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Image 2 of Mountain eagle (Whitesburg, Ky.), January 13, 1955

Part of Mountain eagle (Whitesburg, Ky.)

V THE MOUNTAIN EAGLE, WHITESBURG, KENTUCKY THURSDAY, JAN. 13, 1955 nomio regions of Kentucky The Lake Spring H Club Mrs. Josie Richardson, ble spot in our efforts to and all of the U. S.; and farm of Simpson county was precharter member and achieve security for the state's areas opened to markets by sented a plaque by the Frank- recreation leader of the White rural roads. citizens. Guarantee free- lin Rotary Club for being the Mills Homemakers Club in Labor COMMERCE outstanding H club in the Hardin county, has completed Business wholesale, re dom of choice to employees. county. 18 hooked rugs. Unions responsible for their ESTABLISHED 1907 NATIONA (.EDITORIAL tail and service operations' as same manner association followed almost to the letter actions in the THE COUNTY NEWSPAPER the forecast economists ad individual citizens, organiza- business Statetlons vanced for last year. Volume AND THE NEON NEWS union started the year a few points enis a ac"? A Friendly, Non - Partisan Weekly Newspaper PuliakodBveryVThursday. ;k; .rvff k leaders that will cause in- (The Neon News Established 1932 Consolidated with the Mountain Eagle, Feb. 7, 1352) spring, and then rebounded Justly to look with favor on to an amazingly high peak by Kentucky as a place in which W. P. NOLAN, Editor and Publisher the year's end. Unofficial area to locate and expand ImPrve,d Entered as second class mail matter August 28, 1907, at the Postoffice at Whitesburg, Ky., sales reports analyzed by the f1101 ? instruction, mod--,vunder the act of Congress of August 9, 1873. Kentucky Chamber ; ,f em facilities, and teachers' vji MEMBER KENTUCKY PRESS ASSOCIATION NATIORAL-EDITORIAASSOCIATION the State's k3aico ill ocvcicu trade areas, with salaries in line with national only three areas reporting average. Diminished illiteracy claim a noteworthy increase .the U, Special Year-En- d Department of (Ag be- and truancy. Work programs in the number of jobs over riculture. Comprable figures last month's sales volume1953. for agriculture, business, and Review Feature 1953. More than 60 new fact for livestock and other sales low that of December industry enabling Kentucky By JOSEPH A. GETZOW jories and expansions created are not yet processed, howev All economic indicators stud- youth to obtain college eduPresident of the Kentucky 'nvpr IfVOflO inh5 ihnv heoar er, little change is anticipat ied point to a little change in cation. Kentucky jobs availChamber of Commerce business conditions during production in the State last ed. SEVEN PHOTOGRAPHS COST $6.50 able for Kentucky graduates. 1955 p production LOUISVHiLE, KY.- - When;vear' Stepped-uTiffs with weather condi Per Capita Income Yes you can get the best in photoKentucky merchants' confiit comes to measuring, an ac schedules in several plants tions have not deterred the dence in continued prosperity Achieve a 35 per cent increase graphy at Wainscott's-F- or A Price that curate, standardized yard- - increased employment rosters. host of agencies serving Ken- is evidenced by a survey com- in per capita income, placing reveal a small stick can be of invaluable tucky's farmer from inten- pleted last wek by Kentucky equal to the nationbeats most special coupon deals. the Main average. d Fortunately, there crease in agricultural employ-exis- ts sively pushing several Street Modernization Com- al Economic Balance One Large 8x10 Size Portrait And Six Diver programs. Laboratory mittee of the Kentucky Chamsuch a tool by which ment and a loss of another thousand or so payrolls in the experiments, improved pro sification in agriculture, com the economic condition of Billfold Size For Only $6.50. ailing coal industry. Sizable duction methods, and devel- ber of Commerce. During merce, and industry preventKentucky can be charted. 1954, 277 new store fronts Four Ppses To Select From. opment of new and ibigger were installed in Kentucky ing serious loss of jobs and The State's precise eco- - Sains are expected in the yardstick was calibrat- - plyee count among whole-e- d markets for Kentucky-grow- n stores and 289 business houses income because of individual in the spring of 1953. It sale retail, and service cate-w- products are typical objec were spruced up with com market conditions. gories, offsetting anticipated tives of farm service groups. Adherence to the standards based on the pletely new interiors. They hold promise as vital Hn three major spheres of and policies these goals "Blueprint for Kentucky's losses to register a net Opposite Methodist Church crease of approximately 10,- - factors in reaching KCC's espouse, coupled in the economic activity industrial ed diligence andwith renew' Main Street Whitesburg resourceful Droeram swelled out bv the uuu new jods lor lientuckians. blueprint goal of cumulative development, tourist income, planning for the attainment Kentucky Chamber of Com- - An end to severe drought five billion dollars from agri- - and COmmrece-,Kentu(- rkv Open Tues. Thurs. & Sat. 