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r*age Four WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, WELLSVILLE, NEW YORK Tuesday, August 25, 1959 Board Agrees on Architect, Makes Tentative Decision for 14 Rooms Wellsville Central School District school board probably will' pro pose building of a 14 - room elementary school on the Fairgrounds ske, the board agreed last night. If .anything is built, the architects will be Waasdorp, Northrup and Austin of Rochester, designers of Brooklyn School and its addition, and the most recent High School addition. A definite decision on the architect wajs reached by the five board members present, constituting a bare quorum, on grounds the decision shouldn't wait, and on expressions of confidence that the decision would be agreeable to most or all of the four absent members. Present were President Walter Wittmann, Chester McEnroe, Harold Wilkins, Reid McKee and Thomas Woolard. The agreement to ask voters for approval of a 14 - room school, instead of a 21 - room structure, was reached tentatively pending ' expected arrival by Sept. 1 of three of the four out - of - town board members. In the tentative agreement to submit a 14 - room plan to the voters, it was ruled tRat the plan should contain provisions for future expansion to 21 rooms — and it also was noted that the architects would have to draw preliminary plans for 21 rooms, then delete seven of the rooms, to create an expandable 14 - room building. Until that point is passed, the 'choice between 14' and 21 \rooms might remain relatively open. Fear of Rejection Voiced Basic reasoning voiced in behalf of the 14 - room plan -was based on the idea that voters of the WCS district might reject a 21-room plan, and that to replace Washington School and the basement rooms permit risk, even a moderate risk, that the proposal be defeated in the bond issue referendum. ' Superintendent John Gilmore advanced the idea that a "certain 14 rooms" would be preferable to a "possible 21 rooms" and the view was accepted with apparent unanimity by the five members present. Members Chester McEnroe and Thomas Woolard indicated specifically they would have supported a 21 - room proposal but accepted the superintendent's suggestion without demur. Committee Represented Citizens Committee members Gregory Thfipclitus, chairman; Mrs. Helen A". O'Donnell and Lavern Palmiter, present, by invitation of the board, indicated support of the expandable 14 - room plan. Mrs. O'Donnell pointed out that some rooms of a 21 - room building would not be needed, at least for regular classroom use, i until the 1963 - 64 school year, according to findings of the census of pre - school children. By that time future population trends and Wellsville's economic status might be better knowji. In response to a question, Superintendent Gilmore said, that it would not be necessary to confine construction to the seven - room elementary unit, "package," but be commented that the system woul'd be more convenient and efficient if the numbers of sections of each grade could be kept identical in the small Martin and Washington (or Fairgrounds) buildings, with the larger Brooklyn School absorbing any unequal number of rooms per grade. In discussion of the size of the proposed building, Board Member Reid McKee noted , that interest which would be paid on the seven rooms, not needed urgently prior to 1963 for classrooms, would about offset the extra .cost caused by the two -. stage construction of the 14 rooms, followed by the final seven rooms two years later. Architect Choice Discussed The firm of '.\VfUJsdorp, Northrup and Austin, was the only one brought forward for serious consideration in talk among board members and the visiting Citizens Committee delegation, although Superintendent Gi'lmore listed four or five firms with which he had dealt in past years/in various other schools, and said that all of them had proved to be competent and cooperative. Charles Northrup of the Rochjes- I ter firm attend.ed the earlier part of the season, to outline his company's organization, and standard procedures. A representative of another architect firm had been heard at an earlier special meeting, also with Citizens Committee members, and four or five others had • replied to correspondence inviting them to* sutimit their organization, school building experiences and other pertinent facts. Pros, Cons Weighed Prior to Teaching a decision on choice of architeirts, the board members appeate'd'to reach agree- menjt that no aVqhiteci h^d, a "magic fprmula" for reduction of costs, and that final decisions regarding size and other basic features of a