The Daily Messenger from Canandaigua, New York on July 25, 1939 · Page 5
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The Daily Messenger from Canandaigua, New York · Page 5

Canandaigua, New York
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Tuesday, July 25, 1939
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THE DAILY MESSENGER, CANANDAIGUA, ft.IT, TUESDAY, JULY 25,1999. MANCHESTERITES ATTEND^OUTING First Annual Neighborhood Picnic Held At Powder Mill Park MANCHESTER -- The first annual neighborhood picnic of Manchester residents was held Sunday at Powder Mill Park, with the attendance well over the hundred mark. After a delightful basket dinner, the group took part in a sports program under the direction of John Boardman, Patrick McLoughlin, Robert Loring and John Brophy. The nail driving contest for women was won by Mrs. Robert Loring, with Mrs. Lynn Fish second. I The match box race was won by Mr. and Mrs. Leo McNally; hundred yard dash for men, Francis Marsa, with Leo McNally second; women's ball throwing contest for distance, Helen Pish, Rita Boardman. second; ball throwing contest for accuracy, Rita Boardman and Mrs. Patrick McLoughlin; three-legged race for men, Francis Boardman and Homer Cotton; horseshoe tournament, Mayor John Robinson. Thomas Dalberth. Neil O'Havrigan. Jr., Stewart Hawkes, John Yahn, and John Boardman. The baseball game between Homer Oalbraith's team and Joe Boardman's outfit ended in a 7-7 tie. . A committee has been appointed to make arrangements for another party to be held late in Auguust. The committee in charge of Sunday's picnic included: Mary Boardman, Margaret O'Harrigan and Mrs. Frank Lyke. Out of town guests included Miss Nancy Kasso, of Solvay; Miss Lorraine Quick, of Newark, N. J.; Mrs. Blanche Alorich, of Shortsville, and Homer Cotton, of Victor. Mission Group to Meet The Missionary Society of the Manchester Methodist Church will hold their meeting Thursday at 2:30 in the church. Mrs. Agar Grievson will be in charge of the meeting. Manchester Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Peter DeGroote visited Mrs. Windnagle, wife of a former pastor of Manchester Methodist Church, in Elmira, where she is seriously ill. Wilbur Barrows, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barrows, is visiting relatives in Chemungr. Mrs. Pearl Overacre, Palmyra, was a recent guest of Mrs. and Mrs. Edwin Smith. Harold Ryan visited his wife, who is confined to Mount Morris Sanitarium on Sunday. Ernestine Dubler. a student of God's Bible School in Cincinnati. O., is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard piiMlr;^ V Mrs. Minnie' Bell, of Buffalo, and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bell, of Lancaster, were guest* jrtjjfBfciOf; Mr. and Mrs. Stewart; HaWlH£/ :: Mr. and Mrs. Newton Randall, of Auburn, recently visited his mother, Mrs. Kate Randall. Mrs. Clarence Hebblewaithe. Red Creek, is spending a few days at the home Of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Huxley. Jane Bennett. Marjorie Philiey. Susan Griffin, Dorothy Crowell, are attending the Keuka House party for WWG ^irls. Miss Bennett is a member of the faculty, in charge of sports. Mrs. Carrie Orshall, Mrs. Agnes I Palmer and Mrs. Edwin. Smith enjoyed a picnic supper"M the home of Alfred Wolfrainf on Saturday evening. Mrs. Bertram Lush, who has been confined to Clifton Springs Sanitarium, following an operation, has returned to her home here. A sister. Martha Goman. of Baldwins- _ ville is staying with her. Sunday, Mrs. Lush's parents, Mr. and Mrs- Goman of Baldwinsville. visited | here. I Edward DeGroote, son of Mr. and Mrs. Abram DeGroote. is confined to his home by illness. Mrs. Harry Barrows has returned home from Cortland. where she was called by the illness of a. brother. John Turner is confined to his aunt. Mrs. Florence Grieves in Hoi- comb. John Turner is confiend to his home with a sprained ankle. Robert Casey. Syracuse, recently visited Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hudson. Another 'Quite Jams At The Fair VICTOR CHURCH PLANS OUTINGS A second couple tc be trapped aloft in the World's Fair parachute jump within 10 days