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REGIONAL FAIR OPENS AT ON MONDAY, AUGUST ll <• [si\ \ \\ \'••• - •••••••. ., ,„., Albany County Weekly E The Enterprise is among the oldest I | of country weeklies, and carries news I i from half-a-hundred communities in- I s to 3,400 homes. $3.00 a year. i H ' »••«•»»• •• „„„ ^ aterprise And ALBANY COUNTY POST * [iJilililliiillllliiiiiillliiiiifailllliillillllllllliiMllllllll'HIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII-'W- ( Enterprise Ads 1 { Our long list of advertisers speaks I I well of the value of advertising In J I this paper. Use Enterprise ads to tell | : readers about what you have to sell. § ^'••••\•••(•^•••IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIflllMlt^lllllllllltllfB]- SEVENTY-FIFTH YEAR Single Copies, 10 cents ALTAMONT, N. Y., FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 1958 ROMAN RIDE ON TOP OF LEAPING CAR — One of the thrilling acts of the Chitwood Auto Daredevil Show — at the Altamont Regional Fair on opening night, Monday, August 18th. Cleveland Indians Sign Russ Peck To Contract Russ Peck of Altamont, .400-plus hitting outfielder of the Merchants (Altamont) in the. Schenectady Twilight Baseball League, has been signed to a Cleveland Indian con- tract by Scout Buck Ewing of Schenectady, it was announced last week. Peck is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Peck. Ewing, a Negro catching .great who has sent Infielder Billy Har- rel to the majors, said the 21-year- old, six-foot-two, 178-pound Alta- mont youth was given a bonus. In signing him, Ewing said: \This boy is the hardest hitter I have seen in this area in years.\ Peck, who also played .with the Toughers in the Albany Twilight League last year, is a graduate of Milne High, Albany, and attend- ed Ithaca College for a year. He will report to the Indians' • minor league training camp at Daytona Beach, Florida, in February. While at Milne. High, Peck play- ed on the varsity team .as a> pit- -chec *>\aiid \•'diitf iel3epi*'!~frdm-*»1852 through 1956. As. a- pitcher iir-the '55' season, ' he struck out 96 bat- ters in 7 games. He pitched \two no-hitters, one as a junior and one as a senior at Milne; ,, His all- time batting average' in four years at Milne was about .425. in 1955 Peck played in the Hearst Sandlot Classic at the Polo Grounds in New York. Auto Daredevil Leader EVENTS TO COME Churches, Schools,' Fraternal, and Other Organizations CLAM STEAM AUG. 16 Berne Fire company and Ladies' Auxiliary will hold their annual clam steam Saturday, Aug. 16, at the fire hall. Steams at 5 and 7 p. m. ICE CREAM SOCIAL AUG. 16 - Saturday, Aug. 16 — Ice cream social at Lutheran church, Guilder- land Center, starting at 6 p. m. CHICKEN BARBECUE AUG. 17 A chicken barbecue will be served by James M. Austin Lodge No. 557, F. & A. M., on the grounds of the Christ Episcopal 'church in Green- ville on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 1 to 5 p. m. If it rains, the event will be held Sunday, Aug. 24, rain or shine. D. V. BIBLE SCHOOL AUG. 18-29 Daily Vacation Bible school at Clarksville Aug. 18 t o 29. All children welcome. Sponsored by Clarksville Community church. CHICKEN SUPPER AUG. 23 The Beaverdam Reformed church of West Berne will hold its annual chicken supper and sale Saturday, Aug. 23. First table at 5:30 p. m. MenujL—Chicken, biscuits, gravy, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, peas, cabbage salad, jelly, salad plate, pickles, rolls, pie, cheese and coffee. ICE CREAM SOCIAL AUG. 23 Saturday, Aug. 23 — Ice cream social at Lutheran church, Guilder- land Center, starting at 6 p. m. BARBECUE AUGUST 30 Saturday, Aug. 30, the Foxenkill Grange will serve its last barbecue of the season. Serving starts at 5 p. m., D.S.T. Continuous service at Grange hall near Berne, on Rt. 43. AUCTION AND FAIR