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3 sf A iliki SACCONE Anna M (Smith),- age 81. of Rockland. Formerly of Dedham Sept. 3. 2000. Beloved wife of the late Silvio "Bill" smith. Loving sister of Helene Whitney of scituate, Kathenne "teay" smith of Rockland. Paul Smith of Weymouth and the late John and Thomas Smith. Beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the McDonald Funeral Home SO. WEYMOUTH at 809 Main St. (Rt 18 opp. so. Sh. Hospital) Fri at 9 00 A.M. Funeral Mass in the Resurrection Church. Hingham at 10:00 AM. Relatives and Friends invited Visiting hours Thurs 4:00 to 8 00 P.M. interment St Joseph Cemetery, W. Roxbury. Donations may be made in her memory to NE Home for Little wanderers, 20 Linden St., Boston, MA. 02134. SADLER Of RandolDh. Seot, Sadler. Husband of the late Mary C. (Koronal 6, James C. Sadler SO. W( 'evmoufh and Alirp M Sadler of Ran- . Lovmc tatner or James t. saa er o aoipn. uear tatner-m-iaw ot Maria saaier or So. Sadler. Devoted grandfather of Denise Sadler of Somerville. Garv Sadler and his wife Sue of ivrr AttteDoro, and Steven Sadler and his wife Re- Pina of Wakefield. Reposing at the Cartwrtght uneral Home, 419 No. Main St. (Rte. 28) RANDOLPH until 9:30 AM Friday followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 AM in St. Bernadette Church, Randolph. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A visitation period will be held Friday morning from 9-9:30 AM. Committal services will be held in St Mary Cemetery, Randolph at a later date. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to Fr. McFarland, catholic Television, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02460. For additional information and directions visit our web Site at www.cartwright funeral.com SAVENOR suddenly, on Tuesday, September 5, Jack of Sarasota, FL and Falmouth, MA, formerly of Lexington, MA. Beloved husband of Betty (Carmell) . Loving father of Alan of Cambridge, MA. Barry of somerville. MA and Ronald Dan of Acton. MA. cherished grandfather of Oliver James and Isabel Charlotte. Services at the Levine Chapel, 470 Harvard Street BROOKLtNE, MA, on Thursday, September 7 at 12:00 NOON. Memorial observance at the home of Ronald Savenor on Thursday and continuing at his late residence on Friday and Sunday, In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Falmouth Jewish Congregation, 7 Hatch-ville Road, East Falmouth, MA 02536. SMALLCOMB in Revere, September 3, Peter. Beloved husband of the late Mary (Gallagher), complete notice Sunday. Arrangements by Magrath Funeral Home. SMITH Esther "Goldie" (Melniker) of Chel-sea, on Sept 4, 2000. Beloved wife of the late Charles Smith. Devoted mother of Miriam Smith of winthrop and Sandra Generazzo King of Saugus and the late Claire Milroy. Dear sister of Morris Melniker of Chelsea and the late Sarah Melniker. Loving aunt of Ann runey rviduueiuru ut riymuum. luvimk grandmother of 11 grandchildren. Also sur vived bv 21 ereat erandchildren. Services at the Torf Funeral chapel, 151 Washington Ave, Cary Sq, CHELSEA on Thurs, Sept 7 at 1 PM. interment in Lynn. Memorial observance at the home of Sandra Generazzo King Thursday, September 7th only and Sunday, September 10th only. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, 17 Lafayette Ave, Chelsea, MA 02150. Torf Funeral service 617-889-2900 Deborah Torf Golden, Director SOLEY Of N. Attleboro. formerly of Nor-wood, Sept. 4 Helen B. Adams), TOO yrs of age. Beloved wife of the fate Stanley J. Soley. Loving stepmother of Cynthia Andre of N. Attleboro and Eleanor Root of Ridgefield, CT. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral from Giliooty Funeral Home, 126 WalpOle St. (Rte. 1A) NORWOOD Sat.. Sept 9 at 8 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Catherine's Church at 9. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Friday 2-4 & 7-9. interment Highland Cemetery. loony Fu (71) 3 SPADANO Of Cambridge suddenly Sept. 3, Carmen P. beloved son of the late Joseph uevotea Drotner or bieanor k ; Spadano of Cambridge, Ida cocco-i luto of Woburn. Marv Ohanesian Westford & William T Spadano of Billerica. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Funeral from trie Stanton Funeral Home 786 Mt. Auburn St. (Rt 16) WATERTOWN on Friday at 9:30 A.M. Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church watertown at 10:30 A.M. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8PM. interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery, contributions in Carmen's memory to the American Heart Assoc. 