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The Greenwich journal and Fort Edward advertiser. (Greenwich, N.Y.) 1924-1969, July 27, 1967, Image 9

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\.V WZl?' ' fc^H >• ! § , / » 5 £w ^ . > , . ' ■ - ' 1 ,- ( 'fr , r _ j'fiis l*r. tM These arfe morelpost card pictures of MQd<dl» ^alls, one was loaned' to The Journal by Ilfs. Harold Morris of Middle Falls. It is ao longer a store, but the home of Jack Bruno. 1^;\’ • can identify four of the ftve people in thepicture* but isu?t siiuff who the small hoy is. The others are, from left to right, Art Ho®i|to, :Rita- Les­ son, Harold Morris, and Jolin Smith on the steps. • :,1vV',; • : ;* v* ' ii • | ; TH a to theJaecond *iid\flnal a r tic le b y Ralph E.iM yeis.Ste. telling of U s trip to. the West Coast thissunam e r.; r * S u n d a y , June 15.'W e'toured rthrougk Lasse» Volcanic n a ­ tional park. Ti|e*e a re some ex- ■tlnct volcanos here.; l $ i s -.park »was also blocked- by snow. We hM ttt in undfljr\ Lessen ■ peak, Lw&icH is i6 ,4 S r t.i« e t^ i^ ; Bum- 4p a s .mountain i s &,?$} feetl We w e n t through* ^Bunapiu#, Hell?\ The last eruptions vKre.in 1914 Jland 1015. Heretf*|ny t r e e s p e r e i|f|i ^buried to -h ip ■i-'tifeir.fijifjgllij, scajje .places tJjfi rotk and java 4s 20 feet deep, AJinVegeWoai -was killed there is: sonwj. new-'Vegetation Starting, but .» deso­ late looking jOTfi&'Jti .goes- In ;for *oyer a . p itie.t jwid through' thfe p w | ; . ; ^ / :n< 9 t eat-, .pected to be w e n e d u n t i l t h e .middle «rf Juljfj W e TK«|t;* fio the victors center,!S^i»fc4Mite;r»ome .time i ^ the cane back M^oimd.the entrance.W e } ;boiIing* « u t ^nA-^ningvtiawm ;ihto the ^now. M thi^ place the .snow was thiryjfeet deep. In the •re$t areas the THis” and “He*sH •were nearly covered with snow. A t the entrance to some of the s m i ^ P A a B i have an auditorium wto are shown of'the are* life, ‘ “ \ We continued on n Pink Qiffs, which tothe - r — .^v&W fc' the Yosemite National . ledges, then-south to Cannotuk j>ark; When we got to the «»- ville. It*is over 150 miles to trance, -it was posted on the make the return trip to the bulletin board, four of the pas-1 function of route 89 to go to seat were closed. We went Into .Page, Arizona, but it is 48 miles the park and turned north,'on a dirt road across country, •when we found an open roati We 'wpre told it was a three* we were just eight miles from iiour trip but would take ftve to go back the way we came. We took the dirt road. We made a side trip of a mile to see the Grovesnor Arch. It is about 75 feet high, carved out of the limestone by wind and lake Tlho. This road is always kept open for the Californians to get to Nevada to gamble. We.. went*, through Sacramen­ to, drove around the caiwtal building, hut ire- did not se« .Bonaltf. W e went on to Oakland a#in. We spent the night in atidt San^ Franciseo, we statyed <3ray Mountain Trading Post, over, night at Vacaville. • -Saturday we arrived at D o x and bsene Whiteside’s about LO Arizona. ; Saturday we went to the Grand Canyon of the Colorado. am Son, Irene and the chil- We did the east rim drive dren took us on a sight seelkg through the park headquarters tour Saturday afternoon. Sun-, to the west rim drive and re­ day, we toured the Paul Masseaij turn. We went through the vis- Winery and Campagne cellars itors’ center and ..heard a de­ in