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PAGE TWO ML\ GOUVERNEUR FREE PRESS WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 26. 1927. News of the Past From the Files of the Gouverneur Free Press J |HOW MUCH HISTORY!; ! HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN? $ HKXKY W. KLNO.N Autho r tf :Hiirt)-in»f V»«i> \K\. Utto!><-r -<>, l> [ *. Mis** Nina Tbayt-r is visiting tru-nds in Adams. Fred E K ungate ot Iliou ha* been spending a lew days at his old home lure. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Losee expect to leave next week fur their home in Lewis I'uunty. The ellipse of the sun last Thurs- day afternoon was satisfactorily ob- served by many persons h>-re Rev. W. K SkiiiiL-r preached at Ox Bow on Sunday in exchange with Ktv T. A. Sanson of th.it place. Miss Hattie C. Williams of Water- town is spending a week m town, the guest of her aunt. Mrs. C. A. l'arker. Mrs. Matilda Keeler, accompanied by her uiece. tieuie biguail, left on Friday :o visit Mrs. Antun Meyur at Albany. Miss Edith Haile of New York ar- rived in town Saturday and is stop- ping with her sister, Mrs. Don Far- mer. Mrs. Osborn and Miso Mary Jones j of Cleveland. Ohio, have recently ; visited the families of Hon. G. S. I Conger and A. L. Woodworih. j Anchor your gates to something solid. Monday is hallowe'en and I animated spirits sometimes engage in rough and foolish pranks on that night. Mr. Fred Foster and family start- ed last Wednesday to rftwm to their home at Hanford, California. They i laad been in Gouverneur since the j first of August visiting friends and I attending to business affairs. Another teacher, as assistant to the principal of the West Side school, was found necessary this fall in order to properly care for the pu- pilB of that grade in this school. Mise Nora Hodgkin has been engaged to j fill the position. j Oct •:>'•. 1^7: Wedding bells. j Ffiuiti'r Kiiapp .-peaks in the vil- lag-- Thursday, November 3rd. The pru. of coal has been ad- j vanced io cents a ton on all kinds 1 at Watertown. I Ilichland i> bound to k.»-p up its reputation About two inclu s ot snow fell there last Saturday morning. Mr John McCar ,• has unproved the appearances of his residence by enclosing the grounds with a tasty- iron fence The heavy wind Sunday night tore the awning in front of McFerran Bros >tore and broke the plate glass window. Theodore Whitney of the firm of W B. Whitiu-y <v Son, who has been routined to th- house with typhoid fever, is out on the street. Work is progressing rapidly on the new steam saw mill, in this village, but :t is hardly probable that any lumber will be cut in it this season. Jack Frost did some very artistic decorative work about the fountain in the little park last night, and very- pretty it was until Old Sol destroyed it. A fatal accident occurred at Mas- sena on Saturday morning. Mr. Eli C.rego fell from the top of J. D. De- rosia's new house, striking the ground on his knees and shoulders. He died from the injuries on Sunday evening. Miss Lillie M. Howard, who was a friend of the late Miss Nora Cush- man, and a student of the Brooklyn Training School for nurses, died from tvphoid fever at Brooklyn, N. Y. U , last Friday night. She con- tracted the disease while nursing a friend at Elizabethtown. Miss How- ard was in Gouverneur for Miss Cushman's funeral. \ History of tk« Uailed Sute§ •< America V *\ u4 St4*ligkU M AaKficN History J 8KRIKS J* QrKsnoNS 1 Name two military exploit* of Mad Anthony Way tie? 2 Where were the deported A( a- uians taken ? 3 — What city was once caled Fort Duquesne, jinl w by ^di^alled ? 4- -Who was the seventh President of the United States'.' 5—-What were the Alabama Claims'.' 6 -What two objects are there in tariff duties'.' 