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BECOMES REALITY Ex-Cowboys, Farmers Make Hats That Fit Knottiest Head By JACK RUTLEDGE GARLAND, Tex., Aug. 30.— <*!— Fourier cowboys and farmers to day make more than 12,000 quali ty hats a week in a modern fac tory built on what was a Texas cottonfield a few years ago. Not only does this hat factory, located thousands of miles from the eo-called hat center of Ameri ca, make style - leading quality hats _ it pioneered assembly line production in the industry. p created a self-conforming fea ture that was copied by other com panies and the Texas concern was forced into court several times to fight for its exclusive use. The firm is the Byer - Rolnick company, makers of Resistol self- j conforming hats. Edward Byeyr is president: Harry Rolnick is ite: guiding genius. Only a few years old — me original factory was built in 1929. the present plant in the tale 30 s Grenouiile” is only 10 feet wide. Into this are jammed dozens, of resistol hats are soldinterr.ation ally. They are popular n Holly wood,where Resistol has a con tract with Warner Brothers to hat its etars. The assembly line plan led to the use of unskilled local work ers, Harry Rolnick explains. There are no “expert hatters’ in the production unit. The making of a hat involves 96 separate operations. Rolnick de cided that the principle of mass manufacture would work or hats as well as on automobiles, so he broke down the component opera tions, taught skilled operators to do a single job. First, of course, the factory was laid out to make this assembly line plan workable. Today, the hats flow from a room where rough bodies and stock are kept, through a blocking department, preparatory finishing room, a body finishing department, leather finishing, trimming, and on down to the final inspection and boxing departments. “In the old days,” said Jerry Rolnick, one of Harry’s sens, “an expert hatter would take the felt, trim it. block if. sew on the leath er and bands — in short, he’d make the complete hat. He might be grea: at two or three opera tions, but obviously he’d be weak or some phase of hat making. A man can’t be perfect at every thing. The resultant hat might have a flaw or two. “In this assembly line p!an, we teach a worker to be an expert at one thing. When he does that, the hat goes on to another, who js an expert on something else, say blocking.” One worker is a retired county commissioner, a former ranch owner, who works just because he loves hats. He specializes in cow boy hate, which the company makes in several styles. One. call ed the “San Antonio”, is a best seller. The assembly line plan is now being tried by other big firms, Rolnjck saye. But the Texas plant, he insists, pioneered it. So Rolnick developed the self conforming feature, the hat band that, was not attached directly to the felt. Suspended as it was, it would fit the head—” and some heads have mighty queer bumps”, he t,ays — and allow the hat to retain its original shape. A size 7 band, for example, is placed in a size 7 1-8 hat. The band can follow the curve of a bump without making that bump show in a twisted hat. The name Resistol came from the first feature—resist-oil. Stock Exchanges To Close Monday NEW YORK, Financial and com modity exchanges throughout this North Carolina Democrat, will Monday, Labor Day. with the ex ception of the Minneapolis cash grain market. The Minneapolis market will be open from 9 a. m. until noon to help speed movement of grain from elevators. The London Stock Exchange will operate as usual. 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Schwelenbach 10 :C0—Arthur Gaeth 10:15—Harmon Chittison 10:30—Dick Jergen’s Orch. 10:55—News 11:00—Midnight Matinee 11:55—Tomorrow’s News To;tig!:'. 