Update Rooms—Stay Fresh and Charming Thurtday, April 6, 1967 Algeria (la.) Upper Des Moinei-3 New Carpeting Has A Charming French Accent Designers of carpet and furniture are fond of forecasts. Top designers are often solicited for "thinking advances". The news of any furniture market is half the what's here, and half the what's coming. At the Southern Furniture Market in North Carolina, the what's here is an array of new furniture collections in the French mood. The feeling seems to herald a return to elegance and traditional values. North Carolina's interpretation of the great periods of French furniture turns out to be a sophisticated city look. The individual pieces are scaled down to suit contemporary tastes; fabrics run to soft, muted colors, florals and brocades; and velvet — crushed, striped, and stria — is everywhere. The what's coming is a great assortment of new carpet textures, colors and patterns created in the French manner. Austin O'Grady, the style and design director of a leading carpet mill, gave some hint of this in his "thinking advance" on carpets that was shown at Chicago's International Home Furnishings Market in January. "Look for plushy designs woven in soft, subtly contrasting colors. Look for the clear, medium blues to attract increasing attention. Especially look for Mch, vivid new hues created in the pointillist tradition", said the stylist, who creates moods for Lees Carpets. Pointillist colorings are lifted straight from the palettes of Georges Seurat, Matisse and Cezanne. Lees already has more than twenty pointillist hues in its line, and planned to triple this in January. New additions are glowing blends of red, cerise, and pimento; olives used with rust; emerald, lime, and aqua. The pointillist effect is deep, rich color. Decoratively, these new hues are treated as if they were single colors. And they also have much to recommend them from a practical standpoint. Pointillist colorways hide soiling and disguise traffic patterns. Although Louis XV is king of the current furniture market, English tradition remains a major influence. Shown was carpet in damask, in floral documentaries, and in graceful bouquets of blue roses trailed across an ivory ground. In a new wool carpet called "Cape Anne", the carpet house has carved a clearly-defined English rose-and-leaf motif in thick pile. The carpet is offered in a choice of fourteen solid colors, the pattern executed in texture alone. On the horizon are new srnokey, melting colors; bold use of high fashion, high-contrast patterns in black and white; and deep earth tones suggesting Inca art. Mr. O'Grady said that current trends toward rich color, adventurous use of pattern, and rough texture are growing stronger. And the carpet patterns making their debut promise to reflect this. HIDDEN ASSETS UNDERFOOT ... The wise homemaker protects her new rug with a latex foam rubber underlay. She knows that it will add to the rug's life and give her steps a new spring, making chores much easier. She knows that her new rug feels deep and plusn with the foam rubber underlay. She also knows that it will absorb sound, and that she will never have to worry about mildew or rot. Turpentine or paint thinner can be used for removing freshly spattered paint from clothing or other porous surfaces, but it will not work on oil-base paint which is already dry. A solvent that will work in most cases is a water-rins- able, liquid brush cleaner. Produced by several manufacturers, these reusable liquid cleaners soften dried oil paint and make it water soluble. "Kossnth County's Favorite Newspaper" ACTION A LITTLE international color sprang up at AHS last week. The flag of Thailand now flies over the east entrance to the high school ... and right outside the study hall window. BIG SAVINGS ON Pre-finished Wall Paneling OUR MANUFACTURER IS CHANGING STYLE JKttflNISH AND WE MUST MOVE OUR PRESENT STOCK TO MAKE ROOM FOR A NEW SHIPMENT! LOT No. 1 3 PIECES 4'x7' MASONITE CHERRY PANELING Reg, $22,68 SALE $14.40 LOT No. 2 5 PIECES 4'x 7' —COLONIAL OAK Reg. $51.80 SALE $38.00 LOT No. 3 150 PIECES 4'x 7' —AFRICAN OKUME SALE $4.19 LOT No. 4 43 PIECES 4'x 7'— CLEAR BIRCH SALE $5.49 per sheet LOT No. 5 3 PIECES 4'x 8' —ANTIQUE BIRCH Reg. $36,00 Lot SALE $24,00 Lot LOT No. 6 3 PIECES 4'x8' WILLIAMSBURG OAK Reg. $36.00 Lot SALE $16.60 Lot LOT No. 7 24 PIECES 4'x 8' —EARLY AMERICAN BIRCH SALE $6,89 LOT No. 8 42 PIECES 4'x 8' —HIGHLAND BIRCH SALE $5,79 LOT No. 9 12 PIECES 4'x 8' —CORAL SAPILI Reg. $4,89 Sheet SALE $3,89 Sheet LOT No. 10 17 PIECES 4'x 8' —ODD PRE-FINISHED PANELS SALE $3.99 Each TWO AHS basketball wizards, Tom Claude and Craig Espe, were recognized for their skills when the Des Moines Register ranked them with honorable mention and 7th team all-state, respectivley. Both boys are checking into college offers for possible scholarships. - o - STUDENTS AND faculty viewed one-half of a travelog pertaining to the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Tuesday morning. In the film they journeyed from one river to another until forced to "hoof it" on to Oregon and the Pacific Ocean. 