The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1939 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 20, 1939
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TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1939 BLYTTCEVILLE, '(AKK.y COURIER NEWS 'PA~GE r THREE ''"• Sixty Nine Plums Are On Four Foot Limb Sixty-nine plums on a single limlj four feet long was grown by J. H, Gray at his yoiing orchard near Gosnell where he !s dcmonst rating tliat'nnc fruit trees" and berries can be grown in this rich Mississippi county soil. Although his nliun, pencil ami apple trees have been In the orchard only two years, they are bear- Ing heavily for that, age mid his grape vines, strawberries nml .other varieties of berries, also promise Cariitliersville Society — Personal full yields. It Is Just a matter of taking care of youi 1 trees, according to Mr. Gray who Is a nursery man of long experience.. He grew nursery stock for 35 years in Yell County, Ark., before he came to Mississippi County seven years ago because it Imd richer soil. A devout believer In diversification, Mr. Gray has a portion of his farm converted into a nursery.and orchard 'with not an inch of space wasted, He lias 185 peach, 35 plum am ^25 apple trees, several fig trees, 10( ™grape vines and several liundret Boysen, Young and Nectar berries o'n one and a half acres of land In addition to. another acre whiel Is devoted solely to strawberries. Entertains at Dinner. • Captain and Mrs. J. M. Cannon and their son, Joe, cnlciiaincd Ucul. Hugh TIsladt and Joe UU- shaw Jr. at ii dinner party Wed- esitay evening at the Cannon lome on Highland avenue. Pol- owhig dinner the guests accom- janied by Captain Cannon at- ended the ball game between Par- go'ulcl and Caruthcrsvllle. Lieut Tistadt will leave within a few days for Philadelphia to take i tntlon and Joe Uitshaw will leavi or West Point, to enter the U. £ Military Academy on July 1. * * * Hencfit Fiu-ly Olvcii Tor C'ii]]|iled Children's Fmnl. Mis. S. 2. Oigel and Mrs. W. r G. Graham entertained S'x (l1 tiles at bridge Wednesday aflei noon at the Orgel home on Curie Mile of Pennies Soufiht BAST" LIVERPOOL, O. '(UP) — The Columblana County brass band has launched a campaign to rafse "a mile cf pennies" for uniforms and equipment. Individuals will be asked to contribute 1C pennies, equivalent to one foot. Organizations will be asked to contribute by the yard. Read Courier News want ads. CHILLS AND FEVER * .Here's Relief From Malaria! Don't: let Malaria torture you Don't shiver with chills and bun with fever. At first sign of Malaria, laki Grove's. Tasteless Chill Tonic. 1 real Malaria medicine. Made espe cially lor the purpose. Contain tasteless quinidine and iron. Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic ac tually combats Malaria infection i the blood. It relieves the frcezin chills, the burning fever. Helps yo feel better fast. : : . Thousands take Grove's Tasleles Chill Tonic lor Malaria and swea by it. Pleasant to take, too: Eve children take it without a whimper Don't shiver and burn. At Mn laria's first sign take Grove's Taste less Chill Tonic. At all drugstores Buy the •- : - " -' much ITV ton avenue, when they gave benefit party for the Cripple Childrens Fund of the Caruthcr vllle Woman;; Club. Prizes we given at each table and the grai prize, a linen breakfast set, we to Mrs. Norbct Spauldlng. Follo\ ing the games Ilia ed sandwichces, cookies and a fruit •ink with sherbet. The ladles etted $7.15 for Ihc fund. * » * Miss Lucille Laccy spent the eek end In Kcnnett where she •as the guest of friends. Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Shade ami aughtor, Patricia, will leave Sat- rday for St. Louis where they vlll join a party for nn eleven lay trip to New York and the World Fair. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bernard mil children left early this.week "or Memphis, Tenn., where thes vcre joined by Dainon Bernarc! ifter which they left for a .three veeks tour of the west. Mrs. never Tike nnd small sor of Birmingham, Ala., are guests of icr parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. S Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Shick o! El Paso, Tex., stopped In this cit> Tuesday and Wednesday for a vlsi with Mrs. Shick's aunt, Mrs. H. S Smith. They left Wednesday en route to New York City. Morrell DeRelgn, Miss Mary Lu cillc Uefieign, Morrell Oeiieign Jr P. L. Homer and Miss Mary Elle Horner and E. C. Pierce left Mon day morning for a vacation an fishing trip to Ravcndcn Spring Ark. Mrs. I(. L. Horner, Mrs. E C. Pierce and Harriett Ann wi join them Saturday for a few day Mrs. S. Z. Orgcl and .sons