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The Massena observer. (Massena, St. Lawrence County, N.Y.) 1897-1989, September 12, 1967, Image 7

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Wild Turkey Season Set t Eastern New York's wild turkey season will fun Oct. 2 - 8 in Delaware, Greene, Otsego apd Schoharie Counties, the State Conservation Department announced. A free, special permit is re- quired for the week - long sea- son in addition to a 1967-68 Registration Days Can Be From 8 to 4 Secretary of State John P. 5*>menzo has announced that counties under permanent per- sonal registration this year for the; first time may reduce^ the number of r local registration eight to , four, pro- davs from viding the Board of. Elections registers a minimal 50 per cent of the voters during the cen- tral registration period. The reduction was provided in a bill, sponsored by Lomen- zo to effect a saving of monies for the counties in the state, adopted\ in the last session of the Legislature. ' Lomenzo,. chief admisistra- tive officer of the state's elec- tion machinery, noted, how- ever, that a resolution must be approved by the; -Board of Sui pervisors and a certified copy filed with the Secretary o f State's office by no less than three weeks prior to the first day of local registration. Resolutions, to date, have been received froin seven coun- ties—€ayuga,Delaware, Lev- ingston, Greene, Orange, \Wy- oming and Yates. . \I congratulate these coun- tjes for' the.intensive voter.reg- istration campaigns they con- ducted and ? indications . have been received by my office that there will be other coun- ties throughout-the-state- which will qualify for the same reduc- tion of local \regis t r a t i o n days,\ Lomenzo said. He reiterated his appeal that every, qualified voter register this year in order that he or she will be eligible Jo vote in the November, election. Lomenzo pointed out that while this is- generally consid- ered an off-year election \this Fall's balloting is especially important since New York vot- ers will be asked to approve the recommendations of . the State Constitutional Conven- tipn which will present a new Constitution;\—; --' —•\\'\ The amended election law requires .that, beginning with the general election in 1967, all elections in the state shall be held under the system .of Permanent tjon. Personal Regdstra- While almost 1$ percent of the voters in the state have been^casting- ballots —u n-d-er ion-flazard,Head^ursing-Pe PPR by local option, Lomenzo reported that over- 40 of the 62 counties in the state are adopt- ing PPR for the first time this year by mandate of the Legis- lt^\ ' pro* h lature^ Under Elections Law visions, the residents of these counties' must register in per- sdh to be eligible to vote in November. Thereafter their registration will remain in ef- fect so long as they vote at least once, in every two years and reside at the same ad- dress. He also noted that the orig- inally scheduled registration ; dcys were amended \by legis- lation in deference to Jewish religious holidays; - Any registration day which was scheduled lor Oct. 5 and Oct.: 6 has been changed to Oct. 9 and Oct. 3, respectively. It was Lomenzo who, also, recently announced that ! > \Headlines\- will appear over the proposition and two pro- jx>sed Constitutional amend- ments on the voting machine so that they will be readily identified by the voter. This will speed the voting process on election day, he said. Robert Markum, Richard LaPoint, Marine Training Two area men are going through recruit training at Par- ris Island, S. C, a. Marine Corps Recruit Depot. They are Pvt. Robert B. Markum, son of Mr. and Mrs. r Anthony S. Markum, Main St., Norfolk; and Pvt. Richard D. LaPoint, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. LaPoint, Route 1, Norwood. Upon arrival at the Depot's receiving barracks, new re- cruits are processed, issu e d Marine uniforms and equip- ment used in training, and re- ceive first military haircut. They are then placed in a training platoon wkh other new recruits, and leave the barracks to begin formal Ma- rine training under the close guidance of Drill Instructors, or \D.I.'s\. Until they gradu- ate, eight weeks after entering \boot camp\ these seasoned Non - Commissioned Marines t wily guide and supervise their progress in physical condWon- ing and development, rifle markmanship, and other skills which must be mastered to be * Marine. small game hunting license. Applications for a permit will be accepted from Sept. 14 through Oct. 4 by mail or in person. Correspondence should be addressed to: Regional Game Manager, New York State Conservation Depart- ment, Stamford, N. Y. 12167. An applicant must submit .his name, address and registration number from his 1967-68 small game hunting license. This marks the fifth consecu- tive, wild turkey season in the Catskill section of the state. In 1967 one hunter in 24 took a turkey. - Prospects for the 1967 sea- son, according to . regional game manager John J. Wha-' len, are \brighter than a year ago.