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Page 8-The Journal Opinion-December 30, 1981 | I I I I Illll Wentworth Candlelight Christmas Service The Ammal Union Can- dlelight Christmas Service was held on Dec. 24 at 7:30 at the Congregational Church in Wentworth Pastor Reverend David Waiters was the coordinator. The Reverend Eric Snogren, pastor of Warren-E. Haverhill Methodist Church gave a sermon. Churches that participated were the E. Haverhill Com- munity Church, Warren Methodist Church, St. John Vianney Catholic Church of Warren, W. Rumney Com- munity Church, Wentworth Baptist Church, and the Congregational Church of Wentworth. The Community choir is under the direction of Nancy Bumford of Warren. Snowmobile Club The Baker River Valley Snowmobile Club will hold a dinner dance on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31 at the Wentworth Elementary School. Happy Hour will start at 7:00, dinner at 8:00, and dancing at 9:00. B.Y.O.B. Music will be by Gerry and Wildwoods. Admission is $12.00 per person. Only 200 tickets are for sale. No tickets O'NDS wATCHEs- We Repair ACCUTRON. TIMEX and A;I Makes. HASKELL JEWELERS Littteton. NH 03561 ) 444-3351 .... EAR I l II , ,, ,,,,,, , I I III I I III will be sold at the door but they can be obtained through Lorraine Gore, Wayne Vlek, Ginny Gore, or the Shawnee store. Selectmen Recuperating Selectman Harold Brown is recuperating at home following recent open heart surgery at Mary Hitehcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover. News Briefs Philip Bernier is home on vacation from the Hyde School in Bath, Me. Marcella Hoffmann returned this week from St. Petersburg Beach, FI., where she visited friends. Melissa Brock who broke her hip in a fall recently is able to get around on a walker and is making good progress. Word has been received of the death in Wilmington, Dela., of James Hamilton, a week after the death of his mother, Mrs. John CI (Gladys) Hamilton, who died on Nov. 8. Another son, John, died on Nov, 9 of a heart at- tack soon after hearing of his mother's death, Mrs. Hamilton with her late husband spent summers with their family in their cottage on Pond Brook Road since the mid-30's. Mr. Hamilton devoted Hamilton Field to the town. Merry Champlin is ill at her home on Stanyon Hill. Vernon Pease was the winner of the Thanksgiving turkey and "fixins" at the Shawnee Store. Christmas Program Using the theme "The Spirit of Christmas," the Elemen- tary School presented the annual Christmas program last week. Skits, musical selection, plays and carols made up the program. A visit from Santa closed the program. Grades one and two presented a play, "Bells of Christmas," Annie Hutchins offered a medley of Christmas songs as a pianosolo, Grades three and four II l Marcella Hoffman 764 -5795 Katie Cummings, and Bar- bara Downing; Sarah Snell, Jessie Burger, Carrie San- born, Joyce Hudson, Christine Lech, and Michael Ceddaire, Peter Chierertoti also served as master of ceremonies. Baker River School The Baker River School presented "Christmas Revels" Friday evening, Dec. 18 at Wentworth Town Hall, with a cast of 50 directed by Debbie Stewart Meet. The Revels take place in an English Manor with Tom and Julie Snell playing the lord and lady. This old form of en- tertainment dates from early times and was presented at the winter solistice. The Baker River School students and staff took part with adults and children from Warren, Rumney, Plymouth and Wentworth. There were eight student jugglers. Michael Coddaire sang a solo. Mummers' plays such as the legend of St. George and the Dragon were incorporated as well as an explanation of Hannikkah. N Haverhill Katharine Blaisdell 787-6315 News Briefs Sympathy is extended to the Rutherford families on the loss of Helen's mother, Marian Cram. Twenty-three members and guests of Haverhill Senior Citizens held their regular meeting at the Coach & Paddock Restaurant for lunch on Dec. 14. Officers elected for the new year are Edith Henson, president, Gertrude Brooks, vice-president, Pat Trevithick, secretary, and Hazel Irwin, treasurer. Congratulations to Bernice Johnson. One of her Shelties, Mountain Crest Peppy of Seascape, won honors at the Boston Dog Show as Best of Breed. Peppy has won seven points in four shows since November. presented a play, "Christmas Tom N. Trevithick from Jokes." Grade five sang Connecticut spent a few days several Christmas songs, with his parents, Dean and Grades seven and eight put on Pat Trevithick. Corinth leanor Burroughs 4:m-.