The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts on June 22, 1963 · 3
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North Adams, Massachusetts
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Saturday, June 22, 1963
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SATURDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 22, 1963 THE NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT V THREE Two W'msiown Radio Men To Take Pari in Field Day two Williamstown radio enthusiasts will be among thousands of amateur radio operators from all over the country who will be tested on their ability to operate under emergency conditions tonight and tomorrow. Annual Field Day . The two Ken, David Angel of Green River Rd. and John Garner of--198 North St. will participate in the annual field "day contest sponsored by the American Radio Relay League, a fraternal organization of some 250,000 radio amateurs in -the U.S. Field Day consists of a contest in which each individual or group competes with others to reach as many stations as possible throughout the U. S. in the 24-hour period. The contestants must take to the field and operate portable stations independent of regular commercial power facilities. Mr. Angel noted that amateur radio operators have won .considerable praise for' their work under emergency conditions. Last year, during a hurricane, he said, the only contact a small 'Texan city had with the joutside' world for three days was thrb"ugh amateur radio operators. 1 Point Multipliers Special contest point multipliers are given for using low power GFlDEUfficiils Will Meet Monday To Review Dispute General Electric, union and company officials will meet Monday to review a dispute which , i a r -.mi started last Tuesday night when Messrs. Angel and Garner will! ' Derate their portable station "--fy- - .V . from Stone transmitters, he said, as well as for operating free from existing power sources. This contest em-phtozes carefully designed antennas, and good operating tech niques, he saia Unregisfered Aufo Eyesore Ban io Go Before Council Floor and Wall Covering . Genuine Formica Armstrong Linoleum Kentile Products Ceramic Wall Tile Sandran" Metal Trims Gazzaniga's Wallpaper, Paint and Tile MO 4-9530 Cor. Bank & Summer Sfs. North Adams Hill. The Wilhams- town Alice Department and City of North Adams have lent them 1,000-watt emergency generators, and the two operators have been working for the past lew weeks erecting tents and special antennas.; . 7 . They plan to operate the entire "24-hour period beginning at 5 this afternoon. Two Area Women Honored for Long Service to MSPCC Two Northern Berkshire' women have been honored, one of them posthumously, for long service to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Mrs. Harry J. Hewat of Briggs- ville and the late Mrs. Ralph N. Dennett of this city received the honors at a meeting of the Berkshire County District organ ization at the Berkshire Garden Center in Stockbridge. Mrs. Hewat was cited for sen- ing 42 years as a member of the board of the North Berkshire Branch, now absorbed into the Berkshire District of the MSPCC. A posthumous award for Mrs Dennett in recognition of her 40 years of service on the Northern Berkshire Branch board was an nounced. During the session, Mrs. Wal ter C. Kellogg of Pittsfield re ceived the second presentation ever made in Berkshire of the Whiteman award for outstanding service. Mrs. Kelogg also receiv ed a certificate honoring her for her 25 years of service as member of the Berkshire District board. MI D W A .-Y RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE Adams - North Adams Line, Route 8 ' JUST GOOD FOOD STARTING TONIGHT Dick Hurlbert's Band HELD OVER ... DEE BRADLEY To complete your PATIO fun PATIO COVERS OTHER ALUMINUM PRODUCTS . Porch Enclosures Siding Door Canopies and Roll-Ups Windows and Doors. (Regular, Anodized, Colors) Awnings Fences Shutters. Garage Doors. " A. DeSANTY It's Nothing New Free Service Since '52 174 STATE ROAD MO 3-8522 ANYTIME partment returned to their work later than they should have. Six others left their jobs and did not return the same evening. Disciplinary Day Off As a result the company has ordered a disciplinary day. off for the employes involved. Joseph