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Fitchburg Sentinel (Newspaper) - October 2, 1944, Fitchburg, Massachusetts FITCHBURG SENTINEL, MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1944 WE THE WOMEN Maid and Mistress Exchange Role to Celebrate Relationship By RUTH MILLETT To celebrate their 50-year rela- tionship as mistress and maid, a 93- year-old Cleveland housewife and her 67-year-old maid decided to swap roles on the day of their "golden anniversary." On that day the mistress served the maid, and the maid did the re- laxing. If finding a maid continues as "difficult "as" It 'is today ar-J if maid's wages don't drop a little we may find mistresses and maids switching their roles for more than I stages, anyhow. In order to keep I a maid these days Mrs Brown as- i clings a lot of her maid's responsi- bilities. She may drive her to and from I work. She may let her can for her I own family when she is canning for Mrs. Brown's, and so on. There was a story in the paper not long ago about a woman who I wen moved-to she learned the i maid was going to quit rather than take a long bus every day. The war has proved that women lead a life of ease for a yeart hiring to snitching them from Mrs. Smith to do all of her work for her. And Mrs. Smith could save her money and the next year hire Mrs. Brown to help her do her work. We're getting there by gradual i under the noses of their friends. So why shouldn't they go the whole way and say, "You do my work this this I'll do yours Menu BREAKFAST: Tomato and grapefruit juice, cornbread, but- ter or .fortified margarine, crisp "bacon, syrup, coffee, milk. LUNCH: Cream of spinach nut butter and chili sauce sand- wiches, fruit cup, tea, milk. DINNER: Casserole of spare- ribs and sauerkraut, boiled pota- toes, buttered beets, rye bread, butter or fortified apples with apricot sauce, eoffee, By GAYNOR MADDOX Here are two desserts that contain high-class nutrition and plenty of taste satisfaction, Apples With Apricot Sauce (Serves 4) Four baking apples, Water, V> cup sugar. Peel apples; core and place in a baking fish. Sprinkle with sugar and cover 2-3 with water. Bake slowly 40 minutes, basting occasion- ally. Serve with Apricot Sauce. Apricot Sauce One-quarter pound dried apricots, 1% cups water, cup sugar, all- spice, lemon, juice and rind. Wash apricots; soak in water for several hours, add sugar, allspice and lemon. Cook slowly until apri- cots are very soft Press through a sieve. Quick Pudding T i-fi) One can condensed milk, juice and grated rind of 1 lemon, 1 tea- spoon grated grapefruit rind; 2 eggs, -well salt, 1% sweet cookie crumbs. Blend condensed milk, lemon juice eggs and salt together. Stir until thickened. Fold in cookie crumbs. Spoon into sherbet glasses and chill in refri- gerator. Realty Transfers Fitchburg Thornton K Ware et ux, to "W. Theodore Williams et ux., Prospect street 1V George W." Brakenridge, to J. Henry Boucher et ux., Lincoln street. Bridget B. Ryan.'et als., to Wil- liam M. Ronneberg'er, LaFlamme place. J. Octave Chabot et ux., to Camille P. Berube et ux., Exeter street and Oak Hill road. Everett H. Dudley, to Wilfred F. Burns, et ux., Dudley street. Francis W. Carter et ux, to Wil- liam T. Newell et Ashburnham street Edla Nyman, to Lempi D. Oinonen, Rollstone street Alberta D. Pease, to Alfred Taylor 1..... I rVtYouEmbajrawdBy HOT FLASHES? XT sou, lflce to ninny women, between the ages of 38 find from not flashes, nervous tension, irri- tability, are a bit blue at due to the functional middle ago period peculiar to Lydla i. Pinkham'a Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms, For almost a century thousands Upon thousands of aad poor elite have reported remark- able Many wise women take Plnkham'3 Compound regularly to help build up resistance against annoying distress. Ijrdla Pinkham's Compound ftelpj nature. It also has what Doctors call a stomachic tonic effect. Follow label directions. Worth trying! LYDIA L PINKHAM'S MEAT AND FATS Red Stamps AS through ZS and AS through K5 m Book 4 good for 10 points (Red Stamps now become valid every four weeks in- stead of every two weeks. Thus the every two weeks instead of 30.) PROCESSED rOODS Blue Stamps AS through Z8 and A5, B5, through R5 in Book 4 good for 10 points each indefinitely SUGAR Stamps 30. 