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- t .. I THURSDAY, N0VEMB7R 18, 1926 trmiFf* «ma«em«T.«m:jiag»3iHHBEHcg-fgffi,^.n»>^ffft^ «^^rcasBtt^»OBiitKcusa%a«j*w3v*i». * E1^32a»RfMMB=CUn&OCl mudumasatMOMaa American's Creed I believe In the United States of. America as a government of the peo-' pie, by the people, for the peo,ple, whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed j a democ- racy In a republic; a \sovereign Na- tion of many sovereign States; a per- fect Union, one and inseparable, es- tablished upon those principles of free- dom, equality, justice and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes. I therefore believe It is. my diity to my country to love It; to support Its Constitution; to obey its laws; to respect Its flag, and to defend, it against all enemies. VOTERS WANTED GOVERNORTO FINISH HIS PROGRAM. —o— There can be no doubt that the- Governor was re-elected by a plur- ality close to a quarter of a million among other excellent reasons, i:. order to finish his entire program o: state reorganization. This obviously includes an executive budget and th- four year term for Governor oi Governor Smith's own terms. There could have been no mor. conclusive proof of the difficulty u separating state and national issuer even under the best of circumstance; than was furnished even in this cam- paign when only state officials wet- up for election and national busines was dragged by the ears into prob loms that related only to the stat. and Republican candidates waved th flag of federal economy in an unsuc- cessful effort to confuse the voting public. . There could be no uncertainty ii the minds of the people regarding thi Governor's stand on every issue that faced him. Mr. Mills might general iae and make the usual empty prom ises. But for every guarantee thai Mr. Smith gave, there was an in- delible act or effort of his on recore' , to corroborate it. Surely the people who gave hin so overwhelming a demonstration oi their confidence want to see him com plete his great task of modernizing and reorganizing the state busines* by adding to his present accomplish ment, the executive budget and the four year term for Governor witl: elections falling in non-presidentia.' years. MECHANICS AT WORK AGAIN. Once more the Republican machine mechanics are concerned with the problem of tinkering up the part;, machine. After each defeat they tun their attention to the mechanism oj the party. They say: \Something i. the matter with the screws, or thi windshield, or the gears. Perhaps i is the carburetor; maybe it is tin power plant. We venture the suggestion that they consider the source of powei and, if they do, they will find out i: consists in leadership based upc-i. right and not on political expediency. Once the Republican mechanics ap- preciate this, they will discard th( tactics of putting a governor in a hole just because he happens to be ;. Democrat. Maybe they will lean that the source of political power is not the machine, but policies and principles directed towards the state's welfare. This is the secret of Gov- ernor Smith's leadership and of thi achievements of the Democrat)!- party in this state. LET THERE BE CO-OPERATION. —o— From now until January first all the various groups who are interest- ed in legislation will be busy pre- paring for the next move on Albany. From the people interested in welfare measures to those who have causes not so righteous they are all study- ing the make-up of the new legisla- ture and preparing to argue their cases. In the meanwhile, the Gover- nor is taking a well earned rest and When he returns to Albany, will con- sider the budget for the next year in the light of what the reorganiza- tion of the state government will do. This will be a task of unusual diffi- cutly this year and many obstacles are forseen. If a spirit of eo-opera- tion prevails this will all be adjusted and the reorganization will go for- ward smoothly and the financial end work itself out as experience demon- strates what the real needs are. We have just been through a milk and water campaign. The milk turn- ed sour, but the water will turn into light and power when the Legislature heeds the mandate of the people to carry out Governor Smith's watei power policy and create a power authority which combines the busi- ness efficiency of private enterprise with the social vision of public own- ership and control. Appropriately Named The name \Isle of Man\ Is derived from till' island's Mnnss name, Vannta or Mnnnin. which means the middle. The reference