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Page 2-Auqust 7,1986-FqrLCovington Sun-Fort Cbvihijtbn, N.Y. MAIN WE WERE PLEASANTLY SURPRISED when Martha Gorman King and her neice, Caroline Gorrow dropped into the office this week. The effervescent \Marty\ is still residing in Pittsburgh with her family where she is teach- ing. Much to all our delight, she informed us that she will probably have another installment of local photos when she finds time. GET WELL WISHES are extended to Earl Ashley. THE GIRL SCOUTS are having a lawn sale and car wash Aug. 16th. Anyone having dona- tions for the lawn sale can call 358-2845, 358- 4633, 358-9054. DICK KENNEDY OF KENNEDY SHOES in Massena is definitely not going out of business. It seems that Dick has heard from this unfounded rumor from people as far as Ogdensburg, Canada and Malone. Talk about minding someone elses busines, literally,...and not knowing what you are talking about...how sad. Perhaps people just became confused when Dick recently held a terrific shoe sale, but he does that periodically, anyway. THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED meet- ing of the Fort Covington Reading Center- Museum will be rescheduled to Monday, August 18th at 7:00 at the Fort Town Hall. Plans for the upcoming Harvest Bazar will be discussed. HATS OFF to those working on the fort Park. It's a tough job and more volunteers are needed. Please see Lucien Leroux. GUESS WHO WE SAW having lunch at the Javne-Lisa II? (Joke) BLOOD DONORS NEEDED. Don't forget the blood clinic to be held a St. Mary's Parish Center on Monday, Aug. 11th from 12:00 to 6:00. You can call chairman, Janice Fullum at 358-9574 for an appointment or just walk-in. CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER to Senator Ronald B. Stafford. This week he received an award from the Clinton-Essex- Franklin Library system for his help in promoting legislation that benefits libraries. Further congratulations to him for his public acknowledgement that volunteers play an important role in the system. Don't forget the Fort Fireman and Rescue Field Day on Sunday, August 10th. I can already smell that barbecue chicken. By now local residents know that the strike of Local 420 against ALCOA has been settled, although the 88 office workers (Local 120 have 3ft. (Enuington Bun Published and Kdited B\ JKNMK BARTLKTTand PATRICIA Ml'SANTK Advertising Manager: El) WAGNER Covering the Areas of Fort Co\ ington - Bomba\ -\Vest\ilIe- Hogansburg Akwesasne - Constable - Brushton-Moira Phone 358-2437 SUBSCRIPTION RATES. $12.Ma year in Franklin and St. Lawrence Co. $i4.00 a year elsewhere in I' S.A. Issued every Thursday by the Fort Covington Sun. Inc at its office on Chateaugay Street. Fort Covington, N Y Entered at the post .office at Fort Covington, N Y 12937 as second class matter not yet returned to work (as of press time). However, it has been learned that some 325 workers will not be coming back right away, or perhaps ever. The company says that this situa- tion is due to decreased business and the shut down of potline 5c. Local 420 reps have charge that the measure is a retaliatory tactic. 1986 Dairy Product Recipe Contest The Home Economics Pro- gram of Cooperative Extension and the Dairy Days Com- mittee have announced the annual \Dairy Product Recipe Contest.\ The contest will be held in conjunction with the Dairy Days promotion of the dairy industry in Franklin County at the 1986 Franklin County Fair. The contest is open to any resident of Franklin County. The deadline for entry is Thursday, Aug. 7. To enter, submit a complete recipe (must include all ingredients and complete instructions), and label recipe with name, address, and telephone number., Two categories are planned, based on the age of partic- ipants: Youth — age 18 or younger; Adult — age 19 or older. Cash prizes will be awarded in each age group for first, second, and third place in the amounts of $25, $15, and $10 respectively. Each entry will be rated on the following criteria: 1. Creative use of dairy product in the recipe. 2. Appearance, color, tex- ture, and flavor of the final product. 3.Total nutritive value. 4.Cost to prepare. Finalists from each category will be selected Aug. 8. Those entries selected for the contest will be contacted that day to participate in the contest on Wednesday, Aug. 13. Finalists will be asked to prepare the item in advance of the contest and bring the final product to the Coop- erative Extension building between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. the evening of the contest. Judging of entries will begin at 7 p.m. and prizes will be awarded after the decision is made by a panel of judges. Recipes are to be submitted to: Recipe Contest, Cooperative Extension Association of Franklin County, Home Eco- nomics Program, 11 Brewster St., Malone, N.Y. 12953. Persons needing further information may contact Anne Slocum at 483-6767, ext. 354. Erom the Past AUGUST 5, 1948 Mrs. Carlton Cummings of Syracuse, the former Miss Rita Riche of Fort Covington, spoke over station WFBL, Syracuse, on \Life at the Airbase.\ For her talk, she received the Kelso flower award for \People Worth Knowing.