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The Greenwich journal and Fort Edward advertiser. (Greenwich, N.Y.) 1924-1969, August 03, 1967, Image 7

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1 T i f J ? 1 '*2 W y ' ' y *1 ' s !:X:f^'\\y.' : ' 7 7 :7'i';,‘7 ^ &■’ \X' \ 7 ’-/'.’ m l ife f e o j f e ’ \/ &i‘C%.ii&<&t--' ■Went to cut down on-your food b ill t W ell, •who doesn’t! And the time is here that you can •$6 it, T liat is if you don’t insist on broiling steaks on the charcoal g p ll thuee or four nights ft w e e E ... The season is at hand when home grown vegetables and fruits are coming to market, and there are' such a profusion oiV them that you could feed your family noiu-isiung ^ e als day after Say without much , of any meat on tiie menu. Even if neither you nov your neighbor is fortunate enough to have a garden, home grown ' vegetables are in almost every food store arid there are many roadside markets where you can get these fruits of the season direct from the .garden. * ' Most of us are used to haring a Vegetable or tw o and perhaps a salad at tJhe main meal. Up till the present we have been paying high prices for such items as tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet corn. \ . i /■' _ - ,' /■ The jriees of these are coining: down, down, down, as the local. ' 0 e m i a '1i§tr^esjfci.'.y^elr. ero;p& Tonjatoes, which have beei^^f otth fheiif wSigEit: in gold, will-soon glut the market. T he first home grovyp sweet corn offered for .sale a week or. so , ago was in the luxury class, but the price is drop­ ping every day. • ..,\7“\\7 \ '7 7 ire are so many home grown vegetables\ now that know which ones to choose. 3 -. Grgeja and' was^ tyerais, summer squash and zae^ c M j $ lat<? peas, swiss <phard, carrots, fceets, green fH . tekf lettuce, new (potatoes., of ^tur^,. 7 tlie\ ■ e^wnbecB\ and corii ilreb^y ?nemti<raed. $he gaideaor the ro3a<f|f| side gtaftd=cari ,pr<)iluee meat after naeal ih a tr^ tf • . *► . *> - *% t * - * •nexpensive i ana deLicious. ’ ' We^v^ouW tarn- regetaxlail completely .ah^AI life ' gluttoiSsly fo r th© next sax. 'weeks'or so.’B£ f2 X even j'f fam ily m i$ % on a bit of tnea^l#is‘ii^ is the best time of year to save on f hat item, for tho vegetables are not only iricxpcn si ve but they are so much better than the sliippccJ Iii varieties. Certainly a home grown tomato is incom­ parable w ith the lo t bouse variety we have to content'ourselves with, for ten montM of the year or more. And there's a great deal can make with {tomatoes. Besides salads, the tomato can be -stuffed, halted, fried* eaten out -of hand, and ..d ^ Q .t te ^ a s is.-iO f V satfe# ..' - The gre'en popper eanalso.become. the main course, i^ i i ’s stuJfied, as can tie siLcehini, tod some of the other \vegetables such f&s sweet corn, SBC. R-~PAG1! 1 Interesting World by Abby Berg T O E D IE T IN G T R A P v . not. jt Ju lia ' C h ilds,: biufc w e , know enouglt ahciut cboking \and also albo*ijt the prices , of food,\ to reiterate that how’s tiie time to cut’ e^-tjie food\biil and sltt'eaf^ ^ itrio tisly. Reminiscences mf- Former Years ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO August 1 , i?W— ■ Th« R iil R m 4 ■ We have ,not yet been down to seetheR a il Road. We under­ stand, Tiowever, that work is progressing on it, though the contractors are troubled to get a full supply of hands. After harvest this difficulty ' will \be overcome, 'then the -vvoxk will go ahead more rapidly. As ' It is, work is toeing done a t sev- erjripoints along the line, par- . flcularly at dr near the South-, ern terminus of the road, and along the'‘^1?