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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER'NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 1G, 1946 BETTER HOMES Higgins Family Buys Business Store And Building Of OdeM Campbell Changes Ownership A new family in Blythevlllc is that .of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Hig- Bins anci son, Lloyd, who liave purchased thp Defoe property on North Franklin street and the store owned by Odell Campbell at 320 East Main. Tne Hip^ins family moved here 10 days ago from Pnyctteville. Tenn., where Mr. HigBins was in the gin business. Th£ business purchased, of staple groceries and feed, includes the brick building, also owned by Mr. Campbell. He also Ms .taken over! operation of the business. | The residence, erected several years ago by jess ITorner, is located ift an attractive suburban acreage 'of five acres and has n home orchard. The store building is being remodeled and the stock rearranged, the new .owner said. The house also is being rcreco- ratcd and improvements being include out-buildings. Tlie cash deal of tipproximalcly $28,000 for the business, building, residence ami acreage was handled by L'uther Gray, local realtor. Courtyard' Enhances This Stoutly Built Home New Washing Machines Are Well-Designed Instead of walling. "When can I pet a new washer?" people soon will "be asklrtB eagerly. "Which lype shall I-buy?" The four years since washing machines have been on the market have-not been quiet ones for the manufacturer designers. There's wider '.variety .now.—in price, ojwrat- ing .meftiods, and style. THE 1040 WRINGER-WASHER washes, wringer-dries ready for line or dryer. Characteristic washing method is by the familiar agitator —a moving - part that turns on .central post to swish - : the clothes thru the suds. Its assets; speed, an aptitude for heavily soiled clothes, •wide range in coat anrt capacity, and flexibility in use. Sonic have gasoline or electric motors attached. All I\YC portable. The electric models plug-into an ordinary 110- volt .-6'utlCK - ' THE'lStG SPIN DRYER is typically ?a combination. Clothese are agitator-washed in one compartment','then transferred—by you—to another compartment, where a spinning basket whirls them damp dry,\ieady for line or dryer. This type 'speeds washing time and reduces'^ clothes handling by damp drying a whole washer load at once, while the next load is being washed These are portable, will plug into the'ordinary 110-volt outlet. THE 1946 AUTOMATIC WASHER may.be cither fully- or semi-automatic. Fully-automatic washers til themselves, wash, rinse, empty damn dry. flush to clean them selves, shut themselves off, mixing "water to the temperatures callec for and timing each step of the process, A pre-soaking may be included in the cycle at will. The entire, cycle-pre-soaking, washing, rinsing.'* damp drying — typically takes place in a metal basket within the outer walls of the washer. . Automatics coned direct by hose or piping to hot and cold water arid drain, plug into any 110-volt outlet. Prospective, owners should check carefully water requirements. It is essential to make sure your heater* will deliver the required amounts when at the temperatures the dial setting demands. HERE'S HOW IT WORKS, plothes go straight from wringer, spin dryer, or damp dryer, into a perforated metal drum. You pre-set the controls Cor drying time, switch to start. Drum revolves slowly, tumbling clothes thru fan-driven 'currents of heated air which dry Jrl^, GiH « BATH ' Q. Q_J This sliii'cly five-ioojii bungalow draws from the nrchliectiiro of Cap e cod where severe ocean winds require stout conslnictloji. You have it here. While initial construction presents only a main floor design, the second floor could be finished to provide bedrooms or a studio den. The home Is built of frame and the design is eo/y. There Is a courtyard effect in the roar for porch arrangement. This