The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 25, 1956 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Sunday, March 25, 1956
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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26,1956 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Most Corporations See Increase in Net Income By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Nine out of ten corporations are turning in better profit reports today than a year ago. Their increase in net income after taxes in 1955 averages about a third higher than 1954. For many of them the prospects of continuing on the upgrade are good for the first half of 1956. So far, 616 corporations — of all • sizes, and scattered through most major industries — have reported on their 1955 operations. The number will swell rapidly in coming days. But, take the 616 as representative of what is to come, and you find only 58 of them reporting a decline in earnings. Even in the best of boom times, however, there are laggards. Eight of the 616 operated at a net loss last year compared with 17 in 1954. The 616 show combined net profits after taxes of $10,010,849,536. In 1354 the same 616 had total earnings of $7,595,025,350. The increase is $2,415,824,186, or 31.8-per cent. The gain for the U.S. Treasur is roughly the same, since oo porations put aside for federal come taxes about the sam amount they report as net profits Leading the parade in percen age gains over the previous yea are those industries who suffere most from the 1954 recession those tied in with the big boom : the auto Indus -ry Bi; Gainers The big gainers include mea packers, steel and iron, rail equip ment, airlines, textiles and app; el, autos and trucks, coal, minin and metalworklng. Doing better than the averag were: farm equipment, glas paint, auto suppliers, railroad: chemicals, drugs. Industrials as a whole did bette than the uttlites and rails. Th 406 Industrial companies ave: aged 37.2 per cent higher tha the previous year. The railroads averaged .35.4 per cent better — striking gains by some roads wer offset by five carriers showing de creased earnings due to floods o other special causes. The regi lated utilities followed their usua quiet course for an average in crease of 12.9 per cent. Only two industries are in th decreased earnings category the early returns. Aircraft, wit three out of four showing declines average off by 2.9 per cent. Elec ironies, as a group, average lowe by 0.3 per cent. This is due large part to the unfavorabl showing oi one of- the industry- giants hard hit by strikes. W A UN I NO ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT. CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS A J. Lewis, Trustee for Lewis Gin Co., Pltf. vs. No. 13,21 Floyd Densmore & Eva Densmore, Dfts. The defendant, Ployd Densmore and Eva Densmore, are hereb warned to appear within thirt; days in the court named In th caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff. A. J Lewis, Trustee for Lewis Gin Co. Dated this 3rd day of February 1956. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, Cleric By OPAL DOYLE, D. C James M. Gardner, Atty for Pltf. 2/4-11-18-35 Master Mix Feed 16% Dairy Feed $4.05 cwt B««f Concentrate 4.63 cwt Pig & Sow Concentrate 4.94 cwt 35% Hog Concentrate.. 4.98 cwt Pig Wormer , 5.14 cwt Chick Starter 5.01 cwt Chick Grower 4.45 cwt Egg-els 4.35 cwt Egg Mash 4.6(1 cwt Rabbit Pellets 4.5« cwt Horse Feed 3.94 cwt Shorts ! 2.95 cwt Shelled Corn Z.50 cwt Farmers ^oybean Corp. "Home of Sudden Service'' Blytheville, Arkansas • Our messenger will call for your prescriptions and deliver the compounded nedicinci—no txtra charge. You're mured prompt, precise con- pounding and fair prices. Woods Drug Store Phont POplar 3-4507 Overseas with BILLY GRAHAM By George Burnham • (Chattanooga News-Fret Press Writer) TOKYO — The American Army sergeant sat between his two little daughters as he listened to the message that had captivated audiences in India, Thailand, China, Formosa and Japan. Ail around were his buddies in the Far Eastern Command. The speaker was Billy Graham. ; • cause of our problems is the human soul which has a disease — a disease called sin. It's an ugly word, but that's what the Bible calls it. The sergeant listened as if he had never before heard the Bible message. It may well have been the first time he had ever heard it 'in a language he could understand. It was told in a hard-hitting language that pulled no punches. When the