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Serving New Castle 31 Years—No. 39 CHAPPAQUA, N. Y., THURSDAY, JANUARY 15,1959 PRICE FIVE CENTS The 'Slow Learner' Discussed by Board Short disc •» '.ont> on three sub­ jects were the principal items on the agenda of Monday night's brief Board of Education r-~?ting at the Robert E. Bell School. Each evolv­ ed from memoranda given to the Board by District Principal Doug- la. G. Grafflin. A report on so-called \slow learn­ ers\ in the Chappaqua school sys­ tem showed that 102 pupils, or four-and-a-half per cent of the total enrollment, fall in that cat­ egory with IQ's from 76 to 95. These children have difficulty in graduating from a characteristic American high school, and yet they canrrt leave school, even wi*' their parents' approval, until they are 16- They face problems wl.eth.er they are taught competi­ tively with other children, or are handled separately. In Chappaqua, the report stated, the schools are handicapped in dealing with slow learners be­ cause of their dispersal through 13 age groups from kindergarten through the twelfth trade with not er~ugh at any grade level to make for a reasonably economic size of class group. Remedial work will not help slow learners, the repurt emphasized, because the term remedial implies that a child is working oelow his ability level; \slow learners\ can­ not by any presently known meth­ ods have their ability levels rais­ ed to where remedial work has any significance. Mr. Grafflin's report welcomed suggestion for devising a satisfac­ tory program for such pupils. Football Bleachers A second memorandum concern­ ed bleacher seating at the new fooball field at Horace Greeley High School. At present, the only seating arrangements have been made with the school band in mind, and a maximum of 100 peo­ ple can be accommodated. The memorandum uiscussed the desirability of bleachers to accom- modrte 2,000 spectators at each of four home games a season. Esti­ mated cost is $15 - seat, or $30,000. The suggestion was made tha. con­ tributions from graduating classes, sports enthusiasts and other inter­ ested citizens might help to de­ fray the expense. Building Use A building use report was dis­ cussed briefly by the Board. Local policy is to charge non-school adult groups out-of-i zket expenses to the school district - light, heat and janitorial fees - when the school buildings are used after school hours. The Board approved payment of General Account bills in the amount of $11,011.39; Building Ac­ count bills of $491.96; Internal Aa- count bills of $201.27; and Cafeteria Account bills fo $5,178.39. Funds to Continue Service Sought by Ambulance Corps Letters went out this week to 2.50C families in New Castle, to open the annual appeal of the Ambulance Fund of Chappaqua Past 453, American Legion. M. Donald Cadman is chairman of the Ambulance Fund Commit­ tee, which seeks operating funds to maintain the ambulance serv­ ice provided by the local post for the entire community. The money Chappaqua Chamber Orchestra Has World-Famous Conductor Boris Koutzen, Conductor of the Chappaqua Chamber Orchestra which witl present its Premiere Concert Feb. 7 in the Horace Greeley High School Auditorium, Chappaqua, is known throughout the music world as an eminent conductor, composer and violinist. Born in Russia, Dr. Koutzen's musical career began at the age of eleven when he made his debut as a concert violinist. At seventeen, he won a national competition for the post of first violinist of the Moscow State Opera House Or­ chestra, Later, while attending the Moscow State Conservatory, he joined the Moscow Symphony Or­ chestra which, at that time, was conducted by Serge Koussevitsky. After graduating, he continued his musical v education.in. Berlin while- coricertizing throughout Germany. Soon after arriving in the United States in 1923 \with just enough money in my pocket to join the musicians' union\ he recalls. Dr. Koutzen became a member of the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. In 1925 he was appointed head ofj the violin department of the Phil­ adelphia Conservatory of Music, a position he still holds. Four years later he embarked upon a long career as a concert violinist tour­ ing the country extensively for several years. Arturo Toscanini chose Dr. Koutzen to be one of the Charter Members of the NBC Symphony Orchestra m 1937 where he re­ mained for eight years. In recent years his busy musical life has BORIS KOUTZEN been devoted to conducting and teaching at the Philadelphia Con­ servatory and at Vassar College, composition and occasional con­ cert appearances. He was en­ gaged as Conductor of the Chap­ paqua Chamber Orchestra in Sept. 1958. In addition to his reputation as an accomplished violinist (The New York Times described his playing as \Sincere and serious, always in perfect taste and ad­ mirable in phrasing and sense of structure\) Boris Koutzen is fa­ mous throughout the world as a composer. He studied composition in Moscow under Leo Zetlin and Rhinehold Gliere. His first symphonic work was performed by ,,the -Y. Philadelphia Symphony in 1924- TO&^:the^com- poser conducting. 