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HOME NEWSPAPER OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHOLD AND TMB NORTH PORK—LONG ISLAND'S RICHEST AGRICULTURAL SECTION Central Offic* and PlMt, SMthoM, L. I. Bnteiwl at Post Office In Southold. N. Y., M Second Olua Matter. TROTH WTTHOCT i^CAll Subscription, $2.00 per annum Single copies, 5 cents 69th Year No. 9 SOUTHOLD, N. Y., T H U R ® S Y , NOVEMBER 2, 1939 5 Cents Svpervisors Ask Board Of Health To Drop Past|uri^ Rule lice of PostpoflKiat Not Satisfactory resolution asking that the County t^ A of Health permanently drop Its proposal for requiring milk to be pas- teurized In Suffolk County was unan- imously passed by the Board, ol Super- visors at their meeting at Rlverhead on Monday. The motion was offered by Supervisor JoTin N. Brennan of Smith- town and voted upon after intense dis- cussion. The question came up after Benja- min D. Blackman read a letter from Dr. William H. Ross, president of the Board of Health, which said that the Board had decided to \postpone the pasteurization ondinanoe until July 1, 1940, and also exempt certified milk In order to provide raw milk of rela- tively high degree for those who desire it.\ Chairman Warren F. Oreenhalgh ex- pressed the opinion that the Board of Health would likely meet the demand for dropping the ordinance after the six-month delay if pubUc sentiment demanded such action. Other members of the Board, however, felt that the order should be rescinded at once. Supervisor Frederic J. Wood of Baby- lon said his town was not aatlsfled with the set-up and offered a rewdutkm that the County Board of Health be dis- olved. There was no second to the mo- tion. Arthur T. Davjs, county health com- missioner, explained that the resolution of the County Board of Health set aside the milk problem for six months and that milk could be sold as usual dur- ing that period. He sai4 he believed that the time would be further ex- tended for enforcement of the law if the public demanded it. At this point Supervisor Brennan offered a motion, seconded by Supervi- sor Edgar A. Sharp of Broc^aven stating that \the sentiment of the pres- ent Board of Supervisors is that pas- teurlBation of milk in Suffolk County be disregarded in Its entirety by the County Board of Health.\ The mo- tion passed by 10 to 0 vote. Judge Hill Addreatet Legionnaires At Southampton County Judge U Barron Hill was the principal speaker at the Joint in- stallation of officers of six American Legion Posts held at Southampton on Saturday night. Himself a Legion- naire, Judge Hill addressed the large audience of the insidious activities of such un-American organizations as the Oerman-Amerlcan Bund and the Com- munist group, sworn enemies of the American Legion. He spoke greatly in favor of a more stringent policy by the authorities In Washington, to the end that deportation be the punishment of every agitator seeking to destroy the Amerlcah government and AmolCan social and economic customs. Other members of the Orlswold- Terry-Olover Post who were present at the Southampton meeting were George J. Swezey Charles W. Turner, John Hubln, Walter McAslan and Harold Lance. \Dizzy Baton\ To-Morrow Night at Southold High School The \Dizzy Baton,\ an amusing and entertaining comic operetta, will be the main feature of a musical program to be presented by the students of South- old High School under the direction of Harold Niver in the High School Auditorium on Friday evening of this week at 8 o'clock. A chorus of 65 voices will be heard and there will be selections by ten solo- ists. Incidental music will be furnished by the High School Band. Selections by the Tonette Band Is one of the high spots of the evening's program. Tickets are 35 cents and the proceeds will be for. the benefit of the senior class. The program is as follows: Selections High School Band Vocal Solo Mary Polywoda Selections Tonette Band \The Three Trees\ . High School Band (Arthur Dlckerson, Narrator) Overture \Ambition\ High School Band \The Dizzy Baton\... Comic Operetta Selection High School Band Cast of Characters for \Dizzy Baton\ are as follows: Prof. Sporsando — great conductor, Gilbert Horton; Herr Ollssando—great accompanist, Charles Orattan; Donna — Secretary of Mr. Jolly's Singing School, Marian Smith; Elise—a mem- ber of chorus, MMan Dlckerson; Mr. Rich — Self-made business man. Her' bert Wells; Susanne — his daughter, Margaret Lelcht; Jake — a guard, Ar- thur Dlckerson; Two guards — Bill Sterling, Joe Booth; Accompanist Mary Vail; Chorus — Members of Mr. Jcdly's Singing School, High School Glee Club. Scene: Rehearsal of Singing School. Professional Engineers to Hold Joint Meeting The Seventh Annual Joint Dinner and Meeting of the Nassau and Suf- folk County Chapters of the New TTork State Society of Professional Engin- eers will be held this year at the Beth- page State Park Club House and Res- taurant, near Farmlngdale, on Thurs- day, November 9, at 7:30 p. m. A Steak Dinner will tie served. Among the speakers for the evening will be the newly elected President of the State Society .Ebglxieer Frederick H. Zurmuhlen, J[udge Leon D. Howell, Surrogate of Nassau County, Dr. Bur- dye MacLean, Deputy Health Commis- sioner of Suffolk County, and other outstanding representatives of the le- gal, medical and architectural profes- sions. A special Invitation has been extend- ed to the members of District No. 10 of the New York State A£soclatlon of Highway Engineers u well as all other engineers and surveyors In Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Governor Aiken of Veni|Mt Sfkdi($ At County-Wide Republican RtUy Pleads For Sincere Appeal To Agricultiire Aai Labor Greenport Junior Choristers to Give Second Concert at Southold On Sunday afternoon, Novemiier 5th, at four o'clock In the Paradise Woods Studio, the Junior Choristers of the Greenport Methodist Church will be heard for the second time within a month at Southold. Because of the stage accommodations, their director will be able to add two-score more singers comprising boy choristers and adult choir members. An invitation is extended by Mrs. Charles Byron and Mr. Lester Little to all music lovera' to attend. At first, the Choristers planned to pr^ent a program entirely different from the one they gave In the South- old M. E. Church two weeics ago, but reguests for the repetition of several numbers will be included. In addition, Sidney Homer's poignant song, \The Sheep and the Lambs,\ Sara Teasdale's poem \Twill^t Gena Branscombe's dedication to her mother, \Heartsease a setting of \Londonderry Air\ with words contemporary, another spiritual \Were You There\ and Varley Roberts' \Peace I Give Unto You\ by adult choir, will be presented Mr. Robert Taylor of Southold, will sing and has chosen tat his solos \Good-bye Summer\ by Tostl, \The Beatitudes\ i^nd \Serenade\ £n>m the Student Prince. Professor Benjamin Rackett, formerly of New York and now, whenever possible, soloist with the Greenport Methodist Choir, will also render a solo. Mrs. Esther Sloatman will sing by request \The Lord's Pray- er\ and the Junior National Collect will be read by the Rev. David Sloat- man. Ruth L. Hubbard will be at the con- sole and at Mrs. Byron's and Mr. Lit- tle's request, play the original Studio Signature \Twilight\ and \Finlandla\ by Sibelius, the chorale of which will be sung by the group. Joint installation of Legion Auxiliary Officers Held at Greenport Newly elected officers of the women's auxiliary of the Grlswold-Terry-Glov- er Post, American Legion, together with officers of the auxiliaries at Mattituck, Greenport and Shelter Island, were In- stalled at ceremonies held Thursday night In the Parish House of the Meth- odist Church, Greenport. Mrs. Doris Hubb, County Chairman of Islip, was the installing officer and congratulated the auxiliaries on the large representa- tion present. Speakers at the cere- monies Included Mrs. Vincent Browne of Mattituck ad Mrs. Belle Oxholm of Sayvllle. Following the installation re- freslunents were served. The new pfflcers of the Southold Auxiliary are: President, Mrs. Carl E. Vail; Vice-Presid^nts, Mrs. George W. Smith and Mrs. Earl P. Hagerman; Secretary, Mrs. Wilbur S. Petty; Treas- urer, Mirs. John Courtenay; Chaplain, Mrs. Walter Adams. The newly installed officers of the Raymond Cleaves Auxiliary, Mattituck. are: President, Mrs. Raymond Tuthlll; Vice-Presidents, Mrs. Clark Tuthlll and Mrs. Ralph Tuthlll; Secretary, Mrs. LeRoy S. Reeve; Treasurer, Mrs. Gll- beirt Horton; Historian, 'Mrs. Curtis Horton; Sergeant-at-arms, Mrs. Clara Benjamin; Chaplain, Miss Carrie Mapes. Officers of the Burton Potter Auxil- iary, Greenport, are: President. Mts. Margaret Lowenthal; Vice-Presidents, Mrs. Alice Seaman and Mrs. Olga Schafer; Secretary, Mrs Florence Baker; Treasurer, Mrs. Rose Quinn; Chaplain, Mrs. Rosalene Chapman; Sergeant-at-arms, Mrs. Marjorie Gaff- ga; Historian, Mrs. Carrie Gagen. Introduced as possibly the first gov- ernor to honor Suffolk County with a personal appearance. Governor George D. Aiken of Vermont, speaking