TEMPERATURE. 3 p. m.—57 above. 3 a. m.—55 above. THE COLUMBIA KEPUBLIOAN. THE WEATHER. Rain Tuesday and Wednesday; somewhat colder. VOLUM E C n. > Where You Read It First - HUDSON, N. Y., TUESDAY MORNING, NOVE MBER 1,1921 TWELVE PAGES NUMBER 9 GiLlDGE m is lEGIiMS Speaking for President, Says Harding is Ready to Make tSacrifiee for Veterans. ■Kansas City, Oct, 31.—^Nothing is closer to the heart of President H ar ding than to make the relief for in capacitated war veterans absolutely com p lete; no man not in the service has ' a ••deeper appreciation of what th a t service meant, of the sacrifices m a d e by the veterans, - o f the obliga tions incurred by the country, and no onaii 'Will go further to minister to th e ■ true welfare of those who have been in the service and their depend- crits- than the President of the United ‘sta t e s , Vice-President Coolidge told ■the national convention of the Amei'i- ca n ‘ L egion-here to-day. ‘'He will never sacrifice you for his own' welfare. iHe will sacrifice him- ISelf .for'your w e lfaic. Offe w ill do all th a t can be done to prevent the need o f vour'again sacrificing yourselves ;£or your country’s welfare,” Mr Cool- id g e said. The vice-president reviewed ■what toward relieving' veterans; paid high to the valor of America’s arm-' -ihas 'been ■ done so 3the dncapacitafed ^d-forces. ahd declared the legionh-ep-- sented a ‘‘n,ew' national conscious- j-esented • V n ess,” very relief m u st be sough I too thehe taxationaxation situatioiitual fvnd applied t t t s sk e tched the country’s financial .obli gations, aio ip>es idrm'ed md added that: he kne-w of it servlcei that could be pe'r- for those wno served the na- follow s: ttsx'JS i r h f f ^ s and ’W'oM'eh’s O: - The 'eVehln^ sessi 7:45 a t which n- ir A n d . predict nation’s life fiioh more im p o rtant than to redm great drain • upon the -resourqi • Sof the people.” Such a, reduction,-he ,iiai4; would bring atbout a return to •jperiaanent-prosperity.\ ' ' • ' ism , whi rwipedr out by^-i^Ing forces of war iicted a great future in the I’s life for the -■•ikon'one, the sacrifice which'm ade this jiatibn dnev was. of your .day alone;” 3ife said. ‘‘AH ' the streams of that .^.reat spirit are gathered up. in'you. ' represent ‘a new national con- |jcioibsHess. . You represent' fhe 'con- feuntjnalion of tKfese g r e a t ' forces, ; com ing into action In the eaidy days o f this century, which ndt only made A m ericarica moreore American,mej but made A m e m A ihuiriahity more human. The ho] ithis'fiation. , which more t fore: corresponds to the ;s in youF power to mii Tit, to preserve that that spu Bciousness and lan. ever b< lope of the to increase h ister woVk of 'Washington was not >mplete'd at Yorktown^ the work, of tl Lincoln was not' completed- at Appo'- ipj m a ttox. They live in our institutic forts'caus idopted, , which :in 'the amendments, iTices \caused to be ratified. Yoi w a s not all done -on the sea or >ted, the other his sacri- alems arising from tion-, Which his ef- battie'fields of France. ‘Tn recognition of the solemn obli- *gatidn to you and your countrymen •of econom y and.peace, a nionference o f certain great powers, cabled# on the -initiative of the President of the Uni ted ? States, is about to assem ble in ^Washington. It proposes to search for SI solution of problem s arising from th e convergence o£ xnany different nations in the Pacific and to provide foy m u tual agreement a limitation of arm am ent. It proposes somethi: •/that Am erica can do at home, surrenders no right; it imposes no fiourden; it promises relief at home and better understanding abroad. If it can be accomplished, its blessings will be reflected from e\ery fireside iUic land. M essages of greeting from' ■of Ihf: other allied armies, br HiiUvOns leaders of the European -’i-ght- ing men, were outstanding iucide.