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Transcribed from the July 12, 1935 Walton Reporter. News of folks. Roberta Meehan


Mrs. Sadie Jenkins is spending the month at Unadilla with Mrs. Amelia Bundy.

Philip Hobbie of Morristown, NJ, spent two days at the home of his cousin, Miss Sarah E. Pond, this week.

Miss Beatrice Redding, who teaches at Rochester, is passing the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Redding

Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Pierson of Eastport, L. I., spent the Fourth of July weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George J. Pierson

W. H. Gannon and Mr. and Mrs. Leon Houck attended the convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars held in Saratoga Springs last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey More of Fishkill are spending the summer with Mr. and Mrs. David Alexander and Mr. and Mrs. Milton Thomson.

Jan DeWitt is visiting his grandmother, Mrs. F. O. Randell in Newfane, VT. He was accompanied there Saturday by this father, D. W. DeWitt, who returned Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Holmes and sons, Robert and Arthur, of Lansdale, PA, motored to Walton Saturday. Mr. Holmes returned Sunday while his family remained for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Holmes.

Mrs. Lillian Payne of Newark Valley, NY, and daughter, Miss Anna Payne, who teaches in Berea College at Berea, Kentucky, arrived Friday for a visit with their daughter and sister, Mrs. J. C. Burrhus.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Litchfield of N. Attleboro, MA, have been visiting the latter's sister, Mrs. R. P. Littlejohn. Mrs. Dorothy Thompson and sons, Millard and Richard, returned with them for an indefinite visit.

Elisha Cook and family of Harpursville spent the Fourth at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Griffin. On their return home on Friday they were accompanied by Charles Griffin, who will spend two weeks in Harpursville.

Attorney M. J. France of Brooklyn spent the weekend in Walton. Mrs. France is enjoying her trip to England and on her return about the middle of August Mr. and Mrs. France will come to Walton for their annual vacation.

Mrs. Lydia Tracy of Binghamton visited her daughters, Mrs. Lawrence Ballantyne, and Mrs. Berkley Puffer, over the weekend. Mrs. Tracy had intended to visit her third daughter Mrs. A. F. Kellogg, of West Brook, but owing to the high water was unable to reach there.

DR. William L. Hitchcock, a grandson of the late Albert D. Hitchcock, a one-time resident of Walton, was married on Saturday, July 6, to DR. Mary Elizabeth Bailey of Philadelphia, PA, at the Memorial chapel at Valley Forge, near that city. Both Dr. and Mrs. Hitchcock are graduates of the osteopathic college in Philadelphia.

Guests at the home of Mrs. Nettie Cronin on the Fourth of July were Mr. and Mrs. Grant, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Howard and three children, of Delhi; Mrs. Nora Horton, Leonard Horton, Marguerite and Virginia Horton; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Smith, from Johnson City; Duane Garrison, Binghamton, Mr. and Mrs. Dougherty and daughter of Harrington Park, NJ; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Horton of Cooks Falls.

Mark Pierce, son of Washington Pierce, died in Los Angeles, California, July 1.

Miss Julia Pine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pine, is visiting in New Haven, CT.

Mrs. H. H. Haller of Carthage, is spending a week with her daughter, Mrs. William Teetsel.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Huntoon of Sayville, L. I., are visiting at the home of Dr. and Mrs. C. S. Gould.

Mr. and Mrs. George Findley of Brooklyn have been spending a week with Mr. and Mrs. David Zinno. Mrs. Findley is a sister of Mr. Zinno.

Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stasio and other Walton friends were Miss Rose LaFrano, Thomas Stasio and Ralph Amendolara of Buffalo and John Williams of Johnson City.

Mrs. Walter Gransbury of Dryden was operated upon Wednesday evening for removal of appendix at Smith Hospital. She was attended by Dr. Marshall of Oneonta and Dr. W. E. Eells of Walton.

Lawrence Bristol of Wurtsboro and Clarence Bristol and family of Norwich recently visited at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cornie J. Bristol. Mrs. Ella Newton and Miss Doris Newton also of Norwich were entertained.

Miss Jennie Chambers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Chambers of River Road, underwent an operation for acute appendicitis last Sunday afternoon at Delhi hospital. She was attended by Dr. W. M. Thompson of Delhi and Dr. W. R. Gladstone of Walton. Miss Chambers is making a favorable recovery.

Mr. and Mrs. R. Rosemann and three children and Mrs. C. M. Jordan and two children of Philadelphia, PA, spent the Fourth weekend at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Thomas, Liberty street. They returned Sunday evening leaving Carolyn Rosemann and Elizabeth and Mildred Jordan, who will spend the summer with their grandparents. Mrs. John Bush of Deposit spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Thomas.

Mrs. Richard C. Searing of New York City accompanied Mr. and Mrs. George R. Seeley and son, George, of Glendale, CA, when the latter motored from the city to Walton on the Fourth. Mrs. Searing is visiting her niece, Mrs. Herbert J. Rogers, for a time, while Mrs. Rogers' brother and family leave for California the end of the week. This is Mr. Seeley's first visit to his old home town since the E. C. Seeley family went west twenty-eight years ago.

Mrs. N. M. Gavett is taking a course of summer training for the blind.

C. G. DuMOnd of Cobleskill called at the home of Nathan Wakeman Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Wright of Andes spent the Fourth of July holiday in Walton.

Miss Virginia Roberts of New York city is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Frazier, Park Street.

Mr. and Mrs. Norris H. Dann and Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Dann were in Schenectady Friday.

Walter Price, student at Albany business college has been spending a short vacation with his parents.

Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Nutt entertained Dr. and Mrs. George Carneal of New York City over the Fourth.

Mrs. Elizabeth Hutton of Hutton was the guest of Miss Martha A. White and other Walton friends this week.

Mrs. Lodema Sherman and Mrs. Ada Parker of Binghamton passed the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wills, Liberty Street.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ward and daughter, Peggy, of Brooklyn, visited in Walton over the Fourth.

Mrs. Clara Rafferty of Brooklyn is spending a week with her mother, Mrs. C. C. Guerra, St. John Street.

Mr. and Mrs. Santino Brewary of Rome were weekend visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Latronica.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ells and two children of New Rochelle were guests of her grandmother for the 4th of July weekend.

Miss Kate Eels left Saturday with her brother, J. Dwight Eells and wife, for Hartford, Conn., and will spend the week there.

Miss Evelyn Fitch of New York returned to New York Sunday after a few days visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George S. Fitch.

Mrs. Ernest Faesch and daughter, Nancy, of Washington, D.C., are spending a week with the former's aunt, Miss Martha White.

Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Heilner and daughters, Polly, Jane and Louise, are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kaveda Holmes, Union Street.

Mrs. Jason Gage and daughter, Norma, of Baltimore, MD, are visiting Mrs. Gage's mother, Mrs. Harriett North, and her sister, Mrs. Ray Guild.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Partenheimer, son, Albert, and daughter, Barbara, of Yonkers are spending a week at the home of Mr. and Mrs Kenneth Owens.

Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Webster and daughter, Lois, of West New York, NJ, are spending their annual vacation at the Mallory farm at Hawleys Station.

