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The leader. (Freeport, N.Y.) 1941-1987, May 13, 1954, Image 3

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THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1954 fr-•« T H E I E A D E R YAOE TIIREE k ■ ■> George Emma Elected President of G.O. Top Athletes Honored In School Elections; Senior Prom May 21 George Emma, candidate of the W h ite Party, was elected president o f the Freeport H igh School General O rganization last Thursday. H e de­ feated George Riger, of the Red Party for th e office. The W h ite Party swept the board except for t h e office of social secre­ tary. Elected w ith Emma were Peter Erwin and George Bird, vice-presi­ dents: D a v e Cleary, treasurer; Lois Bolognese, secretary, and Jane Hop­ kins', of th e Reds, social secretary. Losers were Ellen Mayer and “Oogie” Lewis, for vice-presidents; Richard Coons, treasurer; Pauline West, secretary, and G ene Ryan, social secretary. T h e top officers elected are all prom inent In athletics. Emma was top scorer for Nassau County during the recent basketball season. Bird was second best scorer for th e Free­ port quintet ond Erwin was a m em ­ ber of the team. T h e three also were members of last fall's football team and are playing on th e lacrosse and baseball squads. The FJLS. Senior Prom is to be held In the South Shore Y a c h t Club ^Friday night, May 21. Music will be provided by Bob Dessart and his orcVhestra, Jacqueline Barnett has been se­ lected as the third speaker in addi­ tion to th e valedictorian and salu- tatorlan at the com m encem ent exer­ cises at th e M unicipal Stadium. Dr. J. Maynard W ettlaufer, di­ rector of th e marching band, an­ nounced this week th e band was to march and parade for they Nor- weglan-Am erican festival in Brook­ lyn on Saturday. Two twirlers will do a Norwegian dance accompanied b ythe band. May 17. a Norwegian holiday, marks the 140th anniversary of the signing of the Norwegian Constitution. Saturday Opening Day For Cutting Arboretum The Long Islahd State Park Com­ m ission announced today' the open­ ing on Saturday, May 15. o f the Bayard Cutting Arboretum near Heckscher State Park on the Mon- tauk Highway at Great River. In the Town of Islip. Suffolk County. The Arboretum property, consist­ ing of 643 acres including a three- quarter-m ile-long strip protecting the brook north of the Sunrise Highway, was donated to- the State o f New York as an arboretum .and park for the culture of trees and shrUbs through several generous gifts by Mrs. Bayard. J am es In m e ­ mory of her father, w . Bayard Cut- \ ting, the first .having Been made in f 1936. An endow m e n t.fund of over one m illion dollars was also estab­ lished by Mrs. W. Bayard Cutting who died qn November 15, 1949. 'A com p lete release of the property-was - m ade i p -.;the state. ~cn December: 17 1952. Since that tim e .jjubllcparklng ■ fields. Improvement to road and paths, com fort stations, alterations to the m a in residence to accommo­ date a restaurant and tea room, a shelter and other Incidental im­ provements have been provided by the State for the use and comfort of visitors. New G.O. President Jewish Women To Hear Lecture on Marriage T h e East Nassau Section, National Council of Jewish Women, will have Dr. M. Robert Gomberg, Ph.D., as Its guest speaker at the m onthly m eet­ ing W ednesday, May 19, at 12:30 o’clock at the Merrick Jewish Cen­ ter. Dr. Gombers is executive director of the Jewish Fam ily Service, having previously been guidance counse­ lor at the Cehter School and psy­ chiatric case worker for the' Pleas- antville Cottage School. He w ill ad­ dress the group on “Marriage and the Fam ily.” T h e Executive Board will honor Its president, Mrs. Morris Wolf, at a luncheon at the Ham let Inn. Rock­ ville Centre, Friday, May 21. Luncheon will be sqrved at 12:46 o’clock: Mrs. Wolf will be re-elected .to be the Section’s leader for another year. Preview of Lombardo Show Qiven at Long Island Dinner More than 500 guests attending tho 27th A n n u a l Dinner of The Long Island Association held a t the G a rden City Hotel Thursday, witnessed the presentation, o f Certificates of Service to four of Long Island’s leading educators and heard a “ p re­ miere performance of the music of Guy Lom b a rdo’s “ A rabian Nights, the extravaganza th a t will begin its run this summer on J u n e 24 a t the Jones Beach Theatre. The four educators honored for their outstanding service to the Long Island community are Harry G r o ss, Superintendent ,of Schools. Second Supervisory District, Nqs ’ sau County, whose Interest and leadershhlp have m aterially aided In bringing about a better mutual un­ derstanding am ong .business, In­ dustry and school officials and teachers in this D istrict through the successful promotion and con­ duct of ■'Buslness-Industry-Educa- tion Days\; Dr. Margaret Kiely, Dean of Faculty, Queens College,, Flushing, in recognition of her out­ standing com m unity service to the hospitals of the Borough of Queens and the City of New York as Chair­ man of the School of Nursing Com­ m ittee of Queens Hospital Center; Carl V. Warren, Superintendent of Schools, Huntington, In recognition of his contributions to the Ameri­ can system of free enterprise through his work as School Ad­ m inistrative Member of th e Execu- Committee of the Long Island Social Studies Council; and Dr. John L. Miller, Superintendent of Schools, Great Neck, in recognition of his services to Nassau County as Presi­ dent of the Nassau County Council h f Social Agencies. Guy Lombardo’s m usical preview .. '■ a SEVEN RADIO U NITS 'Radio^Operator ond Dfcpatchera from 6:45 A M .' w j j t i i k AM . TAXI-CABS think learning ta dance is difficult... A *138 trial lesson will prove you can learn to dance in 3 hours the Arthur Murray way If yo u ’ve p u t off learning t o , dance because you think it's, hard or takes.too loh g , here’s \ g o o d new s for you. Learning to dance the Arthur Murray W a y th a n k s to h is \ M a g i c Step” method is not o n ly q u ick and easy but it's fun, t o o ! T h is \M agic Step” is the key step to ail dances a,nd can be mas­ tered in five m inutes, even by beginnets. So don’t m iss out on the fun and g o o d times that should be yours, c o m e into the studio now . S tudios Air C ondi­ tio n e d - o p e n 10 am to 10 PM. TAXI SERVICE lilroad Ave. opp. fetation ARTHUR MURRAY School o f Dancing LYNBROOK 2 B roadw a y a t 6 Corners LY 3-8457 of “Arabian N ights” was re­ ceived. Helena Scott's rendition of the ballads “How Long Has I t B e e n ,” \A Thousand and O n e Nights\ and- “The Hero of All My Dream s” con­ vinced everyone th a t the show will be top notch. A bright waltz tune \Marry th h e O n e You Love,” written especially for Laurltz Melohior, singing star o f the production, was sug by Johnny Loeb. LEO NA RD’S Auto Service Station 176 N o rth m ain St. BRAK E S SERVICED - GAS W E L D ING - LUBRICATION FR eeport 8-10494 Alpert Will Lecture To Yacht Club Members 1 P a st •Commodore .Oscar Aipert w ill give a series of two lectures bn the com pass for members o f th e N a s­ sau Y a cht Ciub at th e clubhouse. East Bedell street and Freeport river, Monday evenings, M ay 17 and May 24,' a t 8:30 o’clock. Correspond­ ing Secretary Al K aufm an of Lyn­ brook has announced. 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