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.-. ,V ,: * C O ? ft- ■•‘A-~f Q Js. " . li Mo mb -,t. -a •.'■'• • ;',f r - ~* V//v — p e—■>,;■; - —,7T.r>r ' . • Greenbelt' s Own . '" '. • Published by Newspaper .: b . - L£L t * enbelt Maryland •--"•■■; its .Citizens . i -.t ...’:; i.i .*. ! I '* , , • i % , •|f*•• f • :~f*r —--—***-} ■■■*■ •■:•> ■*': ; i 1 \ ■ •■ •'' '•■ • **•-•*• /' '*’* Vol. 1, No, 1 . , . Published Every Wednesday v NbVembdr : 24, 1937 -•■ j f... ~ •.,j,.; , • . •. ; v xi 1 ' NEW GROCERY' STORE'. IV* \\ j : TO OPEN HERE SOON j i Co-Op Gas ’ Statipn Starts .... •; . Operations.* . .••I . : • c ' •-vIJ ; • • • * • ' • , • ** * ** ■. * • • ; v . ;* ** i : * Opening date of the new store has, * for several weeks, vied fpr honors:with the bus s’ervice and popities,.cus-.. the most popular conversation piece in :Gr©enbelt ; and t it is felt that at this. ; timq ■ word of its progress will be weleome* # * ' * . .. . . *. - • While Consumer Services is ready to open the store, there wijll .be some de lay until thfe premises are ready for occupation.. Electricity and refrigera tion have hpt yet‘ been provided for, . and as several holes,, have yet to be drilled through’ the /eight inches of con crete j and plumbing lines have : to be run through the building, it is un likely that the stpre wilj be ready for several'days. . ! . .. \ M * . This announcement was made with deep regret by Mr. ft. M, Templeman, store manager, who had hoped for an earlier opening date. • * •' • 1 The filling station, byway of com pensation, has now been operating for several days. . This will also be run according to the cooperative principle* meaning that the Greenbelt car owner may now buy gas $s well as groceries cooperatively. m •rn mm mm ■' (Continued on Page Two) .... . - • * •• ' JOURNALISTIC CLU# '• ! WORK ON NBW&PAPER ** ' . . • w-ili. J' - v‘i :• •. Consumer Services’Aids ,, * i ' Greenbelt Weekly ; —ii-w -V The Greenbelt Journalistic Club held its first meeting Thursday-'evening, November 11, at the home df Mr. : dnd Mrs. Robert Hayes, 35 G Ridge Road. > . * * ; ; t : * i More than fifteen persons' partici pated-in a general discussion on the best methods now available for the dis tribution of authentic news and announ cements in Greenbelt. “■ ; i ' • • ; " * Several attending the; tidSting sum marized their personal experiences in publicity and newspaper work and volun teered- their services'- as reporters • Tentatively, a plan was suggested to issue six numbers of the Cooperator, a weekly journal, covering matters 9f lo cal community interests : ; :v-*?■ .•' .' • •’ ' v• • The principle generally adopted by ; club .members is that any bulletin or newspaper In the community shdll be non-partisan in politics, and coopera tively 'designed. As its first venture the club will • sponsor* the Greenbelt Cooperator with the ! assistance of Greenbelt Consumers Services, Inc. •' The club elected the following of ficers: Louis Bessemer, president; William R. Poole, vice president; (Continued on Page Seven)