Thursday, October 7, 1943

The following was transcribed from a wartime issue of the Lake Shore News, October 7, 1943, 69th Year, No. 15, a 12-page newspaper published in Wolcott, N.Y. This newspaper contains 100% local news for eastern Wayne county. Although every article mentioning individuals was transcribed, this particular issue contains other interesting articles about rationing of basics and food and local volunteer efforts. All first and surname spellings are as in the original.

This issue of the paper is historically significant as it was the first issue of the Lake Shore News edited and printed under the ownership of editor Horace G. Howard.

Area Deaths,
Burial Services
In Past Week

Mrs. Thomas F. Stubley

Rose- Mrs. Irene Sherman Stubley, 84, passed away in her home in Rose on Friday, Oct. 1, after an illness of many weeks.

She was born in Rose, Aug. 15, 1859, the daughter of the late Sybil and George Sherman, and had spent nearly all of her life in this village.

She was first married to C. G. Wood, who died several years ago. During this first marriage, a son, Ralph, was born, who also died a number of years ago.

Later she married Thomas Fred Stubley, who passed away a few months ago.

Mrs. Stubley was a member of the Rose Methodist church and a member and former president of the Rose W.C.T.U.

Funeral services were held in the home, Monday afternoon, Oct. 4, the Rev. C. W. Walker, pastor of the Rose Methodist church, officiating, with burial in the Rose cemetery.

Nancy Woodard

North Rose- Funeral services for Miss Nancy Woodard, 84 of Lyons were held from the Farnsworth Funeral Parlors, Thursday afternoon, Sept. 20, with the Rev. A. H. Wright officiating.

Miss Woodard died last week Tuesday at the nursing home of Mrs. Percy of Sodus Center. She was the sister of the late Seth Woodard. She leaves one nephew, Charles Woodard of Sodus, and one niece, Mrs. Arthur Converse of North Rose. Interment was made in the Rose Cemetery.

With the Armed Forces

Pfc. Horace R. Baker has a change in his address. It is now ASN 32584904, Troop D, 94th Cav., Ren. Sqdn. Mecz., 14th Div., A.P.O. 446, Camp Chaffee, Ark., U.S. Army.

Pvt. Sturgis Henecke, who is also stationed at Camp Chaffee, Ark., has also sent us a new address. It now reads ASN 32584909, Co. D., A.P.O. 446, 716 Tank Bn., Camp Chaffee, Ark.

Word has been received at this office that Pvt. Russell Bigelow has been moved from Traux Field, Madison, Wisc., to Drew Field, Tampa, Florida, and giving his new address as AW, VTC, Drew Field, Tampa, Florida.

Pfc. Stanton Colvin spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Colvin. His address is ASN 12215066, 200 Willard Way, Ithaca, N.Y.

Cpl. Edward M. Blake, Jr., has sent us his new address, which is ASN 32472291, 35th Evac. Hosp., A.P.O. 402, Care Postmaster, Nashville, Tenn.

Corporal Grant Edwards of North Rose, who is back from Africa, spent the past week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Edwards.

Miss Lila Barnes of Milton, granddaughter of Homer Stone of North Rose, has been sworn into the WAVES and was to leave for her boot training today (Thursday). Lila, with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Barnes, lived in North Rose when Lila was small.

Pvt. Fred Barton of North Rose has returned to Texas, after spending a furlough with his wife and daughters.

Frederick R. King has been promoted to Cpl.T. His address is now Cpl.T/5 Frederick R. King, A.S.N. 32144139, Med. Det. 13th Inf., A.P.O. 8, Camp Forest, Tenn.

Cpl. Barton Hayes of North Rose has returned to camp, after spending a furlough with his wife and daughter and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Hayes.

Pvt. John Nicholson of North Rose, who is stationed at Camp Pickett, Va., is spending a furlough with his wife and daughter and his sister, Mrs. Ward Buhlman. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nicholson of Rochester, spent Sunday with them.

Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Hayes Wilson of Boise, Idaho, are spending ten days with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Frind of Lyons and Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Wilson of North Rose.

Pvt. Clifford Cosad of Rice Mills is home on a furlough from Romulus Air Field, Mich. He has just recovered sufficiently from an accidental gunshot wound to be released from the hospital.

Sgt. Kenneth R. Lash, stationed at Kearney, Nebr., luckily escaped possible injury or death recently, according to word received here. Slated to make a plane trip, another air crew was substituted for his, at the last minute. The plane later crashed, killing 9 men.


Contributions of the Wayne County Chapter, American Red Cross, toward wartime relief both on the fighting line and the home front will be reviewed at the annual meeting of the Wayne chapter's executive committee to be held at 2 p.m. next Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Chapter House, 404 S. Main St., Newark.

