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North Adams, Massachusetts
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Tuesday, August 6, 1963
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TUESDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 6. 1963 THE NORTH ADAMS. MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT THREE Chamber of Commerce C-C of Greater North Adams To Cover All North Berkshire "commercial industrial, civic general interests of North The North Adams Chamber of Commerce last night voted to broaden its horizons and cover all Northern Berkshire. It will do so under the new name of the Chamber of Corn- mere* of Greater North Adams, Inc. la New Rote In Ita new role the Chamber hopes to develop and advance the and „. Adams and the Northern Berkshire area." H also hopes to expand its influence by providing a "forum for (he reflection of the sentiments of business regarding mat ters affecting its interests." The name change was included in the new by-laws adopted by the directors and membership at a meeting at the Berkshire Gas Co. last evening. Other Changes Among other significant changes: — Creation of a specail honorary membership classification which will allow area educators and clergymen to become active members and serve on committees. The Chamber has already announced that Richard Hofferbert, a member of Williams College's political science department, has accepted the chairmanship ol Ihe lewly formed State Affairs Committee. — Revision of the election regulations so that directors are now elected at-large instead of from 10 membership classifications. The directors now will elect chamber officers directly without reati- fication of the general membership. Chamber President Donald A. Thurston last night told the meeting that expanding the Chamber's services would require a successful program that would benefit ihe entire region. He said the new by-laws are a big step in that direction. Mr. Thurstcxi said the Chamber change here is not an at- tempt to displace the Adams ber of Commerce or the Williamstown Board of Trade. Te Ciw>perate The North Adams Chamber, he said, will co-operate with both these groups on problems of regional interest such as transportation, recreation, slat* affairs and education. Martin J, Mullen has been named chairman of the transportation committee. The local Chamber does not intend to mix in problems of a strictly local nature in Adams and Williamstown, Mr. Thurston said. The Chamber, he said, is interested i.i getting an objective party to make a study of promotional groups in Northern Berkshire to find out if there are overlapping areas that could be handled more efficiently by one or the other. This would probably take in the local Chambers, the Northern Berkshire Development Corp. and the Mohawk Trail Assn. James Keegan Dies, Nationally Known Boys' Club Official James E. Keegan, the Adams native whose superintendency of the Pittsfield Boys' Club for 42 State College liaises Professors' Group Tries To Win Back Peabody 20% ^runeralA Miss M. Bat-haway years achieved national prominence for the group and for him. and a former nationally known college sports official, died Sunday night in a Sarasota, Fla hospital, on the eve of his 72nd birthday. Mr. Keegan, whose Florida home since 1951, had been at 413 Julia Ct., Sarasota, had been hospitalized three times since hel . fit suffered a stroke Aug. 22, 1962 LJieS IF1 Plftsfield JAMES E. KEEGAN MrsTFrederick BladT and was last admitted there Jan. 12. He had been almost totally paralyzed during that time. Keegan's Corners Mr. Keegan was born in Adams Aug. 5, 1SD1, a son of the late Patrick K. and Mary (Farnam) Keegan. The section of Renfrew where he made his boyhood home is still known as Keegan's Corners in honor of his ancestors. He attended schools in Adams and in Pittsfield, tlien in 1909 began his career with the Boys' Club as a paid member of the staff after working there for some time in a part-time unofficial capacity. He served as physical The funeral of Miss Margaret education and camp director un- Bath aw ay, 73, of The Executive Council of the Massachusetts State College Assn. met with Gov. Peabody last night make an all-out effort to put itjHill, Clarksburg, who died Sun- through the legislature. He said it would have the baek- ineL wiui vjvv. r'-a^^'-'j ,**-** ... 