The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1941 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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SfAGE TEN from Dowdiness To Glamor In 42 Days (ARKJ COUNTER NEWS BY ALICIA HART Service Staff Writer Winners in -a "self improvement course," given by a famous beau- iy salon, prove it's possible for nn overweight, dowdy-looking' .woman to become a glamor girl in six weeks even though she has . not much money to spend on herself and not time enough to go to an exercise salon for massnge or to.doexercises under the watchful eyes of an expert. --To New York recently came three women _ \vho started taking the correspondence course of the beauty school exactly six weeks ago. According to the report each made at a press luncheon, the improvement which has taken place in the interim is nothing if not inspiring to anyone who ha.s ex- cfess poundage problems. •tffN'E TOOK OFF $1N T ETEEN I' OIJ .V))S '"^One winner, Mrs. R. M. Baker, of Little Rock, Ark., presents today- a remarkable -contrast with Ifere's Mrs. II. M. Raker before she lost 19 pounds and before she learned more about grooming- her v skin and hair. h'er appearance six weeks ago. according to pictures taken of her before starting the course. She lost 19 pounds, and is half an inch taller since she learned to "stand tall" with her shoulders square and her backbone straight. <She took four inches off her waist line and three and a half off her thighs, and says she feels ten years younger. Naturally, it's no easy matter to lose 19 pounds. To Mrs. Baker losing- so much weight meant giving up -all sweets and all of the rich gravies and sauces she had been eating in lavish quantises for: years. Her special diet never left her with that empty feeling. She .was allowed to have all of the oranges she wanted between meals. 'This is a good point, for ihe woman on a spring diet to remem- IHT, wno was Judged by the audl- oneo to be nh ideal Lypo, fee 18 pounds and Ls six inches slimmer in the hipline. V "Ilfir disposition as .well as her npppfittmcfc was improved n.s soon a.s she began to losii weight - rapidly. .She .said that being oh the delensivi' about her figure over a period of years had soured her outlook. HKKK'S KXKRCISE THAT 1)11) IT All of the winners did posture exercises along with reducing routines. Here are directions for their favorite: Stand about a foot away from a wail, then relax the knees and push the center of the backbone | firmly against the wall, Notice ' how this pulls in the stomach. Now, raising arms above head, make wrists touch the wall, mean-' while keeping center of the back against, it. Relax ;\nd repeat twenty times. Keeping only wrisLs and small of the back against the wall Ls not as simple as it sound. MONTGOMERY, Ala., • (UP)- — Cov. Prank M. Dixon of Alabama ha.s extended hLs "hearty congratu- ( Unions" to R. A. Hughey of . Sprott. Ala., who ha.s nine grand- i .sons in the armed service. Hughey had wriiten the governor that he thought he was one ot" the few men in the nation with a.s many grandchildren in . the army and navy. He said all of them had volunteered for service. Airs. Choi Scluicncman, of H;i\v;mlen. Io\v;i, left, jx su l Mrs. R. M. Bilker, of Little Rock, Ark., right, are two of ihe star graduates in :i self- mijjrcmncMH course, given l>y :i famous beauty salon. During tin; six weeks corrcspmiclfMcc course, Mrs. Scliooncmun lost 22 pounds, (increased her wuislHue measurements hy nine :uul one-half inches. Mr.-:. \ Baiter lost If) pounds, mluml her hipline three and one-half inches. ! looks of her face and head as well as her figure. IMPROVED HER DISPOSITION. TOO Mrs. Olin D. Cole, another win- Secretary Role Reversed, Bosses Taken To Dinner PORT WORTH, Tex. (UP) — You've all heard that one about the- boss taking his secretary to dinner. Port Worth secretaries made news here by turning it around and taking their bosses to dinner. In an annual affair — believed to be the only one of its type in Texas — 64 members of a business girl's .sorority give a dinner for the boss. ber. Keep oranges a.s well a.s a bunch of celery, some carrots and a head of lettuce in the ice box. When you are hungry between meals, nibble these instead of cookies, candy or other sweets. In addition to having the perseverance to stick to a diet, any woman who wants to reduce must be faithful in doing exercises regularly. And also, by learning to take better care of her hair and skin, she will improve the TIIE BEST SANDWICHES ARE SOU) AT Hickory Inn * Across From Hf«h School ^RADE- Ancient Culture in Arizona PHOENIX, 'Ariz. (UP)—Arizona may be the "Baby ; . State" of the nation, but its culture basis began 10.000 years ago, according. - to Clara Lee Tanner, assistant, professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona. Your Old Furniture in on New, or Sell it to Us For Cash. Alvin Hardy Furn, Col 301 E. Main Phone 1220 New Scars-Roebuck RADIOS AT DISCOUNT FOR CASH! Radio Hospital Ingram Bldp. 103 E. Main New Used Defoe Furniture Co. We Trade Furniture For Anything Ash & U.K. n,onc IK Cash Credit Every Day In The Week! '$ GROCERY & MARKET 