The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts on July 9, 1963 · Page 2
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North Adams, Massachusetts
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Tuesday, July 9, 1963
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TWO THE NORTH ADAMS. MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 9. I9&J "Happy Feb. 9" Sub-Freeze on Greylbck Buf Warmer (46) in Cify "Happy Feb. 9," was U. S. Weatherman George J. Bulgarelli's comment today on the unseasonable cold. A little far fetched? About all that can be said in defense of the Pittsfield predictor's remark is that he lias as much right to gripe about the weather as anyone eke —and it was 24 degrees on Mt. Greylock early this morning. By noon the temperature was still around freeping on the stale's PLANNING TO INVEST? • WHY NOT TALK OVER YOUR NEEDS WITH US? Full Trm* Profturoni! Stmc* Donald L. LaFrancc WALTER DEL DOTTO I CO. 41 GROVE ST., ADAMS DIAL 743-2314 INDIVIDUAL SECURITIES AND MUTUAL FUNDS highest peak. It wa* cold enough to snow but didn't. North Adams was cool but con siderably warmer than the moun tain. Its official overnight low at City Hall was 46 and it had warmed up to 52 by 8 a.m. Readings in outlying areas were somewhat lower. The high yesterday was 78. Mr. Bulgarelli forecasts: par tial cloudiness this afternoon, clearing tonight with an overnight low near 40, sunny and a little warmer tomorrow; little change Thursday. (ny Ilic Aatoctatct Preit) Cold Wide-Spread Record cold for July covered the northern states from Minnesota to New England today, bring ing scattered frost and spots of light freeze to a lection that a week ago swellered in the hijh 90s, Kane, commonly called Ihe ice the coldest spot* this morning. Us temperature fell lo 90 degrees, the fourth reading in Uie 30s within a week for the community of 5,300 population. Another freeze, at 31, was recorded at Whiteface Mountain in Ihe Adirondack*. There were 33s at Bradford and Emporium, Pa., 134 at Araade in southwestern New "Hi Jinx," Style for July SUMMER DAYS .. Mean carefree living and * new HI JINX Permanent Wave it both carefree and comfortable. . , , Add color highlights for glamour and your Summer will be carefree. We Are Air-Conditioned For Your Comfort. EMILY'S BEAUTY SALON 20 Ashland Street MO 3-5420 York and 35 at Oneonta in south central New York. Record Iowa for the date, all in Ihe 4te, were set at Albany and Rochester, N.Y.; Worcester, Mass.; Burlington, VI.; Pitta- burgh; Akron and Columbus, Ohio and Flint and Lansing, Mich. New York City, where the tern perature mounted to W one week ago, shivered in a record «ool 54 degrees this morning The New England chill came along with drought breaking rain Streets and cellars in several Greater Boston communities were Hooded by heavy downpours in electrical storms Monday night after a month-long dry spell. Lightning damaged the steeple of the no-year-old Annisquam village church in Gloucester, Mass. Temperatures again were in the 70s and 80s in the Gulf lUtes into the southern Atlantic slates. They were in Ihe Ms in most other areas in the eastern half of the country. Cloudy skies, with scattered showers and thunderstorms, cov ered most areas from the south Atlantic stales through the Gull states and in New England. One box of Pennsylvania, was one of of the heaviest rains, nearly two nches, fell in Charleston, S.D., in a six-hour period. Weather in (he western half of the country ahowed only minor changes from Ihe past several days. Skies were generally clear in California and Nevada and partly cloudy In most other sec- lions. Light rain fell along coastal areaa of Washington and thundershowers were reported in Ihe Rockies. It was a little cooler in the nortliern Rockies but fairly warm weather prevailed in moat other sections. District Attorney's Assistant Favored The Senate Ways and Means Committee yesterday gave a favorable report to a bill lo give for the a second Franklin the district attorney Northwestern District assistant. The district covers and Hampshire Counties. Sanford Keedy of Amherst in the present district attorney. His one assistant is Oscar Grife of Northamp- / lortk ern rea ire M Ilew A Report* of ftnerml interest to retUtntt a) th* Northern Berkihirt Community Second Inspection Army Engineers Re-Check Buildings for Shelter Use Army engineers are in Wil- iamstown today, and will come x> North Adams Thursday. In win communities they are expected to re-examine buildings isted is fallout thelleri. The reason for Ihe inspection of the buildings was not immediate- y known. But North Adams Civil Defense Director Chalmer F. Rose .peculated that they were not entirely latisfied with the survey work done earlier by college students. : Need* Permlssiea j Col. Arthur Shoupe, an assistant, director of Civil Defense in thi region, was scheduled to be in North Adams yesterday to seek permission from Ihe owners I use 21 buildings as shelters. However, a death in his fam ily prevented his coming. He i now expected to arrive next Mon, day with a five-man crew, hop ing to get Ihe required leases in one day. Owners can refuse for a va riety of reasons, including Ih need of the shelter area for slor age space, and opposition to Ihe shelter program on moral or re ligious grounds. Court Order Blocks Savoy Action on Chapt. 