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t. ^?$.'--,..'>*s-r Official Paper of Ahe Tja^dmTiip of New Castle VOL. 28—NO. 23. CHAPPAQUA, N. Y., FRIDAY'*OCTOBER 6, 1950 '•Mb, Juveniles Set Parked Cars Afire Break Lights, Steal a Car, Police Report Grier Undertakes to Register Every Eligible Voter in Town In a move to bolster the inde- I chising the full electorate for the pendent vote which, according to | Nov. 7 contest, William A. Grier, Chappaqua, candidate for the office of Justice of the Peace in New Castle, is the vote which should determine judicial elections, Mr. Grier be­ gan this week, at his own ex­ pense, a post-card campaign to register every eligible voter in the town, and called on all news­ papers and other media of public information to assist him in the nonpartisan endeavor of enfran- A series of juvenile crimes this week has shocked the commun­ ity, baffled parents and caused the police and school authorities to take action. All of the deeds took place on Friday and may, or may not have had anything to do with celebrating the victory of Chappaqua over Bellows in the football game. The most serious damage was caused to a car parked in the Sta­ tion Plaza belonging to Mrs. F. O. Thompson which had its trunk set J James f F. Callahan, senior on fire. A rug was burned and I splicer, with the New York Tele- robes were scorched and paint phone Co. in the Northern West- was damaged on the 19-19 car, I Chester area, was guest of honor New Castle Police reported. | at a luncheon on Tuesday at Kel- J. F. Callahan Honored by Telephone Co. The front seat of a 1937 coupe, belonging to Charles Whelan, which had been left at the Sta­ tion Plaza was also set on fire. The Chappaqua Fire Department were called to put it out. ler's Restaurant. Emil Burkhart of Chappaqua, district construction supervisor, presented Mr. Callahan with a pin in honor of 30 years service with the company. Present at Another car, belonging to Mrs. : the ceremony were David Walsh Edison Rice, was driven from the i of Chappaqua, Harold Smith of Station Plaza where it also had j Bedford Hills, Vincent Smith of been parked. Police overtook it. | Ridgefield and A. W. Spanknebel parked on the wrong side of Old 0 f Hawthorne, splicing foreman. Pmesbridge Road with three teen- Mr Callahan has achieved an age girls in it at 4:o0 P. M, , outstanding reputation in his field At 7:40 P. M., Dr. Walter J. Ry-; being one of the expert splicers er reported receiving a call from , j n t h e company, and has trained a boy mend of his son. Ronnie,; most 0 f the young splicers who sajing that his car had been tak- have come into the area. He has en from the school \ard by a ; a i so f oun d time to assist with the classmate after Ronnie had been ! many social functions of the tele- injured in the football game. Asj pnone employes being a prime the car was still missing Dr. Ry- ' mover in the arrangements for er instructed the police to broad-' the annual picnic in Leonard cast the car as stolen. i Park and chairman of the New Castle Police picked up a recently inaugurated Corporate local boy driving the car at 7:40 Communion and Breakfast hold P. M. in Mount Kisco. He was re-' each jear. leased in the custody of an adult. Dr. Ryer said he had given no one permission to take the car. The same evening, Mrs. Will Chamberlain of Washington Ave­ nue notified police that boys were throwing stones at electric street lights. Police arrested three teen­ age bovs and found that one street light in New Castle and two others in Mount been broken. School authorities, parents, cul­ prits and the Police Chief held a conference at Police Headquarter Fridav. night*. 'If I am to win this election, or if I am to lose it,\ said Mr. Grier at his home on Crest Road from which he is conducting his campaign, \let it be by the voice of the whole voting public. The cards issued by Mr. Grier are reminders of registration days, proper place of registration and a memo that those who do not register cannot vote. . Accepting Mr. Grier's challenge this newspaper presents the fol­ lowing registration information: In Districts 1 and 4 personal registration is required; in Dis­ tricts 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 registration is nonpersonal, but changes of ad­ dress must be reported. Hours for personal registration are from 5 P. M. to 10:30 P. M. on Oct. 