-irs on the three-day programme Bes'dep Mr Coobdge, Genera: Ar- ■iiiando Diaz, of the 'Italian armies, and General Baron, Jacques tt'f Bel gium u e r e speakers to-day. Admiral Eai'l Beatty of the British grand fleet was expected to arrive, and this evening comes Marshal Foeh o f France, com mander-in-chief of the I veterans ■of the Ami lies, and General Pershing .erican expeditionary f as Marshal Foch’s aid. „ The proceedings beg by Mme Schumann-Heink whose voic COUNTY NEftffBST RHIEF CONFEWE at School Auditorium Wednesday, Nov. 2nd. Arrangements have been completed for the Near East Relief Conference at the Hudson High School auditorium Wednesday, November 2nd, to which the adult public is invited. Dr. Edward W. Hueister, State D i rector for the Near E a st Relief, of Ohio, a former Chautauqua lecturer and Divine, who was a member of a commission sent out la.st summer the Near East by the National Head quarters of the organization, has just UN FUM-FLAM CHARGE Two Sessions Will be Held Albert Smith,' of Albany, Charged* With Trying to Make Five $20 Bills Disappear. For opei characterize as a \flim-flam game,” Albert Smith, colored Of Albany, was arrested at the Albany Southern sub station near the old fairgrounds, last night by Sergeant Slater and Officer Me Enenney. It was earlier in the evening, that Chief Cruise learned of the trouble. It seems Smith dropped in on a man named Hines, who. conducts a F u l ton St., store, and they chatted friend- ■rating what the police The afte 3:30 with the follownng Patriotic music, will Mary 'Whit .Mullen, the County representative :t Relief. ernoon session will begin at d progra: ill be led bj returned and w ill tell from personal jy for ’ some ’ time. Smith had made experiences and observations present gome feminine acquaintances and one day conditions in the Levant. qj them a Miss Jones was going to church last evening and he was- to escort her. It was to be some kind of a social, some money was needed, etc. H e was embarrassed at the time he had plenty of money, which he could not get in tim e for the church festival. He needed fiv e '$20 bills and Hines was finally persuaded to make Smith the loan. Smith was to bring back the change at once after h is pui-pose of displaying the money or something like it, had been gained. at Smith did-nofc come back. Hines became worried and the police were notified.- Chief Cruise ordered all •ains covered and- an Albany South- *erti* sub-station employee spotted* d;he m issing-colored: gentleman on a car ■fen^route- to Albany. On a pretext h e detained the man, 'notified -th&i Chief and the result %mith landed in jail over night for a -hearing in court today. by Mrs Columbia ror the Near Purpose of the conference, by the Chairman, Arthur Gifford. . • '' Address of Welcome, by Rev. Geo. C. Yeisle-y, D. D. The W hy and W herefore of- the Near. E a st Relief,- Dr. Franklin ' ‘ \’ieldi Direi•ector for New Yoi’k Cam bell, F W omen’s Part in the Programme, Miss MagaVet Case, Director of Speak ers Bureau. . ' Present Conditions in the Noa’i* E a st Lands, by Dr.-Edwar.u ‘WT Huelster. 'he main cortferei irganizations. film ’s -t a k e n in .-.the Near summer, .will-jbe shown, entitled legin | t rriovirig ■ pictuifie! s . r er, -will-jbe sh< ice In Hunger land.”-- ■ ' I - ' No .conitributibns will be . solicil|iBdl noi-- funds-collected at either sesseoif o f .t h e .conference. The folowing^is. the local , committee, for the confer ence :-^Arlhur Gifford, ChairmAn, Mrs Elizabeth Anderson, Rev. Merrick; O. Bqnnett, John. F, Brennan, Williamt T. Doibbs, Mrs George 'W. Harris, Wm., Kritzraan, Rev. W. B'eWlit’Lufcens, D., Y. McNamee, S. Michell 'Kain'ey, Hha§,- S. W illiams and-'Rev'. George'-C. Yeis- f-fS “NEWT” ASHAMED DF|SPARTY }, is reported br« :atic camp .