Mrs. Bernice W. Metcalf of Newark, chapter chairman, announced that department heads will present their annual reports and chapter officers for the coming year will be elected. Department chairmen expected to report are as follows: Junior Red Cross, Mrs. F. C. Donnelly, Newark; disaster, Harry A. Tellier, East Palmyra; first aid, Charles W. Burgess, Newark; home service, Mrs. Harison Bloomer, Newark; canteen and nutrition, Mrs. Norman Merhoff, Sodus; production, Mrs. George L. Abbott, Palmyra; blood donors, Floyd Winegard, Newark; home nursing, Mrs. W. Ray Converse, Palmyra; surgical dressings, Mrs. Paul Newton, Newark; motor corps, Mrs. Maynard Day, Williamson; publicity, H.G. Howard, Wolcott.

Personal Notes of N. Wolcott

North Wolcott- Master Jerry Larkin spent Monday with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Younglove.

Mrs. Iva Reed is spending a few weeks with her cousin, Mrs. Ray Nash, in East Rochester.

Carlton Bauer, Jr., has been ill.

The Rev. B. E. Butman was called to Fulton on Sunday, to conduct a funeral.

Mrs. Harry Guthrie and infant daughter of Rochester were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ahiel Guthrie for a few days.

Mrs. Fred Larkin and daughter, Lorraine, called on Mr. and Mrs. Frank West in Red Creek, Sunday afternoon.

The Rev. and Mrs. P. R. Wohlgemuth and family motored to Rochester to spend Sunday with her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. C. H. Fulton, and daughter, Esther.

Miss Alice Peer has been enjoying a week's vacation from her work in Rochester. On Sunday she returned to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Johnson in Spencerport, where she makes her home while working. She was accompanied by her sister, Hazel, and Miss Theresa Williams, Richard Hoppins, Gene Frost and Earle Younglove.

George Sampson was in Lyons on business, Saturday.

Blanche Sampson has been visiting friends in Buffalo.

Mrs. Mary Peer and Mrs. Sarah Larkin are visiting the Rev. James Larkin and family of Potter.

Oliver Gage has moved to Joel Reynolds' tenant house.

George Sampson was bitten by his dog, Saturday, in his left hand.

Personal Items
From Rose of
News Interest

Rose- Rev. E. O. Jessups, Mrs. George Chatterson and Mrs. A. H. Brandes attended the Wayne County W.C.T.U. Fall Convention in Clyde last week Friday afternoon. The Rev. Mr. Jessup spoke at the meting on "The Post War Home.

Mr. Leon Sherman of the Standard Office in Earlville spent from Friday until Tuesday with his mother, Mrs. Hannah Sherman.

Miss Jean Dennis and a girl friend from Mechanics Institute in Rochester spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dennis and family.

Miss Lucy Osgood was home from her school duties at Marcellus for the weekend.

Mrs. John Mackie of Rochester is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Williams.

Mr. and Mrs. Gilman Marshall and son, Garry, and Mrs. William Marshall spent Tuesday with relatives in Syracuse.

Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Ellinwood were in Auburn Friday on business.

Mrs. Dora Chapin of North Rose visited Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Rinehart the first of the week.

The Misses Anna and Helen Lorscheider of Rochester spent Saturday with Miss Mary Drown.

Mrs. Hannah Sherman of Lyons has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. A. H. Brandes, and Mr. Brandes.

Mr. Elmer Myers of Clyde was a caller in town one day last week.

Miss Martha Colburn and Anne Dolan of Rochester spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Colburn.

Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Colburn entertained Mrs. E. F. Beal, Martha Colburn, Anne Dolan, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Colburn, and son David and Mrs. Roy Morrison and children at dinner Sunday, in honor of Martha Colburn and David Colburn whose birthday anniversaries are Sept. 30, Oct. 3, and Oct. 5.

Miss Josephine L. Kaiser of New York City and some friends from Macedon called on Rose relatives Wednesday afternoon.


North Rose- Plans for the coming year were discussed at the recent September meeting of the Town of Rose Public Health Committee held at the home of the chairman, Mrs. Reginald Catchpole.

The following committee chairmen were appointed: Nurse's assistant, Mrs. Gray Skutt; Loan Closet, Mrs. Claude Collier; Housing, Mrs. George Aldrich; Publicity, Mrs. Donald Lawrence.

Preliminary arrangements were formulated for holding a rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 22 and 23, at a place to be announced later. The committee in charge of the sale, Mrs. Watson Skutt, Mrs. Gilman Marshall, and Mrs. Warren Baldridge, will be glad to accept any contributions.

Lake Shore Annals

Twenty Five Years Ago
Oct. 3, 1918

The Fourth Liberty Loan Quota for the Wolcott village district is $1511,400, nearly twice that of the Third Loan.

