The Bee from Danville, Virginia on September 10, 1962 · Page 14
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4-1 THt l«: Danville, V«. 7 MwUoy, Sept. 10, 1%2 Jackie Mayer Begi ns Reign For And NEW YORK (AP)-Lovely Jacquelyn .Jeanne Mayer, a once chubby little girl who gave up eating lunches to realize her dieam of some day being Miss America, began her year'* reign here today. But before leaving Atlantic City and. the scene of her triumph Sunday, the auburn-haired beauty from Sandusky, Ohio, performed the last official act required of all the Miss America contestants. She ate lunch. When she walked down the 167- foot runway moments after the Miss America crown was placed on her head Saturday night, Jackie presented to the cheering Convention Hall crowd a graceful and comely figure befitting a beauty queen. The hazel-eyed, 20- year-old Northwestern University! student stood 5-feet-5, 115 pounds and measured 36-22-36 in the vital statistics department. But four year* ago, you never would have known her, she jaid at her first news conference. "I was always chubby until I was about 16 years old," she said. Her weight? "f guess it'* all right to iay it -- I weighed 150 pounds." The new Miss America related that at that point in her life she stopped having lunch, hardly ever ate breakfast and watched her ivening meals. Even today, she said, she must be careful of her diet. Jackie looked fresh and bright eyed as she met the press after only four hours sleep. Crowned Miss America 1963 shortly before midnight Saturday by the 1962 queen. Maria Beale Fletcher of Asbeville, N.C., Jack- ie didn't get back to her room until several hours later. After her year as Mis* America, Jackie said she intends to complete her education at Northwestern. She hope* eventually to become an actress. "The Miss America scholarship was one of the most important things to me. Now I can go on to my masters degree, or even my doctorate, if I decide I'd like to do that much." she said. Her title carries with it a $10,000 scholarship, and personal appearances during the year are expected to bring her about $75,000, Scholarships also went to the Tour runners-up--Miss Wisconsin, Joan Mary Engh, $3,000; Miss Texas, Penny Lee Rudd, $2,500; Miss South Carolina, Evelyn Keith Ellis, $2,000, and Miss Hawaii, Patricia Lei Anderson, $1,500. About WOMEN Amerfcan Woman Busy Cooking At London Fair LONDON (ffi -- At the moment an American woman at the British Food Fair is probably the busiest cook in the world. Mrs. Margaret E. Donald is supervisor of the United States Trade Lounge at the Food Fair which is being held in London's huge Olympia Hall. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mr*, Donald serves delicacies on hour. a new round of the hour every Portraits All of Our Bride* An Lortfr by J. Raymond Hitchcock "There are » many dishes I lose count," she said. "Now, let me see -- today we'll be doing about 95 different disbes." The Food Fair opened 10 days ago and closes Wednesday. What American dish surprises the British most? "Drunkard's · soap, I think," Mrs. Donald said. This is a fascinating though somewhat bewildering brew of angel's food cake, bourbon whisky, rum, sugar and cinnamon. "They eye it very suspiciously at first," she said, "but after they try it, most of them love it Anyhow, we never have any left over." The usual British comment is: "You Americans.!" She accepts that as a compli ment. Mrs. Donald is also having sue cess with pancakes and whipped butter phis syrup. The objective of her operatic] is to get British buyers, distribu tors, government officials anc people in the food business to sample as many American dishes as possible. She has over 1,000 American Garden Clubs products to work with. "Of course, I have to do a lo of the cooking myself, for you lan't expect foreign cooks to dc American foods in a week," she observed. Mrs. Donald is a volunteer worker. She receives no pay -only expenses. "My children are growing up,' she said, "my husband (a Wash ngton doctor) is busy. My daugh er will be driving soon. I founc myself a sort of left-over chauf- eur, so I decided to get back into the business again. "This is a nice way to do it. And you get to see London, too." Ph. SW 3-1717 427 Main St. saplings. The beautiful golden bowerbird, smallest member of the family, builds the biggest bower. The thrush-size bird constructs an eight-foot tower woven around Judge For Yourself After Getting One of our Permanent* $25.00 Permanent . . . $ 1 0 . 0 0 $20.00 Permanent . . . 8.00 $12.00 Permanent . . . 5.00 Coll for an appointment loon All Work Guaranteed Telephone 793-2*38 Essie Dudley Harville, Owner VIRGINIA HAIR STYLISTS . 