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DEMOCRATIC IN POLITICS Volume 75. Number 42 AIR BRAKE WILL •PURCHASE SUMMER HOME IN VILLAGE CAPE VINCENT, N. Y., THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 194? Watertown Times: The New York Air Brake company, with large plant in Watertown and main offices in New' York city, is expected to •take over early in the spring, the attractive former E W Goon summer home and sLe at Cape Vincent under option to purchase from the present own- er, Attorney 'G Wesley • Don- aldson, of Watertown. Lowell R Burch, New York •Air Brake company president, was here recently making an in- spection of the property, which will be used by Brake company officials in entertaining presi- dents and other officers and •their families of railroads dur- ing the late spring, summer and autumn months. The cottage, a most attractive one-story frame building of. 8 rooms with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths, screen porches, oil heat- ing system and all modern con- veniences, will be managed by T C Schlauder, proprietor of the Hotel Carleton, it is. under- stood. Thus guests of the New York Air Brake company, stay- ing a week or two at a time and enioyirig the fine black bass fish- ing and boating which the St Lawrence river and Lake On- tario provide, will have their meals and room service taken care of but with all of the pri- vacy and comforts of home. The cottage, built in 1929 by the late E W Coon, millionaire Philadelphia, Pa, cheese manu- facturer and wholesaler, sits about 200 feet back from the water, has a long, sweeping lawn, nicely landscaped and oc- cupies about three-fourths of an acre of land with waterfront, docks, boathouse and garage. It was purchased last summer by Attorney Donaldson from Mrs Coon, Attorney Donaldson having planned to occupy the property himself during the summer months each year. When the New York Air Brake company made him a satisfac- tory offer for it, he decided to give an option, it has been re- ported here. MRS. FRANCES G. REASONER DIES AT •HOME JANUARY 16 Mrs Frances Gilbert Reason- er, 87, widow of Herman Reasoner, and lifelong resident of Rosiere, died at 11 a m, Jan- uary 16, at her farm home fol- lowing an illness of nine months.' She had been a patient at the Mercy • hospital, Watretown, from May 5 until September 6, •and had been in failing health since returning to her home. \ Funeral services were held Monday, Tanuary 20, at 9:30 a m from the home and at 10 in St Vincent dePauTs church at Rosiere, Rev W T Charbon- neau, pastor, officiating. Burial was in the St Lawrence ceme- tery. She was born in Rosiere on March 3, 1859, a daughter of the late Victor and Julia Val- denaire Gilbert, natives of France, who came to the United States in the early 1850's. On Tanuary 30, 1894, she was married to Herman Rea- soner in St Vincent dePaul's church, Rosiere,. .and since her marriage had resided on the farm where she died. She was a member of St Vin- cent dePaul's church and of the St Lawrence Grange. Single Copies Five Cenr» The Port of Missing Men JOHN F. DOCTEUR, 81, DIES IN HOSPITAL i AT WATERTOWN I MALE CITIZENS OF COUNTRY MUST BE REGISTERED AT 18 (\yHU Service),. MR, AND MRS. LAW- RBNOE CONSTANCE ARE WED 64 YEARS Mr and Mrs Lawrence Con- stance, lifelong residents of the Rosiere section, are observing their 64th- wedding anniversary today (Thursday) at their farm home, formerly known as the Warren Settlement farm. They will entertain their chil- dren at .a dinner this evening at the farm home, where they have resided for 58 years. Mr Constance was 89 years old on September 15 and his wife, the former Miss Nellie Dunlay ,was 84 years old on September 20. Mrs Constance was born at Rosiere on September 20, 1862 a. daughter of the late Luke and Margaret Russell Dunlay. Her husband is the son of the late Lawrence and Barbara Smith- ling Constance and was born at Rosiere on September 15, 1857. The couple was married in St Vincent dePaul's church at Rosiere, Tanuary 30, 1883, by Rev lames Sherry, then pastor of-the church. They were at- tended by John F Constance, a brother of the bridegroom, and Mrs Kittie Dunlay Gosier, sis- ter of the bride, both deceased. One of the early pioneers of the Rosiere section was Shep- ard