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The Newport Daily Express from Newport, Vermont • 7

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THE NEWPORT DAILY EXPRESS NrWPQRT VERMONT MONDAY APRIL 29 1957 PAGE SEVEN Mrs Roland Sheldon and Bruce of arrangements is Harvey Robi-of Beebe Leon Woodard Fred- taille and Bonneau The cbich erick Woodard Miss Glenna Wood- en pie banquet will be held at Bis Fires Spur Probe Of Private Homes For Aged ard all of Sherbrooke and Mrs Doris Camber of Magog i Helping Circle I The guest book was in cnarge oi Mrs Stuart Taylor and Mrs Mrs Donnal Maloney of Newport Daisy Piatti of Derby Line were Gifts were in charge of Miss Eileen co-hostesses for a meeting of the Lovering of Newport Helping Circle of Stansiead South 1 Guests were present from White Crawford who received the best church recently at the home of River Junction St Albans Sheldon wishes of her friends attending the former and attended by 17 Richford Lyndonville Newport Games were played and prizes members 1 Derby Derby Line and Holland The meeting was presided over Barnston Rock Island and Beebe by the president Mrs Ten- Que Pittsfield and Boston Mass neson Mrs Arthur Judd Sr who and Port Washington was in charge of devotionals read several following the Border Curling Club awarded Mrs Crawford was the winner of the door prize a lovely china cup and saucer Refreshments included an anniversary cake prettily decorated and inscribed with diningroom Tuesday Apr 30 at 6:30 The business meeting was conducted by Robert Provost and two movies Cranberry and Care and Maintenance of Your shown by Eugene Lalime were very interesting Robert Daigle won the attendance prize The next regular meeting of the council will be held in North Troy Thursday May 9 Members are to be at the of hall at 7:30 so Gibbons Council Plans Sacred Heart Banquet Plans were made at the Thursday evening meeting of Gibbons Council of to give a banquet in honor of the varsity team of the Sacred Heart high school cheer Birthday and glowing candles The recipient made the initial cut as her friends sang In a few well chosen words Mrs Crawford expressed appreciation group will be held at Mrs Grace Adam May 29 William Burke of Derby Line was made president of the Border Curling Club at the annual meeting held on Tuesday evening Mrs Perry Fitch of Newport was elect- singing of a favorite hymn Mrs Raymond Grow read the Scriptures after which Mrs Judd offered prayers A card was signed by all to be leaders and coaches Par ents will be welcome and all knights are urged that cars may leave no later than to attend The committee in charge1 7:45 conditions anything going to make many communities realize that such a fire could have occurred in their own says one member of the staff on aging The key question right now however is what action the US plans to take against states who fail to carry out regulations protecting institutions where federal money is channelled what we find out in Missouri and Iowa indicates a need for more information and further inquiry then have to go says Roney By that he means that other states might need to be checked as to their enforcement of old age home conditions By KENNETH GILMORE NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON The federal spotlight may soon be beamed at crowded and dangerous conditions in private nursing and old age homes across the country It is already probing in two states where disasters have occurred This comes mainly as a result of the blaze which recently swept an old age home in Warrenton Mo snuffing out over 70 lives The tragedy has spurred Uncle Sam to take a hard look at public assistance programs that feed federal relief funds to feeble and aged persons in private institutions It has brought to light the unhappy fact that some states may not be enforcing standards of safety set up for these homes sent to Mrs Walter Curtis a pa- ed president of the Ladies Curling tient in the Mary Fletcher hospi-1 Club which met at the same time tal in Burlington Reports of vis-! Howard Cass was made i iting the sick of the church were president of the Curling Club made by Mrs Lloyd Selby Mrs with George Morrison and Mal-Raymond Grow and Mrs Tenne- colm MacDonald reelected secre- Eugene Parker to the The next party the home of the evening of Woodard a life-long resident died at the age of 89 years on April 14 Although in failing health for a number of years Mr Woodard had been active until the past fall when he suffered a slight stroke from which he never fully recovered He was cared for in his home by his son Gilbert and daughter-in-law Barbara until two weeks prior to his death when he went to Sherbrooke to visit another son Leon and where he died Funeral services were held at St Anglican church in Georgeville on Tuesday April 16 Rev Wilford church pastor officiated Two favorite hymns were sung by the choir the and With The bearers were Lester Leney Dale Rollins and Frederick Woodard all grandsons of the deceased Emerson Batchelder Neil Mac-Tavish and William Hutchins Interment was in the MacPherson cemetery By trade Mr Woodard was a carpenter brick and stone mason and a blacksmith He could turn his hand to almost any work Gardening was a hobby and only last summer his garden and flowers were his delight Mr Woodard is survived by his four children Mrs Byron Leney (Elinor) of Georgeville Mrs Forest Rollins (Emma) of Rock Island Leon of Sherbrooke and Gilbert of Georgeville Nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren Two brothers Edmund and Herbert both of Walden several nieces nephews and more distant relatives Two children died in infancy Relatives from out-of-town attending the funeral were Mrs Iola Cass Lewis Cass of East Haven Mr and Mrs Frank Platt and two daughters Mrs Lillian son tary and treasurer Directors A sum of $500 was voted for the elected for a two-year term were Boy Scout campaign Mrs Judd I Howard Cass Beebe Frank Jenne Newport Leo Gagniere Stanstead Laurie Tilton Rock Island Lithway Derby Line and Raymond Greenwood was named to complete the unexpired term of Allen Pocock who had reported on the very successful 1 Easter food sale held at a conceivable that the out-1 weirs st0re Plans were made for the May 4 rummage sale Mrs Tenneson advised those having rummage to growth of this would be amendments of the public assistance plans calling for more assurances WANTED PEOPLE WHO SINCERELY DESIRE TO STRAIGHTEN OUT THEIR FAMILY OR PERSONAL FINANCIAL PROBLEMS This is the season you've been waiting for! But it also means added expenses and necessary repairs! Seed and fertilizer for Mr Farmer Car and machinery repair home repair' Perhaps you need to trade cars or buy a new appliance Loans to $300 to finance all your Spring Needs be picked up to contact Mrs tendered his resignation to the Eugene Parker of Littleton passed away on April 12 at the age of 95 years Mr Parker was a native of Stanstead and was united in marriage to Emma Goodsell of Stanstead many years ago Around 1910 Mr and Mrs Parker left the Boundary and went into Vermont and later to New Hampshire where they settled in Littleton Mr Parker is survived by nine living children all of whom attended the funeral held at a church in Littleton 42 grandchildren sixty-four great grandchildren and nine great -great grandchildren most of whom were- at the funeral Mrs Eulalie Goodsell a sister- from the states to stick to their says Roney careful to add that too early to say this will come about with any certainty There is no question that a step in this direction would kick up a storm of protest from many states who jealously guard their right to control local conditions Numerous states are unhappy with present set-ups that require federal standards when public assistance is involved board Other directors serving are Earl Bushnell William Burke Kenneth Baldwin and Coburn In the Club Mrs Sidney Pocock was elected vice president with Mrs Olive Doubleday and Mrs Howard Cass elected as secretary treasurer Mr MacDonald presented the financial Thomas Bowen or Mrs Frank Huitson in Rock Island Mrs Lloyd Selby Mrs Bertha McLean Mrs Judd or Mrs Raymond Grow in Derby Line Food sales were discussed for a summer project Plans were made to have the next meeting at the church hall the evening of May 8 when films of the British and Foreign Bible Society will be shown The Ladies Aid and 35 club societies are invited to be guests Mrs Merton Davis is convenor of refreshments following the meeting and films Following adjournment a pleasant social hour was enjoyed Refreshments of ices and cakes and coffee were served by the hostess assisted by Mrs daughter Mrs Joseph Queenin statement showing the club to in-law and her sons Kenneth and have had a very successful year Eldon all of Rock Island attend-All obligations had been met ed the funeral on April 15 Inter-with the exception of one payment ment took place in Littleton on the initial loan for the construction Ways and means of VERMONT LOAN CORPORATION Under the law states that received funds for old age assistance on a matching basis from the government must establish standards for nursing homes when residents of these homes receive payments Practically every state in the Union operates under this arrangement It is now revealed that the Social Security Administration has asked Missouri to provide names of any victims of the Warrenton fire who received public assistance checks A similar inquiry is being made in Iowau where a convalescent home in' Council Bluffs burned killing 14 persons just five days before the Warrenton disaster checking into the situation in these states to see whether they have carried out their explains Jay Roney Director of the SSA Bureau of Public Assistance want to find the reasons for laxity in applying standards of safety and Officials at the Department of Health Education and Welfare all agree that the headline-making Missouri fire dramatizes the critical problem of housing for the senior citizens Over 38 Main Street Phone 805 Newport Vt meeting this fiebt were discussed Benjamin Harrison Woodard The community of Georgeville Cass of Groveton Mr and Happy Gang Club lost one of its older and most Mrs Forest Rollins Mr and Mrs Mrs Leo Devost was hostess for 1 familiar citizens when Benjamin Dale Rollins Rock Island Mr and Today there are some 25000 private nursing and convalescent homes in the US but many of them are in such poor condition that states have written them off in estimating their present needs Under the Hill Burton Act which has been in efect three years 12 million dollars have been appropriated especially for nursing hqmes in 35 states At present 61 of these homes Pull up at the purple fill up with Jacobs Selby The Congregational church in are in the planning or construction Derby was the scene of a pretty state at a cost of eight to ten mil- wedding on Saturday afternoon lion dollars in federal funds 1 April 27 when at two matched by 20 million dollars Joyce Elizabeth Selby