Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 9, 1952 · Page 6
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 9, 1952
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AKAMAI TNNH, feveMwib, A lertunfay, A*** », tMl Mfdem Bluff Dwellers Near Crosses Find Their Home, Built Under An Overhanging Cliff, More Satisfactory Than Most Houses miklni the fuel bill nil. Nature even provides an «ir conditioner at the Qaker home. The house faces touthtitUrly with a door at both the wert and eait ends of the frame part ol the house. Four windows In the front of the house draw in the almost BrHLUIJINEI I homo, b u i l t «|«D offers the only '""IMS summtrbreew that sweeps Mr. and Mr,. Henry Bak- roof provided for the bam. ho, I ^'belo-' »d IhT'^ nu 7 tr M Brannan Mountain .ay thai pen*, chirkTM house ,nT crib t h a t TM un ,, n , b 'TM, d T h ',", , .",,, P M they utilize the natural resources. I s t r o l . h on past the house as far ,Tn"|.M tha? f,H.' Jrln i h ,?. they mean just that. They have | » Iho quarter-mllc-lon* bluff a«n In m nrf h.TL t ^ ?K *" C choicn for their home the refuge ef a great bluff overlooking one of the Jovller of the many lovely aceflet ef the Orarks. Not only doee the bluff form one wall and inoaf of the roof and ceiling of the reaches. A fprlni; of clear, cold CHICK SPECIAL oaeh NCATT MIXED ARKANSAS Iroiler Hatchery (·.·.·Millar _ TllnjHM MSI /lows from under the bluff right beside the house, providing a steady supply of wnlcr no matter how dry olhcr streams of the area may become. The sprinK is piped through, a wooden sprinK house and intri a 7.'iO gallon storage tank. The milk, cream and butler kept in the sprinjz house are refrigerated by nature. A tieeond pipe from thi sprins run« directly into the house and carries water to Ihe kitchen .Kink. The overflow from the storage t a n k find kltrhen sink run out to the edge of the narrow front yard and spill down the steep mountain side. .lust outside either of the three doors of (he house tan be found an abundance of wood for both h i , , , i noiue is hack under the bluff) water is sifted through the hickory and · · · . . . hcnting jinri cooking purposes, Vote For Clint Shook for COUNTY TREASURER Me is our uncle, and we know him as a good t man. Emest and Juanita Standley Pol. Adr. Paid for by Ernest Standley, Fayctteville walnut trees outside the windows When the temperature tumbles with the leaves, the Bakers still have no worry, for their home has a great mountain and th. bluff for its north wall-- and the wall slrclches on out on cither side of the house as a fort against the north wind. So well protectec from the cold is the Baker's bluff house Ihat the spring and spring house under the bluff, but outside the house, have never frozen over The concrete water storage tank located at Ihc bluff's edge has had a skim of Ice on it at times, however. Unique Rock Garden It is the spacious area that houses the spring and storage tank that Mrs, Baker utilizes as her wash house and storage space. It adjoint the house like a porch and Ihc dirt floor is picked so hard It appears to be concrete. On through the pine-floored two-room house and out the kitchen door Is , Mrs. Baker's rock garden. It Is a unique rock garden, for it is solid rock-- rock bluff that stretches straight up toward the sky like a wall. It is a garden, none the less, for it is covered by spotted ivy, I ground ivy, flowering moss and wild hydrangas. The Ivy and moss were planted by the homemakers In little pockets In the bluff wall. Come drouth or flood they remain, providing a mellowed bit of beauty CLI6 BARTON The Following Washington County Lawyers Know and Endorse GLIB BARTON For Your Attorney General LM Seomtter Hubert lurch Je*k Surge David lurleton J. K. Crocker Karl Greenhaw Leonard Greenhaw Suxanne Lighten A. D. McAllister, Jr. Clifton Wade Tom Pearson Homer Pearson Rex Perkins William Murphy Joff Duty Harvey Joyce Jack Joyce Hal Douglas Marion Wasson James K. Ivans Nathan Bickford Irving R. Kitts Courtney C. Crouch YoMhePeopleof Arkansas,DO WANT FOR YOUR ATTORNEY GENERAL- A man of integrity whose character !« above reproach, whoM family lift it respited in hit home community, wheta record M · practicing «t»rns r ii notably tucceuful in State, Federal and Supreme CotirH, whose ittiinmtntf in law art wild and wh. h hi|hh regarded by hit fellow member) of Mie lar throughout ArkantM. Elect Clib Barton Attorney General for the home. The denie wood on either side have hampered Mrs. Baker's attempts at railing grass for her little back yard, however. Mr. and Mrs. Baker h a v e ' r e tided In (hair bluff home a decade now. It was not that they were just young and daring when they moved there. Both of them ar« bordering the 70-year mark. Their five sons and two daughters were married and eone when Ihe couple finally decided to leave their home atop the bluff a n d build one underneath. Every time a wind storm blew up In the 30 years they had lived on top of the mountain the couple had taken I their children and found refuge j j under the bluff. Mr. Baker got I tired of chasing down there, he i said, and hit upon the idea of , moving under the bluff. Only one · I room was built at first. The sec- i ond room v/as added a year or so ' ago. Their son, Willis, and his family now live in the house where his parents formerly lived. It is his two lively sons, Bobby and Clifford, who retrieve the eggs laid by their grandparent's hens in pockets far up on the bluff wall above th. chicken house. The boys and their sister attend school at Elkins, after traveling part of the distance by (heir father's pickup truck and the remainder by school bus. The closest town to the hill top homes of the two Csksr families is Crosses, yet their mailing address is on a route out of Combs. In 1«45, the Bakers nestled in he bluff house and watched the ate afternoon tornado that nearly demolished the town of Crosses as it roared through the valley '.low following Crosses Creek and leaving behind it twisted timber, scattered homes, injury and death. It was another instance of recognizing a valuable gift of nature, a storm cellar; the Bakers were once again utilizing a natural resource. It's Time To -- Control grasshoppers. Treat seed for fall planting. Plow under old plant trash. This I helps control disease. ' I Prepare the fall garden area at once. Plan the entire fall garden layout before you plant. Pl.