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PAGE 20 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16,1971 THE JOURNAL Northwest Tech Hosts Open House Wednesday Richard Ralph, guidance counselor at Northwest Tech., Ogdensburg, has announced that open house will be held Wednesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Parents will be able to view the many courses offered at Northwest tech. including carpentry, auto mechanics, accounting systems, clerical studies, auto body, agricultural mechanic, cosemetology, food preparation, 'LPN coordinator, LPN nurse teacher, agricultural business, maintenance services, audio visual, custodial, secretarial. Some of the requirements for various courses are: Auto Mechanics - Students interested in a career as auto mechanic will enter this 2-year program at Nor- thwest Tech. Employment opportunities, include: auto mechanic,-service station operator, mechanic specialist (ignition, wheel alignment, brakes, etc.), service manager, auto parts clerk, auto parts Essay Contest Open To 11th, 12th Grades WASHINGTON CROSSING; Pa. - Eugene' C. Fish, Esq., president of the Washington Crossing Foundation, has announced the annual National Washington Crossing Patroitic essay contest. All students in the llth and 12th grades of high scho~ol are eligible to participate:^ first prize, $200; second prize, $100 Gen. Frank F. Bell Award, $50; 10 Honorable mentions, $25 each. The subject of the Essay is \The Message of the Spirit of '76 for Today.\ Last year hundreds of essays were received from schools in 35 states. Top award winners from Texas, Missouri, and Illinois toured the park as guests of the Foundation. Ann Hawkes Hiitton, author ^chairman of the board stated: \The awards will be only one aspect of the many benefits which students will recive from par- ticipation in this timely patriotic essay contest.\ All entries must be postmarked on or before midnight, Jan. 1, 1972 and received in the office of the Washington Crossing Foundation, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, no later than midnight, Jan. 10. For full details on the contest, interested students may write to Washington Crossing Foundation, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania 18977 Farm-City Dinner Is Wednesday At Lisbon Central Lisbon-The public is cordially invited to attend the farm-city dinner this Wednesday at 7;30 p.m. at Lisbon Central School. Tickets may be pur- chased at the door for the roastbeef dinner being served by the Lisbon American Legion. Gordon Conklin, editor of the Amercian Agriculturist, is known as an outstanding after-dinner speaker throughout the northeast and this message will surely delight all who attend. Farm-city week is observed annually in the United States and Canada, and is sponsored locally by the Kiwanis Club of Ogdensburg and the St. Lawrence County Pomona Grange. The sponsors urge all residents, both urban and rural, to take part. High School PTA To Meet Nov. 22 The OFA Junior and senior High PTA will meet Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. in the cafeteria with Robert Noble speaking on the American Field Service. This could be a project for the PTA to carry out in the future. Mrs. Donald Burns, president, has announced that at this meeting a tour of the OFA school will be given by William Powers and John Lynch. The Junior and Senjor PTA is working for a membership of not less than 500 members. The funds this year will be used to award prizes to worthy students in grades 7-12 at the class night program. The student that has improved the most in his particular subject will receive a gift of money. Also money from tbe membership can be used to help teachers with summer study. You are urged to attend this meeting and learn more of the activities planned for the year. and supply salesman. Business Data Processing-A one-year program _ or second year sequence to Clerical Studies. Students completing this program will be able to assume duties as: office machine operators, general clerical employees, key punch operators, punch\ card machine operators, wiring technicians, billing machine operators, .and bookkeepers, Carpentry-This course is designed to turn out students who will enter the job market as carpenters. Students in this program could enter any of the following arear: Framer, finish work, sheathing, siding, apprentice carpenter, jour- neyman, layout man, inspector, maintenance, bricklayer, tile