The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 10, 1947
Page 9
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TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACT mm BETTER HOMES Low Cost Home Program Siated , Architects To Collaborate on Speeding Construction The American Institute of Architects and the National Association of Home Builders are to collabD- rale in a joint program designed to improve the quality or low cost Monies and lo find ways to reduce biiUUni; costs, according to UOUH- W. On-, pi'esicicn; of ihc Institute. "Tlie joint committee composer! :>f architects and home builders iias been appointed to prepare a illERCSled program." Mr. Orr said. 'Witli small house construction so sadly iiccdccj and accounting for a' najor portion of the total building 11 the coim-.ry, this collaboration ihould not only ho very .successful i" speeding np the construc- ion of small houses but could have very beneficial effect upon the Minrnctcr ol the structures. "We believe Hint the small house Meld offers both an opportunity and n, challenge to the architectural profession. In the past a large proportion of our small homes have been built without the services of a trained architect, with a resulting Impairment of aesthetic and economic values which Is quite apparent in many medium and low-cost residential areas. "Housing 's a far greater factor in determining the appearance of n community than the many fewer larger buildings, no matter how much architectural study.Is devoted to the latter. "The collaboraL-on between the Institute and the National Association of Homo Builders will include joint meetings of local chapters or their committees, an interchange of convention speakers, and the preparation' of factual information to be disseminated among the Memberships.. "This collaboration should point the way to some methods of reduction in the cost of building, stimulated by the contribution which can be made by the members oi the architectural profession to the solution of the problem of small home construction." Pygmies in the Hurl forest of central Africa use arrows poisoned will] decayed human flesh to hunt animals. Give Ycur Home New Beauty This Quick Easy Way H JR/MZ 9f «^ !l S. >v tX READY-PASTED WALLPAPER Juil Dip In V/o:«r . . crit (If H MO PASTE! NO TOOLS I NO MUSS! ^Proved in More Than 1,000,000 Homes • Put it tip yourself.' Already pasted—Just dip In watei end smooth on the wall. Ciies in 20 dicutei. • Clean, quiet, easy! You dcn't even hav* lo .cover the lurnilure. Start and s.op as you •please. Washable, fudepraof . . , guaranteed to slick or money back! '• Cosfs so Jiitlc! Three S2.19 boxes — each equal lo 33a ordinary rolls v;cllpapcr and including 20 feet matching border — do a 10x12 room for only S6.S7, You save up ta 50% on, decorating costs! ' COME JN TODAY - see Ihc many smart, co/orfuF Trrrrz pcrffcrns for every room fn your f.^kc. Attractive Small Residence Paint Often Used To Correct Minor Faults in Homes There arc low n,i, lRS „ home owner can do u> lil s house which Bive such quick and siitlsryliig re- ....... - , suns us imliiilng. ]„ iicldllloii to u l> ll >e stair well and purl way a- tne protection it affords ugiilnsi round the room, with a paper Ica- r ii .I" 111 (loca >'. paint nrojwrly' 'urlnn big cabbage roses In vnry- aupueci can work it complete Iraiij- "IB shndcs of red. 1'lek up a color formiiilon In ,n,y home. hi the pupcr for plain texture weave Particularly | b this true since cotton uurlalns and bixlspreads. For palm-making and Its application added comfort mid (inlet, all-over has become an e.xaet science. In , cnrpethiK Is desirable. CarpeD the fuel, palm is often used as an 1 sl 'ilrs. H will urcally cuhanci! the uojimcl to lli e architecture of Ihe finished look ol (hi; room and add Attic Rooms May Be Used to Enlarge Home • Attic rooms lend themselves beautifully lo uiiiH-ln cabinets, buiji:- type beds, desks and cupboards. Hero, loo, the homcnuiker can lei herself go In the use of color. Try iiitprrhiK the wall, all the way Prodding the utmost in functional convenience nnrt comfort within an area 26' x 30', this attractive Iwb bedroom, one stor liome Is the small house reduced to the Irreducible minimum, its floor area Is only 18'J square feet. II contains about. 10.