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The Medina daily journal and Medina register. (Medina, N.Y.) 1932-1970, May 26, 1971, Image 9

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;·,. LOYALTY- At Lyndonville Central School's retirement dinner the star performers ' the program were these four men; from left: Paul Chaffee, bus m~chanic for 17 years; Dale Barnum, custodian for eight years; Henry Rohland, custodian for 10 years, and Cecil Oderkirk, custodian for eight years. -(LCSPhoto) Long Service No-t Talcen For Granted at LCS Stars, Flowers MalteProm RECONCILING THE UNRECONCILIABLE entire cost of any sup- plementation above that level. 3. Tough work and training requirements for able-bodied WASHINGTON-There· is no adults; including mothers of more visible target in govern- other than pre-school children,. as ment than our system of public a condition for welfare. Money is welfare. All levels of government provided for training and for day have to participate in it, it's care f!enters. The De~rtment of expensive and controver$ial, and Labor, rather than soCial. welfare hence all politicians can find workers, will handle registration widespread dissatisfaction to and job certification, requiring exploit if that's what they want to acceptance of any adequately do. Last year the House passed a paid job rather than just welfare reform bill of sweeping \suitable\ jobs. · · dimension which the Senate 4. Some modest fiscal relief for stopped dead with second states through federal assump- thoughts. The Ways. and. Means tion of increased costs at present Committee has now spent all of benefit levels if the caseload 1971 until now responding to these continues to expand. This is not second thoughts. . enough, however, to be con- The resulting revision, to be sidered a substitute for revenue voted on by the whole House sharing. about the middle of June, is 5. An end to food stamps for bound to become a splendid people on cash welfare. target in its own right, since it 6. A phase-out of assistance for will appear too conservative to people who are working at low liberals, too liberal to con· wages or part time, so that they servatives, too generous to the will always make more money by south and too parsimonious to the continuing to work than they north, not to mention too com- would on welfare. ·. •. Historian's Notebook More Medina History,Nowl For P·reservation on· . ' Your. tax dollars ($500 worth in 1970-71) have made it possible to microfilm the earlie$t editions of the Medina Register. In the budget this year is another $500 which will assist in continuing this microfilming to preserve these records which are, so far, the best reference remaining of Medina in years gone by. For this I am truly grateful to you citizens. · I have begun the project. of scanning these, primarily to catalog the residents, businesse:;f, activities, etc. of a bygone era. The first legible copy of the Medina Register, a weekly paper published every Thursday, M.A. Bowen, editor and pu!;!lisher, is dated Jan. 12, 1882, Vol. 5, No. 41. How I wish we had the first editions. CIEL WHITE Village Bi($torian .... ~ .• ' ... ! '! •. plicated for everybody. It will 7. No mandate on the states to probably pass, and something provide the cost-of-living ad- like it will probably pass the justments or to maintain their Senate after a great deal of present level of benefits. Coupled LYNDONVILLE - Seventy- and fellow non-teaching em- A 1/J I carping and quibbling, the with the requirement that stat,es five attended the retirement ployees. Fred Large was master ream President will sign it into law pay 100 percent of increases in dinner held for non-teaching of ceremonies. with apprehension, and both the benefits above the $2,400 level Even· as today, the content of the newspapers followed national patterns. Included are articles of national scope <legislative ac- tions in Albany and Washington), national catastrophes, military news, advertising of then nationally known products. Also included were ads of local merchants, shopkeepers, ser- vices. Interspersed are items of local happenings, bits of poetry, recipes, stories for young people, fraternal activities, church schedules, and the ever-present \Personal\ column called \Town & Country\ at that time - that RESEARCH - Very seldom does Medina Village llistorian Ceil White let momen~s go idle and now ~s busy reading · tllrough the· first microfilm reels of the old crumb)ing volumes of the Medina Register and early Medllul• Dally Journal. The \Village is putting th~ on film before the very oldest bound books copies fan to pieces. CQpies. ~ · the old Medina TrjDune were the fii'st to be put on micro- film for preservation of local history. 