Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on April 16, 1962 · Page 11
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Here are some things to look for if you plan to buy a dress that needs alterations. Obviously, you can't lengther skirls if the hems are skimpy, or let out seams if there isn't enougl material. However, even if the allowances are wide, look to be sure no clips or slashes have been made into them. Today's illustration shows a clip made too far into the seam allowance to permit letting it out. Avoid fabrics that are permanently marred by stitching lines and pressed creases. Don't buy dresses made of such fabrics if they must be let out, for the original stitching line will show. Some alterations require so much time and skill that it just isn't practical to bother with them. Unless you're absolutely sure that you can do the job perfectly, avoid alterations on shoulder seams, armholes and necklines. Your waist length often determines the styles that can be altered. For instance, the short- waisted woman.who must shorten the bodice of every dress and suit she buys should look for styles with waistline seams. It's almost impossible to alter a princess style or fitted jacket which has no waistline scam to adjust. This style clings to your waistline, causing the upper part of the garment to blouse or bag. Ripping the seams to allow it to fall into place will not work, because the garment is too narrow below the new waistline to go around the hip curve. The long-waisted woman's problem is just the opposite. A dress with a waistline seam is difficult to alter because the chances arc there won't be enough extra fabric in the blouse to allow lengthening. If a princess line or fitted jacket fits well above the waist, it can "easily be altered. All you have to do is take the seams in below the original waistline, forming a new shape to fit your long waisted figure. Avoid alterations that ruin the proportions of a garment. A very obvious example would be a skirt with flounces. You'd have to do a great deal of alteration in each flounce to keep their width in proportion. This is hardly worth the effort. It isn't a great problem to take a dress in, unless it's two or three sizes too large. But, letting a dress out is a different matter. Even a professional dressmaker can't always do it, and, if she can, she'll charge you an arm and a leg for doing it - and rightfully so. Save your money and pass u p j a dress if you have any doubts. It's a crime to take a dress apart, | alter it, and still have it fit badly. Miss Scott is always glad t" hear from her readers, anil whenever possible will use their questions in her column, but because of the grcaf volume of mail received daily, she cannot answer individual letters. Women's Civil Defense Board Asks Help From Chambers Of Commerce The Advisory Board of the Hum- lion, education and protection for boldt County Women's Civil Defense, meeting at Tiny's Cafe in Eureka, April 11, unanimously endorsed a project lo encourage more active support and participation in civil defense preparedness by Humboldt County Chambers of Commerce. lone Siipola, Women's Civil Defense Coordinator, presented the project to the group explaining ka this fall. Louise Fortune, Hum- that while it is responsibility of boldt County Director of Public government to provide guidance and assistance in emergency planning, the effectiveness of such the council on the Adult Immunization Program, and Ted Gum- She said many manufacturing 'irms, banks, department stores and other business and commercial firms have done outstanding work in providing such informa- .heir employees in other areas and it could also be done most successfully here. Contact will be made with Chamber of Commerc 3s in Humboldt County to request their cooperation and present the project in more detail. Other business included tentative plans for holding a Home Preparedness Workshop in Eure- Trinity Guild Prepares For Easter Week The Holy Trinity Guild has appointed a clean-up committee to prepare the church for Easter. Both the interior of the church and the premises will be cleaned Mrs. (Brig.) William Miller, Mrs. Ray W o o d r u f f , Mrs. Charles Vhile, Miss Louise Fortune, Mrs. lazel Lorenz, Mrs. Ralph Hunter, Sureka; Mrs. Fred Simmons, Ferndale; Mrs. Twila Orr, For- una; Mrs. Ethel Wallace, Gar- jorville; Mrs. Evelyn Kolshinski, Orick; Mrs. Delores Burpee, Pep- Nursing, requested the support of perwoodj Mrs. Madge Nebeker, planning is dependent upon the Me, Humboldt County Civil De- initiative and leadership of businessmen and their organizations. Chambers of commerce are the logical groups lo implement disaster, preparedness program for industrial, business, and commercial firms in the community, Mrs. Siipola said, and that one of the most efficient and effective methods of reaching large numbers of people as individuals with information and education per- :.aining to personal and home sur- fcnse Coordinator stressed the need for a better understanding of the intent of the shelter program in order for individuals to make better use of the facilities they have available for fallout protection. Mrs. Siipola announced the following appointment of advisory board m e m b e r s : Mrs. Charles White, vice chairman; Twila Orr, recording secretary; Julie Argent, corresponding secretary; Mrs. vival techniques is through the Ray Woodruff, membership; Mrs. workplace. Lindscy Rex, historian; Area