Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 17, 1977 · Page 7
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Page Seven HOPF. (AHK » STAH Saturdav. n«-cpmh<»r 17. 1977 (Classified 14. FURNITURE SALAVAGE PRICES. Some of the finest livingroom furniture that can be bought. Almost every style available. We have a two piece couch & chair. Top quality solid oak frame for $88. Terms Available. See Freight Sales Co., Inc. 307 W. Broad, Texarkana, Texas. Open to public 11-8 Monday - Friday, Saturday 9 to 5. 12-7-tf BEDROOM SUITES MUST GO. We will deal on 25 bedroom suites. All styles and finished. These suites include dresser, chest of drawers, head board (full or queen size) and rails. Starting at $105 for full set. Terms available. Come see at Freight Sales Co. Inc., 307 W. Broad, Texarkana, Tx. Open to public 11-6 Monday-Friday and Saturday, 9 to 5. 12-7-tf 78. MISCELLANEOUS FIREWOOD FOR SALE: 7773085. 12-14-6tp NEW RINSE-N-VAC Steam cleans, rinses, and vacuums out dirt leaving carpets professionally clean. Rent at T.G.&Y. Family Center-600 North Hervey-Hope. 12-14-3tc WHY PAY MORE FOR LESS, When you can get the best at discount prices. All McCulloch models. Slightly used McCulloch 850-$300. HOPE OUTDOOR POWER & EQUIPMENT, Third & Hazel, 777-8585. 12-1-tf TRAPPERS - HUNTERS - Top prices for your furs. Green, dry or whole - Also deer hides. Will be in Hope Every Wednesday 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Burger Center. Hwy 67 W. Vernon Lewis 214-822-3562. 12-5-Imp FOR SALE: Double keyboard organ, 2 coats, size Misses 8. Call 5338. 12-13-4tp USED CAMPER - $500. over cab type, fits long wheelbase pickup. Has stove, beds, and table. See at Tate Auto Co. 12-13-4tc BRAND NEW ROYCE TOPUNE CB radio with external speaker paid $180. Will sell all for $125, 303 Margaret. 12-13-6tc "IT'S A SONY" Your SONY Dealer in Hope is Collins Electronic Service—1122 South Main, Phone 777-3429. Serving you for 16 years. 12-10-tf ATTENTION HUNTERS & Trappers. Buying furs at Hwy. 29 & Ave A, across from Jumbo Burger. Every Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 5:00. Absolutely Top Prices. John Boyd - Benton, Ar. 11-29-lmp 17" ROPING SADDLE $200.00, . Catalina regrigerator, equipped for automatic ice maker, $150.00, Portable color television $50.00, Dinette set $35.00 Swivel chair $20.00 and more. Come by Lakewood Estates Mobile Home Park. Last house at the end. 12-15-4tp -*- >. , ,• •.i.'T-tl, ,, -f- -,-Xi, , 79. HOMES BRICK-FRAME HOUSE FOR SALE: End of Circle Drive on 1% lots, 2100 Sq. Ft. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, CH & A, fireplace in Lr., large diningroom, kitchen combination, large play room, with wet bar, covered patio, large kennel run, lots of Privacy, Moving, Price reduced. Dodd St. 7774216. 12-13-12tc FOR SALE BY OWNER: Two acres, 7 room house with adjoining store building with fixtures. Two miles north of Hope on Highway 4. Call 7776809 if interested. 12-lMtc 79. HOMES NEW HOUSE. 3 br., 14 bath, 1 3-10 acres, half brick, all electric, near Bois 'D Arce, 777-3085. 12-14-12tp THRfcE BEDROOM, 2 bath, large gameroom, CH&A. outside storage building, carpeted, built-in appliances, 505 W. Ave. D. 777-5249. LEGAL NOTICE THREE BEDROOM FRAME house to be torn down & moved if interested call 214276-6910. 12-16-5tc 80B. BICYCLES BOYS 3 SPEED bike, features basket, 2 horns, a light, asking $75.00 777-6902. 12-15-4tc SI- MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS HAMMOND ORGAN E - 100 series, full pedal keyboard for home or church. In excellent condition, Phone 777-6258. 12-16-2tc 83B. BOATS & MOTOR NEEL-CRAFT Boat manufacturing Inc. Has moved to the Hope Proving Grounds location and invited everyones repairs or any other service that we can do for you in the fiberglass line. Call 777-6466, JAMES NEEL for free estimates or pickup and delivery. 11-24-tf 84B. DOGS CHINESE PUGS, Boston Terrier puppies. One Lewallen setter bird dog, 8 months old. Will hold for Christmas. Country Puppy Farm, 777-2503. 12-9-lmc 85.WEARING APPAREL MAKE OVERTURF'S Your Christmas store, the gift that comes in pairs - "We have time for you." 11-28-tf SHOP BONNIE'S DRESS SHOP: Bodcaw for something different for Christmas. Beautiful fashions, reasonable prices. Shop til 7 p.m. & Sunday afternoons. Yellow tag Sale. 12-5-lmc DICK'S CUSTOM SHIRTS for all members of the family. Custom shirts will be appreciated for Christinas. 