AUG. 30 Lord's acre auction and fair will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Coeymans Hollow church. Booths open at 10 a. m., auction at 1 p. m. Refreshments. ICE CREAM SOCIAL AUG. 30 Saturday, Aug. 30 — Ice cream social at Lutheran church, Guilder- land Center, starting at 16 p. m. BLOCK DANCI SEPT. 4 The Altamont Kiwanis club will sponsor a bloGk dance Thursday night, Sept. 4, at the parking lot\ of the Altamont - Super Market — (Continued on Page 7) (22 PAGES) NUMBER 5 PADDY CLIFF — M. C. and Entertainer With Free Grandstand Shows at the Fair Next Week JOIE CHITWOOD Scotland Minister at RensVille Aug. 17th The Rev. Thomas Henry Keir of Saint Cuthbert's Parish church in Melrose, Scotland, will be guest minister at the Rensselaerville Pres- byterian church Sunday, Aug. 17, at the 11 a. m. service. Mr. Keir, who will preach on \The Keynote of the Universe,\ will be the seventh visiting clergyman in the church's summer series on \God Man and the Universe.\ | Educated at Dumfries Academy and Edinburgh University, where he , received his M.A. in 1927, Mr. Keir served as a student missionary in Saskatchewan for the United Church of Canada. He then went to study . divinity at New College, Edinburgh, I graduating in 1930. | In 1930 he was ordained and called to Bridgend church, Perth, > and served for-a time as chaplain at His Majesty's prison and at His Majesty's Criminal Lunatic depart- ment for Scotland. In 1936 he was called to St Luke's church in Dundee, in 1943 to Holburn West church in Aberdeen, and since 1950 has been at St. Cuth- bert's Parish church, a church di- rectly descended from Melrose Abbey- Services at the Rensselaerville church, which bring leaders of dif- ferent religions and from many parts of the world, are open to all worshipers. Coffee is served on the lawn following the service. Craft Fair Aug. 21-23 . Craftsmen at work, daily special demonstrations and illustrated talks are on the program of the fifth an- nual York State Craft Fair Aug. 21-23 in facilities at Ithaca College. Fair hours will be from 10 a. m. to 10 p. m. on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 21 and 22, and from 10 a ; m. to 8 'p. m. on Saturday, Aug. 23. Hundreds of handcrafted items made by 1-esidents of New York state have been entered for the fair which is sponsored by the York State Craftsmen. The YSC, which has headquarters in Ithaca, is open to any resident of the state. Entire rooms will be devoted to craftsmen demonstrating weaving, spinning, metalwork and enameling, silk screen techniques, wood turning and carving, rug hooking, making mosaics and welded steel sculpture. COMPLETES COURSE Among the teachers who success- fully completed a summer program in teaching the mentally handi- capped offered in' Schenectady by Russell Sage College with the co- operation of the Schenectady Board of Education was Miss Ernestine Hiltsley, R. D. 1, Altamont. Circular Tour Now Possible At The Fair A complete circular tour of the 64 acres of grounds of the Alta- mont Regional Fair is the inviting prospect for visitors all next week. It is the first time in the long his- tory of the Sunflower Fair that such a tour has been possible. Encircling of Racetrack Park with instructional displays and. the amusement areas was: • forced by the phenomenal growth of .the fair at Altamont. in ;ihe r last 'decade. New land was,?ae<$ulred to the ex- tehfe.ot-17;! acres Tahd.' three acres -formerly unused were'developed to c6mple^,- r th^^0^|pe^j^(ii^nsio^-' ••,- *\\ Tours -of thV-igrpurjds^iJtfeginning immediately' \insideUOifhe' ',' colorful' main \ entrance wiljr either start with-the Farm Animal Zoo and end with the 4-H tpub Show (in its new Center, or reverse.. ..Persons using the Grand St., entrance — the old main gate — will ,make similar tours in r either ,. direction because their carsswill.be routed to the enlarged and brightly lighted auto park. Only'pedestrians en- tering at Grand\ St., on foot will Check Your License ; Approximately 2,500,000 N*» York state operators' licenses W- pi re Sept. 30. .State Bureau of Motor Vehidit offices are now. issuing renewal and arge drivers to apply earjjc . Commissioner Joseph P. Kljjr says: \Examine your licenteljjt see whether it expires this jlgr and, if so, renew it now.