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JOHN S. FLEISCHER, son,of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fleischer of 1 Apple Tree Close, Chap- paqua is a candidate for the de­ gree of Bachelor of Science in Economics to be awarded next Wednesday by Holy Cross Col­ lege, Worcester Mass. Gov. Fost­ er Furcolo of Massachusetts will deliver the principal address at the college's 113th Commence­ ment at which 439 men will re­ ceive bachelor's degrees and sev­ en will receive master's de­ grees. Mr. Fleischer was a mem­ ber of Sanctuary Society, the Knights of Columbus, the His­ tory Outing and Metropolitan clubs, and the NROTC at the cvllege; played intramural sports for four years; and was a mem­ ber of the year book staff and of several committees. H0LL0WBR00K • •••»• * DRIVE-IN *-*:r* 1 Oregon Rd. Peekskill* LAkclani! S-4600 B-9777 [6 North Westefiesfer Times, Mt. Kisco, N. Y., June 4, 1959 Pound Ridge Players Need Suit of Armor ior Show The casting for \Lady in the Dark\ to be presented by the Pound Ridge Players has ,been completed with ihe possible excep­ tion of \one suit of armor\ which plays an important part in the iirst act. Peg B.urtchaell, POund Ridge 4-57S8, will be waiting to hear from anyone who can help the Players. Ralph Cummings of Lewisboro has been chosen for the leading male part of Charley Johnson This part was originally played by MacDonald Carey in the Gertrude Lawrence starring musical on Broadway. Mr. Cummings was in the original Broadway cast of \Finian's Rainbow\ and has ap peared on television and radio Both in Color ROSALIND RUSSELL \AUNTIE MAME\ SPENCER TRACY \OLD MAN AND THE SEA\ —STARTS SUNDAY— MAURICE CHEVALIER \Count Your Blessings\ \MAN INSIDE\ Mrs. Courtial Heads Juniors Mrs. Hans T. Courtial will be in charge of the Junior Section of the Chappaqua Garden Club dur­ ing the coming year. In her newly created position she will serve as a consultant and assistant in mat­ ters concerning garden club work in the public schools of New Castle. Mrs. Courtial has done volunteer work for the past year with the young people in the Special Serv­ ices Classes of Northern Westches­ ter, Chappaqua division. She has demonstrated principles of flower arranging, care of flowers and house plants. She reports that the students in Dr. Helen Braem's department show particular interst in study of flowers, birds and con- sei vat ion. In the Flower Show of the Chap­ paqua Garden Club last Tuesday and Wednesday, the winner of a Special Achievement Award in the Junior Section was Larry Keesler, a pupil in the Special Service classes. This is Larry's third award in a flower show. In the 1957 Chappaqua show he w6n a blue ribbon and in the Ninth District show last autumn he won a spe­ cial ribbon for \best arrangement in the Junior exhibit.\ Pnscilla Taft, who has also worked with Mrs. Courtial, won second place in the same arrangement class en­ titled \Birds of a Feather.\ TO HOST CLERICUS The Rev. Hugh Morton, rector of St. Luke's and Mrs. Morton will be hosts at a luncheon on Mon­ day June 8, of the executive conv mittee of the Westchester Clericus at the rectory. The luncheon will follow a meeting called to plan to organize the work of the Clericus for the year beginning with the meeting of the Clericus in Septem­ ber. Father Morton recently was elected President of the group made up of the Clergy of the Epis- ™ry i Church in Westchester County. Smoking Permitted PLAYHOUSE OF BEDFORD Route 22 BEdford 4-7300 Mats. Wed., Sat., Sun., Hols, at 2:30 — Eves, at 7 and 9 Thurs. thru Tues. June 4-9 \Hilarious!\—New York Times \Very Funny!\—Cue Magazine Walt Disney's THE SHAGGY DOG\ FRED MacMURRAY JEAN HAGEN Extra Added Attraction Walt Disney's \PETER AND THE WOLF\ 4 Showings Sat. and Sun. at 2:00, 4:00. 7:00 and 9:00 If Wed. thru Sat. June 10-13 7 — Big Days — 7 \Exciting Tense, Rousing Western!