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GREfiNWlGH JOURNAL SALEM PRESS Thursday.March 18,1976 C a m b r i d g e MRS. KENNETH A . GOTTRY, Cambrige ^owespondent TelephoneGwnbridge 677-3281 t o n i g h t is 93 years old On March 15 Mrs.- ' Watie Petteys celebrated hei1 93rd birthday at the skilled pursing facility of Mary McClellan hospital. Her husband was Charles Petteys. Mrs. Petteys graduated from a teach­ ers’ training'class fit the Cambridge academy. Mrs. Petteys, alife long resident of Easton, is the oldest patient at _ the facility. She is active and alert despite her years, and enjoys' word games, bingo and many other activities. Her memory is astonishingly accurate and she recalls much that has to do with Washington county over the years. • She remembers her father, Doranzil Dorastus Dennis, telling of being drafted for the Civil war but being egpused be­ cause of a young son. Her mother was- Martha Dennis. Other residents helped Mrs. Petteys celebrate by singing Happy Birthday and sharing her cake. South Cambridge -Mrs. Rose Triable -The Lenten service has returned to her trailer will be held at the United afEer~Fer^rM eW \^ ‘ ia' Hoosick Falls at 7:30 p.m. TSSnSS^’ illness. —Kenneth L. Aiken of Troy visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth E. Aiken, during the week ejd. —Mr. and Mrs. Mi­ chael, Lillie and son, Jason, of Bennington, Vt., called Sunday afternoon on her patents, Mr. and Mrs, John LaFountain. —Recent callers at the home of Mrs. Gertrude, Aikett include Joseph Wever of Greenwich, Mrs. John Carlson of Cambridge and Mrs. Poster Thayer of Pownal. EDMUND W.COWIE optometrist 326 Congress St,, Troy AS 2-3821 Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted Contact Lenses by Appointment Closed Thursday Sept. thru June on Tuesday, March 23, with Rev. Harry Burdess speaking on Hunger of Grace. — P leasant Valley granges will meet on Friday, March 19, begin­ ning with a covered dish supper at 7 p.m. The annual ham supper will be held at their hall on Saturday evening, March 27. Tickets are available from grange members, i • « —The combined service of the circuit churches will be held this Sunday, March 21, at 10:30 a.m. at the South Cambridge United Methodist church with Rev. Harry Burdess, pastor; Sunday school is a 9 a.m. Because of the illness of the pastor, Mrs. Burdess delivered the message last Sunday morning. The newly formed circuit youth group will meet this Sunday, March 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the South Cambridge church. Items are needed for the tag sale to be held at the local church in the spring. D r . P r e s l e r D i n n e r , dies at 65 dance Dr. Donald J. Presler, 65, died Wednesday, March 10, in Honolulu, Hawaii while vacationing with his wife. Services were held Mondew at the Charles Ackley 'Funeral home with the . Rev. Robert Gardam, rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal church, officiating. Inter­ ment was in Woodlands cemetery. Bom May 1, 1910, an Prattsburg, Dr. Presler was the son of Ray and Grace James Presler. He had practiced as a vet­ erinarian for the past 40 years in Cambridge. A 1932 . graduate of Cornell university, he was a veteran of World War E, having served as a major in the Pacific. Dr. Presler was a. member of Cambridge Valley lodge, .. 481, F.