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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - July 18, 1975, Bedford, Pennsylvania
2 july Bedford socially in and around the Village from rags to Shack to chalet with a woman touch by Eleanor Howsare theres a Swiss chalet in the Allegheny in another part of the Flowers Bloom from a con Crete Wall drab and dowdy houses Are transformed into inviting inside and As women put their imaginations to creating Low Cost decorating projects vary from the simplest bathroom window treatment to elaborate exterior and Max Brubaker remodeler an old dilapidated House near Egolf Brubaker and her husband both planned the a replica of a Swiss inside and Nedra did most of the including the intricate Swiss designs on the windows and she also treated the Plank siding on the outside of the Home with tinted before it was in she and her husband Are both employed full time As but Nedra still finds time to refinish floors and tend her numerous Flower including a Rose Garden with a make slipcovers and and she makes most of the clothes for herself and two another woman who has not confined her creativity to Interior decoration is Ethel Chalmer Walter of Osterburg she makes her own Kitchen chair covers and sofa and also does most of the other Interior decorating in her i do All my own she and i make my own paste with vinegar and one reason she cites for making her own Kitchen chair covers because i got tired of spending Money on buying covers that Tore out right she used to make platted braided but she says she Doest make them anymore because theres too much work combined in she also has a collection of Dresser scarves that she has people used to embroider before they had plastic Dresser she sex Many creative homemakers like Ethel do most of the Interior work on their but she May be the Only one who can make Flowers Bloom from a Concrete Wall Ethel Chalmer Walter of Osterburg re decided to do something about the Bare Walls at the foundation of her located just off route 220 near with a paint Brush and her Lively she soon had vibrant red Flowers Blooming from the con Crete ethels flair for daring decorating int confined to her i really love she and it looks As though Shell have them wherever she if Shes doing the her car sports a Row of Flowers on the a hand painted plaque on the front bumper and a beaded radio Antenna see one woman View dream House from a woman designs by Beth Gray ask a woman How shed design a Home and youll Likely not get a description of any Home yet for most hear Gloria Are planned by men who eat and sleep there and Wear a path Between their chairs and to complain of How the Gar Bage smells and wonder Why their Golf clubs Are buried behind the Winter a Box of stuff for the salvation army and a stack of old picture allow a woman to design a Home in which she must work and the effect could be Start at the Back which would be so hidden that guests could never find it for the Back door invariably enters the that stronghold of Muddy old clothes wrinkled school Crummy pet overused grocery Cartons smelly in my Kitchen placed strategically by someone for ready Access by bears a big underlined with an Arrow pointing in the opposite theres just so much a woman can do with an old once inside the appearances would change the Kitchen sink would be butted by a much lower one where always perpetually thirsty youngsters could tend to their own no More of this opening the cupboard doors below the getting a toehold on the climbing up for a Glass of water and splashing the contents on the floor when the toehold loses its Popsicle and ice Cream would be stored in the refrigerator at a mothers knee level or a Jatima Arm w there my jape instance that the Washer and clothes dryer remain in the kit Chen they he expertly closeted behind floor towelling doors so that both the crumpled accumulation and Sweet but wrinkled collection could be concealed from everyone i who knows when a House burglar might locate that Back but better Why not place the laundry in the bedroom bathroom Vicinity where most of Cru miness originates and on to the dining its the Only suitable location for a for the Kitchen which within a Short time will grip every Cook and pan wont leave her until she gets out of the if meals Are served within the confines of the Mother will invariable gulp Down her food from simple habit of but allow her to move to a quieter dining room setting and Shell Likely rejoin the human which is no race at All compared with the Kitchen living rooms should be planned for just so theres need for a suitable receptacle to catch old newspapers and torn magazines along with a trap door into which toys can be Flung so that exit in the playroom facilities that would make the onslaught on company much less every couple that chosen to have children ought to have suitably sound proofed and preferably Handy to a bedrooms have been Pas singly designed in the past but More attention might be paid to space allotted for any Man who Ever stretched across a double bed and attempted to Jam the covers Between the sideboard and a Wall would henceforward provide bed space in bathrooms need bathtubs on Many a Mother has grown calloused Knees from scrubbing out the the biggest Boon to womanhood in a House might be a padded Replete with ail her such As full Rolls of cellophane toothpaste tubes squeezed Only from the Bottom and an endless Supply of sharpened pencils and notepaper beside her and shed be the Only one with a a few years she decided the foundation of her House looked so she painted vibrant potted Flowers on the exterior a striking backdrop for her Lush