Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 15, 1948 · Page 6
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Hope, Arkansas
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Friday, October 15, 1948
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Sfx Prescott News iVjfohtjay, October 18 _Women of the Presbyterian Church will meet at 10:30 i.rn. for an all day study of the Home Mission Book "On Our Own Doorsteps" with a fellowship luncheon at*noon. Tuesday, October 19 Prescott Musical Coterie will sponsor its first Artist Scn?s at 8 o'clock in the high school aud <or- iUm. A vocal concert by o-mt->ne Manon Edward Park will be given Rose Garden Club will me-H at 2:JO at the home oi Mrs. R L, Yarbrough with Mrs. Hu^scll Moberg ana Mrs. E. Adams, co-hostess. Garden Club will meet at ?C r P'I??- in the homo Of Mrs. Of L.. McRae Sr. Mrs. J, W. Grimes w.is hostess to circle four oJ the Women's Missionary Society of the First Baptist church at her home on Monday afternoon. Arrangements of mixed flowers ctecoratecl the rooms. Mrs. Clifton xancey, circle chairman, conducted the business session. The meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. J. M. Ingram. Mrs. i-ynaell Buchanan gave an mier- Bible study on "Journeys During '.he sociui hour the hostess served a s.ilad pln:e w.Jh cof- lee to the following membeis; Mrs. Clifton Y-jricey, Mrs. Lyadeil Buchanan, Mrs. Mettle Robinson and Mrs. J. M. The Wom-in 1 - S.^'-jty of Christian Service met in its regular montn- Jy business meeting Monday alter- no °P at the Methodist church. The meeting was opened with the group singing "L-ad Kindly Light " Mrs Wat W. White gave an inspiring devotional lalic, taking her scripture form Psalms and John. Minutes of the last meeting and trie treasurer's reoort were given du " n g the business meeting. Mrs. J. B. Westerly, vioc> president, presented little Mis-, Susan » ™,'- rs. P. D Wiutaker, with a baby rnem- borship, a gilt of the society. Dan Walter Pittman, small son ,.f Mrs Dan Pittman Jr. was also prc.sn.t- cd a baby membership, which is n gut from his paternal grandmother Mrs. Daniel Pittman. The Society voted to round out the year wiih a Harvest Day luncheon at their December meeting. Mrs. Edward Bryson was hostess to Circle Two ot the W.M.S. of *irst Baptist church at her home on -Monday afternoon at 2:30. The living room was lovely with arrangements of pink radiance roses. •:"•".' The circle chairman, Mrs. Roy Loornis, presided over the business session. -A contribution was taken for the sponsoring of the G.A.'s 01 the church, Mrs. Bryson, the mission leader lor the ancrnoon gave an instructive Bible study on "Paul's Second Missionary Journey." , During the social hour the hostess served Mrs. Otho Stephenson, • , rs ; Roy Loom 's, Mrs. Ted McUan- icl, Mrs. Harold Hlnes, Mrs. Watson Bucha-nan and a guest, Mrs. L, J ttryson Sr. a delicious salad plate. On Monday afternoon at 2-30 Circle Three of the W.M.S. of the First Baptist church met at the npnjeof Mrs. Sidney Loomis with Mrs. McRae Munn hostess. The 'Looinis home was beauli- iqljy decorated with bouquets of roses and dahlias. Mrs. Loorriis, circle chairman, conducted the business session Mrs. Leroy Phillips, Bible leader, gave an inspirational study taken trom the Book of Acts. U'he hostess served a delectable dessert course to members present: Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. Loyce Anderson, Mrs. Homer Nelson, Mrs Claud Cox, Mrs. Orville Odom Mrs. Rubin Jester, Mrs. Brad Bright, Mrs. Clifford Johnson, and 'Mrs. John T. McRae. The Men's Bible Class of the Presbyterian Church celebrated its second anniversary of reorganization on Sunday. There were seventy-five present with a goal of 70 haying been set. The class in its present form was originated the second ' Sunday of October 1940 , with 24 members present. A period of fellowship was enjoyed with cot- fee and cake served by a different committee each month. During the past year the attendance has averaged 46. The lesson on' "The Biographies of the Bible" was taught last Sunday by W. V Tompkins. The retiring president is John I. McCartney. At the meeting Sunday Hervey Bemis was elected president, Frank TurbervJlle, vice-president and Joe «. Hamilton, secretary-treasurer. Former Senator L. L. Mitchell of Prescott has been appointed by governor-elect Syd McMath as a member of the legislative council Mr. Mitchell was placed on the ftevenue and Taxation