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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

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Premier Sunday Crossword Puzzle By JO PAQUIN miiiiinnratwraiiwwiiu^ ACROSS N Smooth 97 Ancient lOutrtrtpe »TV Bunch Greek I Venotnous L n Hippm town ·etpent' B Region 98Lem It Sloppy om (3 Land I Compass U Modem 78 Rodent reading obelwnw 79 Excited I Makes poor M Ttaue M Ar.clmld golf shot 45 Above 11 Fenunlne. measure 102 Reticule 99 Surpus 7 OUrles, «Cows title for (dial.) 84 Bog HIMrk 89 Fish H Collects 1M Underworld example « Epochs · 91 Award- 11 Fictional 65 Government god 8 Early «A~tenthof: musketeer report 105 Weather inhabitant comb, form 'ZO Secular n Hardens word of Britain 50 South «Comfort 68 Blood: vw. 106 Donkey I Time often African U Soap plant comb, form 109 Wood KTcee 89 Famous sorrels remembered village 51 Fencer's K Tint building 111 Japanese 10 Stitch need 27 Optical 75 Bets shrubs 11 Famous SI Approach M Most crude glass 7? KnaTO of 113 Planet Bert 54 Custodial · 98 Snakeblrd 2S Cellulose " clubs 115 Lath 12 Willow buildings winning O'Neal WWurt tern- berg measures 94 Scottish . dramatist NorthWMt ArkanMi TIMES, Sun., Aug. 11, 1974 PAvrrriviLLi, Edited by Bill Williams iniimiiiiiiiiM^^^ CRAZY LOOK AT A FUTURE LONG REIGN OF AMERICA'S FABULOUS KING OF SWAT 99 Hauled acetate 81 Biblical 116 Pewter, MWagerer 56 Adler, et al 100 Earthy ore JO Soaks word of for one H Stomach $9 Lave of iron' n "lie Han" reproach · 119 Moby Dick 15 Chalices 61 Erects (var,) 8 Conning B Home ot 121 Sea eagles 16 Dunces ' « Female iji American » Employed Saul'i 122 Cooking 17 God of the ruff author JiTree . witch . spice Moslemi KFootlike 1B Greek J* Santa-- 'S3 Gives ear 123 Winged 18 Middle organ, letters S'Haggari M Wise' Men · (Her.) » Foundation «7 German 105 Duplicity navel M Pagan gods K* Heroin . : 2* Ancient POW camp 106 Warning By EILL WILLIAMS BABE RUTH'S AMERICA, by Robert Smith (Crowell--$10) George Herman (Babe) Ruth became a symbol of America during his long reign as the king of swat. Smith follows Ruth from Boston to the New York Yankees through his fabulous home run pace and ends with his death in 1916. 3 Popular, 87 Kind of per- (slang) .chariot - 6 9 Legal signal novelet formance 125 Judges 29 French : instrument 107 Mud 4» Parcel oot 88 Finishes 12* Peter or composer '70 Angle of volcano tt Gnrinnatl the cake . Ivan 2} Ornament- fault vein IBS Dutch .team 89 Ornamental 127 European al vessels 71 Image ·. painter loop on river --- ~ " ----- signs 35 Show 72 Japanese 110 Check .ribbon 128 Arabian homage, shrubs 112 Icelandic ·d Furnished 90 Rent payer country with fund* 92 Seats DOWN 49 Muffle in IVoclfer- 53 Disasters the ates M Malayan chancel 2 Waters canoe M Optical or 55 Chinese phenonv lltng enon HSU run JS Equipment 4 Infants 41 Train Average time of solution: 6S minute*. in · China. 37 Fruit' drinks 'It African river Merman M Positive 1 Lustrous pole 73 Razor tale clam 114 Not that 74 Wore away 115 Sabot, 75 Spends or for one passes 76 Spore fruits 117 Letter 118 Irish tea god .77 Earth as 120 For what i a goddess reason? The era of Babe Ruth is not just the story of the home run king, It Is also the story of a 'abulous time in American listory. When Babe joined the Red Sox in 1914, he was an unregcnerate product of St. Mary's Industrial School in his home town of Baltimore and he was on parole. He was, says the author, a great, big loveable boy and s o m e h o w remained that throughout his long and successful career. He was a ladies man and -even when he was married, never stopped playing around. He Had a prodigious appetite for everything. He started in playing ball as a pitcher and ended.up as left-fielder. When ot German descent were hard put They were often harassed forced to kiss the. flag, and the Socialists were treated as traitors. In Boston one march was broken up, the marchers beaten and even the party headquarters were torn apart. The Boston Police went o: strike In 1919 and mobs roamed the streets until the governor called out the National Guard. While Babe was blissfully hit he hit, 'the ball often went sailing out of the playing field, he hit as many as 