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The Roanoke Times from Roanoke, Virginia • Page 50

The Roanoke Times from Roanoke, Virginia • Page 50

The Roanoke Timesi
Roanoke, Virginia
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Pi 5c: RW 0 in 4 Seen Swankier Interesting! jEducatibnal I Made by Southern Cross ully Gtiaranteed i ELECTRIC RO $1200 $1 DELIVERS 4 the OUTSTANDING MATTRESS BUY of Years! REGULAR PRICE Wni iiix I' OPTIMIST WEEK Nov 11th to 17th BRANCH LIBRARY PLANS DISPLAYS lol the colors may be Standing more than 80 feet high the star has been observed by airlines pilots and passengers as far as 75 miles it' oil "Don't let your old worn out mattress ROB you of your sleep" tab 4 I oq LESS ALLOWANCE OR YOUR OLD MATTRESS YOU PAY ONLY i EXHIBITORS: Acme Typewriter Co Burroughs Adding Machine Co Caldwell Sites Co Dictaphone Corp International Business Machines Corp Marchant Calculating Machine Co Inc Gainsborough to Sponsor Book Week Activity "'l 1 I Special events this week will mark the Gainsboro Branch li observance of which begins today An art exhibit will be shown at the Gainsboro Branch all day to day and the activities will get underway with a meeting of the Branch Library Redding Club Monday at 6:45 pm' Mrs Leonard Key will be guest speaker discussing Abram Joseph Poet Lau reate of the South" She will also exhibit books of poems and war pictures from the 1860's that once belonged to the old Terry home now serving as Public Library Other activities planned for the week 1 Tuesday display of "Newberry Award and out of print favorites: Wednesday story hour and Quiz contest conducted by Mrs Virginia Y' Lee Thursday dramatization and: story i directed by Miss Maxclne Kyle riday book weex piayeu di rected by Mrs Virginia Reeves and Saturday1 story hour and movie i Now there are over 135 pieces of the' tiny furniture with more being made Each tiny hinge and lock functions Drawers open doors of china closets are movable One piece of the collection Is a clock which first ormMwl In ladleS' DOUOOITS III lire Georgias The clockworks are in stalled and it is an accurate unre plece On the face of the tiny clock Is a hand painting the same as those found on antique clocks used over two centuries ago nthnfir 18th Century repro ductions are copied in exact de tail from the masters or lurnuute designers HepplewhlteAdam Chippendale and Sheraton' It Is Interesting to note that each de signer made not only the style of the piece of furniture but de signed the hardware as well Tiny details such as this were not over looked In making of the miniature replicas Each table with' hinges for the drop leaves also has a lock to hold the leaves erect Many of the same tables have Inlays of satin wood and ebony Chairs or the dining room tables nave men own special upholstery ox narrow stripes or small flower designs One pair of the chairs has minute needle point seats Replica Take Time According to Meyer ireman authority on the furniture and periods of furniture who 4 has brought the collection to Roanoke in conjunction with It takes Iff times longer to make a small replica than It does to make the original piece normal size Along with the exhibition ire man will give lectures at 11 am bi tRrl Ji: a jaw iilx Is shown above viewing the Marl Roanoke The collection will be Special Cachet to Mark Star's Second Birthday 'h DREAMLAND Mattress with hundreds of IRM Coils as kl an 1 1 I 1 1 rpIflY wiwyvuv vm Matching Box Springs ing slumber for years Available ot the lame McBee Company Monroe Calculating Machine Co Inc National Cah Register Co Remington Rand Inc Roanoke Business Machine Co Underwood Corp ThisWeek's School Menus Menus for this week In the City schools are as follows: Sausage pattie celery sticks buttered peas and carrots applesauce cheese biscuits mar gerine and milk: or 1 vegetable soup grilled luncheon meat on roll peach halves and milk Tuesday Liver loaf mashed potatoes green beans hot but tered rolls and milk or vegetable or cream of tomato soup peanut raisin sandwich chocolate pud ding with whipped topping and 4 a on bun diced turnips buttered lima beans peanut butter crackers and milk or vegetable soup pimento cheese sandwich apple upside down cake and milk Thursday Au gratin potatoes or dried beans fresh collard greens