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3J0tmtal anil KARL ARTHUR, Publisher. LOWVILLE, N. Y., THUB8DAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1034. VOLUME 75. No. 17* CATHOLIC SCHOOL, CAR REOPENED FOR 2ND sister Mary Helena Named as New Superior of the Convent; Sister Mary Genevfeve, Principal Carthage, — The Augustinian Aca- dt-my of St James* Catholic church re- opened for the second semester Mon- day morning with two nuns and one lay instructor to fill the vaoancles in tjae teaching staff caused by the recent deaths of Sister 'Mary Gabriels, prin- cipal of the Academy, and superior of convent; Sister Mary Angela, high school instructor, and 8ister Mary Christina .third grade teacher. The new sisters are Sister Mary Helena, who will be the new superior of the convent and teach the fifth grade, and Sister Mary Edith, who will instruct in the high school. Both bave been teaching in Watertown and arrived here Sunday night from the mother house of the order of the sia- tera of 8t Joseph In that city, lister Mary Helena ia well known la Car- thage, where she has previously taught for various periods. Sister Mary Edith has been teach- ing in the Sacred Heart academy at Watertown. The new lay instructor is Mrs. Em- ma L. Emmett, a local resident, who succeeds Sister Mary Christina as the third grade teacher. Mrs. Emmett is a former district school teacher in this vicinity. The appointment of Sister Mary Genevleve, a high school teacher here for a number of years, as principal al- so was announced Monday morning. Her appointment as that of Sister Mary Helena as superior was made by Mother Josephine, general superior of the mother house in Watertown. No one has been named as yet to succeed Sister Mary Alphonsus, con- vent housekeeper, who also met her death in Sunday's accident Various shifts of teaching assign- ments are being' made in the grades, aster Mary Everista, former eighth grade Instructor, has been changed to the high school department PROBE OF MM MONOPOLIES Senator MoOorran Would Appropriate tlOMOO for Nation-wide Inquiry. Washington.—A Senate investigation of alleged monopolies in the distribu- tion of milk and other dairy products is proposed by Senator McCarran (D- Nev.) McCarran's resolution would author- ize a special Senate committee of five to make a nation-wide investigation •f milk dlstrlbuton and to approprate $100,000 for the inquiry. The resolution asserted a recent Senate investigation of the milk indus- try in the District of Columbia *T*\V shed had disclosed attempts to monop- olize the milk market and indicated such conditions existed elsewhere. WILLIAM MEYER Bora in OonetaMeville in 1885; Died ia RoakFFehnuury 5, 1934. vVilliam Meyer, 49, native and long resident of Lewis county, died Monday in the Rome hospital, where he has been since January 2. He had been failing in health for a year. Mr. Meyer was born in Constableville, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Otto Meyer, and went to Rome seven years ago. On December 14, 1917, he married Alice Falter, of Utlca. Besides his wife he leaves two sisters, Mrs. Jesse J. Seymour and Mrs. Leonard Lar- gett, Lowville; three brothers,' Louis, of Johnstown; Charles, Boonville; Augustus, of Lowville. Mr. Meyer spent most of his life in Lewis county. He was a member of St Peter's church. He had been employed in the plant of the Rome Manufacturing Company and resided at 115 North James street, Rome. COST OF THE JEW DEAL COMPUTED BY CONGRESS Budge* Out of Balance by Seven BIMlons and National Debt Over Thirty Billions By SNELL SMITH Editor Journal and Republican: Washington — Republican members fo the House and Senate who are pre- paring to run for reelection next fall and yet are anxious to support Pre- sident Roosevelt in anything sound in his program have been quietly ques- tioning the costs to the American people of the \New Deal\ and its re- sults. Here are the questions: Does it mean an abandonment of the policy of freedom of initiative in industry? Will it cause a great increase in the cost of living without an equivalent rise in wages? Will the national budget be unbal- anced during the present fiscal year by between seven and ten billions of dollars? Will the national debt be Increased from $23,000,000,000 to something like $53,000,000,000? Will the national budget be unbal- anced during the next fiscal year by probably ten or twelve billions of dol- lars? Will the national debt in the next fiscal year be probably increased to $45,,000,000,,000? Has the country, embarked upon a permanent policy of the complete na- tionalism of all business? Has the national credit been im- paired by adoption of extravagant ex- penditure far beyond ability to pay? Is a threat of paper inflation and consequent ruin made the more