buil'dingf were respon- 1 sibility of the board, a.nd not of | the architect. Members and guests not supporting ! '4tte final choice, ! specifically, appeared to be in a- 1 greement tha the,choice made little difference insofar as costs were concerned. The only implied question of the choice of the Waas- dorp partnership regarded public relations, involving a concern that the firm might be associated in the minds of some voters with the building proposal' which was defeated in the spring of 1958. Members putting that consideration forward agreed with others that the architects should not be expected to share that responsibility — "They, design what they're asked to design," was one comment. Principal factor cited in favor of employing the .Waasdorp firm was the history of satisfactory past experiences with them, in all > construction jobs for the district in recent years. Also, it was pointed out that the firm had ottered to deduct from its fees such amount as could be saved by application of planning, site study and other procedures in the 1958 building proposal. The saving of time, because of the firm's familiarity with the site, also was advanced, along with the idea that the board and administration already were acquint- ed 'with the Rochester 'Company's personnel through previous successful building programs. Offer to Dedicate Street The board adopted a resolution offering to the Village of Wells- vil'Je, lor dedication as a street, a 50 - foot wide strip of land running along the northwestern edge of the Fairgrounds property. The proposed street would'parallel Dyke Street on the side of the property nearest Dyke Street. It would begin at Williams Street, extending northward and eastward for nearly 820 feet. Also provided was a new connecting street to run from Dyke Street to the new street, next to Amidon's Grocery store. The resolution as adopted was prepared by School' Attorney 'Don Cummi.ngs, who conferred with board members prior to the beginning of their meeting. Questionnaire Results Listed Prior to discussion of building size, board members reviewed a summary of responses to a questionnaire circulated by the board at a public meeting Thursday of last week. All present expressed concern that the persons attending were not a representative cross section of the district's voters, and that the attendance was too small to provide a conclusive indication of public opinion. Responses to the questions found 11 ot' those who answered the questions were in favor of a 14 - room schol, and 91 favored a 21 room building. Of the 11 favoring a 14 - room school, 10 indicated a wish that the building be made expandable, one suggested "leaving it up to the board." Of the 91 who voted for 21 rooms, 69 checked "yes" on the question of ex- pansion, 16 voted "no,"' and six didn't vote. On the question of the suitability of the Fairgrounds site, 103 •checked "yes," one checked "no," .two suggested acquisition of more land to build on the High School Brooklyn site. RAILROAD UNIONS ENDORSE ATTORNEY FOR_SEAT ON PSC ALBANY, N. Y. (AP)—A union group, representing approximately 25,000 railroad workers, has endorsed Norman S. Weiss, Albany attorney, for appointment to the State Public Service Commission. F. B. Boardman, chairman of the Railroad Brotherhoods of the State of Ne*w York,, said Monday "a knowledge of the transportation industry should be, of prime importance in choosing a fair and impartial successor" to Commissioner Spencer B. Eddy. Gov. Rockefeller has named Eddy to the three-man state Harness Racing Commission. Eddy will resign his present post. Boardman, in a telegram to Rockefeller, said the railroad ^brotherhoods "unqualifiedly, endorse and request the appointment of" Weiss. The union group consists of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainment and tiip RrothThond of Maintenance and Way Employes. Market Moves Up In Morning Trade Af/ss Carol Annette Cronk Is Bride of A. R. Stoesen Going bacK to School? Campus leaders in-the-know come first Jo for TH1? LUGGAGE THAT KEEPS ITS FIRST TRIP LOOK! Let ui give you a great bock-to-school tend off...with Samsonite Streamlite, the budget-priced luggage that can take it! Streamlite's triple-strength construction stands up under strain... stunning vinyl 'covering can't bruise easily. Streamlite is just made to survive a life on-the-rack — of car or plane or train. Clothes always arrive ready to wear, include suit and tie racks, places for underthings and hose, Streamlite will outlast your college career. Come in and choose from these campus* right colors: Rawhide Finish, Saddle Tan, Colorado Brown, London Grey, Hawai» ian Blue, Crystal