The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 1, 1963 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 6

Publication:
Location:
Ottawa, Kansas
Issue Date:
Friday, March 1, 1963
Page:
Page 6
Start Free Trial
Cancel

THE OTTAWA HERALD Friday, March 1, 1963 TASTEFUL IMPORTS — Winners of American Institute of Interior Designers awards nclude (1) German dinnerware in black and white porcelain; (2) Finnish cast iron casserole with red or black, exterior, white enamel interior, teak handle; (3) German sterling silver tableware; (4) German Mack matte glaze vase; (5) Swedish hand-cut solid glass sculpture; (6) German black porcelain bowl; (7) Danish silver coffee pot with creamer and sugar basin. To Beautify Your Home By VIVIAN BROWN AP Newsfeatures Writer Decorative accessories, a far cry from the household junk available several decades ago, are helping to shape a new look of good taste in the American home. Many accessories are imports, eight won awards given by the American Institute of Interior Designers. The 1963 awards are for hand- woven tapestries from Sardinia; black procelain bowls and planters, matte glaze vases, sterling silver and porcelain cutlery from Germany; Swedish serving trays with non-slip surfaces; cast iron casseroles with white enamel interiors and teak handles, stack- able bottles from Finland. There are hand-cut solid glass sculpture from Sweden and a number of new pieces of Danish silver. Winning towels made and designed in America are called "Snowflow- ers," "Northern Lights" and "Stockholm." Though it was always possible for important American homes to choose accessories from antiques shops, tiie average home 15 years ago was limited to a garish assortment of cheap ceramic figurines, wall plaques, ash trays. Salt poured from a gazelle's horns or a penguin's fins. Ship's wheel designs were likely to reveal grooves slated for tomato juice glasses. One outlandish design overlapped another. One of the first to observe the unrealistic inequality of accessories and furniture in the home was Andrea Marangoni, president of an import company, who 13 years ago noted that "although Americans made the most beautiful furniture in the world, there was absolutely no line of good or even medium-priced accessories, "such as mirrors, sconces or even ash trays. "Ihere was nothing but cheap and unimaginative stuff available," he recalls, "so I went to Italy and created a line of accessories, the first major accessory line launched here, I believe. The stores didn't want to fiddle with higher - priced accessories at first, but soon realized they were wasting wall space, and that good decorative accessories could help in the sale of furniture." Maragoni has stuck with traditional accessories, because those designs supply a warmth that appeals to Americans, he says. He uses wrought iron, carved kiln- dried Linden wood, employs some gilding and deep pastel colors in antique finishes in his mirrors, sconces, plaques, wall brackets and hundreds of other accessories. Many companies have copied his items verbatim, he says, others are copied for the lower-priced market. But Marangoni adds that this helps raise the level of the decorative accessories field which has long needed to further the cause of good design. Ottawan Receives Study Grant Elizabeth Claiborne, chemistry instructor at Ottawa University, has received a National Science Foundation grant to study eight weeks next summer at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N. Y. The course in instrumental analysis will last from June 24 to Aug. 16. This will be the fifth consecutive summer that Miss Claiborne has received a National Science Foundation grant. In 1959, she was at Oregon State College for six weeks; in 1960, at University of Iowa eight weeks; in 1961, at Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., nine weeks, and last summer, at American University, Washington, D. C., for six weeks. Last summer she did study on the history and philosophy of science and mathematics. In Iowa she did research, and the other two grants were for study