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New Castle tribune. (Chappaqua, N.Y.) 1927-????, December 24, 1959, Image 3

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THE ROOSTER who had his \crow\ stolen by a wicked witch just before Christmas morn, so that he could not awaken Santa Claus for his annual visitation, stands here second from right as he discusses the probelm with Mr Lion. Bill Shalen is the roo­ ster and Ellen Stahl, the lion. These two main characters were part of the cast of the Pound Ridge Elementary School Christmas play, given Friday night in the school auditorium, to a full house of parents. The two little roosters are Karen Reinhardsen at left and Court­ ney Burr at right The play was written by Don Walter and Don Theodore of the Pound Ridge Faculty — Photo by Dante Raf- faeli Bedford Village News MAKES DEBUT Miss Cheray Zuderer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Zuderer, of McLain St., was among the debutantes presented at the Deb­ utante Cotillion and Christmas Ball on Monday. A freshman at Bennett College, she was honored at a large dinner dance given by her parents at their home, Apple Blossom Farm, in June, and at­ tended the Junior League Ball and the Grosvenor Ball. She will also be presented at the International Ball and will attend the Mistletoe Ball and the Mayfair Assembly. The annual Christmas party of the Adjustment department of the Reader's Digest was held at Nino's in Bedford on Thursday. The parishioners of the Bedford Presbyterian Church are receiving a Christmas greeting from the pas­ tor, the Rev. Thomas A. Hugart, and the session of the church in the way of a worship service to be used on Christmas. It is designed so that all the family may take part. White gifts were brought to the Christmas pageant in the .Bedford Presbyterian Church Sunday. These presents furnished by the children of the parish, wrapped in white paper, and marked as to age and sex of the child, will be sent to the Mount Morris Presbyterian Church in New York City for dis tribution . Church Items Blessed At St. Luke's KATOXAH— Two cruets of English crystal glass for the wine and water used In the Holy Communion service, new largo pew-size hymnals and two oak acolytes' chairs for use beginning at Christmas in the sanctuary of St Luke's Church, were blessed on Sunday by the Rev Hugh Morton, rector. The blessing took place at the time of the offertory in the late Euchanst. The cruets were given by friends in lieu of flowers at the time of the burial last summer of Florence Sainsbury Roggo. who was for many years a devoted parishion­ er of St. Luke's. The acolytes' chairs were given in her memory by her son, John Rogge, one of the first acolytes trained lor St Luke's by the late Canon II. Ayde Prich- ard when St. Luke's was a Chapel of Ease of St. Mark's Parish, Mount Kisco. The hymnals were given as a memorial to another devoted par­ ishioner of St. Luke's , Rebecca Wall, whose burial was the last taken by Canon Pritchard before St Luke's became a Mission of the Diocese of New York. Guild Sees Original Play MOUNT KISCO— Mrs. James Matts Jr. and Mrs. Serge Kluge wrote and produced, with children of St. Francis Ele­ mentary School, a Christmas play­ let, as part of the entertainment for the Guild meeting on last Mon­ day night. The Nativity was the theme around which the play was written. Members voted to donate $100 to the St. Mary's Mothers Fund, many making contributions at the meeting and others pledging vary­ ing amounts. Refreshments and an exchange of grab bag gifts brought the meet ing to a conclusion. Gavin K. MacBain of Baldwin Rd., treasurer of Bristol - Myers Co., has been named a trustee of the Union Square Savings Bank Christmas Greetings have been received by the North Westchester Times, New Castle Tribune from Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Van Cleve of Pea Pond Rd. who are vacationing in Sarasota, Fla. North Westchester Times, New Castle TrjKune, Mount Kfsco, N*Y„ Dee. 24, 195? Ellen Purdy, John Webster m Married in Bedford Church ^ , ' -wr •* At i 1. I AIDS PROJECTS Fox Lane's G.O. donated $25 to the March of Dimes this week, and they are supporting the fund for the four mothers critically in­ jured in the Mount Kisco car ac­ cident. Containers for the fund will be placed throughout the school Last week the students at the school brought clothing from home to be sent to the Save The Chil­ dren Federation, which is given to needy children in order that they may attend school. The class with the most poundage of clothing will receive a $30 prize, set up by both the senior high G.O. and the jun ior high G.O. A son, John Joseph, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Yursa