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Bridgeport Post, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1969, Bridgeport, Connecticut THE BRIDGEPORT POST, SATURDAY, J.UNE 7, 1969. MEETING PLANNED BY TOWN Clerk Issues Report On Red Estate LOSES TO SUBSTANCE IN ZONE PLEA Form must give way to substance in legal proceedings, according to a decision returned by Common Pleas Court Judge A. Frederick Mignone, overruling pleas in abatement to an appeal from a ruling by the Westport Planning and Zoning commission. The appeal is in protest against the commission's decision allowing Chesebrough Pond's, Inc., to construct a data processing center in Westport. The commission claimed in its pleas in abatement that service in the process was inadequate and tardy. Papers in the action, the commission alleged, were served after the expiration of the time limit, and on the wrong person, the secretary of the commission rather than its chairman. In overruling the plea which would have delayed or ended the appeal. Judge. Mignone observed in part: "The pleas question the legal efficacy of service made on the commission. To uphold the instant pleas in abatement would be to exalt form over substance. They are, therefore, Community Asked For Aid on Summer REPORTS ON CAMP on Davis .Hill road. Also, Pine Point corporation, to Patricia and W. Thomas York, house and land on Bittersweet road off White Birch road for Mary and Frank P. Marino to Mary-Lou and James A. D. Pollock, house and land for on Kellogg Hill road; Virginia F. Wiebel to HearUislone Homes, Inc., two acres on Lyons Plain road for Park Lane Construction corporation, to Lois and Richard H. Burt, house and land on Forest road for Howard Meinke to Elizabeth and Stephen A. Herbert, house and land off Steephill road for Scot-Alan corporation, to -Janet W. and David J: Weidenfeller, house and land off Old Easton turnpike for Also: Eileen and David R. Phil-lis to Mary and James R. Stanis-zewski, house and land on Godfrey road for Mildred W. Chapman to Barbara and Daniel H. Sanders, house .and land off Goodhill road for Bell Homes, Inc., to Shirley Blackman, house and land for on Sawmill road; Loretta M. McHugh to Angela and Richard Sturgis Suter, land and buildings for op Weston road; Max Shulman to Norman A. Cloutier, two lots on Circular road off Merry lone for Celia Brandes to Edith and Salem S. Shapiro, house and land in Stonybrook colony for Elizabeth and Roger W. Bachel-der to Ashley D. Halliwell, house and land on Bull Punk Hill road for Pace Builders, Inc., to Mary and Desmond A. Garrity, house and land on Glenwood road for Albert E. Garbuglio, Jr., to Barbara and John H. Lewis, one lot on Joanne lane for and Catherine and C. Earle Theall to Robert Smerling, three lots off Curiosity lane. Church Services Emmanuel Episcopal church, Lyons Plain road The Rev. George Laedlein, rector; 8 a.m. Holy Communion; 10 a.m. Holy Communion and Holy Baptism. John Hird, consultant engineer for Western Electric, will preach. Norfield Congregational church, Norfield The Rev. Robert W. Greene, minister; the Rev. Edwin Mendenhall, assistant minister; service will include baptism of children, With James Cobb, superintendent of church school, to speak on plans for next year's church school. A special 11 a.m. service in the chapel of the Christian Education building will be conducted for children from the nursery through the third grade, with parents invited. The service in the sanctuary will be sponsored by the young people of grades four throuhg eight, with the 4th grade members receiving Bibles; Mr. Cobb will speak. St. Francis of Assisi, Norfield Tlie Rev. Hugh Coffey, pastor; Masses at 8, and 11 a.m. weekday Mass at 7: 30 REPORTS SUMMER PLANS WILTON MBS. EVELYN LEB 81 Canoe Hill Road New Canaan DORIS SULLIVAN 5; Eaft State Street P.O. Box 54S 237-0953 i Three separate real estate ransactions totalling were recorded by Town Clerk Joan Masnato this week. The largest transfer of land and buildings was from David T. Schiif to Derek and Barbara P. Richardson, of Syosset, L.I., ifor The property is on Sasco Creek road. Greens Farms, where tbe couple will reside. In another transaction, land and buildings at SS South Morn-ingside drive amounting to were transferred from William H. and Carolyn Hylan to Robert L. Glaser. Fridav, a transaction valued at SIOO.'OOO was recorded from Edward A. and Harriet B. Richmond to Davis S. Maclay and Elsie Gibbs, involving land and buildings on Owenoke park at the intersection of Ninagret drive, a private road. Other property transfers included land and buildings on Fairport road from Truman W. and Elizabeth