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December 4, 1961

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Daily Mail (\ i t lAJo omen, 6 EIGHT HAGERSTOWN, MD., MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 196131 ··7 Dance Staged Twelve Couples Friday For Get Licenses Halfway Youth On Local Scene \~-ame L^an Miss Rosemary Torrine Honored At Pre-Nuptial Entertainments A yoling people's dance was held Friday night at the Halfway Fire Hall sponsored by the Auxiliary to The Volunteer Fire Company of Halfway. The Club. Royal Orchestra played music provided by a grant from the Trust Funds of the Recording Industries ol. tained in cooperation ivilh Local 770, Americal Federation of Musicians. Mrs.: Coulter Marks 84th Birthday The 84th b i r t h d a y of Mrs. Ida B. Coulter, 112 Potomac St., Boonsboro, was celebrated Saturday, December 2. M a n y relatives and friends of the celebrant came in to extend best wishes. Refreshments were served to the guests. The bonoree received m a n y g i f t s and cards t h r o u g h o u t the, day. /- ran a /- c aren.A . Mrs. Mazic Shupp. Clear Spring, is spending several days with her son-in-law and daughter. Air. anil Mrs. H a r old V. L u m m al Woodpninl. Mrs. Catherine Hemp, 515 M a y f a i r Ave., is a patient at the Washington County Hospital Room 367, where she underwent surgery last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. .Vcrnon J. Lewis, 30 East I r v i n Ave., and their son, Vcrnon J. Lewis, Jr., have returned from Moorefield, W. Va. where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Lewis' mother, Mrs. S. Hay Ours, who resided there. Mrs. Ours was wellknown in this city, having spent her winters here with her daughter for a number of years. She suffered a coronary thrombosis on Thanksgiving Day while the Lewis f a m i l y was visiting her. Mrs. M a r y Bennett, r.20 Summit Ave., is ti patient at the Washington County Hospital where she underwent surgery this morning^ Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Taylor, Sr. have returned to their home, 1613 Dual H i g h w a y , after attending the funeral of Joseph Lvidock, Burmingham, Mich., (lie son-in-law of Clyde Taylor. Charles Richard Holder has relumed lo Frostburg State Teachers' College after spending the Thanksgiving holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holder, at their home in Rohrersville. Marriage licenses remained steady on the local scene during the week just passed with a total of twelve issued to couples from this area out of an overall total of 40. However, this total, as compared lo the number Ihc previous week, showed a sharp decline, going from fifty-three lo forty. Receiving licenses were: Robert Wilson Ryan, 24, Arlington Va., Gloria Jean Frazier, 19, Hagerstown. Lester C. Sloncr, Jr., 20, Harrisburg, Pa., Delores E. Mills, 22, Big Pool, Larry N. Herring, 22, Midland, Texas, 1'alricia " Lee Baker, 28, Maiigansville. Robert W. South, II, 19, Hagerstown, Lindy M. Cecil, 1!), Hagerstown. Dallon A. Swopc, 2«, Boonsboro, Sherry F. Saladini, 20, Alarlinsburg, W.Va. Larry Irvin Price, 20, Hagerstown, Dorothy Elizabeth Needy, 18, Hagerstown. Charles Stoncliarl. 23, Ha- gerslown, Deanna L. Shafcr, 18, Hagerstown. Larry Kevin C u n n i n g h a m , 22, Maugansville, Violet Ruth Dclrich, 20, Hagerslown. Richard II. Haden, 20, lla- gerslown, Lois Lorraine M i n - er, 20, Hagerstown. Aubrey Alton Palmer, 23, Baltimore, Mary Louise CJano, 21, Williamsporl. George J. Kolega, 31, liock- ville, Rosemary C. Torrine, 24, Hagerstown. Edward G. Ilitrnc, IS, Clear Spring, Hazel E. St. Clair, 18, Hagerstown. Maugansville Auxiliary Plans Party The Ladies Auxiliary to the Maugansville Fire Company will stage a Christmas party in the Fire Hall on Wednesday, December (i, at 7 p.m. Each member will bring a gift for exchange and an item for the box for the needy. Games and refreshments will be enjoyed. Nurses Group Meets Tuesday The Nurses Alumnae Association of the Washington County Hospital