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J*-J, - mV LES IC*-**' t: • * '*. \ lotion iAT The Gouverneur Tribune Pres« Northern New York's Greatest Weekly VOL 87 NO. 1 — GOUVERNEUR. N. Y WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. 1973 LSD topic at Rotary r at Tuesday's Rotary was David S Nelson, . who clarified the suhjei-i of his talk 'LSD I'm hookt-d' by explaining that LSD stands for long slow distance tunning or jogging Running consistently from year to year tends to improve the runner's performance he said. Last year, Dave entered the 77th Boston marathon, after having run all year, including the winter imThihs Through a regular training schedule and diet, Dave was able not only to finish the 26 mile course but finished 685 out \1 L3VW uihcial entrants, with a time of three hours and 32 minutes His goal for the next Boston marathon is a time of .three hours . Guests at the luncheon were Ahtfcit I,eonard and Bob Brown, ln»fh of Gouverneur. Southwest Tech to offer adult classes Registration for Adult Eduction classes for the fall semester a: Southwest Tech, K'IWI-T. will be Tuesday, Sept 11, and Thursday. Sept. 13, from 3 to 9 p ?n Sueciiic areas of study will or bookkeeping, key punch equipment, typing, shorthand, office machines, auto mechanics, cabinet making, carpentry, cake d <• c o F a M n g , advanced -cosmetology (for beauticians uihyi, residential electricity, smnH engines, plumbing, and ;iit,iur vycie and mini-bike maintenance Hegistratjon for each program .will be $15. Some courses require lhe purchase of a textbook in addition to this fee. There Are 12 sessions, 6 30 to 9:30 one night a week, meeting on Tuesday or Thursday evening except for -Cosmetology which will meet on M< ndav evening Courses will start the week of Sept. 18 Twelve registrants will be needed to run any of the above courses, therefore, the decision as to whether a course will be offered will be made at the close of the registration period, Sept. 13 For additional information you may call 287-3590 or consult the Continuing Educaton brochure wbich you received in the mail during the week of Aug 26 Crapser heads joint hospital —United Way support program John C Crapser, vice president and manager at St. Lawrence National Bank, Gouverneur Office, has been appointed Area Chairman of the joint solicitation for the 1974 Annual Support Program of (he E J Noble Hospital Gouverneur and the United Way of St. Lawrence County Announcement of Crapser's appointment was made by Byron F. Lyth, County Chairman of the JOHN C. CRAPSER United Way 1974 Annual Support Program The United Way is responsible im lhe Gouverneur area for organizing and implementing solicitation on behalf of the E J Noble Hospital in addition to the more than 35 recipient members uf the United Way of the St. Lawrence Area The Hospital is guaranteed a minimum $12,000 from (he Annual Support Program Crapser's previous United Way experience has been a Division Chairman of the 1972 Ogdensburg Campaign and Treasurer of the United Way of Eastern Orleans County A native of Massena and graduate of Parsons College, he is a member of the Gouverneur Luncheon Club and Country Club He and his wife, the former Martha Morris, reside at 11 Valley Drive, and have two children. Heather 5 and Andrew !3. Crapser is convinced of the program needs and asks all in- terested area residents to volunteer their assistance to continue the success of the An- nual Support Program. \Thanks to you, it's working the United Way.