The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1942 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 21, 1942
Page 6
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*; FACT SGI ' > ^—i .,' BLWHEVILLB, (ARK.) COURIER/NEWS TUESDAY; AFRIT/ 21v 1942 feo&TO BETTER HOMES Proper Planning Increases Value And Attractiveness Of Subdivision may be the ap- Tfce cost, of Developing new' home communities and subdivisions in war industry areas reduced considerably by plication of proper land-planning principles, if is pointed out by the Federal ..Housing Administration. • -A case in point is that of a subdivision plan recently submitted to trie Land Planning: Division of .the FHA for analysis and review. The sponsor's original plan involved 131 lots with 1 acre of park' area and-1:2 acres of busi- |" ness 'areaV- A -total of 6,480 feet *. of Streets, 26 feet .wide, was pro• vided for in this original plat !-- 'design.' . .. (- .The-oiginal-plan, : while accept-. 'i' 'able to the : FHA, - did -not take- full « advantage of the' opportunities | offered. After careful analysis, I .changes were sugested by : FHA I land-planning '.technicians. These there was an actual increase in the number of lots. The revised plan produced 146 lots, r.v acros of park, and 1.2 acres of business area. In addition, there were but 5,040 feet of 23-foot width \ paving and 1,440 feet of 18-foot paving. The total savings ' based on the revised layout approximated $6,150. The builder of this development not only was able to effect a considerable .saving on his project but, more .important, was able to build a community of much greater attractiveness and livability. One of the fallacies of the past •was to consider proper land planning a luxury available only U) the developers of high-priced homes. Several years of land planning, 03 a regular part of the FHA program, have proved this highly important work has as much if not more value cchanWincluded a more practical to tl^lower-priced home commu- • lay-out -of the. streets, better treat- j ™ty and is a "~ment of lots, and the handling of I i" ^ development. ' .utility problems. As a result, the streei-area was much reduced, and vital economic factor Expert Tractor Tire Vukanizing - Materials Limited! Highway 61 North Phone 2201 No Overreaching The care which the Federal HOILS- i ing Administration erercises in | selecting mortgaes for insurance ! protects families from "overreach| ing" on a home beyond their meaas and assists home builders to make wise and safe investments. LUMBER, Mill To You Np. 2—4 inch Center Match, Kiln Dried, Truck Load (10,000 to: 11,000 ft.) per M.... ............................ S35.00 No 3—4 inch Center Match, better than most No. 2, (10,000 to 11,000 ft.) Truck Load, per M .......... $28.00 2x4, 2x6, 2x8— per M ........ .:.. .................................. §36.00 6 inch Center Match No. 2, can be mixed with 2x4 etc., (5,000 ft) Truck Load, per M ...................... §37.50 Better Lumber Cheaper. Windows, Roofing, etc. wholesale. C. C, CRAIG Leachville, Ark. 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Vcur cost, ready- $~| ,'M to-apply. . . per " Ra ] v A An Attic Room That's -Tops in Cheer Use Of Glass.Blocks Will Admit Daylight Remodeling Completed On Casteman Residence Where the living room of a home borders directly on the street or a neighbor's driveway, a panel of glass 'blocks on either side of a window, or set between the window, will flood the room with daylight, but will not open the interior of the home to prying eyes, Glass blocks are translucent but not transparent. Glass blocks too may be used advantageously as interior walls, either "adding" A room to the home or permitting darker rooms to borrow natual light from rooms with a better erposure. Older homes may be modernized with glass blocks, and the improvements may be financed under the •Modernization Credit Plan of the Federal Housing Administration. Funds 1'or the work are obtained from qualified lending institutions. CGOTER, Mo., April 21.— Mr. and Mrs. Burl Casteman have remodeled their country home near Cooler, with work being completed the last of the week, making it on? of the most modern farm houses in Pemiscot County. The Castemans, members of two pioneer families, have lived at the same place for several years. The remodeling of their home included putting in hardwood floors, papering and painting inside and out and putting in some new doors. They also purchased new furniture and other improvements of- both inside and outside. The earth rotates at the rate of about 1040 miles and hour at the equator. New Church Dedicated At Holland Sunday .Why let attic space go wasted when it can be turned inter a room as charming as this? The bulli- in bunk bed, with handy shelves and utility drawers, utilizes the space under one of the eaves. Th<» walls are of insulating board in, a random-plank design. The insulating board provides its own deco .ration and quiets sound, in addition to making the room easier to heat in winter and cooler In summer. No More Building For FSA Clients LITTLE ROCK, April 21—Construction of new dwellings for tenant purchas3 borrowers in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi has been stopped for the duration, A. D. Stewart, regional director of the Farm Security Administration, announced Monday. Mr. Stewart said construction of new residences, which will nuet FSA minimum standards, was impossible under a recent War Production Board order., The order— L-41—prohibits construction of new residences costing more than $500 and agricultural buildings costing more than $1000. The order will not affect tenant purchase homes already under construction, Mr. Stewart said, but will prevent construction of units whs re : the contrj\ct,has been awarded, but where 'the" work has not actually started. iled, White. Blue Garden an Be Charming Married -Happiness Requires Knowing Life's Real Needs HOLLAND, Mo. t April 21.