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I 3we Nurr S a L amanca w I nquireiv . Subscription $1,00 Per Year Postage Prepaid V O L . X V I SA L A M A N C A , N . Y .. FR ID A Y , N O V . 9, 1934 N o . 45 Good News for Salamanca The Trustees for the Waiving Depositors of the First National Bank in this city yesterday announced that a dividend of ten per cent of the principal sum of the certificates of participation, to­ gether with interest at two per cent per annum, has been declared, and will be payable Tuesday, November 13th. In order to receive the dividend, it will be necessary that certi­ ficate holders present to the First National Bank their certificates for the endorsement thereon of such payment. The action of the Trustees for the Waiving Depositors of the First National in declaring a ten per cent dividend at this particular time will doubtless be much appreciated by the depositors. in Sala­ manca and immediate* vicinity and is good news at a time when good news is about as scarce as the proverbial “hens teeth.” Approximately $31,800 will be dispersed in this first dividend and should help considerably at this season of the year. Aimtia:! R^lly And Dinner Of Junior W. B. A. About sixty-five members and in­ vited guests attended the first an­ nual banquet and rally of th^ Junior Women’s Benefit Association^ in Mc­ Cann Hall Monday evening, A tur­ een dinner at 6;30 preceded the meeting. The table decorations were effectively carried out in the colors of the girls’ clubs and the juniors, which were blue and gold and red and white, with crepe paper and red candles. Mrs. Mary Flaherty, the managing deputy, opened the meeting and in­ troduced Mrs. Kathryn Growden of Buffalo, the state field director. Mrs. Growden spoke on the state convention to be held in New York next April 8th and 9th, and then in­ troduced Miss Dorothy Hunt, su­ preme supervisor of girls’ clubs. Miss Hunt spoke on junior activities. Miss Zeta Blank, junior super­ visor, had charge* of the following ■program: Piano solo, Rita Ballard. Recita-tion, “Entertaining the Min­ ister”, Florence MeKibben. Dance, Loretta Smith. Piano duet, “Parlalette”, Helen Moetke and Callista Blank. Military dance, Leona Conlan and Dorothy Snyder. Dance, Lois Bedell. Song, Nancy Caruso. Poem, “Alladin”, Gertrude Fel­ lows. Vocal duet, Barara Lignian and Lucille Romanowski, accompanied by Phyllis Smith. Piano duet, Patricia Boardman and Patricia Collins. Tap dance, Barbara Lignian. Piano solo, Betty Elsen. Tap dance, Patricia Bowman. Readingj Mrs. Edith McClure. A drill was given by the junior team, and a class of thirteen new juniors was presented to Miss Hunt. A gift was given Miss Hunt by the members, Loretta Smith making the presentation. Both Mrs. Growden a:gd Miss Hunt were recipients of corsages by the W. B. A. Mrs. Oscar Lindherg and Mrs. Jamie Case and Miss Zeta Blank spoken briefly. Misses Loretta Sullivan and Zeta Blank were piano accompanists for the program. Several from Salamanca a'ttended the rally in Glean on Tuesday even­ ing when these state officers made ‘ their visit there. State Funds Will Be Sought For Street* Work Firettieh^s Fair . On Next Week Everything is in readiness for the Firemdii’s‘ Fair to be held at the Moose Teihplei Sycamore avene, on Tuesday, ' Wednesday, and Thursday evenings of next week. Proceeds of the affair will -go to the uniform fund 'of the Salamanca Volunteer Fire Department. There will be many booths, lavish decorations and many games. There will also be dancing every evening and local firefighters promise every guest a 'good time. Several out of town fire depart­ ments‘have indicated that they -will be present a t the fair next week. Charles E. Fuller is chairman of the Arrangement Committee. Hog Reduction Checks Here The first checks received in Cat­ taraugus County on the hog reduc­ tion program are now ready for dis­ tribution, and can be had by calling upon 'John Milks^ Cattaraugus, the seereWry-treasurer of the associa­ tion. The total amount of the first checks received Is $4,5*78. The regular meeting of the Com­ mon Council was held at the City Building, Monday evening and much of the evening was devoted to the discussion of street improvement. Superintendent of Public WorkS Cheney was in Buffalo Friday ill Con­ ference with officials of the State Highway Department and at that meeting applied for funds from the state for the resurfacing, widening and general improvement of the streets constituting part of the thru