High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Sep 14 1972, Page 13

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 14, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Owner s wife gives views carnival is oversized playground by Judy royals Enterprise staff writer How do you keep children Happy with just a Pool and a few playthings in their backyard when they be spent the summer with one third of the United states As their playground and the Midway of a carnival with 30 rides As their toys this is the problem which will once again be facing Marilyn Thomas wife of l. I. Thomas owner of the Thomas Joyland shows when she returns the end of this month to her Home in North Miami Beach Fla., with her two children Nicole 8 and Edward 7. Its a Happy problem to have according to the statuesque Blond who has been a member of a carnival family for As Long As she can remember. A Nicole and Edward thoroughly enjoy she said. A we join the group As soon As school is out in june and travel with them until school resumes in the fall. When its time to go Home they usually cry. To them Home is Dull. After All when you be been in a different town every week and you can step out the door and have the carnival As your playground How exciting can just a Pool and a few playthings be a fortunately Marilyn understands their feelings since she has been a member of a carnival family from birth. A my father 4s an electrician and concessionaire a she said. A when i was a child we travelled with the Morris Hannum shows. That is the Way i spent my Summers and i have traded the experiences for the speaking in a soft gentle voice the five foot eight Inch Young woman smiled warmly and often As she discussed her favorite subject people. A carnival people Lead fascinating lives because they meet so Many different types of people and have to learn to Deal with every personality imaginable. A the Best part is that we know we wont be around Long. So there la be no close ties. For career girl Marilyn Thomas wife of l i. Thomas owner of Thomas Joyland shows appearing Here under the sponsorship of the High Point Jaycees has spent every summer of her life working with a carnival. She Calls the experience invaluable in learning How to Deal with All types of people. Instance if i meet people who Are Friendly and Nice i enjoy their company while in a Here. On the other hand if i meet people who Are sour on life and Are out to make everybody miserable i know i Only have to endure them for a Little while and then ill be on my Marilyn met her husband in Eden three years ago while she was operating the mouse game Booth. They were married in Georgia. During the carnival season which lasts from april through staff photo by Mark Austin the first part of november the Thomas Joyland group appears in states As far away As Indiana and West Virginia. In the four months Marilyn is with the show she still continues to operate the mouse game saying she want to retire and miss meeting the people. During her travels Marilyn has developed a Strong fondness for North carolinians. A a it a their attitude a she said speaking As she would at Home with old friends. A in other parts of the United states people look at you As though they re thinking. A she a one of those you know those carnival people. What is she doing Here a in North Carolina people treat you like a you re Here. You re one of us. You do your thing and Well do a Marilyn can Tell the difference in people from town to town even by the Way they select the prizes when they win at her Booth. A last week a she said a the stuffed banana was the big one. We could t hang them up fast enough. This week it seems to be the sex during the evenings when the fair is in Progress the Thomases have a baby Sitter stay with their children in the trailer. They visit their parents rarely during working hours although Nicole has occasionally helped her Mother at the Booth. A a she a living for the Day when she can operate the Duck game a said Marilyn proudly. A her dad said she can begin there when she is old enough. There a a joke among fair people that carnival babies learn to make change before they learn to the Thomases have deviated from their usual procedure since the youngsters Are visiting their grandparents in Hillsborough this week. They Are staying at Thalbert pick Motel and for the first time this summer not living in their trailer at the Fairgrounds. According to the Young woman the life of a carnival worker in t bad at All. They usually travel in their own trailers thereby not having the constant worry of packing and unpacking their clothes each week. According to Marilyn after they set up their Community each week in a different town they have a laundry truck from the Host town visit the area pick up the dirty clothes and return them washed and ironed in a few Days. A none of that washing and ironing that we have at Home a she said. The carnival group has their own Painter Carpenter electrician advanced publicity Man and clean up Crew. After a Yum Calvin Rice Speaks to newcomers Alan Gantt or. And mrs. Steve Gantt of it. 3, Trinity announce the birth of a son Alan Stewart who was born on sept. La at the local Hospital. Mrs. Gantt is the former Linda Miller of Trinity. Stephanie Shuller or. And mrs. Dou Shuller of 101 Ford St., Thomasville Are parents of a daughter Steph tame Dawn who was born on sept. La at the High Point Hospital. Mrs. Shuller is the former Lisa warier of Thomasville. Sherrie Monk or. And mrs. Cal Monk or. Of 317 Avery St. Announce the birth of their daughter Sherrie Carol who was born on sept. To at High Point memorial Hospital. Minda Hussey or. And mrs. James t. Hussey of 2920 Highway 66, s. Kernersville