7 — What is meant by free coinage of silver'' S—Have we free coinage of any no-tal \ 9- Where, when, and why was the C^jenuial Exposition held? 10— WTR-n was the great Civil Ser- vice Reform law enacted? (Answers in next week's issue.) How to Play BRIDGE erics ij2j-~ 28 by Wynne Ferguson Author of 'PRACTICAL AUCTION BRIDCE* tw.-yki't 1911. by Ho>>. Jr AKTICLE No. 1 S Kit IKS AN'SWKKS (An 1 — 3 — 5 — 8— 9 — 10- iwers to last week's questions.) William Henry Harrison. Nathaniel Hawthorne. Andrew W. Mellon. -Secretary of the Treasury under Jefferson. Albert Sidney Johnston. -Hampered their industries and alienated them from England. -Wolf and Montcalm. -John C. Pemberton. -William Pitt. Lord Chatham. -A plan for uniting the colonies drawn up by Franklin in 1754. I GRALYN — T H EAT R Ell WEDNESDAY, October 26— GEORGE O'HARA in I CALIFORNIA OR BUST I I A mile-a-minute gaaoliite romance! Bureting with hilarious humor, fanciful romance, action and fun! Comedy—HEAVYATION and latest M. G. M. NEWS I THURSDAY and FRIDAY, October 27 and 28— ' JOHN GILBERT in his lata* special I TWELVE MILES OUT ' I A smashing picture of rum-runners and hJ«jacker», from the noted Broadway stage hit! With ERNEST TORRENCE and JOAN CRAWFORD. Comedy—AJLL WOOL I I SATURDAY, October 29, Matinee and Nigbt— I I BUCK JONES in DESERT VALLEY I A thrilling romance of the fighting west against the elemental I backgrounds of the Mojave Desert, See it, . Comedy—NOT TO BE TRUSTED | | MONDAY, October 31— | I ANNA Q. NFLSSON and LEWIS STONE in • LONESOME LADIES I A ootnedj-drama for erery wife, every husband, and everyone | that hopes t o be either: I Comedy—KISS PAPA and latest M. G. M. NEWS I I TUESDAY, November 7 1— I JOAN CRAWFORD and OWEN MOORE in I . THE DAXI DANCER J | Thrills, humor, pathoa, clothes, background and romance. \The I Thrills, humor, pathos, clothes, background and romance. \The Taxi Dancer\ has them all. Comedy—GHOST OF FOLLY LOCAL ACCIDENT CASES ARE HEARD . --i James Cassidy of Gouverneur Award- ed 10 Per Cent Loss After Examina- tion in Compensation Court. j At the term of compensation court held at Canton last week, 56 cases were presented. Only ten cases were! closed. j The case of Bert Price of Richvillel against D. Ashton Moore of Dekalb,) which has been disputed for some time, has been referred to the desk! of the referee for settlement. Moore carried no insurance on Price who was doing carpenter work for him., so the case is unusual in that aspect. George Collins, East Main street. Canton, who had his hand operated on at the Hepburn hospital this fall, was awarded compensation for one and one-half weeks to supplement the award for a similar time which he had previously received. He is em- ployed by John Coakley, local builder. The case of Louis Saidel of Gouv- erneur who Is employed by Sol Kap- lan of Gouverneur was closed with- out award. The case of Stanley Barr of Richville. an employe of the Val- *ibr Construction Company of New Milford, Conn., was continued and payments made were approved. James Cassidy of Gouverneur was awarded 10 per cent loss after exam- ination by Dr. Benton. His disabili- ty lasted for ten weeks for which he received an award of $153.90. His amployer was R. R. Stockham of Gouverneur. Joseph Welsh of Ed- wards, employed by the St. Joseph's I^ead company, had his case closed. Wlllard Ormsbe of Hermon re- ceived an award of $17.31 per week from July 5 to date, making an amount of about $255 and his case was continued. He is employed by ?t. Lawrence county. Edward Depan of Gouverneur. employed by the town of Fowler, received an award of $9.65 per week from July 5 to Aug. 18. making nearly $60. The case of Robert Aldridge of Edwards employed by the St. Law- rence county highway department at Canton, was referred to the referee to be settled in about two months. Joseph