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MturMy, ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^mmn-~* PKt.pnr.tt ArirtnaM M JWM 14, IN* Enfcrtt «t the post office at riyetlevllle, , Arfc, ·» BeCTnn-CliM Mill MUter. __ _j _ _ MKMten or~THE AMOCIATED PKCM Tb*A(loclited Press is exclusively entitled to ' the ii« lor republlcntlon of nil new« dispatches credited' to it or not otherwise credited In 'this piper »nd ilso the local news published herein. Alt" rtlhU of republlcntlon of special dls- , pitahn herein are ilso rettrvtA. iUHSCIIIFTION RATE! · , ·... rrl«n Mill riut In Walhlnfton. Stol HciJArk'tnd Ad«ff county, Oku lon, M«dlifln coun- nt nrtt Mill In «!Unil»i"nilitr ihiiii ihovt: MMUt ._.«.. .-. ....... -' M nunthi ............................. - nthi ...,. ............ ; ......... -- .s - ...... - ...... All mill n»»hle In «dv»nc« !'·«·· JI'S M* Member Audit Burtiu ol Circulation If tbjy miiny high tidw had built nn · tribl«'*aH of Hand" between it i Editor's Note; The TIMES Is glad to open iis 'editorial columns In the members of the Ministerial Alilince, who have agreed to furnish an «dltoriil each Saturday! Views expressed are those of the author. , The Little Pool We are in the midst of the sacred *Lel)ten season. These blessed days bid us , look to the closhiK da.vs'in. the life of Jesus 1 for our lessons for iivjng.-The Gospel of {.John fives us a full picture of the discus- lion of Jesus and His disciples in the "Upper Room" on (he night before His crucifixion, In a high moment of that memora- ble'night. He safd: ' "Abide.in. me, and I in you. As the branch cannot Bear, fruit, by itself, unless it abides In the vine,' neither can you, un.-' .less you abide in me. I.am the vine, you i'iri the branches. He "'ho abides in me, anfll in h h n , . . . bears much fruit;" (Why not read the entire loth chapter of John?) -.%·'· fYonder oil a desolate stretch of ocean flbtich was a stagnant "little pool. Perhaps fa'.storin had hollowed out its bed too far from the ocean for. the tide to reach; Prob- nn impene- lt and the , great ocean, However it got there, there it stood. Month after month it reached up for the cool, fresh'drops of rain. But hav- i?!f tot) little fresh water flowing in, and none flowing out, it had become stagnant --green with scum, and smelly. It was a y. pitiful, desolate ''sight... Then, one day at high tide, there arose _ ttitm at riea, The mighty waves, carried closer by the high tide, began to assault tht wall of sand, bentlng. it slowly apart. Occasionally »; big wave would tap- over th* lop, sending its cool waters into the pool. Finally the work wt»« done--the wall ;of-sand.was washed awiiy. and the nt.ag- tiaiit little pool was restored to contact ;wlth the mighty'oceanj Fresh -waves took tip their task of washing the pool clean of its accumulated filth and .stagnation. Oth- ws began to open for it n channel to the ocean. -_ .- , ; ._; - . . ' - . _ . . '_ _ ·'·. , '· Today the 'pool is 'still there. But it is np'toriger a stagnant little pool. It has learned to abide in the ocean. At each coni- in| of high tide; its purity is restored and continued, It Has learned the secret of freshness, and purity, and joy, and power. It,h§» turned to be a part ol the mighty, surging sea. Its chahhcl is cleat 1 , The strength and purity of the ocean is its own possession. It abides in the ocean; the ocean abides in the little pool. William F. Coolcv, District Superintendent The Methodist Church . ·if- 2 I .· Batista, Cuba's new strong man, has recovered from chickenpox. Wonder if he'll charge the opposition with germ warfare. . Speaking straight from the shoulder is.' okay, but sometimes it ought to originates from a little hfgher up, , A shock restored an eastern man's voice. .Lots of men accomplish the same Jljerely by getting a divorce. 