) ) PAGE 32 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1971 ADVANCE-NEWS PLAN FOR SALE—The St. Lawrence County homemade articles, candies and cookies. The Home Bureau will hold its Silver Tea Wed- public is welcome. Left to right are Dorothy nesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Jtiiverview Towers. Liddell, Carol Putman and Vickie Earl. Tea and homemade cookies will be served and (Howland Photo) there will be a display and sale of all types of Deadline To File County Residents Annual Church IN CONSTANT USE - More than 10,000 time. The expanded hospital, new equipment and examinations were conducted by Hepburn Hospital's X-Ray Department last year. The facilities are in constant use throughout, each day, with several patients waiting at any given larger facilities will enable the X-Ray Depart- ment tO handle more patients more efficiently > and provide new X-ray services which have been developed in recent years. Medicare Claims Attend Conference Bazaar Slated Hepburn's Radiology Area To Add X-Ray December 31 ° n Alcoholism For Saturday Many people who could receive payment of some portion of their medical expenses by Medicare los.e money because they do not file their claims within the time limit stated John P. Moulton, manager of the Ogdensburg Social Security Office. Anyone age 65 or over who is enrolled in Part B of Medicare is urged to check all of his medical bills now to be sure he has not overlooked any old ones. Moulton said that claims for medical expenses incurred between Oct. 1, 1969 and Sept. 30., 1970, must be filed no later than Dec. 31, 1971. These claims should be sent in im- mediately to avoid the usual year-enu rush and the resulting long wait for payment. A free booklet explaining how to submit claims to Medicare is available at the Social Security Office. Simply call and ask for booklet SSI-50. Call 393-0880. Remember the time limit for sending in claims is very important. Don't lose money by waiting too long, Mr. Moulton concluded. Linda Rheotne Wed To Jacob Bartman, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Rheome of 511 Ogden St., this city, announce the marriage of their daughter, Linda Lou, to Jacob H. Bartman Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob H. Bartman Sir., of 415 Pleasant Ave., city. The marriage took place at St. Peter's Church, Hammond, Nov. 6. The Rev. C. B. Menard officiated. The bride was escorted to the altar by her father. Mrs. Francis L. (Louise) Patterson of Rochester, was matron of honor. Miss Laurie Ann Edgar, cousin of the bride, was junior bridesmaid. Kermit Main of Morristown, was best man. A reception was held at The Lodge, after which the bridal couple left on a wedding trip to Winter Haven, Fla. They are residing at 116 Lafayette St., city. The bride, is a graduate of Hammond Central School and the State University at Oswego. She is an elementary teacher at the Lisbon school. The bridegroom, a graduate of Ogdensburg Free Academy, is an attendant at the St. Lawrence State Hospital. J. D. Brush Jr. Chairman^ SLU Alumni Fund Canton - John D. Brush Jr., of Webster has been named chairman of the 1972 Alumni Fund at St. Lawrence Univer- sity. He succeeds Miss Jane H. Mallory Of New York City, who has served as chairman for the past two years. Brush has announced that the 1972 Alumni Fund goal will be $275,000. In 1971 the fund reached a new high of $265,593, with over half of the St. Lawrence alumni participating. Funds raised in the annual program of alumni giving are applied to the annual operating costs of the university. . A 1950 graduate of St. Lawrence, Brush was elected to the University's board of- trustees for a six-year term in 1970. He-holds the master's degree in business administration from Harvard University and has done graduate study at the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology. Brush is president of John D. Brush & Co. of Rochester, manufacturers of steel safes. He is married- to the former Nancy Van Voorhis, a 1953 graduate of St. Lawrence. In response to the recommendation of the Citizens Committee, Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller called for a conference to discuss Alcohol problems in New York State. The conference was held at the Americana Hotel in New York City on Wednesday. Among the 1200 participants at this conference were many professional and lay persons working in the field of Alcoholism and others who are very concerned with Alcohol problems. This conference was the \kick-off\ for a more comprehensive attack on the root, alcohol, to many social problems in New York State. Attending the conference from . St. Lawrence County were Mrs\. Florence Williams, Mrs. Bessie Gokey and Dr. James Hamilton of the staff of the Alcoholic Rehabilitation Unit in Ogdensburg and John E. Murphy, Coodinator of Alcohol Services in St. Lawrence County. The United Presbyterian Women of Ogdensburg, will feature their 3rd annual U.P.W. Fair'in Fellowship Hall, Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many useful items will be on sale including aprons, knit goods, fancy work items, jewelry, doll clothes, novelties, Christmas decorations, floral