The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 12, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 12, 1947
Page 6
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PACK SIX BLTTHEVITXE (ARK.) COURIER TUnESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1947 BETTER HOMES Business Section Moves f ast On Main While Residential Area Expanding to the West While Bll'lhevllte Is expanding Westward residential)!' nnd South- wnrd iiiduilrially. tiie East end of the city Is making n bid tor recognition with.the construction there of new business buildings. Four new buildings ar? iv, various stages of construction nnd re- ports-olotlwrs contemplated have been received and will be surveyed later. "**~Feelings "of merchants in the East En'd Mii regard to the expansion . possibilities of that section of the cliy, with Main street at its focal point, were expressed- today by n Blytheville retailer, who sain thai • "people here hive ignored the East • End- top long.'v "It's- here nnd we're going to make them realize It. Tliere's only one'direction left 'for business to go r aml that's Bast," the retailer continued, $43,COfl frill-lure on III))' Expected to. be completed by Sept. 1 • is one' of the largest of the East End's new business buildings, which will be headquarters for live firms. At an estimated 'cost of $40,000, II Is being built by Jack Pinley no'jluson and is located on Lilly Street about Imlf a' block Soiilh of Main. The biillclinrt, with about half a bicck of frontage, is divided -Into space for five firms. Four firms have rented space in Ihe building ami arc moving In their equipment. These firms include a shoe repair shop lo be operated by Allen pickard, tlse Warner commercial refrigeration. .Hrm,'Daws and Parker Aitto Parts, and Daws Garage. The fifth .section is expected to tie completed by Gent.-1. The building is of brick construe- tloii^ with a second lloor above Ihe North three sections.' The second HOOT ' Is' ucina; made Into njwrl- Water Company Plans Expansion Site Selected for 500,000 Gallon Tank To Cost $65,000 The 500.000-gallon capacity water lanK t« be eo.osiriictcd by the Dlythcvlllc Water Co. will 1« locnl- ret on the Novths'csl comer of (lie property ' occupied by the T*dev:il Compress ;uiil Storage "Co. Plant No. 2. II WHS learned today. After data from,soil focarhiK tests have been co-np:l'-;rt to dclcvmlnc IKI-JI- much load '.lie land on the-.', site will Dear, n contract will foe tet. for work on lite tank's IniKe concrete base, Bernard Mien, ninn- iu;fi of the wetter c-J.'iijxiny, said co- '[hc tests , «ii'.lsr«'ny ami Shower Stall Easily Built conirjuM Is to l)e let ROOK. Techide come* in p**t« form. Can be mixttl in ju«& jiffy. Absolutely no mcssl No jiccd to israjjc of shabby Old wallpopcr TccMde wall* may .be quickly washed with mild »cap and -**UT IT'S WASHABLE! Dries In 1 Hour Here »re four advantages of Pillsbiirgh** Tcchidc Wall Paint. **, 1. One coat of Techide is nsunMy sufficient — may be applied right over wnlpnpcr, diiifty piaster, or basement walls, elc. 2. One gallon covers airavcragc room.': 3. Easy to apply and quick to dry, 4. Washable— -stays spaOcss \v\Ui ortVninry soap *md wntcr. •- • Redecorate your rooms nt small cost wltlr Pittsburgli'Tcchule. . Made in 5 Colors and White • Paint RIGHT with COLOR DYNAMICS Paint BIST with PITTSBURGH PAINTS HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. Phone 2015 Wrrk en c'in?lir..-tioi: of the tank Hsi'll is cxpeste (Uo begin laic next n.T'h. he <?i'-l i&Umnted cui'. of Hie structure Is i fiS.HOO. A',uul £-',».GOO of tills •I'nounl will IK- Client for covuilruc- :'.,! nf thj tank llftif, wlitlc tlio leinnlndcr wii. go for the concrete \ base Mr. <s;ijr. sa'.rt. Tank W« ! K ! 