The Bangor Daily News from Bangor, Maine on November 3, 1949 · 10
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The Bangor Daily News from Bangor, Maine · 10

Bangor, Maine
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Thursday, November 3, 1949
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ary —10- Bangor Man Named Head Of County Farm Bureau 250 Attend Annual Parley LINCOLN" Nov 2--The 30th annual meeting of the Penobscot county Farm Bureau was held at town hall here today with about 230 attending Clifford B Smith ol Bangor was elected president and other officers named were C Joseph Shepherd of Corinna vice president and Mrs Mary Folsom of Brewer re-elected secretary-treasurer m iv in: i SPEAKS presented thetr I960 programs to Clifford Mclntire of Perham as- I culture home-making and 4-H Club work They were Paul N Ed Sidney was ortocl- i Moher county agricultural agent tAVnimmt Mian Harriet J Nfssen county home zzl ' Z271r i demonstration agent and Miss UKV"i i" K""— " IOh!r1v Vf T Potato Growers Inc pal speaker discussing government government programs for agiicul ture ' Maine potato growers must mas-a decision as to whether or not they want acreage quotas" he said "because that issue will come before the nation during the coming year" He urged growers to decide the type of price support they favor and to voice their opinions before any pnagram is adopted for the 1991 crop He said that If and when a referendum Is held on the quota question It will be on a national basis and Maine could conceivably be over-ruled unless potato farmers of this state make their wishes known The law on acreage quota would mean that each state county end Individual farm be given quota within which they must plant he Shirley M Bessie county 4-H Club agent Ltowood Bowen of Hampden county 4-H Club project leader for the Parm Bureau discussed results of the 1949 4-H Club program in the area interviewing the Weymouth family of Charleston outstanding In 4-H Club work The family of seven has a total of 36 years in 4-H Club work it was brought out Mrs- Osgood presented results of the 1949 home economics program featuring the clothing program dur- lng the past year with various women modelling clothes they had made Clifford B Smith new president presented the results of the 1949 agricultural program Chairman of the nominating com mittee presenting the slate of of 150 Attend Supper At Methodist Church ORONO Nov 3— Over 150 attended the annual chicken pie sup per in the Methodist church vestry last evening The supper was served by members of the WSCS with Mrs J T Pedlow and Mrs Carl Tenney serving as co-chairmen The tables were attractively decorated with fall vegetables and leaves and white candles in bring red apple holders Other members of the general committee included Mrs Louis Vas-quez Mrs Ralph Perkins Miss Melva Tenney Mrs Ralph Vlrgie Mrs J Hpward Waring Mrs Charles E O'Connor Mrs Kenneth King Mrs Paul Carpenter Mrs Stacy Miller Mrs Robert Gilchrist and Mrs George Goodspeed Mrs Wilbur A Park was in charge of tickets Mrs E Merle Phillips hostess Mrs Bernle E Plummer in charge of dining room Mrs Prank Beyer table decorations and Mrs Fred Lamoreau to charge of setting up tables Waitresses were Mrs Lloyd Sturgeon Ruth Clspp Louise Myers Betty Brock way Joan Kirshen J syne Call Marguerite Vasquez Barbara Bagley Germaine Myers and Nancy Douglass said adding that the program would ! fleers was Ernest Braley of Bangor am compulsory- ' uinnrr was servro in ine iuwh BEES FURTHER CUTS hall dining room by the Lincoln Tt looks as though there will be Junior Parm Bureau with Mrs further acreage cuts next vaar for Etnei Boooer cnairman growers cooperating In the price support program and possibly further cuu the following year" be predicted Arm and Ashen felter of Augusta spoke on "Kitchen Arrangement" and illustrated his talk by drawing cartoons and by utilizing -nod el kitchen equipment He said the average American housewife with a family of four walks the distance from Lincoln to Los Angeles Cal each year to doing her housework and that to 10 years she prepares an average of 57000 meals These facts emphasise the importance of well-arranged kitchens which save steps for the housewife be said Executive officers are Mrs Gertrude Osgood Of Bradford clothing: Ltowood Bowen of Hampden 4-H clubs Mrs Hazel Tewksbury of Bradford foods Mrs Donald Mason of Levant home management Fred J Nutter of Corinna agricultural economics Richard Eaton of Exeter dairy Ernest York of Kendfiskeag crops Alvln Lindsay of Prentiss forestry and Roger White of Brewer poultry AWARDS PRESENTED Awards presented as follows: Outstanding leader meeting South Lincoln Women's Farm Bureau with Mrs Carolyn Brown chairman for a meeting on "Making Toys for Children" Mrs Gertrude Osgood of Bradford presented the award Exhibits on display here East Bangor Farm Bureau the award being made by Mrs Donald Mason of Levant Square Meals for Health grand prize Hampden Women's Farm Bureau Mrs Hazel Smith chairman: Mrs Hazel Tewksbury of Bradford presenting the award and ethers as follows: Blue ribbons to