1978

CLAREMONT

Airman Stacy J. Boutwell, son of June Boutwell, 27 Elm St., Claremont, has graduated from Air Force basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas. Airman Boutwell is a 1978 graduate of Stevens High School.

Photo Caption — Chairmen for the upcoming “Capers ‘78” production, sponsored by the Ladies Union Aid Society for the benefit of Claremont General Hospital are, kneeling, from left, Eleanor Fletcher, Maureen Davis, Joan Spahr, Linda Buckley and Elaine Hathaway. Second row, Mary Abbott, Diana Love, Carolyn Prudhomme, Carol Roberts, LUSA President Patricia Steinfield, Alice Aimi, Christine Keating, Virginia Anderson, Marina Limoges, Joy Spanos and Phyllis Bass. Absent were Catherine Densmore, Helen Norman, Rita Wansleben, Mary Thibodeau and Carol Sumner.

Larry Stickney, for16 years the operator of Golden Cross Ambulance Service, has turned over his business and the accompanying city contract to Richard Girard. At the city council meeting Wednesday, Stickney told the council he was selling his business and that Girard was willing to assume the emergency medical service contract as is presently in effect with the city.

Born in India, the daughter of an Episcopal missionary team, Catherine Scott, RN, is the new director of the Visiting Nurses Association, replacing Bette Zerba who has retired.

It looks like there will be skiing at Arrowhead this year. The city council approved unanimously the lease for the ski area to the Arrowhead Recreation Association Wednesday night, as it was originally presented to them a week ago Tuesday.

If all goes well, according to David Murray, the city will have a Burger King restaurant by sometime early next spring. A preliminary site plan for a Burger King fast food franchised was okayed Monday night by the planning board following a brief presentation by Murray, president of Erin Food Services, and sponsor of the venture.

NEWPORT

The Newport tax rate was set at $28.80 Oct. 10 in the offices of Municipal Services Divisions, New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration. Newporters will receive their tax bills this month, according to Ronald Lemay, chairman of the Newport Board of Selectmen. He said it is the first time in years the bills have gone out in October. The $28.80 is $1.30 more than last year’s rate, but the town rate is the same, the county rate dropped 30 cents and the school share went up $1.60.

Advertisement — Two-family home, convenient to stores and schools, large corner lot, financing available to qualified buyer, $23,000. George Kelley Associates Real Estate.

Richard N. Pariseau, Lincoln Terrace, has been honored by John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company as a regional sales leader. Mr. Pariseau was among 146 representatives from the company’s Northern New England Region who were present at the Regional Honor Club conference in Taiment, Pa., in October.

Upgrading Newport’s sewer treatment plant has been delayed until1983 and it may cost the town $100,000 more than initially estimated, according to Supt. of Public Works, Jeffrey Willette. He told selectmen Oct. 22 that Environmental Protection Agency funds, which were to have paid 95 percent of the $3 million job, were cut back by the EPA itself and Newport is among the towns whose allotments have been cut despite the fact the town had priority on the list.

SUNAPEE

Ronald G. Bublat, Main Street, formerly with the Sunapee Police Department, has been named a trooper in the Division of State Police, according to the office of Col. Harold E. Knowlton, director of the division. Sunapee Police Chief Bernie Ross said Bublat was on the Sunapee force for two years before going to the state. Personnel in the Sunapee Police Department said Bublat “was just a regular officer, and a darned good one.” Trooper Bublat, 22, is a native of Bridgeport, Conn., and was graduated in 1974 from Newport High School.

GRANTHAM

Mrs. Kenneth Martin, Concord, and her daughter and granddaughter, Mrs. Bruce Mathews and Holly, also of Concord, were recent guests of Mrs. Martin’s daughters and their families, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lewis and children and Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Hastings and sons, all of East Grantham.

LEMPSTER

Officers elected to the Goshen–Lempster Parent Teachers Club include Beverly Hamilton, Goshen, president; Doris Adler, Lempster, vice president; Mary Pavlik, Goshen, secretary, and Cindy Fellows, Lempster, treasurer.

