Paper// The following L'eniten article has been written- for this column by the Rev. John C. Wetzel, pastor of the First Congregation Church of Arcade: > Easter Is the nigh monment in the calendar of the Christain Church. It has become the time when we are reassured of our eter nal convictions. It is the day which symbolizes the triumph of life over death, victory over ap parent defeat, for the winter of despair is past and the stirring of life is upon us. There is real fit ness in commemorating the Resur rection of Christ in that season when the earth begins to wear the garment of green Yet in the trem bling of intense excitement over the approaching Easter time, one cannot forget the violent incidents which preceded it. . There is never a high experience of life which does not first have its low ebb of emotional despond ency and dissipation of hope. In the case of the Master, death had spoken and must be obeyed. The body, once more, is defeated by the limits- of time. In the spirit ual pattern one must die In order •to live. The Apostle Paul speaks of this when he says. \So you al so must, consider yourselves dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus,\ We look to this Christ for the adequate explanation of \Lent.\ No specific part of the record of Christ's life bears .the title \Lent.\ But it is aw accepted practice to use the- days following the baptism of Jesus as the basic guiue for the Lenten Season. Easter, being the expressed cul mination of the Christian hope— Lent, then, becomes the period of self-sacrifice, self-control, and self- denial. It is during this period that we pursue a more intense study of Christ's preparation for His life's work. Our deep concern is to find the secret of this amaz ing life. It is the time we ask ourselves these questions—What activated His motives? Whereto lies the deep reservoir of strength, wisdom and comirfitment? What produced such a deep sense of dedication to a will and being be yond Himself? We shall have to pursue the answers to these quest ions with the ardor and devotion of a student, who, always and ever, relates his findings to the wisdom of living. Information for the sake of gaining knowledge is only an other way of hoarding. In the spiritual values, only the life which Is given away freely can be of any worth. Thus we approach Lent with the same firmness of purpose as did our Lord—\Dying to self—alive to God.\ Our devotion is now filled with clarity as we relate ourselves to the high ideals and principles which he set forth. No other section of the record of Jesus Christ is so concise and exact in detail as is the tempta tion scene (Luke 4:1-13). Here we aee a struggle of a titanic na ture. Yet from this struggle the Master gained a steady triumph over its haughty power. In this struggle victory was assured for the validity and force of later proclamations. Jesus taught that the spirit of man is greater than the physical. The physical often falls to support us with any powerful comfort under excruciating struggles of the soul. In tune with the Heavenly Father, the spirit of man says that life can be a steady triumph. It rings more true. It is more active. It is more living. It is more renewing. This is the knowledge which gratifies and champions truth. This we recognize, in in tellect, something to be gained, in wisdom, a blessing to be sought. The spirit of man must be victor ious over all the demands of the physical. He must possess the strength within to such a degree that he can gain the mastery of all outward cravings and desires. An effort of preparation of the vision of God as a Heavenly Father is needed if there- is to be a suffic iency to carry us past the gloom leaden clouds of \Lent\ into the powerful and noble witness of an \Easter.