JS/lWJ HC- Profits Higher W Not Enough jaBt*fW*f' ^tanti,f Inflation , Ctttd In Annitf I Ttltphone Report Southwestern Bell Telephone Company's' earning on toUl inverted -capital wÂ» 12} per cent In UN, compared With 4Â«5 per cent in 1150, the compan/a an- nuÂ»l report for J95I reveÂ»led today. SBut the report Mated these earnings art itlll "substantially below the return on Investment tht company Is to raise new money needed for continued successful operation of the business" Almost $157 million wÂ«Â« spcnl In 1Â»51 for construction to expand and Improve service in Southwest-' .ern Bell territory: The company's postwar ' telephone construction expenditures art no\rover three- quarters of a-Billion dollars. -' The firm installed 22Â»,200 telephones : for customers during the year^ Unfilled requests for telephones were reduced to 110,801 --lowest since the end of World ' War H; ' ' . : - - - . A major factor In the company's operating 'expenses, also : higher than ever; before, wns a .44 per cent Increase In operating taxes "About 26'per cent of the-ayer? age'telephone bill is ta*es,!Rhe report pointed out. These taxes 'Include those levied on the'eort- pany and i those paid by the Customer. Taxes In 1951 averaged 'paritaHtphphe per mbnthi'.H .....Mtlori continued it* affect ttw tMtphohc business. According -6 tilt report, Southwestern Bell.hÂ« an 1 average liweatijtent. Â· of: .1270 behind each telephone In service iri.ith* end of 19|1. Every telc- Â·'*' e the company -added- during . - c . i - , : the year required ah average ad- -altloiurt invwtment of about J444 ' ' ' ' ^Construction work was started Â«*.Â», Â»J2,ttJ,000 microwave radio relay arÂ»tÂ«m from Kansas City to San Antonio to be built jointly by Southwestern Bell and the American Telephone and Telegraph Company: The system will pro fldÂ« additional long distance tele phona circuits, and will make net work ielevlilon programi avail Â·ble late in IMS. Major projatlt m thÂ« company' |1Â« million a yÂ»Â«r program to as- fun stormproof .telephone service ncluded-completion of, a M mil- ion buried coaxial cable between Dallas and Houston. Work . wa 1 * also begun on a tf.MO.OOO coaxial cable between Amarillo, Texas aed Oklahoma City. WwV Is underway on buried cables between Dallas andi Greenville, and SÂ«n Antonio and Corpus Christ! In .Texas; Little: Rock and ?ine Biu'ftt Ark.;-Fulton'and Jefferson Qity, and Mexico and Kingdom City, Mo. During July, 1951,'-one:, of the worst floods In history swept over- Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma, causing more than'12,600,000 damage to telephone plant. IMCMWI 15 Today; LOillMWS vOMMCflltJ . New York-(fl)-A y e a r ago, friends were 'wondering if Arturo Toscanini would i ever conduct again. -Today, on his 85th birthday, they're confident he'll be doing so .for some time. The- world-renowned ' maestro observed the occasion at home with his'children and" grandchildren. He was expected to run through, on the piano, Beethoven's Ninth- Symphony--the work he will conduct Saturday in his final concert of the season. At this time last year Toscaninl was in "temporary retirement." An old kiiec injury had forced him to cancel his spring schedule Rural;Qriy^h "Hbspitdl Equiyaferits" Recbmmehded of radio appearance*. Sixth Set Of Twins For Rogers Hospitol VRotÂ«rs-(Specia|)-irwin sons, born to Mr. and Mrs:::Emery Esten of Bofers Sunday at Rogers Memorial Hospital, are the sixth set of twins to be born at the new hospital, in all, 244 children have bean born there,- Normally, twins occur only' once In 800. births. W widow : John. Wakefieid and Mrs. Stella Brody were married March 15 at the home of Connor Osborne, Justice of the peace: They will make their home at Chester. . Mrs. -Rah ~ structor at tl._ at Little Rock,-Is spending a 10- day vacation at her home east of Wlnslow. Mr. Forsvthe went to Little Rock for her last Thurpday Dlck S. Page, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Page, spent the weekend at'the home of his parents Page, a pilot for United Airlines was wiroute from Fort Smith to New York. ph Forsythe, an : School for the Deaf In- By FRANK cAtET AF Sclent; Beporter Atlantic City, N. J.