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$ New Casfle Tribune, Chappaqua, N. Y., March 13, 195? New Castle Tribune wAti JfrnS*?! 6 ^ b * North . Wertche»ter Publishers, bio. V tSJn^ '• lj President t» . ^iTivTrx^ 1 Vice Preside W. L. PANNING - lYensur SARSEN ^ZTl^a^nr§dTtor , Editor MARGARET S. GOBLB Telephone: CHappaqua 1-0020 SUBSCRIPTION RATES 9 .25 Three montht . S .60 n. oo One v ye*T sstm • Entered a» second class matter at the Chappaoua. the Act ol March 3. 1879. N. Y.. Post Office undei MEMBER AUDIT BUREAU OP CIRCULATIONS The A. B , C Is a national organization which furnlsnes newspapers and advertisers with a strictly honest inaiysls ol circulation. Oui circulation statistics art based upon this audit rhls Insures protection against fraud In newspaper distribution, figures to both national and local advertlrers. NATIONAL EDITORIAL ASTOCEATIQN s_/ KJ Effort Rewarded The Federated Garden Clubs of CHAP PAGE SIX LM12 EDIT—Effort Rewarded lml2 The Federated Garden Clubs of New York have awarded a bronze medal to the Chappaqua Garden Club for ijs \Plant-a-Dogwood\ drive carried on in the spring of 1956. The medal, given only bi­ ennially for civic improvement, is a cherished award, and the Gar­ den Club is, quite understandably, pleased at such recognition. But the pleasure should go be­ yond the Garden Club, for it is the community that has benefitted. In the \Plant-a-Dogwood\ drive, in which the club urged residents to plant dogwoods to beautify not only their own property but the town as well, the club went be­ yond its own organizational inter­ ests—beyond the flower culture and flower arranging wHioh might rightfully be considered the club's (province. This broadened interest has been typicai of the Chappaqua Garden Club, which has, through the years, sponsored many civic projects designed to beautify the SUSTAINING MEMBER area, at the same time saving the taxpayers' dollars. The plantings at the new Hor­ ace Greeley High School and at the Roaring Brook School, as well as at the Library, the re placement of trees in the village, the plantings at the bridge ap­ proach, at the corner of King St and Allen Place, at the railroad station and at Town Hall, are all to the Garden Club's credit. The money for these projects, raised in the community, has been money spent for other aesthetic enjoy ment—the annual flower shows and plant sales. It has not come from a \drive\, with no recognizable benefits to the individual contnb uting. The Garden Club will not rest on these laurels, but will go on sponsoring projects for commun ity betterment. The members de­ serve praise for their imaginative foresight and industry; they will continue, we hope, to get the full co-operation and support of resi­ dents in whatever they may de­ cide to undertake. Learn the Facts Chappaqua now has two diver­ gent opinions on the future of Nrth Greeley Avenue. The Town Club of New Castle opposes its extension, and the League of Wo­ men Voters of New Castle urges that the extension be accomplished within the next few years. Both views are the result of study of the New Castle Master Plan which will be presented to the community at a meeting next Thursday evening. They are prob­ ably indicative of the divided views on many phases of the plan. Residents will have an oppor­ tunity to hear the plan discussed at this meeting and at subsequent meetings covering details of the proposals. The only way to acquire a basis for an understanding and an in dividual opinion is to become ac­ quainted with the various aspects of the plan through these presenta­ tions by the Planning Board. We urge attendance at next Thursday's meeting; failure to take the trouble to learn about the plan precludes justification of criticism after its adoption. Earns U. S. Recognition John W. Ruger, who has been carrying on a one-man campaign to persuade