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May 14, 1952

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 14, 1952
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By HAL BOYLE Kansas City-i/Pi - a j s road back to childhood. It is hard I to find the way. Coming back to : the home of his boyhood, a man finds it hard to forgive the changes. He has a vague resentment ; What kind of a world is that? The nicest thing in our old home ?^SS:?~? evernTMefbackTM^d:^ picked up our paper. The two boys looked at me curiously, then walked on. 1 watched them go, and it was as if 1 stood on a littl platform in time--watching myself and my brother live together asain a lost morning part of our Jives. Somehow it Rave me the thing _N«MTHWiST ARKANSAS TIMES. Foyrtttvillt. Ark.nxn. WHrmday, May U, 1»3J i lation Helps Swell List Of Billion Dollar Businesses; At Least 24 Firms Report Assets Of More Than This Amount i t h e block' when she is s a t aee 'to ! the door I | at home at last, and at peace with the past. | I'ral Kloi trie and West j K l r c i r i r , tlio latter a now I I l i i M i n t and Soars i r i m i : j l H i thi l i s l . ! Of t h e r e '.'I, nine do no . ar:ior.xr t h e 27 rnnipanirs i j l i i l l i . i n . i l i i l l n r ri-vi-iiiii". T 1 C,': that things don't stay just as he ; the Easter Bunny °but" still "has "a left them, just as ho holds them firm faith in the angels in memory. ; ,,. , , , ,, 1 prayed you would come back He misses the neighbors who I -and you did," she told me. "i DOROTHY D I X _ have died or moved away. Who ! used to pray when you were j coNTiNufD FROM pfci: r cut down TM NTmu " 5 FROM eAGI r cut down t h a t tree in the hack away at "the" war or .somewhere" yard he climbed as a kid' The i and you came back then, too." r^v\°L t? f y , l o o k s b "=/nf ! A | lhough Kathy is glad to see ne t \. And the elm tree in the front ·· · - - yard. How did it ever act that tall? Somehow he feels a stranger in ^^·^»^.^^i^^^^ lie has lost some hair ami sot a new false tooth. And it has brcn shingled, papered and modernized with a new sink, another bathroom and a fine «as furnace. I always have this lost fr-cling momentarily when I return to vis- have worked oul ' rou» rou " Do you think I'm right in feel- · -- - -- ·»--- --.- ins that this friendship would me, the thing she really likes best j never develop into a n y t h i n g seri- about my visits is t h a t I sleep in ous , and t h a t , should forget him her bed and she gets to sleep with | and concentrate on someone new? her grandma, which 1 is a great : Everyone -- _,, ,,..,, ....... we all went to bed the house began to vibrate from the snoring, a joined the chorus. Answer: To MZBETH use an inelegant slang expression that dates back to my childhood--"good riddance to bad rubbish!" You are well rid ana Ideci:ided improvement. f ucimeu iiiipi u\ viiieni, Little Kathy immediately began I Be assured, a man who, at the to shake her. the rafters. But instead it is getting disgracefully younger and tn» B uj^iiiL-i.-iuin younger ana i rp, . ... .., . ... younger looking as I net more and There ls " Olmn 8 '^e children to more middle-aged. Whv should" a i ke ? a hous:e from 8TMwing old, man age and a house grow y o u n g ? a " d ' guess rt is K a t h y who kccps · age of 25, likes nothing better v urandma. wake^up!" ] than to boast of female conquests, will never make a decent husband He is a born philanderer, and your married life would be a constant worry over his extra- Don't Suffer Another Minute Wliat over your f-'kin trouble may lie. Head to foot. Safe for children. WONDER^', Sold in Fayettevillc by Quaker Rickeiis, and F^ycileville Drug Stores; or your hometown druggist. our house vital and young, has as her own room now She the New Ynrk-i.^Pi-Thc list of b i l l i o n ' S t a n d a r d . I n d i a n a lollar businesses grows y l t m l y but | ony-Vacuum, T.-xa.., i ; u i t , ' steadily--with a strong assist from j California Sla Swam) irtler. r ' f '' Smithrrn P S;.tit;» iiiKhouse', Commonwealth Kdisr comer, j Sales g i a n t i who d Idicliurk in (hi; as-ipls R i n u p a r e : A .iml j I'. C'hryslrr, S w i f t . Armour, Safe- i njiprnr | WS _ V| Montgomery Ward, I n t e r n s - j pt.rtlni; i ,i, mil | H a r v M t r r , shell Oil. R e 1 jiublii- Steel, N;itujiiiil Dairy, J. c. Keep up with Utt not appear ·l" r -t' m " ?!?*,,. Mn, inflation. | six railroads -- Pennsylvania, f i f i c . i l i i h i u u At least 24 companies ( I n d u s - 1 Southern P a r i f i r . Xow Yorl; Con- trials, utilities and railroads; r e - ! t r a ' , Santa Kc. Union P a c i f i c Sonic m o u n t a i n peaks near t!-r : ^nualnr i r m a i n s n n w - c n v c r f f i a l l I vc;ir. ! port assets of more than ono b i l lion dollars, two having just join- , ed the ranks. least these you 21 banks, can add at i 13 insurance | companies and one consumer finance company A P s e t s of m a n u f a c t u r i n g company, of course, are not strictly comparable to the resources of a f i n a n c i a l institution. Assets aren't ihc only t h i n g t h a t American corporations now report in 10 digit totals. At least 27 companies took in more t h a n one billion dollars in sales or other rcv- of thorn Post-war Baltimore and Ohm. in i h , i t ordfi- --list assets in 10 dibits. Consolidated Ktliynn r.r New p York. P a c i f i r Gas and K l t r i r i r and ! Commonwealth Kdisnn t t h o last a nowcomor this year I aro b i l l i o n dollar asset busjnespos. ticncr.'tl Mo)or. 1 ; and Ffu-H, Iho latter nn basis of its 19S!) report, (lie las! it .has mnde, are wr|! ahnvc tin 1 b i l l i o n H o l t n r k-ve!. U. S. -Steel and Hrihioht-m Steel belong in Ihe fjrniip. So do the iipph.'iiu-p R J a n t s . Gen- enues last year, eight newcomers to the list. room in which Dad and Mother slept when they first moved their with five children more than 30 years ago. One morning I awoke early and went downstairs. The steps still creaked betrayingly, just as they had years before when any of the boys tried to creep silently up them after coming home late. Sitting alone in the silent living J l?