The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on December 24, 1958 · Page 23
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CITY OF AUSTIN, MINNESOTA FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31,1958 Alltfl :RAI jstntfii tm ttmrtui opliteted Du« jrem other 8 and Botfa a.aai.85 17,499.80 8,317.53 10 | ltt.04fl.4t WORKING CAPITAL WOftftttttl CAMffAt/ PttM) k.ftfA Inventories 34,886.34 i...... 677.07 • • 13,881.23 insurancYeiaTm BeoeTVaBiT!??. 1 ".;:;'"•; W M Buildings and Improvement* .......I..,,,! 8089200 Machinery and Equipment .....„,..,.,,. IW.'iw.'io MI'KCtAL ASSESSMENT FUNDS Cash In Bank Assessment* Receivable , Assessment* Collected bs Treasurer — Unremltted IIONII FUND Cash in Banks pue Prom other Fimdi ....'.V.'.'.'.V.V.V." IIIMKIIKOtKf • snctAt AIMMMIM* 14M A*M*tm*flt 96i,M4.M ' • and UWCT unarm* .,,, ApproprlaUont-UneneumbtrtU B»lanee* ., RwetTe for Rebate* ., Due to Othet fund* BOND ftWB Count * 1,9)1.41 i**.* •INKING FUND Keterve for Retirement of Sinking Fund Bonds & Interest Unappropriated Surplus ........... 162,361.50 40,888.18 Wednesday, Dee. 24, '58 203,249.68 2,084,771.30 SINKING FUND Cnsh in Barfkj 339.50 1,000.00 Till'ST. FUNDS Cash in Banks Investments and Special'Deposits".'.'.'/.'.'.'.'.' IMIIK HOARD Cnsh In Baukt • n*. M Petty Cash and Cash on Hand'"'.'.'.'.'.'.';;; 25.00 l.lllltARY BOARD Cnsh In Bank* 13 vu M Investments and Special DrpoeiU .'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. eS.W.M IT1L1TV BOARD >03,24(.M • 1,338.90 TRUS* FUNDS Unappropriated Surplus , *AKK BOARD Accounts Payable a soooa Accrued Llablfitle* ........................ 657 « Due to General rund 400o'oo Unappropriated Surplus (Deficit) .......... (2,855.88) LIBRARY BOARD Unappropriated iurpiu* 1.339,30 I 8.301.63 77,»83.24 1.301.M 77.983.24 Cosh in Banks 8pM ' Depoit *' BOARD Contracts Payable ...,,, ....... ........... 8983221 Customer Deposits and Interest ........... 104.44S.73 Appropriated Surplus ......... . ........ ... 33023421 Unappropriated Surplus ................... 1,491,847.66 . --GENERAL FIXED ASSETS Surplus— Investment In Fixed Assets , ..... GENERAL BONDED DEBt AND INTEREM AND CONTRACTS PAYABLE ^ . 8,216,382.89 4,684,296.33 Utility Plant 25,560.15 6,864,080.54 GENERAL FIXED ASSETS and Improvement! 831fitMM 8,216,382.89 4,684,286.33 l nt *J e8tT , Pa3 ?, ble ln Future '•'•aw ....... . 860,742.07 Bonds Payabl ......... . ............. . ..... 1,022,000.00 Contract* Payable ....................... ,. 61,299.60 3,943,998.27 (18.704,493.01 Amount Available and to be of nH Bonds and Interest Amount to be Provided for Retirement of Contracts and Intereit 62.233.1T I.M3.998.3T 118,704.493.01 CITY OP AUSTIN, MINNESOTA ^r,'.. IUMMA " Y ° F RKIIPTS AND °'»U««MINTS AND IAUNCIS AND RCCONCILIMINT OF RECORDER'S IALANCIS AND TREASURERS BALANCES POR THI FISCAL YEAR INDED MARCH II. JfiTm Recorders Balance sinking . „„„ rrust Fund-Button Paflt'lftmorliY PARK BOARD: 314JO Bccelptt »n« •ranifert $1,197,918.78 132,241.01 79,249.98 1.483,000.72 107,680.90 29.00 Disbursements Transfer* $1,333,314.81 I 153,044.30 68,017.43 Recorder* Balance 3-31-58 ! 41.437.40 34.88t.34 20.441.M 296,193.6* Recreation Fund ..... Park Fund ....- ..... Municipal Band Pund 1,884.90 1,806.14 77,591.49 27,613.29 9,890.00 98,930.20 78,917.84 29,358.65 9,768.85 Deposit In Transit and OutsUndlnc Orders I 29,480.43 I 1,139.81 11.813.80 32,698.93 339.50 Treasurers Balance 3-31-58 I 70.917.83 36.026.15 32,255.56 1,245,811,04 32,698.93 339.50 461.06 9.227.1S LIBRARY BOARD: Library , Shaw Oym Floral Club Centennial Fund Memorial and Gift Fund BOARD OF WATER, ELECTRIC, GAS AND POWER COMMISSIONERS: General Fund Special Fund , 8,293.89 1,284.00 399.99 34.770.24 3,493.98 199.09 1.881.18 10.00 34,909.43 3,681.72 291.54 8,154.70 1.095.86 22740 1,861.18 U15.00 129.60 44.44 8.284.30 1,140 M 227.50 1,861.18 400.221.35 811,362.48 1.211,583.83 3,381.899.23 27,278.50 3,284.016.23 205,600.00 398,100.39 633,040.98 (19,602.99) 378,497.80 633.040.98 Grand Total! v«. VERIFICATION OF $1,524,147.99 MUWESOTA CASH IN BANKS MARCH 31, 1958 AUSTIN STATE BANK: General Fund ., • Payroll Account '. 