Mrs. Orland Briscoe and daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, of Schenectady, spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Wakeman.

Miss Frances Grosso of New York City is vacationing with Helen Cosentino, Burton Street.

Miss Mary Robinson of Newark, NJ was a holiday guest of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harby. She plans soon t go to Lexington, KY, to visit Dr. and Mrs. H. J. Metzger.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shaw and children of Cortland were here for the Fourth of July. Leland Misner of Livingston Manor, a brother of Mrs. Shaw, was in Walton Tuesday.

Miss Myra Jackson, art instructor, for the Grand Rapids public schools system, Grand Rapids, Mich., spent the weekend at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Parker, Liberty Street.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fanning of Washington, D. C., passed the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dunn, Fancher Avenue. Mrs. Fanning is a sister of Mr. Dunn.

Miss Hannah Bray and Miss Vivian Amend of Syracuse and Mr. and Mrs Charles Cross of Amsterdam were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Myron DuBois. Mrs. Cross is a sister of Mrs. DuBois.

Leo Brenner of Pleasant Mount, PA, visited in town this week. Mr. Brenner will be remembered by baseball fans for his service as third baseman of Jerome Farrell's baseball team a few years ago.

Mr. and Mrs. Samule Belmont entertained over the weekend Patrick J. cicale, employed in the War Department, Washington, D. C.; John Donato and grandson, John Patrissi, of Woodside, LI.

William J. Wakeman, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Miller, of Philadelphia, visited their brother, Nathan Wakeman, last week. Mrs. Rebecca Fish of Philadelphia and Mrs. Cecil English of Schenectady also visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wakeman.

Mr. and Mrs. Irving Wheat and family of Hawleys Station, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Wheat and family of Endicott, foster Emmons, father of Mrs. Edgar Wheat, and Harold Wheat's fiancee, Miss Marian Prudhon and her mother, the latter three of Syracuse, were holiday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wheat, Park Street.

William D. Burns returned Wednesday from Royal Oak, Mich., accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Renton and son, Burnos of Royal Oak, who will remain with Mr. and Mrs. Burns for a week. They also entertained Rev. and Mrs. Harlow W. Parsons and family of Johnstown over the Fourth. On his way home Mr. Burns visited Washington, D. C. and Gettysburg, PA. Mrs. Renton and Mrs. Parsons are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Burns.

Clyde Chase, Ronald Chase and Harris Sawyer have joined the orchestra of Len Fennell of Binghamton, which will play in the future as the house band at the George F. Johnson pavilion, Johnson City, replacing Jack Lynch and his orchestra. Arthur Thomas, also a local musician, has been engaged by Jack Lynch as drummer in his orchestra, which will play engagements in the Pocono mountains this summer. The Lynch aggregation also has bookings in Florida next winter.


The Glendening reunion ws held Saturday at Robert Forrest's on the Little Delaware with nearly seventy present. Among those from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. William George of Rome, NY, and Mrs. Harriet Glendening and daughter, Miss Ruth Glendening, of Kingston. Other places represented wee Otego, Oneonta and Walton. John Hamilton of West Delhi was elected president of the reunion association and Miss Georgiana Currie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Currie, secretary and treasurer. The reunion next year will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Holcomb on the Franklin Road.

Miss Anna Little, whose parents, Dr. and Mrs. William Little, of Sherburne, were both former residents of the Cabin Hill section of the town of Andes, was married June 28th to Frederick Hoodley of New Berlin. The day after their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Hoodley sailed for Europe. They will tour the British Islands also visit Switzerland and France.

Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Teague of Greensboro, NC, came to Delhi on their wedding trip and srtopped at mary Archibald's tourist home, leaving Wednesday morning for New York en route back home. Mrs. Teague, nee Wanda Hopkins, was born in Delhi, while her father, J. E. Hopkins, was located here as an electrician.

Amos A. Austin, a nephew of Sheriff A. L. Austin of this village, was married recently at Middlebury, VT, to Miss Doris K. Johnson of Middlebury, and after a trip through the White Mountains the couple are at home in Vergennes, VT, where Mr. Austin is employed in the Sheffield Fams plant.

En route to Connecticut to attend a convention Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Secord of Denver, Colorado, have been visiting Mr. Secord's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Secord, on Orchard Street. They will on their return from Connecticut again stop with his parents, also visit other relatives here and in Franklin.

The family of Rev. Marvin J. Thompson, D. D., are at their summer home, the former William Thompson farm, on Scotch Mountain, for the summer. Dr. Thompson, who is pastor of the Hillside Presbyterian Church of Jamaica, LI, will join them there for his vacation during August.

Dr. and Mrs. Harold Tooker and daughter, Dorothy, of Springfield, MA, have been spending a few days with Mrs. Tooker's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S A. Birdsall. Murial Tooker, younger daughter of Dr. and Mrs Tooker, has been with her grandparents here during the past school year.

Prof. Alfred Hamilton and famiy of Irondequoit, near Rochester, have arrived in Delhi for the summer. They spend their vacation with Prof. Hamilton's brother, John Hamilton, at West Delhi, and with Mrs. Hamilton's sister, Miss Jeanette Gordon, in this village.

Ella Judd, night operatior at the central telephone office, was called to Howe's Cave, on Saturday by the death of her uncle, Hamilton Fink, wh for many years has been employed by the Howe's Cave cement company. The funeral was held on Saturday morning.

Mrs. Haviland and son of Hillside, NJ, have been spending a few days at the home of the former's son, Robert Haviland. Mrs. Fred Johnson, also of Hillside, came with them and visited her cousin, Mrs. C. W. Hill.

Mrs. J. V. Coats of Warwick and Mrs. Andrew Brown of Ellenville were called here Tuesday by the illness of their sister, Mrs. Sarah Beckwith, who suffered a shock Sunday and passed away Wednesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Sutherland of West Delhi attended the 39th wedding anniversary party made for his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George R. Sutherland, of Cabin Hill, June 29. Thirty-five were present.

Miss Florence Hood, who has a position in New York City, arrived Saturday evening t spend her two weeks' vacation with her mother, Mrs. J. K. Hood and her sister, Mrs. Lester Irvine.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugen Lynch of Providence, RI, were in town a few days, stopping at S. F. Penfield's and calling among friends. Mr. Lynch was in early life a resident of Delhi.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred B. Laight of sidney Center were guests over the Fourth at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. James M. Rice, Division Street.

Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Meehan and daughter, Kathleen, of Hartford, CT, were guests over the weekend at the home of Mr. Meehan's sister, Mrs. William Dillon.

Miss Ella Teahan, formerly of Delhi, who hs been teaching at Dry Brook, is now in Oneonta spending part of her vacation with friends there.

Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Grout and daughters, Alice and Betty, of New York, visited Mrs. Grout's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Crawford, recently.

Frank Miller of Idaho is visiting his sister, Mrs. Lillian McCandlish, at West Delhi, also among other Delaware county relatives.


Mr. and Mrs. Horace Sheridan and Lester Sheridan spent the Fourth at Richfield Springs.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Secord spent Sunday at Corbett with Mr. and Mrs. Harley Baxter.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nearing spent Friday afternoon in Hancock.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Johns spent the Fourth in Downsville.