has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Pangborn Hall. The business meeting will be followed by a talk by Mrs. Marie Harlsock, a representative of the Merle Norman Studio, on the arl of proper make-up. All members are urged to be present for this meeting. Santa has already paid his visil to these ladies but they're hoping that lie will r e t u r n once more. In (lie spirit of Christmas, they and the m e m b e r s of the Funkstnwn Homemakcrs Club gathered on F r i d a y evening lo celebrate Die season at a banquet. Honored were the past presidents of the club. with Sirs, Clarence Leo, the very first president, seated left; and the c u r r e n t president, Mrs. Erston Newcomer, center. The treasurer. Mrs. Donald Harbaugh, is seated right, while Santa, in the person of Mrs. R u t h Sheeler, and the secretary, Mrs. W i l l i a m Parkin, a r c standing. It was a gala evening for cvervone. Funkstown Homemakers Have An Early Visit From Santa Claus At Their Christmas Dinner Santa Claus c a m e t'arly this year lo visit the members of the Funkstown Homemakers Club for when the ladies mcl al the Funkslown Fire Hall on Friday evening, nearly one hundred strong, the jolly old fellow made his appearance lo the jingle of bells, distributing gifts to one and all. One of Ihe largest crowds lo date was welcomed by the president, Mrs. Erslon Newcomer, in a setting marked by appointments of the holiday season. Candlelight was aglc- am from the mounds of snow- sprinkled yew branches, which were enhanced by a large white reindeer commanding the scene, and pine cones and gold balls frosted with snow. These were used in profusion on the tables while pine boughs bedecked the doorways, and a while pine Iree, holding the m a n y colored traditional balls, held (be spotlight in the corner, under which the m a n y gifts were placed. Mrs. Adolph Kri/. gave the invocation following which the ladies delved into a perfectly delicious t u r k e y : d i n n e r , cooked for them by Ihc ladies of Ihe Auxiliary to the Fire Company. They were assisted in the serving by the young misses who are members of the Funkstown 4-II Club. As (he f i n a l delicious fillip, a dessert, appropriately n a m e d "Heavenly Hash" was served. The ladies were all festive in their Christmas dresses, and as a special accessory note, individual corsages of miniscnle w h i t e fell poinsellias. nestling The Christmas Bazaar, set for this coming Thursday, Dec. 7, by the Women's Sociely of World Service al St. Paul's EUB Church, will have a wonderful v a r i e t y of items ready for buying when the doors open at eleven o'clock in the morning. Showing off some of the many handsome dried arrange- '', ments (hat have been made arc Mrs. Ellis Potter, holding a · wreath decorated with pine cone rosctlcs shot with gold; , Mrs. James Madison, who is in charge of the novelty booth, ; this time holding a milk glass container with an arrangement ; of joldenrod, cat tails, thistle and grapes; and Mrs. Lcroy · Brewer, who is in charge of what goes oh in the kitchen, ; observing their wares. Also shown on the table are handmade ; taacheoo cloths, i red felt vest and flared skirt,.one for father, could be used by skaters, and the skirt of felt, to cover the base of the Christmas tree. A hand-painted prayer for the kitchen, pillows, and the arrangement of snow birds, made from milkweed pods by Mrs, Ilavcy Miller, arc a few more of the specialties. Mrs. Paul Seltlcs and Mrs. Jacob nine- h a r t assisted with the m a k i n g of the floral arrangements. A luncheon of homemade so.up and sandwiches, topped by a v a r i e t y of homemade pies will be served from eleven until one o'clock. The same menu will be repeated* during Ihe evening from five until eight o'clock. There also will be novelty TV snacks a v a i l a b l e for Clirislmas g i v i n g and cranberry relish for sale. The stage auditorium will be decorated in the Christmas theme by Mrs. Harold Wyand and Mrs. Elaine I)uey. Everyone is welcome to come ami view