space is llagsloned and fits Into the lines of the design. There are five rooms and a bath on the main floor. The two bedrooms are unusually largo for a house of this si/.c and there is good closet space. The exterior is well balanced by two bays and matching windows throughout. Allen Pickord Buys Property On Chickasawba The properly at 104J Chlckasaw- )>a has been purchased by Allen Pickurd from Franklin Warth who i.s moving the house from off the l)i.i))cryl to 414 Bust Ash, where he and bis family will reside. The former Williamson property, ul 414 Kiisl Ash, is 50 by 150 feet. The Wnitji residence, formerly on the rear of the Chickasawba properly, will be moved Immediately to the new location. The property purchased by Mr. Pii'ltard I.s 108 by 150 feet. them with much the same effect as a warm, windy day. Clothes can be added or taken out any time during the drying process. In 15 to 25 minutes, they're ready to Iron. A little longer and they're completely dry, ready to put aw-uy. The new dryers consist of three parts: the revolving dnim, the heating element, and t^ie fan which draws the fresh air In, sends it pa?! the heating element nnd thru the drum and out again with its load of moisture. Exit is thru an exhaust equipped with a lint catcher you can take out and clean. A thermometer controls the temperature of the heating element; lock limes drying, automatically tops the dryer when time is up. Electric dryers require special 220-volt wiring, same as your range. Gas and electric models jcrmanent gas connections plus an ordinary 110-volt electric outlet. You may also he advised to increase of Ihe room in iised to make sure Asbestos Board Makes Ideal Interior Lining Linge .shecis 01 asbestos cement board are being used extensively on //arms in remodeling and now con- I strucllon because the material Is I permanent, weather - resistant and fireproof and its html, smooth surface is easy to keep clean. It also provides protection against rodents and termites and it, will not rot or rust. It i.s recommended for lining dairy barns, poultry and hog houses, sheep sheds, grain storage buildings, self-feeders and other structures. the ventlkitlqu which the moisture laden air from the exhaust does not collect. All models arc cabinet style, si/ed and designed to fit into any standard bixse cabinet installation; some are exact match for companion automatic washers or ironers or exactly match both. PETE IS THE 'LUMBEI • rn.it.AR Phone 2731 10B N. First We Furnish Everything COMPLETE For the lialhroom and Kitchen PLUMBING ELECTRIC PUMPS SEPTIC TANKS WATER HEATERS IT CAN HAPPEN HERE! And to You! tRpod Housekeeping helps prevent fires. Hut it is not always a CURTAIN defense against loss. Sometimes, in spite of all your precautions, some catastrophe may befall your properly, with heavy loss resulting. In tKc long run, your host defense is properly written insurance.;Let us write it for you. We know how! General Insurance Agency V. VANE-CALVERT Deluxe Paints Don't Neglect Your Bedroom 'Too often the bedroom is decorated least of all. K .shouldn't he. Its walls should be kept freshly painted in restful colors Hull harmonize with the furnishings. (live your bedroom ; "break" and yourself ."treat." Use Vane-Calverf 1'aint E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. FOR SALE 225 Gal. Fuel Barrels Complete With Steel Racks for Oil Heaters We Stock and Install All Plumbing Fixtures Jess W. Provence 127 East Vine Street Phone 2719 Slop un Bridge Costs $5 SAN FRANCISCO (UP) — A $!i fine for slo])|)iti(j on the Oakland- Buy bjkl[;e cut clown Imfl'lc .stop- lingcs lit peak hours by 59 ]>er cent, tlic Stale Department of Public Works reports. Motorists luivo to fork over $5 iiny lime their c;ir runs out of gas m Die giant span. If they can't pay. tlie stule tows the car to a, jnragc where the motorist has to pay ihe (hie phis storage fees. Two tablespoons of Javelle water I 11 a quail of water