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November 17, 1982-The Journal Opin/on-Page T l Grange No. regular meeting Nov. 9, with Mr. and Hilyer reported supper in evening, Workers who had the Shepherd Booth at Marsha Nelson upcoming Hun- Saturday 13, and spoke of work in event. Twelve have been pur- in for Hall. made to and to the A certificate to Marsba her outstanding in 1981-82. William Nelson and given applause for having as the Vermont of the Year in an honor Farm consisted of following a The next 23. Each asked to bring a or ;pecial to with asked to bring from to serve as Mankovitz and spent the 2 with their Powers and some of the Foliage also had a celebration and visited in Bristol, who from major Leroy Nelson word of the seventh great- son, Christopher Nov. 6 to Mr. Ringey in V. Christopher at five pounds, and is the Hugh Elder of the late Louise Paternal are Mr. and Ringey from Mrs. George Mass., is great- 0reer and family from Bristol, were recent callers of Henry Powers. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Piper and son Adam spent Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 4-7, visiting friends in Maine. They spent overnight in Far- mington and then went on to Rockland, where they crossed on the ferry to Vinylhaven. Gene Perkins attended the monthly meeting of District 5 of the Capital Mutual Aid Fire Association Wednesday evening, Nov. 10, in Newbury. Recently visiting Henry Powers was his daughter Mrs. Steven McTigue from Barre. Zachary Ba'er was an overnight guest Friday, Nov. 5, of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Perkins, Gone Jr. and Gordon. Mrs. Harold Nelson and Mrs. Gene Perkins were luncheon guests Tuesday, Nov. 9, of Mrs. Kenneth Nelson, Marcy and Katie in Walden. Mr. and Mrs. James Kinerson were guests Sunday through Wednesday, Nov. 7- 10, of her brother and sister-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. David Randall in Putnam, Conn. Sunday evening the Randalls' son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Randall and two children from Worcester, Mass., and the Kinersons' daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Terry Steele, Heidi and Jonathan from Gales Ferry, Conn., joined them for supper. The James Kinersons spent the day Monday with their daughter and grandchildren Mrs. Terry Steele, Heidi and Jonathan in Gales Ferry; Tuesday they visited Rev. Marion Redding at St. Francis HOspital in Hartford, Conn., where she was a surgical patient; and en route home Wednesday they called on Rev. and Mrs. Eric Tougher in Sutton, Mass. Mrs. Ed Mackay from West Barnet was a recent afternoon guest of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Main. The United Presbyterian Women's. Group held their annual Thank Offering Ser- vice Thursday evening, Oct. 21, with about 50 in at- tendance. Honorary mem- berships were presented to Mrs. Margaret M. Nelson, Mrs. Laura Clark, and Mrs. Lillian Sargent. The local group made contributions to Missions in the names of the three honored ladies. The three were presented with a certificate and pin from the Presbyterial and a silk flower Nancy Perkins 584-3611 from the local association. Two Memorial Gifts were also made: a gift to the Hunger Fund in memory of Florence Wheeler and a gift to Education on the Mission Field in memory of Miss Margaret A. Nelson. Slides were shown by Mr. and Mrs. James Kinerson of McKay Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan, and of Changhua Hospital in Changua, Taiwan. Both hospitals receive support from the United Presbyterian Summer Medical Offering, and the Kinersons visited both hospitals during their trip to Taiwan in April, 1982. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Howard Nelson, Mrs. Reginald White, and Mrs. Fremont Nelson. The next meeting will be held Thursday evening, Nov. 18, with Mrs. Wilbur Eastman as guest speaker, using as a topic her recent book on Spices. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Main were in Lebanon, Sunday, Nov. 7, where they attended the Alice Peck Day Hospital Auxiliary Antique Show. That same day they also attended an antique show at the Woodstock Inn. Mr. and Mrs. William Nelson were in Burlington Friday, Nov. 5, for the Ver- mont Farm Bureau Con- vention at the Ramada Inn. They were presented with the Farm Family of the Year Award in the over 30 category, sponsored by the Young Farmer and Rancher Com- mittee of Farm Bureau, and received a plaque and a gift. Later in the afternoon Jen- nifer was the featured speaker, doing a program on Milk Promotion. Mrs. Owen Winter from Barre spent the day Monday, Nov. 8, with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Main. Mrs. Winter had just returned from Toronto, Ontario, where the Barre Tones, of which she is a member, had placed second in the International Barbershop Chorus Contest. Mrs. Rupert Chamberlain from Barton visited Mrs. William Nelson Tuesday, Nov. 9, and brought her a bouquet of flowers from the Farm Bureau in appreciation of her speaking at their state con- vention. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Labounty visited friends in Glencliff, Saturday, Nov. 6, and then attended the supper put on by the Glencliff Willing Workers. The Extension  Homemakers Group  met N W. NEWBURY Mrs. Alic Darling from S. Ryegate and Mrs. Eleanor Placey from Newbury were recent luncheon guests of Mrs. F.B. Peach. Recent guests of Mrs. Peach have been Betty Allebach from Cambridge, Ma.; Mrs. John Bearse from Vienna, Va.; Mary Ann Bearse from Washington and Elizabeth from the University of Virginia. Mrs. Peach was delighted to have those dear ones come to wish her a wonderful birthday. Mrs. Donald Johnston was recently in Keene to attend a Bertha Carleon Ill I I 429-3868" Universalist-Unitarian Mrs. Harrison Chubbuck meeting and she was one of recently left home in a hurry the speakers. This last after receiving word that her Wednesday Mrs. Johnston mother in Florida had fallen was in Fairlee in the forenoon and broken one leg in two to assist some of the women in nlaces. making some craft gifts, as Mrs. Edith Colson recently Christmas will soon be here. had a delightful time visiting r There were the following old friends in Wayland, Mass.; women that attended the Acton and Middiebero. When World Day of Prayer at the the heavy white stuff falls in Bradford Catholic Church: Edith's yard she can think of Mrs. Russell Blackmer, Mrs. her nice trip with old friends. Edith Colson, Mrs. Rufus Miss Cindy Clemence has Ansley, Mrs. Amy Jarrell and her barn in shape so her oxen Mrs. Decoeur. They had are now under cover, also a delicious refreshments place for her turkeys. Good following the meeting, luck Cindy is the wish for you. Isabel Whitney S. NEWBURY 866-5675 December 19 will be Ten members of the is home for the weekend from Christmas Gift Day at the Auxiliary and four of the Earl Northeastern. Veterans' Hospital in White Brock Post met at the home of Melanie Cole is spending the River Jct. On this day patients Beverly Rollins last Tuesday. weekend with her family in in the hospitalcan choose gifts Norman Williams recently Hyannis. from a store of attractive and varied items sent to the hospital by the Legion Auxiliaries round the state. Gifts are wrapped and sent to relatives designated by the patients by volunteers at the V.A. Earl Brock Unit 78 is presently collecting gifts to add to this project and anyone who would like to add items (preferably lightweight) can leave them with Lois White, spent three weeks at the V.A. There are a few spaces left He has been home now for a for the Woman's Club wreath- week but gets tired very making workshop at the easily. Newbury Vestry on Wed- Selenda Grow, Tim and nesday, Nov. 17at7:30p.m. Ryan Grow and Tim Ford Carl Nemes and party are made a trip to Boston Friday expected at Sleepers Meadow for Tim Grow to have an in- foraweek'shunting. terview at Berkley. Una Smit ECIJPSE GRANGE NEWS Isabel Whitney or Beverly by JUNE M. STOWEI.L, Sec. Rollins. Money for mailing is also appreciated. THETFORD CTR- The a good time eating and just meeting was held on Nov'. 9 plain visiting. Helen Tilden with W.M. Wilbert Thurston in played the piano and everyone the chair. The Home Ec joined in singing many old chairperson reported that she favorite songs and hymns. Thursday afternoon, Nov. 11, ha'd her material for the As Orange County Pomona at the home of Mrs. Fremont contests for the coming year. will he having their annual Nelson with nine present. She gave some of the mem- Christmas party and supper Melody Morrison, Extension hers rules and applications for on Dec. 12, at the Union Home Economist for the Sewing and Needlework Village Parish House, it was Caledonia County, was contests, decided to hold Eclipse present and presented a A donation was made to the Christmas party and supper at workshop on Quilling. The Ryegate Corner United Presbyterian Church held its annual meeting Thursday evening, Nov. 4, with about 30 members in attendance. Officers elected included Moderator-- Harold Nelson; Elders (for three years)-- Latham Library. The Master the same time. The time will and wife will be leaving for the be 3 p.m. There will he an National Grange Session on exchange of gifts for the Friday morning. There will be adults, and gifts, candy and a bus load leaving White River oranges for the children. very early Friday. The grange For the literary program, voted to pay for their bus fare Rev. Gary Wait showed slides to the session. They will be of his last summer trip to the receiving the 7th degree at the British Isles. He visited many Otis Wheeler and Kathleen session, places in England, Wales and White; Trustee (for three The Community Service Ireland. He gave a very in- years)- Bruce Nelson; Committee had fourhand knit teresting talk along with the Auditor-- Theodore Clark; lap robes delivered to Wan- slides. He is a member of the Nominating Committee-- da's Rest Home in Bradford. North Country Chorus, and Margaret Sargent, Warren Every year the Committee they gave several concerts in McLure, Marsha Nelson, and gives several of these hand- some of the beautiful Gene Perkins. Refreshments made robes to various nursing cathedrals in both England were served by Mrs. Arthur WhitehiIl, ' Mrs/Carroll andconvalescenthomes: andWales. About 37 attended the an- We wish our pianist a warm Eastman, and'Mrs Fremont nual pot luck supper on the and pleasant winter with her Nelson. 6th. Everyone seemed to have daughter in Richmond, Va. dam ost ready larger of two turbines at the hydro electric plant in Bradford. The turbine can produce up to 1000 ...