invitation was given he was one of those who decided that life had something more to offer than he had been getting out of it. He stood with hundreds of others to make a decision for Jesus Christ. Moments after making the decision he reached out with brawny arms and hugged his daughters close to his chest. It was a wordless gesture but it told a big story. Billy was speaking to an American audience for the first time in many weeks. He glanced sideways occasionally as if looking for an interpreter, then warmed to the newly-found freedom of speech. In an-address to servicemen, sprinkled with top brass from the Army, Navy and Air Force, he discussed "Chaos, Cause and Cure". * * * He said: "Terror bombs and incredible guided missiles have carried our world to the brink of destruction. The fellowship of fear is universal. Sir Winston Churchill hap said we are living in a world balanced by terror. In my talks with President Eisenhower, Churchill, Queen Elizabeth and other leaders they have riot offered any ultimate hope that we can solve our problems. Economic pressures around the ' world are exploding North Africa in flames. There are racial flareups everywhere. This problem isn't confined, to the Southern part of the United States. "The noose is tightening. History offers us little hope. In 3,000 years we have had 286 years of peace. There isn't time for the next gen- ei ation to solve the problems. They must be solved in this generation or we will perish. What Is the cause of-all this chaos? It isn't social, political or economic. We have hatred, lying, bitterness and intolerance in all cultures and all classes of society and world problems are only reflections of individual problems. Such individuals form nations of late and nations fight wars. The' "What's the cure? We have tried every solution offered by the world and they have miserably failed. We ha^e tried everything but the solution offered by Jesus Christ. The world is too cynical and proud to acecpt the truth of Christ, but the world will accept it or perish. "The most astounding thing in ai'.the universe happened some two thousand years ago. God decided to become a man. That man was Jesus Christ. He went to the cross and died in order to do something about the disease of the soul. The cross is the symbol of Christianity. Ihe cross of Christ offers the only solution to personal and world problems. God said He would make you a new person if you would repent, receive Christ and obey Him. It isn't easy to do. But those are the conditions. It isn't a life for sissies It takes a man.-Will you do it?" ,:'' '. The rough sergeant signified that he wanted to become a man as he hugged his contributions to th nexl generation. \t Sidelights: A patient in a For mosa leper colopy said he ha been too busy aBl •. his life to be come a Christian but "found Chris alter being afflictetiiwith this awfu disease." He added) "I thank Go for becoming a leper." . . . Peopl who walked forward to make a decision at a Formosa rally had t pass police check before the: reached the platform where Ma dume Chiang Kai-shek Was sitting Several hundred took the trouble to do it. Sales of Bibles have skyrocketed in South India, according to churcl officials ... a cobra came up ou of the "grating and got among the baggage at the Madras airpor when two members of the Graham team. Dr. Paul Maddox and Char lie Riggs, were (about to catch plane. The snakg .was killed Inside the airport waiting room . . . Dur h'is preliminary remarks a one of the Kottayam meetings, Bil Caruthersville News ;YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE; Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre! TONIGHT 10:30 p.m. SUNDAY and MONDAY The most challenging •ecret mission the masked-man and Tonto ever faced! BANPBM A juvenile decency campaign began »t the high school with, an assembly. The project, sponsored bj the Student Activity Committee is part of a nation-wide plan to emphasize that teenagers of today are citizens of tomorrow. .The plan can't be carried out at .CHS without the cooperation of every student. But no pressure is to be exerted on any puipl who doesn't cooeprate. It i» figured that the project can't succeed unless every school member wants to help and does so voluntarily and individually. S. A. Cj President Barry Ttainor introduced the campaign in assembly. The Rev. James D'Wolfe, pastor of the Episcopal Church, was the main speaker. Connie Parrott, a member of the S. A. C., read a code of good behavior set up by a central