Mrs. Floyd Schultz of Callicoon spent the Fourth with their mother, Mrs. Minnie Doyle.

Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bogart spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gladstone at Downsville.

Mrs. Arthur Giselmann and daughter, Frances, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Kenney.

Miss Estelle Kenney spent Monday in Callicoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Secord and daughter, Dorothy, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bogart spent the Fourth in Deposit and Masonville.


Mr. and Mrs. Walter Smith and Mr. and Mrs. George Hendricks and daughter of Kingston spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Haight.

Miss Thelma Hughes was given a variety shower on Saturday evening, July 6, at the home of her father, C. W. Hughes.

Mr. and Miss. William Killie and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. John L. Rutz and children of Narrowsburg spent last Sunday afternoon with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Rutz.


Mr. and Mrs. Stanton Harper and children of Gilboa attended church here Sunday morning and were dinner guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Harper. Miss Adelaide Harper, who is employed near Delhi, was also a guest of her parents.

Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Mackey and daughters of Jefferson attended services here Sunday and were guests at J. S. McIlwain's. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Graff spent the last of the week with friends in Oneonta, returning home Saturday night. Freda Jones, who had spent two weeks in Oneonta, returned with them.

Quintin Totten, seven year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Totten, fell from a wagon on Saturday and fractured his collar bone. Dr. Craig of Davenport was called and made the lad as comfortable as possible.

Mrs. H. M. Davidson is very much improved in health and is able to ride out.


John Shackelton has finished is work at Seymour Shackelton's and has hired to work for Gleason Higley.

Mrs. Lena Carey has gone down the line to work in a boarding house.

Mr. and Mrs. Ben McGurk are staying with Mrs. N. Dicks.

The new road from Loomis to Northfield is about completed. John Tuttle has done a fine job.

Mrs. Harry VanAkin has got some boarders for the summer.

Dorothy Budine has finished her work at Bovina and is working for Mrs. Jessie Leigh, Third Brook.

Mrs. Fred Storrie held a frankfurter roast for the Cleaver Sunday School last Wednesday night.


Miss Gladys Brown of Kingston was a dinner guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Merritt on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. P. O. Hess attended the funeral of her brother, Elmer Close, at Bovina on Monday. The funeral was held at the church there.

C.B. Carl of Kingston is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Harrington.

Mrs. Roy Place and two daughters spent the first of the week at Camp Kabo at Perch Lake.

Mr. and Mrs. George Gregory, Mr. and Mrs Fred Hyde and daughter Leona, Lloyd Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Terry and son, Bobbie, enjoyed a picnic dinner at Perch Lake on Sunday. The occasion was in honor of Mr. Gregory's 83rd birthday. They visited the place there where Mr. Gregory was born.

Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Burroughs of Smith City, MI, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Knickerbocker at their home at Arkville over the Fourth.

Miss Jane Lampman and Miss Alice Reynolds of Johnson City are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Cairns.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ellis, Jr., are spending the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Snyder, at Kingston.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Baker and son, Donald, and Miss Jane Lampman of Johnson City attended a picnic of the Todd family at Goodyear Lake on Sunday. There were 32 people who attended the picnic.

Mrs. Mary McLean spent the weekend with her sister, Mrs. Leila Martin, at Arena.

Mr. and Mrs. James Francisco and daughter, Mrs. Byron Vraedenburgh and William Dubee were at Platt Cove on Saturday visiting Mrs. Francisco's brother, Silas Decker.

Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Knickerbockeer and Mrs. Mary Adee of Arkville and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hoag and two children of Union Grove were dinner guests of Miss Marguerite Ballard on the Fourth.

Miss Isabel Delameter and Herman Haddow spent the Fourth of July at Delaware Water Gap.

Miss Jennie Searles returned to her home on Sunday after spending a few days with her niece at Moose Lake in the Adirondacks. She also visited friends at Malone and Saranac Lake.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Soderlund have moved from an apartment in the Langsfield house on lower Main street to an apartment owned by Irving Squires on upper Main street.

The Ladies' Aid Society of the Presbyterian church will meet at the home of Mrs. Fred Smith next Tuesday afternoon, July 16th at 3 o'clock.

Willis Vermilyea of Binghamton is spending the week at the home of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gavitt.

Miss Helen Ives and Miss Louise Stevens spent the weekend with Miss Ives' mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Ives.

Harry Fulmer of Lancaster, PA, is spending several weeks at the Elm Tree House.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kelly and two children were Sunday callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Huggins at Bovina Center.

Mrs. Gerald George and two children of Kingston are spending the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Terry.

Mrs. Carlton Crandall of Oneonta spent Sunday with ther parents, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Paine. Her brother, Everett Paine, returned home with her for the week.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Flumerfelt visited friends at Sherburne over the Fourth of July.

John Waterman of Kingston spent Monday at the home of his niece, Mrs. A. J. Williams.

Miss Dorothy Williams and Miss Grace Dickman are spending some time at Chester, PA.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kelly were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Eckert at Andes on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kahler and Miss Anna Kahler of Scotia, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Kahler and tow daughers and son, and Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Merritt and brother Robert of Endicott and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Chainyk of Albany and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Struse of Endwell were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Yerry over the Fourth. Mrs. Oscar Kahler of Endicott is spending a couple of weeks there.

Mrs. Byron Vraendenburgh and Wilfred Dubee of Gardner, MA, spent the weekend at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Francisco.

Mrs. Lyman Sanford and daughter, Charlotte, visited relatives in Johnson City and Binghamton the first of the week.

Mr. and Mrs. Merrick Fuller and two children of Tenafly, NJ, spent the weekend at the home of Mrs. Lyman Sanford. They left their son, Robert, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Long in New Kingston for two weeks.

Edmund Evans of Pittsfield, MA, spent the weekend at his home in Margaretville.

Mrs. Humphrey Jones, who has been helping care for her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Derringer for the past five weeks, returned to her home at Kingston on Wednesday of last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Glady of East Schodack were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Winton Ruff over the Fourth. Misses Joan and Joyce Ruff returned home with them for the week.

Howard Teas of Freeport, L.I., is visiting his uncle, Rev. O. W. Chapin.

Names and places...

W. S. Bramley, Andes, Joseph Schwile, South Gilboa, Mrs. Marion Baker, Dry Brook, Mrs. Walter Gladstone, Andes, Mrs. Marcella Harrington, Union Grove, Lewis Johnson, Halcott Center

Amos Austin, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Austin of Middlebury, VT, former residents of Margaretville, and Miss Doris Kathryn Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin A. Johnson, Middlebury, were recently united in marriage at the bride's home on Pleasant Street. Rev. Howard S. Kennedy, second pastor of the M. E. Church, performed the double ring ceremony.

W. G. Walsh of New York City spent the weekend with his family in town.

Mrs. J. J. McGarvey of Yonkers has rented an apartment in the G. A. Scott house on Walnut Street for the summer.

Miss Beatrice Baumgardt of Queens Village, L. I. , spent the first of the week at the home of Trooper and Mrs. J. P. McGarvey.

