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••• 7 \.-V;?\----i»> olhr Kottrttai unh iKrpnliiirnn •.•fc A. KARL ARTHUR, Publisher. LOWVILLE, N, Y. f THURSDAY, JULY 25,1929. VOLUME 70. No. 40. MIDDLE ATLANTIC GRANGE LECTURERS' CONFERENCE Miss Elisabeth L. Arthur, Lowville, to Have Charge of New York State's Share of Four Day Programme. Many lecturers of nocthem New • Man y ola residents of Lewis county York ZrZni** . «!L So^,?«J. •« • • W wi!1 r <*all with pleasure the days of the Middlf AtSnS? rrfn«« T the Forepaugh circus and menagerie tuJur^nf Atlan , tlc . G . ran * e « e V e f\ and its annual visit to LowvUfe. turers conference to be held at State Th were creat davs of a half een- CHARLES FOREPAUGH, OLD CIRCUS MAN, DIES AT 92 Was Pioneer in Tented Show Business and Devised the Trick of Placing His Head in Lion's Mouth. »,..,,...., , m pioneers in the circus business, i 2r lB iJ lA be third annual conference, j Charles Forepaugh, 92, one of the last year's meeting being held in ( founders of the famous Forepaugh cir- this state at Cornell University. . C us, died last Thursday at the home State College is located about in the of his daughter, Mrs. C. W. Matlack, center of Pennsylvania and is beauti-' at West Berlin, N.I J. fully situated between the Tussey and Fifty years ago he and his late the Bald Eagle mountain ranges. brother, Adam, were among the best Lodging will be provided at the dor- mitories of the State College at 75 cents and meals will be served in the college dining halls at 50 cents each, so that the cost to those who attend will be low. Miss Eliabeth L. Arthur, of Lowville, lecture of tKe New York State Grange, •will have charge Of New York states share of the four day program, which opens Monday evening. August 12. Miss Arthur will preside at Tuesday -afternoon's program; at which session former State Master E. B. Dorsett, of Pennsylvania, will speaker. Miss be the principal Arthur will also preside Wednesday evening, at which time National Master Louis J. Taber, of Columbus, Ohio, will speak. Those who plan to attend the conference should register their names with Miss Aruthur as soon as possible, the regis- tration fee being $1.00, the registration being made before August 1st. One of the features of the registra- tion will be the dedication of the new $100,000 girls' dormitory of the Penn- sylvania State College, which was erected through the efforts of the granges of Pennsylvania. The^granges «of New York. Dela- ware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia will unite-in the conference program. Among speakers will be National Master L Taber, National Lecturer James C. known showmen in the world. With four other brothers and a sister, all of whom are now dead, they took the Forepaugh circus all over the United States and Europe. Charles Forepaugh, the first man to ever deliberately place his head in a lion's mouth, was among the pioneers of circus history. He was the young- est of the Forepaugh brothers, and was born August 27, 1837. The Forepaughs had always been interested in animals and for years previous to their circus career, Adam and Charles were engaged in horse trading in Philadelphia, where the family lived. Their interest in the circus began through their horse busi- ness, and they embarked in the circus business in 1863. Later«they pur- chased several wild animals and Charles became a -lion trainer. He had had no experience with lions but assumed this task merely because \somebody had to do it.\ According to his story, he stepped into the cage with the three lions and began to sweep the cage with his broom, al- ways moving toward them. He did this for ten days until the animals be- came used to him. Then • gradually he had them jumping over-a o gate, through a hoop, through a hoop cov- ered with paper and finally through a the burning hoop. i. Jj^Then there was his famous trick 1 of putting his head in the lion's mouth* hih fit hid in 1874. O C. putg ad n o -Farmer of New Hampshire, several j which was first achieved i 1874 One b f the members of th faculty of the State College and the University of Mary- land, the lecturers of the participat- ing State Granges and many others. LIGHTNING BOLT STUNS MAN TALKING ON PHONE C. D. Walker Gets. Shock, and. Guy Wire Back of Floyd C. UUman Home In Natural Bridge is Struck at Same Time. Lightning played queer pranks in the vicinity of Natural Bridge during a severe electric storm. Although the the storm lasted for only a short time it resulted In considerable damage. A bolt struck a guy wire in the back yard of the home of Floyd C. Ullman. Main street, which was fastened to a popuar tree and held an aerial on the The lightning ar- current down- the time in doing ithis .trick, he did not hold the beast's jaws properly and that year Charles Forepaugh sucked his Christmas dinner through a glass tube. Adam was the daring member of the family who devised trick animal- acts. It was he who made such' cap- ital of the elephants, who killed, in- numerable horses before he got the famous horse, Blondin, to do the tight rope act and \who killed more beasts in his attempt to get a horse to work the trapeze. Adam also capitalized the death of the\ famous Jesse James. The Fore- paugh circus was in St. Joseph, Mo., when the famous