is to its position in the middle of the Irish sea. Somber Doorsteps Certain residents of Tonbrldge, Eng- land, are greatly perturbed at the dis- covery flint tombstones have been used as doorsteps in houses built under the local housing scheme. El COON US If! INSMGE AGIN JUDGEMENT OF $31,404.94 IS AF- FIRMED BY APPELLATE DIVISION. . —o— The appellate division, fourth de- partment, sitting at Rochester, has unanimously affirmed the decision of Justice Trving R. Devendorf handed down October 29, 1925, in favor of E. W. Coon, of Cape Vincent and Philadelphia, Pa., vs. the National Fire Insurance company of Hartford, Conn., in the sum o-f $31,404.94. The affirmance is\ handed down without opinion and is with costs. Mr. Coon is a wealthy manufactur- er and wholesaler of cheese, and tjio action against the National Fire In- surance company, was one of eleven brought against fire insurance car- riers to recover a loss 'of $115,315.88 on his large cheese storage plant, which was destroyed by fire at Cape Vincent, April 23, 1921._ The decision is a big victory fen the law firm of Cobb, Cosgrove, Har- ter & Wright, of Watertown, repre- senting Mr. Coon, and the case was 1 one of the most lengthy, difficult and full of statistics that has ever oc curred in Northern New York. The record consisted of over 1,900 printed pages exclusive of 100 exhibits, anc ! comprised about 500,000 words. Suit was started early in April 1922 and was referred to the late Judge Edgar C. Emerson as official referee. Hearings were commenced in March, 1923, and there were man;, exhausting sessions held during thai year and the next. The evidence war highly technical and statistical in- volving the testimony of architects and building experts. It was finall;. concluded late in 1924, about a montl before the death of Judge Emersw and before he had rendered a de cision. By stipulation it was then submit tod to Justice Irving R. Devendorf if Herkimer, on the record made be fore Judge Emerson, at his specia\ term in June 19, 1925. He was com polled to review the 2,436 typee pages of the stenographic minute, made by Court Stenographer Braytoi 0. Clark, and comprising six volumes Thh made 4,872 folios or 487,20f. .vords. On October 29, 1925, he- rendered his decision, from which ar. appeal was taken by the defendant and the appeal was argued at Roch ester October 6 of this year, Attor • ney Charles B. Sullivan of the firir of Ainsworth, Sullivan, Wheat <T Archibald, of Albany, appearing fo: the defendant-appellant, and Attorney Delos M. Cosgrove, of the firm o;\ Cobb, Cosgrove, Harter & Wright, making the agrument for the plain tiff-respondent. Mr. Sullivan sub mitted a brief of 250 pages and the. respondent put in a brief of 210 page, prepared by Attorney Harold U Hooker of counsel. In handing down his decision ir. the case a year ago Justice Deven dorf found that the loss sustained b> Mr.- Coon through the fire had beei $86,033.64, of which 35-125ths war against the National Fire Insuranci company. This loss fixed by Justice Deven- dorf was almost $30,000 above the amount awarded by the board of ap- praisers and because of which Mr. Coon- started the action. The 35- 125ths of the $86,033.64 amounted t<) $2S,363.45 and the balance of the $31,404.94 judgement entered con- sists of interest and costs. Supervisors Vote Against Snow Fences At last Wednesday's session of the board of supervisors, a motion call- ing for an appropriation of $10,000 for the installation of snow fences along the county highways to aid in keeping roads open for motor traffic during the winter, was defeated by a vote of 22 to 10. -Supervisor E. N. Latent, of Worth,, introduced the motion, which provid- ed for an appropriation of $10,000 to purchase 11 miles of snow fence and posits and installation of the bar- riers. Prior to this motion, Super- visor Turner E. Howard, of Water- town, introduced a motion calling for a special order to have the snow fence matter made a separate issue, and to have the boatrd take action up- on it on Tuesday,, November 16. Mr. Howard's motion was defeated with 26 voting \no\ and six \yes.