'One of his best known early works is \Valley Forge\ which was premiered in 1940 by the National Orchestral Assn. and performed later by the NBC, Chicago and Cleveland Sym­ phony Orchestras. \Valley Forge\ won the Juilliard Publication Award in 1944. Two other award- winning compositions are: \Music or Saxophone, Bassoon and Cel- o\ and his Second String Quar­ tet. The latter has been widely programmed by the Coolidge, Primrose and Gordon String Quar­ tets. The Boston Symphony with Koussevitsky played his Concerto for Five Solo Instruments and his Concert Piece for 'Cello and String Orchestra has been per­ formed by some of the nation's leading 'cellists. Of the latter work the New York Times applauded: \Could be heartily commended... Richly scored and finely construct­ ed\ and commenting upon his Second String Quartet, the Times said. \A noble creation. A worthy addition to the ensemble litera­ ture \ Amazing as the career of Boris Koutzen is, the accomplishments of his musical family are equally extraordinary. His wife, Inez Koutzen, is widely known as a concert pianist, accompanist and teacher. His son, George Koutzen was formerly the youngest mem­ ber of the NBC Symphony, was the founder and current Director of the Knickerbocker Chamber Players who currently are on an extended concert tour of the United States, and is first cellist with the Symphony of the Air. George Koutzen has also per­ formed as a concert cellist in the leading music halls of the coun try. Dr. Koutzen's daughter, Na- dia, played with the Rochester Civic Orchestra at the age of eight and appeared as a violin soloist with the Philadelphia Sym phony at the age of nine. She has been a leading concert violinist ever since, appearing with most of the major Symphony Orches­ tras, and playing concert tours of the U.S., South America and Eu­ rope. Her sole teacher has been her father. Dr. Koutzen is enthusiastic about his newest musical assignment as Conductor of the Chappaqua Chamber Orchestra. He feels that the establishment of a permanent small orchestra in the North West­ chester area will contribute ma­ terially to its artistic and cultural life. Dr. and: Mrs. Kbirfzen's home is :on Cedar Ave^, Pie'asantville.^ :t -' is used to provide such necessities as fuel, oxygen, rent, repairs and equipment. It is also hoped that some money can be put aside for eventual replacement of the pres- dent ambulance, now ten years old. The American Legion Ambulance Corps maintains a squad of 20 men ready 24 hours a day to man its ambulance and provide im­ mediate ambulance service in any emergency. The service is available, without charge, on call from doctors or from the New Castle police. Over 100 calls for service were answered by the corps during the past year. Mr. Cadman, stating that all con­ tributions', whether large or small, of the community. Checks may be made out to the American Legion Ambulance Fund, Box 453, Chap­ paqua. NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS Two new members were added to the Board of Directors of the Chappaqu? National Bank Tues­ day night when stockholders at the annual meeting elected Robert D. Burbank an architect of Ar- monk, and James Caruso, White Plains attorney and Supervisor of the Town of Norih Castle. Directors reelected included Frank T. Bailey, Devoe B. Bingham, M Donald Cadman, Clifford V. Fish er. Schuyler M. Hyatt,. L.L. Kopp, .Gavin K_ MacBain and Franklin -Montross Jr. READY TO emergency is operated by ROLL in any thjs ambulance the American Legion Ambulance Corps, of post 453, Oappaqua. The vehicle, manned by a volunteer staff of twenty men, is available on call twenty-four-hours a day. Shown ready to answer a call are John Graff (left) and Fred Hitchock, members of the ambul­ ance corps. The unit is current­ ly conducting a fund campaign to provide for equipment and operating costs. 