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First time in continental UJS. )f DtKalb June carriers Jamas lyea for 11 ytars I GOUVERNEUR TRIBUNE-PRESS I st - Joe tests d °s' 8 skm Northern New York's Greatest Weekly VOL. «5 NO. 52 — GOUVERNEUR. N. Y. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30. 1972 18 PAGES. 2 SECTIONS — Fifteen Cenu 'Help communities help themselves' program scheduled An eight-session drug awareness program will be conducted in Gouverneur this fall by the \Help Communities Help Themselves\ training team under the auspices of the Gouverneur Narcotic Guidance Council. Fifteen local community - minded citizens are being con- tacted by the team to participate in this first \core group\ training program, which is the result of wtwo-weeks' intensive training \Help Communities Help Themselves\ team underwent at Yale University this July. At the conclusion of the Sunday evening sessions which will begin on September 10, more training groups will be formed to spread the insights gained during this first awareness program. The format of the program will be that of group discussion 'featuring a different authority each week. These authorities will represent the following areas: drug pharmacology, drug laws. police involvement, recreational programs, hospital procedures, school programs, adolescent psychology, and youth attitudes. It is hoped that this awareness program will not only involve the participants in the local drug Postal exam The United States Postal Service announces an examination for substitute rural carrier of record at the Gouverneur Post Office Application blanks may be obtained at the Gouverneur Post Office. Tests are given at Watertown or Ogdensburg. Applicants must be 18, citizens of the United States and have a valid New York State driver s license. There is no maximum age Completed application cards to take the test should be submitted to the Postmaster problem intellectual and emotionally, but will also lead to some positive action. Members of the \Help Com- munities Help Themselves\ team are as follows: Lisa Breitenbach, Hazel Carr, William Farmer, Elliott Glansberg, Paul Scott, and John Welch. Dr. Nyles Crowner is Chairman of the Narcotic Guidance Council \ Early deadline Becasue of the Labor Day holiday, the Gouverneur Tribune Press offices will be closed on Monday. Sept. 4. All deadlines for the Sept. 6 issue of the Tribune-Press have been moved up. All news items, rural correspondence, community events, church news. etc.. must be in the Tribune office by tomorrow. AH advertising under this advertising deadline: NOON on Thursday. Aug. 31 for all large ads that require com- position and S p.m. for large ads that require no com- position and all classified ads. Bank sponsors tournament for Hospital benefit Sniffing out ore' became a reality last week when St. Joe Minerals, Balmat, became the first company in the continental Unifed States to test the abilities of-a specially trained dog in this innovative search for minerals. Approximately nine years ago, dogs were first trained to recognize and search for sulphide ore in Finland, where this practice has met with marked success. The procedure spread to Russia and Sweden, and more recently to Canada. In October, 1970. under the direction of Dr H V Warren, Department of Geology, University of British Columbia, and Sgt Paul Campbell of the Dog Detail, Vancouver Police Department. the training program in Canada was initiated. K-9 Syndicate was formed, with Bethlehem Copper, Dynasty Explorations. El Paso Natural Gas. Falconbndge Nickel and Kennco Exploration un- derwriting the budget of $8,000— later increased to $11,250—to train the dogs f One of the two dogs trained and owned by K-9 Syndicate. Jai (Japanese for boy') was brought to the St. Joe property by handler Don Campbell from' Northern Ontario where they had been working Mr Campbell (not related to Sgt Campbell) explained that it takes from two to three years to train the dogs to seek out only sulphide rocks The dogs have a working span of seven to eight years, although the enthusiastic Jai, just over two years old, has began to wear down his teeth, which may need re-capping Conditions were less than favorable on Wednesday, when Don and Jai arrived. After a trial run in the down-pouring rain over terrain known to be liberally sprinkled with sulphide samples, Jai was taken, unleashed, into an unexplored wooded area. Although the ground was thickly matted with leaves and un- derbrush, he quickly uncovered a rock which St. Joe geologists Don Grout and John Kreider iden- tified as being rich in Pyrite, a sulphide of iron. Campbell, a prospector from Vancouver, explained that rain will hamper the dog's mineral tracking, and that ideally the ground should be warmer than the air Canines have been known to locate ore specimens lying as deep as four feet below the surface of the ground. German Shepherds are most frequently used tor this work, although others, including La bra dors have been trained with success. Only male dogs qualify. K-9 Syndicate has one other dog. Buddy Rick Maynard, trainer of the dogs since the beginning of the project and Mr. Campbell handle the dogs while they are working Man and dog have to become accustomed to working together