Biddeford Journal, April 28, 1955

Biddeford Journal

April 28, 1955

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Biddeford Journal (Newspaper) - April 28, 1955, Biddeford, Maine April 1955 Personal Briefs Biddeford Former Pastor Dies At 72 Roland 60 Clifford is a medical patient at No tfe Dame and Gaston have returned after a visit Saco Jean 131 Pool has entered Notre Dame hosoital for Albertine 20 Free man is a medical patient at Notre Dame Evelvn 126 Saco Old Orchard is a surgical patient at Notre Dame Royal Sheltra and Eric have returned to 40 Ma son street from Notre Dame hos Richard Atlantic ave Old Orchard is a sur gical patient at the New England Baptist Rene 48 Mason was admitted to the Maine Gen eral hospital today as a surgical Mr Albert 99 Hill operators of the LeMire furniture Main are at home after a four month vacation trip in Club Calendar The annual meeting of the Thornton academy Alumni as sociation will be held in the Monday eve at Officers will be The Dames Rochambeau Snow shoe will hold a dinner meeting at the Scar Sunday afternoon at In The Churches Holy Communion will be cele brated Friday mornina at 7 at Christ Episcopal Biddeford Soldier At Atomic Tests CAMP DESERT Raoul son of Joseph Boisson 483 Pool is one of nearly soldiers specially selected to participate in Exercise Desert Rock which is beingheld at the Atomic The Mark born in Bidedford and at one time pas tor of the Baptist Adams street died Wednesday in Presque where he had been living He was 72 years He was the son of the late Clark and Nellie Bradbury Wakefield and attended Bidde for He graduated from the University of Maine and the Theological Seminary of His pastorates have been in New Hampshire and Rhode Island as well as his native He retired from the min istry in 1942 but remained active in lodge and civic Surviving are his Mary Greenlaw Presque Isle one Louise East and two Clark and Cynthia Stuart two Miss Elizabeth Wakefield and Helen and one broth Ezra all of this Following funeral services Friday in Presque the body will be brought to this city for a committal service to be held Sat urday at 2 at Woodlawn Lester Holmes will officiate at the Welcome To The Fold Welcoming todays newcomers to the community is Guy 10 month old son of and Albert Forth Grandparents arc Evu Cantara and and Ludger all of Energy Commissions Nevada Test Site during the current atomic test Exercise Desert Rock VI is part of a continuing indoctrina tion developed in the interest of national to familiarize military personnel with the effects of atomic The exercise also af 1 fords an opportunity to test or procedures and tac tics under realistic who grad uated from Louis High school in is regularly stationed at Fort where he is a wireman in Headquarters Com pany of the 61st Infantry Regi ments 3rd part of the 8th Infantry A former employe of the Bates in he entered the Army last July and completed basic training at Fort J Stock Market NEW YORK A spell of acute selling nipped prices in the stock market but resistance to the decline was The fall produced losses of 1 to 3 points in many Gains were Hardest hit in the selloff were the and The latter displayed excellent re sistance and recovered Tobaccos also did The bond market was government issues in the over the counter market were Charles Pioneer In Movie Is Dead Charles a pio neer of the motion picture indus try in Maine and a former actor and who showed the first motion pictures in this city at National hall in died at his 67 Adams Wed nesday He was born in the son of Adolphe and Marie Morin Si He came to this city when a young man and with the excep tion of residing in Houlton for a number of years while operating the Bijou theater he lived After learning to operate stere opticon and motion picture ma chines he started what he called a road He was a member of repertoire forming in a actor and moving picture opera engagements per dual capacity of gregational offi Burial was in the family lot in Laurel Hill Bearers were Mayor Harry Paul Joseph Stir Thomas Joseph Howard Rebecca Buckley How a life long resident of this wife of Joseph 36 South active in the affairs of Mary parish and the Assumption sodality of the church for many died at a local hospital Wednesday after a lengthy She was the daughter of the late John and Catherine Murphy She was em ployed in the Pepperell mills for a long but in late years up to the time she was stricken ill employed as a and Saco shoe tor that filled throughout New the Middle and In 1904 he started to operate weekly motion picture programs at National now known as John After completing his work with road shows he became manager of the City Opera House operated the late