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Acton Beacon (Newspaper) - April 24, 1958, Acton, Massachusetts m RICE SEVEN CENTS iSltFTheNavy F AC O N r MAYNARD EDITION The 1958 Master Planning For Acton Discussed State Official Presents Advantages Of Federal Program At Meeting Laurence Armour MAYNARD Laurence Have lock the son of and Havelock 18 Con cord has started training at the Great Lakes Training in According to his he has been recommended for the Naval Academy at Armour enlisted several weeks He is a graduate of Maynard High and was employed at the General Motors plant in Framingham previous to his en listment Panel Discussion To Feature MeetingOf Auxiliary ActonHoxboro I nit nl tin Kinerson Hospital Auxiliary will MHiL April at the home of Charles Nagog Hill Acton Coffee will Inserved with the moeliiig follow at In a very informal panel dis highlights of the recent New Kngland Assembly will lupresented by members who uUend and by Miss Kltnira Administrator of Kmerson Past President Al bert Wunderly wZli also have points of comparison to make con cerning tlie Auxiliary program and that of other local Local committee chairmen will re port on their own It is hoped that members will make a real ellort to this which should be of con siderable general Mem bers are also urged to briny a friend or neighbor who might like to know more about her local hos pital and the work of its volun teer Mullin To Head Maynard PTA Special Class Exhibits Viewed April meeting of the Maynard Parent Teacher Association well Those in attendance heard Gladys Starratt who proved to be an inspirational She brought out in her talk the numerous and various ways that preju dice enters many persons lives without their of As a ministers wife she related interesting anecdotes pertaining to this stage of her in the During the evening there were exhibitions presented by the class es of the following special teaclv ers Manual Worsley i Fardy Household Miss Eve lyn Sawutx Special Class Lawrence Gomes Attendance banners were awar ded to the Junior High School class of Miss Keene The Coolidge School class of Leslie Sims the Roosevelt School class of Fardy and the Green Meadow School class of The following officers were un animously elected for the coming Leo Mullin First George Middle brook Second VicePresident Lauri Manning Recording Secre Richardson Miss Florence Wilder Reno Leo Mullin Operating Deficit At Emerson To Be Raised In May 5 To 12 annual campaign for the Emer son Hospital deficit fund appeal will bo conducted this year during the week of May Emerson like many other is a nonprofit Receipts from patients are not enough to cover the services to these Thus the remainder of these operating costs must be raised by public subscription from the people in the various towns of the Emerson Among the thirteen towns whose residents make a practice of using Emersons Concord and as the largest usersof the will as raise about seventyfive percent of the deficit through their com munity This year Atton and Bedford will raise their totaling through their United Fund There remains a quota of to be raised from the balance of the Sudbury and because of the fact that only a small percen tage of their residents use Emer son will be canvassed by Tn line towns Maynard and a house apliciation will take Sometime luring the week of May each household in these five towns can expect a neighbor to call answering ques tion about Emorson and receiving a The opening of a new wing last year Emerson Hospital a total of 85 beds and 22 To care 1or its Emerson has an active staff of 27 with 50 specialists available when There are GO registered nurses and 29 student and prac tical With oxygen incubators and other modern hos pital with the new Phy sical Therapy department for re Imbfliatioh Tot OuV with its Gift Shop and Coffee Lions On Safety Grusade In Maynard MAYNARD Police Chief Mi Chael in a c c o r with the Maynard Lions Club Safety has endorsed April as official Lions Safety Day Crusade in All Lions Clubs will participate in this safety campaign for motorists as a service in public Chief Zapareski com mends the spirit of Lions Inter national for their effort in the field of The chief states if this campaign saves the life of one person on the highway or helps prevent only one driving it can certainly be con sidered a most worthwhile contri Lion members will be out in force between the hours of distributing safe ty The police department has designated the traffic light in tersection as one vantage point and the other at the junction of Great Road and Main Street to be patrolled by the As of this there has been i greater number of fatal acci dents in Massachusetts than for the same period last Most of this highway slaughter is need less and It is with fer vent hope that Massachusetts Lions can contribute in some mea sure towards safer and saner driv ing Grange Has Plates For Sale ACTON John Taylor Aciorl Chair man of the Home arid Community Service Acton Grange received so many requests for the Library memorial plates that she reordered and now has some on for Proceeds of this sale will be used to improve the community of The deadline for entering the National Grange Sewing Contest is April 30 in time for Torkelsen to send the en tries in to National postmarked that She has received word that the dresses will be judged in Sudbury Town Hall on May 21 so they must be in to her on the Mon day May The judg ing will begin at noon on May 21 and until Po mona Grange meets that