.comcs to you through barbed wire.-enclosures,?past Communist guerrilla fire from the jungles of Malaya, where one of the world's great dramas is'now playing. . ' A eloscup ol the life of a rubber planter and his family in Malaya is given by a pretty English girl; Rhona Connery, now visiUng'-lhe United States after three years-as news and special events editor of Radio Malaya. ·'. V. During her stay in the heart of the jungles whence comes some 90 per cent of the world's natural rubber, Miss Conncry witnessed blood-and-thunder dramas . that rival the talcs of Americas'.early frontiers and Indian warfare. Says she: " · ' . "The average English rubber grower in Malaya lives in a bungalow In a. barbed-wire enclosure, from which his family dare not stray. Evofy time he'rides his Jeep around his acreage he is in constant danger of death by ambush. To have even a slim margin of safety he must take a different route every day., Phone Rings All Night "The telephone in his home rings every half hour all night Umg, ;m a security measure. I f there is no answer, other planters rush to the rescue, for they know the.home,must be under attack. "Yet despite all these perils, they're still getting out near-record quantities of rubber." Miss Connery says, however, that the native Malayan is resisting .Chinese Communist-attacks as staunchly as ary Ills English neighbors. · The nationalist movement, she points out, m u s t ' n o t be confused with the Communist program. The native Malayan who is seeking independence docs not wish to join up with the Communist bands who are ambushing . planters, 'and stripping rifcbor j groves. She says he has seen too ' much to be fooled by their promises. ' During Itcr work for Radio Malaya/'.Miss Connery's headquarters -were in Singapore, divided by a Uiree-/ourth-mi!e causeway from Malaya. Here the residents arc comparativefy safe from at- A R I S E ! "Why lit you lh«r« and di«7" TUNE IN KBRS Monday thru Saturday. S:3S a. m. Sunday. 1 p. m. REV. BERYL E. BETH tack, but once they drive across the narrow causeway, they take their lives in their hands. Drort Through Junjl.i Miss Cannery drove her small car t h r o u g h ' t h e Malayan jungles regularly, dcspi'e the dangers. At one time she flew with a. pilot making a payroll drop to besieged planters who feared to make the trip by car. Says she: "If you've never sat cm a' bag stuffed with a million dollars in currency, and later tried to aim it at a small circle on the ground, then you won't, understand the hair-raising thrills that are everyday occurrences in' Malaya." The codrage of the wives pf the English rubber growers is n source of constant amazement to Miss Conncry, who nyt: "Those women come with their | children from the calm graciousness of Knglish country homes lo j face constant danger of death, yet { iilmosl to » woman they refuse In I let their husbands slick It out I alone. The children arc t a u g h t at home, or by radio, u n t i l time for them to go awny to schools in Australia or England. But as long as the husband stnys by his rubber trees, tho w i f r slays by his side." .Years aito, when first written. | The f.reek Island of Lesbos lies i ii'cl 1 of Wagner's music iccme'J less than 10 milej oil th Turkish very unmusical to m a n v people. I const. Covered Buttons -- Buckl«s -- Belts Including tht Ntw Contour Baltt In fvtry Stylt Cuiiom Tlnlih.d And Rudy to tht Sam. Day W» R.c.iv. Your Ordtr. BltH Gr».n Stamp! on Cvarylhln) MeKeehon's Fabric Center " ·· e " rt " h i-- PURE = SUoseph ASPIRIN THIS IS the LAST WEEK OFF FVERYTHINf ARK. BROKERAGE CO. Reopening-- All New Merchandise -- March 1 Who Gives - / Green Stamps?? We Do! Fairway Groctry 411 N. Coil.?. McKtehin'i Fabric Cfnler II Eait Johmon'i Cltnn'i Dairy Pi In I and Wallpipir Stort IHoui. lo houi. dcU 15 North Block St. Hilton Brot. DrlTi-ln Furniiur. Slor. Hwy. 71 North Town t Campus MEN'I WEAR Otark Thtaln BIdj. / Lanor IrM. Shot Sfortt Phon. I I O - W - 4 Otark Cltantn 101 North Block St. Harlan'i f.rvic. 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M ODEB.N, functional livingilcmanils much more ol the things you o w n -- y o u r home, your f u r n i t u r e , your clothes, your car, Now, at long l«sl, 11 fine car has lirrn .rwilcil In meet these d e m a n d s . . . ddilicr- jtely ilraigncil tu pill ihc spirit of modern l i v i n g on llie American It/mil. l l is l.incnlii for 19.V2. ICvcry line, every feature rcllccts your now Unil of life; simplicity, not oslcnln- l i n n ; honillin^ rate, not traffic tension, Indeed, it is n mulli-purpocc car, right for t r i p or town, work or play. It cojnplclcly new high-compression, overhaul valve V-H engine l h a l captures t h e spirit of modern l i v i n g w i t h more power than you may ever nccil--KiO responsive horsepower, learned w i l h H y d r a - M a l i c Transniiseilill, now s l n n d n r i l equipment. You nro cordially i n v i l o i l to discover how nuinh mnre is offered hy line automobile? in t u n e wilh llie liincs. Inspect t h e 11)52 Lincoln Cosmopolitan and Capri in our showroom. ^mcoln for 1952 the one fine car deliberately designed for modern living IN (WO INCOMPARABLE SERIES GOFF-McNAIR MOTOR CO.. Inc. 331 North C«Ht«i

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