The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1946 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 2, 1946
Page 11
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TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 10-10 WA'TllKVU-LE (AUK.) COUU1ER NEWS PAGE ONE New Hart's Bakery Will Be Opened Wednesday Public Invited To 'Open House' In Modern Plant On East Main Tlie finest bukcry between Memphis nnd St. Louis is now located at Hlylhevillc, with moving of Hurt's Knkci-y to its now liomc, 117 East Main. After 31 years in its former home across the street, the bakery now is established in one of the most modcrnly equipped plants in this section and ready to expand a postwar business which will increase payrolls here and further the development of Blylhevillo. To celebrate completion of Blylheville's newest business house, the public is invited to the "Open House" of the new and modern bakery Wednesday afternoon and nitfht. Visitors will be escorted through »^ > — Hie entire bakery, In actual opeva- lion. for the unusual treat of view- ins; the most modern methods of making thai food, which is the staff of life, and its kindred products. An informal program has been arranged with the affair to be held from 5 until 10 p.m.. Wednesday nnd there will be a similar program Thursday afternoon from 5 until 7 o'clock lor Negroes. The new bakery already is creating wide interest and the finish- Ing touches are being made .since moving .started two weeks ago while Building Offers Utility/Beauty Spacious Structure One Of Biyrheviile's Most Attractive II tilkcs lots of room workmen .still labored to complete bnkcry i;T o ; lllct J T for the the decorating on Die handsome ' '""' building, formerly the USO Cen- When the owner, L,. S. Harl/og. J decided to purchase the Blythcvillc to mak tcrritorj furnished by Hart's Bakery am there is plenty of space in the hand some new structure of this busines All of the 170-foot building, whicl covers the 200-foot lot, except for 30 feet at the rear, is utilized, will Bakery business several vears ago he wanted a new, modern building. I n tnlck garage at thc rear. Across the street was a compara- | The eye of the passerby lively new structure and it was not , traded by the handsome exterior long until the building was his property. But it was needed for the USO activities dining the war and so Mr. Hartrog postponed moving until thc building no longer was used for service men's activities. The building ixttvacts much attention in its new dress, with a glass front in white trimmed with black and green, inlaid in silver, and its neon sign featuring red letters lo carry out the red color of thc Harts bread emblem. Modern inside and out, the build- of the building, with its neon sign spelling out "Hart's Bakery" in red and the white glass walls trimmed in black and yreen encased in silver bands. Venetian blinds screen the large plate glass windows and a double front door provides ample entrance space for customers. Only lightest of colors were used throughout thc interior lo present a pleasing appearance. Walls of palest green and pink are proving their popularity with the finrt and more of the newest cry machinery, designed but not yet mannfnctnred, will be ins tailed when obtainable. Sanitation Stressed Throughout Building ing houses Hie most up-to-date women customers equipment which the owner could The retail sales department is on the front, adjoining an outer office >hich opens into private offices ol! LJ. S. Kartzog, owner, and Leon Mc- jarrity. sales manager. Modern counters and glas.s front helves greet the eye with all very tisily seen, because of the elabo- atc fluorescent lighting system overhead throughout the building. Inlaid linoleum tile was used lo; flooring and modern-type chromium urniture welcomes the visitors to he outer office. In the private offices arc used shades of cream for the owner's of- ice and ocean green in that of Mr. McGarrity, also on the east side of the building. The front of. the building is siir Cleanliness is a by-word at Hart's new bakery where everything possible is being done to give purchasers of Hart's Bakery products the best produced under the most sanitary conditions. Sanitation is possible in a new, modern building designed to tak*3 care of this and visitors will be impressed with the cleanliness of new birttery. - """"''"''-' There is a basin in the retail sales room where clerks can wash their hands before handling any products. Three modern vest rooms have been installed in the rear for em- ployes where special shower t:abi- nets add another luxury note to comforts provided. These rest rooms are to be purified constantly, Mr. Hnrtzoe said Thc entire building and all equipment is arranged so that they cai be easily cleaned and no germ allowed to live. DDT has been known since 1 but did not have Its first commer cial application until 1939. conditioned, Butane gas is'ilscd'foi seating and baking with all baking machinery controlled by electricity. The baking department of the large building is divided into two adjoining large rooms with two .smaller rooms for special departments. Walls and ceiling of these rooms are in white with dnrk marble design inlaid linoleum on the' Jloor. Ben White was general contractor for remodeling the building purchased by Mr. Hart roe with City Electric Company as contractors for the lighting and wiring and "Pete" the Plumber for the plumbing. The Netherlands lost 87,000 homes through bombings during the war Above, a view of the hulkUnj- housing Hurt's liukcry ul Us IT* (ion. 117 East Mnln, to be thn t>ccnc of nn "G;>cn House" W afternoon nnd nlyHL Lett, U S. 