The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1954 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 10, 1954
Page 10
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(ARK,) COURIER NEWI THURSDAY, JUNE 1C, 1954 Do you realize how fast America is growing? (... and making new opportunities for you!) RigHt now America is in a period of tremendous growth. In the long run, this means more jobs, more money, more security, more homes and more opportunities for all of u«. Whether you're an industrial worker, a farmer, a house* wife of a businessman— you can profit from America's new and soaring growth. Here are nine ways America is growing now as it has never grown before — giving millions of Americans opportunities they have never had before'! 11,OOO BABItS are born in the U.S. every day! Each month we add to our population enouglTpeople to make a Richmond, Va., or a Syracuse, N. Y. This means a huge new demand for everything we eat, wear or enjoy. MORE JOBS— Even though employment in some cases has fallen off, we still have twenty million more jobs than in 1939. And every tame a new invention comes along it means even more jobs. MORE MONEY —In spite of inflation and higher prices, the American people have over twice as much spending power now as they had in 1940. Nine times as many Americans now have an income of $5,000-plua. FARM MACHINES produce far more than ever before. Though our population has had a net shift of almost six million away from farms since 1940, there has been a 62% increase of form out-put per man-hour. MORE STUDENTS are in our high schools and colleges. (Present college enrollment: 2,377,000.) This means that tomorrow's American public will be the best- informed and most productive public in our history. INDUSTRIAL GENIUS — America's know-how with machines has tremendously increased output. Today 98% of all work is done by machines. There's more powef in a modern'automobile than in the average factory of 1890. LEISURE TIME and-travel time are on the upgrade in America. Forty million Americans get paid vacations. This is a great boon to the hotel and transportation business, to the sports, hobby and entertainment fields. ATOMIC ENERGY opens up a dazzling new vista of opportunities. Soon locomotives can be driven by atomic energy, as well as power plants, planes, cars. Barring war, the atomic age should b« America's greatest age! This h one of o series of full page advertisements to be published of a public service by BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS SPIRITUAL INTEREST in the U.S. is growing fast. Membership in religious congregations has increased at twice the rate of our population growth. Our religious gains will help us make the most of our material gains. The better you know America, fiie better the future looks! The Future of America v r n C C I Send * or this booktet, "THE I K C C ! FUTURE OF AMERICA." Never before has America had such tremendous potentials. Read the story of the huge developments now taking place, almost invisibly. Every American should know these facts. For FREE, 24-page illustrated booklet, drop a postcard to: The Advertising Council, "Future of America," 25 W. 45«h St., New York, N. Y.

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