%7 Trip to Michigan On Friday, Dec. 17 Leslie Wintrede flew from Boston to Detroit for th Christmas holidays. Over "the weekend she was at the Staff Reunion at Camp Stores in Jackson, Mich., where she was a counselor-in4raining the past summer. From Dec. 23 until the end of her visit she visited her father Martin Wintrode in Warren, Mich., and other members of the Wintrode Clan home from Arizona and Montana. She will return to Boston Dec. 30 where her parents Bob and Sue Chambers will meet ber, as they will be staying in Boston at this time to be with Robhie Chambers who will be an out- patient at the Children's Hospital there for testing Dec. 29-31. West Corinth Lyle Shepperson and Annick Leymarie left for Paris, France on Dec. 17 to spend the L Christmas holidays there with her mother. They plan to return home Jan. 4. W. Cminth Holly Young-Crawford begun work in the Dartmouth Book Store Dec. 21. She commutes daily. Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Perdue and family of Barre were dinner guests of his parents Edward and Helen Perdue on Sunday, Dec. 20. N Christmas at Wanda's Rest Home HAPPINESS IS BEING TOGETHER-- Elizabeth Dwinell and William Rose, Sr. enjoy the company of Nurse Frances Losehiavo. Piermont New Baby Boy Mr. and Mrs. William Putnam announce the birth of Wells River00 a baby son, Timoth William, horn Dec. 21 at Mary Hit- chcock Memorial Hospital in P, ethNelson Hanover. Grandparents are " ' ' 757-34=,'9 Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Putnam St. Eugene's and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Catholic Church Reardon of Pierrnont; and St. Eugene's Catholic great grandfather is William Church held its Christmas Putnam. Bazaar on Dec. 5 at the Wells Memorial River Congregational Church Former Piermont resident vestry with a variety of crafts. Nina Miles, 86, died Dec. 14 at the Grafton County Nursing Congregational Chureh Home. She will he remem- On the afternoon of Nov. 22, bered for working many years members of the Wells River for theEariHowardfamily. Congregational Church delivered Cheer Baskets to the Christmas Club ....... The Piermont Christmas two plays, "Christmas urace tJreen was hostess at snuHns, rl,a, ho,a th.; ....... Reumon, and Christmas the VIS card party. Pat .ae. annual Advent Christmas party on Dec 7 at Treasure," directed by Sandy Trevithick won high score, worKs,non, was nero on me zgm the .,,, ,t Chrln--,, wn,,, ' 1" n Dunkl second and wire cnimren and adults of the ............................ Fletcher and Michael Cod-Lfl la ey , wit ....... c r .... " n bhiney tJoum and Meda  there _,w-Wa_fie for hu eh partlctpattug m a Kinahenjh.lmsatamS gtvea  l .lyaml= ......... .... Hadiock and Mary Bigelow. preparation for Christmas. r- ........ Robert Evans 272-5874 from Woodsville and Jack Monaham. Carolers from both Piermont and Pike have performed at this scene during the Christmas week. One of the noted guests to attend the open house was Mrs. Hazel Underhill from Orford who was able to come to view her former home and see the newredecorating done by the Reardons. School Christmas Concert The Piermont Village School presented their always delightful Christmas concert on Monday evening, Dec. 21 to a4illed to capacity Town Hall. The Kindergarten class .... A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL--- Santa is spreading good cheer to Wanda's Rest Home. Shown above is Helen Eastman (left), and Mari (right).  ."  :"  ,  / SPREADING CHRISTMAS CHEER-- Santa Claus (Joseph Loschiavo) 1 Mrs. Esther Johnsm Fairlee' , :133-97t" New Baby Girl helpers. The brass band was a Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lange new addition and added much I MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE ! announce the birth of their to the pageant. second daughter, Caitlin The soloists were Jedy i Orange County M tal l Fagan 00nge, bornD00, t4, at Hedge andMrs. Cramer.  the Mary Hitchcock Memorial Mary and Joseph were o ,Hospital, Hanover, N.H. Colleen Newton and Jason Caitlin's maternal grand-Fountain. Head angel was parents are Mr. and Mrs. KelliWilliams. Clarence Fagan, of Vergennes The three wise men were Certainly  one of the highspots of the Piermont Christmas season was the combined open house and barn held Dec. 20 at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Reardon and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Underhill. Over 50 friends and neigh- bors attended and enjoyed the seasonal hospitality, with the highlight being a living creche scene at the barn which opened the program with their interpretation of "Jingle Bells" and "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"; and then was joined by grades seven and eight who eartained the little folks with their ren: ditions of "Twos the Night Before Christmas" and "I'm Gettin' Nuttin' for Christ- mas". Grades one and two then sang a medley of Yuletide songs; and this was followed by a musical play "Old Saint Nick" with the youngsters from grades three. four, five and six. The en- tertainment concluded with a piano duet with Timmy Wilkins and Mrs. Ledwith, the ho-ing the merriment of the Christmas season for the benefit of family at the annual Christmas festivities at Wanda's Rest Home. S. N00wb00ry00 isa bet Whitney 866-5676 Christmas in S. Newbury Jack Thomas Jr., Cindy and boys, Beau and Ryan, arrived at