\ More broods have been spotted and, despite • a wet summer season, ..survival has,, been good. However, because turkey hunting requires a great deal of skill, few hunters are expected to come away with a Thanksgiving Day trophy. Permits and an attached questionnaire must be returned to the Department's Stamford office following the close of the season. In addition, a hunter fortunate enough to kill a tur- key is required to send in one leg of the bird so the age arid sex of the bird may be de- termined. . - Because the Department is keeping close tabs on the suc- cess of its program to estab- lish turkeys in the eastern part of the state, some birds have been banded while others have miniature radios attached. Successful hunters are request- ed to turn in vices. A $10 all.research de- reward will be paid upon surrender of a transmitter. ;. Nurses: \ Set Meetings atertown Dr. Mildred S. Schmidt, R.N., executive secretary, Boafd of Examiners of the State Ed- ucation Department, will be guest speaker at an aU day session conducted by District 6 of the New York State Nurses Association on September 14 at the Hotel Woodruff, Water- town. • She will discuss The Trends in Nursing EducaMon__aMJts effect onTThe\ community. Dr. Schmidt has^served-as- consul- tant for Associate Degree Pro- gram in- Nursing for the Na- tional League for Nursing, and as associate ki nursing edu- cation for the State, Education Department. A panel discussion period is planned for the afternoon. Pan- el members will include Mar- partehent Mohawk Vail e y Community College; Eileen Mc- Quaid, chairman, Department of Nursing, Hudson CommutK ity College; l Margaret Sovie, it Educational Director and Co- ordinator Upstate Medical Cen- ter Hospital; George Nuffer, Administrator Lewis County Genecal Hospital; and Henry ment Watertown High School. Registration and coffee hour will be\ at 9:30 a.m. Luncheon reservations can be made with Mrs. Helen P. Lucas, House of the Good Samaritan School of Cursing, -Watertown by September 10th. The public is invited to attend the session. St. Lawrence Graduate Wins ,000 for Book . Canton — A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of St. Lawrence Uni- versity who combines literary and homemakjng careers has won a major prize for her first book.., Mrs. Norah .McFariane Per- ez of Youngstown, N.Y. has earned a $1,000 award for her novel .entitled \Strange Sum- mer in Strattord.\ It has been selected by little, Brown & Company for its 1967 Canadian children's book award. Theme of the novel is a young girl's impressions of the Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ont. The young author was grad- uated cum laude from St. Law- rence in 1955 where she met her husband, Louis J. Perez, a Niagara Falls attorney. They have three sons. Mrs. Perez is the daughter <k Leslie McFariane who'wrote the Hardy Boys books under the pen name of Franklyn W. Dxon, a series which has sold more than 12,000,000 copies. He has lectured at St. Lawrence. Her brother, Brian McFar- iane, was a hockey star at St. Lawrence and is now a sports- caster for the Canadian Broad- casting Company toi Toronto. When she was sixteen years old, Mrs. Perez sold her first short story. Five of her stories have been adapted and pre- sented by CBC television, one of which was also produced by Alfred Hitchcock in his seriea. Antarctica's guins reverse emperor courtship pen- cus- toms, the females take the in- itiative and the bate the eggs. STATE MOOSE PRESIDENT ENTERTAIN- ED. Ray Hotelling, Jamestown, was enter- tained by Massena Lodge 1110, Loyal Or- der of Moose, and Massena Chapter 729, Women of the Moose, recently. Front row, John Hannay, James Onimet, State Presi- dent Hotelling, Mrs. Hotelling, William La- vair, Louis Seguin. Standing, Carl Cappiel- Jo, Dwight Rollins, Edward Dupree, Mrs. Louetla Robideau, John