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Arkansas Vnmutt 1T«M^UI« O"lT OtaM Publlth*4 d«U» *xe»i lundtr k rAYCTTCVILLC DEMOCRAT PUBLISHING) COMPANY »«b«rti fulhrigki. Pmldtnt _ ' Foundtd Jun. 14. 11(0 Bntcr«d at ihe post olflce 11 fiyetuvllle. Ark., ii Sc;ond-Cl«5i Mill Mttler. fin E. GMrhirt Vir* Pm.-Cinitil Miniftt Ttd R. W T 11.. Ediltt _ MEMBER OF~THie~A8SOCrATED PREII The Associated Press b exclusively entitled lo Ihe use for republicatioii of all imwi dlipitchM credited to it or not otherwise credited In thil paper and also the local newt published herein. All righn uf republic* lion of special di»- patcbcs herein »rc also icBcrved. * SUBSCRIPTION RATU Petlft'KK .... ....................... «fc (by carrier} Mill rm.» m W«ihln«lon. Btnlon. Uidif.n eoun- tleV-'Ark . and Adtir county. OKI*. rrnlh». Si* (taonllu -- ....................... »!· .......... ......... ----- ...... W*» li cnunUei other thin Above: cmlli . ............. ------ ................... II 0« Tin* rair.thk .................. _ ................. jz.l» Slx.Hiontni _____ .................................. M.W Onf'jeir .. . ........................ -------- 1800 f All mill payable In idvtne*. · Member Audi) Burtiu et Circulation .For God speaketh once, yen twice, yet man perceivelh it not.-- Job 33:14 Pride In The Schools In t h i s issue, the TIMES presents the story of the public school;? of this area. Neiv tnrnis will be under way within a few weeks, nncl the youngster* will be back in classes learning not only reading, writing and arithmetic, us in the days gone by, but much pine in addition. Never before have the children of Northwest Arkansas had such fine plants to house the school ronnic, and t h i s year particularly, are the faculties of the various' institutions fhrnt rule. Everything for the child's comfort is provided; his environment while in school is going to be of the| very best. And those who have been selected to teach him are well educated theinselves. iAfi America has grown, EO has its school system, until at present teaching the youngsters of the United States is indeed Big Business. Millions of dollars are expended on the most modern of school plants, upon equipment of the latest dp- sign. Everything a teacher needs is made accessible. The children are transported . to and from the classroom buildings. They arc fresh when they beghi classes in the morning, and the complete facilities they have to serve them in this ara are not exceeded anywhere. True, Arkansas needs to increase the (salary scale for the teachers who train the children, but this, too, will come. Perhaps now, as never before, the public is conscious of the pay schedule for the faculty members, and it fs our true belief t h a t the payments for this kind of work will rise within the next fen years. Meanwhile, those hired to teach are capable and sincere, and most certainly for the most part have their hearts rn their work--which in itself goes a long way toward making « success of teaching, as it does anything else. Once again we present our .annual School Edition. We find much tn be proud of in this section of the state in the education field. We think after you have read some of the stories and viewed some nf the pictures presented here, you also will take a distinct pride in the schools operated throughout the region. * Big Business Indeed If we didn't suspect that the chicken business in Northwest Arkansas had crown into a real, honest-lo-goodness Big Thing, the figures released yesterday by the Census Bureau should convince us. Let them speak for themselves: Benton County is the third county in the whole United States in the production and sale of chickens. Benton County growers sold 11,666,570 chickens for J8.849.0in. Washington County raisers sold 10.382.'188 chickens for $,945,305, for fourth ranking spot in the nation. And, if you don't think the industry still is growing, take a look at the many new chicken houses dotting the landscape in this region. Legion head says U.S. is afraid of the truth. Thorn's more reason to be afraid of cheap imitations. THE WASHINGTON Merry- Go-Round By DItW fEARSON (White Drew Pea rum is on a vacation, the Washington Mcrry-Go-Round is bcins written by several distinguished guest columnists, today's being A. V. Astln, director, National Bureau of Standards.) Washington--The weeping M-ienti/ie technological development nf the past few decades have n a t u r a l l y arnui-ed confijrlcrahle speculation no f u t u r e trends. In