The Durham Sun from Durham, North Carolina on July 26, 1947 · 3
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The Durham Sun from Durham, North Carolina · 3

Durham, North Carolina
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Saturday, July 26, 1947
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I The Womans Sphere Dial F-115 Miaa Margaret McGary In Case You Are Interested One of the proudest women of a proud profession is Mrs Clyde Dickson registered nurse who is a graduate of the second class of Watts Hospital School of Nursing and the first public health nurse In Durham County This month has been set aside as nurse recruitment month throughout the nation and young women are being urged to become members of the nursing profession A chat with Mrs Dickson would convince any young woman that nursing is an opportunity and a way to a full life At the age of 77 Mrs Dickson is now living in Chapel Hill with her two daughters She isn't retired she is now nursing her Dowers and her favorite "patient1 is a pink lotus When I called this week she was making bread and butter pickles that set up a grand perfume in the kitchen where we chatted Mrs Dickson is a pioneer in her field She had the courage to follow her conviction that nursing was not a menial job but was on a par with the profession of medicine Left a widow with two children she had begun to study stenography with R L Lindsay and had been assured a job as a librarian In - secret though she had applied to enter Watts Hospital School of Nursing because even as a child she had a desire to fol low in the footsteps of Florence Nightengale- When she was accepted by Watts Hospital her family 'thought she had disgraced them but when she saved the life of her brother's wife through prompt emergency action and nursed her parents through influenza they began to understand the true nature of her profession When she entered Watts training class in 1895 there were three undergraduate nurses: Mrs Sol Mason Miss Annie Furgeson and Miss Lily Cowan who is now Mrs D CL Mitchell There was one night nurse thtee day nurses and one surgical tiuisc one orderly one cook and one mafd The nurses were on 12 hours duty -and attended classes In addition There were no internes ini'tbwn doctors were called on for service People were somewhat afraid of this new institution that Mr George Watts had just given the city but Mrs Dickson saw as the years went by how the hospital came to be accepted and how it grew Into one of the outstanding hospitals in the South She found each of her patients were like another book to be opened and read In all of her years of nursing there was only one person who did not appreciate all that she did for her and that was a woman who had been shot by her lover and who had no desire to live In the first days patients were brought from the highways and from the hedges Mrs Dickson remembers that her first pa tient after she received her cap Famous General HORIZONTAL 3 Sepulchral 1 Pictured Civil stone chest War militarist 4 Knight of Gen Stonewall — — ft More facile 14 Enliven 15 Interstice 16 Pause Maria Theresa (ab) 5 Symbol for samarium 6 Indian 7 Close 8 Direction 9 Area measure 17 Boat paddles 19 State (Fir) 20 Coin 21 Scold 23 Answer (ab) 24 Sudanic language 25 Symbol fur niobium 27 Car 30 Succinct 34 Once more 35 Puff up 36 Card term 37 Stair part 38 Senior (ab) 39 Eye (Scot) 40 Evergreen ' 43 Relieved 48 Pounds (ab) 51 Solar disk 53 Geraint’s wife 54 Roman f emperor 55 Indicate 57 He was a southern — during the Civil War 59 Petty prince 60 Broke off short VERTICAL 1 Brazilian palm 2 Dill 10 Observe 11 Particle 12 Ardor 13 Rodents 18 Sun god 21 Pennants 22 Penetrated 24 Rates of movement 26 Calumniate Your Servant M’am! Reddy makes a specialty of serving the housewife From her first cup of coffee in the morning to the light she reads by in the evening his job is to make the day easier for her Best of all he helps provide leisure time by making the work-day hotAs easier aiid shorter Duke Power Co Serving the Piedmont Carolina" and apron was a woman who when she saw Mrs Dickson with her soap and water and basin asked "What are you going to do?" "OH replied Mrs Dickson Tm