- of The smaller turbine (not shown) J up to 500 kilowatts of power while the HARNESSING THE WATER POWER--In just a beingservieed. OTODVJUm couple of months this water will be diverted to the ! I / / generating station at the foot of the dam to generate electricity in the northeast region. SPECIAl. EFFECT PHOTO BY JULIE IRSH CONNECTION--Danny Smith from Bancroft Contracting of / prime contractor) and Klaus Kolb, a representative from F.W.E. Inc. (turbine manufacturer) based in Quebec, Canada install the EASY DOES IT--The sleeve of the turbine is lowered into the hydro plant. The the sleeve to the turbine. 0T0 sv JUUE tSM sleeve connects the sluiceway ( water source) to the turbine. 0T0 SY JUUE MSH WARREN n Asquamchumaukee Valley Sno-moblle holds meeting The first meeting of the month for the club was held in the Methodist church vestry. Meeting called to order by President Kenneth Mosholder and minutes of last meeting read by Secretary Tess Bushaw. Finance report by Floyd R. Ray Treasurer showed the club in good financial condition. A report of the town roads designated to" be used by snowmobiles to be sent to Doug Eoute. These roads were designated two years ago, and so posted, but it seems some of the signs have been removed and the state will ,furnish and erect new signs. It was reported grading had been done by Chuck Elms on the Railroad right of way, where water was running down the trail, as the ditches were higher than the right of way. Members of the club assisted on this project. It was reported that several other trails were in need of work and brushing out, namely weeks crossing to Meader Pond, Hildreth Dam to the Ray Cabin, and the cabin to Glenclfff. These trails to be cleaned as soon as possible. Assistant County Director Elmer Heath was not present as he was on his way to assist a member of his family who was in a hospital in N. Carolina. Trail maps will be out in December. Several paid for the room reservation , to Valley Green Motel in Keene for the Easter Seal Ride-In. Raffle tickets were distributed to the members present, to be held in December at the meeting with the Lewis Bancrofts. It was reported that two new bridges will be constructed on the Moosilauke Trail because of a logging operation to take place there this season. We must check to see if the WAITS RIVER Mrs. Clinton Sawyer 439-5445 Raymond Tillotson returned to his home Nov. 4 from the Mary Fletcher Hospital in Burlington where he un- derwent surgery and a 3-way by -pass. Mrs. Gladys Sawyer returned to her home Nov. 7 from Barre, after spending a month at the Central Vermont Hospital and with her daughter recuperating from a coronary attack. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Eggleston are happy parents of a baby daughter born Nov. 6, at Central Vermont Hospital. The Triangle Homemaker's Club met Wed., Nov. I0, at the home of Herma Clement in Orange with 14 present. Fayra Elmer was co-hnstess. The meeting was conducted by the President Lillian Lamb. Several reports were given- a gift. The Farmer and his Wife was presented Mary Lurid who has moved to Barre. The dolls were made by Laura Parker. The quilt (a club project) has been completed and will be on exhibition at the Dec. 4 Bazaar at Union 36, where tickets will be available. A bountiful potluck meal followed the business meeting and in the afternoon Becky Smith demonstrated making padded picture frames. The club meeting date has been changed from the first Wednesday to the second Wednesday of.each month. BRADFORD ,,, v irginia Bedell 435720 Esther and Clilfora French, and Junis and Mahlon Thurston went to Goshen, Mass. to an antique car banquet, Sunday Nov. 7. Katrina Munn was at Norwich University in Nor- thfield Saturday Nov. 6, where she attended the fall con- vention of the Vermont Music Teacher's Association. Diane Timmons of Keene, spent the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marcott visiting a friend Lance Pushee. The American Legion Post 20 is having a ham and baked bean supper Nov. 27 at 5 to 8:30 at the Legion Hall. They are also looking for new members and for old ones to get their dues paid. QUOTE "One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth." Henrlk Ibsen INTERESTING FACT The ostrich, largest of living birds, weighs 300 pounds or more. , Floyd R. Ray 764-9979 bridges will have to be Christmas baskets, gifts for removed at the end of the sclhool and pre-school age logging season. There are children of the community, bridges there at the present and remembrances for shut- time. Next meeting will be ins. with the Bagleys on Pine Hill There is a great need for Nov. 21. items for all tables --fancy In the Methodist Church work, jewelry, white elephant, Sunday morning there were food, handcrafted items, three people celebrating children's table and silver tea. birthdays, Mrs. Sprague, John If anyone would be willing to H. Nicol and Everett Goodwin. donate for any or all tables it The congregation sang Happy would be greatly appreciated. Birthday to them, they are all The sale will be held in the 39 and holding. After the town hall from 1 p.m. on. The Service at 1:00 p.m. a potluck date is Friday, Dec. 3rd. meal was held in the Vestry, after which Judy Lupien gave a talk on her work at the Home for the Elderly in Glenclfff, L: .... liiil I and showed slides of the LISBON establishment. It was in- teresting and informative, on what the Home means to the SENIOR guests, and what the home means to the community. They were 125 gnests and I04 NEWS employees. Moosehillock Lodge No. 63 bv tIILI)AI! BEDARD held a hunter's breakfast at ,, , , .I the lodge dining room Sunday A.V.S.C.C. morning, and enjoyed a good Has Auction attendance. There were 34 at the