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New Castle tribune. (Chappaqua, N.Y.) 1927-????, December 24, 1959, Image 9

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Circus Museum Exhibit Wins Top Prize in History Show WHITE PLAINS— The Museum of the American Circus at Somers took first pnze in the Westchester Year of His­ tory Americana exhibits this month at the County Center, according to Allison Albee of Rye, president of the Westchester Historical Soci­ ety. Awards of gold, bronze and sil­ ver medals for outstanding dis­ plays during the 350th Hudson- Champlain exhibits were awarded this week to the Somers Museum and Yonkers Historical Society, which placed second and the Hu­ guenot Historical Society of New Rochelle,. third. Honorable men­ tions went to the Eastchester His­ torical Assn. and Hammond Mu­ seum of North Salem. Over 18 individual societies brought unusual displays of early Americana as seen in the past cen­ tury throughout Westchester, filling the Little Theater of the Center building for an all day exposition, coordinated by /Jbee, and his co- chairman, Mrs. Cortland Pell Aus- er of Chappaqua and Mrs. Gus- tave Hult of Scarsdale. In addition to the medals, the three top winners received histor­ ical volumes, including \Westches­ ter County During the American Revolution\ by Otto Hufeland, former president of the County Historical Society and resident'of Mount Vernon. Other prizes in­ cluded two volumes entitled the \McDonald Papers\ awarded to the Yonkers Historical Society and \Anne. Hutchinson an I Other Pa­ pers\ presented to the Hugusnot Society. All works were edited by Hufeland. The exhibits were part of a one- day fete sponsored by the West­ chester County Recreation Com­ mission, and including a dramatic presentation and historical art ex­ hibition. Recipients of the awards for their groups were Mrs. Logan Bil- lingsley of Somers; Miss Isabel Scotland of Yonkers and Mrs. James B. Sparlman of New Ro­ chelle. VERGARA HONORED NEW ROCHELLE - Mayor George Vergara wa honored last week at the City Council meeting for 12 years service to the city. He is completing a four-year term as mayor and will leave office this month. He was a councilman for eight years. Council members pre­ sented him with a clock. Methodists Set Special Services PLEASANTVTLLE— The Annual Christmas Eve Can­ dle Lighting Service will be held at the Pleasantville Methodist Church beginning at 11 p.m. An­ thems by the Senior Choir, carol singing by the congregation, and the telling of the Christmas story in. scripture and verse by the pas­ tor, the Rev. Kenneth E. Hoover, will be features of the service. On Sunday, Dec. 27, Methodist Student Day will be observed at an 11 o'clock service led by 15 college students. Theme of the day is \The Church and Its Students\. An Open House for college stu­ dents and their friends will take place at 6 o'clock that evening. North Westchester Times, New Castle Tribune, Mount Kiseo, N.Y., Dec. 24, J 359 N Parcel Post Rates Increases Feb. 1 • Postmaster General Arthur E. Summerfield announced today that the Post Office Department is put­ ting the new parcel post rate in­ creases approved by the Interstate Commerce Commission into effect after Christmas. The effective date will be Feb. 1. Postal laws require a Postmas­ ter General to seek an increase in parcel post rates whenever that service is not self-sustaining. In petitioning the ICC for the in­ crease in November, 1958, Mr. Summerfield reported -nnual loss­ es on parcel post were running about $88 million. ICC announced in November it has consented to increases in par­ cel post rates averaging 17.1 per cent, or about $88 million a,year. This will be the first increase in parcel post rates in approximately six years. The last increase was in 1953, and, since then, there have beer substantial increases in the Post Office Department's costs for wages, transportation t and many other items. The s after - Christmas effective date of Feb. 1, will allow time for dissemination of the new rate schedules for fourth class mail (parcel post and catalogs), as well as time for publication of neces­ sary notices in the