Lawrence Salisbury of Huron has sent home to his mother the letter given to each American soldier on arrival in England, by King George.

Stephen E. Bullock of Wolcott, who entered the service a year ago the 15th of this month, got his commission as captain Sept. 24.

A letter received from Durward V. Smith, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Smith of Wolcott, from France, dated Sept. 8, says, "I may be in the United States before long. We expect to be on the Rhine in a couple of months. You will surely read some good news in the papers before you receive this letter. I was in the hospital for a while with a shot of gas, but am much better now."

Oct. 6, 1938

Paul Johnson of Wolcott won a trip to New York City and the Neppco Poultry Exposition, Oct. 15, by placing second in the state 4-H Poultry Judging Contest, held at Cornell last Saturday.

The Rev. and Mrs. Cyril T. Winkworth spent last week attending the Methodist Episcopal Conference at Canastota. The Winkworths will remain in North Rose another year as requested by the congregation.

Oct. 4, 1923

Westfall and Fox have an attraction at their garage in New Hartford St. in the form of a pet coyote.

George Galloway of High St. celebrated his 85th birthday, Sunday.

The marriage of Miss Alice Caster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Caster, to Abraham Scheerens, of Sodus Point, took place Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of the bride.

Oct. 5, 1893

The many friends of Miss Lydia Reamer will be sorry to learn that she is seriously ill at the home of her parents.

William H. Thomas of Huron reports a big yield of potatoes. From a patch of ground six rods square he harvested 24 bushels.

Mrs. Jennie Easton and Mr. O. Ashley of Red Creek were united in marriage by Rev. W. H. Church, at the parsonage, a few evenings since.

Oct. 4, 1883

We regret to learn that Rev. W. H. Bentley has taken a charge at Spring Lake. During the past 3 years Mr. Bentley has been a faithful worker at the M. P. church at South Butler.

Will Taylor of South Butler started up his cider mill last week.

Last Friday night a Grand Army Post was organized at Pimms Hall, Rose. Officers of the Post are E. H. Cooke, I. T. Soule, E. T. Pimm, R. C. Barless, W. F. Hickok, Isaac Campbell, H. P. Howard, and Jared Chaddock.

It is almost exactly a century since the first ascension was made by an aeronaut. A hundred years ago, indeed, the future of aeronauts looked considerably brighter than it does now, and occupied much more of the speculations of sanguine people.


Mrs. L. H. Bidwell received word Monday night that her nephew, Edwin Hurd, was killed in a plane crash near Indianapolis, Ind., Sunday. Details were not given. He was 41 years old and the son of Charles and Mae Dowd Hurd. He and his father, construction engineers, built Camp Atterbury, in Indiana.


Wolcott- In rites performed at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, in the parsonage of the First Baptist Church, Mrs. Gertrude Wilson Guthrie became the bride of Mayor J. Donald DeWitt. The Rev. Walter H. Anderson officiated.

The bride wore a black suit and hat with gold accessories and corsage of bronze chrysanthemums. Her daughter, Miss Ruth Guthrie, who was maid of honor, chose a brown suit and hat with yellow accessories and a corsage of yellow chrysanthemums. John Guelfi acted as best man.

Following the ceremony, the wedding dinner was served at the Du Bois in Minetto, after which the couple left by plane for New York to attend the World Sries. They will spend a week in the Adirondacks before returning to Wolcott, where they will be at home to their friends at 27 Lake Avenue.

The bride was honored with a personal shower given by Mrs. Wilbur Wilson and Mrs. Marie Morgenthaler at the home of Mrs. Wilson on Friday, Oct. 1.


North Rose- Mrs. Maurice Guthrie heads the new officers of Rebekah Lodge as Noble Grand.

Other new officers are: Mrs. William Raymond, Vice Grand; Mrs. Ralph Richardson, secretary; Mrs. Joseph Burns, financial secretary, and Mrs. Irene Wolf, treasurer.

Installation has been set for Monday, Oct. 25.


Mrs. Duane Crofoot and Mrs. George Gordon of South Butler spent Tuesday in town.

Mrs. George Gordon, Jr., and little son Douglas of South Butler spent the weekend in Rochester visiting Mrs. George Gordon, Sr., and daughter.

Mrs. Grant Douglass was in Lyons Monday, when her brother, Raymond Sickmond of Clyde, had an operation for hernia in the Barber Hospital.

LeRoy Edwards, who was critically ill with jaundice, is now able to be about but cannot do any heavy work.

The Ideal Bridge Club held their annual picnic at Mrs. Blanche Newbury's cottage at Desbrough last Thursday.

Mrs. Marie Morgenthaler and Mrs. Wilbur Wilson gave a personal shower at the Wilson home Friday night for Mrs. Gertrude Gutherie, whose marriage to Mayor J. Donald DeWitt took place Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Van Liere went to New York last Sunday to attend the World's Series.

