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Lake Charles American-Press from Lake Charles, Louisiana · Page 7

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SEAMS TO ME Answers Qiven To Questions By PATRICIA SCOTt There are some things we must buy ready-made, because the necessary materials are not available for retail trade. * * * Q. Please give instructions on how to make dress shields to match dresses, as one can buy only black or white shields. — Mrs. H. H. W. A. Giving instructions on how to make shields would be easy, hut what would you do for fabric? Shields arc made of two fabrics, one is a cotton that goes next to the skin and the other is a waterproof material. The waterproof part is. of course, vital and you cannot buy this fabric. Q. I'd like to make several toaster covers to match my kitchen curtains. Could you help me? Thank you. Mrs. T. B. B. A. You'll need »i of a yard of fabric: 1'i yards of corded piping: 1U yards of jumbo rickrack: ]'< yards of baby rickrack. Cut the toaster cover as shown in the diagram: Two side pieces 8x12 inches and one top piece 6x2fi'i inches. Round off top corners of the two 8x12 inch pieces as shown. Stitch piping to the right side of these side sections, stitching around the two short sides and one long side. With right sides together, seam the long strip to the side sections over the piping stitching line. Turn cover right side out and press. Turn lower edge under Vi inch and press. Add baby rickrack j trim over this turned edge and top stitch. Add jumbo rickrack from wrong side, so that only one edge of points show. Q. Is it possible to shorten a wool knit skirt at home? How can it be cut so it won't ravel? — Mrs, G. S. A. Measure your skirt length and decide how wide you wish the finished hem to be. If, let's say, you wish to cut off 2 inches, measure up 2'«! inches C/4 inch above where you wish to cut) and machine stitch all around the hem at this point. This will stay stitch your skirt so the knitted stitches won't unravel when you cut it. (Copyright 1962, By Field i Enterprises, Inc.) 1 Miss Scott is always glad to | hear from her readers, and when- j ever possible will use their questions in her column, but because of the great volume of mail re- iceived daily, she cannot answer | individual letters. j For your copy of Fifteen Gifts i You Can Make, write to Patricia Scott in care of this newspaper, enclosing a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope and 20 cents in I coin to cover printed and handling costs. The subjects for this fascinating booklet were selected from among Miss Scott's most popular columns. TUtS., AUGUST 21, 1$62, lafct Orgrfcs American » fftt GOREN ON BRIDGE TO 1MJ: Br Th« Chicago Tribune) ^forth-South vulnerable. f South deals. •NORTH 4KJ9 4 J643 WEST. AC54S V3 4KQ8T 46542 EAST 42 976542 4 A 10 9 5 K73 Pass Pass Pass SOUTH i 4AQ108T \ V AKQ108 V-42 + AQ The bidding: South West North 2* Pass 34 4 NT Pass 5 + 6 A Pass Pass .Opening lead: King of i North In today's hand voiced considerable displeasure with South's technique, in the management of his slam contract. Since the king of clubs is favorably located a. casual analysis would make it appear that the slam is ironclad. However, • the line of play -which South actually adopted was de"signed to achieve success even if the club finesse failed. Since there can be no quarrel vitb a plan of campaign which is calculated to increase the prospects for success, we must dejve further into the matter in order to determine where declarer fell from glory. West's opening lead against the six spade contract was the king of diamonds. When this Jield the trick, he continued Vith the queen which South ruffed. Rather than hinge everything on the club finesse, declarer endeavored to find a way to improve his chances. Presently, he saw that if he could arrange to ruff three diamonds in his hand and use the dummy's spades to draw trumps, then he could take six spades, five hearts and one club. In other words, by revers-' ing the dummy, he could develop an extra trump trick. This plan required only a gormal three-two trump break. South accordingly led the eight .of spades over to the dummy's nine at trick three and ruffed another diamond. He planned to ree'nter dummy with another spade, ruff out the last diamond, cross over to the jack of hearts and cash the king of spades on -which he could discard his queen of clubs. Now his hand would be high. However, when the second round of trumps was led to the dummy, East showed out and the hand collapsed. Declarer's analysis was unimpeachable, but his technique was faulty. Had he timed his plays properly he could have tested both approaches without committing himself irrevocably to either one. After ruffing the diamond continuation, South should play two rounds of trumps winding up in dummy. If both hands follow, then he can proceed with the dummy reversal. A second diamond is now ruffed and dummy retains two entries'in hearts so that South can trump the last diamond and still get over to the North, hand to draw the last spade. When East shows out on t h a second spade, however, South has time to abandon this plan and fall back on the club finesse which works. Miss LeBleu Honored at Bridal Fete MOSS BLUFF (Spl.) - Miss! Gwen LeBleu was honoree