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New Castle tribune. (Chappaqua, N.Y.) 1927-????, February 06, 1958, Image 13

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North Westchester Times, Mt. Kisco, N. Y., Feb. 6, 1958 1st Civil Defense Course Attacks Problem on Bombing The Board of Supervisors meet-j ing room in the Westchester Coun­ ty Building was crowded on last Tuesday night when Civil Defense directors ' from ttie many towns and villages of the county, as­ sembled for the first of a series of training periods, which will be held on alternate Tuesday eve­ nings until sometime in May. Mount Kisco's Unit was represent­ ed by Director' John F. Cregier and Herman Fox, who was serv­ ing as alternate for John R. Tul- loch, deputy director of welfare services. The second session will take place on Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. Chief Cregier reports great in­ terest was shown in the \problem*\ The Stork Jan. 14, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Demuth, Mahopac. Jan. 14, son, Mr. and Mrs. Wil- bert Samson, Chappaqua. Jan. 15, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. La Verne Pinckney, Brewster. Jan 15. daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Robsky, Yorktown. Jan. 16, son, Mr. and Mrs. Wil­ liam Novak, Yorktown. Ja. 16, son, Mr. and Mrs. An­ thony Mignogno, Mt. Kisco. Jan. 16, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Steward Pardee, Bedford. Jan. 16, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Wood, Pound Ridge Jan. 16, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gatto, Bedford Hills. Jan. 17, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Joesph Hoefler, Shenorock. Jan. 17, son, Mr. and Mrs. Alex­ ander Sinclair Jr., Brewster. Jan. 17, daughter, Mr. and Mrs Charles Smith, Yorktown Hghts. Jan. 18, son, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Angst, White Plains. Jan. 18, son, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Manna, Mt. Kisco. Jan. 18, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Woodstead, Goldens Bridge. Jan. 19, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Green, Katonah. Jan 20, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Atkins, Bedford Hills. Jan. 20, son, Mr. and Mrs. Pat­ rick O'Keefe, Shrub Oak. Jan. 20, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Salvatore Jr., Bedford. Jan. 21, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Bryan, Pleasantville. Jan. 21, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Herz, Katonah. Jan. 21, son, Mr. and Mrs Earl Malone, Mt. Kisco. Jan. 21, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Berge Melkonian, Bedford Hills. Jan. 21, son, Mr. and Mrs. Wil­ liam Reilly, Mt. Kisco. Jan. 21, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Waldock, Shenorock. Red Cross Names Captains For Fund Drive in Kisco The Red Cross meeting for the captains selected for the 1958 Fund Drive was held at the home of Mrs. William Skinner on Harri- man Road at 1:30 p.m. on Wednes­ day, Jan. 29th. Also present were Herman Fox, fund drive chair­ man, Mrs. Joseph Glass, branch chairman. Mrs. Skjnner and Mrs. W. W. Young Jr. acted as hos­ tesses. Following refreshments, Mr. Fox explained the function of the Red Cross in this country, the role of the international Red Cross, the vital role of the volunteer, and the importance of The Red Cross in relation to Civil Defense. Instances were cited concerning the public's argument against The Red Cross—for example, the sol­ diers' complaints that they had to pay for cigarettes. The answer gained from investigation is that cigarettes with The Red Cross emblem were appropriated and sold—but not by Red Cross work­ ers \What happens to the funds raised?\ is a question that is often raised. Four per cent is used for fund drives (printing, paper, ad­ vertising, etc.) Trained personnel costs eleven per cent, which is neglible in comparison to any business enterprise. Volunteers keep costs down. The Red Cross truly represents \First Aid\. Without charge, it trains police and fireman. The firemen get four first aid courses a year, he said. In it's servicing of communities the Red Cross sends trained work­ ers to instruct mothers and fam­ ilies when illness or disaster strikes with the attendant problems and expense. The Red Cross steps in with first aid, food, clothing, and funds when necessary. When all things are considered, it can be understood why the Red Cross must raise funds once a year. Most important is the aid the Red Cross lends to Civil Defense, in teaching organization, prepared­ ness and training in all their phcLS6S* \In collecting funds,\ Mr. Fox said \volunteers should feel that they are making a humanitarian effort of the greatest importance, because funds help sometime, somewhere 24 hours a day. Vol­ unteers are actually doing the pub­ lic a favor in making it possible for it to donate toward the work of this great and unselfish organ­ ization.