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June 2, 1982-The Journal Opinion-Page 9 N N Ray Burton Executive Councilor for: a air tour on May 16 through nor- and cities. Shown above at the N. is (left to right): Mr. and Mrs. of the North Haverhill Airport, former selectman of the Town of and Councilor Burton. Seven members of the Class of 1922 at Bradford Academy met at the home of Meda Kinghorn Saturday afternoon, May 22 with Nelliw Tucker as co-hostess. They then at- tended the Alumni banquet. The members were: Con- stance Weaver Danieis, Henrietta Murphy Drew, Alton Currier (and wife), Meda Stanley Kinghorn, ...... Floyd Marshall, Floyd Merrill, and Nellie Garfield Tucker. Bicycle Run The final event in the library promoted bicycle program was a Bicycle Run to Haverhill Green, Saturday, May 22. Seven youngsters and five adults participated. They were drilled by their leader that the road was a safe place to ride a bicycle if the laws • Barbara Sumner .4477 spent just running around you, locally, visiting friends. Meg won't come went back to New York with Connie Emerson of E. Corinth, who was driving out to visit her sister Cindy Hill. moments A good week, and good "today, weather prevailed most of the time! first ray, Town Topics Esther Hill attended a nil meeting for Town Clerks and Treasurers which was held in pail. Strafford on Wednesday, May slimething 19. On May 20, Esther Hill accompanied by Dodie Tucker, Betty Dresser and Darrell Dresser w.ere callers More News Vena Beehe was most happy last Wednesday when a longtime friend, Esther Hastings of Laconia, N.H., came to spend the afternoon. It was family night at the Sumner home on Saturday. Son-in-law and daughter, Ike and Lnida Jacohs of W. Lebanon with the grand- children, Craig Allen and Carey Anne came for supper and to spend the evening. The evening of May 28 was a special one for Ruth Jackson when she celebrated her 50th Year as a graduate from the Worcester City Hospital UNKNOWN on family members and School of Nursing. Along with friends in Chateaugay, several of her classmates and of a Malone and Dickinson Center many other alumni members .lumn N.Y. '.she enjoyed a dinner at the Doyleand Christable and Alfred Hill of Pennock of Saxton's River The girls spent last weekend with Ginny and Ken Southworth. Sunday they visited afternoon, joined by brother Dave of Pete Slack, they visited Dora Jim of and Ellis Wheeler in S. and "Pete" Ryegate. (Dora is Ginny's and their sister) enjoyed Luther Johnson, who is a wife member of the Bradford Unit home in of the National Guard, left on visited Saturday, May 29, for two and family, weeks of maneuvers at Camp Drum, N.Y. oined Edgar Guest wrote: of the -- A poet once this sentence Center as penned: "The one is rich who has a friend!" I read it and I sisters were thought: "How true! He must to treat their have had a friend like yon." for a Brooksie's Corinth in town John and Friends of Marie Cavalier their way are sorry to hear she is now in uncle and the Brook Hollow Con- and Diddle valescence Home in Wallingford, Conn. 06492. She Irene and would enjoy hearing from you. with their In appreciation for all the at her help over the past year to the town. In the Robert Chamber's family e went to Irene Ricker Was the guest of to the home of Bob and Sue Chamber to her d ghter, Pat first Red Sex Baseball Game w  a special at Fenway Park in Boston. party for Along with Bob, Sue and Irene m .helle, who were Meg Chambers and her 19th Irene's two grandsons of W. Newbury.  Bernie Curley of Doyle, of Beston and Corinthalsojoined "tained the the group and enjoyed the I and in the game with them. vt d Irene's . Maryanne Monahan, R.N., [andin and from Boston, Mass., recently , N.H. spent a weekend with Bob and dayf was Sue Chambers. ,ii Driftwood Restaurant in Shrewsbury, Mass. Special recognition went to the Class of 1932 and a won- derful evening was enjoyed by all. Ruth and Jack returned home on Saturday, May 29 and were joined for the holiday weekend by their daughter and husband, Joanne and Charles Mahey of Natick, Mass., along with grandson Doug and Brian, a special friend of doogs'. Note It doesn't take long to jot down your news or make a phone call! Remember please. Eleanm" Burroughs Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Crawford of Fairfield, Conn., were weekend guests of his son and wife Peter Crawford and Holly Young. Daniel Carter was one of the happy graduates from UVM on Saturday, May 22. He graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Those to attend this oc- cassion were his parents Robert and ChrisUn Carter • and his brother Calvin all of Corinth; his sister and husband Roger and Andrea Blow; also his sister Noreen Russell and two sons, all of Newport. Several ladies from Corinth and Bradford met at the home of Irene Ricker Tuesday, May 25 for a "Farewell" to Frank and Joan Parker before they leave for their journey to Brazil to resume their missionary work there. Christine Carter has opened the Nimble Thimble Fabric Shop in Bradford on the Lower Plain. W. Corinth May 26 and 27 Dr. Susi Learmonth attended a two day conference at the Medical Center Hospital in Burlington entitled ' Aging in Vermont. She says she is getting prepared. So soon Susi? Bobby and Bodie Mosenthal recently spent a. week in Chagrin Falls, Ohio,. w h.e they saw many ot mew friends. Since returning home, they visited their son Scott in Tarrytown, N.Y., and at- tended a concert there in which Scott participated. On Saturday they were with their daughter, Bambi Wood, to watch her perform in a faculty talent show in New Canaan, Conn. The Mosenthals returned home on Sunday. Nina Brown and daughter Abra were in Boston May 22 where they visited friends and the Museum of Fine Arts. Abra was especially in- terested in the Egyptian Collection there. INTERESTING FACT If you trade your car in every two years or so, it EXHIBIT--This Benningtea doesn't pay to buy near the Is among the 160 hls end of the model year. You'll lose an extra year in Vermont folk artists on depreciation. in Season" at the Vermont in Montpelier from May 1O through INTERESTING FACT exhibit of Vermont folk art is There are t00 fancy Verlnont Council on the Arts. varieties of goldfish. were followed, such as riding on the right side of the road, using hand signals correctly and words