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November 4, 1932

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i MALAKOPF N l .W8 -- .......... "~ ! n~B~mlmU uNc0v , w0RKs,0P 50,0020 YEARS OLD smooth tires are.. dangerous. _ i i Archelg'st Makes Discv" i ~~ ~&~ ~-~'~ ' 1 ~'~~ns'll'p'pe'r'~radsL MAYBE you ve gotten by on ery in Southern France. IIIm~lJ 1 smooth tires while roads were L~ 1 mostly dry. But look out nowl Washington.--Discovery of a great . ~.~//~ ~ / Slippery driving days are ahead. Solutrean workshop in tile foothills ofl [~O~E ~ ~ I~mL/~, | | } 1 Your risks are multiplied. Bettln" ]~f' ~ ~ ~[~ chanl~e at once to sure-gripping tution, b "~'~' '~:' 3 ~;~/~~~ '| | ~" | '= " They'|| prot.t you .|i .inter. lave This open air factory where crafts- you money on rexmlra and d ys, men of approximately 50,000 years ago " and still be llke new for aprlnt and , ml, ioned tools and weapons out " 16 n so t de you, ==oot flints and quartzite extended over soY-~~ ~ /'~ ~ 7 tires th~ week! "~]U oral acres and now is covered by a W" Cenor Vraetl, n Mum fetv a~dhj:::~:~::,CahcD:~:i forest. J. Townsend Russell, collabo- rating arcl~eologlst of the Smithsonl- ~2 ~ ~~~ an staff, made the discovery while ~_~ Children 10c Adults 25c passing through the forest over a rain- t w-t- t-w I ! s, turday, Nov. 5th-- drawn to some obviously man-made flint flakes, and soundings made Daredevil"iflMn McCOY through the area revealed the width t I and extent of the ancient workshop. 0 Jac]~son It Is within a few miles of the cave 'The Western Code' of Marsoulas where the Smithsonian Malakoff, Texas institution and the'University of Tow- Admission:. louse are conductinga Joint archeo- 10a. m. tol p m.__10c--20c logical enterprise. ~~. ~ ~ ~ ----- " p. m. to 9:30_ _ _10e--25c Stop In Cave-Man Culture. ------v--- ~ . --- The workmanship of the Solutrean m m n m ~ artisans represents an important stage ~ll~Lq~ ~sq~ ipd.~lnd.~ mmmj.~.t.~~ ~ ~ Saturday Night 10:45 in human culture--the aeme of the tlmm~a~ n~=mmml=um~eml=t~iTiriili i~ '~ '~ m mmmmmmmmmmmm mmm mmmmm ANewShow'~.. chipped-stone industry and the transi- ! D AGI o tion to the stage when stone tools afl~l ~ -- Nerrily We Go ItweapnSis theWeresecondfashinedstage inbY thegrinding'ehro- /]~-'~~~ %C-~L' ~L~'t4(~R ~t~{~tt ~ ,t'~..~ v. Hell ooiogy of cave-man culture. The eu,. ture is distinguished by the so-called m withSilvlaSldneyand "laurel-le'ff" blades of stone knlves or )S N.. S daggers. Pieces of flint were beautl- t Frederic Marsh fully flaked on both sides to produce Come at 9:30 Saturday night sharp-cutting edges. The ancient and see two shows for 35c, workmen made large, thin spearheads, for those who know ,ii process, at which they had acquired Sunday Matinee, Nov. 6-- Merrily We Go To Hell with Silvia Sidney and Frederic Narsh Shows at 2:15 and 4 p. m. Admission 10c and 25c Monday and Tuesday ~'eat skill. These artisans presuma- bly were cave dwellers, although there may already have been some special- ization of craftsmen. Toward the end of the Solutreau period came the revolutionary discov- ery of the possibility of making tools by grinding instead of chipping. This was one of the great transition points in hunmn culture, but resulted for a time in a marked artistic deterioration while tim new meth~)d was being per- rot'ted by ninny generations of tool- makers. The site discovered by Rus- ...I ...... Despite ttm extent of tile workshop, Russell rel)orts, the .~iehl of tile sta- tion is meager and tim proporti