Representatives, Mrs. Art Stegeman, Mrs. James Mearns, Arcata; Mrs. Frank Workman, Big Lagoon; Mrs. Barbara Gordon, Carlolta; Mrs. Lucy Malm, Bridgeville; HUMBOLDT STANDARD Monday, April 16, 1962, P. I Scotia; and Mrs. Lindscy Rex Trinidad. up, the committee reports. A regular meeting was held a the home of Mrs. Hoy Hasbrouc on April 9, with ten member present including Mrs. Ford Sen! er, president; Mines. Fred Schulz Van Vilkingburg, Agnes Hunter Kenneth Cole, Delores Hannon Lester Astry, Glen Saunders tin Fred Jewell. A committee was also appoinlc for the refreshment concession the Trinidad Volunteer Firemen' annual ball, May 20. The even will he held in the town hull. Afternoon entertainment inclm ed games, with prizes going t Mrs. Schulz and Mrs. Dorthea 0. son, a guest al the meeting. Worried about getting your money's worth when buying BUILDING MATERIALS? If so, just follow the CONTRACTORS (the/ arc in the know) Contractors Buy at George C. Jacobs Co. Eureka Crescent City Poppy Days, May 25-26, Tribute To The Dead, Aid To The Living Committees are being organize!! by the American Legion Auxiliary, Fort Humboldt post No. 212, for the annual observance of Poppy clays to be held 1'Yiday and Saturday, May 25-2C. The poppy was adopted as the American Legion national memorial flower in 1H2I. It is intended as a reminder to all of the debt to those who helped preserve liberty by paying the supremo sacrifice. Poppies made in hospitals and their only productive pastime, Six Tables Of Bridge For EWC Session apy. This, hospitals report, h.-is . . . . . , . . . , [ , , - , , , - . a high value in lerms ol p a t i e n t ! lirulgo fans making up six la- morale. blos plny.'d in competition at I I Mines. Joseph Smith, I'*. R. An [llmny, Malhias Dopplmaicr, Leslie Anderson, Ellis Lunglcy, Paul (Williamson, Martin Fillman, Sam ,"''· Kl ' lsc '' Don s - Norris ' Vcrm ' ! Hells, H. K. Newell, Fred Gaser , N ·rclr.-iull. Dave Wheeler. M axu -e||', Bryant Segal! American L e g i o n A u \ i l i a r y | A p r i l 1! meeting of the b r i i l R U j H a y lireeden, A. W. McDonald. members distribute the poppicsjdeparlmcnt of Eureka Woman's jf'h.'irles Snydcr, Neville Yules, through volunteer workers who ol fer them to the public as a me-} Prize winners for the afternoon were Mrs. Richard Albert, high; mortal to the war dead and an a i d j M r s Jos( . p h Maue SC ccmtl; Mrs to the war-stricken living. The en- F. M. Le Page, third and Mrs. M. tire proceeds of Poppy days go disabled American veterans or members of llieir families. Any member wishing to serve j Stanhope, low. Olll( -' rs in :illt ' mlarlcc Waller N. Hiinsen, Verdon Hitchcock, Walter Adams, Martin Moz- ini. The next meeting of Ihe bridge department will be April 25. A commitlee will serve lunch al werei 12:80 p.m. workshops where the suffering of this cnu.se may contact c-ilher ofj war still exists, »ive many men the Poppy program co-chairmen, Mrs. Joseph Kycok, III 2-R5-10 or while providing occupational ther-Mrs. George Filgass, ill 3-0727. JAMES L PEETS MUSIC C' HAMMOND ORGAN !i|t mil without $r|HPf*7int*. Surf;ic: pimples and bl:mMi'.*s it i t i s r u t i i i - l y possible jou w i l l MM improvement iit.'.M iiinniiiiv'. I n a feu- days dry-skin wrinkles M:irl m vanish. M;iiiy of i h n small ones a n m i u l the ryes luiv: already dki t l i . i t ii noi :il!! i'u!';\l!ieml) luo luiml-i :ni(f arm-;--- diirknm on surface, of far c. ;md nerk f.ules away! Rich oils lubricate pores ."-o blai.khrads c;m DALY'S Eureka and Crescent City BUNNIES EGGS and EASTER CLOTHES Perfect for piclurr.i PROCTOR'S CAMERA SHOP In Hondoiion Contor 2940 F SI. "I 3-63SI Opon 8 n.m. lo B p.m. Eureka and Crescent City accents your spring fashion beauty with n- S P A N D E X o r\ \"^/ v * ^ V I ~~*\ V-X- ''·'·- \ 5 ^-^ \ V£C,\H' 4 ^'\ \ \ N - 7 ^.s'V'/£ // lighter-than-ever bone-free girdleiere You have to feel it to believe iT . . the near-miracle shcerncss, lirjhiness of this slimming rjirdieiero. It's ounces light . . literally . . but ihc shaping is there, in butter Ihan bef;n'' Spandex. Fine t a f feta panels front, bin k and sides. Lace cups with pelal l i f t s for a sod, feminine line. While, 33 In -10H and 3-1 In -IOC. (Formfil Fiber fads: Rigid material, all nylon exclusive of ornamentation; elaslic, Spanrlcx, acelale, |»lyosler am] nylon). (Eurokci only) rise and shineTM - · light, airy bra feels like nothing at all! by Warner's* Lycra mMrqultellB (icout»*poly cttcr-tpandcx) with Anlron* nv- lon-lylon loco cups. Rcgitlored fiber trodomnrki ol Du pom. Shane-making perfection 1 From the moment \on slip l! : " ih«'r Lycra molds smoothly lo your Ixxly, then \ \\\ !tri '' lcll " s wllh Vour every breath. Pretly cups of nylon ^ \'^ lift high and hold you in Ihc same new-bought woy \ \ - day a f t e r day. Permanent ly shaped under- ai|)S .. the lovely sliape and feeling will never \ wash or wear away! A, E C cups 5.00 light-as-air figure flattery from waist through thigh! hy maidenwrm I h i -, ler^i-leci^cr: p'jn'io g'T^lle drv.jned iit \venjerfnl sirotuiable |wv.:-i-ni'l, Ihe Ujhle-.l, sheeiesl fiilinc tliot ever llatleie;! a liqurr . . ynurs! Unuiue luhp-shape,! front ixinel, figiuL'-JiciH-'i; LKH'k panel, V-JipjM \vor,t and logs underlined w i t h r v - t t r - .1 e!a , t , . GimroMtec;! maclinv washable. r -M-l. aivi \! , DAIy'l E U R E K A , . roundAllont, FAlMon Floor Dtly'l CRBSCBNT CirY Slrcfll Floor

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