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Buying A Rug? Here's Some Help By Winnie Clark , Journal's Home Economist Buying a rug isn't so simple, a,ny more, but it's more ' fun. . .' - " . ' '.' " ; Mother used to go in the stores and ask for a wool rug for the living room. Now if you go into Salina stores „ CONSIDERING METHODS of home Improvement with the approach of Farm and Home week in Salina is Mrs. Richard H«iufey, in front of her ranch style home at 1000 Quincy. (JOURNAL PHOTO) you will sec labels with nylon vi cos, rayon, vinyl and cotton combinations. Many of .these new fabrics cos! you at least a third less than wool rugs. '. ' . ._. Glamour Underfoot Also you probably will be impressed with new colors .. and weaves. There's exciting glamour underfoot. .....-• .':'• ; Colors range from fragile . off- durable, and, of course, more ex- white or subtle .charcoal to strong hues such as fire-red. Tweedy allover blended patterns are new. New cotton and synthetic'fibers dye better than wool. Points Out Changes ! These new changes in carpets, and their care were pointed out) by Margaret Mauk, Saline County HDA in a home : . demonstration workshop.. , . _ About 20 years ago, most homes had carpets with plain weaves. Now carpet manufacturers are making textured and tweed weaves by skipping stitches and combining different heights of pile and loops. Buying a rug isn't the only Ibing iyou have to think about. What about-a rug pad? ; Pads Save Wear Rug pads make your carpet wear longer. Mrs. Mauk expiate why: •-; A pad cuts down friction betweer the rug and your floor.it helps fc cover uneven floors, and helps noli the heat. Besides it gives a lux urious feeling underfoot. There are three main kinds o rug pads — rubber, felted hair and combinations of hair and jute Hair and jute combinations are usually lowest in price. Those with arger portions of hair are 'bos; >ecause jute tends to mat. A coa of synthetic rubber makes the pac more durable than hair and jute alone. Rubber Costs More Pure hair pads are usually mqth- proof, long-wearing, and less expensive than rubber pads. Rubber cushions are most expensive in price. Foam rubber will not crush with wear. Cotton carpets have recently "Even your scatter rugs need stepped into the spotlight. . (pads", says Mrs. Mauk, "to keep Available, in a wide range ofjthem from sliding". That is, if prices, the better grades of cotton they aren't made with non-skid Sunday, May 9, 1954 PageJZft—The Salina Journa Highly Superior ;! Rating To Salinan Results of a high school science club competition at Hays last week have been received by Salina high school students. The contest was sponsored by the Kansas Academy of Science. Joyce Zimmerman scored the high for Salina students, a highly superior certificate of merit for a speech about diets for teenage girls. .•:. Other speech ratings: - Ronald Barta. excellent; Bill Litchman, excellent; Jarold Johnson, excellent: Bill Sheldon, superior; Bill McBratney, good; and Mable Trotter, good. • , Displays Rated Display ratings: Bill McBratney, xcellent; Bill Laubengayer, excellent; -Bill Kastner, excellent; Blanche Garrigues, excellent; Ronald Barta, superior;' Mable Trotter, good; 'Jarold Johnson, fair; Pat Shane, fair; Bill Sheldon, 'air,' : - •'•• • 'The contest was held at. Fort Hays State Teachers College. ' All the students are members of the Up and Atom Club, the ligh school science dub. Elaine Sites is the club sponsor. compare favorably with wool. Some Salina families are using cotton carpets to cover their entire bathroom floors. These can be taken up and .washed. backings. Puzzled about how large your pad should be? Here's Right Size One inch from the edge of your 1 However, the cotton fabrics showjf" Sfis » *°°?. • siz f' If ,, the Pad is [too far from the edge, t! in along the edges. j Be sure the pad isn't thicker 4H Clubs You Can't Win . .RICHMOND, Vs.,. (ffl - W b e n thieves ransacked Mrs. R. A. Diggs' home, stealing $£5 ' and household effects, she called her next door neighbors — Police Chief 0. D. Carton and Patrolman W. G. Whitlocfc. Chief Garton said he was at home while the thief worked. Whitlock was on duty at a precinct station. All Prepared For A Wreck GASTONIA, N. C. t» - .The car :he youth drove was hot and so was its radiator. , He paused at a service station for water and tried "to make off with other, carsi Several would not start. He was picked up by police while driving the service station wrecker. soil faster than wool. Manufaclur-j' crs are experimenting with finishes to make them more dur-j able. Deciding what color rug to buy doesn't need to be a problem. For bedrooms and other quiet rooms try plain textures and quietj colors. Patterned rugs are preferred in rooms with action such as living rooms. Try to key the color of your rug to Die other colors in ihe room. Four Main Types If you are confused about what kind nf a weave to buy, remember there are only [our main types. They are Axminsler, Wilton, velvet and chenille. ' You cm always tell Axminsler by Ihe heavy ribs on the back. This weave can bo easily rolled lengthwise bvit not crosswise. Friendly Valley Dale Blomquist, president, pre- at the April meeting of the rug will j Friendly Valley 4H club in ia high school. • Roll call .was. answered by 271 [than the carpet or you will havejmembers with "April Fool Jokes."! a ridge where the two overlap, i E. L. Nelson of the Assariaj In discussing the care of rugs,'State Bank gave the club $25 loi Mrs. Mauk says don't: jbc donated to the Saline County' 1. Damage wool fabrics by'lFYE fund. It brings the club's to- sponging them with ammonia. jtal contribution to $75. Avoid Soap j The fireplace committee report- Wash rugs with soap and wa-l ed completion of the rock fireplace tar. Mildewing or a soap odor may result. 3. Hang rugs on clothesline and beat. The back will be damaged. in the Assaria roadside park. Bill Landreth was voted into the club. Dale Blomquist and Marylen Nelsen were chosen as the club's Round-Up delegates, Have Program The program- Reading, "The Gym Hour," Marylen Nelson; talk, Warm Toward Churchill MOSCOW W-The official Soviet newsagency said Saturday Primei talk ' "General Health", .Neil Sat- Minister Churchill's recent speech! terlee ; music appreciation, "Mes- Wilton is the so-called "aristo- calling for closer links with Russia sia h". Verlie Nelson: demonstra- crat" among rugs. The paitern|migbt ease the international situa- "" ~ shows on both sides of the carpet, ifion. fast", Kathy Peterson; health The bettor grades of Wilton are amoirg ihe most durable carpels made, says Mrs. Mauk. Smooth And Soft Velvet is a smooth, soft carpet-, ing. it's a Rood , weave for solid! colors. Chenille carpels Churchill said in a speech last Friday that his country should establish closer bonds with Russia, while maintaining its brotherhood with Ihe United States and France. Tass said it had learned that the Churchill speech had "aroused are generallyia positive reaclion in leading cir- cuslom-made. They are slrong.lcles of the Soviet Union." tion. "Home Beautification", Larry Nelson; recreation, Neil Salter- lee and Jerry Nelson, leaders. Guests included Mrs. Henry Wilson, Mrs. Virgil Peterson, Thad Satterlee, Mrs. Charles Magnuson, Mrs. Wallace Nelson, Mrs. Carl Peterson, Mrs. Albin Peterson, Clarence Almquist. Hosts were the Homer Landreth and Henry Hanson families. i If you like beautiful rooms... YOU'LL LOVE CCCf • ***•*•• . . . how like magic, you too can roll lovely designs on your Super Kem-Tone walls, with this special roller and NEW sensational APPLIKAY' A COMPLETE DEMONSTRATION will be given at our Booth at the FARM & HOME SHOW. ROGERS PAINT PROD. Inc. 133 N. Santa Fe WE.