Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 9, 1974 · Page 2
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Two HOWB STAR Wednesday, Oetobef 3, 1§?4 ll Weather forecast: dry with cool nights By the Associated Press No precipitation is indicated in Arkansas through Sunday but colder air is expected to move in from the north by the weekend. The National Weather Service said Arkansas weather should be characterized by partly cloudy skies through Thursday. Daytime temperatues should Hope Star Wednesday, October 9, 1974 Vol. 7S-No. 306 Star of Hope 1S»; Press 1W7 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. Waahbon, President and Editor (In memoriam: Paul H. Jones, Managing Editor. 19291972). Editorial - Dorothy Wlnchel City Editor Mrs. Annette Rogers Women's News Editor Food, Fashions, Society Roger Head Photo-Featuris Editor Mrs, Esther Hicks, Negro Community Advertising Mrs. Sibyl Parsons Advertising uirector Virginia Hiscott Associate Mrs. Judy Foley Classified Manager Ctreolatton— C.M. Rogers, Jr. Circulation Director Mrs. Alice Kate Baker, Bookkeeper General Bookkeeper — . Mrs. Phala Roberts Mrs. Teddy Thurman Associate ' Mechanical Department — D.E. Allen, Mechanical Superintendent and Head Pressman Danny LewaUen, Pressman George Smith, Jr., Pressman Composing Room — Judy Gray Foreman Janice Miller, Mrs. Millie Shotts, Mrs. Dortha Faye Huckabee, Mrs. JoAnn Cooper. Member of the Audit Burean of Circulations Member of the Associated Press. The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of all toe local news printed in this newspaper. as well as all AP news cusps tches. Member of tne Southern : Newspaper Publishers Ass'n. land the Arkansas Press Ass'n. • National advertising representatives: : Arkansas Dailies, Inc., 3387 •Poplar Ave., Memphis, Tenn. 138111; 960 Hartford Bldg., JDallas, Texas 75201; 400 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, ID. 60601 ; 60 E. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. 10017; 1276 Penobscot Bldg., Detroit, Mich. 48226; Classen Terrace Bldg., 1411 Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, pkla. 73106. Single Copy lOc i Subscription Rates : (Payable in advance) ': By Carrier in Hope and ; neighboring towns— : Per Week 45c Per Calendar Month $1.95 Per Year .Office only &UO By mail in Hempstead, Nevada, Lafayette, Howard, pike and Clark Counties- One Month |1.30 Three Months |3.15 Six Months 19.75 One Year $11.00 All other Mail in Arkansas One Month $1.70 Top* Months $3.90 Six Months $7.10 One Year $13.00 All Other Mail Outside Arkansas One Month $1.80 Three Month* $4.75 Six Months $8.40 One Year 1^.60 College Student Bargain hineMontns Masonic building is dedicated be warmer, but considerable cooling is expected at night. Overnighlcoolingcaused considerable fog to develop over much of Arkansas early today. The latest weather map shows building pressure from northwest Arkansas northwestward into the plains states with no new weather systems expected during the next two or three days. Overnight lows ranged from 39 at Gilbert to 56 at Texarkana and Mena. Experiment station report for 24 hours ending 7 a.m. Wednesday, high 67, low 50 with a trace of precipitation. By The Associated Press WEDNESDAY H LO PRC Otlk Albany 56 28 cdy Albu'que 73 56 cdy Amarillo 75 53 cdy Anchorage 43 32 m Asheville 70 35 clr Atlanta 74 45 clr Birmingham 75 44 cdy Bismarck 68 36 clr Boise 68 53 cdy Boston 51 37 clr Brownsville 83 63 clr Buffalo 50 40 .08 cdy Charleston 75 49 clr Charlotte 65 42 clr Chicago 64 51 cdy Cincinnati 61 37 cdy Cleveland 55 44 cdy Denver 77 37 cdy DesMoines 75 40 clr Detroit 59 47 cdy Duluth 47 39 clr Fairbanks 26 23 .30 M Fort Worth 83 62 clr Green Bay 62 44 .01 cdy Helena 71 32 cdy Honolulu 87 75 clr Houston 84 70 clr Ind'apolis 62 40 cdy Jacks'ville 78 57 clr Juneau 51 35 .08 clr Kansas City 69 44 clr Las Vegas 84 62 .01 cdy Little Rock 62 50 .01 cdy Los Angeles 70 63 cdy Louisville 61 39 clr Marquette 51 38 .01 cdy Memphis 71 52 clr Miami 85 74 .28 cdy Milwaukee 63 45 cdy Mpls-St. P. 66 43 clr New Orleans 80 59 clr New York .. 61 43 , clr Okia.City 79 51 clr Omaha 75 35 clr Orlando 84 64 clr Philad'phia 62 44 clr Phoenix 90 7u cay Pittsburgh 57 37 cdy P'tlandOre. 