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THE LOWVJLLE LEADER I Obituaries (Successoi .o The Black River Democrat) Entered at the LowviUe Post Office, Lowville, N. Y. F as second- class matter. Published ever/ Thursday. Subscription Bates: Lowville ipJ.SO, Knral Boutes $2, Out-of County $3 SERVING SOUTHERN LEWIS COUNTY Lyons Falls, N. Y. Port Leyden, N. Y. RICHARD T, POWEBS, Editor and Publisher IEANETTE POWEBS, Advertising Manager Telephone 253 Lowville, JST.Y. Comment th He had been in poor since that time assistant to the county treasurer in the tax department AMOS BUSH A requim funeral mass was held at St Peter's church Monday at 10 for Amos Bush, 83, a retired Thursday, September 3 Rt Rev Msgr John A Cotter POLICE of NEW YORK STATE WANT LEGAL BINGO A convention representing 200 police departments of New York State has urged legalization of off-track horse race betting and also bingo and lotteries for \religious and related purposes. Last week Lewis County -supervisors took a similar step when they named a committee to study the bingo question and the enforcement of the law that bans the game and to form a resolution which they will submit to the legislature, if approved. The convention in New York urged that the legislature and Governor Dewey submit the question to the public at a referendum. State bans on off-track betting, bingo and lotteries were called \demonstrably contrary to the will of the people.\ The resolution added that \the people re- fuse to respect them, violate them and conspire to violate them, and the widespread open disrespect for such laws en- courages disrespect for other laws.\ The law and regulation in question, the resolution added \are paiallel in result with the federal government's ill- faed experience with the liquor prohibition efforts and should be bimilarly replaced by regulation rather than pro hibition.'' Congratulation to this convention of policemen for their stand on this matter. A free citizenry will always arise against an unpopulor law. Private citizen may also submit their opinions on this siibject to their representa- tives in the state legislature. HIGHWAY HAZARDS, COURTESY: U.S. ARMY As the old saying goes, \there are two ways of doing things, the right way and the Army way.'' We saw grafIC- ally Saturday the Army way. With two large military trucks piling up orrNorth State street, injuring two men, and destroying private property, it was shown that who- ever is xn command of the troops at Camp Drum ha& little consideration for the taxpaying public and less for the lives that were jepodized by having a convoy on the roads during a holiday weekend. Had the convoy been on the move because of military expediance then none would find fault, but to have a reserve unit, who could have returned to their homes be- fore or aftei the -weekend, on the highways, threatening Every authority in the nation screams foi safety on holi- the lives of all other motoiists was plain negligence, day weekends and yells that we must stop this slaughter of Americans, yet we see the Army send out a convoy of trucks, trailers and guns to clog the highways, create haz- ards and generally foul up the roads.. We understand that the Army, or those in command of the movement of troops out of Camp Drum were requested by the State Troopers not to allow convoys on the road during the weekend. What's the matter' 2 Does the Army want to keep in practice killing, if not Communists, theni ia ™ «™* John , ° f Lowviiie, 33 gr- x x °' 7 andchildren, 47 great grandchild- ren and three great great grand children, two sisters, Mrs Jose- JAMES JOHNSON Military funeral rites were held Tuesday at 2 p. m for James John- son| 42, who died at 6 15 a m Sat- uiday m the Syracuse Veterans hospital after a long illness. He was former assistant to the county treasurer Mr Johnson leaves his wife, the former Miss Florence Nuffer of Beaver Falls Mrs Johnson is the dietitian at the