will leave' Monday for .Columbus, Ga.,- where'they' will visit' Mrs. Orgel's mother for- three weeks. Miss Mary icie she will be the guest of| r sister, Mrs. Beinurd Crockett d Mr. Crockett. Mrs. Crockett the former Gcraldlne Matthews. Mr. nml Mrs. Ulack Fowlkes and is. Bam GIHctt spenl Wednesday Memphis where (hey shopped id attended to other business. John Holland, who Is employed , the Southeast Missouri Com- rcss Co., will leave Friday for a :o weeks vacation. lie will Join Is parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. lolhuul of Blylhevillc and they •111 drive to Atlanta, Ga., where iiey will visit relatives. Gerald Bioderick arrived Sunny from the Kansas City School ['pharmacy where he has lesn in chool for the past year. He will islt his father and other relatives i this city and at SUele. G. I. Allen is spending this week .1 Poplar Bluff, Mo., where he Is ttending to business. Mr. ami;Mi's. R.'W. lialrd have as their guest tills week, Mrs Baird's mother, a Mrs. Williams ofj Hornersi'illc, Mo. Mrs. Madge Lee Dorrts of Haytl, ./ho has been employed in the relief office In this city for several months, has accepted a position wilh the Shade Motor Company, AND REMODEL Cape Cod Style 4-H.Club News Notes Forty-eight members of the Gos- cll 4-H Club met on the lawn of :ic spansors, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cleveland at Gosncll Monday .night s or n business Miss Cora. Lee Coleman, home demonstration agent, gave a dem- mstration on judging canned goods md urged all members lo plan heir canning exhibits. D. S. Laii- .rip, county agricultural agent, gave 'he'lesson of Ihe month on "Hints of Improving 'One's Personality" •md afterwards explained the trip o the Marianna Experiment Farm. At Ihe conclusion of the business session the group was divided into Iwo sides, Ihc Greens and the Reds, and contests and games were played Visitors present other Ihan Mr and Mrs. Cleveland, the sponsors, were: G. C. Wadley, Eugene Wadley, and James Grimes. Those on the' Red side won more points and the Greens served refresh me nts of sandwiches made by Uie girls nnd bottled drinks furnished by the boys. The Gosnell club plans lo send delegates to Marianna. New Shoes by Ruse CLEVELAND, O. (UP) — Elmer Pavlik still -is wondering when Ihc customer who left his shop in a pair of new shoes "to turn off his automobile headlights" will re- lurn Wearing-the new shoes, and .at stopping to pay for Ihcin, he Guards Against Possible Damage During Absence 0( Family Many families close up Ihel Homes In HID Slimmer anil move lo the coimlry or seashore. Where Ihls is conlemplalcd It Is suggested b; FI1A officials that tbe home shonk be Inspected carefully before II i vacated, and -precautions should b taken to guard against posslbl damage dining the family's nl> Ecncc. Examine Hoof I'he roof .should he examined fo Icnks and repairs should be mud If necessary. The 1'ropcrty Improvement Credit Plan of the Federal Housing Administration, under which Ihc money Is obtained from qualified lending Instiliitlons, can be used to put Ihe house in order before It Is closed, Many small precautions, such as cleaning out guitars and downspouts, cost nothing but may .prevent sizeable damage. Clean Up Premises All rubbish should be gathered up and burned, particularly accumulations In (he basement. Piles of paper, rags, shavings, and similar discarded material sometimes cause llres by Igniting spontaneously. It is wise, of course, that all matches should be put In a glass, metal, or earthen container or removed entirely from the house, and all oil, gasoline, and paint cans should bo disposed of. All doors and windows should be closed nnd locked. If there are blinds or shutters on the house, they should be closed and locked as nn extra bar agajnst Intruders and as a protection for the wlti- lows during heavy florins. The eel- nr doors should be securely bolted. large size as it gives you Jeai; •; ?,Jat!!jbwa : w^ir accompany, not stopping to pay lore for-yoiir money. ,- them'''%id r ''fcr6p"m; Atlanta, Ga.,' kept right ongoing. — , _ ~^f- r^si-T^'--^— : —f-T-^—! -—'- •' '•- ; —»••-—•-" The Sure Road TO YOUR "POT OF GOLD" We imagine everyone is seeking his or her "pot of gold.' It may be a new home, or financial security, or any one of a thousand (hings. We are all .working and striving toward a definite goal, and hoping for success. Many thousands of families have. learned that (he surest and fastest road (o "the end of the rainliow" is a carefully planned course of systematic saving. j The First National Hank can help you in charting and folhnying a straight course to your goal. Come in and discuss your plans "with us. AH accounts are of course regarded by us as matters of the strictest confidence. Savings dciwsits in this hank arc insured by the Kcil- eral Deposit Insurance Corporalion (o the extent of §5,000.00 for each depositor.' THE FIRST NATIONAL. BANK IN BLYTHEVILLE "The Only National Bank in Mississippi County" •FlR.57-'FLbOR'Pl.M4- Tills home IB nn excellent Illustration (if how u moilorntc- family can be Iitnisnl at minimum cost. CunlnlnhiK Ihrc'u bedrooms upstairs, (lie home was aiipraiyeil at i liy tlie . 