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Centennial of the Home Interest

April 26th 1879, the Home Interest met at Belmont,
it being the hundredth meeting since our organisation.
Nearly all the members present and several invited
guests, The Sec. Mary B. Thomas read minutes of
last mtg. held at this place and those of the
last mtg. at Asa M. Stablers, also a synopsis of all
that had been done and said at the one hundred
meetings which would have proved to any one that this
body was hungering and searching after all that is
good especially pies, cakes, jellies, rolls, soft
soap, fried chicken etc. etc. Asa M. Stabler was
desired to take the post of Secretary for the evening
which he reluctantly did. We next proceeded to
inspect the premises over which this body claims
to have jurisdiction. Owing to the late, cold spring
there was not much done in the garden at
this date, but it was in preparation for the
various plants and seed. The Dairy was
inspected and found to be in perfect order,
there being only one regret in connection with it
apparently, its distance from the house, and as
there is such a beautiful location for farm
building near by, it becomes a permanent case
where a pair of those said spectacles would
have been very useful.

Mary E. Moore wished to know how to

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