'llnrlzoK. mvm'r niul ni nun tier n[ Hurt's Bnkcvy. Entertainers Will Stage Show For Those Who Attend Opening There's going to be i> special show in Blytheville Wednesday nnd it nil will be free. To cclebrulc llic opening of bis new bakery, L. S. !h\rt/.og will be bost. to nil visitors who wish to visit the new Hurl's Bakery nnd to view the int'.king of bukery products. It is all to be very informal with fun for the old and young. Doors of the modern building will thrown open [it 5 p.m.. nnd while thc oldsters view the Interesting methods of baking on a large scale and hear a mu.slcnl entertainment, there will be additional entertainment Tor the kids on thc outside. Uncle Bob nnd Ills trained horse ^—* f p*^ | ^M'^'HI'CU DBKCrlQS 111 . U1MI. bCUl C_Qke Department i Constantly on the alert for * Improvement!, he purohnscd ^Equipped With Newest Machines Faith And Work Brought Success ^ . ; • ft . Hartzog's Experience In Bakery Business Goes Back 20 Years U S. Harlzog, owner and manager , o{ Hart's Bakery which will have Its formal opening In a new location Wednesday, Is a man who be-. . llcves In the future and his optU | mlsin has paid off In financial success, B6 well as In personal satisfaction, When he began working In a bnkery a number of years ago. he c decided he liked the bakery bust' ness and would someday own a firm "which provided people with bread—the staff of life. '„ i Horn at Clayton, Ala., he apant Ills entire life In that state until lio purchased the Dlylhcvl^e Bakery In April, 1043, and moved , lo nlythevllle. I'.o moved to Belma when a young man and niter sevcna years' em- loyment in the bakery there he urchnscrt thc business. This took" place 10 years after ho first began ork In a bekary. The first thing he did was to Improve the building, making It more .ittracllve, because he did. not think that anything so impor— lant us bread should be made In" lit! kind" of buildings which often liouso such firms. Hip business grew until he em-' ployed 14 people at the Sclma- Unkcry, ti'ed as one of the best-" equipped bmkeries in' that section... new the first bread-slicing machine In Alabama and added new equipment to be broadcast over will perform continuously on tho concrete lot adjacent to thc bak'jry on the cast,^ajid .while ,It Is .especially' for'Hlie children,' trie* elders also, may view the trained horso acts. Butler Ball and the Red Rlvcv Boy.s, formerly of Grand Olc Opry and Republic Pictures, aro the jamboree stars of radio, .stage anil screen who will entertain visitors inside the large building. ; The entire proRram Is to be very informal, planned like a street broadcost, and for unable to attend, thc Hart's Bnkery new advertising car will lour the city carrying the public address system for broadcasting of the program. T. P. "Doc" Dean will be in charge of the public address system, assisted by J. T. Sudbury, with the program Kt.CN. Visitors will Ixt served hot doughnuts and hot and cold drinks with the doughnuts made as spectators wutch. All equipment will bo In o|>eratlon wilh employes at their places of work and visitors may KO and come p.s Uio A similar program Isfplanhod for NeRroes,-to be .held Thursday afternoon from 5 until 7 o'clock, •We want everybody to know hovt their bread will l>c innrti! by II newest of methods and machinery and we want you to also have a good time with us," said Mr. Harl- zog, as he extended the invitation to the public. when possible. Reading in city newspaper slor-;; ics from , Blythevllle, he became.! Interested in the small city. A Jlnst- visit here convinced him that this" heart of the richest agricultural section, with Its kindred Industries,, would b'c prolltablc for a bakery. •• I Purchasing the Blythevllle Ba-^; kcry three years ago, the short- period since that time has" seen- or cukes, with 120 ]>oiuuls of bat- him enlarge the business and Ob-'' or made at one time! From this tain the modern new building as'. jalter Is made several kinds of well as having purchased the ba-, akes with Ingredients added for kcry nl Sikeston, Mo., which he al j • The "special department" of Hart's nakery, for production of cakes, ptc.s, doughnuts, conkles and other such items, Is In thc sumo room with the bread-making dc- arlmral with some machinery used all Items. There Is 1( special Mixing Bowl llfferenl kinds of cakes. Movies always show fat men dcc- so renamed Hart's Bakery. Mr. Hartzog divides his time be-« efforts. The name oven is used for baking with the temperature ndjusl- ed from that of baking bread and rolls. Therein another machine "wnTclT prepares dough for'buns nnd rolls and special tables nnd racks ncnr- by for use In this department. .y_ ..L*. 1 orating the handsome cakes but! twcon * h e two businesses, com-at Hurl's Bakery, this Intrlcai* muting by airplane. He owns u£ work Is done by women who re-' Culver Cartel which he pilots lor, ceive many compliments for their all out of town business trips, having more than SOQ hours Hying time. He became Interested In Hying slnco coring here, having purclins- 1 ed his plane in February, 1&45.. By ithls modern method of-travel he -spends;much time at-4»th baker- lea. Now holder of a private flying license, ho received Instruction at Municipal Airport under Instructor John P. Fields. Mr. and Mrs. llnrtzog and their son. Tommy, almost nine, maTco (heir home at 227 East Kentucky, Th c ivarl Hinljor nnd missing \vas 3303 loll at Jcud Delivery Service Will Be Expanded west of plythcvlllc, now Unit In/ crcnscd production Is possible because of thc additional equipment. There lire two trucks which serve the City or Dlythcville alone, another sorvi's businesses from here | to Stccle, Mo., nnd Mirroiuidlng Icr- llarl's Bakery plans a postwar, rilory. and a fourth truck bfish's expansion of business which will I a route at Sleele nnd uocs to Ca- Inchide regular delivery service to luthersvllle, stopping nl places of towns and communities south and business along the route. a house they purchased shortly after coming here. Mrs. Hartzog Is active In women's affairs of First Presbyterian Church, having recently been elected a circle chairman of the Woman's Auxiliary. More than 04,000 newspapers and magazines are published throughout the world. CONGRATULATIONS MR HART on Your Completion of One of the Finest Bakeries in the Midsoulh It was a pleasure to us to be chosen to do all your Electrical Engineering and installation work on this fine modern building. When it comes to lighting, you have left nothing undone. Your new modern Fluorescent Lights do the job in the most efficient manner. Air Conditioning and your new Ice-making Equipment by YORK we furnish you with a great deal of pride in the knov/ledge that you can't buy better! CITY ELECTRIC COMPANY AT YOUR SERVICE EXCLUSIVE YORK DEALERS

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