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The Greenwich journal and Fort Edward advertiser. (Greenwich, N.Y.) 1924-1969, June 20, 1968, Image 1

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Commencement Speakers • . ..... . .BfTtJE AUSTIN KATHY SHERIN Sunday afternoon, June 23, more 'than 75 seniors at the Greenwich central school will receive their high school diplq- . mas from Norman W. Allen, •president of the board of edu- : cation. T h e traditional com- ,-mencenient exercises,. the 91st for the Greenwich school sys­ tem , will be held in the high school .auditorium at 2:30 p.m. -The five top honor students | Of the class Will be the principal f speakers. They are' Vicki Per­ kins, Bette'Austin, Kathy Sher- i-in, Gail I>avis and George Allen. Tlieir tallcs will be based on a quotation by Socrates in Bare­ foot in Athens: '‘\Let me give more' tFaifr get.'Tovc; riiore'thah I hate, and think more of living than of having lived.\ William D. White, high school |-T>finci]Sal, will give a salute to the seniors, and.E. F. Snyder, district principal, will make the -presentation of awards. Rev. Donald R. McLeod, pastor of the United church, will give the invocation and benediction. The •Greenwich high school senior band will play during the pro­ gram. Following the exercises the new graduates will form a re­ ceiving line in the front corri­ dor of the high school. Pictures of 78 G.C.S. Seniors on Pages 4 —B & 5—B Miss Kuzmich Leaves To Stay with Turkish \■Sailing from NewYorirtomor= row ■will be Beverly Kuzmich, who has -bCen selected by Amer- SprviCP Tnt-T-rpntinnttl to spend the summer in Turkey as part of tlie Americans Abroad program. Beverly will be ac­ companied to New York by her mother, Mrs. Harry Kuzmich of Easton, and her grandmother, Mrs. Mary McClosky of Troy and Herkimer. Beverly was nom­ inated by the local AFS chapter last November and received notice last week that she had been selected to participate and that her destination would be Turkey. During the nine-day Atlantic crossing to Rotterdam, the stu­ dents will receive language training and orientation to life in the country where they will spend the summer. Although this training will necessarily be brief, the goal is to enable the students to adjust as quickly as possible and enter into many aspects of the life of their host family. From Rotterdam, Bev­ erly will fly to Istanbul with he in the c|ty o f JSalikesir, which has a population o f about 6tQ00.. It is locatechrr Hi e western part of Asia Minor, a few miles in­ land from fiie Aegean sea. Her companion for tlie summer will be 16-year-old Saiziye Soyyili- raaz. Saziye is the youngest 0f three children, although her two older brothers, both in their twenties, are no longer living at home. She describes her fath­ er’s occupation as official of post The family is Moslem. Saziye's interests include music and sports, and visits to the cinema and seaside are indicated as summertime family activities. Beverly will taJfe with her a let­ ter of official greetings from J\ta-yor—John Crozier of Green­ wich, which she hopes to be able to present to the mayor of Balikesir. After what promises to be a fascinating .summer, Bev will return to the United States by plane about September 1. Dur­ ing the coming year, when she will be a senior at Greenwich central school, she hopes to be .-I' r „ It t; W \pay vr|la§§, tases, ’ -v$|pwt penalty, aJjd starting JIoji4?y the village^clerk’s office will be open during the noon hour for the convenience of taxpayers. Voters of the Greenwich central - school district will -be asked to elect a trustee for a five-year term, ’approve a budget for the 1968-69 school year, authorize the purchase of two •new school bases, and approve the purchase of about four acres of land at the annual school meeting Tuesday, July 9, at 8 ®JO. ' ' ....... . The term of Norinart WTAE len as member of the board of education expires this year. A candidate, to have: his name ap­ pear on-the' -ballot at the July 9 election must have a nomi­ nating petition Med with the