65,034.19 9,883.64 Working Capital , Special Assements Fund .... Bond Fund Sinking Fund Button Park Memorial Fund PARK BOARD: Depreciation Fund ... Park Fund Municipal Baud Fund L1UKAKY BOARD: Library Fund , Shaw Gym Floral Club Centennial Fund Memorial and Gift Fund 461.06 190.98 1,827.29 8,284.30 1,140.30 227.50 1,861.18 1.219.00 UTILITIES BOARD: Water and Light Intereit Fund ... Total 360,466.96 12,018.73 $ 70,917.83 36,026.15 32,255.56 95,945.47 32.698.93 339.50 2,53«.33 12.728.28 372,489.69 FIRST NATIONAL BANK: Sewage Bond Account Water and Light—Revolving Fund 689,036.74 200,169.87 18.030.84 118,190.41 Total Per Bank Statements CERTIFICATES Ol DEPOSIT Austin State Bank 406,742.17 Pint National Bank 1,164.280.08 Total Cash In Banki Including Certificate* of Depotlt 873.833.15 1.571,022.25 12,444,855.40 CITY OF AUSTIN, MINNESOTA GENERAL FUND—DISBURSEMENTS MARCH 31, 1998 General Government ....$ 112,676.21 Public Safety 410.609.15 Building Inspector ...... 9,811-88 Uog Pound 2.OT9.43 Civil Defense 797.50 Highway 287,648.54 Buiiltutlou and Waste Removal 2-15.827.74 Cou^ervution ol Health .. 28,777 .W Relief and 1'ubllc Welfare 3,89! id Airport 3,812.771 Spot-la! Appropriations ... 2.810.01) Qenenil Bonds and la- i auranoe 18,840.28 LONG-TERM CONTRACTS PAYABLl Election Equipment f Real Estate - Farting Lotc 13455.60 48.000.00 $ 61.299.60 BONOS OUTSTANDING S«wage Disposal Plant ....$1.408,000.00 Intercepting Sewer 51,000.00 Grandstand Construction 28,000.00 Paving 535,000.00 $2,022,000.00 END OF CHRISTMAS TRIP — Charred remains of a Cincinnati-bound Greyhound bus which sideswiped one truck then collided with another then burned near Pulaski, in southern-Middle Ten- nessee, Tuesday night killing seven persons and injuring a dozen others—most of them on holiday trips. (AP Photo- fax) AUSTIN (Minn.) HCRAID-23 Swore He'd Kill Them/ Now He's Their Friend TOKY,0 (AP)-fhe gray, bald- bitter war, of «tariftH«n r ,taitalitjr' Ing American stood waiting at the gate of the Japanese steel mill. Down the street strains of "Silent Night" floated through the door of & bat. From the plant yard a Japanese approached on a bicycle. He studied the waiting man's features, halted, gasped in astonishment, then turned as if to run. 'Good to See, Yon* "It's all right, Ishiguro-san. I just want to be your friend," Ellis Gordon said softly. "It's good to see you again." The Japanes managed a weak smile. Between them lay the gulf of a and grinding , labor, of defeat and surrender. . Shortly after the outbreak of, World War H, Gofdon, «j, whose home is in Los Angeles, had been captured on Wake Island, where he was a civilian spent almost four employe. He years as a Santa, 87, Cries as Children Bring Yule Spirit to Hospital MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) - It was Christmas time, but none of the into yuletide bustle filtered the quiet room where the man lay, pale and gaunt. His only companions were memories. Memories of other Christmases when big-eyed children told their dreams. Memories of happy days when h« was the most popular, round, bewhiskered Santa Claus in Monrovia, a foothill town 20 miles from Los Angeles. Now he was alone in a hospital him'room, forgotten. A sadness welled inside him. MARKET CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO (AP) — (USDA) — Hogs 7,000; butchers steady to 25 higher; 2-3 200-225 Ib butchers 19.00-19.25; 1-3 190-225 Ibs 19.50; around 150 head mostly Is 210-223 Ibs 19.60-19.75; 2-3 230-280 Ibs 17.60-19.00; few 3s 300-355 Ibs 16.25-17.25; sows 1-3 330-400 Ibs 14.75-16.00; 400-550 Ibs 13.25-14.75. Cattle 11,000; calves 100; slaugh- r steers 25 to 5 higher; four loads prime 1,100-1,200 Ib fed steers 30.00- highest in nearly six months; bulk choice and prime 1,300 Ibs down 27.00-29.50; choice and prime 1,300-1,600 Ibs largely 25.50-28.50 good largely 25.0027.00; several loads mixed choice and prime heifers 28.40-28.50; good and choice 25.50-28.25; load of standard 875 Ibs 24.60; utility and commercial cows 17.00-20.00; canners and cutters mainly 15.0018.50; utility and commercial bulls 23.00-25.50; vealers 32.00 down; two loads choice 895 Ib feeding steers 28.75, these low choice from a slaughter standpoint; good 750 Ib stock steers 26.00. Sheep 2,000; moderately active, lambs steady to strong; slaughter ewe steady; good and choice 94108 Ib wool«d lambs 18.50-20.00; cull to low good 15.00-17.50; choice 112-119 Ibs No 1 pelt shorn lambs 18.50; cull to choice slaughter ewes 6.00-7.50. CHICAGO GRAIN CHICAGO (AP)-Wheat No 2 hard 2.01 V4. Corn No 2 yellow 1.16V4! No 3 yellow 1.13-13&; No 4 Suddenly, the door opened and two small children tiptoed in. "Merry Christmas, Mr. Santa laus," they chorused. His eyes opened. Tears rolled own his emaciated cheeks. The spirit of Christmas had fe- urned to 81-year-old Tom Davies. For years Tom has been Santa to thousands of San Gabriel Valey children. Several months ago he suffered a stroke. The children who remembered Santa Tuesday were David, 4, and Liz Taylor Watches Fisher at TV Studio HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Elizabeth Taylor watched Eddie Fisher's television show at the studio Tuesday night, then, invited him home for dinner and a look at the rebroadcast of the show. * Fisher and the actress have been a romantic duo since the singer's breakup with actress Debbie Reynolds last September. Miss Reynolds has filed for divorce. Miss Taylor watched Fisher's show from a control room. Afterward, she went to Fisher's dress- Ing room while he attended an onstage Christmas party for cast and crew, TEMPERATURES Debbie, 7, Vlrs. Paul ovia. The Dickersons started a movement to get Santa's young fans to write him "thank you" and well" letters. "Tom was the best Santa ever had," McBratney THE YULETIDE SPIRIT PREVAILS — Ellis Gordon, 60, of Los Angeles, gestures during interview in Tokyo today. Gordon, a prisoner of war of the Japanese for almost four ye?rs in World War II, told of his bitterness, his wish to return to Japan to visit with some of the prison guards at the steel mill near Tokyo where he was forced to work. "I guess I just wanted to turn the other cheek,' he said. (AP Photofax) (See wire story) STOCKS Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1958 Hormel Company Closed Thursday, Christmas. The following prices were paid at Austin. Barrnw* and Gilts yellow Oats sample Lover of Animals Finally Gets the Bird ORANGE, N. J. (ft - James Cook is fond of animals. So is .omebody else. Cook recently bought a pig to iceep hi his backyard. Some one stole it. Then he bought a dozen ducks. Some one stole them. Then a possum which promptly had a litter of 10. The whole family was swiped. Finally, he bought 10 chicks which grew up into nine hens and a rooster. If you think some one stole all of them, you're wrong. They left him the rooster. Loot Squandered n One Reckless Binge PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP)-Police here are seeking extravagant