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VFW band marathon nets $ 408 for fund Northern New York's Greatest Weekly The VFW Country Western Marathon held Sunday for the benefit of the Heart Fund was successful with a total of $406 27 being realized. Northern New York area bands donating their music for this benefit were: Country Rejects, Gouverneur; Buckskins, Pot- sdam ; Mustangs, Watertown; Hoedowners, Watertown; \Country Riders, Gouverneur; Qieatin Hearts, Newton Falls; ^ross Country ^Beat, Natural Bridge; and Joel Reynolds, fcouverneur. \Donations for music and dancing brought in $220.06, and coin i canisters held $7.19 more, with 1 severs* pledges phoned in during the afternoon yet to be added Eighty-four dollars was realized on a cart load of groceries donated by the^J & C, A & P. and LSblaws food stores An extra $97 was made onNthe gift of a puppy, ( a registered miniature poodle, with papers) Coop meeting Saturday night Directors will be elected at the Gouverneur Co-operative Associations annuai.Jxieeting Saturday The meeting wiU be held at the West£ide Elementary School at 8 p.m. There will be a speaker for the pro-am Refreshments will be served and several door prizes will be awarded All patrons are in^jted to at- tend that was given by eight-year-old Ronald Youngs, Route 5, Gouverneur Ronald suffers a heart disease and attends the Heart CUnic. Members of the V provided food for the bands to eat throughout the day. Two Leap Year babies born Two Ltap Ytar b*bits, a boy and a girl, wtrt born in tht Edward John Nob It Hospital on Tuesday, Feb. 29. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Otis (Grace) Woods, 85 Depot Street at 2:53 a.m. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence (Judy) Hitch- man, ->iorth Short Road, , Harrisville at 8:45 a.m. Class of 1962 to hold meeting The Class of 1962^ planning a - 10th reunion on Aug. 12 at U)e .Elks Club According to Mrs Laura Me Adam, publicity chairman, only eight members of the class have attended the meetings to date There are approximately 40 Class of 1962 graduates living in the area Mrs. Me Adam urges these people to attend the meeting to be held Sunday, i March 5. at the Clearview \Restaurant at 8 p.m. First woman to run for local office Mary Welch bids GOUVERNEUR TRIBUNE-PRESS VOL. 85 NO. 26-. WEDNESDAY. MARCH I.\ IQ72 18 PAGES .Gouv«rn«ur, New York — Dairy-Mining Center of The North for trustee/post Rescue Squad .members complete diving course Mr§ Mary Welch, Barney St . was nominated to run for the post of village trustee at the Democratic caucus Thursday night in the municipal building If elected, she would be the first woman to serve as trustee No- Candidate was named for *he second vacancy on the vrllage board William C ^Foster, chairman of thp village Democratic eomrnitfee served as caucus chairman and Richard McLean acte^ as secretary _ . Mrs Wejcii was born Dec 17. 1920 \yf Germantown. Pa . dauefcHerjof Rev and Mrs Irving A McGrew She graduated from /inden Hall, Litite, Pa and at- tended Reading Schdol of -Business' in Reading. Pa. . She worked in New York until her marriage to Charles J Welch who is employed by the^'ew York State Department o^^abor- Employment Divis^W in Ogdensburg The Welches lived in Ogden- sburg and Geneva before moving to Gouverneur in 1961 They have seven sons, three of whom are at home The oldest. Jerome, a 1964 MAS. MARY WELCH graduate of Annapolis, is presently employed by Elec- tronic Data Systems in Comp Hill. Pa Andrew is living in Boston and attending the University of Massachusetts John is enrolled-at Potsdam State as a junior and David is serving in . the Marine Corps in IBremerhaven, Germany Joseph is a senior at Gouverneur High, # Charles (Chip) is a freshman, and Michael is in the sixth grade at St James Mary has been active in village affairs, serving as secretary and vice-president of the Gouverneur Swimming Pool Association, Inc. and as a member of the Gouverneur Recreation Com- mission She served as president of the Ladies Guild at £u James parish and as secretary at the St. James School Guild She is presently employed at International Talc Co. as a bookkeeper, accountant