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WYOMING COUNTY HERALD PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY AT ARCADE, N . Y VOLUME XXXV FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1926 NUMBER 17 a COMMENCEMENT WEEK DOINGS ELOQUENT ADDRESSES BY REV. RILEY AND MR. CHARLES W. WALKER. SEVEN IN GRADU­ ATING CLASS. OFFICERS. Seven students were graduated from Arcade High School, Tuesday evening, as follows: Edwin Glen Torsey, president of the class. Hannah M. Meyrring, vice-president. Mabel A. Peterson, secretary. Laura M. Williams, treasurer, Frances M. Cross. J. Vernon Gunn. Ruth Hogue. Commencement week was ushered in Sunday evening, when Rev. John R. Riley delivered an eloquent ad­ dress to the graduates. The church was beautifully decorated for the oc­ casion with the class colors, green and pink. The church was filled and overflowing with the friends of the graduates. On Tuesday evening the graduat­ ing exercises were held in the Bap­ tist church, amid a setting of flowers. The program was: , The Commonwealth March.. High School Orchestra Invocation .. Rev. Walter W. Dailey Address—\The Quest for Knowl­ edge . . Mr. Charles W. Walker Song—\Blow Ye Gentle Breezes s Blow\ ... High School Chorus Presentation of Diplomas... . .... Principal Daniel L. Hint The Acacia Club March High School Orchestra WESTCOTT-SMITH The marriage of Miss Norma West- cott, the only daughter of Mrs. Jen­ nie A. Westcott of Rushford, to the Reverend Leland D. Smith, of Cam­ bridge, Vermont, son of Mrs. B. P. Goerss of Farmersville Center, toolc p %ce Thursday, 'June 17, at 10 o'clock at the home of the bride, the Rev. D. H. Conrad, an old friend of the bride's family and former paB- tor at Arcade and Freedom, officiat­ ing. FREEDOM-RUSHFORP ROAD Work on this road is going along rapidly. The concrete is now com­ plete from Howlett's Corners to Fair- view. This portion of the work was completed Saturday. The concrete machine has been moved \o Fairview and is now pouring the concrete to­ wards Rushford on one side of the road. This end of the road will be open in two weeks. NEXT STATE CONVENTION GOES TO SYRACUSE The seventy-first annual New York State Sunday School Convention-and Statewide Council of Religious Edu­ cation is announced for Syracuse, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 13,'14 and 15, 1926. \ . DANCE AT WAKEFIELD'S Round and square dances, will fea­ ture the dance to be held at Wake­ field's dance hall, Sardinia, on Sat­ urday evening, June 26. Henry Ford's orchestra will furnish the music. By the way, Mr. Wakefipld is a dis­ abled veteran of the World war. FARMERS WARNED AGAINST \QUACK\ REMEDIES GEORGE SALLY HIT I BY AUTO AND DIED ! George Sally, 62 years old, Eben- 1 ezer, died at the General 'hospital, 1 Wednesday morning as the result of Injuries suffered when he was run, down by an automobile while walk- 1 ing in the West Seneca street road ' Monday. He suffered a fractured skull. The automobile was driven by El­ mer Spencer, Park street, Arcade,, who brought the injured man to the I hospital after the accident.—News. No blame is attached to Mr. Spen­ cer for the accident. The man was walking in the road. Mr. Spencer blew his automobile horn and was just going to pass when the man step­ ped directly in front of the truck. Mr. Spencer feels very badly over the unavoidable accident. COMMENCEMENT AT DELEVAN BACCALAUREATE SERMON BY REV. CHARLESWORTH. EXER- CISES HELD MONDAY EVEN- ING. NAMES OF GRADUATES. The baccalaureate sermon for the graduates of Delevan High School was given by the Rev. H. H. Charles- worth, to a large congregation. The orchestra rendered music and Ruth Cutting and Frank Goodchild sang solos. The church was prettily dec­ orated by the Juniors. Class Night was held in the school auditorium Monday evening June 21. The exercises were opened by class and audience singing \America af­ ter which a greeting was given by Gertrude Marsh. The following pro­ gram was given: ' Class History—Donald Boyd. Class Poem—Elizabeth Cartwright Parody on Class Poem Theo. Brown. Class Will—Robert Marsh. Presentation of Athletic Awards— Miss Moore, Mr. Hoag. Class