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FIGHT THE NORTH ADAMS. MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT TUESDAY AFTERNOON. AUGUST 6. 1963 Four Inducted Info Army, Go to Ft. Dixfor Basic Four 23-year olrt men were in ducted by the North Adams Area C olnf- A way Present* Joseph Kelman of the North Draft Board today and sent to Adams Seleclee Send-off Com- p'ort Dix, N. J., to begin basic !m j((ee of the USO presented training. them going-away present*. They are Ronald David Adams) Adams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jr. of 18 South St., Norman-David Adams of the same ad Francis Bourell of 325 River St.,j(] resS| was graduated from St. Francis William Esposito of 105;j osc ph's High School and has Bracewell Ave. and Kenneth Eu-Jb een employed by General Elec gene Thomas, now of Dorchester.!t r j c j n pittsfield for over a year. Bourell, son of Mrs. Mildred Whitman of 325 River St., attended Drury High School and was employed by the Cascade Paper Co. Esposito, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Esposito of 105'Bracewell Ave., is a Drury High School graduate and was an assistant golf pro at a course in Ihe state of Florida. Thomas, a graduate of Drury High School, was working for the Frank G. Shattuck Co. in Boston. From Your Stationer • School Supplies • Art Supplies • Dictionaries • Trip Diaries • Portable Typewriters ' Photo Albums ' Stationery i08 MAIN ST. MO 3-7825 FOUR INDUCTED TODAY — Four 23- year-old •youths inducted into the army today receive going-away presents •from Joseph Kelman, right, of the North Adams Selectee Send-off Committee of Camp Ashmere Opens Its Second Session The second session for junior high school age youngsters opened Sunday at Camp Ashmere in Hinsdale operated by the First Baptist Church of this city. Twenty-six young people are On Television registered for this period which _,. / » . . r ii ' /•" runs through Aug. 17. The camp I | V MaQIC TOT ACTOTS ^STeePS, for senior high school students' will run from Aug. 18-24. Final session of the summer season will be a family camp slated for Aug. 25-31. David Spencer of Stamford, Vt., is director of Camp Ashmere for ttie Ihird consecutive season. the USO: Left to right Norman F. Bou- of River St., Ronald D. Adams Jr. of South St., Kenneth B, Thomas, now of Dorchester; and Francis W. Esposito of Bracewell Ave. Dr. Arthur L. Mazzu out of town July 27 through August 8. —adv. A New Treat Every Day ... The Chefs Daily Special If's a different menu feature each day lhaf the Chef has specially prepared and which he recommends as his favorite. He invites you to come over and try it and is certain you'll like it. Open at Noon for Lunch DINNER AT USUAL HOURS OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK DialWilliamsfownGL 8-4123 _ . LJ • Hugh Downs Does Some Long-nair Crosier to Seek Fuller Answer To By CYNTHIA LOWRY HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Tclevi sion, with its endless appetite loi story material and the frequeni necessity to sacrifice quality for quantity, rarely receives the credit due for its magic effect oh actors' careers. A regular role in even an unsuccessful series is a fine showcase for an unknown performer, And it a series is a hit, he can quickly become a star, 4 * * Raymond Burr, before "Perry Mason," played villains, most often in B features. Vince Edwards, in the days before "Ben Casey," had trouble getting bit parts. This magic was one of the things which led Henry Jones, a distinguished stage performer, lo a top role in ABC's "Channing," a dramatic series, set in a college atmosphere, Jones will play the dean. "There were many factors in my decision," said Jones. "The important things w«re weekly exposure to the audiences with star billing—and licity." the attendant pub- Ailhough he has appeared in more lhan 500 television roles in 13 years, Jones feels that his identity has not been hammered home, partly because he has played so many different characters. A Philadelphian, Jones hit professional .stride on Broadwa; in "The Solid Gold Cadillac." I the four years following 1950 when a lot of live television dram was coming out of New York, h appeared in 200 programs, playin everything from hayseed' comic to mad killers. "Channing" may have a toug! i? Highway Petition fight for audiences because ABC has it scheduled opposite CBS Danny Kaye and NBC's "Eleventl hour" on Wednesday nights. * # * Indefatigable Hugh Downs o NBC's "Today Show" has founi time to compose some long-hai: orchestra music—to be heart Wednesday on his morning show— and is invoked in a new audience participation show for which h hopes lo find network time. N.E. Tel. & Tel. Files Stock Plan Offering BOSTON —New England Tele phone & Telegraph Co. of Boston las filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission its previ ously announced offering ol 2,090,857 shares of capital stock which will go to common stock holders at the