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By Mrs. Sara Mathis
Phone: Tuck. 6.5919
THE MULLICA RIVER PARISH
H. Shoemaker, Minister
Win. Bowen, Assistant
Sunday, May 27th
New Gretna —
New Gretna —
9:45 A. M. — Worship.
11 A. M.—
P. M.— Evening Fellowship.
Lower Bank— 11 A. M —
A. M.— Worship.
Green Bank— A. M.—
Weekstown— A. M.—
10:15 A.M— Worship. Tuesday, May 29th the Women’s Bible Class will not meet for their weekly study due to the preparations for the Memorial Day Dinner at the Lodge Hall.
On Memorial Day at the Lodge all the W. S. C. S. of the Methodist Church will prepare and hold a turkey dinner this year.
You will not want to miss this delicious dinner, price $1.50 per plate for adults and 75 cents for children under 12 years of age.
The dinner will begin promptly at 1 P. M.
After the dinner there will be a baseball game for those who wish to attend.
Friday Evening, May 25th, the M.Y.F will hold their weekly meeting at the Parsonage.
Memorial Sunday, May 27
11:00 A. M.—”Your Talent—to Use or To Lose.”
P. M—”The Master of Men.”
(Since Rev. Wilson is at the General Assembly of the Church in Cincinnatti, Ohio, Mr. Robert A. Reed, Student Pastor of Tucker-ton, will conduct the services at New Gretna)
Last Tuesday, the Children’s Choir of the Presbyterian Church had a picnic at Lake Absegami. The youngsters enjoyed a hike and some games. Those attending were: Patty Cramer, Barbara Cramer, Betty Jean Mathis, Shirley McNeil, Donna Allen, Eleanor Allen, Joyce Cramer, Barbara Barnes, Jackie Mathis, Billy Houck, Mrs. Harvey Buck and the Rev, and Mrs. Stan Wilson.
NOTE OF THANKS
I wish to thank my friends for flowers, fruit and other remembrances during my two weeks illness from which I am recovering slowly. Winfield Downs, Sr.
The New Gretna A. A. Baseball Team, sponsored by the Men’s Brotherhood of the First Presbyterian Church of New Gretna will play the Old New Gretna A. A. Team on Friday, May 25th, at 6 P. M. on Saturday May 26th at 6 P. M., they will play the Four Mile Colony Team, at New Gretna. On Memorial Day they will play the Pomona Naval Base Team at 3 o’clock, in New Gretna. All games will be played on the local school diamond. Please make an extra effort to attend these games and thus encourage the youth of our community.
We are sorry to report that Curtis Maxwell is critically ill at his home on the New York Highway. Reports at this writing are encouraging and his many friends wish him a speedy recovery.
Miss Mae Shivers of Miami, Fla., is visiting Miss Margaret C. Adams, and Mr. and Mrs. James C. Post for a few weeks.
Mr. Winfield Downs, Sr., is recovering from a severe heart attack which he suffered recently. He has the best wishes of his friends for his complete recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Alston Adams of Washington, D. C., were visitors with the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Russell Adams, while attending the convention of the Federal Savings and Loan Association in Atlantic City, of which Mr. Adams is an officer.
Mr. Benjamin Maxwell of Wading River was rushed to the
Little Bobby Roberts has returned home after undergoing a tonsellectomy in the Atlantic City Hospital.
Keep in mind the Memorial Day celebration in P.O.S. of A. Hall where a turkey dinner with all the fixings will be served from 1 to 3 P. M. Price $1.50, sponsored by the W. S. C. S. of the Methodist Church. A time for renewing old acquaintences and annual membership of $1 per member, everybody is welcome to join, and its for a very worthy cause, the upkeep of our cemeteries, without these membership dollars our roads leading into the cemeteries and path’s would not be passable to reach the burial plots of our loved ones. The officers and members of the New Gretna Old Home Society are looking forward to having a large attendance this year, do not disappoint them.
Mr. and Mrs. George Hyatt of Marlton, were recent visitors with their niece, Mrs. Charlotte V. Paist and mother, Mrs. C. Paynter.
Mrs. Norman G. Mathis entered the Atlantic City Hospital on Tuesday of this week where she will undergo an operation.
Winfield Downs, Jr., who is in the Merchant Marine Service, spent a short time home recently from the Pacific Coast, his brother Calvin also in the Merchant Marine, is at the present time in Japan.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mathis and daughters of Metuchen, N. J., were visitors with their parents, Capt. and Mrs. Joseph K. Mathis, while Mr. Mathis was attending the Federal Savings and Loan Association Convention held in Atlantic City last week.
Mrs. Charlotte V. Paist was a Philadelphia visitor last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Felsberg and daughter of Absecon were last Sunday visitors with Mrs. Felsberg’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Shropshire.
The Rev. S. R. Wilson, who was appointed one of the Commissioners to the Presbyterian General Assembly of the U. S. A., which is held in Cincinnati, Ohio, each year, left on Sunday evening for Hightstown, N. J., where he will join others who were commissioned to attend the Assembly.
Mr. Charles Yerkes of Pemberton was a Tuesday visitor in town.
Miss Anna Klus returned to her home in Wading River after spending the winter months in Townsends Inlet.
Mrs. John R. Mathis entertained in honor of her daughter, Betty Jean, who was seven years-old on Monday, May 21st, at their home on Mathis Avenue.
Betty Jean received many gifts from friends and relatives, and a joyous time was enjoyed by all present.
Those attending were: Grandmothers Mrs. Baird Holmes and Mrs. H. Z. Mathis; Diane Mathis, Patty Cramer, Shirley McNeil, Patty Wilson, Carol Kauflin, Barbara Cramer; Mrs. Arthur Renard and son Arthur, Jr., of Manahawkin; Mrs. John R. Mathis and Betty Jean, the guest of honor.
It was a delightful afternoon and greatly enjoyed by all. Refreshments were served.
Mrs. Milton Kauflin entertained at a lawn party at the Kauflin home on South Maple Avenue, in honor of her daughter Carol’s fourth birthday.
The following were present: Joyce Cartey, and mother Helen; Carol Lee and brother Franklin Gray, and mother Mrs. Kathleen Gray; Ronnie Mathis, Billy Fulcher and mother; Louise Hickman, Alvarada and Diane Mathis and mother, Mrs. Emma Mathis; Betty Jean Mathis, Charles Clifton, Jr., Linda Ellen Clifton and mother, Mrs. Mary Clifton, Horace Somes, Jr., and mother, Mrs. Dorothea Somes of Pemberton Road; Rickey Steele, Jimmy McAnney and mother, Mrs. Reuben McAnney; Winnie Allen, Donna Post and mother, Mrs. Jas. C. Post; Diane McNeil and mother, Mrs. Linda McNeil; Patty Wilson, Jeanette Barnes and mother, Mrs. Hazel Barnes; Beverley Cramer; and Mrs. Stanton R. Wilson, Mrs. Charles Kauflin and Mrs. H. Z. Mathis, Mrs. Milton Kauflin and the honored guest, Carol Kauflin.
The afternoon was enjoyed with outdoor games after which refreshments were served.
Carol was the recipient of many beautiful and useful gifts.
Transcribed from the Tuckerton Beacon - May 24, 1951
Carol Kauflin (left) and Jimmy McAnney. The future of NASCAR racing? (Photo courtesy of Margaret Cramer McAnney.)