-OP)-A kind of drive-in "hospital equivalent" --where you're' In and put the same day, even for child-birth- can meet virtually, all the hos- pltallzation needs of a rural community, a country doctor said today. ' Dr. D. G. Miller, Jr., of Morgantown, Ky., sold he converted two small country stores Into' such a setup and was -able to meet the requirements of all but about three per cent of his patients. . . One of only two physicians in a "low-Income" Kentucky county of pprox-lmately 12,000 population, ir. Miller said he, two nurses, a aborntory technician arid a re*, cpflonlst handled 10,872 "office'. 1 alls for everything except major urgcry. ' . In addition, he himself made 06 visits to homes, riding in a ccp for round-trip distances of as uch as SO miles. The office ; and home visits, he old the American Academy of encral Practice,, represented 2,80 Individual patients. And he said that such an ar- arigcmcnt could allow a single uraPphyslciah anywhere--wlth'a ew capable assistants and proper, hough sometimes improvised; qulpmcht--to meet all but a. few f the needs of a community of everal thousand people. Too Many Hospitals" He said low income rural coun- Ics arc building too many hos iltals under the federal act that provides part of the cost. "These communities can 111 afford the maintenance of such high-cost hos- iltals under the federal act that provides part, o fthe cost. "These communities can ill afford the- maintenance of -. such high-cost lospitals."' r . - Â· Â· Â· Â· A ; doctor's office ''hospital equivalent," he said, can be equipped for about $25,000--provided the doctor uses such things as a $25 one-time dental chair as an cye-ear-nose-and-throat cxam- nlng chair, and various Army surplus, supplies, i There are no board* and room charges at Dr. Miller's "hospital equivalent." If a patient stays long enough for meals, his relatives go out and buy them. Â·fjl wi Mum MO HIARIN* AID NIID MU, MR MOM THAN $71 Â«aÂ« tM* Hwti.1 AM IN YOUR OnmONUM Â· If Xtillk. Â»AÂ«' (airier TIOHALIM* ANDYOVAU hue CtneMfM Onto! 4nMb at Me*TM*, trin CMT . *4tew.*IIMAMONI Â·* Retenre Mttery/ PAYMEHT* DIXIE RADIO t t t DICKtON ' - . . , . . PHOHE Â·ATTiMlS Â»0t AU AIM-OM-THMHOT MÂ»A* HÂ»VICi 114 Knolet,-have'been confined to their, home with the flu. Mr. and Mrs. Will Griffith have moved to Springdale. . The Colbaugh Home Demon- stratlon Club- reports net proceeds' from the pie supper given at the school Monday night as about $30, which will be used in Dayinjt' for the power mower taught last' year for the Colbaugh- cemetery. Mrs. Leonard Gosvener won the quilt that was given away. Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Starncs were their sons-in- iaw and daughters, Mr and Mrs. Marshall Whltfield and son, Micky, of Fayetteville, and Mr. and Mrs Morris McCarver and sons, Donnie and Tommie, of Tulsa. Mr. and Mrs. McCarver also visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilford McCarvt*. The Intermediate T r a i n i n g Union ot the Baptist Church held a party at the home of their lead- r.-. Fr"'l E. Reed. Frldby night. Mary Chappell was in charge-of ...u fcd.iiies, and refreshments were served to IS guests. Charles Day of Springdale was ordained to the full gospel min!s r try Sunday afternoon, March 23 at the First Baptist Church in Springdalc. Mr. Day was recently called as full time pastor of the Hindsville church. The Rev; Stanley Jordan was elected moderator of the examining council com- NEVER BEEN HAPPIER, L-IKE-LY PiOIMir lUtniNO with satisfaction.. Eisenhower-for-Prcsldent leaden ara shown at press conference called In Washington headquarters to announce appointment of Paul Hoffman (right) as chairman of the. CltlMns-for-ElserUiower committee. Others are W. Walter Williams , (left), Seattle, Wash:, GOP state chairman, and Senator Henry Cabot JLodfe, Jr. (D), Maaaachusetta. (International'Uoundpliotol posed of ordained ministers and deacons of Missionary Baptist Churches of th'is area. The Hev. Walter Johnson of Fayetteville examined the candidate, the,.Rev. A. L. Leake of Fayetteville, delivered the charge, the Hev. Bill Jackson of Springdale 'offered the dedicatory prayer,, and the Rev. Morrison of Fayetteville, presented a Bible, a gift from the Springdale Church, to Mr. Day. Several members of the Ilindsville church attended the service. An outstanding Haver--Junge 1 * Roman MeapBread. 