75 50 cdy P'tlandMe, 55 34 cdy Rapid City 74 39 clr Reno 67 35 .02 rn Richmond 64 34 clr St. Louis 68 47 clr Salt Lake 74 52 .06 rn San Diego 70 63 cdy San Fran 64 57 clr Seattle 69 47 cdy Spokane 71 39 cdy Tampa 88 63 clr Washington 64 41 clr Frost damages Southern Crops WASHINGTON (AP) - A weekly weather report issued by the Agriculture Department said killing frosts have crept even deeper into the nation's damaged corn and soybean crops. As of last Sunday, the report said Tuesday, cold weather had nipped corn and soybeans as far south as Arkansas, Tennessee, northern Georgia and South Carolina. "Frost killed the remaining crop acreage in the southern Corn Belt states that had survived earlier freezes," the report said. The soybean crop, even more susceptible to freeze damage, was halted in a wide area of the Corn Belt. Damage was reported as far south as Arkansas, Tennessee and Georgia. Medicare fraud complaint filed LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Lola Creswell, a former administrator of the Newport Hospital and Clinic, was charged Tuesday with conspiracy in what a government attorney has called the most flagrant and the largest medicare fraud in the Eastern District of Arkansas. Miss Creswell, 56, pleaded innocent. The federal complaint against Miss Creswell said she had made fraudulent reports on hospital expenses for which the medicare program reimbursed |7.75 the hospital. Dr. Ellis recommends animal control plan "There have been sixty cases of rabies reported in Arkansas this year," said Dr. Hafvie Ellis, Public Health veterinarian of Arkansas, as he spoke to the Kiwanis Club at its Tuesday meeting at Town and Country Restaurant. Dr. Ellis was introduced by Dr. Herbert Rogers who arranged the program. The speaker estimated that 60 reported cases of rabies meant another 540 cases unreported, and the 1,500 animal bites reported would mean an ad- ditonal 13,500 unreported bites. Young children are the usual victims of a biting animal, but by no means are bites confined to this group. Since-ihe dawn of civilization rabies has been known as the dread disease and killer that it is, and man, domestic animals and wild animals are susceptible to it. Most cases of rabies are the result of a bite by a rabid OFFICERS AND PAST MASTERS of Whitfield Masonic Lodge No. 239, gather for the dedication ceremonies of the lodge hall on Main Street. Left to right are Harry Shiver, Fred Fuller, James McLarty, Robert Parham, and Hobart Shirley, past masters; James H. Vandiver, grand master of All Around Town .By The Star Staff. The Independent Pullet Growers Association will meet Thursday, October 10 at 7:30 in the Farm Bureau Conference Room. All growers are urged to attend. A Youth for Christ weekend will be held at Lonoke Baptist Church beginning October 11. Speaker for each service, to begin at 7:30 p.m., will be the Rev. E. L. Girley from Southwestern Seminary at Fort Worth. Youth choirs from Hope, Arkadelphia, Malvern, and uurdon win participate. Services Sunday are at 2:30 p.m. Obituaries MKS. JOSIE McKlNNON Mrs. Josie McKinnon, widow of John T. McKinnon, died in a local hospital early Tuesday. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Surviving are two sons, Clyde McKinnon of Bossier City, La. and Clarence McKinnon of Jacksonville, Ark.; two brothers, Harvey Mauldin, Prescott and Lee Mauldin, Gurdon; two sisters, Mrs. Frank Spruell, Gurdon, and Mrs. Tommy Kerr, San Angelo, Tex.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Oakcrest Chapel with the Rev. Gaylon Decious officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Prescott with Oakcrest Funeral Home in charge. ROBERT DON COX Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Nebo Cemetery under the direction of Hemdon Funeral Home for Robert Don Cox who was shot to death in a robbery at his job with Exxon Oil Co. in Birmingham, Ala. on Monday. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a graduate of Henderson State College. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. l^uise Words Cox and two daughters, Donna Cox and Beverly Cox, all of Birmingham and his mother, Mrs. Spinos Cox of Hope. CHARLES McCANTS Funeral services for Charles (Tony) McCants, six-month-old son of Mr, and Mrs. Charles G. McCants of Texarkana, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in East Memorial Chapel in Texarkana with the Rev. Wiley McLean officiating. Burial will be in East Memorial Gardens. Little Tony was the grandson of Mrs. W. C. McCants of Prescott, and Mrs. Hedwig Hein of Germany. He is also survived by a brother, Ronnie. The child died Sunday morning in a Texarkana hospital. The Rev. L. B. Beard Jr. is pastor at Lonoke. The Optimist Club will have for its speaker this week Chester Hill, a minister of the Gospel and a former Optimist. Mr. Hill, from Arlington, Tex., is concluding a series of meetings at the Hope Church of Christ Wednesday night and will address the Optimists at 6:15 a.m. Thursday at the Town • and Country restaurant. He will' speak on The Parallel of Christian Work and Civic Work. Members of the Optimist Club are urged to attend. Arkansas; Carl Fuller, master of Whitfield Lodge; A.J. Mhoon, senior warden; Lester Cook Jr., warden; Ben Rice, master of ceremonies; Billy Lauterbach, senior deacon; Claude Byrd, master of ceremonies; and A.M. Hewitt, Tyler. Rotarians hear talk about wire products Harold Eakley of Hope Wire Products told the Hope Rotary Club about the organization of the concern in Holland, Mich., in 1947 and the opening of the local outlet in 1958, when the club had its luncheon meeting in the Town and Country on Friday. The speaker, who joined the firm in 1949, had