The Morning Union from Springfield, Massachusetts (2024)

30 THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, SPRINGFIELD, WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 1951 THOMPSONVILLE Li ENFIELD WOMEN 3 3 PARTICIPATING IN 4: STATE SESSIONS Mrs. Gordon Nominated for Phipps Fund, Three Others in Chorus Thompsonville, May 1-With a large representation at the annual convention of the Connecticut State Federation of Women's Clubs, the Wome an's Club of Enfield has an active part in the annual state convention which opened at Hotel Bond, Hartford, today through Thursday. Mrs. Gordon Active The Entield president, Mrs. John S.

Gordon, has been nominated to. membership on the Phipps Memorial Student Loan Fund. She also assisted at the tea this afternoon at the governor's house at which the club women were received by the governor's wife, Mrs. John Lodge. Three club members, Mrs.

Richard Bishop, Mrs. Harold McKinney and Mrs. Sterling Tarbell, sang in the federation chorus. In conjunction with the Southington Woman's Club the Enfield Club has charge of the convention platform. A past president of the local club, Mrs.

Samuel J. Magill is a member of the state nominating connuittee, and Mrs, Willard Furey, state chairman of literature and poctry, will report at the Thursday morning session. Others at the convention today from the local club were Mrs. Lawrence Arnold, Mrs. Bernard S.

Signam, Mrs. Emma Ganner, Mrs. Willard Furey, Mrs. Harvey Bainard, Mrs. J.

Burton Edwards, Mrs. Harold Gourlie, Mrs. A. Jackson Green, Mrs. Harold Hines, Mrs.

Samuel Magill, Mrs. Henry Landry, Mrs. James Jackson, Mrs. Milton Mrs. Abraham Sisisky, and Mrs.

Hugo Trappe. VFW Drum Corps, Reorganized, Now Plans Rehearsal Thompsonville. May 1-With ample quarters for rehearsals again available through the opening of the new rooms of the P. F. Triggs Post, VFW.

84 Main the VEW Drum Corps, former national champions for several years, has beet reorganized and is now in full swing. A corps of 40 playing members is in prospect and the outfit expects to soon resume its place as an outstanding corps of the East. Ralph Davis has been elected president. with Edward Sullivan as vicepresident. The other officers follow: treasurer, Joseph Frangiamore; secretary, Edward Burns.

Representatives of the post on the executive hoard of the corps are William O'Neill and Past Comdr. Robert Watton. The first full rehearsal will be at the new quarters Sunday at 10. RUMMAGE SALE FRIDAY Thompsonville, May 1-The April Group, Women's Guild, First Presbyterian Church, has completed arrangements tor a rummage sale Friday at the vacant store at Church and School Sts. Clothing, furniture and other! useful articles will be offered.

The sale will start at 10 and continue through the evening, under chairmanship of Mrs. Floyd Hastings. The committee will be at the store Thursday to receive donations or collection will be made upon notification to Jirs. Hastings or any member of the committee, which includes Mrs. Dickran Baronian, Mrs.

Sidney Blowen, Mrs. Edith Romely, Drs. Ernest Bourque, Mrs. Harvey C. Brainard, Mrs.

William J. Burgess, Mrs. Andrew Keir, Mrs. Clifford T. Merrill and Mrs.

Harold N. Remington. CATCHES FIRST SHAD Connecticut River. The funeral of John Ryan, 155 Thompsonville, May 1-Elmer Rivers of Hazardville had the distinction of taking the first shad caught on a fly at the Entield dam this season, a 2 pound roe, according to announcement by the State Board of Fisheries and Game, The shad was caught Friday, a week earlier than the first shad was that taken the at the dam last year, indicating upstream run is ahead of a year ago. The state board reports that 11 fishermen at the dam Friday caught seven fish.

number of fishermen increased over the week end, with 47 anglers catching nine shad Saturday, while 47 fishermen on Sunday, had better luck with a. total of 28 shad caught. Most of the fishing is on the Suffield side of the Pearl long connected with Connecticut Light and Power Co. in the sales department here and in Willimantic and chairman of the town's original park and playgrounds conmission. was today at Browne funeral home, followed solemn requiem mass at St.

Patrick's Church. The celebrant. Rev. J. Graham, Was deacon and by the pastor, Rev.

Wilassisted by Rev. Robert E. Shea as liam P. Kilcoyne, as subdeacon. Miss Laura C.

Gaudet was organist and soloist. Bearers were James H. Sullivan, James Needham. Fire Chief Thomas J. Furey, Tax Collector Wiland liam Mills, Timothy J.

Sullivan Frank Mellon. Fr. Graham read the committal service at the grave in the new St. Patrick's Cemetery, King St. Reports of officers will be presented at the annual meeting Thursday, May 10, of the Enfield PTA at the Enfield St.

School. There also will be reports delegates who attended the recent State PTA meeting at New London. Those reporting will be Mrs. Allyn Most, Mrs. Allyn Eddy, Mrs.

