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SMIETAN'S JEWELRY 2 W. MAIN ST., PATCHOGUE *Mectf ©rd Mis-cellai iies Medford is ably represented in our news columns by the work of two correspondents : Gertrude Mistier Martha Theis Ohio Avenue Tel. Pat. 1193-J Mrs. Charles H. Ellis entertained*-* . The . card party held at the school the Tuesday Card club last evening last Friday evening by the Medford afc hev home on Mt. Vernon avenue. Parent-Teacher association was well Among the guests were Mrs. F. Cara- siti. Mrs. T. L. Cullum , Mrs. G. Nolan , Mrs. Ferde Mistier , Mrs. Gustave Zeidler , Mrs. T. Vaughan , Mrs. T. W. Setts and Mrs . H. Sporck. Mrs. Zeidler and Mrs. Mistier were high high scorers last week. The Children of Mary sodality met after the early mass Sunday at St. Sylvester ' s R. C. church. The girls received their monthly holy commun- ion in a group at that mass. William Matsunaye of Medford ave- nue spent Saturday in Philadelphia , Pa., attending a football game. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schleyer , Jr., are planning to move to Islip, where Mr. Schleyer is now employed. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mistier are occupying the cottage on the south side of Waverly avenue recently va- cated by Mr. and Mrs. Steve Rock- well. Mrs . Mistier was Miss Irene Fuc-ci before her marriage several months ago. The young couple \ have been making their home for several weeks with Mr. and Mrs. John Mist- ier of Fairmount avenue. Robert Boehl , son of Mr. and Mrs. Jac Boehl of Oregon avenue , has been •unable to attend Bellport High school the past few days because of illness. At the last meeting of the Ladies ' auxiliary, Veterans of Forei gn Wars , a new member , Mrs. Sarah Lawson of Rocky Point , was admitted to the auxiliary. Mrs ' . Florence Corley, jun- ior vice-president , reported that she had placed a V- F. W. auxiliary mark- er on the grave of Gold Star Mother Jones in Connecticut. The post and auxiliary are planning an old-fash- ioned social and barn dance for Thurs- day evening, October 31 , at the Vet- erans 'hall. Mrs. Malcolm MacDonald of Selden was chosen 18-month trus- tee of the auxiliary and Mrs. Rose Ward of Mt. Sinai , 12-month trustee. Thomas Cullum , Jr., and James 1-asem , who attend Seton hall , the Patchogue Catholic high school , went to Farmingdale last Tuesday with their team and took part in a scrim- mage football game with the Aggies. On Saturday they played at East Hampton. Mrs. Florence Schuler and grand- son Robert of Floral Park were re- cent visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sporck of Waverly avenue. , Mr. and Mrs. Henry Leibfried and sons , Henry and George , Mr. and Mrs. George Acker of Brooklyn , Mr. and Mrs. J. Jimenez and Miss Marie Jimenez of Richmond Hill were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Zeidler , Jr., of the State road , recently. Georg-e Beck, Sr., who injured his hip while working several weeks ago , and has been confined to his home on Long Island avenue , is now showing attended and a social and financial success. , Many fine prizes ' were awarded , the following being \ the highest scorers: Aeroplane pinochl e- Mrs . H. Wessel , Mrs. W. Perry, Charles Rider , Mrs. L. Heitmann , Mrs. M. Felice , Mrs. T , Cullum , Miss L. Zeidler , Mrs . W. Peithman; stra i gh t pinochle—Mrs. R. Hart , A. V. Hens , Mrs. E. Calh oun. Miss D. Wessel , Mrs. D. Murray, Mrs . F. Ti ffert , Mrs . C. Rose , Mrs. P. Gillman; bunco- Mrs. J. Hanfgarn , John Connelly, James Murray, Dick Boehl , Mrs . J. Schleyer, Patsy Rose , Mrs. L. Orford , Jl. Cullum. Non-playefs prizes were won by Mrs . G. Goozda , Miss C. Muller , Mrs . C. Sporck , Mrs. E. Theis , Mrs. George Zeidler , Mrs. F. Carasiti , E. Theis , J. Orford . A cash award of $5 was