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Evergreen The Association gathered at Evergreen
3/25/97 with a good attendance of members the
following guests Caroline H. Miller,
Cornelia N. Stabler, Carrie S. Bond, Elinor
Hough, Edith Hallowell, Eliz. T. Stabler,
Mary Pope of Boston, Clara P. Moore,
Sarah E. Kirk & Grace Parseley.

Beautiful flowers were contributed by
several, a large bouquet of scarlet & white
lilies being especially noteworthy.

The com. consisting of Eliz. G. Thomas, Anna
F. Gilpin, & Albina O. Stabler produced a
memoir of Jane T. Porter which was
highly commended & accepted with
thanks. It was decided to place this
testimonial upon our records & to send
a copy to the family of our deceased friend.

Anna F. Gilpin read the memoir and she
also gave an appropriate poem entitled
"Recompense" which had never been bapitised
in printers ink but was well worth
publication. Sarah A. Bond's sentiment
for the day was "Patience is like the
pearl among gems. By its quiet radiance
it brightens every human grace and adornes
every Christian excellence". Ester Wetherald
read without spectacles a pretty little
Canadian story of the "Bell of St.
Regis" which, purchased in Europe by
Catholic Indians was wrecked on the

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