\ This is the road that the (Master took. Whereupon—we must cast ourselves, needing every mite as well as every talent we possess. We do not walk the road alone. This same Christ, Who was vic torious over all, travels the path with us. Jesus' preparation for mastery of even the cross was one of purify ing self to His task, acquiring a keener sense of the motive in the task, learning reliance upon His Heavenly Father to the fulfillment of the task. From the time He returned from the scene of the temptation in the wilderness, un til He would say from the cross, \It Is finished. Into Thy hands I commend'My spirit,\ He knew he must be subservient to His Father's will. It would be a reliance upon His Heavenly Father's strength, wisdom, and authority, that would carry Him through the years a- head. From these days in the wilder ness comes the crystalization of spiritual wealth ana vitality which continues to place at man's dis posal the riches of the Eternal God. All one has to do to claim this inheritance is to follow in the way of Christ. But this Can not be done without personally identifing one's self with this \way \ In a truer sense of the word Lent becomes the forerunner of life. Easter is the harbinger of spiritual spring, the tone of new beginnings. Thus-^in self sacrifice, self-control, self-denial, the seeds of Jesus' way of life are sown. Easter is the flower and fruitage to the summer of God's love. Lent is a time of growth and develop ment toward the harvest. Faith without works is dead. Lent with out the new life is fruitless effort and wasted endeavor. . ONE OF THE FIVE TRKZOUNTY WEEKLY PUBLICATIONS COVI NSHIPS ZN WYOMING, CATTARAUGUS AND ERIE COUNTIES Volume LXIX Two Sections—16 Pages w Arcade Chamber of Commerce To Hold Quarterly Meeting On March 24 Heads of Village and Town Planning Boards Thursday, March 17, 1960 10c Copy; 15c by Mail; $4 per Year Number 9 ROBERT H. WARNER The Arcade Chamber of Com merce will hold its first quarterly dinner meeting for 1960 at the Club Ru-Ar Thursday evening, March 24 President Anson F. Sherman is advocating the hold ing of these quarterly meetings to generate more community benefit ing activities in which all of the Chamber members can participate, rather than just the officers and directors of the organization. All members are urged to attend this meeting, which will be known as Planning Board Night. Louis E. Fulkerson will be in charge of the program. The Village and Town Planning Board committees will be guests of the Chamber and will give an interesting and worthwhile report on their studies. These com mittees were created In January of 1959 and have since been working together for the betterment of the entire community. Unique Is. the fact that, contrary to the generally accepted practice of such boards, the Arcade boards wolfk wltlj neither State nor Federal aid. After months of arduous' labor, plans will shortly be revealed for an enhanced future for Arcade. Members interested in-hoarlng'a preview of recommended future plans for residences, business arid industry for Arcade and the sur rounding area are urged to attend this meeting. If any member has not as yet received his ticket and would like to be there, tickets may still be obtained from Jack Mason, the ticket chairman. Mr. Sherman has appointed the HAYDEN O. —Gorh'atn Studin ROSIER following committee for the slo gan contest judging: Seymour Rosier, William G. McNair and Milo S. Davis. The winning slo gan and the name of its contrib utor will be announced shortly Walter Howell, chairman of the Youth Committee of the Chamber, states that his 'committee met with the Village Board on March 7th and was very warmly greeted Mr. Howell says that the Village officials would be very happy to meet with the Town officials, the Chamber Youth Committee, and Michael F. Blawat of Gowanda, New York State representative for youth activities. A letter has been written to Mr. Blawat in viting him to meet with the Ar cade committees, the date to be arranged as soon as possible. The Chamber Youth Committee has expressed its gratitude to the people in Arcade and vicinity for the interest they have shown and ask other persons not to hesitate to-convey to the Chamber their wishes or tentative plans for a program to be worked out for all persons in the community Social functions and other recreational activities are the aim of the Chamber. Further progress will be announced. A representative group from the Chamber, as well as other interest ed persons, attended the Public Service Commission hearing in Buffalo Wednesday in regard to the discontinuance of certain Greyhound bus services to and from Buffalo. The result of the hearing will be reported in next week's Issue. Arcade County A League Champs Bow To Wayland In Quarter Finals IN THIS WEEK'S ISSUE Harold Peel—Albany . _ 3 Lenten Meditations 3 Sermon On the Mount 9 Remember When 10 Babson Reports 11 March-1959 14 F<sh & Game WHd IP Arcade Central's basketball team, the first Wyoming County League Champions in 1$\ years, lost in their bid for the Section V championship to a determined Wayland five last Friday night in Mt. Morris. Some 450 fans, mostly from Lhe Arcade Central School district area, witnessed this game which ended in a 54-41 loss for the local five. The champs did a tremendous job this year ending up with a season record pf'15 wins and three losses, only«' one of which came in regular league play. Tommy May and John Meyorhoff led the locals in scoring ^vith 14 and 13 points each while Miller of the winners netted 2!