Berkshire Eagle 7 Aug 1965

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Berkshire Eagle 7 Aug 1965 - Raging Fire Levels Former Home Of CmmtI T Da y...
Raging Fire Levels Former Home Of CmmtI T Da y Schooi m raids on North Viet Nam and Responding to Kosygin's toast the withdrawal of American the non - aligned King agreed troops from South Viet Nam. the Vietnamese situation "is of Reaffirming Soviet aid to Ha- concern to all countries" but noi, Kosygin pledged, "We shall refrained from criticizing the continue and develop our coop- United States, eration with the Vietnamese friends d i r e c t e d toward LENOX -- A roaring fire that abandoned efforts to save the they appeared to have started in broke out shortly before 10:30 75-year-old structure, which had the rear of the cellar and gone last night destroyed the former been built by George Morgan, up partitions, coming up through Country Day School brother of J P.-Morgan, and the roof. indus- buQdin[T at m Walker St. in the which contained 14 rooms. It raise ° f Lenox was 3 t/ 2 stor i e s high. hour. _, ,. _,. _ . . Fire Department, Nearby Property Doused Brawny Girl Wanted HUCKNALL, England (UPI) He estimated that they were --Wanted: A model with big bi- 50 feet in the air at the fire's ceps. height. A local farm machinery firm, Officials said that three pieces looking for a girl to advertise Boiidy In Light-Plane LENOX -- A four-passenger . . . Bounded soon after 10~30 .rjieuieii uiun tuin-cuncn-cu uu ui apyareuus weie at uie AUCUC, ua piouui-ia, oaa an muo^ wnu * H/CI v^ntiuivcc ijj ".Tv: ]p V mn e high int o wetting down surrounding .land and two pieces from New Lenox have applied have been rejected loted by the headmaster of cupan t sustained only '""""" "if .r, \,JL h * t _ OT ^ and buildings to keep the fire were at the Central Station on a because they looked "too frag- sor Mountain School, crashed head Firemen then concentrated on of apparatus were at the scene, its products, says all those who Piper Cherokee 235 ptfinu Hnwn siirrmmdinp land onrl tu.-n ninnpc frnm NPW Tjnnv hav« annlipH havo hfpn rpiprtpH Inted hv thp. hparimasfpr the skv from the northeast part illlu "««""'63 i " »«· -"·* * iis: - weie u me itiiuai outrun uu * u^auac mcj iuun.^u iuu n» s - oui j.»uum.aiu uvuuvn, i-iaamju ea laceration; an 18- of t h p f r a m p huildinEr from spreading. standby basis. ile and delicate to be at home behind the state Department of ever, was declared a total loss. of the frame building. TV*. Lenox police said that all Joseph C. Pope of 548 Pitts- ava ji a bi e apparatus and volu'n- rate of field Road, Lenox, had bought lecrs wcrc at the sccne . A guest the house from the school only at Hampton Terrace, a tourist last month, ^bul Uie^Pope family h o m c ncxt door to t he burning *""""^ '" building, said that residents the Fire Levels Continued on Page 11 ·with a cultivator or grass cut- Public Works building off ter." 7 yesterday afternoon after de- sup- had not yet moved in. bcnc- Within 45 minutes of there discovered the fire and firemen put in the original call to. the Fire Department. ' Officials indicated that men would be at the scene all night to protect adjacent property from flying sparks. Mrs. Greta Stack, owner of Hampton Terrace, said the the accusations were made, but flames at the height of the fire Partners of Cheating ruling was not made public were as high as the tallest trees in was der way in Chicago. the Execu- World team, team and one in American were the Ameri- said until now. and flying sparks endangered The American Contract nearby homes. She said that Bridge League's 10-day summer guests had packed up and left national championships are un- the premises for fear the fire ·would spread. Some Equipment Left The school itself moved its entire operation to its present location at the -Brook Farm property in Stockbridge for the 1964 and 1965 school year, but neighbors said that some school equipment remained in the building in Lenox. The present school is located on properly formerly owned by the family of the late Canon Anson Phelps Stokes. As of 12:15 last night, no injuries injuries from the blaze had been reported. An ambulance was standing by. No report had yet been issued on the cause of the fire. An eyewitness who requested that his name not be used said the flames apparently had received received a "good head start" .before .before being discovered. He said Baseball LEGION Xorthboro 6, Williamsto\vn 0 Arlington 8, Wellcsley 5 EL PittsficW 1, Springfield 8 (First Game) Springfield 7, Pittsfield 4 (Second Game) Elmira 9, Williamsport 5 York 6, Reading 5 NL Chicago 4, New York 3 Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 0 Milwaukee 8, Houston 4 AL Chicago II, Cleveland 5 Detroit 4, New York 1 Inning) nil!:iIllllM[||||||||imilllillllinil!illllllllll!llll]llllllll]]!!IIIHIIIll[MII1!IIIIIHIII[lllll!llliiill]|[|IHlliii]!lllllil|] Chaffee SPECTACULAR FLAMES burned llic the former Berkshire Country Day building for more than two hours last night. The 14-room house was a complete

Clipped from The Berkshire Eagle07 Aug 1965, SatPage 1

The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Massachusetts)07 Aug 1965, SatPage 1
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