\ PLA.WI Vi THK FASHION SHOW and card part> of the K J Noble Hospital Auxiliary are. front ro*. from Heft: I'eg Mills, Nori Crout. .ind Ann LaFavc; standing. Millie Havden Lillian Guiles. Joan Houston, chairman, and Alice V anAlderstine The fashion show v% ill 4>e held Wednesday. Sept 15 at 1 p.m. at the (>ou\erneur Country Club. For reservations call Mrs. John( rapser at 2K7-o:i4o. Historical Society plans tour at St. Joe . United Way distributes •175,000 to 35 agencies A tour of the new. modem processing plant at the St. Joe Mineral Company, Balmat, will be held on September 22 as part of a geology tour planned by the St. Lawrence Historical Society. The tour will begin at 10 a.m. Staff geologists will talk on the history and nature of mining in the aresf, exhibit specimens, and conduct a tour. After a luncheon in Fowler, a guided tour of interesting rock- cuts in the area will be made, details of which will be an- nounced later. Since January of 1973. the United Way of St Lawrence County has distributed over $174,721 to 34 Youth and Com- munity human-care agencies serving all parts of the St. Lawrence Area. This brings the total allocation returned to serve the area need to over $2,600,000 during the past 13 years of the Umted Way's existence. This report made public at the recent United Way Directors' meeting by President, Quentin L. Reutershan, who also noted the 1974 minimum support quota of $315,000 contrasting with $306,000 raised for 1973 allocations to 34 recipient members The following is a breakdown of agency allocations approved through August 31 American Red Cross East - $11,586; includes special disaster grant; West Chapter- $14,736; Brasher- Winthrop Recreation Association- $640; Canton Youth Commission - $320; Catholic Chanties - $10,664; Noble Unit, Central St Lawrence Health Services - $5,336; E J. Noble Hospital Gouver- neur - $9,265; Heuvelton Youth Commission - $368; Madrid Rescue Squad - $1,000; Madrid Youth Commission - $360; Massena Volunteer Emergency Squad - $5,000; Norfolk Rescue Squad - $736; NNY Cerebral Palsy - $320; Norwood Library - $1,000; Ogdensburg Boys Club - $12,000; Ogdensburg Rescue Squad - $2,664; St. Lawrence Council Boy Scouts - $28,200; Retarded Children Rehabilitation Facility approved $10,250; Council Social Agencies Ap- proved $300; St. Lawrence Council Senior Citizens - $1,664. Salvation Army, Massena - $11,200; Ogdensburg - $11,176; Canton - $1,040; Clifton-Fine - $512; Gouverneur - $936; Pot- sdam - $1,024; Thousand Island, Girl Scouts - $18,664; United\ Helpers Nursing Hpme - $7,500; (U.S.O.) United Service Organization - $2,336; Wad- dington Youth Commission - $620; Malone Red Cross - $600; Moira Rescue Squad - $664; North Country Girl Scouts - $1,280; Salvation Army Chateaugay - $114; Malone - $640; Adirondack Boy Scouts - $1,664. According to Reutershan, allocations to Franklin County member agencies represents contributions of persons giving and working in St. Lawrence County, but living in Upper Franklin County. 'Thanks to you, it's working the United Way\ stated Reutershan GENE COBEY. grandson of Mr and Mrs. Robert J Cobey. Kearney Road, and great - grandson of Mr and Mrs Alfred Theriault. 12« W Barney St.. is a national roller skating champion at the age of se\en Jrte is shown here with his skating instructor. Mrs Blevins Community campaigns for Historical Center launched in County Weather < anton — Representatives of it'hr *rnrty-?wo towns in St l^awrench County met on Mon- da> Autf 27 at lhe First prcsbvtenan Church in Canton to plan Th«*ir fund-raising campaign f.,r in*- Governor Wright H^W*r <ai Center Aug 27 is the Itfs'h anniversary of the death of S,!as Weight .. official announcement of the campaign was made a week ago by Vanck Chitteneden, presi- dent of the St Lawrence County Historical Association Jn an- nouncing the Historical Center Campaign. Chitteneden noted tha' creation of a county museum will provide an educational facility to be used by all the citizens of the county The total goal of trie campaign is $115,000 of which 175.000 will go to purchase the Wright property and $40,000 for museum development and the first year of operation \The next 60 days are critical.