when necessary. That the rules were properly learned was evident the next day as two riders went through the village proclaiming, "I am passing" and, "I am going to stop." Movie An outstanding movie was presented at the library, Tuesday. One school teacher, two members of the library board, the librarian and one citizen really learned the facts of gasoline consumption and maintenance of a car. All were surprised to find how often they missed the best way to get results because of ignorance. Vincent Tomes was present from the Valley News. More News Cynthia Underhill has passed her demanding Red Cross Life Savers Course which qualifies her to be in charge of a swimming program. For the first time in the history of the town a flag was put on the grave of a woman veteran -- that of Marion Hazen who died since last Memorial Day, 1981. The Piermont Village School Graduation will be held at the town hall, June 9. The graduates are: Gary Perkins, Eric Littlejohn, Heather Sch- mid, Elizabeth Trussell, Deborah White, Donald Wilkins, Kimberly Williams. The Christmas Club reminds people to save suitable house cleaning discards for the annual rummage sale*vhich they sponsor in July. Mrs. Floyd Smith attended a Mother and Daughter banquet in Concord, N.H. May 14th with her daughter, Mrs. Robert Baker. Of the 100 mothers present, she had traveled the farthest. One of the highlights of the program was a display of wedding gowns dating from 1834 to 1978. Among the 300 people who attended the annual awards dinner in Lebanon were the following from Piermont: the Rev. Robert Robb, Vira Clayburn, Arvilla Bedford, Helen Underhill, and Florence Robbins. All received awards. Robert Evans wrote the Piermont news last week. We thank him for good coverage• Postmaster Marge Wardrop attended the Five State Convention of the National I.ague of Postmasters at the Lake Morey Inn last week. Widows' Support Group The next meeting of the area Widows' Support Group will be a potluck supper at the home of Nelda Coulter at 4: 30, June 16. Call her at 272-4893. Welcome to all for fellowship and sharing. The season has started with the appearance of the Pier- mont Inn sign. Their new hedge of imported lilacs is in bloom for the first time. Signing Off The little old lady who has been addming bits of Pier- mont news to her publicity for the library and Historical Society is signing off com- pletely. This means no more black and white photography which the publisher has en- couraged and taught and which has been fun. From the 1976 Library Bookmarks we quote: HOMEPLACE Distant Mountains Snow Crowned Lilac Bushes Spring Gowned Boiling Sap Sngar-on-Snow Curving River Sunset Glow Strawberries Ripe Hayfields Hot Springfed Brooks Swimming Spot Autumn Color Far-famed Antlered Buck Untamed Winding Roads Uphill - Down Peaked Mountain Piermont Town Farewell-- F.R. W. CORINTH00 W. CORINTH-- This has been a week ,of "developments" here in our little village. By week's ebb, fiddiehead ferns everywhere had unrolled their green snail-like noggens, Persian lilacs had opened into full blossom, Corky Kramer had aired out the musty halls of the Threshold Institute and settled in for the summer; and perhaps most significantly, it was a week when Richard went out and Dan came in. More on that later. On top of these new developments, there were numerous outings and ex- cursions. Lena Corti of the Cassville Regional Planning Commission accompanied Tom Watkin, Annick Leymarie, and Lyle Shep- person to Littleton, N.H., where they ate large amounts of fried scallops and ice cream covered with strawberries and hot butterscotch. Lena said she has never seen so few people eat so much. "I can't believe it, I can't believe it," she said over and over and over. The four then took Polaroid snapshots of various things. Outside the restaurant, there was quite a remarkable gathering of fishermen and fisherwomen celebrating a three-day fishing contest. They were all seated in bright purple straight-backed chairs and listening to a man on a balcony, who was telling them fishing stories. All were truly rapt and there were many expensive cars and sunburns to be seen. Lyle spoke at length on the New Hampshire practice of placing house doorways on the gable ends of buildings, which he said makes considerably more sense than placing a door under the cave of a roof so snow and icicles can fall on one's head. Peter and Holly Crawford- Young were visited by Peter's parents from Connecticut and the group reported a pleasurable weekend. Gardening Garden-planting has been concluded just about everywhere. This year, more than in past years, people have been adding flowers to the list of things they grow in their gardens. Leymarie took lessons from Nina Brown on how to plant flowers in ap- propriate places. Immediately after the last lesson, Leymarie went to the Free Will Church and began planting. There are now various freestyle plots all around. Other flower gardens have been seen at the Kleins, the Burroughs, the Senecals, the Browns, the Purdue's, and in other places. Fewer lawnmowers have been seen in the village this spring. Grass is seven inches tall in some parts of town, prompting the Threshold Institute to tke under ad- visement the entire question of grass and the efficacy of cutting it. "The efficacy of grass cutting in the country depends on what objectives you want to achieve," said an institute spokesman. "And that of course will be the difficulty with our study. Community objectives are never easy to know; you must realize there is a whole democratic process involved. You have to ask each person with a lawn what their objectives are. Then you have to correlate and collate." Institute chair Corky Kramer has officially tran- sferred the Institute to April Fool Farm -- the traditional summer residence. There was no public ceremony attendant on the transfer, but a private service was held at the farm. Almost no hard details were available, although several of our usually observant residents saw blue smoke rising from the institute chimney. Richard will be staying in New York from now on after an unsuccessful experiment with W. Corinth. He is reported to have said that his experiences here on two recent weekends were pleasant, but that Fire Island is more to his liking. Dan who lives in Washington will be a more frequent