-DELIVER' Salina, Kansas PH. 3761 Saline's f FARM AND HOME SHOW opens Tuesday 6 P.M. MAY Nth through MAY 16th 6 P.M. NIGHTLY Featuring .. J Joan Brandon WORLDS GREATEST HYPNOTIST IJfTEIWATIONAL SPORTIXG CLUB Monte Carlo CIRQUE MADKOXO Paris TKOCADERO London CASINO-DEL ROSE ,„ Rome AGRICULTURE HALL, SALINA 2 P.M. SATURDAY & SUNDAY * Thrilling Demonstrations •* New Ideas * New Methods * Do-It-Yourself * Automobiles * Farm Equipment ^Hundreds of Dollars Booth Prizes Plan To Attend This Spectacular Exposition See Miracles Of Modern & Gracious Living For Your "Dream Home" Of Tomorrow SCHPMAN THEATRE Stockholm EL PATIO Mexico City BILTMORE HOTEL Iios Angeles PALACE THEATRE ?fou" York Adults 35 C Children Under 12 FREE With Adults FREE PARKING DUST FREE ATMOSPHERE See Miss Brandon Conduct the Baffling Phenomenon of Mass Hypnosis THE FOLLOWING FIRJIS ARE OFFEKTVG THESE PRIZES: Maytag Automatic Washer ., Aldons 9x12 Bug ..... Coupon Picnic Grill ~5 Feet Plastic Hose Seidlitz Outside Paint 2 gal. AH materials Outdoor Grill including steel jtrill ...,'. > Television Set (choice of make) .......... Credit on purchase of new Royal Typewriter Credit Coupons * • Rogers Paint, 3 Gallons Exterior White House Paint 5 World Globes (1 dally) 2 furnace cleaning orders per day. Drawing each night from booth Rusco Combination Self Storing Storm &, Screen and Screen Door Hastings Aluma Shield Awning Colored Refrigerator on display. Sealed Bids—Highest Bidder Freezer on display. Loose change on the floor, taken up by a Vacuum Sleeper will apply toward purchase of Freezer. Super Kern Tone to Decorate Average Size Room • - • • Philco Personal Portable Radio, matching $399.95 95.50 15.00 14.95 10.45 11.80 " 35.00 .300.00 ..5Q.OO 18,54 Goodhousekeepers," Inc. Elmer's Sears Roebuck & Co. Salina Lumber Co. Salina Concrete Products Salina. Advertiser-Sun Central Typewriter Co. Snowdays Paint & Walpaper Store Rogers Paiut Products Co. Salma Real Estate Board 300.00 Holland Furance Co. 87.50 45.00 Home Modernizing Co. 343.95 Johnsons Hardware 20.00 Eberhardt Lumber Co. CMC ...... Lawn Umbrella 32.95 Salina TV & Radio 1*5.00 Koolvent Metal Awnings THERE ARE MANY ITEMS UNLISTED THE FOLLOWING FIRMS ARE EX1 Anderson's Leather Shop Boyer JJash Motors, Inc. Central Typewriter Co. Chamber of Commerce Chcatiim Furniture Ebtrhardt Lumber Co. Elmer's Gage's General Air Conditioning & Electric Co. Goodhousekeepers, Inc. Ha worth Lumber Co. Holland Furnace Co. Home Modernizing Co, Hough Piano & Organ Co. Ingrain's Johnson's Hardware Co. Koolvent Mela! Awnings R. W. Lappnn Irrigation Eqnipment Co. Leidigh * Haven Lumber Co. Mchornay Furniture Co. Niagara Deep Massage Equipment Co. Jiitro-Fcrtilizor Co. ftaft Sewing Machine Co. Quilien's Appliance Reeves Wiilernan Co. Rogers Faint Products Co. • Salina Advertiser-Sun Salina Real Estate Board Salina Concerts Product* Co. Salina Lumber Co. Salina Tent ft Awning Co. Salina T-V & Radio Co. Sear* Roebuck & Co. Siiowday's Paint A Wallpaper Store Stlefcl'.i Ward Brass & Supply Co. AVestem Auto Associate Store Wisalng's Zephyr Mgf. Co. Inc.