11. a. m. 4 p. m. did merce for attainment by 1960. conditions, early recoupera-tio- n culture by the end of this d quite well by herself last year. of the six basic goals, is the industry, and cade. of the coal The program, gave our citiIn fact, attainments in these key to progress and security zens their first realistic and the anticipated continuation The Kentucky Chamber's vital fields measure ud .to the for all Kentuckians. specific set of objectives cap- of the Nation's prosperity Committee on Agriculture, stiff standard"? nf thp State's NOW! You can own a Brand New during the next 112 months: headed by Dr. Frank Welch, blueprint able of producing from its inception. economic progress upon at- these are key factors which University REMINGTON PORTABLE of Kentucky's Employment is another fact-Dewould send new job totals tainment. of the College of Agri-;.in which a fair degree of Within a few months after goalwards and put us back on culture, is currently solidify- - progress was registered last TYPEWRITER KCC unveiled its blueprint, our deadline schedule. a, program which calls for year ing even though both 1954 a total of 371 organizations TOURIST INCOME the selection of a test area m and 1953 results are not on service clubs, chambers cf Averaging a which a number of experi- - uar with the demands of the commerce, trade groups, annual income from the mental farming and market-- ! blueprint. sociations, labor bodies, thejlucrative travel industry dur mg methods are to be tested. Repeating droughts have en- - ing the State Administration years covered by The committee, planning to .hampered proper develop- dorsed it and pledged their KCC's blueprint appears to ment of a agricultural expec participation and support, be assured. Final reports, in .the next two months, will tations, and the unimproved Membership and affiliations .which may not be available urge other farm .groups to condition of the coal industry of these cooperating groups until April, will undoubtedly concentrate a portion of their clearly defines the economic account for more than an incoem total in activities in the experiment- facet which needs the most of the State's citizens, (cess of $500,000,000 for 1954, al area. urgent attention. It is this unity of purpose and beating by one year an objec-th- e NATURAL RESOURCES On the basis of these findob- - tive set by KCC and the State program's clear-cCoal production was sinking ings, it is apparent that 1954 jectives which have fostered seven years ago. fast and no immediate hope was a good year, in many reand standardized our accurate Biggest news of the year in was eminent when the Ken- spects, for Kentuckians. By economic yardstick. !the sphere of Kentucky's sec- - tucky Chamber devised its singling out the weak areas Let's apply it to Kentucky's' ond largest program. The con of development, we can con 1954 record. industry was the establish- - tinuing downward trend centrate on the trouble spots INDUSTRIAIj i ment of a business-supporte- d s to progress. the Per Week DEVELOP3EGNT agency armed with the thp ODiective of $- 4- What better way is there to The Commonwealth scored how and financial wherewith 210,000,000 in income from prepare an offensive to insure After Small Down Payment Make high in its race with other all to activate needed tourist the State's natural resources greater progress in 1955? states for industrial develop-- promotion projects. Such are in the allotted time. While Additional guidance and ments Monthly by Mail. ment, attracting 38 new plants the plans and policies of the this figure includes the worth roadblocks are in during the past 12 months. It Tourist and Travel Council of of natural gas, oil, timber, the blueprint's six remaining Carrying Case and Typing Book will cost an estimated the Kentucky Chamber of flourspar, and limestone oper goals goals dealing primarto build them. Thirty-- Commerce. Included. ations, the majority of the ily with implementations and four Headed by former Highway specified income must come checking points for the other Kentucky plants undertook or announced expan- Commissioner J. Stephen from coal. Bleakness of this six basic objectives. sion of their existing facili- W a t k i n s, Lexington, the facet of the blueprint is mag As interest in the pending ties in 1954 at a total con- Council consists of nearly 100 nified by estimates that Ken- gubernatorial election mounts struction outlay estimated at tourist industry and lay lead- tucky's coal production in and legislative issues start WHITESBURG, KENTUCKY $85,408,000. ers. Its. comprehensive array 1954 trailed 1952 value by 18 shaping, the important role, This impressive acquisition of programs slated for 1955 per cent. Employment figures of these remaining parts of s, of 72 new and expansion pro- - activation will be made for the industry are off even the blueprint become clear. involving a total physi- - lie within a few weeks, Let's review these vital more. Specialists in the tourist cal investment of $110,890,000 Concerted efforts by local, compares favorably .with, field contend that nothing. state, and national groups