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r'J Engagement Announced Mr. »nd Mrs. Clark May of North Little Rock announce the engagement of their daughter, Pamela Lavonne Cagle, lo James M. Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Boh E. Hall, also of North Little Rock- The wedding is planned for August 10. The hride-elect, completed (he Associate Degree Program of Nursing at t h e University of Arkansas and is employed as s registered nurse. The prospective bridegroom, a senior at the University and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, will enter the School of Law at the University In the fall. Slowly, Surely Designer Steals Big Customers By ALLISON LERRICK PARIS (AP) -- Last July, when the audience was relaxing over coffee after the grueling Dior,couture show, people were astounded to see half-naked models in weird makeup parading between their tables. When they heard that the clothes were designed by Daniel Le Bret, everyone asked, "Who in the world is that?" Now, Paris is well on its way to knowing that Le Bret is the latest, youngest, and most avant-garde member of the haute couture. A sculptor, writer, jewelry designer and former assistant to Guy Laroche and Ted Lapidus. this 27-year-old eye- browless wonder opened his very own couture house a year and a half ago. His new spring collection is the smallest in town: only 20 dresses, as compared to 100 or 200 elsewhere, and consequently 20 good ones. Already, slowly but surely, Bret is stealing away customers from the big houses. To his surprise, their average age 50. "I thought I was designing young clothes." he complains. DESIGNED FOR BODIES His clothes, in fact, are neither young nor old. They are designed for bodies, t h e one thing in fashion that will never go out of style. For spring, most houses are showing dozens of 1930s tea- gowns. Not Le Bret. "I thought the French were more intelligent than that. In the end, however, they will always return to the woman. She is the best source of inspiration," explains Lc Bret, who became interested in clothes because he "loved to watch bodies.' What he puts on bodies what makes them look good: the kind of timeless and ageless clothes that have added to the fe and shudders at the bought. Not one inch of leg should be isible. "The sight of two little ieces of flesh trotting down lie street is repulsive. Even vith a gorgeous 1930s dress ou can slil! see wrinkle: lockings and bony feet Clothes were meant to be com orUible, not to attract the at enion of oher people," insist he designer, who would have jeen apt to criticize a noble Ro Taan if he showed a glimpse o andal. This modern version of iquity includes long black an white tent dresses or ^nortnous black caftan. Whiti rcpe and satin pants are wid and soft enough to pass for loorlength skirt. Jackets, unst ·uctured but with an interestin hape, have no relics of a mor ·ecent past such as lapels, but ons, belts or bows. There are also a couple o Iresses over bathing suits, bu hese are more in the spirit o ancient dancing girls. SHAPE OP TODAY And all of the clothes follov vhat Le Bret considers th ihape of today: the cone. "E 1 erything contemporary is con cat. Airplanes, nouses, subwa corridors and cars are. So ar vomen," he comments. Conical or not, his clothes . Blattering indeed, "A designe must be an autocrat. He shoul never give women w h a t the want, except .for confidence Women need to be reassured b charms of Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Indians for ccn turies. "I'm a synthesis of Greco-Ro man drapery and Courrcges. f contemporary dress, in contrast, is like scaffolding. It cuts the woman into three or four pieces," says this designer whose goal is to put the dignitj back into clothes. Simplicity is the look. All hif dresses are made of a single piece of fabric like togas or saris, and have only one seam always on the outside an piped. Everything is in the cut as demonstrated by a b l a c k satin "tee-shirt" with natura rounded shoulders and one seam. UNLINED In black, white, both or on