Saratoga, Calif. On Monday, we w e n t south through San Jose and east though. Merce to Yosexxite Natioiial park. W e went by Cits scription on how the canyon was made. At one of the many parking places we met Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Rafferty of Elmira, N. Y. south road. Went through a turn nel to Arch Rock entrance down to the Yosemite history'center. , ; TMs is .another post J j M 'tie tir of : the Bruno hcja^e^ th^a the \M id d le i'a ils post office, and is oae of a ’.colleotiDa o t post cards- loaned to SThe Journal by Clyde Greene. J. *• ; v . '\V -Y>r 14 Rid9« S tr a it G^ent Falls 15> -C«ntr»l Av«, rt\ -.. buildings ther^ was. a corriga 'ted iron tunnel, kk)kedillike a Quonset hut. T h k ' ^ ' i p r tiie ifienplfe to get J p and outfoiittie lodges, which .were oi>eiQ«id to skiers. We c i n i e . o u t ; o f ' the park; and went so\ith,east to SusanvlUe, th in on ;to /Heno, N evada, w h ert we spent'^tlie •nijhtc i-H ■■ * ' Friday; we drove ^ 38. *jniIcs .north of Reno, :to' Pyrimidrlake. There is no, vegetaitfoiiuaacpirtd the -latfeiC Just: x ^ 5 c tfn#cliffR It has an underground:' outlet that conges; ip^quite sottsejjniles away. We iefarhe’d' toMteno, 'where we afe*breSkfa.st.*^hen we went to’Careon City.* The old mint biiilding ‘ i s : a.-,museum, underrieath thepre is a simulated | gold; mine. We'took the tour, It ;was very -interesting. -Th.eij \we drove around the .Capitot liuDd- ing-and to,.to, Genoa, Neyada's oldest settlement, -it ' wasv^stal)- lished:in 184fl'asa'suppJy=i^Mnt on the i^aii over the Sierra Ne­ vada mountains/ Sb'me'ol; th t buildings are in ’ tHeir orlginaL state. They hwe.beinJtept'.'Chls: way by the ppo'ple.Jfany:moyii)K pictarta.*re iiwde here;, t' W e w e n t into th e '.Kormoju itetfe ixittttnun • throwft: 1 * 6 museum, «onae o f the bW ding* liave the orfginat furniturerantl m any o f ih e 'to o ls used bjr. th e early toy. s e ttler^ - We,wer„e about .15; miles > easfc o f Xake Tahoj'we went^oniouthi with the intentions^ of';'goin& -cade Falls. Yosemite Falls aad' did not see^CurleT^Locks: Bridal VeU Falls.: We were »n* down the Colorado the north, road, went to Y * 4 riv6)^ on i w v 1 ^ r «.ua^r Semite village and Mirror laMce* ®a“ e so.ut.h ,K|,lbab fre turned and caniie out the i National forest |o Flagstaff. We went to Montezuma's In­ dian Wells National monument. This is a large hole caused by Theij we came southeast *o ^ ^ ^ t ^ t h r o u r f f ^ t h e 1 (Sdar' over 3 0 0 ’feet. in diameter; 70 w e : wrat through _the C«dar feet down to the water, and the “ water is 55 f ^ t deep; it never *06. r08Q| then r 6 tttXQ£d ^to vniriAR Tnpm is All' linder- Gr,ant section ^<if ^round outlet that flows 1 , 0 0 0 Sequoia Natfonai park. , hi tiie - gauons a minute. The Indians «f°ve ™ P f ® 1 °: made canals to irrigate the land ^ before' *th^ arriyal of the sequoia^ and many others, we man roamed' around; the foot p a tis % !