Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 22, 1954 · Page 6
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MOPI IT A ft , HOM , A R K A MS A S Monday, $2, 19§4 - Breaking Ceremony Which Dedicated Now County Hospital Site on South Main Street Lost Thursday f-i a-* -r* . . '"<£< " jB' * ' 1 !, J- *. - ' ' ' . .-'''. - '• ".; . ''- 'i . i '.-...•_. . :. \r . ". . ' -L , ,.:..;,' ^ Ji ..*i,.^^-'..^ 1 . i ____ .. J ^ja-A*^>»a i .ft Dt jf-.*«a!.t£i»i*».fLw.i.-*A. *.,._._ _ ___ t _ ----- _,, J - J _- J , J a MH | Bto « toaau i|j a yiJ ik _ i _ i _. , iii^to V •* * „ 4 ***'*- of the Crowd Which Assembled for Ground-Breaksng Program at the Hospital Site I ^">vl&'£ v>-3 *&«•* I RESCOTT NEWS « Band. Mother's jin Monday evening home of Mrs. B, A, Ardell Clark, co- geaija'y, 24 of the ' Presbyterian practice on Wednesday p'clock, Women's Circle of /lTi wiU have charge nf r, (services " at the First Church on Wednesday at 1:30. Choir rehearsal ;at B; IS <under the direction white japonica placed at points of interest. The high 1 score award was won by Mrs. Allen Gee Sr, Guests for the afternoon were Mrs, Frank Turberville, Mrs. Russell Moborg and Mrs. Denman W.v- lie, Other membeis present included Mrs. Guss McCaslull, Mis. Sa- jcon H«gan, Mrs,, Dallas Atkins and Mrs. Harold Lewis. A delicious salad course was served at'the conclusion of the games. Mwnn w§s .hostess to tfee Wedpegday Bodgp hpme in Emmet on ,—™ r ,.^, Tf ,,, for the play. ire deported lylth arrajjee- "-* pussy wijlow, —' — J -~ J Westsldc H. D. Club Mepts in Home Of Mrs. Robert Peachey The Wcstsidq Home Demonstration Club met on Wednesday after noon in the home of Mrs. Robert Peachey. Mrs. Harry Keeley, president, presided with 18 members present. Mrs., Gilbert Westmoreland #ave the devotional. The roll was called with each member naming one basic food for health/The minutes were read and approved- The cjub discussed ideas for community Piojects. Mis, Keeley ap- ^Tuesday, March 2,1954 •:: Hope, Arkansas REGISTERED HEREFORDS |; n Buas 21 cows LiH HekJ in the Cpljs<?Mm Rain pr Shine " 'T«rp Breeding frgm ArKsnsos and Tew* Tap Association pointed'leaders for several projects lot the year. Mrs.-'• Madge Burgess .gave a talk on "How To Care For Bulbs And Plants." Each member brought a bulb or plant and there was an exchange among ;members. Games were enjoyed with prizes being won by Mrs. Fred White and Mrs. C. J. Childers. Delicious refreshments were served by the hostess assisted by Mrs. Westmoreland The meeting adjourned to meet March 17 with Mrs,: Keeley. Spiritual Life Group Meets The monthly meeting of the Spiritual Life Group of the First Methodist Church was held on Wednesday morning at 9:15 in the home of Mrs. Robert Hambright with 12 ladies attending. The meeting was opened with silent prayer by the group 'after which Mrs. L. C. Gatlin presented the study on "Abundant Living" and closed the mcc-i.- ing with prayer. The March mooting will be held in the home of Mrs, Imon Gee with Mrs, O. G. Hirst leader. M/Sgt. and Mrs. Wayne Loomis formerly of Langley Field, Va,. who have been the guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Loomis and other relatives, left Wednesday /'or Los Angeles where Sgt, Loomis will attend a Jet Bomber School. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Sage had as their Wednesday guests Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Crowder of Arkadelphia. Mrs. E. M. Rowland, Mrs, E. L. Cass, Mrs. Joe' R. Hamilton and Rev. W. G. Bensberg motored to Tcxarkana Wednesday for the day. Mrs. H. P, Hainby visited friends in Hope on Wednesday. Mrs. Guy Ross of Little Rock was the Wednesday guest of Mr and Mrs. Arlice piltman. Mr andMii J A Yancey accom panicd by Mrs. Allen Gee Jr , Bill and Gail of Hop*, motored to Tex- aikana Wednesday evening and met their daughtei, Mrs Ted Stru- ley and Jimmy of Awoya, Mo. who ait their guests Friends pi M»s B, C. Stiveis will legist that she is ill at hei home. i — Star photos GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY — Top, Left to right, Clifford Franks (with shovel), chairman of the Hospital'Building Committee; County Judge U. G. Garre.tt ;Hope Mayor John L. Wilson, Jr.; County Clerk Harry Hawthorne (just showing over the mayor's shoulder); representing the county'a official family; Fred Johnson, American Legion; Dr. Jud B. IVJartindale, County Medical Society; Miss Rosa Harrie, Business & Professional Women's club Wm. C. Gentry, Lions club; Norman Moore, Kiwanis club;. Dr. James G. Martindale, County Medical Society; Kenneth Ambrose, Hope Chamber of Commerce; Jim Cole, Rotary Club; Rev. Elbert O'Steen, Hope Ministerial Alliance; Syd McMath, Julia Chester hospital executive board; Mrs. Arch Moore, Julia Chester hospital operating board Miss Beryl Henry, J. I, Lieblong, W. H. Gunter and Roy Anderson, member of the Hospital Building Committee; and C. V. Nunn, Jr., attorney