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Birthday, Anniversary and
Reunion Party News


Violet Ammon was honored on her 17th birthday anniversary when Mrs. Frank Jackson of Pleasant Valley Road entertained a group of neighborhood friends Monday night. The guests watched television. Refreshments were served by the hostess.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 19, 1950]

Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Arcuri, 2200 Michigan Ave., were surprised Sunday night with a party honoring their 25th wedding anniversary.  Their son, Frank, and daughter, Miss Sarah Arcuri, arranged the affair. The couple was married July 30, 1925, in Beaver Falls.  He is employed as a molder at the McIntosh-Hemphill Co., in Midland and she works at Hall China Co. Dancing followed the 7:30 o'clock dinner.  Out-of-town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Bonacci and family of Beaver Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Eckles and family of Industry and Milton Tipton of Columbiana.
[from the East Liverpool Review, August 1, 1950]

A baseball game preceded the wiener roast Tuesday night celebrating the 18th birthday anniversary of Charles Backus. The affair was held at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. Vergie Backus of the Wellsville-Lisbon Road. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Backus of Broadway. Games and contests were won by Harry Javis, Dan Carney and Gerald Sargent. Out-of-town guests were Mr. aand Mrs. Hugh Wilson of Pasadena, Calif., and Frank Alsaon of Birmingham, Ala.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 27, 1950]

Mrs. Cora Baughman was surprised with a picnic arranged by her children for her 75th birthday Sunday at Chettle's Lake. She was presented with a bouquet of American Beauty roses. A picnic dinner was served. Those attending were from Canton, Glenmoor Cleveland, and Wellsville.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 26, 1950]

Cowboy attired was the order of the day for young friends of Jimmy Buchanan Monday afternoon at a party celebrating his seventh birthday anniversary. The affair from 2 o'clock until 4 was at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Buchanan of Montana Ave., Pleasant Heights. Those winning prizes were Jon Cottrell, Keith Allison, David Scharf and Omar Hargreaves. Others present were John Corneil, Arthur and Ken Matheny, Clark Allison, Jimmy Green and Jimmy Jones. Three birthday cakes decorated the tabel and refreshments were served by his cousin, Jack Bennett, assisted by Mrs. Regis Scharf.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 26, 1950]

Mrs. Maude Burson was honored on her birthday when Mrs. Jane Pretty entertained the Past Noble Grand Association of Ohio City Rebekah Lodge 782 Friday night at her home on St. Clair Ave. Ext. A 6 o'clock cover-dish dinner was served to 20 at picnic tables in the back yard. Associate hostesses were Mrs. Elizabeth Clendenning, a sister of the hostess, and Mrs. Bessie Featherstone. There were 12 visitors present. Mrs. Burson was presented a birthday cake. Mrs. Thomas will be hostess Aug. 1 at her home on Erie St., with her sister-in-law, Mrs. Thelma Thomas, as co-hostess.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 17, 1950]

Patreen Fogo was guest at a party Tuesday night at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Culp on the Irondale Road in honor of her fifth anniversary. Lunch was served to 10 and she was presented gifts.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 28, 1950]

Mrs. Lawson E. Mason, 1003 Main St., entertained Thursday in honor of the fourth birthday anniversary of her daughter, Marilee. Attending the party were Jan and Jim Bright, Tommy Geer, Mary Beth Little, Linda and Margie Mason, Timmy Rowe, David and Pete Talbott, Mrs. Frederick Bright, Mrs. Paul Geer, Mrs. John Little, mrs. Richard Rowe and Mrs. Paul Talbott.
The hostess was assisted in serving refreshments by her mother, Mrs. A. J. Watkins, and her aunt, Mrs. E. L. Hunt, of Binghmaton, N. Y.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 26, 1950]

Mr. and Mrs. William McMasters Jr and daughter, Donna, of St. Clair Ave, entertained for the Jenkins family reunion Sunday at their summer cottage at Grimms Bridge. The sixth birthday of David Carlisle, was observed and there was swimming and group singing. Fourteen were seated at the picnic table and Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Jenkins of Lisbon, parents of Mrs. McMasters, were honored guests. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jenkins and children, Bill, Judy and Betsy, of Canton, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carlisle and children, Sandra and David, of East Liverpool were guests.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 17, 1950]

Mrs. Frank O'Hara was honored on her birthday anniversary by members of the Victory W. C. T. U. at a meeting Friday night in her home on Commerce St. Prayers were offered by Mrs. Walter Weldon, Mrs. Myrtle Zahrndt, and Mrs. Lula Bell. Devotions were led by Mrs. Weldon and articles pertaining to the work of the union were read by Mrs. John Lewis, Miss Florence Dunn, Mrs. Oke Rosenberry, Mrs. Ethel Swift and Mrs. Charles Robb. The group will participate in the County Home treat Sunday and the county W. C. T. U. picnic Sept. 27 at East Palestine. Mrs. Wells O'Hara, Mrs. Paul O'Hara and Mrs. Tommy O'Hara were guests. Mrs. Edna Minor and Miss Dunn assisted the hostess. A picnic at the Roadside Park was planned for the Aug, 4 meeting
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 24, 1950]

Wedding anniversaries were observed by the M. N. I. Club at a 7 o'clock dinner Wednesday night at the Mary Patterson Memorial. Towel showers marked the occasions for Mrs. Dean Rice and Mrs. Marcella Heackathorn.  A theater party followed. The group will meet Aug. 3 at the home of Mrs. Dorothy Bickerstaff of Toronto, with Mrs. Helen Sullivan as hostess.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 28, 1950]

A birthday shower of hosiery was presented Mrs. Irene Simms Friday night by the Cain Heights 500 Club. Mrs. Martha Clutter, 2126 Danbury Ave., Wellsville as hostess. High score winners were Mrs. Jane Carato, first, Mrs. Bonnie Miller, second, and Mrs. Esther Simms, low. Mrs. Wilda Simms and Mrs. Grace Miller assisted the hostess in serving. The group will meet Aug. 18 with Mrs. Carato, 1054 Rubicon St.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 22, 1950]

Linda Rose Thompson celebrated her ninth birthday anniversary with a party Saturday afternoon from 1 o'clock to 3. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thompson of Haywood St. Prizes were won by Judy Paynter and Barbara Kleubert. Others present were Noreen and Suzanne Vymazal, Mary Lou Malone, Ruth Ann Thompson, Laverna Kraft, Cynthia Jean Butler, and Michael Lee Thompson. Mrs. Olive Wright was a special guest. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Jean Butler and Mrs. Lee Thompson, assisted by Joyce and Betty Thompson.
[from the East Liverpool Review August 1, 1950]

A dinner honoring the 73rd anniversary of Mrs. Grace Woodrow was given Sunday at the hom of her daughter, Mrs. Harold Leatherberry of the Salineville Rd. A picnic dinner and supper was served and the afternoon was spent in music and games.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Wellington of Hillcrest, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Leatherberry, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Way, Henry and Harry Woodrow, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Woodrow and children, Esther, James and Doris of the Salineville Rd., Mr. and Mrs. John Witherow and Frank Brown of Salineville, and the hosts and sons, Paul and Ray.
[from the East Liverpool Review, July 20, 1950]





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