Gouverneur Tribune Press
- Wednesday, August
- William Barber visited his aunt, Mrs. James
Foley at Star Lake last Friday and Saturday.
- Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Merithew and son of Detroit are
visiting Mrs. Edna Hunt and family and other relatives in this
- Miss Mabelle Bigelow of the New York Telephone
Company is having a two weeks vacation.
- Rev. and Mrs. Edward J. W. Burston and son Kenneth,
are spending several days in Camillus where Mr. Burston officiated at
a wedding Saturday.
- A son weighing 7 ˝ pounds was born Saturday night, August
15th to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Howard, Jr.
- Mr. and Mrs. Luman White of Syracuse who have been
spending the past two weeks in town accompanied by ….Mr. and Mrs. C. V.
White, and Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Coats, enjoyed a motor trip to
- Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Crowner and Mrs. Hilton
Gilpin of Copenhagen were Sunday guests of their brother Carlton
Mack and family, Ellis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mack celebrated
his fifth birthday with a cake presented to him by his aunt. It was much
of a family celebration as Mr. and Mrs. Mack also have a birthday
- Guests during the week of Mr. and Mrs. George Briggs were
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Barbey and son James, and daughter Betty
- Mrs. Jennie Bristol of DeKalb is spending a few weeks
with relatives in town. She is spending this week with her daughter, Mrs.
John Griffis at Macomb.
- Guests last week of Mr. and Mrs. Efford Smith and
family were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Allen and son Richard of Watertown;
Mrs. Florence Colton of DesMoines, Ia; Mr. and Mrs. George Milo
Thompson of Northfield, Mass.
- Anna Duane and Virda Bristol have been
spending a few days with their cousins, John Henry Dean and Louis
Griffis at Macomb.
- Miss Kathryn Dunkelberg of Jonesville is spending
several days in town.
- A luncheon bridge was held Saturday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Harold Smith for the benefit of Old Oak Rebekah lodge of
which Mrs. Smith is an active member. Seven tables of bridge were
played with first prize being won by Mrs. Zina McMullen, second by Mrs.
Elmer McFadden, and the circulating prize was won by Mrs. Lowell Jenkisson.
Luncheon was served at four p.m. Those present were: Mrs. Zina
McMullen, Mrs. Eugene Gray, Mrs. Monroe Wallace, Mrs. Charles Knapp, Mrs. Dorwin
Gilson, Mrs. Elmer McFadden, Miss Irene Bristol, Miss Inez McClelland,
Mrs. Merritt Mayne, Mrs. Frank Breckenridge, Miss Betty Baker, Mrs. P. A. Bogardus,
Mrs. Hurlbert Bogardus, Mrs. G. A. Hazelton, Mrs. Thomas Smithers, Mrs.
Lowell Jenkisson, Mrs. Leland Wood, Mrs. Ansel Perry, Mrs. Archie Smithers,
Mrs. Chas. Lytle, Mrs. Olive Ward, Mrs. Fred Parks, Mrs. John Henry, Mrs.
W. B. Fleetham, Mrs. Roy Howie, Mrs. Willard Badger, Mrs. H. A. Smith.
- Mr. and Mrs. Ward Willard and daughter Emma Lou,
were Sunday evening guests of Emery Smithers.
- Among the exhibitors at Gouverneur Fair this week are: Floyd
Blair, Willard Badger, Mrs. Lowell Jenkisson, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred
- Mr. and Mrs. Hurlbut Bogardus had as their dinner
guests on Monday, Mr. and Mrs. William Frevin and daughter Betty
of Buffalo; Mr. and Mrs. Chick Corey of Cleveland, O.; Mrs.
Edward Frye of Ogdensburg.
- F. W. Johnson returned Saturday from a business
trip to his farm at Richfield Springs.
- Miss Carmen Crayford spent the week end at Hammond.
- Robert Smithers was a patient on Tuesday and
Wednesday at the Hepburn hospital where he underwent an operation for the
removal of tonsils and adenoids. Dr. Stearns performed the
- Mr. and Orrin Baker and Miss Dorothy Badger
of Lisbon were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Badger.
- Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fieldson and children of Chase
Mills were callers in town Sunday. Miss Maxine remained to visit
friends for a few days. Betty and Ruth Mary Crayford who had been
spending a few days at the Fieldson home returned to Depeyster with them.
- Miss Madeline Hill is spending a few days with her
father, Glen Hill of Massena.
- The twenty-seventh annual reunion of the Washburn Clan was
held Saturday, August 15th, at the community hall at Pierc’s
Corners. There were 63 present. A delicious dinner was served at noon. After dinner, the guests all gathered at the church were a business meeting was
held. Scripture reading by S. J. Washburn. Officers were elected
as follows: President: S. J. Washburn; vice president: Alvin
Washburn, sr; Secretary, Marjorie Mullin. A short by Edna Youngs
and Ada Washburn; recitation, Billy Rourke;
recitation, John Mullen; reading, S. J. Washburn; talk by Rev.
Mang; closing song, God Be With You Til We Meet Again. It was voted
to hold the next reunion the third Saturday in September, 1937. Those who
attended were Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Washburn, Alvin Washburn, sr., Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Becker and two children; Mr. and Mrs. Jason Fisk and
two children; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Rourke and five children; Mrs.
Cynthia Downing, Mrs. Luella Rourke, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Short and
daughters Barbara and ……Mrs. Fred Horton and daughter Ala,
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Youngs and children; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Downing
and two children; Mr. and Mrs. Clark Washburn and three children; Mr.
and Mrs. Dan Mullin and six children, Mrs. Ida Chase and Mrs.
- Miss Thelma Smith was completely surprised Friday
evening when thirty-five friends gathered at the home of George Peck to
help her celebrate her sixteenth birthday. Games were played and singing
enjoyed. A delicious lunch was served, consisting of sandwiches, salad,
ice cream and cake. Also a beautiful birthday cake made and presented by
her mother, Mrs. Iva Smith. Thelma received some nice presents,
together with a purse of money, after which the guests departed, wishing
her many more happy birthdays. Those who attended were Rev and Mrs. Mang
and daughters, Olive and Adelaide, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Fleming and son Wallace, Robert Fleming, Mrs. Ida Chase, son
Marcus and daughter Florence, Mrs. John Sipher and
sons Erton, Elon, and Roger, Edith Stowell, E. A. Hurst,
Carl Townsend, Mr. and Mrs. William Cobey and children Helen,
Robert, John, and Arthur Rushlop, Mrs. Iva Smith, George Peck, Mrs.
Mary Lashure, Mr. and Mrs. Heny Facey, Franklin and Harriet Reed, and
the hostess, Miss Smith.