terms nf m a j n r developments, a f f e c t i n g our way of l i f e , sevi fields appear very promising The clues t« these lie in ihe pasi. Thus although the applied aspects nf alomie energy have received considerable a t t e n t i o n . Ihe public ii; largely uimwiiie of the influence of ihis program on f-cicnce it.srlf. One of these influences is the availability nf hew tnnJs fnr research and therapy in i h p form of radioactive materials. Fnr example, radio- ariive sugars have hern synthPMzerl recently which hitvf c o n t r i h u t r d tn advances in the development nf a r t i f i c i a l blood pla:m;i anil the understanding of bair processes in blond circu- l a t i o n . Radioactive cnhall lias been made a v a i l able, p e r m i t t i n g aji expansion in radiological therapy which has been restricted in the past by the limited a v a i l a b i l i t y nf radium. Electronic.;; is another field which w i l l shnw marked progress. Cheaper and bettor rlrrlronii 1 devices, c i v i l i a n and military, are nn t h e i r way. The discovery nf the piinciple nf the transistor represents a major achievement, and we should see the surcessful development of methods nf large-scale production of these devices. When- that happens, the transistor will u.Mirp the plaee nf electron tubes in n i n n y applications, Rccaiise its power r e q u i r e m e n t s are u.-ually small, t h n trans i slur will also lie extremely v a l u a b l e in applications where, si/.e is important--from hearing aids tn electronic gear for a i r c r a f t . Faster and more versatile electronic computers will he developed. By-products of these electronic "brains," however, are declined In hHve an oven greater impart upon our Jives. These will be computerlike machines capnlile nf processing all sorts of Information. In particular, they w i l l take over much routine bookkeeping and inventory operations, realizing considerable economies in government and business. * * * Most of these developments--as well a:; many others--have the following .feature in common: They represent the application of k n o w n knowledge of specific problems. Radically new principles of science are not involved. The slnry of the atomic energy illustrates this. The development would have been impossible without, first, some 50 years of ba^ic work in alnmir. nuclear, and electron physics which preceded it and, second, without the unprecedented concentration of talent and facilities which compressed many years nf necessary additional research and development into a few. Vet major areas of nuclear physics still remain unknown or poorly understood, calling for additional research. Advances in basic research are apt to come slowly. Partly, that is the nature of such progress, fnr it involves the accumulation of a great deal of data about the properties of matter. But another reason is that we. arc inclined to emphasize applied research and development rather than fundamental work. H is easier In obtain support fnr development work, which leads tn practical thincs, than for basic research, which founds visionary. The interplay between basic science and its applications is complex. Without basic research, advances in applied science arc impossible. But the applications themselves often contribute to future basic research by providing t h e materials and tools. The applications also often require further fundamental investigations. The field of radio communications illustrates this. With the opening up of ihe higher frequencies as a result of World War II work in radar, we have found ourselves w i t h a vast new region for 'exploration. The utilization of this new "space" has required the study of the properties of radio waves al the higher frequencies ?nd the development of methods and instruments of measurement. Recent new discoveries have Indicated, for example, that very-high-frequency radio waves are not limited by the horizon and t h a t they may normally be expected to be transmitted far beyond it. as a result of the properties of the waves and the atmosphere. This f i n d i n g has immediate significance in ihe allocation of channels lo television stations. * * * Example? of this type suggest the M M u i e of baric research--the steady, quiet exploration of the properties of m a t t e r and their painstaking measurement, in order t h a t we may predict its behavior and use M intelligently. They alTM suggest the need fnr mnre work of this basic kind. This is t r u e not only j n new fields--like