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September 11, 1959 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-09-11

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Star-Studded France-Israel
ashion SlioT,c; Climaxes
Bond Drive at Knoliwood

Mt. Clemens Baths
`Clear Conscience' of
Leather Merchant

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"Once I couldn't stay on m *
feet. Now I hate to get off
them." Harry Medoff, 85, a
Philadelphia leather merchant,
Hundreds of Satisfied Customers
has been coming to the Mount
in the Northwest Area!
Clemens mineral baths for 53
We Guarantee Workmanship . . . and
At the age of 30 he was a *
Carry Only the Finest Quality Merchandise.
cripple. Referred to the mineral
baths, Medoff tried them, just
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ever since.

Armstrong Corlon
• Armstrong Futuresq
"So maybe it costs a couple
• Armstrong Tessera and More
of dollars," he told a writer on
the Mount Clemens Monitor,
"but my conscience is clear."
Installation Special
He sets aside three weeks each
year for the baths because "I
Price includes labor, tile and neces-
wouldn't take the chance of not
sary adhesive for 15x20 area. Com-
pletely installed

veteen, to be worn over a
The fabrics and inspirati on of cocktail dress, looks too good
a Biblical land blended wit h the to battle the elements. Called
ultra-modern high fashio n of "Ktifah," which means vel-
Paris produced an unforget table vet in Hebrew, it was made
parade of color at the Fr ance- by Matzkin Bros., of Tel Aviv.
Israel Fashion Festival last
What Cummins calls a "big
night at the Knollwood C oun- metallic season" was heralded
try Club.
at the show by Lola Beer's
Even without the sparkle of "Zahava" (Golden One), a rich-
styles from the fashion salons looking short evening outfit of
of such designers as Balenciaga, French brocade. "Kassit", or
Chanel, Lanvin-Castillo, Jacques Inkwell, named in honor of
Heim, Guy Laroche, Pierre Car- Lola Beer's favorite cafe in Tel
din and Israeli couturiers Lola Aviv, is an eye-catching dress
Beer and Lilly Schleifer, the of black and white. As Miss
Israel Bond show would have Beer puts it: "Out of an inkwell
been aglow with stars: Jeff come ink spots."
Chandler, Hollywood actor, who
A "d a r i n g creation that German Physician Arrested
made his singing debut in the should be worn only by daring
for Nazi "Experiments"
Detroit area; Ilka Chase, noted women" is Flame, "Lahava", a
writer, actress and television Lilly Schleifer gown of red Is-
personality; and honorary pa rael jersey, form fitting and Alois Gabeler, 52, a prominent
trons of the show, David S. devastating. A sparkling pink physician here, was arrested on
Tesher, consul general of the ball gown, of innocent contrast, charges of being a war criminal.
State of Israel for the Midwest is "Ein Gedi" trimmed with the
Region, and Mrs. Tesher, and stein green of a very young pated in murder and in criminal
Jean Desparmet, Consul of the rose, for which the forti- medical experiments while serv-
Ti 6-3151 4c
6 Doors N. of Beckwith Evans Carpet
Republic of France in Detroit, fied settlement of Ein Gedi is ing as a physician at the Sach-
and Madame Desparmet.
Open 9-9 Except
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famed. Lola Beer's inspiration
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In this fashion show of
for the gown came from the
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young pioneers who inhabit the
firsts—the first time in the
ancient site in the Eastern
history of French couturiers
that the style fabrics were
Another area famous for
not from France—the origin
its roses is recalled in Lola
of each outfit was as unique
as the style itself.
Beer's olive silk evening coat
A two-piece suede slack suit, "Rose of Sharon," lined in
designed by Finni Leitesdorf of French print silk matching
Ma•skit, Israel, combined the the balloon shaped skirt of
modern craft of leather work the dress.
Probably the high point of the
with the ancient oriental hand-
embroidery of the jacket and evening was the Cinderella-like
slacks. Called "Sde Boker", af- "Halom", or "Dream" ball