thieves who squandered their loot in one reckless binge. The thieves broke into Lyndell liner's stand north of Pine Bluff on U.S. 65 Monday night. They blew their loot away Tuesday. Deputies found the evidence beside a road south of town: A scorched area IS feet square and various litter—all that remained of $400 worth of firecrackers. grade heavy white .65V4. No soybeans. Soybean oil 9%-%; soybean meal unquoted. Barley: Malting choice 1.201.35; feed 1.08-1.20. At the close, wheat was unchanged to %-cent a bushel lower, March $1.94%-%; corn V»-% lower, March old-type contract i; oats unchanged to V« March .64%-65; rye unto % higher, March soybeans 7 /s-lVi lower, January $2.16-15',$. High Low Close Prev.close Wheat Mar 1.94% 1.93% 1.94¥4-% 1.94% 1.91 1.90 1.91-90% 1.91 Uradlng 160-170 .., 170-180 .. 180.190 ... 190-220 .. 220-230 .. 230-240 .. 240-250 .. 250-260 ,. 260-270 .. 270-280 .. 280-2fO .. 290-300 .. *re priced No. 1 higher, changed $1.30%; 1.8M 1.80H 1.81Vs-V4 1.81% May Jly Sep 1.83ft 1.82% 1.83%-V« 1.83% Corn (old) Mar 1.13V4 1.13% 1.13%-V* 1.13% Corn (new) Mar 1.13% l.lSVi 1.13%-V* 1.13% May 1.15 1.14% 1.14%-15 1.15% Sep 1.16% 1.15% 1.16% 1.16% Oats 18.40., 18.10. 17.80. 17.50., 17.20. , 16.90. 16.60. 16.30. , 16.00. the samp No 2 15.00 16.00 1700 ..18.00. ..17.70. ..17.40. ..17.10. ..16.80. ..16.50. ..16 JO. ..15.90. .,15.60. S«WS uune wgt elsssfllcatinn PACKING SOWS No. 3 ..17.60 ...17.30 ...17.00 ..16.70 ..16.40 ...16.10 ,..19'80 ,..15.50 ,..15.20 ol the Landslide Maroons Mushroom Farmers ZICHEM ZUSSEN BOLDER Belgium (AP) — At least 16 mushroom farmers were still en after a giant rock nine-acre maze o Mar i May Jly Jly Sep Rye Mar May *p .65 .64% .64%-65 .64% .62% .62% .62% .62% .60% .60 .60% .60% 1.19% 1.18V* 1.19%-% 1.19% .61 .61 .61 .61 1.30% 1.29% 1.30% 1.30V4 1.25% 1.25 1.25%-% 1.25% 1.20% 1.20V4 l.«0% 1.20% Soybeans Jan Mar May Campbell Marries |S«P TV Dancer in London 2.16% 2.15% 2.16-15% 2.16% 2.19 2.17% 2.18% 2.19% 2.20% 2.19% 2.20 2.20% 2.20% 2.18% 2.19% 2.20% 2.11% 2.09% 2.10% 2.11% FRIEND IS A FIEND KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) - The LONDON (AP) — Water speed i Northeast Missouri State College Total .11,124,534.84 There are 284 kinds of mineral* and gems to be found in North Carolina. king Donald Campbell and television dancer Tonia Bern were married today. The bride is 28, Campbell 37. It wu Mist Bern's first marriage, hi» third. newspaper explained that a proof reader was at fault when the paper published « restaurant's Christmas ad addressed to "our fiend* and customer*." Iradlng Nn i . No 2 No 3 270-300 15.65... .15.25... .14 85 300-330 15 40,...15 00....14,GO J30-S60 15.15...,14.75.... 14.35 360-<iOO 14.90....14.50....14.10 100-450 14^0.... 14.00.... 13.80 450-500 13.P0....13.50....1310 100-J50 13.40.... 13.00.... 12.fO 550-Up 12.90....12.50....12.10 STAGS Stag* under 400 9.50 Stags 400-600 8.75 Stags over 600 7.75 Dnderftnlsbed cull or filled tings Ufit be discounted accordingly. All hogs are subject to government In- jpecttnn 1958 SPRING LAMB MARKET Choice it Prime 19.50 Choice 19.00 Good 17.50-18.50 Medium 16 50-17.00 Common 12.00 down All buck ambs discounted fl per hundred weight by grade. Lambs over 100 Ibs. discounted 20c per cwt per pound over 100. VKAL MARKET Veal calves of all weights and class's nurrh««i>(1 Choice 180-230 30.50-32.00 Good 180-230 27.50-28.50 Standard 25.00-2fl.fO Utllltv 180-230 IbS 22.50-24.00 Choice heavy 2'0-300 Ibs. ..27.50-28.50 Good heavy 240-300 Ibs. ..25.50-26.