The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 4, 1936 · Page 3
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HffiAV,_AyonST 4, 1939 ' _tt . BLYTftEyiLLE, (ARK.) COURIER Ai'chilecUiral Advice \Vill Help Insure Satisfactory Result The more . a home-owncr-lo-be inows about sturdy construction, the better are Ills chances of 'voiding Jerry-building and the Pitfalls of inferior construction. This Is the opinion of P. A. Andrews, vice president of Johns- Manvillc, who has recently set forlh the following five basic points that should be observed bj every person who is (join;; lo mild a house. 1. Learn as much as possible ahoiit the fundamentals of construction. Knowlcdpc of good building practices will nid in discussion of (he house with Ihe architect .and builder and in understanding the various steps in erecting it. 2. Good rlosl«n ami efficient plamiiiiK. which eliminate pool arrangement and unaUrnctlvcncss keep well-built houses from ne- comlni liabilities. An architect Is lot as expensive ns many people Wmk, and his services will prove many times more valuable than his fee. 3. Sensible financing, such he amortized mortgage plan of :hc Federal Housing Administration, makes it simple to own n house outright nftcr a period of vears. Banks and building and ran institutions can •u-ovide information and advice" on this phase. 4. RcpulaWe building materials can "insure" a trouble-free home Local dealers are best equipped to Bivc information about materials made by responsible manufacturers which will make a home the last word in safety, comfort, convenience, and economy. 5. Competent workmanship is "tally imuorlant. Careless or slipshod methods can ruin thu best rails and materials. A prospcc- ive home owner should, secure a reliable builder — the material: dealer will know several-with n reputation for • honest, thorouph work. "Solid-wall construction and sturdy foundations and enduring -oofs am the backbone of a per- iiiancnt house", Mr. Andrews stat- ''I. "Materials recently developed 'lei- years of research now make asy the type of construction—at iverage cost.? -previous!-/ available only in the most expensive houses. The well-built house of today is triple insulated against "fire weather, and wear." The building expert also pointed out other construction details which should tie observed Foundation walls must both support the house and keep the basement dry Thc foundation footings should be wide and Hat. will) sharp comers resting in firm soil nnd should have tile drains. Foundation walls should be damp-proofed in an accepted manner. Interior plaster which will not, crack or -fall is another Imiwrlant point in sound construction and ne which will protect the homc- wncr from physical injury and pocketbook from undue ex- ensc. Northern Colonial Adaptation Woalliers [ripping Js Firs I Step In Insulating House When thinking of insulating a Prospect of Cily Water Service Contributes lo Conslruclion Boom KE1SER, Ark—Construction In botii private and public fields has stalled a building boom here, elv- increased employment and iiBlnij an improvement In iion- cral business. Of major Interest to residents h Kclscr Is the inylng of new water mains ami the Insinuation of.water service In practically ev- (.»•»« 1,,-,,^.,, •* * This brick and frame house was financed with t mortgage Insured by the Federal Boiulnir Admin* fslration for Robert F. and H«l«i Borsch .t Cleveland, Ohio, from plans br Henry C. R Grieme, architect of Parma, Ohio. The building cost WM »,350. The ityle U»n utopUUo. of the Northern Colonial types, using a combination of common brick for the fireffloor and eitmlon 'and broad clapboards for the second. The overhanging second loor u a rdie of our British ancestry and Mrvea the double purpose of giving added Bpace in the bedrooms and an architectural fettur* of the eiterior to cast a shadow at the point where the material* of the walla change. •»•<«• The plan shows a novel arrangement at the first floor, whleh worlu oat well whet* servants who "live out' are to be employed. The entire service area is separated fion the lM»g «ea b r doo« ud includes a lavatory near the kitchen. The connection with the garage through U» rear h»U make* it convenient for madame when she comes home from market with a car full of bundles, and allows the ether members of the family to get from the garage to the'li™* areas without disturbing U* cook in her kitchen. The living room, of the stndio type, is ample and well ventilated and offer* (ood spsctt for, for both. The fiddlers' balcony at the second floor U an attracllrt feature of th* Irrlng room!" 0 " owner , the average home nmedi.