at a 1 bridal shower recently al 11^ Moss Bluff home of Mrs. Jack Denson. Mrs. Dcnson and Mrs. j Gray Turner of Gillis were host-, esses for the occasion. ! They were assisted by Mrs. J. R. Thorn of Lake Charles, who clucoruled the large white wish-; ing well in which guests placed gilts for the bride-to-be. Miss LeBleu, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred LeBleu of Moss Bluff, will be married to Ross Dexter Pcloquin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aus-tin Peloquin also of Moss Bluff, on Sunday August 19, al 2:30 p.m. The vows will be exchanged at the First Baplisl Church of Moss Bluff, with Rev. 11. C. Hooter as officiant. Boys Reflect on Their Vandalism WEST CALCASIEU AREA PTA COUNCIL: Ihe executive board met at the Sulphur City Hall io formulate plans for Ihe new year. Present were Walter Phillips, editor of the state PTA bulletin. Mrs. O. D. Pickeit, president, Mrs. L. R. Hyatt, treasurer, L. V. Ash, vice-president. Not pictured is Mrs. Robert Anderson, secretary. Lioness Club Plans Lunch On Thursday HD CLUB NEWS FAIRVJEW , , , ,. . I- airview HD club covered cur- At the recent regular dinner »,.., ... , , , , . . I tain hooks with colored wire to meeting of the Lake Charles Lion-; , . ,, r 6 j decorate cofiee cans for ess club, Mrs. Madelyn Hamil-i ton, guest speaker, described the duties and program of the Calcasieu Area Safely Council. one-pound top and TB patients at the Louisiana ; but its the seasonal avocation of Central Hospital, at their recent Janet Paul and Jean Griffin, all day workshop. Their Summer Job Is Running Hotel in Maine SOUTHPORT, Maine (AP) — ,cense, in order to have a cock- Running a summer hotel in j tail lounge but the town had al- Maine may be a far cry from! ways voted dry. They launched teaching children in Akron, Ohio, \ a letter-writing campaign and got The club announced plans for a! ? ld Christmas cards. Aug. 23 at 12 noon in the, coffee cans, and tall For nine months of the year Janet is a speech and hearing therapist with the Akron Board home of Mrl D. I No^ood 1520!faby food jars are needed for ^^^^^^sSS^Z' /•„„ „ i,,.«t. *..,. „„ „, ,„ 'hosoital natifints. Thaso. simnlips > wolks Wlth tne Chlld Stud y De ' in the home of Mrs D I w* No" , wood, 1520 Griffith. Wives of all lcha P ler Hcuse on R y an street - ' tour Drive - These supplies r .. .. . . be taken to the Red Cross P arlment of lhe Akron sch ° o1 ^ lem. enough voter support to have Southport finally go wet in the fall of 1960. Then, once they bought the hotel, it was a race against I h e time to get the place open for the 1961 summer tourist season. Reservations for the luncheon i McDonald, 1204 17th Street, may be made in advance with' Mrs - L - c - McClatchey, 400 Con Mines. Norwood, Francis Mire, Jim Toth and Frank Fertilta. A special scholarship was awarded to a student at McNeese Stale college for the coming school year, Electricians, carpenters and painters were hired to renovate; During the summer they're the i the 75-year-old building according Anyone who can help with this i owner-managers of a three-story j to plans outlined by Janet and project may contact Mrs. B. A. j hotel (The Rendezvous) fronting j Jean. A staff had to be hired and' or! the sea along Maine's rugged, but tourist-attracting, mid-coast region. The t\vo girls took it over in January, 1961 after a varied apprenticeship. Sunday Classes Shower Member kitchen equipment bought, but somehow they managed and had a profitable season as well. The two girls and the staff, several of which are also Akron teachers, hope this season will be Long summer residents of t h e J ust as profitable, but somewhat GILLIS (Spl.) - The Ruth and Pine Tree Stale, they had worked as hostesses at a restau- Icss hectic. A sewing party will be held! Joy Sund School dasses of Gil .jrant in nearby Boothbay Harbor, ,^ 01 A ntn .\, t~ u« j i •> , aml al one time mana g e( j highly-popular sunset suppers aboard Sept. 21, details to be announced. ilis Baptist Church were hostesses The long, narrow coastland of > for a recent surprise house show- a coastal passenger boat. Peru is a desert, broken only byj er honoring Mrs. C. C. Caldwell with this training under their ' ' a t her new home near Gillis. j beltSi there were still some prac- irrigated valleys streams flowing to WCTU Annual Officer Election Results Are Told Mrs. C. 11. Mayo \vas elected president of the Women's Christian Temperance Union at a recent meeting in the Mayo home. Chosen to serve with Mrs. Mayo during the coming year were the following officers; Mrs. D. R. Langford, vice president and program chairman; Mrs. J. 0. Morgan, secretary; Mrs. W. M. Ab- ncy, treasurer and LTL secretary; Mrs. John Abrahams, VTC secretary. It was announced that the executive committee will make further appointments at a future meeting. Strypeeze Semi-Paste i •Flammable. There IS i difference In home loans. To save money and time on home financing be sure to talk to us. |llt*T PKDBRAL SAVINGS AMD LOAfJ ASSOCIATION LAKE CHARLES KIRRY * SUlfHI/i Office JO* W. NAPOUOH of Uie Andean Pacific. The Conestoga wagon, which carried freight in the East and pioneers in the West, was named for the place where it was first made in Pennsylvania. Approximately I w e n t y - five, tical difficulties. D