The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 18, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 18, 1947
Page 9
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COUR1KR NEWS TAGE BETTER HOMES Wilson Theater Building Started New Structure Will House Four Business Firms, Masonic Room Construction Is underway today on n new building in Wilson which will house a theatei 1 , four firms and a fraternal order'*; club room. John E. Grain of Wilson, who is building the structure, said yesterday that it would cost an cstl- Jnalcd $150,000. In addition to r>;ic 0 for the theater, 4hc builrtin h will hou.-iR a drug store, a cleaning establishment, beauty and barber shops and a Masonic club room. The theater will seat approximately 600 persons, Mr Craln said. It Is e;;pcctcrt 1o be completed in about six months. The foundation Insulation Board Quiets Noise, Aids Acoustics Almost every family In the United States possesses at Icnst one radio. It Is (his fact that has prompted builders o give more attention to acoustical considerations In modern buildings. Intensive research has shown that when a Kounrt T quicling material, such as insulating board, Is used to build ceilings or walls, the quality of radio reception Is Improved. The insulating board subdues Interfering noise.s and lessens Ihe penetration of sound from outside the room. BUILDING FROM THE GROUND UP has been laid thus tar. The building will be two -stories high and will be constructed of brick with a structural' glass front. It will be 100 by 120 feet. While the name of the theater Is imdecited, It may be called The Wilson, Mr. Crain said- A manager has not been named as yet, he said._ The new building Is located adjacent to the Wilson Tavern THE alert horn* builder will k**p watch over things as hli hous* goo up. Here or* »ome valient point* to be chocked. Equally Important, before actual building begins, 'are neighborhood/ services luch as water, sewers, gas and electricity and nature of tha subsoil. TEST gulteri for proper pitch, to mafce iiir» woler will be carried off. Leaden mult carry water away fcorn ihe foundolion. Inspect shinglei for thickness, closo fit, firm nailing. BUILD your houst ort a firm foundation, «lt* ir will lag. Waterproof foundation pf«v*r\H dampneii fiorn M*>plng through. Lock On the Bank? No Cash On Hand? Well Give You Easy Terms! If you need a new water heater, electric or oil, General Electric sink, dishwasher and disposal unit or other plumbing and heating needs, don't despair because of a lack of ready cash. We will fje glad to arrange-Easy F.H.A. terms ou new fixtures, materials, and workmanship. Come in today and see how easily you can have the work done "on time." PETE" The Plumber 109 North 1st Street Phone 2731 LEFT: PROPER insulation can cut fuel bill. Mineral wool li being uied here, Government reports thii typ« of Emulation ii deiir- since il re- slsli firr?, mohlure, ihort circuits, t«f- mitei, vermin and FOUNDATION planltngi and towns will not flourish in heavy subsoil from the cellar excavation. A good depth of topioit must be provided to as sura vigorous growth. : l:. > HANGING f;om the raften H one way 1o reil lumber cnJ the firmneis of framework. Beams should not bend, framework thould not quiver or ihake. RIGHT: ENTRANCE doorways and Interior doon should not be too narrow. They ihould be large enough la permit postage of baby carriages or your furnilur* when you~- move in. Doors should swing easily on their hinge I. One Way to list Paper "greenbacks" win b e available soon. f< It is going to "°'" »•'"«* Work on 92,000 Homes Launched During October WASHINGTON, NOV. II. (UP) — Th« Labor Department hi* wtl- mulerl th«t construction was ilart- fd lust month on »J,000 new permanent, hotnes, Indicating that thin will bf. the iirealett homebulldinf year ilnee tills. 