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The Suffolk County news. (Sayville, N.Y.) 1888-current, November 28, 1952, Image 1

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\BRIDE AIJ B ' GROOM , \ shewn with at- lowing the colorful ceremony. ' They are tendants at recent Tom Thumb wedding at . Mcrideth Moore and Chris Van Weele , both Sayville Congregational Church , were thc six years old. center of attraction for: photograp hers foi- (News p hoto b y Ernie Munkelwitz) HAS WORKSHOP ROLE Chris Itoblnson , f ormerlv ol \Oklahoma. \ who -will sing title # role in \The Vagabond King \ to be give n by Sayville Musical . Workshop . cn December llth, '12jii a. -id 13th. Broadway Star in Local ProciwctioiB Chris Robinwn , ' vrhti replaced Illehard Eastharo ns the male lend In \South Pacific, \ has been \ slgncc \ Shy thc Sawlllo,\Muslcal Workshop for ' . the . role of Francois Villon in Clietr forthcoming production of tin \Vagabond-Kiwi. \ . Plhying opposite Mr. Hobinson wil' - be Sayville ' s own Knren Hnsselrlir ln the role of Katherine. Tlie ' \Vagabond King \ . Is .schedules to open the Workshop ' s senson on Thursday, December llth , and run through December 13th at thc Sny- . Mli; Higli f Scho01 auditorium. *' ;Mr. Robinson , n six-foot-thror native pf Houston , Texas, hns been active • in Broadway musicals , anc \yIUi camp shows nncl hospitals while lh tho Army . l\e has gained wldo ncclaim Inihls. vole! in \South Pacific , \ nnd for tils; role of Curley with thc London* conipniiy of \Oklahoma \ . - Mrs. ' Hasselrils , who Is > married, nncl a' mother , hns appeared ns a (jpbricert soloist nnd'hi * musical' com- ' wllos. Most recent of her -appear- ' ; unccs was with the Adelphi-College 6j>c ' rn Workshop In Its production of \Miidnnie Butter fly. \ Mrs. Hns- railrlis appeared in the role of Oio- Wi San; ' T he Southwest Corner I m a Snpp says Demo- cracy Is n sys- t e m u n il c r which a fel- low wlio did- n 't vote *can upend the rest of (lie yea r kick- ing nbout . the candidates the fither fellows elected . , . Another advantage nf the « Bti-fii\mlliifi(l ear , an Oakdale v woman pointed out the other day, l« tlmt aha can get by with parking it on the wrong side of lho road , And then there ' s lho lllllo Rlrl ' In Sayvlllo who came out of the henhouse t\ report to her moth- er that there iverc ' nt any eoivs hut the scuta werc ull taken. New Fsre House Vote Scheduled Lakeland— Taxpayers , of the Lakeland fire district will attend n special meeting on Friday, Decem- ber 12th . to vote on an $85 , 000 prop- osition for the erection of a new fire house. The meeting will be held nt seven •3. m. in the present fire, house , one of two small: building .in which are kept the departmen t' s fire-fighting Apparatus and ambulance. A legal notice posted tills week by ' ,he Board of Fire Commissioners states that the appropriation is for .lie construction of a building for Uie storage of apparatus nnd equip- ment and for the social ' nnd rccre- itianal use bf the ' firemen nnd res- idents of the district. It includes the grading and improvement of the property. The proposed new structure would be located on'the present do- nartment site on . Johnson . and Chestnut iAvenues . 'If approved by the- . taxpayers , the . new . biilltiinp would' , replace - .. a , one-story frame garngo ; which houses the ambulance Three/trucks are kept ih a two- truck ' . cement-block building which will-continue-in use . A fourth truck Is stored'away from the fire house Bite/- , ., - - ,. , -Frank Roster , Jr „ is department chief , • Fire Island Inlet Fund Drive Will Be Renewed tPntchogue— A new drive for red- oral i nid . for the dredging of Firc Island Inlet -will bo sought by thc Fire Islnnd Inlet Committee nt n meeting, to bo held on December eighth , at the Patchogue Hotel , it was announced this week by Hurry t . Weeks , secretary-treasurer of the ilvlc group, Leslie Weiss, of Patchoguo , Is clinlrmnn of tho committee which wns organized two years ngo to ob- tain emergency funds for tho rapid- ly closing waterway, ASK STIIKKT UGHTS Tsllp — In a letter addressed to the lsllp Town Bonrd this woolt, tho Snyvillo Board of Firo Commis- sioners requested the Installation of two mngncsluin-typo street lights In tho vicinity of tho 'firehouse. The matter wiui referred to tho Hu'lHlim committee ior considera tion, Class o(j6-Coiifiriiied. 