Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 27, 1974, Page 9

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette January 27, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 27, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 9 A TH* ( r4ar Rapid* Gaarttr Sib., jaa. 27, 1*74Preservation Plan Preview Wednesday Wary (’. Means of Chicago, Midwest fi(>|d Korvlees rrure-trnaative of the National Trust for Historical Preservation, will hr* keynote speaker Wednesday at the preview of an historic preservation program for the ( edar Rapids and Marion area. The preview, which will he al 4 3(1 pm. in the Grant Wood gallery of the Cedar Rapids Art renter, is under the direction of Richard I). McConnell and Thomas I,. Carney, members of the steering committee for developing tile local preservation program, an effort initiated by Project Civic PRIDE. As Midwest field services representative, Miss Means oversees an 11-state arca, providing professional advisory services to communities, organizations and individuals concerned with all aspects of historic preservation, from historic house museum operation to the rehabilitation of entire towns. She holds a RA degree in humanities from Michigan State university and an MA in history from the University of Delaware. She has been employed by the Philadelphia Historical commission, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum commission and the National Register of Historic Places. Introducing her will Im* Edward H. Healey, co-chairman of the local steering committee, who will outline its purpose, organization and goals. Currently in progress is a survey for determining and listing each place in Cedar Rapids and Marion possessing historic, archeological and architectural interest, the first purpose of the historic preservation program. Among those attending Wednesday’s meeting will be the members of the citizens ad* v i s o r y committee recently named by Healey and his cochairman, Herbert M. Stone. Members include: Mrs. Carl C. Kesler, John B. Turner, Harold M. Becker, Viola Gibson, Mrs. A. W. Allen, Mrs. Duane Arnold, Ted Welch, Peter Stamats, Ralph Clements, Peter Bezanson, Roger K. Donnelly, State Rep. Joan Lipsky and James II. Yuill. Stevan R. Smith, John Ely, sr., James Coquillette, Mrs. Robert Armstrong, Howard Smith, Robert Daniel, Van Vechten Shaffer, Sutherland Cook, John Vernon, Edward Kuba, Keith Arrington and Charles E. I nurns, jr.Tell 2 Soloists For Washington Concert Tuesday The Washington Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jack (J. Ranney will present a winter concert Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Washington high school auditorium. Featured will )>e Linda Ilukill, clarinet, and Bud Zenzen, violoncello. Miss Ilukill will perform the Mozart clarinet concerto with the chamber orchestra. She has played first chair clarinet in the symphonic band and solo clarinet in the symphony orchestra for three years. Zenzen, also a senior, was awarded the Washington High School Booster summer camp award in 1972. He has attended the National Music camp at Inter lochen, Mich., where he received the Buhr award ( 1972) and the O’Bryan scholarship (1973). During his 1973 summer at Interlochen, he was awarded a school of music honor performance scholarship by Deltana university. The orc hestra will present the “Concerto for Orchestra, in I) Major’’ by Handel. This selection, which was transcribed by Eugene Ormandy, is one of three* works that make use of the same thematic material Also featured by the orchestra will la* "Finale to the Symphony No. I in (I minor" by Kalini-koff, “Dance Rhythms" by Riegger and the “1HI2'' overture by Tschaikowsky. Doors will open at 7. Admission is $1 25 for adults, 75c for students MMCedar Rapids Emergency Numbers Ambulant*......... 366-7654 f B l..........402/348-1210 I  ................ 398-5343 •lighway Patrol .... 364-5171 After Hours  363-5629 Polk*............. 398-5353 •miff.............398 3521 MKI/ I* yow Wliuid) MULEKOFF'S Vh acrat •varying for tho horn* I DAY ONLY—MONDAYFREE DELIVERY And Set Up In Your Home Because we think you deserve good service as well os Smulekoff's Crazy Prices.Months To Pay Use Smulokoff s Budget Account Your tronsoction is a private, confidential one at Smulekoff’s. Your account stays with th* store. It is never sold to finance company. OPEN MONDAY 9 a.m.