bandit was killed there. Crowds flocked to St. Joseph to view the body. Adam Forepaugh stationed his ballyhoo men near the house of death and led the throngs away to the circus grounds. Charles Forepaugh spent 25 years with the circus and after leaving the ring seems never to have been inter- ested In returning to see what was going on under the big' tops of a later generation. He represented the hey- ihe roof of the house and \smashed Lday of the circus, the day wb.en the roof of his home, restor carried the ground wire, but It tore shingles from clapboards along the side. Although it did not reach the interior of the building a large window shade was thrown from the sill to the floor of the house by the force of the impact. The air was filled with the fumes of burning insulation and people who were near by thought that the house was on fire.and turned in an alarm. No blaze resulted. C. D. Walker, who was talking on e.phone in his garage nearly, re- ceived a severe shock and was thrown across the large room. Several phones were put out of order as a re- sult of the current. Mr. Walker was stunned, but was not seriously injur- ed. glitter and pomp of the show was the acme of what could be achieved in entertainment. Although now the cir- cuses may be bigger and perhaps a little better, the competition of other forms of amusement has stripped it of some of the glamor of those days when the ba g£ a & e **?* ca ™ e cree P- i«ff mto town through the early morn- m & mist - TRAFFIC JN 1929 FROM CANADA SHOWS GAINS Increase of 22,561 Over Previous Year Noted by Authorities at Ogdensburg. Ogdensburg, July 24.— Complete figures on travel across the interna- tional bqundary at this point for the immigration department's fiscal year ending July 1, were announced today and show that in the 12 months a total of 253,259 persons entered from Canada, as compared with 230,698 in the previous fiscal year, the increase being 22.561. The highest* month was August, when 39,158 entered, and the lowest month February, when 9,548 entered. In the previous fiscal year the high- est month was also August, when 36,- 569 entered. The lowest month of that year was February, wh,en 8,452 entered. The heaviest travel started earlier the last fiscal year than in the previous fiscal year. In March of the laat fiscal year the total was 13,079, while in March the previous year, the total was 9,623. Practically all the persona counted traveled on ferry boats. Five, hundred and forty entered aboard excursion steamers and less than 100 entered by other means. Complete figures for the last fiscal year are as follows; July, 31,145; August, 39,158; Septem- ber, 29,630; October, 19,182; Novem- ber, 17,065; December, 20,226; Janu- ary. 9,762; February, 9,546; March, 13.979; April, 13,942; May, 20,856; June, 28,768. COUNTY JAIL OVERTAXED Transfers from Lockups Crowd County Bastile at Ma lone. The Franklin county jail at Malone is overcrowded during federal court, but jail officials are doing their utmost to care for the prisoners and at the same time accommodate the United States marshal's office in an attempt to clear other jails during the present term. Yesterday there were 65 men con- fined in cells designed for 49 and. it was necessary to double up in many instances. One day there were 21 ad- missions, mostly transfers from other northern jails, for arraignment. Yes- terday six men were admitted from Clinton county jail. The 65 inmates are not a record, for a few years ago before the new jail was built the old lockup with smaller accommodations housed about 85 prisoners for nearly a month. That year the jail congestion was so great prisoners were taken out into the broiling August sun to cool off 1>y walking about in the jail yard. HOTEL WILL BE RAZED Oswegatcbie House, Once City's __Ftnest, To Make Way for ci** Station. Ogdensburg, July 24. The 'Oswegnt- chie house, one of the oldest hotels in the north country, situated at Main and Lake streets, is to be razed, to give way tu a gasoline filling-station. Permission to erect gasoline pumps on the site of the Oswegatchle house was granted to Felix Boyer, owner of the establishment, at the meeting of the common council. The entire corner, consisting of several buildings, will be torn down along with fRe~ ho- tel, to make room for the new station. - The hotel was built by the late John. Steed, and was the finest in the city at the time.. In connection with it were livery stables and sheds on the site where the Frank Sharp garage now Btands, across the road. There were no buildings where the Ai Du- pont and Boyer stores adjoining the hotel at the present time, stand, and this section of the block was fenced off by a large bill board. Mr. Steed operated the hotel for many years and it was eventually pur- chased by the late Jesse Jillson, father of James JllLson, the present president of the rSt Lawrence County Savings bank. Mr. Jillson operated the hotel for 12 years after taking possession of It in 1875. In 1887 it passed into the hands of Edward Capron, who operated it until his disposal of it to Elmer McDougal. Felix Boyer pur- chased the hotel from Mr. McDougal who has sublet it since his owner- ship. News that the hotel was to be torn down was received with general sur- prise here. FARMERS ARE URGED TO CO- OPERATE BY FEDERAL BOARD Of 8,000,000 Farmers in the United States Only 2,000,000 Are Organized, Chairman of Belief Committee Re- ports. Chairman Alexander H. Legge has directed efforts of -the federal farm board toward) making the farmer \cooperatively minded.