The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 30, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 30, 1949
Page 9
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 19-13 BLITHEVILLEJAKK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE Estimate by Building Supply Dealer Helps Save Money When Remodeling Substantial savings in money, lime and work result if the homeowner will discuss his remodeling plans with his building material supply dealer before starting any new construction, from the yilld- v ing of a few .simple shelves to a new addition to the house. T>» building supply dealer's cost es'i- niate can be used as a guide when figuring with a contractor. If the owner plans to do the work himself, the dealer's advice on materials often suves manv dollar.?. When ordering lumber it Is important to know the exact measurements .in.l the proper kind '••adc and size of lumber that will mil M-ith least waste. Clear select Blades may not be required except for exposed shelving or trim. Soft wood conies In even lengths of 8 to 20 feet, and In I-, 2-, and 3-inch thicknesses. The first dimension in lumber is the thickness, second is width, and third the lenglh. Thus a a'^-T'siia 1 is a piece of lumber 2 inches thick, 4 inches wide. 12 feet long and contains 8 board feet. Most lumber Is sold by the board foot which is the equivalent of 1" thic 1 --, 1' wide and r long. Molding is sold by the linear foot mid plywood by the square foot. To simplify matters for home-owners, many dealers are pricing lumber items by the linear foot. Literal translation of the cord 'mortgage" Is death pledge. PERMA- .STONE l Permanence -Beauty - Insulation! THE BEAUTY OF STONE CHANGE YOUR HOME All ihc attributes of n stone facing without the expensive cost is available forreninJelingor neu- building by the use of Per cna -Stone. Perm a-S rone is a jtonc.lik« v p «neer that looks like Hone, has all j» finer features and is permanent U ts not a taikeJ-on tilling. Each block >i cast and applied individually, like Hone. Ask us to send you a descriptive folder about this modern facing for all types of buildings. James Moore Box 231 Phone 36 Manila, Ark. 100% LOANS FOR VETERANS Only 10% Down For Non-Veterans Just think, lor > small ear nest- munej deposit jou ma, now secure one of these new modern two bed rnoro homes, now , under construction. Many are making their selention so come while you ma> choose. Beautifully droned, sturdily built, some have picture will- downs. In new subdivision. MISSISSIPPI COUNTY LUMBER COMPANY Holly Development Corp Building Permits Total S115,000 City Engineer Issues 27 Applications for New Construction Resulting In what is believed t. be a record figure, applications to a total of 27 building permits lislin an aggregate estimated cost o $115,100 reached the files of Cit Knglneer Joe Carney during th past week. This figure --epresents, however many houses that already hav been built or are under constructioi as well as those still in the blue print ctage. Applications filed last week al were for residential construclioi except two. One of these was fo a commercial building already oc cupieci ind the other was for re modeling n servant house. The total of $115.100. although large for one week's filing, is stil low compared to the actual cost, of the homes. Estimated costs listc< on building permit applications nr< generally conservative figures sometimes equalling only half tin final cost of construction. Bulk of the past week's applica tions came from builders erecting homes in the New David Acres Subdivision in Southwest Blythe vllle. A total of 16 new homes wen in that development represented rjy the applications. Many Permits for New Homes Permits for nine of these house, were applied lor by E. N. Webb for Bill Reid and Co. of Memphis Three applications were for four and one-half room frame residences with estimated costs listed at $3,500 each and the other six were for four and one-half roon' houses with estimated costs of »4,500 each. Another permit applied for b; Mr. Webb was for a six-room frann. residence (n the Country Club Area Estimated cost was listed as $6.000 Applications for seven other houses iji David Acres were siguec by Ben Henry and listed M. J Mattes of Blytheville as contractor and Bill Reid and Co., as owner of the lots. All were for four room frame residences. Estimated costs for five of them were listed as »4,500 each with one at 55,000 and another at *4.000. Other anplir--lions placed on file during the past eek include the following: L. O. Gin, for ,a five and one- rialf room frame residence at Hardin and Ninth Streets; estimated costs. 