The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi on July 21, 1960 · Page 3
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Young Thespians Busy At City Playgrounds By JUANITA CRESP1NO . A lovo of the theatre has apparently rubbed off on the youngsters in our town. Last week, for example the supervisors nt the city's playgrounds suggested that the children present plays and invite their families and friends to see them perform. They were thrilled beyond words at the prospect and loved every minute of the work that went into the productions. Some of the children even went so far as to write plays themselves, borrowing a few ideas, if course, from well-known fairy (ales. The plays, for the most part, were also directed by members of the young set. Utilizing a variety of props and make-shift scenery, the young Thespians highlighted each of the performances with their own costumes. "Cinderella" Popular Three of the groups presented "Cinderella," each, however, with different lines though the plot was essentially the same. At Greenway Park, under the supervision of Miss Scottie Schwarz, there were two Cincler- ellas. Docia Baker and Nancy Henderson, but Prince Charming DOCTOR Dorothy Bran! Chiropractor r v Telephone ED 2-8835 \ ft-, Leyser Bldg. :: ; | !--,If no answer dial ED 4-MM V;, i'-V;^. .,,_,,.,_, ; .^.-,_|{'^ $.fii$^£i;£'%:laii was one and the same, Joe Sherman. Portraying the mean sisters were Margaret Reynolds, Gay Tu- bcrtini, Etta 'Jltlelon, and Rosalea Moggio. Tlw Fairy Godmother was Judy Ferris. Bob Baker, Jackie Henderson, and Joe Eyers were The Dukes and Jimmy Ferris and Mike Tones were the Pages, with Madeline Maggio portraying the Lady. Basic Characters At Trigg Playground, 'Cinderella" had only the basic characters. Mildred Roncali played the part of the heroine, assisted by Douglas Bailey as Prince Charming and Ruby Johnson as the Fai-y Godmother. Others in the cast included Vickie Lnfon as the wicked stepmother and Sandra Harris and Judy Harris, sisters in real life, as the mean step-sisters of the fairy tale. Robert Bailey was the King and Jerry Roncali, the Duke. The group was directed in their presentation by Miss Elizabeth Huffman, playground supervisor. Miss Mary Lewise Bullock's group at Strange Park wanted to present two plays, "Cinderella" and "The Elves and the Shoemaker." Patty Kuntz in a white dress with pink raffles portrayed the beautiful Cinderella at the ball, and Jack Kahlstorf with a crown on his head was the Prince Charming of yore. In Evening Gowns Wearing an aqua evening dress and waving her magic wand was the Fairy Godmother, Doris Purdue. Also in evening dresses were the wicked step-sisters, Marilyn King and Sharon Vaughn, with Claire Marie Parks acting 'CINDERELLA' IN actors and actresses played in "theater circling the players, as their mother. The King, resplendent in robe and crown, was Barry Burt. A messenger boy even got into the act, in the person of Bobby Scofield. The cast wrote the play in its entirety, produced end directed it themselves, reports Miss Bullock. Each character made up his own lines, which is quite an accomplishment, considering that not many grown-ups would embark upon such a feat. "Elves And Shoemaker" In the presentation of "The Elves and the Shoemaker," Bobby Scoficld in white apron ajul hat portrayed the legendary shoemaker, with Patty Kunlz acting THE ROUND -- At Greenway Park, young go through the age-old drama of "Cinderella", in the round" style with parents and friends (Staff photo) as his wife, wearing an old, rag ged, plaid dress. Wearing green hats were th six little lives, including Debb: Moore, Cynthia Faye Moore, Do ris Purdue, Patty Murphy, Pa sy Wablinglon, and Ramona Lin ley. Customers were Jack Kahlstorl Claire M a r i e Parks, Marily King, Sharon Vaughn, Ronald Dil fy, and Barry Burt. Miss Bullock served as narra tor for this production. "The Littlest Month" At Emmett Thomas Park, un der the supervision of Miss Nan cy Blackmon, the group prcsen ed "The Littlest Month." The characters wore their regu Ladies' Ready-To-Wear ALL SUMMER DRESSES, SUITS COATS PRICE MEN'S BOYS' WEAR SUITS SPORT COATS 40% OFF SLACKS SHIRTS PRICE LADIES' SPORTSWEAR ALL SUMMER STOCK K OFF lar clothes, except that each bore a sign naming the month each represented. The months sat in a circle, in order, with Father Time in the center. Portraying Fa f .her Time wa s J. D. Campbell, and the months, in order, were Charles Ross, Nita Long, Mike Miller, Dale Davi- Eddie Smith, Gary Skinner, Anthony Lute. Katie Lute, Charles Flower And Vegetable Show Is Held In ,. Sharkey County ROLLING FORK _ Sharkey you