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April 23, 1952

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 6

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fr NOtTHWm ARKANSAS TIMB, »«»«tt«»IH«, AffceHML WtWmMcy, April 2), 19S2 tower Clothing Ami Shoe Prices Seen For Fall As Wool, Cotton And Hides Decline Br SAM DAWSON New York-W)-Famllles fighting i battle of'the budget are being nised further savings in shoes ind clothing. · Pricei of most spring lines arc down from last fall and the new lists for next fall now being announced show even further cuts. This follows the drop of raw wool to below pre-Korcan levels, arid the drop since January of ^vorsted fabrics to about pre-Korean levels. Thew cuts will show up!;In suit* next f a l l - a n d spring, reflecting the time lag between the mill' and the store. But siilt makers warn that the rise in labor and other costs .will' keep suits from following wool nil the way ·back to pre-Korean · prices. Retail -prices ot cotton textiles haVe dropped In the past year, and may continue on the downward side for.some months, according to Louis M. .Bernstein, merchandise administrator of Mary's New York store. He tells the Association of Cotton Textile Merchants of New York, however, thai, textile prices at the mills should now be arounrt the bottom and the second half of this yenr should see some firming In .prices. , Shoe prices reflect the worldwide slump in the price of hldel --one of the sharpest declines of atny commodity. Some hide prices arc th* ISwMt since'the spring of 1941. · - . · · " ' " · Bales Gomt ; ':-·: Merchants report pre-E a s t e r ahoe sales good tills year. Sales usually drop off after Easter. .But ifnany in the trade expect'a plbk- itp. in both the making and sale of Shoes later in : thc season, rlm-o inventories are reported low. One thoe: jobber says he Is buying fall lines · of children's and misses' shoes at 20 to 25 per cent below year-ago prices. A maker of men's work shoes announces a five per cent price cut, his fourth reduction in 15 months. A moccasin maker, his spring line priced $1 n - p a i r .lower at retail, says sales are running 75 per cent ahead of a yrar ago. But a maker of women's novelty shoef, who is making another Mrtall price cut at wholc'jalr, doubts If the merchants will pass ] It on at retail. He notes that retail profit , margins have born Come In and See Us Aboiif Our Eaiy Poymtnt Plan On IU-Mod«ling Your Horn., luildinfl Now Garof · Chicken HauM or Milk torn*, tte. ALSO W« Hov. Old and N«w Philco Rtf rigiroton ·MF»«H««ri Clifton lumber Co. '. Wart Nrk, Ark shrinking and thinks merchants will need the saving for themselves. Noting a rise In store expenses, the National Detail Dry Goods Association says 1951 retail net profits were 1.3 per cent below 19SO. The profit of 2.4 per cent on Ihe sales dollar was t h e . lowest since 1039. And many a merchant Is losing sleep trylnjj tn figure how to restore his profit margin. Actor Louis Calhern Finds Writing Letters To Important People Cure For Boredom By BOB THOMAS Hollywood-(/!')-Are you bored, listless, III at case? Then write a letter, "advises Louis Calhern. But don't write your Aunt Hbr- tcnce or your mother-in-law, the actor adds. Write to the president of U. S. Sieel or the queen of England. ' "It's sort of a hobby of mine," the actor explained. "1 got darted with it when I was touring with plays. 1 was bored with having nothing to do in the evenings, So I .began writing letters. "I happened to own a few shares of : stock.In the Standard OJ1 Company of California, so I wrote the firm a letter, giving a few helpful - hints on how to run the oil business. Oddly enough, I got a reply in the same vein .as riiy letter. That got me started. "1 wrote another oil company, asking If they hud ever heard of a blue-eyed Indian' named Glassy Tongue. 1 told them -this Indian came into my favorite speakeasy back In the 20's, He said he had lots of oil land In Oklahoma and wns'going to mnkc a deal with Standard Oil." But he took such n liking to all of us In the speakeasy thai he let. Us cash in otlr life saving and get In on the deal. I Said 1 hadn't seen him sliicc. . "The company wrote back that It would keep an eye out for any blue-eyed''Indian named Glassy Tongue." far the past few years, Calhern has been penning such letters to corporations and famous person- AB Impertinent* It's ah Impertinence on my part," he admitted, "hut the results, have .been very amusing. Sometimes the companies will answer me with a form letter. But very often the president of the. company will take the trouble to write me." The,fastest results came from a letter to Calhern's boss, Dorc Senary. Calhern wrote the MGM heed about building up his part jn "Mr.l.Corigressrnan/; and Btig-, gtiHed the picture could he Ve- titlcd, using the name of Calhern's character. Five hours later a reply came from