-in Gp] rumors be 4rue, ---------------- ------------- r-.rty split Fifler. rv-en W ^ S AT WAS^NGTON ■ M iss Mabel L. Seaman, daughter of Mr and Mrs Belos W. Seam'an, for merly of Livingston, was . united \in -marriage Wednesday, at 3 o’clock, a church, W ashington, . W alter Corksey, of W ashington.,, Th.e' bride is a special searcher a.t; ar Riisk place. Thi the W ar Upon their searcl Insurance^ Co. at that, om is a certified ac- ipular 1- -ypung host- of friends \yho long and happy, wedded elude aU- faiter- of .th e extreme south, s return they w ill reside in; >n, D. C., where a furnished -its them. a lon g a life. T heir trip will inel TURKEYS TO BE CHEAPER BY 15 or 20c New York, Oct, 31.—^Turkey, the •centerpiece of Thanksgiving day fes tive boards, is to be from 15 to 20 cents a pound cheaper than last year, it was reported in m arket circles to- •^ay. In most sections the choice bird will retail at from 42 to 45 cents a pound. q'he turkey population this- year is so large, it was said, that they are being sold for less than the raising cost. In addition to the large number of turkey afoot, there was on October 1st, a total of 3,437,000 pounds in cold storage Or about 1,000,000 pounds more than that of a year ago. A t a meetiing Council, of the of the Merchants Chamber of Commerce hel’d last evening, the date for the next Suburban Day was set for Nov. ■White W on’t Resign. St. Louis, Oct. 31.— George W hite, on his arrival here to-day for the Democratic national com mittee ,to- moi-i-ow denied repoi'ts that he would resisen the Chairmanship. The big w a r -wa! little affair, that is as affairs Serbia and a simijLar little affair which at -present .is . little but gives every prospect of growing into a big one, is reported brewing in the Dem- duinbia county and it. may have the op than, it .\That 'is term are comes- over “Newt’s” *dbr, -for the fourth ind it all — true ani campaign literature. ‘i'N e ^ .” as^ is well known, is what may be termed an individualist, as far a s ; campaigning goes. Hardly is there a' churcli supper, -a festival or' other gathering in these b r ight.fall a ^ s but what “N e w t” is on - hand- .extending the. glad lihind and getting acquainted with the folks but those Who have been at most of these af-r fairs always note that “Newt.” - is alone and does- his work by himself.- \articular phase of the rid \some boi Of course this particular affair has given it is said ' con-. ce^n to Messrs. Livingston and^ Van Hoesen but knovang “Newt.”-a s they do they have let it go sit that. . But,' what i t is reported, as the real bone of contention is the cards n g his pici liberally distributed ;ne, never of the fact .tic\ been liberal) Vviiich thre is never a ) word, never- a mention that “Newt.” is on the Democrat ticket. They merely read; 'Vote For County Superintendent o f Poor W. NEiy^ON GOOLD This announcement in view of the fact that every other candidate on the Democratic ticket has stated on his placard that he was of that party is reported caused all th e ' fiiss, and which it is said ai'e soon to fly. But the trouble while at present it is reported as confined largely to Mr Goold’s associates is becoming noised about amongst the party as a whole and it was only this week that a prominent Chatham Democrat when his attention was called to the card said: “I wonder if “N e w t.” is ash amed to be a Democrat? Certainly no one reading that card would ever suspect him of party?” Thus the little war which may grow into a great big one has started and may result in some lively split ting of tickets on election day when Democrats who are not afraid of their party label or party name will ' take their revenge. a nominee i to have !iiss, and feathers belonging cheered American boys for from home ring the -war. national command/ M.. Em ery of Grand Rapids, der, called the con- •\-ention to order. The invocation -was iTty the Rev. John W. Rinzer of Chat- il an ooga, .national chaplain. Addresses o f welcome v/ere made in behalf of JCansas City and respohCes given by legion officials, after which committee V j eports were requested. A memorial service for the late if.'ommander F. -W. Galbraith. Of In- tiianapolis was the noontime feature - Of the convention. Rob Niagara .Falls Bank. ■a -Palls, Oct. 31.