James Flanegan of Yonkers is spending some time at the homeof his sister, Mrs. J. J. McGarvey on Walnut Street.

Rev. and Mrs. Wesley Gebhard and family are spending the month of July visiting relatives in Minnesota.

Miss Violet Waterman, who has been visiting her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Kelly, has gone to Roxbury, where she has employment for the summer.

Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Kelly were Sunday callers at Windham visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Omar Hitchcock.


Dr. and Mrs. H. Baker of Vineland, NJ, are spending the month of July at Scott's Hotel, Oquaga Lake.

Travis Walsh of Cleveland, OH, has been visiting his wife, who is spending the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Underwood.

Misses Anna Male and Edna Hathaway of the Gloversville school system visited the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Male, last week before going to New York University for the summer session at the close of which Miss Male will be awarded a degree.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Putnam and son of New York City spent the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Putnam.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hartz and family attended a reception given in honor of the fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mrs. Hartz's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Bennett, Windsor, July 4th.

Miss Beatrice Hauber has resigned her position as teacher of the Brookville school and has contracted to fill the vacancy in the Deposit school faculty left by Miss Esther English who has accepted a position on Long Island.

Graydon Hurlbert of Stilesville is convalescing at the Deposit hospital from an appendicitis operation.

Rev. and Mrs. D. J. Santmier spent Thursday at Orson, PA.

Miss Laura M. Harmon, who has spent some months in Toronto, has returned to Deposit and is in charge of the services of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Mission.

Attorney and Mrs. William H. Smith and family are spending a week motoring through New England.

Miss Alice Halpin, who for the past 24 years has had charge of a school at Riverdale, NY, has resigned her position and has returned to her home here.

Prof. And Mrs. Charles McLaury of Elmhurst, LI, are spending the summer at their home on Pine Street.

Miss Mary Taffney is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Theodore Spahn, in New York City.

Miss Julia Vail, who teaches at Huntington, LI, is at her home on Second street for the summer.

Mrs. L. F. Tucker has been a guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Perry.

Camp Amahami for Girl Scouts opened Sunday with a full registration for the first period of the camp. Millicent Bonnefond and Carol Page are among the local scouts registered.

Mrs. Mabel Schofield spent the fourth with Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Schofield in Delhi.

Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Hartz and son, Edward, and Mrs. Carol Mallory attend the Treyz reunion at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George I. Treyz at Cooks Falls July 4th.

Miss Avis Walsh of Cleveland, Ohio, visited at the home of D. G. Underwood last week. On Sunday she took her niece, Betty Lou Walsh, to Boston, where she will spend several weeks at a girls' camp.

Mrs. Thomas Richards and two daughters of East Orange, NJ, are summer guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Lewis of Rock Royal.

Word has been received here of the recent death in Glendale, CA, of Mrs. Emma Reynolds, sister of Alanson and Ernest Lowe of this place. Mrs. Reynolds, who was 68 years of age, at one time lived at Sherman, PA. She was twice married, her first husband being Russell Fletcher of McClure. Besie the brothers mentioned she is survived by one daughter, Ellen, of California.

D. W. Hebler, who has been spending some time in Deposit, left last week for his home in Los Angeles, CA.. He was accompanied by Mrs. Eugene Martin of this place and her sister, Mrs. Humiston of Delhi.

Miss Ethel Hoag, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Axtell visited Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hoag at East Orange, NJ, last week.

Mrs. Russell Lowe and Miss Esther English are visiting Mrs. Lowe's parents in Franklinville.

Mrs. William Watson of Southerton, CT, has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. L. A. Male.

Miss Genevieve Dailey is taking a summer course in Binghamton.

The members of the W.C.T.U. will hold their July meeting in the form of a picnic on the lawn of Mrs. George Simpson Friday. It is expected that local ministers will give short addresses during the afternoon. Visitors from Binghamton in charge of county work will be called upon to speak, it is announced by the local W.C.T.U. president, Mrs. Eudora Allen.

Mrs. Will Fox of St. Petersburg, FL, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Milton Smith.

Hogan Teed of Johnny Brook submitted to an operation for appendicitis at the Deposit private hospital on July 4th. Dr. C. O. Gutierrez of Cannonsville was the surgeon.

Mr. Canfield of McClure was discharged from the Deposit private hospital on July 3.


Among those who attended J. I. Rutherford's auction sale last week were Mrs. E. M. Babcock, H. F. Dougherty and wife, George Hawley and Hilton Fitch of this place.

Miss Evelyn Fitch, who has been spending some time in Albany, is home now.

H. F. Dougherty, wife and daughter, Bertha E., attend the Fourth of July celebrations in Walton.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Murphy of Long Island spent the Fourth with Mrs. Rosette Baxter of this place Monday of this week. George Hawley spent the day fishing near Pepacton.

Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Babcock and little son, Gerald, of East Branch, were callers of Mrs. E. M. Babcock.

Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Dougherty of Orangeburg, N. Y. , arrived Tuesday t spend a couple of weeks with his son, H. F. Dougherty.


The annual reunion of the descendants of Henry and Louise Treyz was held July 4th. Dinner was served at 12:30 at the social rooms followed by a business meeting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George I. Treyz. Forty-two members of the family and six guests were present.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Pratt of Union spend the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd H. Sprague. Ruth Sprague returned with them.

Mr. and Mrs. Leman Hornbeck and their daughter and son-in-law called at the Clark Sprague home Tuesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward McNeely and son, Gerald, of Susquehanna, PA, were guests of Mrs. McNeely's mother, Mrs. Mary E. Rosa, last week.

Rev. and Mrs. Fischer of Walden and their guest, Mrs. B. F. Bischoff, called on Mrs. R. Rosa Wednesday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Scherer of Johnson City and daughters, Barbara, Dorothy and Elizabeth, called on their cousins, Lewis Huff and the Ralph Rosa family on July 4th.

Mrs. H. Fox and son of Flushing, L. I. , came here Wednesday, bringing with them the former's sister, Mrs. H. Bruening, who had been in New York City.

Eloise Rosa is the guest of her uncle and aunt at Livingston Manor this week.

Little Sallie Lou Smith entertained five of her little girl playmates at her home Saturday afternoon from 5 until 7.

The 4-H club leaders and members received a card of greeting from overseas last week from former member, Anneliese Wagner, who is now living in Enkirch, Mosell, in Germany.

Mrs. Mary F. Baker of Columbus, Ohoi, arrived on Monday and is the guest of her daughter and son-in-law Rev. and Mrs. C. Swengel, at the M. E. parsonage.

Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Bound and four children of Halcottville were guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Bound on Sunday.

Rev. C. Swengel held a meeting at the social rooms here Sunday evening. Sixteen were present. This week Rev. Swengel is at Drew at Madison, NJ, attending an Epworth League institute.

Mrs Hettie Tiffany of Binghamton, wh was called here by the death of her brother-in-law, Clark Sprague, remained for several days with her sister, Mrs. C. E. Sprague.

Dr. J. Hampton returned Saturday from a week spent at a convention in Syracuse.

July 12, 1935 Walton Reporter, Part II.


