Page 2 February 16, 1960 13-INCH TIRES for the new American com pact cars and for foreign cars were among the new or improved products introduced last year. THOUSANDS of inde pendent dealers have built permanent and suc cessful businesses with the Firestone Franchise. Typical is Earl C. Jost (seated), Akron dealer since 1928 and former employee, who was honored for 50 years of service with the company and congratulated by Lee R. Jackson (center), vice chairman, and Raymond C. Firestone, president. DISTRIBUTION OF FIRESTONE’S 1959 INCOME d' wt a' 'aa 0 0 n n n 0 0 DEPRECIATION ON BUILDINGS AND EQUIPMENT .3% INTEREST ON BORROWED MONEY TAXES WAGES, SALARIES, EMPLOYEE BENEFITS 4.4% PAID TO STOCKHOLDERS MATERIALS, FUEL, TRANSPORTATION BALANCE RETAINED IN BUSINESS- AVAILABLE FOR INVESTMENT IN ADDITIONS, IMPROVEMENTS, ETC. AMONG THE WORLD-WIDE operations of the company is the plant in Singapore which celebrated its 40th anniversary last year. Above, an Asian stencil girl at the Singapore plant shows her handiwork which identifies the contract number and the destination for a bale of natural rubber. INCOME From Customers for Goods Sold $ 1,187,784,024 From Customers for Excise Taxes 68,516,728 From Other Sources 6,169,404 $ 1,262,470,156 DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME Materials, Fuel, Transportation and Other Expenses $ 686,293,587 Wages, Salaries and Employee Benefits 314,407,636 Taxes 152,486,795 Depreciation on Buildings and Equipment 40,661,088 Interest on Borrowed Money 4,024,202 Cash Dividends *22,456,162 Invested in the Business 42,140,686 $ 1,262,470,156

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