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VOL. 9, No. 13 FREEPORT, N. Y., FRIDAY, MAY 3, 1918 ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR PUPILS GREAT AID IM LOAN CAMPAIGN .Serve as Pablicity Agents in Homes t, —Write Essays for Thrift Y. Stamps. Men Prominentjn Nassau County mmmmmmmmmmm' Pupils in Grades 5. fi, 7 and H of the public »chools of Roosevelt, Mer- rick and Freeport have jfiv^n valu- able service in the Third ^Liberty Ix«an campaign by actinj^ as publici- ty a^fentu in the homes. In thciw jfradc?, «n o-i.say conte-'; has been held, pupils urged to srath- er material at home and in that way arouse interest in the facts connect- ed with tha sale of bomla. \From each clavs which piirticipafetl in the contest five hsnt e.^says were chosfn and arranKed in their ordiCr of ex- cellence. The first in each (jroup of flve pupils will receive a prize which will probably be Thrift Stamp.'?. The oomplete list of pupils who assisted in \the bond campaijcii follows: r.ROVE STREET SCHOOL Elithth Ciradj--fiortrude Thonw, Ruth Bow- crm, Fred B. Coml>«, Mamrcthe (JrRsrr, (;iin- ton Smith. Junior Fletcher, Jeen Taylor, Vada Coml>e«. Morris Sendler. Krancea Connor. Seventh Grade—Marion K. Smith. Mnrion Wallace. Marie Hanneman. Bliulxth Car- man. Grace Van Riper. Sixth Crade—Bnid Witmer, Malcolm Reevea, Martparet Verbeck, LilHan Shieber, FranceH Pttwall. Fifth Grade—John W. Cavo, Samuel Israel, Charles Stumpf, Charlee Nile* Sarah Hulta. SEAMAN AVENUE SCHOOL IliKhth Grade—Roslyn Feltenstein, Helen Smith, Alice Davkann, Ilervneice N(.'wman, Donxthy Raynor, Seventh Grade—Laura Ault. Huyler Elli- non, Eotelle Hauacr, Herbert (kKxlman, Aver- ell Mjirkiw. 6A and TB Grades—Adeluidc Sutherland. Ruth Place, Gladya Sehell, Victoria Dutel, Marie Keiman, Fifth Grade—Maruaret Vo\, Irene Hirsch, | Helen Post, Marian E^rl, Dorothy Koch. ARCHER STREET SCHOOL ' Seventh Grade—Claude Bollfr, Hary Hiil- pin, Ix>mi>ar(l ^ones, Klizalulh Smith, Churlc!< ^ PKilbrick. 8A Grade—^Jarolinc Muller, Rosemary Hnrd- intc, Charles Mackay, Jr.. GuorRe O. Kranz, Rhona Kennedy. 6B Grade—Richard Coffey, Hihlmrd Hrackc- buah, Mildred .Sullivnn, I'leil Greaves. Chur- lotU Halpin. Fifth Grade- Uraine Mix. Katherine Boiler. Helen Weyant, Beatrice Whaley, Cordon Forbes. COLUMBUS AVENUE SCHOOL Seventh Grade—Genevieve Walmsley, Di>- lores Todd, Mary McAvoy, Olira Nelson, Ha.rry WllliAins. Sixth Grade—Edward GoodnouRh. Alexander Ritchie, Richard Mitchell. Helen Oakley, Thel- ma ComelL Fifth Grade—May Taylor. Runsell Wnah- 1)um, Charlca Epple, Allan Ackerman, Mary Benedlc4ta ROOSEVELT SCHOOL Eisrhth Grade—Jacob Xiermaii, David L'ok- •er, Charka R. Mole, Madeline Van Nostrand, Edith Grimths. ^. Seventh Grade—Simon Nathan, Mae Hehr, Sarah Underhill. Martin McCauley, F^inma : Clark. Sixth Grade—Monica Brockmeyer, Marion Mole, Muriel Battw, Virginia Vollmer, Frances ' Smith. «Fifth Grade—I'aul Florence, Arthur Hub- bard, Marvaret Smith, Stanley Oleksink. I..il- lian K. Bedell. MEKKICK SCHOOL EiKhth Gradis-Riiialtio Phillips, Mary DrlKKS, May Mulcahy, Richard Thanun, F.arle Guodenouiih. Seventh Grade—Helen Otto. Howanl Barlow. John Britton, Helen Beyrle. Sixth Grade—Mildreil Dewar, Marian An- . thony, Atrnes RoK«ra, IVirothen Guodenouifh, Euitenc ConninK. Fifth Grade- Williani Kohoflfs, Wella Mcph- •m, Jennie Midmer, Miiry CiKik, Wilton May. ro INSTALL FIREliONGS Freeport's Council Authorizes Plac- ing Alamu-Re-Elects OfRcers. Freeport Fire Council recently re- elected C. O. Njles, secretary; How- ^ ard E. Pearaall, treasurer. Dr. Wil- Wam H. Runcie, suripeon, and Rev. A. I C. Karkau, chaplain. Chief John J. ' Randall, Jr., waa ele>cted department ' <ieleigia«te to the Staba Association c«n- . vontioji at I.KKfcport, and F'irst Assis- • .tant Chief Clarence \. Williams, dele- ; ifate to the Southern New YorV Vol- ^Unteer Fir.iiien's A»so<Mation conven- kiion in Canarsie. ; Prices for furnishing the. new motor wajfon for Hose No. 8 were ^ reported, and among eleven concerns, only tihree were within the $3,600 vot- 1 ad for the apparatus «t the last vil- : iftge election. An award was not made Lby the council. ) Ohief Randall wt^s empowered to ' obtain pricea on K)^ masks, the Ooun- [ cil baviit^ decided that they are neces- ftary at inreit auch MS occurred at the l^f^rttoport Dttnk, where emoke ¥W8 su I'.