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Pagfe a UMIlTDIICDyiinilECOIIII May 8, 1947 SPECUUTOR Frank H. Winldey Dies at Winter Home in Florida Word has been received of the death of F rank H . Winklsy of Schenectady and Lake Worth, Fla., which occured at his Lake Worth honae on April 80, after a prolonged illne'es. Burial took place in Florida. Mr, Wlnkley, 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 he has maintained 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, a t the Fremont Methodist Church, Gloversville. Reports of the auditing and church records committees m ust 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 botfn to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Aird on Saturday, May 3, at Amsterdam City hospital. Mrs. Aird was formerly Joan Graham. Personals Those in this.community who know Mr. a n 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 Bemmey, will he remembered by m any as Mies Jean Remmey, who was oflSee assistant to Dr. J . B. VanUrk for two summers. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene, L. Greene 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 Saeandaga Jamfs W atkins 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. Mrs. Irene Hogan h^d 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. Miss Betty J a n e 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 Stuart, Mrs. Ann Telfer and Mrs. A rthur Tefft spent Friday 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 Bekkering 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. Blegle of Amsterdam were weekend guests of Mrs. Elizabeth Coons. Several persons from here braved the bumpy, muddy road to visit Clyde’s in Piseco on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Spencer of Mil- burn, N. J., have opened their camp in Speculator for the summer. . The almost continual rain has had a disasterous 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 weight,; INDIAIUAKE Student Subscription Contest , The Curtis Publishing Co. recently sponsored a ten day contest between the freshmen and sophomores of the local school. All leading magazines for men, women and children were of­ 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 $131.41 which they will hold in their treasury toward their senior trip in ’50. The sophomores made $36.13. Certificates o f Achievement w e r e awarded five freshmen: Marilyn Fish, Gertrude Hanna, Barbara LaVergne, 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 W ILLIA M 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 born 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 b r o t h e r , Sylvester Brown of Speculator, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services were held on Sun­ day afternoon at 1:30* a t the Lipe Funeral Home in Northville. The Rev. John G. Robinson of the Wells Methodist church officiated. Burial was' made in the cemetery at Indian Music Festival Enjoyed The Annual Music Festival which had been held in past years at Indian Lake was held May 2, a t North Creek. All solo p arts which were to have been scheduled had to be omitted because of time limits. Indian Lake sang “ Bells ofSt. Mary” and “ Three Little Maids’’ and partici­ pated In the mass glee club singing “All Through the N ight’’ and “ America the Beautiful”. Mrs. Beecher Fish, local music instructor, conducted the mass choruses. Our band played “Silver Talisman Overture’’ and a march “ W ith 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, N o rth Creek music instructor. Participating schools we r e North Creek, Long Lake, Olmsteadville, New­ comb, Indian Lake, Schroon Lake, Pottersville and Chestertown. Celebrates 84tb Birthday On Friday William Wilcox, who has been a resident of Indian Lake for the past 63 years and now liyes by himself, was given a surprise basket of gifts In­ cluding $16.00 in cash, In honor of the celebration of his 84th birthday. During the evening friends and neigh­ bors dropped in to wish him well and presented him wlih a cake. Kite Flying Contest A new event is being staged on the athletic field of the high school on the afternoon of May 9 (if the weather isn’t like the first 6 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 Tegular 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 enclsed in each. HoBtesses appointed for the next meet­ ing to be held on May 19th, 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 Wednesday, April 30, at 8:29 a. u.i. 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. Romain Williams of Scotia spent the weekend at their home in Sabael. Notice Beeaiuse of constantly rising costs of production and increasing dif&ciilties in securing supplies and equipment, publication of the HAMILTON COUNTY BECOBD will be suspended with this issue. €.’ L. Fry Estate, Publisher PISKO Red Cross Luncheon Mrs. Leo Rogers, Red Cross chair­ man for the town of Arietta wishes to announce thaf\ the luncheon will be held a t Long Lake, on Saturday, May I7tb, 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 a t their 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 day. Mrs. William Heitman spent the weekend In New York City. Mrs. Mlyra Bell Donahue is a patient in the Amsterdam City hospital. William Lamkey, I I I , visited friends in Poland last week. Mrs. Thomas Lawrence has return­ ed home after spending several days in Binghamton. 