'Most"students . regretted not being able to see [' the other part of the movie, for ' one reason or another. - o - MOST CLUBS were busy preparing their work committees for the Carnival last week. Students were asked to sign up for hour shifts of duty for running the booths. The Carnival began at 1 p.m. Saturday, and concluded at 9 p.m. that evening. Organizations began setting up their booths Friday afternoon. - o - "WORKER OF the Week" in track last week was Rod Rogert, and Mike Betts was runner-up. Guess Rod's hat really does something for him. - o - JUNIORS, SENIORS, and faculty received their invitations to the Prom. They were asked to R.S.V.P. as soon as possible in order to determine how much food to order for the banquet. - o - UBC South Phillips ALGONA, IOWA Phone 295-2619 UNITED BUILDING CENTERS Sign of "senior's spring". - o - FRESHMEN AND sophomores filled out their schedule sheets for next year. Through the coordinated efforts of the student, the parents, and the guidance counselor, the list of courses for the coming school year is tentatively arranged. However, these schedules are subject to future amendments if necessary. So don't sweat it if you can't take physics or math 4. - o - CLASS ELECTIONS are coming up. The date for election of class officers (for '67-'68) is April 12th. Petitions for presidents are due April 5th. . .if you want to run, pick up a petition sheet in Mr. Anderson's office. The Student Council elections will be April 26th. AHS is one place where you don't have to wear a beard to be a student body leader. - o - STUDENT COUNCIL members attending the District Conference Thursday were Bill Boldridge, Connie Darbyshire, Barb Knudsen, Rich Black, Jeff Allen, Phyl Moulton, Tim Black, Greg Allen, Sue Dodds, Miriam Kautsch, Sutira Soi Pet, Dean Lowman, and Julie Chrischilles. They left at 7:30 in the morning and returned around suppertime. - o - CONGRATULATIONS TO Julie Chrischilles for being elected to the District Cabinet of the North Central Student Council at the Mason City Conference! - o - LAST NTGHT (Monday) was College and Vocations Night at AHS with about 50 representatives from various state schools and the armed services discussing their respective colleges and vocations. - o - CAPITAL JARGON: Dubie — a little boy or girl who is requested to "DO BE" good . . . in otherwords, a spoiled brat who needs to be taught a lesson in manner. Happening -a full-length motion picture photographed BY one stationary camera, OF one immovable object . . . such as a movie containing only the continuous non- motion of its subject like the Statue of Liberty. Grunts — consumable, digestible goods; food. It's not "great food, mom", but "groovey grunts, mom". - o B. G. WARNING: Students are in study hall to study! You may not read any book other than your text or a good-old hardbound piece of writing from the library . . . magazines can be checked out of the school library only after one-half of the period is over! - o - "TO LIVE is not merely to breathe; It Is to act." - o - THE WOMEN faculty couldn't quite keep up with the junior girls' intramural champs. In the game last Friday after school, the juniors trampled the older gals, 50-32. A 10? admission fee was donated to the American Field Service. There's a limit to Do-it-yourself plumbing! Do-it-yourself hobbies are fine, but when it comes to plumbing installation and repair, it's safer to leave the work to professionals. Expert work on your plumbing facilltes will save you the extra time, trouble and frustration that can result from the hands of a "do-it-yourselfer." Call Us Before It's Too Late 1 P.R. Irons Plumbing & Heating 812 E. McGregor Algona *•••••••••••••••••••••• 295-3640 COMPARE THE A LOON A CONSUMER COST OF ELECTRICITY WITH STATE AVERAGES * AVERAGE ALGONA CONSUMER AVERAGE IOWA CONSUMER ^ CHECK THE DIFFERENCE 250 KWH 500 KWH 750 KWH 1,000 KWH $ 7.94 $ 8.91 $12.65 $16.41 250 KWH 500 KWH 750 KWH 1,000 KWH $ 8.02 511.37 $16.43 $21.60 * % .08 * $2.44 •" $3.78 «•* $5.19 RE FR ° M ™ E FEDERAL POWER COMMISSION & THE IOWA STATE COMMERCE - Algona Is A Good Place To Live UTILITIES ARE LOW - CONVENIENCE IS HIGH! Algona Municipal Utilities WE'LL HELP YOU Choosing a single item? Furnishing a complete room? Planning an entire home? We'll be delighted to help you. If you have any problems in arrangement . or color coordination ... or choice of pieces . . . just come in and ask us. You'll get expert advice from our trained interior decorators. We realize the importance of a cheerful, comfortable home . . . one that expresses your individuality . . . and we'll do our best to help you "put your heart in your home". So drop in any time you want. You're always very, very welcome! Furniture & Carpeting And Watson Interiors IN OUR NEW LOCATION 210 NO. PHILLIPS ST.
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