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april 1947 - BEACH CITY'S BEST COFFEE MAKER Mrs. Wingate...
BEACH CITY'S BEST COFFEE MAKER Mrs. Wingate Active At Age Of 84 BEACH CITY—One of the more active of the older group of residents residents of the village is Mrs. Margaret Margaret Wingate, who still is considered considered the best coffee-maker at church banquets despite her nearly 84 years. An active member of the Beach ity Methodist church for which she has served as treasurer the past 10 years she is teacher of the Dorcas class, known as the 100 )er cent class due to full attendance attendance of its members, most of whom are in their 70's and 80's. She also belongs to the Woman's Society Society of Christian Serviee of the church and is a member of the 'ythian Sisters, Daughters of Veterans Veterans of. the Civil war, and the Study and Hollyhock clubs of Beach City and the Order of the Eastern Stars at Boliver, taking an active part in all activities of he organizations. =s= # * MRS. WINGATE, a native of Josburg, Ind., came to Beach Ity with her husband, the late A. B. Wingate, about 47 years ago. She met her husband when she vent to New- Cumberland, O. to 'isit relatives, at /ears. She had the age of 25 been teaching chool in Indiana but did not re- urn to the Hoosier state after meeting and marrying Wingate, also a teacher. She taught in a ountry school near New Cumber- and which was Wingate's birth)lace, birth)lace, the school having been id- ntified as Old Grove school. Wingate Wingate taught at New Cumberland. A few years later both Mr. and Mrs. Wingate went to Sherrods- rille where the former became uperintendent of the school and Mrs. Wingate taught the primary grades. They remained two years .fter which they went to Bowers on where they taught seven years XL the same capacity. Coming to Beach City, Wingate taught 10 'ears in the local school before ntering the insurance business Later, he became deputy recorder for a period of two years and was elected county recorder for a term. Wingate became postmaster 01 Beach City in 1923, a position he held 14 years until ill health forced his retirement. Mrs. Wingate served as assistant postmaster during during her husband's tenure of office, Wingate died in 1937. Mrs. Wingate, who lives with her niece, Mrs. Matt Rairdon and husband, is seldom idle and crochets crochets many pieces of handwork. In fact, she is able to complete a good sized doily in a day's time and has completed an afghan. She reads the Bible almost daily. Although Although her grandmother lived to be 92 years of age and her mother, 84 years old, she doesn't necessarily necessarily believe their advanced ages have anything to do with her achieving achieving a long life. In fact, she doesn't know why she has been fortunate fortunate enough to live so long and so active a life but she enjoys herself herself and looks forward to continuing continuing her activities, hoping for a continuance continuance of good health. MRS. MARGARET WINGATE Society Hears Church Pastor At Meeting WILMOT — The Rev. S. Bass, pastor gave an of the Methodist church interesting talk on the subject, "The Lord Is My Shepherd," Shepherd," as a feature of a meeting held in the church annex. Mrs. Henry Reed, Mrs. Robert Kurtzman Kurtzman and Mrs. Edson Harrold were hostesses for the meeting -which was attended by 20 members and six guests. Mrs. Margaret Harrold presided at the meeting which was opened by the singing of the hymn, "Show- E1 - OU p""'were «•«• nf Ulac-oinrTr" QTlH "StITOof TTnilT ».- T rt Initiated In Honor Society NAVARRE—Seven new mem bers who recently became eligible to the Navarre chapter of the National National Honor society were initiated recently at Navarre high school by- present members of the society, all of whom are seniors. Newly chosen members of the society are Darrelyn Lewis and Marilyn McDowell, seniors and Alice Foster, Alice Harberli, Ruth ers of Blessings" and "Sweet Hour of Prayer." Mrs. Kurtzman read the 15th chapter of Corinthians as the Scripture lesson and the min ister offered prayer which was followed by the singing of the hymn, "Stepping in the Light." Mrs. Clara Lenz was in charge of a program which consisted of a piano selection by Mrs. N. A. Yoder; Yoder; a reading, "A Forgiving Day" by Mrs. Roy Meese; piano number, Miss Helen Good and a reading, 'The Legend of the Dogwood Tree' 1 by Mrs. Harrold. Mrs. C. E. Barr and Mrs. Margaret Schoeni, Twila Shetler and Donald Colasurd, juniors. They were elected on the basis of scholarship, leadership and character. Members who initiated the new Gretzinger, Mary Jean Swaller, Myron Netzly, Mabel Keith and Eileen Rockstroh. Rockstroh. Elton Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cline had as recent guests Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harold Vickers of Stanwood, Ralph Pomeroy of Massillon and Jess Amon of Brewster. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hoover spent the weekend in Wheeling, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. Hoover and son, Oscar

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  1. The Evening Independent,
  2. 12 Apr 1947, Sat,
  3. Page 12

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