highway routes within the city limits. Specifications have been prepared by Superintendent Cheney and sub­ mitted to the state on the following streets: Broad street, exclusive of that part resurfaced last summer; Main, Front, Center and East and West State streets. The superintendent also informed the council that he was endeaVOriHg to get funds from the state for the improvement of Main, Wildwood and Broad streets, which are considered to be in need of repair and im­ provement at the present time. If and when funds are allotted for the designated street improvements, the state will submit the work for bids and the contractors who are awarded the work will be required to hire the labor from the Salamanca relief rolls. Superintendent Cheney also an­ nounced that forty or more unem­ ployed Salamanca men will be given work in making an automobile traf- fice survey on the principal streets of the city in connection with the State Highway survey to be made on November 18th to 25th. This will re­ veal figures for -winter traffic. A summer traffic survey was made sev­ eral weeks ago. State funds are to be made available for this work. CKristmas Seal Lunckeon Tuesday The annual Christmas Seal Lunch­ eon Meeting will be held in Ames Hall Ellieottvfille on Tuesday, Novem­ ber 13th at 12 o’clock noon. The luncheon will be served by the ladies of the Ellicottville Eastern Star. The luncheon will be followed by the usual meeting and as theire are 250 chairmen, and workers already en­ listed to carry on the campaign, it is expected that every community will be represen-ted at the meetjing. The Campaign this year is carried on as a memorial to Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau who built “The Little Red” cottage at Saranac Lake. From this small beginning has de­ veloped a nation-wdd© movement for establishment of tuberculosis sanator­ ia. Willett H. Shearman, County Campaign Chairman, will preside at the meeting'. Miss Lilia C. Wheeler of Portville who was a personal fijend of Dr. and Mrs. Trudeau will give those present an intimate glimpse of Dr. Trudeau’s work of fifty years ago. Dr. R. M. At- Avater, County Commissioner of Health; .Dr. John Korns, Superin­ tendent of Rocky Crest; and Dr. C. A. Greenleaf, President of the County Association, will also take part in the program. The Ellicottville High School orchestra under the direction of Professor Gullo will play during' the luncheon. He v/ill also direct the community singing. Mrs. Shirley Northrop will act as occompanist. E n tertain Official Visitor Salamanca Commandery, No. 62, K. T., last night entertained its offi­ cial visitor, Everett R. Tomlinson of Batavia, Deputy Grand Commander. The meeting was preceded by a 6:30 o’clock dinner served by ladies of Mizpah Chapter, No, 162, o. E.- S. William Brown Killed Sunday In Football Game Former High School Athlete Dies From Injuries - —Many Attend Funeral Services Held Here W ednesday William Brown, 22 years old, of Salamanca, was fatally 5,njured Sun­ day in the last 30 seconds of play in a football game between the Benz Engineers of Salamanca and the Ham­ burg team. He died a few hours later in the Our Lady of Victory Hospital in Lackawanna. It is stated that his death was the result of the fracture of one of the vertebrae in the neck which had cut an artery causing a hemorrhage of the brain which resulted in death. The accident occured shortly before the final whistle in the Hamburg game when the young athlete had been shifted to a position at left end. He tackled a Hamburg player and the two went down on the field while two other Hamburg players running close piled on top of them. In th© pile up it 4s believed that he was struck by someones shoe or knee, resulting in th© fatal injury. Mr. Brown was examined by a phy­ sician at the field and was sent in an ambulance to the hospital where he expired at 6:45 o’clock the same afternoon. Mr. Brov/n was well known throughout western New York as an athlete having played on the Sala­ manca high school football, basket­ ball and baseball teams. It is said that he had planned to quit football after this season,. The survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Brown of 333 Central Avenue, Salamanca, his widow, Mrs. Thelma W. Brown, three sisters,. Mrs.' H. L. Kerlinger of Camden, N. J., Mrs. Doris Mc­ Cabe of Hornell, and Miss Virginia Brown at home, and three brothers, Harry, of Salt Lake City, James R. of Hornell and Ernest Brown at home. The funeral services were