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Rockland County times weekly. (Haverstraw, N.Y.) 1889-current, February 28, 1952, Image 5

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rm ROCKLAND CODNXT TIMES HAVERSTRAW. N. T. PEBRVART 28, 1952 L !?!!! J. nPgigaBesSiagSgS — EAOEnrs Miss Knapp the Bride Of Merle Robbins Sunday in St. Peter ’ s On Sunday afternoon at three o ’ clock, Miss Patricia Ann Knapp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. Paul Knapp of Chapel street, Garner- ville, was married in St. Peter ’ s church to Mr. Merle Robbins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Llewellyn Rob­ bins of Addison, N. Y. The Rev. Edmund Netter per ­ formed the double-ring ceremony. Miss Frances Partridge was solo ­ ist. A icception for one hundred guests was held at Johnny ’ s Won- d-er Bai, Congers. Escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of white satin and Chantilly lace made with a fitted bodice and full skiit which termin ­ ated in a tram. Her finger-tip veil was caught to a headpiece trimmed with seed pearls, and she carried white roses, centered with white orchids. Miss Violet Morano of Thiells was maid of honor. She wore a green satin gown, a matching head- piece trimmed with veiling, and carried an old-fashioned bouquet of yellow roses. Miss Alice Knapp, a sister of the bride, was junior bridesmaid. She wore a yellow sat ­ in and net gown, a matching head- piece, and carried an old-fashioned bouquet of talisman roses. Mr. Maurice Robbins of Hornell, N. Y., brother of the bridegroom, was best man. Ushers were Sgt. Martin Knapp, brother of the bride, and Daniel Montgomery of Alfred University. The bride attended Haverstraw High School, Walter Hervey Jun ­ ior College, and the Agricultural and Technical Institute, Alfred, N. Y. She has been employed as a laboratory technician at Letch- worth Village. Mr. Robbins was graduated from Sampson College and the Agricultural and Technical Institute at Alfred. He is with the inspection service of the United States Department of Agriculture. After a wedding trip to upstate New York, the couple will reside in Garnerville. Plans Made for Yearly Pocahontas Banquet At a meeting of the combined councils of the Degree of Pocahon­ tas of Rockland County recently at Tiorati Council in Pythian Temple, plans were made for the annual union dinner, to be held April 29 at the Wayside Inn, Stony Point. They will entertain the Great Pocahontas of New York State, Sadie Backer of New York City, and her board of Great Chiefs Anastasia Butler of Tiorati Council, Haverstrav?, is chairman, Marguerite Hladik of Quashpeake Council, Congers, secretary, and Anna Ruggiero of Chaska Council, Nyack, treasurer. Persons wishing to attend the dinner are asked to contact any of the following deputies: Miss But ­ ler, Tiorati; Janet^ Rucera, Quash ­ peake; Mary Perry, Chaska; Mar ­ garet Larkin, Kanawaukee Coun­ cil, Haverstraw; or Margaret Con­ klin, Cheyenne Council, Stony Point. Miss Marianne Stoops To Wed Edward Byrnes Mr. and Mrs. William J. Stoops of Congers have announced the engagement of their daughter, Marianne, to Mr. Edward J. Byrnes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed ­ ward A. Byrnes of Sharp street. No date has been set for the wedding. Miss Stoops was graduated from Congeis High School and is em ­ ployed in the office of Wilcox and Gibbs, Nyack. Mr*. Byrnes was graduated from Havei straw High School and Manhattan College, where he was a member of Beta Sigma fraternity. He is now an electrical engineer in the electronic design department of the New York Naval Ship Yard. Barbara Ann Frasco Christened Here Sunday The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Frasco was christened Barbara Ann Sunday afternoon at five o ’ clock in St, Peter ’ s church