12:00—Sign Off federaTpayroll HIGH IN SOUTHEAST 500.000 Persons Draw $800,000,000 This Year For Work ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 30.—(U.R)— The business that belongs to all the people — government — pro vides work for more than 500,000 persons who will draw $800,000, 000 this year in the southeast. The Sixth Federal Reserve bank’s momhly report issued to day emphasized the importance of this usually overlooked force in the district’s economy. Counties, cities, towns and vil lages employ 47 of each 100 public employes. The others work for state and federal agencies. While the federal payroll is hitting a postwar decline, states and their sub-divisions are expanding job opportunities. From V-J Day to June 30, 1947 the national government lopped 120.000 names -from its payroll in the district, comprised of Ala bama, Florida, Georgia, Louisi ana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Expanded p o p u lations, in creased business activity and con struction were major factors in employment increases by state and local governments. Although school-system workers make up about half of ali state and local government employes, the number of public education workers has increased only 10 per cent since 1941. The number of non school work ers for states, counties and cities has jumped 33 per cent in the past six years. Despite wartime gains, the dis trict states will have fewer public employes per 1,000 population than the national average. GRAINS END MONTH WITH FIRM PRICES Commission House Buying Strengthens Wheat; Corn Advances By WILLIAM FERRIS CHICAGO, Aug. 30 —(TP)—Grains wound up August dealings on the board of trade today in a pat tern whicn nad prevailed through out the month—firm prices with a variety of new highs. Commission house buying strengthened wheat with the poor world food outlook as a stimulus. Corn and oats advanced on more dry weather in the main corn belt and a general belief that no im provement in corn crop prospects can be expected at this Iste date. Best prices were shaved on realizing sales before the close. Wheat ended 1-2-1 3-4 higher, Sep tember $2.55 l-4-$2.55 1-2, corn was 1 3-4-2 3-4 higher, September $2.44 1-2-3-4, and oats were 1-8 3-4 higher, September $1.12-$1.12 1-8. All wheat deliveries reached new seasonal highs, September going to a record of $2.57 for any September contract. This is not the highest price for any wheat delivery, however. The March contract sold at $3.05 early this year and may wheat touched $3.25 in 1917, the all-time record. All oats contracts also made new seasonal peaks. The Septem ber oats delivery sold at $1.12 7-8, wmch is an all-time record ior any oate contract. Corn was not far below its record. September sold at $2.45, only 2 cents under the peak for any corn contract made by the September month last Saturday. During August, while the na tion’s corn crop dried up from lack of moisture and the world food situation grew darker, wheat prices advanced 27 1-8 to 29 7-8 cents from July 31 low. corn ad vanced 35 3-8 to 38 7-8 cents and oats advanced 15 1-2 to 20 5-8 cents. PEDDLER OF POSIES RUNS AFOUL OF COPS IN GEORGIA CAPITAL ATLANTA. Ga.. Aug. 30—(U.R)— Atlanta police, who have in their time investigated all kinds of em bezzlers, have booked a Negro on charges of embezzling over $7,000 worth of hot house flowers. The Negro, listed as Albert Savage, 24, went to work for a wholesale floral company almost a year ago. Officers said he be gan slipping into the hothouse and carting off all manner of plants— from orchids to geraniums. He allegedly peddled them — plus huge quantities of floral rib bon to make them prettier—to re tail florists around the city. MARKETS AT A GLANCE CHICAGO Wheat — firm: New seas onal highs. Corn—firm: poor crop out look. Oats — firm: September at record high. Hogs—Nominally steady. Cattle — Nominally steady War Bride Freed After Fatal Shooting rr- " ' - - II — nr — Ml .