BIX BL.tTHEvn.LB! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ' ''TUESDAY,'MAY 2,1950 American Farm 1 Bureau Head Is No 'Armchair Agriculturist' Allan B. Kline, American Farm Bureau Federation president who will speak in Osccola tonight, is no typewriter agriculture expert. The knowledge Mr. Kline brings* to' his post as leader ol over 1,000,000 American families was gleaned from actual operation ot an Iowa farm. In 1920, he began farming some land located near VInton. la., aJid owned by his father-in-law. Faced with (he task of squeezing a living from poor land, he turned to hog raising and scraped up enough money to install running water and a central heating plant in his small farm home. He soon gained local repute for his knowledge of hogs. Today he markets around 1.000 hogs every year. Tenacity has marked his career ... he entered Morningslde College In 1909 but, due to financial ex- JBlncies oj the period and World War I Army service, did not finish until six years later. Although he calls himself a liberal Republican, he voted for Al Smith, In what could be termed a gesture of protest, whon Herbert Hoover was noncommilal on a farm program. He also supported the New Deal's farm program. But today he's no capltol errand boy. On the contrary, nc has been one of the most outspoken critics of Truman proposals . . "nan Plan. In the Brannan plan, and other proposals calling for more extensive and stringent government controls over agriculture, he sees a socialistic wedge capable of controlling Work of Research Scientists Helps Broaden Cotton's Scope administration farm namely, the Bran- Althoush nature herself has pro- p^^n^Si^^U vlded a nearly perfect fibre in cot- ion, King cotton has enlisted the aid of a corps of modern scientists to make his fiber even more useful and valuable to man. ' The laboratories 'of textile, experts, chemists, and other scientists are busy making cotton a- dapttlnble to almost every conceivable use in every imaginable form. Some of their developments are amazing. Rescarche scientists only recently have developed fabrics that are wrinkle-proof. Now many cotton fabrics can be treated with a synthetic resin finish which chases wrinkles from the cloth. In addition to giving a wrinkle-resistant finish, the treatment also adds a irctty worsted effect to some of he cotton fabrics. Special Finishes The laboratories nave found means of flame-proofing, waterproofing, and mildew-proofing cottons. They have discovered mc- hods to give cotton fabrics special :inlshes lor particular uses. Among :hcse fabrics are "coated" cottons hat have been developed for practical use by the textile Industry. A coated cotton material has been American economy. Speaking before the National Cotton Council in Memphis last winter.' Mr. Kline said: "The world Is full of delusions today and (the Brannan Plan) is the prime order of delusion . . If you want to buy things cheaply, don't send your money to Washington and expect to get It back. "If we extend controls down the road in our economy, you don't have to guess about what is going to happen—you can see It already." Designers Soy The Twenties Look To Be Revived ../ ' / The latest revival in the fashion .world Is the twenties look, or a hint .of it. Designers have selected the best of that period, and adapted the ldea« to today's needs and stand- .»rds ot beauty. Hind In hand with the "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" revival comes the chemise or tnnfc- neckline^a deep U, front and back, balanced by straps In varying " degrees of thinness. It's the neckline .of the season, appearing in blouses,:dresses, swim suits and evening 1 .dresses. Other ;manlfestions of the' Flam- Ing Youth era are the straight and narrow skirt vying with the accordion pleated skirt; and the long torso line, now happily modified so that the normal waistline Is defined, too. And once again, all that glitters Is up to the minute, fashion- wise, with sparkling rhinestones'and sequins adding to the overall picture of luxury prevalent In 1950 cottons. Chee Armstrong, whose designs are favorites of young fashionables, has created a group of chemise blouses with lr.:ed shoulders to pair with , matching skirts. One, of creamy beige corduroy, is worn with a skirt whose pocket flaps arc aglit- .ter with multi-colored nallhcads and sequins. The long torso Is fetchingly portrayed by Prances Sidcr In her wide selection of tube shirts which take to the strecn when worn with pleated skirts—or are merrily off to the beach to serve as bathing suit