The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 12, 1949
Page 10
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*A«fl TKH BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS' TUESDAY, 'APRIL 12,10W Buyer Is Urged To Seek Flaws Close Examination Of House Will Help Avoid Future Trouble Close 'examination o( a house to delect flaws before it Is purchased will save (titure trouble and expense, it ivas pointed out today by the Construction Research Bureau, New York clearing house lor building information. It Is especially important that (he buyer asssiro himself (lint Md- den, construction details and materials actually arc present and ot the best quality. If purchase of a house under construction is contemplated, examination is easy by visiting the house at intervals during construction. Details (o be Sought Note whether wall studs, floor j joists and roof rafter^ are closely spaced at a maximum of 16 Inches center-to-center; that sheathing and sub-flooring is applied ding- onally for strength; that jolsls are braced with bridging at least 8 feet apart; that both the center and the sides of the house are supported by strong beams. Note whether full- thick mineral wool insulation is placed within walls and. between roof and top-floor celling,' for such insulation makes the house cooler in summer, cuts fuel bills in winter. Note whether copper aud brpfis plumbing pipe is used to avoid fu- Builders Erect 29-Home Housing.Project LET US MODERNIZE YOUR HOME WITH SUPERB X QUALITY KM Venetian Blinds —Courier News I'holo Above is shown the row of 20 houses erected Hit sale by Max Logan, realtor, and Harold Wright, conlraclor, on Enst cherry street. These four-room homes are being erected by the "tip-up" method of oil-site prc-fabricatlon. All major parts of the houses arc prefabricated on the building site and hoistert inlo place find assembled. The houses contain living loom, kitchen, two bedrooms and hath. f'HA-anprovcd, they sell for about $5,600 each. Work on additional housi'j in this street 1ms been started since the picture was made. Cecil L. and Hazel M. Earls, Lot 18 aud the W '.-jof I/ot 19, Block 2 of the J. G. Sudbury Addition, $16,150. Mary Matthews to Edward and Ethel Glasscock. Lot 13 of Block 2 of Matthews Third Addition to Leachvillo, $1,250. T. w. and Opal Webster to Eric E. and Clasttnc A. Johns, E'/i of Lot 1, Block 2 of the David Acres, $750. E. B. and Roveue C. David, Lot 20 of Block 5 of David Acres to Holland R. and Willie Mae Aiken, $000. US Public Health Official Succumbs in Hot Springs HOT SPRINGS, Ark., April 12. M>) —Col. Walter E. Doyle, 04, head of tiie cancer investigation division of the Public Health Service here since December, 1948, died In Army and Navy Hospital ye.storduy. Doyle formerly was connected with the Industrial Hygiene Division of the Health Service in New Orleans, Ln. (lire rusting add leaks. At two baseboard electrical outlets should be provided for each room before the wall finish is np'-lipd. Examining Old House In sin o)|f house, it is sorncwlint more difficult to check on hidden details, but there arc many wnys to determine workniiinshl]) and materials. To ascertain floor strength, jump up and down iri the middle of the room. 1C Uils causes undue j vibration, strength IS lucking. Since j most basements are unfinished, joist sparing can bo measured and I sub-flooring examined. While in the basement, examine the foundation wiills for water stains as an indication Ql leaks, and inspect the plumbing pipes. If the altlc is unfinished, measure rafter .spacing mid wall stud spacing. Presence of mlnernl wool insulation in the \valJs can usually be F determined by looking under the [ attic eaves at. the point \vherc studs jaud roof plntrs Join. If the nftlc fs : floored it is worth while to pull up a board to see If the house is insulated. Test I be plumbing by opening faucets in kitchen and bntlmnin at the same time. If water flow is nwnpre. or flows sluggishly down drains, pipes are either clogged or too