The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts on July 8, 1963 · Page 12
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North Adams, Massachusetts
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Monday, July 8, 1963
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TWF-l-VE THE NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS, TRANSCRIPT MONDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 8, (963 Cheshire Mrs. Stanley S. Tworig — Adams 743-15M Record Tax Rate Increase Sets This Year's Levy at $94 By JUDY Ttt'ORHl The tax rate for this year lias been set at $94, an increase of (JpenS TOF blX $15 over last year's levy, it was r anounced today by the Board of VVeeKS Assessors, after receiving approval of the rate from Ihe stale Division of Corporations and Taxation. The increase was declared lo be Hie biggest in the history of the town, and was attributed mainly to the fact that appropriations at this year's (own meeting, amounting to $437,119.94, exceed The Cheshire playground opened today for (he six-week program of supervised play arranged by Marsha Sauve and George Cons- soul e, . They have planned the following themes: The World Around Us for this week, which will feature a nature exhibit on Friday; Wild West Week, featuring a pa ed by $32,260.33 the total of $401,- r , |(|c; Mcn h] SpacC| also "fe n ui,.. 050.61 at last year's annual an<l[ ing a pa ,,. lde . American Pastimes, l*«ifn«I Mrs. George M. Rentier J-7350 Pownal Families Hosts to Six Fresh Air Guests For (be first time in many years Pownal residents are opening their homes to city children brought to the area by (lie New York Herald-Tribune Fresh Air Fund. Termed the Friendly Town program by the sponsors of the movement and headed locally by Mrs. Marcel A. Langlais, Pownnl has helped put Bennington Coun- ly over its quola of children invitee! inlo lite area. Beniiinglou County residents have itivited 102 children (his year as against 88, the previous high for the county. Pownal families who will he hosts to Fresh Air children (his year arc as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Whitlngham Mrs. Austin ¥, I'lutnb EMpIre 8-2337 Napping Children Unhurt When Bolt Sets Fire to Sofa Robin and Michael Russell, grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs, Leslie Russell, escaped unharmedj Mrs. Melvin Coe of Heartwell- when lightning struck the Russell ,ville has been' acting as corre- ' Mrs. J. Foster Collins GArficld 3-5398 Resumes News Duties Here Mrs. J. Foster Collins of 'North Hill, who was elected town representative last fall, has resumed her duties as Readsboro correspondent of the Transcript after having been attending the annual session of the Legislature at Montpclier since Jan. I. 7-f home B'riday during an electrical storm and set fire to a living room sofa where they were nap-' Mrs. Collins. during the absence of ping. The Marshall Sprague blaze was extinguished F e fed by Friends " "" ' Marshall Sprague of North Hi! quickly, with only minor dam-, age having been caused, The light | was the surprised honored guest bulb in Ihe dining room was al a slag parly held Saturday blown and in (he kitchen the cov- 1 "^ 1 »« ""<! "^ S °'" e W (SNOOPV! \5 COWS HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL.' BEETLE BAILY By Mort Wtlktf featuring a hobby exhibit; United Ztiron Ihisc of Pownnl Center, who area residents attendee. Hie pai'tj Nations Week, with a parade; and!.,,. ing the week. At the end of the Che children are slated to monwealth for charities and old age assistance. In setting the rale, only amounts up to (he amount actually received the prc six weeks, prizes will be awarded to those children who have ac- ulatcd the largest number of Week will rive at Bennington on Tuesday, July IS, at about 12:30 and will be met by (heir hosts at that time. Arrangements have been made by the- county committee to provide the guests and the children ot their hosls free tickets lo the ceremonies and presented