visitor. Dina Dubois, who recently planted an acre of asparagus, said she is pleased. There is talk that Dina will become a full-time resident of the village soon. The city life may not be for her after all, she said in a quick interview last week. QUOTE "He who does not know the force of words cannot know men." Confucius BEST OF PRESS Right The chief trouble with this country is too darned many legal ways to steal. -Constitution, Atlanta. ,, QUOTE are, and not fine stables, makes a good horse." Danish proverb E. CORINTH 4-H Cougars On May 15, some members of the Corinth Cougars 4-H Club attended the 4-H Festival held at the Randolph- Braintree Union High School. Three girls from Nancy White's cooking class, Amanda Danforth, Sheri Five area students are Lyndon State graduates LYNDON CENTER-- Five area residents were among the students awarded degrees at Lyndon State College's 70th commencement exercises on May 23. The degree of Bachelor of Science was awarded to Joanne Elizabeth Durkee, Tunbridge; and Fawn Marie Pushee, Bradford. The degree of Bachelor of Arts was awarded to Dale M. Kennedy, Chelsea; and Cynthia Ann Maxfield, Post Mills. Receiving the degree of Associate of Science was Stuart Levasseur, South Royalton. Stalker and Jennie Alden won a blue ribbon with their health food candy which they called "Peanut Power". Wendy Heidenreich's group, Tracy Ordaway, Amy Acker, Mary Jane Coffrin, Brook Heidenreich and Angel Danforth received a yellow ribbon with their soap car- ving. On June 5 both groups will attend the state com- petition in Barre. Minerva Chapter No. 68 Following the regular meeting of Minerva Chapter 68 O.E.S. on May 25 there was an installation service for the three members who were unable to be installed at the joint Mason-O.E.S. service on April 22. Being installed at this time were: Judy McKay, matron; Grace Gibby, con- ductress; Duncan McKay, sentinel. The installing matron was Rose Bresette, aunt of Judy McKay; Robert Donnley Jr., patron; Dorothea Terrill, marshall; Berdina Perry, organist; Stella Knapp, chaplain. Guests present included Elwin Towle, Grand Sentinel and Mrs. Towle and I I Wilfiam Wolfe, district deputy and Mrs. Wolfe. Also, guests from Barre and relatives and friends of Judy and Duncan McKay attended. Town Topics Mrs. Mary Roy of the Pike Hill district of Corinth has recently completed the Adult Basic Education Program and in September will he attending the Vocational Technical College in Claremont, N.H. She will take the Licensed Practical Nursing Course. Mary is presently employed at the Rowan Court Nursing Home in Barre as an aide. She is the daughter of Mrs. Bessie Brown, formerly of Corinth, now of E. Mansfield, Mass. The altar flowers on the church altar last Sunday were given by Bert and Mary Holland in memory of her mother, Mrs. Mary Hunter. The carnation on the altar celebrates the birth of Amanda Marie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jon Stryker. A gift of $335 was received from the Love Loaf in gathering, Hunger, a project of World Vision, 40 percent of the amount was sent by the E. Stella Knapp 439-5762 Corinth church to Heifer Project to buy a goat to he sent to the Philipines. Waits River Mrs. Clinton Sawye 439-5445 Mrs. Louise Gilbert of Williston spent last Friday with her parents the Kenneth Battens. Dr. Stewart and Dr. Joan Dodge of Ithia, N.Y., spent several days this past week with her mother Mrs. Phyllis Sommer. While there, Stewart took care of the flower garden. Mrs. Sommer is confined to a wheelchair. Golden Agers The "Golden Agers" met Wednesday noon at Fellowship hall for their usual monthly pot luck dinner and social hour. Homemakers The Homemakers (Triangle Club) will meet Monday June 7 with Stella Knapp. There will be a speaker from Bradford Food Store, who will talk on health roducts and show slides. Valedictorian named at Woodsville High Lisa Strickland WOODSVILLE-- Miss Lisa Strickland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Strickland of Woodsville has been named the Valedictorian of the Class of 1982 of Woodsville High School. She has participated in field hockey, basketball, and softball during all four years. She was a member of both the Junior and Senior National Honor Societies and was the secretary of the Student Council during her junior year. She also was co-captain of this year's varsity softball team. Lisa will attend Biscayne College in Miami, Florida, where she will major in Sports Administration. S. RYEGATE ..... Mother-Daughter Banquet The Mother-Daughter Banquet, held May 22 in the vestry of the United Presbyterian Church, was attended by 100 guests. The colors of the evening were pastel, showing in table cloths, napkins, and place cards. A standing doll served as center piece for each table. These has been made by Barbara Ruppert, Dolly Phelps and Winona Sulham. The room was decorated with lilacs and apple blossoms, arranged by Irene Johnson. Pansy trimmed place and menu cards were made by Joyce Frost, Marion Redding, Gloria Welch, Sandra Welch, and Doris McLam. The Pansies on cards came from the McLean Nursuries, N. Haverhill, N.H. Men who worked in the kitchen were Robert Johnson, John Zampieri, Daniel Florevltine, Eugene Murphy, Calvin Frost, Jonathan Ruppert, Iuis Giroux and Ellsworth Frost. The honored guest and toastmistress was Laura Page, Groton, the Vermont Mother of The Year. She gave the awards of bouquets to the oldest mother, Eva Beckley, whose daughter, Barbara Ruppert was present; the youngest mother, Sandra Welch, with daughter Amanda; the mother with the most daughters, four, in at- tendance, Raelene Wright; daughter who traveled the most miles, Trudy Wright Super, Connecticut, and DeAnn Page Welch, Maine. There were three families with four generations present; Ruth Hatch, great grand- mother; Clara Puffer, grandmother ; Deborah Milner, mother, and twins, Clarissa and Katrina Lackey. Then Lois Brill, great gran- dmother; Gloria Welch, grandmother; Sandra Welch, mother, and Amanda Welch, daughter. The third family Leslie Strickland WOODSVILLE-- Miss Leslie Strickland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Strickland of Woodsville has been named the Salutatorian of the Class of 1982 of Woodsville High School. Throughout her four years of high school she has par- ticipated in alpine and cross- country