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   Kingston Daily Freeman, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1945, Kingston, New York                               THE KINGSTON DAILY FREEMAN, KINGSTON, N. FRIDAY EVENING, MAY Nine Pit Bull Terriers Must Die, Florida Justice Says Peyer Is Expected To Become New Post Commander At the annual meeting of Kings- ton Post of the American Legion this evening it is expected that Samuel H. Peyor "'ill he elected commander for the ensuing ye.'ir to succeed Thomas 13ohan. whose term expires. Mr. Peyer's name Is expected to be submitted by the nominating committee composed of Charles H. Hummer Jr., Jolin N. Cordts, Police Sergeant William T. Hoedcll and Henry J. Kischcr. Mr. Peyer is a veteran of World War One when lie served in the U. S. Navy as a member of crew of Ihe U.S.S. Iowa, assigned 10 the Atlantic Fleet patrolling the middle Atlantic in convoy duty. He has served as treasurer of Kingston Post [or several terms, and lias always been active in Legion work. In addition to electing officers several other important matters will be taken up at the annual meeting. ____ Whine's Not Leased Questioned this morning us to whether he had leased his store building at 328 Wall street, 13. J. Winnc said that he was nego- tiating with an upstate furniture company but that nothing definite had been done as yet. Mr. Winne recently sold his entire stock of hardware and other merchandise to an Albany pin-chaser, who dis- posed of much of it at retail and then cleared out the remainder to a Newark, N. J., concern. War Council Takes Over The Oilicc of Civilian Defense of Kingston, located in the city hall, will be absorbed by the Kingston War Council, which is a part of the State War Council under the War Emergency Act, and all mat- tcrs that were formerly handled by the Civilian Defense be carried on at the local office. The 'office will continue in charge of Mrs. Eugene MacConnell. HUE AND DANCE The Travel Inn Jtmite 9-W, Lake Katrine, N.Y., Sat. Ntte, May Featuring the Travelers Charles 3. Manbell, Lnuit I'rops, I.KOAI, KOTICKB deinlif by this Miami, Fla., May 18 Bull Pit terriers which In.a mass attack tore to pieces an attrac- tive 39-ycur-old woman, will Ix; put to death today in a gas cham- ber. Justice of the Peace Henry L. Oppcnborn said the execution or- der was issued so that an autopsy might be performed on the imi- mals to learn if the stomachs con- tain any particles of clothing torn from the woman's hody and also to fulfill Ihc request Of their im- prisoned owner, 43-year-old Joe Munn, nf nearby Hiulcah. Police (juoted Munn ns saying: "They are a bad strain. They must he destroyed." Jn the meantime, authorities worked to clear up several pun- linK aspects in the strange case. The investigators said the macabre opisodc, which brought to an end the adventurous career of Mrs. Dorctta Zinkc, globe-trotting writer, lecturer nnd ethnologist, was so far as they knew without parallel. A leading Miami veterinarian commented: "No dog is horn haps one in a thousand. That ap- plies to Pit Bulls and all other breeds." Police Chief Albert Lemoine of Hiifleah said he triedtogetastate- mcnt from the dying woman, but she only moaned, Mrs. ZJnko was found at 9 p. m. Wednesday night, by two soldiers, who heard her screams. Terribly nutilatcd from head to foot and tripped nude, she lay in a lonely icld outside Miami Springs. When police arrived, she wan still conscious and she dictated a viil leaving everything to her son, Sgt. R. M. Zlnke. of Mitchel 'Icld, L. I., who is expected to arrive here today. Mrs. Z'mke died a short while :aler in a hospital. Would Proxectite County Prosecutor Robert Tay- lor said (he would prosecute the case the, full extent of the but acknowledged final dis- position of the manslaughter charge against Munn was in doubt. He added he would prob- ably have to prove that the dogs were "wilfully" allowed to run at large. Munn is held under bond. Peace Justice Henry L. Oppen- ordered an autopsy per- formed and tentatively set an in- quest for Monday. The F.B.I, here disclosed it was investigating "several aspects ol the case, but make no further comment. Constable M. Hudson quoted Munn, a driver for a Miami laun- dry, who came to Florida about five years ago from East Orange N. 0., as saying he had knowi Mrs. Zinke slightly for a year am a half. -His acquaintance with her, he said, consisted largely of listening