occasion, stripes, -most of Le Bret's clothes are reversible They are all soft and unlineti the better not to "shut the bod; in a box." His ideal is to make clothe, so easy and unpretentious that you can wear them to work, reverse them and wear the other side out to dinner. This means pants, or, if you insist on changing in the evening, long dresses. Le Bret has never made a short dress in his heir couturier. __ .... by their women," he says. frfi. as -men c How can a new make money when couturie it's we mown that established house Tiake theirs on perfume Simple. Le Bret will soon com out with his own perfume Triangle. "When you put it on at break fast, it smells like grapefruit, pleasant smell in the morning By dinner, the perfum changes, and the woman smel like damp wood. Very sexy, Le Bret adds. Eason Home Meeting Scene Petunia Garden Club m Thursday afternoon in the horn of Mrs. Enid Bason on Nor Washington Avenue. Ninetei members and a guest we present. Mrs. Beatrice Collins preside over the meeting in the absent of the president. A discussion on the care lawns followed the reading the club creed. EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS CLUB MEETING DATES Extension Homemaker Clubs Washington County will meet ccording to the following hedule May 14-29. May 14: Baldwin. Mrs- Bob ughey. 1:30 p.m.; White Rock, immunity .building, 10:30 a.m. May 15: Zion-Oakland, Mrs. an Mabry, 1:30 p.m. May 16: Farmington, club DORIS. 1:30 p.m.; Stony Valley, "rs. Al Andrews, 12 noon. May 17: Apple Blossom, Mrs Daniel, 2 p.m.; Home o v e r s , First State Bank, ospitality room, 9 a.m. May 21: Winslow, Mrs. Ardhie arroll, 7:30 p.m. May 29: Habberton Happy omemakers, Mrs. Lorraine ash, 1 p.m. Bride Needs A Slip That's Long Dear Heloise: When I was getting married, couldn't find a long slip to ar with my wedding dress. take a "tall," which increased e problem. Some stores would have or- red- one for me but it would . cost as much as my edding gown (imported lace and all), which I had designed id made. With no time to make a slip, MIDDLE FORK VALLEY The May meeting was held - the home of Miss Dora Deen ith 11 members present. The ostess was assisted by Mrs. rnest Boaz. Roll call was answered with first aid tip and the program as the culture of flowers, ducational materials were dis- ributed to those attending. The June meeting will be held t the community club house nd members will be hosts to he White Rock Club. The leeting is scheduled at 7 p.m une 4. A quilting party is lanned for the entertainment f guests and refreshments wil je served. Mrs. Bertha Armstrong COMBS CHAPEL Tornados, first aid and on version to the metric system -ere discussed by members o \e Comb's Chapel Extension ?lub at a meeting Wednesdaj the .home of Mrs! George ray Sr. Mrs. Mary Kesee of Johnson vas a guest of the club with 10 members present wering roll call with a firs id hint. Tips on recognizing tornadi veather were given by the lub's chairman of health an afety, Mrs. Clara Eshelman And a preview of the propose netric system with suggestions or, homemakers on how to cope vith such a change were given y Mrs. Cecil Farrar, home management chairman. A discussion of first ail ollowed by a quiz and garni m the subject was alS iresented by Mrs. George Gray Jr. who was in charge of the program. The group accepted an in Station to be guests of th Growing 59-ers Club of Spring moved the elastic from the tticoat and sewed the petti- Hit to the bottom of the slip. 1 had planned to "unstitch" em and put the elastic back to the petticoat top, but I und the "long" slip useful for her occasions, now that long resses are fashionable again. Ladies who do not wear the regular slip, but need a long ip for their long skirts, can o the same with two half slips, utting the one with the most are on the bottom, or making slit up the sides, if needed. R.S. ear Heloise: If you have an old-fashioned uttonhook, don't throw it way. It's really handy for cleaning ut bathtub drains -- a task [ten neglected. We just don't hink of it. Long hair can cause erious plumbing