River Bend from Orono, Me., on Wednesday. Jack and June will have a lively ""::: Christmas with their whole family present. John and Virginia Smith plan a family Christmas with !:: and her paternal grand-Aaron Eastman, Brian consisted of neighborhood music teacher. The students Betty and Judy and their II 1| lrAYLOAL t  :: parents are Mr. and Mrs. Jobn Thurston, andJeremyHodge, animals that included calves and their teachers should be families at Alpenglo. Lange of town. Angels were Lena Hodge, from the Underhill farm; comvlimented for their en- The Roger Scotts will have /4 their real family Christmas DANCING IS FUN AT AN A [\\;lU T/'/E |UUiml --f" ENCE IllkIMlllll&l'Bl %1)j NewsBriefs Stacy Cramer, Allison Gato, sheep from. the French tertaining program and clever Sunday when Mrs Seotts' . Y GE--- Kevin Bell, of Mt. Clemens, Stephanie Danforth, Rachel mmily; anu me donkey from decorations. The arrival of rents come " from Loschmvo and Ellen Dent prove that danei - Mich., is spending the Adams, Kimberley Newton, the Metcalfs. Assisting to Santa Claus with candy for all pa ] Massachusetts Diane, they cut a groove on the dance floor at Wand  SERVICE ainee i$ holidays with his parents, Mr. Molly Wing, Robyn Newton, build this spectacular scene the little folks topped off the (please turn  page 9) Christmas = ' " !::. and Mrs. Russell Smith. Amy Adams, Crystal Colby, oesioes the Underhills ano evening party. / 29 Math Street :t B.B. Sargent, a student at April Randall, April Marcott, Reardons were Mike Hudson " -- f(,L Johnson State College, is with Stacy Danforth, Trudy .,Land Bradfol, Vt. her mother, Mrs. Barbara Eastman, Diane Fuchs, and "- "n nlnl| '/Al-lrlll t.so-t-zz-s2 .irl Sargent, for Christmas. Carrie Wing. tAaA,.,..a,., ,l i I  Beth Nelson Helen Durgin, student at Shephards were Stevie UUllVlll:; , , " 757-M29  '' l [lihft  Endicott College in Beverley, Bolles, Chad Pierson, Shannon Santa at Nelson reaa the scripture; Mass., has been spending Williams, Dennis Fuchs. American Legion Susan Oakes read a poem, "If ..-.i some time at the home of her Band and choir: Caroline Boys and girls visited with Jesus Had Not Come"; Daniel woom t, ,, . s,. M,.'. 0= trll;:,if  ING_Q_RPORATED Santa at the Ross-Wood Post Nelson took the offering. The New HI]Lm Roy. Edwin Miine. 5otuNoy Eve Mass, 6:30 The Roy. william ArkS" q=:| 10;30 o.m. HC f's*, thirllh,,....,, ond MP, second and hOlh -ul I! STOP IN AND SEE OUR NEW 1982 NK:)DELS AND LEFTOVER 1981%. Box 617 E. St Johnsbury Rcl. Tel. (802) St Johnsbury Vt. 05819 748-2352 GARY'S GAS & FUEL Main Street N. Haverhill, N.H. (603) 787-6118 HOME HEATING FUEL Minimum 100 gallon drop Ask about volume discounts No. 2 Diesel $1.2 gal. tax paid S&H GREEN STAMPS GIVEN ON HEATING FUEL NOW DELIVERING 500 gal. sales and over deliver up to 25 miles. ALSO AVAILABLE: Trailer drops at big savings STRAY CASH ON DELIVERY SALES ONLY Burner Service Avaflalde Through James H parents, Mr, and Mrs. Maurice Durgi. Church Christmas Pageant The Christmas pageant at the Federated Church was held Sunday, Dec. 20. It was under the direction of Mrs. R. H. Cramer, IIl, and her able E. Corinth, News Briefs Wilfred Sweet, who has been a patient at the M.H.M,H. in Hanover, for ten days following a hip operation returned home Saturday, Dec. 19. Charles Sampson a student at the Keene State College in Keene, N.H., is spending the Christmas holidays with his mother, Mrs. Stella Sampson. Mrs. Carol (Williams) Suich came Dec. 19 to spend a week with her parents, Postmaster and Mrs. Paul Williams. Her husband, Jerry, joined her here on the 23rd and both returned to their home in Connecticut the following day as Carol, a nurse, had to work Christmas eve. Mr: and Mrs. Rowland Lamb went on Dec. 22 to Roseile Park, N.J. The steeple lighting for this Larson, Christy DeGoosh, Karen Cramer, Todd Pierson, Judy Hbdge, Craig DeGoosh, Ken Bagley, Jeannie Williams, Eileen  Newton, Laurie Danforth, Alan Jesseman. Reg Cramer was in charge of lighting. ,, Stella Knapp q 13,)-576 week is given by Susan and Geoffrey Putnam to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child The while poinsetta on the church altar Dec. 2O is given to celebrate the Good News of the Word made flesh by Fred and Lucille White. Minerva Chapter Minerva Chapter No. 68 O.E.S. held its Christmas meeting Dec. 22 in the Masonic building starting with a cooperative supper in the dining room. Christmas baskets were packed for shotin members and an ex- change of gifts among members present was en- joyed. Guests present were the district deputy, brother William Wolf and sister Lucille Wolf and sister Ber- nice Hamlin from tuna Chapter in Bradford. kx I/6, Idmu, N.L 14tl-B$411! 