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l£4 NOBTMWUT ARKANUS TUMI. , July 31, Arkansas iimri If f«y«MTilto DM)* OenMeia* Published dally eicepl tutelar ky FAYETTEV1LLE DEMOCRAT PUBLISHING COMPANY Rootrls rulbrighL Prcaietni Founded June 14. IIM il the post olfice at Fayetteville, Entered Ark., at Srnmd-CUu Mail Milter. Bam E. Gearhart. Vie* PrM.-Genaral Maoaget Trd fi. W r lU. CdUu HIl-.'/iEJl OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press is exclusively enullc-o to the use for republie.«tloti o( all ntwi dlspitchei credited to it or not otherwise credited !n thij paper and aUo the local news published herein. AU rights of rcpublicrllon of ipccUl die- patches herein ore also itserved. Ttir ' · I n cl SUBSCHtl'TIOM UAIfM .................... xta (by rarrlefi In Wa»lmig;3n. flenma. Mjdl*r.a coua- A-k . ^nd Adiir coumj, OCIa mr.nth ............. ........... ________ Tie irti rr'.i'hi ................. ___________ ..12se n month* . .*_ .......... . ......... ___ ,, use One MII ................... -- fate M»i] )-i tr.unUci other thui above: Of- monlft ......... _______ ,, |i at T'ira* mrmtha ........................... _________ t?» Bljt monttn ... ____ . . . _ _ 14 H On» r«ar . ...... , ....................... |«oo ^ _ All mail ptrabl* In advance ~ M.mbrt Audit Burn* of CimleUoB The Water Supply--3 Although Fayrttrville hss a sufficient available supply of water to serve a city S several times larger t h a n this city fe at I 'present, an expansion of the trr'atmpnt facilities reportedly is nerescary. At t h i s . time we gel. our w a t n r from both smith and north of town, with treatment facilities at each point. Some thought (IMS linen ITM given to pnlarKfrtff the plant at. Johnson. U" to the north, and supplying it with 8,000 00 feet of 16-inch pipe from Lake Favette- fot ville. and building a 20-Inch line Intn the · · city from the expanded treatment plant. pu However. Engineer L. M. MrGoodvrin "' has informed Mayor Powell M. Rhea, that g^ an enfrfneerlntr and economic study shows S, fhnt. over'a r-Jriod of 20 years, it would lie ; cheaper by about J'18.000 to install a new nu treatment, plant at the lake, topother w i t h JM the necessary rnnnectinr flow line to the *i' city. But even this is rejected in favor of _ another program. p« Since it is obvious, writes McOoodwin. A ' that from « study of water supply sources TM thev wfll have to be operated as a unified , lc system and thst. each gupplv will have to · be made accessible to a treatment plant of ~jj maximum capacity, it appears lojrical to . treat all the water in one treatment plant. 1 A Hnzle treatment plant of m a x i m u m '·«- ( wir.ity on Mt. Seouoyah. with transmission lines from both West Fork and Lake Fay- *ttevil!f with remotely controlled pumps, would be far the most economical in construction and operation, he advises. Dnlv one set of operational employes would be required, and the numps would be controlled from the filter plant and the problems involved in choosing which source of iiipplv to USB would be no rreat*r ,than choosinir which push on a iWitch- board. Standby emnloves would not be re- nuired at either Lake Fayettevi!|p or West Fork to care for the pumps. "Thfa would be done by a city maintenance ennrineer who is already or) the payroll and nerving other city equipment," the engineer reports. The finsr.dnjr of the project is of immediate concern when this situation rs placed under consideration, of course, and it should be pointed out that there is a swcinl provision in the Arkansas statutes which provides that a five-mill treneral pb- liratinn lew mm- be voted hv the. neonle for water systems. This levy is in addition to. ^anrl ranimt hr used for. purposes fnr wh'c-h other levies sre provided hv s t a t u t e . That there is nor poin.c to be full aqrep- ment on the methods to he used in exnapd- nrj the present water-system, should be tnken as ^ranted. There may be severrl ways in which the city