skiing, field hockey, basketball and softball. Leslie was co-captain of this year's team. She wfis also a member of both the Junior and Senior ,National Honor Societies. Leslie plans on attending Plymouth State College in the fall and will major in Business Administration. Dorothy Homeister consisted of Delia Locke, great grandmother; Lorraine Breault, grandmother; Jean Beckley, mother, and daughters Sara and Carolyn. Mrs. Page spoke of some of her experiences as Mother of the Year and her subject was The Blessings of Motherhood. Cadet Michail S. Grimes, third year student at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., has been in- formed that he has made The Commandants List for Military Performance. He is the son of David and Jane Grimes of S. Ryegate, and the Grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Grimes, Whitefield, N.H. and Mrs. Ethel Charland, Littleton, N.H. Ladles Aid The Ladies Aid members who spent three days cleaning the church vestry, in preparation for the summer activities, were Doris McLam, Elsie Murphy, Irene Johnson, Dorothy Homeister, Virginia Ross, Joyce Frost, Pearl Grant and Joyce Zampieri. Charles and Martha Grant left May 25 to spend several days in Readfield, Me., with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thayer and daughters. Mrs. Lee Dawley, who has been teaching in Albany, N.Y., has returned to her home here for the summer months. Her son, Keith Siekierski, Barre, went to Albany for his mother, May 22. Mrs. Marjory Peach, W. Newbury, who has recently returned from Florida, called on Mrs. Doris McLam May 25. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Frost, S. Norwalk, Conn., called on his two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mary Frost and Mrs. Winifred Frost, May 21. Mr. and Mrs. Fred La Valley, Barre, spent May 22 with her sister, Mrs. Mary Frost. Mrs. Gloria was graduated from Johnson State College with high distinction from the External Degree Program with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Lisa M. Hall PIKE Lisa M. Hall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Hall of Cutting Hill Road, Pike has been named the Third Honor Recipient of the Class of 1982 of Woodsville High School. Miss Hall has been a four year member of the National Honor Society, for which she has served as vice-president and president. She has also been a member of the Concert Band, Stage Band, Language Club, Junior Varsity Basketball team, and she has served as a Yearbook Editor. She was an alternate at St. Paul's School Advanced Studies Program for French. This year Miss Hall finished second in the state finals of the VFW Voice of Democracy essay contest. She will attend Saint Anselm College next fall. t Ryegate ,,,,,, , Blue MI. Grange Blue Mountain Grange 263 held its regular meetings Tuesday evening, May 25, with 21 members present. Women's Activities Chairman Beulah LaBay announced that Judy McLure's entry in the National Grange Sewing Contest placed second at the State Level. Judy's entry was a dress for her daughter Kimberly. Mrs. LaBay also reminded members of the traveling basket which is being cir- culated amongst Grange families as a money raiser for the Women's Activities Committee. A box of pansies, grown by Alfred LaBay, was offered for sale for the benefit of the Women's Activities Committee, and they were won by Ellsworth Frost. Donations were made to the Ryegate Little League Program and to the IFYE Program. It was voted to authorize the committee, which has been looking into the possibility of purchasing folding chairs for the Grange Hall, to present a report of descriptions of Several styles of chairs and their prices at the next meeting. Town News Beulah LaBay introduced the guest speaker for the evening Alden Minet from Bath, N.H. Mr. Minot shared his experiences on his recent trip to Arizona as the Soil Conservation Service Out- standing Cooperator from Vermont and New Hampshire. There will be no meeting June 8, and the next meeting is planned for June 22. The Grange Cooking Contest will be held at that time. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Piper, Erica and Adam attended the New England Plott Sectional Dog Trials Saturday and Sandra L. Morris HAVERHI Sandra L. Morris, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Morris of Haverhill has received the Fourth Honor Award of the Woodsville High School Class of 1982. Miss Morris has been a member of the band for four • years, was the manager of the field hockey team during her junior and senior years, and played on the basketball and softball teams her junior year. She is a member of the Senior National Honor Society and is the current vice-president. In the fall Miss Morris will attend the University of New Hampshire where she will major in computer science. _ ancy Perkins 584-I I Sunday, May 22-23, in W. Swanzey, N.H. Their plott "Grand Champion Wallace Hill Raison" was judged the high scoring plott female and also placed third in the registered hunt. They were awarded a trophy for each of the two events. Andrea Nelson was an overnight guest Wednesday, May 19, of Mr, and Mrs. Edward McLure and daughter Kimherly. That same night Jared McLure stayed over- night with Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Nelson, Curtis and James, Mr. and Mrs. Edward .. McLure, Kimberly and Jared, Jacqueline McLure of E. Ryegate; Jim Emerson of Bradford; Jennifer McLure and Susan Burns of S Royalton; and Bette Davisdon of Groton were Sunday ditmer guests of Mr. and Mrs. Warren McLure, Jeanette and Marie and Mrs. Edward Corliss. Mrs. Lee Piper hosted a housewares party Tuesday evening, May 18, with 14 present. • Final Square Dance Twenty-six people attended the final square dance of the season at Blue Mountain Grange Hall Saturday evening, May 22. Following the dance all were invited to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Winston Currier in Monroe, N.H., for Mexican Food. The group presented the Curriers with a housewarming gift of several trees and plants'to set out at their new-home. The square dances will resume in September. Mrs. William Nelson, Grant, Hannah, Andrew, and Betsey and Mrs. Stewart White en- joyed birthday cake with Mrs. Fremont Nelson, Darcy, Matthew, and Ethan Monday, May 24, in honor of Marsha Nelson's birthday. Darcy and Matthew