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The Long Island advance. (Patchogue, N.Y.) 1961-current, June 01, 1961, Image 1

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Suff k Girl Scouts Set Their Golden Jubilee \Daisy Day Saturday: Saturday, the Girl Scouts and Brownies of South Suffolk Girl Scout Council will gather at Camp Paquatuck , East Moriches , at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the the Golden Jubilee of Scouting- called \Daisy Day. \ The camp has been made available to the Scouts for that day through Harold Chapman , director. In J program wih open witn a flag ceremony by Troop 23 of Center Moriches. The Intermediate g irls, will be divided into five groups , each under the direction of leaders who have planned the day ' s program to include as many Scouting skills as time permits. The Brownie and Fl y-up Scouts ivill have their own groups , and their programs will be suitable to their age levels. Intermediate group one will be headed by Mrs. Barton Olson and Mrs. Benjamin Kenny of Bayport. They will instruct in knots and lashing and show how each is Us*ed. In planning this program , the. ^e leaders have had the as- sistance of Philli p Scott , of the Boy Scout Committee , and Scouts Tom Tyler and Steve Mohiser of Bayport. Group two , headed by Mrs. Wil- liam Schuldt and Mrs. Robert Larson of Patchogu e , will teach, folk dancing and trail blazing, as wl 1 a- songs and games. Group three, under the direction of Mrs. Bruno Borella of Coram and Mis. Henry Schwerdtferger of Middle Island , will explore na- ture. Group four will learn signaling and whittling taught by Mrs. Rich- ard Beth and Mrs. John Bojus of Bell port ; crafts by Miss Maril yn Vettel , Bellport , and songs and games by Miss Nancy Nystrom of Brookhaven. Mrs . Paul Meyer , of Center Mo- riches , council training chairman , will direct group five with the assistance of Mrs. David Hough- ton of Patchogue , who will teach gymnastics , and Mrs. Edwin Ny- strom of Brookhaven who will demonstrate first aid. Mrs. Jean Kallister , Mrs. Pat Brennan and Mrs. Sop hie Duffy, all of Mastic Beach , have planned an interesting program for the Brownies , and the Fly-up Brownies Continued on page 6 , this section INTERESTED VISITORS to Central School Dis- trict 4' s third annual science exhibit , held at East Patchogue School last week , are Richie Stephani and Candy Masem , holding rocket in front of space vehicle exhibit. Various exhibits contained examp les of work of children in the district' s four elementary schools , each in the area of science. About 1 , 000 pupils and adults visited exhibit. (Other Photos , P. 5 , Section 1.) —Advance Photo bv Martin Maid D rowns In South Bay Boat Accident Miss Rebecca Bluth , 45 , maid of a prominent Manhatta n real es- tate man , drowned Friday when her employer ' s 28 foot boat took water and sank in Great South Bay. Miss Bluth .and her employ- ers , Mr. and Mrs. William Grecn- burg of 1 Grade Square , New Yo 1 k City, were returning to their Summer home at Davis Park on Great South Beach from a shopp- ing trip in Patchogue. Mr. Greenburg, who along with his wife survived the mishap, re- ported that as the boat reached the mid-Channel buoy, water star- ted to gush through the forward storage basin at 1:45 p. m. After giving the two women life jackets and donning one him- self , Mr. Greenburg turned the boat into the wind. The craft soon began to sink , however. Mr. and Mjrs. Greenburg man- aged to hold on to the side of the overturned boat . Miss Bluth . however, apparentl y weakened and could not keep her head ab^ve water. Fred Sherman , owner of the Da- vis Park Ferry in Patchogue , had noticed the Greenburg boat in Continued on page 4 , this section Burglars Enter Woodhull School; Take Equipment SHIRLEY — Burg lars entered the Nathaniel Woodhull School sometime between Friday ni g ht and Saturday morning, stealing an e ' ectric typew. iter and adding machine , W. Wallace Thomas , su- vervising principal of William Floyd Schools , told The Advance yesterday. The thefts were discovered Sat- urday morning by building super- visor Woodrow Hawkins , who no- ting the Suffolk County Police. This incident follows a series of acts of ma licious mischief that have plagued the school for the past three months . Mr. Thomas said that no clue was found as to the burglars ' means of entrance. Phillips Dies; Was Educator In Centereach Edwin John Phillips of Thomp- son Hay Path , Setauket , died un- expectedly of a heart failure