Bassett to Charles W. and Ausra V. Riegle: land and buildings on Twin Falls lane from Herbert A. and Elizabeth M. Clouet to Elizabeth T. Teller. Also, land and buildings on Colony road from Pace Builders. Inc., to Homes of Westport and weslon, Inc., and premises on Bermuda road from Shore and Country Homes, Inc., to Mi-chele P. and R. Suzanne Ric-ciardi. Recreation, Income Rises to Income of the Westport Recreation commission was reported up by about from a year ago to between July 1, 1968 and May 30 of this year at Thursday night's meeting of the commission. The figure includes income "rom all of the town-wide recreation activities administered by the commission directed by Stanley I. Francis. Memorial Mass Sunday For Fire Department A memorial Mass for deceased nembers of the Westport Fire department will be offered tomorrow at a.m. at St. Luke's chapel, Long Lots road, sponsored by Local 1081 of the Uniformed Firefighters. The Mass wiii be followed by a Breakfast at Mario's restaurant. First Selectman John kemish is scheduled to attend. Scholarships distributed by the Staples high school Tuition Grants committee have been announced by the chairman, Mrs. Nathan S. Lanning. The winners of the more than thirty scholarship awards given by organizations in town are determined by interview's. They arc Judith Helman, Bedford Foundation; Laurel Jane Lake, Arthur Bennet Award; Mary Macllvain, B'nai Erith Westport Chapter; Joann Luciano, Coleytown Elementary PTA Award; Elsa Keiser, Dorr-Oliver Scholarship: Laurie Rabut, Kath-erine Engel Award (National Council of J e w i s h Harold McLaughlin, Famous Schools Scholarship and Robert Foreman Award. Also, Allison Katz, Plug and Strasslcr Foundation Scholarship; Laurie Rabut, Friends of Music Memorialto Sclma Sack; Beth McVecty, Julius and Claire Gold Scholarship; Dennis Stahursky, Irving Grariville Scholarship; Alexander MacLean, Jr., Wilson Harrel Award; John Demeter, Wilson Harrel Award; Alexander MacLean, Jr. The Virginia Lies Scholarship; Scptl Taylor. Lucille Lortel Award; Amy Troll, National Council of Jewish Women Award (Wcstport Mi-ciael Shapiro, Leo and Libby Nevas Scholarship. Also, Francine Bovich, Phi Tau Sorority; Robert Skinner, Richard Rogers Award; Laurel Lake, Rotary Ciub DeMaria Nash Award; Jill Coykendali, Schil-thuis Foundation Award; Kevin Akey, Staples Booster Club Award; Susan lannacone, Slaplcs PTA Scholarship; Nancy Powers, Staples Student Organization Award; Linda Caprio, Staples Tuition Grant Award; Dennis Stahursky, Tudor Foundation Award; Elaine Wolf, Wcstport Board ol Realtors Award; Amy Troll, Westport Democratic Women's Award; Laurie Rabut, Wcstport Weslon Foundation Award; Inara de Leon, Young Women's League Award. T h e Glendinning company award was divided among several students, School Menu The school menu for next week has been announced as follows: Monday: Beef-a-Roni, spring salad, hot buttered muffins, sliced peaches, milk. Tuesday: Turkey in gravy, whipped potato, buttered new peas, bread and butter, sliced pineapple, milk. Wednesday: Cube steak on a bun, parsley potato, buttered carrots, chocolate pudding, milk. Thursday: Meatball grinders, tossed salad, fruit compote, milk. Friday: Orange juice, American pizza, cabbage .salad, potato chips, ice cream, MRS. VICTOR CARLSON RFD, Georgetown IRVEMG D. TAUB P.O. Box south Nnnralt Mayor Frank N. Zullo has asked all city merchants and business owners in Norwalk and the surrounding area to see if there are available for summer jobs for young people, over 15 years old. The mayor asked business owners to cooperate with the Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now (NEON) agency and the Connecticut State Employment service, both of which are undertaking an active program for summer job recruitment for older teenagers. "This year, by virtue of proposed state legislation, there is an excellent likelihood that 14 and 15 year olds will be allowed to participate in some sort of employment experience under certain' the mayor said. "The public sector, through its anti-poverty agency will be charged with taking care of these 14 and 15 year olds. Therefore, will have fewer resources available to take care of the young people of our community who are 16 and over. "It is in connection with this older age >roup that I seek your assistance. "1 would hope that in the re-examination of your summer needs you could find one or two additional positions for the youth of our community, as such a commitment obviously would be to the benefit of our total the mayor said. Dinner Will Honor The Rev. Clemmons The Rev. Joseph D. Clemmons, a well known civic leader, will be