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The North Westchester times ; New Castle tribune. (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.) 1959-????, November 22, 1962, Image 12

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12 North Westchester Times New Castle Tribune, Mount Kisco, N.Y., Nov. 22, 1962 Fire Destroys Home in Katonah 2 Area Men Reassigned CHAPPAQUA- Two Chappaqua men, are be­ ing reassigned to new bases to attend technical training courses following completion of United States Air Force basic military training at Lackland AFB, Tex. They are Airman Basic Ger­ ard A. McCue, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond G. McCue of 4 Garey Drive, and Airman Basic Eric S. Raub, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin S. Raub of 776 Hardscrabble Road. Airman McCue will attend a course for missile electronic spe­ cialists at Lowry AFB, Colo. Airman Raub will attend a course for base utilities spe­ cialists at Sheppard AFB, Tex. Both men are 1962 graduates oi Horace Greeley High School. Upcoimty Obituaries MAKING EVERY effort last Thursday to save art treasures stored in the burning ruins of the home of Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Derecktor of The Hook Road, Katonah, a fireman dons an oxygen mask and air tank before entering the de­ stroyed house. The blaze, of un- YouoWthave to play Hide&Seei But, it is true we're hard to find. It's our off-the- beaten-track location that helps us preserve the grace and charm of Sunnyside, the home of Washington Irving, and Van Cortlandt Manor where the early Dutch settlers lived. We're anx­ ious for you to see West­ chester County's historic restorations, so send to­ day for a Location Map. 1 Or, better yet, call for directions-LYrie 1 -7900, Sunnyside TARRYTOWN Van Cortlandt Manor CROTON-ON-HUDSON Both restorations on Route OPEN DAILY 9 TO 5 determined cause, completely ruined the $100,000 modern home, designed by boat-build- L. H. Bailey, Bride Live In New York AHMONK- Lawrence Harry Bailey and his bride, the former Miss Nancy Ann Wallace, have returned from a wedding trip to Middle- bury, Vt. and are making their home in New York. Mrs. Bailey is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Watt Wal­ lace of Riverside, Conn. The bridegroom's parents, Col. Harry J. Bailey of the Air Force Re­ serve and Mrs. Bailey live cn Hidden Oak Lane. Whippoorwill. The couple married Oct. 27 at a ceremony performed in Pleas- antville Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Ace Tubbs. Miss Jane Wallace of Riverside was her sister's maid of honor. Earl Scott of Yonkers a fraternity brother of the bridegroom, was best man. The bride, who was graduated from Greenwich (Conn.) High School in 1960, attended Middle- bury College. A graduate of Pleasantville High School, Mr. Bailey also is an alumnus of Middlebury where he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. Employed by the National Elect­ ric Service Corp. in New York City, he is currently continuing his studies at New York Univers­ ity. Through his mother, Mr. Bailey is a descendant of the noted Blauvelt family, early set­ tlers of New York. er Robert E. Derecktor.—Staff Photo by Doris B. Kircnhoff. SMOLDERING RUINS pf Nathan E. Derecktor house on The Hook Road, Katonah, after it was swept by a fire of unknown origin last week. Ar­ chitect and builder of the modern house, reported worth $100,000, was the son of the owner, Robert E. Derecktor, a yacht designer in Mamaroneck. The house contained many art treasures. — Staff Photo by Doris B. Kirchhoff. Mt. Kisco Mormons Instruct Children MOUNT KISCO— The Primary Association, Chil­ dren's Auxiliary of the Mount Kisco Branch of the Mormon Church are conducting weekly meetings at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Webber at 11 Meadowbrook Lane in Mount Kisco. Meetings are held on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. for an hour of religious instruction. There are activities and occasional parties for 3 to 12 year old children. The classes begin with the 3- year old \Sunbeam\ group which is taught by Mrs. Mary Vallone of Pleasantville. The \Rainbows\ ages five and six, are instruct­ ed by Mrs. Eileen Clawson of Briarcliff