The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 2, 1950 · Page 24
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 24

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PAGE TWELVE, SECTION BLYTHETILLE, (ARK.) COURIER KEWS TUESDAY, MAY 1,19W What Does Cotton Mean To You X In Mississippi County? ---COTTON You might say, "Why, It's our biggest crop, of course." But whaf that really means is that everyone of us who lives here buys his daily bread with money produced by (he raising of cotton. Even further than lhaf— do you realize how many uses cotton has in the world of today? You work with it, play with it, dress in it, sleep on it, drive in it, sit on if, cat it, too , . . cotton is everywhere! And cotton is everywhere because cotton Is good! EVERYONE IN SOME WAY — USES COTTON EVERY DAY COTTON--.- THE PURPOSE OF NATIONAL COTTON WEEK Mississippi County has been singled out by the National Cotton Council to promote cotton in this special week in order to see if we can show you people the advantages .that cotton products have. It's a big test—an experiment which, if successful, will be extended all if NATIONAL fOJTTON WEEK COTTON IS BUST IN throughout the south. That's why you'll be hearing all about cotton's fine qualities—it'* coolness, washability, coloi fastness, heat resistance, strength—as compared to wool, rayon, and other synthetics. Yes, cotton is good for you even if you don't live in Mississippi County ....but if you do, it's everything! The members of the Blytheville Board of Trade heartily congratulate and endorse the Mississippi County Farm Bureau and National Cotton Council of America for promoting and sponsoring National Coflon week in Mississippi County, the world's largest cotton producing county. YOU'RE INVITED TO TAKE THIS TOUR During this week we invite you to inspect the facilities of the Blytheville Board of Trade in the Glencoe Hotel Building. Our offices will be open to the public from 10 a.m. until noon every day of this week through Friday. In addition there will he free conducted tours to compress, gins, oil mills and the fertilizer plant. These lours will leave the Board of Trade al 10:00 each morning of National Cotton week, except Saturday. BLYTHEVILLE BOARD OF TRADE One of the 6 largest interior cotton markets with continuous quotation throughout the year for more than 30 years. W. E. RICHMOND & COMPANY, Future Brokers Furnishing private wire service to Chicago, Memphis and New Orleans. CONSULT US ABOUT CROP HEDGES, COTTON & SOYBEANS. I BURTON SETTOON, Blytheville representative Telephones: Local 2512...L. D. 30

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