11-28-tf VALUES GET STAR BILLING in the WANT ADS SCORE A SALE WITH CLASSIFIED ADS. 777-8841 USING CLASSIFIE MAKES "CENTS PUBLIC DISCLOSURE NOTICE Notice of Information relative to a proposal to dispose of real properties In the Central Urban Renewal Project ARK R-100, Hope, Arkansas, Parcel 8-1QB and 8-2QB. The Housing Authority of the City of Hope is considering a proposal to enter into contracts for disposition of project land to John T. Whitten and Linda Whitten, his wife. This land is known as Disposition Parcel 8-1QB (Lauterbach) on South Main Street between 5th and 6th Streets. The Whittens have filed with the Housing Authority of the City of Hope a Redeveloper's Statement of Public Disclosure. The Housing Authority of the City of Hope is considering a proposal to enter into contracts for disposition of project land to Vincent W. Foster. This land is known as Disposition Parcel 8-2QB. It is located on South Walnut Street between 5th and 6th Street. Vincent W. Foster, or assinged, has filed with the Housing Authority of City of Hope a Redeveloper's Statement of Public Disclosure. The statements identifies the use these lands will be redeveloped, the estimated cost of redevelopment. The statements are available for public examination at the office of the Housing Authority of the City of Hope, 720 Texas Street, Hope, Arkansas and the regular office hours are from 8 a.m. to 12 and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday of each week. HOUSING AUTHORITY OF CITY OF HOPE Mike Kelly, Executive Director 12-17-1977 Despite strike, experts see banner year in farm output WASHINGTON (AP> - Despite attempts by American Agriculture to boost commodity prices by encouraging a nationwide strike, the odds favor another year of spectacular farm production and a tighter rein on farm income. The Agriculture Department says that by the end of 1978, farmers will be even more deeply in debt and thai land prices, after soaring for years, will have cooled off substantially. Barring bad wpnther next spring and summer, department experts say that 1978 looks like another banner year in terms of farm output. According to department economists, the livestock sector is expected to continue its expansion, largely because of relatively cheap com and other feed, including: —Four to 5 percent more Rrain-fed entile going to slaughter plants, compared with this year. However, total cattle BRIDGE Oswald and Jim Jacoby East gets time to study NORTH 1317 A * AQ5 IP 94 4 K62 + A Q J 8 * WEST KAST 48632 * 97 4 ¥ Q 10 7 5 2 V A .1 3 4 10 8 4 .1 9 5 3 * 5 3 * K 6 2 SOUTH 4 K .! 10 K 8 6 AQ74 1097 East-West vulnerable West North Pass 3NT Pass Opening hearts. East Pass Pass South 2NT Pass lead -- Five of playing his king at trick one, Wouldn't South have looked foolish if West held the heart ace and Smith's king had gone right clown the drain? Furthermore, after playing the king South would still have made his contract if the club finesse worked or if hearts had broken 4-4. Then what was South's abnormal mistake? South stopped for a long time to .study the hand before playing from dummy. This gave East a chance to study also and East had full time to get the jack of hearts play ready. If you do repair work! Place a classified ad. TODAY! By Oswald & James Jacoby South made a rather abnormal mistake in his play of today's hand. It seems that East played his jack of hearts at trick one. South won with his king, took the club finesse and found himself one trick short after East took his king, cashed the ace of hearts and gave his partner three more heart tricks. As you readers can all see, South would have made his hand if he had let East hold that first heart But we can't give South any blame for A Georgia reader wants to know what we open with: A K xx V Kxx * Axxx 4 A lOx We open the bidding with one diamond. Our second choice is one club, but it is a poor second choice. We have four diamonds and only three clubs. INKWSPAI'KH KNTKHI'HJSK ASSN.) (Do you have a question tor the experts? Write "Ask the Jacobys" care ot this newspaper The Jacohys will answer if stamped, sell-addressed envelopes are enclosed. The most interesting questions will be • usecj in this column and will • reclpvet-'fcopies'-ot'---JACOBY' MODERN) Hope Star gift subscription For information come by our office or call 777-8841 and ask for Penny. slaughter may be down 5 to 7 percent from 1977 because of a large reductiop in slaughter of cows and other non-fpd beef animals. —Ten percent more pork, continuing an expansion In hog production which resulted from cheaper grain prices. —Four to 6 percent more broiler and turkey production. —Another rise in milk outnttt of 1 to 2 percent from this year. The outlook for 1978 crop production is much more uncertain. Wheat farmers are faced with a 20 percent acreage set- aside program in order to qualify for 1978 federal price support benefits, and a 10 percent program has tentatively been announced for corn. "While acreage may be cut in 1978, production inputs such as pesticides and fertilizer are expected to be In ample supply and should therefore contribute to large crop output," says the department's Economic Research Service. "Fertilizer application rates are expected to Increase on acres planted and no supply problems are indicated for