&A.M., a member and past president of the Washington County Vet­ erinarians association, a member and past vice commander of Captain Maxson post, 634, Amear- ican Legion; H member of the Benevolent and Pro­ tective Order of Elks of Hoosick Falls, and a former trustee of the, village of Cambridge. Surviving are his wife, .the former Josephine Alexander of Cambridge; two sons, Lawrence W. of Saratoga Springs and Theodore D. of Bound Brook, N.J.; a grand­ daughter and four grand­ sons; two sisters, Mss. Evelyn Swarthout of Opelika, Ala., and Mrs. Doris 'VanNell of Pratts- burg; a brother, Harold of Bath. Contributions in mem­ ory of Dr. Presler may be made to the Association for the Blind. Tbte annual dinner- dance of Cambridge Valley lodge 481, I&AM, and of Cambridge Valley chapter OES will be held on Saturday evening, March 20, at the Hotel Cambridge. Dinner wifrbe at 7r30 p.m. precededby a cocktail hour, There will be many prizes awarded during and after dinner. Later there will be danc­ ing to music provided by Edward J. Brooks bSrid of Manchester, Vt. Reservations are to be made by today and tickets are available from officers of both groups and also at the King Bakery. The proceeds for the dinner- dance, which is open to the public are for the building fund. School Lunches Menus for the -week; of March 22-26 at the Cam­ bridge’ central sclooTwill be as follows: ^ Monday — Maraconi and cheese, hot dog and a roll, shredded lettuce and fruit. Tuesday — Chicken and gravy, inashed potatoes, buttered com, roll and spice cake. Wednesday — Chicken vegetable soup, toasted cheese sandwich, carrot sticks, applesauce and,’a brownie. “' \ ^ Thursday — JuicA pizza, shredded lettuce and fruit. Friday -^Tomato soup, fish stick and /roll, tartar sauce, celery stacks and apple Charlotte. r o w Mr. and Mrs. Michael Paone, 572 First avenue, Troy, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Shirley to Carl M. Ackley,'son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Ackley of Cambridge. Mr.and Mrs. Richard Briggs of Shu­ shan are grandparents of Miss Paone. Miss Paone will grad­ uate in June from Lans- ingburgh high school and has been accepted at Mildred^Elley-aeeretaria! - cqllege for the fall se­ mester. She is presently also working'part time for Gardenway Inc. in Troy. Mr.. Apkley, a graduate of the Cambridge’ central school in 1972 and of Albany Business college in 1974, is employed at Barber and Bennett Inc. as an accountant. He ■ attends evening classes at Siena college. ' No datehasjaeen set for the jedding. OES to confer degrees STARTING MARCH 18th at the T O W N H O U S E R E S T A U R A N T Cambridge Route 22 677:8096 v' WEDNESDAY — BROILED HAM STEAK - I Hawaiian $4.95 | THURSDAY - BABY BEEF LIVER \ ~ Pan Wed with Bacon or Onions | {Reg. S6.50] ONLY S4.9S g FRIDAY — BROILED FILET OF SOLE - S4.95 ^F1SHERMAN*S~PLATTER = -$ 5 :95- . Scallops, Sole, Shrimp and French Fries . j SATURDAY — PRIME RIBS Seconds on the House $7.95 SUNDAY - OLD FASHIONED POT ROAST - S4.25 UVERSrBACON or ONIONS - $4.^5 j TUESDAY - FILET TIPS MADEIRA - $4.95 Sauteed with Fresh Mushrooms In Madeira Wine A GLASS OF WINE WITH YOUR DINNER ALL Dinners Include Our Popular STUFFED CLAM APPETIZER, “Limitless” Salad Bar, Choice of Potato AND Vegetable, Rolls and Butter. Have A Party .Coming Up??? RESERVE EARLY We have the Room and Special Menus too. Give Us a ■Xall or Stop In for a Quote. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 4:30-9:00 Fri.-Sat. 4:30-9:30 Sun. 12-8:30—Closed Moft. • n Phone 677-8096 The regular meeting of Cambridge Valley chapter OES will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening, March 24, at the Masonic temple. Mrs. 1 Frances Voerman, matron, and Philp J. Baker, patron, will preside. The star degree will b'e conferred on a class of candidates. ’ Refreshments will be served after the meeting. The chapter will enter­ tain members of Cam­ bridge Valley lodge on April 14, having changed the date from the sched­ uled original date of March 10. On April 7, the members plan to hold the annual spring fashion show. Herbs to be sold The' first meeting of 1976 for the Cambridge- Area of the Woman’s National Farm\ ~ and Garden association will be held at 2 p.m. today at the town hall in Center Cambridge. Mrs. Anthony R. Turi will preside. Mrs. Peggy Edwards will -speak on various kinds of herbs and of their many uses. Foods con­ taining herbs will be featured at