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J «-,~ Journal and Republican I. V VAN NAMKE. Lo*»al KdJtor. Kditor Telephone , . ,9-W. i^s Office Telephone 9-J BRIEF MENTION i: the month of November i>f snow fell in Lowvllle. 36 TRIAL TERM OF SUPREME COURT THANKSGIVING DAY AT No Cases Moved For Trial and iury Discharged Monday—Grand Jury Discharged Tuesday. Justice Gay H. Brown's trial term of the Supreme Court, which opened Monday morning at the court house In Lowvillo, completed the business of the term in jig time. None of the fif- j te^n cases on the calendar were moved I for trial and the panel of trial Jurors the . . . w J or lr| al and the panel of trial Jurors schools reopened Monday were dismissed shortly after noon on w> i hunwivin., — Monday Th flli recess. Bach, nurse at the county was taktsijo the Mercy hospital, wn. Monday. Tmk -C. Duflo, Lowville, has been / ,.mtiil under sheriff by Sheriff- . • Louis Kohler. effective, January .(•' Lowville Home Bureau will .. • with Mia. Theodore Rohr, Wed- .!.>. December 11. The first cloth- .,.• tsson will be given by Mrs. -.M;/OI. Meeting called at 2 p. m. K,ui Austn, employed hy Hess St , milt-i's, local carpenter contractors, \.irly lacerated the first finger of - u ft hand when it came in contact A ;h an electric saw which he was i i-1 iii ing Friday. [he cafeteria at Lowvllle Academy •A .is re-opened Monday and lunches .,!.• being served to teachers and stu- it-nts. under the direction of Miss Lu- « ill\ West, Instructor, and members of <)\<> home-making class. M^. and Mrs. John J. Domser will :t move to Utlca at an early date, hav- ing purchased a residence recently er- itnl on AoMngton road, one block from GcMfte street. Mr. Domser will t-niairylfTLowvllle until January. Dumber 2d marked the fiftieth .ij»rVivcrsary of the -flaarriage of Mr. :md Mrs. Eugene Arthur and the event v. .-u- quietly observed at their residence en Trinity avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Arth- ur were the recipients of flowers and ether gifts from members of the fam- ily and personal friends. A very enjoyable evening* was spent last Tuesday by the members of St. Ann Circle. D. of I., who were the uueats. of St. Marie Circle of Cr.oghan. Euchre and five hundred were played, the prize for euchre being won by Mrs. Jacob Roth and for five hundred by Ethel Cannan. A delicious supper was served. TO LEAVE LOWVILLE Mr. and Mrs. William J. Hals ten to Make Their future Chicago. Home in and Mrs. William J.. Ralsten 11 close their residence on Park ave- nue at an early date and go to Chica- go to make their future home, where Mr. Ralsten will be associated with his brother in the Fred H. Ralsten Advertising Agency, a large and grow- ing business. W. J. Ralsten will not only have an interest in the business, but will serve as secretary and treas- urer of the corporation, taking the position recently made vacant by the death of his youngest brother, Brown V. Ralsten. Mr. and Mrs. Ralsten have long been prominent in Lowvllle social affairs and have a great many loyal friends in the community to wish them success, contentment and hap- piness in their new home. For several, years Mr. Ralsten has been bookkeep- er in the office of Leon S. Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Schloop will occu- py the Ralsten residence. y te noon on Monday. The following cases were re- ported as settled: Ernest Bruce vs. Katherlne Bruce, Katherine Bruce va. Ernest Bruce, Hazel and J. Paul Rems vs. Frank and D. L. Seeto and others. Helena M. Bishop vs. Harry Bishop. Several cases were put over the term. The $25,000 negligence action that was brought against the Northern New York Utilities, Inc., to recover in the death of her husband, Louis Pres- cott, Lowville, who was killed when he came in contact with a live wire, was among those put over, to afford the parties an opportunity to agree on settlement. The case of Andrew W. Mellon, as director general of railroads against the Qould Paper Company, of Lyons Falls was settled, the defendant, pay- ing $304, The case Involved money due on freight when the government was operating the,railroads in 1922. Grand Jury. Ashley Twining, Copenhagen, was made foreman of the grand jury and Charles H. ArthuY, Lowville, assistant The jury presented an indictment against John Coughlm, charging as- sault in the second degree, and an in- dictment against Clarence Berrus, and Stewart Berrus and Merwto Cobb, charging unlawful entering of a build- ing In violation of section 406 of the penal law. One sealed indictment was also presented and the jury was dis- charged Tuesday afternoon. JAMES LOMBER THE LEWIS COUNTY HOME Excellent turkey Dinner for Sixty In- mates and America Woman's League Presents Choice Entertainment. Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Bowman gave their family of sixty patients of the Lewis County Home an excellent turkey dinner, for Thanksgiving. The menu consisted of roast turkey, dress- ing, mashed potatoes, glblet gravy, cabbage salad, cranberry sauce, raised biscuit and butter, mince pie, cheese, oranges, apples, tea; coffee and milk. In the evening the American Wo- man's League presented a very choice ontertainment in the chapel of the home. Rev. Edward J. Lavls, pastor of the Methodist church gave a charm- ing talk, tellLmg some humorous stor- ies and also speaking enthusiastically of the home-like atmosphere with which Mr. and Mrs. Bowman surround the patients of the home. Songs were sung by all, with Mrs. Louis Miner at the piano. Two songs were rendered by Miss Gertrude Salis- bury and Miss Helen Holt. An inter- esting story was told by Mrs. Lewis Boshart and several recitations were given. A piano solo was played by Mrs. Louis Miner and a delightfully enter- taining play was given by Mrs. George Horth and MTB. Bert Granger. After the entertainment the Ameri- can Woman's League presented each one with a gift of choice candy, apples, oranges and grapes. PEOPLE IN PRINT CUnton McGovern spent Thanks- giving In New York. Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Coburn have gone to Syracuse to spend the winter. Mtss Anna McGinley, of New York, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Cclla Steph- ens. ILLINGWORTH BRIDGE Replacement Tied Up With Proposi- tion of Elimination of Grade Cross- ing of Lowville and Beaver River Railroad. County Superintendent of Highways I* P. M. Gaylord conferred in Albany ANNUAL MEETING COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY LOWVILLE CHURCHES AND KINDRED ORGANIZATIONS : \>\ Grace Elliott has been apend-, ,. ccenUy with Major Parrell> , ute ASSOCIATED WELFARE LEAGUE Born in New Bremen in 1860; Died at St. Joseph'* Hospital, Syracuse, at ldnlght, Friday. Bannon—Hayes. fnk J. Bannon, of Lowville, and. Tss Cecelia M. Hayes, of Cortland, were united in marriage Thursday at St. Mary's church, Cortland, by Rev. Father Daven. Lomber, 60, prominent farm- New Bremen, died at midnight iday at St. Joseph's hospital. Syra- cuse, -where he had been for three weeks, during which time he had un- tie rgone two operations. Mr. Lomber was born in New Brem en, a son of Nicholas and Emma Holmes Lomber. He was prominently connected with the affairs of that! town, serving for some time as jus- tice of the peace and dep.uty sheriff. He was also a director of the Lewis County Agricultural Society and sup- erintendent of one of the departments of the annual county fair. Thirty years ago he married Anna Lawler, of Croghan, who survives with three sons, Claud, Harold, and Robert Lomber, all of New Bremen. He also leaves a brother, George Lomber, of Syracuse, and a sister, Mrs. Thomas Glenn, of Utica. Funeral services were held yester- day morning at 10:30 from St. Peter's church. New Bremen, and the body placed in the receiving vault at the Rural cemetery, Lowville. NEARLY OVERCOME BY GAS Charles Payne, Martlnsburg, Has a Narrow Escape in Cab of Truck on State Road. Timely aid given by Leon Rima, who «\-\» '*! Remember the Fireman's Dance. The Lowville Fire Department will hold their annual dance at Moose hall, Friday evening:, December 6. The boys deserve liberal patronage. Go if you can. but buy a ticket anyway. Home Bureau Benefit. The Griswold Duo will give an en- Charles L. Payne, of Martinsburg, who was found ,in a semi-conscious con- dition in his milk truck Saturday morning on the hill south of Lowville, suffering from carbon monoxide gas poison. Mr. Payne left his home about 8:30 o'clock in one of the most severe storms this locality has experienced in recent years. He was driving a truck with a closed cab and minus a muffler, which had been broken off Friday. He noticed he was becoming Thirteen Different Societies and Or- ganisations Represented at Meeting Monday—Work and Wants of the League Concisely Stated. Representatives from thirteen dif- ferent societies and organizations at- tended the meeting of the Associated Welfare League of Lowville at the Library on Monday. The need and the use full ness of the League has been proven by the experience of the two years that it has functioned. Many cases have been found where the child- ren have to be kept out of Bchool be- cause of the lack of clothing warm enough to withstand the severe winter weather. Other cases have been found where there was acute suffering through lack of fuel or food. Many of these cases would never have been dis- covered, it the Welfare League had not been In existence. The greatest need of the Welfare League is for money and second-hand clothing. It has been found that the children es- pecially need under clothing. With ready money the committtee in charge can buy clothing that fits the Individ- ual child. Those who wish to give