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Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Gives Fashion Benefit For March Of Dimes
■; -- ■fir Er jfpMKHjjfK * [yfMx-' wtMHQCMSbwUi jr *4.£t }t ..v UngLKij^tMQClyME I. ** J ,■ l r? 1 ijflj 4*inM <■ */s*c“' - '’’.vV/’’ i MARY FULLER has taken her cloChe* motif from fisherman with het tubbable raspberry cotton halter dress and a black fishnet stole on her arm. nit vsi 4..' J|h . '<^^2Gjp - j 2 tfSm me ' \ / V '^BaH VBi. ■f - •*.. ■, I ; f t; *J „ #j| H 'Bjt | i '•ss*' *#' / -” jEj !# M *I! ?wk’ ; . W 1 ‘' ' * L \^^S\ DITTY DUMAS is as pretty as can be ip her powder blue en semble with a little milan straw chapeau to match. There were ohs and ahs when Ditty mod eled this number. v Mm i *\C sBBUO/gSm Si IE ROCKOFF is lovely in .* printed cotton stole frock inat has the stole anchored at the shoulder to keep it in pine. . • • wonderful for dancing. IT LOOKS LIKE SPRING as Joan Lastres swings through Casa Marina's patio in her coin dot navy and white print Her hair-do, along with other mod els', is from Cass's stylists. AUBURN - HAIRED BETTY TOPPINO is wearing three tones of blue in this charming printed strapless cotton. The stole is anchored at the shoul der. INCESS LINES and a grace -1 scooped necklin emake Vj Ann Youmans look prettier than ever. Dresses all are from Mar-Ed’s Shop on Duval Street WMK I KLIA'" * V naJEP j mm SJW'. BfflßLl a i CASA MARINA'S PATIO was the scene of one of the largest and most colorful charity events of the season when a Fashion show and card party were held to aid in the March of Dimes fund drive. Leading townspeople were there as well as wives of ranking naval officers and consular officials .--Citizen Staff Photo by Finch. IT'S COTTON, It’s smart, and pretty blonde Bettye Toppino is wearing this frock with spring green bindings. It is a polished cotton print on white background. THERE’S A SPANISH TOUCH to Edna Jean Landrum’s char treuse and turquoise print ac cented with a black bolero and effective bc'l fringe trimming, also in black. Key West Turned Out For The Gala Fashion Show When Beta Sigma Phi Aided The Polio Fund-Raising Drive By JO ELLEN KELLER Beta Sigma Phi sorority swung into spring with its fashion show at Casa Marina Hotel patio this week which was one of the most successful of the charity benefits to aid the March of Dimes campaign in the Key West area Feral Bher, chairman of the polio fund-raising drive, attended the gala event, where over six hundred guests sat beneath the gaily-colored umbrellas to shade them selves from the warm Key West sunshine. There was music as the models, numbering the most glamorous in the Southernmost City, displayed Mar-Ed Shop's collection of new spring gowns. Included among the models' names were those of Mary Fuller, Polly Car bo nell, Cora Repoosch, Betty Louise Roberts, Connie Morri son, Ditty Dumas, Audrey Wilson, Bettye Toppino, Marie Rockoff, Betty Kerr Toppino, Anna Belle Christianson, Andrea Conniff, Joan Lastres and Lois Lindesznith. Others showing the charming fashions were Marilyn Dearmin, Zoe Cooley, Vi Ann Youman, Jo Arm Martin, Edna Jean Landrum, Jeannie Bruce and Sonja Tucker. There was a door prize and several other awards, and entertainment between halves of the fashion show included songs by Fred Hansen, accompanied by his talented wife, Renee, with the inevitable Phil to provide his hilarious dead-pan humor (though Phil gave one of his infrequent smiles, a collector's item, to the March of Dimes). President of the sorority and general chairman of the event, Mrs. Jeff Knight, Jr., mingled with her guests and chatted wiht Fashion Commentator Mrs. C. B. (Wilhelmina) Harvey, wife of the mayor of Key West, who had a two fold interest in the affair, as she is a member and past president of Beta Sigma Phi as well as a local chairman and former member of the district board of the National Polio Foundation. Among the patrons of the smart benefit Fashion Show were outstanding leaders in Key West society, among both townspeople and Naval circles. Included in table reservations were those of the Mesdames William R. Warren and Norberg Thompson, as well as Mrs. George C. Towner, wife of Rear Admiral George C. Towner, USN, Commanding Officer Key West Naval Base, and Mrs. Wil liam H. Truesdell, wife of CapL William H. Truesdell, USN, Commanding Officer Fleet Sonar School. Also taking tables were the Mesdames Earl Julian, Sylvia Roberts, Curry Harris, Truman Amy, George Aston, Arthur Valladares, T. L Morgan. Julius Hove. Frank Shep pard, Albert Momm, Joseph Wheeler, T. L. Morgan, Jr., H. B. Beroit, Marjorie Candee, Paul Lumley, Max Cohen, Emma Seymour, B. Albert Stern, James Zurhorst. Larry Dion, Charles Toppino, William Albury, Ramon Rodriguez, Ben Bernstein, Raymond Felton, William Gale, A1 Mills, and Orion Russell. Additional reservations were made by the Mesdanms S. B. Stephens, Frank Toppino, James Staples, J. C. De laney, Scan Silberman, Glynn Archer, M. G. Brewer, Dora Martinez, L J. Viney, Joseph Bucks, John SpottswoodL Wal lace Kirke, Pcnil Newhouse and Patrick OTlynn. Beta Sigma Phi cleared over SBOO on the fete, which will r - —- J to the 'h of Dimes. jr"- * *, h r \ *' i j g&te' * ■>: J' l • rail ■ jß§lLaSa2Mfe , . ■■ 1.. *• -a ii'. .. M i in iim • -Mi ■ POLLY CARBONELL'S bru nette beauty is accented in this black and white polka-dotted cotton with fitted black and white bodice-type halter. -llfl U IF ITS HAWAII that you are longing for, try the Island print and coolie hat that Cora Repoosch is wearing with strapped straw sandals. ■i * '^^(111 j * -SM jP I * MARIE ROCKOFrS gold hair is contrasted against the black and gold of her cocktail frock. It is one of those dresses that can go anywhere. PINK AND WHITE PRINTS fringed in deep pink fringe is Audrey Wilson’s choice of frock that has a little bolero which reveals a strapless sun dress. AN ORCHID COTTON PRINT is topped off with a shining bolero that Sonja Tucker wears in the spring fashion parade that Beta Sigma Phi sponsored for the March of Dimes. JEAN BRUCE is glamorous in her white cocktail frock with sparkling gold embroidery and gold shoes. Her jewelry It by the jewel shop in Casa Marina’s lobby. LOIS LINDESMITH wm* ft bright chartreuse striped cotton cocktail frock with a stqj* and orange lacings at side and waist lor accent. ZOE COOLEY ENJOYS her black velvet coat over tl white lace frock embroidered in rhinestones. —AH Photos by Finch, Citizen Staff Photographer.