European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Apr 19 1957, Page 12

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 19, 1957, Darmstadt, Hesse Teenage dub members on Impromptu Bop in basement of Columbia Fly Thurston staff writer r staid old London the Corner to conspicuous by its but american teenagers in the British capital have tucked the problem of what to do and Whereto go when they want to relax and have fun after their own the younger cons and Daugh ters of service embassy officials and american business a beeline for Columbia club on Baysa Ter in the basement of the Usan officers they have a three room club of their Complete with snack dance pingpong record player and the latest current and facilities where the boys can Shower and change after a game of football or softball in neighbouring Hyde the London teenage claiming to be the oldest of its kind in recently celebrated its 10th the youngsters have been Selling raffle tickets and have already taken in More than More than test years they had planned to use the Money for a badly needed new dance floor in the club rooms until the air Force let it be known that h would pay the Bill for the floor acid other improvements out of youth activity so the will get a new record player and More records from their raffle the air Force has taken the dub under its Wing Ever since Woolworth heiress bar Bara buttons former regents Park Man Winfield was acquired As an officers the boys and girls met in the when the american ambassador decided to use Winfield House a the club moved to Columbia club two years ago and took the teen agers it col Harold officer in takes an Active interest in the teenage most closely associated with the dub is Charles wife of an american businessman from who de a targe part of her time Asad hostess and her Volun Teer work received official recognition when maj Gen Roscoe c 3d of recently presented her with a the generals son Richard is a stewarts 16yearold is dub other officers Are Fred president Richard vice president Jane assistant treasurer Judy Secretary Nancy Vor assistant and Mike during the two years Stewart has worked with the club she has seen it grow to a membership of dues Are 35 cents a with a initiation every saturday there is a record hop Hie dub arranges bus trips to Strat for Donavon and other Points of last summer a boat was hired for a trip on the twice a month members have their own movies in the embassy theater on Grosvenor Are rigorously enforced the teenage including a sixpence seven cents Fine for throwing cigarette Butts on the Stewart feels the teenagers Are making own valuable contribution to International not Only do the boys and girls bring English friends As but two eng Lish girls have been made honorary Mem Stewart except for the you cant Tell the americans and English youngsters apart they All get along wonderfully last Christmas the teenagers spread Goodwill by giving a party for 25 British children from a nearby it was such a Success and their guests enjoyed themselves so much that the dub plans to make it a permanent seasonal in very proud of my boys and Stewart the ones who have gone Home write me i miss them just As if they were my own War to Hwi Nemray of world War current la being filmed in actual Acene of bitter fighting described in mrm Brno of t237th support there no movie to remind British military outside resting for 500 new zealand soldiers Tomb Stone in cemetery near Graves near Trieste of German yemeni crosses Mark Giaves Arf ave trim killed in if enter discusses activities with dub War manorial at to italian stapes memorials

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