Roberta Herzog Girl Scout
Delegates To Girl Scout Convo Are Grateful For American Way Of Life "Gratefulness for the American concept of llfo as portrayed by tho youth of the land was expressed by the delegates attending the 32nd National Girl Scout convention In Cincinnati, Oct. 18 to 21," Mrs. George Toft said. Her report as a delegate was made to the Mitchell Glrl« Scout Council meet- Ing Wednesday evening In the Girl Scout rooms. Attending this convention was the highlight of her 12 years with girl scouting, she said, Brownies Intermediates, senior scouts and adults filled the Cincinnati Gardens to a capacity crowd of 15,000 Sunday afternoon for tho opening session. "The youth," she said, "came to this meeting of their own accord and not because they had been forced to attend. The girls streamed in by the hundreds to their places on the main floor and then the spot light was played upon the American Flag. Music furnished the Symphony under the direction ol Dr. Thor Johnson," Included in the list of speakers were Miss Helen Hays, a member of the board of directors of the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York; Dr. Ethel • J. Alpenfels, anthropologist of New York University; Mrs. Oswald B. Lord, U. S. representative on the United Nations Commission on Human Rights and Lady Baden-Powell of England, world chief guide, "Kits For Korea" a new project in which all Girl Scouts are asked to participate was introduced. These small bags will be shipped overseas with the help of American Relief For Korea. The project of purchasing the wine of the founder of girl scout- Ing in this country, Juliette Lowe, in Savannah, Ga. was announced, Mrs, Toft said that 14 Girl 3uides from nearly as many countries expressed their surprise at democratic way In which the business sessions were conducted as anyone who wished to voice an opinion could do so at the micro>hones placed on the floor. Miss Roberta Herzog, senior Girl Scout, who attended the Buffalo Bill Camp near Cody, Wyo. last summer, discussed the varied program- There were 102 girls present, representing 46 states, The activities Included a rodeo, tour of Yellowstone, talks by an Indian woman and a forest ranger, and a back-pack trip into the mountains. The exchange of ideas with others and the inspirational programs around the cnmpl'lres were the lasting memories for Miss Her- ~~>g. She stressed the need in Mitchell of a more concerted senior scouting program and asked that any women interested in leadership In this field to contact her. Training national senior round-up in 1056. Mrs, A. W Williamson, president of the council, announced that leaders are also needed in the schools and the annual leaders dinner will be given Deo. 7. The next council meeting will be Nov. 10. Moose Lodge At Scotland Plans Halloween Party By Republic New* Service SCOTLAND — The Moose Lodge here Is giving parties for children Saturday evening to celebrate Halloween. The basement of the City Hall will provide entertainment for all children from the first through the sixth grades and the youngsters above that grade will be entertained in the City Hall Auditorium. A parade will be held at seven o'clock and five prizes will be awarded tor the best costumes. Also during the evening a prize will be given every hour. Games will be provided for the younger children and games aa well as dancing for the older group. Refreshments will be served dur Ing the evening. This is a part of the Youth Honor Program of the Moose Lodge and each child attending will be asked to sign a pledge promising not to do any damage in town on that night. . and experience, she said in thte work is not neqessary "~ " Tentative a „ HUW MWW>oai ,. lomttv] plans are being made to hold Clergymen Will Be Speakers At PTA'AtGeddes Bv^Republlo Newa Service GEDDES •— ; The topic for the meeting of the Geddes Parents Teachers Association to be held Monday evening is "The Home Spiritually Guided," The Rev. Edward Caraher of St. Ann's Catholic Church of Geddes and the Rev. Wlllard Scott of the Geddes Methodist Com m u n i t y Church will be the speakers. Mrs, Harold Warner is in charge of arrangements for the program. Dinner Is Given For Visitors At Carthage By Republic Newi Service CORSICA — Mr. and Mrs. C, J. Mennlng were hosts at a family dinner Sunday honoring their daughter and her husband, A-C2 Harold Toppen and Mrs. Toppen and their son Mlcheal Present were Mr, and Mrs. J. Roy Mennlng, Claire and Karen, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Bordewyk and Douglas, Miss Phyllis Menning of Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs, R, L. Dice, Tommy and Greg, Mrs. A, Dice, James Mennlng and John McDowell. The Toppens will return thifi week to the airbase at Mlnot, N. P. where Cadet Toppen is stationed.