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   Acton Beacon (Newspaper) - August 15, 1957, Acton, Massachusetts                                 3Bew All-Star tew tfcat pwfermed IWjby la the LHUe-te*f»e World •Muua, Don Lee. Billy DeBeea, I***;*; •B are:  George l^ililiiii^ WI /BWBhi  members of the    Talk  M»hip play-offs that difeehkri ti this month. L-R seated aval Wi » Jarvi, and Hairy GonhL Ski  I Gunn, Joe Ugkvkh, Retort I  WA' ■ I III' tSSm    f:  /    , £u '    :    - -/is ,v V* •  IWS  I  CION  price set**  BEACON, Thursday, Aug. IS, 1957  Scott Company Here September  ■  WM Aa enthusiastic group of boosters for a little league for the towns of Boxboro and Acton turned out to a meeting in Acton town  August 7 aud approved a constitution for a new league, heard com-K;;^7pl.^>77/:.7-v777777l astttee reports, saw a nominating committee appointed, and gavel  I tho new league a italicto kftfad 0k- Colonial Little League I fgymy H|yHMll Mil  3; To Start With ms Employci  ,' The meeting was attended by the Little League’s district rep-  resentativ 0  who called it one of  I the most enthusiastic meetings! ho had aver attended* The next! meeting of th* League will bel held Wednesday, September 4 at! the town hall at 8:15 p.m. | Kendall Prentiss divested affairs of the evening el ecting chairman mid sailed upon various! committee chairmen to give re-1 ports* H. W. Flood of the Lions reported that the organisation of I which he is a member would like to maim available the umpires! needed to ^odtdate at the games! next year*, Mrs." Louise Trembley stated, that her committee was| working hard to organise « booster club for mothers, and would! start on a drive to get mothers! interested in th* new league, pro-1 bably in September, ft is planned,) she stated, to get woxhen to son-] tribute a small amount of money to the caus a  as well as time, if hoped to avoid the necessity of holding tag days by having local mothers and interested women | tak A  aa active interest in helping] to raise money for the League.® Cedric Thatcher gave a report for tho Field Committee. Hean-nounced that the tqwn was working on a field in back of the town hall} which could he used for I ga*# by the minor leagues. He stated that James- Kinsley, of Kin-] slay Head had stated that he would make available the field near his home for the construction of a baseball (field. This I  brasil ia Aetwi  MAYNARD—Ralph F. Smith,!  ' ’' 7\77 ’ -.i;.7 ; ' 'V;' 1  7 7l 44 » formerly of Lincoln Street, I ' ’' }/\ 77 ’ -.' \ *7 * I- 7 ; 7  ‘ v ''' \7died  at  his home in Withersfield, J  HsBHBBBBUBhBBI^^    suddenly Monday evening.!  ■ACTON — Route 2A was the I.He was born in Maynard, son of! scans of an accident' last Saturday the late George and Rhoda (Bow-1 at ten forty five in, tho evening, or) Smith, and received his edu-l [when a car being driven by Rd- cation in Maynard Schools. I ward T. Bryne of iUUeton, trav- Mr. Smith was a Past Master] eling west on SA, went out of of tile Charks A. Watch Lodge of [control.    AF 4 AM, Maynard. He also was  ■The car swerved to the left side I  a  member of the Shrine Shrinx Sf the mad and went 92 feet off I Temple, of Hartford. He left [the south shoulder of the road. Maynard about nine years ago. I fl Robert Banks of new Estate I . Surviving him ar e  his wife, [Road, Littleton was a passenger Alice (Stow) Smith, and throe [in tho car. The driver, Byrne, re-1 daughters, Mis s  Rhoda, Judith. Scrived a broken nose and several and Elisabeth all of Withersfield. cuts. The passenger, Banks, re-1 One sister Mrs. Russell DeOrsey [calved lacerations of the left ear I of Maynard. land chin as well as other cuts. I    .    . ,J  ■Both men were taken to the Funeral services were held  JEmerson Hospital in the Acton Wednesday in Hartford followed (Police cruiser where Dr. Piper by a graveside Masonic Service examined and treated the injured, in Glenwood Cemetery, conduct-1 I The damaged car was towsd to led by members of local Masonic| Ithe A and M Garage in West Ac- Lodge. _  I ton.    _    BWBBM  I Officer Scribner investigated Raid WMWllHt BBBBB  Ithe accident and Chief Collins took I I pictures at the scene of the acci-1 MWHjRlI HI  ACTON — Tho reconstructions ^Main street from the church to) pUMilS HMriigt    Prospect Street in South Acton has  MAYNARD—The H. H. Scott Company expects to bteomphftely settled in its new plant by September 3, according to the firm’s treasurer, Victor Pomper. Operations will have been completely moved here by that time and it is expected that between 140 and 160 people will be employed, many of them local.  The HH. Scott Company, well-  that the state engineers, after a  I survey, discovered'that the cest of  would be lofted to th e  new  league for a very small consider-  Present plant call for the huil-dig of two diamonds on the Kinsley property. One would b e  used for practice, the other for regularly scheduled games. He stated that presently it is thought that thg younger population of the town was sufficient to support eight league teams, four in the Major and four in .the Minor league. Under league rules, major league teams may not consist of more than 15 players. However, minor league teams may have more than this number on| their roster. This makes it possible for at least 120 boys to play ball in the 8-12 year-old bracket!  Theron Lowden read the constitution which had been drawn up) by bk committee and it was adopted with a few minor changes.!  The equipment committee’s report was given by William Chan-! donait. He stated that it would cost between 8850 and $1150 to equip each team with everything it would need, except for baseballs.  change., in the zoning by-Uws town meeting last Hareh.Hlte The first hearing scheduled, for    *    ^^|B  |8 p.m., concerns the request of the The selectmen will submit ani  editor of the BEACON, Earle article at the next town meeting  Tuttle, to have land in South Ac-1 asking for this amount. Under  ton, presently coned residential, Chapter 90, the state would pay  zoned industrial. Mr. Tuttle In-160% of the cost of construction,I  tends to btiild a plant there for the county 20% and the town the  [the publication of newspapers. remaining 20%. The town actually!  iThe second hearing, scheduled put up 6,000 for the project. This  for 9 pan. is on the petition of figure would be raised to about)  Frazer Laflin to have land he owns  in South Acton rezoned from resi-^B^^BBBBBBBBBBB  dential to business. This was pre- Discount House To Open!  ial town meeting last April, but was turned down by the Attorney General’s office on a technicality.  feeuimsMaa Hi Mains  uonsirncnoii ut mw ElMRMtaly School To Start in Seton  known in sound amplifying and eledtronics field, has been in Cambridge for the past ten years, and will occupy a new 8200,000 plant located near the Maynard-Acton line. The company plans to have a “no holds bared” open house about November I to which various dignitaries and the public will be invited.  Employe needs stated—  Positions still open at the HH. Scott Inc., are for 40 to 60 women to work on the assembly line who will work with simple hand. tools in wiring units which are very similar in appearance to household . radios. Each girlwill ‘mstall 5 to IO pieces' in a set, pass it to the girl next to her for subsequent installations. This work requires good manual dexterity and good eyesight. Girls applying for this sort of work should enjoy working rapidly as part of a team.  Mechanical Assemblers are needed to operate riveting presses and do simple bench assembly with a variety of hand tools. Good manual dexterity is necessary.  There are positions open for Inspectors. The^ are positions for girls experienced in the. inspection of wiring and soldering or other similar electron!# units or components.  For a younger person there is a position as Office Messenger. This is a job involving general work. This girl should be able to handle typing and filing. This position will able a girl to legrn how an office operates and will get to do a variety of office work.  The Production Office is in need of a woman who likes to work with figures, i 8  able to type, file, etc.  Another position is that of Receptionist- Switchboard Operator to operate the company switchboard and handle clerical work.  Secretary is needed for the Purchasing Department. She will handle orders for supplies and equipment. She should be ablg to write letters and handle correspondence to and from suppliers. Some knowledge of purchasing work or experience as a buyer will be helpful.  