90 Shift A special town meeting at Sa-|Zradi, and Norman Bates—who oy last night, intended to give have started equity proceedings oters a chance to indicate wh ber or not they approved ersion of Chapter 90 funds fro ne road job to another, ra ieadon into a preliminary injun ion restraining the meeting fro cting on the issue. I? Petitioner! The temporary order was issue< y Chief Justice G. Joseph Taur f the Superior Court at the b est of 12 petitioners—Theodor ,ertrude and Mildred Lagowsk sadore and Sophie Lenslci, Georg nd Florence Maynard, Edwsr nd Eugenie Harrington, Soph .\v.\ New Change In Law Increases Deposit Limit On Your Savings! pFFECTIVE today, statutory limit for deposits in single, joint, trustee or fiduciary accounts has bean increased to $30,000.00 exclusive of «ny accumulated dividends. Dividends may accumulate en such accounts without any limit. Start your account today and sav* each week 10 you will ba ready with the ceih for your family's future needs. Remember . . . Your Account Grew* Patter tn Our lank Become Interest It Paid and Compounded Quarterly. Money Depoiited en or Before the I Oth Will Draw IrvUrtif From July lit. Latest Dividend Compounded Quarterly NORTH ADAMS HOOSAC SAVINGS BANK Now Under On* Roof • • - On the Sunny Sid* of the Street 93 MAIN STREET NORTH ADAMS against the town in a effort to prevent use of a Chapter 90 ap propriation elsewhere than Center Road in Savoy. The controversy had been rais ed when Selectman Adolph La gowski complained that his col leagues, Chairman Clinton Tillon and Samuel Davis, had diverted the annual town meeting appropriation of $2,500 to work on the so-called Adams Road. Mr. Til ton's explanation then was tha the transfer had (he approval o the state Public Works Depart ment and that the work was ne cessary to provide access for heavy equipment to the site where the Western Union Com pany plans a relay tower. The bounty Commissioners, however agreed with Mr Lagowski that the diversion was illegal, whereupon the special m'eeling was called to give the voters a chance to register their opinions. The temporary restraining or der stated that a hearing on the injunction will be held at Suffolk County Courthouse in Bos- ion on Monday, July 15, at 3:30 a. m., and that the return date 'or the bill in equity will be Sept. 2, The petitioners are rep resented by Ally. Andrew J. Dilk of Adams. "It seems as though we must defend our integrity," said the own clerk, Mrs. Catherine Hastins, after Moderator Jeddie P, Brooks read the restraining order o the 49 voters at the outset of he meeting. Unable to take direct action on the article in the warrant, the meeting voted to able the question until Monday, July 22, at 8 p. m. when another ,pecial called. town meeting will be Mr. Tilton said last night that he County Commissioners had ndicated they would not object lo the shift of funds if approval were obtained at a special town meeting. He said the work on ienter Road, for which the funds originally were allotted, was not mmediately imperative, but that » $10,000 investment to improve Adams Koad coutd bring an annual tax relief of $3,500 because of the revenue lhat would accrue 'rom the $100,000 relay lower. Mrs. Lillian Barber, town treas. irer', also said that fund trans- 'ers have been made for years She noted lhat in 1%2 the sum of 1900 was switched from work on Black Brook Koad lo Center Road and thai, on another occasion, ;i,700 was Iransferred from Chaper 81 funds. Previously, Mrs. Barber said it had been just a matter of town officials reaching agreement. The only other business before he meeting was a request for an appropriation of $700 for the town mildings account, which was au- horized quickly. McNulty Will Allowed The will of William McNulty of torth Adams was allowed today n Probate Court. There is real estate of $5,000 and personal properly of $500 to be divided among members of the family. Hub Case Defendant Admits He Signed Check for Paper BOSTON (AP)—Consulting engineer Francis W. Kiernan, who denied ever ordering letterhead stationery from a Boston printing company, conceded today under cross examination the check for Ihe work was signed by him. Klernan's admission came un der cross examination by Asst Atty. Gen, Ga«l Mahony. He is one of three defendants in the Boston Common underground gar age case. In earlier testimony Kiernan contended he never ordered the stationery and didn't know who did. Mrs. Laura O'Briui, owner of the printing shop, testified