5-Kefauver and Kerr have taken the ives off. Later conies the.rest of the ptev »triip tease. THE WASHINGTON , Merry^Go-Round ·? MRW PIABDON , (Drew Penrton today beflni a neriei of columnn dlMCcttnf the Democratic c«ndidite« far prtnldtnt. The first-in Sen. Robert Kerr At Okl«hom», who next week fic«i hli tint primary Miit In Nebr««ka. Mr. Penrson In also conducting' ri poll of hli readen on the Dttnocntlc candidites. You can participate by addretilnf a postcird to Box 1R52, Washington, D. C.) W»»hln(lon--Three y«»rt «go if anyone hid tcld Senate old-timers that two freshmen eni- tora, Kerr of Oklahoma and Kefnuver of Tennet- ·ee, would be battling It out for the presidency in 1132, tht prediction would hive been called rldlculoui, ; Yet that's exactly whut is happening in Nebraska next Tuesday. Furthermore, in vltw of the need for new blood in the Democratic party, it's htalthy development. And ilhce the xenator from Tennessee hi« been more publicized than the senator from Oklahomtt, here -is · bird's- eye view of the likable, Bible-pounding Bob Kerr who now aspires to the presidency of the United States. Senator Kerr combines a number of rare at- tributtx.-Hc is at one and the same, time the most · pious, one of the most 'powerful, the most genial, arid probably the wealthiest member of the United Slates Senate. He also has « lot of courage--though some people call it g a l l . ' Whether you agree with Bob Kerr 'or not, you can't help liking him. You also have to respect his piety. The fact that he teaches · Baptist Sunday school is not. mere political window- dressing. He takes bin religion seriously. He also takes prohibition seriously, and Is one of the few senators who never serves alcoholic beverages at His table, . - · : , * ' * * The Sunday school teaching senator frnm Ok. Idhoma- has brazenly flouted the Senate's standards of ethics and good conduct. "Senate Rub 12 was set up by senators In'or- der to disqualify any member who has a direct pecuniary Interest In a piece of legislation. · Though the rule Is not compulsory, precedent has .made it customary. And, according to the Senate parliamentarian, it h a s ' b e e n - f o l l o w e d consistently for. many years. Thus, Sen. -Warren Aiistin of Vermont,* now ambassador to the United Nations, disqualified himself from voting on * talc bill because he had investments in tele. Senator Kerr, on Ihc other hand, not only Introduced the Knrr bill which would have had tho'effect of Increasing the price of natural gas .carried in Interstate pipelines, but became ils 'No. I lobbyist. He buttonholed senators, urged, cajoled and demanded that they vote for a bill which stood to make his company several hundred thousand dollars. Finally, nfter the bill was vetoed by his friend, the president, Kerr and *hc attorney for PHIlllps Petroleum,, ex-White House Counsel Clark Clifford, managed to lobby ruling through th* Federal Power Commission which accomplished the same price-hiking endt as the Kerr bill, . * * Yet the senator from Oklahoma had several million dollars of pecuniary Interest directly tied up In his bill to remove the Federal Power Commission's control over the price of natural gas. Kerr owns oil and gas lands valued nt * total of around one hundred million dollars. On this, he unrt his partner, who operate the Kcrr-Mc- Gcc Oil Industries Company, officially reported « IK4D gross Income of $14,1)30,150 with a net Income of $1,218,627. In 194a, their gross income WM IZ,5.18,(139. on which was piild an income tax of only $20.053--due to the generous oil depletion bencfltn given the oil compunies under thf federal tax laws. Kerr's company also has at least four contracts to soil nutural gas In interstate commerce, thus , Immediately bencfitln from the law he battled through Congress. One'is with Texas Gas Transmission Company, one with Southern Natural Oas, ,one with Trunkllnc Gas Supply, and one with El Paso Natural Gas. 'These records are all .on file with the Federal Power Commission. Yet during Senate debate, none of his colleagues challenged the senator from Oklahoma regarding the ethics of his conduct In lobbying for a bill which meant a small fortune to his company,- and which would cost Northern housewives nn estimated $508,- I'OO.OOO.a yenr In increased gas bills. Kerr shook his finger under colleagucs"noses, demanded Ihnt they vote "right," and made himself something of a nuisance; yet none of them ·sked why he did not nbide by Senate rule 12 and nbsialn from voting for his own pocketbook * * * Bob Kerr operates on the theory that If you keep quoting from the Bible often enough and have money and power enough, people will forget certain other things. And