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nan Jim Davis and in set up a safety :aught the Wildcat behind the goal for B in the third quarter e scored again when <im Townsel moved the three yard line Heade crossed over, ed the scoring with >int. • iX>U WILL £ <?DS Of P9A\t E TOR PAUL'S BOOY SHOP STtMATiS 287-0691 ir -a GOUVERNEUR TRIBUNE-PRESS Northern New York'8 Greatest Weeklu VOL 87 NO. 5 — GOUVERNEUR, N. Y. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 3. 1973 IA PAGES. 2 SECTIONS — FiftMn Csnt. FROM PERI MAN FOLK TO AMERICAN FOLK — Segundo Leon, AFS student from Peru will have a chance to see some typical American square and round dancing at the AFS dance being held at the Elks Club Oct. 13. With plans to use a harvest setting, the dance committee announces that the theme is An Early American Evening. The Americans Abroad program is an integral part of AFS, and keeping this in mind, the AFS adult committee decided to exploit our own American heritage. Dancing will be from 9 to l and Archie Desnoyer will be providing the music. 'Silent Auction' feature of sale Aritiques, furniture and other valuable items will be featured in the \Silent Auction\ at the an- nual Presbyterian \This and That M sale scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Saturday. Oct. 13, in the downstairs rooms of the First Presbyterian Churctv Anyone who has a valuable or •unique item to donate, or sell on a commission basis, may contact conTmittee chairman Helen Crowner, or committee members Sally McAllaster, Virginia McAllaster, or Neeltje Case. General Chairman Mrs. Merrill (Grace) Bulger has appointed the following com- mittees to work on the various other feature events at the This and That sale Luncheon. Joan Scott; Physical Arrangements, Ellen G>lloca; Food Sale. Muriel Hay. Sonya Dill. Connie Nelson. Vivian Tessmer, Margaret Trask, and Anna Cleto; New Items, Marcia Besselievre, Nancy Kerr; Household Miscellaneous, Mame Fortune and Euphemia and Purses, Judy Carson, Marge Smith: Ladies Dresses. Ruth MacQueen. Janette Erdman. Agnes Smithers. Milly Pickard, Joan Houston. Skirts and Slacks. Molly Ryan: Mens Clothing. Ruth Graves, Dons Cox. Ann An- derson. Childrens Clothing. Janice Mathews. Margaret Gleason. Mrs Parshiey. Plants. Alice Vanlderstyne. Yvonne Witt. Jewelry. Laura Nelson, Betty Cole. Jane Graves Dishes, Mae Foster. Emily Seaker. June Hall; Toys and Games, Betty Hale Jane Graves Dishes. Mae Foster. Emily Seaker. June Hall; Toys and Games. Betty Haenel. Munel Snvder. Blouses and y Items and Verna Dodds. Ruth Hurlbutt, Laidlaw; Hats Sweaters, Gertrude VanSlyke; Finance, Jean Bartholemew, Emma F. Richardson; Publicity, Joan Taylor. Petition circulated Gouverneur — The following petition is being circulated in the Village of Gouverneur. \We the undersigned residents of Gouverneur feel the Village Board's decision to force the Thomas Miller family residing on East Barney Street to move is a drastic mistake \We feel the mistake was made by the village office when they issued the building permit and mow they want to rectify their mistake at Miller's expense \ Mrs Peter Pistolesi and Mrs. Thomas Spauldmg carried the petition house to house Monday night, and other copies have been placed at Jumbos Restaurant on Clinton Street, and at the Bowling Alley on outer West Main Street, Mrs Spauldmg said \Each person I have talked to has seemed very upset about the matter, and anxious to sign the pen it ion.\ she added collected on the petition New hours The Power Authority has an- nounced today that as of Monday. Oct 1. the visiting hours at the Robert Moses Power Dam. Massena Operation, are from 8 am io4 30pm .Monday-Friday and '8 30 am to 5 p m on Saturday and Sunday An open letter from the Fire Chief Dear-Sirs. Your (iouverneur Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a fund-raising campaign to help pay for the purchase of the new emergerny truck which has just arrived This truck is equipped with a 500 gallon per minute Meyers pump mounted on the front of the I ruck This pump is used lor drafting water when at a rural fire lo help supply the tanker or tankers This truck also carries resuscitators, ozygen. emergency lights, portable generators, and other needed equipment to help us fight fires The cost of the truck is over $15,00*), and the only way we can purchase new equipment is to carry on fund raising drives The Gouverneur Volunteer Fire Department puts on such a drive only every other year Your support is very much needed and greatly appreciated f Chief ofGVFD DAR receives report on museum progress Gouverneur Morris Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at the home of Mrs Robert Witt last Friday with Harold A. Stone, Town Historian, as guest speaker Mr