Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on January 26, 1954 · Page 6
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F^V'fwC^y^' r,;-v 4 ^>f . * 1=1)'- - g*i<?^v v*. - ?./ HOP! STAR, HOP!, ARKANSAS Jroh i a cdmmercialbasis is Out of <. " have B good sfoek to SI fwiitt. Got your ttafer Including • * * « Let us install o Used or Re-CondiHoned &• MOTOR I' 1 -' Itt your tor or truck, ; |',N6w is the time to get |.jf!ldt motor for your car £or truck. We have one Jnfor any make or model. •We will FINANCE All or of it. See us now. PRESCOTT NEWS Tuesday January 26 There Will be a public installation of Rainbow officers, mothers advisor and members of the advis6ry Board on Tilesday evening at 7 o'clock at the Masonic Hall. Refreshments will be served. ; Saturday, January 31 Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority is sponsoring a Talerit Show, in cooperation with the schools of Nev* ada County, on Saturday night, at 7:30'in the Prescott High School Au- ditoriunrii Prlr.cs \vill be given. Any student in Nevada County is in> viled to participate in this show. Spiritual Life Group Meets The Spiritual Life group of the First Methodist Church met on Wed nesday morning in the home of Mrs. O. G. Hirst for the monthly meeting with twelve members present. Mrs. C. A. Wynn, Spiritual Life chairman presided. The interesting study on "Abundant Living" by Stanley E. Jones was given by Mrs. J. B. Heslcrly. Mrs. Heslerly closed the meeting with prayer; nesday January 27th at 9:30 a. m. at the Gem Theatre, will this year be bigger and better than ever. This annual show is held each year for the pleasure and entertainment of farmers and their families in this area. This year's show will include a full length color picture, "Mr. Chris tmas" featuring a host of Hollywood players, "The Safety Pin" with the Gordon family, full program color picture, and "What's New for '54." John Deere Shaw To . Be Staged Wednesday Morning In keeping with the tradition of Prescott Implement Company, local John Derre show, to be staged Wccl- Westsido H. D. Club January Meeting The Westside Homo Demonstration Club met Wednesday aftcr- Inoon in the home of Mrs. Fred T. White for the January meeting with Mrs. A. E. McGuire assisting hostess. .The meeting was called to order by the president,Mrs. Harry Keel- cy and the devotional talk was given by Mrs, Gilbert Westmoreland In the absence of Mrs. W. M. Sage Mrs. W. S. Black called tho race that was answered by naming your favorite hobby. The financial report was given by Mrs. George Teat. Mrs. Madge Burgess announced that the district leadership training meeting for Home Demonstration Councils would be held in Hope on January 21 and urged all members to attend. • Hand work was brought by each member and ideas exchanged. Mr. C. H.iTompkins has returned from Farmington where he attended the Arkansas Presbytery meeting of the U. S. A. Presbyterian Church. THURSDAY'S THE BIG FARMER S DAY FREE FOOD! FREE PROGRAM! oA/-<{Jiik9 «*« The hostess tray was presented to Mrs. White with gifts from each member. The next meeting will be in the home of Mrs. Robert Peachy. A delectable dessert course was served to 14 members and a guest Mrs. Cue Johnson. Those from Nevada County who atlwjfded the district leadership tfaimhg meeting for Home De'rhon- Adcn Councils in Hope on Thursday^were Mrs. Madge Burgess, Mrs. Qlin Wells and Mrs. Sid Purtie of Prescott, Mrs. Ivan Tfaban, Mrs. Elrftcr May and Mrs. Allen of BodcawA . z Henderson State Teachers College ents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Davis. iEast Texas State Denton. Texas ! spent the weekend with their par- jents Mr. and Mrs. HJ. JE. Davis. J Miss Ida Itac Hamilton has resumed her studies at Henderson Stale Teachers College, Arkadelphia after a visit with relatives. Miss Marguerite Avcry, Mrs. Clyde Cummings, Mr. Alec Avcry Mr. Andrews Avery and Mr. Edgar Avcry attended the funeral services for Mrs. H. P. Cole in Broken Bow, Okla, Mrs. Cole was the former Miss Lucy Avery. Miss Bettye Lou Davis, student at Mr. and Mrs. Phillips Foster attended the American Fashion Association Spring and Summer Market in Dallas last week. Mrs. Howard MeGeehamnas returned to her home in Dunsfnore, Pa. after a visit with her mother, Mrs. Jack Hamilton and sister Mrs. Henry Thompson and family. M-Sgt and Mrs. Bill Haynie and children who have been the guests of relatives have returned to their Home in Biloxi, Miss. Mr .Homer Fuller spent a part of last week in Tulsa, Okla. Mr. Ernest Hestcrly is recovering at his home from a recent surgery. Here's Vote of Arkansas Lawmen WASHINGTON — Here's the way Arkansas members of Congress were recorded as voting on recent loll calls: ! Senate On passage, 51-S3, of bill to per- AP&L Plans $50 Million Expansion LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Power an-1 Ligl. t Company said today it will spend 50 million dollars during the next three years in an expansion program. AP&L President R E. Ritchie made the announcement at the annual AP&L managers and supervisors meeting here. Ritchie said the company will spend an estimated $24,746,430 in 1954; $12,000,000 in 1955; and $12,100,000 in 1956. j The opansion program for 1954 will include Hie completion of UVo generating plants and additional construction on transmission and mit United States to join Canada in construction of St. Lawrence, seaway: Against—Fulbright, Me- Clellan. House On passage, 329-3U, of bill to provide lor establishment of an Air Force academy: GathingE, Harris, Hays, Mills, Worrell. Trimble. Three Suffocate in Home Fire MATTOON, 111 Wl—Three children