honored at a testimonial dinner Monday at 7 p.m. at the Norwalk Motor Inn, 99 East avenue. The Rev. Clemmons is pastor of the Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, H Quincy street, and has been active in many community groups. He is chairman of the Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now (NEON) board of directors; executive director of the Nonvalk Area Ministry and a commission member of Norwalk's Community Development Action Plan (CDAP) and chairman of its advisory committee. The ,Rcv. Mr. Clemmons will receive a bacheelor of divinity degree Monday morning, from Yale University Divinity school, where he has been a student for the past four years. Counselor Training Offered A counselor in training program will be offered again this year for teenage children 14 to 16 years of age who wish eventually to become counselors, by the Norwalk YMCA Day Camp, according to Arthur Forcht, director. Mr. Forcht said the CIT program is open to those who meet the age requirements and who iiave a desire to become camp counselors working with young children. The training will consist of both practical and theoretical at the camp in New Canaan. Receives Doctorate Miss Barbara D. Thomas, daughter of Third Taxing district manager John A. and Mrs. Dwyer, of 190 Gregory boulevard, East Norwalk, has received her doctor of Medicine degree from Temple university School of VTedicine. Miss Thomas, a graduate of Mathan Hale school and Nonvalk "ligh school, received her, undergraduate degree from Bucknell university. Miss Thomas plans to intern for the next year at the Queen's Vledical center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Marriage Intentions Marriage intentions have been filed with Town Clerk Mrs. Mabel G. Ireland by: Bertram H. Block Jr., of Scarsdale, N. Y., a teacher, and Wendy Parker of 19 Winni-oauk drive, a teacher; James J. Hannant of Verona, N. J., civil and Judith Ann Stuller of Outlook drive, a teacher; Peter G. Stock, West Redding, bank officer and Sharon Dominick, 90 Spring Hill avenue, a clerk-typist; Thorsten Solum, of 22 Norval road, printer and Patricia Hopkins, 19 Scribner avenue, a and John R. Mynyk, Stratford, mechanical engineer and Marjorie E. Cogswell, 15 Grand street, a TO PRESIDE DURING MRS. M. H. SCHNElDEt Blueturry Hill RoM PMne 1U-HM Bruce Crofts, Weston's first YMCA director, has had a busy spring organizing summer activities for all ages in Weston. In addition to the special interest leisure time groups of yoga, judo and ballroom dancing which will be starting shortly (call. the YM for further he has announced that Weston's first YM camp, to start June 30 and run until August 8 in 2 week sessions, is about full. Mr. Crofts will head up the camp which will be held five days a week from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The morning sesion wilt have counselors in arts and crafts (the YM barn will be used for for group games, Hurl-butt school field will be used. The last hours will be devoted to swimming and water safety at Camp Mahackeno's new swimming pool. The instructional swimming groups will be small (four to five persons) and Mr. Crofts, who has had three years' experience running the YM camp at Bethlehem, Pa., will be in the water himself with the children. There will be seven counsellors on the YM staff for the four groups of boys and three groups of girls. Youngsters have been grouped age-wise. Referendum Petition The petition for a referendum on the town budget of over million has the required number of signatures (over 200) to permit a filing with the town clerk. The filing will be so done as soon as an official date is set for a town meeting. The referendum seekers feel that town meetings are not truly representative and that many budgets are passed because certain "pressure" groups dominate the meetings. Residents can expect some informational mailing from the various town boards in the near future. Dog Warden Report Mrs. Julia Studwell, Weston dog warden, received 78 complaints in May. She placed into kennels four dogs whose owners could' not be contacted. Mrs. Studwell said that three persons lad been bitten in May, adding that one dog was killed last month. Mrs. Studwell also wishes to remind residents that June is the month to buy new dog licenses. New residents or new dogs owners should apply at the Town hall; others may apply by mail. There is a fine for late registration. School Menus Veal cutlet with tomato sauce, mashed potatoes, buttered peas and carrots, black raspberry gelatin with whipped topping, milk Cup juice, frankfurter on roll, mustard, relish, baked beans in tomato sauce, school