\ The matter of snow fences has been thoroughly discussed by supervisors for many months. It was thought there would be sentiment enough to carry the. proposition, as motorists and friends of the Colonial Meter Coach company have been • doing everything possible to arouse favor- able sentiment. Broome, Onondaga, and other counties have arranged for snow fences along the main highways. These fences will help keep the roads open where the Colonial Coaches operate. Jefferson and Franklin are the only two counties through which the coaches operate, that have not provided for these fences. Following is the roll: \No\—A. B. Grow, W. S. Perrigo, M. B. Empie, J. R. Kilborn, M. J. Pfister, W. F. Sternberg, F. M. Collins, E. C. Saw- yer, R. M. Reed, C.' B. Fletcher, P. D. Hayes, M. F. Baxter, E. H. Miller, W. A. Slack, E. J. Stratton, J. B. Smith, C. J. Dean, C. A. Case, Mr=. A. ,S. Larney, C. H. Green, S. D. iJt-ltou and L. M. Babcock. \Ayes\—W. H. Plimpton, G. H. vidlkey, B. L. Coolcy, T. E. Howard, .). R. Owens, Russell Wright, J. C. Muldoon, F. J. Martin, P. M. Hal and E. N. Latent. G. R. VanNamee SOME MORE REPUBLICAN \PROSPERITY.\ Here are two examples of pre- election \•prosperity\ which are car- ried in the trade journals of thu week: The farm owner's return from his capital investment during the last crop year averages only two and one- half per cent. Commercial failures continue to in- crease. Those for October were 1.- 763 with liabilities of over $33,000,- 000, compared with 1,581 failures and a little over $29,000,000 liabilities in October 1925. The farm figures were prepared by the National Industrial Conference Board of New York. Their report also pointed out that during the last crop year the farmer who owned his farm only averaged $440 and his hired help $575. Both had to pay their living expenses out of this. The figures on the commercial failures were taken from Dun's Re- view, well known financial weekly. First Presbyterian Church Rev. John V. Mills, Minister. Wednesday, 8:30—Members of M. E. and Presbyterian choirs are asked to meet at home of Mr.' and Mrs. Charles Allen. Friday, 8:00—Choir rehearsal at home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Allen. Sunday, November 21, 1926. 11:00—Thanksgiving service. 12:00—Sunday school and Bible class. J. S. Lowe, Supt. Keep up our average. \Watch our school grow.\ 7:30—Program put on by the scholars of the Sunday school. The public is cordially invited. There will be a collection of fruit and canned gooels for the Orphan's Home. Kindly be generous. Union Thanksgiving service in the Methodist Episcopal church, Thurs- day evening, November 25. Rev. John V. Mills will preach. Mankind's Failing \We worship our ancestors,\ said HI Lo. the Chinese philosopher, \but we liuitale their follies more faithfully than their wisdom.\ Soaps of Early Days The enrliesl soaps were made of goat's tallow and beecliwood ash. Years t*' ^ . , 3* mm * >** *® George R. Van Namee. The many Cape Vincent friends of George R. Van Namee, formerly of Watertown, will regret to learn that he had to enter a hospital in New York Monday for an operation. The operation was not of a serious nature, and it is expected that Mr. Van Namee will soon be in his usual good health. Mr. Van Namee was formerly sec- retary to Governor Alfred E. Smith and he is at present a member of the public service commission. He .ipent some time with Governor omith in New Jersey after the elee ;ion. The Rev. L. B. Gray, a former pastor of the Cape Vincent Metho- dist church, and Mrs. Gray celebrated the 64th anniversary of their mar- riage on Friday of last week. A New Hartford correspondent has this • to say concerning the affair: \The Rev. and Mrs. L. B. Gray ejuietly celebrated their 64ith wedding anniversary Friday as invited guests at a dinner given by their niece, Mrs. Charles H. Jocelyn, 110 Dryden ave. Utica. \Mr. and Mrs. Gray were married November 12, 1862, at Springfield, Otsego county, the home of the bride. Guests came to the wedding in sleighs after a snowfall which cover- ed the ground for a week. Upon the return of Mr. anel Mrs. Gray from a honeymoon trip to New York the r/iud in the old fashioned roads was of unbelievable depth in comparison to modern ideas.\ Auto Plates Are According to announcement by Fred H. Moore, county clerk, auto- mobile license plates will be dis- tributed next Monday. The new plates will be yellow background with black letters. The same system of loiters ar.cl figures of last year will apply to this section. They will be 9D-1 to 9D-99, and 1P-1 to 2P-4000. The motor vehicle laws have been amended so that now owners can use the 1927 plates a few days before January 1, and all are urged to ob- tain their plates as soon as possible. Following is Mr. Moore's state- ment: Half the allotment of 27,500 auto plates for use in Jefferson county during the coming year have been re- ceived at the county clerk's office. The colors of the plates are yellow and black. There is no change in