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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1927, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE TUESDAY SEPT 6 1927 New Lamps Old Lamps of Washday Banished Forever Why struggle along with an old fashioned antidated or worn out washer when you can enjoy the full efficiency of a washer like the ONE MINUTE WASHER A J i By MARJORIE HOWE DIXON Electricity has certainly boon a boon to the industry of lamp making Yho problem of constructing a delicate end filmy shade that would not catcii lire trom the light was a very real ene in the days of gas lighting and arller still in the days ot kerosene lamps We have not gotten entirely away from kerosene lamps They still serve heir useful purpose where electricity is not available and perversely enough are being revived and electri led for use in the most modern o homes Old Rlass bases and flower painted howls on their bronze standards are being hunted out and shades to fit them aro benjj studied so that a Vie lorian interior may be correct In Every detail Old Bottles for Lamps The vogue for collecting old bot tles of all shapes has caused another prose o our lampmaking A Jolly fat bottle of clear colored glass is tilled with water a proper top to fit it is added and then it la crowned with a pleated shade tied with cord or ribbon Made in this fashion was a perfect beauty of a lamp The bottle was a bluo the color one sees on a fresh plum The pleated shade was of a paler blue with a darker band ot the same color On examination it was discovered that the shade wasmade ot draftsmans tracing cloth which has a fins glazed surface v This lamp when lighted was more than satisfying Uses Grass Candlestick An electric lamp that would fit in with a Colonial interior was a brass candlestick with a thumb bolder A glass chimney protected the electric bulb Other old types ot lighting that are being revived aro sconces and lan terns The sconces arc made of cop retleetors til shiny tin or mirrors are sometimes a feature ot these Lanterns every Uincl are being called forth from attics and carriage houses Carriage lanterns are elec trified for porches hanging lanterns of old typesare suspended Intloors and out and ships lanterns are par ticular treasures In a boys room with one oE Howard Pyles Inimitable pirates a port light and beyond a starboard light would add to the pro per spirit of romance Polished steel is used for the stand ards of bridge lamps Parchment shades usually complete these the shade selected for its design with a view to the period of the room Prints are very good on parchment shades But nn 1B20 print should not go in a Victorian room nor one from Godeys Ladies Book In a Colonial room v Pottery bases with gay colorful de signs from Italy France and Czecho slovakia wear parchment shades too On the shades clever artists copy the uesigns oC the base with all their vigor and merry color Japanese papers are pleated for some shades Old papers with fine ornamentation are used the same way Gay shades are surely possible to everyone when so many interesting papers arc being manufactured Twin for Dresser Twin lamps fill a special need every now and then A long library table may bo appropriately lighted by Chinese vases wired for lamps Each ias its teakwood base and its Bilk shade designed to carry out the color ind feeling of the standard Twin lamps are pretty on a draped dresser case Tall slim candlesticks ot glass with shades to harmonize with the drapes on the table aro very lovely Small figurines are also used on dress ng tables tor dainty lamps Lamps stand in a curious position They uhould bo seen and yet not seen They should fit in so beautl Cully with their surroundings that one docs not notice them And yet each lamp should be seen for its own sake is as a light tt should offer plemsant flow and unlighted it should be worth looking at aa one detail InUhnt ensemble of esthetic pleasures that forms the perfect in lerior The One Minute will wash the finest garments of the sheerest fabric as well as the heaviest you can trust it You will be surprised how the One Minute simply sails through a washing In a jiffy you can wash out a few handker chiefs or other small pieces ami the biggest family wash even to blankets and small rugs is done in no It takes experience to build a washer like the One Minute com pany with over 27 years of successful washer making have put alkof their experience into creating and producing this new Model 60 Never has so much washer value and true worth been offered at anywhere near this price Let us show you this new washer I Shoes to Be More Shapely In mens footwear the first dlstin1 guishlng style change in noted in tho shape oC the toe or last From dag ger point confinement of years ago to box car width ot recently the toes have been given more and more room to wiggle around in But now with out sacrificing the least bit ot com fort the lasts are going to follow the custom lines that create a moVe shape ly shoe theballoon too has achieved such a wide acceptance that it Is still going to be mighty popu lar In collegiate circles an eminent stylo authority reports the prevalence ot a spade toe willi a sharp extension at the outer ball point Lasts may come and lasts may go but the medium roundtoed blucher will always last forever Its a good looking comfortable serviceable style that makes friends with young and keeps them Color Question Considered So much for the lasts Now well consider the color question The splurge that man allowed himself in high yellows is to be controlled and subdued For darker colors are tho thing this fall In fact it is estimated that blacks will occupy first place In color selections To the yejlows that used to be a slight touch ot red has been added and tho tans have been toned down or up as you will have it to a lot of new shades of brown Because colors have been darkened it seems as It the designers have seized upon this as an excuse to ob tain dlstlnctivcness by a combination o colors and leathern At a recent eastern stylo show two numbers re ceived a lot ot attention One was R black calf oxford with a grey leather trimming and the other was a natty Stand Vacant A small Want Ad in the GlobeGazette will rent it in a few days The same is true about your Rooms Call Miss AdTaker Phone 28 t Just arrived from the big One Minute factory at Newton Iowa our first allotment of their latest model washers The most sensational value in the history of the washing machine in dustry You have long waited for it It is the answer to the house holds call for a full size uptothe minute electric washer Moderate Price reat production facilities make possible this new value in elec tric washers We urge every woman whether she owns a washer or not to see this machine The experience of many years make it outstanding in electric washing machine ability and PRICE Every fpature an attractive one including the price A full ca pacity family in and machine you will be proud to own SPECIAL INTRO DUCTORY SALE NOW ON SEE THE DEMONSTRATION A full capacity so compact that it occupies little space The new flexible turbinat or does the wosh ing See this great improvement Oxfords will predom MASON CITYS COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS affair oC twotone browns The bright er color combines have been left for Uie sport shoes The pinklngs and perforations that ornament the shoe have changed somewhat also The custom beginning to show the oldfashioned j wing tip and on the balloon too the trend is away from the heavy pink inp and perforations of past seasons toward neater stitching effects Naturally with tho coming of colder weather the shoes will be somewhat a grain leathers inate altho youll be strictly in style if comfort commands you to wear a high shoe Official Recommendation As officially repprtcd by the styles committee of the National Shoe Re tailers association the following Is recommended for fall and winter wear For genera wear oxfords will pre dominate In darker tans and blacks The leathers will be calfskins Brains and kids with the lasts running to brogues balloons and in the higher grade shoes somewhat narrower toes For Informal evening wear oxfords again with the plain or tipped toe Dull leathers will be more prominent and the heels will be shapely onea of leather The lasts will be confined to the medium and brogue types For formal wear the patent leather lightweight plain toe close trimmed shapely heel ot leather will be the smart thing In general let It be noted that the correct pair of shoes does much to enhance ones them with a have a pair for each vonll be shoe style correct 4 ;