the Post Office De­ partment to designate Katonah as the point df \First Day of Issue\ of a new stamp honoring John Jay has lost the first round. But he hasn't given up. His campaign took a new lease on life, after the Westchester Board of Supervisors voted to purchase the Jay homestead on Route 22, Bedford, if the State will agree to maintain it as a historic shrine. The homestead on the edge of the community of Katonah, is the one to which John Jay retired in 1801 after serving as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court and as governor of New York. He was also the author of the treaty with England which ended the Revolution. In his attempts to persuade the Post Office Department to issue the 15-cent Jay commemorative stamp at Katonah, Mr. Ruger pointed out that Jay and his de­ scendants have lived continuously in the house until only recently. He rejects the Post Office De­ partment's excuse that such stamps are issued from only one place by pointing out that only last Fall two commemorative stamps were issued from more than one place simultaneously: a LaFayette stamp from Fayette- ville, N. C, Easton, Pa., and Lou­ isville, Ky., and a whooping crane stamp issued in New York and Corpus Christi, Texas. The Post Office^. De.g^tment plans-^o issue the^aay stamp* m Washington which Mr. Ruger points out has had its fair share of such issues in recent years. Issuance at Katonah would do a great deal to stimulate public in­ terest in Westchester's rich her­ itage, not only in the county but throughout the State. With the County committed to purchase the historic shrine and legislation pending in Albany au­ thorizing the State to take over and maintain it, Mr. Ruger de­ serves public support in his ef­ forts to persuade the Post Office Department to give Westchester and Katonah the recognition they deserve. 25 Years Ago In Mt. Kisco Mt. Kisco Banks Hold Strict Rules as Holiday Continues Telegrams were received at 8:30 this morning by both Mount Kisco banks extending the bank holiday by order of President Roosevelt one more day. It was believed however that the holiday has been extended indefinitely. According to Charles Brown, president of the Mount Kisco National Bank, the attitude of the people in Mount Kisco and vicinity during the'holi­ day has been admirable. He stat­ ed in an interview with the North Westchester Times reporter this morning, that people have taken the situation as a matter of fact and with a great deal of patience. lage water department of $2,684.83 with a book balance of an addi­ tional $2,736 in unpaid water rents The book profit showing in the water department for the fiscal year ending March 1, 1933 was placed at about $7,500 by the chair­ man of the water committee. Accordftg to Trustee C. B. White, chairman of the commit­ tee on public lighting, he and vil­ lage officials of the Westchester Lighting Company are endeavoring to work out a new plan whereby street light costs in Mount Kisco will be reduced to bring about a saving to taxpayers. It is expect­ ed that street lights on Main Street will be the basis of the reduction. For the first time in Mt. Kisco's history, voting machines will be used at a village election. Last night the Village Board of Trus tees authorized the use of ma chines, the action being taken after a petition had been presented by that Fusion Party committee on Tuesday night wherein the use of machines was requested. Aided by Chief Edwin McCall and Officer Harry Eich, two Fed­ eral agents raided a distillery plant located in the former North' ern Westchester Hospital building on Stuart Place, Mount Kisco, Wednesday aftern6on. Two still operators .were taken into custody and alcohol and distillery equip- ' riienf valued- at about $5,000 was confiscated' by the raiders. Brew­ ery equipment was likewise ^found by merFederal*men arid