the fees either for commercial or pleasure plates. Applications will be mailed to all the garages throughout the county and applicants may apply to the nearest garage for an applica- tion blank, fill it out, sig-n an« swear to it and mail it to the county clerk's office and plates will be forwarded by return mail. Three thousand of the plates as- signed to this county will be turned over to the Jefferson County Motor association for issuance. It will, of course, be appreciated if the public, especially those who drive their cars throughout the winter months, will apply for plates as soon as possible. The plates will be placed on sale at the county clerk's office and at the Jefferson County Motor association, in Washington street on Monday, November 22. NOTHING ELSE TO DO. Florida Newspaper News: All the editor has to do is sit at his desk six days a week, four weeks in a month, and twelve months in a year, anel \edit\ such stuff as this: Mrs. Jones, Cactus Creek, let a can jpener slip last week and cut herself in the pantry. A mischevdous lad of Pdketown threw a stone and cut Mr. Pike in the. alley last Tuesday. Joe Doe climbed on the roof of his house last week, looking for a leak, and fell, striking himself on the back porch. While Walter Green was escorting Miss Violet Wise from the church so- cial last Saturday night, a savage dog attacked them and bit Mr. Green on the public square. Isaiar Trimmer of Running Creek was playing with a cat Friday, when it scratched him on the veranda. Mr. Frong, while harnessing a bronco last Saturday, was kicked just south of his corn crib. THANKSGIVING TURKEYS. —o— Under date of November 13, the New York city office of the State De- partment of Farms and Markets is- sued the following: The week preceding Thanksgiving is always one of great interest to turkey growers. Beginning with No- vember 14, the slaughter of turkeys for the Thanksgiving market begins. Northern New York ships largely to Boston, shipping from 50 to 100 tons annually. Our advices are that the wholesale price of New York turkeys on the Boston market is within the price range of 45 to 60 cents per^ pound. In recent years Syracuse has been an especially good market for Northern growers. In shipping care should be exercised to ship only to responsible buyers. If shipping to merchants in New York state, ship only to those licensed and bonded, a list of these may be ob- tained by writing to the Department of Farms and Markets, Albany, New York, or to the New York office, 53 Park Place, New York city. Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. H. A. Friesen, Minister. Wednesday, 4:00—Meeting of the Junior League; 7:30—Prayer meeting and Bible study in the church parlor; 8:30—Special united choir rehearsal to be held at the home of Mr. anel Mrs. Charles Allen, James street. Sunday, November 21, 1926. 10:30—Morning worship. Sunday school at 11:30. Lesson subject, \The Value of Covenants,\ Joshua 24:14-25. 7:00—Evening service. The Ma- sonic Lodge in a body will attend this service. Seats will be reserved for the Lodge. All others are heartily welcome to attend this service. Come early and bring your friends. The united Thanksgiving service has been growing larger each year. It is believed that it will be the largest yet. Be sure and keep that date open and attend this service;, which will commence at 7:30 p. m. The united choir will render a num- ber of musical items and Rev. John V. Mills will preach the Thanksgiving sermon. A Thanksgiving offering will be taken up for the University Hos- pital of the Good Shepherd, Syracuse. I! RESORT PUBLICITY SUPERVISORS TO VOTE FUNDS FOR ADVERTISING PURPOSES. —o— Co-operating with the Thousand Islands Guest Association and the Chambers of Commerce of Water- town, Alex. Bay, Clayton, Cape Vin-, cent, Chaumont and other places, Jefferson county will engage in the business of \selling\ its resorts, show places and industrial communities to the public. An advertising committee consist- ing of Supervisor Turner E. Howard,- of the Second ward, Watertown, Supervisor M. J. Pfister, of the town of Champion, and Supervisor F. M. Collins, of the town of Ellisburig, was appointed for this purpose by Chair- man William T. Holmes of the board of supervisors Monday upon resolu- tion of Supervisor Howard seconded by Supervisor Perley M. Hall, of the town of Wilna, and unanimously adopted. Appointment of the committee was made passible under a special act of the legislature passed at the begin- ning of the year giving this county the right to appropriate money