The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 21, 1950 Page: 2 of 18
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CITIZEN, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1950
Homeowners Sav Pro-Tect-U
Glass Jalousies Warm In Winter
By JOSEPH HOPKINS
"One small . . . heater was enough to keep the room pleasantly warm all last winter!”
Surveys of dozens of homes where one or more rooms have been converted with Pro-Tect-U Glass Jalousie
windows, find homeowners commenting on the way these
pleasantly up in winter, yet down , ....
In summer! Indeed' ,0 quot* Mr*’ Have'
mann, stating that shortly after
Said Mrs. Loul. Plana, 3002 „„ home w85 in5tal)ed wlth Pro_
Amherst. “It’s a very large room. Tert-U windows, the West End
yet one small electric heater was had a very hard hail storm:
extraordinary glass jalousies keep room temperature
enough to keep it pleasantly
warm all last winter.”
Said Mrs. Lee H. Meyer, Sr..
2517 Reba Drive. “Last year we
had no heat at all there, yet I
can’t remember a single day that
It wasn’t pleasant to sit in this
Said Mrs. Eric T. Hsvemann.
719 Patterson. “Somehow, we
didn’t get around to having gas
piped out there, but you know\
except for very cold cloudy days
we found this room to be pleas-
THESE, and dozens of similar
statements by homeowners, are
easily comprehended when you
stop to realize that Pro-Tect-U’s
glass louvers are one-quarter
inch thick! At the overlap the
“SUCH LARGE HAIL! I Wor-
ried about my jalousies, but I
needn’t have—they came through
unscratched!” Mrs. Havemann
Over 1,000 homes here have
installed Pro-Tect-U windows
Such is the beauty of Pro-
Tect-U 100 per cent fventilated
windows that says Mrs, Piazza,
“perfect strangers park their
cars and come In to ask about
our front room—and even ask
to see the interior!”
This has been going on fre-
quently for over a year, she said.
Formerly, this room, located in
the front comer of a house on
the corner, the bedroom of the
two Piazza girls, had the whole
thickness is one-half inch! This *amUy wondering what could be
terrific insulation, plus Pro-Tect-
U’s exclusive double - action
mechanism which pinches the
louvers together so tightly that
no cold air can enter, give a
window surface of formidable
done with it, until they got Pro-
Mrs. Meyer says her Pro-Tect-
U’s “turned a screened porch into
a beautiful sitting room (rattan
furniture, comfortable Holly-
wood, even a canasta table).”
As for cleaning Pro-Tect-U’s— windows and doors are manufac-
“I just turn the hose on full tured here in Houston by PRO-
force—not one drop of water TECT-U JALOUSIE CORPORA-
gets through!” she said. TION OF TEXAS, 2501 Wrox-
Pro-Tect-U Glass Jalousie ton Road, LY-9459 or LY-1998.
STYLE OF THE
SHORT AND SMART—An unusually charming hair
style, crisply tailored lines cleverly blended with a dash of
casual appeal. Altho perfect for the young modern, its
wbtly flattering style can be adapted to suit the woman of
practically any age group.
Haircut from 1.30, Permanents In this style from 5.00.
METROPOLITAN BEAUTY SALON,
1511 Main, AT-6J94
UPHOLSTERING BY HUNT
Comfort and appearance
are essential to good up-
holstering, and custom up-
holstering of HUNT MATTRESS
COMPANY always brings praise
by discriminating homeowners.
Several weeks ago we de-
scribed how William S. Bush,
Jr, eight weeks old, lying on his
custom-made mattress, was cer-
tainly in a position to speak
about Hunt’s good work, but not
for a while yet. This week we
bring you Mrs. Bush, seated in
one of the matching lounge
chairs designed and built by
Hunt, who also built an ottoman
and tuxedo sofa for the family.
Her comment, months after the
“I can sincerely say that their
work is very good. They are
wonderful people to deal with.
Why. they go out of their way to
Hunt Mattress Co., 6320 Har-
risburg Blvd., WE-5518, is a firm
that knows both bedding and
upholstering. Homeowners un-
hesitatingly say that this firm
spares no effort to see that you
get exactly what you have se-
lected and ordered.
Joseph Hopkins, Editor
Next Week's Review
Allied Chain Link Fence Co.
7100 Cavalcade, BL-3431
Gulf Employment Service
808 Scanlon Bldg., CH-6919
Fresh Air Circulator Co.
3108 Navigation, FA-1333
Thomas H. Sullivan Co.
2626 S. Main, KE-4466
Houston Millinery Supply Co.