31, 32 and 33 In back of Book 4 valid Indefinitely for live pounds each Nix 40 for 5 pounds (can- Mwlmuro of 20 pounds per person tot canning granted on application at local board from Aug 1 to Oct. 31 GASOLINE A-ll good through Nov 8 S3 and C3 coupons good fnr five gallons. and C4 coupons good for live gallons SHOES Aeroplane Stamps Nos. 1 and 2 valid for one pair Indefinitely. FUEL OIL Period 4 coupons valid through current season Class 4 worth 10 gallons Class 5 worth SO gallons, period 5 coupons good through current searon. 1944-45 coupons good' for 10 gallons a urut upon receipt et ux., Blossom and Caswell streets and Liongwcod avenue. Bernard A. McManus, commis- sioner, to William M. Ronneberger, LaFlamme place. Leominsler Madeline M. Driscoll, to James F. Hester, Church street. liam H. Andrews et ux., Seventh street Antonio Montagna et ux, to Mar- tha K. Gedenberg, Holman avenue and North Main street. Thaddeus Zuchowski, to Hoe St. FruiPstreet. Charles E. Akley by exor., to Ralph E. Kibling et ux., North Main street Edith G. Pierce, to Harry H..Day et ux., West street. Alfred Taylor et ux., to Donald H. Sertnott et ux., Westland, Samp- son and Hillcrest avenues. Charles E. Akley by exor., to John B. Coughlin et ux., Grafton and Richland streets. Luther H. Ussrey, to Joseph. N. Blanchet, near'Manchester street Ashburnham Eino Kalervo Aho, by atty. et ux., to Ronald E. Hyatt, near Stoge Meadow pond. Myrtie E. Wyman, to Albert J. Bebeau, Page and Pine avenues, near Lower Naukeag pond in north- erly part Westminster Carrie Racine, to Flora M. Mond- ville, South Ashburnham road. Flora M. Mondville, to John Hakamaa et ux., South. Ashburn- ham road and near County road. Lunenburg Amelia A. Dudley, to Mabelle R. Severance, West street Augustine D. .Russell Jr., et ux., to Guy Badagliacca et ux., Whiting street. Cook green tomatoes ten to 15 minutes longer than ripe ones.. Beauties' Hints ANN SHERIDAN: Prolongs life of lingerie, By ALICIA HART Bewitching lingerie is no less' be- witching if fragile lace is mended when threads weaken or spring" a tear. Not above hauling put their mending baskets when fine froth are Hollywood stars, who cost a pretty penny, use every stra- tegy to preserve them. From one glamor girl Ann (The Doughgirls) Sheridan this prize stratagem of starching a strip of net and of ironing it to the underside of the lace that tears, thus strengthening the lace and simpli- fying mending. "Over this background of net, which can be as sheer as says Ann, "repairs are a cinch." She has another trick of easing she says yank holes in lace top slips. To make straps ride easier, bits of salvaged elastic are sewed to the ribbon where it fastens to the back. of the slip. Community Chest Chatter Dad has a job. Wages are high and past debts are paid. The chil- dren are half grown and able to work part time and contribute their share to the family coffers. Mother is thrifty and a good manager. Dad is honest and industrious and turns over his pay envelope to mother every Saturday night. Christmas is celebrated with gifts all around. There is even money in the bank. Times are good. The future looks bright. Who would think it wouldn't last But it didn't last. Times changed. A depression hit and men like dad were laid off by the thousands. Sav- ings were eaten up. The home was mortgaged and then it was gone. Mother went out to work and scrubbed