Lewis County General Hospital A brother, Mur- ray Johnson, a high school prin- cipal at Saratoga Springs, died in June, 1951. Mr Johnson was born at Glen- field, son of Leslie and Gladys Johnson He attended Lyons Falls High school and Clarkson college at Potsdam He married Miss Nuf- fer in September of 1941. The couple had no children From 1935 until 1943, he worked at Nortz & Virkler, Inc, Previous- ly he had w orked for Russell Nortz at Lowville and C Ray Harvey of Boonville In 1943 he was inducted into the Army He later received September 1 — a discharge on account of his heal-! Mr Joseph Kraeger, Boonville, ed married Andrew Potocki on, September 5, 1910 at Fort Wayne, | Ind Mrs Potcki came to this coun- try in 1902 and had lived in Glen- field for 45 years She also lived m Baltimore, Ft Wayne and Syr- acuse She was a member of St Hedwig's church, Houseville and of the Rosary society of that ch- urch Survivors are three daughters, Mrs Charles (Martha) Kaczyns 1 a RD 4, Lowville, Mrs Stanley (An- na) Badura, Glenfield, Miss Wan- da Potocki, Syracuse, two sons, Joseph of Rochester and Walter of Lowville, nine grandchildren, one sister, Mrs Anna Kryston, of Poland ' Funeral services will be held to-1 day, Thuisday, September 10 at 9 30 a m at the Virkler Funeral Home, Lowville, and at 10 a m at St Hedwig's church, House- ville, with Rev Victor Balcerak officiating Burial will be m Rur- al Cemetery, Lowville jlraP*^^™^\ I Sv J* ^ Hospital News health is a surgical patient i September % — After his discharge, he was an , Mr and Mrs Royal Casler, Low- ! ville, are the parents of a girl Mr and Mrs Elmer Cobb, Glen- field, are the parents of a son Mr and Mrs Jos Valler, Glen- field are the parents of a girl September 3 — farmer who died at the Lewis Co-1 Mr and Mrs Merwm McDonald, unty General Hospital at 2 40 on Lyons Falls, are the parents of a daughter Mr and Mrs Clifford Zehr, Cop- offieiated at the mass Burial was' enhagen, are the parents of a son made in Rural cemetery j September i — Mr Bush, who made his home 1 Mr and Mrs Mitchell Rozanski, on the state road, north of Low- Lowville, are parents of a girl ville He leaves two sons, Ambrose and Anslem, and a daughter, Mrs Charles (Elsie) Loson, all of Low- ville. A second daughter, Mabel, died in 1918 Eight grandchildren also survive. He was born m Kirschnerville, Februaiy 22, 1870, the son ol Mr and Mrs John J. Bush He married the former Anna Turck in 1897 at ville, is a medical patient St Stephen's church, Crognan Mrs Bush died m 1940 MRS. LOUISE HANNO Mrs Louise Hanno, 85, died on Sunday evening at the home of her son, None Hanno, Elm street The deceased was born May 26, 1868, the daughter ot Joseph and Sophroma Durgan Morrison in l Mr and Mrs Wellington Walse- man, RD r Castorland, are parents of a son September 5 — Mr and Mrs Bernard Rook, RD Lowville, are the parents of a girl Mr and Mrs Everett Miller, of Castoiland are parents of a girl Mrs George Kenealy, RD, Low- September 6 — Mr and Mrs Francis Shechan, ] Copenhagen, are parents of a girl I Mr and Mrs Nelson Roes, RD, Lowville, are parents of a girl Mrs Mary Noftsier, Lowville, is a medical patient September 1 — Mr. and Mis Robert O'Brien, Croghan Hanno m She married 1886 Nicholas He died m July 1934. Mrs Hanno was a member of St Peter's church, Lowville Survivors are five daughters, Mrs Harrison Monnat, Croghan, Mrs Viola Bushey, Mrs Pearl Campany, Mrs Maurice DeLawyer and Mrs Flossie Compo, Low- ville, four sons, None, Floyd, Will- Lowville, are parents of a girl Mrs Walter Jackson New Bre- men, is a surgical patient Mr William Parker, RD, Low- viUe, is a surgical patient Mr Louis Bush, New Bremen, is a surgical patient. Arrangements are complete for the testimonial dinnei m honor of Levi p M Gaylocd, S J Harris, chairman, said this week The din- ner is to be held at Brantmgham Inn, Brantmgham Lake on the evening of September 17 Aceoidmg to Mr Harris it is expected that