R. J. Danielson and Mrs. Norman Myott. At 7.30, preceding the business session, there will be announcement 'of awards in the gift book project sponsored by association, The retiring president, Mrs.

Dorothy Johnson, will preside. Refreshments will be in of Mrs. Benjamin Kalmer. charge Following a practice session this afternoon another cut was made in the player candidates for Thompsonville's Little League. Candidates in all age groups, 8 through 12, who have survived the cuts are to have another practice Thursday at at Mt.

Carmel Field. With 42. players still eligible ersi from last year's squads, 30 new playare to be picked from the large final "number of selections candidates are made available. there When will be squads 18. players each for team sponsored by Rotary, Li KARL D.

LEE LEADER- Karl D. Lee, past president of Thompsontille Rotary Club and now serving as governor of the 291st Rotary District. has been honored with appointment as leader of the vocational assembly group meeting for clementary and secondary School educators at the convention of Rotary tonal at Atlantic City, May, 27 to Mr. Lee is superintendent of the. Enfield.

Walter Farcy, president for the new club year commencing July 1, has been elected as delegate from the Thompsonvillo club. wanis, Lions, and Chamber of Commerce. The third visit to Enfield this year of the bloodmobile unit of the regional blood program will be Wednesday from 9.30 to 3 at the parish hall, First Presbyterian Church. Donors will be almost entirely from employees of Bigelow -Sanford Carpet Co. enlisted from alt departments through joint effort of management and the two locals at the plant, 2188 and 1056.

The visit will be under sponsorship of the Enfield Red Cross Branch, with the acting chairman, Mrs. Edward S. White, in charge. George Ronaldson is in charge of the program for the luncheon meeting Wednesday noon the Rotary Club at the Mountain Laurel. postponed meeting of Carpet City Camp.

Modern Woodmen America, to consider a 50th anniversary banquet will Wednesday at 7.30 at Hall, High St. WINSTED Golden Wedding Is Observed By Winsted Couple Winsted, May 1-Mr. and Howard B. Deming of Wetinore Ave. observed their 50th wedding anniversary today.

A family dinner party was held at the Corner House in Farmington on Sunday in observance lof the event. Salvation Army's Campaign in May Winsted, May 1-William L. Barrett, chairman of the Salvation Army's 1951 fund raising campaign, met with his committee today discussions and organization. He explained that the campaign would run through the month of May and that the public tacted by mail for their contributions. Similar drives would be held among factory groups and retail merchants.

Seth Seymour has been named treasurer and contributions can be mailed to him at the Winsted Savings Bank. Campaign headquarters located at Salvation Army Home, 596 Main St. Mayor Hicks issued an announcement today calling on the citizens of Winsted to participate in the observance of National Mental Health Week, James May 2 Ferrante, to May 8. president the Winchester Council of Veterans, announced today that there will be a meeting of the group Wednesday at 8 in Odd Fellows Hall. Plans for the Memorial Day exercises will be comI pleted.

Postmaster Robert E. A. Doherty asked today that local residents having city delivery co-operate with the local Post Office in properly marking their house numbers. Postmaster Doherty explained that although the regular carriers may know the locations of residents. substitute carriers have had difficulty in making proper deliveries, A son was born in Litchfield CounHospital to and Mrs.

Frank Janssen of ,62 Moore Ave. i Winsted Club setback league will have its annual banquet Wednesday at 6:30. Prizes will be awarded. Comdr. William R.

Angus of the Tuttle-Burns Legion Post announced today there will be a special meeting Thursday at 8. Mrs. Howard M. Deming of 26 Cur. tice St.

will leave for Los Angeles Friday for at week's stay as the of winning a radio contest. BARKHAMSTED, CONN. Barkhamsted, May. 1-Rep. Prosper Lavieri entertained Fred Zeller, state comptroller, several other GOP officials from Hartford, and local committee members at dinner in his home.

-i- Word has been received of the death of Miss Allene Youngs, former teacher in the Riverton school. Since her retirement from teaching she has spent some time in Amherst, Mass. Girl Scout Troop 18. will meet after school Wednesday in Pleasant. Valley school.

Brownie also will meet Wednesday. NORFOLK, CONN. Norfolk, May 1-Norfolk students at Torrington High School are enjoying a week's vacation. Funeral services for Jeffrey Walker Dolbey, infant son of Alfred and Helen (Bell) Dolbey, were held Monday at: Center Cemetery, Rev. James H.

Potter officiated. Mrs. John D. Mulville represented Norfolk Board of Education at the regional board: meeting Monday in Winsted. Mr.

and Mrs. Ernest A. Sweet and son, William, have returned after vacationing for two weeks at Myrtle Beach, S. C. Mrs.

William Hurst of Emerson St. has been admitted to Litchfield County Hospital: STAFFORD, SPRINGS CHURCH WOMEN'S MAY FELLOWSHIP EVENT IS FRIDAY Stafford Springs, May 1- Mrs. Theodore Paulin of Newington, a member of the Hartford. Friend's meetings, will give at the evening service in the commune wide observance of May Fellowship Day, in Universalist Church Friday at p. Women of eight Protestant churches in Stafford will cooperate in the, observance sponsored annually by the United Council of: Church Won 1.