Frank Wiebeld of Newark was in town Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Fisher spent Thursday afternoon in Syracuse on business.

Mrs. Weltha Campbell fell down the cellar stairs at her home, Tuesday morning of last week, breaking her right hip. A nurse was secured and she is at her home on Lake Ave. resting quite comfortably. She would like her many friends, and also members of the Rebekah Lodge to call.

Mrs. Martha Jones of Rochester spent the weekend with her sister, Mrs. Robert Bradbury.

The OES Officers Club of North Rose met Monday, Oct. 4, at the home of Mrs. Roy Davenport.

Paul B. Crapsey, J. Frank Lynch, and Joseph Colacino of Newark spent Monday evening at the News Office.

Miss Shirley Stone spent Monday in Rochester.

John Guelfi is taking care of the cigarette machine business of Mayor J. Donald DeWitt while he is away on his wedding trip.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Whitford and Mrs. Eleanor Armstrong and daughter Ruth spent Wednesday at Leonardsville, N.Y. visiting an aged aunt of Mr. Whitford.

Samuel Thompson, D.G. Kitchen, James Kauwell, and Morris Richardson are in New York attending the World's series this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Gilmer Chase of Newark were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Fisher.

Mrs. G.H. Northrup and daughter, Mrs. Karl T. Soule of Pittsford entertained the Misses Nina and Sue G. Crafts at Mrs. Helen Paltz's, at a one o'clock luncheon, Tuesday.

Mrs. Katherine Skinner left Sunday to spend a week with her husband, J.F. Skinner, M.M.2/c, at Key West Florida.

Mrs. Joe Christian and Mrs. Claude Kitchen visited their relatives in Lacona over the weekend.

S. LaVerne Olmsted spent Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week in Cleveland, on business

Mr. and Mrs. William Chapple moved into the residence at 22 Lake Ave. last week, which they recently purchased from Leroy Olmstead.

Miss Jane Bessy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Bessy, fractured her left wrist while employed at the Goulds Pump Works in Seneca Falls Sunday night.

Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Parker of Lyons and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Schiltz of Newark visited Mr. and Mrs. Winfred F. Fisher Saturday evening.


We want to thank the Wolcott Firemen and all who have helped us in any way at the time of and since the fire which destroyed our home.

Lawrence and Ellemae Rasbeck and family.


The Wolcott observation post, along with all other aircraft warning posts in the 20-county Buffalo area, went off 24-hour duty Tuesday and are now on an "alert status" under instructions from the War Department.

Notified by wire Tuesday by the Buffalo Center, Ralph Mason, chief observer of the local station, is waiting mailed instructions on details of the alert system.

Under an alert program previously in effect here, a key man served as alert officer. When notified he summoned spotters to man the post at once.


Mrs. Anna Wright of Red Creek was elected new president of the Wayne County unit, Women's Christian Temperance Union, at the annual county meeting held last Friday in Clyde Methodist Church. She succeeds Mrs. D.W. Briggs of Palmyra as head of the unit.

Also elected was Mrs. Frank Eygnor of Wolcott as corresponding secretary. She replaces Mrs. Ethel Seybold of Marion.


A record-breaking sale of $1,100 worth of War Bonds and Stamps featured student activities at Leavenworth School last week. The amounnt, which does not include faculty purchases brings total student sales to $2,100 since school started this fall.

Helping to stimulate interest in war savings is a novel side-wall display opposite the office prepared under the direction of Mrs. Gwendolyn Reeves, teacher. Each grade room is represented by a small American Flag which is raised according to the percentage of room participation in savings investments.

Highest flag for grades 1 through 6 last week was that Miss Hazel Bennett's Third Grade with 80.9 per cent participation. In the Junior High School Mrs. Genevieve Valentine's 8th grade led with 100 per cent student participation.

High School ratings are based on per capita investment, in which the Post Graduate Room under Helen S. Evans led with a standing of more than $6 for each student. The Seniors were second with a $4 per capita average.

School Closed

School is closed this week and next Monday and Tuesday, Columbus Day to enable the students and faculty members to help out on the farms and elsewhere. Classes will be resumed on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

Classes Elect Staffs

High School classes have completed election of officers for the year. Senior officers appear in picture elsewhere in this paper. Results in the other classes were as follows:

Juniors: George Galek, president; Leslie Wordne, vice-president; Phyllis Woods, secretary; Paul Barr, treasurer. Advisors are Harold Payne and Miss Betty Reed.

Sophomores: Junior Soules, president; Pat Shaver, vice-president; Beulah Morrison, secretary; Florence Nearpass, treasurer. Advisors are Reginald W. Crouse and Mrs. Katherine Skinner.