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13. On Oct. 14, registration hours are from 7 A. M. to 10:30 P. M. Hours for nonpersonal registra­ tion are Oct. 7, from 7 A. M. to 10 P. M.. and on Oct. 14, from 1 P. M. to 10 P. M. Places for registration are: District 1, Moore Avenue, Mount Kisco; District 2, Firehouse, Mill­ wood; District 3. Senter Street Firehouse, Chappaqua; District 4, Maple Avenue, Mount Kisco; District 5, Town Hall. Chappa­ qua; District 6, Bristol Firehouse, Bedford Road, and District 7, School Bus Policy Outlined f&Clarify Who May Ride Them CAPT. WARREN R. HARDY, who formerly owned the Quill Stationery Store on South Greeley Avenue, has returned to sea and sailed Monday for the Far J East as skipper of the Flying Clipper, largest ship in the Isbrandsten fleet. Du Bois Miller Wins Again at Flower Shows Du Bois Miller won two special J.wards on Tuesday at the Pleas- ''jThe': following statement has, present normal children with been made by Douglas G. Graf-1 temptations to \h o r s e.pl a y.\ \Horseplay\ on buses is neither safe nor good education in public manners. \Considering the number of children carried, the community can be proud of the behavior on school buses. Drivers and chap- erones are instructed to \report to the transportation supervisor any child whose behavior may lead to disorder on the bus. Repe­ tition of bad manners will lead to withdrawal of the privilege of being carried on a school bus \Pets may not be carried on a school bus because they are designed to show the school bus just too interesting. They invari- operating .^procedures.' jably lead to straying from seats Whi> Rtay Rjide a School Bus? j while the bus is in motion. \All kindergarten children,! Qdds and Endg children in grades one to six who • t live more than a mile and a half ' There \ * small amount of from school and children in room available for high school grades seven to twelve who live P u P lls ,°\ 4 o clock buses from - ^t,„_ * fv . nr ^ e^nni 'King Street School. Passes for i lift, I principal and Howard R. j junker, transportation supervisor for the Chappaqua -Schools: \As of September, 1950, there are *N55Q children being carried by seven buses on 34 routes, travel­ ing \290 - miles per day. Parents, public,'and school alike, are in- te.res'teti in the safety, comfort andj convenience of the children transported. With the emphasis oftJsafety the school arid the bus Company have developed a set. of practices which experience indi­ cates to be both useful and ne­ cessary. This memorandum is PRICE FIVE CENTS V6 f more* than two miles from school Whefce May a Child Get on or off the Bus? \A child may get on or off t'.ie school bus only at his own home stop and at school Thi* ]™f™- • spaced at least one-tenth of He may not ride a bus other than , ^ ^ The winding char these available spaces are issued by the school office during the I seventh period of the day on' which the pupil wishes to ride. \Bus stops are, in general, a rac tne one upon which he is sched-, ^ Qf ^ rQads Qf the school uled to ride. He may not get off, district sometimes requires, in .°n lhe wav hom u e at a S !°P °. th f the interest of safety, a greater antville Flower Show. One was than the one where he is scnea- or 1<?ss dislance be tween stops. Johnson Garage, Seven Bridges! f or his Philippineuse Formosum | uled to get off. The bus^ will not \Suggestions and questions Memorial Conducted for Aylesworth A memorial service was held Pleasant had Wednesday in Supreme Court, I Special Term. Part I, for the late Ray W. Aylesworth of Chappa­ qua, who was.Justice of Peace of New Castle and immediate past president of the Westches­ ter Bar Association. The service was arranged by the memorial committee of the bar group and its chairman, Thomas F. Croake was master of ceremonies. Speakers included, Thomas F. J. Connolly of Port Road Those who wish to vote absen­ tee ballots must appear before their local board, of election in­ spectors on registration days and request ballots in person. The fol­ lowing exceptions and their spouses, parents or children re­ siding in the same election dis­ trict and accompanying the ap­ plicant are not required to make personal appearance in order to obtain the necessary application blank for an absentee voter, but must be registered to have their votes counted; inmates of veter­ ans hospitals, persons in Federal service, persons in military serv­ ice, students matriculated and su­ perintendents and all teachers employed at institutions of learn­ ing located outside of the county. \I shall be satisfied with the results of this election only if (Turn to Page 4, Please) lilies and the other for a collec- j let a child off to transfer to a tion of unusual \ egetables. 