The second annual prayer retreat for Women’s Missionary Society workers of the Methodist church, North Arkansas conference, was scheduled to get under way at Galloway Hall on the Hendrix College campus this afternoon. The retreat will be in session through Sunday. The meeting are not open to the public.
Dr. W.T. Watkins of Emory University’s theological school, who came here for the pastor’s school which closed at Hendrix today, is the leader. The first session was set at 2:30 p.m. today.
Mrs. Alice Graham of Tuckerman, chairman of the spiritual life committee of the North Arkansas conference, is in charge of the retreat.
It was estimated that between 50 and 60 workers would attend.
William R. (Bill) Fiser, recruiter and a counselor for the U.S. Army at Conway, has been promoted to the rank of sergeant first class, according to his area commander.
Fiser, in the Army since 1944, has served in the Pacific and in Europe. He has held his present position since August 1956. His office is at 710 Front St.
Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Hoggard of Conway recently visited with their daughter, Joan Whitaker of North Little Rock. Also visiting with Mrs. Whitaker was the Hoggard’s granddaughter, Kimberly Whitaker Compton, and her husband, Tim, and son, Ryan. The Comptons are stationed in San Diego, Calif., with the Navy.
Faulkner County Rescue Squad diver Ken Mayo guided David Tindell to a spot in the Palarm Creek Park Landing on Monday where a car was thought to have been sunk. A fisherman reported that he thought a car was sunk in the creek when he snagged a large object and bubbles and motor oil floated to the surface. The divers were unable to locate a car.