The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1949 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 19, 1949
Page 11
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TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 1040 BIATHEVILUS (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN" Schools Heeded in Big Housing Developments As huge home clevelopmcnl.s ol hundreds of houses each po up in nnd near large cities, prospective home-buyers .should lnvesLfii\te the accessibility of schools U> such nrptis. In many cmnmunitios, building programs of .school iiulhori tios havo lagged far behind the rupid growth of home developments. ,,, , AI NTS John Miles Miller Co. I). (,'. KHUUMAN, MaiuiKCi- 121 West Ash Plume 2(107 IN A HURRY? CHARLEY'S ELECTRIC SHOP offers you expert Repair Service WHILE-U-WAIT! Since we have just added a bench repairman to our slaff, we can now offer you expert electrical repair service \VH1I.E-U-WA1T! Avoid unpleasant delay . . . and <rcl the finest service in town. Call Charley's Electric Service. CHARLEY'S ELECTRIC SHOP New Home Style Ideas Spreading Traditional Design Disappearing; New Ones Not Stereotyped Modern American home urcli&lec- •ie is a combination of flat roof with vvidi- over-hungiun eave.s; entire wall? ol glass; opc-n room- |iln titling with fewer pixtitton.s: dean-nil .straight Jlnw; throughout; "lie - .= loi y bast'menUe.s.s design so 11tal ihc ho i LSI* hufts the ground mid :• uve.s .step-ulinibiuR. A i ;• hitrct.s unleash I heir hnng- Jnat icjii to create this home, and i'omr U]) with .such fresh ideas as bhn^iMc li'.sidc n.s a wall finish I he .Mim-- native .stone used for the i 1 *- New muter La Is are combined Iti- rivUrrtLy will! old; and new hi'iit- v. method* are used. Color n.ssume.s i intiuu'iil part in modern jieh- LTLiire. Dm I-purpose bnJH-in.s and ' wins arc rievisCcU The net Le.suH j .s a home which combines t'oinfnrt, • ronvenieiure and beauty with c:oti- • .I met ion cast economy and .shuns he slcicclyped. - A ^ this new architecture spreads o every .section of the country, the •egionnl iradHlonal Is dls- ip]i?arins(. Thousands of homes of nocieni design have • been erected thr Miawtwt. the South, the New iittl.iml states and along both Die Atlantic and Pacific coasts- PotetH- '.tl home-buyers have discovered Unit wcll-tnnH. distinctive mortem houses arc b^U:?* erected in the $6,000 to $15.000 cast range. EUrnhiktion of basements permits there new homes to be founded .-sinizle concrete slab. 1 ?. These slabs cut cost.- by serving the, dual purpose cf foundations and sub-floors, ter sun to enter, Bec.nise asphalt tile IA not affected heat in sununer. by moist me present in concrete, on or below tlie ground, this flooring get.; first consideration for slab floorv Achitccts also specify it bc- cau.-»<i tt adds color and distinction at low cost and contributes import- i antly to interior design. Notable in contemporay design i l,i n $15,000 six-room home with two \ baihf eroded by a New Hampshire j college professor. The 4 -inch con- I crete floor is covered with HSpVwl 1 , | tilo anrt pipes for radiant heat arc [ embedded in the cone ret*. Panel [ heating hi floors of ceilings Is popular in modern construction because no sr.nce Is .sacrificed for heat ducts 112 South 5th Phone 2993 Home Building Activity Hits 23-Year High WASHINGTON, April 1!! ,,!