severa skils before refreshments were iserved. Mr. and Mrs. Austin F. Plumb have received word of the birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs.I Gerald Reed of Laredo, Tex - Baptist Meet! TIio /'hrl/l IKJC Viofiii n nmarl T-^rn. • The child lias been named Tarn-, T d „ my Jean, and was born June: 16. tomorrow and part Mrs. Reed is the former Elsie , Wcdnes(lav but expects to ' leat made her two years other decrease receipt this is the interest figure of ,,,,.,, ,,„., rule will be in effect '. „ cause Ihe supervisors can not - . , , ... , Three 4_H Members against last years Iiguie of $a,- [ectivc , y carry out their programs! 370.03 a decrease of $4,985.03. ami care fo] . llie young at . the|LeaVe This decrease is because money time. The playground will Tll[ . ec n , cn ,bcrs of the Green for the new school construction; be supei . v j se d each day Monday j lc ,unlain 4-11 Club left yesterday was on deposit drawing ">teresl' throug]l Fl . iday f,- om 3:30 to 12|; 01 . a wcclt . s slay at the county while the construction was taking noon and from , lo ., :30 p.m. Inl.,. n c!ub Can]p bndawa in Sun- Place. ( [, e e ven t of rain, the program ( | cr |and. The junior camp is slat- The assessments to the town u-ill be postponed, from the cherry sheet as submitted to the town by the state are Mothers tO as follows with this year's fig- n ,. ,~ follow- Benefit Game ures first aid last year's fo ng: State audit of municipal ac-j T j, e Mothers Assn. will take counts, $1,074,68 and 51,173.00; part in a benefit game called, "A ed for this week, with the older 4-H members moving in next Sunday. Betty Ann Buck will be a coun- sellor in training, entering camp (his week. North Pownal juniors also enrolled for this week in- Personals the Baptist church membership classes Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. Bible study and prayer group will be held at 8, following the membership classes and all interested have been invited to attenc Visitors at the home of Mr.'cither or both meetings, and Mrs. Clarence Jillson ovcrj the holiday were Miss AHie Jill- i . ... D son of North Adams, Mr. and AlSO WOfl KOOSter Mrs. Wlifred Therrien and family) Miss Joann Williams, daughter of Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Robert of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Williams Jillson and family of Greenfield,jof North Adams, is also an own- aiul Mr. and Mrs. Anthony St. er of a bantam rooster which she stale parks and reservations, Laugh a Minute" tonight at 6 at elude Sharon Jelley and Claire $332,19 and $1,037.20; mosquito u lc Youngsters League field. AUJBisson, control, $872.06 and $851.90; state mo thcrs who have attended prac- 1 assessment system, $96.88 and^jce sessions have been requested: S1W.88; county tax, $8,455,85 and;to be at the field at 5:45. Si),839.44; and tuberculosis hos- proceeds from the game will be used for the construction of dug outs for the baseball field. Mrs. Stanley Wilk and Mrs. Robert 'Mongeon are co-chairmen for the pilai, $155.71 and $71.93. Estimated Receipts Estimated receipts and avail- ( Stanley able funds used this year "^f^ed by Clarence Get- against lest year s are as fol-i • , , h Zareki llm . lows; Income tax, $31,439,38 and '" in ™ c ' HS( John and $29,578.20; corporation taxes, $9,-;P • ]k fls calchers Jlrs . 598.29 and 58,398.29; old age tax, ' JKUt , er and Mrs . SUn icy Sl.:>35.65 and $1, O'Connor will be in charge of ,. lection of persotis and property, PJQC6 i S1IO and 5108.15; charities, $9,990 Robcrt B rown of Cliesliire was Miss Dorothy Anne Skripak, Paol of Slielburne Falls, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. George Tanner and family of Essex Junction, spent the holiday with his mother, Mrs. Raymond Poor. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Barr of Sherborn, Mass., are spending a few days at their home here. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Tower and children, George and Karen, of Monroe, and Mr. and Mrs. and $15,818,20; old age assistance, (1| . jver of l])e car 58,645 and $11,530.13; veteransj SDCOnd jn t he Berkshire Motor services, S805 and $436.0-1; school,[ Spol . ts club championship chal- $17,711 and .519,018,57; cemeteries, , e ra i lv Saturday. 51,495 and $1,282; interest, $335 Emest Mann of putsfielti was and $5,370.03; state assistance '°r! navig(Uor o f u, e cal -. It finished school construction, $17,857.04 and> thc 57 . n ,ii e run with 110 penalty C. Skripak Sr, r of Maple Avenue, Sraithtov/n, N. Y., and North Pownal, was married Saturday to Vernon DuBois Penner Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Penner of Scott Circle, White Plains. N. Y. The double-ring ceremony was performed in the First Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, with the Rev. Raymond Hastings Case of Falls Church, Va., officiating Mr. Case was formerly pastor of the Smithtown Presbyterian Church where he baptized and confirmed the bride. Mrs. War Ircn Dwight of Sayville, N. Y. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert George Veber of Rowe, Mass., lhat f " lislleti was the soloist. A garden rccep- 517,857.04; and farm animal excise $700 and $621.67. lion followed at the home of the bride's parents. firiile's Gown Miss Skripak, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a while organza gown with alencon lace and seed pearls at the low neckline. It was fashioned with short sleeves and a full train. Her veil was a mantilla of match poinls. In first place was the team of Edward Krawczyk of The amounts at Ihe annual and!Lenox and Richard Roussin of special town meetings appropriat-j pittsfield with 65 penalty points. ed Ihis year [or available fundsi'rhe rally started at the Pillsfield- totaled $4'l,458.56 against last 1 Lenox line on Rt. 20 with most , _ year's figure of $53,S28.« The :0 f Ihe distance over bac k roa^ca whitc large decrease is owing to the to the Stagecoach Hill, Stock-. , , ,..'.,._ _.__, fact that last year $15,000 was bridge. appropriated from f'-ce cash for: the purpose of reducing the lax LeOQUG Schedule rate. ! Tomorrow night at 6:30 Ihe Rod The tolal valuation this year; arid Gun Club team of the Young- used for selling the lax rate is'sters League will play against Lanes. S2.nn8.749 against last year's fig-|tho Lanesboro team in nrcs of S2,520,OG<I. The increase isjboro at (5:30. Wednesday night owing largely to the new con- j the Rod and Gun Club will play Gebhardt, an instructor in tin slruction in the (own during last J the Lions Club at 6:05 at the Ai] . jp orcc Academy, His usher: ing lace, as were her gloves. She white Bible with rose buds, slephanotis, and an orchid. Miss Virginia A. Stocker Pittsburgh. Pa., was maid honor, «ml Miss Renee Keegan of Smithtown was bridesmaid, Miss Cynthia Elizabeth Skripak, niece of the bride, was the flower girl. Mr. Penner was attended by his brotlier-in-law, Capt. Richard F. year and the completion of homes started the previous years. Around Town The American Legion Auxiliary will meet Wednesday nighl at 0:30 at the home of Mrs, Myles league field and on Friday al (5:30 Ihe Lions will play the Lanesboro team in Cheshire. Ptnvnnl Center Mrs. George M. Renner 3-7350 pierce of willow cove at Hoosac Nine 4-H Pioneers Lake. A covered-dish supper willj . -, be served prior to the business At LdlTIp meeting. Miss Dorothy Soja, Girls Slate delegate, will be guest at the meeting. Nine members of the Pownal were Edward Gentile, of Endicott, N. Y., Robert C. Skripak Jr., of Averill Park, N. Y., and Richard A. Skripak of Smithlown. The bride is an alumna of Skidmore College, where she majored in physical education and health. The summer preceding her senior year was spenl with the American Student Information Service in Europe. Tiie hridcgroom is a graduate The Selectmen will meet tonight at 7:30 in their office at!