Manor. Mrs. Webber teaches the \Pi­ lot\ class of 7 and 8 year olds while Mrs. Joseph Loso of York- town Heights gives instructions to the \Trailbuilder\ boys which is the pre-Boy Scout group, 9 through 12 years of age. OSCAR B. CLARK Former Resident Oscar B. Clark, 56, formerly of Bedford Hills, died suddenly at his home in Sunderland, Vt„ Nov. 11 He had been under treat­ ment for a heart condition. He was born May 6, 1906 in Sunderland and his parents were the late John and Sarah Clark. He was a tool and die maker for the Mack Machine Company in Arlington and was a member of the Modern Woodsmen of America. A funeral service was heid at 9 a.m. Nov. 14 at Saint Columban Church in Arlington and inter­ ment was in the church ceme­ tery. His wife, the former Gertrude Pulin, survives as do a son, Os­ car Martin Clark of Dorchester, Mass., a daughter, Mrs. Jaque- line Hoyt of Sunderland, and two grandchildren. While a resident of Bedford Hills, Mr. Clark and his family lived in an apartment in the Al- fonse Monteleone house on Robin­ son Ave. He was at one time a custodian at Bedford Hills Com­ munity House and an employe on the Huber estate on Sarles St. Hospital. Born in New Jersey, he was 58 year? old. A communicant of St. Francis Church, he is survived by a sis­ ter, Mrs. Mabel Poticato of New Haven, Conn., and a niece. Sayles Answers Supervisor As CD Squabble Continues SOUTH SALEM— Kenneth Sayles, Democratic town chairman in Lewisboro, has challenged Supervisor Cyrus Rus­ sell to prove that local firemen have spent considerable time working on a civil defense plan. Mr. Sayles issued a statement Monday in reply to remarks made by the Republican supervisor at last week's Town Board meeting. At the meeting a letter from the Democratic chairman was read urging the town to move forward in civil defense planning. \Any plans that local fire de­ partments have made to this point have not been as part of any town plan,\ Mr. Sayles de­ clared. \Training two or three men in one department for ra­ diological work is not a plan in itself. \Mr. Russell cannot pass the buck to state and county in this matter,\ the Democrat continued. \It is a matter of town responsi­ bility and the plain fact is that Lewisboro had not moved in this direction until this month. We raised this issue in September of 1961 and in last year's election campaign and it has taken the Town Board over a year to be­ gin to give it thought.\ Mr. Sayles also commented on the supervisor's statement that he had not noticed the Democrat­ ic town chairman volunteering to serve in civil defense work. \For Mr. Russell's informa­ tion,\ the Democratic town chair­ man said, \I offered my services to Arthur Witte, newly appointed deputy civil defense director, ful­ ly two weeks before Mr. Rus­ sell's snide remarks.\ r — — 6 Face Grand Jury Action In 50 Upcounty Burglaries T1 A TT- » T y T T MTT —— - - — MEASURE YOUR MATTRESS NEEDS VISIT OUR SLEEP SHOP WE GUARANTEE YOU'LL SLEEP BETTER . .ttEL BETTER IN 30 DAYS ON A SEALY MATTRESS I MT. KISG0 FURNITURE \FOR THE SLEEP OF YOUR LIFE!\ 65 South Moger Ave. MOunt Kiseo 6-8018 FAIRVTEW- Five men and a youth be­ lieved to be responsible, for more than 50 burglaries in Northern Westchester over the past four years were arraigned in Green- burgh Town Court here Friday and remanded to the County Jail, according to state police in­ vestigators. Arrests of the six resulted from an intensive investigation over the past two months and based on confidential informa­ tion obtained by the investiga­ tors. Already turned up in the investigation ere several thou­ sand dollars worth of stolen property. Lt. Supervisor G.F. Lake of the Bureau of Criminal Inves­ tigation at Troop K Headquar­ ters in Hawthorne said Saturday that some of the burglaries un­ covered had taken place in Cort­ landt, Peekskill, Lake Oscawana, Yorktown and Somers. He said the investigation is continuing. Charged with third degree burglary are James Fastiggi, 23, of Woodcrest Ter., Amawalk; Richard Wisniewski, 28, of Cen­ tral Ave., Yorktown; Frank Rod- riquez, 26, of Continental Village, Cortlandt, and Peter Simone, 18, of Brookside St., Yorktown. James Mead, 46, of 676 Central Ave., Peekskill, and Joseph Hehl, 57, of, 739 Post Road, Scarsdale, were