Storie gave a report on the progress of the Gouverneur Museum effort, and provided an outstanding sampling of items, as well as a detailed index of all properties in the Society's collection Maps of our area, a gown worn by Mrs. VanBuren of the \Red Brick Tavern Family\ genuine homespun red woolen underwear from Miss Lillian Todd's family wardrobe, and a quilt made by a member of a Sheldon family were only a few of the articles on display Miss Nellie Newton and Mrs. VanWight, DAR custodians, reported on chapter properties which could be on display in a museum of the future. At the business meeting Mrs. Hilliard Seaker. Regent, stressed the educational aims of Gouverneur Morris Chapter. She expressed a deep pride in the students of our schools and those of the Edwards and Hermon- DeKalb schools where DAR encouraged their interests in American Studies. Homemaking and in Patriotic endeavors. A senior high school girl was cited as DAR Good Citizen in each of the three schools. Two Gouverneur high school students, a boy and a girl, received special Home Economics awards, a first time award from DAR. Junior high school girl homemakers were presented with certificates of excellence, and first place gifts went to two students. At the same level four awards were given for essays on the American Flag. In the elementary schools nine students received special recognition for their American History essays from among 92 entries. Nearly 150 Certificates of Appreciation were presented to participants in essay contests and to Junior homemakers. Certificates for excellence in Americanism and Citizenship were given in four elementary schools and at St. James Parochial School junior high school. Mrs. C.MacDonald Grout Heart Fund coordinator Mrs C MacDonald Grout has been appointed S? I^awrence C\>unty Coordinator for The Heart Fund, it was announced today by American Heart Association. Northern New York chapter She will replace Mrs Carl <Marlene Denecia uho will remain active in rhe chapter It is a pleasure to be affiliated Mith the American Heart Association and I am looking forward u> working with all The •wonderful people in S' I^awrence County I know I can relv on their hflp and cooperation as ue all Work ioward a successful Heart Fund campaign. Mrs Grout said Mrs Grout Known as N»n is The former Eleanor Edmunds She married C MacDonald Cirou' in 19S6 The> have four childrer. Emil\ 16 Margaret M Panicia II and Andrea. * They live on the Jones Road HD 3 \Hie (.rt.u's mnved 'o The N»r!h Countr\ in \9^2 when Mr Grou? was transferred T o The Raima* K.luards i>msii>r. nf S* J<»e Minerals uhrre he is emplo>ed as a Gen log ;s* They Jived in B^nneTerre .Mi f<»r five wars hef«re m<ivsng N» Balma* N-n graduated from Co\b\ •College m 19S6 *;Th a ma>»r tr s«»riok»gN Her anviupf include (five years as Girl 5K IHT lead*: camp counselor chair mar. «»f ci*>k «*s vaies amve merrJvr .f • 'hr F J N hir H ->p-*a: Auvharv tor *he la**' 10 \**'<* pfc It \K\IM» *•« 4>ma«*trit*<l »l Ktrmr* \ur*lii| Home rereMl* b% R*% IU»h*n inspector at the TTKunDixJ Itlind Rrvdfr Abme hf«ho*»Vir* Mat*! 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S*f i 'f^.de-- of i*r\ Her fvc-r r.£ ard <<AA\r$ * 't The dr If i; •\ d * ro Polls to open for new voters Oct. 12-13 The Election Com miss loners of IheSt Lawrence County Board of Elections wish to remind any new voters that the days for local registration will be Oct. 12 from 12 noon to 8 p m and Get 13 from 10 am to 8 p m Every election polling place in the Towns will be open to receive these registrations In the City of Ogdensburg there will be one polling place open in each Ward These are the only days left to register as registration has been closed down in the Canton office since Sept 12 and will remain closed except for a period from Oct 13 to 26 for voters who were registered and move after Oct. 13 If you move, even in your own District you must re-register We urge the public to take advantage of the above dates in order to exercise their elective franchise All Town offices will be voted on this November as well as other important State and County of- fices. One Propositioon and 10 Amendments will be voted on. New Voters must bring proof of age and naturalized citizens proof of citizenship. For more information- Contact this office—Phone 386- 3470. MAYOR MEETS THE PRESS — Mayor Anthony Pattiizo met with members of the press Sunday morning for difcufttion of current topics of interest in the village. Around the table clockwise: thr Mayor, Jeanne Tyler, correspondent for Watertown Daily Times; Betty Norton, correspondent for Syracuse Post Standard; Nat Natali. news director of WIGS radio, and Virginia Reut*. editor of the Gouverneur Tribune Press. (Photo by L Nicholas) Mayor Pastizzo meets