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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 30, 1950
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TUESDAY, MAT;80, 195" BLYTH1CVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS ?AGB Insulation Best Applied When jjouse Is Built Installation Costs Less When Home Still Under Construction High living costs, Including cost of fuel, necessitate the complete insulation of new homes at the time they are built, both to save money and (a maintain maximum comfort, it was declared today by a spokesman for the Construction Research Bureau, national clearing house for building Information, Unless every possible fuel economy is practiced, many buyers of new homes may experience hardship in meeting their payments on mortgage principal nnd interest because high fuel costs take a heavy bite out of the monthly family income. Full-thick insulation of all homes is urged by the U. S. Bureau o ! Mines which considers insulation "an essential element of dwelling construction." This is based 01 findings that about 35% in fue savings will be effected If Insulation is placed between top-flooi celling and roof and exposed wall; are filled with this insulation. "Not all prospective home-owners nor even building contractors, fully realize the importance' of complete Insulation," It was said. Insulation should be applied a ; a house Is being built be it Is more economical to in then, accord ing to t h e Con struction Research Bureau. When Installed during construction, com plete insulation rarely exceeds 3% of the cost of the house. Fuel savings and the resulting dollar savings which come from Insulation, are especially Important to war veterans with G.T. insurance money, who have bought homes with very small down payments or none at all, and hence face high monthly carrying charges. Many of these veterans, newly mn—ied, have had no experience with home operating costs and therefore fail to re al ize tha t hea ting cos f s t a ke large proportion of their monthly income. Since repeated tests show thcit 35% of the fuel can be saved by complete, full-thick insulation, this means an annunl saving of approximately 594.50 in the average home burning 1.80D gallons of 15-cent fuel oil a season. This Is equivalent to more than one month's payment on i a $10,000 20-year, 4% mortgage. tl-itlr c w stiRi t Circular Window Beautifies Home _rn A large-paneled circular floor- la-celling pic- lure window forms the front wall of the Jiving room of this pleasant ranch - style home. Red Cc- "dar ftxtcvior siding and shingle further addtoitschann. Modern-design corner windows and long horizontal root lines are attractive. In its 24'4".\35' dimensions, the house contains V/< rooms. A -abinet wall divides (he 12'7"x21' living room from the lO'xlO'3" •.tchen. Stove and sink are compactly alined against wall adjoining oath to effect saving on plumbing installation. Over-size closets have space-saving steel sliding doors. Rear-entry 10'3"x5'(i" utility room contains (lie heating unit. Tlie hot-water radiant healing system is doubly efficient and economical to operate hecause all exterior walls and attic are protected with mineral wool insulation. The fronl bedroom is 12'xlZ'i", the rear one 12'2"x8'G". The rooms open conveniently into a small center hallway Building Code Modernization Gains Impetus from Industry Modernization nnd Improvement fire for one hour, such HS provide of building codes is moving forward by full-thick mineral wool insula rapidly as the National Association 1 lion, of Home Builders has Joined forces' of Water Heater Depends On Family Heeds With the increasing use of automatic clothes-washers and dishwashers, American homes need more hot water than ever before, says the Plumbing and Heating Industries Bureau. For small families, there Is available a water heater with a storage- rating of 20 gallons, which will take care of below-average hot water demands and limited laundering. A 30-gallon water heater is necessary lor three or four persons who make average use of a non-automatic clothes-washer. ' v For families of average size (three or four persons), the home water heater should have a