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PAGE TWO BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 21. 11*1 Eyes, Teeth Should Examined Medical Consultant Says Visit to Family's Doctor Is • Wise Precaution Hew fall clothes are mighty Important to the school chad's emotional welfare and comfort, says Or, Alfred. M. ' Hellmnn, medical con- •UMant to the Health Information Mundation. protection against the wear and tear brought by the new academic term, and. also against dtoease, art vital to his physical . veil being. ocnooia are now being put in order. Teachers are readying new sets •I lessens for the year. School will ••ready for children, cut will the •bildren be ready for school? Preparation for the new term is never complete until the children fcav« bad a complete and competent physical check up. The child who tt under par physically can- •ot be expected to do his best in •ehool. Long absences from class due to frequently avoidable illness«. interfere with the child's progress. Many children are muuuuizea •gainst communicable diseases Before they are a year old. out the duration of the protection varies with different children. Booster ahotg are sometime required. The family physician Li the one to determine this. Vft F»milv Doctor While some schools provide pny- nical examinations for all pupils, it is best wherever possible lor parent* u> muke arrangements tor their school-bound youngsters to have a thorough checkup oy the family physician. As an annual, even semi-annual practice, there is nothing parents can do that is •riser. Schools also, in many instances provide for dental and eye exam- Inationt. but here again, it is oest for them to be examined by the family- dentist while the eye test depends in large measure on who makes it. Best bet is a thorougn examination by the eye doctor, be- lore. not alter the strain of school •work makes trouble. Today's parents are wonderfully fortunate with respect to the advantages offered in the protection ol the health of their children by tcience. Take this matter of the care ot teeth. Fluoridation or water supplies as a means of preventing tooth decay has reached the point where dentists agree children whose teeth are 'so protected show Teduced dental decay and also tend to retain their teeth longer. Fluorine treatments by the lam- By dentist are suggested in areas where fluoridation of water is not provided. In any event a regular prr-schod checkup by the dentist. »Kh * 'reminder trom him to the youngsters about dental care, always pays off in the end. Wmlth The Sniffles fell mothers lack memory of •olds suffered by children last winter, which always prompt them to leiolve that next year something 'is going to be done the moment the youngster shows up with a sniffle. This » an excellent resolution «lnce many serious and some contagious diseases begin with" cold- like symptoms. Prolonged "sniffles" which may be suffered even before winter arrives, demand the attention of the doctor, if parents want to be sure of avoiding complications. JTobably the best of all protection for the good health of the school criild is a healthy, well balanced diet and plenty of undisturbed sleep. Teen-Age Tastes Are What Starts New Fads New Fashions Conspiring to Help Girls Be Thrifty and We!I Dressed ROBERTA WJUJAMS . |blne into » down different ca*She's nerer raunted by a new Jad because it's more than likely she's Newsworthy are the important new skirts which are c rolling her sweater sleeves. She can monopolize the phone discussing her outfit for tomorrow's game. Yes. she's the high schooler—the teen ager—and this Is her way o! growing up, developing tastes, her' femininity, and becoming a lady. Her resourcefulness is unlimited, and taking a tip from her older coed sister, she's planning to be a neater, more dressed up little gal when she goes back to the high scnool campus this' year. And fall back to school fashion Is conspiring to help her and Incidentally, mother's budget and the drain on the allowance dad's given her. for separates are the thing 1 And what is more adaptable to he'.' notion Of group Individuality than sweaters and skirts and blouses and accessories that she can com- Name Topes Be sure to sew regular camp tttmc tapes on all articles of clothing before returning to- school. Iri this way . laundry loads and "swapped" garment! will be certain to lind their my back to the right person. Children iboult be seen, not hurt, fchool will reopen soon. Drive New Fall Lines For Young Girls At LaBelle Shop Nationally advertised line* for girls just learning their ABC's and their older high school and collide campus sisters will be featured in Whitsitt's new Jail lines. Keuiemo^ruig lost winter's rigurtt, six-year-old Donna Day. who will be a first grade sudent at Lange School this year (above i tries on a wool coat and slacks outfit by Little Princess. 