and secretary Incumbent Republicans of the village board. William Scoz- zafava and Ronald Cochrane, were nominated to succeed themselves at the Republican caucus held earlier this month. The village election will be March 21 from noon to 9 p.m. Voter registration w^ll be on March 4 from noon to 9 p*m in the municipal building. Chevrolet regional manager to speak at UF annual dinner The Rescue Squad believes it needs trained men to meet all emergencies that may arise. In 1969 members decided that in case of a water emergency divers would be necessary In 1969 the squad formed a diving unit from volunteers in the squad and four men began training with Irwin Hutchinson of Massena. Five divers are now certified by the National Association of Drug education grants approved Congressman Robert C. MeEwen today announced that the US Office of Education has approved grants to the Village of Gouverneur . to assist in developing comprehensive preventive drug education programs. Rep* McEwen stated that the grants, averaging $2,200. will be used specifically and exclusively to support the training of com- munity interdisciplinary teams at training and support centers located in their general geographic region. / These training and support centers will provide th^ teams with skills which will enable them to return to. their rbmmunities with the capability to determine the local drug problem, assess and mobilize /heir community's resources, and develop a coor- dinated program for responding to thetf community's drug problem Training at the centers will be in two phases During Phase I ng emphasis will be placed on bng^trainees with a basic knowledge of drugs. the current drug scene, and various types of dru£ abuse prevention, treat- ment and rehabilitation programs The primary focus on Phase II will be the development of program planning and im- plementation skills Underwater Instructors These men have successfully completed a 30-hour course taken over a 10- week period including a final supervised dive in open water. The course includes training in all types of water rescue with special emphasis on safe diving. The squad has purchased 12500* worth of equipment for any forseeable water rescue emergency, and also owns a $500 reserve air bank to keep the divers supplied »ntil Mr. Hut- chinson can supply more com- pressed air The divers form a separate crew during a water rescue operation assisted by the rest of the squad. The divers also regularly stand duty oXtheir own crews. / * \ The men forming this unit are Roger. Rice j/rew chief) Mike Patton. Juries Clark. James Streeter and Ceylon Johnsoa TALLYING RETURNS — Solicitation of the business section :* done each year by the Gouverneur Business Women as their contribution to the Heart Fund. Incomplete returns so far are most gratifying and to date $735 hs% been collected. This far surpasses last year's total and Mrs. Desnoyers feels that everyone is becoming more aware that heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. Left to right are shown Vice President Doris Peabody, Ruth Desnoyers, Business Chairman for the 1972 Heart Drjve, Ida Burr, treasurer, and Mrs. Jane Bradish, secretary^ Board votes to store school census figures in computer at /Lewis County BOCES Center Picket number > 140854 Where are you? The family of Eon a Id Youngs is looking for ticket holder No. 140854. This is the winning number for the poodle pup that was to be given away Sunday at the VFW Country and Western Marathon for the benefit of the Heart Fund. It was not determined Sunday who has the winning number and the Youngs family asks that the holder of the ticket call 287-0036 to make arrangements for the delivery of the puppy. , Ronald is an eight-year-old boy with a heart disease who attends the Heart Clinic. He donated the puppy to show his appreciation for the work carried on by the Heart Association. State officer to visit Marble City Commandery Herbert A Bclden. Grand Sword Bearer of the Grand Commandery. Kroghts Templer of New York, will make his of- ficial inspection of Marble City* Commandery. 