the splendid display to find that wliich Is original in their Christmas buying. w i t h i n green nel and s a t i n ribbons, and hacked by gold angel wings and balls were presented lo everyone. These were hand crealed by the members of the committee on arrangements. Especially honored d u r i n g the .evening were Ihe past presidents of the Kunkslown Homemakers Club. These included Mrs. Clarence Leo, Mrs. C. W. Thurslon, Mrs. S. 0. M a t t h e w s , Mrs. W a l t e r Cearfoss. Mrs. John H o f f m a n , Mrs. P. T. H u l l and Mrs. H a r r y M a r t i n . Mrs. .1 o b n Stotlomcyer, president of the County Council of Homemakers Clubs, was given a special warm recognition for her splendid work during her term of office, tn turn Mrs. Stollomyer (hanked the ladies for (heir help ami noted (ho spirit of friendliness and the homey feeling thai abounds w i t h i n the group. Miss Imogcne Homino. the Home Demonstration Agent, was welcomed, and the officers of Ihe club, including the 1st vice-president, Mrs. Stanley G l i n i a k ; the 2nd vice-president, Mrs. Adolph K r i z ; (be secretary, Mrs. W i l l i a m Park in: Hie assistant secretary, Mrs.' Fred Ilenner: and Ihc treasurer, M r s . Donald Ilar- iKiuch. Mrs. Newcomer then noted t h a t it was a t r a d i t i o n for those with a perfect a t t e n d a n c e lo be recognized d u r i n g the C h r i s t m a s b a n q u e t and it was found t h a t six persons had a perfect a t t e n d a n c e and a large group had missed only one m e r l i n s and that was due to (ho heavy snow of last winter. Mrs. I. B. Chambers served as (he program c h a i r m a n . Appearing first on the splendid program was Mrs. Laura Melzer wilh a cheery song thai came oul as "Happy Christmas, Merry Christmas," making it personal with words o! greeting to the president and Miss Komino, An imprcs sive candlelight service, wilh Mrs. John H o f f m a n , reader embodied thoughts of Christ mas, including the time for friendship, a lime lo conn these as treasures; a lime o g i v i n g of one's love and joy and of good-will toward al men. The Ten C o m m a n d m e n t s of Christmas were re cited, as each of the ladici representing a command m e n t , plaeed a lighted candh into one g r o u p i n g , wilh the gleam of tlic constructive Iboughls r a d i a t i n g into the d a r k n e s s . A solo, "The Hills of .In dca," sung by Mi.ss Madge Charles, was well received putting everybody inlo the mood as they accompanici her in the singing of "While Christmas." Miss Anna War rcnfellz accompanied al Ihc piano. As everyone joinei h a n d s in a circle of friend ship, Mrs. Stanley Glinial gave a "Christmas Prayer, and the group all sang UK beautiful "Silcm Nighl" in closing. Then, lo the merry jingle o; bells, Santa appeared, ' anr everyone was even merrier as he distributed the gifts, and all compared their treasures. However, the members also practiced w h a t they were preaching, for they were sharing also. To the back of the auditorium was a large (able, completely laden with gifts, to be distributed lo worthy patients in one of the local hospitals. This was literally overflowing, and a tribute lo their generosity. The ladies who were in charge of decorating for Hie party, under (he chairmanship of Mrs. P. T, Hull, were Mrs. Douglas Fletcher, Mrs. J. E. Powles, Mrs. Waldo Arnetl, Mrs. Clark Spilzcr, Mrs. Frank Minnick, and Mrs. Lester liidenour. Miss Rosemary Catherine Torrine who will become the bride of George Joseph Ko- Icga in a post-Christmas wedding ceremony, has been entertained extensively by her friends during Ihe weeks preceding her marriage. The couple will wed on Wednesday, December 27, in SI. Joseph's Catholic Church, Halfway. Informal Parly The betrothed couple were entertained on Saturday, November 11, at an informal .parly given by Miss Martha Sloner at her home, 223 E. Irvin Ave. Miss Stoncr will he a bridesmaid at Miss Torrinc's wedding. Attending the evcnl were Mr. and Mrs. Barry Barlup, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Summers, Miss " Joanne M u l l c n - dore, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whiled, Philip Reardon, Richard Crane and Charles Huycll. Crysliil-China Tea On Saturday, November 25, Mrs. Joseph Gordon and Miss .loannc Mullcndore who will both be in Ihc wedding party, cnlerlained for Miss Torrine nl a crystal and china shower and tea given al Miss Muilcn- dore's home; Bill Mulberry Ave. An a u t u m n motif was cm- ployed in decorations for the home as f l o r a l designs in the fall, tones enhanced the setting. Guests were Mrs. Nicholas Torrine, the bride - elect's mother; Mrs. .1. Lee M u l l c n - dore, Miss Martha Sloner, Miss Moira Donohue, Mrs. W i l l i a m Rhodes, Mrs. Roberl Slart/.man, Mrs. Jacob Summers, and Miss Doris Friedman. Sisters E n t e r t a i n The Misses Augusta and Nc- omi Ccarfpss were hostesses to a miscellaneous bridal shower for Miss · Torrine on Tuesday. November 28. The Cearfoss home, 35 North Ave.. was the selling of Ihc bridal parly. Invited guests included Mrs. Torrine, Miss Amelia Rossi, Mrs. Ronald Gibbons, Mrs. Charles Harsh, Mrs. Scott McKane, Mrs. Veronica M a r t i n , Mrs. Clinton Gibbons, Mrs. B e n j a m i n Moss, Mrs. John Filipovilz, Mrs. Jacob Vorous, Mrs. Ralph Eichelbcrgcr, Mrs. Adolphus Uossi, Miss Joanne Mullcndore, Mrs. Roberl Thoinburg, Mrs. Hcnson Bowser. Mrs. Carl Moulden Mrs, C. Paul Jones, Mrs. Fred McSherry, Mrs. Eugene South, Mrs. Tliurman Mowcn, Mrs. Brewer Stouffer, Mrs. E. J. Donohue, Mrs. Grace Downin, Mrs. Lewis Beard, and AIJss Martha Sloncr. Parly Mrs. Charles N. Harsh, 116 S. Conocochcagiie St., Wll- llnmsport, BIIVD n bridal shower for Miss Torrine on Friday, December 1, Honorary-hostess was Mrs. Hnrsh's daughter, Mrs. Donald Buckley, Ihe former Mary Nell Harsh, close friend of the bride-to-be. Mrs. Buckley now resides in Johnson City. N. Y. Mrs. Buckley telephoned her best wishes to Ihc honored guest during Ihe party. Williamsport friends who gathered for (he affair were Miss Lolela M u m m c r l , Mrs. Hcnson Bowser, Mrs. Norman AlcCardell, Mrs. Anna Unscl, Miss M a r g a r e t Jenkins and Ihe bridc-lo-bc's mother, Mrs. Torrine. Cocklail Parly Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Moss and Mr. and Mrs. llob- crl Thornburg entertained al a eoeklail parly on Sunday, December 3, for Miss Torrine and her fiance, Mr. Kolega. The Sharnsburg Pike home qf Mr. and Mrs. Moss was the scene of the parly. Thirty guests were present lo greet Ihc betrothed couple. Silver anil while predominated in Ihe home decor which glowed in a C h r i s t m a s and wedding llieme. A white Christmas tree centered the serving (able while wedding hells anil while flowers marked another lable. Rehearsal Parly Mr. and Mrs. John Kolega, brother and sister-in-law of the prospective bridegroom, of Johnstown, Pa., will entertain the wedding parly following (he church rehearsal on Tuesday, December 2G. The affair will he given at the Hotel Alexander. Smithsburg Scouts Take Instruction Twelve Girl Scouts of Troop 2 in Smilbsburg arc currently receiving 15 hours of special First Aid jnslruclion given by Mrs. Ituby Binklcy and Mrs. Pearl Poper of the C o m m u n i t y Rescue Service. Highlight of the course was the First Aid treatment given to mock victims; .lames Cassell. Kick Opel and Sonny Stern of Braddock Hgts. Mr. Stern is a prc-medical student al Shepherd College and a member of the Community Rescue Squad. Other members of the Iroop received First Aid instruction lasl year. Mrs. Paul Hurbanis is Iroop leader. Shetland* with "The Knowing Look" byNTGREGOR 916 BCAT CRU-NECK PULLOVER $10.95 BIG BEAT Vce-Pullover BIG BEAT CARDIGAN $13.95 Sumptuous Shetland Wool from the world famous Shetland Isles off Scotland-with new American (ouches. Made in a softly rolled, resilient knit. It comes up light and frothy as sea-foam, moves with you and holds its shape. Wonderfully weightless for easy comfort, yel gives you marathon wearability. 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