The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 7, 1947 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, January 7, 1947
Page:
Page 4
Start Free Trial
Cancel

,7' ' PAGE FOUR BLTTHEVILLB (ARK.); COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 1<M7 v BETTER HONK Osceola Opens Gl Subdivision Four Residences • Under Construction; Others Are Planned The GI. Subdivision of Osceola, recently .opened on Ennen Lane by Crane-Laney Lumber Company, already • lias four houses Hearing . completion and four more undei 1 construction. The first houses which arc almost finished, uill bo occupied by 'Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Envln Jr., Mr. and Mrs. James Kittnny, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Stewart and Mr. and Mrs. James Spencer, A new street has been opened .and will be graveled when wea- :ther permits, is wrts announced. The street is to he a continuation of Union Avenue. More Lumber Available For Builders MEMPHIS. Tenn.. Jan. 7. (UP) — Adequate limber will be ready for a bnom in housing. Mathiai W. Niewenhous, of the Civilian Production Administration lumber nnd : lumber products division, said to- cav. The Washington official said that oropccts are bright for residential building in I94T. By Spring, he added, practically all the itcnv; needed for home-btiildin;: will oe in D roducl;on on a large scale. Niewenhous urged lumbermen to hold prices low so as not lo put labor and materials beyond Hie reach of home piHhners.' Homes Like New Can Be Made f ug| £05(5 From Uqly Old Residences Firefighters Open Big Conference in Memphis MEMPHIS. Tenn., Jan. 7. .(UP) ••'•• —The 19th annual fire department - conference opened its four-day meeting here today with an estimated COO delegates on hand and - - another 100 cxnccted. -' The members of the group all ". expert fire fighters, have come _. from 33 states and Canada. They will holii, a series of panel — discussions on latest methods of combatting fire destruction Popular in the last century, many soundly constructed old square houses in rural and suburban areas can be modcrni/.ed lo provide beticr room layout. Kxterior beauty and improved styling have been attained in the house shown above by lowering the roof and covering it with colorful red asphalt shingles which were easily applied over the old i roof; switching the front entrance to what was the side of the house, and the addition ot an enclosed side porch (at the right), which also contains a sizeable workroom and washroom. The space formerly taken up by a large front hall and winding staircase has been combined to provide a modern kitchen and adjoining dining room. A straight stairway in tiie small entrance hall, lends to the second lloor where there arc three bedrooms. a bull and spacious linen .closet. A furnace and fuel room, phis a large recreation area ia haven PORCH A PLACE OF YOUR VERY OWN! Don't just talk about, "that" homo you're wanting lo build...lei us build and finance it for you now! Brmg your plans for a home to us and let's get started. A visit with us costs you'nothing and it may be the answer tri your dream-house talk. See us today! • BUILD TO SAVE • SAVE TO BUILD AL ESTATE & INVESTMENT COMPANY 112 No. 2nd Street Phone 3633 By 'Winterizing' Home Owners Find Savings a Factor and New Comfort, Too. The savings in fuel costs that resulted from the "winterizing" of homos as a patriotic duty during the war were so substantial that nrore and more nwners each year are insulating their houses properly In order to keep tile heat In and the cold out. Most builders say that the first slup to tnko is an examination of the roof to be sure it is sound and free from potential leaks. Where leaks or roof weakness arc* found.' the.v recommend complete re- > roofing with weather-ti|;lit nnd I fire-resistant materials ,snch as asphalt shingles. Usually the shingles can ho nailed over the old roof to «ive added insulation. Comfort MS well as eco.npmy in healing 'costs can be further assured, by weather-stripping all doors and windows and the use of storm sash; insulation of attic floor and roof, and all walls wherever possible; sealing off un- Output of Oak, Other Hardwood Flooring Highest Since 1942 creased almost immediately. : durability fire