20 American Legion on Dec. 19 in the afternoon. Christmas Concert by WHS at Community Woodsville and Haverhill held a combined Christmas Concert at the Community Building on Dec. 21 with a variety of traditional and contemporary Christlnas music. Tbe Haverhill Cooperative School Meeting was held! at the James R. Morrill School on Dec. 22. OBTA Meeting On Dec. 17, the Opera Block Tenants Association held its monthly Birthday Party honoring Ben Milner, Lulu Martin, Inn Mann and Mar- jorie Chase. In conjunction with the party, the first Christmas Party was also celebrated. Twenty-eight members of OBTA were present and all exchanged Christmas gifts. Refresh- ments consisting of birthday cake, fruit cake, pumpkin bread, banana bread, Christmas cookies, crackers and dip, three kinds of homemade fudge, two kinds of eggnog, coffee and tea were served by hostesses Marion Towne, Maxine Minshull and Bernice Halfrey. Madeline LaBounty and Elizabeth Lackie entertained the group with Christmas Carols and a program of "Oldies". Calvary Baptist Church The Christmas Program was held at the Calvary BQplist Church on Dec, 20 with the Beginners singing two songs and reading "A Child's Version of the Christmas Story", Juniors presented the Christmas pageapt. David choir sang, "Wonderful Birth to a Manger He Came." Members and friends of the church carolled on last Tuesday evening at the COt- tage Hospital and Grafton County Home. They returned to the Jonathan Oakes Home for refreshments. Booster Club Christmas Tournament The Woodsville Area Booster Club will hold its annual Christmas Tour- nament on Dec. 28 and 29 with White Mountain Regional High School playing Conval at 6"30 p.m. and Pelham playing Woodsville at 8:00 p.m. The Consolation will be played on the 29th at 6:30 p.m. and the Championship at 8:00 p.m. the same night. Christmas Party for Glencliff and Grafton Home Residents A Christmas Party and Dance was held at Club III for the Glencliff and Grafton County Home residents. Santa also visited. Enlisted Men's Club to Hold New Year's Dance The Enlisted Men's Club of the Woodsville National Guards will hold a New Year's Party and Dance at the Community Building on Dec. 31 with "Silver and Gold" providing the music. A complete buffet will be of- fered. News Briefs Several from town attended the cantata, "Ring the Bells" at Benton Bible Chapel last Sunday evening. Tommy Riley of Atlanta Ga., recently visited his mother, Portia Riley. St. Js Cmlk CIm, p.m. Sunday Mosses, 8 a,m. end 10 a.m. BAI'N -- -- O.c.c. St. t..e's ii1 Pv. Arthur Chmey, Sunday Service - 9 o.m., Wondsvifle, N.H. Rev. Frances Potter, Holy Sunday Scho - I 0 o.m. Communion ] st. 3rd and Sth Sundays - 11:00 o.m. Morning Prowr, 2rid end 4th, Suncks - IIIM'ON 11:000.m. h,dl, l. awd Pastor Harold Noy, Smday Sc/xm*l, 9:45 o,m., mO Worship, 11 o.m. Evon rme Survko, 6 p.m. Thursdoy - ler Meeting Rev. Hysono, pestof. Sunday, 9:45 o.m., 7:30 p.m. i11111 M111at Mvmt Cltim k Sunday School 9:45 a.m,. Sunday Services 11 o.m. and 3 p.m. Prayer Meeting, Wed. 2 p,m. ftlllCUl Pester Jemes Burow, Sundey Schoel - 10:00- 10:45 o.m., Meming Worship - 11:00 o.m.- noon, ,%ndoy (-vnlng Sorv',e - 6:30 p.m., Wednesdey - Ireyer Meeting - 630 p.m. IIAVBIlU .c,,,s_ u c Imer,m Paster "Rird Monr, Sundoy ,vkes - 9:30 o,m., Sunday Scbonl - 9:30 n.m, NOiHN NAVI[ilm R. William nfer, Jr., Sunday Services - 9:30 o.m., Sundey School - 9:30 o.m. In4dt tf St. IiMdm & M Aq SO. Haveddll, N,H. Rev. Brother M. Grifflth- Moil Sunday Worship 9:00 o.m., Youth Group Fri., 7:00 p.m., Private Tutoring Evings. CMrch d tim Semrmo No Haverhill. N.fl. Rev. Rai tlysong. Sunday Services 11 o.m. ,,nd I p.m., Wed., 1 p.m., Sunday Schoo/- 9,45 a.m. Roy. Steve ckhm  Cm0r om, ct Rw. Deborah Wohers, Sundoy Services ! 1:00 a.m., Sunday School I0:00 o.m., Child Care Previded. Nlllel v... Rev. Robert Robb,Services- 11 o.m., 5ndoy SChool - 9:45 o.m. Sundoy school. 11 a.m., morning worship. 7 p.m., evonmg worship. Wednasdoy, 1:15 p.m., mld-vek sedce. tblmd thm4ht Rev. Williom t. sharer, Imstw. Sund, 11 o.m., mermng worship; church hool fr pre- school childron. Tuesdoys, 6:30 o,m., mm's brkfasL He/on Ruthedord is leading o BilNe study group at her home on Thys from 9:30-11 o.m.; everyone h wekome. W,Wlila w, fOe.re. r. iet Cb,rd Albert E, Perker, pastor. Sunday, 10 o.m., Rev. Sunday school. 11:00 mermn we*ship. 7 11:30o.m.( Vermont IUDIID r.,qrs u... Rev. John KnigM * Sonckw Services 10:45, SChoN 9:30 o.m. - C hiM Core Onu:e MMMist (::kvk Bmdfwd, VL Rev. James Boutm. Surdoy Services 10:30 o.m. Sunday School 9:15 o,m." All Ages Invited. I1 lvmldlud Fr*e Ork Sunday School 9:4S o.m,, Morning Wop 11,.00 e,m., Mid-Week ble Study Thurs.. 1:30 p.m. O te d Prlml kip (:bh Brodferd, Vt. Fath James Cannon C.s.s.R Sat, Mass, 5:15 p.m. Sun, Mass., 9:00 Qnd I 1:00 o.m. cNlanl i11111 Rev. t Serves 10:45 o.m., Stelm J. lmer, pater. Sundoy School, a.m, ./ 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, II. Evening 'vke, 7. . We fdeo C  cm[INlrll Pastor, GordOl,ml ItCC4mlml*lmrdtU.C.C, a.m.; Worship -, Richord A. White, Pastor, Sunday Worship Service (.), 7: 1 11:00 o.m,, Sunday hod 9:45 .m., Pot Study, 10:00 O.m.; "- Luck It Vespers Tuesdovs, 6:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. mer c,,=u..c.  .,, tnterim Pastor Rict -t. 11oo o, Sc, 9,,,s o.,,. M'.,t 7..'led Evening Fellowship, 7." r -" '. fay( Wed., 7:30 p,m,  .... 't Marion T. R emJ/( .m.dlT00l ,,  ,1 Eider Lee Manning. ia o ],00111 Rov, Lee Monni. I-' o.m. Church . 9 MS : Night Moss - 7:00 P. *A '" Secvke - 10:30 e.BIkL p.m. evening service. Wedner, ciay, 7 p.m., prayer meeting. Satwdm/, 7 p.m,, young pete's mt. Page 8-The Journal Opinion-December 30, 1981 | I I I I Illll Wentworth Candlelight Christmas Service The Ammal Union Can- dlelight Christmas Service was held on Dec. 24 at 7:30 at the Congregational Church in Wentworth Pastor Reverend David Waiters was the coordinator. The Reverend Eric Snogren, pastor of Warren-E. Haverhill Methodist Church gave a sermon. Churches that participated were the E. Haverhill Com- munity Church, Warren Methodist Church, St. John Vianney Catholic Church of Warren, W. Rumney Com- munity Church, Wentworth Baptist Church, and the Congregational Church of Wentworth. The Community choir is under the direction of Nancy Bumford of Warren. Snowmobile Club The Baker River Valley Snowmobile Club will hold a dinner dance on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31 at the Wentworth Elementary School. Happy Hour will start at 7:00, dinner at 8:00, and dancing at 9:00. B.Y.O.B. Music will be by Gerry and Wildwoods. Admission is $12.00 per person. Only 200 tickets are for sale. No tickets O'NDS wATCHEs- We Repair ACCUTRON. TIMEX and A;I Makes. HASKELL JEWELERS Littteton, NH 03561 ) 444-3351 .... EAR I l II , ,, ,,,,,, , I I III I I III will be sold at the door but they can be obtained through Lorraine Gore, Wayne Vlek, Ginny Gore, or the Shawnee store. Selectmen Recuperating Selectman Harold Brown is recuperating at home following recent open heart surgery at Mary Hitehcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover. News Briefs Philip Bernier is home on vacation from the Hyde School in Bath, Me. Marcella Hoffmann returned this week from St. Petersburg Beach, FI., where she visited friends. Melissa Brock who broke her hip in a fall recently is able to get around on a walker and is making good progress. Word has been received of the death in Wilmington, Dela., of James Hamilton, a week after the death of his mother, Mrs. John CI (Gladys) Hamilton, who died on Nov. 8. Another son, John, died on Nov, 9 of a heart at- tack soon after hearing of his mother's death, Mrs. Hamilton with her late husband spent summers with their family in their cottage on Pond Brook Road since the mid-30's. Mr. Hamilton devoted Hamilton Field to the town. Merry Champlin is ill at her home on Stanyon Hill. Vernon Pease was the winner of the Thanksgiving turkey and "fixins" at the Shawnee Store. Christmas Program Using the theme "The Spirit of Christmas," the Elemen- tary School presented the annual Christmas program last week. Skits, musical selection, plays and carols made up the program. A visit from Santa closed the program. Grades one and two presented a play, "Bells of Christmas," Annie Hutchins offered a medley of Christmas songs as a pianosolo, Grades three and four II l Marcella Hoffman 764 -5795 Katie Cummings, and Bar- bara Downing; Sarah Snell, Jessie Burger, Carrie San- born, Joyce Hudson, Christine Lech, and Michael Ceddaire, Peter Chierertoti also served as master of ceremonies. Baker River School The Baker River School presented "Christmas Revels" Friday evening, Dec. 18 at Wentworth Town Hall, with a cast of 50 directed by Debbie Stewart Meet. The Revels take place in an English Manor with Tom and Julie Snell playing the lord and lady. This old form of en- tertainment dates from early times and was presented at the winter solistice. The Baker River School students and staff took part with adults and children from Warren, Rumney, Plymouth and Wentworth. There were eight student jugglers. Michael Coddaire sang a solo. Mummers' plays such as the legend of St. George and the Dragon were incorporated as well as an explanation of Hannikkah. N Haverhill Katharine Blaisdell 787-6315 News Briefs Sympathy is extended to the Rutherford families on the loss of Helen's mother, Marian Cram. Twenty-three members and guests of Haverhill Senior Citizens held their regular meeting at the Coach & Paddock Restaurant for lunch on Dec. 14. Officers elected for the new year are Edith Henson, president, Gertrude Brooks, vice-president, Pat Trevithick, secretary, and Hazel Irwin, treasurer. Congratulations to Bernice Johnson. One of her Shelties, Mountain Crest Peppy of Seascape, won honors at the Boston Dog Show as Best of Breed. Peppy has won seven points in four shows since November. presented a play, "Christmas Tom N. Trevithick from Jokes." Grade five sang Connecticut spent a few days several Christmas songs, with his parents, Dean and Grades seven and eight put on Pat Trevithick. Corinth leanor Burroughs 4:m-.