setter, or roofer. Clerical Studi'es-A program designed for students who wish to work in officers as: Office machine operators, typists, receptionists, general office employees, file clerks or bookkeepers. Trade Electricity —' This course is for students who aspire to become elec- tricians. Students will have the chance to enter any of the following areas: electric motor repairman, electrical control assembler, apprentice, elec- trician's helper or electrician. Licensed Practical Nursing — This career op^- portunity is offered to Juniors and Seniors who meet the physical, scholastic, and emotional requirements as shown bypastrecords, pretesting and interview. The graduates of these classes are eligible for admission to The New York State Licensing Exam which, if successfully completed, will enable graduates to be employed in hospitals, nursing homes, industry, public health, and other areas of specialization in nursing. Agricultural Machines -- Students interested in agricultural machines come to school for two years - to take this course. Students will learn to maintain and repair farm machinery, lawn and garden equipment, recreation equipment and heavy construction equipment. Employment opportunities for these students will be as mechanics, partsment, salesman, and truck drivers for farm machinery dealerships, lawn and garden equipment dealerships, snowmobile dealerships and heavy equipment work. Cosmetology -r Youngsters.interested ini a career as a beautician will take this program. Students must get in' 1000 hours of in- struction before being able td take the state exam. Licensed beauticians can secure positions in any of the following areas: beauty operator, hair stylist, salon manager, sales demonstrator, cosmetic firm , representative, manicurist, wig and hairpiece stylist, or make-up technician. Maintanace Ser- vice- This course familiarized students with the following areas: carpentry, masonry, painting, landscaping, plumbing, heating , electricity; and small engine repair. Upon completion of the program, students can secure positions as building and 'or ground maintenance, or work for a general contractor. Quantity Food-Preparation and Administration -- A program designed for students; who desire a career in food preparation. Employment opportunities are- assistant chef, cook's helper, salad worker, short-order cook, caterer, pastry chef, cake icer, baker's helper, baker, food handler, pantry worker, sandwich maker, waiter or waitress, and cafeteria worker. Resort Services - is a multi-service course designed to provide training in several areas, such as: laundry service, family • service, chamber maid, short-order cook, soda fountains, operator, waitress, hostess, salad and sandwich makers, and other specialized kitchen work. Auto Body & Fender Repair-a course designed to instruct students in the fundamentals of automotive body repair, areas of study include: sheetmetal repair, welding, frame straightening, fiber glass, fill compounds, metal sanding, and automotive painting. Hepburn To Fete 79 Employes Wednesday Night Seventy-nine employes of Hepburn Hospital will be honored guests at an appreciation dinner \Wednesday evening. John Misorek, personnel director, is Chairman of the evening's program. Highlight of the evening will be the personal recognition by Sister Anne Therese, GNSH, administrator, of employes who will have completed 10 years or longer of service to the hospital by the end of 1971. Invited guests include 12 former employes who have retired under the retirement program that became ef- fective Aug. 1, 1969, and department heads. A social hour at 6:45 in the second floor sunroom will precede the dinner at 7:30 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria. Liquor Permits To Be Issued For New Years Year's Eve New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 1971 falls on a Friday and special all-night permits authorizing permittees to remain open through 8 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1, 1972 will be issued this year to on-premises licensees desiring them, the State Liquor Authority announced today. A fee of $20 (certified check or money order) must accompany each ap- plication. Applications for all-night permits may be obtained at all county alchoiic Deverage control boards and at all zone offices of the State Liquor Authority and must be filed no later than Dec. 15,1971 at the appropriate zone office, of the authority. Zone offices