mipht'proceed, and to our there i« no inclination on any official's rart to lay down a rule which should be followed. Hut. and this is true some a t t e n t i o n to the f u t u r e problem that we are pomp to have as we continue to Krow. f., hiphlv desirable. There are those who sircere'y believe t h s t some co.stlv mistakes have been made, and who would have t h e i r say before a n y t h i n c else is done, and a,l citizens should be afforded a chance to he nenrd. But the initiortant thing, as we see !t now i* to t h i n k about the situation together, so t h a t before loner we can actually becin plannrnp ways and means to expand thr system and provide an ample supply at THE WASHINGTON Merry-Go-Round «T DREW PEAHSOH _ . --Shortly before Evita Peron died, U. 5. relations w i t h Argentina had reached such an all-time low t h a t eventual withdrawal of the American ambassador was under consideration. The low pojnt occurred July 10, w j i h the bombing of ihe Abraham Lincoln library in Buenos Aires, an official L'. S. library operated hy ihe State Department's cultural division. The American public, engrossed in political convtntionj. knew almost nothing about this in- cider.t. And the Argentine police appeared to know and care even less. Though the explosion Injured two U.S. employees and did SlS.fiOO worth of damage, the Argentine government merely shrugged its shoulder.-: over the o f f i c i a l protest of Charge ri'Affalrrs Lester Malory. In f a r t , the Argentine Ministry //,' 'Srjre:Kn A f f a i r s did not even answer his protest f»r a matter of three days. Even in Moscow, American officials gel. more courtcus treatment t h a n the nrle hauchtmers handed oul to U.S. diplomats in Arsenlina. .\or noes the Moscow press go any f u r t h e r lhan the A i g e n t m e press in lahr.'mg American." as ' W a l l Street imperialists," "Yanqui barbarians." and "warmongers." Through all this, the Slate Department has continued to smile, a l i t t l e s t i f f l y it's true, an 1 to maintain t h a t the Peron regime was merely Irving to divert domestic attention ir.vsy frn'r. the ?ad plight of Argentine economy b v ' t a k i r " it out on the U.S.A. However, with the bombing of thr Anraham Lincoln library and the arrival of new V S Ambassador Albert F. Nufer. a r t i f f e r ci.h.y is being adopted. Three months will be riven the new ambassador In work out a more reasonable Ar- genline a t t i t u d e toward the US.A. If he not succeed, it is more than likely that he will be recalled altogether. Note--The death of Ivita Peron msy change the Argentine situation radically. Wi'h the enJ of her tremendous hold over labor and with the A 1 .pentine economic situation worse t h i n ever before, there It almost certain to be a clash be- :v:«en labor and the military. * * * Sen. John Williams of Delaware, the man who keeps the Internal Jievenue Bureau continually on the buzz saw. is poine to probe further inm the Inleres!ing fact that Harold A. Lockhart. the collector of internal revenue in ' President Truman's home town and former a t - Inrnry for the president, suddenly turned uo with 139.400 in cash. Mr. Ixickhart carried his larqe bundle of cash in 5, 10, 20, 50, and inn-dollar hills rinwn to the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City on November 8. 1951. just a few days before he" hsd to fill out a Treasury questionnaire regarding his assets and income. He explained to John Phillips, ,7 r .. vice president of the bank, that he had been keeping the money in a safe-deposit box for some years and further exnlained to Senator Williams on January 13. 