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Naugatuck blsl Year Number 147 Naugatuck, Conn. Established 1885 10 Pages i5e Per Copy 90c Weekly Carrier 393 Receive Diplomas At Graduation Ceremony; Many Get Special Awards *". .Attired in traditional garnet caps and gowns, members of the Class of 1976 at Naugatuck High School received (heir diplomas last night from Raymond E. Howling, superintendent of schools. Many of the 393 members of the class received scholarships and awards wilh a total value of $24,743. This was in addition to about {200,000 in grants lo the Bookkeeping Error Turns Town Surplus Into Deficit BEACON FALLS - Town Treasurer Adam Swierczewski advised the Boaid of Finance last nighl thai the $90,000 surplus upon which the recently-passed budget was figured is in error, and lhal only a $60,000 surplus is actually on hand. The error in computing was due to adding a $50,000 item (wice, Swierczewski said, lie offered an apology to the board, seniors from colleges and private tended the ceremonies were organizations. welcomed by the class Class Valedictorian Mary Sen- salutatorian, Orinda Lewis, rnelcke gave Ihe "Essay and Essayist Ronald Cormier Farewell". The hundreds ol quoted famed educator Horace relatives and friends who at- Mann who said "people should be ashamed to die without achieving some victory (or humanity." Miss Lewis urged each graduate lo "help alleviate some of the world's suffering." Following the present alion of scholarships and awards Mayor William C. Rado addressed (he crowd. This was the 17th graduating class from the "new" high school. Ceremonies were held under darkened skies but the threatened rain didn't fall. Relatives who in some instances traveled long distances to attend the graduation were happy that ceremonies were not moved soon as legally possible to ask for and $15,000 for permanent authorization to transfer $40,000 paving, of Revenue Sharing Funds to Board Chairman James P. cover the deficit and provide a Greene noted that in transferring cushion for unanticipated ex- Revenue Sharing funds, the mill penses. rate could be kepi al 38.5, which It will be up to the First Ihe entire board felt would be Ihe Mease turn to Page '.! Governor Checks Into OTB Contract Selectman to designate the area most equitable course for the in which such funds should be taxpayers, allocated. In other action, the board First Selectman Mario Fuoco approved the Board of Select* ^ indicated that he would suggest men's request lo transfer slating that no one could more $15,000 lor insurance, $10,000 for regret the error than be. "Otes on the Matlhies property Former Town Treas. and Board member Manuel Can- darillas reviewed Swierczewski's books, which he had brought to the meeting, and after going over ihe debits, credits, anticipated lax returns, interest on ini'esled monies and anticipated expenses By JUAN TAMAYO "is a step we can lake at this HARTFORD, Conn. (UP!) — time and that's where we are would begin the new fiscal year G-ov. Ella T. Grasso today said going." July 1 with a deficit of $30,000. her legal counsel is looking into Mrs. Grasso also said she a dispute over the validity of a talked Monday with Hartford state contract wilh the firm Democratic Town Chairman that operates Connect lout's olf- Peter Kelly, and although his track-betting system. candidacy for state chairman Slate Allorney General Car) was discussed he did not ask Ajello has said the contract her for her support and she did with American Totalizator Inc. not commit herself to him. and a controversial amendment she acknowledged Kelly had are binding, but state auditors dose lies with former Hartford have said they're not so sure. Town Chairman Nicholas Car- Mrs. Grasso, a staunch TTV . opponent of OTB, said attorney I'leasc turn to Page :' I liltV Aaron Ment of Br -<-8 e P° rl is ^-^ **•* j reviewing the pact and will discuss bis findings with Ajello remaining in the current fiscal year, he estimated (hat Ihe town After discussing Ihe issue at length, (he board voted to arrange another lown meeting as Few Extra Pickets On fn spite of reports that United Rubber Workers Local 45 had put hundreds of ils members on alert for picket duty, only the legal 5 per gate were on picket duty this morning. There were some other people, possibly members of Local4.5, who were in the Church Sl.