to be used in advertising its business, ad- vantages and resources. It is expected that a resolution making an appropriation of money i;j be ujed in advertising, will be of- fered later in the session. tethodist Meeting In co-operation with the Board of Home Missions and Church Extension of the Methodist Episcopal church, District Superintendent E. B. Topping has arranged a series of group meet- ings covering the entire Black River District. The local sub-elistrict group will meet at the First church, in Wa- tertown, on Wednesday, November 24. Regular sessions will be held at 10:00 a. m., 2:30 p. m. and 7:30 p. m. A supper meeting has also been arrang- ed. It is expected that the churche. of Watertown, Black River, Brown ville, Belleville, Evans Mills, Dexter, Cape Vincent, Chaumont, Three Mile Bay, Sackets Harbor, Arams and Lor- raine will be represented at the meet- ing by delegates from all the local church organizations. All individual interested are invited and urged to attend the sessions. Speakers of na- tional reputation will be present and speak, including Rev. R. H. Ayers, Rev. G. F. Crawford, and Rev. F. B. Smith. The meetings are for educa- tional and inspirational purposes and not for financial solicitation. The dis- cussions and addresses will deal with the work of the local church and the nation-wide program of the denomina- tion. The evening speaker is Rev. F. H. Smith. A day of information, in- spiration, and Christian fellowship is assured those who attend the meeting. Just a Sample Most of little Beth's neighbors have large families anil Beth herself Is well supplied with brothers nnd_ sis- ters. After returning from a visit to her aunt who had been married only a short time, Beth was asked how many children tier auntie had \Only one,\ she answered qulc-kly. \All God's sent her yet Is n sample.\ Golf's Dangers A man wliei hud grown suddenly rich was going around the Walton Health golf course, urconipnnled by his wife. He got into n bunker, iind after his forty-seventh shot his wife said: \If yer go on like rliis, every one'll think ye're workin' 'ere.\—I.em- don Express. Value of Lemon Juice There is not the slightest scientific evidence that lemon Juice Is of liny value In beautifying the human form, says llygeia Magazine. However, both the juice and the peel have been found to contain vitamins, which is a suffi- cient reason for the use of the fruit as a food. GERTRUDE WARREN iuIES AT BROWNVILLE. Mrs. Gertrude M. Warren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Chapman, of this village, died at her home in Brownville early Sunday morning, following an illness of about a year. Her cendition did not become serious until about three weeks ago. Mrs. Warren, who was 46 years old, was born in Canada, but had resided in this country for a number of years. Besides her husband, who is in Torrence, California, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Chapman, of this village, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Arthur Parody, of Watertown; Mrs. John Gilford and Miss Creana Warren, of Brownville; four sisters, Mrs. O. W. Patchiin, Mrs. F. H. Bennett and Mrs. Charles Amo, of Cape Vincent, and Mrs. William Warren, of Watertown; and three brothers, Levi and James Chapman, of Cape Vincent, and Arthur Chap- man, of Watertown. Funeral services were held from the home in Brownville Tuesday morning at ten o'clock. Interment was made in Riverside cemetery, east of this village. What Towns Must • Pay for Highways At the session of the board of supeivisors last Thursday a state- ment was received from the State Bureau of Highways specifying the number of miles of state and county highways in each town and the amount each town is required to pay to the county treasurer for mainten- ance in 1927. The mileage is 283.74 and the amount to be paid $14,150, apportioned among the towns as fol- lows: Adams $600.00 Alexandria 950.00 Antwerp 1,000.00 Brownville 350.00 Cape Vincent 650.00 Champion 250.00 Clayton 1,100.00 Ellisburg 900.00 Henderson 550.00 Hounsfield 750.00 Leray 850.00 Lorraine 400.00 Lyme 550.00 Orleans 850.00 Pamelia 750.00 Philadelphia 450.00 Rodman 250^00 Rutland 450.00 Theresa 750.00 Wilna 1,100.00 Worth 100.00 Total $14,150.00 Hydraulic Siop-Waich A \hydraulic stop-watch\ lias been perfected by nu Indiana inventor, for use In timing racing curs. An ordinary three-quarter-Inch gar- den hose Is used, says Se-lentlfic Amer- ican Magazine. Tt is laid across the track at the starting point. connected with u cylinder barrel and both filled with