D. Morrison, Floyd Mitchell, Earl Weller. J. Burch McMorran Named Head Of New Transportation Department By Governor NelsoiTRocEefeHeF Governor Rockefeller has an- nounced the appointment of J. Burch McMorran as 'Commis- sioner, of the new Department of Transportation, effective September 1, 1967. He, also an? nounced the appointment of E. Burton Hughes as Executive Deputy Commissioner and Bayard, S. Forster as Metro- politan'\ Deputy Commissioner. The hew Department of Transportation was recam- mended-by-the Governor; who proposed the hew Department as. a means of assuring com- prehensive transportation plan- ning and the development of unified and balanced transpor- tation systems ki the State. It is authorized under Chapter 717 of the Laws of 1967. The Department of Transpor- tation wiM for the first time bring together all transporta- tion planning and-development in New York State and will as- sure an over-all State policy for, transportation with appro- priate priorities developed for each mode of \transportation The organization blueprint pro- vides a structure for the for- mulation and updating of a statewide master transporta- tion plan that will lead to the development of a comprehen- sive and. balanced transporta- tion system serving the people and businesses in all areas of the State. This will be based uponsfife continuation and ex- tension, of the comprehensive upstate urban transportation studies which are under way in six major urban areas and 15 others -which have been fi- nanced, in part, with Federal funds. The plan provides for a strengthened working relation- ship in transportation matters between the State and local operation with the newly es- tablished Federal Department of Transportation and regional and interstate bodies such as the Tri-State Transportation Commission, the new Metro- politan Transportation Authori- ty and the Port of New York Authority. The new agency will worlf doseJy with the New York State Office of Planning Coordination to ensure that transportation planning is con- sistent with other physical economic and social planning of the State. . In addition to these pioneer- ing steps, the Department of Transportation will consolfttete. the following existing agencies and programs: — The State Office of Trans- portation with responsibilities for transportation program de- velopment and lor relation- ships with Federal regulatory agencies. — The Bureau of Aviation of the Commerce Departme n t with responsibilities for the promotion- of airports and air routes. — The State Traffic Commis- sion with responsibilities for highway safety standards. — The Department of Public Works with responsibilities for highway projects, canals and other waterways. — The Division of Architec- ture, now in the Department of Public Works, will be trans- ferred to the Office of General Services. Flood and beach ero- sion control responsibilities of the present Department of Public Works will be trans- ferred to the Conservation De- partment. In making the announ c e- ment, Governor Rockefell e r emphasized the importance of the $2.5 bUMon transportation bond issue authorized by the 1967 New York State Legisla- ture. The bond issue which re- quires approval of the voters at a referendum in November will make possible the develop- ment of a transportation sys- tem that will benefit males faicu- zens and businesses all citi- of the State. Passage of the bond is- sue will assure, the following: Highway funds amounting to $1.25 billion will be used for construction and -improvement of State highways, parkways and urban arteriafe. Mass transportation funds-, of $1 billion will enable the State to assist communities in such areas^ as improvements to un- ban and suburban• bus -sys- tems, development of rapid transiLsystems_in major met- ropolitan areas and' construc- tion of convenient transporta- tion terminals. . Two hundred and fifty mil- lion dollars for aviation de- velopment will provide urgent- ly needed funds to improve ex- isting airports and build new ones, including small airports to accommodate private planes near upstate industrial areas. Under the leadership of the Commissioner and the Execu- tive Deputy Commissioner, the Department will include the following subdivisions: '— A Planning and Develop- ment group headed by a p ty,—Commissioner^ Working through the Departments 10 district offices, this new unit will immediately begin formu- lating a Statewide transporta- tion system