Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 29, 1952 · Page 4
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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I» Ttwtrfcy, My If, |M1 Arktnaaa r!ihittMj_iWb CMMI twMtn kr rAYtrrcvilLE BJEMOCIUT PUBLISHING COMPANY ·. fcttttt ratartiht Friiadm Faundad JHM 14, lilt"' ' ·ntcnd it tbe pott olflct it Fayettrvillt, Art, ai Second-Cliu Mill llllttr. ta* E. Gwkart, Vltt Twl R, Write, Ediiw MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PMSS~ Th* AuociiMd Prtw It tzclutlvtky entitltd to tht UM fat republkaUorr.of ill nvwi dispilrhet credited lo it or not otherwise credited 'n Ihii paper and ilM tht local new* published herein. . All rlfhU of republlcation of special dU- *-- k i herein are aim reterved. SUBSCII1PTION RATU ah fb» carrier) tnlftn. M«dir,n coua- '·2t. n. o.lwr thui ib OM few Mil ii ro Aij mall .payihl* In advance Mtottwr A*dlt Bureau of Circulation For we brought nothing fnto thin world, and It is certain we can carry nothing nut.--Timothy 6:7. The Water Supply What is the water situation in Kavette- vilie? ' " Right at present, the supply is irle- quite. In fsct, the supply of witer »viil- ·ble both in White River aouth of town ·nd Cleir Creek north of town, where we get the water we uie, It imply adequate to, *erve the needs of a much larger town than we now have. The facilitien for getting it into the homes and bunrneage", of the users, however, muni be expanded some time in the near future. Engineer L, M. McGoodwin, a former alderman in Fayetteville and previously chairman of the Water Committee, has ~ summed up the nituation in a letter to 5JMa,vor Powell M. Rhea. He bring* out Kthat hi 1947 the city had a water itipply jfteport prepared, which estimated that the :-;«o»t of an adequate water supply, together x'^ith the necessary treatment, and trans- J.flilssion facilities, would cost something |$ver $1,000,000. Since that, report was prr- »!i|»hti.v less, than ?575,000 of this -,.. hag been made available and ipent thla purpoM. Approximately WOO.OOO TMr~ Wit * r bo 1 " 1 " were fMued m 1B48, but pearly 1225,000 of this money was upent ""·HI the distribution system for services es- intial it that time to th« well being and t rowth of the city. La., 8 ? 1 *!!· c .'] yLhag " firm SM PP'- V of ***r iWftwh should be adequate for a water |"uge growth of three times our existing lenund, whfch is nearly 2,000,000 gallons ·rhic'h will L ng the -amount of wat«r ' «. /Ill '·! WlMJBBtJtCJ'W'i'TllWI'* .. i to the city iR^OvmS;" wfth ,th« '.original aupply aoutVbf town on the West Fork of White River together with Wilson Lake, and the newly-rleveloper! sunplv tn the north at Lake. Fayotleville. Neither jource is adequate in jUclf-water mu»t be brought from both to serve adequately the weeds. West Fork is now dry and the cil.v is using from ils recurve supply in Wilson Lake. A booster pump is bcinjr installer! lo increase t h e supply nvailable from Lake Fayetteville--where we hnve been able In pump 600 gallons a m i n u t e i n t o the mains from this source, soon we should he able to have. 1,200 gallons a m i n u t e . When t h i s Is available, we can cut clown on the use of the reserve supply in Wilson Lake ) n the south. The city does not. want lo use up a! the iupply in the south lake, for t h n t would mean we would be dependent entirely on the Lake Favetleville supply which would not be adequate, anrl also would leave u« nothing to rail upon in case of an emergency. It is becoming very evident t h a t while we in Fayetteville have an a d e q u a t e supply of water in West Fork inrl Lake rayettaville, our transmission lines and present treating facilities should be expanded to meet the ever-erowinp need Citizens need to begin thinking along this line. W* will continue a discussion of t h e matter in subsequent columns in this ·pace. THE WASHINGTON Merry-Co-Round ·f DHBW KAMOM Wnhln«lon--Whjle the politicians hive been w