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Page 2 ^1 HAMILTON COUNTY RECORD May 8, 1947 SPECmATOR Frank H. Winkley Dies at Winter Home in Florida Word has been, received of the death of Frank H. Winkley of Schenectady and Lake Worth, Fla., which occured at his Lake Worth home on April 30, after a prolonged illness. Burial took place ill Florida. Mr. Winkley, formerly an executive of the General Electric Co., Schenec­ tady, will be missed by a host of friends he made in this community during the many years be has mainta:[ned a sum­ mer home at Lake Pleasant. Church Notes Grace Church and the Lake Pleasant Union Church will be represented by a - delegate at the First Quarterly Con­ ference, to be held on Wednesday eve­ ning, May 21, at the Fremont Methodist Church, Gloversville. Reports of the auditing and church records committees must be in at that School Registrations Mrs. Coons requests that parents of all those little children who plan to en­ ter school in the fall contact her within the next two weeks so she may know how many additional students to con­ sider in planning schedules for next Fall. Marriage Announced Cards have been received announcing the marriage of Miss Lorraine Anna “Toby” Page, daughter of Mr. ‘ a n d Mrs. Walter Page, to James P. O’Keefe. The marriage took place on Wednes­ day, January 22nd. Births A daughter, Marla Doreen, weighing 7 pounds 6 ounces, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Aird on Saturday, May 3, at Amsterdam City hospital. Mrs. Aird was formerly Joan Graham. - it ; ' Personals Those in this cominnnity who know Mr. an d Mrs. Edward Wickert of Albany were saddened by the news . of the death, of their infant daughter last week. Mrs. Wickert, granddaughter of Mayor and Mrs. William Remmey, will be remembered by many as Mies Jean Remmey, who was office assistant to Dr. J. B. \'^anUrk for two summers. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene L. Greend at­ tended the wedding of Miss Audrey Evans and John Spriggs in Rome, N.Y. last Friday. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Evans who have a summer home on Sacandaga James Watkins has returned from Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Howland and family of Gloversville, Mrs. George B. Howland and Miss Donna Monroe were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Howland. I Mrs. Irene Hogan bad as recent ' guests Mr. and Mrs. J. Puglio of Utica ' who were on their way to California. Mr. David Page is entertaining a party of friends from New York, and Long Island for a weeks fishing at the Mt. Lakes. The movie at the school on Saturday night will be “Lady Luck”, starring Robert Young, Frank Morgan and B. Hale. Miss Betty Jane Jones of Brewster, who will join the faculty of the Lake Pleasant Central school in September, spent the weekend in Speculator and was the guest of Mrs. Coons. Mrs. William Wilber, Mrs. Elizabeth -Anti Telfer and Mrs. Arthur Tefft spent 3B^riday in Utica. Amos Page, who has been going to school in Florida to study mason work, returned to his home in Speculator recently. Mr. and Mrs. Elko Bekkeiing and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kasey and son of Ontario, Calif., visited Rev. and Mrs. Frederick Grim and family at the par­ sonage Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Slegle of Amsterdam were weekend guests of Mrs. Elizabeth Coons. Several persons from here braved the - humpy, muddy road to visit Clyde’s in Piseco on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. L. J8. Spencer of Mil- hnrn, N. J., have opened their camp in Speculator for the summer. The almost continual rain has had a disasterons effect on some of the dirt roads in this section, and made the Indian Lake road impassable beyond the top of Page Hill, Cow’s Intake Dairy cows will eat about 1.5 pounds of good roughage daily for each 100 pounds of body weighty INDIANUKE Student Subscription Contest The Curtis Publishing Co. recently sponsored a ten day contest between the fteshmen and sophOmores of the local school. All leading magazines for men, women and children were cof­ fered for new subscriptions or renewals. The freshmen won the contest and were awarded $15.00 for their results. Besides this amount the class made $121,41 