rate of one new share for each 12 held of recorc Aug. 27. American Telephone & Telegraph Co., which owns 70 per cent of New England Telephone said it will subscribe to its portion of the offering. STUDENTS ... earn "daily interest" on your savings... are not penalized* when you withdraw money for tuition or for any other purpose. *Your savings earn interest day by day... Interest is paid right up 'to day of withdrawal, there are NO interest periods! FIRST y AGRICULTURAL IVATIOIVAL BANK of Berkshire County ADAMS • DALTON • GREAT BARRINGTON • NORTH ADAMS • PITTSFIELD • PITTSFIELD DRIVE-UP • SHEFFIELD i'«)i/; Assets ,.. $60,000,000 MEMBtK fEOERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Trunt Assets . . . $UJ,000,000 Work that Vermont Higliwaj Department officials agreed Fri day lo do before the new Stam (ord-Heartwcllvill* highway is ac cepted, largely fails to satisfy the complaints of some 30 or 40 resi deuts of the 'area who have sen a petition to state Highway Com missioner, Hussell A. Holden, ac cording to Raymond J. Crosier proprietor of the Hearlwellvillc Lodge. Crosier said yesterday lhat he in lends to'"keep after" Holden ii an effort to get a fuller answer to the petition lhan has been re ceived so far. "Misled" According to Crosier, who circulated the petition along will Miss Marjorie Cutler of Stamford, it asked for a conference with a representative of the Highway Department "to discuss the condition the road was left in and ascertain whelher we were misled l)y tile right of way mcu" when they obtained signatures to land damage releases. The reference to the condition n which the road was left, Crosier said, related to the raising of the grade at several points far above the grade of the old road, with the result that deep ditches nave been left in front of some of the properties. The Vermont officials who con dueled an inspection of the job Friday said later thai a culvert will be laid in the ditch in front of the unused Baptist Church on Heartwcllville Flats and the dilch will be filled even with the highway, hut Crosier said (his is only one of several places where the new road was raised and (he petitioners are unhappy about the resulting situation. Crosier also said tfiat thus far no answer has l>een received to he question whether abutters were "misled" as lo the amount of land to be taken, although he has received a letter from Commissioner Holden assuring him that every effort will be made to remove any misunderstandings. Well Bcynnd Stokes Crosier said some of the abul- .ers got their impression os to he amount of land to be taken rom lines of stakes placet! on heir properly but lhat in numer- ius cases the const met ion went well beyond the stakes, taking nore land lhan they had expected o lose. The highway officials in Ute In- iucction party said the road ihouldere will be tacked and grass mowed along the Stamford seclion, but Crosier said the conditions this work will correct did not figure in th« petition. Eisenhower in France CHERBOURG, France (AP) — Former President Dwight D. Ei- enhower arrived yesterday to take part in a filmed television pro- tram marking the 20th anniversary of the Allied invasion of the •ontinent in World War II. He and Mrs. Eisenhower ar- ived aboard the Queen Elizabeth and were greeted by local officials. They left Cherbourg by car for :acn, slightly inland from the Normandy beaches. Later this week, Eisenhower will visit several points on the 944 beachhead. 1 ; and Saturday will board the liner America to eturn to Ihe United Slates. Solous' Pay Raise May Have /o Refurn If If Emergency Clause Invalid BOSTON (JB — Atty. Gen. Edward W. Brooke ruled yesterday that Massachusetts legislators might have to return the increases in pay and allowances they voted themselves if the Supreme Court rules out the emergency clause on the pay bill, Practical Viewpoint Brooke said in an opinion requested by Treasurer John T. Driscoll that there is no legal mpediment to his paying the in- cre'ases to the legislators, but he said: "I suggest to you that from a practical viewpoint it would be well for you to advise and in- 'orm the members of the General Court" of the possibility that they might have tc return money. the Brooke said that Jack E. Moles worth, head of « group which is seeking a referendum on the pay raise, now has a petition pending before the Suprem< Court challenging the.emergen cy clause which the Legislature attached to the bill which made it effective immediately when Ji was signed June 28. Emergency Clause He said if the petition is uphelc and the emergency clause rulet invalid and if the petitioners file the required signatures, the pay raise act "would thereupon be suspended and the sums appro priated under the legislation would have to be returned to you as treasurer of the commonwealth," Around Berkshire Camp Doctor Said Unlicensed GREAT BARRINGTON—Mark Yarry of Woodside, N.Y., pleaded innocent yesterday to charges of