The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts on July 15, 1963 · Page 5
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The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts · Page 5

North Adams, Massachusetts
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Monday, July 15, 1963
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MONDAY AFTERNOON, LY 15, 1963 THE NORTH ADAMS. MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT HVE Valedictory Dr. Taylor Gives Views On Taxes, Teachers, Schools In one of his us President oi last actions as the Massachusetts of the Massachusetts Assn. of School Superintendents, Dr. Robert N. Taylor of North Adams outlines thus group's position on —"There are too many disruptive influences encroaching upon pupil and teacher lime in our schools." Among these disruptive influences are the absence of teachers or students from classes dismplive influences in education, for conventions, workshop!!, ath- teachers' salaries and property taxes. Dr. Taylor, In News teller, the official journal of (he Massachusetts Assn. of School Committees, comments: —The tax burden on pro|»rty owners in Massachusetts is too high and the should shoulder Commonwealth much more" of the cost of education than it does. —Teachers and administrators should be paid under a ratio system that rewards seniority and advanced education with higher salaries. "Salary schedules em- bodyitig ideal ratio factors should include increments sufficient to double the beginning salary wilh- in 10 years, followed by continued salary advances." —To pi"omote high professional standards among teachers, they should be required to graduate from accredited colleges. Salary increasing courses should also be taken only at accredited institutions. FOR YEAR-AFTER-YEAR PERFORMANCE $tt - tvt - me ROOF VP MOWER SK tT NOW AT Lawmnower Sales-Service 293 Ashland Street Dial MO 3-9012 letics, music activilies, etc. —The suiierinlcndcnl's group endorses higher standards in training potential school superintendents. It feels there should be continuous in-service training for practicing superintendents. It also feels the certification requirements of superintendents and assistant superintendents should be raised. Dr. Taylor, whose one-year term eiiclcd al the end of June, has been appointed president of the association's newly formed Advisory Committee composed of active former presidents, Music Barn Jazz Events Are Listed Herbie Mann and his New Beat Sexlet will headline the program at the Berkshire Music Barn in Lenox Saturday, July 20. Mann's program — "An Afternoon in Africa" — will share the spotlight with Chief Bey and His Royal Household at the matinee slated for 3:30 p. m. On Sunday, July 21, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong returns to Hie Berkshire Music Barn for his ninth appearance. The concert will be given at 8:30 p. m. A Hootcnany with Flatt and Scruggs will be given on Saturday, July 27, at 3:30 p. m, and on Sunday, July 28 at 8:30 p. m. the Dukes of Dixieland will give Ihe concert. Other concerts scheduled for the season include Ray Charles, Sabicas, Dave Brnbeck, Al Hirt, The Weavers, Duke Ellington, Joan Baez, Carlos Montoya, George Shearing, Theo Bikcl and Miriam Makeba. Tickets may be purchased at Pceble's Jewel Shop in North Adams as well as at the Music Barn office. Air Taxi To Albany Airport '\ Be There In 15 Minutes Only $15 E;I For Up to 3 Persons Flying From HARRIMAN AIRPORT NorJh Adams MEETS ALL FLIGHTS Also v s Charfer Service, Scenic Flight!, Fully Insured F.A.A. Approved •-'? Mohawk Valley Aviation Co., Inc. MO 3-6000 Area Parents See Scouts Honored At Camp Eagle A large delegation o! parents and friends from Northern Berkshire were among the more than 400 guests attending the barbecue and second week campfire at Camp Eagle last Saturday night who witnessed presenlalion of 50 awards for Seouling achievements. Solons' Pay liaise Supreme Court Hearing In Greenfield Wednesday i> An extraordinary session of thet It is also expected lo call for a stale Supreme Court will be held referenudum in 1964 on the sal- , . . . . ary issue and to ask invalidation in Greenfield Wednesday to study ' „„,„_„,,„„„ „,.