J. LaCasse, president of IUE Local 255 has strongly criticized the company's decision, stating that it is "undeniable evi dence of GE's warped sense of justice." He did not contest the day off order for the six men who left their jobs and did not return . "But,"., he said, referring to the others, "these 23 men put in seven hours on their shift, and they are getting the same punish ment as those who didn't return to work at all." Actually, the issue in despute. the placement of one of the six machinists who was to be affected by a reduction in forces, has already been resolved. Melikan Protests But, Arthur G. Melikan, GE area manager of union relations, U . . i 1 . 1 . . nas protested me employes ac tion stating that "nothing has been accomplished in this illegal walkout which could not have been achieved by following the normal grievance procedure." LaCasse, who charged GE with trying to create trouble before negotiations on a new contract be gin, said that GE should confer with union representatives before making decisions on disciplinary matters. He challenged the comjfeiny's contention that disciplinary time off for those who returned to work late is part of standard company policy. Mr. Melikan, in announcing the day off for the 23 employes who returned late, as well as for the six who did not return, said that the disciplinary action was in accordance with the company's established policy. Both Illegal He said that both the walkout and the mass late return to work were illegal and in violation of the company union contract. He continued that an importantconsideration in . the - action was "the uncertainty caused by the illegal walkout and the late return to work. Management had no knowledge of where the men went, why they had left and whether or not they would return to their jobs during the remainder' of their shift. He said that a proper filing of a grievance under the GE-IUE contract would have eliminated the need for any illegal walkout and the disciplinary action which necessarily followed An amendment to the city's zoning law, which would prohibit unregistered cars from being stored more than 30 .days on land in zoned districts will be recommended to the City Council Tuesday by Mayor Francis C. Florini. The amendment is aimed at re moving from public view unused unregistered cars that become eyesores. Building Inspector John Gattuso has stated that in many instances these vehicles are as bad worse esthetically than a down building. - The problem has increased late or run- ly, he said, because junk dealers who formerly paid for old cars now require payment for towing them to their yards because of the price decline of junk in gen eral. ine mayor will also recom mend the approval of betterments assessments on the Glenview Heights Sanitary sewer line ex tension. In a third action, Mayor Florini win asx ine councillors to approve the sale of a small city-owned parcel on the t east side of New Street to Joseph A.'Allard for a minimum price of $75. The parcel adjoins Allard's land. Railway Injunction Ruling Miemists' Hurt In '. To Be Made Monday Pittsfield Blast Two 11 -Year-Old r-ii Convicted Bessette'3;Week Session Of Superior Court Wipes Off 72 Cases Till Monday To Resign Position Massachusetts Public Works Commissioner Jack P. Ricciardi yesterday ordered Waterways Di vision Director Rodolphe G. Bes sette, sentenced to jail Thursday, to hand in his resignation by next Monday. Ricciardi made the demand in a letter to Bessette, who wa; con victed of conspiracy Thursday and given a year in jail for allegedly conspiring with two other men to swap state dredging contracts, i Bessette, who also was fined $3,000 by Superior Court Judge Reuben L. Lurie, was expected to appeantge conviction. Also convicted on conspiracy charges jy ere J. Claude Paquette, president of Marine Dredging Co. of Fairhaven and Dr. Clarence LeBlanc, a physician and director of the firm. LeBlanc was fined $3,000, given a suspended six-month jail term and placed on probation for two years. Paquette was fined $1,500 and was put on probation for a year. . . .. List Live Plays For Children At Berkshire Mucpnm nurcn, wiu oniciaie. ounai win Live plays for children will be be in Pittsfield Cemetery, presented-on the-stage of -theTTT r n Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield Ml"S. GeOrQe t. DenOlt tor . the sixth summer by Pil- ,The special three-week session of Sueprior Court, ended Friday, wiped 72 misdemeanor cases off a list that still includes more than 200 and cost the county $28,338. Clerk of Courts Nelson A. Foot Jr. said that 14 cases went 'to trial before juries, three were heard by Judge Samuel Blass-berg without jury, and 55 cases were terminated by pleas, dismissals and nol prosses. County Treasurer John J. Shields said, that $20,429 was expended on jurors and $7,152 was spent on deputy sheriffs' fees. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -Judge Daniel D." O'Brien in Hampden County Equity Court heard arguments yesterday on continuing an injunction- against the city of - Pittsfield and its school committee from enter ing into any contract for trans portation of school children. . A temporary injunction was granted t a few days ago to the Berkshire Street Railway. Judge O'Brien said the parties would be notified of his decision June. 24. Berkshire Street Railway started the action after the Pittsfield School Committee declared its school bus contract void when it failed to operate because its driv ers, some unpaid, "- refused to work. Tne .Pittsfield committee then made an emergency ar rangement with Yellow Coach Lines of Pittsfield to transport its pupils, but held up bids on a permanent contract when the court action started. Meantime, with the tie-up of Berkshire Street Railway serv ice, Yellow Coach also obtained a temporary 60-day permit to operate Berkshire's general-passenger franchise lines throughout Berkshire County, and has since applied to the state Public Utilities Department for permanent permits to operate them. Berk-srjre, back in operation, is cov ering some of its old routes along with Yellow Coach Lines. Ciirtis and Graham LeadlGOP Poll For Two 11-year-old experimental chemists were admitted to St. Luke's Hospital in Pittsfield at 6.35 last night with glass cuts on the arms and body. According to a report to the police, Peter M. Munson of 218 Eleanor Rd. and Peter Baran of 261 Eleanor Rd. wprp mivinu chemicals from" a chemistry set Williams' Williams College ' Zeta Psi Delegates Back Action to Block Leasing Delegates to the Zeta Psi fra- leasing Jthe chapter house to The ternity's national convention at college would cause thfe chapter o . w . to become extinct and the prop- Sebasco Lake Me., unanimous-' . ., ., . . r ' erty would then revert to the ly aaoptea a- resolution yesier-rimtermty. day to support court action to I block leasing of fraternity property to Williams College. Births Monture A. Andrew "ofive'iGovernor s Seat Funeral services A. Andrew, 75, Pittsfield, retired vice president and investment officer of the Pittsfield National Bank and brother of Harley and Bernard Andrew of this city, who died Thursday in Pittsfield, will 'be held at 2 this afternoon at the Wellington Funeral Home, Pittsfield. The Rev. Douglas C. Smith, pastor of the Trinity Methodist BOSTON A poll taken of 300 A J L t.J .1 The leasing plan is in the wake' " "auf,,lCT w "i, TV - William.- iMiM Wo,rf;Nrth Adams Hospital to Mr. V in a test tube when the tube ex ploded. The Baran boy received severe cuts on the right hand and leg while young Munson has cuts on many points of his body and glass imbedded in his right arm. The boys were taken to the hospital in a family car and ad mitted. The boys said that they could not identify the' chemicals they were mixing from a set bought in a local store. Indian Head Mills To Acquire Diamond Mills Corporation Indian Head Mills, Inc.-has concluded an agreement to acquire Diamond Mills Corporation, a leading manufacturer of women's hosiery, James E. Rob-ison, president ...of Indian Head Mills, and Samuel Rosenblum, president of Diamond, announced. The terms were not disclosed. Indian Head operates the Arnold Print Works in Adams. Diamond is a family-owned company, with executive and sales headquarters in New York City and Philadelphia and plants at High Point and Wilmington, N. C. It has about 1,000 employes and annual sales of approximate ly $8 million. The company mar- which would have the effect of eliminating fraternities -as eatingj and living at the college,. and Mrs. Andrew Holland of 10 Rand St. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Williams of Sflfi Rarhrwir St are nnrpntc In April the trustees' of Zeta; of a born ioday at North Psis Williams chapter wereAdams Hospital, served with an order to show! A was Mbi to cause why they should be al-'and Edward Kulpa of 164 .lowed to lease the chapter house Friend AdamS( at North Ad. to the college. A fraternity1 ams Hospital, spokesman said the move was: Mr. and Mrs Conrad Butzer taken to prevent implementation of Church are Darents of of the Angevme report. L horn todav aFNnrth Arf. The fraternity alleges that ams Hospital. For All Your Cleaning Needs Call the Specialists FUR STORAGE 329 State Rd. MO 2-241 5 Also Office at 50'j Ashland Street Spurious Solicitor Uses Studio's Name Several area residents have in formed the proprietors of the Moderne Studio on Eagle St. that a person who claimed to repre sent the studio had called them by telephone, ostensibly to solicit photographic business, and in do ing so had used improper lan guage, the police were informed yesterday afternoon. The studio spokesman said it does not employ telephone solici tors. Police are endeavoring to trace the calls. A couple of FASCINATING CASE HISTORIES from the files of the Berkshire Bank & Trust Company This gentleman took out a. car loan at one of those places where they give you money, a cigar and a pat on the back. But the interest rates are so high, he can't put the car on the road. He figures he got stuck. . Now this gentleman financed his dream car at Berkshire Bank & Trust. He saved so much money on interest charges he was able to add such accessories as wheels, a foxtail, and a pillow for the rumble seat which spells out "23-skid-doo" in colored beads. He's very happy. Berkshire Trust financing means money saved for the extras you want Berkshire I Bank & TRUST 1 w ' 1 1 1 r COMPANY ; ADAMS ; ALLENDALE : NORTH ADAMS -' PITTSFIELD STOCKBRIDGE 1, sP : C O U NTY-WIO E 'BANKING WISE Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation grim Productions, Inc., of New York City, it was announced by the museum today. f Starting July 5, the plays will be staged on eight Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The original productions are based on famous children's classics. Combined in the presenta tions are drama, comedy, sing ing and dancing. The opening play will be "Alice in Wonderland," which will be repeated Aug. 2. "Sleeping Beauty"" will be pre sented July12and Aug. 9j "Heidi" on July 19 and Aug. 16; and "Pinocchio" onl July 26 and Aug. 23, the final day. City Calendar Tonight NORTH ADAMS COUNTRY CLUB Member-Guest Tourna ment dance from 9 to 12 p.m., at the club house in Clarksburg. Music will be provided by Joe Salerno and his Hi-Liters. Tomorrow GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP Meets at 8 p.m., Sunday, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Lerrigo at 124 Church St., to discuss selections from "Ethics" by Aristotle. All interested persons will be welcome. Bellotti to Receiye Italian Vets Award Lt. Gov. Francis X. Bellotti will receive the Enrico Fermi Man of the Year award .todaj at the Schine Inn In ChiCepee.- ' The award will be presented to Bellotti at the 28th annual state convention of the Italian-American War Veterans of the United States. Local Intelligence The, North Adams Guild, Holy Family League of Charity will sponsor a card party next Wed nesday at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Home. Tickets ' will be able at the door. (V) ZAYRE' FABULOUS SHOPPING EVERY OAYI OPEN 10 a.m. to I U p.m. Dalton Ave. -Pittsfield - The funeral of Mrs. Laura E. (Vincelette) Benoit, 43, wife of George E. Benoit of 56 Summer St., who died Thursday at North Adams Hospital after a long illness, was held this morning at 9 at Notre Dame Church with a high Mass of Requiem celebrated by the Rev. Roland Renaud, curate. A Gregorian Mass was chanted by the choir and organist was Dr. Hector Pelletier. A delegation of Mrs. Benoit's co-workers at Sprague Electric Co. attended the funeral in a group. Burial was in the family lot in Southview Cemetery. Bearers were Vernon Durocher of Stamford, Vf ., Paul Vfticelette of Wil-liamstown, John Sajvantis, David Fenton, Thomas Sears, and