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Biddeford Journal (Newspaper) - May 24, 1966, Biddeford, Maine Blddeford-Saeo Journal, Tuesday, May 24, 1966 Personals Deaths William Worcester, 73 Mnple St., Saco, is a medical patient a I the Webber Hospital. James J. Tlickcy, 66 Mason j St., Biddeford. is receiving! medical treatment, at the Webber Hospital. Airs. John Sheehan, 15 Summit St., Biddeford, is a medical patient at the Webber Hos-j! ri! mi. I; Air. and Mrs. Arlon E. Went-' worth, Sea IRoad, Kenncbunk, ; ppcnl the weekend in Rockville . Conn,, with their son and j. daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.|� Allen P. Thompson. | Harold Slromboin, 98 Frank-1" lin St., Saco, has arrived at Guam in the Mariana Islands, where he has accepted employment, at the ship repair facility there. THE WEATHER Biship Fenwiek Council, Knights of Columbus, will, have installation of officers tonight at 8 in CAR Hall. Saeo. Members of the Unity Social Chili will go to Glen Mor Hes-j laurant, Kenncbunk, at. (i p.m.! tomorrow for dinner. 'Che group will return for a busk ness session at the home of ]\.*rs. Florence .Mooers, Central Avenue. Saco. in- Servicemen With Maine Ties Die In Action ions PORTLAND - Tonight creasing high cloudiness and;Nam warmer. Ixnvcst temperature in the fi()s. Southwest winds around 10 niph. Wednesday partly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of scattered thunderstorms. Warm and humid. Southwest winds 15-25 mph shifting to westerly late in the day. Showers and thunderstorms' ending by evening. WASHINGTON (AP) - Tuo servicemen with Maine conncc-have been killed in Viet; fighting, the Defense De- jpartrnent reported Monday. !24 i 25 2(i 127 '28 MAY HIGH a.m. p.m. Maurice Janelle 2:14 ;i:08 4:08 5:08 (i:20 2:5fi :!:5f) 4:5(i 5:5fi 7:02 TIDES LOW a.m. p.m. 7:38 8:50 !):;52 !):44 10:;{2 10:50 11:32 J1:5G 12:38 - Federation Of Church Women Installs Officers A Bible study and prayer service will be conducted Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Faith Tabernacle (Pentecostal Church i, corner of Atlantic Avenue and Third Street, Old Orchard Beacli. it be . I Women's Maurice ./allelic, 55, of II7| South St.. Biddeford, a driver! for the Biddeford Fire Depart-) menl, died last night at a I'or' land hospital. Born at Biddeford April ?..\ Krv. Fred Russ( Kilt, he wiis the son of Alo.v|t|,c installation of lander Sr. and Amanda Nadeaiij,. ( anellc, and has always lived' in this community, lie ; ed Biddeford schools a in a member of the Firemen's Belief Association and the. Sacred Heart League of St. Joseph's Parish. He joined the Biddeford Fire Department as a call man on Nov. 1, 1942, and in 11)52 became a hoseman on Engines t and 4. He has been a regular member of the department since Jan. 1, 1959. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Helen Janelle; two daughters, They were identified as Marine Pfc. John R. (ioderrc of Union and Army Pfc. Mark F. Udell, whose parents reside atj the Brunswick Naval Air Station. Goderre's father, retired Army Col. Cleo H. Goderre. said he learned that his son was killed in heavy action at Da Nang Saturday. The youth entered the Marines shortly after his graduation from Union High School in 1964. He had been in Viet Nam two months. Pfc. Udell's father, Louis F. Udell, is a lieutenant commander in charge of the ground control approach unit at the Brunswick air station. Ft. Cmd. and) Mrs. Udell moved to Brunswick!? last June, but their son had not lived in the Maine town. He had served in the Army two years and in Viet Nam since last Christmas. Brother James Landry ALFRED - Brother Henry tn i- ,i r~ i i. r , andal oulpost 50 miles north of Aqaba, a Jordanian military spokesman claimed today. An Israeli army .spokesman in Tel Aviv denied the Jordanian charge. By THE ASSOCIATE!) PRESS VIET NAM South Viet Nam's military government, assembles its supporters at a political congress in Saigon. Buddhist leaders in Hue1 continue to assail Premier Ky. j Alter a week of fighting and) death in the streets, the grim laces of war give way to smiles in Da Nang. POLITICS National attention centers on Oregon primary. Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller's suggestion about a 1968 Rom-ney-Javils ticket gives Republican moderates a combination many might be willing to chance in an effort to retain parly control. WASHINGTON Two powerful SenateVonunil- tees ..... and their chairmen -- embark today on a collision course over the Central Intelligence Agency. Sentiment appears lo be increasing in the Pentagon for a get-tough stand with allied nations that shirk their common defense responsibilities. The House opens debate today on a bill to raise the federal minimum wage and extend its coverage to 7.2 million more workers. INTERNATIONAL President Sukarno yields and agrees to peace negotiations wilh Malaysia. The British navy awaits oi ders lo move into Britain's jammed porls and low away strikebound ships. A Japanese husiiie.v.oiaii says, "I'm a little short ol MRS. MABEL P. LAMHEKT OLD ORCHARD BEACH A solemn requiem high mass was sung yesterday morning at SI. Margaret's Church here for Mrs. Mabel P. Lambert, 43 West Grand Ave. The celebrant, was Rev. Roy al J. Parent, assisted by Rev Guard P. Doyon as deacon and Rev. Armand Mondville, Bay View, as sub deacon. Singing was presented by Mrs. Le andre Charesl and Mrs. Raoul Belair with Mrs, Antonio Boisvert at the organ. The bearers were Joseph Cyr Kenneth Pate and Prescolt L. VoiTill Jr. Interment was in the family lot, Berlin, N.H., wilh Rev. Rudolph Drapeau of that city reciting graveside prayers. Principal Named Picnic Date At Denis Hall Is Selected By PFTA Group The date df the annual picnic of the St. Andres Parents, Friends and Teachers Association was set for June 12, during last night's PFTA executive board meeting al St. Andre's Parish hall, Biddeford. The event will take place on the grounds at St. Francis College with Norniand Verville as chnirman. New bylaws were read and a discussion followed, Those nominated to serve as committee chairmen include Mrs. Madeline Fortier, membership; Robert Parenteau, public relations; Paul Beaupre. purchasing; Norm and Verville, youth activities; Robert Provencher building and grounds; and William Sutton, educational service. It was announced that the next general- meeting will be June 6, while it was reported that Sister St. Elizabeth of France, director of St. Andre's Home and Hospital, will be guest speaker for the September meeting. Reports were given by Mrs. Yvette Loranger, secretary; Mrs. Fortier, membership; and Mrs. Lucicnne Roy, treasurer. Others present not previous ly mentioned were President Paul Neaull, Vice Presidents Leo Cote and Simone Cole, publicity chairman Priscillc Gobeil, Henri Gobeil, Lucien Ruel, Henri Camire, Conrad Roberge, Thcrcsc Pctrin, Jphn Lessard and Tina Bergeron. G. Vanasse, F.I.C., provincial superior of the Brothers of Christian Instruction has announced the appointment of Brother James Landry, F.I.C. as principal of Denis liall here. Brother James, a native of Plattsburgh, N.Y., is a graduate of Walsh College, Canton, Ohio. Since 1962, he has been i teacher at Denis Hall. Last fall, he became vice-principal. Brother Landry replaces Brother Roland Gaudelte, F.I. C, who has been principal of the school since September, 1959. Brother Roland plans to teach on the senior high level at Mount Assumption, Plattsburgh, N.Y., Ibis fall. Denis Hall is a resident! school for boys in grades 6-9. .Since the recent announcement I of the addition of the ninth | grade, school officials have noted a sharp increase in regis: tration for the forthcoming school yeai. mm M%Wlim AT THE Honors Convocation May 17 at the College of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, N.J., Miss Maxine Lord, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Her-vey O. Paul, 11 Promenade Ave., Saco, accepted the Bert-holf Award for Excellence, presented to the college's Alpha Epsilon chapter, Beta Beta Beta, national honor biology society. This year Miss Lord, who will receive a B.A. degree on June 1 at the college's 64th annual commencement exercises, served as president of the chapter. Firemen