evening in the same Register Now For School In Acton who will en ter school in September 1958 may be registered any school day be tween the hours of and Forms for the require ed physical examination may be obtained the school if the child is to be1 examined by his own Smith will hold the pre school clinic at the ActonBoxiboro Regional High School on May 14 for the West section of town May 21 for the South section of town May 28 for the Birth and vaccination certificates must be presented to complete the Only children who were born on or before December 1952 are eligible to in ber There are no exceptions this For further call BayretT at Colonel v ACTOX An Official of the Massachusetts Department of Commerce said Monday Ap ril that small communities should develop a nirxstor plan to existing conditions and have it serve as a guide for the com munitys future growth and de Speaking a meeting of town officials in the Acton Town Leo assistant planning en gineer for the said a master plan would involve prepar ation of a series of development setting up of the neces sary codes and and a capital budget Young discussed The Ur ban Planning Assistance Pro He described it as a Fed eral setup that provides grants of matching funds to cities and towns under population when such communities lack ade quate planning He explained the Federal and State procedures for applying for the grants and gave a detailed de scription of master Young offered the full assistance of the Department of Commerces Planning Division in outlining a program for the community and in meeting some of the problems they might meet in putting through a Attending the meeting were members of the Board of Select Planning Board and Indus trial Development It was explained by Young that had been set up through an act of congress in for urban and that ap proximately would be left to complete the fiscal year beginning July 1 of this He said that with Federal acceptance of the towns in this state which are beingpresently considered by the government for federal the state will have used approxi mately of these He stated that this money is avail able and the towns should use He said that the money left would not be enough to complete next and that additional funds would probably be Under the Federal the towiri must pay at least 50 of the cost of the The Federal Gov ernments share of any Planning Program cannot be used until the project has been He emphasised that this meant that a town could not go ahead with planning anticipating government approval and expect the govern ment to contribute any money until after its He said that this would mean a delay of at least G months from the time an application for federal aid has been submitted until the time when the funds will be available and can be Any town which goes ahead during this interval would do so strictly on its The as explained by would engage one of a number of after inves The selection of the con he would normally be the function the Planning Board and other department heads to decide on what areas of Plan ning should be considered for a master He added that the town could withdraw from the program on SO days He also said that the Department of which acte as an agent for the federal government in this would in all case hold of the amount be after fawrttsr master revealed were land use population economic base com munity municipal fiscal future land school recreation munici pal industrial develop He also emphasized the need for a long term capital budget pro gram for the effectuation of poli He said that subdivision and xoning regulations could be re He stated that Acton has a sub stantial amount of industry com pared to other and that it was a relatively stable He added that of the towns residents are em ployed in He told those present that the government had set up matching funds to be used in the installation of Under tins program or of the cost of the whichever is will be paid by the He said that several towns in the state have been forced to put in sewerage The provision of and water are very important if a town wants to get industry into the he He added that almost every one of the 351 towns in the state would like to have more He empha sized that it wasnt a but had profited as he proved by Under the setting up of a capital budget he stated that a town should plan its capital ex penditures ahead on a five year He said that current income should be set aside for future pro He revealed that the average cost per town wag capita for a master This would be an actual cost to each resident of 75c Selectman Charles Pherson thought this was a small Based on this the town would need to raise about half of which would be paid by the A question period Child Psychologist Well Received than 70 members and Mazelle Tho wellknown child psycholo speak at the Friendship So cietys open meeting Monday Ap ril at the West Acton Baptist Children are too was the title of her talk in which she stressed the importance of and enjoyment of ones and at the same time maintaining a certain amount of Thomas warned against at tempting to mold a child after some other or in the pattern in which the parent wishes hiiti to Tmt advised rather letting him develop his own charcter and help him do this by love and sug Dorothy Eplund and June Framingham and Marilyn West comprised a trio of voices accompanied by June West who entertained with vocal selections bjefoiffi the social v si NQTABS Package
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