1,200 Acres Of Resident Property in Zone Change The New Castle Town Board Tuesday night voted that about 1,200 acres of residential property north and south of Roaring Brook road be rezoned from one to two- acre plots. This is about 200 acres less than the Planning Board recommended be upzoned. Nearly all of the 200 acres not upzoned by the Town Beard are on the south side of United Fund Elects New Officers, Board Members Thomas Nast was elected presi­ dent of the United Fund of North­ ern Westchester at the first meet­ ing of the permanent board of di­ rectors on last night. Mr. Nast, a resident of Croton Falls, is pyesi- dent of the Kensico ube Company of Mt. Kisco, and treasurer of the Boys' Club of Mt. Kisco. Other officers elected for the coming year were John F. Malo- ney, vice president, James Lyall, secretary, and William D. Cabell, secretary. Mr. Maloney has been president of the fund during the organiza- ional period following incorpora­ tion in August 1958. The board of directors was elected by the membership of the fund. Following the annual meet­ ing, the board convened to elect officers and conduct other busi­ ness. 34 Named Thirty-four members of the planned 48 member permanent board of directors of the United Adult School Registration Good'; Classes Still Open Dun & Bradstreet Listings: 82 In Chappaqua & Millwood commercial enterprises in West­ chester County. Not included are Seventy-two Chappaqua listings, 10 in Millwood and 239 in Mount Kisco are included in the January 1959 issue of the Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book, according to Har­ rison Harper, manager of the New York office of Dun & Brad­ street, Inc. The new issue of the reference book contains listings for 11,662 certain tervice and professional type businesses, so that the total number of businesses in the coun­ ty would actually be somewhat higher than the quoted figures. There was no change this year in the relative standings of the five top towns in Westchester, based on the number of business names listed. They are: Yonkers, 2,285; Mount Vernon, 1,488; White Plains, 1,313; New Rochelle, 1,065; and Port Chester, 644. In one of its heaviest mail-outs, Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. sent out early this month about 3,000,000 letter requests for financial state­ ments to commercial businesses in the United States and Canada. The letters are sent to every busi­ ness listed in the reference book. The return of the financial state­ ment by the proprietor or his ac­ countant is the first step in es­ tablishing responsibility for com­ mercial credit transactions. The statement becomes part of the credit report on his business along with a financial analysis, a des cription of what the business does the background of the business and its owner, and a record of how if pays its bills. On the basis of the information in the report, a rating is assigned and the businessman is listed in the book. This makes it possible for his suppliers and insurance un derwritsrs to look him up and make prompt decisions on his re­ quests foi credit and insurance In other words, should a manu facturer or wholesaler receive an order for merchandise from merchant can be checked in the merchant in Westchester County the listing and rating of the mer­ chant, can be checked in the refer­ ence book. Regardless of where the supplier is located, the West­ chester merchant's listing will be available to him since the listing is carried in every issue of- the Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book in the United States and Canada Every business in the county will be visited at least once. Some of these calls have already been made. Nine commercial reporters cover the county for Dun & Brad­ street. Fund were elected as follows: Armonk, Carl M. Loeb Jr., Phil­ ip C. Niles; Bedford, Horace C. Bailey, Philip W. Farley, David Wilde; Bedford Hills, Lloyd Bed­ ford Cox Jr.; Willard S. Simpkins; Cross River, Forest R. Geneva; Chappaqua, William D. Cabell, Al­ bert L. Furth, John F. Maloney, Mrs. John F. Maloney, Mrs. H No r m a n Neubert, Moorehead Wright, Alfred E. Moran; Croton Falls, Thomas Nast; Golden's Bridge, Harold Green; Granite Springs, James E. Koegel; Hawthorne, Judson T. Biehle; Ka- tonah, John Ruger, R. Stewart Kil- borne; \ Middle Patent, Dudley S. Bon sal; Mt. Kisco, Mrs. Charles F Bound, Francis A. Goodhue Jr., James W. Murray, Carll Tucker Jr., Mrs. Charles F. Darlington; North Salem, Carlo Paterno; Plea santville, Frank N. Gillette, Stan­ ley J. Halle, Mrs. Ralph E. Hen­ derson, James Lyall; Pound Ridge E. Monroe O'Flyn; Thornwood Rudolph Neubauer. PTA Slates Meetings At 2 Schools A iilm, \Sibling Relationships and Personality\ will feature the second in a series of pre-school arent - Teacher Assn. meetings planned by the Chappaqua PTA for next Monday, Jan. 19 at 8; 15 p.m. in the cafeteria of Roaring Brook School. The movie emphasizes the point that a child's relationship with his brothers and sisters is an impor- ant factor in shaping his person­ ality. Commentator and discussion eader will be Dr. Joseph Antman, representative of the Mental Hy­ giene Assn. of Westchester. Dr. Antman is a certified psychologist specializing in family and child guidance problems, and is himself the father of three children. , : A .question -and answer, peripd ^ill fdUoVthe--showirig of theftlm.