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Of Chinese Art History Eastern Collection Spans Hafi Million Years TORONTO (AP) -- A 385- picce collection of ancient Chinese treasures is attracting record crowds to the Royal Ontario Museum after similar popular showings In Paris, London, Vienna and Stockholm. The collection spans more than a half a million years of ancient Chinese history. II has pad the highest consistent at- tendance of any show In the history ot the Toronto museum, with 4,000 to 5,000 visitors daily, officials say. The exhibit opened Aug. 8 and closes Nov. 1C. All the pieces in the collection -- from the skull of the Lnn-l'icn man, dated 600,000 B.C., to items such as the porcelain Buddha of the Yuan Dy- State Papers Criticize Ford For Decision On Nixon Pardon By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ·Several Arkansas newspapers criticized on Monday President Ford's decision to pardon former President Richard M. Nixon. Buti the Arkansas Democrat Opening Plot Of Born Free Said Slender By JAY SHARBUTT NEW YORK (AP) -- "Born Free" is a new NBC scries based on the hit movie of the same name. The tube version stars Elsa the lioness and Gary Collins and Diana Muldaur as animal-lovers George and Joy Adamson. The series was filmed entirely in Kenya and maybe it should have stayed there. But it braved the elements Monday night with a scheduled saga a'bout poachers of elephants and other valuable wild animals. Granted, Collins, portraying a game warden, had a tough task trying to- stop the baddies from killing the elepliants and relieving them of their ivory bridgework. He should h a v e begun by dispatching native beaters in search of a good script. The opening plot was so slender it would have b e e n marked AWOL had it turned sideways. It guest-starred Peter Lawford as a former Kenya farmer, who,, after losing his farm to Nairobi bankers when British rule left Kenya, signed on ·as a locust control officer for the new government. Like his long-time friends, the Adamsons, he's hooked or the country's wild beauty anc can't bring himself to leave the place. It takes but a few minutes of dialogue before one suspects he's a sub-chieftain in a poaching ring which goes about its mean work with airplanes, radios and natives armed with poison-tipped arrows. When it rturns out he is on the side of evil, a dismayed George Adamson bells his friend in the Lawford sighs, say, George? I said editorially Monday that Ford had made the right decision and that presidents have not been and never will be treated as other citizens. "It would injure America, at home and abroad, to persecute an ex-president," the Dempcrat editorial said. "It's a double standard we can live with." The editorial said everyone must have realized that Ford eventually would pardon Nixon in connection with the Watergate .scandal, so the decision to do so Sunday merely spared the nation further anguish. : As for a fuller explanation of his role in this sordid mess, we actually may hear more now than if he had not been pardoned," the editorial said. "He has been subpoenaed to leslify in other trials, and now he will not be able to escape by p l e a d i n g self-incrimination. Now he can be forced lo testify and can be indicted for perjury if he lies." The Conway Log Cabin Democrat said: "In sparing us another year or so of the ordeal of Watergate, Mr. Ford has given us back our divided country, restored our lack of confidence in the administration in Washington and provided us a permanent and disturbing question about a judicial system which treats one man differently than another because of his station in life. Some trade!" The Paragould Dally Press asked where the line would be drawn if pardons were granted on the basis of high title or position. "The question now is whether a given law should or should not apply to this or another individual and, with that, equal justice has been lost," the editorial said. "Ford's action will not vindicate the former president. It only hang him higher on the limb of ridicule and suspi- nasty, 14th century A.D. -were unearthed within tho last 25 years. "The enormous amounl of archeological activity that has seen going on all these years in China has been a surprise to Ihe Western world," said Barbara Stephen, associate curator of the museum's Far Eastern Department. Many of Ihe finds, especially from the Han Dynasly, 206 B.C. to A.D. 220, come from the tombs of the wealthy. The provisions for the dead, left in underground palaces, reveal a luxurious life style. One of the most popular pieces of the show is the 2,100/car-old jade funeral suit of Princess Tou Wan. The ancient Chinese believed magical powers of jade prevented body decay. From robot-like boots to an eyeless face mask and cap. the s u i t is 5 'eel, 7 inches long and made of 2,160 jade tablets, joined together with fine gold wire. The Chinese estimate the worth of this collection at about 50 million. The exhibition will come