>'$>oints. Arcade was unable to goA\ going trouble in the first half Arcade hopes still nan high tor lhe local suppor:ers when In the fourth quarter thiy came within six points ot the winners. Wayland employed a tight man to man de fense wnicn gave our boys some .rouble .n he first half Arcade could nel only 25\6 of their sho.s and at the tree throw line they convcrled 11 of 22 attempt. Wayland hit for 33°o of their shots and were able to score 14 of their 25 free throw attempts. During the year uie ACS boys scored a total of 1100 points while their opponents could net but 731 against them. In the starting five, Bob Hyman made 459o of (Continued on page 5) Arcade Theatre, Hain StreeV Landmark to Close In Arcade Following ihe sale of the build ing to Rosier Hardware Inc., rthe Arcade Theatre will close Monday night, March, 21, never to openjits doors as a -movie theatre again. This announcement was made Tuesday by Manager JohnC Hartley Rosier's will take poss ession \of the building April 1st. The present Theatre has been operated since September 7, 1939 by the Martina Circuit. This has been the scene of many SRO crowds, but of late the viewers have grown small and smaller In numbers. Previous to this the Theatre was owned and operated by Mr Thomas Ranee who pur chased It from the late Arthur Hammond. The building was orig inally owned by the Odd Fellows Lodge of Arcade. Mr. Hartley has been manager of the Arcade Theat re since its ooening by the Mart ina Circuit. No announcement has been made to date as to what'the Rosier Hard ware Inc._wlll do with the build ing. Union Lenten Service To Be Held Sunday At Congregational Church The third In a series of Len ten services sponsored by the Arcade Council of Churches will be held Sunday evenlne, March 20 at the First Congregational Church in Arcade. The speaker will be the Rev. Frank Davis, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Arcade, whose topic will be \From Hos- annas to Jeers and Taunts.\ Extended to the public Is a sincere lnviti-Mon '.o attend this 8:00 o'clock sei-vice an*, all sub sequent services to 1' i hu'ld dur ing this Lenten season. Arcade Chapter, O.E.S. To Entertain Master Masons And Wives Tonight Arcade Chapter No. 337, Order of the Eastern Star, will entertain Master Masons and their wives at a tureen dinner at 6:30 o'clock tonight at the Masonic Temple. Members and guests are request ed to bring a tureen and their own table service. Entertainment r/ill follow the dinner and busi ness meeting. Strykersville Fire Co. Emergency Squad Raises $3600 For The George Fund In a report issued Monday, Chair.- man Jerry Metz of the Strykers ville Fire Co. Emergency Squad announced that $3600 had been raised through the efforts of the organization for the Kathy-Johnny George Fund. This money was raised through a dinner and the awarding of.a TV set and an elect ric can opener. This money will be used to pay expenses incurred by the small children who were stricken by systic fibrosis. At a dinner held In Hogans in Java Village, columnist Jerry Evarts appeared to add to the worthwhile cause and all present enjoyed his talk. Dr. Daymin al so spoke at the affair. The food and serving were donated py Hogans and their employees. A TV set was made possible through the combined efforts of the Arcade Klwanis Club and Motorola Inc. of Arcade. Mr. Ai Brooks donated the electric can opener. ., Other cash donors include: Mt. Vernon Lodge, Java Village, Pistol Club; Greene and Kellogg; Joseph Prevost; Holy Name So- oiety of Strykersville, Strykersville Pire Co. Emergency Squad; Ar cade Veterans of World War I; Strykersville Fire Company; Key Club of Arcade; Strykersville American Legion Post and its Aux iliary; Merle Hopkins; Mrs. Ever ett W. Ey; Sheldon Fire Company, Curriers Grange; Harris Corners Fire Company; Leon Handel; Wyoming Valley Rod and Gun Club; Betty Schnielman; Ernest Barber; Arcade Fire Department and its