water. When the driver Is qual- ifying on tlie track the front wheels of his machine pressing upon the hose force the water into tin- cylinder bar- rel, which operates it lever, In turn starts a stop watch, and as the driver crosses the hose again it stops the watch. Hospital's Color Scheme A color scheme has been worked out for the different rooms at the hos- pital of the University of Denver. The X-ray room lias walls of a violet red, which has great light absorption power. In the operating room a soft gray Is used. The wards for disturbed patients have yellowish green walls because this color has been found to have a tranquillzing and cheerful In- fluence. Rooms %vith a northern ex- posure have yellowish wails, and those with a southern outlook have sunshine gray walls and furnishings. Bright Spot in Sky The sun-dog is n bright spot about 40 to 45 diameters of the sun distant, and the same elevation as the sun above the horizon. The origin of the term \sun-dog\ Is not known. Early Rembrandt Painting In the Stuttgart gallery iliere is a signed and dated picture of St. Paul in Prison, which Is Rembrandt's earl- iest piece with an ascertained date —IGliT. St. John's Episcopal Church. Rev. J. Fairburn, Rector. —o— Sunday, November 21, 1926. Sunday school at 12 o'clock. 7:30—Evening prayer and brief sermon. Millens Bay—Service at 9:00 a. m. Notice is hereby given that a ser- vice will be held at St. John's on Thanksgiving Day, at 9:30 in the morning. We give a welcome to every one in the Cape to this service, irrespective of church affiliation or creed. The custom of the land re- cjuires that every citizen should ob- serve this day, in one form or other. In what better way could you observe it than by attending the above ser- vice? It is placed at an early hour to give people ample time to get home anel enjoy their Thanksgiving dinner. The rector will preach on the subject of \Thanksgiving.\ Week-day Meetings. Monday, 4:00—Church School Ser- vice League; 7:30—Boys Club. Tuesday, 7:30—Girls Friendly So- ciety. This society has changed their day of meeting from Thursday to Tuesday evening. And the candi- dates class meets at 4 p. m. Thursday instead- of Tuesday. Wednesday, 2:30—Women's Auxil- iary at Mrs. Jones', Broadway. Thursday, 2:30—Women's Guild, upstairs, Grange hall; 4:00—Candi- dates class, down stairs. Friday, 7:30—Choir rehearsal. Rev. Fairburn attended the \Quiet Day\ at Trinity, Watertown, last Monday, which was for the Bishop and clergy. FOOLS AND THEIR MONEY. —o— Kingston Standard: Fools and their money are soon parted. The other evening several huneteed people paid a cover charge of $25 each to be present at the opening of Roger Wolf Khan's new \night club\ in New York city, one feature of which is that the dance floor is a huge mirror and that the tables have glass tops under which gold fish swim—a suggestive sight, surely, for the poor suckers who felt that they could not survive if they were not present at the \grand open- ing.\ Somehow or other it seems to us that the young people of to-day have ar. altogether wrong idea of life and of what constitutes life. Things come too easily to too many of these youngsters and they are brought up with an absolute disregard for the value of money and the labor invol- ved in the making of that money. If later on these loosely-educated, loose- ly-bred youngsters go to the devil in one way or another it can be written down to their wretched upbringing and to the too great freedom and license allowed them by their parents. What the youth of this age stands most in need of at present is better home training and discipline and lers jazz and music and spending money. Heroic Deed Recorded in Letters of Gold Strongly built upon the last rook on a French coast stands a lighthouse whose light revolves everlastingly to guide sailors through the neighboring reefs. If. in calm weather, you happened to go( near enough to the lighthouse yon would see there, written in let- ters of gold, twii names: Andrew Duf- lot. Bertliti D..lleit. That Inscription commemorates the deed of two young people who leist their lives to save those of others. The lighthouse Is uninhabited. Its functioning Is automatic; the light shines night and day. Once a month, or thereabouts, taktng advantage of calm weather, a boat goes out to the lighthouse to renew the stock of car- bide which Is used to feed It. But one night the light went out. A fearful storm was blowing, and doubtless a wave or else a gust of wind, had smashed a pane and blown out the light. At all costs the