cake with butter icing, milk Wednesday-Salisbury steak with brown gravy, white rice, buttered green beans, ice cream, milk Thursday Cup juice, hamburger on roll, catsup, fresh potato salad, coleslaw, chocolate cake with icing, milk Friday-Pizza with extra cheese, green salad with dressing, grapefruit sections, ice cream, milk. Realty Transfers Realty transfers recorded in the office of the Town Clerk between April 15 and May 15 are as follows: Jo Ann and Donald Curtis to Lone Star Cement Corp., house and land for on Cindy lane; Lone Star Cement Corp. to Evelyn and Wade Palen, house and land on Cindy lane for Cecilia Slapin to Cosmo Tavella Builder, Inc., four acres on Godfrey road for Robert H. Rubin, trustee, to Irvine and David R. Voorhees, 1.90 acres for on private road leading to North avenue. Katherine R. Lockwood and Eugene Lockwood to Cavoto Construction Corp., five lots in 'Godfrey Acres' for Carlo and Alfonso C. Sgritta to Anne and John Valentine, land and building ,on Blue Spruce circle for and Dorothy G. and Donald A. Bremner to Patricia and Stephen T. Anderson, house and land for off Judges Hollow. Coprio Builders, Inc., to Jeanne and Kenneth J. Ritchie, house and land for off Eleven o'clock road; Monique Schram and Charles F. Nicwcnhous to Margaret and Donald E. Dracg-er, house and land for off Godfrey road; Rolf Thorstenson to Maynard company, Inc., house and land for off North avenue; Edna Fabian to Charlotte M. Seyer, 2.1 acres for on Beaverbrook road; nnd Constance and Richard E. Sprague to Marleigh and Edward Ryan, house and land for on Cedar lane. Also: Shirley Ann and Horace R, Rathbtm to Jeanne and Allan J. Mclnnis, house nnd land for on Birch Hill road; Barbara and Howard Krause, to Helen nnd David P. Simerman, house and land for on Brookwood lane; Malcfllm Eris-man, Jr., and Edwin Erisman to Carlo and Alfonso Sgrittn and Alois Falb, land off Fnrrcll road for and C-N Builders, Inc., (Charles F. Nicwcnhous, president) to Marjorie, and Edward J. Brown, house and William R. Seirup, superintendent of parks and recreation, announced that the summer playground program will be open to any resident between six and 14 years of age. Children entering the first grade ot school will be permitted to register. The program will be operated at Ridgebury school, Scotland school, Ridgefield High school, and the Branchville playground. Opening day will be June 24 and the program will conclude on Aug. 15. The hours will be from 9 a. m. to noon and 1 to 4 p. m. Monday through Friday. The playgrounds will be closed on July 4. Special events planned include attending two shows: "Cinderella" on July 18 and "Pinoc-chio" on Aug. .1 at the Westport Country Playhouse. Other events include visits to Birch Hill game farm, Yankee Stadium, and Lake Quassapaug. Slides of Mission Slides of Lutheran missions in Hawaii will be shown at a meeting of the Ladies Guild of St. Andrew's Evangelical Lutheran church on Tuesday at S p. m. at the home of Mrs. Harold Hoch on TaUnton Hill road. During the business meeting preceding the program the annual election of officers will be held. Mrs. Andrew Semsel, chairman of the nominating committee, will present the proposed slate of officers. Mrs. Hoch and Mrs. Friedrich Ruebeck were also members of the nominating committee. Mrs. Ruebeck, Mrs. Henry Ul-richs and Mrs. R. Graham Reid will be the assisting hostesses. Mrs. Alan S. Kelley of Ridge-bury road was installed as president of the Ridgefield Federated Woman's club Thursday evening during a meeting held at Temple Shearith Israel. Other officers who were installed include: Mrs. Stanley Kullbom, vice president; Mrs. Michael Bullock, treasurer; Mrs. James Weeks, recording secretary and Mrs. Lawrence Dempster, corresponding secretary. Mrs. Anthony Bedini, one of the founders of the Ridgefield club and the first president, was the installing officer. Mrs. Kelley announced the following committee chairmen appointments: Mrs. Joseph Consen-tino, fine arts and hobbies; Mrs. George Passantino, hospitality; Mrs. Michael Jaykus, newsletter; Mrs. Alfred Peterson, nominations; Mrs. Denis Claveloux, parliamentarian; Mrs. Robert Weidman, projects; Mrs. James Horan, community improvement; Mrs. Ross Richardson, publicity; Mrs. Donald Lasky, historian; Mrs. H. L. Lindquist, refreshments; Mrs. James laconet-ti, telephone; and, Mrs. William Mitchell, ways and means. The club is in recess until September. Graham Crusade Four buses have been chartered to take local residents to the Billy Graham Crusade June 13 through June 22 at Madison Square Garden in New York city. The first of the buses has been engaged for young people