612 Main--Next to Hotel Danrille f ! the shoe to take you there! paradise BONANZA TAN (Antiqued) BLACK SNIP TOE STACKED HEEL Open Frldiyi 'til * PJft. Charge Accounts Inrired Handbags Holier? Armisteod Womoek Clorcnct Milliter SW2-9344 -- OUR 53rd YEAR 4- 552 MAIN GABRIELLA The first fall business meeting of the Gabriella Garden Club will be held Friday, September 14, at 10:30 a.m., at the home of .Mrs. Edward M. Williams, 294 Linden Drive. Members are asked to bring plants for the club's auction. WAYSIDE The Wayside Garden Club win meet at Wildwood, Friday, September 14, at 11 a.m. In event of rain the meeting will be held at the Public Library. Co-hostesses will be Mrs. F. W. Townes III, Mrs. George Edmiston, Mrs. Victor Matney and Mrs. A. B. Motley. This is a business meeting and are asked to at- all members tend. COLONIAL The'Colonial Garden Club will hold its September meeting Tuesday, September 11. at 8 p.m., in the home of Mrs. J. M. Barbour, 860 Stokes Street, with Mrs. A. E. King as co-hostess. This is a business meeting and all members are asked to attend. LADY ASTOR The Lady Astor Garden Club will resume activities of the year with a business meeting Friday, September 14. at 3:30 p.m., in the home of Mrs. A. Rucker Parker Jr., 154 Hawthorne. Drive. Co- iostess with Mrs. Parker will be Mrs. James A. H. Ferguson. Arrangements in September colors, free form, are to be in place by 12 noon. THALIA The Thalia Garden Club, will hold the first meeting of the new year Tuesday, September 11, at I P.ITL, at the home of Mrs. T. Nelson. Freeze, 289 Araetl boulevard, with Mrs. Clyde T. Watling- on' as co-hostess. This will be a business meeting and all members are asked to be present. * * * Danville Garden Club To Meet On Friday; Board Meet Tuesday · A business meeting of the Garden Club of Danville wiH be jield Friday, September 14, at 10:30 a.nx, with Mrs. W. Larry VEUer at her home, 172 Brockton Place. The president, Mrs. Dan A. Dverbey Jr., has announced that a board meeting will be held at her home, 416 Maple Lane, Tuesday, September 11, at 10:30 a.m. Loftis Home Scent Of Shower Feting Miss Judith Dodd Mrs. Tommy LofUs and Mi* Sylvia Fitfe joined in bonorinfc Miss Judith Dodd, whose marriage to James D. Fitte Jr., will take place October 13, with a miscellaneous shower Saturday night ia the home of Mrs. Loftis on Park way Drive. The living room was ctntere* with a pink umbrella, embellished with long -streamers extending from the ceiling. The honoree'c chair was adorned with white wedding bells and the home wa decorated with summer flowers Upon arrival, Miss Dodd was presertted a purple orchid corsage with wedding bells and matching ribbon. After bridal games were playei and gifts opened, refreshments were served by Mrs. Loftis, Miss Fitts and Mrs. Katharine Fitts who poured punch. The dining table was centered with, a miniature branched candelabra an pink caddies, enhanced by an arrangement t of pink carnations, pink roses, pink snapdragons, asters, babysbreath, feverfew ant green foliage. A pink and white motif Was carried out in all the decorations. Refreshments were served to Search Resumed For Missing Man BACK BAY UP)--A search was a resume today for a Portsmouth man missing on a boating trip on the North Landing River about two miles from here. The missing man is E. W. Riddick Jr., 39, a contracting firm 'oreman. Riddick's companion, Robert 'endleton of Portsmouth, told po- ice he was working with the outboard motor on the 14-foot craft and looked around to discover Riddick missing about 3 p.m. He aid the boat was moving about 5 knots at the time. Men in boats searched the area near Munden's Point until dark last night the following: Mrs. Ira B. Dodd, mother of the prospective bride Mrs. James D. Fitts ST., mother of the prospective bridegroom Mrs. Nora Fitts, grandmother of the prospective brideffoom; Mrs J. P. Boyd, Mrs. Staky Earp Mrs. Jack Fitts, Mrs.. Lillian 1 Soead, Mrs. Dan Jones, Mrs. Scott Milam, and Misses Madelkfe Boyd, Donna Sue Dodd, Janet Clifton, Judy Milam, Susan Fitts and Valerie Fitts. J. D. Fitts ST., J. D. Fitts Jr. Tommy Loftis, Scott Milam and Ronnie Milam joined the group for refreshments. * * · Meredith College £ nrollees Include Students From Area RALEIGH N. C. - Meredith College will welcome this week new student enrollment numbering over 300, including freshmen and transfers. Returning students are due for registration on Tuesday, September 11. In the new student orientation group are: Pamela Jordan and Delia Christine (Bucky) Williams of Danville, Va., Patricia Brown and Sarah Jo Coates of Reidsville, and Nancy Williams of Spray. * * * Births Announced Mr. and Mrs. James Terry Ley of Westhampton Avenue announce the birth of a son, James Dillard Ley II, September 4, in Memorial Hospital Mr. and Mrs. Harold dark Lynch of Gray Street announce the birth of a son, Barry Lowell, September 4, in Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. B o b b y Ray Bryant of East Paxton Street