— Two men Nia; v.-'ere shot, one 5,000 was st r a i l s Trust Co.’s bank at Falls and JTIx'st streets at noon to-day by b.old- ijp men, armed with shotguns. e probably fatally, and olen from the Niagar.a FOR THREE TERMS 1912 1915 1918 W. Newton Goold has been elected County Super intendent of the Poor by Republican votes. Is not 1921 a good year for Republicans to cease casting complimentary votes for him? Vote for Harry Bowman the Repi^l^licrili candidate for County Superintendent of the Poor. ‘ ^ D R .W A m y His Broad Knowledge of Co. Affairs Makes Him Well Pitted for the Office. The Republican fortunate in being indeed to present to the voters of Columbia county, as its nominee for Member of Asseml man of the high* standing and C. AYaterbi not only stands unchallenged but whose sense of duty and keen intel- ng integrity of Dr. R. f Kinderhook, whose pul AYaterbui-y, blic record ■f~ fbllowing • I of? a pairttiirig quotas for t The cbmpletii serif to Fram trianual of . in- grants,' a- founfam \ t 6 ‘ bh7'e'fect'ei Plymouth, MariS;, arid a !seholai^hip to '•:, b e ;given- in 'hdnofe of. the; lAst,, Rresi- : d e n f G e n e r a l , ' G e o r g e .T. GUerri- 1>K. K, C. WATEBBURY i -ideal representa- egislature. ' . ■ ■past acti-Vities are foWn in; this lect make him a tive in the State legislatui Dr. -Waterbury’s pas) too well and favorably knb* commuriity to make an\ e.xtenslye re-, view necessary. • • .B.orn- in Nassau; he received, early education in the ptibHc scho of that place and. ' later gradual appealed to ,ex cu m e xxibapy.Medi- lege, \fram ■which he graduated field of h.uman welfare him and he entered th e Albapy.Mei cal Coil- 2 ge, froi among the honor studeni .' •at . IN th e hpiiui. fteir practicin g ’ at N assau for Dr. 'Waterbur short - time, -the village of ■ K inderhoi im that tim e until the \.presi .y-he has linked his most' strenuc id whole-hearted - efforts ■with It. t o 1906 and fro] day-h e future of his community and Colurn- :bia county, which he has-alw a y s held -w ith-the' true arid loyal regp,rd ,of a devoted citizen. Dr. 'W'aterbury’s first-public office was that of coroner, to which posi tion he was elected in 1909, and re elected in 1915 and 1918, all of which terms he made an excellent record. iri 191'5 Dr; W aterbury’s fellow- citizens of Kinderhook ’ again sought him for a position of honor and he was elected to the post of - Village President by. a unanimous vote. Dur ing his tenure of office he made an ideal public official- and popularity but of the excellent regard- in which the public holds a faithful- servant and he was elected to th e post of Supervisor by the biggest majority- ever given a Republican candidate in inderhook. , , ■bury’s record in the Board has been an enviable - given a Rei the to'wn of I Dr. 'Waterbi.._„ of Supervisors : During the time that he sat. a t the head of the town board, the tp.w.riship of Kinderhook experiencedlone '•of* Iba greatest periods of publio,--imjiroye-- ment in its histoi-y 'kfdarge share of this may 'be traced '^irectly to the far-sighted and whqlerhcarted efforts of Dr. Waterbu.fy. ' ' ' Prom young manhood he has been active in fraternal circles, being a member of Valatie lodge, F. & A. M., Kinderhook chapter, Hudson Com- mandery, Cyprus Shrine of Alban; member of Valatie lodge, 11 P., Modern 'Woodmen of America, Kinderhook Grange, a chaplain of Hudson L6dge of Elks. He is also last Assistant Grand Lecturer 'of Bda pter, O. B. S. is activities in other oi rganizations have also been marked. Dr. Waterbu; having served several terms as prei dent of the Kinderhook Automobi Club, during which time he worked enthusiastically, not only for the good of the individual motorist but also in the interests of good roads of which there was