The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1953 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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BLYTHEVTIXE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, AMtlTj f, How's Business? Not Bad At All, Top Brass Says By STEVEN V. DAVID (for Sam Davvson) NEW YORK. U1 - How's business! According to the top brass, it's not bad at all. This is the annual meeting sen- eon, when anywhere from a handful to several thousand stockholders gather to hear their company officers report on last year's results and make a prediction or two about the current year's outlook. And this year, the preponder- rant number of board chairmen and presidents report good result* for the first quarter and express considerable optimism about the rest of the year. Some Sirms, of course, are finding business about the same ir«\ a < ew others say frankly that it's not what it wns last year. The cheerful reports come from record 1852 and expects higher electric sales and some increase in income this year. Last year was rough on meat packers, but pork put away In November Is about four cents pound higher now. New Flu Vaccine Developed PITTSBURGH (yT) — A new influence vaccine that doubles the period of immunity and seems to i protect the human body against all i known types of flu bugs has been a wide ran-e of industries. For developed nl the University of Pitts- Instance, last year's predictions | bun.-h. the Sun-Telcgrnpr said yes- that steel would be in oversupnly i lerday. sometime in 1953 aren't bothering i The same man who last week .ex- the Armco Steel Corp. Its chair- cited the medical and lay world with M he -n^f-rr;; = r^ reL'rca.^lS meeting that all signs point to n j imcnts nonductM , by Dr . high production sear, v,tl, tcta > wil] bc b]|shcd p,.,. output about equal to that of jn> , ^ .^ ^ ^^ of lh(i Am( , r|can ^^hemS industry, which MJ-lcjJ ^^^ ™ ul """" 1 was heading into leaner times just I ' ^ ord| | loU5eh old medicine, about a year ago is talking. In i _ m | ncrn| 0 j]_ B pp areI1 tly provided SWEET HEART-SHAPED- Featuring an intriguing heart- shaped white nylon inset, this blue nylon bi.lhing suil is said. b.y i'.s Parisian desifiuer. to be climbing the ladder of success. brighter, tones. Hercules Powder, ,. |( , t(mch ,, |0 ]mg U]B Company notes that the present, c ,, tt . l . Uvm( .,. ! . al thc vacclnc nnd en- trend in orders is upward, and j ^ [t ((j knock 0||t more f]u bugs Victor Chemical Works reports tcd tnc sun .Telegraph, contln- that both sales and earnings in the first quarter will be up from a year ago. The heavy machinery companies, who've had good times for some ^_^_ ___ years, are pleased with what they j protection for at least two years, see ta 1953's crystal ball. The air conditioning industry, undergoing a profitable boom of its own, knows air will be a good year. Carpet companies, which took a beating when sales dropped sharply some time ago. are rebounding nicely, recojuno ago.areepUmeclsom liarrd Public utilities have poured money Into new plants for years, and now they're seeing the pay- uing: Preliminary studies haves hown that the vaccine, containing viruses hatched In chick embryos and emulsified in lieht mineral oil, provides 'Arkansas Nets $844,150 from Oaklawn Season off. The Kansas City Power & Light Company, for example, had Arkansas' First TV Station Goes On Air Sunday LITTLE ROCK W) — Arkansas' first television station goes on the nir at 2 p.m. Sunday, if all goes well. Program Director Van De- Vrles said yesterday. Station KRTV originally wns slated to go on the air today on UHF Channel 17. .However, bud weather and citizens' objections have delayed construction of the station's tower. Residents of the area where the tower Is being built have objected to its location. DeVrles said engineers hope to start broadcasting a test pattern by Saturday so that television servicemen can adjust sets. The director said the opening program will contain messages by Oov. Francis Cherry and Kenyon Brown. Wichita Falls, Tex., president of Little Rock Telecasters, Inc., owners of the station. LITTLE ROCK (Iff — Revenue Commissioner Horace E. Thompson said yesterday that 31 days of racing at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs this year noted the state $844,150 against $813.001 In 30 days of racing last year. The state's take resulted from a total wagered of $13,408,975 The corresponding total last year was $13.040,020. Attendance at the extender! meet this year wus 241,703, against 233,043, in 1052. A new racing la wpassed this year extended the season by one day. Japan and U.S. To Sign Treaty TOKYO Ml—Japan nnd the U. S. will sign a new treaty ol friendship, commerce nnd navigation today — the first such Japan has signed since World War Two. It Is a direct successor of the first treaty Japan signed with any modern nation—the famed agreement, reached by Commodore Matthew G. Perry when Japan first opened her borders to foreign trade. i Read d Courier News Classified Ads Cole to Head AEC Committee WASHINGTON WV-Senators ca- i pitulatecl to the House members yesterday and went along with the election of Rep. W. Sterling Cole (R-NY) as chairman of the Joint Congressional Atomic Energy Committee. The action broke a three-month deadlock (n the committee on whether a senator or a House member would head the group. Sen. Hickenlooper (R-Iowa), who i had, been the candidate of the nine; senators on the committee, told the I reporters he had made the motion I to elect Cole. It was approved ' unanimously. Hickenlooper then was chosen unanimously as vice-chairman. In agreeing to let Cole get the post, the senators on the committee also gave in to the House view that the chairmanship should DC rotated hereafter. Weekly Special! 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