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New floor to be laid at community hall

This is two weeks’ items and although some is old news, I hope you find it interesting.

A community hall meeting was held on Monday evening and ways were discussed to bring the building up to standard. A new floor is to be laid in the spring. Following the Happy Neighbors Club holding their dinner and sale, the hall will be readied for winter.

The Travelers entertained at Victoria Manor and White Birches on Tuesday.

Beulah Upman and Emma Boyd of Saint John, N.B. visited with Vivian Warwick and Elda Lowther on Friday.

Ross and Mary Ellen Lusby, Amherst, were visiting with Vivian and John Warwick on Thursday evening.

Vivian Warwick spent Thursday with Ruth Warwick in Truro.

Elda Lowther enjoyed Thanksgiving supper with Helen and Rick Estabrooks, Brookdale, on Saturday. Others attending were Rick’s brother Raymond, his mother Erma Estabrooks, Chad, April and daughter Emma-Lee Lowther, Amherst.

Monday morning visitors with John and Vivian Warwick were Mary Ellen Lusby, Amherst, Chrissie Collins and boys Nathan and Noah, Wallace.

The Happy Neighbors Club held its annual dinner and Christmas sale in the hall on Wednesday and was pleased to have the ladies attending. Following the dinner, the ladies of the club entertained and several prizes were given out. The leader of the club, Ruby Kirkpatrick, auctioned off the items the club had received from the various stores and individuals. A very pleasant time was had and all left saying they hoped to be back next year. About 50 ladies attended this fair.

The quilt show and bake sale held in the Little River Church on Saturday was well received. It was a pleasant day indeed in spite of the rainy weather.

The Pitchin-In Barbershop Ladies group was enjoyed on Sunday morning at the Little River Baptist Church. Pastor Connie Stewart delivered the message with lunch and fellowship following in the vestry.

Gwenda and Eugene Mattinson, Fredericton, visited with her parents, Sheldon and Isabel Moore. They added much to the quilt show on Saturday and explained their method of machine quilting and had a beautiful display of quilts and wall hangings.

Keep all our sick friend in the hospital and at home in your prayers. Altie Adshade remains in CRHCC in Nappan. Mabel Lowther received a good report from her doctor in Truro on Friday.

Eleanor Jackson, her friend Kerry, his mother and daughter returned to Edmonton after spending sometime in this area.

On Saturday, Olive Jackson entertained family for Thanksgiving. She had 26 family members.

On Friday before Thanksgiving, Delbert and Lillian Carter enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner with their daughter and husband Nancy and David Haner, Truro, and their family.

Wilfred and Betty Adshade, Riverview, were Friday supper guests with Douglas and Ruby Kirkpatrick.

On Saturday Ruby and Douglas were pleased to have Darlene Blackadar, Bridgewater and Bea DesRoche, Brookdale, as supper guests.

Ruby Kirkpatrick visited with her daughter, Holly King, Amherst on Sunday.

Thought: Do not resist growing old; Think how many are denied that privilege.

Organizations: Happy Neighbors Club, Little River Church

Geographic location: Truro, Brookdale, White Birches Saint John Pitchin Fredericton Nappan Edmonton

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