^lsiws 'tt^t the firemen wen almost hikUlad and were hampered in their The Chief, with Secretary Niles and Aahdowii, cununittee on tgo»40» Uw aeveral Are houses, went em- to ohtoin bida and ixna-eeii thair iiwtelUtiAa. OrSTRICT ATTORNEY (' ,1 .v kl.KS K. VVKKK (Fourth of ll gericH of articlcM hy Fred (K lia'dirin. special .Mineola RejrreHe)ifntive.) Charles R. Weeks, since takinpr of- fice a.s District .\ttorney of Nns.=au C/Ounty on Janu.-iry 1, 1017, has bci'n one of tlie bounty's busiest otlijiais. I>urin;i the ]jerio.l that he has b.e.i in office .-Jine of th.- ir.osl impoi'tant crimiiuii ca.-.es that have developed in this county have been broug'ht to triti! and in thu majority of Ciiscd convic- tions 'have 'oL'cn secured through Lh. untiring eH\iirt.s of the District .-Vttor- ney ami his staff in scouring and pre- senting evidence. One of the lii.-t cases brouffht un- der the District Attorney's eye was the charjare of attempted bribery against Colonel Henry M. Bennett of Oyster Bay, involving an attempt on the part of Bennett to influence ths judgm'ant of a juror in a trial in which the plaintiff sued for $400,000. .'^fter an exhaustive trial Colonel Bennett was convicted and .sentenced to a term in Sing Sing. iRecently the District Attorney .showed 'hi.s impartiality when Mrs. Irene Zuckemian, a prominent wo- man of Cedarhurst, was indicted on a charge of attempting to shoot her butler. The District Attorney press- ed the case against the womanaas vi.u- orously as though she had teen a man and thoLiich courteous at all times, managed to .\ecure enoujjh admit- tances from the defendant and her witnesssa to warrant Ihe jury finding her guilty. District -Attorney Weeks has won the distinction of being tha first Dis- trict Attorney of the count.v to obtain convictions against bookmakers, two of the latter having pleaded guilty af- ter conclusive evidence had been ob- tained against them. The District At- torney told a Post reporter on Thurs- day tlhat he intends to take vigorous action this year against all forms of gambling in the county and doco not . intend to permit Nassau County to be a haven for those who come from city dives. -Xm^ng other criminal trlal.s in which the District .Attorney displayed a tiegree of skill which places iiim on UL par with the bj.'st prosecutinsT at- torneys in this statL', n.ay ba mention- xl that in wiii.h dCse.. v/cli U.iown re..,i(ients of Hicksville were convicted of Ul.lawful assembly, the trial and I'onvlction of Dominick Damasco of Lynbrook who is serving a lon.i' w.r.n for .second (ie;ii'ao man.'^lajght.'r and tliat at \\hic;i t.)ur youths of New , Hyde Park were convicted and sent to jail for committing a serious assault i upon a young girl. Even in the trial of Bianco de Saulles, who was ac- quitted of the charge of murdering I her husband, the District .Attorney I showed a clevcrne.ss in handling? the witnesses, some of whom became unex- : pectedly antagonistic, and in present- ; ing the state's side of th.3 ca.se to the : jury which won words of commenda- I tion for him even from those who be- lieved the woman innocent. I Oharles R. Wec4ts was born in Port j Washington, 1.-. 1., and at 2C years of ' age graduated from Dickinson Law ' School at Carlyle, Pa. He was admif- i ud to the bar in lOOIi and in 190(5 -was j selected as a .Tustico of the IVice for , Norlh Henvpsttad to lill an unexpir- ed Lcrm. In liUl h:- was vlected to ' th'> o^ice of Justice of 'he I'eace and j in 1014 appointed a.s First .Assistant I District .\ttorney of Nassau County, I .serving uniler I.p'.vis J. Smith, now County JudKi'. In Xi .embsr, 1916, ' the (present District .MtnTy vas elected to ofii;'e by a majority laiver than that given any other candidate for county ofTiL-e i;i thi.