Prophecy—Loretta Beckley. Presentations—Marian Miller. Class Song—Class. • The program was interesting, well given, and was enjoyed by alL The Commencement exercises were held ia the Odd Fellows temple, Tues­ day evening, June 22* Music was furnished by Mr. and 'Mrs. Thomp- sett, MT . Goodchild, and Mr. Hedin, which was very much appreciated by all. Invocation was given by the Rev. H. H. Oharlesworth. Salutatory—Gertrude Marsh. Valedictory—Frances Hess, Address—Dr. Robert J. McAlpine of the Central Presbyterian church of Buffalo. The address was cer­ tainly splendid and we were fortun­ ate to have Dr. McAlpine with us. Presentation of Diplomas — Mr. Hoag. Song, \America\—all. Benediction—Rev. Charlesworth. The class roll follows: Loretta Beckley, Elizabeth Daggett, Lulu- belle Manwaring, Robert Marsh, Don­ ald Boyd, Elizabeth Cartwright, Frances Hess, Gertrude Mash, Mar­ ian Miller. • HOPPER REUNION The Farm Bureau office has recent­ ly been in receipt of a number of in­ quiries regarding 1 certain chemicals which are being offered for .sale to farmers in Wyoming County. It ia claimed by the representatives sell­ ing these chemicals that they will control all kinds of plant disease and insects, including Iblight, apple scab, potato blight and cherry magots. Investigation shows that this chem­ ical is a form, of carbon bisulphide which has been used to some extent during the past few years in_the con­ trol of woodchucks. Farmers who have used this material in some cases report disastrous results, especially,, where it was used, for seed treat­ ment. _ The Farm .Bureau Is an organiza­ tion to protect farmers against such \quack\ remedies and members of the Farm Bureau should get in touch with Farm Bureau ofBcials before in­ vesting in any of this material. SERIES OF DANCES AT CHAFFEE Chaffee Lodge 1. O. 0. F. will hold a dance in their hall at Chaffee every Saturday evening during the sum­ mer. « 16tf DANCE AT HOLLAND Starting June 10th, the new Elm- wood Pavilion, Holland, NT Y., will £jn a dance each Thursday night, 8 1, Standard time. Clayton Fattey* orchestra. 16tfS The annual reunion of the decend- ants of the late Norman Hopper was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Thomas of Centerville, N. Y., on Sunday, June 20, 1926. At 12:30 dinner was served on the lawn, to which all did ample justice. Fifty-five friends and relatives were present from Ridgeway, Pa., Batavia, N. Y., Bolivar, N. Y., Lack­ awanna, N. Y., Arcade, N. Y., Hume, N. Y., and Higgins Mills, N. Y. As each one departed for their re­ spective homes they declared Mr. and Mrs. Thomas to be ideal entertain­ ers and hoped to all meet again next year. HOWELL-GUENEBAUT Miss Olga Guenebaut and Mr. Leigh H. Howell of Chaffee, were united in marriage, Thursday, June 10th, 1926, at Buffalo, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Howell left for a two weeks motor trip and upon their return will be at home at Chaffee, N. Y. NOVELTY DANCE AT SARDINIA The Sardinia Home Bureau Club will hold a novelty dance on Mon­ day evening, July 5th, in Community Hall, Sardinia. A special feature: A prize will be awarded for the best Emulation Dance. Nichols' orchestra. The electric lights will be com­ plete and will be used fo r the first time. 17 Dance at East Arcade Every Friday Night Fine Floor. NichoU* Orclwttra without «qa»l. Good Luck. Horn*, lika FMIXBI. All for $1.00. Opening attraction of Chautauqua. Edna J. Pollay cnarms her audiences with her vivacious and magnetic personality. TLere is never a dull moment in the program of this talented musician. / ARCADE CHAUTAUQUA JULY 1-7 GUY WHEELER SHALLIES, 54 DIES AT HOME HEAD OF ENGLISH DEPART­ MENT 21 YEARS. NORMAL SCHOOL MOURNS. PROFESSOR. SHALLIES KEENLY INTEREST­ ED IN AIDING POOR STUDENTS TO GET EDUCATION. (From Plattsburghr Daily Star . June 18, 1926). Guy Wheeler Shallies, head of the department of English at Plattsburgh State Normal School since 1905, died suddenly yesterday morning at his home, 186 Cornelia street. He had been ill several weeks, but the end came unexpectedly. He was 54 years old. A short prayer service will be con­ ducted at the house at 10 