75 one season but normally got around the time Babe began ,.,,,...,, baseball, things were happening outside that would affect every American.When World War 1 began, Americans 50. From playing Answers On Page 11A But They're In An Extraordinary Place First Lady Calls Ford Family 'Ordinary' WASHINGTON AP) - And now a new First Family. Six of them, described by the lady of the house as "ordinary," all of them now in an extraordinary place. Although President Ford has ·pent more than a quarter of a century in the public's eye, his family's life has been a private cne. · Friends describe the Fords as unusually close. The four children talk things out with their parents. Ford and his wife, Betty, often asked them for advice. The night before former President Nixon announced he would resign, the Fords had a family dinner. The White House, said Steven, 18, was not dfccmsed, Improbable as that seems on a night when most of the. capital was buzzing with rumors that Ford's ascendency to the presidency was imminent, the Ford's friends say the family simply isn't all that wrapped up u politics. Elizabeth Bloomer Ford, a 65, Is a tall, slim woman will high cheek bones and reddisl hair, which she wears in a bouffant. She is described bj friends as rather tense and ner ,vous, but the years of politica camapignning pressures am raising four children virtuall alone have left only a few wrinkles around her gray-blu «yes. A pinched nerve In her neck UM result of trying to open window in the house IB year »go, keeps her from the go and skiing she loves. But that doesn't keep th Fords from taking an anmia »ld vacation at their con dominium at Vail, Colo.,-eac Christmas. It's the only real tree time the family has wit Ford, who has spent much c bis time over the years on th lecture circuit and campaign The responsibility of bringing up four children and the tumbling world of politics proved difficult for Mrs. Ford and at one point, she started seeing a psychiatrist. "H« was a sounding board for me when Jerry was »way," Mrs. Ford has said. ."And it was a great help to me." The Ford children have never shown much interest in politics. And they'r* not yet used to reporters who want to know their every opinion and search an avers for clues as to what their father thinks, When Mvural months ago ack, 22, told a reporter he was sillusioned with Nixon and ought his father was, too, the emark prompted a long-dis- ance telephone call from Ford enior. Father, reportedly, was upset lat he might offend his son by oiling him what he could and ouldn't say -v and Jack was pset that he hud compromised is father. A Ford insider said iat after much mumbling on ach end, Ford suggested only lat his son not give interviews or awhile. Michael. 24, is a second year 2 Die In Robbery Of Liquor Store PINE BLUFF. Ark, (AP) The second robbery in three days at a Jefferson County liquor store left two men dead Friday night, Authorities identified the victims as L. V. Rogers, 69, owner of L. V. Rogers Package Store at the junction of U.S. 65 south and Arkansas 81 near here, and Tommy Lee Hayes, 37, of Pine Bluff. Havis Hester, the county coroner, said Hayes apparently was one of the three robbers. The other two robbers fled th escene with an undetermined amount of cash and were still at large Saturday. Hester said Rogers died of multiple gunshot wounds and that Hayes, who was shot in the chest, died at 2 a.m. Saturday during surgery at Jefferson Hospital. The two revolvers left at Ihe store were being examined, and the bodies were sent to the University of Arkansas Medical Center at Little Kock for au- ;opsies. A spokesman for the sheriff s office said deputies were called to the store at about 10:30 p.m. Friday while the shooting was still in progress. Completes Course Navy Dentalman Apprentice Sandra J. Williams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben N. Williams of Bentonville, has graduated from recruit training for women at the Naval Training Center, Orlando, Fla. She will report to Dental technician school at San Diego, Calif. divinity student at the Gordon Conwel! Theological Seminary hi South Hamilton, Mass., described by a friend as "totally wrapped up in his religion." A month