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The Mid-island mail. (Medford, N.Y.) 1935-1941, December 11, 1940, Image 11

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Ceifitereaeli md Miss Groben has a large area to cover — Help her by phoning . . . Bonk. 8458 jy^ke ^9 JHJBL - ^i_ w v^m^ Lavina Furman , granddaughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Charles Furman , returned to her home in Flanders Sunday, after spending some time here . The picture slide exhibit given by Mr. Oncken , of the Stony Brook School for Boys , at the parish hall last week proved extremely interest- ing. The slides depicted scenes in foreign lands , including Norway, the Land of the Midnight Sun , and some war pictures. The Centereach bible class again met Monday evening at the hall. Prayer meeting this Wed- nesday will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Wortley at 8 p. m. The Young People ' s Christian as- sociation Vv rill meet tomorrow evening at the home of the Misses Blelba and Ruth Campbell. The m embers are planning to go out in a group on Christmas eve and sing Christmas carols. Mr. and Mrs, D. Foster Overton went to . Manhattan Saturday. Four-year-old Arnold Bowers is re- covering from a siege of double pneumonia. The Rev . Charles Furman has post- poned his trip upstate until a later date. The members of the Centereach La- dies ' auxiliary were guests at the new hom e of Mr. and Mrs. F. Markert of Lake Grove last . Thursday night. Mrs. Markert received many household gifts from the • ladies. Those present were Mrs. - Albert ' Campbell , Mrs. A. Quattlander , Mrs . John Pearl , Mrs. William ' Harders , Mrs. F. Overton, Mrs. . A. Smith , Mrs. E. Neuss , Mrs. A. Wendell and Mrs . Kennedy, Jean Moller is recovering at her home from a severe case of pleural pneumonia. Jean came home from Southside hospital , . Bay Shore , last week. Mrs. Carl Moller had three stitches taken in her lower jaw when an infected tooth was removed last Saturday. The Red Cross sewing club will again meet at Mrs. Nettie Gallagher ' s hom e in Lake Grove today. The Home Bureau will not aneet this week. Because of the icy con- dition of the roads last Thursday the leaders did hot make the trip to Riverhead , when instructions were being given on Christmas greens , therefore no lessons are available this week. The C. 0. D. S. club met at Mrs. Albert Campbell' s home Monday. Mrs. Seudder Smith l eft Sunday for a week' s visit with Mrs. L. Peters of Port-Jefferson. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Newbold of Southold and Mr. and .3Irs. George Williams of Centereach were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Williams of Lake Grove last Sunday. The Music Appreciation club met at the , honie of Miss Marguerite • Diederick Sunday afternoon. \ ¦< The recent -American ' -Legion ¦ atixil- •iaiy ' ' nleeting . at -the Legion hall in i|o;ik : dirkorna was attended by the following- local members-: Mrs. Alvin Smith , ^ Mrs.- John- Pearl , ' Mrs. Thco- ¦id .^re , '^errio , - -.-Miss-»Al-icG- -R p|rers , Mrs. ^i jhothy-Moi ; risseyr'and Mrs. Edward . ' ; ¦¦ • ¦ ' •The Juven ile Drum ;and Bugle .corps had' . ajhieetin^ 4t\ '\ the. fii'ehall ! Monday nig ht and- tonigh t .will -liie et -for prac- tise. - ' • ' . : ' ¦ ' ' ¦ ' :¦ :. ' ' ' \ . - '' . ' . . ¦ -¦ ' • * . ' • v . the ' ^VH Hub'\Bub . .ckb. d»l- : meeting today at 'the 1 school ;t6 vanak e ; t) \ans toy- . : a , . . Christmas imrty. - •; ^Tie hbstess i^'A.pnti ' JDcnietricu. ¦ ¦ - .. ' - ' ¦ . ' . ¦: ;, Several local high. . . school. , students yrili' .vtake ^part . ih. ^a.:-play, . ''Billy ' s Tombstones , '' to be held at Snu 'th- towri Hiferh tomorrow. Among 1 those taking part are Achilles Proios and Billy Tordick. The Centereach Democratic club will meet at the fireball Friday eve- ning 1 . ;. Miss Dprothy tflwch , Mrs. Harold Murray, Mrs. Arthur Murray and Mrs . John Pearl enjoyed the Western Suffolk association concert held at the Patchogue High school Monday night when the artists were Lois Bannerman; harpist , Re«d Lawton , baritone , and Channon Gelsin , pianist. Twenty-five tables were occupied at : the card;, and bunco party given at the Centereach ftrehall last Wednes- day by the Central Brookhaven Re- publican qlub. First prize winners were : Pinochle , J. Logan , Dare of