Mrs John R Todd DAR

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Mrs John R Todd DAR - a buds was as present, the 1945 Wise Beth B of...
a buds was as present, the 1945 Wise Beth B of th January 26. Mrs. John R. Todd Talks To BAR On Rill Of Rights The regular monthly meeting of ^ _ M _ _ the Long island Chapter Daughters i Merideth ~seWVd'VeHcTous "refresh-. with Mrs. Harrison, Miss Ethel Warrick. Mrs. Walter Smith arTd Mrs. T. J. Peirce, as alternates. The yearly report of the Loiig Island Chapter will be made at this meeting. During the social hour, the hostesses, Mrs. Westmoreland and Mrs. of the American Revolution met in men tg. the home of Mrs. W. D. Westmoreland, Yadkin Street with Mrs. Robert Merideth as assisting hostess. Twelve members and one visitor, Mrs. Albert Agett attended th meeting. The outstanding feature of the meeting was a most interesting and instructive paper on the "Bill of Rights" given by Mrs. John R. Todd. Mrs. Todd stated that this : Bill of Rights has been called the ten commandments of American Liberty. There is a definite distinction between the constitution and the Bill of Rights, she pointed out. The constitution is mainly a system of rules and regulations by which the people as a whole are guided; the Bill of Rights protect* th» people as individuals. The Bill of Rights or these first ten commandments were written by George Mason of Virginia in 1701. "Although 2700 amendments have been Introduced into Congress only eleven have hec;n adopted .since the pas.siige of thi Bill of Rights," Mr*. Todd said. D u r i n g the preceding business 133 LIT , . , : , HT A C to session, presided over by Mrs. A. S. was , ! Zoerb ^ Feb-j^ hat ; Manse, officiating. Mr. Pennington Army, Bo- "Pocket." regent, it was B National Congress would be held In Atlantic City for one week, starting May 17. The following members were voted as delegates and alternates, Mrs. A. S. Zoerb, regent, Mrs. Sam Miller, flrst vice-regent, Mrs. J. W. Harrison, second vice-regent and Mrs. Eldredge Hord, chaplain. Delegates and alternates were also named to attend th'e state meeting to be held in Knoxville on March 7, 8 and 0. Mrs. Howard Wilson and Mrs. Zoerb were named as delegates 'Fuller * Ifell onara

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  1. Kingsport Times-News,
  2. 24 Feb 1946, Sun,
  3. Page 18

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