any money are requested to send their con- tributions to W. F. Patten, the treas- urer of the League. Good, unbroken toys, dolls, food, candy and fruit are acceptable and useful. All donations except money may be sent to the base- menf of St._Peter's church on Shady avenue, and should be there not later than December 20th. In case anyone Is unable to deliver their contribu- tion personally, notify the president oj< the League, Rev. G. L. Murray, or trio chairman of the packing committee, Mrs. Charles Rittis, and the goods will be called for and collected. Any- one knowing of a family or an individ- ual in need is requested to send the name of such family or individual to the President of the League. It is the •wish of the League that no needy per- son be forgotten or overlooked during this Christmas season. The League has had good cooperation other years; It deserves good cooperation this year. It has brought good cheer and com 1 fort to many homes, and hopes ¥ that there will be no cheerless homes with- in its territory this Cfhristmas. PAVING ASSESSMENTS Ing a few days with friends in Roch- ester. Miss E. Estella Jones has been spending several days with relatives in Albany. Clarence J. Rennie is spending some time with his father, Thomas Rennie, and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Peter McGovern spent Thanksgiving as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Brunner in Utica. Mrs. Roy Wllillams and daughters, Belva and Juanita, spent Thanksgiv- ing with relatives in Syracuse. ' Mlsa Lillian Bennett, of Southamp- ton, L. I., spent Thanksgiving; with ,,MlHa Grace M. Ross, East State street. Mrs. Byron Bedell and family, of Carthage, spent Thanksgiving with her sister, Mrs. Benj. Riffanacht L on Dewitt St. Miss Irene Woolschlager Is at Hep- burn hospital, Ogdensburg, where she underwent an operation for appendici- tis Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Archer, and son Kenneth, of Utica, spent Thanksgiv- ing with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Archer. M.lss ' Mary Humphrey, who is at- tending a secretarial school in Boston, has been spending a few days at her home in Lowville. Miss Marie Hanno, a student of the State Teachers' College at Buffalo, spent Thanksgiving with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Hanno. Mrs. M. A. Mahar spent the past week with her daughter, Gertrude, who is a student attending St. Eliza- beth's College, Convent, N. J. Mr. and Mrs. Ryel Schmidt and Miss Jennie L. Schmidt, of Watertown,. were the Thanksgiving guests of Miss M. M. Finch, of this village. Frances Parker, Lowville, and Miss Ermina Bond, Watertown, were the guests of Mrs. W. D. Shaw, Rochester, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Mr. and Mrs. Wellington Blade left Tuesday night for Buffalo, being call- ed there by the serious illness of their daughter-in-law, Mrs. Gilbert Blade. Miss Mary Rafferty and Miss Mary Walsh, of Staten Island, both students at St. Lawrence University, Canton, were week-end guests of Miss Alice Murray. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bramer and son, of Gloversville, have been spend- superintendent of canals and water- ways, relative to the state replacing Ililng8worth bridge over Black River between the towns of Lowville and New Bremen. The present bridge is & one-way structure so far as automo- bile traffic is concerned and is In a dangerous condition. There is a vast amount of traffic over the bridge and it certainly should be rebuilt without delay. However, Major Farrell stated he matter was tied up with the prop- sition of eliminating the grade cross- ng of the Lowvllle and Beaver River ail road adjacent to the bridge. While Major Farrell and other offi- cials agreed this crossing will prob- ably not be eliminated, they did not Officers Elected for Ensuing Year Baptist Church and Data* for~\1980 Fair Set for i Rev. Myron N. Wescott, of Scranton, August 19, 20, %l and 5«—Financial Pa - wl » occupy the pulpit, both at the morning and evening services on Sunday, December 8th. A full attend- Stat4»tuenl. believe anything would be done about Elliott; general superintendent, Glenn the bridge this year - but expressed hope it would* be cared for next season. Miss II. Marguerite Buckley, of Port Leyden, Bride of Gilbert Morse, of Lowvllle. tertainlng and artistic programme on ! ill and drove his car to the side of the Friday evening,* December 6, at the liOwville Academy auditorium for the benefit of the Lowvllle Home Bureau. East Lowville Home Bureau: The East Lowville Home Bureau • will hold tfieir monthly meeting at the home of William Sander, Friday, Dec- ember 6. Ladles please bring rags for rugs and remember the Christmas suggestions. Lowville Civic Club. The Civic Club will meet this after- noon wdth- Mrs. D. E. Griffith, State street. Mrs. Charles