Extinguish Blaze Under Stove A blaze under a stove at 99 Washington St., Biddeford, was put out with water in containers yesterday by Biddeford firefighters. The three story wooden tenement is owned by the Osher Realty Co., and occupied by Roland Tellier. Happy Hours Hobby Shop Has Exhibit The annual ceramics exhibit by the Happy Hours Hobby Shop of Biddeford was held at the Fremont Club Hall on Alfred Street, Biddeford. A record number of people attended and viewed the numerous and varied pieces of ceramics that were completed by students attending the fall and winter classes. Mrs. Virginia Lemieux, the instructor, was presented with a corsage and a gift of pewter candlesticks in behalf of the members of the class. Exhibiting were the follow ing: Mrs. Simonne Neault; Mrs Gertrude Beaulieu, Mrs. Yvette Gagnon, Mrs, Feona Laehance, Mrs. Doris Brady, Mrs. Claudia Cole, Mrs. Dorothy Kazounas Mrs. Phyllis Tanguay, Miss Carol Henemier, Mrs. Aline Morin, Mrs. Natalie Lemire, Miss Jacqueline Tureolle, Mrs. Florida Frechette, Mrs. Irene Dionne, Mrs. Saucier, Miss Cecile Thibaull, Mrs. Lau-dia Thibault, Mrs, Juliette Vio lette, Mrs. Ida Cyr and Mrs Virginia Lemieux. A special attraction was a display of floral arrangements and hand sculptured pieces by guest artist, Mrs. Ruth II. Murray uf the Brown Kone Studio of Saco. Lunch was served. Minimum Reed, Tupper In Agreement AUGUSTA (AP) - Gov. Reed and Congressman Stanley R, Tupper, K-Maine agree that Maine can support both private and public power projects and thai the state and the rest of New England urgently need large blocs of low cost power for industry, the governor said Monday. Reed said he and Tupper feel that the federal power project at Dickey-Lincoln School will complement, not compete with, the proposed Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co, plant at Wis-easset. The governor said he and Tupper discussed the projects al a weekend meeting. (Continued from Page One) additional workers recom mended by the administration. The administration did not ask for coverage of farm workers. The proposed wage increase also reaches $1.60 faster than the administration wanted. President Johnson did not pro pose a specific increase but ad ministration opposition forced the committee lo recede from tiie $1,75 top it agreed on last year. The committee estimates the Mi's total increase in payroll costs for the first year of the hill would be slightly over $1 billion, Wells Requests Confirmation Of Casino Seizure WELLS - The Town of Wells has petitioned the York Comity Superior Court to establish and confirm its title to the Wells Beach Casino properties against the contentions of its former owner and the leaser, Moritz Loew of Boston. In asnvver to the petition, also filed in the clerk of courts' office, Loew has admitted he does challenge the town's taking over of the property for nonpayment of taxes. The town's petition staled a tax lien was filed against the properties Aug. 14, 1964, and it took possession after the 18 -month maturation period expired last Feb. 14 without payment of the $7,130 in taxes, interest and costs then due. Loew has a lease of the property effective through Sept. 30 1969, and as a result the town felt he would claim title rights adverse to the town's claim. In acknowledging the claim, Loew also challenged the validity of the seizure on a variety of grounds. He also contended the seizure was against the town's usual practice of allowing delinquent taxpayers the right to settle debts, No further action has been taken at the superior court level. However, at the town level, a petition has been presented to the Board of Selectmen seeking a special town meeting to see whether the selectmen will be authorized to turn back the property to its former owner and accept payment of all debts against the property. The petition is still under study, according to Clayton Bragdon, town manager, however a tentative date of June 2 has been set for a special town meeting. Humane Society Elects Officers An election of officers was held yesterday during a meeting of the Pine Tree Humane