The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts on July 9, 1963 · Page 3
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North Adams, Massachusetts
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Tuesday, July 9, 1963
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TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 9, l<?63 Pittsfield Man Held for Try At Passing Pasted-Up $10 Bi THE NORTH ADAMS. MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT THREE A 23-year-old PiUsfield man ; caught in the acl of passing a bogus bill al Green Mountain Hacc Track in Pownal, VI. lasl night is slated for arraignment in Bennington Municipal Court late this afternoon. Andrew Frank Penczar was apprehended by Irack security !»• lice at about 9 p.m. when lie tried to pass a fake $10 bill al window No. 10 on the first floor level. Seller Spots Bill Maj. Ray Smith, nead of the track security force, said a quick- witted ticket seller spotted the phonv bill as Penczar attempted to niake a bet at the beginning of the third race. The ticket seller, not identified by track officials signaled to Ernest Wilcox, a security officer sla- Cuslom Finished SHIRTS WE DO OUR OWN LAUNDERING AND FINISHING Each shirt laundered to our customer's personal tasfe . . . with heavy, medium or light starching. Buttons sewed on ... No extra charge. Each 25 FREE PICKUP AND DELIVERY Minimum Order 2 Shirts TREET CLEANERS 157 River Street Dial MO 3-8304 [ionecl at Ilic pari-mutuel booths continue investigation of the case, who in (urn relayed tlie high sign to Officer George Royal. Royal, a former Williamstown police chief now working with the track security force, took Penczar into custody and police questioned the suspect for several hours late lust night before lie was taken to Bennington County Jail. Charged on 2 Counts A warrant signed by Stale's Ally. John H. Williams II charges Penczar with falsely making, altering, forging and uttering a ounterfeit nole. A second count alleges Penczar .raudulently united different parts of a bill to make another bank lote with intent lo pass them as genuine. Maj. Smith said Penczar at- Uempled lo pass a dollar bill which had been roughly altered to look like a $10 note. Pastes Corners The track security chief said the numerals 10 had been pasted :over the torn- corners on the front of the $1 bill but that the lettering al the bottom which denotes denomination of the note had not been changed. The bill had not been altered on the back, he said. Maj. Smith said Penczar was in possession of another altered $10 bill as well as about $19 in legitimate currency. The track official said lhal under questioning Penczar indicated he did not know where 'he bogus money came from. Si'crct Service Called Federal Secret Service men in Boston, alerted last night, were expected in Bennington today to Scheduled for arraignment in Bennington Court this morning Penczar was given opportunity to obtain counsel. Judge George Fienberg advised the suspect of his right to waive extradition until he could con lact an attorney. Penczar, in custody of court officials, was allowed to tele phone his lawyer in Pittsfield. Arrangements may be made later today to transfer the case to n Vermont attorney since members of the Massachusetts bar cannot practice in the neighboring slale. Officials said Penczar is ex pected lo tie arraigned about 4 Ihis afternoon. No Accomplice Track officials said today that as far as can be determined Penczar had no accomplice in his attempt to pass the fake hill. Penczar arrived in court today with a heavily bandaged right index finger, but track officials said Ihe injury had evidently happened at a previous date and! was not connecled with the epi-l sode lasl niglit. I Maj. Smith said as far as he knows this case is not tied in with other reports of bogus bill passing in St. Albans and Burlington. Two Eecnuge girls distributed counterfeit 510 hills in St. Albans stores last week and seven other fake bills have appeared in Bur- iington. According to police in St. Albans Die source of those bills lias been pinpointed in Montreal. Man Who Failed Twice at Suicide Asks Commitment River Street Fire Blamed On Children, Loaded Tube A fire behind a building at 177 River St. yeslerday afternoon was probably set by children using a six-inch piece of copper tubing dangerously stuffed with One secretary your wife can pick: Lord Buxton Pocket Secretary It's slim, smartly finished, shaped to lie flat in your breast pocket. With 6 separate compartments. For folding money. Snapshots. Charge plates. Credit cards. Business cards. Social Security card. Letters. Commutation ticket. Theatre tickets. Newspaper