--. county. The record of Charles R. Weeks, since then has clearly demonstrated that tihe people's faith in his ability was not misplaced. HOME COMING OF COUNCILOR GOLDEN An Occtuion of Festivity and Jolli- fication at Freeport Mechanics ^ Lodge. FREEPORT HOLDS LEAD Sanday Schools Shows Greatest Gains in Contest. ARREST SCHWAB ON DISORDER CHARGE GLADYS STORY WEDS LIEUT. R. REMSEN The military police early Tuesday morning caused the arrest of Louis Schwab, proprietor of the Boulevard Hotel, Freeport, and he was arrai.tfn- ed before Police Justice (^linton M. Flint, chargred with keaping a house of disorder. He pleaded not guilty through his counsel, Ceorge M. l^'vy, and wa.s paroled in the latter's custo- dy until ne.xt Tuesday for examina- tion. The arrest of Schwab follow.s his exoneration only two weeks ago by U. S. Commissioner Felix Reifchneid- er, Jr., before whom he was charged with having- sold intoxicating liquor to soldiers. Schwab's defense was that he did not purchase the drink sold as akoholk and clainie<i that it was ijear cr'^rae de menthe in.stead of the genuine article. Since last October Schwab has been running his place on the temperance basis, having been without a liquor license. Cabaret performanc-cs and chop suey h.tvo been features of the place. It is reported that before Sichwab was arreateil Tuesday morning a brawl occurred nar the hotel and this, with other noi.ses, awakened tho neighborhood. CURFEW FOR FREEPORT Trustees Regulate Hours for Inhab- itants Under 18 Years. iiiiiyiiih Curfew regulations for boys and girls under 18 veara of age were en- acted by the Village Trusteee of Free- port yesterday (Thursday) afternoon, and will take effect immediately. Between the hours oif H p.m. and 6 a.m., all pertions under the agj limit pruseribeil, will not be permitted on the streets or in other pub^ pktceit unless accompanied by their psrenUi. The presence of many ttoldiers in the yiU«|{e and the desire of the vil- I la>j;a tru»teea to elintinate dMitgers which mighi aumNutd the ^oung peo- I pie had an important boann^ on the I aitoptiim ol hho curfew rrKolatMHU. The marriage of Miss Gladys Story, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. Story, to Lieutenant Richard Rem- •.en of Hollis was tjuietly solemnized last Saturday evening at the home of ihe bride's i)arents, 171 .Merrick road, Freeport. Miss Story's brother, Cadet William Clinton Story, was recently killed in an aeroplane collision near .Memphis, Tenn., and because of his death the vviuldiiig arrangements were without anv ela'borat? features. The immediate families of the cou- ple and a few intimate friends wit- nessed the ceremony, which was per- formed by Kev. J. Sidney C-juld, pas- lor of the Freeport Presbyterian Church, and assisted by R. K. Wicks I of the Dutch Refornie.i Church, Ja- I maica. I I.'ieu'teimnt Remsen andi his bride have ^\)ne on a trip after which he will return to Camp Dix, N. J., whero he has been stationed. He i.s a gradu- ate of the Polytechnic Institute, I Dartmouth College and Columbia l.>aw School. He was admitt4.>d to the Bar .Srhortly before going to Plattsburg i for military training. I Misi Story was actively associated I with Red Cross work in Freeport. She I graduated from Packer and later from j Smi tit College. j Invests Trust Funds in Bonds. County Treasurer WiHiam E. Luys- I ter announced on Tuesday that he had I puruhased 115,000 in Liberty Bonds , from court aiid trust funds in his , handa as county treasurer. Authority I fur county treasurers U> iiiv«»t trust fund moneys in Liberty Boadt is con- veyed in a recent Legislative euact' ^tant. The purchase of the bonds wne mrade through Mra. Silas H. Andrews of the Mineola Liberty >I.ioan Gomnait- Ue and tbe purchase will be credited to M-ineola'« quota. .• ; ... . \..:^,L:^i.:^.. . * ... • .: . y . • .' One of the m<>.