\ •—Cue Magazine JOHN WAYNE - DEAN MARTIN RICKY NELSON ANSIE DICKINSON \RIO BRAVO\ Extra Added Attraction Academy Award Winner — Best Cartoon Bugs Bunny in \KNIGHTY KNIGHT BUGS' 2:30, 7:07, 9:30 » VICTORIA Ossinlng Wl 1-6212 Now thru Sat., June 6 ALAN LADD CAROLYN JONES IN \THE MAN IN THE NET ALSO - ii • i AVA GARDNER IN NAKED MAJA\ Sun. to Tues., June 7 to 9 BROUGHT BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! ' RICHARD BURTON JEAN SIMMONS TN \THE ROBE\ ALSO SUSAN HAYWARD VICTOR MATURE MICHAEL RENNIE \DEMETRIUS AND THE GLADIATORS 11 His company, Ralph Cummings Productions Inc., produces radio and television commercials. Several husband and wife teams are working on this show. They include Ramon Gordon, director of the play, and Susie Gordon, his wife, who plays Maggie; Lew Al­ len as'Kendall Nesbitt and Babs Allen as Alison; Douglas Roth- acker, the set designer, and Jean Rothacker as Miss Stevens; Eno Anderson, vice president in charge production, a n d Joyce Anderson as Liza's mother. The Ander­ sons' daughter, Shirley, plays Liza as a small child*. The leading lady is Allenf Vaughn, who plays Liza. Others in the cast are Ebie Ensing, Una Murphy, Kate Zander, Ted Peay, Dick April and John Vogeler. The director of choreography is Elizabeth Rockwell and the choral director is \Skip\ Faulks, both of Pound Ridge. Paul Gordon of Gol- dens Bridge will be the pianist. He is a recorcl'ing engineer for Columbia anJ has a piano repair­ ing and tuning business at his hom£\ \Lady in the Dark\ a musical comedy by Moss Hart will be the first musical production for the Pound Ridge Players. This year it will be a tent show in order to accommodate the large audience usually at this traditional outdoor play and champagne supper par­ ty. Because of the gala nature of this outdoor production it is pre­ sented only for one night, Satur­ day, June 27. on the Pound Ridge School grounds. Frederick Ray To Complete ABA Course Frederick G. Ray, vice president of the Northern Westchester Na­ tional Bank, will return during • June to The Graduate School of IBanking at Rutgers — The State University for his third summer session. With session, which will be held on the university's campus in New Brunswick, N.J, June 8 through 20, he will complete his course at the school. Mr. Ray is one of nearly 1,100 bank officers who will attend the two-week session of the school, which is sponsored by the Ameri­ can Bankers Assn. This student body, from 44 states, the District of Columbia; Puerto Rico, and Colombia, S.A., representas' a ca­ pacity enrollment. . The Graduate School was found­ ed in 1935 by A.B.A. to provide an opportunity for advanced study for experienced bankers. The faculty for the 19F-9 session numbers ap­ proximately lOo outstanding bank­ ers, lawyers, educators, bank su­ pervisors, and government officials. During the session they will cover all phases of banking, economics, law, government, and related sub­ jects. Three major subjects are of­ fered by the School: commer­ cial banking, trusts, and savings management and real estate fi­ nancing. Mr. Ray is majoring in commercial banking. In addition to his three resident sessions at Rutgers, to qualify for graduation Mr. Ray must have completed two years of extension study at home and written a thesis based on original research in some phase of finance. Cornell Offers Bulletin On An Expansible House As families grow in size they are inevitably faced with the need for more living space. They must decide whether to buy or build a new house, remodel an old one, or change the house they are living in at present. One happy solution discovered by many is to plan on carrying out the remodeling job of an old house while living in it. If remod­ eling can be done a step at a time, they find it possible to fi­ nance the improvement out of income instead of going into debt. Moreover, this gradual remodeling allows them to live fairly com­ fortably in their home during con­ struction. Another economical plan for young families confronted with present building costs is tht idea of an expansible house. This means planning a new house care­ fully enough to permi teconomical and satisfactory expansion later. Extensive changes in window and door locations, removal of large areas of walls, and difficult roof alterations cost a great deal of money. They can be prevented to a great extent if thoughtful planning is done in the first place. Specialists at the New Yorld State College of Home^Economics AIR CONDITIONED Ample Parking Stamford, Conn. 2nd TERRIFIC WEEK A MAGMA ftcducflo. taveon 2a COIWMOt Produced by Directed by BUDDY ADLK - JOSHUA LOGAN v£388?2m DAILY