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FOURTEEN THF NORTH ADAMS. MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 23. 1963 ALLENDALE SHOPPING CENTER. PiTTSFIELD OPEN 'til 9 Every Night Monday thru Saturday Just Say "Charge It" at SEARS I\«»w Kngland IVows Briefs Green Must Serve Term; ' Smith Freshman, 18, Dies BOSTON (AP)—Theodore (Ted dy) Green, convicted bank robber and escape artist, must complete his 25-year prison sentence for n Norwood bmiK robbery, a federal cnm-l judge hits ruled. Judge Andrew A. Cnffrey'said yesterday Green's testimony hi a hid for freedom a month ago was "a pack of lies." Green contended in his petition for release that he was not allowed to speak on his own behalf in his 1952 trial. Heart Failure NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP)— An in - year • old Smith College freshman found dead in her dormitory bed May 18 died of heart failure, a medical examiner has ruled. The girl was Aim Richmond Nistila of Coliassct, Mass. Medical examiner Thomas Cor- l...nbool Dtotck Bo/x brand new house pnint-it's the latest... it's Latex! You've never seen such « smooth-flowing, easy-doiiii.' paint for any kind of exterior surface H cut painting time in half! It's a rugged, Acrylic Latex paint that defies the weather, comes in tolors that won't fade anil won't ehalk. Dries in 30 minutes. What's more, you can stop and start as you please, with never a lap mark! HOUSE FAirvr We're here to tell you, this new Latex House Puint is Dutch llo-j quality, through ami through. Kasy clean-up with tap water. So take it easy, i;ct top results with this ^rcat new house paint! QtlINN OJALLPAPIR 6PAINT-INC. 55 UNION STREET DIAL MO 3-5303 girl's organs at Harvard Medicai rirlen said examination of the School showed she died of an inflammation of (he muscular part of Hie heart wall, • Roy, 11, Killed IVOR, Va. (AP) — Gory Allen Johnson, II, of Billerica, Mass,, was killed yesterday in a collision involving a tractor trailer, house, trailer and automobile. The youth was riding in the r-L'iir seat of an automobile pulling house trailer on U.S. 460, The tractor trailer struck the house trailer which overrode the rear of the car. Consulting Firm Overcharges Port Authority $53,000 BOSTON (AP) — A consulting engineering firm has apparently overcharged the Massachusetts Port Authority $53,000 on a year's billings of $500,000, state Auditor Thomas J. Buckley has revealed. He identified the firm as the .I.E. Greiner Co. of Baltimore. Buckley said yesterday an audit showed the firm had charged the port authority for fringe benefits —insurance, unemployment tnxes, and vacation and sick leave charges—which, he snid, are classified as overhead by the American Society of Civil Engineers' manna!. The consultant's contract called for an allowance of 50 per cent of mit-of-pocket costs for overhead plus SO per cent of Ihe total for profit, Buckley also revealed that the Logiin airport motel is more than S4.500 in arrears on laud rental. He explained that the motel lease originally called for land rental at SlHM,-!5 monthly, but the rental was increased to $1,142.25 a month when it wrs found that the lease covered a greater area than thought. He said the additional amount has not been paid for 31 months. Frederick Street Closed Today For Resurfacing Frederick Street was closed starting at 1 p.m. today because it is being resurfaced. The City Yard said the street will remain closed during working hours — from 7 a.m. lo 4 p.m. — until (he job is finished, possibly in a week. Around Berkshire Water Rate Hearing Aug. 13 BOSTON—The Department of Public Utilities will hold a public hearing Aug. 13 at Dalton Junior High School to investigate the "propriety" of new rates recently put into effect by the New Junction Water Co. which services the Greenridge Park section of oallon. Rep. Warren A. Turner,'R-Lee, asked for the hearing after residents of the area serviced by the firm complained that the new rates "average" 53 per cent more than the flat rales which were .in effect before July 1. 24% of Class to Go to College DALTON—Wahconah Regional High School, which sent 22 per cent of its I9«2 graduates lo four-year colleges last year, has upped Us percentage to 24 per cent lnis y ear - of those entering college in the fall of 1962, the completion rale for the first year of college was 19 per cent of the entire class. The class had 100 graduates. Five members of the WRHS Class of 1962 have completed their first year at the University of Massachusetts. Miss Linda Archey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Archcy of 49 Tower Rd., is attending the university summer school. Miss Ann Bonneau, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Richard Bonneau of 51 Tower Rd., is working at England Brothers, and Miss Nancy Moulthrop, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Moulthrop of Becket, is