The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 28, 1967 · Page 4
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Page Four - BSythevfflo (Ark.) Courier News - Thursday, Becwnber 88, 19»f Tea Shower Honors Miss' Janie Ellis Miss Janie Ellis, bride-elect | the Riicsl-book table that was of Terry Mullins, was honored!covered with a white cloth and wilh a tea shower yesterday! held a miniature bride and afternoon from 4 until 5.p.m. in.groom, the fellowship hall of the First: White mums and other white Christian Church. 'flowers interspersed with sil- Hostesses were Mrs. Ben vcr were used throughout the Harpole Mrs. B. F. Brogdon, i 'oom for decorations. Mrs Freeman Robinson, M r s. I Miss Ellis was attired in an John Burnett and Mrs. James ! ice blue wool dress. The check- Terry crcd insert pleat and collar The' tea (able was overlaid "'ere in tones of green and yel- with a white cutwork doth andi' 01 *; . . . . centered with an energne filled The dress was an original by — Society News — Phyllis Keed, Society Editor Ph. PO 3-4461 Fiancesca. She wore off-while accesso- with white fugi mums and silver candelabra holding whits tapers '" KS Miss Joann McHaney and \ She was presented a •white Miss Mary Elizabeth B row n; carnation corsage win white LT velvet leaves sprinkled with , , ., glitter, surrounded by maline. The gift table was overlaid, s ja| es(s were j ne molh . with a white net cloth caught l gr rf (|]e bride . elect> Mrs j c . up at intervals with white and j E ,, js _, and the mother o£ silver fungi mums and silver fhf , pros eclive groomi Mrs . bells. Silver candlesticks with white tapers were also on the table. John Timmons. Both mothers and Miss Cathy Ellis were presented white car- Mrs. Gary Ellis registered i na tj on corsages, gifts. | Miss Ellis and Mr. Mullins Miss Cathy Ellis, sister of will be married Jan. 27 at. the the bride-elect, presided over First Christian Church. lS'lltii;ill!!f|i!!l'llllim Social and Personal Notes Cffl:!TI|i:i!i;l|ll!l!li!llill[|[ll!:ill|!|!llllil[!ll!Hi;l!|!l]lil!!l!«M Mr. and Mrs. Frank Perkins i tin of Little Rock and Mr. and and daughter Jane, of Vicks- rance. Calif., are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Noble and other relatives. Sgt. and Mrs. Ralph L. Culp announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, born ell Jr. and son Scott, stationed Dec. 19 at Blytheville Air Force Mrs. J. L. Austin and family of Marietta, Ga., have returned to their home after spending the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fay Austin. Capt. and Mrs. John McDow- in Eirkenfeld, Germany, with Base Hospital. She has been, the United States Air Force, named Christine Evonne. They are also parents of a son, James Ross, age 3. •Mrs. J. C. Hart of Morrilton, will arrive home Saturday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John McDowell, Sr. Also visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ark., is visiting in the home i McDowell will be the parents of her sister, Mrs. Walker, who is ill. Mr. John Your Friendly Theatre OSCEOLA of Mrs. John McDowell Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Marble, and daughter Jane of Vicksburg, Miss., and Miss Lynda Leu Lynch of Oklahoma City, Okla. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Y a t e s have as their holiday guests their daughters, Miss Sandra Yates of Little Rock and Miss Kae Yates of Arlington, Va They also visited their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George 0. Yates. LAST TIME TODAY "THE YOUNG WARRIORS" FRI. AND SAT. GUNFIGHT 'ABILENE '" ECHNICOLOR. BOBBY EMILY If DARIN-BANKS OF PRIME CONSIDERATION for comfortable travel is slim, trim lightweight luggage. Venus collection by Gateway (left) is styled in Eastman's tough Tenite polypropylene, chosen for its durability and light weight. Model (right) packs systematically from a planned list so as to be sure she has forgotten nothing. Packing experts suggest you take this list with you to avoid leaving anything behind when you return. Mr. mid Mrs. Townsend Celebrate Anniversary Approximately 40 relatives called Christmas Day at the wme of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Townsend of Caruthersville. The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Townsend were j married Dec. 17, 1907, in Bakes- j ville, Tenn. Coming Events Thursday Duplicate Bridge League Thursday Club Lutheran Women's Missionary League Junior members of Dud Cason American Legion Post Golden Age Club Blytheville Jaycettes Friday Friday Bridge League Saturday Duplicate Bridge League When you stuff a whole fish for baking, cut several gashes in the top — at even intervals — and insert small pieces of bacon in the gashes. BONU VERY SPECIAL SAVINGS FOR YOU ONFIVEESSENTIA1 BEAUTY TREATMENT BASICS Cleansing Cream 8 or.. NOW':?. $ I M 'ghtai.