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Christmas Philatelic Club
May/June 1994 Yule Log
became Affiliate #74 of the American Philatelic Society in April 1978. CPC celebrated its
decennial in conjunction with the APS convention STaMpsHOW '78 in Indianapolis from Sept.
21 through Sept. 24. Present were Ken Mackenzie (President), Dorothy Henderson (Vice
President), Vaughn Augustin (Secretary-Treasurer), Doug White (Director), Henry Bouchard,
Alphal Leclaire, Theresa Siegel, Roy Gillespie, Carl Grissman, Ron Sobel and Virgil
Mathias. New members joining at the show were Dixie McDonough and Reverend M.J. Whitehead.
CPC #352 Kathleen Berry exhibited "Illuminated Manuscripts" and won a silver
"Topex - June 23, 1979".....CPC
members gathered in Spokane, Washington: Dorothy Henderson, Leota Robliske, Edna Cummins,
Roy Gillespie, Cathie Osborne, Dorothy Smith and Theresa Siegel.
"STaMpsHOW '79 - August 23-26".....CPC
members attending this show in Boston were: Vaughn Augustin, Doug White, Harry Glass,
Ernest St. Laurent, Anna Burke and Regina Mount. Member Mario McSween joined while at this
"25 Years Ago in CPC".....A
Classification Committee was set up to assemble a list and classify all Christmas issues,
determining which stamps were actually Christmas. The column Christmas Shopping made its
debut in the May 1969 Yule Log. Editor Ken Mackenzie asked for every club member to be a
"The Christmas Tree Ship".....reprinted
from the June 1984 and April 1985 Yule Logs. This delightful article tells the story
behind three commemorative covers picturing the Rouse Simmons, Chicago's Christmas Tree
Ship. The covers issued in 1962 remember the 50th anniversary since the loss of the ship.
"Happy Anniversary Christmas Philatelic
Club".....CPC #569 Cathie Osborne of Sequim, Washington pays a philatelic
tribute to CPC on its Silver Anniversary. She describes different types of bells on stamps
that celebrate different occasions.
"Focus on Members" .....introduces
Life Members Robert Leo and Molly Dolan.
"Christmas In Minnesota"....
a schedule of events planned for the 25th anniversary celebration October 19-23, 1994.
Shortly before this issue went to press, we received the final confirmation that a First
Day of Issue in Harmony, Minnesota was planned.
Review the July/August 1994 Anniversary Edition of the Yule Log
The Yule Log is edited by Jon Mills of Ottawa, Ontario. Christine Sanders of Englewood, Florida is the club's
The invitation to
membership in the Christmas Philatelic Club is open to any Christmas topical philatelist
who is seriously interested in associating with those who collect likewise.
Current dues are $20 per
year for persons living in North America. Other Countries: $30.00 (US funds). Send an
international money order in US dollars.
Applications for membership
are available from Secretary/Treasurer Jim Balog, PO Box 744, Geneva, Ohio 44042-0744 USA or complete this Application Form and send it to the secretary's address..
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