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Summit Artist in the Met

fatigueThe Summit Herald of May 17, 1940 reported that the National Red Cross War Relief Fund set a goal of $10 million to help people in Holland, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The local chapter's quota was set at $5000. Friends of artist Junius Allen, a former Summit resident, were pleased to learn that the Metropolitan Museum of Art had purchased one of his paintings for its permanent collection. The annual tournament held by the Board of Recreation at the Mabie Playground declared new champions in hopscotch, marbles, and jacks.

In the Classifieds: For sale, a chauffeur uniform and cap, never worn, $40. Found, male fox terrier. Lost, pair of brown trousers. Return to tailor shop on Beechwood Road.

The "Home on the Range" column gave recipes for sauces for fresh vegetables: Mock Hollandaise Sauce, Bacon Sauce, Egg Sauce, and Spiced Carrots.

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