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PAGEW O, TI-IE COLmiBIA EEPUBLIOAK TUESDAY, KOVfeMBER . 'T, . 1922 I l ­ s u r RROGATE UPHOLDS ROVISION FOR POTTS’ MEMORIAL HOSPITAL tru F t a n ille g a l a c c n m u l a t i o n o f in ­ t e r e s t anci in c o m e as, t h e la n g u a g e of th e tet^tfitrix th a t h e r e x e c u to r s a n d tru s t e e s a r e to ta k e a n h receiv e th e re s id u e of h e r e s ta te “h o l d in g a ll of sa i d p r o p e r t y Avith a ll a c c u m u la ti o n s ■hereof t until there shall be organ- I ized— a c o r p o r a tio n — U n d e r o u r I s t a t u t e s th e a c c u m u la tio n of in c o m e Validity ol Clause im Will of Late Ida C. Potts Providing for ” m e a s u r e d u p o n a n d m a y ~ . . . n . . i « « • . V. f - *. 1 c o n t i n u e - o n l y d u r i n g t h e m m o r x t y o f Coiistniction, Equipment and Maintenance oi riospital ' Sustained in One of Most Important Decisions Handed Down in Surrogate's Court. A far reaching decision and one of the most important ever handed down by the Surrogate's Court of the County was fi<ed Thursday liy Surrogate Whitbeck in Vvhich he sustains the validity of the 26th clause of the last Avill and testament of Ida C. Potts, thereby sustaining the charitable trust created therein which provides for the construction and maintenance of the Potts’ Memorial Hos- This provision was attacked by some of the next of kin on seweati, an ti,. the ground that the bequest for the hospital was illegal and failed residue of m y estate of every d e scrip- as a charitable trust and that therefore the residuary estate should as^tV u s f e e ^ ^ ^ to ^ taL go to the next of kin. T h is vien^ is n o t c o n c u r r e d in by-''' ttie S u r r o g a t e w h o u p h o ld s th e tr u s t te r m i n a t i o n , th e r e f o r e of th e q u e s - b u t Avhose d e c is ion gives th e incom e , w h i c h Avill a c c u m u l a t e betAveen th e d a t e o f d e a th of th e deceased and the d a t e of th e p a y m e n t to th e h o s p ital corp o r a t ion w h ich is d irected to be fo r m e d under th e term s of th e Avill. J u d g e W i'hitbecK’s decision, tm less it is a p p e a l e d a n d r e v e r s e d b y t h e h i g h e r c o u r ts, in s u r e s to th e p e o p le o f th e c o u n t y th e fine in s t it u tio n Avhich Aliss P o t t s con tem p lated for th e care of tub e r c u losis. T h e atto r n e y s aa U io ap p e a r e d in th e case Av'ere: A le x a n d e r T . S e lk i r k , E s q ., for th e tio n s ra i s e d is of g r e a t a n d f a r r e a c h ­ in g im p o r t a n c e . A f t e r th e d e n ia l o f L.w, p r e l i m i n a r y m o ti o n m a d e b j ' co u n s e l fo r th e ex­ e c u t o r a n d tru s t e e u p o n th e g r o u n d s of in s u flicien c y of th e p e ti tio n a n d th e la c k of ju r i s d i c t i o n of th e c o u r t, th e e x e c u t o r a n d tru s t e e file d a n an-SAver a g a i n q u e s tio n i n g th e sufH c iency of th e p e ti t i o n a n d th e ju r i s d i c t i o n of th i s c o u r t a n d d e n y in g p a r a g r a p h s “tw o ” a n d “s e v e n t h ” of th e p e titio n a n d th u s ra i s i n g th e issu e s to b e d e ­ te r m i n e d in th i s c o u i t . N o te s t i m o n y o r CAddence h a s been .\tto r n e y G e n e r a l of th e S t a te of N cav s u b m itte d . T h e d o c u m e n ts in th e TTork. I c a s e a r e b e f o r e m e , Adz: T h e p lead - M c C u r n a n d M c D o n a ld, -E s q rs., of . m g s in th i s p r o c e e d in g , th e la s t Avell S j- r a c u s e , fo r R o b e r t E . P o t t s , DcAvis a n d te s t a m e n t of th e d e c e d e n t, th e N . C r a n e a n d I d a C lafiin, h e i r s and inventory filed in th i s court by th e n e x t o f kin . Eton. John L. Crandell for Mary F i s h e r , h e i r a n d n e x t of Idn. R o b e r t G. P a t r i e , E s q ., fo r A lb e r t P o t t s , h e i r a n d n e x t of k in . C h a c e B r o s , a n d R . M o n e ll H e ri:- b e r g . E s q ., for S. F . A v e ry, E s q ., sole- ■^surAdAdng executor and trustee undei' ' the last AAdll and testament of abov« n a m e d d e c e d e n t. J u d g e W h i t b e c k ’s d e c isio n follow s : T h i s is a p r o c e e d in g fo r c o n s t r u c ­ tion to determine the A -alidity of the noth p a r a g r a p h of th e w i ll of th e testa t r i x w h ich reads as foiloAvs: 26. I giA-e, deA'ise a n d b e q u e a t h a ll th e re s i d u e o f m y e s t a t e o f ev e r y d e ­ s c r i p t i o n to m y executor-s h e r e i n a f t e r n a m e d a s tru s t e e s to ta k e a n d receW e th e sa m e a s s u c h tru s te e s , h o l d in g all o f sa i d p r o p e r t y w i t h a l l a c c u m u l a ­ tio n s th e r e o f u n t i l th e r e sh a l l be o r ­ g a n iz e d by s a i d tru s t e e s a c o r p o r a ti o n u n d e r a n d in a c c o r d a n c e w i t h th e la w s o f th e s t a t e o f N e w Y o r k , th e p u r p o s e s a n d o b j e c t s of w h i c h c o r p ­ o r a t i o n s h a l l be to c o n s tr u c t, m a i n ­ ta i n a n d o p e r a t e a h o s p i t a l fo r th e c a r e a n d tr e a t m e n t of patients^^ a f ­ flicted Avith tu b e r c u lo s is, a n d I e m ­ po w e r a n d d i r e c t th e e x e c u t o r s h e r e i n n a m e d a s tru s t e e s to o r g a n iz e a n d execu t o r s of th is estate, and su c h oth 61* pap e r s as are on file or o f record in. this court, pertaining to this estate. T h e issu e appears th u s to be one p u r e ly of law . A s - to th e o b je c ti o n to th e suffi­ c ie n c y o f th e p e t ition ' a n d th e ju r is­ d i c tio n of th i s co u r t, I a g a in o v e r r u le , iiam m c u m (.ne will m m e th e m .' I t se e m s c l e a r to m e u n d e r ] t h e sole suiw iv in g e x e c u to r a n d tr u s - \ ' ’ \ tee ca n n o t a d m in ister the- t r u s t w ith ­ in th e Avishes and m e a n in g - a n d in ten - in f a n t s (sectio n 16 P e r s o n a l P r o p e r t y L a w ) . C o n sequently th e in v a lid ity