to the United States in early December, according to a State Department soure 'in Washington. Negotiations with the Peking government to bring the exhibit, formally called "The Archeological Finds of the People's Republic of China," to the National Gallery of Art for six months are close to con-summa- mation, said the source. Northwest Arkantat TIMES, Tue*.. Seal, 10, 1974 '·' FAYCTTIVILLI. ARKANSAS 13 Ford Administration Advances Political Status Of Economists chops. And, "What can I needed money to get my farm back." Miss Muldaur's role in the show consisted of a few off- screen lines about the cruelty of poachers. The rest of the lime, she generally hung about the house, patting assorted animals. It was a wasle of her time, if not that of the animals. The scenery was magnificent, but that may not be enough to save this series from extinction. Send out those beaters now, George. The Pine Biuf Commercial said editorially, "The honeymoon is over, and, as far as we're concerned, so is the marriage. If Gerald Ford really believes this will put Watergate behind us, he is being unrealistic as well as unprincipled. He has only reopened the wound before it had a decent chance to heal." The Commercial said there was no precedent in Roman law for pardoning a citizen before he was convicted. "The republic of Washington and Marshall, of Jefferson and Hamilton, of Lincoln and Wilson, now has attained, under Gerald Ford, the moral and ethical sensitivity ot Billy G'ra- haf." The Benton Courier criticized the pardon, saying "President Ford's pardon for Richard M. Nixon doesn't merely smell. It stinks. It reeks of 'cynicism ol the lowest order in the highest places, and the stench is of cover-up and evasion of the l a w T h e Dog-Alert, advance warnings of wretched shows, is sounded now for the first segment of ABC's "Get Christie Love" on Wednesday night. Teresa Graves stars as a h i p , high-spirited young undercover cop. She may be television's first flouncing detective, but that is ·the only distinctive thing about the segment, a sorry, hack yarn about a ring of bandits who fence stolen jewelry and other valuables. She infiltrates the ring, having first 'been ripped off for $250,000 of insurance money by a gang member who by this deed is ripping off his wicked boss, head of the fencing academy. The boss figures this out and orders the hood done in. In due course he gets his, but not be- fore'stuffing Miss Graves in his plane and telling the pilot, ''Head out over the mountains -- we'll drop her in one of the canyons." Why wasn't this done with the whole show? hat continues rather than abates. "President Ford did law, order and justice no favor with lis favor to Nixon, and we suspect he will hear and feel the ·epcrcussions of his act for some time to come. There was much lip service given by politicians, particularly by Presi- lent Ford when he first took of- 'ice, about restoring the public 'aith in government. He has chosen a poor way to demonstrate that we are a nation of aws and not of men. "Up until now President Ford las been the target of more jouquets than brickbats, but even the perfume of those bou- Stieb Leads Shooters In Competition LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- S. S g t . A n d r es Stieb of Springfield, Mo., enters today's matches of the National Guard Rifle and Pistol Competition with a two-day total of 1,744 points out of a possible 1,800. Stieb, who lead the 249 other entries, won first place in the event Monday with 873 out of a possible 900 poinls. Points are scored on a target similar to an archery board. California outshot the field in the .22-caIiber team match Monday with a · four-man total of 1,146 points, a two-point edge over second-place Missouri, The possible score was 1,200 points. Colorado took third place with 1,141 points. Firing for California winners were Spec. 4 Stephen Nunbcrg of Los Angeles, high man on the team with 289 of 300 possible points; M. Sgt. Ernest 3 oorboy of Van Nuys, Sgt. Charles Floyd of Santa Maria and T. Sgt. Steven Skotchko of Fresno. In Monday's only scheduled rifle event, defending champion Oklahoma took its second consecutive victory in the six-man Combat Rifle Team match with a score of 1,383 points out of a possible 1,500. The Oklahoman's total wa: one point below the match record they had set last year. Runner-up honors went to Connecticut with 1,369 poinls and third place was taken by Minnesota, one point further back. Firing members of the win ning Oklahoma team entry were M. Sgt. Windle Hatcheti of Fort Supply, T. Sgt. Donald Cramer of Moore, . Cat. John Nidiffer of Tulsa, Capt. Danny Baze of Yukon, S. Sgt. Ray mond Chatham of Duncan. anc M. Sgt. Robert Thompson o Hobart. Thompson was the team'f pacesetter with an individua score of 236 out of 250 possible points. ·^BBMMI^HBMHIIllglliilrmlNiiiiii i · liiiJiin "unMm^M : ANCIENT CHINESE TREASURES . . .jade burial suit, Ic/(, and earthenware figure oj tomb guardian are among pieces