High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Apr 11 1974, Page 11

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 11, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Adj league event new provisional announced Atli corp onto is sp60 Ker meet prior to annual luncheon by Adelaide Wendler Enterprise women a editor in a Pithy Semi serious mood Liz Carpenter flattered cajoled and thoroughly entertained Over 250 members of High Point Junior league yesterday. In a three phased speech she told anecdotes of her Days in the White House As mrs. Lyndon b. Johnson a Secretary talked about what Junior leagues Are doing in other cities and discussed changing lifestyles of women in the 70�?Ts. Mrs. Carpenter author of a truffles and flourishes a a chronic Al of behind the scenes life in the White House during the Johnson administration spoke at the annual luncheon of the league at Emerywood country club. After a flattering introduction by mrs. I. Paul Ingle the witty speaker said a that was a much nicer greeting than i got when i was in North Carolina last time. I was in Chapel Hill and was introduced by Arthur Schlesinger the Only intellectual i know. He said a i liked your Book Liz. Who wrote it a i replied a a in a glad you did. Who read it to you a she joked about being introduced by a a real live Republican and being put to bed in the Home of another one. She described Junior league audiences As problem audiences. A they Are so vitally interested in everything. They re somewhere emotionally Between Shirley Temple and Shirley Chisolm and moving fast from Betty Crocker to Betty a one of my messages in High Point because it is the hosiery capital of the world is a one size does not fit get the message across to those manufacturers that a and b does no to mean a thing. Just Tell them to Label the Hose for Short and Stocky and tall and Skinny women a she quipped. A a it a a privilege to be Here a she began in a half serious vein. A a in a one of the few people who can leave Washington without judge Sirica a her Lively Wise cracking included comments on watergate and the loneliness of being a Democrat in Washington in 1972. A Why a she said a it was worse than being a Maytag the crowd was in the Palm of her hands and she slipped into her Mission which was to get the group a charged up about what women can do. The Clever author and journalist said that she hoped to urge shove and involve women in politics. A get into it. You la find it interesting and attractive a she said. A after All you Are Way ahead of the game with a woman on your City Council and two running for the state supreme a what greater group than you to Start with a she said. A a you be been trained to learn about your Community. There Are so Many Small things you can begin to she described mrs. Johnson a dedication to beautification projects and cited examples of other group involvements. A so often one woman a idea can catch on. Beautification is Only one of Many courses useful in moving into the political Arena. Anyone knows today that something has been happening in this great restless country. Your daughters Are marrying later having fewer children balancing Home and Hobby Home and children and Home and a a today a educated Young woman wants something that belongs to her a something that in t her family a. The sweetheart of Sigma Chi is dead. Done to mourn for her the speaker said the women a liberation movement is everywhere and that it is just being Felt now in the political Arena. A we be come a Long Way baby but still have a Long Way to when she campaigned for George Mcgovern a Campaign her husband termed a a suicide Mission a the author said that she saw lots of opposition but no apathy from women. A it was High Point Enterprise the world Walker was United in marriage with William Darrell Siler. The couple repeated their vows before the Rev. Elliott Stewart and the brides father the Rev. Charles Walker. A prelude of wedding music was provided by Sandra Smith organist and Charles Baker vocalist. The Bride is the daughter of the Rev. And mrs. Charles b. Walker of route i. The bridegroom is the son of or. And mrs. Harrell Siler of route 3. Given in marriage by her father the Bride wore a gown of Peau de some and Chiffon fashioned with a High neckline bordered with a ruffle ruffled accents on the fitted bodice and Long sleeves of Chiffon caught with ruffled cuffs. The Bride designed the gown which her Mother made. A Bandeau of lace held the brides Chapel length veil of illusion. She carried a nosegay of Pink and White Spring Flowers. Honor attendant was mrs. Mark Bullock. Bridesmaids included mrs. Johnny Siler mrs. Craig Allred and miss Tammy Siler Junior bridesmaids were Toni Varner Kim Varner and Cindy Allred. Prior to the Junior league luncheon the general membership meeting took place at Forest Hills presbyterian Church. Mrs. David a. Dowdy or. Conducted the meeting and mrs. Henry a. Millis Iii gave a devotional. Mrs. Dowdy introduced mrs. Jacob h. Froelich jr., who spoke briefly on what the last three years As area Iii director has meant to her. Mrs. James m. Randle and mrs. J. Henry dowdy then read a humorous poem in tribute to mrs. Froelich. Mrs. Robert d. Davis or. Presented mrs. Froelich with a gift in appreciation for her years of service. Provisional revealed of a mfg Debra Walker weds w. D. Siler mks. William Darrell Siler Ginger Oakley was Flower girl. The attendants wore Empire waisted gowns of frosted Pink Peau de some fashioned with Chiffon insets and sleeves. They carried nosegay of pastel Spring Flowers. Mark Bullock attended the bridegroom As Best Man. Ushers were Ken Rush Charles Christian Craig Allred and the bridegrooms Brothers Johnny and Gene Siler. Brian Allred was ring bearer. The Bride graduated from Trinity High school where she was a member of key ettes and the deca club. She is employed by commercial credit corp. The bridegroom attended Trinity High school and is owner of no Way tire service. Following the wedding ceremony a party was Given for the bridal couple at Foxfire club House. On the eve of their wedding the couple shared honors at cake cutting Given by their parents. The event was attended by members of the wedding party and friends and relatives of the couple. The newlyweds will reside at 2609-a Guver St. Adelaide header thursday april la 1974. Section b Trinity a in a 5 of clock afternoon at Trinity Baptist ceremony saturday Church. Miss Debra Lynn add merr Yune to your travels merry line travel sets by Gem Dandy for delicate slumber. Becoming in Pink Blue or yellow. So a. Nylon Long pyjamas with elastic Waist. 