The New York Age from New York, New York on October 2, 1954 · Page 15
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New York, New York
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Saturday, October 2, 1954
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a Ethos Uiiiiiui By HAL DeWLN'DT It learned philosopher Goethe, " - nnauoever you cannot understand, you cannot pos lets" These .seven words have been tht essence of my writings in the past and will be the gist of iry future writings. The time has com for understanding in an phases of living for th Negro if he wants to become recognized in any particular art or field of endeavor. What most People would like to be tnie is wliat hey readily believe. There lore they reject things because of the difficult their impa - uence with research; sober things or reality, because they narrow hope. They also reject tht deeper things of nature for superstition; the light of experience, from arrogance and pride. The Negro models, should strive first to understand the art of modelling and educate themselves as to the seriousness of the profession. They will never earn the right to own the title 'model' if they continue to value the srt as a side hustle and nothing more. THE ECHO CHAMBER: FASHION SHOW REVUE: Ro - wena Mays show at Small's Mrs. Mays hat styles were fresh and well received. The standout per formers were Lorraine Roach, Kandee KlaYke and Hortense Penn. 1 THE SPORTSMAN BALL SHOW; A need for formal staging and direction was seen in the presentation of this show. Congratulations should be given to the Grace Del Marco, Barbara Watson and Parkview models whop participated in the 'extra vaganza.' A' group of young ladies from New Jersey were In the show, showing that the 'fashion fever is spreading. If these gals are given the correct amount of fashion education they will probably make the grade in the modelling world. THE LOIS BELL SHOW: Wonderful showing; the first attempt by the La Powell models. The standout performers were Rhoda Wynn, a very beautiful young lady and naturally the ingratiating Lois Bell. Add Items: Ophelia DcVore ts a wonderful fashion commentator;, the Neville Godfrey trio added a great deal to the mood setting of the show. Delightful Delores Grigsby will tThe H. Andrews Mark20thYear Mr. and Mrs. Hugh March Andrews recently celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary. They were married at the Church of the Transfiguration (Little Church roundthe Corner. Mrs. An drewi, better known as Kim Andrews, is director of St. Martin's OfJBroadway Saraband group, present a fall fashion frolic and dance at, the swank. Town Kill Restaurant, October 8. Real Doll Dept. Wanda Caffy, Shirley Napper and Barbara Kennedy, all of whom are contestants in the 'Miss' Transit contest. Terry Ed wards, whose greatest ambition is to write a best seller, presently working on the trials and tribu lations of the working girl model; Terry is a Cover Girl Model The biggest - little show in town can be found at Wells Music bar and restaurant; the featured stars are Orlando Robeson, Revel la Hughes, Hal Francis and the beautiful Alicia Jarmon. Audrey Bmai. saving captured two crowns ('Miss Medina' and 'Miss bci renseurs ) is now vying lor both the 'Miss Transit' and 'Miss Press Photographer' title. Lots of luck to a swell gal. Karen Karol, the designer and instructor, was admitted into the group known as 'Fashion Show Service. The Parkview Studios announced the enrollment of Yolanda Doez the South American dancer; Marylin Morris, a Pratt institute student and George Treadweli s (Sarah Vaughns' mgr. and hubby) beautiful daughter, Merle. The Sammy David show at the Apollo, the biggest event of the year. The Grace Del Marco models enliven - ! ed the Ralph Cooper show with the very well planned and staged fashion show. Elaina Brooks adorn the cover of Colored magazine this month. The Cover Girl Models are preparing for their fashion revue Oct. 17 at Smalls; Dorothy Chapelle, the director is putting the girls through a rigid rehearsal twice a week. Dr. Walter E. Merrick the well known composer who wrote "Run Joe," and many other top tunes is writing the score for the "Miss Transit" show. Argentine - born, Tr..: Lo pez, who has been compared with Burl Ives as being one of the better (oik singers in America, is a frequent visitor of one of our lo cal models initials W. L. ah - luv, is it not graaannd? .Elaine Mac Neal, the independant model is talking contract with