baked tomatoes buttered whole wheat bread and milk: or vegetable' soup or beef broth with noodles com beef pickle sand wich golden blow salad In lettuce cups and milk rozen perch fillets boiled green cabbage black eyed peas spoon bread margerlne and milk or vegetable of cream of tomato soup egg salad sandwich chilled fruit juice cookie and milk ROANOKE NATIVE DIES WOUND A 1 Author Illustrator Shoots Self at Chapel Hill CHAPEL HILL Nov 10 William Meade Prince an illustrator and author died today of a bullet wound in the right temple Coroner A Walker ruled the death suicide 1 1 Mrs Prince who portrayed Queen Elizabeth in the historical drama Lost was taken to a Durham hospital In a severe state of shock Prince was found In the studio of his home near here by a phy sician who' said the aiithor illustrator telephoned him to "come right away an emer gency" The Chapel HUI physician who asked that his name not be used said he found two notes pinned to the front door One read: have shot myself in the studio There is notfijnsreise you can do for me Please see about UUian (his wife)" The other note related' to the settlement of his business affairs the doctor said Prince born In Roanoke Va July 9 1893 brought this Uni versity of North Carolina village wide fame with his book "The Southern Part of Heaven wmen had its scene laid in Chapel Hill' He frequently did illustrations and covers for Saturday Evening Post" and other maga zines V1 J' 'V YOUTH CHOIR TO SING The Belmont Baptist Youth Choir wUl have charge of the eve ning service at 5 phi today at Garden City Baptist Church Miss Melva Payne Is director and Au drey Lucas Is organist Thtsq Prices Apply Ta irit duafify jrtt loor Bargain 17 Church 'Ave Next to No 1 ire Station Roanoke Virginia REE1 ADMISSION SPECIAL CACHET MARKS STAR'S The Stamp and Coin Club of Roanoke is marking the second anniversary of the Mill Mountain Star with a special cachet on Thanksgiving Day The world's largest man made star was turned on for the fiut time on Thanksgiving Eve 1949 NOVEMBER 12TH 13TH 14TH i Doily 2 to 10 PM NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE 4 price $4950 Sea the following machines ably demonstrated by trained factory and agency personnel: i ACCOUNTING ADDING DUPLICATING CALCULATING I DICTATING STATISTICAL SORTING MACHINES TYPEWRITERS ROBOTYPERS TIME STAMPS MICROILM EQUIPMENT TARY ILE Business Machines AIR under one roof you con see the very latest models In oil of the business machines learn at first hand about a particular machine for a particular Job You'll enjoy It and your time will bo well spent If you arc Interested In business machines COME TO THE BUSINESS MACHINES AIR POOR CIRCUS it HOWARD hammerhiy 2 pm 4 pm and 8 But the lectures will be small and Inter esting doses of history as well as how and what to buy in furniture Included in his talks will be the history of beds and bedding the story of wood the use of marble in home furnishings and other historical facts of ttie designers of furniture Especially interesting in the col lection Is a four poster bed It is complete with mattress spread and tiny lace ruffled pillowcases And ireman will tell the story of the bed step which was used many years ago to get into beds often quite high off the ground Tools Delicate All of this tiny furniture Is hand made And specially made tools as delicate as a surgeon's Instruments are necessary to cap ture the Intricate carvings of the 18th century designers The draw ers are joined by dove tails and are so skillfully made that they Mii niif in iinddA 11U WDU down as they do right side up Only solid Honduras mahogany Is used in the furniture except for the The Sacks Sons Company of Brookline Mass takes such special care In making these little pieces because the parent replicas are made with the same treat ment It Is one of the few furni ture companies that makes all of the furniture by hand HONOR NEW MEMBERS ort Lewis Christian Church i will honor 50 new members added to the church roll since the first of the year this morning at 11 o'clock S2 THE ROANOKE TIMES Sunday November IL 1951 Building at ranklin Rd amt south Jenerson about three weeks ago and is hi ztaffed by 15 Air orce men' ln ciuaing iive orucers Traintaf This 'personnel is scheduled start this week the tralnlng of 1 least ouu