MAT. 1:00, 4:00 Evenings 8: M SUN. CONT. 2:30-5:30-8:30 have prepared just such a design for a new home in Cornell Miscel­ laneous Bulletin 22, \An Expansi­ ble House\. Single copies are free to residents of the State whov write to the Mailing Room, Stone Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. CHURCH SCHOOL TO CLOSE As the Suffragan Bishop of New York will be making the annual episcopal visitation to St. Luke's Parish, Katonah, on June 14, clos­ ing exercises of the St. Luke's Church School will be held this Sunday, a week earlier than usual, and will take the place of the late service at 11 a.m. The rector, the Rev. Hugh Morton, will cele­ brate the Holy Communion at 8 a.m., and then at 11 a.m. officiate at a service of shortened morning prayer and after a brief address, present the pins and awards for attendance at the school sessions during the year. The parish choir under the direction of Eleanor Bri- eant Alleman will sing at this ser­ vice. The plumcot fruit was produced by Luther Burbank by crossing a plum and apricot. AIR CONDITIONED CTAMFORD STAMFORll, COK«. WOW PLAYING gii^ll/WR^BJELAFONTE INGER StEVENS ?MEL FERRER ;\ ^jpr? v '-TH C woRitx DAILY 1:10-3:30-4:50-8:00-10:10 SUN. 2:30-5:30-8:30 4STARLIGHT% NO. 1 VICE LORD OF ALL TIMES AL GAP0NE ROD STEIGER FAY SPAIN AND STEVE BRODIE \ARSON FOR HIRE\ —STARTS SUNDAY— \SEPARATE TABLES\ \MAN OF THE WESV ft R T. 9* C R OTO N - H A R M O N * C Rl - 8 7 O O & TV Producer Blames Public For Shoddy Programming (Editor's Note: John Bloch, of 74 East Way, Mount Kisco, a pro­ ducer and director of television unit, ,NBC, in addressing the Mount Kisco Lions Club last week blamed \Mr. Intelligent Public\ for .the type of entertainment and other programs offered on TV\ today. He painted a pretty sorry picture. He said that \Mr. Public\ should de­ mand decent programming at de­ cent hours. He advocated sending postcards, and if the thinking man is too lazy to write a card to stop buying the product that pays for shoddy programming.) Mr. Bloch's words follow: Anything I have, to say begins with a belief so basic that many of my co-workers in television may find it naive. I believe the majori­ ty of the viewing audience has in­ telligence. But I also think this same in­ telligent majority has approached television with a destructive kind of snobbery, thinking of television as a narcotic for fools. Here, plant­ ed in Mr. Intelligent Public's liv­ ing room is the most influential tool that has ever been invented for shaping the human mind, and he has refused to accept his re­ sponsibility for seeing that this medium is> used properly. His apathy has permitted television to become a monster that squats there oozing mediocrity out of its grey hole. And he must be made to realize how dangerous that mediocrity is, It filters into homes like a poison gas and works slowly but cor- |rosive$ night after night, offering neither escape nor entertainment, just stupification. Here is as subtle and effective a brain-washing wea­ pon for the American miir 1 as any scientist could devise. It seems inconveivable that the same man who would bar his door to a degenerate who tries to come in and take over his family's mind would willingly turn the knob that invites this same kind of pow­ er in. And now a state of im­ potence has been reached where [lie accepts unquestioningly the fact that he's being treated like a sim­ ple-minded child who isn't bright enough to understand more than the basic two thousand words but is rewarded once a week on Sun­ day afternoon with a squint at so- called stimulating programming, istic picture of life as it's lived. Now it is.virtually forbidden to do so. But maybe Mr, Intelligent Pub­ lic doesn't want to face the pres­ ent world as it exists. Maybe he'd like to shut it out of his home. Fine. Do it quickly though. The more we shut out the world the less time we'll have to worry about the world being there. We're one purple mushroom away from hav­ ing our world suddenly revert ,to the void it was before - the first methane gas started to accidental­ ly work toward forming a living cell. World Needs Help Today all of our efforts should be going toward facing the fact that we live in a world that needs help, not in sticking our heads in