J. Reeder, of Car- thage, president of the State Federa- tion, -and Mrs. Thomas D. Brown of Ogdensburg, president of the North- ern New York Federation, will be the guests of.honor. road and stopped, but was too weak to open the door or window. Mr. Rima came along about 9 o'clock and found him in that condition. He brought Mr. Payne to the Central Hotel where he was attended by Dr. H. A. Bassett. It is.not ex-peoted-that he-will suffer any- serious effects from the poisoning. Entertain Men's Class The men's class of the Methodist church school at Black River were the guests Tuesday evendng of the men of the Lowville Methodist church school. Supper was served at 7 o'clock, fojlowed by speeches, the principal address being given by C. A. Hadley, of Black River. Rev. Kempster Goe» to Homer. - Rev. Frederick Kempster, D. D., rector of Episcopal churches at Boon- ville and Forestport, preached hia farewell sermon m both chvtrches Sun- day and left Tuesday for Homer to assume the jrectorshp of the Episcopal church at that place. Rev. Alfred Martin, of Homer, takes charge of the work at Boonvllle and ForeBtport. Edward Casler ard Casler, 90, died Monday at home on the Ridge road. He was born in Pennsylvania, August 19, 1839, and came to Lewis county when seven years of age. Surviving is one daugh- ter, Mrs. Harold Draper, Lowville, and son Norris Casler, of Olean. Rev. R. E. Carpenter, New- Bremen; conducted funeral services yesterday afterj|fcon from the home. Veteran Bowler Rolls High.Score Bowling activities began at the Low- ville Club on Thanksgiving day, when mnny of the members warmed up for the season's schedule. Andrew Kotary, seventy-two years of age, piled up a score of 254 aa an example for the younger members. Andrew has been a regular attendant at the club alleys for the past twenty years and always boul s - a good game. Silverware. and plate at Jf-welor, Lowville.—adv. WINTER IS KING Fierce Blizzard Sweeps Lowville and North Country. --~\~ worst November blizzard in ars prevailed in this section last Friday and Saturday, the snow fall varying from a foot to eighteen inches and the mercury dropping to zero and below. The storm extended as far south as Boonville, and on the north to Watertown and beyond. In fact the center of the storm seemed to be at Watertown, but it covered a wide area. In general the counties in the storm belt were Onondaga, Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence and Franklin. A heavy wind piled the snow into huge drifts and travel was paralyzed for several days, during which time rail- road trains were unable to make the schedule time and practically all auto bus lines were tied up and abandoned. Only a few farmers were able to reach shipping stations with milk and many automobile truck were abandoned on country roads. And still it comes; 27 inches of snow fell in Lowville yesterday. Mrs. Louise M. Jacobs Mrs. Louise M. Jacobs, born 88 years jagjojn Denmark, died. November 26th at her home in North Tonowanda, to which place she went as a bride when 17 years old. She 'is survived by four sons and one daughter. Gruen Watches. At Cummings', Jeweler, 1 Lowville.— adv. - Boys, and Girls Have yt»u voted, on the Bendix Racer sled to be given away free? Jacques Bros.—adv. Free „,.,.••-•-\' From December 2 to December 14, a facial will be given free with every marcel or finger wave at Grayce Beauty Shop. Miss Irene Bent speclal- ' h1 » |Bt, nnri rhlMrfin'a Cummings', ting, is now at this shop. For ap- pointments Phone 387=W.—adv. Blodgett. ; ' Will be at his office on State street, nearly opposite Water street, Tues- days, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays.—adv. ing a few days with Mr. and Mrs Eugene Arthur, parents of Mrs. Bramer. Miss Esther Eaton and Miss Mar- garet Milligan, members of the Mahopac school faculty, spent the week-end with 1 Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Milligan. Miss Louise Helling, of North Tona- wanda, formerly commercial teacher at Lowville Academy, was the Thanks- giving guest of Mr. and Mrs. Nlchola/ ilager. \and Mrs. Fred E. Wantz, Mr Mrs. LeRoy C. Wilder, Miss Hadys C- Wilder and Mr. and~Mra Arthur F. Robinson spent Thanks- giving with Mr. and Mrs. Q. M. Wantz at Long Point Inn, Brantlngham. ss H. Marguerite Buckley, daugh- Cer of Mr. and Mrs. Dentils Buckley, Porf Leyden, and Gilbert Morse, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Morse, of Lowville, were united in marriage at St. Martin's rectory, Port Leyden, Wednesday morning, November 27th, by. Rev. F. M. Kenny. The bride was dressed In Venetian blue pan crepe with bat and slippers to match. She waa attended by her sister, Miss Eleanor Buckley, who was gowned in midnight blue georgette dress with slippers and hat to match. The best man was Charles Sage, of Lowville. The bride Is a graduate of Port Ley- den high