Fitchburg Sentinel, June 28, 1966

Fitchburg Sentinel

June 28, 1966

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Fitchburg Sentinel (Newspaper) - June 28, 1966, Fitchburg, Massachusetts Publiihlng The Newi For 127 ESTB. 1838 Vol. CXXVII FITCHBURG, MASS., 01420 TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 1966 gntircel 16 PAGES 4? Ctntf A Celivtrtd By Ciiritf THE WEATHIR Wirm SEE REPORT UN PAGE I 10 CENTS Collision At Disputed John Fitch Intersection Small Bus Overturns 5 In Family Injured Five members of one its roof. So great was the were injured at 9.38 this morn-impac! 'h1' thc scat cushions jing when their Volkswagon bus; and floor boards of the bus were flipped over onto its roof alter ;thrown out onto the street. Ptl. Leo P. Lorion of the Traf- a collision with an auto at John fic Division, who headed the in- Fitch Highway, Pearl St. and vcstigation. said he issued cita- Coolidge Ave. jously hurt. No one was seri- The accident was the sixth at tions at the scene to both drivers for failing to slow down at an in- tersection. Both will A LICKING GOOD four Fitch- burg lads cooled it in the warm, sticky tem- peratures Monday. They gathered around a chunk of ice for cool licks and the result was ever so refreshing. Temperatures soared over the 90 mark. The high was 92 and the low 61. (that intersection since warnings hut no stop signs on John Fitch Wl11 bc taken- receive court I way and Coolidgc Ave. were' The overturned bus and the Medicare Program To Start On Friday removed about one month damaged vehicle badly However, police replaced these hampered the traffic flow signs with four signs reading through the busy intersection. approaching each of Police were forced to close off the four entrances to the inter- section. Injured were Mrs. Yvonne A. traffic at Coolidge Ave.. Towns- end St. and John Fitch and also at North St. and John Fitch. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tile nation's hospitals are as ready as they can be for the start of the medicare program on Friday, officials say. Federal, state and local offi- cials concerned with medicare held news conferences through- out the nation Monday to dis- cuss the state of readiness of the program to provide hospital care under Social Security those (J5 and older. i For the most part, they pre-. the shortages were there before medicare and "only time and money" will alleviate them. "If there is a rush, we could have some said Hamilton Reid, administrator of Baptist Hospital in Kansas City. Dr. Caesar Portis, president of the Illinois Medical Society, said, "We do not have enough octors, nurses or beds. The By and large, however, the fficials said they expected the to and te needed care. Others admitted they weren't quite sure what to expect on rush to the hospitals by the eld- erly. will be able to han- dle the situation in cooperation Minnesota Hospital Association. Although many of the nation's physicians, through the Ameri- can Medical Association and other doctors' groups, vigorous- patient whose doctor wants to put him in a particular hospital on a particular day for treat- ment of a speicific illness might have to said Beatrice Bernstein, New York regional director for the Welfare Depart- ment. She reported that 73 per cent of the nation's hospitals have signed up for medicare, with more being processed daily. Mrs. Bernstein said that na- tionally 17.3 million elderly per- sons 91 per cent of those eli- signed up for hospi- tal care, which is free. A slight- crate. Phvsicians were counted. Tousignant. 42, of 94 Peterson1 Assisting Ptl. Lorion in the in- St., North Attleboro, who suf-'vestigation and traffic control fered a laceration of the Capt. Bernard J. Keenan of the head and a wrenched and Ptl. Emery J. Robichaud of neck, and her four children, Traffic Division and Ptl. were shaken up when thc ve- Wellesley J. Porter, Ptl. Louis jhicle flipped over. R. Scalzulli and Ptl. Alfred S. curity Administration office, 154 The children are Linda. the Uniformed Divi- Main St. "There questions will also be many about coverage, ac- count numbers, etc. by" hospi- tals, physicians, and certainly by the North Worcester County residents over age 65. Only time, experience and policy de- velopment will resolve and answer some of these questions. Our employes will do their best to assist any and all residents to obtain the information they he said. By this time most, if not all, persons covered under Medi- care have received a handbook explaining the provision of the health insurance. Sullivan sug- gested that people carefully read this material now rather than at a time when medical services are needed. He stated again that the Fitch- burg office is ready to render ,Carol, 6; Roger, 4: and Peter, '3. The father. Edgar P. Tousignant, 43, the operator, was not injured in the crash, which caused an estimated damage. All five were taken to Bur- bank Hospital in the municipal ambulance, directed by Fire Lt. Thomas J. Tiernan. Jr., and staffed by Pvt. Robert J. Cor- mier and Pvt, Joseph C. Lcger. They dent sion. The stop signs illegal because they had not been approved by the State Department of Public Works, were removed by Traffic ACCIDENT. Page 2 were treated by a rcsi- surgeon and later dis- charged. Police identified the second driver as Mrs. Marion V. Young. 