Mon- day at his home. He was director of vocational education of the Centereach-Selden School District School officials termed his death as a '' tremendous loss to the school district\ . The 45-year-old educator , a World War II Navy veteran , was driven home from school Monday after comp laining of stomach pains. He died within an hour of heart failure. He had never had a record of a heart condition. Leaving a wife and two chil- dren , Mr. Philli ps had been in the area and with the school district for the past three years. He was instrumental in making the hi g h school' s vocational education de- partment \ one of the finest on Long Island , \ according to Mrs. Henrietta Acompora , a member of the board of education. Supervising Princi pal Ward Fiedler said : \It' s a tremendous loss to the school district , with- out any question. He will be a difficult man to rep lace. Not onl y was he well liked by the whole staff and the students , but he had been doing a very outstanding job in vocational education. \ Born in Brookl yn , Mr. Phillips received a bachelors degree in vocational education and a masters degree in administration and supervision from New York Uni- versity. He had been teaching for 14 years. \I can speak for the board of education and the school district in expressing our deepest sym- pathy to his famil y, \ Mr. Fiedler said. He is survived by his wife , Alice ; a daug hter , Janet; a son , Roy, all of Setauket . and two brothers , Kenneth and Martin. Funeral services were held at 8:30 p. m. yesterday at the Haw- kins Funeral Home , Smithtown , with the Rev . Harold Berg of New Jersey, officiating. Interment will follow at 11 a. m. today at the Long Island National Ceme- tery, Pinelawn. Seto n Hall Names Top Grads Joseph Schmitt Va ledictorian: Josep h Schmitt of 157 South * Fairview Avenue , Bayport , has been named Seton Hall' s 1961 valedictorian; salutatorian will be Joan Wolyniec of 45(5 Manatuck Boulevard , Brightwators. Joseph , who received a Silver Key award for having attained first honors during his four years at Seton , has thus far a Regents average of 1)4.8. The reci p ient of a Regents Scholarshi p, Josep h will be unable to take advantage of this grant because he is to at- tend St. Joseph' s College in In- diana, where he will study scien- tific agriculture. In keeping with his ambitions , Josep h has been a membe. ' of th<> Scienc > a^d Ma- thematics Clubs at Seton Hall. In the recent Science Fair , he was awarded third place prize. Joseph has been a member of the track team for four years. He is currentl y co-editor of Mile- stones , Seton Hall yearbook. He has also been a member of the Student Council during his junior and senior years. Joan Wolyniec , whose Regents average is !)2 , also received the Seton Hall Silver Key award for honors during her entire period at the school. She is the winner of Joseph Schmitt a Regents Scholarship as well as a full four yea r scholarship to St, John ' s University in Jamaica. Here Joan will major in account- ing. Joan Wolvniec A four year member of the Le- gion of Mary, . loan has al>o been active in the Sports and Glee Clubs. She is pre sentl y business manager of Milestones , 1961. Dish 11 Will Vote On New Ele. Sch. State to Pay For: The fast-growing Centereach-Selden Central School District 11 will propose a new elementary school , among other propositions , at a June 27 vote. Chief among six propositions to be brought before the district' s voters , the elementary school would have a maximum estimated cost of $1 ,166 ,750. ?> The land for the school , located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Boy le Road and Hawkins Path , Selden , will cost an estimated S?67 , 000 bring ing the total to $1 , 233 , 750. Supervising Principal Ward Fiedler told The Advance this week that there are three develop- ments , representing over 800 homes , going up immediatel y around the proposed elementary school site. \This indicates , \ he stated , \that there is a definite need for an elementary school in that area. \ He added : \We don 't expect that this will affect the taxes in any way. \ He exp lained that the state will pay for the propositions on the ballot under the cost allow- ance p lan for districts with high tax rates. The proposed 1961-02 tax rate is $9.88 per $100 of as- sessed valuation. The voting will be held between 2 and 9 p. m., June 27 , at Bicycle Path School , Selden , and Unity Drive School , Centereach. Regis- tration will be held that same two places between 