0 ... — to try to win back his supporting of the Massachusetts Teach... ----'ers Assn. and the State Employes Assn. with a combined member- for a 20 per cent raise for state college professors. It was not known whether it ship of over 100,000. succeeded. The governor is expected any day now to deliver his message to the legislature on raises for state employes. 10 Per Cent For All While he once favored a 20 per cent increase for state-employed professors, he recently said he would suggest a 10 per cent across-the-board raise , for all state employes.' Dr. Robert V. Hamilton, of North Adams State College attended last night's Boston meeting because Dean Andrew S, Flagg was out of town. Dr. Hamilton said the Senate bill which would have given the raises to the professors is sidetracked in the House. The House, he said, is apparently delaying action until it hears from the day, was held at 9 Ihis morning in St. Francis Church with a Solemn High Mass of Requiem. The Rev. Earl V. DeBlieux was governor. Sen. Kevin Harrington, D-Sa- Dr. Hamilton sard state colleges are suffering up to 20 per cent faculty resignations this summer arid finding it difficult to hire new men. Much of the reason, it is believed, is the present salary scale. North Adams State College, he said, has suffered about 10 per cent faculty resignations this year. Dyson Recovering From Injuries In Crash That KiN 2 William S. Dyson Jr., 21, of 15 Montana St. Is in good condition at the Mary McClellan Hospital in Cambridge, N. Y., today despite a painful back injury suffered in a twin-fatality car crash near Hoosick Falls, N. Y., Saturday. was P romoted to the superintendency. a post he retained until his retirement Jan. 1, 1951. The Pittsfield Club, established in 1900 had only a few hundred members when Mr. Keegan be- Mcs. [Catherine Ellen Black of 41 Taconic St., Piltsfield, well known in the North Adams area, died at her home early this morning after a long illness. She was the widow of Frederick H. Black, Born in Lee the daughter of William A. and Kathrine L. (Doran) Dolan, she was educated In convent schools. She had lived for several years in Hinsdale before moving to Pittsfield. Mrs. Black was a communicant of St. Theresa's Church and a member of the Altar and Rosary Sodality. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court Bishop Conaly and a past charter member and iresideiit of the Pittsfield Women's Club. Several of Mrs. Black's nieces and nephews at one time lived Right-Left Hand Club Outing on August 18 celebrant. The Rev. Thomas J. gan his association with it, At O'Connor curate of St. Anthony's'the time of his retirement it had Church, was deacon and sub-jgrown to over 2,000 members deacon was the Rev. Edward jjand had achieved an extensive building and expansion program. Keyes. The Gerogorian Mass was sung leni, chairman of the special commission studying education in the state, has filed a new bill on educational raises for the state colleges and two state technical institutes. It would give the professors the same pay raise as proposed in his earlier bill but would increase the raises ol college presidents. Under his .previous bill the pres-jthe Dysons' and a 21-year-old ap- idenis would have received raisesj prentice newspaperman with the A hospital spokesman said X- rays disclosed he suffered no back fracture in the collision that killed me uerogui lau mo» *rao -™it, . , ip _j by the choir and Miss Maria We lf n ,!", ded ber was organist. Burial was in; the family lot in Southview Cemetery with Fr. Keyes officiating at the grave. Bearers were Dr. Thomas Blanchard and Edward Blancbard. both nephews, and Patrick Gaf fey, James Garner, Armand Che^ naille and Richard Weyers. Mrs. J. Fronk Dailey Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Agnes (Quinn) Dailey of 52 E Quincy St., widow of J. Frank Dailey, who died yesterday morn- His leadership of the club encfi 'incluled 16 years of directorship wil ing at North Adams Hospital, be held Wednesday morning 9 in St. Francis Church with'a Solemn High Mass of Requiem. Burial will be in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours at the Flynn Roach Funeral Home are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. a IS-year-old house guest of TLa O J ore Dysons' and a 21-year-old ap-l ' neuuuic up to 42 per cent. The figures on the new bill were not immediately available. All-Out