-Maple St. area, but nol al the gates. Also on Ihe line this morning was John Henao, vice- president. The nu mber of pickets has been limited by a temporary rest railing order from Superior Court which will be in effect unlil a decision on a temporary injunction is reached. However, during Ihe recent days of the strike against Uniroyal and the Ptcasc lurn (o Page 10 Weather Partly cloudy lodjy and Wednesday with highest temperatures In Uie 80s both days. Considerable cloudinni tonlghl with overnight low temperatures in Ibe upper Ms. Chance of rain 20 per cent today through Wednesday. Southwesterly winds 10 to 15 mph loday and Wednesd»y. Light variable winds tonight. (ByBristolRftordtr) Temperature Midnight 72: 3 a.m. 72: 6 a,m. 71; 9 a.m. 74: Noon 79. Barometric Pressure Midnight 29.95; 3 a.m. 2S.9S; 6 a.m. 30: 9 a.m. M; Noon 30. inside, where only parents could attend. The following scholarships were presented by John E. Letts, secretary of Ihe Board of Education: .Mary Schmclclte, .Naugatuck High School Scholarship. Orinda Urns, Naugaluck High School Scholarship. Ronald Cormier, Naugaluck High School Scholarship. Paul Fitzpatrick, William H. Dyer Scholarship. Michael Pazzani, Howard B. Tuttle Scholarship. James Burns, Viclor Peterson Scholarship. Please lurn lo Page 10 Today's News In Brief and the auditors and then report back to her. "We need to have all the facts of judgment so we can make a decision," she said, declining to specify what sleps she would take if the contract was found not binding. Mrs. Grasso has criticized the contract for giving AmTote too large a share of Ihe OTB revenues. A recent stale report predicted Connecticut would earn $3.2 million from OTB nexl year while AmTole would get more than $4 million. EDCFaces Drainage Problem The Economic Development Commission decided last night lo meet with representatives of (he Stale Transportation Depl. lo "bang heads" if necessary lo resolve Ihe funding for a stale- ordered overhaul of induslrial By United Press International ROME (UPI) - Achieving 'iheir viclory by votes from both their traditional cenler and Ihcir center-right allies, the Christian Democrats won Italy's nalional elections. Bui Ihey were unable lo attain the 50 per cent majority needed in the Chamber of Deputies to form a government without the Socialists and Communists. The Christian Democrats, Italy's dominant party for 31 years, hailed Ihe vole as a viclory. Bui Communisl parly chief Enrico Berlinguer said il showed ncilhcr party could "All projections are always k dralnage e s(imaled al govern without the other. For subject to change, she lold jasonm Italy's Communists, it was Ihe largest election gain ever. reporters at her morning news conference. "II would be better if we had a better return on this than others." In other mailers, Mrs. Grasso said part of an $8.1 million budget surplus projected for the end of this month would be used lo reclassify and upgrade the salaries of stale employes. But she rejected a state employe union proposal to use Ihe money for an across-the- board pay hike for slate workers, saying her own plan N. . arose, said Richard Sharp of the consulting firm of Albertson, Sharp and Backus, because the only way the west side of the park can be Golf Course Revenues Down, Evensen Says Golf pro Thor Evensen told Ihe BOSTON (UPI) officials estimated nearly 20,000 slate employes walked off their drained is to pass through the jobs Monday despile a 1974 law stale watered system, which is ?™^& slrte b >' P ubllc inadequate even for draining the ™P*^ mi ^ , ea(jcrs ignored a judge's order Monday lo end the slrike. Suffolk Superior Court Judge Thomas Morse ordered mediation be- Iween the stale and the Alliance, a coalition of unions representing striking employes, if the two sides reached an NAUGATUCK HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS are State shown in the top photo marching lo their seats prior to graduation ceremonies as the high school band played the traditional processional, "Pomp and Circumstance." The various moods of the graduates are expressed by the faces of the seniors in the lower photo as they view their diplomas and, in some instances, read the letters which indicate they are scholarship or award recipients, (NEWSpho'asby Edward Newman) undeveloped park. The stale therefore wants Ihe EDC to renovale the entire system, by which the drainage flow can pass under Ihe highway (Route 8) and Please lurn to Page 10 No Blue Law Change This Year By PKTEK A. BROWN HARTFORD, Conn. (UPI) Legislative action on the muddled laws governing Sunday sales in the state will nol impasse in bargaining, which („, la ^ n unti | u, e ncxl re gu] ar they apparently had. But Gov. session iri j anuar> . Michael Dukakis insisted Dukakis negotiations would not resume unlil the strike ended. SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) - A new judge, US. District Court William Orrick was 1 Monday lo Carter, of a heart allack Senale President Pro Tern Joseph