^0 Culls all weight 10.00-18.50 All "alves nv»r 300 Ibs dlsrn"nt»'' Veal calves will b« accepted at Austin until 9:30 a.m. Friday Nn market m Sa'urdav CATTLE MARKET ' s Prime t'trn it vear lings 2725-29.00 •i " 'hnlce steers * vear lings 2 s 25-27.50 ~ liund steers It veor l!n?s 23 50-26 00 S'undard ••rtn ft yearlings 21 25-23.7?. All belters 15 cents to 50 cents CWT jndtr steer prices All steers over 050 !b( and heifers nvn PSO Ibs arr sr-'in""! »Tcir("n« tn weigh' D. S Commercial Cows ..17.00-19.50 0. S. Utility Cow* 1600-1750 •butter 15.50-17.25 Csnners 14.00-16.00 Pat Bulls 1750-2150 sausage Bulls 18.50-23.50 U. Wt. Thin Bull* 14.00-1600 AUSTIN CHAIN MABKE1 Soybean* $2.02 Oats W Corn 95 George A. Hortoei * Co. Common Stock (Wright Well* * Co.) children or Mr. and R. Dickerson of Mon- Bemidji Intl Falls Redwood Falls Rochester Duluth La Crosse Madison Mason City Minot Fargo Rapid City Calgary Edmonton Regina Winnipeg Albany, snow Albuquerque, cloudy Anchorage, snow High Low Pr. 25 16 we •aid President Jerry of McBratney's Department Store where Tom worked for eight years. "He was wonderful with kids. He even vis- ted them at school. Tom knew he true meaning of Christmas." After the Dickerson children had eft the quiet hospital room, Tom ooked at the letters they had riven him. "I always told the children when they sat on my knee to say their prayers at night," he said. "I thought that was the real way to them what Christmas get {Atlanta, cloudy ' Bismarck, clear Boston, snow teach means.' tombed today collapse in a tunnels near this cillage in north east Belgium. Three persons were known dead One rescue worker said there was virtually no hope of savin c those still trapped underground But hundreds of weary, grimy men continued to claw their wa; through the tons of clay, eart! and rock that came crashing down on the underground mushroom beds Tuesday. Yule Gifts to Help to Balance Budget SALT LAKE CITY (AP)—Members of Gov. George D. Clyde's administration gave him two Christmas gifts Tuesday. They called them the "keys to success in bafcncing the state budget." The items; A rubber slide rule nd a tiny press that prints fake .oney. 'Copter Base Plays Santa for Indians DRESSLERVILLE, Nev. (AP)A Stead Air Force Base helicopter squadron played Santa Claus to 70 Indian children in this remote Douglas County community. The 68 members of Training- Flying Squadron 3638 and their wives collected $400 and staged a surprise Christmas party for the Washoe Indian nation youngsters Rescue Squad Plans Free Coffee Booth WEATHERFORD, Tex. (AP)— The Weatherford Rescue Squad will set up a highway booth tonight to serve free coffee to mo- Buffalo, snow Chicago, snow Cleveland, snow Denver, clear Des Moines, cloudy Detroit, cloudy Tort Worth, clear Helana, clear .ndianapolis, cloudy tansas City, clear Angeles, clear Louisville, cloudy Memphis, cloudy Miami, plear Milwaukee, snow Mpls.-St. Paul, cloudy 33 New Orleans, cloudy 73 New York, cloudy 48 Oklahoma City, clear 56 Omaha, clear 40 Philadelphia, cloudy 50 Phoenix, clear 67 Pittsburgh, cloudy 42 Portland, Me., cloudy 40 13 33 35 25 34 35 32 33 30 45 • 42 22 24 18 39 56 27 57 30 41 42 42 43 36 36 39 67 26 49 51 66 45 54 77 35 Portland, Ore., cloudy 44 Rapid City, clear 45 Richmond, cloudy 65 St. Louis, cloudy 52 Salt Lake City, clear 42 San Diego, clear . 68 Swi Francisco, cloudy 58 Seattle, ctoudy 46 Tampa, cloudy 79 (T — Trace) •5 18 26 -6 18 27 11 15 21 30 11 2 3 21 28 21 49 4 32 18 28 26 22 23 26 39 5 31 27 49 35 36 64 23 27 62 40 26 17 39 40 30 21 37 21 45 32 30 50 50 39 55 prisoner of war of the Japanese. Ishiguro was a guard.at the steel mill, between Tokyo and Yokohama, where Gordon was forced to work long hours. Gordon was a 101-pound skeleton when he last saw the guard. Swore I'd Kill Them "1 had sworn I would kill them all if I ever met them again," Gordon told the Pacific Stars and Stripes. "But