the press A press conference called by Mayor Anthony Pastizzo Sunday moved quickly to the subject of a heated controversy in the village over the Thomas Miller home at 70 West Barney Street The decision of village attorney Robert Leader, in a letter dated Aug. 27 concluded 'At the present time it (the Miller home) is not mobile, although it may once have been ' This decision reportedly was not accepted by trustee William Scozzfava and Leader was directed lo in- vestigate how the Miller home was classified when it arrived in Gouverneur and prior to being set on its foundation. Given this criteria, Leader reported at the regular Sept. 17 meeting of the board on the various definitions the State board gives to differentiate among factory-built structures, Dental Society to meet in Gouverneur Oct. 18 The St. Lawrence County Dental Society held its first meeting of the new season at the Sheraton Motel, Massena on Sept. 20 Guest speaker was Dr. Ortz, a Canadian denturist, who outlined the history of the Den- turist movement in Canada and the problems pertaining to that movement today. With Dr. Joseph Anton of Potsdam presiding as president of the local society, Dr. Fred Koenniger of Waddington was welcomed as a new member. Guests at the dinner meeting were Drs Harry Mintz of Pot- sdam, Dr. James Sanner of Potsdam and several Canadian Dentists who often attend the meetings The elected slate of officers for I he year are: Dr Joseph Anton, president; Dr Ray Escoe, vice - president; Dr. Harry Mintz, secretary. The October meeting will be held on Oct. 18 in Gouverneur. Community Players choose Yvonne Witt as director By RONALD A. McREYNOLDS . the Gouverneur Community Players, at a meeting Sunday- night, have chosen Yvonne Witt as director of their next production Mrs Witt, the wife of professional engineer Robert Witt, has previously directed plays for the theater group, in- cluding the higly successful production of \Mame\ The reading committee, chaired by Jaye Favreau. reported several plays which • they are submitting to the grodp for consideration . These include Noel Coward's \Blithe Spirit.\ \Ten Little In- dians\ by Agatha Christie. * Come Blow Your Horn\ by Neil Simon. \Cactus Flower.*' \40 Karats.\ and \Man in a Dog Suit The possibility of the revival of \Our Town\ by Thornton Wilder was also raised at the meeting and it was explained That this play uas the first presented by ;hr Gnuvrrneur Community Players in 19SS Tm'a'ive production dates were set for March 7 and 8 and an (executive committee meeting was set tor Tuesdav. Oct 9 at the •Niagara Mohawk announces interruption N a^ara Mohawk power ('.rr> \a'lon has announced tha: «-lei • nc sen :ce u ii be in irrrup'ed ^uda> Oct 3 (rom 1 ip rr. u 3 pm in the foikming home of Elliott Glansberg to discuss the final selection of a play and other urgent business The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. The possibility of holding in- formal workshops in directing, lighting set design and other theatrical areas was discussed and Elliott Glansberg. president, asked that members indicate to him their particular fields of interest so that further progress can be made toward setting topics and dates The Community reiterated their four to contribute moi Pla' pge lowaVd }ing the Iigb*^t5oard in the high school auditorium Bebe O'Shaughnessy, treasurer collected dues from ithose present and said that dues may be sent to her at 28 Rock Island Street Gouvernuer Dues she explained, are $2 00 a year * Discussion aJso centered around the possibility of \South Pacific ' Oct 24 27 and the Ogdensburg production of Shakepeare s 'Two Gentlemen of Verona on Oct 10 Mr and Mrs Norton Taylor were hosts for the covered dish supper me«ing and the Com- munit> Players welcomed Nancy and Rober Graham George Tait and Melissa and David Farl-Clark as new members of the group No school Monda\ in ob^er\ance of Columbus Da\ BacKjs R.tfd Blanchard Hill jH ad Cna\!erson\iiie Roact i • *TT>C r< rf*• Ki»ad Grande R-i»ad H.i\t>^ ad H.ll Ft^ad La?v H wr N rr-,***!* R.^ad Pestle S et 0 R.#d fNr'/e* - Ros^e ] Htrrri^.r R,.ad -Par: . A.. Ha^e* i»f RJSSK\ S'ock^e:. K * J u« B vd p ,ri a-d R *d - Demos plan danc I>ern.<ra*s .if F -*>r piar. ir. i.Id # 'ash oned f acquainted haT dance Sa'*:d*\ r,i^* Oc* f in •!-.«- R-!v He-js< t*rr. or. •T.t v^nr^-t-r .: F^rrr. *o Vark-t a~: H-; R -a^ t iV >* Darcm£ to line rr JS.C ^ ! N>--. a* * sC L-.^* -e:\re<r.r-.