Effort Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield. Victims of Crash Dead are Miss Blandid Stewart, 16. of the Bronx, N. Y.. who has if the governor uoes no, u^., s home of Mr .'and Mrs. this bill, Dr. Hamilton ^.d tte sum association last n.gnt agreed to * mer for about 13 years, and Rich ard C. Rapp, 21, of Bloomfield, Conn. Rapp was a sports reporter for the Eagle this summer' They were killed when Rapp's car collided with a North Bennington, Vt., couple's truck on Rt. 22 near Et. 57. Miss Stewart, daughter of Charles Arthur and Teresa (Mui- Insurance is as necessary as groceries You don'r dare to run » hon bus vlfhout insurance. The risks of financial loss are TOO great. Sensible people don't go a single day without ade- quata insurance of several kinds. They know that, otherwise, they may be suddenly ruined by a fire, storm, burglary, accident or a damage suit. They buy insurance almost bofore they buy meat and potatoes. And insurance probably does not cost as much as you think. Consult us today as to what it will cost you to protect you against most possible financial losses in your horn* or business. FORD & MALCOLM AGENCY A. HUaUrti Duffey, Prop. 103 Main Street DM MO 3-8115 ;cahy) Stewart of Park Ave., Bronx, arrived at the Dyson home and intended to stay through August. She died a few wurs after admission to the hos- Dyson accompanied the body to New York City where fu- leral arrangements are scheduled or tomorrow. Attending the serv- ces also will be Mr. Dyson, Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore Rudnick of Adams, and Mrs. Ernest DeMarco of Pittsfield, formerly of North Adams, They are all close friends of he Stewarts and left this aftsr- 10011 for New York. Funeral Tomorrow Miss Stewart's body is at the Boyertown Funeral Home in The Bronx and a Solemn High Mass of Requiem will be sung at in a.m. tomorrow in Our Saviour Church, The Bronx. Burial will >e in Calvary Cemetery on Long sland, N.Y. ' Besides her parents, Miss Stow- irt leaves a younger sister, Ber- ladette, aji aunt, an uncle and oiisins. Rfipp, who was a classmate of •mmg Dyson's at Middlebury -ollcge in Vermont, was buried oday in Bloomfield. In addition o his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Waler E. Rupp, he is survived by a brother, Walter E. Hnpp III. Funeral services for Theodore S. Galipeau, 58, brother of Mrs. Philip Pugiiese of North Adams, who died Monday at his home, 328 School St., Bennington, Vt, will be held at 9 at St. ornorrow Frai.cis morning deSates Church, Bennington, preceded by services at his home at 8.30. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Bennington. Friends may call at the home at their convenience. The Rosary will be recited tonight at 8. Sharon L. Gottardi Funeral services for Sharon Louise Gottardi, Vh • year - old daughter of Mr. and :vfrs. Arnold Gottardi of Readsboro, Vt,, were held at 18 this morning in St. Joachim's Church, Readsboro. The Rev. Martin Clancy, pastor, officiated at the Mass of the Angels and buria! was in Village Cemetery with' Fr. Clancy offering prayers at the grave. Bearers were David Maliar, Donald Barcomb, Robert Goltardi and Henry Gottardi. The child died last Thursday after a two-day illness while on a family vacation in California, Surviving besides her parents are several uncles, Leonard Gottardi, Robert Gottardi, Thomas Lacy and Clement Lacy, and several aunts, Mrs. Natalie Worden of Colrain, Mrs, Annbelle Mah»r, Mrs. Bcrnndine Barcomb and Mrs. Armand Thomas. Marcell Gosselin Funeral services for Marcell Gossclin, 20, of Reiutaunro, Vt., who died yesterday from injuries sustained in a truck crash Saturday, will he Thursday morning in Actonvaille, Quo. Bnrinl je in Actonvailc. Other ar- ranscments are incomplete. The Gosselin family is originally from the Actonvaile aren. of the National Boys' Clubs of America, presidency of the. Boys' Club Executive Assn. in 1342 and chairmanship of the 2Sth annual convention in 1935. In 1938 the National Institute of Social Sciences recognized his work as community leader by according him membership in that body. In 1909, he also began a prominent career as a sports officia at college games as a footbal. referee. For years he worked al outstanding collegiate footbal: games in the East and in this work he formed close friendships with two other Adams veteran sports officials, retired Postmaster James