school and Boonville train- ing class for teachers. She has been a teacher for the past two years. The bridegroom 4s a graduate of'Lowville Academy, class of 1924. He is employ- ed as a lineman by the Northern New York Utilities. Mr. and Mrs. Morse left on a trip through the Catskllls and to New York City. After December 1 they will be at home at Lowvllle. Monday evening Miss Eleanor Buck- ley gave a shower in honor of her sister, who received many gifts. ^^Jva LeLena «mifh, di GEORGE H. HAZELTON Former Proprietor of Grand Union Hotel at Castortand, Died Tuesday in Carthage. teorge H. Hazleton, 68. of Carthage led Thursday at 3 a. m. at his home following an illness of several years. He had been confined to bed the psist five months. Death was due to *a com- plication of diseases. He was born in the village of Rus- sell, St. Lawrence county, February 11, 1861, a 8orM>f-the late William and Le- vina Hazelton. For the past 30 yeaw Total Cost of Easton Street, ^11336.08; j he had conducted the Irvington hote Park Avenue, $11,109.59; Clinton Street, $4,518.10; Waters Terrace, $7,927.20. At a meeting of the Board of trus- tees of the village of Lowvllle, a reso- lution was duly adopted and enacted providing for the improvement. of Park avenue, Easton street, Waters Terract: ancf Clinton street by the construction of a concrete pavement with curb, said work to be done at the Joint expense of the village at large and the owners of abuttings lands, so that when completed the owners of the abbutting property should be as- sessed 50 per centum of the same. Said work has been completed and the ex- ijfense thereof computed and found to be: Easton street ' _ ^ $11,836.08 Park avenue .' _ - -$11,199.69 Clinton street $ 4,513.10 Waters Terrace - • - _$ 7,927.20 The amount to be so assessed per lineal foot against said property sit- uate on and abutting streets so Im- proved is: Waters Terrace. 25 ft. $2.04736 Park avenue, 27 ft. $2.29011 Easton street, 25 ft. .$2.13155 Clinton street, 25* fI $2.14129 A meeting ht the village board will be held December 12th, from 7 to 9 p. m.y to hear and determine griev- ances. That when so determined and assess- ed and levied the same shall be due and payable within 15 days; or in four equal annual installments, at the op- tion of the owners, with interest pay- able annually at five per centum on all sums unpaid on such amounts from and after said date. Entertainment Tonight The Corlne Jessup Company will ap- pear tonight at the Lowville Academy Auditorium in the last of the series of enteretalnments under the auspices af the Kiwanls Club for the benefit of the Johnson Home, Inc. The public are urged to support this last enter- tainment, the money realized to go to meet the quota for the Johnson Home pledged by the local Kiwanis Club. Colored Glass. Large assortment at Cummings/ Jeweler, Lowville.—adv. Roller Skating. At Moose Hall, Lowville, Thursday nights, for children up to 14 years, and on._Sjtturday evenings for adults only. 8 to 11. Door prizes given. Annual Sale. St Ann Circle, Daughters of Isa- bella, will hold their annual sale of baked goods and fancy articles on Sat- urday, December 7th, at Maurice N. Vlrkler's store. in Carthage. Prior to this he was the proprietor of the Grand Union hote at Castor land. He also owned several small farms which he operated at dif- ferent times during his residence in Carthage. He was a member of the I. O. O. F lodge, of Syracuse. His wife, Emily H. Hazelton, died about two years ago. He is survived by one brother, Herbert H. Hazelton, of Portland, Oregon. FELL INTO GOOD HANDS Car Wrecked, Four Young Ladles Become Guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Williams. Misses Lucia Pink, Kew Gardens, L. I.; Katherine Wendell, Beechhurst, L. I.; Ann Boggs, Quebec, Canada, and Betty Blue, Boonville spent Thanks- giving as the guests of Attorney P. G. Williams and family. The young wo- men are students at. St. Lawrence University and were enroute to New York on Wednesday to spend the Thanksgiving recess when the car driven by them skidded on the Mar- tinsburg hill, near Lowville, and turn- ed turtle. None of the occupants of the car were injured, but the machine was so badly damaged they were un- able to proceed to New York. As a result they stopped In Lowville aa the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Williams and family. Miss Blue left on Thursday for her home in Boonville. Moose Attention. An important meeting of Lowville Lodge, No. 589, Loyal Order of Moose, will be held at the rooms next Monday; night, December 9. An urgent request is made for all members to attend. The. committees of the Charity Ball are requested to be present aa arrange- ments must be completed for the even at this time. . 4 Fred Corbln, Dictator Kodaks.' Black and in colors, at Cummings' Jeweler, Lowville.