The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 2, 1997 · Page 7
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 7

Salina, Kansas
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Friday, May 2, 1997
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THE SALINA JOURNAL HOME K GARDEN FRIDAY, MAY 2, 1997 A7 T ANTIQUE DETECTIVE Early tables were chairs, too ANNE GILBERT There was a time when a table was more than a table. Sometimes it was also a chair; in antique parlance, a "chair table." It and other styles of tables changed over the 18th and 19th centuries, as the structure of society changed. New fashions and manners also influenced these changes. In early Colonial America the trestle table basically a long board resting on trestles was called "table board and frame." It evolved into tea ta.. bles, serving tables and sewing tables, to mention a few. ' 'The hutch table, also known as a chair table, sometimes had a storage compartment under a hinged seat. Another form was the circular hutch table, built on trestle ends. By the early 19th century, the chair table was mounted on turned legs. 'Another popular Colonial style was the gateleg table, it took on a new form as the single-gate or tuckaway table. A style unique to America was the butterfly' table. It had a "swinging bracket instead of a gateleg. It got its name from the wing-shaped bracket. They came in many shapes and sizes. Some had a drawer in the frame. By the end of the 18th century, the growing middle class began filling their homes with quality furniture. However, since their homes were modest and the rooms smaller, the tables were scaled down to meet their needs. Even more important, they didn't want just smaller copies of old V GARDENS Photo courtesy of Skinner's Auction Gallery A painted pine and birch chair table was made in the early 19th century in New England. furniture fashions, but new and different styles. For instance, heavy old woods such as oak, were outdated. Mahogany and fruit woods, as well as walnut, ebony and birch, became popular. Comfort determined new innovations in dining table designs. By the early 19th century, either tripod or quadruped pedestals gave diners leg room. Lumped under Federal style Most of the styles were adapted from English pattern books, such as Chippendale, Sheraton and Hepplewhite. However, when Americanized from 1788 to around 1825, they were lumped under the name "Federal" style The English custom of tea drinking brought about the American version of the small tea table that could be easily moved. One of the earliest styles was the mahogany tripod. Designed for practicality, it had a swivel top. When not used it was folded up and placed against the wall. Another small 18th-century table was the wine table, with a pierced gallery top. There were also nested tables, the 18th-centu- ry version of TV tray tables. Originally designed by Thomas Sheraton, they are characterized by slender legs and tops, often with inlays of contrasting woods. In the 19th century, they were made and exported from China in black lacquer. All of these popular table styles have been and continue to be reproduced. Late 19th century reproductions are being seriously bought as antiques, which they are. However, since there is such a price variance between the authentic period pieces and anything done later, careful examination is a must. Warping, period construction and signs of wear, as well as patina, should be taken into consideration. Ask questions of the seller on big-ticket items. Flowering vines will enrich a garden to no end By LINDSAY BOND TOTTEN Scripps Howard News Service quick cover and a heap of "oh-mys" by summer's.end, no plant beats an annual flowering vine. In luscious garden scenes, where fences, arbors and gates drip with foliage and blooms, those leaves and flowers are likely attached to an annual vine, planted at the base of the nearest post. It seems few gardeners want to bother with annual vines any more. But they're so easy to grow — and inexpensive, too — that it's probably just a matter of time before annual vines take a place beside ornamental grasses and water gardening as horticulture's latest trend. The white saucer-sized blossoms of moonflower vine glow in the moonlight. The sweet clove scent invites close inspection by admirers of the two-legged kind and occasional visits by moths, which pollinate its blossoms. Moonflower is an excellent choice when quick cover is desired to decorate an arbor or lattice, to screen a chain-link fence, or soften the railing of a deck. Closely related to moonflower are morning. glories, which, of course, open in the morning and close in evening. Morning glory and moonflower are late-season vines. Speed them up by starting indoors. First, nick the hard black seed coats: Holding each with tweezers, scrape gently with a metal file or rub between coarse sandpaper until the pale inner seed coat is slightly exposed. Or cut a tiny corner off each