cover-ups. NOTICK OF FILING OF APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR TER.MIT Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the SUite of Arkansas for permit (o sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail or. the premises described as 101 E. Mali St., BItheville, Ark. Application Is for a permit (o be issued for operation beginning on the 1st day ol July 1953, ami to expire on the 30 day of June, 1951. Robert I. Thompson D'250 constructed which possesses many Modern research is tiding King Cotton in developing new uses for colton And cottonseed. Today scientists are uncovering market! ' for cotton tliat were, little dreamed of several yean ago. Here, « research specialist chectfi cotton fiber on a balance scale. The fib. er will be subjected to •> breaking; lest to determine its strength and Competition Set for Cotton 3ag Dresses Dresses made from cotton bag loin will be worth $1390 to em- iloyecs of the Bcmls Bro. Bag Com- jany May 20. On that day Bcmis, Tenn., a town owned by the bag manufacturing ompany. will celebrate Its fiftieth 'car. As a feature of the golden anniversary celebration, the company will conduct a dressmaking contest or employees of Its plants In 24 ilties throughout the country. Drcsse-s entered In the coinpell- ion must be made from cotton bag abric manufactured by the com- lany. Ten new patterns In a variety f colors and designs have been sc- cctcd especially for the contest Nationally known fashion experts -ill .serve as Judges. Winners of the contest in each if .be company's plants will be cn- ercd In the nationwide finals >rlzes v/ill be: first. $100 U.S. Sav- ngs Dond; second, a $50 bond; and hird, a $25 bond. There will be four :ash awards of $10 each and three oi $5 each. Local contest winners fill receive a $25 bond, with second and third prize awards of $10 and $5 The bag dressmaking contest, calls attention to the fact that womeii n every section of the country now arc sewing with printed cotton bag 'abric after feed and flour are emp- ied from the sacks, the National Cotton Council said. and fabric fo advantages leather docs not havs tho i ype of yam and in many Instances will out-per- which it ii suited. form leather. Coated cotton fabrics ,,,.,, are used chiefly for ' upholstery. J )inctl with cotton for some striking luggage, and shoes. Most of these materials are stainproof. dustproof, and waterproof. Combined With Glass Cotton has been combined with variety ol other materials to make numerous new products. Glass and cotton were teamed by textile experts to make a "safety first" clothing to protect children from night traffic accidents. Cotton material is bonded with a reflective sheeting of glass spheres. When au- tombile lights strike the fabric, motorists can see the wearer clearly at a distance as great as a hall- mile. This protective cloth is used trim on children's jackets and other apparel. Aluminum yarns have been corn- effects in high-fashion fabrics. Asbestos and cotton have ben united in such products as. a super-absorbent dishtovrci and a flame proof ironing board cover. Surgical Gauze One laboratory experiment resulted in a cotton gauze that is a tremendous help to surgeons. Tills chemically treated gauze can be absorbed by the human borty within a few days to a few weeks after it Is sewed into wounds. The gauze is useful to siirgcons In .stopping the blood How. Cotton has long been known ns the most versatile fiber. Now modern science and King Cotton have Joined forces to make an unbeatable combination. Beauty From Cotton Region Chosen As Emissary For Goodwill, Fashion Cottonland. U.S.A.. has Its own official ambassador at large—a fem-' inlne diplomat who is a real glamor girl. Her title if Maid of Cotton. Her job Is to carry the cotton industry's goodwill. and fashion message throughout the United States and abroad. Her portfolio consists of a wardrobe filled with dozens of stunning cotton fashions. Eeach year one of the most charm- ng Cotton Belt belles Is selected to deliver the cotton industry's greet- ngs on a 40,000 mile International lour. To date, twelve beautiful girls have served as cotton ambassadors. The 1950 Maid of Cotton is hazel- eyed Elizabeth McGee, a 10-year- old brunette beauty from Spartanburg, S.