-.lely attempts to reach a ecision on which commercial ma- ls now on the market will him tile best resuMs for the «»st expenditure. He may ob' modernization credit, insured by the Federal Housing Administration this work. for the financing of . Before selecting insulation materials. the home owner should give very careful attention to the wathcrsiripping of his doors - —.,.,,..,.3 „, lbJO viv/vij) JlllC Win:lows. Resc.ircli has shown JJiat a major part of the heat loss of a house is through the cracks around windows ar doors. For houses already erected a number of types of weather- stripping arc available, usually oi eilhcr a metallic or n fcltcrf form For new houses, several mam-fac- turcrs are now building fabricated windows complete with frames into which are built efficient, metallic wenthei stripping or similar metallic or felted wca- thorstripping may be applied al the time of erection of the house when ordinary windows arc used, Ttsls show that by providing wcathcrslrippinv, only, wilhoul a»y form of insulation, fuel savings will amount to from 15 to 20 per cent. If storm sash arc used In addition to the weathcr- Ktvipping. (i,c fuel savings may mn as high as 30 per cent. ., Mussolini gets a salary of ap- ^Mtraalely $600 a month, In ad- duion 1 0 n small drawing account. FHA Commitments Indicate 1936 Volume Four Times That of ! 935 . WASHINGTON, D. C.-Oommit- ments to insure new home construction issued by the Federal Housing Administration from January i, i«ne, up to and including June 30, totaled $61,878.642, Administrator Stewart McDonald announced recently.. Tnis was nearly four times the volume of the comparable period in 1935. | 'Substantially all large-scale hoiis- •ng mortgages accepted for insurance by the Housing Administration are also for new construction. but are not, included in these n»- xires. On June 30 they totaled $31,111,200, while on January 1 they totaled; only $19.972,158. During the past mont'n. when loUl business of the banks and other private financial institutions lending insurable private funds under terms of the National Housing Act reached a new monthly record. the gain in new coiistruction mortgages over June 1935 readied slightly more than 271 per cent Mnys gain over I'ne same month last year was 175 per cent. Kitchen Now Thing of Beauty and Joy The kitchen in .the modern is no longer an eyesore to owner. The days .of rusty Pipes, steaming stoves, and pcel- mg walls are a thing of the past find today neatness and cleanliness predominate. Asbestos wainscoting in attractive-colored tile, marble, or panel effects can be applied right over the old walls. ft will not chip, s t a | n , W arp, or corrode and is a minute's work to wash. A breakfast nook in one comer is almost an essential in the modern kitchen Regimeiitation- to Be Avoided ; In Planning Low-Cost Houses winch the and air a v.tal one. This .on of light | arranged, and no sense of rcgi- his can be ' , be mentation ' will be present abandoning the old custom or having every house to the building line, according to the Federal Housing Administration, which lias made a study of fmall-housb -. — In exterior treatment, a few .good floor plans 'can be -used without any consciousness on the part of the observer of repetition, because lie can.'only "see n. few houses at planning. If some of the houses'< time - ... . . . are placed back from lhc : llne,| Another! thing': Hint ' helps the side windows can be cleared make a harmonious whole so that the. sun and air reach them . This system of irregular setbacks lias another advantage: The can avoid the • use of .contrastTng"col ors in Juxla-iiosiUon. If the indi vidual houses -are treated ilk, units in a largo design, like th \ , — ----- — %• • —.iim,!