Committee &Jong with six other private citizens and five members of the State legislature. •• Mr, and Mrs. A. B. Gordon left on Tuesday inouunx to spend a week on Lake Hamilton where thev have a cottage. Mr. and Mrs. Wells Han, by have returned from Fs.vettevilie 'where they were the ^ueils oi their daughter, Miss Betty Hene Hamby inty also attended the Aikansas- Baylor football game. weekend in Little Rock as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Georce Hackney, Jr. Mrs. H. E. Rouse is visiting friends in Washington, D. C. H. S. Brooks of Chicago returned to his home Thursday nfter a visit with his sister, Mrs. Clara B. Stone and other relatives. Miss Helen Kidd who has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. Joe Shcchan and family has returned to her home in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Arlice Pittman have returned from a weeks business trip in Washington. D.C, Chipley Duke of Little Rock has been a raccnt guest of Mrs. J. E Daniel. Mrs. C. Ray Hozcndor/ and son, George who have been the guests of relatives in Durham, North Carolina have returned home. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Anderson have had as their guests Mrs. J. W. Allen of Los Angeles, California and Mrs. M. B. Laney of Kilgore, Texas. Mrs. Cyrus Dickerson of Hope was the gudst of Mrs. D. W. Durham Wednesday: J. C. Gann of Memphis and' Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hardin and son Scotty of Camden have been the recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Ingram. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Holland of Arkadelphia announce the arrival of a son, Allan Waters, on October 12, at the, Cora Donnell Hospital. Mrs. Holland is the former Miss Edna Ruth Waters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Waters of Prescott. Commanders Discuss Defenses Tokyo, Oct. 14 — M>) — American jomrnanders in the Pacific and Alaska discussed measures to prevent another Pear] Harbor in a scriesi of top secret conferences with General Douglas MacArthur ending today. The problem of Pacific defenses Brought together key officers of he army, navy and airforce guarding the Northwestern and ;ar Eastern frontiers of the United 'tales. ^ Airforce Lt. Gen. Nathan F -\yining, commanding the Alaska defenses, and Vice Admiral John L,. McCroa, deputy commander of he U. S.Pacific Fleet, met with •eneral MacArthur for three days. They met within view of Japan's mperial palace grounds — just Mr. and Mrs. Bill Beck announce the arrival of twin boys, Gerry and Jerry, on October 7 at Cora Donnell hospital. Friends of Dan Pittman Jr. will regret to learn that he fell through the roof of his mother's home into the attic breaking his arm and cutting his leg. Mr. Pittmnn was assisting Ira Davis in spreading a tarpaulin over the house which was being re- roofed. He was removed from Cora Donnell Hospital Thursday morning to his home. Mrs, Earnestine Drake of Bales- vile, Louisiana spent'the past week with her mother, Mrs, InCz'Houser and other relatives df Blevins. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde' Snellgrove spent the past week-end visiting Mr. and Mrs. David Waddle and children of Hope. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Morris have had as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. John, Goodwin of Gainsville, Ala^ bama and Miss Jo Ann Lewis of Blanch, Alabama. '; Mrs, N..P; NesbiU find Mrs. Ray Foster ;\vent shopping -in Little Rock. Friday. /, There will be a .singing .held at Victory Baptist--.' church 'Friday night, October -22, The public is cordially invited to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Jack jiouser O f Woodland, , California are visiting their parents, Mrs. Ineu.Houser of Blevins arid Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Samuels of DeAnn. Reverend and Mrs. Noel O'Steen and children, Mr. Curl Zumwalt Henry and Glendene Zumwalt spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Idus Whitfield and family. Mr. nnd Mrs. D. A. Morris had as Sunday guests, Mr. and Mrs. Porter Morris and children of McNeil, Mr. and Mrs. Cohin Otwcll and children of Magnolia, Mr. and Mrs. Ella Morris of El Dorado, Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Cox and son of Hope and Mr. and Mrs. Earsely McVay of Little Rock. Mrs. Carl Zumwalt spent the past weekend with her daughter. Mrs. R. T. Hooker und Mr. Hooker in Bengm. Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Tippit and Betty had as Sunday guests, Mr. and Mrs. George Young and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Young and children of Nashville. Former Arkansas Banker Dies at Memphis Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 14 — (IP)— Alfred Dwight Foster, 74, retired Arkansas bank executive and Mississippi hardware merchant, died here last midnight. Foster began his banking career in Beobe, Ark., moved to another bank at Jcancrclte, La., and returned to Arkansas as vice-president and cashier of the old Merchants and Planters Bank iri Pine Bluff. After retiring as a banker, he went into the hardware business in Vicksburg, Miss. He moved here 15 years ago. Survivors include his widow and two sons, Clifford B Foster of Memphis and Alfred E. Foster of Shrcveport, La. HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Friday, October 15, 1948 Britain Heads for Annual Winter Crisis Lonfion. Oct. M — CUP) —Britain headrd tov/;irci its annunl "win ler crisis" today with largest coal stucKs sinco beiore me war and a formidable power rationing plan. The first fogs of the season and the Krumblinii oi elcctr.cil.y consumers have; heralded the start of the hardship period on the British JsJcs. But the Kovernment had people draw comfort Iroin the fact tnat this year then- \veit: salcguarcls against a situation that developed (last February and March wnen cold, snow ai;d a shortage of coal letl millions ol home:-; wunout light and heal and heavily curtailed "industry. The government has decreed a f>0 per cent rccliiclioh in cicctricitv Mrs. C. W. Leverett spent Tuesday in Hope, visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Levorett nnd Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Levcrett. Josse Merchant has been visiting his wife and children of Blcvins. Mr. Merchant is working in Bauxite. Mrs. Earnest Perry spent the past week end visiting relatives in Texarkana. C. A. Gram Sr. spent the week^ d j n Liult R<J(;k " '»<-' i'LKtst oi his daughter, Mrs. Raymond O. Avt-ry who has been seriously ill in Uic Baptist Hospital. Kne'nds will bt- pleased to k-ani Mrs Avery s condition hab improved. Mrs. Jim Yancty and Mrs. Bob Cox spent luesday aHcrnoon in Mope. Miss He)x-cca J;anu-J has returned to her home i i; I.iule Horl; after a visit with her pan-nts Mi and Mrs. N. N. iJauic!, ~ Mr. and Mr*. J. M. Ingrain have as their j.;uest.'>, Mr. auo Mr* Carlon Calm of iia.-aiu;;:,, N.-brusku. .Mi-, nnd Mrs (•;-.< i filiu-in-il ami daughter, Marllju Ann *i JL -m UK- Reverend liobert Core, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Gorham and children spent Sunday visiting friends and relatives of Forrester. Yoshida Again Chosen Premier of Japan ^Tok.M., Oct. 1-4 — i/n — Shiyeru Yoshida \va:s chosen premier of Japan tonight, fur the second time I .suite the occupation. j The ultra-conservative leader of I the Democratic-Liberal party was j (.-lectori by the House of Hepivscn- ]!;itiv<.'s, 1H. ; } iu 1. Hie single dissent- jin:; vote 'OIMIIK for tile Social-Democrat former Premier Tetsu Katai yama. The tipper Huuse of Councillors already had n-siynaied Yoshida I out the House of Representative;; had the final v.'oid. ! ^ Yoshida will succeed Hutishi jAshida. v.-ho.se cabinet te:,i>,ned I last wtek aitfcr arrest of one of its jiiii-m:.n-rs in a i'uvemmeiii loan in- across the moat from the big while buildin/4 housing Alln-cl headquarters—where the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on the U. S. Paciiic fleet received final sanction. Informed sources confined information on the talks to two points: 1. The American commanders discussed with General MacArthur practical prccaut.ons against the possibility of another surprise attack. 2. The high-ranking officers attained a "line spirit of cooperation and coordination" among the army navy and airl'orce. This was described as an outstanding achievement. Agreement to work together in the Pacific followed the general pattern of unified defense set forth by Secretary of Defense Forrestal -the Tokyo talks got down to the practical application which must take place in the field in the event of war. consumption for business and industry and hiked the winter rates for homes to force consumers to save power. Restaurants, stores, movies and offices all are affected. To the British man-in-tho -street the new power regulations spelled cold breakfasts, no elevators in office buildings nnd no mid-afternoon