The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 14, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 14, 1955
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WBDNI8DAT, SEPTEMBER 14, 1981 BLTTHEYHiLB (AMC.T COtJRTEH PAGE 8BTZN Number of New Business Firms Exceeds Last Year By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Chalk up another item of prosperity and business confidence: More new businesses are being born this year than last; fewer are dying. fc the first seven months 85,250 new concerns Were incorporated— a show of confidence 26.6 per cent greater than the year before. At the same time 6,487 failures with loss to creditors were counted —a decline of 2.2 per cent from 1955. Those thai go out of business for whatever reason (merger, death of the owner, etc.) without leaving some creditor holding the sack aren't included in the figures compiled by Dun 4i Bradstreet. That agency says 1954's failure rate was .the highest since 1942. so this year's drop is so much more the welcome. In 1954 for each io.OOO business concerns, '42 tossed in the towel, compared with only four out of 10.000 this year. Highest in 1933 The highest rate in this country was in 1933, when 1M but of every 10.000 concern* went under. A firm's baby years find it the Some Areas Get Rain By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS There were a few wet spots—in the South, Midwest and Pacific Northwest—but skies were clear In most of the nation today. The hot weather persisted in the Par Southwest but pleasant late summer temperatures were in prospect for most of other areas. Thundershowers were reported thii morning in Wisconsin. Lower Michigan and extreme northern Illinois. Rain fell in parts o( the South Atlantic states and In the Pacific Northwest. Warmer weather spread from the Southern Plains states northeastward across the middle Mississippi and Ohio Valleys to the Great Lakes region. it was a little cooler in the Northern Plains while temperatures were about the some as yesterday in most other sections. most susceptible to ailments. Of those succumbing last year the highest percentage of failures, 17.2, was among firms that had started up the previous year. And 57 per cent of the total of failures were of firms that had been in business five years or less. Human babies seem tr be playing a role in this unfortunate phase of business, too. The' chance to cash in on the recent bumper baby crops proved too great a temptation, apparently, for many woujd- be merchants. Among retailers, the highest 1854 failure rate was 106 per 10,000 for infants' and children's wear stores. Appliance Stores Second Appliance, radio and television stores went under at a rate of 105, for second place. Sporting goods ran third with 104. Lowest retail rale was eight per 10,000 for packaged liquor stores. Food outlets were second Idwest at 19. Makers of furniture had the highest rate among manufacturers with 184: electrical machinery second with 164: leather and shoes third with 161. Lumber was the lowest In this category with only 19 per 10.000: and printing »nd publishing next with 24. As Dun i Bradstreet likes to put it, if 42 out of every 10,000 concerns in business in the United Si&tes in 1954 failed, there were P.958 that kept right on going. Tin Rev. John Harvard died on this dat* in 1636. He bequested his library and half hi« eitat* (700 pounds) tor the founding of t college. This w»s the origin of Harvard University. President William McKinley died at Buffalo, N. Y., on Sept. 14, 1901. University of Texas was opened on Sept. 15, IBM. American Legion was. incorporated by Congress on Sept. 16, 1919. Work, begun at Las Vegas on Boulder Dam on Sept. 17, 1930. The cornerstone of the capitol was laid on Sept, IS. 1793. Purdue University was opened on Sept. 18, 1874. Attention Ben Nicholson of Blytheville (he was my school teacher, too): Francis Nicholson was made governor of South Carolina on Sept. 30. 1130. Panice closed the New York Stock Exchange on Sept. X, 1873. Stayed closed for 10 days. Some say the Chicago fire and some say the Franco-Prussian War contributed to the depression that caused several big firms to fail. Jay Cooke and Company was one to fail. Red Documents Seized ALGIERS, Algeria Of) — French police yesterday concluded searches of Communist party headquarters throughout Algeria. Piles of documents were seized and carted off tor study by the security services Communist newspapers were also raided. "KING'S EVIL" Scrofula was known as. "king's evil" until the time of the Stuart monarchs. since it was believed the disease could be cured by the touch of the king. HAIRY VETCH PMA SPECIFICATIONS Plact Your Order Now Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main Phone 3-6856 STARR GAZING By BETNE NELLE ITABK Cwtw Htwt itaM C»iret»e»4"» Narrow-minded people «re like nurrow-necktu bottles, the less they have in them the more noise they make In pouring out. A well-mannered child is its parents' best advertisement. A lot of foreigners think the eagle on the American dollar is the bird of paradise. And it's rightful thinking, If anybody happens to ask you. Oscar Wilde said a man can't be too careful In the choice of his enemies. To err is human; but to remain in error is just plain stupid. Some folks are like blotters—soak it all up, but get it.backward. The only successful substitute for brains if silence. Don't worry about Junior's penmanship. Who knows, he may turn out to be a doctor. With all due respect, I've never yet been able to read what the doc:or orders. Every day is Christmas to children of this generation. To prove They say all candidates have two hats in their wardrobes; one to toss in the ring and another to talk