Mr. Theodore Poulin to Bc Speaker at Annual Event In Stafford Springs Hostesses will include: Mrs. Herbert Benton, Mrs. Romeo Campo, Harold Hansen, Mrs. F.

V. Horsman, Mrs. Harris Hulburt, Mrs. Edmund Kunhardt, Mrs. Kenneth Spaulding and Mrs.

William Symonds. Others Taking Part Participating in the service of worship will be: Mrs. Everett Bradway, Mrs. Henry Chilkowitch, Mrs. Myrtle Chism, Mrs.

William Foster, Mrs. H. Wilson. Mrs, Wesley Bradway and George. Scussell will serve "as ushers.

Drs. Julia Spellman bo soloist. The program is under the direction of Mrs. Arthur Mrs. Roland Heaco*ck a and Airs.

William Symonds, with Rev. Ruth Horsman, of Union Congregational as chairman. Man Held by Reds Identified by Photo Stafford May Pyt. John Eckenbarger. 19, son Mr.

and Mrs. Ray Eckenbarger Park. reported a prisoner of war in Red China. has been identified in Associated Press wirephoto among group of American prisoners of war in Peiping. The photograph was seen by.

his fiancee, Miss Gail Stockerll of Kalamazoo, in a paper in that city. She went to the newspaper office and obtained the original photograph. She sent both to Mr. and Mrs. Eckenbarger here where they identified their son.

The photo. described AS American officers and soldiers who were fighting in the area of Jai Chan and Kunu when they surrendered to Chinese "people's volunteers," was received by Eastfoto, New York Picture agency, from the China Photo Service in Peiping. No additional details accompanied the picture. Pvt. Eckenbarger was first reported missing in action in a telegram from the provost marshall in Washington, reporting he was a prisoner of war in Red China.

He enlisted in the Army in January, 1949, and left last June for Korea. CUMMISKEY PROMOTED Stafford Springs, May 11- John P. Cummiskey, a former resident who has been serving as state editor of the Hartford Courant since 1949, has been promoted to night city editor according to announcement made day. Mr. Cummiskey, a native of Statford, education in the local school and graduated from Penn State in 27.

He started his newspaper career in Stafford with the Stafford Press at an early age and worked for papers in surrounding towns. July, 1927 he joined the Courant staff and was attached to the New Britain office and was named assistant state editor in 1941 and transferred to the to state editor Mr. CummisHartford ofice where, he was promoted key is married and has five children. He makes his home in New Britain. meeting of Baker Chapter, OES, will be Wednesday May 7.45 Wolcott Hal.

The degree will be exemplified at this meeting. A social will follow with refreshments served by the following committee: Mrs. Elfrieda Schmidt, Mrs. Helen Belcher, Mrs. a Anna Faiferlik, Mrs.

Freida Dalton, and Mrs. Verna Hulburt. Rehearsal of all officers will be held Monday at 8. An application for a marriage license has been filed by Lemuel W. Odell, son of Mr.

and Mrs. Lemuel W. Odell of Bolton a and Nancy Kealy, daughter of Dirs. Elsie Kealy, and the late George Kealy of River St. William Kuslansky, local realtor, has sold a dwelling house and garage on Tolland formerly owned by John R.

and Barbara Downes, Ledore and Agnes Meseck of Holyoke, Mass. SOMERS by the Civil Defense Council, will be MISS DOROTHY FERENCE JOINS WAF Diss Dorothy Ference, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Ference, of West, Main Stafford Springs, is Stafford's first girl to Join the armed forces during the current conflict. She has enlisted in the U.

S. Air Force and has arrived at Lackland Air Force Rave at San Antonio for basic train. ing. She is a graduate of St. Edward's Parochial School and Staf- Somers, May 1--The weekly Red Cross first aid class, conducted ford High School and has been employed In clerical work at the Rocky Hill Hospital, Rocky Hill, until her enlistment a few weeks ago.

Wednesday at 7 in Somersville School. J. Francis Wood, communications chairman for civil defense, states the siren test last Saturday was very succossful. Tho May fellowship mocting of United Church Women of the Rockville District will bot Friday at 2 in Somersville Congregational Church. Mr.

and Mrs. Oliver C. Pease have returned after spending the winter in Florida, The Tuneral of Martin George Lucas Mountain Rd. was this morning at home, followed by a roqulem high mass in All Saints Church, Officiating at the mass wore Rev. Albert Karalis, celebrant, Rev.

Walter Vichas ot St. Mary's Church, Windsor luck Locks, deacon, and Rev. Chester Bil. of St. Josoph's Church, Suffield, subdeacon.

Organist wAs George Schissl, and Mrs. Margaret. DeCaro was soloist. Bearers Warda John lichko, Samuel Koran, John lajduk, and Herman Hass. Burial was in St.

