The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts on August 6, 1963 · Page 10
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North Adams, Massachusetts
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Tuesday, August 6, 1963
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Offic*: C«nf»r Str«»t Adams News Section Dial 743-1700 — 743-1701 TEN THE NORTH ADAMS. MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT Scouts, Veterans, Restore Cemetery TUESDAY ARERNOON. AUGUST 6. 1963 Graves of Quakers : Cleared of Brush, 1 Trees in Workbees By CHARLES J. HOVE . . Art old cemetery dating back to 17)8 and lying unseen on '. the east side of West Road i " mil? from the Adams-Cheshire town line is in the process of V. restoration under the guiding hand of Roy F. Carpenter of 15 ""Melrose St., fortnerly Veterans Service Agent for Adams. Mr. Carpenter began his res- "l ; :',ition work last week with the •••aid of two power saws and a r:ipshire veteran who has promised to return. Stumps and Logs Last Friday and again yesterday members of Explorer Scout Post 38 aided Mr. Carpenter on the site, clearing logs dropped last week and hacking out small tree slumps. The scouts who had volunteered lo aid the project in May also cleared brush and stones from the silo. About half of the 15 who volunteered in May are on the job with Mr. Carpenter this week. Later they will aid in filling low-spots, straightening up headstones which exist and field stone 'markers which indicate burial sites of some 40 to 50 early Quakers. The cemetery holds the re"mains "of early settlers of Adams /imong whom, as identified by .gravestones, are Judith Hicks An- •thony, Daniel Cole and Experi- .'ence-Cole. A marker indicating •that other members of the Anthony family are among the un•marked graves was set in plac In 1818 by the Anthony Descend ants Assn. Mr.. Carpenter has made a hob by oi restoring old cemeteries although prior to now • the ol cemeteries which came under hi "care have been those which con tain bodies of deceased service .men. ~ If the cemetery now being re CEMETERY WORKERS — Restoration of an old West Road cemetery began during the past few days under direction of Roy F. Carpenter, former Veteran Service agent, wifh the aid of members of Explorer Post 38 and one of the volunteer teenagers of the sug- gesfed Adami Helps Corps. They are (from I. to r.l: Paul Exner, Mr. Carpenter, Francis Bourdon, Louis Geoffrion, Bruce Dumouchel, the Help Corps volunteer, and Denis Hoye. The job continued yesterday and again today. Groves & Co. Closed Every Wednesday At 12:30 P. M. During August J •i SUCH PLEASURE..., TO RTUttl YOU CAN ALWAYS ' RELAX ABOUT PRESCRIPTIONS WHEN «! Y PHARMACY nU» THtM FDR VOU I You'll have to axeutfl Ul for blowing our own horn, but fh.n we'f. raaily proud of our reputation of giving luperior service when it comet to preicrip- tjoru. Bring you? "icripr to us . . . ih.K relax! You'll b> qet- e best pollibl. i»rvic>. Dial 743-0050 tored contained the body of a erviceman, it would by state aw be cared for by the town but Mr. Carpenter has not es tablished a service-connection foi the burial plot. Quaker Graves The fact that early Quakers are buried in the old burying ground is shown by the rows o upended heavy fieldstones, with no other identification, which in dicate graves. .Quakers of old were buried without markers "according to the Manner of Friends." Sometime next week, Mr. Car penter expects to have a volun teer with a tractor pull out sev eral large stumps, after which grading and seeding will be ac complished. The ex-veterans agent said today that he would like, to see some of the unemployed war veterans of the town on the site to assist him as well as the EX' plorers. They may call him al his home lo learn when the nexl ' il Pier! Joins Husband in Okinawa Mrs. James J. Fieri Jr. and work party will be, although the weather is good is most likely will be tomorrow morning at 8.30 Mr. Carpenter, helped by a number of local veterans who re ceived aid from his departmen at Town Hall in 1959, restored a Revolutionary