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PAGE SIX •M THE JOURNAL AND REPUBLICAN, LOWVILLE, « : - ' THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21,1939. From Our EarluFiles 26 Years Afo—Dec. 24, 1914 Lowvitlq town taxes can now toe paid. The rate is $1.04 per one hundred assessed valuation. W. B. Breen has sold for James W. Parker, his farm of 61 acres\ in the town of Watson, to John Moran. Sheriff Sheridan S. Stoddard, who •will retire from hie official position on January 1st, has sold hio trucking business to Fred Woolechlager. Tomorrow evening at Virkler hall the membere of St. Peter's church Sunday school will present their an- nual Christmas entertainment, which this year wHl be \Gold Frankincense and Myrrh\ with sixty personu in the cast. The December prices for milk de- livered at the Lowville Milk and Cream Company station is $2.05 for B grade and $1.95 for C grade. The January price will be 11.90 and $1JB0. William Jonas, formerly proprietor of the Strife Hotel, has purchased the Rlchter building in State street, oc- cupied by B. L. Schermerhorn and P. W, Weber, of George Rlchter, of Bos- ton. L. D. Fitch and Miss Nina Fitch, of Lowville. The purchase price is said to have been $9,000. The third. \Black River Thaw\ of the present month prevailed Tuesday and it was a hummer. No great abount of mow fell, but a heavy gale piled it into huge drifts effectually blocking country roads and killing the holiday trade. Rural mailcarriers out of Lowville have been unable to cover their routes since a week ago last Saturday. A lodge of Free and Accepted (Masons was assembled and organized in the village of Harrisville last even- ing by Eugene F. Llvermore, district deputy of the 24th Masonic district. Notwithstanding the unfavorable weather, about seventy children were present at the community Christmas tree at Grand Army hall, Tuesday .evening, under the direction of Isaac Clinton Society, C. A. R. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse H. Ross, of Lowville, a daughter, Edna Amelia. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Duflo, of Lowville, December 20, a daughter. Mrs. Margaret D. HJg-by, Crlenfleld, widow of the late Harris S. Higby, passed away at the home of her daughter, iMrs. S. W. Smith, Saturday evening, aged 76 years. The new Masonic Temple at Copen- hagen will be dedicated on Monday evening, January 4th. Invitations have been issued to the marriage of Mios Florence Eloise Gesell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Gesell, and Mr. Mervin Reeves Smith, son of Rev. and Mrs. Charles M. Smith, the ceremony to take place at the home of the bride's- parents in Turin, on Thursday after- noon, December 31. Michael Hammond passed away at his home dn Indian River, Sunday morning. His death followed so closely that of his wife'p, which ac- curred Wednesday night, makes it a sad one for his children. 45 Years Ago—Dec. 20, 1894. Five children of Thomas Murtaugh, of Glendale, have the scarlet fever. A. G. Boshart has bought 26 bales of hops of Ira Ellio;t at 8^ cents per pound. Members of the Leyden Grange are preparing for a play entitled \He isn't such a fool as he looko,\ to be given in the near,, future. The grand army posts in Lewis county have a membership of 342, of which 207 belong to Guilford D. Bailey post of Lowville. During the past year the posts have expended $387 in charities. S. Brown Richardson has purchased of An son Stoddard his farm, consist- ing of 250 acres on the Wert road for $11,250. This is the old John Livings- ton place, and is considered one of the best farms in Lewis county. The marriage of Mr. Frank Smith Stoddard, of this place, and Miss Belle Nanson Sousley Is announced to take place at the First Baptist church at Nebraska CHy, Neb., Thurs- day evening, December 27th. A cordial Invitation k> extended to enjoy a Christmas tree at the Seventh Day Baptist church in Watson on the evening of December 22. The not unexpected death of George JKouse occurred at his residence on Park avenue, Saturday evening. Mr. House was always a remarkably healthy man ,his first isickness being his last. . R. J. Easton and son have pur- chrced 277 boxes of cheese from the Brookslde factory at 10 cents per pound. A test was made Saturday of the pressure of the new water works sys- tem. At the bank corner on State street it was found to be 125 pounds to the square inch; at the foot of Valley street, 140 pounds; on Clinton street hill, the highest point on the line, 75 pounds-; at the foot of church street, the lowest