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Pagt Four WELLSVIUE DAILY REPORTER, WELLSVIUE, NEW YORK Monday, August 25, 1969 What's Ahead tor Fillmore? 4th Budget Vote Scheduled OBITUARIES FILLMORE — Voters in the Fillmore Central School District - approximately 1,800 are eligible - will for the fourth time, Thursday, cast their opinion on the school's proposed 1969-70 ; budget. The meeting is slated i for 7:30 p.m. The original budget totaled $1,209,386. It Was rejected by a vote of 442 to 187 at the June 10 , annual meeting. ' The School Board then cut the proposed spending by $80,630 but voters again rejected a budget that was $40,000 higher than the 1968-69 budget. The July 10 -vote was 323 to 282. Taxpayers just didn't want any part of a budget that increased their rate from $31 to $45 per $1,000 assessed valuation! A Citizens Committee was formed composed mostly of dissident taxpayers which directed most of their ire against School Board President Robert Fiegl. Petitions circulated calling for his resignation were signed by more than 400 persons. It was stated that the primary objections to the high spending program contained in the budget centered around the salarv boosts won by the Teachers Association earlier in the year. Raises for the 48 members of the faculty averaged approximately $1,710 with salaries for starting teachers with a bachelor degree at $6,800. Many members of the Citizens Committee believe this salary is too high for a rural school district. The Fillmore District includes parts of eight towns: Allen, Birdsall, Caneadea, Centerville, Granger and Hume in Allegany County; Genesee Recreation Program Closes In Andover ANDOVER — A rendition of "Where is Thumbkin?" won the title of "Miss Playground for 1969" for Vicki Carlson at the closing program of the Andover summer recreation program. Her runner-up was Julie Richmmond who did a hula dance. Second and third runners-up, respectively, were Sandy Horan, who sang, and Deana Dodge, who read a poem. '•: ;Each received a summer ^playground shirt and a bracelet with Vicki also awarded a crown and banner. Other children who received trophies for the top spots in the tournaments were: Mike Dibble, table tennis; Judy Bliss and David Dodge, tennis; Steve Dunham, golf; and David Dodge, archery. Steve Dibble and Julie Richmond were named boy and girl with the best attitude at the playground. The summer recreation program was jointly sponsored by the Village and Town of Andover and the State Youth Department. John Hughes was the director, assisted by Gail Bronson. Falls and Pike in Wyoming County. However, undaunted the School Board submitted a third budget on Aug. 7 identical to the second version, citing that the District could face an austerity budget if this too was defeated. However, voters again vetoed the budget by a vote of 390 to 356. Meeting with the Citizens Committee; the board has cut $25,695 by eliminating the teacher-aid positions and outlays for equipment, supplies and conference attendance. The new budget on which voters will pass judgment Thursday night totals $1,193,146 which is $15,609 higher than the school's past year's budget. This would call for a tax rate hike of $8.56 per $1,000 assessed valuation, or an average of $40.33. Whether the Fillmore District voters will approve the new budget, which still contains the believed to be high teachers' salaries but no longer has $19,940 for two buses, plus the $25,605 cut under expenses, is a matter of conjecture. If this budget is defeated, a source close to the school board said that x it might force the board the consider the six- school merger plan proposed earlier this year, but which later the Fillmore Board withdrew its support. But, this same cource stated, it could easily be that those who vote 'no' on its school budget, would also vote 'no' on any merger plan. John W. Rushford Man Cited In Minor Wellsville-based State Police charged a Rushford, N.Y., man with backing unsafely after a two-car accident Saturday evening on County Road 7B, one mile south of .County Road 7E, near Rushford. Vaclav Speta, 59, will appear before Town Justice Donald Haskins of Rushford. State Police said Speta was driving north on County Road 7B when his car stalled. After restarting it, he backed onto the highway and collided with a vehicle driven by Douglas A. Kellog, 20, of Franklinville, N.Y., the police said. Neither man was injured, according to Trooper D. G. Vespucci, who investigated the accident. GREENSBURG, Pa. Funeral services for Mrs. John W. (Ruth I.) Nobles, who died Saturday in Westmoreland Hospital, will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. in