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VOL 107—NO. 47 aad FOBT THE GREENWICH JOURNAL, i^EDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 4 ,IMS So A COPY For Local School Is Announced School W ill Open Seplem- • ber 6 —Additional Grade Classes Will lie Held This Year. W . Fort Edward Centennial Observance Opens Sunday for Nine-Day Program Variety of Events Planned to be Climaxed Labor Day—Celer Irating Chartering' of the Village. - • Appropriate ceremonies in. Under­ wood park in Fort Edward* Sunday, Augitst 28, will launch one of the most gigaiitic celebrations in that commuB- Ity’s history in, observance of the hundreth anniversaiy of the charter­ ing of the village of Fort Edward. Three will; be_four, Jfrid possibly A nine-day proKrain of assortedso- five, new members on tlie Greenwich! « a l. community and athletic events central school faculty when school i 'Will be ehmaxed lLabpr day, Septem- convenes September 6 , and when a jber 5, by drumeorps competition, fire- staff of more than forty teachers will, manic exhibitions, a band concert, report along with about 900 students , street dance and a gigantic parade, to begin the 1949-50 school year. Bugle and drum corps, fire companies School will begin at 1 o’clock the o p - and «ther organisations throughout eniiig day, when students will report, the slate wtll jo m in the festivities for registration and s h o r t - p e r i o d [honoring the village which was char- classes will be held. The next day jtered August 28, 1848. regular morning and afternoon clas- Pl<™s which have been m the roak- ses will begin. William Hendron letums as super­ vising principal of the Greenwich central school district, and Edgar F. Snyder as guidance coonseiloi'. The faculty members are: Miss Patricia Burkin, art. John Sherin, Miss Eileen Moody, commerce. Mrs. Emily Weaver, Miss Barbara Harlow, Miss Winogene Cromie, Eng­ lish. Miss Agnes Webster, foreilJB lan­ guage. Miss Audrey Tindale, home econom­ ics .1 Berton TiHotson, agriculture and industrial arts. Miss Doretta Voight, library. N. Gifford WellingyMrej. Ruth Croz­ ier, mathematics. W. Earl Sauerwein, Sigurd Rascher, Mrs. Laura Bactens. music. George Jackson, Miss Hannah Lar- mon, physical education. Herbert Bailey, Mi?. Mary B. Scul­ ly, sciences. Mrs. Loretta Hughes, Mcs. Bertha Edgerton, social studies. Elementary Teachers. Miss Bertha Briggrs, Sirs. Marguer­ ite Hunt, grade 6 . Miss Alice Tighe, Mrs. Hannah Kipp, grade 5. Mrs. Lillian Petteys, Mrs. Elizabeth Barber, grade 1 Miss Marion Keegan, Miss Irene liupdbcr#, .grade 3. Miss Louise Coulter, Mrs. Audrey Ringer, grade 2. Miss Esther Ryder, Mrs. Florence Youmans. grade J.. ... » , Miss Jane Giiinoy, kindergarten. Rural S?cliools Barkers Grove. Mrs. Mary t o t a l ­ ing. Easton Easton ette. . • ? Middle Falls, Miss Ora Waters, Mrs. Ella Quinn. Bald Mountain. Mrs. Bessie Hillman. Cossaj^ina, Mrs. Helen I.ightbody. The new members of the faculty are Mrs. Baetens, Miss I^armon, Mrs. Hunt and Mrs. Kipp Mrs. Raetens, ing since early test winter, reached their completion recently with the re­ lease, of the entire nine day program by tlae. Fort Edward centennial cor­ poration. Outstanding among the fif­ teen-odd events which comprise the agenda are the old-time minstrel show which will he presented Sep­ tember 1 and 2, the Jane McCrea Garden club flower show on August 30, tbe observance of military day. September 3, the opening of the Patt Smytih house, oldest building in Wash­ ington county from 2 until 5 o’clock daily, and the gymkhana which will be held September 4. •Dean Harry J, Carman, of Columbia college will deliver the centennial his­ torical address on Saturday, Septem­ ber 3. James F. Malin, secretary-treasurer,. >e&mal -corpo|'ation, has sued invitations to 20 ft. communities, as well a s to more than 1 50 municipal, and high school bands and drum corps, urging them to participate in the La-- bor day parade. A sum of nearly $1,600 has been offered in prizes for the Various events which will fea­ ture the September 5 celebration, Almost $600 alone is being invested in the parade, including $50 each for the best appearing visiting unit, the largest visiting unit, and- the unit traveling the longest distance. The same prizes will be awarded the vis­ iting hose companies. Seventy-five dollars will go to the best appearing band, $50 for second prize and §25 for third. Among the horsemen, first prize of $10 will be presented to the best appearing lady, gentleman and child riders with §5 as second prize. Five prizes of $5 to 525 will be o f ­ fered to the best appearing floats in the parade. Prizes totaling ■ $525 will be at stake in the open competi­ tion for junior drum and bugle corps to be conducted according to the American Legion department of New (Continued on page 2 ) jPdlio in District Up to 144 Cases Diefendorf Says jHudson PaUs Is Hardest Hit With 33 Cases—Consider * Closing- Schools. •' r *’ 1 I . - ; Many new cases of infantile paraly­ sis in_tthe. Glens Fallsi district have been “Reported which has brought ifee total trrfct si to date to 144 hi this dis- AUergy to Black Top Materials Slops Completion of 400 feet of River Road Request Made by R a ljh iKoester for Stoppage of Work in front &f Tred Flattey Home—Expect Sta»te Decision Soon, ’ The finishing of a. 40(kfo»t strip of the'ili'ver road In front a t the F red Flatley lioane in Easton lias been stopped fo r the present oai the; re­ quest of th« Flatleys, and theirson- in-law, Ralph Koesfer, to thesfcatk de­ partment of public works. • Tlte basis for unusual request is that lira. Koe- ster, the foi-rner Mary Flattey, lias an Edgingtpn Awarded State Scholarship with Top Score o f Ten in County Cambridge Has Three Winners—Ten Awards Given in This County. Comers. Mrs. May Scott. Station, Miss Bertha Gav- whose home is in Hudson Falls, will, teach stringed instruments and con duct the orchestra. William Edgington of Greenwich, valedictorian of tile 1949 graduating class of the central school last June, has been awarded a state university scholarship. Edgington was one of ten in this county to win a scholarship and lae led the others, with the high­ est score, 371.66. Thomas H. McCabe of Cambridge, valedictorian of the central school there in the June graduating class, was second on the* list, scoring 370J3. BlcCa.be was also awarded a Cornell scholarship. Cambridge had two other state scholarship winners, Joan C. Bell and Gail A. Gorman. Whitehall had three winners, Mar­ ilyn 1. Parker. Moalca T. Murphy and Gertrude E. Snoddy. Others who re­ ceived scholarships are Anna E. Glas- | ier amd Edwin B. Hicks of Granville land John H. Winesard of Hudson. Falls. The university scholarships cntitb the holders to $175 per term for eight terras of college, while attending any i approved college in New York state. ■s cu „ __ Students competing for these award of Ithaca college and has b e e n T t t c n d - ' a day and a half examination r *■ J , . . last spring given by the state, ing summer school there this yearr i Tournam ent News And a H ole in One It is a battle between Graham Blandy III and Edward Clark for the presidents cup and the cham­ pionship at the Battcnkill countrv club, the elimination tournament hav­ ing been completed to the final play­ off. In the second round Blandy defeat­ ed Christie Lyttle, Whiteside won from Mesick, d a r k from Bill Lyttle and Garrett from Foster. Blundy then want on to defeat Whiteside nnd Clark won from Garrett to go into the finals. C. Lyttle took tho championship In the handicap tournament recently Completed, defeating DePalo for this honor. In tho women’s handicap there are stilly some first-round games to played and theKTtTgoTfers ijrtrtis' to play these matches as soon a s ’pos- l sfble so the tournament may con- * tinue and bo completed. I Last week a hole-in-one was re- Diefepdorf, _ ____ , ____ _________ . eer, announces. j hiad such a m atter to decide and Washington coanty has the largest; it >s »pvv being studied in Albany be- pumber of cases,'70, the majority