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i een-Age
Tattler
By Beth Harriss
•‘1 have a gentleman, doctor.” This was the remark heard in the
assembly program this week when the New Hanover High School
cheerleaders entertained the student body with a quiz program.
aj though the questions were a trifle easy, they stumped quite a
iew. This type of program proved to be popular and re
quests for more like them were received. Mr. T. T. Hamilton was .
one of the contestants and he was a little hesitant as to whether i
to go to the state or not. He did and he picked a question out of !
(he box. He read it to himself and was silent. Then he popped out
with his answer. The joke of it all was that the answer was to his j
own question and not the one pulled out of the hat. Mr. Hamilton 1
certainly is fast at making up --— !
his own questions. What about
u Mr. Hamilton ? ? The prizes
awarded the winnig contestants
were tickets to the high school
fooball games. Even those that
were not so fortunate in know
ing their answer, also received
a tickei. There were a few of
t]ie students that ducked wnen
oilt 0f the cheerleaders came
toward them. Just think, you
might have won a ticket . . .
With a sigh of unsatisfaction,
the crowds left the Legion stadi
um Friday night where tne
Wildcats battled the Durham
Bulldogs to a 0-0 tie. It was
an exciting game, but not quite
exciting enough. The boys
played a fine game, but all in
vain. The Durham team over
powered us in weight and we
did well to hold them back.
After the game the dance
sponsored by the Teen-Age club
tv as held at the Community cen
ter where a large crowd head
ed. I noticed Betty Walter home
from Wake Forest for the week
end and Jackie McCarley from
Siate. Decatur Blanchard from
Wallace was at the dance also.
Allhough there wasn’t as big a
crowd as usual, it was a fine
dance.
Attention everybody. After
this week you will be able to
find that particular someone’s
telephone number by looking
into the student telephone di
rectory which comes out this
week. I know this will mean a
lot to some and will certainly
save time. Also in the directory
will be everyones homeroom
r/ mber. This, too, will save a
lot of time. Laura Harriss is in
charge of the directories this
year and has worked hard with
her assistants in putting out a
good book. I know everyone will
be glad to see it.
This Tuesday the ROTC Band
and Battalion will march in the
Armistice Day parade. The pa
rade will leave the assembly
point at 10 o’clock and arrive
at the 13th and Ann Drill Field
at 11 o’clock for the services.
Along with the band and bat
talion will be the color guard,
the American Legion Drum and
Bugle Corps, Composite Compa
ny. 32nd Airborne Division, 82nd
Airborne Division vehicles, the
local National Guara unit, the
American Legion and Veterans
of Foreign War members, Wil
liston High chool Band, Boy
Scouts. Girl Scouts, and the
civic automobiles. It has been
planned to be a big event and
one of the largest parades held
n Wilmington for some time.
This Thursday night the an
nual bon fire will be held at
13th and Ann followed by a
snake dance down Market to the
post office. The ceremonies will
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begin at 7:30 o’clock. Alter tne
snake dance a pep rally will be
held in front of tne post office.
As always there will be a large
crowd so come on out and join
the crowd. It’s really fun.
Oh, they’re awfu. Haven’t
you hearld this statement in the
last few days? Yes, I know you
have. The first thing a person
says when he opens his proofs j
is just this. All of the proofs'
have been returned to the stu
dent body and all kinds of sighs.
can be heard. Some peope j
must expect their pictures to
make them look beautiful. I
guess it’s only human nature.
Everyone has been deciding on
their choice for the annual and j
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs
day they will place their order!
with the photographer. It really
is odd how a camera can make
a person change completely.
How about it????
A speech contest was held
last week in all of the speech
arts classes. The title for the
contest was “I Speak for De
mocracy.” All the members of
the classes were allowed to
complete and the finalist were
Betty Britz and Robert McCarl.
Betty and Robert made record
ings of the speech and sent
them to Gastonia where they
will compete for the State title
on November 5. The winner of,
the State title will enter the
National contest. Good luck to]
you both The judges for the
contest were Wallace West,
Harry Dosher and Miss Grace
Robbins.
