The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 18, 1968 · Page 15
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 15

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Palm Beach Post, Monday, Nov. 18, 196813 It's Christmas Seal Time r$. rs r- Goodwill And Breath For All! is just that. Except that both Ruths, who have been friends for more than 20 years, are taking a bit of goodnatured kidding about it. "Some say it's more line a pregnant pheasant." admits Ruth Shepard. "But that's all right, as long as it's productive for our cause". It goes to show you can't discourage good workers like the women involved in the BY VEDA GRAVES Staff Writer Palm Beach County's honorary chairman for the 1968 Christmas Seal campaign. Miss Ruth Ransom, and her professional associate in the effort. Mrs. Ruth L. Shepard. have a favorite song for the holidays. It's "A Partridge in a Pear Tree." The design on the 1968 Seal Breath of Life campaign of the Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association of Southeast Florida. The seals are mailed traditionally to almost everyone. Some 121.000 appeals in the area, and 90.000 in the county. This year the association and its volunteers hope to surpass last year's returns of $119,000 in the area. Emphasis of the appeal is emphysema, a lung-crippling disease, asthma, bronchitis and tuberculosis. Funds received are used for education, research, health careers in this specific field, development of breathing clinics, and encouragement of "clean air activities." Miss Ransom and her volunteers, who come in daily for a variety of tasks besides mailings, will breathe more easily if each one who receives a mailing sends in even a modest amount. Miss Ransom, a retired registered nurse from the Palm Beach County Health department, where she was the director of nursing, was ap pointed by George Boutwell. chairman of the campaign committee for the southeast Florida association. She has been cited for her work in public 'health service by the county commissioners. She has been an able and charming spokesman for public health and nursing, and active nationally in her proles-sion. In 1957 she was one of a small group of Florida nurses attending an international council in Rome. Upon her return, she helped broaden the public image of the public health nurse. A member of the First Presbyterian Church of West Palm Beach, she has appeared before church and clubs. She came to the county originally to work, with agricultural migrants. Her compassion for them led her into development of public health nursing services. If anyone feels neglected because they haven't received a mailing of seals, or wishes to help with service, they may call or drop a card to the headquarters at 615 Iris St.. West Palm Beach. VOLUNTEERS INDISPENSABLE - What Betty L. Brown, Miss Sandra Kessler, Mrs. Edith would the TRASEF office in West Palm Beach, P. Gruber, Mrs. Gertrude Wertz, Mrs. Eleanor at 615 Iris, do without such volunteer effort as L. Livingston and Miss Elizabeth A. Plitt. those pictured. They are, (left to right), Mrs. The Smart Set The Golden Greek And Bride Off And Away To London Town A SHIFT NEED NEW FLOORS? call FLOORING COMPANY GRIFFIN SUPERVISING - Two good friends personally and professionally, Ruth L. Shepard, (standing), and Ruth Ransom, plan and carry out the Palm Beach county promotion for the Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease association. Slim Classes Slated By SUZY ONASSIS and his bride, the former Jackie Kennedy, left Greece yesterday for the first time since their wedding on Oct. 20. Even though the golden Greek controls Olympic Airways, the couple flew from Southern Blvd. at Lake Ave. 832-7561 Free Estimates YMCA building on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 8:30 to 10 p.m. 5.88 $7.88 - $9.88 $11.88 AM) IP The YMCA of the Palm Beaches has opened a Slim-nastic Class for women who are interested in exercising and swimming as methods of developing body motor action and coordination. The class is held in the GET MORE TO WEAR FOR THE HOLIDAYS 3 ' 4 In Lab Worth-911 N. Dixie Hwy. In Ft. Lauderdale 2450 E. Commercial Blvd. T"7J Vt hen Shopping Use P-T Classified In Boca Raton - 493 N.E. 20th St. and St. Armands Key, Sarasota colored, gold and white chintz mingle in a cathedral-ceiling-ed