point, 160 pounds. Robert Agens and son, Denmark, have dehorned between six and seven hundred cows, and John Lasher and E. A. Lanpher each have taken the horns off from several hundred. Dairy- men are bound to have no more hooking on this line. The remains of Mn?. E. K. Radley, a former resident of Welch Hill, who died at Lakeview, Michigan, arrived at Turin last Friday and were inter red in Welch Hill cemetery. John Dimick, Castorland, got up in his sleep' one night las't week, walked to the window and thrust his hand through the glass, cutting him very badly. He lost quite a quantity of blood. The doctor WEI3 called and sewed up the wound. Mrs. Norman Phelps, one of the oldest residents of Glendale, aged 75 yean.\ died at the home of her son, Charles J. Phelph, December 9th. Walliam J. Twining, Copenhagen, is the happy recipient of a $1,000 Christ- mas present slightly in advance—a son and heir—and he weight eight pounds. i 88 DENMARK, DEER RIVER Mrs. A. F. White, Correspondent n : : s The village school with Mrs. Edith Lacy and Miss Ida Rothenberg as teachers will close their school for the Christmas vacation with an inter- tainment on Thursday evening of this week. Several from here attended the Christmas concert given by the Com- I muinlty chorus at the Carthage High school auditorium last Sunday after- j noon. The members of the community are invited to attend the Christmas inter- i talnment given by the Deer River 1 Sunday school at the church on Fri- day evening. December 22. There will be a tree and the cantata \A Christ- mas Secret.\ The party held at the Denmark Grange hall last Tuesday evening sponsored by the Home Bureau was well attended and the net receipts were around $20. Everett Miller son of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Miller entered the Hepburn hos- pital Ogdensburg, Monday w^en he will undergo an operation. Miss Leona Phillips is the guest of her uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. Ro- bert Forbes at Martlnsburg. George Lanpher Is ill with Theu- raatlo fever at the home of his grandmother Mrs. Carrie Root at Denmark. Christmas Carols Have Background Origin of \Silent Night,\ for Example, Was Unknown For Tears. GROVE Mrs. Leon Auitin, Correspondent All during the Christmas season, beautiful carols are sung, and many of these carols have interesting etorlea behind them. Probably no carol is eo universally known and loved as the simple Ger- man song, \Silent Night.\ For years its origin, was unknown, but it was thought to date-back centuries. A few years ago, it was found that this carol was produced in 1818. The poem was written by Joseph Mohr, an assistant priest in Obern- dorf, in South Germany, and the melody composed by Franz Gruber, a schoolmaster. On Christmas Eve of that year, it was sung in the church at Oberndorf. A guitar furnished the accompaniment because the organ was out-of-order. Twenty years or eo later, a family of strolling singers from the Tyrol added it to their reper- toire, and in 1S40 it was printed in Leipzig. Another Christmas carol with a story it? \Good King Wencerslas,\ who was a real personage, the King of •Bohemia from 928 to 935. The story of the song, as written, related a kind deed that the king performed for a poor peasant, and the miracle that followed. It took place on December 26, the feast day cf St. Siephen, the first Christian martyr. . The song ends with the drawing of a moral, \Ye who now will bless the poor, shall yourselves find blessing.\ When these Christinas carols are sung, they keep alive the spirit and expression thalt sUrred many folks that have gone before, and the countless numbers that will follw. Infants' and children's dres3ea will soon carry tags stating ches'l and \ length measurements a3 well as the j size by age and style number, accord- : ing to a new policy of the trade. I Uniform Price of $2.28 For November Milk I* Announced New York. — A uniform producer .price of $2.28 per hundredweight for 3.5 per cent butterfat content milk received from dairy farmen? during the month of November at handlers' New Bremen datallers The second social meeting of the New Bremen Crystallers was held at d Di plants in the 201-210 mile zone from! the home of Misses Ellen and Doris New York City, was- announced last Effley, Friday evening December 15, 1939. There were forty members pres- ent. Games were enoyed by all and refreshments of cookies and hot chocolate were served. Thursday by E. M. Harmon, admin- istrator of the Federal-State orders regulating the handling of milk in the