From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, January 30, 1952

Generous donors give organ to church

At the Lester Memorial Methodist Church on Sunday, Jan. 27, formal announcement was made of the generous gift just made by Mr. and Mrs. P.H. Horton. These two prominent workers in the church are donating an Allen electronic organ, costing $8,634.43.

The interior of the church will be greatly changed to accommodate the new instrument. Room will be arranged for the tubes, and for the four grills, an additional gift from the Hortons. Also, the choir loft will be entirely rebuilt.

The church agreed to assume the financial responsibility of installing the organ, an operation to cost around $2,500. It is eagerly hoped that the new instrument can be used for Easter Sunday.

Oneonta’s Theatre Program

Thursday: “The Desert Fox”
Friday – Saturday, two big features
No. 1: “No Questions Asked”
No. 2: Gene Autry in “Silver Canyon

Sunday – Monday: “A Place in the Sun”
(not recommended for children, a must for adults
and teenagers)
Tuesday: “You Can’t Take it With You”
Wednesday – Thursday: “Crosswinds” in Technicolor


Saturday-Sunday: “Dakota” with John Wayne


Saturday: “A Night at the Follies”

Sunday: “Malaya” with Jimmy Stewart and Spencer Tracy

Work on Oneonta housing project underway

The Oneonta Housing Project has been approved by the Federal Housing Administration, and work will be started within the next few days.

The contract has been let to the B&R Construction Company of Birmingham for the amount of $273,285.43 and will house 30 families. The project will be built in east Oneonta on State Highway 75.