seized.. .Trustee John.; P. Doyle^ chair man.pf-the committee on'water* reported to .the\:Village Board of Trusfees this week that-at the •wi-pftiie 'fiscal year there was a jcash 'profit on hand in the vit R. J. Doyle of Doyle's Radio Shop is making plans to move on April 1 to Maple Avenue \in the store formerly occupied by Frank Gronk. Rosen's Department Store will occupy the store now tenanted by Mr. Doyle. Mount Kisco Troop St. Maria Cor,etti. We held our semi-month' ly meeting at the home of Linda Cross. Dues were collected and the report from the breakfast was read. Miss Marjorie Sgrulletta our chairman, read us a letter from the Rev. Edward Wrobleaski, who asked each member to send him plastic statues of Our Lady and some sacred pictures for the families in his Mission. Brother Melville has requested that each member contribute ten cents, to help pay for the horse which he rides doing his mission work. Plans to visit Radio City Music Hall to see the Easter Pageant, were, dls cussed. We read the topics about fiction and non-fiction books in our- home -book.. Each member was reminded to have her scrap- book, ready for the next meeting. The Life of St. Joseph was read .ffpriithe Catholic periodical \Fri- ;ar;'!r March 19 is St. Joseph's feast'day. Ann Marie Mulligan will be hostess for our ..next meet­ ing. Joyce Hammond, reporter. MK Cubs Hold Blue, Gold Dinner . Dr. Herbert Rinkoff made the address of welcome at the third annual Blue 'and .Gold dinner of Mount Kisco Pack 63 in the Itali­ an American Men's Club on March 1. Cub Scout'David Sherman said Grace and Richard Dakin, a ma­ gician, entertained the group. Den Three won the prize for the best decorated table. Pins won by the members were as follows: Bob Cat Pins, David Sherman, Herbert Hackert and Seymour Birchman. Wold Badges, Tim Bloch, Anthony Angi and Scott Schwarz. Bear Badges, Mit- chel Cohen, Robert Olsen, Robert Rinkhoff, Seymour Birchman, John McGuiness and Stanley Smilkstein. , Two Silver Arrows went to Rob­ ert Rinkoff, Bruce Davidson, one each to Ned Figa and John' Mc­ Guiness and four each to David Sherman and Michael Smith. Gold Arrows were won by Stanley Smilkstein, John McGuiness and David Sherman. Denner badges went to McGui­ ness, Sherman and Robert Olsen. Michael Smith and Frank Dono- hue received assistant denner badges; Lion Badges were won bv Tommy Carracciolo and David Sherman and Gabriel Milton re­ ceived a Webelos. To The Editor: Lions Ask Free Dates April 11,12 Dear Editor: I wonder if you will do the Mount Kisco Lions Club the fa­ vor of printing this letter in your Letters to the Editor column? Your courtesy will be greatly ap­ preciated. The play presented each year by the Mount Kisco Lions Club to obtain funds with which to sup port the free ambulance and other services offered the community will be staged April 11 and 12 in the Mount Kisco School Auditor­ ium. These dates were picked in the belief and expectation that they would not interfere with any oth­ er organization's activity program. We earnestly hope other organiza­ tions will assist the Lions Club in its effort to serve the community by leaving the April 11 and 12 week-end as free as possible of other audience-needed activities. Everybody will benefit if conflicts are avoided. Yours sincerely, John Kennedy, Chairman Play Committee YORKTOWN TROOP 150 sup­ plied this pantomime in the colorful costumes of the Far East, when Juliette Lowe World Friendship Day was- marked in the John Jay High School, with India as the theme,, on Saturday* morning. Those taking part in, the performances,\ left to right' are Girl Scouts Susan Chambers, Diane Clark, Erin Jernigan, Sal­ ly Keller depicting a golden deer and Patty Ellis, a monkey. The pantomime told the story of an eRisode in the life of Rama, of Hindu mythology—Photo by D. B. Kirchhoff PTA' Board Favors School Site