Society, held at the Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution, Main Street, Saco Leading the group are Mrs. Louis Mallory, Lyman, president; Mrs. George Lummis, Lyman, vice president; Mrs. Win Sawtelle, Lyman, secretary and Miss Alice J. Davidson, Saco, treasurer. Plans were discussed relative to the presenting of awards to poster contest winners in the Waterboro schools and a report was read on "Be Kind to Animals Week" observances. York County Medical Unit Attends Supper PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - The York County (Maine) Medical Auxiliary held a supper dance at Wentworth-by-the-Sea for the benefit, of the Maine Medical Educational Fund. Co-chairmen of the ' affair were Mrs. S. Dunlon Drum-niond and Mrs. Paul S. Hill and those present included Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Anton, Dr. and Mrs. Gormain Binette, Dr. and Mrs. Carl Brinkman, Dr. and Mrs. Leandre Charest, Dr. and Mrs. Carl M. Haas, Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Kenneally, Dr. and Mrs. Robert LaFond, Dr, Mrs. Marcel Ouellette, Dr. Mrs. Maurice Ross, Dr. Mrs. Leopold Viger, Dr, Mrs. Ralph Turgeon, Dr. Mrs. Peter Shoureas, Dr. Mrs. John Peterlein, Dr. Mrs. Harry Fisborg, Dr. Mrs. Stephen Polackwich, and Mrs, Harry Lapirow, and and and and and and and and Dr. Dr. and Dr. and Mrs. John Lorentz, Dr Mrs. J. Robert Downing, and Mrs. S Dunlon Drum-mond, Dr. and Mrs. Paul S. Hill, Dr. and Mrs, Ralph La-roehelle, Dr. Maurice W. Dorf-man, Dr. Michael Maugaudda, Mr. and Mrs. Carleton Davis. Mr, and Mrs. Robert Warner, and Mrs. Arthur Morris, and Mrs. A. B. Miller, Mr. Mrs J. Rene Boisvert and and Mrs. James Meald. Sharing in the affair hut unable lo attend were Dr and Mrs. M, P. I Joule, Dr. and Mr. Mr. and Mr. M vt believe." He paid $11,184 (o advertise hit peace views in the New York Times. NATIONAL Sales reports indicate the . mill Al ay ear market is a bit bul it is my duly to print what 1 healthier. Saco Man Innocent Of Driving Charge ALFRED - Justice William S. Silsby of York County Superior Court Monday granted a directed verdict of acquital for Luther L. Tripp, 42, of Saeo, charged wilh drunken driving, Tripp had pleaded innocent and applealed a lower court decision in connection ' with charges on Storer Street, Saco, April 7. Another dismissal on mi as saull -and baitery charge against John L, JPoleeaizyk Jr, Kenneth Cuneo, Dr and Llovd Treeartin, Dr. and Harold W. Stevens, Dr. Mrs Willem Nieuwkirk, and Mrs. Thomas Martin, and Mrs*. Roger Robert Dr. and Mrs. Robert Va Mrs and Dr. Dr. and ebon Prizes were contributed by Rocco Maffie, Lcgere's Pharmacy, Percy's Pharmacy, Caswell's Drug Store, Central Pharmacy and Garden's Drug Store. 18, of Hills Beach, Biddeford, was made on motion by County Ally. Lloyd P. LaFountain on the grounds that he was on dutv in Viet Nam with the U. S. * Marines. Poleearzyk had pleaded innocent and appealed a lower court conviction ul as saull and battery on Richard Verville .March 21 in Biddeford. Ballot Clerks (Continued from Pa�e One) which exists in that area. The request was tabled after the councilmen acknowledged the complaints but said they didn't know what could be done about this problem. The residents said the birds are a general nuisance and eat lawn and garden seeds. * * * Councilman Ernest Whitten suggester that a plaque in memory of Charles Misios be placed at Little League Memorial Field. The council voted to refer this suggestion to the Saco Recreation Commission for its proper action. The commission submitted its decision to leave the name of the field a>s it is now known. Commission members said that many deserving persons worked for the field, including Mistos who served as director of the winter program. A suggestion had been made to rename the field in honor of Mistos who died last fall. The commission said this decision was approved by Mrs. Lucille Mistos, his widow Another plaque, honoring Matthias Stone who was one of the original commission members when, the field was laid out was placed at the field. The council voted to supply a list of Saco Republican voters