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By Glee Crutcher
delightful and colorful swan song for
Mrs. Kenneth A. Robbie will occur April
24 and 23 on the stage of Kentucky Home
School with the production of "The
Admirable Crlchton," written by James
photo by Marilyn Frederick
WORKING ON ONE of
the decorations for the charity ball of the Younger Woman's Club are. from
left, Mrs. James Hardy, Mrs. Victor S. DeGeorge and Mrs. Louis Dolt.
will be "A Heritage to Remember"
on this Saturday night at the Executive
Inn Canterbury Room, Making the scene
will be the members of the Younger
Woman's Club of St. Matthews and their
guests at the club's
The theme, all historic, was selected
in keeping with the Kentucky Federation
of Women's Clubs' 75th anniversary.
The "efforts to make history live again-f- or
one evening anyway
From the village, guests will enter an
actual living . room decor centered
the Canterbury Room's huge fireplace. There on each side will be
titled "Declaration of Sponsors." Here, too, sponsors' names will
be listed, as well as on trlcorn hats
placed stateglcally on hat racks,
Mrs. Duke Owens and her committee
planned this setting.
Centerpieces for the tables have been
made out of hurricane lamps surrounded
The uniqueness of the decorations; all
created by members under the guidance
of chairman Mrs. James Wrlsht, will be
c' rly evf nt t tve entrance to r;
r 1. .: Ts v
i....ualure will ta set up.
"We're calling this sponsors alley,"
Mrs. Wright said, "a place where our
backers can be featured on the tiny
store fronts and signs."
Mrs. Earl CBannon, In charge of this
facet of the decorations, has kept herself and her committee busy painting
huge refrigerator cartons to transform
them into authentic - looking Williamsburg homes. Medicine bottles were used
for the tiny outdoor lights and coat hangers form the wrought-iro- n
Flower boxes filled with artificial flowers and brass door knobs of the stores
(they're really polished buttons) add
the finishing touches.
HERE'S ONE of the centerpieces
for Saturday's ball a hurricane
lamp with magnolia leaves, other
a wonderful play," says Libby
"It begins in the drawlngroom
of Lord Loam's mansion ln London with
Crlchton as the perfect butler. Then
the scene moves on to the barren Island and depicts how the aristocrats and
servants shift positions and Crlchton
turns Into the perfect leader while still
remaining a servant."
Hunt Mlddleton plays the Earl of Loam
and other leading parts are taken by
Becky Denham, Katsy Johnston, and Barbara Tafel, who play the Ladies Mary,
Catherine, and Agatha Lasenby. Robbie, Gray Is the Hon. Ernest Woolley,
Hunt Helm Is the Rev. John Trehern,
and Caldwell Wllllg is Lord Brockle-hurs- t.
Proceeds from the sale of patron and
sponsor tickets already received or
pledged total $4,804. Mrs. Joe Chiles
was chairman of this committee.
Hostesses for the affair will be dressed
In Colonial gowns. Two husbands volunteered to wear powdered wigs and uniforms and stand guard at the door.
Members acting as hostesses will be
Mrs. Michael Kavanaugh, Mrs. C. Edward Davis, Mrs. Robert Southall, Mrs.
Edsel Rawllngs, Mrs. Letcher Collins,
and Mrs. Burton Ross.
The dance Is open to the public. Reservations are being taken by Mrs. Gerard
Parker, 403 Cherrywood Rd., and Mrs.
Edward Davis, 4087 Gllman Ave.
'' Especially for he Family
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outstanding women asked to join
10 Fillies as Derby Ball hostesses
semble bright butterflies as they hand
Mrs. Oscar C. Wright, Jr., 33 River
Hill Rd.. Is chairman of the hostesses
for the ball, given annually by the Fillies, the group of young women who start
off the Derby festivities each April with
a dance and the exciting spin of the
wheel which points to the name of the
Derby Festival Queen, prior to the
the Fillies, In secret conclave,
elect five outstanding college girls, representative of Kentucky, as princesses.
One of them will be chosen queen.
This year's hostesses are Mrs. John
Akers, Jr., Mrs. Byron Brubaker, Mrs.
Fred Burdorf, Jr., Mrs. Basil P, Caum- out the
Ten outstanding women in the community have been Invited to Join 10 Fil-
lies to act as hostesses for the Derby
Festival Ball April 24 at Convention
The decorations all will be black and
white and silver with two accents in
cloths on all
the tables and the capes that will be
attached to the evening gowns at the
back of the neck and at the wrists of
the hostesses. When the women escort
guests to their reserved seating arrangements, the capes will open up and re- -
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore
Rich of 9818 Somerford Road, was congratulated by master of
ceremonies Van Vance after she won the first preliminary of the
1970 WHAS Crusade Talent King and Talent Queen Contest. Miss
Rich, a Junior at Westport High School, won over seven other girls
routine. She will compete in the final contest
on Mfy 17,
Registration may be made by
the council office at
Luncheon tickets will be $1.
Li Li LJ
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Mrs. John W. Rulketter, Jr., 4246
Westport Ter., is president of the Fil-
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Christie Barrett Crutcher,
The five Derby princesses were announced last week. Four of them are
residents of this area of the county.
Li Li Li
mlsar, Mrs. Richard B. Condon, Miss
Elizabeth Crady, Mrs. T. William Cra- dy, Mrs, Daniel W. Hallenberg and Mrs.
