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•m « n Pa«e 2 Sec. I —The Tribune-Pica*, Gouvcrneur. N Y March I, 1972 Niagara Mohawk Corporation to spend *1 103 billion in expansion program Niagara Mohawk! Power Corp . will spend $1,103 billion from 1972 to 1976 in a massive construction .program geared to meeting future energy nefcds of upstate New Yorkers, the utility an- nounced in its 1971 Annual Report to Shareowners, issued today .The .$1,103 billion expenditure (equal to more than half the value of the corporations entire existing utility plant), will be spent primarily for expansion of electrical generating and tran- smission facilities, the report noted In a fore ward to shareowners, Barle J Machold, chairman of the board, and James A O'Neill, president and chief executive trfficer, stressed that Niagara Mohawk's construction' program \will continue to mandate progressively larger new capital requirements \ AA the same time, they pledged u we shall jnake every effort to conform our properties and operations to The conversion and new unit are scheduled for completion in 1972 and late 1974, respectively. Late in 1972, the first of two 600,000-kilowatt units at Roseton Generating Station, under con- struction on the Hudson River north of Newburgh, is scheduled to begin operating commercially The second unit is planned for completion in the spring of 1973 Niagara Mohawk. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, /•Inc., and Central Hudson Gas and ' Electric Corp are building this oil-fired plant jointly 4 The report highlighted ex- tensive plans in central New York for power .transmission lines and stations, associated with the expanded O-vego Steam Station, and stressed that these new facilities will be important links in a iuture 765,000-volt, -cross-state power grid \Every .effort is being made to design, locate and construct these new transmission facilities so they vironment,\ the report pointed out newly emerging environmental m will be compatible with the ert standards Such compliance, will require substantial dollar ex pendttures without creating additional revenues,\ they said Machold and O'Neill went on to describe the nationwide shortage of natural gas as \disturbing\ and said. \Since we purchase all our gas, we have no effective control over available quan- tities.\ They added, however, that their supplier. Consolidated Gas Supply Corp., has assured them of its ability to meet 1972 heating season needs As further protection, the Public Service Commission has directed that all New York State gas companies restrict new gas attachments to one- and two-family residences and certain other very limited classifications, the annual report noted „ Among major projects in the record construction budget will a second unit at Niagara Mohawks Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station on Lake Ontario, the annual report pointed out. \The decision to go nuclear' for a major electric production addition results from continuing studies on how best to meet constantly growing power needs of our upstate New York fran- chise area economically, reliably and in the best interests of the environment. The new unit will have a total generating capacity of 11 million kilowatts and is scheduled for commercial operation in mid-197 V the report said __ Satisfactory progress was noted on the conversion and Under a »section tfHed, \Safeguarding the En- vironment,\ the report em- phasized that \energy production in a wholesome environment is a paramount goal of Niagara Mohawk, dominating our operating, construction, research and development activities.