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Lowville leader and Lyons-Leyden ledger. (Lowville, N.Y.) 1953-19??, February 12, 1953, Image 1

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. : DOLLAR DAYS are .here this Thursday, Friday, and.-. Saturday, and as our work comes to . a- breathing spell after a hectic •' week, the merchants of' the vil- lage and the folks of the county who will take advantage of many bargains begin a three-day per- iod of excitement. * •' •. . ' LAST FRIDAY ami SATUR- DAY we attended the 101st- New York -Press' association conven- tion in Syracuse. Good time as usual, meeting all the other week- 'ly newspaper folks of the Empire state. Our neighboring- -editor, Bob Kieh who runs the Carthage . Republican Tribune] won the Im- perial Type Metal'! plaque given for outstanding community ser- vice and the Sigma Delta Chi award. Bob took the awards for his efforts in the successful drive to raise, money for the twin-vil- lage swimming pool, among other projects by the newspaper. ( .-\•'.•.'• SPENCER; F. HARRIS, the oldest employee of the ' Brooklyn Dodgers in. point' of service, is a native of Copenhagen, and his father still lives there. Spence .• recently . was promoted . by_ the . • . Dodgers from general manager of Elmira'.s. Eastern League club, to the job of president, of the Fort Worth club in the Texas league. Another local boy making real good. ALEX ISABEL, the Brooklyn scout who looked over the Low- ville Athletics, in two games. last summer,. died the other day at his home in Amsterdam, 'N.' Y. He was faily well known around this territory. . • . • * • .. • THE ABOVE TWO items were contributed by our foreign corre- spencjen.t over in Elmira, N. Y.,' Jim Morse, who's a staffer on the Star-Gazette, there. • ' • '• • • • • . WAS -IT OUR local attorney, . John MacDonald who wrote the story about Old Forge, a piece of fiction in the Ladies'. Honie Journal? That was the by line- and the familiarity of the local- 17-lS County Agricultural Agent, • Ch-. arles Stansbury • has- ; announced J fc * that extension specialists from the Depa-Etpient of Agronomy, will. be in''Lewis- County .to launch' the Green Acres Program for 1953. Professor Al Johnson who.. is widely' knovyn for his work in plant-breeding, especially with the. corn variety, will be. present to speak on \Corn Varieties Ad- justable to this Area and In- creasing Small Grain Yields.\ .Professor Wfliam Garman alsq. from the Agronomy Department will present material .on Grass- Farming, Soil- Analysis, and. Silage Production, Slides, a flan- nel graph and movies will illus- trate the- practices. Willard Croney of-the-Sail'Con- servation Service will explain how the use of a farm pond can fit into the program of agronomic practices. , Paul Volkert, manager of Lewis County Dairy Herd Improvement Cooperative will speak on. \Qual- ity Roughage and ililk Production\.- This talk wil be correlated with the Hay Snd. Silage exibit which should prove to be of- interest to farmers ill the area. The meetings will be hjeld in the Court House basement from. 10\a.m. to 3:30 on Tuesday and .Wednesday, Feb- ruary 17th and 18th. \ Vol. 41 - 5c Per Copy LOWVELLE, LEWIS CO UNTY, NEW YORK FEBRUARY 12, 1953 No.7 TEA PARTY OPENS PORT LEYDEN LIKRARV The new library in the Port L'eyden Central school was. cjfficialiy opened for the grades it week ago Monday with a tea 5 being held for parents and oit- icials, prepared by the students of the homemak- ing department. Top photo shows four of the ladies w-Jio were presiding at the tea. Bottom left photo shows grade children checking out some of the many books available to them and the picture on the right shows some of the senior high students as they decorated the furniture for the beaut'iiii new library. The; view from the. win-clow takes in. the river creating a'lovely background to the wflild of bopks.in the new room. . . Ledger Polaroid 1 GLEN-GRIEG CLUB TO HOLD HEART DANCE SATURDAY - On Saturday, February, 14th a Heart Dance wil be held at the Glen-Grieg ' Fish and Game . Club. This will be sponsored by the He- art Committee of Glenfield for the j the benefit of the 1953 Heart Fund Drive. Music will be furnished by j Mary Konkel and- there will be square and round dances .and pol- kas. It will be from 9 to 1 and the price wil be $1 per couple or .60 per person. . .All persons of the.area .are ask- ed togive to a sandwich drive that will precede the dance. Wrap four sandwiches and put them be- tween your front door, and the st- orm door at 8 Saturday night. BOY SCOUTS- \ - - ' ' The Lyons Fal-s Boy Scout troop 4Q, observed the Boy Scout anni- versary Sunday by attending .the church of their choice in a body; in uniform with, their scoutmas- ter, George Helmstette.r. The nine.o'clock Mass at St. John's Catholic church and '-the 11 a. m. worship hour at Forest. Pres- byterian church. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Loson. arid son, and Mr. and Mrs. John Loson all of Utica and Miss Leno're Los- on, Pulaski spent the weekend with their mother Mrs. Carrie Lo- son. ... February 9 Lyons Falls News i Miss Barbara Alice Bartlett, .St., Utica. The bride, is a graduate of Port •Leyderi Central School, Class of 1992. and is employed at the yt- d'aughter of Mr. and .Mrs. \Henry ; ical.Mutual Insurance. Co., Utica. Bartlett of Lyons Falls' and Arthur I The' bridegroom atended Port Ley- Date Scouten/ son--: of' Mr. and Mrs. Percy Seouten, Port Lcyden were married at 5 p.m.. Saturday, February 7, at the Forest, Pres- byterian church manse. Rev'. John' H. Hatt, pastor, performed] the ceremony. .' | Miss Joan Bartleft, Syracuse, .sister' of the bride, was maid of honor. Kenneth Webster, Port Ley den-, uncle of the .bridegroom'was best man; The bride \\?as given in marriage ! den Central SchooK.and is employ- ed in Utica. • • .' - • , ity, makes it logical. • ' * ' % . -¥• THE LYONS FALLS Players Guild is underway in. rehearsal for a play, \Harriet\, to be pre- sented in March* After seeing their last one, that is a 'jfor sure\ night set aside. I HEART FUND ) The auction for the benefit of the Heart Fund Drive will be held at Firemen's Hall Saturday eve- ning, February 21, .a-t 7:30. Cloth- es, furniture, farm products, bak- ed goods or anything else sale- able ' will be greatly appreciated, the sale. Mr': Waldo Williams will tie autioneer. GRIFFITH • John C. Griffith,'fireman, USN, . husband of Mrs.,Barbara. Griffith of Constableville is serving aboard was by her father, wore a navy blue dress with matching • accessories and a corsage of rbd roses. The maid of honor was attired in a navy blue dress with' matching' Mr. and Mrs, Conrad Shumway, accessories and a corsage of yellow Jr. of Glenfield. are the parents roses. Following the ceremony a \' • . J reception was held at\ the home, •'of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Scouten| Ross Souva of j for the bridal party and thirty Martinsiburg are the parents of a guests. After a short weding. trip of a son. - February 10 Mi-, and Mrs: daughter.. the couple will live at l6l5 Miller The Lyons Falls Paront r Teacher Association met .Monday night in the school... auditorium. A film. \The Big Idea\ was shown.' National P.TlA.. Founders Day was observed with a message read from the, state- president and a birthday cake, was \served. ' . \Our Emotions\'will be the sub- ject of Dr. Glyn Morris when he speaks to the Parent Education group Wednesday night, at- 8 in the school auditorium, A film entitled \Emotional Health\' - vyill\- also be shown. • Mrs, Arthur Bridgman, Hunt- ingtori, L.I.,'' Has- been a • guest of Jay Markham for several days Dr. Dorrance and Dr. Anne Bur- nap,. Tupper Lake were weekend guests of their, mother and fam- LYONS FALLS CAFXl-US . The Union Caucus of the voters of Lyons Falls, New York, will bo. held in the village .building in sajd Village Saturday Evening, Febru- ary 28,. 1953., at eight o;clock P.M. lor the purpose of nominating a' Village Mayor and a Village Trus- tee for .a term -of/two years each and '.for the transacting of sucii business-as may properly come b'p-. fore the meeting. NOTICE The. Board of Trustees of the Village of Lyons. Falls, New York, has announced that the contract for the collection and disposal of garbage arid ashes expires oii Mar- ch/I, 1933, and will hot be renew- ed. Therefore, municipal collection and disposal of garbage and ashes will be discontinued after March 1, .1953. Recently a planned meeting wasv held in the Lowville. Baptist church,' attended .by 20 women from the five Protestant churches, to make preparations for the- World Day of Prayer, Friday, Feb, 20. This service-will be held in the Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m. with Mrs. Vym. W. Sawin presid- ing, with Miss Sylvania Sohaab at the organ. The speaker will, be Mrs: Leo Murphy, a Vjice-Presi- dent of the New York State Coun- cil of Church Women, and also wife of the pastor of the Bethany Negro Baptist Church of, Syracuse. the Battleship USS Misoiiri, on her .1 Mrs. Murphy .wil'. also sing sever- second tour of duty.\ with the Un- al solos. All'women of. the Lpw- ited Rations forces in Korean wat- vide churches, are invited to atr ers. •- ' '..- •\ • '; '.' '. ' .tend. - ... - - •' i- •' 1 -. Lowville Women to Hear Council Lady 6,6th World Day of Prayer. Feb.. 16th j°- ~ ! ily .Mrs. Grace Burnap. About forty attended .the covei- ed dish supper held in the' paris house Wednesday night sponsore ' by. the Ladies Aid and Sunergc Every year the. program \for the societies of Forest - Presbyteria World Day of Prayer-is prepared by women of the diffirent coun- tr-ies, and the program this year comes- from the Christian women of Africa. It is distributed in. more than 16,000 comuniti^s around the worid. The. theme of the program is \Walk. As Children of Light.\ This. year. -Will. mark the sixty six- th observance of fee World Day of Prayer, always held the first Fri- day of-Lent. Services begin in New.'Zealand : and the Figiyislands west of the dateline and continuing throughout, the.day all around the world, .closing . with, the observan- ce in Alaska and on Tonga Island where GJueeii Saiote leads her ds- vout subjects -in, church, Mrs. Willard Hartnes. showed colored slides of picture taken when she. was in.German last year. . , . The Ladies Aid society voted t > give $5 to the March'of Dimes an 1 ' $5 to.the Heart Fund Drive. WOMENS. CLUB Instead of the regular monthl. meeting held. on. the third Frida> of the month, the Lyons Falls Wo- men's Club will have a covered dish supper Friday,\ February 27, at 6:36 p.m. in the Legion rooms. Mrs. Saly. Trube:.will entertain with folMorte arid, tunes'. . : : PLATES? 'POSSUM -Town of Gr- cjig Supervisor Gene Patterson holds the Opossum which he hit with his ear in his town, two weeks :ago. The animal is rare in these. parts, •• •. '. '..-..' . . :

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