War Cemetery on East Road near the Susan B Anthony homestead. Twenty-two veterans are buried there. Also restored is a small p!ol near the end of Daniels Court which Mr. Carpenter located and cleaned up. Aiding yesterday at the Wesl Hoad cemetery site, on land owned by Joseph Horn and near the old Carpenter homestead (no relation) besides the scouts, were Alfred Postler, Herbert Maher and Bernard J. Fryc, Explorer Scout advisor. Defaulted After Failing to Appear A Cheshire man given a one- day continuance in District Courl yesterday to produce a Veterans Hospital appointment slip he said he had, failed to show up in ;ourt today, and was defaulted. Barracks Meeting Adams Barracks 429, Veterans of World V'Rr I, will hold a spe cial meeting tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 in the American Legion Home on Park Street, it was an nounced this morning by Herbert Mahar. way WouM you tell your home and contents for the amoOnt of ln>uranc» that you carry? If th« an»ww }• an explotlvs, "absolutely not", then you're not carrying enough protection. Let'f talk It over. A LOCAL INWEND1NT Insurance Agency Thompson & Linscott . INSURANCE AGENCY CENTER ST. DIAL 743-0572 Good Evening! For the record, our suggesiio of an Adams Help Corps two o infant daughter, Cynthia, havej three weeks back drew the sig gone to Okinawa lo join 2nd. L Fieri who has been assigned t< duty there with the Air Fore Security Service. They flew Fr day from. Bradley Field, Conn. Mrs. Fieri and Cynthia hav been in Adams for several week. as guests of his parents, Mr. an Mrs. Fieri of 22 Harding Ave and her parents, Mr. and. Mrs Frank Grocki of 6 Frederick Ln Lt. Fieri who was assigned t Okinawa in June following con pletion of the U.S. Air Fore special course for commnnica tions officers at Goodfellow Base Tex. He received training in o| cralion and management of a: force comunications equipmen and systems. He received his regular coir nission in the Air Force las December after holding a re serve commission since his gra dilation in June 1962 from Bosto University with a bachelor o science degree. Car Needs Jack To Get Off Stone Anita til. Pedc-rcini of 51 Gun ther St., North Adams, told polic yesterday the power steerin: mechanism on her car was dam aged when the car straddled i stone at an excavation on Fis! Road. Patrolman Norman A. Gamar investigated and reported th work, at the intersection of Bieni ck Avenue and Fisk Road, wa being done by Lawrence Bienie! who is extending a water line Further checking today discloset the Adorns Fire District, is ex tending a line for Mr. Bienick a the site. The North Adams woman re ported her car had to be jacke lo release it from the stone on which it had caught. Alert Hose Co. To Elect Officers The Alert Hose Company wil lave its annual business meeting :onight in the hose rooms follow ing a supper at 6:30. Oflicers will be elected follow ing a report by a nominatini committee consisting of Clam W. Gould, Lawrence Bishop and Irnest J. Bissalllon. : orest Park's 3rd Green Damaged Police were asked yesterday afternoon to investigate damage done to th<s third green at tha Forest Park Country Club some time Sunday night. Joseph George reported that a car had apparently driven over the green » num ber of times. OUTSTANDJNG VALUE AT A NEW REDUCED PRICE t) ConvanUnt location nor churchu <r>d tehaoli. b) Two-(»mlly dwallinq, ( «nj 5 roamt. c) Oil h«it wlrri ««cri apart- mant Kaving taparaf* h«ar- Tn? unTfs, d) Largt r*»mi, inn porcfiM, ampU cUnt ipaea, beautiful (loan anal many Mtrai. • I A 9 o»J buy ar 112,600. LEMOINE REAL ESTATE 11 Gilead St., Adami 743-1567 * •M natures of just three volunteer nere at the office, although we'v been told a couple of teenager did say elsewhere they'd be in :erested if someone called a meet ing officialy to form such corps. Maybe it might still wor but no one official seems inter ested. Par for the course? * * * Tomorrow, by proclamation o Gov. Endicolt Pcabody, is Purpl Heart Day. The governor, in pro claiming the day, urged tha residents of the state honor thos veterans who hnve fought fo their country and who wen wounded, » • » Today back in 1945, the firs atom bomb in the series of lw ivhich spelled an end to the wa with Japan fell on the city o Hiroshima. And 100 years ag today Thanksgiving was made a legal holiday in all states. 