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Durkee family - St. Nhtrv's FIVE GENERATIONS — Present at the...
St. Nhtrv's FIVE GENERATIONS — Present at the Durkee family reunion held on Christmas day were the five generations pictured here: Mrs. Hay Bissonnettc, Rte. 2 'standing); her laliier, Oscar Durkee, Coon St.; her son, Bruce, Hie. 2, holding his daughter, Susie; her grandfather Ed Durkee, Star Rte. 2,—(Daily News Photo) Glorifying Yourself By ALICIA WART NEA Beauty Editor The New Year is the best time ID start putting all those beauty resolutions into practice;. The first one probably concerns diet, whether it involves 'taking off just a few pjuncts gained during the holidays a good many pounds. Since mere s a suggestion of both austerity and the clean slate about the New Year, it's the right atmosphere in which to begin your diet. You'll find that you've plenty company. Lots of other American women will be doing the same thing. Wmle you're changing your eating habits land that's what a diet really means), you might want change your rest habits, too. You may have gotten into the bad habit of staying up late during the holiday season. If so, now's the lime to set. yourself a regular bedtime hour .and keep it. If you like to read before you go to sleep, get yourself into bed half an hour and -a general look of good health. It really isn't mysterious, after all. Keeping the collar of your wint- ler coat clean and free of makeup can be a problem. About, the best method known to womankind is the use of the scarf. Then you have a new problem: keeping the scarf cloan. The answer to this one is a f.'equont change of scarves. And no fair wearing a scarf that's dingy, one that's been washed and either faded or had its colors run together or one that clashes with your coat. It is a sort of beauty aid after all! Personals Mr. and Mrs. Jim McCormick and son, Mark, are arriving to spend a few days with Mr. and Mrs. George Clement. lOKi'Randall Ave. Miss Betty Hint/, returned to Milwaukee - Thursday night. She spent Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Algol Olson, 727 Thaycr St. She is a student at Milwaukee County School of Nursing. Lt. and Mrs. Mel Sensenbrenner are visiting Mr. and Mrs. B. ,1. Hospital Notes nirlh. A daughter, born Dee. 20. to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Stafloul, -117 W. Edgar St. Admissions. Mrs. Allen Gee. .108 Mt-sscr SI Mrs. Anna Huibis. Hte. 1. Charles Hosner, Phelps. Douglas Bowman, Lake Julia Pel. Sue Griffin, Eagle Hiver. Peter Uihlein, Milwaukee. Mrs. Robert Singer. Hte. 2. Mrs. Frank Hair, Cramlon. Mrs. William Koenig, till Pelican St. i\Irs. Gerald H. Barrett, 273 Johnson St. Dismissals. John Christnovieh, Argonne. Earl J. Mattson, Clifton Hotel Lloyd Baudhuin, Gen. Del. Durkee Family Holds Annual Reunion Party A reunion of the Durkee family is held annually at Christmas time. Patriarch of the group is 82-year- old Ed Durkee, who has lived with his daughter, Mrs. Raymond Scott, Star Hte. 2, for the past l. r . years. This year the family, which no longer can be accommodated In the average-si/.e homo, held its party in Mie Pine Lake Town Hall on Christmas day. Traditionally, movies were shown of the previous reunion and Christmas carols were sung. Later Santa Clans made an ii|>- pearancc and distributed gifts to the children from Grandpa Durkee who knows the names of even the youngest present. (He was runner- up for "father of the year" in a local fathers day contest held last June.) In return, the families presented Mr. Durkee with Christmas presents. All of Mr. Dm'kee's relatives were there with the exception of one nephew. They were: Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Durkee and children, Mr. and Mrs. William Bennett and children, Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Bennett and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Crupi and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Peschek and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lang and children, Mrs. Theodore Jankowski and son, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Scott and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bissonnetle and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Bissonnette and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Stevens and daughter (another great-great grandchild). In addition, to make Mr. Dur- kcC's day complete, many friends and neighbors slopped in and remained to join the family fun.

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 27 Dec 1957, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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