practicing medicine without a license. Police said Yarry had posed as a doctor at a coeducational youth camp in the Berkshires, using (he name of Dr. Robert Mayer. Yarry's case was continued to Aug. 14 and he was freed in $500 bail. Authorities said Mayer had been at the Silver Birch camp since last Tuesday. He treated a few minor cuts and bruises and wrote some prescriptions, according to police. * * * Mardi Gras Parade Tonight PITTSFIELD—The annual Mardi Gros parade of Pittsfield playground youngsters will take place tonight at 7. The parade will start at the junction of East and First Streets and proceed around Park Square and down North Street to Wahconah Park, where the floats will be dismantled. The event will be led by the Mardi Gras king and queen, Shaun Keegan and Bonnie McCabe of West Memorial Playground, who will ride in an open convertible as-will 20 other royal couples representing the city's 21 play areas. A drum corps exhibition will be given at Wahconah Park immediately after the parade. * » * Beaches Closed at?, Patrolled LANESBORO—Tired of night-time shenanigans at town beach areas, the Selectmen have ruled that they will be closed to the public at 9 p.m. and patrolled after that hour to evict intruders. * * * Named Superior of Seminary GREAT BARRINGTON—The Very Rev. Charles Van Dureli, SCJ, superior at Dehon Seminary here, has been named superior of Kilroe Seminary of the Sacred Heart at Honesdale, Pa., a four-year liberal arts college of the Congregation of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Succeeding Fr. Van Duren will be the Rev. James Aloysius Cunniffe, SCJ, professor in the department o( theology at Sacred Heart Seminary, at Hales Corners, Wis. Fr. Ciumiffe, a native of Philadelphia, has taught church history, Oriental theology and sacred eloquence at Hales Corners for Ihe past two years. At Dehon, Fr. Cunniffe will be assisted in the administration of the seminary by the Very Rev. Angeb'co Kol- Icr, SCJ, the Rev. Robert "L. Meyer, SCJ, and the Rev. Stephen Weisse, SCJ. Fr. Wiesse recently was ordained to the priesthood. He was a member of the first class to graduate from Dehon Seminary in 1934. * * * 2,000 GE Picnic Invitations PITTSFIELD — About 2,000 active employes and pensioners of the General Electric Co. have been mailed invitations to the annual GE Quarter Century Club picnic, scheduled (or Aug. 10 al the GEAA field at Crane Ave. Kenneth P. Farnham, president of the Quarter Century Club and picnic chairman, said that each person invited has been employed by General Electric for 25 years, and a few for more than 50 years. He pointed out that an all- time attendance record is expected to be set at !his year's picnic. A highlight of the day will be an address by Gene R. Peterson, general manager of the company's ordnance department. * * * City Employes Ask Pay Raise PITTSFIELD—The City Employes Assn. Local (55 has filed a pair of petitions for Council action. One asks that all city employes be granted a four-step increase in pay lo "cope with the high cost of living." The Betterment Assn. of the Fire and Police Departments have previously asked for substantial wage boosts, and undoubtedly the Council will refer this latest wage increase petition to the Finance Committee as were the others. The association also asks that motor equipment repair men in the labor and trades group be upgraded from Class IS lo 15. Dr. Costine's office closed uri- 1 Monday, Aug. 19.—adv. , Bechard Given Party On Retirement Two North Adams men who retired last week from Sprague Electric Co., were honored at a retirement party Satin-day at Pete's Hideaway on the Mohawk Trail. . They are Walter A. Graves of College Ave., and Henry Bcchard of 20 W. Main St. Mr. Graves retired Saturday after about 14 years service with Sprague and Mr. Bechard retired last Thursday after 20 years service. About 40 friends attended the affair, including a number of officials and employes at Sprague. rale relations for the company, was master of ceremonies. The men were presented purses of money and otlier gifts. Sprague Electric officials who attended the affair were John D. Washburn, corporate director of personnel; Kenneth Brown, eastern industrial relations manager; .John Flaherty, director of safety and security and a former North Adams police chief, and Francis McCarthy, assistant to Mr. Flaherty, Local Intelligence —The Rosary Society ol St. Francis Church will meet at 7:45 tonight at the Flynn & Roach Funeral Home to recite the Rosary for Mrs. Mary Dailcy of 52 E. Quincy St., who was a mem- Espositos Going To Italy For Long Vacation Mr. and Mrs. Frank Esposito of 105 Bracewell Ave. sail Friday aboard the Leonardo Da Vinci for an extended vacation in their native Italy. They plan to visit her family in Postalesio, above Milan, and then go on to Lake Garda where Mr. Espftsito said they expect to meet several other North Adams residenls on vacation. The Espositos will then visit