56, of 54G Townsend St., who was also uninjured. Dam- ages were unofficially set by po- lice at to the Tousignant bus and to the Young auto. Police said the bus contain- ing the Tousignants, who are It's Oiticial- Circus To Join Parade July 4 Officials of the Clyde Beany- .sponsored by the Exchange Cole Bros. Circus reported of- Club of Fitthburg. ficially this morning that they: The four clergymcn-chairmcn FIVE HURT A North At- tleboro woman and her four small children were injured when the Volkswagon bus in which they were passengers, shown above, wis involved in a three-vehicle collision at John Fitch Highway, Pearl St. and Coolidge Ave. The bus, after the impact, flipped over onto its roof. AH five persons were taken by ambulance to a hospital. have moved back to 3.30 p.m.. the time of their July Fourth of the Civic Days program also appealed to industries and or- run as smoothly as possible. Telephone number of his dis- trict office is DI 5-4183. Office hours are from 9 m. to 4.30 p. m. 'across Pearl and onto John Fitch Highway, while the Young car was traveling up Pearl to- ward John Fitch. w.......................' ______ Ave matinee in order to give interested in enter Clvjc Days brigntjing floats in the holiday parade Today's Index Almanac Bridge Classified lift by including colorful ramacl tnc as: Comics elements in the line of march. The impact occurred when At the same time, the four The office will not be open on'Young auto struck the right rear clergymen-chairmen of the Civic! Friday or Monday this week be-lot the bus, turning it completely cause of the holiday weekend.'around and flipping the vehicle Days program and Mayor doctors' approval for admission. If troubles comes, the con sus was. it will come in those areas already short of medical facilities. "Medicare will highlight shor- tages." said W. D. Zerby. a re- gional director of the Depart- ment of Health, Education and he, cen.istuart Mounl of thc Nebraska spita Hospital Association, who said. "We don't expect anything the hospitals can't handle." Unpaid Dollar Fee Key To Cannon Return soon as possible. Several organizations arei jplanning to euter floats, the! J chairmen said, but they have! not as yet advised parade offi-j George J. Bourque invited alllcials veterans of the Viet Nam con-! Chief parade marshal Clar- flict to participate in thc July cncc J- Durkin and his assist" Fourth parade, scheduled to A dollar bill may be the pow er which will force the holders of two missing Civil War Can Fitchburg. is awaiting the re-H" to return them to Fitcl" action to medicare. I f Plri. Commis. "In these early days, night The whole thing has come to a parade, march off at 1 p.m. A spokesman for the five of- ficials said. "These boys arejaccording fighting hard for their country! chairmen. ants. Frank H. Norton. Daniel F. McKcnna and Daniel F. O'Connor are in the process of preparing the parade orders, to the Civic Days ine wnoie nef LUUIC iu n, point of denials and buck-pass-lhalfway around the world. ing. and the police are to sp-iefforts to keep America e---- Welfare, the federal agencylproblems will be raised." ni to be handling medicare. But Zerby.; Edward A. Sullivan, 51 !ees wmcn "f speaking in Trenton. N.J., said manager of the local Social Se- non once missing have no legaljment records two cannons right to hold on to them, the "loaned out in 1960 and two, Ex.A Col paid the city in 1960 and 1961 when the cannon were "loaned out" are not recorded cure city property confiscated illegally." The "they" mentioned above are officials of thc 9th Mas- sachusetts Battery. Army of the These men have to know who be participating so. advise the organisations Crossword......... Editorial Kamily Pages Movies........ Through Thc Years Personals Obituaries Television Sports ____1 14-15 ......7 ......7 6 4-5 5 C 2 ___ 13 7 10-11 800 Vocational Educators At FSC Parley More than 800 directors and teachers of vocational schools throughout the state are attend- ing the week-long conference sponsored by the Division of Vocational Education of the State Department of Education being held at Fitchburg State I College. The conference session opened {Monday with greetings extended i by Dr. George L. Mcrriam, I academic dean at the college, land by Education Commissioner iOwen B. Kicrnan. Walter J. iMarkham, state vocational edu- cation director, and John Shea, assistant, are also present for the session. Scheduled for discussion dur- ing the remainder of the week will be new trends in vocation- al education, manpower train- ing programs, the effect of tax laws on schools and other re- CONFERENCE. Page 2 and to halt the spread of com-jinvolvcd of where and when to munism should he and will a .spokesman said, by those people whom. "We hope that all float en- they are fighting to protect." 