Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 11, 1976 · Page 63
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July 11, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 63

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SE-July 11, 1976 Candy stripers Rewarded With Picnic Being a Candystriper (young volunteer) at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division, is work that is done not for money, but for service. However, there are compensations: the good feeling of tasks accomplished. of being helpful to other people. And there's a bit more tangible token tangible apprecia- · lion--a picnic at Coonskin. Two of the girls, Laurie Lewis (left) and Patty Burka reach for watermelon at the picnic. Engagement News The.Charleston Gazette and Sunday Gazette-Mail no longer accept photographs with engagement announcements. Completion of plans stories will not be used. The increasing number of announcements requires that we limit the space, so that items of more general interest may be used. We will continue to use photographs accompanying wedding stories submitted within our deadlines. If Masters Tuxedo /5 a 1016Quarr«rSt. Charkiton-346-0483 and helps make it happier **-^**^ZttStiS£Sffi . Six and reserve your choice now. . . .our annual summer clearance -QUARRIERATHALE MERCHANDISE \\ GREATLY REDUCE! American Express BankAmericard Master Charge We Invite Open. Accounts ( » | H ' i i V : l . l i K : l 5 . M o i i ( l i n Tui».-S;il. :).* l.*:INI Bring Back the Uniform By Beraidiae Mwrit (c) New York Timei NEW YORK-Despite their highly vocal objections to being treated like sheep and dictated to by fashion designers, women are happiest when rules are strictest about what should be worn and what shouldn't, according to some observers. "There's too much freedom today," said a member of this school at one of the mammoth fashion shows that marked the opening of fall collections here. "That's why women look so terrible so often." It was her contention that the best times for fashion as well as for peace of mind about it were periods when there was a prevailing uniform. The mid-Ms, when most women tipped themselves into stiff, lined shift dresses, was one of those times. So were the early 50s, when petticoats and nipped waistlines were the rule and the 40s when the black dress and pearls prevailed. When there is too much choice, women become confused and choose the wrong things, advocates of stricter rules insist. These include a number of designers as well as people who sell clothes in stores. Faced with a multitude of separate parts that can be put together in a multitude of ways, many women can feel as distressed as a bride contemplating the furnishings of her first apartment without the help of a decorator. * * * CERTAINLY, permissiveness is rampant in clothes for fall, an extension of the choices available right now for summer. Having been hurt financially as well as psychologically by the attacks in 1970 centering on their dictatorship of the midi, most designers today are eclectic. If they show skirts, they make sure they include a sufficient number of pants, which have certainly become a uniform for many woiMsn during the 70s. The .type or pants is diversified too- some knickers, some culottes, some bloused at the ankle. And if designers show slender skirts and dresses, they include a full quota of wide ones, which is only wise since so many women are going corsetless. The diversification designers are reflecting in their collections, which run from tailored clothes through peasant-like ones, was most apparent at evening parties. A decade or so ago, most women would have called around to find out what kind of dress was called for. Today, they wear what they feel like, and none of them feel misplaced, whether they turn up in a velvet pants suit or a chiffon dress. Skirt lengths, measured either in inches from the floor or inches above or below the knee, have ceased to be a matter of concern. Designers, as well as women who wear clothes, pick the length that appeals to them. Nevertheless, rules, though lax, are not' absent. Any length goes-but knees are supposed to be covered, 1 except at the beach or on the tennis court. THE SHAPE of clothes varies from slim to ample, but the fabrics must be supple and, preferably, unlined. Stiff construction, even when tailored styles are involved, is out. Generally speaking, any- thing thai looks tight and constricting also looks passe, such as padded bras. While there is considerable choice in fashion, anarchy has not quite taken over. True, a woman can wear