Liscumb of Hermon, em- ployed by the town of Hermon, had his case closed without award. Harley Petrie of Hailesboro had his case closed. Petrie is employed by the town of Fowler. It in roally surprising what simple; mistakes often are made by players I who think they pla> a pretty fair! game. Here are several examples! that the writer noticed in a recent game: Hearts—K, 6, 3 Clubs--J. 4 Diamonds- K, 7, 6, 3, 2 Spades—J, lo, S : Y : - ' *: A it : : Z Hearts—Q, 9, 4 Clubs A, Q,' 7 Diamonds-—A, > Spades- -A, Q, 7, 6, 2 Z dealt, bid one spad*•, A and Y pass- ed and B bid two hearts. Z bid two j spades, all passed and A opened the | tt-n of hearts, Z's proper play, of course, is the king of hearts in dum- ''. my. B must either win this trick with the ace or allow the king to ! hold. If he wins the trick, Z must win the next two heart tricks, for he holds the queen nine of hearts owr B's jack. If n should fail to i play the ace, Z must win one more ; trick with the queen of hearts. In either event, therefore, by playing ; the king of hearts at trick one, Z is sure of two tricks, no matter how B i plays. In the actual play,' however, J Z made a serious mistake When the . ten of hearts was led, he played the trey of hearts from Y's hand and B ! also played low. z was thus forced j to win the trick with the queen and j B now held the ace jack of hearts ! over Y's king and was, therefore, as-j sured of two tricks. I Z's mistakes in this hand, how-! ever, were not over. After winning! the first heart trick with the queen, he led a low diamond and won the ! trick in Y's hand with the king. He j now had two possible plays. He could had th^ jack of spades or the low Hub. with the purpose in view of finessing in either case His proper lead was the jack of spades If this finesse should losv, he would have a re-entry in Y's hand with the ttm of spaxles. If B should cover with the king of spades, Z should play his ace and thus again have a re-entry with the ten of spades. If B held the king and failed to cover, Y's jack of spades would hold the trick and Z should then lead Y's low club and play the queen from his own hand. If this finesse loses, he will thus have a re-entry with the jack of clubs in . Y's hand. ' Z. however, thought of none of these facts. He proceeded to lead ' the jack of clubs from \\$ hand and ' A won the trick with the king. He returned! a low heart and B won two 1 heart tricks with the ace jack. B then led a low club which Z was obliged to win with the queen of clubs in his own hand. He now had , no way to get Y's hand in the lead ! except, by trumping a club. He' trumped with the eight of spades and B over-trumped with the nine. As B originally held the K, 9, 5 of spades, be also made the king of spades so that Y-Z scored only two , odd. On the other hand, if Z had played his finesse correctly, he would have scored four odd and game, provided, of course, that he had played the king of hearts at trick one. It is mis- takes such as Z made in this hand that lose so many games;and the sad part of it is that they are all so easy to avoid. Learn to think out your plays in advance and select one that gives you the best chance for game. Here is another hand that illus- trates the value of planning your finesse* so that you will get a double chance for game, instead of a single one: Hearts—Q, 9, 8, 5 Clubs—6. 