tea boiled on electric stoves. Restaurants, beauty parlors and banks already have complained about the regulations, but juol officials replied "nobody will be put out of business." Kven the electric rabbit at the greyhound track will be permitted to run. But the hare will have to run in daylight instead of under lights. Power will be cut for industrial •.nd commercial consumers beginning in November. •< • Home consumers will .pay higher rates during December',' January and February but will get rc- uates during the other months to round off their annual bill. Despite a lag in coal production that probably will cause the government to miss its target on 200 000,000 tons this year, coal stocks reached a high of 57,358,000 tons in August, the last month for which .Inures arc available. Allies Plug Loopholes in Blockade I Berlin, Oct. 14 — (UP) — The I United States and Britain plugged the loopholes in their counter- blockade of the Soviet zone of Germany today. i They cancelled all inlor/onal (trade permits, ordered shipments i already on route returned to the j shippers, and warned that all vehicles and shipments which arrive at the zonal borders with documents will be confiscated. The move came as the Soviet Army newspaper Tcgliche Kumi- sehnu reiterated that Russia would not lift its blockade ot Berlin until the Western mark has been withdrawn from the capital. The Russians again posted warn-j j ings of air maneuvers in the airlift! icoiridors ami once again the I j British protested. The British said I ilho warnings were not given' until I several hours after air and ground i firing practice had been scheduled I to start. j Only shipments exempt from the j jnew regulations governing the! , Anglo -American counter - block-' iade of the Soviet zone of Germany •. I will be mail, newspapers, proper-i ' ly-documenled relief, gift and wel- ifare parcels and authorized airlift earuocs. Fog is a cloud at ground level... Medical Test Proved This , Great to Relieve MONTHLY FEMALE PAINS Aw you troubled by distress of female functional monthly disturbances? Does this make you suffer from pain, feel so nervous, weak, high-strung—at such times? Then DO try Lydla E.Plnkrmm's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms! In a recent medical test thti proved remarkably helpful to women troubled this way. Any drugstore. Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes.Tell yourdruggist to sell you a bottle of Creomulsion with the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or )'ou are to have your money back. forCoughs.ChestColds.Bronchil-is ^1 +*" i» ,1 I ", J lever heard so much talk about "W*--«j The Citizens Notional Bonk has just finished redecorating the interior of the building, modernizing the bank fixtures, installing now fluorescent lights, air conditioning and heating systems. This bank was first incorporated under a state charter under the name of "The Citizens Bank" and opened for business on August 2, 1902, with a capital of $35,000.00. At that time R. M. LaGrone was President, R. M. Briant, Vice-President and Charles McKee, Cashier. Mr. McKee resigned in April, 1903, to accept a position with a Little Rock bank, and C. C. Spragins succeeded him as cashier. In "I9M it obtained a national — Photo by Shipoy Studio charter and the name was changed io "The Citizens National Bank". This bank has come through all the depressions unaided and today has a total capital, surplus and undivided profits of more than $500,000.00, and total assets of $5,000,000.00. The bank opened in the building now occupied by Routon & Coffee and remained there four years. In 1906 it moved into the new building on the corner of Elm and Second Streets where the Citizens National Bank is now located. Prior to the death of Mr. R. M. Briant in December, 1942, the same officers had been in charge of ths bank for more than forty years. At the present time the officers and employees are as follows: R. M LaGronc, ProMdent Dalo Jones, Assistant Cashier Mrs. A. l ; . Re\ nolds, Transit Dept. O. A. Graves, Vice-President Olin Lewis, Teller Raymond Jones, Bookkeeper Miss Beth Sasser, Assistant Bookkeeper C. C. Spragins, Cashier Mrs. Jesse Brown, Teller & Secretary Miss Annabelle Moses, Bookkeeper THE DIRECTOR-, ARE R. M. LaGronc O. A. Gravou, C C. Spragins, A. L. Black S. L. Reed J.A. Haynes Albert Graves N T. Jewell R. M. LaGrone, Jr. . Citizens National Bank

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