\ Mr. Edward Black observed his 66th birthday on Tuesday, Aug. 3rd and was given a party that evening by his family. Present besides Mr. and Mrs. Black and their three sons, Elbert, Thomas and Frederick at home, were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Black and daughter, Theresa of Brushton; Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Black of Law- renceville; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hallihan of Lawrenceville; Mr. and Mrs. James O'Brien and two daughters of Suggern and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sprague and daughters, June, Joyce and Carroll of Malone. Mrs. Napoleon Bashaw entertained Monday at a family reunion at her home in honor of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Nora of Massena who with their family will leave today by motor for California to make their home. AUGUST 12, 1948 Extensive remodelling has been and is being carried out at the Fort Covington Inn which will put it in a class among the finer hostelries of the north country. Always conducted on a high plane by its owner-operators, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schramm have from year to year carried out improvements to the hotel's three story interior. On a winning streak which has carried them through the season thus far without a loss, the Fort Covington baseball team chalked up another victory over the Bangor Cubs 15 to 7. Webster Charette pitched the game through for the Fort. Billy Creighton caught his second northern pike in the past week in the Salmon River which runs through the Creighton Farm. This one measured 25 inches and was a beauty. V.F.D. Reports By Greg Stone During the month of July, Dairy Commission to Conduct Legislative Hearing in Canton During the month of July, the Hogansburg Volunteer the Fort Covington Volunteer Fire Department responded Fire and Rescue Departments - .. _. responded to eight calls. ALBANY — The Legis- lative Commission on Dairy Industry Development will hold the first in a series of hearings in Canton, New York, on August 14 at 9 a.m. at the Engineering Building on the campus of the Agri- culture and Technology School. The Commission was created by an act of the State Legislature in April. Commission Chairman Senator Steve Riford stated, \The Commission is charged with examining the problems affecting the entire dairy business with a goal of iden- tifying state legislative actions that may be taken to improve the situation. This first hearing is the beginning of the public portion of the Commission's work.** While some of the current farm problems result from 1 federal action, the Commission is soliciting testimony on the following state related issues: — producer problems caused by depressed prices; — the impact on the rural economy caused by reduced farm income; — the responses of the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and Cooperative Extension in assisting farmers during this situation; — legislative programs that might address the current situation and future problems. Other hearings will be held August 20 in Cortland at the N.Y.S. Grange Headquarters; September 11 in Hamburg at The Grange, Erie County Fairgrounds; September 18 and 19 in New York City at 270 Broadway, 25th floor; September 25 in hearing Room A of the Legislative Office Building. All pertinent tes- timony is welcome. Please contact Marian Wohlmuth at 518-455-3264 for further information on testifying. to 11 calls. These included _ . t two structural fires, three car There were six rescue calls accidents, one car fire, one with an average of 9.6 men overturned dump truck, on responding per call for a total old tires burning3 and three of 89 man hours. This brings f a j se alarms the total of the rescue calls To dat e 5 'the department for the year to 57. has responded to 109 calls The July rescue breakdown for the repO rting year, as follows: transport, 3; During the months of June and July, Westville Volunteer Firemen responded to 17 alarms. The breakdown was as follows: rescues, 9; mutual is as follows: possible stroke, 1; DO A, 1 and car accident with fire equipment, 1. There were two fire calls for the month which included one gas spill and one barn aid request, 3; car accidents, fire. There was an average 2; one furnace fire; one grass of 16 men per call with a total fire, and one barn fire alarm. The fire department wishes to thank all who donated to and supported our recent field of 18 and a half man hours. This brings the total for the year to 33. The winners for the final day. Raffle tickets winners weeks of the 20 Week Club were Red Maloney, Mike are as foliowes: Week #18, Kirby, Betty Wilson, Tina Jack Lamay, Massena, $50; Woods, and Tim Smith. A Natan Collette, Bombay, $25; wheelbarrow donated by Paul Week #19 James Hammill, Wood was won by Perry Tatro. Constable, $50; George Hage- lund, Stockholm, $25; Week All $100 If one baseball is tossed horizontally while at the same in- stant a second baseball is dropped vertically from the same height, both of them will reach the ground simultaneously. #20, All $100 winners, Pat Benway, Ft. Covington, Cindy Reynolds, Constable; Robert Phillips, Westvilel; Guy Smith, Ft. Covington and Steve Downey, Norfolk. We would like to thank everyone who participated in our 20 week club. We invite everyone to attend our Annual Field Day to be held August 10th at the fire station. The Chicken Bar- be-que will be served at 11:00 . . , , a.m.withgamesandbeverages tossed salad, cherry cobbler, for everyone. . Friday-Fish cakes, oven browned potatoes, buttered spinach, fruit/cookie. Adult Menu Week of Aug. 4-8 Monday—Salisbury steak, gravy, O'Brien potatoes, squash tapioca pudding. Tuesday—Ham > scalloped potatoes, cauliflower with cheese sauce, cake. Wednesday—Chicken ala king, biscuits, broccoli spears, lettuce wedge, apricot/cookie. Thursday—Cheese stuffed shells, French green beans,

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