Club Minutes: Mutual Improvement Association, 1928

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{4]} Mary Scott’s selection dealt with old friends and happiness.

Julia Hallowell, Helen Moore, and Miss Day were without contributions.

Mary Robison’s artistic told of Walt Mason’s quiet home in California form which he sends his poems all over the world.

Mariana Miller read of meetings held at Prospect Hill – where all were advised to pack corn in jars with layers of salt.

Bloomfield – where it was recommended that adults be given catnip tea as a cure for crossness – and Cherry Grove where the proverbial soap was discussed – this caused the usual laugh from the Association.

Anna Nesbitt read of Kansas successful war on billboards – a victory which can be obtained any where – also some of the sensational experiences when one is falling.

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{5]} After some persuasion she told us of some very interesting experiences during her recent trip to Europe.

Rebecca Miller contributed a description of some Manila scenes.

Helen Hallowell – some of the wonders of the Cosmic Rays – rays from beyond this earth.

She announced that the new Club Books will be started soon – and suggested that the collection of dues precede this distribution.

Anna Farquhar – who admits a craze for lilies read of the beauties of the Thibet Lily – and of the perilous journey made to secure it.

Lena Weld – none.

Mary Magruder – told of many habits and customs of birds, suggesting that they be fed in summer as well as in winter.

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{6]} Esther Scott’s poems about Vitamines was quite amusing – but much to the point.

Estelle Moore – Thrift of Mind – How do you spend your time and money – The use of spare energy of mind is a test. She was advised to use lime plentifully to help her Dahlias.

Miss Such – an amusing English anecdote about Elephants – showing each country’s slogan – England - The elephant – how to hunt him Germany – “ “ & his economic use France – “ “ & his love affairs Poland - “ “ & the Polish question Italy – “ “ & Mussilini US – Bigger and better elephants.

Mary Miller – a lovely thought about a garden.

Alice Tyson – What should be the punishment for dropping cats?

Emily Massey & Mary Nichols - no

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{7]} Hallie Bentley – some scraps – all delightful. Old Moravian customs – a little poem – and after much pressure the recitation for which she is noted – Bingen on the Rhine.

Alice Stabler – no.

Committees

Education – Mary Nichols was a hostess at the Education Board at the Rockville Fair and reported much interest shown in the exhibit of this department.

Margaret Jones had the list of motion positions approved by the club women and the Music Map of the World – The list of pictures to be posted and the music map sent to the music supervisor.

There were no reports from American Home Social Service Resolutions – Legislation –

No report from County Federation – A communication from the State Federation asking that some one be appointed to send interesting items for the club papers - was

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{8]} read – but no action taken – The report from the Community Council was read.

A motion made by Stella Moore, seconded by Helen Hallowell and carried – That the Association instruct the Treasurer to pay the assessment of $3.00 to the Council.

Helen Hallowell recommended that the Council ask the Road Commission to clear the corners at Ashton.

The secretary noted an ad received from George Gaul – and announced a supper at Ashton.

The meeting adjourned

Margaret Elgar Sherman Jones, secretary.

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