Mrs. Frank Green, who has been in ill health for some time, was taken to the Binghamton hospital for treatment last week Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Leventhal and daughter, Barbara, of Brooklyn are spending the summer with Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Fleischer.

Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly entertained friends from Michigan a few days last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Leon Yuckmann of the Bronx visited Mr. and Mrs. I. Herman recently.

Dr. and Mrs. B. Greenfield, noted surgeon of Newark, N. J., and Dr. and Mrs. Philip Federman and daughter, Jane, spend the weekend at Martin's.

Miss Nora Miller is spending a week in New York City.

Mr. and Mrs. George Herbst spent the weekend with his brother and sister at the Sunset View Hotel.

George Mayes has purchased the Howard Green bungalow near his home and expects to raze the building in the near future.

A Mandell returned home Sunday after spending a few days in New York City, where he went to attend the christening of his young grandson, who recently arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Saul Ganz.

Milton Hirsch is spending a few days in New York City.

Robert Todd, who holds a position in the Ford plant at Edgewater, N. J., spent a few days the past week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Todd.

Miss Clara Lyon of Walton was a guest of Miss Cora Alton a few days last week.

Angelo Cole, accompanied by Mrs. Rosa Haderup and Ward Craft, visited friends in Binghamton last Sunday.

Although there was a hard thundershower during the time of the Ladies' Aid bake sale last Saturday afternoon, the ladies made over $15 and could have sold more if they had the goods.

Mr. and Mrs. Max Mones of Kingston visited friends in this village on Sunday.

James Morrison and Mrs. Herbert Lasher are assisting at the post office for the summer season.

Mr. and Mrs. James Bradley of Edgewater, N. J., and Mrs. Idell Fellows of Halcottville were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Avery.

A. Steinhardt has rented his home to Mr. Weinstock and family of New York city for the summer season. Mr. Steinhardt and family are moving to Margaretville, where he will conduct a restaurant business.

Miss Phyllis Haderup has accepted a position in the First National Bank for the summer season and began duties last Friday.


Rev. John Earl of Dover, N. J., arrived here Friday afternoon and left for his home Saturday accompanied by his father, who will spend some time there.

Mrs. Howard Lent and daughter have returned from the Bainbridge hospital and are spending a few days with her mother, Mrs. Carrie Jackson.

Dr. and Mrs. Roy Youmans and daughter of Lawrence, MA, returned home Monday after spending a few days with the doctor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Youmans.

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Couse and Mrs. Irma Wheeler, who have been spending a few days in camp in the Adirondacks, returned home Monday night.

Howard Birdsall, youngest son of William Birdsall, had the misfortune to cut his index finger quite badly last Saturday while helping his father with the mowing machine knives.

Mr. and Mrs. Caryl Bogart of Albany and Miss Elizabeth Hungerford of Cooperstown spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Hungerford.

Miss Catheryn Flemming of Albany spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Flemming.

Reginald Beebe returned home Monday after spending three weeks with his father, Milo Beebe, at Norwich.

Arnold Shepard of Binghamton spent Sunday with his grandmother, Mrs. Myrtle Sisson.

Mrs. Marion Combs and family of Fleischmanns were Sunday night callers at David Georgia's. Bernice Combs remained for a two weeks' vacation.


Mr. and Mrs. Leon Houck spent the week at Saratoga Springs.

The following officers of the Helping Hand class were elected at the meeting last Friday night held at Mr. and Mrs. Harry Budine's: Raymond Budine, president; Delos Budine, vice president; Ada Budine, secretary; Helen Budine, treasurer; Mrs. Ed Love, teacher.

On Monday evening a birthday surprise party was given Mrs. Charles Pierce by Mr. and Mrs. Myron Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pierce and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Benedict and daughter, Florence.


The school meeting of Hancock central school district no. 6 was held Tuesday evening July 9. After a formal opening by President Fiefield the business got under way. C. C. Scutt was chosen chairman. After accepting the financial statement read by Clerk O'Neil, V. S. Whitaker and William O'Neil were re-elected trustees. The budget for the ensuing year was adopted.

Dr. and Mr. L. E. Woolsey have gone on a western automobile trip and will be gone for several weeks. Dr. Woolsey's brother, Dr. Frank Woolsey, will look after his practice during their absence.

L. G. Carpenter and family have rented a cottage at Silver Lake, where they will spend some time.

Mr. Roberts, who recently rented the laundry of Mrs. Mary Blake, reports that he is doing very well. He does dry and wet cleaning. He collects and delivers.

Delos Gibson had his right hand injured last week while working at the central school building, where he is employed as fireman and engineer. He was using a pick, which struck him in the palm of his hand, making a bad wound. D. F. M. Woolsey rendered medial aid and hi is getting along fine.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Keery made a trip to Boston last week to visit relatives and friends, returning home Tuesday.

George Fuller, who has been one of the Spaulding bread truck drivers for several years, has taken a leave of absence to go into business for himself. Harold Gunster has been assigned to his route and Douglas Bailey has taken the route which Mr. Gunster served.


Mr. and Mrs. Harold Niedlinger and two children and Mrs. Mabel Niedlinger of Philadelphia are guests of Mrs. Alma Gordon and daughter, Miss Eugenia.

Rev. and Mrs. G. D. Fisher returned to their home in Walden after attending the 4th of July dinner at Harvard and visiting at the homes of Mrs. May Gregory and Mr. and Mrs. B F. Bischoff.

Miss Geraldine Hendricks went to Hurleyville last week Wednesday, where she will have employment for several weeks.

Mr. and Mrs Clarence Cowan motored to Schenectady Saturday, retuning Sunday accompanied by Miss Cowan, who had been visiting relatives in that city.

The Childrens' Day program at the M. E. church Sunday evening was well given. Two violin solos by Miss Irene Lewis of Hancock were much enjoyed.

Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cross of Middletown came to East Branch Wednesday evening and spent the 4th at the home of Mrs. Sue White.

On Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Barnum Wilcox and three children, Mr. and Mrs. Barnum Wilcox, Jr., of Castleton and Mr. and Mrs. Seward Wilcox of Flemington, N. J., were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bischoff.

Mr. and Mrs. John Remington of Middletown and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Smith of Walton called on friends in town Sunday.

The funeral service of Bert Misner of Burnwood was held in the M. E. Church on Saturday. Rev. James Russell officiated and burial was made in the East Branch cemetery.

Mrs. Harry Turner and two daughters, Arlene and Shirley, spent from Wednesday until Saturday with relatives in Livingston Manor.

Mrs. George Upham of Binghamton spent Saturday at the home of Mrs. Etta M. S. Johnston.

Mr. and Mrs. Horace Branner and Mrs. May Gregory attended the funeral of Clark Sprague at Cooks Falls Sunday afternoon. Mr. Sprague was the father of Mrs. H. Couch of this place.

Mrs. Katie Sands and niece of Binghamton were guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Botens on Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hinman of Bouckville spent Wednesday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bischoff. On Thursday all attended the Wilcox family reunion at Fremont.

The fine piano, presented to the M. E. church by Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Maybe, was used for the first time Sunday evening.


The weekly prayer meeting of the Carcass Brook church will be held this Saturday evening at the home of L(U?)ysses Wood.

