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I THE NEWPORT DAILY EXPRESS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1939 PAGE THREE the Canadian Legion, No. 78, B. E. 3 entertained at a dinner in the Community Hall in North Hatley, en the occasion of the presentation of the Charter. Thirty-eight members and guests were present, and among those seated at the head table were R.

G. Davidson, M. for Stanstead county and Comrade E. J. Struthers, past president of the Provincial Command.

A bountiful dinner was served after which a toast to the King was given. Brief remarks were made by Colonel McAnulty, Mr. Davidson and others, and after a short sing-song the festivities were concluded by the singing of "God Save The The Women's Society of the Universalist Church held a business meeting at the Manse on Thursday afternoon. Although there was a small attendance at this meeting, owing to the members all being so busy at this time, a number of important matters of business were settled. It was announced by the president, Mrs.

E. L. Conklin, that the Christmas party for the young people of the church would be held on Thursday, December 20th, and that the special Christmas Sunday service would be held on Sunday morning, December 24th. The decoration committee for this Sunday is Miss Frances Laythe and Miss Kath- arine Farman. The new robes which have been purchased for the choir will be worn by them at the Christmas service.

This will be the last meeting of the Women's Society until after the New Year. The December meeting of the International W. C. T. U.

was held at the home of Mrs. John Tilton, Stanstead, on Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The meeting opened with a devotional period with the reverent consideration of Psalm 46, followed by the reading of "A Prayer in Time of War" and closed with the chanting of the Lord's Prayer. Appeals for support, received from The Elizabeth Lund Home, Burlington, the Friendly Home, Montreal, and the Old Brewery Mission, Montreal, were discussed, and two dollars was voted to each of the Montreal charities. It was also voted to contribute various small articles for children's.

educational playtime in the Elizabeth Lund Home, as requested. Mrs. W. E. Hammond was in charge of the program and interesting material sent by Miss Colby was read and enjoyed.

A delicious tea was served by the hostess. Raymond Fregeau, M. L. A. for Stanstead, was appointed to work with president W.

L. McGannon and others to lead a movement designed to promote winter sports throughout the Eastern Townships at a meeting held at the Battle House in Magog, Tuesday evening. following a banquet attended by approximately -100 residents of various points in the District. Seated at the head table, with others, were the former C. E.

Soles of Stanstead, R. G. Davidson, M. P. for Stanstead and Raymond Fregeau, M.

L. A. for Stanstead. The Provincial government is interested in bringing American tourists to Canada, not only to spend money, but that the people of the two countries might meet in a friendly way through the medium of sports, was the idea stressed by Mr. Fregeau, stating that both governwere interested, not only in (financial aspect but in the value that it has in the matter of improving the physical well-being of the coming generation.

The Stanstead North Institute met at the Old Brick schoolhouse with a fair attendance. The president opened the with the Creed which was followed by the reading of the minutes of the October meeting and a report of the dinner and sale held in November. letter was also read from Mrs. Cameron, asking several questions on business matters. Mrs.

W. A. Abbott gave a very interesting account of the county meeting held at Way's Mills, Que. Annual reports have been received and a new framed picture of the convention held at Macdonald College last June has been placed in the W. I.

room as a gift from the county. Red Cross funds collected amounted to $66.50. Two very delightful poems were read by Mrs. R. Byers, "Wash sent by Mrs.

Hackett and "Boarding sent by Mrs. Colby and dated 1834. Mrs. C. Bliss, Convener, was authorized to send Christmas cheer to needy children.

The roll call was "An Gift" and among the responses was a New Zealand magazine shown by Mrs. LePoidevin. Miss Dorothy Flint exhibited a basket of gourds grown by herself, which were very unusual. Miss Mary Flint exhibited a hand woven pillow cover made from wool. Mrs.

C. Bliss read "Widder Green's Last Word" and the president held a contest in which the prize was won by Mrs. E. Hill. Consolation prizes went to Mrs.

R. Byers and Mrs L. Bliss. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Frank Abbott.

Dinner was served by Mrs. C. Bliss and Mrs. A. E.

Curtis. North Troy Cabana Morse A very pretty wedding took place Saturday evening, Nov. 18th at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cabana, when their son, Edward Cabana was united in marriage to Beulah Lorraine Morse of Cambridge, Mass.