<r;: d T :c :5 r. * irer^-pffor is - r ,* a^e and concluded that at the time the Miller home rolled into the village it would be classified as a mobile home. At the same meeting, trustees Emil Eskilsen. William Scoz- zafava, Glenn Lehigh and Ronald Cochrane were polled individually by the Mayor and each indicated that legal action should be taken to evict the Miller family from their home, Op- position to the move came from Pastizzo who said it was \inhumane ' At the press conference Sunday morning, Pastizzo continued to oppose taking legal action against Mr Miller Elizabeth Norton, correspondent for the Syracuse Post Standard. Herald-American asked 'There are at least three factory pre-built homes now being lived in by Gouverneur families in residential zones of the village. All three arrived on wheels or trucks in Gouverneur lo be bolted together and placed upon foundations .Have the trustees been asked to in- vestigate the situation of the other two homes 0 ' 'No, they haven't' was the mayor's replay, 'There has been nothing done on the other two homes..this was not the problem—it has been discussed briefly I was not on the board at the time, neither were any of the other board members.' Records on file in the village offices show thaf e permit was issued JuJy 12, 4965 for the placement of a Kmgwood Ritz- Craft structure at 138 W Barney. In July. 1966, a permit approved placement of a Morning Star home at 4 Birchwood Drive On June 10,1973, a permit was issued to Tom Miller's contractor, Donald Ritchie of Ritchie Brothvs Construction firm to erect one family dwelling at 70 E. Barney St for Thomas Miller. The present zoning ordinance became effective in April, 1965. In response to a question by Nat Natali, news director of WIGS radio is this gving to court 0 ' the Mayor replied i hope not ' He added anytime there is court, taxpayers money must be used/ If a court decision ruled for moving the Miller home. Pastizzo said there was the possibility that ithe village might have to foot the Ibilr Natali pursued the dollar and cents reality and while the mayor could give no firm figure. he suggested the possibility of an approximate $8,000 for the foundation I? appears that if the home is determined mobile'. con- ventional means of transporting a residential building will be required to remove it from the village In response to an inquiry on the mobility of the structure. Pastizzo read a letter dated Aug 27 from village attorney Robert Leader ^JWJBTfl 1 *o the direction of the iBuard I examined the Miller 'Continued on Page 2> Tu»»day . Wednesday ._ Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday H 71 75 75 71 67 66 73 IL 1Motel 38 42 56 50 45 20 36 .00 .00 .00 .14 .00 .00 .00 Slides of tour shown at Luncheon Club Almost daily frustrations were encountered on the nine month tour taken by. Mr and Mrs. Harvey Gamer, but Mr. Ganter told Luncheon Club members Wednesday that the benefits offset all discomforts. One of the visible benefits were the professionally presented colored slides he showed of their travels, which covered 50,000 miles and took them into 38 countries. Accompanying the presentattion was a tape made by the Gamers describing the views and enlivened by conversations with people portrayed and music of the particular locale. Mr Ganter, who was on sab- batical from his math-teaching job at Gouverneur High School, said 'The tour was miniscule in comparison to what there is to see in the old world, and the pictures are miniscule in com- parison to what we saw'. Treasured are the friendships made in the many countries, Mr. Ganter said, and told of meeting one Japanese gentleman in S&n Francisco, who invited him and his wife to visit him in Osako. When they reached Japan, they did just that, and had a very enjoyable visit. Among the many items collected, Mr. Ganter assembled a complete collection of paper money and coins, which he plans »o prepare for display. Flying from New York, the Gamers made their first stop at Antigua, in the Caribbean, then proceeded to Rio di Janeiro where they rented a light plane 3for aerial sightseeing In South America they visited Brazil, Uruguay, and Peru — where they trekked to the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. Returning south, »heir itinerary included stops in Panama. Costa Rica and Mexico before they crossed the Pacific for Japan. Korea, and Thailand In Europe, stops included Turkey. Germany, Switzerland. France and Scotland Not neglecting their homeland, Mr and Mrs Ganter returned to travel from coast to coast in their camper, and he concluded there is just as much beauty in our own back yard' There will be no luncheon meeting today This evening members of the Fire &*?&**—- ment will be guests of the club at the Clearview There will be a social hour from 6 30 to 7 30 with dinner to follow As a continuing fund raring event. members of the Luncheon Club are selling tickets for a car wash a* Citation Car Wash / Ht : »r: custom CJ* ^' lc>i>rm -.£ cia. 4 •*< (ar former itrrt it b«ttfH^M to tU>v at

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