Mrs. Mary Eells of Walton, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Smith of Liberty, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Kneer and children of Walton were over the fourth visitors at Frank Kneer's home.

Merle Houck accompanied August Kierchier to his home in Brooklyn Sunday and visited his sister, Marjorie, who is training for a nurse at St. Mary's hospital there, returning home Tuesday. Ralph Sprague accompanied him to East Branch.

Mr. and Mrs. George Ring and daughter, Lou, of Albany were Sunday visitors at Mrs. Ring's mother's, Mrs. Velma Fingado.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Baxter were business callers in Hancock Monday.

Miss Marion Houck visited her uncle, L. R. Von Arx, at Shavertown from Thursday until Sunday.

The F. M. S. met at the home of Mrs. E. Beadle Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. A. Stoop visited their brother, Peter Stoop, at Delancey Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Howell Gray of Walton and Mrs. Tiffany of Middletown were Sunday callers on their uncle, Grant Houck.

August Kierchier of Brooklyn visited old friends in town the past week.


The Ladies' Aid will meet with Mrs. E. F. Goodrich Friday, July 19.

Marion Neff is spending her vacation with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Goodrich, in Walton.

Maurice Travis and Cornelius Garrison spent the weekend in Troy.

Mr. and Mrs. William Jackson and daughter, Ida, visited Miss Jardine Jackson in Downsville Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller of Downsville were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Jackson.

Richard Martin of Binghamton is spending a few weeks with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Goodrich.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wood and daughters, Eunice and Nancy, and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gibbon of New Jersey were guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Goodrich last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Annis Wood, Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Rowell and four children of Woodford, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Holley and daughters, Esther and Jeannette, and Mrs. E. L. Gifford of Pines Brook and Floyd Martin of Binghamton called on Mr. and Mrs. William Goodrich Monday.


Supervisor and Mrs. Fred Lipp went to New York last week to see his mother, Mrs. F. L. Lipp, of Hancock, who is under treatment at the Methodist hospital.

Town Clerk Charles Davis is confined to his home by illness.

Hogan, Jr., the seven year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Hogan Teed, was operated upon for appendicitis at the Deposit hospital on July 4th by Dr. Gutierrez and Dr. Latimer.

Leon Seeley of Masonville called on Cannonsville friends Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Telford Sanderson of Walton were Sunday guests of her cousin, Mrs. Myrtle Gardinier. Mrs. Frances Smith, who had been spending some time with her niece, Mrs. Gardinier, returned home with Mr. and Mrs. Sanderson.

Mr. and Mrs. Warren Short and children and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Short of Schenectady visited Mrs. Arthur Backus and family over the weekend.

Mrs. Hill and son, Bruce, of Delhi, spent the weekend with her sister, Mrs. L. E. Kipp, and family.

Mrs. S. W. Seymour of Sidney and daughter, Mrs. Peter Van Norden of New York, spent the weekend with Mrs. Seymour's mother, Mrs. Sarah Watson. Friday Mrs. Watson accompanied them on an automobile trip through upper Delaware county.

Hentry Ostrom, while fishing at Oquaga lake a few days ago, landed a trout that measured 21 inches in length and weighed nearly six pounds.

Arthur Bowker is repainting a house for Mr. Boswick in Deposit.

Riley Scrum of Trout Creek redecorated several rooms at S. T. Judd's residence at Chestnut Point last week.

John Davis received a surprise visit last week from a young man who was with him at a CCC camp in Tennessee.

The Woman's Missionary society of the Presbyterian Church met with Mrs. Fred DeMott Thursday afternoon. The meeting was well attended by interested members. Mrs. Mabel Haynes and Miss Maude Hathaway, as committee, had arranged a fine program. Mrs. Winters presided.

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Bayer and two sons of Washington, D. C., arrived at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Peaslee, the last of the week. Mr. Bayer returned to Washington Sunday with his car, leaving Mrs. Bayer and sons for their usual summer outing at the home of her parents and with relatives in Binghamton, Deposit and Walton.

Rev. Arthur Seymour, missionary in Africa, his mother, Mrs. Polly Seymour, and sister, Mrs. Val Iverson and son and Miss Della Quick of Hancock called on his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Seymour, Wednesday.

Cannonsville friends received word of the recent death of Dora Wakeman. She was 69 years of age. She was a daughter of William and Sabra Booth Wakeman, the family being former residents of Johnny Brook. Mrs. Wakeman is survived by one sister, Minerva Palmer, of Binghamton; two brothers, Will, who resides in Middletown, and Elmer, of Walton; also several nephews and nieces.


Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Dietrickson and child of Binghamton spent several days with Mr. and Mrs. Otto Dietrickson.

Mr. and Mrs. George Loker and children of Walton, visited Mrs. Henry Dreher on the fourth. They also spent several hours with Mr. and Mrs. John Wehner of Jeffersonville; Mrs. Dreher accompanied them.

Robert John, the small son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Will was baptized by Rev. Swengel at the M. E. church Sunday morning.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kastner of Rockville Center, L. I., and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kastner of Brooklyn spent July fourth with their mother, Mrs. John Kastner.

Mrs. H. F. Geber and Miss Gladys Geber made a business trip to Albany on Friday, also calling on Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Christensen at Schenectady and Rev. and Mrs. H. G. Lincoln at Coxsackie.

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Todd of Plattsburg were guests of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald M. Albee, from Wednesday until Sunday.

The N. S. Fillyea family of New York City have opened their summer home here.

Elmer Rutz of Endicott, who is spending some time at his cottage at Shandelee Lake, called on Frank Bullis and other friends Monday.

Miss Virginia Van Riper returned to her home in Suffern last week after visiting at the Claude Rogers home for a time.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Robertson and daughters and Mrs. Willilam Bullis, Jr., had a picnic at Cochecton Sunday, meeting Mrs. Robertson's family there.

Guilford E. Gever of Hankins spent Sunday at his home here.

Miss Anzilla Gabriel, who is employed at the Ronald M. Albee home, spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Gabriel, on Morton Hill.

Miss Elizabeth Sprague and sister, Mrs. May Sprague, are guests of Mrs. J. Graham and Miss Eva Layton at their Lake Muskoday home for several days.

Miss Elizabeth Rogers was a guest of her cousin, Shirley Bullis, at Rock Rift from Sunday until Tuesday. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Rogers, and Mrs. William Bullis, Jr., went over for her on Tuesday afternoon and continued on to Walton to view the damage done by the flood and fire.

Arthur Parish drove N. Melnick to Walton on Tuesday and brought back Mrs. Melnick.

Mr. and Mrs. James O'Connor of New York city were week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Reed.


Mrs. Celia Misner has gone to Tennanah Lake where she has employment.

Mr. and Mrs. Schank and son, Carl, of Millington, N. J. , also Mrs. And Mrs. Rolf Fassnacht and sister, Edna, of Jersey City spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. A. Saur.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Misner, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McCormack of Middletown spent the fourth with T. J. Misner.

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Shields of Unadilla spent the week end visiting old friends here.

Mr. and Mrs. C. Coddington were at Lookout, PA, for the fourth.