New York metropolitan marketing area. The November price represents in increase of 1 cent per hundredweight over the uniform producer price an- nounced for October under the Fed- eraHState ordere, and a gain of 18 Fire Blight Control Noyes Promises No Price Cuts For Milk Farms) Around Our House Commissioner of New York City Be At Expense Producers. Agriculture Says Price War Must of Dealers, Not By W. D. MILLS. The fruit grower does not have to , g cents over the November, 1OT8, price,] wa it until next spring to start his Holton V.Noyes of the Department of The October price, however, was struggle to control fruit diseases. Agriculture and Marketo has prom- raised by 3 cents per hundred weight, Valuable first bilows may be struck laed ^g Commissioner explained by colletions from handlers on past {against a number of them this winter hi8 a ttitud« in the following etate- Albany, Dec. 20. — The milk mar- keting orders under which the New York metropolitan area is operating will protect producers who might otherwise suffer from the ntwest price metropolis. Commissioner Kitchen Backs Plenty of convenient the kitchen help to order and save time 8 ' U the homemaker. For Knives: find knives preserve the cutting Knife for due accounts, while only about a half cent weo available from collections for the November price. Mr. Harmon reported that the vol- ume of. milk included in the price computation for November was 31,- 406,138 pounds less than that tor the previous month, but 26,688,680 pounds greater than the amount of milk in- volved in the November, 1938, price computation. The amount of milk reported by handlers as having been used during the 30 days in November for Class. 1, or fluid, milk purposes, was 11,411,642 pounds less than that reported for the 31 days in October, but in line with the 'amount of milk uned for Class I purposes a year ago. while more labor'is available. IFire blight is an example of an im- ment: sustained by dealers from should be only a little thickness of the particular be placed in them, knives will not stand for meat forks and should be wider than knives. The width of ever, should IFire DUgni is an example ui «*u *m- ( \Losses sustained Dy aeaiers irom —- **•\\» oi ail gjo^ portant dlisease of apple and pear ipr ice-outting have heretofore always e . ver ' 8 \ ol »W be determined b'v that ia susceptible to attack at this ^en p^ed back to the farmer. 8lze « the cutlery. ' that p ^^ pa^ed back to time. Bacteria that cause flre blight. ««rhoee engaged in the present price over-winter in cankers. Th.ese can-! >wer ln jq ew y or fc should realize that kers are best removed In the winter if y^ demoralize .and destroy the when the bacterial cankers as well market stability we have at lag* suo- as the treee- are dormant and when ^e^ed in establishing by the market- little danger exists of spreading the Jng opder they are not going to do di thgh no disinfectants i t th f* tin For Boiling Mas: A rolling pins may be tomato cans, or other Ata^Z cans, one can size number 2, and S other number 3. To m ake J^ *• remove both ends off thee cant g p Jng opder tey gg ) o th cans disease even though no disinfectants jt .^y cu ttlng prices at the farmers* can opener that turns In the d onn thee cankers andd thee prun l I Ci I edges then cut th l are used o th cankers an th prun- ing tools. The cankens are more easily found g Bo long as I am Commisr sioner of Agriculture. intendto enforce, and collect In the winter while the trees are bare for farmers the price set for their and the margins of the cankers are sharp and asier to locate. by the marketing order. \Under the law the Commissioner More details about the winter con- la charged -with the responsibility of The November uniform \ price~ of i trol of flre blight are given in the determining the amount of bonds $2.28 under the Federal-State ordersi\ \ \ *\ \~ is based upon a Clara 1 (fluid milk) Illustrated Cornell bulletin urns I edges, then cut the larger wise, fit the smaller one *! reinforcement, and turn back ends of the larger can. Th£ £Lt convenient when fastened to thtL $ torn of a shelf. °° l ; For Towels: Towel racks are factory when placed near where are used Chai . _ _— each dealer must pc«rt with the are used. Chair rounds E-405. Single copies are sent free to Department to secure payment to his ( stock may be used for the ARIDFSA 8 & I There will be church cervices Sun- day evening at'7 with special Christ- 1 mas prog-ram. I There will be a social at Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Wilder's