of the state 'liquor authority are located in the following cities: Zone I - 270 Broadway, New York, N.Y., 10007; Zone II - 855 Central Ave., Albany, N.Y., 12206; Zone JII -125 Main St., Buffalo, N.Y., 14203. OPEN HousE-Approximately 130 students and groups that toured the campus. Left to right: parents attended the Open House-at Mater Dei Anne Backus, Mary MacMartin, Mrs.. Gerald College, Sunday afternoon, Nov. 14, from 1 to 4 MacMartin and Mrs. Robert Backus, all of p.m. Pictured here is Sr. Virgo Fidelis, giving Ogdensburg. admissions information to one of the many You And Your Schools i i WHAT.DOES A BOMB SCARE MEAN TO THE OGDENSBURGSCHOOL DISTRICT???? To many people a bomb scare means nothing more than a day's vacation for students and teachers. and teachers However, nothing could be further from the truth as evidenced by last Monday's bomb liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin iiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiinn scare in particular. To begin with it was fortunate that the rural busses were held so\ that rural students could be put back on and sent home rather than standing out in the cold waiting for busses to be recalled. little thought is given to the fact that elementary students have to be sent home with the teachers and principal 0*&*t*' iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiini URGE ATTENDANCE AT MEETING Dear Editor This is just a final reminder to all Senior Citizens, 65 years of age or older, that they should make every effort to be present at this important meeting (to you) of the Ogdensburg Board of Education meeting to be held tonight at the OFA cafeteria at .8 p.m. There are, no doubt, many close friends or acquaintances, sons or daughters of these needy, and near poverty stricken senior citizens who should, not only, be at this meeting themselves to support this needed consideration for these old folks in need for this partial school tax redemption; but, try to make arrangements to fur- nish transportation to this meeting for the aging. Although I, Fred Kleemeier, age 72, am acting as one of the leaders, it is a social service to the needy. I hope never to be in need of the partial Tax redemption. I fully realize that it might raise my own real estate and school tax a few pennies a $i,000 to be able to give thef ew poverty stricken aged 65 or older a little consideration. Everyone should be in accord with this Partial Tax redemption. The subject or area that tops all of ten important subjects to be thoroughly discussed during the National White House Conference on Aging (Nov. 28- Dec. 2) is INCOME for the Aging. Followed by Health, Transportation, Education, and others to mention a few more. Therefore, in what better way, can we help our local Aging then by cutting their expenses thru the Partial Tax Redemption route, which could serve as a better income- in reverse. Since it will be impossible for most of those over 65 yrs. of age to qualify when filling out, a formal application, let's help those that need help, to make it possible to remain to live in their own home that they desire, rather than put them in a position where they would have to give up and move out. They are proud old folks and need this con- sideration, ' So towrt folks, let's help these old folks get to this important meeting, and be there yourselves to support their deserving cause. Sincerely, FredW. Kleemeier Edgar Ramie SUGGESTS MAYOR, COUNCILMAN BE PAID HALF Editor Dear Sir: This is my first letter \To the Editor\ and the reason I am provoked is because of the news release in Thursday's Journal stating that Mayor Byrnes laid a law on the table that could result in $3,500 per year for the Mayor's salary and $1000 per year for each .Alderman. Can someone answer these -questions so that I may understand? (1) Didn't the Charter state that there would be no salaries for elected of- ficials? (2) Didn't the voters mandate the Charter acceptance with a 6 to 1 majority? (3) Wasn't the NO salary for elected officials the main selling points to the voting citizens? minium iiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiillilllilllillllllllillllllllllllllllllllHI . (4) Weren't we told that $8000 of Aldermans salaries and $3500 Mayors salary would almost cover the cost of a City Manager? (5) Isn't the Mayors office supposed to be Honorary? (6) Weren't the official meetings reduced to once a month basis? (7) Didn't the Mayor accept nomination to that office fully knowing that the Charter stipulated NO salaries? . (8) Why weren't salaries mentioned during the recent campaign? .