small. Water stains on \vn1ls or ceilings indicate plumbing or TOO! leaks. On the exterior, examine the rool for split or curled shingles, Tcsi mortar joints by scrniching will a hard instrument. If the mortar falls awny easily, it means a future- repair bill. The best time to examine a house is on a rainy day, as that is when Jciik,s .show up. mproved Supply of Fixtures for JaHirooms Seen When the 1940 home building rogram gels fully under \vny this prlng, builders will find nn ftdc- Uftto supply of plumbing fixtures, le Plumbing nnd Heating Industr- e,s Bureau predicts. f There is no need to postpone new onstruction or modernization ol xisting houses because of innbiUty o gel plumbing fixtures, the Bu- Eiu asserts. The situation toclny is in contrast. 0 the spring of 1948 wh'eii many ixtures still were in short supply. Today white fixtures nre largely dllnbk' from .stock. There inny be delny for some models of colored ixlurcs. A total of 1,950,170 bathtubs were irotluced in 19-18. as compared with ,668,872 in 1947, according to the Burctui of Census. Even more,significant was tile Increase in water closets in 1948 over ,947. In 1948 H total ot 3.359,223 valor closets were made as coin- pnrcd with 2,542.625 in 1947. It is jralicted Hint the 1349 production [>f water closets is likely to exceed 4,200,000. Production of all types of lavatories in 1948 amounted to 3,301,254 us compared with. 2,730,041 in 1947. The improved situation toriny is :lue to the rise In production la 1948 over 1947 and the substantial in plant capacity which points to the ability of the industry lo nttnln further increases In 1949, unless unforseen circumstances arise. Choice of Wood, Aluminum, or Steel Slals. Wide Range of Beautiful Tape and Cord Colon io Select From.— Expertly Measured For And Installed Prompl Deliver? • Order Now YOU WILL LIKE OUR SERVICE, AND WE KNOW YOU WILL LIKE K-M VENETIAN BLINDS DEAL'S PAINT STORE 1109 East Main Hinne 4IG9 Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasawba .SWIFT'S PREMIUM I BRANDED BEEF We Specialize in Fancy Meats and Groceries We Deliver Phone 2043 1'lcnt.v of Parking Space fatly Care Necessary For Attractive Lawn Work done on the lawn now will determine whether the yard will be beautiful or an eyesore this summer. First slop Is to clear off all debris with ail Iron rake, and tear out patches of crab grass and weeds tliat nre beginning to sprout. Then npply a balanced fertilizer at the rate of 4 (rounds for each IOC square feel. Allow the ferlillzer lo work into the ground or at lenst three \recks, then lightly scratch the lawn with a rake and sow grass seed liberally In all thin spots; lightly over the rest of the lawn, use only (op- qualily seed, a pound ot which should cover 400 square feet. Finally roll (he entire lawn to press the seed into the earth and to flatten the humps developed by the winter's freezing ami thawing. Read Courier News Want Ads. Real Estate Transfers {Cliickasawba District) O. E. and Oma Jr.ckson to J. A. and Ltllie Hazlcwoort, South 50 feet of Lot 8 and South SO feet of w«s of Lot 7, Block 1, in the Highland Place Addition, $10 and oilier consideration. I Cecil and Edith Ulm to Herman and Pauline Turner, Lot 2 in Block j "M" of the Bnrrnn and Lilly Addition, $1 and'other consideration. J. W. and Marriam Bader to Mrs. Martha Bellslc, Lot 1. Block 5 of the Park Addition, 51,613.57. Martha E. '.lelisle to W. O. and Mary M. Penny. Lot I of Block S of the Park Addition. $l.613.S7. | W. c. and Anna Caics to bllle j Wllkins, Lots 10 and 11. Block 5 1 of the Elliott Addition, S425. I Melton and Bessie Long to Anna ! Stout, part of lots 15 and 17" of Block 6 of the Parkview Addition I to Manila, $250. j Louise H. and L. H. Moore to The Sign Of BETTER PLP 61NG Just telephone 2731 or drop in at 109 N. 1st I.el "The Man From (be Lumber Yard" give you an estimate on painting your home with Vane-Caiverl'g WHITEST WHITE. Phone 551 E.C. Robinson Lumber Co. Friendly Building Service THE WONDER ENAMEL Closet Beneath Stairs Makes