The W.S.C.S. catered a Ammonoosuc Valley Seniors' harvest supper at the meeting at the Lisbon Town Methodist Vestry Saturday Hall on Nov. 10. The secretary evening, Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. This had a display of American was a Ham and Bean, and flags in honor of all veterans. American chop suey meal, A thank you for her birthday finished off with homemade card was read from Laura pies. Makes your mouth McLachlin; and an oral water, does it not? "Thank You" was expressed The Reg Bixby home was a by Connie Hodge for the 40th busy place this Sunday as Anniversary card sent by the Reg and Net celebrated their club. The Hedges were joined 25th anniversary. People by about eighty-five relatives came from far and near to and friends, had a beautiful congratulate this popular cake, and delicious refresh- couple; Reg with his interest ments. An album of pictures in the logging and wood taken during the celebration business and Jeanette ped- will bring endless joy to dling the mail and circulars to, Connie. Marjorie Lytle's the residences of Warren, and departure for Tucson for the Glencliff and Wentworth. winter was noted; and The Selectmen should have Howard Bronson's first air- bad the tax rate by now, but plane flight will be worthy of the powers that be in Concord, change rules from year to report. year, without due advisement An auction of worthwhile so more information had to he "articles and food was ably carried on by Roy Curtis, furnished before a rate was James Morrison, and Dorothy established. We should have it Wetherbee. The big brown by next week at this time. If crusted apple pie went for the not you will get your tax rate biggest amount. Door prizes for Christmas. were distributed to L. At the local game checking McLachlin, R. Ford, H. Smith, station the recent count is 12 F. Wetherbee, M. Marcotm, G. deer and two bear, with the Curtis, D. Wetherbee, A. largest deer at 211 pounds and Baines, M. Caswell, S. Casey, the smaller 60 pounds. Many M. de Simone, M. Hunt, L. of us remember when that Paige, andA.Hunt. would have been the count on Next week, Nov. 17, there the : first morning of the will be a speaker and film on seaso Hurry up boys you The Blind. Cookies will be only have this week. served. Also, any who have Etta Andrews and Donald crafts to sell are welcome to left for Florida a few days ago. bring them. There will be no In N. Carolina they had car meeting on Nov. 24. trouble and Donald was taken Christmas plans are ill. He is in a hospital there completed for December first and Elmer and May Heath left at the Lisbon Town Hall; from this morning to assist them ten to noon will be the free there. On Nov. 18, several towns in Blood Pressure Clinic. At 12:30 will be the catered this vicinity are scheduled for turkey dinner, capped by a hearing with the Air birthday cake. The program Pollution Board of the State at will include a Christmas tree, Hazen drive in Concord. This with gifts worth $2 or more meeting can have a large exchanged -- each man to effect upon whether the towns bring a man's gift and each under 1000 population can woman a woman's. continue open burning dumps Rebekahs Meet after October 1983. at the Barretts A large group of people from Gertrude Bell Lyman each Town could have an Rebekabs met on Nov. 4 at the effect upon the powers that be home of the Barretts', Ger- in Concord on this subject. If trude Merrill presiding as you can go contact any of the Noble Grand. Mr. and Mrs. selectmen of your town. This Loren Welch were installed to could mean dollars in your their respective stations as pockets in the years down the they could not be present at road. They have never as yet the regular Installation, as proved we pollute the air with our burning dumps one day was true of Earl Barrett. Alice Gilbert had to visit the per week. If we are ever hospital for bursitis; and denied these open burning dumps look for costs in the 15 George McAlpin had to do the to 20 thousand dollars per set-ups for an ill member at the Club in Littleton. year for incineration or Discussion of insurance for proved safe or satisfactory for any length of time. officers and per capita-tax were disposed of satisfactorily; and one ap- W.S.C.S. Plans plication for membership Harvest Supper received. Secretary Stella At the Nov. 1 meeting of the Barrett gave a very in- Ladies' Society of the Warren teresting resume of older Methodist Church plans were members with dates of finalized for the annual joining. Earl Barrett topped harvest supper, all, joining in 1909; Hildah This was held Nov. 13th at Bedard was next, becoming a the church vestry. The menu member in 1927; and third was consisted of home baked Leona Stillings who hasbeen a beans, ham, American chop Rebekah for forty-four years. suey, cole slaw, hot rolls, Mr. Welch's angel cake, and assorted pies, tea, coffee or the Barretts' ice cream were milk. enjoyed after the program on Plans are now being made Elections, Lisbon's capability for the annual Christmas sale of large group luncheons, and to raise money for the several humorousstories. I Revolutionary Method for Removing Snowl I 00//k"PUSH O VE,q..00_o GUOf AtOt. . . I ACCOM(ArE EXCITING CONCEPT FROM MIRACLE PRODUCTS "PJsh-Ovor" is the tevolorW system for removlng snow in on effortless wOy YOu don't push or lift snow you sir'nDI V z mow owav SIM., tIGHT AND EFFICIENT AVY DTY CCNSUCTION VD  5NON - FOLOS F..AY FO STC:,I,, COMMEAt O ;NOUS'rAt Dt M",t  'WX'X,'r, , November 17, 1982-The Journal Opin/on-Page T l Grange No. regular meeting Nov. 9, with Mr. and Hilyer reported supper in evening, Workers who had the Shepherd Booth at Marsha Nelson upcoming Hun- Saturday 13, and spoke of work in event. Twelve have been pur- in for Hall. made to and to the A certificate to Marsba her outstanding in 1981-82. William Nelson and given applause for having as the Vermont of the Year in an honor Farm consisted of following a The next 23. Each asked to bring a or ;pecial to with asked to bring from to serve as Mankovitz and spent the 2 with their Powers and some of the Foliage also had a celebration and visited in Bristol, who from major Leroy Nelson word of the seventh great- son, Christopher Nov. 6 to Mr. Ringey in V. Christopher at five pounds, and is the Hugh Elder of the late Louise Paternal are Mr. and Ringey from Mrs. George Mass., is great- 0reer and family from Bristol, were recent callers of Henry Powers. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Piper and son Adam spent Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 4-7, visiting friends in Maine. They spent overnight in Far- mington and then went on to Rockland, where they crossed on the ferry to Vinylhaven. Gene Perkins attended the monthly meeting of District 5 of the Capital Mutual Aid Fire Association Wednesday evening, Nov. 10, in Newbury. Recently visiting Henry Powers was his daughter Mrs. Steven McTigue from Barre. Zachary Ba'er was an overnight guest Friday, Nov. 5, of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Perkins, Gone Jr. and Gordon. Mrs. Harold Nelson and Mrs. Gene Perkins were luncheon guests Tuesday, Nov. 9, of Mrs. Kenneth Nelson, Marcy and Katie in Walden. Mr. and Mrs. James Kinerson were guests Sunday through Wednesday, Nov. 7- 10, of her brother and sister-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. David Randall in Putnam, Conn. Sunday evening the Randalls' son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Randall and two children from Worcester, Mass., and the Kinersons' daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Terry Steele, Heidi and Jonathan from Gales Ferry, Conn., joined them for supper. The James Kinersons spent the day Monday with their daughter and grandchildren Mrs. Terry Steele, Heidi and Jonathan in Gales Ferry; Tuesday they visited Rev. Marion Redding at St. Francis HOspital in Hartford, Conn., where she was a surgical patient; and en route home Wednesday they called on Rev. and Mrs. Eric Tougher in Sutton, Mass. Mrs. Ed Mackay from West Barnet was a recent afternoon guest of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Main. The United Presbyterian Women's. Group held their annual Thank Offering Ser- vice Thursday evening, Oct. 21, with about 50 in at- tendance. Honorary mem- berships were presented to Mrs. Margaret M. Nelson, Mrs. Laura Clark, and Mrs. Lillian Sargent. The local group made contributions to Missions in the names of the three honored ladies. The three were presented with a certificate and pin from the Presbyterial and a silk flower Nancy Perkins 584-3611 from the local association. Two Memorial Gifts were also made: a gift to the Hunger Fund in memory of Florence Wheeler and a gift to Education on the Mission Field in memory of Miss Margaret A. Nelson. Slides were shown by Mr. and Mrs. James Kinerson of McKay Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan, and of Changhua Hospital in Changua, Taiwan. Both hospitals receive support from the United Presbyterian Summer Medical Offering, and the Kinersons visited both hospitals during their trip to Taiwan in April, 1982. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Howard Nelson, Mrs. Reginald White, and Mrs. Fremont Nelson. The next meeting will be held Thursday evening, Nov. 18, with Mrs. Wilbur Eastman as guest speaker, using as a topic her recent book on Spices. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Main were in Lebanon, Sunday, Nov. 7, where they attended the Alice Peck Day Hospital Auxiliary Antique Show. That same day they also attended an antique show at the Woodstock Inn. Mr. and Mrs. William Nelson were in Burlington Friday, Nov. 5, for the Ver- mont Farm Bureau Con- vention at the Ramada Inn. They were presented with the Farm Family of the Year Award in the over 30 category, sponsored by the Young Farmer and Rancher Com- mittee of Farm Bureau, and received a plaque and a gift. Later in the afternoon Jen- nifer was the featured speaker, doing a program on Milk Promotion. Mrs. Owen Winter from Barre spent the day Monday, Nov. 8, with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Main. Mrs. Winter had just returned from Toronto, Ontario, where the Barre Tones, of which she is a member, had placed second in the International Barbershop Chorus Contest. Mrs. Rupert Chamberlain from Barton visited Mrs. William Nelson Tuesday, Nov. 9, and brought her a bouquet of flowers from the Farm Bureau in appreciation of her speaking at their state con- vention. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Labounty visited friends in Glencliff, Saturday, Nov. 6, and then attended the supper put on by the Glencliff Willing Workers. The Extension  Homemakers Group  met N W. NEWBURY Mrs. Alic Darling from S. Ryegate and Mrs. Eleanor Placey from Newbury were recent luncheon guests of Mrs. F.B. Peach. Recent guests of Mrs. Peach have been Betty Allebach from Cambridge, Ma.; Mrs. John Bearse from Vienna, Va.; Mary Ann Bearse from Washington and Elizabeth from the University of Virginia. Mrs. Peach was delighted to have those dear ones come to wish her a wonderful birthday. Mrs. Donald Johnston was recently in Keene to attend a Bertha Carleon Ill I I 429-3868" Universalist-Unitarian Mrs. Harrison Chubbuck meeting and she was one of recently left home in a hurry the speakers. This last after receiving word that her Wednesday Mrs. Johnston mother in Florida had fallen was in Fairlee in the forenoon and broken one leg in two to assist some of the women in nlaces. making some craft gifts, as Mrs. Edith Colson recently Christmas will soon be here. had a delightful time visiting r There were the following old friends in Wayland, Mass.; women that attended the Acton and Middiebero. When World Day of Prayer at the the heavy white stuff falls in Bradford Catholic Church: Edith's yard she can think of Mrs. Russell Blackmer, Mrs. her nice trip with old friends. Edith Colson, Mrs. Rufus Miss Cindy Clemence has Ansley, Mrs. Amy Jarrell and her barn in shape so her oxen Mrs. Decoeur. They had are now under cover, also a delicious refreshments place for her turkeys. Good following the meeting, luck Cindy is the wish for you. Isabel Whitney S. NEWBURY 866-5675 December 19 will be Ten members of the is home for the weekend from Christmas Gift Day at the Auxiliary and four of the Earl Northeastern. Veterans' Hospital in White Brock Post met at the home of Melanie Cole is spending the River Jct. On this day patients Beverly Rollins last Tuesday. weekend with her family in in the hospitalcan choose gifts Norman Williams recently Hyannis. from a store of attractive and varied items sent to the hospital by the Legion Auxiliaries round the state. Gifts are wrapped and sent to relatives designated by the patients by volunteers at the V.A. Earl Brock Unit 78 is presently collecting gifts to add to this project and anyone who would like to add items (preferably lightweight) can leave them with Lois White, spent three weeks at the V.A. There are a few spaces left He has been home now for a for the Woman's Club wreath- week but gets tired very making workshop at the easily. Newbury Vestry on Wed- Selenda Grow, Tim and nesday, Nov. 17at7:30p.m. Ryan Grow and Tim Ford Carl Nemes and party are made a trip to Boston Friday expected at Sleepers Meadow for Tim Grow to have an in- foraweek'shunting. terview at Berkley. Una Smit ECIJPSE GRANGE NEWS Isabel Whitney or Beverly by JUNE M. STOWEI.L, Sec. Rollins. Money for mailing is also appreciated. THETFORD CTR- The a good time eating and just meeting was held on Nov'. 9 plain visiting. Helen Tilden with W.M. Wilbert Thurston in played the piano and everyone the chair. The Home Ec joined in singing many old chairperson reported that she favorite songs and hymns. Thursday afternoon, Nov. 11, ha'd her material for the As Orange County Pomona at the home of Mrs. Fremont contests for the coming year. will he having their annual Nelson with nine present. She gave some of the mem- Christmas party and supper Melody Morrison, Extension hers rules and applications for on Dec. 12, at the Union Home Economist for the Sewing and Needlework Village Parish House, it was Caledonia County, was contests, decided to hold Eclipse present and presented a A donation was made to the Christmas party and supper at workshop on Quilling. The Ryegate Corner United Presbyterian Church held its annual meeting Thursday evening, Nov. 4, with about 30 members in attendance. Officers elected included Moderator-- Harold Nelson; Elders (for three years)-- Latham Library. The Master the same time. The time will and wife will be leaving for the be 3 p.m. There will he an National Grange Session on exchange of gifts for the Friday morning. There will be adults, and gifts, candy and a bus load leaving White River oranges for the children. very early Friday. The grange For the literary program, voted to pay for their bus fare Rev. Gary Wait showed slides to the session. They will be of his last summer trip to the receiving the 7th degree at the British Isles. He visited many Otis Wheeler and Kathleen session, places in England, Wales and White; Trustee (for three The Community Service Ireland. He gave a very in- years)- Bruce Nelson; Committee had fourhand knit teresting talk along with the Auditor-- Theodore Clark; lap robes delivered to Wan- slides. He is a member of the Nominating Committee-- da's Rest Home in Bradford. North Country Chorus, and Margaret Sargent, Warren Every year the Committee they gave several concerts in McLure, Marsha Nelson, and gives several of these hand- some of the beautiful Gene Perkins. Refreshments made robes to various nursing cathedrals in both England were served by Mrs. Arthur WhitehiIl, ' Mrs/Carroll andconvalescenthomes: andWales. About 37 attended the an- We wish our pianist a warm Eastman, and'Mrs Fremont nual pot luck supper on the and pleasant winter with her Nelson. 6th. Everyone seemed to have daughter in Richmond, Va. dam ost ready larger of two turbines at the hydro electric plant in Bradford. The turbine can produce up to 1000 ...