Independent from Long Beach, California on January 31, 1960 · Page 119
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 119

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, January 31, 1960
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FIRE Ms college professors Even in school, Sam thinks of business first. He admired his accounting professor and hired him. He liked his professor in aviation law and hired him, too. Sam has more than a hundred people working for him now, and practically every one of "'cm is older than die boss. In fact, a stranger walking into the well-appointed oflices of (he DuPont Air, Inc., might well mistake the corporation president for one '» the young clerks. Among the companies Sam now owns in addition to the DuPont Air Interests, 'nc. ? which takes in DuPont Air, Inc., i"d DuPont Aircraft Service, Inc., are Tinkerins with engines is Sam's favorite form is seen (r.) with mechanic in overhaul shop. DuPont Aero Finance, Inc., S.H. DuPont International, Inc., Pan American Accessories, Inc., and Andros Air, Inc. He has a sales franchise for Cessna Aircraft in the Miami area, and lias done a booming business selling and financing private and company aircraft. Tycoon in Pilot Seat Andros Air, Inc., is a passenger and freight service to the Bahamas. Sam owns a plane rental franchise for South Florida. He has been licensed for charter service in South America, the Caribbean, and Mexico, in addition to the Bahamas. And to show how efficiently the companies operate, if all regular pilots and those on reserve arc out, the president will pilot his . passenger personally. While PARADE was interviewing Sam, one of the "hot" telephones on his desk lit up. A man wanted to go to St. Louis. All pilots were out on runs. Sam told the caller: "We can leave in one hour, sir. The fee will be just a shade under 51,000." A few minutes later he had given orders to Operations to have a plane gassed and ready, and had talked a reserve pilot on vacation into going to St. Louis as co-pilot. Sam had just returned from Dallas at 2 a.m., and it was then 2 p.m. He hadn't had time for breakfast or lunch. While getting weather information, Sam asked one of his secretaries to call and have some food put on the plane. Sam works and goes to school an average of 18 hours a day at a pace that would break most men. He agrees that he should get more relaxation but just keeps putting it off. He did buy an electric organ and took a few lessons, but it is hard for him to sit still long enough to learn to play it well. Any girl who has a date with him can expect to be stood up if a sudden business emergency arises--and in Sam's corporations there arc many every day. A few years ago, Sam did some automobile racing, won at least a dozen trophies, then quit because of school and of relaxation from executive duties. Hore he His employes-all older-praise Sam highly. business pressure. "I like the precision driving involved," Sam says, "but it takes a lot of time." Crew-cut nnd boyish looking, Sam is 5 feet. 10 and weighs 180 pounds. He dresses neither better nor worse than the average college boy, belongs to no exclusive fraternities. His only extracurricular activity is in the Air Reserve Officers Corps, where he has worked himself up to the rank of squadron commander. A fast thinker, he answers your questions almost before you can phrase them. He has earned 88 credits' at the University of Miami and has an average of just under a "B." Says he wistfully: "I wish I had more time to study," A Whiz with Engines Sam DuPont is informal with his em- ployes. Mechanics in Repair and Overhaul say he knows enough about engines to make a living as a master mechanic. Radio and radar technicians are amazed at his detailed knowledge of electronics. People who work with him in his office are used to seeing him carrying on three telephone conversations and writing a letter at the same time, never missing a point. Sam's father is suspected of being secretly proud of his son despite his disapproval of everything connected with aviation. There is good reason for this paternal pride. The elder DuPont recently sent his general manager, Bill Christopher, to take a professional look at Sam's ventures. His report was a glowing one. The DuPont Air Interests and other corporations owned by the young tycoon are expected to gross better than $2 million this year. A few years from now, annual gross may reach $20 million. Such is the story of Samuel Hallock DuPont Jr., a self-made corporation president at the age of 23. He has shown the world graphically that a youngster with big ideas and the mental equipment to carry them out still can go places, even in this day of keen competition. · AFTER COLDS, FLU, YOU MAY SUFFER FROM TIRED BLOOD' If you feel run-down after a winter illness your trouble may be due to iron deficiency anemia*. We call it Tired Blood. Check with your doctor. If you feel worn-out because of Tired Blood, take GEHITOL, liniid or tablets, every day. Feel stronger fast--in 7 days--or money back Gtt GERITOL today! Stiff, Aching Common Rheumatic and Arthritic-like Pains' When you suffer from common rheumatic and arthritic-likc pains, try 7,»»UMIN. Contains an outer pill that gives /at/, temporary relief. And an Inner pill that (\ brings more relief hours ~o -- .^^..^ .. Inter-- thus giving longer-lasting relief. If pain persists see your doctor. ·gtclim timlmrtrj ^^ m immr Zarumin Viu, WITHIN- A-PILL 100% SAFE SLEEP* without bromides, barbiturates, nircolics If you sometimes can't sleep because of simple nervousness, overwork or over-fatigue--try SOMINCX. Taken as directed, SOMINRX helps you sleep soundly with 100% safety. No morning-after groggincss. Not habit forming. 'Tiktmi ii,,a,d Here's Real Relief from CONSTIPATION AFTER 35 As you get older, usually nfler" J5, your system naturally slows down and the laxative you've been using may no longer be right for you. That s why you should try SEIUTAN the all-vegetable laxative aid that, taken daily, helps establish regularity. Many doctors advise this principle, that's why you should try it. 5ERUTAN U ·*··«« IK*..*," | J| j C O N F I D E N C E BRAND NAMES SATISFACTION OF SURE WAY TO STOP ITCHING SKIN RASH Famous formula counteracts "itching chemicals" In skin Skin rashes, eczema, "detergent hands" can cause maddening itching. Doctors know this is caused by "itching chemicals" in the skin that irntate nerve endings. Certain medications have the power to neutralize these "itching chemicals" for immediate relief. Zcmo -- t h e prescription-like formula--contains such ingredients to soothe irritated nerves that cause itching, quieting and cooling the akin. Zemo also cases pain of cuts, scratches, minor burns. Liquid or ointment; regular or extra strength. Save most, get large sizes of Zemo. 83

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