\ ^ £ Ail operators' licenses are •$ sued for a three-year peri«C? Those renewed now will be vS*r until Sept. 30, 1961. How To Reach 'Fairgrounds Thruway' A n<nv highway, nearly half a mile in length, was Built in 1956 from Altamont's Main Street near the eastern village line to the Altamont Regional Fair grounds. Thus is the \Fair Thruway.\ It will be in operation for next week's fair. How to reach the new and expanded parking lot at the Regional Fair grounds: *• From Schenectady, Albany, and all points east of Altamont — Turn left on the \Thruway\ just be- fore entering the eastern part of the village. Watch for the large'sign at the left, reading: \Altamont Re- gional Fair - Parking.\ . . From all points west and northwest of Altamont — After reaching Main Street, drive directly east on Main Street, through the entire village to the eastern boundary; watch for the \Thruway\ sign on the EIGHT (it is obscured by frees until' the last 100 feet or so). From Slingerlands, Delmar, Clarksville, New Sa- lem, Y.oorheesville, etc. — Leave Voorheesville by the Army Depot road (concrete) arid approach Altamont on Route 146 from the east; watch for the \Thru- way\ .sign on the left. OR — from Voorheesville lake the macadam road at the foot of the mountain and approach Altamont from the south. When about l l /% miles from the village, turn RIGHT on Brandle Road (see sign), cross the D. & H. Railroad (grade crossing), continue north along Brandle Road, and enter the Fair grounds at the new foair-lane entrance. ALTAMONT PRESENTS ITS PROGRAM AT SUNFLOWER FAIR'; 64TH EXPOSITION SET TO SMASH LOCAL FAIR PUTS ON WORK YOUNG PEOPLE VOTERS OF TOWN OFGUILDERLAND OK BINGO, 3 TO 1 GniMerland AM Courses Open Sept. 9 Charles Ciaccio, director of adult education and adult services, of fee Guilderland Central school, has an- nounced that registration for the, fall term will begin Tuesday, Sept 9; Wednesday, Sept. 10, and Thursday,' Sept. 11. \ Almejlh/fhe Altamont. Regional I It's \bingo\, by ;more than. 3 to-1 . . - ,.« . . . •_ _, —r~ — Registration hours will be take a different route around the f rom 9 a. m. to 5 p m. and 7 to 9 grounds on the new walks and pavements. The Albany, Schenectady, Greene County Fair, at-' Altamont opens next Monday rioon for one p. m. Registrations may be made by telephone. The courses offered are: Tuesday — Male chorus, welding. Wednesday — Local history, con- ^^^Sc^ • fUn - ™T versational Spanish, mathematics, ttlLJ^l ?^T S ¥ e & 1 ?-? n ^ ed ' Americanization, woodworking, oils Sh^nT^ ™w #£ rtto £ I ?° rSe a\ 3 water col ° rs - bookkeeping typ- o^ Racetmclc l£rk on We^nesdav m& pubUc s P eakin & Am ^ 1 ^~ HTSS/^ ^^H'ciuo,^ be ™ ~ s - , . riding horse show jn the same ring ' Thursday — Rug hooking, con- on Saturday afternoon. ,Versational French, early American Two hus-e seating amas am «n OT , decorating, shorthand, discussions in to the pub!ifnXfnew 120-Toot T^ ^^ e^^' *?™ long covered lounge aria outside teaming advanced ceramics, doth* the new 4-H Club Center and in ^g construction, the grandstand which never closes I The following courses will be and is always free, Followiiig the available to clubs and community Joie Chitwood auto thrill show on groups by special arrangement: Monday night, * the continuous Community dramatics, speakers grandstand performances will fea- bureau, parliamentary procedures, ture the Martin'\CiiS!ij$. Revue, the I rrile adult services division an- Stars of Tomorrow amateur talent Bounces the following instructional shows, Grange square dancing con- periods which are not state aidable: tests and other continuous free en- I Wednesday evenings: Home bar- tertainment every afternoon and bering, physical education for wo- men, group dancing, beauty before 20. Wednesday afternoons: Beauty before 20, a course specificially de- signed for girls. Thursday evenings there will be golf instructions. 