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SCHENECTADY GAZETTE, WEDNESDAY
MORNING, FEBRUARY 18, 1920.
Saratoga Woman Ill After Rescue from Burning Residence
SARATOGA SPRINGS. Feb. 17.-
Rescued from a burning building in Washington street this morning, Mrs. Josephine Eckert is ill with the grip at the home of Mrs. Arthur O. Lee in Washington street. It is expected she will recover. At the home of Mrs. Lee it was said that no serious results were expected. The fire occurred in the residence of John Riordan, in the rear of 101 Washington street, and was caused by thawing the water pipes. An alarm was sounded from box 36 at 5:56 o'clock.
The fire department started out with horses and a sleigh, automobile trucks [being] discarded because of the heavy snow which blocks the streets. slow progress was made and the fire
gained good headway. The interior of the building was destroyed.
Lee, 75 Aide to General Grant dies
D. and H Police Sergeant Escorted Funeral Cortege of Late President
SARATOGA SPRINGS, March 13
Arthur O. Lee, 75, retired Delaware and Hudson Railroad police officer who accompanied General Ulysses S. Grant on his last trip to Mount McGregor in June, 1885, and a former resident of Saratoga Springs, died at his home in Glens Falls early Saturday morning.
He was born in this city November 25, 1863.
Mr. Lee was one of the first members of the D and H police staff, becoming affiliated with it at the time of its organization in 1882. Appointed to the rank of sergeant, [he] served both in Saratoga Springs and later in Glens Falls, where he was transferred 10 years prior to his retirement in 1932.
When the former President and Union army general was being moved to his cottage on Mount McGregor, Mr. Lee was assigned to accompany the special train.
Five weeks later Grant died and when the funeral train was brought through Saratoga Springs on the way to New York city, Mr. Lee, on duty at the local station, was assigned to the escort.
Mr. Lee, who received his original appointment from the Saratoga Springs police commission, was president of the corporation's police association in 1923.
He and his wife, Jennie McNab Lee, who survives, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last January 31.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the late residence. Rev. John Lyon Caughey, D.D., pastor of the Presbyterian church at Glens Falls, will officiate.
SCHENECTADY GAZETTE, TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14.1913
SARATOGA OFFICERS OF MOTHER'S CLUB
(Special to The Gazette.)
SARATOGA SPRINGS Oct 13
The first meeting of the season of the Saratoga Mothers' Club was held in the high school auditorium on Friday afternoon at which time the following officers were elected; president. Mrs. John Foley; honorary president, Mrs. Thomas R. Knell; secretary, Mrs. Philip S. Wakeley; treasurer, Mrs. Jeanette Cohn; recording secretary, Mrs. Charles L Hasklns; vice presidents, Mrs.
Joseph M. Kelley, Mrs. C. C. Van Deusen, Mrs. Louise E. Kelley, Mrs. Thomas F. Magovern, Mrs. Howard B. Bullard and Mrs. Arthur O. Lee. The district chairmen are: No. 1, Mrs. W. W. Blackmer; No. 2, Mrs. George W. Kennedy; No. 3, Mrs. George Putnam; No. 4, Mrs. John F. Humphrey; No. 7, Mrs. William D. Eddy; high and grammar school. Mrs. Lewis A. James. Mrs. Knell, the retiring president of the society, made a few appropriate remarks and the reports of
the secretary and treasurer were read and approved. Mrs. Nellie A. Perry, a former resident of this village and one of the leaders of the Florence Crittonden Mission gave an interesting account of the work of the mission.
SCHENECTADY GAZETTE, FRIDAY MORNING. APRIL 27, 1917.
PLANS ARE LAID AT SARATOGA FOR JUNE GATHERINGS
Arrange for G. A. R. and W. C. Meetings
Brevities From Spa.
SARATOGA SPRINGS. April 26.-
A meeting of those interested in the state encampment of the O. A. R. and the annual gathering of the department of the Woman's Relief Corps to be held In Saratoga Springs, June 26, 27 and 28, was held today.
In the morning a meeting was held which was attended by Soloman W. Russell of Salem, department commander of the state ; Thomas R. Kneil. president of the Business Men's Association; Mayor Walter P, Butler and Robert Knaff of the local committee.
The various details regarding the state encampment were gone over and Commander Russell expressed himself as well pleased with the arrangements thus far made.
Miss Helen I. Parker of Gouverneur, department president of the W. R. C. in this state, arrived today and was met by Mrs. Arthur O. Lee of the local committee.
SCHENECTADY GAZETTE, THURSDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 11. 1923.
W. C. T. U. Elects Officers.
Department superintendents were elected as follows at a meeting of the Saratoga Springs W. C. T. U. held yesterday afternoon: Organization, Mrs. Fred Millward ; child welfare and mothers meetings, Mrs. Ida H. Reed; citizenship, Miss Kathryn H. Starbuck; evangelism, Mrs. Albert
Hickok; religious instruction, Mrs. George D. Oarr; medical temperance, Mrs. H a r l a n B. Ayre; press, Mrs. Jennie E. Wright; proportionate and systematic giving, Sunday observance and Sunday school work, Mrs. Emma Lasher; social meetings and red letter days, Mrs. Addison Curtis; scientific temperance Instruction, Mrs. Spencer M. Sterns and Miss Ida Smith.
Mrs. S. O. Williamson and Mrs. Arthur O. Lee were elected delegates to the state convention of the W. C. T. U. which will be held In Buffalo, October 15 to 20.