•! Home buttling lu-tivily 1m i\ ^:\year liluh mark hi I1M8, lnii u im,< bosun lo lapi'i- olt in tin- [iisl llni'i 1 inonllis of 19M. acamltiiK t" nnv- Tin- Biirrnu of Labor Ktiill.stU 1 - yiilcl foinpti'te rcpuils of ]uin.shi(j slims Int 1918 showed n lotiil of n:il.:ton—(he Rioalcsl biilldliiK lumin i Miu'e Hit 1 :il]-t!inr peak of 'I'lVUOCI Ullll.s In JD'25. I.nsl. innnili siuv (lie hrchmlnr. of n scnsonnl iiptiini In Imlldlnn with I lie Mart of (i;>,OHO iifriuuimil non[ fririn ciu-ellincs. Thl.s was n i;:iln cf ' 10.0QO \inHa. or :ir> poi- cent, over j I'fbniniy fimircs. And II \vus M,-ion i For (he first quiiilcr of li^ii. 11011[ f»]'in (Iwellllifj ronstrui-lioi) rcurhctl I » loin! of l&HOOfl. 'I'lils W«K :'•> 0(in j or 1'2 poi- coiit. under Ihc' iiiiinliri staitnl In (he snini! tinI'e-nionth in'i'iod Inst y(-ar. The btirciui rc|)oilc(l Iliiit In I he Ihreo full j'ears since Hie end of World Wai f], a lotiil of IMfin.miO iion-fann rtwellliiKs hnvc been [)»l under con-stnicllon. oul.^Jdc 1 to (]jc ort^c o[ Ihc e:ive,s Clerestory windows almvu the Di-kl: ])j'ovifle n sky view. At $6,000. liie oilier exloiur of Ihn cast bnickel, ii n {Xinteniijoray Peiinxylviinla lionic contulnlni> ton sqiiHvc feet In which every tncli of space Is utilized, liuilt-in furniture I.s li:icd lo tlii.s end, nnd incniiljle furnitnie kept down to n few'ii- R.-idliUlt floor hpiit In the concrete Hoof slub i.s .supplied by a small fins fired boiler. Wide flat oaves above the window wall of the living room permit wnnnth from tin- win- t glare and Unused Doorway Provides Extra Storage Space An unused doonvuy can be rnn- into a s|nu-c in- c-hfnu L'ltblncl b (loot 1 mid door stu slii'lvc.s t<i fit t 1 f shi'-lvoN m iniit, (hry cnn ctainaiu' tn lite dm. 1). n'lnovinn the iiiui huiliiliiK e. us n t'tmipUMe inovnl without If tlu- tiRulu needed for Its The frame for the shelves I.s nuim" tif two vertlt'nl 0-Inch boards, held toKcLlu'r by horl/.ontiil bnmd.s ut tti;> and Imtloin. Cover the buck ol this fciune with strong bitil<lhi^ Uoiiicl nnd (\\{-t\ fnslon slu'lv<<s with counter-sunk screws propi'rly s|jiu'- j cd. Tho front of I ho shelf frame [ run IJT etirtosed with light wood < or nln-'is doors. H rn r! Coi irK 1 r News \Vn n t Ails. Vmir-Oiilvpi-rs Whitest-Whllr will innke ymir hnmr Mmirt nut (llstini'livHy. "Thi> MUII From I ho Lumber Ymrt" Kive you all I'stlmuU'. E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER "Friendly Building Service" SAVE WORK, TIME, FUEl-GEV MORE FOR YOUR OOUABS WHEN YOU GET AN OIL BURNER New 7. tmo,s Set ^P T'le Hanover residence is divided into three heat zone. 1 ;, temperature ! in earn bfilne controlled by Its own thermostat. Being rclntively smnll. the living room's apparent si?,e te enhanced by a floor-to-celllng window wall, and by carytng the ceiling out Hide tht- house and continuing it under wide, overhanging flat, roof cave. 1 : As the houre is on a sloping plot steps lead down to the bedroom whip and dividing this wins from the living-room Is a natural brick partition which extends on UP WEEK WE'RE AUTHORIZED HEADQUARTERS GENERAL MOTORS 1 "know how" tnir;mi IVKo.HiMtOilHurnMJ arc bitttt IIK\\\. Ynur fat - Ciiry-(r.iint!ii ih';ilvr's "know how" HUMUS (licv'rc VW>/.///i p r/ riiilx. Set you're (ttiuhly MHO ol iirfieti(t,ible fcri-jnrm* ,ni4'f ,iii*l fi'ifttain ictil iffift.ition with l liis u>tn|uu I U-ko K-.ic lioilVl'Miuil Oil Hill III I lli.H liriiins your IK-.K- iiiK \>Mtin 111> 10 tl.uc, IE Ins (hi.