the market table to b'e open at 1;30 p.m. RelreibffiSSfs^ wffl be servedby M*s, Hugh-Dorr and h©r^te»aittee,\ Obituaries MRS. ALEX KAISER Mrs. Marie K. Kaiser, 86, wife of the late Alex Kaiser, died Friday, March 12, at the Mary McClellan hospital after a long illness. Cremation took place at the Gardner Earl Memorial crema­ torium in Troy. Mrs. Kaiser was bom November 9, 1889, in Austria. She had lived is Cambridge for the past 12 years. Suravmg-is a brother, Cambridge Valley chapter Hubert Klemlercher of the^ nRq Bronx. —Mrs. William Robert­ son and Mrs., Linwood Strout returned home last week after a vacation in Florida. —Miss Dorothy Randall has been visiting Miss Beth Shellay in New York dty. —Mr. and Mrs. Theo­ dore Presler and son of Bound Brook, N.J., are visiting his mother, Mrs. Donald J. Presler. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pres­ ler and children of Sara­ toga Springs have been visiting his mother. —Several members of FRED C. BARKER Funeral services for Fred C. Barker, 77, who died Sund&y morning, March 14, at the Mary McClellan hospital, were held Tuesday at the Charles A. Ackley Funeral home with the Rev. Robert Gardam, rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal church, officiating. Inter­ ment was in Woodlands cemetery. . _ ___ Bom in the town of Hoosick January 4, 1899, Mr. Barker was the son of Arthur and Ann Tate Barker. He was a retired carpenter, and had lived in the Cambridge area all hid life. Mr. Barker was a charter member of Cap­ tain Maxson post, 634, American Legion, a member of Cambridge Valley lodge, 481, F.& A.M., and a forme? trustee of the village- of Cambridge. Survivors include -bis wife, Mrs. Tliea K&v- anagh Ellery Barker of Cambridge; a son, John A, of Peru; a daughter, Mrs. Arthur Jordan' of Cambridge; a George of West Park; fiye grandchildren. o f f e r s The Asgrow Mandeville company trial garden site on Washington street will again be available to residents of the village of Cambridge for the 1976 gardening season. ' The land has been divided into plots measur­ ing 30 feet by 15 feet and feeFby 16 feet. There will be no charge for the use of the plots whichwill be -plowed and tilledtby Asgrow when the weather permits, Interested prties should ,write to Asgrow Mande- ville company, Cam­ bridge, attention-\ Mrs. Norma Drummond, giving name, address, telephone number and size of lot preferred. Asgrow will be ungble to accept phone requests, Lots will be assigned after April 1 in the order in ’which re­ quests are received. Businessmen planning village sidewalk^ sale Plans for* a village sidewalk sale were ainong the topics discussed at fhe regular meeting oi| the Cambridge Professional and Businessmen's! asso­ ciation held Tuesday night, March 9 at'Jack’s •Rest. J __ All village merchanfs will be invited to, par­ ticipate in a super side­ walk sale scheduled for • Saturday, May 22. Inter­ ested persons should attend, the planning ses­ sion to be held at the H o tel Cam b ridge, Tuesday, April 13 at- 8 p.m. — Village- residents -are included in the invitation to set up tables of articles for sale along Main street. Individuals must' secure permission of the property owner of the location t|iey Choose. Church organiza­ tions are encouraged to plan food sales for the day. A membership drive will be conducted in ‘the near future. OES attended a meeting of Hudson Falls chapter OESS on Monday evening when the district grand officers made their official visit to the chapter. —The annual spring concert of the music department wiH be pre­ sented at- 8 p.m. this Thursday evening at the Cambridge Central school. There will be selections by the -junior and senior bands., directed by Har­ wood Strobeck, and the choruses, directed by Edmund Green. -‘-Miss Bonnie Wallace has been spending a week With her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gottry Sr. —The Community Len­ ten service will be held at 8 p.ni. this Thursday evening at- the First Baptist church. Rev. Roger Seacord, pastor of the Church of the Open Bible, will speak on Christ the Sou of God. AH are invited to the ecumenical B'rVice, sponsored by the Cambridge Cleric club. 7 —A memorial service will b l leld at*4 p.