„„„(,],. nl . with and Camp Eagle emblem Scoutmasters' names Brooke Tells NAACP '"•"-"•;J 0 " 1 * 1 ", . ft , „ . . . Far Country to Be [ally to Appea Pl b Summer Theater o Hearts, Minds a petition seeking a court order \o stop the $2,(WO pay raise the state Legislature voted itself. Greenfield will b» Ihe site be cause it is Ihe closest court of an emergency preamble attached to the pay raise bill. Asks Jail Sentence To To Treat Headaches rVillUi HJl kK,uiuiug nuiiivi-fciutjiw -Souvenir coffee cups inscribed the southern Vermont vacation were presented by District Executive Herbert H. Duffy, this year's camp director. Among those receiving cups were Chester Krzeminski, Scoutmaster of Troop 56, Adams and Clifford Roy Acting Scoutmaster of Troop 62 Clarksburg. Troop 56 was further honored for having the cleanest campsite throughout the past week. All ranks from Tenderfoot through Eagle were presented at the campfire Court of Honor presided over by Chief Executive William D. Dyer. Hie Eagle award, the highest honor which can be bestowed upon a Boy Scout was presented to Scout Steven Cowen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cowen of Troop 28, Sheffield. One Life award was presented. It was earned by Richard Grabiki of Troop 56, Adams. Of the nine First Class awards presented two went to North Berkshire Scouts. They were Nicholas Filler, Troop 70, Williamstown and Michael Pankievich, Troop C2, Clarksburg. A Star award was presented to David Krzeminski of Troop 56 Adams. Paul Brooks, Kevin Downey and Mark Trudeau, all of Clarksburg, were officially inducted into membership in the Boy Scout program as Tenderfoot Scouts. Clif ford Roy presented Tenderfoot pins and the new Scouts were dubbed by Chief Dyer. John Boua, Keith Bourdon, Fred Langlois, John Ross, Robert Syms and Earl Wichline, all of Clarksburg earned their Second Class rank while at Camp Eagle. Scoutmaster Chester Krzeminski presented Tenderfoot pins to Peter IXidek, Michael Ktirpiel and Thomas Soctia all of Troop 58 Adams. The closing portions of the campfire were dedicated to Scout master Elmwood M. Beach of Lee who was honored by the National Council Boy Scouts of America as a Vigil Honor Member of the Order o! the Arrow. Williams Graduate Named Director For Indian Head Mills A Williams College graduate has been named director, industrial engineering and manager of manufacturing staff services, of Indian Head Mills, Inc., operators of the USF Arnold Finishing Co. in Adams. The appointment of John G. Pinkham oi Wollaston to the newly created post was announced by James F. Flack, Indian Head vice president. Mr. Pinkham, who has been for the past 17 years with the consulting engineering firm of Ralh & Strong, Inc,, of Boston, will be responsible for directing corporate staff activities in the fields of industrial engineering, quality control, plant engineering and technical services, A native of Wollaston, Mr. Pinkham was graduated from Wi liams in 1934 and attended Ox ford University for two years a Moody scholar. spot of Supreme Court Judge Arthur E. Whitlcmore. Court Clerk John R. Moscley did not expect to receive official papers on the state-wide petition until early this week. It is believed Ihe petition will ask the court lo stop the secretary of state and slate treasurer James F. O'Neil, 33, of Whitney Sandbed Rd. changed his plea to guilty of drunkenness and requested 15 days in the House of Correction in District Court Saturday. O'Neil said he wanted the sentence in order lo treat a series of had headaches. Judge Rosasco gave him 30- from paying the legislators the days with credit for 15 days spent S7.800 annual salary they wanl. iwhile awaiting trial. On guard! I ROBABIY the most famous guards in the world ar» the Coldsfream Guards at Buckingham Palace. Very precious, indeed, is the trust for which they are responsible, and they guard England's royal family with utmost eare. Similarly, we recognize the trust our clients place in us, and we guard every bit of coverage written by our agency with the same sense of responsibility. If you need Insurance — any kind — or would like your present policies reviewed, we shall be glad to discuss your needs with you at no obligation. It will be our pleasure to te "On Guard" for you. GALLUP-DICKEY insurance Agency, Inc. INSURANCE and REAL ESTATE BROKERS 85 Main Street