\ These include the start of in- stallation of new electrostatic precipitators to replace those presently in service at Dunkirk Steam Station on Lake Erie and Huntley Steam Station on the Niagara River This program alone will cost almost $50 million and will be at least partially completed in 1972? Other environmental measures by Niagara Mohawk include purification systems to collect wastes' from water at con- ventiunal thermal plants, at- mospheric surveys, water studies and a program with other utilities to develop a process for removal of sulfur dioxide from stack gases of large generating plants. The report noted that ihe company was cited by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in 1971 jfor \exemplary work to improve the environment\ for participating in a thermal research project at Albany Steam Station on the Hudson River. There, scientists hope to find a practical use for warm water discharged by power plants, possibly for growing and controlling crops. Cole Circus to appear . here March 11 The Cole All-Star Circus will appear in Gouvemeur under the sponsorship of the Gouvemeur Chapter of the American Field Service Two performances will be given in the high school gymnasium on Saturday, March 11 at 2 p m and 7 p.m. Advance tickets may be pur- chased by any member of the AFS Club at reduced rates. Tickets will also be on sale at the elementary and high school of- fices the week of March 6 to 10. Bank to open Niagara Mohawk joined six other utilities in 1971 in a long* range research program at Cornell University aimed at generating electric power branch office •through nuclear fushion. \This ' type of energy production may be .the key to meeting future needs for electricity with the least possible depletion of natural resources or harm to the en- vironment,\ the report said. •-' The 1971 financial result* showed Niagara Mohawk's net ^income totaled $56,806,000, compared with $51,367,000 in 1970. Net nearnings were $1.47 per share, compared with $148 in 1970 on fewer shares. % James Hart Jr. joins staff of forest research center (Reprinted from the January 1^72 issue of \The Dierks Co- operator\ published monthly for employees of Dierks Division. Weyerhaeuser Company. Hot Springs, Ark.) \ • James B (Bud) Hart Jr.. a native of Gouverneur, has been added to the . staff of. Weyerhaeuser Co 's Southern Forest Research Center, headquartered in Hot Springs, as a forest soils specialist. He will be responsible for developing a soils program for the company's Arkansas and Oklahoma lands, including research in forest fertilization, soil-site relationships, water relationships, and nursery and seed orchard soil management. He will also be available for consultation on soils-related problems and will work with mother company soils specialists at New Bern, N.C., and Centralia, Wash , to develop soil-site sur- veys on all of Weyerhaeuser's \southern timberlands. JAMES B. MART JR. Hart holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University, and a Ph.D. in soil physics from North Carolina State. expansion of Niagara Mohawk's Oswego Steam Station, where four existing generating units are being converted from coal to oil fuel and a new oil-fired 875.000 kilowatt unit is being installed • OC7U/ CIRCUS! CIRCUS! T7NDEB IBS BIO TOP McCormick's AND 4-TON LANT Wo Do It AH Wtth It UMM Ffaoo* Onm lid FELTS Director of Admissions at St. Lawrence University in Canton, Conrad J. Sharrow. has been named chairman of the 1972 Easter Seal Appeal for St Lawrence County by Nathaniel B Merrell of Lowviile. president of the Easter Seal Society of New York State The annual spring appeal started Feb. 28 and will continue through Easter Sunday, April 2 \Peggy Fleming, the beautiful young Olympic skating cham- Easter Seals because 'it's the loving thing to do'. She's right, it is the most loving thing you can do for a handicapped child Pity won't do it but a helping hand will, and this is what happens when Easter Seal rehabilitation programs give a crippled child a chance to take his rightful place in society Today there are so many new developments in the rehabilitation field that many children with a physical disability have a good chance\?? pion. is our National Appeal entirely, or at least partially, Chairman this year\ stated Mr. overcoming it.