The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 8, 1947
Page 6
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jLYTHEVn.L^(ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 10-17 We Can Build Your Home - - - ; . If you arc oiic of the many people who ; have sidetracked plans to build a home duo to building restrictions, may we suggest that'you renew these considerations. \Ve NOW can build a home ; for ANYONE . . . veteran or non- veteran . . . we ai'e prepared to fiminco the building of'your new hnme tit f,lio low interest rate of 4%. Bring your building problems to us. We arc always glad to advise with you in this reganl. ' . Mississippi County Lumber Co. Slum Clearance Aid Held Needed U. S. Assistance Sought To Supplement- Funds From Local Agencies Substantial financial aid from the Federal ijovcrnment will be necessary if there is to be any considerably amount of slum clearance mid sGiuid in'ban redevelopment in this country. Louis Just- emenl, cnairman - of the Urban Planning Committee of the American Institute of Architects, said today. "Unijer present systems of taxation, neither private enterprise notional and slate governments can carry out Iftrgo-scule iii'lMn reconstruction without some, form of special aid," Mr. Justement said. "Tills conclusion is shared b;> the recently formed Interprof/es- sionnl Urban Planning; Committee which afjrned that it is desirable that urban communities should be self-reliant ami avoid dependence on Federal aid and direction, but pointed out that practical consider- Government Backs Sale of Pre-Fab Homes WASHINGTON, April g. (UP r ri>o OovcriunciU agrcctl today to imclomvi'ite the sale of 1,030 .pre- fi'ljricaled plywood houses Uialcnn Ix- assembled by six men in one dny. Adapted from a sectional house dc'vclopcd by TVA at dam situs, I IIP prc-'bulll home will toe produced '-- (lie C. D. Johnson Lumber Co., sold, from 1'ortlnnd. Ore., and will under tlie name Prenco, $4 GO 0:o $7.225. 'Housing Expediter Frank Crce- doii directed the Reconstruction Finance Corp. lo sign with Johnson a "guaranteed market" agreement,' under which RFC will' buy at on •]:?]• cent, of maiket pric any houses the firm cannot sell on the oijen maiket. Crecdon said the Frcnco house represent:; an imsually high degree of pre-fabrisMitlon. It is shipped sections rather tlian panels and comes with healing, plnnibing and electrical system already installed. Only 2 Building Permits [Issued Here This Week Sun, Temperature, Age Don't Harm Hardwoods Unlike many other products, natural mid manufactured, hardvviwd used for flooring suilcrs no deterioration I;oin sunliijht, temperature chaises or age. It may ii;-rken .slifjlitly, hiu the life of the wood is unalTected. This is an important ehnracteriuic. especially sinco llocrs are exnosed to a certain amount ,>l .sunlight, which Is known to orate many objects by oxidation. The hardens uiul?:- cold nor softens when wood neither temperatures warm. Age, moreover, has lilt!" if any effect on the wood. It -j.-ai last for centuries, and has dono so In countless instances, as evidenced by the many European structures that still have-their original hnrclwond doors lifter .several hundred years Experts Study Architectural Problems oi UN to provide more sullablo' r-rr , , Cj —U.' I 1-..^ ' aff , CTTOri TO -J)1 QDI I I 7.Q quarters for'tlie organization's st Which now is laboring under parti- Long Island," Mr. Edmunds said, j "The necessity of obtaining adequate permanent accommodations f as soon as possible is of concern lo ail, throughout the world, u'Jio are solicitous for the success of the. United Nations. "This, of course, calls for u general plan of the site. Tt is possible that, having satisfied the immediate needs of the .Secretary General's staff, the Director oE Planning and his Internationa! advisers may find that some substantial element of the project mit'ht be the subject of an international architectural competition. "Such a conclusion would be in accordance with the Institute's hopes, as they have been expressed freely and unanimously from tlio beginning." n . i ( , i i . i j Building Material Geologists read "the record ol the rocks", reconstruct the ilq-story of a mountain. Consumers read "the rec- >rd" ol products from their jrand names. The brand lame ol a responsible znan- ifaclurer 'stands for good quality and value, backed by e xperience and research. • PLANTERS HARDWARE CO., Inc 12G w. Main Phone !U5 and it's importance in helping to keep down disease epidemic! i Cleanliness of our bodies, as well as our general surroundings, is of vital importance in checking disease. Too, water is the most vital facfor in the functions of our modern sewage system. These are only two of the reasons why an abundance of pure water MUST be avail- able at all times. Our staff is ever on the alert to protect and maintain this water supply . . . and their efforts are always di- rected toward bringing you an improved service. Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity USE IT FREELY Blytheville Water Co, BERNARD ALLEN, "Water Is Your Cheapest CommotHlyr The American Institute of Architects has appointed a special committee to confer with 'officials of the United Nations regarding i\K UN's urgent architectural problems. Only two building pcrimls were' Jalr ' c s R - Edmunds. Jr., president issued this week from the office-! The illstitllU '. announced' today, of City Engineer Jo- carm-v 'Members appointed to the corn- Both were issued to Mrs ilarrv' I? "Jl'cwmi; a conference'with IllUly | Irygve Lie. secretary general of i the UN, arc Eric Gus'ler, chairman. Ralph .Walker, and Edgar r. Williams, all of New York City. In view of prevailing misunderstandings. President Edmunds also lias recommended to all member; to Lewis. One was fr>:- the construction of n one-room linnn; residence at 408 W-i!,l Part: o.'ul the other for a tw.i-rgom frame iesi- tletifc in the icnr of 703 ChS?ka- sawba. Estimated cost for each was listed as $1000. On 'Weather' Mission Staff Serai. Burks J. Kins of Dsll has left Ladd Held, near Fairbanks, Alaska, en route to San cisco, Calif., where his ship is expected to. dock lale this munch, Iho Army announced today. Tie has been serving with the Army Ground Voices Arctic Wlniji'i- Testing Unit, Task Force "Frieid." LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 8. (UPJ (An effort to stabilize the rising cost of building material lias been Inaugurated by the E. L. Bruce Company, world's producers of hardwood flooring. The firm has announced that it will place a firm .price on all flooring orders in its present field and, when new orders can be accepted', tlicy will 'be taken on that price basis. 