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East End W.C.T.U. Re-Elect Mrs. Walter Salt
Mrs. Walter Salt was re-elected president of the East End W.C.T.U. at the annual meeting held recently at the home of Mrs. John Wilson, Jr.
Others on the executive are first vice-president, Mrs. F. W. Robinson; second vice-president, Mrs. Harold M. Paterson; secretary, Mrs. Gordon Sugden; treasurer, Mrs. John Wilson, Jr. Superintendents will be appointed at a later date.
Mrs. R. Simmons, Mrs. T. A. Gordon, Mrs. George Yeats and Mrs. Salt will represent the local union at the Calgary district convention being held in the United church, Nanton, April 29 and 30.
MRS. SIMMONS led the devotional, and Mrs. F. W. Robinson Sunday school superintendent, presented on behalf of the Canadian W.C.T.U., a first prize for intermediate grade in the National Sunday school contest to Vera Belle Yeats. This is the fifth prize won by Miss Yeats.
Meetings will be held in the second Tuesday evening of the month with the home of Mrs. F. G. Grevett as the next meeting place.
A protest was made against the increased cost of dark molasses, and an inquiry will be made to ascertain the reason for the apparent shortage.
Mrs. Salt quoted an article from the Christian Science Monitor entitled "Whisky or Bread". She stressed the fact that "distillers have been using grain at the rate of six and one half million bushels a month, not withstanding President Truman's request for a saving of grain and corn."
Extracted by J. Kynman 2015-11-07