'al 'Stiliiii r s Impressive ceremonies marked the confirmation of a class of 5C by the Rt. Rev. James P. DeWoIfe in St. Ann ' s Episcopal Church in Sayville on Sunday before a crowded church. The following were con - firmed: y y Doris Albrecht , Katherine Bason , Linda- Blo ' emeke , Harriet Brown , Doris , nnd ' ' Carol , ; Carman , Norma Daane , Caro) DeLagarde , Joy Duj in, Grace Founder , Ann Igler , Carol Ann Lewis , Grctchen Martin , Rose- mary Mottl) Sandra Nash , Phyllis Forts; Patricia Weeks, ' , Madolniiie : and Mary Ann Wood , Charles Behounck , Peter Folsom, Edward Jost , .Donnld Mrs. William Stryker and Mrs. Har- old Sweezey. ' Because of illness , Mi? ? ss Elmore Gerard was confirmed in her home. Lloyd, Donald ¦ MacKenzie , Adolph Mampc , Van Ryn Record , Peter Sprague , George , Vnil , Joseph Weeks. Mr, and Mrs, Harry Barthelme , Mrs, E. A. ' Batterman . Mrs. Robert Broivn , Mrs . Burton J. IJowncr) Mrs, Walter flocken Jr., Mrs. '' George H. Hulier. Mrs. Howard Jost , Mrs, Russell P. Xoehlcr , Mr. and Mrs. Adolph , G. \lampe , Richard Medeck , Mrs , Bert- ¦i'\ Pnlmor , Charles Post ,. Wllber Frail ,.Mr, and Mrs. , Charles Letvls Rose , Miss Joaii Sonhlon , Ray Smith , Harold Sweezey; Mr , and Mrs. Alfred Swezey, Mr. and Mrs . , Leon Swezey, Charles Way and Mrs.. Edward Van Buren. - Also ' those , \ received\ werc George Beebe; John A , Kolici' , Wil- liam Ronan , Mrs. Raymond Smith GUEST OF - HONOR . at ' testimonial dinner given last week at Snapper Inn ,.Oakdale , was Mrs. Lucrctia Hubbard , who retires this week after 32 years with the administra- tive staff in the Sayville public schools. At left is Tillmnn E . Wenk, hig h school principal , while Superintendent of Schools Samuel K. Munson and Dr , George Vanderborg h , chairman of the Board of Education , arc at the riglit. l' ol. 'iniid oiH'-iiiiiuili ; |)h\i\) Si Lawrence Held As Dope Peddler Washington — John St. Lawrence, Jr., formerly of Sayville , who was arrested in New York recently on a bad check count in connection with ajrv auto deal , has been picked up by Federal agents and charged with possession and sale of narcotics , it became known this week. • The \12-year-old former Sayville man , charged . with possessing and peddling dope ln Washington and New York , is reported free iri $3 , 500 bail pending a hearing in U.S. Dis- trict Court In New York. ; . While a resident of Bnyport in 1041 , St, Lawrence was held on a disorderly conduct charge on the complaint of a Bayport man who said he tossed stones through a go- rage window , but this charge was later withdrawn. That same year he was arrested oii a grand larceny coun t growing out of questionable automobile sales but the charge was dismissed by tho grand jury. At the time he wns operating: a well known automobile nger.cy. Recently he hns been'living In Maryland . Assistant U.S. Attorney Mortimer C. O'Brien confirmed St. Lawrence ' s arrest on Tuesday. He said he i.s duo to go on trial on January fifth oft a one-count Indictment charging him with selling ten ounces of heroin to ton undercover Federal agent in New York last August, He was ar- rested later that month at his home In Rlvei-dnle , Md., nnd O'Brien snid Federal men found WC ounces of heroin in a suitcase — worth ap- proximately $28, 000. Ho was later indicted by n Balti- more grnnd Jury on two counts of possession of drugs n iul disposition of this ense will follow the New York trial. St. Lawrence pleaded not guilty to thc New York charge on October third. The former Sayville man Is not a narcotics addict , the Federal au- thorities said. GKASS FIItR SUHDTIKI) A small grass fire oil Seaman Avenue , Bnyport , brought out that community ' s firo department on Wednesday nt 1:30 p.m , The blo/o was brought under control shortly nfter tho firemen arrived nt the scone. ^FIFIY-TBR^EJfiBEIiS^fiGoh^tquot . • Lp * (3ge ,: F , . '&A..M., - . ,qf ;, Sjiyville , were , honored , ' . . pin;?^dnday. .^ig h^ \ for .a \' - half-century of ^serHcel.tb . Masonry, ; E^ ivirvg^.^.^.