the letterhead stationery carrying the name of Muzzilto & Tizian, was printed in her simp in August 1960. Yesterday Kiernan toW the jury he paid some $105,000 in MPA funds to Sylvan Tizian, president of Muzzillo & Tizian, a New York engineering firm. Today Kiernan was unable to produce any covering letter accompanying the first four payments he billed the authority. Tizian testified early in the trial, now in its sixth week, that his firm did no work on the construction of the $9.6 million parking facility and received no money from Hit parking author- ily. On trial on charges of conspiracy and larceny of $344,468 from the parking authority are Kier- date.1 in August or September Hperimenl thai didn't w6rk." the 1964 season. nan, Joseph Monahan Jr., vice chairman of the authority, and Herman Carp, authority gen eral manager. Under questioning by his allor ey, Matthew L. McGrath, Kier nan testified he paid the $195,090 to Tiaian in 15 or 16 payments all in cash. He said Tizian asked for the money in cash because he sale Muzzillo was about to retire am Tizian thought checks made ou to Muzzillo & Tizian would coni plicate the bookkeeping. Kieman said Tizian instruclet him to open two bank account, at the Everett National Bank, one in the name of Muzzillo i Tizian the other under International En gineers. Kiernan said Tizian toU lim the two accounts were to protect the engineering firm fron Wisible attachment of its assets Kieman also told of three occa sions when Tizian gave him money for contributions to Massachu setts political figures who were not named. McGrath concluded presentation of Kiernan's defense by call- ng Spencer Thompson, project manager for Foundation Co. o! New York, which built the garage. Thompson testified Kieman was 'requently at the job site inspect- ng and discussing the work. The slate has contended Kiernan did no work on the project. Kiernan has endeavored to show he frequently did work on he project and earlier yesterday eslified he saved the parking uthorily $150,000 by not allowing Foundation Co., an extra ITS days in which to complete the ob. Strike Threatened Against GE Plant n Syracuse, N.Y. SYRACUSE WV-An electrical workers union official yesterday raised the threat of a local strike against the General Electric Co even as preparations were under cay for national contract talks between the company and union John Stanley, business agent or Local 320, Internationl Union of Electrical Workers, AFL-CIO, said a strike vote soon will be aken here because of what he said was "the company's refusal o sign « satisfactory local supplement and its refusal to re- iolve the grievances of its em- >loyes." Stanley told a reporter that Local 320, which has staged a series of walkouts against GE may also vote for a nationwide UE strike against the company. No date was set for the vole. n the meantime, Stanley said, efforts will be made to resolve he local differences "peace- Racing At Fair County Fair Faces Loss; To Ask Fall Dates in '64 The six-day pari mutuel meet beat officials can hop* at the Berkshire County Fair in'break even." Hancock which closed Saturday is expected to show a deficit, officials say, ind they will seek "Dldn'l Werk" He called July racing at the Berkshire Downs track "an ex- up in the red and thai the $1,000 First Prize Won at Rochester By Interstatesmen The Inlerstatesmen Drum and Bugle Corps scored its third straight victory and added another $1,000 to its treasury when it look first place in a contest at Rochester, N, Y., Saturday night. To win the $1,000 lop award, the corps composed of Berkshire County and Repsselaer County (N. Y.) members, led the second- place Syracuse (N. Y.) Brigadiers oy 4',i points. The Crusaders ol Irondequoit, N. Y., were third and the Royalaires, Canadian national champions, were fourth. This coming Saturday night the Interstatesmen will compete i>V Memorial Stadium at Baltimore, Wd. A Berkshire County group las chartered a bus to accompany the corps to Hie meet, leaving al midnight, Friday, remaining overnight in Baltimore Saturday and returning Sunday. t week after the Fair or the week before the Northampton Fair." The Northampton Fair traditionally runs the first week In September and is followed by the Barrjngton Fair ui Great Bart rington. The Berkshire Fair handle for the six day season that ended last Saturday was $925,371 or a daily average of $154,228. Mr. Sweeney said the fair's share of this handle is roughly $100,000. The average daily handle of Hancock Raceway last September-October, 24. days, was $297,000. The Berkshire County Fair, giv. en racing dates this year for the first time, was granted six days splitting Hancock Raceway's 24 days. j —Dr. John Martin out of town July 6 to 31,-adv. Helps You Overcome FALSE TEETH Looseness and Worry No longer b« nnnoy«d or feel !!)-•*• ease because of loos*, wobbly faiw teeth. 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