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   Harrisonburg Coiner-Burns Revue (Newspaper) - May 19, 1923, Harrisonburg, Virginia                                 Noted Furniture Informaäön cm of Pejiodi  'i  ^ More and more ■^^ßeople are learning to appiociate the beauty and refm-iog Influence, of fine- furniture. ^ Actual' antiqtie&^>origInal compositions of the, nuister iij(rnitu]:e dfaigners are fnoïe '-diffjicûlt to obtain as years gP q|i isin'd tire correspondingly ex-, , pen&ivo. ',T-he-denia"nd for these mas-terpiocea;-oî fütnlture craítBmanship far' exceeds. the 'supply but the der íinand' has hieen met by thef designing-vánd manufacturing of ' replicas , .of fahious pieces, by studies tìf designs änä adaptations of period styles. < . ■ (iontcary to thé .general ■ belief, / fine' furniture does not^fiecessarily : 4)êan expensive furniture. Fine fur-uftüre •»¡iair today grace thQ ,hompi at cotaparatly^ly low cost; thlB'fur-liUuta Wilt^ossess much of the íbéaür  TOiiS^f œ^Âte about, t^e .home ^ 'distinctlly^ ))leasing and cozy at* Wsphere.'" ' ^ < ' ^  'Generally speaking furniture was - made Ip the old days to confbrln with the needs of the people; the: deslgn-erS of one country borro^^rlng: from the artists of another.; Möiifö were adopted and àdfipte^, fdrelgl^iAim-ences blended with jialivo. taste's lin-til furniture designs of Tarlous coun-^ trieß, ia-many-respectsi became more or less of the sflime origin. ;; ÎNotwIth'-standing this intermixture of artistic thought and its interpretations- in woodsy ^ furniture design^, patterns, and styles of the past are now classified • according to, period and, In many instances, deslgnèrs have been accredited with their «areations.  «yeriod» and «Jksigii» A common abuse In'connection with furniture; Is the confusion o'f the titles "perifl4" and «jÎçslgn." ,To use tHô eiKpression "Queen ütone de* sign'* would be: Incorrect^'èràuse .the ^ furnlture iof^thia and/ other/similar periods "were so named merely as a tribute tO' the respective moAa^ch of the time' by the. designers who'hapr pened to live fn their day; On . the other/hand a Chippendale'cor Sheraton and reven/Duncan Phyfe; of tj^ln ; country are so called because they aré'.distinctive creations o^, individuals bearing their respective, names, and even though their desigps enjoyed great ivogue and do still ordure, ther were not lost hy the general clas . 8j|fic&t|.0n'of the monarch who adap-edHheroi/Tliese^^ to and búíld-»fs jDìf turnitùré; Iwer^ .In facti térior , déco'ratójis. They planned tí» ifchitecöi!^ getting, thft draperieëi' le color ^»chpme and furnishing^ tföither décorations : nor furnltui^  "Tiie ôùtsanding characteristics of the most TKipùlàr • of - sot-called periods iind; the ©inilture created by màsçtee designers handled ^ Colnet-Burns Furniture, Co., may be briefly 'sum-,marl2ed. \ ï' ■ ' r  Bmissaiace (Fifteenth «Oentury^r Italy) • A goiden aige of advancement in all formi of art dawned; IH ïtaly In the ^a¡rí%Í4()0.' I^ishlngs of today , that ; aré termed "Renaissant" . or \ "ít¿li|n ; ItenalssajttceV*«, a^^^ : those ■ whose deslgûs iwspëak ïhie revlyal of the' fotiiös aró orhaments of Homaii ' attd Greek ajfé cgnturleá old. ÌPhé ■carved detall and tbe ^ttt« VtopOT-tlons and masses jm charaçterlstlçB ijiât reçdér splèhtìd richnes^ to für:-^iìtùrè df this time., i  árc  &  (15Ç8-1603» Englan^) ■  , I&ijta' iá^speáfanee the liíiisáhethfin is sofliew^Ät arciiitectuitì, extreme^ íy ìiem^ye »ay HíP^W  tiiei'iwMf>dl«nllfed and lmtì^l*^  all English Ityies. : Thtf àbtiifein its cjwwÓBltldn 11^ la itp  twldnesB df its em-ïbéUlâiiinente, . lîiterjàcôd sty^P work, Sr^gB arid arabesques. HeaTjr pfB/.