a pressing need. In his practice as a Waterbury h a / always i physician, been at the call ity arid his repi kind and efficient practitioner is of humanit of the high is an ex-pres ^ sician. Dr. ient practitio ghts In his career. He iputation as the Columbia and a member of the State Medical Society. • The statement recently circulated that Dr. W aterbury intended to move from Kinderhook in case of his elec tion is absolutely without foundation and is believed by many to be oppo sition propaganda. If elected, Di HUDSON CHAPTER D. A. R m MET MONDAY Amendment to By-lsjwB Dis- ,'cussed—Regent Spoke on the State Con vention. he regular monthly meeting of drick Hudson Chapter, D. A. R., Iternoon at D. Hall -with tne regent, Miss Hendrick HudE was held yesterday a; Bloise Butler, presiding. d the r< The usual reports were given am Mrs Frank V. Uhrig, report reception of five nev/ members, Mrs hn Snyder, Mrs La’urens Staples, Mrs W illiam L. Speed, Miss Louisa Mesick of Hudson, and Mrs Lewis E. Perkins, of Hillsdale, and the loss death of one .member, I.Ilss Isa by Mellen. librarian’s report show-Dd 950 books borrowed, 212 of which -were non-fiction and 270 ju-venija. She re ported 30 new borrowers. Gifts of books were reported from Mrs Fred. J. Collier and Mrs Stone Benedict, of Basle, Switzerland; The special subject under dis( sion at the meeting was the ame ment of the by-laws to conform to the State and National constiti the completion of the concrete paving of Main street. At that time the street will formally he opened and there will be a parade, -band, concert and block. dance. The celebration is being given thru the' efforts of Chatham Post No. 42, American Legion, as a service to the community for the many kindnesses shown the ex-service men in the past by the residents of Chatham. The parade -will start at 8 o’clock and Will be quite large. The Ghent band has been engaged and will also furnish the music for the block dance. The Chatham merchants are planning icial trade day in conjunction lening of the i itution. Changes iii the by-laws were djscu sed and will be voted upon^ ac t irposes:. i to be .tion 'ofta' regerit'. Miss Butler, spoke itat'e convention at\ Rochester; to i Was a delegate;: at -lyhieh tdrey; t'he pre£ erit Gen'eral, ' the V [onorary i fill exhibi . General, le. conyen- by ^he children litiori of'.colored. •and a Woridierful plibtography by the Eastman^ Kodalc Company.- ' • ■' . . . a. At the conclusion' Of .the .afternopn, meieting, tea'w ^ s .served by liffs Frank Bogardu*—and~-a -social -com-, m iftee.\ . ■;■' F ’ ' \ - - • ' Aais There will be an executive Board m eeting on W ednesday Ufte.rnoon. at the home of the' preside erick-A . Washburn) iderlt, 'Mrs Fred- Horth Fifth Attention , is called to endar meeting which'w il ing affair, to be h e ld ’ in, D. A. S--'iiext cal-, which’hich’ w ill be an even ing w wi to be h e ld ’ auditorium on th e night o f Novem- terpreted- by- music .-and*-- dances- by; C h ief Wabutt Ai?mung and - P rincess whom .‘are. desefendi n -Indiahs: of ' blood ining■■ prorriises to be ■ofit and pleasure. ■Wabutt Niboban, both- ants of A]inerican . royal. The- evei one of great pri M em b ers. o f ' th'e club; who are es pecially interested .in the. Municip.al Welfare' department, W6nt down to Germantown Monday afternoon, where, they were the guests o f the de partment chairman,.Mrs Charles.Riv- enburgh, at 'Tier home, “Clearview.” f*lans for the coming y ear’s v/^ork were discussed and several new proposi tions of .a charitable nature were taken under considei’atioh. Mrs Riv- dinner. The next m eeting of the Music and Literary Departments will be held on Tuesday evening, November 15, at the horne of Mrs Charles B. 