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July 19, 1957

Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 5

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Moving Not Tough Task Is Used to Be Any homemaker who is overwhelmed at the prospect of packing her household furnishings for a move to a new home doubtless is one who has not moved in many years. Changes hove taken place in moving techniques that today make the task surprisingly easy. Many of the better known moving companies now provide expert packers to do every bit of the packing for you, if you wish, at a small additional-charge. They are trained to do the- job not only in the quickest but safest way possible. One large mover actually conducts a moving school at its headquarters from which every packer must graduate before he is permitted to work in your home. Special packing equipment, too, such as soft cushioning pads, cartons and other materials, has been developed by movers to give all household goods maximum safety during the move. As new and better ideas on safe packing and wrapping techniques emerge, these are added to the moving procedures. The 10 "companion colors" of Marlite plastic-finished planks and blocks are styled by Raymond Loewy Associates, famous designer firm. Fuses Blowing? Heed the warning, your appliances are overloading your wiring system. + Could Be Serious! it Better let us check Into it. Modern Living Needs Modern Wiring Coast-to-Coast 512 North Adams Dial 9343 REMODELING? BUILDING? NEED REPAIR ON FLOOR COVERING or COUNTER TOPS? • WE INSTALL • Inlaid Linoleum • Formica • Wall Covering • Floor Tile • Carpet WE REPAIR Wall and Floor Coverings FREE ESTIMATES Large or Small Samples shewn to you in your home. Dial 4175, Alvln Heinrichs or 9923, Matt Furniture MATT Furniture SANFORD MUSEUM ... One of the most modern museums is the Cherokee Sanford Museum In Cherokee. It Is devoted primarily to the fields of history, general sciences and art, and houses many northwest Iowa Indian relics. Including finds made at the Mill Creek site north of Cherokee. Rounded structure at right Is the planetarium, one of the few in the Midwest. Museum, Mill Creek Indian Site Draw Many Visitors to Cherokee IOWA BECKONS—NO. 20— CHEROKEE WV The old and the new are firmly linked in Cherokee and the northwest Iowa valley of the Little Sioux River. The "old" is the prehistoric Mill Creek Indian site three miles north of here. And the "new" is the $100,000 Cherokee Sanford Museum and Planetarium which has attracted some 120,000 visitors since it was built six years ago. Sightseeing Treat Together the prehistoric and the very modern offer the visitor a sightseeing treat unequaled elsewhere in Iowa. The museum, a memorial to Tiel PerLee Sanford only child of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sanford of Cherokee, is devoted primarily to the general fields of history, natural sciences and art. Though the museum and the Mill Creek Indian site are centur -i ies apart in time, they have a 20th Century partnership. Some of the finest prehistoric Indian finds in Iowa were unearthed along Mill Creek during 1955 and 1956 awl now are on display in the museum. Representatives of the Smithsonian Institution ant' the National Park Service are among the many notables who have visited Museum Director W. D. Frankforter, 37, a University of Nebraska graduate and a trained geologist and paleontologist. Frankforter and R. J. Ruope, archeologist from the State University of Iowa, estimate the Mill Creek village was occupied as early as 1,000 A.D. Skeletal Remains Skeletal remains of grown adults and children were dug out of the nine - foot - deep excavation pits. Fragments of pottery also have been found which, the scientists say, are positive, indications that the Mill Creek Indians led a non- nomadic life. From the animal pictures that decorate clay bowls, the scientists deduced that the Mill Creek people belonged to the same group that made the Cahokia Mounds neaT St. Louis. The planetarium was the first in Iowa and is one of the few in the Midwest. Frankforter presents periodic planetarium shows, demonstrating the appearance of the night sky and the movements of the stars, planets, moon and sun. Match Decor Outdoors to The Setting By VIVIAN BROWN AP Newsfeatures Writer Outdoor living requires special decor. The sky is your ceiling, the lawn your carpet, the flowers lend motif just as your wallpaper does inside. These things should be kept In mind when you choose outdoor furniture if you want to make an impression as an amateur decorator. An outdoor deck built of redwood for instance, will require different accessories than a flagstone terrace setting. The lawn may be flattered by more colorful furniture than that used on a screened-in porch. Some people add to their outdoor furniture throughout the summer, and if purchased at sales, often these pieces do not match accessories they've been using. Pick a Theme An open