to Myron D. Rust of York at a cost of $18. The lists can be made for 75 cents per 100 names. There are 2,400 regis tered GOP members in the city. Roland Foran, president of the Young Democratic Club, was granted a permit for a po litical parde. This was approved with the stipulation that Foran pay for any officers or equipment used during the parade. Mayor Reny said Police Chief Robert Foran had informed him that there is nothing in the police appropriation to cov er expenses for men of his department to police parades About nine men will be needed for the duty, he estimated. Fire Inspector Arthur Em mons read a report of city properties he has inspected and gave the council his recom mendations. He told the alder men that rubbish which has collected around these places constitutes fire and health haz ards. He pointed out areas of repair and demolition which owners should make. A Harrison Avenue resident appeared and complained of rubbish which is collecting on his neighbor's property. He said he feels this is a health hazard and told the council he called the city health officer to inspect the area, He said the officer told him there was noth ing he could do for him in view of existing conditions nearby. The property owner asked that a gully at the end of the ave nue, presently used as a de pository (or automobile parts, tires and other junk, be clean ed up in order that the entire area may be rid of the hazard ous conditions. Mayor Reny as sured the resident that he would have the police look into the matter. Following the meeting, the council adjourned to the mayor's office to discuss the city's sewage problem. Students from Thornton Acad-emv, who had participated in Student Government Day, were on hand for the meeting, sitting beside their official counterparts as the aldermen disposed of city business. RECEIVING the Air Medal at Saigon, Viet Nam, Southeast Asia, is First LI. John B. Spencer, U. S. Air Force, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis T. Spencer, 508 Alfred Road, Biddeford. Pilot of an F 105 Thundcrchicf, Lt. Spencer received the award lor meritorious achievement during.military flights in the Pacific, Far Hast and Southeast Asia. Making the presentation is Col. ,1. C.Covington, vice commander of the base. Spencer is a l!).r>!) graduate of Biddeford High School and earned a B. A. degree at the University of New Hampshire where he was commissioned through the ROTC program. People In The News By TIIE ASSOCIATED PRESS DEWITT, Mich. (AP) - When Stanley Becker was 11 he started wondering who his ancestors were. He is now 15, a high school honor student. He has clone a lot of delving in ancient tomes and reports that he has traced his forebears to the biblical Noah. In between Noah and his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Maurice Becker, Stanley says he has found evidence that his ancestors included: - Malcolm HI, ancient king of Scotland. - The Umfreville noble family of France, whose members joined William the Conquerer in the Norman invasion of England in 1066. - A French landholder who "had a great big feast for his family, and poisoned everybody." Stanley studied federal census reports, read histories in libraries, and visited cemeteries and court houses in the Finger Lakes section of New York State. THE HAGUE (AP) - Princess Margriet, third daughter of Queen Juliana and Prince Bern-hard, plans to marry a commoner next Jan. 10. He is Pieter van Vollenhoven, 27. She is 23. Their engagement was announced 14 months ago but no date had been set for the wedding. Jewish Holiday Of Shavuoth Starts Tonight Sunset today marks the si art of the observance of the Jewish holiday of Shavuoth, "The Festival of Weeks," which in ancient times celebrated the gathering of the first crops of Ihe year, and in more recent times commemorates "the season of the giving of the Torah." The importance of the Torah - the five Books of Moses - and particularly the Ten Commandments given to Moses on Ml. Sinai, will be stressed during services conducted in synagogues for two days by Orthodox and Conservative Jews, and one day by