The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 13, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 13, 1950
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TUESDAY, JUNE 13, lf)50 BI.YTHEVIT.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK THREE HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN From Tree House to Mansion- All Men Dream of a Home N>7W YORK, June 13. (fl 1 )—The greatest home-lovers arc those who "ever bought a house. BpOr so it seems U> them, ^Owning a place of his own is one o( man's oldest dreams, and nothing proves more surely that, to this extent at least, he is a capitalist by nature. It begins In childhood. And n growing boy relives the history of the human race's desire for a better shelter. Soon after he learns to walk he slarti crawling under the table and piling chairs around it- to build htm a kind of lean-to home. Next he digs a cave in the backward, roofed over with tin, where he can roast potatoes over a smuul- dering fire and eat them half-raw In smoky, savage dignity. Limbs Are Kinked Then he rl-sks breaking his arms, Jegs and neck to build a tottery tree house in the nearest elm or oak, and feels he is indeed monarch of all he surveys. And, finally, he comes down into the backyard again and constructs a woort- en shack as a kind of cluhroom for his pals. He posts a sign on the door; "Grownups—stay out! means ' you! ! 1 " He usually has a lock on hi? shanty, too. And tliat shows he joi/v has a person sense of property. T For a few years he doesn't do any more building. He is busy with finishing school and going through the cocoon agony of becoming an adult. Dreams of Home After he gets a job and marries. lie 'starts dreaming again of n place really his own. Wiiethor he actually does buy a home or stays & renter the rest of his days, he 1 never forgets the thrill of that first Jungle lean-to in his parents* living room, the cave, tree house and shanty in the backyard. The yearning is there, inherited across the ages. For home stands for security much more than it does for mere pride of possession. t And the longer he goes without his own home the more he wants it -in his heart, no matter what his mouth says. "Can't Make Up Mind** My trouble is I can't make up my mind what kind of a home I really want. At first all I wanted was a log cabin like the one rhoreau lived in at Walden Pond. 3uL this was Impractical. I couldn't build It. I knew if I went into the woods and cut down a .tree — it would fall on me. That's how Jnept I am. Once I even was run over >y a milk wagon. Later came the grandolse period. I wanted an estate with formal gardens and a huge 4€-room mansion with 47 bathrooms—something crawling with nth century draperies and Italian renaissance marble. I didn't give up this dream merely because It would require $3,COO,000. Who knows—a kind'mil- lionaire might leave me that, * "30 Servants? No!" "Why, it would take 30 servants to staff a place like that," ft friend loltl me. Well, that ended that Who wants 30 maids and but- tlers pad-padding about his halls? Every Sunday for the last 13 years I've spent most of the day going through the real estate sections, mentally buying a home one moment, discarding it the next. There's something wrong with them all. It isn't the size of the house anymore. I'll settle for six, an .ere and a view of mountain mid water. But I cant decide where I want my house. I'd lik<: it in Connecticut and Maine, in Florida and California, on the Riveria and on Hong Kong, in Kansas City and in Seattle. And in Albuquerque and on the Isle of Capri—and on, at least a hunti- red other* places- It looks now as though my dream- house—if I ever get it—will hf: a trailer with a built-in rock garden. and a portable outdoor oarbecue pit. . The first broadcast of a heavyweight championship boxiqg light was the Dempsey-Carpcntlcr battle at Jersey City, N. J., July 2, 1921; At DREIFUS For Father's Day give... Samsonite Luggage the gift he'll appreciate for ears to come FATHER'S DAY IS JUNE 18 H«n's twa-Smlef $25.00 Surprise Dad on Father's Day with a ^ matched set of fine Samsonite luggage, the gift he'll appreciate for years to come. You can get two pieces, the men's 2-suiter and overnight case, for less than you'd expect to pay for just one of such quality. Samsonite has a miracle, better-than-leather covering that resists scuffing and marring. And with solid brass locks and long wearing's luggage that's ready for anything! Come in and make your selections from our complete stock of styles and finishes. MEN'S OVERNIGHT _. $17.30 MEN'S TWO-SUITER 2i.OO PUUMAN CASI „ 27-30 HAND WARDROBE -....-... 15.00 All putt*. pTui to*. Easy Credit Terms at Absolutely No Fxtra Cost ANNIVERSARY OFFER AUTOMATIC MUST ACT flOW... OFFER LIMITED TIME ONLY! There's a big saving for you in this great Golden Anniversary Special — if you buy a new Coleman Floor Furnace now! You'll have a better-heated home next winter with this fully automatic in-dour furnace that needs no Lending from fall to spring. It's A clean, silent, automatic heating system that gives big- furnace warmth with economical use of fuel. Buy now — when our installers aren't busy — and save 15%! Here's How a Coleman Automatic Floor Furnace Works TH£ COID AIR GOES IN HEM IHi WARM AIR COMtS OUT HERE AND COHIfOKT GOfS ROUND AND ROUND Take your choice of styles T NEW COLEMAN OIL FLOOR FURNACE FJot Register Model. Lies flush v;lth the floor, takes no living space. No basement needed, no air ducts it's n complete heating unit lo Itself. Equipped with automatic fuel control valve. NEW COLEMAN OIL FLOOR FURNACE Dual Wall Model. It's placet! under wall or partition with registers on both sifter. Both rooms can he healec] at Ihe same time. H.inrly rfgnisUoi's in rollers Rive finger-tip control ovtr How of. heal into cither or both rooms 1C desired. A new Coleman OU Floor Furnace needs no basement, no air ducts. Just slip It in the floor. Takes up no living space. Draws cool air oft the floor, heats It and circulates It In every nook and corner. Warms Uie floors and the low "living none" where children play. Gives a complete change of freshly warmed air from 3 to 5 times an hour. Here Is the furnace that assures you whole-house warmth I Here are the exclusive Cofeman features that give you warmer floors, a better-heated home: ' 1. FAMOUS LOW-DRAFT BURNER produces heat at low cost' (sec illustration). 2. OVERSIZE HEAT EXCHANGER increases heat output for a warmer home. 3. NEW FUNCTIONAL AIR FLOW DESIGN steps up over-all warm air circulation. 4. 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