troubles. Mrs. L. S. dale on May 15. The nex meeting will be June 12 in th lome of Mrs. Stanley Potts will Mrs. Alma Potts as co hostess. Shower Honors Bride-To-Be Miss Penny Michaelts, bridi tlect of Patrick Henry Storms was guest of honor this wee at a miscellaneous brida shower at the Home Economic b u i l d i n g in Greenland Hostesses were Mrs. Michae Storms, Miss Maria Crider an Mrs. Luther Shipley. A corsage of yellow and whit daisies complimented Mis Michaelis' blue and whit checked gingham suit. Corsage of pink, yellow and blue rose and daisies were given to Mr Alvin Michaelis of Gillett an Mrs. W. H. Storms of Prain Grove, mothers of the engagec couple. The white linen covcrer bride's table was centered wil a large daisy embossed cand encircled with a ring of daisies and greenery. Crystal can delabra holding tall whit candles and daisies also grace the table. Lime freeze punc was served from a crysta punch bowl with cake decorate with daisies surrounding silhouette of the bride-elect an prospective bridegroom. Mrs. Dee Lee and Mrs. Amo Kokesh assisted the hostessi in serving and Mrs. Terranc Kirkpatrick attended the gue book. Announcements M a j o r Brian Pendlcto Chapter, Daughters of tl American Colonists, will me at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the horn of Mrs. Paul Rhodes. Dear Heloise: Here's a way to get your hands clean after working on olive oil, heat massage into hands. Then wash with soapy water, rinse and dry. inii'chased a slip atching petticoat. a n d Then ETTER OF THOUGHT ear Heloise: For goodness sake, tell every le not to wear high-heeled ices when doing housework. Those actresses on TV who emonstrate vacuum cleaners, tc. are probably smart enough, ir health's sake, to change to oft slippers, or "flatties" when ley work at home[ A Long-time Reader iUtomobiles. First take slightly and Summer Outing Planned By Auxiliary Plans for the annual summer outing of the Fayetteville Fire department Ladies Auxiliary were discussed at their monthly meeting held, Tuesday evening at the Central Fire station N.N. c h a i r m a n or the outing, reported Lo the group that the event will take place at 1:30 Dear Heloise: I was never very successful at shaping refrigerator cookie dough. Then one day I had some cardboard inner tubes left over from wrapping paper. I partially shaped the dough, wrapped it in plastic wrap, sealed one end and forced it into the tube. By gently tapping it on the able, the cookie dough was forced into the tube further and packed down. Now I get round cookies instead of misshapen ones and they are easier to handle in the refrigerator or freezer. Dear Heloise: A friend gave me one sheet of all of her pretty notepaper from her own assortment, for my birthday. It made the nicest gift. D. Lees M r s . Barbara Wright, p.m. with June 9 at Walker Park chicken, potato salad. baked beans, bread and dessert on the menu. Mrs. Billie McArthur, presi dent, conducted the meeting with Mrs. Betty Boudrey giving the devotions and Mrs. Irma Boudrey giving the secretary's report. After the meeting was adjourned refreshments were served to the members in attendance. Dear Heloise: Since I know so many people who throw the bread crusts (heel) away. I thought I should tell you now I've used them for years. I turn the crust side in when make sandwiches. It's especially butter. lear Heloise: I have found good with peanut Rae Sulser Dear Heloise: I use the nylon net bags that dressed turkeys come in, to hold plastic lids and other unusually small items that go into the dishwasher. A Real Fan a great time- aver that helps the sales clerk nd assures greater accuracy n the spelling of names and ddresses. I carry a small packet of rinted name and address abels in my purse. It is especially useful in or- ering snapshots to be deve- oped and printed. Ruby Swickard Dear Heloise: Satin blouses, so beautiful when new, are a problem to restore to their original beauty n ironing. But try this idea! Wash and dry blouse. When ready to iron, soak a large bath owel in water and wring out. Place the