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Page 6-Au9us(. S 1985-forl Covington Sun-Fort Covington, N. Y. Aug. 8, 1907 History Buffs Corner Alumni Association Banquet Winner Set to Go AUG. 8, 1907 ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BANQUET The first annual banquet of the Alumni Association of Fort Covmqton Hiqh school was held as arranged for, on Wed- < nesday evening, July 31st. The excursions were carried on the \Princess Louise\ which left Dundee about 7:30, and after making stops at Hopkins Point and Hamilton's Island, reached its destination Stanley Island, about 9:00. Supper was served in the dm ing room of the A ! g o n q uin b y Landlord Duquete. At the suppers conclusion, the company was agreeably entertained by the following members of the Association, who responded to the various toasts, being introduced by George Moore, President of this association. Principal J. Leslie Cummings expressed a deep interest in the success of the association. Mrs. Sweet of Bombay responded in a humorous vein in \Our Married Members,\ showing the changes of view before and after. Elsie Buchanan did exceed- ingly well on the subject of \Our Members Beyond the Rock ies.\ Herbert Donovan dis- cussed on the subject, \Preli- minaries,'' alluding humorously to the joys and sorrows that befall members of the organiz- ing committee. Mrs. Frank Spencer, speak- ing on \The Trend of the Times,\ gave a most interesting talk on the present city-ward movement of our young men and women. Will MacArtney spoke in a reminiscent way of the class and school of 1900. Genevieve Deneen gave an appreciative talk from the standpoint of a woman teacher. Helen Con- don, in \Alumni Loyalty,\ made a stirring appeal for the exer- cise of that quality by the Old Fort Covington students. After the banquet, many of those present devoted themse- vles to dancing for about two hours. The great interest attending this first banquet was evi- denced by the number of members who attended, the fol- lowing persons having pur- chased tickets: Elsie, Eva and Jesse Bucha- nan, Mr. and Mrs. Geo Camp- bel, Mrs. William Cowan. Georgia Cowan, Mary Court ney, Elizabeth Cameron, J. Leslie Cumminqs, Elizabeth Rent Lease Sell Video, Inc. - Relocated At Mainville's Market Rt. 37 Ft. Covington, N. Y. * Club Members Honored Here m TAPE RENTALS! $ 3.00 — Club Members . $ 4.00 — Non Club Members Rental Units $ 9.95 24 Hr. Rentals Midweek Special 3 Days 2 Nights Tues. thru Thurs. $ 9.95 Weekend Special Sat. thru Sun. S 9.95 VIDEO PLUS 7- V Brown, Mr. and\ Mrs. W. G. Cushman, Maud Cushman, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Creighton, Helen Condon, Genevieve Deneen, Katherine Dempsey, Herbert Donovan, Mr. and Mrs. James Farquhar, Etta Fraser, Cecil Kelsey, Elmer Kelsey, Olga Kelsey, Mabel Lahey, Sarah MacArtney, Florence MacArtney, Will MacArtney, Rev. James McGowan,AdellMerrick, Maud Merrick, Edith Mayville, Mrs. Jas. MacMillan, Dora McKenna, Geo Moore, Mrs. John Rogers, Mr. and Mrs. John Shields, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sweet, Agnes Taillon, Walter Taillon, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Taillon, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Thomas of Boston (Reprinted from THE SUN) f Shirley Treptow draws the winning ticket for $50.00 free gasoline given away by Phil Leroux who owns the Jayne-Lisa II and newly installed gas pumps directly in front of the restaurant. Winner was Helen Leroux, wife of Gerard Leroux of Westville, Phils brother! The drawing was well supervised ...note restaurant manager, Millie LePage overseeing the operation. Successful Aging The Franklirt County Office for the Aging in an effort to educate the general public will present a weekly column deal- ing with the aspects of aging. The column will be titled: Keys to Successful Aging and will be provided by Daniel P. Klebes, Jr., Services Specialist, Frank- lin County Office for the Aging. After 65 There are 25.5 million Amer- icans 65 years of age or older — at least one in every nine persons. How are they faring? Many are bored, helpless, unproduc- tive, forgotten, lost, listless, at loose ends, but many others are leading spirited lives, involved in varied activities, making new friends, thriving in their freedom and enjoying their \best years\. As a group, people over 65 are subject to many personal and environmental stresses — physical and mental impair- ment, loss of spouses and peers, lowered income, les- sened productivity. At least two out of three older persons are limited in their major activ- ity — working or keeping house —because of chronic ill-health. During the year they have about one chance in six of being hospitalized. As their range of personal relations nar- rows, along with loneliness elderly persons often expe- rience a ^ense of diminished social status, a sharp drop in self-esteem. These stresses may occur concurrently — a clustering of the maladies of aging. How people react depends on their personality pattern, on their capacity to compensate for and adapt to the current social environment, and on the avail- ability of supportive relation- ships and concrete social and health support. Certainly there are many older people who are well, con- tinue to be active, participate in community affairs, and hold full — or part-time jobs, but many others, though ambulatory, live in virtual seclusion. The phone rarely rings, no visitors or invi- tations arrive. There is no incentive to action, little moti- vation to stir. For those who are fragile, truly homebound life is a kind of solitary confine- ment, destructive to mental and physical health. The older person who ages most successfully is one who stays active. Health experts find that an older person is likely to stay healthy in both body and mind if encouraged to function to the fullest extent possible and to remain in con- tact with others. Next week: a look at some .ieeds of the elderly. If You Missed The Sidewalk Sale > Dont WORRY! We Are Continuing to offer our Bargins. Inside The Store For The Month of AUGUST Jewelery 50<P Purses H 00 Hats *3 00 Sundresses *5-»14 Baby Dolls & PJs l / 2 Price Summer Dresses Reduced Many, More Bargins 45 East Main Street. Malone 483-2070

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