Bernard's Cemetery, Hazardville, SUFFIELD SUFFIELD POGORZELSKI-GIZARA Suffield, May 1- The wedding of Dliss Anne daughter of Ar. And Mrs. Frank Pogorzelski of Main Suffield, and Francis Givara, son of Mrs. Catherine Gizara and the late John Gizara of Thompsonville will take place Saturday at 10 in St. Joseph's Church us with Rev.

Francis Rasa, pastor, performing the (nuptial mass and the ceremony. The reception will be at the Silhouette, longmeadow. OURS. MARY F. LANDRY Suffield, May 1-Mrs.

Mary Landry, 77, widow of Frank Landry of East died in her home this morning. Born in Malone, N. on Jan. 10, 1874, daughter of the late John and Mary Bova, she had been a resident of Suffield 26. years and was a member of Sacred Heart Church.

She leaves two daughters, Mrs. ELla Donovan of Lynn, Mrs. Gertrude Perkins of Springfield; four song, Laurence of Thompsonville, Witat liam home. of The Rockville funeral and Alex will and Frank be Friday at 9,30 at the Nicholson funeral home, followed by a requiem mass at 10 in Sacred Heart Church, with Rev. John Phalen officiating.

Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Poquonock. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday 7 to 10 and Thursday, 2 to 5 and 7 to 10. Recitation of the rosary will be Thursday at 8. About 500 Suffield residents have paid their dog licenses for 1951, according to Town Clerk, Harold N.

Remington. A penalty of $1 will be added after today for those who have failed to pay. Culverts will be put in tomorrow afternoon in Halladay Ave. and on Thursday in Hale St. near the property of Lester Fitch.

On Friday at at the West Middle School, Asylum Hartford, the annual 4-H club fashion revue will take place. Alice Hayden, Carol Towne and Mary Crombie, with Mrs. Haskell Hayden, have been sewing dresses entered in the revue, Herbert M. Nicholson, 31. formerly of Suffield, died Friday in Chicago after a short illness.

Born in Suffield on March 15, .1920, son of late Robert Nicholson and Mrs. Ida Nicholson, he graduated from Suffield Academy in and attended Morse Business Business College and Duke University. He was in the navy in World War II. He leaves his mother, one sister, Mrs. Marie N.

Kennedy of North Canton, Ct. The funeral service will be Wednesday at 2 at the Nicholson funeral chapel with Rev. Richard P. Carter, pastor of the First Congregational Church officiating. Burial will be at the West Cemetery.

Holy Communion will be observed at the Ascension Day service of Calvary Episcopal church Thursday'at 10 Rev. m. in the Masonic Temple with Norman S. Howell, as rector. On Thursday Joseph's church will commemorate the Ascension Day with three masses, at 5.30, 6.30 and 8.

Police Officer Henry Kaliss Hart- a ford, will be speaker at the meeting of the In-Between Club Thursday at 8 in the home of Mra. Gerhart Wilke. Assisting hostesses will be Mrs. Willard Bromage and Mrs. Paul Bengston.

Mrs. Frances Lincoski will entertain Landry-Sic Post VFW Auxiliary Thursday at 8. The Suffield Police. Association: will meet Thursday at 8. The Suffield Police Commission will meet Friday at 8 at the Town Hall.

WINDSOR LOCKS Charity Court No. a Order of AmarWindsor Locks, May 1- anth, will meet Thursday evening at 7.30, at the Masonic Temple followed by initiation of candidates. The meeting will be preceded by. a pot-luck supper. The regular bimonthly meeting or the will Windsor Locks Fire Department be held Wednesday St.at 8 at headquarters on Oak carnival Because of the outdoor bazar and being conducted evenings all this week by Gensi-Viola Post, American ularly Legion and Auxiliary, the regscheduled meeting of the Auxiliary has been postponed until next Thursday, May 10.

Windsor Members of the senior class of the Washington, Locks D. High School are in annual this week on the class trip, with headquarters at the Annapolis Hotel, by Ken Kok 'of the faculty and Mrs. accompanied Kok. The Windsor Locks Public. Health Nursing Wednesday Association will mect reading room of evening at 7.30 in the the Public Library.

In preparation for Ascension on Thursday, confessions Day heard will' be ning, and Wednesday on afternoon and eveMasses will Thursday morning. 8 and 9 o'clock be celebrated at 5.30, 6.45,| Confessions in St. Mary's Church. afternoon will be heard Thursday and evening for the first Friday, when masses will be celebrated at 5.30. 6.45 and 7.45..

Answering a call from Box 5 on Monday afternoon, firemen found a brush and wooded section Elm St. burning rapidly South on control. District Fine Warden and out James of E. Carroll, summoned help and a state fire warden with a number of men and forest fire equipment had a three-hour fight. Around 35 acres of land was burned over.