's 2f> Tims The .tank will v.eii;h about. tons mid SOU cuolc: vare'.s of concrete will K" hil^ 1<> foundation. The .dnmcsti" -vcler supply '.s liornml, Mr. AUe;i jiiiri. and iirincl- pal use of the :H'.':e< : . facihUes will be for five proiocllon. The tank's supply will niiiin ; :i:n n constant pressure In wntiir end fire mnln; whereas the preor-uit- flucUuUes at present during i'c:tind<> of heavy consumption such us the current hot B|10ll. Additional water lines will 'oe 'aid and connect with the hues on Main street. The tank will hj 100 feet In height nnd ivill be similar lo tins present, lank, Construction of the new tnnk follows recommendations of the Fire i'i-ei'en'-it>:i Association nnd will aid in riikiiiE Blytheville from i present seventh-place Insurance ting. Erection of the lank will be nulled by the PlUsburgli-Des oincs Steel Co. A shower stall constructed of ijlass block is one of the .simple-si und most economical to install. Only one lloor-to-ceiling panel o( block is needed to 'farm the enclosure in one corner of the balli- ronm. > H provides a moiatnro-prool. finished surface on tlie room ami shower sides. This eliminates th added expense of filch *j material. M waterproof Kaiser Urges , Increase in Steel Output Insulux glass block borrows light from the hathiopni, eliminating the need for wiring and a lighting fixture inside the shower enclosure. Because it is not transparent, the block panel affords privacy in regular or departmentalized bathrooms. Either a curtain or conventional shower door can be installed in lilt stall's opcnintf' City Engineer Issues Permits For 6 Buildings WASHINGTON, Aug. 12. (UP) —Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser today called for an "all-out investigation" of ll>i? steel -Industry by the Senate and charged that the peace of the world ant! the U. S. economy Is Imperiled by the industry's refusal t<> expand. Kaiser's demand lor an investigation by "the senate Investigating -ouimittcfis wr-- 1 : coupled, with an mtouncenient that the i j crmn- icnte Metals Corp. had acquired 00,000 shares r.l stock in the Kai- cr-Frazcr Automobile Company. Permaneute, the Kaiser alirml- um company, Is' owned by Kaisei 1 Yours to enjoy MIRRO-MATIC Gymnasium At Wilson Halt Finished Bricklaying on the new gymnasium l<ir tin: Wilson School is indcrway ant! in addition to the chool cafeteria is half completed ames Grain, member of the Wilson OjOTid of Education, said today The new (jymnnasuim, being built it a cost of approximately vill give Wilson one of the few tile ir.dcor swimming pools in the otate operated by public school sys- ems Housing complete (ithlelic facili ics, the gymnasium is 110 by 191 eel and is expected to be complct- Work Started On Building to House Exhibits Raising of meisi supports lo hold ] the curved sheet metal siding is i underway toda-^ in the construction j | Of a new qucnu:et-lype Negro exhibit banding nt the Mississippi I County Fairgrounds. j ThOj foundaUon has l>ecn laid for I a second rjuonset-lypc structure to l>e used as n livestock exhibit building. Metal parts for both buildings ore on the ground and ready to be assembled. The buildings will be completed In time for use during the Northeast Arkansas district Pair which begins September 22. Work is expected to' begin .soon on blucktopping of all drives in the park to reduce dust when the roads are In "heavy use such as at fair- time. -A contract for the surfacing 1ms been let to. the Wilson Construction Co. of Wilson. Another project scheduled to begin in the near future is the laying of Ei concrete midway for use by carnivals that KC-I \ip at the Fairgrounds. Hughes Construction Co. was awarded the contract for this work. net ft group of the six contractors vho were associated with him in he building of Boulder Dam. Six building permits for business mil residential construction were .sued last week from the office of City Engineer Vloe Carney. The permits granlea include the following: To A. H. Hall, for Hie addition of one room to a garage at 1415 West Walnut; estimated cost, $300 To E. R. Alley, for a four-room frame residence at 122 West Vins; mated cost, «5,OBO. To Mrs. Mary J, Drake, for the addition of one room to a house .it 111 Eist Rose; estimated cost, $350. To Mrs. Sybil Phillips, for