The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1955 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 21, 1955
Page 11
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THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 1988 BI.YTHEVUI.E (ARK.1 rOI'RIER PACE KLEVKN Now They Are Saving Smoke For More Nylons and Vitamins Bf JAMES. O. CKOSSLEY NBA SUff Correipondent CLEVELAND — (NBA) — SVhen the smoke and spot's a-billowing over city and town, the populace may be pumping nylon stocking? into their lungs. Or vitamin pills. The American Steel & Wire Division o£ U. S. Steel .has just completed a five-year rebuilding program of its coke and coal chemical plant here, in the process they've nudged the Chemical Age along a step. Not only will Cleveland's air be less polluted, but countless children will play with toys which otherwise would have gone to the four winds. The charms of womanly beauty will be enhanced many times over by the fumes which could have been a health menace. Myriad are the useful things which come from .: lump of coal. To make steel, endless quantities of fierce-burninfe coke are need«d. Coke Is just coal with the more easily burned gases out of It. * • • But what gases! When men began to get a clear glimpse of what chemistry meant, they saw that annoying smoke contained the building blocks by 'which many useful things could be made. Creosote to preserve wood and trr for roads ind roofs have long] been with us. But a? the structure' of molecules was tinkered With strange new products came out of the long wasted, fumes that result when coal is burned. There are the miracle fabrics which improve on nature's own, that wear longer and resist wrinkling. Plastics came. They range from gossamer, pliant tissues to the toughies that rival the strength of metal. The detergents were made possi- NEW COKE CAR means more nylons like this; smog contains chemicals that help make them. NEW "LARRY CAR" it rebuilt chemical plant of U. S. Steel In Cleveland keep* the smoke from escaping when coke Is Loaded In furnace*, thus savin* chemicals in smoke for other uses. unrealized potential of things, now unknown, but yet to come." By a heart-warming coincidence, the smog which was a threat to health is being made to yield chemicals which make lives longer and easier. ble by the fumes The glue which makes plywood the giant it is In building,' as well. Insulation for wires, molded cabinets for TV sets, water-proofing for clothing, fertilizer to make crops grow, synthetic rubber, dyes, DDT and other insecticides, lacquers — all were there. • • • There were others, ranging from essences for beguiling perfumes to deadly TNT. And for the well-being of mankind came drugs—'.he sulfas. vitamins, aspirin and saccharin among them. U. S. Steel says the end is not yet. "There is a promise of a vast ATHLETES FOOT GERM HOW TO KILL IT. IN ONE HOUR, If not pleased, your 4 tic bacK. This STRONG fungirlile SLOUGHS OFF the outer skin to expose hurled Kills It on contact. Get Grpaseless, Instant- drying T--1-L at any drug store. Today at Klrby Bros. Drug Stores. PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET Genuine HICKORY SMOKED COUNTRY HAMS Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries 2-2043 Call In Wi Deliver Come In 1044 Chick SAVINGS ON Your Hollywood Bed Complete NO MONEY DOWN I 25 Week WADE FURN. CO. "Trade with Wade & Save" 112 W. Main Phone 3-3122 PICAL OF OUR MANY GREAT VALUES Outdoor CofflfeH At low,low Prices! PILLOW-ARM GLIDER Handsome, scroll-trimm- «d, enameled steel style! InnersprinK scat cushion! Bouyunt back and arm cushions! Adjustable Steel Chair Resilient comfort plug ultra styling 1 Thick cushion! 2-PC. Mesh Metal Glider Sets Pink & Black MODERN DINETTE Ultra smart for dining in-doors or out! Stunning, new wrought iron with swank table top and scats I 49" STEEL CHAIR Sprlnsyl II a • o o m fnrtft b!a, body-shape seat r Folding Contour Chair It folds! It adjusts! It's easy-to-carry! Perfect for sunning, lounging, reading on porch or lawnl In colorful plaid! 95 EASY TERMS Metal Utility Table 295 Metal Glider 3 PC. Glider Set STRIP STEEL SETTEE $ 14.95 YACHT CHAIR $ 3.95 RECLINING FOLDING METAL YACHT CHAIR $ 4.95 3-Passenger METAL GLIDER '29.95 COIL CHAISE LOUNGE $ 34.95 HAMMOCK IN FRAME $ 22.50 METAL CHAIR To Match 3-Pass. Glider $ 8.95 Shop Wade's for all Your Outdoor Furniture Needs NO MONEY DOWN Terms Easy Furniture Company "Trade with Wade and Save" 112 W. Main - Phone 3-3122

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