either diesel or gasoline for the coming year." As in any year, because so many different commodities are involved, not all farmers will do well or poorly in 1978. But the department experts agree, apparently, that net farm income Is not expected to gain much, If at all, from this year. The most recent measurement points to a 1977 net farm Income — the amount fanners have left over after paying expenses - of about $20 billion. It was $21.9 billion In 1976. It is this point with which the group calling Itself American Agriculture Is mostly concerned. The cash flow of fann- ers has been hurt the moat by depreased market prices, mainly of grain, it says. If farmers refuse to sell crops and not buy anything but essential products, market prices will go up, or else the government will have to step in with a better plan to help Improve thetr Incomes, the Colorado-based group says. But the department. Including Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland, assumes the strike will not be effective. Thus, the financial balance sheet for farmers collectively In the coning year shows some grim statistics but also a few bright spots, nocortUng to the experts. The grimmest figure, of course, has not been officially projected by the department, but some experts believe that 1978 net farm income probably will not improve from this year's $20 billion. Meanwhile, on paper, at least, fanners continue to amnss wealth In the form of land and other property associated with their business. This Jan. 1, according to the department, total U.S. farm assets are expected to be worth $729.6 billion, up 9 percent from $670.9 billion at the beginning of 1977. The assets are dominated by real estate valued at $546.9 billion, up from $497.2 billion last Jan. 1, but they also Include bank deposits and currency estimated at a record of $18.4 billion, up from $15.9 billion last Jan, 1, But against those record assets, the department says that this Jan. 1 farmers will owe a record of $118.7 billion, up from $102.7 billion last Jan. 1, a record climb for a single year of $18 billion. When total debt Is deducted from assets, farmers now have on equity in their holdings of a record $610.9 billion, compared with $568.2 billion last Jan. 1, according to the report. That was a gain during the year of $42.7 billion. Thus, despite the record climb In farm debt this year of $16 billion, the equity of farm- era — what they would have left If they settled their bills — rose much more rapidly. The kicker Is, however, that thia ia a paper indicator and does not tell much about the financial well-being of individuals. LOS CANGELES C(AP) — While taking the waters in Nashville last week, I heard a new daily TV show will start soon at Opryland, home of country music's Grand Ole Opry. Bayron Binkiey confirmed it later. "It'll be a Nashville-flavored talk and music show, 50 per cent talk, 50 per cent music," said Binkiey, producer of the one-hour series, "Nashville Scene," which premieres nationally Jan. 2. It'll air Mondays through Fridays. Its guests, mostly country music stars, may understandably yawn now and then. Binkiey says each day's broadcast will start at 5 a.m. in Nashville. The idea, he says, is to air "Nashville Scene" at 6 a.m. in each of the nation's time zones. Eastern areas will get it live, while other regions — Nashville included — get It on a tape-delay each dawn. The show's host hasn't made the cover of "People" yet, but he's fairly well-known in country music and Tennessee political circles. He's T. Tommy Cutrer, a former Grand Ole Opry announcer, a former disc Jockey at Nashvile station WSM — which airs the Opry and owns Opryland — and a former candidate for Congress, Binkiey said. The guests will include such famed folk as Merle Haggard, Tom T. Hall, Barbara Mandrell and Opry legend Roy Acuff, he added. "We'll primarily be using Nashville-based people, but we'll also nave guests from other areas who've come to Nashville to record or do movies and television shows," Binkiey said by phone from Naahille. The show won't be on CBS, NBC or ABC. It's being aired over a special satellite and land-line network set up by Los Angeles-based Robert C. Wold Co., which created a similar network for the David Frost- Richard Nixon interview shows earlier this year. Robert Dudley, head of U.S. TV Network, a New York firm sellng "Nashville Scene," emphasized that the series isn't intended as a country-cousin competitor of NBC'a "Today" or ABC's morning show. "No, It's not," he said, noting that his program's 6 a.m. reveille ia a full hour before the start of network morning shows. Okay, but why such an early hour? Why not at night or late afternoon? "Well, we found the beat time for country and Western on radio la from five to eight In the morning," he said. "I don't know why. It might be that country music fans simply are