THE EAST HAMPTON STAR. EAST HAMPTON. N. V. SEPTEMBER 21. 1950
Twenty-five Years Ago 1925i, Kennetl
a sst .(From The Star, Sept. 18, 1925)The Maidstone Bath houses will
remain open until September 26.Richard White left Tuesday for
Hanover. N. H-, where he will resume his studies at Dartmouth.
David Stuart returned today to Philadelphia, where he will resume his studies at Jeffei lege.
Frank Dayton and Willard Bell ( started Monday on a trip through
England, comingway o
Harry Steele Jr. underwent an operation for tonsils and adenoids at the Settlement Hospital this week. The operation was performed by Dr. Orr.
Gregory Company's clerks will give their annual masquerade ball tonight, at the Oaks Inn. A five piece orchestra has been engaged to furnish the music.
Mrs. Norman W. Bams and son Dixon sail tomorrow on the Atlantic transport liner Minnewas- ka for Cherbourg and London, to be gone four or five months.
The season for the straw hat officially closed last Tuesday. Some of Barns Bros. workmen gave George Smith the hint by decorating his hat with green and white paint.
The annual equinoxial storm visited the eastern coast the first part of the week and nearly caused a suspension of bathing. The easterly cold wind kept many from visiting the beach, although those who did brave the angry sea reported that the water was never better, registering sixty- nine degrees.
Kenneth Weir, a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, has been spending a two weeks furlough here visiting friends. He returns Monday.
A party of senior and junior high school pupils will go on a sail tonight leaving from Three- Mile Harbor on the Maidstone. They will probably stop at Green- port before returning home.
The junior choir of the First Presbyterian church held a most enjoyable beach party last week, at Egypt beach. Miss Maude Miller, choir leader, was in charge of the party, which numbered about fifteen young people.
Four venturesome young men of this village returned last week from an automobile tour to Boston, Mass. The boys, Russell Mil-
Fifty Years Ago
Ross, Wesley Con- is Gray, bought an
old Ford touring car for about $25. got together a camping
knowing their destination. They each carried a small sum of money and possibly when this
1 sign to head for home. Anyway j the boys went across on the Sag j Harbor-New London ferry and I headed cast on the Boston Post i road. It proved to be a cheap and I fine vacation for the boys.5.000 Acres Sold at Montauk
One of the largest real estatedeals made in East Hampton in many years, and one involving over $1,000,000 is reported to havg been transacted last Friday, when Carl Graham Fisher, developer of Miami Beach, Fla., bought nearly5.000 acres of Montauk lands of the Montauk Company. It is assumed that Mr. Fisher, who is at the present time engaged in real estate development at Port Washington, has bought the Montauk property for development. Garden Club Awards Prizes
The Garden Club of East Hampton is delighted with the improvement shown in the general aspect of the dooryard gardens this year. There are more flowers and greater neatness observable everywhere, making it often difficult for the committee