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Page 2 rlAMIlTOII coy Hn RECORD November 29, 1945 SPECUUTOR Planning Christmas Party The American Legion and Auxiliary are planning a christmaa' party, with all servicemen in the county Invited, re­ gardless of membership in the Legion. Each man is to be allowed to bring one guest; wife, friend, etc. The party will be held at the Lake Pleasant Central school on Friday, December 14th. Each auxiliary member is asked to bring two gifts, one for a lady and one for a man. Plans for the social evening are in­ definite as yet but will be announced when completed. Movie of the Week . One of the high spots of this week’s events will be the movie “Anchors Aweigh”, to be shpwn at the Lake Pleasant Central school on Saturday night. “Anchors Aweigh”, is one of this seasons outstanding pictures, a technicolor musical featuring Frank Sinatrd, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly and Jose Iturbi. This non-profit community project is made possible through the cooperation of several public-spirited individuals who secure the pictures, project them and handle those jobs incident to pro­ viding a weekly entertainment during the quite winter months. Receives Appointment Rev. Frederick B. Grim has been-ap­ pointed by president Foley of the Fire­ men’s Association of the State of New York to serve on the Legistative Com­ mittee of which the Hon. Seth T. Cole, 49 North Pearl Street, Albany, is chair- Mr. Grim’s work will deal with legis­ lation eflecting the Volunteer Firemen serving within this Assembly District. 4th Quarterly Conference The 4th Quarterly Conference of the local Methodist churches will be held on Tuesday, December 4th, with Dis­ trict Snperintendent A. D. Parker in charge. The program will start with a supper at the Lake Pleasant Union Church for those attending the meeting. Assembly Program The kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades under the direction of Miss Miles, will put on the assembly program oh Friday morning at 9:25 at the Lake Pleasant Central School. The play will be “The Goose Lane Children”, based on baying war stamps. Service-Notes George Perkins, SM 1-c, recently wrote his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Perkins, that although be was still bas­ ed on Palawan at the time he expected to be sent to. Samar Island soon for j-er assignment. Samar is another island in the same section of the Sonth Pacific, the Philippines, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wortham have as their guest Alfred “Junior” Gifford, brother of Mrs. Wortham. Mr. Gifford, recently discharged from the Army Medical Corps, made his home in New York for a few years before entering service but previous to that he Jived in Speculator. Signalman David Gallup came from Rhode Island to spend the weekend with bis ^arents,r Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. .i^allup' St. James Church at Lake Pleasant WilV^^VQBp for the winter after the mass opiSnuday, morning, December 2nd. William Esdorn was in towp, Satur­ day. Mr. Esdorn and his brother, Carl, formerly connected with the Whitman Lumber Company in' Specnlator, have moved to Johnstown and are establish­ ing a new enterprise in Gloversville. ’Mr. and Mrs.JFrauk “Pants” Law­ rence are spending the winter with friends on Long Island. Miss Elaine Green, who spent the Thanksgiving holiday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene L. Greene, had as her gnest a classmate, Miss Pauline Lord of Maine. Both girls left on Sunday to resume their studies at the Fisher School in Boston. Miss Marianna Higgins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Higgins, was home for a holiday vacation from her studies in Boston. Other students who were home for the holiday inclnde Miss Marie Osborne, Miss Beatrice Magee and Miss Joan Chequer. , Miss Gladys Stanyon who teaches in Salem, N.Y., was home for the holiday weekend. Mrs. William Stanyon spent a few days with her daughter, Mrs. Newton .Colvin and family in Johnstown. ' (continued next column) GET READY TO W R ITE THIS LETTER MAKE