the higher radio frequencies, nuclear physic?, and temperatures at clnse to absolute, zcrn or up in t h p thousands of 4cgrecf-rbut ako in well- established fields. * * * Thus, mass production, which depends upnn the tntcrchangeability of part?, requires greater find greater precision. For example, precision as high as nne part in 100.00(1 jp now used liv industry. Major advances are being made iii the measurement of l e n g t h by the development of more sensitive instruments and better methods nf measurement, standard is a l a m p containing a p a r t i c u l a r isotope of mercury, obtained by ncu- tion bombardment of gold, whose preen light provides a precision of one part in 100,000,0011 in length measurement?;. The earth itself may sometime in t h e f u t u r e yield its role as the stnndard of time. Some two years ago Prow Pearson announced the drvrlop- BEWARE THOSE FLYING SAUCERS! ; | They'll Do It Every Time By lihimy Hatlo T?IE COMPAMV PREXV'S PORTRAIT Ol THE OUTER OFFICE WALL _ SMOWS HIM TO BE KXJH6 AMD DAPPER, VITAL , MAMDSOME , TALL BUT CASE THE SUV IM PERSON-. AH .'THAT'S A DIFFERENT TUWE-- HE'S OLDER THAU A TV JOKE v" UNKEMPT, A LOW BABOOH ! mcnt nf an atomic clock by the National Bureau ol Standards. That preliminary model has had two successors. The more recent one depends upnn t h e v i b r a t i n n nf cesium atoms in a beam, anH Ki? a precision of the order of one part in J,(K10.QOO,000. The advances of science in such basic fields as measurement and standards will seldom make headlines in the coming years. But this work and the related j-turly of the properties of matter will provide- t h a t foundation which applied science and technology will use to better our material 'nt. and will provide new insights into the nature of the universe. Bennett Cerf Charlie Cnchran. the London producer who first introduced Bea Lillie and G e r t r u d e Lawrence tn American audiences, liked to recall one performance of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" that was performed in Manchester on New Year's Kve. At the end of the first act. the entire cast repaired to a tavern next door lo the theatre and drank toasts until the curtain call came. The actor playing Rosencrantz staggered onstage and began mixing up his lines in frightful fashinon. A scholar in the balcony finally hollered, "Rosencrantz, you're drunker than a goat." Rosencrantz directed a bleary stare at the man who interrupted hjm. and remarked airily, "Right you arc, but if you t h i n k I'm drunk, wait lill .VDU get a look at Guildensternl" * * * Another saloon story concerns ihe bartender who tapped a customer tentatively on the arm and whispered, "Excuse me. mister, but if you are the pale-face runt who looks like a lop-eared rabbit. I'm to tell you your wife got tired of w a i t i n g and drove the car home without you." Georgia's contributions to the theatre include Missy Miriam Hopkins, critic Ward Mnrehousc, and playwright Laurence Stallings. although none of these luminaries came to the mind of a contestant in an Atlantic radio q u i z when she was asked tn name the most important Georgian in the world of drama today. Her unhesitating choice was Anne Nichois, author of that unforgettable picture of the flower of the Old South, "Abie's Irish Rose." Thb is the play that probably shortened Robert Benchley's life by five years and occasioned the lines in Rodgers and Hart's song. "Manhattan." Our f u t u r e babies We'll take to "Abie's Irish Rose"; We hope they live (o see it close. A f t e r the show had been runnins for ahnut three years on Broadway, Miss Nichols began cutting costs by substituting unknown players, friends, and relations nf friends, for hotter known and higher paid members of the cast. It was this practice that caused an irate member nf the audience to come charging up to t h e box- nffice treasurer at the end of the first act one night and declare angrily, "If you folk? are going to keep changing the cast of this here play, confound it. I'm going to stnp coming!'' Questions And Answers Q--Which large city in the United States is directly north of the westernmost point of South America? A--Cleveland, Ohio. Q--What are the three mam races of man? A--Uegroid, Caucasoid. and Mongoloid. Q--What is the British name for trucks? A--Lorries. Q--What name is sometimes applied to the Redbud tree? A--The name Judas tree has been given to a species of redbud because it is believed that Judas hanged himself on such a tree. Q--How