4 * * The Selectmen tomorrow nigh will probably have a short meet once again with Chairman Fred Dabrowski off on a vaca Jon trip to Plum Island. The agenda tomovrov.' has nothing o mportance on it at the moment Costume Parade, — You Name It "Any Kind of Costume "is Ihi theme for tomorrow's parades a the four Adams playgrounds. Pa rade time is 1:30. Prizes will be awarded winners at each field. Other scheduled activities for oinorrow are baseball games be .weon Red Sox and Cardinals a Renfrew Field and Yankees ant Braves at Russell Field. All girl; who arc taking ballet lessons an to practice at 9 a.m. at Russel Planners to Discuss Sub-Division Control The Planning Board has been called into session tonight at 7 iy its chairman, Edward M Kulpa. On the agenda is discus •iion of rules for sub-division con rol and the possibility of setting a date for a public hearing. Also ncluded is a meeting with Town Counsel Andrew J. Dilk to dis cuss the zoning law as it applies o trailer parks. Simple Arithmetic (II—$2.05 Monfhly . . . 9iv.t you • 6>roo(n eintr.lly heated «p*rtment with bafh. Ctntr.Hy locatad on Commercial Sfr«.f. Thr«. oth.r apart- menti pay all .xp.nsei. Pric. $11.000. Down (1,500 to $2,000. (2)—$7.00 Monfhly . ; . glv.i you a E>room, oil hot wafer 1 ground {Toor apartm.nt wlrrt bath, at 118-124 Howland Avtnu*. Thr.* oth.r apartm.nfs pay .IT •xp.nt.i. Soma r.pairi na.d.d. Pfic. $10,000. Down $1,500 lo $2,000. (31—$17.00 Monthly . . . ? lv*» you a 6'roorrv centrally •at.d ground floor ap.rtm.nt with eonrpl.t. hath ana faragt, Locatod In * nic. Ucatjon «t f-lt Richmond Str..t. Pric. $15,000. Down paym.nt $2,000 to $3,000. Thr.» oth.r «p«rt- m.nti pay .11 >«*i. Top condition. SAWYER BOISVERT, R»«ltor Phona Adams 743-0034 ADDITIONAL NEWS o/ Interett to A4*m» reader* ttilt be found In tht Northern Berlahlrt Area Nnt* Section OH Paft 3 of Tht Needed: At Least $2,000 to Begin On War Memorial Contributions to the Adams War Memorial monument fund may be made by families and friends in memory of servicemen who lost their lives in the servTce of their country, the fund committee announced la«t night. Chairman Albert M. Abraham, who said the fund is still lagging behind at slightly more than ;i,500 of the $6,000 goal, has Nov .1 still marked as a target date r or completion and dedication oi he monument on the AmeHcan Legion Home north lawn. The memorial will have the names of all those who died erving their country in the Revo- utionary, Civil, Spanish Amer- can, and World Wars I and II and the Korean conflict, cut into ranite to be remembered perpetually. Contributions may be left at the Berkshire Bank and Trust Co., Mbert's Hardware on Summer 5t., Smith Brothers-McAndrews nsurance Agency, Park Street, or the American Legion Home. Mr. Abraham urged business- Tien and industrialists who have eceived letters of solicitation to espond to the letters without de- ay to give the fund drive its leeded boost. SEEKS FIRE TRUCK — A formal request for purchase by the Prudential Committee of the Adams Fire District of a new 750-galIon pumper truck'to replace a 27-year-old Mack engine no longer operating at A pumper was presented last night by Fire Chief Arthur H. Hathaway Jr. Here discussing the request are, from left, Henry Groiz, Andrew J. Kreiel, Chief Hathaway, Albert S. Reid and Richard Yincelefte, who took the matter under consideration. Textile, Giants Cards, Sox, Win The Cardinals, Red Sox, Berkshire Textile and Giants winners in Farm League games at the Adams playgrounds yes- erday. At Russell Field the Cardinals defeated the Cubs 7 to 2 and the Red Sox blanked ths Braves 6-0, Two home runs were hit by Vnuk for the winning Cardinals Mr. Abraham said that once whose batteries were K. Char- he fund reaches about $3,000, the bonneau and Kelley. Batteries • • '{or the Cubs were