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The Mid-island mail. (Medford, N.Y.) 1935-1941, March 06, 1940, Image 10

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Medford V. F. W. Gives For FiMisli KeSief Acting en a national call for funds sent out by National Commander-in- chief Otis N. Brown , the Henry Jaittes Jones post , Veterans of For- eign Wa rs, took up a collection for the organization ' s fund for Finnish relief , vmder the supervision of the past post commander ^ Joseph Corley, £t . the last meeting at Veterans hall , Medford. The proceeds have been forwarded to V. F W. department headquarters by Quartermaster Wal- ter Peithman. All 48 state totals a*e expected- at V. F. W. national headquarters , Kansas City, Mo., in* time to complete the grand total tft. be sent to Finland by the end of this month , representing the approx- imate 3 , 800 V. F. W. posts. Commander Thomas Vaughan- ap- pointed William Bate as- chairman of the Decoration Day Buddy Poppy committee and Edward D. Spring as liason officer , in which capacity he will co-ordinate \ post and Ladies ' auxiliary . activities. After the meet- ing .Malcolm Mac Donald and Angelo Cencdni-of Selden ~gave an account of how they dug themselves out after the recent snowstorm. Rtinkonkoma mml tite Lake Marie Mooney Members of the William Merritt Halloek post. A. L., rifle team -were victors over the Riverhead team at a match on the local range recently. The court of ho^ior of Boy Scout Troop 91 , which was postponed on account of the - snowstorm a few weeks ago , will be held next Wednes- day at the Ronkonkoma school. Mem- bers of the Lake Ronkonkoma Parent- Teachers club will be present. Blrs. Joseph Silha of Hempstead , an employee of the New York Tele- phone company, is spending part of her vacation this week with Mr. and Mrs. Anton Pedisich of Oakwood street. Severa l- members of Boy Scout Troop 91 are ' 1 working for their sec- ond class requirements. The local Girl Scout troop held election of officers Monday afternoon at a meeting in the Ronkonkoma fire- house. Mrs. Harold Sorenson and Mrs. Charles Davis were present. Officers elected were: Patrol leader , Jean Berger; assistant patrol leader , Constance Davis; secretary, Lois Ok- vist ; treasurer , Bar-bara Browne; as- sistant treasurer , Jean Berg-er; polit- ical party, Gwendol yn Seibert ancl Marguerite Hellmich. Troop members will attend the Girl Scout anniversary meeting Sunday at the Patchogue High school , to which everyone is invited to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Jay and son Wallace , Jr., of Portion road motored to Great Neck Saturday to visit Mrs. Jay ' s cousin , Mrs. < ; Clinton Ferriss. Young. Wallace returned to school Monday, aft er recovering from illness . The Wednesday Bridge club met last week at the home of Mrs. George Pearsall , who had high score. Run- nevs-up were Mrs. Fred Kenne th:.ancl Mrs. Michael Pedisich. . Mrs. Pedisich will entertain today. Miss Frances Carlson of New Yor-k was the week-end guest of Mr. and Mrs. William D.uBois of Hollis Park. While here , Miss Carlson , who is an artist^ did an oil painting of Mrs. George* Pearsall. • The Lake Ronkonkoma school will be closed next Monday, because of a teachers ' conference in Bay Shore. A quarterl y conference will be held Thursday, March .14 , at the Lake Ronkonkoma Methodist church. Dr. Beebe of Brooklyn , district superin- tendent , will conduct the meeting. Last Thursday Mrs. ' Morris Haw- kins and daughter , Mrs. Jessamine Sauford , visited Mrs. Josephine Early of Elwood , 80 years old , who celebrat- ed her twentieth birthday, as she is one of those wh ose birthday officially falls once in everv four years . Carl Pfeiffer of Forest Hills re- turned home Sunday, after spon ' ding the week-end with his brothor , Fran- cis Pfeiffer of Lake Ronkonkoma. Carl Pfeiffer was driving along- Smith