to her stories of travels in the Fijls, Australia and New Guintfn Mrs. Zinkc had flown 3 O.OOC .miles over Alaska, using a hirei plane, to study primitive Eskimo tribes and had lived two years in the Fiji Islands compiling cthno .logical data. Andre Ruellan, 40 Gets Grant From Arts Group New York. May 38 of each will be made today :to 15 pointers, sculptors, compos ers and writers at the Americai Academy of Arts and Lellers ant the National Institute of Arts ant Letters. The awards -are to enable the artists selected to continue their work and lo recognize their pasl and present achievements. The recipients include: Fcike Frikcnifl. Rural Roule No. -I, Minneapolis, for literature. Jean Stafford. Sturges Highway West port. Conn., for literature. Gum-Carlo McnuttL 35, Mount Kisco, N. Y., for music. Andree Huellan. -10. of Shady Ulster County. N. Y.. for painting. Extension Granted A certificate of extension of the existence of The Kcnozia Lake Club has hern filed in the coimu clerk's ollicc. The corporation was formed on April 20. 1901. to cxis until 1951. L. Rowc. presi- dent, and Howard Stephens. rotary, have petitioned lo change STATE OF NEW YORK COURT. COUNTY OF IRENE DAVIS nnd MARGUERITE M. QUICK, PI Jil miffs. PAULINE BURNS, ami iu Admlnl.ilratrix of Ihr and Credits ot LOUIE ALEXANDER BURNS, demised. RATHKOKD ALEX- ANDER, PAUL EDWARD ALEXAN- DER, ct al. DP fondants. TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFEND- VOUSARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer Ihe cornplnlnt In ttifs ncllon, and lo nerve n cojiy of your answer, or, If the compliilnl Is nut served with this us, to it notice of upppiir- on the plnlnilfls' attorney twenty days alter tho service of this summons, exclusive of the tiny ol service; and In cnsc of your failure !0 apprnr. or nuswer. Judgment will taken against you by dcttiu.lt. far Ihi relief dcmiindcd In the cnnipliilnt. Plaintiffs deslKnme Ulster County a! Ulf place of lilal. Dated. April n. WALTER J. MILLER Attornw for PJftlntlfls Office nnd P.O. Addiesi 200 KMr Street Kindlon. N. Y. TO THE ABOVK NAMED DEFEND- ANTS IN THIS ACTION: The fort-KOlnc summons Is upon you uy publication pursimnt 10 an order of HON. JOHN M. CASH IN. County Judge of IHsler Crmnlv. New York, dnu-d the 3rd day of Mny. 1945 nnd niod ivllh the mmiilnjnl In the orflce of Ihr Clerk of the County yf Ulster al Klncston. New Yoik. The object of thlB action Is to fore- close a tnnrlgacr en LOUIE ALEXANDER BURNS to the HOMK- 5EBKCRS COOPERATIVE SAVINGS LOAN ASSOCIATION of New York, d.ntcd March 7. 1940 am! morfiert In the UlMev County Clerk's orflce In Book of No. 444 at paRC 41S and Ihnl a brief tlrm of the affected action l.i: ALL. THOSE TWO LOTS. PIECES OR PARCELS OK LAM) situate In the Town of KoH-nd.itr. Ulster County. New York. or near a place en tin] the nnd the ran- crly side M the PuMlc mad Iraflln from Rojeiirlalc1 KoM-ndnlc Plain and pxriicuLiiIv dcM-tll'ed In Ion w'hirli V1C duration Ihc corjwalioi iiwfi 1931 j.ami make it perpetual and thai J liiion has bcrn granted. Germans' Murder Plot Kept Western Front Under Alert (Continued Iron Put Ont) 'Ichy chief of government, was irought back from Spain to 'ranee In a British warship and vas on bis way to prison. GrelMr It Captured A dispalch from Xutzbuhcl, Aus- ria, said the 42nd Division of the S. Seventh Army had captured Greiser, former Nazi over- ord of Posnan in Poland, and Gen. Heinz Rcinefarth, dofendcr of Kucstrin, in a mountain retreat northwest of   one menace to our conquered, we have liberated thousands of per- sons who have not known the full meaning of the land ol the free. We must realize that still have another encinv to conquer and forever si ill their desire to usurp the freedom of nations who love liberty and the pursuit to happiness. (j Sunday. May 20th. we celebrate "I Am An American a day- set aside for us to reflect upon Ihe things we enjoy and which have been denied many people through- out this world. Three hundred years ago. a band of settlers who found safety on American shores knelt and gave Ihnnks to Almighty God for their deliverance. On this Sunday, we too. should, in our places of worship, give thanks to Almighty God for the opportunity I to live in a land where we can en- joy freedoms unknown to many. To you who about to become American citizens. I say. learn .comcihing bf the hiMoric.il back- ground of your country. When you Raze upon the Flag, symbolic