N. Young and School Supt. J. Franklin Farrell. It was through 'his friendship with Supc. Farrell and lovs for Ills native town that he was the graduation speaker at the Adams High School commencement program in the 1940's. He also spoke at other youthful sports gatherings in Adams and throughout tiie county on many occasions. Declined Contract Dr. T. T. Toporowski On Advisory Unit Of National Assn. Dr. Theodore T. Toporowski of Well* Road, Cheshire, t training teacher at Marks Hopkins School here »nd a member of the summer faculty at Boston University, has been named lo the advisory committee of the National Education Association. The first meeting of the committee which is by invitation onlf, and includes but one person from each state, will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Horace Mann Room of the national headquarters in Washington, D.C. The theme of this, first conference is "Time for Decision." Among the many topics will be: Time to teach, conditions of work, porfessiotial negotiations, sanctions, and goals of education. Dr. Toporowski will fly to Washington from Boston tomorrow returning to his position at Boston University Monday. He is first vice president of the Massachusetts Teachers Assn, chairman of the Classroom Teachers Committee, a former president of the North Adams and Berkshire County Teachers Assns. and for several years has been a state representative to meetings of the National Education Assn. He was elected last year lo Phi Delta Kappa, national honor society for men in education and in June to Who's Who in American Education. In the sports official field he'.Monday, did so well that in 1930 he was' n the North Adams area. Surviving are a daughter, Dr. {Catherine Isabel Black; a steer, Mrs. Agnes G. Lapointe of Reading, Pa.; cousins, Mrs. Edward T. Callahan of 18 Charles St., Pittsfield, and Miss Mary Stanley of Lenox. Several neces and nephews include Rev. Sister Mary Laetitia, Superior of the Convent of the Sisters of Mercy in Manchester N.H.. and Rev. Sister Mary Hosi Isabel, registrar and chainnai of the history department at Ann Maria CoUege, Paxton. Other nieces and nephews ar Mrs. James Grote Vanderpool o New York City, Mrs. Alfred F Donovan of Beacon Hill, Boston Doran F. Lyons of Lowell an Henry Milton Lyons of Sunapee N.H. The family will meet friends a the home this evening from 7 3 and tomorrow from 1 to 4 an 7 to 9. The funeral will be held Thurs day morning at 9 at St. Theresa Church, Pittsfield, with a Solem High Mass o£ Requiem. Burial wi be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Pitts field. John T. Maher, 62, Once Worked Here John T. Maher, 82, of 38 Thir St., Pittsfield, a former employ of the Excelsior Printing Co North Adams, died at his horn The Right-Left Hand Club of North Adams Aerie of Eagles will hold its annual outing on Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Polish Picnic Grounds in Adams, it was decided at an aerie meeting last night. Albert O'Neil is committee chairman. New Industry Application for $15 Million Federal Aid Approved in Hub By ELIZABETH BREWER An application for federal aid in excess of $1.5 million for a potential new industry in North Adams has been aproved by the Small Busines* Administration in Boston, it was learned today Thomas Noonan, regional director of the Boston SBA, told the Transcript this noon his office has cleared the application Vnd it is now in the SBA in Washington. !• 4-lo-« Weeks Assuming approval at that level, the request moves next to the Area Redevelopment Agency where a final decision could be made in four to six weeks. The new industry — Acra-Malion, Inc. engaged in a revolutionary metal working operation — woud occupy the speculative shell building constructed by the Northern Berkshire Development Corp. at Hodges Crossroads. Funds required to finance the operation are in excess of $2V4 million for land, buildings, and machines, as well as more than one half-million for working capital. About 65 per cent—or slightly more than $1.5 million—would come from the ARA, if the application now being considered is approved. Twenty per cent of the total would come from two Berkshire County Commercial banks, 10 per cent from Northern Berkshire, Development Corp,, and 5 percent from the company. Additional funds would also be borrowed from the SBA for working capital purposes and equity capital would