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Wednesday, December 15, 1937
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THE DAILY HOME NEWS, NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15. 1937. PAGE FIFTEEN Metuchen News ! ABEL HANSEN METUCHEN G. 0. P. CLUB WILL MEET Christmas Party Will Be Held Tomorrow Night At Legion Home METUCHEN, Dec. 15.-An Invitation is extended to local Republicans to attend the Christmas party Riven by the Metuchen Republican Club tomorrow night in the Amor-. 1 : i - - t- i i . . ' juan uegion Home, ueoi go xiuuciy, pianist, will play for group singing end dancing. There will be a Christmas tree and Santa Claus. Each person attending is asked to bring a ten cent gift for exchange. Refreshments will be served. Members of the committee are Miss Jlelen C. Stevens, Mrs. Holger Holm, Mrs. Eric Schuster. Mrs. Huyler Romond, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Rack. D. A. K. Elects Officer Julia TT Roth Council Daughters Bf America, Mrs. Evelyn, Ernsl;, councilor, met Monday njght. The following officers were elected: Councilor, Mrs. Ethel Beck; associate councilor, Mips Mary Jackson; vice councilor, Mrs. Margaret Ke-bel; associate vice councilor, Miss Olive Gutist; conductor, Mrs. Ann Young; warden, Mrs. Anna Deck; Inside sentinel, Mrs. Maude Epting; associate recording secretary, Mrs. Catherine Knudson. , Following the business session, a ' ialamagundi party was held with six tables In play. The prize win-tiers were Mrs. Mae Fauroat, Mrs. Ethel Beck,' Miss Eleanor Drake and Miss Anna Cornell. The next meeting will be held December 27 when state officers will make their Cfficlal visit. rersona! Items Miss Lucille Manning spent the Week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Manning. Everett Rich of Flushing, L. I., place spent Sunday in New York, was a week-end visitor in town. E. R. Donnan of Washington Karl Anderson and family of Myrtle avenue were Newark visitors Saturday. Lone Eagle Council, Sons and Daughters of Liberty. Miss Doris Dohl, councilor, will hold a covered dish supper and Christmas party tonight in Junior Hall. Trustees of the Baptist Church met last night at the home of A. E. James on Middlesex avenue. The Mite Club and Ladies' Aid Society of the Baptist Church will hold a Christmas party Friday night in the church for the Sunday chool -children. The special Thanksgiving offering of the Reformed Church nmounted to $484.15. It is expected this amount will be increased to $500. A friend of the church ha3 promised an additional $500 in or-1 treasurer of the Perth Amooy der to reduce the church debt by Euilding and Loan Association and LITERARY GROUP HOLDS MEETING B. I. L. Department Opens Season in Metuchen v At League House NEW MARKET SCHOOLS LIST HONOR ROLLS NEW MARKET. Dee. 15 -- Mi . Ruth Hansen, teacher in the six'l) grade of the New Market School, Imi announced the children v.hi are lintcd on the honor roll for the second marking period. The at u tlrnt a are John Fisher, ('.enevieve Cullen, John Hunt In;;, John Kloosl ei nian, , William Kruiek, Catherine Mnliclc, Fred Roth, John Selrnko Commendable list includes Stephir. Ch!":cr, Carmela Finnuchlo, Helen Grynlal;, KnuJ Hennansen, Helen Jmi:c3, James Kubalick, Josepn Roster, Julia Kramer, John Lcseye, Rnwn Njisilpn .Ipnn Su'cpnrv n 1 METl'CHEN. Dec. 15. Literary Muvray Trarv. RITES TOMORROW FOR ABEL HANSEN Fords Porcelain Works Head Died Yesterday: Was Native Of Denmark 31ETICHEN. Dec. 15 Funeral services for Abel Hansen, 74. owner of ihe Fords Porcelain Woj-ks who died at his home, Maplchurst, on Amboy avenue yesterday after several months' illness, will be held tomorrQw afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home. The Rev. Dr. Frederic D. Niedernieyer, of the First Presbyterian Church of Perth Amboy will officiate. Burial will be in Alpine Cemetery. Perth Amboy. Mr. Hansen during the World War was food administrator for the Perth Amboy district. He wa.i born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and camy to this country when a young