The Bangor Daily News from Bangor, Maine on December 25, 1969 · 22
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lB A 22 Bangor Daily New, Thursday, December 25, Deaths MERRILL MUNN PALMYRA Merrill A Munn, 78, died unexpectedly at his Madwaski Road home here Tuesday. He was born at Mapleton Apr. 18, 1891 the son of Elijar and Caroline (Bull) Munn. For many years, before mov Infe here a year ago, he had been a farmer and lumberman in Athens and had operated a grocery store in Waterville. Survivors include his widow, Norah of here; three daughters, Caroline Hart of Hartland, Gladys Munn of here and Beryl Jefferies of Philadelphia, Pa.; three sons, Norman of Skowhe gan, Onal and Robert, both of Hartland; 30 grandchildren, 17 great - grandchildren; brother, Clarence of Washburn and a sister, Grace Currier of Presque Isle. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Donald H. Shorey Funeral ChapeL Spring burial will be at Pine-grove Cemetery in Hartland. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 3-5 and 7-8 p.m. MRS. FLORENCE CRAM MEDWAY Mrs. Florence B. Cram, 82, widow of David M. Cram, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Thompson in East Millin-cket. She was born Dec. 16, 1887, at Medway, the daughter of Andrew J. and Bertha (Caswell) Thompson, and had lived here all her life. She was a member of the Medway Community Church. Surviving are five sons, Ros-coe, Arnold, Markie, and Carl, all of Medway, and Frederick of East Millinocket; six daughters. Mrs. Raymond (Nettie) Faloon of Medway, Mrs. George (Lettie) Gordon of Medway, Mrs. Preston (Leona) Snowman of Salisbury Center, N.Y.,- Mrs. Everett (Annie) Hale of Medway, Mrs. Arthur (June) Thompson of East Millinocket and Miss Kathryn Cram of Medway; 35 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Edward of Rumford: one sister, Mrs. Myra Clark of East Millinocket. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Kelleher Funeral Home, .East Millinocket. with the- Rev. Preston Snowman officiating. Burial will be in East Millinocket Cemetery next spring. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. PERLEY WRIGHT PITTSFIELD P e r 1 e y A. Wright, 79, well-known businessman here for many years, died Wednesday at a West Palm Beach, Fla., hospital after a lingering illness. He was born Feb. 1, 1890, at Calais, the son of Francis and Elizabeth (Michaud) Wright. He had attended Calais schools and in 1910 married the former Velma Merrithew of Canterbury, N. B., who died to 1941. In 1956 he married Flsie Beech of Syracuse, N. Y. He was employed in Massachusetts early in life and in 1912 purchased a grocery store in Detroit. In 1918 he opened a bakery and restaurant here and also had an interest in Dans Restaurant, both of which were located on Mam Street. Wright started the Pittsfield Hand Knitting Co. in 1935 it is now operated by his sons and in 1947 expanded the business ss the Pittsfield Woolen Yams Co., Inc. He also owned the Wright Coal Co. He retired from active business life here in 1955 but in 1957 purchased a tract of land in Okeechobee, Fla., and had been an active land developer there ever since. Wright was a member of the Pittsfield Kiwanis Club and the First Baptist Church where he w as a member of the choir. ' Survivors include his widow of Pittsfield; three sons, Clif- Death Notice GRAFFERT, Mrs. Irene, wife of J. Wety Graffert of Millinocket, Wednesday at a Bangor hospitaL Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Kelleher Funeral Home, Millinocket. In lieu of flowers friends may contribute to the memorial fund of their own chifltgh. Card Of Thanks W wish to express our sincere thanks to our friends snd relatives for ths many expressions of sympathy at a tlma when it was deeply appreciated. We shan Ion remember your kindness la the hours of our sorrow. The Family of Donald J. Ouy In Memoriam ' CHRISTMAS TRIBUTS 1S To my loved ones whom God has sailed home. . Son. O. Gilbert Martin 1123-1941 Father, George Gilbert 1944 Mother. Clara Gilbert 1946 Husband, Patrick Martin 1962 Sadly missed by, Mrs. Patrick Martin, Orono In Memoriam In loving meraorv of Maurice A. Kirby, who passed sway Dec. 26, 1961. It was a year ago today That our hearts were shattered by ' your being taken away i We shall alwayi cherish ths fsw precious years we had together These memories snd our love lor you - win remain with us forever Sadly missed by Wile. Bisters Brother. Mother 1 and Dad KBUUEHER FUNERBUHOMEI To Serve As