this is pretty much what has happened. When the RFC scandals were Investigated last year, the public heard much about a mink coat but nothing about Senator KPIT'S brother, Aubrey. Bob Kerr was sworn In as a U.S. senator In January, l»4». and didn't wall long to put his brother In the job of handling RFC law business In Oklahoma. Brother Aubi-ev took over in F«bru«ry, 194B--jus! one month later. Senators investigating the RFC last year turned up various interesting pieces of patron- ngc, but considerately overlooked--or failed to That Cat Still HM Claws remember--the HFC plum handed the Kerr family. Even President Truman has a kindly memory as far as the genial senator from Oklahoma is concerned. The president said not a Word when the senator and the president's old pal, Chairman Mon Wallgren of the Federal Power Commission, managed to reverse the presidential veto of the Kerr bill. But perhaps this was because the president was so grateful to Bob for being the one senator with courage enough to stand up and be counted in the fight over General MacArthur. Kerr took on MacArthur singlehanded at « timt when public opinion war. strongly for the general. That was the actual beginning of the current Nebraska primary. For it was then that the president first began talking about Bob Kerr as X vice presidential candidate--the real job to which the senator from Oklahoma aspires. Thirty Vein Ago Today FayettevUle Daily Democrat, March 29, 1922) An athletic association including Fayettevllle, Bentonville, Rogers, Sprlngdale and the University of Arkansas High School h«s been organized by the Fayctteville High School coach.' Each school is to give $5 for the purpose of paying for a loving cup to be the property of the school winning the highest score during the season. Annual Engineering Day, one of the biggest events of the University of Arkansas college year, will be climaxed tonight by the annual engineers' dance at the Armory, which has been transformed Into "a little bit of Erin" bv the dance committee. The dance follows a day of many features including engineers' open house with shops, laboratories and all buildings open Jo lh« public. Twenty Yean Ago Today (F«yettevllle Daily Democrat, March 29, 1932) An olcl due note, dated Fayetteville, Ark., Jan. 27, 1S62, has been found among old papers in Jeffersonville, Ga., by Mrs. R. L. Butler. Mrs. Butler writfe: "I ran across in my grandfather's papers an old due note, one dollar made to bearer or note; payable in Confederate notes when $!0, $20 or $50 is presented at Barnard's Drug store. The note is in shape and size of a one dollar paper money bill and was signed by Hoi- comb and Barnard." A licensed auctioneer will hold auctions regularly in Fayetteville on Saturday afternoons. The auctions will be held at the Midget Golf grounds on the Loddle Stone property. Anything for sale will be auctioned. Ten Ye»n Ago Today (Northwest Arkansas Times, March 29, 1942) A series of talks on the "Meaning of Easter" will soon.be given by Fayetteville "ministers in schools of the city. The speakers for the convocation will be announced by the Ministerial Alliance. Eightwn thousand strawberry pickers will be needed in Arkansas between April 20 and May 15, according to announcement made by the director for Arkansas of the United States Employment service. Pay will start t three cents per quart, and housing or camp space, and wood and water will be furnished free to the pickers. ·» ' Questions And Answers Q--Who owned the first dinner fork in America? A--Governor .lohn Winthrop, of Boston. Q--Has anyone reached the top of Mount Everest? A--No. Q--Why is spider silk used in making precision instruments? A--Spider silk Is noted for its strength, fineness and elasticity and hence has been found eminently suitable in microscopes, telescopes, telescopic gun sights, and surveyor's transits. Q--When and where was the first U. S. public-high school opened? A--In 1821. in Boston. Theyll Do It Every Time *.