^s ' ;;^w:re £r# J Sfaitli; ! -&Tidi^ Zf C. Edwards. Rud y ' Tfefnyi Master of. the local lodge , at the left , and District Deputy Grand ' Master . Percy l^V.; Ketcham ,. right , . , Ibqk pn, ;. . ' . Z y ; Z r zyr:i#f &ZZ.. ' . f tZ Z ^ Jff ¦: -z-zZ^/z - ' ; :;< ¦ ¦ / ^I»^tr(i^4.@^^nm?'M.v>t.tj : :. • ¦ — ?w... . t ,, - - ,,. . , l. ,. -z „;.-y - ,, ,* , J? .yz rt\:, i, - \ t: . ¦ ¦ - ¦ \ $28 , 917 , 747 TAX BILL OKd BY SUPERVISORS Riverhead— Warrants calling for the collection of 528. 917 , 747. 18 ln state , county and town taxes on real property and special franchises in Suffolk County were signed and sealed at Monday ' s meeting of thc Board of Supervisors . Tlie pew levy sliows an increase of $3, 163 , 233.73 , or slightly more than 12 percent , over Suffolk' s tax bill of $25 , 754 , 513.45 for the current year. The total of $28 , 917,747.17- includes $14 , 083,473.03 for schools , an increase Of $1 , 892 , 447,20; $4 , 350, 090.21 for town highways, .an increase of $743 , - 609 ..32 , and $1 , 413, 633.30 for fire pro- tection , nn Increase of $8(1 , 358,46, Larger sums must also bo raised for most other town and district pur- poses. Only the county tax Is down. The amount payable to the County Treasurer for tho support of tho county government and for county highway purposes Is $5 , 288 , 020.09 , or $3 60;i34.4 1 less than In 1052 . The new tax which becomes a Hen on Monday, \Will be levied' on a broader base. The total assessed valuation of real property nnd spec- ial franchises In the county In now $437 , 392 , 394. The correspondinR fig- ure for thc yenr past was $414 , 444 , - 7D1 , This will cushion , to sonic ex- tent , the Impact of the Increase on tho average taxpayer. Thc enormous rise ln tho school tax demonstrates anew that Suffolk residents , who vote directly on school budgets nt district meetings , arc determined that their children sliull have superior educational fa- cilities . It nlso reflects tho county ' s considerable growth in population. Mot included in the new Impost are the taxes levied by Suffolk' s 27 Incorporated villages for the support of their municipal governments , In- cluding their firc . pollco and high- way departments. Incorporated vil- age tnxes are levied and collected en- tirely separate (rom state , county and town taxes , nnd at a different season of tho yeixr. The total warrant for lsllp Town in $5 , 024 , 085.74 , of which $2 , (199 , 188- . 117 is for schools. Hay port Baby CiMkes To . . Deal is -in ' fli§ Sleep The ci^ iit-wccks-old baby son of • Mr., and Mrs. Walter Hambley; of Oakwood Avenue , Bayport , was ' found dead of asp h yxiation early on Sunday morning - as the result of an un- usual accident. The baby, named John Walter Hambley by nis parents, was ooi-n on Sep- tember 27th. ' ; Death occurred\ between one arid three a. ni. ' after the \ . child . had ini haled- . food into its lungs. Apparent-; Iy. the . food had first been il-egurgi- tated v \i n to the -mouth , and - then In breathing it was taken , into the lungs, Coroner P. J.. Lavianp saifl after performing an autopsy. - Parents discovered their only child' s still form when they arose on Sunday morning. . The frightened couple summoned Dr . Herman Dc- Bow , of Bayport , the family physi- cian, who pronounced the baby dead and informed police . Police , hi turn summoned CorqneK . Laviano . . - Funeral services . -were . conducted on ; Tuesday, ;at . -l:36' p, : .m. f by. ' .tlie Rey. Joseph ' H, . . .Bond. ] of St.. Ann ' s Episcopal ' Church with burial fol- lowing in St . Ann ' s Cemetery. • ¦ ¦ ' - . . - . ¦ T: y 7Z \ lslip—Recommendations ; . by Vt the Planning Board for ' . , 45-fobt : 7 sctbacfts along Sunrise ¦ ' . . arid. :;y Veterans memorial Highway^ =;• and ' ' 25-foofc . aBowanceS ' .y-bn V-i ' principal north-south ' ' : roads- .iV throughout the township came \ \ •; in for a severe battering- -on -; Tuesday at a. puajlic li/raringf;:: conducted by the islip- -Toivh; ' . - \ Boaid. ' \ ¦ ' ¦ ' . • ; ¦ iZZZ/y Although thc matter was later .t ' j referred in routine manner! io ' ' : z. the Planning Board for furth- er consideration , members of the Town Board ? gave every in- ' dication dun ' ng; the course of ¦ the hearing that thc proposal ' would hardly be approved in its ¦ present format . As a matter of fact , Justice of ¦ the Peace James ' F. Willis was ] outspoken in his criticism ot the , Sunrise Hi ghway proposal , tong ran advocate of rezoning the en- : tire ¦Sunri . sa ifor bushiest he declared that a 45-foot setback on the present road would de- prive owners of shallow lots of their constitutional rights , since their property would become useless. \I'd approve of a smaller set- back along- the new extension, since under th ose circumstances everyone would be starting on an even keel , \ he said , \but to do so where business properties are already developed with no such setback would be terrible. \ His viewpoint was expressed also liy Theodore C. Kclim , who owns residential property on Sunrise Highway, It is only 100 feet deep. \If they take 45 feet of this away that leaves me but 55 feet on wliich to build a house and for a back yard. \ He asked that residential zones le exempted. Other property owners along Sunrise Highway produced tlie same story, as did Sol Gordon , Bay Shore attorney, who said it would stifle , not encourage business on thc busy thorough- fare . The board ,.he said , faces \ a golden opportunity - to expand business in the one area where it should grow. \ He pointed o ' ut that the state right-of-way al- ready extends 20 feet on cither side of the road itself. \This is •ample room for off-street park- ing, which I understand is the purpose of this ruling \ . Supervisor Vern L. Fnrman cautioned that the 20-foot strips may eventually become part of a widened highway, leaving no parking area . The planning board recom- mended 25-foot setbacks on north-south arteries , including Patchogue-Holbrook Road, and Broadway, Lincoln , Lakeland and Smithtown Avenues , Pond Road and Ocean Avenue in this area. Ferdinand L . Coste , of Hol- brook , said that a 45-foot set- back on that portion of Veter- ans Memorra: Highway that (Continued on * Page : -3) ®MKi»ilKt mmim ii-ifeiioiici iilsiieE\ mm ] [ \ . TiueerMari Bpa} d ;-io v Inspect Sayville Project ' Tomorrow ; Nexb.He | Hng on Saturday, D ec. 1 3th ! Following a? brief. ' ¦ jle faif. skirmish - ' on . Saturday morning between proponents- and ^ opponents , of a proposed new road linking Greene and Caniiee^^yehues , south of Main Street . in Savville , a three-man ;. condemnation commission- adjourned public hearinjgs bn 'the ' contrp i vcrsial project : . ?until \ . ' ; Saturjiaj ^ December 1 3th] ]ai y 10 •: a:m$|t' the local court house. -Z Zyf y / l ; • Sanford L- . . Davidow , of . Patehogue , chairman of the commission Z&P-- pointed recentlv . by ; County, Judge, Fred J. Munder , announced that ^ho! and his colleagues ' ,, Prank 'E. : . :B ' an- some and Sal.Scotto , also ofiPat- /hogue , will iiiEp:ct the properties involved Jn the .proposed road-proj - cc y tomorrow. • . .. • - ' v; / - Most of . the openinjg- - session was taken/ up with orgahi?.atiohal; . ?pro- ceedure , with a group of residents pf . the . neighborhood . present; ; ^; to show opposition to the road. They were . represented by Thomas Kieley ' ; arid Harry Wandmaker , both \ local 1 attorneys, and themselves : slg:iers-;of a petition ' protesting the \ move . in-; stituted through; ' ¦ court' ? ' .action by: Harold- Brandt ,.of Painvay East. :-r \ ; Mr . Brandt , was represented, \ . toy. Attorney^ Guy 0 , . ; . Walser; of Sayyilfe arid Bay- 'Shore; : while -John' P. . .8«S baian ' offered opposition In behalf of Islip Supervisor Vern L. 'Furmah i . ? —— —; — ' and Highway Superintendent Char-;, les. .Maier. •: \ . y . 1 Mr. ; Cohalan challenged the va- lidity of a map introduced 1 by pro- poneh?ts of the plan , Indicating- that, it was Improjaer because it failed to show the distance from Main Street to the eastern terminus of \ the pro- posed ' road at Candee Avenue. He also asked the commission , to con^ sider only a map which showed the depth of properties through which the road would be located. ? . The proposed link , which , has been - . unofflcially described as a \ service \ road ,.would join Greene . and Can- dee A ' venues , from a point 300 feet south of Ma/n Street on Greene Ave- . nue and run diagonally in a south-; easterly direction to a point approx- imately 375 feet south , of Main ' Street on Candee Avenue. . It is de- signed to. ease traffic snarls on Main Street' by providing another east-west cross road and provide parking Vspace ; behind , a blocICv of stores. - • - . ' v . : v. ? - •? z/Z . ¦ . ?