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THE NEW JUNIOR RECREATION CENTER
February first was a "red letter" day for the young people of Greenbelt. The formal opening of the newly equipped Junior Recreation Center took place at 7:00 P. M., presided over by Lynn Ashley, presi dent of the Junior Citizens' Association. Roy S. Braden,Town Manager, officially threw open the doors for all the town between the ages of thirteen and twenty, inclusive, and the future program was out lined by Mrs. Rose Alpher, Mrs. Wallace Mabee, Miss Doris Bungan, and Mr. Donald Coale. After their speeches, an election was held to select officers of the Junior group. Those elected were: Lynn Ashley, President: Stanley Provost, Vice-President; Dorna Ashley, Secretary and Treasurer. The following night at 7 o'clock, sixty-odd young people arrived at the Center and spent a jolly even ing playing ping-pong,darts,checkers,and other games while the new victrola and radio provided music for dancing. Several grown-ups looked wistfully inside the door, and were politely but firmly informed that this was the JUNIOR ROOM, so they departed. It is expected that a program to include arts and crafts, dancing instruction, and games will be es tablished within a few weeks, and those interested in any one activity can come on certain nights,while others can come on other nights on which their par ticular intei-este are featured. Mr. Braden and Mrs. Alpher expressed the hope that the young people will feel that the room is theirs,and will take initiative in putting it to its proper use, abiding by the Management's restrict ions and also instituting their own rules as the need arises. The Center will be open every evening except Sun day from 7to 9,and an hour later on Friday and Sat urday evenings. These hours have been set so that the youngest boys and girls can go hone and get plenty of sleep, while the older ones can study or read until their bedtime. INDIVIDUAL SCORING OF G.A.C. BASKETBALL TEAM AS OF FEB. 3RD,1939 PLAYERS GAMES GOALS F. GOALS TOTALS Bozek 15 36 15 87 Cain 12 39 8 86 Wurl 11 33 4 70 Abrahims 16 26 7 59 Giersch 14 25 9 59 Si dwell 6 22 9 53 Blanchard 13 21 2 44 McDonald 5 17 0 34 Barker 9 13 4 30 Holochwost 13 12 5 29 M a rack 9 10 5 25 Sanchez 14 8 1 17 WON 11 LOST 5 STANDING OF THE TEAMS TEAM WON LOST PCT. Carnegie 5 0 1.000 Brown 4 1 .800 Joliet 4 1 .800 Dartmouth 2 3 . 400 Columbia 2 3 .400 Juniata 2 3 . 400 Eton 1 4 .200 Bucknell 0 5 .000 FIVE INDIVIDUAL HIGH SCORES NAME TEAM GAMES GOALS FOOLS POINTS Cain Carnegie 5 32 9 77 Greisch Carnegie 5 26 2 54 Goldfadden Juniata 3 25 2 52 Abrahims Carnegie 5 22 1 45 Eeagle Columbia 5 21 1 43 BRIDGE NEWS The Duplicate Club held its weekly meeting the evening of January 31, with four and one-naif tables being occupied. The cards were full of slams and little slnns. On one occasion seven hearts were bid and made, doubled and redoubled, by two couples. One couple bid six hearts on the hand, made seven, and was low for the board. Something is going to have to be done about the Nebletts. For the third straight week they are in the money. The first four were as follows: Mch. Points. Hndcp. Total 1. Mr. and Mrs. Neblett 42.5 3.24 39.26 2. Mr. Langford & Likens 38.5 none 38.5 3. Mrs. Green & Havens 41.5 4.05 37.45 4. Mr. Wolsey & Pinckney 37.5 .81 36.69 On Tuesday, February 14 and 21, the Club will meet in the Manual Training room at the school. WATCH for ANNOUNCEMENT GREENBELT VALET SHOP Shoe Repairing - Clothes Pressing Dry Cleaning Service Laundry Service WILL OPEN SOON NEXT DOOR TO THEATRE Fixtures - Shoe Machinery - Clothes Presser Installation and Adjustment Now Being Completed Greenbelt Consumer Services, Inc.