of high school and college age. It will leave from in front of St. Stephen's Episcopal church at a. m. on Friday. Following the service in the Garden, the group will go to the coffee house which ias been established at the Man-lattan Center for the duration of the Crusade. Other buses will leave as follows: The Episcopal bus will leave fro min front of St. Stephen's on June 17; the Baptist bus from in front of the Baptist church on Danbury road; and, the Lutheran bus from in front of Veterans Park school on June 22. All buses depart at p. m. Anyone may go on any of the last three buses, regardless of church membership or affiliation. Reservations may be made with Mrs. Daniel Manningham, Douglas lane; Mrs. Hugh Dunning, Spring Valley road; or, Mrs. Jack Fless of South Salem, N. Y. The buses are sponsored by prayer groups which have been meeting locally each week to pray for the success of the Crusade. The Right Rev. John H. Esquirbl, Bishop of the Connecticut Episcopal Diocese, will preside at the Confirmation ceremonies of Trinity church for 14 youngsters and five adults tomorrow at 3 p.m. in Peet Memorial Parish hall. Following the confirmation service, Bishop Esquirol will meet with the wardens and vestry of the church to discuss the development of reconstruction plans for .the church damaged by fire in May. Persons to be presented by the Rev. Robert A. Jewett, rector of Trinity church, for confirmation include Gordon Anderson, Anne Bacon, Bradford Clark, Jeffrey Crofutt, Thomas Crofutt, James Deering, Gail Estona, Linda Go-romby, Kim Hildred, Sherry Mis-keya, Richard Plumb, Robin Howe, Devorah Severino, Ruth Severino, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hoyt, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Patram and Mrs. John Severino. Regular Sunday services at Trinity church will continue in Ihe Peet Memorial Parish hall. The two services have been combined into a single service for the summer months and the Family Eucharist service will take place each Sunday at 9 a.m., with music by the Senior The Wilton Town association, a volunteer organization which concerns itself with community affairs, will hold its 37th annua meeting next Thursday at the W. Miller School on Wolfpi iroad at p.m. All residents of the town are invited to attend. "Change-How Much, How Soon, 'How will be the theme of the meeting. Discussion will be led by a panel of three speakers representing the South 'Western Regional Planning Agen-i cy. Tri-State Transportation Cbm-' mission and the Connecticut State 'planning Council. They will changes the public can ex-'pect to take place in Connecticut in the near, as well as the more distant future. Members of the panel include Richard C. Carpenter, planning .director of SWRPA and former Wilton town planner; John J. 01-; shensky, Connecticut liaison reprsentative on the Tri-State Transportation Commission and H. Brown, executive sec-'retary of the Connecticut State Council. Mr. Carpenter was Wilton's town .planner for three years taking his presnt position. ;He holds a master of city planting degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to coming Wilton he was senior planner with the Hartford Commission on the City Plan for four years. Mr. Olshensky is a graduate of Trinity College and the University Connecticut and has a in traffic engineering from ;Yale Graduate School. He has with the Connecticut state highway department since I93S except for five years in the ice during World War II. He ed the Tri-State Commission last year. Mr. Brown is a graduate of the "University of Massachusetts and holds a master of city planning degree from Yale University where he received the Parsons Medal for excellence in city planning. In addition to his work with the state planning council, he is also planning director for the Connecticut Department of Finance and Control. This group is composed of the heads of state agencies and works to coordinate planning responsibilities within the state government. The Town Asociation is Wilton's oldest non-political body and has been functioning since It has taken an interest in educational needs and expansion, water pollution, garbage disposal, zoning, open spaces, recreation, beautifi-cation, relocation of Route 7, Ihe vnew town center, commuter parking, and is asking for the participation and membership of all in-.terested local citizens. The full organization meets once a year, but its board of directors mets once a month, and there are a number pf committees comprising the involved membership of the organization who tackle the priority projects of each year's agenda. Directors and officers will be