The ceremony was performed by Rev. Hugh Thompson. The bride was becomingly gowned in bright blue velvet trimmed with silver and carried a bouquet of roses. The bride was attended by her most intimate friend, Miss Angelina Varelitis, who wore a rose petal pink crepe dress and carried a large bouquet of white carnations. The groom was attended by his close friend, Hyman Cohen of Boston, Those attending from away were the bride's mother, Mrs.

John Hastings, and Mrs. George Vargellitis, mother of the bridesmaid, who motored from Boston, accompanied by Hyman Cohen, the best man. Those present from Mansonville, and vicinity were Mr. and Mrs. Coty, Mr.

and Mrs. Cabana. grandparents of the groom; Mr. and Mrs. Levi Coty, Mr.

and Mrs. Joe Coty, Raymond Coty, uncles and jaunts of the groom; Hollis P. Morse, the bride's grandfather, 82 years of age; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cota and Mr.

and Mrs. Archie Cote; Mrs. George W. Wetherby, the bride's grandmother and son, Arnold and daughters, Beulah and Barbara, also Mildred, who came from Boston to be present; and Mr. and Mrs.

Wallace Sawyer of Newport. The bride was the recipient of many beautiful and useful gifts. After the ceremony refreshments were served including a beautiful wedding cake made by Mrs. Sam Cota. There were also three lovely birthday cakes in honor of the birthdays of the groom, the bride's younger brother, Warren, and the groom's mother, whose birthday was the following day.

School Notes Gordon Black has agreed to act as ski coach. There will be a meeting in Lyndonville on January 17, plus numerous other events. Beverly Taisey, Class of 1939, is on the "Dean's List" at Green Mountain Junior College. The second edition of the school paper should be out on December 22. There will be a public movie in the Congregational church on January 8.

Proceeds will be used to assist in the payment for the movie projector. American Legion and Auxiliary To Meet The regular meeting oi Jay Peak Post. American Legion, will be held at the home of Dr. D. J.

Sheehan, Monday evening. The American Legion Auxiliary will hold their meeting the same evening at the Hall. Following the disposal jof routine business the Auxiliary will sponsor a Christmas tree and party in which the Legion members will participate. St. Vincent de Paul Church Rev.

J. M. Mooney, Pastor Sunday Masses at 8:00 A. M. and 10:00 A.

M. Congregational and Baptist Churches Rev. Hugh Thompson, Minister Sunday school at 9:45 A. M. Morning worship at 10:45 A.

Young People's meeting at 7:00 o'clock. The junior choir is rehearsing Christmas carols for Sunday, Dec. 24. St. Augustine's Mission Rev.

A. B. Crichton, Priest-in-Charge The service tomorrow, the Third Sunday in Advent, will be: Morning Prayer and sermon at 9 o'clock. Ben Berry and children from New Hampshire are visiting Mr. and Mrs.

Albert Heath. H. P. Hood Sons have extended their weekly ice cream service to North Troy. J.

G. Allen is now engaged as traffic solicitor for Gay's Express of Bellows Falls. Betty Belair and Rachel Paquette were visitors for several days in Eastman, recently. Mrs. Alphonse Bergeron of Sherbrooke, is visiting at the home of Mr.

and Mrs. David Belair. Virginia Gardyne, who attends the Kathleen Dell School in Brookline, is home for the holidays. Mrs. Stephen Gaylor of Foster, is spending a few days with her daughter, Mrs.

George Page. R. D. Taisey has been spending the week in New York City on business in his capacity as salesman for Blair Veneer Co. A substantial sum was added to the treasury of the Friendly Class Union as a result of their cafeteria supper and sale held Thursday.

George Douglas of Newport and Mr. Loukx of Orleans were in town on business Friday in connection with H. P. Hood Sons business. Adrian and Adea Paquette and friend, Ralph Marchand of Eastman, were Sunday visitors of the former's parents, Mr.

and Mrs. Donat Paquette. Mrs. Sydney Dodge has closed her home in Jay and with Lucille has gone to Newport before leaving in a few days for North Carolina to spend the winter with her son, Ernest. Coventry Mr.

and Mrs. T. F. Curtis were in Burlington on Wednesday on business. Mrs.

