The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 11, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 11, 1947
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PAGE SIX Bl.YTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIBB NEWS TUESDAYS-MARCH 11, 1947 BETTER HOMES d/^d Sites Important In Home Building Loan,Values Hinge On Location as Well As 1 Sound Construction Although design and construction raijfc , high In evaluating a property, ,the location of the house in the 'community Is of equal or even greater importance, it Is declared by mortgage-lenders and real estate brokers. A house of fnlr and sometimes of even poor construction built on a well-located plot usually maintains its original value and often can be sold for more .than the price tmld for.'f^'iA-'hoXue of the very nest construction and design In an undesirable area Or one that *> deteriorating-quickly, loses Its value. There ale many matters to explore ^topography, transportation, quality of schools, subordination nt property 'to zoning and restrictive regulation's, taxes, assessments a'"' lax trends. Schools: Important Parent^ want goqd schools and even if a buyer lias no children this factor should be taken into consld- er&tlon because of the resale value of the property, often the house may be within a very short distance of a school — out not In that school district. There are Instances where failure to investigate has resulted in paying tuition at' a chosen school. The house may be a sub. diylsion n part of which Is In n certain school district, but in a section of the sub-division not served by that school. A P'ot next to a vacant cornel- is sometimes In a risk zone, lenders say. if buying or building on such a plot, the purchaser should be sure Ujat building regulations require the hiuse to be built on the cornel- face the same street as the buyer's house; otherwise the corner garage ' and back yard may confront, one's Hying room. A residential plot which adjoins vacant property zoned for business likewise ,1s hazardous and the buyer .should look carefully Into zoning •rules, experts point out. It is'important, \vhen considering a new house in an nrea just being developed, for the prospective buyer -to visit the department,- of public works controlling the area and learn what, if any, expectc'J improvements are contemplated and the estimated assessments this wiU ipntail on the property. This includes sewers, paring and the like, po not depend on any oral statement from the seller regarding assessments. .j Exposure to Sun In ^regarding. the location of the house' on the site, architects point out Jhese factors: A western exposure (meaning the front of the hQiisa facing west) will keep the sun out of the kitchen in the af- , ternoon if the kitchen is- in the rear. 'An eastern, exposure will bring the morning win into the front bedroom. Northern and southern exposures affect the house In that ore or the other may provide more warmth in winter or more coolness in summer. It is generally accepted that if a house has a southern exposure i n the northern part of the United,States it will have the best solar .position.. _' , Nearly every person in a given city has heard that a. certain section is the very bfet place in which to live—to which is often ndded. "but it costs too much." The best •way to find put ! s to visit stores in the shopping area and compare . prices '.with other sections. The price of property will be fount! to be' higher in these more desirable sections, but usually (here are many, neighborhood benefits such as schools, recreational and trans- Corner Windows Add Charm A very attractive small cottage home with colonial characteristics, cs]x:clally designed for a narrow lot. The attractive entrance doorway and featured corner living room wjiidov,' give individuality and character to the exterior, The Interior consisting of two bedrooms, bath, living room, kitchen, dinette and basement Is simply but well arranged for comfort' and convenience. Predict 79 47to Be Good Year For Farmers WASHINGTON, March 11. (UP) —An Agriculture Department crop report said today that tanners were in a "strong