man. Mr. Hansen learned about, manufacture and baking cf clay at Es-berg, Denmark, and then came lu the United States. Mr. Hansen was employed for a while at the Perth Amboy Terra Cotta Company and then with the Standard Terra Company, with whom he stayed for 1" years then went into business for himself. Ho established the Ford.; Porcelain Works and remained at the head of the works to the day of his death. llr. Hansen was president of tha Fords National Bank, vice prei-c' of the Raritan Trust Company, $1,000. NON-SUPPORT CHARGE HEARD AT METUCHEN METUCHEN, Dec. 15 William If. Scruggs, 38. of 154 Central avenue, was reprimanded and placed n probation by Recorder Arthur K Hillpot last night after charges of non-support had been brought against him by the Rev. George A. Humphries, relief director. Humphries charged that he had neglected, his 18-ycar-old son. Scruggs promised to care for him In tb5 future. had also served as president of the New Jersey Clay Workers Association. He was a member of the board of governors of the Perth Amboy General Hospital, member of the New Tork Athletic Club. Raiitan Yacht Club and East Jersey Club. Mr. Hansen is survived by hi. wife, Mrs. Caroline Hansen, two daughters, Mrs. Sidney W. Talbot of Bridgeport, Conn., and Mri Everett Gordon Reid, of Metuche:i, and one son, Irving Abel Hansen. works of the pre-war decades were discussed at the first meeting of the season of the literature depait-nient of the Borough Improvement League held yesterday afternoon at the Lcaguo Hous-e. The topic for discussion was "The Turn of the Century. 1000-1918." Mrs. Y. E. Lebedeff wus In charge of the discussion and reviewed the outstanding authors and woiks of the period. The topic of the department for the year is "Outstanding Books of the Twentieth Century." Mrs. A. A. Turner is chairman of the department. Three book reviews were given by members of the department. Mrs. Frederick Zimmerman reviewed "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come," by John Fox Jr., a Civil War story. Mrs. Lincoln Jones gave a talk on "Of Human Bondage," by W. Somerset Maugham, one of the outstanding authors of the period, and Mrs. Gerald Fitzgerald reviewed "My Antonla," by Willa Gathers, a story of life in Nebraska. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Turner, assisted by Mrs. Lebedeff, Mrs. Sam C. Schenck Jr. and Mrs. J. R. Westbrook. The next meeting of the department will be held Tuesday, January 11, In the League House. Mrs. J. R. West-brook will be in charge. The topic for discussion will be "The Postwar Period, 1919-1909." The regular Christmas meeting of the league will be held tomor row afternoon in the League House j now attendin with Miss Dorothv Jenkins as euest i School and are speaker. She will address the club on "What You Can Do at Christmas." Mrs. E. A. Burroughs, club president, will conduct the business session. The music and garden departments will be in charge. DOORWAY CONTEST TO BE CONDUCTED Metuchen Garden Club Will Offer Prizes For Best Decorated Doorway GIRL SCOUT TROOP TO HONOR BIRTHDAY METUCHEN, Dec. 15 The fifth anniversary of the founding of Girl Scout Troop No. 2 will be observed by the troop at a meeting this evening In the Legion Memorial Horn.: A special program has been planned, under the direction of Miss Iletty Magill, captain, and Mis-Jean Dewcnder, lieutenant. Invitations to attend this affair have been issued to all former members of the troop. GRASS FIRE THREAT TO SEVERAL GARAGES JIETUCHEX, Dec 15 Both Metuchen fire companies were called out at 3:30 p. m. yesterday to fight a, grass fire which threatened garages and other property on Division street in the south end cf town. The fire was extinguished without damage to any property. Very high grass behind the properties and a brisk wind caused the flamei to travel through the field at high epeed. N-E-W-S! To All Who Want TYPEWRITERS Our easy payment plan makes it possible for anyone to own t guaranteed factory rebuilt ma -bine of any standard make. Down Delivers Machine $3 B0HLKE WILL SPEAK AT ROTARY