—adv. Sled will gndix Racer en to the boy and girl guessing the correct number o nails in the glass dish in our win dow. Jacques Bros.—adv. A Good Xmas Gift. Give a few shares of Cities Servici Securities to friend or relative *fo Xmas instead of money. This gift will increase in value each year. These Securities have paid 203 consecutive cash and stock dividends. Listen in on 'Pities Service Radio programme broadcast every Friday night at 8 o'clock over WEAF Phone 396-W. i Frank N. Loson, Lowville,. N. Y.—adv At the\ annual meeting of the Lewis County Agricultural Society, held in Lowville Tuesday, the dates selected for the annual fair in 1930 were August 19, 20,. 21 and 22. Officers were elected as follows: President, G. C. Cannon; vice-presidents, A. M. Seymour and H. E. Slocum; directors for three years, H. E. Slocum, W. J. Stoddard, F. H. Loucks, Charles ^ hew; delegates to state meeting,* C. Cannon and W. J. Stoddard; board of managers, W. J. Stoddard, G. C. Can- non, A. M. Seymour, F. H. Loucks, M. M. Lyman; auditors, W. S. Windecker and Eugene Arthur; superintendent of base ball, L. E. Carpenter; assistant, Charles Mayhew; superintendent of juvenile department, Miss Grace H. o'clock and mid-week prayer meeting on Thursday night at 7:30 o'clock. Methodist Episcopal Church. Edward J. Lav is, Pastor. The mid-week prayer set-vice Thurs- day, night at 7:30. Services on Sunday: 10:30 a. m., morning worship with junior talk on What I Saw at the Zoo in New York Hty\ followed by the regular sermon* At 7:30 p. m., evening worship; ser- mon topic, \The Lost Gods.\ The hurch school meets at the close of he morning service. BUCKLEY-MORSE MRS. EVA KIDNEY SMITH Born at Deer River, March 18, 1872; Died in Watertown, November 27, 1929. W. Smith; superintendent of races, H. A. Faircchild; treasurer, W. J. Stoddard; secretary, M. M. Lyman; superintendent of theatricals, W. B. Hill; assistant, E. T. LInatruth. ; W. B. Kill, F. H. Loucks and L. C. Archer were appointed a committee to draft resolutions on the death of James Lomber. The treasurer's report for the past year shows receipts of $27,212.25 and total disbursements of $24,686.87. The society has Liberty bonds of $2,000 and cash on hand of $525.38. The largest item of receipts was from single admissions to the 1929 fair amounting to $5,320. Grand stand re- ceipts totalled $1,438.50; rents and privileges brought in $2,643.94 and an- nual memberships were $3,435.50. Bleacher seats sold for $337.75 and re- served grand stand seats for $236. The cfounty theatre admissions totalled $382 and $340 was received from ad- vertising. Carriage and automobile admissions were $386.50. The largest single item in disburse- ments was $5,517.06 paid for premiums and $2,788.40 was paid out in race purses. Base ball cost the association $2,199, the special free attractions $1,250 and postage, printing and ad- vertising totalled $1^68. Directors' salaries and expenses were $564J28, and officers' salaries $400. Police, gate tenders, ticket sellers and pther hired employees were paid $1,328.58. The society paid off $4,700 of notes and $1,922.81 for additions and better- ments in grounds and buildings. Notes outstanding now are $3,000 and. the Liberty bonds and cash in bank of $2,52538, the society's obliga- tions are only $474.72. DEATH OF EARL HICKOX Dropped Through Trap Door While Plthching Hay and Dies From a «Fractured SkulL 1 Faliiwr through a trap door in ance Is desired. Sunday school at ife First Presbyterian Church. The Church Where They Are Glad o See You. O. Theodore Anderson, Minister. Jesus taught us to make every' human interest we touch as precious, as our own, and to treat all persons with whom we deal as members of that beneAclent system of mutual' ood will which i» the kingdom of heaven Programme for the week: ber 5th, service of prayer Decem- in the chapel at 7:15 p. m.; December 8th, 0:30 a. m., morning worship; sermon theme, \The Peril of the Age'/; 11:45, church school; 5:80, Junior choir in the chapel; 6:30, Christian Endeavor. Trinity Church I.Walter Leopold Bennett, Rector... It Is always a momentous event to have the new Church Year begin. The coming Sunday Is the second in Ad- vent. Advent tells us Christ is near; Christmas tells us Christ Is here; In Epiphany we trace All the glories of His grace. These are good Sundays to begin a new habit filled with blessing, namely,' churchgoing. The Collect for the sec- ond Sunday in Advent is one of the most familiar and beautiful of the whole year. Services for the second Sunday tn. Advent: 8 a.m., holy communion; 9:45 a. m., church school; 11 a. m~, morning prayer and sermon. The sermon ts sug- gested by Commander Byrd's explora- tion of the South pole and the paral- ell of accomplishment of men in the spiritual world. ;-;• 6:80 p. m., the adult communicants and supporters of the parish will be entertained