'l'bis was done as a gift of the Brownell family and the film reels ar~ stored at Lee-Whedon Library. -(,J..RP~) employees of Lyndonville Central Acknowledgements and gifts taxpayer and beneficiary will and federal administration of the School last Thursday at the were presented by James Wright, · L YNDONVILLE-Th•e Junior adjust their sights for a new program, this will reduce the Village Inn, Childs. president of the Board of Class of Lyndo!ville Central target. margin between the high welfare Four employees will retire July Education; Louis Salen, School held their Junior Prom In trying to reconcile the states and low welfare states and 1, 1971: Paul Chaffee, bus supervising principal; Charles Sat'!rday night at t a High School unreconciliable, my Committee encourage people to stay at home mechanic for 17 years; Henry. Newphew, high school principal; Auditorium. \Bill Hicks Trio\ of embodied in the bill these in tough times rather than Rohland, custodian for 10 years; Roy Plummer, representing the Rochester provided the music. features ainong others: migrating to the cities. · DaleBarnum,custodianforeight teachers, and Millard Smythe, Mr. Michael Gramatico, Junior 1. A phased-in. federal Will it work? Nobody knows, years, and Cecil Oderkirk, . representing the bus drivers. Band Director is one of the trio. assumption of aid to the blind, but we know that what we've got custodian for eight years. _ The theme was \The Impossible aged and disabled at a higher now isn't working. There aren't The retirees were honored by Dream\ Miss Lorie Ralph was level than in most states. any easy answers in this area of th Bo d f E . d ti h 1 chairman ofthe gala affair, Class 2. Federal assumption of aid to soct\al and r 15 • cal concern, but e ar 0 . uca on, sc 00 For Your Cle~ssifieds Phone 798-1400 Ad . . R 11 M rt' ili d d childr administration, teaching staff vtsor 18 usse a mo. fam· ·es with epen ent en government can't afford to informative column that has been According to this issue there helpful in finding the names and were five churches: Baptist, activities of residents then. Presbyterian, Methodist U.S. FLAGS HIGH QUALITY DURABLE NYLON - . FAMOUS BULLDOG BUNTING Complete flag OUtfits 10' and 12' Varnished Poles 3x5 CoHon Flags only $3.95 Hickey Co. at the I .. vel of $2;400 for a family ignore the tough problems just The auditorium was decorated of fo• :.r, with the states to pay the because they're tough. with blue background with stars and large paper flowell's. 1n the center was a 3 foot world globe made of artificial flowers surrounded by a white picket fence. There also was a miniature falls and JPOOI. The License Revoked After Seeking Extra Tip Just. a · bit of news of 1882. · Episcopal, St .. John's and St. Seems the school board felt they Mary's. Pastors at each were should enlarge the Academy and listed. - . a meeting was called to discuss The Hon. E. L. Pitts, a New the pros and cons. Letters to the York State Senator and Medina editor bemoaned the fact that resident, was home for the usual \swing\ hung from the NEW YORK (UPD-A long- rafters was another feature, a shoreman lost his license likely spot for the cam~ra faps. Monday because he asked for a Many of the young ladies have $450 tip to carry comedian been sewing for weeks, and had Jackie Gleason's luggage on fashioned their o~ fo!l'mals. . board ship and then badgered a The twelve candidates for King Gleason aide into giving him and Queen are chosen by the $250. ' students, the final decisi~n is ·A hiring agent also had his made by the faculty. Candidates license suspended for 45 days for. Queen were: .