elected at the June 12 meeting, prior to the panel discussion. Canvass of Voters Wilton's registrars of voters, Mrs. Stanley B. Gregory, and Mrs. Henry Appslbaum, have asked residents to cooperate with 12 canvassers who arc now knocking on doors throughout town, taking the annual canvass of voters' names and addresses required hy the state election laws. Canvassers are Mrs. Harrison Barrett, Mrs. Arthur Barren. Mrs. F. L. Cooper and Mrs. Leon Diotte in the northeast section. Mrs. Ernest Venires, Mrs. Rnch LePage.Jr., Mrs. Robert Carson, Mrs. Arthur McAllister, Mrs. Dennis Nolan and Mrs. Harold Hemstreet are covering the southern section and Mrs. Edward Cooke and Mrs. Milton Marhoffer sre in (he northwest section. Driver Education A course in driver education will be offered at Wilton high EChool beginning June 23. The classroom phase will meet from f) to 11 a.m., beginning Monday morning, June 'J'i, and will continue every week day until July 14. A second class will then be scheduled if enough students register for it. The behind-the-whcc-1 instruction Will be given on yn individua basis, and will be by appointment. There will be a minimum of six hours of this type of teaching-Students are eligible to take the course if they arc IG years old by Aug. The cost of the course is Registrations are now available at Ihe high school and must, be returned hy June Rev. Luther A. Ek, pastor, a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship service and Children's church; 7 p.m. special program in observance of Children's Day. Georgetown Bible church: Rev. Kenneth Anderson, pastor. a.m. Sunday school with special awards in recognition of Children's 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. worship services; Wednesday, p.m. Bible study and prayer service. Sacred Heart Catholic: Rev. Joseph Cleary, J.C.D. pastor. Masses at 8, and 12 noon. Bethlehem Lutheran: Rev. Thomas Kline, pastor. a.m. Sunday school and worship service. Special meeting of the congregation to follow. 11 a.m. worship service. Methodist: Rev. Richard Brea-dy, pastor. a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship service; to 6 p.m. open house in the chapel for the Rev. and Mrs. Bready; p.m. vesper Are Presented At Assembly in FACILITY TO BE The annual Academic Awards assembly took )lace yesterday at Masuk high school. John R. Kirwan, senior class member, received two standing ovations from his classmates when he was presented with certificates of accomplishment rom Lt. Commander Malcolm Fitzgerald from the U. S. Naval Reserve center. One certificate was for his offer of appointment to the United States Naval Academy, vhere he will begin a naval career later this month. It was signed by Rear Admiral Jarnes Calvert, U. S. Navy. The other vas a certificate of achievement for his selection for the Regular vaval Reserve Officers Train-ng corps, signed by Charles K. Duncan, vice admiral, J. S. Navy. Lt. Commander Fitzgerald said it was the first time he ias ever had the privilege of bestowing both honors on an individual at the same time. John T. Daly, principal, presented the other awards, including awards to the "best all-around Bemadette Duff-ner, and "best all-around Michael Gagner, of the junior class. Academic awards and special awards included: the "I Dare You" book award to a senior boy and to Linda Sawyer ind Douglas Willson; Harvard 3ook prize, Lester. Stockman; Thespian Society awards, a gold star award to Naneen Boyce, a unior, outstanding and di.s-inguished achievement in drama and service to the school; and membership in the National Honor Society of Thespians, Maureen Boncoddo, Rosemary Beardsley, Mary Beth Couture, 'atricia Erts, William Farrell, relicia Lategano, Robert Toke, William Zaleha, James Ran-court and Kenneth Julian. Miss E. Eleanor Smith, vice principal in charge of guidance, iresented the Connecticut Association of Women's Deans and Counselors award to an outstanding girl in the junior class, 3ernadette Duffner; Ihe biolog-cal science award of the Fair-ield Medical association, to Ror jcrta Kugler; Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science award, to Svensson; Homemaker of Tomorrow award, to Kathleen Schweitzer; the D.A.R. 1968 Good Citizens award, to Linda Sawyer; the Certificate of Award from Uie Reader's Digest association to the top se-lior, Raymond Fusci; the Historical society award to he senior most interested in local, state and national history, Dorothy Kowalski; the Society of Women Engineers certifica e of merit for high average in mathematics and science, to Barbara Lapidge; the Freed-man Brothers Furniture com-lany home economics award of