Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 15, 1974 · Page 2
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(ARK.) StAK Tuesday* Ofctobef i& 1S?4 Ho rain is expected tonight, Wednesday ,4 damaging fire? but no injuries i By The Associated Press i; No rain is expected in Arkansas tonight or Wednesday. The National Wwt her Service says gradual clearing is expected over the state today as a; cold front, which passed through the state Monday and Monday night, continues to move southeastward. Occasional rain or showers should end Hope Star Tuesday, October 15, Vol. 76-No. 2 1974 Star of Hope 1899; 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. Washburn, President and Editor (In memoriarn: Paul H. Jones, Managing Editor 19291972). ftHitorial — Dorothy Winchel City Editor Mrs. Annette Rogers Women's News Editor Food, Fashions, Society Roger Head Photo-Features Editor Mrs, Esther Hicks, Negro Community Advertising — Mrs. Sibyl Parsons Advertising Director Virginia Hiscott Associate Mrs. Judy Foley Classified Manager Circulation—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 Lewallen, Pressman George Smith, Jr., Pressman Composing Room — Judy Gray Foreman Janice Miller, Mrs. Millie Shotts, Mrs. Dortha Faye Huckabee, Mrs. JoAnn Cooper. by this afternoon in the south- cast portion of the state. Rainfall reports for the 24- hour period ended at 7 a.m. include .69 at Little Rock, .44 at Pine Bluff, .52 at El Dorado, .69 at Texarkana, .47 at Fort Smith, .41 at Fayetteville, 1.57 at Harrison, .75 at Jonesboro and .93 at Memphis. Temperatures will be cool today and quite cool tonight. There is a chance of some light frost in some portions of northwest Arkansas tonight, but the frost will occur mostly on hillsides or in low lying areas. Highs today will be mostly in the 60s with highs Wednesday in the 60s. IJQWS tonight should range from the mid 30s in the northern part of the state to the mid 40s in the extreme southern portion. The extended outlook Thursday through Saturday indicates no precipitation during the period. Temperatures will be mild during the day and cool at night. Overnight lows include Little Rock 53, Pine Bluff 49, El Dorado 52, Texarkana 56, Fort Smith 48, Fayetteville 44, Harrison 43, Jonesboro 51, Memphis 53, Gilbert 44 and Calico Rock 52. Experiment station report for 24 hours ending 7 a.m. Tuesday, high 78, low 52, with .85 inches of rain. Mrs. Martin to head M.D. drive in Mrs. Laura Martin of the Citizens National Bank of Hope, has been appointed this city's campaign treasurer of the 1974 March Against Dystrophy. The announcement was made Monday by Darrel Coleman, president of the Arkansas Chapter, Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America. Mrs. Martin will head M.D.A.A.'s annual appeal for funds to support a broad attack on the problem created by muscualr dystrophy. There are more than 250,000 victims of the crippling disease in this country, most of them children in whom it is nearly always fatal. Medical research to find the cause and cure for the mysterious disease is the largest part of M.D.A.A.'s program. The drive is part of & nation wide effort in which hundreds of thousand of marchers will participate. Locally the door-to- door appeal will be Sunday, October 20, 1974. In accepting the post of Hope's campaign, treasurer/ Mrs. Martin urges residents and community groups to give generously in response to M.D.A.A.'s appeal. "Perhaps our campaign to support research," she declared, "will be a crucial factor in the conquest of the tragic disease." A national, non-profit agency, M.D.A.A. also supports a network of medical clinics, provides orthopedic appliances and summer camps. All services are provided by M.D.A.A. at no cost. Smaller bean crop forecast 4 —Hope (Ark.) Star photo by Pod Rogers A GROUP of employes at Hope Eggland watch as firemen work to contain the damaging blaze which broke out during the workers' lunch break Monday. "Personnel is one of the problems we're working on now," said plant manager Howard Jackson. "We hope to be able to place some of our employes in other area plants." None of the plant workers or firemen were injured by the blaze. State Fair to begin Friday at Shreveport By The Associated Press .. HI LO PRC Otlk 60 57 .01 rn 64 42 .01 clr 53 36 46 76 80 81 53 71 63 88 73 81 79 62 73 72 49 56 63 44 Member of the Audit Burea<: 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 AP 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 towris-r Per Week 45c Per Calendar Month $1.95 Per Year .Of fice only 123.40 By mail in Hempste^ad, Nevada, Lafayette, Howard, Pike and Clark Counties- One Month |1.30 Three Months $3.15 Six Months $3.75 One Year $11.00 All other Mail in Arkansas One Month $1.70 TUgee Months $3.90 Six Months $7.10 One Year $13.00 All Other Mail Outside Arkansas , One Month $1.80 Three Months, $4.75 . Six Months $8.40 One-Year $16.60 College Student Bargain Offer ' ; Nine Wionyis . $7.75 Albany Albu'que Amarillo Anchorage Asheville Atlanta Birmingham Bismarck