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THE SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, SPRINGFIELD, APRIL 20, 1958 News County, at the YMCA Monday at 7.30 p. m. Business to be discussed includes campaign with James Trestle' of Aderton-Trostle Associates. Miss Tenney Resignation Is Topic Monday Greenfield. April 19-A special meeting of the School Committee has been called for Monday at 7.45 p.

m. at the junior high school. Business includes a dis'cussion of the resignation of Miss Mildred Tenney, elementary school supervisor. One elementary teacher said today a petition has been signed by a large number of teachers requesting that Miss Tenney refor about 10 years. she.

School main in the position base held Committee discussed the abolishling of the position at a recent meeting. The spokesman said that Miss Tenney has offered valuable assistance to pupils. teachers and parents and that many members of the School Committee have no idea of the valuable work she has rendered. Whether or not the petition will he presented to the committee on Monday could not be learned today. The schools closed Friday for a week's vacation and many teachers are out of town.

Word of the resignation of the supervisor came as a surprise to many. Many Fishermen Take Their Limit Greenfield, April 19 Despite swollen streams a n'imber of fishermen were brooks early this morning with many reporting they had caught their limit. Many women were reported to have been out the opening day and among the first to report her of 72 Smith She had her limit limit was Airs. Caroline Sadlowski from Warwick Brook in Northfield by 6.05 a. m.

Most anglers reported the (Vater was too high and too cold for proper fishing conditions although a number of other fishermen reported they had caught their limit before day was over. Virginia D. Mosher Weds Orange Man Greenieid, April 19-Miss Virginia D. Mosher, daughter of Mrs. Sadie F.

Mosher of 20 Phillip became the bride of Albert. T. Karlson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albin Karlson of 29 Linden Orange, this afternoon in Russell Memorial Chapel of Second Congregational Church.

Rev. Kenneth R. Henley, pastor, performed the double-ring service. Raymond Phelps was orand Mrs. Roy Murdock of Orange was soloist.

Miss Joyce Sturtevant of Greenfield was maid of honor and William Darling of Orange was best man. Edward Boutwell of Montague City ushered. The reception tool: place in the church, variors. The couple will make their nome in 20 Phillip St. following a wedding trip to Washington.

The bride is a graduate of Greenfield High School and is employed in the tax collector's office. Narlson i3 a graduate of Orange High School and Stockbridge School of Agriculture. He is employed by Ledge Greenhouse in Athol, MONTAGUE Raymond E. C'olburn Montague, April 19-Raymond E. Colburn, 66, died Friday in Farren Memorial Hospital.

Ile was born on June 19. 1891, in Chaplin, son of Orin E. and Martha (Church) Colburn and was first employed by the Boston and Maine Railroad in 1914. He wAs employed for 30 years by the Millers Falls Co. the time of his death was employed in the shipping department for that firm.

He was a veteran of World War serving with the Marines. Ile was a past master of Bay State Lodge of Masons and was a member the Old Timers Club at the Millers Falls Co. Besides his wife, the former Esther Mann. leaves a sister, Mrs. William Potter of North Windhar, one nephew and one niece.

Funeral will be in the Congregational Church Monday at 2 with Rev. Henry J. Rohrs. minister, officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Cemetery in Millers Falls.

There will be no calling hours at the funeral home. Friends, may call at the Congregational Church in Montague from 12.45 to 1.45 Monday. Substantial Summer Discounts Now In Effect In All Sizes Of Our Premium Anthracite Coals and Connecticut co*ke Dial RE 6-6311 CONVERSLE FUEL HEATING EQIUPMENT 195 Armory Springfield Rising Waters Threaten 'Hamp Farm The waters of the Connecticut River have been making a slow but steady rise in the area around Hadley and Northampton. This farm, located at 271 lockanum Northampton, and owned by J. W.

Szynal, is slowly being covered by the rising waters. 'The water around the barn is about two feet deep and is only a short distance away from the house. COUNTY PAST GRANDS SET ANNUAL MEETING Athol, April 19-Plans are complete for the 60th annual meeting of the Worcester County Past Grands Association, which will held in the Tully Lodge at Odd Fellows Hall on Exchange St. Sunday. Merle J.

Thompson of Athol is president. Divine worship will be in Starrett Memorial Church at 11 a. m. and dinner served by the Mt. Pleasant Ladies Encampment Auxiliary, under direction of Mrs.