(he full two Ihe Town Hall. Pioneers arc spending a week al'of Deep Springs College in Cali- Camp Ondawa this summer, with fornia, Union College class of H senior member, Miss Linda 1 1962, and spent the last year on Zimmer. to be a counselor for a full scholarship to the Maxwell Personals Miss Lindlcc Ann Pierce, flaugh- ler of Mr. and Mrs. Myles Pierce iSchool of Citizenship at Syracuse Junior <i-H members entered: University, where he received his camp yesterday, with the teenage!master's degree in public admin' lo follow ncxt.istrntion. He has been appointed campers slated Sunday. las a Foreign Service officer of Willow Cove, lias returnedj Ware, Jennifer Rounds, .ludy and from a two-week visit in Concord'Jean Johnson, Judy LaBonte, Pownnl Pioneers at the carap|llie U.S. Stale Department in •ill include Mary Bnrdick, Gail'Washington, D. C. at the home of her aunt andiAlar. Stroliridge, Donald Arm-.ton, Va. uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Perry, strong and Craif; Heil. Mr. and Mrs, .Stanley Tworig Following n short trip, the couple will be al home in Arling- and family of Richmond St, left today for a week nt Melvin Village, N.H., on Lake Winnipcsnu- kec. In the ab.seni rig. Trancript correspondent, news ilcms may be given lo Mrs, Arthur Webb of North St. COMMUNITY DRIVE, N Lait Showing Tonight Robert Proflon » Sh'irloy Jones "THE MUSIC MAN" Coming Tuos., Wod. and Thurs. Frank Sinat™ - Doan Maitin "SERGEANTS 3" Alio Bfng Croib/ - Dorothy [.Amour Bob Hopo 'ROAD TO HO^G KONG' Return From Camp Thirteen members of Boy Scout aKe wmmpcsmt- Troop ,, 7 rctumC(1 home ycstcr- cc of Mrs. Two- (iay f| . om „ wc( , k nt ( i, 0 F! oy Seoul Camp Sunrise near Orwell. Regular meetings of the Seoul troop will be resumed for the rest of the summer. ^Useful Coffee Break Tampa, Fla. i Teachers at Henry Grady Elementary School I take a co'fce break before their ! workday Ixgins, and profit from 'it. '. Each morning from H:ir> to fl:2,i, the teachers meet for coffee and c nversation.. "We go over any now paper work that comes acro.s.s thr desk, we discuss lesling and problems and it givc.s the teachers a chance to exchange ideas and other opinions related to their work," says Principal W. E. Hall. "Tiie rr.sulls arc In the Hospital Leonard Dnval is a patient In the Albany, N. Y., Veterans' Hospital \vlierc he is being treated for a back injury. Birth Mr. mid Mrs. Lclaml Burdick are the parcnls of a sou born at Pnlnam Memorial Hospital in Bcnninglon over Ihe weekend. Personals Mr. and Mrs. William Haag and family of Schencclndy, N. Y., called on friends and relatives over the weekend, Mr. and Mrs. Primn Degree of Messina, N. Y., have been the of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard and llicir family for the past few days. Mrs. Frank Harris lias returned lomr from Puluarn Memorial Hospital in Bi.'nniii,:l<! wns undergoing Ircntp'i I whcre'she nt, visited Mr. and Mrs. Perley Car- rulh on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. David Schel spent Friday and Saturday wilh his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Philip Schell in Schcnectady, N. Y. Teresa PUib and Jean Jillson are assisting Mr. and Mrs. David Schelt with Vacation Bible School classes al (he Halifax Community Church. Mrs. Alyce S, Gales EMpire 8-2892 Personals Mrs. Myrtle Winlher of Greenfield, Mass., returned to her home Saturday after a few days' visit al the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr., and Mrs, Frank Gubold. Floyd Gales and Illene Estey of Orange, Mass., were supper guests Friday night at Ihe home of his father, Clinton Gales. Mrs. Maude Russell of Slough- ton, Mass., is spending a lew days al the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Dary. She is Mrs. Dary's aunt. Mr. and Mrs, Stanley Page of Springfield, Muss., spent the holiday weekend at (heir summer home here in Ihe village. Jeffrey and Laura Sue Putnam, children of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Putnam, have returned to the home of • their parcnls aflcr spending several days with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Furlon