The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1955 · Page 23
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 23

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TUtSDAY, SEPTEMBER «T, 1MI BLtTHEVILLB (ARK.T COTJ1OTI MEWf ?AGE SEVEN Home Repairs Will Forestall Accidents Home accident* kill approximately ae.ooo persons and maim or injure over 4,000,000 more every year, reports the National S*fety Council. Many of these accidents can be prevented by home repairs and a little foresight in redecorating. The housewife must act as a safety director in her home, if she ia really going to keep herself and her family free from injury. She, like the plant safety engineer, will need the cooperation of others. Dad can help by repairing things and junior and sister can help by playing only in their own play areas. • About half of the people kiUed'in home accidents are vicitma of falli. About one-fourth of the falls happen on stain or steps. To help prevent these accident*,' be sure the stairs are well lightei have strong handrails, secure carpeting and are not used to store toys, mops, pails etc. .Many falls on the same level are caused by spilled grease or water on the floor, toys and other obstacles under foot and slippy throw- rugs. Wall-to-wall cotton- carpeting and cotton rugs with non-skid backing can make most areas less hazardous. Burns account for the next largest group of horn deaths and in* juries—52000 in 1963. Because Of the relative helplessness, young children and aged persons are freqquent fire victims, steam and hot lio.uids, gasoline and othe fluids used to dryclean, and improper smoking habits are among the worst offenders. Accident* are caused either by unsafe conditions or unsafe prac-1 tices. Both can be prevented. I FASHIONABLE TWOSOME — Mrs. Eric Bollard (left) and Mrs. Tommy Westbrook show two outstanding cotton creations for the Maid oJ Cotton. Mrs. Bollard is shown in a harlequin sheath with a slim black duster. Mrs. Westbrook wears a slim silhouette dress with a new long boxy jacket that covers the slim sheath. Both may be seen at the cotton picking contest fashion show at Walker Park Friday afternoon. (Courier News Photo) QUALITY SEED FOR PARTICULAR FARMERS Alfalfa — Certified Buffalo — Oklahoma Approved Rye Grass Hairy Vetch OATS Ferguson 922 — Nortex — Victorgrain Balbo* Rye Barley WHEAT CLOVERS - GRASSES Austrian and Wild Winter Peat Complete line of Garden Seed and Fertiliser Write tor Prices W. B. Mallory & Sons Co. 431 S. Main St. Memphis, Tennessee SET FOR THE PARTT — Here Is i trio el the Maid of Cotton's loveliest dresses for late af- • ternoon or party wear. All will be modeled at the 'fashion show Friday at the National Cotton Picking Contest. Mrs. J. L. Westbrook Jr., (left) wears a beautiful floral polished cotton with a long to the hips bodice, a standout flared skirt and a huge sash that ties over the hips. Mrs. Charles Leggelt (center) wears a lovely new French adap- tation in a mauve "fused" print. It has a raised bustline and a scalloped bandeau that heightens the Jong .torso line. Continuing with the Freeh look, Mrs. Cecil Connell wears a new long torso sheath in a beau;i[u! dark Wamsutta print. The sleek elongated line is dramatically accented by the sash which ties over the hips. (Courier New« Phoio) New Smart Tread in Table Settings "How lovely your table looks!" table settings. 1« a compliment that quickly finds Both formal snd informal styles its way to a hostess' heart. To|»re correct, according to Frank J. earn this praise, the modern host- Porcarpio. president of Castle ess has a choice of several kinds of' Creek Prints, Ini., world's largest TERMITES Consult Phone 5-8218 1200 Commerce Title Bldg. I printer of tablecloths. Often a single tablecloth can serve ; as the basis for either a formal or Informal table selling, depending ; on how it is cimbined with table ' decorations and flatware. Versatile/ cotton prints are especially adaptable to this new trend In entertaining. . ' table Setting Rutes j Here are a few basic rules for seaing a table that can help you • win an admiring compliments from ; your guests: j 1. A printed tablecloth'should be j placed with the crease exactly In j '.he center so ihat the overhang is even on both sides of the table and ..he pattern is displayed to advantage. 2. Plan your table decoration. uheiher it is fruit, flowers or some umiMial centerpiece, so that it is in scale with the setting and does not obstruct Uie view across the table in eiiher direction. Your decoration nerd not be placed in the center, but anywhere on the table. 3. For a formal atmosphere, use china which \vtll set off the print to Us best advantage. The chirva can. be plain white or earn- a de- sien to harmonize with the print. Your glassware should be formal .stemware. An informal and casual atmosphere is created by using eathenware. simple trumblers or stemware and a less formal centerpiece. 4. Whether you use sterling or the modern STPR! flatware, place forks on the left and knives and spoons on the right from the outside toward the plate in order of use. Memphis, Tenn. Anderson-Tully Co. Memphis, Tenn. Vicksburg, Miss. A current favorite in kitchen decor is the use of cotton fabrics that feature the identical print of wallpaper in the room. R- -i Conner News Classified Ads Bought-Sold-Quofed Federal Compress & Warehouse Co, Common Stock HERMAN BENSDORF & CO. 940 Commerce Title Bldg. Phone 5-5858 NOW... 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