Warren, who purchased a parcel of land from Leray de Chaumont, through his attor- ney Patrick Stewart. This was called the Warren Homestead and the settlement was named' Warren Settlement. On April 22, 1889, Mr and Mrs Constance purchased this farm from the late Albert and Nellie C Fish, administrators, to settle the Warren estate. The Constance family has lived on that farm since that time. The house is known as the second oldest in the vicinity. Mrand Mrs Constance have had four children. They are Ray W Constance, Vincent L Constance and Mrs Ross Edus, all of Rosiere, and a daughter, Loretta, who died during the diphtheria epidemic in 1893 at the age of seven. There are also five grand- children and two great-grand- children. MEETING HELD AT BAY TO ORGANIZE FIRE DEPARTMENT Surviving her are one daugh- ter, Miss Lillian Reasoner, at home; one son, Ernest Reasoner, town of Cape Vincent; one step-son, William H Reasoner, who runs the farm where she lived, and several grandchildren. A public meeting was held in Grange hall. Three Mile Bay, on Thursday evening, January 16, for the purpose of discuss- ing the needs and cost of a volunteer fire department ip that village. During part of the meeting pictures of methods of fire fighting were shown by Ray Aubertine. While the Chaumont volun- teer fire department has always responded to fire calls in Three Mile Bay and vicinity, the need has been felt for some form of equipment to hold fires in check until other aid can arrive. Frank Walrath and Robert Froysell, representing Chau- mont department, spoke at the meeting and pledged their co- operation and donated a chemi- cal machine now owned by the Chaumont group. Earl Tackson has been elected fire chief with Perry Farmer as his assistant. Mr Farmer is a retired fireman of Watertown, and he has offered his services in keeping the equipment in running condition at all times. Marvin Northrop was elected secretary and treasurer and it was voted to solicit donations from property owners in the community and people living there. P. D. Hayes has offered space in his block located on the main street for housing the truck and pumper tank. The village already owns sirens in working condition so that no extra expense will be required there. At the close of the public meeting several of those present made their contributions and since that time about half of the money needed to start with, has already been pledged. REV. C. C. BENTLEY NOW AT ORANGE, N.]. The Rev Dr and Mrs C C Bentley, of \Twin Gables,\ Cape Vincent, have left foi Orange, N. J., where Dr Bent- ley has become acting rector of Grace Episcopal church until May 1. Grace church has had as its rector, the Rt Rev Lane W Barton, DD, who has now as- sumed the office of Bishop or Eastern Oregon. If you do not have cheese for the mouse trap, try cotton. Mice like it for their nests. O Deville Phillips, 87, of Watertown, retired farmer of Cape Vincent, died Saturday evening at the Louth Nursing Home, Watertown, where he had been a patient for about two months. Death was at- tributed to infirmities of old age Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, at 2 at the Northam 6s? Fox Funeral home Watertown, with Rev Dr G H McClung, pastor of the Asbury Methodist church, officiating. Burial was made in the ceme- tery at St Lawrence. Surviving Mr Phillips are a daughter, Mrs Carroll Tryon, a granddaughter, Mrs I Gilbert- Watson, and a great-grand- daughter, Patricia I Watson, all of Watertown. Mr Phillips was born Tuly 15, 1859, in the town of Cape Vincent, a son of the late John L and Tane Dodge Phillips. Dur- ing the early part of his life he lived in the town of Lyme. He also followed the farming oc- cupation in the towns of Lyme, Brownville and Pamelia. In 1881 Mr Phillips married Miss Kate Cornwell, of the town of Cape Vincent at Cape Vincent. She died Tune 17, 1936, in the House of the Good Samaritan. At the time of her death they resided near Perch River. After the death of his wife, Mr Phillips retired and moved to Watertown to reside. Try Eagle Advertising— John Francis Docteur, 81, a lifelong resident of Cape • Vin- cent and a retired farmer, died Tuesday morning of last week in Mercy hospital, Watertown, where he had been a patient since December 20. . Mr Docteur