clippings. There's a window with an identification card for you to fill out, $5.00 oluslax.Anew LORD BUXTON TICKET HEADQUARTERS FOR Berkshire Playhouse, Williamstown Summer Theatre, Music Barn and Colonie Musical Theater. Aewel 34 Main Streef MO 3-7215 MEMBER OF AMERICAN GEM SOCIETY Closed Monday match heads, according to Fire Chief Arthur A. Girard. The blaze which caused no damage, burned a small section of a boarded window in a cement block garage behind the River Street Package Store, The Department of Public Safety will be notified of the suspected arson attempt if combined local Fire and Police Department efforts do not crack the case. Harry Salavantis, owner of the properly, discovered the half-inch pipe below the fire scene last night. Chief Girard observed that the tubing, closed off at one end, acts like a Roman candle if packed loosely with flammable or explosive material. He noted that many persons are killed or severely injured yearly with such instruments when explosions shatter the metal into shrapnel-liko fragments. Local authorities last month requested Lt, Detective Milo Brown of the fire marshal's office to investigate several arson attempts. LI. Brown, however, could not appear because of a crowded schedule. Two Area Boys Make Dean's List at Union Two area students at Union College, Schcnectady, N. Y., made the Dean's List for the spring grading period, Dean C. William Huntley announced today. They are Robert S. McKce, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel McKee of 111 N. Holden St.. a biology major, and Ronald R. Kncipfer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Kneip- for of II Spring St.. Adams, an electrical engineering major. Both are members of the sophomore class. Going Wrong Way Results in Fine Donald J. Whitman, 24, of Williamstown Rd., Hancock pleaded guilty and was fined $10 in Dis- Irict Court this morning for traveling in an illegal direction on a one-way street. He was slopped June 22 for di'iv- ing west from Phoenix Hill into West Main Street. ACCUSED IN PHONY BILL CASE — bed last night as he allegedly tried fo Andrew F. Penczar, 23, Pittsfield, crosses Bennington Municipal Courtroom after Judge George Feinberg, on bench had recessed his case today so he could get a lawyer. Penczar was nab- Mrs. Arthur Smith Funeral services for Mrs, Arthur L. Smith of North Pownal, Vt., the former Maude Sheldon, who died Sunday in Ihe Adams in-sing Home. Williamstown. were held al 2:M Ihis afternoon in Ihe A. C. Simmons Funeral Home, Adams. The Rev, Douglas Williams of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Pittsfield, officiated. He also conducted Ihe committal service at the grave. Bearers were Harold Hiser and Fenton McClintock of Pittsfield. and Benjamin Powell and Harold Arbour of North Pownal. Buria' was i anis. Charles Busl, 77, Former Area Contractor, Dies Hospital Work Charles A. Busl, 77, a long lime resident of ttlis area, died suddenly Friday at his residence, 753-1 Cenlennial Dr., E. E., Oxon Hill, Md., a suburb of Washington, D. C. The former area contractor had lived at Oxon Hill the past 15 years and bad done demolition work on Army buildings in (he Washington area. His last resi-jN. H. The 20-year-old prizefighter, unsuccessful in two weekend suicide ] attempts here, tias requested commitment to the Northampton! State Hospital, according to Berkshire County Sheriff John D. Courtney Jr. Robert W, Voghcl, 20, of 227 Ashliind St. will be examined in the County Jail this afternoon by a Piltsfield psychiatrist, Dr. Samuel Tarnower, Held in Jail Voghel has been held in ttiej County Jail since Saturday af-jj ternopn in lieu of $2,000 cash bail stemming from a local violation of probation charge. Sheriff Courtney expressed hope the 10-day commitment papers would be signed this afternoon. Both Voghcl and his relatives | a re ngrccablc to the commitment,' he said. I A local psychiatrist Dr. Earlej! 0. Brown Jr., declined to commit the boxer after the first of the suicide attempts this week-, end. lie explained that legal and medical definitions of insanity] differ and believes that Voghel', is legally sane. He added that a court-ordered 130 clay commitment would be simpler legally if commitment were warranted. Police saved Vogliel from death twice after his arrest Friday afternoon. Shortly after his apprehension Friday in Dr. Brown's Main Street office, where ho had gone on his own initiative, he slashed his left wrist twice with a concealed razor blade. The wounds required 12 stitches (o close. Saturday morning following his District Court appearance, Voghel tried to hang himself by knotting his undershirt. The probation violation charge is the aftermath of a