ter David Ben-Gurion's home gown. The nylon for the dress
in the Negev, the outfit's color- was the first product of a new
ing recalls the meaning of the $20,000,000 plant opened in
settlement's name: Field of Ashkelon. The delicate, dream-
spun, silver and rhinestone-
Another fashion of casual embroidered gown was worth
good looks is the "Queen of the effort.
The show, "an unprecedented
Sheba," a gay yellow hostess
gown, covered with a Hebrew tribute to the friendship be-
alphabet print, designed by Is- tween France and Israel, salut-
raeli textile designer Erika ing the burgeoning fashion and
Kluger of Haifa. Castillo, of the textile industry of Israel" was
House of Lanvin, claims that his first displayed at the world pre-
inspiration for the gown came miere on Dec. 17, 1958 at the
Paris residence of Baron and
from the Old Testament.
"Numero C i n q," Chanel's Baroness Edmund de Rothschild.
Admission to last evening's
"Number Five," a startling pur-
ple Israel tweed coat, provided dinner dance was by invitation
an interesting contrast to Bal- to those who purchased a mini-
enciaga's Negev sand wool mum of $1000 in Israel bonds.
dress and jacket, "Numero Sept" A champagne hour, dinner and
(Number Seven). Robert Cum- dancing were only added at-
mins, of Milgrim's, who was in tractions to the fashion show,
charge of the entire Festival, sponsored by festival committee
told how the Chanel coat, when members Mesdames Joseph
it was on display in his store Katchke and Max Stollman, co-
window, caused one of his best chairmen; Milton Mahler, fash-
customers to threaten to close ion co-ordinator; Theodore Barg-
her account if he wouldn't sell man, Philip Helfman a n d
the coat to her. Since none of Charles Milan, honorary co-
the fashions in the show are for chairmen.
sale, Cummins quickly told the
irate woman that the coat cost Mrs. Eizelman to Lead
$2500, and if she could pay for
"A little off the top." That's ail it takes to build a savings account .
it, she could have it. His cus- City of Hope Crusade
tomer changed her mind.
The first fund:raising venture
trim a little off the top of each paycheck. Then pay your-
Maskit, the Israel Village of the nee: - season of Detroit
Craft Company, established by City of Hope Cancer Fighters
self first by saving those trimmings at Standard Federal
the Ministry of Labor and by will be the placement of Blue
Savings — where your money is safe and where every
private investment capital, in- Banks on Sept. 29, under the
cluding Israel Bonds, produced direction of the group's new
dollar earns the higher 3 1 /2% current rate.
the lame for the vivacious Heim
outfit, "Hotesse," a butcher boy
Mrs. Abe Eiz-
jacket setting off a pair of
elman, a n d
Enjoy 2 hours of high fidelity music on the "Supper Serenade" 6 to 8 P.M.
olive green velvet lounging
drive chai r-
Monday through. Friday on
104.3 on your FM dial.
trousers with a boned high Em-
m a n , Mrs.
pire midriff band. Mrs. Ruth
Dayan, wife of the former chief
of staff of the Israel Army, has
Other offi-
been an important influence in
cers to assist
the success of Maskit. She or-
Mrs. Eizelman
dens the fabrics, supervises the
this year will
weaving of them and has them
be the follow-
delivered to Tel Aviv, Israel's
ing: Mesdames
fashion center, from settlements Mrs. Eizelman Morris Moss,
17540 GRAND RIVER near Southfield
throughout the country.
Elliott Schubiner, Harold Lupi-
16841 SCHAEFER ROAD, E. of McNichols
Pierre Cardin, who was re- loc and Max Levy, vice-presi-
10641 JOY ROAD, 1 block E. of Meyers
portedly "intrigued" by the dents; Herman Shapiro, treas-
16350 EAST WARREN at Outer Drive
story of Maskit's border settle- urer; Earl Shipper, Nate Bas-
11600 KELLY ROAD and Whittier
ments, chose a Maskit fabric in sin and Maury Gordon, secre-
1406 N. WOODWARD, 1 block S. 12 Mile Rd.
fleece wool for an off-white taries; and Allen Kaplan, pub-
coat with glittering cuffs and licity director.
collar, called "Audace."
Savings Earn 3 1/2% Curr
A raincoat of apricot vel- Classified ads bring fast results!
/ Safety of Savings Insured to $10,000







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