\ Mr Sharrow \She asks us to give to >- O&AUlf * | TODAY THWJ MONDAY ~ : *- MAB. » — 4 — 5 * • SHOWS AT 7*0 P.M. YOU* LAST CHANGE TO SB IT (Inmr scTtfn spkmk •5* *• • Jr -y^ ;>* rS'* \ **iH V J5-* vJIbei * % H8t HS0UDCC8B HEUBC CWZ 3 SJ^SSSS^wMt H^lKWtfEWITH M£ THE WIND\ ••laARKGAfilE 2*i ^•IMMLNLDGH i £s* •S LESLIE HOWARD BH OUVIAdeKttHlAKD ' STAKTS FBI, MABOB It STAXLJEY UUBICK'3 \Ml — A SPACE ODTS8KT 1 * African SHOWING ONLY SPECIAL TODAY GRALYN THEATRE Sharrow pointed out that spina bifida is a good example of what is happening. Ten years ago a child bom with an \open spine\ had little chance of survival. Today, with the operative procedures developed plus rehabilitation techniques, these youngsters can reach adulthood and many become quite self- sufficient According te Mr Sharrow, the mail appeal will again be the cornerstone of the campaign Speech and hearing tests and therapy, and camping for han- dicapped youngsters remain two major areas of Easter Seal programming in New York State A new area of concern, now being developed through pilot projects, is year-round recreation for the disabled In addition to in- formation and referral services the Seoety remains active in city committees concerned with comprehensive health planning education rehabilitation and home services for the han- dicapped Last year 26 857 per sons in Neu York State received services through Easter Seal supported rehabilitation programs The Easter Seal Society of New York State is entering it* Slsf year of service to the h*r.- d)capped Contributions during the spring appeal remain a major portion of :he fund* needed for its \ear round rehabilitation programs Sg: Clifton-Fine and Mrs Kenneth Bird her grandparents Mr and Mrs Homer Thmerge Sr in Jeff Durham spent a le* dayi of his mid-winter v*c#tx» w:':fc the Lawrence * Seeieys iRochester » Larry We£mg Tocimy Meek and M-jro> Sn:*J»n ccyoyed a day i saving at Jumper Hilis tk: tern iMs: wee* during vacatxx •choc* He served in the army following graduation from North Carolina State, including a year in Vietnam on road construction and duty at Ft. Belvoir, Va , as a supervisor of all instruction in soils engineering at the U.S. Army Engineer School. • Hart is married to the former Sharon Greenhill of Gouverneur and they have one 2-year-oki daughter, Courtney. in Potsdam _ ** . • • The St * Lawrence National Bank has been notified by the Comptroller of the Currency in Washington that its application for an additional branch office in Potsdam in the vicinitvtrf the Big N Shopping Center nfcs been approved. The announcement was made by Edwin J. Lyons, president of The St. Lawrence National Bank, Canton The new branch will be in addition to the office which The St. Lawrence National Bank now hiaintains at 64-70 Market Street in Potsdanv and brings to 11 the number of offices which the bank will be operating in northern New York. The merger of the Bank of Gouverneur was approved by the comptroller several weeks ago, and will increase the assets of The St. Lawrence National Bank in excess of $60 million. Applications for a branch in Potsdam by the Farmers National Bank of Malone and the National Bank of Northern New York of Watertown were disapproved by the comptroller. COMBINING FUN AND CHARITY were these dancers at the Country Wtstorfi Marathon h*M Sunday at the VFW Club Rooms. More than $406 was rtaliitd at the «H«ir held for the tofttftt of tht Heart Fund. Immunization Clinic at Edwards March 8 There will be an immunization clinic at Edwards School on Wednesday, March 8, from 9-9 30 am. Triple vaccine (diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough,) polio, smallpox. measles, Rubella, and measles - Rubella combination will be given. It is mandatory by law that all children receive their im- munization? before entering •school. This clinic will be conducted bv Dr A *&»Dodds, assisted by the school nurse teacher and the public health nurses Somerville Mrs Ethel Dimon. Johnstown Road and Mrs Bertha Whitteker were guests of Mr and Mrs Carlton Brow. Philadelphia. -Sunday Mrs Dimon was a dinner guest of Mrs. Whitteker that evening . In the Service Earl (Sandy) Johnson Jr , 17, was promoted to Private First Class on Jan. 6-^.,^* The son of Mr an3 Mrs. Earl Johnson Sr , Route 5, he joined the Marines Sept. 9. 