(9) Why did Alderman Kennedy evade questions regarding salaries at the forum sponsored by the Ogdensburg J.C.'s? (10) Are the salaries provided for in the budget? (11) My last question is \Who will vote for this?\ Obviously Mayor Byrnes will vote \yes\ as he is sponsoring the law. 1st ward - Alderman Herzog ad- vertised during the campaign that he would vote \no.\ 2nd ward - Alderman Kennedy will undoubtedy vote \yes\ now that he has 4 more years that the voters can forgive and forget, (see post script at end of letter). 3rd ward - Alderman Shoen was not a candidate for re-election and it has been rumored that he does not favor salary which could be a potential \No vote.\ • 4th ward - Alderman Cole a Republican was appointed by a democratic controlled Council to fill the unexpired term of Alderman Montroy Who resigned. Is this the tie breaking vote? Was this a condition of ap- pointment? In \Kelly Comments\ there was an endorsement for the Mayors salary but absolutely ho mention of a salary for alderman, Why? Again it looks, like we will be told with very little opportunity to voice • ob- jection. A public hearing, sure but it won't really do any good. Lets arbitrate, seeing as how City Hall will win, why-not consider a 50 per cent settlement _of $1750 for the Mayor and $500 for an Aldermans salary. Surely with the City Manager han- dling financing and basic public com- plaints the work load of elected officials has decreased proportionally. Thank you for letting me be heard and I would appreciate being signed. Aggravated P.S, In the Ogdensburg Journal issue of November 1st the day before election there was a picture o\f Mayor Byrnes and Councilman Kennedy along with another Democratic Candidate, in an advertisement it stated and I quote Mayor Byrnes \Democratic Coun- cilman agreed to run without salary - where does this leave Alderman Ken- nedy? Harold J. LeBeau 116 Jersey Ave. i Ogdensburg, N.Yt CHRISTMAS DRIVER POTSDAM, N.Y. (AP) — €larkson College of Technology students and needy local youngsters won't be caught out in the cold this Christmas. The college's Society of Scabbard and Blade already has picked up arid is repairing eight trucklo'ads of toys for' Christmas- distribution through the Potsdam Neighborhood Center. i having no way of knowing whether or not the parents or a responsible adult are in the house. What about working parents or parents who have gone on a trip for the day? We are indeed for- tunate that no elementary student has been hurt or encountered a problem as yet to our knowledge. But this could happen. The instructional program is seriously interrupted in these cases. The secon- dary scheduling is hampered as are teachers' plans. Consider too, the cafeteria plans /wherein food is generally being prepared and many times has to-be disposed of. The elementary milk program is also greatly affected. Athletic events have to be cancelled aiid re-scheduled. ClerieaLsecretarial work falls behind schedule. On Monday, several company representatives, that had been awaited for 2-3 weeks tried to find someone at the main office only to discover the bomb, scare, locked doors etc. These company men were due here to help solve problems with new facilities arid equipment. Because they couldn't locate personnel due to the evacuation Of the building the\ school system will have to wait until they can schedule another visit - hence inconvenience, wasted time and money. When bomb scares occur oh Tuesday or Thursday, the George Hall elementary children lose the services of the Potsdam Tutorial Team for a day- . again a loss of time, money and in- structional progress. The list could go on and on. The teachers and administrators have been notified that the 2 days will be made up either at Thanksgiving, Christmas, spring vacation or Easter. Therefore, holiday plans have to be disrupted. It would seem that a verv severe penalty should be asked for anypiie involved in a bomb scare in view of the many complications outlined. OCTOBER FUNDING ALBANY, N.Y. (AP),— The State University at Albany has reported that $120,326 in sponsored funding was received By the university during October. The New York State Narcotic Addiction Control Commission made the largest grant of the month-^$38,631 for a drug education program oh the campus. Record Amount Being Spent On Homes In SLC NEW