The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 1, 1944 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 1, 1944
Page 6
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KA«I in BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER- NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 19-M ' Mrs. Alley Buys Home On West Kentucky Avenue Tom Little Really Co., announced '(lie completion of three real estate transactions tills week. The largest transaction involved the house at 200 West KenUlcky, «!nchjwas sold to Mrs. Lyd!a May Alle), who nil! lake possesitei In the near future. Former owner of the si\-rotmi (riaie hoasc was E P ' ' ' • Wilson 01 Hiplpy, T«m. 'Die consideration ^-as $3,000. 'An .eight-room, lm> story frame house at-'2001 West Sycamore was sola by Hie IJttle Really Co., to Mrs. Ocraldlne Ross, who will take possession soon. Reported sale price was $1200. William L. James has purchased the house at 519 Enst Rose from Mrs. Anlln Harmon for $1200. Tlic four-room house Is ot while frame construction. The brown Jay of northeastern Mexico'.not only screams like olhcr jays, but also hiccup like huuuins. and gas will be scarcer *' than ever tins v, inter But you need ', not suffer from cold- if you prepare for! '•'• i/mter nou Clean, tune up your heat-' ' ing equipment. Install controls and other fuel-saving devices now available seal your house by insulating walls and ceilings, weatherstnpping, caulking cracks, installing storm windows and doors, dill your dealer TODAY. An official message prepared by the War Advertising"" Council for the Solid Fuels Administration and (he Office of War Information Sponsored liy E. C. ROBINSON LUJABER CO. Friendly Building Service Good Bed Aids Summer Slumber You Cannot Fight Exhausting Heat In Uncomfortable Bed To bo nble lo sleep in mite of itinimor heat requires » comfortable Sin, 1 1,1 ? ilsl of a "' llle tox'sP'-H'if siiould be buoyani and Ihe mattress smooth and resilient—both provld- sufficlcnt and even support so —,-:• Hie sleeper niny relax coin- Plplcly. Secondly, ibe bed should he made cni'cfiniy. T j )e , m iir ess |)n(1 comes list. Then tuck the boltoin sheet it well at (ha head nmt foot. Then iiUhc lower end of the shecl about is Incheii from the foot lo form n »• angle, luck In the boltoin of the •'•'tingle, turn ttic triangle 1 down ifc'aliwt the side or the mattress ">d- tuck it In. This process is •niiert iiiltcrJng. when nil four cor- lers have been mllered, luck the remainder lightly under- the mattress. Place the wide-hemmed edse-o! lie lop sheet aljciut 4. Inches' from tup head hoard. About 10 indies irom the fool, make a- three-Inch ;°W so that feel won't be crumped, liien half-miter lhc Iwo fool-ends of; the sheet and id the rest hong loosely at. the side of the mattress so tl p icr c will be plenty of freedom Fluff up the pillow and the Job is UOllC. nerhpmbor, though, thnl nil this Window Shade Cafe When Better PLUMBING SUPPLIES ' Arc On the Market We Will Hqve Them For Sale. PETE IS THE 'LUNBEI U/INDQW shades can be; cleaned *' with wallpaper cleaner. Lay them flat, and start cleaning "at the top, working downward in one direction. When they are no longer usable, they should go into the salvage rag collection. When the sizing is removed, they can bo usc'd as wiping cloths for guns or war machinery. Send all vags to salvage centers with newspapers. . .' When glass blocks are usod instead of windows, it seldom is necessary to have curtains, shades or Venetian blinds. Glass blocks' admit light, at (he same time, assuring privacy, eliminating the ejcponse of curtains and bliniis. They need only wiped with a dnmp cloth lo keep them clean and Heaven, loo, won't- make you sleep : well If your .bedspring sags anrl your iimtlrc&s Is worn out! ROCKFORD, ill. irjp)_ Three owls which have roosted atop the old high school building here for nenrlv hair n century, will need new homes soon. The buildings are beinif torn down. Two of'the owls stand 52 Inches high, while the Ililrd bird is somewhat smaller. Tiie larger birds weigh 500 pounds each. They're mode of term cotta —n hard-baked pottery. Vacant Stores Hade Info Homes Modern Moterials Makes Conversion Easy, Economical A striking example of. how depreciated store buddings can be converted Into revenue - producing housing umu through the use of iiu'dcrn nmlerlals and j-econdlllon- g ,,?, 1C , tis hns bcen completed in Milwaukee, Wis. It fs attracting wide attention from architects, builders nnd-others interested In post-war building trends. Like many American cllles, Milwaukee lias mi over-supply O f old commercial buildings, 'which became of population shiils and other factors no longer-arc in-demand for stores and shops At the same lime, it has a serious short ";e of homes. A typical semi-business building was chosen for tlie demonstration On the first floor of the more:than 50-year-old structure were a shoemaker's siiop and.a vacant store. 