~erry Wolfe,,. for usi!lg. ''vile_,_ _obs~e_ne _and Lon~ Ralp~,. MartlY? · Fishe:, ·insulting language'' and. com- Bernie J~IDlch and. Cynthta miting \an obscene act\ when Zapf. Cand1dates for King were: Gleason refused to give him a Mark Herry, Paul Howell, Tom drink. Sparks, Wayne Salen, David Barry and Paul Hoffman. The 1970 King Gerald Woodworth and Queen Vicky Wolfe crowned the · new 1971 King Mark Herry and 1971 Queen Terry Wolfe. The chaperopes were : Mr. and Mrs. Fred Large, Mr. and Mrs. Rollin Wolfe, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Martino and Dr. and Mrs. Charles Nephew. About 250 attended the Prom. The New York Waterfront Commission announced the actions Monday against long- shoreman James Matuszewski, 39, of Ridgefield Park, N.J., and hiring agent Edward J. Gray, 38, of Roosevelt, N.Y. The incidents occurred March 20, 1970 when Gleason and his wife were sailing to Europe aboard the- S.S. France. The commission said it knew about the incidents at the time but the investigation was delayed six months ·until the Gleason party returned. The commission said Matus- zewski and four other long- shoremen carried Gleason's $7700 was spent to build the. holiday recess of the legislature. baggage aboard the ship and Academy with the finest sand- Governor of New York State at then were given $50 by Frank stone, purchased at 50 cents per t~at time was Cornell. In Butler, Gleason's aide. perch in 1850. The school board Washington, D.C., Congress was \What's this for?\ Matus- felt that the building should be considering building a new zewski was quoted as saying. enlarged to accommodate more library and a new executive \The Great One gives. We pupils and the estimated cost was mansion. always get around . $450 from $15,000. An irate citizen wrote Seems Bent's Opera House was the Great One.\ that if the local school board also a busy place as two one-night . . would send the 5o scholars, shows were sche.duled in a week, The Great One IS a mckname entolJ.$1 in the. Medina $chool but \Rip Van Winkle\ and \Elder often· -used ~y Gleason. residfug outside the. Village, back Sbadrach Sniffles\. Butler satd be gave the ~en to where they came from, letting A new fad among women was another $200 but would not gtve their own towns educate them, it the dress album. Nearly .all ~ore unless ~Ieason approved would not be necessary to enlarge women made their clothes then. · It. Butler satd wh~n. Gleason the school. I haven't caught up A piece of each dress was .pasted was to~d abo';lt the mctdent, the yet with the results of the carefully in a scrapbook with · comedtan sa1d he ~~ought $50 meeting. some identification of design and was more th~n . sufftct~nt: Another letter comments on the the page dated. In this way she 'flle. comm1ss1on s~!d ~t was need for a new and larger school. bad an inventory of her clothes revokmg Matuszewski s license, Seems the editor wrote an from season to season. which means he will' not be able editorial opposing the I ran across a poem which to work on the ~at~front, enlargement. The writer amused me so I record it here for beca~se he exacte~ a tip and regretted he had not been able to your entertainment (I hope). It's gratw~y und~r . C!rc~~~nces get a good education himself and from the Boston Tra~ipt moun~~ng to m~tdation _and fervently pleaded that the SHEONLYTOLDWHAT used . fr~ud;, decett and IJ?-!Sre- yoimger generation not be denied SHE HAD BEARD presen~ation when questioned this opportunity for a better Says Mrs. BroWn about It. . . . education. Of Slandertown The commission said Gray Church services were listed. It may, or m~ not be: entered Gleason's stateroom just before sailing and asked for a drink. When he was refused, the commission said be insulted Gleason. I only tell -- You know me well - What folks ha:ve · ~ld to me. They say that F\ue .And his youtig Wife Get on quite awful, dear. They scold and. fight, Both day and night, Or that is what I hear. And who would think That Smith shoUld .drink The way he does. Good Lord. Or so they say · My dear. I pray 'You will n9t take my word. . ,. And there's Miss Burt, 'The saucy flirt; · · She's talked abQut. i;ve beard Such frightful things It blUShes brings To· tell them; 'POll my word. 0 dear they say The other day That.Rev. Dr. Bird And Miss Montcalm Went arm-in.:arm · Down Broadway. So I've heard. .Says Mrs. Jones :rn chilling tones, · . You have quick ears, my dear. Just fill them full. With cotton wool. You bear too ~uch, I fear. Smore ONE -STOP GABDEN C£1111 HAS A· FIN:E ASSORTMENT • ·1·n \ OF HARDY FlOWER GARDEN ALL VARI'ETIES. NOW AVAlLABLE : . . Sale ends May 31st. ALSO . Fina1DrawingJune17th. 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