Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 3, 1970 · Page 18
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r -AH About Town- Great Hunting Grounds for Gifts 8 Times Herald, Carroll, la Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1970 by dot monahan On Thursday, we promised you a source of Christmas gifts of which you may not have been aware. If you have an 'arty' friend or relative, and you feel you haven't the money to do justice to the sort of gift she or he cares for, relax. There is help for you in "All About Town" today. Museums' shops are great hunting grounds. And you can do your shopping with- obtain gift catalogues from the museums by merely writing, but do it soon. Museums are not commercial enterprises, so it may take time for them to get yours in the mail. A little out leaving home for you may | later, we will give you some DREES SAYS— MAGIC CHEE Has The Price and Range for You With The Features You Want K . • Lo Temp mm centwl • chrome ptaiecL MtMHtovm racks • Renwmfata atom door awd door seals • Front eonbwte • Lift-up, rcmcwobte cook top • No-drip, recessed cook top $19900 fMAGICCHEE • Oven window and light • Clock wi»h 1 •bow timer • Lo-Temp oven con trot • Chroma plated, non-rilf even tacks • Removabte even door and door seals • Lid-up, removable cook top • No-drip, recessed cook fop 319W-2W $199.00 w.t. • AuloMagic Cook ond Keep Warm oven control • Top-front controls • Removable oven door • Oven window and light • Clock with 1-hour timer • Block glass oven door and black broiler door panel • Lift-up and removable porcelain top • No-drip, recessed cook lop 319C-3PW $199.00 w .t. of the addresses. And what kind of little goodies will you find that do not tug too hard on your purse strings? Through the National Gallery of Art in Washington you may purchase sculpture reproductions finished as closely as possible to resemble the original objects. Statuettes of either a Flemish Angel Gabriel or a Venetian child angel, both 15th century, both mounted on wooden bases may be yours to give for as low as $5.75. You may find a group of cast-bronze medals and plaquettes mounted on velvet or wood, derived from 15th century Italian originals, and priced from $4 to $15. There are many prints from 35 cents and up. The catalogues are free, and ask for the Christmas Card catalogue, as well, if you want to send cards that are both artistic and different this year. Ask for Catalogue of Reproductions and Publications for gift ideas by writing National Gallery of Art, Washington, B.C. 20565, Dept. FC. The most famous museum in the country, New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, busy celebrating its Centennial, is putting out its biggest catalogue ever, and the cost is still 25 cents. The Metropolitan has set up its own studio and workroom reproducing all sorts of things from its collection. Glass and silver items as well as sculpture. One may buy a brooch copied from Catalan originals from the 14th century for $10. Glassware starts at under $2. Silver pieces from $3.50 and up into the hundreds. In addition, one may buy color prints from 25 cents and up. The report states that one may purchase reproductions at many prices, some rather high, but remember you set your own scale starting with a quarter. There is a dash of everything and where else could you get a set of three glazed earthen- PRE- HOLIDAY WOMEN'S PONCHOS Orig. $12 to $18 8 88 Sharp plaids in wool like Acrylic. Several colors. Size s m, I. WOMEN'S 3-PIECE SUITS 3-piece styling—Jacket, Blouse and Skirt. Orig. $30—NOW $23 MISSES FALL SKIRTS Several styles in bonded fabrics. Orig. $6 to $9—NOW 444-g 44 BOYS' JACKETS Orig. 5.99 4 44 Part wool plaids in CPO style. Colorful and worm. Sizes s, m, I, xl. ware 12th Dynasty jerboa mice from Egypt for $4? Or a blue faience hippopotamus at bay (same provenance) for a fiver? Your address. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Box 255, Gracie Station, New York, N.Y. 10028, Dept. FC. The Brooklyn Museum's Gallery Shop, 188 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11238, Dept. FC. is celebrated for its low-priced wares from all over the world. One may find darling little hand-painted wood birds from Austria at $2 each. Goat bells from Sardinia, so fetching even non-goat owners crave them, at $2.40. Its bright little catalogue requires a 25 cent with request. If you are searching for a gift for an Indian buff, write The Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art, P.O. Box 5153, Santa Fe, N.M. 87501, for original sandpainting designs with natural pigments at prices from $12 to $100. Various potteries and jewelry from $14 up from the Pubelo tribe may be purchased from The Artes Shop, Patio of the Palace of the Governors, Museum of N.M. P.O. Box 2087, Santa Fe, N.M. 87501 Dept. FC. If you love old books, or are seeking prints from another day to deeoupage you might write the Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, Calif. 