going to give you a bath" "All over?" "Yes all over" " On my back too?" "Yes on your back too" "Lawd honey" -exclaimed the patient "that hasn’t had a drop on it in 20 years!" Mrs Dickson was graduated 1899 wearing the - same kind -uniform that is displayed in EDis Stone’s window this week — replete with ruffles and petticoats After a period of nursing during which time she was temporarily head nurse at Watts she became the first public health nurse In Durham For two years she alone served all of Durham’s residents both white and colored in city and in the county There were no paved streets and within the city she went everywhere on foot through the mud or by street ear The county policemen escorted her about the county in his buggy She visited the homes of the sick bathed the patients and looked after the family needs by calling on Sunday School classes to help with the problems of the very poor She did the fumigating the quarantining gave the "shots" and visited the schools with Dh Arch Cheatham the health officer and did whatever health education there was to be done in the county The county attorney knowing the homes she would have to visit sent her a tiny pearl handled pistol to carry In her bag She returned it with her thanks because she felt that her profession was her only needed protection and it was In five years no matter where she wedt she was never one time troubled It was hard and she saw much agony poverty and even filth and yet there were more than enough compensations in the souls that were helped Happy Mrs Dickson who Is living life to the fullest is good proof that doing for ethers builds for happy years The pioneer job in nursing is done but there are many exciting opportunities for women in the amazing modem fields of nursing Some of these win be pictured in the uniforms shown in the Duke School of Nursing windows in Robbins Shop next week North Carolina needs 1000 nurse recruits this fall won’t you be one of them? GRACE OHLSON Young Reunion Sunday July 27 Descendants and relatives of Martha Peacock Young and James X Young will hold a family reunion on Sunday July 27 in Pullen Park Raleigh A picnic lunch will be served at 1 o’clock 27 Diminutive of Samuel 28 Self esteem 45 Any 46 Outfits 47 Paradise 48 Sweet secretion 49 Hill (Scot) 50 Vended 52 Neither 29 Hebrew tribe 31 Short-napped fabric 32 Sainte (ab) 33 Ever (contr) 40 Whims 41 Genus of shrubs 42 Lease 44 Chirp 56 Symbol for tantalum 58 Symbol for People We Know Lt Comdr John Newsom United States Navy who has been on duty in Shanghai China has Joined his wife and young daughter at Long Beach CaL Mias Nancy Jones left yesterday for Abingdon Va to attend a house party being given by Miss Rosaline Phillips a classmate at Hollins College Mias Jones will also visit another classmate Mini Laura Anne Xing at bar home in Bristol Venn before returning Mias ' Cynthia Anne Fletcher of New Brunswick N J arrived in the city yesterday to spend the week end with Miss Betty Lou Fletcher Mr and Mrs David Thompson returned to their home in Decatur Go after a abort visit with friends here and in Chapel HilL Mrs Janet Edwards travel manager of the Durham branch of the Carolina Motor Club has returaod to the city after an extended stay in Charleston 8 C and Greenville & C She was visiting the -travel offices of the Carolina Motor Club of thoso cities Miss May Louise Hall left this morning for a two at Virginia Beach Miss Gertruda Duncan of Richmond Va Is visiting her mother Mrs W A Duncan at her home on Lynch Street' Mr and Mrs R T Cole left this morning for a motor trip through Western North Carolina and Tennessee They brill return Aug 3 Miss Virginia Lee and Miss Dorothy Ann Coleman left this morning for Myrtle Beach S G to short time Mr and Mrs A H Ferrell and eon Albert left yesterday for New York City to spend a week Before returning home they win visit Mn Ferrell’s patents at their home In Montreal Canada Miss Elisabeth Ann Howard returned to her home in Athena Ga yesterday after a visit here with Miss Nettie Howard at her apartment on Chapel Hill Reed Miss Margaret Garrard and Miss Martha Fletcher of Richmond Vo are spending the week end here with Mias Fletcher's sister Mrs