- COO cubic feet. II is the ncaresl thins to the $5,000. house, craved by so many families, that can be built aF today's co.sls. Although Ihe house Is small, there is no cramping of room sixes. Tlia living room with Us open Ilreplace is a grand room. There is a separate dining space. There is no basement. Healing and hoi water equipment go In a utility room. P L A. M HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. 213 West Wain Phone 2015 Watch For Our New Location! MODERN KITCHENS Cull for KEXTILE Floors •'.~ ") *• Iiidinlc in your ril.ins for a heller kitchen a Irnly modern floor — Kenlile. Uctilicnt imilcrfool, easy to clean, Kcnlilc never shows stuffs, scars or f pills. It's laid s'ju.irc by square in designs siul colors lo plcooe your Uislc. And it lias 13 years hard iejling In-hind il. Willi Kcntile in your kitchen—li.iscmcul playroom- foyer—yon save liotirs of work—add cxlra beauty to your home, Slarl.ukimin:; now. We'll l>e lo help. Your Kcntile Dealer... DEAL'S PAINT AND WALLPAPER STORE "Your Wallpaper Style Center" 10-1 So. 1st Phone 469 Valid Property Title Required In Realty Deal Few buycr s of homes or other real estate realize the importance of having a clear, marketable title to the property which they purchase, according to Hie experience of mortgage lenders. Mosl huyer s know thai n valid deed must be obtained, but this is only part of the procedure )" acquiring real estate. The deed is merely legal evidence of the transaction, between seller and bu> - er and does not necessarily mean that the seller had full legal rifints to convey the properly. The lilie must show the seller has these rights. Heirs Can Sue Failure lo obtain elear title has often proved disastrous for purchasers. Heirs or early owners can and .sometimes do sue for and obtain possession. ' - , Any one of three methods is used to determine title. One i"> title insurance, widely used on the East and West coasts, abstracts of title h-. the Middle West, and the "Torrens System" used in a few stales where the state itself issues lie title. Protection Possible U. S. Advocates Home Building on Year-Round Basis Year-'round homo building hns been advocated by the Department of Commerce ns one means o( stepping up the nation's lagging residential construction program. While tlie delayed'completion of many homes is due lo shortages of several vital materials, mounting production of other scarce Items such ns hardwood flooring indicates that shortages will be less Impol-- tant factors in the fnlurc. Meeting the demand for new homes nnrt apartment houses then will tax Ihe facililies of builders, who customarily do less conslructlon work in winter. "Winterizing lias become common practice for large jobs," the department said In n recent statement, "but residential building continues to lag in this respect. Instead of a seven or eight-nionlh working period, efforts should point to a high level of activity wherever possible for 12 months in a year. Custom, not climate, is the principal drawback 'to wintertime building fti most areas of the country. Most building materials are little affected by cold weather. Canvas and heating appliances will protect both men and materials." Minimum Wage Increase \ Proposed by 11 Senators WASHINGTON, June 10. (UP) — Eleven senators, Including .two Ro- Dnblican.s, today planned ,to Introduce a bill lo raise the minimum hourly wugo of Industrial workers In interstate commerce IVom W cents lo 76 cents ut the end of two .Years. The bill would nlse the minimum wage Immediately to *8 eenii, to 70 cents at the end of one rev. and 75 cents lit the end ol the second,. * Sen. Claude Pepper, D, PU., one of the -bill 5 sponsor*, said the etit carried put the sufgMtlon of President Truman, when he signed the portal i«j bill b»n, (hat the minimum wage be raised to «6 cents. 1 Read Courier Neva Want Ads ubjecl colors home, or to cc.necl minor architectural fauils In old houses. Color Treatment It has been found Hint colors tend to make an appear larger, while cool Blvc a sense of smaller size. For. example, loo-lame dormers can be made lo appear smaller by pauitl:il> them H dnrlc ijrircn so they blend «ith tlie roof and then palntliig the window siish white. Or a house Hint I.s tall and narrow can be lied closer lo the mound stories In contrastliiK colors and accenting any horizontal lines. I'ry Surface Needed Summer Is an Ideal time !o apply paint either Inside or outside because moisture Is not so likely to develop on surfaces us at other times of