3 Diamonds—Q Spades—J Hearts—J, 7, 6 Clubs*—J, 10 \Diamonds^—none Spades—9, 8 y : A I : Z Hearts—none Clubs—A. Q, 9, 5 Diamonds—none Spades—A, Q, 10 Hearts—K, 10 Clubs—K, 8, 7 Diamonds—8 Spade*—K, 6 Z is playing the hand, spades are trumps and Y\ hand is in the lead. He has two possible finesses, one in clubs and one in spades. If he leads the jack of clubs, he is sure of the balance of the tricks for if B covers with the king, Z will play his ace and put Y's hand again in the lead with the ten of clubs. He can then finesse the spades. If B doesn't cover the jack of clubs, Z should then play the low spade and finesse the queen. He should then play first the ace of clubs and then a small club and trump in Y's hand. He can then trump a heart. lead the ace of spades and his clubs are good. Played in either of these ways, Y-Z can win all of the tricks. Suppose, however, that Z at trick j one takes the spade finesse before! the club finesse. It will win. of course, but how can he get Y's hand j in again to make the club finesse? He would thus have to lose a club 1 trick and win one less trick than if 1 he had first taken the club finesse, j There are numberless hands where I these principles should be applied, so ' study them carefully and If you thor- oughly understand them yo>u will win many a game and rubber that you could not win otherwise. WEDNESDAY, November 2— WHEN A DOG LOVES with RANGER COMING— i McFADDEN'S FLATS WHAT PRICE GLORY and THE ROUGH RIDERS | (XAIRE MAN HELD FOR POST OFFICE THEFTS Ogdensburg, Oct. 24.—William E. Rabetroy, 21. of Clare, waived ex- amination and was h-^ld in $1.\\*'» hail for federal district court Friday ^vh'*i: arra:gned before t\. ?. Com- missioner John M Barr on a charge -f taking two parcel post package? from a mail box at Clare October :fi. 1926. Complaint was filed by Henry P Reese, postal inspector. The packages contained a small cali- bre rifie and cartridge?. Rabetroy was taken to county jail in Canton. AT WATER-KENT Radio Prices Reduced on 1928 Models THE 1928 PRICES EFFECTIVE NOW Receiving Sets Model 35 $49 wai S 65 Model 30 _..$65 wit S 80 Model 33 $75 was $ 90 Model 32 $90 wis $110 Radio Speakers Model E $24 was $30 Model L $12.50 was $15 SPECIAL COMBINATION PRICE ON MODEL 35 ONE DIAL, SIX TUBE SET 1—Model 35 Radio 6—Canning ham Tubes 1—Model L Speaker 2—45-Volt Ray-o-Vac \B\ Batteries 1_\C\ Battery, Ray-o-Vac 1—Exide 100 A. H. \A\ Battery 1— AatemaeKit Afl Complete, Nothing Else to Bay For $90 Cask V. E. WOODWORTH PHONE 10S-J 22 HOWARD ST. GRALYN TO SHOW | TWELVE MILES OUT George O'Hara Will Play in \CaB- fomia or Bust\ on Wednesday, \Taxi Dancer\ Coming. The feature picture at the Gralyn ' for the coming week will be. \Twelve Miles Out,\ featuring John Gilbert, and Joan Crawford, on Thursday and ' Friday. Oct. 27 and 28. Other pic- tures to be shown are. \California or Bust\ on Wednesday. \Etesert Valley,\ on Saturday, \Lonesome Ladies.\ on Monday and \The Taxi Dancer\ on Tuesday. George O'Hara. who has many times been compared with Wally, Reid, as to likeness and personality, stars in \California or Bust.\ This is a story of the famou3 Santa Fe Trail and the cast includes HeJen Foster. John Steppling, John Fox, Jr. and Irving Bacon. • Intensive practice in running a small steam tug through Pacific breakers wa? J.hn G.lbert's latest activity, a strenuous sort of training to prepare him for his role in \Twelve Miles Cut.\ which is a vivid f.lmization of William A. McGoire'a famous stae^ play, based on the ad- ventures of a rum-runner and hi- jackers. Thi? is a fast \moving pic- ture The ra = t is notable, including Joan Crawford a? the heroine. Ernest Torrence. Ei:~-n Percy, Bert Roach. Paulette Duva: Doro'thy Sebastian. GW<JI L*-<> and :>:hers. Virginia Brown Faire appears as M;:ir-d Dean in 'Desert Valley.\ -•arr.r.g Bu-:k Jones, which ;s a :hr:;i:np romar.'e of the Fighting W-st. Sh<-- f. cures in a struggle •hrough a de?rr; sand storm and *hr-. srory r*-H<b-t a happy conclusion in th- ftnii ?r • .-.\- '•Lori^-orr.? r.ai.fs \ is a spicy ar.i r.ich-powtj-^i -r.aceay drama of do- m~-:.c 1;'\. f.i>. J . w.:h many r.ew and very human \haracter ang'.e? and riot tw-;?:?. :.--*•-;? Stone and Anna y. Ni'.ssc-n -r>-'-s: <n this feature. Th* Taxi I/anc^r.