-9 p.m. NONE OF OUR PRICES MAKE SENSE-... EXCEPT FOR BARGAIN LOVERS. Back by popular demand (and th* command of the boss,) it s Smule-koff s Crazy Arithmetic Sale! This is the sale you're probably still telling your friends about from last year. We nearly lost a few sales people in that sale who were in th* line of traffic when the doors were opened at 9. People really go crazy . . . act anything but civil ... to get at this radically reduced merchandise. Who can blame them? How often do you find such unbelievable —yes, crazy —furniture buys?l Not often, so if you don’t take advantage of prices when they are genuinely at sacrifice levels like now . . . you'll miss some pretty spectacular savings and we'll miss making friends. We've got "lust a few" dining room tide A arm chairs that ar* all odd balls from dining room suites. They're on our 5th floor and reg. up to $69.95, but grab one Monday for only $8. ea. Georg* Washington would have loved this reg. $199.00 high back Colonial chair with maple trim, on our 4th floor. It has pleated skirt, arm caps and attached arm pillow and is upholstered in Herculon. George would love the price . . . you too. $88. It may not make sense but you can have a reg $89.95 Jumbo walnut woodgrained dinette table for only $22. It measures 42x60" and has a I 2" leaf Find it on our 5th floor. There $ sure to be a fight over these 2 beauties from Thomasville. Reg. $350 OO 60" low boy console cabinet in matched cherry, bench high, only $88 or a reg. $149.95 Italian Provincial lamp table, only $48. Bring your boxing gloves to our 4th floor So, we're grateful for a sense of humor, lf we get a laugh along with a crazy low price, it helps us a little. We decided “OK, to we almost give things away. It's only once a year we can come up with such bargains, lf it hurts, we’ll recover." And so once again you’ll find 61 really crazy bargains listed here. Unbelievable bargains, but they all add up to incredible savings for you. You don't have to b* square to appreciate this $169.95 Menredon square lamp tabla in distressed cherry with one drawer. You don t hay* to be square to appreciate the price: $66. 4th. lf you've got thin triplets, we d be willing to bet they could all 3 sit at once in this reg. $169.00 oversized Kroohler low back lounge chair. It s on casters, has arm caps and upholstered in durable Herculon And lust $77. 4th. We d like to introduce you to an old friend —a reg. $329.95 92’’ contemporary nylon sofa with smooth curved styling. On boll costers. This friend we ll gladly sell for only $1 55. Meet "it" on 4th floor. No one here will admit they actually bought this reg. $119.95 red lace decorator palm tree with its own lights for accent. But for $48 who cores? The Hammered pewter plastic pot it s in gives it a little class. Can t miss if on 4th floor. Our finest example will prove that these bargains are not necessarily "rejects" or scratched and dented items. For you owners of Thomasville furniture: we've got a reg. $995.00 66" wide lighted chino on our 5th floor in beautiful pecan with 4 doors and glass shelves. SOVEREIGN Collection. Thomasville quit making it . . . they couldn't afford to . . . and w* have nothing else to match. Ifs yours for $488. More 4th floor Thomasville goodies Reg. $349.95 pecan traditional 40" round coffee table with black leather inner top. Here it goes at $98. For you lovers of the unique, a reg. $135 00 5 ft. electric candle on a twisted antique holder. You'll brag about this buy of $35. Glowing on our 4th floor. lf you like tortillas, you ll like this reg. $379.95 Spanish gold velvet sofa with separate tapestry pillow backs, oak trim and on an ebony base. It yours, amigo, for only $177. On 4th. Hanging on our 4th floor is a reg $39 95 Von Lowe painting (not to be confused with Van Gogh of a Spanish Riveria patio scene. Impress your friends for only $5 and make them think you bought it on location. Say "Cioo" to this reg. $159.95 Italian Provincial oval dining table that measures 42" x 60 but opens to 70" with th* IO" loaf. Even if you re not Italian you'll tov* it and th# price: $581 On our 5th Floor On 5th floor sit 2 perfectly good r*g $139 95 7 Pc. dinettes looking for a good horn* and a family to please. The table opens to 36"x60 with the, 12" leaf ond has a Micarta top. The 6 chairs ar# nice too, upholstered in vinyl. Only $77 to house one of these orphans. Here's a lovely 4th floor orphan looking for a home ond it will cost you so little Reg $149.95 Mediterranean fruitwood commode table by Wei-man, with heavy carved front. The dear is yours for just $55. Just what you ve always wonted . . . For only $22. An antique gold metal wall decoration of roped palm branches When you consider it was made in Italy and originally $219 95, you could buy it lust to talk about the crazy bargain you got On 4. Lovers of metal sculpturing, where ate you? We've got a $180 00 metal hanging lantern on our 4th floor that we d love to find a home for. It looks like someone tried to create while having a nightmare, but for $33 you could use it for a conversation piecel Maybe it * the color, but