Venice, Florence, Rome, Pisa,' filand, and Switzerland before re- rning to Poslalesio. Because he . .0 longer has any close relatives He cited the pressure of busi-.m j,j s birthplace in Southern Ita._-,-_ __ .,-, Espositos do not plan to Polities Mullen Not to Run Again for McCann School Board Post Martin J. Mullen of 100 Porter St., an original member of the McCann Vocational School Committee, announced today that he will not seek re-election this fall. Mr. Mullen, who has served on the committee for six years, said that after six years someone else should have an opportunity I •ye. Business Pressure ness as a secondary reason. He's vice president and general manager of Mullen-Mayflower, Inc., of this city, Adams and Pittsfield, a long-distance moving firm. Mr. Mullen's decision not lo run leaves the city's McCann School Committee race wide open. His term, and that of Chairman Bernard Lenhoff, expire at the end of this year. Last week Mr. Lenhoff said he won't seek reelection. Re-election is for four years. The McCann School Committee consists of delegates from seven! communities, including five from! North Adams. Of tile five North] Adams seals two — held by Messrs. Lenhoff and Mullen — expire this year and must be 'illed at the city election this all. The committee decides policy and administers the $1.5 million Charles H. McCann Vocational- Technical High School off Hodges Cross Koaci, the state's first vocational high school on a region al basis. "Most Gralif.ving" Mr. Mullen said his service on John Winnnt, director of corpo-iber of that group. Senate Okays Crime Board 'Corruption' Probe Cash BOSTON (AP) -A bill to finance the Massachusetts Crime Commission's investigation of what it terms "a patleni of corruption" in some slate agencies has been passed by the Senate. There was no debate yesterday THE CLARKSBURG SCHOOL DEPARTMENT R, F. D. No. I North Adams, Massachusetts Auejuil 2, 1963 Tti« ClirltiWg School Committn !nvi(«i bidi lor h»il-p':nt g[«it bolll.i of put.urii.d, homogenized milk with • mininum Utl.rfal conl.nt of 3.35%, d.livo/ed daily to (h. Cllrkiburg EUmentary School. Th< «v«r«g« daily coniumplion li 200 bottlsi. Th« Clarllburg School CommiH«« will opon SEALED bid* on Mond.y >vanin9, Auguil 1. l?63 at 8:00 P. M. al Hit Cl»r)tibur9 Elementary School. Furlhar information can b« locurtd from th« offlc* of th« Superintendent of ScrWoll al tho Clarltiburg Elcmenfafy ScnnoF, Auq t, I as the upper chamber advanced by voice vote ttie bill appropriating $jfi!),000 for the commission, The no debate action was in sharp contrast to the lengthy debate Insl week before the House approved the appropriation. The Senate attached an amendment to provide thai state Auditor Thomas J. Buckley be in control of $5,000 which the House earmarked for an audit of the commission books.• Bark (o HOUM The bill now must go back to the House for liclion on the amended version. In the House version Ihe funds for the audit remained in control of the commission. The Senate ,he committee has been "most gratifying." "Bui," he added, "when you've served six years someone else should have an opporlunily — here should be a chance for new blood on the committee." Mr. Mullen said he would like :o see someone from the auto- .nolive Irades or induslry fill his shoes on Ihe committee. He mentioned as a "for instance," someone from !he James Hunter Machine Co. After enabling legislation cre'- ating the special regional vocational school district was accepted in the fall of 1359 by the seven communities —North Adams, Adams, Clarksburg, Williams .own, Savoy, Florida and Monroe —Mr. Mullen was elected by the City Council as one of the city's representatives lo the then new chool board. In the city election of 1961 he vas re-elected without opposition. Active Career Mr. Mullen is a director of the Northern Berkshire Developmsnt Corp. and Ihe North Adams Cham- of Commerce. He served on he Citizens Improvement Committee and has achieved distinc- ion in his career field, having won several awards. A native of Adams, Mr. Mulen was educated at Drury High School and Riverside Military Academy. He served for four •ears in the Army Air Corps during World War H and is mar- ied to the former Geraldine Shaw. They have four daughters \nd a son: Sheila, 16; Barbara, 5; Shannon, 11; Mary Lynn, 7; and Marty, 3. :ounty Extension Service Merged In : our-CountyUnit The merger of Ihe Berkshire County Extension Service into a consolidated organization to serve Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden Counties has been completed, it was announced lo- day by ..I Richard Beatlic, associate director of the stnte Extension crvice at Ihe University of Massachusetts. The name of the new organization is Pioneer Valley-Berkshire Regional Co-Operative Extension Service, Beatlie said. He explained that the consolidation was undertaken to reduce costs and increase the competency of educational assistance to commercial agriculture. Policy