oj 385- piece Chinese Exhibition Capital Shortage Spells Dismal Tale For Nation's Future By JOHN CUNNIFF NEW YORK (AP) -- Americans aren't saving enough. to fi- lance the nation's future and he consequences could be absolutely appalling, "literally incalculable," according to the indings of a study just re- eased. It could lead to further urban congestion and decay, say tiie researchers who put the study :ogcther. It could mean failures of small-and medium-size businesses, the encouragement of industrial oligarchy, and more power shortages. The dismal tale gets grimmer. It could very well mean that ecological and environmental programs will be aborted for lack of funds. It could mean high unemployment. It might mean chronically depressed stock prices. Millions of Americans dependent upon private pension plans -might find their resources drained away. Health and educational services might have to be curtailed. Living standards might fall. These, says the New York Stock Exchange, are some of the implications of a developing capital shortage, a shortage that already is forcing business to curtail expansion. In fact, all these consequences are . to some extenl already with us. "A capital shortage is no longer merely a threat for the future but a fact of the present," said James J. Need iam, chairman of the Big Board, where prices of slocks are at their lowest in four years. This is how the situation stacks up between now and 1985, say the economists and researchers at the exchange: Sources of funds: business savings, $2.923 trillion, persona savings, $1.109 trillion, for a to tal capital resource of $4,032 trillion. Uses of funds: gross private domestic investment, consisting mainly of spending for industri al plant and equipment, anc residential construction, $4.503 trillion; federal deficit financ ing, $42 billion; state and Ipca government financing, $30 bil lion; federal credit agency bor rowing, $103 billion. A quick calculation shows a need for $4,678 trillion of capital and a likely availability, un der present attitudes and -laws of only $4.032 trillion, or ; shortage of $646 billion. Am that's conservative, the ex change maintains. The detailed report, whicl was the basis of a speech Needham prepared Monday for t h e Economic Club of Detroit, i the big gun in an exchange of tensive to defeat the capita shortage problem. As Necdham . said in his pre pared remarks, "We ;h a v e be come literally . obsessed by th need for identifying the scop and implications of this prob lem before it becomes too lat to do anything about it." H!3S!Siii!ERil!a!4i!HSE3[B!EE!EIEra Today In History l!l!ll[l!lUlfll«ll]ll!llll[!llll!ll]l!N!IN!l«l!JI!l!ini!l[|l!]!!llinil]Nini[ By Tlic Associated Press Today is Tuesday Sept. 10, he 253rd day of 1974.' There are 12 days left in the year. Todays highlight in history:. On this date in 1813, an American naval force under Oliver Perry defeated the Bit- sh in the Battle of Lake Erie n the War of 1012. On this date -In 1603, John Smith was elected governor of the James town colony in Virginia. In 1775, 5,000 Acadians were vanished from Nova Scotia. In 1846, Elias Howe of Spen cer, Mass., received a paten on his sewing machine. In 1898, Empress Elizabeth o Austria - Hungary was assassi nated by an anarchist in Gen era. In 1907, the British colony o New Zealand became a domin ion. In 1939. Canada declared war against Germany. Ten years ago: Foreign min isters of the Organization of 'Af rican Unity, at a meeting ii Addis Ababa, approved a plar to end the rebellion and politi cal strife in the Congo. Five years ago: $900 millior was bid for oil leases in AlaskE by petroleum companies. One year ago: The Defense Department acknowledged tha U.S. fighter-bombers flew ai strikes in Cambodia in 1970 anc 1971, with the attacks kept se cret through a system of dua reports. Today's birthdays: Golfer Ai nold Palmer is 45 years olr Former baseball star Roge Maris is 40. Thought for today: The saint are the sinners who keep o trying -- author Robert Lcui Stevenson, 1850-1894. By JOHN CUNNIFF NEW YORK CAP) -- By inviting 21 of their brethren to a White House conference' last week, the Ford administration has helped greatly to thrust economists into the role of high priests. That ascension has been going on [or two decades, and probably more, but it is still recent enough for many people to remember when economists were neither seen nor heard, buried as they were in books and statistics. Their coming out was neither inevitable' nor foreseeable. Events, it seems, drew them into the arenas of public controversy, and a gradually acquired taste for politics and government now keeps many o! them there. Prof. Walter Heller did much to publicize the influence of economists. When he joined the John F. Kennedy administration as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers he faced an economy markec by poor performance and great potential. The resulting tax cut pro posed by Heller received much