to become a team, Mr Campbell noted, and added that he and Jai were 'still learning to work together'. He first became interested in dog training through acquain- tance with Sgt Campbell, whose canine police are rated as second only to those of Scotland Yard Sgt Campbell, who helped initiate the program, still serves in an advisory capacity. In Canada, the mining in- dustry has shown acceptance of reasearch and development of the dog-training program by their contributions to the existing program. Government assistance is being sought, as it is felt the program will benefit the entire mineral exploration community. Commenting on last week's experiment. Marvin Lane, Division Manager, noted that results were inconclusive. Ambiguous results were ob- tained. High humidity and rain were a detriment to a successful trial, and the dog, after a long plane trip, was not at peak performance Another test run, when the weather is cooler and hopefully dryer, is being considered. The St. Lawrence National Bank 1972 Invitational Golf Tournament will be held at the Gouverneur Country Club on Saturday, Sept. 16 for the benefit of the E J Noble Hospital in Gouverneur. The tournament play will be 18 holes, with four flights which are determined by handicap. Flights listed are 0-8,9-16. 17-25 and 26-36. Players with handicap should list same on entry blank Those who wish to enter but who do not have an established handicap should list their four most recent scores for determination of handicap. The tournament sponsor reserve* the right to verify all handicaps and scores. There will be five finish places in each flight, with equal prizes for each flight. Area golfers interested in entering the competition are welcome, and are urged to obtain an entry blank from their local golf club or from any office of The St. Lawrence National Bank, and mail it as early as possible to The St Lawrence National Bank, Main and Grove Streets, Gouverneur 13642 The field will be limited to the fint ioo entries. with the entry deadline set at Sept. 8, 1972. Entrants will be notified of starting times by Sept. 14. LOOKING JUSTIFIABLY PROUD OF HIMSELF, Jai, rock hunter, watches John Kreider, St. Joe geologist, examine the ore sample which Jai had just located in the matted underbrush of an unexplored area. Don Campbell, left, who handled the dog, explained that rain hampered the search for mineral ore in this test run, as the canines work most effectively when the ground is warmer than the air—and not as damp as it was that day. Dr. Schwelnus speaks Fireworks! at Rotary luncheon Don't forget the fireworks on the fairgrounds Monday, Labor Day Presented by the Gouverneur Fire Department, and sponsored by St. Joe Minerals, the display will begin at nightfall. Che program will begin at 7 p.m. with a band concert by the Gouverneur Central School Band under the direction of Charles Palmatier. There will be a drawing for $100. $50 and $25 savings bonds to three lucky winners. There will also be a drawing of smaller prizes Proceeds of the event will be used to purchase safety equip- ment (helmets, boots, raincoats, etc) and a new utilities truck to carry equipment and men to the lire. Head Start classes begin on Sept/11 The Gouverneur Head Start classes will begin on Sept. 11 at the Presbyterian Church Parents of Head Start children will be contacted by members of the Head Start staff prior to opening day of school ^Serving as teachers will be Mrs. Janet McPherson and Mrs Margaret Stevenson; Teacher Aides Mrs Gertrude Wood and Mrs Dons Knight; Mrr Vanita /anker will be the Cook and Burr Hurlbut will be the Custodian. The stall will be at the center on Sept 1 Positions vet to be tilled are the Community Aide and a Family Aid Consideration lor these positions will be given on a priority basis First to parents of this \ears class second, to persons uho i'all within the OEO (itndelines. and third, to other inierested applicants. Please contact John C Henry. Head Start Director, at 287-1900 or Mrs. Connie Law. p A C President, at 287-1067 There is also a need lor a Nurse on a par'-time consultant basis The applicant should be a cer- lided K.N with experience Rotarian Vern Gonyeau in- troduced Dr Ed Schwelnus *at Tuesdays luncheon meeting. Speaking on his vocation of chiropractic. Dr. Schwelnus stated that chiropractors have been licensed in New York State only since 1963. The profession, he explained, requires six years of approved Call 287-0240 Earl Klock. Commander of the VFW Post and Thelma Smith. President of the VFW Auxiliary- are joining Jerry Lewis in his annual appeal to raise money for muscular dystrophy. The VFW will hold a Jr telethon on Sunday, Sept 3 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m at the local post. If you want to help a worthy cause, just call the VFW Sunday and make your pledge. WIGS will announce the pledges as they are called in to the VFW. The station, will cover this telethon from 8 am toUJp.m Call in early! Challenge your neigh- bor to \top\ your pledge Just call 287-0240 All Pledges must be mailed to the VFW post or brought personally to the post rooms. 100 West Mam Street. Remember that number. 