street last Friday, when his car skidded on the ice and hit a tree. He susta ined several bruises and a brok- en ¦ tooth , antl was compelled to re- main in bed for a day. The car was badl y wrecked. Mr. and, Mrs. Falcinelli of Hawkins avenue are having the wound around their new home graded . Mra. Ira Bayliss of Pvonkonkoma avenue entertained - , the Tuesday Pi- nochle 1 club yesterday at her home. ' Winners were . . Mrs. ' John Overton , Mrs. Cluu-les Geide. and Mrs. Charles Beck. . Mr . and Mrs. Charles Holsten and Son John of .Hempstead visited friends at tho lake yesterday. ' •Betty Ann ancl Billy Bartik , chil- dren of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bartik of Chestnut avenue , were guests of \ honor at a joi nt birthday partv. kfst Tuesday at their hdi' ne. \ Thev- ' enter- tained Dickie ancl . Buddv Moldii' shel , Bobby, Frcnik* and John McDonald, Patsy Becker nnd her .little brother ,. Francis and Charles Luts. Bettv Ann and Billy ave four and five years respectively. The Amicus club enjoye d a Leap Year party last Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Leohowicz. This evening the .group will kave a special meeting at the home of Mr. ancl Mrs. Jim Parkins of Neseonset to plan for a Spring dance. Betty Ann Bartik is spending a few days this week with her aunt , Mrs. Arthur Jedlicfea of . Sayville. Charles \Wentisch Mrs. Walter Novak ef Ronkon- koma avenue -entertained the Thurs- day Biudge club last week. The winners were Mrs. Frank Rummel , Mrs. Michael Emforo , Mrs. -Daniel Seibert , Jr., and Mis. .Evelyn Howey of St. James. A card and bun co party will be held at the Lake Ronkonkoma school Saturday evening for the benefit of the eighth grade . Mrs. Raymond Duffield and Mrs. Frank Rummel are on the committee. • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Imbrici of New York were at their summer home on ' Wyant avenue over the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. Reaiwick Raynor of Portion road were confined to their home , with illness last week. Fred Kenneth; Jr., was ill last- week ancl was unable to attend school. ' The Stephens family moved last week from Dorchester road to the former Honde bungalow on Duncan avenue. Mrs. Bertha Callahan of New York spent the week-end at the home of her mother , Mrs. Susan S\vartz of Oak street. Mr. and Mrs. John Carroll and family ' of Richmond Hill spent' --sev- eral days last week at their bunga- low on Parkway boulevard. They entertained one day John Bailey and family of Richmond Hill. Mr. Bailey is past commander of Gbrdon- Welrster post , American Legion , of Richmond Hill. Mrs . Frank Murphy of Richmond Hill and Mrs. August Rueke of Queens Village visited their parents , Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wentisch , Sr., of Lake Terrace last Friday. Mrs. Charles Piatt of Iroquois street motored to Richmond Hill yes - terday to , attend a birthday . party, g iven in honor of John Carroll and Rita Hale , both of Richmond Hill. Jack Warren , Jr., oi Mohcgan . ave- nue has been ill at his home and unable to attend school. x\ Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Joyce of Long Island City were at their bung- alow on Pa rkway bouLevard over tho week-end. Mr. and Mrs. LcRoy Vol) gra ft' of Hawkins avenue return ed from Florida on Thursday night. The Ladies ' Aid society of the Methodist church will meet this aft- ernoon at the home of Mrs . Sterling Girardet , Sr,, of Hawkins avenue. Mr. and Mrs. William Roth of Garden City were guests of Mr. ancl Mrs. Arthur Brown of Pond road on Sunday. Mrs. Frank Rummel and children , Claire ancl Junior , visited Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Paynter of Huntington Station on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Rummel made a business trip to Min- eola on Friday. -v . - • Mrs. Harold -Gould . of Lake Grove will entertain the Philhesperons Fri - da-v evening. Mrs. Charles Wentj sch , Sr., of Lake Terrace celebrated her birthday on Sunday ancl entertained the 1 follow- ing relatives: , Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ripp, Mr. and Mrs. Will iam . Wentisch ond daughters , Ruth aaul Esther of Holtsville , and Mr. and Mrs. ' Charles W<?hfisch ,. Jr., and daughter'Muriel. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Busch and soii-of Pond road visited.Mrs , Busch' s parents , Mr. and Mrs. Riorden of New York , on Sunday, which was Mrs . Riorden ' s birthday. Mrs. George ' Busch entertained the Thursday Pinochle club . last week. The winners were Mrs. George Busch, Mrs. Fre d Smith and Mrs. Paxi l Poeschel. The next meeting will be at the home of ' Mrs. Fred Smith on Lake Terrace ' on March 14. ' Dr, 'Walter Roettinger of 'Haw- kins •avenue, won the $20 weekly prize last Saturday awarded in the Ronkonkoma ancl Lake Ronkonkoma \Shop Here \ campaign. Mrs. John Bowen , Mrs . Sterling Girardet and Mrs. Morris Hawkins , as delegates bf the Lake Ronkonkoma Methodist church , will represent the Women of j;ho church at the district conference meeting in the Hempstead Methodist church at IT o ' clock Sat- urday mo rning. Morris Hawkins , dis- trict steward , will represent tho men; The Rev, and Mrs. Charles \S. Gray will also attend. ' The Rex Charles S. Gray will take the place of the Rev. Paul Harriot in the pulpit of the Sayville Congrega- tional church this evening. Mr. Gray preached in the Kings Park Methodist church last Friday evening.at a Len- teiv service, In the estate of Margaret Dunne, hake Ronkonkoma , who died Febru- ary 8 , Mary-Curtis , a sister, is peti-- tioner for letters of administration in the Surrogate ' s court , Riverhead. Tho value of itho . estate is about iMOQV CORAM SCHOO L 'Perfect attendance , at Coram, school for February is -as follows : ' Grade 1—Suzanne Holschuh; grade 2 —- Constance -Schwebes. \ The \ Incorporated , Puppet Show company of New York gave an in- teresting entertaintnent ojr \The Care of the Teeth , \ at the school recently. RONKONKOMA SCHOOL Pupils of the Ronkonkoma school who ' were perfect 'in attendance for February are tie following: Grades 1 and 2—Jeanette McDon- ald , Barbara White , Richard Mold- ashel , Michael Turoczi. Grades 3 and 4—Evelyn Commer- dinger , Vilma Fedel em , William Corn- merdinger , John Kott , Robert Ma- son ,. John . Nagy, Jr., John Neyssen , Jr., Stephen Torok . Grades 5 and 6—Vilma Hanak , Anna Kott , Dorothy Mason , Doris Tillett , Elizabeth Torok , Frank Pe- ter , Francis Rosch , George Rosch. Grades 7 and 8—Jolan Bodanye , Anna Rosch , Luella Friedman , Ger- trude Hensel , Rudolph Hanak , Gab- riel Torok , Jack White , Bertie Torok. ' A movi e entitled \Modern Soap, \ distributed by Castle films , \ will be shown at the school. In ' \ antici pation of the coming . Spring festival , which will be held in Sayville this year , the girl s of~ the upper grades ai'e learning a specialty dance under the direction of Miss Elizabeth 'Ebert. Athletic instructor . MEDFORD SCHOOL On February 23 a special assembly, was held at the \ Medford school. A True or False History quiz , was con- ducted with eight, pupils of the sev- enth and eighth grades taking part. The seventh graders on the winning: team were Louis Halik , George Mal- lison , Patricia Rose and Marie Schley- er. The eighth grade team , consist- ed of Ruth Mas em , ' 3 Sylvfa 'Gannon , ' Robert Masem and -Arthur Gries- haminer, A similar contest w r as held last Friday when, pupils* of the third and fourth grades took part in a spelling quia , with the fourth grade winning. Those in the contest were: Fourth grade—Marlene Rose , Florence Mist - ier , Emily Baranello and Joseph Schleyer; third grade—Jan e Forstev , Marilyn Zeidler , Richard Caldwell , David Nemschick. Another issue of the . school paper