The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 28, 1939 · Page 24
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March 28, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 24

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Ideal Sand and Gravel Will Display Curios YOU Can Own a Home Like This! Make that dream of a newer, more m o d e r n home . . . or a new home of your own . . . conic true this spring. See us at once ond let us show you how easy it is to own a beautiful, comfortable a n d modern home of your own. See Our Display at the BUILDERS' SHOW ROOFING SHINGLES FACE BRICK COMMON 8R1CK PLASTER COLORS INSULATIONS HEATILATORS WATER PROOFING! HOLLOW TILE EMBECO STEEL ANGLES ' PORTLAND CEMENT BRICK LAYERS- CEMENT MASONS' LIME FINISHING LIME VENETIAN BLINDS STEEL SASH FIREPLACE FIXTURES PLASTERS Mason City Builders Supply Co. 221 Seventh Street N. E. Phone 460 New Gravel Bins Built This Year Being as it is an essential part ol Mason City's huge building material industry, the Idenl Sand and Gravel company's display at the. No,IK Iowa BuUding and Home furnishing show V.'ed-I cold asphalt paving and sicje- nesday, Thursday ;»)d Friday | walk patch material has resulted as the success o f ' t h e product becomes more and more apparent. where this idea has been tried out. Business I'remising Business for the coming season ape'ais promising with building operations in substantial proportiqris'under way. Delivery of sand and gravel is now taking place to the Mason City public library and other local projects. Excellent prospects of demand from surrounding communities also is evident. will be of special interest to residents of this community and the surrounding territory. This year the company plans to display the different siz.es of sand and gravel, which it supplies the building industry in North Iowa and southern Minnesota. There-will be four sizes o£ gravel and three sizes of sand. Washed and screened, this sand and gravel will be representative of the huge tonnage of material that each year is shipped out of the modern plant of the Ideal Sand and Gravel company. To Show Fossils The company also will display an interesting collection of curios, fossils and stones that have been excavated as sand and gravel has been dug out. Officers of the company have constantly kept in touch with the most modern improvements in the fieid and every year have added something to the efficiency of the establishment. The retail sand and gravel bins have just been rebuilt and installed with steam coils in order to have available thawed out sand and gravel throughout the winter months. While still in the experimental stage, this improvement is expected to be an effective contribution to the building industry in the coming Tints Helpful in Concealing Spacing Errors; Aid Lighting Long a valued device of interior decorators, the use of wall and ceiling tints to conceal bad proportions and accent the feel. ing of space Is now being commonly used by home owners. Light colors, those mixed with while, tend to create a feeling of space and should be used as groundwork when this effect is sought. By using a gray background throughout the house, j brightened with light shades of yellow, pale green, coral, or other similar lints, a sense of space will be attained and normally dark rooms will appear brighter. It the house is too large and appears too empty, the action should be reversed. Dark shades, warm glowing colors, should be used to draw together an oversized room. Where too much sunlight streams into a room, the 'intensity should be tempered with green ov shades of blue. Rooms receiving too little sunlight should be treated with sun shades such as yellow, light gold, Mason City and North Iowa ^ Get Their Fine Flowers and Arrangements From the leading florist in this section for more than twenty-five years Our l a r g e stock of superb p l a n t s and cut flowers, plus unexcelled artistry and service assures the ultimate the year 'round. Easter Sunday, April 9th Make someone happy with flowers on Easter morn. LANDSCAPING for the Home BEAUTIFUL Nothing adds, or detracts, from the beauty and charm of your home as much as the landscaping! A suitable planting of shrubbery and perennials wiH change a plain house into a beautiful home. 1205 S. Federal Ave. RAY W. WHORLEY, Mgr. SEE OUR DISPLAY AT THE BUILDERS' SHOW COMPLETE LANDSCAPE SERVICE use Phone 55

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