\ \ The education of the farmer on the capabilities of the board, as specifically outlined in the bill creating this or- ganization, must come first,\ he said. \This is evident from the many com- munications we have already at hand. The farmers, we find, are not organiz- ed, and those that are, are not proper- ly so. \The bill states that no, loans shall be made to any cooperative associa- tion unless, in the judgment of the board, the loan is in furtherance of the effective merchandising of agricul- tural commodities, and unless the as- sociation applying for the loan has an organization, management, and busi- ness policies of such character as to insure the reasonable safety of the loan. \There are 8,000,000 farmers in the United States and but 2,000,000 of them are organized In any way. They all must be organized under the provi- sions of the CappeY-Volstead act of 1923, an enabling act for farm organi- zations, and under the laws of their separate state statutes on the subject. Until they do this, the board can do nothing for them.\ 60 DAYS IN PENITENTIARY FOR RUM RING HEAD SUSPECT Uncle Ab says that some religions are like worn-out, broken spring, William H. Parisian Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy During Trial at Malone— Fined Total $13,098. , William H. Parisian, of Potsdam, regarded by government officials' as head of a bootleg ring in that village, was sentenced to serve 60 days in Onondaga penitentiary and to pay a fine of T $500 by Judge Frederick H. Bryant in federal court when he pleaded-guilty to conspiracy. , Francis Rogers, co-conspirator, was sentenced to pay a $1 fine and the case against Leon White was not pressed. The case grew out of \seizure of two beer- laden autos at Gouverneur last July. The court term ended last Thurs- 1 day afternoon. Fines totaling $13,098 were collected for Volsteadl violations and many alien cases were disposed of and prison sentences handed out to Jiootleggers. John Frank Chandley and Anthony Sakolofski were each given 20[days in jail for eluding inspection of immi- gration officers. Henry Ahsline, Plattsburg, was fined $100 for posses- sion; Edward J. Roach, Utlca, $200; James Lamay, Westville, sentenced to six months, operation* of which was suspended; Albert Gero, Hogansburg, $1; Elizabeth and Philip Delo, Syra- cuse, the former a mother of seven, fined each $25 for possession; Howard Durston, 419 South Salina street, Syracuse, possession, second offense, sale, and nuisance, sentenced to 24 days in Onondaga penitentiary. The United States government holds $46,000,000 for government bonds hair-cloth sofas; we keep them from j which have forgotten to claim the habit and not because they give us ' money. And yet over In Europe they any comfort. call us a nation of dollar chasers. 15,466 AUTOS ENTER Slight Decrease in Number of Class 'Coming From Canada to Clayton. According to official figures compil- ed by the U. S. customs officials in Clayton. 15,466 automobiles entered this country from Canada at that port during the fiscal year extending from June 30. 1928 to July 1, 1929. This Is a slight decrease from the official tabu- lations recorded last year'. W. H. Howe, collector of the port of Clayton, said that he contributed the decrease chiefly to the establish- ment of new provincial game laws in Ontario which change the opening of the fishing season for bass ln_th£jn- land lakes arid rivers of Ontario to July 1 from June 16. He says that with the opening of the season hund- reds of American fishermen cross the border into Canada. With the changes, this traffic subsided notice- ably. He says that so far in the month of July, official \figures show the traffic of transient had been much heavier than July last summer. ROAD OPENING SET FOR FALL Contractor on Watertown-Syracuse JLlnk on Trunk line Expects to Complete Job. Completion this season of the three- line six-mile stretch of concrete high- way on the Watertown-Syracuse state highway between Rice's turn and the village of Adams Center is predicted by the contractor, F. J. Downing of Buffalo. Work on the 30-foot wide highway is progressing rapidly. All culverts on the highway have been completed. Men are now work- ing on the three small concrete brid- ges. This work, it is said, will be finished within two weeks. Grading is being done quickly and the contrac- tor expects to start the pouring of concrete next week. Because of the width of the road, the pouring will take longer than on other highways. It is believed, concrete can be poured until November 1. By that time Mr. Downing believes the work will be finished, with the possible exception of grading the sides of the road. MODERN CONVENIENCE The American Kitchen, and Electric Refrigeration. • ' Electricity's conceded to be natures greatest contribution toward the elimi- nation of drudgery. \Electric power is reducing the bur- den of human toll,\ Herbert Hoover once said. -And this may be applied to our greatest institution, the Ameri- can Kitchen. Electricity has been ap'plied success- fully