-C. Visits City Leaders On her fabulous journey In behalf of the thirteen million members of the cotton Industry, the Maid visits more than 40 major cities in the United States, France and England. Her duties are twofold. As the cotton industry's goodwill emissary, she calls on mayors, city and civic officials, government and industry leaders wherever she goes at home and abroad, to deliver King Cotton's goodwill greetings. In her role as cotton's fashion herald, the Maid wears a glamorous collection of the season's smartest cottons to show cotton as i high-fashion fabric. Tills strikhi_ wardrobe of cottons is created by the foremost designers of the nation. When she Journeys overseas each year, the Maid acquires additions to her cotton collection from internationally-famous French and British couturiers. Models Collons Wherever she goes, also, the Maid oi Cotton appears as featured model in all-cotton fashion shows at leading department stores or on civic programs. The Maid of Cotton is King Cotton's greatest salesman. She is a valk!ng advertisement for cotton iroducts, for .everything she wears comes from cotton. Her hats/gloves jursp-s, lingerie, coats, suits, dresses and shoes are made of cotton.fab- rics. Even the luggage that came her famous cotton'wardrobe Is made of a cotton plastic material. / Sponsors The Maid of Cotton tour Is sponsored by the National Cotton Coun ell, the Memphis Cotton Carnival and the Cotton Exchanges of Mem ;>hls, New York, and New Orleans T\YQ New Fabrics McicJe from Cotton Development of two new type of cotton fabrics has been an nounced by the Southern Agricultural Research Laboratory at Ne 1 Orleans. One of the fabrics Is common osnaburj made from short-stapl cotton and treated to give it * linen-like finish. Laboratory offl cials say that tills fabric will be an excellent material for children' play suits, beach wear, dresses and hot weather garments. The other new fabric is a water resistant cotton material defelope by the close weaving of cotton fibers into a cloth that can be used in rainwear garments. Hobbyists Point With Cotton Fibers One of the most unusual hob- )ies on record is that of Mrs Marguerite Sease of Greenville, S ". She paints with cotton. From the fluffy fibers of raw cotton Mrs. Sease fashions amai:-' ngly realistic paintings, f\>r her artist's tools, she uses all sorts ot unusual aids—mercuroehrome, I o- dlne, ink. shoe polish, and even dust from the window sill. For backgroiindi Mrs. Sease uses sncch fabrics as corduroy, burlap, or velvet, depending on the scene she is picturing. To make the cotton figures, she skillfully presses dabs of cotton on the background. The cotton paintings are fashioned In sizes from one Inch tall to six feet square. Subjects, range from southern plantation scenes to portraits. Mrs. Scase traces her fascinating hobby back to a day when she absent-mindedly shaped her initials in cotton bn the sleeve, of her coat. Her design gave he. the Idea of painting a picture with cotton. Mrs. Sease will not sell hei paintings, but she does, give awa; many of the pictures to her friends Crime In the U. S. In 1949 was 4.5 per cent above 1948. Guaranteed Fishirtg Worm Getter Pour a little KAKI.Y BIRD where worms arc—on rich, damp soil, under large rocks, boards, etc. Worms crawl In surface in a few minutes. Doesn't hurt worms. Saves money, lime, wnrk, also from tunning out of worms on trips, run fn use. Guaranteed results or money hack. LOUR last- ins bottle KARI.V nil!!) onlj Sl.OO at— Rill Godwin Sporting Goods A dreis and capo enonbl. destined to fit into many settings. A Martini design, it's an*tU o s « m . bossed cotton. To. •aw-tooth d«. tails anbanc* til*- aopltiatieattd linfis. When ths> cap* ji removed, a strapless sun or dat« drtia is r.y.sl.d- Hat bf Mr. Jonm. A double • duty costume with hkndk«rcHi«f draped, skirt, and fitted waist Unfth jacket. Underneath is « very dtcollette bodice wilb thin linger!* straps. All dona in a light weight cotton broadcloth in a. modern abstract print ' bj Ceil Chapraau. Mr. John hat. A sundress of blu« broadcloth, sparked with minut« tuck* in t diagonal panel on the full skirt and again at the bodice. When the fitted jacket is added, it's an outfit right for street or office. Designed by Mildred Ortick. Cotton. Ensembles Lead Double Life As Career Girls Don Adaptable Convertibles When Old Sol begins hU full time summer schedule this year, busy career girls will be ready for him and their Jobs in their cotton convertibles. There are many versions of these dual purpose costumes that take a girl from office to sundcck, cocktails or partying, eliminating the necessity of going home to change. All kinds of cottons and combinations of cottons; and all kinds ol styles are incorporated into this basic Idea. There are strapless dresses with tiny lingerie straps; one-shoulder dresses; .with tailored halter necklines. Cover-ups for the street include cape.s, Jackets of all kinds, and redingotes and coaUs. A combination of cottons was used by Jerry Parnis in her very city-wise, sundress ensemble. The one-piece dress Is two-toned with a black and taupe nubby cotton twcod skirt, and a. camisole bodice in *3lid black cotton broadcloth. A fitted tailored jacket of the tweed turns the -costume into a.