63 Gouverneur. on Wednesday evening March 8 John F Durham. ST Oswegatchie. Marble City's Commander has announced that members of the following commandaries have been invited ito attend ^Watertown 11. St Lawrence 28 Potsdam. Ogdensburg M and Massena 72 Gel den is m resident of Whitehall where be has beec in the wbofesaie aut* parts buiioei for the past IT years Ic his community he has beec Village Clerk Treasurer and Jm&c*** the Peace His Masonic memberships include York Rne m Whitehall .*nA Qtfvary Commandery • Hadboa Falls A psst presiding office at .es-ct body ,be is jpreseotir secretary of ha Lodge iasd treasurer of his Com- mander? He ha* served as presiding officer of Oriental Tempi* A-4ONMS Troy Trzutr Prior* S York Cross of Honour At the Monday night meeting of the board of education, it was voted to store next years census figures for Gouverneur Central schools in the computer at the Lewis County BOCES center at Lowvilie Payroll and attendance records will be considered for placement in a data processing center when feasible. The cost of $.50 per student for the census service is aided by the BOCES ratio of 79 per cent. Superintendent Merton L. VanSant told the board that in the regional plan for state education, each region will contain a data processing center tied in with the state center The St Lawrence - Lewis - Jefferson County region, with 35 schools and a pupil base of 60,000. is one of 13 in the state He added that it is hgped that Gouvemeur, the geographical center of St Lawrence county, may be selected as the location for a data processing center. Curtis R Empie. board members, reported on a survey of needed repairs in the junior high school building, the original Dean building He said that priorities had been given to three critical areas, ceilings wiring, and windows Ceiling plaster is cracked in several classrooms and ceiling sections have fallen Strapping the areas and in- stalling dropped ceilings has been recommended NoUng there is an electrical overload in classrooms and the shop he said this could be corrected by a system of convenience outlets and transformers, re-di$tnbuting power At least 16 windows have rotted sashes Costs of repairs will be investigated and con- sidered for inclusion in the budget Board members Joseph E. McAllaster and Cecil T. Steele reported on their visit to the school administrators' con- tention in Atlantic City. They noted that problems in the local district are identical with those all over the nation The theme of the convention centered on the fact that for the first time, the federal government is putting a priority on education and more national funds for schools are \predicted They said it was felt at the meetings that federal money must pick up the burden which has been carried for so many years by real estate. In other board action a 1972-73 * school calendar was adopted The schedule is not only county-wide this year, but regional, to coin- cide with the schedules in the three-county area School will begin Sept. 6. 1972 and close June 22. 1973 Authorization was given for bid advertising for general and physical education supplies, milk, ice cream, duplicator paper.' fuel oil. floor finisher, garbage and snow removal, for next year A large snowplow blade and war surplus tractor will also be put up for bids y Mrs Vickie O Riley. Mrs Connie Law. Mrs Btrnice Walrath, and James Mason the present Headstart committee. were appointed to a Parents Advisory committee for Title I projects The board will be represented ,at the March 21 meeting of the North Country School Boards Institute at Canton, at which Dr Edward Glassman of the Department of Health. Education and Welfare will speak on the 4 Pros and Cons of Performance Contracting The following teachecsL will retire at the end of the school year: Mrs. Harriet Bailey and Mrs Ethel Dorothy, West Side Elementary school; Mrs. Ala Tulley. Fowler Elementary; Mrs Susan Latham, junior high English; Miss Marion Passino, junior-senior high French. William Premo was approved as a substitute bus driver pending a physical examination. Alfred S. Warren Jr . Regional Manager Manufacturing Department Chevrolet Motor Division General Motors Cor- poration, will be the featured speaker at