Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 25, 1973 · Page 15
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 25, 1973
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Into Our History p ^*uitifr Thlngi." ediffed hy trie d* Jong*; pub., the Pyfti A book tor people who ear* about today's most popular antiquea-the furniture, woodenwAre, tmm, quilts and coverlets, pottery and interior decoration-created by country crafts men from Maine to New Mexico. The most important and lavishly illustrated articles from a 40- year span of "Antiques," the collectors' BJMe, have been assembled in one useful volume by a well-knowti authority. These are key articles which have increased in value over the years, as have the objects which are explained and documented. Among the subjects covered, and the experts are: Chairs, Ada R. Chase, Esther Stevens Fraser, Wilson Lynes, Karl E. Weston; Chests and Cabinets, J. L. Oummings, Huyler Held; Country Interiors, E. Boyd, Frank 0, Spinney, Alice Winchester; Frakturs, George M. Eckhardt. Lamps, Rhea Mansfield Knittle, Witttam J. TVuax, Lura Woodside Watkins; Luggage, I. T. Frary; Painted Objects, Nina Fletcher Little. Also, Paintings on Velvet, Louise Karr; Pottery, Charles D. Cook, Joe Kindig Jr., Rhea Mansfield Knittle, John Ram­ say, John P. Remensnyder, Frank 0. Spinney, Lura Woodside Watkins; Quilts and Coverlets, Irma PiHing Anderson, Anne Wood Murray, Jessi? Far- rail Peck, Florence Peto; Shaker Drawings and Furniture, Edward D. and Faith Andrews; Tinware and Iron, E. Boyd, Esther Stevens Fraser, Henry J. Kauffman, Margaret Mattis, Earl F. Robacker, Lura Woodside Watkins and Evan W Long, Malcolm Watkins; Woodenware, Jane Boicourt, Mary Earle Gould, Edith Miniter, Earl F. Robacker. Eric de Jonge is chief curator of the William Perm Memorial Museum, Hamsburg, Penn., and a frequent contributor to antique periodicals. Me is a lecturer at The Shelbume Museum and The Pennsylvania Farm Museum. ere 3 a By JEANNE LESEM UP1 Food Editor NEW YORK (UPD-SOUP for breakfast and chicken with ten* tils and pineapple are among the interesting and often economical ideas in recently pub- lisneu COOHDOOKS anout nragn ana eumc ooonery. The soup is suggested by Elizabeth Alston in "The Best lof Natural Cooking Around the World" (McKay). It is miso, a spicy bean concoction that's a breakfast staple in Japan. Miss Alston, a former Cordon Bleu Cooking School instructor, has many other inventive and frequently inexpensive suggestions for good, healthful eating without faddism. For instance: Cheese pancakes for breakfast, cabbage salad.with light, low-calorie yogurt dressing, turkey with mild curry sauce and tuna mousse. Good for Beginners Miss Alston's book is good even for beginners, because her shopping, storage and cooking "Sterling: Silver Holloware," edited by Dorothy T. Rainwater; pub.. The Pyne Press. \ Illustrations *r~- from major manufacturers' catalogs which illustrate the development of American factory made silver provide a much-needed tool for collectors and students of design and cultural history. Hundreds of items are reproduced from the order books of S. Kirk, and the 1888 catalog of the Gorham Mfg. Co. The most important manufacturers of Art Nouveau silver are represented in reproductions from the catalogs for Gorham Martele, 1900, and Unger Bros., 1907. The editor's introduction is supplemented by suggestions for further reading and a list of important collections. . Dorothy T. Rainwater is the author of "American Silver Manufacturers," and coauthor of "American Spoons: Souvenir and Historical,'' and "American SilverpJate.'' . "Architectural Elements," edited by Diana S. Waite; pub., The Pyne Press. This original paperback and hardcover volume assumbles— for the first time—the ready made structural and decorative elements that revolutionized American building practice in the mid-19th century. Iron, stone and wooden columns, mantels bannisters, balconies and trim that Were generally available for use in homes and public buildings ail over the country are illustrated ; Illustrated material is drawn from the Marshall, Lefferts & Brother, 1854, Buffalo Eagle Iron Works, 1859, Morris, Tasker & Co., 1860, Philadelphia Architectural Iron Co., 1872, Keystone Mantel & Slate Works, 1872, and George 0. Stevens, 1879 catalogs. "Architectural Elements" will be of particular interest to persons concerned with the history restoration and preservation. It will also be of value to the many individuals who are involved in the history of old buildings and 19th Century industrial history. Diana S. Waite, an architectural historian, is senior research analyst for the New York State Board of Historic Preservation. She has drawn material from Baker Library, Harvard University, the