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   Biddeford Journal (Newspaper) - February 28, 1963, Biddeford, Maine                                Biddefoi-a-Saeo Journal, Thursday, Feb. 28, 1963 Personals Mrs. Haley Raymond. Log Cabin road, Kennebunk, is a surgical patient, at Webber hospital. Mrs Frank Allen was among'St. Mary street, Biddeford, died! those'attending the tea and pic-;yesterday after a long illness.  | Deaths Delina Caron Mrs. Delina Caron. 53, of 251 THE WEATHER ture exhibit Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Linwood Thomas, Guirfea road, Biddeford. mm CLUB Biddeford council, Knights of Columbus, will meet tonight at 8 at K of C hall, Washington street. Tighe-Beaudoin-Farley post, American Legion, will meet tonight at 8 in Biddeford City building. A meeting of Division One, AOM, will be held at Hibernian hall, corner of Elm and Main streets, Biddeford, on Friday evening following church services. Plans will be discussed for an Irish Night program. The   Columbian   Squires   will sponsor  two  whist  parties  on l March 3 and March 10 at their Washington    street,    Biddeford, headquarters. Born in Wallagrass November. 1, 1909, the daughter of Thomas and Elise (Corriveain Martin, she had been a resident of Biddeford for'the past 17 years. She is survived by her widower, Albert: two daughters. Mrs. Robert Lava lie, Somers worth, N.H. ard Miss Constance Caron, Biddeford. two sons, Valer, U.S. Army and Laurier, Biddeford; two brothers. Suprianl Martin, Saco and Thomas Martin. Biddeford: three sisters. Mrs. Stella Paraday, Saco, Mrs. Therese Dee, Fort Kent and Mrs. Salina Deprey. Old Orchard Beach, and six grandchildren. A high mass will be sung at SI. Joseph church at 8:45 a.m. Saturday. Friends may call at the San-soucy Funeral Home. 1 Stone street. Biddeford, today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 10 p.m. MARCH, LlhEALAMR PORTLAND Eagles National Official To Visit At Local Aerie Carl Thacker. of Yakima. Wash.! Grand Worthy president of the This afternoon1 Fraternal Order of Eagles, will mostly sunny and somewhat mil--make an official visit to the Bidder. High temperature low tojdeford - Saco Eagles aerie on Mid 30's Westerly winds 10 to 20. Wednesday, March 13. This was mph. Tonight variable cloudiness announced at last night's local followed by clearing. Low tern- meeting by Joseph Larose, presi-pcraturc zero to 10 above. Winds dent, and plans were outlined for becomin" northerlv 8 to 12 mph.lThacker's visit. Initiation cere-Friday mostly fair and somewhat monies to be performed by the colder. FEBRUARY TIDES HIGH LOW A. M. P. M. A. M. P. M. ?g  i:;i4     2:?:i 8:05    8:31 MARCH TIDES HIG'l LOW A M. P. M. A. M. P. M. 1  2:47    3:21 9:02    9=26 _ CHURCH NOTTS. Higher Grade Corp   pass" report. The other two Democrats Frustrated Taxpayer Not Trustworthy NEW YORK (AP)- Some peo Raymond Roberts Raymond Earl Roberts, 52, of 64 South street. Biddeford. died last night in a Boston hospital. Born October 18, 1910, in Biddeford, he was a son of Robert and Ruby (Townsend) Roberts, and had been employed for the past five years by the Biddeford and Saco Water company. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Yvonne (Gauvint Roberts; one son, Raymond Roberts; two step sons, Robert and William Mul len; one daughter, Claire Roberts; four brothers,  Edgar Rob Funerals CHARLOTTE A. DOW Funeral services for Mrs. Charlotte A. Dow, of 133 School street, South Portland, were conducted at 2 p.m. yesterday from the Shumway Funeral home, 35 Spring street. Saco. Rev. Anthony Sampson. Church of the Na-zarene, officiated. Burial will take place in the Spring in Center Conway, N.H. Council Chagnon Adds New Member Renald Dallaire was accepted as a new member during the meeting last night of Council Chagnon, Union St. John Baptist, held at the hall on Adams street, Biddeford.� The date of March 17 was announced for the Council's annual communion breakfast, and it was announced that ticket reservations may be made at the club-rooms. Members have been requested to assemble at the hall at 6:30 a.m. on that date in order to attend the 7 a.m. mass at St. Joseph church. on the committee-Sen. Raymond J. Letourneau of Sanford and Rep. Louis E. Ayoob of Fort Fairfield -lined up with the committee's seven Republicans. The committee divided 8-2 on the next income tax measure of Dana W. Childs, D-Portland, that would provide for a tax on incomes of businesses as well as individuals. trying too hard. � Take the case of Gus J. Martin, 63, in the Lexington Avenue office of the Internal Revenue Service Wednesday. He got into an argu-ent with a tax collector about