inevi- table by overload expenditure? Does the N. R. A. Invalidate the pro- tection from unfair trade practices and price fixing combinations afforded the small business man and the con- sumer by the anti-trust law? Is uncertainty in business caused by the abandonment of a stable medium of exchange and the adoption of the fluctuating one? Is it consistent to reduce by fifteen per oent the wages of a million gov- ernment employes as an economy measure and at the same time ex- travagantly spend billions otherwise? Is it consistent of the Democratic Party to assail \tariff extortions\ and then increase the tariff rates to the point of embargo? What has become of the promises to put six millions to work by Septem- ber at Increased wages, in face of the two millions out of twelve millions of unemployed put to work at minimum wages by shortening the hours of- those already employed? Is the restoration of the war pow- ers of the Executive in time of peace and the abrogation of the functions of the legislative branch of the gov- ernment on the ground of a national emergency constitutional? Was it wise to call an International economic conference to facilitate uni- formity of monetary exchange and then decline to permit the fulfillment of the purpose for which It was call- ed? Is there a growing tendency toward the suppression by the majority of j any dissenting opinion on the ground that it would be unpatriotic to differ with the President in his effort to pre- vent anarchy and chaos? If the depression was caused to any extent by a cessation of demand for goods, not only in this country but throughout Europe, can the govern- ment itself revive demand merely by a command on the part of General Johnson that everybody buy? Can the constant use of the press, the radio and the movies on behalf of the N. R. A. make it economical and effective if it 1B uneconomical and ineffective? SEBASTIAN SUNDERHAn Born in Lowville April 27, 1858; Died at Potter's Corners, Feb. 7, 1934. Sebastian Sunderhaft, 75, lifelong resident of Lewis county, died Wed- nesday at his home near Potter's Cor- ners. Mr. Sunderhaft was born in Low- ville, April 27, 1858, son of John and Eva Hartman Sunderhaft He was a butcher, but retired several years ago due to ill health. For a number of years he lived in Croghan, but had lived in the town of West Turin for the past three years. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Llbble Roe Sunderhaft Lowville, and George and John Sunderhaft, Utlca. . Funeral services will be held at the Virkler funeral home Saturday at 2 p. m., Rev. George P. Foote, pastor of the M. E. church of ConatablevUle, will officiate. RAVE I BEEN A FAILURE? RETROSPECTIVE APPRAISAL 1795—\There is scarcely anything around but ruin and despair.\—Wil- liam Pitt 1837—\I dare not marry, the future Is so dark and unsettled.\—Samuel Wilberforce. 1843—\Nothing can save the British Empire from shipwreck.\—Lord Sbaf- tesbury. 1849—\In Industry, Commerce and Agriculture there is no hope.\ Disraeli. 1801—\I thank God I shall be spared from seeing the consummation of ruin that is gathering around us.\—Duke <ff Wellington. 1878-78—Railroads generally default ed Interest on their funded debt Fifty thousand commercial houses failed in the United States. 1898—One hundred and sixty-nine railroads failed in the United States. 1929-88—\A sright business hesi- tancy.\—Anonymous. Mrs, AnnabeUe Stubbs Bossoot Carthage, — Mrs. Annabells Btubbc Bossuot, wife of Hiram Bossuot, died 'Monday morning at the Strong Me- morial hospital in Rochester, where she had been critically ill for the past several weeks. She was about 72 yean old. Mrs. Bossuot and her husband had been residing in Webster, a suburb of Rochester, for the past 15 years. Prior to that they lived in and about Carth- Rev. B. D. Proflo Notes Fourth Anni- versary, as Pastor of Baptist Church Last Sunday marked the fourth an- niversary of the pastorate of Rev. B. D. Profio at the Lowville Baptist church, and in observance of the event he took his topic at the morn- ing service \Have I Been a Failure?\ His text was from II Cor. XIII, of the Moffat translation, \I trust you will find I am no failure.\ In addressing the congregation, the pastor said: \The year 55 A. D. when Paul, sup- posed to have written this epistle must have been just as trying as the year 1933 for the church of Christ His authority, as an apostle was doubted with cruel slander by_ j^ven those whom he led to Christ Thtose who wel- comed him at Corinth wi£B~open arms and said all sorts of nice things about him, they also turned against him. But he carried on with a conviction and zeal which put many of them to shame, and at the same time encour- aged and inspired others. Using his own words, \It is no weak Christ, you have to do with, but a Christ of pow- er.