VICTORY SECURE... BUY MORE AND BIGGER BONDS IN THE GREAT ViaORY LOAN! Speculator Continued Mrs. Abbott of Johnstown is staying with her daughter, M rs. Stanley Schoopmaker, who has been confined to her home by iHness. Mrs. Francis Shaver basreturned home from New York where she bad sub­ mitted to an.Deration on her hand. Mr. and Mrs. John Mullens and fam­ ily spent the Thanksgiving weekend in Albany at ihe home of Mr, Mullen’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mullens. Mi8s'“Pat” Downey left on Saturday to return to the IJniversity of Mary­ land, at College Park, Md., after spend­ ing the holiday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Downey. Mr. and Mrs. Engene L. Greene and daughter, Myla, visited relatives in Charlton on Sunday. Hugh Downey and Joe Pinto of Ma- maroneck, N.Y., spent a few days last week at the home of Mr, and Mrs. Charles Downey. Mr. Pinto’ recently received hie discharge after spending about two years in the Sonth Pacific. NORTHERN CHURCHES SPECULATO]^ o G race M ethodist C hurch 10:80 A. M. Worship Service 11:45 A. M. Sunday School. „ LAKE PLEASANT U nion M ethodist C hurch 2:00 P. M. Worship Service S t . J aues ’ C hurch Sunday, 11:30 A. M. Mass. Vitamin C Recent tests on the availability of vitamin C in raw cabbage and home canned tomato juice showed that the vitamin C of both products is as completely used as pure vitamin C itself. Four ounces of fresh, raw cabbage or seven-eighths cup of tomato juice will provide about two- thirds of the recommended daily al­ lowance of vitamin C. If used to sup­ plement each other, there should be no lack of this essential dietary factor. Citrus fruits and other raw green foods contribute vitamin C. Orange juice is the best source. Seal Sales Good but Many Moire Needed to Fill Quota The peoplei of Hamilton County are showing their approval of the announc­ ed plan of the Hamilton County Tuberonloeia & Pablio Health Asso­ ciation to offer a free chest X-ray examination to every person in the county in the fall of 1946, “reports Mrr. Arthur J. Ttefft, Exeentive Secretary and Seal Sale Chairman. “The response during the first week of the local TB association’s Christmas 8 al Sale has been mos^t generous bat there is still a long way to go to the $1,600 quota necessary to finance the proposed program. This annual sale of Christmas Seals is the local association’s sole means of support. 83 cents of every jlollar contributed in this way remains right here in Hamilton County in the local aissociatiou’s tieasury, 12 cents goes to support the work through­ out New York State, and the remaining 5 cents goes to the National Toberculosis Asscciation for its work.” Any person who did not receive Seals through the mail fr^m the Hamilton County Association or who wish ad­ ditional Seals may secure them from the local health chairman in each com­ munity. These are: Benson, Mrs. Burr Mason; Blue Mt. Lake, Mrs. John Collins; Higgins Bay,. Mrs. James Higgins; Hoffmeister and Morehouse, Mrs. Earl Father; Hope, Mr . Hngb Wadsworth; Iiidikp Lake, Mrs. John F. Farrell; Inlet, Mrs. Marjorie Wood; Lake Pleasant, Mrs. Ray Balcom; Long Lake, Mrs. Arthur Parker; Piseco,- Mrs. William Lamke.y; Ra- quette Lake, Mrs. Dennis Dillon; Speculator, Mrs. Arthur J. Tefft; Wells, Mrs. Irving Clouthier. Everyone is urged to invest in Christmas Seals now so that every person in the county may have the opportunity of receiving a Seal Sale dividend in the form of a free cbe.st x-ray before another Seal Sale. No purchase of Seals is to small and no contribution to large to be welcome. Need Riboflavin People who do not get enough riboflavin tend to be nervous and ir­ ritable and feel tired and run down, Their <yes cfiiu xeex u r e a anu ru n uuwxi. Their e itch and burn and look tired and bloodshot. Vision may be blurred in dim light, and bright light burns. The need for riboflavin seems 0 bee definitelyinitely relatedelated to tthe lontentontent off thehe diet.iet. Recentecent to b def r to t C! c o t d R research indicates that'people who eat large amounts of fats, sugar and starches require a