\ Mr Chitteneden said \We are to complete the purchase by Oc tober 31 In order to make this itruly a county-wide pro)ect that serves all of the county we want ito give everyone an opportunity ito share in accomplishing it \ When completed, the county museum will also provide srr vices for the several town museums which already exist The Historical Association has divided the county into seven districts for purposes of com munity campaigns A volunteer campaign coordinator will guidr the campaign in each 4*s*ncJ JT is expected that one half the total fund will be raised from the community campaigns and the balance from a variety of sources including corporations and foundations Already several people *h»o are former residents of St Lawrence County have rxprmsod interest in tbe project Early gifts to the fund no* u><al $;0.OOC Gifts maiied directly to th^ (campaign will be credited b»>th to ithe ox»r*>r and to the total con I'nbution from the tour, in vkhict*. !th* donor lives Gifts are tax deductible The Association has afco an mounced a program of g:ft 11>on» Thone *ho mak> of $: 000 w. 1 ! her nine «.»( che 5.las and TuawJfcy Wednesday .. Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday ^ — H 87 91 90 89 90 91 92 L 74 63 71 66 65 66 67 Motet. .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 Reunion of \32 football team There will be a reunion of the l«2 football team at \2 30 on Saturday Sept IS at the Palms restaurant Baked food sale tomorrow at Farmers* Market The action group of :he V- brhcMKJ Ontrr will hold a fond %*}e a? the Farmers Market make g;fs of $ZS * : red a* Fnends of W-*T,r Kr«ard}e*s 4 V <. hi* PT her grf* everv c\>n'r ir a Mrs Ruth Tan memb»-- <if the r>»ard of directors has an nouncr'd *ha f r»r<K»Hxis >f ihe ^ale <* li itH'nefit ih« iTrr'rr s *rnfTgrr>c> fund The Farrr.e- s IVark-* als $.p .*!**\• rfd tn :Sf V .£*\> ~t»»»1 <>T'er is k* a'ed f»r. - HJ'f S? fhe Check* ~+ rr.m\ m ( a»t«ft »• tit* *«»(> H*U»rk-i ~H*%'jr\ Cer c< H-*ner T K'•! Treasurer B- i r Cam or pa fiihiR( « feoatd H»«ttt> dU*#ti^ pm,^ r it ix >r^ l*»or J if rfc»> llvf fnbiinf r 11 pra k >s Ku mnBf< l^^eii »< it LA » k ' * 1 J I k^ ^ n J»fcr. « Vr, r«- f^O * 14 PAGES. 2 SECTIONS — Fifteen Cent. Edwards Telephone Company sold to TDS The Public Service Com mission approved Wednesday the transfer of all common st(x*k of Kdwards Telephone Company, Inc- , by lA'ia C and Kolhn P Brown to Telephony and Data Systems.,Inc <TI)S; The Commission adopted the recommendations of Examiner Robert I) Reed and determined that 'the acquisition is in the public interest TDS proposed to buy all 676 shares of outstanding Edwards common stock from Mrs Brown, fhe 73-year-old president and general manager, and Mr Brown, the 83-year-old vice president, for $154,865. the cer- tified book value of Edwards on December 31, 1971 TDS plans to retain the Browns for four years; Mrs Brown as president and consultant at $6,000 per year, and Mr Brown as vice president at $1,800. and to protect the other three Edwards employees with employment contracts Edwards serves 1,243 telephones through two central offices — in Edwards and Her- mon — in St Lawrence County. Its service territory is largely rural and lies near Gouverneur - and Canton TDS. with headquarters in Chicago, conducts telephone operations through 26 operating subsidiaries in ten states, with a concentration in Wisconsin It serves 41.169 customers through 56.069 telephones in 112 rural and suburban communities Examiner Reed noted that elements of the Edwards sale differed from those involved in 'w<» recenf acqui&tion proceedings involving Con imental Telephone Corporation These cases,\ Examiner Reed noted, \involved an 'excessive' price to be paid for the stock, inaccessibility to management by customers of the independent company . . and . an alleged failure of the holding company to provide an adequate quality of service to customers of other, previously acquired, independent telephone companies \ Dr Reed pointed out that the Edwards acquisition was to be made at book value, that TDS had assured continuity of local management and that Staff witnesses who inspected TDS- owned companies in Vermont found them providing an adequate level of service. During public hearings in Gouverneur and Albany the Browns testified they would be unable to raise the capital needed to finance improvements in Edwards* facilities, including replacement of several cables, and other outside plant