The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 11, 1950 · Page 17
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 17

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 11, 1950
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1950 <ARK.Y coiraraR Boom Sweeps Broom Corn Industry BUYER: For (he load of broom corn .Rube Graham just more money than ever. By NEA Service LINDSAY, Okla, —(NBA)— A bootn En broom corn is sweeping this brcnm town, And it spells a shortage of corn brooms for and industrial use. Buyers In Lindsay, in the center ol Oklahoma's broom corn area, are bidding as much a.t $500 a ton. Last year the average price per ton was $225; before 1932, It was as low as $40. The picture Is the same in other big broom corn growing areas in Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, end Illinois." Flood or drought in th« various regions have cut the national harvest from last year's ^#.000 tons to about 29,000 tons WfMs yera. Lindsay's broom and the low MAKK K: Fr»m tlie broom corn R. E. Kelly makes Into finished product, a lot less brooms. harvest will be reflected In higher prices (and less brooms) for housewives and factory users who normally buy 45,000,000 brooms made from the specially - grown corn. The nation's rearmament pro gram Is expected to add to the shortage; dviring World war II for Instance, the military bough up a bout 25 per cen t of all the brooms made in the U-S. Vinson Scoffs at Idea U.S. Will Scrap Defense WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. l/T>— < Scoffing at the Idea that America j will "relax" after the Korean war, r Rep. Vinson said today America •never will scrap its defenses again. The Georgia Democrat, chairman :of the House Armed Services Com; mittee, told newsmen he believes the people will be willing to make : '. the sacrifices—In taxes and other ?• burdens — necessary to build the armed forces up to 3,000,000 men. , The burdens must be borne "for :; an indefinite period of time," Vinson said, adding: "1 certainly don't think the peo- ''ple are going to get so tired of these burdens that they will \vaut our defenses scrapped again—not at « ". 1 am sure that they realize the nger existing in the world today ri the need for adequate defenses." Vinson gave th»t opinion After house Democratic Leader McCormack, of Massachusetts, had said in a statement that following victory in Korea "an apparent tendency to relax has developed among some of our people." McCromack admonished all Americans to be "alert for military vasions of other world areas similar to the Communist effort to seize South Korea and even to more grave developments." About 1,500,000,000 pounds of fa and oils are available for expo from the U.S. each year Mickey Appears On Cotton Bags Mickey Mouse has appeared 01 everything from watches to T-shfrts Now he is taking a bow on—of a things—colton flour bagsi One of the leading manufactur ers of cotton bags has recently an nounccd that It will make flour bag printed with designs ol Micke Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto, and th rest of Mickey's family find friend The designs were created for the i bag manufacturer by the Walt Disney studio. One Mickey Mouse print will be featured on a Hour bag that can be converted into a apron. It is complete with draw-string and ruffled top \vhcn only one seam is ripped from the bag. Today nearly at! cotton feed and flour biigs are printed with attractive designs so that they may b« reused in home sewing projects- Jap Sighted — The first Japanese ship to dock In Singapore since Japan's surrender In 1345 arrived here recently with 57 Japanese crewmen, en route to Penggarang, South Johore, to load 9,000 tons or bauxite for Japan. The crewmen were hot allowed to land, as no Japanese will be permitted here until a peace treaty Is signed with Japan. Nature has smiled upon this fine whisky! Rich, light Straight Kentucky Bourbon with that old-fashioned flavor.. ."Mellow as Moonlight"...Cascade is all Whisky, Straight Whisky... naturally good because it's naturally aged ,.. Try it today! MM t! HI. tlKBl MJTItllM CSWIWT. lirtilth, Kj. . li mil. THIS KHISM IS (YtHS 818 'fROM THE UfE AMD VIGOR OF THE GRAIN' . GOODYEAR NOW OFFERS A BIG TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE ON YOUR Trade tty for ihis Eleclric Semi-De] REFRIGERATOR General Refrigerator More Ihan S cu. f(. of refrigerated food storage space. More (him M si\. ft. of helf urea. More food storage space in less floor space. Sells for less than many 7 cubic fool models. 249 s5 6.E. LEADER RANGE Reg. 109.95 General Electric WRINGER WASHER PLUS Full Year's Supply ol Soap All For Only <r 09® New high control pane! design tor ease in em* In*. Colored Tel-A-Cook Switches. Automatic Oven Tinier Two appliance outlets—one automatically timed. $20995 Pay Only 11.23 Monthly GE TABLE TOP WATER HEATER ALL-OVER WHITE ENAMEL 40-GAL. CAPACITY Pay Only 5.83 Monthly TRADE FOR GOODYEAR TIRES TODAY Your Old Tires Are Always Worth More at Goodyear, Your Tire Service Headquarters COOO-^HR GOODYEAR SERVICE STORES Phort«2492 - BlytrMvilk Pay Only 8.49 Monthly

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