drawing room where one entire wall of glass overlooks the Potomac. Dozens of posed and unposed pictures of the entire Kennedy clan are part of the over-all decor Pillows practically cover the three couches and two love seats in the drawing room. There are deep purple draperies in the library and a stone fireplace which is really used. Joan Kennedy likes to combine early American antiques with European period ones for an effect of freedomand individuality. (Besides, she looks absolutely beautiful with all that blond hair spread over the raccoon pillows. ) Rafael Ramos Cobian, the biggest film distributor, exhibitor and theater owner in the Caribbean reaches, and his darling Dutch wife, Juliette, gave a party at Washington's International Club for Greek Actor Theo Roubanis and his darling English wife, nee Lady Sarah Spencer-Churchill, daughter of the Duke of Marlborough. Theo and Sarah were in Washington for a special screening of his new film (he stars and directs). It's a Greek-Byzantine scorcher called "lmperiale," purported to smoke up the screen with torrid love scenes. It will be released early in 1969. Among the guests at the party were Perle Mesta, Assistant Chief of Protocol George Abell, the Dutch Ambassador and Mrs. Carl. W. A. Schurrman, the Mexican Ambassador and Mrs. Hugo Athens to London in a chartered twin jet British-built. The 62-year-old multimillionaire has two days of business meetings scheduled in London, while Jackie will take in the museums, or something. Business permitting, they will weekend with Jackie's sister, Lee Radziwill, and her husband. Stanislas (Stash) Radziwill. at their country house at Henley-on-Thames. Monday, Jackie is scheduled to come home to her apartment on Fifth Ave. for a reunion with her children, Caroline and John Kennedy. And she'll be flying a Pan Am plane without Ari. He has to tie up that $400,000,000 deal he has going with the Greek government. Heaven will just have to wait. Friends also speculated that Jackie is returning to the States to visit her first husband's grave at Arlington on Nov. 22, fifth anniversary of President Kennedy's assassi-natin. Meanwhile, back in our nation's capital, Joan Kennedy has almost finished decorating the bilevel multibalconied residence she and Sen. Teddy Kennedy moved into last March. The new house, located in the Washington suburb of McLean, Va., hard by Ethel Kennedy's sprawling estate, Hickory Hill, is puffing with pillows. The library, for instance, has three purple and blue plaid couches heaped with fox and raccoon pillows for comfort and coziness. The formality of white damask and the informality of salmon- mm. &VjRti&t&x mm?, mmmm Mrs. Donna Grisham: Came Down From DRESS-SIZE 14 NEW SIZE 10 WLY 15 VIS NO Holiday Craft Classes Open For Registration AT THE ELAINE POWERS FIGURE SALONS Before SPECIAL PURCHASE! nue and Okeechobee Boulevard, beginning Friday at 1:30 p.m. For further information call 833-6633, ext. 278. Wednesday, the department will offer a five-week course in intermediate Bridge in Cur-rie Park at 7:30 p.m. The course is for people who have already mastered elementary bridge, played the game, and want to become better players. For further information and to register call 833-9238 between 1 and 5 p.m. weekdays. The West Palm Beach Recreation Department has no intention of rushing the season, but it is later than you think as far as Christmas projects and decorations are concerned. For this reason, the department is offering a class called "Holiday Craft" which will last five weeks each week a new Christmas project will be started. Reservations are necessary for the class which will be held at the Howard Park Arts and Crafts Center, Lake Ave SINGER FASHION FABRICS f J Ifnrf- ; ft : m 1 Mow you can sew up a dream dress for the holidays at an undreamed of price with these special purchase fabrics from Singer. Belle Fleur Brocade. Textured acetate brocade has beautiful all-overflowerpattern. 55 acetate, 45 textured acetate. 4445" wide. Bonded Lace. The elegance of lace overlay combined with the sewing ease of bonding. 54 cotton, 41 acetate, 5 nylon on 100, a acetate tricot backing. 3536" wide. After I J) s fry I n f j . y Originally98 yd. Mrs. Grisham AFTER HER ELAINE POWERS Program . . . 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