orts, main cities and cotton and ; guests were present for the occa- j sugar plantations are found there, j sion. Delaware Slate, with fewer than Before securing the hotel they j 345 students, is the smallest land felt the need to get a liquor li-' grant college. By VIVIAN BROWN AP Newsfeatnrei Writer What drives young peope to vandalism? Pros and cons of that question were discussed recently by a group of teen-agers who had wantonly destroyed property hi a private community beach area where their own families swim and picnic. Bitterness seeems to be the only answer to their indiscretions by their own evaluation in retrospect "I guest you might say we were all mad at something," explains one contrite 17-year-old. "But why it led us to destructiveness is a mystery. Maybe in some ways it was better that our own families were involved. Strangers would have been harsher with us." The boys are on probation released to their parents for discipline. | All were shamed by the deedi and were punished in ways that ! hurt: no liberties, no privileges,; no car use, no allowance, "noi nothing," as one boy put it. And they agreed their vengeance would be a hard memory \ to erase in their community. : One boy traces the beginning this way: "Weeks ago small problems with our families put us all in a bad mood. For one thing we wanted to have a party at the community grounds one evening, and they were agin' it, so we called it off. But it lurked around our skulls, gnawing at us, and every once in a while, we'd bemoan the fun we could have had." | Then various crises developed in each boy's life. j Joe's girl went to Europe for al long vacation; Jeff's father lost money in the stock market and had to renege on his promise of a jalopy; Jimmy was stuck baby-i sitting for a visiting married sister in an emergency. i Art \vas blamed for dropping his father's outboard motor; Fred-j dy couldn't resist food and wasj less popular than ever with the girls because he was so rotund in a bathing suit. Thcy don't understand what led; them to the beach area on that! particular nighl, realizing their; parents would be furious. Or who instigated the trouble. Art explains: "When \ve got there someone mentioned that we'd get pulverized if \ve were caught. Someone else said 'Here's what I think of ' this stupid park.' tossing the trash basket to someone else. Someone 1 said, 'I agree,' picking up a bench and throwing it. ! Someone raised a picnic table : and pushed it down to the water. We all jumped on the table and sat for awhile. Then someo n e i raced up the beach and started dragging another table down to ! the water. Then we took other I stuff and started throwing it in j the water." i "Jimmy says: "I can't even | understand how I slept so svcll that ftigjit. Somehow when I ir* home ft was afl behind me. "1 couldn't even associate my self with (he episode when the police located me. I couldn't remember how it happened. It did- flot seem to have happened to us." A parent of one boy says: "The horror is there was nothing more than anger involved. The boys don't drink beer or anything tiice that They don't even smoke. They are good scholars. How could they have gotten in such a mess?" One of the boys may have hit the nail on the head when he said "I guess it was the first time my parents had ever really refused me such a little thing." S/over-Mcryeux Wedding of Interest Here A wedding of interest to many Lake Charles residents was that of Miss Janet Kay Slover and Tod Michael Mayeux, both of this city. The couple were joined together in holy matrimony Thursday, August 16th at 5 p.m. in Orange. Texas at St. Mary's Catholic church with Rev. Joseph Berberich officiating Attending his brother as groomsman was Carl Mayeux. and serving as matron of honor was Mrs. C. E. Guidry all of Lake Charles. The bride is a local dancing teacher and the groom will enter Pharmacy School at Northeastern State college in Monroe, La. After a brief honeymoon the couple will reside in Monroe, La. The recently created Cape Cod National Seashore preserves 27.000 acres of cliff-hung beaches and dunes, forests and moors, rivers and pine-fringed ponds. Picture of a Pontiac ,, } fieture ts value better than Pontiac (if you've gat the Idea that owning a Pontiac is not only fun, but smart, you're right) SEE YOUK AUTHORIZED PONTIAC DtAUR FOR A WIDE CHOICE OF WIDE-TRACKS AND QQOO USED CARS, 100 LA RAY PONTIAC, INC. 901 FRONT ST. UK§ CHAIU5 Some fo^s §eem f-o think • * » that it takes • • • About $1,000.00 • * • To modernixe their • * • Bathrooms with beautiful • * • Colored fixtures • * * By Kohler. • * * These folks • • * Are misinformed. • • » You can purchase » • * A fine bathroom set • • • In color by Kohler • • • Including tub, • • * Lavatory & water closet • • • For less than $250.00. • • • Your installation cost • • • May run about the same • * * Thus you can COBURNIZf • • * Your present bath • « * For about $500.00, » » • Maybe just a little more, or less • • * And w* can help with • * * Financial arrangements. • » * Now, mind you, • t * > These are real high-quality t * * Fixtures • » * That we're talking about. • * * So, contact t » » Your Coburn dealer today, UFAYETTi BATON eoyog NEW ispu* HQUM4 OPeiCVJAS DOBT AiTUUI TYMII

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