storage-rating of from 30 to 50 gallons. Families witth four to six members will get best results from a water heater of more than 50 gallons capacity. Three successive loads In automatic clothes^washers call for R 50-gallon unit. If there is more thnn one bathroom a 50-gallon water heater is essential. Manufacturers now rate their water heaters on performance as well as storage capacity. This means Uf t a 30-gallon tank with a tem- p&rftture setting of 180 degrees will provide more hot water than n. 30- gallnn water heater with a setting of 160 degrees. with the Building Officials Conference of America In a 'program of establishing modern regulations in every community of the nation. It is a two-pronged move: (1) to reduce building costs by permitting the use of up-to-date materials and methods, nnd (2) to reduce the fire hazard which Is causing a daily loss of £2,000,000. The model code, drafted by the BOCA after three years of work, bases the use of materials on per- formancc rather than definitely specifying certain materials nnd methods of construction as used in most of today's existing building codes. Cost Reduction BOCA officials estimate costs can be lowered by 10^ or more thraugh use of standard performance codes. For example, the model code states that where fire-resistive partitions are required, they resist flames for one to l»t hours, instead of flatly stating that such walls shall be built of a specified material such as masonry. Mineral wool Insulation Is given Ihls required fire-resistance rating in the BOCA code and Its use In walls would permit substantial cost reductions by eliminating heavy, expensive construction. Other cost-cutting factors in the BOCA code Include a provision permitting truss-roof construction, the elimination of excessively thick bearing walls and partitions and numerous other features. The code is said by Its sponsors to provide even greater safety and a better house than some of the out-moded codes In use today. That codes need modernization every few years was indicated recently when Chicago adopted completely new code to take the place of its law enacted 10 years ago. The new regulations will foster the use of new materials and methods nnd permit any type of wall construction that will resist C/0 Reportedly Drops Fine Against Ex-Membc CHICAGO, May 30- W)—The Ch go Daily News repoted yestcrcla [hat John L. Lewis' United Min Workers union has dropped $50,00 fines and charges EigainstLloyd I Sidener, former president of UM Local 7455, SEdener, reached at hts Canto 111., home said he had hear nothing directly from the union, hi an official of the United Elect r Coal companies phoned him las night that his job was waiting f» him. Sidener said that he Is "sittln tight," however and win not retu to work unless he is restore [I to h union post as local president with | back* pay for the union, office as well as his mine job. Modernistic rend in Home Design Grows Home design during the next sward modern architectural line* ecadd will reveal a strong trend •aiming low-pilehcd roofs, with orrcspondlngly emphasis on box-like two-story house.'! so onunon today, according to a lead- is building trade publication . Interiors will be given n more ex- aiusive appearance by means of >l>cn planning," which involves a ihihmim of walls and makes lor rcaler flexibility of space, the lagazine said in a recent article, 'he combined living-dining room, Iready popular, may become virtu- lly standard. Generally, separate ining rooms will be found only In xpcnsive, luxury homes. Some architects favor reducing he si?.e of bedrooms in order to irovldc a larger areii for the "liv- ng" portion of the Better itilizatlon of floor and storage pace throughout the home will be alned by including built-in furn- fure and storage areas, the magazine pointed out. Other building trade sources dicate that while various relative!) icw construction materials will bi ised 011 a greater scale than here- ofore, many of the established products will be employed as ndensive- y as ever. Hardwood, for example, probabls will continue in its role as the prc ferred flooring for homes. In cur rent construction It is being usei more extensively