1'Vilcrnl Housing Ad- raliilslraltou. The tlf«l (lour ulim iiH-lmk'H a ! long iuoiii Iliiil Mli'iuls the length of Urn liou.Hc, a dinltiK riinni, ami a kllchon. The living room npcn.H on a HUH [lurch lit the- rear nf'ilio IIOUND. This homo In located In Oregon, Former Crane Residence to Be Converted Into Apartment House > Woik has started on the re-, modeling of the former O. J. Crane house which has been purchased by DI.S. Gail and Edna Nlcs. When completed the house will have: two ( apartments on the first floor and another on the second Moor. • The large frame structure has been moved ten feet east of Its foimci location and'the driveway on Hit cast will separate this lot from the adjoining properly. A new foundation is being made, Hie appeal ance of the cxtcrio'r will be changed to that of an' apait- irieivt house wllh three.: entrances, the exterior will be painted white and a new roof will be laid. Each of ' the downstairs apart; incuts will have a living room, bed- ioom, kitchenette, bicakfast nook and bnth and Ihc upstairs apartment will have.a living 'room,', two bcdiooms, poich, kitchen, breakfast nook and bath. The kitchens will have modern bnllt-ln features, numerous closets aic being added nnd new floo'.s laid. The walls will be papered. The Bis. Nics have a total of 162 (eel In piopcity at the corner of Walnut and Tenth streets but will not use the remainder of ^the pioperty at this time. •5tCONO-FLOOJi' PLAN' 363 Houses In Countvy Improved During Yea Says Report Tliat rural families of Nort ,1lsslsslppi county are "lietier ionics" conscious Is shown In a re- iort which disclosed that 141 new muses had been built and 303 louses hml been improved during the past year. Addition of a room, porch or oof, along with, a general rcdecor- ntlon program, made the 30^ houses more convenient and attractive while the 141 new houses have many conveniences unheard of In farm houses of this section a few years ago. Members of Ihe Home Demonstration Clubs, made up of farm women, have been leaders in the movement to Improve farm residences, wilh the extension agents directing them. Every club in the County Council, of Home Demonstration Clubs par-] ticipated in the Better Home's. Week's observance here by having tours of homes nnd yards In each community. \ The coming of the rural electrification program, which will provide electricity to hundreds of farm families for the first time, has been an incentive for improvement of residences and it Is expected to become even more responsible for improvement as plans call for more lhaji. 1000 houses lo have electric current for the first lime before 1940. Your Home CONSTRUCTION-EQUIPMENT REMODELING many types of houses, Ihey often I *,«. U.I. when I Many Ways Possible, To ' Inciease Livability Of' House ' , • The "homlncss" of the average •'I'ainlril'Metal Surfiic-cs The Importance of keeping metal surfaces, such as roofs and gutters, well painted cannot be overemphasized, In the opinion of Federal Housing Administration ofllcials. or precipitated' by special equipment, according to Federal Housing Administration officials. "While this mineral content luis no clfecL upon the water from the standpoint cf lastc, FHA olllclals , • •, , • i „ . , , n, by adding relatively inex- The front door Is Ihc cento of In- |yc , clltllrc ,, w ,, 1chi • nlthough lerest of the home and ficqueiUly it 1 , , devices, can become so 1m- nccds some decorative de\ ce to give { t u L , wlng ,„ Ulc homl > It: distinction, Door blinds alsc , ;~f, IOVO I VE ' n|OUn 5 thc|u have a ntllltnian purpose in thai ,.,,„, , . « •>.. Ihey protect Indoor lining severe f While the n.eplace Is usually the wnnVipr' Munv t,tvlci~ In door focnl " ollvl ° r tlle "ving' room, In bl 1 Ve a ailabif^nr I elr ?n' ir »y of U M oWer stallatlon can be llnanced under Hie "• '« «»™ dl » roperty Improvement Cicdlt !>,„„ Modern decorator, lave dev ed . jf the Federal Hoiihing Adminls- '"«»>' of ^.lightening «"!'" th ough . ' riii, galvanized • Iron, and olhcr I point out, thai mineral content may metals used for roofing, spouts, ] linvc a -bad circcMipon plumbing garages, mid various purposes prc- ' ..