the annual dinner meeting of the St. Lawrence County United Fund This annual dutch-treat buffet will be held Tuesday. March 7 at 630 p.m. at theSchine Inn. Massena Francis E Almstead, President of the county-wide United Fund, indicated that advance reservations are designed to facilitate seating and can be made by remitting $4.00 - person (tip included) to the United Fund. PO Box 168. Can- ton. NY 13617. The dinner meeting is open to all interested area residents. Mr. Warren became regional plant manager for Chevrolet ^Motor Division in June 1970 His ^responsibilities include the Cleveland and Toledo. Ohio automatic transmission plants, Massena, Aluminum Casting plant and Muncie. Ind. Manual Transmission Plant. He also has general administrative responsibility for the Chevrolet pressed metal plant in Cleveland where he is headquartered. Muskingum College at New Concord. Ohio in 1948 and received a master's degree in education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1950. .. ^e has been active in numerous community improvement organizations in the various cities where he has worked Warren joined General Motors in 1955 as a conference leader at General Motors Institute, Flint. Mich He became program leader for plant management training in 1956 and was promoted to program supervisor in 1958. Subsequent promotions resulted in managerial positions in Tonawanda. Buffalo. St Louis, Mo , and Warren, Mich. He is married to the former Jane Stepp. of Indiana Pa. Chairman J. Frank Schwartz urges everyone interested to send for their tickets and to renew country-wide friendships. Local youth tells Lions of summer in Costa Rica Paul Cappellino. who spent the summer in the Central American Republic of Costa Rica \told Lions Club members that he enjoyed the more leisurely pace of the country and would like to return some day The youth, a senior at Gouverneur High School, was guest speaker at Wednesday's meeting of the Lions Club in the new meeting rooms in the Heller Building on Main Street Rica under the American Field ^Service's summer student ex- change program. He was the guest of a family in Carago, a town of 12.000 population in the mountains. His host father works in a bank there and a son was a companion for Paul during his stay The family took Paul to their summer home on the Pacific and he had opportunities to view volcanoes and the coffee Paul, the son of Mr and Mrs. -^and banana plantations that are Carl Cappellino. Country Club Road, spent the summer wi Costa A native of Apiquippa. Pa Warren was graduated from £ or ns Sixth degree Deer's winter habits told at club meeting Equine owners urged fo register animals The New York Slate Division of Animal Indus try recommends that every horse pony mule and donkey be vaccinated for Venezuelan Equine Er- cepHaiomyehtis VEE Animals vaccinated for EEE last year are :iot immune to VXE *n>ey are two different diseases St Lawrence County Veterinarians headed bv Or HERBERT* tELDEN and Troy Court 122 Royi] Oder of Jesten A member of Deiu Bod>es Troy he ato holds membership in Aib*r.y Servemgr CooRfton AASR tc the Odd Fetxr^i he has a number of offices He is a member ( of the Wh Metbodia* Church owners Df dates and locations of vaccination chn;cs If anyone jnowfied €te service iast year the inarr.e is still on file and .: is not necessary to write or call Anyone not registered is asked i:o call or write Cooperat:ve Extension Box £S County Courthouse Cantor. N Y 136:\ Phone »6~S49: by Friday. March 3 Patnc* B**ck>ev and &p-«Pa**d .— Spean Cooperative Extension March of Dimes * Agents Floyd Morter and George F>ekjs and slate veu Dr Dona*d Bixfcry and I> Wiiham Haene. lare cooperating c orgarv^^g a c o -j r, t y • * ; d e v a c < * r a \: c r program for \TE Therefore :t is most irr.porur.: that the Cooperative E\ten»ar. .QC*\*% all o«T>er? of horse* porues dorjeeys it they car iriorrr irrf The Gouverneur Luncheon Club was entertained and in- formed at their regular Wed- nesday meeting by M. C. (Mike) Virkler. who dubs himself as \just an interested person\ in wildlife, conservation ^and geology Mr Virkler jwas in- troduced by Dr ^William J Twining veterinarian. Illustrating