Freshmen: Bud Bush, president; Barbara Seaman, vice-president; Clara Younglove, secretary; David Wetherby, treasurer. Advisors have not yet been chosen.

Leavenworth Seniors

Here are officers who will direct Senior activities at Leavenworth Central School this year. Front- James Chatfield, president, and Arley Mae Lochner, vice-president; Rear- Jean Bennett, secretary, and Stuart Smith, treasurer. Mrs. Gertrude Fowler and Robert H. Terry are faculty class advisors.

Rice Mills News

Rice Mills - The Rice Mills Home Bureau met at the school, last week Wednesday afternoon. After the meeting the ladies served a picnic supper to their families at 7:30. Mrs. Ruth Borden of Wolcott and Miss Adah Phillips of Newark were invited guests at the supper.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Phillips are in Utica this week.

Arthur Chapin is still confined to the house with a sprained knee.


Mrs. Hugh Wing

Butler Center- Mrs. June O'Toole of Syracuse spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Ida Ferris.

Mr. and Mrs. Ellwood Bell of Syracuse visited Mrs. Bell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Plucinik last week.

The Butler Center Home Bureau met with Mrs. Raymond Crane Thursday and organized for another year's work.

Mrs. Mae McGurk and mother, Mrs. Harriet P. Knapp, were in East Rochester part of last week.

Mrs. George Colvin spent last Thursday with her mother Mrs. Guy Washburn of South Butler.

Mrs. Judd Van Dusen's sister, who spent the summer with her, has returned to her home in Illinois.

Edgar Williams of Rochester was down at the farm over the weekend.

Mrs. Johnson, who has been visiting her son, W.D. Johnson, for the past three weeks, left for Batavia Friday.

Miss Beatrice O'Neal, who is working in Newark, spent the weekend with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert O'Neal.

Mrs. Steve Keller was called to Burwick, Pa. Saturday by the illness of her sister.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ruhm entertained friends from Casterland Sunday.

The W.S.C.B. will meet at the home of Mrs. George Colvin Thursday evening, Oct. 14th. Ladies are asked to bring their thimbles as a quilt will be tied off at that time.

Elon Mead who has been visiting his family at the Mead homestead has returned to his home in Madison, Wisc.

South Butler

South Butler- Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Candee were in Syracuse on business last week Wednesday.

Mrs. Charles Ranson of Savannah was the guest of Miss Lillian Searle on Wednesday afternoon.

Mrs. Mary Stuart was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Southwick Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Bowler were weekend guests of their son Robert Bowler and wife in Rochester.

Mrs. Bertha Waterman of Brooklyn arrived Wednesday Sept. 30, to spend some time at the home of her son, Kendrick Waterman.

Miss Sarah Patterson and Miss Charlotte Judd of Skaneateles were Sunday guests of Mrs. Emma Patterson.

Paul Fowler of Syracuse was the weekend guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Fowler.

Mrs. Florence Wells has accepted a position in the Cayuga County Children's Home at Auburn.

Mrs. Bertha Atkins entertained her friend Mrs. McFall of Auburn last week.

Nelson Sprague, son of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Sprague is spending a fifteen day furlough with his parents.

North Rose School Activities

Officers of the Junior and Senior High classes at the North Rose Central School have been chosen as well as the staffs for the Future Farmers of America, and the school Press Club.

Pictures of the Senior Class officers appear elsewhere in the paper. Other class officers are as follows: Juniors: Eleanor Bastian, president; Lawrence Marshall, secretary and treasurer; Margaret Anthony, assembly counselor; Ruth Richardson, student counselor; Miss Hamilton, Miss Himilein, advisors.

Sophomores: Kenneth Clum, president; Joyce Buhlman, vice president; Catherine Kise, secretary; Marian Goodsell, treasurer; Ann Miralgia, assembly counselor; Iona Spencer, student counselor; Mrs. Knapp, Mr. Young, advisors.

Freshmen: Dorothy Russo, president; Willis Knapp, vice president; Jay Adams, secretary; Beverly Marshall, treasurer; Joyce Wolven, assembly counselor; Bernice Mitchell, student counselor; Miss Firra, Miss Finch, advisors.

Eighth Grade: Donald Eygnor, president; Charles Goodrich, vice president; Joyce Fitch, treasurer; Caroline Wallace, secretary; Jane Mertz, assembly counselor; Miss Hendricks, advisor.

Seventh Grade: Shirley Jensen, president; Carl Duerr, vice president; Bernice Briggs, secretary; Mary Ann Smith, treasurer; Ethel Rusco, assembly counselor; Joyce DeVall, Allan Anthony, reporters; Mr. Durbin, advisor.

