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THE HARTFORD Manchester 10 West Side Residents Seek Relief From Dump Smoke MANCHESTER (Special) -Residents of the town's west side crc repMuuu, -u. , of cflmmercial day as the smoke of burning ref- induslrial buiidings, leasing use at the dump hung low over,an(i rentjng and a complete Real the Love Lane area. Estate and Insurance service call Several residents asked: Uarvis today, 283 East Center St., this stuff for nearly two years; and now it's back again." A check at the disposal area revealed that refuse was being burned. An attendant stated the vast accumulation yet to be burned had heen delivered Saturday and Sunday. He renorted that as far as lie knew the "land-fill" method which eliminated the burning of' rubbish has been abandoned. However, "no burning" signs were still posted in the area. No responsible officials werej available for comment regarding! the change in disposal of dumped materials. About two years ago pecial equipment was purchased; ,nH used until now In burv andl and used until now to bury and cover the debris. Speeder Has No License James Caricchio. 20, of 15 Lagrange St.. Worcester. Mass., was arrested early Sunday by Patrolman Robert Lannon. A further charge, of operating a motor vehicle without a license was made. Unable to produce $100: bonds he is being held at the po lice station pending a court hearing Monday. Collision l"u"l:'" ' ." the intersection ot spiuce ana,v ! Pearl Streets resulted in the ar rest of Lena M. Schubert, 52, of 59 Cooper St on a charge of fail ure to grant the right ot way Wilhelm A. Meier, 28, of 83 Birch St., driver of the other vehicle received a bruised left hip Both cars were towed away. Twiliriit League The newly- formed Twilight Leanue. sponsored by the town- recreation ncpanment wiu uueuj u.s scdsuu !iui!uai in"i " ' p.m. at M. kcdo rieiu win u, ... 1 Vl, Fiolrl ,vilh thp .North Ends clashing me West Siders. The league is made up of four teams and a 12-game schedule' lias been composed with games every Monday and Wednesday nights. The South Ends and the1 East Siders are the other two contestants. Ronald Daigle of the recrea-ion department will serve as commissioner. Young Democrats The Young Democratic Club of Manchester will be dancing Saturday night, just a few hours after the close of the state conven tion. A semi-formal "Magic Moments" dance will be held at the KofC Home from 9 to 1 p.m. The dance has been planned by co-chairmen Dedi Pasqualmi, Jean Pasqualini and Eleanor Benevento. Open Air Dance The Manchester Square Dance Club will hold an open air square dance Thursday at the West Side Tennis Courts on Pleasant Street from 8:30 to 11 p.m. Earl John ston will serve as caller and refreshments will be served. Friday Festival The annual strawberry festival conducted by parishioners of St. Bridget's Church will be held Fri day on the church grounds trom 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mrs. Phillip Pierce is chairman assisted by Mrs. Rose Schwo-crer, Mrs. Burton McNamer Mrs. John Franzosa, Mrs. Thomas Brown, Mrs. Dela Phelps, Mrs. Joseph Schausler, Miss Mary Zaremba, Michael Quish Edward Goss, Dominic Cataldo, Vincent Genovese, Joseph Maku lis and Frank Mordavsky. Old Timers' Night Four longtime members of the Manchester Italian-American So ciety will be honored at an old timers' night Wednesday at ' p.m. at the Eldridge Street club iiouse. The guests, all more than SO vears old, are Bartolomeo Fog- lio, Michael Valcnti, John Firato and Antonio Moriconi. The planning committee is composed of Romolo Pagani, chairman, Vincent Borello, Al-phonse Realc, Frank Diana. William Patazzi. William Rice. Peter Urbanetti and Paul Ottone. Mystery Ride Manchester W.