Gretna - April 20, 1939
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Warsitzka who have been located in
for many months have returned to their home on New York City South Maple avenuefor an indefinite time.
Donald Cramer, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Pratt Cramer, celebrated the anniversary of his 1st birthday, Monday, April 17th. He was the recipient of many nice gifts and received several beautiful cards.
Mrs. Kathryn Peers and nephews, Billy Buetner, Fred Westner, of Brooklyn, N. Y., have returned to their home after spending the Easter vacation at Mrs. Peers home.
Mrs. Henry Updike who entered the
hospital Sunday afternoon for a major operation is doing very nicely and her friends wish for a speedy recovery. Atlantic City
Miss Helen Cramer of Tuckerton, visited her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Cramer for the week end.
Sunday callers of Mrs. Mable Cramer were Mr. and Mrs. E. Sager, of East Orange, Mrs. Sager's mother, Mrs. Julia Kelley and daughter Reba of Tuckerton, Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Cramer and son Edward Everett of Tacony, Pa., Dr. and Mrs. J. Hilliard and Mrs. Clara Holman of Manahawkin.
Mrs. Lucy Allen is suffering from three fractured ribs caused by a fall while strolling through the Miller cemetery, she is improving slowly at her home on
New York Road, her grandson Francis Sears also met with an accident when he mashed three of his fingers while working on a truck last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Preebs and children of
Collingswood, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mathis, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Seldon Campbell and daughter Beverly Rae left for
, Monday, Mrs. Campbell has been in New Gretna for three weeks. Scranton, Pa.
Miss Frances Wheeler has been enjoying a week's vacation with friends in Garwood and
. While in Garwood she was tendered a party in honor of her 22nd birthday. New York City
Mr. and Mrs. C. Earle Cramer entertained at a dinner party Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Updike and mother Ida Vincent.
Mr. and Mrs. Larue Mizelle and family spent the week end with Mr. P. S. Mizelle in
Mrs. Alice Mathis and sons Robert and Elvin who have been spending a vacation in
have not been able to return owing to the illness of the children. Trenton
The card party which was held in the Civic Hall, Wednesday evening, by the youth of our village was a very great success financially and socially and the boys wish to thank the committee in charge and all who helped to make it possible to hold the party.
Announcements were received last week of the marriage of Miss Anna Ware and Dr. H. Cory Walling, Saturday, April 8th at the St. Paul Presbyterian Church in
. They will reside in Philadelphia . Morristown
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Seery of
returned to their home on Monday and their mother Mrs. Mabel Cramer accompanied them and will remain for a short visit. Philadelphia
Mr. Edgar Matlack suffered a heart attack Monday and is very ill at the home of Mrs. Lorena B. Kestler.
Don told me many stories about his childhood in New Gretna, the Cramer Oyster House, and the party boat business in Townsend's Inlet. (October 4, 2009 photo by Pete Stemmer.)
Working at the Cramer Oyster House on the Bass River in New Gretna. (l-r) Don Cramer; Arnold Pratt Cramer, Don's dad; and Harold French Cramer, Don's uncle. (Circa 1940's photo courtesy of Arnold Nathan Cramer.)