Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 20, 1952 · Page 13
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 13

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 20, 1952
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Rearmament Program Reported Far Behind Washington - W ) - A S e n a t e * watchdog committee says a "don't diituzb the civilian economy' .polity'" dominates the nation's rearmament program. The result, it tail, his.'been the production ol "(small number of guns and a great amount of butter, with a considerable number of lollipops thrown in." i?,' ; ft,The Senate Armed Cervices Preparedness ; Investigating Committee last night njade public, a ^report of investigations madtl it'starteii work in'.July;'l after outbreak of the Korean War. It', said investigations showed this about the mobilization prograth: "Deliveries on defense hard goods--planes, tanks, ammunition and'guris--had fallen dangerj oiisly behind schedule;''so much so that the"'chances, of reaching, the minimum . preparedness targets within the time set by ; our military planners wiped remote.".: ; ; ; One basic cause ior : this/, the committee.satf,'is "failure,.6f : .our responsible officials" to;.' give weapons needs, top claimton the nation's, industrial capacity. .- And back pf,this the committee fo'urid ' apathy' among some government agencies. "Those responsible for the nation's current rearmament program lack the sense of urgency that has previously goaded Americans into their tremendous preparedness, achievements/' it said. '. rs In Lebanon Beirut - (/P) - Lebanon's lawyers "are on strike against a system that gives ' religious groups · power, to enact! and administer all -regulations jpcrtaining to marriage, di- yorce'and inheritance. . '-.'. ':'.··.'· ' This country's',courts have been idle since January. The lawyers demand that 1 the authority of religious groups over these matters be greatly roduccd. . . ' · . · ; The issue is an explosive cne in ^banon which wai carved out Syria to provide protection for ligious minorities. The last cen- s showed 53 per cent Moslem. iristians and Moslems are di-» dcd into tightly knit sects. Lawyers assail the system of rsonal'itatus lawir-as medieval d cit*;theie instances: arry in ^Lebanonl-5 unless jhe iariges T ! hia' ;religtoh;; jllnce :eyerjr- le mafrjedjln hli : ',owh eligious court. T h e r e aren't nough members of this sect in ie country to set up such an in- itution. The same situation ap- lies to the small group of Leb- nese Bahais. Atheists 'are out of luck. Civil \arriages do' not exist, and they ·ouid have-to acknowledge a re- gious faith in order to marry. Moslems can have four wives. V Christian is limited to one. Some Moslems can: get a divorce by say- ng "I divorce you" three times, ertairi Christians can't get a di- orce lor any reason. Prime Minister Sami'Solh has roposed that compromise legisla- iori be drafted by a commission t lawyers, religious groups and he government. and were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W A Underhtn;'.·,';'.;;·". Residents of West 1 Fork are spreading crushed rock on the streets here. The rack is being furnished by the.county. . . : The Junior 4-H Club ,j : held a aklng contest Monday at the Home Economics Building. Winners were Miss Martha Snyder, frst place in biscuits; Miss 1 Barara Bartholomew, second place o .biscuits; Miss Avis Bartholonew, fint place in muffins; Miss ktartha Snyder, second place in muffins;nd Miss'.Shirley Newlln, Fork flrat place in cake inufflns. ,--, An all-day'meeting' in honor of young people' was 'held l»»t Sunday, at Unchristian Churcti, spqp T jrored byfine Fayettevllle .Central Christian Church. The Hev."John Asbcll preached during the morning, and a basket lunch was served at noon. Young people filled all Sunday School offices. The Rev. Mr. Huckleberry brought the afternoon message., Keer ·» with Ik* (ima--reU Un T.1WU *sBr. . YOU CAN' Mrs.'Bill Harte and'Mrs.'. Lon Jhomas attended a meeting of the Springdale Iris Garden Club, at he home of Mm! Lena Streiibirig Monday. . . · ' ; A mass meeting.will be held Friday flight at.the school to dis- ·uss the possibility of a city water ystem.i' ' ' " Mr. arid Mrs. Mac Kelly and son md granddaughter, Ulysses, and Margaret, attended funeral serv- ces for,'Mr. Kelly's sister, Mrs iled Testament at Westville, Okla. Monday. Henry Loftin has moved to the flalone home. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Winn and children have moved to the Claude Brown home. Several West Fork residents have been attending revival serv- ces now being held at Mofftt, Okla., by the Rev. Dec Smith of Winslow. The 'Presbyterian Missionary Society met Monday, night at the home of Mrs. W. E. Phillips with eight members and three guests present. Mrs. Rebecca Williams led a study of home and .foreign missions. ' The Baptist Missionary Society met at the church Monday night with Mrs. Letha Johns and Mrs. Nellie Garnett -in charge. The group discussed Baptist work in Cuba. At the close of the meeting MrsoNellie Garnett'-terved Cuban coffee. Lt. Jack Carter' of Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and Bud Carter of Oklahoma A. and M. College, Stillwater, spent the weekend with their parents. Floyd Poole, who has been working at McAlester, Okla., was seriously injured last Saturday in a dynamite explosion, it has been learned here. He suffered head and eye injuries in the blast and is hospitalized at McAlester. Mrs. Poole has gone to McAlester to be with her husband. ' Mrs. Bill Shaffer and children of Faycttevilie attendee; services at the Christian Church here Sunday IS THE ONLYSHQKTtNHto JHAJ OfVfS YOU GUARANTEED CAKE INSURANCE FOK Mat THAT AUCTION erything Must Go! Watson's GROCERY Highway 16 East Friday, March 21 T i o Col. John F. Smith, Auctioneer Here Is Your Chance To Get Groceries At Your Price Crisp Iceberg Head Lettuce 2heads25c Tender Young Celery 2 staiksl9c Then Don't Forget Our Wonderful New Line Of Salad Dressings j: Welen J-larrisX)h Fami ly, of. Stilad Dressings ;· . btl. 39c French dressing . btl. . - . . · ' with Chutney Itanian Dressing .btl. 37c with Garlic · am Top . Oil and Vinegar Russian Dressing btl. 37c ORANGES 2 dozen Two oranges moke a glass of, juice. See the glassful'on display. Grapefruit f 0r 29c Large and fresh, just as usual Dozen . . . 29c Btg as saucers -- see for yourself CfMMlMMtf CMHfMy 9G9 YWW CHOICE MEATS . , , v · ' U. S. Choice ' ^ Roast of BeeiF, Ib, . . 73t;i Every bitt tof/tVi* is,. timber ond edible -4 f Accept nothing' less than the best. ' U.S. Choice ,, Sirloin Steak, Ib. . Tender aged beef -- There is a difference ^ Pork Loin RcxiClb. 49c| Young corn fed porkers ; Succulent and flavorful -- Serve with horseradish' Pork Liver, Ib. . ;..29d · ' " ' · ' ' - V -. · Fresh Rainbow .' ' TROUT, each 49 The ^Chocolateer Dad's Favorite Cake Cocoa ond Buttermilk Batter with a Chocolate Mint Icing A Treat For Our Market Feature Bacon Ends and Ptedss Grand for seasoning and there are lots of pieces to fry. 5 Ib. box-79c SAVE ON THESE CANNED ITEMS Brook's Pork and Beans ^ 15c Meeter's -- The Best · · Kraut "W . . . . 15c Donald Duck ' . '; Orange J uice 7 46 oz. 21c I Sweet Potatoes ^ 4 23c i Cheaper than fresh. Whole pieces in syfup * -' : ' . . - · '. · '·*!·!· I Sitroux DINNER NAPKINS cello pkg. lc , These are large ntpkiiu ; ··.V

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