credit for the subsequent boom of the 1960s, a boom that was silenced only by an attempt to fight a war without raising taxes. The economists shoutec it wouldn't work, and it didn't. Ever since the late 1960s the nation has been riddled with in flation, and .economists have been on almost constant call.' While they acquired a consid erable taste for.politics during this time they didn't receiv the power. John Kenneth Galbraith, Hav vard professor and writer, wa sent abroad by President Ken nedy even though his in linalions were to remain in Vashinglon as an economic ad- 'iser. George P. Shultz and Herbert Stein were the most prominent conomic advisers in the latter /ears of the Nixon adminis- ralion, but their decisions were ften overridden, especially in egard to the Aug. 15, 1971, price freeze. During this time, business also elevated economists into more prominent roles, partly bc- ause economists now were making good spokesmen. Academic economists acquired enormous popular tol- owings too. Paul Samuelson of Massachusetts Institute of 1'echnoloyy, wrots a text that las heen used by so many students that his popularity is as- Others, while remaining in academia, rode forth from time to time as advisers to political candidates. Prof. Milton Friedman of the University of Chicago has been influential in Re- publlican politics for years. Friedman, Samuelson and others, while avoiding direct involvement in government positions, have encouraged a popu- :ar following by writing columns or articles for magazines and newspapers --as well as scholarly journals. Occasionally you can now detect a reaction setting in against the prominence of the high priests, especially since the country and the world is, by common agreement, in an economic-mess. Businessmen, for example, have sometimes lamented that the country was being sent down the road to ruin by the bankers or labor or some other group. Now they include economists. Autumn Is State's Beautiful Season Fall is Arkansas' beauty cation ceremony recording season. The skies are blue and clear, Ihe weather pleasantly warm at. midday, crisp and invigorating in the evening. Fall foliage decorates the roadways of Arkansas with scarlet, orange and gold- turning country drives into a constantly changing kaleidoscope of color. Scenic highways crisscross the state, leading to breathtaking vistas of valleys and mountain ranges extending to the horizon. Timed to coincide with the best of the fall foliager are! four of Arkansas' big folk feslivals, and any numbe rof smaller outings for craftsmen and musicians take place in towns all over .the state. Here is a samp ling ot what you'll find if you visit Arkansas during the fall color season: FAMILY HARVEST FESTIVAL, Ozark F o l k Center, Mountain View, Oct. 14-Nov. 3. In its role of preserving and interpreting the culture of the Ozark mountain people, the Ozark Folk Center is staging its second annual Family Harvest Festival. A highlight ot the three-week event will be the dedication and housewnrming of the pioneer cabin which t h e Folk Center craftsmen have been building and furnishing all summer. At t h e Oct.-19 dedi- quels not override the smell of this deal. "We Ihink Ihe people saw President Ford's pedestal crack on Sunday. A few more cracks like Ihis one and it will crumble." Charges Dismissed NEW YORK (AP) -- Charges of robbery, grand larceny and possession of stolen properly against a 20-year-old New York man accused of stealing a bike from John F. Kennedy Jr. have been dismissed. For the fourth time, the son of the late President John F. Kennedy failed to show up in court to testify against Robert Lopez. Lopez was charged with stealing young Kennedy's bicycle in Central Park last May 14. Judge Robert Haft on Mon day dismissed the charges against Lopez over Ihe protests of Manhattan Dist. Ally. Richard H. Kuh. Kuh complained People's Lobby Seeks To Amend Law Making Process that the ily has 'Kennedy-Onassis /am- been thousands and thousands of miles away" while authorities tried to bring the c*s» to trial. Two Enter Pleas To Robbery Charge LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Two teen-agers pleaded guilty Monday in Pulaski County Circuit Court to a robbery charge in connection with the December 26 armed robbery of John Taylor at Taylor's Variety Store here. Willie Way Jr., 17, and Millard James Russey, 18, both of Little Rock, entered the pleas. Way also pleaded guilty to two other robbery charges flncl a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Way and Russqy each were sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary on each robbery charge. Way also was sentenced to three years on the shooting plea. Both Way and Russey were sentenced lo life in the state penitentiary March 29 after a circuit court jury found them guilty of a felony murder charge in the 1973 shooting death of James Carter, 65, al his Litlle Rock grocery store That conviction is being ap pealed lo Ihe s t a t e Supreme