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CHAPPAQUA NEWS . PAGES 5,13,22 News of other North Westchester communities on inside pages. Chapped.*-*' 5 CENTS Serving Mount Kisco 81 Years—No. 14 Mount Kisco, N. Y., Thursday, September 17,1959 SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT MOUNT KISCO, N.Y., AND CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. Serving New Castle 32 Years Services Held For Miss King, Killed on L. I. MOUNT KISCO— A memorial funeral sc.\ice was conducted Friday at .\5 p m. in St. Mark's Episcopal Church- follow­ ed by a service Saturdav at 12 noon in Tnnitv Church. Newport. R I . for MiiS Celeste Winar,, King, daughter of Mr and Mrs James M. Ki 'Z •'' of Chestnut Ridge Rd . Mount Ki^co. who was killed Thursday morning with hei escort, Eric Rutherford of Old \Vestbur\, L I . as Iho couple were returning home from two paitic> on the North Shore in Long Is­ land Miss King was the giand- riaughtpr of the late Canon I! Ad\r Pnchard, a former rector of Si Marks church for many \ears. and the late Mrs. Ma -garet Hutton Pi'iehard Miss Kng and Mr Rutherford had attended a party for two debu­ tantes at the Piping Rock Country Club in Locust Valley and \hen gone on to a party for three young wompn at a private home in Lo­ cust Valley\ Miss King was to have been one of 12 debutantes honored at the 71st annual Tuxedo Ball Oct. 24 in Tuxedo Park. N. Y. She was to have been presented by her aunt. Mrs Trescott A. Bueli. The debutante graduated last June from the YAhe] Walker School at S.mshurv Crmn Sho would ha\e attended Biiarcliff Junior College tins f.ill Besides her parents, survivors •include a younger brother, Timothy and two younger sisters Justine and Deborah. NEW spiritual leader of Tem­ ple Beth E! of Northern West- (hester, Chappaqua, Rabbi L. Mel\.\n Helfgott, his wife and three children present a charm­ ing family port!ait as thev pose for Photogtaphcr Dons B. Kirch- hot'f in their home at 34 Orchard Ridge Rd. The children are Jan­ et, three: Steven, six, and Judy, one. Rabbi Helfgott, who will be installed officially at services tomorrow night, comes to Chap­ paqua from Chariotesville, N.C. Temple to Install New Rabbi Tomorrow CHAPPAQUA Former installation services f\»r R ihbi L Melvvn Helfgott will be held tomorrow (Fridav) at Tem­ ple Beth El of Northern West­ chester. The ceremony will fol­ low the regular 8*45 Friday night sen ice. to be conducted by Rich­ ard Blner. Presiding over the in­ stallation will be Rabbi Eugene Lipman. director of Synagogue Activities of the Union of Ameri­ can Hebrew Congregations of which Temple Beth El is an af­ filiate. Supervisor Arthur L. Green of New Castle will welcome the new rabbi to the community, which can expect his participation in non-secular as well as religious;immunity activities. Rabbi Helfgott's repu-i tation for ser\ ice to his former community of Charlotte, N. C. was widely known. Rabbi Helfgott and his wife. El­ len, have moved into the house at 34 Orchard Ridge Rd. which will be their residence. Mrs. Helf­ gott was graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1949 and she holds an M. A. degree in social work from Smith Col lege. Rabbi and Mrs. Helfgott are the parents of three children Steven, six; Janet, four; and Jud­ ith, one and a half. Following the ceremonies to­ morrow night, a reception and Oneg Shabbat have been arrang­ ed by the Women's Guild., The is welcome to the serv­ ices and the installation. . -. - Salvato, Bailie Win in Bedford Vote; coll Named by Write- DAVID E. SCOLL POLIO SHOTS AT FAIR Polio shots will be administer ed by the Westchester County Department of Health today from 2 - 4 p m. and tomorrow from 6 - 8 p m. Phvsicians and nurses will be present at thcs<-> hours to administer poho \accme to resi­ dents of Westchester Countv. nmversary For Neiv Castle LWV CHArPAQUA- In a fast growing community. Westchester variety, ten years can take on the aspects of an aeon in town history. Through the eyes of the five past presidents of the League of Women Voters of New Castle, now celebrating its tenth anniversary, the years since the founding have been filled' with rap­ id change, stimulating problems, and a feeling of accomplishment. \During my term we were main­ ly concerned with the mechanics getting a new organization going,\ explained founding president Mrs B.P.E. Wolbarst, now a real estate agent. \And after a year of kindergar­ ten as a provisional League, our first big step in Town as a full fledged League failed.