Nelson, (please turn to page t0) June 2, 1982-The Journal Opinion-Page 9 N N Ray Burton Executive Councilor for: a air tour on May 16 through nor- and cities. Shown above at the N. is (left to right): Mr. and Mrs. of the North Haverhill Airport, former selectman of the Town of and Councilor Burton. Seven members of the Class of 1922 at Bradford Academy met at the home of Meda Kinghorn Saturday afternoon, May 22 with Nelliw Tucker as co-hostess. They then at- tended the Alumni banquet. The members were: Con- stance Weaver Danieis, Henrietta Murphy Drew, Alton Currier (and wife), Meda Stanley Kinghorn, ...... Floyd Marshall, Floyd Merrill, and Nellie Garfield Tucker. Bicycle Run The final event in the library promoted bicycle program was a Bicycle Run to Haverhill Green, Saturday, May 22. Seven youngsters and five adults participated. They were drilled by their leader that the road was a safe place to ride a bicycle if the laws • Barbara Sumner .4477 spent just running around you, locally, visiting friends. Meg won't come went back to New York with Connie Emerson of E. Corinth, who was driving out to visit her sister Cindy Hill. moments A good week, and good "today, weather prevailed most of the time! first ray, Town Topics Esther Hill attended a nil meeting for Town Clerks and Treasurers which was held in pail. Strafford on Wednesday, May slimething 19. On May 20, Esther Hill accompanied by Dodie Tucker, Betty Dresser and Darrell Dresser w.ere callers More News Vena Beehe was most happy last Wednesday when a longtime friend, Esther Hastings of Laconia, N.H., came to spend the afternoon. It was family night at the Sumner home on Saturday. Son-in-law and daughter, Ike and Lnida Jacohs of W. Lebanon with the grand- children, Craig Allen and Carey Anne came for supper and to spend the evening. The evening of May 28 was a special one for Ruth Jackson when she celebrated her 50th Year as a graduate from the Worcester City Hospital UNKNOWN on family members and School of Nursing. Along with friends in Chateaugay, several of her classmates and of a Malone and Dickinson Center many other alumni members .lumn N.Y. '.she enjoyed a dinner at the Doyleand Christable and Alfred Hill of Pennock of Saxton's River The girls spent last weekend with Ginny and Ken Southworth. Sunday they visited afternoon, joined by brother Dave of Pete Slack, they visited Dora Jim of and Ellis Wheeler in S. and "Pete" Ryegate. (Dora is Ginny's and their sister) enjoyed Luther Johnson, who is a wife member of the Bradford Unit home in of the National Guard, left on visited Saturday, May 29, for two and family, weeks of maneuvers at Camp Drum, N.Y. oined Edgar Guest wrote: of the -- A poet once this sentence Center as penned: "The one is rich who has a friend!" I read it and I sisters were thought: "How true! He must to treat their have had a friend like yon." for a Brooksie's Corinth in town John and Friends of Marie Cavalier their way are sorry to hear she is now in uncle and the Brook Hollow Con- and Diddle valescence Home in Wallingford, Conn. 06492. She Irene and would enjoy hearing from you. with their In appreciation for all the at her help over the past year to the town. In the Robert Chamber's family e went to Irene Ricker Was the guest of to the home of Bob and Sue Chamber to her d ghter, Pat first Red Sex Baseball Game w  a special at Fenway Park in Boston. party for Along with Bob, Sue and Irene m .helle, who were Meg Chambers and her 19th Irene's two grandsons of W. Newbury.  Bernie Curley of Doyle, of Beston and Corinthalsojoined "tained the the group and enjoyed the I and in the game with them. vt d Irene's . Maryanne Monahan, R.N., [andin and from Boston, Mass., recently , N.H. spent a weekend with Bob and dayf was Sue Chambers. ,ii Driftwood Restaurant in Shrewsbury, Mass. Special recognition went to the Class of 1932 and a won- derful evening was enjoyed by all. Ruth and Jack returned home on Saturday, May 29 and were joined for the holiday weekend by their daughter and husband, Joanne and Charles Mahey of Natick, Mass., along with grandson Doug and Brian, a special friend of doogs'. Note It doesn't take long to jot down your news or make a phone call! Remember please. Eleanm" Burroughs Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Crawford of Fairfield, Conn., were weekend guests of his son and wife Peter Crawford and Holly Young. Daniel Carter was one of the happy graduates from UVM on Saturday, May 22. He graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Those to attend this oc- cassion were his parents Robert and ChrisUn Carter • and his brother Calvin all of Corinth; his sister and husband Roger and Andrea Blow; also his sister Noreen Russell and two sons, all of Newport. Several ladies from Corinth and Bradford met at the home of Irene Ricker Tuesday, May 25 for a "Farewell" to Frank and Joan Parker before they leave for their journey to Brazil to resume their missionary work there. Christine Carter has opened the Nimble Thimble Fabric Shop in Bradford on the Lower Plain. W. Corinth May 26 and 27 Dr. Susi Learmonth attended a two day conference at the Medical Center Hospital in Burlington entitled ' Aging in Vermont. She says she is getting prepared. So soon Susi? Bobby and Bodie Mosenthal recently spent a. week in Chagrin Falls, Ohio,. w h.e they saw many ot mew friends. Since returning home, they visited their son Scott in Tarrytown, N.Y., and at- tended a concert there in which Scott participated. On Saturday they were with their daughter, Bambi Wood, to watch her perform in a faculty talent show in New Canaan, Conn. The Mosenthals returned home on Sunday. Nina Brown and daughter Abra were in Boston May 22 where they visited friends and the Museum of Fine Arts. Abra was especially in- terested in the Egyptian Collection there. INTERESTING FACT If you trade your car in every two years or so, it EXHIBIT--This Benningtea doesn't pay to buy near the Is among the 160 hls end of the model year. You'll lose an extra year in Vermont folk artists on depreciation. in Season" at the Vermont in Montpelier from May 1O through INTERESTING FACT exhibit of Vermont folk art is There are t00 fancy Verlnont Council on the Arts. varieties of goldfish. were followed, such as riding on the right side of the road, using hand signals correctly and words when necessary. That the