1 private car. j concerning Mr. Miller, who includes Mrs. \These regulations are neces- ; welcomed.\ Miller, another great gardener, in sary' for safety, comfort and' the winning of his awards, won} economy. It is true that an oc- third prize for an exhibit of 165' casional exception to the first square feet of vegetables at the two of these regulations will be Dan-bury Fair. | granted upon written request ap- A practical gardener Mr. Mill-, proved by the transportation su- ! er writes the weekly garden col- 1 pervisor. If a child is staying for umn in the New Castle Tribune. a ni £ ht or two with some family one of this paper's most popular j other than *H S own > permission features, dealing as it does with wiU be S iven to ride the neces- local problems and local soils ! sar - v -P us - u P on approved written bus operations are Scouts Enter Second Week Of Flinfl RriVP [-Chester present president or the:| ;f 0 T Our\Red7em\er on King V/l T UI1U Ul l\ C l association; Sanford Mosher ^ of. Strppt Qn sevpn succeeding Sur f_ Dr. Lindemann > * Will Deliver : 7 Sermons A series of sermons on \God's Voice in National Affairs\ will be preached by the Rev. Fred H. Lindemann. pastor of the . i Mount Vernon, where Judge | d beg £ nning 0 n Oct. 8 and Augustine Devaney chairman.! Avleswort h practiced law, and • concluding on Nov 19 in asking \forrenewed efforts in Paul L . B leakley of Yonkers. I Tne introductory sermon on Murtfeldt Heads New H. S. Program Cart You Take Nickels Out Of Your Ear? \What parlor tricks are you noted for? Do you yodel, can you materialize wooden ^nickels from your ear or elbow, do people fail to laugh when you' sit down to play? Very, probably you..have found' your Iong-sufferfng'\friends^ avoiding you, and have suspect­ ed that possibly you needed a new routine. Forget it! What you need is a new audience, and here is how you can get it,\ said Mrs. Donald E. West, chairman of the The Horace Greeley High Sch 001 program study committee, reauesTpermission* will also be I recently created by the Board of civen for leaving his own regu CORP. ALBERT SEIXECK JR., son of Mr. and Mrs. Selleck of North Greeley Avenue, Chap­ paqua, is serving with the Ma­ rines in Korea. In a letter written to his family Sept. 23, the corporal reported he was back of the lines for a two-day rest in South Korea after serv­ ing as a scout in the recent campaign. Corp. Selleck joined the Marine Corps Aug. 28, 1947. Mrs. Sickler Resigns from Election Board Mrs. Lillian C. Sickler has re­ signed as election inspector of the second district, Millwood, aft­ er serving in that capacity for the last 18 years. Mrs. Sickler expects to be absent from town at the time of registration this year and for other personal rea­ sons tendered her resignation. Mrs. Kenneth Outhouse, senior member of the Board of' Elec­ tions of the second district, said tprthat the board accepted Mrs. o- • - - ^ , _ larly scheduled bus at a stop oth er than his assigned one. Comfort, Discipline \In the interest of reasonable economy, bus'es are, wherever possible, routed so as to carry the maximum number of children permitted by Public Service Com­ mission\ Regulations. Full buses Parking Discussed ^Supervisor v Meets with Town Groups The Planning Committee of the Town Board, Councilmen ' J. Frank Waddell and Francis K. Decker, with Supervisor Robert B. Stewart as ex-officio member, met informally last Monday night with representatives of the Cham­ ber of Commerce, the League of Women Voters and the Town Club for the purpose of discussing the problem of off-street parking in the Chappaqua business section. Supervisor Stewart had suggested a study of the problem at a re­ cent meeting of the New Castle Town Board. The Chamber of Commerce was represented by E. L. Presby, president, and Murray -Kuper- schmid; the League of Women Voters by Mrs. Joseph M. Thom­ as and Mrs. Frank E. Byrne, and The Town Club by Richard D. Weinland and Alexander Joukov- sky. The meeting discussed general­ ly the heed for off-street parking in Chappaqua, possible methods of financing the cost and the ne­ cessity for widespread public sup­ port to assure the success of any project which may be undertaken. A recent bulletin of the Regional Plan Association on the subject of municipal off-street parking was also discussed. It was decided that those pres­ ent at the meeting would discuss the problem further with their respective organizations and that the group would meet again ear­ ly in November. Ejpcopal At Meeting The conference of the Harlem Division of the Woman's Auxili- entertainment and instrucT]6n^. arv 0 f the Episcopal Church held on Oct. 5 at St. Stephens Church at Armonk was well attended by the officers and committee chair­ men of the Woman's Guild Aux- „ . . , . , , • —t- - - 1 ou.iuaj ±L v/v.v^.v n .i., - - - - i iliary of the Church of St. Mary success, pointed out the follow - Parsons Davis presided. With him | discuss ..Christendom's Social Vi-! Qua 1-0604.