\ »r:;::^; into a srr^-n piay by A P. Younger fr-*m T.e nrvei. is a rr.od c rn story of N-w Y;.rk. se: ,n the niph: --labs and jarz d.str-.-ts of :ha: xeiropol.s. Joan \rawf-rd ;ak-s th? lead and is most -.Mv support**! bv 0**>*J 6 M*>cre. Marc Ma-Dfnrr. Clsir*- Ma-DoweJI. Douela? Giimrr- R*>:k:i'e Fellowes. Gertrude Aster and others. FRED REESE, FORMERLY OF FAYETTEVILLE, DlESj Fred Reese, aged 72 years, a for- ( mer resident of Fayetteville. died Saturday afternoon at the farm home of Samuel Farr, between Harnsville and Fullerville. following an illness of several weeks. Hernia was given as the cause of death. Little is known or Mr. Reese. He has been a resident of Gouverneur and vicinity for the past three years, coming here directly from Fayette- ville, near Syracuse, where he spent most of his life. He worked at odd jobs about the village and a short time ago went to the Fan* farm to make his home. Funeral services were held Mon- day from the undertaking parlors of Glen W. Severance and burial was made at Riverside cemetery. WATSO\ WEI>S >fISS LUTHER Harry Ellis Watson of Piti^irn and Miss Pearl Anna Luther of Har- ri--v-i]I* were married at a quiet cere- Tiony at ' Monday afternoon at the •cr^oii&rr of the First Pr _byterian church cere. Rer W. r Sj-'nner. i'js'c r. ;-erforme-d the rrarriagi cere- mony Thfv were attended by William T. WrOls and Miss Rena M. Wells, both of Pitcairn. They will make their home at Pitcairn REPUBLICANS Vote for the Republican Candidate for Supreme Court Justice O. BYRON BREWSTER Able - Learned - Experienced Mark your ballot thus: JfSTICK OF THK M'I'REMK OOl'RT Vote for One Irving I. GoltleBHitii—Democratic LM O. Byron Bre*wj*t^r—Republican Vote for All the Republican Candidates on the Ticket ^ -Follow the Eagle - % Election Day • Tuesday, Nov. 8 Be Sure to Vote There's no Time ouflor Buick The referee'i whistle shrills . . . \rtm out!\ . . . The game halts, pending ft player's return to the \line-up\. When you attend the big football games this year, notice the predominance of Buicks — for men and women who like action, like Buick. And hundreds of thousands of Buick owners can testify that there is no \timeout\ for Buick. Sedans'1195 to'1995 Coupes'l 195 to*1850 Sport Models '1195 to '1525 BUICK>I928 SEAKER-GRAVES MOTOR CO. GOUVERNEUR, N. Y. REPORT KAPLAN SEEKS ! NEW POTSDAM STORE A Potsdam aewj^a^er last week sa: d: It *a? reported tl«» past we-ek that •he Kaplan sicrea. A*era«ed :a ?o-?- l»m. w.;h a-:: ated store-? m Cantor: and Gou^errfur tud u.krs a .ease -a th* docale «:ore'tn the sew N:.-o'.- **:•? baildiap tow ntariag complef.on on Fa:i Isla-d W N'Jcolette *a:d j-f-sterday :ha; so lease had b**n ».rn=>d yet. towerjt Tee A. Sh-rz-.an Lumber company ha* leased the off:c?s on the fecond *o-or. ^ X~m-mi*^ Tr^,p. ,t,*mm CHEVROLET USED CARS \with an ~OK'that counts Earning The Good Will of Used Car Buyers 'The gry-d w-;;i of our used car customers is just as imponar.t to us as trie good vr.\] of those who buy new cars here—and we str. ve j ust as earnestly to merit it! Everyone who deals with our used car c.-.isson is maeureci the most cour- teous treatment and the :fmest aer\-ce of which this organization is cap- able. This policy has proved to be a valuable one— for we have ir.ar.y loyal fr.erds who became ac- quainted w-.th us through the purchase of a us«d SEAKER-GRAVES MOTOR CO. DR. G. C. MADrLi ! ACAIS HOVORFD D? r ,*ir.t C Mil.li. the em.3*z: ?^rr-o* -f the Htpbmra hospital has i>e*r *:w:«sl 4ce pr«rid#nt of :h<? A»^>-:a:;d2 of New Tork Ceatral ( Line* Sarreons This is another de- ' s^rr^d honor that baa come to Dr , Mad::- 1 UeCUTRM A Gorr^sjnrrR, jr. T. 'AGE joeyso* .... BICSTT1AM QUALITY AT LOW COST

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