the Grace Del Marco agency. Speaking of Elaine she has never looked prettier. Bert Andrews, onp of the better flash - pohtographer i doing a bang up job at all the leading fashion shows. The first show thit will be staged and directed by the 'Fashion Show Service' will be sen at Manhattan Center on Oct. 3. The service will supply models, backgrounds, props, lights, milliners, designers, furriers and entertainment for a reasonable fee . . .what more could you ask for? Diahann Carroll, a school and model mate of mine will be the biggest hit of the year, when "Carmen Jones" hits the screen. Thanks for all of those wonderful letters, please keep writing them. Your Pal. . .Hal. j i.y J - J f" 1 : v , a C c.rtf.I - ' "'"'""' liV iP'm mm r::i iK . .; i ' : :. i: (i - - ' - r ', ', . fi - ' i i. ' ' ' - . ; - f , w i i. - K A . . - - i MAIGY'S WARDROBE Lovely and well know model, Mar - firet Briakley, will display portions tf her beautiful and extensive wardrobe, at the Cever Girl Models Fashion Show, Oct 17. I . ' - . : "N "1 1 I . .." v j I v i - '.. J 4 " ' . i' $ ; , Jt , - - ' Oct. 3 Fashion Show Features 15 Models The NYC Photo service fashion show and dance, Oct. 3, at Manhattan center will include the tal - ents of 15 top fashion models. The models who have been chosen by the Fashion Show Service are Audrey Smaltz, Muriel French, Sarah Turner, Vi Hampton, Delores Grigsby, Yvonne Williams, Nanette Rohen, Kandee Klarke, Shirley Wagrner, Jean Reddick, Gloria Blondell, Johnnie McCall, Betty Bigby, Rose Armstrong and Mabel Taylor. This will be the Fashion Show Service's first staging job. The service is headed by Skotye, the fashion and dance director, Karel Karol, the designer and charm instructor and Hal DeWindt. The Count Basie and Rodriquez orchestras will provide the musical entertainment. Bronx Couple Married' In . Candlelit Rites In the candlelit, flower bedeck - ed St. Luke's Episcopal church, 222nd st., Bronx, the former Anna M. Palmer and Alfred R. Wnght were married on Sunday by the Rev. Henry, pastor. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Viola Palmer and the late Arthur Palmer; Mr. Wright's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Ellis 'right' of the Bronx. Escorted by her brother, Ernest A. Palmer who gave her i - riage, the bride was lovely in a gown of white brocaded satin made in princess style. Her tulle veil was attached to a head dress with flowers and she carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley. Miss Beatrice Freeman was maid of ' honor; and the bridesmaids were Barbara Holmes. Ber - nice Freeman and Jane Wright whose gowns were of rainbow hue Little Windy Smith was flower girl. Owens Hyder was Mr. Wright's best man and the ushers were Herbert Palmer, Albert Davis and Irvin Hail. A graduate of Walton High school, the new Mrs. Wright is secretary to Richard T. Green, business manager of Associated Publishers. The Mr. Wright is a mechanic. Out - of - town guests included Mrs. Isom of Philadelphia, and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Burns of Wilmington, Del. The couple is now spending their honeymoon in Canada. aiiuiiitiiitftititttiiriiiiiiiaiiiitiiiliiitiiriiiiiitiiitiiiiftiuiiiitiniiiitritiiiuiiiiiiiiiiitiiJiiiiiiiiiitiittiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Notes From Bermuda mm iiiiiiiiiiiiini iiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiiiiuiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiutiiiiiiiiuiiiiuiiniiiiiiiiiiHii By GERALD A. RRANGMAN HAMILTON, BERMUDA - One of the finest speeches heard in these parts in a long, long time was made last week at the graduation exercises of the Bermuds Nursing Home by Dr. A. E. Cann. Dr. Cann, considered by so many as a ''political giant" in the House of Assembly, was brilliant in his pica for the encouragement ol young girls to enter the profession of nursing. There were two graduates, Elo - ise Venda James of Smith's Parish, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie James, and Sylvia Adelle Emery of Happy Valley Pembroke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Emery. The two girls are soon off to Lincoln hospital in New York to complete their nursing education. Charging that "deliberate obstacles" were put in the path of Toung people in following the nursing profession, Dr. Cann said he was unhappy because these, obstacles had whittled the number of graduates down to two. Mr. And Mrs. Baylor Mark 25th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Edward Baylor celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Sunday with a gala reception in their home, 1951 Amsterdam ave. It was attended by many relatives and friends bearing lovely gifts in commemoration of the occasion. The couple's two daughters, Shirley and Bernice Baylor were hostesses. The Rev. M. L. Wilson officiated at the ceremony in which the couple reaffirmed their marriage vows. Among the guests were Mrs. Rebecca Afflick, Mr. and Mrs. R. Brooklns, Mr. and Mrs. A. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. George Brown of Philadelphia, and daughter, Saun - dra; Mr. and Mrs. James Carter and daughter, Ruby; Mrs. Bell Drummond of Philadelphia, Mr. and Mrs. F. Favors, Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Ferebee and daughter, De - nise; district attorney William Garvin and Mrs. Garvin of Jamaica; Mr. and Mrs. Roland Griffin, Mr. and Mrs. Haley; Mrs. Hogue and daughters, Anna and Hettie; Also, Mr. and Mrs. B. Hollings - worth and family; Mr. and Mrs. Innis, Mr. and Mrs. James Keith, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. S. Lesesne, Mr. and Mrs. Michael, Mr. and Mrs. H. Moses of Philadelphia, Mrs. Pearl Park er and daughters, Winnie and Jewel Mr. and Mrs. D. Phillips and daughter, Muriel) Mrs Robinson, Mrs. L. Sharp, Mrs. Clara Slaughter, Mildred and Clarence Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. J. Terrell and daughters Saundra and Diane; And Mrs. B. Veal, Richard W. Wilson, M. Wilson and Mrs. M. L. Wilson. The decorative anniversary was prepared by Mrs. B. Lawrence while M. Wilson, with the help of friends and relatives catered the affair. Let Nose Be Guide In Choosing Scent By LOU LUTOUR Be careful in choosing the proper perfume. Never mind about the kind mother uses, or the high flung name, either. If the weather is hot, keep to the delicate fra grance. There is no better tester than your olfactory nerve, so let your nose be your guide. The girl at the perfume counter will be happy to let you smell cit the various fragrances until you find that which suits your fancy. The delicate colognes are your best bet, especially if you are in your teens. Smalls. The six ett, Kandee Alleyne and a,,,., , - ., OH, YOU BEAUTIFUL DOLL! Cute Alveda Bolden stands in the accepted modeling stance, holding the 'snow ball' which began the winter scene for the Rowena Mayes' fashion show at are (left to right) Hortense Penn, Pearl Tuck - "If there is one thing that Bermuda has omitted to do in the past," he said, "'it is the development and encouragement of this vast potential of young girls in this profession. We have an enormous potential for all of our nursing needs, but what do we get? One or two nurses. Bermuda must cease to be dependent upon outside resources for its nursing personnel Even a superficial glance at the structure of the country reveals that it is essential to develop greater self - containment," be declared. Wins Iota Award Miss Johnella Richmond, winner of Iota Phi Lambda sorority's national scholarship award, was presented by the sorority on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 26, at St. James Presbyterian church. At the same time the group sponsored a popularity baby contest for the benefit of their welfare fund. m milium - : - - ' v;v - i ! - . LiiK5:;J'v:(V;1j . '''' I irni 4' ';'' f. : :.. f ' f: - mm - llllil " - - Y - y"' - ' ' if ffT' - f "'"f" ililllssatllilVillWWTiWlliiisssWl THE NYC PHOTO SERVICE SHOW - The fashion show at Manhattan Center, Oct. 3 will have in its' model roster two of the most beautiful and best liked manikins In New York City. Delores Grigsby (left) and Sarah Turner: The fashion revue will have 13 of the top girls of the profession and will be staged and promoted by 'Fashion Show Service'. The complete show includes the Count of Basie and his orchestra and many others. THIRD ANNUAL CROWNING "MISS TRANSIT" 'RESENTED IY HARLEM TRANSIT COMMITTEE (NYC TransiK Employee) AT THE YORKVILLE CASINO BALLROOM 210 EAST 86th STREET, NEW YORK, N. Y. Friday Evening, October 29, 1954 FROM 10:00 P.M. UNTIL? DANCINC AND ENTERTAINMENT ALVIN 'Chick' WEBB, Mr,rer of Ceremonies Admissfon $1.50 in advance, $1.75 at door jtmitwONS and riCKirs H. JONES, CY 3 - 914 C. WIN GATE, DE 3 27f J. H. HARPER, MO M0JS I. IELLAMY, TR S - 905S POST OFFICE BOX fUl, NEW YORK 27, NEW YORK "4 Morrison 'Fair ToAidNAACP Freedom Fight Verlie Morrison, talented young international stylist, will present a 40 piece