SPRINGFIELD

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cote, Stocker Pond Road, and Mr. and Mrs. William Howard, Baptist Pond Road, were recent Saturday evening visitors of Dr. and Mrs. Stanton Garfield, Deer Hill.

NEWBURY

Beacon Marina, which Larry Bonner owned and operated for 20 year, changed hands officially Sept. 29, according to Bruce Wilcox, one of the new owners. He said he and his father, Stanley, have been negotiating for two months to buy the place and have been operating it since. They plan to continue the same line of activity as Mr. Bonner—boat and snowmobile services, sales and rentals.

1963

CLAREMONT

Mrs. Anna Sanborn was elected president of the Legion of Guardsmen Auxiliary at a meeting held Wednesday in the VFW Hall. Mrs. Stella Mason presided. Other officers are Mrs. Ada Voudrien, senior vice president; Mrs. Juliette Paradise, junior vice president; Mrs. Mable Bergeron, secretary, and Mrs. Gladys McElreavy, treasurer.

Purchase of a$600 microfilm reader for use at Fiske Free Library was voted by the Claremont Rotary Club at its Tuesday meeting. The vote, which was unanimous, was taken in accordance with a recommendation made following a meeting of club directors the previous evening.

Frank D’Amante was re-elected president of the Twin State Valley Music Assn. at its annual meeting Monday night at Stevens High School. Other officers named were Mrs. Margaret Hemsteger, vice president; Stanley Fitch, secretary; Herbert Kaplow, treasurer; Robert Averill, publicity; Mrs. George Disnard, schools; Max Greenberg, concert arrangements, and Mrs. Ernest Dumontier, Mrs. Charles Emond and Mrs. Victor Pomiecko, membership.

The Claremont School Board in a special meeting at the superintendent’s office late yesterday afternoon, accepted the resignation of Newell J. Paire as superintendent of Claremont schools effective Nov. 1. Paire’s appointment as deputy commissioner of education for New Hampshire was announced over the weekend.

Photo caption — Rah, Rah, Ray, Ray. Our Team is OK-Stevens cheerleaders Linda LeFebvre, Natalie Jarvis and Pam White will be leading cheers Saturday when the Cardinals host Pinkerton in a Division III clash at Monadnock Park.

Albert D. Leahy Jr. of Claremont is one of five New Hampshire lawyers named associate members of the American Bar Association’s new special committee on defense of indigent persons accused of crime. They will direct a detailed survey of current legal services available to poor persons in New Hampshire courts.

NEWPORT

Photo caption — Officers of Newport Assembly of Rainbow were installed Oct. 19 in Masonic Hall and posed with their mother advisor, Mrs. Walter Heath. They are Cheryl Hall, Wanda Rollins, Barbara Butler, Deborah Hall, Worthy Advisor Janice Dodge, Gail Emerson, Judy Cheney, Cindy Cheney, Barbara Silver, Sheryl Moore, Lu Ann Rollins, Lorna Beauchaine, Sue Morgan, Andrea Flint, Cheryl Rich, Brenda Roach, Carol Reivo, Susan Harlow, Virginia Taimi, Susan Rannisto, Susan Malool, Carol Merry, Janet Smith, Cynthia Harlow and Mary Coidakis.

Dale Wilcox, 10-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Wilcox, Keene Road, was awarded the wrangler reserve championship ribbon and trophy for the season at the Winchester Bar-B Ranch horse shows Sunday. He rode his pony “Wee Willie Winkle.” The award was based on accumulated points received in shows by children up to and including age 10.

Judy Hitchcock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jed Hitchcock, East Mountain, was one of seven Plymouth State College students selected to observe the work of the United Nations assembly in New York for several days.

Douglas Hackett, son of Harry Hackett, 51 Cheney St., has been elected vice president of the Student National Education Assn. at Keene State College.