2 and 9 p. m., June 20 , but persons who registered at the annual meeting in May -tie not required to reg ister again. The other five propositions are : 1) $250 , 000 for construction of a new junior high in Centereach , said sum to be added to the $2 , - 112, 345 already authorized for this purpose. Mr. Fiedler said the extra amount is necessary for furnishings in the new building because contractor ' s bids were higher than antici pated. This wou 'd come under state aid. 2) $47 , 570 for the reconstruc- tion of Wood Road Elementary School , Centereach , also under State aid. 3) Authorizing the board oi education to si gn up to a five-year contract for bus transportation. 4) $3 , 000 for the purchase of a nine-passenger station wagon. 5) $11 , 700 for recreational pur- poses. 184 Weekend Auto Accidents In Suffolk Cty. Suffolk County had only one highway death over the four-day Memorial day weekend. Fatal injuries were sustained by Steve Carras , 17 , of 215 Avenue I, Brookl yn , who was walking on Noith Country Road , Port Jeffer- son Station , near Pine Hills Road , wh'-n he wa.> struck b y a car short' y after 9 p. m. Friday. A companion , George Pirres , 18 , of 822 Avenue T , Brookl yn , was also hit by the car. He is at Ma- ther Memorial Hospital where , as of press time yesterday, his con- dition was described as fair , and that \lie seems to be holding his own. \ Suffolk County police identified the driver a . - , Francis T. Ei>enhut , 2:5 , of the Elks Hotel . Port Jeffer- son. Police . said Mr . Eiaenhut had been driving a truck east and , due to rain and fog, was unable to see the two young men . until it was too late to stop. He said he tried unsuccessfull y to avoid tiiem bv swrvim:. Ho iday accident totals were comp iled b y the Suffo 'k County Police from 4 p. m. Friday to 9 a. m. Wednesday. There was a total of 184 accidents , with 42 injured , the one pedestrian killed and s<wen pedestrian- ; injured. In the Fifth Precinct , which Continued on pace 6. this section 10^ A C ° PV An Official Newspaper Suffolk County Town of Brookhaven 10 , 000 Plus , Circulation REVIEWING STAND—Memorial day parade in in Coast Guard Reserve , chief speaker ; Raymond PatchoRue was sponsored by United Veterans Link , commander of Jayne-Lattin Post , Veterans Council of Greater Patchogue and on reviewing f Forei w and Lieu tenant Colonel Alfred stand were , from left to ripht , Supervisor Au- „ „ H . __ _ , ' . „ gust Stout . Jr., Suffolk County Deputy Police Hallen of Patchogue , Army Reserve. Commissioner John P. Finnerty, a commander —Photo by William R. Goldfein UNVEILING MONUMENT on Memorial day honoring war dead of Mastics is Mrs. Francis M. Landau , wife of late past com- mander of American Legion Post 1533 in Mastic Beach , former Shirley postmaster and posthumous selection of Shirley, L. I. Taxpayers Association for 1961 \Man of the Year. \ THREE UNKNOWN SOLDIERS who sacrificed Scout , fire department , military and other units their lives in World War I , World War II and parading down Main Street , Center Morich es , to Korean conflict are remembered in this _ M . e- Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in East Moriches, morial day float sponsored by American Legion -Advance Photo bv Gomez Post 929 of Center Moriches. Float was among Budget Revised Downward : Registration of voters for the coming school budget vote .of Central School District 4 (East Patchogue , Bellpor t , Brookhaven ) will take p lace at the Bellport Junior High School gymnasium between 2 and 10 p.m. on Monday, June 5 and Tuesday, June 6. While 2 , 306 voters were registered for last year ' s vote , only 720 voters are currently registered for the June 13 vote. The board of education encourages all eligible voters to check their registration to make certain they are registered to vote June 13. Those persons who registered May 2 or 3, are eligible to vote June 13 without further registration. All others will need to register Monday, June 5 or Tuesday, June 6' in order to vote on June 13. The board of education urges anyone having any question about whether or not he is properly .registered for the June 13 vote to telephone the central office at GRover 5-8260. The proposed new budget totals $2,329 , 760. This revised budget reflects a $28 , 500 decrease from the $2 , 358,610 budget defeated May 2. Registration Dates Set For School Dist. 4 Vote The Patc hogue Village Board announced this week that a hearing will be con- ducted at 8 p. m. June 13 at Village Hall to review the possibility of establishing \No Parking \ on one or the other side of South Ocean Avenue. All merchants on that section of Ocean Avenue have been notified , but the public is also invited. The board' s action was ini- tiated because of the conges- tion on the street. A \No Parking ' zone on one side of the street would allow for traffic to pass more freely, ac- cording to Mayor Robert T. Waldbauer. Ocean Ave . Parking Is Up For Hearing Section Page Bavport 3 7 Bellport 2 1 Blue Point . ... 