Arline MacDonald, chief matriarch. A business meeting be held at 1.15. Special guests are Grand Master Alvin E. Bisset, Grand Patriarch Wilmer A. Morgan and Department Comdr.

Newton A. Collins, as well as other state officers. Over 100 are expected to attend the meeting. Local committee members are Thompson, Past Presidents Cedric E. Fisher and Richard F.

Rowe and E. Carl Temple, past grand. Calvi-Trifiro Athol, April 19-Miss Rita Calvi was married this morning at 10 to Richard Trifiro in St. Celilia's Church in Boston. The bride's sister, Mrs.

Gabriel Morze of Gardner, was matron of honor. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Carl, of Athol. A dinner and reception were held at the Beaconfield Hotel in Boston. Mrs. Trifiro is daughter of Mrs.

Clementine Calvi of 108 Canal Athol, and a' graduate of Athol High School. She is a secretary to the president of Fulham Brothers, of Boston. Mr. Trifiro is a son of Mr. and Mrs.

Felix Trifiro of Allston and is a gradSuffolk Law School. He is practicing, in live Newton following where a wed- the ding trip. Hale-Truehart rAthol, April daughter of 19--Miss Mrs. Evelyn Esther M. Hale of Bartensville, and Glenn S.

Truehart of 127 Coolidge son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Truehart of Athol, were married this afternoon in Starrett Memorial Church, Rev. Donald Freeman officiating. The couple was attended by Catherine Iale, sister the bride, and Philip Burgess of Athol.

The reception was at the church. vestry and attended by After a wedding trip, the couple will live at 16 Prospect Amherst. The bride graduated from Henry Heywood Hospital as nurse in 1958 and from Bellows Falls High in 1953. The groom is a graduate of Athol High School in 1951 and served in the Army from 1951 to 1956. He is a machinist in the physics laboratory at Amherst College.

GRENVILLE B. MACOMBER Athol, April 19-Word has been received here of the recent death of Grenville B. Macomber, 74, at Cape Porpoise, Me. He was a former Athol resident was born in Boston Nov. 1, 1883.

lie was formerly employed by Athol Manufacturing leaving: several years ago to move to Waltham and on retirement located in Maine. He was noble' grand of Tully Lodge of Odd Fellows in 1932. Ile leaves two cousins. Funeral services were held Thursday with burial in Kennebunk, Belden Is Home From Costa Rica Hatfield, April 19-Frederick L. Belden, 22, of North Hatfield, son of Mr.

and Mrs. Luther A. Relden, arrived home yesterday after six months of living and working with nine farm families in Costa Rica, under the International Farm Youth Exchange gram. En route he stopped Washington, where he had a chance to exchange ideas with 12 other IFYE A delegates just back from! countries. Belden was one of three United States delegates sent to Costa Rica last October to learn problems and attitudes of rural per ple in an area where sugar cane and coffee are the main farm products.

Photography is one of his special interests. and he will be available to give illustrated talks before area groups for the next month, until he enters military service. Ilis first talk will be before Hatfield Book Club Tuesday at 7:30 in the community rooms. On farms in Costa Rica, Relden shared in the family work and in community social life. and he will tell of these experiences.

A graduate of Cornell University last June with major study in agricultural economics, he plans to enter some type of farm business after six months in the armed services. HADLEY Me. Cemetery. LOUISE'S SPECIAL SPRING SALE! ITEMS TO SELECT FROM 1001 GIFTS FOR ALL OCCASIONS DRASTICALLY REDUCED! Large variety and unusual selection. Cast Stone Aluminum Iron Articles for your lawn, garden, breezeway or patio.


TURNPIKE ENTRANCE NO. 4 OPEN DAILY EVENINGS 'TIL 9:30 AMPLE PARKING TEL. RE 2-4711 Miss Church to Speak Hadley, April 19-The Ladies Aid Society of North Hadley Congregational Church will meeting Tuesday night at 7.30 to hear Miss Cornelia Church speak on "Reading at home." Hostesses will, be Mrs. Mary Russell. Miss Alice Russell and Miss Ruth Scott.

Offices will be installed by Rev. William G. Lorimer, pastor. There will be a women's district meeting in Hatfield on Thursday. Those wishing to go should get in touch with Mrs.

James Kentfield. GEORGE W. BRISTOL, SR. Hadley. April 18 George W.