'If' there are additional courses residents of the district are interest- ed in, please call the Guilderland Central High school. evening. IH Field Demonstration At Cobleskill Aug. IS Dealers and customers of the In- ternational Harvester Company are invited to step into a new world Of power on. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the big IH Field Demonstration\ at the New York State Agricultural Col- lege in Cobleskill. ':.-. \* This demonstration is sponsor- ed by the' International, Harvester Co. and these local dealers: Jared Van Wagehen &^ Son, Cobleskill; River Implement Co| Middleburgh, and Howard L. Gage, Inc., Alta- mont. It's an exciting' exhibit of all that's new from IH . . , ail at once.. The dealers listed above would like you to be'their gueist,.. They will show you the great new line of Farmall and International trac- tors « from the Cub.to,the mighty 6-cylinder 560. You'll have an op- portunity to drive th&n in the field. And you'll see new plows, balers, choppers, combines, . tillage tools, planters, cultivators . .,• « on the State College's demonstration farm at Cobleskill. Join your neighbors and be the first to see all that's new, all at once at the bg m Field Demon- stration. Declare a holiday and go! Remember - Tuesday Aug. 19th, from 10 a. to 7:30 p7m., at the New York State.Agricultural Col- lege, Cobleskill. • >• The resolved mind~h3as no cares. —George Herbert. Amateur Show Sept. 20 Anyone who is interested in hav- ing a good time, either as a per- former or a spectator, come to the amateur variety show at the Alta-- mont Elementary school Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7:45 p. m. The show is sponsored by Ladies' Auxiliary to Boyd Hilton Post 7062, VFW, Alta- mont. All \would be\ performers (both young and old) please contact Mrs. Charles Mattice at UNion 1-8753, or Mrs. Edward Gaige, UNion 1-8151, as soon as possible. You will be informed of the time of audition date when you call. Your cooperation is requested to make this affair a suc- cess. _.JteAalnmeiiF' : 1 pf6g^ffiB&v : £B& emphasis of the annual insti in/centers on the work of ._igf people; chiefly members of tfi§r4-H clubs in Albany, Schenec- ta^r and Greene counties. ,'tJearly 500 boys and girls will Inter their competitive exhibits in ^departments of the 4-H club snow. They not only will be p§mpt from payment of entry fees fukthrey will compete for approxi- Mtiely one-third of the $15,000 the SjpEiower Fair offers, to its win- nj|g exhibitors. Almost anyone c|H enter almost anything in the offier prize competitions but the 4|ff. show is restricted to members. .yThey will ride their horses in the .show ring, maneuver tractors with agflity of veterans, proudly dis- Pl|y their cattle in the day-night ;£i|§na, show thehc vegetables, fores- tjJ3j products, honey, poultry, flo- Wfirs, dresses, foods, sheep, swine, h|to they improved their rooms. *ej?t record books, prevented fires, give demonstrations in agricultural attd.homemaking fields, take part ifr. club exhibits and display their Handicraft and progress in the study of insects. A new 4-H Center is nearing Completion at the fairgrounds. It wfll be dedicated next week, taking its -place among the three buildings devoted to Capital District youth. 