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The Mid-island mail. (Medford, N.Y.) 1935-1941, December 11, 1940, Image 12

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M^MMmmUmim. mm&r tf a® - Lake Marie M«oney Mr. and Mrs. Sterling: Girardet , Jr., of Forest Hills were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Girardet , Sr., of Hawkins avenue. Mr., and Mrs. John Harris and son James and Mrs. Harris ' mother , Mrs, Carney, . of Brooklyn- visited friends at the lake last S atu rday. The Wednesday Bridge club will meet today with Miss Marie Erny of East Lake Terrace. Dinner guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Pearsall of Church street were Mr. and M-rs. Clark Wanzer , John Dorinelly and Myron Pearsall, Sr., all of Inwood. Mr. and Mrs. J. DeWitt of Mt. Vernon were week-en d guests of . Mr. and Mrs. William DuBois of Hollis Park. The Women ' s society of the Lake Ronkonkoma Methodist church met last Thursday with Mrs. Sterling Girardet. The Lake Ronkonkoma bakery will replace four of its present delivery trucks with new ones this week. The trucks were purchased from the Park- way garage. The Thursday Bridge club , which met last week with Mrs. Alice Tobiri , had among its winners Mrs. Joseph Kirk , Mrs. Fred Kenneth and Mrs. Frank Rummel. Mrs. Walter Nov&k of Ronkonkoma avenue will be this week' s hostess. Just arrived at Brown ' s , complete line Westinghouse electrical gifts. --Adv. Principal Walter Zakary of the Ronkonkoma school spent the week- end with his brother , Robert Zakary, who is principal of Shelter Island High school. ^ Several members of Boy Scout Troop 91 attended the Junior officers ' conference at Setauket on Monday of last week , in the company of Eugene Gregory. The Octet Bridge club was enter- tained last Thursday by Mrs. Richard Newton of Junior drive. Winners in- cluded Mrs. Helen Halik , Mrs. Katie Pedisich and Miss Marie Erny. Mrs. Josie Pedisich will entertain this week at her home on Wyant avenue. The evening will be given over partly to a celebration in honor of the birthday of Mrs. Katie Pedisich. Mrs. Emil Becker , Sr., of Hawkins avenue will entertain the Study club at her home tomorrow with a silver tea. The Philhesperon s met last Friday evening at, the home of Mrs. Ethel Dehe on Hawkins avenue. Mrs. Jos- eph Kirk had high score, This Fri- day ' s meeting will be vvj th Mrs. Clar- ence Dare of Selden.^'/ ; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Becker , Sr, 3 visited on Sunday their daughter Dora , who is in training at St. Mary ' s hosp ital , Brooklyn. Mrs. Fred Smith , Jr., returned recentl y from a trip to Mont rose , Colorado , where sho visited her fath- er. December activities at the Comtek' bega n with a general ret reat under the direction of the Rev. Edward Kelle of St. Patrick' s R, C. church , Glen Cove. Retreatants represented the following Long Island towns: Locust Valley, Great Neck. Forest Hills , Glen Cove , Medford , Roose- velt ; also Brooklyn , Bronx and New Jersey. The lUAy Family guild met on Sunday, December 1 , and en- joyed a conference given by the Rev. John McGuire , S. J. of \In- nisfada. \ A group of Jun io r .sodali- ty girls from Bay Shore also met at the Cenacle for a day of recol- lection . Miss Virginia flagan acted as promote j' . Last Saturda y the Junior Retreat guild for girls up to 14 yea rs of age , had a meeting. Nomination of officers for the 13th District Republican club was held Monday night at the Ronkonkoma firehouse. Officers nomina ted wore: Clarence? Duffield , president; Frank Hugelmcyor , first vice-president; Louis Ileilman , second vice-presi- dent; executive committee—Al Stell- er , Charles Hawkins , Clarence Duf- field, Mrs. Arthur Cavargna und Charles Beck ; Mrs. Francis Pfeiffe r , secretary, nnd George Pearsall , treasurer. Election will bo. held at the January meeting. The local Red Cross sewing group meets today with Mrs. Nettie Gal- lagher. Those 'interested in subse- quent mooting places are asked . to contact Mrs. Gallagher after today, Charles Wentisch The