which they will hold in their treasury toward their senior trip in '50. The sophomores made $36.12. Certificates of Achievement were awarded five freshmen: Marilyn Fish, Gertrude Uauna, Barbara La>Vergue, Terry Fish and John McDonald, and one sophomore, Lois Merwin. These six won the certificates for having sold more than $30 worth of magazines Obituary WILLIAM FOREST BROWN William Forest Brown, 92 former resident of Indian Lake died Friday afternoon in the Maynard Convalescent Home in Johnstown where he had been a patient for eight weeks. He was horn August 16, 1855 in Hamilton County where he has resid­ ed all his life. For many years he served as a guide and was well known throughout the county. His wife, Mrs. Ellen Arnold Brown, died some years ago. The survivors are one bro the r, Sylvester Brown of Speculator,, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services were held on Sun­ day afternoon at 1:80 at the Lipe Funeral Home in Northyille. The Rev. John G. Robinson of the Wells Methodist church officiated. Burial was made in the cemetery at Indian Lake. Music Festival Enjoyed The Annual Music Festival which had been held in past years' at Indian Lake was held May 2, at North Creek. All solo parts which were to have been scheduled had to be omitted because of time limits. Indian Lake sang “ Bells of St. Mary” and “ Three Little Maids’’ and partici­ pated in the mass glee club singing “All Through the Night” and “America the Beautiful”. Mrs. Beecher Fish, local music instructor, conducted the mass choruses. ^ Our band played “Silver Talisman Overture’’ and a march “With Bands Banners”, featuring Daphne Smith# the twirler. The massed bands played “Project”, a march, “Zenith”, an over­ ture and “America”. They were con­ ducted by Mr. Fuller, North Creek music instructor. Participating schools were North Creek, Long Lake, Olmsteadville, New­ comb, Indian Lake, Schroon Lake, Pottersville and Chestertown. Celebrates 84th Birdiday On Friday William Wilcox, who has been a resident of Indian Lake for the past 63 years and now lives by himself, was given a surprise basket of gifts in­ cluding $16.00 in cash, in honor of the celebration of his 84tb birthday. During the evening friends and neigh­ bors dropped in to wish him well and presented him with a cake. Kite Flying Contest A new eyent i« being staged on the athletic field of the high school on the afternoon of May 9 (if the weather isn’t like the first 5 days of May) The event, a Kite Flying contest will be judged on construction, messengers, parachutes, other inventions, the high­ est flyer and strongest puller. Material for building the entries was furnished by the shop school. . Rebekahs At the regnlar bi-monthly meeting of Utowana .Lodge-of Rebekahs held Monday evening, Mrs. R. W. Savage and Miss Emma Benton acted as hostesses. Members exchanged May baskets with a gift encised in each. Hostesses appointed for the next meet­ ing to be held on May I9th, are Mrs. Howard Brown and Mrs. Ralph Locke. Births Mr. and Mrs. Harold McCane who have moved from Indian Lake to Wevertown very recently became the parents of a second daughter, Carol Jean, born in Glens Falls hospital bn Wednesday, April 30, at 8:29 a. m. The baby weighed eight pounds two and a half ounces. Personals Cadet Nurse Ruth Merwin of Troy spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Merwin. Mr. and Mrs. Remain Williams of Scotia spent the weekend at their home in Sabael. N o tice Because of constantly rising costs of production and increasing difficulties in securing supplies and equipment, publication of the HAMILTON COUNTY EECOED will bei suspended with this issue. C. L. Fry Estate, Publisher Pl^O Red Cross Lpcheon Mrs. Leo Rogers, Red Cross chair­ man for the town of Arietta wishes to announce that the luncheon will be held at Long Lake, on Saturday, May 17th, and all of those that wish to at­ tend may contact her not later than May 14th. Personals Mr. Billy Abrams has been visiting relatives and. friends in Ithaca for several days. Mr. and Mrs. James Knox spent the weekend at i^heir camp, and had as their Saturday night dinner guest, Mrs. Anne Telfer of Lake Pleasant. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Preston enter­ tained relatives from Sherrill on Sun- Mrs. William Heitman spent the weekend tn New York City. Mrs. Mj'ra Bell Donahue is a. patient iu the Amsterdam City hospital. William Lamkey. I ll , visited friends in Polandl last week. Mrs. Thomas Lawrence has return­ ed home after spendiug several days In BiughamtoQ. Mrs. Edward Ellers of Schenectady spent the weekend at her home in Mr. and Mrs. Blake Francis and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lawrence of Glens Falls andl Mr. and Mrs. Carden Kiblerandl son of Binghamton were weekend guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lawrence. Indian Lake Continued Personals Mrs. Earl Holland and children, David and Marveen of Gloversville spent the weekend with Earl Holland and his mother, Mrs. Harrison Sprung. Leo Godin has rettirned to his work in Newcomb where he is a lumber foreman, Mir. Godin has been spending the past six weeks'with friends here and in Blue Mt. Lake. Mr. and Mrs. George Nash who have been making their home in Schenectady for the past few years have moved back to town. They recently purchased a home in Sabael from Ralph Fish. Mr. and Mrs. John Carter of Albany called on Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Galusha over the weekend. Mrs. Elizabeth Lanphear has been spending a few days with har sister, Mrs. John McCane at Galaway. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Amell of Tahawus spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Moulton. Mrs. Charles Schweig of New York City spent the weekend with Mrs. James Mellor. Ned Locke is visiting friends in Troy. Mrs. Anna Epstein of New York spent the weekend at Indian Lake Lodge. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Locke and son, Dickie, and Mrs. J. N. Locke were in Igerna one day of last week to call on Mrs. Les Hammond. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Locke spent the weekend in Tahawus with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Amell. Mrs. Bertha McCormack of WarreuE- burg spent Monday night with Mrs. Ida Savarie. Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Kading of Rome called on friends in town over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Byron Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Portus Burgess, and Mrs. Ralph, Bonesteel were in Glens Falls last Mrs. Harrison Sprung has reopened her summer home which was formerly Mathews Camp. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Turner and Mt| and Mrs. William McElroy of Warrens- burg called on their sister, Mrs. Eunice Moulton, and brother, John Eldiidge, last Sunday. Oscar Ordway has been visiting his mother Mrs. William McCane fos the past two weeks. Mrs. Kathryn Early and - Mrs. Harold Alexander spent last Saturday and Sunday in Plattsbnrg with friends. Darken Gravy “When making white gravy if you want to color it darker add one .or two ginger snaps. Farm Injuries Injuries to farm people totaled 1,500,000 in one year. Dinner Date Postponed There has been a change in the date for the annual dinner meeting of the Hamilton Connty Tuberculosis and Public Health Association because of conflict with another event. It will he held at Melody Lodge in Speculator on .Thursday night. May 22, instead of preceding night. The baked ham dinher will be served promptly at 6:80. Reservations for the dinner should be made through the local chairman in each community by Saturday, May 17. Everyone interested in the work of the association is invited to attend. Anyone unable to attend t&e dinner may attend the meeting and election of officers which will immediately follow the dinner. Dr. F. Clark White of Ray Brook Hospital will speak on the value of chest x-ray surveys. It is also hoped that Dr. J. A. Camp­ bell, onr District Health Officer, will be present to speak briefly on how this association can cooperate with the State Department of Health in its program for the eradication of tuherculosiB.