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Assabet Valley Beacon (Newspaper) - July 2, 1964, Acton, Massachusetts VALLE T r VOLUME NUMBER 18 ASSABET VALLEY HEACON July HUM Price 10 cents ctons Land Bill Wins Solons Fireworks Display Tonight MAYNARD The May nard American Legion Posts annual fireworks display will take place at their Crowe Park carnival this evening Thurs day at 11 Longtime Legionnaire Joe told the HEACON I that this years display will be la well worthwhile takein for residents of the SERVED SINCE 1951 I Duggan Steps Down From BdL of Health Seeks To Iron Out Army Well Fiasco Martin V ACTON The resignation of Mar tin Duggan from the Acton Board of Health by his fellow members of the Board June He stated that thepress of business made it impossible to Duggun has served on the lo cal board of Healthsince and has been acting agent for board since the resignation of Irvng Davis two years ago He also resigned bis position of Acting The two remaining members of the Board are chairman Robert Heustis and Jay HeuHis will be acting agent for the time being to cope with any immediate prob The Board expects to met with the Seleclmen in the near fut ure to appoint a They al so hope to appoint a fulltime a position they have been advertising to The job pays about per SUBSCRIBE TO THE BEACON ELECTRIC SHAVERS REPAIRED FRANKS BARBER SHOP 570 West Acton FLORAL FASHIONS FLORIST Francis Floral Arrangements Flowers wired anywhere Phone CO 34752 Main Acton Water Supply Level Continues To Drop MAYNARD The May nard Commissioners had five guests at their meet ing last Tuesday night and the visitors fired a myriad of questions concerning the water supply at the Commis sioners and came away with the information that The reservoir water level went down another inch during the past 6 days Commissioners Michael Barilone and Gerald Nee visited the Sudbury Water Commissioners last Monday to attempt to get the Army land well project off the ground and The doesnt fa vor a system of small munici pal wells spread throughout the The five Maynard residents who visited Commissioners seeking information a bo u t May nards critical water situation were R u o f f John TWberr LSlasand George Commissioners Michael Barilone and Gerald Nee answered a I 1 of their questions for them while Com missioner John Tobin was appar ently busy recording the proceed ings for Barilcne told them that the hold up in Maynards being able to util ize a well on Army ammu nition dump property in Sudbury has been most disheartening to the missioners and both he and Nee j visited the Sudbury Water Commis sioners this past Monday evening in an effort to get the ball Barilone said that the holdup is more the fault of Sudbury than the Army and that Sudburys attempt to regain the por year that it on leasing the well that Maynard now wants has thrown a monkey wrench into t h e negotia tions had been expected to progress MAYNARD IS SO SMALL When one of the visitors asked why the town of Maynard does not sink and pump from a series of low er yield wells to suppement the wa ter Nee answered that it would be to utilize wells that yielded less than 300 or 350 gallons a When a visitor not start just a few wells a mile or so Nee is so small that anything a mile apart would end up out of THE CHART GAME Donald who was on the volun teered the information that the wa ter level at the White Pond reser voir went dowi an inch during the last week and Nee Then I must be looking at the wrong Barilone fig lire that the level has gene about a halfinch a This disagreement over1 the statis tical accuracy of the rec ortls started the weekly examina tion of a myriad of and compilations and with each proponent sticking to his Only Tobin did not engage ii this phase ol the evenings as he ccntinued his penmanship ef fects which later brought a remark from cant read this IS THAT ALL The friendly and amicable session ended when Tobin finally looked IP from his writing chores and asked are there any other ques tions we can answer for The visitors thanked the commis sioners for their time and indul gence and departed frcm the May nard Municipal ACTONS OWN The Acton Minutemen led by Walter Johnson are shown s along smartly during last Saturdays gala anniversary parade in HKACOX STAFF IMIOTO Eaton Beats Down Four Crippling Amendments ACTON The own of Actons halfaloaf Senate version of their bill to have 25 acres of Concord Reformatory farm land sold for industrial development is just a skip and jump away from Governor Peabodys quill pen and be ing signed into The Senate approved halfaloaf measure passed the House of Representatives by a 11 to vote this past Mon day nijiht following John stonewall defense against a barrage of amendments that would have rendered the bill practically useless to the Acton Industrial Development could be expected within a very short lie that ho had to fight the amendments in the House because they would have not only crippled the bill but any change would have meant the measure would have i back to the Senate and be act ed upon bv that body once again instead nl bting ready for enactment WAS IIKADK1 KOH STUnV The Senate inti ami put through the upper by Get Your Own Water j DPW Says Nix to High School Plea MAYNARD The Maynard Boaid of Public Works has unanimously turned ciown a request from the High School