Fred Yates and James Later he served as motion picture operator and manager of the Ocean Pier Old Or chard operated by Yates and The big 1907 fire in that town curtailed hisactiv He next founded the Bijou theater in Houlton where he con tinued until 1920 when he retired and returned here to During one period of his life he served as a trainer and man ager of prize fighters and also conducted boxing He also promoted the first roller polo game Later he became interested in magic work and appeared at benefit entertainments in York He was a member of the City this William and Daniel and and several nieces and The body is at the Cosgrove New StrikeTalks Continued from IQKC one with fuel and other neces sities where He said only those found need ing help would receive Each Blais will be studied very In New Victor cottonrayon direc totr of the striking said there are no present plans for the international union to strike The union will try to make sure there is no physical need by any of its Canzano pay DEGREES CONFERRED The Red Coss and the Knight of Malta degrees were conferred up on candidates at the Wednesday evening meetins of Bradford Knights in Masonic Routine matters were transacted and reports read and The session was presided over by Commander Carlton Bur Refreshments were served at the close of the of Biddeford Sinking Fund com and was one of the old est members of BiddefordSaco lodge of Elks and Joseph Surviving relatives are two Arthur and and a Donald all of this The body is at the Sansoucy funeral corner Lincoln and Stone where friends may call prior to services at Joseph church Saturday morning at Members of BiddefordSaco lodge of Elks will meet at Elks Friday evening at 7 to go to the Sansoucy funeral home a body to conduct ritualistic me morial The flag on City building is at half staff on orders of Mayor Louis Lausier in paying re spects to as a member of the citys sinking fund It is possible to lose conscious ness in a severe fit of Card Of Thankt We wish to express our thanks anpi appreciation to all who so thoughtfully helped us in our re cenj great sorrow by their kind deeds and beautiful floral and Maurice Mr and Costellow Ambrose Morrison Ambrose a re tired Maine Central Railroad maintenance department em died at the home of his John 29 Union this morning after a lengthy He was a native of the son of and Herbert He was employed on the BelfastMoosehead Lake di vision of the railroad for many ears before retiring and coming to Saco several years ago to re side with his The line upon which he was employed is now known as BelfastMoosehead Lake Besides his he leaves four two greatgrand children and several nieces and The body is at the Dennett and Craig funeral 365 Main where friends may call between 79 Friday evening and prior to services to be held there Saturday morning at In terment will be in Charles Simard Funeral Service Saturday at Joseph Church may oaii prior to service liom 0 To 10 LAWRENCE WILLARP Private funeral services were held Lawrence Wil Sacp Health officer and general practitioneer in the two cities for 50 his hpme 330 Main Wednes day afternoon at Andrew Richards pastor of the First Parish Con funeral 326 Elm where friends may call prior to services to be held at Mary church Saturday morning at Members of auxiliary and Assumption sodality mem bers of Mary churSrf witt meet at the funeral home at 8 Friday evening to unite in offer ng prayers for Lorenzo Lacroix Lorenzo a World Var One and former res dent of this died Wednes day in where he had been undergoing Prior to serving as a member f the armed forces for 18 months during World War he was mployed as a cigar maker He also operated his own cigar making business here for a le took up residence in Ken ucky in 1920 and had resided in hat state ever Besides his he leaves a two all of Ken two his and this city a Yvonne Old Orchard Beach and his stepfath r and and Freeman this several nieces and HENRY HUOT Funeral services for Ma hilda widow of Henry George street Aere held at Andre church his morning at Msgr Aime was the elebrant of the solemn requiem ligh He was by Henry serving as deacon and Robert T Vlartel acting as Singing was by a male Laura Proulx presided at the In eluded in the congregation were delegations of members Tom Tighe Beaudoin Farley American Legion Cir cle Joan of Lacordaire Tem perance society Anne so iality of the and Gold Star was af with these organizations for many Burial was in the family lot at Joseph The lonorary bearers were President Leonide Si gismoncl Adularcl Pierre Caouette and Albert Baron of Anne The active bearers were Alfred Alfred Corri Wilfrid Luc Li Theode Langevin and Ed ward Ikes Farm Aid Plan