of paragraphs 2 6 th of th e Avill before m e in s o f a r a t le a s t a s it proA 'ides fo r accu m u lation s of in c o m e seem s esta b ­ lished. I haA’tn o t OA'erlooked th e ar­ g u m e n t of executor''S cou n sel th a t th e g if t of th e re s i d u e in th i s paragraph of th e Aviii is one in p r a e s e n t i a n d th a t th e donor planned . th a t th e gift sh o u ld v e s t a t once in th e tru s t e e s and! th a t th e beno flcial' effect th e r e o f sh o u ld c o m m e n c e a s soon a® possible. To ansAver this Ave m a y turn to the w o r d s of the testatrix w h e r e i n she “I giA-e, dcA'ise and bequeath all th e >f m y esta t h e r e in a fter nam e d and receive th e sa m e as su c h tru s tees* h o ld in g all ot sa id property Avith a i r a c c u m u l a ti o n s th e r e o f until th e r e sh a l l be organized by said tru s tees a corporation— ^the purposes and objects of Avhieh corp ­ oration sh a ll be construct, m a intain and operate a h o s p ital for th e care and trea tm e n t of p a tien ts afflicted AAdth tb e r c u losis— T h is is n o t a g ift to x e s t a ben e f i­ cial in t e r e s t in h e r e x e c u to r s b u t o n ly a leg a l title a s tru s te e s , u n t i l su c h a tim e as the corporation shall have b e e n c r e a t e d AA-hen t h e le g a l t i t l e a n d th e beneficial in t e r e s t Avould u n i te . H o w e v e r , 1 re g a r d th e a c c u m u l a ­ tio n of in c o m e d u r i n g th e in t e r i m b e ­ tAveen d e c e d e n t’s d e a t h a n d th e c r e a ­ tion, of th e c o r p o r a tio n c o n t e m p la t e d a s in c id e n ta l o n ly to th e e r e c tio n of th i s fo u n d a t i o n a n d s u c h proA -ision fo r a c c u m u la tio n b e in g A-oid m a y be s e p ­ a r a t e d fro m th e p r o v isio n s w h i c h a r e legal, a n d th e a c c u m u l a t i o n s p a id during the interim to the next of kin of th e d e c e d e n t a s u n b e q u e a th e d a s ­ se ts (H e a t o n on S u r r o g a t e ’s C o u rts, p a r a g i-a p h 325 a n d cases c ite d ) . P e t i t i o n e r s ’ th i r d p o in t is th a t as tAVo o f th e th r e e e x e c u t o r s a n d tr u s ­ t e e s n a e d in th e w a r e d e a d , th a t se c tio n 145 of th e S u r r o g a t e ’s C o u r t A c t .an d th e d e c isio n th e r e u n d e r th a t th is court is cloth e d w ith suffi,cient poAATter. to con s t r u e -wills a t lea s t in cases in v o l v in g th e d isp o s itio n of p e r ­ son a l esta te and in m o s t in s t a n c e s a lso th o s e disp o s in g of real estate. T h e fa c t th a t th e tr u s t a t t e m p t e d to be created un d e r th is w ill is or m a y be a ch a r itab le tru s t cannot, it seem s to m e depriA^e th is cou r t of ju r is d ic­ tion to con s tru e th e w ill. C o u n sel s u b m i t no a u t h o r i t i e s to th e co n - T a k i n g u p th e m a i n issues, \we find th a t th e p e t i t i o n e r s u r g e th e in v a l i d ­ ity o f th i s a t t e m p t e d tr u s t o r g i f t u p ­ o n th e g r o u n d s a s sta t e d . F i r s t — ^Because it A'-iolates th e s t a ­ tu t e s a g a i n s t p e r p e t u t i e s . S.econd— I t v io l a t e s th e s t a t u t e as to u n l a w f u l a c c u m u l a t i o n o f in c o m e . T h i r d — ^That th e s c h e m e a n d p la n ■create su c h a corporation as q u ick lv con tem p lates th e jo in t ac- a ,3 it can be d o n e in accord a n c e Avith tion of th r e e tru s t e e s n a m e d in . t h e w ill and tw o being dead, th e p r o v i- th e la w a n d fo r th e a t t a i n m e n t o f th e d b j e c t s w h i c h I se e k . I c h a r g e a n d im p r e s s u p o n m y e x e c u t o r s as- tru s t e e s th e d u t y of a c t i n g ex p e d i ­ tio u s ly a n d w i t h so u n d ju d g m e n t a n d w i s e c o u n s e l in th e c r e a t i o n of th e in s t i t u t i o n w h i c h I d e s ir e sh a ll r e ­ ceiv e fo r a l l tim e th e ben e fits of th e re s i d u u m of m y e s t a t e to th e en d th a t c a r e a n d re l i e f m a y coitte to , t h o s e w h o in its e a r l i e s t sta g e s o r otkerAVise -are th r e a t e n e d w i t h tu b e r c u l o s is giAdng t o su c h tru s t e e s fu l l p o w e r a n d a u t h o r i t y to call to their a i d 'legal a n d m e d i c a l ad v ice a s to th e best- m e t h o d s to b e p u r s u e d to e-stablish an institution which for all time it is hoped w ill come to th e aid and re-' lie f o f su f f e r i n g h u m a n i t y . I d irect th a t th is organ ization th u s to be created sh a ll be located' Avithin th e co u n t y o f C o lum b ia, sta t e of N e w Y o r k , a t su c h place as th e tru s t e e s h e i'ein a f t e r nam e d m a y select, em^ p o w e r in g an d d irectin g su c h tru s t e e s to u s e su c h p o r tion of m y residuary esta t e as sh a ll seem to th e m proper a n d n e c e s s a r y to p u r c h a se land .sufli- c i e n t in area and proper in location fo r th e creation and th e esta b lish ­ m e n t o f th e in s t it u t ion Avhich is here co n tem p lated . I d i r e c t th a t su c h o r g a n iz a ti o n an d in s t i t u t i o n s h a l l b e n a m e d a n d a lw a y s kno'w n a s “T h e P o t t s M e m o r i a l H o s - \ l d i r e c t th a t of th e p r o p e r t y aboA-e giA-en, th a t is of m y re s i d u a r y e s t a t e , to th e tru s t e e s h e r e i n n a m e d fo r th e .c r e a t i o n o f th e P o t t s M e m o r i a l h o s ­ p i t a l, th a t th e r e s h a l l be u s e d fo r th e p u r p o s e o f a p r o p e r site a n d fo r th e e r e c ti o n a n d e q u ip m e n t of p r o p e r b u il d in g s a n d a ll a p p u r t e n a n c e s a su m n o t e x c e e d in g one h u n d r e d fifty th o u s a n d d o l la r s (,$150,000.00), a n d t h a t a l l of th e b a l a n c e of m j’- r e s i d ­ u a r y e s t a t e OA'er a n d aboA-e th e said s u m o f $150,000.00 s h a l l be gi\\en to th e tru s t e e s o f th e P o t t s M e m o r ia l h o s p i t a l h e l d in a n e n