Burke, Law- lonumenl can be ordered since he latter half of the fund drive will cover the landscaping around he monument which can be de- ayed if necessary. Actual cost of the monument tself is estimated to be about 3,500, meaning the drive must ccumiilate $2,000 more before lie monument can be started. .egion Auxiliary Barnes 5 to Group Five past presidents of Adams Unit, American Legion Auxiliary, •ere appointed officers in the ast Presidents' Committee of Jerk shire District ALA at a bi- lonthly supper meeting last ight at the home of Mrs. Igna- ius Jc-zyk at Cheshire Harbor. They are: secretary, Mrs. Alert H. Toupence; treasurer, Mrs, Hurt Grew; scholarship chair- nan, Miss Josephine W. Ro- laniak, all reappointed; ser- eant-at-arms, Mrs. Russell F. lorey, and ways and means committee, Mjss Edith A. Maynard. 'hey were appointed by Mrs. Waler W. Syrett of Lanesboro, new- named district chairman who uccecded Miss Maynard in that ffice. Also present from Adams was iss Rita Maynard. Town Calendar Tonight ADAMS POST AMERICAN LEGION will meet at 8 p.m. in the American Legion Home. 'The no- inaling committee will present slate o{ officers, for the coming ear. Lunch will follow, NOVENA DEVOTIONS in hon- r of Our Lady of the Miraculous fedal, 7.30 p.m., St. Thomas hurch. Tomorrow CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIE- 'Y. First Wednesday of the onth Testimony Meeting 7:45 .m. society chapel, 10 Liberty t. GOLDEN AGE CLUB meets 2 .m'. American Legion Home. PUBLIC WHIST PARTY spon- ored by the Mountain Club, 8 ,m. club rooms, 6 Anthony St. GERMANIA LODGE NO. 2, DHS, will meet at 7:30 in Turn all. Whist will follow. son, Greilich and Moncecchi. In the other' game the Red Sox batteries were Koperniak, Hakes, Markland and Turoczy and for the Braves they were Szfranski and Gazaille. The Berkshire Textile team at Renfrew Field defeated Crystal Creamery 21 to 0 with 17 runs scored in the top of the second inning. Home runs were hit by G. Wojcik and Dudziak. The batteries were Zabek and Levesque for the winners; Hayer, Kalisz, Volpi, Ciuk, Alibozek and Lawson for Crystal Creamery. Tlie Giants' won over the Yankees by forfeit at North Sum mer Street Field. Airman Jagiello Returns to Germany After spending a 30-day leave with his mother, Mrs. Mary Jagiello of 10 Winter St., and a brother, Donald, and family in Ashjand, Airman 1C Robert E Jagiello flew Saturday from Idle wild Airport, New York City U his base in Germany where be has been stationed since Septem ber 1D61. He enlisted in. the Air Force in June 1959 after attending Adam Memorial High School. He had basic training at Lackland Ai Force Base, Texas, and specia training at Amarillo, Texas, as fuel supply technician. He spen 18 months at Ellison Air Force Base, Fairbanks, Alaska, before assignment to Germany. Fire District Postpones $112,500 Grant; Chief Urges Need for New Fire Truck The Adams Fire District last night postponed acceptance of a federal grant of $112,500 from the Community Facilities Administration and its Prudential Commit lee received a formal spplica- lion from fire chief Arthur H, Hathaway Jr. for i special dis, trict meeting to buy a fire truck. The grant is to match- local "unds for the extension of water service into the Upper Orcharc Street area and the Upper East Hoosac Street area. New Regulations The Committee, in special ses sion learned that the CFA has issued new regulations on the filing of formal applications which will affect Adams. The Fire District counsel, Wai *r J. Donovan, reported that the rules now in effect caM» je explained at the moment be cause the person interpreting hem is currently on vacation until next week. Mr. Donovan said that the CFA las granted an extension of time to the Adams Fire District to .'accept the grant, because of the new rulings. A time limit' for he extension will be given in a etter of conlirm»tion on the ex- ens ion. Births Mr. and Mrs. R a y n o r Linzej of Tower Ave. are parents of a son born yesterday afternoon a W. B. Plunkett Memorial Hos pital. Mrs. Limey is the forme Elizabeth O'Connor. A son