The Boston Globe from Boston, Massachusetts on October 26, 1961 · 12
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The Boston Globe from Boston, Massachusetts · 12

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Thursday, October 26, 1961
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v Twelve THE BOSTON GLOBE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1951 Calling on the Neighbors ... . HAMILTON SixWomenGive Help in a Hurry At Round-Clock Phone Center Ji & .l1 By TED ASHBT HAMILTON Someone had Just dialed what probably is this town's most important telephone number, HO rd 8-4421. It puts the caller through to one of the first and still one of the few emerf ency ronna nira-tions renters in the state. Mrs. Alyene Rollins, chief operator and dispatcher, listened, then radi(ed: "ECO, car 45 ." Tolice Chief Edward Fredericks was in that car. and instantly sped to the scene of the emergency. Mrs. Rollins explained: "A man called and reported he just burned himself seriously at a stove." Chief Fredericks soon reported he had taken the man to Beverly Hospital. The center's service is so elaborate that, in addition to police, fire, highway and water emergencies, a resident of either Hamilton or Wen-ham, which share the expense or us operation, couia report cats me paraKeet was missing. IV f " 1 f x i 111 q JL. t ... .4 7 --I n . r JJ i 1 11 i Globe Photo by Louis Russol SHE GETS THE MESSAGE Mrs. Alyene Rol-lins, chief operator and dispatcher, at emergency communications office. "When the office was opened May 1, I960, there was some feeling it should he operated by men, probably policemen, instead of the six women who, in eight hour shifts, keep it going 24 hours a day, seven days a week." The opposition has subsided. It has been realized that the women, mostly former tele- cows, horses, donkeys, pigeons. Someone reported a swarm of bees. One home a gas leak. During that first nine months there also were 2504 general police rails, 6.1 stolen car checks, 156 ambulance runs, 12,639 radio messages, including 532 Conelrad tests. Because of he type of work, Alyene's husband, Robert ALL SORTS The Idea AT THE OFFICE of the harbor pilots on Long Wharf they tell of the experience of a couple of sailors on a ship that put in here. When their vessel was dis-charging at S t o c k h olm one Sunday morning they went ashore ong ap proached a suburban church where services seemed about to begin and decided to attend. First they had a tactical huddle and agreed that since they did not know the language or the religious ceremony, they'd pick out a man in the pew ahead of them and do exactly as he did. They carefully followed their model and appeared to be getting along fine until he stood up when the pastor finished speaking. The two visitors also stood up and became aware of some suppressed laughter in the congregation. At the conclusion of the service they stopped to shake hands with the pastor, who spoke English, and asked him Was By Joe Harrington fOT was He bent over to remove his Sound . L right shoe and not only recovered, but immediately felt 10 years younger. He realized he had stepped in some wet cement at the building site and it had hardened and weighed down his foot while he was resting. HIES ti CRIES Parents whose children attend the kindergarten at the Wyman School in Winchester are extravagant in their praise of the teacher, Ann Dolan. At a recent PTA meeting she told one of the mothers that she adores children, but likes to get away from the little darlings at the end of the school year. So when the last vacation was starting she boarded a plane, got out a paperback book and was relaxing. But as the plane was airborne, a small voice chirped, "Hello, Miss Dolan." A little girl she had in school all year hopped into the seat beside her and chatted all the way to Chicago. what had caused the mem ment He told them: "I announced a baptism that is taking place this afternoon, and 1 asked the father of the child to stand up. VERY FAST CURE Dr. Bob Frank, the Brookline