1803 South Main; CA-7736
The Flamingo Cluh
The Grace System
3823 Fannin, JU-3391
Metropolitan Beauty Salon
1311 South Main; AT-6394
Prc-Tect-U Jalousie Corporation
2301 VTroxton Road
.4 Hoauliful Gift
Yippe! Boots For X-Mas (She Hopes)
One of the awful things
about being a model is that
it does not give you a right
to walk off with the product
you modeled, however beautiful.
Wearing cowboy boot* by
Steve Panos, lovely June Knolle
of Mannequins Modern* hated to
take them off her shapely legs.
THESE beautiful, latest-design
boots from the craftsmanship of
Steve Panos, PALACE BOOT
SHOP. 1212 Prairie, are the rea-
son why one-third of Steve’s cus-
tomers are women.
New designs and colors are a
constant part of Steve’s business,
which is to keep his name as
the best boot-maker in these
CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS can
get an eyeful at the PALACE
where the boots range side by
side with other examples of fine
hand-tooled work, such as the
beautiful ladies bags 9hown in
An additional feature of the
Palace’s work is the complete
remaking of old boots and shoes,
superb workmanship in putting
a complete new face and design
onto the old!
When Raleigh M. Outlaw
falls, he falls a long ways.
The 31-year-old co-owner of
Airline Venetian Blind Co„
stands exactly 6 feet, 5 inches.
offering an ex-
put in two
years in the
a scratch. But
when he came
home he had
only to mount
his wife’s new
horse to find Ralebth Outlaw
himself flat on his back In two
HE LATER discovered that the
horse was an ex-rodeo “bronr.”
With hobbies none, Raleigh
works tremendously long hours
and reads current affairs to “dis-
cover what’s wrong with Wash-
ington.” In all his reading, how-
ever, he has never been able to
discover all that is wrong with
A PLEASANT telephone voice,
and an excellent product, gets
Raleigh Outlaw into homes
where he contracts to window-
dress twenty to thirty windows.
Some of the finest homes in the
city have his custom blinds. Or-
ders for his blinds come from all
parts of Texas.
Married in 1940 to Elizabeth,
a Houstonian, V i r g i n i a-bom
Raleigh Outlaw lives at 7118
Narcissus, where a good deal of
his time is taken up by sons
Raleigh and Conrad. His favorite
subject: His father.
Houston Millinery Supply Co. Offers
Women Greatest Hat Savings In City
So you have a passion for a certain famous-name hat, but—not that price!
Your budget can’t possibly stand it; your bread-and-butter man laughs at the
preposterous idea; and Junior stands determinedly between you and his piggy-bank.
80 you take your profile to
Miss Lillian Yett at the HOUS-
TON MILLINERY SUPPLY CO.,
1805 Main, CA-7736. Your long-
ing eyes gaze upon dozens of
untrimmed “blocked” shapes,
and suddenly you get excited.
For you have found the very
shape of that certain famous-
The flying fingers of expert
milliners work adroitly trimming
it with your choice of ribbons,
feathers, flowers, costume jewel-
ry. The minutes slip by breath-
lessly until . . .
the city, Houston Millinery Sup-
ply appeals also to women who
In the mirror you see your- create their own styles. Here,
self wearing your dream hat. they purchase the unblocked
How wonderfully it brings out shape and trimmings and make
your face! the hat at home.
The price astonishes and de- BUT ... if you simply can’t
lights you. For Houston Millinery afford a new hat at all, then
Supply'. prir« rant, from $2.95 bring in your old hat and let the J ,hree years aR0
to only $19.95, yet the latter milliner* give it a complete new Houston,s most unusua] mlm.
price is comparable to a $69.50 1950 look! All you pay for is nery sh0p. The flying fingers of
name hat. labor and materials; their com- her milliners can hardly keep
The only store of its kind in petent advice is absolutely free, up with the demand
(PS: Their school here teaches
you how to make your own
Yes, thousands of Houston
women thank their lucky stars
that several years ago a girl
named Lillian Yett took a mill-
inery course just as a hobby,
then studied in New York, and
It is reported that there is
on the market a semi-gloss
white house paint which,
utilizing the new titanium pig-
ments, can cover a very dirty
surface, or a dark house, in one
coat, producing a washable, por-
A brilliant white results (it
may be tinted' any color you
ONE COAT, it is said, lasts as
long as two coats of ordinary
A 40 per cent saving is report-
ed in materials and labor costs.
HOUSTON offers year ’round
painting, granting dry wood and
no sharp temperature change.
