Samuel Bard Descendants reunion-TDN-p.8-17 Sep 1954.
THE DAILY NEWS, CLUB 137 DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL BARD ATTEND REUNION One nundred and thirty-seven descendants of Samuel Bard gathered gathered at the Meth'.dist Training Camp in Newton Hamilton recent- Uie thirtieth annual rely rely for union. The dav was ideal for such an he of "™ "™ amely ~ Richard ~Dofter, at, Newto Mrs. Mary Bard Shet- Huntingdon; Jesse McKin- over wel- occasion and at noontime the large group enjoyed a bountiful meal. Grov.r C. Bard presided the business meeting- After coming the group he presented Mrs. Ednr. Hirst who spoke briefly. briefly. The secretary, Laura Mitchell, and the treasurer, Mr.s. Edna Hirst, gave thezr reports. It wad reported that seven members members had passed away during the in sti-y. Ohio; Mrs. Li!a StauUs, Beilefonte; George Mitchell, Mount Union R. D.; Charles Minnick, Scottdaie,' and Cecil McKinstry, Ryde. iVrs Giwer C Bard led in prayer in .memory of those departed. departed. Slw also gave a reading entitled entitled 'How To Visit- A Sick Person." Person." The prpsent officert, of the clan have been retained for another year. Prizes were a\va>ded, as follows: follows: oldest lady, Mrs. Clara Ii- vin, McVcytown, 78 years; oldest man, H«nry Knous^. Johnstown, 75; youngest person, Laryn Bard, Shirleysburg, 10V 2 months; Mrs. Martha Foesig, North Wales, Pa., traveling greatest distance; Mr. and Mi-:; Radford Mitchell of Mount Union R. D., oiost recently married couple. C. for the children and adults were played and prizes awarded the winners Mrs. Helen Prough, Mrs. Alice Hicks and Francis Hirst planned the entertainment. entertainment. , Next year's reunion will be on the last Saturday of August at the same place.