Purchase At its regular monthly meeting in March, the Chappaqua PTA executive board declared itself unanimously in favor of the pur­ chase of the Neustadt property as a site for a future elementary school. The resolution followed a lengthy discussion of all the is­ sues, pro and con, concerning the proposed acquisition. David E. Nierenberg, PTA Pres­ ident, expressed the hope that the voting this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Robert E. Bell auditorium, would be large, con­ sonant with Chappaqua's interest in school affairs. More particular ly, he said, he hoped that all of the 1,735 PTA members who were qualified voters would show up at the polls, since the voting so di­ rectly affects their children and themselves as parents. PASTOR IN HOSPITAL The Rev. Benjamin Griffin, pas­ tor of Bethel Baptist Church, Ma­ ple Avenue, Mount Kisco, was taken into the Northern Westchest­ er Hospital Saturday after several days illness at home. At press time, he was resting comfortably and permitted to have company, but will have to stay .for a we,ek to fully recuperate from after ef­ fects of the flue. With the Men in Service w>V\ WILLIAM A. ROOKWOOD, A. A., son of Mrs. M. I. Burli- son of 41 High Street, Mount Kisco, and the late John Rook- wood, who is now at Chase Field, Beeville, Texas, where he has been assigned to a Naval Air Squadron. William left for Beeville last Saturday after spending a 14-day leave at home after completing nine weeks of basic training at th U. S. Na­ val Training Center, Great Lakes, 111. -While there he was appointed recruit petty officer. COMPLETES COURSE Pvt. Anthony R. Elluzzi, twenty- three, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Elluzzi, Mount Kisco, recently completed the eight-week telephone installation and repair course at the Army's Southeastern Signal School, Fort Gordon, Ga. Elluzzi entered the Army last October and completed basic training at Fort Gordon. He attended Kathonk High School, New York City, and was employed by William King Inc. in civilian life. PFC Fava Takes Part In 7th Army Maneuver At Germany Post Pfc. Anthony Fava, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rocco Fava, 32 St. Mark's PL, Mount Kisco, recently participated in \Sabre Hawk\ a Seventh Army* maneuver which involved more than 100,000'troops in Germany. Fava, a driver in Company B of the 373d Armored Infantry Bat­ talion, entered the Army in Marcli 1957 and received basic training at Fort Jackson, S. C. He arrived in Europe in August of that year. The twenty-three-year old .sol­ dier i& a 1953 graduate of Mount Kisco High School and attended Boston University. Airman Second Class Henry T. Coolidge, son of Mr. arid' Mrs'. Oliver Coolidge of Bedford;Hills, h&s recently been promoted \to his present rank ^ at the U. S. Airtroop Base at- Keesler, Miss. Airman Coolidge . is presently a teacher at the radar school/headquarters in the United States for this branch of study; * 2nd Lieut. Daniel K. Harden- bergh of Chappaqua, who recent­ ly received the silver wings of an Air Force jet pilot at Laredo Air Force Base, Texas. The graduation culminated fourteen months of intensive pilot train­ ing in both propeller driven and jet type aircraft. The 22-year old jet pilot is presently assigned to the 3525th Combat Crew Training Wing at Williams Air Force Base, Ariz., for advanced flying training in the F-86F and F-100 jet type aircraft. Lt. Har- denbefgh received a commis­ sion in the USAF Reserve through the AFROTC program from wHich he was graduated in 1956 with a B.A. in psychology. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hardenbergh and is married to the former Mary Ann Ellis of Yonkers. Girl Scouts Katonah Troop 131 Intermediate Our troop has been working with tiles and putting designs from In­ dia on them. We are doing a little sewing now. Since March 9th was Girl Scout Sunday we' all wore our uniforms to church, some of us will wear them all week .We had a par ty Wednesday, March 12th. Patti Crawford, scribe / k Katonah Troop 124 Brownie This month we had fun learning abofut India. Mrs. Walker came in to show us how to make malas We made scrapbooks for India to show what our country is like. We made sewing bags for the Blue birds (Indian Brownies) which *we are filling with sewing articles, Each girl is going to write a let­ ter about herself. We are sending the letters to India. On Feb. 22 we attended the local Juliette Low|old Rally > at the Katonah Elementary School and on March 8th Stephanie Patti and Eileen Perp attended the Northern Wes.tchester Rally at John Jay. Candace Crowell, scribe School Menus Menus to be used in the elemen­ tary schools of Bedford School Dis­ trict No. 2 next week are as fol­ lows: Monday: apple juice, frankfur­ ter on roll, potato chips, cabbage and raisin salad, St. Patrick's des­ sert and milk. Tuesday: tomato juice, chow mein dinner, buttered bread, choco­ late and milk. Wednesday: sliced meat balls in sauce on bun, celery sticks, cherry crisp and milk. Thursday: chicken rice soup, bologna or peanut butter and jelly sandwich, lettuce salad, fresh ap­ ple and milk. Friday: fruit juice, Roman holi­ day, peanut butter fingers, jello and milk. Menus to be served at the Fox Lane School cafeteria for the com­ ing week are as follows: Monday : Hot plate and cold plate; frankfurter on buttered roll, potato chips, cabbage and raisin salad, cup cake and milk. Salad plate, fruit juice, citrus fruit salad, deviled eggs, buttered brown bread, cup cake and milk. Tuesday: Hot plate, fruit juice, chow mein dinner, buttered rice, bread and butter, pudding and milk. Cold plate: soup and crack­ ers, bologna on hard roll, lettuce with dressing,* pudding and milk. Salad plate; soup and crack­ ers, cottage cheese-fruit plate, bread, butter, pudding and' milk. Wednesday: Hot plate: barbe­ cued beef on bun, buttered' corn, bread, butter, fruit and milk.Cold plate : soup and crackers ,cream cheese and jelly or peanutbutter and jelly sandwich, carrot sticks, fruit, mUk^Salad^ rJ^^gojH) and.- crackers, cold plate ' of \sliced meats and cheese, tomatoes and lettuce, fruit ani milk. Thursday: Hot and cold plates: fruit juice, grilled ham and cheese sandwich, slaw salad,. pie and milk. Salad plate: tossed salad with cheese, fruit juice, buttered roll, pie and milk. Friday: hot plate, fruit juice, tuna-noodle casserole, jello salad, bread, butter, fresh apple and milk. Cold plate; soup and crack­ ers, egg salad sandwich, jellied salad, fresh apple and milk. Salad plate: soup and crackers, sliced cold cuts, jellied salad, bread, but­ ter, fresh apple and milk. The menus for the Chappaqua schools next week follow. MONDAY Chop suey Buttered Rice Mixed green salad Bread and butter Dixie cup Milk TUESDAY Baked meat loaf Mashed, potatoes Buttered carrots Bread and butter Peach half Milk WEDNESDAY \Tomato soup Tuna fish, American Cheese or sliced ham sandwich Celery sticks Apple brown Betty Milk THURSDAY Hamburger on roll Potato chips Shredded lettuce—Russian dres­ sing Grapefruit section Milk FRIDAY Fish sticks—Tartar sauce Buttered beets ' Fruit 3alad Bread and butter Gingerbread—whipped cream Milk Katonah Troop 12 7 Jeanne Hart conducted the Flag Ceremony at our local Juliette Low Rally , on Feb. 22. Our sari was worn and displayed-by iris Oksanen. Some of the girls of our have begun a Red Cross First Aid Course being given • inJeannef Mount Kisco. Mrs.,,Irving Sadal, District 3 Chairman, explained the operation of our Council to '.the troop at • a* recent, meeting. We Wins Third Prize in NY Flower Show A third prize in the House Plant Class at the International Flower Show now ab the Coliseum in New York City is the proud possession of Mrs. 