The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 2, 1951 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 2, 1951
Page 10
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PACK SIXTEEN Modern Barter System Finds Bags Valuable XT mafiaziiM »nd newspaper sw eofcunm »r« any Indication, own! • mpty cotton f««d bags le just li having money in the bank. Soi bookmakers may have antique va* and fien crj'atal-footed cake stsn to barter but nobody can strike • better bargain than the trad with extra feed sacks. Making • check on thousands Shirts Are Ralec As Number One Users of Cotton 1950 Consumption Showt Rugs Gain Most at 'Customer' The ten leading users of colfo consumed 12.7 per cent more cotto in 1B50 than in !94D. the Nationa Cotton Council reveals in a prelim Inary estimate. The len top cotto consumers used 3,870.830 boles I: 1950 as compared with 344.103 bales in 1949, an increase of m 8» bales. Shirts were the single Horn usin the most cotton, accounting to 537,650 bales. Sheets, tires, draper and upholstery fabrics, men's trous ers. cotton bags, towels, rugs, men' underwear, and rtrews followed In that order. RDJH Jump MM| The most marked increase In cot ton us* was registered in rugs. Rug used 39.4 per cent more cotton In 19SO than in 1948. In 1B50 « total o ISJ.320 bales was consumed, whlti the preceding year 181,650 bnle. *ere used In rug manufacture. Rug Jumped from eleventh place to sev enth in the list of top consumers The Cotton Council attributes the tremendous gain In the rug: marke to the fact that colorful cotton rug •re becoming more and more favor ed for modern homes, and they are being widely used in room and wall to-wall sizes. Auto Indiulrj Topn The automobile industry, which KM* cotton tn the manufacture of Urea, upholstery, seat covers, and torn, for the seventh consecutive year ranked as cotton's biggest customer. A total of 749,000 bales was used, by the automotive industry Consumption of cotton in automobiles showed » gain of 20 per cent In 1850 over 1949. Percentage* of Increase tn 1950 • nd consumption figures lor th leading fire cotton consumers Include: shirts, 1 per cent and 537,650 bales; sheets. 17 per cent and 525,030 balee; tires, 36.« per cent and 524,590 bal«; drapery and upholstery, 15 per cent «nd 435,490 bales. Sheets Lost Longer // Supply It Adequate An adequate mply of sheet* hi the linen closet means longer wear for every sheet. Six sheets should b« allowed for each bed in the house. This number provides for two In use, two In the laundry, and two In the linen closet for reserve. It It Important not to u»e the •ame sheets week after week. Allow them to rest a lew davs on Jenen closet shelves before placing them on beds. This gives the cotton fibers * chance to dry out thoroughly and greatly prolongs the sheet's wear the National Cotton Council points' out. The supply may be varied by using pastel colored sheet*. Temperatia-et at Madrid. S ar vary 50 degrees In a any. Hems women have offered lo for salvaged cotton sucks to bt use<] In home sewing, the National Cot ton Council report* that house\vlvp holding the bag in these spirit*., trades possess a magical medium The feed sacks apparently will bring Ihem anything from rhlncalonc necklaces lo radios. Garden Flowers For example, a flcwcr withiislas could practically cover all her gardening areas with rare planU and beautiful bulbs offered In exchange for print sacks, Purple African violets, purpln gloxinia rooird leaves red gloxinia leaves, tail red canna roots, gladiola, iris, and dahlia bulbs are among the many (lowers offered In the baby department, pink carriage rohcs, a child's folding car seal, and baby buggy have even put up /or colton bags, A housewife from the mid-west wanted to trade a car heater for while feed sucks, plus six small and three miniature flower pots a* a swap for two matching print bags. Freerer», Pets Offered Another lady with a keen sense of Ihe value of the feed bag offered a trade a two-quart hand-operated ce cream freezer for six lOO-lb. colon bags, plain white or striped. 'One cnctus lump, one Iron base .wo-socket lamp, and one wooden iase floor lamp" u-ere listed in a recent column in exchaneg for feed bags. The pet department comes forth with some of the most interesting offers of all. One womnn who had ome five-weck-old puppies floured each puppy wns irorth ten iM)-lb. hile feed sacks, seven 100-lb. print lacks, or fourteen, 50-lb. flour sacks Cotton bags would also bring "two lealthy female canrvries," one from Oluck roller slock" and the other >f "Hartz Mountain breed." Cinderella Sack s Sewing Magic : or Farm Wife Cotton fe«d and flour bags have eased to lead the prosaic existence f the barn and kitchen. Wllh a earnstress 1 neeriJc aj the magic •and. once lowly feed nnrl Hour containers have been transformed nlo writable "Cinderella sacks." lOMomlng as smart fashions and (tractive furnishings. Last year 150 million feed and our bags made of cotton dress rlnt fabric were put to use hy conomy - minded, style - conscious omen who sew, the National Colon Council reveals. j The farm homemaker was the' rst to see the potential value of. otlon bags. She quickly learned to se the cotton cloth found In feed \ figs to make pretty dresses for erself, sturdy clothing lor her hlldren, and fresh accessories for er house. The city homemaker soon found lat she, too, had economical colon fabric available. Many city akcrles launder and jell the huge 00-)b. bags In which their flour Is silvered. Colorful cotton print fabrics are ed for feed and Hour packaging day. There are stripes and checks ipular pastels nn d calico prints BLYTHEVILIE (ARK.) 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