Boise Boston Brownsville Buffalo Charleston Charlotte Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Denver Des Moines Detroit Duluth Fairbanks Fort Worth Green Bay Helena Honolulu Houston Ind'apolis Jacks'ville Juneau Kansas City Las Vegas Little Rock Los Angeles Louisville Marquette Memphis Miami Milwaukee Mpls-St. P. New Orleans New York Okla. City Omaha Orlando Philad'phia Phoenix Pittsburgh P'tland, Ore. P'tland, Me. Rapid City Reno Richmond St. Louis Salt Lake San Diego San Fran Seattle Spokane Tampa Washington 37 70 53 58 87 85 66 84 51 < 53 87 78 83 78 48 82 85 58 51 85 64 59 59 86 74 91 74 72 57 56 77 80 70 69 73 71 61 63 88 76 35 49 63 63 23 41 57 63 48 65 60 44 47 49 35 30 42 29 27 50 29 30 72 56 45 60 44 35 59 53 61 51 32 53 73 35 26 71 63 39 27 66 59 67 52 41 54 27 30 60 40 42 58 54 41 37 66 62 .01 .. clr .19 rn .. rn .. rn .. rn .. clr .. clr .. rn .. rn .25 cdy .. cdy .. cdy .. cdy .93 rn .37 rn .01 clr .. clr .11 cdy ,09 rn This year's Louisiana State Fair takes over the Ark-La-Tex spotlight Friday for a 10-day run that will showcase the area, the state and the nation through scores of interesting exhibits, keen competition in livestock, agriculture, arts and crafts and varied other fields as well as a kaleidoscopic melange of entertainment befitting the state's largest single annual event. "State Fair Revue 74," the Fair's big free grandstand show, will have two different presentations this year, late model stock car races and sprint cars will speed around the Fair's lightening-fast half- mile paved oval, and the finals of the Louisiana Rodeo Associa- tion will be presented in the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum on Friday and Saturday, October 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. The free grandstand show will be presented twice daily with three performances scheduled on "Children's Day" this Friday and on each of the two Saturdays of the Fair. The auto races are scheduled for each Saturday and Sunday of the Fair, at 2 p.m. Taking top billing for the first "Revue" will be the Jack D'Johns trio, backed up by Willie Tyler and Lester, and Chase and Park. This show will be presented Oct. 18 through Oct. 22. Headlining the second show, which will be on stage Oct. 23 through Oct. 27 will be Danny Davis and the Nashville Brss, with the dementis and Garry and Tomio. On "Children's Day" all youngsters through high school age will be admitted to the Fair free up until 6 p.m., and reduced prices will be in effect on some of the rides and at- tractions of the Royal American Shows. Tickets for the auto races and the rodeo are priced at $3 for adults and $1.50 for children 12 and under. They are on sale at all Shreveport Palais Royal Stores and the State Fair office. Tickets purchased in advance admit the holders to the Fair, but do riot include automobile parking. LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Crop and Livestock Reporting Service said Monday that the state soybean crop is expected to be below the 1973 level. The agency forecast increased 1974 production of cotton, rice and sorghum grain. The soybean crop was forecast at 90.3 million bushels, a 22 per cent decline from 1973. Cool, rainy weather helped late bean varieties, but the crop needs sunny weather and a late frost. The agency estimated that the 1974 cotton production would be 1.3 million bales, 25 per cent above the 1973 level. The agency estimated that the crop would yield 471 pounds per acre, down 6 per cent from last year. Cool weather and considerable rain was detrimental to crop development, the report said. The state rice crop is forecast at. 134,560,000 hundred. weight, 36 per cent above the 1973 level. Projected yield per acre is 4,800 hundredweight, up about 1 per cent from last year. Early yields were reported very good. The production of sorghum grain is forecast at 6,720,000 bushels. That is 15,000 bushels above the 1973 level. The yield is expected to be 48 bushels per acre compared with 45 bushels last year. Heavy Particle The negatively charged electron and the positively charged proton are particles of the atom. Though their electrical charges are equal in strength, the proton is 1,800 times heavier than the electron. Air search continuing .1 - , . ... •,. , , i .o... . ' ••' '. C? .12 M .75 clr .. clr .. clr .. clr .76 rn .49 clr .. cdy .27 rn .. clr .. clr .69 clr .. clr 1.63 rn .16 cdy .93 cdy .. cdy :. clr .. clr .34 rn .. cdy .04 clr .. clr .. cdy .. cdy .. clr .30 rn .. clr .. rn .. cdy .. clr .. cdy .19 clr .. clr .. clr .. clr .. cdy .. clr .. cdy .. cdy MANILA; Philippines (AP)-^ A U.S. Air Force plane racing against an approaching tropical storm was searching through the night for signs of a weather reconnaisance plane missing with its six-man crew in the Plant fire (Continued from Front Page) trucks which weren't anything like enough to fight that large a fire," Faught said. "The fire started from the side where they have their cartons and load their eggs out. There were a lot of empty egg cartons...and you