\'\ ¦'\ . - .:; ;v< - . • • • ' - „ - . - ' *-;?, ' . ¦ ,; ' ¦ Opponents Cf the .plan , charge th^ StJ . wouid ' be- too far. ' south of the main thoroughfare to be classified as a-service road and would permit the encroachment of business into a res- idential, section. They charge also that it would provide additional traffic hazards for children and would not be used . toy trucks for store \deliveries because of the dis- tance from the shops and the diffi- culties ol turning off Greene and Candee Avenues. Patchogue — The'Bropkhaven Me- morial Association reached tlie half- way point on Wednesday , night in its campaign for $500 , 000 for a hos- pital for ' the Patchogue area , lt was announced ' yesterday. - The $250 , 000 figure represents the total signed pledges to date received by the gen- eral workers ' and tlie business and memorial gifts committees, The business committee reported that those businesses who have thus far been contacted have been giving substantial assistance to the drive. Among the more recent business gifts are those , from the People ' s National Bank in Patchogue , T. & S. Lumber Company, Island Coal and Lumber Company, Rollie , Inc., Swe- zey & Newins , Patchogue Plate Glass Company, Bee Hive , Maurice Haoerdasher , Arch Preserver Shoes and the Junior Order , United Amer- ican American Mechanics, Frank Silverman , associate gener- al chairman , announced that South Bay Pontlao Motors has donated a (Continued on Page 6) Hospital Drive Has Reached Halfway ftfork m Assaults Wife * Flees liome With Slis 2iyll^OIf! ' Sdii . Lake. Ronkonkoma — Pqlice on Tuesday were searching for n soldier who allegedly assaulted his wife and then injured her brother as he fled home , taking a ttvo-year-old son with him. A charge of second degree assault has been filed against Clarence Book , of Mohigan Avenue , Lake Ronkonkoina , by his brother-in-law , William Longboat of Mayfair Road , Nesconset. Longboa t was hit by the door of Book' s car when he ran to aid the young soldier ' s wi fe as she tried to prevent her husband from leaving home with their two-year-old son. Book had allegedly assaulted his wife before he fled with' the child. The baby was returned home later in the day after Bool: had phoned from Port Jefferson telling his wife where the child and car could be found. Book however , vanished belore he could be apprehended and police be- lieved that he was on his way back to his Army base. ¦ Longboat , in thc meanwhile , had becn taken to Southside Hospital where he was examined and X-rayed for injuries to his right leg. Tire family row apparentl y started early ln the morning when Mrs. Book called police to report a fam- ily disturbance. Sgt. Stanley Houllk and Ptl. Frahk Jtfongan were greeted by a meek M& Book! and returned to the station. -house , leaving the family to \ settle their own dispute. . Abou t 11:40 a.m. police again re- ceived a call to go to the Book resi- dence , this time to answer an as- sault complaint. Longboa t tol d thc officers that Book had also assaulted him and that he had been hit by the car when Book vanished. Ptl . George Kleever and Mongah then took Longboat to the Islip Town Hall where they Illed charges and obtain- ed a warrant for Book' s arrest. COUNTY ROAD FUND Riverhead— Coumy road funds in the amount of $480 , 960.55 wcre ear- marked for the maintenance of county highways in 1953 by the Suf- folk Boai-d of Supervisors on Mon- day. The board also set aside $85 , 000 for snow fencing, snow removal and sanding and $1 , 1 , 396 for the upkeep of coiinty-owncd ' bridges . A Pictorial Journal of Peop le and Places in Sayville and Environs in Years Gone B y i m j<ii m iB i > r^^ iiyWW*'»w^il'*s*<»'' .>« ,/W''>- 'v-.v-J-.j . , T . I . .>, . .,.i *. . -' . . ¦ _ - ,..,i,%,. ,; ¦ -^ .ti,. , - „.i, * ,...,.,,,.„;., ,*,I,JI|*\I. - I . . .,,,\,..,,.; .„ir->.,,,.% The old Theodore Front - harness shop, now in Brown block. Bear, Mmf a B aits IN THjE HEART OF jj If PLEASURE ISLAND ji Latest News of Sayville ,j West Sayvffle , Blue Point ,] » Bayport , Oakdale , Bohemia , J I Holbrook &. 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