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New Castle news. (Chappaqua, N.Y.) 1945-????, November 29, 1945, Image 1

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•w SANTA COMES TO TOWN! i C Ferguson Will Speak Judge Bleakley Also To Speak At Meeting Two prominent Westchester- ites, Judge William F. Bleakley, former Chief Executive of West- , Chester County, and Charles W. ' Ferguson, Senior Editor of the Reader's Digest, are scheduled to speak on Friday, November 30th at the High School, under the auspices of the New Castle Re­ publican Club. Mr. Charles W. Ferguson, who is to leave New Castle in January to accept a diplomatic post in London, is a Senior Editor of the Reader's Digest, an author and lecturer and Chairman of the New Castle Recreation Com­ mission. His subject will be, \What you, the citizen, can do about Foreign Policy.\ The subject of Judge Bleakley's talk will be, 'The Republican (Continued on Page 3) CHAPPAQUA CO-OP DRIVE Plans for a membership and stock drive were approved on Saturday night, November 24th, at a meeting of the Chappaqua Cooperative at Saint John's Parish House, Pleasantville. A goal of ten thousand dollars in new capitol stock was set, to be devoted to modernizing the Chappaqua and Pleasantville stores, installing a meat depart­ ment in the Pleasantville store, and increasing the inventory and services of the cooperative. Norman Dieter, Treasurer, re­ ported that for the first time since 1940, the two stores showed an operating margin for the first ten months of 1945. The guest speaker of the evening, Mr. Hugh Wolf, president of the Eastern Cooperative League, spoke of plans for post-war de 5 velopment of the Eastern Whole­ sale Cooperative, and said that Chappaqua Cooperative's present volume of business warranted VICTORY FEAST FOR GRID TEAM GOOD NEWS INDEED. Good news for hundreds of our children, and perhaps even better news for the parents — for Santa Claus is really and truly coming to town. Parents have felt it an annual duty to take their children to the city at Christmastime to see Santa Claus, and good fun as it always is, both for parent and child, it is a tiring trip indeed. Christmas crowds this year are going to be larger than ever before. City stores are already jammed with crowds. Why not bring Santa Claus right to our town and save the long trek to the city on the part of hundreds of harassed parents and children? THAT IS JUST WHAT THE NEW CASTLE NEWS .PROPOSES TO DO AS A PUBLIC SERVICE. During the week before Christmas, December 17 through 22, a real honest- to-goodness Santa Claus will be here in Chappaqua to greet all the children who come to see him, and he will have a pre­ sent for each and every one. He will be in attendance along­ side his Christmas tree all day during the week. All expenses connected with the project will be borne by the New Castle News. Those who have heard about the plan have expressed great enthusiasm for the idea, children are excited and parents highly appreciative that they will not have to lose hours and hours taking the children to the city. More details about Santa Claus' arrival time and place, will be published in the New Castle News next week. TEA GIVEN FOR TAXPAYERS TO GOP WOMEN HOLD MEETING Miss Mary Krone, vice-chair­ man of the Republican Party of the town of New Castle, gave a tea at her home on Sheridan Road, Chappaqua, on Monday, Nov. 26th. The tea was given to the women members of the Re­ publican District Committees. Mrs. E .W. Hubbard and Mrs. Charles Krone, both of Chappa­ qua, poured. Assisting them were Mrs. George Halstead and Mrs. Thomas Banks of Mt. Kisco. Miss Nance Krone, sister of the host­ ess, returned only last week from overseas where she was associa­ ted with the American Red Cross (Continued on Page 13) (Continued on Page 13) The New Castle Taxpayers Association of Millwood will meet on Friday, Nov. 30th at 7:30 P.M. at the Stone Jug, located op­ posite the Westchester Lighting Company Sub-station in Mill­ wood. The purpose of the meeting is the nomination of officiers and presentation of by-laws. Aniong those on the committee are: Acting-chairman William Nie- buhr, Acting-secretary William Rieger, John Canero, Fred Luh- mann, and Ben Renoud. The meeting is open to all who care to attend. In recognition of their unde­ feated and untied season the en­ tire squad of the Horace Greeley football team will be given a dinner at the Mt. Kisco Country Club on Friday evening, Decem­ ber 14th. The dinner is sponsored by the Chappaqua Post of the Amer­ ican Legion and the Chappaqua Dads. A joint committee is now completing arrangements for the entertainment, details of which will be announced next week. Unfortunately because of the seating capacity only a limited number of tickets can be sold. Tickets will be offered first to the fathers of the football play­ ers, after which they will be sold by members of the sponsoring organizations on a \first come, first serve\ basis. Police Ban Nite Parking With the approach of winter and the almost daily threat of snow, a new problem looms. Last year the Road Commis­ sion was unable to clean the pub­ lic highways adequately because of parked cars. It is a violation of the state laws to leave parked cars without lights. We should remember to park our cars in a drive or lot off the public roads at night. Because of the danger to the other motorists and the obstruc­ tion element to road clearance the police department will patrol all highways late at night every night—to protect our own safety. AN EDITORIAL The shops in our town and surrounding neigh­ borhoods are this year, for the first time in a long while, bursting with good things for Christmas. Almost any gift one might seek can easily be found locally. Our stores have large stocks of games and toys, dolls, books, and clothing. You can find electrical equipment, household wares, haberdashery, garden equipment. There are excellent gift shops, with novelty gifts in wide variety and good taste; florists and antique shops; holiday beverages, smoker's equipment, and foodstuffs to grace the Yuletide table. The ladies need not go far for their holiday beauty aids and perfumes. No one need travel away from our community to fill his Christmas wants, especially with Santa Claus right here in town. SHOP LOCALLY! Our good friends, the local merchants, are eager to serve you. Their prices are fair, and often lower than city prices. Deal with people you know—HELP THE TOWN TO PROSPER During twelve preceding months, these mer­ chants have gone out of their way to help you find many items, making shopping convenient for you. NOW IT IS OUR TURN TO GIVE OUR LOCAL MERCHANTS A REAL BREAK. Let us buy every­ thing in town!!

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