Joni Gayle Jennison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jennison, Sunapee Street, observed her ninth birthday recently with a party in her home. Those who assisted Mrs. Jennison with arrangements were Mrs. Fred Pariseau, Mrs. Dennis Pariseau and Mrs. George Perry. Those who attended were Roberta Dupont, Joni Newell, Sheila Armen, Melinda Franz, Sheila Barry, Vicky Narus, Dawn Maiola, Shelly Holland, Candy Reivo, Priscilla Parker, Ellen Rule, Timmy Moore, Lee Burke, Norbert Burke, Gary Seaver, Bruce Pariseau, Monte Perry, David Burnham, Jay Lucas, and Mark McCain, John Eldredge sent a gift.

SUNAPEE

Mrs. Bertha Murray left Monday for St. Petersburg, Fla. She had spent the summer with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hill and was employed at Woodbine Cottage. Mr. Hill is her brother. She will visit friends and relatives on her way and plans to arrive in Florida in mid-November.

GOSHEN

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Yurgeles, Elizabeth, N.J., spent the weekend with their son, Michael Yurgeles, and his family.

CROYDON

Stephen and Jerry Jordan, Keene, grandsons of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Linton, are staying in the Linton home a few days while their parents are on a trip through the White Mountains.

WEST SPRINFIELD

Those who are assisting the teachers at Sunday School are Douglas George, juniors; Cathy Howard, primary class, and Margaret Philbrick, beginners.

GEORGES MILLS

The Georges Mills Post Office will not be converted into a rural station as planned by the U.S. Postal Department. U.S. Sen. Tom McIntyre said yesterday that a ruling which would have become effective tomorrow had been rescinded.

1948

CLAREMONT

It is just as illegal to pass through a yellow signal as through a red traffic signal, Police Chief William C. Nobbs reminded motorists this morning. His warning was accompanied by the statement that the safety of school children is being endangered by the failure of drivers to obey Claremont’s traffic light law, particularly at the intersection of Pleasant and Summer streets and Pleasant and Myrtle streets.

Senior class officers at Stevens High School are Robert Angler, president; Robert Marshall, vice president; Clark Burgee, secretary and Wayne Wilson, treasurer. Junior class officers are Cedric Hathaway, president; Robert Densmore, vice president; Barbara Jacobs, secretary, and Richard Brodrick, treasurer.

The sophomore class at St. Mary High School is making plans for the annual Freshman Reception to be held in City Hall. Committee members are Mary Stacy, Earl Routhier, Arthur Michaud, Denise Therriault, Edward Grenier, Donald Leclerc, Robert Janelle, Raymond Lefevre, Claire Girard, Annette Ferland, Elaine Goyette, Marcelle Lapointe, Antoinette Carreau, Helen Ferland, Stella Ferland, Theresa Morin, Mary Chaffee, Ann Morin, Pauline Lewis, Madeleine Desmarais, Virginia Picard and Shirley Newell.

Claremont insurance agents who are attending sessions of the 49th annual meeting of the New Hampshire Association of Insurance Agents at Wentworth-by-the-Sea are James F. Mackintosh, T. Winston Keating, Arthur J. Rouillard Sr., Arthur J. Rouillard Jr. and Adelard Rouillard.

A new school in Claremont will be essential in another year or two, School Supt. F. Lester Trafton indicated yesterday. According to Trafton, the school census just completed here in accordance with the requirements of the State Board of Education points up the need for the long discussed Maple Avenue School.

NEWPORT

The Towle Tigers ended their season with a 6-3 record. They won their first five games by shutouts over Manchester West, Newport, Vt., Hanover, Hartford, Vt. and Berlin. Coach Jack Barry’s team included Chandler Perkins, Bob Rollins, Henry Rodeschin, Donald Sumner, Jesse Evangelou, Charles Koski, Richard Leavitt, Welter Reney, Alfred Hague, Dave Leland, Frederick St. Cry, Phillip Judd, Charles Willey, John Waldo, Ronald Newell, Peter Perry, Joe Galotta, Daniel Avery, Gene Hoyt, John Coronis, Harold “Soup” Campbell and Rocky Perkins.

Thomas E. LaClair, a senior at Babson Institute at Wellesley, Mass., spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin LaClair of Guild.

On exchange day, the following children in Miss Bertha Wilmarth’s room at the Primary School did the very best number papers: Vernon Macomber, Sally Lehr, Bobby Kanerva, Carolyn Hurd, James Pendleton, Pamela Nickerson, Donald Ford and Linda Hurd.

