— The weekly assembly of the Boy Scouts of this village was held Might 26. The Scouts will canvass the village advertising poppies, as this 7 days has been designated “Poppy 7 days.”
— The Scouts took their 1st overnight hike Saturday, Could 21, to Indian Ladder. It was a very enjoyable journey, and most of the boys have been existing. The troop needs to thank Mr. Stafford for carrying element of their provisions and provides.
Former A. H. S. Student Kills Self.
The many Altamont close friends of Kenyon F. Miers, of Esperance, were being stunned to listen to that he had ended his daily life Monday by capturing himself at his property. It is thought that despondency owing to ill wellbeing introduced about by his ordeals in the Environment war, was the lead to of his act. Mr. Miers was a graduate of Altamont Superior university, class of 1915. In 1917 he enlisted for company in the war and joined the Marines. In the conflict at Chateau Thierry in 1918 he was gassed and was in a French hospital for lots of months.
A military services funeral was held from the Methodist church at Esperance Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The Odd Fellows’ lodge, of which he was a member, attended in a overall body.
A range of scenarios of measles broke out in our village past week.
Numerous fishing events have been hoping their luck, but we have heard no wonderful stories so the catches should have been tiny.
C. W. Burlingame has the honor of currently being the to start with just one in this segment to report possessing home-developed strawberries. He experienced some for meal Sunday.
Contractor Richard Hopkins of Troy, who has the agreement to construct the Altamont-Voorheesville state highway, has commenced operations by the unloading of a substantial excavator and shoveler at the Altamont station this week. Mr. Hopkins is giving 30 cents an hour for laborers, and we have an understanding of many have been secured at this determine.
— Next Monday, May possibly 30, is Memorial working day, and in consequence all organization destinations in Altamont will be closed in observance of the working day. This will contain the Very first National bank and the Enterprise business. No periods will be held in the High university. Anybody getting business with any of the business men ought to expend Saturday in the village and get all requirements for the house for the up coming several times.
Clarksville’s Oldest Resident
Requires Vehicle Journey.
All of the villagers are talking about the latest journey taken by Mrs. Adelia Mathias, our oldest resident. Numerous times ago Mrs. Mathias was frequented by her nieces, Mrs. Emma Strevell and Mrs. Anna Beverly, of Binghamton, who came to Clarksville by auto, and the latter instructed that their aunt accompany them home. Mrs. Mathias, while 86 several years of age, is still a very lively lady and possesses a pretty keen and witty thoughts. She recognized the invitation without the need of any hesitation, and collectively with Mrs. Julia Brown, her daughter, created the excursion in one particular day. They visited close friends at Bainbridge and Binghamton ahead of returning to Clarksville on Could 13. Mrs. Mathias states it was the most fantastic vacation she at any time took in her life. Every person is congratulating “Aunt Dill,” as she is known as by her host of pals and kin, for her exceptional vitality. She claims she never felt better in her lifetime and hopes to have one more these types of excursion before long.