1971 He underwent 12 weeks of basic training at Parris Island, S.C , and eight weeks of training at Camp LeJeune, N.C. His address tf PFC Earl D. Johnson* Jr.. 27*46*9, \C\ Company. 1st Bn., 7th Marines, 3rd Herd. M.C.B. Camp Pen- delton, Calif. 92055. Rensselaer Falls Firemen tour plant By DOROTHY CAANE A three hour tour of the Corning Plant was taken by Chief Floyd Newcombe, Assistant Chief Donald Brown, Foreman Claude Palmer and Firemen Albert Palmer and William Downing on Feb.\ 15. These members of the Rensselaer Falls Fire Depart- ment were invited to tour the plant under the supervision of the Plant Fire Chief, Howard Friot, for the purpose of acquainting them with the possible fire hazard locations, the hose hook- ups, fire stations and other pertinent information which might be useful to them in the event of fire or accident in the plant. Should such assistance be required the Rensselaer Falls Fire Department is the first on the line of call. The tour was most appreciated by the men who attend both for their interest in the plant itself and the knowledge they- acquired pertaining to their work in the fire department here. Mrs. John Barr hosted a bir- thday party for her mother, Mrs. .Morrison Dowe on February' 23. Present were Mr and Mrs. Dowe, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lome Jenkins, the hostess and her son. Johnny. Evening guests at the Dowe home on this date were Mr and Mrs Howard Woodcock and Donald Woodcock. Jerry Hobbs of Evans Mills called on Mr and Mrs. Dorr Weatherup the evening of Feb. 22 All church services for the St. Lawrence Valley Parish were cancelled on Feb 20 due to the severe snowstorm of the previous day- Mr and Mrs Curtis were dinner guests of Mr and Mrs. Donald Hammond at the Treadway Inn. Canton, on Feb 20 in honor of their 38th wedding anniversary Mrs. Ivan Breaky spent Feb 17 and 18 with her sister, Mrs. Edith Gardner in Richville. . Mrs. Kenneth Ginn attended the DeKalb Junction Craft Club meeting at the home of Mrs. Donald Bush Feb. 16. „ Mr. and Mrs. James Moore and Michael, of Pine Plains, and his sister, Susan Moore of Poughkeepsie were guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Moore, Feb. 1?~2». Mr and Mrs. Kenneth Ginn called on Mrs. Eva Ginn who is making her home with Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Stevens in Massena this winter. Mrs. Ginn had been ill with flu but was improved. This same afternoon of Feb. 17 they also called at the home of Mrs. Frank Jenkins in Norwood. Winners from the eight tables of pedro players at the Grange Hall Feb. 21 were: women's high. Gertrude Walrath; low, Anna Mehaffy) Men's high, Clifford McCready, and low, Lome McAdoo. Alice Robson won the door prize. Mrs Charles Robson ac- companied Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Denesha of DeKalb Junction to Watertown Feb 17 where they visited Mr. Robson who is still a patient in Mercy Hospital there. Mrs. Robson remained in Watertown as the guest of Mrs. Doris Ripley and returned home with her son Alton Robson on Monday Mr and Mrs Stanley Hobbs of Ogdensburg were Feb 17 af- ternoon callers at the home of Mr and Mrs Dorr Weatherup The Valentine meeting of the Jolly-8 Bridge Club was held at the home of Mrs Donald Ham- mond. Prizes were won by Mrs Walter Henng for frst\ Mrs Theodore VanDyke. low and Mrs Curtis Hammond circulating James Boprey was stricken while on business in the Tupper Lake area and was taken to the then reported to Fort Dix. N.J and returned for an extended leave of two weeks, before leaving from