Uu> year. Molslnre Is one of Ihc principal causes ol paint failures. Even the finest paint will prove unsatisfactory unless applied on a completely dry surface. One should never paint during humid or roBRy weather, nor immediately after a shower. Because of heavy summer dew frequently encountered, il Is wise to do no painting until the morning sun has dried all surfaces. considerably to the pherc in Ihe liouso. (inlet alinos- Sniiilation Is v.ind.s in the Mexico. entrusted to buz- smaller towns of Two Building Permits Issued Hc^e Post Week Only two building permits were Issued last week from the olficc of Cllv Engineer Jo c Cnrncy. Tlie permits were Issued lo liu- ford cooley (or a 12 by 14-fjot hamburger stand on Soulli 'Jlst street to be bnlll at nn estimated cost of $500 and to W. E. Cobb for the addition of two rooms to a residence at 2020 Wesl Rose lo l,e cbnslruclcd at an estimated cos 1 , of $600. ' Both abstracts of title and title insurance involve a complete ;carch of the history of Ihe property from earliest times. Hidden defects m titles, such as forgeries of early deeds, or other flaws often appear. Frequently the chains of title involve examination of hundreds of documents. To protect tlie real estate buyers, abstracting |lirms and tiLIc insir Draperies of Fireproof Materials Developed a nee companies came many ye^rs ago. Now. into for bci Fireproof drapery fabrics made of asbestos and glass have been developed for use in theaters, res- laurants, auditoriums, hotels, and other places of public assembly. The new fabrics are light liilwcight and said to have excellent draping , ;> qualities. Asbestos fibers have Ion's ir.'lbcen used in the manufacture of !iiij, roofing shingles, siding and other • cn _ fireproof building materials. 3"ild- Restoration of Flooring Important in Modernizing In modernizing an old home il Is Important to give proper attention to worn floors, when floors arc of oak, they probably can be restored to their original beauty at rcln- lively Illlle cost by sanding and refinishing. In some cases it may be advisable o Install new floors. More complete -mxlcrnizatlon of the home can he effected In this way, too. for outmoded door sills may be nniittc;!. Oak and other hardwood Moorinjf may IK laid riglil over the old floors. The'strips should be lengthwise of the house and should rim -.onllmiously through doorways nf idjolnlng rooms. The elimination of thresholds, making tlie floors flush throughout the house, adds' considerably to appearance. ci'.mcl cannot go without w;i- ler lor.gcr lhaii three days, without losing strength. Dcpcndablc Electric Work! Whether it's a \iicuum cleaner at home or a dynamo in your plant building . . . we've a Mr. Vis-It to repair it right! Wo arc completely staffed and equipped to handle all types of Electrical work. Call on us for all your electric needs. '.• Don't Pay Twice : : . Our Work Is Guaranteed! £-• "We Do,/t Right the First Time" CHARLIE'S ELECTRIC SHOP 116 North First Phone 2993 :: : Alt-Steel At Amazingly Low Prices! This new scientific kilchcn shortens your work-day—gives you more lime for play. Cabinets, sinks ... sparkling white with black trim... easy lo keep spotlessly clean ... built of steel to last a lifetime... lils any size kitchen, new or old, without ripping out walls or floors . . . yet in most cases is priced no more than old-style wood, kitchens. Phone us, or come in. BOB MALONE • Plaster • Stucco • Concrete Phone 2028 START YOUR OWN PAINT-UP CAMPAIGN The*e famous product* will help you do a perfect job! , Yane-Calvert's Paints Wallpaper direct from the mill at lowest prices. • . : I Bruce Cleaner and Wax Floor Polisher for Rent E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY 319 W. Ash St. Phone 551 HUBBARD Hardware Co. 21 ,'l W: Main, Phone 2015 Give Your Skin a Tingle In Spite of Rising Heat Waves After tlit cooling tub ... or re- frcshing .shower, you'll be happy to face the temperature again /. . . with n fresh, coolitij* feeling that i.s delightful, .indeed! Pure wnler is the No.. 1. essential for the health of every individual. AM our efforts are directed toward maintaining an abundancn of pure water, so essential to the health and happiness of. the people of Blytheville. Wafer Is Your Cheapest Commodity Use It Freely Blytheville Water Co. BERNARD ALLEN, Miai|cr "Water It Your Cheapest

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