to every household task, minimi- zing the labor and giving more leisure hours to the homemaker. The newest convenience in this Great American Kitchen is the elec- tric refrigerator. A realization of necessity for a dependable means of refrigeration has swept the country. Government health authorities and refrigerator manufacturers have im- pressed upon the public the dangers lurking in spoiled foods. The electric refrigerator is the most satisfactory solution to the problem of food pre- servation. A constant temperature of less than 50 degree is maintained auto- matically, and the food kept In an electric refrigerator, will remain fresh and wholesome for days. Although electric refrigeration, ever •='nco its inception, off emu a. suluiiuir to the problem of keeping food whole- some, until recently (it was considered a luxury by many. People thought that only the wealthy could afford electric refrigerators. This attitude has changed. Every family* realizes the value of proper food preservation and its relation to health. Because of this realization, 468,000 electric refri- gerators were sold in 1928j represent- ing an amount of $128,700,000, as a- gainst 365,000 electric refrigerators for 1927, which represented a total of $82,125,000 according to figures com- piled by the Electrioal Merchandis- ing magazine. \Electric refrigeration is designed to play the part of servant in addition to that of health keeper,\ stated Howard Holt, of the Northern New York Utilities, Ine., distributors of General Electric Refrigerators.\ Only 6 per cent v of the.country's 27,300,000 homes employ servants. The ma- jority of housewives do their kitchen tasks unassisted. With electric re- frigeration the daily seven miles trac- ed on the kitchen floor is reduced to a minimum. The. electric refrigerator, range and kitchen cabinet are con- veniently arranged for combined beauty and efficiencyi ,., • ' \Meals can be planned in advance and the ingredients stored safely In the electric refrigerator. Vegetables and fruits can be bought at econocical prices, and none is wasted if kept at the proper cold temperature.\ Cheese Factory—Burned. The cheese factory owned by Walter Saunder, of Remington Corners, was completely destroyed by fire Monday evening. . The fire broke out just be- fore 9 p. tn. The* alarm was sounded In Harrlsville and many hastened to the scene, but were unable to sub- due the fire because of lack of water. The cause of the blaze was unknown. PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH T. B. TEST IN LEWIS COUNTY Byron W. Trainor, West Leyden, Has Olvea the Test Thorough and Practical Trial and is Well Pleased With Results. MF. Editor: In 1926 my dairy consi- sted of 110 head of untested cattle. Of this number. 70 were milking, the bal- ance being young stock. . The best day's milk from thesfe cows was 24535 pounds. In September and \October a few of these cowf began to lose flesh and gave very little milk al- though fed the same as the rest of the herd. A Bhort time later these cows died and upon opening them, I found them badly affected With T3. In the spring of 1927 I raised twenty heifer calves, but even witfrthis addition my herd was growing smaller owing to losses. .;, From Jaun&ry 1st, 1927, to January 1st, 1928, I lost thirty head of cattle. In the spring of 192B I raised eleven calves, but was still \\losing cows with T.B. I decided that I would have to stop this disease or quit dairying. Therefore, in July, 1928, I canvassed the entire town of l*wl» In Lewis county, with a petition With the result that 95% of the dairymen of the town signed the petition to have their herds tested for T.B. Every Cow In Town Tested During the first part of September the testing was started ^and before these herds w#re all tested the bal- ance of the dairymen. In the town signed for the test,? With the result that every cow in Mf* town of Lewis has been tested. , Within one week from the time the reactors were shipped the farmers re- ceived a check for the amount for which the cows sold in Buffalo, N. Y. The balance was paid by the state within thirty days. v At the time the test was made, I had eighty-seven head and every one was a bad reactor. As soon as my barns had been disinfected I started buying a new herd. I purchased thiTty-nine cows~and one bull, part of these being-springera and part being booked to freshen through the winter and spring. After I had my new herd home I had them blood-tested for abortion. Two grade cows .reacted ttv this test and were *old at once. One cow died at time of freshing, thu^ leaving Tnynevherd at thirty- six cows. But although my new herd was greatly reduced In numbers, the figures that follow will show that my milk production increased. The best days milk record for April, 1928, with 55 cows showed a produc- tion of 1,080 pounds of milk. The beest day's record for November, 1928, with 15 TJB. tested cows milking showed a production of 958 pounds. But the best days milk record for April, 1929, with twenty-three T.B. tested cows ehowed a production of 1114 pounds of milk. I have not fed the new herd any more grain per head than I did the old herd. In conclusion. I believe few dairy- men in New York state have , had more direect experiencee with TJB. than myself. It is my opinion baaed on my