\ Sooniran effort •will be made to raise funds to bring it across the Battenkill • Into the main part of this Vil- iage. When this demonstration tdtes place, let all in favor of tiie irojpct t e ready and will- fng to assist 4o \the extent of tlieir ability. A ^ lip .-C E N ’raRY^-BACK: • Ailgust 1,' 1917— ' v <»%p 7 stars inut stripes waving from A- farm house 'is a common ail& taspMng o-viderice of the patridtism oi tiie farmers of tH-is country; hilt bigger fields of ilpening grain waving in .the sitmmer breeze , w i 11 furnish even more satisfactory. proof that the heart oE the country is In tfie gigantic effort to bring tiie war With Germany to an early and successful conclusion. Such was the iccssage' impressed upon the farmers arid other? who attended the mass, meeting • in, Hudson f-alls court bouse Saturday afbmo-on.’’ The meet- ing was called by I. C. Blandy, county chairman of the million, acre wheat committee. It was generally feai'ed that the ques­ tion of help would ' be a big problem for tjaq farmers, as the young men were being called for service. THIRTY YEARS AGO A\lgust4,I9IF7— The long awaited eligibility list for appointment to the position , Of county superinten­ dent. of highways in Washing- toin county was received and a specisd meeting «of the snpervis ors was called for August 11 to make an appiointment to the post. The three men on the top #f the list were: Francis L. Brown of Whitehall, Orson C. Eichards, present superinten­ dent, of Hudson Falls, an d Ceorge S. Dcyle ,o 4 Hudson falls. .; -x Postmaster 'William C. Sharp reported that a 6:30 p.m. out­ going mail •would be instituted in Greenwich. There had been a good many complaints be­ cause the riiail out in tho after­ noon was about 3:30. The 6:30 dispatch would be an additional cne. ■ ■■ ' John A. Mulligan of Schuy- lerville sold the Swan theatre to Viviqne, S reet of Sa^em, operator o f ’the Star theatre in that village. . Deaths: Mrs. Hiram B. Tefft, 84, Greenwich; Sylvester A. Hearn, 83, Thomson. TWENTY YEARS AGO ' * , July 30, 1947— - Equal division ot the insur­ ance business of the village of Greenwich among five of the leading insuraace agencies in this community was arranged by mutual agreement of the . agents and the members of the village board at* a meeting of the trustees held at the Rough «nd Ready engine house. Rev. John H. Ready, 77, pas­ tor of the Holy Cross Catholic church at Salem for the past 14 years, died the previous Sunday Post Card -Vi*ew’ of Rocks * bfl low «-the 3fHddUe F&11& Bdd^e iiy-: -s.'. — - • -N a s h H o m e hospital where he had been a for several days. Father Mrs. Harold Moflfiai of^ Middle FiiM \ loaiiefl The JoStniul nbotogiraph of scliool children in Middl$ Falls, taken im froit of th« oliisahool on the river side of the roaidi, now the Etarr home, ‘Tins photograph is marked nn the back 1892. It was nedessary to rejphoftograpli the picture before making an engraving of it for The Journal, so some detail is losfc. Last week in a post card picture .of a stoxe in Middle F aLls, now the Bruno home, showed five people to on the sbeps of the store. Mrs. Morris, whc loaned The Journal the picturej identified all but one of the people, the little boy, who slae said might be Lyle HOI, Sure enough it was. Lyle stopped in. The Journal office an^dJ^aid he wesll remembered being' called froia across the street to pos^Jptl |Sie ’ other®, A rt fiolfmaji, Sta^old Mor­ ris, Rita Le&son and John Smitli, itt‘ front of the store for U e photogra- Ready, who was one of tDie oldest priests xin th e Albainy diocese, had observed his 50th anniversary in the priesfh<H)d in February. . ■ % , j Stores were advertising spe­ cials for the week. Bread was 12^ c a loaf: flour, 25 lbs. ifor $1.98; veal chops, 69c lb.; may­ onnaise, 43c pt.;. store cheese, 55c lb.; ground beef, 45e lib.; at-thfr- ^* 99 1 beef-lwerr 48e- 1 b.