-VTES will hold a "mystery ride" Tuesday. Weighing will begin al 6 p.m. and the motor cavalcade will leave for an unknown picnic destination at fi:30 p.m. All members will carry box lunches and beverages. Mrs. Betty Edwards and Mrs. Kay Meacham are planning the event. Bible School The opening session of the Zion Lutheran Vacation Bible School will be held Monday from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the church, The school will close July 2. Sunday Birlhs Births Sunday at the Manchester Memorial Hospital included sons to Mr. and Mrs. James Far- land of 15 Eva Dr.. and Mr. and Mrs. .Matthew Rehak of 43 Summit St. and. daughters to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Quinn of 17 .Gard- cn( Dr.. -Mr. and .Mrs. .James; Curry of Brookfield Road andi COURANT: Monday, Jun 23. IB Mr. and Mrs. Earl Carron Jr. of 66 Seaman Cir. Corner ot Lenox St. r n o n e I MI 3-4112. MI 3-7275, after hours, MI 3-2023, MI 3-7847. Advt. Loam delivered $2 a yard. Minimum 5 yds. MI 9-4824. Advt. yollr yarn shop all art needlework supplies. MI 9-2358. Advt, Move by trailer, it is less expensive. One load instead of- 2 or 3. For local or long distance moving. Also, furniture storage and packing. Call Austin Chambers Co. MI 3-5187 or CH 7-1423. Advt. Columbia - ! - c Py-poiiif - L'il'HS X lCaCllL Beach House At Lake To Town COLUMBIA (Special) -r Th e sun shone brightly for the first time in many days as the Community Beach House was dedicated in brief ceremonies Sun day afternoon. Clair L. Robinson, first selectman accepting the !,. frnm ,hp I.ins Club which pilOGlllCU Wl. lown, Sdm lie uic "';ll,0 ,nlv in thp St the community would benefit from the fine new building and thanked the Lions Club for their efforts in erecting it. C. Prescott Hodges, past president, who was in office as the project started and through much . of the time during its completion, 'made the presentation. George g Smjth recently-) -lo-md nrociripnt navp a hripf p. , f," - ma di5iculties cn. , . c..u; f "our baby.' ne acknowledged the support of the townspeople. The beach house is the club's largest project in the three years since its organization, he said. He acknowledged the contributions of Mason Nuhfer, Joseph Jaswinski, Marshal Nuhfer, Rob ert Tuttle, Vincent Sledjeski, Leonard German, Edward Gos-line, Kenneth Erickson, Burton Starkey, Mrs. Blanche Jones, Charles Sadlon, Kirby Tappen and Peter Naumec. He spoke particularly of three Lions. Joseph Lusky, building committee c h a i r m a n, Lincoln Moseley, fund raising chairman who had given time and service as well as materials, and George E. Peters, "who almost abdicated his home" to put in plumbing, electrical wiring and finish work. Sol Sinder. chairman of Columbia Recreation Council, spoke briefly, expressing appreciation for the project. Lusky and Peters placed a plaque on the wall of the new building, showing it to be a Lions Civic project. Camp Asto-Wamah Eighty-three girls are registered as campers at the Center Congregational Church of Hartford's Camp Asto-Wamah on Columbia Lake which opened for its summer season this weekend. The girls attended worship service at Columbia Congregational Church and St. Columba's Sunday morning in groups. Miss Lois Clark is directing the camp for her third consecutive season. From East Hartford, Miss Clark has been guidance director at Regional District 8 high school this year. Miss Jeanne Meeker, Roseland N.J., is assistant director; Miss Barbara Keeffe of Andover, phy sical education airecior at tiegion- al District 8, waterfront direc- tor; Miss Dorothy Hatton of West Hartford, land sports director; Miss Robin Lockwood, Teachers College of Connecticut in New Britain, arts and crafts director; Miss Bethany Black of Lebanon, assistant on waterfront; Miss Lillian Wike of Vanderbilt University of Tennessee, nurse, and Mrs. Alice Machie, East Hartford, cook. Special features at the camp will be waterfront programs on June 29 and July 13 (Which are also visitors days) and track and field meets on June 30 and July 13. Notes Mr. and Mrs. Roland Smith of Jonathan Trumbull Highway en tcrtained in honor of Mrs. Smith's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Doane of South Windsor, Sunday afternoon, to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Forty relatives from Manches ter, Glastonbury and Columbia were present. Mrs. Doane will be remembered by" older residents as having lived here during her first mar riage tothe late Fred Macht of Columbia. Their home was in the : old homestead now the home of The book, titled "Thoughts Along brows - is impressive but not Mr. and Mrs: Henry Ramin. 