on recent developments in chemistry. Hints From Heloise Bathes Her Baby In Clothes Basket Helois* By HELOISE CRUSE Dear Heloise: Please do not laugh! I think my suggestion is wonderful for mothers who have small babies past the bathinette stage, but too young for a tub bath. I use my plastic clothes basket to bathe my baby in when I take my bath in the tub. This basket has holes in it so the water can come in. When I drawv my tub and take my own bath I put the clothes basket in t h e tub of water with me. Then I undress my baby put him in the clothes basket and ge t into the tub. This way I have the pleasure of teaching him to pat the water like mother does, and to bathe himself, show him how to take the wash rag to soap his tummy, and get him over his fear of water. The water swishes through the basket and he absolutely loves it. When the bath is over all I do is pull the plug. Beby stays in his own precious domain while I dry and clothe myself. There is no chance of baby falling on the slippery tub or being in too much water, which might scare him. Momie Dear Heloise: I am sure there thousands of people who buy frozen waffles. Instead of popping them in your toaster like the directions say. . . I put mine under the broiler in my oven to toast them. This way I find that I can brown one side, turn them over, apply butter and broil the other side. Then top them with syrup or variations of jelly and jams. This makes an entirely different kind of waffle. Mary Hillary Thanks Mary. I tried it and you are so right! Did you ever try buying dried apricots, adding a few slices of lemon and some sugar, and bringing them to a boil, and cooking slowly until they are thick? We found this was terrific when spread on the second cooked side of waffles. It makes a much meatier dish. Heloise Dear Folks: Once in a while we get a letter that seems so funny but it is so good that we just have to print it. Here is one from a mother who has three small children: "Dear Heloise: Having three small children, a two-story house with the bedrooms upstairs and heaps of laundry, I got to thinking of how many times a day I go up and downstairs. Upstairs to get the kids dressed, upstairs to collect their dirty clothes, downstairs, to wash the clothes, upstairs to put them away, downstairs to get the dirty kids to change their dirty clothes upstairs! Honestly. . . I got so sick and tired of all this mountain climbing! In a moment of inspiration, I decided to keep all The Herald pays $5 every week for the best news tip turned iq by a reader. Grace: did you hear what happened to me? Why just the other day John and I were wondering just how we were going to get rid of that old furniture of ours, and a few other used items. We are not salesmen, so we decided to have the newspaper do it for us. It was so simple to pick up the phone and dial CH 2-4700 and give our ad to the helpful Want- Ad Department. We are so happy now that we are rid of those few things and we are dollars ahead. For Best Results... Use HERALD WANT ADS 5 P.M. Day Before Publication 5 Line Ads Accepted Up To 9:30 A.M. Day of Publication. (We will help you word your ads.) of the children's clothes downstairs, in one large 12-drawer chest. This chest passed for a sideboard in our dining room and was very inexpensive since I assembled and finished it myself. If dressing the children in the dining room seems strange, just stop to think about it — why chase up and down the stairs all day if you don't have to! More People Buy WURLITZER PIANOS than any other make BUTLER'S Now iD of ngr den clothes, dirty clothes, and laundry equipment are within a few feet of each other. It does make sense, doesn't it?" Mary Ann Parker It certainly does! Who cares where you keep the clothes? I think you have the brightest idea that's come through this column in a long time! Bless you and HN MOM three kids foe etch « us who share your idea. Love, ' ' i " Heloise Dear Heloise: For a very handy belt rack thai takes up little space and is easy to see, simply take a wooden coat hanger and some dime-store cup hooks. Get that