4rH. club funds and 4-H club labor helped construct the Center which replaces two razed buildings. Superintendents of the 4-H show are Paul W. Thayer for Albany county, Robert Tousy for Greene county, and Florence H Thayer for Schenectady county. The. Altamont Sunflower Fair bows in Monday, Altamont and Autojlrill Show Day. Tuesday and Friday are Young America Days when many of the 65,000 in- wted children will attend as guests. The,fair will be in full progress un- til-Saturday night, Aug. 23. Trail Ride Tomorrow Brown Wins Prize William E. Brown of Altamont, owner of Brown's Piano (and Organ) Mart, Albany, won first prize in the eastern sales contest Sponsored by the Thomas Organ Co. The prize is a trip for two to Ber- muda. He and Mrs. Brown will Mrs. Anthony Vincent was hostess W the monthly meeting of Sunset Gorral at her home Aug. 6. Nine- teen, members and four guests had * pleasant evening examining Mrs. yiijeeht's new barn, discussing club business and local horse activities, then 1 viewing movies and slides. The largest and most varied fair ever put together at Altamont will open its prolific program at noon Monday (August 18) in a riot of color in which huge replicas of its new symbol — the Sunflower — will predominate. From the Joie Chitwood auto daredevil show on Mon- day night, featuring a lady stunt driver, through the en- tire week with its continuous free grandstand shows, day and night judging of cattle, horse shows in a new ring, a featured Farm Animal Zoo in charge of the Granges of Albany, Schenectady and Greene counties, a brand new 4-H Club Center and a long, covered picnic pavilion, un^ usual Home Demonstration displays, a nightly record hop on a 200-foot tented dance floor, a wildlife show, an aug- mented circus midway and many other attractions — the 1958 Sunflower Fair is bidding for a new attendance re- cord in excess of 100,000. Shimmering color will greet- visi- tors from the junction of Fair Thru- way and Route 146 Until they de- part from the big show. Gold and brown simulated sunflowers, some of them measuring 12 feet across^ will line Fair Thruway and greet fairgoers at the main gate. Others have also been erected at the Grand St. gate in Altamont Even the aluminum sided, valance lighted cash register booths at all gates are in pleasing pastel colors, a theme which carries throughout the grounds and is highlighted in the \Through the Years\ Flower Show. Because of its School Science Fair, the big 4-H Club Center, the youth, farm and home shows, an enormous array of instructional displays to balance the great amusement area, the Altamont Sunflower Fair has mailed 130,000 complimentary^ tic- kets to 65,000 school pupils in its three primary counties. Those pass- es are good.only on Tuesday and Friday, Young America Days. Designation of other days are: Monday, Altamont-fJay; Wednesday, occes , rD(rjf , %B8r*8WH)n(ro!!3K^ With Chitwood Show Bobbie Collier, dynamic Holly- wood stunt girl pictured above, now under contract to a major film.- s^diq,,-,wUl make her first to the voters flirPrimar* Day _p»™s m Ajamfljer of automotive . Q^^^™ Balloting on the new ordinance I Joie Chitwood Auto Daredevils at raddi&6&-''0^m^0^^^0if^aS^S, featured Primary Day in the town. ^ Altamont Regional Fair Mon* /which wilt j^*ln''5f»^g|^' : 'evely With incomplete returns and more d A lg g / day ft.^ noon uH^f'.R; K ' than 1,300 votes cast, the margin/ *' B ' ° e ' • -- • •' •'-•' •- - ' •• was clear-cut, Supervisor John E. King said. The ordinance, adopted by the Town Board July 1, will be effec- tive Sept 1. . GOP Committee Picked Town residents also picked 44 committeemen delegates. By dis- tricts, the GOP committeemen el- ected are: District 1— William Embler and John Feldmann; 2—George Bigs- bee and Gordon Crounse; 3—Jo- seph Bank and Leon Van Wor- mer; i —David Cowan and John Armstrong; 5—Joseph Gilmore and Edward McDonough. District 6—Millard Severson and Frank Williams; 7—William Lei- bert and