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 and Mr. and Mrs. Carden Eibleraud son of Binghamton were weekend guests a t 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 returned to his work in Newcomb where he' la a lumber foreman, Mr. 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 bar sister, Mrs. John McCane a t Galaway. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Amell of Tabawus spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Arvln Moultoq. Mrs. Charles Sohweig 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 Mr. and Mrs. Francis Locke and son, Dickie, arid! Mrs. J . N. Locke were in Igerna one day of last week to call on Mrs. Les Hammond. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Locke spent t^e weekend in Tabawus with Mr. and M rk Charles Amell. Mrs. Bertha McCormack of \Warrens- burg spent Monday night with Mrs. Ida Bavarie;. Mr. and Mrs. S tuart Kading of Rome called on friends in town over the weekend. Mr, and Mrs. Byron Smith, Mr. and Mrs. PortuB Burgess, and Mrs, Ralph Bonesteel were In Glous Fails last Friday. Mrs. Harrison Sprung has reopened her summer home which was formerly Mathews Camp. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Turner and Mr| and Mrs. William McElroy of Warrens- burg called on their sister, Mrs. Eunice Moulton, and brother, John Eldrldge, last Sunday., Oscar Ordway has been visiting his mother Mrs. William McCane for the past two weeks. Mrs. Kathryn Early and Mrs. Harold Alexander spent last Saturday and Sunday In Plattsburg 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 County Tuberculosis and Public Health Association because of conflict w ith another event. It will be held a t Melody Lodge in Speculator on Thursday night, May 22, instead of preceding night. The baked ham dinner will be served promptly a t 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 the dinner may attend the meeting and eleotion 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, out District Health Officer, will be present to speak briefly on how this association can coo lerate with the' State Department of H e iltb in its program for the eradication >f tuberculosis.^ Chamber of Commerce Meets The Chamber of Commerce met on Monday night a t Melody Lodge for its regular monthly meeting. There was good attendance in spite of the rainy weather and the mjaddy roads. The Chamber voted to sponsor the observance of NaVal Reserve Week, particularly the showing of the movies which has been night. May 38rd, the direction of John K. McAfee, tion Crossroads” ii the Bikini Atoll and “The Silent marine service operations in thOj secured a t up cost shown freeofchwge. invited to attend. Routine husinesli was kept down to a medium in def irence to the guest speaker, Mr. Orlo S. Webster, Regional Representative. * After the meeting adjourned, sand- irranged for Friday i t the school under Lieut. Commander These films,“Opera- an official movie of atomic bomb tests Service” show sub- in actual combat Pacific, have been whatever and are to The public is wiches and cofiee were served. Piseco Fish aid Game Assoc. The Piseco Fisb arid Game Club met at Clyde’s on Friqay night w ith a good attendance in spite of the rain. Twenty-four more members have been admitted s i ^ the last meeting. It was report^ that at a special meeting of the Bx^ard of Governors it had been voted to loan the use of the clubhouse to non-profit organizations at a minimum ratp. It was reported that 1067 5 to 6 inch lake trout had been planted in each of three lakes, Lake Pleasant, Piseco and Saeandaga. Dick Higgins and Chet Rndes were elected delegates to the meeting of the Federation of F ish 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 Oiedrloh in apprecia­ tion of his cooperation In the use of bis place for meetings during the winter season. Hamburgers and coffee were served after the meeting had adjourned. Annual Red Cross Meeting The annual spring meeting of the Hamilton County Chapter of the Red Cross will be held in Long Lake on Saturday, May 17th. All those who wish to attend the luDoheon should make leservatiou through the Branch Chairman in their community by Tuesday, May 13tb. Northern Churches SPECULATOR G baok M ethodist C huboh 10:80 A. M. Wowhip Service 11:45 A. M. Sunday School. LA K E PLEASANT U nion M ethodist C huboh 2:00 P. M. W orship Service 8:00 P. M. Sunday School ST. J ames ’ C huboh 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. From 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< Q X J L D theatre O northville i \FR I. & SAT. Walt Disney’s Happy Comedy Musical ‘^MAKE MINE MUSIC” Presenting the Talents of BENNY GOODMAN NELSON EDDY DINAH SHORE ANDREWS SISTERS All in Technicolor I PIUS FEATURE NO. T \ ] MARTHA O’DRISCOLL - TOM CONWAY “Criminal Court” [scarlet Borsemanl PLUS ■ • 70 | 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! 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