Although hundreds of deer live on tho, Maryland Aberdeen where Proving Ground: in U. S. military weapby ons the are flying tested, few explosives. are ever, killed 8 A WESTFIELD I COUNCIL TO GET FIRE COVERAGE SURVEY REPORT Municipal Property Is Discovered Without Adequate Protection Westfield, May 1-The City Council's city property, committee, headed by Councilman Lewis Aldrich, expected to submit a comprehensive report Thursday on the completion its survey, authorized March '15, secure from various municipal a complete listing of all fire insurance in force on city buildings and equipment. Detalls Secrets No hint of what the committee's recommendations may be has been announced other than that a considerable amount of city property has been uncovered which is not covered by insurance protection.

Councilman A. Stanley Rzewaki has filed a motion to clarify the April vote of the council relative to the 10-hour work week passed for certain municipal employees, comprising hourly-rate paid employees, What clarification Rzewski has in mind has not been announced and he: will seek reconsideration of the vote on this point. lie has also filed a motion to use land lat the Pond Brook area off lower St. for recreational purposes, Councilman Edward W. Kirby has filed motions relative to the erection of slow" signs for traffic in Pochassic St.

and that the municipal flag flying in Park Square be spotlighted. Councilman John E. O'Connell has filed motions relating to traffic in Maple, Mechanic, Bartlett and Elm Sts. Communications from acting- Mayor Richard E. Fuller include a recommendation City Trensurer Harold Barnes authorized to sell at public in Beckwith Ave.

and that auction tone lots of city -owned be appropriated to cover pension funds for Fire Capt. Eugene H. Taylor, who will be retired the end of this month. Other Business Other business will include: receipt of An invitation from the' gether Club to attend its Monday eveGet ning meeting in Second Congregational Church; receipt of a petition from Joseph Hanechak and others for a zoning change on property in Granville from agricultural to business use; application of the Rix Milk Co. for a gasoline license; public hearing on the application of Walter J.

Burek for a license to store 10,000 gallons of size containers Arch Rd. plant; liquefied petroleum. gas in various conduct of a continued public hearing on a zoning change on property owned by the Morrissey family in Franklin and action of confirmation of the appointment of Lester W. Needham to a five-year term on the Park Commission. BLANDFORD Blandford, May 1-The paper and rag drive for the benefit of the Parent-Teacher Union will be Thursday from 6 to 3.

Mrs. Dana Webber, chairman, requests all papers be tied placed in cartons, She says rags cluding rugs. felts, stockings, cotton mattresses, etc. would be cepted. Any young people who assist even for part of the day asked to contact Mrs.

Webber. event of the drive will be Friday. Mr. and Mrs. James Hungerford Gibbs Rd.

are the parents of a daughter, Carol Ann, born in Noble Hos. pital. Lt. Colonel Charles Priest, a. member of the active reserves who was recently recalled for service, left Monday for the Air Force Base Alamogordo, N.

M. Mrs. Priest and her son, a will remain here with relatives for the present. Mr. and Mrs.

Ellsworth Barlow and two children of Terryville, have moved into the home in Russell Rd. which they recently bought from Mr. and Mrs. Edward Forish. stare Mrs.

Alber Carrington Main visiting friends in North Carolina. Their daughter, Donna, visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ripley, during their absence. Mrs.

Kenneth Pease, Mrs. Harold Wyman, Mrs. Dana Webber, Mrs. John McConnell, Mrs. Howard Waite, and Mrs.

Harold Gibbs attended the annual convention of the Hampden and Hampshire circles Kings Daughters in South Hadley today. Blandford, May 1-Mrs. Ralph Weed, president of the Ladies Benevolent Society, has announced the names of the following who will assist her with the arrangements for the annual birthday luncheon in the chapel decorations, Airs. Ralph Hayden; program, Mrs. Joel Scott, and luncheon, Mrs.

Harold Wyman, Mrs. Gladys Allen, Mrs. Kenneth Pease, Mrs. John McConnell, and Mrs. Gordon Cady.

All local women are invited to the meeting and tea at the home of Mrs. Sven Anderson, Friday at 2. Mrs. Claude LeBlanc, chairman of the home department of the Hampden preside at the meeting when officers will be elected and projects chosen. The following field workers are contacting residents this week to explain the free X-ray program which will be held here May 21 and to take appointments: Mrs.

Ralph Hayden, Merrill Mason, Mrs. Sven Anderson, Mrs. Richard Puffer, Mrs. Elmer Foster, Mrs. Claude LeBlanc, Mrs.

Leonard Robbins, Rev. A. J. Scott, Aliss Marguerite Mrs. Frank Cook, Mrs.

John A. Peebles, Sirs. John McConnell, Mrs. Milton Ripley, Mrs. Carl Ripley, and Mrs.

Kenneth Pease, Jr. 4 CHESTERFIELD Chesterfield, May 1--The Grange will meet Thursday at 8.30 when the third and fourth degrees will be: conferred. There will be A card party at Davenport. School Friday at 8. Canasta, pinochle and whist will be played.