Schary. Among other things, the producer said, "our makeup tnon can do wonders with Cnihcrn. They even make him look as young as 82 In 'The Magnificent Yankee." "At present 1 am writing the chairmen of the Democratic and the Republican National Committees/' the actor continued. "I am describing .to them the qualities which the nation will demand in a presidential candidate. In each case, the inevitable choice leads to. Calhern." He'also has written the postmaster general with the news t h a i more people liked iJlnk stamps han purple ones. He urged the printing of more pink stamps. Calhern deplored the current decline In the art of letter writing. "People are too busy watching television end doing other things to wrlie letters any more." he re marked, shaking his .lead. "Th deprive themselves of a great de of pleasure, and history will la nn Intimate commentary on ou times." Mogers Hornsby, now managir the St. Louis Browns, twlds th National League record for mo "grand ulnm" homers. He hit 1 during his-senior circuit pliy. Not white, not wheat, not rye but a flavor blend of all three-- Jungo'i Roman Meal Bread. 11-U-t No Sign Of Sabotage Found In Outbreak Of Anthrax By OVID A. MARTIN ' W a s h i n g ton-(/h-Dr. B. -T. SimmK, chief of ihr: Agriculture Department'/; Bureau of Animal Industry, s;iicl yesterday the government hsrl found nn evidence that gabotafie was involved in recent outbreaks.of anthrax among livestock. Some of the outbreaks among hogs in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois h»v« been traced to commercial feed given the-animals. The feed' contained bone meal which had been imported from Belgium. This led to rtpcculptlnn, Simms ::sid, that enemy agents might have planted the disease in the Imported bone meal. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as other government agencies, checked the possibility. But nothing has been found to support any such belief. Nevertheless, proposals Ti a v e born advocated by some slate veterinarians ihnt the federal government restrict the importation of bone meal to prevent possible sabotage. Simms said his bureau has not yet been able to ascertain whether the imported bone meal or some domestically-produced -feed was the source of the disease. He said the United .States itself has many sources of anthrax Infection. Soils in wide areas of the country arc infected with the disease spore arid grazing animals often contract the illness if they arc ~not vaccinated. Bones from domestic animals which die of the disease often are processed into meal. If fed to livestock such meal could cause infection. The disease can be spread many other ways--by wild boasts that eat carcasses of animals killed by the disease, for example, and by ^r^s % GALLON Vanilla lei (rum 6k Hollend Bros, letkor Maim Remember! r"' Pick up a handy six-bottle carton of Coke --be ready to serve refreshment to family, hospitality to friends. MTIIIB UNMI Avrnoinr Or mi cAe«-eou «o»f»Hr IT ·AVfifcviui COCA-COU sonimo COMFANV, MMM 1400 · · ·'. 0 IM. W C8C».«M« COHFAMT ««.i ; · · _ ' ..* introduced the rhythm band of grades two and three, with Gary John as conductor. The band played four numbers, ending with 'A march for the first grade to enter with a playlet, "A Birthday Wish," which .was written and pro- ilucwi in costume by the first traders supervised by Mrs. Irene StcvVart, teacher. A dress ehoW was presented by Mrs. Clara Halloway's home economics class, featuring garments completed this semester, Ted Doke modeled a dress worn by Mrs. Halloway 2S years ago, and O. L. Tanner demonstrated in costume the proper technique for a majorette. Mrs. T. L. McKnlght installed the following officers for 1952-83: Jona Cantrcll, president; Mrs. Norene Reed, vice president; Mrs. Irene Stewart, secretary; and Mrs. Alice Baker, treasurer. Ray Recd,.presi- dcnt, spoke on "Decisions racing Us." Mrs. Irene Stewart's first grade had the largest number of parents present. * * · Delcsates to the District Student Council meeting Friday in Fort Smith were Roger Smith, Wanda Watcrson, and Reginri Fine. They were accompanied by their class sponsor, Mrs. B. B. Woods, West Fork was elected as the secretary- treasurer school. * * * Miss Shirley Newlin, Margaret Williams, Tommy Bartlet and Coralec Clifton, and Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Woods and daughter, Beverly, attended Yates Camp hear Fort Smith Friday night and Saturday. Roger Smith, Wanda Wat- crson and Regina Fine also attended. Delegates and pastors were also present from Presbyterian churches in Ozark, Clarks- villc, and Springdale. * * * Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Garnelt have sold their liomc to M. Knox of Clovls, N. M. A combined Royal Service and The West Fork Thursday evening birds and flies. Simrns sold closlnp the door to imports of bone mcnl would not [ business meeting of the Baptist assure