Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 23, 1977 · Page 2
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Hope, Arkansas
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Friday, December 23, 1977
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Ptf * Two HOPE (ARK.) STAR Friday, December 23, 1977 Cold, wet Christmas? By The Aawdafed Prwt Southwesterly wtndt wffl pro*Me wanner temperatures in ArtumMi today, bat a low pres- •arc (rttem to the wett may bring a cold, wet Christen**. An «fctic cokt front wffl be Hope Star FHday, December », If77 V»J. 7*N«. M Star «f H*pe lift; Prw* l«7 C«maiidat»d January II, itZt Published every week • day evening at The Star Balding W. Third and Grady SU., Hope. Ark. 71W1 Publication is suspended for three holidays a year-Fourth of Jdy, Thank*giving, and Christmas. Address mall to. P.O. Box Ml, Hope. Ark. 71801. 'Phone: Area Code SOI - 77? mi. S*cood-clM« postage paid at Hope, Art. By STAR PUBLISHING C«. Alex. H. Wubburn. PreiMent and Editor (Inmemoriam: Paid H. Jones, Managing Editor, 1929-1972). Editorial — Dorolhy Wlnchel City Editor Mrs. Annette Rogers Women's News Editor Food, Fashions, Society Billy Burton Photo-Feature* Editor Mr». K»uier Hick- Black Community Advertising — Mrs. Sibyl Parsons Advertising Director Virginia Hlicott Associate Mrs. Wanda Hays Associate Mrs. Sonya O'Rourke Classified Manager Circulation-- C.M. Rogers, Jr Circulation Director Mrs. Alice Kate Baker, Bookkeeper Mrs. Penny Hicks Associate General Bookkeeper — Mrs. Elizabeth Bobo Mrs. Mary Ann Faught Associate Mechanical Department — D.E. Allen, Mechanical Superintendent and Head Pressman Wendell House Pressman Danny Lewallen, Pressman i Composing Room — Judy Gray, Foreman : Mrs. Lois Rivera, Mrs. ; Helen Edwards, Mrs. Chris Plumlcy, and Mrs. Mickey Sims ; Member of the Audit Bureau : 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 a all AP news ; dispatches. Member of the Southern ! Newspaper Publishers Ass'n., : National Newspaper Ass'n., and Arkansas Press Asa'n. National advertising representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., 3387 Poplar Ave., Memphis, Term. 38111; 960 Hartford Bldg., Dallas, Texas 75201; 400 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, fll. 60601; 60 E. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. 10017; 1276 Penobscot Bldg., Detroit, Mich. 18226; Classen Terrace Bldg., 1411 Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City. Okla. 73106. Single Copy I5c Subscription Rates (Payable in advance) By Carrier in Hope and Neighboring towns— Per Week 60c Per Calendar Month $2.60 Per Year. Office only 31.00 By mail in Hcmpstead, Nevada, Lafayette, Howard, Pike, Miller and Clark Counties- One Month $1.50 Three Months 4.10 Six Months 8.00 One Year 15.00 11 other Mail in Arkansas One Month $1.94 Three Months 4.65 Six Months 9.00 One Year 17.00 All Other Mail Outside Arkansas One Month (2.00 Three Months 5.65 Six Months 11.00 One Year 20.00 College Student Bargain Offer Nine Months |9.7S ckaw enough to Arkansas Saturday to cataw a light chance of ttwwera. This front win more through the state ChrUt- mas D*y, bringing colder weather pita the poatibtitty of rain. Highs today and Saturday will be moidy ui the 90r Tonight's lows will drop Into Che upper 30» and mM 40*. On ChrUtmat, high* wffl dip teto the W» and low 50*. The warming temperatures today and Saturday will be caused fay the southerly cirraia- Won around a low prearore ty«- tem to the north. Briak winds are ponfbie today and tonight The extended outlook called for fair and cold Monday and Tuesday with highs In the low 40a to low 60s and lows mostly in the 20*. Overnight lows Included 37 degrees at Little Rock, 34 at Fort Smith end Joneaboro, 41 at Fayettevtne and El Dorado, 40 at Harrison and Memphis and 45 at Texarana. No precipitation was reported. By The Associated Prau Friday