Proceeds will go to the Girl Scouts. Mrs. Allen Gates and daughter, Anne, have gone 'to visit her oldest daughter in Glenn Ellyn, Ill. Young lobsters are so transparent that only their eyes are. visible when they are placed in a dish of water.

Trade School Player's Luck Is Bad, Good, Back Again Hurt in Game, Hish Finds Leg Not Broken, but His A Team Loses, 5 to 4 Westfield, May 1-The day looked black: for 17-years-old Walter ish, then "bright, then not so bright. The Westfield School third baseman injured his right log slid- MacArthur Debate Is Ruled Draw Students Discuss Adoption of His Policies Westfield, May, That the people of the United States should adopt the policics of General by MacArthur." 1 This was the topic of an informative debate presented by members of the Westfield High School Girls' Debating Team as the program feature at today's Westfield Rotary Club meeting. The debate was declared a draw by Roland C. Willcox, club president, who presided. Bliss Ruth Brusco and Miss Bette Lou Eustis upheld the affirmative side, while Miss Judith Chesnicka and Miss Margaret Carmichael comprised I the negative team.

Donald Marshall, faculty member and debating coach, was a guest, en The debaters presented many thought-provoking arguments on their respective sides and emphasized that tho debate related to "policies," as contained in the question and not Ion the political and other aspects of the No. 1 controversy in the country. Italian Girl, 16, Asks for Clothing From U.S. Friends Westfield. May 1-On the chance that local residents of Italian descent or others interested might want investigate the case, Mayor Cowing today released the contents of a letter from 16-year-old Italian girl pleading for clothes or money for herself and her family, The letter, written In red ink on note paper and addressed to "The Mayor of the City of Westfield, Massachusetts," WAS April 9 by "Miss Giovannina Linarde, via Roma 60, S.

Stefano Quisquina, Agrigento, Italy." Beginning, "Sir Mr. honor Mayor," the letter, with its original spelling and punctuation, follows: "I am a girl of 16 years old going to school, but I cannot continue going to school cause I have nothing to wear, my father sick in bed we are many childrens no one working in house, almost in the day we have 110 bread to eating our life passed in Very trouble what can I do? honour Mr. Mayor I pray you take care of my need. Please will restore(?) little think my condition, any think yourself can do for me? may I recommend you will refer my letter to other place any church any school may someone have any clothes or few money for us. I ant sure nO forget 3.

me you gives me consideration nothing to said will said you and your family thanks for you been generosity to me, my best regarding Sincerely." Tom Thumb Event Scheduled May 11 Easthampton, May 1-'The primary department of the Easthampion Congregational Church will present a Tom Thumb wedding on May 11 at 7 in the parish house. Members of the wedding party will be Christe Snyder, bride; Donald LeBeau, groom; Deborah Bridges, maid lot honor; Frederick Morrison, best man; Sonja Spakowski, Gail Dearing, Donna Berry, Barbara Curtiss, bridesmaids; Allan Brewer, Robert Johnson, Neil Howard, Robert Beliveau, ushers; Marty Sherburn, mother of the bride; James McNamarra, father of the bride; Carron Afheuser, mother of the groom; Tommy Whitely, father of the groom; Gordon Gilbert, ring bearer; Stuart Fasser, minister. In addition to the wedding a style show has been planned and members of the kindergarten, junior, and intermediate Sunday school groups will participate. Westfield Westfield, May 1-All members of Westfield Girl Scout Leaders Association Are asked to attend Wednesday meeting at 7.30 in the YMCA. Eastern Star: Rebekah Lodge, will meet at 7.30 Wednesday in Odd Fellows Hall.

First Methodist Church Presidential Group will meet for lunch at 12.30 Wednesday 'in' Fellowship Hall. A spring dinner dance will be conducted by Young Peoples Fellowship of Episcopal Church of the Atonement Wednesday evening in the church dinner will be at. 6. Leo Van Witsen, costume designer for the New England Opera Theater and director of costume and makeup division of the opera department at Tanglewood, will speak on "Fashion fact and fancy" at the Westfield Woman's Club annual meeting. and luncheon Wednosday in Wyben Chapel.

Officers will be elected at the annual business meeting at 11.30. Luncheon will be at 1. Born today at Noble Hospital was a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hunt of Chester.

Firemen this morning extinguished a brush fire which burned over about A half -acre off Tannery Rd. Small was reported to a truck, owned by C. A. Mayberry of Monson. and parked in Elm St.

shortly after noon, when a blaze started in the emergency brake. gi May devotions will- be celebrated at 7.30 Wednesday evening in St. Josoph's. Polish National Church, Rev. Albert S.

J. Tarka, pastor, announced today. The litany will be sung at the altar of the Blessed Mother and the service will close with a meditation. Wednesday "evening Red Cross unit meetings be: 7, 'home nursing class in Woronoco: 7.30, first aid class conducted by Dr. Leroy J.