involving . all modes- of transportation.' — A New York Metropolitan Area Office which will provide liaison with all Metropolitan H ngamei a a, including those of the^City of New York. * Four ltae_ Divisions which ilt also work through the De- partment's ten district; offices: — Design and Construction to design and construct highways and provide engineering serv- ices for the design, construc- tion and supervision for .other transportation facilities such as airports and transportation -ter- minals. — Maintenance which will maintain transportation facili- ties including highways and the Barge Canal. — Traffic-Engineering and Safety which will, be respon- sible for reflecting traffic en- gineering and highway safety standards in the design of high- ways,, furnishing traffic engi- neering advice and assistance to local governments, assuring that signs, signals and other control devices are compatible with Federal standards, and conducting research in traffic engineering. — Real Property which will be responsible for conducting an orderly program for the acquisition and management of property for transportat i o n use. . Four Assistant Commission- ers will head staff units that wiM .assist -the Commissioner in managing and evaluating the Department's programs and will provide necess a r y support services: The Assistant fc Management Commissioner and Finance will be responsible for foster- ing management improvement through the use of advanced management techniques and assuring that allocation of funds fi&operations and ca tal projects are in line with policies and priorities. The Assistant Commissioner for Manpower Relations will for planning and be and Employ e e responsible developing effective personnel policies and assuring that effective employ- ee relations are achieved. The Assistant Commissioner for Legal Affairs will be re- sponsible for providing legal advice and services to the Commissioner. , The Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs will be re- sponsible for a vigorous com- munications program that will ffectively reach citizens, busi- nesses and local governments of the State. Mr. McMorran service employee is a career of the De- partment of Public Works, who has been in State service since 1922 except for four years while he served with the Arm- ed Forces during World War II. Mr. McMorran, a native-of the Village of Fine in St. Law- rence County, received his civil engineering ^Jegree—at- -Syra- cuse University in 1922. He 'be- gan his employment with the State . Department 1 ' of Pubft Works while still iff~collegi and has advanced through th ranks, becoming Chief Engi neer of the Department of Pub lie-Works in\ November 1948. He became Chief Engineer of the New York State Thruway Authority in 1950 and in 1954 became Chief Engineer for the State Power Authority. He was appointed Superintendent of TJMc Works in November 1958 and took office\ on Janu- ary 1, 1959. Mr. McMorran has. wide association and member- ship among professional high- way- and public works groups including the Association of Highway Officials, Americ a n Assmrifliion of\State Highwa; Officers, the Highway _Re- search~Boarcr anjcTThe Ameri- can Road Builders Association. Mr. McMorran is married tc the former Miss ftuth Trett and has two sons and eight grandchildren. He lives at East Acres \tat Troy. • •Mr. E. Burton Hughes joined the Department of Publi Works in 1925 as a Junior Civil Engtoeerr'He\~became Deputy Superintendent of the* Depart- ment in 1952 and has served continuously in this capacity since that time. During World War H, Mr. Hughes^seryed_with the Corps of Engineers, and returned tc State service' in Decembei 1945. .\„ Mr. Hughes is a graduate of RensselaerJBolytechnic—Inslt tute and is married-to th former Jane Williams, with whom he resides in Delmar, New York! Mr. Forster has. served as Director of the Office of Trans- portation since 1963, after hav- ing served as Deputy Director from 1961. \Mr. Forster is a graduate of Harvard, with a degree in gov- ernment. He served in the Air Force in the South Pacific dur- ing World War H. From 1954 to 1956 Mr. For- ster. served as Executive Offi- cer of the U. S. Operations Mission to Lebabon and later as consultant to the Director of the Near East-South Ask Divi- sion of I.C.A. He was gradu- ated from the Foreign Servic Institute's mid-career course ir foreign affairs and later serv- ed as a private management consultant. Mr. Forster