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FOVKO.C.HIGH SCHOOLS TO TRY FRIDAY DANCING OKLAHOMA CITY, Fob. 17— (/P)—Expansion of social use of four high schools here to include Friday night dancing was voted by an uneasy city council after it was assured of a minimum of opposition. opposition. The step was taken as a preventive preventive to juvenile delinquency. Individually, members of the ministerial alliance said they •wouldn't attack the plan, "and even the preacher who fights dancing dancing harder than anybody in town assured me that he won't fight us," came the reassuring message from Mrs. Walter Gray, a Parent-Teacher Parent-Teacher association official. Edd L. Hisel, ward four councilman, councilman, said it gave him a chill to think about what people were going going to say, but Alton Brown, a. student council president, put in the clincher by telling the board his classmates would rather dance at school than in a beer tavern. The board's action would permit the schools to set up "teen towns," a form of model municipal government, government, which includes Friday night dancing, games and other diversions. diversions. The Junior Chamber of Commerce Commerce is sponsor.

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  1. Miami Daily News-Record,
  2. 17 Feb 1944, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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