MEETING METUCHEN, Dec. 15 William C. Bohlke of 220 Amboy avenue will be guest speaker at the regular dinner meeting of the Metuchen Rotary Club tomorrow evening at 6:30 o'clock at the Metuchen Inn. The local resident will speak on "Radio, Today and Tomorrow " Thi Rev. John J. Foley, president, will conduct the meeting. T AUXILIARY WILL ENTERTAIN CHILDREN METUCHEN, Dec. lb-Plans' hava been completed by the Y. M. C. A. Women's Auxiliary for' its Christmas party for children to be held in the "Y" Wednesday, December 29. All children In the borough are invited to attend. A marionette show also will be presented for the entertainment of the children. The affair will begin at 2 p. ra. METUCHEN, Dec. 15. TUe annual Christmas doorway decoration contest, held each year by the local Garden Club, will again be held In the borough, with all residents in-vitPd to participate. Plans for the contest were discussed at a meeting of the Garden Club held Monday evening in the League House on Middlesex avenue. Mr.. W. Robert Hale was named to head the committee in charge of the contest this year. Entries must be submitted to Mrs. Hale, or a member of the committee which will be named, before Christmas Eve. The judging will take place some time between i Christmas and New Year's Day. Mrs. E. A. Burroughs, president of the Borough Improvement League, has been named to assist Mrs. Hale and the rest of the committee will be appointed this week. Full details of the contest will also be announced later this week. The League House was attrac- i tively decorated for the meeting. Mrs. Hal eand Mrs. John Rolfe were in charge of the decorations. Games were played and prizes were awarded to Mrs. Arthur K. Hillpot Mrs. J. P. Remensnyder and Mrs. Rolfe were in charge of the games. Each member brought a jar of jelly to the meeting and Mrs. A. C. Allison was awarded a prize for the best wrapping about the jar. The jellies will be turned over to the bencficient committee of the Borough Improvement League, which is preparing Christmas baskets. Mrs. Roy Minton, president,-conducted the meeting. The next meeting will be held in the League House on Monday, January 10. Classruini Notm Attendance in til'J has been good up to L'errmlier according; to n ar nouncement made, by Miss Evelyn Hoffman, teacher. This month the is dropping clue to many of the students having colds Arthur Mathis has been absent from the class for more than n werdt. Helen Mudryk of 6E hM moved to New York. Steve Czak has hern promoted to the seven! n grade because of good work. Fifth grade pupils are busily en ga;ed watching license plati Counties are studied in connection wl'.h the studying of New Jersey Sn social Btudies class. Mary Finnuchio Is slowly improving In St. Peter's Hospital. New Brunswick, where she is suffering with pneumonia. Mary is a member of Mrs, M. H. Kinas' 8K clas." Jeannette Rcdshaw of the class visited in Franklin over the weekend and brought back samples ol zinc ores to the class. English claas has piesentcd an original play called "Mrs. Tweedle's Christma' Eve." Members of the cast were Patricia Ixng, Helen Pravda, Oert' rude Hoffman, Olga Meski, Helen Kowalsko, Agnes Soficld and Beatrice Saflna. Mrs. Helen Behmer and Mr Anna S. Coneys of the faculty visited other schools Friday. Two girls of 70, Evelyn Moore and Mary Johns, were check girls at the P. T. A. bazaar Friday nigh. Mary Rrrtueri and her brother are the New Market in the eighth and sixth grades respectively. Robert Wolinetz has been absent from school the past three days due to i sore throat. Eighth grade hi.'.