«UlîàraUl7. íorved jffult  äiid floral designs, masques and heraldic devices are usually apparent.  Williani W'dilary • (1689»1,7Ò2, England) ■>  A vèfy notlcea,ble icharaiçterlstlô In this furniture Is the ball effect in tabíé or chair leg and the stretchers that seem to dominate as wel^s strengthen the base. 'Phis stylTls mtwh In demand today, owing to its  ability to harmonize with "furnishings in the'average home.  fttieen Anne Jr68a¿1729, >ÍBngland) This styß' iö distiúcly Dutch In its origin, due to the Influeuce Of William of Orange and, his'Wife; •JWary. When Anne ascended! to the throne ihé demand had become unii-i-versaV lieiiça .the ,tltl?, re^^  l^arkable för its íplai»: surfaces, Ot«  nate countoür and rouiidç.d det^l;  .The legs of the caliiriets, i|J>les and chairs are of the cabriolè style, terminating In the camel: foot motif.  Chippendsàë -^ (1W1779) Thomas Chippnedale; theRésigner, was an adapter rather than a creator. His chairs and sotteees, with cabriole legs and daw and ball foot And tapered splat back were taken "from the "Dutch and same back with straight, square h.eavy. legs from the Gothic style.. His most ' béautlful creations were braamented exqi^la-Itely carved ribbons and elaborate knots due-to French InfluencCK  < ^Poat Colonial (American) , (1810-1827)  Ünconveritlorial contour, ma^sslv^ construction, and; rufefeed honesty are elements that predOÄInateMn this furniture,' Tools bédhg scarce and wood plentiful probábly^ounts for the ponderous appearance of the early :ColonliUs.r ; cabinet  makers had dduWless learned their artv in the old World, many of the designs and styles may be traced to "European period'' with French in-splratlona most prOijalnent, .^ TW can be accounted' for by:the stíong aversion to >ve^hing:: Bngllfto, which existed, at ' the clOise çï toe Revolution.  Front^ch of these cli^slc periods and^ styles present day designers adapt the best ahd without, ariy^ôac-ïlfice of'strength cbmhiné. a beauty and/utility surptisslng ; that of thé originals. TOiljiy's furniture craftsmen give period ; pieces : a daintiness of line that the productions of old did: nôt possess—à rlchness of finish îthat they^ouìd not attain. /  > Néàt^^l  " %eèk end visitors are ,one of the pleatttres tiiat. many aré compelled to fôrego 'because of the lack of an exfcΠroom guest in m^ny ^ moderti  tiomes. ' X - ■  X If-one is fprtunate enough to poa-seâà an attic, it is possiWe to trans formvtli^s bare place intona charming ijpiest room at «/small cost. . ' Sectldris of the attic mày be écreen-'^d'dff lrtth portable screens or l>l€^ched miiBlin ^ay- be uséd^wi a hwts for walls and célitìg. A painted floor, fán Inexpensive, rüg, completes the^?tOundatlbnv ' { f < %  î^r -tjie' beds,, one. mpre single itiÂtte HiioA JiospHai beds should be eíidáen, ' not sonie beji that has i»een dieeairdéd from the rëst'^df the homfe be<Àu^:lt was uncoinfombie, ' J'i .á^ttwetive hangings at the wln-¿ÍóW, ,a touch of the ss,me matérial luaedl In the lamp shade' and for pillow for the tired back, and dainty ^xQren it tlii^ bei and .dresser, cdm-: piste , ihe ^ conversion of ithe ' barrdn a camping;,.04t room, the no^ty'(if'«hleli «cannot rbtft prové sttractirç to tbo^ saert. ^  Admirers of Horne Furi  Qudfty Win Profit by. These Annual Salé 1  ' '-'WÄ  TEMPrmc PRICES  i ÄÄjIÄ  ' To maintain our devotion to orig'' Inal Coiner-Burns Ideals^ of quality, service and characterr>—to renew did friendships and establish new ones—-to offer i>ractlcal meane of economizing—each year we'Invite you. to Coiner-Burns Springtime Sale.'  