——■■ I III I I—..linn MRS. MARGARET IRENE POLAND (left), British war bride, smiles happily at Crestview, Fla., after being informed tnat an Oka loftsa grand jury had declined to indict her for the death of her husband Staff Sgt. Graydon Poland, on July 2i■ , land had claimed she shot Iter husband after e started suit for divorce, sent their baby to his relatives in Kentucky, and threatened her life. W'ith her is Mrs. Mae Boyer (right), a friend with "horn she lives in nearby Fort Walton. Fhoto) STOCK MARKET HITS DOLDRUMS Bonds Were Narrow And Commodities Spotty; Composite Off By VICTOR EUBANK NEW YORK, Aug. 30—UP)—Dol drums was the word for the past week's stock market with dealings the slowest for nearly four years and trends irregularly lower. Bonds were narrow and commod ities spotty. It was the fourth successive week without a single million share day and brokerage houses, depending mainly on stock com missions, continued to operate “in the red’’ as they have been doing for several months. An exceptional flow of pleasing dividends and earnings brought a little response here and there but, on the whole, was ignored by the majority of issues concerned. This, in itself, was a cuationary signal so far as speculative and i invetment contingents were con cerned. there was a certain amount of bidding and short covering based I on the hope for a September rally when soldier bonus spending was expected to provide a prop for business. On the other hand, it was not forgotten that the post Labor Day session last year wit nessed the sharpest market break in 16 years with quoted values dropping about $4,700,000,000. The principal purchasing handi cap in the latest week apparently was growing apprehension over the darkening export situation as the dollar, shortage abroad curtail ed purchases of United States goods. This, together with the liv ing cost spiral at home, accentu ated pessimism regarding the out look for corporate net income. Ac counts were trimmed by those who felt that the rising break even point for most companies would prove notably embarrassing for profits if even a moderate re cession should eventuate. The Associated Press 60 - stock composite was off .6 of a point at 65.2 on the week. The index show ed a net loss of 1.6 points tor the month and was back around the low of last July 1. The week’s ag gregate of 3,059,320 shares com pared with 3,073,065 the week be fore and was a bottom for any five or six-day stretch since No vember, 1943. The August total was 14,153,458 shares against 25, 472,787 for July and was a low for any month since April, 194. LUTHERAN WOMEN HOLD CONVENTION Sessions Will Run Through Tomorrow At Lenoir Rhyne College The 62nd annual convention of the Women's Missionary Society of the United Lutheran Church in North Carolina opened yesterday in Hickory. The convention will run through tomorrow at St. Andrew’s church at Lenoir-Rryne college. Some sessions are scheduled to be held in Hickory municipal auditorium. Highlight of the convention will be the first Congress of the state society, to be held today. The Congress was arranged especially for the hundreds of women who will not be able to attend the regular sessions. The Congress will begin with a celebration of the Holy Communion, with the Rev. P. D. Brown, D. D , as cele brant. The Rev. Voignt R. Cro mer, D. D., newly-inducted presi dent of the United Luthern Synod of North Carolina, will deliver the sermon. Attending from Wilmington are Mrs. R. H. Buchanan, Mrs. W. C. Ramseur and Mrs. K. Y. Hud dle, from St. Matthew’s church; Mrs. W. P. Roudabush from St. Paul’s church. PRISONER SLAPPING RALEIGH, Aug. 30.