'rants will call the mayor's of- Bullock Ends 47-Year Savings Bank Association Richard Bullock, chairman ofimember of the auditing com- the board and vice-president oflmittee from 1919 to 1921, and as Fitchburg Savings Bank. 780 j a member of the Board of In- Main St.. announced his retire-ivestment. H( pnvileB usmg j'.of the bank Monday afternoon 'man of the board in 1953 In all, and never were received. on lours to celebrate the Civil As a result, those who have War's centennial. the remaining two of four can- According to Park Depart- All who desire to participate, he said, may contact the mayor's out that organizations spending considering time and effort in board feels. The group voted, therefore, to turn over its complete files on the cannon to the Police Depart- ment for further investigation and legal action to get biek the artillery pieces. Acting Chairman again in 1961. Those who re- ceived them-only admit seeing two, not four, and Granville office in City Hall and of a float would be ments will be made for their'disappointed if a "lack of corn- march, jmunicalions" renders "all this Roy Zinser_of futile." In thc invitation to thc Viet Fort Devens, advance man for In another highlight, Mrs. Evelyn F. Delage, 73 Pine St. his service in various capacitiel totals 134 years. who became the first woman in His father. Brigham N. Bui- Worcester County to receive ailock served as treasurer of the graduate certificate in Savings bank from 1894 to 1904. Banking, was cited by bank offi- cials. She was the third woman thc Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros, cir- Nam war veterans thc mayori'o receive a certificate from the 'American Institute of Banking. two, not lour, ana cus. said officials of that R.deout of Ashburnham, who u ,00 h ,0 tt'fls tn rpsfnre them, now savs' _ ____._ :_ .u- "lln so Robert S. Goldthwaitc. re- elected president of the bank, said "Mr. Bullock was a stal- wart member of bank commit- was to restore them, now says he restored none. Civic Days that itions, protests and draft-card burnings making the headlines, we should show these boys that we support them and will stand demonstra-i Mr. Bullock, who retired tecs aDd an officer." directing trustee of Burbanki The president also said: "Mr. Hospital after 30 years of service i Bullock has watched _thc bank'i early this year, was elected an honorary trustee for cannon in his barn three years wail' in ffeTivV'Days still are available along "They never paid the dollar, be restored. 0. i The holiday circus Main St. line of march and id their efforts 100 perjalong with Ernest C. Caouette, lacher seat accommoda- so therefore, they've had the! cannon five years on a grant.' Commissioner Chris. F. CANNON, Page 2 B'-'ance the matinee at 3.30 may be purchased at the the evening program at 8, arc mayor's office. Is Nothing Sacred? Alas, Bedbug, You're In The Army Now WASHINGTON (NBA) A whole new career in service to! his country may be open to thc lowly bedbug, thinks to the U. S. Army. Army scientists have been! working with these unfriendly in- sects and have discovered they cm tell when human beings are in their neighborhood But let the Army describe its newest weapon: The apparatus is an experi-1 mental device, known as a Whole Insect Personnel Detector. In- side an accordionlike instrument tnc normally quiescent is i small, wire container hous-.sfllsp (n, human effluents TO THE HANCH! hugs A ROI4JMG GOOD Calvin (BudI Bartholomew of SpoMne. neti out on a cnx> country trip that hf experts to take about six rofliM- skatrn. The 41- year old man's intent to promote intrreM in skating Bar- hav been for 25 much of it in Nebraska where hf has worked as a bridtf destination is Miami. Ha His hrirtr of fivr i> golni ilrnis on the trip, driving a truck in which they'll rn'ihu and rainy fAP Wirfphnto) ing four to six bedbugs hungry! scientists fisure soldiers in ifor human blood .yiet Nim should able to use I "As the walking soldier worksjth, hugs to detect Viet Cnng, ithe accordion in and out he How the bedbug will1 jtho chamber with air thus able to tell the enemy from! poting the bugs to the J'rnov ,h, frjfBd matter ,phere of the vicinity If a human, rmdmi Viet Conf nan always near, the Min will the been dtfftnilt but one wonders leffluent, and react vlgorminlv. whether i .quad of American i "An electronic pickup attached Hldieri will be willing In atakr to the but cage a to life on the ability, an amplifier at the waiat of the.of couple at bedbufs aoldfer whick an audi-; On the cxher hand, thii duoov ble itfMl ta tke Mrpboau when ,an, trmemtoua poaaiblli ties for other little it's going at hilherti. considered to br of no'be adapted for military use. particular military value A SRy couW to a bat The other! way to alter the pilch of could be placed on a reel, raiping sound the grasshopper which would be held by a sol- makei "hen iu rub, its legs dier The soldier simply unwmdi tnjether. Placed in the tiar.dn of the hat at night and it. friendly troopn the But knowing the craflmeai of mifht emit recoenijable Viet Cong, it i, conceivable tneyi by other frkfndlien Sort of like aimay invent devices to nrjtrahtej radio art but lifhter Army's front-line bat and; And what about the bat This bus defenses airborne aanar iralem it Take the whole Pertoa ar ayaiern it hifh pitched aqueaki to tell INSECTS. Pact i OFFICIAL Rieiiard iulkwk left retiring bank offlelal who wrvrd Fltchburi Sartnfi Bank for 4T years, ihakes handt with Johi B Aubuchon, wlw will Bullork as chairman at the board anal viee-pTHMfM at Ike bank I ;