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January, 1944 THE CENTERVILLE NEWSETTE Pago Throe A Cultural Opportunity For You East Wind Pranks glance at the roster of performers who have taken part on recent M. I. A. Special Interest Department programs would give one the impression that it was taken from Whos Who. First, we had Dr. C. Elmer Barratt with his natural color pictures both moving and still and with appropriate sound accompaniment. These were as professional and as well staged as anything weve seen. Next appeared Dr. Lowell Lees of the University of Utah, to present as entertaining and instructive a forty-fiv- e minutes as one could hope to attend. A really clever Would you have been scared? You will remember that one night there was a terrific east wind blowing. Well, it was during this night of howling winds, and banging shutters and doors that this experience took place in the Bountiful Armory Hall. It was somewhere near five a.m. and darker than pitch. Pretty cold too, you ask the man who knows. Anyway, to get on with the story. All of a sudden there was a terrible racket. To top it all off, our man was in this building by himself. Supposed to be guarding, you know. With a bit of fright, yet not scared, he said, I went to investigate. He found that all that had happened was that the wind had A man, is Dr. Lees! Patriarch Joseph F. Smith started his series of classes in the last class period of the year, and indications are that he will have a constantly increasing attendance as he takes us through his planned program. Brother Smith will be out of the state on the first Tuesday night of the new year, so, through the efforts of Teela Holmes, arrangements have been made to have the Dr. Creed Raymond on that evening. ever-popul- ar continued from page tiro) In the list of young men on the Honor Roll last month, we inad- vertently left off the names of two men. We hereby give our sincere apologies to D. Griffin Winn, and hirst Officer Robert Major. Griffin joined the service some time ago, while Bob Major was in a Canadian ferrying service before Pearl Harbor. Later he joined the U. S. Air Transport Command. Incidentally, Bob was in the escort that took F. I). R. to Casablanca. The recent draft took three more of our boys. They are Melvin Hancock, LeRoy Sheldon, and Leon Reeves. Good luck and Godspeed! i Life will frequently languish, even in the hands of the busy, if they have not some employment subsidiary to that which forms their main pursuit. Blair. By blown a Ye Goode Olde Christmas Spirit Cleveland Cook part of the Armory in. ThL was the experience of Jarvis Miles, a rootin tootin cowboy who has attained quite a skill at fast drawing and accurate shooting with his pistol. It s Time For Resolutions ! Want a few suggestions? Here they are: 1 Start every Sabbath morning with Priesthood Meeting if you are a member of the Priesthood. 2 Visit at least one shut-i- n each month of the year. 3 Determine to attend the Letter-- Bee each month. Make at least one contribu- Writing 4 tion to help pay the cost of your Newsette this year. 5 Sit on the front benches in Sacrament Meetings. Excerpts From Dale Smith's First Letter Home Since Becoming A . . esting entertainment can do anything towards instilling the spirit of Christmas in the hearts of people, then the entire population of Centerville was simply bubbling over this year. Do you ever remember such a full week of Christmas entertainment as the following: The annual Sunday morning program presented by the Sunday School, and the beautiful Sunday evening services presented by the Bishopric. The Primary Christmas party on Wednesday. The large successful Ward Party on Thursday, sponsored by the M. I. A. and Bishopric. The Christmas parties of the Daughters of Pioneers, the L. D. E. Club, the Literature, Music, and Art Club and the Clique Club. Sister Thurza Adams gave a very inspiration talk in Sacrament Meeting Sunday, December 12, and Spencer F. Hatch gave a fine report of his military training during the past 18 months. Beginning the first Tuesday in January, the Relief Society Teacher Topic Meeting will commence at 1:15 instead of at 1:00 p.m. as formerly. Patriarch Joseph F. Smith delivered a very fine talk in the Christmas Sacrament Meeting De- cember 19, and H. Stuart Steed spoke for a few minutes on his military experiences. The Ward Choir, under the direction of Clyde McIntyre, furnished Christmas War Prisoner am still 0. K. I have been able to find some books and other things to fill my time, and as a prisoner of war I am not getting along too badly. 1 can attend classes in different subjects and do with my time as I like to a certain extent . . . tell the rest of the family to write . . . dont worry about me because Im in good health. Write often. Love, Dale. . If enjoyable programs and inter- I Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. Bacon. What is birth to a man if it shall be a stain to his dead ancestors to have left such an off- spring? Sir P. Sidney.