— (U.R) —A solicitor considered bringing as sault charges today after J. ■ E. Delbridge, superintendent of the Marin county prison camp, ad mitted striking a prisoner and re seigned. A living room of 15 by 20 by eight feet contains about 170 pounds of air. UNLISTED SECURITIES Thehtf“Ued’from’the “National*' Associa Uon °of ^u^ties Dealers lnc- ^dyot£ mate b«nWMld (tadteatedV ‘1“ SgEft or bo “ht “indicated by the "asked”) atthe time of compilation Aug. 28 : Bid Ask Description 4 7-8 5 1-2 Acme Alum A1 ----- M 16 j-2 Acme Alum All Pfd 14 j_4 Alabama Mills, Inc -----— og Alabama Gt South Rail _ 85 ^ M j.2 American Air Filter - American Bakeries Co - 31 12 a_ American Enka ;-°rP -- , 2 9 j_2 Am La France Foa Corp 8 1 2 American Trust Co-660 Am Yarn & Pro Co - 10 1 4 “ Am Yarn & Pro 4% Pfd 90 AHderson Pnchard MCo ^ ^ 5fi ^ Bassett Furniture Indus . 29 1-4 31 1-2 Bausch & Lomb Optical - 17 3-4 19 14 Bird & Son, Inc-“ 1 4 i« Blue Bell, Inc- 13 3-4 14 3-4 B^fdfaioCBoir cTz» » « Butler’s, Inc' *U2PU.. 21 1-4 22 1-2 Carolina Insurance Co — *7 29 Caro Mountain Tel Co - 2 5-8 2 7-8 Carolina Pwr & Lt Co .. 34 3o Carolina Pwr & Lt $5 Pfdll7 1-2 119 Chad Hos Mills Inc - 7 Ji Chad Hos Inc. 4 1-2 Pfd - 37 39 Coble Dairy Prod 5c/„ Pfd 49 1-2 — Colonial Stores, Inc. - 24 1-2 25 Colonial Stores ie/„ Pfd — 49 1-2 51 Dan River Mills -16 16 1-4 Dan River Mills 4 1-2 Pfd 106 107 Dixie Home Stores - 22 1-4 23 Drexel Furniture Co _15 15 1-2 Dwight Manufacturing Co 32 1-2 33 Edison, Thomas A. “B” — 16 3-4 18 1-4 Empire Dist Elec Co-15 16 Erwin Cotton Mills _15 1-2 -18 1-2 Erwin Cot Mills 6% Pfd -110 ——— Foremost Dairies, Inc-14 3-4 la 1-4 Foremost Dairies, Inc. 6c/n Gamble Brothers - 6 1-4 7 3-4 Garfinckel, Julius & Co. 19 20 3-4 Garfinckel, Julius 4 1-2^ 23 25 Garlock Packing Co - 21 1-2 23 1-4 Georgia Harwood -14 1-4 15 1-4 Giddings & Lewis Mach T1 10 1-2 11 1-2 Gleaner Harv Corp- 23 24 1-8 Gordon Foods, Inc - 6 3-4 7 1-2 Great American Indus — 2 3-4 3 1-2 Grinnell Corp -xd 28 14 29 1-2 Hanes P H Knit (Par $5) 19 20 1-2 Houston Oil Field Material 7 8 1-4 International Detrola- 7 7-8 8 1-2 International Textbook Qo 10 1-2 11 1-2 Jefferson Stand Life Ins 26 1-2 27 Kendall Co_—- —-32 1-4 33 1-2 Kingsport Press -10 3-8 11 Life & Casualty Ins Co — 22 1-2 23 1-2 McBee Co - 7 1-4 7 3-4 May-McEwen-Kaiser Co _ 11 1-2 13 Monumental Life Ins Co - 39 41 Moore Handley Hdw- 9 9 1-2 Mooresville Mills _10 10 1-2 Morganton Furniture Co _ 15 1-2 17 National Cont Corp 4 3-4’s 61 62 New Britain Mach Co — 29 31 1-2 North Carolina Rail Co __195 - Northwestern Nat’l Life Insurance o _19 - Occidental Life Ins Co — 5 - Ohio Water Serv Co_ 19 20 1-2 O’Sullivan Rub Co_ 4 4 5-3 O’Sullivan Rub Co $20 Pfd 17 1-2 18 1-2 Peninsular Tel Co _ 44 46 3-4 Peoples Sav Bk & Tr Co 80 - Piedmont & Northern Rail 61 63 Pilot Full Fash Mills_10 1-4 11 Riegel Textile Corp _.xd 33 - Diegel Textile $4 Pfd— 93 96 Robertson H H_ 36 1-2 39 Rose’s 5-10-25c Stores_49 - Rulane Gas Co _ 4 1-4 4 3-4 Rulane Gas Co 5 1-2 Pfd 50 52 SacO'Lowell Shops _ 40 1-2 42 San Carlos Milling _ 8 1-4 9 Scott & Williams_ 23 1-2 24 1-2 Seaboard Finance _18 3-8 19 1-8 Seaboard Fin Pfd W W __ 38 - Security Life & &Tr Co __ 63 - Security National Bk_28 - Solar Aircraft Pfd _14 15 3-4 Sonoco Products Co_30 - South Webbing Mills _ 9 10 Standard Forgings _ 9 7-8 10 1-2 Standard Stoker _ 20 1-2 22 1-2 South Fire Ins Co_30 1-2 - Stonecutter Mills _ 7 1-2 8 Stromberg Carlson 4c/n _ 40 42 1-4 Talon, Inc -41 43 1-4 Textiles, Inc____ _ 15 16 Textiles 4c/n