i l r h i n u li:e conventions, some other people, in- cludiu* th? Air Force, have been watching i m-sleriou" rash of flying saucers. Furthermore, the Air Foice. lonj ikepliril about flyinc tiucert his now made some officiil and important admissions. Admission No. 1 is that Ihev have now detected something that looks like flying saucers on rsd«r at the same lime l h a t people have claimed they saw flylnjt saucers. In other words flying saucers are not just cloud freaks or hallucinations. If so (hey could not he delected on a radar Admisiion No. 8 is that flyinj saucers could possibly be space ships from another planet. The reason for this admission Is that it will soon be possible for us lo build a spare ship to visit lhe moon if wp are wlllinc to spend the money for research and construction. Our rurrenl research inlo atomic power and luper-ionic speeds already has progressed so far that it is definitely known tuch a ship can be buill. but the bin expense would come from creatins almosphere Inside Ihe ship In support human life while traveling from one planet to the other,Therefore if we are this close to Interplanetary travel. Air Force officers admit that a more advanced civilization could be keeping this planel under surveillance through flyinj saucers. Admission No. 3--It has not been announced, but scientific observation posts have been set up in New Mexico, where we are testing guided missiles, to track flying iiuceri ilso. A number of flying saucers have been seen in Ihe Southwest, and since trained specialists are already on thi Job in that irea with the latest scientific gadgets, the Air Force has nrdnred them to watch for flying saucers ind track them scientifically. Jn addition, the Air Force has Instructed its 14-hour air observers lo watch not only for enemy planes but flying mueers. Furthermore it has «et up ipeciij cameras on Its radar screens to keep i iilctorlil record of flying siucers or my other strange objecti rutting across the screens * * * Finally Wright Field, at Dayton, Ohio, Ihe center of all Air Force remrch, has been instructed lo chirt all flying nucer pattern* find out whether their light behivlor Is ilmllar. and whit characteristics they seem to have in common. This was itiriMi only two months *co and no similar pitterns have yet been rioorted except for the peculiar fuel that more flylni; saucers have b«*n observed around U.S. atomic centers ind around Writ:ht Field than anyplace else. This could he because observers from another planet were Interested in our atomic and air development, thniuh the Air Force thinks it's more likely to be because the population around lho?e bases Is more sensitive to something strance in the iklei. However, while Air Force officials are lak- Ing evary precaution to solve the mystery thev line wirn that the first flying saucer was seen by the Prophet Ezeklal who reported seeinj a flying wheel in the heavens. The Air Force has tracked down thousands of finlastlc reports from that, of George Koehler of Denver, who reported blond, beardless Ihree- foot men from Venus, to the movies take" bv Nick Mariana of Great Falls. Monl. The beardless men turned out to be a hoax, and the movies turned out to be pictures of two hlgh-flvine jet fighters. So, while Ihe Air Force Is doins everything . noss.lble to.solve the mystery, it still has Its collective fingers crossed. Tn« administration began working Iwo weeks ·go lo nettle the steel dispute so President Tru- min or Phil Murray could announce it at Ihe Democratic convention. That may have been why a special price concession was offered the steel industry by the White House at lhat lime despite Truman's veto of (he price IncrcBso proposed last March by Charles E. Wilson, lb e defense mobiliier who resinned after Truman reversed him. Here is the Inside story of (he netoliation which began two weeks before the convention and at first blew up in smoke. About a week before the convention U S Steel's