The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 30, 1952 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 30, 1952
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PAGE TWO BLTOTEVILI-E fARTU COUNTER NEWS TUESDAY, SEPT. SO, 1052 Cottons Leading in. Back-to-Sckool Wear 'W/i/te Collar' Cottons Boon To Girls in Office or Class Welcome as the first snowfall but decidedly newer to the winter scene are the new "whtte-colJar" winter cottons arriving now In stores. A boon to white-collar girls who toll in classroom or office .they're made of brand-new fabrics that look and feel like fall and winter. lection are slim classics, one-piece dresses with big skirts and two- pli-ce dresses that boast the mould- ed middy line and low-placet! skirl tullrass. Th!« designer uses homespun tweeds In rich brown and b)ack color combinations, and the more sophisticated suitings in black yet retain' .11 the imtuVal ^ets »1th flno white P'n stripes, of cotton. Many have hcen ti-ea'ert ncsiqncrs from Dallas and S with special finishes for wrinkle' LOUIS like the savoir-faire of subtle and soil resistanrc. reports the Na- co uon .suitings, oulslnndfng among tlonal Colton Council. i prominent whltc-cnllnr cottons from Subcrl) new winter cotton tweeds, those cities is one In n finely .strip- suitings, alpacas, plain and print- pod suiting, et.vlcd will) pert fill ed cord iroys-all in beautiful, d»rt skirt and detnchiihle Dow Another Sll Mlor*itte included. | is a «llm. sclt-drw cta«.lc n «,( America's most creative designers iS r<.y dvoss-wclshl couon Milting have outdone themselves in muni-1 Whimsical but very chic a LI If fit IIV v> iJH r .~-L\jjn«* .,!.„,.-. -. fed in any circles, one smart col- ruffed shlrl Iront sots off a black lection of dark cotton tweeds fen- -kirt of giant-wale corduroy, lures crisp detachable white dick-; Vividly striped nnd checked cor- ejs collars and cuffs. In the col- > duroy makes some Impressive, cnsy- .o-wear dresses that look equally well In office ro class. Designers have made them In classic styles with smart new puritan collarf. push-tip sleeves and button trim. One designer features richly irl- :lcscent alpaca-type cotton In easy, flare-skirt dresses that are llned^ la 'llmlnato the need for extra petticoats. College girls planning ahead to big prom weekends will find luxurious evening styles in winter cottons. They have the plus value ol warm comfort for snowy nlghls. Richly colored velveteens make a group of short formals with tremendous skirts, decollete necklines and pearl and rhinestone trim. An cxcillnfi date coat In deep brown velveteen hae tiny mink tails at the throat. For nftcr-flvc dating In the city sophisticated styles In cotton tweeds and .suitings feature such practical touches as detachable dickeys to transform them from day to date Lime. Proving that young women can look fashionable no matter what the weather, designers offer wonderful new winter cotton raln-or- shine, coats. The classic duster vies for top honors with the new Em- releppent iridescent corduroy, plaid plre princess coat and the slim, alpaca cotton and vividly striped stralght-as-an arrow style Water- colon tweed are popular, Lone Mole Member Helps Girls' 4-H Club Win Cotton Bag Contest An eight-year-old boy, sole male member of the Cranston. Rhode Island, "Little Lasses" 4-H Club ha.s helped to win first place and a deluxe sewlnt; machine for the club In n statewide Sew With Cotton Bags Contest. The Hoy Is Charles "Chard" Henry ill. Bin of Mr. and Mre. Charles Henry, Jr., of Cranston. He joined the girls' club after hli sister urged him to sew for the competition sponsored by Singer and the Textile Bag Manufacturer's Association. Working 15 minutes a day, which his mother allotted him over seven-month, one - day period. "Chsxrd" painstakingly hand em- broidered a cotton fe«d ba» apron. His elBter made a polka-dot, feed bug print dress. They got the bag* from their (ather who as > poultry farmer buys hlB feed In print cotton sack*. Now, two other boys want to Join the "Little Lasses" and the club name may be changed to the "Cranston Little Lads and Lasses," the club leader said. The contest is now underway In [our other states, according to the National Cotton Council. Four other states wlU come Into the contest thle fall, with 18 other states entering early in 1953, Clubs participating make complete exhibits of wearing appare and household items from feed flour, fertilizer and other cotton bags for entry In a county-v.'ide contest. Clubs winning first place in the country 1 contests compete In 'Cotton Dates Set as May 77 to 76 MEMPHIS, Tenn.—National Cotton Week Jor 1053 woll be held Mny 11-16, the National Cotton Council has ftnonunced. Colton Week, to be observed for the 23rd consecutive year. Is a tra- dltlonnl salute to America's foremost farm crop and le!«ri!r.s fiber, ich accounts Jor 10 per cent o[ the state-wide contests for a deluxe Singer Cabinet sewing machine first prize, nnd *75 worth of sew Ing equipment, second prize. all textiles In this country. Stores all over the country Join i the event. Many Cotton Belt communities where cotton accounts for a high percentage of total In. come, take part In special civlo celebrations, staging parades, exhibits and balls. Cotton Week Is an annual merchandising promotion in which thousands of stores partlcipat* during a peak season for retail sale* of cotton goods. A comprehensive sales promotion, advertising and publicity campaign in support of Cotton Week activities will «tress the traditional springtime theme, "It's Cotton Time." Paul M. Jones of New York, Council sales promotion manager, said Cotton Week posters and other display material will carry th» slogan, "It's Cotton Time. Pick Cotton — Look Smart, Be Cool, Peel Fresh." ' 27"x 54" WOOL FACE SCATTER RUGS Made to sell for 3.98 EACH Lovely Patterns! Gorgeous Colors! You Select ANY TWO! NOW-Because of Slight Imperfections- ANY TWO High Style! Famous Name Rugs! 3.98 for a beautiful scatter rug? That's plenty low! But NOW you get TWO for that price (plus a single penny)! And all because of tiny little imperfections youll need a magnifying glass to find! These rug« have aa imported wool face and were made by a famous maker. Their smart patterns are proof that experts designed them! You'll need at least two, probably more, to cover heavy-traffic spots on your living room floor, your hallways and your bedrooms. So get here early—they're going to go FAST! 9 x 12 Rugs to Match 29 95 Wednesday - Thursday - Friday FREE MERCHANDISE CERTIFICATE Register here Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for Drawing Friday Afternoon MATTRESS & Buy During King Colton Days and Save $35 312 Coil Spring Unit. Assorted colors of Dawask Covers. Tuft- less innerspring Mattress, a reg u!ar 49.50 value. Matching Spring a regular 49.50 value. A Regular $99 Value H> Both for Only This Value Good Only During Wednesday Thursday, Friday Charles S. Lemons FURNITURE Chas. S. Lemons. Fiirn. " "Smart Furniture, Moderately Priced

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