\ recalled succeeding president, Mrs. James Bernson, who now practices law. \We wanted the town to buy Plot 26 opposite the bank in Chappa­ qua, and we lost. But we learned a lesson there, one we haven't for gotten. In order to work success fully in New Castle we had to (Turn to Page 21. Please) Bedford Pulpit Filled Presbyterian Church Calls Jersey Cleric BEDFORD— Historic Bedford Presbyterian Church, whose roots are entwined with the founding of the town nearly three centuries ago. will welcome a new pastor Sunday, Oct. 4. The congregation or Sunday ap­ proved the recommendation of the Pulpit Committee that the Rev. Thomas A. Hughart of Bloomfield, N. J. be called. Mr. Hughart was present and officiated at the 11 o'clock worship service. The twenty-seven-year-old cleric will become the 35th minister to serve the parish, which was jounded m 1K8 1 . and will succeed the Rev. John A. Cartmell, who resigned earlier this year to ac­ cept a post in St. Louis, Mo. Mr. Hughart comes to Bedford from the Watchung Presbyterian Church in Bloomfield, where he is associate minister. There he preaches on alternate Sundays with the Rev. David H. Newsom. He also moderates the Session at every other meeting. His work also involves advising the Young Adult Fellowship, (Turn to Page 21 Please) Owner Battles Comity over Camp Area By MILTON HOFFMAN WHITE PLAINS— The president of the develop­ ment firm that owns land in North Salem that the county seeks to buy through condemnation says he wiil battle the county m the courts because he doesn't think the coun­ ty is offering a fair price. The county is seeking 600 acres of the 1,000 acre tract known as Port of Missing Men for its new recieation camps. The property is owned by Mountain Lakes in West Chester. Inc The president of the corporation is Abraham K. Kaufman, a New York City attorney who is also at' torney for the proposed World's Fair in New York. Kaufman and his associates 'bought the estate from the Port of Missing Men, Inc. on Nov, 15, 1957 jior pimost a half million dollars-^- or about $493 an acre, deed rec­ ords indicate. A year later the cor poration was formed. Some of the principals in Moun­ tain Lakes inAVestchester are Ben­ nett Rose or*Mount Venon, presi dent of New York Tile & Terrazo Co.: Siditey Bernstein of Scars- dale, formerly of Mount Vernon president of Cornell Real Estate Management Co.—named for his college, and Marvin Levy and Ar thur Deutsch of Nassau County. Kaufman said that soon after purchase, his firm hired W. Lee Moore of Scarsdale as site plan­ ner for the development. Moore has also done work for the county, including the present planning for Westchester Commu­ nity College. Kaufman said that Moore had nothing to do with the transactions between the county and the owners of the property re­ garding purchase. Kaufman's firm, according to him, bought the property and was installing roads, repairing beach­ es, and subdividing the plots for resale to persons interested in building summer homes near the many lakes on the property. The firm itself does not build. O'Connell Withdraws in New Castle CHAPPAQUA— An organized write-in campaign by the New Castle Democratic Committee which purposely de feated one of its own candidates for the Town Council highlighted an otherwise routine Primary Day Tuesday in which there were no contests in either major party. The Democratic write-in can didate for council, David E. Scoll, defeated the Democrats' original choice for the position, William H. O'Connell. The Democrats or ganized the drive for Scoll during the weekend after O'Connell an­ nounced his withdrawal because of the death of his wife last week O'Connell has four young chil­ dren. Voters Instructed A sheet of instructions was giv­ en each voter by the Democrats which showed how to vote for Scoll. Democratic Town Chairman Frederick Byrne said the com­ mittee \regretted the sad circum­ stances that made necessary O'Connell's withdrawal\ but em­ phasized that the committee \had been guided entirely by his wish­ es \ Byrne said the committee \be­ lieved itself fortunate to have a man of Scoll's qualities to replace O'Connell on the ticket.\ \Scoll is a man of stature, con­ versant with town affairs who will bring to the office of Coun­ cilman the experience of years of successful law practice,\ the committee noted*. O'Connell stated that he was \pleased that members of the Democratic Party have selected David Scoll to be the party can­ didate.