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ccietif MISS JOSEPHINE REAY Society Editor SMORGASBORD SCHEDULE - Mrs. Byron E. Van Arsdale, left, food procurement chairman, ond Mrs. Lloyd M. Hulbert, right, co-chairman with Mrs. William A. Throop for the Contemporary club's smorgasbord set for Friday, make a check-list of food contributions to the special summer event. Planned especially as on evening "extra" for those planning to attend the Redlands Bov/I "Mikado" production that evening, serving will be from 5 to 7 p. m. in the cool downstairs area of the clubhouse. Vine and Fourth streets. The public is invited to enjoy the wide variety^of home cooked foods and tickets are available from club board members, downtown at City Florist and Galr's and will also be available at the door. Countess Boss Of Swedish Factory By GAY PAULEY UPl Women's Editor RIPSA, Sweden (UPI) —Ripsa is a small village set in the heart of Southeast Sweden's farming and forestry country. But its reputation is a large one among textile people in many parts of the world. At a factory in this out-of-the- way place, with a population of 250, are produced hand woven wools worked into casual clothes sold in Western Europe and across the U.S.A. Christian Dior was one of the first customers of the firm bossed by the Countess Ebba von Eckermann, a tall, handsome woman in her early 40's. The firm was organized officially in 1952, although the countess already had been busy with textiles. In an interview, she told how she started the production of at-home clothes, ski and after-ski pullovers, skirts and other casual wear—all designed by her and all dyed in the clear, bright colors she specifies. Reporters Visit She talked as she held an in^ formal fashion show on the lawn of the manor house of the family's 6,000 acre estate. The visitors were a group of reporters from The United States, Canada, Jap an, Brazil and several Western European countries. They were on a two weeks tour of Scandinavia as guests of Scandinavian Airlines System, and the tourist * associations of Norway, Sweden and Denmark. "This area always has done fine weaving," said the countess "My husband and I settled in Ripsa in 1945 and while he farmed and timbered the land his family has owned for five generations began with some of the local to make fabrics for GIFT IDEAS "If "Old World" ART in this covered jar from Italy. (Metal with burnished finish) Deep Golds or blacks $17.95 Matching Ash troy -..$ 5.95 Cigarette Holder $ 3.50 Gift Department furnitura corp«l drep«ri«s dteorativ* Mrvk* HALES 121 •. state redlands py 3-5665 residents mother. "My mother is the Countess Marg von Schwerin, a couturier in Stockholm. She's been in business since 1927. The crown princ ess of Norway was one of her early customers. "I was supplying mother with yard goods for suits, but afraid I'd drown her with fabrics, began to make some lap robes. I'd already been doing a few as gifts for friends." In 1950, her husband went to the United States on a reforestation study and she went along with a group of the robes to show stores. She returned to the village, which is about 60 miles southeast of Stockholm, with a batch of orders. Turning to clothes was the next logical step and now the countess also is making scatter rugs. Her husband explained that "nothmg goes to waste. We make the carpels from scraps. The buyers snap up the rugs for their homes, not for their stores." The countess employs 50 people — 40 who work in a tidy factory on the estate. Some of the young women who are not from the village live on one floor of the spacious white concrete manor house. One section of the house also has been turned into a styling workroom. As the business has grown, so has the demand from local residents for her to open a weaving school. She's already in the second year of an experiment en rolling teen-age girls in sort of a charm school. They learn cooking, correct dress, manners and such. "The weaving school will have to wait until I can find the space, she said. "And, the time." Designer's Long Skhf Bid Gets Cold Reception We, the Women By RUTH MILLETT, A woman whose hair is starting to turn gray can't afford NOT to dye it, says a representative of one of the country's leading hair dye manufacturers. She claims a woman owes it to her husband to keep the silver threads from among the gold because, if husband and wife are about the same age the man caji say to himself, "Well, my wife's as old as I am and she looks good ... I must look good, too." Though her words are an out- and-out sales pitch, there's a lot of truth to them. A man doesn't have to worry too much about a receding hair- ne and a widenmg girth if his wife works hard at the job of staying young, keeping her girlish figure and refusing to settle for gray hair. If, by making a supreme effort, a woman can manage to look 10 years younger than she is, her husband can assume one of two things: 1—His friends will figure he is as young as his wife looks — and only looks older because of the heavy responsibilities he carries. 