Federal Regis­ ter and changes in scale comput­ ers used in post offices and indus­ try. Up 5 Cents Some examples of the increases are as follows: a four pound par­ cel post package for local-area del­ ivery will require 28 cents postage instead of 23 cents. The same parcel going all the way from the East Coast to the West Coast, or to Hawaii or Alas­ ka, will cost $1.02 rather than 87 cents. ICC found that the rates propos­ ed by the Postmaster General were necessary and reasonably adapted to insure the receipt of revenues from the service ade­ quate to pay the costs of the serv­ ice. \The proposed rates,\ the ICC report noted, \will promote the de­ velopment and maintenance of fourth class mail service adapted to the present needs and adaptable to the future needs of the people- of the United States, and will pro-' mote adequate, economical' and- ef­ ficient fourth-class postal service at reasonable and equitable rates.\ Postmaster General Summerfield) praised the ICC action, and- ex­ pressed gratification that the serious losses in postal revenues resulting from parcel post rate de­ ficiencies will now ,be corrected. The rates will be put into effect after Christmas, with no incon­ venience for Christmas mailers whose holiday budgej funds would otherwise be affected by a rise before Christmas. Stainless steels account for ths greatest use of nickel in steel al­ loys. <m SAFEWAY This Coupon Good For 50 Extra Gold Bond Stamps With the Purchase of 1 Lb. or Larger FRUIT CAKE limit t—Valid onty ol Safeway—Void After Dt& 26' Store Hours Christinas Week OPEN 'til 9 P.M. Tuesday and Wednesday December 22nd & 23rd Mixed Nuts All fresh new crop A holiday special 1 Sliced Cheese Mrs. Wrighl's Biscuits Shrimp Cocktail Swiss Cheese Asparagus Spears, Baby Gouda Cheese English Muffins Stuffing Bread Cod Fillets: Cheese Blintzes Strawberries Green Peas Brussels Sprouts California Figs Melrose Cookies Beef Pies Fish Sticks Breaded Shrimp Dutch Mill Varieties Oven Ready Sau See Dutch Mill or Kraft Natural Bel-air Frozen Dutch Mill Mrs. WriahCs .Really Delicious Mrs Wright's Unslicad Captain's Choice frozen Milady's Frozen fairmount Whole Frozen Bal-air Frozen Premium Quality Fordhook. Limas or Broccoli Spears; Bel-air Roeding AH Fresh Stock Cocoahut, Oatmeal, .Sugar or Lemon Morton's Frozen Captain's Choice Frozen Dew Brand Frozen 2 pis': 45'. t 3 8 P £25< >Z39< '£49* 24 oz. «V7 loaf l/ c & 39c 8 P £-39< 3 .10 oz. \J C pkgs 03 c 2pto.45« 21£ 45' 2ltol45 c 2 IS' 69c i0 P £ 49' Pickles Baby Emerald Zippy sweet mixed 22 oz' 39 Fancy 1 lb. Diamond bag Zippy whole 32 oz. kosher dills jar More New Modern 1 SAFEWAYS Opened this Month at New Rochelle-125 North Avenue Eastchester-503 New Rochelle Rd. Flushing-171-50 Northern Blvd.- Stuffed Olives Sweet Peas Coffee Temtee Manzanilla they Ve always welcome .town House fancy a popular favorite Nob Hill; full rich flavor grind if as you buy it rganne Bel-air Pies Coldbrook; so economical a tasty delicious spread Apple or Cherry Finest Quality 24 oz. pie For the jinest Produce. • > all you need remember is Safeway! Bright.green ' ara - e rich in vitamins bunch Brussels Sprouts Fancy Apples Green tender 25 19 Bond Stamps Apple Cider Town House one toast the holidays gal. Washington State Red Delicious 2 39 Egg Nog Lucerne; .all mixed quart and ready to use - carton Waldorf California Dates Sunkist 'California 1 V* lb. cello bag 49 1 lb. tray 39 Navel Oranges Sweet Potatoes Nutritious/ delicious 7 49' White Onions 3» 25' Aftjoii Pears Mild and sWeei holiday^favorife Juicy Ripe a taste treat 3 29 c %. lb*. 39' Kleenex Tissues 2**49< 400 to package River White Rice Bel-air Fresh Frozen Orange Juice 2 33c 33c I Minute Maid Orange Juice 2i\35< L Serve rice often 2 lb. £ tWtcious food pkg. Advertised prices effective thru Saturday, December 26th. We reserve th» right to limit quantities. None sold {or resale. Holiday fruit ^fC^ { Assorted Flavors half .gallon pint package ^Kl SHOW StOr ICe Cream Assorted Flavors 95< half gallo PLENTY OF FREE PARKING AT SAFEWAY 10 SO. BEDFORD ROAD MT. KISCO, N.Y. (S.E. Corner of E. Main St.) SAFEWAY

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