\ He added that he would work for Scoll's successful cam­ paign' and election in November. Harvard Graduate Sctjlt a. member' of the law firm of Taylor, Scoll and'Simpi* (Turn to Page 15, Please) Bedford Hills Readies Site For New Roll BEDFORD HILLS— This community's old frame Honor Roll has been torn down but a war veterans committee appoint­ ed to plan erection of a new one reports that its drive for funds has struck a serious snag. The committee has announced that it will need about $3,500 to erect a new Honor Roll at the junction of Route 117 and Bedford Center Rd. but only about half the quota has been received. Volunteer workers ripped? down the sixteen year old frame Honor Roll over the weekend and the site is ready for construction of a new five-ton granite Honor Roll. Names of more than 400 war (Turn to Page 21, Please) Ryan, Clark Defeated by GOP Regulars BEDFORD — The hotly contested and widely publicized Republican Party con­ tests for two Town offices result' ed in decisive victory Tuesday for designees of the Republican Town Committee. Although the polls closed at 9 p.m., the laborious task of count- TRIUMPHANT in the two con­ tests which enlivened the Bed­ ford Republican primaries, Ed­ ward T. Salvato (left) and Ar­ thur S. Bailie conter with Town Chairman A. Ross Jones in his law office in Katonah. Salvato, Mount Kisco attorney, turned back the challenge of the in­ cumbent Judge J. Franklin Ryan to win the party's official nom­ ination for justice of the peace in November election. Bailie, town superintendent of high­ ways, won renomination by de­ feating Louis Clark—Staff Photo by Warren Inglese Kindergarten To Have Own Psychiatrist WHITE PLAINS— As a result of a three-year pilot study of emotional disturbance in children of kindergarten age, a full-time psychiatrist has been ap­ pointed to serve Bedford and Pound Ridge schools. Miss Ethlyn Williams, who con­ ducted the study, reported the ap­ pointment to directors of the West­ chester Children's Assn. Tuesday at the September meeting at the \association building on Lake St. The stud>*an Pound Ridge, de­ signed seek out disturbed children at the kindergarten level, was the first pilot project conducted by the Children's Assn. in cooperation with Columbia University. The Pound Ridge study was completed in June 1958. The pilot programs will be used to de­ termine methods of identifying the emotionally disturbed child as ear­ ly as kindergarten and to produce treatments for children of this age. Miss Williams said a study will be started in Chappaqua this term. Ossining schools have entered the second year of the three - year study. The project in Hartsdale schools was completed in June. Mrs. Shelby Collum Davis, board chairman, presided at the meet­ ing. DEFEATED in the Bedford Republican primary in the con­ test for superintendent of high­ ways, Louis Clark announced to­ day that \in the interests of party unity,\ he would not run as independent but would sup­ port the regular Republican can­ didates. Clark pointed out that a three-way contest \could bene fit only the Democratic party.\ Town GOP Chairman A. Ross Jones was quick to warmly praise Clark for his action and predicted a Republican sweep at the polls in November—Photo by D. B. Kirchhoff (Stories on Primary Election results in North Castle, North Salem, Yorktown, Pound Ridge, Lewisboro and Somers appear on Pago 15) ing more than 1,700 paper ballots— and checking their validity, was not completed until yesterday at p.m. Invalid ballots delayed count. Town Chairman announced these figures for the the Bedford vot­ ing districts: For Justice of the Peace: Ed­ ward T. Salvato. 981; Judge J. Franklyn Ryan, 754. For Supt. of Highwavs: Arthur S. Bailie. 1,176; Louis Clark, 537. Carries 8 Districts Salvato. Mount Kisco attorney, who was designated by the Com­ mittee, carried eight of the 10 districts over Judge Ryan, a veteran of 37 years on the bench, who was denied renomination by GOP town leaders. Bailie, incumbent superintendent of highways, and designee of the committee, was an easy victor, carrying all ten districts over Louis Clark, a former employe of the Bedford High Dept. The vote by district was as fol­ lows: SALVATO: First, 156; Second, (Tiwn to Page IB, Please) Area Makes At Big \A\ BEDFORD HILLS— A Bedford horse trainer and a Mount Kisco horse owner had the distinction Monday of winning the first race at the opening of the \Big A,\ New York's mammoutb racetrack, the new Aqueduct on Long Island. The trainer was Thomas Waller of Tanrackin Farm, the owner was William Ewing of Broad Brook horse. His name was Four Lane Rd. And let's not forget the horse. His name was Four Lane, (Turn to Page 21, Please) Bedford Hills to Dedicate New Post Office $315,500 Addition Proposed for BHES BEDFORD— Following a study by a commit­ tee of some 45 citizens of Bed­ ford Central School Dist, headed by Mrs. Stanford G. Blankship Jr. the Board of Education has given the president of the board, Norman Pierce authorization to make application to the Commis­ sioner of Education requesting ap­ proval of preliminary plans for an addition to the Bedford Hills Ele­ mentary School. The cost of the project is estimated at $315,500. A year ago at the suggestion of another citizen group working on the Bedford Village addition, the Board of Education closed a wood­ en hut south of