The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 21, 1968 · Page 67
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 67

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Thursday, November 21, 1968
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2-Downtown Section, Thura., Nov. 21. 18 I ShopDowntownAndFly FREE To Europe I i i I I I I i i i i and find unbeatable price and quality. Or, if you win the trip compare Downtown values in Europe. You'll find Downtown was the place to shop. The trip contest closes midnight, Nov. 25th. How would you like to do a little comparison shopping? Like shop Downtown West Palm Beach then fly to one of Europe's most glamorous shopping cities? Sound unlikely? It's not. When you shop downtown West Pal n Beach during the big Pre-Holiday Event on Thursday, Friday and Saturday YOU may be that lucky couple who will win an all-expense paid trip to Europe. If you are the lucky winners you'll stay at the best hotel for four days and go shopping and sightseeing. You'll fly Air Bahamas' Boeing 707 jet to Luxembourg, with all travel arrangements made for you by Brook's Universal Travel Agency the reservation center for the Palm Beaches. Pick up your entry blank at any of your favorite Downtown participating merchants or write your name on a slip of paper and give it to your favorite Downtown merchant. And you may find yourself up, up and away! ; As the saying goes Downtown West Palm Beach "Is the best place to shop after all" and they'll prove it to you during the big Downtown Pre-Holiday Event with values galore this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All participating stores will be open until 9 p.m. both Thursday and Friday. Even if you don't win the free trip to Europe you can't lose on this event. Compare values i i i i i , - v lie y.2 " "P tr I I i Quick Miat did you give your family for Christmas last year? Don't remember? Bet they don't either. This year, get them somethingthey will remember next year. And for the rest of their lives. A Baldwin piano. Come in today and look over our wide selection of styles and finishes. A free Christmas Song Book is yours, too. Special Christmas Purchase Flans available. Plane available. i i i I I I I i Neckties Have Been Around Awhile M r I w 1 " . Mm J :I l. ,'foi . By NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WASHINGTON When 17th-century Croatian soldiers marched into battle wearing knotted scarves around their necks, they unwittingly gave birth to an enduring male fashion the necktie. In 1968, Americans alone will spend a record half-billion dollars for some 285 million ties of their choice. They may range from a 59-cent clip-on to an elegant silk foulard at $25, the National Geographic Society says. Growing in popularity are STIRRING SIGHT is a view of scenic Lake Como from the Villa d'Este, one of the world's most famous hotels. The picturesque village nestled in the hills bordering the lake in northern Italy, with the flag floating lazily over all, is enough to quicken the pulse of the average observer. SALE! FOR WOMEN ONLY . . . WHO STILL ENJOY WEARING HIGH HEELS part of the male wardrobe for the last 300 years. In the mld-17th century, Parisian dandies adopted the flowing linen scarf worn by Croats in the royal army. The new neckware was called "cravat" after the originators, and it remained popular a long time. Citizens of the French Republic began wearing huge, bright-colored cravats to designate political affiliations just as today's club ties identify members of sports clubs, fraternal groups, commercial firms, or military regiments. The old school tie is a way of life in England. By the early 19th-century, fashion called for elaborate silk cravats that sometimes took two hours to tie. The "Gordlan" knot, one of a hundred knot variations, was so complicated that it had to be cut from the neck. An enterprising Paris gentleman even gave a 16-lesson course on how to tie cravats. the ultra-wide ties of the Mod Generation. Neckties that glow with brilliant flowers and psychedelic patterns contribute to the current "bold look" In clothing fashion. TIES VS. TURTLENECKS At least one fashion his to-rian, however, thinks ties are on their way out. "It's gone already for ordinary walking about," observes Dr. James Laver, curator emeritus of London's Victoria and Albert Museum, "and I think it's gone already for the young men." One threat to the reign of the necktie is the turtleneck sweater. But the high-collar substitute isn't always as acceptable. "If a man comes Into my restaurant in a turtleneck," says an executive at a posh New York club, "we supply him with a tie and ask him to wear it; otherwise we refuse to seat him." 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OCEUjV Solid State Wa I kie Talkie PRE-HOLIDAY $ 67 Reg. $14.99 Tricot downs and Peignor Sets LADIES GOWNS: Waltz length in fine easy-care acetate and nylon tricot with sheer overlays. Fancy trim. Pastels; sizes S-M-L. mi Modern design unit has wide range speaker microphone, dependable solid state circuit powered by a 9 volt battery (included), secure wrist loop. (297 fttg. $3.99 SHOP NOW AND SAVE CHRISTMAS VALUE SHEAFFER DESK SET WITH 1 CARTRIDGE PEN AND 1 WHITE DOT BALL POINT PEN EXCEllO' Spray Steam & Dry Iron 77 3L3 PEIGNOR SETS: Lace-trimmed nylon tricot topped with matching short-sleeved sheer peignoir. Pastel shades; sizes S-M-L. (397 R.fl. $5.99 00 Reg. $14.99 No-stkk Teflon coated sole-plate and 38 steam vents for perfect pressing. Pushbutton spray-as-you-go ironing. Fingertip temperature control, large easy-fill front opening, floating cord mount. 8 W MO REGULAR PRICE 1! Designer Style Handbags EXCEUA' Professional PORTABLE TYPEWRITER CLEANING SPECIAL SAVE $$$-3 DAYS ONLY Thursday, Friday and Saturday ONLY November 21, 22 & 23. We will "pressure clean, lubricate, clean rubber parts, inspect and install a new cotton ribbon" for only 387 Ktg. tf.99 Hair Dryer 1977 Reg. $29.99 $2.95 We Carry The Complete Line Of TYPEWRITERS ADO $1.50 for electric portables SORRY, NO pick-up or delivery on this portable typewriter cleaning. 332 Evernia Street West Palm Beach, Fla. 120 vents for faster drying at your choice of 5 heaU. Large hood adjusts easily to desired height. Whisper-quiet motor. Folds into compact self-carrier. Stylish top quality leather-look vinyl in alligator, Saffian, or calf grain. All fully lined, with zip pockets and compartments even glove sections. See vagabonds, pouches, satchels, envelopes, fitted with fine quality frames and locks. Single, double, luggage, and novelty style handles. Black, brown, navy, tan. EXCLUSIVE AT . . . 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