'the Way." contains 70 of her col-; senatorial. He looks like an out-Mrs. George Burnham of Collection of more than 500 poems. i doors man who could break most lumbia is a niece of Doane. Little League The Yankees defeated the White Sox IQ-7 in a Little League game Saturday night. Joe Jaswinski and Tommy Chowanec were battery for the Yankees while Ray Levesque, Charles Olson and George Johnson pitched for the White Sox and John Sadlon caught. Mrs. Clair L. Robinson of Post Hill has received word of the death of her oldest sister, Mrs. Edith Long, in Los Angeles, Calif. She also leaves two other sisters, Mrs. Leola Clarke of Columbia and Mrs. Lyman Broughton of West Hartford. Daughter Born A daughter was born to Joan and Ann Furtek Andrychowski at the Windham Community . Memorial Hospital Sunday. Coventry County Contest Slated Thursday For 4-H Members COVENTRY (Special) - More than 100 4-H Club members in the county will take part in the annual ronanu t-uumy i- ".- onstration and public speaking contest Thursday. jthe treatment of blood vessel dis- The competition will, be held j ease by feeding patients large Thursday afternoon and evening; amounts of vegetable fats were at the Church Community House announced Sunday by a veteran on Route 44A. The public is invit- research in dietary medicine. ed I Many patients who had been un- Tho nrnoram will start at 2:able to walk because ot mis r- o p.m. ant) continue inruugn uie evening. Homemaking demonstrations will be given inside and agricultural exhibits outside on the lawn. Speaking entries will start about 8 p.m. when demon- , ... ,! ,L ,L- strations have been completed. All entires will be judged ana aWarrfl rihhnns. Blue ribbon win- wjl eig.ble represent the' county in the State 4-H Con test July 18 at the University of Connecticut. Lieht refreshments will be served from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. by the local Teen H'ers 4-H Club. Zone Hearing The Planning and Zoning Commission will have a public hear ing on two cases at 8 p.m. wea- nesday at Coventry Grammar SxVtnnI Thocp wi rnnppm chant!- v...U-.. ---- , 10.acre tract of ,and at- ...J , Road and Route 44A from a rural residential zone to a commercial nursery sale zone, and specific changes of the RU 80 zone to RU 40 zone requirements. Swimming Registration Final registration for the swim-, ming classes of the Young Moth-1 ers' Club will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Nathani Hale Community Center. Detailed1 information has been sent home by public school pupils. High School Graduate The name, of Carol Ann Lana-gan was inadvertently omitted from the list of graduates at Windham High School. There, were 27 instead of 26 local pupils receiving diplomas from the school. Court Cases John A. Palumbo. 32, of Bridgeport, was fined $15 for disregarding a stop sign at routes 31 and 44-A in Coventry Justice Court Friday night. Nelson W. Lewie, 33, of Lake-view Drive, fined $25 on a breach of the peace charge and $10 on a charge of drunkenness, was found not guilty on a charge of obtaining money under false pretences. He received a 60-day suspended jail sentence, and was put on six month probation. Lorraine Kinney of Ripley Hill Road was fined $12 on a charge of driving with defective brakes. She was found not guilty on a charge of disregarding a stop sizn. John R. Markey, 30, of East Hartford was fined $6 for driving the wrong way on a one-way street. Strike Halts Flights From Rome Airport ROME (AP) A strike by d e m p i 0 y e s . ,c ma,r ot Alitalia, ItaiyS major airmie, liancu aii. domestic Italian passenger serv- , . .. . L-HJ .11 ice and several international u-y - flichts Sundav earning more than $30,000 a year trkersTf four separate unions,;as a Detroit construction corn-representing an estimated 4,000 jpany executive when elected to employees, called the strike in a the Senate, wage dispute. Flight crews werej Brief Stints ... rr t,r ,, When he announced as an op- not affected but planes