Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 26, 1952 · Page 5
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 26, 1952
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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMIS. tayMMviU*. Arharaw. MMflM4«y, Mardi M, IfW Goium* By HAL BOYLB New York -(/Pi- Stray thoughts at * new video fan: A new form of exercise in the American home is getting up to answer the telephone oniy to discover it isn't your own phone ringing--it's the phone on a television program. It gives you a sheepish feeling but on the other hand it also gives a man a good excuse at least for 'not answering his own phone at all. · · * * * Television is credited with building.up a national public for several political figures. But 'this little view box can destroy as well as build. And isn't this already becoming evident? . The American people love a hero, but the glamor of a hero who talks too often and is seen too much soon wears thin. People weary of him. Fart.of the success of Franklin D. Roosevelt's famous fireside chats lay in the fact he - didn't.make one every day. Are some statesmen already making- the mistake of inviting themselves too often into American living rooms via the television screen? It is a thought that must cost them considerable soul-searching, because it is a long time between now and November. The political epitaph of some candidates may be this: .' "I voted against him because I was. just plain tired, of seeing his face, 'ana couldn't stand, the idea of looking at it for another four years." The trouble of using television as an electioneering medium is that even the wisest speaker, the most veteran campaigner, doesn't realize the point at which he may · begin' to bore more people than ' he interests. · * * Television is without doubt the biggest entertainment b a r g a i n since the free .shows the ceasars put on in the Coliseum at Rome. Mediocre as many of -the programs are, the average man, whatever his interests or educational level, can find 10 to 15 hours of entertainment worth his attention. The programs would be even better if as much time, talent and effort were put into them as are put into the commercials. That is why more and more thoughtful viewers · prefer the artful and tuneful commercials to the drab programs that.-precede and follow them. Maybe., the answer is for the sponsors to concentrate even more on the commercials and drop the programs altogether. My small god-daughter no longer looks at the programs. But she drops her toys and comes running to watch-the commercials. They're more exciting. * · * . Much has been written about the effect 'of television on children. But how about exploring its impact .on housewives 'and household pets? My own wife, for example, hasn't darned a pair of socks or sewn a button on rny clothes since our set arrived. "I've got TV eyes," she explains. "Just can't see to thread a needle any more." As to household pets, a friend of mine who owns a cat had to give up television in her home altogether. "I haye .to choose between it and my cat," she said. "My cat was jealous. Every time I turned on television she attacked the set- and tried to scratch it to death." On the other hand I have heard of another lady whose cat likes to sit and stare at the television set all day. Doesn't care about any particular program, but wanders about the house, restless and unhappy, 'until the set is switched back on. I have also been-told about a dog that whines unless the video screen is tuned to a Western movie. "The only way I can figure jt out is that he is a city dog," said the owner, "and it is only by looking at Western movies that he ever gets to see trees." : On The Radio New York-(;P)-On the air tonight--Wednesday: NBC--7, Halls of Ivy; 7:30, Great Gildersleeve; '8 Groucho Marx quiz; 8:30, Big 'Story; 9, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Silent, Men; 9:35, Meredith Willson. CBS--7, Big Town; 7:30, Dr. Christian; 8, Red Skclton; 8:30, Bing Crosby. ABC--7, Mystery Theater; 7:30, Top .Guy drama; 8, Rogue's Gallery; 8:30, Mr. President; 9:30, Documentary on U. S. S. R. MBS -- 7, Musical C o m e d y , Lauritz Melchoir; 8:05, Out of the Thunder, science; 8:30, Family Theater. Only Laying In Private Supply New York-OP)-Two men onto a truck .loaded with 483 cases of whiskey--worth about $40,000--and drove off yesterday as its driver was getting his papers checked in a warehouse. The truck was found six blocks away. Sixty-two cases were missing. Rhee Winks At Retirement Pusan, Korea -(/P)- P:esident Syngman Rhee, on his ', 7th birthday, said today: "I would like to retire to make way for young and able men." But he didn't say he would not seek re-election in June. Greater Farm Production Needed, Changes Seen Washington --(IP)- Disappointing crop planting prospects have raised the question of whether the government should change 'some of its farm policies to encourage greater production and .to conserve supplies. · An Agriculture Department survey last week indicated that crop acreage will be smaller than las' year, despite Secretary Brannan's- call for larger plantings Brannan said the survey points to a "serious" livestock feed situation which is likely to result in smaller supplies in meat, eggs and milk..' · · . - · · · · Farm circles, have been debat- ihg possible steps to get a larger "acreage.. Concern'. over declining farm prices and. labor shortages Were said to be factors holding down planting .plans. Several Sucrestioiis Suggestions being discussed, by farm leaders, in and out of government include: 1. Higher farm price supports. Most items' - h a v e government price aid support at 90 per cent of parity. Parity is a standard for measuring farm prices, declared by law to be equally f a i r to farmers and those who buy their products. Brannan is opposed to higher supports. There is talk of possible congressional action boost- inn support rates. 