We . Would Bo Served 11 Cadat S. fL 41-1122 w And Funerals ford and Neal, both of Pittsfield, and Carl of Skowhegan; a daughter, Mrs. Virginia Sap-pington of Houston, Tex., seven grandchildren; a brother, Frank of Oraville, Calif., and a sister, Mrs. Hazel W. Fowler of Huntington Park, Calif., and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church here Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Sterling Helmer of North Livermore officiating. Spring burial will be at Pittsfield Village Cemetery. Friends may call at the Shorey Funeral Chapel here Friday from S to 5 and 7 to 8 p.m. WILLIE SOUCIE EAGLE LAKE Willie Sou-cie, 80, died Tuesday at his home in Eagle Lake following a short illness. He was- bon In Winterville, April 29, 1889, the son of Theo-phile and Euphemie (Michaud) Soucie. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Gertrude (Ouellette) Soucie of Eagle Lake; a sister, Mrs. Clara Jalbert of Fort Kent; two stepsisters, Mrs. Henry (Ida) Bouchard of Millinocket and Mrs. Ernest (Mamie) Nadeau of Winterville; one brother, Eddie Soucie of Rangeley Lakes; five daughters, Mrs. Kathline Blanchette of Hartford, Conn., sister Bernadine Soucie of Worcester, Mass., Mrs. Robert (Jacqueline) Tacey of Connecticut, Mrs. Pauline Mitten of Fort Kent, Mrs. Edward (Idaline) Stramen, address unknown; four sons, Gilman and Malcom of Thompsonville, Conn., Norman of Bangor, Ronald of Lancaster, Ohio; 35 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the John A. Daigle Funeral Home, Eagle Lake, Thursday and Friday from 2-10 p.m., and Saturday noon until time of services. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. Marys Catholic Church with Rev. Paul Pare, Pastor, officiating at a high mass of requiem. Spring burial' will be In St. Marys Cemetery, Eagle Lake. HAROLD DRINKWATER NORTHPORT - Harold C. Drinkwater. 63, died Tuesday in a Belfast hospital. He was born at Lincolnville July 31, 1906, the son of Grover and Cora (Gray) Drinkwater. He had lived in, Northport most of his life, and operated a used car business. He also operated the Blue Goose dance hall, and was a former member of tte Northport Fjre Department. Surviving are his mother of Northport ; his widow, Mrs. Evelyn (Harding) Drinkwater of Northport; one son, George of Northport; one daughter, Mrs. Wesley (Jane) Hall of Dover, N.H.; two brothers, Lloyd and Clarence, both of Belfast; one sister, Mrs. Ray (Margaret) Miller of Lincolnville; one grandson; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be at the Rackliffe Funeral Home, Belfast, Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Lewis Cushman -officiating. Burial will be in the Hill Cemetery, Lincolnville. ROBERT LLOYD BELFAST Robert A. Uoyd, 55, died Monday in Farmington, N.H. He was born in Melgrove, N.S., April 24, 1914 ,the son the David and Annie (England) Lloyd. He worked as a carpenter. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lydia (Hammond) Lloyd of Belfast; three brothers, Lorenzo of Abbington, Mass., Carleton of Somers, Conn., and George of Boston; one sister, Mrs. Theresa Gray of Cranston, R.I.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday in the Rackliffe Funeral Home, Belfast, with the Rev. Frederick Niles officiating. Burial was in the Harrington Cemetery. MRS. ALFREDA PAGE PASSADUMKEAG Mrs. Alfreds P. Page, 85, died Tuesday in a Howland nursing home. She was born he?e Oct. 14, 1884, the daughter of Julius and Aubine (Miller) Potter. Mrs. Page was a member of the local grange. There are no known survivors. Funeral services will be held at the Passadumkeag Baptist Church Saturday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Elliot Kerns officiating. Burial will be in Passadumkeag Cemetery next spring. Friends may call at the Gay Funeral Home, Lincoln, anytime Thursday and after Friday morning, and after 3 p.m. MRS. J. WETY GRAFFERT MILLINOCKET Mrs. J. Wety (Irene) Graffert, 53, of 106 Elm St., died Wednesday at a Bangor hospital following a long illness. She was born Feb. 22, 1916, at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Sni-pas) Araskitis. She had resided here for 29 years and was a member of SL Andrews Episcopal Church. - Survivors include her husband of Millinocket; three sisters, Mrs. Donald Dickinson of North Miami, Fla., Mrs. Geraldine Giise of West Springfield, Mass., Mrs. Helen Metcalf of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be an nounced by the Kelleher Funeral Home, Millinocket , ' 