Dial MO 3-6576 New Kimbdl Building Around Berkshire Firemen's Breakfast Draws 50 PITTSFIELD—The second annual communion breakfast of the Pittsfield Fire Department was attended by about 50 uniformed members of the department m Ml. Carmel Church and school Sunday morning. Rev Camillo Sanlini, pastor of the church, celebrated the mass and Deputy Chief William lieddy with Fireman Francis Maxwell assisted. Fr. Siuitini also gave the invocation and benediction at the breakfast. _ Mayor Haughey spoke on behalf of the city. Principal speaker was Dr. Frederick Carpenter. LI. Robert Villanova was master of ceremonies and introduced the head table guests and three retired members of Ihe department, Richard Harrison, William Walters and Russell Knowles. Chairmen for the event were Ronald Plankey, Merlon Amuso, Robert Doner and Anthony Buzzanco. * * * Await Word on Post Office PITTSFIELD—Announcement is expected soon from the Post Office Department in Washington that it is ready to move into high gear in regard to a new Pittsfield Post Office building. The structure is slated to rise on the south side of Fcnn St., between Willis and Second Sts. Postmaster Donald R. Biron met in Washington Friday with department engineering, operations and space needs personnel (o go over the basic floor layout for the new building based on "tentative and purely preliminary plans." Biron said that during lengthy discussions some minimum and superficial design changes were made. Drawings now will be revised and another meeting will be held, he said, to formally approve them before the final set is prepared. * * * 2,200 See Sewage Plant PITTSFIELD—Local and area residents continued to shov interest in the city's new $2.5 million sewage treatment plant off Holmes Rd,, as more than 1,300 were taken on guided tours of the facility Sunday, making a total of about 2,200 (or the two day show. Dwight E. Jones, Sewer Commission chairman, expressed gratification at the public interest in the new plant, saying most people previously had no idea of its extent or the complexity of its nearly automatic operation and the machinery required. The plant was the focal point of phase two in the city s multi-million dollar sewer expansion and renovation program, which included joint action by the city and Dallon fn construction of new interceptors to handle domestic and industrial wastes of both communities, and in so doing rid the east branch of the Housalonic River of its major sources of pollution. This in turn has prompted the Housatonic River Watershed Association to push for more recreational use of the river and a drive for a general clean-up along the banks, Student Joins Methodist Staff GREAT BARRINGTON—Miss Betsy Salois of Lynn, a senior divinity student at Boston University's School of Theology, has been named lo the staff of the Great Barrington Methodist Church charge, Rev. Donald T. Kiel, pastor announced. He said she will preach this summer at the union services in Ashley Falls and Sheffield churches. Miss Salois also will assist Rev. Kiel in the religious education and youth activities in the charge. ? * * Wants to Acquire Sanctuary PITTSFIELD—The city's Conservation Commission appears to be interested in acquiring Wild Acres Sanctuary Inc., a 5fi acre property off South Mountain Rd. Francis Wilbur, president, and Edwin McLavighlin, counsel, for ttie sanctuary, have indicated a considerable willingness to turn the once popular sportsmen's club over to the commission for maintenance as a wild life sanctuary and possible recreational use. The matter will be discussed further with the sanctuary board and stockholders before any definite decision is reached. Pittsfield Welfare Costs Up PITTSFIELD—Welfare Commissioner Charles Hodcck- er's monthly report shows that costs for the month of June were up only $3,000 over the previous month, but had soared $27,046 over June of 1%2, largely because of participation in the new aid to dependent children program. June costs for the department were $500,872, as compared with $172,526 in June 1%2. The aid to dependent children account rose $14,728 from June last year to $57,355. Other increases over last year are $4,000 in old-age assistance to $SG,17(j; $6,350 in medical aid to the elderly lo $'10,!RB, and an increase