The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1951 · Page 10
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7AGZ TOUR BLYTHEVILIE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY AUGUST 21, 1H1 FootHealtt StartsWith Perfect Fit . Quality and Craft Plus Fashions; Childs* Likes Are the Guides Combining the three factors most fcnportant to choosing back to •ctaool fashions lor children this year is going to be easy and pleas- wit for parents who realize that a good understanding of their re- •quirernents is basic to fitting them exit properly for 'he return to •tasses. These three factors, in uie order «< their importance we: first, perfect fit, to insure foot health; second, quality of materials and workmanship, both important to budget M well as 'foot health, und third, fashion, which plays a significant part in shaping the mental •tlitude of the school boy or girl. , Fortunately fashion in school footwear this year offers a wide •election from which to make •hoices that please children within the framework of what mother or dad insist be chosen for health and •conomy factors. Back to school fashions in foot»ear for this fall are right in step wrth grown up styles, for the most part. Except for heel height daughter's shoe fe most like mother's. And color- brighten the picture all ^> and down the age ladder. Western Influent* Strong The western influence continues •troof among the younger boys with footwear, fortunately very durable, featuring embossing and buckles and fringed leather laccs. The moccasin style oxford, probably first choice of college and high school groups tor knockabout wear, finds equally strong favor among the upper grammar graders. The winged tip brogues, standard among the energetic male student group, will offer a new deep bright burgandy red tanning to view for popularity with the traditional browns and cordovans. Choosing quality in footwear for •ehocl-agers is second in importance only to proper ft* because it Has both budgetary and health implications. Active youngsters whose feet continue to grow require sturdy support. Quality should be sufficient lo permit several trips to the repair shop for resoling and re-heeling, before Uie shoes sre worn out. Thus quality means longer wear and more for your money. Fit MMt Important But most important of all is this matter of properly fitted shoes lor thildren. It is most important of course for the younger child, improperly fitted shoes cause posture difficulties, ingrown toe-nails which may lead to infection, and a host ol other handicaps for the normal development ot the youngsters. Fortunately good shoe store per- •onnel today is well trained to fit children properly, but proper footwear fit can never be expected if the child i» not on hand for the fitting. It i< most Important thereiorc that the children be taken shopping for back to scnool shoes. Choosing the right footwear will then be easy and pleasant for parents and children alike. Grade Will Be a Trim Trick in Grade School Barney Features Acrobat Ranch, Precise Fitting "There's your big toe ... right there." Barney Cockrell. owner of Barney's Friendly Slice Store, tells Unda Hannah, who will be in the fourth grade at Sudbury this year. Mr. Cockrell is examining ijuda's fit with the aid of a new X-ray de> 'Changer Is Versatile Jaunty Dress Slated To Win (he Favor Of Anv School Girl Jaunty as the automobile for i-hich It was named and functional is streamlined furniture the new vice which, he explains, -contains , convertible dress is slated to win all modern sa'ety devices and can't: man y a fashion honor with teen college girls Fashion is lavishing the same loving attention on clothes for the elementary schoolgirl this year as that which has helped make her youthful mother a smartly dressed woman. It's the new detail and the bright new colors as applied to favorite classics that are going to make Grade the Grnnimer Grader an especially netit little classroom trick this year. Both Gracie und her motner arc in for an exciting adventure during the days that remain before school starts, as they go forward with the i selection of her 1 back to classes ! wardrobe. Let's sff what. Is in store | for them- I Colorful Cosluu.