'It Is likely thiil around M,000 new permanent dwelling will be started by the. end of the year," !he Department said. It added that about 110,800 housing unltn were started the first 10 montlu of this year, 40,000 more (nun during the (ull 12 montha of 19M. "The spurt made in Ihe late Summer and Fall reflect* optlmltn regarding general economic condition* and the letting that no break. In the )>rlce structure will occu this year," the Department said II said thnl. tip to last Oct. 31 058.100 new hunir.'i were completed this year — im increase of 50 l*r cent over Inst year's total. Houses Erected at Turn Of Century Termed Good Buys /or Remodeling Thousands of well-built homes on the real estate market throughout the country which were erected around the turn of the century nre going begging for buyers, despite the fact they have tremendous posslblllMcs for remodeling at, relatively low cost. Generally, lnns« Vlclorlnnn houses are large rind are being offered at low prices because the family has dwindled In size. Meet of them were hotter built than many of the homes oclng erected today. For IhU renwrn, they are a particularly good buy. Potential buytn aeldom realize that by trimming off the curllque* and gingerbread, these fine old houses can be given a modem ap- pearaoci. Kvtn the InUUltent iue of paint to eotten harsh Ita**, em- phanlie long horizontal Itne* .end tie the hotuea ckeeer to the (round will work vonden. Read Courier Newi Want Adi. hla wife g»re etrth day he antvumfted tor mayor, Burner O. campeJ«n aloCen li. Tete with WhltUer.- JUSTAFEWOFOUR Special Items $33.90 $36.75 $121.50 *1 2125 $1S7 JO Thor Gladiron . ...,..... EUctric Water Heater ,..,., Oil Water Heaters ...,.,„.„, Oil Space Heaters ,.,... Viking Floor Furnace ALSO Motors • Pumps • Plumbinf Cooltrator EUctric Refrigerators Coolerator Homo Frmxors Deepfreeze riome Freezer* Cabinit Sinks • EUctric Irons Percolators • Woathor Strip Venetian Blinds • Insulation Easy FHA Terms or a Discount For Cash E. C ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY 319 W. Ash St. Hum SSI HANDY HELPERS for HER KITCHEN The Bank of England announced (Ion up to 1940 r "U> \iso up large > the green one- stocks still In store, In view of the ; In clrclda- paper shortage." Just a few months until weather sets in for the winter. Now's the time to have your plumbing system checked and repaired and to winterize to meet your requirements. Act now for con- venience then! *> Prepare For Winter Now Blytheville Water Co. BERNARD ALLEN, Manager "Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity" You can now enjoy the Latest and Finest All-Steel Kitchen! Imagine the world's fincsl, all-steel kitchen priced so low that for most installations the cost is actually no more than for old-fashioned wooden kitchens. Yet here it is... and these amazing all-steel finest kitchens fit like magic into any size or shape of room. You get 60 advanced, last-word features ... 20 MORE than in any other equipment. .. including new beauty, wonderful quality, thrilling convenience advantages! Don't order any equipment until you investigate the sensational new facts. Come in, or mail coupon now! 21 3 WEST MAIN ST. PHONE 2OI5 r 1 I HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. BI,YTI1KVII,I,E, ARKANSAS •'Si S:|| ricasc send Itic sensational frets aboul all-slccl American SI' Kitchens with ihe 20 cxclusi\e features. Siml. .Stale. FAMOUS QUIKUT PARING KNIFE Each*isjiollow-ground to o razor-tKarpVdgeTTcugh, and.lasting^.The-first time ot thi» v»ry.low price. CHROMEIPLATED XtTCHEHITOOLS Fine quality, perfectly balanced, K ^ t reinforced, modern* A big value? Buy a ' complete MWEYER HIXER $29-93 Three kitchen *» fy ' 4 tetted f mixing (Ml j. --J »peedi, wfth evert power.' Juicer af- « -,-f" fache> eaiily. ROYAL CHEF PERCOLATOR $2-7* Modern design for attractiveneii and the new no-drip pouring spout. Solid aluminum. Makes 6 cupi.! ECHO E6G WATER $3.95 leoti fatter, lurni eaiily en me- i chined bearingi. Beautifully chromeeplaled. SuiH far yean of •ervice.' \ 24fMKI F $TAINLiS$ TAiLEiSRVKE KoyolJitreamlinedJUllejhenrfMetpl ""^sl HARDWARE CO.Inc HOME OF FAMOUS BRANDS 126 W. MAIN ST. PHONE 515

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