Flower Garden in the ethels love of Flowers is evident in each of her decorating not Only at but also wherever she she has even included her car As a Media for her artwork rows of Flowers Bloom across the Hood and beads adorn the radio Antenna the front bumper sports a hand painted a design she made anything goes when ethels creative urge takes she has another As unique As her daring and dramatic she plays a musical saw the saw was a Christmas gift from her several years she says i saw someone playing one on i mentioned that id like to try and then Chalmer got me one saw for she says it Only took her a few Days to learn to play a tune and since then she has played numerous con certs to entertain she can play but usually accompanies other provided or from the radio or record economical Doit yourself decorating Doest require the special talents of a saw playing musician or the extra skill of a in any room where cleaning is not a Wall decor is limited Only by the Bounds of a homemakers childrens treasured pain Tings can be rescued from the toy Box with a Little wallpaper Bare Walls become an instant Art in addition to providing a Topnotch conversation this novel approach to Wall covering encourages the children to take Pride in their Home and in their they Are More Likely to become involved in other aspects of maybe even cleaning up if they Are allowed to have a part in another advantage for the children is that they May put More Effort into their work if they con Sider that it May find a place in the Wilson Martz elected Wilson Martz an employee of Standard was recently elected to serve As vice membership in the misstate chapter of the american production inventory control Harley Region Iii vice was in charge of the installation held at Boalsburg country pics is a professional tuned in by Lydia Bloom with the Energy shortage we offer these instructions for washing clothing As it was done before washing just of today fabrics would never take when we found this old it brought Back the memory of grandmother doing the family laundry in exactly this recent for Washin clothes Bild fire in backyard to Heet Kettle of Rane set tubs so Smoak wont blow in eyes if wind is shave one Hole cake lie Sope in Bilin sort make 3 1 pile 1 pile 1 pile Werk britches and Stur floor in cold water to then thin Down with Bilin rub duty spots on scrub then rub cull ered but dont just Rench and take White things out of Kettel with Broom blew and Speed tee towels on hang old rags on pore Rench water in Flower scrub porch with Dopey turn tubs upside go put on clean hair with Side brew cup of set and rest and Rock a spell and count some parents have found the display method an effective Way to encourage children to put Forth their Best efforts in school such As tests and the Childs Best efforts Are displayed on the refrigerator with decorative and the display is revised periodically As the child brings Home More Good Wall murals offer a dramatic but very Inex pensive Challenge in artistic homemakers May choose to paint an original design or but the same effect can be achieved without any special artistic with a Little time and a Magazine picture or other print can be enlarged and Adap Iod to the draw horizontal and Diagonal lines to make even squares on the probably about one half Inch depending on the size of the and Mark an equal number of farther to form an equal number of but on the Mark lightly so the guidelines can be removed when the sketch is then with a copy the print onto the Square by until the design is for the it is probably Best to Start with a Small rather than to try to cover an entire Small jars of assorted colors of poster paints and a pint of Flat White Wall paint will probably be enough to finish even a Large to make a Little paint go a Long first thin the Flat Wall paint with water about one part water to eight parts then pour a portion of the White paint into another Container and tint it by adding poster a Little at a stirring continually to achieve the Shade a Scenic mural is especially effective in minimizing the confining appearance of a narrow hallway or engaged Betty Lamburn and Wilford Lamburn of Alum Bank wish to announce the engagement of their to Bruce son of and Raymond Monroe Shankle of miss Lamburn is a 1975 graduate of Chestnut Ridge High Shankle is a 1972 graduate of Chestnut Ridge High the couple plans an August 16 or cheerleaders receive award Chestnut Ridge cheerleaders won two rib awarded for excellent team at a cheerleaders workshop held recently at Robert Morris the girls Learned new pompom crowd control and mounts and a min tramp and other cheer leading they also participated in a Talent show and presented a Pep the conducted by nationwide cheerleaders association of attracted 200 girls from several the following girls participated from Chestnut Ridge High school Brenda Jayne Karen Kelly Kelly Deanna Sheri Kim Shull and Sandy rid Gettes name winners Fishertown a twirling has announced winners of groceries in a contest it sponsored Lynn Fickes of Osterburg won top prize while the second award was presented to Pete Miller of once upon a time there was a brow Shingle House on route 326 near Egolf Park that was one of the ugliest eyesores in Bedford Max and Nedra Brubaker moved they planned an original exterior there is another advantage to painting your first mural in a Hall or any area primarily used for getting from one room to minor goofs Arent As noticeable where people will be just walking if you plan to paint a dining area or living room this project would probably require More painstaking Effort toward perfection in such people would probably have a