May 22 1969

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May 22 1969 - club of New Wienstein,.of Open of mat the the...
club of New Wienstein,.of Open of mat the the Lassie League Opens In Leominster Lassie League games, the W h . i t e Rebels downed the Jolly Green Giants, 15 to 5, the.Debonnaires tipped :he Meadowlarks, 7 to 3 and the Blue Angels won over the Red Devils, 22 'to 0.' The League held opening day ceremonies Sunday afternoon at the "Ronnie Bachand" Field, Twelfth Street. Mrs. Carl Celli, President of the League, conducted the. ceremonies to commence the fifth season of the League in Leominster.. The Little "J's" of the Joan etle ·Drill team led the parade down Mechanic Street from Seventh Street-to the field. ' Mayor Ralph Crossman was present at 'the opening ceremonies, ^he spoke to the-gathering and commended both Mrs. Celli, and Roger Boucher, Commissioner of the loop, for their great Work with the League. He a Lassie League field and has lopes of helping to acquire one. The National Anthem was sung by Mrs. Janet Paquette :he. start of the games. The ball- was . thrown by : .- Mayor Crossman, with State Representative Angelo Picucci at .bat; Other' guests in attendance were Al Maffei, former Leominster. Commissioner of Lassie League, Roger Boucher present commissioner. Members of the City Council who were present were,. Jack McLoughlin, president, Vern Brideau, councilor ward 2, James Malatos of 3, John Mahan of ward 4, Erdman; councilor at large. Members of the recreation commission present were Leon Wicker and Arthur Fournier. John Dolan supervisor of the elementary schools. also mentioned need . Haystack Calhoun, a wrestler. is; often .billed as the 625-pound Arkansas idol. r

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  1. Fitchburg Sentinel,
  2. 22 May 1969, Thu,
  3. Page 13

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  • May 22 1969

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