a 21 by 105 concrete block business building nt 412 East Main; estimated cost, 5.000. To the Blytheville Water Co, for a concrete foundation for, and erection of, a 500,000-gallon capa- "It is my firm belief that uot! city water tank on the Northwest 0 J _ I ,-,,. ,„_ _r II,„ TLI_,l^r«l frtmtM-at-c- 'lily the economy of our country >ut the peace o[ the world is en- langered by the failure of our sti-el mlvtstry to provide additional steel canacity for a sound productive economy and provide .sufficient steel to meet, worlct v/ide demands,' 1 Kaiser said. Hot Springs Asks Support in Fight To Get Stadium HOT'' SPRINGS, Ark., Aug. 12. (UP) — Hot Springs business ami civic leaders have called on .-the vest of the state for support in their legal fi?ht against the proposed location of the million dollar memorial stadium in Little Rock. A committee <H nine men issue:! a statement explaining their position and calling for support. They said the stadium commission set up by Oov. Bon Laney acted contrary to its own rules, and favored Little Rock. The committee claims Hot Springs was the only city to get its bid in before the commission-established deadline of 0 a.m. Saturday. Play Safe! Buy Fixtures From "Pete" ... Oui- fixtures arc the '*' H * l< > '*' *'«"«<l anywhere, properly installed and may be FINANCED the l-'HA EASY-PAYMENT I'LAN "PETE" the Plumber T09 N. First Phone 2731 Corner of the Federal Compress, The Hot s in commi ttee said, and Storage Company s Plant No. i ,.- 3 peop , e o£ ' Hot Springs bp , leve 2 site; estimated cost, $05.000. To H. C. Thompson, for a metal that under the conditions set forth by the commission they were the B . a '.'' 1KC -. i nnn LfiC!P '' C S "' eet; estimatctl , hi(tlj bidders, 'and that legally and cost. 82.000. j morally the stadium should be lo; cateit in Hct Springs. Kaiser said Congress should' pay \~J\ffifn\t f"f OITIC particular attention to the "lack o steel making capacity." : ; He compared the steel industry with the aluminum industry, which he said now has a capacity five times that of prc-wnr. This increased output Is due to Uie emergence of the Kaiser interests an<l the Reynolds Metals Co., he said. U/' • kf j«j I Laney to Present Wiring Needed Wnr yAwn . fn PRESSURE nont. 'Mr. Robinson said. There .\ill be nine iwo-iuul three-room uiifnrniElicd efficiency apartments, lie -snicl. Itnilils Carasc, Sales Koom Another large structure is the nearly cciv.nlclcd $-15,000 uarage and service station being Wiilt by George M, Lcc to house the Lee Motor Co. Housing a nulomobilc showroom, parts department, tcpuiv shop and office suucc, the brick iiuilding is du'J to be romplctccl late this month or enriv in September. Mrs. Sybil P.'iilllps. who operates n clothiiij,' store at 308 Ensl Main, is putting m> ?. new bttiMiiig at, -112 Girl of. Twelve Held ' As Slayer at Stepfather CAMDEN, Tenll., Aug. 12. (UP) A pretty 12-yar-old blonde (jirl who police snid "could pass for 1G or H" was iu police custody today accused "f the final slashing of her stepfather. Police said that Bett.v Jo and 02- year-old Eli Mills had argued over who would bring in the morning fitove wood. Tlie girl her 10-jcav-old mother, Rachei Miltp. Ujld police that Mills threatened violence. The girl, according to llu-ir story, lit Mills on the head with n pi of stove wood, grabbed a knife ami stabbed him In the back, the head and arms. East Main. built at an estimated cost , MEAIS IN A FLASH! Cook* 2 1 A Ib. ehieken in 15 minutes! FresK grwn pM«;:.2 minutes! AND... If you want to enjoy, speedy, healthful cooking—along with i&portant savings in time and money, the MIRRO-MATIC Pressure Pan is for you! Simple and sure becauss of the clever MIRRO MATIC Control that enables you to prc-sclect correct' cooking or canning pressure—5, 10 or 15 Ibs. Full 4-quart! opaoty—-ample for cooking bulky foods, and for canning three' one-pint jars. Instruction and recipe book furnished. Remember,! , too, fe'» MIRRO... the finest aluminumU ^S^s^'l*•>? .