d o w m e n t fu n d in v e s t e d in su c h se c u r i t i e s a s b y th e la w o f th e s t a t e o f N e w Y o r k a r e p e r ­ m i t t e d fo r th e in v e s t m e n t o f tr u s t fu n d s , th e in c o m e th e r e o f o n ly to be -used in th e m a i n t e n a c e a n d o p e r a ti o n o f th e P o t t s M e m o r ia l h o s p it a l. •I d i r e c t t h a t no p a r t o f th e p r i n c i ­ p a l su m of s u c h e n d o w m e n t fu n d th u s to b e c r e a t e d s h a l l u n d e r a n y c i r c u m s t a n c e s be u s e d fo r th e ex ­ p e n s e s a n d th e o p e r a t i o n a n d m a i n ­ te n a n c e o f th e h o s p ita l, b u t th a t s u c h e n d o w m e n t fu n d s h a l l be k e p t in ­ v e s t e d in. th e m a n n e r a b o v e .indi­ c a t e d inA d o late a n d s a c r e d f o r t h e p u r ­ p o s e ; o n l y o f p r o d u c i n g a re v e n u e fo r t h e m a i n t e n a n c e of th e h o s p i t a l. I e m p o w e r a n d c h a r g e u p o n m y tr u s t e e s h e r e i n n a m e d th e se le c tio n of th o s e to b e a s s o c i a te d w i th th e m a s tru s t e e s o f th e P o t t s M e m o r i a l h o s p i­ ta l , g i v i n g tp su c h B o a r d o f T r u s t e e s th u s - t o b e c r e a t e d u n d e r th e law,-' f u ll p o w e r a n d a u t h o r i t y to p r o v id e th e ■detail a n d th e sco p e o f th e w o r k p r o ­ p o s e d . to be u n d e r t a k e n b y th e h o s ­ p i t a l fo r w h i c h proAdsion is h e r e m a d e . , I t has. b e e r t 'i n t i m a t e d a n d it is m y tin d e r s t a n d i n g : t h a t th i s r e s i d u a r y e s ­ ta t e w ill re p r e s e n t a v e r y c o n s id e r a b le s u m o f m o n e y ....ap p r o a c h in g o r e x ­ c e e d i n g a m illio n o f doIIai’S. T h e d e - c a r r i e d o u t by b y th e S u p r e m e Sion can on ly tru s t e e a p p o i n t e d I AAdll ta k e u p a n d d isp o s e o f th e s e th r e e p o i n ts in th e i r o r d e r : In m y opinion, th e r e is no q u e s tio n b u t th a t , as th i s tr u s t is n o t m e a s u r e d b y a ’ l i f e o r liv e s in bein g , w e r e it n o t fo r se c tio n 12. of th e P e r s o n a l P r o p e r t y la w re f e r id n g to c h a r i t a b l e uses, it Avould b e void. T h e c o u r t of a p p e a r s o f th e s t a t e o f N e w Y o r k in th e le a d in g case o f M a t t e r o f M a c - D o w e ll, 217 N . Y., 4'54 h a s h e l d th a t : “ S e c tion 12 o f th e P e r s o n a l P r o p e r t y Law sanctions the creation of a charitable trust. This section relieves su c h tru s ts as are trust. T h is section relieA'es su c h trusts as' are religious, educational, c h a r i t a b l e o r beneA’Olent w ith in th e m e a n in g of th e provisions o f the laAV from the operation of the statute against p e r p e t u t i e s . ” T h e o p in io n in th i s case p r o c e e d s as folloAVs: T h e q u e s tio n is A v h ether th e tr u s t a t t e m p t e d to be c r e a t e d b y t h e T e s t a ­ trix is a c h a r i t a b l e tr u s t w i t h i n th e m e a n in g of th i s s t a t u t e . I f it is, it is n o t a f f e c ted by th e s t a t u t e s o f p e r ­ p e tu i tie s . I f it is n o t it is v o id b e ­ c a u s e it c r e a t e s a p e r p e t u i t y . I f th e p u r p o s e to be a t t a i n e d is p e r s o n a l , priA’^ate o r selfish, it is n o t a c h a r i t a b l e tru s t s . 'W h e n th e p u r ­ p o s e a c e o m p li s h e d is th a t of p u b lic u s e f u l n e s s u n s t a i n e d b y p e r s o n a l, p r i ­ v a t e o r selfish c o n s i d e r a tio n s its c h a r ­ ita b l e c h a r a c t e r in s u r e s its A^aliditv. B e f o r e Ave s h a l l he ab l e to d e te r m i n e w h e t h e r th e p u r p o s e of th e tr u s t a t ­ te m p t e d to be c r e a t e d is p u b li c o r p r i ­ v a t e , c h a r i t a b l e o r selfish, it is n e c e s ­ s a r y to a s c e r t a i n th e c h a r a c t e r of th e tr u s t Avhich th e 'te s t a t r i x in t e n d e d to 'create.” A p p r o a c h in g th e case n o w u n d e r c o n s id e r a tio n in a s i m i l a r m a n n e r , it seem s th a t b u t one co n c lu s io n m a y be re a c h e d . I t Avill be n o te d th a t te s t a ­ trix im p r e s s e s u p o n h e r ex e c u to r s an d tru s t e e s to a c t ex p e d itio u s ly in “T h e c r e a t i o n of th e in s t i t u t i o n w h ic h I d e s ir e sh a ll receiA’e fo r a l l tim e th e b e n e fits of th e re s i d u u m of m y e s ta te to th e en d th a t c a r e a n d re lie f m a y co m e to th o s e w h o in its e a r l i e s t sta g e s o r otherAvise a r e th r e a t e n e d Avith tu b e r c u l o s is, to s u c h tru s t e e s ■full p o w e r a n d a u t h o r i t y to c a ll to th e i r a i d le g a l a n d m e d ical a d v ice a s to th e b e s t m e t h o d s to be p u r s u e d to e s ta b lish a n in s t i t u t i o n w h ic h fo r all tim e it is. h o p e d w i l l co m e to th e a id a n d 'relief o f s u f f e r in g h u m a n i t y . ” C e r t a i n l y th e r e is in th is- p o r tio n a s w e ll a s in. th e v.'hole 2 6 th p a r a ­ g r a p h a c le a r in t e n t i o n ex p r e s s e d to d e v o te h e r e n t i r e re s i d u a r y e s t a t e f o r th e puiblic b e n e v o le n t o r c h a r i t a b l e p u r p o s e s ex p r e s s e d , n o r is th e r e a n y su g g e s tio n th a t su c h a n in s t i t u t i o n so d i r e c te d to be c r e a t e d is- t o be o f a p r i v a te , p e r s o n a l o r selfish c h a r a c t e r . M u c h la w h a s b e e n w r i t t e n o n th e su b j e c t o f c h a r i t a b l e tru s t s b o th by ‘te x t w r i t e r s a n d b y th e c o u r t s , b u t r e ­ v iew in g th e m w o u ld se e m u n n e c e s - isary h e r e a s th e p u r e l y c h a r i t a b l e o r tio n of th e te s t a t r i x , a n d th a t s h e con templated th e joint action, of the trus­ te e s n a m e d in h e r Avill. W h e t h e r o r n o t th e te s t a t r i x g a v e th o u g h t to th e possi'bility