Ogdensburg Feb 16 for Fort Oakland. , George Backus arrived at noon Feb. 21 at the home of Mr and :Mrs. Clifford Poor after a memorable weekend of enduring the storms Which delayed his progress from Kingston which started Saturday morning. Mrs. Backus and children returned with him to their home in Weedsport following their weeks visit with her parents. Mrs. Paul Stiles entertained at a pa jama party for her daughter Kim's 13th birthday on Feb 18 The guests were taken to DeKalb Junction for roller skating that evening. Present from Canton were Mary Bowman, Cindy Frank. Leslie Yanchitio, Jo Anne Casa, Nanette Lemiex. Cathy Lawrence and Amy Oliver and from Rensselaer Falls. Linda Richardson, Debby Chase and Sandra McAllister Tim and Bryan Flack, of Crary Mills, came to the Paul Stiles home on Feb. 17 Tim returned home when Denise and Kim Stiles went to spend the weekend at the Flack home. Bryan returned home with his mother, Mrs. Garrett Flack who came for him Feb. 20 MEN NEEDED in this aroi to train •• LIVESTOCK BUYERS LEARN TO BUY CATTLE* HOGS ANO SHEEP »t *•!• bam* ranch**. W« •*•*•* le train a»«* 71 to « wftti HvMtocft •!*•*#*«•. For local k*mnn*m. writ* •#• . to NATIONAL MEAT PACKERS TRAINING 8PE0ML _ RAISED DOUGHNUTS 14 FOR $1.00 THURS.. Ftl., SAT-MO. 2-M Hot Bread & Hot Rolh D*4y «t 4 P M. THE DONUT SHOP 274 W. MAIN ST. OPEN « AM. TO • TM. M A 1972 Valentine will be ^Tupper Lake Hospital Feb 22 remembered by Ronald and Marie (Btmra Duvall whose son Brett David, arrived at Hepburn hospital on February 14 Six pound eight ounce Brett is the grandson of Mr and Mrs Cecil Duvall of the Lyle-McAiiister Road. .Mrs Elsie Young was an overnight guest of Mr* Barbara La Barge of Wilson Hill. Feb 9 T^ey had earher attended a social evening at the Massena Court of Amaranth Rev and Mrs Herbert Spence and son Steven of Hopkinton. were Feb 18 dinner and af- ternoon guests of Mr and Mrs Charles Anderson Gordon McAllister of Ogden- sburg c*l>ed on Mrs SamueJ Baxter the afternoon of Feb 30 Those from the area who at- tended the Cantor Wayr* Fe*d Company« annual dinner and program at Lakeside Inc Feb 17 were Mr and Mrs Gaytoc Trombtej Sr Mr and Mrs QaytoG Trombiey Jr Mr aod Mrs Earl Sewcocnoe asd Mr ar>d Mrs StahJev Ouid» Mrs Mildred Oukfc was the supper guest of Mr ; aod Mrs Erwia Fierce OuprrA Feb 18 The coodrtkr of Poor whe ha# beec Hepburn bocpr*al since February i is rr.ucfc .m proved Clarence Walters returned home from the Canton hospital Feb 9 where he had been a patient since Jan 16 when he was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident Mrs Elsie Young who as employed at the Phi Kappa iFraternity of St Lawrence University, was a victim of the iflu and confined to her home during the week of Feb 21 The Craft Club will meet March 8 at the Grange Haii The meeting of Feb 23 was held at the home of Mrs Lome McAdoo with the following members present Evelyn Ginn Mudred Chi)ds Eis>e Burke Beulah Sargent. Rowena DarueU Hazel Davis and Eunice Sheppard Wilham Carey returned home from the Canton hotpttai Feb 23 He had beec taker, there or Jan 30 <suffering from poeumotua Mrs £try Davis was i dinner guest of her sou and dau^:er-in- law Mr and Mrs Bec>amm Quids Feb 23 m ceMratxc of iher birthday Spec 4 Jack HoUarxi Jr let For Oakiaod Calif for V>et Sam Fefc * Fofiowrkj his If you've got your own income you should have your own Maverick. Sporty Maverick Grabber.. .economy with \racing\ stripes. You've earr>ed the fun of owning such a smart irme performer. Wrth its near-effortless harxjhng and mosi-anywr>ere partcabHKy. Wtth tts easy-orvtne-budpet low Dnce arxj high gm mTI#>Qe, And wtth the Oependabtifty of the Ford Team that s*tts and services It up *ritt) the Mr biaecpce.. returc from eight aad ooe naif 2 a patjeotir months j^Germary be spec*: his 45 dav jeav* «*)& hjts ptrecu Mr j*»d Mn Jac* Bottand Sr He DODDS MOTOR CORP BUM I OJfTOB ST. *_ T.

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