August 1, 1977 VOL. IV No. 3


    The Executive Committee, after due notice, met on July 22, 1977 and decided that the following would be in order:

    I. GOLF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mr. Cook

    The golf tournament will be held on the regular course, rather than the par3 course at Fernwood. Teeoff 8:30 a.m. Outlaws must verify handicaps to Mr. Cook.

    II. COOKIE BAKING . . . . . . . . . Nancy (Dunsville)

    The Cookie Baking Contest has been cancelled because of protests by the chairperson assigned to this event.

    III. WINE & CHEESE. . . . . . . . . Mary

    A "Wine & Cheese" tasting contest will be held from ]1:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., instead of eating lunch,

    (a) All wine makers entering contest shall provide at least one fifth of white; one fifth of red; and one fifth of any other wine.
    (b) Those not providing wine shall provide at least 1/2 lb. sharp cheese; 1/2 lb. mild cheese; and 1/2 lb. soft cheese.
    (c) Each family shall furnish a box of chips, crackers, dipchips, Doritos, peanuts or mixed nuts.
    (d) No Coca Colas are to be consumed before 11:30 a.m.

    IV.  SMILING EXERCISES. . . . . . . Burns

    (a) All quests will form in a double line making an aisle to the Mess Hall for the evening meals.
    (b) All guests will grin from ear to ear as the Chairman's spouse SLINKS down the aisle.
    (c) No guest shall have a wider smile than the Chairman.
    (d) In the event that the Chairman cannot work up a smile, this event will be cancelled.

    V.  ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES . . . . . . Pat,Lou

    The drinking of alcoholic beverages in public is not condoned by the YMCA, therefore:

    (a) Absolutely no imbibing at the swimming dock, the Mess all or Women's latrine.
    (b) All beverages must appear to be lemonade, Ice Tea, Cola or Coffee.

  Chairman: Burns Bamford
  Treasurer: Mary M. Schroeder
  Secretary: John L. Schroeder

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    (c) When not in the area of the Staff House, put your drink in a SHASTA CAN and don't throw the empties in the lake.
    (d) Each family must furnish a good supply of ice cubes as there is no ice machine at the Camp.

    VI.  ICE CREAM. . . . . . . . . . . Jean

    (a) Each family owning an ice cream churn should bring it to the Reunion and deliver to the Mess Hall right after lunch.
    (b) Mr. Cook will prepare the "mix".
    (c) Bill will supply the salt and ice.
    (d) Jack will supply peaches. Karl will bring the stale macaroons.
    (e) All teenagers shall turn handles until ice cream is finished.
    (f) Jack will clean off all dashers, while Bill drains, churns, packs with ice and salts same.
    (g) Ice Cream will be served at evening meal and there will be an Ice Cream Sundae Bar so that each person can build the Sundae of his choice. Prizes may be awarded.

    VII. FATLESS SALAD. . . . . . . . . Joan

    The Salad Making Jamboree, will take place immediately prior to the evening Banquet. Mr. Cook has graciously agreed to supervise and has requested the following specimens* of homegrown products from the delegations indicated:

Morgan's Hill    . . . . . . Tomatoes
Dunnsville       . . . . . . Cucumbers
Stewartsville    . . . . . . Onions
Shimer Manor     . . . . . . Oil Dressing
Delaware Heights . . . . . . Lettuce (head or garden)
Kensington       . . . . . . Wine Vineqar
Annapolis        . . . . . . Miscellaneous Condiment
Lehigh Street    . . . . . . Red Cabbage
Hatboro          . . . . . . Mushrooms
Wappinger Falls  . . . . . . Bacon Bits

*Delegations may exchange assignments without permission of the Chairman.

    VIII. SWIMMING. . . . . . . . . . . Virginia

  The rules for the swimminq contest are as follows:
  (a)  25 yds. for 62-76 years old $10,000.00
  (b)  25 yds. for 50-61 years old 1.00
  (c)  400 yards for 40-50 years old 1.00
  (d)  Dock to Staff House & Back for 1.00
       30-40 years old  
  (e)  Dock to dam and back 20-30 years old 1.00
  (f)  Around the circumference of lake .50
       10-20 years old  
  (g)  25 yard FLOAT (without tube) for *
       77-95 years old  

*Choice of GoldwaterMiller or Nixon/Agnew button.





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    X. KITE FLYING. . . . . . . . . . . Jack

    The KITEFLYING contest will commence at 2:00 p.m.

    (a) The WILLIAM D. SCHROEDER MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the most heautiful "homemade" kite that flies 2000 yards and is returned.
    (b) Kites that"dip" 5 continuous loops are disqualified.
    (c) Kites with broken sticks will be burned.
    (d) Members may not use mechanical winders.
    (e) No "splittails" shall ride on box kites.
    (f) Outlaws, without tails, are ineligible.

    X. PEANUT SCRAMBLE. . . . . . . . . Carolyn

A Peanut Scramble will be held at 3:00 p.m. for all children between the ages of One & Sixty.

    XI. MARBLE TOURNAMENT . . . . . . . Ed

   The Marble Tournament will commence at 4:00 p.m. (each participant must provide marbles no poppers!)

    XII. CLAMS & COCKTAILS. . . . . . . Lloyd

A Cocktail party & Clam Shucking contest will be held from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.; but

    (a) Each participant will be required to furnish BOOZE for Chairman's Toast to the CLAN.
    (b) Lloyd & Cliff will provide the clams.
    (c) The Chairman will be the TOASTMASTER.

    XIII. ICE SKATING . . . . . . . . . F. Albus

    (a) All guests with skates shall deliver same to F. Albus For inspection immediately upon arrival at Camp Hugh Beaver.
    (b) F. Albus shall sharpen all dull skates.
    (c) After skates are sharpened, all guests must obtain "Contestant Number" from F. Albus, before doing any figure skating.

    XIV. OUTLAWS MEETING. . . . . . . . Pat

    (a) This event chall take place in the Staff Room on the second floor of the Staff House while the members and special guests' cocktail party is in progress on the 3rd floor of the staff House.
    (b) Redskin invitations will be issued immediately after the Chairman picks his game.
    (c) No outlaw may be invited to a Redskin game and the touchdown Club Dinner.
    (d) Those unable to attend a regular season Redskin game in 1977 will hold a priority for the Playoffs or the 1978 season, whichever comes first.
    (e) The reelection of the Chairman will be scheduled.
Schroeder's 66 Leads British Open

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    (a) Special Guests and spouses marryinq into the clan, within the last year, shall report to the Swimming Dock at 8:45 p.m.
    (b) No candles flashlights or 1anterns will be allowed at the initiation ceremony.

    XVI. SINGALONG: . . . . . . . . . . Karl

    (a) The veto master will furnish copies of "PopPop's" song books to all requesting same.
    (b) No guest shall sing in a monotone.
    (c) No screaming, giggling or hooting during the song fest.

    XVII. HOME MOVIES & SLIDE SHOW. . . Jim Wohlbach

    The "Home Movies & Slide Exhibit Contest", among those of the clan who have same will commence at Dark and end at under the following rules:

    (a). No member shall show more than 25 reels or 25 slides.
    (b). Members or thAeir immediate family must be in said movies or slides. No person beyond the 3rd degree of kindred shall be exhibited.
    (c) No person shall be criticized for not watching.
    (d) No honeymoon exhibitions tolerated!

  Respectfully submitted,
  Jack L. Schroeder signature
August 1, 1977 Top Spinning Contest Letter
N.B. The Treasurer and the Chairman's spouse must be informed as to the number of delegates in each delagation and the expected time of arrival at Camp Hugh Beaver


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