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The Hartford Chronicle
Page Seven SO THEY TELL ME By Barbara D. Worthington WEAVER HIGH NEWS By Jeanne Anderson TEEN AGE FASHIONS By Lucy Smith DID YOU KNOW? By Martha Vann,, Waterbury HARTFORD HIGH NEWS By Carrie P. Saxon FEBRUARY 15, 1947 fine will v ( . . Look out for a line of socials that the Dukes A.C. be giving in the very near future .1 . A x o big "dance is al- , so in the niak- ing . . . "Watch 1 for the date!! 1 . .. . They are I due to be tops. . ,. . Tommy thinks life i really great to him . . . Why so, young fel low t . . . ... The "Breezes" have their own meaning for A-B-C . . . ' . . . What is in Middletown that our fellows are interested in . . . Tell me it is really great . ; . Good deal ... . . The "Razor", new in town, has a fan club already '. . . Take it easy girls, he is making this his home for a while ... ... Quite a few fellows want to know "Red" better . . . Some have even announced to her that they are AWOL . . . Really Betty they aren't wolves . . . . . . Kidney Beans i3 trying, to cook up with his lost flame . . . Good luck fellow . . . ... Walt Bolden really comes on at the Jam Sessions at the Turf, tell me he is really great .The "Infant" really came on with the jitterbugs ... ... The "Carpes" insist upon passing marks for admission . . . How do you stand fellows? . . . By the way the public is in store for something great from them soon . . . . .. The Trojans do not antici pate much opposition in their quest for the city title ... . . . Hartford has its first colored Gen. Ins. Agent ... I . ',$ "ig February 7, - Students and Faculty witnessed the unveiling of a portrait of Mr. Franke H. Burke, princi pal of Weaver High School. The portrait recently finish ed by Mr. Har ry Farlow of ' v Newing ton, " ; was begun in 1943 but dur- the war, work on it was stopped-at the request of Mr. Burke and the money invested in war bonds. During the spring of 1946, work on the portrait was again begun. The portrait was a recogni tion of the loyalty, and long service given by. Mr. Burke to the schooL Contributions for the sponsor ship of the portrait were given by the faculty, the Alumni As sociation and many Weaver clubs in 1943. Representatives fro mthe clubs were seated on the stage. Among the 10 repre sented from thelubs was Mild red Lewis, president of the Ingleside Club. Remaining on the Dean's list since entering college, Muriel Calloway, a graduate of 1944, was recently elected to "who's who in American universities and colleges. Some of the or ganizations in which she is now active are the Student Affairs Committee, the Howard Play ers, Women's League, Fellow ship Council, Canterbury Club, and the Delta Sigma Theta So rority. . A" senior at Howard University, Muriel is majoring in Spanish, and will remain there to receive her M. A. de gree. y (The above article was con tributed by Marion Duncan.) : i - i r Hello, I heard several of you 'jerks' were looking around the corner for a few East er rags. Well "rvtoff" for tall "chicks" let us start off with some thing that will decrease your height in two what about the solid color suits, for in stance a navy blue suit and maroon acces sories. Fashion editors say toppets are going to be quite popular and Jean Davis has started that fashion with a "fine' white boxy jacket and small gold buttons with a navy blue suit. By the way, I've heard sev eral senior girls mention the fact that they are looking hard for gowns. Well, seniors, how about looking at a few pat terns featured in this month's 'Seventeen'. Incidentally; who ever said all the teen-agers do is stay in the streets and jitter bug but the sewing exhibition down Sage-Allen proves that this is strictly all wrong. So long. i (nkilr L t HARTFORD JRATT ST. BRIDGEPORT 1105 MAIN ST. NEW BRITAIN 169 MAIN ST. NEW HAVEN 799 CHAPEL ST. MILLINERY SUITS COATS DRESSES ALPHA XI DELTA RUNNING OUT Burlington, Vt. It looks as though Alpha Xi Delta's na tional office will have to wait for a new college generation at the University of Vermont before they can re-activate their chapter there. Last year the members of the local chapter unwittingly pledged a young colored stu dent, not because they did not know she was colored but be cause they felt she qualified. When the national office heard of this they said witting ly, that kind of thing was sim ply not done in Alpha Xi Delta. They either had to drop the pledges or have the whole chap ter placed on. probation. Full indication of the fact that the girls are still holding their ground came last week, when its members took no part in "rushing" activities which means that there will be no new members this year. Miss Crystal Malone, a young colored' student from Washing- "Brotherhood Week" was ob served at the Zion Baptist B. T. U., Sunday, February 9. A special program was presented. Wilfred Ralph, Theodore Byrd, Clem Vann, and Judson Watts are observing "Boy Scout Week". Mr. and Mrs. James Mazbn, Bishop Street, have announced the marriage of their daughter, Lillie Mae, to Mr. Thomas E. Norfleet, son of Mr. and Mrs. McKinley Norfleet, February 15, at the Zion Baptist Church. Mrs. Maybelle R. Ward, Pearl St., formerly secretary of Pearl Stv Neighborhood House, has assumed her duties as teacher and private instructor of music. 'Johnny Davis, who excels in athletics, was elected treasurer of the Zion Class of Crosby High. The Royal Eight Club, in giving- a "Teen-age Dance", February 28, at the Pearl St. Neighborhood House, has an nounced it to be a formal affair. Make it a date, guys and gals! Frank Silva, basketball star, has joined the Chase 'hoopsters'. Bob Tucker left February 7 to enter the University of Conn. in New London. Best of luck. Mary Jane . Lewis, Ansonia, Conn., was the guest of Martha Vann last week. Tim Franks has arrived home. He was in the army. Glad to see you back ! ton, D. C, was the center of this national controversey. The H.P.H.S. Varsity and Jayvee Hoop Team played a return game with the New Bri tain Basketball Team, Friday, February 7, 1947 at 8 :00 P.M., in the Hopkins Street Gym. The Hartford- High team is coming closer to the city champ ionship, may they succeed. How ever, the Jayvee haven't been able to obtain such a record. The Student Council has been sponsoring a vMiIe Of Dimes campaign throughout Hartford High since January 28, 1947 in order to help Hart ford, Conn., suceeed in reach ing its nine mile quota. The school has contributed amiably to this fund and have succeeded in raising $313.82. Dr. Brookfield spoke on "What Is Personality", Monday, February 10, 1947 in the HPHS Broad Street auditorium so that the girls of all three classes might really understand the meaning of the word personal ity. Dr. Brokfield is & well-known authoress as well as a stimulat ing speaker. Although she was born in France, she received her education in a New York college. She has travelled ex tensively interviewing for her books several famous people. The female sex enjoyed her talk immensely. Hartford 2, Conn. O CORNER TAKOTTj I YOUTH i CENTRE "O utfitters for the Youth of Now England" CHARLES OF THE RITZ LIPSTICK Match your fashions . . . your bright accessories . . . and high light your own skintone. Every color you could ask for is in our collection. So liberal is the assortment that youll march off with .a complete lipstick' wardrobe. $1.00 and $1.50 plus tax Charles of the Bits Booth Main Floor 1 W.