- , iiit i uiiiui in n lUTEO •QESlt'Tl lllfp Mil houses themselves can be used as ! various element' 'ir ^vln'rg build nits ma large design, which re- i Ing, a pleasing feeling of h"r lieves the monotony of the un- mony will be present without am broken rows so common in our monotony. One of t he ch D Inexpensive neighborhoods.. By this charms of our New En 'and vM oT'wm 11 ", ' co ' lrUca " »>e worked Jages Is the u,,ifo™Hy° of co o out with the houses that are set ' and general style Our street for m -° PP ? * ' S ° f the SUbUrbs lnck thfaind «TOtOTn«ngh ' much 'less pleasing to the home entrances arc available at, hom Walks and Entrance Require Good Care The entrance .to a homo Is more important than the average person realizes. The first impression a visitor receives is unconsciously ori consciously derived from the ap-i pcarance of the entrance walk, steps, and doorway. Homo owners may be oblivious to the Inroads of weather and time and unknowingly neglect the maintenance of the important part of ne home. A drab, unpalnted cn- rance, shoddy hardware, or carelessly maintained ,walk can be remedied for vciy llllle outlay. Funds wllh which to modernise Private lending institutions operating under terms of the National Housing Act. Such loan.'; insured by the Federal Housing Administration, may be repaid in periods up to five years, and no collateral Is required on the trans- n «lon. Full particulars concerning the Federal Housing Administration's Modernization Credit Wan arc available at any Housing Administration office Doors for Dhjntty Many living, dining, and other principal rooms of the home are given additional dignity by hav- »i« double doors at the entrance. Double doors also allow a wider opening and require only half (he c,,. .1 floor s P ace necessary to s"ng them. Folded back against the wall, they make a symmetrical group. Factory Trained Radio Expert Repairs on all makes of radios H Years Experience H. S. Werner Refrigerator Expert Repairs on all makes of lUfrljerators U Yean Experience K. E. Hardaway Appliance Company rhonc £33 - Glencoe Bid*. INSULATION — the year around "Air Conditioner" 111 s u 1 ating your house means that you will have n com fortable pluce to live the year around ... it keeps the heat o u t in summer and in in the winter. An Estimate Will Cost You Only a Phone Ca« THE ARKMO LUMBER CO. Phone 40 try home, Uulhrooms nnd plu , I'liiniumt; Illy be Installed In all lhc homes. .. I" ilie down-town section a new brick store Is' being built for W M. Taylor. The new bulldlnit will be 40 feel by 60 and the warehouse will be 20 by CO feel bo Later a filling station ' will placed on the southwest side. -,.W. W .Watson sr., Is building n new brick stoic In 'lhc Hull addition of town. The west side of the store ivlll be equipped for Mrs. I. G. McCultock's beauty shop. Due lo Increased enrollment In tlie public school, two new rooms are being added to lhc old school building. The first .second niid third grades will be Inken care of in this building. Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Chllds moved Into their new home- the past week, it is a modern five room house with screened porches front nnd back, built In cnblneis. bath arid nil modern Improvements. The U. II. Robinson home Is belli!; remodeled and redecorated Inside and out and 'n new sleeping porch Is being built. The kitchen Is being modernized with new builtin cabinets and electric appliances. The grounds will be re-landscaped in the fall. School Superintendent W. E Pigg has bought the home occu pled by J. K. chtlds nml form erly,- owned by u. R. Moore. Twi, new rooms and n back porch and new roof nre beinu put on. Among Ihe nltractivc and modem country homes bclni: con- (Conllnued From Page U mlck: nllcnmle clcrks. Kd nidge " li, Woodnrd. I.ancy's