the sand. We Americans have been fighting a losing battle in this pe­ riod that may be the breather between a warm-up war and a fi­ nal war. And now that our tele­ vision programs are being sold for presentation everywhere from England to Japan we've unleash­ ed the moS$ destructive anti-Amer­ ican propaganda we could possibly use. These distorted pictures of American life, the same programs that we've condoned in our homes, represent us to the World. We can't laugh it off and say that other countries don't take our 'My Little Margie\ or \Highway Pa­ trol\ seriously. They do. This is all they know of us. This drivel is America as it appears to the world. And it hardly makes Amer­ ica worth serious consideration to them'. What should we send over in­ stead? That's up to you to decide. At the moment we have nothing. Not one regular half hour that really shows what we say, how we live, what *re dream, what we're afraid of. Not one show that tells the rest of the world that we're human as they are, human enough to make a go of living intelligently with them. And what can Mr. Intelligent Public do about it? Everything. It takes five minutes to write a post­ card. Five minutes to demand, not asK for, decent programming at decent hours. Unfonunauei.v i.^ problem is to goad Mr. Intelligent Public into talJng those five min­ utes. But if out of 20,000,000 who Nev/ Castle Tribune, Chappaqua, N. Y., June 4, .1959 1400 Youngsters Expected Tb Use Camping Facilities One-thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine will be a record camp-, ing season for Westchester young­ sters, according to Morton Hyman, supervisor of camping for the County Recreation Commission's Croton Point camps, who reports an advance registration almost tripling May 1958 figures. More than 715 two-week encampments* are already listed. Campers,, boys and girls of the Parra Shifts Police Forces HAWTHORNE- Patrolman Baltasar Parra of the Mount Pleasant town police will be wearing a different uniform after June 7. Parra was given the offical okay this week by town officials to trans­ fer to the Tarrytown Police De­ partment. The Town Board accept­ ed his resignation. He has been on the town force since November, 1957. The officer, who lives at 24 Ham­ ilton PI., Tarrytown, is twenty-nine years old. Born in Spam, he has lived 19 years in the Tarrytowns and. attended North Tarrytown High School. This programming, unfortunately,, through a typical evening :oi turns out to be just as deadly as the evening schedule, only bul­ kier and more earnest. And once in a great while special program­ ming is scattered around like nuts in an indigestable pudding. Not Concerned Because Mr. Intelligent Public hasn't been concerned, enough to do something about it, he has al­ most forfeited his right to demand a change. At this moment there isn't one regularly sched­ uled program during the reason-- able evening hours that says \You are worth something.\ How many shows in the past ten years have lifted you up, have left you proud to be what you are, have instructed you in that most vital of all do-it-yourself projects, the use of your brain? \The Price is Right?\ \Gunsmoke\? \Law­ rence 'Welk\? And the rise in quality the pub­ lic should demand doesn't mean denying television its function as entertainment. It should be the challenge of television to say what it has to say as compellingly as possible, be it on a cowboy show or a cooking class. Quality should be intrinsic in the programs, and without departing from entertain­ ment television should be able to face issues, to make statements, to anger people, to present a real- monotony only one per cent wrote in saying \Why treat us like idiots?