The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1955 · Page 2
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PACK TWO Heavy Industry Production May Set New Records Demand for Steel And Copper High; luying Still High Bj- SAM DAWSON NEW YORK up— America is getting back to wort this week, after an unusually busy summer, with a number of production records likelj' to topple. Tht American Iron & Steel Institute says the mills are set to turn out the biggest tonnage of ans> week since June. Steel demand is so high that some mills are opening their books now to orders for 1956 deliveries. Demand for copper is so high that heavy users have asked President Eisenhower to release 100.000 ions from the nation's strategic stockpile. This plea came from the Copper and Brass Warehouse Assn., the Copper and Brass Research Assn., and the Wire and Cable section of the National Elec trical Manufacturers Assn. They say that unless the metal is released many brass mills Will have wj close. Boon to Railroads Demands tor zinc by the steel and auto industries is so high the producers have raised prices three times this year. The latest price is 13 cents a pound. All this activity in the heavy Industries is a boon to the railroads. The Assn. of American Railroads estimates net income of 128 Class I roads in the first seven months this year totaled 490 million dollars, against only 283 mil . lion for those months last year ; And the goods that the factories; have been turning out and the rail-1 roads, trucks and barges have, beta selling. Merchants report con- i sumer buying still high. Back-to-, school business has helped raise j department store sales above j those of last year and merchants; predict that this year's Christmas trade will set new records j Auto dealers report car sales un-j usually high for this time of year.; But they admit its hard work mov-i ing their big inventories of 1955; models before the 1596 cars arrive. [ They expect 1955 sales to st new! records. i American tactories are having good luck this year in selling their goods abroad. The Commerce Dept. reports that in the first seven months of the year Americans shipped 10 per cent more commercial goods abroad than In the like period of 1954. The total topped eight billion dollars. The government's military aid shipments brought total exports to nearly nine billion dollars. But the chief soft spot in the economy is growing a little softer right now. That is farm cash income. Prospects are for further weakening of prices of farm products as the big movement of field crops and livestock to market rises toward its peak. Near record crops are moving in on top of huge government-held surpluses. Weakness in farm commodity prices offsets .the rise in industrial! material prices in the consumer's) budget. And America enters the) fall season with the cost of living j still holding fairly level. Slipper Slips I No Contest KANSAS CITY Iff)—Paula Wal- terbich, 12, was practicing for a slipper-kicking contest at the police picnic. She accidentally kicked her loose-fitting slipper up on top of a house. Police called firemen. The Fire Department sent out a hook and ladder truck. Its crew retrieved the shoe — but not soon enough for Paula. By that time, the elipper-kicking contest was over. The Bart Facts ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. lift — It was all in the line of duty but Deputy Sheriff Mickey Espinosa was embarrassed anyway. Trying to place a disorderly woman under arrest, the officer lost the protection oS the seat of his pants when she grabbed a hip pocket, pulled, and produced two long rips down his trousers. BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COTJRTER HEWS THOTSDAT, SEPTEMBER «, Attention: Men of the 461st Wing! Hudson Can Supply All Your Clothing Needs: • Uniforms • Belts • Cops • Ties • Slacks • Shirts • Cheverons • Jewelry Cl««n«r - Clothier - Tailor Blythevillc, Ark. 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