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November 18, 2013

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100 YEARS — 1913

▶ Sheffield Farms of Slawson Decker Company, which has a creamery in Altona, has decided they will pay a premium of 10 cents per hundred pounds above their contract price to all producers whose milk delivered to the creamery has been stored at a temperature of 50 degrees or below each day. Though the plan will commence April 1, the company is giving notice so produces can provide ice houses to have ice through the coming summer. The management has a blueprint for no charge showing the construction of a satisfactory ice and milk house.

▶ Plattsburgh city teachers held a meeting in the high school building to discuss topics of special interest to instructors. Superintendent Watson addressed the teaching of history this year to better prepare students in all grades to understand more fully the coming celebration of the Battle of Plattsburgh. Watson also read from the report of the New York State Teachers Retirement Fund Board. The meeting was of special interest and encouragement to teachers.

— Compiled by Contributing Writer Amy Heggen

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