were grounded for lack of servicing. Supervisory personnel got the regularly scheduled Rom e-to-New York flight on its way as well as several other flights to European cities. No attempt was made to maintain services be tween Jiailclll villus auu uu""u Rome-Milan and Paris-Brussels, Alitalia sources said the line's planes now in foreign airports Li t v, ff.teri in ilw de-' partures. The unions had asked a 20 per cent wage boost, an Alitalia source said, and then cut it to 15 per cent. The source added that Alitalia offered 5 per cent. He put current monthly salaries at an average of between $92 and $105. Debut For Pocl, 85 BOSTON (UPD - At 85, Mrs Gertrude .Bond Walker, a - Massa - chusctts -native: has iust had her!2. 240 nniinds. a full head or first book of poems published, Red Subs Seen Mapping Floor Of Ocean Off U.S. WASHINGTON (API The Russians were reported Sunday to be mapping the ocean floor off North America in a massive operation so Soviet nuclear submarines can sneak up to U.S- shores without surfacing. .S. News Sc. World Report, in a copyrighted article datelined London, quoted Western Intelli gence officials as giving that ex , ,. r . - plana ion for the recent increase j msignungsoiunmenuueusuomd-, rincs near American waters and or six Soviet trawlers anchored for months off the Canadian coast.- The magazine did not identify the officials. Subs Being Built The articles said: The purpose of this operation, as the officials see it, is to enable Soviet nuclear submarines, sever-; to complete such a job of map al of which are being built, to'ing American waters." Diet Of Vegetable Fats Treats Blood Vessel Ills SAN FRANCISCO (API Uncx- , , ufipiai rif, in trouble have returned to full ac tivity, said Dr. Laurance W. Kin-sell," of Oakland, Calif. Dr. Kin-sell addressed a meeting of the American Diabetes Assn. Improvement Noted Also some diabetics whose blood vessel acieriui'Liuxi naa udmugtu their kidney and affected their eyes have improved considerably under this dietary schedule, he re ported. However, he said he could not tell yet whether the diet treatment alone was responsible. But the fat compounds in their blood stream returned to or to ward normal. Dr. Kinsell said. I Senator Continues Role AS I Oil I iJi 1101 -M. V V WASHINGTON U In the Sen- ate's clamor over labor reform, the voice most often in tune with organized labor is the hoarse baritone of Sen. Pat McNamara ID-Mich.) In joining with union leaders to oppose sweeping new labor measures, the burly ex-pipefitter from Detroit is cast again in a role he disclaims the Senate s! ..nnnmnrnmisinp defender of! Ml.w.-.f.. o labor. Stunning Upset "Labor has never designated me as its spokesman," McNama-1 ra says. "And I have rjever asked for the designation.- No man, living or dead, influences my vote. The label of labor spokesman, was hune on McNamara when he ontorpd the senate almost Z'.i ! years ago after a stunning upset victory over veteran Republican Sen. Homer Ferguson Mn other senator had such grass; .nntP unlAn ovnpripnrp. Until his plprtion. McNamara had spent his j entire adult life in the labor j mnvprnnnt. He had served as ;jt f a nptrnit mDefitters to 20 of the previous 22 ' But his protests against the role of labor spokesman have some justification. His service m tne labor movement was more that of noncommissioned officer than general. Many big-state senators haw a better grasp of union affairs at the national level, a fact readily admitted by Mcwa- mara The son of an Irish immigrant, MrNamara completed only years of high school before starting to learn the pipefitter's trade. He turneo 10 me iub - - - - -- ulMinr inHiK. collar eni of fteta! into nnnpnl of former Sen. Blair Moody in the 1954 Democratic senatorial primary, McNamara was unknown outside oi Detroit. He had served brief stints on Detroit's nonpartisan Common Council and Board of Education He was given no chance for a - .,1 nrn. primary victory as a pureg - pro test candidate against what he said was hand I - picking ! of he nominee by the state machine and the Reuther - dominated CIO. Moody died before the primary and after