-«.. sent difficulties In painting. Often Ihc paint docs nob stick well, probably owing lo a Ihln film of grease lefl cm the material In Ihe process of manufacture, oil or grease j should be thoroughly removed by scrubbing will) soap and water or with a cloth moistened with benzine, All loose rust should he cleaned off thoroughly with scrapers, wire brushes, or sandpaper, and finally with dry scrubbing brushes. Roofs and gutters may be painted with funds obtained from •• - us under it Credit Plan of the Federal Housing Administration. Watcr-Soflcnlng Equipment The water supply has a considerable mineral content In many regions, which can bo neutralized linen, boilers, .nml plumbing fixtures, Through FlIA's Properly Improvement Credit Plan, funds may be obtained from lending' institutions with which' to Install watcr- softcnlng equipment. One ty|ic of waler-soltciilnc equipment Is available in - various sizes, Including small ones for at- Inchmcnt lo a single faucet. Walcr softeners require periodic recharging. Equipment large enough to care for an entire house has the advantage of providing soft water io all ilxtures, and may lengthen the life of plumbing lines, plumbing fixtures, and heating cqnlpmcnl. Attnicllrc Door Blinds Door Winds can IK made attractive features of the home If wisely chcsen lo hnrnionizc with the general architectural trend of the building. Although impractical on of Irallon. Under this plan the funds are obtained from lending Institutions qualified by the l-'HA. New Homes Completed tile use of paint, new mantels, or large mirrors. Another way lo style as Hying room Is thiough installing a laige "picture window." A large window allowing a'clanr, umllstorted .view A«J A,,, n/.<;<>J Nniu of 'he landscape tends ,to bring And Are Occupied Now tllc oul . of . tloo ; s i nto u, e house Severn! fnmllles are moving upon completion of hew residences. Mr. and'Mrs. J. P. .Friend have; moved Into their new .'.modern six room residence, on West Holly street, and Mr. and Dodson have moved Into the,house at the corner of Chickasawbn. aveuuo nnd Broadway street, formerly occupied by tha Friends. Mr. nnd Mrs. L. G. Nnsh Imvc moved into their new modern house which they had constructed In tho first block, of Chlckasawba avenue ,he and form n large living picture. Frequently Us effect is to turn nn otherwise undistinguished house inlo n showplacc, while at the same time providing additional; natural night. The home may be modernized by the use of credit facilities of private lending Institutions operating under the Modernization'Credit Plan of the Federal Housing Administration. 'at this lime, the Nasli house being pnsl Division. | of Ci|» Cc<l design while the Both resiliences arc similar in rrlcnds have an English type cot- ilcslgn lo others being creeled here lagc. • MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Begin Work On New Home For G. H. Grears Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Orcar stnrt- ;d work Monday on Uielr now nodcrn residence on a lot at the norlheast corner of Walnut and Seventh streets which they purchased some time ago. The three bedroom house, which Is to be of Cnpe Cod design, will rave walls and roof of cedar shingles wilh the walls lo be palnled white and the roof left unstained. The fronl entrance will be on Walnut street via a vestibule and Ihe rear cnlrance will be on Seventh street. The living room Is on the southeast and the dining room on the southwest. Directly behind the dining room Is Ihc kitchen and tho three bedrooms nlso opeii Into the central hall wilh one oi the bedrooms protruding to the east for a southern exposure. The .Interior walls will be plastered j There are numerous closely and built-in features. The house Is so designed tha 1 two rooms may be added upstairs later by a sleep roof and dormsrs Old Conscience Debt Paid SHELBY, O. (UP)—Bloom Buck who has not been In the meat busl ness since he sold his market her some years ago, received a letlc containing a $5 bill wrapped In note. The nolc read: "For a men bill of long standing—thanks for everything." Enjoy Sunshine and Coolness, Too! Insulate Your Home For Comfort and Economy Your home will be cooler and more comfortable all summer (and you'll use less fuel during the winter) if your attic is insulated with RED TOP Insulating Wool. And it's more economical than you think. Let us furnish you with a free estimate. THE ARRMO LUMBER CO. Phone 40 Quality Service A Convenient Low-Cost Home For the Small Family FHA Payments Like Rent. See Us For Details E.C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. PHONE 100

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