a-nd indeed the knowledge of th e d e a t h o f one o r m o r e o f h e r ex e c u to r s an d tru s t e e s th u s ch o s e n b y h e r , a t le a s t sh e d id n o t give h e e d to su c h p o s s i b il ity o r fa c t , fo r one of th e m p r e d e c e a s e d h e r . , Ini a n y ev'ent th e laAv h a s a lw a y s a u th o r i z e d a s u r v i v in g tru s t e e o r tru s t e e s m a y be a p p o i n t e d In th e p l a c e of o n e o r tw o o r m o r e te s t a ­ m e n t a r y tru s t e e s w h o die, (sectio n 168 S u r r o g a t e ’s C o u r t A c t) b u t th i s is n o t a p r o p e r c o n s i d e r a tio n a t th i s tim e n o r c a n it in a n y m a n n e r a f f e c t (the A’-alidity of th i s w ill. C o u n s e l m a y s u b m i t p r o p o s e d d e ­ cree in th i s p r o c e e d i n g on N o v e m b e r 3, 1922, a t w h ic h tim e th e m a t t e r o f co s ts a n d allo w a n c e s Avill also be c o n ­ sid e r e d . D a ted , O c t. 24, 1922. JO H N V. - w h i t b e c k :. S u r r o g a te . MELLENVILLE M e llenville, N o v . 7.— M rs C h a u n c e y O s t r a n d e r e n t e r t a i n e d M r a n d M rs J o h n E v a n s , o f C h a t h a n C a r t r i g h t of H u d s o n to < M r s F lo y d V e d d e r, of A1 hee Aveek en d a t th e hoi th Aveel ’ phelia Coleman v ^ ^ Aveeks; he recently had a grow th i ;r, Mrs Mary \Van Euren. --------------- - -------- T o m p k i n s ii se r io u s illn' slow ly fro m a se r io u s illness. M r s A n n a I. S h u t t s s p e n t th ' eek w i t h h e r d a u g h t ^ in T r o y . _ lom to a p a r t s W illia m -V a n d e rpoel h a s re n t e d f u r ­ n ish e d ro o m to a p a r t y fro m M ich ig a n 'w h o is c o n n e c te d w-ith th e W e iss F i - M r a n d M rs C. A. M iller a n d so n a n d _ . is ta i n e d c o m p a n y fro m Syi IMrr. M ilo M iller s p e n t th e Avee w ith re la tiv e s a t B r i s to l , C o n n . M r a n d M r s C h a r le s M iller e n t e r - q a e u s e over S u n d a y . C. A. M iller a n d fa m ily m o v e d la s t W e d n e s d a y fro m A lbany. R e g u l a r G r a n g e m e e tin g T h u r s d a y evening. T h e m e e t in g w ill b e in c h a r g e o f C e r e s , M iss H a t t i e M e t­ calfe, a n d e a c h m e m b e r m a y in v ite a frie n d . R e f r e s h m e n t s w ill be serv - T h e W . C. T . U. w ill m e e t W e d n e s ­ d a y a f t e r n o o n a t 2:30 a t th e h o m e of M rs G ilfo r d A n d e r s o n . T h e W o m e n ’s M issio n a r y S o c iety Avill m e e t T h u r s d a y a f t e r n o o n a t 3 o’c lo c k a t th e h o m e o f M rs M a r tin M iller. T h e n e t p r o c e e d s o f th e M issio n a r y .supper h e ld la s t M o n d a y w a s $55. T h i s a m o u n t w ill b e e q u a lly d iv id e d b e tw e e n th e iW-onien’s B o a r d o f D o ­ m e s tic a n d th e W o m e n ’s B o a r d o f MARKETS s t r e l sh o w on D e c e m b e r 1st. A n o r ­ c h e s t r a w ill b e in a t te n d a n c e . W i llia m B u r c h is b u i l d i n g a n a d d i ­ tio n to h is resid e n c e . M iss H e le n F e l t s sp e n t S u n d a y a t th e h o m e o f h e r p a r e n t s , M r a n d M r s Willard Felts. C, A. M iller a n d fa m i ly h a v e tu r n e d fro m A lb a n y a n d a r e sta y i n g w i th M r a n d M rs M ilo M iller, M iss A m e lia Z e llm e r v isite d h e r p a r e n t s , M r a n d M r s W i llia m Z e llm e r , on S u n d a y . M r a n d M rs P a l m a t i e r o f W isco n ­ sin, a r e occupyin'g ro o m s in W illia m V a n D e r p o e l’s re s i d e n c e . Big Touring Car Turns Oved A b ig N a s h to u r i n g c a r con-tainlng Mjr a n d Mirs C. C. T e r r y an d ' m o thier, o f G len s F a lls, skiiddse-d off th e State bigihtway n e a r th e R e d H o u s e o n th e S tot/tville ro a d a little b e f o r e noo n , - S a tu r d a y . W e t p a v e m e n t s a r e sa.id' to b e n e 'volent c h a r a c t e r o f th i s in te n d e d l^ v e b e e n th e c a u s e o f th e a'oci'dent g i R is so ev id e n t. iwRlch -resulted in a b a d ly sm a s h e d C o u n s e l f o r th e -potltioners. n e x t e a r , a n d the- o c c u p a n t s b e i n g badly u r g e th a t th e p r o v isio n s c r e a t i n g th i s f r i g h t e n e d , besid e s -sh a -k e n u p . 47,4 E x tr a s ..................................... 46. 46V2 Firsts- ........................................... '.. 37V2^ 45 Seconds ............ .. .................... 34V2@ 36’/^ TJnsalted Cream ery— , „ High score ............................. 49 E x tr a s . .................................... 47 0 46 . F ir s ts ................. . .................... 38 @ 46 Seconds ................................... 37 Held or Storage— . ■ High score . ............................ iZVz@ 44 E x tr a s ..................................... 42 ® 43 F ir s ts ....................................... 37 (g) 41 ................................ 44 @ 45 Good to prim e .................. 40 @ 43 Fresh gratherecl e x t r a s .......... 54 0 57 E x tr a s firsts ...................... 48 ® 53 F irsts ....................................... 48 @ 53 Second and p o o r e r ............. 22 0 37 SaiVSfo' i-.;:::::::;:: it S i D irties, No. 2 ....................... 20 0 24 Checks, poor to choice ----- 18 @ 22 N. J. hennery AA'hite, un- „ „„ candled ................................... 84 0 88 O ther nearby and nearby W e s tern hennery— ^ Si-L” ffS' :::::: ?j I | N earby gath. w h ite, firsts » to ex tra firsts ...................... 63 0 76 U n d ergrades ............................. 48 0 61 Pullets ......................................... 42 @ 00 Nerbj'' and nrby W e stern broAvn, fey. to ext. fe y ... 57 0 69 Dressed Poultry—Presh Killed Good to Ex. fancy “. i f i S ' & i . r . a ' f 12- C m C K ^ N S —D r y 'p a c lS d . corn 12 20 I b l a n f um rdoz.^30 @32 33 @35 60 lbs. and ov e r ----- 30 @32 33 @34 CHICKENS—D ry packed, m ilk fed. Brofiers! 2ms®^&~un.27 @28 29 @30 4 lbs. and over ........ 26 @29 29 @3’ Nrby, mixed A vhts.