'Jhe upstairs housed Iwo old-fashioned flats. Only partially occupied anil Mastered with' aclvcrlisln« signs, lhc building was.a jieighbor- laniiP'" 01 ' 0 " S WCU ° S ' a fi " ancial Interiors Transfoiimcil As remodeled, Ihe'biilldlng contains six up-to-the-minute three md four-room apartments All the apartments' were rented long before lie reconditioning WJ1S completed Die glass store fronts have been ei-lnced with n wood clapboard ex- erlor. The dingy exterior, signs ind all, has been renewed with oats of cream and brown paint. The biggest tnuisfonnallon, liow-' vei-.'is in the interior.-All of the coins except kitchens and baths have been finished In decorative Insulating board, a matedal which builds walls and ceilings, insulates fS tes a ,', ld qu ' els so ""d In a singe operation. Eactl room llt)llz( , s a different design and type ol ^ mul ,!" a " y """ sual a "I attractive pauems have been worked Popular Material The use of insulating board in this project Is probably the most exlenslve ever made in a residential sliuulure, although vast quanlities have been utilized In bulldhi" of l» ly &n ? ?" Vy qlmvlcrs a »<> ot inn P Je ? 1S ' It4! Mse of »PP»on, smart appearance and Insulating value have made It a popular malerta, for building many t Py0 pes of The .Milwaukee conversion was made under Ihe supervision of tin Home Owners Loan Corporation foi H f, 80 V wlll «ent, which n nl'n P '; 0pC '', tv from the owner to novidc housing ,mi ls for W ai workers. Cooperating was i hc Insu . alion Board Institute, whose nem- wed suppllcd tlle ' "elating board About 1,000,000'pairs of wooden soled shoes have been sold In Great Britain since this type of tootwcm was placed on the market WE Fill, ATX DOCTORS' PRESCRIPTIONS AND 8AVE YOU MONEY STEWART'S Dra f Si«r e Roadies, Rats ana Mice eliminated. Contract service In pest control Biddle Exterminators Free Estimates. 115 8. Third Phone 2751 Technicians j iOur trained staff of experts watch the water that comes into your home night and day ... No effort is spared to see that you get a constant flow of pure, disease-free water. Guarding the health of your family is another big service that amounts to so little on your water bill. Water Co, BERNARD ALLEN, Mtiapr'. ".Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity I" Asbestos Board Output Rises 40 Per Cent In '43 /•• Production of asbestos cement board in the United stales lasl year was 40 per cent greater lhan in 1042, according to figures releas- ed by the War Production Board. Asbestos hoard, a non-crlt/wl building' material, has been wiiwjj. used in Army and Navy lion, war production work, and in the building and repair of farm structures. R«d Courier jvcwa want »ai. Do You Wanf To Sell Your Property or Business?—If So LIST IT WITH US FOR SALE! Our wit give you better service. TOM LITTLE REALTY Phone SGI „, „ „ ~ I(. HavM, Salesman IVe Have }luj-ers Walling p or riivcslmcnts. COVERS WAUPAPE8 AND HOST SURFACES Brighten It Up Wirh PAINT and WALLPAPER You'll be surprised to find out how improved the appearance of your home will be when you choose attractive paints, handsome wallpapers. Our selection includes hundreds of colors, patterns and designs. A Wide Selection of WALLPAPERS Priced lOc Single Roll, & U p CEILING PAPER TO MATCH All Patterns—lOc per Single Roll Up. ille's Only Exclusive Paint & Wallpaper Store ARKANSAS Paint, Glass and Wallpaper Co. 105 K. Main Phone 2272 UtUllU the new pmnl invenhon on olmosl any wall—;| 5 distindive colors will give sparkling new life to old 'settings. One gallon of SPRED makes VA gallons of {/paint. Enough for the overage room. Delta Lumber Co 204 N. Second p hone 497 Ulylhcvillc's Only Home Owned Lumber Yard SAVI MONiY-T soUon 5AV« TIME-tUt*'* no T«chid. walli fyrf !>• •f ToiWii jt,,t you IVi nixl lo tcropi •(( quiikly v.rjil,.d wilh |slT4ni tf pain). ihabb/ wallpap«r. TnUd loop and wallr. GOES ON OVER OLD WALLP1PER! QUICK TO DRY I EASY TO APPLY! • Think of redecorating n room between breakfast and lunch! You can with Techid*-Pittsburgh's amazing new development in wall paint. Two hour* 1» plenty of timo to spply ;,Techide. THEN ONLY ONE HOUR FOR DRYINGI You «avo on labor costs—save tho expense of scraping , off old wallpaper—and tavo on th» costof paint.Tecfiide is ideal for paint- Ing over wallpaper, plaster, brick, etc. PITTSBURGH PAINTS

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