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Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., May 29, 1936 or June 1, 1936, page unknown:  citation only - 

"Beallsville" J C S 1936 - Rev. John S. Burson


Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., June 6, 1936, p. 7:

"Morris Hi Banquet Brought Together A Large Company - The Morris High alumni held its annual chicken dinner banquet in the basement of the Upper Ten Mile Church. This was one of the most successful banquets due to the untiring efforts of the president and secretary, Frank Swaggard and Mrs. Paul Elliott.
          "There were 113 present. After the dinner the program was held in the church auditorium. 
           "The speaker of the evening, Dr. A. O. Hindman, of Burgettstown, gave some timely remarks on education. Hope Rinehart, of Amity, pleased with a number of readings. A quartet was a special feature. Remarks were made by a number of former teachers and pupils.
           "Officers for the coming year were elected at the business meeting as follows: President, [Bruce ?] Day; secretary, Naomi Longdon; treasurer, Raynor Parkinson. "After the program the evening was spent in the high school auditorium where music was furnished by the Royal Ambassadors."

"Golden Link Class Has Good Meeting - Mrs. Frank Bedillion of Laboratory, was hostess Thursday night in her home to the members of the Golden Link Class of Laboratory Church. The business meeting was held with Mrs. Charles Polen, president, in charge of the meeting. The word for roll call was 'Courage'. Twenty members of the class were present and one new name, that of Mrs. Patrick Murphy, was added to the class roll. Following the business meeting a social hour was held, after which a covered dish luncheon was served."

"Miss Lucile Russell Graduates at Oberlin - H. Lucile Russell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. N. Russell, is one of the 227 Seniors of Oberlin College expecting to be graduated at Oberlin's 103rd annual Commencement June 9. Miss Russell has done her major work in Oberlin in the field of psychology and is now a candidate for the bachelor of arts degree.
"Miss Russell participated in campus activities, being head cheerleader for the annual basketball classic, and was a delegate of the Oberlin Mock Convention. Miss Russell is president of her dormitory, Pyle Inn.""Civcs Garden Group To Meet Monday Night - The Executive Committee of Civics Garden Department Events club and all standing committees will meet Monday night at 8 o'clock at the home of the chairman, Mrs. C. E. Carothers, Hall and Church streets, to prepare the program for next year."

"Branch C. E. Meeting - The Washington Branch of the Christian Endeavor Society will hold its regular meeting Monday night at 8 o'clock in the home of Miss Harriett Mumper, at Taylorstown. All officers and the presidents of all societies are urged to attend."

"Sang on Radio Program - Verner Gayvert, student at Trinity High School, sang yesterday morning on the KDKA program, his selection being 'Wagon Wheels'."

"Touring Shenandoah Valley - Miss Marian E. Fray, Miss Mary E. Bainer, Miss Virginia Brightwell and Miss Frances I. Johnson, of Washington, are on a motor trip through the Shanandoah Valley, expecting to take the Skyline Drive from Shanandoah to Charlottesville, before returning home."

"Is Visiting Her Son - Mrs. Edward Kaufmann, of West Hallam avenue is visiting with her son Harold Kaufmann and wife of Mt. Pleasant, Mich.""Returns to Michigan - Charles O'Brien who is employed with the Leonard Oil Company at Mt. Pleasant, Mich., has returned to his work after several days spent with friends in Washington."

"Return to Ambler - Mr. and Mrs. W. Lester Dodd of Ambler have returned to their home after spending Memorial Day at the homes of their parents, Mr. at the homes of their parents, Mr. avenue [sic, one phrase repeated twice], Mr. and Mrs. Albert S. Hewitt, of 431 East Maiden street." 



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