~iofl.~jii! - NOW *1" /•'":;:&£>•?'-« Skin Firming Lotion 5 fl, £ Young Promise»Crewri Kti.t4.oa t Now »2 M Vibrance Create Masque 2oz. KIRBY DRUGS 200 W. Main — Ph. PO 2-2081 Dance Is Tonight The Cotillion Club will have a buffet dinner and Christmas dance tonight at 9 p.m. at the Blytheville Country Club. Hosts' and hostesses will be Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hale, Mr. and Mrs. Bob McHaney, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Yates, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Briggs; Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Sullivan, Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Woods, Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Haines and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Johnson. They are parents of six children: Mrs. Joe (Allie) Warren of j Waverly, Tenn., Mrs. Madge Williams and Ewell Townsend, both of Caruthersville, Floyd Townsend of Columbia, Mo.; Charles Townsend of Memphis and Mrs. Boyce (Jean) Gooden of Bragg City, Mo. They have 12 grandchildren and 10 great - grandchildren. Club Will Play Wednesday Down One, Bridge Club will play next Wednesday in the home of Mrs. James Parminter at 1 p.m. Brown pork chops in skillet, then pour barbecue sauce around them and bake, uncovered, in a moderate oven until they are tender. Baste the chops occasionally with the sauce while they are baking. > Cottage cheese makes a good addition to the relish platter. HOSTESS prepares for spills during holiday season. If her carpet is a synthetic such as liereulon she merely sponges with suds and blots with paper towels. Christmas Season Boosts Sales to Record Levels By PHIL THOMAS AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Turtleneck sweaters for men, swords and musical whisky bottles were an instant hit in the .shopping avalanche that swept the nation's stores this Christmas season, boosting sales on the whole to record levels. Both suburban shopping cen- ters and large downtown department stores across the nation generally reported record or near record sales, although there were some soft spots where sales did not meet expectations, an Associated Press spot survey found Wednesday. "We were not disappointed, but we were not elated," said Walter Berquist, president of (Bullocks Department Stores in Sicily: Assembly Line for Wigs Delicious spread: cooked shrimp (ground) mixed with | butter, mustard, ground mace and sherry plus salt and pepper. Chill the mixture before I serving. By PATRICIA KING NEA Beauty Editor NEW YORK - (NEA) - In the world of women in general and beauty in particular, little caused as great a commotion as wigs and hairpieces. Not only have they become big beauty news but big business as well. Just how this big, yet rela- ;ively young, business can af- :ect the economy and way of life of people thousands of miles away from the women who wear the products their deft fingers create is a rather fascinating story. One company with a factory in Barcellona, Sicily, employs over 400 people, mostly young girls, 13 to 20 years old. At 13 they start their apprenticeship, learning all aspects of wig-making and by the time they reach 20, they usually get married. The worldwide demand for hair has become so great that the supply can no longer be met by women selling a lifetime's growth of hair to a factory. To meet their demand, peddlers called "capiddari" roam the countryside, collecting hair from the peasant women. Rather quaintly, these buyers barter with lace- and dishes rather than currency. After collecting a.substantial amount, they sell it to the "grossista". (wholesaler) who brings the supply to the factory. At first the hair is unraveled and separated into different colors. Then a miniature bed of nails separates it into different lengths, and then it's put through the washing process. The hair is washed once in hot water with soap and salts and once in shampoo. From this point, 75 per cent of the hair dyed into 68 colors. Three types of wigs are made — handmade, semi - machine- made and machine - made. For handmade wigs, each strand of hair must be individually sew|ed into a fine silk base. For I machine - made wigs, the hair jis fed onto a sewing machine I that sews and resews the hair |into a thread called a weft, which is sewed in spiral fashion onto a silk net cap. The semimachine"-"made is wefted but hand '- finished. Barcelona was