on the staff of Chimney Corners Camp, Craig Halvorson, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Halvorson of Pleasant St., is working for his father C. L. Halvorson Tree Service, James Elliot, son of Mr. ami Mrs. Cecil Elliot of Ciimniiiiglon having completed his freshman year at the university, plans to transfer lo Berkshire Community College. * » * $200 Damage to K. of C. Home PITTSFIELD — Over $200 damage was done to the Knights of Columbus home at 1000 North St. over the weekend by vandals who smeared roofing tar over portions of the building. <• Grand Knight Ronald Dupre notified police Monday afternoon that someone had stuck boards in containers of tar being used at the K of C home for roof repairs and smeared it over exterior doors, door frames and window casings. Three windows were broken. V * * Low-Rent Housing Project Started PITTSFIELD—Housing Authority Chairman Ralph J. Froio announced Monday that an extensive refurbishing job has started on the low-rent housing units in the Wilson Housing Project. Froio said that aluminum siding is being applied lo one of the units and it is expected that 10 more will be finished this year if the trial results are satisfactory. Others will be renovated in the next couple of years, he said. At Ihe same time, road reconstruction in the project area will In the Victory Hill project, units are being boarded up as soon as they are vacated because of removals caused either by increases in tenant's income or for other reasons. The Housing Authority, in its annual review ot incomes of people living in the project, increased a number of rentals in the Wilson project because of jumps in the income of some, effeclive July 1. * * * Veteran Fireman to Retire PITTSFIELD—Veteran firefighter Anthony E. Bond- roan, C4, of 153 King St. is to retire next Monday following more than 31 years of service. Bouclreau, a past president of the Pittsfield Permanent Firemen's Association, was appointed lo the department in March, 1931, by the late Mayor Jay P. Barnes. Currently assigned to Engine 1 at the West Piltsfield station, he is a native of Garden, Mich., and came to Hinsdale with his family at the age of one. 1,500 at Bank Open House LEE—An estimated 1,500 persons attended th« open house at the new quarters on West Park Street of the Lee National Bank Saturday. Bank President Col. H. George Wilde greeted each visitor at the door of the bank. A steady stream of people toured the new building and talked with bank personnel about unique features of the bank. Refreshments were served in the parking area. A number of prizes, including some $25 savings accounts, were presented to several who attended the open house. 1.OOO.OOO & COAST-TO-COAST peopiewui WIN Deadline for entries-Monday, August 5th. 17—RAMBLER Station Wljons—The 4-tfoor CLASSIC SIX "Car of the Year" with automatic transmission and weather eye heater —plus AMERICAN TKIIKOS outdoor camping equipment and pop tent. 4—Boats, Motors and Trailers—GLASSPAR Tacoma 100, perfect 14-footer for the spoilsman, with quiet 40-hp EVINRUDE t.aik V motor and easy-loading HOLSCLAW Trailer. 12—FRIGIKING Automobile Air Conditioners —Fingertip'Control cooling installed in your car. 60—RCA VICTOR Portable TV Sets—New Vista Sportaboul, "The Pick of Ihe Portables." 60—BERNZ-0-MATIC Portable Refrigerators —indoor-outdoor model works on electricity or propane. 60—GENERAL ELECTRIC Stereo Portables— 4-speaker phonograph with flip-down 4- speed changer. 60—SAMSONITE Lu««e Sets — Lightweight, molded shape—your choice ol 3- niece man's or woman's set. 200-BUCK I DECKER Deluxe Drill Kits— 22 accessories. 300-SETH THOMAS Travel Clocks — with alarm, leather case. 500— REVELL Model Racing Car Kits—Race jour own! 1,000,000 Gift-Paks Repeated by popular demand —this year's bigger and better Travel Spectacular salutes the many people from coast to coast who have made the sign of "Happy Motoring" America's First Choice. Even i( you're not a regular customer, you can join the fun. You don't need to buy anything, solve anything or write anything—Just register with any Esso dealer where you see the "One Million Prizes * Gilts" sign. And hurry—there are special gills for early entries! No purchase necessary. Oder subject to Federal, State and local laws and regulations, Register now with your Esso Deilerl HUMBLE Oil » RIHNIN6 COMPANY Amtrk*'j tatting firtrgy Comptnjf %** ATTWK.I b»tl... by t*f1 Sheet Metal Work Union Ordered To Post Hiring List The union representing sheet metal workers in Western Massachusetts and Vermont has been ordered by a Federal judge to publicly poet the hiring list used among its members. The decision handed down July 19 in Springfield is the result or an action brought against Local 63 of the Sheet Mela! Workers' International Assn., AFL-CIO and its officers by a Holyoke man who charged job discrimination against certain unemployed union