“ Chamber of Commerce Meets The Chamber of Commerce met on Monday night at Melody Lodge for its regnlar monthly meeting. There was good attendance in spite of the rainy weather and the muddy roads. The Chamber voted to sponsor the observance of Naval Reserve Week, particularly the showing of the movies which has been arranged for Friday night, May 23rd, at the school under the direction of Lieut. Commander John K. McAfee. These films, “Opera­ tion Crossroads” is an official movie of the Bikini Atoll atomic bomb tests and “The Silent Service” show sub­ marine service in actual combat operations in the Pacific, have been secured at no cost whatever and ate to shown free of charge. The public is invited to attend. Routine business was kept down to a medium in deference to the gu( speaker, Mr. Orlo S. Webster, Regional Representative. After the meeting adjourned, sand­ wiches and coflee were served. Piseco Fish and Game Assoc. ' The Piseco Fish and Game Clnb met at Clyde’s on Friday night with a good attendance in s^iite of the rain. Twenty-four mote members have been admitted since the last meeting. It was reported that at a special meeting of the Board of Governors it had been voted to loan the nse of the clubhouse to non-profit organizations at a minimum rate. It was reported that 1067 5 to 6 inch lake trout had been plante'd in each of three lakes. Lake Pleasant, Piseco and Sacandaga. Dick Higgins and Chet Rndes were elected delegates to the meeting of the Federation of Fish and Game Clubs of Hamilton County to be held at the Indian River Hotel on May 15. After further routine business it was announced that the next meeting will be held in the clubhouse. A fine hand was given Clyde Diedrich in apprecia­ tion of his cooperation in the use of his place for meetings during the winter Hamburgers and cofiee were served after the meeting had adjourned. Annual Red Cross Meeting The annual spring meeting of the Hamilton County Chapter of the Bed Cross will be held in Long Lake on Saturday, May 17tb. All those who wish to attend the luncheon should make reservation through the Branch Chairman in their community by Tuesday, May l3th. Northern Churches SPECULATOR G bacb M ethodist O hxjroh 10:30 A. M. Worship Service 11:45 A. M. Sunday School. LAKE PLEASANT U nion M ethodist C hukoh 2:00 P. M. Worship Service 3:00 P. M.-Sunday School S t . J a m e s ’ C h u r c h Sunday Mass. 11:00 A. M. Daylight Saving Time Desert Myth The old wheeze that ostriches “bury their heads in the sand” was probably started by early desert nomads who saw ostriches feeding on the horizon. Prom this distance the birds’ heads would appear to be “buried in the sands.” Usually the ostrich depends on his great speed for safety. Lead Poisoning Cows should be kept from newly painted buildings and fences until the paint is thoroughly dry. Lick­ ing the paint causes lead poisoning and possible death to the cow.; I northville I P THEATRE KFRI.&SAT. Walt Disney’s Happy Comedy Musical “MAKE MINE MUSIC” Presenting the Talents of BENNY GOODMAN NELSON EDDY DINAH SHORE ANDREWS SISTERS AH in Technicolor I PLUS FEATURE NO. T ~ | MARTHA O’DRISCOLL ^ TOM CONWAY “Criminal Coart” jjjscafletHorsenianj PLUS ■ • 70 j DRILL THAT WELL NOW Now Working in Hamilton County and Vicinity About Our Finance Flan TASKER WATER WELLS GLOVERSVILLE, N. Y. 81 W. Fulton St. Phone 2750-M Act Now! Order Tour One-Man Lightweight PRECISION FOWBRCmm TODAY Over 3,0 00 Precision Power Chain Saws now in qperation throughout Canada an d th e United States all using the well known and reliable 3J H. P. P R E C I S I O N Air Cooled 2 Cycle- Motor. Full particulars on request. Prompt delivery. Sales and Service Charles S. Wade North Creek, N. Y. C u t l e r y d e n s e r To clean ivory or bone cutlery, make a paste of ordinary whiting and lemon juice. Leave on ai few minutes, then remove and polish. Preventable Toll Preventable accidents take a life every 5% minutes of the day. Spanish Agriculture Spain’s prewar olive production led the world. Oranges, lemons and grapes are abimdaht with wheat and other grains raised on upland plains. Cotton, rice, sugar beets and dates grown in south. Millions of sh e ^ graze on mountainsides. “MERCURY” Outboard Motors and Boats Jack Lucas speculator, N. Y. Phone 2771 rate$ (t e«r(? Funeral Directors MEMBER OR North-ville N.Y. Phone 1 1 0 8ERV1NO NATION-WIDE Successor to R. H. Perry RADIO, REFRIGERATOR AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE SERVICE ALL MAKES & TYPES RADIOS REPAIRED Radio Tubes, Batteries and Parts in Stock E L E C T R IC A L S U P P L I E S ED. 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