or me sib Derma have volunteered to work in thl The training wlU luclude Dlot ting of aircraft activity thesS assigned area of Southwest vu ginla Eastern West Virginia and portions of North Caroilna and Maryland The workers will 'be taught to filter and evaluate sued information ana pass it on to the XilgAMSl VUUUUttUU VA Mw UwAf g'' 6 DREAMLAND INNERSPRING MATTRESSES $3750 $125 WEEKLY NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE 8 ranklin Road a YOU'LL BE TREATED RIGHT AT WRIGHT'S" WRIGHT URNITURE CO 118 East Campbell Avenue rSECOND ANNIVESARYy ROANOKE VHRGINIIA POST HOUSE TEA ROOM 40 Main Street Salem Virginia 5 Real Home Cooking in a Real Home lake Atmosphere OPEN DAILY: 12 to 25:30 to 8 7 If 7 ir 4 1 it mi 1 Special parties catered to by Private dining rooms available for large and small groups We invite inspection of our Kitchen and Dining Rooms DIAL' SALEM 4461 STAR CITY TOE SOUTH bALt SALVAGE Armstrong9 loor Covering INLAID LINOLEUM: Standard Gauge $149 Squefa Yard i Light Gauga INLAID LINOLEUM SUr A 1 Yard Quakers Printed unoleum ft 9 ft Wide CO Square Yard QUAKER RUGS URNITURE ON Meyer ireman (left) collection lth Charles Sherrill on display at Hotel Roanoke Monday' (Times Photo) Collection of Miniature urniture Will Be Shown i 1 i 14 I I 1 ip 1 By MARY LYNE KUCERA it started as a hobby and ended up as a $250000 project This is the story to be told by the Marlboro Manor collection that will be on display at Hotel Roanoke tomorrow from Over 50 year? ago a furniture factory worker made the first piece of the collection which was one fifth the size of an ordinary piece of furniture The piece was exact In scale and in detail 2 Parte unction The and Coin Club of Roanoke will mark the' second anniversary of the largest wj man man star on Mill Mountain with a special cachet on Thanks giving Day Nov 22 was an nounced yesterday by Mrs Virgil Thomas president Cachets may be had of this event by sending a stamped self addressed envelope without stuf fer to Robert 'A Whittaker 513 Broad' Salem There Is no limit to the number of covers an individual might send Mrs Thomas pointed out but there is a service charge ot two cents per cover that may be sent in the form of mint stamps To Buy Exhibit rames unds derived from this event are to be applied by the Club to 1 the purchase of frames for a spring stamp exhibit The Mill Mountain star which has given Roanoke the designa tion of Star was turned on for tne nisi ume Thanksgiving Eve 1949 The star usually burns a bril liant white but with the com blnatlon of ga tubes on Its face kala I ArvirRQ Set At Hunton Branch Hie William A Hunton Branch YMCA will observe National YMCA Week and the 100th anni versary of the association in the United States with special services today through riday' All churches will mark the cele bration today and this afternoon at 3:15 the Rev William Sim mous will broadcast a talk on behalf of the association over Radio Station WSLS Other special services during the Branchjs week of prayer Include: Monday YMCA and YWCA services at Branch YW Tuesday worship services at the Norfolk and Western freight sta tion: Thursday the Rev A Philpott will lead the Bible Institute In the discussion of and riday a joint re ception by the Branch YM and YW PorkineArea Being or ilter Center Worke City Council wlll be asked at its meeting Tuesday to designate parking space in a restricted area for volunteer perwmd At such 1 tluw they are on duty at the civil defense aircran xuter center Ohe Bieck Asked f9 ir 1 1" Vice Mayor Roy Webber will offer a resolution authorizing the City Manager to designate space on the north side of Bullitt Ave between Jefferson and irst St Ej' for the parking of cars used by filter center volun teers VJ' Such workers would be permit ted to park In: this restricted area for periods covering their services in the filter center and for 30 jnlnutes before and after' It would be required that each such worker affix inside the car the hours and days he' or she is on duty as a volunteer The filter center in the Coulter X'X J1 S' IBS' Bib IW Sr? 4 fll i I WV IL aBr RM'i 5 Js 1 WRIGHT'S irst AjaW Willi Mi 'iwV 't WIML Iww fe 91 1 at ft WM I i IW i 1 I fitsM I 1 1 i I Welcome To The Ii 'i lanai 1 Br 'A WA.

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