position" for the 1017 crop year. The report said that ''virtually all signs to dale point to an excellent producing season." Previous forecasts have indicated that fanners miiy set another new production record this year. The report said that the winter wheat crop, generally expected to Ire of bumper proportions, vvns maintaining the "excellent prospects" forecast for it. Last nioiith, the report said, soulhrm fnrmcrs mndc r;ood progress and a sin.ill acreage, of spring grains was sown as far north as Missouri. Kansas ami Eastern Colorado, Cold weather of the }IM( weeks had a favorable effect o'.i grain development in prcvrntiiv; premature development of fruit buds. Soil moisture, the vepui't said, was "mostly satisfactory" throughout the country \vlth tile exception of Arizona, New Mcxlro and adjacent areas. The report gave tli!s crip summary: Citrus fruits — Production of 1916-47 is now forecast at nl.out 102,000,000 boxes—five per cent more than -lust year's crop nml 44 per cent above Uio 10-jva.r average. Milk—February milk product ior. was 8.SOO.COO.QOO pounds, three per cent more than i\ year earlier and nine per cent above the 1940 nv- tTn[-e. EsBS~4.8QO.000.000 eggs wen; In id in February—four per cent than In February of last year, but 31 per cent above the 130-15 average, j Architects Shun Use Of Green Lumber in Homes Green lumber and makeshift substitutes for standard building irm- lerlal are (joing lo hurt builders more than anything they have comp up against since the turn of Hie century. This is the belief of James n. Edmunds, Jr., president of the American Institute of Architects, who says: "The building industry as a whole is on the spot, but is In no way responsible for the major portion of Increased building costs. "Neither is the Industry responsible for the housing shortage," lie adds, "unless you can lay the fact at the builders' feet that they do not want to go ahead with construction using snlxiunllly materials." READER'S VIEWS ISlythcvlllo, Ark., Msirch 8, 1047 EDITOR COURIER N'KWS, I Ulythcvllle, Arkansas ! Dear Sir: ' For some lime I have h?;:n ob-; EcrvlnK the unsanitary jn't!utlf.(?s| of ninny Illythcville oltlxeni. in' particular, I refer to the nil-ten-, common habit of spitting In |, u ij- lic places. No place seems to bo exempt.' For Instance, the slrps of H local; hospital, the city hall anil couri; house and every ttreet and tine-' walk. But the most rcpuijlve .scene' of all took place today In a loc'i! Main Street grocery. A iiitin bh'w' Ills nose In the i;i>ccl old CDUIUIV fashion, then spat on tlvj floor three times. This cccuhrtl in front of the fresh fruit and vegetable' counter, ' ! • f believe thai medical author!'U.s will agree that these habit;; contribute to the spreading of many diseases. Ainonii them, tuberculosis. 1 Docs the city of niythcvlllo' have nn ordinance prohibiting this' carelessness? If we do have sii'.-h an ordinance, why are thcr-: no prosecutions? ]f we don't have such an ordinance, why don't we? Many cities In our countrv have port at ion facilities that will protect tile Investment. Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Slic T. L MABRY 423 MISSOURI ST. m. 36J7 TRY MANHATTAN FINER Vacuum Packed COFFEE Can Ib 50c AMERICAN LADY CANNED FOODS Found at PICKARD'S Phone 2043 I(M<t Chicknsawba oidhwiu'es covering this .subject. Even In Italy Ihey have signs that sny "Do not spit on the-sucet. H spreads tubcrculosii." it (j unfortunate thai laws arc necessary to stop this filthy pracilcs. it :,c<>m.s to me that In this modern nKO everyone should iuiovv belter. I believe In letting the punlBh- r.icnt fit Hie crime. Any person lonnnitline this offense should be fined and made lo clean up ihc mess (hat he made. Mister citizen, what do you ihinSt? —A Hl.YTHEVILLE CITIZEN. Writer Of Children's Books To Visit County Sixteen members and two visitors '•vn-e present al the March meeting* 'if the Yurbi'o 4-H Olub Thursday, March 0. President Dubby House presided. Annie Louise Hanclley read n\t. 