„25 @29 31 @35 CHICKENS—D ry packed, corn fed, Broiler’s, *2^Ibs®“& un.26 @27 28 @29 4 lbs. and over ........ 25 @27 28 @29 CHICKENS—Iced, m ilk fed. bbls. or S 1 ? i i Phila. b r o i l e r s .......... 33 @35 36 @38 R o a s t e r s \ ' . ' l l 036 37 §39 P a . & nrby broilers.30 @32 27 @28 Pa. & nrby fry e r s .. 24 @26 37 @28 CHICKENS—Iced, corn fed. bbls. or kegs—^West. & South’n— Broilers, dry pack’d . 24 @26 .. @ .. 4 lbs. and up, d. p. .23 @25 .. F ryers, scalded , . . .21 @22 .. @.. Roosters, scalded ..23 @24 ..- @ .. FOW L S —D ry packed, 12 to box. W e stern— Corn fed M ilk fed Und. 30 lbs. to doz..21 @22 22 @23 66 lbs. an d over ----- 30 @31 31 @32 ■WestcTn, dry pked, bbls.— 3 lbs. each & u n d . .. 23 @24 24 @25 5 lbs. and over ........ 30 @31 31 @32 W e stern, iced, bbls.— OLD COCKS—D ry packed. W e stern— Small. Large. D ry picked, b o x e s .. .. @18 19 @20 Scalded ....................... 16 @17 18 @ .. Whh^ry^pic^d7!^.®.®^‘. @17 17i/2@18 W ’n, scalded ........... 16 @17 17i^@ .. TURKEYS— , Spring, per lb................. 35 @50 DUCKS— L. I., p e r lb .................. .. @30 W h ite, 11-12 lbs. to dz.. d z ... 8 50@ 9 00 AVhlte, 6-6A^ lbs. to dz., d z ... 3 50® 4 00 D ^ k ^ ^ p e r ^ dozen....................... 2 50@ 3 00 S p r i n g 2 fbs. to p a i r .. .. - ----- 100® 1 10 Vegetables Beans, per b a s k e t . , . . ----- 60 @ 3 00 Beets, per b a s k e t............... 2 00 @ 2 50 B russels sprouts, q u a r t ., 12 @ 25 C a rrots, per b a s k e t .......... 75 @ 1 00 Cauliflowers, per c r a t e . . . 75 @ 3 .50 Corn, per b a r r e l ........ .. ...-1 25 @'2 50 Cucum b ers, p e r h a m p e r .. 1 50 @ 4 50 Celery, per c r a t e ................. 1 75 @ 3 25 Chicory, per c r a te ............... 50 @ 75 Cabbages, per b a r r e l . . . . . . 1 00 @ 1 2d d P e r 100 ............................... 2 50 @ 3 50 E g g p lants, per c a r r i e r . . . . 1 75 @ 4 50 Endive, per pound .............. 25 @ • 30 Garlic, 100 lbs ....................... 4 00 @ 8 00 H o rseradish, dom., bbl ............... @12 00 Kale, per b a rrel ............... 50 @ 75 Leeks, per 100 b u n c h e s ., 1 50 @ 2 50 L e ttuce, per crate _______ 25. @ 1 75 Lim a beans, per b a s k e t . . 1 00 @ 4 00 Okra, b a s k e t or c r a t e . . . . 1 50 @ 3 50 O range Co. yel 100-lb bg 1 50 @ 1 60 W ’n N Y yel 100-lb bag .. @ 1 75- s t a t e Avht., pickles, b s k t 1 00 @ 3 00 Ind., yellow. 100-lb. bag 1 90 @ '2 00 W 'n w h ite, 100-lb. bag. 2 50 @ 3 00 W ’n w h ite, plcklers. 100- ^ lb. bag ................................ 3 50 @ 4 00 W ’n Boilers, 100-lb. bag 3 00 @ 3 50 Parsley, per basket .............. 50 Peas, per bask e t .............. 1 50 Peppers, per b a s k e t .......... 35 Pum p k ins, per b a s k e t . , , . 1 00 R adishes, 100 bunches ----- 50 _ Romalne, bbl. or c r a t e .. 35 @ 1 Spinach, per b a s k e t .......... 40 @ 1 00 Squash, per bbl ....................... 1 00 @ 2 00 Tom atoes, per c a r r i e r . . . . 1 00 @ 5 00 Turnips, per barrel ............. 1 25 @ 1 75 W a tercress, 100 bchs.................... @ 2 00 H othouse Products Cucum bers, Boston, box. .11 00 @13 00 M u shrooms, 2-lb. bskt. .. 75 @ 2 75 Tom atoes, per pound ----- 1214 @ 25 Potatoes Jersey G iants, No. 1, 150- lb. sack ................ ; .......... -1 35 @ 1 45 Long Island. 180 lbs ........... 2 10 2 25 P e r 165-lb. sack ................. 2 20 @ 2 40 Sweet P o tatoes— _ E a s tern Shore, bbl ................. 1 50 @ 1 87 Jersey No. 1. b s k t............... 85 @ 1 25 Mich, and N. Y. re*d kid- ^ _ neys, 1921 ........................... 6 00 @ 6 15 N. Y. yel. eye, C. H. P . . . 7 50 @ Etomd.n. .................. _ •• ^ 8 00 Pea, C. H . P.. 1922 .......... 7 00 @ 7 25 Im p e rials ................................. 8 00 @ .. Cal., sm., w h ite C - R . . , . 7 00 @ Imp. blackeye ....................... 6 25 @ 6 50 D o m estic, green split . . . . 7 75 @ 8 00 Im p o rted, green- sp lit ........ 5 50 @ 5 75 A P P L E S —New, '^bskt?— W olf R iver ............................. 50 @ 1 00 W e a lthy ................................... 50 @ 1 00 B a rrel, new— W e a lthy ................................. 2 00 @ 5 00 A lexander ............................... 2 00 @ 3 50 Greening ................................. 2 00 @ 4 60 PEA C H E S —Bush, bskt.— E lb e rta ................................... 40 @ 1 50 PEA R S —B a rrel— B a r tl e tt ................................. 2 50 @ 6 25 Seckel ....................................... 4 00 @ 8 00 Sheldon ................................... 3 00 @ 4 00 HAY AND STRAW Prim e tim o thy hay. No. 1, $1.25@1.30; No. 2, $1.20@T.25; No. 3, $1.15; clovei mixed, $1.05@1.25: rye straw , new. $1.15® 1.20; oat straw , 70@75c. Live Stock C a ttle—^Prime steers, $9.40@10.50; ship­ ping steers. $9.00@10.60; butcher grades. fllB o S e ’.OO; bulls!®$3.00@5.60: feede’rs,®$^0(5 @G.00: m ilk cows and springers. $60.0.0 ^ 120.60. Calves—Cull to | 6.00@^ J»6? Spot Markets at a- Glance M CLAVERACK (KLIU-imEW E ASFLENDIDFR9GI!M O n e o f -the m o s t in te r e f tin .g p r o ­ g r a m ever g-iven. f r o m th e h i g h S'Chool p la'tfo r m w a s th e J a m e s W h M c o m 'b K iiey re c i t a l re n d e r e d la s t eA'ening e r ^R h ^ w iirhaA T e T m e ^ a g o ^ r g ^ e a t by MayWio E n g l ish L illo tte. im'ipontan'qe a n d it is- h o p e d th e a t - In sp i t e o^f th e in'clem e n t w e a t h e r indan.ee w ill b e la r g e . E v e --------- ------------ --------- ------------------ inA'iteid to b e p r e s e n t . a-verack, N oaa 6- t -A m e e t in g of th e M ot-ber’-s. C lu b -w-iU- b e - h e l d in M e m o rial' ch a p e l, T u e s d a y a f t e r n o o n a t 2:3'<i o’clo c k ., A te e a t is_ in sto r e ,vho a t t e loy’s C lu b T o M e e t. )y’s C lub waM m e e t i n G r a n g e ■Wedniesday eA^ening of th i s 1 i t is' h o p e d a i l b o y s of th e T h e Bo; lAveek and v i l l a g e w a ll b e p i 'e s e n t . mnn.e o f th e p r e s i ­ d e n t , M r s HarA-ey K i p p on W e d n e s ­ d a y afteiT ioon. T h e a t te n d 'a n c e Avas large a n d th e officers o f la s t year w e r e a l l re - e le c t e d a s folloAVs; >Pre,sident— Mr.a H a r v e y K'ilpp. list V ice P r e s i d e n t — '^Mrs R a y D e - la m a te r . 