3 6 Brookhaven & South Haven 2 3 Centereach & Lake Grove Edit. G Center Moriches 3 1 Coram 3 8 East Moriches .. 3 3 East Patchogue 2 4 Eastport 3 2 Gordon Heights 3 6 Holtsville T» - Farming\ille . 1 4 Hollirook . . 3 8 Manorville . .. 3 () Mastic . 2 3 Mas 'ic Beach . . 3 2 Medford . 1 3 Middle Island .. 3 7 Moiirhes .. X 2 Patchogue Various Remsenburg & Speonk ... 3 2 Ridge ... 2 5 Ronkonkoma & the Lake 1 7 Selden .. Edit . 6 Shirley & Mastic Acres 3 0 Yaphank 3 8 COMMUNITY NEWS INDEX GOP Committee Choices: BLUE POINT—The Suffolk County Republican Committee unan- imously designated John P. Cohalan , Jr., Chester F. Jacobs , and John L. Barry as its candidates for county office at a meeting Fri- day ni ght at County Republican headquarters in Blue Point. District Attorney Cohalan was designated to run for the office of Suffolk Count y jud ge , while-®* —— both Count y Treasurer Jacobs and Welfare Commissioner Barry are candidates to succeed themselves. The action of the full committee followed unanimous endorsement of the three candidates by the part y ' s exe cutive committee . Count y GOP Leader Arthur M. Cromart y remarked after the des- i gnations that \ all three men have shown by their past public serv- ice that they are worth y of the voters ' support and will make ex- cellent and victorious candidates in this November ' s general elec- tion. \ Mr . Cohalan is now serving bib second term as district attorney. During that period , his office h;t s handled more cases than any of hi- - predecessors. A graduate of Ford- ham L^- w School , he was Islip Town Supervisor before he be- came district attorney. Previously, the candidate for count y judge was assistant attor - ney general, State of New York , a member of the Isli p Town p lan- ning board , and Isli p Town attor- ney. He is the son of John P. Coha- lan , Sr., former assembl yman , state senator , surrogate of New York City and official referee of the Supreme Court. A Sayville resident , he is married and the father of two children . He is a member of the Sayville Rotary Continued on page 4 , this section Cohalan , Jacobs , Barry Sufk Office Nominees BE 7 Out AT 6 In: BELLPORT — Dial service and new ATlantic 6 telep hone num- bers arrive for BEllport 7 telep hone customers at 1 a. m. Sunday at the same time BEll port 7 individual and two-part y customers get direct distance dialing. The equi pment for the new service is the most up-to-date in the <*> Bell System and the preparations in Bell port have involved months of p lanning and work. But the actual change will take onl y a few seconds. At 1 a. m., a time chosen be cause the telephone usage is lightest at that hour , a crew of men in the Bell port central office on Main Street will pull out the heat coils that have supp lied tele- phone service to Bell port. Mean- while , in the central office buildin g on Bay Avenue in Patchogue others will activate the new dial and direct distance 1 dialing equi p- ment. And manual telephone serv- ice here will pass into history. With dial service will come th new ATlantic 6 numbers for BEll- port 7 p hones. Miss Muriel Pless company manage r , reminded cus tomers that after the change i will be necessary to dial ATlanti 6 p lus the other four digits of the number to reach any Bell por phone. All Bellport customers were sent a telephone directory supp lement , listing old and new numbers. \The numbering change wiv necessary to bring direct distance dialing here , \ Miss Pless said. With direct distance dialing BEll port 7 customers will he ab.c to dial their own station-to-s ' a tion calls direct to any of (58 , 000. 000 phones across the country. To call to distant points , telephone users here will merel y dial the three-digit area code and the two letters and five numerals of the number , Miss Pless said. A lisl of area codes for frequentl y-called p laces is in the front of the Suf- folk telephone directory. All of Bellport to Get Direct Dialing Sunday

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