Ben Fall-lew went to the While House snd Informed Defense Mobilizer John Stoclman- ' I f you'll give us a worth-while price increase I will guarantee to have the strike settled within one hour of my return to Pittsburgh." "What do you call worth while Mr Fair less?" Steelman asked. Fairless said he wanted a price boost avi-- a«ins JS.6S fnr all types of steel. Sleelman finally cave Fairless an assurance that the government would permit the $s 1,5 boost, then urced Fnirless to relurn to Piitsburso immediately lo settle the strike "within an hour" as promised. Sleelman ronfid-nll.v passed Ihe good news on 10 both Roger P u t n a m and Ellis Arn;.ll. The next day. however. Sleelman was a b r u p t - ly surprised by a long-distance call from Fairies-, "I can't settle this strike for SS.fiS-pcr-ton increase," he said. "Th union has just increased i:s demands. 111 need a bigger price boost." Sleclnun then phoned Phil Murray to ask about the "new union demands." In blunt Unguaae. Murray told Sleelman thai Ihe union had not altered ils position one iota. Murray prn . ceeded to prove his point by reiteratina the union position. It was at this point that Steelman Gcttia* Harder and Harder to Hear Boyle's Column Br HAt BOYLE New York-W-A husband's job j The husband hat been artful], u«d to be lo bring home lhe ba-! convinced his wife Is doing him'. con. In more and more households | favor to let him into the kitchen'' todiy, however, the husband n o t ' But what is the real truth? «?' only brings home the bacon--he has been freed of her most one cooks it, ton. A man's place is in i mis chores through the centuries hi kitchen. i cooking dinner, then doing thf This quiet revolution in do- i dishes. mestic duties began about a quar-1 I am an old-fashioned man, IM er of a century ago in that period I it i* the other way in my heTM of culinary history known as "the i The other evening T went into tj,,- ra of the outdoor grill." Father, kitchen. My wife, Frances, lumen ot the idea he *was a real heroic {around and saw me and jumped igure as he stood, eyes strcamin? i "What's the matter?" I asked rom the smoke, turning over a [ 'You startled me," she said. IfV ow of hot dogs or steaks burn- j been years since I saw you in the ng to death over a fire in a stone j kitchen.' arbecue oven in the backyard. | · - ·M-m-m-m-m. simply delici- I But when «'* to out to h lve :," murmured mama later. I "inner with friends, the hot! unching a sandwich that tasted j m "sls me at the door and says: f garlic and old rust. This fern-' "Don't go Into the livins roro. ' ine flattery went to father's | with the girls. All they'll talk ead. j shout is baseball and politic" "If I can do this well ouldoors " ! S!a v hprf in the kitchen, and heln e told himself, "what couldn't I ] me b3s((1 lhe mutton. I'm tryint i o in a real kitchen?" i n TM' recine--very exciting.' You So he moved indoors ...,,.. mself a cookbook, and becan ex- ou i wran it in burlap and murdoek houcht | 'eaves and cook it over a slow fir! '" , - j rimcntins like a small hoy with I-fler. after the meal Is ov pr . [,, " new chemistry set. Every week- ; ' 1anf ' s me a dishtowel and says d he fieured out a new dish lo ! " Voli know how wives are -Thev try on his friends, and from t h e ^ ' i k e a '''c 3 " kitchen." and after life of the party hp bcc?me the we arp through he ssys; ' wife of the party-- the guy in the ' " Xcw - sna11 we join the ladies'" sky-blue npron. ; When WP go in w s find Mama gallantly shuddered her way through his lrial-anrt-«rror efforts, and told guests fondly in Ins presence: "My husband is scttinc to he a wonderful cook, but he does I the kitchen in such a mess." This praise touched father', conscience. i ladies have taken the television set ansrt and are trying lo nut in 1 a new tube, and one wife is say . i "Darn it. I forgot to put a JV 0 j leave ' s i z t '"Driver in my purse. ' I l e a l e :can'Hvork without it." It all makes me pine for t h e . days be'ore knighthood was convinced that the steel companies v.