by the. Vestry to a simple but tasty supper, to be followed by a general talk on the plans of our par- ish during the coming year. Every adult member of the parish Is invited and urged to attend. . •ifc Smith, 57, wife of Oakley died November 27, at her home, 510 Cooper street, Watertown, after an illness of seven weeks of brain tu- mor. She had been in poor health for some time and Dr. William Cramer, of Copenhagen, and Dr. F. B. Smith, were called in consultation with Dr. H. L. Smith, but she failed to respond to treatment and'passed away Wednes- day at 1:15 p.m. Mrs. \Smith was born March 18, 1872 at Deer River, the daughter of the late Thomas L. and Sarah Smith Kidney. Her father was a veteran of the Civil war, and manufactured the first steel plow made in this country, known as the Deer River plow. On February 22, 1893, she was mar- ried to Oakley Smith, of Lowvillb, and had since resided in Lewis county, un- til two years ago when they moved to Watertown to live with their daugh- ters. Besides her husband she is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Corral Priest, Born in Harrisburg- July. 11, 1862; Watertown; Miss Sadie Smith, Adams; DfarfT November 29, 1929. Ruth, Bessfe and Beatrice Smith, who ,jr reside at home; two sisters, Miss Anna Jlwlght Taylor, 67, formerly of Low- Kidney, Deer River; Mrs. Ida Parka, I/Hie, died Friday night at the home.of Watertown; two brothers, Smith Kidr his sister, Mrs. William Smith, near hayarow where he was pitching hay frtabout 5:30 p. m. Tuesday, Earl Hic- kox, 39, Castoriand farmer, fractured his skull upon the cement floor 10 feet beneath. He died at Mercy hospital at 6:45 a. or, yesterday after his admit- tance at 11:30 p. m. Tuesday in an unconscious condition- He failed to re- vive. Mr. Hickox was born March 30, 1890, the son of William and Mary Wilbert Hickox. He resided near Carthage for a number of years and moved to Cas- torland six-yetfrs ago. BtnficTeB his wid*ow and parents, Mr. Hickox is survived by six children, Leon, Robert Joan, Norma, Marjorie, and David Hickox, all of Castor land. DWIGHT TAYLOR ney, Deer River; Leon Kidney, Turin, and four grandchildren, Harold Par- ker, Buffalo; Robert, Alice and Avis Priest, of Watertown. The funeral was held from the home Sunday at 2:30, the Rev. J. Sargent, of Hope Presbyterian church officiating. Interment was made in North Watertown cemetery, where she was laid to rest beside a beloved daughter, who died two years ago and for whom she deeply grieved. To Keep Road Open. The Open Roads Association met at the sales rooms of the Arthur Vlrkler & Company Monday night .and voted to keep open the Lowville-Croghan road this winter. For several years past this organization has kept the road open.' The following officers were elected: President, Fay B. Pflster, Lowville; secretary and treasurer, Henry J. Nortz, Lowville. Mrs. Elizabeth Deacon Austin Mrs. Elizabeth Deacon Austin, 64, wife of J. L. Austin, died on the 26th ult at her home in Brockport. The de- ceased was a daughter of the late Frank and Amelia Shepard Deacon, and married J. L. Austin^ of Lowville, July 11, 18|1, making, their home in this sectioflPtor some time before re- moving to MannsvHle. Besides her hus- band, she is survived by three sons, Harry and Frank, of Mannsville, and Claude, of New York City; Two daugh- ters, Miss Emily Austin and Mrs. Leo Beadle, of Brockport; one brother, Mr. Henry Deacon, of Bay. City, .Mich.; two alsterB, Mrs. James Hankln, and Mrs. W. D. Booth.'of Brownvllle. Announcement of an Interlocutory Decree of Divorce. Mrs. Bessie Mogren, of this village, was granted an Interlocutory Decree of Divorce from her husband, Gerald Mogren, of Oneida, N. Y., at a special term of the Supreme Court, held in the sixth judicial district, on the 29th day.of November, 1929, together with the care and custody of her child* Helen Mogren, and also the rightlai use her maiden name hereafter. Kb* toTney George B. Russell, of Canas- tota, N. Y., represented her at trial.—adv. ?_._ the Victor Radios. Come in and hear them at Cum- mings', Jeweler^ Lowville.—adv. Delta Doughnut Sale. Gannma Girls will hold a doughnut sale Saturday, December 7. All orders should be telephoned to 106-J not later than Saturday noon. They will be delivered. Copenhagen. He had been ill a long time and suffered a shock in Septem- ber. Since the,death of his wife that month he had lived with his sister. He was born in Harrisburg, July 17, 1862, a son of Henry and Mary Taylor. He leaves a son, Orari G. Taylor, Utlca; a brother, F. D. Taylor, of Harrlsbui and four sisters, Mrs. Sarah Morrow, Lowvile; Mrs. Emery Godfrey, Champ- ion; Mrs. Ophelia Burke, Genoa, III., and Mrs. Smith. Trinity Woman's Auxiliary The annual meeting of the Woman's Auxiliary 'of Trinity church was held at the parish house'Tuesday, Decem-; ber 3d, at 3 p. m., at