floors Dad sat around the ing aid. Tho name of the Asso- ciated Chanties was changed again in 1921 to the Family Welfare assn. of Fitchburg. Thus we became a part of a trend in social service work which is na- tional in scope. The Fitchburg Family Welfare Assn. is affiliated with an organization known as the Family Welfare Assn. of America. Their motto reads: "Light from hand to hand. Life from age to age.'1 The number of private agencies in the United States connected with this national organization totals 386 of which 278 are non-sectarian, Catholic, 39 Jewish and four Protestant Their standards of service are high To render efficient and skillful service a high quality of training is needed which often in- cludes specialized work in the .graduate ..field after college, training Why Thousands of Doctors Have Prescribed vravv Pertussin (DUE TO COLDS) Pertussm must be good when thou- sands upon thousands of Doctors have prescribed It lor so many years. Pertussin acts at once to relieve your coughlng.Itloosensandmakesphlegm easier to raise. Safe and effective tat both, old and young. Inexpensive I DEE-LICIOUS NOUGAT BAR! QUALITY CANDY FOR OVER SIXTY YEARS Then he began to stop in and take a drink or two to drown his troubles. The children no longer had pretty clothes or nourishing meals and pretty soon, with the home atmos- phere so gloomy, they began to look elsewhere for companionship and a little gaiety. They began to set their feet upon the path that leads to the juvenile court The family hit rock bottom. A common Httle story, isn't it It has happened before in the his- tory of our country during the period after World War 1 It may happen again. Life at best is insecure. Who knows what fate or circumstances may bring to any of us? Dad may not be laid off but he may contract tuberculosis which deprives his family of his earning power. He may need an operation. Or he may have personality difficulties and gel fired from his job. Or he may noi be able to keep a job. He may have trouble with his wife which preys upon his mind. He may have dif- ficulty managing a growing daugh- ter or son or in-laws. Any one of a thousand tilings. To whom shall this family turn when they are no longer able to hold their heads above water? In many cities a special type agency is set up whose purpose is to deal with just such family prob- lems and whose object is to do all m its power to preserve that back- bone of our country, the American family and home. It contributes invaluable service to the community not only in the rescued and re- habilitated lives but also in the money saved taxpayers by-its pre- ventive work. It dad can be helped back to normalcy and support oi his family then society will not have to care for his children. If children can be kept out of court and out of reform schools then again money is saved society. In so far as citizens can be enabled to function under their own power then society is the richer. No man can live to himself alone. Twelve years or so after the Civil war around 40 people gathered to- gether in Fitchburg and organized the Fitchburg Benevolent union with a membership of 225 subscribers. It is an Interesting fact that Fitchburg was the fifth city in the country to organize for the relief of the poor. The object of this first society was to "do good and grow to minister to the" sick and the suffer- ing, help the unfortunate and fur- nish employment to the poor. The same year Burbank hospital opened, 1891, the Benevolent union coordi- nated all the relief work being done in the city and changed the name to the Associated Charities. The Associaaed Charities has a history of long and useful service to this city. The next few years saw agencies operating independent- ly and specializing in their own par- ticular type of service. Medical ser- vice in the city increased. An