Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on August 13, 1974 · Page 2
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Hope, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 13, 1974
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Tuesday, August 13, two HOPE (AUK.) STAR Chance of rain is expected to decline By The Associated Press The chance of rain in Arkansas is expected to decline Wednesday. The National Weather Service is calling for scattered showers and a few thunderstorms today, becoming partly cloudy with decreasing showers and thunderstorms Wednesday. The probability of precipitation today is 40 per cent. The chance of rain Wednesday is 20 Hope Star Tuesday, August , 13, 1974 Vol. 75—No. 257 Star of Hope 18W; Press 192? Consolidated January 18, 1929 Published every week - day evening at The Star Building, 212-214 S. Walnut St., Hope, Ark. 71801. P.O. Box 648. Telephone: Area 501; Hope 7773431. Second-class postage paid at Hope, Ark. By STAR PUBLISHING CO. Alex H. Washbura, President and Editor (In memoriam: Paul H. Jones, Managing Editor 19291972). Editorial — Dorothy Winchel City Editor Mrs. Annette Rogers Women's News Editor Food, Fashions, Society Connie Hendrix Photn-Featuras Editor Mrs. Esther Hicks, Negro Community Advertising — Mrs. Sibyl Parsons Advertising Uirector Virginia Hiscott Associate Mrs. Judy Foley Classified Manager Circulation—C.M. Rogers, Jr. Circulation Director Mrs. Alice Kate Baker, Bookkeeper General BooKKeeper — Mrs. Barbara Jones Vicki Brown Associate Mechanical Department — D.E. Allen, Mechanical Superintendent and Head Pressman Danny Lewallen, Pressman George Smith, Jr., Pressman Composing Room — Mrs! Mary C. Harris Foreman Judy Gray, Janice Miller, Mrs. Millie Shotts, and Mrs. Dortha Faye. Huckabee Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations Member of the Associated Press. The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of all the local news printed in this newspaper, as well as all AH news dispatches. Member of tne Southern Newspaper Publishers Ass'n. and the Arkansas Press Ass'n. National advertising representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., 3387 Poplar Ave., Memphis., Tenn. 38111; 960 Hartford Bldg., Dallas, Texas 75201; 400 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, HI. 60601; 60 E. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. 10017; 1276 Penobscot Bldg., Detroit, Mich. 48226; Classen Terrace Bldg., 1411 Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, Okla. 73106. Single Copy lOc Subscription Rates (Payable in advance) By Carrier in Hope and neighboring towns— Per Week 45c Per Calendar Month $1.95 Per Year .Office only $23.40 By mail in Hempstead, Nevada, Lafayette, Howard, Pike and Clark Counties- One Month $1.30 Three Months $3.15 Six Months $5.75 One Year $11.00 All other Mail in Arkansas One Month $1.70 Three Months $3.90 Six Months $7.10 One Year $13.00 AU Other Mail Outside Arkansas One Month $1.80 Three Months $4.75 Six Months $8.40 One Year $16.60 College Student Bargain Offer Mine MonUis $7.75 per cent. The Weather Service said a weak disturbance in the upper atmosphere, located Monday in the Arizona-Utah area, would influence Arkansas' weather today. Showers and a few thunderstorms were developing in central Texas this morning ahead of the system. The moisture supply at precipitation-producing levels will decrease substantially Wednesday over Arkansas and rain will become more widely scattered. The extended outlook calls for a chance of showers Thursday through Saturday with temperatures averaging near seasonal normals. Rainfall reports for the 24- hour period ended at 7 a.m. Include a trace at El Dorado and Harrison, .02 at Pine Bluff, .57 at Jonesboro, .45 at Memphis, .19 at Little Rock and .45 at Fort Smith. Highs today and Wednesday should be in the mid 80s to low 90s. Lows tonight should be in the mid 60s to near 70. Overnight lows include Pine Bluff 69, El Dorado 73, Texarkana 73, Fayetteville 60, Harrison 62, Jonesboro 69, Memphis 67, Little Rock 69, Fort Smith 67, Calico Rock 65 and Gilbert 62. Experiment station report for 24 hours ending 7 a.m. Tuesday, high 87, low 70 with a trace of rain. By The Associated Press Tuesday HI LO PRC Otlk Albany MM .. cdy Albu'que 92 60 .. clr Amarillo 89 67 .. cdy Anchorage 61 55 .. cdy Asheville 81 66 1.00 cdy Atlanta 82 66 .. rn Birmingham 85 69 .10 rn Bismarck 78 47 .. rn Boise 88 53 .. clr Boston 80 61 .. clr Brownsville 96 76 .. clr Buffalo 79 62 .20 clr Charleston 85 71 .. cdy Charlotte 82 69 .. cdy Chicago 84 74 .. cdy Cincinnati 88 66 .. rn Cleveland 81 62 .08 rn Denver 88 55 .01 cdy Des Moines 95 69 .12 rn Detroit 86 67 .. rn Duluth 75 51 .. cdy Fairbanks M 59 .. cdy Fort Worth 95 72 .. clr Green Bay 76 56 .11 cdy Helena 68 51 .37 rn Honolulu 89 78 .. cdy Houston 95 78 .. cdy Ind'apolis 85 68 .. cdy Jacks'ville 87 69 .15 cdy Juneau 73 43 .. clr Kansas City 94 71 .. cdy Las Vegas 102 77 ..clr Little Rock 85 69 .19 cdy Los Angeles 74 66 .. cdy Louisville 84 69 .. rn Marquette 76 50 .. cdy Memphis 91 70 .02 rn Miami 86 80 .. rn Milwaukee Mpls-S.T.P. New Orleans New York Okla. City Omaha 94 65 Orlando 88 72 .08 rn Philadphia ... 