corresponding increase of riboflavin. Modem Accordion The accordion, as we know It to­ day, was first made by a Viennese, Damien, in 1829, and introduced in the United States shortly afterward. Damien's improvement ©f an ap­ paratus that had been known in China for centuries was a small bel­ lows at the top of the box. The bel­ lows supplies the wind which sets the reeds in motion. The old type Chinese instrument was operated by the infusion of breath. Wildlife Symbol The sheaf of grain that in some European countries is raised on a pole for the birds at Christmas symbolizes man’s response to the needs of wildlife. Machinery Revolutionized World** Fanning Methods Up tmtil 1800, farming methods had remained much as they had been in the days of Julius Caesar, and humanity contmued to suffer from inadequate food supplies. The change from irpn-covered wooden plows to cast iron plows had marked agriculture’s chief mechani­ cal progress. - ’ Most of the farm machinery which has done so much to revo­ lutionize jhe world’s agriculture originated in the United States. 'The reaper was invented in 1831, the mower and threshing machine in 1834, the first combine in 1836. These implements-reduced the time re­ quired to harvest an acre of wheat from 36 tnan-hour|i to less than 12. . Today various labor-saving ma­ chines on U. S. farms are esti-^ mated to number in excess of 10 million. Further, this same me­ chanization of farming methods has been extended to practically every land, through the ei^ort of Ameri­ can machines. Beforie the war, U. manufacturers exported approxi­ mately 125 million dollars worth of ■ine: lnes contribution to the war, turning out farm machi a yesir, a fourth'go- Farm implement ' 1,200 in number, have made a direct ing to Europe, Farm im fac­ tories in the United States,, about war machines and parts. Some of the larger factories have been en­ gaged 75 per cent in war work. New Flavor The brine left from a jar of sweet pickles may be substituted for vine­ gar when making a salad. It will contribute an entirely different and delicious new flavor. Heavy Fine An Ohio hunter who violated the migratory bird regulations by kill­ ing 28 ducks in one morning, re­ cently paid a fine which amounted to $17.80 per duck. New England Catch Six hundred million pounds of sea­ food are caught by New England fishermen in a normal year, 85 per cent of this consisting of only 10 species. First Co-ed Schqol In 1833, Oberlin institute, first co­ educational college in the .United States, was established at Oberlin, Ohio. ^ Wild Greens Many common wild greens from fields and woods have been found to be rich in vitamins A and C. Gestation Periods Average gestation periods are: sow, 114 days; ewe, 147; goat, 150; cow, 283; and mare, 340. Polish Mirrors Old tissue dress patterns are fine for polisiiing mirrors and windows. INDIAN LAKE Celebrates Birthday , Mrs. Wallace Turner entertained a. group of 11 little ones last Saturday afternoon in honor of the fifth birthday of her son, Roy. Refreshments were served, and Roy received many • gifts. Needless to say, games were not played, the guests merely amused one another and enjoyed the presents much as the gnest'of honor. GET YOUR A N T I - F R E E Z E BEFORE ITS TO LATE ALCOHOL *15^ IN YOUR OWN CAN DAVIS & SON GARAGE W E LLS, N. Y. Weddings WILSON—VIRGIL Mrs. Mae Virgil became the bride of Hamilton Wilson last Saturday even­ ing in a ceremony performed at the home of the attendants Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Little. ^ Personals B/Sgt. Stanley Savarle and Opl. Harrison Washburn of Halloran Gen­ eral hospital spent Thanksgivfng vaca­ tions with their respective parents. En route back to Staten Island. Stanley spent a few hours in Glens Falls with his brother, Sgt. Jack .Savarie, who was on his way home after 19 months in the South Pacific. It is the first time the two brothers had met in three years. Jack received his discharge from Fort Dix last Friday. Mrs. G. C. Wilson entertained at dinner Sunday at her home; Mr. and Mrs. Ed. 