The company offers the average  Roger (Crafts chairman of the! Team Sponsor Committee, stated! that IO.- firms were being contact-ed to sponsor little league teams.l None h*d definitely committed | itself, with the exception of the Bursaw Oil Company. A repre-| sentative state that his firm) would gladly sponsor one of the]  A nominating committee was] appointed by acting Chairman) Wendall Prentiss, and will sub-) mit a slate at the League’s next] meeting. Hie committee, consist of Roger Crafts, Norman Lown-I bury, and Arthur Conquest-!  Avis Internation-  ’  f  . .    . Cl, Inc., a discount house located >  4  , / .  t - 7. J  4 ' ' ‘  Monday,    announced  ,    ;    I of Acton and Russell Ormrod of  ["[Sudbury. This firm will feature    / 7 . *7  jewelry, appliances, luggage,  ACTON* Consto^i^ion of Ac- J  verware> an( j other gift items at!    • _ * , ' *  #  •  1   ton’s new elementary school will discount prices.^^^^^^^^  get underway about the end ofriy.  y ; %   September; it has been revealed  by Norman McIntosh of the per-    WSk,    IU    /&'    f-i    H    BMHBB  imanent building ^ t.      ,y-|Miiiiiii    f   niiifAiMMlSiiiii  'i iimillill tiiilillillOlliiiiNlll illmiiliagMMmill  benefits to its employees such as BH [Blue Cross and a company con-§111 tributary sickness and accident pX-plan. which pays employees dur.[IHI ing time lost because of accidents H| or illness. They offer eight paid^H Sholidays and two weeks’ vacation after ^wo years’ service. Tho kt-fljjj Iter is a ranged so that every em-HH iploye with over three months’ §§■ Iservice gets some paid vacation wm Stime. The work week is a forty BIK hour week starting at 8:15 a rn.Bl Sand finishing at 5 p.m., Monday BB I through Friday. iKey Personnel—  I Heading the key personnel andgB management of this concern kB Herman H. Scott, President andH I Chief Engineer, who has degrees prom Massachusetts Institute of^B |fifteen years with the Generali Radio Comapny,. during the lat-jter time as Executive Engineer'*  Sin charge of Audio Frequency,  I Acousical, Broadcast, and simi-jlar development work.  J Mr. Scott is inventor of the RC I Oscillator (as manufactuied by I General Radio Company. Hew-llett-Packard, etc.) RC tuned cir-I cults, the Dynamic Noise Sup-[pressor, and other devices. He is ■designer of the present Un© of ■sound and vibration measuring m3. ■equipment manufactured by. #^ company that bears his name, as I well as much of th A  current kaC^ manufactured by the General " ■Radio Co. He is the former Chair-Sman of the Boston Chapter of'Sfy ■the Institute of Radio Engineers. la Fellow of the Institute of Radio ■Engineers, th e  Acoustical Society 7': jof America, and the Audio Rn- 3 Igineering -Society.  ■O t h e r personnel assisting ijScott are Victor H. Pomper, Asst. TSI [General Manager; Edmond G.7 ■Dyett, Jr., Purchasing Agent; [Daniel R. von Recklinghausen, [Chief Engineer; Thomas D. Coe,  ■ Senior Mechanical Engineer (on [leave of absence for ‘military service); James W. Casey, Production Manager; Edward J. Duffy, *  I Office Manager; Marvi C. Gross-[man, Advertising and Sales Pro-  II motion Manager; Linwood A.  :  I; [Morrell, Personnel Manager; [Leon Maloof, Production andrMe-[thods Engineer; George Jumes,  I Assistant Purchasing Agent;  ;fj Erie Bardeen, Service Manager.  »Im  rn  will be a 20 room affair with design very similar to what was discussed at the March town meeting when a $780,000 bond issue was voted.  Specs for the new school were drawn by Architects Collaborative of Boston. It is expected that construction of the new school will take about two years.  Hast Estate Transfers  I Real estate to exchange hands t I ^ -7'77 4 ''  Ithis week is, in Acton John R. lElander & Son Inc., sold a house to Edwin F. Von Iderstine et ux,  |in Mohegan Rd., West Acton. The |v77^l7 '71 77 -7t 7 Isame contractors also sold a new I . I  ihoine to Don R. Van Eeghen r‘ 17, v 777777 lux in Mohegan Rd. John R. Jack-  Ison et ux, sold a house to Robert IJ. Hoey et ux ,in Orchard Drive.  ■In Maynard, Ralph D. Lent et]    •!  basoid a home to Robert D. Mac- ■ ;•.' • Tj /i '^V;l et ux, on lot* 15-16 in  IHpst Emma Q.    Pw  at WlBlamapJg   

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