Wharton Association members who are preparing the international department of the silent auction to be held Sept. 25-27 in Pleasant Hill hold interesting items from around the world. They are Jan Landis, Martha Lammers, Betty Streich, Roberta Goodwin, and Marie Young.

Volunteers for the May Cravath Wharton Association have been checking some of the interesting and valuable articles available for bids at the association’s annual silent auction to be held on Sept. 25-27. Baleek china, a Haviland cocoa pot, a rare copper tea kettle and stand, Oriental artifacts and a large porcelain vase are among the collection.

In addition to good quality furniture, appliances, china, linens and antiques, other unusual items this year include two camel saddles, an inkleloom and two larger looms, genuine leather postcards and authentic Polly Page dolls.

The sale will be held at the Blue Barn, located next to Wharton Nursing Home on Lake Road in Pleasant Hill. Hours for the sale will be 4-8 p.m. on Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 26 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 27. Successful bidders will then be notified by phone.

Proceeds from the sale benefit local outreach programs, higher education students and residents of Uplands Retirement Village, including Wharton Nursing Home. For information contact Marvin Albright at (931) 277-3996.

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