members. In his action brought under the Landrum-Griffin Acl of 1939 Edward M. Sordillo also alleged he was 'suspended from union meetings for asking questions about union financial matters, particularly salaries and expense allowances being paid to certain union WASHINGTON (AP)-A bill au thorizing a five-year, $28.2-million officials, Sordillo charged hat tliis was a denial of his right of free speech and that his charges of financial irregularities within Ihe union should be investigated. Judge Andrew A. Caffrey in liis 'decision prohibited the Local 63 and its officers from, barring Sorditlo from its meetings and from interfering with his right of free speech at meetings. The judge also ordered the union to cease discrimination against Sordillo in the allocation ol jcb opportunities. In a memorandum accompanying his decision Judge Caffrey slated he found reasonable cause to believe that Sordillo "was wrongfully suspended by the Union from attending meetings of Local 6.1 after a trial which was not fairly conducted and whicf had denied him the substantia' justice to which he was entitled.' Judge Caffrey also stated he found cause to believe that there las been "unfair discrimination the allocation of job assign menls." Veazie St. Couple Wed 25 Years, Feted at Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Harold J. Sweeney of 107 Veaiie St. were honored on IV. E. News in Capital Pittsfield Allocated $129,271 Loan Interest Free for Urban Renewal Work research prop-am to develop the foreign fishing fleets which commercial fisheries In every state has been sent to the House. The Senate approved the bill yesterday after healed debate. The measure is designed to lelp state conduct research and development projects to Improve existing commercial fisheries or create new ones. Federal Grant* It would authorize federal grants totaling $5.5 million a year for the first two years and &5.T5 million a year for each of ;he following three years. The Seriate Commerce Committee es- Umaled Massachusetts would receive $450,000 a year under the bill's formula. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D- Mass., said the bill would da much to stimulate research on a state level and assist in modernization of Massachusetts 1 fisheries. However, Sen. Norris Cotlon, Fl-N.H., said that far more ef- r ective in helping commercial fisherman would be another bill, still in the commerce committee, authorizing the federal government to pay half the cost of Building modern commercial fishing vessels, This would enable "our commercial fishermen to secure the new, modern boats and equipment they need to compete with are crowding the waters off our shores," Cotton said. The bill's floor'manager, Sen E.. L, Bartletl, D-Alaska, said the United States in recent years has dropped from second to fifth place among the leading fishing nations. Greytock Airways Greylock Airways—also known as Yankee Airlines—has received approval from both the Civil Aeronautics Board and the Post Office Department to carry mail between Pitlsfield, Mass, and New York's La Guardia airport. PilLsfield has been wilhoul air mail service since Northeast Airlines suspended operations there in April, 1»62. Greylock operates an air taxi service between PitLsfield and New York City. Public. Works Grants Accelerated public works granls totaling $162,000 have been approved by the Community Facilities Administration for Rockland and Calais, Maine. The agency said yesterday a $144,000 grant was approved for construction of sidewalks, drainage facilities and pavement in Rockland, and $18,000 for construction of an earth-fill dam and water control structure at Plaster Mill Pond, Calais. heir 25th wedding anniversary at supplemented evidence already n dinner party Saturday given by Mr. and Mrs. Louis A, Roberts o! 134 Crest St., at their home. About 40 relatives and friends ttended the informal affair. Mr. and Mrs. Sweeney were iarried July 16, 1938 by the Rl, Hev. Msgr. Joseph T. Smith in Sbtre Dame Church, Adams. He s the proprietor of Sweeney's Used 'umiture Exchange, 18 Bank St. Mullen-Mayflower Fully 'Accredited' Mullen-Mayflower, moving and torage company of Adams has leen granted the national "Ac- rediled Warehouse" rating. The rating, announced by the nternational president o! the May- lower Warehousemen's'Assn., is iven only to warehouses that meet high national standars. The Adams concern, managed by Martin J. Mullen, has operated in Ihis area since 1880. The award is based upon a de- ailed checklist covering every ihase of the moving and storage company's operation — the contraction, condition and housekeeping, its warehouses, its mov- ng and storage facilities and equipment, its' methods, proce dures and the caliber of it? stali. ioys Toss Blazing (erchief in Woods A police investigation yesterday fternoon determined the names f the three youths who tossed a