The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1951 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 21, 1951
Page 12
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PAGE EIGHT 'BLYTHEVIU.E. CARK.) COURIKR NEWS TUESDAY. AUGUST 21V'lsiil School Children Need 'Own Room More Than Just a Bed Required Expert Says Sense Of Security Is Developed Through Child's Privacy J By MAXINE LIVINGSTON : Family Home Editor, 1-arents Magazine Children's rooms make more of *n impression on the lives of their young owners than is generally understood. The sense of security and leeling or "belonging" deepens and fc measurably influenced »y the child's knowledge that he has a definite place in the world. In his room, the boy or girl be- inns to appreciate beautiful surroundings, to learn pride of possession, to assume responsibility lor his belongings. Order and neatness are learned, and planned room and clothes storage arrangements help foster their developments. Learning to be a. good housekeeper at ten may make » happier. more efficient mother later, just K the young, industrious planner most often becomes the-more competent businessman. Room Ke«uirranrllls The physical aspects of furnish- mg a child's room may xiltimately bear on the child's feeling about ills surroundings. Good lighting is a prerequisite lor a cheerful atmosphere that can be achieved with either a good indirect ceiling fixture or general room lamp and a proper local light lor specific tasks. It is important to have reading light focussed from the left for right-handed children jind from the right for the left- —Courier News Photo CORDUROY AND TWEED FOR TEENS—Patsy Pope (left) and Betty Liuisley model two of Montgomery Ward's more popular back-to- school items. Miss Pope wears a junior coat of 100 per cent wool tweed. Velvet-lined sleeves can be worn short or let down to full length. Pyramid shoulders with no padding throw all fullness to the bottom of the coat. It B red and black with a black velvet trim. Miss Langley wears a guy red corduroy dress trimmed with a black and red check. New pyramid style sk-eves are featured. Both items come in junior sizes. _ Stretch Budget for School Apparel By Making Your Clothes at Home It's fun to sew for back to school, version. | All-rayons now have the look and . After sleeping arrangements have been made, the next consideration to provide adequate pl»y and studv space. That means Best of till, it's a gay, colorful year j popular door play to compensate for the j^ns enough, a blackboard offers R chance to relate their school experience in. p'ay and often he'.ps develop their writing and artistic abilities as well. The bulletin board, besides being •useful for family notices and reminders, serves w show off the older child's hard-earned ribbons or letters, to hang his favorite pictures or snapshots. •I vvorstuu - ^> K C ni..>w <;* KT.I^JI 1 name tailored into skirts, Plaicis ur_ ,,-,v of which hiw* been important in this fabric sroup with -n.--.ted for cre.°4 resistance, are « °,g emphasis or. white back- -tA'dv to be -elected and made up. wounds for back to school in 51. ' iiiKTclats,c lutle school dresses, neat' So dust off the sew in* machine, •little blouses to complement skirts ready the sci-scrs. needles, threads J •,„,,- inH even stoles to- : ^nd thimble. SUirt early t make se! SJc* ^"^ is^d :;ort shite lor, lections of fabrics »nd patterns so U h « I that y° inl bc ' ir -P tlr(>d ln plenty of i tne oo>s. , time [of schoo .- s opening. | Corduroy, ever a back to school; ! dresses, is expected Ui assume a Tennessee is the sole major pro- Versatile Scarfs Add Interest to School Clothes fl just one small scarf can magi- cully transform sweater, boy-style shirt or simple classroom dress into a color splashed, eye-appealing fashion, imagine the exciting possibilities of an entire collection. High school and college girls across the land arc adopting them as mainstays for adding smart new interest to their every school cos- tu'.n" For the scarf's lasnion personality can be just as varied as its brilliant hue. It can be 'rolled into a Jong strip and pinned with an unusual clusp. The same scarf can be folded Into a triangle, tied Into a knot and worn as a neckerchief with the knot fnelng front center, side or back. Two or three colorful scarfs, when tied together, can be used as belts vivid with color or will add a novel Outlook when wound about a classic leather belt. They can be basted together to be worn as a bright sham apron I over skirts, and casual dresses. l They can cover the head in tra- jdltiona! "babushka" fashion as protection against wind and rain. And they can even be looped and knotted, one. two. and three at a time ro serve as roomy, fad-provoking campus carry-alls, Stoles, Weskits Help Capture Fashion Credit With jtwt one or two smnll fashionables on hand, the high school .or collide girl can return to cam- i pus this year wlih a knowing air ' thnt her wardrobe will win more fashion credits than ever before. For instance, there's the stole. Longer and straiphter for the coming school year, it appears in muny icitises to miuch skir^. suits and ; dresses and in delicately printed • gossamer fabrics for glamour oc- ! casion wear. Often it is dressed i up with low placed pockets, ' The weskit, already assuming a : "must" role for classroom casuals. ; is newer this year in jaunty check- j ed corduroy or deepest grey fliui- j nel styled just like the boys' with j over-size watch pockets and a pointed hem. Worn with a sassy ' boy shirt, the weskit becomes a • first fashion with skirts, suits •• p'-dnl pushers. Bermuda shorts and slacks. MONOGRAMS POPULAR Ready Tor selection in any number of bright colors and sizes, monograms make for verve on everv- thing from blouse cellars to anJc- m lets and the backs of miuuns. Tiny j metal initials can al*o be h&d to ! lend distinctiveness to classic cam- i pus moccasins. Seeks Comfort in His Attire Trend to Conservatism Noted As Practical And Also Paramount The mnn who is going tuvny. to college this full, will find that the major emphasis on the campus so far us clol-hcs Is concerned. Is on the "nnliiral look;" Which means that when it comes to selecting his campus wardrobe, he'll be able to choose the comfortable and the practical, with his sole concern some advance information on what, from unions the vast variety 0' college wear