clerk of the board -by next Tu.es- ta d s s t is now '. rf O f e e w W »J!l being completed for presenta- oegin its summer - youjh^ pro- tion at the meeting and eopiesf gram -next Monday under the of Tire’-badger- w ftlbe arvaitefofe at the district clerk’s office by Jiiljf 2. They will also be dis­ tributed, a t the school meeting. The vote on tlte purchase of the two school biases will be a separate proposition. The esti­ mated cost of the buses is not to exceed $37,000. The question of purchasing the property will require an­ other vote. The board of educa­ tion proposed to purchase for net exceeding $16,000 from George S. Lindsay Sr. about four acres of land adjacent to the* present school property and fac­ ing partly on Woo»dlarwn avenue. The $16,000 for this purchase would be taken from funds ear­ marked for site improvement in the $1,352,000 iond issue auth­ orized by tlie district >voters last year. This raearas that there would be no added tax for this expenditure, Dies WJien Hit * 1 v '..4 -aimticfti' ~ Jehff /-Ttt year’s prograin': will '/.include baseball for ajl a.ges4' ^l&’'sqft* ball, tennis,’ archery, fiighlt bas­ ketball, arts arid * crafts- and swimming. | ’ . Baseball \yill start next Mon*, day at 9 o’clock for; all boys interested- The boys will, be divided lixto as many agegroups as needed. This program i? in­ tended for the boy who enjoys playing the game without pres­ sure from caches, managers and parents. Richard Worthing-, .................... f 2 . ‘r E(r ^fomsin '3rd, 14 son' _ an4 Mrs, mojid H, Goman of the Green- wich'Schuylerville road, was __ injured Saturday evening when struck by an automobile while, walking on the highway near his home in the town of Easton, The accident occurred abo^lO $Ln£. . Apc$r<Jing to Sheriff Theo-. dore T, Buckley, who investigat­ ed,the accident, Raymond and a classmate, Douglas McQuade, 12S, of Greenwich, who had been at the . Washington county fair­ grounds* Were walking on the right< hand side of the road \yKrcLGreenwich. •Ejjjan'Cis. J. 'Hughes, 19,’ of Greenwich, Was driving \toward i4hv-~^- -told--the sheriS that^s , ear teaiaje- toward luna with its headlights on high beariii He was ‘ blinded for a sfe6pnc( by*' the lights, pulled slightly to fho 'right io avoid tJie,;%proa&hlng. car, saw the twowqoys v'at tlae roadside and V/to! the left, trying to ___ _ them .. Thft Hughes can- struck .Hay, who was oh the out­ side. j>oug, who was beside him on this inside, escaped, injury. Rjdin'g with Hughes, were D^vidLaFrenier, Stephen Wan­ ned arid ‘Joseph Kirk Jr. o*f Greenwich, Kirk received am injury to the right elbow. The three--passengers substantiated the report bf the accident. In- The long-awaited Washington County Volunteer Firemen’s as­ sociation parade .went' off right on schedule last Saturday after- noon, It was sat for 2 o’clock, and the escort unit was ready to move at that time. An hour or so before people-began lining the parade route from Washing­ ton .street to tjie A&P parking lot on. 'Main street, and by the time the fire siien sounded at 2 o’clock there were an estimated 8,000 people along the way. Many had brought lawn chairs, others sat oil the ctuft, and in the grass in the parks and on front lawns. The day wafe ideal for such an outing. There' was A- threat, of .rsii.. but. it wasn’t until th e ' last division, had passed the reviewing stand at 4 o’clock that any drops fell. ton will direct the 'baseball pro gram. Tlte different groups wnhf^tigating. with Sheriff Buckley other AFS students bound for-* to share some of her expe the Middle East. i riences with the school and cotn- Beverly's home in Turkey will I munity. , GEORGE ALLEN Dairymen Get $5.62 a Hundred For lost Month The mitfimum blended price for May Jnilk payable to dairy farmers supplying the Massachu- setts-R.hdde Island-New H a m p- shire—federal ©F&er market is $5.02 for 8.5.per cent milk re­ ceived t t zone 21 plants, 201-210 M ips fea® Boston. This, price i’s equ al to 10% cents a quart. • In announcing the May price Richard ID. Aplin, market admin­ istrator at Boston, pointed out that it Wfls 32 cents over the price for .pay of 1967. Increases of 32 cents in the class 1 bot­ tled milk price and 21. cents in the class II, manufactured milk, price pi'oduced most of the in­ crease- i-JV the blended price from May-of last .year, , * Beverly Kuzmich, who will spend the summer in Turkey, is ^hown receiving congratulations, from th§ local AJPS chapter. Mrs. Donald McLeod, left, is chairman.of’ thg Americans Abroad committee.' Kevin Harren, president of the. AFS club at Green­ wich central school, presents a gift to Beverly, and Edgar :Snyder, right, supervising principal, offers the best wishes.,of tlje school. Babe Riith Boys Play Here Tonight The-' tyqeenwich Babe Ruth baseball team will play on the home field tonight at 6 o ’clock', meeting the Saratoga Springs Fire department boys. Green­ wich is rjow tied for first place in the league, having won three games and lost one. Tim Me- Grouty has pitched two of the winners and; had' 29 strikeouts. Dave McQuade -was the Winning pitcher of the other game. A' k -i* )■ SV More Donots To Fountain Fund Clayton. Patterson,' chairman of the beautification program in Greenwich, reports contribu­ tions for the fund to replace the fountain in Dorr park have been received in the -past week from Messrs, and Mesdames Kenneth tetters, Ralph Myers, Robert Stevens, Jfoseph Lennox and Gerald Gajvin, Dr. and Mrs. ,William Ypuiig ancl -Donohiie’p pharmacy,-.;; ‘ , r ' play recreational gamosj, with% teams from nearby towns. • . Girls interested ih playing softball may go to tho schftol any day and teams, wili 'be or- ganized. The girls also will play games with teams ‘from other towns. Tho tennis program vvilLiJc' expanded this year with-, in structional as well as 'playing opportuniti^s- in, the morjilng^ A.s;thte board of'^edUcattoij.JiS lighted the teohi? epulis,- g*W» instructor is n«e>ded l6ry''tlie tennis; -progrpm v-ahtf anyone in terested should- .-contatt ;3Wr. Traver. The basketball program will also be played under tlie lights and the starting date will 4je announced in • next week's Journal. Miss Mary Jane Weaver will again direct the arts and crafts program in the elementary school. Registration will ibe from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 28. Children of • all ages are eligible to enroll. The swimming program at tlie beach ora' the Battenkill will be under the direction of Joe Chambers, assisted, by Betsy Barbur and Smith Ann Mkirphy. Lifegutards will be on duty fronj 11:30 on, seven days' a week.' The usual instruction will -be offered, and youngsters inter­ ested ill joining a class should sign up sometime next week. The iates and hours of classes will be announced. The entire summer youth pro­ gram will continue for eight weeks. Officers Elected By Children's Committee Mrs. Allen F. Hand of Easton was elected chairman of Wash­ ington County Children’s com- Tnittee at the annual meeting June 13 at Mrs. Hand’s home. Mrs. Charles Russell of Green wieh was named vice chairman; Mrs. William A. Sanderspree of Fort Edward, secretary: and Mrs. Cooper Rhodes of Hudson Falls, treasurer.. ; A budget of $8,050 was adopt­ ed for the coming year. It in­ cludes $1,700 for allowances, ,500 for camperships, $850'for scholarships,, $375 for Christmas gifts, all for children under the supervision of the county child welfare department who are aided by the committee. This past year the committee provided 73 camperships, gave Christinas gifts to 146 children, and supplies allowances for an average- oi 85 children. The Children’s committee is supported by individual contri­ bution made each year at Christ­ mas -and last year $7,158.74 was received. * Sheriff Starts Night Patrol tSheriff Theodore T. Buckley announces that the sheriff’s de partment has ■ inaugurated - i night patrol of highways in Washington county. The patrol is covering town and county roads’ as well as state highways \throughout the county. Parade Pictures on Page 1—B The parade, with. Harry Tefft leading as grand marshal, went; u off as sAoothly