*t plea.sanl meetings of ihe year with Freeport Council, .IT. O. U. A. .M., was that held la.st Friday evening when State (Councilor C. Wesley (iolden, a member of the Council, made an ofTicial home-comin;< visit, aftrr completing his itinerary to other councils. Delegaitions from Rockville Centre Council No. HO, from Richmond Council, Richmond, Staten Island, National and Past National Ollirers, State and Paii^t State Ofli- cers, and Deputy State Councilor Geo. H. Ileeve of Rockville were present, ami formed a distinguished assem- blage. i-'a.-t .State Councilor Stephen W. Hunt had charge of the ceremonies as Acting Councilor. Prior to thi- reception of the State and National dignitaries, speeches were made by Past Councilor Gnjmm of Rockville Centre Councjl and Past Councilor Baldwin of P'reeport Council. \Unity in Brotherhood\ was the topic .s;'lejL- ed by Past Councilor Grimm an I il was well presente<l. A talk which received rounds OL applause was given by National Rep- resentative Joseph D. Tunison ol Richmond Hill. His theme was Anur- icanism and the Jufiior (). U. .\. M. as applied to the war. Others VVT.O gave pleasiing talks were State Viie Councilor Matthew Hull, State Trca - urer MaeCollam, National Kepiescn- taitive '*Jim\ Walker, Past National Representatives Sterner and Mat- thews, and Councilor Wakhani of Richmond Council. Sandwiches and coffee were served ih the banquet room after the session which closed shortly before midnight. Interest in the Sunday S-chools' at- tendance contest is increasing as indi- •'ated t»y the gains for the past week. I The F'reeport schools, which a.>»serted much strength in percentage incrca.sl\ i at the start, continue to show the way 1 to Rockville (\entre and Baldwin, the : other contesting villages. Freeport has flve schools in the contest and ' Rockville Centre four, giving the for- , ni-T an a»lvantage. The contest closes this month, Last week's record shows the following gains. I Freeport—Lutheran. 74 per cent; j Methodist. G4; Presbyterian 94; Bap- tist, 79; Episcopal, 96. I Baldwin—Lutheran, 79; .Methodist, I iU. Rockville Centre—Lutheran, H4; 1 Methodist, 7(1; Baptist. 70; Presbyt:- : rian, •'j.'l. BAYVIEW'S NEW WAGON Freeport Fire Council Awards Con- tract for Motor Hose. The Freeport Fire Council at a spe- cial meeting held on Tuesday even- ing, awarded the contract for furnisih- .ng Hos2 No. 'i (the Bayview Com- pany) with a new motor apparatus to the .'American LaP'rance Ck)mpany, ii'-i,oOO having been voted by the tax- payers at the recent village election. The company is to furnish a Brock- away hose wagon, four-cylinder type, , electrically equipped throughout and I up^to-date in every other feature. i With procurement of the equipment I for Hose 3, th« entire PVeeport de- ! partment will be on a motor basis j throughout, completing the progres- I «ive movement undertaken within the past few years. Doughty's Vote Upsets Plans to Take $48,600 From Hempstead Road Money ''Grab\ Nipped in the Bad by Strategy of New ^^ Supervisor. G. Wilbur Doughty took his seat as the new member of the Board of Su- pervisors on Friday following his ap- pointment, on Thurstlay, by the Town Board a« additional Supervisor for the Town of Hempstead. Mr. Doughty's induction into oflice was witnessed by a large gathering of his friends who presented him with a beautiful floral horseshoe. In speak- ing of the tribute. Assemblyman Mc> Whinney said that the word \Suc- ces.s,\ spoUeti out in gilt letters on the flower piece, was a synonym of what .Mr. Doughty's friends and the people of the Town of Hempstead b3- lieve that his term of office will prove bo be. In answering the compliment Su- pervisor Doughty stated that all that the Town of Hempstead wants is jus- tice fix>m the other two townships, Mnd that the belief held by some that Hempstead through having two Su- pervisors would seek to make unfair deniund,s on the other two townships i« without foundation. He praised the work accomplishetl by Supervisor '^mith during the latter's term of of- ru'c and expressed the belief that Su- pervisor Smith would prove a valu- able aid in giving counsel as to the management of township affairs. During the meeting Supervisor Doughty introduced a resolution which will restore the system in vogue prior to 1911 of apportioning monies for county road maintenance and im- provement in accordance with the as- sessed valuation of the townships rather than in regard to tlie road mileage in each township. This prac- tice will give Hempstead $18,22.