QUARTER, 36-WEEK VOLUME CLIMBS FOR JITNEY-JUNGLE

JACKSON, Miss. -- Jitney-Jungle Stores of America here said same-store sales fell while last year's acquisition of Mobile, Ala.-based Delchamps helped boost sales for the third quarter and 36 weeks ended Sept. 12. quarter rose to $667,000, compared with a loss a year ago; for the 36-week period the company said it had a loss of $7.9 million.The company said earnings before interest, income taxes,

JACKSON, Miss. -- Jitney-Jungle Stores of America here said same-store sales fell while last year's acquisition of Mobile, Ala.-based Delchamps helped boost sales for the third quarter and 36 weeks ended Sept. 12.

quarter rose to $667,000, compared with a loss a year ago; for the 36-week period the company said it had a loss of $7.9 million.

The company said earnings before interest, income taxes, LIFO provision, depreciation and amortization jumped 80.3% to $31 million, or 6.

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