Between 40 and 80 degrees is the
best temperature ranges for
painting. Don’t paint wet or
frost-covered surfaces. Steer clear
of dew, or foggy or even damp
weather. Should rain catch you
with the job unfinished, give
the surfaces 24 hours drying time
before you begin again. TIP:
The way to beat cold weather,
let paint thoroughly chill out-
doors, feed in Paint Thinner until
paint is of same composition as
you use in summer. To avoid
blistering in summer, always do
the side of house that sun will
not hit for several hours.
Your complexion is the
first thing other people
People with bad complexions
are often socially embarrassed.
It is difficult for one to be one’s
true, gay self if one is worried
about the way her face looks
to the people in the gathering.
POSSIBLY modern scientific
DermaCulture treatments are the
answer to your problem.
Dozens of Houston women
have found new' complexions at
THE GRACE SYSTEM. 3825
Fannin, JU-5591. “DermaCulture
is,” says Mrs. Grace Donnelly,
“a system of skin culture per-
fected by specialists, treatments
having been successfully given
over a period of many years.”
DermaCulture fights aging skin
with its deep lines, sagging
muscles, wrinkled faces. It also
attacks acne, enlarged pores,
FOR WOMEN who do not
want to look bad, DermaCulture
is a must.
This fine salon, which in ten
years has become known to
thousands of Houston women is
DermaCulture at Work
medicinal baths, and the famous ists offer you the rich results of
also equipped with the latest SlendaVogue (Miracle Spot Re- years of experience, everything
techniques in Swedish Massage, ducer) courses. Trained special- in complete privacy.
12.000th ORDER TAKEN BY AIRLINE
VENETIAN BLIND CO.
AMOUNT of paint to buy: For
undercoat purposes, 400 square
feet of surface per gallon. Finish
paints, 500 square feet per gal-
lon. Just give your dealer an
estimate of the surface (sq. feet)
that you want to paint. He will
refund you for any amount you
bought over, if can is unopened.
By JESSE OUTLAW
"In all thy ways
and He shall
direct thy paths."
Driving into Denver from
Estes Park we were plan-
ning the day’s activities,
which included a luncheon with
Jerry Dunn, who is now a Den-
man, but who a
year ago was
serving time in
We had not
seen Jerry since
the day he was
prison and went
to Houston to
tell us what the
Christian Business Men had
meant to him.
THERE WAS a ring in his
voice that was a joy to hear.
In the dining room now as we
waited to be served he told us
of his experiences in living the
Christian life. He had been con-
verted to God while in the peni-
tentiary, that place of walled
and lonely solitude where man,
imprisoned in body, relives in
spirit the ways of life that
brought him to this. In many
ways this life that many of us
live outside those walls is itself
a prison, for we are the slaves
of thoughts and deeds that shame
the face of God. Yet, if we re-
flect, if we stop long enough in
our forever hurrying to accom-
plish a great deal of nothing, we
glimpse the eternal truth, that
Man must be worthy of God.
Sales representatives of Airline Venetian
Blind Co., manufacturesrs of Air-Lite
Venetian blinds, were taking their 12,000th
order last week.
Orders come in from all parts of Texas, in ad-
dition to a flourishing city and country business.
THE YOUNG, fast-growing firm is operated by
Jesse and Raleigh Outlaw, father and son. The
factory and display-sales rooms are located at
2400 Airline Drive, VI-4401.
Airline Venetian is known for high quality blinds
designed and styled to give lasting use and good
Appropriate use of single-effect blending, and
delightful color contrast, features their custom
work. In the former use, handstained wood
Venetians with matching tape and cord blend per-
fectly with the woodwork throughout the home,
while in the latter, Venetians of peach and blue,
for example, with constrasting tape, throw a shock
of color Into pastel walls.
If you want windows that look like pictures—
offering light, charm, privacy, and ventilation con-
trol—phone for an Airline representative to visit
your home and help you plan your windows at no
IT’S VERSA-TILE—Colorful, lasting Versa-Tile in Jaspe effect covers 800 square
feet of floor in the new South Shepherd Barber Shop at 3802 S. Shepherd.
It’s the finest resilient flooring I’ve sold in 28 years,” says Salesman Bob Fisher of
The House of Carpets. 3701 S. Ma.n, which has installed over twenty Versa-Tile jobs since taking
over the line three months ago. including this job. “People are terrifically interested in Versa-Til<
because it doesn’t take the care that asphalt and rubber tile does. Not only can you put it on an]
grade level, it has 92 per cent recovery from indentation!” says Mr. Fisher.
Versa-Tile is distributed in Houston by the DIXIE SPECIALTY CORPORATION of 6515 A1-"
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Wilson, Mary Rich & Murphy, John H. The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 21, 1950, newspaper, September 21, 1950; Houston, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth522782/m1/2/: accessed July 3, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.