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

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Unbowed Gridders of LFA... HKKJL, THiA Alls]—The hcmcs uf the uiiucfe^leu Luwvilie and Central School 1953 football team. Planked by the coaching staff, on the left Jack Brennen, and on the far right Clarence Parry, assist- ant mentor. Co-Captains Jackie Ward and Fritz Parker are seated in the front holding the pigskin. Find your favorite players in the squad, they all did their part to rack up this fine season's record. Photo by Scliantz. DF \\J£ \WANT to work lip an appetite for your Thanksgiving dinner, you sure have opportunity around the county. On the night before, you can start dancing at the annual Firemen's Ball and then go over to Petries Corners Grange' where you can trip the light fantastic until 4 ayem. CHARLIE PETRIE almost spent a hungry night Wednesday when he told his spouse not to cook;supper because they are go- ing to the Masons Harvest Supper. The event is tonight, Thursday. DXB YOU REALIZE that you live in a 32 million dollar county? That's the true assessed valuation of our little Lewis. That's not even taking into consideration the good living, fine people, the rich history—or this wonderful wea- ther. ON THE OXHER HAND —The Empire State Bldg. sold for $50 million! How small can we get — LOOKING OUT THE OFFICE WINDOW . . . another beautiful spring-like day we're sure to get hit over our complacent heads with a blizzard one of these days just to pay us back far this warmth . Abe Strife ambles down the thoroughfare . . Prof. Davis chats with Jack Wolfe on the patio in front of the office . Spike Donahoe, still looking for his buck this year, waves a \good morning\ as he heads down- town . . . Larry Byrnes, Copen- hagen hoop mentor, basks in the sun walking back to the court- house . . . (the Copenhagen team will tangle with the Mexico Lum- bermen Saturday night at Copen- hagen. Should be a good game) . . .sometime later, as the movies say, . . . youngsters rassle <>n their way back to t school from religious training j^eriod . . . Mike (Continued on Page Four) To Fete Football Team on Dec. 1 The 1053 Lowville Academy football team will be honored at i banquet sponsored by the Low- ville Kiwanis club and assisted by a group of fans ( headed by Judge Fred A Young The dinner is scheduled for December 1, at the j Masonic Temple, with the ladies •of the Eastern Star putting on the feed The speaker, being arranged for by Judge Young, _ will be an- nounced next weak wh&n. negotia- tions will be completed. The team, coaches and parents will be invited by the Kiwanis club in an effort to recognize the team's record of an undefeated season this year the second, com- piled by Coach Jack Brennen in four years The event will be a regular Kiwanis meeting and then the meeting will be turned over to the banquet committee for the program honoring the team and coaches. Scout John Chapin Wins Fisher Award Tuesday night of last week at the annual Scouters Dinner of Jefferson-Lewis counties, held at the Hotel Woodruff, Watertown, John Chapin, Life Scout of Troop 68, Lowville, son of Dr. and Mrs. Harry Chapin, received the C. Ingalls Fisher Memorial Award for excellence m woodsmanship The award is given annually to the Lewis county boy who most nearly exemplifies the qualities of C. Ingalls Fisher, who died in the late war, by his father, Clarence Fisher, of Lyons Falls, noted for- ester The citation takes into ac- csunt woodsmanship which in- cludes camping, cooking, life sav- ing; conservation, which includes forestry, wildlife management; marksmanship and citizenship and his worth to the community. Chapin showed a high quality of ability in each of these catagories. The award constitutes a statuette of a Scout and a $10 cash prize. DRIVE CAJREFUtAY The person you hit might be a subscriber andiif he died We would have a 'hard -time getting- a''for- warding address., \Serving Lewis! I^iwvilie Leader and tyons-Leyden Ledger Vol. 41—3c Per Copy. LOWVILLE, LEWIS COUNTY, NEW YORK, Thursday, Nov. 19, 1953. No. 47 F&AM TO MEET The regular stated communica- tion of Lowville Lodge 134, F&AM will be held in Masonic Temple Friday evening, Nov 20, at 7-30 