surely some on* will want this reg $349 95 traditional sofa when they know they can have it for $166 . It s in a cornflower blue decorator fabric with champagne velvet welts, has lined skirt and attached button tufted back Looks custom mad* See it bn 4 On our 4th floor, we ve got a couple of reg. $109 95 glass top boomerang shaped tablet on a solid wal nut bas# that you can have tot only $49. We |ust hope they don t come bock to us. lf you ve always wonted on original $375 OO oil painting on canvas of an Italian Street Scene, you can have one now tot only $44 , It s on 4 and nicely flamed for traditional lovers ... a reg. $349 OO traditional lovotaat by Kroohlor. Gold outline quilted, loose pillow bock, arm bolsters No sofa to match, so yours toe only $144. 4th This leg. $19 95 drip oil still life painting ot bottles could be the find of this crazy sole For $2 the oil used to paint it is worth mote than that in today's market! "Dripping" on 4th For you chess players with taste, we've got a couple of Black A Gold, Florentine finish chess sets that regularly sell for $69.95 Metal chess men are included in this crazy arith uretic buigam of $24. 4th Floor Slip into our reg. $159 95 2 ton* orlon fur tub chair. No, silly not to take a bath int To sit int In a cheery orange with gold fur inner pit lows. All yours for |ust $66. Find it on 4 You could be impressed with this, $90 OO 3 candle mirrored wall sconce from Dunbar s Accessory Group if you ll overlook the nocked mirror ond apprecate the pricei $7. On 4. HOW MUCH WILL YOU L0SE-IF YOU MISS THIS... I DAY “GIVE-AWAY!” All Items Subject to Prior Sale It may not make sense but you ll shout "Ole" at the $22 price on this reg $99 95    30"    wide Spanish Oak 2-drawer Broyhill night stand on our 3rd floor. lf you've never had a limon (not to be confused with a lemon), you can have one now. It s a reg. $139 00 Kroehlar high back swival rocker upholstered in a Dacron limon fabric. And this is no lemon at the omazmg price of $66. On 4. Since nothing in this sale makes sense, you might just get a kick out of this reg. $39.95 antique walnut twin headboard on 3rd Slightly scratched but for $7 who's complaining! Should th# toll man from the circus be an overnight guest, you'll be prepared for him with this reg $379.95 Kroehler IOO" 4-cushion naugahyde sofa. For $133 you can afford to always be prepared Basement. Add this to our list of bargains. Reg. $3.00 1847 Rogers silvor-plated pastry server, Grand Heritage pattern, now only $1.49. We hove to admit this reg $159 95 black naugahyde and red velvet lounge chair won't set the world on fire for looks, but it might fit in somewhere for only $68. Mediterranean design with oak trim. On 4, natch. In this sale 2 t 2 is no* 4 That s why this Bassett Mediterranean Recon queen or full headboard, reg. $79.95, is now only $21. Head for 3rd floor. You ll love this reg $229 95 Contemporary gray and white striped Herculon loveseat from our basement. It has chrome legs and accents and is yours for $99. P S. I think it s ugly, but what do I know? An $ ll .00 set of Stainless Steel steak knives for $S.S0. What kind of arithmetic is that? Our kind. Rush in for these. Guess what we have for your guest room from our 3rd floor? A reg. $229 95 72" 9-draw*r dresser with matching mirror. Spanish design in Goya Oak by Bassett. You ll forget it s a floor sample for $88. Naturally we saved the best of the incredible furniture bargains til last. In our basement we have a reg. $640.OO highly Contemporary loveseat A marching armless chair rn chocolate crinkle naugahyde with teakwood occent and on an ebony base. From Thonet—some of the finest furniture made. Truly a bargain to brag about for only $199 *or both pieces. Our prices on assorted odd dinnerware pieces are about as crazy. Your choice of patterns, from $1.50 to $10.00 values, Now 5c to $1. This includes plates, saucers, sugar and creamers, soup bowls and platters. There s only 4 of these reg. $97.50 to $105.00 Lodi#*' 17J Swiss Movement fashion watches 'at $37.50. Need we soy morel Dreaming of faraway places? This reg $127 95 illuminated full-size globe in fruitwood stand will get you there instantly for only $58- Look for it in our Colonial Shop, 3rd Floor. When you consider the price of lumber today, don't let a loose arm on this reg. $69 95 maple deacon's bench keep you from snatching it up for only $24. 