Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 21, 1976 · Page 20
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Western Clothier to the Stars By Stephen Fox LOS ANGELES (AP) When Elton John met the Queen, he picked out a little outfit by Nudie for the occasion. Later, he sent over a photo inscribed "Hi Nudie, recognize the suit?" Nudie, who acknowledges ho other name, is Western-style clothier to the stars, the original rhinestone cowboy, now marking his 30th year in business. Probably the most expensive suit was for Elvis — $10,000. Of course, David Cassidy's embroidered leather boots with the neon lights must have set him back some, too. "The best thing in the world is to go into your own business — tailoring — and wear your own clothes. If you don't sell 'em, at least you can wear 'em," said Nudie, whose tastes run to diamond-encrusted belt buckles —,$3,000 — gold medallions — $5,200 — and a silver d o 1 1 a r-studded Cadillac —$61,000. It's hard to decide how to list Nudie's customers. If you did it alphabetically, you might start with the rock group America, work your way through Bob Dylan. Glen Campbell, William Holden. Lee Marvin, Steve McQueen and perhaps end with John Wayne. If you subdivided then) into rock groups, you'd have to count New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Rolling Stones and The Grateful Dead. 21 Tlmef Herald, Carroll, la. Wednetday, April 21, 1976 '•"•"•••""MmMMniit.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,.. Of course, the Country & Western list might be longer, since it would include Hank Williams (Senior and Junior), Tex Williams. Tom T. Hall, Roger Miller, Jimmy Dean. Porter Waggoner and Merle Haggard on the male vocalist side only, with Dolly Parton. Jeannie C. Reilly and Tammy Wynette heading the list of female country stars. The cowboy clothier is from Brooklyn, and "always kind of liked horses. Even when I was a kid, I used to fool around with horses and I always wanted to wear Western clothes. I knew a little bit about tailoring, so I figured this (the business) would be a good chance." Nudie declines to reveal his age, but admits to working as a film cutter in Hollywood in 1918, going on to bit parts in .silent films and later the wardrobe business in New York. He later returned to California, started making Western suits in his garage in 1946 and "immediately got business from knowing people who were in show business." Although Nudie is famous for clothing movie stars, he also deals with the man on the street, who he refers to as a "pedestrian." "We dp suits for pedestrians and anyone else who wants to dress like a cowboy," said Nudie. Nudie said the increasing popularity of country and Western music has also helped his business. "There was a time when country music was ignored, laughed at, "he said. Train Police Wives to Help in Malaysia By Hari S. Maniam KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Some wives of policemen in Malaysia are being trained to help defend police stations in rural areas against guerrilla attacks. Home Affairs minister Grazali Shafie suggested wives of policemen learn to handle weapons at police stations, expecially in remote areas where reinforcements at times of attack are slow in coming. Chief police officers of all states have been ordered to start the training, said deputy director of police management Borhan Bin Huntom. An attractive 30-year-old wife of a policeman in a rural area. Hanim Mokhtar, said, "I like to learn to handle the arms because my husband's life is in danger both on and off duty. Many of us want to be more actively involved in our husbands' jobs and this is an excellent opportunity." Zainah Zainal Abidin, wife of a senior police officer, said, "We read about policemen being gunned down in front of their families. If the wives knew how to use firearms they could fight back. " There are about 40.000 policemen in the country and another 27,000 expected to be recruited in the next four years. More than half the policemen are married. The move is a result of a commemorative celebration in Bukit Kepong. a village of palm-leaved huts and 1.000 people about 100 miles south of Kuala Lumpur. It was the site of a fierce battle with guerrillas in 1950 in which wives of the policemen played an important role manning guns. A three-hour attack by 200 guerrillas resulted in 11 policemen, two wives and two children being killed before reinforcements arrived. Mariam Binti Ibrahim, 49, who was then a young wife of 23, said, "As soon as my husband was killed in action I picked up his rifle and began firing at the guerrillas. "Together with other wives of policemen, we managed to keep the enemy at bay." Yusuf Rono, a policeman who survived the attack, said the wives fighting with them inspired them to fight on. 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