formers protection because | Missionary Union was held Friday " the many possible domestic Dmt'l Suftr Another MhluM What ever year skin trouble mir he. -Hni to feet Safe for children. of the many sources of the disease. Only about 10 per cent of the imported supplies arc used in livestock feed. Most of It is used in industry. West Fork l l c h i n g P.T.A. met the school ! Sold in F«T«tteTill« br Quaket. gymnasium. After the business RicktHi. and Fny«lttTill« DruJ Kession Mrs. Margaret Simpson Sle»«? or your hometown druggist. evening In the church with Mrs. Henry Johns and Mr«. T. 2. Garnett a* program leaders. The program was on the Hawaiian Islands. Fifteen persons were present, · « · Miss Erma Lee Garnett and Miss Betty Garnett of Wichita, Kan, arrived Saturday evening to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Garnett. · * · Mrs. Ellen Hanshew left the ho»- pital Sunday and Is spending a |f*w days with her brother and I sister-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Clint Shook, in Fayetteville. * * · Bud Underbill and Bon, Billy Joe, of El Paso, Texas, spent Saturday and Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Underbill. * * * The Sunbeam Class of the Baptist Church met with Mrs. Wanda Noles Saturday afternoon. Four members and the teachers were present. · * * Mrs. Elbert Robinson was hostess to 17 little friends of Rita Jones for' a party Saturday afters. noon honoring Rita's fifth-birthday. Ice cream and cake were served, and games were played. Jack L. Garnett left Thursday afternoon for New York to join his company, which is being shipped to the European command. Mrs. Presley Askew is ill, and Mrs. L. A. Garnett.has been substituting for her as teacher in the West Fork School. . Who Gives Green Stamps? We Do! McKMhan'i Fabric Ccnltr II tut fntu Johnton's Paint and Wallpaper Slot* It North Block St. Hilton Bret. Drir»-in Furnitun Store Hw T . 71 North Town ,1 Campus MEN'S WEAR Oiark Thtattt Bldj. loner Iroa. She* Store* South SUe Square Fairway Grocery 411 N. College Glenn'i Dairy (Hau» to housi Phont 660-W-4 Ozark Ctoamra 101 North Block St. Harlan't Service Station Frlehdlr Ouli Station 11 North College McRoy-McNoir F«r«lttTille Printing Co. Retail Store CASH Sales Only Rita'i Beauty Saloni Phont 15S5 or 999 'Phillip* Motor Co. 620 North College Moore's Gift Shop 25 North Block Si. Fairway Hardware 290 Mill Si. Waggoner's Bofcery 101 Welt C.nttr St. Quaker Drug Star* 22 Eut Ctntet St. Beebe't Jewelers 14 Eeit Center 420 North Coll.gt Rtdttm your SftH Green Stamps at the Redemption Center, ttendoti «qirfpm«nt, ·cunorltf, end trim Htwtftled or* Mb{Mt to chan|e without notice. Ovtrdrive optional at ·Kir* OMt MERCURY BEATS ALL COMERS IN MORILGAS ECONOMY RUN GRUELING 1,415 MILE TEST What a tost tn prove! Mcrrury and Lincoln superiority! Thi«,veiir'sM(ihil|(tt.HKconomy lUmcovor.n* Mlfr-milf! courwi- longest, tniiKhwt to.it in Mobil^a-i Kcnnomy Unti history. KlnvrtttwiA nuiRp from Mmv soft Invpl to 8,010 feet nlxivc. Mcrrury out-porformvl all others to win Imtd tho Kr*i"l BwixipMnkrH prize and CUiii C trnpliy, Lincoln won Claw G and \v«a Morcury'n t oomiiotltlnn for top SwoopstjUtta lionow. Lincoln Again Best in Class- Runs Second in Sweepstakes Mercury, the car that challenged them all, has done it again . . . won the grand Sweepstakes prize in this "world scries" for automobiles. And this isn't the firat. time! Just look at Mercury's three-year-in-a-row record: three out of three times winner in its price class; two out of three times Sweepstakes winner against all cars in every class! Look at Lincoln, too. Lincoln won Class G first prize, and provided Mercury's closest competition (or top Sweepstakes honors. The MobllgM Economy Run is open to all cars of every make. Every car is a slock car, selected at. random by the A.A.A. To assure an equal chance for all, regardless of lize and weight, ton-miles-per-gallon performance* determines the winner. A 1962 Mercury Monterey Special Custom Sedan with optional overdrive swept the field with 59.7188 ton-milps-per gallon, averaging 25.4093 miles per gallon. And the engine, that did it is Mercury's famous V-8. The Lincoln Capri Sedan with Hydra-Malic transmission won its class prize with 58.9085 ton-miles-per- gallon, averaging 22.3562 miles per gallon. That's something to think about when you buy a now car. Mercury, which for months has been challenging the industry to mntch it, has now promt its superiority for economy. Right now, in our showroom, is a 1052 Mercury similar to the one that won thil official, impartial lost. Why not stop around and give it a try? No obligation, ot course. *Tnn-mllf«.ppr-f ftllon MiuftU thf mr wH|H (with fiMMn muliiplW by mlTnirivflrt, divided by iUi»liftlHlln« MERCULtY-AGAIN PROVED AMERICA'S NO. 1 ECONOMY CAR" GOFF-McNAIR MOTOR CO., Inc. III Ncrfh Cdtof*

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