either pants or a skirt, whichever suits her best. But a crepe de chine shirt is likely to be the common denominator of both outfits. Possibly the single most obvious signature of the new season is a big wrappy scarf, poncho or blanket. It's not the easiest thing to manipulate, but it can make last year's shirt and pants look up to the minute. . Certainly, freedom is rampant in fashion, but chaos hasn't yet taken over. Between uniforms and anarchy, there is still a middle ground. t V UNIFORM SHOE SALE 10%-50%OFF All Uniforms, Smocks Men's Professional Jackets, Pants and Public Health Uniforms, Conductive Shoes NATURALIZED NANCY CAHILL | AND NURSEMATES SHOES All Sales Cosh Final A No Phone| Orders, Please Yvonne's Open Monday Nights 'til 7:00 P.M. 9:30 AJVI. to 5:00 P.M. Daily 1219 Washington St. E.--Next to Charleston High School Ph.342-0532 lake Brown · John Grose THE CHARLESTON Y.M.C.A. In cooperation with Kanawha County Schools · Offers This FOUR DAY EVENING COURSE Hot To August 2-5, 1976 A d j u s t m e n t C o l l e g e i THI PURPOSE ot this course is to old students to improve their study skills ond help them moke effective adjustments to college life. THI CONTENT of. the course includes the following topics: How people leorn, why we forget, the art of listening, how to take college lecture notes, motivation for maximum college performance, how to plan your time, the basic study formula, techniques of review, themes and reports, preparing for and taking tests and examinations, the vocabulary of college, what you need to know about each course and professor, when and how to obtain academic assistance, understanding college catalogs ond student handbooks, college libraries and how they differ, personal problems in adjusting to college living. THE INSTRUCTOR for the course will be a Purdue University orofessor who hos been carefully selected ond trained by the Authors of the Course. THE LOCATION AND TIME of the course is as follows: George Washington High School, August 2-5, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. THE FEE for the course is $30.00. This includes instruction ond'all classroom handouts. Students are asked to bring a 8'/z" x 11" notebook binder ond paper. ^^^^^ iff I® Sis) ft RHHQ ·BH-BE) THE ^r/STSSN. ADVISORY COMMITTEE for this project includes Luther Cope, Director of Guidance and Social Services, Kanawha County Schools; Fred Radabaugh, Kanawha County Schools; Steve Perry, DuPont High School; Nancy Trotter, East Bank High School; Bertha Cline, I . Stonewall Jackson High School; Marvin Covey, South Charleston High School; Nellie Grimms, Charleston High School; Ron Graham. Char- leston YMCA, * · I THE RUCTIONS Of STUDENTS to the course have been excellent! "It cleared up a lot of doubts and untruths that I hod heard from others about college and gave me o good picture of what I can really expect ond how to prepare for it." "I was o very good student in high school, but I realize now how unprepared I was for' the difference bet-ween high school and college. This course has saved me some real hard knocks." "It helped colm my over-whelming fear of immediate failure in college. I liked the wov the speaker presented the material. At the end of the course he seemed like a real friend." "I only wish this information had been presented to me last summer before I went to college, as I feel it is invaluable. It should greatly aid beginning freshmen." I THE ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE is as follows: Return the registration form below with your deposit of SI0.00 Or your complete payment of $30.00. If you pay only the deposit, the balance ($20.00) will be collected on the night of the first doss meeting. Make check payable to the Y M C A Enrollments will be limited to tfle physical facilities available. Only high school graduates ore permitted to enroll. OLDER ADULTS AND COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE WELCOME. CUP AND RETURN Mail To: CHARLESTON YMCA Devil P«rk ClwrUitw, Wetf Yirfinio 2S301 than* - 344-3437 FIRST COME - FIRST SERVED LIMITED ENROLLMENT Please enroll me in the . HOW TO STUDY IN COLLEGE course. August 2-5, 1976 at George Washington High School. 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. fj My check for $10.00 is enclosed. I will pay the balance of $20.00 the night of the first class meeting. 0 My check for $30.00 is enclosed. ($10.00 deposit is not refundable.) High School from which I graduated Print Name Colltg* I am enrolled (or plan to enroll) Address Zip Oty Phone

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