before a large assemblage at the Suffolk Coun- ty Republican Club at Great River, last Saturday afternoon charged the na- tional administration in Wadilngton with hiding its failures behind a smoke screen created by the war in Europe. He saw the war as \blacking out the failures\ and using It as an excuse to redouble efforts aimed at acquiring control over the country's entire re- sources. It was the governor's first visit ta Suffolk County. The rally had, been ar- ranged by the organization wl)lch ten- dered the Governor a luncheon-recep- tlon at which a great many county and town officials were present. Surrogate Richard W. Hawkins and County Clerk Frank Markvart gave the Introductory remarks, the latter Introducing W. Kingsland Macy who presided at the rally and presented Governor Aiken. The Governor was accompanied by T. C. Dale, his State Commissioner of Public Welfare. Excerpts from his ad- dress follow: Partisanship Often Blind \In spite of the requests from Wash- ington that the citizens of the United States ^ p partisanship during the present period which has been some- what vaguely defined as a limited na- tional emergency, I don't have any feeling of being disloyal to my country in speaking to a partisan political group today. \Partisanship is often blind, imrea- soning or fanatical and conceals ulteri- or motives. In this respect it ought to be drop^d not only during periods of emergency, limited or otherwise, but for all time as much as It lies within the power of ordinary mortals to do so. But if dropping partisanship means that we should not question the motives of our government an4 should align ourselves solidly behind those who diu*- ing the recent years have been any- thing but non-partisan in word and deed, who have failed in almost every way to bring to the people of theUnlted States that progress most earnestly de- sired and that improvement in welfare for which we all yearn, then I say that now of all times men and women of our country must be partisan and, guard the right to freely express themselves as they have never done before. \I don't know what Washington would do without this war. The ad- ministration down there has in recent months been thwarted at almost every turn In Its attempts to subserve the Ju- dicial and legislative branches of gov- ernment and to appropriate the re- sources belonging to the people and the states. It seemed headed to cer- tain defeat. Merciful Smoke Screen \Then along came the war in Europe, mercifully spreading a smoke screen over the failures and unsolved prob- lems of recent years. Washington adds fuel to the smoke pots. Daily scare heads emanate from the Wihite House. \Mention the all time high national debt — and submarines are sighted off Cape Cod. Call attention to the ten million unemployed of the nation — and the Germans threaten to annex Canada. Speak a word about the fail- ure to restore parity prices for farm products — and western civilization Is threatened with extinction. Notice the fact that federal commissions hall American business Into court and act as judge, jury and prosecutor — and the size of our army must be doubled at once. \Yes I think this war IS a Ood-itiid to that pMttaal group ivho now con- trol the government ct the United States. There Is no «lMMton iMt what fliis con- MMkout of its upm us Regular Supper at Methodist Church November 9th The Ladies' Aid Society of the Meth- odist Church will serve a supper in the Church parlors on Thursday, Novem- ber 9th at 6 p. m. Mrs. Teunls Bergen Is chairman of the committee In charge of arrangements. The menu will be as follows: Roast fresh ham and gravy, mashed potatoes, apple sauce baked beans, home made bread, pickles, gin- ger bread and whip cream. Vote Early the tsttanoes ol trol are cnbanoed of Its falinres and the aims by the situation today. \We have kiiaira-4* a ,k>ng time that that group In and • t a u t Hie White House who wouM cratMliae oontnd over all resources — asricultaral — in- dustrial — natural and hunwui—could always fall back upon the threat of war if all other means fafled to attain their ends. I grant that they would prefer to attain this control wlthfut involving us in a foreign war. Regiment M w t r y \But if war comes, fedeml plaqs have been formulated for the cono^eM rsg- imentation of American Induttry. I am frank to s»y I ddbt believe these plans have beei^ diMaTdetV If they had been, the book •fibld be cir- culating freely Instead of vysteriously disappearing. I don't belle* that hu- man nature i n WaiMi^n has