actual experience that 20 cows free from TJ3. wgutifcibe naore profit- able for the farmer to keep ~ than 50 head affected with this diease as my dairy was affected- Byron W. Train- or, West Leyder., July 23 1929. \ NEW YORK STATE FAIR DATES FOR THE SEASON OF 1929 ADAMS BANK SUES 22 PERSONS TO COLLECT $7,500 Would Recover That Amount on Note Signed by Golden West OU Investors Operating in Montana. Suit is about to be started by the Farmers National Bank of Adams against 22 prominent Watertown res- idents, including a number of attor- neys, upon a joint note given a num- ber of years ago to finance the Golden West Oil Company. The note origin- ally was for $7,500. It was executed shortly after the formation of the Golden West Oil Company to aid in financing operations on the property in Montana. The Golden West Oil and Develop- ment Company, as it was entitled, was formed through the influence of Eu- gene Cobb, of Montana, a native of Jefferson county and brother of form- er Senator George H. Cobb, then a resident of Montana. Discovery of oil adjacent to the Cobb ranch led to plans for seeking oil on the Cobb and nearby property. , Owing to the large acquaintance- ship of Mr. Cobb in Watertown and vicinity, Jefferson country residents became prominent investors in the Golden. West oil Btock. A consider- able, sum was subscribed and holdings of the company, starting with the Cobb 10 acre ranch as a nucleus, were ex- panded. Drilling was started, and at least one well yielded rather abun- dantly. In ( financing their stock purchas- es, it appears that a number of Water- town subscribers gave personal notes, on which in the case of the joint note held by the Adams bank, the latter now seeks to collect. Attorney Earle Machold represents the banks. Six j'ears ago announcement was made of notion brought In the M tana courts by the Golden West Oil and Development Company against Eugene Cobb, its president, to rescind a contract for the purchase of a 10,-' 000 acre ranch, which it was alleged was sold by Cobb to the company for $102,600, the purchaser also assuming a 'mortgage of some $100,000. It was alleged that the price was in excess of the \actual value of the property . DEATH OF L. H. SHANKENBERY Well -Known Resident of Boonvllle Passes On—Married Mary Kras- back, Mohawk HU1. Lewis H. Shankenbery, well known resident .of Boonville, died last Thurs- day. He was born in Ava, September 29, 1859, the son of Lewis and Hen- rietta Lehr Shankenbery. On Novem ber 28, 1882, at St. Michael's church^ Mohawk' Hill, he was married to Mary Krasback, whose death occurred about two years ago. His early life was spent on a farm, and later he follow- ed the trade of mason. In. 1892 the family moved to Kan- sas City, Mo., where they resided for two years. Returning to Boonville, he conducted a bakery for six years. Mr. Shankenbery was a member of St. \Joseph's church. He is survived by twa children, Mrs. J. H. Hayes, Boonville, and Edwin C. Shankenbery, St. Petersburg, Fla.; three grandchil- dren, Zola, Dexter, and Harland Hayes, Boonville; one niece and one nephew, Miss Viola Shankenbery and Walter Shankenbery, Utica. Funeral services were held Monday. Australian schoolboys visiting in Toronto claimed that Australian girls are better looking than girls In the United States and Canada. But it is to be remembered that these boys have to go back to Australia to live. Agricultural fairs to be held in New York State this year have been listed by the Department of Agri- culture and Markets at Albany. Most of the fairs will have night shows. The schedule: New York State Fair, Syracuse, August 26-31 Inclusive. American Institute, New York City, October 11-17 inclusive. Aft on Driving Park, Afton, August 13-16 Inclusive. Albany County, Altamon, Septem- ber 9-14 inclusive. Allegany County Agricultural So- ciety, Angelica, August 27-30 inclu- sive. Broome County Agricultural So- ciety, Whitney Point, August 6-9 In- clusive. Binghamton Industrial Exposi- tion, Bingbamton, undecided. Cattaragus County, Little Valley, August 23-31 inclusive. Cayuga County, Moravia, unde- cided. - . Chautauqua County, Dunkirk, September 2-7 Inclusive. Chemung County Agrlcltural So- ciety. Elmlra, September 17-21 In- clusive. Chenango County, \ Norwich, Au- gust 20-24 inclusive. Clinton County, Plattsburg, undecid- ed. Columbia County, Chatham, Septem- ber 2-7 inclusive. Cprtland County, Cortland, August 12-16 inclusive. Delaware Valley, Walton, August 27-30 Inclusive. Dutches^ County, Rhinebeck, Au- gust 27-31 inclusive. Erie County, Hamburg, August 20- 24 Inclusive. Essex County, Westport, August 20- 23 inclusive. Franklin County, Malone, Septem- ber 10-14 Inclusive. Fulton-Hamilton. Gloversville, Sep- tember 10-14 inclusive. Genesee County, Batavia, Septem- ber 10-14 Inclusive. .;\ Green County, Carlo, August 19-24 inclusive. ' Jefferson County, Watertown Sep- tember 3-7 inclusive. Cape Vincent, . Cape Vincents un- decided. Lewis County.