Auxiliary; Mrs. Joseph Mahoney; Holland Grange; Sam Schweitzer; Mrs. Edward Moss, Griffins Mills Presbyterian Church; Mary Mathews; Mr. and Mrs. Corning; James Thornbury; Harold Peet; Clarence George; Congrega tional Church of Java Village; IFF A (.Continued on page 5) M0T0R01A, INC, EMPLOYEES GAIN THROUGH PROFIT SHARING PLAN AS A RESULT OF RECORD GROWTH OF THE FUND DURING YEAR 1959 Over 10,000 employees partlct- 1 holders, and the company Holland Residents Offered Toll Free Calling Area; Town Board Seeks Feeling Of Residents Residents o£ the Town of Holl and are being offered free toll ser vice to 15 area towns under the pro posed New York Telephone exten sion service which has been re cently explained to the Town Board by Thomas Greene, Mana ger of the Telephone Co. in this area. Mr Greene has also visited serveral of the service clubs to explain this new phase of tele phone service for the residents. Before this will be aoted on and approvoj by the Town Board, Sup ervisor Leland G. Joyce has ask ed for the residents to contact him or another member of the Board expressing their views in 'his mat ter. Presently the people of Holland c.n call to 834 existing customers In their area without toll charge. Under the new plan, Mr. Greene states that this can be increased to 470,581 phones under the new (Continued on pace 5) pating in the Motorola Profit Sharing Fund will realize an av erage increase of S.5I an hour over and above\ regular wrges as a result of record growth of the Profit Sharing Fund in 1*>:9. Robert W. Galvin, Motorola President announced that the fund reached $45,042,958 last year, a 27 percent increase over 1958 Motorola contributed from its 1958 profits $5,147,133, and the fund itself earned an additional $5,297,227 Both the company contribution and the fund earnings set records in the 12-year-old profit sharing plan, the second largest deferred- type plan in the United States. According to Galvin. \profit sharing has encouraged employee interest in producing and increas ing profits because the individual employee will share in thoso pro fits. In addition, the success- in the growth of Motorola profit sharing has helped to encourage experienced personnel to remain with the company. Profit shar ing emphasizes the common inter est between employees, the stock- Participants in the profit shar ing plan contributed $1,821,288 last year. The ratio of company contribution to participants con tribution was $2.96 fcr each dol lar invested by an employee For every dollar invested by a •charter member of the fund to date, he or she has realized a re turn of $6.92 For those in the fund since its beginning in 1947, the value of their share is equiva lent to an extra $1.41 per hour over and above regular per hour wages. An employee who contri buted a maximum of S200 a year since lhe fund's inception now has an account value of $16,618 Employees at Arcade plant whr- have contributed a maximum of $200 per year since they became members of the plan in January, 19J6, now have an account value of $3,070. For each dollar they contributed during 1959 into the fund they qualified for a return of $4.01 in their profit sharing ac counts. This represents an addi tional income to these Arcade Mo torola employees of 44 cents per hour over and above their regular wages. Meyer, Wilson and Clarke Victorious In Village Of Arcade Elections CARL R. MEYER Nearly 600 registered voters of the Village of Arcade went to the polls for the annual election held Tuesday Final tabulations showed hat Oarl R. Meyer, Homer D. Wilson and George E. Clarke were the choices of the villagers. HOMER WILSON Carl R. Meyer, Democratic Trus- .ee and endorsed by the Republi cans received 365 Republican and 209 Democratic voles. For the other trustee, Homer D Wilson, Republican nominee defeated Democratic incumbent Robert E. GEORGE E. CLARKE WhJ.u 327 ta 259 F„r tit office of Police Jus ICL Gourde E Clarke, Democrat, polled 31)5 \o'e<; ;o 291 for Republican incumbent Cluies R. Newman The poll--- we e open from 12 noon until 9 p. m. Arcade Town Basketball Team Meets Strong Ellicofiville Tonight For Playoff Championship By virtue of a 64-62 victory over Frankllnvllle Tuesday night, the Arcade Town Basketball team will meet EUtcottvllle tonight for the League playoff championship. The game will be played in the Springville Central School gymnasium following the Frank- linville-Boston game. Harold