- of The smaller turbine (not shown) J up to 500 kilowatts of power while the HARNESSING THE WATER POWER--In just a beingservieed. OTODVJUm couple of months this water will be diverted to the ! I / / generating station at the foot of the dam to generate electricity in the northeast region. SPECIAl. EFFECT PHOTO BY JULIE IRSH CONNECTION--Danny Smith from Bancroft Contracting of / prime contractor) and Klaus Kolb, a representative from F.W.E. Inc. (turbine manufacturer) based in Quebec, Canada install the EASY DOES IT--The sleeve of the turbine is lowered into the hydro plant. The the sleeve to the turbine. 0T0 sv JUUE tSM sleeve connects the sluiceway ( water source) to the turbine. 0T0 SY JUUE MSH WARREN n Asquamchumaukee Valley Sno-moblle holds meeting The first meeting of the month for the club was held in the Methodist church vestry. Meeting called to order by President Kenneth Mosholder and minutes of last meeting read by Secretary Tess Bushaw. Finance report by Floyd R. Ray Treasurer showed the club in good financial condition. A report of the town roads designated to" be used by snowmobiles to be sent to Doug Eoute. These roads were designated two years ago, and so posted, but it seems some of the signs have been removed and the state will ,furnish and erect new signs. It was reported grading had been done by Chuck Elms on the Railroad right of way, where water was running down the trail, as the ditches were higher than the right of way. Members of the club assisted on this project. It was reported that several other trails were in need of work and brushing out, namely weeks crossing to Meader Pond, Hildreth Dam to the Ray Cabin, and the cabin to Glenclfff. These trails to be cleaned as soon as possible. Assistant County Director Elmer Heath was not present as he was on his way to assist a member of his family who was in a hospital in N. Carolina. Trail maps will be out in December. Several paid for the room reservation , to Valley Green Motel in Keene for the Easter Seal Ride-In. Raffle tickets were distributed to the members present, to be held in December at the meeting with the Lewis Bancrofts. It was reported that two new bridges will be constructed on the Moosilauke Trail because of a logging operation to take place there this season. We must check to see if the WAITS RIVER Mrs. Clinton Sawyer 439-5445 Raymond Tillotson returned to his home Nov. 4 from the Mary Fletcher Hospital in Burlington where he un- derwent surgery and a 3-way by -pass. Mrs. Gladys Sawyer returned to her home Nov. 7 from Barre, after spending a month at the Central Vermont Hospital and with her daughter recuperating from a coronary attack. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Eggleston are happy parents of a baby daughter born Nov. 6, at Central Vermont Hospital. The Triangle Homemaker's Club met Wed., Nov. I0, at the home of Herma Clement in Orange with 14 present. Fayra Elmer was co-hnstess. The meeting was conducted by the President Lillian Lamb. Several reports were given- a gift. The Farmer and his Wife was presented Mary Lurid who has moved to Barre. The dolls were made by Laura Parker. The quilt (a club project) has been completed and will be on exhibition at the Dec. 4 Bazaar at Union 36, where tickets will be available. A bountiful potluck meal followed the business meeting and in the afternoon Becky Smith demonstrated making padded picture frames. The club meeting date has been changed from the first Wednesday to the second Wednesday of.each month. BRADFORD ,,, v irginia Bedell 435720 Esther and Clilfora French, and Junis and Mahlon Thurston went to Goshen, Mass. to an antique car banquet, Sunday Nov. 7. Katrina Munn was at Norwich University in Nor- thfield Saturday Nov. 6, where she attended the fall con- vention of the Vermont Music Teacher's Association. Diane Timmons of Keene, spent the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marcott visiting a friend Lance Pushee. The American Legion Post 20 is having a ham and baked bean supper Nov. 27 at 5 to 8:30 at the Legion Hall. They are also looking for new members and for old ones to get their dues paid. QUOTE "One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth." Henrlk Ibsen INTERESTING FACT The ostrich, largest of living birds, weighs 300 pounds or more. , Floyd R. Ray 764-9979 bridges will have to be Christmas baskets, gifts for removed at the end of the sclhool and pre-school age logging season. There are children of the community, bridges there at the present and remembrances for shut- time. Next meeting will be ins. with the Bagleys on Pine Hill There is a great need for Nov. 21. items for all tables --fancy In the Methodist Church work, jewelry, white elephant, Sunday morning there were food, handcrafted items, three people celebrating children's table and silver tea. birthdays, Mrs. Sprague, John If anyone would be willing to H. Nicol and Everett Goodwin. donate for any or all tables it The congregation sang Happy would be greatly appreciated. Birthday to them, they are all The sale will be held in the 39 and holding. After the town hall from 1 p.m. on. The Service at 1:00 p.m. a potluck date is Friday, Dec. 3rd. meal was held in the Vestry, after which Judy Lupien gave a talk on her work at the Home for the Elderly in Glenclfff, L: .... liiil I and showed slides of the LISBON establishment. It was in- teresting and informative, on what the Home means to the SENIOR guests, and what the home means to the community. They were 125 gnests and I04 NEWS employees. Moosehillock Lodge No. 63 bv tIILI)AI! BEDARD held a hunter's breakfast at ,, , , .I the lodge dining room Sunday A.V.S.C.C. morning, and enjoyed a good Has Auction attendance. There were 34 at the The W.S.C.S. catered a