The Luck of Bellingham

Hard-drinking U.S. synthetic rubber and smokeless powder plants, which in 1944 downed about 90% of the domestic sugar, grain and molasses alcohol supply, have been searching feverishly for more & more industrial alcohol spigots. Almost equally fervent has been the Pacific Northwest's hunt for new industries with postwar prom ise. Last week, in one happy stroke, the Government got its spigot and the North west its new industry.

The timely provider of both was sprawling Puget Sound Pulp & Timber Co., owner of the U.S.'s largest unbleached sulphite pulp mill at Bellingham, Wash., and first U.S. pulp mill in this...

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