held from the parent’s horn© at 343 Cent­ ral Ave., Wed. afternoon at 2 o’clock, ■with the Rev. E. T. Pancoast, rector of St. Mary’s Church officiating. Burial was in the Wildwood Cemetery in Salamanca. The funeral was on© of the largest ever held in Salamanca. Members of the Benz Engineers team acted as honorary pall bearers as did the mem­ bers of the Hamburg football team and the Salamanca Volunteer Fire Department. A fir© truck was as­ signed by the department to carry th© multitude of flowers that had been sent as tributes to the dead athlete. The funeral .was also attended by th© membership of the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Hamburg. Honorary Pall bearers were: James Caruso,, Joseph Geno, Charles Good- sell,, John Zaleski, Howard Barton, Harold Nugent, John Majestic, A1 Peters, Vincent Fedell, Robert Cliff­ ord, Thomas King, Eu,gene Owens, Mike Ross, James Devereaux, William Rettberg,. Charles Ball, Edward Richt­ er, Charles Fiero, V. W. Henry, Adam Cole, Robert Bierfeldt, Rich­ ard Harrington,. Walter Hart, Otto Schieterle, Mgr. and Coa.ch; James Haltermanp, Frank Myers, Michael Kohut, La Verne Fiester, Michael Reach, Homer A. Hutchenson, Fran­ cis Wymer, William Watson. Also honorary pall .bearers of the Hamburg Football Team: Oscar Klinej, Gardinei- Debo, Manager, Milton Wakelee, Joseph Armbuster,. Richard Bley, Ray Wahely, Fred Anderson, Lee DeGraff, Ernest PaiTon, Charles Dasney, Arthur Foster, George Pet- rokus, Peter Snoziah, George Whet- zle, Allan Hengerer, T. J. Reynolds, Captain; Harold Saunders, Vincent McNamara, Clinton Conling, Coach; Fred G. Smith. The Active Bearers were: Leonard Hartman, Thomas Moore, Fred Benz, Chas. Wegraff, Georg© McGuire and Benjamin Mooney. Olla. Podrida Gives To School Band Uniform Fund At the regular meeting of the Olla Podrida club held in the library Tuesday evening, it was voted to give $10 toward the purchase of un­ iforms for the Salamanca high school band. Mrs. F. R. Adams was hostess at the meeting. Mrs. Matthew Weber gave a book review of “Rabble in Arms” by Ken­ neth Roberts and Mrs. A. S. Carpen­ ter played the following piano num­ bers: “Grand Valse Caprice’,, “Un­ cle Ned’s Story” and “Clog Dance.” — ----- oo— ------ Meet me a t Firemen’s. Fair, Moose Hall, Sycamore Avenucr Tues„ Wed., Tfiur*., evenings. Benefit Game The Gowanda Tigers Football team ■will play a benefit game Sun­ day, the 11th at Gowanda, playing the Gowanda Indians’ team. The proceeds of this benefit game will go to the widow of William Brown, who was fatally injured last Sunday at Hamburg while playing with the Benz Engineers. ^ A large delegation is expected to attend the game from Salamanca. ------------ 00 ------------- Judge Hill Delivers Lecture On Christian Science Democrats Sweep To Victory In State, Nation Heavy Democratic Victories For All State Officers— County Remains In The G. O, P. Colunnn Judge Frederick C. Hill, C. S. of Los Angeles, California, a member of the Board of Lectureship of the Mother Church, The First Church of Christ Scit^ptist in Boston, delivered a lecture on Christian Science, en­ titled: “Christian Science, God’s Law of Progress’, at the high school auditorium last evening. The lec­ turer was introduced by Mrs. Helen Pickup, First Reader, of the local church. The lecture, sponsored by the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Salamanca, was in part as follows: In presenting the subject of Chris­ tian Sceince to you I shall make an earnest endeavor to present its ob­ ject and purpose from the stand­ point of what it is and how it op­ erates, as distinguished from that which it is often erroneously believ­ ed to be. I can think of no better introduc­ tion in presenting the motive and purpose of Christian Science than to refer to a public declaration recent­ ly made by a clergyman who, in the course of a sermon is reported to have said “Christian Science sprang j eral, Bennett D, 1,907,022; Powers R, directly out of the Holy Scriptures ‘ 1,106,708; For Senator, Copeland D, for Christ introduced healing and the ^ 1,951,030; Cluett R, 1,219,751. Both New York state went heavily Demo»- cratic in th© election held Tuesday. All state officers runniug on the Democratic ticket were renamed and the Democrats gained a seat in the House of Representative in, an up­ state district, the 38th, where James L. Whitley, present Republican in­ cumbent was defeated hy James F . B. Duffey, his Democratic opponent. For the first time since 1913 the state