flash smiles of relief as they are lowered safely to the ground. They are Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Tetrault, of Brentwood, N. Y-, and his sister-in-law, Agnes Nielsen, of Wobnrn, Mass. They swung 140 feet up for 35 minutes. Several days previously another couple was suspended aloft several hours. Orleans Sunday School Discusses Annual Picnic Kingsley Reunion Held At Home of Lewis Cole Methodist Organizations Conduct Annual Picnics This Week VICTOR -- Members of the Methodist Church are having their ···hai'e of picnickina this week. The first of these events was held Monday evening at the Prank Hawkin's cottage on Canandaigua Lake where those in the Deal Class met for supper and a social gathering. The Ladies' Aid Society has planned its annual picnic for Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Harvey Nye of Rushville, former Victor resident. Officers and directors ol the group will have charge of the luncheon. Mrs. Charles Oillis will direct the program. The Church School picnic is slated for Saturday, July 29, at Powder Mill Park, near the Old Mill. Oars will leave the church at noon and dinner will be served at 1 o'clock. Every member of the Sunday School is invited to attend this outing. Final Mid-Week Service Wednesday evening at 7:30 the last mid-week service until Septem- b»r will be observed at the Victor Methodist Church. The Rev. Howard A. Kuhnle, pastor of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church will deliver the sermon. Mr. Kuhnle, who resides in Rochester, is also pastor of the Church of the Transfiguration, in that city. Alumni Board Elects At the first re'gular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Victor High School Alumni Association, j organization took place as follows: Chairman, the Rev. Nelson L. Lobdell. 1394; vice-chairman, John McCarthy, 1911; secretary. Rita Barry, 1934; treasurer, Walter Henehan, 1932; historian and necrolo- gfit, Lucille Lortscher, 1920. BIBLE SCHOOL PLANSEXHIBITS Bristol Valley Vacation Vicinity Marriages Brown- - Reed 8HORT8VILLE -- In a ceremony performed Saturday evening. July 22 In the Manchester Baptist parsonage, Miss Florence Anna Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Brown of Race Street, Shortsville. became the bride of Kenneth Reed, of Fort Niagara. The Rev. Leon L. Swarthout. pastor of the Baptist Church, officiated. The bride wore a powder blue suit with white accessories and a corsage of pink roses. The bridesmaid, Mrs. Harry McDonnell, of Canandaigua, wore a blue silk dress with white accessories and a corsage of yellow roses. Harry McDonnell of Canandaigua, was best man. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of .the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. K. Rc?d will live in Shortsville. NEW QUARTERS FOR2GRADES Victor Classes To Be Held In Bank Building This Fall i ORLEANS -- At the Sunday j VICTOR -- At the recent annual School session held Sunday morn- j reunion of the descendants of ing at the Baptist Church the fol- I George Welch and Susan Kingsley. lowing committee was named by j pioneer residents of Pittsford which Vacation Superintendent Richard Shekell, (was held at the home of Mr. Classes Close Friday With Program ; VICTOR -- The west section of .the ground floor of the Victor State Bank building which formerly [housed the local post office, will soon be ready to serve as secqnd and third grade rooms for pupils of Victor High School. Miss Vera Brown and Miss Sylvia Smith are the teachers who will join the pre- primer and first grade teachers in downtown school quarters this Fall. The immediate need for additional space has necessitated the renting of the bank rooms as the present second and third grade rooms in the school building must be used as seventh and eighth grades the coming school ye'ar. Two seventh and eighth grades will be necessary due to the large increase of students in junior high school since centralization. Miss Helen Hannifin, of Caledonia, -and Eugene Huff, of Honeoye, have been engaged as junior high teachers for these two extra grades. Indirect lighting and other facilities are being installed in the new rooms which must