1'he oruwn, in the Drown and wlutc checked coat, matches the slacks. Maccmng cueck trim on the wool oat sets off the costume. With iUS. W. D. Howard, oviina inspects a red wool coat which is matched rw red slacks. The coat is trimmed w'ich brown beaver. ill piiovo at ngnt. oue mine's at the left. 1 and Lue Owen model smart and practical corduroy suit? Ot goto curaurwy. uiv- j«olc is modeled atuyr ttie Eisenhower jacket. The twins will be in Junior High this year. Whitsiu's La Belle Shop ha» stocked tall clothes from such lines as westway. Johnnie Lee of California, Joseph Love, Johnston of Dallas, sweaters by Newport. Touraine Sportswear »nd Penny hats for ages 7 to 12. her age group. New Sham Pockets For instance, plaids hiwe a gar new outlook. Typical are the live shadow plaids and the glen plaid* that have been reduced u> the sl*e of checks. Greys loom large in the skirt fashion picture, in a gradation of tones that varies from the lightest of mist to the densest ot smoke grey. Slim skirts are dressed up with sham pockets flaps at the hips, buttons that run down the side or across the front directly beneath the waist band, with slits or tiny pleats placed at the hem for striding comfort as well as decorative purposes. Pull skirts are feminine can be with pleats that run all around. The skirt and jacket of the classic suit that is fast becoming a 'must" on every teen tiger's back to school list, can^ now be selected individually or as a more traditional unit. "• The suit can go to doss, to football games or on a date. The skirt can be teamed with sweaters and blouses and the Jacket also can serve as a smart contrast and warmth provider to other skirt*, slacks or pedal pushers. BUT Style Moose* Classic, long sleeve, boy-style shirt blouses in solid or'fine stripe pastels, look pert and right for every type of skirt, jumper and even suits. Blouses, with ballooning short sleeves or no sleeves at all, in neutral shades, such as navy or grey, can serve as perfect fashion accents to school or date skirU. Even the beloved short and long sleeve slip-on and Cardigan sweaters have refreshed outlooks for the coming school .year. Many come i in colors dyed-to-match skirts and (dresses. Cardigans appear with rounded bolero contours and short j sleeves while others arc decorated 'with woven crest designs. And slip- ons can be had in a sleeveless fash-- ion. So, at we finger-tips of the teen ager is a wonderful assortment of new clothes that makes smart fashion sense and Js ready to meet tbe requirements of her active life. TRAFFIC SAFETY CONTEST .School children will vie during the ?ear for awards sponsored by the AAA to hammer home trie Idea of traffic safety. They will engage in a contest to design the _be»t traffic salety poster. Accessories Will Prove Sclmol Girls Best Friends In Going Back to Class; They Will Add Fresh Charm Newest dote time separates come in gaily printed velveteen that has the took and feel of velvet. The separates can be combined with solid-tone tops or akirtt or kept M a single pattern unit. That accessories are a school. anything with great chic around girl's best friends' is a more posi- i the campus. tive fact than ever, this year, for newest gloves, hats, handsbags and belts promise to act as fond pals with whatever she wears for class or campus. Colors 'are 'bright. Styles are exuberant. All are given a fresh charm. Take gloves, for example. Cotton and string knits and cotton and nylon fabric shorties come In the vivid colors, associated with anklets and bows. Fabric gloves have novel styling such as leather accents on the palms, fourchettes and band tops or demure wrap-around scallops that turn over on the side of the small finger. Ore* hats, visor brim caps. cloches and pillboxes all shout color. too. For there are bold red and green denims and corduroys. There are trimmings of gaily colored suede cloth, grey flannels to maich suits, dresses and shirts and favored plaids to complement newest schooltime ensembles. Brims are squared off. scooped out or rolled up to flatter pretty young faces. While backs are shallow or non-existent to make the most of a longer hair-do. New handbagi reach to the colors of the rainbow for inspiration, and an built for toiing everything and New proportions and new ornaments foe belts are colorful In themselves. Wide, one and a half to two inches, is the new dictum for leather styles. Make believe fur belts, will dress up basic dresses and skirts. Electric Irons on College Gift List A group ot college boys who wtre asked what they would like to have as going-back-to-campui yifts surprised their questioners recently by including electric irotxs high o n their lists, "Saves a h>t of bills for pressing that we e*ua do ourselves," Wiis the ex phi nation. -Portable radjoe and typewriters, new luggage, electric shavers, cameras, and travel tits, were outranked only oy — you've gue**ed it — H car ot their own.' IDENTIFY POSSESSIONS Why not use colored crayon markings on youngsttrs' .clothes to help them identify their own belongings? Such crayon marks, when pressed' with not irons, remain through nwuerouf wa&ning* in toot CLASSIC CAMPUS SITUATION presents boy plus girl plus books Also classic lor high school, or college are their Norwegian moccasin*, called -pronto*" at somt girls' schools. Her's, as shown here, reflect a new Pall variation cut clown at the sides, by Sandier Hie, MB original Flortheim.