\ \With this spirit of a Christ of pow- er, your own humble. pastor has min- istered to the spiritual needs not only of the church's people, but also to the people of the community at large. Nor has the church Influence to meet spir- itual needs been limited to our com- munity alone, but extended for miles around where your humble pastor of- ficiated at many funerals and brought Christian comfort to the living. \Though we have gone through an economic depression, yet we have re- fused to be depressed In the work of our Lord. God has been good to us, and you have been loyal and displayed a sacrificial spirit and devotion toward the church of your Christ. As the re- sult the church in all its departments Is In a most flourishing condition, and church Interests stronger than ever be fore. \Have I been a failure? Tou are to be the judge.' We may entertain * sense of failure in that we could have done more for God and His children. By His grace we will do more during this coming year. And our prayer will be the words of George Herbert: \Teach me, my God and King, In all things thee I see, And what I do in everything To do it as for thee.\ GIRL, 17, AW) MAN, 45, FOUND DEAD IN ROAD FKOi SHOTS James Grin, Auto Mechanic, Hills Miss Rose Grey and Then Turns Gun on Himself < Watertown. — The bodies of James Grill, about 45, of 549 West Main street and Miss Rose Grey, 17 of 585 Morri- son street, were found dead on the ice- covered road of Snell street about 8:20 o'clock Saturday night Both were dead from bullet wounds in the heads. It was apparently a case of murder and suicide in the belief of the police. The girl and Grill said to have been keeping company, but this was denied by a brother of the girl's stepfather. Grill was said to have been married previously. The bodies lay in the road about 10 feet apart The girl had been shot through the right side of the head near the temple, the bullet emerging from the left side. She lay on her back in the road: The man lay on his right' side. He had been shot through the left temple. The 32-caliber revolver with its por- celain handle broken lay under his left hand. The police state the position where the gun was found indicate that he tired ths shots with his left hand. Snell street runs between Leray and Morrison streets and Is scantily built up. The place where the tragedy oc- curred has no houses nearby. The pair were walking down the road when the shooting took place. About 8:10 o'clock John Carpenter of 564 Snell street and George Wilbur of 264 West Lynde street were in the Carpenter home and heard shots, but paid little attention to them About 10 minutes later Vernon Smith and Miss Velva Carpenter drove through Bnell street and came on the bodies. Miss Carpenter got out of the car, ran to her home and notified Capt John Gilligan at police headquarters that there were a man and woman lying in the road. Sergt Sidney B. Cornwall and Pa- trolman John Touchette went to the scene. They notified District Attorney H. B. Donaldson, who conducted an investigation. Detective Samuel Rob- efts joined in the investigation. The investigation showed three shots were fired from the gun, which is an old type revolver. Miss Grey at- tended the grade schools here and has been employed in a household here. She was said to be a regular atten- dant at Hope Presbyterian church. She is the daughter of Mrs, Fred Gray Her father is said to be dead and her mother married a second time and the girl took the name of Grey. That Grill had contemplated mar- riage to Miss Grey, but had announced Saturday afternoon, \Everything is off,\ was disclosed by police investi- gation Sunday afternoon. The girl's real name was Rose Thompson, but she had taken the name of her step-father. Grey. CAR SHDS7CRASHES INTO POLE Natalie Anne, 8-Year Old Daughter of UOca Business Man Killed — W. S. Purvis Badly Hurt Natalie Anne, eight-year-old daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Purvis, 2629 Genesee street, Utlca, was killed and three others were injured as the car in which they were riding skidded and crashed Into a telephone pole in front of 1306 Howard avenue early Friday night Mr. Purvis, prominent Utlca business man and driver of the car, suffered concussion of the brain, chest Injuries laceration of the Up .and severe_shock. His condition is serious, Mrs. Leroy Robinson and Mrs. Irving Allen, other occupants of the car, were less seriously hurt The child who suffered a compound fracture of the skull and other injuries, died five minutes after being taken to St Eliza- beth's hospital. CAMDEN BOY LOSES HIS LIFE AS HOME BURNS Robert Pieraall, 5, Trapped by Flames — Father Driven Back by Fire Af- ter Beaching Door of Son's Boom. Fire which destroyed one of tine Old- est landmarks in Camden early (Sat- urday) morning claimed the life of Robert, five-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Piersall, Third street! The child's parents, two other children and Mr. PlersaH'a aged father escaped in the zero weather. Mr. Plers&ll was awakened about 12:45 a. m. to discover the living room, adjacent to his bedroom, blazing furiously. He made his way out with his wife, the former Ida Loveland; a daughter, Mary Ellen, 3; a son, Glen, Jr., 2, and the children's grandfather, Edward Piersall, all of whom were sleeping in the same room. Robert was sleeping upstairs. His father ran up and opened the. door to the child's room. Flames flew out the door and he could hear (Robert cry- ing, but was unable.to reach him. While the fire Apartment battled the flames in Hhe Intense cold. Trooper D. M. Wilcox, assisted by David Price, Paul JCauser and Owen ?arry, cllmbed'to tfe roof and chopp- ed their way through to take Robert out They took the child across the road to the home of an uncle, George Piersall, where DrlM. D. Allison and Dr. Howard M. Joung pronounced him dead. Although he was badly burned, especially about the hands, the doctors believed suffocation may have caused death. The fire is believed to have started from a wood stove. The house was owned by Mrs. Mary Sanger, and was one of the oldest In this village. MRS. LOVHA CAMPBELL PARK Grandchild of 1776 Soldier Died Friday at the Age of 90 Years. FOUND BADLY FROZEN Little Hope for Recovery of Henry Wells of West Curtilage Carthage. — Slight hope is held for the recovery of Henry J. Wells, 66, of 12 Vincent street. West Carthage, who is In serious condition In the Com- munity hospital, West Carthage, with both feet, both hands and his back frosen, after a night's exposure. Mr. Wells disappeared from his home about 11 o'clock Wednesday night and it was not until 6:80 o'clock Thursday morning that Ezra Van Horn discovered him lying uncon- scious at the rear of his home, 67 Champion street Mr. Wells, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wells, his son and daugh- ter-in-law, Mr- and Mrs. Fred Caffrey, neighbors and Corporal Howard E. Cole and Trooper Earl Martin, of West Carthage police patrol, had searched in vain throughout the night Mr. Wells has not been well since early summer and is said.to suffer hal- lucinations. He -p^iaUy HeJUv*d he bad fallen heir to a sum of money, and it Is thought that his hallucinat- ion sent him out into Wednesday night's storm. When Mr. Wells was discovered he was taken into the Van Horn home. Dr. E. C. Soults was called and after giving preliminary treatment advised that he be removed immediately to Community hospital. RETOSENTATWETABEjr M ATTACKS EXPEHMTURES Says if Present -Extravagant Pro- gram\ Is Continued by Roosevelt Administration the Public-Debt Win Amount to $441,000,000 at End of 1995. Washington.—Representative Taber, Rep., N. Y. ( member of the appropria- tions committee, told the house today that If the present \extravagant pro- gram\ is continued by the Roosevelt administration the public debt will amount to $43,000,000,000 at the end of 1935. \We are engaging in a national lot- tery now with the loaded dice of the agricultural adjustment administra- tion/' said Taber. He added that the big expenditures would continue and asserted \until the folks back home wake up, no brakes will be put on them.\ Assailing the cost of the civilian conservation corps, Taber said it cost more to maintain one member of the corps than \it does a soldier in the army.\ 'It costs as much to maintain one man in the corps as it costs to keep three families on the relief roll,\ he declared. \The debt is getting bigger day by day. These tremendous bond -issues are going to strain the sources of credit The government must retrench and stop this wild orgy of extrava- gance we have been Indulging in for the past year.\ Taber also objected to a provision in the independent office supply bill under consideration, which, he con- tended, permits the president to in- crease the salaries of congressmen from $9,000 to $10,000 a year if prices justify It after next Jury. •I don't think it Is right to give power to the president to raise con- gressmen's salaries,\ he said, adding, however, he needed the money \much as anybody.\ as BISHOP LAUDS ROOSEVELT Bishop Fiske Addresses Men's Club said Warns of Stamp hi Faith of Chorea People. Bishop Charles Fiske of the Epis- copal diocese addressed 100 members from Trinity and the Church of the Redeemer at a dinner of the Men's Club of St Paul's church, Watertown, Thursday evening. He expressed the belief, \President Roosevelt's splendid ideas will lead the nation on to better things.