County Homo Demonstration Club women proved that they can grow vegetables and flowers 01 despite very warm weallier at their annual Flower and Vegetable Show held recently. Forty-one gardeners made 196 exhibits and showed 147 flower specimens and 53 flower arrangements at the "Summer Garden Circus". The circus theme was carried out, using clowns proclaiming at the entrance: "Gardening is more fun than a circus -- if try it." The Straight Bayou Club walked away with first place honors, which were based on quantity and quality of exhibits. Mrs. David Lee King, president, and Mrs. W. H. Hodnetl, garden leader, received full cooperation of their club members in winning the first place cash prize, which was made possible by the Board of Supervisors of Sharkey County. too much and after falling into (, 0] a fitful sleep were harrassed by images of the bad foods they had eaten. Then along came the good Nutrition Fairy, bringing with her the good food famiiy, including Molly Milk, Goldy Orange, Tlio- mas Tomato, and Betty Beet. It was a play with a moral as Fanny Fried Food, Tricky Tea, Sadie Pickle, Fatty Doughnut, and Katie Kandy give place to better and more nutritious foods. Wash First Always wash shrimp-in-t h e- shell before cooking it. To prepare, drop a pound of the season, Nita Long. Mary Helen Lute,'food, into boiling water, [hen 'simmer about five minutes. Seasonings for 'boiling' shrimp now comes packaged. Ross, and Dickie Smith. As can be seen from the foregoing, one or two of the cast served as more than one month of the year. "Radio Time" "Radio Time" was the title of the play written, directed, and produced at Maud Bryan Park, under the sup ervision of Miss Helen Kirksey. Serving as the announcer was Eddie Skelton. Evidently they had a commercial, or perhaps this was another of the famous or infamous "soap operas." At any rate, the two actual characters were Thomas Holly John and Patty Penni as Virginia. Others in the cast and the part each played were: Jimmy Yeager as the prize fight announcer, Sharon Letchworth as the recipe -food program announcer, Ronnie Lerchworth as the politician, David Yeager as the cowboy, and Tommy Cockeran as the candy bar announcer. What a cast! "The First Flowers" Lynn Steed's group at Ridge Acres Park presented 'The First Flowers." The six characters included Puggy and Muggy, portrayed by Carme'n Voorhies and Charlie Heath, with Puggy in brown and muggy in green; Dana Moore as the Queen, dressed in a white ev ening dress and waving a silver wand; Debbie Moore as Silver Wing, dressed in a short red costume with silvered sequins; Chris Monroe as Twinkling Star, wearing a silver costume; and Danny Moore as Rags, dressed appropri ately with patches. Danny Moore also entertained the group between scenes by singing and playing his guitar. "Fantasy of Foods" An audience of nearly 30 sat spell-bound while the cast at Archer Park presented "A Fantasy of Foods," with Miss Mary Turner as supervisor of activities. The 21 characters, portraying evcrylhing from Bad Dreams and the Tummy Ache to Siring Bean and Humply Dumpty, were costumed to suggest the character of each. The theme of the play, written by the group, centered around a family who ate "Vosir Straight Bayou also had the second and third place highest scores in the entire show. These were Mrs. W. H. Hodnelt and Mrs. Norman Eva. Second place 'nors went to the Connor Bayou Club with Mrs. J. L. Christenberry as garden leader. Panthcrburn club, led by Mrs. W. H. Holland and Mrs. J. R. Ward, placed third. Mrs. W. M. Batton won highest in the vegetable division with 74 exhibits. The Rolling Fork Club with Mrs. Lutcher Dalfiume as president and Mrs. Wallon Courtney as garden leader carried nwny flower honors with an exhibit in every class. Mrs. Jack M. Baggett and Mrs. Tom Ewing Judged the flower arrangements and horticulture exhibits. County Agent, George S. Berry judged the vegetable exhibits. Mrs. Walton Courtney was chairman of the county planning committee. a ted Ted Jo Arnold .Celebrates '' Her Birthday Jo Arnold daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Arnold, cclcbri icr sixth birllulny recently at a wrty held at Greenway Park. She wore a frock of white.impor- ed organdy with while accessories. Games were played with Virjinia Hill, Dotlie Bryant, Mariyn Arnold and Beverly Arnold ssisting. Jo's birthday cake ccn- cred the refreshment table. It vas iced in yellow and blue and ictd a tiny Mary and her lamb "igurinc p l a c e d on the top. tfrs. Arnold was assisted in scrv- ng by Mrs. Roy Logan and Mrs. Marshall Howse. 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