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701-4688 would be appreciated. Late U.S. Army veteran WWIL Recipient of the Purple Heart & Bronze Star, serving with the 26th Yankee Div. Member Watertown Post 1 105 v.F.W. Stanton Funeral Home 786 Mt. Auburn St., watertown SPEIGEL Entered Eternal Rest, September 6, Reuben of Lowell. Devoted husband of the late Anna (Watnick). Loving brother of the late Beatrice Speigel. Dear brother-in-law of Irving Watnick. Adored uncle of Sheila Wat-nick Appell, Sylvia Zima, Sheldon Razin, and many grandnieces & grandnephews. services at Montefiore Synagogue, 460 West-ford St., Lowed, on Thursday, September 7 at 3:00 PM. interment in Pelham, nh. Memorial week will be private. Expressions of sympathy may be donated to the Merrimack valley Hebrew Academy, 18 Glacial Ave., Lowell. MA, 01852. Goldman-Fisher Funeral Chapel 978-683-2411 of Cambridee. Henrv . SDadano of SPRUILL Of Stoughton, Sept 6, Theresa A. "Tessie" (Mclntyre), age 73. Wife of the late Sydney w. Mother of John H. and his wife Peg of Phoenix, AZ and Paul A. and his wife Barbara of Stoughton. Sister of Florence Whitney of Quincy, Catherine Scanlon of Jamaica Plain, Finiey Mclntyre of Stoughton. Lorraine Mcvicar of NH, Bernard Mclntyre of TX. Jacqueline Bolland of CA and the late Cecelia Rankin. Also survived by her grandsons, Jake, Michael and Patrick. Funeral will be held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park Street (Rt. 27) STOUGHTON, on Saturday at 9:15 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church, Stoughton at 10 AM. Visiting hours Friday 5-8 PM. Donations in Tessie's memory may be made to Old colony Hospice, 14 Page Terrace, Stoughton, 02072. Farley Funeral Home 781-344-2676 STROM Erik, a well known artistic stone mason died recently in Boston at the age of 41. Mr Strom was rasied in Springfield; VT. He achieved several athletic honors in swimming, diving, & skiing both downhill racing & ski jumping. He worked & traveled widely in the US before settling in Boston several years ago. Eric is survived by a daughter. Annika Strom of Numine, PA, his mother and stepfather Joyce Strom and James Malone of west Roxbury, his father Jurgen Strom of En-glewood, FL and his brothers Kai of Arlington. VA and Tor of Atlanta, GA. The family and close friends will celebrate Erik's life at the family home in Tiverton, Rl. Remember-ances may be sent to the Annika Strom Education Fund, co MSPCC, 399 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116. THONIS Of Woburn, Sept 6, William F. Rploued h us hand of the late Ruth F (Donerry). uevotea Tatner or patn-I cia Culnane and the late Cheryl Ann Thonis. Father-in-law of David Culnane. Loving grandfather of Bit ton. Brother of Paul Thonis 8 his wife Yvonne of Townsend, MA, and Helen Lea th lean of CA, James & his wife Eleanor Thonis of weat-land, CA, and Anthony Thonis. Funeral from the McLaughlin-Dello Russo Funeral Home, 54 Pleasant St. WOBURN, Saturday at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Barbara Church, 138 Cambridge Rd., Woburn at 10. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with Burial at Calvary Cemetery, woburn. In lieu of flowers, it has been requested that memorial contributions may be made in Bill's memory to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, ma 01701. Late Korean war veteran, us Marine Corps. McLaughlln-Dello russo Funeral Home 781-933-0083 Woburn rv. Micnae . ana Matt new wnea- TUCCELLi Of Somerville Sept. 5, Safva- tore. Beloved husband ot trie late Catherine (Cota). Father of Mary DiCecca and her husband Cosmo and Bruno Tuccetli all of Somer-ville and the late Alba Percuoco. Grandfather of Annamarie DiCecca of Somervilie and Joseph Percuoco of Windham, NH. Great grandfather of Samantha Percuoco. Salva-tore is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Relatives and friends are most respectfully invited to attend a Funeral from the Cota-Struz-ziero-McKenna Funeral Home, 197 Washing- ton St. SOMERVILLE, on Friday, Sept. 8 at fl AM. Relatives and friends may call at the Funeral Home Thursday 4 thru 8 PM only. Entombment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Donations may be made in his memory to the juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 120 Wail Street, 19th Floor, NY, NY 10005-4001. (for directions: www.cotafuneralhomes.com). Cota-Stnizztero-McKenna 1 7-625-41 50 VILES Of Weston, Sept. 4, Daniel F. "Dan", husband of the late Barbara (Spalding) Viles. Father of Deborah L Viles of Denver, CO; Cynthia V. Appleby of weston; Carolyn S. Viles of Natick; Daniel F. Viles, Jr. of Red Hootc NY and Douglas T. viles of Harrisville, NH. Grandfather of Liza S. Appleby of Weston; Nathanial Viles of Hudson, NY; Jessica viies of Astoria, NY; Jeremy viles of Castaic, CA and Taylor Viles of Harrisville, NH. Brother of Sheldon Viles of wayland. Brother-in-law of Ann and George Lawley of Overland Park, KS. Brother of tne late Katherine watt and Lyman Viles. A Memorial service will be hetd on Saturday, September 9. 