which time the following officers were elected f$p ensuing year: President M.M». R. VanNatnee; first vice-president, G. O. Volovic; second. Mrs. Edgar S. KL Merrell; Mrs. R, Rea Smiley; correspoi*iiW secretary, Mrs, P. W. ^i treasurer Mrs. A. IS.. Johnson; lain, Mrs. A. Willis Ebersole; and public suppery Ifc the parish house LEE—GRUBEL Miss Ruth Eva Grubel and Vernon LaMont Lee Married at Boonville A pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Grubel, Boonville, Wednesday evening, when their daughter, Miss Ruth Eva Gru- bel, became the bride of Vernon La- Mont Lee, of Brownsville. The cere- mony was performed by Rev. N. A. Darling, pastor of the Methodist church. The bridesmaid was Miss Be- atrice E. Hilfrank, of Castleton-on- the-Hudson, and the groom was at- tended by hia brother, Kenneth C. Lee, of Brownsville. The bride was graduated from the State Teachers* College at Albany, in class of 1928, and holds a position in the Brownsville high school as teach- er of domestic science. The groom 4s the son of Mr.- and Mrs. B. M. Lee, of Brownsville. He Is a graduate of Potsdam Normal School and at pres- ent te principal 61 the East Herklmer grammar school. Zenith Chapter, O. E. S. The regular meeting of the Zenith Chapter, O. E. S., will be held Wednes- day evening, December 11, at which time the annual election of officers will be held. A good attendance is de- sired. American Woman's League. The American Woman's League held their annual banquet at the I. O. O. F. temple Tuesday evening. Turkey and a)l the trimmings were served by Mrs. Oltarlet Blrks »and her committee, l&jrty members and their friends were present Mrs. Louis Boshart acted as roast mistreas.- Several responded, Hsrbt*lg»tFohHd uu WllUT he thought of women's clubs; Mrs. Fred McPhil- emy on the, work of the A. W. L. Mr. Louis Boshart gave an able discussion, comedy being the key note. Christ- mas decorations were.carried out in charge of Mrs. Ernest Curtis. December 12th The Bendix Racer Sled will ge given away. Have you voted? Jacques Bros.—adv. correspondent, Mrs. C. W. Harrisonv Annual reports were read by secretary and treasurer. The voted to give food and clothing three needy families selected by United Charities Aid. Christmas sale which will be held on Wednesday, December 11th. men were appointed for bakery, candy; & fancy articles, wreaths, flowers and\:||^ white elephant tables* Tickets for the^V supper are on sale by all members.-of './£$• the Woman's Auxiliary. :/^§J^ The meeting' adjourned and ite-;ff\ freshments were served by the• fdllcnpr&\£. ing hostesses: Mrs. Edgar S. K. lfrej£r#£ rell, Mra C. W. Harrison, Mrs. Stanley %& Miner and Mr> W. 6. Day, . ;^ % jyterian Ladles' Aid. Eugene Arthur was given Formal reception and was guest lonor %i the December meeting the Presbyterian Ladles' Aid Society, ' held at the chapel on Monday t^ 2 -'\'•* ;W ~ noon, the occason being the 50th ding anniversary, of Mr. and Arthur. Mrs. Arthur as was her torn for many years came to the ness meeting of the society as and was much surprised to have meeting adjourned in her honor extend congratulations to her on the..:.;-'^f occasion. She was presented with atv>f4$l arm bouquet of yellow chrysanthe^yC mums from the society. • Mrs. W. ' .ji-f*^ MUllgan, accompanied by Mrs. W.. J,'''-^. Yousey at the piano sang the old son?/:;;?& \Pur On Your Old Grey Bonnet.\ ^|% At the buslfiess meeting of the so-/.:^M v ciety, the sum of $25 was voted for* :.%?;?- benevolences for Christmas time, also W& $5 or more if necessary for the pur- |;;s£ chase' of Christmas greens for deo- -ftv^ orating the church for the holiday-§'* season. The sum of $113.27 was re--. ,||:\ ported as having been realized from :'):M_ the recent rummage sale. '£&& The Baptist Missions, Women's Missionary ^C meetings of the Baptist church wJU be postponed from December 6th until further notice. Annual Christmas Party. The Phllathea class of the Baptist church will hold their annual Christ- mas party at the home of \Jfcrs. W. J. Graham* Monday evening, December 9. The assisting hostesses will be Mrs. Herbert Young, $irs. Milton Carter, Mrs. Richard Stoddard and Mra. Jesse Ross. A large attendance is desired. See Dr. Ide. About that high bacteria count. There 4a a reason. Consultation, free. Es- tablished veternarian practice dn Low- ville since 1901.—adv. Notice to Farmers I will ship' cattle and calves from Lowville stockyards, Saturday, Dec. 7; top price for-ccalves 150 pounds and over. Glenn W. Smith.—adv. Headquarters for Bendix Racer Sleds, Northland Bkls and toboggans, Hestor Johnson tublar skates for boys and girls. Vote oh the Bendix sleds to be given away December 12. N*» Jacques Bros.—adv. \v \ Born. /' To Mr. and Mrs,. Maurice N. Virklef; Lowyille, December 5,. 1929, a son. &-^|f ! ' ;: ^^

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