ear and throat clinic was estab- lished at Burbank hospital in 1914 and in 1915 a clinic for the treat- ment of mental diseases was set up in the city hall by the Gardner State Colony. Protective work for girls was organized under the supervision of the Associated Charities in 1918 and during the influenza epidemic of that year they rendered outiUnd- is received. Good no longer consists of dealing' out three or four dollars to a starving family. No, the social worker must know how to organize the resources, now to make a diagnosis of the fam- jlv difficulties and make a long term plan for tffe SheTnust" Have constantly at her fingertips, trained i knowledge, wisdom and experience to deal with all the maladjustments' to which our society is heir. The social worker holds the futrre of our country in her hands, the health and vitality of the family. Her life in a sense is cated to her worh as is that of a doctor. may bs needed at any moment of the or day. And when ?V is cilled she goes. Her ou'ot for the most part, are unknov-> t> the public who hear httle of bar work which goes un- At times she meets problems which are beyond human skill to settle and then she must deal with her own sense of dis- couragement But she never fails to give the best she has and she de- serves every ounce of community backing that can be given. The Family Welfare Assn. has been especially instrumental in de- velooing community programs for family rehabilitation. At the re- gional conference of social work of the Northern Worcester county to be held in Leorainster Thursday af- ternoon and evening, they will dis- cuss the problems of children in war time under the leadership of Mfss MarendaE-Prentis. Nteachers, religious, workers, .any of you readers who are interested in the welfare of children, will find it profitable to attend this conference. So. Ashburnham S wiiiiMmmmmtimrtmrimmmmmmimnmmminimimiimmmiii'' The New England regional Girl Scout conference at Swampscott this week was attended by Mrs, Willis B. Anthony, Mrs. John C. Reynolds, Mrs. Leon A. Packard, Mrs. Arthur W. Lindgren, Mrs. Thomas W. Courcelle, Mrs. Fred- erick J. Djerf, Mrs, Donald L. Rich, Mrs. Into Jarvela, Miss Cecile Go- din, Mrs. James B. Perault and Mrs. Samuel T. Farrell. This afternoon the October council meeting-was. .head- quarters. The Leaders' Assn. will meet this evening at The Senior Girl Scout supper Wednesday at 6 pf m. promises to be-a-very-enjoyabk Several troops held their opening meeting last week and all others will open this week. The opening dates of the two troops not an- nounced will be: Troop 16, Immacu- late Conception school, will be Thursday at p. m., and Brownie Troop 27, Wachusett school, Thursday at p. m. Troops 4 and 20 held an outdoor meeting and cookout at the home of Miss Beverly L. Spaulding, leader of Troop 4, Wednesday afternoon. Next Wednesday Troop 4- will meet at headquarters and Troop 20 at the Fitchburg Paper Recreational club- house. Troops 12 and 13 held their first meeting at the Clarendon St school Wednesday evening. Troop 12 will be divided into two groups, the new group to be known as Troop 28; 'Troop 15, meeting' at Rollsfone Bay State Woman's Club A change has been made in the program of the Bay State Woman's club, which will meet Tuesday eve- ning in People's church vestry. The education committee, Miss Mabel L. Adams, is in charge of the pro- gram, and the guest speaker will be Dr. M. K. Alexander. Dr. Alexan- der is a native of India, and he will give a talk on his native land. Each member may invite a guest Refreshments will be served, with Adamaa, Mrs. Victor Lawson and Mrs. Forrest P. Willis as host- esses. Rev. Charles 0. Eames of Leom- inster preached at the morning ser- vice of People's Congregational church yesterday, in the absence of the pastor, Rev. Marie J. Evans. The Ladies' Aid