The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 24, 1954 · Page 9
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February 24, 1954

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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jt'10 ; , Ftb,24, 1954 City CUk.-GM.tU, M.scn CUj. U Vacyum Cleaners Sweep tJie Nation ·'CLEVELAND, o. (UP)--Appar ently increased gerhi consciousness »nd an increase in "do-it-yourself" housework, are behind the boom in the vacuum cleaner business. C. G.,"Frantz, president-elect of the Vacuum Cleaner Manufacturers', Association, reports that in the eight years since World War II about 700,000 more of the cleaners had been sold than in all the years before 1941.- Up to World War II, according to Frantz's · f i g u r e s, 23,550,000 cleaners were sold. Since 1945, sales have reached 24,250,000. Part of the post-war sales was pent-up demand, Frantz conceded, but the current nationally popularly "do-it-yourself" living emphasizes : easy maintenance, thus making the vacuum cleaner an important household appliance. The public also is , more conscious of the dangers of dust and dirt around the home. FINISHES BASIC TRAINING-- Pfc. Donald R. Tickal, son of Frank Tickal, 835 5th S.W., has finished his 16-weeks basic training and 8-weeks course in heavy maintenance equipment ' school with the 6th Armored Division at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., and i now a mechanic there. 4-Story Building Gets Big Squeeze L t S ANGELES WP-Engineers are squeezing a four-story, million dollar building to give it greatei strength and load-carrying qualities. Scheduled for completion by December, 1 aj54, it is said by the architect-engineers to be the first multi-storied structure in' the nation employing prestressed concrete. The big squeeze is done by running quarter-inch steel w i r . e s across the width of the beams and along the length of the floor slabs. As the concrete sets these wires are tightened by special jacks, thus squeezing or shrinking the concrete and getting rid of the pull-apart tendency in advance. The structure, 4G feet wide, the shrinkage will be about one-eighth of an inch. r FEW TAKERS NEW HAVEN, Conn. (TJP)-Only 100 of 3,000 city employes took advantage of an offer to protect their health, even though the service was free. The offer--flu shots. 102 SO. FEDERAL COMPLETES BASIC TRAINING --Moses J. Palorna, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Torilio (Joe) Paloma, 6} Monroe S.W., has completed his Air Force basic airmen indoctrination course at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Tex. PHONE MO END - OF - THE - MONTH SALE SHOP NOW FOR MANY EXCEPTIONAL VALUES THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY TRY A G-G CLASSIFIED AD! 102 SO. FEDERAL PHONE 860 SALE ENDS SATURDAY REG. 189.95 2-PC. SUITE 159.88 Sofc, matching Arm Chair--designed exclusively for Wards by one of the nation's leading manufacturers. Sleek new lines -- well- padded arms, extra- high backs, jumbo buttons and vertical welts. Rayon-mohair frieze upholstery in choice of decorator colors. 1 REG. 8.25 TWIST CARPET f . 9, 22, 15' widths f . T sq, yd. frendtwist's pebbly pile provides underfoot luxury, durability. Each tuft has tight, permanent twist; pile Is full, resilient-- resists soil. Beige, gray, rose, holly or jade green. V/ool and carpet-rayon. I REG. 12.95 KITCHEN CART 9.88 Low sa/e price Plastic caster*, Now reduced over 20%--get mobile, af-hand shelf- service. More than 8 sq. ft. of service area with shelves deep enough to hold tall beverage bottles. Baked-on enamel finish resists stains, heat, acids. REG. 49.95 PLATFORM ROCKER Now 0"'/ 3 9 . 8 8 Ask °*° Deep, comfortable Rocker reduced for this Sale, Upholstered in heavy-weight Duran plastic. Coil *rmgj in both seat and back, sofffy padded with Wbberized hair and cotton. Choice of rich colon. 