Three fire drills, all called successful, were held at Towle High School this week. The first series of drills, held Monday and Tuesday, emptied the building from all exits in 55 seconds. Wednesday’s drill was held with only one exit open in the time of 123 seconds. Headmaster Ernest M. Perkins pointed out to the students that they were not getting far enough away from the building and asked that this fault be corrected in the next drill.

To blonde, blue-eyed Roberta Woodhull of 28 Pleasant St., this week is winner in the “This Week in Newport” series goes a free six-month subscription in the Argus Champion and a free photo of herself, which appears in the window of the Argus-Champion. Roberta is one of the three girls walking down Newport’s “Fifth Avenue.”

SUNAPEE

“Cora and Al” Gaudet, our local beauticians, moved Wednesday into their new home on the Georges Mills Road.

Mrs. Mirian von Dreden, substituted for a few days in the sixth and seventh grades for Mrs. Hope Miller.

GRANTHAM

The property in East Grantham formerly owned by Clyde Hudson has been sold to Joseph Dasaro of New York

The exterior of the Library building is being painted. Victor Tucker is doing the work.

NORTH NEWPORT

Those who made 100 in spelling Friday were Carolyn Boutwell, Donald Gardner, James Harding, Jane Lockwood, Ronald Michaud, and Earla Russell.

CROYDON

Coon hunters were out last week. Donald Barton credits his young coon dog with one.

CORNISH FLAT

Paul Hamlin is attending UNH this fall as a freshman. We wish him good luck.

Mrs. B.M. Lindsay is suffering from a bad cold and was unable to work at the Telephone Exchange in Meriden on Monday.

GUILD

A lunch counter made out of orange crates furnished by John Muller has been placed in the hall. John is in charge of the counter for present, seeing that lunch boxes and fruit are placed in the proper places.

1978

CLAREMONT

Airman Stacy J. Boutwell, son of June Boutwell, 27 Elm St., Claremont, has graduated from Air Force basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas. Airman Boutwell is a 1978 graduate of Stevens High School.

 

Photo Caption — Chairmen for the upcoming “Capers ‘78” production, sponsored by the Ladies Union Aid Society for the benefit of Claremont General Hospital are, kneeling, from left, Eleanor Fletcher, Maureen Davis, Joan Spahr, Linda Buckley and Elaine Hathaway. Second row, Mary Abbott, Diana Love, Carolyn Prudhomme, Carol Roberts, LUSA President Patricia Steinfield, Alice Aimi, Christine Keating, Virginia Anderson, Marina Limoges, Joy Spanos and Phyllis Bass. Absent were Catherine Densmore, Helen Norman, Rita Wansleben, Mary Thibodeau and Carol Sumner.

 

Larry Stickney, for16 years the operator of Golden Cross Ambulance Service, has turned over his business and the accompanying city contract to Richard Girard. At the city council meeting Wednesday, Stickney told the council he was selling his business and that Girard was willing to assume the emergency medical service contract as is presently in effect with the city.

 

Born in India, the daughter of an Episcopal missionary team, Catherine Scott, RN, is the new director of the Visiting Nurses Association, replacing Bette Zerba who has retired.

 

It looks like there will be skiing at Arrowhead this year. The city council approved unanimously the lease for the ski area to the Arrowhead Recreation Association Wednesday night, as it was originally presented to them a week ago Tuesday.

 

If all goes well, according to David Murray, the city will have a Burger King restaurant by sometime early next spring. A preliminary site plan for a Burger King fast food franchised was okayed Monday night by the planning board following a brief presentation by Murray, president of Erin Food Services, and sponsor of the venture.

 

NEWPORT

The Newport tax rate was set at $28.80 Oct. 10 in the offices of Municipal Services Divisions, New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration. Newporters will receive their tax bills this month, according to Ronald Lemay, chairman of the Newport Board of Selectmen. He said it is the first time in years the bills have gone out in October. The $28.80 is $1.30 more than last year’s rate, but the town rate is the same, the county rate dropped 30 cents and the school share went up $1.60.