of i f0*-? final decision is made; bat r t is them in the Hudson Falls-Fort Ed- unofficially believed that some ar- ward section. There have been 33 , range-ments can'he made t» complete cases reported in Hudson Falls, 21 in this piece o f road with a Wtuijiinous Fort Edward, five in Comstock and ! top, as is tiie rest of the Raver road, eleven scattered throughout the coun-; The construction company has left ty. j the space wf 400 feet in if rout of the There have been 58 cases in War- Flatley liorne with only tlie gravel ren county, 33, of them in Gleps Falls, hasp tmtfl tlie decision is reached, 'and five in Cleverdalc, one in Lake George J In the meantime black toj» is being and 20 scattered. ■ applied to the road beyond *ha.t farm. Saratoga county has had only 15 i This piccc o>f unfinished highway is lo- eases, six in South Glens Falls a n d ; cated 200 feet either side of the ten scattered. { Flatleys en a slight curve. 'There has been some agitation in t Washington county higlrwajy offic- Hudson Falls and Glens Falls to dc- ; ials were not notified of the Flatley’s lay tne opening of schools because: request until recently and since that of the disease. Ira Hudson Falls three j time they have been in conference doctors, John L. BlcCann, Clarence V. with the department of puiilic works Latimer and Milton J. Greenburg, and the federal bureau in Albany, have submitted a communication to County Highway Superintendent the village board of trustees asking * Ralph McKernon has had several con- that the opening nf schools there he * . . . deferred until tho epidemic in the vil- i large subsides. j Junior Fair Postponed The communication pointed out that ‘ _ . . “ Hudson Falls is far in the lead in 1 U n t i l l o i t e r i n A lltlX n ill number of cases of polio per 1,000 n jr n l* persons in the villages and towns o£ • l* e c a U S € O I rO l l O t j a s e s the state.” The communication has I -------- been referred to the board of educa- * Young Pcwple of County Will Not tion and the boar<l will meet Septem-- ber 1 to decide oci the opening date. J Show Until Fall—State Ffcir In Glens Falls tlie superintendent! j- ExJiibhs Due Now. of schools said that school authorities ! would be “guided bv the medical peo- ■ plo\ in deciding whether to delay the j opening of schools. i Dr. Hiefcndorf has voiced the opin­ ion that it Is better for children to he in school where neirses could maintain *a watch for any signs of polio than to be congregating amd playing together outside of school. He expessed the hope that the epidemic will have sub- i sided by the time school reopens. ferences with sta-te and federal men oil this problem, amd Friday Mr. Mc­ Kernon, and Siipemrisors Oscar Borden of Easton and William J. Reid of Fort Edward and Lloyd Friday, county as­ sistant engineer »f the state depart­ ment of toglwajrs, spent the day in Albany conferring on the matter. : The River road is being constructed with funds alloted by the federal gov­ ernment; the construction is being: done through supervision of the state department of public works, and on completion the road is to be turned over to Washingtnn county for main­ tenance, so all tha'ee branches of gov­ ernment are interested in it and must aet in a question of this kind. ; Inhere is apparently no. precedent for a request of this kind, and so be­ fore a decision is announced careful consideration as being given all phases of the matter. I t is understood that Mrs. Koester, who is subject to se­ vere allergies, from various sources, has been staying in a trailer on the Flatley farm, soreie distance from the highway, during the construction of the River road. ■ • Mr. McKernon and other county of­ ficials interested 5n this highway, are doing everything possible for an ear­ ly and favorable- decision from Al­ bany which will make it possible to complete the entire road with the same black top surface. M a j o r t M I M e s , May be Mergered The juniwr Washington county fair, which was scheduled to be h«ld the first part of