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February 9, 1956

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Cf~,mP;ons in H~e art of sewing with wool, Mrs. Mar;lyn Dover (right). 22, et.Lvell and Janet Irene Johnson, 16, of Casper, are seen in Fort Worth rff:r representing '~/yominq in the Net onel Fash on Revue. The annual event, ,maxmg the "Make It Yourself with Wool" contest, brings together win.~.~ hers of SGwin~] t[t~es from 15 Western states With the oun women here ~d~nr:;. Ch:rle, Sfrafton {seated) of Ra;iings end Mrs. ~ [. Port of h FORT WORTH, Texas Mrs Marilyn Dover a 22 ear old ous - ' ' -- - , "Y " 11 ewlfe and mother from Lovell, has been acclaimed one of the It ~atlonal award winners in the finals of the ninth annual "Make ourself with Wool" contest. . ..... . . ~, As third-prize winner in the contes~-s senior d,vislon Mrs. ~OVer receives a $100 U S Savings Bond presented b S Stroock aw-~mpany. Thirty-five thousar~d dollars worth ofYprizes are ar~eaThe awardeach year.was announced. . after Mrs Dover, who holds Wyom ~s senzor championshl ]n home sewing, had modeled her o~n tie. . . P AI._ winning fashion m the National Fashion Revue in Fort Worth Ca~_rep.re_senting the state was Miss Janet Irene Johnson, 16, of ~rieWeYt~g's junior, sewing champion. wi,~^ Wyoming s needle-and-scissor champions in state- ~y, cOmpetition, they joined to sewin ex erts from 14 other Coa,~ern.states in slloxving off Phe be~ h~Pmee-created, all-wool ho~'sm,ts, dresses and ensembles produced by the nation's future ""='maKers. t~,~ l~.iss.Johnson, a junior at Natrona Count Hi h School won "'~ state-s "un .... :'Y " g n .... ,- 3 lor title with a two-pzece suit-dress of a Botany b~o~s[ywor~ed in rich brown. The dress consists of a fitted over- t pe~:Wl~,~ Peter Pan collar and three-quarter length sleeves and ~,~-mlm skirt. of two children, Mrs. Dover took Wyoming's with a two-piece suit, combining a boxy jacket of nov- with a skirt of deep brown flannel. The jacket is ,rown in color, with an overplaid of light brown and - tabs, running to the back to form pockets, are its detail. Sleeves are cut in one with the bodice. The two kick pleats at the back. A blouse of soft, worsted jersey completes the costume. state home sewing champions received all-expense- to Fort Worth to participate in the famous National and to be the guests at the 91st annual convention Wool Growers Association. They traveled to and as guests of the F. W. Woolworth Company. create interest in the art of sewing at home with wider fashion knowledge among girls of high college age, the contest is held each year throughout wool-growing empire. It is open to all girls from 14 Years of age. Those from 14 through 17 enter the from 18 through 22, the senior division. women enter the event each'year. " iary of the Wyoming,, Wool Growers As. the Woo!the Make It Yourself with each year in Miss Beatrice Jack of Rock was Auxiliary this year's contest, and Stratton q Rawlins, Wyoming contest .director. (Feb. g) and M~. Eve lend Finnl~eY business tr~p to B~ one day last week. Seoggins was a caller at Stoddard and Bill s on Monday. and Lindy Stod- "of Mr. and Mrs. and Linda Car- penter, small daughter o~ M.r, :and Mrs. Ivan Carpenter, have been having the measles. Leonard Stoddard and Lloyd Huffman were in Belle Fourche on Monday. The March of Dimes dance in Hulett was well attended b~, the ones in the community. Alice Jay, Joyce Lobbans, Flossie Wells and Lyle Storms helped furnish the W.'I~. Newland Established 1885 James L Newlanct, ' l~OUader Manager am GOOD CATTLE REASONABLY PRICED NEWLAND & SON CO LONY, WYOMING music. Mr. and Mrs. Charles McAmis are the parents of a son born Tues- day at the John Burns Memorial hospital in Belle Fourche. Jay Airheart had the misfortune of breaking his pickup down. Bob :Jolley hauled it to Hulett to be repaired. Miss Barbara Davidson spent a week visiting her folks, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Davidson, as she got a Week's vacation from school at Laramie. On Saturday Wilma came home from Sundance and returned Sunday. Lorraine Storm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Storm, had the mis- fortune of rolling her Dad's pickup near the Holmes school. m K: (CF~ebb 2u)sh ttendi I To my iller, who is a ng the Wyoming University, spent his midterm vacation with his parents: Mr. and Mrs. John Miller. Ray- mond Donaldson is employed at the Miller ranch since Kenny Fred- erikson left for the army. Beverly Miller missed her first day of school this term Friday when she was ill with the flu. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Fowler and Guy spent Sunday in Newell, S. D. visiting Mrs. Fowler's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert FI:ggt- lund. Sunday guests at the Frank Lincoln home were Mr. and Mrs. Spirling and son, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Roshman and Mr. and Mrs. Dig- mann. Those who enjoyed a turkey din- ner Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Har- ry Reynolds were Mr. and Mrs. Francis Petera and son of Spear- fish, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Reynolds and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Vore and children of Beulah, Mr. and Mrs. Loy Stordahl and child- ren, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Reynolds of Upton. This was the first time the infant sons of Stordahls and Cecil Reynolds had visited their grandparents. There are only five days difference in their ages. Mr. and Mrs. Emory George were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kipp and child- I THE SUNDANCE TIMES ~ Sundance, Wyo. Feb. 9, 19~ Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Williams and Criss Gay were overnight visit- ors at the Eugene Kipp home. Mr. and Mrs. Everett M. Fowler ren. and Debby were Sunday guests of Those who attended the show Mr. and Mrs. Bob Fowler in Spear- Monday night from this area were l fish and ...... Mr. and Mrs. David Seeley boys, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lincoln and Mrs. John Miller and children, yvDewriter Ribbons --- The Timel Phone 52 Get Top Quality Work Done in our complete Spearfish, S. D. IIII I1 II II _ _ = __ = _A upon the completion of :ii 1 During the Construction, We Furnished: n LUMBER HARDWARE Lum] er Edward Petersen, ][gr. Phone 3-1065 Sundance, Wyo.