Mr. and Mrs. I.L. Oestrich and sons attended the picnic at Goulds July 4th.

A. Heward and Alfred Rea spent a few days in Newark, N.J., recently.

Mr. and Mrs. C. Coddington spent Sunday with their son, Richard, at Delhi, where he is employed at the state school.

Mrs. George McCullagh is employed at the Holpp Lodge at Tennanah Lake.


George Vernooy has purchased a new Ford.

Helen Miner spent Tuesday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Miner.

Frank Miner and aunt, Mrs. Jeannette Koons, of Grooville spent Wednesday with the Miners.

The Aaron family have arrived at Beaverkill where they are spending the summer.

Mrs. Harold Dutcher of Livingston Manor spent one day last week with her mother, Mrs. George Vernooy.


Conrad Schaff spent from Thursday until Monday at his home in Utica.

Willard Soules of Phillipsport is spending a few days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Soules.

Harley Baxter returned to his work at Long Eddy Thursday night.

M. C. Stuart and family spent Thursday at the home of Judge M. Linn Bruce at Andes.

Vincent Lake of Oneonta spent Sunday with friends here.

Merritt Stuart spent the weekend in New York city.

Joseph Schaaf, who has been ill, has again resumed his work as night watchman at the Corbett works.

Mrs. Laura Baxter of Downsville is employed at Dr. and Mrs. J. T. Bowen's .

Mr. and Mrs. George Walker and family and Mr. and Mrs. Guerdon Babcock and family spent July 4th with a picnic at Ashokan reservoir.

Guerdon Walker of Endicott is spending the summer with his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Guerdon Babcock.

Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Francisco recently entertained a party of friends for the evening.

Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Sturdevant and familyl spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. And Mrs. Ira Weaver at Union Grove.

John Neff and Miss Lucretia Tiffany motored to Oneonta Sunday night.

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eastwood of Binghamton were Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Knapp.

Miss Juanita Knapp is employed at James Mills'.

Mr. and Mrs. George Suttle of Sidney spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Palmer.

Harold Hood and James Mills were at Poyntell, PA, Monday on business.

Harley Baxter and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Seacord of Long Eddy spent Sunday at his home here.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shaver of Horton were Sunday visitors at Charles Hood's.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brewer and son, Glenn, of Bainbridge were Sunday visitors at Mr. and Mrs. Charles Snedaker's.

Warren Weaver and sister, Velma, Earl Rider and Darwin Van Keuren of Union Grove, and A. A. Fancher of Fishs Eddy were visitors at C. C. Sturdevant's the first of the week.

Born to Mr. and Mrs Floyd Ellett July 5, a daughter, Frances.


Mr. Quinn visited his son, Leonard, and family at Livingston Manor and his daughter at Mattamoras over the fourth.

Mrs. Daisy Peaslee and friend of Waterbury, Conn., visited at Guy Laraway's Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Dury returned home with them for a week's visit.

Charles Gardner and sister, Mrs. Anna Baker, were business callers in Hancock Monday.

L. S. Hoffman and Charles Gardner attended the funeral of James Mack at Hancock Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Krueger and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Krueger of New York city have moved to their home here.

Ralph Knapp of Peakville is spending some time with his friend, Donald Dufton.


Mr. and Mrs. Tony Pasquillia of Astoria, LI, spent from Saturday to Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Bernice Cicio.

Louise Baxter left Sunday for Syracuse where she will attend summer school.

Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Travis of Fosterville, Conn., is spending a few days at their bungalow, near Pepacton.

Preston Hodge of Ferndale spent Sunday at his home here.

Marguerite Williams left Friday for Saratoga Springs where she has employment for the summer.

George Warren was a business caller at Rock Rift Monday.

Mrs. Mary Baxter and daughter, Florence, Mrs. Eva Neff and Mrs. Birdsall Moseman spent las tFriday at New Berlin with Mr. and Mrs Daniel Gregory.

While fishing in the mill ponday Mornday morning Mark Williams caught a trouth weighing 3 pounds 10 ounces.

Archie Bennett was at Oquaga Lake Monday.

Jennie Fuller was a business caller in Hancock Saturday.

Mrs. Roma Fitch of East Branch was a caller in town Tuesday.

Tom McGuirl of Far Rockaway spent from Wednesday to Sunday with his wife here.

Mr. and Mrs Alex Cicio were business callers in Oneonta Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Charless Maas entertained the Mrgaretville and Roxbury bands July 4th at luncheon.

There was a mistake in the birth sent in last week, instead of a daughter it was a son born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Teehan, June 29.


Mrs. Grace Howes and son, Edmund, returned home from the south last week Wednesday.

Mrs. Carrie Deck, Mr. and Mrs. John Deck and son, Jack, Carol Deck of Long Eddy, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Felter and son, Teddy, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Treyz and Helen Deck of Livingston Manor and Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Rickard of Walton met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Rickard to celebrate the birthdays and wedding anniversary of Arlyn Rickard and Mrs Carrie Deck. All of Mrs. Deck's children were present and all except two of the grandchildren.

Miss Carolyn Rickard and Miss Finch of Binghamton called at A. J. Rickard's Tuesday.

Misses Cathleen and Carolyn Rickard returned to Binghamton Sunday after spending their vacation with their parents.


Mrs. George Pomeroy and Mrs. Arthur Boyles are employed by Mrs. Robert Draddy.

Miss Harriet Bleuvelt of Spring Valley spent the holiday week end at the home of Mrs. Jeanette Koons.

Letha Finkle of DeBruce was employed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Burr Koons over the week end.

Mrs. Mary Ann Vandermark is spending some time at the home of her grandson, Donald Koons.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lawson and son, Jeseph, Mr. and Mrs. William Kerp and son, Richard, all of Poughkeepsie spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Burr Koons.


Mr. and Mrs. George Specht of Johnson City spent the fourth with Mr. and Mrs. John B. McCullagh.

Mrs. Barbara Hook is spending a couple of weeks at the home of George Specht in Johnson city.

Mila Reichman of New York city is spending a shrot time at the Misses O'Meara Home.

Miss Therea Fath of Herkimer is visiting her aunt, Miss C. Fath.

Elmer Cooper of Rock Valley has been employed at the home of John B. McCullagh for the summer months.

Mrs. Banker, who has been spending some time at the home of Mrs. Ida Reynolds, is now at her former home at Pine Hill for a few weeks.

Miss Marguerite Fowler is driving a new Ford Coupe.

Rev. F. W. Stine is enjoying a visit from his mother from Pennsylvania.

Mrs. Leland Graham and two children of Baltimore are spending their vacation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Graham.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bentley and daughter of Long Island are spending their vacation with her mother, Mrs. Jennie McCumber.

Miss Marie Armstrong of Andes and Rudie Hunt of Bovina Center, who are employed in New York, spent the Fourth here and in Bovina.

Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Wright and daughter and relatives of Syracuse are spending the week at the Wright camp at Perch lake.


Mr. and Mrs. John Watson, Jr., spent the Fourth at her home in Pennsylvania.

Mrs. Anna Griffin and son, Curtis, attended the golden wedding anniversary of her brother, L. Cole, Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs Chris Weiss of Roscoe, called Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brown.

