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Chapter Donates To Many
The Royal Scots Chapter of the I.O.D.E. held its annual meeting recently at the home of Mrs. James Wallace, regent. Tea was served highlighted by national Scottish dishes followed by tea cup reading.
Contributions were made to the Coronation bursary, Marshall scholarship, maternity scheme, Alberta welfare study, Canadianization fund, Christmas parties at Ogden Hostel and the Old Folks' Home, provincial post war find, parcels for Britain fund, Lady Reading fund, blind work, municipal administration fund, presents and books to the chapter's adopted school, and assistance in the form of used clothing to three families.
MRS. OWEN BALDWIN, post-war convener, sent parcels overseas consisting of 20 nightgowns, 30 hand-knit garments and many other articles. Members assisted at the sale of blindcraft, Canadian Legion Poppy Day, two open-air carnivals, opening of the soldiers' Garrison canteen, and also attended a Founders' Day service at Central United Church.
The new slate of officers include Mrs. John McCrae, honorary regent; Mrs. James Wallace, regent; Mrs. Joseph O'Donnell, first vice-president; Mrs. John Riddoch, secretary; Mrs. W. G. Shrubsall, treasurer; Mrs. William McLeod, Echoes' secretary; Mrs. S. W. Dash, educational secretary; and Mrs. Peter Dournovo, standard bearer.
CONVENERS ARE: post-war, Mrs. Owen Baldwin; ex-service, Mrs. E. Olerenshaw; blind, Mrs. E. E. Carpenter; child welfare, Mrs. John McRae, and Empire study, Mrs. Peter Dournovo. Councillors are Mrs. A. H. Cronn, Mrs. Isabella
Burroughs, Mrs. L. G. Dimetrieff and Mrs. George Biswanger.
Information concerning a radio draw will be announced later.
Extracted by J. Kynman 2015-10-11