damage must be re- paired and the lamp relit, but no one dared to venture on the wild sea. The official entrusted with this duty was away; he had recently paid his peri- odical visit, so that his responsibility was covered. It was his two children. Andrew and Ilertlia, ugt-d sixteen and four- teen, who volunteered.. The sailors in the harbor soon lost sight of the little boat carrying the two children Into the darkness. But soon a sigh of re- lief arose aiming them when they saw suddenly the I'ght pierce the black- ness of the night. But the boat never returned to port EgssssBmailiKw^^ are the best on the have a complete line of this po brand. Try them. e pular Try it—You won't be disappointed Fresh Bread Every Day sKoU? <\c^tX^- Three State Roads To Be Watertown Standard: There is a possibility that three of the main state roads leading out of this city will be closed for repairs for a part of the summer of 1927. The Watertown-Carthage road is being surveyed from the brick pave- ment at the northern end of the Eastern boulevard to Great Bend with the idea of replacing the old macadam road that has not already been re- placed with concrete. The Sackets Harbor road has been surveyed from Alverson's corner to a point just beyond the right angle turn in the village of Sackets Harbor. This stretch also may receive a new concrete road. The Watertown-Cape Vincent road has been surveyed from Three Mile Bay to the brick pavement in the vil- lage of Dexter. It is not certain that these roads will be closed. It will depend largely on the manner in which they come through the winter and the state they are in when the frose leaves the ground next April. The local office of the state highway department is preparing and will be in readiness to repaid or rebuild any of the local roads that do not winter well and are unfit for traffic next spring. MRS. OLIN LYMAN WRITES WAR STORY. —o— Publication of \War-Spawn a vigorous serial story which begins in the Argosy of the Frank A. Mun- yey Company group of magazines of New York city, in the issue of No- vember 27, has particular interest for North Country readers. It was written by \May Wilmoth,\ who in private life is Mrs. Olin Lyman, of Watertown. Mr. Lyman wrote the Northland novel, \Trail of the Grand Seigneur,\ and has charge of public relations work for the northern units of the Northeastern Power System. The Corse Press, Sandy Creek, is is- suing a new edition of the \Trail\ directly. \War-Spawn\ is the first publish- ed novel from Mrs. Lyman's gifted pen, though she is the author of a number of short stories published in various magazines. Her short stories dealing with phases of New York life have been very popular. Also, in col- laboration with her husband, she wrote \The Whistle,\ a published novelette which was later produced upon the screen by William S. Hart and released through Paramount about four years ago. It was widely seen throughout the North Country. Head-Hunting Still Carried On as Rite The savage Inhabitants of the Dutch Island of Ni»s. off the const of Sumatra, still practice heud-liuuting and decorate their hemies with human skulls. Despite the efforts of missionaries and government olliclals. says Dr. A. Ponsel, a returned explorer, rhey seize upon any excuse—the completion of a new house or a new village', the death of a chieftain, or some other person of importance—lo Inelulge In gargantuan feasts, followed by ex- petltlons In search of human heads, anel culminating in wild elances which continue through the night. A head-hunters' party begins with a feast of pork ami rice. The host provides no plates, hut compels his guests to eat from ii pig trough—a subtle Inference that If tfiey return from the expedition without any heads hanging fremi their belts they will be regarded lis no better than pigs. Kuril*'r. h.^> expee-tw them to take nn out!- !e> the effect Unit If they fall to bring hemic -nine he-atls he may take (heirs, and those of their women anel children. When mi Important person elles the number of lieaiis required to subdue his spirit varies according to the rank and power of the deceased. Important Issue WorlUcss E SS s No TW.sfe Eggs that are worthless so far as food value goes are not wasted by the large di-a'e-r.