Merry Ann Newton adds, " The Forest City News is in Susquehanna County,
but that does not mean that all the 'tidbits' posting were from there
-some are from neighboring Wayne County."
Scroll down to about a third of the way to Miss Mary Coleman
and you'll see Samantha.
Subject: Tidbits - June 3, 1939
The Forest City News
Mrs Gertrude Starbird and Miss Beatrice Starbird spent Firday in
Rev Harold Bassett, Mr and Mrs Harvey Smith and Mrs R.J. Spencer and Ina
Burdick attended a Youth Conference Rally at Allentown over the
Mr and Mrs F.M. Davis, Rev and Mrs Munyon attended services at the M.E.
Church, Carbondale on Sunday evening.
Miss Kathryn Thacher, Carbondale, and Mrs Ida Decker of Montdale, were
guests at the the home of R.W. Thacher.
Mr and Mrs Will Powell, of Clarks Summit, were guests of Mr and Mrs
Miss Sarah Denney spent Sunday at the home of her brother, Walter Denney
at Fiddle Lake.
Lurene Denney, daughter of Mr and Mrs Walter Denney, Ararat, has
returned home for the summer vacation. She stayed with her aunt, Miss
Sarah Denney and attended the Forest City High School.
Mrs Alice Decler spent Thursday night with Mrs Daniels.
Mrs Katherine Thacher, of Carbondale, called on Mrs Ralph Thacher last
Mrs Beverly Burdick was a caller in Forest City, Monday.
Mr and Mrs Edgar Bishop, of Honesdale, spent Sunday at the home of Mr
and Mrs Dan Gibson, Jr. and family.
Mrs and Mrs Claude Zieglar spent Monday at Binghamton.
Mr and Mrs Al Smith were callers in Clark Summit over the weekend.
Mrs Mary Coleman and son, Max, Mr and Mrs Nelson Coleman, Mr and Mrs
Clarence Horton were guests Sunday of Samantha Boles, Gelatt.
Louella Burdick has returned to her home after spending several days in
A birthday party for Mrs Luther Ely was held Sunday at their cottage at
Lake Ely. Mr and Mrs Jams (sic) Lowry and Mrs Kate Rimron were among
Mrs Augusta Stark is ill at her home.
Mrs Amber Prescott has returned to Ohio, after spending sometime here
with her mother, Mrs Marguerite Manzer.
Members of the Herrick Center graduating class returned Sunday after
enjoying a three day visit at the World's Fair. Those making the trip
were: Ellen McPherson, Lois Churchill, Lucille Burdick, Boyd Finch, Ben
Montgomery, Art Flynn, Nicholas Urda, Mrs Everett Burdick, and Miss Ann
Dutchman, faculty member.
Miss Naomi Lepro, of Endicott, N.Y., spent the week-end of May 27th with
her parents, Mr and Mrs Frank Lepro.
Mr and Mrs. C.N. Hubbard in company with Mr and Mrs Charles Arthur, of
Lanesboro, spent Sunday, May 28th with relatives in Oneonta.
Raymond Rhone, of Johnson City, was a business caller in town on
Mrs and Mrs Steve Upright and family spent Sunday with relatives at
Mr and Mrs Harold Rach and son, have returned to their home at Cherry
Ridge, after spending the winter at Regan's Lakeside Inn.
Mr and Mrs. L.L. Furman, of Middletown, were recent guests at S.N. and
Miss Spellman and Miss Cotter, of Carbondale, are working for Mrs Conrad
Mrs Emaline Taylor of Endicott, is spending some time with Mrs. Eva
Roland Hine, of Endicott, was called here by the death of his father,
Clinton M. Hine.
Ducan MacArthur, age 96, died Thursday morning at the home of Mrs Jennie
Sankey, Waymart. He was born in Scotland and came to this country when
he was nine years of age. Mr MacArthur was a Civil War veteran, having
enlisted at Narrowsburg, N.Y., during the opening days of the war. He
is survived by two daughters, Mrs Charles E. Breese, Carbondale and Mrs
Mame Schimmell, Honesdale; three sons, Frank, of Allentown; George of
Bethel, N.Y. and Harold, of Lansing, Mich., also several grandchildren
and three sisters, Mrs Elizabeth Hatler, Honesdale; Mrs Anthony Heim,
Scranton; and Mrs Thomas Waite, Weitherfield, Conn. The body was
removed to the Valentine funeral home at Honesdale, from where the
funeral was held on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. Burial was at Damascus.
George E. Smith: Death claimed George E. Smith, 79, at his home in
Scott township on Thursday. He had been ill two weeks. He was a member
of the Montdale Methodist church. Mr Smith is survived by his wife,
Adelaide; three daughters, Mrs Charles D. Oakley, Montdale; Mrs Frank
Williams, Waymart and Mrs Walter Short, Thompson; three sons, Ernest,
Harry, and Jabez Scott and a brother, E.L. Smith, Chapman Lake. Funeral
services were held at the home Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial
in Sandy Banks cemetery.
Prokop Opryshyko, 50 a resident of Union Dale, died at 11 o'clock,
Friday morning in St. Joseph's Hospital, Carbondale. He was admitted
for medical treatment Wednesday. Mr Opryshyko has spent most of his
life in Susquehanna County. Surviving are his wife and several
L.O.Sampson - Lester O. Sampson, 77, Starrucca, died Thursday at his
home. Mr Sampson was a carpenter by trade and had resided in this
region his entire lifetime. His only survivor is a son at home. The
funeral was held at Starrucca on Sunday at 1:30 p.m., with the Rev.
Jones, Starrucca Baptist Church, officiating. Internment, Thompson
George Gifford, 70, a resident of Lenoxville, died at noon Monday in
Barnes Memorial Hospital, Susquehanna. Besides his wife, he is survived
by a brother, Owen Gifford, Elkdale, and three sisters: Mrs George
Hallstead, Elkdale; Mrs Charles Johnson, Tompkinsville, and Mrs G.W.
Warner, Scranton. The funeral as held on Wednesday with prayer at 1:30
o'clock and services in Lenoxville M.E. Church at 2 o'clock.
Internment, Clifford cemtery.
(if anyone would like a copy of these obits, let me know and I would be
glad to snail mail you a copy)