lazing handkerchief into the voods near 47 Chase Ave. Monday noniing. One of the three teenagers said * cut his hand and burned the lanclkcrchief because he did not 'anl to take it home in thai con- lition. The fire was reported imme- !ialcly by a nearby resident and ,'as out on the Fire Department's irrival. State Police Head Says Nothing New In Data on Bookies BOSTON (AP)—The head of the Massachusetts Slate Police says information received from the FBI on a billion dollar bookie ring in southern California allegedly controlled by a Boston-based syndicate does not warrant any new investigations by his department. Public Safely Commissioner Frank S. Giles said yesterday after receiving material from Hie FBI thai the information contained no surprises and merely gathered by his department. There appeared to be little hope the information would provide new leads in the investigations of three gangland-style slayings still unsolved. The slayings were those of Fiore de Christiforo of Boston, in September, 1961; Joseph DeNicolo of Hartford, Conn., in December, 1959, and Joseph DeMarco in November, 1959. Existence of the bookmaking ring was disclosed last week en a Los Angeles County grand jury indicted 27 persons on gambling charges. Miss,Frances Baker In Camp Howe Rites Miss Frances Baker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Baker of .15 E. Qulncy St., was among several 4-H club youngsters chosen to take part in a candlelight service at Camp Howe in Goshen last Friday. Miss Baker was selected to represent the "hands" of the "head, heart, health and hands" symbolic of 4-H. The North Adams girl, a member of the local Mix It and Fix It •I-H Club, attended the second session of the summer program at Camp Howe. Drury 1943 Class Reunion This Saturday Members of the class of 1943 of Drnry High School wlx> have not as yet made reservations to attend the reunion dinner at the Williams Inn this Saturday night at 7 o'clock, linve been »sked by the committee in charge to make reservations as soon as possible in order to be eligible for a prize that is to be awarded. Reservations may be made by calling Mrs. Calvin Bissaillon or by phoning the Williams Inn, Wil- linmslown. Urban Renewal The Urban Renewal Administration has allocated a $129,271 interest-free loan lo aid PitLsfield, Mass, iti surveying and planning its 24- acre Colunjbus Renewal Project. The administration also issued a grant of $21,408 to help Ihe Central Naugatuck (Conn.) Valley Regional Planning Agency to continue its program of comprehensive planning. Shelburne Falls Bank Withdraws Interest Conflict A low bid for loaning money to the County of Franklin lias been withdrawn by Shelburne Falls National Bank because of the conflict of interest statute. The bank had bid 1.40 per cent interest on a loan of $150,000. However, because Rep. Winston Healy of Charlemont is a stock- liolder and director of the bank, it was learned there would be a conflicl of interest. The attorney: general's office reportedly advised Healy that, as a legislator he would vote on approval of Ihe county budget, there would be a possible conflict. Pfizer & Co. Reports Record Sales, Earnings Chas. Pfizer ft Co., Inc.. owner of the New England Lime Co. in Adams, yesterday reported record sales and earnings in_the first half and second quarter of 198.1. World sales of the firm with plants in 29 nations, were $207.7 million for the first six months of the year, a gain of 9 per cent' over the first half of 1962. In the same period net earnings also went up 9 per cent to $20 million, or $1.03 a common Before you move in know the facts about insurance Fact 1: Fire insurance a!on« on home and contents is rot enough, Your home could be destroyed by windstorm, explosion or other hazard. Fact 2: Theft coverage of your possessions, at home and away, should be included. Fact 3: A lawsuit judgment agaimt you could cost you everything you'own. You need liability insurance. Fact 4: You get all this and more in one Homeowners policy . , .with one low premium 1 TRIPPED C ANO OAKLEy "The Agency of Service" During the second quarter net income of the chemical and pharmaceutical producer increased to $9.1 million, H per cent above the 1962 second qilartcr. H.J. ASPINALLJnc. Berkshire County Volkswagen Dealer DIAL HI 2-159I 795 DALTON AVE. PITTSFIELD ... Most Beautiful Sofas by Dory ... Most Comfortable Beds by Night Castro Convertibles Exclusively Sold In Berkshire County By >NEW ENGLAND FURNITURE & INTERIORS o«.uy~/-~w~ 117 FOURTH ST., PITTSF1EIJ) OPEN EVENINGS — TUES., THURS., FRI. THE FINEST MILK 77c NORWOOD'S OKI: il'« l» ««« BUJI WIEX Do-lt-Yourself Bonnie Lass Ice Cream ' &al 69c Nabisco Cones, s -29c Woffl '25c Vanilla Bars 6 F "35c Gallon Contents Wednesday Only WEDNESDAY ONLY C&C SODA 12 01. Com ROOT IEEX ORANGE GINGER ALE GRAPE LEMON • LIME

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