2—He can figure that if some people DO thmk he is older than his wife, they'll thmk he is to be envied for having a wife who is 10 years younger than he is. So, either way he's the wmner. But it's entirely different with women. No woman figures she is anything but a loser if her husband, who is the same age as she is, somehow manages to carry the years so much better that he is the one who looks 10 years younger. So that's another good reason for a wife's doing her utmost to By ALINE MOSBY United Press Internationa PARIS (UPI) — Designer Jacqes Heim's long-skirt bomb- shee is a dud, American buyers said today. After Heim opened the fall-winter Paris fashion shows Monday, a cross-section of merchandising experts from New York indicated almost complete indifference. The e.\perts conceded that the new heavy tweed walking suits and knee-high boots that are blossoming all over Paris could stand a skirt about an inch or two lower than usual. But otherwise, the buyers said, they have no intention of stocking department stores this fail with longer skirts that will force a worldwide wardrobe overhaul. "I didn't like the long Heim skirts. Women never will wear them, not this year, anyway," commented one New York fabric manufacturer at a party given by the Dior Salon for designer Marc Bohan Monday night. The head of a leading New York department store, however, confessed that the real reason the long skirts will not be adopted by stores is not consideration of women, but the fact that Heim is "not a pacesetter." "Balenciaga, Givenchy, Dior and, to some extent. Yves St. Laurent set the style" he ex plained. In other words, women's legs are not out of the woods until the Givenchy-Balenciaga-D i o r votes are in within the week. But if Heim's long sWrts are thumbed down, the "covered leg" and tweedy look appeared here to stay, possibly because Balenciaga introduced it with knee-h i g h suede boots last Printer. Heim, Jacques Esterel and Louis Feraud all showed knee-high leg coverings Monday. Heim's were in ocelot, zdjra and other furs or fake furs, and flat heeled. He showed them with mid-calf narrow tweed skirts topped with waist-length loose jackets. His full-skirted and belted tweed coats with fur-edged hoods were accompanied by ankle-high bootlets in matching tweeds. Feraud's eye-opener was a red and blue tweed coat with a col lar and half-lining of fuzzy Mon golian goat fur dyed red. The mannequin wore shiny red knee- high boots. Newly Married Samuel Isabells Feted At Party Newly married Sharon Wiese and Samuel Isabell were feted on the return from their honeymoon July 14 at a reception for 35 relatives and close friends at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerald H. Wiese, 154 MuUvihiU street. Dee De Mirjyn, a childhood friend of Sharon's, opened the gifts and cut the tiered bride's cake. Mrs. Jean Wiese, aunt of the bride, served the punch and Mrs, Sonja D'AlIesandro, Sharon's cousin, registered the gifts and circulated the guest book. Attending from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wiese and Sydney of Pacoima, Mr. and Mrs. Ralf* Wiese of Inglewood. Mr. and BIrs. Frank D'AlIesandro and family of Inglewood, Mr. and Mrs. Chet Noblet of Orange and Mr. and BIrs. Bill Donaldson of Yucaipa. The newlyweds are now at home at 661 Shatto place in Los Angeles until December when they will move to San Diego. Sharon is a 1961 graduate of Redlands High schol and the bridegroom graduated from Wheatland High school in Wyom ing that same year. He is now serving with the U.S. .\avy, stationed at North Island Naval Mr Station, San Diego. The double ring nuptial cere mony was performed July 5 in the Little Chapel of the Flowers, Las Vegas, Nevada. The bride's mother witnessed the rites. The couple then spent five days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Isabell Jr. in ^Vheatland, Wyoming, where they were honored by family and friends at a reception. Chris Morgens Here For Visit Christopher Warren Blorgens, son of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Warren Morgens, 424 West Olive avenue, is spending his first summer here since 1958 and is enjoying renewing his acquaintance with many of his former classmates at Smiley School. While his father was stationed with tlie Air Force in Paris, Chris had many unusual experiences. He joined the French Boy Scouts and camped with them in a forest in Alsace. He also attended another French camp in the mountains south of Grenoble and a Swiss camp in the Alps. He skied at Garmisch and Berchtesgaden and traveled with his family in Spain and Italy. He saw a Shakespeare play at Stratford-on-Avon and Blolierc plays at the Comedie Francaise in Paris. Because of his training under Wilbur Schowalter in the Trinity Episcopal Church choir in Red lands, Chris was able to join the children's chorus of the Paris Opera and was paid six francs ($1.20) each time he sang in an opera performance at that famous theatre. He saw Queen Elizabeth in her horse-drawn coach in London and General de Gaulle, Khrushchev and President Eisenhower on the Champs Elysees. He attended a French public school for three years and then won a scholarship which enabled him to enter Phillips Exeter Acad emy at Exeter, New Hampshire. Chris is now in summer school at Redlands High and plans to return to Exeter for his third year in September. Yucaipa P.N.G. Club Honors Charter Member look younger than her husband, even if she isn't. By doing so she is sure to please her husband. By not managing to look younger than she is, she is sure to make herself miserable. There's just no getting around it — a wife has to stay young for two. Q—The bidding has been: South West Korth East I A Pass 2V Pass 4* Pass 5 4^ Pass S» Pass S« Pass ? Yon, South, hold: 4AKQJ8ie