charged with criminally re­ ceiving stolen property. All but Hehl were held for grand jury action. Hehl has requested an examination, the investigators said. The burglary ring, according to police, had operated in Dutch­ ess, Orange and Putnam Coun­ ties but, investigators said their operations in those counties were small compared with Westches­ ter. \SURPRISE BENEFIT POUND RIDGE— Mrs. Seth Tobias of the Pound Ridge Bedford .Road is co-chair­ man of a supper dance to be given at the Pierre Hotel in New York City on Dec. 4. The party is planned to follow a \surprise\ benefit in behalf of WAIF-ISS, the adoption service of the In­ ternational Social Service, which helps find permanent homes for orphans and abandoned children from overseas. Subscribers to the benefit will attend a theater party at the Astor earlier in the evening, but will not know un­ til they reach the theater what film they are to see. NOW is The Time... Open Your New Christmas Club (Dividends on Completed Chilis) THE HOME SAVINGS BANK WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK 1 MAMARONECK AVE. • 530 NORTH BROADWAY THE ONLY SAVINGS BANK IN WHITE PLAINS EST 1893 PHONE White Plaint 9-3600 MEMBER PEDERAU DEPOSIT INSURANCE COR* J. CLARENCE HILL Father of Area Man BEDFORD VILLAGE— J. Clarence Hill, 86, father of J. Chandler Hill of Old Post Road, who is a member of the Reader's Digest staff, Pleasant­ ville, died last week in Athol, Mass. He was a retired jour­ nalist. Mr. Hill began his career in the journalism field at the age of 12 as a reporter on the Athol Transcript, a paper founded by his father in 1871. When the Transcript, a weekly, was merg­ ed with the Athol Daily News in 1935, he joined that publication and served it in various capaci­ ties until his retirement a year ago. GILBERT ROSENPLANTER Resident 50 years. MOUNT KISCO— Gilbert Rosenplanter of Lexing­ ton Avenue, a resident here for 50 years and house painter, died Saturday at Northern Westchester MRS. LOUIS BERKEY Former Area Resident PLEASANTVILLE— Mrs. Virginia Cottrell Berkey, 57, sister of Mrs. Russell Yerkes of the Stella Court Apts. here died on Nov. 15 at Vassar Hospi­ tal in Poughkeepsie. Born in Pleasantville, she had also re­ sided in White Plains for many years. Recently, she had lived in Fishkill, N.Y. where she was a member of the Fishkill Methodist Church. In addition to her sister, she is survived by her husband, Lou­ is of Fishkill; two stepsons, Ro­ bert Berkey of Texas and Dr. Gordon Berkey of Fishkill; fom brothers, Herbert S. Cottrell oi Florida, Robert M. Cottrell oi Staten Island, W. Wallace Cot- trell of Mineola, and Dennison R, of Flushing, and another sister, Mrs. George Van Voorhis, Sr. oi Fishkill. MRS. BRANDER MARMION Eastern Star Member Mrs. Augusta Marmion of 30C Main St., a city resident for 31 years, died Friday at St. Agnes Hospital. Born in New York City, she was 70. Mrs. Marmion was the widow of Brander Marmion who died in 1952. She was a member of the Althea chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Lincoln Court, Order of Amaranth. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Jean M. Buckbee of 29 Wilwood Road, Katonah, and two grand­ children. Russia to Be Topic At Couple's Club CHAPPAQUA— Dr. Mark B. Strickland, minis­ ter of the First Congregational Church, will speak to the Couples Club next Tuesday at 7:15 p.m. His subject, \4 Miles Behind the Iron Curtain,\ will cover his trip through East Germany, Po­ land and Russia. He will report conversations he had on topics ranging from religion to black market money. Dr. Strickland took many slides on this trip and will draw on them to illustrate! his talk. AH persons interested in at­ tending have been asked to bring a casserole, salad or dessert for eight as a pot luck supper will precede the meeting. \Dear Column: My husband wears a hat and gloves at the dinner table. Is this good manners?\ PUZZLED Dear Puzzled: Perhaps your oil burner is not operating at peak efficiency. Call Sinclair and let our expert service men inspect your burner and put it in top condition. We also offer automatic keep-fill delivery of top-quality Sinclair Heating Oil. For home heating happiness, call Sinclair. MT. 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