11-H-tt Keep *Â» wltt the TIMES UHy. Motorists' dollars go farther when pavements are CONCRETE 'T'HE DOLLARS you pay JL in gas taxes and license fees go farther when they are invested in concrete, pavement. Concrete usually costs less to build than other pavement of equal Ask your offiuals to specify concrefe povenenf PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION Â·14 F.ll. IMf., Memphli a. Tea*. A notional organiiation to improve and extend the uiei of Portland cement and concrete . . . through tclenrifle research and engineering field work load-carrying capacity. It serves longer and with less maintenance expense. Concrete stretches motorists' gas and tire mileage, reduces wear and tear on cars and drivers. Hindsvitle Miss' Huberta Anne .Proctor, daughter of -Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Proctor, has been elected secretary :of Westminster Fellowship, Presbyterian organization at the University. Miss Proctor is a graduate of the stale Vocational School at Huntsvllle and Is now a sophomore In the University's College ot .Business Administration,. She. Is also historian of Alpha Lambda Delta, and secretary- treasurer of the Coterie pledge class.-." Â·' Â· -.Miss'Willie Ann Sutton, daughter ot v Mr. and Mrs. Jim Button has been elected president of the Huntsville chapter of F u t u r e Homcrhakcrs pt. America. The Sutton family came to Hindsvlll from Texas a year ago. Other Hlndsville girls'elected to office were' Marjr Campbell, second vice- preSiderit, .and Stella Flanagan treasurer.' Miss Sutton attended .tha.district, mectlngi, of FHA to be held In Russellvillc:" Mr. and Mrs. Loy Lewis were called to Rotters Thursday when Mr. Lewis' aunt, Mrs. Pearl Yatcs, had a stroke, Mrs. Yatcs' daughter has taken her to her home in Tulsa, Okla. Mr. and Mrs. Will Holland and Mrs. Holland's sister, Mrs. "Sis" I i 3 i ARTHRITIS RHEUMATISM SCIATICA, NEURITIS and othÂ«r MUSCULAR PAINS 3RA5KA The product that contains 6 proven ingredients for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains MUCH MUH CAN MASKA PROMISI TOUT CA can offer Â»fe, quick relief from the agonies of jir- thritli, rheumatism and other muscular aches and palm twcauae BRASKA hai a combination of t active medically approved Ingredients . . Â· powerful, yet safe and non-habit forming. You can tak* BRASKA tablets without fear of gastric Â·pit* bocauat they are enteric coattd. BRASKA don Ml work. tn thÂ« ifom'ach . . . the enteric coating prevents hasty dlswlv- . Ing, assures safe and complete absorption in the tower In- Ititine where It acts mildly and effectively. Let BRASKA help. relieve yÂ»Â« of the misery of arthritic and muscular pain. Try BRASKA on this Guarantee: YÂ«u Miut G.I Knulla Oi YtÂ»r. Head the frank guarantee below. Â«r Itch own e YOURS FOR ONLY 50? AND THE lOtTOM LABELS FROM 2 BAGS OF You'll want sÂ«vÂ«ra/ of these smart scatter pins at this remarkable price--for your own use, and for gifts. But, for each pin you order, mail one completed order blank, with 504 and the bottom labels from two bags of AIRWAY. COFFEE. FREE ORDER BLANKS AT YOUR SAFEWAY STORE MSWNID IY FASHION HKKTS in beautiful flowing script, thwÂ« initial scatter pins add a dash of gaiety and a personal touch to any en*, semble you wear. HAND-SIT IV SnillD CRAFTSMEN, thÂ« sparkling imported white rhino stones gleam in their attractive rhodium-plated settings. FASTENED WITH A KWIIH'S CUSP with patented lock, this lovely pin will look so right wherever you it. ACTUAL SHI 1 m HIGH on your be/f... ' Enjoy mellow coffee at Its best! That's AIRWAY-a delicious blend with the distinctive mellow flavor and aroma of choice, high-grown Brazilian coffees.. AIRWAY comes to you truly fresh-flavor-se'aled in the fresh-roasted whole bean-- freih-ground when you buy it. No costly vacuum packing necessary --so you save up to 10* on every pound. Get AIRWAY COFFEE-and your initial pin order blanks-at your nearest SAFEWAY store. GET free BLANKS TODAY...AT SAFEWAY!
What members have found on this page
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month