The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 2, 1951 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 2, 1951
Page 9
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PAGE FOURTEEN (ARK.) COTTRIER NEWS Cotton Is Key Fabric In New Rug Designs TTw steong trend toward a die- tinctfvely American, casual style of modem design hia found its key fabric, that key Is cotton. In cotton rugs especially, manufacturers have developed the casual textural effects so Important In the trend toward Informal Jiving. No other yarn seems to have been so wel] able to produce the subtle textures colors and designs needed for this "Informal modern" decor. Cotton rugs are new and exciting. Wide varieties of patterns are shown in cotton oroadloom rugs woven on real carpet looms. A new "high-lo'.v" pile effect produced by weartng has added depth nad beauty to these patterns. StripEngs, IJne Designs Thore are muted Etrlpings and line designs and sharply defined diamond and block designs that fit in with modern interiors; there are boldly colored patterns that suit ranch-type homes; and there are simple colonial designs with n hand- crafted look that set the decor for early 'American types. In addition, new qualities of Build- colored cotton rugs have been developed. One manufacturer makes a fluffy, deep-pile rue In a tightly woven, rich-textured quality that Is at home fn all versions of modern decor. New loop pile cotton shag rugs are adaptable to any roam where simplicity Is the keynote. Exquisite Colors Both styles are available in wide ranges of exotic decorator colors such as sunshine gold, peach bloom and cinnamon. Best of all, many types of cotton rugs are nou- avail- abel In wall-to-wall carpeting and in room sizes as well as in scatter rugs and smaller sizes, the National Cotton Council points out. In addition, most of the new cotton rug; are easily washable, colorfast and pre-shrunk. Many feature latex backings which prevent the rugs from skidding and slipping. New Fashions from Cotton Bags Styled For Shows and Dramatize Their Story The new annual cotton bag /ash' ion show is on the road again. Twenty - four up - to - the - minute fashion wardrobes illustrating 1953 spring and summer stylos from cotton feed and flour sacks are now 1 being presented by women's clubs, Cotton Earns Top Money More Cash Is Put In Farmer's Pocket Than by Other Craps Cotton puts more money Into the American farmer's pocket than any other crop. In the latest report of U.S. crop income, the Southern Regional Re- eearch Laboratory revealed that annual income from cotton amounted to $2^80.000.000 with an additional 1257.000.000 obtained from the sale of cottonseed. Crope following cotton In amount o< cash income are wheat, corn, and tobacco. In addition to holding th« title at leading crop money maker, cotton frequently IE called the nation's gieatest agricultural Industry. An estimated 12 million people in the United States depend on cotton for a livelihood. Ten million people live on cotton farms, comprising about one-third of tha total US. farm population. Two million others are engaged in the processing, manufacture, and sale of cotton products. The cotton-producing region encompasses 18 states, covering one- fourth erf the nation's total land area. The Cotton Belt stretches from Virginia to California. The world acclaims cotton as the most versatile fiber in existence. From tha cotton plant alone come fabrio, food, and feed. New Type of Sheet Designed for Davenport A new type of sheet has been designed for davenport beds. The sheets have built-in corner pockets which make them fit snugly on davenports without tucking in. The new design makes davenport oedmaking easier because sheets can Be ieft on the mattress and folded Into the bed, thus eliminating completely making tip the bed each time It is used. the National Cotton Council reports. The wardrobes dramatize the story of the ambitious cotton bag that started out as a kitchen towel and ended up in milady's wardrobe of Sunday bests, CJothes for every occasion from swimming to dancing are Included. There are fashions styled (or the entire family from youngsters to grown-ups in the novel collection. Two-piece dresses .afternoon frocks, sun dress and bolero ensembles, dusters, children's sunsults, skirUs and blouses, an deven square dance outfits arc among the many types of wearing apparel styled by McCall and Simplicity for the bag shows. Many striking new feed and flour bag fabric designs will make their fashion debut In the wardrobes. Bold floral with dark backgrounds, polka dot*, stripes, and special prints for children's clothes are in the spotlight. The cotton bag fashion show Is oliered to women's clubs as a complete package, with commentary, news releases, and fashion show helps provided lor the groups who present the styles at shows or exhibits. Free sack sewing booklets are supplied with the -fashion show kits. Clubs may make reservations for a new cotton bag wardrobe by writing the National Cotton Council. P.O. Box IB, Memphis 1, Tenn. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1951- Foods I Liked Best UPsef Me Most! But NOM I Eat What I LieJhankstoTwM ' Paji u fftrorite foods, <ve u (hough youknow acid indigestion, g«andheart- bmn may result. Bui you can dp at millions do. They just carry a roll of Turns in pocket or pur je. Eat 1 or 2 like candr, *nd presto, there j quick, loothing relief. Tumi are different. Coniam_DD soda to cause acid rebound. INo mixiriK, no scirring —no waiting. Take anywhere. 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