-'rc out to get all the traffic would bear. Economic Stabilizer Putnam tolrl a private conference: "These sleel people apparently think they can blackmail and doublecross the government. They're not going to get away with it as long as I'm here. As far as I'm concerned, they're o::ly entitled (o $3.50 a ton increase. They 'can wait till hell freezes over before they get any " Bennett Cerf Dorothy Lamour began her professional career by running an elevator at Marshall Field's, and in fact, declares she's always ready lo go back in a pinch. "I learned all about pinching while 1 was running that elevator." she adds. "Field's is famous as a family store--but a lot of Ihe men who rode in my car hid forgotten to bring their families with them ' * * * There was a day at Field's when a man entered Ihe book section with an armadillo in leash. Clerks, ruslomers and store officials closed in In study the strange pet--also to see that he didn't eat any of the merchandise. In the meanwi-.ilc completely unobserved, i confederate of the pel- owner was cleaning off several' hundred dollars' worth of articles from nearby counters. From that day a new rule was put into effect and strictly observed at Field's: no armadillos are allowed in the book department * * * Mever Wagman. l u e typoarapher. has a nine- year-old son. Michael, who is a ncar-prodiay at the piano, with a general I. Q. lo match. At a party the other evening it the Wa»man's the conversation drifted around to Gertrude Stein, and one guest thought he'd test ynunj Michael's knowledse. "Mike," he demanded, -when I say a rose is a rose is a rose is a rose, what doos it mran to you?" Michael promptly answered, "Whiskey." * * * John Firmin, an FBI man for several years, was covering a case in Boston when one of the bluebloods from Beacon Hill asked him where he hailed from. "Findlay. Ohio," said Firmin. "Ah yes. Ohio." said the blueblood t h o u g h t f u l l y ' " I was there once. My plane had to make a forced landing on the way back from Santa Barbara " Firmin's Flock went up when he reminded the Bostoner that Findlay was the home of William Dean Howell's "A Hazard of New Fortunes"--the story of one of the earliest gas booms in the history of the country. conscience. j na - vs wore knighthood was j n "Why should I have all the fun ' l-lTTM' " "'""'' *" ' On(! ""'" ' of cooking, and leave mv wife aTl!. · "*-'^i' ""PTM 1 ?* n,arria«,, (V dirty work?" he said -I mc« , h ' ?'"J" f f ' i r TM " neart with I'd better tidv no th, kit,*.- ."''.I lh ? *?" A ." c 'mcher: ·And another thing, hnner · I never e ' ' " thewhoi^y-oT-, TMi;TM:; TM^X' Th., is w,, a ,, ^ ,,, steut |-- x^sstes* Questions And Answers Q--Does sound travel at the same speed through air and water? A--In water, it travels four limes as fast as It does through air. Sound travels through steel 13 times as fast as through air. Q--What was the first state to have an official state flower? A --Vermont, which passed a bill naming the red clover as it? state flower on Nov. 9. 1894. Q--What strategic materials can Ecuador provide in wartime? A--Quinine, balsa wood for airplane and life rafl construction, kapok for life preservers', oil and natural rubber. Q--What do the symbols on lhe slate seal of Maine represent? A--The seal shows the farmer and Ihe seaman, who stand for Ihe two main interests in Maine: the north star symbolizes the position of the state of the Union. Q--What type O f language is Do? A--It is an invented language. Like Esperanto Rn was proposed as an international language. Q--What signs of life are said to have been observed on the planet Mars? A--Most modern astronomers believe that there is no intelligent life similar to the earth's higher animals existing on Mars. But they do believe that the planet has some plant life Q--What is Tammany Hall? A--Democratic politics! organization of Manhattan, located in New York. Dorothy Dix hiBtT-s-hnnM^che ^ ^ ' *" " com; very much 'interested in on? of my pupils--a boy of 16. He you advise such a ' Answer: You are doin'jr a most own stando and from h r m I Can't Cry Now If Adais M-.;i:,-;:!i cmm. no. KM M*. i*. THE HTOBr. C.. Pm e .