George L Griffin Mrs Lynwood if BashleU and on Elvin hava returned to their home In Norfolk Va after a week’ll visit with relatives here e Mr and Mm- Darrell F McKinley have returned to their home on the Chapel HiU Road after a trip through the Midwestern states Mr and Mrs W B Hinshaw have returned to their home on Knox Street from Randleman where they attended the wedding of Mr Htn-Shaw’s niece Mias Rachel Talley and Capt Paul X Hanley Miss Eula Ellis left this morning for Richmond Va to join a party of friends who will to Now York City Min Helen ' Louise Faucet to of Washington D C is spending the week end -here with Min Nellie Faucet te - - eU I see that a director of the National Institute of Human Relations says that the kin of the average American husband is - lacking in warmth That's about as startling as saying that a dill pickle is lacking in sugar or that a three-legged turtle is lacking in spaed The kisses we wives get are about as exciting n bumping your nose against a window Years ago when 1 got a headache I'd put ca ice bag on my forehead Now I Just coax Georgs to plant one of his burning klsan there and the effect is just the same My sister Basel however atm gets a terrific kin from her husband now and then His proudest possession is a golf cup ha won for taking fifth place in tha dxth consolation round at his club and ovary night ho kisses It By suddenly sticking her face in fmt of the cup she hac got results Sogicg Nnsstro Vagin Mam Shoo’ A : IK " VV ' ' S: ' - A if t- y ‘N pp§: V-L 'i"' if A 3 GLIMPSED AT THE CAVALIER BEACH AND CABANA CLUB Virginia Beach Va is Min Betty Johnson who with her parents Mr andMra J Eric Johnson has been vacationing at the seaside Photo Mathematics Meet To Open Here Aug 5 Bringing 23 leading figures in science education and industry to Duke University as speakers th6 seventh annual Mathematics Institute will get under way Aug 5 under the direction of Dr W W Rankin of the mathematics department and win continue through Aug 1C At present ever 150 college and high school teachers representing more than 30 states have indicated their intention to attend the 10-day conference and the number of prospective registrants is Increasing daily Miss Veryl Schult director of secondary mathematics In the Washington D C schools will assist in directing the conference for the fourth consecutive year The mem-r of the executive committee who also served last year are as follows: Prof Helen Barton Woman's College University of North Carolina Greensboro Prof X F Canaday Meredith College Raleigh Prof H F Munch University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Prof Ruth Stokes Syracuse University Syracuse N Y Mias Bonnie Cone Charlotte High School Charlotte Miss Laura Effird Raleigh High School Raleigh and Miss Grace Long Central High School Washington D C The general theme of the institute is "Mathematics at Work and lectures concerning the practical ap-Icstton of principles of mathematics will be given by the following authorities: Dr Harary Soodak physicist Clinton Laboratories Oak Ridge Tran: X X Evans manager tire design Goodyear Rubber Company Akron Ohio X X Gillmore vice-president Sperry Gyroscope Company New York N Y D Dwayne Orton educational director International Business Machines Corporation New York N Y A F Underwood head of division 5 mechanical engineering General Motors Research Laboratories Detroit Mich Roger W Zlnn educational consultant Jam Handy Organization Detroit Mich Mias Frances ms Oneida High School Oneida N Y‘ Miss Mary X Rogers chairman of research committee on junior high school mathematics Roosevelt High School Westfield N J Dr Edward Condon director of this bureau of standards Washington D C X X Preston General Electric Company Schenectady N Y Also Prof CL X VaiL Duke University College e Engineering ProfL C G Mumford North Carolina State College D K Briggs chief of sound instruments engineering " partmant Western Electric Company Burlington X Lb HumiheL hood of watch design Hamilton Watch Company Lancaster Pa John W May chief engineer Wright Automatic Machinery Company Durham Prof F G Drassel Duke University: ProfL W D Reeve Teachers College Columbia University New York