1969 Tel. 942-4881 MRS. EDWARD F. CRAIG Ths death of Mrs. Bessie Bernice Crsig, 79, wife of Ed-wsrd F. Crsig, 236 Falvey Street, occurred Wednesday in local hospitaL She was born in Maxfield the daughter of James and Viola Pettingill Wiley. She was a member of the Charleston Pentecostal Church. Besidei her husband ahe is survived by: two step-sons, George E. Craig, Orono, . r.nd William H. Craig, Medway; a sister, Mrs. Flora Wingler, Milo; nine grandchildren, four g r e a t-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday . at 1 p.m. at the Pentecostal Church, 117 Court Street, with, the Revs. Ronald Libby and Clifford Crabtree officiating. Interment will be in Riverside cemetery, Orono. Friends may call at the Joseph R . LaBeau Funeral Home, 72 Main Street, Orono, today between 7 and 9 p.m., and on Friday between 2 and 4, and 7 and 9 p.m. 0 Well-Known Engineer Dies At Millinocket MILLINOCKET - Dolore F. Theriault, 76, a resident of Millinocket for the past 70 years, died unexpectedly Wednesday at bis home, 82 Highland Avc. He was born at Caribou D-c. 8, 1893, the son of Leon and Leah (Parent) Theriault. A veteran of World War I, he served as a second lieutenant in the U. S. Army in France. He graduated from the University of Maine in 1919, with a degree in mechanical engineering, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Pete Pi fraternities. In Millinocket, Theriault helped design the Katahdin Avenue School, worked on the remodeling of Stearns High School, and designed the schools gymnasium. Theriault worked as an engineer for Great Northern Paper Co. from 1919 until his retirement in 1958. He was a member of the American Legion and a communicant of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Gertrude (Carroll) Theriault of Millinocket; two sons, Bernard of Millinocket and Eugene of Quonset Point, R. I., and Southwest Harbor; one sister, Mrs. Daniel Rush of Nashua, N. H.; one brother, Leo of Fontana, Calif.; three grandchildren; several niece and nephews. Funeral Masi will be at St. Martin of Tour Church Saturday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Antonio Girardin officiating. Burial will be In SL Martin of Tours Cemetery next spring. Friends may call at the Kelleher Funeral Home, Millinocket, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday. LEON A. REED ENFIELD Leon A. Reed, 63, died at his home here Wednesday after a long illness. He was born at Enfield, April 6, 1906, the soh of Alex and Lizzie (Tracy) Reed. Survivors include his widow, Elizabeth (Tracy) Reed of Enfield; one son, Roger W. Reed of Enfield; two daughters, Mrs. Ella Bodine of Passadumkeag and Barbara Reed of Enfield; one stepbrother, Edgar Furlough of Enfield; one granddaughter, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p. m. at the Barton Funeral Home at Lincoln with the Rev. Theodore Wallace officiating. Spring burial will be in the Godlin Cemetery at Enfield. Friends may call at the funeral home. - JOHN AYOTTE CARIBOU John F. Ayotte, 74, died Wednesday in a local hospital. He was born in Caribou, May Margaret (Goulette) Ayotte. 13, 1895, the son of Lewis and Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Mockler Fu neral Home, Caribou. LEON J. BURIBYE Leon (Pete) Joseph Buribye, 61, of 12 Wiley St., died Wednesday at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Togus after a short illness. Bom in Orono, May 9,-1906, he was the ion of Peter and Harriets (St Peter) Buribye. He lived is Bangor for. the past 30 years. He was a carpenter by trade, retiring two years ago. Mr. Buribye served with the Seabees in World War II. He was a member of the Norman F. Dow Post, VFW, and St. Marys Catholic Church. He leaves his wife, Viola (Tar-diff) Buribye of Bangor; two sisters, Mrs. Herbert (Edwidge) Burgess of SL John, New Brunswick, Canada, and Miss Pauline Buribye of Orono; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Greenlawn Memorial Funeral Home, 300 State St., today from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Marys Catholic Church. FRANK D. MILLER ELLSWORTH .Frank D. Miller, 65, died unexpectedly at Steuben on Wednesday. He was born March 14, 1904 at Fredericton, N. B.,- the ion of James and Theresa (Mc-M asters) Miller. He was employed by the State Highway Commission for 41 years and was a state auper-visor. He aa a member -of the Maine State Employees Association; the Rising Sun Masonic Lodge of Orland and Anah Temple Shrine of Bangor. He is survived by