Dtxmont Bradford Maxfleld East Eddington and Rolden Newburgh Passadumkeag and Orrington Red ribbons to South Levant Dexter Junior group Etna East Corinth North Brewer Prentiss Lincoln Junior group Springfield Corinna East Bangor and Lincoln Senior group White ribbons to Hermon Hudson South Llnooto Dexter Senior group Charleston Bangor Senior group Bangor Junior group and Old Town Shepherd announced that Green Pastures contest awards will be presented at the annual meeting of the Dairy Herd Improvement association at Kenduskeag Dec 9 MEMBERSHIP REPORT Ernest York of Kenduskeag presented the membership report showing 1169 members to the county group 583 men and 587 women He pointed out that the goal is 1JO0 members by June 30 ISM Dean of Agriculture Arthur L Deertng of the University of Maine gave informal remarks discussing a trip to the west coast and a short stay to Arkansas this summer Miss Connie Huntington of Bradford presented tap-dancing specialties County Extensioft service agents are -THE BANGOR DAILY NEWS BANGOR MAINE THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3 1949 Fiction Group Meets At Clapp Residence ORONO Nov 3— Mrs rtoger Clapp 8 Middle street opened her home last evening for the November meeting of the Fiction Study group of the Woman's club of Orono Assisting hostess were Mrs Bernle £ Plummer Mrs Fay Hyland Mrs Geddes Simpson Mrs mund LaPotote and Mrs Page Mrs Edward McLaughlin chairman for the month conducted the business meeting Brooks reviewed were "Fraternity Village" by Ben Ames Williams reviewed by Ivan C Sherman principal of Orono high school Mrs Edward McLaughlin reviewed "The Thread that Runs So True" by Stuart and Mrs Charles Bart-lett reviewed "Rowan Head" by Ogilvle During a social evening which followed the reviews and discussion refreshments were served from an attractively appointed table decorated with yellow chrysanthemums to a Jack-o'-lantern container and white tapers to sterling silver holders Pouring were Mrs- Maynard Jordan and Mrs Edward McLaughlin The next meeting of the group will be held at the home of Mrs F H Stelnmetz 38 College road Dec 6 with the following assisting: Mrs Philip Brockway Mrs Kenneth Noyes Mrs Reiner Bond Mrs Sadie Jewell and Mrs Seth Jackson The following books will be reviewed and discussed: "Prince of Egypt" by Dorothy Clarke Wilson will be reviewed by Mrs Wayne Jordan "Aspirin Age" edited by Leighton will be reviewed by Mrs Roger Clapp and "The Devil to Massachusetts" by Star-key will be reviewed by Mrs Freeman M Sampson Mrs Bernle E Plummer is chairman for the December meeting -FOR NEWS WANT ADS DIAL' 6M1 gVCngUglHStu ssssssw lL t Youth Faces Court Z°r a mm v-k w -a a e m After Koad Mishap OLD TOWN Nov 3— A Harold Hitchcock 30 Fort Fairfield truck driver will be arraigned Thursday morning to Old Town municipal court on charges of stemming from an accident on Route 3 at Veazie tonight State police said Hitchcock has been charged with driving under the influence of liquor and leaving the scene of an accident According to the officers Hitchcock was going north with a load of potatoes when his truck and a semi-trailer which police said was driven by Orrto W McAfee of Houl-ton were in collision The troopers said Hitchcock's truck scraped the side of the trailer damaged two tires and proceeded northward without stopping A radio alarm was sounded by the Bangor barracks of the state police and road blocks were set up by authorities to Old Town Troopers Raymond Scripture and Stephen R Gould made the arrest Just over the Orono town line The officers said about half of Hitchcock's load of potatoes was damaged Norman "Cy" Perkins foofba'il coach at Bangor High school will be principal speaker at the regular meeting of the Bangor Ti tangle club to be held tonight at the Bangor YMCA The meeting will get under way with a 6:30 supper APPLIES EASILY KIWANIANS HOST TO POTATO BLOSSOM QUEEN — Miss Mickey Connett of Caribou Aroostook's Potato Blossom Queen was guest of the Kiwanis club at a luncheon meeting at the Bangor House yesterday noon In the picture leftMo right Nnrbert X Dowd chairman of the clubs program committee and executive sec retary of the Bangor Chamber of Commerce who presented several gifts to Miss Connett on behalf of Bangor merchants Miss Connett Norman Whitney president of the club and Mrs Geo Haley of Caribou traveling companion of the queen The huge cake in the foreground which was a gift to Miss Connett was shipped to fellow students of the Queen at Ricker college at Houlton where it will be consumed at today's school lunch period (Staff photo by Baker) Maine's Potato Blossom Queen Guest At Kiwanis Club Luncheon Eighteen-year-old Mickey Con- of potatoes that came out of Aroos- Ben Basenko To Speak Here November 14th Ben Basenko will speak at the first Adult Forum meeting st the Hebrew Community Center Monday evening Nov 14th at 8 o'clock A member of the American group of the Moscow Habimah he has appeared to numerous English and Yiddish plays such as "Brothers Asgkenazl" "60000 Heroes" and others He established an enviable reputation as one of the outstanding