over the years the harsh memories softened and I wanted them to know I bore no- grudge." "It became almost a mission-^" Gordon said. "I had been talking about coming back to Japan for years and now I've done what Was in my mind since the war ended." Formerly one of the managers of a trucking and storage company in Los Angeles, Gordon re- s cently went to work for a firm ift Yokohama which transports freight for servicemen. The search for his former- guards began this Christmas week. Friday, at least six of Gordon's, former guards will be his dinner guests. There will be Christmas, gifts of candy and tobacco for all. Why is he doing it? "I guess 1 just wanted *td turn the other cheek," Gordon said. Dulles to Arrange for Policy Testimony WASHINGTON (AP)—President Eisenhower is asking Secretary of State Dulles to arrange with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for testimony by adminis- 1 tration officials in the committee.'s broad foreign policy study. '•''•'" This was disclosed in "a letter from Elsenhower to Committee Chairman Theodore F. Green (D- .02 Ri) which Green made public Tuesday night. Eisenhower said he appreciated .02 the senators' interest in getting' .29 closed-door briefings from Dulles, and other officials. *' The committee has announced .14 .02 .20 .51 .74 .01 .01 .12 plans for a yeal-long, bipartisan study on the strategic situation of the United States. Paintings Earn Him,. , Release From Jail; PHILADELPHIA (AP)-Edward* Washington, 28, ^'saw the <•' lights and turned to painting. He showed Judge Edward A. Kallick foitf paintings he had done since he was jailed last July for assault and battery. • • . There was one canvas of the Last Supper, another of Mary Magdalene washing Jesus Christ'* feet. . ' The judge cancelled the rest ot Washington's 9-to-23 month sentence and sent -him home in time for Christmas. .* EX-OFFICER DIES JAMESTOWN, R.I. (AP)-Capt. William J. Slattery, 61, (Ret.),, commanding officer of the naval, air station at Banana River, Fla., during World War II, died Tuest day. He was executive officer of the USS Preble in Chinese waters after World War I and on the car-., rier Wasp. Bid 54 Asked Seaway Reports 5,289 Ships Are Using American Sector MASSENA, N.Y. (AP) — The St. Lawrence Seaway Develop- torists. Squad members hope it' ment C orp. reports that 5,289 ships will help counteract any effects of used the Ame rican section of the waterway during its first year of operation. The section was opened in July. Lewis G. Castle, administrator of the development agency 1 , said the first year operations were "extremely gratifying." Canadian-registry ships dominated the traffic this year with a total of 3,911. There were 593 U.S. too much Christmas cheer. PLAGUE FIGHTER DIES MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) Dr. Olin Martin Eakins, 84, who spent many years fighting the bubonic plague in India during the early part of the century, died Tuesday of a cerebral hemor-' rhage. He was former medical director of the Old Reliable Insurance Co. in Pittsburgh. ships and 306 under West Germany. the flag of Other totals: Norway, 151; Britain, 111; Sweden, 74; Netherlands, 71; Denmark, 36; France, 16; Finland, 8; Italy, 4; Liberia 4; and, Panama and Bermuda, 2 each. Basic units of the American section are the Eisenhower and Snell locks. The full seaway, a U.S.-Canadian project, will be opened riext spring. Shipping on the St. Lawrenc* has been limited to ships of 14- foot draft. The seaway depth* if. 27 feet. Store-Wide After Christmas SAVE AS MUCH AS 75% - NO DOWN PAYMENT QUALITY APPLIANCE CO. 207 N. Franklin, Austin Open Mon. & Fri. Nights

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