desired. IfiU'dwood.s Ions have been pre- j Despite steadily increasing pro- frrrcd for most residential Ham- \ dilution, oak flooring remains in tiHts in the United slates. Several ' .short simidy due to the iinprcce- i'roduction o f oak and other hardwood flooring critically needed In the nation's homo building program has reached its highest peak Mnce early 1942, and prospects are Ijrii'h! for even B>'e.ater output during the coming year, according to Henry 11. willing, secretary of the National Oak Floo, ;;-. K Mumilnc- inrers' Association. Volume in the i,,tler Par;, of 1340 showed nn increase of about )0 per ecnl over that In the earlier part of the year. The industry expects lo attain a production rate of more than 500 million hoard left ii year within the next few montiis. Willing reports. An almost indispensable material in high quality residential coii- structloi), oak and other hardwood llnorlngs have been rolatively scarce for some time. Of the scv- used pnrLs of the house In the i winter months; ami keeping heat-! !n[! equipment in perfect re): Ten-Year Shortage Of Architects Looms for children on rainy winter days) make up the revamped basement. Police Protection Fund Arouses Irs of Mayor MEMPHIS. Tenn., Jnn. 7. (UP)— Mayor s. W. I'olk was on record today against a proposed police "protection fund" designed to provide legal counsel and bails for any police deiv.irtment members 'accused of wrong-doing. The Iitnd apparently grew out of the case of two veteran detectives who were accused of bribes in connection with an illegal liQt situation on Dec. 19. It mny come before the Shelby county Grand Jury today. In a letter to Polkv Cofmis- sioner Joe Boyle. Po!k said he considered it "most unfortunate for ]X>licemen to pledge themselves as a group to such ends. At least ten years will be needed to catch up with the country's shortage of trainee! architects, according to Dean Leopold Arnaiul of Columbia University's School of Architecture. This stems from the fact, that the nation's schools of :ir?hitectu!c. from 1933 to 1944, tjradnatde only 50 per cent of the "normal supply" 'of 100 architects each spring. Returning veterans and others seeking admission under the CI bill indicate that close to 80o architects will be trained annually for the next several years until the present shortage is eased. Portal-to-Portal Suits Now Total $2,654,391,920 (By United Tress) Labor unions sued employers for $55,754.093 yesterday. brlnijinL to 32.654,391,920 the amount sought to date.in suits for portal-to-portal pay, ' One of the biggest suits Man- I day was filed at Cleveland by the International Association of Mn- chnists. who sought S20.COI),OOOifrom Addrcssograph Multigcaph Corp. Several more suits were ;fi!ed against automobile manufacturers. Among them was a suit filed at Evausville. Ind.. b v the CIO United Automobile Workers, seeking S3,- 150,0(10 on behalf of employes at the Chrysler-Plymouth assembly Truman Dashes Cold Water on Bonus Proposals WASHINGTON, Jnn. 7—IUP) .eat-1 President Truman yesterday threw pair, cold water oil any plan.s for additional veterans' bonuses. "Except for minor adjustments." Mr. Truman said in his. state or I he union message. "I believe that our program of benefits for veterans Is now complete." Mr. Truman said that, exclusive of musterine-out payment* and terminal leave pay, (lie program for veterans of utl wars is costing more than 87,000,000,000 annually, one-rith of 'ihe total of the federal budget. He said H.OOO.QOO servicemen have returned to civilian life, the majority adjusting "rapidly amli successlully." More than 2,000,000 are attending school or taking on- the-jou training. speck's are used, '.vitn oak b: 1 1 H cral factors which handicapped : "lost, popular bectmse it combines ;roductton iv.e most serious. Wil- 1 "' iim - v with maximum serviceabi!- ins explains. ,as , .,„„,,„„„ .,. \ ^ STTL^ZZ"^^ rioorlng lumber caused '.K its til- I linnlt .iy 8 0 per cent of all hard- other construction uses. W( . <)(i . ,i, IO rlim in U. a. residentin! was halted |>y | ;U i;,jin BS . it also is used extensively Admlni.s- | f or oMicc's, churclu's, ballrooms and ' u ~ \\•hcre^ ^ er yoocl appearance and dented demand. .Manufacturer.