Kendrew at the Chapter House: 7.30, Men will serve at Northampton Veteran's Hospital; 7.30, class at the Veterans Hospital for Gray Lady and Gray Men candidates. 1 IF HEALEY, KIRBY IN BATTLE FOR TOP K. OF C. JOB Councilman's Name Proposed From Floor; Others Nominated 3 ing into home plate this afternoon at Municipal Recreation. Field.

That wasn't Although it was at firat feared he had fractured the leg, x-rays at Noble Hospital showed only severe bruises. That was good. But his team lost; 5-4, to St. Mary's! High. And that was bad.

Walter 18 the son of Stephen Hish of 109 North Elm St. The mishap came in the last half of the seventh final inning. He was' atended by Dr. Morris J. Ritchie.

lIe was taken to the hospital in the municipal-Legion ambulance by Fireman Clark Robbins and Patrolman Gerald O'Connor. Fireman Fouche, watching the game during off-duty hours, assisted. Edward Sheehan Seeks to Retire As Patrolman Westfield, May 1-Patrolman Edward J. Sheehan of 16 Miller vetmember of the Police Department. has submitted his request for retirement on a pension to actingPolice Chief George T.

Hickson, to be effective as of June 1. Wearer of No. 2 badge on the patrol force, the widely known officer on April 15 completed, 30. years of service as a the regular force. He can he retired under two provisions, completion of 30 years of regular service or under disability, and he has included both provisions in his retirement request.

Appointed to the regular force April 21, 1921, Sheehan has recelved numerous commendations for excellent police work during his 30-year service. He is an expert shot and was a member of the Class 1 team of the was a announced winning first place local department which on Monday honors in the recently concluded New England Police Revolver League matches. In 1915 Sheehan enlisted in the old 2a Massachusetts Regiment in which he served during World War I in France. Sheehan was twice wounded. ca During World War I Sheehan was captain and commanding officer of the local State Guard unit.

He. is a member of several veterans organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Sheehan have a' son, Edward Sheehan, and a both daughter, Mrs.

Edward H. Shannon, of this city. Benjamin Hull Will Take Oath At Noon Today Westfield, May 1-Benjamin G. Hull of High will be administered the loath of office as associate commissioner of labor and industries at State House ceremonies Wednesday noon several this city plan to attend the event." Acting Mayor Richard E. Fuller will officially represent the city at the oath of office ceremony, Today Fuller commented that Gov.

Dever's reappointment of Hull constituted not only high recognition for this city, but for the Western Massachusetts area also. Westfield Central Labor Union, of which Hull has been longtime president will be officially represented by John Gehring, veteran labor leader here and Philip Pease of Chester official delegates. Mayor Cowing today received from Hull a letter in which Hull quoted a line used by the mayor, I am proud of the fact that one of our citizens was selected again for this important post." Hull wrote: "I received your letter of congratulations and many thinks. glad that I succeeded in the reappointment, not for personal reasons altogether, but as a citizen of Westfield, in which I have so many I have done my best not let my to' be a credit to the city which fellow citizens down. It is may desire I have lived for 42 vears." He closed the letter after expressing pleasure at Mayor Cowing's recovery progress.

Ordinary steel is iron with a small alloy' of carbon and manganese but other types of steel contain nickel, chromium, molybdenum, vanadium or wolfram. News Briefs Marriage intentions have been filed at the city clerk's office by Miss Bertha West of 29 Orange St. and Edwin Brach of Pitcher Montgomery; and Miss Barbara A. Flynn of North Andover and John M. Kallaugher of 12 Malone A.ve.

A car operated by: James P. Bowler of 16 Hampshire St. Holyoke, was damaged today when, in attempting to pass A. Health Department truck in narrow School the vehicle was scraped along one side and a fender torn off. Rene R.

Gadreault of 4 Grant St. was given by police as driver of thetruck. Vergil Sears. 34, of 25 Rosella West Springfield, summonsed. into District Court today by Game Warden Kenneth Frisbie for taking fish by means other than angling, pleaded guilty and had the complaint filed.

Frisbie reported Sears was seining smelt at Cobble Mountain Reservoir which is now prohibited. Louise Senecal was awarded $50 savings bond by Holy Name Society of Our Lady, of the Blessed Sacrament Church at the annual spring public card party, Monday. in Prospect Hill School auditorium, Some 250 persons attended. Proceeds were for the benefit of the church. Harry J.

Bush of Noble Ave. wast elected a director of the Brunswick Fox Club at its recent annual meeting and banquet in Marlboro. eight the club has conducted its annual week-long hunt in this area; making Westfield its hunt headquarters and the members again voted to return here the week of Oct. 7-13. Westfield Leaders and Sponsors Association will meet May 7 in the Oakdale.

home of Mrs. George J. Kelleher, chairman. Miss Mary E. Corcoran and Mrs.

George Johnson represented the unit at the recent Region I conference in Pittsfield discussed was the Campfire camping program and parents interested" may call. Mrs. Johnson, 96 Russell Rd. Westfield, May 1-Thomas J. Healey of 33 Pochassic who defeated City Councilman Edward Kirby in a special election in November for deputy grand knight of Whip City Council.