cen- terpieces, home baked goods and candy. Also, for the convenience of the business people and Ogdensburg shoppers, a luncheon of homemade vegetable soup, sandwich and cookies will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. If, anyone is desirous of giving, who hasn't been contacted through the Women's association please feel free to bring the item to the church on Friday evening between 7 and 9 p.m. Pick-ups may be had by calling the church office 393-2510 between 9 a.m. or Mrs. Robert Roulston 393-0688, or Mrs. Kathryn GrotkoWski 393,2095 anytime after 5:30 p.m. House Committee Approves 71 Billion For Defense Dep WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Appropriations Committee today cited \the magnitude and intensity\ of the So- viet military buildup as it approved $71 billion in new financing for the Defense Department. The money is for use during the current fiscal year. The committee cautioned against \drastic reductions\ when the money bill reaches the House floor next week. It said the $2.5 billion it lopped off the $73.5 billion requested by the President would not adversely affect essential programs. The new funds would provide for 2.5 million active-duty military personnel by June 30, 1972, and 11,924 active air- craft and 396 active warships including 16 attack carriers. New warships to join the fleet .this year include six nuclear attack submarines, with five more to be' constructed. Active-duty military personnel will drop about 200,-000 during the year. In a report accompanying the bill, the committee said intelligence estimates show the Soviet Union \has passed the United States in number of in- tercontinental ballistic missiles on launches.\ \The United States still maintains an Rocky, Lindsay Appeal To Washington To Keep Jobs In NYC NEW YORK (AP) - Gov. Nelson,A. Rockefeller and Mayor John V. Lindsay appealed separately to the federal gov- ernment today to save 800 jobs threatened by the realignment of the Department of Defense regional offices here. * -° Rockefeller wrote to John Eh- rlichmari, presidential assistant for domestic affairs, that many of the employes of the Department of Defense Contract Service Administration were \unskilled workers from minority groups.\ Rockefeller said he felt \it should be administration policy to increase • federal jobs in New York State, and not eliminate them.\ Lindsay, in a letter to Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird, said, \It seems inconceivable that the Defense Department would consider eliminating jobs in New York City at the same time • that the U.S. Labor Department and the city are attempting to create them through such programs as the Emergency Employment Act.\ t. strategic adequate and credible deterrent \force the committee added, \Since our missile-launching sub- marines still outnumber those of the So- viet Union, and our manned strategic bomber aircraft far outnumber those of the Soviets.\ It said the Soviet Union has turned its attention to construction of a first-class, deep-water navy. New funds recommended are $1.46 billion more than were provided last year, with the committee explaining that because of inflation the defense dollar buys \far less than it bought in past years Highly competent personnel and good equipment are two characteristics of the radiology department at A. Barton Hepburn Hospital in Ogdensburg, but department members are among the first to admit service to patients can be improved. Becauseof its immeasurable value as a diagnostic facility for any number of injuries and illnessess, a hospital's radiology department is one of the busiest areas of the hospital. Considering the number ' of newly developed uses for x-ray machines and •the increasing number of patients to be accomodated, it is not surprising that places like the Hepburn Hospital have outgrown radiology facilities which were adequate a few years ago. Hepburn Hospital's radiology department seemed like a busy place in 1962 when 6,300 examinations were conducted.'But last year the number had shot up to more than 10,000 examinations annually! As a result, the department can ' scarcely keep pace with the demands placed upon it. Carolyn Fayette, chief radiologic technician at the hospital for the past, 20 years, explained that simply keeping pace with routine procedures is ex- tremely difficult and it is impossible to try any new procedures. \I know patients must get upset having to wait as long as they sometimes do,\ she said. \But our three x-ray rooms are in constant use all day long.\ Miss Fayette added, \Not - only are patients being made to wait, but they are being deprived of certain modern procedures, which doctors 'would like to employ but can't for lack of equipment.\ On^ such procedures which is very heipful in pinpointing certain internal ailments is the angiogram. This is a procedure which enables doctors to examine organs by tracing the flow of an injected dye as it passes through blood • vessels within the organs. There is no hospital in St. Lawrence County which has equipment for doing angiograms. \In addition to diagnostic services, a number of our doctors would like us to be able to offer radiological treatments, someday,\ Miss Fayette said. She noted, however, \Our primary concern is tv be able to offer the patients better service in the areas we now have.