2 n d 'Vice P r e s i'd e n t— ^:Mrs' F r e d S n y d e r . T r e a s u r e r — ':M.rs A lb e r t Shatv. S e c re.tary— IMrs R o b e r t D e lam 'ater. T h e so c iety Avill hoM a fo o d sale S a t u r d a y a f t e r n o o n N o v . 1 1 th a t th e h o m e o f M r s H a i’A^ey K ip p fro m 2 to 4 p. m . D u rinpf th e p a s t y e a r th e /s/:i;tt!ety h a s installeid) 'an e l e c t r ic pum 'p a n d a neAV fu r n a c e in son a g e . T h e m o n e y m a d e Avill be u s e d fo r re p a i r s on ch a p e l. th is year i M e m o r ial H o n o r P u p i l s o f V illa g e School. T h e folloi\vi.ng is t'he h o n o r li.st of th e g r a m m a r d e p a r t m e n t of th e Adl- lag e sch-ool, th e p u p il s h a v i n g been n e i t h e r a b s e n t o r t a r d y fq r th e m o n t h Of O c to b e r: W a l t e r SAva-utz, ■Thornks P la s s , Jo s e p h H iscox, F l'oyd H ickey, 'is o i i C o o p s , r t K o r e n , Conavay Es'selatyn, 3h n S w a rtz, T o n y K o r e n , .M ary D u r - ,c'k, K e ll ie T e a to r , C a t h e r i n e B u r c h , le B a k e r , M a r th a ] T o th , M a d e - C athierSne B a k e r , lin e SvA^artz, Dofiolthy K e c k , D o roithy Cook and Jean Macy. . HeMi S o n g S e rvice. 'A se r v ic e of s o n g 'w a s h e l d in - M e - . , _ -eniinig. th e d e v o tio n a l exercises' a n d in a d d i t i o n to th e oon- M aybeille s a n g tAVO) H a r k ! M.y T h e p a s tor cond'ud al sin g ing, Mis'; ■ o f N e w Y o r k Watcl capacity au d ien c e Avas in attendance a n d AA^as Avell repai.'! by th e splendid inI terprietation.s'terpretation.s o f thh e w o r k s of o f t e w o r k s •great A m e r ic a n p o e t. th i s in in t r o d u c i n g P r in c i'p a l H a r M iss Liffiotte t o l d of h e r in t i m a c y an d uPE'oeiations AArith Riley, especially during h is iast days. B e f o r e b e g in n in g -her re c i t a l M iss LKlO'tte gave a few introductO 'V y r e ­ m a r k s re g a r d i n g th e life of t h e g r e a t , cst Avriter o f c h i l d r e n ’s poem s . I t is th e in t e n t i o n of th o s e in 'ch a r g e of th e re c i t a l to use th i s m e th o d o'f a c ­ q u a in tin g ’ th e sch o o l c h i l d r e n w ith R i l e y ’s w o r k s . M iss L ililotte m a d e, m iention o'f th e f a c t th a t O c to b e r 7, R il e y ’s b i r th d a y , is noAv a S t a t e h o li­ d a y in In d i a n a . T h e progi'-am o f p o e m s Avas divided in t o th r e e p a r t s , th e first AVas of a m o r e s e r i o u s c h a r a c t e r w h ile th e la t ­ te r tw o w e r e m o r e h u m o r o u s a n d ch ild - lik e . W i t h a w inninig presen c e , a n ex c e p ­ tio n a lly p le a s i n g p e r s o n a l i ty , p e r f e c t e n u n c i a tio n a n d h e r c l e a r A’oice, Mdss Lilllo'tte d e liv e r e d th i s v a r ie d an d diff­ ic u l t im p e r s o n a t io n s o f th e H o o s ie r It Avas a task and a difficult one, too, to learn from th e reception each poem receiv e d ,'w h ich AVei-e th e m o s t enjoyed. In the- first p a r t “A n O ld P la y e d 'O u t Song” a n d “A n O ld S w e e t h e a r t of M ine” p e r h a p s a p p e a le d m o s t to th e ad'U lts b u t in th e la t t e r p a r t “G r a n n y ,” “Fooli Younlgens',” “T h e R a iggedy M a n ” ,” a n d “A lm 'ost Be-i A’-ond E n d u r a n c e ”' b r o 'u g h t fo r t h th e la u i s i ^ e r and applause of th e ch il- O n the Avhole th e p r o g r a m w a s so fine th a t it w a s re'gretted th a t Miss ; b e h e a r d to in t e r - Li,Il'otte c o u ld n o t 'P r e t m o r e - o f R i l e y 's ly “T h e O ld Swdm.mi: fa v o r i t e \ P 'r a y eir r P e r f e c t . ” B u t by th e ap'pllause of the s p'oeriis— e s p e c ial- m m iri’ H o l'e,” 'a n d th e P e r f e c t . ” lie rc'C ltal m o r e th a n >ng )>e h e l d on o u t w a s fin'C a n d : t a n o t h e r serv ice c th e evenlnig of Dei No- Dut< evendni; D u t c h A i m s T o M e e t. ■egu'iar m e e t i n g of th e Avill b e h e ld M o n d a y e 2'Oth ATh€’ri th e s p e a k e r Avail be' iwas K . R o c k e f e l l e r o f 'C h a th: p u t y S t a t e T a x Com.mi's'sio: W . O. T. U. M e e ts W sKlnesUay. A r e g u l a r nieetinig of th e W . C .’ T. L'’. AVill b e h e l d w i t h M r s R e nisSelaer s S e laer L o u c k s W e d n e i !S'd'ay a f t e r n o o n a t 2:30 W e r e G iven S u i p r l s e P a r t y . m r b e r of n e i g h b o r s an d frie n d s ga.ve IMr a n d NeAV a n M r a n d sxirp rise p a r t y on g u e s ts w o r e HalloiAV gi^imes of 'M r s E d w a r d M r s -E a r l K i t t l e a H a llo w e ’en. T h e , -oiwe’en costum ,es and k in d s Avere enjoyed, p o p co r n ball’si- and- crul'h AA-ere sei'A-ed' a n d it Avas a m o s t ’t joj-able e v e n ing. M id - W e e k P i*ayer 'Service. T h e mild w e e k .p ray e r serv ice Avill ■be h e l d T h u r s d a y ev e n in g Avlth M r a n d M rs R o b e r t D e la m a t e r . T o H a v e N c iv PiiiH ! A. n,ew fu r n a c e w H l be ii th e R e f o r m e d , c h u r c h in th e n e a r fu ­ tu r e u n d e r ' t h e d ir e c t i o n of A lb e r t R . in s talled in S h a w o f th i s - v i l l a g e W h o is a fu r n a c e ■fialesni'an for th e Fraiife ore of Hudson. Ewtertaini T h e 50'0 clu b d e l f g h tfu l m a n n e r gen-dorph T h u r s i H e n r y S m ith Macy ted 500 C lub. LS e n t e r t a i n e d in b y th e M isses. Si ;d!ay aifternoon. d ll e n t e r t a i n A ttended, F u n e r a l . M r a n d ilMrs L. H . B r i s t o l ’ Ml’S Tl !