the Robert J. Kepple Funeral Home, 524 N. Main St., Greensburg, Pa., where friends may call this evening. The Rev. J. Milton Schaffer will officiate. Burial will be in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park. Mrs. Noble was an employe of the Quaker Dry Cleaning Co. and affiliated with the South Greensburg (Pa.) Methodist Church. She was born June 16, 1914 in South Greensburg, Pa., the daughter of the late William and Alice Albright Heckler. Surviving in addition to her widower, John W. Nobles, are a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Mary Jane) Slep of Wellsville and a grandson, Keith Alan Slep. A brother, Harry D. Heckler of Greensburg, Pa., and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Shugar and Mrs. Nora Leasure, both of Greensburg, Pa. and Mrs. Cora Gettemy of Weymouth, Mass., also survive. Archie L. Chapman FRIENDSHIP — Archie L. Chapman of the North Branch Road in Friendship died Sunday at the Cuba Memorial Hospital following a long illness. Mr. Chapman, a retired farmer, was born in Stannards Oct. 15, 1895, the son of the late Marcin and Elsie Amadon Chapman. Surviving in addition to his widow, the former Lena Hodge, are a step-son, Donald Hodge of Friendship, step-daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Ward of Scio, nine grandchildren, and one brother, George H. Chapman of Hornell. Friends may call from 7-9 this evening and 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. tomorrow at the Davis Funeral Home in Friendship where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. Erwin William, pastor of the Friendship Bible Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Friendship. resident of Friendship, died Saturday (Aug. 23) at the Corl Hospital in Urbana, 111. A native of Friendship, Mrs. Hodgman was born June 20, 1886, the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Renwick Flint. She is survived by a son, Donald Hodgman, and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. G. Curtis Conklin, pastor of the Cuba Presbyterian Church, Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home in Friendship. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Friendship. William cTeller Friendship Art Festival Dune Buggy Wreck Lists Top Award Winners Kills Rochester Girl William C. Teller, 202 Maple Ave., died early this morning in Jones Memorial Hospital following a month's illness. Born in New York City, March 2,1888, he was the son of the late Charles and Blanche Rexford Teller. A resident of Wellsville most of his life, he was a retired Sinclair Refinery employe and a member of the Christian Temple. Surviving in addition to his widow, the former Ara Straite, are four daughters, Mrs. Ralph Cleveland of Bradford, Pa.; Mrs. Dean Smith of Canisteo; and Mrs. Dorothy Ennis and Mrs. Thomas Bqstley of Wellsville; a son, Russell of Wellsville. and several grandchildren. Friends may call this evening from 7-9 and tomorrow from 2-4 and 7-9 in the west wing of the Embser Funeral Home where funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Paul Clark, pastor of the Christian Temple. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville. Kathleen Miller, also o"f Friendship, with her handiwork (elementary class); James Margeson of. Scio, with his painting (high school competition); Virginia Stevens, of Rochester, with her painting (adult class) and Leslie LeSuer of Friendship (Golden Age). The weatherman cooperated with ideal summer weather which brought a large crowd of spectators and contestants to the various events held during the two days. These included a pet parade, a barbecue, a greased pig contest, and an auction, as well as parade, all on Saturday; a flea market, sack races, pie-eating contest and scavenger hunt on Sunday. The presentation of the awards Sunday climaxed the two-day festival. trnplrc parrvincr ahniitROn trnnns ' Dennis Giacini with his trucks carrying about 800 troops basseit hound capt ured the top honor, '{Best in Show," in the Pet Show with Rex Para, second, showing a chihuahua; and Henry Mapes, third with his airedale. Matt Faulkner was first in the class of tiniest animals, Rex Para, second and Rosemary Madison, third. Gary Ritter won first place in the class of biggest FRIENDSHIP — Michael Fitzgerald of 13V& Elmwood Ave., Friendship, was presented a $50 check by Henry Macler of Macler Industries, Friendship, as the "outstanding" exhibitor at the third •annual two-day Art Festival in Island Park, Friendship, Saturday and Sunday. Trophy winners were: Show of Force Affirms Control Of Czechoslovakia PRAGUE (AP) — Demonstrating that the government is determined tostop