available in the stores, is most popular rit the school I he plans to attend if he divin't nl- 1 ready know. Generally, this Information Is at the flnser'tips of the men who do the fitting In the better stores. They will guide him !n choosinc colors, •tc'js anH whnt hnve you. For exiuiiplo, though trousers and coats that match are seldom seen on men wending their way from one classroom to another, the suit still rcma ins the keystone of the. well balanced collCRe wardrobe. Most of his other garments will he based on sports Jacket combinations. Well Outfitted Man The college man equipped with well chosen separates plus the .suit, , is goine to be the well outfitted 1 man. The separates'include In nd- I ditlon to the slacks and sports coats, sports shirts, sweaters and—with increasing popularity—the tatter- sail vest. Jackets are available In n wide variety of fabrics with. corduroy— so durable and now available in patterns — rlsir.p in popularity. ThoiiEh still loose in drape there is more fitted vut around the waist and the double vented back Is Enin- inp ascendancy. The diversity of fabrics In which slacks are being cut makes way for easy selection of the proper weight for the kind of we.lther the collece man is to encounter at the school to which he is going. Corduroy, flannel, tweed, gabardine, wool, rayon and wool mixtures spell out comfort for anyone anywhere. Shirts will of course be selected to match interchangeably 'with slacks and suits, bearing in mind the fact that r.he college mnn needs plenty of ivnites also. Hats—Of Course And he will wear hots and tits this year. Hats with shorter brims 'and giving a more casual appear- 1 ance to be most in favor. The trend in ties ve?rs toward the bow tie, • but tVie four in hand will continue 'most popular. He'll wnrjt plenty of both. If mother has anything to do with i helping him choose the back to col- • ieee wardrobe, she'll insist on an extra supply of underclothes and socks. The latter will not be hard to sell the young man because, in addition to the practical need, they are decorative. The storm coat continues the campus favorite for cold weather wear in any fabric that strikes the young maJl's fancy. Of actual closet and storage •puce, the well-equipped room makes provision for sports equipment, out-of-season clothing, additional bedding, toys, games, Mid the random possessions that only &n adolescent can collect. Bed coverings and draperies of course require good strong fabrics that stand up to hard use. frequent •washing mid won't wrinkle easily. Hand Down Rule Out for Boy's Tux Steps are Outlined for Parents to Assure Beginners of a Better Start in School; They Will Have Plenty of Company This Year children. Nothing is •Wide eved little bovs and girls, she must help him adjust himself i strange _ .. _ <oheduled'to enter school for the; to a brand new experience. And I destructive of a child s morale as first time this fall are going to have I involved is overcoming the momen- the reeling that he "doesn t be- a lot of company. f of insecurity which is For this is a year when a bumper j bound to come to every child when rop OS post war babies have frown : for the first time mother leaves up enough to take their first sleps ! him in a strange room where there out into the bis world away from : are a lot of strange new faces of home, to become a part of the I other lictie happy throng of youngsters engaged I there's a lady long." and what he wears when with other youngsters, may affect this feeling strongly. And though in some instances mothers may be reluctant to bow children, and where | *> prevailing trendy better judg- who is ment will prompt her to plan a wrio [ . help the in in n conversations at home which young the been •sinji «f social security. | tenners w m ada more than a i The young man's first tux, which i milllon „ the nation's school en- ! a ". is his introduction to formal clothes. [ ro n ment this year is as important to htm us WHS dad's designed to make the young- first pair of long, pants in his day, the Formal Wear Institute. Therefore, it should be bought new Though this is a period in the t new adventure. i ster fagerly anticipate an exciting Child's life when mother may shed ii few sentimental tears over * !«.!»;**"*•, if ^.llvlitu MV vvk'ftllu nt w ^ ( . lor him. and cut in the latest fash- 1 thought that m> babj is ion. M4>'V GO BV BUS Twenty-two percent of the uhil- ctren enrolled in whools are transported to cl**ses by bus. ^ up," the responsibility for his welfare which- she cherished so much. does not diminish. ^Tt changes 'ft bit. Helps Him Adjust Fui nuw comes the tua merely Perhaps a gooti wny of doing this is co point out that now "you're going to loarn how to be a big boy" or "girl" as the case may be. fashion trends back to school clothes for the little folks of your neighborhood, and what hews closely to this line. Outfitters of chil- d'ren study these trends carefully, and are in an excellent .position to help mother make the selection. Colorful Tors .This year the sturdy, little togs M(;xt SCep .and - wtjll in advance j meant for beginners arc live with j OI ^ opening of school, concerns i color and modelled closely after i outfitting the beginner lor his first i UIOM? of the "big girls and boys" when j formal appearance wnoutf * lot oil Take ,dothes for littltf Johnny, ,for instance. Slacks, in his ! size, are cut exactly like the older t boys', and on hand in aJ! of the ! grown up plaid and plain patterns. ; If, however, neighborhood mothers ! prefer overalls for their young! sters, they too can be had in dura- 1 ble plaids and corduroys. As can ! Igng sleeve cotton knit polo shirts and plaid cotton and flannel shirts so indispensable to a young fellow's first-year-»t-school wardrobe. Out of. door jackets that follow the patterns worn by his-classmates come in snug miniature-size zip or high buttoning corduroy, leather 'and wool plaid types as well as tailored models, that are jaunty as dad's. Version for Girls , Little Miiry's like Johnny's mother looking to school clothes that prom- isc to keep Mary comfortable and ! "one of the gang" will find girl ver- | slons of Johnny's durable overnlln j and cotton knit shirts. Or, If; she j prefers, jumpers and diminutive '• pleated and whirl skirts of sturdy. {corduroy or rayon and wool bleed*

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