society of Peo- >le's church will meet Wednesday at J.30 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Charles Heughins, Highland avenue. No Flies On Jam Fifteen thousand tons of preserves in unsealed jars are stored in an English jam factory without fear of flies. Amber window glass is used to cut out the ultra-violet rays. Put To Good Use Enough glycerine for the recoil mechanism of a five-inch anti-air- craft gun can be produced from 70 pounds of waste cooking fats. Joan Wellington and Betty Smitlv patrol leaders, Martha Manning, Nancy Mastjn and Alice Young as- sistant patrol leaders. Each patrol selected three housekeepers: Car- leen McGrath, Annett Lareau, Ad- ria Smith, Ada Nourie, Marjorie Charzempa, Barbara Dodge, Ther- ese Gerow, Ann Leville and Bar- bara Wilson. Priscilla Wright was elected treasurer; Mary Lee Bradley, as- sistant; Josephine Longerie, scribe; Clara Contessa, assistant; Juliette Low girls, Nancy Mercer and Ruth Mary Clark; American flagbearer, and guards; Carol Wheeler, Nan- cy Smith, Shirley troop flagbearer and guards. Diane Ber- nard, Beverly Wazel, Carole Click- man. Patrol selected Lily-of-the-Val- ley for their name and green and white for colors. Patrol 2 selected "The Constitu- tion" and red, white and blue for colors. Patrol 3 is named "Forget-me- not" and blue and yellow for colors. The Comwoleis held their first meeting Monday evening when they were the guests of Mrs. Salmon W. Putnam 3d, at her home in Lunen- burg. The first meeting of the bugle the B. 14. All members who played with the corps Memorial day are asked to meet in the gym at 10 a. m. New members will meet at a. m. Any girl having a bugle belonging to.the _Corps, which_she..does not_ intend to use this season, is asked to return it to the office. Any former members having bugles they would like to sell are also asked to notify the office. Westminster Grange Awards Awards made exhibitors and com- mittee chairman at the annual Grange and 4-H fair last week were as follows: Finnish Mrs. Henry Mela, Mrs: Toivo Nikki, Mrs. Alan Waronen and Miss Miriam Mela. First prize, woven rugs, Mrs. E. Nappila; 1st, painting on Alan Waronen: 1st, painting on metal, Alex Waronen; 1st, woven basket from Finland, Mrs, Henry Mela; 1st; shoes and doll from Fin- land, Mrs. A. Hopponen; 1st, em- broidered picture, Mrs.' Raita; 1st, lace cloth, Miriam Mela; 1st, wall hanging, Mrs. Amada Happonen; 1st, crocheted work, Mrs. H. Warronen; 1st, centerpiece, Mrs, R, Laine. Others awarded prizes'for exhibits were Mrs. Amelia Kaustinen, Mrs. Hanna Keskinen, Mrs, Saima Eng- man, Mrs. Aino Hintala, Mrs. Hilda Ashby, Mrs. Jam- sa, Mrs. Veino Greyer and Mrs. Henry_ Mela. Adult canning Mrs. Minnie Young, chairman; jelly, Helen Lawton, 1st; tomato soup, Freda Morse, 1st; grape juice, Mrs. Cora Fairbanks, 1st; soup mix, Ardath Vieweg, 1st; garden special, Freda Morse, 1st, Florence Rice, 2d; apple sauce, Mabel Fenno, 1st, Nancy Ar- cangeli, 2d; pears, Ruth Warner, 1st, Mrs. Anna Vieweg, 2d; catsup, Harriet French, 1st; broccoli, Har- riet French, 1st; asparagus, Harriet French, 1st, Ardath Vieweg, 2d; blackbtrrts Mrs. Minnie Young. 1st; blueberries. Mrs. M. Young, 1st; raspberries, Florence Rice, Mrs. Nelson Greely, rhubarb, Mrs. Anne Vieweg, 1st, Minnie Young, 2d; green string beans, Alberta Den- ton, 1st; Ardath Vieweg, 2d; shell beans, Mabel Fenno, 1st, Minnie roung, 2d; tomatoes, Ruth Warner, 1st, Anna Vieweg, 2d; yellow snap beans, Ruth Warner, 1st, Nancy Ar- cangeli, 2d: beets, Ardath Vieweg, 1st, Nancy Arcangeli, 2d; fruit pickle Helen Lawton, 1st; sweet mixed pickle, Ardath Vieweg, 1st; rum- mage pickle, Ardath Vieweg, 2d; dill pickle, Ardath Vieweg, 1st; bread and butter pickle, Nancy Ar- caageli, 1st; peaches, Dorothy Slade, 1st, Ruth Warner, 2d; peas, Mrs. Nelson Greely, 1st, Ardath Vieweg, 2d; corn, Mabel Fenno, 1st, Minnie Young, 2d; carrots, Minnie Young, 1st, Ardath Vieweg, 24 Adult vegetables and Goodridge, chairman; peppers, Rob- ert Dentdh, 1st, Minnie Dexter, 2d, Herman Vieweg, 3d; cabbage, Charles Warner, 2d; beets, Herman Vieweg, 1st, Charles Warner, 2d; squash, Fred 1st, Robert Dpnton, 2d, Herman Vieweg, 3d; potatoes, William Stockwell, 1st Herman VitwAf, id; Charles Warner 1st; melon, Minnie Young. 