know how those things will burn." Faught said a high wind coming from the east also helped spread the fire. Jackson said a receiving dock at the plant was not damaged although the main production room and one of the warehouse areas were destroyed as was a cooler. Another cooler was damaged. South China Sea.'""' ' The Philippine Weather Bureau in Manila reported a tropical depression had intensified into a storm and was headed north toward Mindanao, the .Philippines' largest southern island. "The search is continuing and will continue through the night" for the plane, an Air Force spokesman said today. The missing WC130 Hercules, based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, disappeared late Saturday while tracking Typhoon Bess. It was last reported about 400 miles north of Clark Air Base in the Philippines. Five Air Force planes and a U.S. Navy support vessel, the White Plains, had searched through the day today but reported no sign of the Hercules or its crew, the spokesman said. The National Gallery of Canada was established in 1880. Intro ucing the new Allstate Businessowners tixe If your insurance man had a policy with as much protection for the money-he would ,if.ki iHMtt.,,.. •ri * ^ *tf have told you "*" about it. Qbituaries Hippo hurt at El Dorado EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — The passenger in a truck suffered cuts and lacerations today when the vehicle coverd turned at the intersection of Arkansas 7 and U.S. 167 inside the El Dorado city limits. Injured was Otto, a 10,000- pound hippopotamus. Patrolman Kenneth Robertson investigated the accident. He said the truck tailgate was open and that he shined his flashlight into the back of the truck to inspect the cargo. Otto looked at Robertson and snorted. Robertson dropped his flashlight and ran. otto remained in the truck. We can view three planets without a telescope — Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. MRS. ADDIE I. CARR Mrs. Addie Irene Carr died Monday night in a local hospital at the age of 73. She was a member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Hope. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Lemuel Prince, Mrs. Barney Starkey, both of Hope; Mrs. Dale Yokum, Blevins, and Mrs. Henry Smith, Abilene, Tex.; two brothers, George Moore and John Moore, both of Texarkana; five half-brothers, Thomas, James, Richard and Albert Moore, all of Ashdown, and Monroe Moore, California; two half-sisters, Valoria Flemmings, Ashdown, and Delphene Rathburn, California; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Herndon Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Cecil Bates officiating. Burial will be in Rondo Cemetery in Texarkana, Arkansas under the direction of Herndon Funeral Home. MRS. IDA SMITH Funeral sen'ices were held Sunday in the Murry-Ruggles Funeral Chapel in Arkadelphia for Mrs. Ida Smith of 410 Bonner, Hope who died Friday in a local hospital. She was born in Tennessee June 14, 1893, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Collins. She was a housewife and widow of Bob Smith and a member of the Baptist Church. Surviving is a son, Dee Smith of Hope; two grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Arkadelphia under the direction of Murry-Ruggles Funeral Home. MERLE S. BONDS Furipral services were held at 2:30 Tuesday at Marlbrook Church near Blevins for Merle Sanderson Bonds, 72, who died at Blevins Monday. He was a retired mechanic and a Methodist. Burial was at Marlbrook Cemetery by Cornish Funeral Service of Prescott. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruby Burns Bonds; two daughters, Mrs. George Wilkins of Virginia and Mrs. Dale Wilson of Blevins; two sisters, Mrs. Floyd Parnell and Mrs. Daisy McFarland, both of Louisiana; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The Allstate Businessowners Deluxe Policy is a new approach to protecting your business. An approach so different, it gives you a lot more protection— for a lot less money than you'd expect. Up to $1,000,000 liability protection. Unlimited business income loss protection. For up to 12 months. To cover you if your business is damaged or destroyed by an insured peril. You get repTOteme'nt cost protection for your business buildings, up to the limit of your policy. You select the proper limit. No coinsurance is required. And the policy's been sii plified. Written so you understand exactly what you're buying. Doesn't it make good business sense to compare? Buying something as important as business insurance should be based on more than a pleasant business lunch. Or friendships. Or the fact that your agent is your brother-in-law's neighbor. Who. can give you more protection and service for your money? We believe Allstate can. Comparing doesn't take much of your time. Because of the sirqplicity of our new policy, an Allstate Agent can give you an accurate quote in just fifteen minutes. Call an Allstate Agent now and see if your business qualifies. 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