2. Removal of ceilings or.threats of ceilings from farm products. The American Farm Bureau Federation contends price controls are discouraging production. .3. Extending price supports to hogs. They have not been supported since 1950. Prices have dropped to 80 per cent of parity--a level at which many farmers say they can not make ends meet. As a consequence, production prospects are down. Refuses Supports Those advocating hog supports point out that hogs consume the bulk of the corn supplies. They say there is an incentive to grow irn only when hog prices are good. Brannan refuses to support hogs because he dislikes the method available to him -- government purchase and removal of pork supplies from the consumer market. He says it would, result in losses and waste, lie would support hogs if he could use production payments, but congress has turned thumbs down on this method. 4. Deferment of more farm youth,, from military service to ease the labor situation. 5. Reduction of exports of grain, which now is being shipped abroad at near-record rates. 6. Halting sale of government- owned grain 'and- holding it for possible future emergencies. The latter action might well cause corn prices to go up considerably--a development which would be frowned upon by anti- inflation officials. As long as government grain is available, it ex- ercises t stabilizing effect on prices, ". ' . - . . - . ; Whether any policy cha'riges 1 wiU be is- uncertain: But to Influence spring plantings, any made would have to be announced-soon Make mealtime refreshment time Wherever you go, ice-cold Coke is almost always at your elbow. It belongs beside your plate, too. Enjoy it right from tho frosty bottle. IOTHIO UNBII AUTHOIITV OP THI COCA-COU COMMNT IT FAYITIVIUI COCA-COU lOTTUNO COMPANY, Phm* 1400 O "». THI COCt.COlA COMPAMf Uruguay Attractive Resort With Many Parks, Avenues (This is one of a series Ed Vandeventer" is writin:;' oh ;his trip through South America.) By ED VANDEVENTER Montevideo--Flying over t h e River Plate from Bunoes Aires you see two buildings towering 'above, this city. One is the cathedral with a height of 133 feet, two wide turrets flanking it and with a dome on top. The'I'ala'-io Salvo has a main building -12 stories high, surmounted by a tower of 14 stories. These two buildings may be seen for many miles. · · Most of the city is modern. Wide avenues and tree-lined streets criss-cross the city. Large ' open spaces, parks and gardens add to its charm. ' This'delightful capital, of Uruguay has a population of 350,000. As the plane trip 'consumes only 45 minutes, from the millions of people in Buenos Aires it is something like going from Chicago in an airliner to Kansas City, From the airport you ride along lovely beaches to the Hotel Nogaro. Not only is Montevideo a fashionable summer resort and the home now of many conservative, wealthy Argentines who found the going too rough at home, but it is also a point of departure for numerous seaside resorts along the Atlantic shoreline to the east. Plaza Is Social Center La Plaza · Indcpendcncia, a square park surrounded by colonnaded buildings, is the center of social life. A fountain plays at every corner and in the center of the plaza is a statue to Artlgas, a .Uruguayan patriot, who with the aid of several Argentine provinces, maintained a free country from 1814 to'1820. When the Portuguese captured Montevideo this hero had to flee to Paraguay. . The Brazilians were defeated In 1827. Then ' Great Britain interceded and both Argentina and Brazil relinquished all claim to Uruguay. So this beautiful plaza was built in celebration of independence day, which was declared August 27, 1828. The Musncm of Natural History and the fine Solis Theater are in this square. The Ministry of the Interior is on the south side. Visitors get an inspiring panoramic view of the city from the roof of the Polacio Salvo, fl short way down the Avenida' 18 de Julio (avenue of the JBtli of July). Calle Serandi, the main shopping street, goes west from the plaza through the old town to the port. Plaza Constitucion, the oldest square in Montevideo, is only a short distance west of Plaza In- dependencla. A river flows through the park Al Prado. Grottoes, lakes, trees, rolling lawns make the setting the world's most magnificent rose garden. More than. 1'50 varieties are planted here. Another famous rose garden -is located In the largest and most popular* piazza .known as Parquc Hodo. An amusement pin-it, on open air theater and an artificial lake ure here. Gondolas, canoes unci inotorboats move jiounu liio many islands. · j Many I'arks, Statues . 11 f should descr.ue all the pretty parks, attractive buildings a n d imposing statues* you would noi have any space in the Tlivl^S ioc ucws. Certainly the most imposinB group is "the cuvereu wayon." u :. not ruiscd, Eiut set on lim ground and shows three yokes · of o:;cn drawing a wagon. A stadium, nearby, has n scaling caimcjly w llli.OOU. international l u o l o a l l matches are pliiyeci i,crc, but not like the games you watch ueiwei'u the Jtazoruacks and Vexas tcums. Nino buthlng bcncnea ore strclcn- cd nlong tho \vatcTirunt, with a magniikeut t road lurmsninu thu way for tram and bus lr;in.sijorty- tion. Some of the finest raids In South America are nere in Uruguay-- covering more than 4,^00 miles. All lead into Montevideo. ' Among sports, tnoso played oil the Wi'itL-r arc the most popular. Four large swimming clubs, ;ind many rowing clubs have line buildings. . · There are t w o ' l u x u r i o u s club houses for members of the yachting clubs, and it seems that everyone here must own a ; yacht, j never saw so many sailboats on one body of water us I was riding from the airport to the K o t c 1 Nogaro. 'Budget-Cuffing Drive Passes Billion Dollars Wucblngton-yrj-The Housa bud- :el-cutlinn drive paused the bll- ion-dollur mark toda.v and a $492,494,763 interior Department npproprialion bill was set up as the next target. Already trimmed from President Truman's requested $828,001,800 Kee. up with the llmm--rod the TIMES dilly. by the AppropfWiflW Commlttfft the Interior rn«aiurt'o!f«rtd JlHUi opportunity for htavy : itatWat It Ij scheduled for · final vote to- . morrow »'ff«T deb»t« thU ifUr- noon. : . : \. . 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