Are parents of a daughter Minda Patrice who was born at the local Hospital on sept. La. Earnell Christian or. Or. And mrs. E a r n e 11 Christian of 232 Brentwood ave. Announce the arrival of a son earned jr., who was born at the High Point Hospital on sept. 12. Calvin Rice executive Secretary of the High Point chamber of Commerce was speaker at the meeting of newcomers club on tuesday at Adams memorial Owca. The group met at to of clock in the morning for Bridge and Canasta and luncheon was served at 12 30 . Alice Lehman introduced the 1 following guests from to differing states mrs. Robert Bedwell Asheboro mrs. Fred Buettner Covina. Calif. Mrs. Judy Damron. Dallas. Tex mrs. Ralph Elias Churchtown. By. Mrs. David Evans of Winston Salem mrs. Marion Ivy of Albuquerque. N. Mexico mrs. Norman Jensen of Detroit Mich. Mrs. Ernest Moore of West Palm Beach Fla. Mrs. James Nelson. Morganton mrs. Thomas Rivman of Charlotte mrs. Charles Rowe Utica n y. Mrs. Wallace Steele Summitt no. Mrs. Frank Terry. Richmond a. Mrs. Stewart Williams Daytona Beach Fla. Mrs. Bernard Heeke Chapel Hill mrs. Richard Bozynski. Detroit Mich. Mrs. Frank Fraz Ier Detroit Mich. Mrs. Stanley White Weslaco Tex. And mrs. Mack Barber Bowling Green by. The meeting was conducted by Gloria Jacobi and Lois Markham announced that the nominating committee has been selected to name a new slate of officers for the coming year. Also announced was the food fair planned As a fund raising event for the Owca world Fellowship. The event is scheduled for oct. 7 and will take place from 2 until 8 . At the y. It was announced that Pat Holshouser will speak at the next meeting. . Garden club sets premed plans for several projects were discussed by members of the High Point Garden Chib w Hen they met tuesday in the Home of mrs. L. L. Wilkinson. Associate hostess was mrs. R. K. Stewart. Tickets were distributed for the councils Standard Flower show which will be held oct. 5 at the Moose Hall. Plans were made to make a contribution to the Mobile meals for the elderly. Yearbooks were distributed and a Council report was Given by mrs. George Lowe. In closing the group discussed highlights of history of the club which is the oldest organization in the City. Closing the fair on saturday evening they pack up the equipment and prepare to leave on sunday morning. From Here the group will move to Lexington. In november after the last show has closed the equipment is taken to Winter quarters in Circleville Ohio and workers and their families return to their Homes which Are located throughout the United states. During the Winter months the Thomases spend their time relaxing and occasionally discussing plans for the new season. They attend conventions of fair groups in Las vegas Indianapolis and Durham to name a few. At these meetings they View new equipment and discuss plans for the coming season. A then in april when it s time to begin again the workers wander Back just like they said Marilyn. A they Arentt contacted during the Winter or Send announcements concerning the schedule. Most have worked with the show so Long they have the schedule memorized. When its time to begin again in the Spring they just show up. A those who done to make it in time for the first few shows usually join during the season. They just appear and go to work. Of course we lose a few too a people who work Only part of the schedule. Its amazing How it works out but it always when a new person expresses an interest in joining the fair family there is a Check to see if his particular skill is needed of not he is told what jobs Are available and if he is still interested he is invited to join. When asked what advice she would give to anyone wanting to join the fair Marilyn said she would definitely advise them to try it. A was you travel the states you Nave so Many different experiences that at the time you might not realize How important they Are. But when you look Back on the season As a whole you realize what an exciting life this would she Trade this career for another a never a said Marilyn emphatically. Of flu Point Enterprise the world of Adelaide editor thursday sept. 14, 1972. Section b Bonnie Claire Lockard weds David Lee Newman Winston Salem miss Bonnie Claire a Ickard daughter of or. And mrs. T. J. Lockard of 932 Shober St., and David i be Newman son of the late or. And mrs. Richard Newman of Woodstock. Va., were wed on sept. 9 at St. Michael a lutheran Church High Point. The Rev. Rus l. Mccarter brother in Law of the Bride officiated at the 4 . Ceremony. A prelude of wedding music was provided by miss Mary Louise Shore organist. Given in marriage by her father and Mother the Bride wore a White Satin and organza Street length dress designed with a full pleated organza skirt. She wore a Short veil of illusion and Satin and carried a White Bible topped with White carnations with Satin ribbons. Attendants were mrs. Tom Lockard jr., and the Bride s sister mrs. Rus l. Mccarter of High Point. They wore pastel Pink and Blue Princess style Street length dresses with Matching Satin bows and illusion headpieces. They carried Pink carnations with Pink Satin ribbons. E. Walton Newman of mrs. David Lee Newman Norfolk va., brother of the bridegroom was Hest wan. Usher was Richard g. Newman of Albany ga., another brother. The Bride is a graduate of r. J. Reynolds High school. The bridegroom also is a career advancement Grant Given to Bow foundation mrs. To Woody Shaw foundation chairman of the n. C. Federation of business and professional women a clubs inc., received word today of a $5,000 Grant Given by the Mary Reynolds Babcock foundation of Winston Salem for the career advancement scholarship program of the business and professional