Knights of Columbus, will be opposed by Kirby for the 'top office of the council at the May 15 election. Healey's name headed the list submitted at tonight's meeting. by the nominating committee and Kirby was nominated, from the floor, The nominating committee's slate listed Kirby as the deputy grand knight candidate, Nominated to oppose him for that office was James Armstrong. Winner in the grand knight contest will succeed. Cornelius T.

McMahon of 70 Court St. who was nominated unopposed as judge advocate. Also nominated unopposed chancellor, Thomas Kallaugher; warden, Thomas Flanagan; treasurer, J. Vincent Kane; recording secretary, James J. Fitzgerald; inside guard, Richard Dowling, and trustee, J.

Delehanty. Nominated as outside guards, with two to be elected, were Richard. Barber, Andrew Jay and Thomas Geehern. Healey. deputy grand knight to succeed Paul Dill, who was recalled to army service.

Lecturer, chaplain and financial secretary will be appointed. Samuel J. Wise, past grand knight, headed the nominating committee. He was assisted by Joseph Corcoran, Daniel Curran, Frank Zych, and Flanagan. Busses have been chartered for the Red Sox games in Boston July 8 and Sept.

23. with the Yankees and Aug. 5 with Detroit. AMHERST LBS Luncheon Will Be Friday Amherst, May 1-All women of South Amherst will be contacted by members of the L. B.

inviting them to the luncheon on Friday at 1 in the church vestry. The general plan will be to have those whose names are from A to Hutchings, family will be asked to bring a hot dish, the families of Ives through Poole, will bring salads, the names of those from Richards through Wheelock, will be solicited for gingerbread enough to serve from 9 to 12 persons. Some individuals will be solicited for butter, coffee, rolls and whipping cream. Notices are beparents that there will be a 'Supervised children's luncheon table, POMONA MEETS THURSDAT Amherst, May 1-Hampshire County Pomona will meet with South Amherst Grange Thursday evening and. the program will consist of the conferring of the fifth degree.

The supper committee of South Amherst members, Mrs. Ebba McKemmie, Mrs. Ruth Allen, Mrs. Pearl Mansfield, Mrs. Anna Thompson and Mrs.

Evelyn Lehan, announce that serving will start at 6. Am Amherst, NAMED May TO BOYS' 1-William STATE Dzuiba, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dzuiba of Millside Place, a junior in the high school, has been elected to represent Amherst Post, No. 118, -American Legion at Boys' State this year.

He is a. of the student council, has participated in all three sports and is active. in school affairs. MATCH- -ANDREWS Amherst, May 1-The wedding of and Hatch of North Miss Miriam, Hatch, daughter of Mr. Amherst, to George Andrews of Springfield, took place this afternoon at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr.

and Mrs. Robert S. Hosford, in Pittsford, Ft. Mrs. Andrews is a teacher.

in Clas. sical High School and Mr. Andrews, teacher at Technical High School, both in Springfield. They will make their home in Springfield. JOHN J.

SULLIVAN Amherst, May 1-John J. Sullivan, 79, of 175 College died this morning in his home. Born in Ireland on Sept. 6. 1872, he was son of: James and Katherine (Sullivan) Sullivan.

He married Miss Mary Sullivan Amherst in 1900. was employed by Amherst Colber of St. Brigid's Church and of Amlege, retiring in 1944, He was a mem. herst Council, Knights of Columbus. Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Dichael of Amherst, two daughters, Mrs.

Clifford Benoit of Amherst and Helen, at home; two brothers, Jeremiah and Bartholomew, both of Hartford. Services will be Friday at 8.15 at the Douglass funeral home, followed by a high mass of requiem 9 in St. Brigid's Church. Burial will be in St. Brigid's Cemetery, Friends may call 2 to 5 and 7.

to 10. The square dance club, of the junior high school, Richard Kamensky, president, announces that it will sponsor square dance, "Barnyard Fling," on Friday evening. Because of the grand chapter meeting, Unity Chapter, OES, wil meet Wednesday at 7.30 in Masonic Hall. James Sullivan of Valley Rd. killed large wildcat yesterday.

He collected the $10 bounty from Eugene town. clerk of Pelham. Ward, Ladies Social Circle will meet Wednesday at 2.30 p. in North Amherst. parish hall.

Tea will bA served by Mrs. Tracy B. Slack and Edward L. Hazen, warfare. Concert May 24 By Choral Club Westfield, May 1-Westfield Choral Club will present.its fifth annual pubconcert Thursday evening, May in Westfield High School auditorium.

Laurence Shattuck of Woronoco, president, announced today. A varied program, in rehearsal for several weeks, will be presented under the direction of Raymond V. Wilcox, director. Proceeds from the presentation, as in past years, will be for the benefit of Westfield Chapter, Red Cross. A U.

S. had the greatest number of horses on her farms in 1 4 FA 3.

The Morning Union from Springfield, Massachusetts (2024)

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