■ f u n e r a l u d s o n , M o n d a y m o i I w a s one of t h a t t e n d e d ’homiaB W ilso n in 'rnin.g. M r B 'ris- h o n o .rary p a l l ODAVERAOK PEiRSONALS. M iss V io la ShaAv o f 'H u d s o n w 'a s a S u n d a y g u e s t of M r s C h a r le s R e ly e a . IMrs J. B. E s s e lsty n a n d d a u g h t e r , (MiLs's M a.ybelle, o f N e w Y o r k w h o haA’c been sp e n d in g a fe-Av d a y s a t th e hom 'e o,f A l b e r t B r isto l M a r y B r i s t o l re t u r n e d ho: a t M iss to r IMonday. th e S a c k e t t - P o i 'te r wei w h e n M iss E s s e lsty n M asses N e llie T o m lin s o n a n d B e r ­ tie ^Sa.gendoi’p h sp e n t F r i d a y a f t e r - h o m e Sa.gendoi’p h s n o o n in K in d e r h o o k . i B e c k e r w ill h a v e a n a c e in s ta lle d in h; n e a r fu t u r e . w h o h a s b e e n vis- siste r , IMirs C h a r le s C rego ■eturned' to SdotUa. -ndi fa m i l y o f H u d - a t th e h o m e of m c e E s s e lsty n , Su: H 'i'cks o f 'H r ■' ■with her svan>( L a n f p m a n . GVIrs' T e n B r o e c k tin g h e r si las re tu r n e d t o Sdott W m . T. D o b b s am w e r e igue&ts E s s e ls o f iHu'dfeldn s u'dmother. 'Miss. Sagend'oi'ph inaia' 'been visittinig' her Edgar jVHlham. ren t Su siste r . iMii-s J a m e s Ca.ll o<f M i l l e r t o n visit* a i r . a n d M r s L e o n C o o k , 'recently. iC larence. K e lls o f B o s ti ■ing-relatives in town. ^OMrs E d w a r d . N e w a n d S a g e n d o r p h ' w e r e re c e n t g''i h o m e of Jo h n T. K i t t e l in A e i a a r l e s R e l y e a has. hia HoitaliiAg o f G e r m a n to w n f o r M m and' M r H to talin g w ill m o v e in t o M r R e l y e a ’ ihbiuae N o v . 15th . ‘M r s F r a n c i s B e s t, o f NeSw. Y o r k w a s i to sp e n d S u n d a y w i t h h e r p a r - sntSi M r a n d IVIrs E d g a r M i l h a m a n d itte n d e d th e S a c k e t t - P o r t e r (wedding- JVIr a n d M r s P e r c y H o ta l i n g , , a n d ' M r s S p r o te of- H u d s o n , M r j iM is S a m u e l H iotaling ol d S a m u e l to w o r k a n d fam ily e a ’s te n a n t Ava's e v i d e n t aAid'ience- th a l accomplished its purpose and those whio AVere not familiar with Riley’s works Avere certainly brought closer to the poet by the- performance. D u r i n g th e first in'terniissio'n J o ­ s e p h .T a m a r in . a c c o m p a n i e d b y M iss K'ood!, rp(Iayed( th r e e w e ll ren d e .r e d vio.lin solos, “S e r e n a d e ,” “ T h e B e e ,” a n d “G a v o t t e .” IMiss H o 'o d a l s o sa.ng in h e r p l e a s ­ in g m a n n e r, “T h e L i t t l e D a m o z e l” a n d “T h e L i l a c T r e e .” ' T h e H i g h S c h o o l ''o r c h e s t r a p lay e d th e o v e r t u r e . SILVEmArLS 7 -— J o h n P a l m e r n.. M iss 'd a u g h t e r , M a e d lent S u n d a y a t t o f W ln s ted , C o n n ., M r D o u s e , id' MS'S C- A. H o y s r a d t a n d df H ig h la n d , N . Y., t h e h o m e o f M r a n d ivirs J. C. H o y s r a d t. ,'Miiss M a e E d llem a n of H a r t f o r d , C o n n , sp e n t a fe w d a y s la s t w e e k a t th e h o m e o f M r a n d M rs M .‘ J. W h e e l e r . ' ■ IM r - a n d M r s J. H . D n n t z a n d ’ M r a n d M r s 'C. S. H e m o n W a y a n d c h i l d ­ re n s p e n t S u n d a y Avith frie n d s a t 'S' G a r r iso n of A n c r a m s p e n t d a y s th is Aveek *at ' <M;r an d ' Mi ■nd'. th e h o m e -of B r y a n t S igler. •S' J a y H insd a le, Lee, Mass.,- Friday. ■nd Mrs. J.. l H. Duntz, spen ^ last Aveek in P o u g h k e e p s ie FORD CAR BADLY- DMIAOEDBYFIRE T h e F o r d to u r i n g c a r of G&orse K e lls Avas se v e r e ly ' d a m a g e d 'oy fire a t C i a v e r a e k . - S a t u r d a y n i g h t in th e A icinity of th e g r o c e r y stox'e of H y a t t B u r c h . T h e e n g in e o f th e c a r is th e only rem 'ain s o f th e F o r d th a t can be u s e d a g a in . H o w th e fire s t a r t e d is u n k n o w n . S o m e re p o r t s claim th a t w h e n the- g a s ta n k w a s b e in g filled som e o f th e g a s sp i lle d o v e r a n d th e fu m e s re a d h e d a lig h t e d l a n t e r n Avhic'h IMr K e lls h a d on th e re a r seat. O t h e r re p o r t s s t a t e th a t th e sp i l l e d g a s fe l l •on -a c i g a r e tte Avhich la y in th e ro a d u n d e r n e a t h .the ca r . A s a re s u l t th e F o r d is no w a Avreck. L. K. ROCKEFELLER TO MAKE ADDRESS A d e c id e d tr e a t is in s t o r e fo r th e m e m b e r s o f th e D u tc h A r m s of th e -Refonm e d D u tc h c h u r c h ::t C iaver- ack , M o n d a y eA^ening, N o v . 20, Avhen LieAvis K . R o c k e f e l l e r , of C h a th a m , D e p u ty S t a t e T a x C o m m issioner, w ii; a,dcire.«s th e m e m ibers ox th e orga;;-- z,a ti on. M r R o c k e f e l l e r re c e n t ly ad d r e s s e d th e H u d s o n R o t a r y club a n d his ta l k w a s one o f th e m o s t intei'o.?ting an d p r a c t i c a l t h a t tihe lo c a l R o f l r i a n s h a \ 'e liste n e d to. His View of IL “Wc’cl all be fine people,” said Uncle Eben, “if all de groAvedmp folk s w a s as truthful, kind aw’ polite as dey expects de chiUun to be.” ton Star. ~ W a s h in g - ; guests of Mr and g u e s t s of M r erack. -were recent g-ues M r s T h e o d o r e Hiota-ling. ■ B'erXiam J. Ha’ll am ’H u d a o ti. w e r e S u n d s a-h'd M'a-s C; J. M yer, (Mr a n d -M rs C h a r le s N e w b u rgh were Sunday ' M iss M a r y B r i s to l le f t M o n d a y iby a u t o fo r NeAV Y o r k . S h e Avill also v isit in H a r t f o r d , iConn., b e f o r e r e ­ tu r n i n g h o m e . M r s A l b e r t S h a w h a s retxu-ned fro m a v i s i t Avith h e r sister, M r s H a r ­ r y ' B i r d in H i'bbing, M inn. M rs- C o lin L i v i n g s t o n e o f W a s h i n g ­ ton,\ D . G. is th e guesft o'f h e r siste r , ■Mti^ 'R t e a l y n 'B o e . vith his a m i l y o: le a t “D id C o tirt.” E s s e l s t y n s p e n t Suni son, L a w r e n c e E s s e lsty n t n C h u rch, s t r e e t . SOCIAL EVENTS H a llo w e ’en p a r t y a t th e h o m e a n d M rs B o y d D r a f f in a t Gr< T u e s d a s r eveni: d C. Dec e ck l ed in this cl the church ; A t t e n d e d W e d d ii 'Rev. \W. E . Tr ved'ding antoAvn a n d M iss Clare ; S c h e n e c tad y , T h u r s d a e r a t t e n d e d th e O rland. M o o re of G e r - i s s C la r e b e lle S h i m e r C I I T R C H T O W N P E R S O N A L S . M r a n d Mrsi N or rm m a n P i a s s , M r £nd; Ler.vis M h a ll Spent frie n d s a t A lba: M r s .H a n Adlle and M rs ; ’rh u r s d a y Avith M rs M iles 1 WORK AHEAD FOR NEEDLE WORK GUILD T h e Needle.Avor.k G u ild of A m e r ­ ic a is e n t e r i n g u,pon a n o t h e r y e a r c-f u s e f u l n e s s in .tins city, T h e s c a r e i t y o f - coal m a k e s th e need f o r w a r m e r ■garm ents g r e a t e r th i s w i n t e r th a n , eA-er. A f te r th e fine record' o f thiu- so c i e t y in th e p a s t , i t is hoped' -that ■tlris n e e d aao II b e m e 1|.b y a la r g e r fe s - poiftse. Auj-'One Avishing to jo i n th i s org-anization m a y do so b y sen d in g ' 'tAA'o o r m o r e g a r m e n t s to an y o f th e d i r e c to r s o r to th e p r e s i d e n t, M r s J o h n W . G i l l e tt e 601 U n io n stre e t . T h e a n n u a l m e e t i n g w ill ta k e p lace, N o v e m b e r 16th . ASKS $25,000 FOR DEATH OF BOY P o u g h k e e p s ie , N o v . 