legislature, both in the Assembly and the State; Senate is in the hands of the Democratic powers. In the Assembly, traditional strong hold of the Republicans the Democrats have a clear majority of foixr votes and in the state senate which has been closely contested for several years, th© majority party has a lead of at least nine. For the first time in the history of the state a woman ■will take a seat in the State Senate, Mrs. Rhoda Fox Graves of OgdensbUTg becoming the first . female state senator by defeating John L. O’Con­ nor, also of Ogdensburg, by a wide margin. ■‘^’’ote in State At a late hour Wednesday the figures on state officers v/ere as ■follows: For Governor, Lehman D, 2,342„104; Moses R, 1,681,148; For Lieutenant Governor, Bray D, 1,895,- 712; Douglas R, 1,162,921; For Comp­ troller, Tremaine D, 1,912,540'; Camp­ bell R, 1,106,708; 'For Attorney Gen- driving: out of superstition in hig O^Wn day.” From this declaration it should be plainly apparent that the religious world is beginning to recognize that Christian Science is a religion and that the fundamental purpose of this religion is to re-instate the es­ sential elements of primitive Christ­ ianity, including the element of spiritual healing. Christian Science is a discovery. It is the discovery of an absolute provable law. This dis­ covery was made in 1866 by a gentle Democratic Representative at Large were elected, Mrs. O’Day receiving 1,852,634 votes, Merritt, 1,828,201. Their Republican opponents. Couch and Groat receiving 1,226,312 and 1,- 198,201 votes respectively. For Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals, Lcughran supported by both Democrats and Republicans won and Finch, the Democratic candidate for the other position defeated Sears, Republican, 93,829 to 33,3J8. In The County In spit© of the general Democratic New England woman, Mary Baker , • Cattaraugus County re- Eddy. She defined Christian Science Republican oy substantial “As the law of God, the law of good, interpreting and demonstrat­ ing the de^vine Principle and rule of Universal harmony.” She wrote and published her book “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” which she designated the Christian Science Text Book. This book is not a Bible. It is not a substitute for the Bible, but it is just that which its name indicates, a Key to the Bible to aid and assist in discovering, and interpreting and appljdng the heal­ ing spiritual truths set forth in the great English classic the King James version of the Bible. The interest in this book has grown by leaps and bounds until it has become recognized and declared by many as the most important pro­ duction among religious ■writings with the exception of the Holy Bible. It is now more than fifty years since this book became public prop­ erty. The interest of the reading public therein contains unabated. - -------- oo --------- Will Observe Arm istice Day John D. Hughes Post, No. 535, American Legion, will observe Arm­ istice Day next Monday by assembl­ ing at the City Hall where at 11 o’clock in the forenoon, members of the Post will stand at attention for two minutes, with this brief cere­ mony being followed by volleys by the firing squad and taps. They will then march to the An­ drews Theatre, where a program of addresses ■will be heard. Community singing will be a feature of this pro­ gram. Factory whistles will blow and church bells will ring and work will cease for two minutes on Monday at 11 o’clock it is expected. St. Bonaventure’s Glee Club To Sing A t St. Patrick’s Church The St. Bonaventure’s Glee Club, under the direction of Father Claude Kean, 0. F. M., will sing at the eight o’clock Mass Sunday morning at St. Patrick’s Church and also at the breakfast of the Holy Name Society to be held in the ^School Hall after Mass. All members of the society are expected to attend, and the public in general will be weleornSr majorities, all Republican county (Continued on page 5) ------------ 00 ------------ Sixty Attending Emergency College The emergency college which was inaugurated last month locally thru Alfred University ,the State of New York and the Federal government, is progressing very satisfactorily and is recemng the enthusiastic endorse­ ment of all those who have enrolled in its- courses. The average attend­ ance the past week has been sixty- one and the number is expected to reach and perhaps exceed seventy within the next fe^w ■weeks. Classes are being held in the high school, Jefferson street, in the