17-INCH TV REG. 169.95 fed. far incl. J J 3 . O O Y *° T WTat Y- fttc1 ' Now, get viewing pleasure with this handsome Airlin« Table TV that's low in price but high In quality. You simply ftick the knob--fhen relax to view sharp, clear picture* with full fidelity, rich-foned sound. .j Reg. 2.98 COTTON DRESSES 2 for 00 Our entire stock of these dresses are reduced for this event. All new spring styles. All sizes from 12 to 52. Reg. 1.98 GIRLS' SLIP 1 27 Rayon and acetate slip with lace trim. Has flared skirt. Pastel colors in blue, white and pink. Sizes 4 to 14. Reg. 3.98 to 9.98 MISSES' SKIRTS 100 Final close out sale on winter skirts. Many assorted styles including tweeds, flannels, cords, etc. Sizes from 22 to 28. Reg. 98c RAYON PANEL 77 Made of Celaneese Acetate Mar- quizette yarn. Size 42x81 inches in eggshell color only. Neat side and bottom hems. Reg. 2.79 BLANKET I 77 Novelty blanket with 50% rayon and 50% cotton. Size 64x76 inches. Ideal for youth beds, cars, picnics, etc. Reg. 3.98 SPORT SHOE Women's loafer style w i t h woven vamp. Wardolite sole with rubber heel lift. Brown leather in sizes 4 to 9C. Reg. 1.59 BATH TOWEL 77 Callaway SUver Leaf bath towel, blue, flamingo{ grey, yellow, Full size, 22x44 Inches. Colors blue, flamingo, gray, yellow, bark and tan. All sizes. Reg. 1.99 MUSLIN SHEET 1 47 Ward's finest muslin sheet in our Treasure Chest quality,140 thread count. Heavy duty, extra strong. Size 63x99 inches- Reg. 1.79 BOYS' SHIRT 1 27 Long sleeve Sanforized sport shirt in bright plaids and checks. Two way collar, assorted colors. Sizes 6 to 18. Reg. 1.89 UNIONSUIT 1 27 Men's med.-weight cotton union- suit. Long sleeves, ankle length. Cream and white colors. Sizes 38 to 50. : Special Sale HANDKERCHIEFS 5 for 00 Men's fine handkerchiefs of white combed cotton. They're full sized -- approximately inches square. Rolled hems. Reg. 4.95 CORD JEANS 1 47 Men's elastic waist corduroy jeans. Zipper fly, four large roomy pockets. Assorted colors. All sizes, 28 to'42. Reg. 3.98 TWILL PANTS O27 Men's matched uniform pants. 8.2 oz. weight is our better quality. Sanforized. Color gray, black and tan. All sizes. Reg. 1.98 FLANNEL SHIRTS 1 27 Men's Sanforized flannel shirts In plaids and solid colors. Full cut with long tails. All men's sizes. Reg. 1.15 to 1.25 NYLON HOSE 77 Women's full fashioned hose, 15 denier GO gauge. Final clearance on broken assortments. Includes light and dark seams. Most sizes. Reg. 3.98 WOMEN'S PAJAMAS 197 Novelty pajama for televiewing, lounging and sleeping. Washable rayon crepe in many assorted patterns. Sizes 32 to 40. Reg. 29.95 T.V. CHAIR 24 88 Frieze covered T.V. chairs with blond legs. Cushion seat with channel style back. Green and red frieze. Reg. 289.95 LIVING ROOM SET 229 88 Choice of 2 sets, one nylon and one wool frieze covering. Green only. Each set has matching lounge chair. Two cushion style. ··^··MMIMMMi^MM Reg. 3.95 LOOP PILE RUG O97 Size 24x36 inch rug with fringed edge. Non-skid back. Perfect for any room in the house. Wide choice of colors. Was $239.95 TELEVISION SET 179 88 21 inch table model In leatherette covered case. Non-glare re- moveable safety glass. Continuous tuner. , ^WiM Reg. 264.95 REFRIGERATOR 219 88 10.5 cu. ft. box with full width 50 rib. freezer. Three shelves on door. TwJn ; ; 18 qt. fresheners." Fully guaranteed. v Reg. 4.95 gal. HOUSE PAINT A45 Wards best quality house paints reduced. Wards gives you longer lasting protection in a choice of nine colors. Reg. $219 OUTBOARD MOTOR 187 Wards Sea King 12 H.P. motor at 4,000 R.P.M. Average speed 2 to 22 M.P.II. Twin cylinders. Automatic rewinder. Weighs 66 Ibs. Reg. 5.45 BASKETBALL O97 Rubber covered 2 ply seamless basketball. Official size and weight. Leather color, pebble grain coyer. With needle. Were 49.95 CAR RADIO 29 77 Airline custom radio made to fit the following cars, 1950 to 1952 Studebaker and 1951 Ford. Powerful 7 tube set. Reg. 25.95 DINNERWARE SET 20 88 53 piece set in April pattern makes a service for six. Fine semi-porcelain ware. Buy now and save. ·M Beg. 27.50 ELECTRIC SAW 90 44 Four in. blade with '% H.P. motor. Height adjustment and 45 degree blade adjustment. Rip fence guide. One year guarantee. Reg. 35.95 ELECTRIC DRILL 29 77 Powr Kraft heavy duty y« hi drDI. Ball bearing motor. Portable handle drill with nine foot cord. Jacob chuck. , j),,.. ,.," U .

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