Saturday even- ing, November 30. Games will be en- joyed throughout the evening vriipa. supper at 11 o'clock. Everyone is invited. Anthony Adamovics, a former resi- dent of this place, is visiting friends here. (Mrs. Edwin Brown and son Gerald -and granddaughter Shirley Ann Hoch, were Thursday guest»? of Mr. and , Mrs. E. J. Baldwin. Mrs. Baldwin is again confined to her bed. i The Aid which WSB held at Mrs. William Higby's, was well attended. Supper receipts were $5.50. Mr. and Mrs. Fen ton Clark spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Fen- ton in Boonville. \ 'Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Hitchcock spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. William Hig-.by. Mr. and Mrs. James Cragen have • been spending a few dayv: 1 with her! brother. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Baldwin. • Mr. and Mrs. Wellia Cronk, of Bea- \ ve,r Falls were dinner giiests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Royal Austin. j Mrs. Fenton Clark spent Monday in ; Watertown. The NEW-FASHIONED low-priced car • • •— IMPROVED HYDRAULIC BRAKES Extra-largo- drums and lin- ings for sure, straight-lino stops and long service. AND 21 OTHIR IMPORTANT IMPROVIMINTS that con- tribute to Comfort, Safety, Silence, Convenience and Style Leadership I Id help you over those DIFFICULT DAYS Try Chlchesters PIUs for functional periodic pain and discomfort. Usually give quick relief. Ask your druceist for— CH1CHESTERS PILLS — IT'S H^_ BIGGEST, ROOMIEST FORD EVER BUIIT1 (AND IT RIDES LIKE A MILLION DOLLARSI) IT'S FORD FOR '40 \THE DIAMOND IN \BUSINESS OVER BRAND \ 5 0 YE. NORTZ & VIRKLER LOWVILLE. N. V. CHRISTIAN MOTOR CO. CROQHAN, N. Y. REDDY KILOWATT I PONT OFTEN USE MATCHES, BUT HERE'S HOPING YUIE HAVE A MEKRY CHRISTMAS/ CENTRAL NEW YORK POWER CORPORATION NIAGARAS HUDSON price of $2.82 per hundredweight, a ; New York State residents who re- producers. We are, therefore ,re- j ports. A bottomless drawer Class 2-A or fluid cream price of; qua:* it from the New York State examining the bonds now on ille with | ell stock or rods placed Dar^nT hnM t/iwoi. J.~V~ j parallel to- $1.90 per hundredweight, and\ the fol-! College of Agriculture at Ithaca, New lowing prices for the other seven. York. classifications: Class 2 J B > $1,991 per| hundred weight; Class 3-A, $1,591 per hundredweight; Class 3-B, $1,966 per hundredweight; Claa? 3-C, $1,195 p£r hundredweight; Class 3-D, $1,170 per hundredweight; Class 4-A, $1,096 per hundredweight, and Class 4-B, $1,225 per hundredweight. Producers delivering milk to plants located in zones nearer or farther than the 201-210 mile zone from New York City will receive from handlers the uniform price plus or minus dif- ferentials for location. Differentials for butterfat content above or below 3.5 per cent are also required to be Cheese Price Lower to determine whether ithey are adequate under present conditions.\ Two Years of 4-H County Organization Shown Good Reeulta. Has placed parall hold towels dropped over them above could be placed under one of the kitchen sink. 0M A Dish For This Week Cranberry nut bread is a delldou oliday specialty tht t were and cents. 4-H Club members have planted in the computation of uniform price for November was 336,179.773 pounds. The by handleni and for payments to co-l On the Farmers' board sales were operatives as provided for by the as follows: 90 boxes of Cheddars at.15 Gouverneur,—The price of wash Lewis curds remained unchanged at 15% cents per pound at a regular bi- s - | holiday specialty that «*«'».\ monthly meeting of the Gouverneur 4-H Club work has completed two and moist for * after u?. K .. * cheese board Friday afternoon in the yearo in iLewis County. Already Thi9 recI for \J^L * ** St. Lawrence Inn. State brands drop- | aohievementJS are beginning to show, la suggested by the New v« L o* ped one-fourth cents, from 15% cents from the fine work boys and girls are College of Home Economic- to 15% cents. The prices a year ago .doing In the county. j Cranberr N kB 1 Cup of Cranberries 1 cup of sugar 3 cups of flour 4 teaspoons of baking powder ' hi cup of chopped walnute — 1 teaspoon of salt Grated rind of 1 orange 1 egg 1 cup of milk 2 tablespoons of melted butter Put the cranberries through a food MeroharitD in Lowville sponsored 27 'chopper, then mix them with one- projects of certified seed potatoes or fourth cup of sugar. Sift together the 25 chicks which the 4-H members remaining sugar, flour, baking pow. There were 2,250 boxes reported' the two years 66,000 trees on land