|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 12/24/1931.
Hope Christmas Wagon
Believing that it is more blessed to give than to receive and thereby
showing the true Christmas spirit, employees of the local office of the
Hope Natural Gas Company contributed to a fund for taking the darkness
out of the Christmas of some of the more unfortunate families in the district.
A big truck drove up Wednesday in front of a Grantsville store and loaded
up with flour, groceries and provender of various kinds. The food
was taken to the local office of the gas company and made up into bundles
and will be distributed to some thirty families in various sections of
What with the five day week, a reduction in salary for some of the white
collared boys and worst of all SON_ selling at 28-1/2, the Hope boys are
taking it on the chin like a great many other folks but they will get a
lot of kick out of this Christmas from knowledge that they have helped
the other fellow.