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Park Service Regains Highway Control at National Airport Control over the right of way of the Mount Vernon Memorial park way at National Airport has been returned to the National Park Serv ice. paving the wav for landscaping and improvement of the thorough fare, it was learned today. An agreement, reached yesterday at a meeting attended by Maj. U. S. Grant III, chairman of the National Capital Park and Planning Com mission; Hervey F. Law, adminis trator of the airport; Arthur E. Demaray, associate director of the National Park Service, and Harry T. Thompson, assistant superintend ent of National Capital parks, sets aside a strip of land containing the road ranging from 200 to 400 feet wide from Gravelly Point, just north; of the airport, to Daingerfield Is- j land, just south of the airport. Since the airfield was built land-! scaping has remained at a stand-! still. So have roadways improve ments in certain sections, notably Take My Word for It By FRANK COLBY. What's the Origin? (Scrapbook Item.) Mrs. C. W„ New Rochelle: Which Is correct, "Rule the roost” or “Rule the roast”? I contend the latter. Answer: I have traced the ex pression to the 1400s, when John Skelton wrote: "He ruleth all the roste.” In the 1500s John Heywood wrote: "Rule the rost.” In the second part of "King Henry VI" Shakespeare spoke of Suffolk as “* * * the ne^-made duke that rules the roast,” Wash ington Irving wrote: "His wife rules the roast.” Jonson, Chapman, Marston, Browning. Alexander Smith and others also used the ‘‘roast” version. A safe guess is that the original expression was an allusion to a per son in authority who literally con trolled the food supply. Merriam-Webster's lists "rule the roost” as "* * * erroneously used for 'rule the roast.” However, “rule the roost” is so well estab lished in American usage that it has practically mads obsolete the ‘‘roast” version. Therefore, “rules the roost” is an apt. familiar and a far more de scriptive expression than the older and vaguer form. To hold that “rule the roost" is “erroneous” is splitting hairs. Mrs. D. R, R, Oakland: Is there a word which expresses "uncon trollable lie-telling?” I don't mean just a “line,” but the telling of lies regardless of the risk of exposure. Answer: One might use the word mendacious, "given to falsehood.” pronounced: men-DAY-shuss. It's! from the Latin mendax. "a lie.” A still stronger word could be coined: mendacimania, pronounced: men DASS-i-MAY'nee-uh. Conversely, the dread of telling a lie could be called: mendaciphobia. pronounced: men-DASS-i-FOE-bee-uh. My free. nontechnical pamphlet simpli-i fles the troublesome irregular verba, such as: sink, sank, sunk: see. saw. seen; take, took, taken. Corrects such errors as "I: seen. I taken. I done." etc. Send a stamped, self-aadresred envelope to Frank Colby, in care of The Star. Ask for VERB pa mphlct. 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The moist fleet of an ANTIPHLOGISTINE poultica also relieves pain . . . reduces swelling, limbers up stiff aching muscles slue to a simple boil, eprain, bruise, similar I Injury or condition. Get ANTIPHLOGIS- I TINE (Aunty Flo) la tube or can at any I Sirug etore NOW. ' in the vicinity of Four Mile Run. where sinking land has caused some bad dips in the pavement. Mr. Thompson said it is planned to repair this section and at the same time seek funds to widen nar row portions of the highway and insert a center strip where none now exists. Return of the northern part of Daingerfield Island, which now re verts to park service control, he said, paves the w-av for ultimate construc tion of a dock for Washington area sailing enthusiasts. Salvaged build-' ing material already is available, he1 said, to construct a boathouse in the I near future and use the estuary of Four Mile Run as an anchorage. The airport beacon will remain as it is under a park permit, Mr. Thompson explained. The status of the airport section of the highway, he said, has been “nebulous" for a number of years. Fortunately, he said, no one ever attempted to test the authority of park police patrolling this section of the road. If some one had, he might have had a good case, Mr. Thomp son added. Snyder® Little JNCOftPOHATM 1229 Ca St. N.W. Fine Footwear Since 1SSS The cool, smart swing back play shoe of black / suedine Other K styles and colors also available. '' $4.00 Always Properly Styled, Built to Lost for Many Tomorrows a MBS MM (fittfe MM MM MK MOM MM MM MNOfc MM COSMOPOLITAN 1 SPECIALS FOR SPRING EMULSION OIL WAVE We use a _ §. « fine emul- 9 *> sion oil for f B all textures of hair. LANOLIN-CREME PERMANENT Your hair steamed in a bath of creme, effec- 19 tively bringing out its beauty. Complete *** with 2 oil shampoos, cut and style wave. I-or Appointment Call ME. SSI6 or bOSl COSMOPOLITAN BEAUTY SHOP 527 10th St. N.W. 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