Court. LOS ANGELES (AP) -Buoyed by its successful drive for a strict California campaign reform law, the People's Lobby is now talking about amending the U.S. Constitution so citizens can propose laws through petitions. Joyce Koupal, director of the Los Angeles-based activist organization formed in 1968, says an office is being opened in Washington, D.C., to contact congressmen and to coordinate efforts in other states. "What this means is that we want to put the initiative (petition) process and the vote of confidence process into the Constitution," she said. "We vant to make potential presidential . candidates understand t could be an exciting solution hey could offer. "We can successfully put this nlo the presidential campaign," said Mrs. Koupal, whose husband is the group's executive director. "We will aut a president into the White Elouse on this issue." The initiative petition long fias been used as a tool (or the citizens to propose legislation or amendments lo the slate constitution. To make the ballot, a proposed constitutional amend ment requires the signatures ol 8 per cent of the number of vol ers casting ballots in the lasi election for governor or 520,806 until after this November. An initiative drive to put a new law into the statutes takes 5 per cent of the last gubernato rial vole, 325,504. The legislature also can pul proposed constitutional amendments to the voters by a two- birds vote of each house. The controversial campaign reform measure was Proposi- ion 9 on Ihe June 4 ballot in California and passed by more lhan 2 to 1. It imposes cam- jaign spending limits, restricts obbying activities and sets up a commission to oversee campaign practices. "Keep controversy at a min- mum -- never debate" anc 'Your organization does not lave to be visible to be effec- .iye" are two pieces ot the advice the People's Lobby give.' other groups in a recently pub' lished booklet. "Debate only gives a plat form to your opposition anc causes confusion in the minds of people who are listening,' Mrs. Koupal said. "If people are confused, they tend to vote no. Of course, with a candidate it's different." Asked if people should be kept ignorant of the issues so they will vote blindly for an in itiative, Mrs. Koupal said: "That's the way the profcs sionals do it and we studied the professionals. That's the way we win right now. As initiative are used niore and more anc the educational process gets go ing so that people aren't foplec by a slick public relations firm that won't hold water. That', what we're waiting for. "We're winning bccausi we're not stupid." She also said work with per sons who influence communilj opinion is more important tha sending out press releases. ^ At The Library By ANN JACOBS A PATRON approaches the circulation desk brandishing a hacksaw. Jack tho Ripper, maybe, searching for another victim? Well, hardly. Just a lappy Fayetlevilile resident .aking advantage of Ihe latest ibrary service: tools that check out! For the first time in our area, apartment dwellers and other larl-time puttcrers can have :he use of their choice among 21 tools, for small jobs at no charge, simply by presenting their library cards. The follow- i n g items are currenlly available: Carpenlcr's steel square; putty knife; plane; hacksaw; level; Phillips screwdrivers pesthole digger; wire brush; tin snips; Cold chisel set of 3; 10" pipe wrench; corner clamp; soldering iron; Bent neccllc-noscd pliers; 6-. piece wrench set (V4"-%"); 50-Ft. measuring rule; glass cutter: push drill with Sibils; shears; lopping shears. KEEP THIS LIST handy, to refer to when looking for 'the right tool for the right job, or come into the library to pick up a mimeo copy. We are also taking suggestions for other tools to add to the collection. There's also a large selection of do-it-yourselt books for the home repair, ranging from the very simple lo the near- professional. "The Sensuous Gadgeteer" i: an introduclion for people who never looked a h a m m e r and a nail in Ihe face. "Okay I'll Do It Myself!" the "Awfu Handyman's Book," or the 'Complete Bonk of Pitfalls" andwich ribbons of advice bo- ween slices of narrative, and f one person reads aloud while another hammers or pries, can jet pretty good results. "Practical Home Repair for Women" and "Basic Appliance Repairs" give much Ihe same nformation, with illustrations nit without the humorous, personal touch. NOW THAT YOU CAN lammer a nail straight, or put a new cleclric cord on a table amp without all those little ends of .wire sticking out, move on up to "Remodeling Your Kitchen or Bathroom" or the 'New York Times Complete Manual of Home Repair." Most of the library's books are at this middle level; for the real pros, there's the Auclel series covering carpentry to air conditioning, or. in Reference, the F H A Minimum Proprcty Standards for home construction. The Sunset books are extremely popular and have many imaginative and worthwhile projects, particularly for outdoor