* Next wev went fo Mdntezum* f Caistle ^atipnal mmiuinent, a distaAce tit about six miles. Hi* Indians here ; get their water from the well. They are cliff dwellers. Their dwellings ire the best preserved in the United States and about 90 per cent intact. Some are four and five stories high,, dug out of the; limestone. We spent the night , in Black Canyon, Arizona. Sunday, June 25, we came through Pljpenix, then went west to Palo Verde, then south through Gila Bend and Ajo. At Ajo there is a very large open pit copper mine. We went on, south to the Organ Pipe Cactus. National monument, then almost, to Mexico. We came back about’ 50 miles to Tucson. Just east of there we went through ai dust storm and then a thunder­ shower. It rained so hard we had to stop as we could not see to drive. We came into Lords* burg for the night, at the Myers 1 motel, but We didn’t get a dis*; count. : • Monday we came through las; * Cruces and turned south to Els Paso to see Frank and Edith*. Bryant. We stopped at the; house and visited with Frank- for about three-qu&rters of an hour, then went downtown to' where Edith vforks. We all* went to lunch together, spent a little over an hour and then headed for Carlsbad, New Mex­ ico, where we stayed over night. Tuesday we visited Carlsbad Caverns National park. We made the 8:45 guided tour that lasted until 12:30. This is one place, after you haye seen it* you can say “I still don’t be­ lieve it.” You walk into the; caverns down, for one and Uiree;fourths miles to the hot- (Continued on page 2, Sec. IB) M f qo your newear f i 6 ^ ■»^ -v * ' .'p v*’ X , . ;/• in the-pari;. We saw the Wg stump, Trfett to get a picture, j but there were too many people around. This tree was about 32 feet in diameter it toojc two men : nine days to chop it down. We went throught the museum,-It was very interesting, gave a history of the giant Sequoias, Redwoods and Ponderosa >ines. W]e ■went south on the Gen­ erals highway to the Giant Forest. We photographed, tho General Sherman sequoia. Tbis- tree is 272.4 feet high, 101,6 feet in circumference at the {Mtse. 'The first limb is 130 feet up aiid. is estimated to woilgti 625 tons', Enough lumber is ia; it to build 70 modern: bonnes. It i s the .world’s largest LivLug thing, even larger than the huge blue whale. Ralpia and I 'climbed Mt.dr«w- ;rodc, ( It is-three-tenths of a. milSvttigti' Wid*\ the*top is 8,225' feet, above- se» level. Looking' dtowin and west to th& ro«ad It; looks like a corkscrew, tiie : 1 cats looked like small toys, 1 V&'; had to go down that way; it takes one down over 6 , 0 0 0 fleet in. a few miles. We .proves through the giant redwood andl through the tunnel log, whabW : ii a -tree that fell many ye^rs ago. A Section 1 isr saweA out,-, making a tunnel for cars 1 o g» through. Also there is a log on which one can drive a *cac and take a picture of it. In t i e park there is a giant tree that wa.s hollowed out a forest fire. This fell miany years before any white. nnaa had been there. When ther park was being mapped the pasty- of' jdjQi.gtayed under this .tr&e,;,_AsJ the log rests on the groanii it Waites a room about 8 or f Ceot higfi, 10 feet wide and 15 Feet: long. The sequoias do not d&- cay. The park has many dead­ end roads.: In the village -we went through the museuin, “ Wa left Sequoia and \rent west 'through Bakersfield for Los A-ngeles., We went through Xos Podres National forest, and -stayed in Santa Ana two niglits . 1 V D I ^ M O B D S Have you ever seen a diamond with a Gemscope? 