The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 29, 1954 · Page 20
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 20

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 29, 1954
Page 20
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COTOIKR JfEWI WEDNESDAY, BtlniiMBER, tl, 1954 NewMethodSaves Bedmaking Time How long does it take you t< make a bed? If. .it's more than thre minutes, you may be making th job more of a chore than necessary Time-and-motion studies by horn economists indicate that a typica housewife walks 262 feet, making 1 complete trips around the be dand takes 6 minutes 28 seconds to make each bed. By comparison, a simplified bed- making method involves only one complete trips around the bed anc back), just 34 feet of walking, and an elapsed time of 2:42. Simplified bedmaking saves steps and time, making it a cinch to provide .the luxury of a fresh bed that invites sleep at the end of a long day. Home Economists Help Home economists have devised various techniques to take the bother out of bedmaking. All involve the combining of several operations into a one, such as tucking in, sheets and blankets together on one side of the bed and then making up the .other half of the bed from the other side. With a "one-trip •bedmaking" method suggested by the- National Cotton - Council, you can make a neat, tight bed with fresh cotton sheets in less than three minutes. Steps in Bedmaking First, stack the bedding on a chair placed at center of one side of the bed. Standing next to, the, chair, throw the bottom sheet across the mattress. Then the "top sheet and blanket. At the head of the bed, fold the top sheet over the blanket, tuck and miter the bottom sheet and tuck the top sheet and blanket, as far as you can reach down the side of the bed. Walk around to the head of the bed on the opposite side and repea the operation. Move back around the bed, tucking in sheets and blankets together, mitering the corners at the foot of the bed, until you're back to the chair. Throw the spread, place the pillow on the fold and flip the spread over the pilllow. Presto! The job's done. For restful sleep, the National Cotton Council advises, change your sheets at least twice a week. Cotton -Accent Rugs Add New Color Touch Accent rugs help brighten up dark corners and add spots of contrasting colors to otherwise monochromatic rooms. '' Interior decorators advise the use of cotton accent rugs in,, hall and bedroom. Use them for a "lourish before a fireplace, to bring a foyer into focus or to add empha- is to a favorite chair. Cotton scatter rugs not only ac- ent a room, but also protect heav- [y used carpet areas. To save wear n your cotton broadloom, .put ac- ent rugs -at the foot of the stairway, beside the bed and in front f the television set. TELEVUE GROUPING — The significance of television in the American way of life is sharply evident in this handsome TV center, the show-. place of the home. The setting features a versatile new "tele-vue" grouping by Kroehler, up- holstered in a distinctive cotton fabric that adds to the atmosphere of comfort and relaxation. The fabric is Mooresville's "Stardust," an iridescent metallic, nubby-textured cotton boucle. P.M. Crump & Go. 60S. Front St. •Compliments of Dainty Cooking Fat HUMKO Oil AUTUMN COLORS — Cottons for autumn white at the neckline and a pleated bodice. Jump- come in deep colors and often have the added er dress in -brown-a" '.-white cotton tweed (right) attraction of small jackets. Gingham plaid Cleft) is topped by a trim, tabbed jacket. Both designs is in muted orange and purple with a touch of are by Helen Whiting. (NEA Photo) Good Luck on Your Cotton Picking Contest America's 24 Hour Host Cotton Adapts Four-Poster to Child's Growth Mow to adapt family antiques to the needs of the youngest generation is demonstrated in a charming nursery, decorated for a very young lady. Because the mother wanted the baby to inherit Her own four poster as soon as she graduated from a crib, it was necessary to devise some method of keeping her from rolling off the big bed during the early stages of growing up. She had removable side, pieces made to match the design of the four poster. For other furnishings, only washable materials were chosen. Because of its durability and gay color effect, corduroy in a bright turquoise was used for the bedspread. Canopy and ruffles for the bed were in turquoise and pink cotton taffeta, a pillow with a wide ruffled sham adding a decorative note. The same colors appear in the washable wall paper, with animal figures on one wall and soft color splatters on the other three. The pink theme is carried out in the washable cotton rug. "Bones' 1 used in modern Corsets actually are made of featherweight steel and plastic, use of real whalebone being discontinued more than a half century ago. BLISSFULL FARMS Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Yancy, Owners MARI ANNA, ARK. CITY and FARM Real Estate Loans- Property Management—Appraisals E. D. Schumacher, President Ernest P. Schumacher, Vice Pres. Karl M. Blanchard, Vice Pres. UNITED SERVICE & RESEARCH, Inc. MORTGAGE BANKERS—5-5303—Realtors 81 Madison Building . Memphis, Tennessee McGAA CHEVROLET CO. Guaranteed USED CARS West Memphis, Ark. WINDOW WEAR — Taking the •jame Hathaway cotton organdy shown here in the curtains, noted designer Ceil Chapman created this crisp dance dress called "Moonbeam." Like Hathaway curtains, the frock boasts wrinkle- resistance and permanent crisp-, ness. Although- there are no fish in Great Salt Lake, its waters do contain small brine shrimp. JACKSON LIFE INSURANCE CO. FALLS BUILDING Compliments of a Friend

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