3rd floor. Our Drapery Dept, has arithmetic madness too. Like a select group of slipcovers, a select group of bedspreads and a select group of decorator throw pillows—oil at Vi off! So you want more? How about a reg. $95 00 Man's I Ti yellow gold Longines dross watch for $21 OO. There s only one, so expect to be disappointed if you're not here early. Our reg $8 OO a roll wallpaper s a leftover, sure, but for 99< a roll ifs worth a look see Gourmets do wonders with leftovers, now you can too 2nd Floor. Our basement is full of items that odd up right for you like a reg. $169 95 6 ft. armoire bar with built-in mirror, shelves and glass holders Quite a buy for only $68. Buy several of these reg. $3.95 pull apart Key chains for only $1.25 if you're here early enough, that is. There * no end to the Drapery Dept s. crazy arithmetic. They've got a select group of upholstery fabric, reg up to $10 98 — now Vj price! When you can have a leg. $329 95 round-the-corner bar that stretches 74" one way ond 26" the other, has Micarta top, chrome foot roil, block vinyl padded front and arm roil, for only $99, maybe you’ll forget the buttons were rusted due to a wet carton in shipment In our basement. Our Carpet Department has gone crazy with arithmetic madness, too. Does this add up —candy stripe nylon carpet (continuous filament) with foam bock and I 2 wide that originally sold at $5 95 a sq. yd , but you can get for $2.88 a sq. yd. during this madness. When you can get reg. to $35.00 small appliances like a Sunbeam waffle baker, an Ostae coffee pot and a Westinghouse electric buffet fry pan for $9, who cares that they’ve been reconditioned and repaired. They work and that's what matters. Iowa Hawkeye Ions will race (we hope) to our basement to grab up these reg $149 OO fur chaise lounges, one block, one gold and only $66 ea. You won I mind them losing so much when you re stretched out on one of these More carpet craziness. Long wearing nylon carpet in your choice of bronze, gold or green Cobblestone pattern, reg. $6 95 a sq. yd. for only $2.88 a sq. yd. JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT, if you miss this ovant, you’ll ragrot it. (You could brook your log trying to kick yoursolf for missing soma of those bargains.) No one will be abl* to un dei stand this New Math, but we v# got 2 reg. $199 OO Kroehler high back club chairs upholstered in white wet look naugahyde for a mere $55 aa. Lookin' plush in our basement You ll think our caipet buyer has lost his mind on this bargain, Thick nylon shag twist carpet pile with jute or loom back, reg. to $7,95 a sq yd. In a rainbow of colors at only $3.88 a sq. yd. Woulan t someone like a reg $99 95 Spanish open wall bookcase, over 6 It long with rough hewn plonks Fot $33, someone s got to fig ure out some clever way to use it Basement This you ain t going to believe, but while it lasts, reg $6.00 a sq. yd quality nylon tweed with foam back in copper, gold or blue green. Now $2.88 a sq. yd. lf we haven t mentioned something you wont, chances ar* you'll stumble over it the first 5 minutes you're here — and at a ridiculous price. For we re going to do a magic trick this event and turn a lot of furniture into money, lf we don t, we won't have room for many new things we bought at market this month. There ll probably be a tight over this reg $189 OO Kroehler swivel tub chair in bright blue wet look nauga hyde . . especially when you find out it s now only $66. Just in case, a referee is standing by in th# basement. Imported travel alarm clocks in leatherette cases. Reg. $9,95 to $10.95 values, amel# $4.99. It's crazy, but we've got ladies and men s expansion watch bands that normally are valued at up to $8 on sale during this madness for $1. Does a $9 38 wide, 30 high pull chain style fireplace screen sound appealing? Considering it was ongi nally $39 95, even if you don't hove a fireplace, ifs a crazy grab up quick bargain from our basement Wan* more? Take a reg $12 95 to $15.95 ladies’ shockproof, water resistant, Jeweled wrist watch, while they last, $7. We know what’ll happen. You'll come if you're a keen shopper, and get your shara. And you'll love us for making your purchases possible. Credit, of course. So, obey the impulse, plan now, softie th* matter, come for sure, or you maw mitt tho buy of your Ufo at thlt CRAZY ARITHMETIC SALE. That’s MONDAY at SMULX-KOFF'S in downtown Cedar Rapids.SMULEKOFF’S ;

  • A. W. Allen
  • Bud Zenzen
  • Carl C. Kesler
  • Charles E.
  • Duane Arnold
  • Edward H. Healey
  • Edward Kuba
  • Eugene Ormandy
  • Harold M. Becker
  • Herbert M. Stone
  • Howard Smith
  • J. Ranney
  • James Coquillette
  • James Ii
  • Joan Lipsky
  • John B. Turner
  • John Ely
  • John Vernon
  • Keith Arrington
  • Linda Ilukill
  • Peter Bezanson
  • Peter Stamats
  • Ralph Clements
  • Robert Armstrong
  • Robert Daniel
  • Roger K. Donnelly
  • Stevan R. Smith
  • Sutherland Cook
  • Ted Welch
  • Van Gogh
  • Vechten Shaffer
  • Viola Gibson

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: January 27, 1974

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