«... ,, mink Oil KBIT Kh» u I»T.ITC l» U e IrKk of Afmn Jrr._r. nkn knrtr ·OMdblHi: afeitt tfc* d f n f h "f Kitr'» tntkef curtn. cann. .1- fl'-crn hMlrvtif, WRM MUM AflrlMK N lianclacT 1" which ft ·fvrrk.criKT waa ·!·* fatally ···t. Adrr lie-ink «n*ntl«Btd ttj thkv* Alga*. C'VTHT ·kerll, Kmlf Im nl»ie4. TheyUDo It Ever Time --*· By Jimmy Hatlo ^ INNIM6S III ,JT ATY ELMO'S breakfast egg no doubt was atill sitting, sazzy and, until now, forgotten, beside the cereal bowl and cream pitcher in the runshine- yeJIow breakfast nook she and Chris and Ted had done over In the Spring, and-Heavens! Ihe f e m i n i n e worry sprang full-blown from her subconscious--had she turned off the ( stove? I Thankful for a purpose, at least she fumbled in her purse for her keys, switched oh the ignition, and punched the startir button. Routine novaments, rtone in a routine manner. They helpad. She drove through town without actually seeing it, only vaguely aware that people turned to look at her. There would be no pily In their eves now, as there had been after Chris's death; there would be curiosity, senm, contemptuous I- , , told you so glimees. . her common- . . ! "Stop it, K«ty! i sense scolded. ' The highway was jammed with iSunday nflemoon trilBc, hut not · u n t i l *he found herself neatly isandwlched b e t w e e n n jalopy 'crammed to its b.iltcred extremi- ities with eaRtr, boisterous twn- |ager md I convertible that leered (out of h«r nir-vlcw mirror did [she Mt why. SB* iMtnisd aloud, "Oh no!" Tlw Utv* wis at her own 'drivtwij, wwt* mother of Led- fcetttr*! fefiuttai was trying lo Iceep tht ii|M-ie*n moving. ' Ortaily, Katy ituck out ber arm In ilnnil · itnp and then a left turti. The (Hftnr »anM »l her. "Kew moving, lady, keep--" "I live here." "You Miss Elmo?" Steeling herself for the suspi clous contempt that was sure t come, Katy nodded. Rut the face that peered into thi :r.r was neither tuspicious nor con temptuous. A s i d e from beini slightly harried, it was like ani other face in a similar situation trying very hard to be officially neutral. 'I'm Scott," lhe officer said "You'll find Deputy Donnell at th house, Miss Elmo." Katy wondered if they had come to arrest her. "I'll slop the traffic," Deputy Scoff was saying, and «s the terror let go, Katjr went weak with relief. She was glad when he stepped quickly away from her c»r, halted the oncoming traffic with an up- flung hand and with the other motioned her into the narrow lane that led to the rumbling old farmhouse she bad bomht while Chris was in the Army. · * * CHE had lived there alone .--·nite th« protMti of .well-wishing friends until Chris c a m e home, bringing Ttd Jordan with him because th«y wire buddies and Ted didn't have, any place to go right iway. That was the way It had begun-Ted was their guest for a month, then two months, until he came one day to lay In had a Job and w»s taking a room in town. Katjr couldn't say she was sorry, ex* «ctly. She liked Ted, but having lim around all the time was im- harxty, just the same: it meant al- wiy« planning for three instead of wo, alw»y» remembering th«t you were hosteu. Anyway, she hid t»M Chrit, two nooUB to I trttt? kn| vtilt. "tun, 84i, but-* IM frinmd. Anyhow, you like him, don't you?" IJaty drove swiftly up the driveway, away from memory. Ordinarily she loved these close-pressing trees because they shut the world and its worries out. but today they hovered, ominous and black against the westering sun, murderous . . . Katy shuddered. She looked up just in time to shriek her tiras in a mad swerve that barely missed i figure scrambling out of the underbrush. She hit the brakes hard. "Johnny Jerome, don't do thai!" For a rplit second, she was Miss Elmo, English teacher, being stern with a recalcitrant student. Then «he was Kity Elmo igain, Katy Elmo, suspected of killing Johnny's sister. " J o h n n y -- Johnny I'm-" "Don't say it. Miss Elmo!" The dark young eyes were dull and streaked red from crying. "1-- c-cant stand sympathy!" tf ATY reached tcross the scat to open Ihe car door. "Get in, Tohnny." Johnny Jerome shook his head. "Johnny--" "What'd Agne* tell you, Miss Ilmo?" 