From the Scrap Book of Lena Belle (Beers) Alverson, Walton Reporter
clipping - June, 1952
MR. and MRS. HOBART WILSON were pleasantly surprised on the evening of
June 4, when about 20 Beerston neighbors drove in their yard bent on helping
them celebrate their silver anniversary. Out of town guests were MR. and
MRS. BERT GRABY, MRS. CRYSTAL GRABY and daughter, JULIA of Cannonsville.
MR. and MRS. ROBERT RAY and son, FREDERICK, and LYLE WILSON, all of Delhi.
were also home for the occasion. Relatives presented MR. and MRS. WILSON
with a silver chest and service of silver for 14 persons. The seven sons of
the couple gave cash to be used for a corner cupboard for the home. The gift
from the community was a silver sugar and creamer on a silver tray. MRS.
KENNETH GRABY and MRS. GRAHAM JACKSON baked a beautiful cake decorated with a
25th anniversary decoration. Five persons present were at the wedding
ceremony in 1827.
ROBERT PARSONS of Mahwah, N.J. is working for his uncle, E. E. PARSONS,
JAMES BOWDER is helping STURGES GOODRICH with his farm work.
The barn on the ALFRED NEFF farm is being enlarged and a new milkhouse
KAVEDA LEONARD and friend of Oneonta; MR. and MRS. VICTOR SEWARD, MR.
and MRS. LAWRENCE HOUCK and son, ERIC, were Sunday callers at the EATON home
on Beers brook.
MRS. ABBIE PRATT is also spending some time with her sister, MRS. MARY
The Ladies' Aid will meet with BYRTLE BEERS on June 19.
The Men's Club met in the church basement last Thursday evening to build
a coal bin, which will make the basement neater and easier to keep clean.
MRS. BLANCHE CONSTABLE is staying with her daughter, MRS. HAROLD MICHAEL,
here, until her home on Third brook is ready for occupancy again, The farm
home was damaged by fire recently.
MRS. MARTHA MOSHER and daughter, ANNABELLE, accompanied MR. and MRS.
ARNOLD BANHART and family to Norwich Sunday, where they called on MRS.
MOSHER's daughter, MR. and MRS. HERMAN SMITH and family.
MRS. H. B. MacDOUGALL and LILLIAN WILSON visited MRS. THEODORE McLEAN at
Hamden last Tuesday afternoon.