2000 at 1 1 :00 AM at St. Peter s Episcopal Church, 320 Boston Post Road, weston. A Drivate family burial will be held at their convenience. For those who desire memorial contributions in his memory may be made to St. Peter s Episco-Dal church. Memorial Garden. Weston. MA: Proctor Academy, Andover, nh; American Cancer Soc.. MA ChaD , Framingham, MA or igham.MA or MA. Funeral to waysioe Hospice, w arrangements are under the direction of the wavar John C. Bryant Funeral Home of WAYLAND. wesson in Dorchester, sept. 4, Janet (Hill). Wife of the late John wesson. Aunt of William Pritchett and Pat Younger. She is survived by other relatives & friends. Funeral Service Friday 7 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home, 89 Walnut Ave., ROXBURY, Visiting with the family at 6 p m. Burial Saturday 10 a.m. Mt. Hope cemetery. Taylor Briggs, f ormer chairman of international law Arm; at 67 By Corey Dulling GLOBE CORRESPONDENT Taylor R. Briggs of Williams-town, a lawyer and former chairman of the international law firm LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene, & Mac-Rae LLP, died Friday of cancer at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He was 67. Born in Buffalo, Mr. Briggs graduated from Nichols School there and received a bachelor's degree in 1954 from Williams College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree in 1957 from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Mr. Briggs practiced civil litigation, antitrust, and general corporate law. He represented the utility industry in the landmark cases against the electrical equipment manufacturers, following the government price-fixing prosecution in the 1960s. Mr. Briggs also represented Lloyd's of London and the ITT Corp. He served in the unusual capacity of permanent counsel to the independent directors of ITT Corp. from 1981 to 1997, when ITT was acquired by the Starwood Corp. Mr. Briggs became chairman of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae in 1978, serving in the post for 10 years. Under his leadership, the firm more than tripled in size, adding 11 offices, including its first overseas office in London. Before joining LeBoeuf in 1961, Mr. Briggs served as counsel to the New York State Commission on Governmental Operations. Mr. Briggs was a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the American Bar Foundation. He served as secretary of the antitrust section of the American Bar Association from 1980 to 1982. Mr. Briggs was chairman of the Board of Trustees of New York Law School from 1996 to 1999. He was a member of the boards of the Marlboro School of Music Inc., Wil-liamstown Art Conservation Center, and the Massachusetts Mu- WHrTE Jenette M (Necktas) of west Roxbury, formerly of Hyde Park, Sept. 4, 2000. Wife of the late Edward F. White. Beloved mother of Mary B. Sawizky of West Roxbury, Jenette M. Roberge and her husband James of Philadelphia, and the late Edward F. White, Jr. Sister of Katherine MacNeil of Randolph, Thomas Necktas of Quincy, and the late Edward Necktas. Alice Owens, Rose McLellan, and Edna Necktas. Loving grandmother of James Roberge and his wife Ruby and Denice A. Durand, ail of Chicago, IL, ana the late Donald F. sawizky. Also survived by 3 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral from the Keefe Keohane Funeral Home, 8 Spring St.. (corner of Centre St.), WEST roxbury, Friday at 8 00 A.M. Funeral Mass in St. Pius X Church, 101 woicott Rd., Milton, at 9:00 A.M. Visiting hours Thursday 4:00-8 00 P.M. Burial is private. For directions www . keohane . com. wilford nf Norwood sent 2 Eucene L. Beloved son of the late Paul Wilford. Loving brother of Pauline j a Marv (Murohv) Barker of Norwood, uncle of jeremian f. Barker ana paui a. Barker, both of Norwood and Marv Alirp Walriron nf RandolDh Funeral from the Giliooty Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St. (Rte. 1A) NORWOOD on Friday, Sept. 8 at 9 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Catherine's Church at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Thursday 4-8 only. interment nigniana uemeiery. Late w.w. Veteran, Army Air Corps. looly Fu (71) 3 WOJAKOWSKI In Dorchester, Sept 5. Kazi-miera (worach). Beloved wife of the late Bo-leslow. Loving mother of John Wojakowski of PA, Barbara wojakowski and Mary Ann wojakowski both of Dorchester, visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home. 1020 Dorchester Ave. DORCHESTER, Thursday 4-7 PM. Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Czesfochowa Church. So Boston on Friday morning, sept 8 at 10 AM. Relatives and friends Invited, interment in New Calvary Cemetery, Boston. Parking in rear of funeral home. YIK in Boston, September 3, 2000, Mrs. Kwai Chine Yik, age 97 yrs. Beloved wife of the late Shun Tai Poon. Devoted and loving mother of Chi Sing Poon and Chi Lin Poon both of Hong Kong, Cheuk Kong Poon of Springfield, jack c. Poon of Meriden, CT, Paul C. Poon of wilbraham, Susannah Tarn of Cheshire, CT and the late Chi Yin Poon and Cheuk Hung Poon. Also survived by 16 beloved grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. A Chinese Rite will be held at The Celestial chapel at J. S. Waterman & Sons-Eastman-waring, 495 Commonwealth Avenue, at Kenmore Square, BOSTON, on Monday, Sept. 11 commencing at 9 A.M. and the Funeral Procession wiltieave for Forest Hills Cemetery at 10:30 A M. Relatives and friends respectfully invited, visitation Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Parking attendants on duty. J. S. waterman ft Sorts-Eastman-Warlng Boston 1-617-536-4110 zafiris Of wellesley. Sept 6, Natalie E. (Alex) zafiris. Beloved wife of S. Christie Zafiris. Devoted mother of Susan Murphy of Ashland, Kerri Davidson of Wellesiey and C. Jonathan Zafiris of Sturbridge. very loving-grandmother of Matthew and Daniel Murphy, Mark, William and James Davidson, Sarah and Thomas Zafiris. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 477 Washington St. (Rte.16) WELLESLEY Saturday at 10:30 AM followed by a Funeral Ser- Annunciation, 37 Washington St.. NATICK at 11:30 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8. interment woodlawn cemetery, Wellesley. Graduate of Boston College & MA Bay Community College. Former owner of the Backyard Gardener of wetlesley. Donations may oe made, in Natalie's memory, to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. George F. Doherty ft Sons wellesley, ma (781) 23&100 r -' ik'fj:.'-."'j.'.iafluhuv,e'".i JULY 2f , 1939 ANN GUIKTO SEPT. 7. 1998 Ma, l wish i had a line to heaven, rd call you every night at 7. 1 miss our talk, your keen mind, your sense of humor was devine. God called you nome one early morn, the best of mother's must come-Your earthiy work is done. And He sent the heavenly rains to weep with me in pain, remembering your love, sacrificing and teachings. Your Loving Family. ka 3! LOCAL UNION 103, LB.E.W. we regret to announce the death of Brother Jean Cecil, jr. visiting hours will be held on Friday from 6-9 PM at the Cota-Struzziero-McKenna Fu- nprai Hnme 107 Wahincton Strt SOMERVILLE. A Funeral Mass will be held on Sat urday at 10 AM at St. Joseph's Church. 264 wasningron itree i trppt Somervilie Chuck Monahan THE BOSTON GLOBE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2000 Obituaries Y. TAYLOR BRIGGS suem of Contemporary Art. He was a trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission in New York City from 1990 to 1995. In association with two fellow Williams College graduates, Mr. Briggs founded Berkshire Capital Investors LLP, which provided venture capital for start-up enterprises in Western Massachusetts with the goal of creating jobs in the region. He leaves his wife of nearly 44 years, Jane (Genske); three daughters, Cynthia Briggs Kittredge of Austin, Texas, Jennifer Briggs Braswell of Buffalo, and Pamela Briggs Besnard of New York City; a son, Taylor Jr. of Kamuela, Hawaii; and nine grandchildren. A funeral service was held yesterday in St. John's Episcopal Church in Williamstown. Daniel F. Viles, 88 Was president ofWaltham firm Daniel F. Viles of Weston, former president of the Waltham Screw Co., died Monday at his home. He was 88. Born in Waltham, Mr. Viles was a graduate of Concord High School. He attended Norwich University in Vermont and the University of Minnesota, and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington. Mr. Viles was the third generation to run the company, a manufacturer of screw machine products and precision screws that was founded in 1893. He was a member of the Rotary Club for 50 years, a former member of the Boston and Waltham chambers of commerce, past president of the Smaller Business Association of New England, a past director of the National Screw Machine Association, a member of the New England chapter of the Young Presidents Organization, a former treasurer and past president of the Sachem Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and a past director of the Waltham Boys Club. He leaves three daughters, Deborah L. of Denver, Cynthia V. Appleby of Weston, and Carolyn S. of Natick; two sons, Daniel Jr. of Red Hook, N.Y., and Douglas of Harrisville, N.H.; and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Saint Peter's Episcopal Church, Weston. 