1044 W. Chickusawba Phone 113 Dr. W. S. Eastburn Chiropractic Physician Day and Night Calls Office 801 Chick. Phone 801 BISHIP'S GRO. & MARKET Mrs. Jack Biship, Prop. FREE DELIVERY 212 K. Main Phone 1231 PAYERS County Tax By April 21st ties. At Least, One-Fourth That Date. Will Be At: •; On Tuesday, April 15th, n Wednesday, April 16th. and Avoid The Rush! (Signed) HALE JACKSON, Sheriff &Collector FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1941 HARRISON IN HOLLYWOOD Micift Neville i s pinch-hilliuK- for Paul Harrison, now touring army camps and defense industries. BY LUCIE NKVILLE NEA Service Staft Correspondent HOLLYWOOD - stunt men are grumbling that a guy won't be able to earn an honest day's beating it directors and script writers keep phonying fights. They've long been accustomed to doing the rough work in bar-room brawls and ring bouts for stars who couldn't afford to get hurt, but now camera angles and sound are .beginning to double for the stunt-doubles. In -Reaching for the Sun," burly Albert Dekker and hard-fisted Joel McCrea have a no-holds- barred grudge fight in the street outside an automobile factory, but audiences won't see a blow-by- blow scene, except as reflected in the facial expressioas of Ellen Drew, waitress in a lunch wagon who has a counter seat at the light, On the set oi "Manpower," I saw "Sailor" Vincent — stooge and double for many .screen he-men —showing Marlene Dietrich how lo throw a punch. Even to the .sharp-eyed studio .gang, it looked and sounded like a stunner. The place that got the blow though, was the Sailor's left, shoulder °—' Jiits resoundingly with his ri«ht list while his left arm. made a straight jab that whizzed past Miss Dietrich's pointed chin. She caught, on in a couple of demon- stratioas and went- around practicing on everybody. Later, she'll use it on George Raft. Jimmy Cagney does a lot of his own film fighting —and between pictures keeps in trim by boxing but the script writers of "'Strawberry Blond" figured they could put more punch in it with this gag: show Cagney circling his opponent like a cocky bantam rooster, then cut to a barber shop where he's getting leech-first-aid for a black eye. MILLAND KNOCKS AHERNE TO CHINA In "Skylark" Ray Milland gives Brian Aherne one good straightaway blow thai knocks him out of camera range — to land unhurt, which audiences won't see. instead, there's a sound of a bodv crashing into a coffee table, load- ed with china, which has been seen earlier in the long shots A trick camera shot and somo makeup take the place of .slum- doubles in a night club brawl in "Tune Out for Rhythm." A fist seems to be coming straight into the camera lens, then audiences will see Rudy vallee, Allan Jenkins and Richard Lane — battered and bruised with makeup — easing themselves from the floor Nobddy figured that Anne Shirley need a double in a hailstorm sequence in "The Devil and Daniel Webster," because the hail — courtesy of the prop department — was composed of pearl tapioca, mothballs and white onions, but an onion caught her n f*M i\ ri »->y-l r.li * t.. . nicely and peri-winkle blue GRANT'S CHECK FOR VVAK RKUEF Gary Grant for making The other gavo 3ii.s check for "Philadelphia Story" (.0 the fund, he got .so- much unkind criticism that he shut up and refused to explain anything. Most people didn't even know that he had. first applied for American citizenship papers as far back a.s 1935. This time, the actor said people could say what they pleased, but he'd like to make two things clear; AS with the first donation, none of the money will leave this country, and none will be used to buy combative materials. It's all to be spent for American-made blankets, shots, and clothing, American-grown food and medicines, to be distributed to England's hcmeloiss and needy. • just 51 ° PacL " gor-. s to the WUiCh brlnfis picture sala Lav/ of 1C77 Enforced MELBOURNE, Australia (UP) — Patrick Henry was tried under d 1677 act of the Dime of Charles II. It was charged that he did "pub- , licly expose to .sale goods, to wit i cream, upon the Lord's clay." He f was found guilty and the court ' ordered him to forfeit the cream pay the costs of the years ago. GusLave A. Arnold was appointed chef at Clinton prison The German born immigrant 'had been responsible for the appetites of more than 2,200 inmates for over a quarter of a century. 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Extra demonstrators for this event-We want everybody to enjoy a ride in Chrysler Corporation's No. 1 car, the greatest Plymouth ever built and the greatest value in the low-price field. Come and see us now. Go through our whole establishment-service, parts and used cars, too. See how we are equipped to serve our customers. Let's get better acquainted. Bring your present car. Quick appraisals. Special offers on all makes and models brought in! Now is the Time to Buy This Special Spring Selling Event of ours is your opportunity to get your new car at the best time and on the best basis. We wanttoseeyou.Comein today -find out what we are now offering. Mwfy fify#uxit& Deofa, Ji

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