The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 19, 1954 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19,1954 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.V COUIKffR WHJV3 PAGE SEVEN Many Men Enjoy Help Of Wife in Their Shopping By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — About this time of year a man begins thinking about a new fall suit. As often as not he ends up,by buying what his wife picks out. . Why do men take their wives along? Merchants will tell you that a large numbei of them do. And many of those who made a show of choosing for themselves take wearing apparel home on approval — and you know whose approval. Most women love to shop. They There are men, of course, who won't let their women within shooting range of a clothing store. A man. say, who in his young manhood was badly bitten by a bunch of Christmas ties from female kin. Or, one who, way back before the honeymoon was entirely over, let his wife pick out a suit for him, and when he came .out of the daze discovered he was walking around In something that once must have blanketed Man 'O War. Such men go alone to the clothing stove. But most men, whether they know it or not, don't really choose their clothes themslves. There are several types. Some discover by the trial and error method that it's the better part of valor to let the wife's taste win right from the start rather than to listen to comments on the clothing after the husband brings it home. These criticisms range from open laughter (rare, let's hope) to a polite murmur that it's an awfully cute suit but are you sure you're quite the type to wear it. Other males are convinced their wives really do have better notions about what men should wear and rely gratefully on their womenfolk's taste. Actually, many a man hates to shop. He knows his tendency to buy whatever the clerk hands him —even when aware that the salesman may be palming off something he hasn't been able to unload before. The customer knows his wife won't let him go for that. are willing, even eager to go from store to store, to nave their IHLS- ba..ds try on garment after garment, to parry words with salesmen when they're suspicious, and to insist on extra cure in the alterations. Many husbands value this aid. Women nourish — and without doubt deserve—their reputation as the better shopper, the one with the real nose for bargains, and the unerring eye for value. They don't let their men forget it. B-47 Crashes, Two Injured TUCSON, Ariz. W>—A B47 Strato- Jet bomber crashed and burned while making a practice landing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base last night, burning one crewman latally and the other two seriously. Identity of the dead man was withheld. The base said the injured were Capt. George C. Berger, airciWt commander, who received first-degree burns, and M. Sgt. W. A. Nye, who had mild lacerations. The base identified Berger's mother as Mrs. Mary P. Berger, Thomasville, Ga. Nye's mother Is Mrs. Emma Smith Nye, Heglns, P8. Caust of the crash was not known. Big Fires Render 3,000 Koreans Home/ess PUSAN. Korea W — More than 3,000 persons were made homeless here last night when two fires destroyed 481 homes. One fire which started in a Korean home leveled 361 homes, making 2,400 persons homeless. Another fire started from a kero-. sene lamp in a refugee-crowded sector and destroyed 120 homes. It left 800 Koreans homeless. No casualties were reported. Police estimated the loss at $18,000. ANNOYANCE INVENTION Bifocal eyeglasses were invented by Benjain Franklin. Annoyed at having to carry two pairs of glass- ee, he hadone pair split in half, th each eye having twodifferent lenses. Miss Egypt Is Crowned Miss World LONDON im — Miss Egypt be- cnme Miss World last night, winning the 1954 title over a bunch of beauties from 15 other countries. Antigone Constftnda of Alexandria took top honors over Karin Hultmnn, a model from Rochester, N. Y. First prize was » r orth 600 pounds ($1.400). Miss Egypt, who packs 132 well- placed pounds on ft 5-foot-5 frame, drew delighted whistles from the Lyceum Theater audience when she appeared first In a low-cut, clinging gown and later in a bathing suit. "I am very pleased ... So happy," she said when the decision was announced. Said Miss United States: "Gosh, I'm always second." Then she gave Miss Egypt a con- gratuulatory kiss. Miss Hultman placed second In a Miss U.S.A. .contest in California earlier this year. Tastes Mellow as Moonlight "from the life and vigor of the grain!" 34 "I 69 Ft. I 54 Pin' Plus Slate Tax 6EO. A. HCKa D1ST. CO., LOUISVILLE, K\. • 86 PROOF Gigantic Studebaker-Packard-the world's 4th largest full-line producer of cars and trucks -announces TERRIFIC PRICE REDUCTIONS! BIG NEW55 STUDEBAKER COMMANDER SLOWER! We pass on to you the first big economies of the Studebaker-Packard combination! You get a better and more powerful new Commander -greatly reduced in price ! 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