Mrs. H. W. Reynolds Jr.; 8—Milo Clark and Milford Beck- er; 9—James Martinetti and Mrs. J. G. Keller; 10—Frank Cropsey and Regina Ross; 11—Walter Cle- ment and Leonard Lindahl. Democratic Choices Democratic committeemen elect- ed are: District 1—Ed Ray and James Sumner; 2—DeWald Schaadt and Kenneth Murphy; 3—J. B. Hawes, town organization chairman, and Keliogg Mitchell; 4—Stuart Rom- bough and John Van Eck; 5— Llovd Gray and Albert Folke. District 6—Lyman Hanes and Albert Marion; 7—Ed Hennessey and William Dorn; 8—Thomas Ma- honey and Louis Camevale; 9— J. E. Clas and Clifford Wormer; 10—John Van Auken and Wallace Crary; 11—Michael Antelak and Harry Cummings. At Sacandaga Theatre Marilyn Ross, dazzling television and night club singer, will perform the leading role in Cole Porter's all- time great musical comedy, \Any- thing Goes,\ which begins a two- week engagement at the Sacandaga Summer Theatre on Aug^ 18 and continues through Aug. 30. \Anything Goes\ will have Wed- nesday and Saturday matinee per- formances at 2:30, with a special Mrs. Anthony Delorenzo read an- nouncements of horse shows to be held during August at Altamont Ballston Spa, Chatham, Cobleskill 8h3 East Greenbush. Several long \traiil rides in Pennsylvania were dis- cussed. Two members plan to par- ticipate in a ride near Stroudsburg, R a^, Aug. 15-17. Plans were made for another trail ^de. and picnic in the Helderbergs Auk* 16 as the m&mdy club ac- tivity. The trail wSHJie routed by Mrs, Delorenzo. MrsrGladys Miller *m'd Mrs. George Ehrsam, to in- clude a lunch stop and return along a different trail. Joseph Dolan snowed movies of ares riding activities. Thomas Delor- _ Sunday evening performance Aug. make the trip. , _ t1 -.- — . & — — ... Brown's Piano (and Organ) Mart enzo showed slides photographed by is' exhibiting a line of organs at the Charles Stahl at recent horse shows Altamont Fair again next week, and th e two-day trail ride at Oak Plan to attend. (Hul 24. Reservations for all productions may be made by calling Northville, WAverly 5-2385 or 5-2395. Horse Show Aug. 16-17 The Greenbush Junior Chamber of Commerce will hold its 3rd annual horse show Aug. 16 and 17 at Woods Field, Clinton Heights, East Green- bush. The two-day affair will have 50 events and will start at 9:30 a. m. Over 200 horses from all over the East will compete. Dave Thomas, show chairman, announced that a ten-horse Palomino square- dance team will, perform at the event which is sanctioned by the American Horse Show association. Auto ThrUI Sbow To Feature Stunt Girl Bobbie Coliier, 24 year old Holly- wood stunt girl, who has doubled for many of filmland's leading act- resses, will appear for the first time in this area with the new 1958 edi- tion of Joie Chitwood's World's Champion Auto Dardevils at the Al- tamont Regional Fair, Monday night Aug. 18, at 8:15 o'clock. Miss Collier, who makes her home in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, when not performing before the cameras, is now under contract to a major studio and is currently on a four-month leave of absence to tour with the Chitwood thrill troupe. \Bobbie\ can hold her own, ac- cording to Chitwood himself, with many of the top male stunt stars. She is the only female performer in the stunt show business today who completely demolishes a stock sedan in the dangerous and pulse-pounding \crash\ roll-over end-for-end. She will also perform in the dif- ficult \Roman Stands,\ riding on top of a speeding car as it is sent at a fast rate of speed over ele- vated rampways. The Hollywood stunt girl will also entertain the fans with a baton-twirling exhibition on toD of a moving automobile. Betty Starr, another new female member of the Chitwood motor maniacs, and a close friend of Miss As an added attraction at the Al- bany County Artificial Breeders Co- operative, display, a month-old Angus calf will .be given away. Leonard Palmer, associate county agent, said the calf was purchased from Bar- ber Brothers, Clarksville. The dis- play itself is unusual, Mr. Palmer stated, and the calf give-away is in- tended to attract more attention to the exhibit. 