brutal beat- Mrs. Agnes (Renton) Amell, 68, j ng suffered by his wife, Barbara, 23. who is a patient at the North pass a $1 bill altered to look like $10 at a Green Mountain Park pari-mutuel window in Pownal, Vt. [Transcript photo by Randolph Trabold.) Mrs. Louis Amell, Active in Church, of 41G Honghton St., Clarksburg, widow of Louis Amell, died at 10:.10 o'clock lasl evening at the Dover (N. H.) Hospital following a long illness. She had been staying for the past six moullis with her son and Adams Hospital, Bellevuc Cemetery, Ad William Varno Funeral services for dence in this area was on Cum- miugs Ave., Williamstown. He leaves his wife, Marie C. Busl; two children at home, Joan and Carl Busl, and eight other children, Mrs. Muriel Belleau of William'this city, F.arl L. ol Oxon Hill, Varno of East Rd., Adams, a Mrs. Dorothy Sweet of Pownal, World War II veteran who died|Vt., Charles W. of this city, Mrs. early Sunday at his home, were :ieid" at 0:30 this morning in the Ida Nelson of Marblehcad, Mrs. Elna Jeffers of Alameda, Calif., McBride Funeral Home, Adams.jwillard E. of this city, and Thorn- Bearers were Charles Busby|; (s E. Busl of Chatham, N. Y. and Salvatore Dasaco of North'He also leaves numerous grand- Adams, and Paul Clairmont, William Hanke, SISanley Slachura, and George Coope ol Adams. Burial was in Bellevue Cemetery, Adams. The Rev. Laurier L. L'A- fricain of Notre Dame Church, Legislature Acts 1»(13V &\f> Ill-JliVllC. Vi IV IS liUV DVJlt I1UV.1 _ «. I /* daughter-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. TA rnfl \PCCIfin Alexander R. Amell in Durham. I W LI IU JGOOIUII Eariy in August children and great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held yeslerday al the Lee Funeral Home in Oxon Hill. Private burial will follow cremation. Persons who wish may make Adams, officiated al a committal donations in Mr. Busl's memory service. to the Heart Fund, Herbert Mahar of Adams read; veterans' organization ritual! D Q,, C RllCr) 57 and he and William E. Eicliorn| IN "7 ' _' .. ' were flag folders. Mrs. Kathleen ^^Yj [j. Carlow, director of veterans' ser- A^:;; cs^s IK p°i' ceman . Dies casket to Mr. Varno's widow, the former Lillian Se!b. Co 606 ~ ^ Safe Believed Cracked by Pros Greenfield police believe out- of-town professionals cracked safe in the Sears. Roebuck & Co. store on Main St. there slur- ing the weekend and stole $800 and some merchandise, A pair of gloves and fabric marks are the only clues revealed. Police said there there was no forced entry and they believe the burglars had a dupticale key r>r picked lock. They cracked open the safe with lools borrowed from the slore slock But they missed an inner compartment that contained some $3,000 more. —Dr. John Marlin oul of lown July fi to ,11.—adv. THE FINEST MILK 77c GALLON CONTENTS Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Only NORWOOD'S IT'S PICNIC TIME! Polar Soda 5 qts. $1.10 All Flavors, No Deposit Bottles C&C Soda 12-oz. Cans lOc Norwood's Newest Bonnie Lass Frozen Cakes 69c Sold»n and Chocolate Fudge, I Ib. You Will Find Your Favorites in Norwood's Complete Line of Ice Cream, Sherbet and Novelties Roy Frederick Bush, 57. of She was born in Uiis city, a daughter of the lale Alexander and Jane Renton, and attended local schools. Her husband died in 19«. She was an active member of the First Methodist Church and IU Women's Society of Christian Service. She also w:i., a member of the North Adams Hospital Auxiliary, the Red Cross Gray Ladies of the Norlh Adams Hospital, Ihe Daughters of Scotia, and Naomi chapter, Order of Ihe Eastern Star. She leaves two sons. Dr. Amell, who is head of the chemistry department at the University of New Hampshire at Durham, and Louis Aniell Jr. of Three Rivers: four grandchildren; Ihrec sisters, Mrs. John Deans and Mi's. Howard Gleason of Clarksburg, and Mrs. O. Dixon Marshall of Williamstown; one brother, James Rmlon of this city; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held al 2 p.m., tomorrow, al the First Luce Rd., Williamstown, a native ' Methodist Church. Burial will be and long-time resident of Adams, in Ihe family tot in Southview Cc- (1IIIJ K7HK IIIUU 1 UJMH.-IJL .*. .11 ...I I.,.., died suddenly lale lasl evening at:" lclll >the Norlh Adams Hospital, where he had been a patient (he pasl week. A rcsiclcnl of Williamstown the pasl three years, he was a mem- There will be no calling hours. The family has requested that no flowers be senl. Donations in Mrs. Amcll's memory may be made to the Cancer Society or the First her of the Williams College p 0 lj c( .