anti-Soviet protests in Czechoslovakia, An 18-year-old Rochester girl was killed Saturday afternoon when she lost control of a homemade dune buggy and ran off Mead Hollow road near Bolivar. Wellsvillle-based State Police said Patricia L. Jones, 18, was pronounced dead at Jones Charles Moon WHITESVILLE — Mrs. Edith Carlin of Ulysses, Pa., was inadvertently left out by the funeral director as a survivor of the late Charles Moon. She was a sister of Mr. Moon, who died Wednesday (Aug. 20) in the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, in Coudersport, Pa. William U^ixford Friendship News Local Man Charged In One-Car Crash Bruce W. Martin, 27, 172 Madison Street, Wellsville, was cited early yesterday morning for failing to keep to the right side of the road after the car he was driving ran off Route 17, .7 of a mile west of County Road 9. Wellsville-based State Police said Martin, who was driving a car registered to Gary Bickford, 409 S. Main Street, Wellsville, failed to negotiate a slight curve to the right and ran off the north side of the road into a ditch at 1:30 a.m. yesterday. He was not injured. Martin is scheduled to appear before Town Justice Rollin Perkins of Scio. The accident was investigated by Trooper C. E. Gooch. APPOINT GUARD FRIENDSHIP — The Friendship Village Board appointed Ralph Wickwire to act as a school crossing guard at the Friendship Central School for the coming school year in a special session Friday night. Mr. Wickwire succeeds himself. The area of Austria is 32,374 square miles. High Falls Driver Hurt In Collision A High Falls, N.Y., man was slightly injured yesterday in a two-car accident on Route 17, 1.1 miles west of Streeterbrook Road in Genesee Township. Bruce W. Bockelmann, 21, suffered lacerations of the lips and right ankle, but was not hospitalized. Wellsville - based State Police said Bockelmann was driving east on Route 17 when a westbound car, driven by Evelyn Buchholz, 36, of Rew, Pa., pulled out to pass an unidentified car, failed to see the Bockelmann auto approaching, and struck it on the left front. The Buchholz woman was cited for interfering with safe operation. She will appear before Town Justice Arthur Pinney of Little Genesee. Trooper C. E. Gooch investigated the accident. Parents Crash BELMONT, N.C. (AP) — John Francis Huntenburg, 20, a freshman last year at Belmont Abbey College when he was hospitalized with leukemia, had asked before he died last Sunday that he be buried on the campus of the Catholic college. The Benedictine Fathers granted the request of the young man from Daytona Beach, Fla. He was buried Thursday, but his family could not attend the services because they were in an auto wreck in Georgia Wednesday while accompanying the body. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Huntenburg, and his sister and brother are in Screven County Hospital in Georgia after their car collided with another. WESTON, Conn. — Word has been received of the death of William U. Rixford Jr. of Lyons Plain Road, Weston, Conn. Aug. 20. Born in Wellsville Dec. 28, 1906, he was the abn of Mr. and Mrs. William Rixford. He attended Wellsville schools and was in the 1925 graduating class of Wellsville High School. Survivors include his widow, Arlene. Mrs.MiriamHodgman FRIENDSHIP — Mrs. Miriam F. Hodgman, a former rolled into Prague Sunday night. The troops closed two bridges and took up positions on the west bank of the Vltava River opposite downtown Prague. There were not as many soldiers as were brought into the city last week to control rioting on the first anniversary of the Soviet invasion. The arrival of the troops ap-, parently was staged to coincide with the end of a football game between two major Czechoslovak teams. The military maneuver kept the crowd of 3,000 from the neighborhood of the Communist party headquarters, which is between the two closed bridges. The crowd appeared quiet and no arrests were noted. Any disturbance in such a crowd would be grounds for arrest under severe new emergency laws promulgated after the violence last week on the first anniversary of the Soviet invasion. Witnesses said police set up a roadblock on a third bridge, stopping cars and searching some. Travelers said parts of the huge Czechoslovak military force that occupied Prague Wednesday and Thursday still were on the outskirts of the capital. Some sources said they would remain near Prague through today as part of an eight-day urban defense exercise in the anniversary period. Troop concentrations also were reported outside other major cities. Memorial Hospital shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday by Coroner J. Paul Reins of