his widow, Mr. Geneva (Gott) Miller of Ellsworth; one son, Lawrence of Bangor; one daughter, Mrs. Howard. (Roberta) Brush Jr. of Millinocket; two grandchildren; four brothers, George and Charles of Watertown, 'Mass., and John and Ambrose of Canada. Funeral services will be held Friday at 3:30 at the Jordan Funeral Home in Ellsworth, the Rev. Richard Gibbs of the Unitarian Church officiating. Burial will be In Woodbine Cemetery, Ellsworth. FUNERALS RIPLEY Funeral services for Frank Alton Jr. will be held at the Crosby Funeral Home, Dexter, Friday at 1 p.m. with Daniel Downs of Harmony officiating. Burial will be next spring in West Ripley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Among those who survive him is Mrs. Rowena With-am, a stepdaughter. West Berlin Candles Lit By JOSEPH B. FLEMING BERLIN (UPI) Candles flickered in West Berlin windows Wednesday night as a symbol of the unity of tens of thousands of families split by the Berlin Wall and barred by the Communists from .even Christmas visits. The citys U.S., British and French commandants issued Christmas messages expressing the wish that the approximately 800,000 West Berliner with close relatives in East Berlin might he able to see them next year. For the fourth consecutive Christmas, the East Germans refused to issue holiday passes to enable West Berliners to visit their relatives on the East Berlin side of the wall. The Communists even rebuffed a plea by the International Red Crosi to open the wall during the holiday to allow family reunions. West Berliners, as In past years, placed lighted candlei in their windows to demonstrate their ties to their parents, sisters, brothers and other relatives in East Berlin. Berlins American commandant, MaJ. Gen. Robert G Ferguson, in a boliday mes sage, expressed the hope that next Christmas would see Berliners united in fact as well as in their thoughts and prayers. Nixons Plan Quiet Holiday WASHINGTON (AP) - Sharing presents and dining early on traditional turkey and mince pie, President and Mrs. Nixon plan a quiet first Christmas In the White House. Only edaughter ' Trlcla will share Christmas dinner with them in midafternoon. They plan to give the staff time off on the holiday. The Nixons younger daugh-ter, Julie, 21, and her husband, David Eisenhower, are spending the holiday with his parents, Ambassador and Mrs. John Eisenhower in Belgium. The only scheduled White house visitor on Christmas Day are former first lady Mamie Ei-senrower and her 89-year old uncle, Joel Carlson, of Boone, Iowa. Mrs. Elsenhower had been expected to join the Nixons for Christmas dinner, nit she changed her plans. The day after Christmad, Friday, the President, his wife and daughter Tricia fly to California for about a 10-day yearend holiday vacation at their ocean front borne at San Gemente. My Lai Probers Off For Vietnam WASHINGTON (UPI) -The Army investigators seeking to determine if reports of a massacre at My Lai were suppressed leave for Vietnam Friday for on-the-scen interviews. They will be led by MaJ. Gen. William R. Peers, bead of a special Pentagon board conducting the inquiry. The board wants to know if the original investigation of the alleged slaughter of Vietnamese civilians was a whitewash. Woman Dies After Mishap ROCKLAND (AP) A young Rockland waitress was struck and killed by a ear Wednesday while she waa crossing Maverick Avenue. Police said the victim. Miss Bernice Doak, was in her late 20s. Police quoted the driver of the car. Edward G. Kelmosky, 19, of Warren, as saying he wasnt able to stop in time. The death is Maines 263rd highway fatality of the year, equalling a record set to 1967. Yes, Virginia Editorialist: Francis Pharcellus Church By BRUNO RANMELLO HARTFORD, Conn. (UPI) Each year at Crhistmaa time, the simple yet poignant phrase 'Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Oaus. . . is told and read by millions as the reassuring reply to a little girl with skeptical friends. But what about the author? Francis Pharcellus Church. Little more than his nama is known and a record of hia life as obscure as his editorial reply to Virginia is famous. It has been 72 Christmases sine the 416-word reply was first printed in the New York Sun in 1897. Virginia, now Virginia OHanlon Douglas, still lives, and at the age of 80, still carries the personal message of Santas existence described by Church as love, generosity and devotion. Virginia was only 17, a future school teacher, when Church died on April 