82. 63.. cdy Phoenix 104 76 .. clr Pittsburgh 83 63 .. cdy P'tland, Ore. 71 58 .. clr P'tland, Me. 82 51 .. clr Rapid City 80 54 .02 cdy Reno 89 44 .. clr Richmond 78 67 .. cdy St. Louis 91 72 .. cdy Salt Lake 89 67 .. clr San Diego 76 67 .. cdy San Fran 64 55 .. cdy Seattle 68 55 .. cdy Spokane 76 49 .. cdy Tampa 89 78 .10 rn Washington 83 71 cdy Hi—Previous day's high. Lo_This morning's low. Prc—Precipitation for 24 hours ending 8 a.m. today Eastern time. Otlk—Sky conditions outlook tor today. Game books go on sale Season books for the 1974 Hope High School football season are now on sale at Citizens Bank, First National Bank, Anderson-Frazier Insurance Agency and the School Administration Building. Season books sell for $8 for five home games. The largest antique ever sold was the London Bridge in March 1968. 81 66 .07 cdy 78 56 .. cdy 89 70 86 65 92 70 .76 rn .. cdy .. cdy .. cdy Spring Hill schools will begin August 27 SCOUTS ADVANCE—Boy Scout Troop 92 held a court of honor recently. Merit badges, skill awards, Philmont patches, and rank advancements were handed out to the scouts. Receiving rank advancements were (left to —Photo by Jim Gary with Star camera right above) Daniel Gary, tenderfoot; Perry Townsend, tenderfoot; Jerry Dickie, first class; Larry Dickie, first class; and Mark Moore, life. The court of honor was followed by an ice cream social. Invest in Chamber, speaker urges club JOYCE MEGGERSON Fulton girl to work on doctorate Joyce Ann Meggerson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Meggerson of Route 1, Fulton, will be entering Saint Louis University to work on her Ph.D. degree in sociology and anthropology. Miss Meggerson, a 1970 graduate from Hendrix College, received her B. A. degree in Theatre Arts. She later entered State College of Arkansas where she received a M. S. degree in guidance and counseling in 1973. She is a 1966 graduate of Yerger High School. Miss Meggerson began working in Governor Dale Bumpers office as staff assistant for two years upon graduation from college. She then became a youth service counselor with Arkansas Juvenile Services working with youngsters upon their release from the training schools. After working with youngsters for three years, Miss Meggerson stated, "I decided to begin on my doctorate in order to obtain more knowledge in a specific area to adeptly deal with problems of society and social groups." She will begin her studies the fall of 1974-75. Obituaries JOSHUA ALLBRIGHT Joshua Allbright, 85, formerly of the Guernsey community, died in a Veterans hospital in Little Rock Monday. Survivors include a son, Thomas 0. Allbright, Reno, Nev.; two daughters, Mrs. Martha Wolf, Mountain Home, Ark. and Mrs. Evelyn Thomas, Tulsa, Okla.; eight grandchildren; a brother, Felix Allbright, Marquand, Mo.; two sisters, Mrs. Dora Dees, also of Marquand, Mo. and Mrs. Kate Robison, St. Louis, Mo. Graveside services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in Memory Gardens under the direction of Herndon Funeral Home. INVENTIVE AMERICANS WASHINGTON (AP) There is always something new under the sun that shines on the LI.S, Patent Office, which receives more than 100,000 patent applications and issues more than 70,000 patents every year. Over 3.8 million patents have been issued since 1790, and many of the nation's leading companies and whole new industries have been based on these patented inventions. John Henley, secretary- manager of the Hope- Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce, reported to the Hope Rotary Club on Friday, August 9, in the Town and Country about a Chamber of Commerce executive training session he had attended at Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth for a week. There were 187 at the meeting. The local Chamber of Commerce is part of the national association of Chambers of Commerce, which also includes 38 foreign countries. The