Fauliso, D-Harlford, the chief proponent of the prohibition againsl Sunday sales. Monday said there was no chance lawmakers would return for a special session lo clear up Ihe confusion. The legislature this year ilricia Hearsl bank- re , axcd the p ,- ohi biiions, but in il and sentenced her j^g ^ crea(ei i a loophole that has allowed large supermarkets to open despile Ihe intention of We're not getting any action," Evensen commented. He went on summer, to mention some of the reasons he feels that income is down. "We have lost three leagues lo . mMmi ^ other area •courses Another league players lo lee off together cc - mj M league (the Uniroyal Twi-Lile) m an attempt lo bring more exonerate hcr hasn't played a match this year, leagues to the course next year. J They have 56 members and thai Plans for the Billy Burke MSHWGTON (ijpt) - A is a loss of $112 each week." Memorial Golf Tournament, to be rev ision bill (hat had The board mentioned various held this Saturday, are all sel ' irited a , means of raising more revenue Evensen reported hat he will ( cr ^. em Sena(c Fi . for the course, including a start accepting applications for nance ^^ Russel! Ungi "We have lo bring in more Golf Course Board of Trustees money while giving Ihe people of last night that revenue collected Naugatuck a break," Evensen from daily greens fees is down slated. He also felt lhal a about one-third from Ihe figure at publicly-owned clut house, where this time last year. The board had players could go for food and expected revenue to be down Ihis drinks after Iheir rounds, would season in comparison with last help bring more play to Ihe year, but not by that much. course. The golf pro said he It's very quiet out Ihere. thinks play may pick up some . " " when the schools are out for Ihe dum - "• unenforceable. "I would like to have the amended Blue Laws as passed Evensen also mentioned Ihe Miss Hearst's attorney F. Ijx Bailey, said he plans lo file a motion for a new trial. He mation shows the government Phil, urn t.P,|«« Ple.« ,urn to P.ge 2 I DEATHS I HYDE, MHS. JEANETTE F. (Evon). 58, wife of Merle Hyde of 199 Quinn SI., died June 22. 1976. Funeral Thursday at 8:30 a.m. from the Buckmiller Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., to St. Francis Church tor a Mass of Christian burial al 9. Burial in St. James Cemetery. Friends may call at (he funeral home Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. the legislature lo keep them girding for another attempt closed. when the lawmakers reconvene. To further confuse the issue a The Sunday sales prohabi- New Brilain Courl of Common tions gol their name from the Pleas judge lasl week threw oul color of Ihe paper Ihey were Ihe old laws upon which Ihe printed on by New Haven's current statutes are firmly Puritan selllers in 1656. buill. casting doubl on Ihe He said current contusion present laws' validity. ovei Ihe statute will help Ihe "There is absolutely no movement for repeal because il chance for a special session." is evidence such laws are said Fauliso. who said he had discussed (he issue with other legislative leaders. "That's the sentiment." Fauliso. who for years has o» » f foughl atlempls to repeal Ihe OlillC UTilUlS 320-year old prohibitions, said „ , the commiltce groundwork 1 TO|)OSC(l needed (o write a law thai could sland up in court could not be accomplished in a special session Lawmakers on bolh sides of Ihe issue say the experience ol an interim period of uncertainty could have an impact on what action — if any — Ihe ncwly-elecled legislature will take. Rep Albert R Webber. D New Haven, who has led the unsuccessful fight to repeal Ihe "Blue Laws" during the past session, said he is alreadv remain because they are so ludicrious and unenforceable," he' said. "They arc the strongest argument for repeal If Ihe court found Ihe old law unconstitutional. Ihis one is even more so." Francis Quinn. the judge wl;y found the old law- unconsiuu linnnl, threw it out because he said the statute was vague ,ir«l unenforceable. "Total repeal has pot lo 1'lraxr turn lo PaiM- _' LAPP - A - DAY HARTFORD. Conn. il'PK The stale Bond Commission will consider stale grants to towns totaling S4S4.000 for municipal projects when it meets Friday, according lo Gov. Ella T. Grasso's office. About $134.000 would be for solid waste proXxts in Avon. Granby, Lcdyard, North Ifatcn. Norwich, HidgefieW. Wethers field, and two in Meriden. her office said Monday. The other S35oiow would b« for local solid waste projects. Kgfs aro up, sutf.lr is up moat is sky high, bultcr is up 1 think we should [ill in !'>•";;•- ' and fotjct the whole lh;r,u'

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