aspects of the regional organization will he the responsibility o! an executive committee composed of the chairmen of Ihe boards or trustees of county aid to agriculture. They are Shirley Gardner of Williamstown for Berkshire, Richard L. Kinncr of Greenfield for Franklin, Luther Bcldcn of North Hatfield for Hampshire and George S. Gay of Three Rivers for HampdeK. In the organization, Frank A. Skogsberg of Pillsfielcl, long- lime agricullural agent with the tour that end of the country. After 33 days in Italy they will sail Sept. 22 aboard the liner Cristoforo Colombo. The ocean trip takes nine days each way, Mr. Esposilo said. He came lo this country in 1914 at Ihe age of 10. His wife has been here three years, Mr. Esposilo, custodian at the Massachusetts Electric Co, is known to many as the announcer on Italian Melodies broadcast over WMNB Sundays. Henry Ford II Wife Agree to Separate DETROIT (AP) — The divided family of Henry Ford II—he and his wife, Anne, have agreed to a separation—was in apparent seclusion today. Aside from the brief separation announcement thai stunned the social world over the weekend, the Fords made no statement. Efforts to reach them were unavailing. The Fords, married 23 years, announced Ihe separation through counsel, saying they had agreed upon a "legal separation" and had entered into the "usual form of separation agreement." A man answering the telephone Sunday t.\ Ihe couple's lavish horn in suburban Grosse Pointe Farms said Ford was oul of the city and not expected lo return for three weeks. Mrs. Ford was reported at another Ford home at Watermill, Southampton, L.I., New York. Social circles speculated that Ford, 45, chairman of the Ford Motor Co., will continue to live in the Detroit area and Mrs. Ford, 44, will make her home al Southampton with Iheir Ihree children —Charlotte, 22; Anne, 19, and Edsel, 14. The Ford Co. headquarters is in suburban Dearborn. Anne McDonnell, member of a socially prominent Long Island family, and Ford were married in Ihe Roman Catholic /aith at Southampton in 1040. Ford, a Methodist by rearing, adopted Catholicism. Henry II, a son of Ihe late En°- sel Ford, only child of the first Henry Ford, has two brothers, Benson and William Clay Ford. Both are married. The Roman Catholic Church does not recognize divorce. A Catholic clergyman said a separation is permitted when Ihe couple finds it impossible to go on with common life. Today In History (1/11 the Associated Press) Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6, Ihe 218th day of 1963. There are 147 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On tliis dale in 1!M5, the first offensive atomic bomb was dropped by the United States on Hiroshima, Japan, late in World War II. When Japan refused President Truman's offer of a chance :o surrender, a second bomb was dropped two days later on Naga- On this dale: In 1777, one of the American Revolutionary War's bloodiest battles took place at Oriskanny, N.Y. In 1800, Napoleon ordered dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire. In !8fW, the Sionx reservation ot 11 million ncrea in Dakota wa» ceded to the Uniled States. In ISKfi, Gertrude Ederle of the United States became the first woman to swim the English Channel. In 1054, death came lo Emllie Dionne, 20, one ol Canada's famed quintuplets. * » • Ten years ago: Actor-singer Dick Haymcs was arrested for de- porlalion (o his native Argentina for alleged violation of U.S. im- misralion laws. Five years ago: Australia's great distance runner, Herb Elliott, ran a record mile in 3:54.5 at Dublin, Ireland, Ulllu ^b 1 l^ulkUl t\l <*£*;ij^ nun tut- ( n I ffN * Berkshire County Extension Scrv- PatTOlfflOn POUl DORIS In Own Rawhide Role For yesterday's most bizarre ice, becomes a regional dairy specialist and will concentrate on dairy marketing problems in the four-county area. 0. Ixtwis Wyman, working oul of Greenfield, and Roger M. Harrington, based at Northampton, will conlinue to provide specialized educational assistance to Western Mnssuchusells dairy interests in the areas of management and production practices, respectively. Albert H. Fuller, director of the Pioneer Valley Regional Co-operative Extension Service, West Springfield, will be responsible For administration of the four-counly organization. sight, picture one rugged policeman capable of hauling in any law breaker, struggling to make a docile cow conform to his wishes. Patrolman Paul Danis got last night's plum assignment up on West Shaft Koad when four beefy bovines bollled-tip Ihe byway and refused to move, requiring * cattle drive. Officer Danis and Arthur Slohl- mann, the livestock's owner, rode herd and coralled the cows back to pasture. Dr. Arthur L. Mtizzn out ofj - changed it to have Ihe funds town July 27 through August B. Dr. Coslinc's office closed un- Irnnsfcrred to the slnle Bailor.|-miv. |lil Monilny, Aug. lil.-iulv. A ' >

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