won by Mrs. Theo- dore Betts. Martin Connelly won a special prize. Coffee and cake were served , the cakes havihg been donated by the members. The committee in charge included , Mrs. E. Theis , Mrs. an improvement and is able to be up a short time each day. Mrs. John Brenner and Mrs. M. Strassel returned to their homes in Plymouth , Mass., on Sunday, after visiting here i' or several days. Mrs. B. Brenner was with her sister , Mrs. Lena Mistier of Waverly avenue and Mrs. Strassel with her brother , John Renner of Patchogue. A special meeting of the Medford Democratic club will be held this evening at the hall on Long Island avenue to make final preparations for the card , party this Friday eve- ning. Mrs . George S. Mistier , Mrs. Ferde Mistier , Don Mistier and Jeanne Flan- doi'fer motored to Merrick on Mon- day, Mrs. G. Mistier remaining for the week with her brother-in-law and sister , Mr. and Mrs. George Hartz and little Jeanne returning to her home in Freeport after a visit here. A birthday party was given last Friday evening at the home of Mat- thew Masein of Oregon av enue for a number of young people in honor of Bliss Frances Fucci. Mr. and Mrs. John Huthman , Jr., entertained a number of friends and relatives last Sunday evening at the Medford hotel at a housewarming party. Mr. and Mrs. Huthman re- cently moved to Medford. Miss Jane Smyth of Long Island City visited Mr. and Mrs . Alb ert Orben of Long Island avenue last Friday. The Misses Ann Kiernan , Edna Scott , Mary Halil. and Blanche Flynn attended a meeting Sunday afternoon of the Blessed Virgin sociality at the Cenacle , Lake Ronkonkoma. A . card party and social was held at Seton hall , the Patchogue Cath olic High school , . last Wednesday, which the fp llovvinjg Medford ladies attended : Mrs. ' -E\ . J. .Calhoun , Mrs. T. Mueller , Mrs. T. L. Cullum , Mrs. Herman Masem and Mrs , William\ Weinrich. H. Sporck , Mrs. F. Carasiti , Mrs- George Zeidler and Mrs. G. Goozda. Literacy tests for new voters will be g-jven by Carleton Upright , prin- cipal of the local school , next Tues- day and next Thursday b etween 9 a. m. and 4 p. m. and on Tuesday, November 5 , Election day> between 6 a. m. and 6 p. m. The Medford Taxpayers ' association will meet at the school Monday eve- ning, instead of November 4 , the usual date , to make definite plans for the dedication of . the new railroad bridge crossing. The date for the affair has not yet been set , but it is planned to be within the next three weeks. State, county and company official s will be invited and all organ- izations in Medford will be asked to take part in a large parade. Work and play—study and relax- ation—duty and pleasure**—all demand good vision. -—Roelo-ffs. —Adv. Ee-organization of the Medford Girls ' 4-H club and a Hallowe ' en party will take place at the home of . Mrs. E. A. Theis on Saturday at 1:30 p. m. The winter program will be arranged. . The Women ' s guild of St. Mark' s Episcopal mission met at the home of Mrs. A. Fischer Monday afternoon. Final reports of the recent church dinner show it was li social and fi- nancial success. A party will be given by the members of the church and church school for the Rev. Henry Willman , retiring pastor , at the Com- munity hall on Wednesday evening, November 13. A progra m is being arranged. The Women ' s guild will also hold a card party on December 6 for the benefit of the church . Mrs. Otto Jacobi was elected secretary of the g-uild and Mrs. William Smith will continue as treasurer. This business had been held over from last month' s meeting, when Mrs. Harry Truman was elected president and Mrs. E. A. Theis , vice-president. After an in- teresting meeting, refreshments were served by Mrs. Schwebes and Mrs. Smith, as hostesses. Mrs. F. Wagner became a jiew member. The Ladies ' auxiliary of the Med- foi*d Fire Department , Inc., met last Thursday evening at the Medford hotel , when Mrs. H. Wolde , new pres- ident- presided for the firs t time. Several standing committees were ap- pointed , as follows: Mrs. F. Carasiti , special awards committee ; Mrs. Ferde Misti er , house committee; Mrs. E. Theis; , historian. Five new members were enrolled , Mrs. N. Robarge , Mrs. T. Crowley, Mrs. William Rate , Miss Ruth Graham , Mrs. T. Cullum. Since the next meeting date would be on Thanksgiving day, it was postponed until the following day, Friday, No- vember 22. The small silver aux- iliary emblems were received and dis- tribute d among the members. They will be worn at all meetings and occasions of the department and aux- iliary, Mrs . C. Ellis won a small prize- After the meeting, a social hour with refreshments was enjoyed. The rehearsals for the minstre l show are being held regularly every Monday evening and members of the fire department and auxiliary have been chosen for the cast. The total registration of -voters in District 1.1 at Medford for the two registration days , October 10 and 1£> , w&s - .81 people , the highest number ever listed here. Twenty-four were included on Saturday ' s registration and ai*e as follows : Theodore H. Brockob , Frederick Curcio , Robert Collins , John Dankievitch , Anna B, Dank ievitch , William Holik , Mary Janilc , Karl Kirc 'h gessner , William Mueller , Edward Mistier , Dennis, Mc- Fadden , Margaret Nemschick , Meth- odius Nemschick , James Nojder , Rus-- sell Newinan , Gertrude O'Keeffe , Rose Pf orth ' er , Herman Schaefer , Olga Schaefer , Luise Roggatz , Elizabeth Schleyer , ' Frank Schleyer , 'George Wi Vopat , Edward -Zeidler. ' ¦ i . . ' Tlm number of men listed , in - the selective service registration ,, at. ,Med- ford last Wednesday was 115. ; , ' 0f these , about 100 were . . local people and the extra IB included those . who passed through and the men \JvV>o are emp loyed, by the, TuIly-DiNapoli com- pany, which is constructing the rail- road bridge at the station, These wovk<irs have been living here . during the past seven months. The Medford I_ome Bureau will meet at ' the home , of Mrs. 'A. Fischer on Jamaica avenue today for a bus- iness meeting' and for taking measure- ments for gloves. The local leaders , Mrs. E. Theis ,and Mrs. W. D. Warner , attended a leaders ' training class for this .project at Riverhead last Tues- day. Classes will be ffi ' veji . to tho group on Friday, November 1; Mon- day, November 4 and Friday, Novem- ber 22, if needed. Mrs. Kai*l Rudeii w}ll jjive the work here, assisted by the tiv'p Joo/Iors. Last Thursday aft- ernoon., those interested in hob-Iced rugs 'attended a class on tlie first les- son in this project , given by Mrs. E. Theis. Tho members are • con tinuing' with this' woa'k at Patchogue , where the second class was held a/wli e Meth- odist Parish hall yesterday and' will continue thove on October 29 and De- cember 3, A posture aiid health class Wi%b e given to leaders in the coiihty next ' week , October 29 , 80 and 31. This will in turn be given to the mem- bers of the group during December. \ Research fcy the apple industry the past ; fev^ years discloses that apples conta fa vitamins and other health-eiving qualities. ¦ ¦ .. . ' . ¦ New ; York* state ' s ' grape crop is e,s- timattecl at . ¦ ¦J[ 2. , 700 , tons, whicl } is about fow per eont loss tliair average, ' , ' ; ' . v >MMiII© Island Anna Marie Brenner The Middletown Presbyterian Sun- day-school held a Hallowe ' en, party in the social hall at 7:30 . p. m. Friday evening. Miss Anna Marie Brenner was elected general chairman at the teachers meeting last Monday evening and chairman for the Hallowe ' en party is Miss Ruth Omar. The com- mittees are : Miss Dorothy Ly mber and Miss