changed in the last six mbpUu. And no one in this country seriously believes that the power thus delegated to our present federal government in time of war, would ever be wholly or wUlingly returned to the people at the end of the war. \At the present time we have only two major parties in America, the Democratic and the RepubUcan. The Democratic Party is controlled by a small group whose itch for political power leaves them unresponsive to the loyal voters of a nation and of their own party as well. The RepubUcan Party machinery Is still largely in con- trol of those whose itch for financial power has thrown the voters, in des- peration into the hands of the New Deal. Two-thirds of the people of America today are men and women without a party to wtoik they can give their whole hearted aita^MM ^Dd iinp- port. Retain DenMCratIc Principles \Government is merely a political party in power. The people of the United States are paying for a p«^ti- cal party that will truly represent them and their desires, so that through this party they may attain a government which will retain the basic principles of our democracy and apply them to pres- ent day needs. \They don't want to discard the So- cial Security Laws, the Labor Relations Law, the Wage-Hour Law, but they want these laws to be made to work properly and fairly. Some party has the opportunity to represent this majority of the people. I hope It wUl be the Re- publican. \Without the support of labor and acricultnre, however, the Republican Party cannot win. To secure and hold the support of agriculture and labor. It must make these groups feel that It Is their political home and not simply a rich man's mansion to which they may flee occasionally in times of storm. Sincere Appeal \I feel that the time Is here when our party can make this appeal, but It must be made In a sincere manner. We must not appeal to labor and agricul- tural groups and Invite them Into our party for the simple purpose of using them and their votes. A group repre- senting farm and labor Is as much en- titled to a voice and vote In determin- ing the policies of the party as In any (Continued on Page 8) The 165 Polling Places in Suffolk County will be open from 6 A.M. to P.M.. Tuesday, November 7th, 1939. A qualified citlwn and voter is entitled to cast his vote any time between the hours mentioned. However, in view of the addltlmial regulrement this year namely, the necessity of each voter either signing the rei^ster or executing an Identification statement before he will be permitted to cast his ballot, the Board of Elections urges the citlBens of Suffolk County to vote as early as possible. If the voters will co-op^te in this matter the Board will be grate- fuTto them, as it will facilitate the work of the local Boards of Inspectors and minimize the danger of error and confusion at the close of the Polls. R. Ford Hughes R. H. Hairston Commissioners, Suffolk County Board of Elections To Inaugurate Community Night at Southold High School Monday Monday night, November 6th will be Community Night at the Southold High School gymnasium. A communi- ty basketball league will be formed with four teams composed of squads from seven to eight men. There will be volley ball, hand ball, medicine ball and other games for those who feel that they cannot stand the vigorous exercise that basketball entails. All men and boys who are no long- er In school are Invited to take part In the activities. Henry Williams of the High School faculty will have charge and Is working out a program which will be of Interest to everyone partic- ipating. Principal L. A. Blodgett and the members of the Boaixl of Education have given their whole hearted approv- al of the idea and if it Is supported by the townspeople it will become a reg- ular Monday night event at the High School. Games will start at 7:30 sharp and in order to get the activities underway in an orderly fashion, Mr. Williams re- quests that everyone be punctual. No regular games will be played for the first two weeks but teams will be form- ed and the squads will get in some needed practice. SOCIAL CALENDAR | Friday, November 3rd, at 8:00 P. M. White Elephant Sale at Community Hall under the auspices of the Ways and Means Committee of the Southold Tree Fund. We^esday, November 8th, at 8:00 P. M. White Elephant Auction Sale at Community Hall under the auspices of the Ways and Means Committee of the Southold Tree Fimd. Thursday, Novemt)er 9th at 6 P. M. Regular M. E. Church Supper. Friday, November 10th. A lecture by Major