Service pins will be awarded to all 35-, 40. and 45-year members Entertainment will include musi- cal numbers and refreshments Heroism This Summer Earns Honorary Commission— Jack Singer Wins National AF Honor Sgt. Peter Shumway, 22 ? Killed In Auto Accident In Kentucky Tuesday Sgt Peter Shumway, 22, son of taken to the family home at Otter Mi, 1 and Mrs Conrad Shumway, Otter Creek, was injured fatally m an automobile accident m Louisville, Ky, Tuesday, Nov 17 He .Jater died at 'the Louisville General hospital of injuries that he sustained m the accident. He was the son of Conrad and Ettah Cobb Shumway. He was born in Lowville, Aug 20, 1931 Before entering the service he at- tended General Martin Central school, Glenfield. Sgt Shumway enlisted m the army Feb 6, 1951, and]since that time he had spent one year of active duty with the Creek where funeral services will be held Friday at 1-30 p.m from the 1 family home and at 2 m the Otter Creek church. Rev Martin Week will officiate. Burial will be in Beeches Bridge cemetery Two Take Grid Contest Cash Tough ones last week Two winners and two runners-up Gil- bert Jones and Loren Walaron 7th Regiment, 3rd Infantry Divi-1 collect the cash for P Jckln S seven out of nine winners and Mylan sion, as a platoon leader in Ko- rea After returning from Korea he had been stationed for the past year with the 2308th Army Special Services, 2nd Armj Mili- tary District at Louisville, Ky. His enlistment would have been over with this coming February Besides his parents the sur- vivors are one brother, Conrad Jr, Glenfield, and two sisters, Florence, head nurse at the Lewis County General hospital, and Mrs. Edward (Martha) Wegenaar, of Glen Oaks, L. I. Also two nieces and nephews The body arrived in Utica Thursday at 1:40 and was met by the Virkler ambulance and later Stoffle and Jack Doney win the subscriptions. To Publish One Day Earlier Next week, because it con- tains Thanksgiving, the Leader and its shopping sec- tion, the Advertiser, -will be published a day earlier than usual. Advertisers are asked to submit their copy before Monday noon, while the news deadline , is Tuesday noon. Jackie Singer, named last Sep- tember as Commander of the Rome Air Force Base for Kiwanis Kids Day, has won the national nomination of Commander of the Air Force and will be flown to\ Washington, D. C, to take his honorary post The naming of Jackie Singer was announced on Tuesday night at the Kiwanis Ladies Night by Dr Esposito, president of the Rome Kiwanis club who had been informed of the honor coming to the Lowville boy by General Doubleday of the Rome Air Force Base Jackie will leave by plane Sun- day, Nov 22, and will meet other winners of the honorary commis- sion upon his arrival in Washing- ton They will stay at Boiling Air Force Base while there. Their tour of duty will be on Monday and Tuesday when they will see Washington, meet Air Force brass and return home Wednesday. In a program for the national Kiwanis Kids Day, Jackie, son of Mr. and Mrs Jos W. Singer, was named as the Lowville candidate for the Rome contest because of his heroic actions last summer when he saved,the life a young girl while swimming at Chases Lake. Because of Singer's deed, he recovered the girl from the water and applied artificial respi- ration, the girl is alive today. Jackie was chosen as the Com- mander of the Rome base for the day and his winning put him into competition with 16 other boys all over the nation for the national title. SUPERVISORS HOLD BUDGET INCREASE TO $4,586.84 The Board of Supervisors public hearing Tuesday lacked only'one thing—some public. &' No one showed tip Tuesday^at the special meeting of the Bdard ofi Supervisors for the hearing on the .tentative budget for 1954, so the BQgrd members approved the $1,630,474.88 budget with no changes' and a minimum. 1 of dis- cussion. The budget calls' for a tax levy of $569-254.88. The .budget is- an increase of $4,586.84 over last year. In the morning session, after the equalization table had been heard, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion that cleared the way for a study to be made of the (Continued on Page Four) t

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