\ A sound film made by General Gruenther will be shown Thurs­ day, Feb. 27, 8:15 p.m. at the Boys Club for workers and cap­ tains. Sunday, March 2 is Red Cross Sunday. Volunteers will be on the march. Captains named are: Mrs- William Engles, Mrs. Don­ ald Kofoed, Mrs. Henry Horowitz of Gregory Avenue, Mrs. Thomas A. O'Brien, Mrs. Robert Huff, Jr., Mrs. Joseph P. Quine, Mrs. John C. Knight, Mrs. E. Blaney Harris Jr., Mrs. Marion W. Robinson, Miss Charlotte West, Mrs. James W. Zobel, Mrs, C. B. Johnson of South Bedford Road, Mrs. Perry Trafford, Mrs. Angelo Bricetti, Miss Stella Babalis, Mrs. Ralph Zucco, Mrs. Charles Castaldo, Mrs. Patsy Nappi, Mrs. J. Edward Fox, Mrs. Charles Coughlin, Mrs. Jer- one Fruithandler, Miss Marie JA- eto, Miss Bernice Hoffman, Mrs. Alfred Kensing, Mrs. Martin Da­ vis and Mathew Charde. DE MOLAY CEREMONY MOUNT VERNON — Judge Na­ than Turk of Owego, grand master of New York State's 310,000 Ma­ sons, was guest of honor of Mount Vernon Chapter of De Molay in Masonic Temple here Jan. 30, as 450 persons witnessed 60 candidates receipe various degrees of the order. The initiatory degree was conferred by Wilbur G. Cowen, master counsellor of Mount Ver­ non Chapter, and the De Molay degree was conferred by Allen Hoerup of Yonkers, master couns­ ellor. Girl Scouts KATONAH TROOPS Troop 244 Brownies We visited with Troop 250 where Mrs. Walker told us about India and showed us how to make Malas —these are bits of crepe paper strung on string and worn about the neck. We played singing games. Phylis Green, scribe Troop 129 Brownies Our troop planned a skating par­ ty but it turned out that the ice was not strong enough so we had to cancel it. We are working on badges now. Since almost everyone is taking Child Care we have decided to work on it together. Badges are very important to us and we are prepared to work very hard for them. Clare Estrada, scribe The Katonah Neighborhood As­ sociation of Girl Scouts met last Wednesday at St. Mary's School under the chairmanship of Mrs. Walter Finlayson. It was an­ nounced by Mrs. Theron Beacom that 600 Easter Seal envelopes were addressed by four Katonah troops. The cookie sale was re­ ported well under way. A Girl Planning Board for Intermediate scouts will be organized to plan all Katonah community scouting events. Delegates from all Inter­ mediate troops in this neighbor­ hood will be chosen soon. \Thinking Day\ a rally of Ka­ tonah scouts in connection with the Julliette Low India project will be held on Feb. 22 at the Katonah Elementary School. Mrs. Harold Walker will be in charge of the program. Mount Kisco Troop 167. At the Jan> 22 meeting, we had inspec­ tion and after the routine proced­ ures, we started to study about India. We touched on the country's history and geography. One of the mothers brought us our order blanks for the Girl Scout cookie sale. For the next three weeks, W2 will be ringing doorbells in the community. We will have five different flavors to choose from. Wendy Mlotok, scribe. AOH Slates Mar. 15 Dance President Frank Fox of Division 16, Ancient Order of Hibernians, appointed Kenneth Halpinof Bed­ ford, as chairman of 'the annual St. Patrick's dance, to take place March 15 in the American Legion Hall, with the popular Brodericks' Orchestra of Yonkers playing for the Irish and American dancing. Mr. Fox also announced that the special prize this year would be $500 with a committee hard at work already on this project. This annual party, which assembles most of the North County resi­ dents of Irish birth or descent, is a family affair, with parents and their children attending and parti­ cipating in the several Irish dances which interspense the American type. Mount Kisco School of Music and Dance Announces a New Lecture Series All Introduction To Music 16 WEEKLY EVENINGS sessions for the adult who wants to remedy the lack of music training in his background, or who desires to gain an in­ creased understanding of music. It will deal with the acoustical founda­ tions of music, elements of music and practice of music: composing, per­ forming, and listening. Given by: MR. ROBERT LILIENFELD, Pianist Mr. Lilienfeld holds a degree in Musicology from New York University. mm SECTIONS OPENING IN DANCE CLASSES BALLET and CREATIVE DANCE for CHILDREN and ADULTS REGISTER NOW for Spring Term Beginning Feb. 10 OPEN HOUSE THIS EVENING AT S:S0 P.M. Come and Meet the Faculty. Refreshments will be served. Write or Call for New Brochure ———= Mount Kisco School of Music