be raised by the sale of stock. Industrial Rebirth ! The proposed new company: uses IBM computers to operate. metalworking machines and could signal and industrial rebirth for the North Adams area. The process used by Acra-Mation, Inc., is called "numerical control" (N/C) and was developed by Massachusetts Institute o( Technology with financial backing from the U.S. Air Force. Tentative plans call for the employment of about 60 persons 10 management and 50 labor. Pittsfield Youth Fails to Satisfy Judge, Fined $20 Explaining why he should not be convicted of dangerous driving, a 17-yearold Pittsfield youth failed to satisfy the judge's curiosity and was fined J20 in District Court this morning. Marziale F. Carlopoli of Wan- conah St., Pittsfield, nearly established a new physical law by proclaiming a skidding car automatically picks up speed. He capped his defense After staring incredulously atl the defendant for a moment, Judge Rosasco snapped the hearing shut with an abrupt "You're guilty." Carlopoli's car crashed on Stale Stree' July 15 when it clipped a fire hydrant, crossed the road, jumped the curbing and the concrete wall near Lora's Take- Home Pizza stand, skidded across the lawn and slammed into a traffic-light pole. Worry of FALSE TEETH Slipping or Irritating? Don't be embamsawl by tcc&e false Keth slipping, dropping or wobbling when you eat, talk or laugh. Just gprlnkle a little FASTJSETH on your Judge ~Erae7t S7 Ros'as'™ hu"c«i^ ae ; itaT w.'. P «S a S' SSSSTcSmErt could jump over a two-foot con- »n<l security by holding plates mart ,, , ... . flrmly No Rummy gooey, pusty tiiste Crete wall because A car is over or r«eiln?. It's alkaline (non-acid), two-feet high." |3«t FABTEETH it my drug counter. WISE! tiM MOfi VOM yow Bottled 6m Dofta Sff US ABOUf Mobil-flame MONITOR SERVICE • Sealed Cv*ndenl • Full Measure! HAYDEN BOTTLED GAS Division of Hayden Oil & Supply Co. 483 Ashland Sf. Dial MO 3-6588 offered a contract with the National Professional Football League but he declined the chance preferring to remain in collegiate He and' his wife the forme Anastasia Rioux, celebrated thei 37th wedding anniversary las May. Born in Pittsfield he was ranks which he did until he re- son of Cornelius and Catherine tired in 1942 from that line of'Ryan Maher. He had been a member, of the Police Depart endeavor. His ousting of Bennie Boynton, an alltime football great at Wil- ment and also had worked fo 31 years at tha Eaton Paper Co. liams College during a game inipiltsfield, before his retirement liici) he was officiating in 1013, because the national football hero swore at him, made headlines in football pages all over country. Mr. Keegan leaves his wife, the former Irene L. Lambert of Worcester, a former member of the Boys' Club staff, whom he married in 1938, a few years after the death of his first wife, the former Marguerite Reid of Dalton. He lias three children by first marriage, J. Russell Keegan of Pit.lsfield, Mrs. Janet Cutlirell of Winter Park, Fla., and Mrs. Marion Menzoss of,' Long Island, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Sister Mary Amilda of the Order of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Spring- 'icld and Mrs. James Druggan of. Bridgeport, Conn, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are in complete. The body is at thf Roberts Funeral Home in Sara •jola. Birth A son was born at Nortti Ad ams Hospital today to Mr. ant Mrs. Charles Bushika of 7 Pal :ner Ave. Mr. Maher was a member o the Pitlsfield Aerie of Eagles St. Joseph's Church, and a for the mer member a! the Knights o Columbus. Besides his wife he leaves two sons, Capt. John T. Maher Jr and Pwt, Robert J. Maher, both of the Pittsfield Fire Depart ment; four sisters, Miss Mar; Maher, Mrs. James Flanagan Mrs. Edward Moran and Mrs Ralph Young, all of Pittsfield. Services will be held at St. Jo seph's Church Wednesday morn ing with a High Mass of Re quicm preceded by services a tlie Condron Funeral Home Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Visiting hows at tho funera home are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 3. See Our Selection and Prices Before You Buy! Our itfccffon of high grW* Monuments ii now th« b»i) in our Fiittory. W« know you'd find h»r* jutt ihi on* for your particular n*«dt. IWALLWPER FOR A WELL [DRESSED HOME! 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