speaker did not ask his audience to contribute to their Chamber of Commerce not to merely support it. Rather, he asked the Rotarians to invest in their Chamber of Commerce, for it is an organization that works for the betterment of all citizens of Hope and Hempstead County. President Gerald Keith was in charge of the meeting, and he welcomed Rotarian Jimmy Ligon of Conway, Rotarian Joe Freeman of Texarkana and Mike Freeman of Jackson, Tenn. It was announced that the new Highway Department headquarters will be dedicated September 4, and all were urged to attend the ceremonies. All Around Town 1 By The Star Staff. Those receiving the 32nd degree of Scottish Rite Masonry at the Albert Pike Consistory in Little Rock in a class of 335 were Joe Mason, James McLarty, Arthur "Buddy" Mhoon, John L. Wilson and Roy Zinger. John Wilson was elected vice-president of the class. Other 32nd degree Masons from Hope attending the reunion were Don Ellis, Fred Fuller, Guy Grigg, Roy Haggard, Paul Klipsch, Bill Mudgett, Olin Purtell, Hobart Shirley, Emmett Thompson, Harry Shiver, 33rd degree, and I. Kliener of Blevins, 32nd degree. Richard Jay McCormack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. McCormack of Hope, enlisted in the U.S. Air Force today. Upon graduation from the USAF's six-week basic training course, Mr, McCormack will receive technical training as an air traffic control operator. He is a 1973 graduate of Hope High School. Russell McBride, senior at Emmet High School, was recently notified that he is to be featured in the eighth annual edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students 1973-74. Russell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Shirley McBride of Emmet. He is active in church, sports, and in 4-H work. He also won awards for excellence in aerospace and physical education, was elected to the all-county basketball team for three years, received an outstanding player trophy from his school, and was elected outstanding sportsman. Russell will compete for one of 10 scholarship awards of $500. He plans to attend Red River Vo- Tech School upon graduation. Charles Ray Cox, a 1973-74 junior at Spring Hill High School, was recently notified that he is to be featured in the eighth annual edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students 1973-74. Charles is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wrenford Cox of Patmos. He has been active in three years of Junior basketball, two years of Senior basketball, was vice president of his sophomore class, president of his junior class, and served as a columnist for the school paper. He was recipient of the superintendent's scholastic merit awards in his sophomore and Junior classes. He also served as master of ceremonies at the Junior and Senior banquet in his Junior year. Charles plans to attend Hendrix College at Conway where he will undertake pre-med studies. Washington schools to open Aug. 19 The Washington public schools will officially open for the new school year at 8:15 a .m. on Monday, August 19. All students, including Kindergarten, will report to their respective school on this date. A short schedule for a week or two will be followed with schools being dismissed at 11:30. All buses will run the routes and .schedules as last year. All Kindergarten students must present a birth certificate and health record before they can enter school. All teachers will begin a two- day workshop with a general meeting at the Lincoln school at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 15. Three new teachers added to the Washington faculty are Mrs. Dianne Sutton, Mrs. Mary Malone, and Mrs. Betty Jo Lewis. PAYS OFF IN SUMMER MODRIC, Yugoslavia (AP) Schoolboys and girls of this Bosnia commune, instead of small gifts and books for excellent marks in this school year, received free of charge permits from the fishermen's association to fish one year in all rivers of the region. President (Continued from Front Page) and labor exercise restraint in their wage and price actions." House Speaker Carl Albert promptly supported the plan. However, Rep. Wright Patman, D-Tex., chairman of the House Banking Committee, declared "It would just be a fake. You've got to have power behind it." On health insurance, Ford said he has urged efforts by those in the administration and in Congress to agree on a compromise measure. "I very definitely think we'll get it this year," said Rep. John J. Rhodes, R-Ariz. But time is running short. Congressional leaders hope to wind up the session by mid-October, and the health insurance matter still is in the House Ways and Means Committee. The 1974-75 school year at Spring Hill will begin on August 27 with the following schedule: Monday, August 26-9 a.m.