Bethel Students Stage
Hawaiian Theme Banquet;
By MBS. CLIFTON TERRELL
Community Reporter ,
Those who were privileged -to
attend the Junior-Senior banquet
held on Saturday night- at the
Lunchroom were transplanted to
Hawaii from the moment they
reached the door. In a grass hut
at the entrance were hat check
girls in native costume. On enter
ing the room girls In grass skirts
and boys in baithlng suits placed a
Lei around the guests' necks and
guided them to their table.
Girls and boys In native uni
form served, the sumptious ban
quet and the Hawaiian music was
"out of this world". The meal was
prepared by the mothers of the
Everyone had a good time and
were reluctant to leave when Aloha
was sung as a parting song by
Senior class sponsors are Mrs.
Alice Cathey and Miss Bernice Mc
Junior class sponsors are: Mrs
Del I ma Phoenix, Charles Puett anc
Sonoma Chapter No. 254 met or
Tuesday night at the Lodge Hall
Mrs. Lou Singleton, Worthy Mat
ran. and Vaughn Bramlett, Worth)
Mrs. Veils Mae Stevens, District
Deputy Grand Matron, was present
and after a very helpful dlscussior
she installed Mrs. Polly Nix at
associate conductress. Mrs. Car
rol Scheider served as installini
Marshal and Mrs. Florence Garnet
as installing Chaplain.
Refreshment's were served b)
Mr. and Mrs. M. V. Bramlette, Mrs
Layden West and Mrs. Jim May
Mr. and Mrs Edd Justice are re
modeling their kitchen.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Sheffield
are building a new home on Sono
The Women of the Bethel Pres
byterian Church will hold theli
annual birthday meeting at the
home of Mrs. Claude Church on
Pigeon Road Friday, May 6, at 7:30
Lt. Wayne Howell of Ft. Bragg
is visiting his mother, Mrs. Car
son Clark, on West Pigeon Road.
He flew to Washington, D. C. on
Saturday morning and was accom
panied home by Pvt. Bob Fore who
is visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Lester Fore on West Pigeon
Several members of the Wo
man's Society of Christian Serv
ice of the Bethel Methodist Church
attended the District meeting held
in Cherokee last week. This was
an all day meeting held at the
Advanced Mission Church of the
Bethel Church. Those attending
were Mrs. Jim Welch, Mrs. David
Edwards, Mrs. Jack P. McCracken,
Mrs. R. O. Kelly and Mrs. Hugh
Mrs. Carson Clark is recuper
ating at her home after undergo
ing major surgery at St. Joseph's
Hospital in Ashevllle.
Decatur Justice Is steadily im
proving since his return from
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TANK SACRIFICED TO ATOMIC DESTRUCTION TEST
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AN ARMY TANK i> placed In position at Yucca Flat, Nev., prior to the explosion of a nuclear device from
the BOO-foot tower in background. An atomic bomb with twice the power of the weapon that leveled
Hiroshima was assigned to the test of 65 major associated experiments in what would happen to an
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Read Labels When Buying, j
American Women Advised '
By JANE EADS fc>
WASHINGTON ? Mrs. George
O. Larrick, wife of the commission
er of the Food and Drug Adminis
tration, not only practices jyhat her
husband preaches, she preaches it
Larrick contends that the aver
age housewife while shopping with
a great deal of care comparing
prices of food articles and trying
to economize on the family budget
doesn't always compare the quality
and composition, including the
weight, of certain items.
"If housewives would take the
trouble to read the labels they'd
Moore General Hospital.
Mrs. Tom Cathey has returned
home from Mt. Pisgah Sanatorium
and is feeling some better.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh K. Terrell
Sr. have recently painted their
home both the inside and outside.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack P. McCrack
en have, beep jjemodeling their
home dflftotf the last two weeks.
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find that often what they save in '
a tew cents on one item, they lose
? In quantity and quality," Mrs. Lar
trlck says. "The labels tell them
in black and white, very simply,
what they are getting. Maybe the
Item that costs a little more,
though in a package or container
the same size, may weigh a little
more, be 6f better quality, and
Mrs. Larrick, who attended
Wittenberg College, Springfield,
Ohio, where she met her husband, 1
and who received her B.S. degree '
in education at Ohio State, is active 1
in home demonstration work. Sne .
says all housewives are eager for
more information in all fields re- 1
lating to better home making and 1
The Larricks, who have four
children and one grandchild, "keep
busy" weekends and vacations on i
their five-acre farm near Dahlgren, j
Va., 60 miles from here. Recently i
Mrs. Larrick gave her husband a- ]
200-pound ram for the sheep which
she says they got for "lawnmow
"We thought we'd like some lamb 1
chops too." said the practical lady.
rbe Commissioner and his wife
raise strawberries, horseradish and
Dther vegetables in their half-acre
gaiden. They added to the 40 fruit
trees they found on the place, some
fig and nut trees, and grapes.
During the summer and early Fall,
Mrs. Larrick stocks up the freezer
with the good things that she pre
pares from the garden and orchard,
but the family's chief interest in
the farm which is on the Potomac,
is in fishing and crabbing. Mrs.
Larrick is the carpenter of the fam
"I built more of the shelves
than anyone else," she told me.
T.he Larricks' married son, Ben,
works at the Naval Ordinance Lab
oratory at White Oaks, Md., their
daughter, Laura, is a sociology stu
dent at George Washington Uni
versity h,cre, twin sons. Bob and
Donald, 17, are juniors at the high
school in Arlington, Va., where the
family makes its home.
In much of New England, day
light saving time was extended
through October instead of end
ing in September during 1954 and
ihe practice is spreading to other
Elephants seldom live to be
more than 60 years old, says the
National Geographic Society.
LEO BUCKNER, JR.
Town of Waynesville
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