through the board Friday compared suitable for reforesting. They have with 2,390 boxes two weeks ago and studied correct methods of planting id I 1938. accounted-for by handlers \in \their }>}** boxes for the 8ftme ^ rlod Jn and learned the value of trees on land payment)? to producers. Mr. Harmon'a report shows that the total amount of milk included ln not suitable for other crops. During the past year they have Plymouth, Wis., The cheese board\ owned approximately 61 purebred and prices remained unchanged Friday 31 grade calves. Their 4*H County on both the Wisconsin cheese exch-1 Htolsteln Herd at the New York State net value of this milk, based on its j ange and Farmers' call board. I Fair won first in competition with 12 use in the nine classes established by I On the Wisconsin exchange tw^ns ; other county herds, the orders, was $7,884,369.34. Out of! and Cheddars were sold at 15 cents a this amount there had to be deducted j pound, longhoriis and daisies at $269,908.66 for market service claims i cents and brick at 14% cents. orders, leaving a balance of $7,614,- 460.66. Claims filed by handlers for market service payments amount to $193,- 408.^6. These payments are provided cents and 60 boxes of daisies and, 150 boxes of longhorns at 15% cents. League Pool Return for in the orders on surplus milk I 25 chicks which the 4H members g p raised and returned 2% bushel of eat- der « and salt and add ^ nuts and ing potatoes or 3 roosters to their o«* an ge r*rid. Beat the egg slightly, •sponsor at a dinner given in the 4-H co ml >lne it with the milk and melted members honor. A Lewis County boy , bu \7' *** ! hls to the first mixtuw ' who remodelled a barn into a poultry and f° Id ln the cranberries. Bake the house in cooperation with his father, \ dou / h [ n a butte o r c ed ***** P an in * kept accounts on his mature bird*; P\» der ? te ° K ven ; <350 degrees Fahrea- ,and rali-ed 200 chicks as his project, h ? u) for about one hour - •moved to manufacturing- plants when! New York.-^Members of the Dairy- . was se iected as one of New York | Suggested lunch or supper menu: not needed in the market. Actual men's League Cooperative Associa- J (state's outstanding 4-H poultry mem-' cold sliced ham (or other left over ^ payments will be made only after the j tion, Inc., will receive a basic net t b ers an d received a trip to the'meat); cooker vegetables or scallop- audit of the books of handlers who made claim?. Payments to co-opera- tives' total $76,499\82 and are made to those, co-operalivea which pool return of $2.27 per hundred- weight at the. 201-210 mile freight zone for 3.5 milk delivered during deter-' November, the Association announced l mined by the Secretary of Agriculture) last week - Thl8 includes an average as meeting certain requirements es- P lu s differential of five cents, which tablished by the orders. These re- varies according to locality and dif- qulrements relate to the ability and ferentials earned by individual pro- •willingness of the co-operative to ducers. function in a manner which will serve the market as a whole. The November return is one cent per v hundredwelghC-higher than Oct- To the $7,914,460.66 was added $196,-! ober. Since reinstatement of the fed- 007.29, -which represents al lof the re-| eral-state marketing orders July 1, J^LfJf 801 ^]^? th l World's Poultry Congress, in Cleve- land, Ohio. 4-H girla received training in new and better ways, of using milk, snak- vegetables; cranberry.nut bread and butter; app'esauce or other fruit; milk at least for the children, and—hot chocolate^ tea or-eoffee tor—J ing quick breads' such as\ muffins and > the grown-ups, popovers, studied and made aprons, i^mocks, towels, nightgowns, house- coats, and pajamas; and canning of vegetables and making of marbalades and jams. Small Honey Crop A drop of 50 per cent in New York ..| State's honey crop, compared with 1938, is reported by Professor George :\ 4-H boye learned \rope\ splicing, belt' Rea of the State College of Agricul- lacing, soldering, feeding of calves, selection o fchicks, and calves, how ture. The Empire State's small crop was | g y ,, _. „ WIO| „„„ woliTSO , „„„ .„„ „„,,...,, «^_ „...