collection, featuring daytime, afternoon, lounging and evening wear, in her "Winter Fashion Fair" at the .Hotel Roosevelt, on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 17. The showing will be sponsored by the Congress of Clubs for the benefit of the 1954 Fight For Freedom campaign of the New York branch, NAACP. Mrs. Mae Wright Eckford, temporary chairman of the Congress of Gubs, stated that this is the first joint effort of clubs and organizations in the New York area in support of the NAACP Freedom drive. "This affair could be a telling success without strain on any one club," Mrs. Edkford observed. "If only a fraction of the many clubs in our community would be re sponsible for 10 tickets. This is the very painless way for clubs to help towards full equality for all." The outstanding models who will display the Verlie originals are Sara Lou Harris, Sylvia Jones, Elaina Brooks, Dorothy Mcln tyre, Edwina Weldon and Shirley Dickerson. Miss Barbara Watson, head of the Barbara Watson mode - els, will serve as commentator, Models are from both the Watson agency and the Grace Del Mateo Model agency. lovelies surrounding Miss Bolden Klarke, Gloria DeLoche, Dorothy Lorraine Roach. Post Script: Dig those craiy chapeaus (Rowea Mayes creations) S N. Y. AGE DEFENDER 1 c Sat.. Oct. 2. 1954 1J V;;;;;V;.V. I i J . . ,( mi rIA W II MODEL OF THE WEEK: Eileen Mills, Barbara Watson node! and instructor Miss Mills has monopolized almost all of the leading products publicity advertisements with her appealing charm and beauty. She is considered by many as one of the best charm school instructors in the business. Ariel Boisseau Ariel Felicia Boisseau, nine - month - old daughter of Mr.' and Mrs. Frank Boisseau, was christened at St. Andrew's Episcopal church by the Rev. Father Tollie Caution, on Sunday. A reception followed the ceremony at their home, 634 St. Nicholas avo. Out of town guest included Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Adams and Jules Adams fit Williams Grove, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Croker, Mrs. Ruby Adams, Mrs. Hilda Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wilson and Mrs. Henrietta Jefferies of Philadelphia; Also, Mrs. Mildred Bray Miss Florence Costner and Villiam Taylor of Rochester, Mrs. Lillie Truehill of New Orleans, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Jaycox, Mrs. Bertha Coleman, Mrs. OIlie Bailey and Mrs. Josephine Portee of Westchester. Guests from New York included Mr. and Mrs. Add Lankford, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Swaby. Mr. and Mrs. F. Whiting, Mr. and Mrs. John Lindsay, Mr. and Mrs. Rus - BEEF SUPPLIES Plentiful supplies of beef will continue throughout the summer, with many kinds and cuts, such as steaks and ground beef, available for easy, warm weather ; meals. The record - sized cattle herd of nearly 95 million head on America's farms and ranches promises I ffnnri snnnlip of beef for the next few years. OCT. 3 The NYC . & ks I ! 1 i . 1 1 : 1 Is Christened sell Fortune, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Corprew, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Miller, Mr. snd Mrs. James Young, Miss Marietta Jones, Ros - coe Johnson, Miss Esther Lowe, Mrs. Eleanor Layton, Miss Roberta Ross, Mrs. Jeanette Quirles, Miss Katherine Buster and Edgar McDonald. S J 'Miss Transit j Contest In Its Pinal Stages The 'Miss Transit contest Is nearing its finishing stage. The talent revue at Smalls, Oct. 11, will be the first step toward the final show which will take place at the Yorkville Casino, Oct 29. The screening of the 550 girls were handled by the executives of the Transit committee which included Jamas G. Harper, George Gittens, Clifton Jones, Victor Hon - ford, Lilla St. John, Fred Jones and many others. The motorcade on Saturday, featuring 50 new Buicks and most of the lovelies who are in the contest had the Manhattanites applauding wildly. Some of the most versatile contestants are Audrey Smaltz, Al - thea Moore, Barbara Freeman, De lores Mack. - Gloria Powell, Iretha Jenkins, Barbara Kennedy ani Marion Ruth Henderson to nan - only a few. PHOTO SERVICE presents a FASHION REVUE and DANCE at Manhatt. - featuring COUNT BASIE And His Orchestra The Rodriquez Band 1 m r. Sonny Nichols Algita Center t 1; and 15 of the top MODELS of NEW YORK CITY . AT 6:00 P.M. Tht Show will b staced' by 'FASHION SHOW SERVICE (SKOTYE KAREN KAROL HAL DEWINDT)

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