James D. Hicks,
Others are Mrs. Richard Jelsma, Mrs.
James R. Kane, Mrs. James P. Kelly, Mrs. Herman M. Kessler, Mrs. Donald B. Kurfees, Mrs. Edward J.
n, Mrs. John W. Manning, Mrs.
Earle H. Runyan, Mrs. Y. Peyton Wells
and Mrs. Miller Wyatt.
The annual meeting of the Kentucklana
Girl Scout Council will be held at 10
am Monday, April 20, at the Buechel
"l Ctmrch, 2317 K'.Ves,
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man of the Kentucky Commission on
Girl Scout Council
iiiOro your family's
"We were able to dig up a few authentic costumes, but not nearly enough,"
Mrs. Cooke said. "So the members of
my committee put our heads together
and had the most fantastic luck. On
mother appeared with Issues of a fashion magazine published ln New York
in the 1890's, complete with color plates.
We worked directly from the plates and
bought silks and other materials and
r '"-'- . "- r- fwrri,, c' t a
i,uuoi hi i..j rooLumes lioin
scratch, mora than 30 of them. Some of
the girl leads have four change; rve
had plenty of help or It couldnt have
Other mothers, Including Squire
are laboring with hammers and
saws and paint brushes over at Kentucky
Homo, building the sets for the London
drawlngroom and the stark Island and
coming up with the proper props for
each scene. Ray Boring of Country Day
Is a consultant.
Llbby Robbie will have a real send-o- ff
on her 15th production. Llbby, who
lives at 432 Kaelln Dr., Is ln a final
whirl before moving to Minnesota this
summer. In addition to directing "The
Admirable Crlchton," she is the drama
and art teacher at KHS and Is directing
a play that will be presented April
22 by the Woman's Club of Louisville.
"I'm hoping to become connected with
school and little-theat- er
groups at Minneapolis as soon as we become settled," she says.
Proper costumes scarce
By Glee Crutcher
Debra Anderson is the Countess of
Brocklehurst and Ann Nevlls plays
Tweeny. There are 22 other speaking
parts ln the play.
Meantime , sewing machines have been
humming away, running up the beautiful
silk and satin costumes called for ln
the four acts. Mrs. Albert M. Cooke,
3718 Crocus Ln., whose daughter has
a walk-o- n
part, Is ln charge of making
the gowns for the girls, and Mrs. Kenton D. Leatherman, park Boundary Road,
heads the committee for the outfitting
of the boys.
Th Cc.'orsicl touch
Ceiled sponsors elley
from "The Admirable Crlchton" are, from left,
Barbara Tafel, Katsy Johnston, Hunt Middleton, Ann Nevils (in
rear) and Becky Denham. The play is by James Barrie.
IN THIS SCENE
by live magnolia leaves and artificial
blossoms made by members from crepe
For a backdrop surrounding
Cllne's orchestra, Mrs. Louis Dolt and
her, committee have painted a typical
scene from the early era on nine (9
"The beautiful thing about this backdrop Is that next year we can use them
again," Mrs. Dolt said, "simply by
painting over this year's scene." Mrs,
Jerry Wlebusch is
According to Mrs. Thomas W. Blackwood, general chairman of the ball, proceeds from this year's event will go to
Jewel Manor Girls' Center and Central
Kate Hospital; All money donated by
piniresses goes to tnecnartty fund except
"A wonderful play"
Vounger Woman's Club 11th charity ball Saturday
Squire Babcock, the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Harry K. Babcock, will tread the
boards in the leading role of the Admirable Crlchton, the butler of an aristocratic family which becomes shipwrecked on a Pacific island. He turns
into the leader of the desperate group
and saves the day for everyone.
'A HERITAGE TO REMEMBER'
This will be the 15th annual play lib-b- y
Robbie has directed and will be her
last ln Louisville. She and her husband
and family are moving to Minneapolis
Rehearsals have been going on Monday and Thursday nights and Saturday
mornings for weeks. The cast was chosen from the Junior classes at Kentucky
Home and Louisville Country Day School
and dozens of mothers have pitched Into
make the 1890 costumes and build and
paint the sets. It seems as if everyone
has gotten into the act to make this
the best production ever put on by the
two schools and a real tribute to
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You pay nothing until fall. Clothing can be taken out
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daughter of Mrs. Thomas Baber Crutcher, Jr., 182 Bow Ln., is a Junior at
the University of Kentucky where she
is majoring ln sociology, She Is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Joy Lynne Holmes, 18, is a freshman
at Indiana University, a major ln philosophy and a Pi Beta Phi pledge. She
attended Eastern High School, Middle-tow- n,
and Is the daughter of Dr, and
Mrs. Eugene M. Holmes, Anchorage.
Starr Sprlgg, 19, Is well-knobackstroker on the swimming team at
Plantation Country Club. The daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Sprlgg,
Jr., 2406 Brannlng Rd., she is a freshman at the University of Alabama and
a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Barbara Harding Mangel, 18, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Castle man Mengel, Jr., Prospect, attends
the University of Louisville where she
is a psychology major and a pledge
of Kappa Delta sorority.
The fifth princess Is Susan Thoma-so- n.
19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William W. Thomason, London. She Is
majoring ln merchandising at the University of Kentucky and is a member
of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
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