-LowviHer^August 20- 23 inclusive. Genesee Valley, Avon, August 29 and 30. T Hemlock Lake, Hemlock, Septem- ber 18-21 inclusive. Caledonia Trl-County, Caledonia, August 13-17 inclusive,\ . Brookfleld-Madison, Brookfleld, Sep- tember 2-5 Inclusive. Monroe County, Brockport, August 7-10 Inclusive. Rochester Exposition, Rochester, September 2-7 inclusive. Montgomery County, Fonda, Sep- tember 2-7 inclusive. Niagara County, Lockport, Septem- ber 9-14 inclusive. Vernon Fair, Vernon, September 18- 21 Inclusive. Boonville Fair, Boonville, Septem- ber 2-6 Inclusive. Ontario County, Canandagua, Sep- tember~tt£14 inclusive. Naples Union, Naples, September 5- 7 inclusive. Orange County, Middletown, August 12-17 inclusive. Orleans County, Albion, September 18-21 inclusive. Sandy Creek, Oswego County, Sandy Cl-eek, August 20-23 inclusive. Otsego County, Cooperstown, Sep- tember 9-12 inclusive. Morris Association, Morris, Septem- ber 17-20 inclusive. Queens-Nassau, Mineola, September 17-21 inclusive. Rensselaer County, Schaghticoke, September 2-5 inclusive. Rensselaer County, Nassau, August 20-24 inclusive. Rockland County, Orangeburg, Au- gust 31-September 4 inclusive. Rockland County, New City, Sep- tember 19-21 inclusive. St. Lawrence County, Canton, Au- gust 27-30 inclusive. Gouverneur Fair, Gouvernetir, Au- gust 20-53 inclusive. , Raquette Valley and St. Regis Val- ley, Potsdam, undecided. Saratoga County, Ballston Spa, Au- gust 27-30 inclusive. Schoharie County, Coblesklll, Sep- tember 23-27 Inclusive. Schuyler County, Watkins, Septem- ber 11-14 inclusive. Seneca County, Waterloo, Septem- ber 19-21 inclusive. Steuben County, Bath, September 24-27 inclusive. Homellsville Fair, Hornell, August 20-23 inclusive. Suffolk County, Riverhead, Septem- ber 24-23 inclusive. Sullivan County, Monticello, unde- cided. Tioga County, Owego, September 2- 6 inclusive. Tompklns County, Ithaca, August 5-10, Inclusive. Union Agricultural, Trumansbu'rg, Attgust 20-23 inclusive. . Ulster County, Ellenville, August 19-23 Inclusive. Warren County, Warrensburg, Au- gust 6-9 inclusive. Washington County, Hudson Falls, npiat 20-SU -H- Cambridge Valley, Cambridge, Au- gust 13-17 inclusive. Palmyra Union, Palmyra, Septem- ber 26-28 inclusive. .• \vVyoming County, Warsaw, no fair in 1929. Silver Lake, Perry, undecided. Yates County; Petfn Yah, \September 10-12 inclusive. Dundee Fair, Dundee, October 1-3 inclusive. The annual convention of the New York State Association of County Agricultural Societies will be held in Albany, February 18, 1930. The New York State Association of Town Agricultural Societies will con- vene In Albany on the same date. COURT UPHOLDS MRS. POND Rules Eastern Star Grand Chapter Had No Right to Suspend Her. Supreme Court Justice Valente has dented the application of the Order of the Eastern Star ot the State of New York for an injunction restraining Mrs. Annie M. Pond, Grand Secretary, from carrying on her duties on the ground that She has been suspended. The court ruled that the defendant Is an elective officer and that the Grand Chapter had no right to suspend her, but that the proper procedure would be to'calf-a new election. The court aaid that the cost of the election would be of less importance than the evils arising from attempt- ing to prevent the Grand Secretary from performing her duties through suspension, which the court said could be used indefinitely to keep an of- ficer properly elected from acting. Mrs. Amy Bishop Crocker, Grand Matron of the order, was the com- plainant against Mrs. Pond, and- al- leged abuse of authority. HEADS FOR CRYSTAL POND A. B, Weaver, Postmaster at New Bremen, Save* Life by Dodging Railroad Crossing. A B. Weaver, who conducts a gen- eral store and serves as postmaster at New Bremen, had a narrow escape at the Lowville and Beaver River rail- road crossing in that place Friday afternoon. Mr. Weaver was ap- proaching the crossing and did not notice an oncoming gasoline coach until about 25 feet from the railroad rails. He realized his inability to bring his automobile to a stop before reaching the track, so turned toward Crystal Pond beside the highway, and drove in. The car dropped four or five feet to the bottom in about five feet of water. Mr. Weaver, although considerably shaken up and somewhat bruised, had little difficulty in getting out of the sedan. The car was con- siderably damaged. Teacher Retires on Pension. Miss Janette A. Ryel, for 30 years a teacher. In the public schools of Water- town will retire on a pension start- Ing September 1. Her first teaching was in the district school at Copen- hagen. Takes Poat at Ogdensburg. Sister Mary Monica, who the past year has been at Champlain Valley hospital in Plattsburg, arrived Mox>- 'day at Ogdensburg, to assume her duties a§ sister superior of Hepburn hospital, to succeed Sister Saint James, transferred to the Grey Nuns' mother house in Melrose, Pa. Blade Family Reunion. The fourth annual reunion of the Blade family will be held at Forest Park, Lowville, Sunday, August 4. It will be a picnic dinner and each one is requested to bring refreshments, dishes and silver. Rolls, coffee and butter will be furnished by the com- mittee. J Feeda L. Bintz, Secretary. Chautauqua at T. L. Park. Thousand Island Park will be the scene of a Chautauqua. program Au- gust 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, and 13. Among the attractions booked are Rev. Ber- nard C. Clausen, Syracuse, who will speak on 4 *The Genius of. Jazz.\ There will be four evening plays, \Three Wise Fools,\ \Sun-up\ and \Skidding.