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July 12, 1973

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& Mrs. Dale Newport The Journal, Thursday, July 12, 1973 - 7 Quilting Scheduled Nimble fingers and patience Consumers Need to Know will take State Fair of Oklahoma visitors back in time at the mar- athon 120-hour quilting bee this by LEE LANDIS falls according to Sandy Saunders, State Fair managing director. Americans love appliances, maker's instructions. The All Fair-goers in the Hob- Today they use over one bil- most frequent causes Of bles, Arts and Crafts Building lion. according to the First breakdowns in washing ms- who stopandexpressaninterestNational City Bank of New chines are: overloading or will be asked to Join the quilt- ~ uneven loading ; too much ing bee and will receive in-York. In fact. the average struction from members of the person is custodian of thou- soap; things left in pockets such as nails, hairpins or Edmond Extension Homemak- sands of dollars worth of ers Club, co-sponsors of thelarge and small appliances,sharp objects that damage event. The Club will operateNo wonder problems crop up the mechanism. the qulltin~g bee 12 hours daily from time to time. In dryers the trouble- the entire ten-day run of the All too often appliances makers are not setting the Fair. Saunders noted, "Recent particularly the small ones, right temperature for the years have spawned a revivalare bought haphazardly, Be-fabric, and overloading. of interest In this ancient era- cause they are relatively in- In refrigerators, defrost- broidery art which dates back expensive, many customers ing with a sharp instrument thousands of years. In the ab- do not save the guarantees,or not defrosting often sence of central heat, earlynor do they read the instruc- enough, overloading, and too American women made quilt- tions carefully, much jiggling of the temper- ed undergarments, as well asThe Better Business Bu- ature setting are reasons fog other clothing items and blan- kets. The Fair is pleased toreau says that many con- failure to function correctly. offer this unique quilting bee sumer complaints about ap- Before buying a major ap- to the public, for the relax- pliances are due to "abuse,pliance~ it is wise to acquaint ation and companionship it of- misuse, lack of knowledge yourself with the new rea- rers." about the appliance or the tures, functions and prices This faiFs Fair dates are exl~ctation of performance September 21-30 in Oklahomabeyo nd capabilities." yf_. i~hb0Pa City. Almost 40 percent of serv- Don't Forget! ice calls are said to be un- The amount of revenue necessary simply because sharing a community receives instructions were not fol- may depend on accurate an- lowed. Checking to be sure swers made on line 33 and 34 the appliance is plugged in or )n the Federal income tax that the house circuit fuse is form which asks for your not blown should be a 'must' principal place of residence, before you make a service call. This will help the govern- It's important not to over- merit determine the popula-load circuits, and appliances tin cunt fr the revenue shuld be kept clean' lied .! ~:-~.~.. ~,~ ~ sharing distribution formula, and adjusted according to the Dr. & Mrs. R.K. Ewing / cruise to Cap Haitlen, San Juan, St. Thomas on board the M/S Skyward of Norwegian Carribean Part of a recent Florida vacation for Wanda and and Dr. and Mrs. R.K. Swing. fillS ue Machinery now the delight of and antique highlighted at the Steam. Thresh- atfl~mls, Judy 27- event will fen- of anti- Operating With threshing of farm " that runs the slowest ! Operators of some steam-powered ve- hicles will perform sttmts with" their machines on the teeter- totter and steam-,engine incline. Scheduled for 2 p,m. each day is a grand parade of all the old- time machines, including many antique autosthat will also be on exhibit. Wood ~awing. An mill on utilize steam shingles activities in- engine race, with to the machine Bluegrass bands will provide Saturday entertainment. The Bee is held at the Land- wehr farm, 3 miles west of Waudcomls. Concessions will be available, and free camping Is permitted on the farm. Daily admission is $I per person, with children under 12 years ~ree. DOWNTOWN and STUDENT UNION REDUCTIONS OF.. e every ep stillwater l lt'tl fol4