1D52. t h a t he had accumulated the cssh over a period of 35 years because he had suffered a loss in i bank failure and had not trusted banks since. Vice President Phillips of the federal reserve hank reported that Lockhart's money "had the appearance of having been packaged for some time, and some national banknotes were noted which have not been Issuible for circulation since 1935.' W W W Senator Williams, who looked Into the matter, found that the only bank failure in which LocXhart was Involved cccurrc;! . :D3I, about 15 years afier he claimed he had started' to accumulate a cash hoard. Furthermore, the f a i l u r e occurred to the bank in which Ixvkhsrt claimed to have had a safe-deposit box, which would have .neant that he would have had to transfer his funds to another bank when the first bank closed. However. Lockharl, when questioned by Senator Williams, could not remember rhans-n; :»fe-deposit boxes. The senator also asked him why none of the hills he turned in were Isrce- sizc currency. At the time the covernmen- changed the size of t h e bills he would have had 'o turn in his currency, yet Lockhart could n-' remember doing so. Nor could he remember c h a n c i n g gold certificates when the government called them in. Later it wss disclosed that Lockhart had sn active bank account all riunnc h- t i m e he claimed he was afraid to make Iwnk deposit Finally. Lockhart was chairman of a three-«ts!c wpr bond drive in 19-12. d u r i n g ".-hich he was asking oiher people to convert cash into eovern- mcnt bonds. Only on November 8. 1951, Hist before he was called upon to fill out a government questionnaire on his assets and his income d'd he brmp in S39.400 in cash and convert it in!o £24 400 in series G bonds and $15,000 in series E bonds. The Internal Revenue Bureau has been asked for an explanation of the matter, hut has marie no reply. Mr. Lockhart was formerly Preodent Truman's atsoir.ey when the latter was Jackson , County judge, and was the firsl caller upon th» president this week when he arrived in Kansas City from Chicago. The Demnrrtic leaders who put Adlai Stevenson across al Chicago had a genuinely d i f f i c u l t time celling him to stand still Thev had to kern dra!t'rT ! '' V r TM V i n c i n g h i m t h a l he »'« r-fing A f t e r S:cvenson made the npeninc speech a! 'If in a car with Chi- Boyle 9 s Column By HAL BOYLE New York-ftf'l-It must be Tom ! the Chairborne Eagle. Swift. -Just Tom Swift," will come th« Ves, who elta could it be but fun-loving Torn Swift, flying those Hying saucers around? You remember Tom. the sll- American boy Inventor. He took up where Thomn Ediion Icit off. The Horatio Alger heroes wert scheming opportunists, the Rover Soys were juvenile ftoboes, and frank Merriwell was a tramp ath- ete compared to Tom Swift, the dedicated youthful scientist. _ A generation ago he was the ictional hero of every near-sight- d lad whote scrawny frame com- iwlled him to believe in the power I J brain over brawn. How they oved to read about Tom Swift nd his motorcycle, Tom Swift and is glider, Tom Sivlft and his fly- if machine, Tom Swift and his pogo stick. firm but modes! reply. ; hate to think what will hac pen then. Three Air Force con- will hit him from three sidei cart him olf to a ward, as the fine psychopathic ,, ,, , _ o!d inventor yells, "1 am, too, Tom Swift! j arn , I am!" And t h a t will be the end of Tom Swift and his flying saucers. This will eliminate one of the two major problems facing the Air Force today. One of these problems is its Inability 1 0 catctl a flying saucer its pilots can si Well, sometime after the end of he first World war. as best I can ecall, hit fans lost interest in om and his fantastic c^nlrap- ons and began reading Ernest Hemingway and Faiih Baldwin. d do " v ln ' other i the problem in Korea: Its inabiil ity to put up a pkne that will en. able its pilots to close in on a Russian Mijr-15 they can see and believe in--but can't cstch. The reason 1 believe that th? flying saucers are » Tom Swift invention ic that I can't understand the Air Force'! ittitude toward them. It hai checked some 2,000 reported sightings of "th-inp saucers" in the last year--25' pc r l . any«hin g Tom Swift ever to . ( Z X * ^ ^ TM ? * caeo Boss Jake Arvey. who. noting the ovation given Stevenson, remarked, -You