after­ noon from 4:30 to 9 o’clock in the evening, five days each week. Stud­ ents are registered in four courses, which are English, History, Mathe­ matics, and' Langua^, with either German or French. This constitutes a full freshman course and any student who sii^cerely desires to advance himself can gain from 32 to 34 hours of college cred- / it by the completion of this program. These credits will be accepted at Al­ fred and other colleges. Several are taking courses simply for. the edu­ cational value and with no idea of gaining college credits. The permanent teaching staff has now been engaged, which includes: Miss Mary Brick of New York City, who received an A. B. degree at Hunter and an M. A. degree at Col­ umbia, will'\ teach mathematics; Ross G. FrounSwick, Attica, M. A. Syra­ cuse, and seven years of high school and nine years of college teaching experience, will 'teach French and German;. C. Duryea Smith, Brent­ wood, who has done work toward his Ph. D. degree at Columbia, will teach English; and Emerson G. Chamberlain, Angelica, Alfred ’28, and M. A. Cornell, will have charge of history. Miss Nellie G. Henry and Missf Freda 'Du Bray -who were here last week to conduct the sale and exhibit uf Articles made by the blind, left Monday for Owego where, they will arrange for a sale in the Binghamton ■district. Text Books and Local Bond Issue Both Defeated The proposition for the city to buy text books for the use of pupils in the public schools and the proposi­ tion to issue bonds to the amount of $12,000 for the purpose of disposing of the sewage entering the Allegany river within the city limits were both defeated in Tuesday’s election. The text book proposition which seemed to be the more discussed one of the two was defeated by a vote of 110. There were cast in favor of the proposition 873, and against, 983. The wards voted on the text book proposition as follows: First Ward, district 1, for 47, against 79. Second district—^for 15, against 38. Second Ward—^for 216, against 279. Third Ward—^for 154, against 154 Fourth Ward, district 1—^for 165, against 171. Second district—^for 88, against 143. Fifth Ward—^for 188, against 119. The bonding proposition lost probably because of the fact that the program for the use of the $ 12,000 was rather indefinite and the aver­ age taxpayer nowadays, wants to know just how the money is going to be spent before he votes in favor of spending it. The bonding proposi­ tion lost by 291, 577 voting for the proposition and 868 against. The vote on the $12,000- bonding/ issue by wards was as follows: First Ward, district- —^fo r 94, against 115. Second district—^for 62, against 28.' Second Ward—^for 134, against 243. Third Ward—-for 85, against 108. Fourth Ward, district one-^for 72, against 128. Second district—^for 58, ■ against 100 . Fifth Ward—^for 72, against 146. Three Cornered Moon^ Given Next Week For Local Charity Rehearsals for the Salamanca Theatre Guild benefit play “Three Cornered Moon”, are in full swing and the directors, Miss Esther Mc­ Cabe and Miss Marion Hanby, report they are well pleased with the work of the cast. The play will be presented at the High School auditorium Friday, No­ vember 16 at 8:15 p. m. Ticke^fcs are on.sale by Guild members and seats are being reserved at E. F. Norton Co. The play is a recent Broadway hit and is described as “three acts of hilarious comedy filled with romance and smart lines.” The following Guild members com­ prise the east: Bertha Smith, Helen Cooney, Olive Blessing, Glennys Mabee, Tom Hunt, Earl Brownell, Edw. Dietrich, Jack Haecker and Ralph Ward. Robt. Vallely is chairman of the production committee, and Mrs. Tom Moore heads the publicity and seat sale group.^ Proceeds from the play are to go to the crippled children’s committee of the county of which John C. WaL rath is chairman. This committee has many calls for assistance and there are now three cases calling for im­ mediate attention. Your support of “Three Cornered Moon” will enable the committee to take care of these three emergency cases. The cause is a most worthy one, and your support is solicited. Cheese Week Mrs. Morris Visits Music Clubs Mrs. Etta Hamilton Morris of New York, president of the New York State Federation of Music clubs, was the guest of the Euterpean, Crescen­ do and Lily-Dunning clubs at a joint meeting in the library club rooms last Saturday evening. Mrs. Morris delivered an address on music, in which she told of a music festival held at Watertown last