accurate is the lie detector? A--Only about 75 to 85 per cent. *- , K^ / ///P/^? / | CMIGS* '; ':za£n toe /Doua/i By Edna G. Robins THE ."TORY i LonUe BrntlCT hurt hoped to cn:itlnue her Biudlc* and tirrnmr r. p n l n t r r a f i r r tier mnrrfncr tn Harry « r » t n n . hut no IT ihm B)IF in a j-onnr Drtd*. I,(inl»i- 1» hrjclnnlityr in real lie thai not niiltr nrrtfitrrt tn these early dfi-atlr* ot th* cftittiry, · * · I I I T GUISE WESTON smiled pleasantly at her companions, Sadie Gibson and Josie Brown. "Oh. nn," she answered. "I'm sons. I stay hoi : not going to give up my art work. ! Of course fnr a few weeks I'll be ! busy Retting the house fixed as 1 ' want it; but as soon as we're really 15Pttlod I'm going on with my Ics- couldn't stand it just to Imp and fold my hands. I'd have to do so me t h i n g , worth while." "I should t h i n k it was worth while to look after your house and your husband properly," said Sadie tartly. She resented Louise's assumption of superior intelligence. "I think it's wrong," Louise insisted, firm but a little flushed, "not to develop a talent if you happen to have one. My teacher says that I have .1 gift for painting and that I should kerp on with it. And .Harry agrees with him and would not want me tn slop my lessons." Of nil ihe conceit! Sndic laughed rather noisily. "My husband thinks a woman's .place Li in the home," she declared. "He wouldn't want me to he run- ninfi off to art classes, meeting all sorts of people. He says artists are horrid and--immoral. T h e y do things t h a t are not nice nt alt and .have no r e s p e c t for women. Why--" her voice sank to an tm- Her guests blushed and looked "JTessons. *7 wonder if I should suggest that to Harry/' She considered it carefully as she walked back and forth, putting the china on the tray to take downstairs. "It would be almost worse," her melancholy thoughts ran on. "to find out that he doesn't want me Matter Of Fact BY JOSEPH AM) STEWART AJLSOP New York -- The contrslanls iority. have finished Iheir v;arm-ups, and . i ne very same politicians and the great presidential race w i l l prophets of course admit that Gov- start this week here in Now York, ! crnor Dewe.v was beaten four To be sure. General £it:enhowej's '_;years ago because he lost the farm and G o v e r n o r Stevenson's! vole. .And every impartial inves- speeches to the American Lesion lipator has concluded that the are solemnly billed- as "non-puiil- farmers turned on Dewey because ical." But these t w o ' speeches | they began to form the suspicion plainly mark the real beginning; {stimulated by the Agriculture of Ihe campaign. Department) that the Republicans At this moment, just before the would "take their gains away." "on your mark, get set, so," it fs i interesting lo make a form sheet. 1 In his Boise speech and brilliant This is a curious election. The | subsequent conference with Mid- mood of the country seems re- j western Republican leaders, Eis- markably evenly balanced, and ; cnhower deftly avoided what may the issues plugged by the two par- be called the Dev/ey and the Taft ties tend to be self-cancellnjr. T h u s , mistakes. He was perfectly forth- much more than usual depends nn risht, which Dewey never dared the .candidates themselves And : to be, about Ihe Democratic poli- curiouslv enough, both Dwight D. cies which he means to. continue Eisenhower and Adlai E. Steven- w i t h Jitlle change in principle, inn seem to be coming up the | such -ns farm policy. He was not starting line in much the fame violently partisan, as Taft stands 3v, j lo he. in tackling such issues as General Eisenhower, inexneri- | the Korean war. Instead, he was cnced as he is. in the honors n f ' national-minded, he faced hard olitics, has plainly had a pretty facts and he only attacked the ad- BTuelling time in the interval Miice ! m i n i s t r n i i o n where it was truly he convention, There has been a I vulnerable. errible tus-of-war in Denser he-1 If thrrr is any potentially win- tween the twn factions nf the He- j ning combination for the Repubii- publican parly, nnd in a measure leans, it is this blend of forthrightness on such matters of farm policy and honcsl.v in criticism on such JSFUCS as Korea. Eisenhower's resistance to the advertising- hucksters v:ho counsel against ation for him -- Senators James j/orlhriRhtncss a n d - t h e kind of ex- Duff and- He.nry Cabot Lodge. .Jr., trcmisl Republicans who are their and Gov. Thomas E. Dowry. Yet party's bi^pest handicap, suggest