\) mort- this year for its road maintenance funJ and $30,:!7;J more for its spe- cial road improvement appropriation. Supervisor Remsen of North Hemp- stead, who heretofore haa bo.'n o[>- posed to the Boheme to change the method oi' apportioning county road moneys voted in favor of the resolu- tion. Supervisor Seaman spoke in oppo- sition to the r.^iolutioii and voted ac- cordingly. The vote on the resolution .stood: Supervisors .Smith and Doughty, four vote? each in favor. Supervisor Remsen two votes in fa- vor and Supervisor Seaman two votes against. Comptroller Bennett has compiled the following figures to show the va- rious sums that will be alioted to the different townships under the new sys- tem and the table shows the amounts that each township received under the old plan: Appropriations for county road maintenance and improvement, 1918; appropriations based on amounts of total assessed valuation: Hempstead—Total assessed valua- tion, $70,111,020. Percentage of as- sessed valuation 50.2.5 per cent. .Amount of road maintenance appro- priation $75,375. Amount of Special road Improvement appropriation $125,625. Appropriations as apportioned for Hempstead Townsihip loy rc»9olution of Board of Supervisors on December 14, 1917, based on mileage. Number of miles 113.61 Amount of road maintenance appropriation $57,- 150. .Amount of special road improve- ment appropriation $95,250. North Hempstead—Total essessed valuation $34,259,194. Percentage of assessed valuation 24.5G per cent. -Amount of road maintenance appro- priation $36,840. Amount of special road imi)rovcment appropriation $()1,- 400. Apportionment based on mileage- Number of miles 73.35. .Amount of road maint.^nance appropriation $36,- 900. .Amount of special road improve- ment appropriation $61,500. Oyster Bay—Total assessed valua- tion $70,111,020. Percentage of as- ses.sed valuation 25.19 per cent. .Amount of I'oad maintenance appro- priation i?37,785. Amount of special road improvement appropriation $62,975.00. Apportionment based on mileage— Number of miles lll.Ofi. Amount of road maintenance appropriation $.55,- 950. .\mount of special road improve- ment appropriation $93,2.50. The new resolution affects moneys that represent the unexpended por- tion of highway items for county road* of any year prior to 1917 and alKmoiisj's hereafter to be paid for highway purposes. Under the new system Oyster Bay will for the.com- ing year have $37,785, instead of $55,950 as its share of the road main- tenance appropriation and its special road improvement appropriation will be $30,275 !ois than under ths old method of distribution. Methodists Hear New Pastor. The congregation of the Freeport M. E. Church last Sunday heard for the iirat time ita new pastor, Rev. Everett .\.. Bumes, successor to Rev. Saul ();' Curtice, now in charge of the Hempatead church. The new pastor, who had been sta- uoptid in I^iilgeport, OoriU., preached two intereetiag sermons. He and his family will looa.te at the parsonage within the coming fortiught, follow* ing a i«nov«ttion of tlie dwelliikg. On Sunday, y»MU>r Burnaa waa ootar- tained by Williani U. MaUer, Presi- dtoiit of tho Oilkial Bofurd of the church. Funeral of H. L Crandell. The funeral of Henry L. Crandell, formerly vice-president of the Bank of Long Island, who died last Friday, was h.ld Sunday afternon fi-um his late home, 88 South Ocean avenue, Freeport. The service w«s conducted by Revs. JE. A. BurivB, the new pastor of the Fraeport M. E. Church; Saul O. Cur- ti<^ and I). A. Jordan, fornter pas- tors. Then wmm m Urf* wthariag of friends at the 8*TTIM MM mmmff tkit- al itributeit. Miaa Irene Van Riper of the M. E. Church ]Phoir, atuvg two ^iiyjnni with muk^ effact Infettrmaat vmta at Ur«onA»kl Coinatary. FREEPORT