and Dance 21 Smith. Av«. MO- 6 3529 BOARD OF TRADE luncheon hosted by the Mount Kisco or­ ganization, held Jan. 22 at the Kittle House, Lawrence Farms, Mount Kisco, assembled these various heads of Chambers of Commerce throughout Westches­ ter County and several speak­ ers. Seated left to right are Harold Maltby of Katonah; Mrs. Frances Yoemans of Port Ches­ ter; Mrs. Helen Rogers of Os- sining and William Carlebach, First Deputy Commissioner of Commerce for the State of New Yotk, who spoke. Second row, same order: John Bailey, White Plains; Robert Hollo way, presi­ dent of MKBT; Ralph Sorvillo of Somers and Frank Corigliano of Ossining, a past president of the Ossining C. C. Rear row, Miss Edna White of Ossining; Harold Armstrong, New Ro- chelle; George Raymond, Mount Kisco; Robert Birdsal, presi­ dent of the Westchester County Chamber of Commerce and Frank Costa of Bedford. Mayor Betty Potter of Mounl Kisco and Gordon Kehler, representative of the Arnold Baking Company, were also present as the prin­ cipal speakers. Photo by D. B. Kirchhoff. which was presented after a \bomb had struck in the area of Silver Lake.\ Members of'the White Plains 'CD Unit presented ther attack on the problem, all on paper, beginning with the clear­ ance of roads by the Department of Public Works, the dispatching of the fire apparatus, communica­ tions work and reconnaisance in the stricken area and finally the radiological team's inspection of the zone. After the problem was \solved members of the audience were given the opportunity of asking questions and criticizing the plan This will be the pattern of each following session, a problem being outlined, a team to lay out the operation and then the period of discussion Chief Cregier stated that heads of all divisions of Mount Kisco's Civil Defense were urged to take this course, which will present the \disaster\ training into which cat­ egory most of the metropolitan area would fall in the case of an actual bombing. SH Junior CDA News Mount Kisco Troop St. Therese of the Child Jesus. Our last meet­ ing was held at the home of Pa­ tricia Heller. We discussed our dance planned for March 15, from 7:30 to 10:30 P.M. We divided our troop into committees and also decided on the refreshments to be served. We did some work on our honors in homemaking. For this honor, we must prepare and serve a simple nutritious dish. We talk­ ed about Catholic Action and some of the television entertainment which could be improved. We closed the meeting with prayer. Sharon Connell, reporter. Mount Kisco. St. Bernadelte Troop. Pat Tormay was hostess for the meeting last week. We dis­ cussed the skit we are going to give for the Senior Court Newman meeting. We looked at the scrap- books of each girl and two mem- beis recited the Act of Consecra­ tion. We read the life of St. Bern- adette and closed the meeting with prayer. Barbara Dolan, scribe. New Castle Tribune, Chappaqua, N. Y.,'February b, 1958 |3 ZONING PROPOSAL HARRISON — The first of a ser­ ies of neighborhood meetings to discuss the proposal of Raymond and May Associates for a new zoning ordinance for the Town of Harrison has been called by the Town Board for 8 p.m. next Fri­ day in the Harrison Ave. firehouse. Mrs. Landsman Named Cancer Fund Leader Mrs. Joseph Landsman of Ridge Street, Yorktown Heights, has ac­ cepted the position of chairman for the April Cancer Crusade in Yorktown, Andrew Wilson, West­ chester Cancer Committee Cru­ sade Chairman, announced today. \Since my beloved father died of cancer of the lung,\ Mrs. Landsman said in telling why she had accepted the post, \I have determined to give as much time as I possibly can and have thrown myself into this work in his mem­ ory. Perhaps it will help to save lives, to comfort the stricken and encourage those who give their ef­ forts to research.\ She added, \Every little bit helps in one way or another.\ A resident of Yorktown for nine years, Mrs. Landsman is a mem­ ber of the Yorktown Women's Club and chairman of the North­ ern Westchester Women's Division of the United Jewish Appeal. She is vice chairman of the Amawalk Garden Club and Secretary of the Pioneer Women of Crompond. Her two children and their families also live in Westchester. A native of Austria, Mrs. Landsman came to the United States at the age of three. She is a graduate of the Washington Irving High School in New York City and studied at Hunter College. Her husband is a manufacturer of women's clothing. Area Clergymen Attend Retreat at Buck Hill Falls Clergymen from this area who will attend the 8th Annual Minis­ ter's Retreat at Buck Hill Falls, Pa., Feb. 4 to 6 are: The Rev. C. Pershing Huntec, Mt. Kisco; The Rev. William Arthur Bloom, Bedford Hills; The Rev. Ivan