SC 13G/A, 1998-02-13
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                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                  SCHEDULE 13G
                   Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
                                 Amendment # 6

                         A. P. Green Industries, Inc.
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                                (Name of Issuer)

                        Common Stock, $1.00 Par Value
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                        (Title of Class of Securities)

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                                 CUSIP Number

      Check the following box if a fee is
      being paid with this statement.                           / /


CUSIP NO.   393059100

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1)  Names of Reporting Persons               A.P. Green Industries, Inc. 401(k)
    S.S. or I.R.S. Identifica-                    Plan - Stock Fund Trust
    tion Nos. of above Persons                          43-0899374
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2)  Check the appropriate Box if a member of a group
                                                            (b)   X
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3)  SEC Use Only

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4)  Citizenship or Place of Organization                            Missouri

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                  (5) Sole Voting Power                                    0

 Number Of        -------------------------------------------------------------
Beneficially      (6) Shared Voting Power                            719,442
 Owned by
   Each           -------------------------------------------------------------
  Person          (7) Sole Dispositive Power                         719,442
   Each           -------------------------------------------------------------

                  (8) Shared Dispositive Power                             0

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9)  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person     719,442<F*>

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10) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes
    Certain Shares

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11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9                      8.9%

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12) Type of Reporting Person                                           E. P.

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<F*>  The filing of this Statement on Schedule 13G by A. P. Green
Industries, Inc. 401(k) Plan - Stock Fund Trust (the "Trust") does not
constitute, and should not be construed as, an admission that either
the Trust or Mercantile Bank National Association ("MBNA"), trustee of the
Trust ( the "Trustee"), beneficially owns any securities covered by this
statement or is required to file this Statement.  In this connection, the
Trust and the Trustee disclaim beneficial ownership of the securities
covered by this Statement.

Item 1(a)   Name of Issuer:

                  A. P. Green Industries, Inc.

Item 1(b)   Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

                  Green Boulevard
                  Mexico, Mo 65265

Item 2(a)   Name of Person Filing:

                  This filing is made by MBNA, Trustee, on behalf of the
                  A. P. Green Industries, Inc. 401(k) Plan - Stock Fund

Item 2(b)   Address of Principal Business Offices or, if none, Residence:

                  #1 Mercantile Center
                  St. Louis, Missouri 63101

Item 2(c)   Citizenship

                  The Trustee, MBNA, is a national bank, organized under
                  the laws of the United States, with its principal office
                  located in the State of Missouri.  The A. P. Green
                  Industries, Inc. 401(k) Plan - Stock Fund Trust is a trust
                  organized under the laws of the State of Missouri.

Item 2(d)   Title of Class of Securities:

                  A. P. Green Industries, Inc., Common Stock, $1.00 Par Value
                  Per Share

Item 2(e)   CUSIP Number:


Item 3.     If this Statement is filed pursuant to Rules 13d-1(b) or
             13d-2(b), check whether the person filing is a:

            (a) { }  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
            (b) { }  Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act
            (c) { }  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19)
                       of the Act
            (d) { }  Investment Company registered under section 8 of
                       the Investment Company Act
            (e) { }  Investment Adviser registered under section 203 of
                       the Investment Advisers Act of 1940
            (f) {x}  Employee Benefit Plan, Pension Fund which is
                       subject to the provisions of the Employee
                       Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 or
                       Endowment Fund; see Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F)
            (g) { }  Parent Holding Company, in accordance with
                       Section 240.13d-1(b)(ii)(G)
            (h) { }  Group, in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(H)

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Item 4.     Ownership.

       (a) Amount Beneficially Owned:


       (b) Percent of Class:


       (c) Number of shares as to which such person has:

          (i)  sole power to vote or to direct the vote                       0
         (ii)  shared power to vote or to direct the vote               719,442<F1>
        (iii)  sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of    719,442
         (iv)  shared power to dispose or to direct the
               disposition of                                                 0<F1>

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     <F1> Participants in the A. P. Green Industries, Inc. 401(k) Plan -
Stock Fund Trust have the right to direct the Trustee in the voting of Common
Stock allocated to their accounts in the said Trust on all matters required
to be submitted to a vote of shareholders.  If no directions are received as
to voting of allocated shares, the Trustee votes such shares in the same
proportion as the allocated shares for which the Trustee receives directions.
The unallocated shares of Common Stock also are voted by the Trustee in the
same proportion as the allocated shares for which the Trustee receives
directions from participants.  786,247  shares of Common Stock are held by
MBNA in its capacity as Trustee of A. P. Green Industries, Inc. 401(k) Plan -
Stock Fund Trust.  A separate filing is being made by MBNA's parent,
Mercantile Bancorporation Inc., in which it discloses the shares held by MBNA
as Trustee as reported herein, along with its holdings of additional shares
of the Issuer's common stock as trustee of various other trusts.

Item 5.     Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

         Not Applicable

Item 6.     Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another

         Subject to the terms of the Trust and the related plan, participants
are entitled to receive certain distributions of assets held by the Trust.
Such distributions may include dividends in or proceeds from the sale of the
shares of Common Stock reflected in this Schedule 13G.

Item 7.     Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which
            Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding

         Not Applicable

Item 8.     Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

         Not Applicable

Item 9.     Notice of Dissolution of Group.

         Not Applicable

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Item 10.    Certification.

         By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge
and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the ordinary
course of business and were not acquired for the purpose of and do not
have the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of
such securities and were not acquired in connection with or as a
participant in any transaction having such purposes or effect.

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief,
I certify that the information set forth on this statement is true,
complete and correct.

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Mercantile Bank N.A. as trustee for the
A. P. Green Industries Inc. 401(k) Plan -
Stock Fund Trust

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Janie Greenwood Harris, Senior Attorney

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