'Benson. The :ram will deal with the music and I'rature of the Revolutionary peri- with Mrs Erne'st M. Harr as lit- __ .tiire chairman and Mrs B. E. Mil ler, music chairman. enburgh entertained her guests at o’clock d prqgra lite'rati POUGHKEEPSIE AS SESSMENTS ARE INCRE.4SED he year 1922 will be $21,- cording to figures prepared Poughkeepsie’s total assessable pro perty for the 382,767, from the’ a ssessment roll in the office of the city chamberlain. T h ese fig ures mean a gross increase over 1921 of $5,455,372, or a net Ihcroase, after amounting to $35,900. of $5,419,472. Thus, although the 1922 hud; L that of 1921, the tax i probably be considerably less than exceed bably Assessments in 1921 totaled $25, 927,895, and the five million dollar; increase is in the main, the result of imiprovements to property rather than of increases in tne assessments of real estate that has remained unchanged. at *Kinderhook ever: minister tp the need.s of his thus rhook every evening and will position at that time to ad- And - Waterbury will be patients. IS it is with small wonder that Columbia county is turning to this learned professional man and public servant as one who will go to Albany, a thorough Columbian and who will leave no stone unturned, for the advancement of the county which CaiBMTEOPENIIffi OF CHITHAM STREET Parade and Block Dance to fee G-iven Saturday Night by Ameri can Legion. Chatham, Oct. night this village 'will celebrate ■ the formal opi e street; TflFllltMSTlIIE ^ ‘arise early •en'fcrugh Great Pile* of Corn Stalks Became' Afire Ifear Farn Early ; Last : y Evening; Fire ea.rly lait evening .threaten; to ’destroy .the- barn Ancl stables the State Firemen.’s , Home . herey Prompt work by th e fir.e ..brigade at th'e'-Honle and by t-hC'Hudson ■ fire departinent extinguished (the iblaze before it reached the barn. It was about 6 o’clock ■when Home inmates discovered that a great stack of Unhusked corri stalks, situated about 25 fefet from ' t h e ' s f ^ ' barn, -was afire. The Hbnie SQtmde.d and th e old fifemei hack into action oheri 'more with wa- te;r: and ahemicah As .' the ■ flamei wbEei'-.mduntlrig' higher- and higher, 'Suptr-Sfeehiauseh .caused hri, alarriii tO be' bounded for the Hudson 'firemen.- The motor apparatuses were sent to the sCenO at great speed and their* early- arri-val ho' doubt confined \the flames to the corn Stalks; ' ' •'No reason fox the fire can be ad- - one had ' b een near the ime. There _Was well ~bf corri ori' the\ ear in the stack which had been moved near the b a m to start husking:' All those -who .will, read some queer greetings on t plate,;glass; . • . , About 6 o’clock- last' evening. complaints were received - by* _ ____ Cruise. for an .officer -to stop', y oung- ' MELLEmittiE ied.^,by. Amos to Rock City i John Shook^s. . _ ” Mellenville, Nov. 1— large'-num- ber of Grangers Were preiserit to hean State Lecturer, S. L. Stci-vlngs last. Thursday night; 'V'isitor& from West. Ghent, Gopake and AUsterlitz Granges ere--present;. ' - -W. E. Pronty and- fatnily 'ftccompanr. s Rowe -and Wlft '-motored ick City Sunday and visited at Mr and Mrs F. A. Engel were 'visi tors in' Amsterdam Sunday. State Lecturer S, L. Strivings was itertained over Thursday night at the home of Mr and Mrs W. E. Pron ty. - . Shoots Girl and Self. Malden, Mass., Oct. 3.1.—^Miss Al thea Knight, 22, a clerk in her fath er’s grocery store, was shot in the head by an unknown man to-day. The man then turned his revolver on him self and fired two bullets into his head. Both are in a serious condition the Malden hospital. COLUMBIA REPIffiUCAN WH1BE1SSIE0WED. OFNEriWEA PRM IN CllYlASTNIGHT Parade and Masquerade Ball -^Pranks Here and Tthere — Many Socials. resencie spirit of Hallo-ween made : felt here, there and everi •elt : where in Hudson last 'evening. In every block on every street, there could be seen the youngsters, all in costume dress and mask, and ■with their horns, whistles and other noise- makers. It seemed as if never before had so many youngsters been out in costume and there m u st have heen over a thousand on Warren street be tween the hours of seven