rules were properly learned was evident the next day as two riders went through the village proclaiming, "I am passing" and, "I am going to stop." Movie An outstanding movie was presented at the library, Tuesday. One school teacher, two members of the library board, the librarian and one citizen really learned the facts of gasoline consumption and maintenance of a car. All were surprised to find how often they missed the best way to get results because of ignorance. Vincent Tomes was present from the Valley News. More News Cynthia Underhill has passed her demanding Red Cross Life Savers Course which qualifies her to be in charge of a swimming program. For the first time in the history of the town a flag was put on the grave of a woman veteran -- that of Marion Hazen who died since last Memorial Day, 1981. The Piermont Village School Graduation will be held at the town hall, June 9. The graduates are: Gary Perkins, Eric Littlejohn, Heather Sch- mid, Elizabeth Trussell, Deborah White, Donald Wilkins, Kimberly Williams. The Christmas Club reminds people to save suitable house cleaning discards for the annual rummage sale*vhich they sponsor in July. Mrs. Floyd Smith attended a Mother and Daughter banquet in Concord, N.H. May 14th with her daughter, Mrs. Robert Baker. Of the 100 mothers present, she had traveled the farthest. One of the highlights of the program was a display of wedding gowns dating from 1834 to 1978. Among the 300 people who attended the annual awards dinner in Lebanon were the following from Piermont: the Rev. Robert Robb, Vira Clayburn, Arvilla Bedford, Helen Underhill, and Florence Robbins. All received awards. Robert Evans wrote the Piermont news last week. We thank him for good coverage• Postmaster Marge Wardrop attended the Five State Convention of the National I.ague of Postmasters at the Lake Morey Inn last week. Widows' Support Group The next meeting of the area Widows' Support Group will be a potluck supper at the home of Nelda Coulter at 4: 30, June 16. Call her at 272-4893. Welcome to all for fellowship and sharing. The season has started with the appearance of the Pier- mont Inn sign. Their new hedge of imported lilacs is in bloom for the first time. Signing Off The little old lady who has been addming bits of Pier- mont news to her publicity for the library and Historical Society is signing off com- pletely. This means no more black and white photography which the publisher has en- couraged and taught and which has been fun. From the 1976 Library Bookmarks we quote: HOMEPLACE Distant Mountains Snow Crowned Lilac Bushes Spring Gowned Boiling Sap Sngar-on-Snow Curving River Sunset Glow Strawberries Ripe Hayfields Hot Springfed Brooks Swimming Spot Autumn Color Far-famed Antlered Buck Untamed Winding Roads Uphill - Down Peaked Mountain Piermont Town Farewell-- F.R. W. CORINTH00 W. CORINTH-- This has been a week ,of "developments" here in our little village. By week's ebb, fiddiehead ferns everywhere had unrolled their green snail-like noggens, Persian lilacs had opened into full blossom, Corky Kramer had aired out the musty halls of the Threshold Institute and settled in for the summer; and perhaps most significantly, it was a week when Richard went out and Dan came in. More on that later. On top of these new developments, there were numerous outings and ex- cursions. Lena Corti of the Cassville Regional Planning Commission accompanied Tom Watkin, Annick Leymarie, and Lyle Shep- person to Littleton, N.H., where they ate large amounts of fried scallops and ice cream covered with strawberries and hot butterscotch. Lena said she has never seen so few people eat so much. "I can't believe it, I can't believe it," she said over and over and over. The four then took Polaroid snapshots of various things. Outside the restaurant, there was quite a remarkable gathering of fishermen and fisherwomen celebrating a three-day fishing contest. They were all seated in bright purple straight-backed chairs and listening to a man on a balcony, who was telling them fishing stories. All were truly rapt and there were many expensive cars and sunburns to be seen. Lyle spoke at length on the New Hampshire practice of placing house doorways on the gable ends of buildings, which he said makes considerably more sense than placing a door under the cave of a roof so snow and icicles can fall on one's head. Peter and Holly Crawford- Young were visited by Peter's parents from Connecticut and the group reported a pleasurable weekend. Gardening Garden-planting has been concluded just about everywhere. This year, more than in past years, people have been adding flowers to the list of things they grow in their gardens. Leymarie took lessons from Nina Brown on how to plant flowers in ap- propriate places. Immediately after the last lesson, Leymarie went to the Free Will Church and began planting. There are now various freestyle plots all around. Other flower gardens have been seen at the Kleins, the Burroughs, the Senecals, the Browns, the Purdue's, and in other places. Fewer lawnmowers have been seen in the village this spring. Grass is seven inches tall in some parts of town, prompting the Threshold Institute to tke under ad- visement the entire question of grass and the efficacy of cutting it. "The efficacy of grass cutting in the country depends on what objectives you want to achieve," said an institute spokesman. "And that of course will be the difficulty with our study. Community objectives are never easy to know; you must realize there is a whole democratic process involved. You have to ask each person with a lawn what their objectives are. Then you have to correlate and collate." Institute chair Corky Kramer has officially tran- sferred the Institute to April Fool Farm -- the traditional summer residence. There was no public ceremony attendant on the transfer, but a private service was held at the farm. Almost no hard details were available, although several of our usually observant residents saw blue smoke rising from the institute chimney. Richard will be staying in New York from now on after an unsuccessful experiment with W. Corinth. He is reported to have said that his experiences here on two recent weekends were pleasant, but that Fire Island is more to his liking. Dan who lives in Washington will be a more frequent visitor. Dina Dubois, who recently