 

Advertisement — Two-family home, convenient to stores and schools, large corner lot, financing available to qualified buyer, $23,000. George Kelley Associates Real Estate.

 

Richard N. Pariseau, Lincoln Terrace, has been honored by John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company as a regional sales leader. Mr. Pariseau was among 146 representatives from the company’s Northern New England Region who were present at the Regional Honor Club conference in Taiment, Pa., in October.

 

Upgrading Newport’s sewer treatment plant has been delayed until1983 and it may cost the town $100,000 more than initially estimated, according to Supt. of Public Works, Jeffrey Willette. He told selectmen Oct. 22 that Environmental Protection Agency funds, which were to have paid 95 percent of the $3 million job, were cut back by the EPA itself and Newport is among the towns whose allotments have been cut despite the fact the town had priority on the list.

 

SUNAPEE

Ronald G. Bublat, Main Street, formerly with the Sunapee Police Department, has been named a trooper in the Division of State Police, according to the office of Col. Harold E. Knowlton, director of the division. Sunapee Police Chief Bernie Ross said Bublat was on the Sunapee force for two years before going to the state. Personnel in the Sunapee Police Department said Bublat “was just a regular officer, and a darned good one.” Trooper Bublat, 22, is a native of Bridgeport, Conn., and was graduated in 1974 from Newport High School.

 

GRANTHAM

Mrs. Kenneth Martin, Concord, and her daughter and granddaughter, Mrs. Bruce Mathews and Holly, also of Concord, were recent guests of Mrs. Martin’s daughters and their families, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lewis and children and Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Hastings and sons, all of East Grantham.

 

LEMPSTER

Officers elected to the Goshen–Lempster Parent Teachers Club include Beverly Hamilton, Goshen, president; Doris Adler, Lempster, vice president; Mary Pavlik, Goshen, secretary, and Cindy Fellows, Lempster, treasurer.

 

SPRINGFIELD

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cote, Stocker Pond Road, and Mr. and Mrs. William Howard, Baptist Pond Road, were recent Saturday evening visitors of Dr. and Mrs. Stanton Garfield, Deer Hill.

 

NEWBURY

Beacon Marina, which Larry Bonner owned and operated for 20 year, changed hands officially Sept. 29, according to Bruce Wilcox, one of the new owners. He said he and his father, Stanley, have been negotiating for two months to buy the place and have been operating it since. They plan to continue the same line of activity as Mr. Bonner—boat and snowmobile services, sales and rentals.

 

1963

CLAREMONT

Mrs. Anna Sanborn was elected president of the Legion of Guardsmen Auxiliary at a meeting held Wednesday in the VFW Hall. Mrs. Stella Mason presided. Other officers are Mrs. Ada Voudrien, senior vice president; Mrs. Juliette Paradise, junior vice president; Mrs. Mable Bergeron, secretary, and Mrs. Gladys McElreavy, treasurer.

 

Purchase of a$600 microfilm reader for use at Fiske Free Library was voted by the Claremont Rotary Club at its Tuesday meeting. The vote, which was unanimous, was taken in accordance with a recommendation made following a meeting of club directors the previous evening.

 

Frank D’Amante was re-elected president of the Twin State Valley Music Assn. at its annual meeting Monday night at Stevens High School. Other officers named were Mrs. Margaret Hemsteger, vice president; Stanley Fitch, secretary; Herbert Kaplow, treasurer; Robert Averill, publicity; Mrs. George Disnard, schools; Max Greenberg, concert arrangements, and Mrs. Ernest Dumontier, Mrs. Charles Emond and Mrs. Victor Pomiecko, membership.

 

The Claremont School Board in a special meeting at the superintendent’s office late yesterday afternoon, accepted the resignation of Newell J. Paire as superintendent of Claremont schools effective Nov. 1. Paire’s appointment as deputy commissioner of education for New Hampshire was announced over the weekend.

 

Photo caption — Rah, Rah, Ray, Ray. Our Team is OK-Stevens cheerleaders Linda LeFebvre, Natalie Jarvis and Pam White will be leading cheers Saturday when the Cardinals host Pinkerton in a Division III clash at Monadnock Park.