7.50. Shift gown of Nylon Tricot. 6.50. Tailored Robe of Nylon Tricot with two pockets and length sleeves. 7.50. Shop monday through saturday 10/9 socializing Liz Carpenter left chats with 1-r mrs. Douglas Wilson and mrs. David dowdy or. During a social hour. Slow photo by Art Richardson women Are spilling out into the Market place and into big jobs. They Are getting top jobs and Are being sought As Board members according to mrs. Carpenter. A fall women Are striving for personal identity. Here a your Opportunity. You Are needed to straighten out a lot of old inequities and unbalanced. You deserve to be a participant in our system. It will be a better system if you a growing fear of anonymity hunger for neighbourliness and a regrouping to find Bonds is surfacing today. Women in a City like High Point have All the qualities that an anxious beleaguered and restless world the speaker stressed. Quoting Justice Holmes she said. A let s live with actions and passions of our time. Lets work hand in hand with a what can we do about watergate a she asked. A we can laugh a Little cry a Little and go on to positive mrs. Carpenter predicted less Slick campaigns and More that Are run from the kitchens of homemakers. A we can make a difference in processes of government. We can make it More equal and just and can lift the flagging spirit of this great country and restore our National soul a she concluded. Liz Carpenter is the former Mary Elizabeth Sutherland of Salado Tex. She was born in the oldest Plantation mansion in the state. She arrived in Washington in 1942 with a degree in journalism from the University of Texas. She got a Job in the National press bldg and in 1944 married Leslie Carpenter a colleague. They worked together in Washington after his release from the . Navy until president and mrs. Johnson beckoned. The couple has two College age children Christy and Scott. It was announced that invitations to provisional membership have been extended to the following Young women miss Janne Cecilia Bulla mrs. William Drummond miss Betsy Adele Hun sucker miss Elizabeth Faison Hester miss Elizabeth Paige Ilderton mrs. Fred Ingram Jones mrs. Benjamin Rice Lacy in mrs. Richard Lewis Brewer miss Patsy Woodson Lee is. Marlene Powell Levering mrs. John Alexander Lindsay ii mrs Robert Wade Markham miss Mollie Mckay Morrow. Mrs. Wayne Newnam mrs. Alvin Scott Parker 111, mrs. Edward Andrew Pitoniak miss Sheryl Blair Robinson mrs. Roger Greer Taylor jr., mrs. Randy Vaughn mrs. James Calvin White miss Martha Greer Wilder mrs. Don Kirkman Wilson and miss Barbara Wright. Cookbook co chairmen mrs. William c. Kuhn and mrs. Edwin r. Lyon or. Reported that the High Point Junior league Cookbook is at the printers and will soon be available Tor Sale. The title of the Cookbook is a furniture City feasts a and will include Over 300 pages of tested recipes and menus. The membership voted to help with the Sale of the cookbooks. Will Lead group new officers for the coming year pose Here during the luncheon yesterday. Left to right Are mrs. Donald Boone mrs. James Marsh mrs. Joe Hutchens mrs. Frank Wyatt mrs. Byron Starnes and mrs. Norman Andrews. Mrs. Norman Andrews announced that the High Point House and Garden tour will be held on May 2. Tickets Are available from Garden Council members. Museum Guild members and at the High Point historical museum. Mrs. Andrews also announced that a letter has been received from Raymond Wilkinson president of historic Halifax restoration presenting the Junior league of High Point historical society with the historic Halifax resolves award for outstanding accomplishment in historic restoration of the John Haley House. Bond Issue mrs. Harriet a. Mattes distributed information on the upcoming Bond issues for the education of _ the membership. She announced that the Owca Public affairs luncheon will be held april 23 at noon at Adams memorial Owca. This will concern the upcoming Bond elections of May 7. Speakers will represent each individual Bond Issue on the ballot. Reservations Are not necessary but would be appreciated. Mrs. Bill t. Collins moved that the Junior league of High Point support the May 7 Bond election in the area of mass transit. The membership voted in favor of this action. Mrs. Eugene k. Bouldin. Bargain boutique chairman announced the bargain boutique profits for the year and thanked the membership for their support. Arrangements chairman mrs. Robert Lee Rester announced that the provisional Coffee will be held on May 21 at the Home of mrs. George w. Lyles or. Now actives mrs. Donald l. Boone provisional chairman reported that the following Young women have been voted into Active membership after having successfully completed their provisional course mrs. R. E. Brinson jr., mrs. Richard Stow rho to by Art Richardton b Culler jr., mrs. Doyle Early jr., mrs. Robert f. Goff mrs. Snow Warner Guerri mrs. Stanley m. Herman. Mrs. William c. Howard jr., mrs. John g. Humphrey jr., mrs. Gene c. Rester. Miss Patricia dare Martin. Mrs. Gary Mcclellan. Mrs. Russell l. Mendenhall. Mrs. James Franklin Morgan mrs. Andrew Pierson Iii mrs. William m. Ray mrs. Norman Gilbert Samet miss Patricia keen slate mrs. Michael Rodney Snyder mrs. Steve Watson miss Brenda Gail Weant mrs. George Alfred Webster. Mrs. Coy Orville Willard jr., mrs. William p. Wood and mrs. Fred Marshall Wood. The new actives then presented a skit depicting one of the areas of training during their provisional year. Miss Patricia keen slate on behalf of the new actives presented mrs. Boone with a gift in appreciation Tor her work with them during the past year. Mrs. Dowdy welcomed the see provisional on a Tim Rashkin Storrs editor

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