planted an acre of asparagus, said she is pleased. There is talk that Dina will become a full-time resident of the village soon. The city life may not be for her after all, she said in a quick interview last week. QUOTE "He who does not know the force of words cannot know men." Confucius BEST OF PRESS Right The chief trouble with this country is too darned many legal ways to steal. -Constitution, Atlanta. ,, QUOTE are, and not fine stables, makes a good horse." Danish proverb E. CORINTH 4-H Cougars On May 15, some members of the Corinth Cougars 4-H Club attended the 4-H Festival held at the Randolph- Braintree Union High School. Three girls from Nancy White's cooking class, Amanda Danforth, Sheri Five area students are Lyndon State graduates LYNDON CENTER-- Five area residents were among the students awarded degrees at Lyndon State College's 70th commencement exercises on May 23. The degree of Bachelor of Science was awarded to Joanne Elizabeth Durkee, Tunbridge; and Fawn Marie Pushee, Bradford. The degree of Bachelor of Arts was awarded to Dale M. Kennedy, Chelsea; and Cynthia Ann Maxfield, Post Mills. Receiving the degree of Associate of Science was Stuart Levasseur, South Royalton. Stalker and Jennie Alden won a blue ribbon with their health food candy which they called "Peanut Power". Wendy Heidenreich's group, Tracy Ordaway, Amy Acker, Mary Jane Coffrin, Brook Heidenreich and Angel Danforth received a yellow ribbon with their soap car- ving. On June 5 both groups will attend the state com- petition in Barre. Minerva Chapter No. 68 Following the regular meeting of Minerva Chapter 68 O.E.S. on May 25 there was an installation service for the three members who were unable to be installed at the joint Mason-O.E.S. service on April 22. Being installed at this time were: Judy McKay, matron; Grace Gibby, con- ductress; Duncan McKay, sentinel. The installing matron was Rose Bresette, aunt of Judy McKay; Robert Donnley Jr., patron; Dorothea Terrill, marshall; Berdina Perry, organist; Stella Knapp, chaplain. Guests present included Elwin Towle, Grand Sentinel and Mrs. Towle and I I Wilfiam Wolfe, district deputy and Mrs. Wolfe. Also, guests from Barre and relatives and friends of Judy and Duncan McKay attended. Town Topics Mrs. Mary Roy of the Pike Hill district of Corinth has recently completed the Adult Basic Education Program and in September will he attending the Vocational Technical College in Claremont, N.H. She will take the Licensed Practical Nursing Course. Mary is presently employed at the Rowan Court Nursing Home in Barre as an aide. She is the daughter of Mrs. Bessie Brown, formerly of Corinth, now of E. Mansfield, Mass. The altar flowers on the church altar last Sunday were given by Bert and Mary Holland in memory of her mother, Mrs. Mary Hunter. The carnation on the altar celebrates the birth of Amanda Marie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jon Stryker. A gift of $335 was received from the Love Loaf in gathering, Hunger, a project of World Vision, 40 percent of the amount was sent by the E. Stella Knapp 439-5762 Corinth church to Heifer Project to buy a goat to he sent to the Philipines. Waits River Mrs. Clinton Sawye 439-5445 Mrs. Louise Gilbert of Williston spent last Friday with her parents the Kenneth Battens. Dr. Stewart and Dr. Joan Dodge of Ithia, N.Y., spent several days this past week with her mother Mrs. Phyllis Sommer. While there, Stewart took care of the flower garden. Mrs. Sommer is confined to a wheelchair. Golden Agers The "Golden Agers" met Wednesday noon at Fellowship hall for their usual monthly pot luck dinner and social hour. Homemakers The Homemakers (Triangle Club) will meet Monday June 7 with Stella Knapp. There will be a speaker from Bradford Food Store, who will talk on health roducts and show slides. Valedictorian named at Woodsville High Lisa Strickland WOODSVILLE-- Miss Lisa Strickland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Strickland of Woodsville has been named the Valedictorian of the Class of 1982 of Woodsville High School. She has participated in field hockey, basketball, and softball during all four years. She was a member of both the Junior and Senior National Honor Societies and was the secretary of the Student Council during her junior year. She also was co-captain of this year's varsity softball team. Lisa will attend Biscayne College in Miami, Florida, where she will major in Sports Administration. S. RYEGATE ..... Mother-Daughter Banquet The Mother-Daughter Banquet, held May 22 in the vestry of the United Presbyterian Church, was attended by 100 guests. The colors of the evening were pastel, showing in table cloths, napkins, and place cards. A standing doll served as center piece for each table. These has been made by Barbara Ruppert, Dolly Phelps and Winona Sulham. The room was decorated with lilacs and apple blossoms, arranged by Irene Johnson. Pansy trimmed place and menu cards were made by Joyce Frost, Marion Redding, Gloria Welch, Sandra Welch, and Doris McLam. The Pansies on cards came from the McLean Nursuries, N. Haverhill, N.H. Men who worked in the kitchen were Robert Johnson, John Zampieri, Daniel Florevltine, Eugene Murphy, Calvin Frost, Jonathan Ruppert, Iuis Giroux and Ellsworth Frost. The honored guest and toastmistress was Laura Page, Groton, the Vermont Mother of The Year. She gave the awards of bouquets to the oldest mother, Eva Beckley, whose daughter, Barbara Ruppert was present; the youngest mother, Sandra Welch, with daughter Amanda; the mother with the most daughters, four, in at- tendance, Raelene Wright; daughter who traveled the most miles, Trudy Wright Super, Connecticut, and DeAnn Page Welch, Maine. There were three families with four generations present; Ruth Hatch, great grand- mother; Clara Puffer, grandmother ; Deborah Milner, mother, and twins, Clarissa and Katrina Lackey. Then Lois Brill, great gran- dmother; Gloria Welch, grandmother; Sandra Welch, mother, and Amanda Welch, daughter. The third family Leslie Strickland WOODSVILLE-- Miss Leslie Strickland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Strickland of Woodsville has been named the Salutatorian of the Class of 1982 of Woodsville High School. Throughout her four years of high school she has par- ticipated in alpine and cross- country skiing, field hockey, basketball