as if it had been ■ . J ttaemer reports that ithMrotri 'Thprp Wprp SnmP through the cooperation of the self, members of 50 fire com­ panies and auxiliaries, 20 bands and drum corps, and in addition well over half a hundred pieces of fire equipment. The judges’ stand was in Mowry park and there wore also seats there for special guests who 'included County Judge Johi)i J. O’Brien of Whitehall, State Senator Ronald Stafford of Peru, Chairmari of the Board of Supervisors Charles JEt. Clark of Cambridge, and Supervisor Malcolm Douglas of Hampton. Local town and village oificials rode in the parade. The parade-formation was un­ der the direction of Orla- Bain, and with the assistance of many ojher. Greenwich firemen, he had each unit> in place and ' .C£.aiy_ lo_rir oceell. ,wh en .thai._dL._L. vision was called. Chief of Police Ernest Rae- mer had organized the traffic control for the parade, and late Saturday morning no parking areas were marked off. The public cooperated in obeying the no-parking signs, but every street that wasn’t so designated was lined with spectators’ cars, and the Greenwich central school parking lots were filled. Chief Raemer reports that rehearsed. There were some 2,000 people in the parade it *4 4-H Will Conduct Training School In Tractor Use wa$.;Speciiil ,D&pufy Earl Thur- be&ind Trbopter Paul Relye-n »f the Salejn state police patrol. ’ Jtay' was taken to the Mary McQfefla'n hospital in Cambridge by. Flynn’s ambulance o f Grectn- wiqh. He was dcdarod dead o n ariivat at the hospital. Dr. ,Cb‘?Wes: A ., Cole o f Catiibridge, Washington county c o r o n e ir, 0a#f';sr .verdict of accidental death. . - ' Bay, who was born December i t e ’jpyentit padie Ul .^io;,weMiwieh *co«i -, conduct a: JO-iiotur \preisenbed T1*ic>™ec t'ae i Course for boys ages 14 and 15 Cefltenary- Ms t li o dial who would like special permis­ sion to operate a tractor off the home -farm. There will be three, three- hour training sessions taking place at various tractor dealers in the county., The final hour will be botli a written and prac­ tical examination. Upon com­ pleting this course and passing the test with a satisfactory grade, the 14- and 15-year-old boys will receive special certifi­ cation which will allow them to operate a tractor off their home farm. Are police, the special police, the firemen and the public, everything went according to schedule. There were threo short breaks during the two- hour parade to let traffic through the village, and as soon as it was possible traffic was rerouted over streets which were not in use. The parade disbanded at the A&P parking lot, and from there by bus and private car the participants went to the Washington county fairgrounds where trophies were presented, demonstrations of fire equip­ ment given and refreshments served. Many of the* parade spectators also joined the fire- cljiirih --He is survived -by his parents, Itaymond H. and Patricia T111o»t- son Goman; a sister, Susan; two brothers, David and Scott, mil of’''Easton; his maternal grand­ parents, Mr. amd Mrs. Berton F . tiliptson of Greenwich and his pattirnal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Htjnry Goman of Easton. \Private funeral services were fyefd Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church by Rev. John Bt ..Columbus, pastor. Intermemt was in Greenwich cemetery. Name Town Planning Board, frWih Roads for 1969 Listed .A.toWn planning board Tor the1 town of Greenwich was ap­ pointed at the June meeting of the town board last week. Rob­ ert Morehouse of Middle Falls was* named .chairman of the seven-member board, and w?as appointed for a seven-year tem . The other members of the planning board are: Donald Gil- lis^Cossayuna. six years; Donald Brian Wilbur. Bald Mountain; five years; Ira V. Becker, North Greenwich road, four years; George Ives, village, three years; William M. Irwin, East Greenwich, two years; William J. Donohue Jr., Argyle, road, one year. ■ The board is expected to meet soon with a representative of the state planning commission to outline a program for the town. The town -board revised its irwitt plan road building p»ro- grahi for the year 1969, and in- eluded for reconstruction for |he coming year the Fiddlers Elbow road between Middle Falls and the Bald Mountain road; Lick Springs road to the- Cottrell road; and the Robert­ son road to Sand street. Added to the program for future im­ provement was the Ray road; from Center Falls to the North toad.