= perfect "suit" for work or travel. In another ensemble, this designer has tiied grey chambray for both coat and dress. The dress has one diagonal strap at the shoulders and a box- pleated skirt. The matching belted coat is lull length, too, with full skirt and three-quarter sleeves, and stitching details- on collar and cuffs. Clifford of del Mar has done a complete series of cotton baroback dresses with their own covcrups. One strapless sundress in checked lavender and white gingham keeps Its cool look even with the addition of its jacket—a sleeveless "blouse" with drawstring waistline, little white Peter Pan collar, and a row of buttons down the front. Another of his versatile designs b city dress, sundress, and play costume all in one, and is appropriately called Record Changer. When everything is worn together, It's a prim street dress with lilted Jacket, and a deep p e p 1 u m over the straight-as-an-arrow skirL SVhen the jacket is removed. It's a sundress with strapless bodice. Then off with the skirt, and the deef pcplum which is attached to the bodfce becomes the full skirt of little playdress worn over matching brief shorts. It's truly a many- occasion costume. , Sara Ripault has designed the briefest possible boleros as cover- ups in her contributions to the dua purpose fashion. They're cut jus 1 bie enough to cover back and shoulders. One of these In brown anc white satin checked cotton is showi witli a tailored sundress styled with a wing collar and front buttons Another of her designs combines navy cotton taffeta dress with chemi.se bodice and slim peg-top skirt with a bolero of navy i white satin checked cotton. The first mechanical refrigerator was patented in 1856, but electricity was not applied until after 1890. Cottonseed Aids Butter Substitute Medical Association Proves Margarine High in Nutrition Margarine, though less cosily by far than butter, has equal nutritional valim, tests conducted by leading physiologists and reported In the Journal of the American Medical Association have proved. The wholesome vegetable oil ,*[|^, Icspread when fortified with vj,(&. inin A, as all margarine Is today, has the same food value as the more expensive tablespread. This fact was revealed by Dr. Anton J. Carlson, Dr. Harry Lelchengcr. and Dr. George Eisenberg, who conducted the study at the University of Illinois. Two groups of children were observed in the experiment. On» group consisted of 160 children from three to 18 years who were orphans or children of broken homes. This group ate standard brands of margarine during a two-year period In vegetables, pastry, fried foods, and on bread. A second group included 107 children of approximately the same age In another Institution ten miles away. These children ate butter exclusively. Conclusions reached by the Investigation Indicated that there Is no apparent nutritional difference when the source of supplementary (able fat is margarine rather than butter. "The children In the margarine group experienced a' high degree of good health during the study, »nd In comparing their health to that of the butter group It appears to have been higher." the doctors said. "Many other variables also must be considered, however, in accounting for the superior health of the margarine group," they added. In content, margarine Is a itife, nourishing product made flKn choice American vegetable oils. Cottonseed oil It the chief ingredient in the tablespread, each year supplying more than four hundred million pounds for the manufacture of margarine. NCC Urges Early Arming For Fight against Insects Order lrisectlc(des early, tho National cotton Council urged cotton farmers today. The Council warned that the 1850 cotton crop is threatened with a devastating onslaught by the boll weevil and other cotton Insects. Officials emphasized that preparedness Is an absolute necessity fo reffective cotton pest con- trot. Farmers should have on hand enough Insecticides for at least one ^poisoning, and preferably .two. Newest! Smartest! Safest! 86 PROOF KENTUCKY WHISKEY-A BLEND McKesson & Robbins, Inc. 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