Anthony Flala at the Southold High School Auditorium und(er the alls- pices of Custer Institute. Thursday, November 16th at 1:30 P. M. Dessert Bridge and Food Sale by the Presbyterian Guild in the Parish House Tuesday, December 5 (Afternoon and Evening). Annual Christmas Sale be- ginning at 2 o'clock; turiiey supper at 6 o'clock by the Ladies' Society of the Unlversallst Church. Mrs. Carl Vail, Chairman of Committee. Friday, December 8. Sale of Christ- mas articles and flood Sale by UuUes' Aid Society of the Presbyterian Church in the Parish House. Southold-PeconicAuxiliary Plays Important Role in Up Keep of E. L. I. Hospital The^araiual drive for funds for the Southold-Piecbiiic Auxiliary of the ^Mtern Long Island Hospital has Just been completed, and the results are really splendid. Owing to the collec- tion for the building fund last year, when everyone responded so generous- ly, no appeal by the local auxiliary was made, so it was much needed this year . And as always the people were ready and $518.00 was collected, which speaks well ind,eed for the genuine In- terest of our community in the hospi- tal. Those who saw the new wing, at the time of the public inspection in early September, know that it is a wonder- ful addition to the hospital. It supplies much needed private and semi-private rooms, is pleasant, modem and con- venient. In early summer representa- tives of the various auxiliaries were asked to Inspect It before Its comjde- tlon and select their new rooms. South- old-Pe<!onlc Auxiliary has for many ye^rs supported the largest room in the old building outside the wards — a three-bed room sometimes in emer- gency use^ for four beds. It seemed a pity to go backward, and do less, so the committee unanimously voted to take over two adjoining two-bed rooms in the new wing. They are among the choicest, one on the southwest comer ai ^ the adjoining room on the south, both with a fine view of the bay and inlet, plenty of sunlight, large windows and a lavatory between. These rooms have complete n«w furniture, as the old was bought by the hospital and retained in the old room, where it £ts. The furnishings were complete except- ing for two over-bed tables, adjustable for trays, reading, or any such use. During this drive, Mrs. Robert M. Searle of Paradise Point, very graci- ously gave as her donation, these two tables, at a cost of fifty-eight dollars. The upkeep of the rooms is not great, once they are furnished. There are ixjcasional bills for linen, painting of the walls, and such items, which are covered by about fifty'dollars a year. Besides this, each community has a quota, varying according to the size of the community, which Is called for any year when the hospital needs It toward Its running expenses and up- keep. Our quota Is five hundred dol- lars. In recent years, when times have been hard and peoples needs greater, there have been more calls. No hospital Is self-supporting, an^ In cities and towns everywhere the public are asked to help In the good and very necessary work. Equipment has to be modem to be efficient and there is a great deal of equipment in any well run hospital. Once more the committee of women who canvassed our two villages for the funds, expressed their pleasure and gratification at the ready and gener- ous response with which they met. And the community must feel pleased with the results of the drive. If anyone was away from home, or for any reas- on missed and wishes to ad|d to the fund, the money may be sent to Mrs. Louis N. Sanford, Southold, the treas- urer. We have but one drive a year for these funds. Loralne B. Cosden (Mrs. Alfred H. Cosden) » Commander Brennan Installs Officers of Southold Town Legion Posts The Joint Installation of the three Legion Posts of Mattituck, Southold and Greenport was held last Friday evening in the parish house of Trinity Episcopal Church in Greenport, the occasion being a meeting to which the public had been Invited. Coimty Commander Edward Brennan and his Staff Installed the newly elected offi- cers of the three posts in a most grac- ious manner and felicitated the officers on their elections. At the end of the ceremony. Past State Vice-Commander Vincent Browne of Mattituck, who ha.s recently been appointed State Mem- bership CSiairman 6poke on the work which has been done by the American Legion In making good citizens out of those who have migrated here from foreign lands. At the olose of the meet- ing, the audience were served at the Legion Rooms with a bountiful assort- ment of refreshments. Board