\ ' v rhe PTA will meet the> follow­ ing \Monday Jan. 26 in \the audi- orium of Horace Greeley High School (not at the Robert E. Bell School as previously announced), to hear a program devoted to 'The New Philosophy of Public Education\. Frederick Hechinger will be guest speaker for the pro­ gram, formerly scheduled as a pan­ el discussion. Mr. Hechinger, pres ently editor of the Bridgeport (Conn.) Herald, was associated for many years with the New York Herald Tribune as its education editor. The meeting is set for 8:15 p.m. Although moi 3 than 250 registra­ tions for Chappaqua's Adult School has been made by press time on Tuesday, there were still openings in most classes. Arthur Bleemer, director of the Adult School, announced that so many had signed up for the Thurs­ day evening \Conversational Span- Pastor Undergoes Corneal Transplant Tne Rev. Walter P. Scherr, pas­ tor of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church of Yorktown, underwent an eye operation last Friday at Peekskill Hospital. A corneal transplant was made successfully on his left eye. During his con­ valescence in the next two weeks, Mr. Scherr's replacement for the conduct of Sunday worship serv­ ices will be the Rev. Walter C. Hanning, former pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, New Ro­ chelle. The Rev. Scherr will undergo a similar operation on the right eye in two or three months. CHILDREN BITTEN BY DOG Ann Elman, Saw Mill River and Craig Georg, 20 Williams St. first grade students at the Roar­ ing Brook School were bitten on Friday of last week while holding a dog belonging to Carl E. Rhodes of 374 Roaring Brook Rd. The bites were not serious. FELLOWSHIPS TO MEET The Junior and Se:uor West­ minster Fellowship groups of the Pleasantville Presbyterian Church will meet at 7 o'clock this Sunday evening, Jan. 18. ish\ class taught by Mrs. Mariz Cruz Anderson that another sec­ tion, also taught by Mrs. Ander­ son, would meet L.I Tuesdays. Reg­ istrations are now teing accepted for the second class, he said. Classes that still . :ed additional pupils include \The Art of Writing and \Gardening for Home Owners meeting on Monday?- nd \The­ atre Workshop\ and \wood work­ ing\ meeting on Thursdays. Seventeen courses are available in the new l-.in of the Adult School. Most of them meet at 8:15 p.m. at the Robert E. Bell School \Jewelry Design and Enameling\ with Miss Toni r cks, meets at Horace Greeley High School; \Rug Hocking\ meets at 2:30 p.m.; the Bell School and \Watercolor Painting\ will meet at the home of the instructor, Mrs. Catherine Peake, at a time to be decided by the class. Registrations for the courses may be made during the day at the Bell School, r .d at the class sessions next week. Additional in­ formation can be secured- by cal.\ ing Mr. Bleemer at the schoo] CHappaqua 1-1300. COMMITTEE « NAMED The newly formed entertainmen committee of the Mount Kisco Soc­ cer Club will have Mrs. James Edwards of Mount Kisco as its chairman. Mrs. James Dimming of Mount Kisco was appointed co- chairman; Mrs. Leo Delbert of North White Plains, secretary; Miss Ruth Simoncini of. Golden's Bridge, treasurer; Ronnie Hendrie of Mount Kisco, advertising chair­ man, and Ernie Edwards of Mount Kisco, co-advertising chairman, the Urban Church committee of Tipsy Driver Found Guilty In NC Court A jury of six deliberated just 25 minutes in New Castle court Monday before finding a York- town Heights man guilty of driving while intoxicated. Judge Hamilton Hicks, presiding over the court, levied a $100 fine against the driv­ er. In addition, he will have his driver's license revoked as pre­ scribed by the Motor Vehicle Bur­ eau. The defendant, George E. Thom­ as of Yorktown Heights, was ar­ rested by Saw Mill River Park­ way troopers Harry Jones and John Sackel on Nov. 3, following a minor accident just south of the Chappaqua bridge. He had collided with a directional sign on the island dividing the north-south sec­ tions of the parkway. When first found, by Ptl. Louis DiFolco of the New Castle Police, the driver had stopped his car and was slumped over the wheel. Park­ way police were notified and the arrest was made. Miles B. Suchin, Assistant Dis trict Attorney, prosecuted the case and John M. O'Rouke was defense council. Members of the jury for the 10 a.m. were: Mrs. Joseph C eight hour trail which began at Hfochreiter, 105 Seven Bridges Rd., Chappaqua; George Raymond, Mount Kisco; Charles A. Wheeler 68 Overlook Dr., Chappaqua; Hen­ ry S. Holland, 37 Ludlow Dr., Chappaqua; Earl Clay tor, Mount Kisco; and William L, Vasey, 35 Overlook Dr., Chappaqua. G. S. Cookie Sale Opens Saturday The annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale will get under way in Chap paqua this Saturday, as it wii throughout the area served by the Northern Westchester Girl Scout Council. Girls from all 17 Chap­ paqua troops will call on local res idents from Jan. 17 until Feb. 9 taking orders for cookies to be delivered in March. Mrs William Cowilich of Orch­ ard Ridge Rd. is Chappaqua chair­ man for the cookie sale, and Mrs, Alton Gerlach of Rige Rd. is Coun­ cil chairman. A choice of five varieties o cookies is available this year, each boxes and wrapped in paper with variety packaged in one-pound boxes and wrapped in paper with a Girl Scout design. The cookies will be freshly made by a com­ mercial baker just before deliv­ ery time. Roaring Brook road, where only the property fronting on the road was rezoned. The Valley Ridge section north of Roaring Brook road will also remain zoned in one-acre plots. 200 Acres Chopped The property rezoned was dis­ cussed three hours early last month at an open hearing attend­ ed by more than 100 citizens. The hearing resulted in the Town Board chopping the 200 acres from the. property the, Planning Board suggested be upzoned. Only one member of the Board ailed to recommend the zoning change. Ralph S Stdwell said he dian'* think it was in the best interest of the people living on the property. In contrast with Stowell's opin­ ion, board member William A. Grier said that he would have voted for the upzoning of all the land recommended by the Plan­ ning Board. The boardi also voted to rezone about 100 acres that are scattered about the town Residential property that was re­ zoned from one-half to one acre includes land on the east side of Armonk Rd., opposite Kathleen Lane and Taylor Rd.; the wester­ ly and easterly side of Brevoort Rd. north from King St.; the west­ erly side of Bedford Rd. south of Shadow Brook Parkway and prop­ erty OP the east side of Hardscrab- ble Rd. and the north side of Doug­ las Rd. 2 Plots Rezoned Two plots of land were rezoned from one to one-half acre. This property is on the west side of Pond Hill Rd. and the south side of Milwood Rd. Property at the south-easterly corner of Somenstown Turnpike and Station Rd., and the north­ easterly corner of Somerstown Turnpike and Station Rd. was re/oned from Business B to Busi ness B-l zoning. This limits the use of buildings on the property Magazine Protests The property that was rezoned for office buildings includes part of the' land owned by Reader's Bank Announcers aqu New Branch Urid^dch S Montross addfcd that he antici­ pates even greater growth in 1959 which he believes will be \the Growth in resources, In service to customers and in capital funds, and expansion to include Pound Ridge, Lewisboro and adjoining areas by opening a branch office in the spring, were among the highlights of the program of the Chappaqua National Bank as cited at the annual meeting held Tues­ day night. An increase of over one and one-half million dollars in total resources, from $8,477,339.30 a year ago to a present $10,231,611.83. was noted by Franklin Montross Jr., president of the bank. Mr. Teen-Canteen Election Date To Be Jan. 31 Election of officers for the Chap­ paqua Teen-Canteen, \Brig 'n Teen\ will be held on Saturday Jan. 31, at the Robert E. Bell School. Nominations made by the Youth Steering Committee will be announced for the election night. The officers will then set up the permanent program based upon the Youth Committee's suggestions. The \Brig 'n Teen\ will be open tomorrow (Friday) from 8 to 12 p.m. and on Friday, Jan. 23, from 8 to 12 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 24, from 3 to 12 p.m. Because of the success of the Christmas ping-pong tournament, which was won by Steve Walsh and Janet Scholl, another tourney will be held in late February with double matches as an added at­ traction. greatest growth year in the bank' history.\ Favorable business conditions and the expansion to the Pound Ridge area contribute to this be­ lief ,Mr. Montross said. The bank enters 1959 with building loan and mortgage commitments equal to the entire new mortgage business for the first six months of 1958, he added. Stockholdrs at the meeting authorized a two-for-one split and the sale of 4,000 additional shares of new stock to increase capital funds. The bank's annual report outlined the situation in 1925 when the bank was chartered and Chappa­ qua was a hamlet with a few hundred children in grade schools. Today, the areas it serves are the fastest growing in the coun­ ty; enrollment in Chappaqua schools is over 2,200, and in North Castle over 660. With the opening of the Pound Ridge office, the bank will serve the third fastest-growing town in Westchester, the report states. Present organization of the bank is regarded as \best in