\ said Mrs. West. She, the virgin in Chappaqua. mg interesting facts in regard to Qn the bench were justices Fred-; sion .. Qn lhe fo i] owmg Sundays,! h as tn e job of providing talent | .\ n „ )IU j iho»p present were: committee of the Chappaqua Red Cross. \If you can entertain in any way, >ou are badly needed in a good cause, and should lose no , -- T -.,,„ j _ ^ , _ iue IIIUUUULIUIJ on ii IUII un ; o • _ making the 19ol Scout Fund a Suprenl e Court Justice Lee, Sunday morning at 11 o'clock will time in calling me at Chappa Fenimore Cooper Council. ERICK Q Schmidt and James W , cdi h p . , f h Re _ i i * aPP r a L f S r JT c Rov ISn I Bailey ' Sum * ate Charle * R , Gr ^ formation and Armistice Day, the includes. Cub Scouts. Boy Scouts, fithSj c oun ty Judge Elbert T.' Gallagher, Children's Court Judge and Explorer Scouts. Contribu­ tions to the council in 1950 pro­ vided Scout training for 3403 boys, an increase of 29 per cent, pro­ vided Summer camping at Camp Read, for 440 different bovs for| 1,238 weeks. Seventy-four boys | / \vere able to take part in the! great National Jamboree at Val-1 ley Forge along with 47.000 Scouts 1 from all over the Nation. In order to increase member­ ship in Scouting throughout the Council territory, the 1931 Budget must be raised, and this can only be accomplished by full cooper­ ation of all. question of peace and war will be presented in the light of di- George W. Smyth, and Putnam vJne thought as expressed in pas- County Judge John P. Donohoe. sages of scripture by Joseph, Jer­ emiah and Isaiah. \The purpose D a ds Announce Coming Dates Of Open House struct ion program. Both men and of the series is to demonstrate \ women are needed to work with Man Arrested For Entering QualityyStore New Castle Police arrested Bernard Mravak, twenty, of 87 South Highland Avenue. Ossining. last Saturday for trying to break I BUIBUU1C ' , * llw «<*--<-o -i-- r\..„i-,t., A /r „„i , Q f wi n<r i committee chairmen, follows that man has not changed es- I sentially and fundamentally, that! modern thinkers have been driv- | en to accept God's ancient di­ agnosis of our nation's ills, and ! that the remedy is still what it _ was 2,500 years ago,\ said Mr. : Dates and membership of com-; Lindemann. j mittees for the Chappaqua Dads'! The schedule of topics for the ry . j , «.„„„. <. _t 1 six following Sundays is: Oct. 15 Salurday open homo sess.ons at j __.. God . s An * swer of ' Peace/ . 0ct> the high school building through 22—\God's Thoughts of Peace,\ Jan. 20 were announced this week Oct. 29—The Festival of the Re- bv Walter J. Gilburg, chairman' formation. \Four Lost Free- „'r ,he organization's open house [ ~ 2 '^Sife committee. j Day , \A Warless World,\ Nov. Eight evenings and five after- j 19 - - \A Minority Saves a Na- noons were listed, the latter be-' tion.\ j ing programmed for lower-grade i The women of the Chapel will j youngsters. Evening sessions will meet next Wednesday. The men for the Veterans Hospital at ^» U ™r * Tr . Montrose Mrs. Donald West, Mrs. Howard , ! D. Perkins. Mrs. Raymond E. iou- can still serve, even if, Johnson. Mrs. George E. O'Brien you donit smg a note or do j Mrs . Maxine Hecht. Mrs sleight-of-hand, and are urged to Rittenhouse. Mrs. John Yorke, do so by volunteering for the in- I Mrs> Alexander N. Joukovsky, Mrs. Louis P. Gratz, Mrs. Al- brecht Schmitt and Mrs. E. Hal- sted Piatt. ciation, held its first meeting Tuesday evening with all 10 members present. The following officers were elected: Edward: Murtfeldt, 'chairman; Palmer Graham, vice-chairman and James Foster, secretary.rtreasurer. The committee discussed its function as conceived by 'th sponsors: 1. to study,-.(a) the-education al philosophy 'bjehind 'tb^hjg* . schopP EroJgram fcX ibi^ft&^6urrliBf -Teta; lhe^IB^m !a ^o^ courses, and thei.* interr|Jatton;' the offerings, their nature and values' and student time involved. 