- bull, 81, 'Greenwich. Mrs, George Tmra- ■ppnwieh ' . A August 4, IdSd— The' possi^l|l|y of develotping a summer day, camp for youth recreation 4nd' education ’ on Cossayuna l|ike was being: ex­ plored by tjil^hoard ol directors of the -Cos^a^iiiia Lake Improve­ ment jtes Aliaay YMGA • cafttfe'iii.liL', the east side of the offered - for sale--at^a pfke of $55,COO; A niimber o(;,#able builibgs were on theYsitei I The category doesnH matter. Whether fat-free,^carbohydrate- free, sugar-free, \ ‘'the half-of- eveiything-ydu*usually eat type, or even the calories-don’t count type. One* thing as' sure; , you Will begin to concentrate so fiercely, and' unremittingly on the foods you' can’t eat—that your appetite for the forbidden goodies will be' heightened. ds never before. In few agonies of the human soul (and stomach) does the attraction of the for­ bidden play such an obvious part. ' , • ' Which is why in 9S per cent of cases of successful dieting— ofae year Jater, or sooner, the dieter i? back where he started —^with aii extra spare tire or rear lumper to boot. The only solutioh, as I see it, is to join one of the misery-, loves,company group where fat­ ties cling together for starvation support—and get regular trans­ fusions of * inspiration from a lecturer, cheer leader who is a reformed foodolic.' (The only reason the lecturer stays thin is because he, in turn, gets inspi­ ration from the group!) But there’s a catch You must be come practically a lifelong member of these calorie-klatch- es, or the lovely resolve will evaporate into solidity of blub­ ber once again. Unfortunately, as a recent article by a doctor-nutritionN pointed out, some people are simply born to pe fat. They will gain weight' from the iden­ tical food intake that the* aver­ age person loses poundage on. In order to approach anything resembling normal size, the con genital overweight has to resign herself or himself to a lifetime bf suffering and starving. As a veteran starverer (?) I knovk. Just how . excruitiating that ’suffering can he' It’s some: • thing iifce -Hte-4efl^iRess of the longdistance runner. No wonder so many hefties get fed up with the battle of the bulge, and say to themselves, \A-a-h let it spread!\ ' After talking to a wonder­ fully skinny friend, I've comb to the conclusion that the only recourse is to become like her, a Yogi. The way she tells it, \when you stand on your head, breathe deeply, and contemplate the ujiiverse—you arc bo full of meditation, that you don’t think about food. I eat what I want. But I’m so relaxed and ener­ getic that I rarely consume more than 800 calories a day.” Sirshasana o r Sarvangasana, anyone? ^ .If you' Th* Wonder of it All ^ r e d o n a ,^ ;the poison. HJji- thusiasm is. the antidote,- the wonder drug, the eliaceri the in­ stant vitamins,' the care-all. En­ thusiasm is /life, ' Enthusiasm ‘ Is hope, Enthusiasm i r the Foun­ tain of Youth that springs eter­ nal no matter what the age in years. ■- ■Without ., the spark plug «f enthusiasm, - we?re old at six­ teen. With itj .we look at the world With yoting eyes, at eighty, And it’s bggiMaid4hat a per­ son is hap^y-as ass h e ’has something ^to .be ’.erithusiastac about. . * l.; , What, then1, ■ is i the • secret: source of 6 nthiisJa«m? In a word; learning. An opei^jnEiind' is the Open ^ s i m e '% ' .xiew. experi' ences, new id^as, and constant growth. Once: we are,.sure tkat we know enough,, we insulate ourselves against learning, stag-, nate. in our, own j?tew —; ,and! youth is lost,; , !. < . ; -7 Rut the time we peed entku- siasin most, is usually when we can summpn it least, Under