Smith sonian Institution Libraries, and the Virginia Historical Landmarks Commission for this of building materials. and in volume JLnJLookWitt r JU ijetjinnintj. t&achttaclter Ballan«ne y Boo!» erneM H?ndbook " by Ma /y Scott Welch; pub.. Who hasn't dreamed of getting away from the rushed, hectic everyday world? We all dream, but most of us are intimidated by the thought of the preparation involved in getting ourselves into the wilderness and surviving there in relative comfort. Mary Scott Welch, who describes her self as "citified," conquered |personal needs, sleeping equip- those fears as she was nearing ment, tents, water containers 50. ?rd lights—all equipment meet- She wrote Family Wildernesses the three W's of the wilder- Handbook to help the novice j^ss: weight, warmth, and camper make the transition to successful backpacking in easy, logical steps and to provide detailed information for the already Initiated. The first third of the book provides elementary information on beginning trails, biking, horseback, riding, canoeing, necessary clothing, backpacking clubs, the best time of the year to visit a specific area, how to determine one's stamina and plan a trip that corresponds to that stamina, and the advantage and disadvantages of faking a wilderness vacation with a professional group. Once the beginning backpacker has become acclimated through day and weekend trips, and has discovered the nonverbal joys of the wilderness, he is ready for the nest section of the book.. Here the author provides the information necessary for planning and preparing a vacation trip without the use of a professional group. Included are charts of the 54 wilderness areas in the United States with a description of the area and a list of the nearby towns. She tells how to obtain detailed maps of the area and what to do when the maps are outdated. She explains how to realistically figure the distances when planning the vacation. And she provides detailed information about equipment: cloth- weather resistance. There is a full chapter on food—how to have multi-course meals with ease in the wilderness. Mrs. Welch provides menus and complete food charts for a family of four, always selecting food that will provide ample nutrition, is light weight, has eye and taste appeal, can be kept safely without refrigeration and can be easily prepared. She even explains how to repackage and assemble the food for carrying. Also included in "Family Wilderness Handbook" is information on map and compass reading, how to read a trail, how to walk comfortably with a pack on your shoulders—the little details that will make backpacking an exhilarating experience and will eliminate the painful experiences of trial and error. The handbook concludes with a chapter on C.A.R.E., Caution ard Respect for the Environment. Mrs. Welcn discusses the care to be taken with drinking water, what to do in a storm, what flora and fauna to watch out for, what to do if you or a member of your party gets lost, and what to do with your garbage. This handbook is simply loaded with information for campers—for those who dream of camping and need the encouragement to get out there, and for those who have been; ing, cooking utensils, first aid, camping for years. oum dttttctiow are particularly clear. Some of the world's most unusual ethnic dishes evolved in the Caribbean, where fish, seafood, pork and chicken are wide ly used because the tropical islands have neither the climate nor the terrain for cattle ranching; In "The Complete Book of Caribbean Cooking" (Evans), Elisabeth Lambert Orti2 shows how the Indians, Africans, Europeans and Asians have blended their diverse cuisines harmoniously in the nearly five centuries since Columbus first made landfaU in the Islands. Included are fish, seafood and meat stews, pot roasts, chicken I 6$ CoohbooL cooked with various fruits and rum, rice and bean combinations, fruit breads, desserts and many soups that make a one- dish meal. "Geoffrey Holder's Caribbean Cookbook'' (Viking) is as captivating as is its multi-talented author but more admirable for his writing and illustrations than as a practical kitchen guide. Many of his 77 recipes, especially for salt cod, chicken or fresh fish, are economical, but there is no glossary and no source list for unfamiliar and not readily obtainable ingredients. Holder is best known here as a singer dancer and actor. Golesbura Rcaister*Mail, Galesbura, lit. Wednesday, July,25, 1 W% 1S Books Received At the Library The following books have been received at the Oalesburg Public Library* Author Lists Purple Thumb Cure "House, Plants for the Purple Thumb," by Maggie Baylls; pub., 101 Productions. This is the book every house-plant owner has been waiting for —whether his thumb is