#. on Sunday afternoon, March 21 , at ^he Cambridge felted Presbyterian Masons to g et \ degrees The regular meeting of Cambridge Valley lodge 481, F&AM, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday Bateholts, March 6. who died evening, March 22 at the Masonic temple. Gedrge E. Foster will preside. The Master Mason degree will be conferred oh a class of candidates. Hot roast beef sand­ wiches will be served at the temple at 6:30 p.m. preceding the Meeting. Members of other lodges . in the districtrand|)f other districts are invited to the supper and meeting. PUBLIC MEETING Congressman Edward Pattison Will bold a public meeting\ in Cambridge this Saturday. All area residents are invited to ^ itom 2 to'4_p.m., to ask Mr. Pattison questions. At the monthly meeting of Captain Maxson unit, American -Legion auxil- iarvj-.held recently at the American Legion home, a donation was given to the Salem Legion . auxiliary, and memhers were asked to take cancelled stamps and coupons to the next meeting. It was .an­ nounced that the county unit meeting will-be held in Greenwich this eve­ ning. Edward Fairbanks, a member of Captain Maxson post, asked the unit for-help in the Legion birthday, party to be held on March 27. Captain Maxson post 634, American Legion wilj celebrate its 57th birthday with a party on March 27. There' will be a happy hour ’from 6-7 p.m., followed with a covered dish supper at 7 p.m. A four piece band .will provide music for dancing after supper. 1 Edward Fairbanks is chairman of the party, assisted by members of the post and auxiliary. Mrs,'Jean Ames and Mrs. Maijorie Lewis are in charge of decorations. AJ1 - Legionaires and auxiliary members and their guests are invited. An afghan donated to the auxiliary by Mrs. Sybil Dustin will be awarded at the dinner. All proceeds will go to. the cancer -POBgG&in* Refreshments were served by Mrs. Joyce Bentley and Mrs. Bettie Bryant. Mrs. ‘Jean Ames won the mystery gift. The next meeting will be held on April' 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Legion home. All members are invited to attend and Legionaires are to be invited* also. Members are asked to note that it will be on .Wednesday rather than theusual Thursday night. L * 'ThereWillbetwoguests at thia»- meeting: Miss Aftne Walsh and Deputy Ronald E. O’Neil of > Fort Edward.- Miss Walsh; a senior at the Cambridge central school, was- the Metric system p r o g r a m The CaHibridgfr -central school elem entary mathematics team reports that it has begun the task of developing a program for the metrification of •measurement in the C .C .S. elem entary mathematics curriculum. Following a recent de­ cision by the Congress of the United States to require the gradual con­ version of the United States from our present general-use of the English system of measurement to a total use of the metric system throughout the United States, all New York state schools have been advised by the New York state commissioner of education, Ewald —Mr. and Mrs. Fatal Bengle entertained last Sunday evening as supper guests Mrs. Helen Her­ rington -and son, Merritt, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Bengle and children, Jeff, 'Carla and David. T&e occasion was to celebrate the birthday of Mrs. Bnice Bengle. ' ■1 —Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Lyons visited Mrs.'Harriet Sunday afternoon. —The men of the Nifrth Cambridge chbrch will ’tfe trucking waste * paper1to “ Walloomsac mill n&*t Tuesday, the 23yd. Any­ one having papers they would like to give for ffite drive may call any of the church members aiid the papers will be picked up. The medical cure-all in the Middle Ages was the man­ drake root. Its human shape made ‘doetoW tiiiii'k ii was good for any ailment. 