still think it's a phony draft?' "1 t'irs.s it's the real thing," Stevenson replied. "I eucjs I'm hooked." That nicht he came back to the convention however, and sat among the Illinois delegates where he saw various professional politicians workme to push the Stevenson draft, smong them ex-Sen. Francis Myers of Pennsylvania, who had been appointed Stevenson's floor manager. Whereupon the povernor told Barney Hodes law pnrtrer o! Jake Arvey. that he was going to Issue a statement takine himself out of the race Hodes imrrediaic-ly called Myers off the convention flonr ar.ri warned him to desist or his candidate would iitue a statement. Mvers orom- ised. However, other Pennsylvania delegates say that bo'h Myrrs and Mayor David Lawrence of Pittsburgh used the most powerful pressure tactics on the delegates all riiirms the convention to whip them into line for Stevenson. Bennett Cerf The third vice-president of a downtown bank is a nnjorious ladies' man, despite his seventy years, and th- girls in the organization make wide detours to escape his pinching forays. One mormn2 last month. h"w«-cr. he barely" looked up when nm-le star Joan Crawford nn'kled by. "Get a Had of old J. W.."' marveled a member of the s'aff. "I'm afraid his eyes are on their last legs." * * * A km m Soviet Russia heard the slogan 'Stalin has f r e e d you from yn-jr chains" so often t h a t he f i n a l l y asked his father. "What chains are thev i.ilkir.s aboi.;"- The f a t h e r whispered ·The E n.d 3nd rii.-mr.nd chains your mother had w!-.on I innrnrn hrr " * * + A hich-powrreti r l f i c k n c y expert, conducting an expensive survey for a manufacturer of I Can't Cry Now incinerators sent out an elaborate questionnaire beginning, "What make of garbage disposal unit do you use?" One woman answered. "Half a dozen hogs.' * * * A new comedy act recorded a half-hour show on radio recently for submission to a big sponsor. "But there's no audience in the studio" complained one of the comedians. "How are we gonna get laughs?" The agent said, "Don't worry We'll tape In laughs from a Groucho Marx- recording." "But won't Groucho get sore?" persisted the comic. "$ah," the agent assured him "-He doesnt know it, but we taped in HIS laughs from Jack Benny!" * * * Songstress Kay Carrington (wife of Composer Arthur Schwartz) computes her day-to-day check book balance with meticulous care, but for some strange reason, her end-of-the-month figures rarely agree with that of the bank. Kay had a ready explanation for her December discrepancy, however: "I just forgot to deduct last month's mistake." * * * Announcement on the front pag« of the Springdale Bugle: "Due to the shortage "of paper several births will have to be postponed until next week." * · Questions And Answers Q--For wh»t do the letters "PT" in "PT Boaf'stand? A--The letters PT stand for patrol torpedo, which means that the craft carries out patrol duties and also carries torpedoes for combat. Q--How long did it take to construct the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Reims. France? A--It was started in 1211 and completed in Q--Did Rembrendt get rich from his paint- Ings? A--In his early life Rembrandt became very rich.and built up a magnificent art collection. However, he later became bankrupt and was poor the rest of his life. his earlier inventions. Eight now, hes just having a little fun with the thing. i spite his greying temples, will | stnoe into Air Force headquarters | m the Pentagon, lay a bundle of blueprints on the desk and say: ' here are the plans for mv 'flying s=ucers. I give them to you as a patriotic service." "And who are you?" in 1347? Nope. I still believe there is something besides illusion to it all. If it isn't Tom Swift, then There is one other possible explanation. I heard one smtll girl tell it to another. "Of course there aren't any fly- saucers." she said. "They're ' iust like Ssnta Easter Bunny Claus and the ifs your father weeks aco