^i Tnere s a touch of violet pleas- tintly haunting her corduroy skirts and "dresses. Smoke grey has blown onto the back to school clothing scene as the color fashion promises to feature for classrom separates. While stripes win many an honor on cotton blouses and dresses. Sleeves ot blouses come full-blown as balloons. Jackets have a collarless effect. Buttons are sprinkled liberally on everything. And there's a real grown-up touch provided by waist-nipping coats. But let's work out a complete bnclt to school wardrobe for Gracie. Jumper dresses, skirts, blouses and sweaters are the important basics around which her wardrobe will revolve, for It's these separates that five her variety and much economy possible for mother. Easy Wasliablllty Corduroys, all wools nnd new blends in solid tones, plaids or checks in the grey, violet, red and blue family for skirts and jumpers offer long wear and easy upkeep as well 35 pretties blending possibilities. Sturdy plain and gaily striped cotton blouses that mother appreciates, too. for their easy home \vashabllity await Grade's choice in classic long-sleeve shirtwaist styles and ruffle edged collar and cuff fashions for successful teaming with jumpers and-skirts. The new sweater-type blouses sailor collar and waist-nipping paok belt in a. bright color. So we nave aresseu Grncie *» back to school with selections that will make her proud as the months go by. For every choice Is an investment that is as wise in fashion appeal as it is In warmth, long wear and adaptability to the rest of her wardrobe. possibly result in any injury to feet. ] agc rs nnd college girls this year, as was reported with the use of | They come with jackets, ns sleeve- early X-ray fitting macnines." jjessless sheaths and as simple basic i ,. (h sh< , rt Beeves, a tiny collar and Barney is ready for the kids. His frocks, which by donning or doCmg , b , mon or T0l[e , ashlon det ails make children's fitting department. Ac- a jacket or collar, can attend ciass {a __ ^^ weal . lng Tne c i ns sic robat Ranch, has six guns and or go out on a dnte. | snor[ s ; e ev'e slip-on and long sleeve spurs, western saddles and bucking ' ^he convcrciLus vutli Jackets; cnrdigan sweaters .she adores, nre broncos all over the place. I might be snugly fitted or tailored, I available in a greater varicU^, "Windows" in the ranch house with skirt and jacket in contrasting | Evcn little girl suits arc designed glow (with neon tubing) as- if at colors, with J-ickot collar and cuffs | w-ith a flair for the needs of the linir.g matching the irock. Add a Bolero The dress is usually simple ord "pin ver, equipped with songs of: style, yet gala and perfect for the old" West sits nearby. Official. date, with a demi-low neckline the new department will nigh neckline with bnre ;irms. night and trie corral is railed with rustic cedar. For additional atmosphere, a rec the old opening o. be announced later. In his new fall line, in addition to the popular JiU'man shoe. ~ i;is stocked some 1.280 Add a pert bolero jacket or gay plaid stole to a sleeveless sheath- To young Indy and become a list. For they're skillfully tailored with boxy jackets and trim pleated skirts in fresh looking rayon-and- ivool blends or al! wool fabrics. To Keep Her Warm her warm and looking .. _ Bar- dress and it can go to school with | lovely, too. there are sport jackets pair! tailored ease. Tie a sneer or rus-, with limngs to match the color of - New Wear Hits Fore Fashion Lavishes Favor On Clothes for Girl's Away From Home Voted most likely to succeed in; helping tills year's co-eds settle; back into all the comforts of home away from home is the new dorm wear- knot a small kerchief at the throat, j as the classes she'll attend, in dou- vary the from a 5Cl.