purple, black or even green. In "House Plants for the Purple Thumb," the author gives detailed directions for the care and feeding of over 200 common and exotic indoor plants. Humorously written and illustrated with 220 line drawings, the book also includes sections on terrariums, unusual containers, dry bouquets, cut flowers, moving' and vacation care. 11 ere are also chapters on buying plants, propagation, potting, repotting, watering, feeding and first-aid hints if your plant gets sick. The cure for the purple thumb, Mrs. Baylis suggests, is to get acquainted with. your plrnts. "Treat them as individuals and not just pots of dirt with something green coming out the top Plants havelications. personal needs. Plants thrive on attention, on love." The two-story studio on San Francisco's Telegraph Hill where Maggie Baylis lives and works, surrounded by indoor plants, proves her theory cor- ifct. Her knowledge of plants was gained over a 20-year period as the "right arm" to her husband, the late Douglas Baylis, nationally known landscape architect. The Baylises were a'so active contributors and consultants to all the country's leading home and garden pub- tn "An invitation to Indian Cooking" by Madhur Jaffrey (Knopf), recipes appear more complicated than they actually are because the ingredient lists [are long. The author uses individual spices instead of commercial curry powder. An initial investment in seasonings is required but the basic ingredients of many dishes are lower-priced items such as ground beef, lamb shoulders [and shanks, stewing beef and chicken. Almost all tha spices land herbs are sold in supermarkets. Admirers of Pennsylvania Dutch cooking will find familiar fare in "Food That Really Schmecks" by Edna Staebler (McGraw-Hill Ryerson). The author, a Canadian, grew up ih a Mennonite community where plain cooking is the rule: simple chicken and meat dishes with potatoes and fresh vegetables and delectable sweets and sours —preserves and pickles. rtctioM Balcony Of Europe, by Aldan Higgins. Every Man Is My Father, by William Wilson, the Night Hunters, by John Miles. The Tightrope Men, by Desmond Bagley. if Lou Can't Be Good, by Ross Thomas. The Last Of The' Southern Girls, by Willie Morris. Be Home By Eleven, by Amber Dean. The Hammer-Of God, by Alan Scholefield. A Death Of Dreams, by William Hoffman. Time Enough For Love, by Robert Hein- lcin. A Touch Of Danger, by James Jones. The Curse Of The Kings, by Victoria Holt. NOH-F1CT10N, The Autobiography Of Dr. Samuel Rosen. The New Socialist Revolution, by Michael Lerner. A Primer Of Modern Art, by Sheldon Chenye Death As A Fact Of Life, by David Hendin. The Lodges Of Massachusetts, by Alden Hatch. Navigating The Rapids, 1918-1971, by Adolpf Berle. Bird Nests I Have Found, by John Behrends. Saturday Afternoon At The Bijou, by David Zinman. Ralph McGill, Reporter, by Harold Martin. Area Handbook For Ecuador, by Thomas Well. House & Garden Decorating Guide, Spring ft Summer, 1975. 101 Electronic Pro lects For Under $15, 1973. The Water Is Wide, by Pat Conroy. The Eternal Bliss Machine, by Marcla Sellgson. Marjoe. by Steven Gaines. The Vintage Years, by Everett Crosby. Hitler: The Last Ten Days, by Gerhard Boldt. Serplco, by Peter Maas. How I Found Freedom In An Unfree World, Harry Browne. The Last Stuart, by David Dalches. Life And Times in Colonial Philadelphia, by Joseph Kelley. House & Garden Garden Guide, 1973? "House St Garden Remodeling Guide. Spring & Summer. 1973. ^ T "" , REFERENCE , ; Atlas Of The World, by Tne New York Times. Encyclopedia O* Folk, Country And western Muslc-by Irwin Stambler. How To Kick The Habit, by Clifton Alexander; The Nutrition Directory Of Retirement Residences, by Moverre MUSSon. WRC •<;»•. The James T. Shields Womans Relief Corps 121 Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the.^epub- lic, will meet Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the Eagles Club room. A social hour will follow the meeting. What to do with the last bit of ketchup in a bottle Pour in oil and vinegar, small amount salad dressing. You'«et a of delicious READ THE WANT-ADS! SUMMER SALE Dresses — Long Dresses — Sportswore SAVE 30 to 50% SHOT* IMS"!.*. 11""* 1115 N. HENDERSON ST. FINAL CLOSEOUT Entire Stock of 1973 Model Stereo's and TVs (Sint Screen dbr IV 100% Solid State Sears Best Color Console Includes These Features . . • • 100% Solid State Chassis < • One button cplor tuning system • 25-inch diagonal measure picture • Roll-out control panel hides all controls • Choice of rich wood veneers Sears Has o Convenient Payment Plan For Almost Everyone SAVE MOO Deluxe Stereo Console Radio-Phonograph Regular $299.9$ # Stereo AM/FM Radio # 6 Speakers (Two 12-in. 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