is being assembled , this week. HOLTSVILLE SCHOOL The attendance at Holtsville school for February was far below average , because of the illnesses prevalent in the school district. Those on the perfect attendance list are: Grades 1 ancl 2—Andrew Craw- ford , Georg e Holmes, Arthur Kreutz , Neil Larson. Robert Zimnier. : Grade 3— John New berg. Grades 4 and 5—None. Grade G — Irene Rudy, Esther Wentisch, Anthony Esposito , An- thony Gibaldi , Frank Holecok. Grade 7—Enese Carrqzola , Ruth Wentisch , John Crawford, Ernest Johnson. Grade 8—Liia Holm , -Robert Craw- ford , Lloyd Newberg, ' Michael Oc- chinora , Eric StoItK. ¦ . in . ¦¦¦ - miu . . i ¦— ¦fi — ...i M Mi p i , ¦ .. .. . .. . L W - . T - V «¦ ¦ & B : #i ^<4gL ^.wffl_ l ^ &l igm ' -^fjT ¦ J um mfr mm ' ¦K ^f wBr ^^& T L H V lll l __ ' , _ P. T. A. PRESIDENTS' PARTY IS MARCH 13 , GARDEN CITY The annual Presidents party, sponr s ored by the board of managers of the ' Long Island district , New York State Congress of Parent s and Teach- ers , vvill be held' at Adel phi college gy mnasium , Garden City, nfj e t Wed- nesday at 2 p. m. This party, given for the presidents and members of each Con gress unit , is the one event of the year which is for fun only. The proceeds will be used .to defray the expenses of the six Comity Direc- tors to the Cornell institute , which is to be held at Cornell university, Ithaca , April 8 to 11. All plannin g to attend this party • should , make their reservations promptly to Mrs. George . Wollenweber , 29 Trinity place, West Hempstead. The county directors are : Mrs. Reginald Smith , East Moriches , and Mrs. Fred Schneider , West Isli p, for Suffolk ; Mrs . Arthur Watts, St. Albans , for Kings and Queens; Mrs. George Wol - lenweber , West Hempstead. Centra l Nassau; Mrs.. O. Victor Gdrth , East Rockaway, South Nassau , and \ Mrs, Frank N. Wochtel , Sea Cliff , for North Nassau. CIVIL SERVICE JOBS OPEN The _ United States Civil Service commission announces open competi- tive examinations for the following positions : Specialists in social group work , Children ' s bureau , Department of Labor ; specialist in exhibits , Ex- tension service . Department of Agri- culture; technical expert in design and distribution of educational publi- cations , Office of Education , Federal Security agency. App lications must be on file in the commission ' s office at Washington , D. C , not later than March 18. Full information may be obtained at any first or second class postoffice. CO. HOME BUREAU STYLIST , TO GIVE CLOTHING LESSONS Mrs . Florence Dicky of the Suffolk County Horn* Bureau will conduct several clothing meetings throughout the connty from March 11 to 19. The Remodelling clinics will begin at 10:30. At 2 o ' clock Mrs. Dicky will discuss new spring* styles and illustrate >vith garments loaned by the local stores. Another feature of the afternoon stylo talk will be a display , of several types of ; old style dresses. Mrs . Dicky will show how each may be restyled fo;- 1040. This is added to help those unable to . attend the morning session. The schedule is: Monday, March 11 , Riverhead court house ; Tuesday, March 12 , Patchogue Methodist church hall; Wodnosday, March 13 , Water Mill community house; Thurs- day, March 14 , Lalco ; Grovo parish hall ; Friday, March 15 , Babylon fire- house ; Monday, March , 1.8 , Green- port , . Trinity,parish, house ; Tuesday, March 19 , Huntingdon , Woodbury Avenue school. ! FRIENDS ACADEMY I FOUNDED 1877 LOCUST VALLEY, LONG ISL AND i! Prepares , for all colleges. . . I A center for the College Entrance j Examination Board, j Extensive athletic fields insuring j healthful exercise for ev«ry ' -student. \ - . Illustrated catalog will be sen t on request, | You are cordially invited to visit tho Bchool, f . . HAROLD A. NOMER , A.M., L.L.D ,,, ' j Headmaster. j

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