in costs for disability allowance of $4,000 to $15,575. he case load in nil categories rose by 69, with a rr- sullnnt increase of 189 persons being cared for over the previous year; although the number of cases jumped only by It over May of this year. * * + Avaloch Inn to Be Scene of Film LENOX — A full-length feature film starring Sidney Poitier and Colleen Dewhurst will be shot at Avaloch Inn in Lenox starting Aug. 20, according to an announcement today by Michael Bakwin, owner of Avatoch and associate producer of the film. The movie reportedly has a budget of $250,000, Scenes will be shot in Lenox and Richmond. Titled "No Hiding Place," the film has an original screenplay by Dan Browne, and will he produced by Sheldon Fireman. the ONE place to call for money the minute you want Hi YES! For cash in i hurry, call Beneficial. Get cash fast for vacation—cash fast for any good reason. Th* folks at Bentflclil like to M» "Yiir Call...ttti wry mloutal BENEFICIAL FINANCE CO. loans $20 to $3000— Up to 36 months to repay Loans life-insured a( low cost 59 MAIN ST. (Over Liggett's) NORTH ADAMS MOhawk 3-5306 • Ask for the YES MANager bff.H CVCN1NGS BY APPOINTMENT—PHONE FOR MOUftS ei»U,»CHrr-ICIALFINANCCCO. MARTHA'S VINEYARD, Mass.l AP) — Ally. Gen. Edward W. rooke has cautioned an NAACP xinsored Freedom Fund rally Negroes must reject "law- >ssness and rioting" in their uest for equal rights and instead ipeal "to ttie hearts and minds [ men." Brooke, first Negro elected to atcwide office in Massachusetts, ild the rally yesterday that ra- al disturbances in Cambridge, Id., Savannah, Ga., and the ronx, N.Y., are "possible "A Far Country," the tense drama about, the pivotal incident iti Ihe life of Sicgniund Frued, iias been chosen as the fourth production which the Williams- .own Summer Theater will present July 30 through Aug. 3, it was announced today by ( Nik Psacharopoulos, the theater's executive director. Current I'tay lis nation." A more suitable approach to ace problems would be an ap- ten," lie said. Brooke said he was saddened L the bickering" among groups •ading the integration drive. The NAACP, he said, should re- tin direction of the movement nd other groups "should not con- em themselves with who gets ie credit for reaching the goal, ut rnlher that they keep an eye n the goal." About 1,000 persons attended te rally sponsored by the Cape od chapter of the NAACP. England to escape Na2i progrom which is threatening the Jews. Flashbacks permit him lo review (he e.ase which helped him find the key lo his later theories. From lleraclilus Tlie title ol the play is taken from the writings of "Heraclitus" The soul of a man is a Jar counlry which cannot be approached or explored," The stale- Currently being offered by Wil- nienl expressed the feelings of liamstown is "The Night ol the the Viennese medical world at Iguana," Tomorrow ilirouah Sat-','he turn of the century, the group urday of this week, and next (hal labeled Freud "A ew prac- week it will present Albce's "Tile treats lo the internal peace of American Dream" and "The Zoo Story." Known as the "father of psychoanalysis," the late Viennese >cal "lo the hearts and minds of doctor based his theories on his successful solution of the problem which had paralyzed the legs of an attractive girl. By helping Elizabeth von Ritter face painful •suppressed memories of guilt, Freud laid the foundations of modern psychiatry. Kim Stanley had the role of tbe afflicted female in the Broadway production which opened in April, lilGl. The action is set in the Vienna of 193ft, during the rise of Nazism, when, at Ihe height of his lame, Freud is preparing for exile to ticing witchcraft." FLORINI'S Closed for Vocation Will Re-Open With a Complete Menu Thurs., July 18 Each Member of the Family Is Contented and Comfortable With GAS heat knows that GAS heat is clean, giving her more time to spend with the family. ISl'OI III 4 !* knows the basement game room is free and clear of any fuel storage . . . more room for fun. only knows that she's warm and comfortable at all times of the year. appreciates the economy of GAS, There are no high repair bills . . . normal service is FREE! can be used for Baseboard Radiation, Forced Warm Air or Steam. 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