\ Long years of prosperity have made American youth very soft, he believes. The average college student is so pam- pered as to rob him of the strength of character to face the problems of today, he said. This softening and loosening of Mrs. Lovina Campbell Park, 90, died ' Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas, Oswegatchle Corners, after a long illness. I Mrs. Park was born at Campbell's Point March 1, 1843, and had lived at Lake Bonaparte and vicinity for 80 years. Her husband, John Park, to, whom she was married January 26, 1874, died 30 years ago. She Is sur- vived by two grandchildren, Harlan and Bessie Thomas, Ardsley. Mrs. Park had the distinction of being probably the only person in northern New York, if not in the state, only two. generations removed frqm the Revolutionary war. Her grand- father was a soldier in the Continental army and married late in life. Her father was a soldier in the War of 1812, making her a real Daughter of 1812 and she was a member of the Watertown chapter of that society. g The body was brought to Carthage for funeral services and burial. Americanism: Jones, the producer, making an article so that Brown, Smith and Robinson cam get a living by selling It to Jones the consumer. HOSPITAL DEFICIT $3,853.88 Potsdam Institution Received 8S44BL- 91 and Paid Oat 838488.79 The Potsdam hospital had a net op- eraating deficit of $8,858.88 for-the year ending December 81, according to the report of the treasurer. Total income was $84,184.91 and expenses were $88,088.79. Items going to make up the budget were: administration, $2,291.76; pro- fessional care of patients, 816437,87; dletry, $8,669.88; household expenses, $3,714.91; plant operation and main- tainance, $4,085.01; nurses home ex- penses, $607.57. Some of the larger figures in ex- penses we're f salaries of superinten- dent and office force, $2,291.76; Insur- ance $408,59; salaries of nurses and technician, $10,114.58; drugs and sup- plies, $8,053.91; medical supplies, 82,- 827.65; salar'es dietician, cook, 81.78&- 29; foods, $6,808.25; laundry, $1,609.- 62; linen, $1,784.47; janitor's salary, $1,088.47; coal. $1,10841; light and power, $1,100.06; fuel oil, $672.44; re- placements and repairs, $800. Acceptable, Business Man—Thy did you leave your last place? Stenographer—The director's wife accused me of flirting with him. Business Man—Very well, you may begin tomorrow. - CHARLES BWHAMMER Bora tn Boonville, February 16, 1865; Died February 4, 1984. The death of Charles Carl Binham- mer, 69, better known as \Chris oc- curred early Sunday morning at his home in Boonville. Mr. Blnhammer suffered a shock Tuesday, from which he never rallied. ~~~*- He was the son of the late Chris- topher John and Christina Bauer Bin- hammer and was born February 16, 1865, in Boonville. He was employed by the late A. H. Barber and later in the feed mills of the late A. J. Sch- wimsberg. For the past few years he has been employed as superintendent of the state shop. Besides his wife, who was formerly Nellie Schmoll, Albany, he is survived by three children, Mrs. Winona Cran- dall and Charles and August Binham- mer, all of Boonville; four grandchil- dren, Ellen, Eunice and Dorothy Cran- dall and Betty Jane Blnhammer, and two sisters, Mrs. George Lanz, Boon- ville, and Mrs. Lena Wlckman, Utlca. The funeral was held from his late home Tuesday afternoon. PLANS FOR GUARDING BRIDGE Steel Cables Approved by State likely to Bis Used at Scene of Fatal Accident. While funeral services for the four nuns who lost their lives Sunday by drowning in the Northern Utilities power canal at Black River village were being conducted, engineers from the state highway department were working on plans to eradicate the danger point on the Black River high- way where the fatality occurred. Samuel H.'Abbey, general manager of the Northern Utilities, said that his company would co-operate with the state engineers on any plan that they adopted to safeguard the public The engineers are discussing various plans of protection, but are not ready to an- nounce any particular plan. Mr. Abbey said that when the Util- ities built the canal, H first obtained permission from the state for the building of the bridge across the high- way. By this agreement the Utilities agreed to maintain the bridge and the approaches on any type of construc- tion designed and approved by the state. Mr. Abbey said the Utilities could not put up any type of guard approach without first obtaining the approval of the state. There has been much discussion of building concrete walls as approaches along the road to the bridge. This plan is. said not to meet the approval as engineers do not believe that even a concrete wall would stand up against the tremendous force of a swiftly moving auto. It is believed that when the present wooden rail approaches are replaced it will be with the latest type of steel cables attached to concrete