Powder Room The catch-nil closet beneath the hall stairway can be made a powder-room with minimum expense and effort,'even thougl. It is no deeper than 2'i nor wider than 3 feet. Floor it with water-resistant asphalt tile in any of the numerous colors available. Use bright harmonb.tnR or contrasting color on the walls with a cream or pastel ceiling, place the. loilct-bowl at (he end of the closet where hmdroom is lowest, the lavatory at the other. Re-hang the door to open Inward so It conceals the toilet when opened. If the closet Is ns deep as 3 feet, build a flat-top cupboard 36" high and 9" deep along the rear wall. Alt AMERICA IS USING! SHERWIN-WILLIAMS ENAMELOID COLORFUL, PROTECTIVE ENAMEL OF 1001 USES! Smoked Out of Parish TEXARKANA, Ark.. April 12—i.-Vj —The Very Rev. Charles B. McCoy literally lias been smoked out of liis parish here. The Catholic pricsl told his congregation .SuiyJay that hr plans to leave April 22 to take charge or the S. Francis Church in Forrest -city. McCoy said his allergy to smoke an<i fumes Is aggravated by rnll- roading in Texarkann. Electrical Repair Service WHILE-U-WAIT! Now there ,s no ncc.l for unulcasanl llc , av }„ Kc((i vo , |r elcc |,.jea] c itnnmonl repaired for MC have added a bench repairman to our rlrla' W ih 7" W " lk " hilc - V(> " "•'''• Of ™«'-s c ' v<) " ™ 11 1)e carefulh. « "'M*' • 1 ° 1 ' r " ! " ulk '< 1 h > Charley's Kkctlic Shop will be carcfu.ll>, expertly performed. \e.v( time call 2993. Charley's Electric Shop Arkansas State Contractor', License No. 527 112 SoutK 5th .„,.„. 299I °* /, BRILLIANT COLORS that dramatize your grandest dc co- racing schemes! 2, EASY TO_APPLYI Enamcloid flour* right onto mort I ur face 5 : ; -, Hoesn't pull! 3 f DRIES QUICKLYI Jiut a few hours it i Enameloid is all dry . . , free of brushmarks! 4_ RESISTS ABUSE|1 Enameloid's toughliTake* roughcsl wear without .sign of injury! 5^ CLEANS EASILY! The super-slick «urf«c« washVs dean , instantly. Glistens! Gleams! TRY IT! \Vatch I-namclnid work It* decorating miracles! See how one gleaming color-bright cone brinkes the years ati-ay . , . brightens old furniture. Discover che wonders Enameloid works on kitchen* bathroom walls • ml woodwork; You'll thrill ID th« marvelous touches of originality you'll add to your home with Sher\vin-\VilKams finameloid. Gay modern color combinations! Simple, .ttu fining decorator dejjflns! And you'll wonder . ; . "Why haven't I used Enameloid before? 1 ' 98 With Brush SHERWIN-WILLIAMS FLAT-RITE ENAMEL $175 UNDERCOATERl or. • FREE! SHERWIN-WILLIAMS HOME DECORATOR Ask for your FREE copy of ihe NEW HOME DECORATOR -•H pigei in color ilfclKraiing up-(O'trifl- mlnute ideas in home painting, decorating. PHONE USI * WE DELIVER! * CHARGE * C.O.D. * EASY PAY PLAN SHERWIH WILLIAMS PAIHTS BUILDER'S SUPPLY, INC. Building Service and Supplies « W. H. Pease J.Wilson Henry 2434 See the MASTER MOWER today at Blytheville Machine Shop Dealer ARKANSAS GROCER CO. Distributor BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS/'* MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 I Have At All Times For Sale several tractors and equipment both new and used 1 have John Deere, Farmall, Ford and other makes. I now have new Ford tractors anrt equipment ready for ilelivery at dealers price. 1 W'l> trade for most anything yon have. Terms can be arranged. See F. C. CROWE L mile south ol Braggadocio, Mo. RADIO REPAIR I and 'i-Day Service on Any Make or Motlcl Reliable Workmanship Phone 2642 We Call For and Deliver Fred Caiiihan Electrical Appliance Co. Authorized Motorola Sales Service 106 So. 1st. St. FARMERS LOANS Tractors, Trucks & Cars and Farm Equipment to responsible people. Also Real Estate Loans and on Farm Lands UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY First A Main— Ingram 81d(. "Friendly Serrlce* Our Insurance Rates Are Low Handle Your Health With Care When Sickness Strikes, See Your Doctor ... And Remember Rothrock's For Prescriptions Phone 4451

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