„. m ,? nthl P lu s ap-1 producers' returns have advanced . to cull poor layers' from the ' good partly due to the poor condition of I ollected on old; $1195 cets The Di l proxlmately $22,000 collected on old j $1,195 cents. The Dairymens league ones, and how to kill insects in the balances and less about $8,000 ln un-. mailed checks to it's members on ' garden. derpaynients to the producer settle- i December ment fund by handlers for the month of October, making a total of $1,810,- 20th JJO they will have | Adult problems do not enter into 467.95. ^^ iiiw a ^ tt6l of $145369.12 is being held, as required i lo^s Communities by the orders, to .provide against the' contingency of errors in reports and their money for Christmas shopping, j the 4-H 1 movement which ds entirely Returns per hundredweight to voluntary and carried on by local many colonies of bees at the begin- ning of the early honey-flow, but waa mainly caused by weather conditions :'| that adversely affected the secretion of nectar, and the thrifty growth of $2,185; Theresa, $2.15; Castorland, $2,165; Croghan, $2,165. p payments or of delinquencies in pay- ments by handlers. The Federal-State ordere regulating the handling of milk in the New York . _ - ., metropolitan marketing- area estab- j Treatment 01 tll8 lish minimum prices for producers only and provide for a uniform rate are: this amount a _ re f erve | Dairymen's League members in var-1 leadere under the direction of a club j honey-producing plants, he saya Moat jj agent. Learning by doing is the of the major producing areas of the United States were similarly affect- ed. \ Both the clover and buckwheat .v honey that was hervested in 1939 to Vj of fine quality and brings wholeols prices above that of 1938, Professor Rea says. Adams $2,165; Chaumont, $2,145; ! principal that these boys, and girte Natural Bridge, $2,165; Lyons Falls, l J™* unde f and ^/^ to ! u * unde f and motto of Better. ^/^ to ! ve u £ Makln * the 5eat With the Anxiety State -ducer settlement fund. Approvimate- ly 60,000 farmers in the six states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Ver- mont produced milk during Novem- ber which is to be paid for by hand- lem under the terms of the Federal- State ordere. » EAST MARTINSBURG Mr«. Fred W. Studer, Correspondent One of the things you to understand to wihy you are able at times to meet large obstacles with considerable courage and at other times unimportant or small obstacles greatly upset you and you are in a blue funk. When you are eating well, sleeping well, and have regular move- ments of the intestines, it Is likely that your liver la working well and your gall bladder emptying complete- ly at normal Intervals. If you are not getting enough sleep, are working hard mentally and eating irregularly, 65-Year-Old Workers May Soon Be Eligible Christmas Poinsettias One of the conditions which upsets Mrs. Edwin Turner of Boonville. Miss Rose Mary Tamblin of Low- ville spent Sunday with Miss Mafy Emma Studer. Mrs. Gerald Bush and daughter of Lowville were Sunday guests of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stu- der and also guests of Mr. am Harold Bush and Fred Buaha. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bush and Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Tisse and family of Lowville were guests 1 of Mr. and Mrs. Haro'd Bush Sunday. Miss Mary Emma Studer was the guests Saturday afternoon of -Mrs. Hazel Bush. ' . Mr. Robert Lewis'and son Harold of Inlet Is spending 'a f«w days with Mr. and Mrs. Leon' Stewart and fam- ily. Mrs. Helen Lewis who has lived ln Lowville for the past 15 years has come to make her home with her daughter Mrs. Leon Stewart and family. Philip Bush has been the recent guest of Fred, Ardell and Mary Bush. Miss Mary Bush is ^confined to the house with illness. , Mr. an Mrs. Henry' Buaft were guests Sunday at Fred Bush's. Mr.-and Mrs. George Carman spent Tuesday In Watertown. Mr. and Mrs. Saunders and family spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Cahffan. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Studer and family spent Sunday evening .with Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Studer. = What causes anxiety? \Any situa- tion or group of circumstances, real or fanciful, threatening the emotional or social condition or position of the individual may cauce the 'anxiety' state.