%7 Trip to Michigan On Friday, Dec. 17 Leslie Wintrede flew from Boston to Detroit for th Christmas holidays. Over "the weekend she was at the Staff Reunion at Camp Stores in Jackson, Mich., where she was a counselor-in4raining the past summer. From Dec. 23 until the end of her visit she visited her father Martin Wintrode in Warren, Mich., and other members of the Wintrode Clan home from Arizona and Montana. She will return to Boston Dec. 30 where her parents Bob and Sue Chambers will meet ber, as they will be staying in Boston at this time to be with Robhie Chambers who will be an out- patient at the Children's Hospital there for testing Dec. 29-31. West Corinth Lyle Shepperson and Annick Leymarie left for Paris, France on Dec. 17 to spend the L Christmas holidays there with her mother. They plan to return home Jan. 4. W. Cminth Holly Young-Crawford begun work in the Dartmouth Book Store Dec. 21. She commutes daily. Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Perdue and family of Barre were dinner guests of his parents Edward and Helen Perdue on Sunday, Dec. 20. N Christmas at Wanda's Rest Home HAPPINESS IS BEING TOGETHER-- Elizabeth Dwinell and William Rose, Sr. enjoy the company of Nurse Frances Losehiavo. Piermont New Baby Boy Mr. and Mrs. William Putnam announce the birth of Wells River00 a baby son, Timoth William, horn Dec. 21 at Mary Hit- chcock Memorial Hospital in P, ethNelson Hanover. Grandparents are " ' ' 757-34=,'9 Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Putnam St. Eugene's and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Catholic Church Reardon of Pierrnont; and St. Eugene's Catholic great grandfather is William Church held its Christmas Putnam. Bazaar on Dec. 5 at the Wells Memorial River Congregational Church Former Piermont resident vestry with a variety of crafts. Nina Miles, 86, died Dec. 14 at the Grafton County Nursing Congregational Chureh Home. She will he remem- On the afternoon of Nov. 22, bered for working many years members of the Wells River for theEariHowardfamily. Congregational Church delivered Cheer Baskets to the Christmas Club ....... The Piermont Christmas two plays, "Christmas urace tJreen was hostess at snuHns, rl,a, ho,a th.; ....... Reumon, and Christmas the VIS card party. Pat .ae. annual Advent Christmas party on Dec 7 at Treasure," directed by Sandy Trevithick won high score, worKs,non, was nero on me zgm the .,,, ,t Chrln--,, wn,,, ' 1" n Dunkl second and wire cnimren and adults of the ............................ Fletcher and Michael Cod-Lfl la ey , wit ....... c r .... " n bhiney tJoum and Meda  there _,w-Wa_fie for hu eh partlctpattug m a Kinahenjh.lmsatamS gtvea  l .lyaml= ......... .... Hadiock and Mary Bigelow. preparation for Christmas. r- ........ Robert Evans 272-5874 from Woodsville and Jack Monaham. Carolers from both Piermont and Pike have performed at this scene during the Christmas week. One of the noted guests to attend the open house was Mrs. Hazel Underhill from Orford who was able to come to view her former home and see the newredecorating done by the Reardons. School Christmas Concert The Piermont Village School presented their always delightful Christmas concert on Monday evening, Dec. 21 to a4illed to capacity Town Hall. The Kindergarten class .... A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL--- Santa is spreading good cheer to Wanda's Rest Home. Shown above is Helen Eastman (left), and Mari (right).  ."  :"  ,  / SPREADING CHRISTMAS CHEER-- Santa Claus (Joseph Loschiavo) 1 Mrs. Esther Johnsm Fairlee' , :133-97t" New Baby Girl helpers. The brass band was a Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lange new addition and added much I MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE ! announce the birth of their to the pageant. second daughter, Caitlin The soloists were Jedy i Orange County M tal l Fagan 00nge, bornD00, t4, at Hedge andMrs. Cramer.  the Mary Hitchcock Memorial Mary and Joseph were o ,Hospital, Hanover, N.H. Colleen Newton and Jason Caitlin's maternal grand-Fountain. Head angel was parents are Mr. and Mrs. KelliWilliams. Clarence Fagan, of Vergennes The three wise men were Certainly  one of the highspots of the Piermont Christmas season was the combined open house and barn held Dec. 20 at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Reardon and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Underhill. Over 50 friends and neigh- bors attended and enjoyed the seasonal hospitality, with the highlight being a living creche scene at the barn which opened the program with their interpretation of "Jingle Bells" and "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"; and then was joined by grades seven and eight who eartained the little folks with their ren: ditions of "Twos the Night Before Christmas" and "I'm Gettin' Nuttin' for Christ- mas". Grades one and two then sang a medley of Yuletide songs; and this was followed by a musical play "Old Saint Nick" with the