Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 52
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 52

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 16, 1961
Page 52
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Fete Global Glamor X' Ebeli Juniors Honor Beauties at Sparkling Star-Spangled Party CHAMPAGNE TOAST to beauties from around the world who'll participate in International Beauty Congress is offered by Ebell Juniors who will sponsor a fashion show luncheon, first gala event honoring contestants on Friday at Lafayette Hotel. From left are Mrs. John Sewak, chairman, Mrs. Kenneth Ragland, and Mrs. Keith Card, president. Public is invited to attend. JAPANESE LANTERNS and fans set Oriental mood for festive fun and fashion of the much anticipated IBC style show Friday. Getting in global spirit (from left) are~kfmonoed and flower-bedecked Mmes. Arnold Dunyon, Dean Davidson and Randolph Whitney, all Ebell Junior hostesses for event. Bu'- fums' will present i n t r i g u i n g style show with music by Manny Harmon. Sc 1 " story for ticket information.--(Staff photos by Chuck Sundquist.) All roads, ships and airlines lead to Long Beach as this International City plays host once again to beauties from all over the world. Tension and excitement mount as each day a few more hotel rooms are filled and more hostesses go on duty in preparation for forthcoming International Beauty Congress festivities. CAUGHT UP in the whirl of activity are Ebell Juniors of Long Beach who are working feverishly to complete arrangements for their annual International Beauty Luncheon and Fashion Show on Friday at the Lafayette Hotel. Buffums' Department Store and the IBC officials are cooperating to present a parade of fashion from around the world. For the fifth consecutive year Fbell Juniors will present the pageant contestants in costumes of their own countries. GUESTS WILL BE admitted until 11:45 a.m. when doors will close at the International Ballroom, and Mrs. Keith Card will introduce distinguished persons present. Luncheon will be served and television cameras of KTTV will start rolling at 12:30 p. m. Popular Byron Palmer will be · master of ceremonies. John Hersey of Buffums' will present the "Couture Grand Tour" which promises to be one of the most exciting fashion events of the season. Music will be by Manny Harmon and his orchestra. MEMBERS OF Ebell Juniors board of directors composing the committee planning the event are Mmes. John Sewak, W. C. Anderson, D. B. Slayton and H. G. Steckley. Tk-kets are available in three locations, !he IBC offices in Municipal Auditorium, Buffums 1 , and by contacting Mrs. Slayton, 648 Terry Lynn PI. ALOHA GREETING and invitation to annual International Beauty Luncheon on Friday at Lafayette Hotel are extended by pretty wahinis, Mmes. Harry Minor and David B. Slayton, in welcoming dance easily understood by all nationalities. Television cameras will record event. Young Californians Dance Away Midsummer Night To Benefit Children PRE-DANCE cocktail party hostesses before Young Californian dance will include Mrs. William Palmer (right) shown planning party decor with Mrs. Robert Folger. Exceptional C h i 1 d r e n's Foundation will be the recipient of proceeds from the gala annual summer dance to be given by Young Californians next Saturday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Foundation has been the club's philanthropic project f o r many years. Mrs. Norman Hastings is president this year. Mrs. Phil Stockwell, dance chairman, states that over 400 guests are expected. They'll dance to the music of George Laughlin's orchestra. Hurricane lamps will cast their flickering glow over the dinner tables and serpentine will add a festive note. Mrs. Robert Folger is in charge of decorations. FABULOUS door .award to go to some lucky guest is a mink trimmed cashmere sweater. Mrs. Jack Mixer, ticket chairman, is being assisted by Mrs. Al McConville, with Mrs. Stan Carroll handling publicity. Preceding the midsummer night's frolic various members will host at cocktail parties in their h o m e s . Among them are Messrs. and Mmes. Bill Palmer, 4621 Hazelbrook Ave.; Glen Gilfin, 3250 Chestnut Ave.; Stan Carroll, 6880 E. Tenth St.; Jack Buehn, 2468 Ladoga Ave., and Donald Whitacre, 2446 Ladoga Ave. OTHERS entertaining will be Messrs, and Mmes. Robert' Ray, 5742 Monlaco Rd.; Robert Benson, 3139 Heather Rd., and John Crutchfield, 6431 Marita St. ioHs KACH 12. CAXiiC, 9un0AY,-j(iir.i£ iin' sictioN w j · · " - · · ' · ' ' · GAILY FLUTTERING dress flags will help trans- in the Marina are (left to right) Mmes. Stan Car- form the Petroleum Club into imaginary cruise roll, Jack Buehn arid Norman Hastings, president ship when Young Californians stage annual sum- Proceeds go to Exceptional Children's Foundation, mer dance there next Saturday night. Shown re- George Laughlin's orchestra will set feet tapping, hearsing flag unfurling aboard a real live cruiser (Staff Photos by Kent Henderson.)

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