2. To familiarize the committee with the high school program in and with what is being done in other states. 3. On the basis of these studies to make such recommendations to the Board of Education as the committee may feel advisable with respect to existing academ­ ic programs and the number and character of extra curricular ac­ tivities. 4. To stimulate civic interests \tn and discussion of the subject by occasional publicity in local Education in conjunction with the„_.. Chappaqua Parent-Teacher Asso- feSwkler s resignation with the s deepest regret as she has served it faithfully and well for many years. Edwin ' C. .Mpran, Collector of Taxes a '^f the'Township of New Castle^ Who was chairman of the . second;-iXstrict; until he took of- ific& ' saiickjMrs. Sickler \was a val'ued mp|ber. of the board t who '^^w^he^dr^linitjf well- and j. wa^:^al\^aW; 2$efjf.\ cooperative ^&H &M $^t &fteWa* \herself mm -mm^tm^&mm^'m dis­ trict and we r are always sorry to see them go. Her decision 'will be met with deep regret.\ The pi^esent chairman of the district is Paul Revere Reynolds whose absence from town pre­ vented contact for a statement. Boy Scouts To Collect Waste Paper Aylesworth's Son Sweet's Campaign Mgr. Hogarth.<.S. Sweet, Republican candidate tor justice of. the Peace of the •ToWn^bf.. Newcastle, an? (Turn to Page 4, Please^ papers detailing the work of the + With waste paper vyorth $20 a John I committee I ton and the P r,ce goin S U P fast - The committee as it proceeds! Chapnaqua Boy Scout Troops 5 with the study, said Mr. Murt- and 2 will make the first of a feldt, will welcome any sugges- ™\ th] y « e ™? of P a P er fac­ tions and opinions from the com- Uons A m the Chappaqua and Mill- munity at large. W °° d areaS neXt Thursda y after start at 8 P. M. afternoon at 1:30 \P. M. meet on Tuesday, Oct. 17, to take the first steps toward organizing The schedule, with dates and' and incorporating a men's group. into the Quality Market, King Street, at 11 P. M. Mravak told Judge Hogarth Sweet on Monday night # that he had lost some money in the store, where he was employed, and was trying to get inside to find it. Judge Sweet fined the man $25 for unlawful entry and suspended execution on a three-month jail sentence. Oct. 7. evening, Charles Werth- eimer; OGt. 28, afternoon. Fred Byrne; Oct. 28. evening. Lew Spalding; Nov. 11. evening, Ed Harvey; Nov. 18, afternoon, Jack Sheldon; Nov. 18, evening, Ed Hoffarth; Dec. 9, afternoon, Wal­ ter Gilburg; evening. (9 P. M.) Don Earl; Dec. 16, evening, Jim (Turn to.Page 4, Please) Home Extinguisher Inspection Slated By Local Fire Chief A special service of interest to every home owner in Chappaqua will be available on Saturday, Oct. 14, according to Chief Marvjn Nash of the Chappaqua Fire De­ partment. Through the cooperation of Wil­ liam Wetzel of a nationally known fire - fighting equipment corpora­ tion and also a member of the department, a group of experts will be on hand to inspect home fire extinguishers free of charge. Any needingj'efilling will be serv­ iced at cost if the owner so de­ sires. I In addition the.e will be- a, dis­ play of all types of extinguishers and they will be demonstrated on all types of fires. \According to latest estimates,\ said Chief Nash, \there are about 1,200- homes -in Chappaqua. Our aim,- he - stated, -\is to promote -1,200 active individual-fire-, depart­ ments,- alert to the need of fire prevention and protection.\- The inspection and demonstra­ tion will be held afr 1 P. M. on- Old Pine Bridge Road near the newly completed parking area. All trucks and equipment will \also\ be \on display. \One word of caution,\ said Chief Nash, \Keep.your extinguishers upright in the car when bringing them down for inspection.\ • Girl Scouts Announce Fund Drive The Chappaqua Girl Scout Council announces that Mrs. Mor­ ton S. Sellner will be chairman for the annual drive for funds. The drive will start op Girl Scout Sunday, Oct. 29, and close on Nov. 11. Mrs. Sellner said she hoped the residents of the community \woulc\ be even more generous than in the past as one of the main ob­ jectives in the scouting program this year is to rehabilitate the Scout House on Roaring Brook Road.\ \I would like to remind the resi­ dents' that all of 'the funds col­ lected in these drives is used ex­ clusively f OT the Chappaqua troops,\ Mrs. Sellner said. The following women i have agreed to serve on the drive com­ mittee Mrs. N. James Ferris, Mrs. Elmer Fingar, Mrs. E. A. Piller, Mrs. Michael' Cawley, Mrs. H. Don&ld Harris, Mrs. Don­ ald West and Mrs. Raymond Smith. v ••>•' noon. This is Columbus Day, and a number of holiday-taking Scout j publican leader of the 5th Dis c-i &M &yte ®#p^»3s j#R -aUbrney'v- >.'