youngsters from grades three. four, five and six. The en- tertainment concluded with a piano duet with Timmy Wilkins and Mrs. Ledwith, the ho-ing the merriment of the Christmas season for the benefit of family at the annual Christmas festivities at Wanda's Rest Home. S. N00wb00ry00 isa bet Whitney 866-5676 Christmas in S. Newbury Jack Thomas Jr., Cindy and boys, Beau and Ryan, arrived at River Bend from Orono, Me., on Wednesday. Jack and June will have a lively ""::: Christmas with their whole family present. John and Virginia Smith plan a family Christmas with !:: and her paternal grand-Aaron Eastman, Brian consisted of neighborhood music teacher. The students Betty and Judy and their II 1| lrAYLOAL t  :: parents are Mr. and Mrs. Jobn Thurston, andJeremyHodge, animals that included calves and their teachers should be families at Alpenglo. Lange of town. Angels were Lena Hodge, from the Underhill farm; comvlimented for their en- The Roger Scotts will have /4 their real family Christmas DANCING IS FUN AT AN A [\\;lU T/'/E |UUiml --f" ENCE IllkIMlllll&l'Bl %1)j NewsBriefs Stacy Cramer, Allison Gato, sheep from. the French tertaining program and clever Sunday when Mrs Seotts' . Y GE--- Kevin Bell, of Mt. Clemens, Stephanie Danforth, Rachel mmily; anu me donkey from decorations. The arrival of rents come " from Loschmvo and Ellen Dent prove that danei - Mich., is spending the Adams, Kimberley Newton, the Metcalfs. Assisting to Santa Claus with candy for all pa ] Massachusetts Diane, they cut a groove on the dance floor at Wand  SERVICE ainee i$ holidays with his parents, Mr. Molly Wing, Robyn Newton, build this spectacular scene the little folks topped off the (please turn  page 9) Christmas = ' " !::. and Mrs. Russell Smith. Amy Adams, Crystal Colby, oesioes the Underhills ano evening party. / 29 Math Street :t B.B. Sargent, a student at April Randall, April Marcott, Reardons were Mike Hudson " -- f(,L Johnson State College, is with Stacy Danforth, Trudy .,Land Bradfol, Vt. her mother, Mrs. Barbara Eastman, Diane Fuchs, and "- "n nlnl| '/Al-lrlll t.so-t-zz-s2 .irl Sargent, for Christmas. Carrie Wing. tAaA,.,..a,., ,l i I  Beth Nelson Helen Durgin, student at Shephards were Stevie UUllVlll:; , , " 757-M29  '' l [lihft  Endicott College in Beverley, Bolles, Chad Pierson, Shannon Santa at Nelson reaa the scripture; Mass., has been spending Williams, Dennis Fuchs. American Legion Susan Oakes read a poem, "If ..-.i some time at the home of her Band and choir: Caroline Boys and girls visited with Jesus Had Not Come"; Daniel woom t, ,, . s,. M,.'. 0= trll;:,if  ING_Q_RPORATED Santa at the Ross-Wood Post Nelson took the offering. The New HI]Lm Roy. Edwin Miine. 5otuNoy Eve Mass, 6:30 The Roy. william ArkS" q=:| 10;30 o.m. HC f's*, thirllh,,....,, ond MP, second and hOlh -ul I! 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Charles Sampson a student at the Keene State College in Keene, N.H., is spending the Christmas holidays with his mother, Mrs. Stella Sampson. Mrs. Carol (Williams) Suich came Dec. 19 to spend a week with her parents, Postmaster and Mrs. Paul Williams. Her husband, Jerry, joined her here on the 23rd and both returned to their home in Connecticut the following day as Carol, a nurse, had to work Christmas eve. Mr: and Mrs. Rowland Lamb went on Dec. 22 to Roseile Park, N.J. The steeple lighting for this Larson, Christy DeGoosh, Karen Cramer, Todd Pierson, Judy Hbdge, Craig DeGoosh, Ken Bagley, Jeannie Williams, Eileen  Newton, Laurie Danforth, Alan Jesseman. Reg Cramer was in charge of lighting. ,, Stella Knapp q 13,)-576 week is given by Susan and Geoffrey Putnam to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child The while poinsetta on the church altar Dec. 2O is given to celebrate the Good News of the Word made flesh by Fred and Lucille White. Minerva Chapter Minerva Chapter No. 68 O.E.S. held its Christmas meeting Dec. 22 in the Masonic building starting with a cooperative supper in the dining room. Christmas baskets were packed for shotin members and an ex- change of gifts among members present was en- joyed. Guests present were the district deputy, brother William Wolf and sister Lucille Wolf and sister Ber- nice Hamlin from tuna Chapter in Bradford. kx I/6, Idmu, N.L 14tl-B$411! 