wns born !ast night at W B. Plunkett Memorial Hospital t> Mr. and Mrs. James Miller of Notch Rd., Cheshire. Mrs. Mille is the former Marion Millett. Leaves $5,500 Estate An inventory filed yesterday in Probate Court indicates tha Zofia Kalisz of Adams left an estate of $5,500. We Offer This Suggestion Be Sure You Have-•» * And Be Sure You Reach For Alway* So-Good Cryttal Creamery Milk! At The Super Market* Or Your Neighborhood Store Woman's Relief Corps Holds Annual Picnic George E. Sayles Woman's Re- ief Corps had its annual picnic .upper meeting last night at the lome of Mrs. Charles Weatherby ot 158 California Ave., Pittsfield, a corps member and past department president. Nineteen members and one guest, Mrs. Wealh- erby's mother, Mrs. Sttvens, at- ended. The supper, with Mrs. Weatrier- >y in charge, was followed by » social program. Cards were play- Prizes were awarded to all present. Fined $10 . A 43-year-old Adams man was 'ined $10 in District Court this mominff by Judge John A. Barry after pleading guilty to a charge of drunkenness. The defendant was arrested on Columbia Street near the New England Lime Co. where Patrolman Richard F. Gir oux found him walking In the road five feet from the sidewalk and in danger of being struck >y a car. A*ta for Fire Engine Fire Chief Hathaway formally asked the Prudential Committee lo call a special meeting to obtain permission and appropriate money for a new fire engine, a pumper truck, which would cost about $17,000 and would replace . an old Mack now out ol service. Chief Hathaway said he cur rently has the use ot the fores! lire truck but that with the grass and woods fire season coming soon, he will not be able lo de pend upon its use. He said Adams -currently oper ates with only one pumper truck and he has his "fingers crossed' that a big fire will not break out in town. The Prudential Committee look the Fire Chief's request under advisement. Members expressed a desire to keep water rates from rising and said that with the water extension project and a 'ire truck to consider, the purchase of a fire truck should be weighed carefully. Clerk Richard Vincelette said hat th« fire truck alone would not offer- any Increase in rates iut that combined with the new pumping contemplated, there would be an increase. Expects Criticism Chief Hathaway told the committee that he has not been crit- cized as yet by fire underwriter nspectors but that he expects criticism when the community s inspected on its fire protection. H* asked for a letter explaining •ejection of his appeal for Ihe iew truck should it be turned lown. The chief has filed a letter xplaining the situation and ask- ng for the new pumper. The old Mack fire engine is iseable is a hoae carrier but as a pumper. The chief told tic committee that he cannot be sure at any time that, it will able to answer a fire call with ts hose. Floor Specids SAVE-SAVE HEAVYWEIGHT VINYL Now Only 92e sq. yd. tl.59 Va1u« Parferru for Bejraomi and Parlor LUXURIOUS TERRAZANO Deluxe Vinyl Boer Completely ifntalUcJ and Cemented to Your Floor $4.45 M). yd. J7.50 Valut A. C. Simmons, Inc. 71 Port Sf.. Adorns FOR ALL YOUR if Heating * Tinning * Plumbing Dial 743-0419 NO JOB TOO SMALL OR TOO BIG! STOKERS—OIL, GAS, BURNERS BOILERS CLEANED AND SERVICED Otiellette Bros. Rag. No. 6325 Dial 743-0419 75 Park Sf., Adimi Olga's beauty salon 75 SUMMER ST. DIAL 743-9351 SMART GIRLS! If'i the imirt girl who Is thinking about htr appparanct! Shs'i aware oi what tha tun artj water hai done to her hafr ancJ if making plant to vhit Olg«'t real loon . . . Why Jo n't you!! • FrlcUyi'Trl 9 P. M. BUY THAT ...WITHANS.A.S.B. HOME LOAN! Stop in «i toon ai you e*n ... talk with our friendly ••Horn* Loan D«parfm«nf about th« working* of a sound, taitored-to-your-budg»t horn* loan. Y«i! W» lay — Buy that Horn* Now . . . mak« your dr«amt corn* trual It's so easy whan you allow us to put our yaars of axparicnca to work at financing homes for paopl* just ilk* youl I At our bank w* think your troit in ut It our mott imp«rftnt ««i»t. 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