a refund. Apparently losing the argument, he stalked off leaving behind a yellow box about the size of a cigarette carton. Martin was hustled back, the police bomb squad was called, the , first four floors of the building GRACE D. SHEPPARD Funeral services for Mrs Grace D. Sheppard, 15 North street. Saco. widow of Robert A. Sheppard. were held al 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dennett & Craig Funeral home with Rev. Ham mond f. Peterson, First Parish Congregational church. Saco, offi dating. Interment was in Newton cem-eterv. Newton. Mass. Government and corporate bond prices were mostly unchanged. ATTENDING HEARING Dr. J. Edward Wlielan. mayor of Saco and City Solicitor Georfe Brickates attended a legislative hearing in Augusta this morning on a bill that would reassign the District Court for Eastern York county from Biddeford to Saco ;ico, and Linwood Roberts, Monmouth; one sister. Mrs. Pearl Gerry, Old Orchard Beach. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a. m., from the Dennett and Craig Funeral home, 365 Main street, Saco. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening from 7 to 9. Card of Thanks This :s to express our sincere thanks to Dr Houle and nurses of the Webber Hospital for their care and kindness. Also, we wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to our many friends, neighbors and relatives, and the delegations, present at the funeral for their kindly aid and sympathy during our recent sorrow. The Family of the late Adelard Blais. We wish to extend our heart felt thanks to our many friends, neighbors, relatives and the delegations present for their kindly aid and sympathy during our recent bereavement; also for the beautiful tributes, cards, and to those kind friends, who furnished cars for the funeral. The Family of the late Edward Sullivan. John S. Larrabee John S. Larrabee, 89 of 28 Brook street, Rochester, N.H. died Sunday at Frisbie Memorial hospital after a long illness. He was born in Kennebunk and lived in Rochester, N.H. for more than 30 years. He was a retired superintendent of the Hubbard Shoe company. He was active in M a s 0 n i c groups and was a member of Aleppo Temple of Boston; Bethany Commandery, Mt. Sinai Royal Arch chapter, Scottish Rite bodies Tuscan Lodge, -all of Lawrence, Mass.; the Massachusetts Consistory and Orient council, Rochester, N.H. Survivors include one grandson and several nieces and nephews, three of whom are Mrs. Walter Eaton, Mrs. Arthur Calder and Raymond Towne, all of Kennebunk. Funeral services were held at the Edgerly Funeral home chapel in Rochester, N.H. with Rev. Newell Curtis, pastor of the First Church Congregational of which Larrabee was a jmber, officiating. Burial was at Andover, Mass. minority  favorable  report Letourneau  and the seven Re-i Cottrell and Ayoob signed the!wefe evacuated of about 1>00o per- 'sons  and  traffic  was  cleared ,,. i-    1 r  t c 1 around the block between 46th and publicans recommending defeat of 47th streets !,, r m    l-    n      -i i  Police put a fluoroscope on the Earlier, the Taxation Commit-1. 1 1 tee voted 7-3 in favor of a billj  its contents were harmless by Rep. Sam  A.R.  Albair,  R-1,__ Caribou, to increase the sales tax from 3 to 4 per cent. The proposal, which would produce an additional $1812 million, in the next two years, is the key revenue measure of Gov. Reed's Eugene     Bertrand     presided I Program. Letourneau joined the over the meeting and opening and (other two Democrats in reporting closing prayers were led by Rob-!aaillst the bill, ert Ruel. A special award went to Henry Piette. Red The Family of the late Raymond E. Roberts Requests that flowers be omitted and that memorial donations be made to the Heart Fund, TO PAY RESPECTS Our  Lady  of  Fatima  circle Daughters of Isabella, will meet tonight at 7:30 at 10 Wakefield avenue, Saco, to pay respects to Mrs. Bernadette  Wickham, sis ter of a member. (Continuert from Paze Oni^ Peking belligerently says it is ready for a private meeting to talk things over. Peking wants a backdown from Khrushchev, an admission that he has been wrong and has been an arrant "revisionist" all along. The Communist^ Chinese will not get any suchicomm thing. '   Mrs   Hplp Mao Tze-tung has had a meeting with the Soviet ambassador in Peking. Sitting in on the meeting were other high-ranking Chinese Reds, including Wu Hsiu-chuan, the Central Committee member who was subjected to boos and catcalls in the East Berlin meeting of world Communists in January. It seems reasonable to conclude that they were talking about arrangements for a high-level Krem-in-Peking meeting and the terms for it. Chairmen For AMVETS Unit Conclave Picked Mrs. Marie Migner was hostess last night in her home for a meeting of the AMVETS auxiliary department   of   Maine   convention Committees Are Appointed By GOP In Saco at the Olympian club in Kenne bunkport to see the movie, Tall Shadows depicting activities at the Pine Tree camp for crippled children. .       ; Plans were made for "Town iMeetin' Tag Day" to be conducted by the various chairmen in their respective towns during the Easter Seal drive. The meeting was under the direction of county Co-Chairmen Mrs. Henry M. Fuller, York, and Mrs. Phillip W. Husscy, Sr., North Berwick, assisted by Mrs. Claire Runyan of Kezar Falls. A former patient at the Hyde Rehabilitation center, Everett Le-barge of Kennebunk, was present to tell his personal experiences with the personnel and services at the organization's center in Bath. Labarge praised the staff at Hyde for assistance to him after his loss of a leg and his subsequent treatment and return to full employment. Dr. John J. Lorentz, medical director of the society, told a story about a young man who had been admitted as  mentally re^ tarded and physically handicap' ped at the age of 18. This young man was found to be above average in intelligence with practically no physical handicap and has com pleted almost all his high school equivalency work although never having completed grammar school and is now working at a full time job and receiving college prep aratory tutoring, Dr. Lorentz said. Refreshments were served by Mrs. John J. Lorentz and a committee from Kennebunkport. Committee people from York county who will be conducting the Easter Seal drive in their various communities are as follows:' Acton Mrs. Virginia Lovejoy; Alfred, Mrs. Martha Roberts; Berwick, Mrs. Charles Vigue; Biddeford- Saco, Spencer Churchill; Bar Mills, Mrs. Carroll Ronco; Buxton Mrs. Fred H. Davis; Cornish, Mrs. Mildred Tripp; Dayton, Mrs. Robert Anderson; Eliot, Mrs. A. A. Spinney; Hollis, Mrs. Eva D. Bradbury; Kennebunk, Miss Elizabeth Maguire and Miss Louise Maguire; Kennebunkport, Mrs. John J. Lorentz; Kittery - Kitte-ry Point, Mrs. Frederick Perry; Lebanon, Mrs. Gordon Turner; Limerick, Mrs. Marilyn Lord; Limington, Mrs. Kenneth Whit-ten; North Berwick, Mrs. Kendra Blake; Qgunquit, Mrs. Richard Hutchins; Old Orchard Beach, Mrs, Leona Palmer; Parsonfield-Kezar Falls, Mrs. Allen Ganier; Sanford, Mrs. Robley Wilson; South Berwick, Mrs. Owen Stevens; Springvale, Mrs. John Keefe and Jerry C. Cibelli; Waterboro, Mrs. Clinton Woodsome; Wells, Mrs. Maynard G. Trafton and Mrs. Alberta A. Morison; York, Miss Rita Cote; Porter, Helen F, Merryfield. The towns of Lyman. Newfield and Shapleigh do not have leader ship at present and persons from those areas interested in serving may contact Mrs. Fuller or Mrs. Hussey. According to the police report, a trailer truck driven by Ralph K. Lane, 59, of East Holden was headed west on Elm street and stopped for a red light on Elm street. Another trailer truck driven by Vinal E. Doody, 40, of Caribou, also headed west on.Elm street was unable to stop in time to .avoid rear end contact. No one was hurt in the mishap. Damage to Lane's truck was estimated at $300 and to the Doody trailer truck at $1,500. Biddeford Jaycees Elect Chairmen Several chairmen were named at the meeting of the Biddeford Junior Chamber of Commerce last night at the Chamber of Commerce conference room. Selected temporary chairman was James Grattelo, arid temporary committee chairmen and officials named included Spencer Churchill, publicity; William^Dor-an, Jr., by-laws: William ftobbins, secretary; Richard Jacques, membership. Twelve members attended the session, and the next meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 at the Chamber of Commerce room. Committees were appointed at the meeting last night   of   the Biddeford Man Held On Fugitive Count In Biddeford Municipal court this morning, Francis T. Lemieux Sam Pennhliran fitv committee 23' o� 95 West CuttS stl'eet' Bidde' baco Republican uty committee ford   refuS?di  through  defense held at Saco City building. ThevjAtty. Edward L. Caron, to waive include Joseph Grondin, publicity; I extradition  to New  Hampshire Richard Braley, Mrs. Louise San-Ion a fugitive from justice war hnrn ait! \Ti-s Domfhv f-irtpr ranL Associate Judge Gerald C boin diKi Mis. Doiotny Caller,,NasQn the hearing con, i Mrs. Helen Strout, Saco, and Mrs. Patricia Manoogian, Port- JFK Airs TO PAY RESPECTS Officers and members of Bid-deford-Saco aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles, will meet Friday at 7:30 p. m. at the Emond Funeral home, 72 Hill street. Biddeford. to James streets, Saco, to say pray-pay respects   l0   Peter  Martin.jcrs for Theodore C. Corneau I hose attending will assemble at. KED IN ORBIT - Igor Ter-Ovanesyan hurtles 26 feet, 10 inches at the Millrose Games at New York's Madison Square Garden. The lanky Russian beat Ralph Boston for the first time while wiping out the American's world indoor broad jump record. v p. m. al the Eagles home on Birch street. TO SAY PRAYERS Members of Lafayette Court, Catholic Order of Foresters, will meet tonight at 7 at the Cote Fun-'eral home, corner of Beach and Hill street, Biddeford. SERVICES SET Funeral services for Peter Martin will be conducted Saturday at 9 a. m. form St. Andre church, Biddeford. Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. al the Emond Funeral home, 72 (Continued from Page One> would be subject to court review. They would serve only in some 200 counties, mainly in five Southern states, in which less than 15 per cent of any racial group is registered to vote. Officials described the bid for interim referees as important because in terms of time Negroes might be able to register and vote immediately rather than in two or three years. Other Requests Kennedy had two other requests, applicable only in federal elections. One was for a specific ban on the application of different tests and standards to different people. The other was for a declaration J that anyone with a sixth grade education is presumed to be literate. Since a presumption could be challenged, this latter proposal would be less stringent than a provision of a literacy test bill that fell by the wayside in the last Congress. Last year's measure would have made it a rule of federal law that anyone who passed the sixth grade was literate for voting purposes. While he was at it, Kennedy urged every remaining state legislature to join the 13 which have ratified the proposed 24th Amendment to the Constitution which would outlaw the payment of poll taxes as a requirement for voting. Kennedy had no legislation to recommend in the realm of racial discrimination in employment. But he held a sort of club over labor unions accused of discrimination, saying he hoped administrative ways and means: Mrs. Josephine Hanson, Mrs.   Pauline   Rumery and Mrs. Arlene Freeman, refreshments;   Brendan   Twomey, Ally.  .John   Harvey   and   Mrs. Eleanor Stackpole.   public   relations and campaign:  and Atly. George Brickates, Mrs. Ethel Day land, were elected co-chairmen j and Nicholas Scontras, legislative, for the 11th annual convention, to   Discussion took place on future be held in Old Orchard Beach appointments to the board of re-May 24-25-26 with headquarters at' gistration and the police and fire the Brunswick hotel. , i commission,  and a report was Other officers named were Mrs. j given by the delegate to the Joan Tenan. Old Orchard Beach, j County committee on a recent in charge of guests; Mrs. Rutin meeting held by that group. Nickerson, good fellowship; Mrs. The Saco City committee un Mildred Fuller. Portland, regis-1 animously voted to endorse the tration: Mrs. Frances Allen. Old; efforts of Mayor J. Edward Whe-Orchard Beach, gifts; Mrs. Juliet! Ian to have a district court lo-Carleton, Bath, attendance award; cated in the Dyer library at Saco, and rituals; Mrs. Manoogian, in and it was voted to have Mayor charge of Past Department Pres-I Whelan as guest speaker at the idents banquet; Mrs. Fuller and I March committee meeting. Airs. Migner, publicity. |   Seventeen   members   attended The next committee meeting the session presided over by will be March 25 at post 25. Porl-i'^r'c Fmens, chairman, and re land, following the stale execu- freshments were served following tive committee meeting. line meeting. tinued for 10 days and to be automatically continued for an additional 10 days and again automatically for a third 10-day period to allow New Hampshire officials sufficient time to obtain a Governors warrant that will allow them to extradite Lemieux. Bail was set at $2,000 and Lemieux was taken to the York county jail at .Alfred. The defendant is wanted in Keene, N.H., on a felony charge and has been charged with illegal flight to avoid prosecution. The allegded offense occured on February 16 in Keene. Trooper Robert Janson was the arresting officer and the Keene Police department was represented by Sgt. Albion Metcalf and officer John Byrnes. Two Cars Collide On Biddeford Street Two Biddeford residents es caped injury this morning when their cars collided on Cleaves street. A 1958 sedan driven by Raoul C. Laflamme, 53, of 474 Alfred street, and a 1956 sedan operated by John Edward Laforge, 22, of 141 Cleaves street crashed at