of Pound Ridge Rd. in the Northern Westchester Hospital on Dec. 8. The new arrival has a brother, Michael. I DANCE RECITAL Mrs. Byrne Miller of Stamford Rd. held her semi-annual recital of modern creative dancing, in her home Thursday. Her students, which include small boys and girl between three and four years and girls through the Fourth Grade, were seen in the vrogram. In addi tion to parents, mothers of poten tial students were welcomed by Mrs. Miller. MISS ARLENE POTTS Arlene Potts Betrothed ToMr.Mullen YORKTOWN HEIGHTS— Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Potts of Hal- yan Road, Yorktown Heights have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Arlene Potts, to William Mullen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mullen Sr. of Woodside, L.I. A party at which the announce­ ment was made, was given by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ellis of Bound' brook Lane, Hunterbrook Gardens. Miss Potts is a graduate of the Yorktown High School, attended Sullins Clolege in Virginia and graduated from the Berkeley Secretarial Training School in White Plains. She is employed as a secretary at General Precision Laboratories in Pleasantville. Mr. Mullen, who formerly lived in Lincolndale, is a graduate of the Somers Central High School. He attended Syracuse University and is now a member of the junior class at Manhattan College in New York City. of his early training with Pan American World Airways as well as his personal travels which have taken him to Europe, Central and South America, the Caribbean and the Hawaiian Islands. BEDFORD— ' Miss Ellen Low Purdy, daugh­ ter of Mr. and\ Mrs. Thomas Lyon Purdy Jr., of Purdys, was mar­ ried Saturday afternoon in Bed­ ford Presbyterian Church to John Crosby Brown Webster, son of Mrs. Harold T. White, of Bedford Hills, and the late Dr. Leslie T, Web­ ster, of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. The Rev. Thomas A. Hughart and the Rev. John A. Cartmell officiated. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Miss Anne Pierre- pont Luquer, her cousin, was maid of honor and Mrs. H. Evan Snyder, sister of the bridegroom, was ma­ tron of honor. The other attendants were Mrs. Clinton J. Najarian and the Misses Joan Elizabeth Hemen- way, Gareth Griffiths and LuiK von Ehren. Peter Hunt Wyman, an­ other cousin of the bride, was a page. Harold T. White, stepfather of the bridegroom was best man. Ush­ ers were Dr. Leslie T. Webster Jr. and Dr. Henry deF. • Webster, brothers of the bridegroom; H. JEv- anr Snyder, brother-in-law of the bridegroom; Thomas Lyon-Pur- dy 3d, brother of the bride, and Warren H. Hollinshead and Ron>» aid Ohl. Mrs. Webster is a graduate of Miss Hall's Schol and attended Connecticut College. Mr. Webster was graduated from Amherst, '57 and is a senior at Union Theological Seminary, New York, where he is preparing for the Presbyterian ministry. Miss Wanda Peters, Dr. Dick Married in Mount Kisco Pound Ridge Activities Robert Lasus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lasus of Westches­ ter Ave , is home for the Christ­ mas recess from Northwood Pre­ paratory School at Lake Placid. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Langland of Barnagat Rd. will entertain both sets of parents for Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hauser of New York City arrive Christmas Eve and Mr. and Mrs. George Lang- .and, parents of Mr. Langland will join the family circle for dinner. s § g BEST WISHES $ I A joyous Christmas 1 to everyone! HILLTOP Auto Sales ? 495 E. Main St. Tel. MO 6-9100 \ Mount Klsro, N. Y. aell of Tatomuck Rd. will have his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. N.J. Keeney of Long Island, as house guests for Christmas week end. The Pound Ridge Garden Club has recessed until after the first of the year, when Mrs. Carl Har­ ris of Horse Shoe Hill, president, will call an executive session in preparation for re-opening of ac tivities in March. The new home of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Wise on Horse Shoe Hill is nearing completion and while not ready for Christmas will soon be ready for occupancy. The Wise family is spending the last Christ­ mas in their Pound Ridge Rd. home. The Pound Ridge Community Church will have two Christmas services, the candlelight service at 11 p.m. Christmas Eve and the family service at 10 o'clock on Christmas morning. The pastor, the Rev. Memtt Queen, wil' preach the Nativity sermon. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Callan of Westchester Ave. will have a Christmas Day dinner party for 18, which will include the Rev. Mer- ntt Queen, Mrs. Queen and their three children, Mr. and Mrs. F. D Lassell of Bedford, Mrs. Roberl Simmons and daughter Cari o New York City and Miss Barbara Donald, who makes her home with the Queens. Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Titterton o South Salem Rd. have their two sons home for the Christmas re­ cess. Charles is in from Harvard University and Louis from Choate School in Wallingford, Conn. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Burtch Mr. and Mrs. William T. Baylis of Westchester Ave., will have her brother, Harry Wickins and a brother-in-law, Harold Conant, for the Christmas holidays. The two men are coming in from Massa chusetts. Mrs. Helen Federico, Pound Ridge painter, will have two pTc tures in national magazines. In the Women's Day for February and in Fortune Magazine for January, she will have a picture of Washing ton Square in New York City. Mrs. Jesse Skolkin of South Sal­ em Rd. who with Mrs. Richard Mancmi of West Lane, co-chair manned the Book Fair at the Pound Ridge School, reports that there will be close to $800 turned into the treasury of the Paren' Teachers Assn., sponsors of the project. With only a few minor bills outstanding, and promises of donations to swell the fund, final receipts should reach this figure Mrs. Skolkin appreciated the ex traordinary help from members o] the faculty in promoting the Fair and the generous response from parents and the community a large. THE TWO LITTLE roosters pictured here, are sent by \Big Rooster\ through the forest to see if they can find his \crow which a witch has stolen, to pre­ vent him from awakening Santa Claus. At left is Karen Reinhard­ sen and at right Courtney Burr. They are announcing that they have found the missing \crow\ in a silver cup in the possession of \Packrat.\ The stage settings for this Pound Ridge School play were the work of Neil Mcdon­ ald's industrial arts classes and Mr. Theodre's enriched art group. Costumes were in the hands of Mrs. Robert Gage, Mrs. John Wagner, Mrs Robert Braun and Miss Ruth CosteHo, Miss Carrie Rice *and Miss June Rummler of the faculty, with fine -backing by the mothers and fath­ ers of the Parent Teacher As­ sociation. Photo by Dante Raf- faeli Volunteers Aid Greens Day Program BEDFORD HILLS— Volunteers who worked under the leadership of Miss Moyca Newell, during the Greens Day program in the Bedford Hills Com­ munity House were Mrs. Irwin Smith, Mrs. Charles Russell, Mrs. G. L. Weems, Mrs. George C. Haas, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mar­ shall, Mrs. Russell Law and Mrs. L. L. Dawson. Coffee was served on Wednes­ day and Thursday by a Commu­ nity House committee, under the chairmanship of Miss Celeste Thieriot, assisted by Mrs. Daw­ son. Pvt. Jbn Van Akin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis G. Van Akin of Stone Hill Rd., is receiving his boot training at Parris Island, S.C. with) the U.S. Marine Corps. As part (^'recognition seminary Sunday in the Bedford Presbyter­ ian Church on Dec. 27, John Web­ ster, a member of the church and a senior at Union Theological Sem­ inary will preach. His sermon is entitled \Between Two Gardens.\ i Mr. Webster was married on Satur day to Miss Ellen Low Purdy in the Bedford church. He will be re turning from his honeymoon to take part in this service. So far [ as it is known, Mr. Webster is the first candidate for the ministry from the local congregation. I YULE PARTY The Steffi Nossen School of Dance staged its annual Christmas par­ ry and dance recital in the Sis- qua School on Wednesday between 3 and 6:30 p.m., for parents and friends. The children made their own costumes, planned the recital program and did their own chore­ ography. A grabbag exchange of Christmas gifts topped off the fes­ tivities. Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Barlow of Hickory Lane have named their new daughter, Susan Lane who was born in the Northern West­ chester Hospital on Dec. 12. The young lady has a brother, Robert. Mrs. Barlow is the former Miss Betty Hay of Pound Ridge. MOUNT KISCO— Miss Wanda Peters of 16 Dakin Ave., Mount Kisco, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Peters of 926 Acker Ave., Scranton, Pa. be­ came the bride of Dr. Samuel Pov- lin Dick, son of Mrs. Freda Dick of Bridgeport, Conn, and the late Max W. Dick, on Sunday. Rabbi Sanford Hahn performed the cere­ mony in the Jewish Community Center after which a reception was held at the Chimney Corner Inn, Stamford, Conn. The bride, given in marriage by her father, \*are a street length gown of ivory brocade, made on princess lines with a bateau neck line and long sleeves. The bell- shaped skirt featured a large bow at the back. A shoulder-length\veil of silk illusion was held by a head­ dress of brocade, outlined in seed pearls and she carried a bouquet of white camellias and ivy. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hi 11man, of Bridgeport, brother-in-law and sister of the bridegroom, attended the couple. Mrs. Hillman wore a gown of midnight blue with match­ ing headdress and carried garden­ ias and pink rosebuds. The couple will honeymoon in Palm Beach. Mrs. Dick is a graduate of Pratt Institute and had her Master's de­ gree in Education from New York University. She is a member of Pi Lambda Theta of Rho Chapter, the New York State Teachers As sociation and the National Educa tion Association. She is employed at the Bedford School of Central School District Two. Dr. Dick is a graduate of Colum­ bia and New York University and has his own dental practice in Bridgeport, where the couple will Mrs. Bateman Lewis of Croton Falls will entertain her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Mount of Sara- | sota, Fla. and Bedford Village dur­ ing the holidays. Another guest at Mrs. Lewis' home will be her sis­ ter, Bonnie Mount, on vacation from the Northfield School for Girls, Northfield, Mass. ENTERS NEW BUSINESS David Wilde, former co-editor of The Record in Katonah, has re­ cently become associated with Celebrity Tours, Inc. at 57 West 47th St., in New York City. The agency, fully accredited by all air­ line and steamship conferences, specializes in personalized travel service through its associations with representatives throughout the I world. Mr. Wilde's contribution to the agency is largely as a result SCREEN TOUR SLATED Charles E. Mohr, director of Swiss Pines, Valley Forge, Pa., and formerly head of the Audubon Nature Centre at Greenwich, will be guest speaker at the showing of \Outdoor Almanac\ third in the series of Audubon Screen Tours which is being presented to this community by the Bedford Audu­ bon Society. The color motion pic­ ture is scheduled to appear at the Fox Lane School on Saturday eve­ ning, Jan. 8, at 8:30 o'clock, ac­ cording to Nicholas Shoumatoff, president of the Bedford group. Flying to,. Cincinnati for the .holi­ days is Mrs. Marion Wiltse-'of Beat ford Village. There she will visit with her son, Roland Wilse, and his family. Mr. Wiltse was a mem­ ber of the Reader's Digest trans­ portation some years ago. He is now an announcer and disc jockey on radio station WSA in Cincin­ nati. Mrs. Wiltse is in the Con­ densed Books entry department of the Digest. On the Japanese Island of Hiro­ shima is a pine tree known as i \the\ Dragon's Beard.\ It is only jtwo feet high, but stretches 85 feet- along the ground. Jay Stahl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Stahl of Old Church Lane, arrived home on Friday from Deerfield Academy for Christmas with his parents. Mrs. Stahl's moth­ er, Mrs. Fred Treml will also be a holiday guest. ive. \PARTY CATERING\ i I • Trays i A i • Canapes * i • Hors D'oeuvres a • Roasted Turkeys j 1 « • Chicken Liver Pate] • Petits Fours Parisiens Imported Rare Cheese x TOWNE I Delicatessen PA I 41 Main Street - MOunt Kisco 6-9151 | CARTISANO'S Shoe Store 21 KING ST. CHappaqua 1-0876 We whh you and your loved ones all the joys of a Merry Chrhimasl Culligan SOFT WATER 21ARMONK ROAD • (At the Cross Roads) Mount Kisco, N.Y. Telephone MO 6-8818 Modern and Contemporary Tables Galore! complete presentation . . . walnut, mahogany, formica, plate glass and brass or lucite, free form, round, square, oval, oblong, and . . . commodes with drawers... - national' brands and custom made pieces ranging from $19.95 to ,$149.00. urnlture futures OPEN THURSDAY EVENINGS BUDGET PLAN • 3 FLOORS 154 MAIN STREET WHITE PLAINS Municipal Parking Nearby FOR 1 H7IPPY 7IND SAFE CHRISTMAS • Keep your Christmas tree away from danger of fire (such as open fireplaces, lighted cigarets and sparks from electric trains), and place its base in water. • Before decorating, see that lights and electrical connections are in good condition. • Replace frayed tree wiring and burned out bulbs. • Use only wiring sets having the Underwriters' Laboratories label. • Turn off tree lights before leaving the house or going to bed. • Keep extra fuses of the right size on hand. • Be careful of falls; use sturdy ladder for climbing and keep electric cords, toys and gift wrappings from underfoot • Be wary of icy sidewalks and steps. • Start automobile trips early and take it easy, especially if roads are snowy and slippery, obeying all traffic regulations. • Watch out for \the other fellow/' and for pedestrians, particularly in happy crowds of Yuletide shoppers. Cow SdMCrs wishes you the Happiest and Safest Christmas Ever!

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