-:, but are covered with kerosene jifter being broken, treated with boWr ae-id and sold to tanneries for use In one of {he first processes of making lender. The shells are removed by : ;ji>-,es and the egg mix- ture is plai- 'I in :i revolving drum with the raw hides to make tliem pliant. Dc-xih-Hoiss Joke Not long ago a guard in the death house became suspicious because the man in the death cell was so quiet. He Investigated. His prisoner, who was to die for murder within six hours, was busy lettering a cardboard sign with charred matches. He was mark- ing out these letters: \Room to Let\ —Capper's Weekly. The following extract, takem from an address delivered recently at the Alexandria Bay Methodist Episcopal church by Clarence C. Smith, secre- tary of the Watertown Chamber e>f Commerce, is published at the re- quest of a friend: \From the standpoint of a citizen of this republic I am convinced that there are many issues much more important than prohibition which only the church can accomplish that it is very dangerous policy indeed to risk their neglect by political explor- ations. I shall enumerate three of these issues. \The United States of America is made up of many races, nationalities and creeds. We have in the south a large colored population. Every question involving differences between these groups must be approached with some degree of tolerance and Christian charity. We cam live to- gether as a people despite these racial differences only with the help of the teachings of the Christian church. The ohurch must teach respect and indeed love for the man who differs from us and no other or- ganization is equipped to perform •this task. The church most vigorous- ly opposed any attempt to stir up discord between these groups. I am surprised sometimes to hear men who should know better, casting reflec- tions upon other men in the com- munity or in the state because, for example they happen to be Catholics. Why some of the best members in the Watertown Chamber of Com- merce are Catholics, men of the high- est loyalty to their community and of the greatest usefulness. \The president of our Chamber of Commerce is a Catholic, George Duf- fy, and much as I hate a scrap I'd take off my coat and fight for George Duffy any time if it litc:a.iu ncce-s- sary, not becau e ~.:e is president of the Chamber LUI because as a man and a citizen he is worthy of it. Here is a problem which offers little like- lihood of termination by ecjn.miic changes m does prohibition, a prob-' lem wluoh in the long run holds more risks tj our country than does the liquor business, and one which only the teachings of true Christianity can solve.\ NO ARMISTICE IN WAR AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS. Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, in a statement made to the Nassau Coun- ty Committee on Tuberculosis and Public Health of the State Charities Aid Association, declared that there mu.-it be no armistice in the fight again t tuberculosis. \Unquc; tionably one of the realest afflictions theJ; has come to the sol- diers as a result of the war is tuber- culosis,\ he said. \AH over the na- tion I have seen men suffering there- from. We must meet this menace with as firm a determination to con- riuor it as we had when we met our enemies in the World War. \In 1924 more Americans died from tuberculosis than were killed in action during the war. There is a difference between the war en which we must embark and the World War. In this war there must be no armistice. We must fight until tuberculosis is only a memory.\ In New York state active and con- tinuous warfare against the white plague is carried on by the State Committee on Tuberculosis and Public Health affiliated with 59 local com- mittees of volunteer workers in each community, chiefly through funds secured by the sale of Christmas Seals. During eighteen years of intensive effort the death rate from tuberculo- sis in the state has been cut in half, yefc in 1925, 88 persons out of every 100,000 died from this'cause. Con- tinuous health education, increased public health nursing service, better case-finding and earlier treatment for tuberculosis patients are the impor- tant weapons for securing further re- ductions in suffering and loss of life. Bible Translators • There were forty-seven translators of the King .Tames edition of the Bible, divided Into six committees or companies. Three companies worked on the Hebrew of the Old Testament and three on the Greek of the New. The forty-seven se-holnra, professors and churchmen met two companies i\t Westminister, two at Cambridge and two at Oxford. The final revision of the work was In charge of two dele- gates from n eli nf the r-ix companies, meeting d.iily for nine months. The work of h-iinsliiilnn and revision took from 1007 lo imo.

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