Bristol, 69, of Mt. Warner Rd. died Friday in his home, following a long illness. Born in Lincoln, Nov. 9, 1888, he was the son of the late Arthur Albertha (Sergeant) Bristond and was educated in schools there.

was married former Edith Hurlburt of Starksboro, on Nov. 24, 1909. After residing in Lincoln, Mr. Bristol came here about 31 years ago where he took up dairy farming until he retired a few years ago. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Amherst.

Besides his wife, he leaves four sons, Llovd Merritt Stephen and George, all of this town; two daughters, Mrs. Ilarold Johnson Albany, N. Y. and Mrs. Maxie Wojtowicz of this town; two sisters, Mrs.

Lena Ladeau of Bristol, Vt. and Mrs. Louisa Dearborn of Burlington, 12 grandchildren, and several nephews and nieces. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 at the Douglass funeral home, Amherst. Rev.

Ewald Mand. pastor of Amherst Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Plainville Protestant Hampshire News NORTHAMPTON RIVER REACHES CREST 14 FEET ABOVE NORMAL Only Main Route in City Under Water Said Hockanum Rd. Northampton, April 19 High water in this area reached its crest tonight and is expected to start dropping by morning, according to a report from the city pumping station oft Hockanum Rd. Lowlands Pumping station officials said the river had reached a point of 14 feet over the normal level early in the evening and showed no gain for several hours, indicating that the crest had passed.

The level had gone up from 1214 feet, a gain of about a foot and a half in 24 hours. Some lowland flooding resulted from the high water, but no major damage or road blocking was ported. In the Hatfield area, some fields near the river were under water. As were some farm access roads. Northampton police said the only main city under water WAS Horkanum Rd.

near the pumping station, which had several inches of swift-running river water goinz across it at one point. Flood waters crept close to several dwellings in the area. and forced one farmer, James W. Szynal of 271 Hockanum to move farm equipment and supplies to high ground to escape a wetting. Water lapped at several of the Szynal buildings and completely surrounding one.

Airport Operations lit On Route 5 south of Northampton, the rising waters stopped operations at Atwood Airport when they covered a runway and surrounded a large hangar. Planes were moved to high ground to escape the water. The rising flood came within a few inches of the Route 5 surface but did not cover the road. Warm weather that melted winter drifts in the Berkshires 25 miles away was given as the reason for the rapid river rise. MARGARET E.

VOSSLER Northampton. April 19 Margaret F. Vossler of this city died yesterday in a nursing home. Born in North Adams Feb. 21.

1884. she was daughter of the late John and Hannah (Mahney Vossler. She leaves three sisters. Mrs. Charles D.

O'Connell Springfield, Mrs. E. J. MacGregor of New Britain, and Mrs. Robert D.

B. MacIntyre of Santa Monica, several nieces and nephews. Private funeral services will be held at the Reynolds funeral home Monday at 8.15 with a high mass of requiem in Blessed Sacrament Church at 9. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery in Springfield.

Calling hours will be day from 2 10 5 and 7 to 10 p. m. FRANK BARNARD Northampton. April 19-Frank Barnard of 53 South died to day in Cooley Dickinson Hospital. le and his wife, Sarah (Solev) Barnard, celebrated their 63d wedding anniversary last Christmas.

Born in England, he was a long-time resident of this city and was a member of the Methodist Church and active in its choir. Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Miss Winifred Barnard. a son, Allen, both of this city; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will he held at the Reynolds funeral home Tuesday at 3 p. m.



Roy, IN 0, 2849 Main St. Tel. RE 9.1508 laves Treughs Rollaway Awnings Rooting HAYDENVILLE with Rev. John K. Montgomery, pastor of First Methodist Church.

officiating. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. and Monday, 7 to 9 p.

m. U. of M. Student In Hospital After Leverett Crash Northampton. April 19-A University of Massachusetts student is in fair condition in Cooley Dickinson Hospital tonight with injuries in an accident on a road three miles north of the Amherst line in Leverett, state police reported.

The injured student, George B. Monroe, 22. of 28 South WilVon liamsburg. told Troopers Leonard Flaten and Lawrence Schumaker that he lost control of his car, hit six highway posts and. then field.

came to a stop in an open from The student, who W'33 thrown ceived the car to the highway, rea mild concussion, lacerlations of the face and body abraStill in critical condition in the hospital is another University of Massachusetts student injured in an accident last night. James A. Chambers, was near going south university on campus when the right wheel of his car struck a tree and the machine flipped over three Chambers WAS rushed to the hospital and was treated for neck. back and head injuries. He was put on the critical list last is still in critical condition, the hospital said.