Reform Temples. Services at Etz Chaim Synagogue, Bacon Street, Biddeford will be held tonight at 5:30; on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; and on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Help Needed For Work At Cemetery Officials announced the help of junior members of St. Joseph's Sacred Heart League, Biddeford, is needed to assist in getting St. Joseph's Cemetery ready i'or Memorial Day services on Monday, May 30. Help is asked in setting up benches and the altar and to direct traffic at the cemetery, and those wishing to lend a hand may contact Marcel Ber-trand, 8 Kossuth St., Biddeford, no later than Thursday night. NEW YORK (AP) - Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson discovered a small open space in the asphalt jungel of New York City .Mon- _ day that seemed to please herl iti>n�n m v/v almost as much as the country! rmriiAiln rttath near the Pedernales River in , 0LD< ?,RC Si T her native Texas A brush blaze olf the Ross Road, The First Lady came to New ��''r Herman Merrill prop- York to help dedicate a new pla za at the Jacob Riis House, a 20-year-old public housing project. The plaza includes a 1,000-seat j sunken amphitheater, surrounded by a brick and timber pergola aiid a large playground. "You're having fun," Mrs. Johnson told youngsters playing in the playground. "It shows in everybody's face." MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The beauty queen spoke not of the thrill of being Miss USA oi the prospect of stardom, but of the joy of freedom. "It's great to be free and to be an American," said Maria Judith Remenyi Monday, three days after being crowned Miss USA. "You may not realize how wonderful it is to be an American unless you have lived under oppression of the Iron Curtain." Miss Remenyi lived in Com-1 munist Hungary until the abor-1 tive revolution in 1956 when she escaped with her parents and younger sister. erty gave firefighters a brisk workout for three hours yesterday before 19 men finally quelled the blaze. Some two and a half acres were burned before firefighters contained the blaze. SOUTHERN MAifJE AGGREGATE RTE. 35 DAYTON, ME. Formerly Charles Houston Property CRUSHED STONE CRUSHED GRAVEL CONCRETE SAND 7 A. M. To 5 P. M. Sat. 7-A. M. To 12 Noon for OOOOmss s<*kel Display Planned By Thunderbird Patrol A registration card was presented to David Dawn and a metal work merit badge to Richard Ouellette during last night's meeting of the Thunder-!|j bird Patrol al the home of Scoutmaster Albert Ouellette, Wakefield Avenue, Saco. It was reported that two scouts will attend Acton Fair to present a display there. Closing ceremonies were conducted by Richard Ouellette. Truman Named As Honorary Fellow Slate Rep. Plato Truman (D-Biddeford) has been named an Honorary Fellow of the Harry S. Truman Library Institute for National and International Affairs. This non-profit organization,, made up of business, professional, religious and political leaders for all sections of the nation, promotes acquisition of research materials and fosters publications based on research! at the Harry S. Truman Libra-1 ry at Independence, Mo. The Institute also provides assistance to scholars through grants-in-aid for living and! travel expenses and encourages public understanding of the nature and functions of the United States Government. Full Qts. Plus Deposit still your BEST buy! ALL FLAVORS 5 DELIVERING BALLOTS AUGUSTA (AP) - The Stale Election Division is in the process of delivering ballots for the June 20 Democratic and Republican primaries. The division said Monday that the I'irsij ballots were sent to Aroostook and Penobscot Counties. Announcement Self Service Shoe Outlet 32 East Grand Avenue Old Orchard Beach OPEN MEMORIAL DAY & Every Weekend Until Regular Season Opening June 21th We Will Put Up For Sale Many Shoes Wav Below Original Prices American Made WOMEN'S SNEAKERS 1 39 Men's GENUINE MOCCASINS 1.99 Women's DRESS SHOES 2.83 Women's & Girls' FLATS & SANDALS 1.99 Children's'SNEAKERS 1.00 Men's Shoes Pr. $4.00 Self Service Shoe Outlet 31! Fast Grand Avenue Old Oi chai d iic;u h ;