A. C. Kennison was in Wolcott on Wednesday to visit her brother, Roland Denton, and family. Recent visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs.

A. C. Kennison were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Miller of Stockbridge, Mass.

Mr. and Mrs. Oral Chouquette and daughter of Stockbridge, were callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.

C. Kennison recently. Mrs. Elizabeth Burnor celebrated her 90th birthday on December 15. Mrs.

Burnor lives with her daughter, Mrs. Louise Trudeau. She enjoys SPEE'S SHEL TOWER Bull's-eye hits on the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee's nerve center-the main fire control tower. Circles or. this first photo of critical damage suffered during the day-long battle with three British cruisers show where two shells went clear through the tower, probably putting the warship's 11-inch guns out of action.

Radiophoto was flashed from Buenos Aires to New York. Below: Air view of the Admiral Graf Spee with arrow indicating fire control tower. good health and on fine days is able to get out for a short walk. Mrs. Francis Leonard entertained her Christmas Club on Tuesday, December 12.

A contest which had been going on the year was finished with side serving durine, the dinner at this meeting. Everyone enjoyed the Christmas tree and exchange of gifts in the afternoon. The Older Young People's group met December 10, for the purpose of reorganization. The officers were chcsen as follows: President, Kenneth Hilliker; vice-president, Rita, Morse; secretary, Thelma Dean; treasurer, John Hilliker; news reporter, Lillian Orne. Ruth Kennison, Effie Perry and Lillian Orne were chosen for the social committee and Rita Morse, Thelma Dean, and BarLara Green were chosen for a program committee.

It was voted that the group meet every other Sunday evening at 7:30 for their meetings at the home of the various members. A business and social meeting is to be held once a month, the date to be set by the social committee. The group also voted for a subscription to a Young People's paper. The dues are to be five cents a meeting for the purpose of paying for the. group's various, activities.

The rest of the evening was spent in pulling taffy candy. The next meeting is to be held at the home of Rita Morse, December 17, and all young people of high school age and over are asked to join there. It is hoped there will be a large number present. Church Notes Morning worship, third Sunday in Advent, service at 10:45. Sunday School at 12:00.

Young people's meeting at Rita Morse's home at 7:45. Sunday afternoon at 2:30 a rehearsal for the Christmas Eve service. "Why the Chimes will be presented with special music by the choirs on Christmas Eve in the Church. Barton Miss Frances Hoyt of Derry, N. spent last week-end with Mr.

and Mrs. H. W. Warner. Mr.

and Mrs. H. A. Elliott were in Newport Thursday to attend the funeral service for Charles A. Boright.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Lahue have moved to the house on Lake street recently vacated by D. C. Miller and family.

The W. C. T. U. is preparing Christmas boxes as usual.

Will those wishing to donate jelly and other delicacies please leave them at Mrs. Jennie Cutler's by December 21. Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Demick of Tupper Lake, N.

will be sorry to learn of the death of their 11 weeks' old son, Robert Lewis, on December 13, following a short illness. Mr. and Mrs. W. H.

Demick of this place were the grandparents of the little boy. Lyndonville contract. players in-' vaded Barton Wednesday evening and took the local boys for a little ride, running up a total score of 46,240 to Barton's 40.210. There were 11 tables in play, the fellows BARTON WOMAN'S CLUB IN CHRISTMAS MEETING In keeping with the Christmas season the Woman's Literary Club held its regular meeting in the club rooms on Wednesday evening, December 13, with 45 attending a delightful Christmas party, The room was made festive by a electrically lighted Christmas large, three small ones. The program was announced by Miss Sylvia Jarvis who first introduced the boys' trio composed of Thomas Mullaney, Jr.

Hazen Annis and Owen Bickford and accompanied by Miss Eleanor Kambour. They sang "The First Noel" and "Three Kings of Orient," which were enjoyed a great deal. Three contests were conducted by Miss Jarvis and assisted by Miss Kibby. The first contest in answering twenty questions was won by Mrs. Isabelle Cameron.

The secend contest was won by Miss Louise Bailey who found the greatest number of words in "Merry Christmas." The last contest in recognition of flowers, was won by Mrs. Afton Brooks. The singing cf Christmas carols led by Miss Jarvis and accompanied by Mrs. Norton was enjoyed by all. Mrs.

