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NOVEMBER 2, 1946
The Hartford Chronicle
By A. DeRivian
Mr. and Mrs. James Smith of
Madison, Connecticut and Jack
sonville, Florida were house
guests of Mrs. Walter Murray
of Martin St. last week. On
Saturday, Oct. 26, Mr. and Mrs.
Smith left for their winter home
in Jacksonville, Florida.
Mrs. Ann Weaver has recent
ly been appointed adviser to all
intermediate Girl Scouts in the
North End. Mrs. Weaver will
assist the future Girl Scouts in
matters of planning activities,
finance, and conduct.
Mr. and Mrs. George David of
26 Roosevelt St., are the proud
parents of an eight and one
half pound son, born Friday,
Oct. 25, at the Hartford Hospi
tal. The youngster's name is
George II. Both .mother and
son are doing nicely. Incident
ally, Mrs. David is being at
tended by her sister-in-law, Mrs.
Estelle Singleton Taylor, wife
of Johnnie Taylor, well known
baseball player.
Mr. William. Tyson of Chest
nut St. has resumed studies in
terrupted by his service in the
army at Johnson C. Smith Col
lege where he is a member of
the varsity football team.
Its nice to see Ed Swett back
around town again after his
service with the Red Cross in
the Pacific area. The future
may see Ed turning his talents
to the writing field in which he
Many of Hartford's dance
lovers turned out to the Ramez
Club's annual formal dance held
at the Plainville High School
Gym last Saturday. Among
those enjoying themselves im
mensely were Mimi Van Allen,
George Register, James Will
iams, Leroy Ferguson, William
Frazier, William Smith, Joseph
Harris and Walter Johnson.
Members of the Ramez Club
saw .to it that our boys from
Hartford had an enjoyable eve
ning. Some of the members
are: Catherine Mason, Beatrice
Corlette, Virgina Corlette, El
len Mason, and Elizabeth Cor
lette. Excellent music was
played by Cliff Gunn and his
Mrs. Carrie Pentheny has
been discharged from the Hart
ford Hospital and is convalesc
ing at her home.
Mrs. Fred Fuller of 454 Main
Street, Manchester, is resting
comfortably at the Hospital af
ter a slight attack of pneu
monia. Mrs. W. Lee Bowers of Jack
sonville, Florida, and ' Mrs. W.
H. Abies of New York City,
former classmates of Miss Nao
mi McMillan, who are guests at
her home, attended the Regular
Ten Club 's Annual Dance at the
Mayf air Ballroom in New York
Mr. Thomas Jones, former
local musician who most of us
remember as head of the band
at the "Mickey Mouse" club in
East Hartford a few years back,
was a visitor to this city during
the past week. Accompanied
by his brother, Francis, who is
"the man to see" at the Algiers
in Farmington, and brother Joe
the Versatile Musician who is
with the Percy Nelson Trio at
the Morgan Grill, they made a
round of the nite spots. At
present Tommie heads his own
aggregation in New York City.
The Wahenes Club will hold
their next regular meeting Sat
urday, Nov. 2 at the home of
Mrs. Gladys Wilson at 38Mahl
The Sigma Phi Lambda Soro
rity has resumed their activities.
On Tuesday evening the Secret
Pals, a group formed within the
Sorority, met at the North End
Community Center for an eve
ning of gaiety and fun. At the
meeting each member found out
just who their Secret Pal had
been during the past year. Gifts
were exchanged and refresh
ments were served. Each mem
ber brought another couple.
Dancing ended the evening.
The Sorority will meet on the
second and fourth Tuesdays of
each month.
Mr. Samuel Tiller, Fraternal
Editor of the Chronicle, recent
ly attended the first affair of
the Regular Ten Club held at
the Mayfair Ball Room on 7th
Avenue in New York City.
Mrs. Ella Rivers has returned
o her home in Macon, Ga., after
a very pleasant visit in Hart
ford with her four sisters, Mrs.
Marie L. Carter, Mrs. Mamie
Lewis, Mrs. Anna H. Walker,
Mrs. Walter Beckham, and her
daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Hudson.
by Lucy Smith
The teen timers stepped out at
the "Y" last Friday night at a
dance given by the Junior
N. A. A. C. P. chapter. It was
a gay afternoon for them be
cause seldom the youngsters get
a chance for fun in Middletown.
Mesdames Christene Sneed, Jes
sie Hicks, and Bertha McRae
were chaperons.
Where is "Steve"? I am sure
all of you remember Steve Bar
low, Jr. Steve, as he is called
left Middletown at the end of
the summer to re-enter college.
He served with the 332 Air
By Barbara Murray
The usual program of Coed
Nights was held on Friday,
October 25, 1946.
There were quite a few mem
bers of the younger set who at
tended the Coed activities.
There was square dancing, ping
pong, pool, and jitterbugging.
The Teen-age lounge is thor
oughly enjoyed by all. It con
tains reading material and small
The North End Center 's Coed
Nights offer a lot in the way of
Coed fun. The special interest
groups have already begun
their activities. Remember that
you don't have to be a member
of Coed Nights to be in a special
interest group. Some of the
groups already functioning are
the .Crafts, Modern dancing,
Sewing and Journalism is meet
ing in the near future.
The P. W. Girls are now plan
ting a "Fair" which will be held
on Nov. 16, at the Y.M.C.A.