ever-loving hubby to attach the hooks into the hanger and you are all set ... Nanette J. calling all youngsters to come in and see the new spring Young America's Finest Fitting Shoes O'Connor's Shoes 205 South Mam OTTAWA HERALD'S BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL GUIDE OPTOMETRISTS Arvid Berglund, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 316 S. Main CH 2-2798 Olin O. Wollen, O J). *' i " OPTOMETRIST 110 W. 3rd CH 2-4303 A. 6. Madtson, O J). OPTOMETRIST 205 S. Main CH 24233 Rodney McClay, O.D. OPTOMETRIST Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-3793 CHIROPRACTORS Don L. McKelvey, D.C. CHIROPRACTOR US W. 2nd CH 2-4777 I. C South, D.C CHIROPRACTOR 118 E. 15th CH 2-2156 Residence Phone CH 2-3961 S. M. Brockway. D.C. CHIROPRACTOR 1408 S. Main CH 2-2386 R. C Capron, D.C. PHYSIOTHERAPY Ground Floor 113 E. 3rd Office Ph. 2-4100 Res. Ph. 2-2270 OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN HOMER N. FLORA, D.O. Osteopatbic Physician Medicine and Surgery Zellner Building Phone CH 2-3746 DAVID L. YOUNG, D.O. Physical Medicine Phone CH 2-3844 222 E. 3rd St. PLYING SERVICE SKY SERVICE Jack C. Kille, Mgr. SMILING JACK'S SKY SERVICE Municipal Airport, Charter Trips, Sight Seeing Rides, Plight Instructions CH 2-9775 or CH 2-4230 23 Years Flying Experience BUNDY INSURANCE AGENCY Hf RHY 2-4 2. 1 S 1 OL> OTTAWA, KANGA'j INVESTMENTS INVESTORS DIVERSIFIED SERVICES, INC. exclusive distributor for Investors Mutual, Inc. Investors Stock Fund, Inc. Investors Selective Fund, Inc. Investors Inter-Continental Fund, Inc. Investors Syndicate of America, Inc. Investors Variable Payment Fund, Inc. prospectus upon request from Hazen L. Richardson 1438 S. Hickory CH 2-2773 INVESTORS SYNDICATE LIFE Insurance and Annuity Company MEDICAL DIRECTORY J. F. Ban, M.D. SURGERY Professl Bldg. CH 2-1268 Frank A. Trump, M.D. Internal Medicine and Diagnosis Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-1620 Louis N. Speer, M.D. General Medicine and Surgery Office: 109 W Fourth Phone CH 2-1257 Res. Phone CH 2-3401 David G. Lanrv, M.D. General Medicine and Obstetrics Professional Building Office CH 2-1820 Res. CH 2-1227 R. A. Collier, M.D. Surgery — General Medicine CH 2-1182 Res. CH 2-2393 Professional Building Chester H. Strehlow, MD Surgery — General Medicine Professional Building CH -1279 Res. CH 2-5675 Sylva Lofgreen, M.D. Victor J. Lofgreen, M.D. Physicians and Surgeons 3rd & Walnut CH 2-2126 R. S. Roberts, M.D. Professional Building Surgery — Medicine Office CH 2-4325 Res. CH 2-1594 Henning Bros. — 434 S. Main — CH 2-2641 For Prompt Ambulance Service Call CH 2-1331 Ottawa, Kansas JOE TOWNER'S CHAPEL THE ANTHONY CLINICAL LABORATORY Gladys Anthony Allergies, Bacteriology, Serelogy Hematology, Bio-Chemistry, Parasitology Room 15, Professional Bldg. Ph. CH 2-5298 Home CH 2-3407 Pharmacy Is Our Business Your Prescription WU1 Receive Our Careful Attention BRISCOE DRUG STORE 847 S. Main CH 2-4133 BEAUTY SHOPS Fredanne Beauty Shop We specialize in Permanent Waving and Hair Styling Irene Nitcher Shomber Maye B Snyder, owner 111 W. 2nd CH 2-5120 BEAUTYLAND Styling Salon 114 E. 2nd CH 2-4347 OPERATORS: Eloise Milton, Marion Ishang, Sharon Brill, and Wiloma Babcock. owner and operator. Millie's Beauty Salon Specializing in Hair Shaping and Current Styling Millie Engles — Owner'operator Rose Marie Baxter- Beverly Cole — Operators 113 E. 3rd CH 2-3399 Veterinary Service VETERINARY SUPPLIES HESS, FRANKLIN and Others Mann-Bell Drug Store 501 N. Main CH 2-3924 Children's Orthopedic Foot Correction Propr-BUt SHOES Recommended by Leading Foot Doctors All over the World. Professionally Fitted and Sold Exclusively in Franklin County at RICHARDSON'S SHOE STORE 212 S. Main ELMOR CRAVEN ASSOCIATE First National Bank Bldg. Phone CH 2-1243 General American Life Insurance Co., St Louis SECURITIES^" Stocks — Bonds Mutual Funds ROBERT M. DILLON BARRETT, FITCH, NORTH ft CO. Members New York Stock Exchange CH 2-2445 425 So. Mate OTTAWA HERALD : , ' Send it to those away from Home

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free