'H. F. Herbermann of 640 Hardscrabble Rd., Chappaqua. JVlrs. Herbermann, a meriiber of the Chappaqua Garden Club, won the prize for her spathiphylum, a rare tropical plant. Mrs. Herber- mann's prizewinner is a 15-year plant about 30 inches tall and 3Q inches^in circumference, bear­ ing large white blossoms. It won a blue ribbon last June at the Chappaqua Garden Club Show. discussed plans to make a nursery rhyme wall plaque for the chil­ dren's ward orNorthern Westches- 1 ter Hospital. On March 8, at the Juliejtte Low WOrld Friendship Rally at John Jay High ^Scljool,. Iris Oksanen, Jeanne Hart,\and Karen. Melahn, will direct.traffic.' Hart and Susan. Sadai will be ip'the Flag -;'Ceremony* .arid' to'wear- our sari. Susan Sadai ,s£c- retary ' New Books At Library New books listed at the Mount Kisco Library include ADULT . Fiction \An Air that Kills,\ Margaret Millar \A Family Affair,\ Roger Eddy \Knock and Wait a While,\ Wil liam Weeks Non-Fiction \Life in Britain,\ J.D. Scott \Water Unlimited,\ Kenneth Roberts YOUTH Non-Fiction \Rockets through Space,\ Les ter Del Rey \You the Person You Want To Be,\ Ruth Fedder JUVENILE \ Fiction \The Light in the Tower,\ Joan Howard \The Singing Shoemaker,\ Ali­ son B. Alessios Non-Fiction \Around and About,\ Marchette Chute \Wyatt Earp,\ Stewart Holbrook New books at the Chappaqua Library, Mar. 10. FICTION A Time to Be Happy, Nayantara Sahgal. Michelangelo the Florentine, Sid' ney Alexander. The Finishing Stroke, Ellery Queen. NON-FICTION First Blood, W. A. Swanberg. Reflections on America, Jacques Maritain. Letters of Ellen Glasgow, Ellen Glasgow. The Importance of Feeling In­ ferior, Marie Beynon Ray. SmaH Boat Through Belgium, Roger Pilkington. YOUNG PEOPLE America, America, America, Kenneth Seeman Giniger, cpmp. World Book of Great Inventions, Jerome S. Meyer. CHILDREN Red Tartar, Page Cooper. Life in Europe—Italy, George Kish. North Westchestier times, Mt. Kisco, N^rMafV 13/ tj«f f / India and its way of life came to Westchester last Saturday as over 500 Girl Scouts of- the North­ ern Westchester .Council held its 3rd Annual World Friendship Ral­ ly at John Jay High School, Cross River. , \The Indian Girl arid Girl Guide\ was discussed by Mrs. Asha ball, librarian in charge of the Indian Information Service. Mrs Lall and Mrs; Sudhir Sen, accompanied by their young daughters, were among guests from India attending the rally. ,ATso present were Mrs. Charles Perera of Scarsdale, member of the Cabana Committee, Girl Scouts Hostel of the Western Hem­ isphere, who s^oke on \\The World Association of Girl Guides, and Girl Scouts;\ and Mrs. Lawrence Cooper, Pleasantville, first vice president of the Northern West­ chester Council. Mrs. Harold L. Borden, execu­ tive director of the Council, led a Scout Sing. \An Episode in the Life of Ra­ ma\ was presented in pantomime by Troop 150 of Yorktown Heights, with authentic India settings and costumes. Troop 167 of Mount Kisco, in na­ tive costume, demonstrated the game of polo, which is a popular sport in India. \Janamanagana the national anthem of India, was sung by Mariner Scouts of the Ship Half Moon, Kings Ferry Neighborhood. * Representative Scouts from each of the Council's 22 neighborhoods participated in a.color ceremony, lcby Mrs. Delbert Anderson, di­ rector of Rock Hill Camp. Fea­ tured in the ceremony were flags of the 42 Wj)rld Association na­ tions, each flag made by an area troop or adult Scout volunteer. The Juliette Low Wdrld Friend ship fund was discussed by Mrs. Mortimer B. Cohen, chairman of the Council's Juliette Low Com­ mittee, which arranged the rally, Troop representatives then pre­ sented the pennies collected for this ••* i'd«v from thdir troops on Feb. 22, ''Thinking Day,\ birthday, of Lord and Lady Baden-Powell, founders of Scouting. The contri­ butions were gathered in special containers, rriade and decorated