Green. ' < $howni M«n'» V.I.P. COM. $19.93. Two SulUr, *25.9S. lodiM' Haf Box, $IJ.9J. O'NIrt, $19.9J. Wordrobt, $25.9*. I NEW YORK (AP) — The stock I ' market nudged to the upside early this afternoon with steels, motors. and some aircrafts taking the lead. Trading continued slow although the pace was a bit faster than Monday when volume sank to a. year-and-a-half low. After an irregular start, prices began to improve gradually with industrials carrying the ball while rails and utilities did practically, nothing. g Brokers saw the action as\a continuation of a mild see-saw trend with no particular news to prompt the improvement. Uncertainties regarding the international situation and the labor troubles in steel and other industries continued to dominate Wall Street's mood. The rise in the U.S. Treasury's short - term .borrowing costs to their highest i. point in a quarter century led to speculation that another rise in the discount rate may be coming. This is usually j depressing as the stock market dislikes high interest rates. Zenith movM up a pounle of points and Texas Instruments more tha.n 3. Chrysler rose about a point and Ford made a similar gain. Youngstown Sheet rose about 3. Gains of a point or better were scored by Jones & Laughlin and Lukens. * Martin Co., rose about 2 and, United Aircraft and North American Aviation about a point. Allis-Chalmers was up about a point. Kennecott was down more than a point. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks at • noon was up 501 cents to $229.70 with the industrials up $1.20, the rails unchanged and the utilities down 10 cents. Government bonds eased. INJURED LISTED , • IN fATAL CRASH HORNELL —- Identities of passengers in a bus accident near here yesterday morning, which' claimed life of Mrs. Ophelia Moore 29, one of 33 migrant ','Wftn laborers in the vehicle, have been announced by state police.' Tne injured were the husband of the dead woman. TCarl. Mfrnre, 34; multiple lacerations,'. , fractured thumo, possiDie ueau injuries; Willie Sam Brantley 29,, wife of the I bus driver, David Brantley. right ankle fracture; Eugene,Baylor, 59. i shoulder ahd elbow abrasions and bruises; Floyd Johnspn, 45, leg bruises and abrasions; Thelma Dudley, 19, thigh and leg injuries; Mack Donald, 59, left shoulder injuries; Irene Thomas,' i possible Internal injuries. ; , The bus, owned by Henry Kettle, formerly of Gould, Fla.', and now of Avoca. RD, went out of control when its brakes failed on a steep hill. The injured persons jumped from the bus; Mil's. Moore died of] a skull fracture; it was' believed i en was feted .at a luncheon and bridge given by Mrs. "Walter J. Embser, Mrs. Adolph Vpssler "and Mrs. William H. Young; luncheon by Mrs. Charles D».' fuller; des- sept by Mrs. Harry,(Jacobs and j Miss Marion Jacobs; rehearsal! supper at the home of the bride's, parents; and a wedding day! brunch by Mrs. J. Clifford Dean. Frederick B. Lucas Dies At His Home; Services Thursday Frederick Blanchard Lucas, 140 E. State St. resident of Wellsville for 30 years, xiied at his home at 1 p.m. yesterday. He was born July 7, 1883 at Bel- lefoonte, Pa., 'the son i»f William and Eliza Bartlett Lucas. He was married June 20, 1907 to the late Jessie Bell and was employee of the Sinclair Refinery Company, before retiring in 1948. He is survived by two sons, William A. Lucas, Scio and James M.Lucns.iSalamanca;three 'daughters, Mrs. Carl' Babcock," Nunda, Mrs. Robert Scott, Pheonix, Ariz,, and Mrs. Fred Carr, Scio. Twenty-one grandchildren also survive. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Frederick Mul- Iiolland -Funeral Home. The Rev. Enos Nay of Scio will, officiate. Burial will be at Fairlawn cemetery in Scio. The body | is at the Mulholland Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and from 7 to. 9 .o'clock in the afternoon and evening. her head struck the edge of the pavement. The mishap occurred at the intersection of Flanders Hill Road and Rt. 70, in the Town of Howard just east of here. MR. and MRS. ALEXANDER R. STOESEN (Photo by' Schwalb Studio) ALU rmcn rtutTAX Civil Suit Dismissals Have Court Hearing SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) —Motions to dismiss civil suits charging 35 persons with defrauding the Columbus Rexall Oil Co. and stockholders of $12,589,024 are scheduled to be heard in U.S. District Court here Sept. 8 and Sept. 21. Stephen J. Dinneen, former com- r>-"v vfrtptw who is a defendant, said -in New York Monday: 't nr as I'm concerned, the charges are untrue and without basis." Another defendant, Air Force Mfcj. Gen. Ralph Royce (ret), said in Honolulu, where he is vacationing, that he tr>d "fp^ntP^ *ho -->- sition as board chairman In 195? h..i r^qip.