and eight. Frprii the tot of four to a lot who ne ver -will be children again, they were dressed for the occ£^ion. And^ for alt that it w a s sL rather quiet Halloween, according to Police ^ r g e a n t Slater’. The latter stated at midri'ight that there had not been' a coniplaint of destruction to property. ' Patrolmen on. W arreii ■ street - found that more • thanhan one-e- ^youngsteryoungster -Was t on ^ using soap, on store windows who became, too enth-ui^astie.: -A-mim- ber of packing cases -which had-been • sto r e s a n d leftiirC h e T r y ■will-be, found Kjording. to ' ■tw''o motor'- floi by Co. F., pre Halloween ball -60.0 costumE I line; and Co. F:. > u t lats^theiir-t'wo’.ibjg; ae^i< igrht was cbnducte'd; by Co. F., ; vious to their annual Hallat^'een ball. There Were-: about -60.0 costumed mun'gster’s in line; and Co. 1 ,nd” 'hen there was. the, Co. F., ' c o s t u m e ;[ T^erfc was drum co.rps iri - cost^mte;, T^erfe mty, of. music ■ arid fine pafad ere Was ’red-fir-e,, SiiA'd'- a mounti irshal. - I t was one of . the best turi marshal. .It v pUtsF in years;. ... - -The CO; F., prizes of. $5 in gold for first’Xand $2.50 in- gold for- second, ■were- awarded, to ladies first, Helen Miller, second, Helen Mageley; gentle men’s first, Everett- Brink.;, second, John Girard. T h e prizes wei'e award ed-by competent judges-for the best costupies. These were exceptionally felahorate and very attractive. .; The Company’s ■ «,nnual mr^qurade bairW as the greatest ever enjoyed by the soldiers. There was the largest crow-dy. thri: -best costumes, the finest' decorations and the real HaUoweeri at mosphere; There--was at ’ onrivtime;- 900 persons on the dance - flooify be-^ sides nearly that- many looking on'.' Hinleyls orchestra furnished' excel lent m u sic-for the dancing;: There was a very p<-etty Halloween ‘party for the- little ' inmates -of - the ■Hudson Orphan Asylum and.the little folks'had the time of their lives. Everj*- one. of the youngsters had a mask and a costume. They had-, decora tions of pumpkins, cornstalks, paper black cats, etc. .They were -visited by the “witches” who m a d e , quite a call on the children and made them very happy. At the p a r lors-of the Methodist church the Epworth League folio-wing a business meeting enjoyed a Hallow een social, the best ever. Hallo-w- een coloi-s prevailed and there were decorations of lanterns and cut-out pumpkins. Games were played by the sixty present and a splendid time en joyed. The members were dll in fancy costume dress. Miss'Vera Shef- fer and Miss Ruth Zechman were in charge of the decorations. Miss Maude Mugford and Miss Leah Noble of the games, and Mrs Floyd Moo; Mrs 'VYilson Ham and Mrs Coi the refreshments. BLAME IS PUT ON MILK FOR SCARLET FEVER Following an epidemic of scarlet fever in Ossining a campaign was launched yesterday by Dr. Ainos O. Squire, village Health Officer, against ..dairymen and milk dealers who fail Owing to the fact that the General Election -will he held on Tuesday of next week and because of our de sire to give the readers of the Columbia Republican to obey the law. Dr. squire found the complete election re- that only eleven out of twenty-six tunis-from the « t y county and state, next week S issue and that the cans and bottlek used of tilie Republican will b© by some peddlers were unsanitary. Dr. held one .day that cur readers Will receive their: pa- veterinarian, to inspect the dairies per on Wednesday instead mat supply miik to ossmmg custom- Of Tuesday. This is our an-; Dr. squire reported that the ■ J ^number of scarlet fever cases as de- nual custom 'and by ^ so do- > cj.easing now and he expects the vil- ing we are able to give our lage to be free from the contagious readers the complete re- disease in a fevr days. turns and the very .latest election news from all parts of the state. Don’t tiir to sail on the sea of raatrt- money until you have raised the wind.