Several from here attended the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Litts on Tuesday, July 2nd.


Mr. and Mrs. Fred Harrington and children of Delhi spent a few days the past week with Mrs. Harrington's mother, Mrs. Miles Bishop.

Mrs. Reginald Peake, and children, of Deposit, are spending a few days with her brother, Clyde Ferguson.

Miss Margaret Rose is confined to the house with the mumps.

Mrs. William M. Gibb, nee Edna Graham, formerly of Long Eddy, now of El Paso, Texas, is visiting her cousin, Mrs. Charles Milks.

Mrs. Mriba Smith and two children of Bainbridge, Mrs. Mary Sanford and child of Endicott spent Sunday with their aunt, Mrs Winfield Tompkins.

The many friends of Samuel Reed were shocked to hear of his death Sunday morning.

Mr. and Mrs. John Westlake of Cortland are building a very neat little bungalow on a lot recently purchased of Mrs. William Wood.

Mrs. Wilhelmina Hughes is spending a few days with her sister, Mrs John Westlake, Cortland.

Miss Mildred James, who was splitting wood Friday, had the misfortune to cut her thumb nearly off.

Ira Rivenburg had the misfortune to cut himself on the knee while cutting wood.

Thursday Bernard Gordon was taking a boatload of children up the river for a ride when opposite the fly rocks on the Pennsylvania side they saw a large rattle snake on a rock which frightened the children so Bernard rowed them to shore and went back and killed it and it measured three feet four inches, rather large one compared to the others found lately.

Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Armstrong were in Binghamton Thursday on business.

Mrs. C. G. Armstrong, who has been spending some time in Buffalo with her son, Merton, returned home Saturday. Mrs. Armstrong has been greatly missed as she is a very faithful Sunday school teacher and her pupils rejoice over her return.


A joint birthday party was held Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leland LaValley to celebrate the birthdays of Mr. and Mrs. James Owens of Carteret, N. J. , and Mrs. Rose Appley and little Chubby LaValley. Besides the members of the immediate family, those present were Mrs. Rosa Apply, Mr. and Mrs. Delmont Appley and faily of this place, and Mr. and Mrs. Uriah Connor of Stone Ridge.

Miss Isabelle Felter of Susquehanna has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Felter.

Mr. and Mrs. Porter Lakin and family of Binghamton spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Bilbert Hubbell.

Miss Wilma Schild of Schenectady spent from Wednesday until Sunday with her grandmother, Mrs. Ida LaFave.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Eckert and son, Edward, of Jersey City spent the weekend with Mrs. Ida LaFave.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fadden and family of Johnson City spent the Fourth and the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Finnegan.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Deiner of St. Ivans, L. I. , spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Wheeler.

Mr. and Mrs. Uriah Connor of Stone Ridge visited Mrs. Rosa Appley Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Perry, Mr. and Mrs. Corbett and son of Johnson City spent the week end with Mrs. Clark Winans.

S. S. Fish and Fred Schofield motored to Johnson City Sunday afternoon and called on Mrs. S. S. Fish, who is convalescing there are her recent operation.


Miss Janet Williams of Albany is spending the week with her cousin, Miss Betty Nelson.

Mrs. Shaver is spending two weeks at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. Smith.

Recent visitors at the homes of Asel and William Rathbun were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Myers of Pittston, PA.

Mrs. Louise Burdick received word Saturday of the death of her brother - in -law, Fred McConnell, in Schenectady.

Mr. and Mrs. George L. VanValkenburg, Miss Elsie Ostrander and William Y. Fisher of Ghent called on relatives here Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs Merlin Cornbite of Fort Plain spent a few days last week with his niece, Mrs. William Rathbun.

Mr. and Mrs. St. Agne have as their guest a friend from North Carolina.

Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Ballantyne of Walton called on Mrs. Carrie Holmes one day last week.

Miss Katherine McDougall and Miss Lucia Ross of West Davenport and the Misses Dorothy and Ruth Beames, Geneva and Marjorie Van Valkenburg and Lucy Smith of Oneonta are spending a week in camp at Goodyear Lake.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Potter and family spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Ferris Edwards at Franklin.


Philo Benedict and family of Arkville were visitors at J. P. Morse's Sunday.

Miss Margaret Kelly of Athens spent last Sunday and Monday at Eli Finch's.

Henry Curtis of Roxbury is working for J. B. Hewitt.

Cecil Shultis and family of New Jersey spent the Fourth with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Roberts.


Robert Hymann has been spending some time with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Glantz, at the Winnisook lodge.

Mr. and Mrs. Hewitt Jones of Schenectady were guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Jones, over the 4th. Robert Jones returned home with them where he expects to spend part of his vacation.

Mrs. Flynn and little son of New York are guests at the home of Mrs. M. Murphy.

Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Bell have been spending some time in Schenectady at the home of their son, Edward Bell and family.

Mrs. Emma West of Glens Falls is visiting her cousin, Mrs. William Jones.

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Black Sunday morning, July 7. Mrs. Black is being cared for at the home of Mr and Mrs. Earl Balcom.

Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Benson and Carlton Buley were Sunday guests of friends in town.

Mrs. George E. Snyder has been under the care of Dr. Holcomb for the past few days.

Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Burroughs of Cement City, Mich., have been spending some time with Mrs. Miles Ballard and Miss Nora Suttle. They made the trip from Michigan by auto and have visited at many places of interest along the route. During their stay here they have visited friends and relatives in Arena, Shavertown, Union Grove, Halcott, and Fleischmanns, and have taken drives to many points of interest in the Catskills.

Superintendent Albert Rosa and a force of men were called out last Saturday afternoon to clear the Dry Brook road near the Avery farm of trees and branches that had blown into the road during the wind and thunder storm. Sunday night the men were again called to clear away a slide that made the road impassable.

Mrs. Lizzie Davis spent part of last week at Roxbury with her daughter, Mrs. Bruce Hadden. Her daughter, Ruth, who has been staying there, returned home with her.

Troopers McGarvey and Weeks were in town Saturday night and arrested several motorists who were driving cars with only one light.


Mr. and Mrs. John Osterhoudt of Arena and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ernst of Livingston Manor were callers at Charles Dutcher's Sunday.

W. G. Newman was a business caller in Basin Clove Monday.

Mrs. Cecil Stone and Mrs. A. E. Flynn spent Wednesday in Oneonta.

James Lloyd and Charles Dutcher of Milford are visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dutcher.

Miss May Isabelle Gunnison of Liverpool, England, the "Sarah Bernhardt of England" was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Shaver Friday. She left for Hollywood, CA, where she has a contract with MGM studios.

Mrs. Harry Tundrum and son, Harry, Jr. of Brooklyn, Captain J. Dwight Baldwin and Mrs. Baldwin, also of Brooklyn are guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Shaver. Baptain Baldwin is fleet captain of the Tide Water Oil company.

G. H. Waterman of Camden, NJ, spent he week end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Terry.

Sydney Berlin, Jr, of New York city, is spending his vacation at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. G. G. Conine.

Miss Catherine Bauer, Francis and John Murphy of College Point were week end guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Conine.

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