cardiologist, knows a case history and includes an unusually rapid and complete recovery. The patient is a sturdy man in his 80's who goes ior ,a wai every aay weather permits. One day he made a long and close inspection of a building in his neighborhood that is under construction, then sat down to rest When he stood up he was convinced he had sustained a shock. His right foot was heavy and numb and it was difficult to move the leg. Discouraged, he dragged himself home and decided the HE! g n ffW f rtn JottrtmTt gtont do-ff-yom ttlllir toif Christmas Bazaar Portfolio tittle luxuries for the home. The niftiest, giftiest knits. Cakes, cakes and more cake. A wow of a gift list Youfl keep WsissoaJ ?toMt. ' ' '"' I JOURNAL WtWM WUC C4WTW MAOAZiOC CREATE! EVEN IF YOU'VE MEYER DANCED BEFORE... AFTER ONE LESSON AT ARTHUR MURRAY'S Region en are always surprised that they sun right out dancing on their very first leston. TV. nrrii A Y ii r Xf ii v't SUV . ... 1. nSMaw.. ." discovery, i ne Aiigic seep vof . ... " gives you the key to all dances f and you can master it even if you've never danced before! ' MmtH Itimf; Dam Twucfcti ARTHUR MURRAY Near Arlington Sta. GO 6-6464 393 BOYLSTON ST. Calls to transport pregnant! f phone operators, had soothing (they have five children), a voices, which rendered callers garage manager, calls her: less likelv to Dank. (Item: Operators, besides "Brod Crawford." Mrs. Rollins, are Miss Jean Austin. Mrs. Madeline Liberti. Mrs. Virginia Maidmcnt, Mrs. women to hospitals are fairly Regina Manthorn and Mrs.; Sequent. Stella Pews.) "One husband who called "Yes, a person arriving in confessed he was too shook up either town could, since we to drive his wife there. have maps and directories, call this number and find out the J n address of a friend.' NEXT: Meet two enterprising West Boxford housewives who have a unique kitchen boiler business. There are fire, police, no school and noon whistle ac tivators for both towns. And :j D 1 11 ince equipment is inter- INoriTian KOCKWell, number of radio-equipped ve-;h7 Wpfl IllllCtlV . , . . j hides for both Hamilton and Wenham. (Item: The center, of course, has many critical phone numbers, such as those for doctors and hospitals, in its files.) "At first, people called in for gome pretty unimportant rea sons. Now, though, everyone is using common sense. A report for the first nine months of service last year discloses there were 23 calls reporting dog bites. There continue to be calls Involving lost or found dogs, Calling all spooks... this is headquarters for i IT n m M in iinnr ernmirh? li 11 lu iuui oiuiiiabii ; 11 II rr. v . f f i U- VJ law u'MsiuriHsi.wuui. ing relief of acid indiRes-M I tion, heartburn or gas. lif 14 3 rolls. 30f. r mnm ftm iw nwsi STOCKBRIDGE, Oct. 25 Artist Norman Rockwell and Mary L. Punderson of Main st were married today at a quiet ceremony in St. Pauls Epis copal Church here. Only members of both families and a few close friends attended the ceremony per formed by Rev. G. Douglas Krumbhaar. A reception followed at the home of a friend. Rockwell. 67, and his bride retired Milton Academy Girls School teacher, left for a four-week wedding trip to Hollywood. They will make their home at Rockwells residence here on South st. The bride was given away bv her brother, Frank of Springfield. Helen Kice otj Stockbridge was maid of honor.! Local banker Henry W. Dwight was best man. Rockwell and his wife met last Winter when attending art and poetry classes at the Berk-shite Art Center in Pittsficld. Mrs. Rockwell is a Stock-bridge native and a graduate of Radcliffe College. ,77 IS M ONLY GENERAL HEAT COULD BBING YOU THIS COMPLETE 1961 DELCO heat BOILEB-BOBNEB UNIT $ Treat Halloween Trick or Treat fifty count 59C 7jiL Halloween Trick or Treat .!ghty 6unt 89c lpfl) Jr. Baby Ruth Bars ao 39 1 ST "Cold Coin" Chocolates.....) 10 1 V m EnMCOSTUMES 1 fOK INST AMD COMPARE THIS VALUEI W challenge the industry to match this tpeciol ... dollar for dollar and unit for unit! 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