o'clock Saturday morning by the Rev. Ivan- hoe McCullom. Burial in Kirkwood Missouri, Mrs. Shallies' former home. A sister, Miss Maude Shallies, is the only near relative surviving oth­ er than Mrs. Shallies. Professot Guy Wheeler Shallies was born in Sandusky, New York. After attending the village school he entered the high school at Arcade, from which he was graduated, and then entered the State Normal School at Buffalo, completing the classical course. The next four years were spent in the University of Chicago, from which he received an A.B. degree. After passing one year in the study of English at the Yale University graduate school he returned to the graduate school of the University of Chicago, from which he received the A. M. degree in Education. Professor Shallies began hie teach­ ing in a country village school. From 1897-1904 'he taught English and modern languages in preparatory schools in Missouri and Connecticut. In 1905 he came to. the Plattsburgh State Normal School as.head of the English department. Hundreds of students became warm friends- through^ 'his activities in their behalf. Many aigirl and boy was aided in securing an education by his help in placing them where they could earn board and room. Professor Shallies was greatly in­ terested in nature and this interest was reflected in the care bestowed on the garden at his new home on Cor­ nelia street. He was also very fond of antiques and his home is filled with choice pieces of furniture, rugs and china. His death yesterday cast a shade of sorrow over commencement ac­ tivities. On every hand students gathered to mourn his passing and many of them came to the house to offer their sympathies and tender their Jielp. Guy Wheekr Shallies In Holy Writ long ages ago it was said, \In the midst of life we are in death.\ Trite as these words have come to be regarded in these modern times their truth was realized with crushing force yesterday when it was learned that -Guy W. Shallies had peacefully passed into the infinite. The Master Teacher had written \Finis\ to the volume of life. One who had been a true teacuer all his days had passed through the Valley of Shadows and come into the light (Continued on page 4) CHAUTAUQUA NET WEEK OPENS AT ARCADE ON THURS­ DAY. SPLENDID PROGRAM WILL ASSURE BEST OF EN­ TERTAINMENT. TICKETS GOING FAST. The Redpath Chautauqua opens next Thursday in Arcade and con­ tinues for six days.' As will be seen by the program published in another column, those whi attend, will be given excellent entertainment for the six days of the Chautauqua. \Those having tickets for sale re­ port brisk sales. It is important that you get your season ticket now, as the price goes up as soon as the al­ lotment of tickets held by the com­ mittee is sold. You can secure these tickets at the Herald office. I WALES MAN DOUBLY LUCKY While awaiting trial before Judge Hartzell of Buffalo on a reckless driving charge, John Lefort, a farm­ er, Wale3 Center, lost his wallet con­ taining $150. An hour later, after his case 'had been disposed of, Lefort found the purse under a seat in the courtroom where he had been seated. The reckless driving charge was dis­ missed with a suspended sentence when he asserted the dangerous driv­ ing had been caused by a defective front wheel. He was arrested on Broadway while driving from side to side of the street. MRS. W. H. JONES Mrs. W . H. Jones of Sandusky died Tuesday morning, following a three- months illness, aged 76 years. She has been a most highly esteemed resi­ dent of Sandusky all her life. The funeral services will be held at the home at 2 p. m., Friday. In­ terment will be in the Sandusky cemetery. She is survived by her husband, W. H. Jones, one son, Millard H.7*| three daughters, Mrs. Robert Flogaus, Mrs. Fred Evans, Mrs. W. B. Edson, and one grandson, Harlow Edson. MANY REACTORS IN SARDINIA COWS BEING TESTED BY DR. BOWMAN. ENTIRE HERDS SHOW T. B. TWO CLEAN HERDS. Dr. Bowman of East Aurora, is testing cows in the Town of Sardinia, and has found a number of dairies badly effected with T. ,B. Among the dairies so far tested, and the number of reactors, are: Cows Reactors Robert Olin. . 