Lawyer Meets With Thatcher Northampton, 19 -A Bos-1 ton attorney conferred for three hours with S. Thatcher in the Northampton police station tonight to frame the 21-year-old Thatcher's misrepresentation defense in on charges of! borrowing an auto. Maurice Merson of Boston visited the Colorado parolee, whol was brought here after Boston police picked him up earlier this week in connection with the return of Priscilla Whitcomb to her Vermont home. The Whitcomb girl and Thatcher had disappeared together 17 months ago when she WAS a Smith College student and Thatcher was a counterman in a Green St. lunchroom.

Thatcher is scheduled to appear in District Court here Monday to! answer to the auto charge, which was brought because he alleged-! ly committed a fraud when he borrowed a car from a rental agency here and did not return it as agreed. The car was borrowed when he and the 20-vear-old Whitcomb girl left this city in November, 1956. other police department has inPolice lie here said at least one dicated it wants Thatcher. A message from lartford, police said that a warrant waS being sent for Thatcher on a charge ut embecclement. Police Chief George said also that action was expected by New York and Colorado authorities.

Thatcher had been paroled from the Colorado State Penitentiary after serving half of an 18-month sentence for a bad check charge. OFFICERS INSTALLED BY CHAPTER OF OES OF RIVER CONTINUES RISE Crest Possibility Seen at 85,000 Cubic Feet Greenfield, April 19-The Connecticut River continued its rise today and a flow of $5,000 cubic fret per second was reported over the Turners Falls Dani by WinsJow C. Wentworth, Western hydraulic supervisor the sachusetts Electric Co. May Recede This Week Friday it had been reported that the flow was 77,000 cubic feet per second and the flow had steadily increased since that time. Wentworth salta tharest is puss*ble the river at this peak.

He said the flow has been holding steady for several hours. I the river crests at today's figure it is expected the water levels will recede by next week. In Greenfield the only area flooded is in lower Deerfield the Mohawk Meadows Golf Course is located. A large portion of the southern end of the course is under water but several hardy golfers are managing to continue their play by using the remaining holes. FRANKLIN CHURCH UNIT MEETS TODAY Greenfield.

April 19 The ANnual meeting of the Franklin Association of Congregational Churches and Ministers will take Sunday at the Mary Lyon Church in Buckland. Speakers will be Dr. Herbert Gezork, president of Andover Newton Theological School; Dr. Myron W. Fowell of the conference staff, and Dr.

Malcolm Matheson of the. Chestnut Street Congregational Church of Worcester. Supper will be served at 5.45. The business session includes the election of new officers. BRUSH FIRES KEEP FIREMEN ON MOVE, Greenfield, April 19 Fire fighters were kept on the hop afternoon as they fought a number of hrush fires.

The calls started at 12.09 p. and less than an hour later all call firemen were summoned to the station. The first fire was on Rocky Mountain on land owned by the town. Over an acre of brushland was burned over before the blaze was brought under control. At 12.36 the department sent a truck and A number of men to the area, near fire the was one swimming of the pool.

largest of the day and two and one half acres of land owned by the town and Charles Newcomb burned. Later this evening a truck was sent to the scene when the burning started again. the Mohawas Trail at 12.55 when A badly damaged on engine burst into flames after the front right tire blew. The car WAS owned by Stuart G. Dailey of 67 Canal Brattleboro.

Vt. Shortly after 5 p. m. a call was received from a party on Lovers Lane and a truck was sent to put out burning leaves. Elizabeth C.

Conant Bride of Leon Hale Greenfield, April 19-Miss Elizabeth C. Conant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Conant of 281 Conway became the bride of Leon A.

Hale. SOn of Mr. and Mrs. Raiph Hale of 291 Wells this morning at Second gational Church. torte performed Kenneth R.

the Henley, double-ring pasceremony. Raymond Phelps was organist. The maid of honor was Miss Shirley Conant. sister of the bride. while Robert Hale, brother of the groom, was best man.

The recention took place at the Hub Restaurant. Following a wedding trip the couple will make their home in 26 Sharon St. Hartford, Conn, The bride is a native of Greenfield a graduate of Greenfield High School. She is employed by the Millers Falls Co. Hale was born in Northfield and is a graduate of Greenfield High School.

ile is employed by the Hart Manufacturing Co. of Hartford, Conn. UF Unit to Meet Greenfield. April 19-There be A special meeting of trustees of the United Fund of Franklin Haydenville, April 13 Mrs. Beatrice Graves and her hushand.