had undergone an operation January 14 at the hospital. Death was due to a cerebral hemorrhage. Prayer services were held at his home on Market street, this village, at 9:30 last Friday morn- ing, followed by a requiem mass at l0 in St Vincent de Paurt church. The celebrant of the mass was Rev Patrick Riley, pastor of the church. The body was placed in the vault at Riverside cemetery to await burial in St Vincent de Paul's cemetery in the spring. Survivors include his wife, Mrs Margaret Hogan Docteur, whom he married at Wolfe Is- land on Tanuary 26, 1912; a son, Mark F Docteur, of Charleston. W Va.; a daughter, Mrs Harold | Reasoner, Cape Vincent; two' ; sisters, Mrs Mary Mussot, of I ' Rosiere, and Miss Helen Doc-! teur,. Cape Vincent, and one j brother, Charles M Docteur, of I Rosiere. | Mr Docteur was born Octo-1 ber 3, 1865, in the town of Cape Vincent, near Rosiere, the son of the late Charles A and Elizabeth Constance Docteur. He was a farmer most -of his life until retirement several years ago. For a number of years he conducted a farm ma- chinery business here and at one time had served as justice of the peace of the town of Cape Vin cent. He was a member of St Vin cent dePaul's church here and also a member of Cape Vincent Grange, No. 599. NATIVE OF CAPE VINCENT DIES SAT- URDAY IN CITY Albany, Tan. 23—All male citizens are still required to register with Selective Service as soon as they reach their 18th birthday, Brigadier General A T Brown, State Director of Se- lective Service, declared today. Some young men, it is be- lieved, are simply forgetting to register. Others have opinion they are no longer required to register. This belief has been encouraged by the postpone- ment of inductions for several weeks. Also required to register are male aliens, residing in this country, who are between the ages of 18 and 65. Certain persons are exempt from regis- tration as long as they are in a certain status such as mem- bers o{ the armed iorces and consular and diplomatic repre- sentatives of other countries. \The act of registration is veiy' simple,\ Gen. Brown ex- plained. \The registrant need not even register at the office ot the Local Board that will have jurisdiction over him. He can register at any Local Board office and bis registration card will be forwarded to his board. If he lives at ? considerable distance from any Local Boaru, it is suggested that the regis- trant \contact the beard and in- quire if there is a registrar lo- cated near his home or place of business.\ Registration will also _ permit the Local Board to issue a classification card to the. regis- trant. The carrying of this card is required by law and in- ability to produce the card may prove embarrassing. \Registration is the act of a free citizen,\ the Director em- phasised. \It indicates his obedience to the laws of our country. The registration lists include those on whom. Am- erica can count in case of need. Possibly, a registrant may never have the privilege of defending his country with arms but his registration indicates his will; ingriess to serve if called upon.'' S.S. KINGSTON MAY BE BUILT IN SPRING Kingston, Ont., Tan. 23—The construction of the S.S. Kings- ton for. the Canada Steamship Lines may begin here this spring, if long-ordered steel be- comes available, it has been an- nounced by T G Bishop, man-' ager of the Canadian Shipbuild- ing and Engineering company. It had originally been planned to start construction last fall. Now it is hoped tha the keel may be laid early this spring, though steel shipments are still problematical. Designs have gained final ap- proval for the ship, which it is hoped will become the flagship of the C.S.L. If begun this year, it would be ready for its maiden voyage in 1948. The Kingston will be built along the lines of the S.S. Tadousac but will offer a great- er number of luxury cabins. Overall length will be 368 feet, with an extreme breadth of 68 feet. The ship will displace nearly 4,500 tons and, with a passenger capacity-of about 500, will cruise at 21 miles per hour. Each stateroom will be equip- ped with showers and toilets. Many deluxe suites will include baths. The horsepower of the oil-burning, steam driven ship will be 7,500.

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