with girls and boys who a watch, i know my mother would keep it. Should j keep | or return it to h i m ? B. L. Answer: Neither you nor »y can be the least bit sure of ·our feelings, for each other; first, because of the extremely short jenod of acquaintance, second, than an adc arette around. Aping the prir- the I ileges of one's elders is not the best way to enjoy one's youth. Aren't you taking advantage of mom and pop's good hiture by doing things you know they would because of your youth. Most em-1 not approve? Thev extend liberal ph.t,cally you should return the \ privileges to you; why not be sat- w.tch. It is too valuable a gift to . isfied with them »nd behave like be accepted under the circum- tances and, furthermore, don't · ever keep a present that your mo- i Dear .Miss Dix: 1 am soing- with tner doesn t know about. | a hoy who is very welf mannered n ,,· r,"--^ i a n d befiaves very we.ll when he is Dear Miss Dix: Two months ago | with me. However, my girl friend I met a boy whom I liked very | says that when he is awav from much. He comes to sn- me two or | me he says mean things, and tells three times a week. Xnw he tells , her he is £ oing to stop seeing me. me he has a girl friend in an- D sensible 14-year-old? If A*li« McDfmk E STORY. k l l l r * T»r« **·»! cfcrt. El», Ll»k . Ckrl. Klmo'm ,l,lrr. brilr« · nm« ktllpr took Ifar HTM ·! thrrr. bal the khfrlir ·»·*· t* It* ·rarklRjt OB a theory tbBI l.lak raBSkl CfcrU robbing hi* *»rt tbr? wfcpr (-.irk nthrr. ifi-l i Km» mnk Acnr.' Hie k^-.i.^r kBtw loo Mack. the convention, he drove i rhey'll Do It Every Time ---- By Jimmy Hatlo JT ATY ELMO was in the kitchen up the forgotten breakfast things, when the tele phone ranp. And rang again, in i sistently, before she could gc ·to iL ' "Elmo's," she said, from habit Then, "Oh, hello, Ted." "What do you mean 'Oh hello, in that tone? Did the sheriff's muscle man work you over? Wai it bad, Kety?" "Not too bad." K n t y paused. She wanted to tell Ted that she was glad he called to talk to someone that didn'' think she had Jerome. murdered Agnes Into the tiny silence, Ted Jordan said, "I'm glad, Katy. I waa-- well, worried." · "You too, Ted?" · "Why me too?" ·Well, I'm suspect No. 1, Ted. 1 Katy was conscious of her fingers tightening on th« phone as she spoke, admitting she wai frightened to Ted. without actually saying so. Scared half to death- thai was what the bus driver had said about Agnes Jerome, Agnes was dead. "Ted--" and "Nonsense." Ted brushed Kary"! i fears aside, "That questioning Is i Just routine stud, Katy. Why, I they even had nw In to answer a ; few." ; "1 know,* Katy Mid wearily, 'remembering that Dave Argus had ; known that she told Tad ah* wa* ! going to SprlngffeM. -But wsgr idid I hey quwtlon you?" ; -Ikcaine I knew Agmi Jfron* i--In a v«ffi« anrt of way." Tid 1 ! w4ct sounOfd Uka * ntMl atanaf- "I Just knew who sh* was--tb ftirl who sold dgarets and stuff a Marty's on Mason Avenue." · a a 1TATY wished Ted would not v "cigartts and stuff" lake ths It sounded as if Agnes wert selling dope or something, Marty's "on M a s o n Avenue wasn't quite respectable--shodd; rowdy, and frequented by lou and boisterous people ·-- but wasn't breaking the law by sell ing dope. But, the thought cam suddenly, full blown, it was th find of a place where Agnes ha heard something that had led to murder! Ted--* "Yeah, Katy?- Ted sounded houghlful. Was he beginning to connect Agnes Jerome's deatb with the death of Chrii, too? "Can you com* out* I'll flnd us something tot supper and--" ·'Uh-huh," ha Interrupted. Til come, Katy--I was hoping you ,-ould ask me. Do you know that, darling?--but we'll go somtwhtre or supper. Meridian, or soma- wh«re, when they've never heard [ Agnes Jerome. 