originally selected as a factory by Vincent Napoli, (president of Lisa Wigs and Wiglets) because it was mainly populated by females. The only area of work in Barcellona was in agriculture. The women would work a 10-hour day in the fields for as little as 600 lire to 1,000' lire a day ($1-51.60). With the arrival of the factory, jobs became available at the unheard of $5 a day, including government insurances and pension taxes. When Napoli went to Barcellona U> form the factory he discovered how suspicious Sicilians are of foreigners. And anyone who is not of their village is a foreigner. It was only because he spoke the dialect that he was able to gain the people's confidence and convince the families that he wanted to start a factory and needed girls who knew how to sew. He not only | had to convince the girls' parents but also their brothers, uncles, aunts and cousins. Napoli said, "It was more difficult and time - consuming winning the'confidence of these i people than getting the factory started," :. SALE •RememDei f^ay Your Paper Boy i Los Angeles, in a mlddle-of-the- Iroad report. "It was not a sensational Christmas season." However, Maurice Cohen, president of Lechmereo Sales, a Boston discount chain, called it "The best year yet. The past week it exploded with peopla buying beyond our expectations. In New York City sales wer« reported 3 to 6 per cent above, last year's totals. And a spokesman for Burdine's Department Stores of Miami, Fla., said, "We anticipated, a big Christmas and are realiz-. ing it. The general economy is pretty good and sales are fol» ". lowing along." Richard H. Rich, board chairman of Rich's, Inc., of Atlanta, said some had felt it would be hard to equal the records i racked up in Christmas of 196f» But, Rich said, sales this December are running 5 to.6 per cent ahead of 1966 with branch I stores doing slightly better than those located downtown. Improved sales also were reported by stores in Phoenix, Ariz., Cleveland, Ohio, Kansas City, Little Rock, Ark., and Pittsburgh. Zale Corp., a Dallas retail j jewelry chain, reported its sales jfor the week prior to Christmas were a record $22 million, compared to ?17,900,000 a year ear- jlier. Some Chicago and Omaha stores reported sales were not what they had expected. ; J. • Carl Campbell, general merchandising manager of Chi- j cage's Carson Pirie Scott & Co., i said, "Business is better than last year, but we're not up to planned growth." i John Diesing, vice president of Brandies, Omaha's largest I department store, said sales increased at his firm's outlying shopping center outlets but de- erased at the main downtown store. Uifls for men were among the best sellers. In Atlanta it was unusual items such as swords and musical whisky bottles. In Los Angeles, the biggest item on the market was the turtleneck sweater. CARD OF THANKS We would like to express our thanks and appreciation for the kindness shown us during tile loss of our loved one. Our special thanks to Bro. Richard Wiles, Bro. Raymond Johnson and Bro. Paul Kirkindall. The song by Mr. and Mrs. Gem-Id Hancock was a comfort to our heart. Special thanks to Cobb Funeral Home and our friends and neighbors who sent food and (lowers during our sorrow. May God bless each and every one of you. The Family of James Doe Garner FANTASTIC SAVINGS ON FALL AND WINTER SHOES. SAVE ON SHOES FOR EVERY MEMBER OF THE FAMILY. MEN [ WEYENBERG CITY CLUB WESBORO [ JACQUELINE CONNIE PERSONALITY [WEATHERBIRD I HAPPY HIKERS Children All Shoes Priced And Displayed For Easy Selection. Just Come In Browse Around - Pick A Pair or Two! BEND A LITTLE SAVE A LOT USE YOUR BANKAMERICARD ^rr 311 W. MAIN PO 3-3549 DURING WINTER MONTHS. Matinees will start at 1:10 p.m. MONDAYS THRU THURSDAYS (exceptions: National Boll- days & Advance Admission Prices). Special Adult Prices 1 to 4 p.m. 75c - Children 35c. Mon. thni Thurs. After 4 p.m. Regular admission Sftc & 35c. Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Show contlnous from 2 p.m. 90c & 35c. LAST TIME TODAY (GA) "TAMMY & THE MILLIONAIRE" —With Debbie Watson FRSDAY AND SATURDAY DOUBLE FEATURE (GA) TEGHSCaOR"- TECHNtSCOPE' • A PEWMUKt RELEASE —PLUS— ©19S7 Amaricnn International PJcluro COMING SOON TO THE RITZ WHO'S MINDING THE MINT — With Jim Hattoo * Dorothj , ST VALENTINES DAY MASSACRE — With Jason Robirdi THE PRESIDENT'S ANALYST — With James Coburn THE WAY WEST — Kir'K Doujlas & Robert Mitchun THE FAMILY WAY — WHh Haley Mills THE AMBUSIIERS — With De»n Martin ..TAMING OF THE SHREW — With Elisabeth Twtor * «lcl>u* COOL HAND LtIKE — WHh Paul Newman /:

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