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February 21, 1952

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

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, Column ·r ML BOTLK New York - (ff) - "The reason there are so many songwriters," Kid Steve Allen, who is one him- eelf, "is because it doesn't take long to write a song and because It doesn't, take any talent." Allen estimates amateur songwriters comprise a larger group with special interests than any other, except possibly horse players. "for almost all of these people, there is no hope -that their songs will ever be published," he continued. "There is no other field so firmly closed to newcomers. There's about one chance in 100,000 that an amateur's song will be published." Allen is pretty well qualified on a number of scores to discuss the problem of the unsung, unpublished songwriter. For one thing he's master of ceremonies of a network television show, "Songs for Sale." Each week the songs of four unknowns are chosen for presentation, and each is given an expensive, elaborate production with vocals by a big-name singer. For Reservations And Tickets AIH -- STEAMSHIP -- BAIL HOTELS -- TRAVEL AND LUGGAGE INSURANCE AMERICAN TRAVELERS CHEQUES No Sttrin Chirg* IM*|Miidliil * CwMuclM T«irt KRUGER TRAVEL BUREAU TM M.i* HUM I-TITI LITTLI MOCK,' ARKANSAS It is somewhat significant that at ter almost two years of operation not a single one has hit the na tion's top-10 song lists. "That," said Allen, "will.giv you some idea of the problems-and remember that most of thcs have been good songs. Most ama teur songs aren't good." The show now is receiving be tween 1,500 and 2,000 song manu scripts each week, a figure whic occasionally rises as high as 5,000 Of these, about onj per cent ar culled as possibilities. The rest ar returned with a polite rejcctioi slip. The one ner cent is furthe whittled. Farmington Mrs. Alvin Andrews was hon ored Tuesday night at 7:30 wit a pink and blue shower. Mrs. 'L. E Carlisle and Mrs. Lon Widdcr were hostesses. Game prizes weri won by Mrs. Jack Wells and Mrs Marshall Shinn.. After )he gift were opened, refreshments wen served to the 35 guests. Many gift; were sent by'friends who were unable to attenH. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Parkc lave moved back to their honn icre after spending some time a 'ayetteville. Mrs. Paul Bleu has returnee lome after spending two weeks with her brother and sister-in-law and Mrs. Hyler Shreve o: Springfield, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. ,1. H. White have moved to Fayettcvillc, where they will live, during the next semester while -Mr. White is attending the University. He will receive masters degree in June. 41 t. CENTER PHONE 21 Friday and Saturday SPECIALS $3.98 LADIES' SLIPS Mullifiltmtnt Cup*. Lie. Trim. All't. Colon, Slid 31 to 40. $3.98 GOWNS MuUUUam«it Cr.p*. Ati'L Colon. Slit 32 io 44 $3.98 LADIES' MISSES' PAJ'MAS Rarcn Crop*. Anornd Colon. Siin 34 io 40 49c RAYON BRIEFS Colon Pink «nd Whit*. Anorttd Sim 12c CANNON WASH CLOTHS Slit 12x10. 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Only 24 Pieces of This Famous Shelton Stroller The manufacturer of this famous Shelton Stroller sold us this special' group of different styles and we are offering them for at least one-half their original retail. You'll love this utility dress of washable rayon jersey. Regular sizes 12 to 20; half sizes MMz to 22 Yi. · of wonderful, washable rayon jersey $.000 6 Reg. $12.98 · Ready-to-Wear, main floor 60 Gauge 15 Denier NYLONS by "Dream Girl'' $100 pair I Encore Offerings of Fine COTTON CARPETING ^L ^A $4 _ Square Yard First quality, lovely new · spring sheer nylons. Exquisite 60 gauge construction. You'll want to buy a box of these at this low, low price; and you con rest assured you are getting a quality stocking. Sizes 8'/2 to 10'/ 2 . Dorothy Gray Hormone Hand Cream; may make the wonderful difference! Now IO Price! J · Beige · Grey · Rose ' Two weeks ago we offered this car\ peting at this same price and many of you bought it with eagerness. !te. Choice of three pieces in Beige, Grey and Rose in 9' and .12' widths. Sufficient yardages for average size rooms at a price that is lower than we have seen it offered anywhere in America. A good carpel at a low price and if you have any idea of re-carpeting soon, this is your opportunity to save. Exactly 144 Imported--Hand Printed CUPS and SAUCERS A beautiful assortment, of hand painted, genuine imported china cup and saucer set' A very, very beautiful quality and an assortment of patterns that will enable you to choose several you like. Come down today and see them, and buy yourself at least a dozen. · Chinaware Deportment, 2nd floor Repeat Offering Of Over 500 Overruns From The Foremost Publishers. Reg. $2.50 and $3.50 Best Selling NOVELS *Romantic Novels *Mysteries *Historical Novels *Some Children's f you like to read, you love this group of current books including dozens of mysteries as well as others . . More than 100 titles from some of the nation's very, best authors, including some "Book-Of-The- Month 'selections. Historical, Romance, Non-fiction and books for children. Many of these arc worth 2.50 and $3.50. Buy yours tomorrow at 50c or six or $2,75, Buy 6 for 2.75 SALE!! IMPORTED FROM ITALY COTTON STRING KNIT GLOVES $100 I Usual $1.98 vat. Save one-half on these cotton string gloves.. Quality construction throughout. Sizes Small, Medium and Large. White only. ·"··· '"?=. .--i, £.t. .. · Main Floor Makes This Basic RAYON GABARDINE SKIRT $C98 5 · With the new "protecto" Finish \ . · Navy · Brown · Grey ·Black · Red ; Sizes 10-20 Here's a ytor around ikirt modi by Nardii in their · uiual perfection ,m« n n « r . , . Now they here'added · new , ; finish that efte,lte» you. lo rub off a ttain tuch at ink, coffee, etc, Youn far only $5.98,

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