Selden; bridge , Mrs. Edna Newton of Ronkonkoma; bunco , Mab^l Cavargna of Ronkonkoma, ' Refreshments were seitved nf-ter tho - ' cards. ' ¦ 'Mrs , F. ; : -Walsh' and , . .Mis . Nellie iJV^h-rttltowd' cr^^ fSfcw ' dy <?hjja;j>la; at -'Wgdnea^lay. • . ' ,ZWiv l.suljjeot of ^dW' ciisslbh' -^w^s h'0o\ lowing « ' tho Priest at Mass with the Help of the Missal , \ the mass book of the church. Another meeting began today at 10:30 a. m. Mrs. William Callan has been sick for the past week. Mr. Callan , who is a member of the police department in the city, was off duty the early part of last week. Court St . Joseph , Catholic Daugh- ters of America , met at the Lake Ronkonkoma parish hall Monday night. After the meeting a farewell party was held for Mrs. Irene Novak , secreta ry, who is moving to Garden City this month. The 4-H Nic Name club met at Shirley Benson ' s home last Wednes- day. ' The next meeting will be held at Melba Campbell' s home. The girl s are planning a trip to the theatre in Manhattan during Christmas week. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ri pple and two children of Woodside were Sun- day guests of Mr., and Mrs. Arthur Ripple. While driving home . in his car last Friday night , M. Maningo had a tire blow out on Middle Country road. He skidded into some nearby brush , west of Hawkins avenue , but escaped with- out injury or damage to his car. Mrs. Wallace Anderson has a-ecov- ered from an illness of two weeks at the home of her parents , Mr. and Mrs. T. Morrissey of l!»ake Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Sanchez spent the week-end at their home on Ham- mond road. Mr. and Mrs. John Norbeck and son John left for Florida last Thurs- day in a trailer. The three combined 4-H clubs , the Nic Names , Hix of Stix and Hub- Bubs, are planning a Christmas party to be held . at the fireball. Mrs. Henry Duffield and Miss Nora D uffield of Brooklyn visited relatives here oh' Saturday. Last Sunday five different occasions were observe d at St. Joseph' s R. C. church at the 8:lf> mass. Chief among these were the observances of the feast of the Immaculate Concep- tion , and the second Sunday of Ad- vent. It was communion day for the Hol y Name society, Young Men ' s so- ciety of St. Joseph , and installation day for the Blessed Virgin sodality. The new pastor , the Rev. Michael Heinlein , was recentl y guest of honor at a reception given by his former parishioners of St. Thoraa s the Apostle R. C. church , in Woodhaven. Father Heinlein had been assistant pastor there since 1934. Mr. and Mrs.. Edward English of the Bronx were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Callan. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pacoure k and infant son were guests of Mrs. Pac- ourek' s parents , Mr. and Mrs. Frank Blydenburgh , last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wonsor and family of Glen Cove were also guests of the Blydenburghs on Sunday. Public Aid Asked To Reliev e Rush Holiday Mailing The co-operation of the public in the matter of early mailing of Christ- mas cards , letters and packages , so as to expedite delivery at . their destina- tion , was urged in a statement issued over the week-end by the postal de- p artment. Explaining that this refers not only to Christmas packages , but also to letters and cards , the statement listed the following deadline dates for this section so as to insure delivery \before Christmas: Foreign countries—Mail now; West- ern States—December 1<5 ; Middle At- lantic and Southern states—Decem- ber 17; New England states—Decem- ber 18; New York and Brooklyn— December 19 , and Long Islan d and Patchogue—December 20. It was also pointed out that if all business concerns use the long bus- iness envelopes for their correspon- dence during the Christmas holiday period , from December 18 to 24 , it would greatly lessen the chances of delay in this type of mail. for out-of-town and two cents for letters mailed for destinations within the local postal area where carrier service is provided. A> one-cent stamp may be. used on letters mailed to per- sons within the same area , where there is no carrier delivery. It was explained that a written per- sonal message may be used on such cax-d s , which adds greatly to the Christinas greeting, and that if a return address is shown on the en- velope , when mailed first class , the letter will he returned if not de- livered. If the addressee has moved , the letter will be forwarded to the correct address. None of these ser- vices is given to the unsealed one- and-a-half cent mailing, it was ex- plained. Other points mentioned in the state- ment are : One-cent stamps may be used only on postcards that are not enclosed in envelopes; letters for the same state and for the same cit^r should be tied in separate bundles , all faced the same way with the stamp in the right- hand corner , and the bundles should be handed in at the parcel post window in the postoffice or dropped in street package boxes ; mail for the village and for out-of-town should be tied in separate bundles; mailing should be done eai'l y in the day; packages should be thoroughly and strongl y wrapped and plainly addressed , and all fragile articles should be enclosed in wooden boxes ; and calendars and circulars should not be mailed between Decem- ber 14 and 24. Recommendation is made by the Postoffice department that Christmas cards be sent in. sealed envelopes , using first-class postage , three cents Farmin gville Mrs. Olive Munby busily gathers items of interest to Farmingville residents each week. Contact her whenever , you have any news. \The Ladies ' Aid society of. .the Con- gregational church will meet . tomor- row afternoon at the home, of Mrs. Edith Smith on Portion road. . ' • Mr. and Mrs! Arthur Bivhnmuller and. family, of Farmingville Gardens were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. J. Baronnia . in Astoria. Mr. and Mrs . Robert Bowers of Kings Park were supper guests Sun- day at the home of Miss Frances Woodbury on Horse Block road . Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pless of Brooklyn were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs, William Hanrahan of Farmingvillo Gardens. t Last Friday ' s showing of the pic- ture , \Custer ' s Last Stand , \ ended the Weekly movie program -at the fireball, The movies will bo resumed next spring. Mrs. Marian Boone Charles Bahnmuller , son of Mrs . Lena Bahnmuller of Horse Block road, is spending his vacation in Dover , Del. James Foiiiso of Brooklyn was a week-end guest of tho Angela Gi- fealdi family of Horse Block road. Mr. and Mrs . Renold Malerba of Brooklyn spent the . week-end wi'/i James DoRose of Horse Block road. ' Mrs . ppRoso and daughter. Marilyn arc; expected to' . .r. etu»?»i - today from Los Angeles ,; CaW . whore they . Ivad been ' spending' ' ' more than a month, SOCtfCWCffiKE^^ j| Automobiles - Sleds - Doll Carriages 3 m H o bb y Horses - Veloci pedes - Sco oters % f & Fire Trucks . - . . Table and Chair Sets 1 Wagons ., - ' . ¦ Roll Top Desks and Chairs § j$ Bicycles - Games | g| COME IN AND SEE OUR |§ 1 WOIL HA IUtO AD f •JJf in operation daily from 4 t<» 5 P. M. and cwt jjg && Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7 ::i fl till « :»0. wj jg __ . , _ : 1 & B» While in our store , see our large selection of ^g Jl GIFTS FOR EVERY MEMBER OF THE FAMILY ! J( 5tf Furniture - Electrical Appliance s - Radios - ' M §5 Bedding - Lu ggage - Diahes ffl Wtf v j + fC. H3« DAVIjr , •\*• | W Main Stree t PHONE aas Port Jefferson , N. Y. na S g\ Open Every Evwinjg Until. 0 P. M., Saturdays , Unlit 10 P. ' M. 5 j »» The large Long Island relief map, which was a center of attraction of the Long Island Regional exhibit in the New York State building at the ' New York World' s Fair , has been placed on exhibition in a prominent site in Pennsylvania station , New York , by the Long Island association. . Situated on the lower level of the station , adjoining the arcade connect- ing the Eighth Avenue subway with the I. R. T. subway, it is attracting the interest of hundreds of travel- lers dail y and is proving to be of great educational value. This three-dimensional map, in its large glass case four by 14 feet , placed against a lettered back ground, shows the detailed topography of Long Island. Villages , hi ghways , parkways , railroads and parks are marked. Miniature figures of automobiles , airplanes , trains , ships , ducks , dogs, horses , fish and bathers have been placed in - order that the activities of the island may be visualized more effectively. Long Id. Relief Map Now in Penn. Station

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