committee, representing all clubs and classes of the-school. Trainor said, "We are going to Launch a campaign which we hope will last this year and many years to come." The Rev. Mr. D'Wolfe said, "Everyday -life is a problem ... we must learn • to live with one anoth- r." Winners of two poster contests ly remarked about all the bugs flying around the lights on the platform. The interpreter, was stumped. The only word for bugs in the Tamil dialect is bedbugs, so ht remarked about all the bedbugs flying about: were announced by Virginia Ann White of the S, A. 0. • Juvenile decency poster winners were Carolyn Davis, first; Donna Vails, second; Kay Summers, third and Judy Luckenbach, honorable mention. Kay Burns'took first in the safety division. Manford Lauck was second. The student body stood and repeated a pledge to cooperate in the campaign. Fire Chief Clem Hill spent three days in Memphis, where he attended the 28th annual national fireman's conference at Ellis Audiori- um there. Madeline Clay and Jerry Malone, sophomores, were elected by popular vote as queen and king of the belated Valentine Dance at the high school. They are members of Coach John McGuire's homeroom. Sue Cole was recently clowned junior high basketball queen at a dance in her honor. Owen Preston, electrical engineer for Ark-Mo Power Co., told Rotary Club members at their regular meeting that the need for scientists in this country is at an all- A! Hoskins, of Cape Girardeau. State Conservation Commission's area educational director, and Don May, of Caruthersville, Pemiscot County conservation agent, presented the Lions Club program. They showed a sound movie of quail. The film emphasized the need for hunters to provide adequate cover and food for birds. Students of the quarter at the fiigh school are two seniors, Martha Lauck and Jerry Butler. They chosen are on basis of scholastic and extra-curricular progress. County's Service Intake Listed Receipts of 211 service establishments in Mississippi County amounted to 53,460,000 In 1954, according to a preliminary report released today by the U. S. Bureau The combined yearly payroll oi the establishments, including 458 employed (428 of whom worked fuMtime), was $826,000. Proprietors actively engaged In businessess numbered 213. Establishments providing personal services such as barber and beauty shops, funeral services, shoe repair, etc., totalled 83 and reported $1,121,00 in receipts, in automotive repair and services showed receipts of S255.000. According to the preliminary re- moteis, theaters, etc., total 99 and $2,084,000 in receipts. Copies of the report are available tc the public at lOc each from the Bureau of the Census. Washington, 25, D. C. Dependability Cited MIDWAY, Ky. (IK— City Clerk P. P. Lacefield who in 45 years has beer absent from the clerk's office only one regular business day — nis wedding day — was named Midway's outstanding citizen of the pest year. EGG "CANDLING" "Candling" is a method of telling whether eggs are fresh without breaking: them. It is used on practically all eggs before they reach the stores. WARNING ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS W. H. Mercer, Pltf. vs. No. 13,209 Cotha Mercer, Dft. The defendant, Cotha Mercer, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, W. H. Mercer. Dated this 9th day of February, 1956. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. By OPAL DOYLE, D. C. Claude P. Cooper, Atty. for Pltf. Ed B. Cook, Atty. ad. litem. 2/11-18-25-3/3 NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that D. M. Moore has filed application with the City Engineer for a Permit to erect and construct a Tourist Trailer Court on Lots 18 and 19, Block "B" Hearn Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas. Plans and specifications are on file In the City Clerk's office. Any objection to the erection and construction of this Tourist Trailer Court should b« made in writing and filed with the City Clerk within thirty (30) days. DAN BLODGETT, City Engineer, City of BlytheviUe. Dated: 2/17/56. 2/18-24. Read Courier News Classified Ads. YOU CAN'T STOP THE QUEEN MARY WITH A ClOTH£SilN£.. 0 ny more the* y« can keep a tornado from hitting your house. But you can buy insurance —the right kind, in the right amount, We'H b« •^ad to advis*. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. Pho. 3-6868 JBp urn • Iff snfflgu ifTdtmti • mm mm Jm m m nan. MI mm .„ mm leiiifn .-m* SHIM? ffilSlER —,.. ..MMf I IMS. 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