FFA Names Staff

Chosen to head the FFA Club were: Leonard Kise, president; William Reed, vice president; Philip Milem, treasurer; Jay Adams, assistant treasurer; Quentin MacDougall, secretary; Ralph Teeple, assistant secretary; Robert Mills, reporter; Judson Green, Boyce Yancey, Victor McQueen, watch dogs; Mr. Young, advisor.

Press Club Organized

The staff of the school Press Club, which will get out the school paper and also gather school news for a weekly column to appear in the new Lake Shore News, is as follows: Leonard Kise, editor in chief; Phyllis Fitch, Elaine Clingerman, assistant editors; Nina Sidler, exchange editor; Freida Buerman, business manager; Joyce Buhlman, Marion Goodsell, Betty Davis, Betty Lou Dillingham, Paula Yancey, Catherine Kise, Iva Mae Betts, reporters; Nina Sidler, Iva Mae Betts, Edith LaValley, Pearl Hoppel, Anna Wallace, typists; Miss Firra, Miss Finch, advisors.

Two Day Recess

School will be closed this Friday, and on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 11th and 12th to give students a chance to help with apple picking.

War Savings Sale

Students purchased a total of $214.65 worth of War Savings Stamps and Bonds the week ending Oct. 1st. The Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores and 6th Grade scored 100 per cent participation, and the Freshmen were close behind with 96 per cent of the class making purchases.

North Rose Seniors

New officers of the North Rose Senior Class pose for News cameraman. They are from left- Pearl Hoppel, president; Lorraine VanHoff, secretary; Joyce Maunder, treasurer, and Allan Mitchell, vice-president.

TO the Voters -
Districts No. 1, 2, 3, and 4:

Due to the shortage of gasoline, and wishing to be patriotic, I will be unable to call upon each and every one.

If you would care to support me in the coming election, I will greatly appreciate it.

Lottie W. Redman,
Town Clerk, Wolcott, N.Y.

Church Installs
New Officials
On Rally Day

North Rose- At Rally Day services Sunday the Methodist Church installed the following newly elected officers and teachers:

Superintendent, Fred Durbin; assistants, Sam Wise, Arthur Hutchings, and Horace Putnam; Junior Church, Mrs. Ina VanHout; Beginners, Mrs. Paul Edinger; Primary, Mrs. Warren Baldridge; Junior, Mrs. Franklyn Seymour; Young People, Paul Edinger; Missionary, Mrs. Belle Fox; Home Dept., Mrs. Edan Gage; Cradle Roll, Mrs. Gray Skutt; secretaries, Miss Betty Jane Maunder and Stephen Blyer; treasurer, Mrs. George Claus; supply secretary, Mrs. Florence Knapp; pianist, Miss Elaine Harper; organist, Mrs. Mattie Peck.

Teachers installed were: Men's Class, John Gray; Loyalty Class, Mrs. Ella Marshall; Phi Kappa Pi class, Mrs. Florence Quereau; Senior and Junior High, Miss Pauline Porter; Sophomore and Freshman High, Paul Edinger; Seventh and Eighth Grade class, Mrs. Florence Knapp; Intermediate girls, Miss Anna Baldridge; Intermediate Boys, John V. Darrow; Juniors, Mrs. Franklin Seymour; Primary, Miss Helen Moore, Miss Margaret Anthony and Miss Marion Edwards, and Beginners, Miss Nancy Maunder.


Virginia Winchell

North Rose- Mr. and Mrs. Leon Vernoy and daughter Bonnie of Lyons and Mr. and Mrs. Smith Sullivan of Wolcott spent last Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. George Claus.

Miss Betty Talman of Wolcott returned to her home last Thursday after spending a week with her sister Mrs. Bert Yeara and family.

Mrs. Mary Spade of Rochester spent last Thursday with her mother Mrs. Raymond Hendershot.

Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Briggs and family of Wolcott, Mrs. Cleon Briggs and daughter Bernice went to Syracuse recently to consult an eye specialist. Lyman is recovering nicely from his recent accident.

Several from here attended the meeting of the WCTU held at the home of Mrs. Emma Richardson of Rose Tuesday, September 28th.

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Winchell and daughter Virginia were in Rochester last Thursday afternoon.

Miss Elaine Harper of Rochester spent the weekend with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Chelsea Harper.

Clinton D. Dillingham entertained the town officials at dinner at the Hotel Wayne, Thursday, September 23rd.

Miss Marion Edwards is enjoying a week's vacation from her secretarial duties at the Wolcott High School.

George Claus fell from a scaffold last Thursday while working at his home and suffered a concussion. He will be confined to bed for at least a week.

Mrs. Lincoln Horn of Wolcott spent the weekend with her husband, Fireman First Class Lincoln Horn, USN, at Williamsburg, Virginia.