< ' < of S5.000, this building is 105 feet in JeniUli with n 22-ioot front and is of concrete block constrnclton. What the building will be used for lias nol l>ccn decided as ycl, Mrs. i'hillips said today. She said she hoped it, would be completed ivilhin Die next I TO weeks. Ncaring completion Is work on a building on MKII: near Laclrile which will house a beer tavern operated by Virgil Boyd in partnership with' Paul ?:trl-i:idall. The tavern will <ipen Saturday. Mr. Boyd said. The 28 by 70-foot building is connected with the new Boyd's Market vSlch opened tivo weeks ago. A telegr.-iph tltker to sports results will operate In the new tavern, Vr. Boyd said, the tavern and UK market were constructed at n rost of about $11.000. ed by Feb. 1. Mr. Cram said. Tlie addition to Uic sc-hool cafeteria, to cost approximately SIO,000, will bo lin'shod about mid- September, lie said. For Efficiency War Awards to Arkansas Men Efficient, convenient nnd eco-1 CAMP JOSEPH T. ROBINSOt; ical service from electric lights appliances is only possible when (be wiring is adequate, -and with thp jiimost daily development of nc-,i- electrical facilities, complete should be given top consid- : cration in home-plnnning. The house which is not sufficiently wired will soon be outmodeled and its value reduced, architects declare. An entrance cable must be pro- vklptl to sulmU enough electricity for future as well as present needs, plus enough circuits of large e- noiigh wire and plenty of outlets and switches in the right locations. All loo otlen a single outlet \s placed right where it is covered by n heavy piece of furniture and this is a sure .sign of thoughtless planning. One of the newer developments to overcame this is a wired Ark.. Aug. 12. (UP) — Military wards will be presented to Arkansas men Friday in connection with Governor's Day .celebration at the annual national guard encampment here. Receiving tho awards will be 'apt. Stanley 'H. Casey of Batesville, who wil; get the Silver Star for heroic action during world war LWO and Col. Jiunes L,. Blakency, J corps, retired, of Ijltle I Rock who will receive the Bronze Star. I The awards will be made by Gov. Ben Meanwhile Ei-ig. Gen. II. L. Me- J Alistcr has announced that Camp. Robinson will probably become a' permanent camp for the Arkansas National Guard. Especially if it's Painted with Vane-Calvert's Whitest Paint It's good business sense to paint frequently, not only for appearance but to safeguard your investment and save repair bills. Let us estimate free. Pay by the month. "Friendly Building Service" E.G. ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY 319 W. Ash St. Phone 551 The tevtw "high seas" refers to strip with an outlet every two or'all oceans outside of territorial three feel to be placed on top of .waters. the baseboard. Read Courier News Want Ads Only five of the 40 islands -the s'ciily group are inhabited. jTherc is a big differ- 1 ; ence between selling a lire insurance pol-' icy cm<J tendering a complete service. By, giving you the right • policy, we prepare' | ourselves to give you ( the tight servic*_in. case o! IQSB.^JT.-' NOBLE GILL] ACC N CV HOTIU •ice. GORGEOUS NEW PATTERNS WALLPAPER WH.Vi fnll awl the busy month? nroiiwl the comer, you'll he wanting your liotisc to re-, fleet tlie genuine comforts of home to your family. And Uieru's iioUiiiiE thai can do tUc job better than new wallpaper for every room in your home. Experienced Decorators At Your Service At No Kxlra Cost to You! Visit Our Store Today Deal's Paint Store "Yovir Wallpaper 'Style Center" 109 Eosr Main St. Phone 469 More Light Means More EGGS There'll be money in poultry this fall . . . ANO IN KG OS, TOO! Stimulate tl\e slow layers in your henhouse by burning an electric litfhl continuously. Coir linuous liBliting inspires ealing ami hreodiiiK whicl: resiills in greater profits to you'. IF YOUR FARM IS NOT I'ROI'BRLY WIHKD CAM- MS FOR I-RKB ESTIMATB—2!>M— CHARLIE'S ELECTRIC SHOP 116 North First Phone 2993

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