ago, he married 22-year- old Gayle Ann Brumbaugh in ler hometown of Catonsville, VId. They' had met at Wake Forest University where both attended college. Jack Ford, 22, will be a senior at Utah State University where he is majoring in forestry. He plans to get a master's degree in watershed management. Eventually, he may go to law school and work on the environmental aspects of land use. Jack is described as the hu morous one in the family. "He really knows how to have a good time," said a friend. Last winter when Jack grew a beard, he met his father at a campaign stop and, at first, i'ord didn't recognize his son, Jack shaved his beard a few months later. He is spending the summer working as a forest ranger in Yellowstone National Park. Sleven, 18, just graduated from public high school, and plans to take a year off before starting college. Although he was accepted at Duke University in -Durham, N.C., he expects to be a cowboy on a cattle ranch In Utah. Asked if he wouldn't rather live in the White House, the handsome blond youth said with a smile: "I prefer the outdoors." Susan, 17, is an atlractive blonde who will be a senior at a private boarding school in Maryland. She plans to live with her parents at the White House. The day Nixon announced he would resign, there was much excitement at the Ford house, jut a dungaree-clad Susan ran in and out, never stopping to talk with reporters or neighbors eager for any new tidbit pi news. One Ford observer said she's sometimes arrogant. Another said she's shy. She has taken ballet lessons since she was 8 and now studies modern dance. She tends to a largo collection of plants, loves needlepoint and takes care of the family cat, Chan, All four children have said they feel unusually close to their father. "He never tried to mold us or direct us," said Jack. "He allowed us room to explore for ourselves, to find ourselves." PURSUIT OF THE BISMARCK PURSUIT, by Ludoyic Kennedy. (Viking. $10.) For eight .gripping days in May of 1941 the British Navy prsued and sought to, destroy the Bismarck, the pride ot per many's fleet and, at the time the world's largest warship, It finally did, out only after losing the famous battle cruiser Hood, with a great loss of life, and because of blunders en the part of the German command' as well as a number of bits of luck that allowed the British to be in the right place at the right time. · Ludovic Kennedy s book about that great sea chase and battle is an excellent reconstruction of those eight days, made even more gripping by the fact that the author himself was serving on one of the ships seeking to destroy the Bismarck. Kennedy's book begins slowly but starts to build up momentum as the author fills in detail after detail of the drama thai was developing on both the British and German sides. It culminates in a shattering fi nale which saw the Bismarck sent to the bottom at last while her few survivors "floated about the Atlantic with only life-belts between them and eternity" and then "the cold came to their hands and feet and heads, and one fay one they lost consciousness, and one by one they died." . As he sketches in the major details 'of this sea drama -which by its conclusion had cost the lives of more than 4.00 British and German sailors -- Kennedy also nicely fills in the small touches that remind the reader that these were real battles. He observes that as the British searched for survivors of the sunken Hood they found in the floating debris "a marine's hat wit the number RMB X738 on it" and that as the Bismarck began to go down some survivors gave "three 'Sieg -Heils" while others "sang the national anthem, and then they went over the side." · pi ting home runs, Prohibition came and bootleggers began making money along with' gang sters and in Chicago Al Capon grew rich. Babe never worriet bout his next drink however. The stockmarket rose t 1 dizzying heights as dealers an ordinary men and women go "in the game." Then on Nov 29; 1929, the crash came, fo lowed by the recession and the came the depression that folde up businesses and put million out of work. Babe's America was also th time of the famous trans Atlantic'flight of Charles Lin bergh, the kidnapping of Lin