of Supervisors Authorizes $1,000,000 Bond Issue LargMt Issue to Cover Home Relief ExpendHures Itefunding bonds exceeding $1,000,000 were authorised by the boant of su- pervisors at Rlverhead Monday, to fi- nance permanently welfare relief ex- penditures, bridge and hi^w*y Im- provements and waterwim and Jetty projects'for which oertillcates of In- debtedness had been issued. The board also authorized the is- suance of $700,000 in certificates of indebtedness to pay current expenses until the tax warrant Is signed. Largest of the bond issues is one for $528,000 to pay for home relief expenditures of the past year. This Is the last year In which this will be a county charge-back as the towns took World Famous Enlorer And Lecturer to Speak At S.H.S. Auditorium Major Fiala Accepts Custer Institute's Invitation To Visit Here over the control of relief on Nov. 1. The issue will be for 10-years. Another Issue of 15-year bonds amounting to $202,000 will pay for bridge Improvements as follows: $26,- 000 for hurricane repairs; $140,000 as the county's share of the Quogue bay bridge, and $14,960 as the county's share of the West Bay bridge at Westhampton (hurricane rehabUlta- tlon work); $19,000 for Gardiner's creek bridfee at Shelter Island and $1,340 Incidental expenses. The $131,000 bond issue for high- way improvements includes $75,000 for acquisition of rights-of-way on the Heckscher State Parkway spur, the Southern State parkway, and Coram- Patchogue State highway; $50,000 for securing rights-of-way on the Babylon- MayWood highway; and $5,000 for the Portion-Horseblock road. TTils will be a 20-year Issue. Under Improvements of county prop- erty and buildings there is a $24,000 bond issue for storm repair to buildings at Yaphank. The waterways and Jetty bond is- sue .for $176,000 Includes $35,000 for acquisition of rights-of-ways for the Lonlt Island Intracoast^ Waterway project; $135,000 for constructing the Fire\ Island Jetty and bulkheadlng alont Quogue^ and Quantuck canals, •antf $15,000 for clearing the channel for the Intra-coastal waterway. Suffolk Librarians To Organize County Association Librarians from all of the Suffolk County public libraries will meet at the Rlverhead Free Library, Roanoke Avenue Rlverhead, on Thursday, No- vember 9th, 1939, at 1:30 P. M. to form a Suffolk County Library Association. Miss Edith H. John, president of the Nassau Coimty Library Association, Mrs. Julia Graner, library supervisor from the Long Island district of the National Youth Administration, and Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly, of Valley Stream, will speak and assist In the organiza- tion of this new library association. The object of this association will be to discuss the possibility of extending library service • throughout Suffolk County, especially in the rural areas. Two definite propositions will come be- fore the meeting r the establishment of a Union Catalogue of non-fiction books to be housed In a centrally lo- cated library, and. organization of a book truck service for rural areas. Among the librarians who have been Inlted .-to attend are: Mrs. Ernest W. Morrell of Cutchogue Free Library, Miss Ruth Hltclunan of Greenport, Mrs. Catherine K. Phillips of Matti- tuck, Miss Katherlne Moore of Rlv- erhead, Mrs. C. J. Young of the Roan- oke Public Library, Rlverhead, Mrs. Ve- ra B. Burns of Shelter Island, and Mrs. Elsie C. Hilliard of Southold. Southold Auction Block Prices The following is the record of Cauli- fiower sales at the Southold Auction Block during the last week: Pkgs. High Ave. Oct. 26 7621 .60 .49'^ Oct. 27 8940 .62^ .39% Oct. 28 6824 .60 .51% Oct. 30 9353 .60 .51 Oct. 31 5876 - .70 .63% Nov. 1 6753 .65 .53 X Allan McCaffery, 26 of Cutchogue was severely injured when the car he was driving was struck by a west bound train at the Wlckham Avenue crossing, Mattituck, Sunday afternoon. He was taken to the Eastern Long Island Hos- pital In the ambulance, where It is said his condition Is serious. He was the sole occupant of the car when the accident happened. X \Better than ever\ was declared this year's Hallowe'en Party, an annual af- fair put on by the Methodist Brother- hood last Friday evening. The Church basement was filled almost to over- flowing by the youngsters and oldsters representative of all denominations who had gathered in weird array for a night of frolic. The lively program of games and contests was In charge of Charies VanDuaer and Karold Tuthlll. Tickets are now on sale at various places about Southold Town for the first in the