1 TfflS WONDERFUL INSTRUMENT LETS YOU, SEE ANY INCLU- sio n s i n a D iam ond , y o u can READILY SEE FOR YOURSELF IF A STONE IS CLEAN AND CLEAR. ' 1 ■ WE HAVE LOOSE DIAMONDS ‘ OR MOUNTED \STONES. ALL REMOUNTS ARE DQNE ON THE V prem ises ,. . ; / .. R; W./VklNTYRE ■’ • t Jeweler ' ■ ■ ; • D IA L <838-8221 6 D A Y S JJDl AVvilUJtl IX £#•• > DONOHUES PHARMACY F o r F a s t and Accurate Prescriptions • Cosmetics • fhoto Finishing and Supplies • BabyNeeds • Greeting Cards REMEMBER, W E A R E DED­ ICA T E D TO S E R V E YOU , . ' ^ ^ I l D E t t t E R Y Op»n Daily 8:30 A. M. 9:30 P.M. Sunday** A-M. • 12:30 P.M. and 6 - 9:30 P.M. 69 MAIN ST. GREENWICH (Opp. Walilf't) Vour Chevrotef d e a ler coin s a / e yo u money ,right now. He has the cars more people w a n t because they have more o f whaf people. V e n t , A long list o f auality feafures ^ives you fhaf sure keeps GheVFolet nwbst po|»ut<if^ year a fter y e a r . Get them all and. ‘ save now on q handsome {mpGlldrr Quick-Si« Chevelle 6 r sporty V ■ ■' .:k / hr c JawrfeterM . loes for qf ^jpric«y<w1t Bo , o*- for, ^oo. Antlfeok’ your Chevrpl^d.safiw^r «iw-<ar G a t a c i i f I o n ly t h e feacfo r c 4 n o ff e r Wednesday, June 21, we r e n t '*4******++f +4'*+******+*t‘***i-*l-+**+***++++**+* out to the beach to get a look . , at the Pacific ocean. The.smog Was very thick, but we did get a look at the water, Mtex breakfast we went to Disney­ land for the day. Thursday, June 22, we started East, came through Riverside then north to San Bernardino and Barstow, then ndrtheast to Las Vegas. We went through a part o f the Mojave desert. This is very desolate country. A Jew of cactus grow 4 iloQg the e'dges, but in the interior tbene is just sand, no vegetalion «t,wji}I. .Thevtemperaiiife ivto aBbiit* 130. hi Las Vegas,, ivhem SafflS-?{}.=./•• AUV j U M / f iv t t t f l 8t Y tn 1 i m f i f e i r i w > | 3 i e sliade; '*'v ” • • ’ Ttat night we stayed * in On Friday we went throug* Belfliuitt, Frsneh & Victorian Furniture. Beauvaii* kthe northwest corner of AjlzMoa ' Brussel* & V^rdue Tapestries. Quantity of Sterling, OR: otjr way to ^ion National , Persian, Mexican & Indian Silver. Exquisite China & Glass—* fe ’’****#. -..A Sevres Vases. Lace Tablecloths. Pr* jawe-inspiririg. The fornaatioas , \•<•*«•« Bunting Ulrd*\ by Dorothy Doughty. \La Pieta M«. of rock layers, the towering donna\ by Edwird M. Bcehm, Mason & Hamlin Ampico Grand cliffy and spires, all do-ne b>y 23 Oriental Rugs incl. Silk \Rulers of the World.\ Wind and water, are beyoaid de-j Prints Inel. \Saratoga\ & Goulds Humming Birds. Books. Mink \scription-. There are many ioot Fur** Bric-a^Brafe, *tc. Over 1500 items. E X H IB IT : S A T ., AU G U S T 5th (10 A.M . to 5 PM.) SUN., AU G U S T 6 th (2 P.M . to 5 P .M .) Mouse Telephon* S18-S84-3777 Ulus. Catalogue $1.5® O. B U N D L E G IL B E R T . PUitIC AUCTION 5ALE Complete Outstanding Furnishings of Home Held On Premises —• Estate of the late ! RUTH T. WALLACE ^ ■ 779 North Broadway SAKATOGA SPMNGS, N. Y. Sold by oirder of Mechanics & Farm ers’ Bank of A lH n y — Prelim in ary ExeGutor MONDAY, TUESDAY & WED3NESDAY AUGUST 7th, 8th & 10 A. M. Each Day GREENWICH i w .> J .t•e-t ,^ % i > i Ipatlis and horse traOs in thte $ark. Only a small part is ac­ cessible by .auto. We wen-t to the visitors’ center and mu- |s#unvi We weht north 4o tiie refid o f ihe road, then returned to- the junction . which goes ieaist through the park to route 89, to Bryce Canyon National park, which is 8 6 mifts. Mter touring part of Brice we ct;ent north to the visitofjs’ venter affd •{-auditorium. Many of the parks 809 Fifth Avenue New York, NiY. 10017 TeL: 212-Jtf V 7-2414 Garrison-on-Hudsotl New York Tel.: 914-GA 4-365? Auctpneer-Appraiaer t i i* 1:<m - $k . y f m &

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