-mt the fall garden on the j contour if possible or practical. i Rainfall may be sufficient if it is ' kcnt on the garden. i I Be prepared to water valuable I trees or shrubs, especially spring. ' planted ones. I Control fall wcbworms in walnut, pecan, ash, hickory, persimmon and some other trees. (Use arsenate of lead--two pounds to 50 gallons of water.) Keep the lawn mower cutting high during August. Set up a business center in the kitchen if you do not have one already. Irrigate fall gardens and keep the productive until frost, usually occurring in October. These suggestions come from Ihe county and home demonstration agents. More information is available at their offices where University College of Agriculture publications may also be obtained. Cincinnati is the smallest city in the major leagues as far as population is concerned. Jupiter has nine moons. Keep up with the tlmei--re« Ihe TIMES dailr. News In Two Piece Styles 8683 J4 52 .' "Al!l» e |leyooW« ta Chrn t P "' d cna CommlUre for Cllb Barton, By Sue Burnett Here's a frock that Is always in Kyle, always the favorite in every well dressed wardrobe. Careful tailoring gives this two piecer a fresh, new look. And it's so flattering in larger sizes. Pattern No. «M3 is a sew-rlte I perforated pattern In sizes 38. 31,, in, 42, 44, 46, 48, M, S2. Size 3d, short sleeve, 4U yards of 39-Inch.! For this pattern, tend 30c for ! BACH, in COINS, your name, «d- dreis, sites desired, and the PATTERN NUMBEll to Sue Burnett, Northwest Arkanias Times, MM Ave. Americas, New York 36, N. Y. Ready for you now -- Bask FASHION (or '5J, fall and Winter. Thli new Iwue It filled with i Ideas for smart, practical sewing, Meaa lor a new itaaon; gift pattern printed laaide the book, SS«. These Are The Roads... Completed Hard-Surface Roads in Washington County No. of Miles I.I--Highway 8! East of Sprinfdal..; Gar. Hunts. Till, and Madison County Hi first all-wwlhtr oull.I, tying MadUon fe Washington Ceunli.a lootlhtr. 11.7--Highway 45) from 3 miln wnt of Qoahin to Hind»ill., connecting wtih Highway II (4 milti at this In Midlson C o , ) . . . Connects and HuntsTilla an an ill-w«th.r road. 4.01--Highway 45: running north from Can. Hill to connect with Highway 13. airing CUM Mill and ihat area Us first all-w.aih« teed. 1,1--Highway II; from Elkins to Madison Co. tin.. (With 11.7 milei In Madison Co. of compl.M construction on Highway II, connKting wlthh th. Washington Co. part of th. road, we new hiT. th. first all-WMth.r road connecting ft. Paul and 10.1--Highway II; running east from L.k. W«duig- ton to mak. th. first ill-w.ith.r road connKting Fayitt.TiIl. and Lain Wadlngton. Completed Main-Artery Projects in Washington County 10 --Highway 71; r.surfacing from Crawford Co.. lln. north. .1--Highways 71 fe II; By-Pass In Fay*tiiTiil«, 2 --Highway 71, r.-surfacing in R.surfacing Emm. in Springdale; Htsurfae- ing Dlfkaon St. in FayetltTille; Widming Arkansas Av.nua fe Mapl. SI. in Hard-Surface Roads Under Construction in Washington County 7.1--Highway 51, north and s.ulh from Cincinnati, running from th. lat.r**clion ei Highway! II ti 12 on to Silown Springs. 7.1--Highw.y 111, from UnlT.rsity of Arkansas Farm north to connect wlih Highway II. Programmed for Construction in Washington County ("Pragramm«d" muns mon.y has b««n tat asld., larmarkKl far this, roads): 1.3--Highway 71--S» 4-lan. highway, including I bridgn. I --Highway 51, Summits to Dutch Mills. Maintenance in Washington County Maintenance at .xisllng roids has bwn .xc.ll.nily .lt«nd.d to by SupwTiior L«ek Owmi and Dla- trict EnglnHr J.w.Il Whitalcar. These Are The Roads Sid Me/Math Has Built in Washington County It is roods like these Francis Cherry o p p o s e s and says he will not build. Ertry farmer, every bus intuition in Waihington Couty is hundreds of dollars bettor off because SID McMATH obeyed the wishes of the people and built roads that have brought -- -farm to market and market to farm The People of Arkansas Said to Sid McMath: "Build us roads we can use every d a y . . . . "Divide road building between main highway* and the smaller state roads where our cars and trucks run most of the time.... "We are tired of dust and bumps and nothing but promises. "BUILD US THESE ROADS" For the first time in History Washington County Has the Roads It Asked For. And All Over Arkansas SID McMATH has carried out and will continue to carry out this mandate of the people to build roads like those built in Washington County. Yet Francis Cherry Says . . . This is a bad road system. Francis Cherry says he will not build these roads that he calls "patch-work" roads. But Francis Cherry is wrong - and he will find that Arkansas will not give up its well-planned, hard-won farm to market road systqn. Arkansas Will Re-Elect SID McMATH Governor on August 12th Political Adv. Paid for hy H.nry Wood., Campaign**

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