Pfd_24 1-2 - Thiokol Corp _ 1 3-4 2 1-8 Tidewtaer Pwr Co _ 2 3-8 9 Towmotor Corp_16 1-4 17 3-4 Twin-Coach $1.50 Pfd_ 25 3-4 27 3-4 United Transit _ 5 5 1-2 Victor Products Corp_10 1-4 11 Virginia Electric & &Pwr 16 16 1-2 Wachovia Bk & Tr Co __ 61 63 Warner & Swasey Co __ 9 1-2 10 1-2 West Point Manufacturing 30 1-4 31 Wilmington Sav & Tr Co 49 - Wheat Advances To $2.57; Corn, Oats Are Strong CHICAGO, Aug. 30—(TP)—Wheat advanced to new seasonal highs on the Borrd of Trade today, the September contract reaching $2.57, but best prices were reduced to ward the close. Corn and oats were strong. Wheat closed %-1% higher Sep tember $2.55%-%, corn was 1% 2% higher, September $2.44%-%, and oats were %-% higher, Sep tember $1.12-1.12%. Open High Low Close Wheat— Sep 2.55 2.57 2.54% 2.55% Dec 2.55 2.56% 2.54% 2.55% May 2.51 2.52% 2.50 2.51% Jly 2.24% 2.26% 2.24% 2.25% Corn— Sep 22.42 2.45 - 2.42 2.44% Dec 2.25% 2.27% 2.25 22.27% May 2.21 2.22* 2.21 2.22 Jly 2.13% 2.15 2.13% 2.15 Oats— Sep 1.12 1.12% 1.11% 1.12% Dec 1.10 1.10% 1.09% 1.10% May 1.02% 1.02% 1.02 1.02% Jly 95% 94% 93% 94% Soybeans— Nov 2.81 2.81 2.80 2.80 Lard— Sep 17 57 17.90 17.57 17.77 Oct 18.10 18.1’. 18.05 18.05 Nov 18.05 18.40 18.05 18.25 Dec 20.60 20.85 20.60 20.75 Jan 21.05 21.05 20.95 20.95 Mar 21.20 21.50 21.20 21.25 CASH GRAIN CHICAGO, Aug. 30 —(TP)—Wheat no. 2 red 2.6l 1-2; . Corn no. 2 yellow 2.47 1-2-2.48; no. 5, 2.36 1-2; no. 2 2.88. Oats No. 1 heavy whn. . ,i7 1-2; No. 1 white 1.15; No. 3 1.11 -2; Soybeans no. 2 yellow assorted 2.87-2.90 nominal; Field seed per hundredweight nominal; • Timothy 4.00-4.25; red top 2.50 13.00;9 Barley malting 1.90-2.48 nomi nal; feed 1.65-1.80 nominal. Dial 2-3311 For Newspaper Service IT’S USEFUL! ALARM CLOCK A sure “wak er-upper” for fall and Win ier mornings to come. Gets the children up “in time’* for school. $3-59 f You'll Find It Here! 1 ANCHOR HARDWARE COMPANY Corner Front nnd Dock Dial 0043 CHICAGO COMPANY SELS BIG ISSUE Disposes Of Entire $105, 000,000 Bonds In Week end Finish NEW YORK, Aug. 30 -UHL-The City of Chicago Transit Authority sold out its entire $105,000,000 bond issue in a whirlwind finish this _ week. Facing a Sept. 12 deadline, the syndicate selling the issue an nounced on Aug. 26 that $63,000, 000 of bonds had been sold pub licly. Buying orders apparently piled up overnight and the follow ing day the syndicate disclosed the issue had been completely placed. The transit authority had sold the bonds to the syndicate, head ed by Harris, Hall and company, the first Boston corporation, and Blyth and company, on the condi tion that the syndicate would take all bonds if it had secure*} orde for 80 per cent of the total 1 f Sept. 12. Proceeds will be used for pur chase and unification of Chicago’s surface and rapid transit lines. New financing activity other wise was on the slow side, with the largest issue $io,uuu,uuu 01 w year 2 7-8 per cent debentures of Libby, McNeill & Libby, food packing concern. The issue was marketed publicly at 100 1-2 by a group headed by Glore Forgan and company and books were closed early the day of offering. The future, however, promised to keep underwriters on their toes as business was expected to step into the new money market at a fast rate. August financing, incidentally, was the slowest for any month of the year. New bond sales were the smallest since last September and stock offerings at a low since June 1945. Underwriters, their inventories of new corporate securities at the lowest level in years (although some large supplies of local gov ernment obligations are still lying around), sharpened their pencils for such issues as: $40,000,000 of 35-year debentures of New England Telephone and Telegraph