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He joined the Harvard faculty in 1984 as an assistant professor of law, became a professor of law in 1991, and the David Berg Professor of Law in 1999. His research interests involved comparative aspects of corporate law, employment law, health-care regulation, and public choice theory. A popular instructor whose teaching style received consistent praise in student evaluations, Mr. Charny taught many courses, including law and moral decisionmaking, legal theory, and employment law. Mr. Charny's publications included "Workers and Corporate Governance," "Efficiency, Wages, Tournaments and Discrimination: A Theory of Employment Discrimination for 'High-Level' Jobs," "Illusions of a Spontaneous Order: 'Norms' in Contractual Relationships," and "The Employee Welfare State in Transition." He leaves his partner, Ahmad H. Tabari of Dubai, United Arab Emirates; his parents, Joseph E. and Margaret K. of Pittsburgh; a sister, Sharon, of Baltimore; and a brother, Joel, of Washington. A memorial service will be held at Harvard University at a later date. Stephen J. Sansone, 86 Retired Boston restaurateur A funeral Mass will be said today for Stephen J. Sansone of Boston and Lexington, a Greater Boston restaurateur for many years, who died Sunday of heart failure in Health South New England Rehabilitation Hospital in Woburn. He was 86. Mr. Sansone was the father of former Boston city councilor Rose-marie Sansone. Born in Boston, he opened his first restaurant, Sansone's, in the West End in 1960. It became one of the most popular restaurants in Boston - a natural stop for people either before or after attending an event at the old Boston Garden. Mr. Sansone also had business affiliations with Dave & Steve's Deli on Stuart Street, as well as Ann's Cafe on Causeway Street and the Spring Tavern on Spring Lane. Upon closing his restaurant due to urban renewal in the West End, Mr. Sansone went to work in an administrative capacity for State Treasurer Robert Q. Crane for more than a decade. Besides his daughter Rose-marie, of Lexington, he leaves one grandchild. A Mass will be said at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church in Lexington. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery, Lexington. FRANK BAKON Frank Bakon, 66 Stoughton electrician Frank Bakon of Stoughton, owner of Bakon Electric Co., died Saturday in a car accident in Avon. He was 66. Born in Crawford County, Ga., Mr. Bakon graduated from Crawford County Training School in Roberta, Ga., in 1962, then attended Muscogee Area Vocational School in Columbus, Ga., to become an electrician. After moving to Boston, Mr. Bakon attended the Boston Evening Trade School to obtain his master electrician's license. In addition to starting his own business, Mr. Bakon was employed by Polaroid Corp. in Waltham as an electrician for 30 years. Mr. Bakon was a member of Concord Baptist Church and was active in the Masons. He leaves his wife, Josie M. (Garrett); his mother, Cora Mae Bakon of Detroit; a daughter, Pa mela, and a son, Jeffrey, both of Boston; a stepson, Bernard Garrett of Connecticut; and three sisters, Bette Jean Tukes and Mattie Mae Tripp, both of Fort Valley, Ga., and Dora Willis of Roberta, Ga. A funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Pineview Baptist Church in Roberta, Ga. Burial will be in Willow Lake Cemetery in Roberta. Theodore Sprague, 88 Was a professor, dog breeder Theodore Wentworth Sprague of Cambridge, a dog breeder and retired sociology professor, died Tuesday in Cambridge Hospital after suffering a stroke. He was 88. Born in Cambridge, Mr. Sprague received a master of arts degree from Cambridge University in England, attended Johns Hopkins University for a year, and then earned his doctorate from Harvard University. Mr. Sprague taught sociology at Earlham College and Colgate University. He was on the board of the Ide Feed Inc. in St Johnsbury, Vt, the