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1 : ON THE ST. LAWRENCE ■ ■■ • . 1 ■■ ■ ■ T ' ' r ~ ■ And Clayton Indep--J -„„„, VOLUME 54, NUMBER 52 f2.00 A YEAR IN ADVANCE CLAYTON, N. Y. TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1938 SINGLE C O E IgS FIVE CENTS' n iiste Takes Special Train Here After Bridge Dedication And God said. Let us make man in cur iniage, after our likeness: and kit diem Jiave dominion*^ovey all The earth And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitfu,! and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it—Genesis I, 26-28 One of the most memorahle days in all history for Clayton and the Thou­ sand .I^nds is this very day which you and -dii thousand s of visitors are to witne% when man, led-hy our prophet, W illia# T, Field, engineer, has sub^ dued epr glorious St Lawrence river, uniting^he United States with our Ca- nadianSjrothers in the Internaiional Peace Bridge, with our President, Franklin D Roosevelt, and other not­ ables from both countries here for the dedication ceremonies. Kail In Our Chiefl Regardless of political beliefs this section feels honored in having with us today, Franklin D Roosevelt, our President, who comes to bless this great acccmplishment, and all Clayton should do him honor when he comes here about 5:00 this p m to take his spe­ cial train ^ -----X —X—X - Ihleriiatioiial BaM Game Here This P.Mw IN 5h00’ P. M, Following Bridge Dedi­ cation—^Brockville vs Frinks A C An All American International base- bail game will -be staged at the new FrkSc Alhletic Field,: at 5:00 this Thurs- - JiSLj P M.,, fCSf- ^ emonies of the International Bridge- • ■ The Frink Club brings the fast Brock\411e, Ontario, team here to, cross bats with the Frink Sno-PloW A C., Both teams have enviable records for fast ball this season and the game this afternoon will give local fans and our many visitors a rare chance to witness the good old American game as sel­ dom seen played in the North Countiy ---- ---- X—X—x - ~ — Claytait Teacher Resisns Mrs Alma Clark Accepts Position at Canton . Mrs. Alma Clark, French and Latin teacher in the Clayton high school, was released by the local board of educa­ tion at-a special meeting Monday night to/.acce^;; a position as French toacher at'the fenton high school , Mrs g k r k who has taught here for ; ^ h ^ p ^ ^ r years, was foriuerly from attended the University :' of'KttJ&drgh She received her master’s degree from St. |-awrence university, ' Canton She is ' attending summer school at Middlebury college Her successor at Clayton has not been chosen , —X—X—X -------- CHDLDilEN’S HOME BAND TO PLAY FOR PRESIDENT Through the efforts of some of our ■business men, the Children’s band from the. Jefferson County Home, un­ der the leadership of bandmaster Thurston Lewis, will give a concert at the New York Central station at 5:00 this p. - m, upon the arrival of Pres­ ident Roosevelt THIS PAPER ON SALE EACH WEEK AT REINMAN’S NEWS STAND . ' AND CORBIN’S NEWS STAND. Sheriff Fecjk Leads All Candidales With Nearly 4,000 Sisners Contests, For Clayton Republican Coii^initteemen Watertown—Strife for sheriff appear­ ed Tuesday night as the major contest in the September primary when candi­ dates filed petitions with the county election board, 'Sheriff Brayton E Peck and former Sheriff Frank D Walrath brought to the office during the evening huge sheafs of petitions. • Sheriff Peck led all candidates with 3,934 signatures Former Sheriff Walrath, whose peti­ tions had been in circulation only 10 days, presented 2,036 names Up to a late hour former U. S Dep­ uty Marshall pohn G Jeffrey had not filed. During the afternoon Jeffrey pre­ sented a large number of signatures in pencil, which has been barred by an amended election law It was expected that he would file before the midnight deadline. 12 Contests appear Twelve contests had appeared up to a late hour among Republican county committeemen Besides those reported in Tuesday’s Pos^Standard, the follow­ ing contests developed: First district of Champion^ Ethel Ex- ford, Thelma M. Ives, Floyd Hubbard, William Bos wick; iSecond district of Hounsfield; Percy O Hardma^ W. O Makon, Edith y Merand; Second trlct,^Ph#esa, Edward M Bafnard,' Fay B. Tenn«y, E M Wheeler; First'dis­ trict, Watertown, W J Merriam, Geor­ gia N Scott, Ralph T Sutton Tenth district, Wilna, Fred Adner,. G P. Brewster, Solon J Hanson; First district, Sixth ward,, George M Smith, Joseph A Warren, Kenneth A, Fober; Second district Rutland, Guy Foffett, William J. Scott, Wesley Clark; First district, Rutland, Henry Cram­ er, Ross Andrus, George Woodruff; Second district, First ward, Ray Mar­ tin, Harry Goodwin, Fred W Brown, George W. Crouse; Third district, Theresa, Anthony