NMTHWIST AKANSAS TIMII, FÂ«y*fttvlH*, Arkinin, Monday, Mtarefi 10, 1W J Column , Â»t HAL BOTLR pract have New York-(/P)-What kinf has I one of tfc* world's finest collections of covers from razor blade pjckages Why, King Farouk of Egypt. This fez-crowned, rotund nabob of the Nilp has won considerable Notoriety as. one of the last of the royal playboys. His romances, ractical jokes, and roulette losses made him one of the best known of modern monarchs. But little attention has been paid to the serious side of his nature, as reflected by his urge to collect things. Few know, for example, that Farouk has assembled probably the largest private coin collection in existence, -valued at several million dollars. It has never publicly exhibited a* yet. One of the few who have seen it is Hans M. F. Schulman, international dealer in Tare coins who often *does business with the Egyptian throne. A king may be no hero to his valet, but Farouk is one in the eyes of his coin dealer. , . "Anybody who collects co basically has a serious nature," said Schulman. "But King Farouk also is an ardent stamp and match book collector. He also collects arms and armour, books on Egypt and Mohammedanism, and the covers of raior blade packages." The variety of his interests might lead some to suspect he was not so much a collector as an accumulator -- sucr as the late Collyer brothers, who filled a Manhattan brownstonc with refuse ranging from new tin cans to old grand pianos. But Schulman, who has visited the king in his palace, says Farouk is a shrewd and active expert in his hobbies. "After finishing his affairs of state he sometimes retires alone to his room and works over his cgins and stamps until six o'clock in the morning." Schulman added. Like any enthusiastic amateur, Farouk likes to do' his collecting personally. An Amsterdam lady sent him some Dutch, match books rovers and hopefully asked if he had any Cairo match book covers in exchange. ' Instead of handing the matter over to a secretary, the king rounded them up and mailed them to her himself. "If you give him a coin as a present to add to his collection -- a coin worth maybe a dollar or less -- he is happier than a ichoolboy," Schulman-said. But Farouk knows values, and likes a bargain. "His collection of U. S. coins is'fantastic," Schulman remarked. '"The only coin he lacks is a very rare $5 gold piece minted in 1822. One sold several years ago in Baltimore for $14,500---the highest price ever paid for a coin anywhere. "Fai-ouk knew about it . but didn't bid on it" Schulman -was understandably ill at ease when he first called at the palace. The king noticed this at once and said: "Don't be nervous -- you're jus! meeting another customer." According to the coin dealer, Farouk enjoys poker, is a witty conversationalist, and keeps up to the minute on American politics and American slang. "if you ever talk about me on a television program," he said, "be sure and don't follow Dagmar --you won't be able to hold the audience." "Later, after dinner at nlng the $5,000 King Cotton | Handicap, touring the mile and 70 yard course in 1:40.3. This is one-tenth of a second better than the old, record set by Provocative March 4, 1050. 'In the fifth race, Mrs. Emil Doncmark's Kcd Curtice Covered five and a half furlongs in 1:04.4, to shatter a 45-year-old record of j 1:06.1 set by The Bear, March 21, 1907. NAIB Meet Opens; Tech To Play SW Texas Tuesday Kansas Clty.-Wj-Th'e National, intercollegiate. NAIB tournament I --the most rugged test in collegiate] basketball -- Begins a -'-J marathon today with a six-day special award of an Olympic playoffs berth awaiting the winner. The iNational Association of Intercollegiate Basketball's cham- pion'will meet the NCAA titlist .Cairo j n the first round ot Hie Olympi playoffs at. Kansas City March 28. The ultimate NAIB winner has a rough schedule. It will need five victories in one week to nab the title. The championship game will be nlayed Saturday night. Arkansas Tech, the representative from Arkansas, plays its first game against Southwest Texas Slate Tuesday morning. Tech posted a 19-1 mark in its conference play. SW Texas racked up a 25-0 season record in its loop. DOROTHY DIX -- CONTINUED FROM PAGE FOUB they established for their youngsters will ultimately come home to roost. If early training has not included consideration for adults. club, the king gave Schulman a silver cigarette case as a souvenir. He also had a present for Mrs. Schulman--a cigar ' "He has a real sense of humor," explained Schulman. Oaklatvn Season Moves To Third Week Of Racing ' Hot Springs, Ark.-(/P)-A field of three-year-olds representing some of the best known stables at Oaklawn Park took the spotlight today as the third week of the 1952 racing season opened. Twelve horses were entered in the featured five and a half furlong Pine Bluff purse race. ' 1 ( or onc 's superiors in authority Thomas Gray's Hill County, the , and age, such consideration will son of Count Fleet and Up The Hill, appeared the favorite. Others entered fo rthe race are Ruby Corrour, Trouble, Miss Zilt,- Isomur, Steamboat Bill, Goliad, Sky Tiger, A. N. Harlcy, Rolling Time, Courser and Cytchanwin. Two track records fell at Oak- awn Saturday. Henry Forrest's Our Kite scored an upset in win- not be forthcoming to the parent when the cihld himself has reached adulthood. Principles are the result of example and precept. To let a child acquire a reputation for rude behavior, back talk and rowdyism, is to stamp oneself as a disinterested, negligent and indolent parent. Not a very nice achievement, is it? J ell -"01 Â»*/**MÂ»f Srtttttl D*frt*t* Sftrl . . . tor a Spring tonic . . . 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