Altamont company December 16, 1921
There are two vacancies in the City of New Scotland offices to be filled. Appointments will be made in a few days to take the place of Franklin Albright, overseer of the poor, who is too ill to attend to his duties, and that of Henry Smith, as constable, who refused to serve.
NOTICE TO LAND OWNERS
The annual tax of $ 1.00 on the Fairview Cemetery lots is due and may be paid to Joseph Snyder or Miss Hazel Hogan, collectors, in Altamont. After 30 days, 5 percent will be charged for collection.
– The company Altamont Motor Sales unloaded a car from “Ford” made up of two runabouts, two passenger cars, a sedan and a tractor. Another car has just arrived.
– Steel work on the new Bozenkill Creek bridge at Becker’s on the Osborn’s Corners and Schenectady state road is complete. A temporary plank floor has been laid, to be used until next spring when a concrete floor will replace it. The bridge is now open to traffic.
– At a meeting held in the Enterprise Hall on Monday night, a basketball association was formed. It is planned to get members for the organization, the membership fee being 50 cents. The goal of the organization is to provide a basketball team to represent Altamont. It is a very laudable object, and one which should have the support of all those who are interested in our young people and their maintenance here. The team will play in Makely’s room as soon as the upgrades are complete.
THE CORNERS OF LEE.
Arrangements are being made to have a community Christmas tree at the North Knox Church on Thursday evening, December 22nd. Everyone is cordially invited.
The Clarksville Military Marching Band will be giving a fundraising dinner and concert in the lounges of the Methodist Church on New Years Eve, December 31, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. The band will provide the music for the event. Everyone is invited to come and listen to the group play. Dinner will be served for 50 cents.
Our local merchants have decorated their shop windows for Christmas and the Christmas business is good.
– Three trainmen who were in the caboose were seriously injured when the hitch broke on a freight train as it was passing through this village.
– Mrs. John Snyder entertained on Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Eli Secor, some of her friends at a “bee” quilt.
– Harrison Davis is no better at this writing.
NOTICE TO ATHLETES – Due to the inability to hunt, I will now sell my thoroughbred blue buckfield fox dog. A real good; turned down $ 50 for her last fall. The first $ 30 takes it. Address Edson L. Quick, Westerlo, NY
NOTE – Will the person who caught traps in our cornfield on December 11th please return them and stay out of trouble, as they are called. LeRoy Kiltz, Altamont, RD 3.