'Walter J. Wood, general -sales manager, said t!)c new policy will enable builders to anticipate the exact cost of flooring and will pM- tcct iheiu against price increases. "We hope our action will be n starter in the program to provide more housing at a reasonable :>rice," he asserted. Read Conner News Want Ads. Let Us Help You— STOP DRINKING There is no medical remedy for drink . . . but we can help you resist its influence! No cost ta you —only co-operation. JUST CONTACT Alcoholics Anonymous Knx 873—niytbevllle, Ark. the insurance company is important— it pays th» loistJ, BUT you can only b« sure of a good company when you call an Agency that knows its business. Our knowledge and experience protects NOBLE GILL ntions make Federal pnrljcjjutlon imperative if stum clearance and urban redeiTlcpment are to become a reality. ''Aside from the fact that the cities do not have the resources with which to undertake these projects unaided, there is the fact that the various cities, villages, am" nnlnrnninrnlcd communities which' lie within a metropolitan region should undertake mban planning develop on the basis of an of the AIA that they refrain from communicating with the UN regarding (ho development of the site, pending a report from the committee and a discussion of iho subject at The Institute's annual convention, which will be held at the end of April. "The whole architectural problem of tlic UN is complicated by the immediate need for designing nnd building, on the .site selected, cue or li\vo office buildings i'l and t-' overall melrrpolitan area plan. Tin , availability of Federal aid' would I make the necessary political coop- 1 eration much less difficult. "Federal financial assistance i could be made nvnikiblc through, a local acencv organized io function for an entire metropolitan urban region without regard to political boundaries. "It would be unrealistic to place loo much reliance on financial help from the states because the rural vote will c-ffertivpiv oppose aid to the cities and 1 because the slates i do not have the direct interest In' urban rcdevelop-neut that the Fed- end government has owin.ij lo the' Importance of construction in the] mil inn's economy. 1 1 "While maximum reliance should 1 1 be placed on private enterprise in the opmoaeh to this problem, it is I essential flint private neterprK" should realize its limitations cietn- l.v. Those who euro to preserve the widest scope for individual initiative should' not seek to claim for it tusks that it cannot possibiv perform. "The solution should be based on the cooperation of private enterprise, city, state, and nation, and fin assigning lo each the part it is most fitted to carry out. The measure of success of such a collaborative program will be the extent to which it avoids unnecessary control of individual initiative and, on tiie contrary, frees the individual to contribute effectively lo the creation of the city of the future.'' HEADQUARTERS FOR ' TOP-NOTCH QUALITY RT REASONABLE PRICES'. HUBBARD Hardware Company 213 \V. Main Phone 2015 Now You Can See and Buy The Marvelous New CABINET SINKS Styled in Steel * Double Drainboard * Three Storage Compartments * Four Drawers * Inner Shelf * Sliding Culling Bocrd * Big Bowl Now we have il for yon — Hie ideal kilchensink thai Ihomnmls ofwomcn have w.iiteil lo Inn. Where else can you hope to find its cqu:il m quality and soccial fcuurcs! Uowl.dr.iinKurds and 6-inch Kicfcsplash ;\rc all of Imesl porecl.un on sieel pavev-eil against eraekinp and chipping. Tlic all-steel cabinets ;uc proofed ns.iinsl sound a nil rust. Double-walled doors lm\e rounded eorners and inner surfaces vermin- and moisture- proofed. Why not enjoy thc./».v.<f -ami S A VI:! American sinks arc built for lifetime pride. Cost less because they last so long. Easy monthly payments if you like. ON DISPLAY AT OUR STORE HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. 213 W. Main Phone 2015 WALLPAPER We won't !ry to describe our lovely, new patterns -they must Le seem Visit our Wallpaper department . . . and look them over. We'll be delighted to show you color corn!) inations that will make yours a moat charming home. Today's outstanding style trend in wailpapcr by thr world's most famous wallpaper mnnu- fncturei's, everything your heart could wish for in the newest, most, beautiful patterns. Patterns from 15c to S1.50 roll. Wall Canvas, Uendcuing Felt, Canvas Tacks. Paite ami Wnll Sizes. We Feature United Wallpaper Weaves - - - by Dorothy Liebes Everything for redecorating tlic home, high gloss white enamels— satin finish enamels, Keystone flat, wall paints and wall primer. Ejwmel Undercoater and Varnishes of all kinds—Dutch Boy White Load—Outside Paint—Pure Linseed Oil—Turpentine and Paint Thinner. Services We Can Secure For Your Convenience Blythevilie's Best: Paper Hangers Painters Floor Sanding Specialists Blythcvillc's Leading Paint & Wallpaper Store Arkansas Paint Glass & Wallpaper Co. Phone 2272 105 E. Main St. Blythcville, Ark.

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