by the troops in traditional Indian fashion. The Rally with its Indian theme olimaxes several months of work and study JOU + India by over 4,000 girls in 250 troops. Several troops wen Visited by Miss Jai Chandiram, an exchange student at Briarcliff College,,' and other Indian residents of the rea, who described daily life, music and customs of their native land. Films on India have been -shown in many troop meetings, and Pen Pals arranged between local Scouts and Indian girls of similar a~e and interests. Letters photo­ graphs and other material sent by the Indian Guides to their Ameri­ can correspondents we;e featured in a display at the rally. Also shown were sewing kits and scrapboc\s, made and assembled by^the local Scouts for shipment to a school in India, through Oper­ ation Town Affiliations. Many Scouts modeled saris which they made. The Rally closed with the tradi­ tional ceremony used by Girl Scouts and GuideTroops through­ out the world, a \Friendship Cir­ cle\ and the singing of \Taps.\ Neighborhood Juliette Low Con­ sultants from this area who as­ sisted Mrs. Cohen were: Mrs* Philip Heyel, Armonk; Mrs. Ralph Danziger, Bedford Hills, Mrs. Er- win Uellendahl, Bedford Village; Mrs. Leonard Feldman, Briarcliff Manor; Mrs. Ross Angier, Chap­ paqua; Mrs. Harold S. Walker, Katonah; Mrs Granger Tripp, Mount Kisco; Mrs. C. John Yio- tis, North Salem; Mrs. George Gornnert, Pleasantville; Mrs. Rob­ ert Buehler, Pound Ridge; Mrs. Benjamin Kendrick, Somers; Mrs. John Ringstrom, South Salem; and Mrs. Malcoln Gordon of York- town Heights. Chickenpox, Measles Reported in Area Fourteen new cases of commini- cable disease were reported by the Westchester County Depart­ ment of Health for the northern area for the week ending March 8. Chickenpox has attacked vic­ tims, three in North Salem and four in Bedford. Mount Kisco has one case of measles and Peekskill four, with one case of scarlet fe­ ver and one of mumps, also in Peekskill. CHARLES E. MOHR, director of the Audubon Center, Green­ wich, who will speak at the meeting of the Saw Mill River Audubon Society next Friday evening — Photo by Gene Heil from the National Audubon So­ ciety Speaker to Tell How to Get Most Out of National Parks Charles Mohr, director of the Audubon Center, Greenwich, Conn., well-known nature photo grapher, writer and lecturer, will speak at the meeting of Saw Mill River Audubon Society on Friday evening, March 21 at 8:15 p.m at the Robert IS. Bell School in Chappaqua. The public is invited, and there will be no admission charge. Mr. Mohr's subject will be \Ex­ ploring Wild America\ and will be illustrated with slides which he took during a three month 14, 25 Years Ago in Chappaqua Banks Agree Not to Cash Checks in 1933 Emergency The Chappaqua National Bank was one of six banks in the area to adopt the same policies for the period of the bank holiday. They agreed that'no checks under any conditions or* necessity or emer­ gency would be cashed by any of them. They also agreed to allow withdrawals of sums up .to $10 by depositors on their .own personal accounts, with such withdrawals made only under conditions of real necessity. Their decisions were made under the mandate of Sec­ retary of the Treasury William Woodin. Banks joining in the de­ cisions included, in addition -to Chappaqua. Jhose in Mount Kisco, Pleasantville and Katonah: The New York Central reduced the cost of its round-trip fare be­ tween Chappaqua and New York to $1.65. The reduction was about. 13 per cent under the previous price. Mrs. May Lambertdn Becker, author and member of the staff of the New York Herald Tribune, was to speak at an assembly pro­ gram at the Horace Greeley School, and •parents and friends oi the school were invited to hear' her. ; The Men!s Club of Chappaqua was to hear a talk, on \Manchur­ ia and Jehol\ byMaj. D..O.