'She didn't get i chance to tell me anything." Johnny Jerome wet his lips. "What is It, Johnny?" "Nothing!" The boy's voice was harsh. "Johnny, T didn't -- surely you on't think !--" But Johnny Jerome wai gone, osing himself in the dark woods where, lust night, his sister hid ought for her life and lost It. Kity tried to call Johnny hack, but Johnny either didn't hear her, r wouldn't return. Katy sighed. nd gave her car g«.«. A« the noved on up the driveway she eould «tlll hear the horni of the Sunday ilghttten on the highway. ·wple were enjoying the thrill of o»klng it the plic« where a mur- «r had occurred. K«ty locked lh« otbjr wiy when ·he erav* p»t the rpenlng In the m», wh«r» you muld lee the foot rUge , . . ao nwr the koum--io ·ar ta Kity . . . where A|B«a had died. !3i lle.oeMtaMi) . t , be seriously interesled in a woman almost twice his ace Hit feeling loward vou i, ' mnh n form of schoolboy crush'and will inevitably pass. Better treat il in the same wav or "rious trouble I. in store for ."oV H knowledg. of your attachment reaches the ' misht mcan ,»" h -- -t -H. He feels i,' s be- ^rv dlS '° yal '° "* ""'"^ mem ' ! " ,, ., ' *·»?·"= TM. «rief over*, £ r . ' ^ - lh " ccrtainl - v md "i n d ''· ''° Ur hu!b ' nd ' s a t t i - lude . s " ms to verge on a guilt eomplex. Does he feel that perhaps he didn't do enough for his TM olhw . ""«« ^ *« «HTM? « i u' contmues a? he is now, he may ; cao ri,T f vou"r'^ nd K lEtron? - e'.her f .r,?!^ ?'* h TM SM · · trusted physician or a i?""""' Eith " on « could P"' " i th,, "!'" " "","!? tnd th ' * ritf : '« «PP«TMntly due more to his · mvn shortcomings than to the ac- I U a I ! °" °' hi! moth "- Pear Dorothy Dix: I have been going with a nice boy but my mother dor? not approve of him a* she claims he drinks too much Actually, he doesn't take more :han four or five drinks v.-hcn he s with me. Because my father ! vas a heavy drinker, mother has the same ii?a about any man who takes a drink. Answer: Haven't you sense I enough to profit from experience --even if the experience is that of someone else? Your mother i s ' absolutely correct in her warn- ngs. Four or five drinks is much oo much for a young man to take ' n fact, even one drink cnn often ! be too much. If you don't wanl to j lore up misery for yourself, fol-1 ow mnm's advice and let the oung man go. Dear Miss Dix: Since my mo- tier-in-law died six months aio, ly husband, who is in liis fcrtie* i has been so erief stricken that he is losing interest in his own home ' and family. I've never seen a situation like this before. He is act- want us to have any pleasure in Young Designer Presents Show; Skirts Longer Paris - (ft - Alwyne Gamble, a young Paris designer staying a show outside the dressmaker's syndicate, yesterday showed a nev,- line of black, dark grey and sober plaids. Skirls have crept back down almost lo new look length. Emphasis is on adaptability and quick changes. A cocktail dress cape lei! down lo make a short train for dinner. A full-skirted cost is really two-piece: the skirt comes off lo leave a fitted jacket over « · woolen dress. Gamble introduce! two new kinds of skirts. One is a slim shealh slit up (he front almost far enough to show off the model's Barters when she strolls. And · there's a hybrid effect that looks like tight-leaped pants in front md a skirt behind. The fashion season jfets under- way in earnest tomorow with shows by Fath, Heirs and Lanvin- Castillo. 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