«. By Jimmy Uatlo SO-CCWES THE M6UT OF THE WNCE- /4NP OUR HEROES SPEND XLL THEIR TIME IKO MOttTHS, ESCHE4D AHD' /HOUJMILL TALKED OF HOT»\HS BUT THE SCHOOL D4JJCE-- VMOOHKA WB4RATUX? l*T» (30 (TTAS - SY THCREtL 8C PIQtTY KXlU'S- W CUTE CMICK5 ,, XMGOHHA 7 IMPPy MORN* WHO- HAVE CvERX , . AT THE RED HWJOCR.'A KCTTUE- WT R4CKET THE J,. I ! XXVI J U V E WHEELER had her seeonc wind. "I would mean Dave Sladen. Messy little character ! Not that I think Sally would have i gone for eitner Dave or Ames i Warburton, In the final analysis :' She's got too much inborn common ' sense. But she isn't doing any: thing about herself. She's turnec ' down goodness knows how many, .'for one reason or pnother. Now : she's just drifting. And that's bad · But . . ." ! "Along came Orth?" i "Yes." Her eyes, full on mine m|de me think of machine guns. j"You came along. 1 don't think ! you're worth a hoot, but I'm on I your side. I only hope you're not : playing arouiid. If that's it, Jim ]Orth, you'd do everybody i big 'favor just to get out Sally's too 'fine, too swell. . . . " ; She broke it off as if struck by a bullet. Broke It off and stepped · back, dropping my hands.hastily. 'She took that precaution a little ·'late. . The shocked sibilant gasp from ithe doorway hid been smothered, but Imperfectly. The echo of it seemed to risp, strangely, around the billiard room. Then there cime a swift soft 'sound, a pitter, as of hurrying 'feet. I 1 wheeled, ran to the door. The 1 hallway outside was deserted. I The evening begin very nicely, deceptively nicely. We had · su- Iperlative dinner and then we. ill | cut, high men In, to see who would i play bridge. I fished n trey out j of Ihe deck; Sully drew i five. j That eliminated us, is the others drew higher cards. Which meant (hit Kve Wheeler, Dnve Sladen, Jack Dumont ind Marney Crivith would stay put. So I begin trying lo figure ways ·nd means of drawing Sally iway from this erewd. I fiv* up trjrlnf lo lure 8«lly out By. subtle methods. "Listen, 1 I said into her ear, as the others were getting set for combat, "let's kibitz for a "decent interval. Then --well, I leel like singing in the rain." "I don't think you can sing · note," Sally whispered back. "Bui I might listen . . . in thf rain." We kibitzed for five minutes, After thit 1 ought her eye and we mutually deemed the moment propitious. She got up, gave Cri- vath a maternal pat on the side of the head. 'Watch it Uncle Marney," she cautioned. Suddenly a rough, strident voice came booming down the hallway. "I've got something to say and I'd like to see you or anybody else stop me, . . . Take ynur hands off me, you fool. Okay! You asked for it ind you'll get It Just like that!" · · · 'THE sound of a smart slap «nd a shocked little cry mingled with the echo of it. Then footsteps pounded determinedly on the stairs. For a second our group in the living room seemed caught in · kind of frozen silence. All but one member. Jack Dumont swept back ttls chair and rocketed to his feet. He w«s In time to Intercept Dolly is she cime lurching through the doorway. 'H«ve you gone completely mud?" he snapped, grabbing her arm. Dolly Dumont may not hive een mad, but she wis definitely Vied lo the eyeballs. She wore I ow-cut blick sheer, i henvj (old r«celei and matching eirrlnii, she was rouged to the nines, hind heivjr probibly «nrt eyes uncer- iln when she'd slipped the stuff on. There was still · bandtge nround her head, smaller tnin the one In which she's been iwithed he previous day. On Dolly's h*el«, minced Nurt* Burroughs, hMklai trtfhtened M* apologetic. One side of her face was a blotchy red. "I--I couldn't do i thing with her," she began, to Dumont. "She simply wouldn't listen." "Shut up!" Dolly wheeled on the nurse, green eyes blazing. "And get out of here, .you pussyfooting, rubbersoled hag. Jack Dumont, take your hands off me too. Or you'll get what she got." Dumont didn't heed the warning. He slid an arm around her waist, tried to turn her back toward the hallway. VDolly! You're making a fool of yourself." She spun like an ingry cat in the semi-circle of his arm. A hand flashed up. Vivid nails tore three red gashes in Dumont's cheek. Dumont swore involuntarily and pushed her away. He stepped back, whipping out a handkerchief. Dolly grasped the edge of the card table with both hands ind leaned over it. Her eyes were like green Ice. "Think you can stand up and face me, Eve Wheeler?" JWERY eye in the room raced to Eve. S.he sat very still and composed. "I don't know what you mean, Dolly," she said