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S c r i p t Vol. X IX PAUL SMITH’S COLLEGE, PAUL SMITHS, N E W YORK No. 4 T w o L a n d m a r k s D e s t r o y e d B y F ir e ! F I R E A T M A R C Y by Al Glass An early morning fire on Dec. 28 in the South W ing of the woi*ld famous Hotel Marcy, in Lake Placid, New York, claimed the lives of five employee's. The men, who were all quarter­ ed above the kitchen when the blaze started, were: Milton Aning- er and Clyde Hoisington of Lake Placid, Michael Gothwin of New York City, Michael Gudz and James Gray of Montreal. The fire broke out about 3:00 a.m. and sent the 475 guests flee­ ing into sub-zero temperatures. Most of them were wearing night clothes. The Lake Placid Volunteer Fire I )epartment fought the blaze for nearly four hours, before getting it under control. Also helping were volunteers from Saranac Lake and W ilm ington. The fire leveled the indoor swimming pool, dining room, both of which had been added two years ago, plus the kitchen, storage room, employees’ quarters, and a few guest rooms. Just a brick fire wall saved the six-story main structure. (Continued on page 3) CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME Congratulations to those stu­ dents who graduated in January, and welcome to the new students who registered in January for the second semester. THE NEXT ISSUE WILL BE DEVOTED TO ORIGINAL WRITINGS DON’T DELAY IN SUBMITTING YOUR MATERIAL TO ANY MEMBER OF THE POST SCRIPT STAFF! FIRE AT THE MARCY TICKETS ON SALE by Lester Harmon The Student Council is happy to announce that advanced tickets for the W inter Weekend are on sale now. The committee hopes that a ma­ jority of the student body will buy these tickets. The money received from the early ticket sales will be (Continued on page 2) WOODSMEN’S TEAM PREPARES The outstanding activity for the Forestry Club this m o nth is the preparation for the W o odsmen’s meet. The meet is scheduled Ja n ­ uary 28-29, during semester break, at M c D o n a ld College, near O n ­ tario Canada. The team has been practicing (Continued on page 3) P S C S A W M I L L R A Z E D B Y F I R E by Chief George King F I R E ! F I R E ! The alarm souud- ed at 12:30 A.M. This time it was no drill. W h e n the first two men of the Paul Sm ith’s Fire Dept, arrived on the scene, they were faced with a raging inferno, which once was the proud sawmill of Paul Sm ith’s Col­ lege. The building was engulfed in flames from sills to ceiling. The hypnotic trance of this conflagra­ tion was broken by the piei’cing sound of a fire siren. W ithin sec­ onds the Paul Sm ith’s Fire Dept, was ready to pour gallons of water on the edifice. In a quick glance all (Continued on page 2) STUDENT COUNCIL by Randy Hicks The Student Council of Paul Sm ith’s College is now making plans for the W inter Weekend which will be held March 3, 4, 1967. The tentative plans are gen­ erally the same as previous years. Plans are for a Friday night dance featuring a nationally known band with a lesser known band to back them up. A cocktail party and (Continued on page 2) CAGERS WIN CANTON CLASSIC by Bob Casper The Paul Sm ith’s College Basket­ ball team, with an overwhelming display of offensive power and a sturdy defense, won the Canton A.T.C. Christmas Classic. The hol­ iday tournament was held at Can­ ton on December 19 and 20 In the opening round game, the Paul Smith's cagers demonstrated what a balanced attack can do as they completely overpowered Dean Junior College from Franklin, Mass., 106 to 72. The Bobcats Jum p e d out to a 45 to 33 halftime edge as Dean was forced into many errors by a pressing Bobcat defense. The Bobcats continued to pour on the points in the second half and easily coasted to their sixth (Continued on page 3)

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