earlier risers. "But that's the pattern on radio. And very few TV stations are broadcasting at that (6 a.m.) time in the morning, and we felt it was easier to get clearances at that hour." So far, 48 stations have signed up for "Nashville Scene," moat In Southern and Midwestern markets, he said. He has yet to crack the nation's top two markets — here and New York — but he hopes to. Is he finding resistance to a show of country music and talk? "No, I think frankly the main resistance we're having Is that people feel it's an impossible task for us to feed a live one- hour show five days a week," Dudley replied "No one agrees with that out of Nashville, so we hope they're right." Try, Try Again Most people change occupations at least once in their working lives, The Conference Board notes. In fact, between 1965 and 1970 alone, almost one-third of the work force switched fields or job categories. The desire for increased earnings, better working conditions or more interesting work and the lack of opportunity in a particular field are key reasons for the change. Due to less-specialized skills and lower pay, younger workers are the most mobile. Two out of three persons switch- Ing occupations are under 33. Still, department experts say It la one of many valid Indicators used In judging how farmers arc doing. Another one la the "debt-to-equity" ratio which measure* how much farmers owe against what they own outright. Thus, as of Jan. 1 the ratio la expected to be 19.4, the highest since It was 19.6 on Jan. 1,1973, the start of the best yedr farmers ever had In terms of net farm Income — some |29.9 bU- lion. Looking more than a year ahead, the agency said total farm assets are expected to climb further next year and that by Jan. 1, 1979, should total $782.4 billion, a 7 percent Increase against a 9 percent climb this year. "Real estate vn'Uics nre projected to Increase by rt potvsnt during 1978," the report snUl, "This would be substantially leas than the 10 percent Increase now expected for 1977." But farm debt is expected to gain a further 12 percent to $133 billion by Jan. 1, 1979, from the $118.7 billion estimated this Jan. 1. The equity held by farmers In their land and other Investments ia expected to climb $38.5 billion to $649.4 billion a year from now. That would put the debt-to-«qulty ratio at 20.4 by Jan. 1,1979. Religious briefs LOS ANGELES (AP) - Way back in 1968, three English brothers broke Into American pop-rock with a new kind of music — an orchestral, plodding sort of rock balladecring — that produced two big hits and quickly made them stars. But rock music was a volatile art form In 1968, spinning by musical styles like a toy top; now toward complex, heavily instrumental pieces, then toward simple, often silly, melodic ditties. In a sense, it was dangerous to be a pop hit In 1968 — rock music was obviously making a move, and what was big then didn't seem likely to carry the same weight with audiences as the decade ended. So, the three English brothers, who called themselves the Bee Gees, seemed destined to go the way trod by most of the other big groups of 1968 — The Union Gap, The Lemon Pipers, the Box Tops, Ohio Express and, oh yea, The 1810 Kruitguni Co. (creators of that unforgettable hit, "1,2,3 Red Light"). The predicted revolutionary convulsions did indeed crane, shaking up pop-rock and hurl- Ing some of the aforementioned stars directly into oblivion. But the Bee Gees refused to go away. Nearly a decade and Lord, how many rock music changes later, the Bee Geea are still where they started — at the top. Their "How Deep la Your Love" has been made one of pop's biggest hita of the year, long after most of their contemporaries have gone into the dry cleaning business. "Three Dog night split up," laughed Barry Gibb recently, recalling some of the Bee Geea' former contemporaries, "so I guess we're the only trio left in the world — at least, I don't think there's another one going that's still making hit records." "Besides," added brother Barry, "we're brothers. ... There's kind of a seal there." The Bee Gees didn't sink under the weight of that slow, syrupy style diplayed in their first hits, "I've Gotta Get a Message to You" and "I Started a Joke;" in fact, the style carried them to further success in the '70s with "Lonely Days," "Run to Me" and "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?" And when it finally appeared their style was beginning to burden them, the Brothers Gibb passed the moat grueling test popular musicians ever face — they changed. They added funk and freshness to their sound when the times demanded, as demonstrated In 1975 with their hit "Jive Talttn'." "We wanted to move into an area of better, tighter rhythyms, and beconie more of a band than Just three broth- em." Burnt **M <t th* Hm«

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