11, 1906, in his New-York City after an illness of six weeks He was married to Elizabeth Wickham of Philadelphia. They had no children. A Glebe Churcha reply was written a short, time after Virginia sent the letter to the Sun. Some critics call it a seasonal message of good cheer and "charming, but forgotten ths rest of the year. The famoua Yes, Virginia. . . hai become a cliche, one of the highest forma of unintended flattery, like laughter, from criticis. Church was born Feb. 22, 1839 In Rochester, N.Y., one of three sons of Rev. Pharcellus Church and Chara Emily. He studied divinity and law but turned to Journalism, gradu- Navy Pilots Distinction-. POW Longest In Captivity By CLIFFORD P. CHENEY LAFAYETTE, Calif. (UPI)-Tangee Alvarez is a beautiful young woman whose husband, Navy Lt. Everett Alvare Jr., holds a bitter distinction He has been a prisoner of war longer than any other American in any war the United States has fought. Alvarez, a Navy pilot, was shot down Aug. 5, 1964, during one of the first air strikes ordered by President Johnson in retaliation against alleged North Vietnamese attacks on U.S. warshipa In the Gulf of Tonkin. First Pilot Captured He was the first American pilot captured by North Vietnam, and ha spent his sixth Christmas in captivity this year. Mrs. Alvarez, 29, sent him the usual Christmai package a small 6-pound parcel which is all his captors will allow. She has become accustomed to waiting for the infrequent letteri her 31-year-old husband captors permit. The last, only six lines long, was delivered in July. You have to adjust yourself to the reality, said Mrs Alvarez, who saw her husband U.S. Cites Secret Foreign Accounts In Spying Cases WASHINGTON (UPI)-The I located in Switzerland, the Defense Department laid in Bahamas and in other countries prepared, but undelivered, testi- where laws prevent disclosure. mony that persons spying against the United States have been paid through secret foreign bank accounts, It was learned Wednesday., Foreign numbered accounts pose a security threat to the Department of Defense In that they may be used to support foreign agents targeted against the military establishment, the prepared testimony read. The Defense Department was ready to deliver the testimony before a House Bahking Committee Investigation of foreign bank accounts earlier this month, but the session was canceled. Supporting its contention that foreign banks already had been used in spy cases, the department said, A case in point is a U.S. Army sergeant convicted of espionage to 1967 and the use he made of . a numbered aecocnt in q foreign bank to deposit in excess of 325.000 he received from Soviet intelligence information received from him The statement said the unidentified soldier later transferred the money to a U.S. hank and bought a house with the funds. The sergeant presently la serving an eight-year sentence at the Leavenworth, Kan., federal prison. The Pentagon was set to support legislstion designed to prevent illegal use of the banks Power Restored To 10,000 In Boston Area BOSTON (AP) Boston Edi son Co. said electricity was restored Wednesday night to some 10,000 customers who lost power earlier in the day because of ca ble failures. The power loss affected customers to the Carlisle, Bedford, Lexington and Burlington area. Edison said service was restored by switching, and added that ; crews would continue at work through Christmas eve until repair had been completed. Jb743pe Dee. 24 a ting from Columbia University in 1859 Church wrote on many topics, his specialty being religious controversy. Ha bated politics. Energetic and Brilliant He found his way to the New York Sun where his brother. Col. William Conant Church, served briefly as publisher. One of the great editors of the Sun, Edward Page Mitchell, in a book on the history of the newspaper, recalls Church as energetic and a brilliant conversationalist. The reply to Virginia was published Sept. 21, 1897, more than three months before Christmas. Mitchell described in his book how he opened the letter from the upstate New York girl and called over Church. He poo-phooed the reason why for such a reply and turned with Indignation to write the editorial which he completed a short time later. Gassie Expression The editorial was only one of two in the history of the prestigious Sun that the author was identified. Mitchell said of the1 editorial it has been reprinted as a classic expression of Christmas sentiment more