The Austin Woman In­sti­tute Meet­ing

Stanstead Journal - - CLASSIFIEDS - AUSTIN

The­monthly meet­ing of the Austin W. I. took place on June 12th at the home of Bea Juby in Austin. At 1:30 Bea opened the meet­ing with all recit­ing the M.S. Col­lect and sa­lute to the Cana­dian flag. Motto: There isn’t much to see in a small town, but what your hear makes up for it! Roll Call was to name a Coun­try start­ing with the first let­ter of your first or last name & speak a mo­ment on it – which brought for­ward some in­ter­est­ing facts & his­tory about the fol­low­ing Coun­tries: Bangladash; Canada; Equidor; Gaspé; Ger­many; Great Bri­tain; Peru; Ja­maica & Wash­ing­ton, D.C. Min­utes & Trea­surer’s Re­port from the May meet­ing were & all were ap­proved. Plans were made for a Re­cep­tion cel­e­brat­ing the life of Peter Meesen on June 15th. Plans were also con­tin­ued for the Garage Sale to be part of the Austin Fes­ti­val in the Austin Mu­nic­i­pal Park on June 22nd. Wool gath­er­ing was a skein of yarn brought by Patti Car­riere. The monthly draw­ing was won by Betty C. Thelford. Next month to be sup­plied by Mar­jorie Glass­ford. While Bea was pre­par­ing re­fresh­ments, she passed around a con­test called a ‘BRAIN TEASER’ which we re­ally needed to get our minds in gear! This was fol­lowed by a scrump­tious tea of sand­wiches, veg­gies with dip, fruit crisps & sweet breads. Last but not least – a well trimmed car­rot cake for our two birth­day girls – namely: Claudette Giesinger – June 4th & Lisette Maillé – June 23rd. Many thanks were given to Bea for host­ing, feed­ing and chair­ing the meet­ing. Ev­ery­thing was much en­joyed by all. The July meet­ing to be held at the home of Joy Fields in Ma­gog. Ad­dress: 166 Pine St. Ma­gog. Roll Call: Share a short ar­ti­cle from your favourite mag­a­zine.

Betty Cochrane Telford

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