Bedford Hills School which was serving as a kitchen and cafeteria. The need for kitchen and cafeteria facilities, coupled with an impending need for additional classroom space, made the committee study and the board action necessary. Preliminary plans for four class­ rooms, a cafeteria and kitchen de­ veloped cooperatively by the archi­ tect and the committee were adopted by the Board of Educa­ tion. Architects for the two story addition are Sherwood, Mills and Smith of Stamford, Conn. Bard attorney, Raymond A. Carter, was directed to prepare a resolution calling for a special district meeting on Wednesday, Oct.28, at which time a bond is­ sue would be voted. A preliminary hearing on the proposed addition was set for Wednesday, Oct. 21 at The Fox Lane School. WELCOME to Bedford Pres byterian Church is extended to the Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Thom­ as A. Hughart by Mrs. Adrian Van Sinderen Jr., wife of the chairman of the Pulpit Com­ mittee. Mr. Hughart will become pastor of the historic parish Sunday, Oct. 4. He is now as­ sociate minister of the Watch­ ung Presbyterian Church in Boomfield, N.J. — Photo by D. B. Kirchhoff 4 Chappaqua School Girls Plan Intensive Appeal for SPCA CHAPPAQUA Two eighth grade girls at Rob­ ert E. Bell School here have re­ sponded to an emergency appeal for funds by the Westchester So­ ciety for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals by initiating a Dollars For Dogs drive. Sandy Holden of Kipp St. and Patty Mountrey of Colony Row already have signed up more than 30 classmates for a door-to-door canvass of the Chappaqua area Saturday. The girls have named neighbor­ hood captains and a meeting will be held today to plan the campaign and to enlist additional workers. A table will be set up in the business section of Chappaqua to solicit Saturday shoppers. The girls have expressed hope that a successful campaign in h Chappaqua will inspire teenagers in other communities to conduct their own drives for the SPCA. All donations will be turned over to Mrs. Willard R. Espy of Mount Kisco for the SPCA- Ca m p a i g n workers already signed include Robin R u s s e 1, \Liz\ Carlebach, Madeline Burke, Georgia Melville, Barbara John­ son, Renee Rode, Shelly Taylor, Karen Timme, Noel Forest, Mary Buckner, Susie Williams, Maureen Tully, Robby Hamblen, Janet Car­ rier, Marilyn Olsen, Beverly Mol- er, Steffi Fay, Carol Orsenigo, Sandra Henschel, Helen Benedict, Allison Fellows, Sue Davis, Chris Keenan, Brenda Carlson, Crissie Lossing, Kathy Heyel, Sandra Shea, Alice Kifner and Wendy Fletcher. BEDFORD HILLS— Bedford Hills' spic 'n span new Post Office at 59 Adams St. will be dedicated formally Saturday at 2 p.m. with elaborate ceremonies in which the entire community has been invited to participate. In the event of rain, the exer­ cises will take place at Bedford Hills Elementary School. With Oren Root of Bedford, a special assistant to Gov. Rockefel­ ler, presiding as master of cere­ monies, the speakers will include Lester J. Bradshaw, executive sec­ retary to Rep. Edwin B. Dooley; Thomas E. CoHins, field services officer for the New York Region of the U. S. Post Office Dept.; Supervisor Douglas Barrett of Bedford and Postmaster Anthony Zottola. Dedication of the new facility will mark another milestone in the history of Bedford Hills postal service, which was first estab­ lished in 1848, and will help to meet the sharply increased mail business in the area. Reviewing the history of the Post Office, Postmaster Zottola pointed out that ten years ago. the annual revenue was $30,752 as compared with $46,021 today. He also released the following fig­ ures: Number of employes today— 10, compared with three ten years ago. Number of postal routes served by the local postal facilities to­ day—three, compared with one ten years ago. Number of mail collection boxes today — 11, compared with none ten years ago. Including Zottola, six postmas­ ters have served Bedford Hills during the past 110 years. They included George Gardener, 1848- 1887: George Sarles, 1887-1893; William Harris, 1893-1896; William B. Adams, 1896-1916; Irving Bar­ rett, 1916-1933, and James P. Brunn, 1933-1958. Zottola has serv­ ed since 1959 and earlier this year, his permanent appointment as postmaster was confirmed by the U. S. Senate. New Building Leased) The new post office, only two doors removed from the old build- (Turn to Page 21, Please) CHIEF JAMES MATTONI points out some of Mount Kis- co's newer fire fighting equip­ ment to Mayor Betty Potter, Chief Raymond Brady of White Plains, John Marshall of Mount Kisco and Chief Walter Studwell of Port Chester at a meeting of the Westchester fire chiefs last night in the Green St. Firehouse,

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