Ciln nox: judges, li, J. Meadows Jr.. w. H. Harmon. II. M. Swift; alternate judges, Cl. w, 1.00. Henry Holt si-.. Mack Morgan; clerks, William Marshall. Rl- lon Wralcn; nlk-rnnlr dirks Henry Hull Jr., Header Morgan. Hatcher liox; Judijes, Hoss Smith. Joe T. cook, Hen West; allcrnnte judges. Ik'n Bfttttf.i Sluicktcford, Floyd Skcllon; clork.s. Fred Smith. Henry Bradford; alternate' clerks, liud Sihlth A. L. Wells. Slillman Bus: Jmto's, l.on j Spears, Allen Mason, Uowey May; nUcrnnlc Judges, Uoy Hornilon Charles Woodruff, J. 11. Hcindr.n clerks, Bunk Powell. Johnny Harris; alternate clcrks. W. A. McCain, Wnyni! F-ason. '• Hvlnklc'y Box: Judges. J. L Kins. George linker, nob Colo man; alternnle judges, Lcw-l Shoemaker, John Loll, L Drya>it clerks. Less Kins;. T. Simpson; ul lernnte clcrks, Howurd liobcrtb Herb Colemnn. Mlllignn lildgc liox: Judgi's, ,1 D. Uespnln. Bob Barker, P. P Shrlncr; altmmle Judges, Artho Sparks, Virgil Cunningham. Oordlc Collins; clerks, Arb Shrlncr, A. A Spencer; nllernale clerks, .loin Sparks. Jim Mills. West Ridge liox: judges, n. S Clclz. Lcs Morgan, Fred Sawyers Tom Adii-r. I! ci'rks, - stiucled is thnt of Coleman Crulso allernatc judges, JlcnVhaw. I) 1 . 'i,^, __.,„, ,, Wlgginton, Paul Wliltllnglnn; al Innate clerks, W. R Jones, w. 11 Ingram. Frashtcr nox: Judges, Ed Stcgcr UL'Wtlt Tolbert, J. W. Turner; nl tcrnalc judges, John Guest, J P. Holiman, Hubert Pranks clerks. E, I,. Smith, Arlle' Me Arthur; alternate clcrks, torn Franks. O. F. Connlncr. IIICKnIAN TOWNSHIP Huffman nox: Judges, Qeore Cassidy, R. H. Green, J. E. Me Bride; alternate judges, Grcc 01.1 uoicu AS LJILIL oi uoicman (jrulsc "'""'t, Floyd Green, Max Raj on his farm north of ICeiser The - clcrks . Loi'lc Walker, Blllle Ray house will have seven rooms and nllc >™<e cferfcs, W. E: Hagan, \V sun porch, with walcr works and lights. . : • - • In the snme section Virgil As- Icy ' is building a new six-room bungalow on his fium. The Municipal Light and Power company of has extended power line, one and n half miles B. Loflln. . JO nnd 8 Box: Judges, B. B , . White, Hiilbcrt Wclen, Harvey Ad kisson; alternate Judges. Hcrmoi irlc pumiis for home water sys. terns. A 40. The county highway depart ... ..... _„„„.,.. „,, mcnt, under the direction of Fret Twelve new ciistom-1 Crockett, engineer, has coiiinlclei . - ce, engneer, has complete m W serviced in the mile and ! « bridge across Li tie Rivera the a half. Practically all the homes I end of Cruise lateral A ce" bra- o the line : have purchased dec- (Ion was held at the bridge Frt- trlc refrigerators, radios and elec- day night, JLlke $150 This big new Radio is a 1937 RCA Victor-with MAGIC BRAIN-MAGIC EYE and METAL TUBES You'll bs Ihe envy of your neighbors wilh this great radio. It's the iinest value you will see al ils price. A big, rich superheterodyne console in a cabinet of iino tropical woods, hand finished. Has H exlra-vahie fealures. Hardaway Appliance Co. 'hone 233 Adams, Jolm Metzgor, bible A<1- klsson; clerks. Ttnco Adklsson, D. D. Rylos; nllcnmle clerks. Elmer Unison, w. S. "Pete" Barnes, NICi IAKK TOWNSHIP Manila Box One: Judges, W. M, linrowsky, Harry Golden, Herbert Drlffln; alternate Judges, \v. R. Unllnrd. W. I,, hompsbn, Floyd loriier: clerks,. I,. T. llroom, Wnl- .er Wright; alternate clerks, A '. Scott, Cluud crnln. i Manila Box Two: Jimges, James Nccdham, Wllbiirn Wells, lr u \lslon; alternate Judges, If] F Unit, C. W. Tlplon, 0. II. Ashn- branncr; clcrks. Ouy Mcliemy, 'W I'Xsli;; nlteriinle clerks, P n Shield. L, K. llorncr. liocky liox; Judges T. c. Owens, J. M. .lohmnn, Hoy I'ngc; altcr- Mte l>H\nes. H, o. Collins. T c Ellis. Claud Hill; clorks, Harry 'Vrlrjht, M. A, Archer; alternate Icrks. Frank Noe. Owen Nelson. l.osl Cnnc: Judges, W, H. Stotls. lob Vcncli. Frank Isaacs; nllcr- inle JiKlnes, Sam nncher, l>ive Flngg, Harry Brown; clcrks, Roy IIIWSBH. A. C. Oil-oil; ailcnmtQ clnrks, S. L. McCnlti. n. U May. Drown Spur: Judges, need Tlnelkeld, Tom Flccmnn, o \"rlnht; nlternalc Judacs, Qray West. Klmcr Iloberl.son, Boyd nommlck; clerks, !). n. Ttirelkcld