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LEAVES OF WESLEY HEIGHTS Plans Complete For July Fourth Plans are complete for and exciting Fourth of July in Wesley Heights, under the chairmanship of Mr. J. O'Connor Roberts who has worked diligently during the past month to arrange a program which would be as interesting to the grown-ups as to the children. Several new features are bring introduced this year, among them a baseball game to be played between the boys of the Wesley Heights team and then men of Wesley Heights and Spring Valley. Following this there will be a tug-of-war (masculine participants) across a stream of water from a garden hose. No one wants to be dignified on the Fourth of July and the tug-of-war, following a series of races and the baseball game will complete the downfall of dignity and assure a cool bath to the losing team. Mr. Royal R. Rommel is in charge of the races and games. There will be an opportunity for luncheon and a short rest before the children's costume parade at four o'clock. Mrs. Winfree E. Johnson is chairman of this feature of the program, assisted by Mrs. Franklin D. Jones, Mrs. Royal R. Rommell and Mrs. Maurice D. Ervin. An unusually elaborate display of fireworks has been promised with two pyrotechnicians to fire them. Among the many set pieces will be Niagra Falls, a rose garden and Old Glory. The dance at the clubhouse which will conclude the day's events has been arranged by Mrs. John H. Yates, assisted by Mrs. David Wolhaupter, Mrs. Allison N. Miller, Mrs. Carl C. Crampton, Mrs. Stephen C. Hopkins, and Mrs. C. Everett Lancaster. A complete program will be found on page seventeen. BOARD ANNOUNCES SOCIAL PLANS FOR CLUB The Board of Directors of the Community Club has announced that Mrs. Harold H. Jacobs of New Mexico Avenue has accepted the chairmanship of the Entertainment Committee for the coming year. Mrs. Jacobs has been a resident of Wesley Heights for nearly ten years and is ably qualified to carry forward the club's social activities. Although there will be a suspension of club parties until the early fall, Mrs. Jacobs has outlined her plans for the coming year and has announced that Mrs. Clarence A. Lane will arrange the winter series of dances; Mrs. William McCormick Ballinger the monthly Open House; and Mrs. Royal R. Rommell the afternoon bridge parties. In previous years there has been a chairman for the Sunday teas, but this feature will be limited to the musicale and tea in January and no special chairman will be appointed. Each of Mrs. Jacobs' assistants will select a committee during the summer and will meet for the activities. The first fall party will be [[image]] Mr. J. O'Connor Roberts a dance to be given in September or October. The program discussed above is only a part of the club's winter activities. In addition, there will be dances and entertainments for the junior and sub-junior groups as well as moving pictures. The recreation group will continue and Mr. Sells will carry on his work as director of Boys' activities. TENNIS TEAM LEADS The Wesley Heights Tennis Team was leading the Suburban Tennis League for Washington when this was written, and according to the manager, Mr. John G. Ladd, showed excellent promise of winning the League's summer tournament. Members of the teams which compose the Suburban League meet each Saturday for several games and play through August to determine the winning team. Wesley Heights has been a member of the League for three years and its members are playing better tennis than ever before. Mr. Ladd is anxious to add new players to the team, which plays on the courts in Spring Valley, and will be glad to give a try out to anyone interested in affiliating. July 1934 Nine
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