and softball. Leslie was co-captain of this year's team. She wfis also a member of both the Junior and Senior ,National Honor Societies. Leslie plans on attending Plymouth State College in the fall and will major in Business Administration. Dorothy Homeister consisted of Delia Locke, great grandmother; Lorraine Breault, grandmother; Jean Beckley, mother, and daughters Sara and Carolyn. Mrs. Page spoke of some of her experiences as Mother of the Year and her subject was The Blessings of Motherhood. Cadet Michail S. Grimes, third year student at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., has been in- formed that he has made The Commandants List for Military Performance. He is the son of David and Jane Grimes of S. Ryegate, and the Grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Grimes, Whitefield, N.H. and Mrs. Ethel Charland, Littleton, N.H. Ladles Aid The Ladies Aid members who spent three days cleaning the church vestry, in preparation for the summer activities, were Doris McLam, Elsie Murphy, Irene Johnson, Dorothy Homeister, Virginia Ross, Joyce Frost, Pearl Grant and Joyce Zampieri. Charles and Martha Grant left May 25 to spend several days in Readfield, Me., with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thayer and daughters. Mrs. Lee Dawley, who has been teaching in Albany, N.Y., has returned to her home here for the summer months. Her son, Keith Siekierski, Barre, went to Albany for his mother, May 22. Mrs. Marjory Peach, W. Newbury, who has recently returned from Florida, called on Mrs. Doris McLam May 25. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Frost, S. Norwalk, Conn., called on his two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mary Frost and Mrs. Winifred Frost, May 21. Mr. and Mrs. Fred La Valley, Barre, spent May 22 with her sister, Mrs. Mary Frost. Mrs. Gloria was graduated from Johnson State College with high distinction from the External Degree Program with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Lisa M. Hall PIKE Lisa M. Hall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Hall of Cutting Hill Road, Pike has been named the Third Honor Recipient of the Class of 1982 of Woodsville High School. Miss Hall has been a four year member of the National Honor Society, for which she has served as vice-president and president. She has also been a member of the Concert Band, Stage Band, Language Club, Junior Varsity Basketball team, and she has served as a Yearbook Editor. She was an alternate at St. Paul's School Advanced Studies Program for French. This year Miss Hall finished second in the state finals of the VFW Voice of Democracy essay contest. She will attend Saint Anselm College next fall. t Ryegate ,,,,,, , Blue MI. Grange Blue Mountain Grange 263 held its regular meetings Tuesday evening, May 25, with 21 members present. Women's Activities Chairman Beulah LaBay announced that Judy McLure's entry in the National Grange Sewing Contest placed second at the State Level. Judy's entry was a dress for her daughter Kimberly. Mrs. LaBay also reminded members of the traveling basket which is being cir- culated amongst Grange families as a money raiser for the Women's Activities Committee. A box of pansies, grown by Alfred LaBay, was offered for sale for the benefit of the Women's Activities Committee, and they were won by Ellsworth Frost. Donations were made to the Ryegate Little League Program and to the IFYE Program. It was voted to authorize the committee, which has been looking into the possibility of purchasing folding chairs for the Grange Hall, to present a report of descriptions of Several styles of chairs and their prices at the next meeting. Town News Beulah LaBay introduced the guest speaker for the evening Alden Minet from Bath, N.H. Mr. Minot shared his experiences on his recent trip to Arizona as the Soil Conservation Service Out- standing Cooperator from Vermont and New Hampshire. There will be no meeting June 8, and the next meeting is planned for June 22. The Grange Cooking Contest will be held at that time. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Piper, Erica and Adam attended the New England Plott Sectional Dog Trials Saturday and Sandra L. Morris HAVERHI Sandra L. Morris, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Morris of Haverhill has received the Fourth Honor Award of the Woodsville High School Class of 1982. Miss Morris has been a member of the band for four • years, was the manager of the field hockey team during her junior and senior years, and played on the basketball and softball teams her junior year. She is a member of the Senior National Honor Society and is the current vice-president. In the fall Miss Morris will attend the University of New Hampshire where she will major in computer science. _ ancy Perkins 584-I I Sunday, May 22-23, in W. Swanzey, N.H. Their plott "Grand Champion Wallace Hill Raison" was judged the high scoring plott female and also placed third in the registered hunt. They were awarded a trophy for each of the two events. Andrea Nelson was an overnight guest Wednesday, May 19, of Mr, and Mrs. Edward McLure and daughter Kimherly. That same night Jared McLure stayed over- night with Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Nelson, Curtis and James, Mr. and Mrs. Edward .. McLure, Kimberly and Jared, Jacqueline McLure of E. Ryegate; Jim Emerson of Bradford; Jennifer McLure and Susan Burns of S Royalton; and Bette Davisdon of Groton were Sunday ditmer guests of Mr. and Mrs. Warren McLure, Jeanette and Marie and Mrs. Edward Corliss. Mrs. Lee Piper hosted a housewares party Tuesday evening, May 18, with 14 present. • Final Square Dance Twenty-six people attended the final square dance of the season at Blue Mountain Grange Hall Saturday evening, May 22. Following the dance all were invited to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Winston Currier in Monroe, N.H., for Mexican Food. The group presented the Curriers with a housewarming gift of several trees and plants'to set out at their new-home. The square dances will resume in September. Mrs. William Nelson, Grant, Hannah, Andrew, and Betsey and Mrs. Stewart White en- joyed birthday cake with Mrs. Fremont Nelson, Darcy, Matthew, and Ethan Monday, May 24, in honor of Marsha Nelson's birthday. Darcy and Matthew Nelson, (please turn to page t0)