Sr., Mass. at Monroe Bridge, caught in town Fourth of July morning. Her name was omitted from Ihe list of winners through oversight. Personals Holiday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Berard were Mr, and Mrs. Harold Lowe of North Adams, Mass., and Charles Palmer and daughter o! Millinocket, Maine. Mr. and Mrs. Halbert Baker and daughter, Betsy Lou, and a friend, William Craig, all of Riverside, N. J., were at the Baker Camp, Mnltee Manor, on South Hill this past weekend. Mr. and Mrs. William Gelinas of Hartford, Conn., spent the weekend at their camp on South Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Baker and four children, who have just completed a tour of United States before he assumes his new posi- with the Anaconda Co. in Tucson, Ariz., are now settled in Tuc son. During their tour, the Bakers visited Mr. Baker's stepfather and inolher, Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Yorke of East Main St. It was the first ime in five years these two fam ilies had been together at one one time. Baker, who was formerly employed as a geologist for American Metal? in Leadville, Colo., has taken a similar position with Anaconda. Good Horse Medicine SKELTON-ON-URE, England I/R_A dying thoroughbred has been rejuvenated into a champion steeplechaser by the local village shopkeeper, who kept the horse on a strict diet of danrte ion stew and Ihe fluid drained off in cooking Ihe weed. "Candy" —now eight years old—was a liv ing skeleton as a three-year-old, had been given up by mystified veterinarians, and was taken in by Bill Jones, the sympathelic shopkeeper, only lo give him a good home. Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1. Standard 4. Our mutual uncle 7. GocI of tli under 11. Restrain by fear 13. Warrior 14. Of the heal- Ing art 15. Passage out 16. Hlgli school dance 17.1'lantorgan 18. Kaglcslone 22. Ship's boat 24. Male .turkey 27, Cuckooninl 28. Edible TOOL 29. Bib. lion 30. Howling monkey 31. Bird's beak 32. Impede 33. Silly 35. Of great stature SiT.Kaily alphabetic character 41, Pood staple 42. Household gods 45. Depretslor 46. Howl 47. Unlu 48. Loop and knot SOLUTION OF SATURDAY'S PUZZLE 49. Thai girl DOWN 1. Pageantry 2. Assert 3. Fix over 4. Pouch 5. Milkflsh 6. Honey n 2> 7. Bib. pronoun 8. Six-sided plane figure 9. Minute opening 10. Conuptlon 12. Congealed water 17. Citrus Emit 19. Dr.ividlan language 20. Smooth Zl.Koodflsh 23. dinner 24. Headpiece 25. Formal ipeech 2C. Marvel 34. Of an epoch 36. Dregs 38. MorniRti Slate 39. Cr, musical tenu 40. Danish welglil* 41. Or. letter 42.1'lnce 43. Anything likli down 7-8 H& SOT STUCK Ol A "HO" AMP CAN'T "HUM'/ POSO— By Walt Kelly UNINPENTIPRIEP OfJtCK? PON'T VA CUBAN Yee GLASSES ?-THBjee's A 6AWMt SPECKLE BLONDIE— By Chick Young ir MY FAVORITE ]H NO IT ISN'T" DISH IS CHICKEN <( ITS MACAIWNI AND DUMPLINSS 'CHEESE I GUESS THAT5 THE SLJF?PR;SE-, r ALWAYS- THOUGHT M ^ FAVORITE WASJ TERRY— By George Wundt! BUCKY, K> yOU SUPPOSED IrtAT FELIA MEANS US? J AT THEUNITEP STATES AIR FORCE AWPEMV THE NEW FOURTH CLASSMEN ARE PKOCESSEP , ANP SWORfJ IT 50UNP5 LIKE FUN, FELLA, 5UT SINCE AM5TER/PUU. IN VWR FLAPS' DIXIE DUGAN — Beyond the Door By McEvoy and Stribei FROM HER VANTAGE POINT DN THE P60F, DIXIE SAW A CHASE GOING ON, AND SHE THOUGHT A MYSTERIOUS FIGURE SLIPPED I/-ITO 7HE SUMMCK HOUSE THIS MUST BE THE } WAY TO THE GAKPIH I'M SURE SSAW SOMEONE DOWN TIICRE- THfc JACKSON TWINS— By Dick Brook) BUT THEWAV^CU DO THS TWIST SHOULD MAkTE ~-fOU ALL GOOD Sk-IEPS WE'LL MISS OUR ONE VvOMAN S<ITEAM,UET^L? AND -OU STILL HAVE THE TWINS FOR AVWTER SMING TEAM .' I HEABTHEyABE EVEN GOJM3 TO BE FWD I'OK IT ! DON'T 9£ TOO EIJCE .' THE TEKWIT6S WE HAVE FOR AQE1 HAVE us ON WITHHOLDING ALCEADY NANCY— By Erni.BuhmilUr TRUDY Jerry Marcu YOU'VE JUST GOT A SUSPICIOUS MIND ( HEV —WHAT V ARE YOU UP TO ? "Tint's okay, Trudy — I qutsi moit women have fheir 'The A heck with houtswork" days, once in a while."

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