and central office additions. TDS indicated its -ability and willingness to supply financing for about $S6,800 in im- provements at once and to prepare a long-range im- provement program. No change in rates U con- templated solely as a result of the transfer, but rate increases may be sought to reflect the additional investment when the needed improvements are completed. Cobey's grandson National skate champ Gene Cobey. seven year old grandson of Mr and Mrs. Robert J Cobey and great - grandson of Mr and Mrs, Alfred Theriault, 120 W Barney St., is a national roller skating champion Gene was among six con- testants from Jacksonville. Fla., to qualify at a regional meet in June and to competed the U.S. Amateur -Roller Skating Championships in Lincoln. Neb The national meet attracted 1,700 skaters of all ages from across the country With less than two years ex- perience. Gene won first place honors m the National. He cap- tured first place in Tiny Tot Boys Singles after qualifying for the competition by winning three gold medals at the June regional meet He also placed 21st in the nation, skating pairs with another young skater, Barbara Oft Gene, a second grader at Christ the King School in Jacksonville, is the son of Terry L. Cobey, a boatswains mate second class stationed at a San Diego Naval base. He lives with his mother, 3 Mrs John W Thorne, in Jacksonville * NYC summer program closed for year S* Lawrence County Summer Neighborhood Youth Corps program which was funded from July 9 to September 1 closes Saturday according to Miss Elsa Luksich. County Manpou^r Director Two hundred twelve enrollees received work-training ex- ipenence through the federal monies in 73 public and private non-profit agencies who provided 37 diversified training slots m recreation. clerical, iplaygrounds building -and maintenance, teachers aides, etc in 18 towns. City of Ogdcnsburg and St Regis Mohawk Indian Reservation explained Miss Luksich The reduced iln-School program is expected to be ap- proved Students who are in greatest need of work-training experience and meet the eligibility criteria will be notified when the approval is received where they are to report, concluded Miss Luksich RALPH W DIER Dier named to board of trustees Ralph W Dier, Edwards, has been named to the board of trustees of Gouverneur's Edward John Noble Hospital, Jack Scott, board chairman, announced today Mr Dier will succeed the late William H Foster A native of Harrisburg, Lewis county, Mr Dier is the son of Edward J and Grace Kinney Dier, both deceased. He graduated from Gouver- neur High School in 1997 and Immediately became aaaociattd with the A & P store, where he remained until induction into tht air force in 1942. Military service during WorW War II as an aircraft mechanic took him to Germany for out year Upon honorable discharge in 1946. Mr Dier returned to employment at the A * P. In 1151, Mr Dier purchased the Sibtey Insurance Afeocy, Si- wards, and he moved to thai community in 1952. He now operates a general insurance agency Mr. Dier is married to the former Marine H. Holland, daughter of Edwin and Gertrude Holland of DeKalb Mr Dier is a trustee of Ed- wards United Methodist Church, a member of Wildwood Lodge, No 477, F fc AM, Edwards VFW Post, M84. and James Maloy Post, 65, American Legion. An active fireman since 1910, Mr Dier joined the Gouverneur department and transferred to (he Edwards Fire Department when he relocated in that com- munity Mr and Mrs. Dier have two children, a daughter, Mrs Ann G<»odale, and a son, David E. Dier Weavers to meet in Potsdam Center The Northern Adirondack Weavers will meet on Thursday, Sept 6, at 10 am in the Presbyterian Community Center, Potsdam, to plan for the coming year All weavers and spimmen are invited The next scheduled event will be a Natural Dye Workshop on Saturday, Sept 22, starting at 10 am For further information on this all-day, participating workshop call: Ann Mason 266-3471 or Nike Jordan 265-5664 hi tW trtqmmQ? • ftifl ai

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