58,000. Commercial Building Krerlrd Deal's Paint Store, listing .•'House of Charm" as owner of lot, for one- ronm commercial building in Hearn Addition; estimated cost, $18,000. Joe P. Davis, for a five-room rame residence on liardin Street; estimated cost, 54,500. W. C. Reagan, for a four-room 'rame residence on East Rose Street; estimated cost, $3,500. Robejt Jones, for a four-room rame residence at 920 South I4th; istlmaled cost. $1.300. Naih Richardson, for a four- oom concrete block residence on Denton Street; estimated cost 51.000. Jodie Nixon, for • two-room rame residence in Larry Addition- estimated cost. $1.000. Paul R. Greenwell. lo remodel ervant house at 1138 West Ash- -stiniated. cost, J1.000. Johnie Young, for a four-room rame residence In Brawiey Addi- ion; estimated cost. $1,000. Leonard Palmer, Jr., for a threc- oom frame -esidence at 925 North 4th; estimated cost, $800, 5ry Atmosphere Best For Good Paint Results Best time to paint is in the dry period of Summer, says the Contraction Research Bureau Paint that blisters on the ex- crior of a house usually does so ecause of dampness, a" • leading ause of paint failures, A damp ntcrlor prevent paint from dry- ng rapidly. After a rain, at least four days herald pass before painting, and iaint should not be applied when nc air humid, misty or damp. Chimney Heed si mutation Incombustible mineral wool In. suladou between the furnace chimney or smoke pipe and nearby flammable wood or other ma- terial will eliminate the d«n»er at many fires which »t»rt at met point*. Sixty languages *nd dialeeU ar» spoken in Manila. . ,. , —Courier News Pholo -.--Above Is shown (he new home of Mr. and M,,s. David H. Anderson on MK ck construction, the ftat-ioo^cMiouso contains three bedrooms. ,, v ,,i B room, dm n B .!e *"me albr'stc.s ulc! HlTm "Hucta" '~7' >l kltC " e " """ ^ """ """ Equal Rights Now Prevail in Rent Disputes I Real Estate Transfers (Chkkasawba District) Holly DevolopmenL Corporation lo Edward K. and Hazel June Zimmerman. Lot ID of Block 4 of the Tenants and landlords have equal ' Dav id Acres Subdivision, $6,!)50 rights in opposing any action ini-j »"•--• -•-•• •--,-— tinted by the other party under rent regulations, C. A. Cunningham, Blytheville area rent director, pointed out today. One of the new provisions of 1943 rent control gives the tenant the right to file a response before anv rent office action Is taken on re- j quest of hts landlord, he explained. ! The right of "due process" extends uo ' 1 nol only to the local rent office, but | Willie Brinkley lo Dewllt and to Hie offices of thc Regional Hous- I Gladys McDade, Lol "J" of the mg Expediter and the National Second replat of (he Pride and Albert and Lula E. True to P. R. and Lelia Carter. 41.20 acres In Seclioil 32-16N-8E, $14.000. Roy and Clara Head to J. T. and Claudia Cagle. Lot 2 of the Badcr Second Addilion, $1 and other consideration. .'. T. ami Clavdla Cagle to Roy and Clara Head, 10 acres In Section 28-16N-11E, $1 ami other consldcra- Housing Expediter. Previously, only the landlord had this right cf answer and appeal. '"nits new procedure permits either party to be fully informed whenever the rent office Is asked to take an action directly affecting him." Gatcway Subdivision, $2,000. O. w. Lewis lo H. G. and Pearl Mae Traylor. part of Lot 2 or the Edna Vait First and Lol. 7 of the Third Subdivision. $1 and other consideration. „ Rn«sp]| K. and Marguerite Marr Mr. Cunningham commented. "In i lo J. P. and Maude Lent!. Lot. 5 this way we are striving for fair ! of Block 1 of the Country Club play and justice to all ailcctcd by : Drive Addition, $1 and other con- our decisions." sidcration. Whenever a landlord or tenant ' Ri>«ell K. and Marguerite Marr files a petition or application for lo Alvin IJrflitian, Jr.. and Virftln- Myrick