Building Committee which sought permission to water the new Xv landscaped and seeSecl grounds at the site of the new Maynard High School on Great Commissioner John Tobin said that the landscaping was done by contiact and it would lie the con pioblem to obtain He said tha there are water holes adjacent to the school from which the landscape1 could pump Neither Commissioner Michael Bar ilone nor Gerald Nee disagreed with Tobins sentiments not to exempt the Building Irom the cui rent water ban The Commissioners nsseited that the ban applies to all town depart ments mid even the Municipal Build ing lawn cannot be Stow Turns Down Earth Removal Application STOW At a meeting of the Board of Appeals on June i was voted unanimously to deny the application of Harold Lundy for a permit for earth removal for Sudbury Road Objection to his proposed opera tions has been presented both at the regular hearing held on Lundys SAVE MONEY BUSCEMIS Market 179 MAW STREET MAYNARD OPEN ON SATURDAY TURKEYS C Ib BROILERS Save BOILED HAM SaveSOc Ib Top Round STEAK Save 20c RUMP STEAKS SaveSOc COMPLETE LINE OF Domestic and Imported BEER and WINE The Board also decided under legal interpertation of the earth re moval it was in order that they reverse their previously announ ced djcisicn regarding the status of operations in existence previous t enactment of the present Chair man David Brewer explained that the Boards decision was made after careful study of the and that only operations in existence prior t the original enacted in could be declared Any including those operations started between 1949 and October 1963 date of present laws aiactment must now apply for a permit and appear at a public WANTED GIRL FRIDAY For parttime office work near center of Must have 4year col lege typing experi Art skills an hour to Working hours Call Webster 3695946 Maynard Policemen Break i Record in Solving Crime MAYNARD The May nard Police broke some sort I of a record for solving a crime ast Friday as it took them exactly five minutes to i up the three culprits who j made off with a case of wine i from a delivery truck i on Main The hi their anxiety j to get at the wine while were still fleeing from the ripped away at the twelve bottle carton and left a trail of cardboard scraps which led the Police to their I drinking rendezvous on the railroad tracks behind the Maynard Post i in the five min i utes that from the I time they spirited off the i spirits to the time the Police nabbed they had al i ready emptied three of the i bottles and raced to empty three more when they saw the Police headed toward The three culprits who were described by the Police as not exactly social drinkers were hauled off to the May nard bastille and are now en joying a summer vacation at the Bridgevvater Correctional Lake Boon Group To Disouss Plans STOW The first meeting of the 1904 season ol the Lake Boon As is scheduled for tonight Thursday at H at Association All members and reidents of Lake in anyone interested in the should plan to he present as information cxi the following sub jects will be presented The Present status of the Weed Control program The Barn Dance A dis cussion of a new Water Safety Com mittee The Annual Association Foot Sale to be held on August at the Hall Tile Seasons End Field and Water Sports Special recognition will be paid to person present whose residence at Lake Boon dates back the as Phil Association pre sident Come on you oldtimers Lets see which of you has really been here longer MaynardMan Charged With Tire Iron Robbery Sudbury Police have lodged armed robbery as sault with a dangerous weapon charges against a Maynard Depart ment of Public Works Michael ol Filth Street Gilbert allegedly assaulted with a tire iron and robbed William Madi son of Concord of W33 in park ing lot of the 117 House in Sudbury neasJnthf earlf last Tuesday j Gilbert appeared before I Louis Farley iti Frarninghmn I District Court last Saturday morn ing and was released in bail on each count as the contin ued July j According to the Sudbury received a call from the Km 1 erson Hopital at Tuesday morning informing them tliat Madi son had admitted to the hos pital for treatment ol ten lacera tions and that he said they were tin result of his being assaulted in At the Sudbury Police received a call from Police telling them that wife had altered a complaint her husband had not only been as I saulUd but was robbed of l The Sudbury Poliee jivestigitiiiil Madisons co previous evining and 1 trail led to the 117 Tht i lice1 interviewed the bartender the parons who were and eame up with Gilbert as a On Friday Gilbert was interrogat ed at the Sudbury Police Station am thp Polle Vrtported that he confess ed to the According lo the Sudbury i Madison u a s Buying for the hoy e at thi1 117 and Men he Itll and sa in his eat in inpark ing Gilbert iillegedy i i shortly afterwards parted I mm the tinned a short tinu later1 letledly and robbed MatH uho WHS still sitting in his Police claimed tin as sault was made with a Tin1 Police recovered tiv I from and sum WMS thttotal annum1 that had not Gilbert is employed In the Tret Department of tin and lias worked lor the town for j two hamber Senator Charles 01 on last IniCi ione baik to he House Ways and Means Conimitlee Iriiin whence it reunited out last Fr day bundled in a packae of thirty