is a member o the State Recreation Council and of the Tri-State Transpor- tation Commission. Mr, Forster resides with his wife, the former Clare Chan- ter, and four children in Gar- rison, New York. Equipment Operator Exam Set The Board of U. S. Civil Ser- rice Examiners, Saint Law- rence Seaway Development Corporation, at Massena, New York, announced an open com- petitive examination for heavy equipment mechanic (opera- tor). The register established as a result of this examination will be used to fill vacancies when they occur at the St. Lawrence Seaway Development, Corpor- ation .Vacancies in other fed- eral agencies may also be fil- led from the list of eligibles staWished under ' this announcement. Starting salary the St. Law- Development Corporation is $3.55 per hour. There will be no written test, but applicants must have the amount and type of experience described in examination an- nouncement No. NY-92-1 (67). It may be obtained from the Board of U. S. Civil Service Examiners, St. Lawrence Sea- way Development^Corporation, Seaway Circle, Massena, New York, and from most post of- fices. - Tne»day, September Vt, 1M7 Miwent. N. V. OkmtU 7 ATC, Canton Announces Area Students The Agricultural and Tech- nical College at Canton, has accepted a new list of area students, as announced by Charles 0. Holland, director of admissions. From Massena, enrolled in Accounting, Ire John P. Ken- nedy and Patrick G. M&ttice; Air Lee Conditioning: and Donald tor positions at rence Seaway Joseph R. R. O'Neil; Banking Insurance and Real Estate: James K. Roife; Busi- ness Administration: Alfred C. Boulos, George M. Bourdon; Engineering Science; John A. Richter; Electrical Technolo- gy: Gregory P. Morin; Secre- arial Science: Carol R. Cook. From Norwood, enrolled in Conditioning Technolo g y , Robert C. McKenty and Air are Robert,M. Palmer. From Hopkinton, Dean R. Woodward enrolled in Hotel Technology,; • , 4th Dorm Contract Let At Canton \' ' nounced the award of a $i.i million contract for construc- tion of a fourth 200 student ca- pacity dormitory for the State University Agricultural and Technical College at Canton. \This dormitory, to be lo- cated to the south of the exist- ing dining hall on the new cam- pus, is to be available for stu- dents in January 1969 and it will be constructed by.A. Friederich & Sons, Inc. of Ro- chester under a contract aWarded by the Dormitory Au- thority,\ Governor said. Rockefeller \This new addition^ Jo the €anton—rafflpus~wiinbe similar in architectural r design to-the three 200-student dormitor i e s and the 500-seat dining hall Which have already been com- pleted on the slopes rof the campus which - fronts on the Girasse River,\ Governor Rockefeller explained. \Recently College official! began moving into the new Ad- sited oh the crown of the hill. At the present time some $9 million in construction is under way on the campus as part of an $18 million physical expan- sion -program.~Nearly $6 mil- lion worth of facilities have al- ready been completed. \Being completed for student use this academic year is a Library^—ah—Industrial-Te Planning— — Grant $4^,730 Is Approved Approval of a $47,730 grant to help & four-county area of northeastern New York plan for economic growth has been announced-by the Econom i c Development' Administrat i o n, U. S. j Department of Com- Seaway Traffic WEDNESDAY SEPT. • Upbqund — Olympic Pearl, Liberia, 576; ByUefjeU, Nor- way, 435; Sueanne Fritzen, of Germany, 532; Prkises Anna, Flollflhd, 361; La Plata Mara, apan, 496; Wiarton, Canada, 602; and Four Private Launch- es. ..-\'\\••' ' •\ ' Downbound — Paul Lor e n i luss, Germany, 446; Orient rranapbrter, Qfeece, 453; Or- ient .Explorer, Greece, 525; the Polydora, Greece, 363; HMCS lipigori, Canada, 366; HMCS :ootenay, Canada, 366; Bin- tang, Holland, 462; CSL G a n- net, Canada, 32; Ravnaas, of Norway, 476; Kan, Canada, at 142; Thornhill, Canada, 552; and five private launches., THURSDAY, SEPT, 7 . Upbound — Norbega, Nor- way, 524; Cason J. Callaway, S., 647: Solin, Yugoslavia, at' 348; Prins Phillip Willem, Hol- land, 435; Aknetjevsk, Russia, 157; USCG Franklin, U. S., «3r Jypress, J'iorway, 508; Ameri- can, U. S., 84; Ternefjell, of Norway, 297} Flensburg, Ger-\ line, U. S., 134; and thre epri- ate launches. - ' Downbound — USCG Frank- lin, U. S., 83; Aurania, Britain, 368; USCG White Lupine, of S., 134; Leon Fraser, U. S. 640; San Giorgio, Italy, at 466; South American, U.S., at 