The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 31, 1936 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, July 31, 1936
Page 6
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<PAGE SIX ELYTHEV1LLE, (ARK,) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 31, 1936 UNLE//YOU PAY CA/H For Your Roof- ALienls Placed Against Your Home., — x ftui I, |] $• T4I SIGN OPAN OUT-OROWN ROOFCI I-- Every Time You Allow the Out-of- Town Roofer to Do Your Work i ; - ' , • ' .-' It is a Knock Against Home Labor * : ' '' •!• '.."'-' Many carpenters and workmen maintain their homes in this city. They support their families here. Employment has been scarce enough when divided among our own people. WHY give this work to outsiders—strangers? Besides Are You Sure The itinerant roofer is measuring your roof correctly—often times you are paving FOR MORE SQUARES of ropfog than required. Double check his figures before signing a contract. Have You Been Tricked Into Signing a Contract TODAY So As to Save 20*' or 25% Discount? This method of HIGH PRESSURE SELLING SHOULD WARN YOU against the Itinerant Roofer. A« to their values, quality of work and methods What Guarantee Have You that the materials used will be up to standard quality and at the right price. WHAT WILL YOU DO In the future if the roof proves unsatisfactory? Try to locate the peddler—he has your money and is GONE. *;_ k~ ; fc ff HeSell per" Bui \ OU oes WHO GOT THE BARGAIN IN THIS CASE? An Actual Photograph unretouched — showing "cheap paint." Thu picture telk the story —a complete failure, both from standpoints of protection and appearance. Note the surface — it will be r.cceisary to go to the expense of burning or scraping all the old pant off before a rc-piint job can be don«. Another Actual Photograph In the same city—another hous*. The paint used here w*» NOT purchased from an itinerant paint P«Uler. > This picture «how» a WHITE LEAD, the etteatial to! quality paint, job afur FIVE; YEARS. It is still good-A* tat- 1 face is smooth and in perfect »h«pe for re-painting. Beware Of STRANGERS And PEDDLERS At Your Door WARNS CHIEF OF To The Citizens and Housewives of Blijtheville: THIS IS A WARNING issued for (he protection of Rlytlieville homes and citizens from the HAZARDS of DEALING WITH ITINERANT PEDD L E R S and STRANGERS. OWING TO THE FACT that there have been many cases of High Pressure Sealing Schemes reported to the Police recently by the housewives and citizens '; the following warning \y issued. i STRANGERS SHOULD NOT BE ADMITTED to your homes U N T1 L TirEIR CREDENTIALS HAVE BEEN CHECKED UP AND VERIFIED—and that y o u ARE SURE YOU KNOW the party at your door to be a LOCAL BLYTHEVILLE CITIZEN deserving your consideration. DO NOT PAY CASH IN ADVANCE to STRANGERS on orders. DO NOT CASH CHECKS OR ISSUE A CHECK to a Stranger on an order, often times these checks have been "ALTERED" and later cashed by an innocent party. IN CASE YOU ARE SUSPICIOUS — PHONE THE P 0 L I C E AT ONCE — PHONE NO. 56G. DO NOT DELAY IN THIS — as it will enable our police to overtake anyone making false representations at your home. ED RICE, Chief of Police.

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