oldest family-owned business in the United States. Following his retirement, Mr. Sprague became an avid dog breeder and trainer of Cardigan Welsh corgis. He represented the New England Dog Training Club at the American Kennel Club for many years, and was a member of the Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club of America, the Concord Dog Club, the Framingham District Kennel Club, and the Tracking Club of Massachusetts. Mr. Sprague leaves a niece, Theodora K.D. Guthrie; a family friend, Jay E. McCune; and many cousins. A memorial service will be held on Oct 4 at 3 p.m. in the Appleton Chapel of Harvard Memorial Church in Cambridge. Service is scheduled for Louis I. Kane, 69 A memorial service will be held for Louis I. Kane, former chairman of Au Bon Pain Corp., on Sept 14 at 3 p.m. in the Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mr. Kane died June 9 at his home in Ogunquit Maine. He was 69. Parents request banning of novel for class LONDONDERRY, N.H.-Two parents have asked the school board to ban a middle school book that centers on a boy and girl forced to spend a night naked, on a deserted island. The novel, "The Goats," by Brock Cole, centers on an ostracized boy and girl at summer camp. The other campers force the two to spend a night on the island, where Bll New England News Briefs Boston Teachers, city set to resume talks The Boston Teachers Union and the School Department will resume contract negotiations on Monday, union president Edward Doherty said. Talks stopped Aug. 29 as the sides reached an impasse on pay raises, the weight of seniority in teacher assignments, and class sizes. Union members narrowly defeated a motion Tuesday night to go on strike yesterday, the first day of Boston public school classes. Teachers will vote Oct 11 on whether to strike if there is no three-year contract by then. 3 workers injured in warehouse blast Three Boston Sand and Gravel workers were injured about 4 p.m. yesterday when an air-pressurized system used to move cement into trucks malfunctioned and caused an explosion that sent ash flying through a warehouse at the Boston Marine Industrial Park facility, according to fire officials. The workers were treated after inhaling the ash and concrete dust and one was taken to the hospital, a company official said. Fire officials said the accident happened due to a blockage in one of the systems. Cambridge Jeffrey Curley killer requests new trial A lawyer for convicted murderer Charles Jaynes argued yesterday that Jaynes should be grant ed a new trial because the public and the media were excluded from portions of jury selection during his 1998 trial for the murder of East Cambridge 10-year-old Jeffrey Curley. Jaynes, 25, of Brockton, was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison for the 1997 attempted molestation and murder of Curley. Brockton Empty building destroyed in fire A three-story wood building in Brockton that apparently was empty while undergoing renovations was destroyed in a three-alarm fire last night, fire officials said. The blaze, which caused no injuries, began at 5:16 p.m. in a building at 555 Main St and was still being fought late last night Keene, N.H. Woman accused of trying to steal infant An Allenstown woman has been charged with trying to steal a baby from Cheshire Medical Center. Authorities said she may have tried to do the same in Massachusetts and Vermont hospitals. Tammy Abel, 28, entered no plea yesterday in Keene District Court to attempted interference with custody and attempt to commit abduction, two misdemeanors. She was released, pending another hearing Sept 21. Police said Abel, dressed as a nurse, tried to take an infant from the hospital Aug. 10. (AP) Rutland, Vt. Impostor sought in state trooper stop Police are on the lookout for someone who allegedly imper-sonated a state trooper as he stopped a young woman and left only after she asked for another officer to respond to the scene. Police said the impostor stopped a female driver on Route 7 on Friday night The man drove a dark green Ford Crown Victoria, the same model that many state troopers use. (AP) they are stripped and left alone. Although there is no physical contact the boy and girl talk about sex, said Malinda Scannell, the parent of a seventh-grader. She said the book looks at how people are affected by cruelty and what they do to avoid it "But it's sexuality that drives the book," she said. The board plans to decide on the book at its Sept 26 meeting. (AP)

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