the deadline for filing. The Democratic - CIO politicos were stuck with McNamara, and a marriage of convenience continues today on that basis. McNamara neither looks, taiks nor lives like a senator., At 63. he is ruggedly nana- some. His appearance - 6 feet gray hair above thick biacK eye- travel submerged from Russia to action stations off the U.S. coast. x.cc, u,,si u. launch missiles, with H-bomb warheads anywhere in the United States." A submarine in unknown waters normally navigates by surtacing from time to time to take sights on the sun or stars but this cannot be done while traveling under the UC UUIIC WllllC IIOVCIIIIK U1IUC1 m ..Und t .action stations. . ,. . , c ., . beblocated with great accu- h ' fw fjrj mjssUes Thjs . , f ,v XT " The intelligence experts say it will take Soviet submarines and; A ff auric OnoillllOC 'trawlers1 from five to 10 years !LLellU& Wiling This may mean-their kidney and eye iroume is a result oi a long-; ers. standing deficiency in essentiall v s Rcp. Horace Seely-Brown fatty acids which have brought, Jr First Selectman Donaid B. about changes in cell structure, i Burgess, and District Lions Gov-he added. If so. he said, it may I ernor Charles W. Hitchcock spoke be possible to correct the cell ab- j on tlle accomplishments of the normalities with the proper use'Lions Club and its services to a oi vegetaoie lais. Dr. Kinsell and others have been p.esident Edward O. Clark denoting for several years that the scribed current and (uture acids in vegetable -oils can dis- .. for the recreation projcct. solve or clean out patches of pro-lincudi a jcnic arca baseba tern-fat compounds which form on :djamondi and dub house the inner walls of blood vessels. The Rey Edward Fishcr o thf These protein - fat patches can , i,h(.ran Church of cause them to naraen or even close. The disabling effect of the jng or narrowing of blood vessels in tne legs is common among nlslor nnnnlp Tt nnepe nain ni -v - . t eramns in walkine. because the muscles receive too little oxvgen h,rf, (ho Hood sumlv dnrint. pvprtinn. ThP nain stnns when the;0' tne Willington Industrial Assn., muscles are not used. r I IPTP.nnP.r M. " " of his colleagues in two if he took the notion. McNamara boycotts the Wash-, ington cocktail circuit and lives willimanti(: Rec. alone in a single hotel room. reatj0ri Park at 6 p.m',.-The Wil-His wife Mary takes care of his j lington players should report to Detroit office, and he has no the park at 5:30. The Willington close friends here. An occasional j team will play lhevKidgcs team race track visit or a game of. at the same park'-Wcdnesday-at pitch comprise his social life. : 6 p.m. Players are asked to re- Pat McNamara interprets him- self this way: "i consider that I am middle of the road not pro-labor, not pro-management. I am pro-peo- -w-. tt i pie. To the extent that the unions U CC 1 VO H Plfl "I consider that I am middleA AS A V AAV1U are pro-people and they usually y -m are-I am' pro-union." i I T SlRVinj? 10 Are Injured . . T, Halted Train THURMOND, W. Va. CAP) A wth,lnj r.hesaoeake and 'Ohfo r: .mmiul tho roar ftf hltc,ri hKmv oassenser . train earlv Sl,ndav injuring 10 persons. nn P"Seriousfv. dc,, nt i.; hnr rt,ttino;open charge lor investigation. j 'th 'ed metal to free I w Mn,Vnr of Hintnn. thP Pn - gineer of the freight and the most seriously hurt, from his wrecked cab. Honaker's legs were crushed, a C&O spokesman said. Three other crew members and six passengers also required hospital treatment. The spokesman said most of them escaped serious injury. .A C&O spokesman at Richmond. va.. saw a mecnanicai uuiuib prevented the engineer of the freight from stopping it before it ploughed into the passenger train. rne accident occuneu m i. a.m. shortly after the passenger train George Washington pulled into Thurmond station, about 50 miles east of Charleston. The George Washington, bound for Cincinnati, originated at Newport News, Va., and had added passengers in Washington. Seven passenger cars and five freight cars were derailed. The injured were taken to hospitals at Oakhill and Beckley. A special train from Huntington