The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 7, 1956 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 7, 1956
Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 1056 BLYTHE^ILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN DADS AND F athers can be such fun, really. That was the consensus among girls at Pembroke College in Providence, R. I., after 650 doting dads had spent a weekend with them. The occasion was the school's second annual Father- Daughter Weekend. Much, to their amazement, the girls found that their dads had a Lot of stamina. The oldsters zipped through a long Friday night of square dancing, then arose bright and early next morning to stroll the grounds, their distinguishing white caps perched jauntily on their balding, greying heads. They attended classes with their daughters, toured the grounds and buildings, met with the faculty. They cheered and sang college songs at the field house, attended a football game, and then went out for another big evening. When they left Pembroke Sunday night they still seemed fresh. r Dads get tip in cheering from Brown University cheer leaders. Pembroke is part of Brown. Joanne Dean, Pembroke student, is right there when her dad, Edward Dean,.of Holyoke, Mass., needs a light. ThouetTthey live in same Chicago apartment house, Harry Okin, center and A R Ellminhad r,Pv P r met before. Daughters Mariorie Ellman, left, and Patricia Okm beam at meeting. Big treat of the day was the hard-fought Brown-Rhode Island U. football game. \ was a sea of white caps—and Dads—at the stadium. When their daughters cheered, they did likewise—that is some. Bertrand llaywaid of Philadelphia P-i , fondles Biovsn mascot William rim op of PoitUnd Conn takes daughter Biilnn in hand before game, while daughter Jotm and a Brown student look on. and shows her how a Virginia reel should be done. Pattie Sharp, daughter of the Rev. William Sharp, and Judith Wright, daughter of Todd Wright, rest in their dormitory room after the big weekend. They're both from Washington, D. C. till. Wwk't PICTURE SHOW-AP N«wilealur«i.

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