V3 iAGS 483 What do you do? • A—Bid six spades. JTonr partner has siened off, bnt TOnr spades are solid and he did io- vile Uie slam contract. TODArS QOESnON Instead ol bidding five spades your partner iumps to six. What do jrou do? Answer Tonmrew A surprise courtesy for Lucy E. Warren, a 25-year member of Yu caipa Rebekah Lodge, preceded the recent meeting of the Past Noble Grands club at the home of Viola Haddock. Elsie York and Pauline Jobes were co-hostesses. Mrs. Jobes, past noble grand, presented a monetary gift and a corsage to Mrs. Warren, noting that she was a charter member of the club. Nomination and election of of ficers was the major business of the day. Jessie Gumey was elcted president; Rose Grub, vice president; Zanabel Browne, treasurer; Mrs. Gumey, secretary; Freda Voyles, chaplain. A report of the Bfental Health club noted that each Thursday there will be meetings at the Calimesa clubhouse with several different organizations of the valley cooperating. A card party was announced for September 25 at Grange HalL Assembly delegates Emma Smith and Viola Haddock revealed plans for a benefit at a later date. The annual P.N.G. club dinner was scheduled for August 21 at 7 p.m. at San Gorgonio Inn with Cholas Petersen and Freda Voyles as committe chaumen. Birthdays of Alice Prozeller and Lucy Bliss were also noted during the meeting. Present, in addition to members abready named, were Adele Conly, Marjorie Lasater, Fannie Hampton, Nora Blitchell, Grace Blatula. Jessie Woodruff, Louise Burdet, Nettie Havlen, Mae Nicholson, Vera Pope, Lucy Bliss, Pearl Halloran, Irene Hardwick, Betty Vian, Roann Goodman, Lula Minor and Dorothea Dolch. Not Too Warm You'll find a lightweight wool or cotton coat a good summer investment There'll be many a cool evening before the season is over. Golden Age Club Plans Luncheon, Election Election of officers is scheduled for the Thursday afternoon meeting of Mentone's Golden Age club in Mentone Woman's clubhouse. Buihdays for July will be celebrated at this meeting which will include a salad luncheon starting at 12:30. Members are reminded to bring their own table service as well as a salad. Hostesses last week were Mrs. Charles A. Stanley and BIrs. W. H. Kadell. The club decided not to meet during August. The schedule will resume September S. Word was received that former member BIrs. L. G. Haby is at the City of Hope for surgery and that Mrs. Hugh Kirby, now in Canada on vacation, is recovering from surgery. Club member Bliss Emily Dauten will leave soon to visit her parents in New York state- Orchestra, Violinist At Bowl Tonight The second orchestral concert of the summer season will be presented this evening at Redlands Bowl with Harry Farbman directing the Redlands Bowl Symphony Orchestra in a program to start at 8:15. Soloist will be Berl Senofsky, violinist and current director of a master class at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara. BIr. Senofsky will join the orchestra to perform the Brahms Concertoin D. Blajor. Mr. Farbman has also pro­ gramed Weber's "Oberon" Overture, the Bach-Luck Air for G String and Rimsky-Korsakoff's "Capriceio Espagnol". Community singing at 7:30 will precede the concert. Wilbur Schowalter is sing director with Ruth Grinnell Fowler at the piano. Redlands Daily Facts Tuesday, July 23, 1963 - 3 Beta Sigma Phi Council To Meet In San Diego Redlands chapters of Beta Sigma Phi international sorority win send members to the bimonthly meeting of Blission California Council of the sorority next Sunday in San Diego. The breakfast will be at 10 a.m in the Village Assembly of Vacation Village Hotel on West Mission Bay. Hosiess chapter is Xi Eta Eigma. San Diego, whose president, BIrs. Harry L. Pearson, is general chairman of the event. The theme, "Happy Landing", will be noted in deocorations and in the dress of the hostesses. Texas Lone Star Club Roundup Sunday Texas Lone Star club will have its annual round-up Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Perris Hill Park, San Bernardino, cast side on Highland avenue. Both old and new members are invited and there will he election of officers. Volunter leaders are needed to carry on the work of the club according to Eunice Hill, chairman, 34080 !3 Avenue J, Yucaipa. A basket dinner is planned for 5 p.m. and music, singing, games ; and prizes will be on the enter- Blrs. William J. Bryan of Riv- tainment program, erside. Council president. wiU con-i Tcxans invited to bring duct the business meeting and a| a basket of food table service program will be presented by two] fjid f!?.<:!!f;i?^ P"^"'"^^ make-up artists and beauty consultants. Redlands chapters sending representatives are Iota Tau, Zeta the beverages. Rho, Xi Delta Bho, Xi Theta Beta and Xi Kappa Alpha. DOWNTOWN REDUNDS SAN BERNARDINO BIVEIWIDB REOLANCS What kind of a Knit Are You? Whatever "your knrt" . . . you'll find a Huddle- spun will fit in your scheme of things . . . young elegant styles, now so coordinated you can mix up 0 botch blindfolded and come up chic every time! Pure zephyr wool in block, charcoal, green or brown. Sizes 8 to 16, 34 to 40. V-neck pullover with flora! trim, $10.98 • • • lines up smoothly with slim skirt, $10.98. Slim skirt, $10.98, with sleeveless floral detailed shell, $8.98 . . . topped with ripe rose cardigan, $13.98- SPORTSWEAR - 2nd FLOOR - HARRIS' C

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