20 American Legion on Dec. 19 in the afternoon. Christmas Concert by WHS at Community Woodsville and Haverhill held a combined Christmas Concert at the Community Building on Dec. 21 with a variety of traditional and contemporary Christlnas music. Tbe Haverhill Cooperative School Meeting was held! at the James R. Morrill School on Dec. 22. OBTA Meeting On Dec. 17, the Opera Block Tenants Association held its monthly Birthday Party honoring Ben Milner, Lulu Martin, Inn Mann and Mar- jorie Chase. In conjunction with the party, the first Christmas Party was also celebrated. Twenty-eight members of OBTA were present and all exchanged Christmas gifts. Refresh- ments consisting of birthday cake, fruit cake, pumpkin bread, banana bread, Christmas cookies, crackers and dip, three kinds of homemade fudge, two kinds of eggnog, coffee and tea were served by hostesses Marion Towne, Maxine Minshull and Bernice Halfrey. Madeline LaBounty and Elizabeth Lackie entertained the group with Christmas Carols and a program of "Oldies". Calvary Baptist Church The Christmas Program was held at the Calvary BQplist Church on Dec, 20 with the Beginners singing two songs and reading "A Child's Version of the Christmas Story", Juniors presented the Christmas pageapt. David choir sang, "Wonderful Birth to a Manger He Came." Members and friends of the church carolled on last Tuesday evening at the COt- tage Hospital and Grafton County Home. They returned to the Jonathan Oakes Home for refreshments. Booster Club Christmas Tournament The Woodsville Area Booster Club will hold its annual Christmas Tour- nament on Dec. 28 and 29 with White Mountain Regional High School playing Conval at 6"30 p.m. and Pelham playing Woodsville at 8:00 p.m. The Consolation will be played on the 29th at 6:30 p.m. and the Championship at 8:00 p.m. the same night. Christmas Party for Glencliff and Grafton Home Residents A Christmas Party and Dance was held at Club III for the Glencliff and Grafton County Home residents. Santa also visited. Enlisted Men's Club to Hold New Year's Dance The Enlisted Men's Club of the Woodsville National Guards will hold a New Year's Party and Dance at the Community Building on Dec. 31 with "Silver and Gold" providing the music. A complete buffet will be of- fered. News Briefs Several from town attended the cantata, "Ring the Bells" at Benton Bible Chapel last Sunday evening. Tommy Riley of Atlanta Ga., recently visited his mother, Portia Riley. St. Js Cmlk CIm, p.m. Sunday Mosses, 8 a,m. end 10 a.m. BAI'N -- -- O.c.c. St. t..e's ii1 Pv. Arthur Chmey, Sunday Service - 9 o.m., Wondsvifle, N.H. Rev. Frances Potter, Holy Sunday Scho - I 0 o.m. Communion ] st. 3rd and Sth Sundays - 11:00 o.m. Morning Prowr, 2rid end 4th, Suncks - IIIM'ON 11:000.m. h,dl, l. awd Pastor Harold Noy, Smday Sc/xm*l, 9:45 o,m., mO Worship, 11 o.m. Evon rme Survko, 6 p.m. Thursdoy - ler Meeting Rev. Hysono, pestof. Sunday, 9:45 o.m., 7:30 p.m. i11111 M111at Mvmt Cltim k Sunday School 9:45 a.m,. Sunday Services 11 o.m. and 3 p.m. Prayer Meeting, Wed. 2 p,m. ftlllCUl Pester Jemes Burow, Sundey Schoel - 10:00- 10:45 o.m., Meming Worship - 11:00 o.m.- noon, ,%ndoy (-vnlng Sorv',e - 6:30 p.m., Wednesdey - Ireyer Meeting - 630 p.m. IIAVBIlU .c,,,s_ u c Imer,m Paster "Rird Monr, Sundoy ,vkes - 9:30 o,m., Sunday Scbonl - 9:30 n.m, NOiHN NAVI[ilm R. William nfer, Jr., Sunday Services - 9:30 o.m., Sundey School - 9:30 o.m. In4dt tf St. IiMdm & M Aq SO. Haveddll, N,H. Rev. Brother M. Grifflth- Moil Sunday Worship 9:00 o.m., Youth Group Fri., 7:00 p.m., Private Tutoring Evings. CMrch d tim Semrmo No Haverhill. N.fl. Rev. Rai tlysong. Sunday Services 11 o.m. ,,nd I p.m., Wed., 1 p.m., Sunday Schoo/- 9,45 a.m. Roy. Steve ckhm  Cm0r om, ct Rw. Deborah Wohers, Sundoy Services ! 1:00 a.m., Sunday School I0:00 o.m., Child Care Previded. Nlllel v... Rev. Robert Robb,Services- 11 o.m., 5ndoy SChool - 9:45 o.m. Sundoy school. 11 a.m., morning worship. 7 p.m., evonmg worship. Wednasdoy, 1:15 p.m., mld-vek sedce. tblmd thm4ht Rev. Williom t. sharer, Imstw. Sund, 11 o.m., mermng worship; church hool fr pre- school childron. Tuesdoys, 6:30 o,m., mm's brkfasL He/on Ruthedord is leading o BilNe study group at her home on Thys from 9:30-11 o.m.; everyone h wekome. W,Wlila w, fOe.re. r. iet Cb,rd Albert E, Perker, pastor. Sunday, 10 o.m., Rev. Sunday school. 11:00 mermn we*ship. 7 11:30o.m.( Vermont IUDIID r.,qrs u... Rev. John KnigM * Sonckw Services 10:45, SChoN 9:30 o.m. - C hiM Core Onu:e MMMist (::kvk Bmdfwd, VL Rev. James Boutm. Surdoy Services 10:30 o.m. Sunday School 9:15 o,m." All Ages Invited. I1 lvmldlud Fr*e Ork Sunday School 9:4S o.m,, Morning Wop 11,.00 e,m., Mid-Week ble Study Thurs.. 1:30 p.m. O te d Prlml kip (:bh Brodferd, Vt. Fath James Cannon C.s.s.R Sat, Mass, 5:15 p.m. Sun, Mass., 9:00 Qnd I 1:00 o.m. cNlanl i11111 Rev. t Serves 10:45 o.m., Stelm J. lmer, pater. Sundoy School, a.m, ./ 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, II. Evening 'vke, 7. . We fdeo C  cm[INlrll Pastor, GordOl,ml ItCC4mlml*lmrdtU.C.C, a.m.; Worship -, Richord A. White, Pastor, Sunday Worship Service (.), 7: 1 11:00 o.m,, Sunday hod 9:45 .m., Pot Study, 10:00 O.m.; "- Luck It Vespers Tuesdovs, 6:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. mer c,,=u..c.  .,, tnterim Pastor Rict -t. 11oo o, Sc, 9,,,s o.,,. M'.,t 7..'led Evening Fellowship, 7." r -" '. fay( Wed., 7:30 p,m,  .... 't Marion T. R emJ/( .m.dlT00l ,,  ,1 Eider Lee Manning. ia o ],00111 Rov, Lee Monni. I-' o.m. Church . 9 MS : Night Moss - 7:00 P. *A '" Secvke - 10:30 e.BIkL p.m. evening service. Wedner, ciay, 7 p.m., prayer meeting. Satwdm/, 7 p.m,, young pete's mt.