Interpreters of Yiddish humor and folklore His repertoire consists of humorous monologues on American Jewish life satires and parodies on Jewish life of the past yeners-tlon and Jewish folk songs and Palestinian songs Mr Basenko will present s program of humor songs and monologues nett of Caribou Maine's Potato Blossom Queen was guest of the Kiwanis club at their regular luncheon meeting at the Bangor House yesterday noon The luncheon was the leatUre of a fun day of activities here under the auspices of the Bangor Chamber of Commerce and the Maine Publicity Bureau To start the day Miss Connett received the official greetings of the community from City Manager Oliver D Corns tock and made a radio broadcast followed by personal appearances to several Bangor stores where she modeled clothes and accessories Introduced by Norbert X Dowd chairman of the Kiwanis program committee and executive secretary of the Bangor Chamber of Commerce Miss Connett expressed her appreciation of the welcome she had received from everyone In Bangor On behalf of Bangor merchants she was presented a number of gifts by Mr Dowd which included a huge multi-tiered cake decorated with potato replicas The queen chose to send the cake to her fellow students st Ricker college In Houlton and the students will consume the cake at today's luncheon meeting at the college Miss Connett presented bags of Aroostook potatoes to President Norman Whitney of the club and Jay B Alley secretary of the club Carl R Smith assistant to the president of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad and former Maine commissioner of agriculture who was a guest speaker at the luncheon congratulated Miss Connett on her becoming Potato Blossom Queen in competition this year with 15 of Aroostook's finest girl He stressed the responsibilities that will be hers in the part that she will play In the marketing of the more than 54 million bushels took soli this year Smith outlined the five annual potato blossom festivals that have been held to date and lauded Miss Connett's home town of Caribou for the number and excellence of the queens it has produced and lor its place as a shipping point in the world potato market Miss Connett is the third Caribou queen to wear the crown and Caribou ships more potatoes than any other township in the world Smith said adding "she definitely is a queen from queen town" Miss Connett will leave soon on an extended tour that will take her to all the leading potato markets to the nation Boston New York Chicago St Louis and many other UB points This tour is but a part of the full year of activities for the teen-age Aroostook queen to which she will advertise the chief product of that county Mr Smith gave an over-all pic ture of the vast Aroostook potato empire and its part to the world food market and told of a diversified and rotating crop program that is now producing extensive yields of wheat and clover This he said is gradually leading to expansion of beef cattle production and Aroostook county may yet see the day when along with the potatoes it will supply the meat for Maine tables Seated at the head table at the luncheon were Dowd Miss Connett and Smith Whitney president of the club Alley secretary of the club Mrs Cleo Haley of Caribou chap- ne for Miss Oonnet on her tour Fred Smith director of pub licity of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad and Richard Hebert of Portland member of the Maine Publicity Bureau Miss Connett left Bangor late yesterday afternoon for Augusta where she met Governor Payne and made several personal appearances She will then continue on to Portland r Exchange Club To Map Plans For Christmas Party The Bangor Exchange club will hold a regular business meeting at the Pilot's Grill this afternoon at 13:15 o'clock when plans for the club's annual Christmas party for underprivileged children of the community will be discussed Club members will also choose a nominating committee to select a new slate of officers for the coming year m mi mmii CLAM ri M CIAM C0CKW STEW dip k No taiiy ?rgM ar w itw w kt mm a YMCA Directors To Meet Tuesday The Bangor YMCA Board of Directors will hold their November meeting -Tuesday evening starting with a supper at 6:30 o'clock The supper committee is A A DAmico chairman Phil Chalmers and the Rev E Charles Dartnell Charge Dropped PORTLAND Nov 3 (AP) — A charge that Leo J Melanson of 8outh Portland threatened to kill his former wife Emmeltne C Melanson was dropped in municipal court today The reason given was "Insufficient evidence" P That's why babies love Beech-Nut and when meal time it a happy time—when babies eat eagerly and with relish they get the most benefit from their food Beech-Nut Foods for Babies have the flavor that appeals to babies —and babies thrive an them eech-Nu 156 BK9aBW— BUHLgM A complete line to meet the normal dietary needs of babies Packed in glass oodi and Nutrition of Medical AwocUUoa Te3J EJ SNOW'S lOSfTIR NWSUROtRE MflnmigEiBwY 1 sWh t Marmalade Bran Muffins Now top delicious All-Bran muffins with marmalade before 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