59 40 Seymour Rosier. ... 26 23 Bert Armading .... 18 17 Charles Casey 17 17 Mr. Beardsley 17 6 Fred Wilkins 54 48 W. W. Gill 30 none Frank Sears 8 Jerseys none Other herds are now being tested. WILLI AMS-WALRADT Mr. David Williams, son of Robert J. Williaims, and Miss Alice Walradt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wal­ radt of Freedom, were united in marriage, Wednesday evening, June 16th, by Rev. D. H. Conrad. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd H. Williams. They will make their home in Freedom. MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM FERRIS KILLED BY TRAIN Mlrs. William Ferris was instantly killed and her husband badly injured at 2:30, June 17th, while driving to Rochester, when their car was struck by an Erie trolley car on a crossing at Cuylerville about ten miles south of Avon. Mr. Ferris was rushed to the General hospital at Rochester where he died the next day. „ Mr. and Mrs. Ferris left their home in Franklinville, Thursday morning to bring Mrs. G. W. G. Fer- j:is home from Rochester. The news of the accident was received in Franklinville when the coroner in charge of the case phoned Mr. G. W. G. Ferris about 3 o'clock. Mr. Ferris conducted a drug store In Franklinville for many years. DEDICATION POSTPONED C&RNERSTONE LAYING AND DEDICATION OF ODD FEL­ LOWS TEMPLE, ARCADE, WILL. BE HELD ON JULY 12. The laying of the cornerstone and the dedication of the Odd Fellows Temple at Arcade has been postpon­ ed until July 12. The reason for this is that the committee has been unable to get in touch with the Grand Master, whoso presence qn_this occasion is earnestly desired. Other prominent Odd Fel­ lows are expected to be present. The'plans at present contemplate the laying of the cornerstone in the afternoon. Dinner at 6 p. m. Dedica­ tion ceremonies in the theatre in the evening. FARMERS PICNIC SATURDAY The plans for the big Annual Wyoming County Farmers Picnic at Letchworth Park, Saturday, June 26, are completed. On this day the Six Nations of the Iroquois will be the guests of the Grange, Farm Bureau, Dairymen's League and Junior Pro­ ject in a gigantic home-coming festi­ val. The large committees have worked zealously to make this an outstanding event in Wyoming county. HAVE YOUR LICENSE Charles A. Harnett, commissioner of motor vehicles, in a communica­ tion to the chiefs of police and en­ forcement officers of the State re­ quested co-operation in a Statewide check-up beginning, Thursday, July 1, by instructing all police officer* to apprehend all automobile operat­ ors and chauffeurs who have not com­ plied with the law relating to licenses. The request is made because of the fact that all 1925-26 licenses will ex­ pire at midnight, June 30. DANCE AT YORKSHIRE An old fashioned dance will be held at the Firemen's Hall at Yorkshire, Friday evening June 26th. Come and have a good time. BASE BALL AT HOLLAND On Sunday, June 27, the Holland team will have as their opponents at Holland, the Yorkshire team. These teams are composed of all 'home players and each team has developed some good ball players. They are evenly matched, so an exciting game is anticipated. 'Game called at 3:00 p. m. POLITICAL CALENDAR WYOMING COUNTY COW WINS SECOND MEDAL Maid's Darling, the Wyoming County Jersey Cow which drew at­ tention to her great dairy ability by establishing a State record a year or so ago, has completed her second of­ ficial test with a most creditable record. > This producer was first placed on test when she was two years* and four months of age, and in 305 days she yielded 486.69 pounds of butter- fat and 8488 pounds of milk. In es­ tablishing this State Jersey record she also qualified for a Silver Medal awarded by the American Jersey Cat­ tle Club. She held .this State Cham­ pionship for a considerable time, when her record was finally exceeded by another young producer. In her latest test, which was start­ ed at three years and five months of. age, Maid's Darling yielded 530.17 pounds of butterfat and 909^pounds of milk in 305 days. Her milkl aver­ aged 6.83 per cent butterfat and she carried a calf for 209 days, qualify­ ing for her second