|Methodist Church. Force. He was born Aug. 10, 1005 a son of the late John and Ma garet (Bradsbaw) Bush. He attended Adams schools and worked for many years as a helper at the H. W. Clark Wholesale Co. < Tlic George W. Motyka & Son J.] I Funeral Home of Three Rivers,' with which her son. Louis, is af- BOSTON (AP)-Thc Massachu- sells Legislalure is opening windup drive today, in hopes lhat this year's session can be closed about the etid of the month. A target dale of the first week in August was set today at a meeting Gov. Endicott Peabody held wilh leaders of the two brandies, along with members of the important Ways and Means and Taxation committees. Also at the session were Commissioner of Administration William A. Waldron, and Budget Commissioner Edwin Hchert. The major problem facing the legislature are proposals for major salary increases for judges,] for stale officials and to? all other ', slale employes. Raises for the slale payroll, as proposed by Gov. Pca'oody's special salary committee could cost up lo $25 million. Any such expenditures will require new revenues lo finance Ihe added cost. There has been some study made , of a 2 cents a package increase in (he cigarette tax, now pegged al (i cents a package, and of up ping the gas lax from its prcsenlj 5'ir cents a gallon by a half cent or a full cent more. There still is a sales lax bill pending. Earlier in the year the Will \Ylllt-ll CIL1 AUU, l.'Jll S, I.} ill-j, • , , .,i J c ,1 I fihaled, i.s in charge of funeral c S'slnturc killed four other sales arrangements. and the Berkshire ConJ & Grain Mrs. Arthur Baker, ~~"" "Ut;i Stamford Native, 82 Co. He was a member of St. Patrick's Church, the Adams Lodge of Elks, and he Adams Turners, He leaves his wife, the former Corrinc LaMarre; three sons. Williamstown Patrolman Roy C. Bush, and Gerald and Ronald Bush of Adams; two daughters, Mrs. Arthur Baker, 82, formerly of Slamford, died Friday al her home in Campbell, Calif., ac cording to word received yesterday by her aunl, Mrs. Cora Fuller of Slamford. Mrs. Baker. Ihe former Mabe tax proposals. Mrs. Joseph Sadlow ami Mrs. 1 Bridges, wns born in Stamford Ronald Bard, both of Adams; 12;on Sept. 22, Illfi2, daughter of ^raudchildren; and five sislcrs, Mrs. Sadie Champagne, Mrs. Iva Cardinal, both of North Adams, rfrs. George Cross, Mrs. Sylvia lacclte, both of Adams, and Mrs. Florence Simoulon in California; •ind several nieces and nephews. Colling hours at (he Hopkins funeral Home, Willinmstown, will >e from 7 to f) p.m., today, and "rom 2 lo 4 and 7 lo !1 pm. lomor- 'ow. Funeral services will be held it fl a.m., Thursday, with a High Mass of Requiem in SI, Patrick's C!eorge and Rhoclena (Fuller) Bridges. She hart been making her home with a daughter, Mrs Jnli.i Wtiiteside, since the death of her husband. She leave? three oilier children in California and one in Kansas. Personal Paragraphs Mr. and Mrs. Grover Jones and family of Annhciin Calif., have, left Ic return home aflcr visiting here and in Williamslown, where they formerly resided. On the re- Jhurch. Burial will be in East-jlurn Irip they plan lo slop in Flor- awn Cemetery. ida to visit her sister. We Would Like To Help You! The *fr of commamorAtlon ii varied *nd subH*. We ihould lik« fo help you at we have haljMtJ Jo ma ny olS«n. Our pref«siion*l knowledge veil I correctly guide youf Come in and mak* your selection at your convenience . . . Evening and Sunday Appointment* Arranged Berkshire Monumental Works Opposite Southview Cemetery MO 3-9200 Going on vacation? DID YOU notify the police that your house is fo be vacant? DID YOU stop fhenews- papor and milk delivery? DID YOU arrange to have your mail forwarded? ' DID YOU check up on your insurance coverages? To really enjoy your vacation or trip, you wan} to bo sure that everything at home is safeguarded and that you are covered against the Jiai- ards o( travel. Let us chock your insurance to make sure that you have adequate protection against loss. FORD& MALCOLM AGENCY A. Eliiabeth Duffey, Prop. 103 Main Street Dial MO 3-8115 ore Thti ft ftit Fomoui N«mo ui'ubfi3 Waisl... for a *molJ«r woit', graater comfort NEMO SALE... ADJUSTABLE WAIST GIRDLES Reg. 12.50 8.95 A real value, because Nemo's famous ad- justable waist is such a wonderful girdle.. You'll love the way it fits, firms, really holds you in. Boned baiiste front and back. Average and short. Sizes: 28-40. Whit* and pink. SALE... FORMFIT'S FAMOUS SK1PPIES •..too 399 Skippisi, now in wonderful lycra, an all time favorite for control with all elastic comfort. Waist-nipping Z'/j" band, and flattening satin elastic panel. Whi's, Siz»«:S-M-L Boston Store's Main Floor. Shop feston Ster* Thursday 10 A. M. 'Ml 9 f. M. Othtr Weekdays 9:30 A. M. 'til 5:30 P. M. f

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