1st, Robert Denton, 2d, Har- riet French, 3d; squash, Rev. Marion Phelps, 1st, William Stockwell, 2d, swiss chard, Rev. Marion Phcips, 1st, Charles Warner, 2d; celery, Rev. Phelps, 2d; shell beans, Kev. Marion Phelps, 2d; Kohlrabi, Fred Vieweg, 2d; carrots, Charles Warner, 1st, Minnie Dexter, 2d, Herman Vieweg, 3d; scarlet runners, Rev. Marion Phelps, 2d; butternuts, Mrs. Williams Stock- well, 2d; cucumbers, Elaine War- onen, 2d; corn, Rev. Phelps, 2d; pears, Fred Vieweg, 1st, Charles Giles, 2d, Nathan Howard, 3d; peas, Charles Giles, 3d; quince, Mrs. Stockwell, 2d; Macintosh apples, Fred Vieweg, 2d; winter banana ap- ples, Williamb Stockwell, 2d; grapes, Charles Giles, 1st, Minnie Young, 2d, Fred Goodndge, 3d; crab apples, Fred Vieweg, 1st, Nathan Howard, 2d; sugar pumpkin, Nathan Howard 1st; watermelon, Robert Denton, 1st; gourds, Minnie Young, 2d. 4-H canning Ruth Warner, chairman. Menu with accompany ing_ Bertha Vieweg, 1st; blue- b'erries, Marilyn Remse, 2d; peaches, Robert Wood- ward, 1st, Mary Lee Woodward, 2d; pears, Marilyn Remse, 1st, Mary Lee Woodward, raspberries, Bertha "Vievew, Bertha Vievew, 1st; cherries, Mari- lyn Remse, 1st; apple sauce, Mary Woodward, 1st, Robert Wood- ward, 2d; green string beans, Bertha Vievew, 1st, Mary Fenno, 2d; yellow wax beans, Bertha Vieweg, 1st, Marilyn Remse, 2d; beets, Berths Vieweg, 1st, Mary Fenno, 2d; cra- roti, Marilyn Remse, 1st, Bertha Vieweg, corn, Marilyn Chatigny, 2d, Robert Woodward, 3d; greens, Bertha Vieweg, 1st, Mary Fenno, 2d; tomatoes, Marry Fenno, 1st, Bertha Vieweg, 2d; summer squash, Mary Fenno, 1st, Dorothy Hancack, 2d; peas, Marilyn Remse, 1st; asparagus, Bertha Vieweg, 2d; soup mix, Bertha Vieweg, 1st; tomato juice, Mary Lee Woodward, 1st; shell beans, Bertha Vieweg, 1st; rhubarb, Marilyn 1st; pickles, Dor- orthy Hancock, 1st, Robert Wood- 4-H vegetables and fruit Apples, Fred Vievew, 2d; tomatoes, John Wrisley, 1st; cucumbers, Fred Morse, 2d; parsnips, Fred Morse, 2d; beets, Fred Vieweg, 2d; peppers, Mary Fenno, 1st; cabbage, Fred Vieweg, 2d; onions, Fred Vieweg, 1st; Golden Hubbard squash, Fred Morse, 1st, John Wrisley, 2d; snap- beans, Fred Vieweg, Isf, Fred Morse, 2d; carrots, Fred Vieweg, 1st, Fred Morse, 2d, John Wrisley, 3d; shell beans, Robert Woodward, 1st, Irene Bouregard, 2d, Dorothy Hancock, 3d; potatoes, John Wrisley, 1st, Irene Bouregard, 2d. Dorothy Han- cock, 3d; peanuts, John Howard, 1st. Cooked foods Mrs. Alice Bilson, chairman; bread, Mabel Fenno, 1st, Mrs. Alice Bilson, 2d; rolls, Miss M. Harrington, 1st, H. Lawton, 2d; doughnuts, Mrs. Lena Russell, 1st, Alberta Denton, 2d; pies, Harriet French, 1st, Mrs. Ernest Smith, 2d; cake, Mrs. Fred Goodridge, 1st, Clara Eaton, 2d; muffins, Elizabeth Ann Lawton, 1st. Flowers and house plants Mrs, Ernest Smith and Mr. Albert Bil- son, chairman; single cut flower; tea rose, Kirwan Bilson, 1st, dahlia, Helen Lawton, 2d; tea rose, Kirwan Bzlson, 3d; potted plants, Cora Fair- banks, 1st, Mrs. Ernest Smith, 2d, Cora Fairbanks, 3d; bouquet, Mrs. mith lst Nanc Arcan- From The Sentinel 25 Ago Today An unknown man carrying a flashlight and a big burlap bag has been roaming around the basement of the First Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene on Snow street the past few nights, nccord- ing to a report made to the police. It is said the strancer is after wood which is stored in the cellar. Reds drew first blood in the opening game in the world series yesetrday by forcing the famous Cicotte, American league ace, off the rubber after he was pummelled in the fourth by Pat Moran's warriors. Featured by a varied program of open-air community sinking, instructive motion pictures, "silent talks" and patriotic fea- tures, the Red Cross service unit will appear at the Upper com- mon tonight under.