287- 0240 Let's show Jerry Lewis uhat Gouverneur can do for this worthv cause! study plus a very difficult exam before one may practice or open an office. Dr Schwelnus likened his work to a part of the total health ser- vice in any community. He feels that he must give his patients an 80 per cent or botter chance of cure or he would rather not have the patient. Medical problems are referred to medical doctors. Dr Schwelnus is a strong ad- vocate of Community Health Centers that can give complete health care from podriatrist to vocational counselors. It was announced that the Rotary Club has six applications lor Operation France — 1972* and can send two more students to France under this program Guests were Elton Turner. Grosse Point. Mich . Harry- Solomon. Antwerp Club; Rob Schraeder. Potsdam. Ross Hudson. Canton Club, and Tom Spaulding WEATHER H L Moist. Tuesday 84 60 .00 Wednesday ..83 67 .36 Thursday „ 84 61 .10 Friday 80 67 .00 Saturday 85 58 .00 Sunday\. 81 63 1.41 Monday 80 65 .64 DON CAMPBELL, handltr, restrains Jai who is tagtr to gtt down to tht business of digging out sulphide-tearing rocks. John Krtio>r, center, and Don Grout, right, St. Joe geologists, view MM for*- runner of an experimental, field with interest. Children sponsor carnival Duck season for Muscular Dystrophy fund opens Oct# 2 A neighborhood carnival against muscular dystrophy will be held on Aug 31. Sept. 1 and 2 at 20 Bellevue Street. The carnival, on the lawn of Mr and Mrs. John O'Hearn, will be given by Timmy O'Hearn, John Mashaw and Cindy Cur- curato. .Timmy will serve as ringmaster, assisted by Cindy and John. The carnival, which begins at 1 p.m each day. will feature such games as milk bottle drop, plate toss, penny pitch, a wishing well and iortune - telling and bowling on the green There will be a play on the first day at 1 p m. and all proceeds will go to aid the fight against dystrophy and related diseases afflicting milhrm« -The children got the idea for staging their event from Ronald McDonald who is promoting MDAA Carnivals on television and at local McDonald restaurants l.ast year, in cooperation with Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America, 28.143 carnivals were held by children across the country, and over $755,657 was raised for MDAA's research and patient service programs Pool Party The Town of Gouverneur Republican Committee an- nounces that it is sponsoring a Pool Party for teenagers and yuung adults to be held tomorrow at the Clearview Restaurant on * the Somerville Road There will be swimming available, dancing to the Music of The Chnstian- Grey and stuff to nibbJe There will be swimming from 5 p m to 9 p m . food from 5 p.m until it runs out Come and join in the fun Tickets are available at Car- bone's Shoe Store Women named co-chairmen of Breath of Life campaign Two women have been named to serve as co-chairmen in St Lawrence County for the up- coming Breath of Life Cam- paign* sponsored D> the National Cys^p F; bras is Foundation Coordinating all fund-raising activities for ine St Lawrence County division of the St Laurence Yaiiey Chapter of the National Cystic F;brosis Faun- da uon w:!l be Mrs Irene Bailey. ED 2 Hamsvilie and Mrs e Weidor. RD 3. They report to Fran* H Macy fund-raising chairman for the chapter Already r.arr,ed to be co- !ha;rmen in Jeffersor. County are fc'atertown State Troopers Darnel » Sacco arx2 Mjchaei R Clark tnd for Lewis Count> Mr and . <Irs Carl rOeaman Lowilte TSe campa.gr. scheduled to beg.n on Sept 11 and terminate or. Sept 30. vnll start with a Juck- off dinner Sept 9 Tickets for affair, to be held at the Italian American Club Watertown. are available through chapter members or at the door at 7 p m Proceeds will go to aid children -with the lung-damaging disease Former residents to observe __ 50th anniversary Mr and Mrs Brooke Graves former resxterrs of this village who have beer visiting here, will observe their 50th wedding ac- raversar> totnorro* Fnendi aod neighbors are invited to call at 14 Career* Street tomorrow af- Herooor* and evening ONE MORE FAMILIAR LANDMARK drtapp*ar*4 us* we** wrt* ft* '+rrtov«l c* thrf **r* $*r»#? bd which T*O$ 4 rK^ntv lX>v$*d *hf JAS t*QUO\ St&rt jr tryn>$ *o tract t1 H ***tory erf fHf rt was *arf>#d tiat it was bvirt c»'ci '•OC as %+*r :n ft* e*cto erf '*&* « # ** !• was *>r &ccup**d bv 9\s 9 nc a*** fc* Hir^cky M<G+« it r LD i^»dc* &©#*«<1 a »«cuo»' *t&rf - • $ at UfSGO.GO.GO BACKfoSCHOOL Albany. N.V. <AP> —The state has announced the dates and bag limitations of this year's uaterfowl hunting seasons, and the Environmental Conservation Department says prospects are excellent for all but three species. The department announced Sunday that there will be a 60 day split season for ducks in most upstate sections, running from ()ct 2 through Nov 20 and from Dec 22 through Dec. 31. The basic bag limits will be three daily and six in possession. In the Lake Champlain area, J which usually follows the Ver- mont seasons, the dates are Oct. 7 through ()ct 15 and Oct. 28 - Dec. 7 The basic limits will be four a day and eight in possession. Long Island will have a separate. 50-day duck season, Nov 20 - Jan 8. with general limits of five daily and 10 in possession Three species — canvasback. redhead ducks and brant — are in short supply and therefore fully r protected the department said

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