\ of their lives, .Mr. Arthur Fogelson, of the ^Social Security Board at,. Water town, New York, an- nounced today. Approximately 35 or 40 of this number live in the counties of Jefferson and Lewis, counties serv- iced by the Watertown field office, he said. Mr. Fogelson explained- that the re- notice will be thoee to lump-sum benefits have been j since the Federal old-age inaur- system iw&s established January ~ he said, 1 moves the date for monthly benefits up two years to 1940 and makes it qualify „ up of patients who have anxiety states. Most physicians, after having exam- ined these patiente an dfound no organic trouble, are not greatly—in- terested in their fears and anxieties i and the patient .is likely to look else- 1 where for help. He goes to some one who wil lllsten to hto description of his symptome. As a matter of fact, these patiente are really in need of help. Drs. William J. Kerr, Paul A. liebe, [Mayo H. Soley, and Nathan W. Shock, San Francisco, in the Journal of the American Medical Association, state tsat these anxiety states cause an overctlmulatlon of the central ner- vous system which results in a spill- ing over of an excess number of ner- vous impulses. This overstlmulation even If he has already received a single cash settlement . Under the original law a qualified worker could obtain only a lump-sum payment equal to 3% per cent of bis total \This means,\ said Mr. Fogelson, \that the age barrier to obtaining fed- eral retirement insurance has been torn down. Even the man who was , already 65 wthen the old-age Insurance system was set up and who therefore bas never been under the federal pro- gram, may now qualify for monthly benefits. To qualify, for retriment in- eurance In 1940, it will be necessary for him to show that he has worked in six calendar quarters and received In each at least $50 in wages and has retired.\ | Mr. Fogelson explained that if a ,jnan has already received a lump-sum, it iwill be deducted from the monthly payments- which will be paid to Uncle Ab says that, anyhow, the fanner seldom has to ask anyone for a job. heart beat, spasm of stomach or u>wc jcult breathing and others. \The doctor must realize that such , symptoms may be far more fortable than those of many organic diseases.\ \ I The .suggestion is> that, recognizing the'fact that anxiety can cause symp- toms very real to the patient, the phy- sician 9hould treat this anxiety used on fur-bearing in New Yorjc State are not to have a greater jaw-spread than, six inches, aitd they must not contain •teeth in & Now io a good time ^ learn the names of .varieties of^vegetables that are resistant to some' important dis- ease; then order seeds of these varie- ties *'** The annual winter meeting of vege- table and potato growers is scheduled for January 4 and 5, 1940, at Utica. or organic trouble. This patient listening to the whole story and then e: his anxiety causes these s ? metlmes be is turpentine and then waohlng it with 'a warm auds. how r 1 Subscribe for Journal & Republican, With a little care, a poinsetta plant that is in full bloom at Christmas can be kept in good condition for flowering next year. The true bios* soms, inconspicuous, are surrounded by bright red leaves of bracts whtcn fall off soon after the holiday season. After the leaves have fallen, put the plant in a cool p\ace between » and 60 degrees F., and allow the soil to become rather dry. Withhold wat- er until about June. Then, if there U tpo much old wood to make a Bhape-. ly plant for next winter, cut it !»«• Shake the old soil from the rooU, and put the plant in a pot large enough to hold the mass of roou without crowding. Provide drainage in the bottom of the pot. Fill It *1» fresh soH txmsisting of three part* oi garden loam to one pamTPeat mo» After the poinsetta is repotted, » it in a warm, light place, and water It to keep the soil moist. When we maple trees are In full leaf, set tie polnsettia outdoors in a sunny pun still in its pot. Bury the pot to W soil up to Its top. This saves ^ ting in the fall and does not ' the roots. In the summer, n as the plant enlarges it may - _ necessary to repot the plant once m a larger container. Mbe * Wooden or wire atakei phouMI JJ provided to support the plant ana IJ keep the stems straight In U» »• When frost threatens, iL> « oe w bring thepolnsettia indoors. Toys Should Be DuraWe, Safe , Certain standards apply * ^i l.for all children, according to> w^ and mothers*, working m w workshop at the New York State College of Home Economics. The parents find that should be durable, safe and and have a variety onuses, toys, • easily bent or broken bring an undeserved *\>™ disappointment, whereas, materials will stand hard are always popular ™ ih >\££„. v> 'Some of the parents are Wfa encourage the Imagination- «J^ : children through toys that may many different purposes. For e. ^ Colored\ blocks may be used. i ^ anything from a bridge to a boa a moment's notice. In the most favorable peach areas, pruning :* anytime during\ the tree period. P i«r I-/A

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