Ammonoosuc Valley Seniors' harvest supper at the meeting at the Lisbon Town Methodist Vestry Saturday Hall on Nov. 10. The secretary evening, Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. This had a display of American was a Ham and Bean, and flags in honor of all veterans. American chop suey meal, A thank you for her birthday finished off with homemade card was read from Laura pies. Makes your mouth McLachlin; and an oral water, does it not? "Thank You" was expressed The Reg Bixby home was a by Connie Hodge for the 40th busy place this Sunday as Anniversary card sent by the Reg and Net celebrated their club. The Hedges were joined 25th anniversary. People by about eighty-five relatives came from far and near to and friends, had a beautiful congratulate this popular cake, and delicious refresh- couple; Reg with his interest ments. An album of pictures in the logging and wood taken during the celebration business and Jeanette ped- will bring endless joy to dling the mail and circulars to, Connie. Marjorie Lytle's the residences of Warren, and departure for Tucson for the Glencliff and Wentworth. winter was noted; and The Selectmen should have Howard Bronson's first air- bad the tax rate by now, but plane flight will be worthy of the powers that be in Concord, change rules from year to report. year, without due advisement An auction of worthwhile so more information had to he "articles and food was ably carried on by Roy Curtis, furnished before a rate was James Morrison, and Dorothy established. We should have it Wetherbee. The big brown by next week at this time. If crusted apple pie went for the not you will get your tax rate biggest amount. Door prizes for Christmas. were distributed to L. At the local game checking McLachlin, R. Ford, H. Smith, station the recent count is 12 F. Wetherbee, M. Marcotm, G. deer and two bear, with the Curtis, D. Wetherbee, A. largest deer at 211 pounds and Baines, M. Caswell, S. Casey, the smaller 60 pounds. Many M. de Simone, M. Hunt, L. of us remember when that Paige, andA.Hunt. would have been the count on Next week, Nov. 17, there the : first morning of the will be a speaker and film on seaso Hurry up boys you The Blind. Cookies will be only have this week. served. Also, any who have Etta Andrews and Donald crafts to sell are welcome to left for Florida a few days ago. bring them. There will be no In N. Carolina they had car meeting on Nov. 24. trouble and Donald was taken Christmas plans are ill. He is in a hospital there completed for December first and Elmer and May Heath left at the Lisbon Town Hall; from this morning to assist them ten to noon will be the free there. On Nov. 18, several towns in Blood Pressure Clinic. At 12:30 will be the catered this vicinity are scheduled for turkey dinner, capped by a hearing with the Air birthday cake. The program Pollution Board of the State at will include a Christmas tree, Hazen drive in Concord. This with gifts worth $2 or more meeting can have a large exchanged -- each man to effect upon whether the towns bring a man's gift and each under 1000 population can woman a woman's. continue open burning dumps Rebekahs Meet after October 1983. at the Barretts A large group of people from Gertrude Bell Lyman each Town could have an Rebekabs met on Nov. 4 at the effect upon the powers that be home of the Barretts', Ger- in Concord on this subject. If trude Merrill presiding as you can go contact any of the Noble Grand. Mr. and Mrs. selectmen of your town. This Loren Welch were installed to could mean dollars in your their respective stations as pockets in the years down the they could not be present at road. They have never as yet the regular Installation, as proved we pollute the air with our burning dumps one day was true of Earl Barrett. Alice Gilbert had to visit the per week. If we are ever hospital for bursitis; and denied these open burning dumps look for costs in the 15 George McAlpin had to do the to 20 thousand dollars per set-ups for an ill member at the Club in Littleton. year for incineration or Discussion of insurance for proved safe or satisfactory for any length of time. officers and per capita-tax were disposed of satisfactorily; and one ap- W.S.C.S. Plans plication for membership Harvest Supper received. Secretary Stella At the Nov. 1 meeting of the Barrett gave a very in- Ladies' Society of the Warren teresting resume of older Methodist Church plans were members with dates of finalized for the annual joining. Earl Barrett topped harvest supper, all, joining in 1909; Hildah This was held Nov. 13th at Bedard was next, becoming a the church vestry. The menu member in 1927; and third was consisted of home baked Leona Stillings who hasbeen a beans, ham, American chop Rebekah for forty-four years. suey, cole slaw, hot rolls, Mr. Welch's angel cake, and assorted pies, tea, coffee or the Barretts' ice cream were milk. enjoyed after the program on Plans are now being made Elections, Lisbon's capability for the annual Christmas sale of large group luncheons, and to raise money for the several humorousstories. I Revolutionary Method for Removing Snowl I 00//k"PUSH O VE,q..00_o GUOf AtOt. . . I ACCOM(ArE EXCITING CONCEPT FROM MIRACLE PRODUCTS "PJsh-Ovor" is the tevolorW system for removlng snow in on effortless wOy YOu don't push or lift snow you sir'nDI V z mow owav SIM., tIGHT AND EFFICIENT AVY DTY CCNSUCTION VD  5NON - FOLOS F..AY FO STC:,I,, COMMEAt O ;NOUS'rAt Dt M",t  'WX'X,'r, ,