through. i You have to mold a mannerism but you must chisel a character. Spinster Lawyer Leaves Estate Of $200,000 ST. LOUIS (ffy— A spinster lawyer who had no known relatives when she died left M1.448 in cash and 1159,034 in securities and notes. Public Administrator Thomas M. Brady said claims have been made by 30 first, second snd third cousins, all living in Germany. They will share the estate. Miss Bertha J. Bremer, 72. was found dead in her home May 16, 1962. The money and securities were found in a little safe in her home. There was no will Chief Catches Gas Thieves LACUNA BEACH, Calif. (/Pi—Police Chief Victor Stewart's police dog barked and Stewart saw two men siphoning gas from his auto. Clad only in his pajamas, stew- are caught the men and was frisking them when a woman motorist stopped snd asked if she could call the police. He said yes. Officers who arrived helped the chief question the prioners, who proved to be Camp Pendleton Ma' fines who had two motorcycles but insufficient gasoline to get back 1o camp. They were turned over to the shore patrol. lyiiL^, Act Now... i_^^^^^^^^^i^Slllllllllll«»aSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSjSJi^^^^^^^^^iiii™ v ••••^ ...Save Money Handy Flame, Tour das Wonder Worker, Says: Acf Now and save money on your Natural Gas installation. Good ^ weather cuts down on labor costs. Puts you dollars ahead on your initial installation and helps you start saving on your fuel bill thai much sooner. I Lei us tell you how you can make additional by installing ' your Natural Gas piping during the month of September . . . before the fall rush season gets underway. We'll make a free estimate on your Natural Gas installation ^ ... right to the penny ... without obligation to you. We'll finance the entire job and allow you 12 to 36 months to pay. ^ Call us today and find out how our easy-payment plan will help you enjoy the many advantages of Natural Gas without any delay. Act now ... save money ... with Natural Gas. 12 TO 36 MONTHS u pa? r« row N.«nu ou pipuu t»- Unll.tion. * «m»l> *OWD payment to »ll TO. need U lUrt ujortai N.t.r.1 On rlfht awaj B*l»e. M tow, .oothU tn.UltaW.1* CHI uxUr f« fwn wtlmut*. Ark-Mo Power Co. What to do for "TV Stomach (Acid Inetigtdion eouitd by loft-hour "inocki") If you like to "nibble" snd driok while watching TV, look out! Don't overdo it! Too oflen it may lead to acid stomach and hours of night-time tossing. But not if you take 2 Turns as a"nigbtcap" when ever distress occurs. Turns neutral- i2t eicess acid/<!«.' You sleep better—feel fresher. Always keep Turns handy to counteract g»s, heartburn. Get a roll now! Add IndlettUon that, the stores, ill during the year keep their wares out to tempt Junior. It actually costs as much now-a- days to amuse a child as it once did to educate their papas. Wish I owned a toy manufacturing plant. They used to be few and far between, but now it takes a ten story building to be able to roll off the assembly line enough fads in children's toys to go the rounds. It's bad for the parents who have more than one child to spoil. The voice of experience speaking. With a man, a lie is a last resort; with women, so Burgess said, it's first aid. Some folks can Ipok so busy doing nothing, that they seem indispen- If there's anything that kills a good television program! it's the overdone commercials. Of course if it were not for the sponsors we wouldn't have television, but they can soon kill their products by too much dramatic selling during the program, Wendy Barrie is the one I have in mind. You would think she was portraying one of the fair ladies In some Shakespearian play. And after she has "ohed" and "ahed" and worked herself into a lather, »H she has to sell is a measley little lipstick. I'd hate like the devil to hear her trying to sell one of the new pastel automobiles in shocking pink, with avacado upholstery, a blue dashboard and matching side wall tires. $ 18,671 Like To Have It! Yoa may—if you. are the type of applicant we are looking for- 518,671 is a conservative estimate of the amount a KROGER employee will receive at retirement age if he joins our Employee Profit-sharing Plan at age 21 and saves only $2.50 per week. This estimate Is based on Kroger net profit in 1949 and 1950. Less than one-third of the estimated $18,671 is from your savingt. The rest comes from Kroger profits and earnings on investments. The greater the Company profits—the larger your estate. And as your salary increases you may increase your saving! to create an even larger estate. We have attractive openings for: MANAGER TRAINEES .._ HEAD MEAT CUTTER TRAINEES GROCERY CLERKS Why not come in and let us give you further details? Age 18 to 32—this is permanent year-round work. Salary is dependent upon your qualifications. Regular length of service increases. If you are a high school graduate and want steady work »nd * chance to advance, stop in Thursday, September 15 at the Kroger Store, Blytherille, and see Hardy Aston for particulars. MALE APPLICANTS ONLY Thtt* jvrt kto't IBM aunr ttVH. A rupberry wlU STOW up, get ripe, com* to town, tppMr *4 ctowert bridges and so *U *ort* at troublM, lust to get a few SMdi lodted under your lower plaU. REVIVAL SERVICES Now in Progress at GATEWAY TABERNACLE 318 South Howard Services Continue Through Sunday J. C. Verdier Faith Verdier Evangelists Jimmy and Faith Verdier from Benton, Ark., tx% bleuin; our congregation with their spiritual singinf and MWl- stirring ministry of God's word. We take this opportunity ft* give you a special invitation. Come <nt each, night and enjoy the service. Service! befin at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Carl M. 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