If yoji are one of the myriad hdme-keepers who have benefitted >by prflft: vious events of the past you'll be all the m<|>re: appreclAtive of this; oppbfe, tupity, because you kiio^y; wliat it holds in store; Frai^^aetti thrifty, rfad pyu^^^t^ljome miinagerS'lhnVe Idokecl' forward to thi^ these pearly'redv^en-' ces aa the most important event in the year, chiefly on iccoi^t ■ of the  BCOOW  HOME OP CÖINER-'BUiMIS rróS®^ CÒ.,^gAKRIgORBTrRGi VA.  jSÖ](; Valter tEaleíghÍM^^ Máv  hc^íüiy Table Made'for (íueen r ' Elizabeth  R(»lffiSIffiECT  ^í^atr^LED m RÍCHNESS  ,' Sir - Walter Raleigh returning frotó the Spanish Main In 1597, en-,tert6lned Queen Elizabeth áboárd hls^ilitp. The'Queen éxclalmed'upon ;'the rich beauty of the wood w:lth •WhlkJi.the ship's deck was repaired. Siif Walter explained that it was "Ma ^O^aiii." .  Mi^tl the Queen .had retired, \ fte 4he Ship's Carpenter to tear out the timber and from them con-Btt]uct "'á'^ table which he presented'to the; delighted Queen. This was the ^iHfUt Jilece of furniture made of Ma-hogftjiy—i^ift to a Queen. ^-tillered Into the world of fasiilon hy!^ queenly preference. Mahogany h^^Bver since.been the royal woo^, ^dV while we know the re^^ources of tJie.'vorM müch belter than , .did Quién Elizabeth, It is a fact/that "Maliokani" is still the royal 'wood. ;E\>r ,furniture and interior decoration nothing equals it .in beauty, lohgliv-tty (itad In increasing ya^ue. ; all truly beautiful objects.  M^ogany Imprpros with age. So It pai^.^to -buy Genuine^ Mahogany. Its V^ltté-increases. It is never out of fltjrJé.-'  '.l^ielimpresslon that Mahogany is to obtain Is not borne^ out Mahogany Is shipped: fróm the|0eMrar American states» México, ^^ííi^ánd Africa. American import-mUIloiis of feet into «tlils »ever jigar.  18 scarcely a torn in your  .  f  OFHOSPiïAUlY  No ïears Need Ever Be Felt for Ee-' nowned Vii^ia Hospitality ' ^Becoming lost Art. ' SmCEBE WELCOME SINGS HERE  Spnie people have expressed the feàr that Yiiglnla's traditional hospitality Is becoming a lost art. But Virginians" smile with visions doubt-less/idenied them, for they know dif-.féréntiy.  Tfou know that 4n>your own nelgh-iïbrhood there is at _Heast: one. honve where the iatchstrlng^Is^atways out for the welcome* giifest-—and what Is n^roi wliere the guest always feeels comfortable and at home. « .  And you know-^f you have eto)3|^ ped to think—^what; it is that mak^ thèse iomes such ;çenters of ;,w.holé^~ some pleasure. Its. the way they are fùi&ishè'd.: . . '  " it Isn't that they;;re grand or im-pd^ng 'or. very expensive but just that, the tliought and taste as well as mdnW Was eipendad when tjtie furnishings were chosen.  Is your home such a gathering?  HOME ODDHEHTS NEWEST DESi^S  Pieces to Imj^ve . Appeiir&noe . of laving Booms'as Wdl b8 to Provide Added Coi^ort i 'forAU. ^ i  ABE MOST m^iSEStON  The selection o( little t^ngs for the home is Just like choosing 'the friends ope wants to''keep « lifetime. The little things in the' home are chosen "safely only when'tfaey fit-Ideas of lnd|ividujillty, restraint, comfort and economy. ' - n;' --- V  It' is not necessary for one^e home to be cluttered «with, useless . thliigs.  