Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 12, 1963 · Page 38
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 38

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Wednesday, June 12, 1963
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PAGE FORTY ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 1963 Numbers Popular But Not for IRS By SAM DAWSON AI* Business Ncus Analyst NEW YORK (APi — Tlir Internal Revenue Service and Hie banks and the phone eompnny an just Johnnies-comc-Iately to the numbers game. Businessmen have been playing if for more than a century. And ninny still favor a number when choosing a name for a now product. The numbers game has worked fine for many of them. The digits have become household words. Customers have had little trouble remembering the numbers—every woman knows what you mean when you say Chanel No. 5. And some companies hold onto th" number titles long after diversifying or expanding product lines— Heinz 57 Varieties once was an accurate (ally but now the company makes some 300 products, without changing its slogan. Generations grew up quite at home with 20-MuIe Team Borax, just as any youngster today can tell a Boeing 707 from a DC1. to Britain's King George IV. One day the gourmet monarch tabled a new sauce and said, "Brand, this is A-'l." Thai was before (he vogue for A-Okay. So when tin- chef sel up a business for himself be called bis concoction, "Brand's A-l Steak Sauce." as it's slill known. When Napoleon occupied Cologne, bis soldiers numbered houses as a billeting guide. The bouse of a Mulbens family drew -1711, and later the Mulbens developed a product they named -1711 eau de cologne. Just 100 years ago. the story goes a band of Scotsmen gathered il the Sanderson distillery in Leith to choose between 100 containers of different Scotch fornut- jis. After sampling the contents of each on and feet every chose barrel those Vat fi9. And he name still sticks. Other beverages favor numbers —all the way from 7-Up and V-S vegetable juice lo 7-Crown whisky and :VStar Hennessey. A few of the many other brand i HUNTING CLOTHES • SHOTGUNS • RIFLE SHELLS Greatly Reduced ROXANA VARIETY 2nd & Central Rt. Ill—Roxana Tbree-in-One are 5-Day Deodor- But many depositors still aren't ! n , lmoK baspd on num b ers reconciled to losing their names and becoming numbers at the bank. The IRS fast is herding income tax payers into the same faceless category as it caters to the electronic computer. And the ATT stoutly ignores all protests against its dropping exchange names for lengthy strings of digits that stand for paying customers. The origin of some of the numbers that business has made brand names goes far back in history as well as far from the market place. For example, we are told that in the 1820s a Mr. Brand was chef ant, 6-12 insect repellent, Eterna 21, and 2500 Design, which is office furniture made by All-Steel Equipment of Aurora, 111. And then there was a Faith 7— not a brand name but a capsule hat Americans followed anxiously on its recent earth. Glyiiii to Give Glynn Degree At S1U Rites EDWARDSVILLE — Professor John J. Glynn, one of the principals in the commencement exercises at SIU's Edwardsville Campus Friday and head of the justness division at the area ampus will consider this graduation a "special day." Glynn, vho will call on the graduating seniors in business to come for- vard to receive their degrees, will his year call his son, Jack Glynn. vho will receive his bachelor's legree in marketing. Jack, holder of the school's ton elective office, president of the Student Council at the Alton Cener, has also served as business manager of the Edwardsville Campus student yearbook and, while working toward his degree, has served as executive secretary of Downtown Alton, Inc., an asso ciation of business men. Young Glynn has been employed in the procurement department at McDonnell Aircraft Corp. since completing his course work in March. He was married to Betty Davey, an SIU English major, in December of 1962. Both are grad uates of Marquette High School in Alton and live at 618 State St., Alton. I Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" WHY KEEP YOUR MONEY IN DIFFERENT PLACES? "YOU CAN BE DOLLARS AHEAD IF YOU DO ALL YOUR BANKING WITH US" People With Plans Prefer A Full Service Bank If you keep your savinfis in wme oilier financial institution, you may be losing one of the big advantages to be gained by doing all your business with our Full Service Bank. Take loans for example. Unlike other financial institutions, we can lend money for practically any purpose and often at lower rates When you need some extra money, borrow it here instead ol taking it out of your savings. This does two important things tor you Jl keeps your savings account intact and growing; and it helps you establish a good credit reputation. When you re In the market for a major financial move — like repairing the house, buying a car taking advantage of a business opportunity — you will find we can help you with further advice and perhaps another low-cost loan. No other type of financial institution can do as much for you. With a Savings Account you can attain that all important feeling of security. Whether it's money for expanding your home, business, education for children, or that "rainy day" fund for emergencies, save now for the future. Save time, too. Keep both your Checking and your Savings Accounts in our bank. . . . and remember lhat as a Full Service Bank we offer the conveniences of many services: ^•Checking Accounts •£ Savings Accounts if Auto Financing if Personal Loans if Commercial Loans ^Safe Deposit Boxes ^Travelers Checks PHONE HO 2-9761 Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, s.'?fc- ANK OF ALTON /{$</n4/d<rtt $>u*»ue.nt &M& Your Deposit Is Insured Up To $10,000 1520 WASHINGTON AVE.—UPPER ALTON Doctor rite Received by Mayo 11 r own Mayo Edward Brown, son of Mayo C. Brown of (ho Bon Air Hotel, and Mrs. Loretta Crawford, last week received a doc- lor of philosophy degree from Pi o s t o n University graduate school. A biochemist. Brown holds a bachelors degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a masters from Tufts University in Mod ford, Mass. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty, Department of Surgery and Pathology and a staff member of the Boston City and Faulkner Hospitals. Brown is a graduate of East Alton-Wood River Community High School in 1941 and served in the U.S. Navy. Ho was born in lloxana and now resides in Milton, Mass. FEW StJNSPOTS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) —Several nations are planning an all out assault on the mysteries of space in 19(i5. which has been labeled International Quiet Sun Year—when there will be a minimum of sunspot activity. The coordinated effort will be the first since International Geophysical Year in 195758, an active sunspot year. This period produced the first earth satellites, sent aloft by Russia and the United States. One program planned by the United States for 1965 is PIQSY — prohe for International Quiet Sun Year. PIQSY spacecraft will measure magnetic fields, meteoroids and radiation out to a distance of 18 million miles from earth. Data will be compared with that gathered in IGY and subsequent, more active solar years. Japan Is First BANGKOK — Thailand reports that Japan is now her chief supplier of imports. Open 9 to 9 Mon, to Sat. LSMITHALSOP, FINE PAINT FAMOUS WALLPAPER ART MATERIALS EASTGATE PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER Phone 254-3623 •r Money Problems? • •MB - CONSOLIDATE If you are unable to pay your payments, debts, or bills when due, arrange payments you can afford rsgard- less of how much or how many you owe. One place to pay. 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