approximately 8 a. m., today. At press time there were no estimates of damage. Robbery Now Self-Service KANSAS CITY, Mo. Wl - A bandit showed a pistol to clerk Lloyd A. Anderson Wednesday night and demanded the money in the liquor store's cash register. "Get it yourself," Anderson retorted. "This is a self-service stoic." The holdup man helped himself. The loss hasn't been determined. Biddeford (Continued from Pa*: One) felt Delage's bid, while actually not the lowest, was in effect the best bid due to willingness on hia part to supply all new buses-John A. Snell, chief of the bureau of vocational education, State Department of Education, addressed the board on the subject of vocational training at the high school level. Snell reported that ;. the state would reimburse one ; half the teachers salary in a vocational or "trade school" system. Many questions were put to Snell by board members. They discussed the possibility of a modified "on the job training" system and Snell gave a lengthy report on pending legislation on ar~ ea vocational training schools. He addressed the group on the request of Superintendent Raymond Kenneally as part of the board's delving into the subject of a possible addition of a vocational training course that might be integrated into the present high school system. Snell pointed out that Kennebunk has an "on the job training" program at present, and in his opinion it is a highly successful venture. He pointed out that three other communities in the state have a similar plan and added he felt that next fall will see many more schools getting into the plan. Learns Trade ' The "on the job training" plan, in the most cases, consists' of the student putting in three hours at the high school studying basic courses such as English and mathematics plus an allied subject which pertains to whatever field they are preparing for. The student then works for at least three hours a day in an actual plant, learning a trade. Snell pointed out this system is often warmly welcomed by industry but he warned the board that the system also carries many administrative headaches and is not a plan to jump into without serious reflection on all sides of the question. Snell distributed' literature a-mong the board members that pertained to the legislative bills that would create area vocational schools. -'- In other action Kenneally reported that he had awarded three contracts for paper to be used in the school system. The board had previously instructed him to prepare the bids and to use his dis-cression on the awarding of the contracts. Kenneally said that the /paper was divided into three classes and the. successful bidders included, Cascade Paper company, unit number one, $2,361.35; Milton Bradley, unit number two, $297.44 Gledhill Bros., unit number/three, $340.83. Kenneally said that the savings to the school system by purchasing in this manner, as opposed to the previous system of purchasing in comparatively small lots when needed, amounts to $1, 285. A', letter from' the- Biddeford Teachers association salary committee that requested an informal meeting with the board was read. The board instructed Kenneally to make arrangements for the meeting on a night that the board has a light agenda. A report by Fire Chief Arthur King and City Electrical Inspector Samuel Lacerte on an inspection tour of the Washington street, Emery and Junior High schools was read. Kenneally reported that the few faults found have either I been corrected or are in the pro-[cess of being repaired. - i away Alcatraz, a prison of bne isort of another since 1858. It's too 'costly to restore. Among 38 cons moved off the rock Tuesday was Mickey Cohen, Los Angeles racketeer doing time for income tax evasion. They sent him to Atlanta. The prison is expected to be empty by July  1. PARKING? NO PROBLEM-Here's a Roman who scoffs at the Italian capital's parking problem. Vito Pecori simply picks up his miniature auto and "walks it to any convenient space. Vito draws on professional tricks to mold and'"legaTaction'would^ make" leg"- himself into the tiny car. He's a contortionist, islatioa unnecessary.     i - Alcatraz Prison Getting Emptier ALCATRAZ, Calif. (AP).-"The Rock" was clown to 64 convicts today. ' Only a year ago, the island prison near San Francisco's Golden Gate housed 260. In its time, it has held some of the nation's toughest cons-Al Capone, Alvin (Creepy) Karpis and Basil iThe Owl) Banghart. Now it's being phased out. Salt air, wind and time are wearing NOTICE THOM FLOWER SHOP 266 Main St., Saco Will Be Closed March 1 Thru March 31. 1963 Re-opening April 1,1963   

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