mukes a good cleaning; solution for keeping rmir- )!e steps white. FARM LOANS In J Fair 1/ Prompt RAY WORTHINGTON Serving This Section for Zl Years 115 So. 3rd, PlylhevlUe, Ark. A TU Tune in Prudential Pros ram Sunday at 4 p.m. over WREC f f There is NO shortage in Concrete Products B uild with locks the C oncrete heapest Longest lasting-most attractive wall material available See us for free estimates. BLYTHEVILLE CONCRETE BLOCK CO. Ned Robinson MANILA CONCRETE BLOCK CO, Harvey Durham « It's so Easy to do Your Own Decorating WITH KEADY-PASTED WALLPAPER No Pott«1 No Toolil No Mun! P/ovtd in Mort Than 1,000,000 Homes • Anyone can do 11.' Alt«ody pailtd — just dip In water and smooth on the wall. DiiM In 20 minutes. • Ga«i up fasfff Start altar breakfcsl — room'* done btfort noon. Or start and •lop a* you pl*a«t, in apar* Umt. • No liatlny up th» houi« — you don't • V«D hav» to cover th« fumllurel • Guaranteed waahablt and lodepioof . . . guaranteed to slick or your money .back! • inexpensive.' You save up to 50% on dacorttiag costi. Three 52.19 boxes — each equal to 3 1 <« ordinal/ rolls wall- paptr and including 20 Jt. matching border—do • 10x12 room for only $£.57. • V/sil our store today — M« the many tmart. colorful Tiimi paltem* lor evtry roos in your horn*. lust Dip in Water—and Up if Goes! -.'•;/• -::•:'••:•!• • ; ;--: : 'i' • ,/ GIVE YOUR HOME NEW BEAUTY WITH THESE OTHER fitlMZ PRODUCTS THIMZ BEADY.PASTED CEDAR ClOSET PAPER-tfv«i cliMU tfen epp*otonc« and otoma of real e»dor wood. THTMt RZADY PASTtD BORDEHS—cdcl iaiarln«ti and color to plain et palnltd wall* . . . aiound windows doou, etc. TRIM! KUT-OUtS—Already nil cut . . . atrtady pactadt For walU, furnllut*. othtr plain surlacti. Many n«w de»Sgn»— Including Mickey Meui* md Donald Duck. PLANTERS HARDWARE CO., Inc. Phone 515 126 West Main '•'Everything In Insurance" P. W. WHITNER Phone 2641 First National Bank Bldg. Attention Home Makers! As a service to you we have affiliated ourselves with the Universal CIT, one of the largest and most reliable finance organizations in the world. Our property improvement plan PIP is really a "Pip". All work connected with your property improvement including material and labor can be done by effi- cient workmen — guaranteed quality materials and prompt courteous service with NO DOWN PAYMENT—up to 36 months to pay. The services above include— Slats-0-Wood Awnings — New Floors—Refinishing of old floors —and other property improvements. DEAL'S PAINT & WALLPAPER STORE Rcnjnmm Moore Paints Nu-Enamel Paints 104 So. First phone 469 No. 12 of n Snips Watch for them e*ch Tuesday. Last we told "bow hot wafer can become." Si; in this sirtide we will discuss ICE. Ice is not as cold us many of us think it is. because \vc cannot make ice any colder than 32'—its froe/injj point. The Eskimo fakes advantage of (his fact and builds his igloo of cakes of ice, and shuts out the cold of the outdoors where it may be . r >0 di'^rees he- low zero. With the temperature so low and the ice at :C2 degrees AHOVK' 7.EUO. it can readily be seen I ha I ICK is WAKiSI by comparison. In previous articles we have shown that the expansion of wafer in the form of ice is only a fraction of what it i.s in the form of steam, yet if an effort were made to confine water so that it could not expand as it freezes, at 30 degrees' V. the enormous pressure of 27G,000 Lbs. per square inch would be exerted on the confining walls? The ancient Romans took advantage of this tremendous force (o break up the rock they used in their highways. Holes were drilled in the rock then filled with water, which froze, expanded, and then broke up (he huge stones. Such is the power of Frozen Water—ICE! Here, in Ulylheville, we arc blessed with an abundance of HOOD WATER. USE IT KOU YOUR .MANY NEEDS. If will help promote belter health and better living. Blytheville Water Co, BERNARD ALLEN, Muager "Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity!"