Democrats Say WASHINGTON Demo crats generally denounced as in adeqimte yesterday President Eisenhowers proposals for aiding Imillion farm families with low Russell DGa said the proposals made by Eisenhower and Secretary of Agriculture Benson destroyed my hope that any real attack is to be made against this disgraceful condi Little is involved in the pro gram except further conferences and coaordinat ing Russell Taking an opposite Hope of senior Republi can member of the House Agri culutre delights me is that something is going to be done right In Eisenhower urged a 30milliondollar program of loans to low income farmers plus expanded programs of soil extension ser vices and the Aiken of senior Republican on the Senate Agri culture said much of the new program could be put into opoeration without new Of course had poor farmers for a years and this is not going to solve tlvat Aiken It help many fam ilies now having she had been stitcher in local She was a communicant of Mary church and a member of j auxiliary of Division Ancient j Order of and the Assumption sodality of Mary Besides her she leaves a Miss Elizabeth this city five John and Initiates Ten A nominating committee was appointed and Poppy days were slated for May 1314 the OwenDavis American Le gion met Wednesday evening at the Post Beach Named to bring the slate for May were Ger trude Priscilla Hooper and Helen Ten members were They included Helen Mabel Rose Ada Dorothy Eva Muriel Amanda Rose Pineau and Frances Officers conducting the initia tion were Eva past president Helen Blan past as chap lain Priscilla past as sergeantatarms Gilberte president Charlotte junior past president Irene lirst vice and Florence second vice pres Miss Elaine Lavoie was at the The invitation from the Bidde ford Veteransof Foreign Wars to participate in the May 29 paj ade and exercises was The June banquet committee was Irene Park Charlotte Miss Alice Milliken and Florence ewis are in Past presidents also attending the session included Martha Florence Gertrude Miss Alice Milliken and Mae At the social following the efreshments were served by Rose Angle ote and Mabel A special session wps held after the social with Charlotte Irene avoie and Lewis forming plans for Memorial Day services and decoration of Maiflfe To Take Part In Radio Progress Report BOSTON Maine will take part in a National Broadcasting progress report on New Eng land being prepared for a nation wide radio audience this New England Council Wallace Raleigh said today that New England A Regional Sur is the most comprehensive report on the regions economy ever made by radio The survey includes Maine Con necticut aircraft engine factory workers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and skiers in The first program on May 3 and 5 includes a call on New England Other programs will ieli about the New England char the story of fishing and tex boat building at East Booth recreation at Rangeley and Goose potato growing in and a visit to Maines Officers Of Pi Chapter Are Installed The installation of officers of Beta Sigma Phi took place Wednesday evening at the Founders day Banquet in Lafayette Port when the Portland chapter was host to the local Taking office were Mrsi Nor nan president Miss Betty vice president rank recording sec etary George cor secretary and Miss iiicille New members installed were Nathan Johnson and homas Receiving the Rituals of Jewels degree were Winfield Peter Frank George Bettv Stans berry and Miss Lucille Attending the ceremonies were Donald Miss Anne Peter Miss Miss Clifford Emmett Mo rin and Youths Held In Restaurant Break AUBURN XP r Two Greater Portland youths were booked for Municipal Court by police who said they collared the pair early today under a booth in the Howard Johnson Leslie Stewart said the two were booked on charges ol breaking andentering and carry ing concealed weapons as Tru man South Port and Ralph ol Stewart said Amnott had a pistol and Greene a knife when He said tho of fected smashing a wai discovered on a patro check of the highway Biddeford Man Fined On Driving Charge A fine of and costs was mposed by Trial Justice Wesley Mewer on Edmund this after his David appeared in Students Heard By Rotary Club Miss Ann Brown and Robert Thornton students representing the Saco school in the Spear prize spaak ing were the guest speak ers at hte Wednesday noon meet ing of the BiddefordSaco Rotary Each recited the speech given in the recent competition with other schools in this sec a poem by Alfred was the title of Miss Browns and Mishkowsky Und De Younk a humorous selection by Gracia was Stantons They were intro duced by Bernard pro gram The members saluted Rotarian Harry who was ob