nrovcr LOVO; alternate clerks Leon Unrker, J. W. Alexander. Stmily Qrovc Box: Judges, A C. llcert, T. c. UnIchcr. A. C. Duolerk; alturnnle Judges, A J Danner. w. R. Murray, J. is Filer; clcrks, , I.co Dnnner, Aa-K-ln 1'uul; nllcrnnte clerks, A. F. Donald. W. M. Ncely. KIJltDKTTh- TOWNSHIP Burdellc liox: Judges, C F ompklns, L. II. Aulrcy, II. B Wcnlhers; nltcrnnle Judges, Jack Dill. L. Hooker. F. Tompklns; clerks, Mrs. C. F. Tompklns, Mrs. U H. Aulrey; allcrnale clerks Mrs. Jnck mil, Mrs. I,. Hooker ' NKA1, TOWNSIIH- I.cachvlllc Box: Judges, Harry »%'le, Waller Cox, W. H. cross- nllernale. Judges, I,, w. Vaught 1'. M. Nelson, W. K. Fields; clerks,' F. A. Alexander, Robert Lee- alternate clerks, A. U Hoo|icr 'Mrs Nina U Howard. Carmo Box: Judges, H c Harfilleld, J. N. POL-, Ben slue-' more; nltcrnnle Judges, Wilson Turner. James Williams, T. W. Bnxley; clcrks. Lee Bwirden, II, A. Groom; nlterniite"clerks, S II ' Carter, Lloyd Lane. Boynton Box: Judges, B. \v Gray. L. o. Pierce, Joe Morgan •' nllcrnnte Judges, J. 13. Orcpn E. N. Eubanks Albert True; clerks M. D. Reed, N. H. Ktsner; nllcr- nnte clcrks, H. J. Lcatii, c. O Duncan, Pawhecn Box: Judges, D H Duck, Bob Edgln, Ci. W. Pavsley' allernatc Judges. D. C. Julian n P. Reeves A. R. Giffard; clcrks Olocn Matheny, Fray Llndsey; al- leinate clerks, O. H, Ellis, E. D " Hahn. 13ox Elder Box: Judges, R. b. Hnikcy, O. C. Grable, U. A. Mai- sliall; nllernnte' jutlgcs, J. W. Dnvls, \V, M, Wllynrd, G. W. Lowery; clerks, W. O. Calyean, Fred Davis; alternate cleiks, Nunnnn finuls, Dclbert Mctcnlf.. Poplar Corner Box: Judges, K li. Wllllnms, J. M. Lloyd, Jock Smith; alternate judges, Jake ?lce, J, W. Mnssey, L. B. Dates; clerks, C. E. Buck, A. Omilcr; nl- .crnato clerks, L. A. Stccn, Alorao freeman. FI.KTCIIEU TOWNSHIP Lnxora Box: Judges, Joe Hires, . W. Nichols, Russell Bowcn; nllernalo judges, K. E, Gallop, W. H. Meadows, George -Stanford; clerks, Rlclinrd Thoinns, Joo 1'oiv- ell; allernate clcrks, Dave Rlch- nrds, J. M. Majors, Victoria liox: Judges, J. C. Ellison, O.' B. Cox, N. C. Robinson; alternate Judges, Cl. F. Hodce, Aubrey Younger, J. F.' Muerrler sr.,; clerks, D. B. Tangle, George Charleston; altenialc clerks, T. 1). O'Kccfc, Joe Mcurricr. Wiring of Home Important.'Pail In New Building The wiring or a homo Is nn 1m- ixjrtanl Item when new construe-', lion is under way. In urban sections, compulsory Inspection eliminates the greater amount of possible dangers, In rural sections, however, uiicre no codes are lii effect, Hie .home-builder will bc:'wtsc to lake every precaution in the installation of wiring systems. The wiring of a home should be insulated ademiatcly and should ue considered carefully, before \\nVs arc completed. Once .the walls and, celling arc enclosed It Is generally loo lale. lo make changes, ami' faults will show up when the house' Is Ignited from a shoit circuit or' other result of iiiipropcr wiring. Utilization of the services of competent, wiring contractors wlUcllm- innle the greater amount of danger from this source. II Is also advisable to consider t'ne placement of lamps before the wall outlcls are installed if the room plan Is completed in tlie "mind's eye" in advance, it w lll not be necessary lo 'install additional oiillcta afier the home is completed. Read courier News \Vnnl Ads. ORDERS 'TAKEN' FOR. "BERNAT" YARN INSTRUCTIONS. FREE Mrs. Leslie Hooper Mrs. A. C. Haley 1100 Chlcknsawba Plione 792 Dependability! is whnt you want in n roof. Certainteed Universal Shingles •make a DcpcmliiMo • Roof. Made lo lay rit;hl over Hie old r(M)f (hey provide insiiliilinn—;i cool- iiiff shadoH- in summer and a warm blanket in winter. Then, loo, (hey are fire resisting and save on insurance premiums. They are also "Miilerized" by a scientific process of spray saturation which assures longer life. A UNIVERSAL ROOF costs little and you can have three years (o pay for it under the National Housing Act. Let us estimate for you! E.C.ROBINSON LUMBER CO. PHONP 100 We Do The Rest

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