- faculty meeting. August 27-8:20 a.m.- student registration. August 28-8:20 a.m.-short class schedule August 29-8:20 a.m.—full day schedule. Lunch will be served in the cafeteria. Friday, Aug. 30—8:20 a.m.— full day schedule. Monday, Sept. 2-Labor Day holiday. Sept. 2—Full day schedule. Parents of lower elementary and kindergarten students are reminded to bring their child's health record and birth certificate. Both are required for kindergarten registration. Faculty members at Spring Hill are Travis Hardaway, superintendent of schools; Mrs. Herbert Elam, first grade; Mrs. Jeff Jones, second grade; Mrs. Barbara Edwards, third grade; Mrs. Dorothy Patterson, fourth grade; Mrs. Ann Wylie, fifth grade; Miss Sandra McCorkle, sixth grade; Mrs. Larry Tula's, Home EC.; Mrs. Fern Tarpley, English; Sherald Pinkerton, mathematics; Mrs. Sue Gray, commercial; Miss Debora Headrick, librarian; Coach Norman Hugg.P.E.; and Miss Julie Barber, kindergarten. FREE LUNCH PROGRAM Spring Hill School announces its policy for free meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals and milk served under the National School Lunch and Special Milk Programs. Local school officials have adopted the following family size and income criteria for determining eligibility: Family Size—1; Gross Income—$2910. Family Size—2; Gross Income—$3830. Family Size—3; Gross Income—$4740. Family Size-4; Gross Income—$5640. Family Size—5; Gross Income—$6480. Family Size—6; Gross Income—$7310. Family Size—7; Gross Income—$8060. Family Size—8; Gross Income-48810. Family Size—9; Gross Income—$9510. Family Size—10; Gross Income—$10,190. Family Size—11; Gross Income-$10,860. Family Size—12; Gross Income-111,530. Each additional family member-670. Children from families whose income is at or below the levels shown are eligible for free meals. In addition, families not meeting these criteria but with other unusual expenses due to unusually high, medical expenses, shelter costs in excess of 30 per cent of income, special education expenses due to the mental or physica' condition of a child, and disaster or casualty losses-are urged to aoply. Application forms are being sent to all homes in a letter to parents. Additional copies are available at the office of the superintendent. The information provided on the application is confidential and will be used only for the purpose of determining eligibility. Applications may be submitted at any time during the year. In certain cases foster children are also eligible for these benefits. If a family has foster children living with them and wishes to apply for suctf meals and milk for them, it should contact the school. In the operation of child feeding programs, no child will be discriminated against because of race, sex, color, or national origin. Under the provisions of the policy Travis Hardaway, superintendent, will review applications and determine eligibility. If a parent is dissatisfied with the ruling of the official, he may make a request either orally or in writing to the president of the school board for a hearing to appeal the decision. The policy contains an outline of the hearing procedure. Cigarette sales jump WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission reported today that 1973 cigarette sales increased 4 per cent over the previous year, the largest jump in 10 years. More significantly, it said, the sale of low-tar cigarettes jumped 40 per cent in the same period. The FTC said the overall increase, the fifth in a row since 1968, was the largest since the surgeon general's warning on smoking hazards 10 years ago. However, Sen. Russell B. Long, D-La., chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said he thought both the health bill and trade legislation could be passed this year. On other matters, Ford said: —He plans to sign a massive extension of the Elementary and Second Education Act, despite "reservations" about some of its provisions. But he said he will oppose "excessive funding" in implementing the measure. —He plans to continue the Nixon efforts for detente with Russia, reopened relations with China and peace in the Middle East. —His administration plans "hot pursuit of tough laws to prevent illegal invasions of privacy in both government and private activities." It's Back To School "A Family $Jioe Store"

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