continued the trip westward with the remaining passengers. Reason Enough EDISON, N. J. MV-Author Earl Schenck Miers of this community has a very good reason behind his prolificness which has produced 40 published books. Its money. "Anybody who thinks I don't write for money is a fool," he said. "The only thing I want to do is to see that these kids get a college education." he added, pointing to pictures of his children. Sidney. Neb. W) Newspaper Editor Jack Lowe didn't own a camera but borrowed one to take a Dicture of pretty -Linda Mintken of Sidnev for a photography con test. The picture won camera-less Lowe a prize-ra year's supply of film. Ex-minister's Arrest Ordered In Haiti PORT AU PRINCE. Haiti (AP President. Francois Duvalier personally ordered the arrest Sunday of Antonio Rimpel. who was repjaceo as minister of public .W0I.ks jn ,ast wcek.s Cabinet re. shuffle. The President's office, said the President had ordered the arrest as a resut 0f an administrative mess" revealed by preliminary in- vesigation into the departments of public works, transport and communications and that more thorough investigations will fix the t:wti.., J pimi hi accomplices. . . : Lebanon CrowdOf300 Of'Rec'Area LEBANON (Special) An estimated crowd of 300 persons attended the opening ceremonies of the Lions Club Recreational Area on Mack Road Sunday afternoon. J. Rodney Garey, master of cere- mnniac ftavfi ttio U'p!nnmin nH. drcss a'nd introduced guest spea:. ; arnwinn rnmmimitv. ! ,,. .,, , ,, ;,.n,t:n . n j- . l,.. n.uL;, XfZSSH I Congregation. A band concert giv-jen by members of the Southbridg j , , local, AFM, followed the I cmony. . .. The postponed annual meeting Inc., will be held Monday at 8 p.m. at the town halt. Lose Game The Willineton Athletic Club ; baseball team lost its game Sun-! 'day with the Columbia town teanv by a score of 8 to. 7. The game Kvent 11 innings. The pitchers were David Figura and Richard Dubiskas. The catcher was Jo- seph Lsiki. Home runs were nit figura fnd Roman Greika port at .-:.iu. Integration LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP)-The father of Minniejean Brown. Negro girl expelled earlier this, year from Central High School, shot and killed a man early Sunday, police reported. Detective Sgts. Lester Cranford and Clint McMiirry said Willie Bob Brown, about 50, admitted I e slaying of Elmer Issac, a 68- 1 year-old Negro. t Brown was jailed here on an ! Cranford and McMurry reported .that Issac was struck by, three bullets from a .45-caliber revolver about 7 a.m. in front of a private' club. They said they , found a .32-caliber automatic, with safety still on, beneath the body. Officer E. J. McDaniel. a Negro policeman, said he heard shots and then saw Brown climb into a car with a revolver in his hand. McDaniel said he followed Brown in his own personal car stopped; him and made the arrest several blocks from the scene of the shooting. The two detectives quoted Brown, a contractor for yard sod-j ding and other residential building projects, as saying he knew Isaac was mad at him and had a gun. Brown told officers he waited for Issac outside the private club and when Issac came out he attempted to talk to him. . Cranford and McMurry said Brown told them that when Issac reached for his gun Brown fired. The police report gave no details' of the alleged feud .between the two men. Brown's daughter, Minmjean, was one of the nine Negro students who enrolled at Central High School last fall, touching off the racial crisis here. She later was expelled and transferred to the private interracial New Lincoln School in New York City. A dwarf lemon tree 18 inches hmh as been e'rown by Bill Tay lor, an employe at the airport) building in Dauphin, wamtODa, Canada. Lemons on the tree are slightly larger than normal ones. Cockroaches Trained To Steal Cockroaches, lizards and rats i trained to steal cigarettes and money are pets of convicts at the Muntinglupa penitentiary, 20 miles from Manila, the Philip pines, tha guards claim. Williinauiie State, County Officials State And County Official WILLIMANTIC (Special) -Three Republican conventions