Belmont. She was taken to the hospital by the Bolivar ambulance service. Carmelo P. Gugliuzza, a passenger and the owner of the vehicle, was cited for allowing the operation of an unregistered and uninsured vehicle on a public highway. Gugliuzza, of 1 Linwood Place, Rochester, was uninjured. He will appear before Town Justice Robert Thompson of Bolivar. State Police said that the Jones girl, who was driving East on Mead Hollow Road .6 of a mile East of Horse Run Road, lost control of the dune buggy after passing an unidentified vehicle. Her car went off the south side of the road, fell over a 10-foot embankment, rolled over and came to rest on its top. The buggy's roll bar, designed to prevent injuries when an auto overturns, collapsed and broke the girl's neck. Trooper P. J. Gonska investigated the accident. animals, with Henry Mapes second; and Barbara Collins, third. Rex Para had the best trained animal, with Dennis Giacini and Jocine Faulkner, second and third respectively. Dennis Giacini had the best groomed animal with Jeff Hampshire, second and Grace Collins third. Carl Miller captured the top honors in the bike rodeo with James Dieter, second and Ga,ry Mascho, third. Gary Ritter won the sack race followed by Gary Mascho and Harris Reihle. Gary Mascho won the greased pig contest and was first in pie- eating competition with Marcy Ward, second and Garry Ritter, third. The team of Sue Hampshire and Dan Dieter was top winner in the scavenger hunt with Michelle Reihle and Kathy Hoshal, second team and Jack Skinner and Mike Reihle, third- place team. Lawrence Ward and Earl Jones were parade marshals. Mrs. Paul Kolisch. served as g|[neral7cha||man;|and Mrs. Lawrence Jj^ard headed the publicity comfm'l DAN RITTER Friendship Man Is High Honor Graduate at R.I.T. FRIENDSHIP — Dan Ritter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burton G. Ritter of 124 West Main St., Friendship, was graduated with highest honors and received his associate in applied science degree, mathematics, from the' Rochester Institute of Technology. j Mr. Ritter was also named to the Dean's List for the spring quarter at R.I.T., where he had attained a grade point average of 4.0. The Friendship man will return to R.I.T. in September, where he will matriculate in the Industrial engineering program toward his bachelor degree. He has been awarded a Rapidac Machine Corporation scholarship for the coming college year. Mr. Ritter has also been accepted by IBM Endicott as an industrial engineering cooperative student for the next three years. Minor Damage Done In Local Accident A two-car accident on S. Main Street in Wellsville Sunday night resulted in minor damage to both cars, but local police said there were no injuries and no citations were issued. A vehicle driven by Franklin Stebbins, 86 Jefferson Street, Wellsville, was stopped in traffic when an auto driven by Glenn Towner, 5 Frederick Place, Wellsville, backed into it, the police said, The accident was investigated by Patrolman Richard Lee. Wanted By Local Management Controller and Business Office Manager. Salary to five figures. Excellent" working conditions, good fringe benefits available. Reply Box 956 c/o this newspaper including bri«| resume. An equal opportunity Employer Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Locke and Su, and Mrs. William Locke and Melissa visited Mr. and Mrs. Gary Knolls and Miss Marcia Locke at Rochester Sunday, and, also visited Mr. and Mrs. William Schaaf at Nunda. The Rev. and Mrs. Ivan Matthewson and three daughters of Johnstown, Pa., were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Delazon Jordan. The Rev. Mr. Matthewson is a former minister of the Congregational Church of Friendship. Dean Named To Head Columbia NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Andrew W. Cordier, a former undersecretary at the United Nations, has been named the 15th president of Columbia University. Cordier, 68, who had been dean of Columbia's School of International Affairs, was named acting president last Aug. 23 after Dr. Grayson Kirk, plagued by student disorders, handed in his resignation. BOYS & GIRLS BACK-to-SCHOOL SHOES "Money Saved At Home Helps Your Community Grow" NOW YOUR MONEY CAN EARN A BIG Per Annum -~^^;^ al i^- LUondc^ofi Skoes Right, Made Right, Priced Right! 499 799 T TO I Today's younger set know style, and demand it. Mothers know value and insist on it... and Triangle knows how to please both. Shoes for young or, old ... all made with superb workman ship, durability and attention to fitting so important to growing feet and at real money-saving prices! 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