Eisenhower's own natural instinct that he has already marie his big- seems tn have been good cnouah gest sincle decision. This is the to guide him to wise decisions un decision to run as Dwight D, Eis- Ihe biggest issue of strategy. cnhower and nobody else. this tUE-nf-war is still continuing. In this slruEftle moreover, fciscn- hower has been largely separated from the hichly competent nrn- femonals who secured the nnmin- On (lip one hand, he has the right method to conciliate the Ry the same token, Adlai Stev- , enson has also been pulled this former supporters of Sen. Robert' way and fh=i1. and has emerged A. Taft. This groun has bppn ron- from the tuc-of-war in much the spicuniiFly recognized, by 1h« ap-* pnstur? 33 Dwight, Eisen- poinlment of such men as Sena- howrr. in Stevenson's case, his tor? Munrit and Dirkscn to im- problem was not to appear as a portant place? in the Eisenhower j mere puppet nf President Truman, campaign organization; yet t h e ^ e i The Republicans are, of course, appointments do noi necessarily soing to go on charging that he is sacrifice any principles. On the other hand, alter a a puppet until 1he end of the cam- paian. But Stevenson's, choices nf deal of hard debate. Genera! Ei?-; such men as Stephen A. Mitchell, cnhower ha? evidently decided to j BcarHsicy Ruml and Wilson Wy- resist the heavy pressure to run as ; att for membership in his high a sort of miik-and-watcr jmila- command-, make it perfectly clear lion nf Senator Taft. Prophets nof , that, he is entirely independent, notable for past accuracy, and ; indeed, he has even gone too far in politicians not notable for former , asserting his independence, in the triumph, are therefore raising the famous letter admitting by impli- cry already that General Eiscn-1 cation that there was a "mess in hower is going to be a "me too" i Washinteon." Nonetheless, the im- candidatc. [ porlant fact is that Adlai Steven- They would .have the general i son is also running as Adlai Stev- alicnate Ihe whole independent i enson and nobody else. vote by fervently embracing Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy. They want him to f r i g h t e n all the great voting groups that have benefited from the New Deal and Fair Deal i n t n fits by denouncing everything Altogether, a more exciting race, could hardly be imagined, these two men. each with his own very hijrh qualities, each being human, with his own balancing weakness, all entering this great condone in ihn last 20 years. They do 1 test with no cheap disguises and not care if he destroys himself in i a plain determination to avoid the Ihp^e and other ways, so Ions a s j t h e common forms of political . he does and says the kind of thing {cheating. The spectacle does credit that pleases their particular miri- i | 0 the United States. ! band is the lowest form of^larceny, . and its punishment is more sure than a prison term. The penalty Tor husband thievery is marriage to a man you never can trust. Al- to paint than just to go on waiting Tret-sire whisper-- "why, they even have women In their roomi, he says. In pnse for them without many clothes on!" "It «cms to me entirely too much fuss ic made about that," Loui*f B»id quietly. "A beautiful ix one of the loveliest thinfi ln m? wo down uncomfortably. Sadie broke f o r him to suggest rny having les- i anyone, the strained silence. son s again. I can't bear to quarrel " ' "Well, Josie, we have other calls to make. It's been very ni'-e to see your house, L o u i s e . It's very pretty." Ixmise saw them out the door with relief. She went back to the table and poured herself another cup of tea. As she sipped it, her thoughts were not happy ones. "Why are women so stupid, so petty?" she w o n d e r e d . "Sadie would be positively glad if I had to give up my art school. And yet it doern't do her a bit of harm. I'm glad Harry is so nice about it." · * · CHE set down her t e a c u p and stared before her, her eyes large with a sudden doubt. Was Harry r e a l l y interested In her painting? He had not referred to it since their marriage. But then they had been so busy -- and so happy--just lo be together, to talk and plan. Of course she had not expected to go right back to art school. She had intended to gel everything perfectly in order first and running smoothly. She didn't want to have Harry bothered in any way by her studies. His comfort would always come first with her. Yet she had taken it as a matter o f j course that he would refer to