Enger O ver-guard , refresh- ments; Miss Eva Omar , Miss Alice Effland and 3-dmore Gagnon , games; Raymond Still , Joseph Brenner , Nor- man Stewart and Donald Bayles , dec- orations. They will decorate the hall Friday afternoon , November 1 , at 5 o ' clock . Many games will be played , prizes ' awarded and refreshments served. Children under seven years of age will he entertained in the up- stairs room of the church. Miss Marjorie Karle of Ridgewood is spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schmi-erer and daughter. Mrs. Arthur Junk and daughter Myrna of Setauket and Mrs. Junk' s father , J. \VVrobel of Port Jeffer- son , were entertained at dinner by Mr. and Mrs . Fred Brenner , Jr. Mr. and Mrs . E. W. Fisher of New York spent the week-end at their bungalow in Wellington Farms. Mr. and Mrs. John : Johnson of Brooklyn were entertained over the week-end by Mr. and Mrs. Louis iWsmg. Mr. and Mrs. Rohert Tunell and sons , Clemmon and Robert , Jr., of Brooklyn spent the week-end at their summer home on Bartlett' s road. Miss Elizabeth Conlan and niece , Miss Bessie Ryan , of Brooklyn spent the week-end at their summer home on Middle Island road. George Wagner of Brooklyn spent the week-end with his family, Mrs. Georgre Wagner and daughters , Adina and Elizabeth Maude , at the Swezey homestead on Middle Island road. Mr. and Mrs . Paul Knppf of Ozone Park spent the week-end at th eir sum- mer home oil Bartlett' s road. As guests they entertained Mr. and Mrs. Otto Rottenbougher , Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gimpp of Ozone Park . Mr. and Mrs . Shelly Ivey, Jr., and son Shelly, 3d , spent the week-end at the hpme of Mr. ' and Mrs. Shelly Ivey, Sr., of Bartlett' s road. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Packer and daughters , Virginia and Mary, spent the week-end at their bungalow on Woodlot road , the Ridge. Mr. and Mrs , Fred Trudwig spent the week-end at their bungalow on Bartlett' s road. Joh.i Davis spent the week-end with his parents , Mr. and Mrs. Lester Davis of Middle Island road. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Nielson and daugh ter Doi-is and sons , Larry and Allen , Jr., of Brooklyn spent the week - end at their summer home in Well- ington Farms. * MLs Lorra ine Eve was the leading drum majorette at Port Jefferson High school ' s footb>ttll game last Saturday afternoon. Larry Kaminski celebrated his birthday Saturday with the following guests: Mrs. Larry Kaminski , Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Nowaski , Mr. and Mrs. Jlverett Pfeiffer , Mr. and Mrs . Frank Butera and son Joh n of Port Jefferson , Mr. and Mrs ' . Joseph Schmi-erer and daughter Mildred. The evening was spent playing; cards. De- licious refreshments were served, ' Mrs . Anna Vlertle , who has been seriousl y ill for the past few weeks , is slowly recovering. . ' .. ' Mr. and Mrs, Edwards of Brooklyn spent the week-end at their bunga- low on Bartlett' s road. . -• -Mr. Weeks , and son Stewart of Brooklyn sp«nt Sunday . with ' Mr. andvMrs. Thpinas Eve and family. Lieut, and M- vs. Theodore Dixon and daughters , Jean and ' Patricia ,, -were guests, of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Keinpe ' l of -Woodlot road , the Ridge. The October meeting! of the Ridge Civic -association ; wil l be held at . the ' Ridge scjioel tliis Saturday evening- . T nnf i—p— I - HTWI -^ W - HI BI W I ui — uiu iiiiw_wpwMB^w»wwp_q_Bqppp »ip ^^ . ¦¦ ¦ ' ' > — ii. ii i i ., , ¦ l .r . .... . . . • . - • . ' 3 ¦ ' • ' , HEADQUARTERS FOR , < ¦ A 6V *%, America ' s f inest Jnf/iwtif t *^fy \ y T brae coal • ¦ THE MO PBB.II PUEL FOR SaUP COM PORT mm *ma * -»mM ***m m 9imm#0 *tmm *mm - • PROMPT DELIVEKIES • I sland Coal and Lumber Co. MEDFORD , L, I. 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