- (,'xi Itisivu litttu/rotffr I U.LI ncv tliiit i tmi hi tn-\ till tnut'i'ii; I'.ttts in A titbit 1 Htiif, ("miK" in ithil si'c it nrnif CITY ELECTRIC CO. "At Your Service" I'liiiiii! 2211 Hi) Si), llnmilwuy > North 2nd MODERNE BEAUTY SHOP formerly lime's lleailly Shiip Mllilml Vlmrnl Marie Itiiilvry I'liyiiinii! \ValYler AS FINE A PAINT AS YOU CAN BUY will save you I II /f\ on paint costs BECAUSE IT'S MADE HERE IN BLYTHEVILLE Yes, as fine a paint as YOU ran buy! In our conililctc line cf Tom Sawyer Paints, each been .scientifically prepared and rlgnnmsty tc.sler] [n give you really lop i|tialtfy. For example, ivc arc eonfirlcnt that you cannot buy a painl which Is whiter imcl will stuy whiter lunger than nnr Outside AVliitc House Paint. Tests have proved better than six years durability! Mr. Trtnkle, a graduate nf the University of Illinois, has been actively associated wilh the I)u Pont C'o. of C'hicajo and now operates our plant at the Air Base. We iuvilc yon to try Tom Sawyer TMint* and prove tt> yourself, as we have proved to ourselves atirt lo many Mid-South Imildine eontraelors . . . you ean not make a better buy than factory-lo-you Tom .Sawyer FainU! Call 3833 for detailed liiformiUon. MARTIN TRENKLE, Inc. Air Base PAINT MANUFACTURER Blytheville, Ark. Phone 3853 UNIFORM Headquarters • 'Baseball • Softball (let Our Prices TAX! and TRUCK DRIVERS UNIFORMS All Colors - (l.'ibHnlini; $12.95 HUDSON Clca n c r-C loth icr-Ta Mot Sleep COOL ->«Ji"'; • .summer No more si e eplen niglils when yon have a Coolnir Kan f t ; l!A terms. Ask for installation esti- nintc. NOW! BUILDERS SUPPLY CO., Inc. W. II. IVasc .1. Wilson Henry Suiitli IMcliway GL Pardon us If we ilo 3 little friendly back-slapping! Our customers arc pretty smart people. They buy where they know they'll get the best value—the most for their money-ami they know we wouldn't steer them wrong. Thai's why they've been customers for years and years. That's also why they've been consistent users of famous DUTCH nov paint products of all kinds because they know each DUTCH BOY pioduct is specially blended to do its particular job right! Here are just a few famous DUTCH nOY Valurs-Come in and let us show you and tell you about them and many, many oilier wonderful products: Outside White 6.25 per gal. Primer 6.25 per gal. Wonsover 3.65 per gal. Sash and Trim Porch and Deck — 5.65 per gal as low as 6.25 per gal. Arkansas Paint, Glass and Wallpaper Co. 105 East Main Phone 2272 GENTLEMEN: I'n linvc n •iuil thai i rally Ills, lie iniaMircd hy a tnllor. Now MIC lalral siirinn nml smiinirr IniporlFil anil do- ini-MIc uui>U>n.i. Drop ilinvn In nur stuill any rt:iy cf the week. GEORGE L. MUIR "Jil.vlhcvillcs Only Tailor" 109 Railroad CAMERAS FOR RENT riaisli or Hox Type Camrras. Also a complete stuck uf flash liullw in all sites. Barney's Drug Store 2000 West Alain 1'hoiic 3617 BABY CHICKS JA Quality • Order Yours Now • L. K. ASHCRAFT CO. <:hrrn * Railroad Phonr 410,1 FOR SALE ('oMvrele culvcrls, 12 inch to *8 Incb, pin In ot rccntorcc<L Abo Concrete Building Blocks cheaper than luinhot foi harns. chk-lten liousrs, [>uinp houses, tenant honsr.s, tool shrds We deliver Call us for frtc eattmale , . phono G91. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO.

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