The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1954 · Page 23
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June 16, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 23

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 1954 BLYTHITILL1 (ARK.) COURIER KIWI PAGE KIN1 Eight reasons why you are living in America's Age of Opportunity America Is growing — and changing — at an astonishing rate. Every one of these changes opens up new opportunities for businessmen, for farmers, for housewives, for industrial and office workers. You see below just eight of the many ways our country is changing — and just what these changes mean to you. THI CHANGE: Our population is expanding tremendously. By 1960 there will bt about 180 million people in the U. S. THI OPPORTUNITY: This means ever-increasing demands for homes and everything that the American people eat, wear and enjoy. THE CHANGE: In spite of higher prices, Americans now have over twice as much THE CHANGE: We're going suburban. New suburban communities are springing spending power as in 1940. And savings are at an all-time high. up like magic all over the U. S. THE OPPORTUNITY: -Whatever you make, whatever goods or services you sell, the THI OPPORTUNITY: Each suburb needs scores of new shops and service busl- public now has greater power to buy. nesses — to say nothing of houses, streets, schools. THE CHANGE: We've more leisure time and travel time. Over 40 mtllion Americans now have paid vacations. THE OPPORTUNITY: Big demand for highway restaurants and shop*. Also boon to hotel and travel business, to sports, hobby, entertainment field*. THE CHANGE: Today Americans are buying far more newspapers and magazines. Almost every home has a radio, and 28,000,000 have TV. THE OPPORTUNITY: As our horizons broaden, we develop new wants. Demand steadily rises for all types of goods and services. THE CHANGE: America is making fantastic strides in jet propulsion, electronici and atomic energy. THE OPPORTUNITY: Completely new fields are now being opened up can change America as greatly as did the steam engine and electricity. fields that THE CHANGE: Due to the war and to our amazing growth, there is now a $500 billion backlog of demand for capital goods and services. THE OPPORTUNITY: New construction — schools, factories, highways, houses and offices — are needed now as never before. FREE! Send for this booklet,-THE 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. 45th St., New York, N.Y. The better you know America, the better the future looks I THI CHANGE: Spiritual interest in the U. 8. is growing fast. Membership in religious congregations has increased twice as fast as our population. THI OPPORTUNITY: Our spiritual gains can help us to lead richer, fuller live* — and help ua to maka UM moat of eur material faint This is one of a series of full page advertisement! to be published as a public service by BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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