Huffman, 200 feet of Lot of Block 2 of the Country Club iny action affecting his controlled rental accommodation, the other! ' "* """-^ <- u, LHV ^uimi.jy »_,IUL party will receive notice of the re- i Driv e. SI and exchange of property, luest and a chance lo see the cvi- i Alvin Huffman. Jr.. and Virginia dence submitted with Hie original ; M v™k Huffman to Russell and equesl. For example, if a tenant j Marguerite Marr. part of Lot 5 of wishes to oppose his landlord's re- [ HI(K 'k 1 "' the Country Club Drive Area. SI and exchange of property. Jack Finlcy Robinson and Ellene Robinson lo Wayne I.amar Coleman and Lllllc Mae Colrrman, Lol nest for a rental adjustment he an submit facts to show why the : ent should not be increased. Then tier the landlord has had an on- and you've got our* number. Charley's Klectric Shop, slale licensed electrical contractor, can ably serve you with expert electrical wiring or repair -service. So whenever you have a Problem with your electrical system call 2993. CHARLEY'S ELECTRIC SHOP 112 South 5th Phon* 2993 orlunlty for rebuttal, the rent office may issue HII order either rie- ying or approving thc requested djuslment. The area office decision is final, ubject only to application for re- ietvs filed by either party. Such pplicatlon must be made to the legfonal Housing Expediter in Dalai, Texas, and either party may submit aditlonal evidence. The new procedure applies to all requests for adjustments in maximum rents, cilhcr by the landlord or tenant, and eviction cases in which the landlord must obtain a certificate from the area rent office. If only one landlord and one tenant are involved, each will got a copy of the evidence submitted by i the other in support or his request or objection to Hie action. Where ' two or more tenants have an in- i tercst in thc proceedings, the en- j tire record will bo kept in a public ' inspection file in (he area rent of- ! fice. All landlords and tenants or ': ncv their representatives will imve access (o this file In protection of their 9 of the J. P. Pride and Gateway Subdivision, $3,650. VV. C. and Anna Gates to Jerry and t.ula Hill. Lot 12 of Block 5 of the Elliot Addition, $250. I Johnny and Mary Kalhryn Marr to Hobcrl. A. and Alice l.lpscomb rast no feet of Lot 8, Block 1 of the Country Club Drive. $10.500. Elmer O. nnd Clara T.ucinc Ambrose to diaries J. and Hcltv Oiln- ran. plot in Section 10-15N-I1E $fi.OOO. rights, Director Cunningham said, of Screen over Chimney Top Keeps Out Insects Ordinary window serf-en placed over Ihc top of tbe fiiplace or furnace chimnev will keep mos- quitas, flips -nd other insects out of the house during the summer The wire screening can be held in place with a brick cemented over it al r-a i corner of the cliim- ncy. If Ip/t in p| at e the year ,iro]mri. the screen wtl] prevent sparks from 'ying mil with danger roof. KEEP OUT BAD WEATHER WITH HEXPEISIVE.PERMMENT E«Y TO PUT ON! BUILDERS SUPPLY CO. W. H. Peas. Highway 61 Blythevilte J. Wilson Henry Phone 2131 Large Closets Require Facilities for Lighting All closets willi more thnn 9 square feet of floor 5|>nci-. or dcrper limn 24 i-cn«. should be equipped with electric lights. A switch In Ihc door jamb, slm- Uiir to tiial on a refrigerator, will turn on the light, antomiilically when the dow- is opened. A M-U-.KI fjuib | s sufficient nnd it should lie placed close to the celling, nwny from Ihc coillenLs of thc closet, to nvoid fire ttaiRer FOR YOUR PLUMBING NEEDS "PETE" THE PLUMBER Put the Final Touch to Your Bedroom--- With Full-Length Door Mirrors 1 -Day Service Cut to Fit Any Size Doors. Arkansas, Paint, Glass, & Wallpaper Co. Phon* 2272 105 last Main POLIO and what you can do fo help . . . fn Ihe fight against polio Ihere are many uncertain things. Hut one cannot question the importance of being clean.._ in every way possible. Frequent bathing, the wearing of clean clothes, careful washing of dishes, keeping a home free Irom dust and dirt. . all these sift- guards are important. And lo make them possible, your Water Co. maintains 24 hours a day an abundant supply of clean, fresh, pure water. BLYTHEVILLE WATER CO. "Water is Your Cheapest Commodity"

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