'Owens, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Wilson and son, Owen, of Newcomb, Mr. oand Mrs. Grover Wilson and children, Kathy, Mary, and “Deek” of Schenectady. ^ Misses Eileen and Doris Benton of Albany and Plattsburg spent Thanks­ giving with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Benton, Dr. and Mrs. A. R. Beekman have moved to White Plains to spend the winter. Miss. Dorothy Costello and her father, Robert Costello of Saratoga have been' spending a few days with the former's aunt, Mrs. Edward Byron. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Amstein and children, Mary Kay, Joanne, Paul and William, and Miss Margaret Gill of Shelbnrn Falls, Mass,, spent Thanks­ giving with Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Gill. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jennings of Long Lake were in tov^n Thanksgiving Day. Mr. Jennings baa recently been discharged from service with the Seabees. Thelma and Linda Osgood under­ went tonsilectomies in Moses Luding- ton hospital last week. Lt. Henrietta McCormack has re­ turned to Fort Des Moines, Iowa to re­ ceive her discharge from service in the Army Nurse Corps. Mrs. Francis Donahue and children, Marilyn, Peter, and Patricia of Albany spent Thanksgiving vacation with Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Farrell. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Pelou and daugh­ ter, Mildred, spent Saturday in Glens Falls. Pvt. Verne King is spending a fur­ lough with his parents, Mr. and . Mrs. Henry King on Crow Hill. Sgt. and Mrs. John Fish are spend­ ing a few days in town with the former’s father, He'rbert lb isb. Mr. and Mrs, Ralph Bonesteel and Mrs. Stella Husson were ib Glens Falls one day last week. Mies Helen Jacques was unable to re­ turn to school after Thanksgiving vaca­ tion because of the illness of her father. She is spending a few days more with him at their home in Plattsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Roach and children of Glens Falls were in ^town last week. Lt. Gladys Hunt recently returned from duty in Germany and France is visiting her parents, Mrs. A. S. Hunt. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Iversen spent the weekend with the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Iversen. When they returned to their home in New Yoik City they ■ were accompanied by their grandmother, Mrs, Welp, who return­ ed to her home there after spending the .past month and a half with her daugh­ ter here in town. Mr. add Mrs. Kenenth Mosher of Albany were in town over the weekend. Mrs. Fred Turner entertained 25 relatives and friends last Monday in a joint celebration of the birthdays of her father, Andrew Parker, and her aunt, Mrs. Olive Hall. Mrs. Hall’s birthday, was bn Thanksgiving Day and was celebrated at that time by a family dinner. Mr. and Mrs. George McGinnis and children, Tracy and Nancy, of Goshen Were recent visitors in town. Mrs. Howard Fisb, Mrs.; William McCane, Mrs. Douglas Pish and daugh­ ter, Kathleen, spent Saturday in Glens Falls. In Coldest Zoiie North Dakota is the only state lo­ cated entirely in weather zone T coldest zone in'the United Sta1 I, the Dairy Cows There are more than 26 million cows oh three quarters of the na­ tion’s six million farms. Adopted Kindergarten The first American city to make the kindergarten an integral part of pubh 1872. Hard SeurjC It was not the wine that made your head a c h e , ^ t the sense that I put into it.—Samuel Johnson. Scouts' Fire * Boy Scouts have produced fire b friction of two pieces of wood ii less than eight seconds^. « x A OTHEATRE O northville i \FR I. & SAT. 2 - F E ^ A T U R £ S - 2 A N N MILLER ‘EVE KNEW HER APPLES’ CHESTER MORRIS JEAN ROGERS VICTOR McLAGLEl^ ‘ROUGH, TOUGH&R^Y’ “RAIDERS OF GHOST CITY\ I P L U S . . . 