announce the birth of a son, Christopher Glenn, September 2, in Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ervin Stephens of Blanch, N.C., Route One, announce the birth 'of a daughter, Mary Elizabeth, September 2, in Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Cosby Junior Fulton of Wayies Street announce the birth of a daughter, Faye Gwendolyn, September 2, in Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. James Wesley Flinchum of Danville, Route Five, announce tl:e birth of a son, Wesley pougias, September 3, in Memorial Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Seymore Williamson of Milton, N.C., Route One announce the birth of a daughter. Sonja Gaye, September 4, in Memorial Hospital. WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENTS INVITATIONS Engraved and Printed Wedding Imitations Announcements Calling Cards Informal J. T. TOWNES Printing Company South Union and Parton Strttto Dial SW Personals Mr. and Mrs. Albert Boyter and sons, Wesley and Alan, have returned to their home in Spartanburg, S.C., after a visit to her mother, Mrs. Lillie Mae Snead, 845 Pine Street. Mrs. C. S. Waite of Monte Morelos, Mexico, and her cousin. Miss Frances Morris of Dallas, Texas, will arrive tonight to visit Mrs. Edwin T. Cox and Mrs. Carter Heitzler on Broad Street Mrs. Waite is the former Mrs. John W. Carter of this city. Mrs. Elvin Jennings is undergoing treatment in Halifax Community Hospital, South Boston, * * * Pi Omicrons Plan Dinner Wednesday At Opening Meeting Beta Clwpter. of Pi Omicron national sorority will hold its first meeting of the new year Wednesday evening at 6:30 o'clock at the Holiday Inn This is a dinner meeting, with Miss Saliyc K. Younge, president, and Mrs. Carrie Heinz as hostesses. Reports from the national convention hold in Asheville, N.C., will be heard and plans made for the Virginia State Convention to be held in Danville, October 13-14, at the Green Lantern. Bridal Shower Fetes Mrs. Texie Lester Mrs. Texis Lester, whose mar-JD w A riage to Cturies Uemdon takes °' ' first Presbyterian To place this month, was honored at a bridal shower oo September IS, when Mrs. Percy R. Rkketis, Mrs. C. L, Haraway and Mrs. C. C. Barker entertained at the home of the latter M Bocklawa enant Life Place. fChurch." The hoooree was presented ,a pink carnatkw corsage oo arrival. After traditional bridal games were played and, gifts opened, refreshments were served from a table overlaid with a white lace doth. The centerpiece of white The First Presbyterian Women of the Church will bear an address by the assistant pastor, the Rev. Wilbur Gladstone Maxwell. 0 tonight at I o'dock at the church. His topic will be "Cov- k Body Is Found In Washington WASHINGTON WB-The body of a woman, her throat cut, was found last night near Gallaudet College in the northeast sectiou of tbe city. Police identified her from FBI Fingerprints as B a r b a r a Ann Parks, who had a police record and was known under the surnames of Downes, Johnson and Baker at various times. Police records listed, her age variously as between 37 and 41. The body was found in a section Our [frequented by vagrants. flanked by white candles in crystal candelabra. Mrs. Haraway poured punch and Mrs. Barker and Mrs. Ricketts assisted in serving. Tht guest list numbered 2*. BPW Will Hear Former National President At Meet The Business and Professional Women's Club of Danville will hear an address by Miss Marguerite Rawalt of Washington, D.C., Friday evening at Mount Vernon Methodist Church. This is a dinner meeting, scheduled for 7 o'clock, and the program is under the auspices o the Personal Development Committee, Mrs. Lois Thompson chairman. Assisting her are committee members Mrs. Virginia Collie and Mrs. Louise Bryant A tax lawyer of note. Miss Ra wait in private life is tbe wife of Major Harry Secord, U.S.A (ret.). She is a past president of the National Federation of Busi ness and Professional Women's Clubs and currently serves as its historian. The speaker will be introduced by Mrs. Bryant and Mrs. Lucille Cook, president, wifl preside al the meeting. » * * Reservations Open For D. A. R. Meet The Dorothea Henry Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, wfll begin activities for ;he fall season with a luncheon September 18, at l p.m., at the Country Club Inn. Speaker will be H. Victor ·: er Jr., local attorney, who will base his talk on the observance of Constitution Week. Members are to make reserva- ions by telephoning Mrs. E. Lacy Jowen, SW 3-2669. These are to be made on or before September 15. » · * Legion Unit 325 Sets Opening Meet American Legion Auxiliary to Memorial Post 325, wfll hold its first meeting of the year Tuesday night at 8 o'clock in me post home on Walton Avenue. The president, Mrs. Walter Christianson, requests a full attendance. * » * Book