A small advertisement for a corn remedy published in the Log Cabin Democrat over the name of the Cox Drug Store of Conway yesterday brought an order, accompanied by a check, from a reader of the paper at Yuma, Tenn. The writer said she was unable to find the remedy on sale in her home town.
Miss Margo Dunaway, 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William O. Dunaway, is Conway’s first Miss City Beautiful.
Miss Dunaway, a brown-eyed Conway High School junior, was selected from a field of 22 in a contest staged at the Chamber of Commerce office yesterday afternoon. The winner is brunette. She is a high school cheerleader, a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Sigma Phi sorority and this summer she will attend Girl’s State.
Runners up for the honor were Misses Idalene Blackburn, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Dean W. Blackburn, and Pat Cantrell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Cantrell.
After more than 40 years in business in Conway, Hager Jewelers, 910 Front St., is going out of business, according to the store’s owners.
Martha Hager Carnation and her son, Liston J. "Chip" Hager Jr., are co-owners of the business founded by Liston J. Hager Sr. in May 1946.
A going-out-of-business sale began yesterday at the store after the store’s preferred customers were given first choice of the remaining merchandise t a private sale Tuesday.
Hager declined to give specific reasons for closing the business.
Before moving to its present location in April 1968, the business was located on the west side of Front Street.
Chealsey Staley, 16-year-old daughter of Terry and Tammy Staley of Conway, recently won the title of Sunburst Overall Queen at Jacksonville. She also won Miss Photogenic.
Staley is invloved in competitive cheerleading, fast pitch softball, volunteering at Conway Regional Medical Center and is active in her youth group at church.