Steubenville Herald Star (Newspaper) - January 4, 1967, Steubenville, Ohio
Antiquing ^ Helps Couples Decorate Voices PriJe
^ ^ ^ In GaleSattered Boat
Wednesday, January 4, 19C7 HERALD-STAR
By AILEEN SNODDY
Newspaper Enterprise Assn.
NEW YORK - (NEA) -Walking into a furniture store and selecting suites of furniture for a new home Ls “instant decorating" for many newlv married couples. In mast cases, it also is “instant debt."
With decorating trends, though, there is no reason whv a young couple cannot have something old, something new —just as the bride did when she marched to the altar.
The new, of course, represents certain essential pieces often selected ui the period style, such as French provincial, the young couple wants to plive with. The old fills in until the budget allows new purchases.
SCROUNGING for attic castoffs and battered furniture from the second - hand and ]unk shops is fun. Many couples find it more profitable decoratively than they ever dreamed such buying could be.
Odds - and-ends furniture, often from the ’20s and ’30s, are the making of interesting “one- of-a-kind" pieces. Proper refinishing of such finds is the key to their successful use in any room.
F'ortunately, painted furniture a la French or American colonial is near the top of the sophisticated decorator’s list. So antiquing kits are blossoming.
WHEN SELECTING furniture to be refinished, always check it for sturdiness and consider what its end use will be. Measure old desks, tables, mirrors or comer cabinets to see that
COI.OR MATCHED. Treasure.s in the rough (inset) wind up as a co-ordinated color-matched group (right) through little effort. Set was antiqued (lefti with a spray kit. Note mirror in inset was removed from bracket.
painted and hung. Bracket, also painted, now serves as umbrella and coat rack. New aerosol antiquing spray requires less work because surface does not require stripping, just cleaning.
STAMFORD. Conn. (AP) - two of the men aboard The The skipper of the storm-bat- Cotswold stood by until the tered yawl Petrel, disabled in a Coast Guard cutter Tamaroa ar-freeziiig Atlantic gale for 48 rived and took the Petrel under hours, has voiced confidence tow.
and pride in the 70-foot ship. | The cutter took the yacht toi Gordon Van -Nes. 26, son of Montauk Point where the Cape the vessel's owner, Hans Van Fairweather, a smaller cutter, 'Nes of Yonkers. N.Y., said Tues-,took over the tow Tuesday day: “She took quite a beating, morning and brought the dis-but she held up." abled ship and three of its|
He added, however: “Our crewmen to Stamford. j
rush to get the boat ready re- With Van Nes and Conway In suited in certain oversights. If Stamford was Theodore Shettlerl I had it to do over again. I d of Oberlin. Ohio, Both he and I see to It that the bilges were'Van .Nes are students at West-I clean.” ccn Reserve University Medical
It was debris in the bilges School. I
which clogged the pumps as the crew of seven men and three,^
«•omBi, incUldiní three Ohioans, 11^ J)'
IstraigM to keep the craft Oh», and John Osmond, 24, o(
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ailoat. j , . .
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The Petrel Wt Stamford Dec,
“• ™ make the eniise again "In Ihe
:into Ute storm 260 m, es sonth- „ ¡,.3
east of New York City. Early „¡H the ill.
'Friday Van Nes radioed for 'help. A rope had fouled the Iship’s propellers, the mainsail wa.s torn, the mizzen mast was .broken, the pumps failed to operate, and the crew began bailing by hand.
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Icanded in Now York City byj cutter Tamaroa were!
Jackson .«aid the ill-fated voyage “taught us a lot about sailing."
Said Osmond. “I'm glad I've through this experience, but I hooe 1 never go through it again,”
The women aboard the yawl
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be “The Coast Guard got a plane Marv Shapiro, 17, of Yon-ex-out to us about an hour after Heidi Van Nes, 17, also.
they won’t overwhelm the Then a final glaze coat is ap- ways consider what may
room. plied and this is wiped down done to correct faults. For v.- ..........-...... - - ■
To save time when refinish- antiquing effect desired, ample, a small handsaw takes our May Day (.SOS), said Bar- Vonkcrs, and .Mrs. Conway, wife
ing an inexpensive find, select' Colors are important when care of excess decoration and ry Conway of Bermuda, a pro- t^e navigator,
an antiquing spray kit that re-oouples work for an antiquated yet such cutting does not dam-f^ssional seaman who sailed as^ The three women were
quires little more than surface look and the major ones to con-age the basic good lines of a the Petrel’s navigatw. ^ ibrought to Norfolk, Va.. by the. cleaning to remove traces of sider are rustic red, colonial piece. ' But for two days and nights, Cotswold. as w’ere Curtis Bailey;
wax, grease and dirt. Light blue, Grecian olive, .Aztec goid.j Usually the only tools need- the yawl drifted helplessly in of Toledo. Ohio, and Tom Korn-sanding removes all rough antique white and classic olive, ed with an antiquing kit are a 35-knot winds, rain and snow.Irumph, a graduate student at spots. Spray on a coat and let When salvaging furniture to screwdriver to replace drawer The first help to arrive was the the University of Chicago. Bail-
'it dry for 24 hours. Don’t rush fill in a room and add a very hardware, scissors, a stapler—.British freighter Cotswold ey is a medical student at
the drying for best results, special touch to the home, al-and imaginaüon. i which took the three women and I Western Reserve.
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.'Mr. and Mrs. Harold Glov’er entertained several guests at a New Year’s Eve party.
Mike Vasbinder entertained a number of teen-age guests at a New Year's Eve party at tlie home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Vasbinder.
Mr. and Mrs. William Mag-ers entertained guests at their home New Year’s Eve.
Student Recognition Day was observed at Drummond Church with students home from college conducting the morning worship service.
John Keesey was organist. The call to Worship was given by Ray Nichols. Elizabeth As-pcnwall and John Keesey sang “New Years is the Day" with Paige West accompanying at the piano.
John Tabacchi read the scripture. Gary Mallernee gave the Pastoral prayer. Addresses were given by Paige West, Jon Berlin and Jean Mikesell. Gary Mallernee gave the benediction.
There is no basic difference between conservative and liberal Republicans. I am not a liberal, a moderate, or a con-siTvative. I’m just a Republican. Put the other way, I am a liberal, a conservative, and a progressive. — Michigan Gov. George Romney.
Men of faith know that throughout history, the crimes committed in liberty’s name have bef'n exceeded only by those committed in God’s name. — Virginia Crov. Mills E. Godwin Jr.. on a crackdown on the Ku Klux Klan.
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