by the Rev. John J. O ’ Brien, pastor of All Saints chu''^h. Jei.sey City, and a friend of the family. Miss Patricia Roehrenbeck of Jersey City and John Frasco of Havei sti aw were the sponsors Follow mg the baptism, a reception for approximately 75 guests was held. Mrs. Frasco is the former Ann B. Ronan of Jersey City. WINGS OF POWER . . . Another milestone in B-36 intercontinental bomber history is reached as a U.S. air force crew readies for delivery to the strategic air command the last B-36 to be equipped with Jet engines at the San Diego division of Consolidated Vultce aircraft. This ship, now designated as a B-36 model, pro ­ vides the air force with a fleet of completely jet-augmented B-36 ’ s capable of speeds in excess of 435 m.p.h. at altitudes eight miles high. The four General Electric J-47 engines mounted In pairs under the wings and the six 3500-horscpower Pratt an*! Whiti ’ P ” p'slon engines generate nn'i ho»-«*«power f^r the big aircraft. Haverstraw P. T. A. Marks Founders Day The Founders Day meeting of the Haverstraw Parent-Teacher Assoc ­ iation was well attended and proved especially interesting be ­ cause of the presence of the past I presidents, who reminisced of for ­ mer days. Mrs. George Bitler told about the first meeting held at the home of Mrs. A. Brooks Pray and how she refused the presidency, recommending some young moth­ er. She also recalled an interest ­ ing meeting held at Lido 6each. The local P. T. A, is 20 years old, dating back to 1932 when Samuel Miller served as the first president. Mrs. Mildred Bauer was a member of the first P. T. A. and later ser ­ ved two terms as president. Dr. Ben Rubin, local dentist and on the school board for six years, was president of the P. T. A. m 1935. He said he would like to see the pre ­ sent membership interest the com ­ munity in thiee projects, voca ­ tional training for all who wish it, a full time vocational guidance teacher, and a full time dental hy ­ gienist. Mrs. Margaret Babcock, presi ­ dent during World War II when meetings were held in the Munici ­ pal Building to conserve light and heat, was made a life member. Mrs. Jesse Bickmore said dur ­ ing her term as president of the P. T. A. her appreciation and un-^ derstanding of the work of the school increased. Mrs. Vincejnt Shankey was an early president. Mrs. Hilend Rose and Lester Zakin held the office more recently. ./ 1 Mrs. Asa Call of Stony Point, who represents the Central Hudson Council, was the principal speak ­ er. She told of recent legislation. Her statewide view of P. T. A. af ­ fairs and enthusiasm for work in ­ dicate its importance. At the business meeting, it was decided to hold a white elephant auction late in April. Mefehants will not be approached for dona ­ tions as their generosity at the last auction is well remembered. A large committee was appointed, in ­ cluding Mrs. Mildred ^uer, Mrs. Margaret Babcock, Mrs. Arthur Gelman, Mrs. Keesler, Miss Mary Critelli, Mrs. Ralph Cordisco and Mrs Robert Manfredi. To raise money immediately, a tag day will be held on Friday and Saturday, Maich 21 and 22 This committee will include Mrs. Har ­ old Blank, Mrs. Keesler, Miss Cri- telli, Mrs. Manfredi, Mrs. Petry, Mr. Farr, Mrs. Giddis, Mrs. Starr, Mrs. Kaplan, Mrs. Filgueras and WiUiam Van Vechlen. Fourth grade won the prize of I a dollar with most members pre- I sent. 1 A nominating committee, con­ sisting of Mr. Van Vechten, Mrs. Margaret Babcock and Mrs. Lo Presti, will recommend a slate of officers for next year. STARTING NEW VOGUE FOR IKE ... In Philadelphia, Pa., pretty Ann Flero. of that city, goes all out for her choice as president of the United States In the coming electlon — General Dwight D. Elsenhower. Ann is wearing on her bead a new creation, an *'l like Ike'* beany and a bow tic to match. A smiling