wood deck looks better furnished in rugged pieces — inexpensive Adirondack type chairs or redwood accessories—sawbuck tables, benches, chaises. The screened porch may be highlighted by wicker and rattan. A covered terrace may use white yachting chairs, a variety of metals including brass and wrought iron. We get colorful on the lawn where nature has provided brilliant greenery and floral hues. Any Good Handy Man Can Repair Storm Damaged Aluminum Doors By MR. FIX Distributed by NEA Service The combination door didn't close properly. And there you are, hanging on to it for dear life while a summer storm does its best to Timet Herald, Carroll, Iowa P» Friday, July 19, 1957 Lay door on the drive, with hinge on anvil and try pounding H^JL*i*& ».ui&>il AAtf 4u» fit*- .... If a storm tears loose your storm-screen door check, maps the safety chain or springs hinges, chances are that you can make the necessary repairs. Ditto at the beach where sand and: tear it from your grasp and com-'it out. Work carefully. Aluminum pounding only is needed. Pounding directly on drive or sidewalk is not recommended. If hinges are badly bent, save yourself much wasted effort — buy new ones. Need a Hand Here's where you'll need a hand. Have someone help by holding the door in place before you tighten hinge screws. Wedge door at threshold and on its open side while you set hinges and tighten screws. If door sags after wedges are removed, you'll have to use larger screws or drill new holes in hinges to take the old ones. Fill old holes with one of the plastic- aluminum compounds now in the market. If connections for your door closer are bent only, you'll be able to straighten them. However, if steel shaft of closer is bent or if metal is torn, it's best to buy a new unit. Drill new holes for fastening it you can't match exactly the original equipment. Fill old hole* in the door with plastic-aluminum compound. Straighten S-hook with large pliers. Fish with the longest life is the pike, which has a life expectancy qMo years. sky combine to invite color onto the terrace. New outdoor umbrellas and furniture so at home in these areas require less care than formerly. New weatherproof ny plete the destruction the first,; slam-bang opening caused. You'll be in no mood to meditate on repair procedures, but the incident might serve to remind is soft enough so that moderate lonite, a lamination of nylon and| you that even doors need period- 1 vinyl plastic, resists brilliant sun-; ic inspection and maintenance to shine and summer heat, keeping j keep them working properly, cushions and fabric cool. It may , , , \. .: be wiped clean with a damp cloth, Lel * sup ? ose ; f " r example ' h ? 1 is resilient and resist., cracking your , door 18 ? f a'^.num, set in miiHou, r.<,aiin« onrf ,„iii„.. 6 ! an aluminum frame which in turn mrtdew peeling and soil ng. , g faslened tQ ^ ^ rf The fabric available in uphol-' f rame j stery for casual furniture, circu- Hinges have been bent, metal! lar umbrella table cloths and cu-! rod in the pneumatic door closer snions is m vibrant floral pat-; is benti s . hook at end of the safe .: terns metallic prints, solid colors, ty chain has been almost straight-! and textured effects. ened out . And lhc frame has been j Don t Forget Food partially pulled away from the ; When entertaining outdoors door j amD . where the more colorful hues are used, you must take into consideration your menu. Food is important to your accessories. A garish First Job The first task is to fix things temporarily. Unscrew coupling that attaches door closer to jamb. ensemble in umbrella and table- j p us h frame back in place — a few cloth, plus jazzed up foods, may ; light blows with a wooden maUet take away the appetite of your: should do the job. guests. Nothing will deaded the: Loosen hinges, pull pins, reset appetite faster than lukewarm! door in frame, put pins back and "iced" tea. Sure the pitcher may be pretty, but what good is it if the lemonade is warm. Keep iced beverages cool by bringing ice bucket to the table. tighten hinges. Your door won t be in working condition,, but at least you won't the | have to hang on to it while you 1 plan your attack on the actual MILL CREEK EXCAVATION . . . Archeologlsts work at the Mill Creek Indian site, three miles north of Cherokee, to unearth prehistoric Indian relics. Finds in 1955 and 1956 included skeletons and other relics. Many of the finds now are on display at Sanford Museum in Cherokee. New Modern ELECTRIC FIXTURES For Your Home 150 Smart- New Modern Styles IF YOU'RE REMODELING OR PLANNING TO BIJJLD You'll want to see these cheerful modern fixtures. They'll add charm to every room. Also Early American or period designs. Prices reasonable. H El RES ELECTRIC CO. Rev., Mrs. Tews Of Arcadia Note 45th Anniversary (Timet Herald New. Sen-tee) WESTSIDE - Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Strathman and children, Terry and Becky, were dinner guests Sunday in the