Ernest Remillard7U of North Adams. Funeral arrangements were in charge of the San Soucie Funeral Home. Mrs. E. Harrington Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian L. Harrington, 57, of 53 North St., Dalton, widow of Eugene Harrington and sister of Mrs. Wallace S. Griswold of ,29 Burt St., Adams, who -died Thursday in Pittsfield, will be held at 2 this afternoon at the Foley Funeral Home, Dalton. Allie F. Starks The funeral of Alice F. Starks, - 72, of Old Dalton Rd., Hinsdale, who died Thursday, was held at Wellington - Bartlett Funeral Home in Dalton this morning at 11:30 with the Rev. R. Jerry Mor gan, pastor of Hinsdale Congregational Church, officiating. Bur- ail will be in Maple Street Cemetery. Wladyslaus Zamora Funeral services for Wladyslaus Zamora of 13 E. Hoosac St., Adams, retired Berkshire Mills weaver who died Wednesday morning in his home, were -held this morning at 10 in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams. Bearers were Lawrence Zamora, -Peter Zamora, Matthew Wilk, Jacob ' Gajda, Stephen Koczela and Frank Kaszyk, all of Adams. The Rev. Conrad Daugiello, assistant pastor of Holy Family Church, Pittsfield, officiated at a Requiem High Mass and also conducted the committal service at the grave. ' The Rev. - Henry C. Kreczko, curate at St. Stanislaus Church. Adams, led the recitation of .the Rosary last night at the funeral home. members of Republican, city andets women's hosiery under the wwn committees oy tne state, "Fruit-of-the-Loom." "Artcraft" council 01 Young Kepubucans came up with a startling result, it was revealed Friday. Leadwing for governor, the fa vorite of 21 per cent, was former Rep. Laurence Curtis; 20 per cent, Senate Leader Philip A. Graham. A long lead for President was riven U.S. Sen. Barry M. Goldwater. R. Ariz., and, for U. S. senator to the former secretary of state and ' governor, Christian A. Herter, Sr. The poll results were as fol lows: For President Sen. Goldwater , 39vc Henry Cabot Lodge 18 Gov. Nelson Rockefeller 16 Gov. George Romney 13'V Richard M. Nixon (writeinsl ... T:,. Gov. William Scranton 3rr Sen. Thruston Morton ",r Sen. Lev. Saltonstall (write-in . yM For Senator Christian A. Herter, Sr 327 Henry Cabot Lodge 18 BLANKS 17 U. S. Rep. F. Bradford Morse .. 16 George C. Lodge 6 U. S. Rep. Silvio O. Conte 4 Laurence Curtis V;t John A. Voice 2r', U. S. Rep. Hastings Keith ..... U. S. Rep. William Bates and "Northmont" brands, and an important 'part of its business is the production of custom-packed private, merchandise label. SriS Police Investigate l. A lone 3 Possible Break At Finney's Station Police were investigating a pos sible break at Finney's Service Station, 128 Union St., reported at 7:40 this morning. The break was discovered by Walsh Santelli; a Sprague Electric employe, who had stopped for gas. He found the station had been broken into, and called David Finney of Stamford, Vt., the owner. Mr. Finney notified police. ADAMS PRICES-Lowest Of All Berkshire County's QUALITY Markets it iGmrrzmlU PARK STRKI Open Wed., Thurs. and Friday till Nine SUMMER STREET ARTERY ARCADE Open Wed., and Open Daily till Ten Friday till Nine - For Governor Laurence Curtis 2Vr State Sen. Philip A. Graham . . . 20r'r George C. Lodge 16 John A. .VolDe -isri BLANKS : 8 U. S. Rep. F. Bradford Forse ... 8 Francis W. Perry 6 Elliot Richardson v.; Frederick Dumaine (write-ins) . . 1 Bankruptcy Petitions Valmore D. and Marie T. Harpin of 126 State St. have filed volun tary bankruptcy petitions in the United States Court at Boston. He lists his liabilities at $3,225 and she states that hers amount to $2,000. Both list their largest creditors as MAC Finance Co., $825, and Local -Finance Co. of Northampton, $650. Car Antenna Bent Police are investigating a complaint Irom Howard. Lee, 160 Richview Ave., that the radio antenna on his car was badly bent last night sometime between 7:45 and 10:30 while his car was parked on East Main Street. The antenna broke when he tried to straighten it out. In the Hospital Mils' Geneva Pratt of 103 Main St. has entered the North Adams Hospital for observation. In Mtmorlam , BURBANK In loving mtmory of Sarah Duncan Sherman Burbank, who departed, this life Junt 22, 1909. 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