suffocated form smoke of , a distribution facilities. Estimated expenditures during 1954 will' include: $7,250,000 for power i.reduction, 62,728,000 for transmssiion $12.630,730 for dis- tributioi.; and $2,j 12,700 for general construction. Tuesday, January 26,1954 basement fire in their home yesterday while their parents attended a polio benefit dance. An older brother, Walter Whitley Jr, 14, left in charge of the others, escaped by jumping froinj the window of his second floaF bedroom. The dead wore Tommy, 2; Cathy, 9; and Norms, 11. The fire, confined to the basement, did little damage to the house. BIG DISPLAY SALE James R. Scott, Factory Representative, will open the Spring and Summer line for 1954 Monday and Tuesday at my shop on Main Street. $25.00 DEPOSIT on the Oldest Storrs-Schaefer Suit now in use on a new 1954 model. TOM WARDLAW MAIN STREET TAILOR SHOP *iri' : -' v ' i*''"' «. TfT'^'jTf" r^^l*t^i^t r*lT* X C/JL' JLC/V/ iL M. JLt/f * J* tf , t k^ S\vtbAS' . L i™ ^ /ArtJi<.<M f f f t i '-•,, f i?,* £<• Penney's Big-Mac® MATCHED SETS 2 49 Twill Shirts 098 Twill Pants OUTSTANDING QUALITY FEATURES Sanforizedt—get your exact size! Vat-dyed, colors won't fade! Heavy, durable BVs oz. twill for long wear! Heavy-duty rust resistant zipper! Plenty of roomy pockets! JOB TESTED by millions of working men every doyl tShrinkogc will not exceed \% < r i,< THOSE FAMOUS 8 OUNCE DENIM BIG MAC OVERALLS f Sanforized! Heavy Duty! Sizes 30 to 48! Z59 NEW IOW PRICE! BIG 81"x99" NATION-WIDE SHEETS # Stock up now! Every Sheet Perfect! 1.66 # THE NEW VELVET IOOK! CHiNIUE IIDSPREADS \ "™ mf ^^^ thick yerjicql by JOIN THE 61C TREASURE HUNT ON THUR5PAY MORN! „ A ,-^ A report on te progress in SOUTHWESTERN BELL is in business to serve the public,of Arkansas. We want to please you. Every member of the Arkansas telephone team wants to give you the best service possible. How well are wo succeeding? What have we done to meet the demands for service, and to meet demands for better grades of service? Here arc some of the things which have been accomplished during 1953: We carried out a $1014 million construction program With this hew construction money, we— L Placed 3,000 poles and 8,800 miles of wire in rural areas. 2. Changed four towns from crank-type telephones to dial operation. S. Converted Fayetteville to dial service. We also added an additional central office in Little Rock. (Windsor-5 office). 4. Established new telephone exchange at Black Fish Lake (near West Memphis), Ferndale and Pinnacle (west of Little Rock), and at Jones Mill. 5. These and other improvements required nine new buildings plus a major addition to the telephone building 8t 7th and Louisiana in Little Rock. 6. Added major equipment in 16 central of- fices to handle more calls and to handle them better. 7. Placed storm resistant telephone cables containing 55,000 circuit miles of wire. These included coaxial cable from Little Rock to Memphis, which provides for hundreds of long distance circuits as well as a connection with national television network. We delivered more service and it was better service We connected 40,000 telephones and disconnected 34,000 for a net gain of 6,000. This brought many more Arkansas families and businesses within reach of your telephone. We gave service to 400 families whose application had been delayed until we could install poles, or central office equipment. Jobs are planned in 1954 for others waiting for service. In 1953 your long distance call was completed on the average in one minute and 42 seconds—an improvement of IS seconds. We kept all telephone equipment operating more efficiently so that today telephones in Arkansas are reported "out of order" on the average of only once in 26 months. We tried to make the telephone company a good place to work We provided good jobs for 3,800 Arkansans throughout the year. Their pay checks totalled $13 million, and nearly all of that sum was spent in the many Arkansas towns we serve. Wo also paid our share of taxes— 1, $1J? million in state and local taxes; 3, $3 million ji Federal taxes. Approximately % of every dollar we took in went for wages and tiaes. Our investment in the state of Arkansas grew substantially Our total investment in telephone facilities for Arkansas increased $7 million last year alone. Altogether, we have built $65 million worth of buildings, lines, and equipment since 1946 to keep up with your needs for telephone service. In 1946, our investment per telephone was $199. Last year our investment increased to $322 per telephone. This year we hope to do an even better job for you We have plans to change more communities to dial operation in 1954. We will also start construction of buildings for conversion in other towns which will be completed in 1955 and 1956. We will greatly expand operator long distance dialing this year. Furthermore, we plan service extensions of telephone networks. These are just a few of the many ways we intend to improve and expand your service again this year. We are proceeding with a $28 million construction program, to extend over the next three years. We have faith that the people of Arkansas, through their regulatory power intend to allow earnings which justify the decision to go forward with this program. We want to help Arkansas grow and to give Arkansas telephone service equal to the world's best. That's our goal. Your suggestions on how we can achieve it will always be appreciated. WAKREN E, B«AY, Manager, Arkansas SOUTHWESTERN BELL-ARKANSAS ATYOMRIIIYI^ f h - j -• >a? x f ; '^'s fflK$ffia-&fJj?',' i>'

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