serving another Cards to be sent to Robert a lo caiRotary club who is receiving treatment at the Port land Ostsopathic were Turner Brown was named chairman of the program com mittee for the next Wednesday President Clayton Cartmill presided over the ses the Old Orchard Beach police court Wednesday and entered a plea of guilty to a charge of op erating a motor vehicle while under the influence of The Old Orchard Beach police brought the Saco Student ts Winner Of Spelling Bee Miss Susan winner of the York County Sunday Telegram spelling bee at Wells Elementary school auditorium Wednesday was presented a gold medal at the conclusion of the of Schools Philip Hines made the presentation to an eighth grade pupil of Burns Susan is daughter of and Stanley Portland This was her first year in the district Boy cott was the word which Susan spelled correctly after Mary Eliot Junior high school eighth Bureau was the final closing the contest out for the 1955 season Other contestants were Dennis York Ann Kittery Richard Wells Merna Wells Claudia Kennebunfi Jean Kennebunk Evelyn and Jane Mary South Ber wick Beverly Andrea Shapleigh Guy Saco Frank Buxton Gloria Limington June Parsonsfield Elizabeth Cornish Maur een and Lorraine Judges were Clinton Sanford junior high school prin cipal president of the Biddeford ind Elsie Frisbee School Linwood director of the Sweetser Childrens was bee Boat Landing D T1 1 1 fetation Tabled For Camp Petition a group oC Camu El lis resiednts to build a boat land ing at the end of North avenue in to the tidewaters of riv er was tabled Wednesday evening by the Saco fathers following a hearing at the proposed wharf Donald who operates a fishing and cruise service from his wharf in the vicinity of the pro posed was princpal He said that the new structure would be too near his wharf and stated opinion that his business would be materially Thomas Buzzell and a group of citizens had petitioned the city for the construction The hearing wasconducted by Mayor Harry Warren and the full board of aldermen with City Ed ward McEnery on hand to record the action of the Buzzell was spokesman for his group and emphasized a needfor a landing opento the fishermen and others in the Camp Ellis area for their commercial Mayor Warren said today that the aldermen will seek alterna tive action other than the build ing of the pile wharf which was Suggested last evening was ex tension of North avenue further into the river with the building of a new bulkhead in sufficiently deep water to allow the fishermen to land GLEE CLUB TO SING The Old Orchard Beach high school mixed Glee club will sing Monday when the York County teachers convene Ruth Worth will direct the sing ers in three numbers at the Saco City The first Her Beautiful a Brazilian folk followed by Deep an American Negro The closing selection will be a Swiss folk Xhroumoulos SUPER SAVE 5e NIBROC TOWELS 2 POT ROAST HIGH QUALITY BEEF BLOOD SAUSAGE HOME MADE CHASEAND SANHORN COFFEE SAVE ISC TOILET TISSUE Soft White Nordjp Frozen COD FILLETS Pictsweet Frozen French Fried POTATOES 2Pk9S33c EVERYDAY LOW PRICES 95c C AStORI A WHITE TUNA CAN 45c BOTTLE VANITY FAIR FACIAL TISSUES CANADIAN LUNCHEON MEAT CAN 37c BANANAS 2 INDIAN RJVEH GRAPEFRUIT tor 2Qc THROUMOULOS 75 Alfred 8 To Pay A Week Saco Auxiliary Plans Banquet The Unity club auxiliary Wed nesday evening at the Buxton road planned the annual banquetmeeting for Unity Wednesday May President Rose Grace pre sided over the During the social hour following the ses sion games were played re freshments Emma Garside and Josephine Me Those pivsmt Madeline Irene Pearl Florence Moocrs and Ethel Em ma Garside and Josephine FIREMEN CALLED Biddeford firemen were called to the home of Leon 2 Granite al Wed nesday for a chimney No damage resulted and the return was listed the fii station at DUPRES LIQUIDATION SALE CONTINUES Up To SILVER HOLLOWARE All Fixtures For Sale Showcases and Wallcases Make Us An Offer DURATION Of The Strike From Our Original Low Prices On All Awd Sport Coats lOW TIES I OERS Selling As High As SPORT AND DRESS Originally To BOYS GABARDINE SLACKS Sizes 4 To 12 BASEMENT ARMY AND NAVY SURPLUS SHOES FOR EVERYONE IN THE FAMILY WORK CLOTHES LADIES AND CHILDRENS WEAR AT BANKRUPT PRICES CHARJpQAL BROWN 8 BOXER DUNGAREES SOYS AND GIRLS WESTERN JEANS LEE CAVALRY TWILL WESTERN 11 DUNGAREES WOOL UXBRIDGE POODLE TONE COATS OTHER ALL WOOL COATS And Originally To OUR SHOES AND TENNIS SHOES PRICED AT 3 PAIRS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE Famous Domestic and Imported Values To Mm To TENNIS SAMPLE SHOES FROM THE RUBBER BOOTS 95 You Will Always Find Hero What You Are Lookina Less SHOPPING CENTER 39 Washington Maine ;