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Winchell, Jr., son, Richard, and daughter, Hazel Jane, of Rochester, spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Winchell, Sr.

Mrs. Peter Barton has recovered from her recent illness.

Mr. and Mrs. John Davenport of Rochester were in town over the weekend.

Miss Esther Closs of Marcellus and Miss Genevieve Closs of Naples were weekend guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Closs. Mr. and Mrs. George Closs and daughters of Rochester were there Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Noyes and family of Cayuga spent Sunday with Mrs. Emma Lord and Ben Drury.

Mrs. Alice Wilson and Mrs. Awilda Martin of Canisteo spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. William Guthrie.

Miss Marilla Gene Oaks and her roommate, Miss Doris Wynn of Cornell, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Seth Oaks.

Mr. and Mrs. Harris Hunt and sons of Dundee were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elery Mills and family.

Mrs. Wells Dodds entertained Mrs. Annie Winkworth of Newark for a few days last week.

Mrs. James Boyd entertained the Bridge club, Wednesday afternoon.

Miss Lorraine Wagner of Rochester spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Dagle.

Mrs. Gray Skutt entertained the Contract Bridge Club, last Wednesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Leon Buckley of Elmira Heights and Mrs. Philip Neal and daughter, Carolyn, of Lancaster, Pa., were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Oaks.

Mrs. Clark Wilson was in Rochester a few days last week attending advanced classes at the Harper Method Beauty School.

Mrs. Ray Downing and daughter, Carol, spent last Thursday with Mrs. Bernard Farnsworth at the bay.

A regular meeting of the North Rose Grange will be held Wednesday, October 13th, at 8:30 p.m.

Miss Mildred Kirkpatrick has entered the Rochester School of Commerce.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Yancey of Lowville visited Mr. and Mrs. William Raymond and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Yancey, Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Welch and son, Timmie, of Rochester visited his mother, Mrs. Olive Welch, Sunday.

Mrs. Dora Chapin spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Rhinehart of Rose.

Mrs. Florence Quereau entertained Mr. and Mrs. William Quereau, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hill and Mrs. George Foote of Rochester, Sunday.

Miss Lellavene Armstrong of Oswego was home for the weekend.

Mrs. Maurice Guthrie and Mrs. William Raymond were in Newark, Saturday.

Assemblyman and Mrs. H.V. Wilson entertained Mr. and Mrs. Harry Quereau, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Salter and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Cline last Friday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Briggs of Rochester visited their father, Jesse Briggs, Sunday.

Mr and Mrs. Robert Lindsley and daughters, Janet and Carol Ann, and Mrs. Harold Talbot and son, Harold, of West Winfield, were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Oaks.

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Mills and family have moved to their farm home.

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Weeks, Earl Weeks and Mrs. Hattie Weeks have moved to Rochester. Earl is with the Hedges Undertaking Co.

Clark Adams of Rochester spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Adams.

Mrs. Sam Kirkpatrick and Mrs. William Raymond were in Rochester, Sunday.

Mrs. Lillian Sidler celebrated her 84th birthday, Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Baker and daughter, Gloria, of West Webster visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Skinner and Mr. and Mrs. William Baker, over the weekend.

Mrs. Joseph Moore entertained the Foursome, Saturday evening.

Mrs. George Hoffman and daughter, Darlene, of Canandaigua were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gray.


I am a candidate for re-election to the office of Assessor, 4 year term, on the Democratic ticket.

Your vote will be greatly appreciated.

If re-elected, I will do my utmost to serve the people to the best of my ability as I have in the past.


Scouts to Hold
Council Fire,
Court of Honor

Boy Scouts of the Montezuma District will gather at North Rose at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15th, for their annual fall court of honor and council fire. The affair will take the place of the usual fall camporee.

Besides the court of honor, stunts by the various troops from Wolcott, South Butler, North Rose, Clyde and Lyons will feature the program, which will be held at Glenmark, weather permitting, otherwise in the North Rose School.

Ralph Mason, Wolcott, district commissioner, is in charge of the event. Handling arrangements for the council fire are Claude Collier, Principal Paul Edinger and Rev. John V. Darrow, all of North Rose.

New Publisher Assumes Control
Of Wolcott Lake Shore News

This issue marks the first one under the editorship of the new publisher, Horace Greeley Howard, who took over the Lake Shore News last Friday.

The style and size of the newspaper has been changed, the reading type is slightly larger to make reading easier, and complete new headline type of modern design is now used. The addition of other types and features will be made from time to time.

Mr. Howard is a native of Rochester, N.Y., the son of Clinton N. Howard of Washington, D.C., nationally known lecturer and reformer. He is a graduate of Colgate University and the School of Journalism, Columbia University. Prior to becoming owner eight years ago of the Newark Courier-Gazette, which he still publishes, he was a reporter on the former Rochester Evening Journal.