September a t the old fair jrrounds between Fort Edward and Hudson Falls, has been postponed until later an the fall. Tho postpone­ ment is rernde because there ha we been several cases of polio in that section »f the cuuiaty and the fair ne*T 8 onnel wish to rusi no risk of endangering the health o f any exhibitors or guests of the fair.. ^ The fa»ir is sponsored 1>F Oie 4-H clubs. Future Farmers of Amcrica and juvenile granges of the comnty, and A tentative approval of plans to dissolve the Miacara Hudson Power [ lias been most successful in p a s t years. » » .T Z « - > thrco.rh, d.u. r . r h o l d l ^ i t tto — .— j ------- — »..j— nutumn vwila l>e arranged by tlae com­ mittor in charcc of the fair. Centennial Picnic at East Greenwich Church T h ree-D iuy O b s e r v a n c e H e ld T h is P a s t W e e k S a d O v e r 275 a t Serwi&e. there this year.! Miss Larmon, whtise liume is in Bald Mountain, is a graduate of Greenwich central school and Russell Sage col­ lege. She will have charge of the girls physical education, the cheer­ leaders and the leaders club. Mis. Hunt and Mrs. Kipp both' taught in Caml'i idge la>t vear._ Mrs. Hunt, who »iil have one section o f thr ixth griiil« , U finm Clarks Mills, and Mrs ki[>i>. who « ill t^arh a sec tion of the fifth cta.h . live, in (irecn wich. i Mrs. ^ti** ‘A*’! l.avt a scr f....:1,!. t:rat’r. ha. ta'jght in the BattenvPIc «rhno1. hut this school hw* on f lii^f^l and 'hr will l>< in thr rria'n >srh>w'l It was |i!ar.nt'<| that a ^erond art tearhi-r won!.I (m- cngaee<l this year to trarh «rt in thr rlrmi’nlarv grades and Mi Hendn.n ha- brrn making ef- f<>rts to find one qualified for the po­ sition He has not yet secured a teach 4 er but hopes to have one before school opens. Increase in Grades : This year for the first time there will be two sections of grades from the kindeigarten through the sixth. The increase in school attendance has made this imperative and the comple­ tion of the new addition now* provides the needed space. The addition will he ready for use when school opens and in this building* there will be two sections of grade* one and one section of grade two on the first floor, as well as a storage room which will be nsed for bdoks. On the second floor there will be two high school rlas^ rooms and the home economics department. There is also a storage room in the basement. ; School Open Nest Week i Next week Monday through Fri­ day from 9 a.m. to S p.m. Mr. Sny-. fier will he in ^ office to ; afternoon at the centennial picnic ga- parents and students on any scnooi , _ .- . .7 matters. Pupils who wish to change! thermg at the East Greenwich United their Schedule? for the year or new j Presbyterian church and shows many students entering the system for the ^ those who took part in that three- first time, are asked to make the. ne- «3ay observance. Some of the people cessary arrangements; \vith Mr. any- did not' g$Jt before the camera's eye, der next week. , . , but .this is the larger share of those Last spring most of the kinder- pr^eht; It is difficult to name the j Third row: Mrs.George Fitch, Eli/, garten pupils were registered at the . people by rows as on the left they abeth Fitch, 'William Martin, Joyce school, but any parents who failed to are rather closely grouped, but the Maxwell, Mrs. JoKn Cowan, Rev. Boyd enroU their children, especially those names are given here by rows as Kilough, Mrs. Clarence Cable, Ogta in the rural area, are asked to do so near|y as possible ahd readers should Tohnseu. Mrs. Boyd Kttough, Betty Vnfnm iKo CpTinflil hnPnUlS'. All 116W ' Ijg qI )}0 tO pick OlG foiliS* \Rlsi/*!? / ’out tTononM TMVe* t7riir. bouse, 16. of Middle Falls took a nine ™ J orv subs.diar.es, includmg the iron nnd lifted a ball from the first ' Ncvv York Power ®n,d I'>ftht corpora- tee 120 yards into the hole. John it,on w.as announced last week by the Zoller was with Don at the time and ^cunties .and occhange commission saw the feat accomplished. , ,other major subsidiaries of __ ______ _ ___ tne holding