N Y Prof J W Cell North Carolina State College Raleigh Dr Paul Reader director of bureau of visual science American Optical Company Southbrtdge saa Prof W J Seeley chairman of the department of etaffrical engineering Duke University College of Engineering and Glenn M Tracey research engineer Wright Automatic - Company The institute which has grown up around the mathematics laboratory offers to collage end high bool teachers the opportunity to ar lead srs in science and industry explain the uses they are making of mathematics This knowledge is essential if mathematical education is te fulfill Its obligations to students and citizens Fritz Silent About Audit HUDSON 6U5— X L Frits Jr president of the North Carolina Education Association today declined to comment on a special audit of his accounts as superin-: of Hudson schools "until I sore about it” Meanwhile in Raleigh Controller Paul Reid said the State Board of Education would consider the audit report and additional information Thursday Frits' said the school accounts were audited each year But Caldwell County School Supt L B Robinson said the investigation was not the routine audit said ho asked the Caldwell County School Board far “informa-i" after school patrons complsin-af "apparent irregularities" in vouchers signed by IMts to pay V- '' ' ' Durham Sun Pattern Gay Pajamas By SUE BURNETT f Tbu’re sure to feel glamorous in these gayly flowered pajamas The youthful round neck is edged in tiny ruffing and matches the perky puffed sleeves Cool and comfortable Pattern No 8171 Is for sizes 12 14 16 18 20 40 and 42 Size 14 415 yards of 35- or 39-inch 1 yard purchased ruffing For this pattern send 25 cents in coins your name address size desired and the Pattern Number to Sue Burnett The Durham Sun 1150 Avenue Americas New York 19 N Y Birthday Party For Sarah Till Mrs J X TUI entertained yesterday afternoon at the West Durham Baptist Nursery School in celebration of her daughter Sarah’s third birthday anniversary Little Miss TUI led the birthday march and was crowned "birthday queen” after which the birthday cake was cut and served with ice cream Each guest received a handmade fan as a favor of the occasion Dignity Hurt LOS ANGELES JTV— It was a heavy loss west Los Angeles policemen suffered — end their dig? nity hurt too Some burglar they reported— to themselves — yesterday broke into their pistol range and stole 1700 pounds of lead on hand to reload cartridges IMS OurtenT jiihistifel Daft I VN PUNT Durham Memorial WMU Groups Hold July Meets The W M U of the Durham Memorial Baptist Church held its July business and topic meeting in the church auditorium The YWA had charge of the program with Miss Linda Smith presiding Miss Jewel Brinkley who led the devotional read tha scripture from the book of Acts and the group repeated 'the Lord’s Prayer in unison Topics of the program were "Handclasps Across the Sea" "Good Neighbors” "Just Because They Are Negroes" and "The Heart of the Black Man” Those taking part were Miss Jewel Brinkley Miss Linda Smith Mias Nancy McKinnon and Miss Mary McKinnon Mrs X T Parrish W M U president presided over the business session at which time reports were heard from various junior auxiliaries and the individual circles reported the following meetings: Evelyn Leonard Circle The Evelyn Leonard circle met with Mrs CL W Byrd on Ross Road with Mrs H L Nash as co-hostess Mrs W O Andrews used the 28th chapter of Matthew as scripture and gave an interesting talk on the subject "God Is Love in Any Language" At the condo sion of the business session the hostesses served refreshments to the following members: Mrs W O Andrews Mrs Doris Stanhope Mrs Vivian Crabtree Mrs Stell Riggs Mrs Malvina Nash and Mrs' Lucille Pope Leila Davis Circle The Leila Davis circle held its July 'meeting at the borne of Mrs X I King on Adams Street Mrs Lewis Utley chairman presided over the meeting which was opened with scripture and prayer The program was given by Mrs L V Johnson and taken from the W M U "Royal Service" "Chinese and Their Religions” Mrs X T Parrish W M U president spoke concerning the X A camp to be held in August and the importance of the W 11 U support The hostess served refreshments