home of Rev. and Mrs. T H Tews of Arcadia. Observed was the 45th wedding anniversary of Rev. and Mrs. Tews which was July 10. Other dinner guests were Rev. and Mrs. John Tews and family of Knierim, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Tews and family of Council Bluffs, Mr. and Mrs. William Benck, Mrs. Harry Tews and Mrs. Otto Hilke of Winona, Minn. Afternoon visitors were Mrs. I d a Grundmeier and daughters of Carroll and Mr and Mrs. Ewald Grundmeier of Arcadia. Sunday guests m the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Freese were Mr. and Mrs. Lester Sievers and family, Auburn: Mr. and Mrs. Dale Gerdes and family, Wall Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Dean Bornhoft, Sioux City; Lavonne Christiansen, Denison; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hartwick, Peoria, III.; Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Stoelk, Mr. and Mrs. William O. Stoelk and Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schuman and Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Schuman visited with Mrs. Lena Sunken of Auburn Sunday, in observance of Mrs. Sunken's bitthday. Another visitor in her home was Mrs. Elmer Mills, who is visiting here Mr. and Mrs George McCoid and family attended a family reunion Sunday at Dunlap. The occasion celebrated the birthdays of Tobe McCoid of Dow City and Ricky McCoid oi Westside who was 6 years old July 12. Mr. McCoid's birthday is July 15. Others present were Mr and Mrs. Dale McCoid and family, Vail; Mr. and Mrs. Tobe McCoid" Dow City; Mr. and Mrs. Don Garrett and family, Mrs. Fred Garrett, Arion; Mr. and Mrs. Don Keiners, Dow City; Andy Deggler, Dunlap; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Christiansen, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Ohl. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meeves, Mr and Mrs. Harvey Meeves and son, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Meeves and son, Mr. and Mrs. Vic Meeves, Dunlap; Mr. and Mrs. Steve McCoid and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne McMinnie, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Christiansen and tamily, Denison; Mr. and Mrs. Pat Brasel and sons, Sioux Falls, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ohl, Woodbine; Ernest Ohl, Ryler, Minn.; an'l Charles Meeves and family, Odebolt. Serve salad as chefs do — on damage, a bed of ice using two bowls, onej Frame screws wilt have to be inside the other. i replaced, usually, with longer and; Steak should be served hot —Ipossibly heavier screws. Tighten as soon as cooked or on a warm- i frame so that it squares up suf- ing appliance. Thermo trays will! ficiently to eliminate rub where keep first-cooked foodr at a perfect 200 degrees while the meat door meets frame. If you have a shop anvil, you broils. If you have an electric! can have a try at straightening outlet you may use the thermo \ hinges. The shot 1 from an .old tray conveniently in the garden i iron, ironing surface up .and as well as on the screened-in j mounted on a board, makes a fine porch, patio or open deck. I portable anvil. Give Your Home A Weil-Groomed Look! INSIDE or OUTSIDE PAINTS for • Low Cost * Low Upkeep • Durability Rettenmaier Drug 118 W. 5th — Dial 2105 IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH As Well as Your Homal si//? An air-conditioner is your best investment for allergy free, healthful, year round comfort Heme of Famous Admiral Appliances SPORRER'S TV tr Appliances 901 Salinger Ave. — Dial 9513 EXTRA SPACE IN BATHROOM For additional storage space in the bathroom, use the area between wall and studs. Line it with leftover Marlite with which the bathroom walls and ceiling have been finished. Use scrap pieces of the predecorated hardboard also for sliding doors in cabinets. Some of the Coolest Stores in Town Are Air Conditioned by Green Colonial Why Not Check Up on Cool Comfort For Your Home SC HECK'S FREE ESTIMATES NO OBLIGATION PLUMBING AND HEATING One Dollar Got Me Ten That's What I Call Easy Money Just like finding ten bucks in my garage ... I noticed my son's bike hanging in the garage. He doesn't ride it any more ... so I advertised in a Times Herald want ad, and sold it for ten bucks. The fellow who bought it got a bargain and I got ten bucks to spend at the July Sales advertised in the Carroll paper. Everybody is happy. Get Cash for Tricycles, Wagons, Bikes, Doll Buggies Among the thousands of people who read the Times Herald ads, there must be hundreds who would like to buy good used bikes, trikes, wagons, doll buggies for their kids. If you have any toys at your house your kids have outgrown, turn them into cash with a Times Herald Want Ad. Want Ads 50c and Up Hnre's where „.. Phone your ad in and list what you have to aeirYhen sit down by the telephone. Because it 's sure going to ring a smell Investment can pay big dividends; hi DIAL 3573 TO PLACI YOUR AD

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