millions of times than any other newspaper article ever written by any newspaper writer in any language. Church died nine years afetr the editorial was first published and long before Its fame caught up with the authors identity. His classic refutation of those in 1897 whof ail to believa what they cannot see would seem to apply more so to young and old alike In todays troubled world, and perhaps kindle the spirit that still lives in Virginia OHanlon Douglas. only two months between their marriage and his deployment to the Far East. At least I know he Is alive, and where theres life theres hope. She wonders why the North Vietnamese, who have released several U. S. prisoners In recent months, do not release her husband. Hat Received 30 Letter Five years, she said, looking toward a photograph of a young naval officer receiving his wing. Five years how much can a man take? Mrs. Alvarez said she bis received 30 letteri from her husband, but in the last three years each of these has been only six lines, apparently the maximum allowed. The family, in turn, writes Lt. Alvarez a two-page letter once a month, a practice based on their understanding that this is all he will be allowed to receive. From time to time they have been able to see bits of North Vietnamese propaganda films on television, showing Alvarez and other American prisoners. He is much thinner now, Mrs. Alvarez said, but his letters all contain assurances he la in good health. But the hearing was called off during the rush to adjournment. sconsm Rules For Santa Claus MADISON, Wis. (UPI)-Santa Claus Christmas eve visits are legal in Wisconsin, Attorney General Robert W-Warren ruled Wednesday. Warren, to an opinion addressed to E. Scrooge, Flint-ville, Wis.," said he could find no statutes pertaining to the conduct of Santa Claus. But he cited the court case of Claus V. Grinch, in which Gaus won a permanent injunction against Grinch in the night of Dec. 24 so that Claus could do his thing. . Scrooge complained about a character in a red suit and driving a sleigh, pulled by nine of the skinniest horses I ever saw. He said the man creates a nuisence on my land and questioned the legality of the bright red light on the front horse. Dont red lights have to be on the rear of a vehicle? Scrooge asked. While a vehicle used on the highways in Wisconsin must have a red tail light, there is no provision that a vehicle pulled by reindeer may not. increasd, have a red nose light, Warren ruled. Thus I must eonclede that the lead Reindeer's red nose Is not to violation Wisconsin law. Warren ,also said that, while state law prohibits sleighs or other aircraft from landing on a persons land or wi without permission, there is no such prohibition ag landing on housetops, unless he damages your house" Thus, I must further con elude that there Is no legal basis for preventing Santa Gaus from using his sleigh In Wisconsin, Warren ruled. Nixon Advisers Comments t Pump New Life Into Market NEW YORK (UPI)-A comment from President Nixons chief economic adviser, Paul W. McCracken, that time may be. approaching for the Federal Reserve Board to loosen its credit restrictions pumped new spirit into ths stock market Wednesday. After several mild setbacks early in the week, a sharp rally in the blue chips lifted gainers to be a better than 3-to-l margin over declines in brisk turnover. Pointrsized 'gains were sprinkled through the list, although special situations such as McDonnell-Douglas and Atlantic Richfield attracted major support. Electronics, among the hardest hit stocks in the recent decline, also turned in some impressive advances, as did a number of rails, chemicals and conglomerates. McDonnell-Douglas, the days most activy issue, climbed 2 to 29V on 183,300 shares after an influx of orders delayed its opening. The aerospace concern was awarded a lucrative Air Force contract to build an F15 jet fighter. The contract to construct the single-seta, twin-engine supersonic jet was the first such pact let during the Nixon administration, and eventually will be one of the biggest in Pentagon history in order to Mutual Funds New York (UPI) Following ia a lift of bid and asked prices on Mutual Funds as quoted by the NASD Inc. WEDNESDAY Bid Ask I DS ft 4 0 1.32 Mut 67 10.51 Stock 11.63 20.46 Select 8.7 .46 Var Pay 7.71 1.36 Inv Rea 5.00 5.46 Istel Fd 1.5122.18 Ivy Fd 1.20 6.20 J Hanck 6 41 6.14 Jhnstn 21.36 21.36 KEYSTONE: Cust B 1 17.96 18 77 Oust B 2 19 02 20 83 Cust B 4 6.77 9.57 Cust K 