of 16 Sum-from the states mer street Newport daughter of operate as non-profit or Mr and Mrs Homer Selby of Hol-public agencies and should help land became the bride of Arnold to ease off the tremendous de- Wayne Jacobs son of Mr and mand for such facilities Mrs Kenneth Jacobs of 24 Thorpe Congress is being asked to ap- Ave St Albans propriate another five million dol- Rev Geoffrey Tenneson pas-lars during this session for the tor of Stanstead South church following fiscal year Rock Island officiated at the dou- ble ring ceremony Mrs Fred Taylor of Derby pre LF And some feel that it will stir action both on the local level and here in Washington to improve the service Mrs Gordon Patton or- sided at the organ console for the ganist directed the Easter music 1 A service of meditation of the death traditional music Mr and Mrs Thomas of Line Harry Derby of Christ upon the Cross was held sang and THREE VILLAGES Easter At The Boundary Churches Boundary churches were filled for the meditation services on Good Friday and again for the Easter Sunday services At Stanstead South United church on Good Friday Rev Tenne- Good Friday evening The altars of the Catholic churches St in Derby after the benediction The church was decorated with white gladioli and tapers the guest 4' I The revolutionary new motor fuel for todays most advanced engines Line Sacred Heart in Stanstead and son presented certificates of mem- Dur Lady of Mercy in Rock Island pews being marked with white bership to a large number of adults were beautifully decorated with satin bows and young people Easter flowers The priests Rev Fr Given in marriage by her fath- On Easter Sunday a choir under FGua Islnriithn 1 the bride WOre a gOWn of white the direction of MacLean i ItTmtead because of Chantllly lace and nylon tulle over with Mrs Rollins organist pre- thl illneVof Dionne sookJ i with a fitted lace sented the cantata After I bodice finished with lace-shirred The church was beautifully I 1 sleeves and sweetheart neckline decorated with flowers in memory The floor-length skirt of tiered of Blake and Clarence Blake I week services during tulle ended in a modified train and Mrs A Cowles from their Her finger-tip veil fell from a families and in memory of Mrs A t- I Juliet-style headdress of lace and K6 I Mrs Lawrence Kelley of Derby i fed carried a cascade ev Fnmk Marshall Jr of jnp hostess for the April bouquet of whlte Her only were Derby Line Universalist church 1 ivory earrings held recently with Mrs Jane Kerr i Miss Marilyn Meader of New-and Mrs Fred Batchelor assisting was maid of honor and wore There were 21 members and one a gown of aqua crystalette styled guest present The reports of the 1 with a full ballerina-length skirt secretary and treasurer were giv- 1 the fitted bodice having a por- 1 trait neckline which composed the sleeves and formed a bow in the back Mrs Edward Hitchcock of Pittsfield Mass and Miss Majel Camp of Randolph Center were attendants and wore gowns similar to that of the maid qf honor of rose and gold crystalette The attendants wore matching flowered bandeaux in their hair and matching slippers They carried contrasting bouquets of yellow and blue iris Kermit Jacobs was best man for his brother The ushers were Homer Dean Selby and Cleland Sunday school Mrs Lawrence Gulf guarantees peak performance with no knockno pre-ignition conducted by the pastor Rev A Kelley was named hostess for the seTbyT brother "and' McKinley Rose May coffee hour following the At the Derby Line Universalist morning church service and Mrs church many lovely flowers added Mamie Aldrich for the June hour Following adjournment the group was entertained by Mrs MacLean who described her trip to England and Europe illustrating by movie films they had taken from the time they left Derby Line Refreshments were served closing a pleasant evening bride Lloyd Jacobs and Lyle Jacobs brothers of the groom Mrs Selby mother of the bride was attired in a frock of mocha beige and wThite printed silk with which she wore a small straw hat beige and patent accessories and a corsage of yellow iris The mother Mrs Jacobs was in a frock of printed beige and pink silk and wore a pink topper small straw and chiffon hat white New Gulf Crest surpasses all other gasolines in these two significant ways: New Gulf Crest is made with a new exclusive Gulf formula to keep modern engines cleaner quieter smoother-running than any other gasoline New Gulf Crest is packed with more potential power per gallon than any other gasoline New Gulf Crest will deliver 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tie clips The bride was born at Holland attended and graduated from the Derby Academy and Lyndon Teachers College She is on the teaching staff of the Newport City West School The groom was born at Derby Line and attended Bellows Free Academy He served two years with the Armed Forces and is employed by the St Albans Grain company and Cunningham Grain Company of Malden Mass The couple will reside in Massachusetts near Mr place of employment SWING to SPRING Now more than ever-to get the best from your car GO GULF Be it dinner date dance date or just a quiet evening at home You'll look better and feel better in clothes cleaned by us wrnmMm Good Gulf that famous high-value gasoline Gulf Super No-Nox for all but the most critical of todays engines New Gulf Crest best ever sold for the finest cars ever built BARTON CLEANERS BARTON VERMONT TEL 192-2.

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