91108, Dept. FC for a facsimile edition of early books and manuscripts, in color for one dollar each. Also available are a variety of reproduction and post cards. Postage is needed. As you know, anything old increases our adrelin supply, and in doing research for this column, we found that in merry olde England there are two museums where one may seek some of the biggest .gift bargains in the museum world. Its publications alone are drool­ ers. The picturebook series, intended for adults, although they would please knowledgeable children priced from 30 cents to $1.20 concern dolls, doll houses, silver, glass, embroidery pewter, textiles, costume and furniture. All this is available at Victoria and Albert Museum, London S.W. 7, England, Dept. FC. They offer color reproductions of rubbings of monumental brasses from the -Stair rnoio Workmen from the J. C. White Company. Des Moines, are shown surveying start of half-block iong demoltion project on the south side of Sixth Street between £i\\\ Qt -PAa -f Adams Street and the alley between Adams Street and Olll kjUTCCl Main Street. The building site formerly occupied by the Chamber of Commerce offices and the Ladies 1^ 1# . Lounge is shown in foreground. Upon completion of JL /CHlOIltlOll ^ e ^emoltion project, the Five-Fifty-Six Company, Inc., will construct a one-half block long structure on the site as part of the Central Business District Urban Renewal Project. Demolition started this week and construction of the new structure is expected to start in late fall or early winter. museum collection, at less than 8 cents a piece, while 50 cents will get you cutout rag dolls of the early 20th century as "Alice, a Little Girl in Her Underclothes"; "Four Little Girl Dolls" for you to stuff with your own material. If you have a friend who lives in a jig-saw world in her lonely hours, there are many available fashioned from exhibits. Ask for Sectional List No. 55. The august British Museum, London, W.C.I, England, FC, has nice little catalogues of Christmas cards, all in the neighborhood of 10 cents each. And reproductions of old maps at $1 and up. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, issues free lists and included signed and numbered prints and lithographs running from $5 to $100. Color reproductions from the museum run from $1 and up. We hope we have given you still another idea for buying for the 'one who has everything.' And a few little suggestions for buying for the 'one who has nothing' . . . Anything, and everything. See you Thursday. TRAINING PERIOD Jane Schmitt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Schmitt of Carroll, and a fashion student at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, has begun her first eight-week training period with Younkers in Cedar Rapids. She will work full time as part of a specialized two-year program designed to prepare students for careers in retailing. Coin, Antique Show Nov. 28-29 The Carroll County Coin Clul will hold their second annua. Coin and Antique Show Nov. 28 and 29 at Holy Spirit Gym in Carroll. The club has announced thai some tables are still available for the show. To reserve a table, call Mrs. Verna Buthman at 792-1234; The show is open to the public, for a 25 cent admission fee, Saturday, Nov. 28, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. According to British tradition, King Cole was a king who is supposed to have reigned in the A.D. 200s. Mike Wittrock says... "If this Chrysler doesn't revive your taste for luxury, nothing will." TODDLERS NYLON SNOW SUITS 9 99 Warm quilt lined, full length zipper. Navy or Brown. Sizes 2 to 4. WOMEN'S KNIT PONCHOS Orion knits in many colors. Orig. $10—NOW 466 WOMEN'S BLOUSES Penn-Prest roll-up sleeves, white, colors. F for Sizes 32 to 38. D *10 MISSES KNEE HI'S 2 'or $] Many colors plus white. One size fits all. GIRLS' PONCHOS Orig. $6 to $12 NOW J88 to 788 Bonded Acrylic or heavy knit. Many colors. Some lined. Sizes s, m, I. MISSES SWEATER SET Sweater, beret and long scarf. Colorful. Orig. $15—NOW 10 88 54" BONDED ACRYLIC Smart fall plaids in several colors SPECIAL Yd. WOMEN'S DRESSES $3 to $9 Choose from many styles of fall frocks. TODDLERS JUMP SUITS Orig. $6 & $7 4 88 Bonded jumper with colorful turtle neck, knit top. Sizes 2 to 4. 36" COTTON FLANNEL Many patterns in a long time favorite. Yd. 38c MEN'S DRESS JEANS Slim cut long wearing Penn-Prest. Colors. Orig. 5.98—NOW 499 SHOES REDUCED Orig. 6.99 to 8.88 5 66 Mostly women's heels in blacks and browns. Broken sizes. GIRLS' PANTY HOSE Orig. 77c to 88c NOW 66' Practical warm hose. Priced for quick clean-up. BOYS' DRESS PANTS Save now on solids, plaids or stripes. ffeOO Orig. 4.50 to 5.98—NOW Jj^^ WOMEN'S NITE WEAR Odds and ends of regular stock. REDUCED 333 SHOES REDUCED Orig. 1.99 to 5.99 NOW ]66 to 2 6 Boys', girls' men's, women's. Not all sizes but such a real bargain. Open Wed. and Friday to 9 p. m. All that a luxury car should be, Chrysler 300 is. It's the relaxing comfort of Torsion-Quiet Ride, with bucket seats and a larger interior than other cars in its class. It's a new engine with more power than ever from regular gas. It's new options like a roof that opens to the sun at the touch of a button (2-Drs. only). And a stereo cassette system *' available with microphone so you can record your Innermost thoughts. Chrysler 300. Coming through for you. ^CHRYSLER ^gf MOTORS CMPMUIUM More than great new cars We're Coming Through with more new ideas, more features, more new cars for you. MflMMUfSO&MfM CIDAA Open Wed. and Friday to 9 p. m. WITTROCK MOTOR CO. 705 E. 6th St., Carroll, Iowa

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