Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 25, 1970 · Page 28
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Easier to Wash by Hand Than in Soviet Machine By JAMES R. PEIPERT (Associated Press Writer) MOSCOW (AP) — The gray metal box clanked and rattled and danced about the bathroom floor. It was a Soviet washing machine in a spin-dry cycle that • <looked like its death throes. And, like most Soviet household appliances, it resembled an offering in a 1934 Sears, Roebuck catalogue compared fo the sleek models available "to housewives in the West. . -Made in a factory named after Vladimir Ilych Lenin, the machine is one of the best the Soviets have to offer. And it CALL THE EGG CREW Coll the Vanderheiden-north American movers. Watch them "do their own thing" "—tenderly packing, carefully -.i moving and safely storing '•your possessions. PHONE 792-9268. We move fur• • nishings like eggs. 1019 N. East St. — Carroll sells for 140 rubles—$155.40—in Moscow stores—when it's available. There is a slightly sleeker model called the Siberia which sells for 155 rubles $172.05. It is white instead of gray and has the knobs in different places, but it is essentially the same machine. The one we have is called a "ZV"—the initials for zavod— factory — of Vladimir Ilych. It sets in the corner of our bathroom and it resembles a small safe, with its timing dial and lever for releasing the water. It takes about half a day to do a six- to eight-pound load of wash in the ZVI, and after you're through you wonder why you didn't do it by hand in the bathtub. Most modern washing machines in the West have three basic cycles—wash, rinse and spin dry. They all bake place in one chamber and are set in motion by the flick of a switch. But there is nothing automatic about the Soviet machine, although it's advertised as "semiautomatic,"' apparently because it has an electric motor. The washing chamber and the spin-dry chamber are separate and there is no conection to any water pipes. You have to fill the washing chamber with water from a handy faucet, then dump in a load of clothes. But since the washing chamber holds only three pounds of wash at a time —as do the other machines—it takes two or three washings to do a small load. The agitator is a disc about six inches in diameter that spins rapidly in the bottom of the wash chamber, but the ribs are only about three-quarters of an inch high. So the agitator rumbles around in the bottom of the chamber while the laundry lies undisturbed in still water. You have to jostle the clothes around by hand or push them down so they'll catch on the tiny agitator, being careful not to catch your fingers too. Then comes the rinse cycle, which is the ultimate in simplicity. You take the wet, soapy clothes from the machine, place them under a faucet in a bathtub or sink and rinse them by hand. 12 Times Herald, Carroll, le. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1970 It's back to the machine for the spin-dry cycle. The spin-dry chamber is about as big as a large coffee tin and holds about five pieces of underwear. This is the noisiest of the cycles, and the machine shakes and quivers and dances about the floor. It takes five or six of these cycles to do a small load of laundry. All that's left then is to drain the water from the wash cham- j ber. A rubber hose is provided for this but it goes very slowly if you don't have a floor drain and have to stick the hose in the toilet or bathtub. It's faster to use a big pot and bail it out like a boat. Then you get on the phone to see about a laundry service you heard is available to diplomats and foreign correspondents. KANNE PROMOTED Don Kanne, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aloys Kanne, Cairoll, has been promoted to Army Specialist Five while serving with the 14th Engineer Battalion near Quang Tri, Vietnam. He is assigned as a clerk-typist with the battalion's headquarters company. He entered the Army in August 1969, completed basic training at Ft. Lewis, Wash., and was last stationed at Ft. Belvoir, Va. He is a 1966 graduate of Kuemper High School. ft fry rsir CHRISTMAS GIFT HEADQUARTERS STORE HOURS Open Every Weekday Till 9 p.m. Sunday 1-5 Vehicle-Animal Farm Set EXCLUSIVE 9900. Includes scale model Pick-up with removable stake sides and sliding trap door that doubles-as a corral. All-purpose Bronco truck and trailer with realistic livestock. 23%" long x 1 1 3 /4" wide x 6?s" high. S&S Price CANDLE ENSEMBLES FROM EMKAY Choose from a Large Selection of Wintery Wonderland Creations In Style Saigon swinger, with body shirt and bell-bottoms, keeps in style in spite of the war surrounding the South Vietnamese capital. Scouts Hold Investiture (Times Herald News Service) WESTSTDE — The annual investiture and rededication ceremony was held Thursday afternoon by the Westside Brownie Scout Troop 158, and Junior Troop 185. About 25 guests, mothers and younger brothers and sisters, were present for the occasion, held at the Presbyterian church basement after school. A flag ceremony with all the Girl Scouts taking part opened the meeting. All 19 Brownies were present for their investiture and rededication. They were welcomed by their leaders, Mrs. Robert Mason and Mrs. Ray Peters, and presented Brownie pins and World Association pins. The singing of the "Brownie Smile Song" concluded their part in the program. Making their promise and officially becoming new members of the Junior troop were five girls. They were welcomed and presented pins by Mrs. Merle Wilken, leader. Fifteen of the 16 members of the troop were present and gave the 10 Girl Scout laws while their signifying candles were lit. An action song, "Wooney Cooney Chou", was sung by the troop. All of the Girl Scouts joined in singing a round, "America", to close