women a foundation. Seven North Carolina women have already received scholarships during the two years of this program. It is designed to Aid women who need additional educational credits or special training to obtain a promotion change career Fields or re enter the Job Market in the past two years 328 scholarships have b e e n awarded to women in 45 states. They May study full time or part time in any career Field for which they Are qualified and most recipients continue to work during the period of study. Most scholarships Are in the $300 to $500 Range for tuition and school related expenses the scholarship fund was established by the b p w foundation because of the great difficulty which mature working women have i n finding educational assistance often they cannot qualify for the usual scholarships because of ago a part time status and most government assistance is for the disadvantaged of the unemployed. In addition to Bow foundation funds the scholarship program has also been supported by Grants from Mobil foundation pig industries foundation ism Avon products foundation Standard Oil co of California and the cities service foundation scholarships Are awarded on the basis of a practical training plan submitted by the applicant and financial need. Working women who Are interested in applying May obtain forms and information from the business Ami professional women a foundation 2012 Massachusetts ave., Washington i. C. 20036 graduate of in j. Reynolds High school and is employed by Brendley inc he resided with his guardians or. And mrs. John Wynne of Wymoth or. The couple will reside on it. I Richmond Hill apts., Tobaccoville. A reception was held in the Fellowship Hall of the Church following the ceremony. Host and hostess were or. And mrs. Allen la Merman. Uncle and aunt of the Bride assisted by or. And mrs Hylton Crotts Uncle and aunt of the Bride. Out of town guests were Tom Lockard or brother of the Bride and or. And mrs. John Wynne of Winston Salem col. And mrs. P p. Clod Felter of Dunn Loring a. And or. And mrs. Julian Bullock of Greensboro. Library plans Story time weekly Story time for preschoolers begins in october at the High Point Public Jib rare according to miss Elizabeth Gurley children a librarian. Registration starts monday in the children a department. Story hours for four and five Vear Olds will he held on monday and tuesday afternoons at pm no beginning Ort. 9. And wednesday mornings a in a. Beginning oct. La Vlist Gurley will conduct the weekly half hour programs which will include stories. Films filmstrips songs and games. Story hour registration ii limited to 15 children in each group interested parents should Call the High Point Public Library children a department. Fall fashions modelled of Emerywood luncheon a Quot a no the gym slip mothers London was England it a has a name for Young ens with babies a gym slip a juvenile preg incy appears to be becoming Myoner in our increasingly missive society a declared John Guillebaux of the it Yal Buckinghamshire hos Tal in his report to the Royal piety of Medicine. In 1969 or 11-year-old girls eleven year Olds and thirty two 13-ar-Olds had babies in eng id and Wales. In 1959 there a re no births to 11-year-Olds, or to 12-year-Olds and ten to year Olds. Gym slip mothers id to be taller and heavier an average for their age and give birth to underweight ready for show mrs. Luke Bourlakas heft poses with two of the models prior to the show. They Are or it mrs. C. E. Cridlebaugh or. And mrs. Penn Wood. A capacity crowd took advantage of the sunny autumn Day and attended the annual Champagne luncheon and fashion show at Emerywood country club on tuesday. It was estimated that Over 250 members and guests were present. The newest in fall fashions for Wear from morning until evening were shown by Collier Ellis amp co. After luncheon. Mrs. Luke Bourlakas wearing a Navy Blue suede cloth Vest and Long skirt with White Turtle neck Long sleeved Blouse introduced the models and described costumes As they were modelled. Mrs. Earl Schafer opened the show wearing a Fox trimmed fur coat Over a bottle Green Wool knit dress. Many Long skirts emphasis was placed on Long skirts for daytime and evening Wear in materials that ranged from tweeds to soft chiffons. The classic look was seen in dresses suits and sportswear. A the fall look is very sophisticated a soft and never Gaudy a said the commentator. Mrs. Bourlakas also called attention to the new layered look and to the new look in pants most of which Are cuffed and much wider at the Bottom. Evening fashions closed the varied show of handsome clothes mrs. Robert Bundy modelled a red Chiffon gown accented at neckline and Back with sparkling rhinestone and Crystal trim worn with an Apollo White Mink Cape. Models models included mrs. Phillip Fulton mrs. Penn Wood mrs. J. Virgil Early jr., mrs. Harold p. Johnson mrs. Bundy mrs. Charles w. Mcanally mrs. John s. Pickett mrs. Allen j. Parker mrs. Harold l. Martin. Mrs. J. Albert Hart jr., mrs. Robert v. Bain mrs. E. C. Cridlebaugh or. And mrs. Schafer. Mrs. Morris Jones ladies Day Bridge chairman welcomed guests and mrs. Donald Lindner entertainment chairman assisted in distributing door prizes donated by Collier Ellis amp co. Assisting mrs. Jones and mrs. Lindner in arrangements for the event was mrs. J. D. Martin. Piano music was played during the luncheon and show by mrs. Agnes Owen. New look clothes awaiting their turn on the runway Are 1-r mrs. Robert Bain mrs. Harold Martin and mrs. Virgil Early. Mrs. Bain and mrs. Early Wear cuffed Pant suits while mrs. Martin models a costume suitable for afternoon or evening. Ism Pix by Sonny

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