That has it for now so I’ll
be seeing you around.
* * *
Exhibit Of Fine
Art Prints Opens
At Lake Forest
A splendid opportunity for Art
Education is afforded in the ex
hibit of Fine Arts Prints which
will be on display Wednesday,
November 12 through Friday,
November 14 at the Lake Forest
School. There will be a small,
admission charge which w'ill be!
used for the purchase of pic
tures for the school.
This collection consists of
copies of 150 masterpieces rep
resenting the French, Ita
lian, Flemish, English, Dutch,
Spanish, German and American
Schools of Art. Famous portraits,
landscapes, marines, and pasto
ral scenes in the colors of the
[original canvases will be on dis
play.
MISS CATHERINE CROWE—Daughter of Dr.
William Crowe, Jr., pastor of the First Presby
terian church, who has been selected as the
“Good Citizen” of New Hanover High school
which is sponsored by the National Society of
Daughters of American Revolution. Miss Crowe
was one of the three students in the senior class
who passed in an outstanding degree the follow
ing qualities: Dependability, service, leadership,
and patriotism, and was selected by the faculty.
Catherine is vice president of the student body, a
member of the Hanoverian staff, school annual,
on the National Honor Society, a member of the
student advisory board of Student Life Magazine,
a national publication. She will be formally pre
sented at the conference of DAR in High Point in
March. The state winner will be given a trip to
Washington where she will be presented to the
National Society of DAR at the Continental Con
gress in April. (Staff photo by K. B. Hampton).
Wells-Davis
Vows Spoken
In Burgaw
In a simple and impressive
ceremony following the Sunday
morning worship service in the
Burgaw Baptist church, Novem
ber 2, Miss Ida Farrior Davis,
daughter of Heide Davis and
the late Mrs. Davis of Burgaw,
became the bride of William
Potter Wells, son of the late
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Wells of
Wallace. The Rev. William A.
Poole, pastor of the bride, offi
ciated using the double ring cer
emony.
The vows were spoken in
front of the chancel which was
simple decorated with a basket
of white chrysanthemums and
ferns. The family pews were
marked with white satin rib
bons.
Prior to the ceremony, Mrs.
William A. Poole, pianist, play
ed “O Promise Me” and “Clair
de Lune”. The soloist, Mrs.
Julia McCullen sang “Be
cause”. A quartet composed of
Mrs. Julia McCullen, Miss Hel
en Johnson, Mr. Herbert Har
rell and Mr. William James
Murray sang "O Perfect Love”
and ’’the Lord Bless You and
Keep You” as a choral bene
diction.
The bride, who was given in
marriage by her father, wore
a navy blue dressmaker suit of
gabardine with dubonnet and
dusty pink accessories. Her
flowers were roses tied with du
bonnet ribbon.
The bridegroom was attended
by his brother-in-law, Fred
Hall, Willard.
Miss Davis received her A.B.
and M.A. degree from East Car
olina Teacher’s college, Green
ville. At present, she is a mem
ber of the Burgaw High school
faculty.
Mr. Wells was graduated
from Franklin High school,
Kerr, and attended Campbell
college, Buies Creek, before en
tering the U. S. Army where he
served for three years. He is
now associated with the Atlan
tic Coast Lien Railroad compa
ny in Wilmington.
After a wedding trip, Mr. and
Mrs. Wells will make their
home in Burgaw.
Guests from Wilmington at
tending the wedding included
the following:
Charles F. Bell, William Hor
ton, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Mills, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. R. E.
Melton, Clifton L. Ward, Mife
Ethel Herring, Mrs. F. C. Shep
ard, Mrs. J. D. Fennell and son,
Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Barn
hill and son, Mr. and Mrs. Ber
nice Jenkins, Miss Dorothy
Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth
P. Winstead, and daughter, and
Mrs. Sally C. Johnston.
