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The daily press. (White Plains, N.Y.) 1929-????, May 24, 1929, Image 8

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TilK DAILY PRESS Wlllftf PLAINS, N. Y.. WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 1939 Pictorial News Views of Interest Throughout Westchester •T ~». PURSUING LAWN' DESTROYER. A group of Columbus School students of New Rochelle. Miss Katherine E. Dolbcar. elementary, science supervisor, and Miss Florence Garris, trappi ng the tricky Asiatic beetle bug as he destroys the roots of grass on the school grounds They have dug up the sod and t urmd it upside down and there is Mr. Eat-'cm-up Beetle himself. A Sawn infested by this pest is easily recognizable by its moth-eaten appearance. The Park Department recommends putting pn three pounds of arsenate of lead to every hundred square feet of grass. This should be sprinkled on and raked in to get under the soil. If placed there before rain, the rain will carry down the preparation which is instant death to the small marau ­ der. As this powder is poisonous, care must be taken to protect the little folks who likc ( to play on the lawns- ELECTED PRESIDENT. Mrs. Robert R. Rennie, who was elected as the next president of the Choral Art Society of New Rochelle. Elections were held after the annual luncheon of members at the Larchmont Shore Club. DIRECTOR OF FESTIVAL. National Girl Scout director of pageants, who took charge of the \Festival of Youth ” so suc ­ cessfully presented at the Senior High School. New Rochelle. Friday night, by (he Girl Scouts of that city. The festival was originated and prepared by Miss Schrottky. POLICE CHIEF RETIRES. Frank Cody, of New Rochelle, who is rearing after 38 years of service in the police department, nine years of which were as chief. The city gave him a testimonial purse of S3.202 and honored nim in other ways. DANCERS APPEAR AT GARDEN PARTY. Agnes Boone Dancers who entertained with a special program at the garden party given at the home of Mrs. Edward Haskins. Pelham Manor. Saturday afternoon, by members of the Pelham League of Women Voters. CHIEF CODY REWARDED. A testimonial purse of S3.202 was presented to the retiring Chief at the Elks Club last Sunday night. Left to right, in the photo, arc Commissioner Ed ­ mund Hume. Chief Cody. Mrs. Cody. Commissioner Edward J.-Cordial, and Commissioner Philip S. Tilden. I i r i |M-. n I Q 1 UCiKA P HER WEDS . Arthur Scholl, of -456 E ITfth street. New York City, who formerly resided in West ­ chester^ married Miss Bertha Rebholm. daughter of Mrs. Amalie Rcbholm. at the latter's home. West 143rd stixet. on May 4. They are now enjoying a honeymoon in Atlantic City. Mr. Scholl, who was an aerial photographer in the United States Army Air Corps during the World War. is now staff photogra- LOOK OUT FOR THE YOUNGSTERS. COUNTY RECORD TOPPLES

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