6— -A s u i t for $25,000 fo r d a m a g e s a r i s i n g fro m th e d e a t h of R u s s e ll B. R o c k e f e lle r w a s s t a r t e d y e s te r d a y by B u r t o n H . R o c k ­ e f e l l e r a s ad ,m in i s t r a t o r . J , E d w a r d G r e e n , a c o n d u c t o r on th e C e n t r a l N o w E n g l a n d ro a d , is th e d e f e n d a n t . In a com p laint prepared by B e n ia­ min Bi-evoort as attorney it is alleged th a t R o c k e f e l le r Avas s t r u c k by a n a u ­ to m o b ile d r iv e n by M r G r e e n to w a r d s P i n e P l a i n s on. S e p tem b e r , 1922, a n d .th a t th e y o u n g m a n , w h o h a d been s t a n d i n g a t th e sid e o f th e ro a d , w a s h u r l e d a d i s t a n c e o f 30 fe e t, cau s in T h is d e a t h th r e e h o u r s la t e r . A N e w Avrl-t-al M r a n d M re S a m u e l C u h e r s tein , o f 14 F u l t o n s t r e e t , h a v e a y o u n g d a u g h ­ te r a t th e i r h o m e , b o r n N o v e -m b e r 3. S h e h a s b e e n n a m e d Ire n e . Di New Location. B e n n y K o s te k , w h o re c e n t l y pur’ - c h a s e d th e p r o p e r t y a t 222 W arx-en s t r e e t , h a s m o v e d h i s ta i l o r i n g a n d r e ­ p a i r sh o p to h i s new lo c a tio n fro m 29 N o r t h T h i r d s t r e e t . C. E . S o c iety M e e ting. iChurehtcKvn, XoY. 2— I C h r is tian E n d e a v o r S o c iety AAdll m e e t S u n d a / evening- a t 7:00 o’clo c k . T o p ic, “B e t ­ te r Thinkinig.” Leader, Rev. W. E. T r a v e l'. T h is is a, co n s e c r a t i o n m e e t - ing- a n d it is h o p e d th a t it w ill b o Avell a tte n d e d . ^ Ladies Aid M eeting. T h e L a d ies A id S o c iety Avill m e e ti a t th e h o m e of M ns R o b e r t M y e rs. W e d n e s d a y aftei-noon, N o v . 8th . m p o r t ing, wex-e M r a n d M rq F r e 'd C. D e i-, M r a n d Mx-s H . B r o n k a n d son, P e t e r B iT n k . M r and. Mx's E r n e s t W alkei-, M iss Peax-1 Myer.e, m S S \ - S S ’'.4nd,“ ‘’ B o u c h e : Proper. j a n P ia s s , M r a Ml’S LefAvis Marshall and Roland iMiarshar.l sp e n t th e A v eek-end Avith iam m o f H u m .p h rey - G h e ster Sheldon, Sunday aftern o o n ., M r a n d M rs J o h n B H n n a n d M is-;.' 'R ice o f A l b a n y v i s ite d M r s A n d r e w S m ith, Tuesday. iM rs S y d n e y C o o n s o f G e r m a n t o w n i’S .^pendinig sevenaJ d a y s Avith Mis.-- E t t a a n d L u e l a H a m m . 'Miss Lena ,’Twss (from out of town was a AA^eek-end guest of Mss Lena: Woodwai-d. 'Mrs H a rriet M arshall o f Hudson !<•* Ausiting' her sister. Miss Zuba Kells. • R ev. an d M rs W. E. T raver called a t H u im p h rey v ille a n d a t th e hocme ot R e v . M r Jo n e s a t M a n o i-ton, S a tui-- liss Minnie H a u g h lestine spent o ' dajAs the past Aveek w ith M n a Gobi a t Hud. H a r r y Bert}; mie a t B’rb a M r s F red C. Decker called on M r a n d M rs P e t e r M iller, S u n d a y . CA-ening. R e v . W . E . Ti’av e i ' c a l l e d o n C h e s­ te r S h e ld’on Av^ho is ill a t h is h o m e n e a r H o H o w \''ille. M o n d a y . ■Mrs A d a P ialm e r a n d m o t h e r , Mr.'; B e s t, ha\-e m o v e d in p a r t o f M r ■ M in n ie M ichae'l’s h o u s e fo r th e w i n - ' 'M iss E t h e l M iller o f A lb a n y v isit- d a t th e h o m e o f h e r fa t h e r , 'G o rdon r o f A l b a n y s p e n t ' Lay w i t h M r s C laren c e M ille r . ' M r a n d M r s H a r n l d i ' ’Pjow e ajid . -u g h ter ■ s p e n t ■ S u n d a y afte r t io o i i ' Avith h e r mot'hex', M rs H a r r y P o s t 'a f - T a g h k a n i c . . . . T h e fo llo w in g is- r e p r i n t e d fro m th e p o s t o n Ti’anscripfc: A n n o u n c e m e n t is m a d e of th e m a r - i’iag e of Miss- J e a n H o lm e s R ice, d a u g h t e r of 'W W liam -W aldo R i c e of- H i id s o n - o n - t h e - H u d s o n , N e w Y o r k , to G e o r g e W e e e k s o f th i s city. T h e w e d ­ d in g to o k ' p l a c e a t th e O ld S o u t h C h u r c h in C o p ley S q u a r e a t n o o n y e s ­ te r d a y , O c to b e r 31st, a n d Rev.. D r . Ge.ox’ge. A- G o r d in , D . D ., m i n i s t e r o f th e ch u r c h , o f f iciated , assisted, b y ■tihe' bride’s uncle, Harris Ely Adriance of-' (New Y o rk city. The bride and bride- groomlxad no attendants nor were there any ushers.. The ceremony was folioAved by a b r e a k f a s t a t th e h o m e of th e ,bri(3e’s b r o t h e r - i n - l a w , a n d sis- tei’, Mr and Mrs Frederick Russell Moseley (M a ry L h in g s to n R ice) o t “H i l l g a t e Fax-m” in D o v e r . O n ly th e im m e d ia te re la ti v e s o f th e bx-ide a n d b r id e g r o o m a t t e n d e d . T h e e n g a g e ­ m e n t of M iss R ic e to M r -W eekes w a s a n n o u n c e d e a r l y in Ootobex-. H e is a .Y a le L a w Sdlxopl m a n a n d is now a laAAwer in th i s city. H e is th e so n of M r s A. L . W e e k e s . IMrs Harry *\]5rfhorf is spendixiti borne tim e a t B’rob'kiyn ' and N cav M iilei’, x-ecently. M iss E th e l M iller of Alba: M o nday w ith M rs Cl! [i’ an d M rs daughter ■ s p e n t ■ Sundi

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