CGC December 1956

On our regular meeting date, December 7, the Carroll Garden Club met at 9:30 A.M. to decorate the Historical House for Christmas.

There were fourteen who ate lunch–Miss Lillian Shipley served very delicious lemon pie for dessert.

At two o’clock an informal business meeting was held–in the absence of the President, Mrs. R.L Sebastian and the Vice President, Mrs. Edgar Barnes, the recording secretary, Mrs. Myers Englar conducted the meeting.

Announcement was made of the Dickeyville Christmas Tour December 20th 2:00 to 6:00 P.M.

Mrs Dowell, Membership Chairman, read the resignations of Mrs. Edwin Englar and Mrs. Charles Hesson; these resignations were accepted by the club with regret.

Hostesses for the Historical House were named.

Mrs. Ray Hollinger–Thursday, Dec. 8th

Mrs. Earle Shipley and Mrs, Luther Bare –Friday, Dec. 9th

Mrs Leeds Billingslea – Saturday, Dec. 10th.

Mrs. Earle Buckey presented new club programs for 1956 to the members.

After the business meeting, Mrs Dowell very graciously introduced new members.

Mrs. Luther Bare

Mrs Johanna Baner

Mrs. Leeds K. Billingslea

Mrs. Allen Feeser

Mrs. Herbert Hubbard

Mrs. Thomas Hyland

Mrs. Paul Keppel

Mrs. Lester Phillippe

Mrs. Robert Lee Slinghoff

Mrs. Kirby Talley

After the acceptance of the new members, tea was served with Mrs.S. Edwin Dowell pouring.


Betty Donofrio

Recording Secretary


Note: The club used to decorate the Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House at the Historical Society for each Christmas.