 

Albert D. Leahy Jr. of Claremont is one of five New Hampshire lawyers named associate members of the American Bar Association’s new special committee on defense of indigent persons accused of crime. They will direct a detailed survey of current legal services available to poor persons in New Hampshire courts.

 

NEWPORT

Photo caption — Officers of Newport Assembly of Rainbow were installed Oct. 19 in Masonic Hall and posed with their mother advisor, Mrs. Walter Heath. They are Cheryl Hall, Wanda Rollins, Barbara Butler, Deborah Hall, Worthy Advisor Janice Dodge, Gail Emerson, Judy Cheney, Cindy Cheney, Barbara Silver, Sheryl Moore, Lu Ann Rollins, Lorna Beauchaine, Sue Morgan, Andrea Flint, Cheryl Rich, Brenda Roach, Carol Reivo, Susan Harlow, Virginia Taimi, Susan Rannisto, Susan Malool, Carol Merry, Janet Smith, Cynthia Harlow and Mary Coidakis.

 

Dale Wilcox, 10-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Wilcox, Keene Road, was awarded the wrangler reserve championship ribbon and trophy for the season at the Winchester Bar-B Ranch horse shows Sunday. He rode his pony “Wee Willie Winkle.” The award was based on accumulated points received in shows by children up to and including age 10.

 

Judy Hitchcock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jed Hitchcock, East Mountain, was one of seven Plymouth State College students selected to observe the work of the United Nations assembly in New York for several days.

 

Douglas Hackett, son of Harry Hackett, 51 Cheney St., has been elected vice president of the Student National Education Assn. at Keene State College.

 

Joni Gayle Jennison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jennison, Sunapee Street, observed her ninth birthday recently with a party in her home. Those who assisted Mrs. Jennison with arrangements were Mrs. Fred Pariseau, Mrs. Dennis Pariseau and Mrs. George Perry. Those who attended were Roberta Dupont, Joni Newell, Sheila Armen, Melinda Franz, Sheila Barry, Vicky Narus, Dawn Maiola, Shelly Holland, Candy Reivo, Priscilla Parker, Ellen Rule, Timmy Moore, Lee Burke, Norbert Burke, Gary Seaver, Bruce Pariseau, Monte Perry, David Burnham, Jay Lucas, and Mark McCain, John Eldredge sent a gift.

 

SUNAPEE

Mrs. Bertha Murray left Monday for St. Petersburg, Fla. She had spent the summer with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hill and was employed at Woodbine Cottage. Mr. Hill is her brother. She will visit friends and relatives on her way and plans to arrive in Florida in mid-November.

 

GOSHEN

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Yurgeles, Elizabeth, N.J., spent the weekend with their son, Michael Yurgeles, and his family.

 

CROYDON

Stephen and Jerry Jordan, Keene, grandsons of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Linton, are staying in the Linton home a few days while their parents are on a trip through the White Mountains.

 

WEST SPRINFIELD

Those who are assisting the teachers at Sunday School are Douglas George, juniors; Cathy Howard, primary class, and Margaret Philbrick, beginners.

 

GEORGES MILLS

The Georges Mills Post Office will not be converted into a rural station as planned by the U.S. Postal Department. U.S. Sen. Tom McIntyre said yesterday that a ruling which would have become effective tomorrow had been rescinded.

 

1948

CLAREMONT

It is just as illegal to pass through a yellow signal as through a red traffic signal, Police Chief William C. Nobbs reminded motorists this morning. His warning was accompanied by the statement that the safety of school children is being endangered by the failure of drivers to obey Claremont’s traffic light law, particularly at the intersection of Pleasant and Summer streets and Pleasant and Myrtle streets.

 

Senior class officers at Stevens High School are Robert Angler, president; Robert Marshall, vice president; Clark Burgee, secretary and Wayne Wilson, treasurer. Junior class officers are Cedric Hathaway, president; Robert Densmore, vice president; Barbara Jacobs, secretary, and Richard Brodrick, treasurer.