posts. These cables, It Is said, would stand against the Impact of an auto, give and then throw back the car. It Is expected that plans will be completed shortly for the new guard rails. moral fiber ia a very grave thing/* he continued. ,. M H0W8Ter, X-ha^n-Joo/uxg. examples to prove that the vast ma- jority of people in the congregations of the 156 parishes In my charge have arisen to the occasion in the past three years. The present help ex- tended may encourage many to the belief that the world owes them sup- port \Any slump in America is due to the slump in faith on the part of the Protestant people. We have faced things recently that we have never though to face and that have rocked our faith. We have had as never be- fore the problem of suffering and sin since the World war which was fol- lowed by other confusions and depres- sions worse than anything ever known before and this has undermined the religious faith of millions of people. The spirit of President Roosevelt Is marvelously near Christian as is shown by his efforts for the down- trodden.\ REV. W. A. GODSAVE RESIGNS Has Served 11 Years As Director of Religious Education for Northern New York Methodist Conference Rev. William A. Godsave, who has served for 11 years as director of re- ' UglouB education for the Northern New York Methodist Episcopal con- ; ference, has resigned that office to be- come effective at the annual confer- ence in May at Little Falls, I <Mr. Godsave came to the Northern New York conference from the Dako- ta conference. He is a graduate of Al- leghany college and received his theo- logical training at the Garrett Biblical institute. He promoted the Northern New York summer school for reli- gious education at St Lawrence uni- versity, and la dean of that school. The committee to select a successor is headed by Rev. W. O. Gardner of Frankfort It is not known whether a successor will be named, this depend- ing on the conference action. The ap- pointment would be made by Bishop F. J. McConnell at the request of the conference. Increase In Cheese Prices Plymouth.—The cheese market was higher again this week, On the Wlo- consin exchange 100 boxes of twins were sold at 12ft cents a pound and 8 URGES WOMEN TO DO THHR PART W LOCAL COIHUWmES U. 8. Senator, Congressman, Legisla- tor*, County Judge sod Surrogate to be elected'the Coming Fall — Mrs. Charles T. Taylor Addresses Low- ville Unit. iMrs. Taylor, wife of county Treasur- er Charles T. Taylor, in her report as chairman of county affairs at the re- cent meeting of the Lowville unit of the Lewis County Republican Wo- men's League, urged the women to study town and county politics, say- AVALON PROGRAM ing: \It is a source of much pleasure to me that this organization of Republi- can women of Lewis county has start- ed, lta work early. There is much to do. We have approaching this fall the election in this state of an entire State ticket, Including Governor, a U. S. Senator, Congressmen and state le- gislators. In this county also, we are to elect a county judge and surrogate, these are all moat Important positions. \Our work necessarily is mostly lo- cal. Few of us can sway the nation or the state at large. We can, however, to a very considerable degree, Influence sentiment In our own particular sect- Ion of the county, and do our utmost to bring to the polls the. voters of that section. For example, our members, In say Constableville, can talk with the voters there, disseminate among them Republican doctrines, and then see that they vote. Now, if our members in all other sections will do likewise, not only have we brought to the polls the entire Republican vote of Lewis county perhaps increased Republican sentiment in the county and gained ad dltional Republican votes, but we have done air that could be done for the Republican cause. If the same local -work should be done throughout the state, think what a force we' would be, and what we could accomplish. So we don't have to spread over too much] territory. If we just do our part in our own community, and trust that the others do their part, we have, as I have stated, done all that we can, and accomplished much for the Republi- can cause. \I believe that today good govern- ment depends largely upon the charac- ter, ability and honesty of those we elect to office. We here believe in Re- publican principles, and perhaps al- most invariably vote the Republican ticket In this county the Republican party is dominant and quite general- ly vietorlus. Consequently in Lewis county, more than in some other more evenly balanced counties politically, It Is, I believe, the especial duty of the Republican women to see that the proper person is nominated. This duty can only be fulfilled at the primary. The calibre of our local county gov- ernment depends almost