—The following program was given at the dedication of the new Methodist church at Holland Sunday morning wh;n a large number of out cf town visitors were present as well as local members. 'Call to 'Worship, Hymn number "Holy, Holy, Holy"; Invoation. the Rev. E. H. Orear; Response, "Holy Holy" Gaul. Anthem, "Ode Triumphant" Brahmns; Scripture lesson, the Rev. J. Arthur Brown; Solo, "Lord of the Years", Miss Maxine Patton; Offertory, Selected; Anthem, "Ye Watchers and Ye Holy i Ones"; nth century; Sermon, | Bishop John Calvin Broomfield,; who also gave the dedication of • the church; Hymn "The Church's j One Foundation"; Benediction, I Bishop Broomfield.' Applications Pour In For Engineering Scholarships BY RUTH MILLETT A couple who have had a good carriage for GO years ought to b ible to give some worthwhile ad vie to young couples who have onl one or two wedding anniversarie behind them. A Birmingham, Ala., couple di recently when in celebrating their sixtieth wedding anniversary; they posed for pictures and gave this recipe for married happiness: "Learn to distinguish between needs and wants." That is about as Red. white and blue gardens will be popular this year and can be charming. If you have a suitable space somewhere in your home grounds a small formal garden like the one illustrated will make an attractive- picture throughout the summer. •• ' In the center may be a small pool in which birds can drink and bathe, or a bird bath, sundial, fountain or any similar feature. Around it a ribbon planting of dwarf sweet alyssum is suggested. The outside border of this garden should be planted in a blue tone, and there is no better material available than ageratum. The four center beds may be planted alter- 1—Alyssum 2— White Petunias or --;-••' Alyssum ;"' •" r 3—Red Petunia 4—Blue Purple Petunia 5—Blue Purple Petunia 6—Red Petunia sum and petunias to produce dwarf, compact plains, well covered with blooms of uniform color. ITHACA, N. Y. (UP)—Proof that j American boys are eager for train- ; ing in engineering is evidenced in j th° large number of scholarship ap- j plications received in Cornell Uni- j versity's recent nationwide search j for secondary school seniors for j engineering training. ' | Although over 200 applications i WE re received before the March 1 ! deadline, university officials say ap- i plications continue to pour in. j Between 30 and 50 scholarships! from the-John McMullen fund wilL be awarded to lucky candidates after a College Board aptitude test and personal interviews. The scholarships range in value from $100 to 3400. HERE'S A TIMELY TIP ON DECORATING Ample Parking Space Contributes To Safety Off-street parking facilities in business areas greatly increase the caoacity of traffic arteries and provide safety and freedom of moving lanes for both automobile and pedestrian traffic, FHA officials point out. nately with red" and blue, or more} Land-planning technicians of the accurately purple, petunias. These | Federal Housing Administration encourage the use of off-street Ends 60 Years as Town Clerk NEW ULM, Minn. (UP)—Clement Halvorson declined to take office when re-elected as town clerk—and with good reason. Halvorson, 88, who was believed to be the oldest city official in the nation, had been town clerk for 60 years. as you could give a couple wanting to make a success of marriage and of life—esp-eciallly in these times. Because if they . can distinguish between needs and wants, chances are they will be able to hold a marriage together and bring up a family even though luck goes i accommodating flowers give the ood advice most re ii a bi e color masses with the aganist them and they live through hast care. It is not necessary to keep the faded flowers picked off, and the plants sheared back, in order to keep new blossoms opening. Of course the so-called blue petunias arc not really blue. In fact, there are few blue flowers. Nearly all have enough red in their pig- trying times. | m-ntation to make them purple, or Marriage may not give them the I lavender; but it is convenient to perfect happiness they thought, I group them all together as mem- would be theirs if they could only have each other. But if they blue know needs from wants be thankful that they and can have the of the blue famil.y where the dominates. needs when they aren't doing much toward getting their wants, they'll almost certainly have a gooti marriage and a satisfying life. Young people marrying today are more likely to take the Birmingham couple's advice than if they had married in easier times. For the very fact that they are marrying when their futures are so uncertain is an indication that they are willing to do without some of their wants if they can have the need of all young people—to marry, make. a. home, and have a family. For a good effect in such a garden as this, one must be sure to parking facilities where possible. The popularity of self-service stores of large floor area and off-street parking space has made necessary special planning of shopping centers in residential neighborhoods and has made obsolete the shallow business lot with no parking f cilities. sow good, well fixed varieties. Remarkable progress has been made in recent years in breeding alys- Cooperate For Safety HOPE. Ark. (UP)—Seven industrial firms co-operating in reports with the Hope Industrial Safety council reported seven accidents during March, with a loss of 517 working hours out of a total 131,954. SEE THE PATTERNS SELECTED BY DECORATING EXPERTS OF LEADING MAGAZINES ... Yes, indeed! You can have the guidance of the decorating experts of America's leading home magazines in planning your "new.decorating schemes. We are featuring a special group of "Umffzed-Process" papers selected from the Unitized line by those experts. - These and all other Unitized Wallpapers are right in style, ngfif in pattern, right in decorative trend. And, of course/ right in price. Most important of all, you can make your choice with absolute confidence, because every Unitized paper is pre- tested to give satisfaction. 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