series of programs which Custer Institute is to offer during the current season for the education and interest of the people of our Town. With the hope of making theee pro- grams a reol contribution, the Institute is securing speakers of standing in their profession to visit Southold dur- ing the season; and the first of these programs will be the lecture toy Major Anthony Flala, F. R. G. S., on Friday, November 10th. Major Flala, whose accomplishments in polar exploration have won him worid-wlde fame, as well as fellowship in the Royal Geographical Society, has achieved for himself as brilliant a ca- reer on the lecture platform as he won in actual exploration. He accompanied the first Zlegler ex- pedition as scientific assistant and pho- tographer; and so outstanding was his work on that expedition that Mr. Zleg- ler placed him in command of the sec- ond expedition. Major Flala's subject here will be: \The Conquest of the North Pole.\ It recounts the long and involved prepar- ations that such expeditions require; the landing of men and supplies at their base; and the incredibly difficult progress of men and dogs toward their goal. As to Major Flala's abUlty to pre- sent these gripping adventures to his audience, a wealth of press notices from every portion of the country con- cerning his appearances beais eloquent testimony. Dr. s. Parkes Cadman said of him: \He has an unrivalled experi- ence in the Arctic regions, and a vital message for. the American people. I take pleasure in commending him to all. He is imdoubtedly one of the larg- est attracti<Mis among the present gen- eration of lecturers.\ Major Flala's ex- periences ' Include, besides his Ptrfar work, the famous expedition to the \River of Doubt\ with the late Theo- dore Roosevelt. The lecture will be generously illus- trated with the finest selection of Arc- tic and Polar pictures, many in vivid color, that have ever been thrown up- on the American screen. Place this attraction on your \must\ list and seciu-e your tickets early. Tic- kets may be secured from members of Custer Institute, from pupils In the several schools of the Town, and at the following places; Barker's Drug Store, Mattituck; Kollmer's Drug Store, Cut- chogue; Kramer's Drug. Store, South- old; and Amott's Drug'Store, Green- port. The capacity of the Auditorium Is limited, and when sufficient tickets have been sold to fill the hall, tickets still outstanding will have to be re- called. Note the time and place: Friday, No- vember 10th, at 8 P. M., at the South- old High School Auditorium. Admission Is fifty cents per person. Southold h7s . Notes The magazines ordered frofn the Se- niors at the beginning of the' school year are now arriving. If any subsciw- er is not receiving his particular mag- azine, will he please notify the school. The Senior Class would appreciate yowr cooperation. The Camera Club continues its ac- tive part In the school. The original hike It planned for last week was post- poned to Wednesday because of the recent bad weather; however, the or- ganization held Its bl-weekly meeting and discussed further plans. The \School Scoops,\ the bulletin board publication of the English 2 Class, was issued this week, Miany in- teresting articles were contributed by the students. A Craft Club has been formed In S. H. S. Its members are busily making such objects as bracelets, ash-trays, and rings, as a part of their study of metals. The officers of this club are Muriel Miller, Thelma Adams, Mar- gery Dickinson, and Anita Bedell. On Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 2:30 P.M., George Ellas will again address the High School Assemblage. His topic will be \A Man Without A Country.\ Teachers of the First Supervisory Dis- trict will Journey to Southold for their annual conference on Friday, Novem- ber 10. School wUl be closed on this day. Examinations will be given on Wed- nesday and Thursday, November 8 and The meeting of the Suffolk Press Association was held last Thursday evening In MatUtuck. From all ac- counts, every representative had an enjoyable time. On Saturday, October 28, three mem- bers of the S. H. S. Press Club attend- ed the Long Island Inter-scholasUc Conference held at Hofstra College, Hempstead, L. I. These three boys, Charles Grattan, Bill Sterling, and Arthur Dlckerson, re- celved many interesting Ideas upon the editing and publishing of a year book. As a result of this trip we expect to be aidedi greaitly in making our year book a huge success.

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