high praise for the staff of local men with whom"he;works.' ' . ' With the aid of a small set of demonstration springs, Eakley showed the club the different lands of springs used in one set that Hope Wire Products constructs for a hospital mattress. One of the largest markets for this product is the Federal government, which uses more mattresses in more different ways than any other institution, in hospitals, dor- minatories, hotels, and housing. Club president Gerald Keith ..and..members-of the club welcomed student guests, Paul Williams, president of the Hope High FFA; and Bobby Scott, vice-president of the Hope High FFA. Miss Sharyn Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Smith, a student at North Texas State University, was chosen for membership in "The North Texas 40" - the first group of its kind ever assembled on the campus of approximately 17,000 students enrolled this fall. This group represents the University's finest students - these students who set the highest academic, ethical and moral examples - and will join the president and faculty in hosting many official academic and social functions for the university. She received her official notification in a special initiation communication from the president of North Texas State University. Altenbaumer enters prison SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Truman Altenbaumer of Hot Springs, Ark., former executive secretary of the Arkansas Republican party, began serving a six-month prison sentence here Tuesday. Altenbaumer is a former director of the Bank of Glenwood in Arkansas and the Pike County Bank at Murfreesboro, Ark. He pleaded guilty July 8 to three misdemeanor charges of misapplication, but federal .Judge Oren Harris of El Dorado, Ark., dismissed two of the charges. Harris sentenced Altenbaumer on one count of misapplying funds when he was director of the Pike County bank. Altenbaumer checked into the U.S. Bureau of Prisons Medical Center here at 2 p.m. Tuesday to undergo physical examinations during a 90-day period before a federal judge determines if Altenbaumer is able to complete his prison sentence elsewhere. The clinical director of the medical center could not be contacted for further comment Tuesday night. Harris nad sentenced Altenbaumer last month to one year in prison with six months suspended. Altenbaumer also was fined $1,000.: An Exceptional Record, Mr. Lester! Photo shows George Frazier, President of our Agency . presenting Mr. Earl Lester, 1106 W. Ave. B, Hope, with his safe drivers pin . representing 32 years and over 300,000 miles of accident-free driving. Mr - Le ster operates his own rig and has been connected with Franks & Sons Produce, Hope, for many years. ANDERSON-FRAZIER Insurance Agency, !*« Phone 777-3481 Second & Main ARKANSAS animal, but it can be tram, mitted in othef Ways; the saliva of a ratTid ahimaTgettlg into an open sore s for example. Dr. Ellis reported that a marked decrease in the in. cidehce of rabies had occurred in recent years due to control programs. Charlie Miller, an assistant of Dr. Ellis, showed a film entitled "Animal Bites and Rabies". Miller also showed a series of slides showing the results of humans being bitten by at* tacking animals. Dr. Ellis recommended a control program consisting of registration of all animal pets, restraints on pets out of their yards or pens, vaccination of all animal pets, and elimination of all rabid animals. Regan Cornelius, formerly of Hope and a former president of the Kiwanis Club of Beaumont, Texas, was a guest at Tuesday's meeting. Hope optometrist named to committee LITTLE ROCK — Dr. Don W. Freel, Hope optometrist was among 15 Arkansas optometrists recently named to the local Arrangements Committee to handle details of the 78th Annual American Optometric Association Congress, June 16-21, in Hot Springs. Dr. Freel's appointment was made by ADA national president Dr. Bernard J. Shannon on Mauston, Wisconsin. Dr. Freel will assist Local Arrangements chairman Dr. Erwin Lax of Hot Springs in all behind-the-scenes local planning for the national op- tometric Congress, which is expected to draw optometrists from throughout the nation. The optometric Congress will be held at the Arlington Hotel. It is the first American Op- tometric Association Congress to be held in Arkansas. Seven escape sinking boat ST. FRANCISVILLEN La. (AP) — Seven persons escaped injury Tuesday when a 25-foot boat sank in the Mississippi River near here after two explosions set the craft on fire. The Proud Mary was en route from Peoria, 111., to New Orleans. Occupants took to a life raft and were picked up by fishermen. On board were Larry Gorney of New Orleans, the owner; Mr. and Mrs. John E. Hall of Huntsville, Ala.; Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. .Tones of Cham-" paign.Iii., and Gene Ferell.and Mrs. c. J. Taylor of Mattoon, 111, •• - —Be a courteous driver. 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