-the. auspices, of Fitchburs chapter CINCINNATI Pat Moran's fighting Reds got to Williams in round of -the- second, world series clash here this after- noon and won by a score of 4 to 2' Importance of providing whole- some recreation for the young women was pointed out at the opening of the Women's club, yesterday in Wallace hall. clothes the coming winter will be dear and bad" is the cryptic, gloomy fore- cast of a clothiers' trade journal in discussing the prospects of the forthcoming season Increased production costs and mill downs necessitated by the lack of coal are the causes assigned. Maki was chairman of the refr mcnt committee. New Ipswich Anniversary Ninety people who attended the 70th anniversary of Watatic Grange Thursday-, Sept. 28, at Union hall. Mrs. Albro B. Balch prepared a his- tory of the organization. The paper was read by Mrs. Walter Somero. Deputy Hall of Nashua addressed the members and visitors from Wil- ton, Nashua and Danville, N. H. Greenville and Ashby grangers fur- nished the program. Mrs. Hjalmar Lauii Anderson, son ol Amelia Anderson, was marnec Miss Lempi Hendiicksen of N. H, Sept. 23. The ceicmony performed at the home of WilJ Hendiicksen, brother of the bp in Mailboro, N. H Mrs. Muriel Draper of New Y city, Garcia of Boston, ft Gannett from Penns> Ivania, Mrs. Saunders from Florida w recent guests of Mrs. Anne Bar Lt Tdirm Asiala was on ov night leave from her ship, Chate Thierry. She flew from her port to Boston and arrived here the home of her parents, Mr. a Mrs. Fred Asiald, Wednesday." S. Sgt. Tenho Engell is on a day furlough from England. r< Mrs. Alfied Engell came fn Washington, D C, to see hi Lawrence Engell of New Hampt academy was also on hand to grc his older brother Donald Batchelder starts vac tion from his work in Fitchbu today. Jesse Tuitle ffohTTIoHdct fs sfa ing at Daniel Maynard's to be ne his brother, Robert Tut tie. Mrs. Richard Robinson left Fr day for Weston. Her daughter, Si is at boarding schoolT Sunday school has an enrollroe of 26. The pre-school class mee at the home of Mrs. Arnold Mart nelli with Miss Mary Thayer charge. Mrs. Walter Thayer is'ger eral chairman of the Children's fai Oct. 14. Mrs. Ethel Arnold of Boston vL ited friends here last week. Gardner Official Vbit Peter J. Genovese of Pfttsfie district deputy of Massachuseti West, will pay an official visit Gardner lodge, B. P O. E., ne Thursday night, Oct. .Gran Esquire Gilbert J. Kirk and h suite will accompany him, T' alted Ruler Albert J. Provencht. Leading Knight Clyde Fritz, Loy 'Knight Therrien; Lectunn Knight William E. Btons, Esquii Leo Trembley, Chaplain Josep Morse, Tylei-, Edward Chjtow ar Inner Guard John Sheehan. Before Hitler's rise to power, th Jewish population of Germany w Cumbered at about geli, 2d Ham, 1st. Arts and crafts Mr, and Mrs. Marion JL Phelps; block printing wall hanging, Lois Howard, 1st; child's desk, Ernest Sawin, 1st; most original, Charles Giles, 1st; by oldest Charles Giles model of brick store and church; stencelled trays and other articles, 1st, Laura Miller, 2d, Jes- sie Adams; bedspread, Ida Barrett, 1st; crocheted scarf, Kate Newton, 2d. Braided rug, Lilly Chase, 1st; hot dish mats, Emma Stockwell, 2d Young People's arts and crafts Block printed scarf, Bertha Vie- weg, 1st; hand made "submarine, Ray Fenno, 2d; Robert Smith, 3d. crepe paper costume, Elisabeth Anne Lawton, 1st, Arlene Luoma. Hon- orable mention, drawings pastel pictures, Lauri Kuijampaa, 1st, John Wrisley, 2d. Grange Program Ten members of Westminster Grange attended Booster and Neigh- bors' night in Rutland Saturday. State Master Harvey Turner was the guest speaker. Miss Ruth Blanchard, teacher in the Loughlin school spent the week- end with her mother and sister in Claremont, N. H. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith have moved into their new home recently purchased from Mrs. Alma Linquist who has gone to Worcester to make her home with her daughter. The Boy Scouts went to Wayside inn Saturday and were shown the historic places, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Warner and daughter were -weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs. Dugal Laughton at their summer home in Gloucester. WojtuJeiewicz'Gagne GARDNER, Oct Miss Lorain G. Gagne, daughter of Mr. and Mts. George N. Gagne, of 3 Coleman street, was married' Saturday morn- ing at 8 o'clock in Holy Rosary church to Joseph N. Wojtukiewicz, son of Nikodem Woitukiewicz of Otter River. Rev. Sylvio J. Thomas celebrated the nuptial mass. Alfred Dupuis sang "Ave Maria." The bride was given in marriage by her father. The bride wore a gown of white satin, entrain. She carried a shower bouquet of white roses surrounding a single orchid. The matron of honor was Mrs. Claire Danisienka, sister of the bride, who wore a gown of maroon velvet bodice and rose taffeta skirt She carried yellow roses. Misses Roma Lafrenier and Miss Veronica Piastik, bridesmaids, wore gowns of blue velvet and blue taffeta, and carried gladioli- Frank Danisienka was the best man and Paul Kvros and Emery Allain were ushers. The reception was held at the Elks' home. Mr. and Mrs. Wojtukiewicz will make their home at 68 Graham street following a one-week wedding trip to New York city. For travel- ing the bride wore a Lanz suit of gray flannel. The bride is a graduate of Gard- ner high school, class of 1941, and has been employed in the receiving office of the Heywcod Wakefield Co. Her husband is employed by the same firm. He is a former football playtr for Gardnw ItechanU. Facts About Furs BY RICHMOND THE FURRIER THE SEVENTH OF A SERIES OF EDUCATIONAL FUR ADVERTISEMENTS OPOSSUM Warm, smart, sturdy natural, skunk-dyed, and raccoon- dyed. A wear-everywhere ite at a popular price. OPOSSUM American Opouum ther Among pouch'bearinff animals, for two reasons: quantities obtainable are very large, and the fur U adapt- able to simulating the appearance of better peltries. Opossum if found, in every part of the U. S., except the N-. E. States, Rocky Mts., and Pacific regions. It is aboreal, but prefers a place; any hollow tree may be its nest. Opouum it seldom seen during the day. When traveling it hanys by its tail, which is pre- hensile, and can be wound about branches. Coupled with the forma- tion of its hind in which the fifth toe stands out like the human thumb, it is able to swing from branch to branch among the trees. alarmed it death so successfully that it is often left supposedly dead. From this habit the expression "playing possum" originated. in all pouch-bearing animals, the youni! are born in a very im- mature, state, about half an inch in length and are immed'ately transferred to the svbdomhial pouch, in which are the In I weeks young become the sue of other newly born anln-als. After this they clamber about the mother, and are carried at times by winding their tails about ud riding on her back. Opetfwn it beautiful as Fitch, which it resembles. Dyed black It has the appearance of skunk, for which it is sometime! sold. Raccoon Dyed Opossum looks lilu a Silver Fox-Dyed Let-Out Raccoon, ant) as such sells free'y. Prices are reasonable for even the very best J. 0. Richmond A FINE ASSORTMENT OF OPOSSUM COATS NOW OFFERED AT SPECIAL SALE PRICES 20% Fur Tax Included SEE SPECIAL WINDOW DISPLAY RICHMOND m FURRIER 554 MAIN 872 FITCHBURG, MAS' It You Don't Know Your Fur "e- ;