to Taxation More constant . t. rr i rt l ii form- - xmuy r o r muoa n oi oi lmpoieui cuxiauineiiLi bolster the depressed econo- local and State Government projects ued at $87,231,000. Files of land restrictions on travel or my of Eastern Kentucky ' DOLLAR GROWTH THROUGH SAVINGS t revenue 'ay eliminating deimprobable deterioration hardest hit by the coal n the Kentucky Chamber's o pendence upon a few indus-- ; dustrial Development Com-Jthe state's attractions, have registered only mi- tries as major sources. Tax indicate that total jcommodations, and services' nor advances. Outlook for out- structure that will encourage investment annexed in 1954, could impede the continued standing progress in 1955 is development of agriculture, was the third largest since 'prosperity Kentucky's .tourist far more unlikely than antici- business, and industry and the end of World War II. Un-- t industry now enjoys. A bet- - pated it would be at the time protect our free economic sys usually large building costs of iter highway system, courtesy the goals were set. tem. General Electric's Amiliance training for employees meet An improved This phase of the blueprint Highways' m Park and AEC's mammoth ing the tourist, development demands the immediate at-- j State primary system; a plant near Paducah swelled of additional attractions, exef- - era arterial network connect- and concentrated 1951 and 1952 investments to pansion of existing facilities forts of all Kentuckians. It ing the trade centers and eco- all-tihighs of $1,054,809.- - were needed, comprehensve 400 and $537,947,144, respect advertising and promotion . campaigns, and extensive ively. Broad product diversifica- beautification programs are tion among Kentucky's important activities considerplants repeated ed essential to further develthe kaleidoscopic attainments opment of the ndustry. AGKICUIiTURE of previous years. But this Watch Your Money year's industry crop points to Biggest employer and leadSARASOTA, FLORIDA another important factor. The ing money producer of all Where Summer Spends the Winter impact of 1954's industrial economic activities through Too much of your money growth wasn't limited to that out most of Kentucky's hist Erety day is a d day at sunny Sarasota! hand-fu- ll of Kentucky com- ory, agricultural operations Too little Then it's time Winter home of the Greatest Show on Earth munities already industraliz-ed- . lost ground in a costly battle Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, The 72 projects are dis- with the weatherman last for a change! Try this: Each week, put Boston Red Sox spring training, Ringling m tributed among 40 different season. Slight percentage fluc or Art, jungle gardens, sandy beaches part of your pay in a savings account communities from one end of tuations in farming income and fabulous fishing. Yes, you win enjoy the State to the other. cast long shadows on the ful, exciting Sarasota day and nifiiK ) Kentucky's before you spend ANY of it. Regular!! indus State's economic health chart, try goal is cumulative $1,500, and estimates on next seatv 000,000. At the close of the on's production are just about deposits plus interest, compounded, second of eight years' activi- as reliable as weather predic j will add up fast to important ty, the' investment total is tions for the same period. money. near the Notwithstanding a third mark, with Time to start: NOW! increases drought season in as many indicating the Stale's progress years, preliminary tabulations The Sarasota Terrace is the finest toward its goal measures up indicate an increase in value mm Florida's famous West Coast to expectations. of crop production over the swimming pool, shuffleboard Jons preceding year. Crops grossconrts, excellent dining and cock ' KCC's blueprint sets its ed an estimated $414,040,000 rail lounge. American and Euro sights on creation by 1960 of in 1953 as compared .to pean plan. Guests enjoy privileges Federal Deposit Insurance Corp oration. 288,000 jobs more than 1953 ef Lido Beach, Bobby Jones golf approximate worth of course, including free transportaemployment. (Although final 1954's harvest, accordnig to "Southern Hospitality' tion to these facilities. WHITESBURG, KENTUCKY statistics of 1954 employment figures compiled last week by trends will be processed for H. F. Bryant of the Agricul- SARASOTA, PLA. SARASOTA TERRAC2, P. O. Box 1720, PImm lim9lm9 several months, it is safe tOtural Economic Bureau of looms as .the number one trou- JHountmtt Hank 4-- -old 4-- I show,5. iiv.ai-iv.wv- v. 1 iu L I newly-devise- em-nom- ic WAINSCOTFS STUDIO k as now-famo- us 12-po- int I I all-arou- nd an or ' -- half-billio- n- as-dol- lar one-'sho- w ex-thi- rd ut -- income-producin- g $1.00 12-poi- nt road-block- know-;meeti- ne pin-point- 4y $25,-482,0- ed 00 The Mountain Eagle pub-ject- r- vai-ixio- S In-fa- bug-a-bo- of ac-mitt- ee mod-tenti- &m on .if rag-- ? Iffci rlSt newly-acq- uired On-The-Gr- ow on-the-G- O? fun-fille- J Ma-scu- 1953-19- i 60 f 200-milli- on year-to-ye- ar 1 1 $425,-755,00- 0, Bank Of Whitesburg 1 t v

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