1 7.62 6.32 Cust K 2 5.17 3.65 Cust S 1 17.8919.52 Aberdn Adv Fd Affil Fd AFuture AU Am Alpha Amcap Am Die Am Ex Am Grth Am Inv Am Mot Am Nat Am Pae 2.29 2.50 7.11 7.77 X7.12 7.70 10 23 10.23 0 82 5.90 11.86 12.96 5 94 6.49 10.14 11.01 990 5 79 6.33 7.46 7.40 1 87 9 69 297 225 7.35 8. Cust S 4 9.18 5 66 Polarlf 4 13 4 52 Knikr 6.70 7 43 Knk Gth 11.2512.32 Lex Gth 9 81 10.72 ANCHOR GROUP: Cap Fid S 64 .69 Fid Inv 54 16.45 Gwth 12 40 13.59 Inc 6.37 9.17 Asm Fd 1.21 1.32 Astron 5.90 6.45 AXE HOUGHTON: Fad A 6.09 6.62 Fad B 7.72 6.39 Stk Fnd 6.05 6.61 Axe Sd 4.84 5.26 Babton 8.93 8.93 Berger K 9.62 9.62 Blair Fd 11.7812.87 Bnd Stk 6 38 7.14 Boat St 8.02 8.77 Boat Fda 10.69 11.69 Boat Fd 8.06 8.81 Broad St 14.3615.52 Bullock 14.37 15.74 CG Fuad 8 98 9.71 Cdn Fd 18.65 20.17 Caoamer 8 07 8.84 Cap Inv 4.26 4.67 Cap Shrs 7.03 7.70 Cent Shr 11.0412.07 CHANNING FUNDS: Balan 11.47 11.31 Com St 1.70 1.86 Grwth 6.08 6.64 Incom 7.48 1.17 Sped 2.75 1.01 CHAE GROUP: Fnd Boa 11.29 12.84 Front 95.65 99 90 St Boa 11.06 12.11 Sped 9.22 10.08 Chem Fd 19.55 21.37 COLONIAL FUNDI: Col Eqt Grwth Vent Colum G Com Fd CmStFd COMMONWLTH FUNDS: Cap 9 64 10 94 Inc 8 85 9 67 Inv 9 13 9.98 Stk 8 61 9.41 COMMONWLTH TRUST: AkB 1.34 1.45 CAD 1.60 1.73 Comp A a 14.91 16.34 Comp Cp 7.99 8.76 Comp Bd 8.36 9 09 Comp Fd 9.11 9.90 Comatk 4 99 5.45 Concrd 12.53 12.53 Cons Inv Cnaum I Contrail 9 60 9 70 Corp Ld 13.92 15.32 Cntry 13.32 14.40 Cwn Dal 10.61 11.60 Cwn Div 6.25 6.83 DeVgh M 63.56 63.50 Decatr 10.8911.90 Deis Fd Delta Divid 8h Downt Drexel Dreyfua Lex Gth Lex Ine Lex Ref Librty Life G Life In Ling Fd LOOMIS SAYLES: Can Int 41.38 41.88 Cap Dv 11.28 11.28 mut 14.52 14.52 Mftnhtn 7.64 8.35 Mass Fd 10.6811.67 Mass Gr 12.3413.49 Mass Tr 15.1716.68 Mates 9.49 5.49 Mather 11 81 11.81 McDon 8.60 9 42 Mid Am 6.46 7.06 Mdva Cp 14.0615.37 Mdyv Fd 13.3114.62 MOtlTON FD8 Grwth 9 3610.28 Ine 3 86 4.23 Ins 8 04 8.81 MIF Fd 8 08 8.74 MIF Gth 5.64 6.10 MuOm Gr 5.13 5.58 MuOm In 9 71 10 55 Mut Shra 17.0817.08 Mut Tr 2.46 2.46 NEA Mat 10.58 10.80 Nat ftS 9 69 10.48 Nat Ind 10.56 10.56 Nat Inv 8 33 9.01 NAT SEC 9ER Balan 20.24 11.29 Bond Divid Pf stk Incom Stock Grwth Nat Wat Nel Gr Neuwth New Wld 13.26 14.49 NY Vent 18 92 20 72 Newton 16.43 17.96 Neast IT Ocean 7 46 6.16 Omega 6.15 6 27 100 Fnd 13 71 14.98 101 Fnd 9 24 10.10 One Wm 15.99 15.99 ONell Opph 7.56 I 26 Pace Fd 10 55 11.53 Penn Sq 7.77 7.77 Penn M 7.88 7.83 Phiia Fd 14 36 15.74 Pilgrm 9.59 10.48 Pilot Pine St 10 53 10 53 Pion Ent 7.46 8.15 Pion Fd 12.08 13.20 Plannd 11.20 12.24 PRICE ROWE Gwth 25.81 25.81 Nw Era 9 60 9-60 Nw Hor 28 80 28 80 Pro Fd 10.37 10.37 Providt 4.36 4.77 Puritan PUTNAM FUNDS Equity 9 63 10.52 12.41 13.56 8.13 8 89 3.56 3.90 5.88 6.44 16.12 16.12 Geo 12.80 14.03 Gwth Dryfs Lv 12.5213.72 Inc EATON A Inv HOWARD: Vista Bal 10 4111.88 Voyf Grwth 13.30 14.54 Rep Tech 4 96 5.42 Income 6.01 6.57 Revere 12.6313.80 Spec Fd 10.2611.21 Rov LM 7.10 7.76 Stock Fd 14.36 15.69, Salem Eberst 13.29 14.53 Schustr 15 88 17.16 13.09 14.23 SCUDDER FDS 7.33 8.01 1 Int Inv 12 8912.891 Spec 8.00 8.74 Bal 9.12 9.97 Cora 17.49 19.17 j Sec Dtv 17.62 Sec Eq 1 71 4 05 13.52 14.79 Sec InF 7 03 7.68 Sel Am 10.1510 98 11.04 12.07 1 Sel Spe 16 28 17.79 11.01 11.01 1 Sh Dean 19.07 19 07 Side Fd 10.00 10.96 Sgma Cp 10 01 10 94 14 94 14.94 11.01 11.01 Egret Emerf Energy Ent Fd Equity Eqt GT Essex Event Expl Fd Fairfld Fm Bur Fed Grth 12.9714.17 Fid Cap Fid Fuad Fid Trad 24.66 26.97 financil PROGRAMS: Dyn 6 63 7.25 Ind 4.05 4.43 Spectra Inc 6.17 6.75 1 St Farm Vent 6-47 9.26 State St 1st InV D 1.71 9.55 STEADMAN 1st F va 10.6111.50 1st In G 10.01 10.97 1st In 8 1 69 9.52 Fst Mcitl 9.49 9.64 Sgma In 11 65 12.73 Smith B 9.79 9.73 Swstn Inv Sw InvGw Sovr In .iuiih 5 93 21 121 FUNDS Am Ind 10 9912 04 Ftdcy - 7 07 7.77 Sri Gr 4.49 4 II Fit Nit 7 47 1.16 STEIN OE FDS: Fst Sierr 43 02 43.17 Bal 20 05 20 09 Fletchr C 7.39 Cap 19.1013.10 Fletchr F 42 Stock 14.2114.23 Fli Orth 96 7.63 Sup Inv 6 SO 7.49 Fnd gr 3 62 6.14 1 Sup Insm 9 94 10.43 Foundr t.04 l.79Synrro 1013 11.64 Foureq F 10.99 12.02 TMR Ap 19 67 21.90 FRANKLIN Tcheri 7710.16 CUSTODIAN: Technie . 