DISPLAYS ITS HONOR FLAG Loan Quota Emblem Raised---Sub- scriptions Now $340,650—Doable Quota is Expected. The h.)nor flag won by FVeeport for obtaining its Liberty I/oan quota of $197,500, is now displayed beside the service flag at the railroad station pLaza. The patriotic cerentonies anti- cipated in coiuiection with winning tlie flag did not occur last FViday af- btrnoon, as the committee could not make arrangements for music and oth- er contemplated features. Since reaching the quota, the Free- port Committee has not relaxed its efforts in obtaining subscriptions and as The Nassau Post goes to press, has obtained .'J35o,7()0. The committee is confident that it will double the quota before the campaign clo.ses tomorrow (Saturdav) night. Throughout the district, which in- cludes Roo&evelt, Merrick and East Meadow, there has been much rejok:- ing over the results accomplished and the double quota goal is being watch- ed with great interest. , Sulbscriptions to the loan issue have oome from about 2,500 inhabitants of the district, a ratio which, while smaller than anticipated, has brought splendid res.ults. The Freeport • banks have worked hard in connection with the loan and deserve much cnedit. SUPERVISORS PLAN FOR CO-OPERATION In Effecting Efficient Coanty Ad- ministration to Have Advice of Department Heads. On Friday last the Supervisor? vot- ed to hold two meetings each week, the meeting days to be on Monday and Friday. The time will be fixed by the chairman. The Board decided to request the various heads of the departments of the county to meet with the Board on the second Wednesday of each month and have asked the departiment heads to be prepared to submit any matters in the adroinistration of \their department that may be advanta- geous, and to join in a general dda- ouasion for the interest of the county govemmenit. Carl H. Watson, civil engineer, rep- resenting the U. S. Government, ap- peared before the Supervisors on Fri- day last and spoke of the heavy traf- Ific that passes over Stewart avenue and Clinton road as a result of the establishment of the aviation fields and Oamp Mills. He requested the oo-operation of the Board with the government miilitary fauthorities 'in ascertaining what can be done t o keep the roads in condiition. On recom- mendation of Supervisor Smith the 'Board voted to refer the imatter to the State Highway Commissioner and thait the Board as a committee of the whole appear before the State High- way lOommissdon in company with Asdemblyman MoWhinney with a view to learning what aid the state will give toward keeping the roads men- tioned in good sihape. The <'.ounty Treasurer, was authof- ized to designate seven clerks from his oftice force to examine the collec- tor's returns and to gather neces- sary data Por the 1916 tax sale. The clerks are to work overtime from the hours of four to eleven and re- ceive pay at the rate of $120 a moivth. The overtime charges are to be charg- ed and pro-rated upon the property to be sold. The janitors ompiloyed at the Court House asked the Board for an increase of salary. The matter was laid over until Friday of this week. FIRE BOrfsEND OFF Baldwin Gives Treat to Members Called to War. The \boys\ of the Baldwin Fira Department selected to go to Gamj> Upton were given a send-off at the- fire house in Ohurch street on Wed- nesday evening of last wi.3ek. The affair was in the able hands of Mrs. Jacob Cartnan and Mrs. Joseph Car- man. Friends and neighbors con- tributed generously to the bountifxd repast which was enjoyed by the large crowd that had assernkded. ^ Music for the occasion was fur- niaiied by a band of fourteen piecea from Brooklyn. The band waa ae- (;ured through the etforta of two of ita meimbent, Messrs. Milton and Wal- ter Greei). \grandsons of Mrs. J«oob 'Cannan. Dancing waa enjoyed urttil Th* evening will be a phtaaant mem- ory in the ininda of the boya w^ have left to serve Cheir country and , a ramimtor of the many ^^uod fri*»ndi» tkay have at hmut. .

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