HILOPRCOtik Albany AJbu'que AmariUo Anchorage AsheviDe Atlanta Baltimore Birmingham Bismarck Boise Boston Brownsville Buffalo CharlstnSC CharlstnWV Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Dal Ft. Wth Denver DesMoinea Detroit Duluth Fairbanks Hartford Helena Honolulu Houston Ind'apolis Jacks'vllle Juneau Kan's City Laa Vegas UttleRock Los Angeles Louisville Memphis Miami Milwaukee Mpls-St. P. New Orleans New York Okla. City Omaha Orlando Philad'phia Phoenix Pittsburgh P'tland, Me. P'tlend, Ore. Rapid City Richmond St. Louis St. P. Tampa Salt Lake San Diego San Fran Seattle Spokane Washington 37 24 42 30 60 45 28 24 41 22 43 28 42 25 44 34 22 13 34 23 49 32 M M 33 25 46 36 28 23 33 30 28 24 29 27 62 41 S3 38 41 24 30 20 22 06 21 14 39 24 39 H27 81 70 58 52 34 23 50 28 19 06 50 29 60 38 48 37 68 55 35 31 46 42 63 47 32 28 29 14 52 39 40 32 60 40 40 20 53 35 39 26 69 53 29 28 45 28 47 27 39 23 45 29 47 37 52 31 36 26 68 61 60 56 44 34 28 25 45 31 cdy ..cdy ..cdy .01 M ..cdy ..cdy ..cdy ..cdy ..cdy .09 cdy ..cdy Mcdy 51 cdy .. cdy .. cdy ..cdy .. cdy .03 cdy ..cdy ..cdy ..cdy ..cdy ..cdy .01 M ..cdy . .snsh .. clr .. cdy .. rn '.Vcdy .. M ..cdy .. clr .. cdy .. cdy . . rn ..cdy .. clr .. sn .. sn .. cdy .. cdy ..cdy .. sn .. clr ..cdy ..cdy .01 cdy .. clr .. clr .. sn .. cdy .. cdy .. eh.. sn .07 cdy .56 cdy .. cdy .04 cdy ..cdy Hi-Previous day's high, Lo—Previous day's low. Prc—Precipitation for 24 hours ending 8 a.m. EDT today. Otlk—Sky conditions outlook for tomorrow. mi ^^•••••••(•••••^m^HMMMNMMMBI Christmas is for children all around town the Star staff PARIS - Even youngsters too short to reach the mailbox send their Christmas wishes to "Perc Noel." The French postal service assigns 20 of its workers each year to answer children's letters to the North Pole. BERLIN .— German children receive special calendars to count down the days remaining before Christmas. In the background is the "Adventikranz" — a wreath with four candles attached. German families light one of the candles on each of the four Sundays preceeding Christmas. Special services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Grace Baptist Church, Highway 67 east. Preaching will begin at 11 a.m. Christmas gifts will be given to all children present. Sunday services will begin with preaching at 10 a.m. and a program entitled "A Long Ago Christmas," will be presented at 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend. All city offices will be closed Monday in observance of Christmas. Monday's garbage will be picked up on Tuesday; Tuesday's garbage on Wednesday; Thursday and Friday's pickups will be done on the regular schedule. The life story of Edward J, Cooper will be featured Monday, December 26 on KXAR. This is the tape prepared by "Unshackled" and it will run at 9 a .m. Mrs. Jennifer Hurd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Rhodes, Rt. 2, Hope, was among 104 seniors to receive degrees at Harding College in annual winter commencement exercises Dec. 16. Mrs. Hurd, an elementary education major, received the Master of Education degree. She was a member of the Harding A Cappella chorus. Her husband, David, is a member of the Harding College staff. Among those recently initiated into the Epsilon Phi Chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha national fraternity were Gary Broom and Curtis East, both of Hope. Gary's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Vance Broom of Hope; Curtis' mother is Mrs. Wanda East of Hope. Broom was selected best pledge brother by the other 16 initiates. The Black Community By Esther Hicks 777-3895 or 8674 HELSINKI— Evergreens are plentiful in the snowy foreii bringing home the family Christmas tree. i of Finland. This Finnish boy gets some help from his cat in LET'S REFLECT If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people jumping up and down for joy?