^.i h'-fore ailing a.iy Work as chairman. •iiM n° f f°t the directors to meet and got no co- operauon, so I just resigned," said Royce, who was deputy commander of the Allied air force after the World War II landings in France, New York's former official greeter, Grover Whalen, also is a de'endant. Whalen was reported to be ill and not available for comment. A Salt Lake City attorney, David Clegg, filed the complaints as receiver for Columbus Rexall. The charges contend some defendants defrauded stockholders by transferring stock to other corporations and then to themselves. Other defendants are charged with know- inp of illpgal transfers of stock and willingly making money from luem. Nuptial vows were exchanged in First Methodist Church on Saturday afternoon at two o'clock by Miss Carol Annette Cronk and Alexander Rudolph Stoesen in a double ring ceremony with the Rev. Joseph Shipman, Sr. officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Cronk, 26 George St. and her husband is the i son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew R. 1 W. Stoesen of 1919 E. Mallory St., Pensacola, Fla. Given in marriage by her father and mother, Mrs. Stoesen w a s | gowned in a ballerina length crea-j tion fashioned on Empire line with i a marquisetts net top featuring! medallions of Venice lace on the I bodice. A double layer of net fell j over bouquet taffeta. Her Juliette t cap of lace and pearls held the bride's shoulder length net veiling i and her only jewelry was a brooch i worn first by her grandmother at her wedding in 1907 and again by i the bride's mother at her- wedding in 1935. The bridal bouquet was made of white fugi mums and ivy. Ballerina length dresses of light blue pleated chiffon over taffeta, veil hats in matchng blue trimmed with velvet bows, and cascade bouquets of pale yellow fugi mums were the identical ensembles of the bride's attendants. They included her sister, Miss Franci Cronk, as maid of honor; and Miss Marian Jacobs of Rochester and Mrs. Manuel Say of Northampton, Mass, as bridesmaids. Olaf H. Stoesen of Forest Hills was best man for his brother. Ushering were Melvin Drimmer of .Brooklyn, Gordon Perry of Buffalo and David Rice of New York Gity. White and yellow gladioli were used to delorate First Methodist Church during the ceremony and the organist, Miss Stata McKay played The Fifers by D'A.ncirieu; Pastoral in F, Balh; Wedding Intermezzo, Tartini; Ave Verum, Mozart; Air from the Water Music. Handel; and the traditional wedding matches. The bride's mother, Mrs. Cronk, selected a green flowered chiffon] 'oyer taffeta dress, green feather i hat and a corsage of gardenias ! while the groom's mother was gowned in blue lace over blue taf- teta complemented by matching hat and a corsage of pink sweci- j heart roses. Also present were the grandmothers of the bride and groom,! Mrs. Robert H. Cronk of Pickering, | Ontario, Canada and Mrs. Daniel P. I Clifford of Old Greenwich Co.nn. I Miss Ann v Gaffney, Miss Nancy! Kelts, both of New York City,' Miss i Deanne Molinari of Attica, Miss Helen Lamphier and Miss Kathyj Cronk, both of Wellsville, were as- ! sisling hostesses at a reception for 150 guests which followed the ceremony in the church parlor. Yellow : and white gladioli adorned the room and guests were present from Pickering, Ont., Elmira, Rochester, i Newark, Buffalo, Attica, New York I City, Cammillus, Brooklyn, New) York; Charleston, South Carolnia; j Pensacola, Mount Dora, Florida; and Old Greenwich, Conn. ' After a motor tour of New York State, Mr. and Mrs. Stoesen will reside i.n Chapel Hill, North Carolina where the groom will begin work at the University of North Carolina in September for his doctorate in history. The bride is a graduate of Wellsville High School and the University of Rochester and had been employed as an analytical research assistant for New York Life Insurance Company. The 'groom graduated from The Citadel and received his master's degree from the University of Rochester and srvd as a lieutenant in the 101st Airborne Division. As a bride - to - be, Mrs. Stoes- LAST TIMES TODAY Feature at 6:30 - 9:00 THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK STARTS TOMORROW 2 BIG HITS WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY A name... a battle cry... i a mighty motion picture! SAMUEL BRQNS1DN ** ftetti ,** Egg, Butter Market NEW YORK (AP) — (USDA)— Wholesale egg offerings moderate. Demand improved. Receipts 14,100. Wholesale selling prices based on exchange and other volume sales. New. 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