\ The ballad-opera, \The Bohemian Girl,\ will also be staged with com- plete cast, chorus and orchestra. An- other distinguished speaker will be Lady Mary Heath, one of the fore- most women aviators in the world. CASTORLAND. CROGHAN. Old-Time Resident Who Had Been HI for a Long Time Passes Away —Services This Morning. Mrs. Angellne Bardo, Correspondent. William Hoch, 74 a highly respected resident, died, Monday evening at 7:30, at hia home on the Swiss Road about two,miles irom this village; having been in failing Health, due tich Heart trouble, for sometime. He was a son of the late Sebastian and Mary Claiser Hoch, and was born In Crog- han April 7, 1865. United in mar- raige to Mary Marilley October 18, 1883, who died six years ago, and re- sided practically all his life in the vicinity of his birth, on a farm He is survived by one son and three daughters . Nestor Hoch, who oc- cupies his father's farm, deceased re- siding with him, since the death of his wife. The daughters are, Mrs. Chas. Monnat of this village, Mrs. Harry Van Dressen and Mrs Cecelia Ryan of Copenhagen. Also eight grand children, four brothers, Fred Hoch, Augustus Hoch and Joseph Hoch all of Beaver Falls; John Hoch of Oneida; one sister Mrs. Margaret Randall of Oneida. The funeral will be held,this Thurs- day at St. Stephen's church at 10:00 with Rev Charles Loeffelholz O. F. M. officiating at a requim high mass Interment in St. Stephen's .cemetery. BOSTON. (Margaret M. Burns, Correspondent.) Mr. and Mrs. Lance of Utica are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Michael O'Con- ner. Mrs. William .Higman of Natural Bridge is visiting Mr. and N Mrs. J. T. Higman. Misses Helen and Elizabeth ..ew- ville, of Toledo, Ohio; are visiting re- latives here. Mr. and \Mrs. Earl Homon of Ro- chester spent the week-end with rela- tives in Utica recently. Mr8 Millard T. Small and two child- ren of Atlanta, Ga. are visiting at the home of Michael White. Mrs Ida Chmberlain of Copenhagen spent last week with her daughter, Mrs. T. W. Maher and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Higman spent Sunday witW Mrs. William Higman and family of Natural Bridge. . Robert M. Leach returned to his home in Carthage, Sunday after spend- ing four weeks with relatives here. Mrs. Samuel Finn and children of Dexter, spent a couple Of days recently with Mrs. Dolly Burns and family. Mrs. J. Maher visited Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Leach, at Carthage, and Mr. and Mrs. John Quinn, Clayton last week. Mr. and Mrs. Michael O'Conner, and John McNamee, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Lance of Utlca spent Sunday at Lake Bonaparte. JF£ecent guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Maher were, Mrs. M. C. Leach, Carth- aget Andrew J. Maher, Syracuse; Mr. and Mrs. Lucas Lane, and Miss Ruth Maher, Adams Center. Meeting of Assessors and Supervisors. Notice is hereby given to all Town Assessors, Assessors of incorporated villages and to the Supervlors of all the towns of the county of Lewis, that pursuant to Section 173 of the Tax Law of the State of New York, the State Tax Commission will meet said town assessors, village assessors and Supervisors \at the Court House In the village of Lowville, N. Y., on Tuesday, August 6th, 1929, at 10 a. m., standard eastern time, for the purpose of re- viewing assessments in the various towns and villages as provided in said section 173 of the tax law. • The assessment roll for the year 1929 must be produced at said meet- Ing, for each town and for each incor- porated village. M. W. Van Amber, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. If they must name something for Einstein why not a filing cabinet? Nobody ©an make heads or tails of that. Perhaps the only perfect example of scorn is the small boy's reaction when sister acts grownup before her beau. Be sure to see Richard Barthelmess in \Weary River,\ at the Bijou, Mon- day and Tuesday, July 29 and 30th. No Service* at the Bfwttot Churcfc Until August U—Band Concert :hvr gust 1, by the C&rthafe Boys—lib- eral Contribution to the Apron Fund for St. Anne's Church—Ferton- al News Notes. V;-*\ Mrs. August Kreuger, Correspondent. Welsey Snyder ha* a new Chevro- let Coach. Lois Bach is visiting Wesley Bach and family at OB we go. Mrs. Mary Richner of Lowville is visiting relatives in town. Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Glenn are at- tending a Mail Carriers Convention at Batavia this week. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith of Bea- ver Falls were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Virkler. Mr. and Mrs. Stairs and sons of Broad Albin, were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Akins. There will be no services In the Bap- tist church until August, 11th as the pastor Is on his vacation. Rev. and Mrs. G. F. Adams left Mon- day to spend three weeks with rela- tives at Oneonta and Mt. Vision. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Stiles and son Earl and Miss Dorothy Waugh are en- joying a trip to Washington, D. C. The Carthage High School Band, with Frederick Mellnitz as leader, will play the band concert here August 1. Mrs. Ida Herzig, son Julius, and daughters Alice and Esthec left Fri- day morning for Rochester to spend several days. Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Virkler visited Mr. and Mrs. Ray Barnum at Roches- ter and Dr. and Mrs. McMillian at Alliquipa Pa., last week. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Grau and family, Mrs. Conrad Gehrlng and Mr. and Mrs. John Elsaser of Boonville, spent Sun- day at Brantingham Lake. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Hlrschey of Carth- age and Me and Mrs. Ward Monnatt of Three Mile Bay spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Anna Hirschey. Saturday .afternoon Rosalie Woll- schhlager entertained seventeen girl playmates, It being her fourth birth- day. Games and stories were enjoy- ed and refreshments served. The Thimble Social held last' week for the Auxiliary to the Ameri- can Legion was well attended and & r^eat sum realized for which they wish to thank those who helped in any way; The people of St. Anne's church wish to thank all those who contributed so generously to the apron fund. So far $140 have been realized. Sunday July 28th the feast of St. Anne will be celebrated. There will be High Mass at 10 o'clock which will b» of- fered up for all those who contribut- ed to the St. Anne's church. ' Mr. and Mrs. John Bach entertain- ed at dinner Sunday, the occasion be* ing Mr. Bach's birthday. Those pre- sent were, Mr. and Mrs. William Muhl- berger and daughters of Can&stota:; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bach and child- ren of Oswegp, Austin Bach of Crog- han, Mrs. Jacob Bach, Mrs. Chester Ehart, Clarence Ehart, Mr. and Mnt J. P. .Stelnhilber, Mr. and Mrs. ClarV ence Roberts and daughter, Helen, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rauhe of Carth- age, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bach of Castorland. . . , V ••M MARTINSBURG. Injury to Well-Known Resident of the Village—Death of Burton N. Payne —Former Villagers Visiting In Thhl Vicinity—Notes and Personals. „• (Mrs. Louis Lomber,, Correspondent.> Mr. Charles Arthuif of Syracuse is spending some time at his home here. Mrs. Charles Griswold of Dryden i s visiting her daughter, Mrs. Henry Smithling. _ Mr. Graydon Mudford of Syracuse was the week-end guest of W. Smithling and family. Mrs. B. C. Graves of Castorland: spent several days last week with Mr*\ and Mrs. C. F. Pitcher. Mr. Glen B. Payne of Ohlo, v WMtt called here by the illness and deem of his father, Mr. B. N. Payne. Mr. and Mrs. B. <J. Graves and fan*-, ily of Castorland were Sunday guesta of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Pitcher. ; Mrs. William Staring\ of Deansboro ^ is spending some time with her- parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Shaw. Mr. and Mrs. Clarkson Davis and daughter, Laura of Ithaca, were Sun- day guests of. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smithling. * Mr. and Mrs. .Clarence Milne of Washington, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Shaw and sons are camping sever&r days at Number Four. Mrs. Henry Bush has returned to her home at East Martinsburg after spends ing two weeks here caring for he*r mother, Mrs. Emmett Shaw. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Woodard of Copenhagen and Mrs. Margaret Wil- son of Carthage were Sunday guest* of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Shepard. Mrs. W. F. Smithling, Mrs. HenrjrL Smithling, Mrs. Charles Grlswold^ Misses Louise Steinbrenner, Lorettft and Eleanor Smithling spent Monday in Utlca. Mrs. Stanley Young and sons spent Sunday witlv Mr. Young at Hepburn Hospital. They found him gaining slowly from his recent serious lilacs* and operation for pueumonla. The many friends of Louis Lomber i£$f :*•>\. i_ XV-\ L ' wore pained 16 hear that he had the misfortune to fall last Tuesday while unloading hay and break \oia collar bone. He Is doing as well as could be expected. « Mr. Benton N. Payne died at hi* home here Monday morning at 3:00*^. He was 79 years, 6 months old. IJe •(-:•• was born in Constable/vllle, the oldest v son of Samuel and Maria Payne,: When a small boy, the family moved': to Martinsburg, where he has since re- > sided, a very kirid and honest neigh- bor and friend. Thirty-nine, years ago last December, he married Miss Emma Adams of this place who sur- vives with one son, Glenn B 4 Payne of Ohio and one sister, Mrs. E. C. Lov&- joy of Carthage. Mr. Payne has beea a patient sufferer for a long time so that death came aa a releif from pain. The funeral will be held in the . M. E. church Thursday at 2:00> Rev. W. H. Brosle, officiating. \Lowville Free library. New Books Ready for Circulation on Saturday, July 27. '\ For Adults—Blggers, Black Camel; Davlot, Man in the Queue; Pocock,. Knight's Gambit. . - • • . . For Old Boys—Barbour, Grantham Gets On; Cook, Welcome Stra'nger;- Dahiel, Bar Hands. V Mystery Stories for Older Girls— Allen, Gladys, Trail of the Comet; Campbell, New Curiosity Shop; Gln- ther, Jade Necklace. For Little Folks'—Bailey, Read Aloud Stories; Blalsdell, Rhyme and Story Second Reader; Lofting, Noisy Nora; Moulton, Buddie and Blossom; Reed, Airplane Ride, Story About . Boats, Engine's Story, Grandfather's Farm; Whiteman, Jane and Jerry.\ For the Children's Reading Table- Jackson, Peter Patter Book; Lenski, Wonder City—New York. For Everybody—Miller, Lindbergh, . His Story in Pictures. ..*;., *>-\._

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