Jayne Willis brought a message from Santa' Claus and presented each person with a box from the tree. These boxes were supposed to, contain presents to meet each recipient's need. Refreshments of pop corn, candy, cookies and apples were served. Those serving on the committee were Mrs. Emaline Schoff, chairman, Mrs.

Hazel Annis, Mrs. Gladys Clark, Miss Clara Burgess, Miss Sylvia Jarvis and Miss Olive Metcalf. ARTHUR M. SMITH Arthur Melvin Smith was born in Derby February 11, 1887, one of a family of four sons of Albert J. and Minnie Wood Smith.

He attended school in Derby and West Derby. He was employed for quite a time at the pulp mill here, for a number of years was a fireman on the Boston and Maine railroad, and later worked as a mason's attendant. During most of life he 'lived at the home of his parents, his mother's death having occurred three years ago, and his father's last spring. He had been in poor health for over two years, his death occurring Sunday morning, December 3, at the home of his brother and wife. Mr.

and Mrs. Marshall J. Smith, Clyde Street, where he has been cared for the past five months. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon, December at the Curtis Funeral Home by the Rev. Arthur B.

Crichton, rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. There were many beautiful floral tributes in respect to the memory of this man. The bearers were Fred Shanty, L. J.

Whitehill, and Hollis Leavitt, former railroad associates of the deceased, and Clark Bickford, a friend and neighbor. Entombment was at the Pine Grove cemetery where interment will take place in the spring. The late Mr. Smith is survived by two brothers, Marshall of this city and William, of Scarboro, Me. He was a former member of Company the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, and the Foresters.

Card Of Thanks For the beautiful flowers, the cards sent, the food brought in, the cars loaned, and the many kindnesses extended during bereavement we wish to express our deep appreciation. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall J. Smith and son, Richard, William Smith.

East Holland Homer Selby had the misfortune to cut his foot badly last week. Miss Madeline Charland spent the weekend at her home in Morgan. The students from Derby Acedemy and Orleans High are at home for the holidays. McGivern and family have moved from Tice to Clarence Smith's tenement. Louisiana and Texas supply approximately one-third of the world demand for sulphur.

The two states mine and sell more than a million tons a year. WHO WILL HELP THESE VERMONT GIRLS? Features Of The Social Security Law Federal and Survivors Insurance NEW KINDS OF BENEFITS (Every person who has a Social Security account card has an interest in the new features of Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance which. go into effect January 1, 1940. For the benefit of the readers of The Newport Daily Express the Montpelier field office of the Social Security Board has supplied six brief articles each explaining one point of the new provisions. Following is the first of this series.) Monthly old-age and survivors first become payable in 1940, instead of in 1942.

The greatest impertance of these benefits will be for (1) The wage earner in business or industry who is now nearing or past age 65. (2) Close relatives of the wage earner who dies after 1939. The different kinds of payments which can be made, beginning next year, are: Retirement income monthly, for insured wage earner after age 65. Separate payment for wife, monthly, of such wage earner after she is 65. Separate monthly payment for dependent unmarried child of such wage earner under 18.

Benefit monthly for insured wage earner's widow after 65. Monthly benefit for insured wage earner's widow while there are dependent children under 18. Benefit every month for dependent child, unmarried and under 18, of deceased wage earner. Monthly benefit for dependent parents, after 65, of wage earner leaving no widow or children. Lump-sum if wage earner leaves 110 survivors entitled to monthly benefits.

(Monday: Wage Earners Nearing or Past Age 65. For further formation call or write D. V. Hemming, Social Security Board, 62 Main Street, Montpelier.) Three Villages C. R.

Darby, Derby Line, is confined to his home by illness. Eric Cox of Tomifobia, spent Wednesday with friends in Rock Island. Miss Yvonne Couture spent the weekend at the home of Mrs. James Philip at Stanstead. Mrs.

Harley D. Ames, R. is in charge of a patient in the Orleans County Memorial Hospital at NewDOTE. Mr. and Mrs.

E. Therrien of Coaticook. spent Sunday at Stanstead as guests of Mr. Therrien's parents. St.

Faith's Guild will hold their annual meeting, Christmas supper and tree at the rectory, Stanstead, cn Monday evening at seven o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. L. H.