for the building committee. BOTTOM — Picture show's the crowd gathered in front of the Old Reynerson residence, on South Main street beyond the high school, for the ground-breaking ceremony which launched Hempstead county's $600,000 hospital project Thursday, February 18. More Utility Users Than Ever This Year There weie iw major earthquakes the United BY SAM DAWSON NEW YORK, Ml —The first joggle in the upward march of the ultili- tios is being recorded on the seismographs in the industrial centers. But the electric and gas peddlers count on the homeowner to flip more light switches and turn on more sas jets than ever this year enough more to overcome any slowdown in industrial power, light and heat usage. The stock market prices have risen moderately this year. This industry's plans to expand still further in 1954 are untouched so far, at least publicly, by recession talk. '. Industry spokesmen contend that profits in 1954 should be as good as in 1953, when an outsize major*, ity of companies registered gains,' with an average increase pf 14 pet- cent. But the spokesmen are count' ing on more rate increases to make this forecast work out. The few gas and electric companies to report a drop in earnings in 1953 say this trend should be corrected as soon as public authorities get around to allowing rate increasesr—which, the companies complain, lag behind the rise in operating and distubutmg costs. Utility customers, of course, mayj feel that rates are high enough now' to cover costs aiy; jeas>onable pio- fits and jetiun on investments, and still leave enough for needed expansion of facilities. ce»U - a.l perhaps significantly, is the only one in the United States today where power usage is falling behind that of a year ago. This region extends from Pittsburgh westward through Ohio, into Indiana and lower Michigan, It is a region of much publicized layoffs, production cutbacks and rise in jobless totals. Elsewhere, the Ediaon Electric Institute reports power out put still oui'uns the year ago figures, oven if the spread is smaller now than a few weeks ago. This goes along with Lhc prediction of the institute's president, Walter H. Sammls, head of Ohio Kdison co,, that the one setback the industry fears is in factory usage. He points out that utility company sales of 'residential current now makes up 42 per cent of their revenues on average. With new household appliances coming out, and being sold even though at a reduced rate, he feel.3 that residential revenues will rise and offset any industrial drop. The utilities did very well in 1953. With 63 companies reporting so far, all but five showed gains in net income after taxes. Combined, the 63 had earnigs of $1,133,581,8554, a gain of 13.7 per cent in profits over 1952. The 15 utilities use in the Associated Press stock price index with only three showing declines 1952 recorded combined gains of 15.2 per cent in from profit 1953. The AP 'utility sotck price index incidentally, went up only ono half of 1 per cent during 1953, while the companies were making these nice profits. But since the first of this year— and since the utility companies' good earning reports began coming in— stock mai-kct buying has advanced the utility stock price index by 2.9 per cent. In general utility stock prices are about, one- fourth, higher now than before World W al ' '!!• LET THE ACOUSTICON MAN HELP SOLVE H you hare « Hearing Problem you are cordially jnvited to come in for a FREE test of yqur hearing. If you now hove a Hearing Aid bring it with you. Batteries available. "Since 1902 World's First Electrical Hearing Aid" TUESPAY, FEB. 23, FROM 1 to 4 P, M, SHIPLEY'S STUDIO-HOPE A. 1. BURNS JR. — Acoustleqn of Tex«rk«ng Note: Shipley's keep a Fresh Stock of Batteries for oil Troops Used to Clear Way forlndians By IM BECKER SEOUL, Ml American troops, jabbing with bayonets, chased off without apparent bloodshed 200 to 300 South Koreans who early today tried to halt a train carrying homebound Indian soldiers, the U. S. 8th Army said. The Koreans were cleared from the tracks after some minor jab- bing and shoving, and the trail i continued to Inchon port without in cident, said an 8th Army spokes- mam. . . ..- • However, Kim Chang H e u ri g, vice chief of South Korea's national police, said American tanks called to the scene. He denounced what he called the 8th Army's "heavy countermaasures" against "a righteous move by indignant men." An American officer said the anti-Indian demonstrators were cleared in about 30 minutes, shortly after midnight. They had massed on the railroad embankment and had lighted fires to keep warm. FAIR PARK COLISEUM WEDNESDAY-FEB. 24 8 3PP ^ 60c KIDS (Tax Included) ADULTS $1.20 THE HOPE LIONS CLUB PROUDLY PRESENTS WORLD'S NEWEST BIG SHOW STUPENDOUSLY PRESENTING THE WORLD'S FAMOUS, BIGGEST AND GREATEST FEATURES

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