seed. Soak the seeds in warm water before planting them in individual pots. Edible vines such as Scarlet Runner Bean and White Dutch Runner bean do double — or triple — duty in the garden, scampering quickly over a gate, with colorful blossoms and edible pods. eritaae ouse Bed " u ti Breakfast 913-825-8811 860 S. Santa Fe • Salina, Ks. Mother's & Father's Day Gift Certificates W Wedding & Anniversary Getaway Business Accommodations W Full Breakfast The regular price on all men's & women's SAS shoes in stock. Also women's sandals and handbags. Coupon expires 5-3-97 § Coupon good at Salina Location Only i 122 S. Santa Fe 913-823-2146 Discover Downtown Salina Baldwin Bros. May Furniture Specials All La-Z-Boy* Rediners All Bar stools 4 Tell City Swing Rockers 1 La-z-Boy* Sofa Sleeper 1-Tweed Love Seat 3 Dinette Chairs 1 Tell City Dropleaf Table & 4 Chairs 15 pc. Glass Dinette REDUCED $100 tO $160 REDUCED 25% REDUCED 50% Reg $789 HOW $499 REDUCED 50% Reg $129 JVOMf $59 Of. Reg, $1,595 Reg. $1,095 NOW $1,095 NOW $547 Baldwin Bros. Furniture 141 S. Santa Fe Downtown Salina 827-5584 SUPER , WEEKEND^ or tabulous ways to save storewide! FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY ONLY! SALE 19.99 |SAVE25%-50% Misses' Sag Harbor 0 Reg. 28.00. Foundation & Daywear 'After manulurtuiui s moil in K'lxitu SAVE 25% Misses' print dresses Recj 39 00 89 00, SALE 29.25-66.75. SAVE 25°/ Men's Specialty Collection" RI-.J 1200 2800, SALE 9.00-21.00. Just a sample of the savings you'll find. Interim markdowns may have been token. Styles, sizes and colors vary by store. CHARGE IT! STAGE CENTRALHALL Mon.-Sat. 10-9 sun. 12-6 South Middle School Anderson, Bill - English 7310 Bainter, Lyman - Pre Algebra 7330 Bainter, Lyman -Algebra 7326 Barhydt, Joan - LD 7323 Beams, Juanita - Reading 7312 Bell, Jeff- Social Studies 7315 Bell, Jeff-English 7311 Berglund, Kay-Math 7316 Brown, David - Science 7319 Clark, Virginia - Science 7322 Doniann, Wendy - English 7325 Ferguson,Terry - PreAlgebra 7328 Ferguson, Terry - Algebra 7344 Gansel, Sheiyl - English 7304 Hilyard, Jack -History 7321 Hoelting, Daryl - Math 7313 Hoelting, Daryl - Science 7355 Horst,Deena-Ai1 7334 Knutson, Cyndy - Science 7302 Moser, Lonnie - Social Studies 7306 Plutt, Jeff-History 7354 Ratcliff, Joyce - English 7309 Ruthlef, John -History 7336 Reinking, Merilyn - Explo/FACS....7353 Riddle, Theitsa - Science 7320 Schmidt, Mary - Math 7301 Seim, Lesa - Math 7305 Shriver, Jeff -Social Studies 7317 Sturges. Jennifer - Science 7314 Tiinmel, Belle - Spanish 7335 Walle, Barbara - Explo/FACS 7343 Wilkins, Sudana - Spanish 7356 Winslow, Susan - English 7352 Roosevelt Lincoln Clark, Joseph - Science 5240 Crank, Chris - History 5060 Deforest, Karma- English 5080 Duncan, Brian - Exploratory 5441 Eilders, Kate - Pre Algebra 5090 Elders, Kate -Math 5091 Eilders, Kate-Algebra 5092 Fitzpatrick, Ray - Enriched English...5100 Fitzpatrick, Ray - English 5101 Frable, Lenore - LD English 8th 5586 Frable,Lenore-LD English 7lh 5191 Frable, Lenore - Study Skills 8th 5194 Frable, Lenore - Study Skills 7th 5195 Geiger, Sue - English 8th 5120 Geiger, Sue - English 7lh 5130 Omen, Danelte - Spanish 8th 5141 Hutchinson, Cassandra - Reading 5160 Johnston, Lisa- Vocal Music 5170 Johnston, Lisa - Slang Gang 5J71 Johnston, Lisa - Orchestra 5050 Jones, Daniel - Social Studies 5180 Lambert, Vaughn - Science 5200 Liu-son, Cindy - BD 5420 Laubahn, Glenn-Math 8 5210 Laubahn, Glenn - Pre Algebra 5213 Laubalm, Glenn - Algebra 5212 Lenkiewicz, Len- History 5221 Mi-Daniel, Brenda - Social Studies ....5250 McMillen, Gayle - Band 7 5260 McMillen,Gayle-Band8 5261 Morrison, Belli - Social Studies 7lh...5472 Morrison, Beih - Social Studies 8th...5473 Murphy, Dawn - English 5020 Murphy, Steve - Science 8th 5280 Murphy, Steve - Science 7th 5190 Noonan, Becky - Math 8 5290 Noonan, Becky - Pre-Algebra 5291 Noonan, Becky - Algebra 5292 Nowak, Brian - Exploratory 5441 Pemey, Kathryne - Science 5300 Pridey, Joanne - Science 5510 Ramsey, Mark - Pie Algebra 5520 Ramsey, Mark-Math 7 5521 Ramsey, Mark - Math 7th and 8th 5522 Reddig, Julie - Enriched English 5530 Reddig, Julie-English 5531 Ribble, Nancy - LD Social Studies ....5540 Ribble, Nancy - LD Reading 5541 Ribble, Nancy - LD Reading/Skills....5542 Ribble, Nancy - LD English 8 5543 Ribble, Nancy - LD English 7 5546 Ruder, Chris - Math 7 5220 Ruder, Chris - PreAlgebra 5140 Sackrider, Barbara - P.E 5550 Shivers, Karen - LD History 5580 Shivers, Karen - LD Reading 5581 Shivers, Karen - LD Reading/Skills..,5582 Shivers, Karen - LD Math 8 5584 Shivers, Karen - LD Math 7 (5th hour),5583 Wilkins, Sudana-Spanish 7lh 5431 Wilkins, Sudana - Spanish 8th 5432 Wilson, Milch- Induslrial Tech 5441 To hear your child's teacher you must use a touch-tone phone. Dial 825-6000. Press the 4-digit category number by the teacher's name. Call Deb Nelson at 823-6363 if you have questions. lln "" Salinu Jouriwl Newspaper In Education

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