M. Wellington Graves, were stalled matron and patron of Joel Hayden Chapter. this eve. ning in Masonic Hall by moth. er, Mrs.

Ethel Graves as install-. ing her brother, matron, as and installing Rov Packard. assisted by Warner Ruth AS marshal Outhuse chaplain. Miss Olive Healy as ganist and David West. soloist.

officers seated were sociate, associate matron. Mrs. Carol Frank Lenpatron. Parker; secretary, Mrs. Hazel Warner; treasurer.

Mrs. Clara Lawrence: conductress, Mrs. Phyllis Webb: asso conductress. Mrs. Gertrude Robertson: chaplain.

Mrs. Margaret Sears: marshal. Mrs. Hope Garceau: Ernest Parker; Adah, Mrs. Ruth Mongeau: Ruth.

Mrs. Sears: Esther. Mrs. B. Phelps; Martha.

Mrs. Esther Bates; Electa, Mrs. June May: warden, Mrs. Nancy Pomeroy; sentinel, Gabriel Mongeau. Mrs.

Hope Garceau. retiring matron. was presented a past matron's jewel by Past Manon Mrs. Ruth Outhuse and a corsage from the Past Matrons' Associa, tion. Cecil Loomis.

retiring tron. was presented a past tron's jewel by George Hawks. lev. Airs. Louise Warner was chair.

man of refreshments. The hose pitality commitire included Mr. and Mrs. George Hawksley and Donald Outhuse. Mrs.

Done Lice and Mrs. Marjorie Ronka served on the reception committee. OES Chapter Seats Officers Amherst, April 19 Unity Chapter 66. OES. installed officers tonight.

in Masonic Hall. Officers installed were: worthy matron. Mrs. Marcia Bates; sociate matron, Eveline worthy patron, Arthur Glynn; pre asSears: associate patron, Clarence Cornish; secretary, Mrs. Doris R.

Holden: treasurer, Mrs. Marjorie Daykins; conductor, Mrs. Hazel M. Utley, associate conductor, Mrs. Elizabeth M.

Knowles: chaplain, Mrs. Evelyn Mallory; monitor, Mrs. Georgia Reynolds; organist, Mrs. Dorothy Adah, Mrs. R.

Irene Clarke: Ruth, Mrs. Clara Turner: Esther, Mrs. Helen Knowlton: Martha, fa, Mrs. Kathryn leath; warder, Miss Anne min Montgomery; ElecMrs. Hazel LaFogg; sentinel, Cecil R.

Holden. Installing officers were: Mrs. Doris R. Holden, matron; Cecil R. Holden, patron; Mrs.

Marion K. Post, marshal; Miss Florence E. Alley. chaplain; organist, Mrs. Elizabeth M.

Gray of Robert M. Morris Chapter, Holyoke. Escorts to the worthy patron were H. Chapin Harvey, Linus K. Jones, Frederick Knowles, Kenneth G.

Ives, Ernest A. Snow, and E. Richard Post. STOCKBRIDGE TEAMS WINNER OF CONTEST Amherst, April 19-Three Stockbridge School of Agriculture teams took first place at the New England Agricultural School Judging Contest Friday at Durham, N. dairy cattle teams and one general livestock team.

Judg. was on dairy and poultry products, poultry production and breeding and tractor operation. Members of the livestock team, couched by Louis M. Baker, were Ian Lindsay of Falmouth Foreside, Bolton, Thomas Johnston of Charles Shaw of Quincy and Eugene Ziemba of Adams. Members of the dairy cattle judging teams, coached by Richard Foley, were Fred Martin of Cheshire.

William Pickard of Pepperell, Robert C. Walker of Westboro and David H. worth of Amherst. Fishing Said Good As Season Opens Amherst. April 19 Although the brooks were high.

fishing was reported good on the first day of the open season. Eugene Boulanger of the Sunderland Rd. got the limit of good sized trout early in the morning. Thomas W. Walsh of Amity who recently observed his 84th birthday.

was also successful in getting his limit, one being 14 inches long and weighing two pounds. WILLIAMSBURG High Honor Students Williamsburg. April 19 -Principal Houle of Helen E. James High School announces the following high honor students for the third marking period: freshmen. Helen Symons, Donna Hurd, Charles Kellogg.

Nicholas Warren. Joel lowes, David Webb. Dan Dunlevy; sophom*ores, Betty Sherk. Linda juniors. Martha Hinton.

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