F. Gossoo, Katonah; The Rev. Ken­ neth E. Hoover, Pleasantville; The Rev. Carl Dodds, Croton; The Rev. Richard Smith, Yorktown; and The Rev. Paul' N. Otto,. Os­ sining. Bishop Frederick Buckley New­ ell, resident bishop of the New York Area of the Methodist Church will preside. Special speak­ ers will be: Dr. William J. Faulk­ ner, former Dean of Fiske Uni­ versity and Minister of the Con­ gregational Church of Park Man­ or, Chicago, 111.; Dr. Paul E. Scherer, Professor of Homiletics, Union Theological Seminary, New York City; and Bishop F. Gerald Ensley, Bishop of the Iowa Area of the Methodist Church. SENIOR P F TO MEET The Senior High Westminster Fellowship of the Pleasantville Presbyterian Church will meet Sunday at 7 p.m. in the fellow­ ship room- Guest speaker will be Sgt. Joseph Doyle of the Pleasant­ ville Police Dept. * A FELLOWSHIP TO MEET The Junior High* Westminster Fellowship of the Pleasantville Presbyterian Church will meet Sun-. day at 7 p: m. in the social room. Games will be led by Gerald Mas­ ker, and there will be a religious J quiz. . J State Trooper Addresses B. H. Lions Sergeant Frank C. Simonis of Troop K, State Police at Hawthorne Barracks was guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Bed­ ford Hills Lions Club held on Tues­ day night at Rock Gate Restaur­ ant. The subject of his talk was \Traffic Safety\. At the next meeting of the Lions Club, scheduled for Feb. 18, the winner of the outstanding citizen award will be announced. The first such citation was made last year with the honor going to Miss Ma ble Saulpaugh of Bedford Hills. The Lions Club is still collect­ ing old eye glasses for distribu­ tion in India and so far 250 pairs- have been collected, far exceeding its quta of 150. Glasses may still be left at James McGovern's New Bedford Market, or with any mem­ ber of the Lions Club. Students at Bedford Hills Elementary School Boy Scouts .Mount Kisco' Troop 1. Seven members received Life Saving Merit badges at the regular meet­ ing in Halstead Memorial as;the result of passing a seven-course period of training at Grasslands Hospital. They were Robert Weeks/ Life Scout; Richard Olsen, Phillip Corell and Larry Mongson, Star Scouts and Thomas Ellis, Second! Class Award. Mr. John Dunlap of Stanwood talked to us about as­ tronomy at last night's meeting. Jack Durner passed, requirement for First Class Scout and Gregory Fickling earned his Second Class badge. On Saturday we assem­ bled at 9:30 a.m. at the Methodist Church for a hike which ended! with a cook-out. R. F. Olsen, sec­ retary. A son, Keith, was born to Mr- and Mrs. James A. Leyden of Paulding Drive at White Plains Hospital on Sunday, Feb. 2. Keith is the Leyden's fourth child. have also been turning glasses in ' at school to augment the Lions Club drive. Now Showing... A Marvelous Collection of • NOVELTY GIFTS • Films • Lighters • Shavers • Cigarettes • Cigars • ALE mint \CAUDY\\ Show your love or affection for your sweetheart, Mother, pals and acquaintances, with distinctive and attractive Valentine Gifts Dan Cupid says: J/ WILL BE AN APPRECIATED VALENTINE GIFT! • colognes Chappaqua Pharmacy • Toiletries 74 King St. CHappaqua 1-0739 y f - - ,»i :::;::>X;::: : »^^:X::;: : : ^ :--*: x : Qne Jemptation Jim ^houldrit Resist I By now, you've undoubtedly seen a new 1958 Cadillac as it glided gracefully down the avenue ... or admired it as it waited majestically at the curbside. And perhaps it has occurred to you that you should visit your Cadillac dealer and take the wheel for your­ self—to see if this new \car of cars\ is as wonderful to drive as it is to behold. .Well,- that's one temptation you certainly shouldn't resist. For it will be an experience that will transcend even your fondest expectations. Out on the highway, the car is so velvet-smooth and responsive that it's a pleasure just to hold the wheel. In traffic, it is incredibly nimble and quick and agile. Just the slightest driving gesture translates every desire into instant and obedient action. And through every mile, there are the sustained pleasures that derive only from Cadillac... the luxury of Fleetwood coachcrafting . .. the feeling of security that comes with Cadillac's marvelous safety and dependability ... and the pride-quickening knowledge that you are master of the Standard of the World! Sound wonderful? Well, as we said—if you've been tempted, you should delay no longer. The car is waiting for you now—and your dealer will be happy to give you details on all the new Cadillac models, including the Eldorado Brougham. VISIT YOUR AUTHORIZED CADILLAC DEALER Light the Way to Safety—Aim Your Headlight* Every Window of Every Cadillac is Safety Plate Gldst f :

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