Sstnday-school class conducted by Kathleen Hughes sang hymns in the religious service, at the • Suffolk County home , Yaphank , last Sunday afternoon . The -Rev. Charles S. Gray had charg e of the-service and Mrs. Gray played the piano. - Mrs. LeRoy Vollgraff assisted in the transporta- tion . The Epworth league will meet- at the Methodist parsonage this evening between 8 and 9 o ' clock. Christian Anderson will conduct the meeting, Dr. Albert E. Beebe , distri ct super- intendent , will hold a Quarterly con- ference at the Methodist church next Sunday at 2:30 p. m. Charles H. Gray of New York , son of the Rev, and Mrs. Charles S. Gray, underwent an operation for appendi- citi s on Saturday arid has been re- ported as doin g well. A club in the Methodist church has been successfully organized to receive a year ' s subscription to the church periodical weekly, \The Christian Ad- vocate. \ Mrs. Stephanie Piatt of Iroquois street was pleasantly surprised on her birthday Saturday, with visit s from Mr. and Mrs. John Carroll and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Strumpfler of Richmond Hill , Mr. and Mrs. Walter Swenson , Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hines , Charles Piatt , John ~ Carroll , Sr., and Joseph Carroll. Mrs. Gerda Perie of Iroquois street returned home Monday, after a two- week stay in Mobile , Ala., where she visited Mr. Perie , who is a captain in the merchant marine service. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Abrams of New York spent Sunday at the home of Mr. Abrams ' mother , Mrs. Paul Ab- rams of Avenue C. Mr. and Mrs. John Ulbricht of Brooklyn were entertained Sunday at the home of Mrs. Stephanie Piatt on Iroquois street. In the afternoon they enjoj'ed bowling at the Light- house inn . Susie Powell is having some inter- ior alterations made in her house on Ronkonkoma avenue and is also having some new plumbing fixtures installed. The Ladies ' auxiliary of the Amer- ican Legion post is having a meeting and luncheon in the clubrooms; on Church street th is afternoon . Mr. ari d Mrs. James A i 'M 01 ' l 'is and son James of Brooklyn spent Sunday with Mr. Morris ' parents , Mr. and Mrs . Isaac Morris of Pine street. Prints of photos published in The Argus , Advance , Mid-Island Mail or The Moriches Tribune of people or scenes or other things , may be se- cured in nearl y every instance from these newspapers. A pply either to the office at 11-15 North Ocean Ave- nue, Patchogue , or to any represen- f alive of any of these newspapers, .Portraits taken at our studio by ap- pointment. —Adv. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Briggs of Elm hurst spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rummel and family of Pond road. Jacqueline Ri'iggs was a guest the past week of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rummel. Mrs. Ira Baylissjias been ill at her hom e on Ronkonkoma avenue. Mrs. Oliver Powell entertained the Tuesday Bridge club at her home on Union avenue yesterday. Mary Hahn records the doings in Coram e a v c h week. If you have n«ws for her see her at Rovagna ' s st ore or -call . . . Selden 1449-J2 Another m a series of afternoon card parties for the benefit of Trinity Methodist church was held at the home of Mrs. Charles Fullwood last Wednesday afternoon. Prize winners were Mrs. Elton Tibbitts , Mrs. Ever- ett Pf eiffer , Mrs. Wendell Still and Mrs . Sidney Ballance. The 4-H boys met at the home of Robert Hagen Monday evening for another lesson in carpentry. Robert Lyon , Jr., is the instructor. The Coram Republican club met at tli e clubrooms in the home of Sal Scherio last Friday evening. Plans were made for the annual Christma s parry for the children of the com- munity. Mrs. Anna Hahn of Jam- aica was awarded the $5 prize of the evening. Miss Doris Mae Hagen returned from Soiithside hospital , Bay Shore , on Saturday, much improved after her operation. Prize winners at the card party at- the Community house on Saturday evening, given for the benefit, of the 4-H club boys, were as follows : Pin- ochle—Mrs. George