YORK-Homeowners in St. Lawrence County are spending a record amount these days On the maintenance and improvement of their property. Li the past year alorie, their ex- penditure for alterations, additions, repairs and general upkeep came to approximately $15,173,000, the figures indicate. This is\' distinct from theit normal week-to-week operating ex- penses. The estimate is based upon a sampling survey of dwellings in all sections of the country, made by the Department of Commerce, and upon data from other sources. The finding is that the average ex- penditure for residential upkeep and improvement in St. Lawrence County's regional area was about $413 per housing unit. Throughout the United States as a whole it Was $297. Most homeowners, it is noted, spend considerably more than the annual average in certain years, When major repairs' or improvements are called for. In other years they get along with smaller outlays. The scope of the home improvement trend is to be seen in the government's overall figures. They show that some $14.8 billion was spent in that direction in the past year. This, was $1.2 billion more than in the prior year. As for homeowners iri St. Lawrence County, how did they spend their $i5ii73,000 portion of this total? In general^ it is shown, about 60 percent of their expenditures were for additions, alterations\ and im- provements. The other 40 percent went for repairs and upkeep. Nearly half of this amount was for pain ting aiid decora ting. The re'st.was for plumbing, roofing, heating and miscellaneous. Local merchants selling lumber, hardware and other building, supplies have been profiting by this upsurge in home refurbishing. The turn in that direction is attributed to the fact that many families who would, ordinarily, have been moving into newer houses, at this stage; have been unable td do so. They have been hampered by the shortage of houses on the market, by the high cost of those that are available and by the prevailing interest rates on mortgages. i It&yno To Lay Off 125 At Massena Plant MASSENA—About 125 people will be furloughed at the St. Lawrence Reduction plant, Reynolds Metals Co., when the second half of the Number 2 potline is shut down. Reynolds closed the first half of the line at the end of September and 50 persons were affected. A spokesman for Reynolds said the action is part of a continuing effort to keep the aluminum supply^emand situation in balance. Any action to reactivate the potlines will hinge upon the extent of im- provement in the supply^demand structure, the spokesman- said. The spokesman said the company looks upon the Massena potline closing as a temporary move as it does action taken at other Reynolds Reduction Plants. Reynolds Metals has made cutbacks at five of their seven plants. The\ September and November cut- backs will reduce the work force at the St. Lawrence plant to around 625. The .peak employment figure was 800 per- sops. Reynolds Metals furnishes molten aluminim for the nearby Chevrolet, General Motors operation. The potline shut down will not affect the GM operation. Oct; 30,1971 WRIGHT - A daughter, Kerry Ann, 7 lbs., 5 ozs., born at 10:33 p.m. to Ben and Christine King Wright of 942 Franklin' St., city. Oct. 311,1971 LEAMY .- A daughter, Christine Marie, 6 lbs., 4 ozs.; born at 8:26 p.m. to Ward and Virginia Evans Leamy, Jr., of Rte. 3, city. • Nov. 2,1971 SHEPPARD - A son, Scott James, 6 lbs., ozs., born at 12:21 p.m. to Edwin and Kathleen Havens Sheppard of Heuvelton. 6 lbs., 12 ozs., born at 6:52 p.m. to Robert and Verha Wolff\$chwartz of Canton, RELYEA - A daughter, Ann Marie, 5 lbs., 4 ozzs., born at 5:36 p.m. to Richard ati'd Cherry Matthie Relyea of \Norwood. 1M6v.3;i971 v -s SCHWARTZ - A son, Benhamin Israel, DAILEY - A son, Matthew Phillip, 8 lbs.; 1 oz.i born at 2:55 p.m. to Phillip and Phyllis Pearson Dailey of 52i Patterson St., city. Nov. 4,1971 ADAMS - A daughter, Jill Patricia, 6 lbs., 8 ozs.j born at 3:35 a.m. to James and Doreeh Boardway Adams of 512 Morris St., city. Nov. 5,1971 SIMZER - A daughter, Stephanie Lynn, 6 lbs., 2 ozs., bom at 6:59 a.m. to Gene and Dbhna ABbf id Simzer of 318 . Judson St., city. BELL.- A daughter, Julia Marie, 9 lbs., boi-nat 2:08p.m. to John and Irene Mahon Bell of 311 Seymour St., city RELY ON YOUR FRIENDLY KINNEY PHARMACIST EVERYTHING GOOD FOR BABY OGDENSBURG SEAWAY CENTER OPEN SUNDAYS KINNEY ^ DRUGS PRESCRIPTION PHAtMACilS

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