bergh's son and the eleclr cution of the child's kidnapper It was also the days of Ne York's Mayor Jimmy , Walk and his love life'/ the Tea Pi Dome Scandal and many mor event's that made history. Through it all, Babe Rul kept hitting the home runs an living it up. The author has researches talked to survivors and rea reams of copy about the er The result is a. book about reat ballplayer and the era which he lived. Graduates Airman Max A. Pinkerlon Jr., on of Mr. and Mrs. Max Pin- erlon of Fayetteville, has gra- ualed at Keesler AFB,' Miss., rom · the Air Training Com' nand's basic course for electro nics specialists. He will remain THIRTEEN B 1V ACE by Robert Loy (Acc-95 it Keeslar .raining. for advanced Assigned To SAC Sgt. Ronald E. Stiles, son of Clarence E. Stiles of Route 2, Huntsville. lias been assigned to Fairchild AFB, Wash., for duly with a unit ot the Strategic Air Command. Ho Is an aircraft maintenance specialist with the 92nd Organizational Maintenance Squadron. ' THE ETS, cuts) The theft of 13 golden brace els and the slave girls whicl icy arc attached to sends Har 'enver on hunt through the ra aged United States In the yea 989. The United Stales is no longe nited. Now York and Washing on are in ruins, the south Is livided into while and black di- :ie, petty gangs control areas _f New Jersey and Connecticut and the west is referred to as he Wasteland. Hari Is attached to the special jranch of diplomatic protocol, nvesligativc section. When par- Icularly rough Jobs are in the making, he is called. 'The Thirteen Bracelets" is a farcial look at a future in vhich the foreigner is always right. The Mudlr of Chad and his Brothers tell Hari they are com ing with him to hunt for the missing girls and bracelets. They wander about getting in all sorts of trouble. In Connecticut they tangle with a Jewish group, in New York with blacks and in the Pentagon with a crazy acting chief executive who likes to play with trains an Army chief of staff and his men who do their best to kll them. The writing is colorful, the events fast moving and the fi nale is anticipated with delight Completes Training Pvt. William C. Dickinson o Spvingdale, has .completed in [entry training school at th Marine Corns Base, Camp Pen dleton, Calit. ' 1 "the nicest shop in town' 1 August Is Coat Time a t T C 7h» selection is large: suedes, leathers, wool blends and fun furs In the newest styles The time is right: layaway now....be well dressed later. » The prk« ore right, too: a small deposit holcfs your choice in lay-away. i£*N* Outstanding WATERSAVER lets you control wash, rinse water/levels. 4SPEEDS vary wash action to suit fabrics. 5 WATER TEMP, combos pamper all yourwashaHes, 10 CYCLES for non-colorfeat to FEONTPANEL removes for ea^y UNDERUD CHART puts instructions in a bandy spot. MNT FILTER, auto, softener dispenser on agitator. HEAVY-DOT? 3/4-HP motor on swivel mount. GIANT-SIZED to handle large items, big loads. FORECAST IS FRIGHTENING THE PRIVATE FUTURE by Martin Pawley (Random House. S7 95) fn this chilling hook, Martin Pawley takes a quick look at the past, a lingering look at the present, projects what he sees into the future and comes up with a frightening forecast. It is this: "Western society is on the brink of collapse -- not into crime, violence, madness or redeeming revolution, as ma n y would believe -- but into withdrawal. Withdrawal from the whole system of values and obligations that has -historically been the basis of public, community and family life." This -'emerging society of privatized, uninyolved. anti- community individuals," Pawley feels, is due not only to man's desire to have as little to do with his fellow man as possible but in large part to our society's overabundance of consumer goods whose "ostensible functions are in reality subordinate to their overwhelming 'unction as social isolators." The deepfreeze, for example, has resulted in eliminating the necessary daily shopping of the past as well as the social contact it resulted in. Pawley's arguments bolstering his theory of "the emerging pattern of privatization in Western society" are absorbing even though some are not entirely convincing. 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