of our Miss Conway spoke of the tradi- lon of May Day and dedicated this year's festivities to the class- mates who are already serving in .he armed forces. She spoke as follows: Address "Year after year, we, Ameri- cans, observe holidays com- memorating historic events or national heroes. These days of celebration are part of our Amer- ican tradition. Today, we are commemorating the most colorful, annual event in the history of this school. Today, following the tra- dition handed down by the Senior classes of other years, we arc ob- serving May Day. "Though the beauty of this exercise fills our hearts with joy, yet are comcious of a hidden note of sorrow. That sorrow Is caused by the absence of some of our classmates: classmates in the service of our country. To them, in the colors, who today arc mak- ing American history, we dedicate this May Day. "It is considered the highest honor of a senior to be chosen May Queen. This year, my class- mates have bestowed that single, honor upon me. In true humility, and with a sense of real joy, I offer to them, my sincere thanks. As Mav Queen, in behalf of the class and all the students of thi_ high school. I offer our thanks to all who have worked so diligently to make our May Day of 1945 a success. 1 "As Shakespeare so ably said, 'The Play is the we offer now, for your enjoyment, our May Dav exercises." Immediately following the Queen's address girls from the My- ron J. Michael School dressed in peasant blouses and skirts wound the May Pole which this year con- tained streamers of many colors. This was followed by a marching drill given by the Leaders Club. These girls are among the out- standing students in gymnasium work and gave a demonstration of various marching formations. They were dressed in white "gym'' suits with short white skirts. The May Dances by girls from the physical education: .classes in- cluded a square set, Sicilian circle and schottische. The girls wore flower printed long peasant style dresses with white ruffled panta- lets. Unfortunately the music for the dancing ivas not loud enough for the majority of the audience to hear and detracted from the dance numbers. The highlight of May Day again this year was the tumbling acts of the boys from the Myron J. Mich- ael School and the boxing and pole vaulting of the -high school hoys. The tumblers showed their expert training and agility in a number of somersaults, springs, twists and dives. The program in- cluded round-off with one-half twist: chest and dive-vault through hands, back extension: over and under dive; head spring from throwers hands; back'somer- sault single leg lift; back somer- sault, thrower's hand, thrower sit- forward, fall, thrower's shoulder' toward roll; and finally diving over several rolls of mats. The boxing was a new entry in the May Day exercises. Two rings were marked out on the field and eight ot the older boys tried their skill in two rounds. At the same time a pole vaulting exhibition was given. Not to be surpassed by the dis- play of acrobatic skill of the boys, Miss Blossom Barnett gave an acrobatic dance gracefully doing difficult back bends and turns A class of twirlers from the Myron J. Michael School and Kingston High School performed as did the band twirlers. The pro- gram closed with the singing of the National Anthem. During the festivities Prime Minister Nock called for the cap- tains of the varsity teams to come forward and receive rose from the May Queen. The teams were represented by John CMrander football; Gustavc Koch. baseball- William Savcskic, track; Joseph Magnino. tcnrib. and Bernard Stahl for basketball in place of Donald Ross, who left for services ofllrc In Uonk fit PSRC 3S6 to iihirti __________ ._ hereby toi a moie particular 3. MI1J.KR AltiMnry for P.O. AdOrrsj BEER, WINE. CIDER AND LIQUOR LICENSES Hours Jtnvriry store at Wall street will remain on Kridiiy cvniincs until p. in, anil tvill close Saturdays ai 6 p. ni.. contrary lo the advertisement in Thursday's JJMIP of The Krcfinan which incormMJy lisicd this sloro as hcinc open on Saturday eve- nings. The annual congregational meeting of the Albany Avenue Baptist Church was held last eve- ning, preceded by a pot-luck sup- per and entertainment. The young ladies of the Philathea Clais served the supper. A program con- sisting of two piano duels by Mrj. Lester Decker and Mrs. Walter Trcmper and the showing of a mo- tion picture followed the serving of the