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February, 1944 THE CENTERVILLE NEWSETTE Page Two NEWSING AROUND THE CENTERVILLE NEWSETTE Issued Monthly at Centerville, Utah Vestil S. Harrison Lois Clayton Clinton S. Barber Alta Blood Cleveland Cook Eva Cardall Editor . Associate Editor Sports & Service News Clubs and General Organizations Statistics and News .... .... SEND NEWS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO ANY OF ABOVE OR TO THE EDITOR, BOX 143, CENTERVILLE LETTER-WRITING-BE- Elders Sheldon Pickering, U. S. Army Air Corps, and Lowell Steed, U. S. Coast Guard, gave interesting talks in Sacrament Meeting on January 16. Elder Gilbert R. Tingey was the main speaker. Mr. Harry Barber of Bountiful, father of Horace H. Barber, passed away on January 22. On Wednesday night, January 12, Douglas Barber was hurt quite k collision seriously in a He on the sleigh hill. was taken to the hospital but is now home and convalescing satisfactorily. A contest was held between the Scout groups in this ward, and the winning scouts were taken on an over-nigtrip to the Wigon wam January 22. This was under the direction of Allan Beers. Mr. Donald Major has just returned from a visit with his sister in California. Mrs. Vera L. Smith and her daughter, Joy, have moved to Salt Lake to reside. Joy will continue attending Davis High. Mrs. Evelyn Grant and her daughter, Marion, visited in California for a week. There will be a welfare meeting for all general, stake, and ward members connected with the welfare program. It will be held in Salt Lake Monday evening, February 7. This meeting is for all sled-truc- THE NEWSETTE REPORTS more month of generous support from you Centerville folks such as you gave your Newsette during the past month will insure its publication for the entire year. And, if our expectations are realized, we will be able to run pictures and other features regularly, which will do much to dress up and add interest to the paper. Since the January number appeared, Joel R. Smith has come forward with the generous request that he be billed for an entire issue. Other new donors since last issue are the following and their families: John F. Porter, Sr., Herbert Haacke, Lawrence C. Page, John Brown, D. H. Major, W. H. Rigby, Lavar Zesiger, Ralph Streeper, Wesley E. Tingey, Mrs. Laura Smith, Harvey Mann, Cecil A. Carr, Clarence Reeves, Milton Smith, Charles H. Smith, Lottie Walton, Dale Randall, Art Pettit, Henry Cleveland, Gilbert Tingey, Clyde Smith, Bessie Clayton, Fred Cotterell, Harry Terrell, Wallace Walton, and Seth Blood. We thank all of you, but our thanks are of small consequence compared with those of our youth in the armed forces. They really appreciate it, as is shown by excerpts from a few of their letters which appear in this issue. Each of you who has helped make this paper possible can feel a share of pride in having contributed to the pleasure of our boys and girls in the Service. One Ward Statistics For January Ordinations: Calvin Tingey ordained Teacher in January, and Henry Lawrence Barber ordained an Elder in January. Recommends Received: William C. Shipley, Ellen Ship-leand Keith Shipley. Babies Blessed: Luan Selleneit, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Selleneit. y, ht welfare workers. Holding the feature spot in the January issue of The Childrens Friend was a story entitled, New Strength, and if you will notice the authors name youll find that its Vestil S. Harrison. Vestil also drew a nice illustration for his story. Sidney Rose was reported to be feeling much better when the Bishopric visited his home on January 23. President Wesley E. Tingey and his counselors were highly pleased with the fine Stake Conference held in Bountiful on January 9. The large attendance was a very encouraging start for 1944. Elder Sutherland Clayton, U. S. Army Air Corps, spoke in Sacrament Meeting January 23; also Bishop John R. Walsh gave a very interesting talk. According to Ward Clerk Joseph E. Cardall, the Centerville 1st Ward membership on December 31, 1943, was 699, an increase over 1942 of 64 persons. NOTICE! Due to the promiscuous and reck- less driving that has been evident lately, unlicensed drivers will be dealt with according to law. By Order of the Town Board. E To Be Given New Twist Although there was not a crowd at our last Letter Writing Bee, all the names were handed out and the boys and girls (most of them) should by now have received your endeavors. And don: t think no they werent appreciated matter how short or how poor the spelling. Read some of the quotations from letters elsewhere in this paper. Next week, however, we are going to try a new and different idea. We are going to have each person write a few lines and sign his name on letters to several different boys or girls. If you are inclined to be poetic you could write a Valentine greeting, and if you cant write you can make an X. This means everyone including you. Two oclock is the time, February 13 is the date, and the church iiouse is the place. Society Clubs & The L. D. E. Club met at the home of Mrs. La Vaun Bergin Thursday, January 20. Annual elections were held and Mrs. David Noakes was elected president. The Clique Club met at the home of Louise Grant Monday, January 10. Alice Hepworth reviewed the book Hungry Hill. The second meeting of the month for the Clique Club was held at the home of Ida Pa ge on Monday, January 31. Music and Art Club met at the home of Dorothy Streeper Monday, January 10. Lola Barber reviewed the book Years Between. Annual elections were held and Betty Tingey was elected president for the coming year. The second meeting of the month was held at the home of Areta Rushforth. Nora Miles gave a review of Peer Gynt and was assisted by Mrs. Leander ThompThe Literature, son. The Parent-TeachAssociation held its January meeting Thursday the 13th. Patriarch Joseph F. Smith was the speaker. The February meeting will be held Thursday, February 10. er GOLD & GREEN SLATED For South Davis Stake The Gold and Green Ball of the South Davis Stake will be held Saturday, February 26 in the Central Farmington Ward. This promises to be a gala occasion, coming as a climax to a series of Gold and Green Balls which are being held in most of the wards of South Davis Stake.