1 Nyquist, to 1‘reassess its .instructional program in the light of the increasing trend toward metrics.” In the initial planning stage, the following steps are suggested; —Formation of study committees to. determine- the appropriate ’ subject areas and methods for introducing metric meas­ urement into the curric­ ulum;: — P resentation of manipulative learning ac­ tivities >for students. ’ —Initiation of experi­ mental or pilot metric prograftis. The . C.C.S. mathe- maticsteam advises it Will continue to inform the unit's repiesentativef to Girls’ State last sumwes and will tell of her time there. Detective Q'NeH will speak on ! juvenjte operations in Washington county. Detective O’Neil ^has worked closely with juv­ eniles and directs juvenile operations for the depart* mentr He was namedctd the board as regional representative to N*¥S Juvenile Police. Officers association at a recent meeting he attended uin Monticello. His counties include Washington, Warren, Essex, Clintoi? and Hamilton.- April is Children and Youth month in the Legion auxiliary, and Mia. Maijorie Lewis is headraf the committee for the unit. WILD* pj The . Cossa; eats 4-H dub lip.' a t . the ' firehouse. R placing* thefb -the.‘Hoards Da judging conte s^ea^sed. • ^Jt was.o»., whether the < t&takeoverth Cossayuna M< during the y« iiiittee-appoir into the matt< Robertson Saunders Campbell. — The! club participate ii tennial projec ’-f'The next 1 toe held at Thursday, M ithestlgar hoi: Campbell. JUNIOR F j^rea demoi was March Salem’school i Farmers 4-JH ibejrs d§mons Tas. follows: -.HjBlue awa Qraig, ere« jambs; San: ho,w to tell t Walter 0, .Dick Kinnin .QTfteao? Most o f as are bom wtfh more acute hearing than we need. Nature starts us oat with the kind of hearing primitive man needed to keep alert in the presence of invisible dangers. Many ' people retain acute hearing through long lives, and if, In the second half of life, hearing (especially for high tones} shades bffja most experts agree that this is nothing tp worry about. But If you hav»e|a loss serious enonefe to he a handicap, by all means «|p something about it.‘Tli]&r§ are at least' l5,ot)6,DOT people in the United States that are hard of he^rlpg^ Prescriptions ftre |o8f business at fijm N iP f PHARMACY, 75' £ MilK St., Cambridge. Sick r&fir supplies, for 6al6 or r include wheel walkers, canes, vrntiiw and portable „ corafniodesi' Catering to the.,medial profession, Kltaln’s offers, honest, friendly prompt service at all times? Phone 677-3822. ’ qcji. Mon-rrl., 8 A.M.-9 P , ^ Sat.,8A.M,;6P.M. Sun., 8 A. HELPFULHim: , seorch marks from satin — ” ■1 r 0 .t;-I>QViglas_ to do at ki Tracy Hall, p animal; Rob I jkfieping gO( iApy Mear: ■- -• 11' » i » j »'■■■.' u-rw w n » » \ C — ■ register a , Campbell, nc rllennisCami s safety [, Briai isnpwcard. Red award , ,,Prik Reutli a snowm Craig, dehpi Timothy Gar truck cattle; rick, how to Scott Hall, pa box r Kevin Ei grooming; Si 1 manr^m^te Wendy Gett ping; Brian ing .shields ii HEBRON 1 The fifth m Hebron Huss was held Ms iholne of LeE ' .The last w -^ent-ofthe-cl t at. ’\.The d onsition to ^alsy teletho ; The Hoarc Cow judjging blanks were mailing. »f»Abirthda sentto.the k ,^The parts < studied. Be U were practic< The next ' be held Mart heme Shaw at UUJ h Ma N « t- metric C.C.S, curriculum for deredchtdk o n n ia rk s ,^ ; removing an hour later. « > r g r \ ‘Students( i eOTbtridge, and Salem iu tBe3 grants < Students e: -fields^of m ui theatet;- vwThosewl -pi!ihcipals‘ < ^ f ^ e le r s applicatifiti. cfiti6«8'nnist to Richard; Webster, av m m ; tfey Applcants.n -ditibn-atrthe High School A b ^ 8 tit 3:

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