^ aiv hopeful that the situation will improve considerably during the com- iiu; year. At present oak florn'intf " version to When this practice the Civilian Production ration on August 1. output ,1s" allocated 101) veterans' housing vie] ans. ho 1 .* ever priorities if the llo used in creating , Uvi veterans. cent to uie irogram. Non- nay apply for ring Is iS^lie Ig qunrtorsTfor MAKE YOUR HOME DISTINCTIVE Venetian blinds will add much to your home that you'll hardl v know li, and they're not as expensive as you might ihink. Why not come down today and make your selection. We also retapc old blinds and make them look like nc'.v' Don't wail til 1 the spring rush to beautity your home, do. it now, . DEAL'S PAINT & WALLPAPER STORE "Yciur So. 1st \Valllia|lei p Style Center' 'hone plant there. Portal pay suits totalling $3.- OOO.OCO were filed at Madison, Wis., against the Chervrolet and Fisher body plants at Janesville, Wis. STARTS RELIEF IN JUST6SECONDS Forger Suspct Faces Many Chai'jes After Operations in Memphis MEMPHIS. Tenn.. Jan. 7. (UP) - James Melvin Witcriens. 32. Atlanta, Ga.. de.scribeil by police as one of the most skillful and suc- cesstu! bad check artists operating in years, was held in jail today charged with 37 counts of forgery. Armed with a personality that made stores "ease]'" to cash his chc:ks. police said Kitchens collected S3.05G in a two-day bad check spree here. . The Georgian had his own check- writiui; and protector machines, check blanks and a hand press for printing company names on checks. tie was arrested near New Orleans, ha., and was returned to Memphis yesterday. Armp Campbell is warned to appear in the Chancery Court :.ir the Chickasawba District, of Mississippi County. Arkansas within 30 days from the date hereof to answer a complaint tiled against him by PKU- line Campbell. Waled this 21st day of December. 1940. HARVEY MORRIS. Clerk By Mary Lee Jarratt. o. C. Marcus Evrai-d, Ally. lor Pltf. 1224-31-1 7-14 If you're building a home, be. 1 sure am! see us for all your house\vinti>; we ciu'ry ;i complete stock of fixtures. JUST A SNAP OF THE FINGERS! Th;il's all it lakes to »ct a free psU- niiite on elective wiring tor your new home. Pruparc now for made-to-onloi' economy liy callir^ i>n us for all your oleclvic work. CHA J J6 No. First Phone 2993 YOUR HOME HAS MORE ROOM THAN YOU THINK! Have you thought of the b:isr- ment as the most iitlractivo room in your, homo, or the summ.T stifled . . . winiov frozen ; in K . made into good living <|u;ii'K:v.-, for some veteran. ]f s ;) niirvt'l- improvement! It'll < ; ive you Sjame room downstairs nnd an :ome iirodnciiur apartment. stairs. n ill- lip- Count On Us For: Huilder's Hardware I'ight Fixtures Plutnbinj Supplies Paint and Wallpaper F.leclrie Water rumps Water Softeners Oarage Hardware NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Roy i Shcrmard. r>9 E. Sycamore has made application to operate a Car for hire in the City of Hlytheville. An v and all protests should be in writini; and filed within ten clays in the office of the City Clerk. Frank Whitworth City ClcrV:. 1 7-1 14 126W. Main St. PUNTERS HARDWARE COMPANY INCORPORATED Phone 515 BATH FIXTURES ARE BEGINNING TO MOVE SLOWLY! t We ;ire KeUitiir ;l few liatlittih.s. kitchen sinks and other fixtures for Voiir postwar ]ilanniii{j. WE ALSO HANDLE: Valves, pipe, pipe fi(. tinKs, septic tanks and water systems for (he farm. Call on us when you need any of (hose items. THIS TRIP IS NECESSARY! it PETE" THE PLUMBER 109 NO. FIRST ST. PHONE 2731 Hurry! Hurry! This is your great opportunity to save n' save n' save! You're on the road to tremendous values you and your home have waited for ... so start following your neighbors to Hubbard Hardware Company for all those things you need! YOU'LL SING A SONG OF SAVINGS! Come anil sec nnr vast display of wanted house- warrs ..lime and labor saving devices drastically reduced; pressure cookers, aluminum ware, coffee makers, table silver, glassware and home cleanilic; aids. All are slashed to rock bottom prices — don't delay.. .buy today! Bargains galore. HUBBARI) tlARDWAKrl (IM1»ANV %JS fkA4ff Hardware • Electrical Supplies : 213 MAIN STREET m«. JOU BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS • Harness • Farm Supp/ies EAGLE STAMPS

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free