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Friday, October 17, 1941
OUR NEIGHBORS By SALLY MEREDITH Hello, Greenbelt! The Women’s Club has a full schedule this fall. They are spon - soring the Red Cross class in first aid, which is taught by C. Weber of Capital Heights. Mr. Weber is> assisted by Miss Doris Dungan. Classes are held on Tuesday eve nings from 7:30 to 9:30 in room 123, Elementary School. If you wanta learn how to treat a person suffering from shock, or how to bandage a cut or burn, there's your opportunity.—Ten women have signed to attend a practical nutrition course, and at least five more are desired, to complete the class. If you’re interested, get in touch with Mrs. Joe Rogers, 2-G Eastway.—Defense registrations are still being taken in the Drug Store. So far, 480 cards have been filled in.—To get back to the Women’s Club’s many activi ties—the Fine Arts Section, under the direction of Mrs. William O. Murdock, began its “Good Neign bor Tour,” an imaginary visit to the Latin American republics. (It’s not done with mirrors, movies are used.) Passports, visas and steamship tickets are pro cured, making it all the more realistic. This week’s “Tour” was started at the home of Mrs. Oscar M. Johnson. Speaking of the Women’s Club (which we seem to be doing a lot of!), their new 1941-42 year books are out. Mrs. Roy F. Braden is responsible for the planning that went into them. Mrs. Charles E. Fitch assisted her. Dr.j Silagy is attending the American Public Health Associa tion convention in Atlantic City. Hejbr.d Mrs. Silagy left last week _ are expected back some timSthis Sunday.—Mr. and Mrs and daughters RpH-v and Dferry, left Roscoe /Melton. Cresent, had as guests on Supday, Wayne Snider, Mrs. Clara Porter, Neil Porter, Mrs. Leola Beasley and son, Philip Wayne, 4 months old. The clubhouse for the Athletic Club is progressing nicely, but a little help could be used from some of the local strong arms. Visiting Grenbelt is Mrs. H. A. Bone, of Pasadena, Calif. She is the mother of Dr. Hugh A. Bone. 6 Woodlandway. Understand a certain young lady in “B” Block has a good (but not original) excuse when she’s late to work now. She broke her watch. Women’s Defense Groups To Follow State Program The Prince Georges County women’s division of the Maryland Council of Defense has been di vided into seven committees which will soon embark upon programs outlined by State officials of the defense council. The individual committees will specialize in the following major fields: Americanization, nutrition, nursing, aviation, conservation, registration and recreation. Ad visory committee in every Mary land county will be responsible for acquainting the various women’s clubs with the defense plans. P. T. A. Meets New Teachers The Greenbelt High School P. T. A. held its first meeting Tuesday, October 7 at 8 o’clock in the cafeteria. Mr. Barnhart, the principal, introduced the new members of the faculty to the parents. The main topic of dis cussion was that of starting school at 8:30, as it started last year, instead of the present time, which is 9 o’clock. Mrs. Lydalu Palmer . rang two selections and also led the parents in group singing. Re freshments were served at the close of the evening. The High School now has sev eral new clubs along with those held last year. The new ones are Spanish, Driving, and Library Clubs. The clubs continued from last year are: Glee, Symphony, Girls Shop, Home Economics, Dramatics and Commercial. All •clubs meet the fourth period ex cept the Glee Club which is held -after school. Band Boards Merge The parents’ boards of the Greenbelt Community Band and the Greenbelt Feeder Band will be combined, in one group, with their first joint meeting tonight at 8 p.m. in the Elementary School. To be elected at tonight’s meet ing are an assistant secretary and an assistant treasurer. Nominees will be elected from the Feeder Band’s present board. Neu) Babies Mr. and Mrs. Allen Lovejoy of 4-D Crescent Rd. are the parents of a girl born October 7 in the Greenbelt Hospital. The baby was named Linda Hastings. A boy, Kenneth Gregory, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Cooper last Thursday night at Homeopathic Hospital. The new arrival weighed in at 9 pounds 12 ounces, and was delivered by Dr. Bernard Notes. 6. P. IVERSEN COMPANY j Wholesale Fruits and Vegetables 1211—1213 Maine Ave., S. W. !;■ Washington, D. C. National 1125—6—7—8—9 | SUPPLIERS TO YOUR FOOD STORE j ????????????????? ????? ? Guaranteed Quality Meats ? ?????*> ?????? ? ? ? ? V ????? |b— THIS STATEMENT CAN MEAN EVERYTHING OR NOTHING We will ourselves explicit on the subject! First: Guaranteed Quality means that we purchase only the two best grades of beef regularly sold at retail—U. S. Gov’t Graded Good and Choice.” Second: We see that this meat is properly aged before we offer it for sale. Third: It is cut for you by experienced butchers. This Means that if you cook your meat according to the cut you pur chase it will be tender and flavorful, Certain cuts of meats require different cooking times. Our butchers will be glad to advise you in this matter on request. Now! Your Food Store Offers Guaranteed Quality Meats and will cheerfully refund your money if your purchase does not meet fully with the above specifications. / GREENBELT CONSUMER SERVICES, Inc. -* GREENBELT COOPERATOR Fruit Flavors For Your Milk One answer to your troubles in getting fussy children to drink more milk, suggested by chemists of the U. S. Department of Agri culture, is “flavor it with berry juice s—raspberry, blackberry, frape, cherry, or any other you ave on hand.” Department chemists recently tried an experiment. They offered a group of children a number of different milk drinks, without say ing a word about what was in them. Some of the drinks were combinations of fruit juice flavors and milk. Some were plain milk, some were colored milk, some sweetened and colored milk. The children could choose any mixture they wished. They were told to drink whatever they wanted and to leave what they didn’t want in the containers. Nobody asked their opinion. The investigators simply meas ured what was left and the results showed plainly that when choosing freely, most of these children pre ferred milk with an added fruit flavor. Of all the fruit juice t ! TOUR TELEPHONE DIRECTORY Qoed to* OCTOBER 22 To order a change of address, or an extra listing, just call • . BERWYN 9900 The Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company of Baltimore City Berwyn, Md. g—aaa!Bg,wa=a PAGE THREE drinks, those with berry juices were the favorites. Try fruit juice flavored milk yourself, the next time the chil dren refuse to drink their plain milk. It should make a hit.