-tory clashes are malting baskets illustrating the influence of scienc? and invention in history. Mrs. Viola Johns has announced the following pupils on the honor roll: High honor, Alfred Hunting; honor, Thelma Burton. Alire Mae McOrath. Grace Remley, Nad'a Sadowsky, Patricia Stage, Anna Tkach, Jean Voorhees. Stella Zakol- ski; commendable, Elizabe.h Dewees, Florence Foersch, Anna Mav Gray, Ralph Hill, Ruth Kelly Ruth Konecnik, Mary McAudey. James Mooney, Fiances Piatt and Dorothy Weissert. i Marie Hartel has returned to the class after being detained at home by illness. Sixth grade hygiene classes are beginning a unit on "Foods and their Relationship tc H-alth." The pupils in 7D, Miss H. M. Delaney, teacher, are making illustrations for the - bulletin board which ihey arc going to call "Our Christmas Seal-." They are goinj to be on exhibition the week before vacation. D has already exceeded its quota for Christmas seals for the 1937 tuberculosis campaign. Members of Miss Ann Mon-aghan's reception and first grades Piscataway Township News are tudying community hclperu Lait week the class was tnught the activities of the poll o department. Class will make Christmas presents. Members of the honor roll as announced by .Mrs. Vcrna D, Kllner, teacher In the second grade, are Sophie Cuba, Wallace Graves, Mar Gr.iy, Stella IxiputUi, Marie Luliaj. Doris Mnndell, Richard Olsen and John Whlddon. Doris Mandril, Richard Olnen am.' Ruth I.uthnian hav returned In school after bring ill for a weeit Thi room monitors for tne wrc'C are Joyce Hughes and Joan Steel. Eugene Hunting is ou the higli fionor roll In the second grade. Dorothy Johns underwent n minor operation In Middlesex Getter dl Hospital, New Brunswick, Monday and will return to her home today. The second grade, under the di rertion of Miss Elizabeth Bacon, U studying shepherd life in Palestine Stories like "Boyhood of David,' have been told and discussed. Pictures of sheep and shepherd life hae been brought to the class. Tho children are planning to make a moving picture which will rumple. their study of these people. MISS JANET HUNT BACK FROM HOSPITAL AFTER PLANE CRASH NEW MARKET. Dec. 15. M i 9 s Janet Hunt of Stelton road will return to her home Saturday from the Point Pleasant Hospital where she has been confined for the past three months due to Injuries In an airplane accident. Personal Items Mr. and Mrs. William Lockwood of Stelton road entertained Mrs. Nacy Buttinger, Mrs. Ronald But-tinger, George Michaels and Ronald Buttinger Jr. of Englewood yesterday. Mrs. Arthur Schermond of Plain-field visited Mrs. Edward Erber Tuesday. Mrs. Emma Nasdeo of Metbr's lane visited Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Ross of Astoria, L. I. Mrs. Susan McManus of West Fifth street entertained Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Kane of Jersey City and Daniel and James Bracken and Gilbert Renley of Pittsburgh, Pa. Look Wha Is Here ! GORDON RAZOR BLADES Made to fit all new and old double and single edge razors. I Guaranteed to pive elyht to ten irri-ct shaves. Sinple or double edged bhifles. 3 for lUc; S for lac Special oflVr! With every $1 jur-chase of Gordon's Razor lilndes a larse tube of Gordon's Shaving Cream will be given FKKK. I.otii I). lOnsthurn. Afient.. Wholesale and Retail. For sale also at Drug, f ifjar and Grocery Stores. o6-tf 4 Single Edge Blades for 10c DUNELLEN TEACHER RESIGNS FROM JOB: WOMEN DEMOCRATS CONDUCT MEETING Piscataway Township Club Entertains County Unit At New Market NEW MARKET, Dec. 15,-Members of the Middlesex County Women's Democratic Club planned to distribute Christmas caandy to patients in the Roosevelt Hospital, Metuchen, last night at a regular meeting in the local flrehouse. The Piscataway Towiishlp Women's unit was the host. The county meeting was conducted by Mrs. Elizabeth Stlllwell of i Highland Park, president. The candy will be distributed Tuesday night by volunteer workers to more than 230 patient in the hospital. The committee will meet at the hospital at 7:30 o'clock. It was decided to contribute $5 to the Middlesex County Tuberculosis League. Two new members, Mrs. Elizabeth Pfeiffer, president of the PIs-catawaytown Club, and Mrs. Julius Engel, also 'of Plscatawaytown, were accepted. Mrs. Ethel Kirkpatrick, state committeewoman, spoke commending the women for their activity. Following the brief business meeting a Christmas entertainment was given. Memben of the local club taking part in a pantomime Included Mrs. Willard Harrell, Mrs. William Lockwood, Mrs. Paul Meyers, Mrs. Anton B. Krug