1 * ·Or Chrii Elmo, Ted?" ·Stop It, Katyl" Then. "Half an hour?" ·I'll b* rtady,* Katy said wearily. She didnl want to go out She mild much rather fry ham and gga and make eoftec and eal In ront at the log Arc T«1 could HiiM In the living room, but Tad was being kind . . . aa Dave Argus ad bttn kind, !M couldn't help hlnklng, and tomehow ah* r»- iMTnbcnd young Johnny Jerom*, aaylng, tn, "I eanl tt»n4 tjm- T»thj. Mta DM." Th* pWnttvt cry ttOmt km M ah* *«·( ··main to tn*i to U» Mvy Mu* Mil th* had a wnj ·M «v *McM taint: aft* had ·At w**M Mfj J» |*lfa With her Qngemail scissors, she loosened the gay red feather on her new h»t She didn't feel gay tonight, nor even defiant. She wanted, rather, to burrow into the hole of anonymity and lick her wounds in private. Like Johnny Jerome, she didn't want them-not even Ted Jordan -- feeling sorry for her; she told herself that as she touched rouge to her cheeks, color to her lips. She tucked a rebellious tawny curl in place, studying herself in the siirror. Except for her eyes, she might have been dressing for any one of her past date: with Ted or n-ith Dave Argus. But she couldn't do anything about her eyes. In their blue depths, they still looked tiaunted. Ted seemed not to notice. "K«t7, you're a dream! Let's--* "Let's stay home." She said it quickly, b*fore the admiration ia his face affected her. 'And waste you looking like that?" "I'd--rather, Ted." The forced good humor fled. Us eyes, his whole being sobered. 'All right, Katy. I was just try- ng to help." "1 know, Ted." She touched hit arm. "Some other time--" "Sure, Katy. Some other time " le tossed his hat at the hall-tree With the same old airiness, but ike the attempted pretense it fell lat "Guon I'm out of practice," ""ed said u he stooped to pick it up. a a a ITATY watched him hang up Mi "· topcoat, and tried not to »-on- Str it h* was thinking Chris's coat used to hang there, too. Chris never wore a h«L "Light a fire, wont you, Ted" t wa» something to say, torne- hlng to do. He caught her spirit, or pre- ended to. "Logs In the same old la«7" She nodded. He and Chrti hM oil them at Intervals during the ummer. tong ricks were corded n the barn . . . in the dark. You'd bitter lake Major, T*d." "I'll be til ri^M." That's what Agnes JvotM (I»l other town and expects to marry her some day. Since I love him very much, do you thin:; there is a chance of my getting him away from her? PATSY Answer: You are foolish to care ·'S such a de- DOLLY M. Answer: Your so-called "?irl friend" is a troubie-miker of the variety. Ignore her snide remarks, end wait until you have firsthand proof of the boy's duplicity. Dcar , ! ! ' . : Although T am ul character and. if you could only I 5 'i and my boy friend is m ° rf foolish to 17 ' we p l a n to be fi 1 ie t ' n himSCU ' Wam 10 gi TM h i m an i upon marriage for Dear Dorothy Dix: Although 1 am only 14. I have been poinc out Sweet Stuff | quite a while. At 15 you have no idea of the responsibilities in- volxed and neither has the boy. Answer to TfVevlbuj finite HORIZONTAL 1 Sweet stuff from bees 6 Common sweet stuf? i l l Wild ais i 13 Tell 1 14 Bristly IS Rugged mountain crests 1 18 Bitter vetch 17 River in Switzerland 19 Entomology ib.) 20 Pools 2 Sounds harshly 97 Feline 31 Ventilator 32 Momentous 33 Caravansary 34 Lubricated 3} Stud with itirs 17 Snarptnert 31 Exalting 40 Baronets (ib.) 43 November (·b.) ·44 Mops' kiln 47 Prortrnt* 50 Dinner count 53 Str.lghteni 94 Went by steamer M Doctrine .MSwwt ketwecn U snd JO nanc/u 4 SeU-oteem 5 Affirmative reply 6 Weight of India 7 Rubber tret 8 Fence opening 9 Solar disk 10 Sweet after work 12 Erects 13 More uncommon 18 Preposition 20 Originate 21 Antenna 22 Body of witer 13 Piece of cord 24 foundation J6 Arrives (ab.) 28 Story 29 Alwayi 30 Communists 36 Raves 37 Bees store sweet stuff in these 39 Toward 41 Far off ( form) / 42 Whirl ; 44 Shield b*»r!n| 4 5 Observed 46 Scatters K 48 Compiss poigt 49Seint 51 National (ab.) - - ... - w - i t M - · U l 11«11UI1«1 I 25 Mortgage 40 Naughty child 52 Bind ·-· I Heavy blow li)unne*«WB4 1 '1 '1 2 » » "··- S ' -- 1 IZ '··''ft I*" 1 ··· ··?.: IS li n ··%. 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