• • •
Belly Highsmith
Crowned Queen
In Jacksonville
Betty Anne Highsmith, for
merly a student of New Hano
ver High school, was crowned
queen of the Jacksonville Hal
owe’en party held recently in
the Jacksonville Highschool.
Betty Anne is 19* years old
and a junior at the school. She
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Worth W. Highsmith, formerly
of Wilmington.
YWCA Weekly Events
The YWCA has announced the
schedule of activities for this
week as follows with the Y
Teens of Lake Forest opening
the schedule on .Monday at 8:30
p.m.
Monday — 2:30 p.m. Y-Teens
at Lake Forest (meet at
school). 4 p.m. Sophomore Y
Teens. 6:45 p m. Residence
Girls Vespers. 8 p.m. Wesleyan
Service Guild of Methodist
church. 8 p.m. Beta Sigmi Phi
Sorority.
Tuesday— 2:30 p.m. Heming
way Y-Teens at the Y. 7:30 p.m.
Joint committee meeting of Y
Teen and Adult clubs.
Wednesday— 2:30 p.m. Chest
nut street Y Teens at school. 4
p.m. Freshman Y-Teens. 4 p.m.
Junior Senior Y-Teens.
Thursday — 8 p.m. Private
party.
Wesley Memorial
Circles To Meet
The circles of the WSCS of
Wesley Memorial church Winter
Park will meet as follows:
3. Mrs. G. D. Cashwell, lead
er, Monday at 8 p.m. with Mrs.
Ralph Walton.
2. Mrs. M. B. Gage, leader,
Tuesday at 10:30 a. m. with Mrs.
W. P. Farrar and Mrs. James
Murdock.
1. Mrs. George Birmingham,
leader, Wednesday 3 p.m. with
Mrs. Ralph Smith.
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Father s Night
Program Slated
On Wedesday
Father’s Night of the Tileston
Parent Teacher’s Association
has been schedueld for Wednes
day night, November 12, at 7:30
in the school auditorium.
Mrs. Edwin Clark, president,
has announced a program which
will be of real interest, not only
to Tileston parents but to all
citizens, and, as this is Ameri
can Education Week the school
urges visitors to attend and get
cquainted with their education
al system.
Opening devotions will be held
by Dr. William Crowe, Jr. after
which J. W. Grise will welcome
the fathers. A highlights of the
entertainment for the night will
be a triple quartet from the At
lantic Coast Line Male Chorus
under the dir3Ction of Edv/in
Clark, organist of First Presby
terian church, and accompanied
by Miss Christine Kornegay, mu
sic teacher at Tileston. Selec
tions are: “Stout Hearted Men”,
Romberg; “Winter Song”, Bal
lard; “Kentucky Babe”, Ge;bel;
“Night Shadows Falling”, Flem
ming.
speaker for the evening will
be H. M. Roland, superintendent
of New Hanover County schools.
His topic is “Budget and Fi
nances n iour County Schools.”
He willl discuss ways of getting
school funds and distribution of
the same. At the end of his
speech there will be a question
and answer period for the audi
ence.
Three brief film strips - two
on Visual Education and one on
Atomic Energy, presented by
John Glisson, director of Audio
Visual Education in New Hano
ver county, will conclude
the program.
At the close of the public will
be invited to visit the school
library where a display of books
and pamphlet on Ameriican
Education Week and Visual Edu
cation will be shown.
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Mrs. Carrie Carter was hos
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the First Baptist church at her
home 2531 Burnett Boulevard
recently.
Members of the class attend
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Byrd, Mrs. K. R. Mishoe, Mrs.
R. M. King, Mrs. Grant, Mr».
Vernon Cheek, Mrs. Jack Wil
kins, Mrs. W. E. Pruitt, Mr*.
R. P. Cooper,- Mrs. Percy Hall,
Mrs. Alvara Nance, Mrs. Ed
ward Stone, Mrs. J. A. Narron,
and guests, Mrs. Fannie Bul
lard and Mrs. Leslie Bass.
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The World Book Encyclopedia
relates that the predictions often
turned out to be so harmful to
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