A visit to-v Cfalner-Bumi' jfepring Sale will, reveal many > l^ej^tlng otfjects- of beauty and airt^jbjch ire really needed In the modefvv finished home. * Thbre' are many eleyerly designed lamps, with their sUbilued xolorlnga ,that ;idd dlstlnetiplt" to. the home; a gateleg table that wouild saveunnecessary, steps ■ for. mother.  home which cannot be furnished In Mahogany; for this royal wood constantly gives never-wearing effects in both grain arid Coloring. .4t nisly be ui^d for almost'every wmrBf fUJ;-nltiire. . ' > ' ^  The bed In whl^h you sleep, the buffet which graces your dining room, ' the Grandfather's .> clock in your 'chlroiriey corner, the frame...of yfliir living room wttOi all.thee'o more, beautiful'if ijhey'are In mahogany^- And. their beauty "is lafeting;' the^paasiri» years seifylng 'only to enhance their de«ji undertones < .  And If not, why not?- Surety you realize -(hat the charm of your: dwelling place, depends' largely upo^ ita furnishings. ,  " -Then you Imow -that the^cAi^ with whleh' yo,u select your'.furn^mngs cannot be to great; It will j^y 'you best to vlEfit a st&re wliere^i^esmen will give you expert couaiBel and •you see th« b^t types of fufJltehlngs.  We speclfilfjieMn thla iiMii df jscr-vlce, giving' our pat^mSf^tJier expert .a4vlca gained through: perlehce, knd which to  select .the proper.,furnltwdijH^ijnl-! t^re-which will make%::aH homes. .  Bight now Is an'dpp6rtui^;V.n|» to furhU]^ or replenish^^ • ' itlrlcefl haven't been m lov Plan today to  .time, w at fef t  States Dean of Department of Home Economics in large UioIi%aaf School  One^thlrd of all the worklngmen in the United States'can't gd to ifoflc every day because, of poor hea|£b. and the blame lies ^Itlh the Ainerr-can housewife^ declared • Miss-: . Mary Sweeney, dean of the deparUnen6 of home economics in a Michigan echool.  Only. 61 per cent of aU^the wage earners between the ngesvof 15' and» 60 are able to finish, an «ighl^^Jhour' day of work." says Miss Syeendy; "Of these, per <ient are "physically fit, according to, niedical adenine.'  "It's'^the housewife's duty to remedy this conditions JV Poor', food-.niii-bad hei^th hablt^ are^ the greajtest factors iH poor hjeaitb and .'unf^t nefes." ' 'I " -■i'  If the hpuBewIves biit tJite  remedy-lies in the . reHable Jled i  Oil Stove. The'H^ 8tar^'wItS;M patented. feaft|r8e. he^ps ta^i^ ig^« food l^tter-^hd bet^r food heat; Therefore,. I^ed;: Stap,i;aade 'ibetter food" meana '«oodL' tteai'th."'  SEEP UP YOU&  Neglected Homes JSe^t.'îcmX;^  I.?  'ti  K J /ri  om «nd ^tl^ 'pòlfò Ä to coñdjiÍBjed,;^^^ 1.  ij i J  wond^fúl-from «nd sate lei  ( ..We're ^pw-;« ' " chapter.:'InWHo|  jChandlslng 'M f ,  ings, at tlt]is;| we are.goinc'" their whjle.  Sl¿'montha*« close—-wjiteic era '"tereré' éSi.  ^ct ,>,nfhen'"" the 'home:  this 'fiftifer ' vTl^  ■'^jO^thé' per^f I{;tencé sdf ^  sale, ai»!  Máiil^  .give, epip] T^eyiwjt; traet^dfdi djsátioñs'tí  j^r-a yy^  Pi  ß*  Home „atmosphere/ "within the four walla Pride circumscribes it and JnCi extends to all that home. ' ,,. ; '■i, ' ^-It" 'f,/ Take a keen prld« In tbe^^fw^i of your hdme; j^ojqldi^fnia.^''« o»ne 'married ' haViitit _ : lect oi öie lltae^ a Bhabbiness tl^t' that does, not rehei(!t ;td;. the owner. .' i \  Above all .keep If It Is damaged , ber"-"'  Vlä<ie.;it with a a^gdod time'to Itag^st  maay,f  phoiuj,! bles, .núirnlís^ Uüágílll   

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