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The Mid-island mail. (Medford, N.Y.) 1935-1941, December 20, 1939, Image 18

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fl H ^K« * . * - . ¦ mjK^m^^SSmiSi tBKtttBSS^S^mr ^ ^^affi^HHlk^^^flfeh^^. ^^^^HSa^fla^^l^aW ^^^^a8fla^^BfiH' ^ ^^^ *aHL V ^ % B Wkj *jjj' >- ^ J, A to #ur Customer* j *£^^&» ! . ! dp CHRISTMAS , 1939 — guns over Europe , but peace over America. How much all of us here have to ]>e thankful for as \we *-air cel ebrate another holiday season amid peace and plenty ! jUr UR Country stands as a land of freedom and enterprise. Individual genius and private initiative are the foundations of our , | progress. Cooperation has been the spirit dominating the minds of our peop le. It is these same forces that will carry ns forward Icr / ¦ * . •-/ . greater accomplishments in the future WE wish to thank our thousands of neig hbors , to whom we supp ly gas and electricity for their continued patronage and good a 1 ' will during the past year* Our efforts will seek to continue the mutually beneficial progress and contentment that permeate our homeland. I T MAY we extend to all of you our best wishes for a Very Merry Christmas , and a Happy, Prosperous and Peaceful New Year. i \ ¦ . % X tfHie I SLAND L IGHTING C OMPANY \\ '**• ¦ - v ' ,b t I * NASSAU ANto S UFFOL K UfWnDW COMPANY \ ' „ ¦ ¦ • - - S -J SSSa E g g^^ n • r^iiiiar i,,; i ¦¦\¦' ' • '\ • ' \\ ; ¦¦ ' ¦ •• ' • • -¦ ¦¦¦¦ ¦¦ ' ¦ • ¦ • ¦ - - - vr , ¦ . J UNCLE SAM'S PQCKETBOOK The official Daily Treasury Statement of November 29 show- ed the financial condition of the Treasury since July 1 , 1939 , to be: Expenditures $3 , 861 , 230 , 614 Receipts $2 , 163 , 925 , 750 In the hole .$1 , 697 , 304 , 864 The gross federal deb t on that date was * $41 , 301 , 290 , 568. Your per capita share of that debt is $317.70. 25-mile Speed Rule Takes Effect Friday Like most everyone else , Santa Claus will have to observe Patch- ogue ' s new speed limit of 25 miles an hour , which takes effect Friday. The new limit was recently vote d as an amendment to the Village ordi- nance , which for many years speci- fied 20 miles an hour for vehicles traveling on public highways within Patchogue ' s incorporated boundaries. Vehicles excepted under the amen d- ment , which, was adopted by the Vil- lage board following a hearing at which there was no pro or con argu- ments , are those of the fire depart- ment , the police department , ambu- lances and the emergency repair vehicles pf public service corpor ations. The . new speed limit , based indi- rectly on the observations of State Highway dep artment representatives during the course of a survey made in the village , will be strictly en- forced. Stay Granted Manton Pending His Appeal Martin T. Manton of Bayport , for- mer senior, judge of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals , has been granted a stay of execution of his two-year sentence for the sale of judicial decision s , until January 3 , 1940, pending his application to the United States Supreme court for a writ of certiorari. A special United States Circuit C ourt of Appeals , consisting of Unit- ed States Supreme Court Justice Harlan -P. Stone , former United States Supreme Court Justice George Sutherland , and Charles E. Clark , of the Circuit court , granted the former judge ' s application for a stay of its mandate for 3D days starting from December 4 , the date on which it unanimously upheld Manton ' s con- viction. Manton will be permitted to remain free on. $10 , 000 bail , which was continued. If the writ of certiorari be granted , the United States Supreme court will hear further argument on Manton ' s appeal , during which time the former jurist will remain out on bail , pending the courts final decision. While Manton will remain free , at least over the holiday season , George M. Spector , who was sentenced to one year ' s imprisonment as Manton ' s co-defendant , is expected to surrend- er to begin the serving of his term , as he did not apply also for the stay, according to the records of the clerk of the Circuit court- Candi dates File ; Expense Reports County Clerk Markvart Spent $527 on Campaign Supervisor Sharp Reports Expendi- tures of $449 and Opponent , Wald - bauer , $204—Davis $442 , Still $481 Campaign expenses of aspirants for county and town offices throughout Suffolk during the recent election race showed a wide variety of figures ranging from nothing at all up to \$527 , according to candidates ' ex- pense statements fried with the Suf- folk Board of Elections at Riverhead. County Clerk Frank Markvart , Re- publican , who polled trie greatest majority in the county in winning a third term , reported receiving no con- tributions and spending $527 , of which ¦$20 . 0 was given to the Suffolk County Republican finance committee. His Democratic opponent , William C. Mc- Cracken of South Huntington , rep ort- ed exp enses totalling $103.45. Brookhaven Supervisor Edgar A. Sharp , Republican , spent $499.75 , of which $250 went to the Suffolk Re- publican financ e committee, George Waldbauer , Democrat , who was de- feated ly Mr. Sharp in the race for supervisor , spent $204.50. Brookhaven Highway Superintend- ent Harold F. Davis , successful Dem- ocratic candidate for re-election , spent §442.91 , while his Republican opponent , Robert S. Still , reported exp enses of $481.19 , of which $300 went to \th e Suffolk Republican \ fi- nance committee, Charles H. Duryea , Republican , of Sayville , who . was elected Islip town supervisor , spent $300.29 , and Joseph A. Kirk of Ronkonkoma , his Demo- cratic opponent , spent $386.04. Supervisor John N. Brennan , lone Democratic candidate for supervisor to survive the Republican tidal wave throughout .Suffolk , spent $216.90 , or $1.40 more than was spent by his Republican opponent , Benjamin D. Blackman , who stated that $200 of his expenses went to his party ' s county finance committee. Huntington Supervisor Arthur J. Kreutzer , Republican , who was re- elected , paid a c ampaign bill less than half that of his defeated Democratic opponent , : Frederick VW Bickmann , Jr. Mr. Kreutz er reported exp endi- tures of $174 , against Mr. Biekmann ' s total of $379.05. Coroner Radford C. Shanklin , Re- publican , of Fisher ' s island , one of the few candidates in the county to run without opposition , havin g received both the Republican and Democratic endorsements , spent $35 , of which $10 went to the Southold t own Re- publican campaign chest and $25 to the county finance committee. Coroner M orley B. Lewis , Republi- can , of Sag Harbor , who won re- election , sp ent $25 in the form of a contribution to his party ' s county campaign fund. LAST CALL ! This is The Mid- Island Mail' s last call to new. sub- scribers to come in and obtain their Christmas gift , a handsome pen and pencil set. —Adv.

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