50 years ago, January, 1959

Warrensburg school news: Burghers beat Qby.

Roger Combs was elected president of the Hackensack Hillbillies 4-H Club and Churchill Geraghty was elected News Reporter. Karen Ann Padrock won the title of Warrensburg Central School's 1959 Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow.

Coach George Khoury's Burgers boy's basketball team went all the way to hand second-place Queensbury their league setback 47-39. The Queensmen were unable to catch Coach Khoury's boys. Jack Toney was the big gun for the Burgers with his eight field goals and four foul shots for a total of 20 points. Little Roger Remington was right behind his big team mate with 12 points.

Queen Village memories

On Jan. 17, 1878, just 81 years ago, the first issue of the Warrensburgh News was published.

Karl and Cecila Duell, along with Arnold and Myrtle Davis, returned home to Warrensburg after a ten-day trip to Clovis, New Mexico. They drove 4,502 miles to deliver a new Oldsmobile 98 to Captain William Boyd, of Glens Falls stationed at the Clovis Air Base.

Donald R. Cameron of Thurman was named by the Warrensburg Central School Board to fill the vacancy on the board caused by the death of Frank Clayfield. Mr. Cameron is the son of the late Donald Cameron who served for many years on the same board.

The law offices of John S. Hall and Donald Borth, now at 65 Elm St., are being moved to 166 Main St. where remodeling work is now in progress.

Mrs. Francis Monroe died Jan. 26, 1959 at Evergreen Haven (convalescent home on north corner of Library and Milton Avenue ), Warrensburg. Surviving is her son, Karl Monroe.

Wilsey's Market (corner of First and Main Streets) has on sale a gallon of Borden's milk for 89 cents. Fresh pig's liver or fresh strawberries are 39 cents a pound and a 50 pound sack of potatoes goes for $1.09. Harold Wilsey also has fresh oysters and bullheads. His special homemade sausage, pure pork with sage, is 49 cents per pound.

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