quietly. The table shook beneath Dolly's straining excited grip. "Well, I'll tell you. Killing that poor kid wasn't enough, was It? Not enough lo satisfy a spoiled, rich harpy like you. You start in, with the Warburton boy scarcely cold, to work on another kid. 1 saw you draping yourself ill over him in :he billiard room. Any man's your melt, young or old." Eve opened her mouth iftln, but only i horrified little gup came from It. Dolly herself broke thit cricking silence. She let loose another orrent, the wiy · prizefighter does when his opponent is on the rope« and groggy. "But, of course, it's nothing new ;o you. This Isn't the first time you've killed somebody. You've nd experience. Yon gel them Tizy about you, leid them on,. Sometimes you even mirrjr them, knowing that It'll list Just n long n you want It to," (1* By HAL BOYLK New York-(/Pj-Leaves from an oddity almanac: · Tryinf to find ( p l a c e to park your ear isn't the biggest drawback to living in.* big city . Sinils trouble is . .'.So says Dr. J. Thompson Stevens, a New York specialist . . ' . ' H e , estimates that sinus infections afflict four out of five people who'live in towns of 25,000 or .more population , No wonder the country smells nicer . . . Speaking of smells, did you know perfumes once were ranked in value with gold? . . . . An old Roman maxim advised, "Never letve your perfumes or wines to your heir . . . Administer these yourself and let him have your money." . . . If your wife would like to make her own perfume, there is a formula-- in the Bible for what came to be known as "the Holy perfume" . . .' The ingredients: sweet spices, stacte, onycha, galbanum . . . But just try to get your neighborhood druggist to fill that prescription today. . . . * * * Male versus female department: There really .are only-.15 million licensed women .automobile drivers in America . . . If the average male hiotorist (there are 45 million) thinks he has to dodge more than that number on an ordinary Sunday rido, it is just his imagination . . . Do women really drive better than men? . . . Well, the Standard. Oil'Company of New Jersey reports that surveys show women are less skillful but more, careful- behind the wheel . . . A laxicab driver's rejoinder: "Yeah, they drive so slow and ; .cautious they cause everybody else to get into accidents." .... What's-wh»t-in-science: A kind of trans-oceanic television isn't too far away . . . A scientist for the General Electric Company says event* ca« be phototrlphed in Europe, the film transmitted, here by radio facsimile «nd telecast to your home in a mititr of hours . . . The acid test will b? to see whether they .can flash the picture of a new French cabinet over here before it is thrown out of office, j ... Nature department: S o m e o n e has found out'that the new chlorophyll-derivative deodorants will cure even dogs of body odor and halitosis . .. This is bad-news for rabbits . . .'Chlorophyll is'found in green plants ... And from now on near-sighted bunnies are likely to mistake a hunting dog for a four-legged lettuce patch . . '. How long are we going to .go on confusing the animal world? ... We pause for reply. ... * · * · Fncts - and - figiires-for-people- ivho - like-to-win - barroom bets: Bet you didn't know that the world's tallest tree .is a California redwood 304 feet high (not quite enough to. provide shade for Texas) . . . That tunesmith Cole Porter designs 'his own neckties . . That spider threads are reaUy cables, not just single strands, and spider silk Is finer and stronger than that spun by silkworms . ... That there are 31 moons in the solar system . . . That-most states don't have a specific law against cannibalism . . . But other statutes in force don't encourage it.. Hopeful future'notes: Scientists successfully germinated two lotus seeds estimated by archaeologists lo be 50,000 years old ... Maybe this will lead to a way to make 40-year-old night club playboys grow up. . . . The almanac weather forecast: Political storms will afflict all parts of the United States, accompanied by verbal squalls reaching a peak intensity early in November. Clearing and sunny the'rest of the year. Dear Miss Dix: My worry is my daughter. She is married to a xvonderful husband, who works