and Mrs. Joseph Josephs. The local club met preceding the meeting of the county unit with Mrs. Krug, president in charge. Mrs. Harrell, chairman of the ways and means committee announced the snowball dance to be held on January H In Vurray's Tavern. A prize will be awarded to the member selling the greetest numhpr of tickets to the affair. She also announced the next meetine January 11 when a penny sale will be held. A new blanket club was started by the elub and Mrs. John McCaw-ley was appointed in charg. The club voted to contribute $5 towards the Christmas seal sale. CHURCH PLAYERS TO GIVE COMEDY New Market Church Group Wiil Present Play At Grange Hall Jan. 14 NEW MARKET, Dec. 15-Tickets arc on Kale for "Mama's P.aby Boy,'' a 4hree-aet comedy by Chi'.rlcs George tc be presented Friday evening, January 11, In the New-Market Grange Hall by the Robert A. Naglo P.lble-Class of the Firs' Baptist Church. Members of the Young People s PoHcty besides members of the Bible class are taking part. Mrs, Alice Voorhees, vice president of Ihe class, Is general chair man of the committee. Mis. Voorhees is directing the activities of thn rlnss In the absence of MIm Grace Pierson, president. Members of the cast include the following: Mrs. Alice Vuorhees, Mr. Mclean, the leading part: Elr.ton Grcnnlnger, Luther Ionj, the leading man; Mrs, Mae Osborne, Mrs. Blackburn, Mrs. MeLean'i! mother; Fred Cat heart, Sheppard McLean, the baby boy; Mrs. Cornelia Taylor, Julie, Mr. Ijong daughter; Fred Harris, Wilbur; Mrs. Emily Taylor. Sylvia Klin.', Wilbur i girl friend; Mrs. Helen Weishecker, Mrs. Anglin, personal friend of Mrs. Mclean; Mrs. Myr'le Adcmpsky, Cynthia Anglin; Mis. Anna Loessel, Mlnnfe, the colore! maid; James Emery, Max Moore, real estate agent. Assisting Mrs. Voorhees on the committee are: Program chairman. Mr. Emily Elliot; publicity, Miss Edytho Mae Gulick; hal) and chairs, Mrs. Maa Osborne; costume and stage, Mrs. Frederick Pnyder; tickets, Mrs. Blanche r.lcler; candy, Mrs. M. R. Palmer. The new London to Capetown air record Is now one fty, 21 hours, and six minutes. It was set by A. E. Clouston and Mrs. Betty Klrby Green, In a da Havil- i land comet plane. "Old Faithful" geyser broke away from It'i 65-minute schedule on June 19, 1938, and spouted twice within 30 minutes. It then waited 82 minutes before erupting again. Money at Christmas Makes a Joyous Christmas Join Our Christmas Club Now New Brunswick Savings Institution Southwest Corner of George and Church Sts. New Brunswick. N. 3. Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. "A Mutual Savings Bank" niNEIXE.Y, Dec. 15. The Board of Education received the resignation of Mrs. Harriet Gilbert, effective January 3, at a meeting last nisht in the school, Mrs. Gilbert will teach in Orange. Mrs. Frank Burdick of Dunellen was appointed to replace her for the rest of the year. John P. Fabcr, chairman of the finance committee, reported a balance of $3,345.39 Frank Hodges reported the Johns Manville Company will take care of the leak in the school roof. Albert Carter was appointed to replace Robert Partaln as Janitor in the Lincoln School due to the latter's illness. Supervising Principal Ralph Crane reported the Christmas Carol Light service to be held In the Whitter School December 21. The short business meeting was conducted by Hugh B. Frey, prs-ident. BUSES For PRLNCETON Leave Safewav Ticket Offic i:ZQ 6:2a 6:50 7:20 A. SI. and Every Hour Until 11:20 P. M. 'Do not run Sundays or Holidays DUNELLEN Leave Safewav Ticket Office 5:45 6:45 A. M. And Every Hour Until 11:45 P. M. Does Not Run Sunday or Holidays Buses for Hire at Reasonable fricea SOMERSET BUS CO. PHONE WX8170 For Further Information No Toll Charge Personal Christmas. Cards A Large Selection Co we In and Look Them Over REED'S 391-393 George Street iliill s ' LIVINGSTON APARTMENTS Livingston Ave., and Townscnd Street Modem fireproof elevator Apartment Building, suites of two, three, four and five rooms de-signeu and equipped for light housekeeping. 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