4-H Clubs of the three primary counties of the Regional Fair again are allotted nearly $5,000 in prem- ium awards. Their show once more promises to be the most talked about feature on the fairgrounds. In addition to the interstate Horse Show on the lawn of Infield Park Wednesday and Thursday, the 4-H Club Horse Show .is' scheduled for the afternoon of Grange Day. Although the Sunflower Fair is the first Regional Fauv-in New York state, it traditionally honors Alta- mont oh its opening, day. Mayor Lloyd G. Briggs of Altamont and Rev. Henry T. McKnight, pastor of St John's Lutheran church, will par- ticipate in the opening ceremonies at jhe grandstand at 8 o'clock Monday night. Another tradition is the rais- ing of the colors to Ihe top of the flagpole in Infield Park. The Armed Services will provide a color guard for the occasion. Immediately after the address by Mayor Briggs at the grandstand, the Joie Chitwood troupe of auto stunt men — plus the lady \hell driver\ — will take over the /program. All seats in the graridstatiid will be free on a first come, first served basis with no admission charged other than the entrance fefe. of one dollar to the fairgrounds. . Manager Stuart Collier, will also perform in the show, attempting the hazardous | T. Rombough said that' no~other fair \human battering ram\ thriller in has yet been able to duplicate this which she drapes her body over the,bargain offer. hood of a car and permits herself to be driven through a flaming fire- wall.- • A description of the thrills which await the Monday., night crowd is contained in another article in this The featured attraction, however, paper as well as details on the Al of the Chitwood thrill cavalcade, is Martin circus revue to be presented the spectacular ramp-to-ramp leap every afternoon and evening, also of a new 1958 Chevrolet from a take-off rampway to a receiving platform, a record-shattering dis- tance of 85 feet. A discarded windshield makes window-washing easy. Bowling Group To Meet Bob Gemberling, secretary and treasurer of the Altamont Business Men's Bowling League, has an- nounced the annual meeting and election of officers will take place Monday, Aug. 25, at 8 p. m. at the Altamont Recreation Alleys. Persons interested in joining the league are invited to attend the session. Refreshments will be served following the meeting, The real key to America's fu- ture timber supply lies in the hands of the one ou,t 'of every ten families who f c>wn 'small forests. Mbrq than 'one-irM^ot the, nation's 'tiniber lahds\. wiper are !m.\;Jn^.'t^pfs 1 ' owned :bj? people . not.^l^g^iefe-iptis^iegsv' \ \'\ m lul r»l ' : \I without additional, charge for grand- stand seats. The grandstand program generally calls for almost continuous perform- ances every afternoon and night be- ginning with the matinee on Tues- day. The stage acts; feature un- usual attractions climaxed ty the high-act thriller, .'. .'-^tty Potter's Stars j ot Tomorrow :»niateur talent show is scheduled if#^4:30 and 6 o'clock, the Grange ^JUare dancers at 7 o'clock and' thi; revue again at 8 o'clock each; nighfc In keeping with- Schenectady: Day traditibn,' the al^^^alj.cwnTttiiittee of the Schenectady. CfcihiDer. of Commerce will tnep^ Von {me fair-i grounds for lunch;, wd ia complete- tour of the faift ; Atvthe ;speciaT evening ceremonies;'tlie Gnainber SI. Commerce will -p'fes&hfc\ ^^SL J6&P awards. . Tb4 ,4rftf jf*-\\\ 1 *^ couiity also. \M winning liveitg •'/'. tf 1 *^,<M»;a^*it^'*»*S**^ ,' «-^'- w «*^^>'^ l ^*«^*^''-'***N^\tf-*#^

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