will be held here this week, starting with the Windham-Scot land probate convention at the Nathan Hale Hotel Monday at u p.m. The other two GOP conclaves are the 29lh Senatorial District convention Wednesday night and the Windham County convention Saturday noon, both to be held in Lindy's Restaurant on Union Street. Judge John B. Sullivan of this city is scheduled to be renominated at Monday night's probate convention as is State Senator Andre Desrosiers who will probably be unopposed at Wednesday night's senatorial convention. At the county convention Saturday, a nominee for high sheriff will be selected, according to State Central Committeeman Nelson L. Carpenter of Canterbury representing the twenty - ninth district. Being mentioned as candidates are Henry Marchesseault of Plaintield and Lionel miner of Day'ille, former high sheriff. Marchesseault, a former member of the Board of County Commissioners and presently engaged in the insurance business in Moo-sup, was prepared to make a formal announcement of his candidacy Monday, it Was' learned Sunday. Church Meeting A special meeting of the First Congregational Church will be held June 27 at 8 p.m. to discuss renovating the church sanctuary, according to Christopher M. Case, clerk. The Connies' Club of the church held an outine at the Willet's cottage at Crystal Pond, East- ford, Sunday afternoon. Fire Call j Firemen were called Saturday to the Durable Outlet building at 81 Willowbrook St. where aj short circuit in an electric sien on the roof started 'a fire. Slight damage resulted according to the firemen. Birth A son was born at the Wind ham Commun'ty-Memorial Hos-nital Saturday to Edward- and Shirley Coutu Gawlak of 103 Friendship St. Weekend Arrest Jumes J. Costello, 37, of this city was. arrested Saturday night on a charge of breach of the peace on complaint of Mrs. Shirley Bonafine of Temple Street. Costello is ichcduled to appear in police court Monday, according" to Policem Jarries A. Say-crs'. dmrcb Group Picnic Thp annuel nicmc of the Junior Sodality of the Children. o Mary cf St. Ma.y' ? h - l De neia Wednesday. Member's planning to aitpnd will --eDort at t' crounds1 of the parish school at 9 a.m. Park Openi. J More than 800 visited Lauter Memorial park Sunday when the city's major recreational facility opened for the season. An informal program, including a band concert and a sw!.-n demonstration, was carried out during the afternoon. Girl Scout Dinner The. Girl Sco: c.r St. Joseph's parish will hold a Mothe '-.ugh- Wednesday night. The program, during which awards will be made, will start at 6:30 p.m. Board Meeting A discussion of enrollment nmMcms at Windham High School will highlight a meeting of the Town Board of Education in the school library Wednesday night. Donald A. Kramer, chairman, will preside. Members of boards of education sending pupils to me high school here will participate in the discussion. Sailor on Cruise Smaii Robert Dawson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Dawson f ra Plsasant St.. who had been based at the Newport R.I., Naval Station, is aboard the USS Yo- Semite presently participating in a European cruise. Dawson and other members ot tne crew win, visit the World's Fair al Brussels. Belgium, before returning to the states. Elks' Program Exalted Ruler Earl W. Mc-c.iToonoy hnaded a dcSecation from Willimantic Lodge of Elks tc Westport Sunday lor tne institution of a new lodge of the order there. Willimantic Lodge has completed plans for its first annual cir-.c in hp held Thursdav, Friday and : Saturday. There will be a children's matinee Saturday ana two "performances on each of the three nights at 7 and 10 p.m. Proceeds will be used in furthering charitable activities of the lodge. The show will be given on the lodge grounds on Pleasant Street. Herbert F. Allen Herbert F. Allen, 77, of 88 Wesley Circle! Willimantic Camp Ground, died suddenly at his home Sunday night. For many years he was a car-npntpr in' the Willimantic area. He was born in Scotland, May 5, 1881, a son of Frank and Jennie, Ray Allen. He leaves several cousins. Funeral services will be held at the Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson Street, Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Joseph W. Eller will officiate. Burial will be in Scotland Cemetery. Scotland. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Sliced turkey and strawberry shortcake supper given by Mansfield Volunteer Fire Co. Fire-house, Spring Hill, Storrs. Sat. June 28 5 to 7 p.m. Adults $1.50. -Advt. Stafford Springs Father Morrissey Honored By 200 At Church Party STAFFORD SPRINGS (Special) About 200 friends attended a reception for the Rev. Francis S. Morrissey. former pastor of St. Edward's Church here Sunday afternoon at the church parish hall. The Rev. William J. Shields, assistant pastor of the church was master of ceremonies. Gifts presented to Father Morrissey were from Court Isabella, CDA, and the Rev. Felix J. O'.Neil Council. KofC. Members of St. Joseph's Chapel in Staffordville gave testimonial cards. Children of St. Edward's School presented him with a desk set. Visiting priests attending tha ceremonies were: The Rev. Philip Morrisey of Bridgeport, the Rev. Henry Bialkowski of Mont-ville, the Rev , Thomas Lane- of Cromwell, the Rev. Robert Tal-madge of Norwich and the Rev. Donald O'Leary of Madison. - Father Morrissey served as pastor of St. Edward's Church here for 10 years until May- 21 when he was appointed pastor o St. Mary's Church in Norwich. Trains With Army In Germany Richard P. Corsini, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reno Corsini of Route 3 participated in an Army field-training exercise conducted by the Third Armored Division near Graefenwhor. Germany. He is assigned as a rifleman in the division's 46th Infantry in Kirch-goens. He entered the Army in 1956 and arrived in Europe in April, 1957. Referendum Clarification In an effort to clarify voting eligibility requirements for the referendum June 26 on the new school, the School Committee has released an excerpt from the General Laws. 1955 supplement, tt limits eligibility to persons 21 years old and taxed for proprrty assessed at not less than Sl.OOO,-or' who would be liable for such taxation if not exempted. The question, to be voted on by machine as' Item 4 of the town meeting, reads as follows: "To appropriate the sum of $750,000 to construct and equip a junior high school, including furnishings and equipment therefor, groiud development, landscaping, architects' and engineers' fees and all expenses incidental thereto". The committee adds that the referendum is not applicable to the site submitted, as the site was rejected by a previous meeting, nor does it specify that the school must be the one proposed by the committee. Willington Sheldron Seplowitz, 16 son of Mr. and Mrs. Abe Seplowitz. of West Willington, is one of the -14 boys from Windham High School attending Boys' State at the University of Connecticut The program is sponsored by the American Legion. This is tne" first time that a Willington boy has been chosen. A junior in high school, Sheldron is taking the college preparatory course. He hopes to become an engineer. He is on the tennis team at the high school. Boys' State representatives ,are chosen by the high school principal and guidance staff based on scholarship, leadership and character. Mansfield Daughter Born A daughter was' born to John lin and Jane Coale Wills Sunday at the Windham Community Memorial Hospital in Willimantic. Band Plays Rain Song, Turns On Downpour . . BRUSSELS (AP-The University of California marching band played a couple of songs about rain Sunday at the World's Fair, and the rains came pouring down. During a morning performance, the musicians were giving put, with the song of the Ojibways, an Indian rain dance. The sky promptly opened up and a crowd of several thousand scattered un-. der a downpour. The band played on. At an afternoon performance. the Californians launched into the song about the rain in Spain from; the show "My Fair Lady." Again: the rain responded and an even bigger audience scrambled for shelter and the band played on. - Rockville News Page 15

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