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The Mid-island mail. (Medford, N.Y.) 1935-1941, June 26, 1940, Image 1

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Acquisition of Former Bank Will Head Off New Yap hank Plant Supervisors Approve Deal alf $32 , 500—-To House Over- flow of Oi&ces ' ¦ ¦ ¦ \ A . . - Purchase of the Suffolk Titl e and Guarantee company office building on ' Griffing avenue , Riverhead , across the street from the County Courthouse afc Riverhea-d , for $32 , 500 was ap- proved unanimously by the County Board of Supervisors Monday on the recommenda- tion of Supervisor J. Augustus Hildreth , ehairma_i of the county property and building committee. The two-story brick building, which ( Continued on page -2) POSTPONE MEISNER TRIAL The trial of Karl J. ' G. Meisner , aged . Wi of Oregon avenue; Medford ( wlio was arrested ten days- ago pn a disorderly conduct -cherge was : yost- pbned Monday until July 11 by Justice of the Peace -Donald- W« Shaw of Bellport on Meisner'a , request for a jury trial., M«isner , -wh o is free in $200 bail , was represente d by Carl H. Hoffmann , Patch ogue attorney, Mrs, Florence , Gannon of Mount: Vor. non . avenue, Medford; complainant in the case , alleges that Meisner threat- ened uci* outside her borne an \June 7; She is the hiotli er . o* six i sons who hav e served or are serving enlist- nients in the United States A*my. Boys Mike One Day ., ' i- Rdrea.t ' ai ^C Last Saturday ' 20 local boys had a day of Retreat at the Cenacle , Lake Ropkof»lcoma, i' uhd«r the guida-tico of the 3R<iv. James : J. Casey, of St. Dom - inie ' s ichurcl) , ' , 0ystcr Bay;- ' .;- . Tli e re- treat opened with niass at 0:15 a., ro. The stations bi the croejs yj-vere, iiiade outdowfi om the; grounds of tli e eon* vent and : . . iho A rosary wneiy recitedr, Faihei* ¦ Caaey - gttyo the 1 boys; three ^y ' ii' ii y ^o-^iniri-ecl ox)i ijpoere 2)! - r ' yy ^ r:AA ' 44 'Aij ^A : j [ A - ¦ y ' : ; .\ ' ' y H.H. Hawes Held. Coroner ' s Order In Death Case Outcome of Inquest into Med- ford Collision Superintenden t of County Farm, Yaphank , X- _ccs Cliarge of Crim- inal Negligence—Mrs. Stagg of Riverhead Victim On the recommendation of Coroner Grover A. Silliman oi Sayville , How- ard H. Hawes , aged 44 , .superinten- dent- of the Suffolk county farm at Yaphank , driver of -one .of the cars involved in a collision on Medford aveim6; Medford, on May 8, in which Mrs, Mndeline. Stag- fr , aged 88 , of Riverhead , was mortally injured , was ordered . hel d for the grand jury on a . criminal negligence charge on June Id , following\ an inqyost in the Brook- haven Town hall. Brought before Justice of the Peace > , Donald W, Shaw of Bellport , who sat in cm the ' inquest , Hawes . was re- , i - - * ______ _ ¦ (Continjied on page 2) Asks Industrial Zone For Tract in Coram Mrs. Clunan ' s Application Referred to Planning Board — Would Sell Tract for Road Material Plant An application filed- w ith the Brookhaven Town boar«:l for a change in zoning classification from \ resi- dential\ to \industrial\ on a tract of aboxit four acres situated on the north side of Middle Country road , Coram , has been referre d to the Town Plan- ning board for a, report. The application , submitted by the owner , Mrs . Catherine Clunan of Blue Point , covers a part of a large par- cel owned by Mrs. Clunan , west of the Everett E. Davis property. Mrs. Clunan said she has an oppor- tun ity to sell the property for an industrial use , explaining that tliis use would consist of the preparation and storage of highway materials and equipment and the repair and as- sembly of 'highway machinery. It is reported that a private _ concern dealing in highway materials and equipment is interested in the prop- erty. LAKE MK0NK0MA , . -- _ ¦ Numbering 12 , th«se graduates , shown w ith Principal Williain J. . .Brookes (standing, left ) are : Front—Frances Susa , Claire Rummek Marian Backus , Beiilah Overton and Norma Duffield ; rear—Anthony Falcinelli , Joseph P edisich , - Samuel Voll- graffa, Theodore YoJlgraff , Richard Halberstadt , Dudley Woolley and Walter Williams, . BOHEMIA Ten pupils were- graduat- ed from this school , one more than last year. The group, including Princi- pal John P-earl ^front , right) is as follows: Left to right , front—Fay Ad- amec , Lillian Trefny, Rose Emer , Principal Pearl ; standing—Richard Feyk , George Klcever , Itoscoe Dusek , Geor ge Macjk , John Schindler and Henry Schultz. . Theresa Bol ger, also a graduate , was not present wh«n the pictur* was taken . STORIES OF SCHOOL GRADUATIONS PG. 10 YAPHANK - Seated iii the front , left to ri ght , arc Betty Marchant , Dorothy Conn-cll. SUlla Holol ob and Irrmgard Grupe; r ^-.^_Principal Mervin Tillinghast , Arthur Sedlak , Barri* ¦ Hawaii ana <korg<A nogM. M Wand , Mall Photos GRAD UA TES of CLASS 1 940 $3 , 411 Claim in Brush Fire Death • Raises Firemen ' s Disability Question An insurance claim of $3 , - 411,6 , 8 ; lii the death of Chris- tian;; WiJsoi. , aged 76 , Center- eaicji volunteer fireman , who d$g|f as ihe result of burns sus- stairied in fighting a brush fire in;Centereach two months ago has hee_x paid , but the case as expected to precipitate some sort of regulation setting a maximum age limit for active volunteer firemen in Brook- haven town . Tlie claim wias. paid by the United States Fidelity and Guaranty com- pany, which ' parrie s a liability policy for Brbbldiaveri town , covering the active m-cnibers of all 26 v olunteer fire departments in the town . The annual premium on the policy is $-, 128.30.. . ' Mr* Wilson , who was. janitoi* - of tae Centereacjh school, sustained . burns about the legs and body on April 26 la^t^ wh en a- -fti* e of rubbish he was burning' -near his home caught on to some nearby brush. , * The fire, spread so i rapidly that Mr; Wil son , : -wh o h ad an artificial leg, was surrounded com- pletely in his efforts to extinguish it. He died , 'dl yo , weieks* later in .the Math - er i VlemoinaJ hospital, Port . Jefferson, • i Mi* . v£llBon died intestate, iand . the main portion of the l v c,aiui ,. amountin g ; i (CJontinved on page, Sfyi . , ' ;; .

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