Fink, Winfield H Kelsey, Earl Brown; Fifth, Winfield H Kelsey, Earl Brown; Fifth district, Clayton, Amy B. Tuites, Clarence E Rickett, Fred Van De Walker Democrats File. Democratic petitions were filed dur­ ing the evening hilt it was said that in general no contests attended them Democratic 'petitions had not been checked Tuesday night by the election board. — X-^X—X ----- Winter rye is a valuable greeti-man- ure crop for vegetable growers. Clara French Rotary Guest Speaker Tonisht The guest speaker at Clayton Rotary Club weekly luncheon^ 6:15 this p m. at Crystal Springs, will'be Miss Clara French, Theresa, N. Y*, returned mis­ sionary who will talk on “The China of Today” Miss French is well\ known in this section where she has been ^ e s t speaker- at many gatherings She is an interesting speaker and her subject very appropriate on the occasion of the bridge dedication, marking a century of peace between United States and Canada. The talk last week by J L Cum­ mings on “Education For Living” prov­ ed one of the most rns?fuctive and en­ tertaining the members, have enjoyed in some time Guests last week were: Prentiss Bai­ ley, Utica; “Bob” Deigel, Smethport, Penn., and Rev Robert Youngs, Seneca Falls — x - x - x ---- - S> S. Ala bania To Dock Here $ept< 4 Will Make Special Labor Day Cruise to Thousand Islands Spectacular Marin , Patade Saiurday Starts and Disbands at Clayton Marine Parade Instructions No 1, Thousand Island Saturday, August Bridge Dedication, 20, 1938 follow: The S. S Alabama will make a spe­ cial Labor Day cruise to the Thousand Islands through Lake Erie, Welland Canal, Lake Ontario and into'the St Lawrence river. The Alabama will dock at Clayton on Sunday, Sept 4 This lit- magnificent surroundings and you can find bathing, boating, fishing etc in abundance. ------- ^X—x —X --- : --- Chairman American Flotilla, Lieut H M Rice; Chairman Canadian Flo­ tilla, W H Comstock, E D.; Assistant American Chairman, Lt Conidr, Geo Buwhiskered Ball Players Back By Request House of David vs Clayton All Stars Next San P. M—To Be Record Ga- thodng of Baseball Fans from North Country - -By Npopiil^--request the Frink Club club, to once more test the skill of the Clayton AIT Stars, at the Frink Aithle-. ic Field, 2:30-P. M Thq bewhiskered boys have proved he sensation of the East this season j as they have. been ** sweeping the dia­ monds with their nearly errorless ball, and amusing the thousands of several states with their side show of “Pepper Act” comedy When they played here a few weeks ' ago to a record crowd from all over northern New^ York, gathered on the new Frink Field the fast Frink hoys succeeded *in making a heavy dent oh holding down the score. With the careful weeding of Manager Ralph Buckley of the Frink-Clayton All Stars, and the games played since with no er­ rors, many look to seethe Clay team make a record foi3lemselves From the reports already in to Buck- ley from all sections of the North Coun­ try, indications are a record attendance will pack the bleachers Sunday P. M ^X—X—X- Alexandria Bay Squadron Leader, Fred McNally; Clayton Squadron Leader, Dr H, N Cooper, Marjenia II; Mr Hollis Cox, Magasapa : Time of parade getting underway, 1:00 p m (D S Time) (12:00 p. m noon EST) Route of Parade—Round Island Bay, American Channel down river to Al- . exandria Bay, turn at Whiskey Island Buoy taking line to Grenadter Light thru Canadian' Channel under Cana­ dian Span of Bridge thru Needle’s Eye to near Gananoque Narrows thru Eel Bay to Clayton to disband Length of course approximately 40 miles. . Standard Instructions All \ships will join as near as por-si- ble “in line abreast of formation”, be­ hind their Squadron Leader who will be identified by Red Burgee Squadron Leaders will be responsible for organizing and leading squadron -• from rendezvous near Round Island in time to fell in proper position in forma- don. At. 12:45 (EDT), Flag Ship-U S S C . ^ No 431' will dip Blue thousand Islaftd M iss Mdribn Miicheli w m r p p Chainpidnship Defeats Miss Polly Gardner at Wa­ tertown • T I. Park, Aug 16t—Miss Marion Mitchell of Thousand Island Park, daughter of Mr and Mrs Roy J Mit­ chell won the Northern New York Women’s tennis singles championship in Watertown last week, defeating Miss Polly Gardner, 1938 city champion in straight sets 6-0, 6-3 — — x - x - x - —— Beydn Hdfth^^^ Pass Bar Tests Seven pprthern New York men are ed tfe'statb 'b ^ 'H ^ in June out of a total of: 1,447 who tried it, ac­ cording tQ an announcement Monday ‘by the state board of law examiners Those from the north who passed are: Paul E. Brown, 331 Keyes avenue, Watertown; John H MacVey, R D i, Canton; Joseph D Stephen, 34 Old Military Road, Saranac Lake; Seward E. Hanmer, 42 Allen