Silver Medal. The new medal winner is by the Silver Medal bull, Jap of Orchard Home 1 , a son of the Gold and Silver Medal bull, the Imported Jap. Darl­ ing's dam is Jap's (Little Maid, a granddaughter of the Inmported Jap. Henry S. Nichols of Curriers, N. Y., owns, L and has developed and test­ ed Maid's Darling as well as other high producing Jerseys. Politics will get an early start this year, leading up to next fall's cam- ' paign. Designating petitions may be I circulated as early as June 29, and I must be filed not later than August 1 17. The 1926 political calendar, is- ' sued by Florence E. S. Knapp, secre- I tary of State, making its appearance this week, gives all dates of interest to voters and politicians. General election day falls on November 2, , while the fall primary will be held on September 14. The state and judicial conventions, this year, will be held between Sep­ tember 22 and September 28, the former date being the first day on which these conventions may be j held, while the latter date is the last day for-filing nominations. Decli- I nations may be filed up to October 1, | and October 5 is the last day for fil­ ing new nominations. N o change is jmad'e in the number*of signatures required for independent nomina­ tions, 12;000 still prevailing for statewide offices. Independent nom­ inations may he filed between Sep­ tember 28 aand October 6. Registration days in New York city run from October 4 to October 9, and in other cities and villages of 5,000 or more residents, and where personal registration is necessary, the dates are October 8 and 9; 15 and 16. In other places where non-per­ sonal registration prevails, the dates are October 9 and 16. Absentee voters' affidavits may be filed with boards of election as early as Octo­ ber 3, the last day being October 16. The Democratic primary ballots will be green, the Republican cherry, and the Socialist, canary. ST. MARY'S CHURCH PICNIC At East Arcade, N. Y. Saturday, August 7, 1926 14tf JOINS STAFF OF WARSAW HOSPITAL Warsaw, June 18—Dr. William M. Richards has 'been engaged as ear, eye, nose and throat specialist at the Wyoming County Community hos- pitla and will commence work here on July 1st HOLLAND NEWS The John Rogers family reunion \\a& held Saturday at Kobble Kamp. Miss Griggs of East Aurora was a week-end guest of Mrs. Al. Griggs. Mr. Emile Sturm attended the an­ nual Dairymen's League convention held in Buffalo, the past week. Mr. Wheat of East Aurora was a guest of Mr. Al. Griggs, recently. Mr. Arthur Sturm has recovered from a recent illness and is able to attend to business in East Aurora. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bill of Frank­ linville were guests of Mr. Asher Cut­ ler, Friday. Mrs. Seymour Rogers was in Stry- kersville on business, Saturday. Mrs. Louie Zwingelstein and daugh­ ter Katherine, are spending a few weeks with relatives, at Albany. For sale: Fine cabbage plants. Mrs. C. A. Button, Holland. 17 Installation of Troop No. 17 Boy Scouts of America was held Friday evening, June 17, at Kobble Kamp. The meeting was a father and son get-together meeting and the boys did the cooking and serving. After supper the Scouts led the way to a camp where they had prepared a pile ready to light. When the fatiiera and Scouts and Executive N. M. Miles and Commissioner Schneckenberger had gathered around the pile Scout Robert Kent lighted the fire with the use of only one match. Commis­ sioner Schneckenberger then made a few very interesting remarks and presented the Scouts with their cer­ tificates and the committee with the Charter for the ensuing year. Ex­ ecutive N. M. Miles gave a very in­ teresting and instructive talk, after which all joined in giving the Scout Oath and Law and Pledgo to th« Flag. Parents who are not familial 1 with the Scout movement and what it means to the boys should acquaint themselves with the valuable train­ ing which the boys receive in \scout­ ing.\ The boys certainly have some very fine times and enjoyable events. More Holland news on page eight. d\8IWI 'A *N 'apeoxv 'I '°N Z -OK 'xsiooo 5mre P 9 ^—3TVS HO£

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