Dover Daily Reporter November 2 1970 DONE

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Dover Daily Reporter November 2 1970 DONE - By MRS. HUDY PIROLOZZI Staff Correspondent...
By MRS. HUDY PIROLOZZI Staff Correspondent MINERAL CITY - "A world hs own" could be one way of describing "The Leather Loft," a unique boutique decorated With burlap doth, wood beam ceiling, suspended wagon wheels and psychedlic lighting and packed full of exciting and original leather and suede garments. garments. Creator and maker of the garments garments and-owner of the shop, located off Center st, here, is Joel Gordon, former leader of the original Velvet Crests sing- Ing group. Tired of the hassel of traveling traveling and performing in show business, Joel decided to go back to a more creative work such as the upholstery shop he had owned and operated. This time, he turned to designing, designing, creating and manufacturing manufacturing suede leather wearing apparel, apparel, Hats, purses, neck, head and arm bands, vests, shirts and mini, midi and maxi skirts as well as complete suits for men and women are but a few of the many articles for sale. Joel's store is open seven days a week, Monday through Friday from 9 to 9; Saturday from 9 to 5, and Sunday from I to 6. Co-workers and sales representatives representatives are Dave Bartos. also a former member of the Velvet Crests, and Greg Pyle who is in charge of small accessories. accessories. Clothes designed, made and sold at the boutique are "out-of- the-way originals" that are sold only in 17 major stores from Cleveland to Columbus and local stores, Daniels in New Philadelphia Philadelphia and Mustang Men's Shop in Uhrichsville. Gordon recently received the 1970 designer's award for leath- garments at a National Outer Wear and Sports Wear Assn. Show in New York City. He has been hired as exclusive exclusive designer and fashion consultant for General Split Inc. of Milwaukee, world's largest manufacturer of cowhide splits, He works as an independent designer for Jonathan Legault Originals of Montreal, Canadian Intrigue,of Montreal and New York, and High Gear of New York City. He also designs originals originals for copy for the Hide Side of st. Louis and Chola Imports of New Jersey. The copies of his originals bear hi's name. Through General Split Inc., his garments have been displayed displayed in Las Vegas, St. Louis, Toronto and Atlantic City and will be sent to. Paris for an international international boutique showing of America. Models for his clothes at vari ous style shows are his wife Sue, Mrs. Jim (Fran) Hane of here, and Linda Lewis o Sandy ville. The Gordons have three chil dren, Jo Lene, 10; Randy, 9, and Jeff, 6. Blaze damages He'town residence By MRS. SALLY DUFFY Telephone 498-8088 NEWCOMERSTOWN - A fire that caused major damage to the home of K.J. McCants on E. State rd. Sunday morning was apparently ignited by faulty wiring wiring over the front porch light and had been burning for some time before it was discovered at 9:22 a.m. The McCants and their son, Kenny were having breakfast when a neighbor, W. A. Rogers, informed them there was smoke coming from the roof. The son had heard a noise in the wall earlier, but McCants thought it was a mouse or the heating system, system, Apparently the noise was the fire. There was major damage to the roof and upstairs as well as the contents. The damage was covered by insurance. Youth Center trustees met Sunday, Di'scussion was held on the Center fund drive, which starts this month, and on purchasing purchasing a new game. A dance was tentatively planned for Nov. 27. Next meeting will be Dec. 6. * Mrs. Paul Frye will show slides of her two mission trips to Haiti at a missionary meeting in Scriptural Holmess Church Wednesday at 7;30 p.m. * Crusaders of Foursquare Gospel Gospel Church met Sunday night. Rev. and Mrs. Orlan Robinson, Eastern District missionary conference workers, showed slides of Jamaica. Mrs. Christman Christman will be in charge next week. •*' Girl Scout leaders made plans for the annual Girl Scout Christmas Christmas Shop when they met in Christ United Methodist Church Friday morning. The shop, featuring hand made gift and decorative items, home baked goods, home made candy and crafts done by the girls, will be in the Reeves Bank Community room. It will be open from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec, 12. Leaders showed and discussed projects their girls will do for the shop. Mrs. Don Stevens, troop orga nizer, reported on two new Brownie Troops organized and said a total of 233 girls are now registered in the scouting pro gram in Newcomerstown. Mrs. Charles Knight presided and announced a Girt Scout Council meeting will be held Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stark County Historical Society. Tw delegates and two alternates ar elected from each neighborhoo( and seniors are invited. She als< announced a craft fair adults Nov. 19 and a basic lead ership training course Nov. 10 12, 17 and 24 in Dover First! Methodist Church. Pins will be presented to new leaders Nov. 27 at the regular meeting, * Wolf Homemakers will meet Wednesday morning with Mrs. Will Hinds of River st, A covered covered dish dinner will be served at noon. * Mrs. Virgil Dull of Canton spent Saturday with Mrs, Grace Gibbons of Church st, here, Thefts reported Gary Reese of 405 W. 15th st. reported to Dover police Sunday night that a stereo tape player was removed from his auto while it was parked in the 200 block of N. Tuscarawas av. Jerry Warner of 305 E. 3rd st. reported Sunday that a short wave radio was stolen from his residence sometime Saturday. Police are investigating both incidents. incidents. on New during them ing sued. They Robert ter 44, of ver, lip P. Mar gers, yette, and Howe Kaiser, tew 8:02 ported of aged

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The Daily Reporter (Dover, Ohio)02 Nov 1970, MonPage 11
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