• • arid';a%son of. the\la^\'R'ay r W. /i Ayles'wor'th who was Justice of the Peace for a number of years immediately preceding his death in August this year. Mr. Aylesworth has been active in the Republican Party and fol­ lowing his father's death he sought the Republican nomination to succeed him. When the Repub­ lican Town Committee designated Mr. Sweet, Mr. Aylesworth pledged his support and now has agreed to head the campaign in Mr. Sweet's behalf. In private practice, Mr. Sweet is a member of the Pleasantville law firm of Yard, Oettinger and-' -Sweet. Ht resides with his wife and daughter, Miss Beverly Sweet, a student at the Dental Hygiene School of Columbia Un­ iversity, at Pinecliff Road, Chap­ paqua. A past president of the New Castle Republican Club. Mr. Sweet for several years was Re- fathers have volunteered to help. Money earned by the collection will be used to build up local ac­ tivities of the two Chappaqua troops. \We hope everyone in the Chappaqua and Millwood areas will save all their newspapers, magazines and cardboard, tie them into easily managed bun­ dles the size of newspapers as they're sold in the station, and put them out on the curb in front of their houses before 1 P. M. Thursday,\ says Henry C. Plate, of Chappaqua, chairman of the paper collection committee for the scouts. \We'll pick them up with trucks that afternoon.\ Bradford Ricketts of Seven Bridges, a member of the East­ ern Conservation Committee on Waste Paper, has obtained a box­ car for the scouts to load the pafper in, and will handle the sale for -them. On the committee with Mr. Plate are Henry Allen and Ar­ thur Fyfe. Anyone needing fur- trict. / A member of the Chappaqua Congregational Church. Mr. Sweet served as Trustee and is a for­ mer president of the Men's Club. The new campaign manager, Mr. Aylesworth, was a member of the armed forces during World War- IL He is a lawyer with an office in The Red Barn, King Street and Mount Vernon, where his father, who was president of the Westchester Bar Association from 1948 to 1950 and treasurer for 15 years before that, main­ tained a practice. Mr. Aylesworth resides with his wife and child on King Street, Chappaqua. FISHER rNAMED Clifford V. Fisher has been named disaster chairman of the American Red Cross for this area*, it is announced by Mrs. David H. Scott, chairman of the Chappaqua branch. Mr. Fisher is cashier of the. Chappaqua National Bank. A committee to assist him will be ther information about the col-1 chosen by the board of the Chap- lection can call Mr. Plate at paqua branch, and personnel will Chappaqua 1-0607. 1 be announced shortly. L. H. Wood Tells Farmers About Recent Trip to Europe - ... .. 4?$AxX& > ; \COME .ALONG WITH US'' is the slogan for the 1950 Girl Sq6ut v drive for funds .to, keep' Girl Scouting' alive, and:.active in Chappaqua. The' drive will get under way qn Oct. 29 whien'can- % , - vassers will call • on the resi­ dents for their' contributions— Photo Marian \Murtfeldt By WILLIAM H. SANDERS The September meeting of the Bedford Farmer's Club was held last Wednesday at the Communi­ ty House in Bedford Hills. It was an exhibition, time, and a good collection of fruit, vegetables, and fine flowers were on view. P r e s i d e-n t L. Hollingsworth Wood told of .the Wood family's recent trip to:Europe. They land­ ed at Plymouth,. .Eng., after an ocean trip by boat, then fiew over Dublin, Ii-eiand to visit friends there-.. .Mr. Wood told of the won­ derful fields], of potatoes in blos­ som; they were neatly^ cultivated with .tractors^ Here Mr. Wood bought a -heavy black shawl, the kind much used by the women in a .cool, damp land. Mrs. Wood modeled, the shawl, also a cps- tume from Austria, with a little black hat. The nights were cool,- in Ireland, and two blankets were\ used for sleeping. The country­ side was most beautiful, as were the lakes- of Killarny. Their' . friends at Dublin were breeders of.,fine large race horses. In. Scot­ land they, saw fine stone houses, vvith no running water-~-all,.went' io a'village \tap\;.,or .qdminqh' iJump and carried water 1 for. household . use. Wonderful hay was,grown,, dried arid, ground by (Turn to Page ^ Please). • & . - . \ \ • 4v

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