tho stress of. family: trquMeis, illness,; business reverses, a worsening world sitiiatlon—we ,3jow to cir­ cumstances, and it’s all we can <lo just t o , keep going. We think. These farQ tl»<) times It takes courage, and a kind «f daning, to simulate enthusiasni, deaHi® with other nations,-whe- the positive state of- mind that often results irf finding the an­ swer to a critical problem. Wo whistle the shadows away—and kid ourselves into a victory that is real!, 1 • , - * i * ' ■ *• The JFr««dom to' D|M*nt There are those wbo say that people who criticize ihe govern­ ment, are unAmeriean. Thejro are those who ,say. that people who don’t criticize,the govern­ ment are unAmericaii. And: there are yet othef%who\&ay that only fertfejit ^lleveyrs in democracy h«r*nguu the politi­ cians who govern aiir demod; racy, because they feare enough to want the very best. titer-friend or foe—is hypocrit­ ical, disingenious, knavisii and dishonorable — and from this judgment I consent to no excep­ tions whatever, either recent or long. past. And it is my final conviction, that the_ American people,. taking • one with -the other, constitute the most timo­ rous,, sniveling, poltroonish, jjg- iiominious mob of serfs and goose-stcppers e v e r gathered iiader one flag iii Christendom since the end of the Middle t\.g,e s, and that, they grow more timorous, more sniveling,, more loltroonish, more ignominious every day.\ . » You can’t hardly find ignomin­ ious , critics like that -any more! THE GREENW ICH JOURN A L ( Richard S. Teffti Publlsher ------ Jgne W., Tefft, Editor PU^IJSHED EVERY THURSDAY BY “ r ~* ■‘ • TEFFT PUIL3SH1IRS, INC. 1 Hill St., Greenwlcli, N. Y.12834 Richard S. Tefft, President Clarissa. T. Hughes, Secretary ; Jane Wj, Vice President and treasurer , : .. j .... —afcftfr'.... - ----- - ....................mi,,' -I SUBSCRIPTION RATES Ode1 Year, $4 Single Copies 10c Entered at the Pofit Office at G-ieenwich, New York 12B3i \vsW , i*s 8 w»'na-el|»siiui|fer »* NEW RAIL rPRESIDENT Frederick C. Dnmaine Jr., chairman of thie Delaware and, Hudson campdny and the Deia-, ware and Hiwlson Railroad com -1 pany, has been, named president | and chief • eaceutive of‘ b o t h firms. He succeeds John P.! Hiltz Jr., wtao has resfg^ed as the D and H president to be- Ubifie chairman, of the National Railway fcatoor conference in Chicago. . __7 - j -fc. ....... ;'\d 'S'MS! Wi But the stingingest eriticizer of all time of the American Scene—in particular, the polit­ ical scenes—was H. L, Mencken', otherwise known as th‘#- Su» preme Whangdoodle. His jour- f nalistic genius was such, that thtough he was reviled an more . titan 500 editorials across^ the nation as a skunk, a polecat, a weasel, a howling hyena,, and snaaller forms of animal tife-r he was the most widely read o t iter of fiis generation. InJfact, the New York Times, during the 1930’s, editorialised that he was tlte most powerful private citi­ zen in the Umted States. ' i The following is an excerpt from his essay, \On Being An American,” which»the fearless Henry Mencken wrote (in 1022,:~ (I trust you -will. be properly horror struck-r-and delighted) “One of my firmest and most siicred-beliefs, reached after an ia^quiry extending over a score o f years and supported by in-' cessant prayer and meditation, is that the. government of the | United States, in both Its legii- 1 - la tive arm and its executive arm, is ignorant, incompetent, corrupt, and disgusting and from this judgment I except no more thah twenty living law­ makers. R\is another belief , that tite foreign poji^y of the United States—its habitual manner of 1 it J ^1 fl 4| tl - - iJ %l 4 -<twi

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