-l.iuin; JI.II4U** -M..IIJC wu vvin-u ... .. v...j -—-•--— i — - • , lu doesn't show soil ensily or soft lla.n- whole milk. U.S. Helps Schools to Feed Kids Help May Be Complete Or Partial—Served On Non-Profit Basis By BLANCHE M. STOVER Fowl Editor, Parents' Inslitul* If your child is fortunate enough to go to a school where the Federal School Lunch Program « m effect, it means that he will be able to buy at a nominal cost a complete meal or a partial meal depending on the schools arrangement with the Federal School Lunch Program. The subsidized lunches are required to be nonprofit and mu*i meet certain requirements for typ« of food served. The Type A or "whole" lunch, by the law, provides: 1. One-half pint of whole milk as a leverage. z. Two ounces ot lean me«i. poultry, fi-sh or cheese, «r one ettje or unc-half cup dry benns or peas or four U.bles|n*ms ol peanut butter. 3, Three-fourths cup ot veitet»- Wes or fruit or both. 4, One or more portions of hr««i, muffins or other bread made of wholi!-cr;lin cereal or enriched flour. 5, Two teaspoons of buller or Iff tified margarine. Tnen there is the Type B luuoh which provides about iwo-thirds •* much food as the Type A lunch and brought from home. The law says the of bread and a teaspoon of butter or fortified margarine. Or it may be a sandwich containing at least one ounce of meat, poultry, fish or cheese, or one-half egg, or two tablespoons of peanut butter and one teaspoon of btwwc .fied margarine. may be one-half cup at les or fruit or n mixture o« of which liUl \ercniei at me I.LIIUML, ;t ^ otic W«,-KT" ....-» — --- l,,„,,>,,„, i e -.trvpri it must belt using every tvpe i ble-breasted fitted styles, often fea-i part-lunches is served, it must •It-fabric narrow shape to lured in a tiny checked pattern that accompanied by one-hau I broad leather novel fabric style, make use of chunky brace- nuesn k a>tnj«* 3vii cti.'nj ui ;>vii, .».-.•- •- i.j_ n-l pvramid fashions enlivened wi-ji A third type, Type c. consist* r- * _ . _ ., , .,„„ f . * » __., !.„ •>/• ninf -n/HrtJn rrllJlf. JkS & race- ns pyr , .. pearl ' a bright pluid lining. While for, of one-haif pint whole ' - beverae to accomp lets and necklaces «ji « KV«.. . •• ---c.--- ,--— , nmnonv choker and here is a sheath Sress dress-up it's a lady-like princess j beverage, to accompan) thai converts to many appearances j cont or a perky little mode with a i brought from aome. for many occasions. Even the basic dress - can be quickly and easily turned into A convertible fashion. Jackets and weskits can alter the entire personality of the frock, as will ;t frequent chance of sparkling white ! collar styles, just-like-renl rtowers trategic point on the the waist, a variety- pinned bodice or of belts, jpxvelry and kerchiefs. True indeed arc the words, ••hat is worn but how it's THE TERM BEGINS and she's ready in an immaculately tailored double breasted "Ccrey Cloth" coat in a tiny mulu-check that Ooesn't show soil easily. and full-length. They're dainty in a. rosebud print cncll.s. They're rugged aud qunint, styled exacrly tie-style ' are essentially the same substances. 1 Practically all buttermilk manufactured today is skim milk to which a laboratory-controlled strcdn of lactic acid bacteria is added fo flavor, body imd texture like" grand-dad's nightshirt in soft, sturdy bold plaid or tattersaU flannel. Duster CI^ULS e.iL«" uie me"' i"e o( the dorm, looking lor all the world like theu- outdoor replicas, buttoned to oelow the knees, ready to be worn loose or oelted aud in a warm choice ol coruuruy or flannel. Some even available en- sembled with onght plaid pajamas. yes. even dad's smoking jacket Is reading a bedside story this year! tail tops, smartly tailored dicky and daughter co-ed is wearing it L bosoms aiic! sissificd shirt tops. j complete witn big double pockets, plaid-putterned deep revers nnd matching pajamas or her choice of any other colorful variation. Pajamas, looking forward to » triple-purpose life, come smart with nightshirt, tec-shirt, sweater- like and evert, fencer shirt lops. Other pajamas have saucy shirt-1 |jj llin ei sport Jacket, lending a willing ear. Both recommended by Wool Bureau. BACK TO SCHOOL IN FINE STYLE wearing tailored sport jacket! that can change-over for dress-up occasions. Above ten, he ponder* a problem, in a bright plaid blazer, with his classmate, wearing a »ol*

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