to the following: Mrs Paul Marks Mrs T X Abernathy Mrs Leonard Bright Mrs Lennie Lee Mrs L V Johnson Mrs X T Brinkley Mrs Lewis Utley Mrs W H Ivey Bfrs X T Parrish and Mrs X CL Stone Jr fHanle X Ayers Circle The Winnie X Ayers circle met with Mrs Clyde Ausley at her home on the Wake Forest Highway Mrs F X Hartis opened the meet ing with the scripture and Mrs Gattis Woods led the prayer Mrs Harvey Holt had charge of the program: "The Lepers Are Cleansed” After the business session the hostess served refreshments to the following members: Mrs Harvey Holt Mrs Mary Gooch Mrs Gattis Woods Mrs Ida Perry Mrs Raymond Alford and Mrs F X Southerland Birth Announcements Howell Dr William Caldwell Howell and Mrs Howell of 2011 Sprunt Street announce the birth of a daughter on July 26 in Watte Hospital Mrs Howell Is the former Miss Mary Draughan of Durham Kaufman Dr William H Kaufman and Mrs Kaufman announce the birth of a son Richard Boucher on July 21 ‘in Watte Hospital Mrs Kaufman is the former Miss Beth Pearse daughter of Dr A & Pearse and Mrs Pearse of Hope Valley A son Theodore Robert Brown Jr was born to Mr and Mrs Theodora R Brown on July 24 in Richmond Va hire Brown la the former Miss Betsy Thompson of Durham Mr and Mrs Thomas P Williamson formerly of Durham announce the birth of a daughter Catherine Fuller on July 23 in Philadelphia Pa Mr and Mrs Frederick Louis Small of New York City announce the birth of a son Frederick Louis Small Jr on July 24 In New York Mrs Small was Miss Betsy Blalock of Durham prior to her marriage Mr and Mrs Henry Leonard Herndon of San Francisco Calif formerly of Durham announce the birth of a son George Thomas on July 25 in San Francisco They also have another son Leonard McCauley who is six years eld An Illinois clubman’s wife was granted a divorce One of these days he’ll hear about it ‘(SOsetoo Skrty ( ©S©?!? THE DURHAM SUN SATURDAY CUTIES “No wonder the judge thought I looked familiar! I was married by him twice! Miss Annie May Ferrell Is Honored By Miss Jane Andrews Last evening at 8 o’clock Miss Jane Andrews entertained at her home on the Box boro Road honoring her house guest Miss Annie May Ferrell of Augusta Ga Miss Andrews was assisted In entertaining by Bliss Katherine Browning and Miss Polly Fulton Quantities of garden flowers were arranged in the living room where bridge was played and a green and yellow color scheme was used in the flower arrangements in the dining room where refresh-’ mente were served The table had as a central arrangement a shallow bowl filled with gladioli flanked by Ref oule Home Leased Out ATLANTA Ga UJO— The picturesque home where Mrs Paul Re-( foule was mysteriously garroted' waa leased today for six months' to Edward M Stone public relations director for the CL L O's Southern organizing drive j Stone formerly of New Orleans' will pay 8125 a month ent‘ "I hope sightseers won’t con-' tinue peering through the win-: dows" Stone said "My wife is go- ing to be frightened enough as it is' But we need a place for our four) children” The time your welcome lasts de-j pends on how you use it FULL SIZE ELECTRIC DAUGES FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY At Regular Prices nnnura NROzan Derhaas'a Only Specialized Frezea Food Stern PHONE N-128 1666 W MAIN ST Your Coat Will Shed Shower s CRAVENETTE Whan Treated With eom IMPORTANT! NOW is 'the time to order your Fall-Winter supply of coal NOW the mines have time to properly produce screen prepare and treat the coal they sell us NOW we have more time to clean prepare and deliver that coal to you Save money by ordering "Clean Dry Coal From Silos’ NOW! OsiafL (§®000(pc30Dg? mMiOihiSRg o And about that time the Brief was busy' in his apartment across the City JULY 26 1947 PAGE THUf 'll (Kan mmrt im riuuu rnton t tall yellow candles in silver holders Bliss Andrews guests included neighborhood friends and the following out-of-town friends: Miss Gladys Hill of Greensboro Bliss Jenny Forsythe of Atlanta Ga and Bliss Betsy Young of Richmond Va Our assortments represent seasonal varieties of unexcelled freshness and blossom richness 117 N Manium St LAOS APRUftllCHg Daspiraeza

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