The former publisher of the News, Mrs. Roe L. Hendrick, is retiring with the good wishes and high esteem of a host of friends and admirers gained in a long life of public service. Before retiring as a teacher in 1932, she taught 8 years in nearby rural schools and 30 more years at Wolcott High School. Since that time she has continued to serve the public through the Lake Shore News, with her husband until his death in 1939, and as sole proprietor since.

Wolcott Editors

Horace G. Howard extends best wishes for a well-earned rest to Mrs. Roe L. Hendrick, who retired last week as publisher of the Lake Shore News, and receives best wishes in return for success of the News under his ownership.

Under listings of local Church schedules and activities - the following pastors are listed:

Wolcott Presbyterian - Rev. George V. Wolfe, Pastor
Wolcott Baptist - Rev. Walter H. Anderson, Pastor
Rose Baptist - Rev. G.J. Knepka, Pastor
Rose Presbyterian - Rev. William Jacques, Pastor
S. Butler Methodist - Rev. Forster Prynne, Pastor
Disciple Church - Rev. Payson Derby, Pastor
Butler Ctr. Methodist - Rev. Forster Prynne, Pastor
Huron Presbyterian - Russell B. Henry, Pastor

Polish Prisoner
Writes for Help

Wayne County Chapter, American Red Cross, has received from the International Red Cross a message, appealing for help, from a Polish prisoner of war in Germany, according to Mrs. Harrison Bloomer of Newark, home service chairman for the county.

The card, written in Polish is from Jan Chmurzunski, No. 16390, prisoner at New Brandenburg, Germany. He appeals to the Red Cross for help but does not specify what is wanted. Mrs. Bloomer said anyone in this area who may know the man is asked to contact her or the Chapter House, 404 S. Main St.


This issue contains advertisements reflective of war-time concerns and small homefront-related articles. As they don't name people, they weren't typed up. If you seek out a copy of this issue on microfilm, these are the titles:


- "School to Issue New A 'Gas' Ration Book 4"
- "Tin Can Pick-up Set for Oct. 14, 15
- "Wolcott, Butler Exceed Quotas in War Loan Bond Purchase"
- "Chamber, Legion Join News Head in Sending Paper to Armed Forces"
- "County Group to Map Plans for Post War"
- "Surgical Group Seeks to Finish Quota by Dec. 1" (surgical dressings made by volunteers for the Red Cross)
- "Incorrect Soldier Mail is Returned"
- "3 Women Stars Play Lead Roles in War Picture" ("So Proudly We Hail" review)
- "Ration Notes" (which ration stamps are now valid, and which expiring)
- "Dish for Week" (recipe for extending meat by using cereals in casseroles)


R. George Hanneman's Men's Wear Shop in Wolcott - "Uncle Sam asks that Gifts for Army Men overseas be mailed before October 15th, and for members of the Navy and Marine forces by November 1st."

Wolcott Pharmacy - "Wartime Health Week October 1-11"

Evans Chemetics Inc. in Waterloo, N.Y. - "Men! Good Jobs Open Now. Essential War Work. These are Permanent Positions with even Greater Possibilities after the War."

Mitchell & Van Vleck at 17 Mill St. - "Save labor and materials for our fighters by making your present machinery last and last! Call us for expert welding repairs."

Blair Studios, Lyons, N.Y. - picture of sailor smiling at photo from home. "He wants for his own, something that's as near like you as he can get... your photograph!"

S. La Verne Olmstead's Western Auto Store in Wolcott - "Foil Gas Thieves. New! Keyless Gas-Lock."

Engleson & Van Liere, Inc. - "Kerosene & Fuel Oil Coupons Expired Oct. 1st. If you have not made application or received your new coupons DO SO AT ONCE. Check the expiration date on your ration sheet. We have new application forms at our office."

Rochester Gas and Electric, A War Industry - "The electric power companies of the country, in cooperation with the U.S. War Production Board, have inaugurated a nation-wide program for the voluntary conservation of electricity."

Playhouse Theatre in Clyde - showing "Junior G-Men of the Air," "DuBarry Was A Lady," "Five Graves to Cairo," and other films.

Palace Theatre in Wolcott - showing "So Proudly We Hail," and "Nobody's Darling."

New York Telephone Company - "6 Ways to Get More Out of War-Time Party-Line Telephone Service." "Please remember that in these days of war-time shortages, party lines are patriotic lines."

Payne's Hardware, Wolcott, N.Y. - ad for using a conservator to use coal heat instead of oil

Market Basket Super Market, Wolcott, N.Y. - "Buy War Bonds" and what's on special - they're selling everything but meat, poultry, milk and butter. Mainly pasta, cereal, beans, potatoes, and powdered drinks.

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