entirely upon the calibre of the Republican nominee So, much of our work is in the pri- mary. We should scrutinise Now Playing OTTO KRUGER IN \THE WOMEN IN HIS LIFE\ Friday and Saturday, Double Feature \I Was A Spy\ V : \I Was a Spy,\ is the Story of a Belgian woman who is forced to nurse German wounded and approached by her Belgian compatriots is absorbed into the espionage organized In Bel- gium by the Allies. The drama Is work ed out in the conflict between her hu- man feeling for the wounded men she nurses and the struggle In her soul, which is wishing for the victory of the Allies. Spectacular In its sweep, human in Its emotions, dramatic in its intensi- ty, and profoundly gripping in its ap- peal, \I Was a Spy\ is outstanding entertainment \Riders of Destiny\ Action, thrills, tense melodrama and uproarious comedy relief furnishes the screen fare for western fans this week at the Avalon Theatre, where 'Widens of Destiny,\ Lone Star wes- tern starring Joint Wayne is the at-t traction, Sunday and Monday Paramount*A Mta- stcal Comedy \Sitting Pretty\ The two Jacks of comedy, Oakie and Haley, together with Ginger Ro- gers, Thelma Todd, Gregory Ratoff and Lew Cody make up the feature) section of the all-star singing-dancing laughing cast in Paramount's screen musical, \Sitting Pretty,\ It was directed by (Harry Joe Brown from an original story suggested by Nina Wilcox Putnam, and in addition to the above named players, two popu- lar radio feature-acts, the Pickens Sisters and the Beverly Hills Billies, are given important sequences. The picture is crammed with catchy lilting tunes written by Mack Gordon and Harry Revel, authors of \Under- neath a Harlem Moon\ and \An Or- chid to You,\ and there are two \pro- duction numbers\ backed up with eye- fllllng sets and more than one hundr- ed Of Hollywood's talented beauties^ _, \Sitting Pretty\ le a musical-and- eong-eprinkled story of two amiable, wise-cracking chaps from \song-plug- fers* row\ in New York. They can write good songs (the best in the world, according to them), but they have a hard time proving it. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday ''Din- ner At 8\ The picture' which you have heard talked about for months as the mqat remarkable achievement yet attempt- ed, by Hollywood^producere, will have its first showing at the AyaJon Theat- re starting Tuesday following its triumphant long, rim ••; at \the Aster Theatre-itoWtiitftH^'li^trfi* locations,' the character and the pri- vate life of those who 'enter our prim- ary. If the candidate does not measure up to our standards we should see that he or she is rejected, and one who does measure up is chosen. If we fall to nominate In the primary the prop- er person, the Democrats may defeat our nominee. I do wish to emphasize the great importance of the primary. I hope that this organization its offi- cers and members, will not take the position that membership or office in this organization bars them from po- litical activity for or on behalf of a candidate in the primary. If they to take that position, the cause of good government will suffer, as an impor- tant section of informed voters will re fraln from primary activities. Rather in my opinion, the officers and mem- bers of this ogranization should care fully investigate as to the character record, abilities and possibility for efficient public service, of the various candidates in the primary. \So I say, let's not look too far from home. There is work to to here, and after all the work here is important, and the only work we can do that real ly registers. \I am glad we are starting our work early. You can't preach the doctrine of good government too often. The voter who is corailed on election day clal engagements in principal cities throughout the \country. It is \Dinner at Eight,\ the photo- play version of the George S. Kauf- man-Edna Ferber stage success which ran bn Broadway for more than a year and was subsequently purchased by the Metro-Goldwyn-Myer film studios at a price which ran well into five fig- ures. One glance at the amazing lineup of stars in this picture indicates that the earlier predictions were no Idle boasts. Here we have, believe it or not In one talkie, Marie Dressier, John Barry- more, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barry more, Lee Tracy, Ed- mund Lowe, Billie Burke, Madge Ev« ans, Jean Heraholt, Karen Morley, Louise-dosser Hale, Phillips Holmes and May Robson, together with elev- en supporting players PLANS FOR CO-OPERATIVE MLK PLANT ABANDONED Only About 65 at Carthage Meeting — Most of Those Uninterested Present Too to Vote Carthage, — At an apathetic meet- ing in the chamber of commerce hall here Saturday afternoon, local farm- and brought to the polls and told how If™ »*« ld <»«* for the time being at to