living. However, Ihey are not for he rank beginner, since exact specifications are not necessarily given for each job. The home hobbyist will be able t oadapt these to fit a particular situation. Many excellent government pamphlets covering construction and repair on the farm and in the home are available, and are constantly being added Stale Leaders React To Nixon Pardon By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The pardoning of Richard M Nixon may prevent the resolu tion of the controversy over whether Nixon owes more fed oral income taxes, Rep. Ray Thornton, D-Ark., says. Sen. John L. McClellan, D Ark., said Monday that Presi dent Ford's decision to gran the pardon was a mistake anc that it was premature even i warranted. "I am concerned about lh consequences that will ensue -the impact and repercussion that it will have on law enforce ment," McClellan said. "I raises grave questions of equa justice of the law." Gov. Dale Bumpers s a i l . Monday he was not sure that a constitutional amendmen would not be in order to prohib it such pardons in the future. Thornton is a member of In House Judiciary Committe which recommended Nixon' impeachment. Thornton said the pardoi leaves defendants In the Water gate conspiracy trial in a "ver strained and difficult sill alion." Thornton said he was con corned about the effect of a unconditional pardon for a' criminal offenses of the p a s 5% years. "This pardon apparently ap plies not only to Watergate o 'enses, but also to former Pre. ident Nixon's failure to pay in come faxes and all other o fenses as well," Thornton said lo. Come over and be Inspired to fix up your properly this fall. The library is open 1-6, Monday-Thursday, 9-5, Friday and Saturday. Guest Of China TOKYO (AP) - Han Suyi the British woman author w h wrote the novel "A Man Splendored Thing," Is in Chir as a guest of the Chine People's Association for Frien ship with Foreign Countries, Peking broadcast said today. tist and noted folklorist mmy Driftwood will perform cl a square dance will ccle- ate the completion of the bin before a delegation ot gnitaries. Mountain View is the gateway the beauty of the Sylamore ^strict of the Ozark National orcsl. where winding forest rvice roads lead into 'tha cart of the color change. Ark. 4 and Ark. 15 also pass through portion of the forest. Blanchard Springs Caverns, a ajor development of t h e orest Service opened to the ublic last year for the first me. The spectacular caverns re among the world's loveliest, casting a giant room over ree football fields long, and r ery formation common to mestone caves. ZARK FRONTIER TRAIi; ESTIVAL, Hcber Springs, Oct. -13. Members of the Ozark o o t h i 11 s Handicraft Guild ather on the second full week- nd in October each year to ;lebrate f a l l with a big, big rafts and music show..In large rcus tents set up on the ounty Fairgrounds at Heber prings, the craftsmen show nd sell their lovingly wrought andicrafts. Pottery,, Ozark w o o d e n iys. p r e s e r v e s and pic- es, woven goods, leather afts, shuck dolls, baskets and lown glass figurines ar e e a t u r e d. An old-lime orse - drawn s o r g h u m mill nd a grist mill are in con- nuous operation. There's lycf oap making and the spinning " cotton and wool'on a large heel. Broom tying, shingle ving, log splitting, quilting nd natural dyeing are other raditional crafls on display. ZARK ARTS AND CRAFTS AIR, War Eagle Mills, Oct. 1-20. This fair lakes place on historic, 142-year-old farm outhwest of Eureka Springs, here a recreated operating rist mill sets Ihe scene for le traditional celebration now n its 21st year. Here, in the natures of the farm, three mis 180 feet long and 60 feet ide house 350 craftsmen who ome from many of the urrounding states to spread - ieir wares for visitors. The fair opens at 9 a.m. and uns to 5 p.m. each of the three ays. Come early, bring a icnic lunch and slay all day. You'll be glad you did, for round the farm's pastures the orest shimmers with the irri- escense of fall's finest mo- nent, and the feeling of fellow- hip and good cheer is in- ectious. OZARK FO L K FESTIVAL Eureka Springs, Oct. 23-26. The action shifts to Eureka Springs oward the end of the month or the Ozark Folk Festival, one if the oldest folk festivals in he country. Established to perpetuate the folk songs, lore and dancing of the Ozarks, the festi- al gets underway with a Gay 90's Ilevue on Wednesday in vhich a Festival Queen is chosen and a wide range of ocal talent performs. Following ,he Revue is the colorful Barefoot Ball, where shoes are checked at the door and costumes range from turn-of- Ihe-cenlury to square dance outfits. Western regalia and formal clothes. There's a parade, and music In many forms--square dances, folk singers, gospel quartets, fiddle an guitar contests. There's an arts and crafts show, an antique show and a continuous calendar of other exciting events during the four- day festival.

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