Frank, Derby Line, were called to Pitman, N. to attend the funeral of Mr. Frank's father, who passed away last Monday. Miss Eileen Downing, who has been spending a few days in Windsor, Mills, visiting relatives, has returned to her home in Rock Island. Mr.

and Mrs. Jack Cowens are moving from the apartment in the Haskell Homestead to the house of the late Marshall L. Ames on Caswell Avenue. Miss Barbara Washington, who is attending the Women's College of the University of North Carolina, is expected home on Wednesday next for the Christmas holidays. The Red Cross campaign in District No.

2, which includes a portion of the Eastern Townships, resulted in total collections of 755.150 as against an objective of $20,000.00 of which Rock Island and Stanstead, contributed $1,424.55. Rev. H. A. Carson, who has been in the hospital at Sherbrooke for treatment of an infection of the throat, has returned to his home in Rock Island with the throat tion much improved, but is still fined to his bed for recuperation.

The consignment of Canadian Red Cross work has been received and distributed by those in charge to workers for completion. The work rooms of the Society in the Southern Canada Power Rock Island, will be open every afternoon this week, when it will be closed until after New Year's. The death occurred on Wednesday morning of heart failure G. Hibbard at the age of 72 years at Tomifobia, Que. Mr.

Hibbard arose as usual to attend to the morning chores. When he failed to return from the barn his wife went to look for him and found him dead in the barn. The deceased was born in the United States, but had lived in Stanstead Townships the greater part of his life. He leaves his wife and an adopted son, Walter, of Stanstead East. Stanstead Boy Scouts troop, which numbers fifteen, under the leadership of Rev.

George Harrington, District Scoutmaster and Scoutmaster of the unit, and R. J. Meekren, both of Stanstead, is upholding the traditions of Scouting. Stanstead has always supported a fine Scout troop and the present leaders are doing all possible to keep the standard of efficiency well protected. The group committee personnel is as follows: Dr.

A. R. V. White, president, C. B.

Narraway, secretary-treasurer; E. J. Struthers, D. J. Ferguson and E.

G. McGilton. The newly organized branch of Madge and Henrietta are typical girls of 14 and 16 years with all the normal desires for jolly good times and attractive clothes. They live in Orleans county. Their Christmas lists, like many of their schoolmates, include, a permanent wave, school dress, coat and ski suit as well as a pair of skates, size 5.

But unlike most of their schoolmates there are no loving fathers and mothers, no devoted uncles and aunts to provide these things. Neither girl has ever known the security and happiness of a home with her own father and mother. Each is in a foster home under care of the Vermont Children's Aid Society. The foster parents are doing much in supplying sympathetic understanding, love and affection, but the material items of the girls' Christmas lists will be lacking this holiday season unless someone more fortunate is interested in carrying out the true Christmas spirit and provides the gifts. Madge's great ambition is to have a permanent for finger waves just won't stay in her hair.

Although she has saved every penny she could spare for weeks the result is discouragingly small. She would alsa like. some skates so she could 'join the skating class during the school's gymnasium period. Henrietta has cutgrown her ski pants and is too self conscious of her size to wear her bright plaid jacket with any comfort. She also needs an attractiva school dress as well as a warm school coat, size 20.

Persons who would like to contribute toward the girls' Christinas are asked to send their donations of either money or clothing to Miss Harriet E. Miller at the society's office, 7 Cherry Street, St. Johnsbury, Texas farmers produced more than 40,000,000 bushels of wheat last year. enjoying fine hospitality at the men's club rooms. A lunch was served by Charlie Clogston and Tom Harrington during the social hour.

The meeting of the Barton Home Demonstration group will be held on December 20 at the Firemen's Hall. The subject of the meeting is "Secrets of Cake Making," followed by a Christmas party and Christmas tree. Each one is asked to bring a ten cent gift for the tree. All members. past and present, are invited, or anyone else interested in home demonstration work.

Mrs. Earl Lewis gave a lovely Christmas party for her daughter, Jane Haley, Thursday afternoon in honor of her second birthday. There were eight, little kiddies present with their mothers. Old Santa heard about the party and came in person to give each little wide-eyed youngster a present, and were they thrilled! The hostess served a dainty lunch. It is hard to say who had the happier time, the little tots or the mothers listening in and watching the fun.