Weber . H. Stiriz , Mr. * . Everett Pfeiffer; bridge—Miss Lucille Still , Wendell Still , Mrs. Wen - del f Still ; bunco—Charles Lyon , Rob - ert Hagen , Kevin Burns. Non-p lay- er ' s prize was won by L. H. Davis. The special prizes were won by CiiaHes Lyon and Mrs. Lester H, Davis. Mrs. Davis , who won a basket of vegetables , returned it , and the second time it was won by Hugh Fin- gar. Can tiiere be anything more in keeping with the Christmas spirit tha n the \Gift of Good Sight\ to some lo ved one? Roeloffs. —Adv. Mr. and Mrs, Rudol ph Hahn were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Karsch of Patchog'ue last Thursday evening' . Mr. - . Karsch fell while hanging a cur- ta ii one day last week and broke two boi- . ' j s in her arm. - Several local -people attended the ope retta. ''The Forest. Prince , \ at the Pot ' . Jefferson High school Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Daters of Riverhead and Mrs. George Weber of\ Cora m spent last Fridav in Now York. jV7 .rs. Herman K. Schwebos , Mrs. Frank Hagen , Mrs. Richard Morris , Mrs , Jacob Baeenskv. James Scherio , Mr . and Mrs. R. Wittsciiack , Chris- tian WiUschack , Mr, and Mrs. Bert Browor and Mr. and Mrs. Gildo Plate at tended tlie eaiy party at the Cen- to teach fi rehouse last Wednesday eve— iVi - 'i -i , give n by the Centra l Brook- li' t \c'n Republican club. ,:Tho Hi bio . the Book of Power , \ w:>:. - the text of the sermon delivered by the Key. Charles Boloyn at the Ti i, - . -i; y Methodist church oh Sunday. On December 22 al 7: ' i0 p. m. the an- lU' -p J Christmas entertainment will be hel i * in Trihity churc h , with everyon e- v/i . 'l'-onie. A progra m of recitation? and a pageant will be given, As is- ( lit . usual custom , the collection will he sent to the children ' s ward of the A'L/I hodist hospital , Brookl yn. V< r. and Mrs. Henry Farrands and Joliii Via 'd motored to N ewark , N. J., on Saturda y and Mr. Farrands under- l et. I an cxfv . /h'ation in the Newark ho spital , where he had had an op- er i 1 ion reeenlly. He will still be un- able to re turn to work for several wc-o ks. JVT r. a ltd Mis. Roy Hawkins re- t tnrn ed Monday from Delaware , where they spen t tlie summer. Mr. Hawkins will go back to Delaware , but Mrs. I h-wkiris will spend some time with lio.i mother , Mrs. Elroy Smith of Port Jefferson. Mrs. Eugene Libi spent the week- end with her mother , Mrn, Caroline Costa of New York , who is quite ill. The Ladies ' auxiliary of the Fire department met at the home of Mrs, Gild o Pla te last evening. JVT r. and Mrs, George Bobcnhausen Im ve moved to Selden. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Borella cel- ebrated their first wedding anniver- sary with a theatre and dinner party on Sunday. James Brownie , house mover , of Pu ldiogtie , is moving a large barn from tlio Overton property to the Coram Rug works. The barn will he used for /storage , Edwin Haw- kins , owper , of the rug plant , reports a very busy Christmas season and prospects d£:.a busy winter. With only the concrete floor and the front doors left to be finished , the new firehouse is rapidly nearing completion. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hagen celer- brated their ¦ ¦ , sixteenth wedding anni- ve rsary last Friday . Robert Hagen j s confined vtp, his home with a touch of poison ivy. Miss Melina Lucas of Patchogue underwent ; an appendectomy at the Southside - hospital , Bay Shore , last week. Miss Lucas is well known here. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hawkins en- tertained on Sunday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goebel and Miss Gloria Weber of Patchog-ue. Miss Lois Fin-gar. was unable to attend school this week because of illness. P. Danowski of Coram flew an aeroplane from Roosevelt field over his father ' s farm in Swezeytown on Sunday. The name of Robert Lyon , Jr., who is a local fire commissioner , was in- advertently omitted from the story of the fire district elections last week^ in which the local board of commis- sioners was named. Mr. Lyon ' s term did not expire this year. Mrs. Le s ter H. Davis spent Satur- day in New York and attended the opera. Mrs. Edward Holschuh and sons , Richard and Donald , spent the week- end in Richmond Hill visiting rela- tives. Mrs. Everett Pfeiffer of Middle Island and Mrs. Carl Holschuh at- tended a l ecture and demonstration on the making of Christmas decora- tions at Riverhead last Thursday, g iven Iiy Mrs. Van Bloera. of Great Neck, ft was a Home Bureau fea- ture. The lesson will be taught lo- cally in the near future. *Holteville Holtsville is well covered each week for news by . . . Irene Jones The second annual card and bunco party of the Holtsville Fire Depart- ment , Inc., will be held Saturday eve- ning at the school. The committee in charge comprises Anthony Kreutz , Frt 'tl Cohan , Fred Griffi n , Arthur Read. John Church , James Browne , William Wrobel and Paul Zunno. There will be special cash prizes of $10 , %r> and %' .;. A fine .selection of prizes has been made and chicken sandwiches will be included in the refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen and Mr. and Mrs. William Pierce of Blue Point were guests of . Mr. and Mrs. William Clay and family on Sunday, when the eleventh wedding anniver- sary of Mr. and Mrs. Clay was cele- brated at their home on Long fsland avenue . Miss Emma Richard of Jamaica was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Wrobel and family of Waverly ave- nue on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Seaman and children , Janice and Ken- neth , of Manorvillo were guests Mon- day evening. Mr *. Charles Vetter , Miss A. E. Hope , Mrs. William Graham , Miss Norma Hope and Willia m Beitel and Mrs. 'Emma Wood of Brooklyn , guest of Miss A. E. Hope , attended a sup- per and Christmas fair at the Luther- an church in St. James last Wednes- day evening, Mr. and Mrs. J6scpli LoDcsl.ro of Flushing spent the week-end at their home on Waverly avenue , which they expect to occupy permanently in the near future. Mr. and Mrs, James Zunno of Woodside and Miss Millie Zunno of Corona spent the week-end with Mr, and Mrs. Anthony Zunno and family of Waverly avenue, The Ladies ' auxiliary of the Holts- ville Fire Department , Inc., met Mon- day evening: with 12 members pres- ent. Refreshments of sandwiche s , cuke and coffee were served by Mrs, Philip ' Aimmtiv and Mrs, Edward Boone. Mrs. George Sabine of Queens Vil- lage was a guest yesterday of Mr. and Mrs, J. A. Roy of Long Island avenue, Mr. and Mrs. Jame, <* Davis ond family of Lake Ronkonkoma and Mr. and Mrs, Elmer Baldwin and family of Farmingdale spent Sunday at the homo of Mr. and M*'s. John E. Hiker , Sr. Mrn, Roy Overton and son and daughter-in-law , Mr. and Mrs. Ray- mond Overton , motored to New York Sunday to visit relatives. The coldest weather in this vicin- ity was reported last Wednesday when the thermometer reached tho low mark of four degree** below aero nt 4:30 a, m, L Ronkonkoma G. S« Troop Invests Eight At a meeting of the intermediate Girl Scout group of Lake Ronkon- koma o . n Monday afternoon , an in- vestiture of eight girls was held. The new members are Rose and Frances Madden ,, Caroline Cosicli , Jean Dehe , Edith Okvist , Mary Ann Anderson. Naomi Singer, LueiM\ Maletich. Three .second intermediate girls received second class budges. These were Barbara Browne , Jean Berger and Vera McNulty. Gwendolyn Seibert and Dorothy Com ins , who were absent because ' of illness , will receive their badges at a later date, The llrownhi leader , Mrs. Malcolm Hawkins , and her troop were pres- ent , and a number of mothers were also guests, Games and songs were enjoyed. Next Monday evening the Senior girls of the troop will present a play, \Seven ' to One , \ about col- lege life , This will be given at the American Legion hall. 'Mr *. Pink- ham is coaching the girls. Families of the Intermediate patrol havo been invited to attend the play, One dollar end lifty centu is all it codta tor , a subacripUon to Tho Mid- bland Mull.

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