the program. Weekend houseguests of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Kroeger and family were Mr. and Mrs. Don Lacy and family from Onalaska, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Keairnes and family of Ashland, Neb., and Rhonda Kroeger of Omaha. Richard Weaver of Boone spent the weekend at the Clarence Dreessen home. Gemuetlichkeit 1 Pay the Sculptor's Bills By LEE MUELLER VIENNA (NEA) - William Chaliapin is an American sculptor-painter of modest reputation who lives in his studio near the Kunsthistorisches Museum in central Vienna. He is considering going home to Chicago. Chaliapin moved here in 1964, he says, because Vienna is the last remaining cultural city on earth. "Adults still run the show in this community," he said. "They roll up the streets at 7:30. The kids go home to study and the parents go to the opera. Television hasn't taken over in Vienna." Also, he says, there was the factor of the Spanish Riding School — the world's only remaining relic of the baroque art of "high school" riding. "It's one of the few places where you can still see a full- grown man sit properly on a horse," Chaliapin said. Mr. Chaliapin likes horses. During the day, he spends his lunch hour in the park near the museum where he sits and studies a large bronze monument which honors four former Church Notes The Lake City Congregation of Jehovah's witnesses will represent one of 16 western Iowa congregations attending a forthcoming circuit convention slated for the Community Building at Sheldon, Dec. 4-6. Ronald LaVine, presiding minister of the Lake City congregation, stated that 500 delegates are expected to be on hand Friday evening, when the convention theme "The Word of God Is Alive" will be discussed by F. F. Garrett of New York City. Garrett, midwest supervisor for Jehovah's witnesses, will also present the keynote address "Who Will Conquer the World in the 1970s?" scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. J. T. Funston, circuit director for Jehovah's witnesses in western Iowa, is in charge of the assembly program. 4 Attend County Farm Bureau (Times Herald News Service) WESTSIDE - Mrs. Willis Peterson, Mrs. Philip Wenzel and Mrs. Howard Hugg from the Friendly Hour Club, and Mrs. Reed Dohse from the Friendship Farm Bureau Club attended tine monthly county Farm Bureau women's meeting Tuesday at Denison. The program on "Evaluation of sex education in our schools," was given by Mrs. LaDonna Maas. The county public health nurse. Mrs. Dale Kruthoff, described her duties and distributed literature. Information on the Farm Bureau Blue Cross-Blue Shield health insurance was presented by Mrs. Willis Peterson, County Farm Bureau Blue Cross chairman; and Sam Wallace of Mapleton, Farm Bureau regional fieldman. Various Christmas crafts were displayed by the members. Austrian military heroes. All four are on horseback. Sometimes he goes inside the museum to look at David's painting of Napoleon which shows the little man sitting on a rearing horse. At night, William Chaliapin, who is 41 and quite bald, goes down into one of Vienna's wine taverns to achieve that happy- go-lucky mood that the Viennese refer to as "Gemuetlichkeit." Gemuetlichkeit, however, is a tricky mood and sometimes is replaced by "Argerlichkeit," which is something else altogether. When Chaliapin mistakenly achieves this mood, he talks morosely of horses, sculpture, painting and Richard Nixon. "It is no good to be a sculptor or portrait painter in this age," he said recently. "The photograph, the camera, the wide- angle lens — they have replaced the artist. Look around you. Artists all over the world are starving, as they always have, while these clucks who just press a button and take a picture are rolling in money. "It's a very sad thing (he stares into his half-filled glass of red wine) because the day of the artist as a recorder of history is past. If the people 1,000 years from now want to know how we lived and what we looked like, they won't have to look at any statues or restore any paintings. All they'll have to do is put the film on a projector or flip through the photograph album. "The only sculpture that's selling now is the very small stuff. People don't order so many monuments any more. Maybe they've stopped building parks, I don't know. But even when someone wants an art object for a plaza or something, it's always one of those goofy abstract things that looks like a spare part for a washing machine. Look at Picasso. Look at that thing in front of the U.N. building in New York . . ." Mr. Chaliapin quit talking, finished the wine and refilled his glass. Argerlichkeit was setting in. "Did you know that I am probably the greatest sculptor of men on horseback in the world today?" Mr. Chaliapin asked. "Did you know that? It took me years of study, years . . . but how many men want themselves sculpted or even painted on a horse these days? Name one. "Men look very masterful on a horse. I always liked Lyndon Johnson because he rode a horse. Wouldn't a bronze statue of LBJ on a horse look nice on Pennsylvania Avenue ..." Mr. Chaliapin's voice stopped, frozen cold by the happy glaze in his eyes. He was thinking, thinking and smiling. "The reason I want to go home," he said, verbalizing, "is that I've got this idea for an exhibit. It'd be the wildest thing to hit Chicago since the Democrats. I'll pick 10 leading public figures in America and sculpt them whereever they feel most heroic. Can't you see them, brilliant and bronze, 10 feet tall! "Richard Nixon in a golf cart — or maybe on the 50-yardline . . . Spiro Agnew standing majestically on a speaker's platform . . . Gov. Lester Maddox standing in a doorway, legs apart, with an ax-handle in each hand . . . 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