hard and is a cood provider. They have one child, a year old. My daughter, however, is so obsessed with keeping her house in immaculate order that she is in a constant stale of irritation from overwork. Her husband owns a store, and hasn't much time to he home; when he is with her, she is continually complaining about t h e amount of work she has, yet she won't let up th* least bit. I'm afraid that her nagging, coming at-him when he, too, is tired from a hard day's work, will result in trouble between them. I live alone in my own house,, and »m perfectly content. I visit my daughter .frequently,, and would like to help, .but no one does work to please her. My son- in-law would like me tb live with them, but I prefer not to. It seems to me, since she makes ruch a project out of keeping a house, that she'd, be better off In an apartment. Mrs. M. N. T. Answer: You very accurately foresee the danger ahead if .your daughter continues to put housework before the welfare of her family. Many women have t h e same compulsion to maintain an apple-pie home at the expense of family relationships, and seldom do they change. Of course a smaller house, or an apartment, en* tails less work and would give a housekeeper more time for rest and relaxation. Husband Needs Peare When a husband returns home from a hard day's work, the thing he would most like to find is a quiet, peaceful home. Women, by this time, are pretty well educated to the fact that Daddy should not be met at the door with a tale of Junior's latest delinquencies. They have, not been so quick, however, In realizing that housework should be over--at least put aside--in order to give the breadwinner a peaceful evening. Thert is absolutely no virtue in a woman working herself to death just for the pleasure of basking in the limelighl of martyrdom. She neither deserves nor should receive sympathy. Furthermore, in spite of her own beliefs, she is j not a good housekeeper--and much less is she a homcmaker. A good, really efficient housekeeper keeps her home in good order, clean, tidy, without fanfare or exhaustion. The frantic scrubbing to which neurotic women are addicted simply indicates a fanatical obsession with one phase of housekeeping, while all the others are neglected. Maintaining a successful home, as I have said many, many times before, calls up every resource the modern woman has at hand. A successful housewife combines the best characteristics of cook, seamstress, decorator, nurse, secretary, treasurer, diplomat a n'd civic worker/Allotting to each job its own percentage of effort instead of spending all one's energy on a scrub brush is what makes a well-adjusted, balanced ^'o-nan of the house--a wife and mother who is really doing; a good job. You are right lo keep your own- home, and to turn down Ihe kind invitation to share your daughter's polished premises. You would never be at case in the house, and would yourself become an object of daughter's irration. Continue your visits and lend a hand wherever possible;, more than that I'm afraid you cannot do. Playtime Antwer to Previous, Puiili" . HORIZONTAL : 1 Popular , playtime i device , 7. Children love ' these 13 Type of cat 14 Italian : condiment 15 Aphrodite's beloved myth.) It Beast 17 Rosary (ib.) 18 Broken piece of pottery 20 City In The Netherlands 21 Penetrite again ' 2.1 Indolent 28 Prophetess 2» Wive top 31 Rely 33 Children like to it playgroundt 3li Networks It Short cuti 3» Vipers 40 Stronf current 42 Modem (ib.) 49 Plif u* (comb, form) 4S rootltk* part 41 Ascended ·'.INuslctl ^ Interval 93 Arid spot 94 Any If . pliytlme 55 Enclose 96 Expunftd VERTICAL 1 European ·Inlng district ' I Within 3 Self-esteem (pl.) 4 Scion 5 Get up 6 Cleanse: 7 Begin 8 Rover 9Wurttemberg fcm.,, ^measure yfjgfc 11 Graduate (ab.) 25 Impose by 12 Bargain event authority 19 One (Scot;) 27 Hardens 21 Playgrounds are a popular summer 22 Iterate 23 Interstate commerce commission ab.) 24 Monotonous 28 Cut off short 30 Mounted policemen 32 African cony 34 European gecko 37 Doctors (ib.) 38 Bristly 41 Finer : J! 42 Manufactured 43 Biblical name 44 Flat circular plate 46 Go by 47 Bacehinils* · cry 48 Dispatch 50 Large body of witer , $2ChlneM A pagodi «

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