the bank's 34 years of service,\ with 24 offic­ ers and staff. Clifford V. Fisher was advanced to senior vice president and loan officer; Frederick G. Ray to vice president and cashier in charge of operations; and George Moro- zuk to vice president in charge of new business and branch opera­ tions. Digest. The business manager of the magazine protested the change ast week. In other action, the Board voted o award the demolition of the old highway garage to Michael An- cfclio, general contractor, who sub- nrtteo the low bid of $1850. The Board approved the pur­ chase of two cars for police use and two cars for use of town of­ ficials. Bids for the cars will be received at the next meeting fol- owing public announcement in newspaper. The police cars will include a sedan to be used as a patrol car and a station wagon to be used as an emergency vehicle and as a patrol car. The highway super­ intendent and the water superin- endent also will get new cars. Bids on a highway truck and loader were referred to the town attorney for study. A request by the Millwood Holding Co. Inc. for the zoning of New York Central Railroad property bought by the company 18 months ago was re­ ferred to the Planning Board. Scout Troop Prepares for Country Fair Troop 2 Boy Scouts have started their ticket sale for one of the big fun events of the year, the annual Country Fair. It will be held at the Robert E. Bell School on Feb. 7. The Fair committee is com­ posed of Ralph Schipa, George Mo- Coy, Ed KeUey, Robert Holland, Russ Harrell, John Bergman, Dave Buchanan, Ted Ferrant, John Wil­ lis, Bill Hoeft and others. The purpose of the Fair is to provide funds for the Troop to purchas equipment and to cover other expenses during the Scout year. The same number of booths are being planned as before, but there will be some changes in the games Lulu, the gigantic snake has grown some during the year, so the youngsters will have to try again to guess her length. The number of beans in the bean jar will prove the usual challenge to all. Door prizes will _be as attractive as ever and will be handed out each 15 minutes. The 1 snack bar will again have the biggest bargains in town for candy, popcorn, milk, ackes and hot dogs. Another cookie and cake table is being planned as varied as ever. All Troop 2 scouts and fathers and mothers will be invloved plus alumni who have worked in prior years. The troop hopes to make this another outstanding event for' all kids under sixteen, and is prepared to handle even more than the 1000 \customers\ who enjoyed the show last year. ing in May. Dial service for Chappaqua will be in effect pos- CONSTRUCTION progresses ture are -nearly finished. Of- rapidly on the new New York facials of the Telephone Co. an- Telephone Co. building in Chap- ticipate completion of the build- sibly by September, paqua. The walls of the struc- Elementary ^Science Course Still Open An elementary course ill science, which is designed to \in­ spire youngsters to take an ac­ tive interest in Science and en­ gineering,\ has been responded to by thiiee youngsters to date. The course, open to ten-year- old boys and girls in the Chap­ paqua area,*will be conducted by Warren D. Novak, a resident of Chappaqua, as an experimental effort and will consist of lectures and laboratory demonstration il­ lustrating the fundamental prin­ ciples of mechanics, electricity, magnetism, sound, light, and heat. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. beginning on Saturday, Jan. 31. and will continue each Saturday for a period of 12 weeks. Attendance will be limited. Ap­ plications may be obtained by writing to Warren D- Novak, 325 Douglas Rd., Chappaqua, or by calling CH 1-1387. Mr. Novak, who holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, is with General Precision Labora­ tory as Staff Consultant on auto­ mation . WOMAN 'S WATCH IS FOUND George Sapiel, 590 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville, has turned over to New Castle Police a woman's gold watch he found in the village on Saturday of last week. New Castle Police are ho 1 \ng the watch until it is claimed. Weeks Events 1HURSDAY (today) — Adult School Classes at 2:30 and 8:15 p.m. FRIDAY, JAN. 16 — Basketball game; Horace .Greeley High School is host to John Jay High School 7 p.m. FRIDAY, JAN. 16—Teen-Can­ teen, \Brig 'n Teen\ will be open from 8 to 12 p.m. MONDAY, JAN. 19 — Adult School classes, Robert E. Bell School. 8:15 p.m. TUESDAY, JAN. 20 - Regular meeting df the Woman's Guild Auxiliary, Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 12:30 p.m. in the parish house. Adult School courses, 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22—-Adult School classes at 2:30 and 8:15 p.m.

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