4.23 6.31 Com 6 66 70 Tichniv DNTC 6 10.61 Tech Fd 7.22 7.97 util 6 02 4.80 Tmpltm 34 71 27.01 Ine 2.03 225 Tower 4.36 7.17 Freedm Trinsm 7.43 1.10 Fd Mt dp 10.16 16.16 Tudor H 16 91 17.39 Fund Am 9 66 10.96 20th CG 4 36 4.77 Gen See 13.02 13.02 20th Cl 4.43 4.64 Unified Unifund I 26 10.12 UNITED rUNDS: Accu 7 06 7.74 Incom 13.59 14 65 Srien 7.96 1.72 Un F Cb VALUE LINE FDS: Vil Lm 7.55 1.27 Vtl Ine 45 5.42 Val Spe 7.13 7.11 Vance 7.66 (.99 Gtbr Gr 14.2414.34 GROUP SEC: Aerosp 8.33 .13 Cora St 12.02 13.14 Ful Ad 1.37 .15 Grth Ind 21.50 21.50 Gryphn 19.54 16.96 Guard 24.17 24.17 Ham HDA 4 51 4 92 Bun Gr 1.00 14 Hidovi Harbo S3 t.36 assure U.S. control of the skiei in the coming decade. Atlantic Richfield, the biggest winner on the most active list, jumped 5V4 to 84 on 67,400 shares. It completed a discovery well off the coast of Indonesiar Natomas and Reading & Bates, which have oil interests in Indonesia, climbed 4 and 2, respectively. Occidental and . Gulf gjned more than a point apiece in heavy turnover, while less active Standard of Indiana and Getty also rose more than 1 each. While McCracken said it is not yet time to urge the Fed to ease credit, he suggested that a turning point cant be very far off. Tight credit and record "high interest rates have been regarded as major depressants for the market most of the year. The UPI marketwid indicator showed a gain of 1.43 per cent, while the New York Stock Exchange index mirrored a rise of 48 cents in the average common share. The Dow Jones industrial average, which reflect movement in 30 selected blue chips, spurted 10.36 to 704.15, its besl level since Dec. 4 when it closed at 796.53. DJ rails and utilities also moved forward. Of the 1,608 issues crossing the tape, 1,083 advanced and 318 declined. There were 82 new lows and 17 new highs. Turnover amounted to 11.670.000 a h a r a, veriui 13.890.000 Shares Tuesday. Additional heavily traded stocks posting gains Included American Smelting up Vi, Pan American World Airwaya H, and Ludlow Corp. V4. North American Rockwell and Fairchild Hiller, unsuccessful bidders for the jet fighter contract, fell I and 5V4, respectively. j Fairchild Hiller said ft gS.V failure to obtain the contract will not affect sales and profit this year or - next, but North American Rockwell foresaw an adverse impact on tales and earnings and layoffs at the company Los Angeles division. Some of the more sparkling performers, meantime, included Johnson & Johnson up 5, Fairchild Camera 4, and IBM 3. The latter fell 15 point over the two previous sessions. Other winner were Penn Central up 1, DuPont 1, Southern Pacific lVfc, UAL Ine, 1, National Airlines ' 1, Northwest Airlines 1, Boeing 1, Westtoghous 1, Text Instruments 1, Polaroid 2V4, American Research 2, Union Carbide 1 end Itek 1. Chrysler paced the upswing to it group with a rise of 1. General Motors, Ford and American Telephone tacked on fractions. Total industry car sales In the mid-Decembel period were below a year ago. Pricea moved ahead on the American Stock Exchange as volume amounted to 4,675,245 share versus 8,074,585 hare Tuesday. The Amex index climbed 26 cents to $26.15. O.f the 1,084 issues traded, 667 advanced and 223 declined. Stock Markets Open Friday NEW YORK Stock mar. kets will be closed Christina Day, but will be open the day following (Friday). All commodities markets will close Christmas Day and most will dose Friday. Over The Counter Bid Askel Fashion Two-Twenty 22Va 24th American Pipe 104 SOU Bangor Hyd-Elee 15 lOh Coaoniai Store 22Ye Federal Co 8 49 Detroit Inti Bridge 21 22 EDP Resources 10 11 Elec Cop 2V4 34 Eli Lilly 102 103 Cont Inv 15 15 Honxoo Corp 91 51 Maine Sugar Ind l'h 2 Merrill Banksharea 70 71 Pinkertons Ine 73 75 Tracor Inc 20 21 Maine Spud Futures (CnrtHy 8. ..r Break Farm.. Ine.) F.C. Hlyk Lew Clou Vo I. November 141 2 49 2.49 2.49 4 I March 1 11 3.20 3 13 3.11 17( April 1 31 3.40 3.33 3.31 107 May 3.97 4.10 37 4.06 811 Total Volume 1,09 Potato Market NEW YORK (AP) Potatoe L.I., 50 lb sack round white U.S. No. 1 size A washed unless otherwise stated .1.50-65, unwashed 1.35-50, fair cond. low 1.00, large 1.75-85, low 1.60, unwashed, 1.70, baled 5 lbs 22-23 cents; 10 lbs 35-41; 20 lbs 65; U.S. No. 1 size B 75-1.00; russets 2.25. Boston Produce BOSTON (AP) Jobbing prices, with wholesale prices in parentheses: Eggs jb wt - (67) Brn - (68) Ex lg wt - (65) brn (65) Lg wt (64) brn -(64) Med wt (56) brn -(61) Pullets wt (46) brn (45 V Flour spring patent 7.20-7.38 Corn all rail No. 2 yellow 1.58 Oats ail rail 40 lbs pltry .96 Potatoes 50 lbs 1.35-1.50 Beef sds good-prime 44-46 Lambs good-prime 5314-60 Veal good-choice 68-76 Pltry choice evis fowls 28-40 Fancy live fowls 14-19 Broilers 26-30 ' Frozen hen turkeys 47-4914 Frozen tom turkeys 14-34 Ibl 38 -4414 Frier S-9 lbs 51-5314

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