than all othe looring materials combined. The species generally favored is oak ilthoxigh hard maple, beech, blrcl and pecan also are issed widely. Marooned Cow Rescued SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 30. I'j—Hossic, the cow which was mys- ?i'iously marooned for two days on small ledge sticking out from a lieer cliff on the American River, as been rescued. Volunteer firemen from nearby r air Oaks slid down to Bossie yes- crclay, tied a rope around her nnd enlly shoved her the rest o[ the •ay down Into the river. -She then warn lo safely—none the worse for lie experience. X THE CHAN'CKItY COUUT FOR Till: nilOKASAWIIA COUNTV, ARKANSAS H. R. A1KKN and W1LUE MAE A1KEN, Pl'f. vs. No. 11,225 RUBEN DUKES. IRMA l.KK DUKES. R. T. JAMKS, MARY JAMES and M. FREEMAN, Dfls. XOTICK OF SALE Notice Is hereby given that tho u n d e r s I g n e d, commissioner in linccry, will, pursuant lo the order of Ihe Chancery Court for tlie Chickiuitwba District of Mw» Roof Drains Neet Periodic Check Inspection and repair of gutters and downspouts often save many dollars and much inconvenience due to a damaged, leaky roof later on. The roof drainage system should be thoroughly cleaned. II inspection shows corrosion, the spot should be painted with white lead, holes fi"<xl with caulking compound, then painted annually to prevent rot. All downspouts should have wire strainer where they join the gutters, to prevent trash trom clogging the pipes. Supporting brackets should be firmly attached. When icicles form they should be removed to prevent roof and gutter damage and possible Injury to people. bounty, Arkansas, rendered on (he 19th day of April, 1951). In a cause therein pending wherein II. R. Alk- cn and Willie Mae Alkcn arc plaintiffs nnd Uubcn Dujes, frma Dukes, H. T. James. Mary James and M. Freeman arc defendants, on the 10 day of June. 1D50 offer for sale at public auction, at the South I5oor of the Mississippi County Courthouse at Blytheville, Arkansas, to Ihe highest and best bidder, the following lands and property in the Chlckasawba District of Mississippi County, state of Arkansas, to-wit: All of Lot 4, in Block 1 of tha IS. U. Aiken Subdivision of the South Half of the Southeast Quarter, of Section 15, Township 15 Norlh, Range It East. Said sale will be held belwcen the hours of nine o'clock in tlic forenoon nnd three o'clock in llic afternoon of the date aforesaid, upon the following terms: The sale shali be on a credit of three montlis to secure tin; payment of judgment for $208.33. together with interest at 8 per cent per annum from November L7, h>18, and lor all costs herein expended by plaintiffs and costs of this action. The purchaser at said sale will be required to give bond, with approved security, to secure the payment of the purchase price ami a lien will be retained on said lands further to secure such money. Witness my hand this 15 day of May, 1950. Harvey Morris, Commissioner in Chancery 5|10-23-30 EDSON Continued from Page 4 •lowjwmts. Mr, cooko RIVCS one ex- imple. Tlicre Is no iiRrccmciil n- nong experts on whether what Is clone to ihe surface of the land has anything to do with Ihe ground voter level bcnc:ith the surface. Geological Survey thinks there Is ittlo or no relationship. Bureau of Soil Conservation thinks that, surface conditions have everything to do with sub-surface water conditions. So thu two aRcndes have been .iskrd to submit briefs on their conflicting theories, w ith supporting data. The experiences of California ami the I^oirisvlllc area, In "recharg- : ing" water from outside sources, to raise grouml-water levels, will be considered. Then "neutral" engineers will try to bring everything into harmony. This Is what Mr, Cooke, who Is a Quaker, says the Friends do In trying to, arrive at "Ihe sense of the mccllntr." I-'roin this procedure on oilier controversial nsnects of the water problem, the commission hones It can produce sound policies for future KUiilnnec. The commission's report will cover such subjects as stream pollution, navigation, municipal water supply, flood control, hydro-electric power development, Irrigation, erosion, up-stream vs. down-stream development, Innd use and