-Setected from Wings Of Silver. CALENDAR OF EVENTS Christmas Services The annual Christmas morning service sponsored by the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance will be held at the Pentecostal Temple Church Of God In Christ December 25 at 6 a.m. Rev. L.A. Allen, pastor of the BeeBe Memorial C.M.E. Church will preside; Rev. W.T. Keys, presiding elder of the Washington District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will preach the sermon; music for the occasion will be provided on the organ by Miss Tina Major and Carlos Andre Ross, and members <Jf the various churches of the city will form a mixed chorus. The public is invited to attend Christmas morning services will be held at the Union Baptist Church in Fulton on December 25 at 6:30. Rev. F.L. Smith, pastor of the church will bring the message. The public is invited to attend. Annual Pageant To Be Presented The second annual Miss Black Society Pageant will be held at the Yerger Gymnasium at 7:30 p.m. on December 24. Admission: $1.50. A dance will follow at the Hope City Park. Admission, $1.00. This is being sponsored by the Black Girls' Society. The proceeds will be used for improvement in the black community. —Want ads work wonders. Obituaries ALVIN SPOTANSKI Alvin L. Spotanski, 65, died Thursday at his home, 1313 W. Avenue D, Hope. He was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, and a retired heavy equipment operator. Survivors are his wife, Mary Bissell Spotanski; one daughter, Mrs. Leona Masson of Santa Barbara, Calif.; two step-daughters, Mrs. Dan Bates of Nashville, Mrs. Jim Bates of Hope; his mother, Mrs. Mary Spotanski of Loup City, Nebr. three brothers. Arnold Spotanski of Loup City, Leonard Spotanski of Grand Island, Nebr.; Melvin Spotanski of Wichita, Kan.; two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Phillips of Iowa, Miss Irene Spotanski of Denver; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will at 2 p.m. Saturday in Herndon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. George Joyce officiating. Burial will be in Westmoreland cemetery under Herndon Funeral Home. Christmas magic LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) Robert Huff is wondering how Santa does it. Robert, 10. couldn't quite get down the chimney. Robert forgot his key when he left home early Thursday and found himself locked out when he returned a short time later with another youngster, said authorities. Robert climbed on the roof and slipped down the chimney. A neighbor, standing at her kitchen sink, saw the boy's head drop out of sight as he fell. She shouted to her husband and he called police. longview police and firemen found Robert had fallen about 10 feet and was wedged in the damper area, his legs dangling in the firebox. Officers worked him free after a long struggle. Bathwater was drawn for the soot-covered, lad; and his fa- ther, Wayne Huff, reported his son was shaken by the experience, but was not seriously injured. LAMONI, Iowa (AP) - A Christmas gift to Graceland college would be difficult to wrap, but it's practical. It's a farm. Paul Thompson, 50, donated his 475-acre farm and its feedlot to Graceland along with 600 head of feeder cattle, feed and other supplies, said Graceland President Frank Hough. Neither Thompson nor his wife, Marjorie, attended the college, which is sponsored by the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or adheres to that faith. But two of their children will attend the school after the first of ths year. MRS. IRMA THOMAS Mrs. Irma Thomas, 74, of the Guernsey community, died Wednesday in a local hospital. She was born August 15, 1903 at Guernsey, and was a member of the Water Creek Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Loeta Godwin of Colorado Springs, Col., Mrs. Allene Carter of Abilene, Tex.; one son, Ltc. Lyndell E. Thomas of Smiths, Ala.; five grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs, Lois Neai of Hope, and Mrs. Edith Walker of Thornton, Colo. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday in Herndon chapel with the Rev. Gene Showmaker officiating. Burial was in Water Creek cemetery under the direction of Hemdon Funeral Home. HERB B. LAMB Herb B. Lamb, 95, died Wednesday in a Nashville hospital. He was formerly of Saline (Pike County), a retired farmer, and was an elder of the Saline Church of Christ for more than 40 years. Survivors are one son, Hobart Lamb of Saline; two daughters, Mrs. MaydeU Bailey of Delight, and Mrs. Luther McDonald of Nashville; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Saline Church of Christ with Wallace Alexander and Lintel Campbell officiating. Burial was in Saline cemetery under the directions of Latimer Funeral Home of Nashville. MRS. CHLOE TOLLETT Mrs. Chloe Beggs Toilett, formerly of Nashville, died Tuesday in an Ashdown nursing home at age 77. She was a native of Scaal, a retired nursing home owner and administrator, and a Baptist She is survived by a son, Raye Toilett of Dallas; a daughter. Mrs. Faye O'Neal of Ashdown; three sisters, Mrs. Mexican WUlet, Mrs. Matte Hooks, both of Nashville, and Mrs. Lena Easley of Texarkana; three grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Latimer Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. James Crawford and the Rev. Tommy Hall officiating. Burial was in Mineral Springs cemetery. ROBERT F.NEELEY Robert F. Neeley, 71, of Center Point died Wednesday in a Nashville hospital. He was a retired district salesman for the Trojan Explosives Company, and a member of the Church of Christ Survivors Include thret nieces, Mrs. Baird Peek and Mrs. Balis Goodson, both of Centerpoint, and Miss Dorothy Lou Dooley of Mesa, Ariz.; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Mable Callahan of Center Point. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville with Mr. Ray Nation and Mr. Ron Morris officiating. Burial was in the Antioch cemetery. REV. WALTER LAWSON The Rev. Walter A. Lawson of North Little Rock, a brother of Elmer Lawson and Mrs. Gladys Thompson of Old Washington, died Wednesday in a Little Rock hospital. He was 79. He was a retired minister, a former resident of Brinkley, a member of the Masonic Lodge of Brinkley, and a member of the Rose City Assembly of God Church. Other survivors are his wife, Mrs. Fronia Acuff Lawson; a son, one daughter, two brothers, one sister, four grandchildren, and two great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday in the North Little Rock Funeral Home with the Rev. Wilburn Harris officiating. Burial was in Pine Crest Memorial Park. Here's the Mammoth Sports Chronicle of 1977 Sure, mammoth is the word for the latest edition of THE ASSOCIATED PRESS' OFFICIAL SPORTS ALMANAC. It it 928 pages of fascinating facts on 100 sports phis profiles of today's outstanding sports stars and P'ore than 150 exciting photos. No doubt about H, this is the biggest and best book of its kind- packed full of the world't sports records. Highlighted are the major sports loch as baseball, football, basketball, hockey, goK and tennis in addition to those lesser known — bang gliding, table tennis, judo.roHer skating, handball and many others. The book took more than six months to compile by The AP's global staff of sports writers. statisticians ana photographers. It it a big, big bargain, too. You can get it for only $2.95. Order your copy now I AP 1977 Sports Almanac On sale now at office of Hope Star, W. Third & Grady Sts. at $2.95 per copy. In placing mail orders for postage-paid copies at $2.95 please use this coupon: AP 1977 Sports Almanac Hope Star P.O. Box 648 Hope, Ark. 71801 Enclosed is $ , for which send me copies of The AP 1977 Sports Almanac at $2.95 each. Name_ (Please Print) Address__ City. .State. .Zip.

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