There will be a number of
booths and a variety show.
Those on various committees
are Lucy Smith, Barbara Clark,
Vina Smith, Mildred Lewis,
Eleanor Littman, Ruth Beck
ham, Barbara Worthington and
others. The Mistress of Cere
monies for the evening will be
Lucy Smith.
The Thanksgiving Dance is
still in preparation. It will
probably be held at the "Y".
St. Benedict's Center is also
sponsoring a Coed Program on
Friday evenings.
The membership is ten cents.
The first gathering was a party
on October 11, 1946.
There was dancing and fun
had by all those who attended
the affair. Cider and donuts
were sold.
On Sunday, Oct. 27, the Jun
ior Choir were attired in their
new robes. The new colors for
the robes are grey trimmed with
white collars.
Incidentally Union's Junior
Choir is one of . the best in the
city. Miss Naomi Morgan who
sings most of the solos is said
to have a voice with muh
Force. He finally decided to
turn his time to more construc
tive things. Steve is now a
student at State Teachers' Col
lege, Montgomery, Alabama.
Many gathered at the home
of Miss Thelma McRae to help
Miss Cynthia Washington of
Cromwell, Conn, celebrate her
birthday. The party was given
by her friends.
David Cooper is home after
his operation at the Middlesex
Hospital. His many friends
wish him a rapid recovery.
A baby girl was born to Mr.
and Mrs. James Neal September
27; 1 Her name is Barbara Lee.
By Jeanne Anderson
Weaver played host to the
All State Chorus, Band, and
Orchestra last week Wednes
day and Thursday. These are
groups composed of the best
talent from all the senior high
schools in the state. For two
days the groups had stiff re
hearsals. Thursday evening
their finished work was pre
sented in a concert.
Alfred Rogers, a student at
Manchester High, is a member
of the All State Band conducted
by Walter Bideler who is also
the conductor of the Ithaca Col
lege Band. Each member of
the band wore the uniform of
his school.
Lorraine Duncan, a student
at Weaver, is a member of the
All State Chorus directed by
Marlowe Smith, supervisor for
vocal groups in senior high
schools. The Chorus and or
chestra were attired semi-form-ally.
Allen "Hodge" Davis, a stu
dent at Hartford High, is a
member of the All State Or
chestra conducted by Moshe
Paranov who is the head direc
tor at the Julius Hartt School
of Music.
Friday the Orchestra enter
tained the teachers at the
Teachers' Convention at Bush
nell. The Band entertained the
teachers at Bridgeport the
Chorus at New Haven.
In last week's column only
the names of the members of the
editorial staff of "The Lookout",
Weaver s school paper, were
given due to the fact that no
other staff had been announced.
Among the 23 members of the
circulation board are Shirley
Davis and Willa Walton.
Lorraine Duncan has been
chosen as one of the sixteen
members of the "Portal"
Board. It is the job of this
board to write and edit the
"Portal", the senior class book.
After school on Tuesdays and
Thursdays many girls may be
een going onto the playing field
in their gymsuits. They are
trying to receive a gym award
by participating in extra cur
ricular activities. Five points
are awarded' each tme a girl'
takes part in a sport and five
more if her team should win.
When a girl earns 100 points
she receives her numerals of her
graduating year. 300 points
earns the prized W.
In the group of 64 are Mary
Baker, archery ; speedball, Anna
Rhodes, Catherine Stone, Betty
Register, Barbara Clark, Norma
Lewis, Dorothy Clark, Mildred
Lewis, Marion Duncan and
Jeanne Anderson.
Archery and speedball, a com
bination of basketball, soccer
and football, are now in season.
MISS EARLENE GREGG has returned to operate
1769 Main St. Tel. 7-7678 Hartford, Conn.
By Barbara D. Worthington
. . . That it is all over now for
LDon Juan Douglas and Senorita
Reggie ...
That V. P. is now studying
to be an interior decorator . . .
. . . That a certain young girl
about town would like to know
who "Billy" is that "Jean" talks
so much about . . . Alright . . .
... That Evelyn has her eye
on Eddie . . . Look out now I . . .
. . . That Lincoln Dairy is
everyone's second home . . .
. . ."That "Squeek" Carter
thinks that our "old city"
should go in for more classical
music ... This would give his
violin a chance . . . By the way,
he is working now ...
. . . That Burt Lowe got slap
ped like a machine gun Sunday
. . . Shame on you! ....
. . . That the girls got a great
football lecture- Sunday from
the mad leader corps men, the
girls say its Greek to them . . .
. . . That someone wants to
know who is "Freddy", that
Mattie talks so much about . . .
You want to know! ...
. . . That the fellows want to
know, who the girls were who
got chased out of the "Square"
. . . Do you know what it was
about? ...
. . . That the Phillis Wheatly
girls are having a fair, with
fortune tellers Look out boys.
There will be swamies and palm
ists . . . We 11 see you there . . .
Look out for the Conchitas from
South of the Border. . .
. . . That hunting has taken
some of our fellows to the near
by country towns . . . They
haven't had too much luck as
yet ...
. . That Harold "Mike" Mi
kell's hour seems to be pretty
filled up now . . . Girls take it
easy ! . . . He seems to have a
pretty full schedule ...
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Tel. 2-8572 Hartford, Conn.
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