321; , Jacqueline, France, at 384;.. and five private launches; The funds were requested by the Black River - St. Lawrence Economic Development. _Cont mission, Inc., Canton, an or- ganization-now forming an eco- nomic development district. The proposed district in- cludes the counties of Frank- lin, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence. Two of these — Franklin and St. Lawrence — have beerf designated by- EDA as redevelopment areas, be- cause of high unemployment. the EDA grant will enable the development commission to survey the assets and needs of the four-county area, and pre- pay an Overall Economic De- velopment-Programr-The-conF mission will also draw upjffi- oritie? for development pro- jects and will help coordinate development programs operat- ing in the. area. The goal will be to expand job opportunities and increase income in the four-county area Total cost of the project will be $63,735. In addition to the EDA grant, the commission whichTs will provide |16#05 in services and facilities. Planning grants are one form of assistance under the Public Works and Economic Develop- ment Act. In addition, the EDA program provides public works grants and loans, loans and technical business assistance. Beauty Salon PHONE 764-0601 Tfiis Football Season —Make Beauty your Goal! \~.~9.\ . . 17.50 Blanche Perm 9.75 Use Your Charge Account \ Z~. Appointment Not Always Necessary car-BuHding, a Student Activi- ties Building, an Administra-1 tion Building, a Service Group/ facility, and a Physical Educa-1 tion Building.\ The construction of the fa-1 cilities at the Agricultural and Technical College at Canton is I part of the multi-billion dollar physical expansion program for the entire State University which is being directed by ihl State University Construction Fund. This organization was established in 1962 by the Leg- islature upon the recommenda- tion of Governor Rockefeller to expedite the construction of fa- cilities to meet the.State Uni- versity's Master Plan require-1 ments. •-. Harte Haven Shopping Center Rt. 37; Massena, N. y. GOSSARD KEEPS AMERICA BEAUTIFUL - IN ANSWER-DEB Larry E^ Dumas Completes Navy Basic Training San Diego (FHTNC) - Sea- man Recruit Larry E. Dumas, USN, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl A. Dumas of 75 Parker Ave., Maseena, has been grad- uated Navy from basic nine weeks training at of the Naval Training Center here. In the first weeks of his naval service, he studied mili- tary subjects and lived and worked under conditions simi- lar to those he will encounter on bis first ship or at his first shore station. In making the transition from civilian life to Naval serv- ice, he received instruction under veteran Navy petty of- ficers. He studied seamanship, as well as survival techniques, military drill and other sub- jects. NROTC Exam Applications Due Nov. 17 Vice Admiral B. J. Senunes, I Jr., Chief of Naval Personnel, has announced that the 22nd annual national examination for competit i v e the regu 1 a r naval reserve officers training corps (NROTC) will be given | on Dec. 9, .1967. The regular NROTC program I prepares a young man for a I Navy or Marine Corps com- mission while he is studyi n g at one of 52 civilian colleges. All tuition, fees, uniforms, and books are furnished by the Navy, and the student receives $50.00 per month subsiste nee allowance for not more than four years. During the sum- mers between academic years, the student participates ki in- teresting at-sea training peri-1 ods as a midshipmen. After successfully completing a bac- calaureate level college course he is commissioned in the reg-| ular Navy.or Marine corps. Eligible high school seniors] and graduates should submit! their applications before Nov. 17, 1967. Application forms are I available . from high school! counselors or from the N a v y [ Recruiting Station, Poet Office I Building, Potsdam, N.Y. or by calling 285-7130 today. Season after season one fashion feet remains unchanged. Tummies ore fashionable when they're flat. Gossard's Answer-deb was designed to flatten tummies. Inner bands hold up and In, flatten and ; Of lightweight nylon, rubber and rayon power rat wMi « stretch back panel of acetate, cotton and rubbe/ elastic. Long leg pantie In White or Black, P-S-KW-Xl M% Flair bra of nylon crepe tricot hat poly«jter flberflffj nylon and lycra* spandex power ns* Black and aborted colors. A 3M6, B & C J

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