i25 to the outstanding student n home economics, to Mary Witt; a letter of commendation of the National Merit Scholarship program to Ingrid Svensson and Kathleen Schweitzer; and a certificate of merit from he National Merit Scholarship program, to Raymond Fusci. Mr. Fusci also received the National Mathematics award, a jronze medal and a hook, "Men of and it was announced he placed first for Ihe school 'or the second consecutive year, and 29th out of students taking the test. Lester Stockman received a pin for placing second in the school, and 69th out of students. Industrial arts awards were presented to Richard Kellogg ind Karl Pcrmck, each of whom received certificates, of recognition; Dennis Cooper, who received three certificates of mer-t at (he. Student Craftsman's Fair of the stntc Industrial Arts association, and Richard Eddin. ;er who also received a of merit. Additional certificates of recognition were awarded to Dennis Cooper, Kevin Barney, Gary Mills and Richard Eddinger. Mrs. Robert H. Graff of the American Legion auxiliary of Sippin Winspur post 176, presented the Laurel Girls State award to Bernadetle Duffner. Holly Cyr will be the alternate. The Time Magazine Current Events Contest awards went to Edward Matson, Edward Chacho and Eric Kosetzke. The annual ligh school contest awards from the United Nations were presented to Dorothy Kowalski, Fe-icia Lategano and Robert Opfer-cuck. Bronze Medal Winners Bronze medals were awarded by Mr. Daly to the top students in these fields of academic achievement: drama. Rhonda Lambert; speech, KhomKham Silapachai, A.F.S. student from Thailand; English, oDuglas Will-son; history, Richard Julian; mathematics, Raymond Fusci; algebra, David Dome; geometry, Stephen Biellik, a freshman; physics, Risto Rinne; biology, Edward Matson; chemistry one, Lester Stockman; chemistry two, Douglas Willson; French, Rhonda Lambert; Spanish, Ingrid Svensson; commercial subjects, Lina Canfield; bookkeeping, Cindy Boyce; shorthand, Virginia Stella; typewriting, Thomas Ma-nente; home economics, Mary Witt; art, Kenneth Johannesen; industrial arts, Dennis Cooper; physical education, Laurie Love-and and Paul Mengold; chorus, Bernadette Duffner; band, James Rancourt; yearbook editor, Laurie Loveland; and Student Council. Lynda Gorham. Top Students Honored Mr. Daly introduced the top students in the senior class in the order of their achievement. Those having averages of 90 to 10 per cent for four years are Raymond Fusci, Douglas Will-son, Inerid Svensson, Dennis Willson, Kathleen Schweitzer and Linds Sawyer. They received certificates and school academic letters. Those who had averages of 85 to 89 per cent for four years were awarded certificates. They are Richard Tschauder, Rhonda Lambert, Janet Machalowski, Michael Braunstein, Barbara Lane, Roberta Kugler, Kenneth Johann-sen, Lynda Gorham, Risto Rinne, Cindy Boyce, Jeffrey Doran, Trudy and Chris Huck. Honor students with an average of 80 to 84 per cent for four years are Kathi Tristan, Virginia Stellar, Joan Kirwan, Jacqueline Olsovsky, Karen Lewis, Lili Reading, Kevin Dake, Richard Julian, John Steskla, Barbara Stenger, Elizabeth Solek, Douglas Emmons, James Rancourt, Diane Ducfrene. Daniel Toke, Laurie tLoveland, Mary Witt, Robert Basilc, Ian Jacobus, Thomas Manente, Kenneth Brck-man, Bonnie Spielman, Margaret Eddinger, Linda Bottomley, William Dexter, Patricia Can-field, Linda Gustafson, Deborah Wright, Martha Mirabelli, Vera Radovic, Rebecca Billing, Paul Kanter, John Biellik, Cheryl Andrziewski, Lina Canfield, Le-nora Manenle, Deborah Faurot, Gordon Smith, Robert Fekete, Sharon Cook, Sheila Harrington and Diane MARY V. JONES Sf24 Main strief new facilities of the YMCA of Greater Bridgeport ?a'mp Tepee, operated by the Trumbull Branch YMCA, will be dedicated at 2 p.m. Tomor--ow at the Lakewood Outdoor Recreation center, Route 59 of according to George W. Cunningham, Branch Executive. The new athletic fields, pro-jram shelters, swimming pool, larking areas and roads will serve youngsters and families rom the Greater Bridgeport area, although operation of the camp and family center is. carried out by the staff of the Trumbull Branch YMCA. PTA Indian Festival Mrs. Joseph Jacovino, chairman of the Daniels Farm PTA Indian festival which took place today at the school, announced winners in the poster contest this week. Colin Beddoes won first prize, Stach Chapman, second and Debora Glover third n the fourth grade class. Stacy Spinelli won first prize, Tracy Nicolau, second, and Michael Sikora, third, in the fifth grade competition. Honorable mention awards went to Kim Cornell, Tom Or-jan, Kevin Lindell, Renae