Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on March 8, 1968 · Page 15
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Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona · Page 15

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Woman's View FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 1968 PAGE 15 Word From Texas: Pin On Curls And Come To The Fair Big Buckled Bell The popularity of tortoise shell grows and grows. Tres Petite does a pale blue linen and rayon dress with a gentle bubble skirt and tops it off witii a giant, mock- tortoise buckled belt. By BETTY MILBURN Citizen Woman's Editor Ready or not, here they come -- pretty girls with full skirts, curls, belts, ruffles. The curls, you just pin on. And I do mean curls -- lots of, them -- the Shirley Temple corkscrew type. Such is the message Texas Fashion Creators send from San Antonio. "Y'all come, heah?" is the other part of the message and concerns HemisFair '68, the first World's Fair to be held in Southwestern U n i t e d States, which marks the 250th anniversary of San Antonio's founding. Just before fashion writers left San Antonio earlier this week, we got the very first ride on the gay yellow-and-orange monorail, which' circles the HemisFair site. Gov. John Connelly came to San Antonio planning to be aboard for the first monorail trip, but was delayed in a conference. And since many of the fashion editors had to catch late afternoon a i r- pianes, HemisFair authorities simply sent the first trip off without the governor. He rode later. Like the theme of Hemis- Fair, now nearly complete in its center, San Antonio is a confluence of civilizations. The romance of its Mexican heritage, the old world charm of Spain, the tradition of the Old South and the friendliness of the West all blend to create ··- the delightful- atmosphere of this-Texas city. ·"'- One hears as much Spanish as English, as much southern drawl as Texas twang. Signs are always In both English and Spanish. And incidentally, this is true of all the signs, all the directions, at HemisFair. Hostess Outfit HemisFair hostesses, wearing black and white "op art" designed uniforms, will be easily distinguishable from fairgoers. The three-piece suit is completed by helmet hat. San Antonio is a comfortable city for any Tucsonian. And there's much to see besides HemisFair. The Alamo stands in the heart of downtown San Antonio, a tribute to Davey Crockett, Jim Bowie and the 186 other heroes who gave their lives for Texas freedom in 1863. You may walk along the beautifully landscaped San Antonio river, or ride a boat around its curving course, to see the delightful little shops, quaint or elegant restaurants, sidewalks cafes, and galleries clotting the shore. Brackenridge Park offers attractions for children and adults alike. The Hertzberg Circus Museum contains t h e world's largest collection of circusana; the Spanish Governor's palace is a luxurious mid-1700 home, completely restored, and with a magnificent patio. The McNary Art Museum houses a great impressionist collection. And there are daily b u s toui-s to the LBJ ranch. One sidelight on the San Antonio River: Dams at either end of the segment within the city make it possible to drain the river and clean it every so often. City officials postponed the pre-HemisFair cleaning so there'd be plenty of water in the river for visiting fashion editors to see, and for the rlv- erboat party planned for them Tuesday evening. Plans called for pulling the plug as soon as the party was over. But alas, the night was so rainy that practically 110 one went on the boat ride. The incident, however, is a great example of San Antonio cooperation and hospitality. 'Una IVocJie Plateada* Ball To Benefit Cancer Society A ball, Una Noche Pla- teada, sponsored by the Mexican-American Cancer Project Committee, will be held Saturday, April 6, at the Ramada Inn- Proceeds from the. event will go to the American Cancer Society. - Los Changuitos Feos will appear at the dance as will Rodolfo Acosta and Roberto Contreras of the "High Chaparral" television series- During the evening, recognition will be given to three individuals who have made out- standing contributions lo the community in service, education and civic affairs. N. A. Tito Gonzalez is chairman of the selection committee. Tickets for the benefit are $7.50 per couple if purchased in advance or $8 per couple if 'purchased at the door. Mrs. George Robertson, at the Craycroft Medical Center, Office No. 405, or Mrs. Ernest Portillo, 531 N. San Rafael Ave., have charge of tickets. 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