55 I WE HAVE MEAL ! Sacanda^a Supply Go. M. B. FOVNTllir, Prop. . Startinil Grain Route To SPECULATOR, LAKE PLEASANT. PISECO AND VICINITY December 3, 1943 Deliveries 1st & 3rd Monday of Each Month GLF GRAINS. HAY, STRAW When Ordering Cnll ■ MELVIN BROWN. LAKE PLEASANT 2 9 7 2 When You Need INSURANCE C a ll AUGUSTUS U. HOPKINS NORTHVILLE. N. Y. WELLS, N. V. Calf Care Calves should be kept in individ­ ual pens, where practical, until they ’,are three to four months old. After reaching that age they may be iShly bedded daily. Small calves should not be exposed direct­ ly to hot summer sun for long pe­ riods. A constant, fresh supply of water should tie kept available to the calves. After the calf is four to six months old, it should have ac­ cess to all the tender grazing it will take. Spring and early summer calves wiH need daily feeds of dry hay and sufficient grain to keep them in growing condition through !t year. Late sprmg. However, they should bejwatched to make sure that they continue to grow. Most From Soap , To get full cleaning power of soap, use just enough and dissolve it thor­ oughly. Mild soap is best for ordi­ nary washing; stronger soap, for very ^ dirty or greasy clothes. Strong soap or chemicals are hard on both fabrics and washer. Soap flakps, chips, beads and powder save time by dissolving quickly in water, but bar soap, shaved or. grated and then made into a soap jelly with a little boil­ ing water, may be cheaper. Whisk the water about as the soap goes in, to dissolve it completely before the clothes go in. This prevents soap spots on clothes. Use just enough soap to make suds about two inches thick. Too much or too little soap does not wash satisfactorily. If the suds thin out in washing, more soap may be, added. Another Term Needed When President Roosevelt com­ pletes his fourth term, he wiH have served 15 years, 10 months and 16 days' as chief executive—^longer than any other man. But he will not have equaled Pres. George Washington’s record as commander- in-chief of the armed forces—16 years, 3 months and 24 days. Chocolate Substitute Home economists of the U. S. de­ partment of , agriculture remind homemakers that three tablespoons of cocoa plus one teaspoon of table or cooking fat can be sub­ stituted in most recipes for a one-ounce square of chocolate. Test Tube William A. Hayes, an engineer, comes forth with an electron, tube which can measure one one-hundi trillionlh of the electric en e r ^ in jss than minute electric current in the dim- the light from an average home reading lamp. This is less than the Fur Producer ^ Louisiana is rae of the greatest producers of animal fur on the con­ tinent. Alaska, acknowledged to be one of the most important fur-pro­ ducing regions, is a fairly, 'good sec­ tion to make comparisons. Alaska is one-thirteenth the size of Louisi­ ana, yet the volume of marketable to s yielded in this state each year is three times that of the nortiiem territory. Conscientious Objectors ; Conscientious objectors in the F irst World war totaled 3,989 in all camps, .according'to Encyclopaedia Britan- Inica. Of these, 1,300 “accepted or were assigned to non-combatant service;” 1,299 were furloughed for alternative service; and 450 were sent to prison by courts-martial. The. remainder were stiU in camps when' the armistice was signed. Decorate Stoves , The colorful porcelain stoves which prewar tourists used to ad­ mire in European museums and old castles, may be simulated to a re­ markable ^g r e e by painting a cast > iron Franklin .stove with kitchen VAA p W V V WAlfU AXIrWIACll __iamel in two or three colors—delft blue with a design picked out in white and magenta. ' I mest starlight. Because of its-sensi­ tivity the tube must be used in total darkness. The functions of the plate and grid are interchanged, so that the grid serves as the plate and the plate as the grid. The tube has practical wartime uses in the elec­ tro-chemical analysis of metals and the detectibn of impurities in highly explosive compounds. Escape Pimislimeiit German war criminals of World \ War I escaped practically impim- ished. The German government re- quested that their nationals ac-^ cused of violating the laws and cus­ toms of war be tried by German tri­ bunals and the Allies consented to this procedure. Sixteen cases were actually tried and only six convic­ tions resulted. The sentences were generally recognized as being insuf- V f '

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