Shelf Picnic Planned Saturday The Book Shelf will meet Saturday, September 15, at 1 p.m., for a picnic luncheon at the home of Mrs. K. C. Weakley on Randolph Avenue. Mrs. Weakley will give the program on James Thuroer. * * * BSP Sorority Sets Meet This Evening Alpha Zeta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority . will · meet Monday September 10, at 7:30 p.m., with Mrs. Emily Williams, 116 Westmoreland Court. The introductory program on the theme of "Happiness" wfll be presented by Mrs. Dolly Denton All members are asked to be present Brirfoe Party Set At Glen Oak Club The Ladies Division of Glen Oak Country Club will resume its morning bridge parties on Thursday. September 13, at 10 o'clock. All club members -desiring to ilay are to make reservations m or before Wednesday, Septem- er 12, by telephoning Mrs. Henry Hogan, SW 2-7055. First railroad bridge across the Mississippi was the one at Davenpot, Iowa, which opened in 1856. The earth was named in the 10th verse of the first chapter of Genesis which says that "God called "the dry land Earth." THOSE HORRID AGE SPOTS FADE THEM OUT 'Weathered b r o w n spots on the surface of your hands and face world you're getting old--perhaps before you really are. Fade them away with new ESOTERICA, that medicated cream that breaks up masses of pigment on the skin, makes hands look white and young again. Equally effective on the .face, neck and arms. Not a cover-tip. Acts in the skin-r-not on it. Fragrant, greaseless base for softening, lubricating skin as it clears up those blemishes. $2 plus tax. If you have these age- revealing brown spots, blotches, or if you want clearer, lighter skin, use ESOTERICA, Cosmetics, Street Floor LEGGETT Datwill»'t Shopping Ccnftr The Rev. Mr. Maxwell, who is also director of Christian Education at tbe First Presbyterian Church, will be presented by Mrs. Drake Pritcbett, president of the Women of the Church. '· * * * Pair Wed In Ceremony Mrs. Lillie Mae Chesher, daughter, of Mrs. Lucy Durham and the late E. L. Durham, became the bride of .Ernest Monroe Snead, son of Mrs. Mary Snead of Char- lottesvflle and Bernard Snead of Mountain Valley, on September 8. The ceremony was performed in .the home of tbe bride's mother tm V/orsham Street by tbe Rev. Roy L. Hall, pastor of SheL don Baptist Church. Guests attending the marriage included Mrs. Colbert Boyter of Spartanburg, S.C. Mr. and Mrs. Snead are making their homo in Danville. ' * * * Mt, Hermon Club To Honor Teachers The Mount Hermon Woman's Club will hold a picnic Thursday, September 13,. at 6:30 p.m. in the'grove at Hughes Memorial School. Guests will be teachers at Mount Hermon and Whitmell schools and county officials. * * * Helping Hand Group Will Meet Tonrght The Helping Hand Society will hold its first meeting of the year Monday night at 8 o'clock with Mrs. Louis Berman at her home, 215 Westhampton Avenue. A pro, gram has been planned. * · * * Grove Park Women To Meet Wednesday The Grove Park Woman's Club will hold its first meeting of the year on Wednesday, September 12, at 8 p.m. This will be a business meeting and al members, are asked to attend. * * * District Nurses Meet Tomorrow ' The Sixth District, Registered Nurses Association, will meet Tuesday "night at 8 o'clock in the nurses dormitory on West Main Street. A film entitled "U.S.S. Hope" will be shown and all members are asked to be present. * * * VFW Color Bearers To Hold Rehearsal The color bearers of the V.F.W. Auxiliary will hold a rehearsal Tuesday night at 8 o'clock in the post home on the Martansville highway. The body was found by six deaf mutes from Gallaudet who were returning to the college after dining at a restaurant. Nightfall hampered the search for clues, and Homicide Squad Capt. George R. Honahue said it would be resumed at daylight. Mrs. San/ord A/so Hasn't Thing To Wear DURHAM (AP) - Mrs. Terry Sanford, wife of the governor, is another woman who "hasn't a thing to wear." She made the remark the other day while trying on suits, gowns and sports clothes for a fashion show here Thursday at which she will be a model for the first time in her life. "I don't see why you can't make me look this good in something I can afford," Mrs. Sai- ford said, to the manager of the store which is sponsoring the Allied Arts fashion show. A size 12 fit the governor's lady perfectly, and she said delighted'- ly, "My weight must have shifted." First public .night school for high school subjects opened in Cincinnati. Ohio, during 1856. A fahled iron mine at Hibbinn;, Minn., is more than 400 feet deep, covers 1,300 acres and has its own 55-mile railroad. 01 KG. U. J. PAT. OFF. * CAMAM · NAOC IN U. S. A. GOOD SHOES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS Nylon Velvet Lazy-Bones get the call! What style! 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