serve until Vic- NEW STORE TO OPEN SATURDAY Victor To Have "Five AndDime,"A.F.Nier- irieyer, Manager VICTOR -- Saturday will mark the opening oi Victor's new five and ten cent store. For many years Viclorites have had to patronize out-of-town shops ol this kind but the residents here have always Jjeen hopeful that ] some day they'could boast of their own. The store will "M operated by A. F. Niermeyer and it is expected will do much towards keeping trade in this locality as people will no longer go outside to purchase merchandise they will find here. A complete line of women's, men's, children's and infants' wear will be carried and also electric goods, hardware and furnishings, according to the owner. The concern i- located in the east ground floor of the Gallup block and has been entirely redecorated and remodeled. The exterior is gaily finished in red and black. Driver Revocations Show Sharp Decline The number of wvoked and suspended drivers' :tteiMses and auto registrations dnttped from 15.944 during the first?®* months of 1938 tc 12,463 ifi'rfSthe corresponding months of tbSC'year, a reduction of 3,481, Commljfloner Carroll E. Mealey of the state Motor Vehicle Buleau announced today. Revocations, totalling 2643 as compared to 3,111 in the sixth month period of last year, decreased 468. Suspensions, numbering 9,820 as against 12,833 in the corresponding months of 1938, declined 3,013. Cases requiring proof of financial, responsibility decreased 977, from 4.844 in the first half of last year to 3867. Pfcoto Un All our regular ihed, complete^,! j and a 4x6 $1.00 Handbag, N o w . . 89* Any 6 or 8 wcposumwttflnl Bags reduced for qiijdlt cttir ance. Whites, colors. and print* ,..; ,,,-,,,,,····; BRISTOL and CENTER -- A Daily chool sponsored by the three local churches at the Congregational Church of Bristol _ _ _ _ i Valley, has entered its second and Avery L Hollenbeck, chairman; ! daughter: Virginia.'William Ludwig, i final week^with an attendance of Stanleigh G. Cook, Albert Ferguson, j Mrs. Faith Norton and son, Leslie, about 50 boys ana girls. Misses °Alice May McCarthy and \ all of Victor. Doris Salisbury. I The oldest person present was Daughter Is Born i Mrs. Hattie Lake. 86, of Pittsford, Born, July 12, 1939 at the Clif- | and the youngest child was Richard ton Springs" Sanitarium to Mr. and j Gibbon, 15-months old. of Niagara Mrs. Basil Gillam. of Newark, a j Falls. Dinner was served to 55 per- daughter, Judith Ellen. Mrs. Gil- ; sons who attended from Pittsford, lam was formerly Miss Emma Gar- j Victor. Mendon. Batavia. Canandai- vey, of this place. The little daugh- j gua, and Niagara Falls. The next j tef is the first grandchild in the ; reunion will take place at Powder · Gillam family and arrived on her i Mill Park, the third Sunday in July. | grandfather Gillam's birthday. i New officers of the group were Entertain Sunday School elected as follows: President, Leslie j Members of the Orleans Baptist I Norton, of Victor; vice-president, Sunday School entertained i he, Arthur Thornell of Pittsford; sec- Phelps Baptist Sunday School re- ; retary. Oharles Thornell of Batavia ; cently at a supper in the basement j a nd trer.surer, Lyman Welch, dining rooms. The Phelps Society I Pittsford. won by 17 points in a contest, which i -- -has covered a period of several T' nn . weeks. Music was enjoyed during i 1 Ulll the evening. St. Patrick's Church Slates Lawn Party VICTOR -- Once again the time draws near for one of the most popular events in this community, for Saturday, July 29, has been set as the day for the annual St. Patrick's Catholic Church Lawn Party. This affair each year brings in hundreds of out-of-town guests, will start at 5 o'clock. A program is slated. Committees in charge of the party are: General chairman, James Oolligan; treasurer, William Keating; refreshments, Mrs. Raymond Miller and Leo Guinan; recreational activities, Walter Leary and William McMahon. The grounds of the church will serve as the gathering place and proceeds from the event will be used for the benefit of the church. tor acquires a central school structure to replace the present overcrowded, inadequate building on West Main Street. SEELEYSAYS. A Small Apple That's SouncT s a · ' "i '': .'