his comments wTfh colored slides — many of which had been seen on \North Country- Sportsman' — he explained his winter work in the woods . The conservatwn department supports a snow survey program, with 12 individuals reporting on conditions throughout the area, ie depth of snow, how deep a man sinks into the snow without snowshoes movement of deer and food condrtions etc Mr Virkier covers the North Herk:mer County He was interrupted zi one point in discussing \yarding \ of deer if or ar. ex pi a natron of the term Mr Virkier explained that yard as not a man-made or defined area &jt a space selected by deer to survive the winter When conditions are severe they choose ar area »here she.ter and food are aose together He mentioned that the fleer didn t yard last year and apparently have no>*s yet this u.nter yS Jr an effor: tc assi*? deer to obtain food r.e Cut* do *r ^ a pie trees for sro^.r.g Whiie deer ^collection is $ 2858 car.not sut>sisr^ ^aisam there is a certain short per.od an February or March »her. they u-.j strip the t>arK from these trees presurr.ar.y t: sat.sfy some need IT the:r cLet They have \Seer menrr. to dig t»: :>e' of s*>c» to obta.r. ~ shoots Wrse- a 5e*r has broke-- a trai] tr.rD'-fc- .tr.e s-.:» r-etweer. she.ter areas — s as Mgr. a? A o-a rr. the tt85e *C * as coUecte-d R>cfcv:Iie area for the o! D:rr.es .This a nt * rr*d* by C Cha;r~.er. >f the M her 2 ar.-c f :M**c -c *-:r. snew tr,e >£-? T2i. d y- V:rk *r «-e.. -r- ezr-r* pe -%ori5 oper 1-4 tra::< r'or see* Ir tne first piare r* w.c *J*-€ seer * or • 3*e tt.-e mati-made path, and secondly, it opens the way fqr dogs to enter the woods With vividJy illustrative pic- he showed the results of dog against deer Another slide demonstrated the result of-man against dog the famous Tug Hill display Enraged individuals shot four dogs they caught chasing deer, hung their bodies from a tree and piled the carcasses of seven deer killed by dogs under them Dogs that chase deer, he emphasised, are not necessarily wild dogs and Dr Twining commented that many dogs wounded by gunshot are brought to him for treatment Mr Virkler spoke of the damage done by beaver dams; the dead ponds that stagnate and the timber that is kiiied as a result of the backed-up water Jr. conclusion Mr Virkler displayed the various pamphlets published by -the conservation^ department for individuals are interested m learnmaj^more about their prqgrapKand the wildiife in the Adirondack area Physjfi<fl fitness Toss for women Thursday evenings A new physical fitness class for womer. wiii be starting Thursday ever.:r.g March 2 ;.r. the Gouverrieur Senior H;gh School gymnasium at \ p m Planned for the tvQ-hour sess>on is a program of group exercise »h:cr. is desigr.ed to attain better weight contro! and to improve txxfry posture as weii as to promote bea3th>er rr.jscie tone * Participator. :r. $*>cr act;vit>€» as volley ta.. .bidrr.ictoc basketball and :*fcer gajr,e* i>e group r.a> seject m'Z b* ar ur.pcnar.: part y( t>.a program prrv/de for m jet for Dr Charles L Kanitz. son of Dr. Charles L Kanitz. local ^/Chiropractor, who has attended ^P Purdue University since 1963. has earned six degrees beginning with a DVM. a MA in Virology and other degrees terminating in a PhD degree in January. He is the only student in the history of the university to earn six degrees there He has been appointed ad- ministrator of a new research complex that Purdue University- has recently completed Dr Kanitz. his wife and three children reside in LaFayette. ind the country's principal exports. Lion's President Russel Wilson complimented Paul on the quality of the slides that he took during various excursions that took him from the Caribbean coast to the Pacific coast of the country. \The slides showed the magnificent scenery, and gave the Lions members a particularly good portrayal of the country,\ Wilson said Weather . ' H L Motet. Tuesday ._*._. 30 0 .17 Wednesday „ 14 -30 .00 Thursday 10 4 JL4 Friday __ 27 -18 .00 Saturday 24 14 .18 Sunday 31 4 tr. Monday 34 28 tr \ PUSSY WILLOWS IN ALL THIS S*OW* Ym' ft* T tV cost af -4 »e*i>oca

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