company involved are the 1 • t o, 11 1 - j I Central New Yorl< Power corporation Imperial Strike Ends. Syrnru«,e nnc] the Buffalo Niagara A strike involving 400 employes of Electric corporation, the Imperial Paper and Color cor- j The three subsidiaries will he poration, which began July 8 , ended jmeiged and the holding company, the I Monday with the workers returning Niagara Hudson I to the plant.. [will be dissolved. Younc people in the couisty are still planning to exhibit at th* state fair m Syrawuse, and those wdslhing to do so should notify the 4-H oflace. Power corporation Many Take Part in O n ten niai Program At East Greenwich Walter J. Coiiser Advanced to Rank Of Major in Army Major Walter J . Couser Jr., oldest si>n o f Sir. and DIrs. Walter J. Cou­ ser Sr. of Greenwich, was recently promoted to the rank of m a jor. a t Mather air forcc base, Sacramento, California. Major ('ouser was born in Greenwich December 1 , 1918, and graduated from the Greenwich high school in June, 1937. Tin- Iva-t L I Mi, I thi' n, !i J. ». i Giernwich T’naterl Prr\: i.ijtch rcntrnnial i»ii>ei\ii.M'. lia>-t week end. was larjrely ! v nnmbeT>. of that, fomreiun •f H.. Arg>!r p:r.-hytrrv a nc“ii i.- ah*.l fin ui<r - i.ioi nw irh. The <i'nstf’isni.»l morning «rew He joined the regular armv in Jan­ uary. 1938. and was assigned to the signal corps *t Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. (;radnal»d from officer^ training school there in 1041, he later transferred to ^ho air force and trained and prrac^uated t a s a bomba- dier-navigator at Alhunjuerque, New Mexim, in 1t-44. f He <)ervo«J tN* l%fh in Italy and r«’.(■: u-<! . pr r Pea i T TT . r *■ ■ frtnr * p !u<t E T f> nl'l'on ■. •*>i f■ t r thr purpU ' ii -. it R e r c n t K (■■<• .Hi' . ...................... :... forrf» 'iir t . ■ a T’Ti .tr > and air ■r..r d .s f r < r f, (.*1 H ! iti r i ' n « i r h . T h e <ensteisni.»l j f^rce M ivi> ( S.iji<l,iv m o r n i n g «rew th e . ,{'r ' ' iv,',l a i u ' r - t a'.in ion<when m o r e th a n 2 ?.r> ; r f>|rt \< r r.' I>e< ple attended the service and Jill ! 1 ■’’ * !«-trive<l communion. ! , ,aJ*'r 1 \\ ~ The c<- lc;,Hati«»i. which irearked the - ' luflth ai.r.iuersarv of the fmrming of '.he Kast <ireenwnh United S’resbyter lan church, opened Friday evening j ivith ap historical and missical pro­ gram. Miss Mary T. Maxwell of the congregatio-n gave a most interesting history of the church, a condensation jf which is printed elsewhere in this paper. Miss Maxwell had devoted considerable time to preparation of the history of the church arid i t is ex­ pected that this history will be pub­ lished in pamphlet form soon. KevC George Murdock and He-y. T . H. .Vkland, bot.h fomer East (Greenwich !n F- I lMr< H.- t S, i- \V ! Falls, and (Vw, dayghtei lh ' Ii instructor in New London a 40 - ....... M.-U'- i.: M ; A;r I irv. f* 17. hp o ,i m- ’i • . .IT ,i i r , ap T’. ■ >!•■■* Ti ’im a n •r ii ■. i !ii• ii,tut .. .......... I Mis, Mil - D i'll -1 '• r of Mr and <>>,, • .mi i of Middle have a son and i, I'hor, Rodney, is an, «u 1 ,marin« e school at rrnnn., and recently completed seven year- in that serv­ ice and signer! fmr thrm more years. Major rViitser al« n h:m a sister, Mrs. F. J. Beadle, and a brother. Dingin':, of Greenwich. This picture vras taken Saturday ter, Mrs. David McGuire, Rev. ani- Mrs, George Murdock, Mrs. John Skellie, Ashton Maxwell, John, Skel- lie, Mrs. Walter Skellie, Walter Skel­ lie, Mrs. “William E. .McMornsy Mrs. Horace Sather, Mrs. Robert Murdoek Mrs. Harvey Philips, Rev. Harvey before .the school opening, pupils should present their birth cer- ' tificates or other proof o f age. .Black, Mrs. Carl Hansen, Mrs. £uvi,Rev First ro^;,. left to right: Rev. Jo- ^ a tp ji'J^cflttj/ltfrs.^after' Motigspft, seph Cogdell, R J . Maxwell, Mrs This year all kindergarten children John McWhortei, ‘Mrs. Dora Fergu from th^ country will attend, classes^son^ Mre. Marj’ Kichards, Mrs Eliza in the morning and be taken home a t beth Whitaker, Mr. and Mrs. William noon by Bus. The village hegmners^■[ McM«rris, lift.. Samuel McCo.mh, %ill attend in the afternoon, and he-^ Clarence Cable, Rev. B. F. Myers, Rev,, cause of the large rural enrollment!