_l' room, a room full of old family memories of quarrels and kindness, tears and warmth, I had the feeling of beinjr a prisoner between two worlds -- the restless marital a f f a i r s . T h a t i s the beginning. Add' to it the very bad qualities of thoughtlessness, lack of consideration and miserliness, and you have just about as bad a combination as any girl could unfortuntely acquire for a husband. i n f l a t i o n of prices plays a large Dart in these .business figures. High income and estate taxes ! w h i t t l e steadily at the great family fortunes of the past, m a k i n g it hard to say how many, if any, individuals could be listed as b i l - lionaires. Steady Growth But the reports of the large cor- portions show the steady growth since the war of (he billion-dollar sales and Oil lion-dollar assets in is one woman i nave lasieo two **«i UIIIIIJII-LIUIJHI adit.^, u^diiiM out of the 12 months you've known today, 28 if you include Ft him. ; which doesn't report its safes. A lot of drivel masquerading J As ! the big present and the able past. lost, unchangc- : the big corporations ui'ow, under the name of "modern t h i n k - j the number of one-famil.v-owncd nr' some other such impres- | fiiant companies becomes relative- fewer. Moi-t of th« largest commies now have huye lisl.? of stockholders. The Bell Telephone System tops ,, ,, the list of the giants -- w i t h as- i waiKca 10 tne Dig, oid-tashion- smart-looking csr--all these a r e ! sets of almost 10 b i l l i o n dollars, ed front door and looked out. Up j considered the prime requisites of j Oil Companies Included the street came two young boys, j a good husband. What sort o f ' There are six oil companies in delivering the Sunday newspapers.! foundation does this make for a the billion-dollar class; Jersey They looked like brothers, and | life-lime partnership? If girls!" ~ they were jostling each other and j would stop to realize thai they are , a lady-killer, a man who values laughing. i choosing not a gay companion for the acquisition and h o a r d i n g o f ' Thirty years a??o my older bro- a week or a month, but a husband J m o n u v above a l l h u m a n a f f e c t i o n I Her. Edward, and 1 had walked for life, a loving father for the j (he man who has an ego r e q u i r i n g 1 walked to the big, old-fashion- Rive title, seems to have replaced I good old-fashioned standards in | setting the scene for many of today's marriages. Outward appearance, sociability, driving smart-looking car- through the dawn streets same way, laughing, jostling and arguing as we threw the morning age, the tragedies that mark ' " ,^, ,..v, u *.,....!., .u,...^. «~. ,...*, uu . in d n wno nas an ego requiring- ; children she hopes to have, a p a - 1 constant attention, is not good! tient attentive companion for old; matrimonial material. papers--kerplunk!-- on the front porches. . I stepped out on the porch and . Keep looking, Lizbeth, u n t i l you . . - . , , large a percentage of our m a r - l C O m c up w i t h a f i n e man who can riages would never occur. | npprcciale you. Let your present! A man who fancies himself as I Lothario go with nary a regret. I "STAR DAY" VALUES See the movie stars on the Square, Thursday, I p.m., then drop by Price-Pcitton for these special bargains! Colorful Rayon and Cotton Knit * Sport Shirts New "Show Down" way gives the true facts about why the BIG 52 DODGE ...outvalues them all for roominess, comfort, safety, dependability! HOUSTON TAYLOR MOTORS 14-22 North College FAYETTEVILLI Regularly $2.50 to $2.95 $J95 *Strow Hats By Stetson $195 $1A and Adam I to I \J *1 Dozen Pairs CHARTREUSE SLACKS Made of genuine Calisheen, durably water repellent non-oily stain resistant, permanently wrinkle - resistant. Sizes 25-40. Regular $10.95 $5.95 * CLOSE-OUT! * 14 Pair NUNN-BUSH and EDGERTON SHOES 1/2 Price Reg. $9.95 to $18.50 Values * STYLEMART SUITS, Reg. $45 to $50 . . . $32.50 * Rayon-Nylon Cord SUITS for Summer . . $25,00 Only Exclusive Men's Store on the Square Come In and See Us About Our Easy Payment Plan on Re-Modeling Your Home, Building New Garage, Chicken House or Milk Barns, etc. Clifton Lumber Co. Phone 27.. West Fork, Ark. STAR VALUE AT Lewis Bros. Thursday Only 8.1 cu. ft. GENERAL ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR-249.95 FOR 199 95 ONE DAY ONLY LEWIS BROS. CO., Inc. Every mellow drop... TOP KENTUCKY BOURBON STILL ONLY $006 UPINT I IBS 1 S QT. 11 rioor mr ! , mail, i nun to. ; tmiui« co, ««««!. «r. For Graduation by giving ffce BEST and g the MOST for your money! No Money Down 2 Y«ar$ to Poy Only $1 Weekly Your Credit Is Always Good At timifor Ihol n,»wolch? W« tK« mat compl.te ,,. Uclloo, Mcxitoiuil. Pay As Little As $1 Weekly · I. Ctnttr PhontJ6U W« Can Open Your Account In 3 MinutM

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