 

The sophomore class at St. Mary High School is making plans for the annual Freshman Reception to be held in City Hall. Committee members are Mary Stacy, Earl Routhier, Arthur Michaud, Denise Therriault, Edward Grenier, Donald Leclerc, Robert Janelle, Raymond Lefevre, Claire Girard, Annette Ferland, Elaine Goyette, Marcelle Lapointe, Antoinette Carreau, Helen Ferland, Stella Ferland, Theresa Morin, Mary Chaffee, Ann Morin, Pauline Lewis, Madeleine Desmarais, Virginia Picard and Shirley Newell.

 

Claremont insurance agents who are attending sessions of the 49th annual meeting of the New Hampshire Association of Insurance Agents at Wentworth-by-the-Sea are James F. Mackintosh, T. Winston Keating, Arthur J. Rouillard Sr., Arthur J. Rouillard Jr. and Adelard Rouillard.

 

A new school in Claremont will be essential in another year or two, School Supt. F. Lester Trafton indicated yesterday. According to Trafton, the school census just completed here in accordance with the requirements of the State Board of Education points up the need for the long discussed Maple Avenue School.

 

NEWPORT

The Towle Tigers ended their season with a 6-3 record. They won their first five games by shutouts over Manchester West, Newport, Vt., Hanover, Hartford, Vt. and Berlin. Coach Jack Barry’s team included Chandler Perkins, Bob Rollins, Henry Rodeschin, Donald Sumner, Jesse Evangelou, Charles Koski, Richard Leavitt, Welter Reney, Alfred Hague, Dave Leland, Frederick St. Cry, Phillip Judd, Charles Willey, John Waldo, Ronald Newell, Peter Perry, Joe Galotta, Daniel Avery, Gene Hoyt, John Coronis, Harold “Soup” Campbell and Rocky Perkins.

 

Thomas E. LaClair, a senior at Babson Institute at Wellesley, Mass., spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin LaClair of Guild.

 

On exchange day, the following children in Miss Bertha Wilmarth’s room at the Primary School did the very best number papers: Vernon Macomber, Sally Lehr, Bobby Kanerva, Carolyn Hurd, James Pendleton, Pamela Nickerson, Donald Ford and Linda Hurd.

 

Three fire drills, all called successful, were held at Towle High School this week. The first series of drills, held Monday and Tuesday, emptied the building from all exits in 55 seconds. Wednesday’s drill was held with only one exit open in the time of 123 seconds. Headmaster Ernest M. Perkins pointed out to the students that they were not getting far enough away from the building and asked that this fault be corrected in the next drill.

 

To blonde, blue-eyed Roberta Woodhull of 28 Pleasant St., this week is winner in the “This Week in Newport” series goes a free six-month subscription in the Argus Champion and a free photo of herself, which appears in the window of the Argus-Champion. Roberta is one of the three girls walking down Newport’s “Fifth Avenue.”

 

SUNAPEE

“Cora and Al” Gaudet, our local beauticians, moved Wednesday into their new home on the Georges Mills Road.

 

Mrs. Mirian von Dreden, substituted for a few days in the sixth and seventh grades for Mrs. Hope Miller.

 

GRANTHAM

The property in East Grantham formerly owned by Clyde Hudson has been sold to Joseph Dasaro of New York

 

The exterior of the Library building is being painted. Victor Tucker is doing the work.

 

NORTH NEWPORT

Those who made 100 in spelling Friday were Carolyn Boutwell, Donald Gardner, James Harding, Jane Lockwood, Ronald Michaud, and Earla Russell.

 

CROYDON

Coon hunters were out last week. Donald Barton credits his young coon dog with one.

 

CORNISH FLAT

Paul Hamlin is attending UNH this fall as a freshman. We wish him good luck.

 

Mrs. B.M. Lindsay is suffering from a bad cold and was unable to work at the Telephone Exchange in Meriden on Monday.

 

GUILD

A lunch counter made out of orange crates furnished by John Muller has been placed in the hall. John is in charge of the counter for present, seeing that lunch boxes and fruit are placed in the proper places.

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