\ Live­ ly, chairman of the Far. East and China Famine Commissions. . An editorial about.the bank hok Gladys Robins0n v has been chofeeriLiday stated tiiat it had been;.or-. flered fbr ; ;the < protection; bf..?the., people' arid- for; the safeguaralng- .- v''.-; : of the reserve resources of the treasury of the United States, and urged residents to keep cool and not attempt to make heavy • with' drawals. The Garden Club of Chappaqua was to meet at the home of Mrs Henry Van Praag, president of the club, to -Jiear a talk on \The Spring Planting of Flowering Shrubs\ by A. D. Badour of, New York. Mr. Badour was associated with Alfred Griffert Jr., landscape architect toi; the World's Fair in Chicago. The New Castle Democratic Club scheduled a meeting in the Mdunt Kisco Legion Hall, at which the speaker was to be John J, Pollard, comptroller of Sing Sing Prison. All interested people were invited, regardless of political af­ filiation. Town Talk: The Women's So ciety of -\ the Congregational Church, realized about $28 'from a Food Sale held at the v home of Mrs. William* Bossehnan on Bed­ ford Rd . . . Mrs. M. Broderich of ^Brooklyn wa^, visiting-.her daughter, Mrs. Affcur Flajtefty. of Greeley Ave. *. Mrs; Harry Sails and daughter Jean of White Plains visited'i Mrs. A.^McCormick of Qjeeiey;.&ye'. . fc '.MrsiV..N.'.JL Larson was suffering .frorii; severe 3 Junes to her hand, caught in a othes wringer at her home on King<St >. V.^i-Thei. Pareht-Teacherj Assn. at Greeley iHigK ^S.cjiooll heard 'Principal^^Robert E.' Bell talk fOnrthe- subject,of ^Fitting the IK Schooled ^e'thiid»?;V^ ; -7 lp- 000 mile survey trip of North America. A number of the slides are to be published in the Na- t i o n a 1 Geographic Magazine's forthcoming special issue on Na­ tional Parks. The pictures include birds, mammals, amphibians, in­ sects, wildflowers and lichens as tional Park Sercice and the Na- well as lava caves and other vol­ canic features. The trip was made with special assistance of the Na­ tional Park Service and the Na­ tional Parks Association, and was made under the auspices of the National Audubon Society. Mr. Mohr will tell how to -get the most out of visits to Amer- ic's better known natural Won­ ders, how to make best use of the Park Service interpretive pro­ grams, how to avoid the crowds, and how to find, choice \out-of- the-way\ spots at short distances from the highway. For eight years Mi-. Mohr was director of education at the Phila­ delphia Academy of Natural Sci­ ences. While there he developed the now-famous program \Expedi­ tions for Everyone\ a program of lectures, classes, clubs and popular nature walks, which at­ tract 50.0Q0 persons a year. He is past president of the American Nature Study Society and is a member of the Explorers Club; Since 1947 he has been director of the National Audubon Satiety's year 'round nature and conserva­ tion education and research cen­ ter at Greenwich, Conn. The .sum* mer course's at this 400-acre sanc­ tuary each year attract teachers and yputh leaders from all \parts of the continent. Mr. Mohr's chief scientific avo­ cation is cave exploring (speleol-. ogy) and he has studied bats* blind fish, salamanders and other subterranean/life* in more,than 300 caves in the United States anc{ Mexico. He is the editor (with Howard Sloane) of \Celebrated! American Caves\ and the author (with- Allan Cruickshank) • of \Hunting with the Camera.'' His\ photographic work has appeared! in Life Magazine and many others.; PARTY. CRASHER ;NEW YORK-©-An ingenious resident of Greenwich Village.has: found an off beatway.'bf^gairihlg; entry to the .traditionally 'carefree parties\ .in; :tHat-, ; area. • of^ ffief-city.' He \simply advertises in, \.theWiK. lage- newspaper matches is v^ohigl research/'for.; ; a-/thesis .oriL'.h.oUse] parties'; ' • ''-'.>< •- y-.^

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