her| lessons as soon as they were really settled. j She began absent-mindedly to clear the tea table. "I suppose I could ask Mother for the money, but I don't want her : to know that Harry hasn't offered; to pay for the lessons," she thought. "Besides, Mother wouldn't approve of my taking any more lessons now that I'm married. So she probably wouldn't help me. Harry promised me a servant girl if he found our expenses were not too high, but I'd much rather do all the work| and uje ihe extra money for tty | Dorothy Dix Dear Miss Dix: A short while ago I married a man who divorced his wife in order to marry me. He told me_his marriage wasn't satisfactory before we met, and I dated him several months before he left her. Now I am beginning to , ways in the back of your mind is wonder if I have made a mistake, j the realization that he betrayed If he couldn't be true In one wo- one woman--why not you, too? j man, do you think he can be true Of course, your husband hasn't to me? : acquired any particular bargain. Everyone says hip first wife? i? cither. His is the constant thought the sweetert person on earth. Do that, if ynu broke up nne homo, you t h i n k I would he doing the you might do it to another. Hav- right thing in pay-ins her a visit? ; ing shown a complete lack of I would like to know hrr, so I can principle in one respect, there's nnt much reason for him to bei lieve you will have any in other Answer: It didn'l take vou long , matters. T o, Doubtful, the mar- to realize the fundamental t r u t h i r i a W of t w o people such as ynu that comes sooner or later to a l - i and vour husband gives little most every woman who breaks up j promise of happiness. a home. That is the fact that she · Your desire to visit wife No. 1 has probably married a chronic : is further proof of your own philanderer who won't be true to doubt. What you actually hope to accomplish is to learn that, she is devoid of charm, so ynu can re- make a comparison. D o u b t f u l with him. And, after all, my life with him comes first. I won't let my painting come between us." The tears came to her eyes, and for a few minutes she was shaken by violent sobbing. She wiped her eyes impatiently. "I mustn't let H a r r y see I've been crying or he'll a?k what was the matter. And it's just too awful --to have hardly a cent of my own. To have to depend nn him for e v e r y penny. Why!" she stopped abruptly and thought hard for a moment. "Why, Harry hasn't given me one single penny since I've been married." · * · A S a child, Louise had been very ambitious. She had no clear idea at first as to just what she would do with her life, but she was sure that some day she would be famous. She would consort with the great ones of the earth. She got so tired of her playmates and of t h e i r light-hearted, empty- headed chatter. They never seemed to look ahead to a n y t h i n g serious. They never questioned the purpose of life. Louise found them dull, and they l a u g h e d at her strange enthusiasms. Even in her early ICCIIF, when working for her hope chest, her dreams had not been j u f t about domestic happiness. She had expected to marry as a matter of course; it was the customary lot of women. Hut she could be great even though married, It hurt and surprised her to find that her mother did not understand her bright visions of future greatness. "I suppose one of thei-e days," Mrs, Bentley had said cheerfully, "you'll be coming around lo visit me wheeling your baby carriage." LouUe had cried out Ln dismay. T« Be Continued) t Ymfrp Paying Penalty Stealing ;mnther womnn's bus- lurn to ynur stolen home with at CONTINUED ON PAGE FIVZ Radio-Screen Star Answer to Previous -Puizlft HORIZONTAL 1.4 Actress of sc rcen and ra d i n 2 Louse c;:q 3 Promontory 4 Marsh r Mnkc H speech li Chances 7 Biblical name 8 Kxpimgcr !l Girl's name 11 Meal cut 12 H i n d u Kdrme-iil 18 You can -- hrr,in !hi mm ics inChi-ik 2) Compos M--I, --' RIM* r,3 R e c e i p t 2:i B n r f 1 2~ Moncrcl 2B R e p l y ( n r - ) 20 N a t u c m e t a l 30 Slip 20 Wanderers 22 Father or mother 2 4 Horde's neck hairs JS K n n r e , SB Soaks flax ' 27 StruEnleH ij. 38 Javanese .10 nail bird ,'fi 1 comrtiunlly 3 1 Laymen vTM 4 ; Lions 32 More angered 42 Incrustations 33 Evening on sores 3-1 Meal 45 Route ( a b ) *' .1.) rulT up 47 WmpJikc port .37 lioal puddles j.'iS Asmh.ible .19 linked clay 40 N a r t o w mlel I 41 Loans M.l Burmese ; uuort ypnlc [ -I-I She is a ! 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