othei bills and lor lurther dilative Kalon o I 1 the HIIAtoN that the have amounted to a virtual dileal Of bill so he kept a vigil On tle lloor ol the House un il the package study i ecommenda tion of the Ways and Means Com mittee linally came up for action Monday successlul in getting the Acton bill pulled oir of the package aim consideied the House on its own merits an individual A rather unpredicted uish of oppo sition to the ha Ialoaf version of Actons original bill then came to the loie and a long legislate battle ensued ufieiem Katon was lul in mustering enough suppoi t to Ivfejit four amendments which would have the bill ue less to the Industrial IVwInp menl The louse then adjourned lor a dinner hour lecess wi hout havint come to a final vote on Acton bill and used the time to bieak into dinners all over Beacon Hill and lobby for tin passage of Actons His elforts paid off and when the House ecomened the bill passed by a llli o lii ALL Follouing thi victory Katon told the thai the b all set and a routine ment arid the Governors sit CLAIMS La RUE IS ALWAYS LATE Mistretta NcnCommittal About Resignation Ask La Rue Genuine Rift Appearing Among Planning Board MAYNARD Carlo Chairman of Planning re fused to eonlitm or deny any intent ion of resigning from his post on the when contacted this Mistret a claimed he didnt know what Board member Robert LaRue was talking about when LaRue ex ploded after the Planning Board failed to a quorum for the sec ond meeting in succession and ver bally wondered what the missing Chairmans plans to resign or ASK Mistiv ta said to ask LaRue what he Mistetta planned to As for his not being present at one of the be said he had a deaia in the family and the other time had pel sonal He worted that LaRue had not at londed a recent meeting because ul a death and in fact had been late to almost every meeting since being elected to Hie Boaid in lie charged that LaRue actually had mised two meetings since ther while he MistrettaI hud missed on ly three in eight years on the In answer to statements of dif firilces of opinion between the tw Mistretta claimed his was ex He reported there was oiilv one meeting in which theie any reil dilleience and said this is what were to discuss dillercnt He remaiked that he couldnt un delstand win LaRue should be up et over last noting that Board members Charles McDonald i and Dick Stone had been present iinil it ft before LaRue arrived Ihree members must Iv present for a 1 While Mistretta made no direct statement as to his future1 intentions en the Board he implied that he 1 would remain until his term was up 1 Driver Injured as Gar Hits Summer Street Pole MAVNAHD This Monday evening Thomas of Tcwnsend crashed into a pole on Summer and had to he rushed to the son Hospital where nineteen stiches weie taken in and about his The mishap took place at when his Covair apparently went nut Two Year Old Boy Struck By Gar on Railroad Street MAYNARD Two year old Bruce Mauro nf li Railroad S t i e e was wasnt stiuek a car and injured on Rail road Street at approximately this past Monday The child was rushed to the Km erson Hospital by Police Officers Guy Peiillo and Joseph Falco after a Po lice all to obtain local medical assistance Tlic child who w as reported to have sustained injuries to his back i and was treated at the Km erson by Doctor The driver of the Chevrolet sedan j which struck the Mauro diild was Andriaiius Vanderweghe of Av and Go Peabodys BILL HAS FLAWS The Senator Olson sponsored bill roin the Industrial De velopment Commissions original measure in that the Correction De in joint effort with the State will sell the land insead of the town of there is no time limit set upon these two departments as to when they must sell the land by public or private sale and this has i disturbed Eaton and several tnem lies of the Acton Commission who fear that the lack of a time limit eonM prompt the Depart TURN7 TO PAGE TWO DPW Commissioners Deluged The Fifth Column Strikes in Maynard MAYNARD When asked as to how the water ban is being cooper ated with by the residents of May the Commissioner said fine nut shortly alter ihe ban went into effect last Friday they were plagued with phone calls blowing the whistle on this neighbor and that neighbor who were apparently I was I the ban and watering their enact Commissioner John Tobin said he received four separate calls about one Great Road resident who was allegedly watering his lawn anrfmade a personal visit to the scene of the alleged crime only to discover the man had dug his own well and ising town The Commissioners said that al most all ol the calls they re ceived were unjustified since inves tigation showed that the accused were either1 drawing from wells or pumping waterfrom the Assabet Loans to Homeowners Monthly Payment per include both Interest ud Consolidate your Loam up to SUMNER INVESTMENT Call collect day or for detail on 2 AIR CONDITIONED Roomi SWIMMING POOL MOTEL Acton CO 37765 THE ROSLEY MOTEL In Littleton HU on Routes 111 A 2 minutes west of Mi HI minutes east ol Fort Our Dairy Bar open daily noontil 10 Subscribe to the BEACON ON VACATION THE HOME CIFT SHOP Starting July again July 9 562 MASS WEST ACTON STARTINC JULY SUMMER CLEARANCE THE APPAREL SHOP 41 Main Concord ALL SALES FINAL CASH ONLY SUMMER 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