Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on May 10, 1974 · Page 9
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 9

Carroll, Iowa
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Friday, May 10, 1974
Page 9
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Rude Awakening: When the Bride Comes Home After the wedding cake and champagne, the rice-throwing and the honeymoon, you dear, unsuspecting, starry-eyed bride, come home to live happily ever after. In the early American cottage, French provincial apartment or op-modern high-rise studio, the closets are filled with wedding presents and new clothes. Everything is bright and shiny and going to stay that way forever. You think. Four cocktail and six dinner parties later you have a rude awakening. There are spots on the wall-to-wall carpeting, the Venetian blinds are sporting a coat of grime, the coffee table has several rings, there's a scratch on the breakfront, the silver has lost its shine and cockroaches are bugging your Eden. In the candid Sunday morning light you notice the ashtrays are peaks of gray ashes; Joe's slacks, which he picked up at the cleaner, are hanging on the doorknob, ditto your pants suit; three curlers are on the bookshelf, the recipes you tore out of the paper last week are still on the coffee table. In the kitchen empty beer cans are jostling yesterday's unwashed dishes; there's a streak of Russian dressing on the fridge door and Joe has just appeared in the doorway to announce indignantly that he has no clean shorts. The dew in your eyes splashes over. The time has come to install the bride's easy home-care system. It's been designed by experts in the Johnson Wax Consumer Education department for brides and other busy people. This mini-maintenance method will keep the home front shining. Here it is: Every A.M. 1. Air and straighten bedding. Cover bed if you expect to bring guests home. 2. Do breakfast dishes; wipe up crumbs; put food away. 3. Quickie bathroom cleanup; fold towels neatly. Every P.M. 1. Wash dinner dishes; drain to dry. 2. Put away food, empty ashtrays, take care of garbage. 3. Plump up sofa pillows; put away anything not in place. 4. Do personal laundry. Once a Week 1, Vacuum upholstered furniture, floor, rugs. 2. Change bed linens. 3. Dust. Use polish that makes furniture stay dustless longer. 4. Clean kitchen. For the floor, usually listed "bride bugaboo No. 1", take advantage of a product that will make vinyl or asbestos stay clear and transparent for weeks with just mopping. Kitchen cabinets and appliances treated with an aerosol cleaner-wax need only a quick wipe-up with a damp sponge. 5. Spot-clean rugs. Glory rug spot remover is great at on-the-spot rescue work and postpones the need for shampooing. 6. Give bathroom a thorough anti-bacterial cleaning. Once A Month 1. Vacuum curtains, draperies, Venetian blinds. 2. Air closets; refresh with air freshener. 3. Spray under kitchen cabinets, around drains and under radiators with an aerosol house and garden bug chaser that's non-toxic and non-staining. 4. Give wood floors a clean-polish wax treatment. When the Spirit Moves You 1. Empty a closet; clean. Shake or brush out clothing and spray at DREES CO. HOME APPLIANCE CENTER Start YOUR Marriage on the RIGHT FOOT with a thoroughly with a moth-proofer. llotate your closet cleaning and do only one at a time. 2. Give your rugs a shampoo. Push-button aerosols make this an easy do-it-yourself job. MORMONS Many members of "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" are married in Mormon Temples and believe the vows bind them as man and wife, not only in this life, but in the next as well. JEWISH Jewish marriages often are performed under a special canopy. After the ceremony, a glass is sometimes placed on the floor in front of the bridegroom for him to break with his foot. This serves as a reminder that a marriage too can be shattered unless great care is taken to keep it intact. ANNIVERSAIRES Gifts appropriate for the 10th anniversary are of tin; for the 25th silver and for the 50th gold. EQUALIZER The Almanac of the National Press Club for 1973 advises a woman to marry a man who is considerably older so that when her beauty fades so will his eyesight. V AUTOMATIC WASHER MODEL A107 Sale Price $269.95 y / ^hMaytagHIGHLANDER U Models to Choose! An ALL-fabric performer loaded with cycles that launder regular, permanent press and delicate fabrics just right. Simple controls un- complicate your washing problems. Off List Price ON A MATCHING A107. D407 Maytag Highlander PAIR MAYTAG A207 - This 2-speed Highlander washes all fabrics AUTOMATICALLY! Loaded with features, style and dependability SAIE PRICE $289.95 W.T. A top laundry pair at exciting economy The All- Fabric washer teamed with a Maytag Halo-of- Heat •-- dryer makes easy handling of regular, permanent press and delicate fabrics. MAYTAG D407 DRYER -' Deluxe Fabric-Matic dryer wilh Auto-Dry con- irols. All-fabric drying at Highlander prices! SALE PRICE FREE!! CORSAGE $214.95 w T MAYTAG dependability, the best feature of all! YES! Maytag DISHWASHER too! MAYTAG WU200 BUILT-IN - 3-level scrubbing - clean dishes without pre- rinse. Micro-Mesh s Filter does away with particles. Large capacity. SALE PRICE $279.95 /fc 7 Heating Plumbing Air Conditioning DREES Co. Ph.: 792-2863 "Home of Dependable Service" Home Appliance Ce/iter the New says it all ... in Diamonds Lovelace is love captured in diamonds and gold. Beautiful to wear . . beautiful to own. This is the set that is as young as today and will prove the magnificent heirloom of tomorrow. Set in 14 Kt, white or LOEHR'S JEWELRY Westgate Mall ILLUSTRATIONS ENLARGED

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