.I' 1 ?'' · ;-.*%! . -v.'t* «fi'V - ,w. i. p |4:,-. Better Buy Than a Big Apple ^With a Worm twr-. ·-·"· !..?£*?, You Always Get Sound ,--^'" Values --''37 '^M AT FRANK J. SEELES; Next to The Playhouse -- ^ Miss Elizabeth Rogers and Miss Mary Lee Herendeen are in charge of the pre-school group; Mrs. Harry Wright and Miss Elizabeth Case, the younger school-age group, and Miss Elizabeth Huntsman of Auburn, director of the school, the older children. " the of Orleans Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Harold Benge and family of Phelps. were Sunday visitors of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred D. Kear. Miss Frances Ryan, of Penn Yan. spent a few days of the past week with Mrs. Ina R, Weynern i.nci family, while on her vacation. i William Matzell. of Canton, is! At Pfttfpr rtl i un.^i GORHAM--Audrey Kazell. young vic;'"''- '·'·!"'! -i v - K so -° a t the Toir. Thumb 'wsdding to be held h: "hr Methodist Church at Potter Thursday evening a 8 o'cloc-r.. Participants in the wedding are -, Schultz. Milton Kilpatrick. aunt, Mrs. George Garvey and fam- i T Mrs. J. L. nf «;hm-K 01 snorts- ard I.erc'n. brvis Stevenson. Marion Schultz. Herbert Stcverson Helen Vicinity Deaths James McCtekey VICTOR -- Funeral services were held today at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bert McCtoskey for James Me Closkey. brother of Bert McCtoskey. who died Saturday. He had resided with his brother for several yeans. The Rev. Arthur C. Rehme. pastor of the Victor Methodist Church. officiated. Burial was in North Far- niinglon Cemetery. Mrs. Benjamin H. C*te HOLCOMB -- Mrs. Eleanor M. Cote died suddenly this morning an her home in Main Street Mrs. Cole was born in ScolJand and came to this country when a young girt. She was a member of Btootnficld Rcbekah Lodge and St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Besides her husband, she leaves a niece in Scotland. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 o'clock from the W. E. Wheeler funeral liomc in East Bfoorofieild. the Rev. ClwriGs B. Perscll. Jr., of Avon, pastor ol St. Peter's Church. oJlJciatinfi. Interment *iilJ be in Honeoyc Falls. Wetotor CLIFTON SPRINGS -- The remains of Alfred Webster. 45. who haj- many relatives in this section. were brought here from CrviJie, O., for inteiment in Pioneer Ceinetery. where the Rev. Stephen S. Pratt. pastor of Chopin Methodist Church, conducted the committal services. A prominent resident of Oirille, Mr. Webster *»s the victim of an accident in the swimming pool which he had built for the community. He wms a. son of Prof, and Mrs. Webster, of Omlte and also team his wife and two children, of that ptace Mrs. Wayne returned to pith them for a few with her sister, Mrs. Reynolds. Mr. and Mrs. Walter K. Kennedy and son. Ja:k. Donald C. Wheat. Leon Shekell. Albert Ferguson were at Roseland Park. Canandaigua lake Saturday evening. Gerald M. Weyneth was at Kash- ong. Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Myers, of Shortsville. were recent callers at the Wheat and Weyneth homes. Mr. and Mrs. Myers, former Orleansites. spent, the past week attending the World's Fair in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. George Garvey and son. Jacob, recently attended the Garvey reunion held with Mr. Garray's niece, Mrs. Clarion Johnson. at Lyons. Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Lathrop. of Slony Point, on Irondequoil Bay, snent Sunday wjth their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney I. Wheat Mr. Lathrop accompanied by Sidney Wheat. -Jr.. also motored to Canandaigua Lalvf. Miss Moltv Hartmann. of Clifton Springs spent closing demonstration of of the school will be at Church. and friends of the boys and girls will be welcomed both at the demonstration and during-school hours this week, according to Miss Huntsman. The Pilgrim Fellowship of the Congregational Church will serve ice cream and cake Friday evening. Harmony Circle To Meet Mrs. Claude Ballard will be Harmony Circle hostess Wednesday evening. On the entertainment committee are Mrs. Paul Wright and Mrs. Charles Faille. The