'Jcrotlonnl from the Twenty Fourili P.stilm iincl led the group In the prayer soiif. Roll call was an- iiWi'i'cd with reports of work done on the 1047 projects. Following the reading of the mln- ules by Secretary Linda Bunch, an announcement was made by Jo Alice McGuire concerning Ihc proposed Visit of Lois Lcnskl. Miss LensKI was awarded the Newberry prize for writing the best'book for children in 1946. She Is gathering material for her new book about coi- lon. Mississippi County is Ihe locale. A commlllee was appointed to assist In planning a tea in honor o: Miss Ixjnski. Miss Coleman described the method of financing the club projects as provided by the Chamber of Commerce. A gas turbine was patented in 1701 by a John Barber, another in 1808 by a John Dumboll. (Seal) HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk liy Betty Smith, 'D. C. 3111-18-25-411 The turbine or a jet engine must revolve 12,000 to H.OOO limes |,er mimite for efficient operation. WARNING ORDER' In tlie Chancery Court, Chicka- suwlm District, Mississippi C'oun'.y. Arkansas. Clara E. Tucker Plaintiff. vs. No. 9900 Alphia M. Tucker Defendant. The defendant Alphia M. Tucker is horiiby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the | complaint of the plaintiff Clara E. Tucker. Dated this 10 day of March, 1917. WARNING ORlHiR In the Chancery Court, Chick*- s:uvbn District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Landys liowlelt ; PlainsilT. vs. No. 0717 Tim J. Howled Defendant. The defendant Tim J. Rowlett is hereby warned to appear within thirty days In the court named in the caption hereof and answer Iho complaint of the plaintiff Landvs Hewlett. Dated this 10 day of March, 1947. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Betty Smith, D. C. (Seal) 3] 11-18-25-I 1 1 Read Courier News Want Ads. Every Farm Can Profit With Electricity! Kleeh'ic brooders for raising baby ducks and turkey poults help ciub unnecessary loss duo to improper care. Don't take chances on losing your investment now and in the future ... let us wire your farm for complete efficiency! You'll realize greater profit, enjoy more comfort and sec better times ahead! lE'S ELECTRIC | DO YOU NEED A LOAN? 1 To insure and finance a new or J used car, truck or tractor, in Ar* kansas or Missouri, see us. Low J rates. You'll like our service. Also J PHA Loans and 4 r ,i farm loans, J and Individual real estate loans. I UNITED I INSURANCE AGENCY J Over Guard's Jewelry Store ! Phone 510 f+ I —^ ""***&&& BlHUf'T —~r ^ WE HAVE What It Takes! ABSORENE 2 Cans 250 Clca«-up Hint homo of yours with, cleaning aids from our store. Dingy walls can be made to take on new color and brightness with very little effort. We also carry the best stock of wallpaper in Mississippi County plus O'Brien's quality paints! ARKANSAS PAINT, GLASS & WALLPAPER COMPANY 105 last Main Phone 2272 716 No. First. SHOP Phone 2993 With an economical FHA home loan from our office you can completely remodel your home and increase its value on the real estate market. This, coupled with the ffict that you may repay like rent, is an inducement to have your home beautified right away! DAVID REAL ESTATE and INVESTMENT CO. 112 North 2nd Phono 3(533 DEPENDS ON WATER It will soon be time for spring planting and things will hum busily on farms throughout Mississippi county. Days after planting farmers will check their charts on planting and look hopefully to the soil for a show of new life. That's the thrill of farming, seeing things grow and gathering the fruit .of one's own labor. However, but for one thing, seeds would never sprout and grow. . .that one thing is water. Water is needed for the germination of every seed . . .Water is so important but taken so lightly! Use Watfr More in Your Daily Life Blytheville Water Co. IpAVORITE PftlNT lH IHE KITCHEN! SHERWIN-WILLIAMS SEMI-LUSTRE WALL FINISH It's the housewives' favoritel Semi-Lustre Wall Finish gives rich color and lasting beauty'to kitcher\and bathroom walls as well as wood- *otk throughout the house. Amazingly washable... cuts houscclcaning time 1 1 .35 Qf. WE SELL MIRACLE WALL FINISH ^ m tff 3.49 Gal BERNARD ALLEN, "Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity!" PLANTER'S HARbWARE CO., Inc.

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