\ ; Election inspectors for *ire W » ’s ' five election * districts were appointed, by the -board on recom'iriendation of the Repub­ lican and iieinocratic town chair­ man. :They are: District 1: \Mary Johnson and Katherine Morrison, ReptBbli- cansr Mary “ Brown and Ella Under the present labor laws in New York state boys under ; the age of 16 are not permitted to operate tractors of more than 20 bell horsepower off the home farm. The 4-H department has received notice that its tractor program is adequate in training the necessary operation in trac­ tor safety rules. Therefore the state has allowed the 4-H tot' , .. „ . , men at the fairgrounds and en- jojed the rides and games at the concession th^rel ’ The awards were presented by J. Walter Fitzpatrick, who was co-chairman of the conven­ tion and they were as follows: Musical trophies- Best senior band, Adirondack Pipers; best junior band, Colonie junior band: best senior drum corps, Killian; best junior drum corps, Keveny school; best twirling group, Malta Majorettes; host band. Greenwich central; host drum corps. Green Sabres: best senior drum major, Adirondack; best junior drum major, Dis- coloris; best senior majorette, Granville band; best junior ma­ jorette. Colonie band, j Firemanicv awards were: Best .appearing non - member com­ pany. Beacon; best appearing member company, Cambridge; „ company with most in line. Wait, Democrats. District 2. £j0uis Thompkms. Beaeon; de- Charlotte Wilcox and Anna, partment with most in line, Bowles, R.; Eunice Sherin and j Colonie; company coming long- Ann Martin, D. District 3; Pe-jest distance. Beacon; best ap- trina McCune and Ethel Saf- pearing apparatus, Skenes- ford, R.; Wanda Bulggr and. borough, best appearing rescue Michael Brock, D. District 4: ^squad apparatus. Shaker road; Lydia Tillotson and Doris Saun-ibest appearing auxiliary mem- ders, R.; Elizabeth Dolan and ber, Cambridge; best appearing Dorothy Els^vorth, D. District i auxiliary non-member, Colonie; 5: Inez Germain and Beatrice M. auxiliary with most in line, Sherman, R.; Jacqueline Martin Colonie; auxiliary coming long- and Aurelia Connors, D. est distance, Colonie; test non- Altemates appointed are The- firemanic marching group, Don- resa Lindsay and Florence Pet- ald O’Hare Marine Corps league teys, R.; Thomas Sherin, Virgie!0f Watervliet; best appearing McMorris and Aln^a Morris, D, j ° ‘^ apparatus, Ravcna Hnse Harry Bropliy and George D. company; special award West Jennings were named custodians | ' ens ^a‘*s junior fire depart- of the voting machines. I ment- HUGUENOTS TO MEET • .Acmooting, of the Huguenot •Society Of Nffew York will be held Saturday at i l a.m. at the David Harum house in Homer. Luncheon Will be served at 1 p.m. JReV. Roland Boutretl, author of historical 'books, will be the: speateer.. . •' OBSERVE FLAG DAY —Greemwich lodge, BPO Elks, held its annual Flag day.' program Friday evening with a parade and speaking prograJii, The parade formed at the_ A&Pjparking lot, and proceeded, down Main street' to Church, up Church to Wash­ ington square^’, and down the square to the front of the White Swan hotel, where the program- was, held. Flags of the United States were presented and tlie 'history .of each’ of them . was recounted, Taking part in the speaking program were Bernard J. James, exalted ruler; John Keniry and Thomas Hopkins. Sgt, Donald Pushee of the New York state police was the speaker of th'e evening, itusic for the occasion was provided by the Green Sabres of Schuylerville. American Legion posts of the county were represented - as color bearers and guards,.

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