Harmony Circle picnic was held at Powder Mill Park Sunday, but after a severe storm the group adjourned to Bristol Valley Congregational Church where 16 members and their families and friends enjoyed ice cream and cake and a program of sports conducted by Mrs. Francis Hatch and Mrs. Clinton Hay ward. Prizes for games went to Harold Fletcher Jane Carol Corser. Edna Jean Rogers, Mrs. Levi Corser, Harold Johnson, Mrs. Claude Ballard. Shirley Eiirk. Mar- i Levi Corser, Mrs. Harold and Harold Hatch. Grange Picnic The Grange will have their annual picnic at Times-Union Park, Honeoye Lake. Saturday, Aug. 5. To Dedicate Hall There will be a dedication of the new Bristol Valley Orange Hall, Aug. 16. Bristol Center Briefs Edna Jean Rogers, Irene Hicks and Jam«$ Rogers were members ol the Ontario County 4-H Camp last week. Miss Elizabeth Huntsman of La- Vana. is the guest of the Rev. and Retains Foar Gorham i." among the 12 towns of the 18 of Ontario County to retain tho four The question will be submitted to the voters at the Fall cirri ion. The other towns unchanged are Canandaigua. East ?"l:3. Farmingtcn. Hopewell. Manchester. Phelns Richmond SCIIPCC. Sw.tb Bristol. Victor and West B]n TK.EE-MENDOUS MEPCER. Me. tiTi -- A granite markrr "ere. only monument to a tice in Maine, say. 1 ?: "In memory of an Elm tree which stood in 1870 ifinv-'i'ths nii3r north of the village bridge. It was 32 feel in circumference, breast high, and was o tor fro largest tree ever in New England." .Sunday aftrmoon at the Wheat. Sage of Middlesex Valley To Observe 80th Birthday is MIDDLESEX -- The Sage of Valley. L/rwis C. Williams rve his 801 h birtmdav Thuralay. For the past 60 years "L. C." has br-rn one of the aclivr re ?kifru ff the Middlesex VaBey. L. C. has served the town of MM- d3e*ex as .qjpeivi.^r, railroad com- misslonfT. and one of the first, master? of Rjjhville Grange. He is a Tft-j] known historian oi the Valley and has in his possession many valuable records ol the early happenings in the Valley. For the first time in -W years, he nrissed reading the Soldiers' records) at the Memorial Day exercises for j have poured in to the Sage on his the joint observance of the Villages I birthday. "Still going strong," was, of Middlesex, Rushville and GOT- I L. C.'s comment on his 80th birth- ham, i day. y interested in the lon;h r-.Tinivf-ir-iry ol toasrball. lor ir his yr-inngir days he played first hr\ r ' on lhr Middlesex team, and ·»vas one oJ tho out standing players ··· ih;J lira:'. H ri .'·;:=. nr-ri-tfrt Mttr Lewis Cass of MJrhinajj. who rsrj for president r f 'hi' TjrjiU'fl Statt-s OH the Democratic ;jc1-:-f;t at the time ol Mr. Williams" birth. L. O. has always been ·! ihr active members of the Dc-mocratio part;-; in the Middlesex Valley. Already letters of congratulations Mrs. Paul Wright and teaches the Daily Vacation Bible School. Mrs. Florence Barringer and son, Glenn, of Canandaigua were recent guest* of Mr. and Mrs. SeWon Bur- Hingham. Mrs. Florence Meyer of New York City is the guest of her sister. Mrs. Grace Corser. Mr. and Mrs. L«vi Corser have returned from a trip to the New York World's Fair with Mrs. T. G. Herendeen. Alice Goodemote of Houghton is with Mrs. Howard Chase for a few weeks. Donna Conteright of PoniSac. Mich., has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hatch. Mr. and Mrs. Robert. Peltes of Canandaigua were recent callers of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Corser and family. Robert Faites who has been slaying with his uncle and aunt Mr. an3 Mrs. Ernest Pales, is accompanying his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ailbert Fales of Rrhester to the New York World's Pair. Mr and Mrs. William Howe of Buffalo, were Sunday callers of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pales and MARRIAGE VS. MARRIAGE PASADENA, Calif. Jf -- Marriage vs. Marriage is the title of a case in superior court, seeking to dissolve a marriage. Mr*. Prances Weaver Marriage filed suit for divorce against John Marrtefe, an airplane IN A FAMOUS AMERICAN STORY CHAPTE SOLD BY Wtrt Arcrae WEST AVENUE GARAGE Sales . . . FORD , . . M, N. Y.

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