\ that would be 200,000 post­ cards. And no one in the controll­ ing echelon of television could ig­ nore that, especially when the life of a program may be decided on a survey made by only 1,000 phone calls. And even if the thinking man stayed too lazy to write a post­ card there's something he can do without any effort whatsoever. He can get immediate action by grab­ bing the sponsors where it hurts, by their dangling pocketbooks. If one million people suddenly stopped buying a certain cigarette or brassiere or deodorant because that product paid for shoddy pro­ gramming, a'sponsor would revise the show that represented him in­ stantly. I agree with my co-workers and superiors 'that the only audience that bothers to do anything,about programming is the audience made up of the lunks who live lives on a \Price is Right'! level - But the . audience' that should matter is still the silent audience. The lunks are in the minority, and something is terribly wrong if they continue to rule what comes into our homes. Television can and should be the prime force that jolts people's heads out of the sand, that teaches us that there's something of value in life and hat there's hope for a future. county eight through thirteen years will enjoy two swims daily in the dawn blue L-shaped pool opened in 1958, sports activities on two new­ ly-completed multi-use black-top­ ped play areas adjacent to the pool and brand new California red­ wood bathhouse readied for this season. Summer camp, running from July 6 through Aug. 31, in four two-week encampments, is programmed and supervised by a staff of 110 qualified specialists in all phases of campcraft. More than 1400 youngsters' are expected to spend their summer at Boys Camp Kitchawanc and Girls Camp Senasqua, on the 210- acre woodland .peninsula at Har- mon-on-Hudson. Campers may register for two weeks or more at the Camping Dept. of the County Recreation Commission, County Office Bldg. in White Plains. Camp Registrar is Mrs. Dorothy Parson. MARCH FOR CP. NEW ROCHELLE — Approxi­ mately $3,700 has been collected during the Teacher's March for the United Cerebral Palsy fund. The drive, which is to be con­ tinued, was done door-to-door of every home and apartment house in the city. Goal for the fund has been set at $10,000. MUSIC - THEATRE BOX 518 RYE, N. Y. RYE 7-545? 3RD SMASH SEASON BROADWAY STARS & HITS_ MAIL ORDERS NOW JUNE 16-JUNE 28—THE MERRY WIDOW JUNE 30-JULY 12—BELLS ARE RINGING JULY 14-JULY 26—DUBARRY WAS A LADY JULY 28-AUG. 9-U'L ABNER AUG. 11-AUG. 23-BRIGAD00N AUG. 25-SEPT. 6-ZIEGFIELD FOLLIES Tues,, Wed., Thif., Sun. $3.60, 2.85,2.30, 1.50; Frl., Sat. $3.85, 3.35, 2.60, 1.75 HONEYMOON SPECIAL • In the romantic and beautiful Laurentians, 80 miles from Montreal, THE GRAY ROCKS INN offers six wonderful days and nights at an all-inclusive price of $130.00 to $148.00 for two. This price includes: room with bath, delicious meals, and free use of all recreational and social activities. In ad­ dition, Honeymooners will receive a free cocktail and a bottle of the best 1 French champagne. For reservations and information, write or call: GRAYR0CKSINN ST. JOV1TE, QUE. TEL. 17 Sutton 0pm 9uEy I hS Oeemwide Re «Wl For reservations— Writer P.O. Box 707, Watch Kill R. f. Teft Diamond 8-8760 N. Y. Office; MUrray Hill 2-8442 Or, Sa» yeur Travel Agent OPENS TUESDAY! e idgefield ANTIQUES FAIR RIDGEFIELD COMMUNITY CENTER Main Street ^••HP r Ridgefleld, Conn. JUNE 9-10-11-12-13 1 to 10:30 P.M. daily | Cfaing 6 P.M. Saturday • iAdm. ft JO opening day; thereafter (MS* • • • • e • • pilgiiiii WHEN YOU WANT at 72 the Cost- 4 tlnies raster with Oil-Powered Water Heaters Consult your Little Bill Oil Heat Dealer in the Yellow Pages under OILS-FUEL OIL HEAf INST1TUTE OF WESTCHESTER ;> 6 PALMER AVENUE, SCARSDALE. NT. ECTO Bicycles Schwinn Columbia Rudge New & Used—All Sizes Repairs on All Makes KEYS MADE MARINELLI'S 209 E. Main St. MO Kisco 6-8231 Hardware Clothing The Old Colony Shop of Chappaqua \Styling8 in Clothing for Women and Children\- King St. CH 1-0791 Funeral Homes BEECHER Funeral Homes ROger 9-0001 / TfUPHONt *.4t4f fcAST MAIM St. MOUNT KtSCO, N.V . ITS GARDEN TIME Check Your Needs Grass Seed - Garden Seed - Garden Tools Fertilizers - Hose Spreaders The Greeley Country Store, Inc. So. Greeley Ave. CHappaqua 1-0099-1199 Moving & Storage G. MARSHALL Agent Packing • Crating • Snipping United Van Lines, Inc. Van & Storage Co.. Inc. 7el«tMt. Kisco 6-538* ROger 0-0180 —Local & Long Distance— Pharmacies Everything for the Sickroom From carefully compounded drags to the latest In magazinea ft'<Z4 CADMAN'S PHARMACY Call CHap l-lOOO Television ' Oelker & Cox Air Conditioned Funeral Home S63 EAST MAIN STREET MOont EIsco 6-5891 SERVICE SALES MARINELLI'S 209 L Main St. M0 8-821J •' ''3 VX'f r,

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