summer, and encouraged musical contests. The meeting was opened with the following program: piano duet, “Farfaletta” by Callista Blank and Helen Floetke; and a Beethoven piano solo by Janet Lowe. Light refreshments were served by a committee composed of Mrs. A. S. Carpenter, chairman, Mrs. Glenn Gates and Miss Wihna Landon. Mrs. Morris was the honor guest at a tea given by the Mozart club in Jamestown Sunday. In a world where it has become popular for many industries to rit back and cry for help, it is not with­ out significance that one of our major agricultural industries, cheese-making, is putting its faith in the old-time practice of helping it­ self. Confronted \with a 30,000,000 pound surplus of cheese, the dairy- farmer believes that if he himself eats an extra pound or so of cheese and he can eon-rince his city brother that he should go and do likewise the cheese surplus will be- taken care of. If this program of self-help suc­ ceeds, man’s best friend, the cow— who has grown rather lean amf lank these past days—^will once more be established on a paying basis. Na­ tional Cheese Week— to be held IMs year November 11 to 17-—^is- flkO dairyman’s and the cheese indh^^^^S answer to the surplus problem in the industry. It isn’t a case of the dairy farm­ er lifting himself entirely by his own well-worn bootstraps, for the success of the program depends up­ on the cooperation of the consum­ ing public. The goal is for each family in the United States to eat one pound more cheese than it would ordinarily consume during the week of November 11 to 17. This should prove to be no hardship; for cheese is one of the most economical staple commodities on the market today. Per pound i t > represents the. highest food value obtainable and at the low­ est cost. Because cheese is the most highly concentrated protein food known and contains in addition val­ uable milk minerals, its energy value is an eloquent inducement to house­ wives *to include an extra pound of it in the menu for November 11 ■to 17. This is the second National Cheese Week in the program of in­ creased consumption undertaken by the dairy farmers and the industry as a whole, bached by governors of those states in which eheesemaking is a ■vital factor in industry. Cheese Week was undertaken again this year largely because of ■the success of the week last year. That program definitely convinced the dairy farmer that it is possible for him to work out his own salvataon. In the course of Cheese Week in 1933, the industry succeeded in put­ ting into consumption the entire na­ tional surplus of cheese estimated at well over 30 million pounds. The effect upon prices paid the farmer for his milk extended far be­ yond the actual confines of the week itself and made possible the contin­ uance in business of thousands and thousands of dairy farmer. It had the further effect of per­ manently increasing our national per capi'ta cheese consumption to a noticeable degree. With the ground work of national education about cheese, its economy and high food value already laid, the dairy farmers and the industry as a whole believe that the second Na­ tional Cheese Week will prove even more successful. Certainly the spec­ tacle of an agricultural industry tak­ ing steps to construct its O'Wii fu­ ture along sound economic principles is an encouraging sign of better bus­ iness all along the line. So, “Lets have another cup of cof­ fee, let’s have another piece of cheese.” Station WHDL, Olean^ Now In Operation Southwestern New York’s newest broadcasting station, WHDL, is now on the air, making its debut, last Sunday morning. The broadcasting studio is located in the Exchange Na­ tional Bank building, Union and Laurens streets. L. L. Hofman of Tupper Lake, is the station manager. The station is operating on a fre­ quency of 1420 kilocycles\; and has been heard 65 miles away with near­ local volume. Radio fans in Salaman­ ca have reported excellent reception from the new station, and most re­ ports are that the programs are very clear. The broadcasting is limited be­ tween 7 a. m. and sunset. Clean ar­ tists have been hehrd as well as oth­ er features, including Sunday morn­ ing services from one' of the Clean churches. Miss Hazel Curtiss and Ernest Phillips of this city have broadcast from this station during the week. The Red Cross enrolled 3,803,384 members in last year’s roll call. Join in the 1934 roll call—^Armistice Day to Thanksgi-ving. i _1

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