dry blouse in this owel. Set an hour. Dear Gals: We all know that when any ewing is basted together, those Casting stitches are generally mlled out before doing any tressing. But did you know that if, for some reason, basting stitches to be left in. you should use silk thread? It is a real fine thread so does not leave any marks n the material after the pressing job is done. Heloise Iron with steam or regular ron and your satin blouse will be beautiful. Just like new! Mrs. A.E. Freshman Dear Heloise: I had a pretty glass vase of earning bubble bath on a shelf n my bathroom. One afternoon I hit the shelf and the vase crashed to the floor. After picking up the glass he liquid still remained. I started mopping the floor. Of course, the liquid started to make bubbles. After drying, I had the c le a Ti i e s t and freshiest" smelling bathroom ever. And even the wall tile sparkled! I now buy the less expensive ig plastic containers of bubble bath for the quick mop job. "Bubbles' Dear Heloise: One day I needed a clean doily for a table. When I got t out of the closet, the cotton fringe was wrinkled, tangled mess. Sooo, I got out my wig brush and brushed the fringe and it came nice and straight. Mrs. G. Phillips Dear Heloise: My dishwasher has a pots- and-pans wash cycle which does not dry the dishes. Since the leating element does not go on I use the cycle all the time now that I've found I can include all plastic bowls, utensils Since I never empty it until lours later, dishes do drip dry, I save on electricity and on damaged plastics. ty and on A Housewife Dear Heloise: I had to strain some orange juice in a hurry, and the fine strainer was already in use, I used the coffee-grounds has ket from the smaller coffee pot (6-cup size)! An Avid Reader it aside for about School Pleases Parents By GENE KRAMER UNITED NATIONS, N.Y AP) -- The 1,316 boys anc girls of the United Nations In ternational School hail from 6 countries. But wearing blue eans and sprawled about the carpeted classrooms and corn dors, they look like typica American youngsters. The high school students es Decially "dress atrociously,' ;he school is too permissive ani ;hcre's too little grammar drill Mrs. Seniha Halman, a Turkis official in the U.N. Secretariat told a reporter. But, "The saving grace," sh added, "is that my daughter Defne, is in a school where sh refers to a Senegalese boy b his name, Abdu, without an reference to the fact that he i black." PARENTS SURPRISED Many foreign parents ar surprised by the casualness o the school but a great man say this is no problem so Ion as their children are happy. Women's Council Plans Meeting To End Season SILOAM SPRINGS -- The ast luncheon meeting for the season for the Christian Women's Council has been set Tor May 17 at the Esquire Room of Dawn Hill Country Club. The group will not meet during the summer months. Kay Arvin, a noted author and lecturer in the field of marriage and divorce, will be the featured speaker. Mrs. Arvin is from Wichita, Kan. Also on the program is a fashion show by members of the Siloam Springs S e n i o r Ciass. and Miss Linda Farley, vocalist, from Tulsa, Okla., will sing. Tickets for the luncheon are now on sale, and must purchased by May 13. be Mill Births REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Mr. and Mrs. Shelby G. Cunningham of Prairie Grove, a daughter. May 7. Mr. and Mrs. Willie R. Johnson of Springdale, a daugh- of Lowell. May 7. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry L. Smith of Lowell, May?. Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. Baltz of Fayetteville, a son. May 7. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin T. Skelton of Fayetteville, a son. May 7. Mr. and Mrs. Ernie W. Chandler of Goshen, a daugh ter. May 8. Mr. and Mrs. James L. Williams of Springdale, a son. May 8. Mr. and Mrs. William R. Wilmoth of Rogers, a daughter. May 8. Americans are the larges single national group at th beside the East River a mil south of U.N. headquarters, They tend to be the paceset ters and they and their tuitio money are welcome -- pro vider) they don't become too nu merous. To preserve the internationa character of the school, there a ceiling of 50 per cent on th part of the student body from non - U.N. and non - diplomat! families, meaning New Yor ers. With 616 Americans this yea the percentage hit a record 47 In its informality, UNIS, a the place is called, resemble an American high school but terms of scholarship it's on th superior side. "It is almost frightenin . , some of o u r studen want to take eight or nine sul jects when they would have I take only four or five in anotl er New York private or pub! school," the assistant direeto Maurice Pezet of France, said "That's 38 to 40 forty-minut periods a week, compared to 2 to 25 in a high school," Pez aoded. "We have to slow som of them down." HIGH MOTIVATION Desmond Cole, an Englis man who has been director UNIS for the past decade, sa the youngsters study with hig motivation because most com from families that regard ed cation as a passport to succes A combination, he explained students from foreign countrii where education is traditional " privilege, GOLD Top Prices P«d For Old GoM ·nd J«w«1ry. UrxUrwood'* ·uff. i Fl REUPHOLSTERY SPECIAL! ln»«.«L. $129.00 Daily Calendar of Events Tonight Akrholics Anonymous, Wiggins Methodist Church, 7 p.m. Al-Anon, Wiggins Method's! Church, 7 p.m. Springdale Dance Club, American Legion Hut, Springdale, 7:30 p.m. Dudes and Dolls, Asbell School Cametorium, S p.m. and , JPjddle class, American ful, progressiv ambitious fam Pezet said that to gain grea r diversity among the Amer cans the school hopes to pr vide more financial aid lo ta cnted but needy students fror !?ork m ' nDnty ghettoes cf Tuition ranges from J1.825 fc kindergarten to $2,550 a yea for the 12th and highest grad slightly less than at the eftv top private schools. Rrartframt Arbinnu MEN Saturday, May 1, 1974 Garden Club Elects Officers Twenty-two membws were resent when Maple Hills arden Club met Thursday in he home of Mrs. Bruce Armtrong, a new member. Mrs. . M. Marshall was co-hostess nd Mrs. J. W. Gabel was a uest. Harmon Lay spoke to the roup on the proper use of ertilizers, and Mrs. Aaron Bent r., told of the beautification roject of the club at Hillcrest owers. New officers to be installed t the next meeting are Mrs. ubrata LaHiri, president; Mrs. IVilliam E. Sohl, first vice president; Mrs. Phil Ruble. second vice president; Mrs. Paris Raymond, secretary; Mrs. F. H. Martin, treasurer; and Mrs. G. E. Kiser. parliamentarian. Mrs. Kiser is also retiring president. The next meeting will be a luncheon at the home of Mrs. Ruble. The TIMES b On Top of Th* New* Seven Days a Week ·xpnrr WATCH np*m SWIFTS Air .WaU^ a N««k «»·»*«. oLaauiihe 01 Evelyn Hills ^ / Fayetteville .^ J/l/ WE'VE MOVED TO EVEIYN HM1S For Those Good Values . . . Come See Us Another FAMILY WEEKLY Exclusive - May 12 faml From Jane Powell's Daughters: "A Mother's Day Card To Ou Mom" "She'll never soj no lo something we wont, at loot not until she investigates it. Most often, as soon at dt» determines that U's not harmful, she'll give in." What's it like to grow up in the shadows of an established movie queen? How does a child of a famous personality react to that parent? And how does this relationship affect the child's later life? In "An Open Mother's Day Card to Our Mom," Jane Powell's daughters, Sissie, 21, and 18-year-old Lindsey, share their very real respect and warm appreciation for the lady who "was a mother and homemaker lirst, then an actress." Read theiiappy recollections of their unusual but joyous childhood in this week's FW color-cover story. In your copy of th* E. Cater- dfr rutte Ut fc few Sunday Duplicate Bridge Club, Legion Hut, l-» p.m. NWA Archeologicai Society, John Brown Unrverrity Science Building, 2 p.m. Alcobotics Anonymous, VA HospHal, 7 p m. Al-Anm, VA Hospital, 7 p.m. FREE MAMA BURGER TO EACH MOTHER ON MOTHER'S DAY WHEN ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR CHILDREN. Offer Good All Day Sunday, May 12 2309 North

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