vote, votes, but bis vote there, of- lea8t any P lans to ««*»»**» a ! <>cal co- times, is not much to brag about But OP 6 ^™ mllk station and cheese the voter converted to our cause by P lant - itJ H Att mllk station and cheese c y •\• ->rp--H \*-• •* Attendance at the meeting was dis- becomes a force and an achievement appointing to proponents of the plan. Ptill of satisfaction. p 'Practically all farmers of the vicinity d b y \I hope we shall have other meet- nad been expected, but only about 65 ings. I should like to Bee this siring were present—fewer than at the pre- a large, county-wide meeting, and I vious Saturday's Initial meeting. hope we don't go too far afield for our speakers. Our work, I believe Is The immediate reason for the farm* ere* reaction after an impressive start largely local and, consequently, we! had been made at the first meeting should strive to develop local 'eaders- was believed to be found in the ad- leaders virile and courageous, of dress given by Arthur L. Carman > character, promise and achievement- representative of the state milk r,r leaders whom we know and of whom, trol board, before the Carthage/ we can be proud, and who, if the oc- tary club Tuesday noon. Several/ caslon should arise, we can offer con- fidently to a larger constituency.\ LOWVILLE SCHOOLHEWS (By MISS VERONICA MCCARTHY) This Friday, February 9 the Union 160 boxes of daisies were sold at 18 College Glee Club from Schenectady cents a pound, each increasing a oent, will give a concert in the Academy and a half a pound. i auditorium. The concert will begin at i present On the Farmers' board 775 boxes of, 1:10 In the afternoon. The admission warned, may farmers were guests of the club, meeting and at Its close dlscv milk situation for over an Mr. Carman. The board representat time advised the prod pone organization of local plant at least federal code hearing York city. Famsnr W*o leave thilf Mr, longhorns, 25 boxes of Young Amer- < will be 15c for school students and 25without leas and 180 boxes of daisies ajl told; cents for outsiders. at 18% cents a pound, each Increasing one and three-quarters cents- a pound. Settlement In Blnm Death A settlement has been made In the action brought by Mrs. Gertrude Brown, of Boonville, as executrix of' T*** 1 Friday, February 9. the -fifth the estate of her father, WlU lam Blum . league^game in basketball will be who died as the result of an automo- Pl«y«d In the Academy gym, Lowville •vs. Boonville. The admission will be Next Tuesday, February 12, the high school chorus will-present the opera, \Tannhauser.\ It will begin at 8:15 In the evening. The admission will be 10c for school students and 25 o for out- markets^ T Carman entirely bllt accident last August Mr. Blum was fatally Injured when struck by an automobile operated by Charlotte Fell, of Schenectady, as be attempted to cross the highway near the residence of Benjamin A. Capron, Boonville. He died a few hours after being hit Mr. Blum operated a gaso- line station on the Boonvllle-Lowville highway and was janitor of the Me- thodist church. James T. Cross, of Rome, was at- torney for the Blum estate and Ker- nan A Kernan, of Utica, appeared for the defendant The amount of the set- tlement was not made public. The farmsrs at Saturday's meeting appeared to support this view, but with little spirit When Harold Cronk,/ the chairman, asked for a vote on cal- ling a meeting after the hearing only 20 farmers c responded. The others seemed generally uninterested. ?J 8Ch °?l 81, the complimentary tickets were given to William Ralston, who held the lucky number. We hope to have as large a crowd this Friday as we did at that game. Club meetings will be held next Wed nesday, February 14. League Convention The Dairymen's League Cooperative Association Convention for 1984 will be held at Syracuse on June 20 to 22. ^_ The convention- will be the- third in When the voice of reason is silenced^ succession held In that city. It usually the battle of machine guns begins. attracts 8,000 members. League Asks Boom for > 8,000 on February 9 Syracuse — The Chamber of Com- merce Thursday was asked by Leon A. director of the Dairyman's operative Association, Inc* to obtain a meeting place big enough to hold between 8,000 and 4,000 per- sons for the hearing here February t of the proposed New York-New Jer- sey milk marketing agreement. The, hearing will be conducted by the Fed- eral Agricultural Adjustment Admin- istration, and is to follow one of a similar nature held in New York City on February 5. Efforts are being made by the cham- ber to secure the Lincoln Auditorium of Central high sehool, where Frank- lin D. Roosevelt was nominated for a second term as governor. I il- *•—'•••** '':£— '. ••\-•'S Vi

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