\ One factor contributing to some of the department's difficulties is the amount of time available machines must be occupied in performing certain lengthy procedures such as urograms. These take a considerable amount of time to complete and cannot be in- terrupted until finished. Meanwhile, patients with broken bones and other problems are kept waiting. \Just one more machine would help a great deal,\ Miss Fayette said, '\fhe fourth machine would help us process the routine cases .rapidly while we are still able to do the lengthier procedures.\ Emblems such as these and similar' ones found in most departments of the hospital have motivated the hospital board of directors to initiate a $3.2 million expansion and improvement program for the Hospital. For the radiology department the plan will result in the addition of one x-ray machine room, needed storage space, and closer proximity to the emergency room which will also be relocated and expanded. A $i million fund raising campaign has been started among the residents of Ogdensburg and vicinity to help finance the program designed to give these same residents better services.' The improvements will permit Hepburn Hospital to f etaiii its role as the leading medical center of the area. the -remaining. $2.2 million is to be borrowed on a long-term loan from the State New York. Farmers National Bank Will Open Branch Bank In Massena It was announced today by Donald E. Stone, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Farmers National Bank, that official notice has been received from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency by the Farmers National Bank that its' application for a branch office in Massena, N.Y. has been approved. At one of its' most recent meetings, the Board of Directors appointed the following members to serve as a site location and selection committee: B..W. Totman, Chairman; R.W. Oliver, W.A. Hastings, H.D. Hoy and D.E. Stone as members. The Farmers National Bank at the present time has total resources of approximately $36 million and operates branches in Malone, Chateaugay, Ft. Covihgton and Winthrop,- N.Y. In addition to the near future Massena branch, the Farmers Bank ftas an ap- plication pending for a branch location in Potsdam, New York and Stone stated that his Board is optimistic that the Potsdam application \will receive favorable consideration. Dubrule Watson NEW CITIZENS-Members of the American Legion were on hand.Friday morning to congratulate newly naturalized citizens and present them with U.S. flags. Naturalization ceremonies were held at the Friday morning session of the Supreme Court at Canton, presided over by the Honorable Paul- Graves of Gouverneur. Among those naturalized were four Ogdensburg residents, Ligia I. Fishel of route two; Eleanor M. Cody of 113 New York Ave., and the Rey. Michael J . Reilly, assistant pastor of St. Mary's Cathedral and Antonio Valero - Ramo, Station A. Also naturalized were Simone M. and Edward Wright, Chase Mills; Raymonde D'Arienzo, Massena; GaetahLajoie, Heuvelton; Madeleine Moore, Massena; Monique Colbert, Norwood; Sherly l^atush, Canton; Ylva Cor- tright, Potsdam; Ana Cleto, Gouverneur; Bridget. Mellan, Potsdam; Lynne Dpelger, Waddington; Elizabeth Kingston, Canton and Ginette Alice Martin, Hammond. (Staff Photo) i PRESCOTT—A member of one of the community's best-known families, Mrs. Harry Watson, died in Toronto General Hospital Thursday, Nov. 4. Shehad been a patient for 10 days there, but had been in failing health for several years. She was tbe former Hildred Louise Dubrule, a daughter of Mrs.. Edith Dubrule and the late Joseph Dubrule of, Prescott, and had spent her lireume • here, until moving to Toronto with her husband 20 years ago. Mr. Watson was with the prescott Branch of the Bank of Montreal for over nine years before that time. - She was a graduate of McGill University, and a winner of the Governor-General's Medal for Accountancy. After graduation she was with the former P & 0 Ferry Company - and Dubrule Insurance Agency. She Was a member of Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, Toronto. An ardent golfer when health permitted, she was member of the' Prescott Golf Club and the Toronto Ladies Golf Club at Thornhill. Besides Her mother and •her'lius'bancL ' shels survived by a soii, Paul, at names and two brothers, County Judge W. Mbssman Dubrule and J. Gerald Dubrule; both of Prescott. .A-rosary was said at the Brithell JHineral Home on Sunday afternoons with Rev., W. P. Healey officiating. The funeral Was held Monday morning with the Rev. Arthur Appleton offering the Mass of requiem at the Church of St. Mark.. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Bearers were Charles Tobin, Donald King, Douglas Major, W. J. Byrne, R. M. Tobin and L. L. Morell. The funeral was largely attended by her many friends of the community and relatives and friends from many out of town centres, including Toronto, Gait, Montreal, Boston and Ottawa.