Eight tables of military whist were in play Thursday evening at the veterans' rooms. and Mrs. J. W. Centebar and Mr.

and Mrs. Albert Scott held high score for the evening and drew the prize. Low prizes went to Mrs. Mary Labor, Mrs. L.

M. Krewet, Miss Anna Krewet and Miss Vina Morin. The lucky prize was awarded to Mrs. Albert Scott. Following the game refreshments were served by the committee, comprising Mr.

and Mrs. and Tom Mullaney. Herbert Elliott, Mrs. Mary Labor, Clarence E. Willey Clarence E.

Willey, 42, of Syracuse. N. died November 30th of heart disease following an illness of eight days. Mr. Willey was born in Barton April 8, 1897, the son of Lewis M.

and Effie L. Willey. He leaves to mourn his untimely passing his widow, Mrs. Jennie M. Willey; two sons, Charles Lewis and Clarence E.

Willey, two daughters, Miss Barbara Anne and Miss Clara Jeanette Willey, all of Syracuse, N. his parents. Mr. and Mrs. L.

M. Willey; two brothers, Floyd G. and Harold G. Willey; and his Mrs. Lestina Gilfillan, of this place.

Mr. Willey went to Syracuse in 1920 when he graduated from the College of Applied Science in 1925. Following his graduation he became assistant superintendent of gas production at the Central New York Power Corporation in Syracuse, which, position he had held for the past 14 years. Funeral services were private with burial taking place in Morningside cemetery in Syracuse. Mr.

Willey was a member of Orleans Masonic Lodge, No. 55, of Barton. Harry John Moulton Funeral services for Harry John Moulton, 63, were held from the Methodist church at 10 o'clock on December 12, conducted by Rev. A. E.

Schoff. The remains were taken to Lennoxville where burial took place. Mr. Moulton had been ill for 16 weeks with cancer of the prostate gland. He had been tenderly cared for by Mrs.

Kathleen Allen where he died December 11. Those coming for the funeral and attending the burial were his two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Morey of Roxbury, and Mrs. Fred Povey of Sherbrooke, and Mr. and Mrs.

Harley Allen and family. Mr. Moulton had lived in Orleans the greater part of his life and for many years was a faithful employed of Hale Mason in his wood working plant. He bore his suffering with patience and fortitude. West Burke Mark Mecham, who is at look Hospital, is on the gain.

Archie Foster began work at the mill in Woodstock, N. this week. Mrs. Clara Austin, who has been ill with the grip for a week. is slowly gaining.

Mrs. Jennie Duval has entered Brightlook Hospital for treatment on her eyes. Mrs. Mary Andrews is in Newport caring for her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Piper, who is ill with the measles.

Mrs. Ivan Roberts of Argyle, Nova Scotia, visited at the home of her brother, George Randall, and family last weekend, observing her birthday during her stay. Sunday callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Randall were, Mr.

and Mrs. Albert Randall, Clive Randall of Peacham, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Roberts of Danville and Miss Myrtie Alexander. Edgar Austin, who spent part of the deer season hunting with his father, John Austin, near Averill Lake, returned.

with a ten point buck weighing 245 lbs. He also won in the Picks hunting contest for the largest deer, the prize being a special model 84 Winchester carbine or a 30-30 Winchester rifle. The Women's Foreign Missionary Society met at the home of Mrs. Eva Cheney Friday afternoon. The topic for the day was "Women and the Way in Chosen or After the meeting refreshments of chicken shortcake, fruit pudding, cookies and tea were served by Mrs.

Cheney and Mrs. Amy King. A birthday party was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F.

S. Button on Sunday for her sister, Mrs. Alton Harvey, of North Troy. Dinner was followed with a birthday cake and ice cream. Those present were Mr.

and Mrs. Alton Harvey and family of North Troy, Mrs. L. G. Peabody and Mrs.

Hattie Larabee of Newport Center and Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Dickinson of Newport.

The Home Helpers met at the home of Mrs Bert Jenness last Thursday for an all day meeting, with Mrs. Caroline Melcher assisting. Dinner consisted of mashed potato, assorted salads, meat casserole, rolls, cakes and sauce. The meeting was on "Christmas Decorations" and the rooms and tables were very pretty. Miss Bertha Lee gave suggestions for decorating and some of the members brought new ideas.

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