*^ Howard Aklan«d. in the kindergarten, it will h<» impos-' Second row: William E. Morrison, sihle to take any village children for rjjaries Maxwell Mrs. Helmer Thy- U te m o tn ia g se^ipsi. I gesen, K B* F - sad daugfc- „ , Elva Skellie, Norma McGuire, William E. McMorris* Jean Cpgdtell, Mrs. James Blanchard, Mrs. David Sawyer, Harold McMorris, Berjolot Abrahamson, Chailes Culstja* Mrs. Alf Thygesen ‘and Carl Thygesen. Br, George Fitch, Ret. Charles Brown, Ciirlton Fitch, Mrs. Earl Halgh, 'Mi’S. Charles’ Brourn, Mrs. Millet M c M o r r i s , Mary Max­ well, Mrs. Roy Hutchens, Robert R&d Tvith. Carroll Maxwell, Mrs; J* P.- Cogdell, Mrs. Louise Reid, Doris Mc- Murray, Gail Slieffieldj Mrs. Robert Reid,. Helen jVfcComb, M rs.. David McComb, Dorothy Skellie, W alter. Morrison. This row ends half way across the picture. , \kijst row: joJin ,Cpwan 4 Mrs. Cor- nelia Cowan, Marilyn Morrison, Dor­ othy Morrison, David McGuire with Peggy Claik. Ma-ilene Maxwell, Mrs.' Ralph Maxwell, Mrs. Norris Baker. Mr, and Mrs. F iank_McCleUan, Wil­ liam Philips. Donald Skellie, M b. resident?, stroke in reminiscent, veins, recalling th«ir childhood In tlie <harch. A letter from Miss Marfcaiei Mur­ dock, a missionary in Pakistaa from ihe church, was read. Rev. Pai*l Reynolds of North Ar Kyle liroi:ght greetings from the pres­ bytery and a message from the synod of New York was read. TI ies mes­ sage ^pole especially of tbte’ iounaber of missionaries East Greenwich has fent into the field. Mrs. Walter J. Skeliie spoke of the plans for the fu­ ture, which include new povws, and carpetinpg iat the auditorium slid: til­ ing in the vestibule. This 'svork is to ,be done this fail. a Mrs. IDavid J. McGuire: was in i^hai^e p i Friday evehing’^ program 'and introduced the speakers. Clar- ance Cable, minister of musac o f Nor­ walk Methodist, church, NTonralk, Coring played several organ selections during the program. _ . Saturday noon the .centennial pic­ nic was held, and the fail- weather b: ought put 175 guests for this, gath­ ering, which iiiciuded in addi'tion to Richard McGuire^ M argaret McMorris j lAe dinner, an opportunity fow vi^it Mrs. Charles Itolmes, Arthur Mc­ Morris, Richard McG uire' with his son Ricky, Charles Holmes with his son John,. Robert Murdock. In the window:/' William Philips, Kenneth Skellie, Wilma Skellie, Mrs. Ernest Skellie. ing and for sports, Sunday morning at the d-evotion service Rev. Milton Scptt of Union City, Ne-w Jersey, gave the a.nnrver- sa ry scrrnon, and Rev. Byron T5. My­ ers of Gci-lsville read the srripture aad gave tli^prayer and benediction. Argyle Man Pays Fine A n d C o t m l y f i r t s C a s h William L. Hwlcomh, 33, operator of filling station in Argyle was ar­ rested last week hy Trooper Joseph Sikora of the South Glens Falls zone h?'aH«|Uaiter, tin a i-liaige of possess­ ing a nickel sli>L inacbini'. Trooper Sikora .seized thu machine and took Holcomb before Justice of the Peace Allctt Skellie of Argyle where the defendant pleaded guilty and was fined §5. Justice of the Peace Skellie ordered the machine de-stroyed and $18.4() which i t contained turned over to the Washington counSy treasurer. Both men are. fo uner pa.stors. of the East Greenwich c-hurch. Rev. Joseph P. Cogdell, prescmt pa.-tor, opened the . service with the invocation, Mrs. Richard McGuire sang as a solo The lord’s Prayer. This service marked the conclusion of the centennial observance. During the three days' jjjiugraiii there were special exhibits in the church marking its century of iei'vicc, such as the old minute books, a lopv of the original' deed, early chu ich programs and newspaper^. The E a st Greenwich church has ;a membership of 12 . R people, and the present chiircJi bLiijding is the origi­ nal structure^ Avjiclv Was built 100 , years ago.

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