portrait of General Eisenhower is a fit­ ting backdrop. County Symphony Plans Young People ’ s Concert The Rockland County Symphony Orchestra is offering its annual Young Peoples Concert on Sunday. March 9, at the Spring Valley High School auditorium at 3:30 p. m. The orchestra jvill present in this free concert music that is of in ­ terest to young people and that will help them appreciate the so- called “ long haired stuff. ” Jerome Paikin, conductor, said that some of the selections will include Waltz of the Flowers from Tchaikowsky ’ s Nutcracker Suite; Mardi Gras, from Grofe ’ s Missis ­ sippi Suite; the first movement of Schubert ’ s Unfinished Symphony, and Saint-Saens ’ Danse Macabre. This section of the county is represented in the orchestra by Mrs. Kurt Lessy, Mrs. Walter Bulson, Oscar Pressler and Miss Jorie Rieves. Plans for the concert arc being made in many localities by the Parent - Teachers group. Girl Scouts, schools and other organ ­ izations to bring as many students as possible by chartered buses and cars. It is hoped that all adults interested in bringing good music to youth in Rockland County will aid by taking a car load to the concert. DR. ROBBINS OPENS OFFICE Dr. Jerome S. Robbins, chiropo­ dist and podiatrist, has opened an office at 14A Main street, and will be in Haverstraw Wednesdays and Thursdays. TOMMY ’ S LUNCH 11 Main Street OPEN SUNDAYS 7 A. M.— 2 P. M. 5-7 P. M. WEEKDAYS 6 A. M. - 7 P, M. # #»##»###»##»#»»#########»»#### ‘ Jimmy Jim ’ Has a Housewarming Party A Mardi Gras and housewarm ­ ing party was held Saturday even ­ ing at the home of Vincenzo Cian- faglione proprietor of “ Jimmy Jim ’ s ” store on West street. The new home was completed during the past year and the owner and his wife welcomed more than a hundred friends during the course of the evening. Callers included Mayor Harry W. Schuler, Supervisor Victor J. Shankey and many other guests, some coming from New York City and Long Island. Delicious re ­ freshments were served by the host and his family. Impromptu enter ­ tainment featured the evening. JOHN LYNCH IS STRICKEN John Lynch of 30 Main street was stricken Wednesday afternoon with a heart attack while visiting his mother, Mrs. Nellie Hartt, at her West Broad street home. Dr. Kurt B. Blatt was hurriedly sum ­ moned and ordered his removal to Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, in the Haverstraw ambulance. El yPSTATE lOAH COMPANY/ INC. t (c«n*rd por.uKnt U> Arlicl* IX of thr tlanliinR tAW Room 7 • Equity Sldq. • 12 S. Broadway NYACK • • • Phone: 7-1550 lOANS MADE IN nearby TOWNS •tetHetttS&i &L NO RED TAPE • NO DELAYS • SIGNATURE . AUTO FURNITURE . NOTE LOANS any amount up lo $500 Closed Saturdays - Open Fridays 'till 8:30 Shoe Sale!! Women's Shoes .. $1 up BUY 1 PAIR AT REGULAR PRICE GET ANOTHER PAIR FOR $1 Special NYLON STOCKINGS 59c ™ 51 GAUGE 15 DENIER DUPONT NYLON ..... . ........ . -Sec. BLANK ’ S DEPARTMENT STORE WHERE VALUE RULES 34-36 BROADWAY, HAVERSTRAW SUFFERN — HIGHLAND FALLS *»*********»**»»***» M ****»***********»»*»»***»**»*»**»t*****t**»*»»****»*******»»»*»***t*»*»»»»t% • '*******»*»*******»*»»»»****»*»**************»*t**»»»***»**»**********4***********4**»*********»***»***»*****»********»***********. s FIGHTS UXillADlllON IN OSS MURDER ... In Pittsburgh. Pa., Aido Icardi, former lieutenant in the offire of strategic service who was accused of invuivemeut In the murder of his superior officer while on a secret mission In Italy during World War II, reads the news story that told of Italy ’ s attempt to extradite and try him for the murder. Icardi said through his attorney that he will fii,ht extradition. Also involved Is Carl G. Lodolcc of Rochester, New York. He will probably fight extradition too. Garnerville Robert H. Bailey celebrated his 89th biithday Friday with a dinner party at his Alice street home. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Monroe of Ridge street are vacationing in Florida. MAUREEN JONES CAPPED Miss Maureen Jones, daughter of Postmaster and Mrs. Charles J. Jones x)f Garnerville, was capped Monday night at St. Vincent ’ s Hos ­ pital School of Nursing in New York City. The Daily News of Tuesday earned a picture of Miss Jones and other members of her class during the ceremony. STAMP CLUB FORMED AT POMONA SANATORIUM With the holn of Dr. W. G. C. Munroe. himself an ardent phila ­ telist, the Summit Park Stamp Club was formed recently to fur ­ ther the hobby of stamp collecting among patients at the Sanatorium. This is the latest addition to the excellent program of occupational therapy carried on at Summit Park. The function of the club is to distribute stamps and supplies and to conduct meetings and discus ­ sions of interest to the stamp col ­ lector. At the first gathering Leroy G Shepard of South Nya^k and Lawrence Critchlow of Suffern were elected president and secre ­ tary-treasurer respectively. at CHAPMAN BABY F4PTI7FD The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Chapman of 29 Broad street was baptised David in St. Peter ’ s church Sunday by the Rev. Edmund Nettor. Mr. and Mrs. Wil­ fred Grace of Congers, aunt and uncle of tiie baby,weie £ipou.An.>. & CARRIEH DYING BABY EIGHT MILES ... A Norton, Va.. physician denleJ ihat be refused to vUU a T-month-oId dying baby because the Richard Hazelwood family, shown with their two-year-old son. did not have the money to pay for the call. Mrs. Hazelwood walked part of the eight-mile distance to St. Mary's hospital in Norton from her home in the Hopkins Chapel community, with the bab>*in her arms her son. The t^by died of pneunonia after arrival. Buy U. S. Defense Bunas I AT STATE CONVENTION Thomas B. Kednan of Stony Point has returned home after attending an executive board meeting of the New York State Council of Civil Service Employees No. 30 at the Yates Hotel, Syracuse. Mr. Keenan was elected to the board at the last state convention at Elmira. CIRCUS AT LETCHWORTH Cole Brothers Circus gave a sue ressful performance Monday Kirkbride Hall, Letchworth Vil lage, for the benefit of the Stony Point Parent-Teacher Association. Because of the illness of Lawrence P. Stangland, director, the Letch ­ worth Village band was unabl^e^ to furnish the music for the perform ­ ance. The Haverstraw High School band, directed by Lloyd Patton, ably substituted for the Letch ­ worth musicians. The sixth, seventh and eighth awards of the Catholic Daughters ’ Merchandise Club were made to Miss Mary Mannion, Mrs. Agnes Lewis, and Mrs. Ella Brennan. More Values For You — Our. Gigantic Warehouse Clearance Sale Extended to March 10 Simmons Lazy-Rest HOLLYWOOD BED A ffi> A DURAN COVERED ADJUSTABLE HEADBOARD . . A SIMMONS INNERSPRING MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING . . NECESSARY BRACKETS AND LEGS . . Complete GREEN, YELLOW, BEIGE ot GREY DURAN ADJUST BACK TO SUIT YOUR COMFORT No more stiff necks from trying to read in bed with only your doublcd-up pillow to support you. The Lazy-Best lets you lean back and relax at just the angle you like best. Then when you be ­ gin to doze, merely drop the adjustable headboard back in place and stretch out on the most comfortable mattress imaginable. Smart Duran covered headboard that cleans with a swipe of a damp cloth; fine Simmons French edge innerspring mattress that will give you years of wonderful service; matching box spring, brackets and legs. You get this entire luxury ensemble at an incredibly low price. Come in and see it today! BEE HIVE LEADER IN FURNITURE AND, HOUSEFURNISHINGS Est. 1898 10-16 NEW MAIN Est. 1898 HAverstraw 9-5773

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