street, Massena; Francis C Hoyt, Antwerp; John W Kellogg, Smithville road, Adams Cen­ ter and Angus G Saunders, Cape Vin­ cent. Angus Saunders was advised Monday that he has passed the bar examinations and will be admitted to practice law He is a graduate of Syracuse university and will be associated with A . Ray- rors, many look to seethe ClaytonCornwall , Francis Chanler Hoyt, Antwerp; is ^ the son of the late Frank J Hoyt and • Mrs. F D Allen of Antwerp and Rich- ville He was born in Antwerp on Feh 10, 1915 He attended Antwerp schools and yvas salutatprian o f h is h ig h school ’ass, *■ then entered - the Herodotus, Greek historian, ^ays that Egyptian laborers used to khead clay with their hands while kneading dough wifli their f«et. Program For Dedication ^ ^ - T h u r s d a y , AUG 18 6 A 2 PM , Standard Time—American and Canadian channel spans open 10 A M—President Roosevelt receives -honorary degree at Queens University, Kingston ^ 1:35 P M—President Roosevelt, Prime Minister King an4 other American and •Canadian officials cut ribbon at International boundary line, officially open- 2 P M -Dedkationexerci^ on Weils Island near International Rift, Speakers S e lT h r w llh ’X y i w f d . r L ‘me are President Roosevelt, Prime Minister King, Lieutenant Governor Bray time, they are required to submit proof and Hen. Albert Matthews, lieutenant governor of Ontario — ’ ’ • i i i 3 P M—Concert by combined Madison Barracks and Brockville Rifles Bands 5 P M—International Ball Game, Frink Field, Clayton / FRIDAY, AUG 19 V 2 P M— Tribal ceremony by Caugbnawaga Indians at dedication site 3 P M—Concert by Rochester Park Band at dedication site SATURDAY, AUG. 20 10 A M—Tree planting at International Rift by American and Canadian farm Youth ' ■ , ' ■ ' ■« 2 P M—Naval parade uUder American and Canadian spans , - 8 PM-—Fireworks display on Alexandria Bay watei^ont - cl of 1932 He then entered - th< University of Chicago. There he wa; a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the Bkek Friars club He entered Albany Law school in the fall of 1935 He is a member of the Chan­ cery .society. He was graduated from law 'school this June He is now asso­ ciated with Attorney. Melvin F Kink- ley in Watertown. The names of the successful appli­ cants will be certified, to the various: appellate divisions and certificates mail­ ed to each applicant within the next three weeks They are to appear for ex­ amination before the committee on time, they , ar< . of having served the required clerk- ;hips -X —X—X- SPECIAL PULLMAN TRAINS ARRIVE THIS MORNING Besides the social train of President Roosevelt, arriving in Clayton today, it is e^cted other speial Pullman trains U. 12:45 (EDT ), Flag ShipU S S C 431' will dip Blue ^ o u s a n d Islapi rgee'. fire small cannon whkh sighal wi^ ex­ ecute, “Prepare to hoist anchor and underway” At 1:0& p. m (EDT), Blue Flag Bur­ gee will be raised to Starboard Yard Arm indicating “Get underway, and follow movements, of Flag Ship” Square Yellow Flag from Port Yard Arm of Flag Ship will indicate “Slow down, proceed cautiously,” , Red Pennant from Port Yard Arm of Flag Ship will indicate “stop, Emer­ gency” SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS . A standard distance for ship over 50 ft. in length will be approximately 200 yards. For under 50 ft 100 yards Please try and keep station.* if neces­ sary to fall out of formation for any trouble, even numhered ships will sheer off to the left and odd to right using due. precautions to avoid channel ob­ structions. . Special care will be needed in going thru Needle Eye and'Eel Bay It will be necessary largely “to .foliow the lead­ er” who will have pilot aboard to as­ sist Due care shall he exercised; in avoid­ ing danger and in doubt look up course before leaving on chart. . Watch for ^ any s p instructions and obey promptly orders given you by U S» Customs Patrol' Boats flying Custom's Flag or Capadian Police' Boats . ' Sped of parade will be approximate- ■ ly 8 to'\ 10 miles p r hour.. No maneuvers : will 'be attempted due to narrow waters All ships should be full dressed as far as possible. The u;S;:'S;,C.;^^;43I' WillJbe^at':Mu- ■ nicipal Dock, Clayton and will act as Flag Ship and headquarters for infor­ mation * ' If all 'do their part this Marine Pa­ rade should he an outstanding interna- tional'event and your complete coopr- ation in these iristructions is earnestly requested. ' /''V'\.- — -A—X—X— Eggs should be placed in the refrig- ; erator as soon as they are purchased and kept cold until they are used, for wiIF'ai|r^ pass-' even theiinest egg may spoH within a engers for thelbrid^ opning. few hours if it is exposed to warm air ; •

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