Romano, Donald Frye all of the fourth grade; and Ellen Rosen-thai, Susan Hogel, Sandra Tor-ony, Donna Romano, Susanne all of the fifth grade. Winners of the Indian Doll contest include Debra Leven-thal, first, Lori Coates, second, and Joseph Jacovino, third, in the most realistic Indian costume; Susan Bove took first, Audrey Oliver, second, and Michelle Ganneu, third, for the prettiest Indian doll, in the nost authentic Indian doll, Jerry Knecht took first prize, Martha Brown, second, and Carol Dobak, third. Honorable mention awards went to Marie Sue Brodsky, Lynn MacDonald, Danna Me Keown, Andrea MacTaggart, Jill Jacovino, Regina Testo, Karen Dobak, Cynthia Rostkow-ski, Audrey Oliver, Vivan Sten-ko, Debra Leventhal Christine Gawosz, Sharon Knecht, Barbara Whiteside, Laura Ruocco, Nancy Devlin, and Nancy Helmerich. Judges were Mrs Ralph Corrigan and Mrs. Thomas Sabatkke. The contests were conducted in conjunction with today's 10 a.m. to 4 p.m fair on the fair grounds. Mrs. Anthony Romano was co-chairman of the fair with Mrs. Jacovino. Assisting in arrangements were Mrs. Walter Jankura, treasurer; Mrs. Thomas Cafora, publicity; Mrs Ralph Corrigan and Mrs. William Fitzgerald, poster; Mrs. Nicholas Mali, food chairman; Mrs. Raymond Meyers, hospitality; Mrs. Edward Seman and Mrs. Roger Michaels, penny candy; Mrs. Richard Fryc, hamburgers; Mrs. Richard Torony and Mrs. Michael Valovcin, soda; Mrs. Irving Liskov and Mrs. Leonard Leventhal, lea cream and Mrs. Richard Gregory, stores chairman. To Recommend All commissions and the administrative board o[ the Nichols, Methodist church will conduct a combined meeting Monday at p.m. to study, evaluate nnd make recommendations on Hie policy and programs proposed by the Board of Christian Social Concerns for the forthcoming annual MRS. JOAN D. iNSOR RFD 3, West Redding 938OT5 Auditions for the Redding Players fall production, "The Subject Was by Frank Gilroy, will be held June 10 and 12 at 8 p.m., and June 14 at 3 p.m., at the Bohner playhouse, Portland avenue, Georgetown. The cast will include a mother and father in their early forties, and their son, in his early twenties. W. Thomas Littleton will direct the production, which will open in September for a four-weekend run. More information may be obtained from Mrs. Jason Nevins, 52 Riverside drive, Ridgefield. Church Services First Church of Christ Congregational Rev. James B. Yee, pastor, services and church school at 11 a.m. Christ Church Episcopal Rev. Randall C. Giddings, rector, services and church school at a.m. St. Patrick's Msgr. Richard Scully, pastor; Masses at and a.m. Long Ridge Methodist Rev. Richard Bready, pastor; services and church school at CROSS WESTPORT An eight-foot high cross was discovered burning last night at 10 o'clock at the intersection of Cross highway and Sturges highway, police reported. The blaze was extinguished by the Fire department. Police are on flue bills. a flameiess electric water heater, you need a flue or vent. And going a little further, if means you can put an electric water heater almost anyplace in the house, even o cubby-hole. And it's only a month rental plus a low-rate for operating. Contact United Illuminating or your contractor. W United Court The following were among the dispositions 'n Circuit court here Thursday: Bcrge Anderson, 69, Umpawaug road, Redding, driving under Ihe influence of liquor fined with remitted, and failure to grant half the highway, nollcd; Kenneth B. Case, 26, West Haven, speeding, John G. Hunna, 23, Bronxvillc, N.Y., speeding, Michael J. McCormack, 25, Waterbury, speeding, Also, Milton N. Ossorio, 47, Southlngton, speeding, Patrick W. Sileo, 37, West Redding, driving under suspension, nnd driving unregistered car, nollcd; James P, Stevenson, 17, of 140 Grassy Plain street, Bethel, speeding, nnd Moses Wilson, Jr., 23, o( Libertv street, speeding, DRUNK DRIVING CHARGE WESTPORT Darrcll A. Hailing, of 174 West Cedar street, Norwalk was charged with driving aider the influence of liquor by Wcstport police today at a.m. Arresting officer A! Persson said Hailing was stopped while driving into the entrance of Com-po WESTPORT Two boats anchored in Hie Saugatuck river opposite Raymond place at a local boatyard were vandalized yesterday, police reported. A canvas cover and an outboard motor were missing from one and a compass and a shin-tn-shore radio were taken from the other. Police arc DAILY EXERCISE URGED CHICAGO The Family Fitness Council recommends IS minutes1 exercise daily to improve beauty, heallli and one-third of 'the wheat grown in the world comes from the
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