supper. There were 110 members of the congregation present at the meeting. Colored motion pictures taken last sum- mer by Arthur Brown at Camp Carman. Baptist Youth Camp, were shown and enjoyed by the gathering. Each of the church organiza- tions made a financial and ac- tivity report covering the past year and copies of this report were distributed to the members. At the business meeting, Paul Jones and Lester Decker were elected deacons for three years; Mrs. John A. VanOsfrand, Miss Lucinda J. Hcaly and Mrs. Ira Woolsey, deaconesses for three years; Harry Klothe, James Betts and James L. Rowe, trustees.for three years. Paul Jones was elected church clerk; Mrs. Harry Klothe, treasur- Ferdinand secretary; Charles Arnold, Sunday school su- perintendent and Charles A. Gumaer, assistant superintendent. A pulpit committee was named to secure a pastor to succeed the Rev. R. Lewis Johnson who will leave on June 30 to take up Bap- tist Church Youth activities in the state. Those named on the com- mittee are: Joseph Frankel, Paul Jones, Charles A. Gumaer, Mrs. M. S. Safford and. James Betts. Alternates are: Mrs. Jo- seph Frankel, Mrs. Lena Du- Mond and Mrs. Charles Arnold. A financial report showed the church in good financial condition with a balance on hand of The report also stated that for the coming year there was pledged for current expenses the sum of 307 and for missionary giving the sum of Mrs. Harriet Speenburg. widow of Wlllium Speenburg, died Tues- day in the Kingston Hospital. She is survived by the following chil- dren: Mrs. Richard Barley of 43 St. James street. Worthy and Gar- ry Spcenburg of East Jcwett, and William Specnburg of East Orange, N J. Funeral services were held tliis afternoon in the East Jcwett church with burial In Pleasant valley cemetery at Ashland. The funeral of Mrs. Margaret J. Bishop, widow of LeGrand Bishop, was held from the home of her daughter, Mrs.' Ella A. Smith, 104 Elmendorf street, on Wednesday afternoon. The Rev. William J. McVey officiated, and burial was in Tongore. cemetery. The services were largely attended and there were many beautiful flowers. The bearers were James Gordon, Robert Gordon, Curtis Clair and Robert Lane. Private funeral services were held for the Rev. William H. Pretzsch of Lake Katrine on Thursday afternoon from the fu- neral parlors of E. A. Kelly, 111 West Chester street. Roy Kullman of the er of benevolences; Short, fi n a n c i a 1 S. G. Carpenter, 92, Ulster's Oldest Attorney, Dead (Continued from Page One) porturnity of entering the law of- fice of Judge McKoon, and in a year he was made a member of the law firm and a year later he opened his own law office in that city. Upon the death of his uncle, Solomon Young in Highland in March, 1884, Mr. Carpenter re- turned to that village to take over his uncle's law practice, and he had been a general practioner of law for 65 years. During the. Cleveland adminis- tration he served as postmaster of Highland, and during Cleveland's second term Mr. Carpenter served as deputy postmaster of the vil- lage. For half a century Mr. Carpen- ter served the town as justice of the peace. While he was enrolled as a Democrat, he was an inde- pendent voter. Mr. Carpenter was also very ao live in Masonic circles since 1885, and had he lived until May 28. Adonai Lodge of Highland, had planned to present him with a 60- year jewel. His wife, the former Carrie Pa- len, died in 1932, and since her death he had made his home with his son and daughter-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Carpenter, in Highland. Funeral sen-ices will be held from the home on Sunday after- noon at 2 o'clock with burial in the Highland cemetery. The Rev. Frederick Schimmer, pastor of the Highland Presbyterian Church, of which Mr. Carpenter was a mem- ber, will officiate and will be as- sisted by the Rev. Peter C. Wyant pastor of the Highland Methodist Church. The honorary bearers will be A. W. Lent. Assemblyman John F Wadlin. T. Edward DuBois. H A. Lent. Waller Hasbrouck and Charles L. DuBois. The active bearers will be Wal- ter R. Seaman. Lorin Vallahan. Philip Gcorcc W. Prat! Philip T. Schanlz and Dr. Cari the direction of Anthony J. Mcs- sible a Jhouch nd ra- iof ihis land our fathers and iini oSnT.i. lions are .-.cainst any .-crinus d.f-iM-ns fouRht to preserve for vou rtc rf tcrrnccf. The- evidence is Hint 
                            

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