High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Oct 12 1939, Page 11

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 12, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Section a b Section a b a Al news a no want ads local news and Wani ads to this Section in this Section Mich polm y Rill Kim i Ter noon october i me wbk r associated press Complete Nea service Price i Ive cents mily of hosiery it Point ome to ill m Ake possible expansion program Long needed by local association occupation after first of next year i donation by mrs. J. In Adams and daughters mrs. Than Ayers and mrs. Allen Watkins of the spacious j. H. Arris someplace on the Corner of North main Street and St Farriss Avenue As a new Home for the High Point Ting women a Christian association was announced today mrs. Carter Dalton president of the or. Dalton made than a a Cement of the gift. Which a Long Felt need of the to association. At a meeting of Board of director today at h appreciation of the gift. Re wan made a a memorial he late or. Adams Pioneer Ufa Turer. The new Home will called the Adam memorial by c. A. Building Bio a by Quot will take Over its some new Home Early in next m v Sion i Kafir dire gift will make possible an Inion program Long needed rhe local Anocia Tion which several year a housed it cities in the cottage located lie Corner of East Green and la Wrenn Street where a i of adequate apace a provided a definite problem for the Ever increasing Field of activity. The donation was received enthusiastically by the Board of directors to whom it came As a Surprise although the interest of the Adams family in activities of youth and especially of Young women has been Long known. In i lifetime or. Adams gave generously to the y. W. C. A. As Well a to other movements of that character and his help was a a Fjor Factor in the years before the inception of the Community Cheet program. With the commodious no w quarters the y w. C. A. Will he Able to serve Many More girls than it has been Able to heretofore. And this will prove especially beneficial in its program for Industrial girls and for the girl reserves. The Lack of space for Many years now has hampered to some degree the y. W. C. A. Program. Prior to moving into the present Quot a a cottage which it purchased in 19 20, the association had its headquarter in a store building across from the Post office on East Conizene Street. The Adams someplace has eight Large rooms downstairs and six rooms upstairs with four Baths and spacious servants quarters. Wishes of or. Hums a Hen or. Adams moved some years ago from High Point to Wedgefield it had been his intention to donate the Home Here to a worthy cause and mrs. Adams and her daughters Felt that its donation to the y. W. C. A. Carried out i wishes. Or. Adam was president of the Adams Millis corporation and was one of the country a Foremost industrialist. His daughters were born in High Point and attended the local schools. They Are members of Wesley memorial methodist Church Here and although they moved with mrs. Adams several j years ago to Wedgefield they i have maintained constantly a sincere and Alert interest in High Point and its Progress their contributions to All worthy causes Here and their interest in social agencies and their programs have been constant hut they have never sought pub Lity and have made their gifts. In a modest and retiring Man i net. Mrs. Adams letter to mrs. Dalton tendering the Home follows Quot dear mrs. Dalton a although our residence is not now in High Point we maintain a sincere interest in its welfare and that of is social agencies. As did or. Adams during his life time. For that reason and As a memorial to or Adams. We want to make a gift to your association to be used As its Home and for its activities of our someplace on the Corner of North main Street and East Farris Avenue in High Point and would like for the building to he known As the Adams memo exterior and Interior views of main Street Home Given to the by mrs. J. H. Adams and her daughters. Is id let a mrs. Carter on president of the y. W. L. Board. Rial y. W. A. A. Building. The gift would be unconditional sex .-.�?. Cent that we would want to have placed in the deed of con-1 Reyance a provision that the property could not be sold with j out the approval of my Daugh j upper left ters mrs. Nathan Ayers an mrs. Allen Watkins. Quot after you have had an Opp or i Foj a a View of Unity to discus the matter with your Board of dire Tor we Vin be interested to learn of id residence. Reaction to this statement of president after the Hoard had accepted the gift mrs. Dalton said Quot As president of the y. W. / no or a a aft c. A. Of High Point i am sure j Fern express the feeling of the entire association when i say that we accept this gift. So Gra glimpse viciously Given with deep gratitude. A every one of us who has had the dining any part in the y. W. C. A. Work has been keenly conscious of our inadequate building. It a Toom. Been a source of regret that a1 ways we have had to curtail i our program instead of reach j ing out for More girls to serve. 1. Rev by club in our organization has a waiting list of girls eager i to come but for Quot la k of space of of whom were sent under the asset ratio no a allspice and through its financial Aid. With the new quarters these program can be carried on much More satisfactorily than has been the Case in the past and the Field can be developed constantly or. Dalton pointed out. Shows Corner Denton baptists will observe anniversary special to the Enterprise Denton oct. 12.�?the Denton Baptist Church will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary on sunday october 29. Services will be held throughout the Day. Lunch will he served picnic style on the Church grounds. This Celebration should he an interesting one since some prominent speakers Are being secured for the occasion. The following program has been planned with additional features being added 9 43-11 00 sunday school. 11 00-12 Obj speaking and morning service. 12 30�?lunch. 2.00�?13. Y. P. Ii. And b. A. U. Meet ing. 7 00 an old time sunday school and Church pageant. All members Aud old members and friends Are invited to be present and bring a Basket lunch and help make the Celebration a successful and enjoyable occasion. A the toes of the dead Are Cut off to keep their ghosts from walking in certain Semi civilised sections of the world. Of reception Hall lower views show portions of spacious living room Reta by a miss Leslie Ison general Secretary of y. Vav. C. A. Tillable to do so. We have t dreamed a dream of a bigger i and better a and now our j dream has come True. Quot i have known the Adams family intimately for a number of years have the highest regard j and love for each of them. Dur Jing or. Adams life time they j were our next door neighbors and through All our close Asso elation i have Felt keenly their i deep love for High Point and its people. In carrying out or. Adams wish to give the Home place to that organization which j could do the most Good to the i greatest number of Young women j i am sure they have chosen the one that would have had his entire approval. Finer program Quot our thanks to mrs. Adams i mrs. Ayers and mrs. Watkins cannot he adequately expressed in words. We must go on to a j better and finer program that will show them that we do appreciate the wonderful gift they have made. I know their hearts i come with the gift and that we can truly say Quot a who gives himself with his gift feeds three Quot a himself his hungering neighbor and me. A particularly beneficial will the larger quarters be in the girl Reserve program of the Assoria Tion. Through this phase of activity the Quot a a cares for children Between the Ages of la and 16 in Homes where conditions make constant parental companionship impossible. The girl Reserve program Steps in and cares for j the children after school hours joining in their play teaching them Hygiene the principles of fair play politeness in the Home and nature interest. Their work is directed by a trained Secretary and Contact is made with j them in the schools. The in i Roll meet in the girl reserves Al the present time is More Titan 400, in la clubs within the y. W. C. A. And two coloured clubs with an enrolment of to. Heretofore because of a Lack of space ii has been impossible to get these girls together at the Quot Ygat the same time. Man y la ii in addition to the girl reserves. There arc 83 members of three business and professional girls Clit is 80 members of four Industrial clubs in the health education department there Are about 660 enrolments anti the gymnasium registration totals 237. With 264 Active in Tennis. During the past year 499 girls received instruction in swimming and life saving and a summer cd Tup was enjoyed by 45 girls in definite contrast to Tho new Home of the y. W. C. A. Is Tho present y. Vav. C. A. Cottage located on the Corner of fast Green and South Wrenn streets. This cottage has Boon used for several years but has been far too Small for the needs of the photo by Smiths studio a Xii j ii id.nu-, left who with her daughters donated to attractive new Home to the y. Ulhand right who until his death a one of the country s outstanding photo of mrs of and i Nderwood

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