water rights. One or the commission's first notions was to prepare a lough niies- tionnnirc on local wider problems. H sent these'questionnaires to some fil) slate universities, engineering schools and water authorities. A great deal oj work has gone into these regional reports. In June the commission will take to the road. H will hold two-day hearings In Sioux City, Spokane, Sin Francisco, Denver and I-'ayctte- vllle, Ark.; Springfield, Mass., and Atlanta, C7a. National Association ol Electric Companies nnd Edison Eicctlc Institute have been asked for their views on hydro-electric power development, if the Cooke Commis- sion can get any "sense of ths meeting" between these groups and tho public power navocaics, it will Indeed be good and well worth tha cost. Counting the tower, the Empire State Building in New York Is 105 stories tall. The modern skyscraper has so many windows it would he a wosle ot time to count them. Political Announcement The Courier News llns been author- l/,ed to announce tlie following candidates, subject to the Democratic primaries, July 25 and Ausur.l 8. I'OR COUNT? JUDGE Roland Green KOB STATE RKl'KKSKNTATIVE U n. Autry He-election post No. I John .T. Cownn Kenneth S. Stllccr Post No 2 E. C. "Gene" Flccmtm (For rc-elcctlon Post No, *) W. F. Wells For State Senator W R. Nicholson J. Lee Bcnrden SHERIFF AND COLLECTOR OSCR Nunnally Count On For Paint Jobs That LAST! Modumatlc Comfort' CAN BE YOURS THIS WINTER WITH The New Oil-Saving Warm Air FURNACE *MorfumafK comfort mtans even temperature and constant circulation of freshly warmed *iri heat ft modulated to outside weather condition!. No fluctuating lemperalute No up and down heat. Means greater winter comfort — belter health. Automatk+Work-Frec+HealtMultDirt-Fr* 2-BEDROOM HOME Completely installed for as low as FRANK SIMMONS TIN SHOP 117 South Broadway Phone 2651 paint yoor painter recommends — "Dutch Eoyi" It's specially btcndcd lo serve your paint needs best! And for all the "Dutch Boy" products you need—from primers » houx points to vnH paint! — Kt m TCX>*T< " Dial 551 and The Man from the LUMBER YARD will be glad to make you an estimate on your paint needs. \\'e will help you select the right painter. Ask about our Easy Payment Plan. E, C. Robinson Lbr. Co. WATER Is Your Cheapest Commodity ... USE IT FREELY! Blytheville Water Co. Blytheville, Ark. "PETE" The p|umber ' Sei: "There's no mystery here, i('s .strictly nn 'Inside job'. We'll have it cleaned in a jifly—speed, mir mnllo— top quality, our service!" PHONK 2731 Us Install That Extra Hatluoom or Modernize Your Present Halhvoom Are Termites Ruining Your Property? Government sliitislics say (hat Tcrmilc damnfce was second only lo fire in I ho United Stales. We will riiake an inspection and give yon an cslimalc, if needed, without cost. Our work is licensed by the Arkansas Slnlc riant Board—we have 12 years of experience to gimninlce you satisfaction. • FREE INSPECTION • SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. H. C. niankcnship 309 ICusl Kentucky . .. ..., L. J. Zeltcr Phone 2350 or 3579 'GASOLINE —TRACTOR FUI5L — KEUOSENE FUEL OIL — DIESEL FUEL OIL & GREASE G. 0. POETZO1LCO. 2089—Phone—2089 Office: 11 6 W. Walnut Bulk Plant: Promised Land TRUCK BEDS Mod* from the Finest Oak BARKSDALE MFG. CO. LOANS CARS, TRUCKS Real Estate i FHA United Insurance Agency A. F. (Dec) Dietrich, Mfrr. 1st It Main— Hear Citj Drug Blrthcvllte, Ark. You'll Love Our Flowers! BLVTIIEVtLLB FLOWER MART Mcmphli lllwij Fhonc 6002 RADIO AND TELEVISION REPAIR Fnclory-Traincd Mechanics Any Make or Model Prompt Service Reasonable Prices Phone 2642 We Pick Up and Deliver Fred CoHihan 110 So First SI.. Rlylheville In England — It's Ihe Chcmisl Shop In France — It's Ihe Apothecary Shop In Blylhcville — It's BARNEY'S DRUG For Expert PRESCPxIPTlON SERVICE The Strongest GRAIN BIN Made The Martin "Husky Gainl" is U. S. Gov'l. approved —weather-proof, fireproof, ratproof. Designed especially for soybean growers, this storage bin contains more steel than any other. The 2Vi in. corrugation prevents bulging am! sagging. Sold by Blytheville Soybean Corp. Blytheville Phone 6856

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