The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 15, 1953 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 15, 1953
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1953 BLYTHEVIL1E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FITS Beauty and the Beast; Or, 'How / Lost 20 Pounds' By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The American man is becoming so conscious of his own beauty it's affecting the national economy. The American male waistline has shrunk from two to four Inches in the last few years, according to clothing manufacturers, who have revised their standard sizes k for men's suits. P. Eugene Ackerman, top executive of one of the country's largest woolen companies, says: "There's no doubt that today's men are figure-conscious. This Ss due to several factors, such as the repeated warnings of life insurance companies, and the insistence of large corporations that their executives submit to regular medical checkups. The first thing a doctor does, of course, is cast a cold and pitiless eye on the corporate bay window and put the guy on a diet. "The most popular subject of conversation at any country club these days is 'How I took, off 20 pounds.' It rivals the golf score as a source of male satisfaction. And if you don't run for cover, the gentleman will insist on giving you his diet." Sizes Smaller The once standard sizes 43 to 52 In men's suits are finding fewer and fewer customers htced and in many instances are relegated to shops specializing in out- sizes. Men also are buying more cosmetics. Having regained their boyish figures, they are .sprucing up in other ways. Jacqueline Cochran. the well-known aviatrix and cosmetician, bought a men's cost metics , company after she prepared a speech for the Harvard Business School and discovered that men bought 38 per cent of all bottled toiletries. The boys used to be satisfied with only a little talc and shaving lotion. Today they buy millions of gallons of cologne every year, in addition to such things as hairdressings, deodorants and creams for skin and scalp care. Men's beauty salons are boom- Ing, with a brisk trade in permanent waves, hair dye and toupees among businessmen, who have decided It's good business to look young. Then there's the great spurt in sales of men's clothing. It has trebled in recent years, due to the capitulation of the once-conservative American male to such things as fancy vests, sports coats and specialized clothing for leisure wenr—golf clothes, hunting gear, ski wear. The increased leisure of the average man. of course, accounts for much of this. The new beauty-consciousness of male America delights not only clothing manufacturers and cosmetics makers, but the life insurance companies, who see an upcurve in the lifeline for every reduction in the waistline. The only fly in all this ointment is that if the boys keep getting handsomer, it's going to take a lot of hard work and dieting for the gals to keep up with them, them. Wilbur Wright To Be Honored MILLVILLB, Ind. I/Pi — With jet planes screaming overhead, this little town of 113 will honor its famous son, Wilbur Wright, Thursday. That's the golden anniversary of the day that Wilbur and his brother Orville made, the 59-second. 853-foot flight (hat began man journey into the airways. On April 16, 1363, Wilbur, the older of {lie two famous brothers, was born in Millvillc, midway i:c- twecn Newcastle and Hagerstown in castcentral Indiana. The family moved to Ohio a year laler, but returned to Richmond. Ind.. when Wilbur was of high school age* and Orville an elementary pupil. America's largest grouse is the western sage hen. RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WOHK Guaranteed Grovers Body & Radiator Shop 508 Cl. Lake Avt Pho 698] WEAVING I Burns I Moth I Holes Tears Ladies & Men's Garmenls WHY PAY MOKE? RUTH McCLANAHAN —SKIL WEAVER— 421 E. Sycamore Btythcvllle DOGGY PRE-CHRISTMAS PARTY-Santa Claus plays host at the Seattle. Wash., Humane Society Kennel pre-Christmas party. He arrived with a tree and all the trimmings for the impounded dogs. Here he holds a pup who seems delighted with Santa's choice in presents. During the pre-Christmas season, the organization itself is playing Santa, and will give away each of the dogs in custody for the price of a license. Soldier Hopes For Chat with POW Buddy TOKYO, —Airman 1. C. William L, Randall of Olla, La., hoped for a chat with a former buddy whom lie described as "a normal, average guy—he never seemed to worry about anything of a political nature." The buddy is Cpl. Aaron P. Wilson, a convert to communism now In neutral custody in the Korean demilitarized zone. Randal! was waiting at Tachkawa air base today for a plane to Korea and the chance of talking with Wilson. They grew up together in the farm country of northwest.- Louisiana. Wilson dated Randall's sister, Dorothy Jane. 19. about two years ago on his last leave in the United States. Randall recalled that Wilson excelled in basketball at Urania High School and "Was well liked by everyone." "He was a quiet sort, always a follower," Randall said. "What ever the crowd wanted to do was fine with Aaron." Randall, 22, has been in the Far East with the 347th Troop Carrier wing for a year. umi uz— When It comes to income tax, even the dull minds can make some vcrv clever deductions. Barrage Beats Burglar COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa W — Police said a grocer drove off a holdup man armed with a knife last night by throwing' "everything 1 he could get his hands on." The missiles included salad dressing, oleomargarine and cheese. Hot Pursuit BUTTE. Mont. l£! — Butte police missed their quarry, wanted for passing bopus checks, but ft was a good thing they went after him anyway. They discovered his room was on /ire and called firemen, who kepi the unexplained blaze from spreading. AT LOW COST • THAT'S THE NEW Janitrol *7 GAS-FIRED., t FLOORFURM&Ci Get a big job from a small but well-built unit that stands out from the crowd. Jaoitrol has that built-in quality that buy* • bije dollar's worth of beat. See .vour friendly natural gas appliance dealer today. -Mo Power Co. We'll gladly finance natural gas piping installation. 