better Opportunity to study the a different window treat in lieu of can give a More spacious appearance to a very Small such As a bathroom or powder if the View is and privacy is no strings of beads can be Hung from a Rod designed especially for that or a narrow strip of fabric can be draped to Franie the to maintain a Light filtering window Shade can be fringes or lace trim can be added for extra if the View from such a window is like the roof of the porch from a transom or the Wall of the House next the window can be permanently covered with a Sheet of textured sold at decorating to simulate frosted the window will still admit in the Light will be in and the icy appearance of the covered Glass belies the fact that the Glass stays warmer in Winter if you have a very Large or a very Small or and new floor covering seems to pose a financial dont design and did most of the work themselves to create the charming replica of a Swiss chalet shown Brubaker not Only did much of the work to renovate the in but she also did most of the exterior and she Overlook the possibility of a few carpet tiles or carpet shabby floor tiles can be painted with Latex epoxy paint if you dont want to invest in the Cost and labor of installing a new if you have Wal Towall carpet that has become worn in heavy traffic you can make a design using coordinating remnants or carpet simply Cut out the worn area and install the new Section with double faced colourful decorative stencils and a Lively imagination can revive even the most drab or damaged Hardwood hallways or there Are at least two ways to have throw rugs or area rugs that Cost next to you can use fabric left Over from sewing projects Andor Good fabric from old clothing or Cut in to make braided rugs like grandma used to another Way is to enlist the help of a carpet ask if you May collect any samples remnants he wants to dispose and sew the together to make a Patchwork several classrooms in schools throughout the county Are using colourful area rugs that have been made from samples and a traditional Way to use scraps of fabric is to make a quilt for the but if you dont have enough or enough you May want to consider making Little quilts to be used As pot a toaster chair a Tablecloth or even fabric scraps can also be treated the Plank siding with stain and creosote before it was the Little dog on the Brick porch probably want part of the decorating but it makes an appropriate addition for a veterinarians used to double the life of a stained or scorched Kitchen a Tablecloth or other fabric simply Cut out a shape Large enough to cover the spot and applique the design Over the the same procedure can hide a Hole and makes the item Good enough to use when company if a fitted Sheet has become too worn to use on the mat it can be used under the As a cover for the Box the worn out Middle wont and the Sheet May be just the thing you need to protect new Box Springs or hide an old for a quieter carpet scraps or remnants can be glued underneath shelves to muffle the Clang and Clatter of pots and More carpet underneath suspended Kitchen even under the table surface and under chair is a surprisingly yet out of sight Way to help eliminate ear jarring Kitchen most of the decorating projects described above Are suggestions from Bedford county and Many of the tips Are original Only a few women wer but they agreed that key ingredients in successful decorating Are imagination and the ability to be none of the women seemed to be discouraged by a Low keeping expenses to a minimum seemed to encourage ingenuity As Well As help avoid costly one woman remarked that working within a tight budget is More it makes you think harder to figure out How to get the result you Carol Jordan wed recently Peters roman Catholic Saratoga was the setting for the marriage of Carol Jordan to Lynnwood will on june the noon nuptial ceremony was performed by the Harry the daughter of and Augustus Jordan of 75 Madison Saratoga was Given in marriage by her the bridegroom is the son of William Koontz of new Enterprise re 1 and the late Henry the Bride wore a gown of organza with Venise lace accenting the High neckline and sheer the Aline skirt was styled with a Chapel length train edged with Venise a Camelot Cap of Matching lace held three tiers of illusion the Bride carried a Cascade bouquet of White roses and baby Donna Jordan of Saratoga sister of the was maid of Honor in a sleeveless gown of White eyelet Over yellow a Matching jacket and a yellow picture hat trimmed with yellow illusion veiling completed her she carried a White Basket filled with White and Green Pom daisies and baby accented with a yellow bridesmaids were Lynda Rowe of Jeanne Eddy and Theresa both of Saratoga their gowns were styled of White eyelet Over mint their hats were styled to match the one worn by the maid of and they carried baskets with the same Floral Marlin gathers of Audubon was Best Lynnwood will Ushers were Richard Walter of James Lohr of Manns Choice and Roger sides of the reception following the ceremony was held at pandas Starlight Saratoga the newlyweds will make their Home at the Cobblestone Square cob Helstone after a wedding trip to Ber a1971 Alumna of Peters Saratoga the Bride attended the state University agricultural and technical College at and graduated from Spencer business prior to her she was employed As a Secretary at Lane Metal products Ballston the bridegroom graduated in 1967 from Chestnut Ridge High school and received a a degree from Point Park in he is employed by Lane Metal products As a representative for the Central new York
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