over 100 guests will De piesent to honor the past engi- neei ana superintendent of Lewis County highways It was learned this week, also, that C (Don) Kmgshury will be the principal speaker of the evening Don is known to many in the North Country ana a personal friend of Mr Gaylord Guests foi this dinner are expected from Albany, Utica, Watertown, Canton and the sur- loundmg teiritones Mr Gayiord was superintendent of Lewis County Highways for ov- er thirty years, and has a vast numbei 01 friends wno wish him well in nis new appointment with the Black Rivei Regulating Dis- trict Board The committee in charge of the dinner are Honorable Fred A. Young, I Raj. Geer, Llewellyn Lmstruth, Harry Drake, Jack Roche, Henr^ Scaab and S J. Har- ris Americans ? LEARNING BY ACCIDENT As if we didn't have enough accidents last Saturday we almost v ere served up several more at the four corners on State street. When the power was turned out because of the accident on North State street, the stop and go sig- nal at the corner of State, Shady and Dayan streets went black and motorists went wild trying to beat their neigh- bors to the turn Both village policemen were on duty at the scene of the wreck of the Army truck so it was some time before a deputy sheriff arrived to restore any sem- blance of order at the intersection. At the same time a wedding party was using more gas than sense and kept driving around the village adding to the confusion. From this incident plans should be made to provide an alarm in the sheriff and village .police's office to show them -when the signal light fails. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of dented fenders. phine Dubard and Mrs Julia Sm- all Funeral services were held on Wednesday at 9 30 at the Virkler Funeral home and from St. Peter's church at 10 with Rt Rev Msgr. ome The East Lowville Home Bureau will meet on Wednesday, Septem- ber 16 at the home of Mrs. Louis Archer at 1 30 p m The Martinsburg Evening Home Bureau unit will meet September 10 at the home of Mrs Gilbert Thisse at Maitmsburg This will be a regular meeting Home Bureau Citizenship Lead- ers will attend a county session next Wednesday, September 16th John . Cotter, officiating Burial at the Presbyterian church house was in St. Peter's cemetery, New' with Mrs Eugene Boshart, county citizenship leader m charge. The day will be planned around the theme \Women's Responsibility in Government.\ The meeting will be held from 10 a m to about 3pm Bremen MRS. MARY POTOCKI Mrs Mary Potocki, 70, Glenfield died at the Lewis County General Hospital on Sunday evening where \been a patient for two weeks. She had been ill for six months. Born in Poland on September 8, 1882, the daughter of Mr. and Hang matching hair ribbon and socks with your little girl's dress m the closet. Attach them to the hanger with a spring clothespin— and save yourself tune in thart; Mrs. John Sienkiewicz, the deceas-' bef ore-school rush G. 0. P. Voie In Close Contest Eugene Patterson, incumbent, supervisor m the town of Grieg received the Republican nomina- tion for a second term at a party caucus held last Thursday m the Grieg Giange hall Patterson was nominated on the second ballot after he and Millard D. Plato, veteran member of the board until his defeat by Democrat Edward Jordan m 1947, were dead- locked at 66 votes each The in- cumbent won on the second ballot, 69-64 It was one of the largest cau- cuses in the history of the town Renommated without opposition m Grieg were William C Satterly, town highway superintendent/ Wendell Plemmons, town clerk, Melville Salmon, and Glen Tucker, justices of the peace and Chaun- cey Emerson, town assessor. Mr Plato was narrowly defeat- ed by Mr Jordan in the 1949 el- ection when he sought his fifth term on the boards Supervisor Patterson was first nominated at a caucus in 1951 overi_-Mr. Plato. TJS;E , 'CLASSIFIED^ TI8TS& ADVER-

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