12 to 36 months. Call us for free estimate. NATURAL GAS Heating and appliances. Installed by bonded pipe fitters and financed In 36 monthly payments. Insulation or other home Improvements included. E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. We Are Overstocked With CHRISTMAS TREES Check Our Prices Before You Buy! —One Week Special— Big Paper Shell Pecans - 5 Ibs. 1.19-15 Ibs. 2.99 ALL TOYS REDUCED BLYTHEVILLE CURB MKT. 120 E. Main St. Aircraft Workers Vote Approval of Wage Pact . LOS ANGELES W — Striking North American Aviation, Inc., employes in Fresno, Calif., have ratified a union-management agreement providing a 4 per cent wage Increase. Workers al plants here and In Columbus; Ohio, ballot today. The agreement was readied by negotiators here early yesterday, presaging an early resumption of wnrplane production. Some 33.000 workers in the three plants left their jobs Oct. 23. The agreement between Norlh American and (lie CIO United Auto Workers came a few hours after new contracts had been ratified by 35,000 employes at Lockheed Aircraft Corp., and Douglas Aircraft's Santa Monica plant. Em- ployes of these companies did not strike. The Norlh American vote at the Fresno plant last night was 347 to 38 in fnvor of the agreement, a company spokesman aaid. 8-20 Cents Raises at North American plants will range from 8 lo 20 cents an hour, from a previous pay rate .spread of $1.42 to S2.32 iiourly. . Douglas and Lockheed contracts I provided over-all increases of 6 ototo an hour, Including » higher colt at living allowance. At Look- heed previous pay rates ranged form $1.40 to $2.41, and at Doug- lai from $1.39 to $2.40. The North American agreement, however. Is dissimilar In a number of provisions. These, the company spokesman said, Include: Only workers who are members of the union or who voluntarily Join it will be reciuired to maintain union membership. Workers who have resigned, non-union employes and persons hired in the future will not be required to join the union. This provision replaces the modified union shop clause in the previous contract, which required all employes in the union to pay union dues in order to keep their jobs and also required all new employes to join Fraternity Fines Paid in Blood PHILADBDPHIA (m— Fraternity men at the University of Pennsylvania start paying their flnej In blood today. The Inter-Fraternity Council decided that when fines are assessed against member fraternities for violating council rules, the fines can be paid off at the rate of ona pint of blood for each $5 fine. Half the blood will go to th« Red Cvoss blood bank. The other half will go for 17-year-old Eddie Fox of Orrttmna. Pa., in Adams County. Eddie was badly burned In a futile attempt to save a younger brother from burning to death In a fire 3!i years ago. He still needs at least two blood transfusion! a v.'cek at University Hospital here. Now you'll know a new kind of coffee enjoyment. FornowtheFolgerpeople have developed an exclusive new process that, captures the true flavor of fine Mountain Grown coffees in 'wonderful new Folger's Instant Coffee. Try Folger's Instant Coffee and be among the first to discover the pleasure of coffee made this new way. You can get it at your grocer's now. Five Reasons You'll Prefer 100% Pure New Folger's Instant Coffee 1. Mountain Grown Coffee! All the superb goodness and character of the finest Mountain Grown coTeo you ever tasted. 2. Perfect Coffee Every Time! Your fame as a cook will grow—for with Folger'a Instant you'll never have a failure. 3. So Easy/ So Thrifty! Make it quickly and neatly for your entire family—no waste coffee—no grounds to get rid of. 4. Sparkling Clear Coffee/ Folger'a pure flavor nuggets give you brilliant coffee —with no sediment and no cloudiness. 5. True Flavor Essence/ Folger's Instant Coffee is the concentrated essence of perfectly brewed—100% pure—coffee. Folger's Instant Coffee MOUNTAIN GROWN!*. I Just in Time For Christmas YOUR FRJENDIY SHOE STORI For Christmas •. A 1 JB 8! Let Kelley help you make this the biggest and best Christmas you have ever had . , . Yes, we are reducing our prices sharply before Christmas in order to reduce our tremendous stock of shoes. You'll be smart to get in on early pickings and you'll want several pairs for gifts. . . and don't forget yourself! i 1 J8S 58 You'll Be Glad You Made Kelley's Sale! fSl • )gt I Ladies Dress Shoes ... Casuals... Flats... Loafers | In this Year's Most Beautiful Styles by I Ted Saval-Valentines-Twenty-Ones I Vogue - Fortunet • Friendly I i | ® Entire Stock of Suede and Cobra Skin Shoes ,,^ I I 0 Many Selected Numbers in Combinations & Leathers £ I f Priced to Move Fast in Three Groups * Group I Group 2 I Buy 2 Prs. For $5 Buy 2 Prs. For $11 Buy 2 Prs. For $15 Entire Stock Not Included Only Selected Groups! JARMAN AND DOUGLAS SHOES FOR MEN Young Men's JARMAN Sport Shoes .. up to 12.95 values . . . flashy Jarman loafers. One group only MEN'S SHOES Lace-ups and loafers. Up to 8.95 values. Wing-tip - cap toes - plain One group only | Mens Cowboy Boots «• Late arrivals! Complete sizes. •1 Block & brown - Reg. 14.95. It 90 Jarman Mens Shoes One group reg. 16.95 — not our complete stock. 13 90 j| Make Kelley's Your Christmas Headquarters! '& Beautiful House Shoes For Him, Her or it! .... Shoes, Boots, Socks, |> 1 Hose, Bags. Leatherneck Boots if No Refund on Sale Items YOUR FRICNDir SHOE STORE NoLay-Aways -on Sale Items

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