company, bids to be opened Sept. 30. $100,000,000 of Pacific Telephone and telegraph company 40-year debentures, bids expected around Oct. 20. $28,500,000 of Appalachian Elec tric Power company bonds which the company expects to market possibly in late October. The same company plans to sell 75,000 shares of new preferred stock. $75,000,000 of Duquesne Light company 30-year bonds, possibly ready for sale in mid-September. Baltimore Tobacco Sales Heavy; Prices Show Strong Decline BALTIMORE, Aug. 30 — (TP)— Sales were heavy but prices for most grades again showed de clines from the previous week during the last week of the South ern Maryland Tobacco auction season which officially closed yesterday, the U. S. Department of Agriculture reported. The net volume of sales amount ed to 3,295,372 pounds at an aver age of $34.05 per hundred. The average was only eight cents lower than that of the previous week. Net auction sales for the season amounted to 40.418,705 pounds at an average of $44.71 per hundred. Sales including receipts on the Baltimore hogshead market total led around 44,257,000 pounds. TOBACCO HOLIDAY RALEIGH, Aug. 30.—(TP)—The flue-cured tobacco markets of the Easteri North Carolina belt and South Carolina and North Carolina Border belt closed today until Tuesday for the Labor Day holi day__ CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO Aug. 30—W (USDA) —Salable hogs 300, total 2,300 fes timated); compared week ago butchers 50-1.00 lower, most de cline on weights above 300 lbs; sows 1.00-1.50 lower. Salable cattle 500 (estimated); total not given; compared week ago; turn about face in market on all cattle classes compared week earlier; strictly choice weighty steers went to 34.50 or 25 higher than last week, new high on crop; all other grades 1.00-2.00 higher, active in regaining last week’s heat-wave decline; heifers 1.00-1.50 higher, instances more; cows fiat dollar up; bulls 1.50-2.00 higher; vealers strong(to 50 higher; light stock cattle closed fully 50 up. with supply small; next highest price on choice steers after 34.50, paid for six loads, was 34.25; 1070 lb. yearlings reached 34.00, also short load 957 lb offerings at 34.00; short load heifers 32.50; light heifer in load lots to 30.75, with mixed offerings, however, to 32.25; good and choice weighty steers closed at 29.00 34.00; comparable yearlings at 27.50-32.50; similar grade heifers 26.00- 30.50; most medium steers 20.00- 24.00; common kinds 16.00 19.00; medium to strictly good light stockers 18.00-21.50; com mon kinds 14.00-17.00; scattered supply good to choice heavy feed ers 22.00-25.50; cutter cows closed at 14.00 down; strictly good beef cows reached 21.00; most beef cows 1500-18.50 during week and most sausage bulls late in week 17.50 19.25, with outside at 19.50 highest since last October; beef bulls 20.00 23.00. Butcher kinds 24.00-25.00 vealers 24.50, mostly 24.00 down, most slaughter calves 18.00 down, | reaching 19.00 and better at close. authorizes 5! NeWBG«,IuS|eFJ'Ci^T' 12Montls washingtonTTuT 3n The Federal Power authorized construction of2? 190,302 of new natural hne facilities in the y?"l * through June, it ,, , rr'!-'i, today. as a!»ou5c(j Virtually all the ne,„,v ized facilities will Co«-' of $700,000. They will ‘leXt*9 large cities and numerous ones, all of which are ™ * 20 states. i0cated t. Most of the new ftcih be installed in the Ad and midwestern area-- n-,°„aM:i: shortages have been prevail5,1 a resuit, nearly 2,000.000.0#'* ditional cubic feet of - ' supplied daily. ° "-it Certificates approved in ^ . year call for construction 5VS miles of new pipe iines stallation of 285,074 nes c-b sor horsepower. 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