Crabb with 16 points and Dave Bantle with 15 led Ar cade to victory over Franklinville Tuesday night. This was the first Delevan-Machias School District To Vole On Bus Garage Preposition Residents of the Delcvan-Mach- round of playoffs which are held yearly In the other game Elli- cottville downed Boston 69-67 High scorer for the two games wt? netted 26 points in a losing cause Arcade ended up in third place in regular league play They won their last two games with identical scores of 67-64 over Eden and Ellicottville. The local team has accepted an Invitation to play in a 4-day tournament at Alden start ing the 25th of March. Janet Dornan, Jack Fries Win (-S Kiwanis Citizenship Contest In the Citizenship contest spon sored by the Chaffee-Sar:'lnia Kiwanis Club held recently, J net Dornan and Jack F ies ende.' up with the highest score for the CQ mating. This test was given to students of Arcade Central School and the winners are both Juniors at the school Judges were Prin cipal Joseph Kemp, Mrs Fred Weitz and Mrs, Al Schenk. Jack Marsh was chairman for the cluo School Psychologist to Address the Arcade Pre-School Unit John Ostanski, school psycholo gist will address the Pre-School Unit of the Arcade PTA in the cafeteria of .the Arcade Central School Tuesday evening, March 22. The meeting will begin promptly at 8 00 o'clock Mr Ostanski will speak on the subjects of \The Imaginative Child,\ \Bed Wetting,\ \Stutter ing,\ \Nervous Habits,\ and \Thumb Sucking.\ The hostesses lor the evening will be Mrs. Joyce Roblee, Mrs. Beverly Ross and Mrs. S-arah Alfrcnti until 8:00 p.m. at the school on the proposition of a school bus garage, which would be construct ed on the school site and would bo equipped for maintenance and re pair of school vehicles. The cost is estimated at $50,000. The building would house 10 buses, as well as other vehicles in cluding a jeep, station wagon, tractor and lawn equipment. In stalled would be a hoist, washing area and parts storage space A full time mechanic would be on duty TEMPERATURES FOR WLKK OF MARCH 9-15 Low Wednesday 19 -20 Thursday ir. 7 Friday 21 -22 Saturday 22 -21 Sunday 2B -14 Monday \9 -8 Tuesday 30 -7 Eight of the last nine days have had below zrni read ngs. duVerre Ships Largest Plastic Tower Ever Constructed By Company; duVerre Plans Open House In Spring Sardinia Students Entertain Arcade Music Boosters The members of the Arcade Music Boosters Club were enter tained at a delightful musical pro gram at the Sardinia School on March 10. A mixed group of grade chilc'rcn under the direotion of Miss Jean- ette .Wheeler sang the following numbers: Swing Low, Sweet Ohar- ic; I've Got Shoes; Going Home, and Poncho's Plight. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Arlene Hall and her comm ittee. The club wishes to thank all those who furnished candy for their recent sale. Tri-School Concert To Be Presented In Delevan This Saturday The Delevan-Machias Central School will be host this Saturday evening March 19 to a thre?-school concert featuring the combined senior bar»;\s of Arcade, Holland and Delevan-Machias. Curtain time is 8:00 o'clock. The combined bands will day the following numbers' Wash ington Post March, Sousa; Dorian Overture, Whitney, conducted by Mr. Haywood of Holland; Pre lude for Band, Saylor, conducted by Mr Mlnkler of Arcade. A piano solo, Prelude in C Minor, Rachmaninoff, will be played by Miss Amy Lou Richards of Hol land, and the drum ensemble from Arcade will play Chistn' the Beat. The vocal group from Delevan- Machias have chosen a selection as yet to be announced; then Miss Morgert Wilbur of Wars.w will play an alto sax solo, Oodles of Noocles, Jimmy Dorsey, accompan ied by Miss Jo Ann Leachman. The dance b-nd will play the following numbers Moonglow. Better Turnout Noted At Merchants' Committee Monthly Meeting The monthly meeting of the Merchants' Committee of the Ar cade Chamber of Commerce was held Tuesday noon at the Arcade Hotel. Chairman Howard Wallace pesided and 14 other merchants were present. The next monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 5 at 1:00 p. m at the Arcade Hotel At the March meeting George Cottrlll reported that Trevor W. Rogers had been contacted and will be present at the next meet ing to present recommendations for dressing up the fronts and rears of the various business est ablishments. Cards were sent to each mem ber pf the Merchants' group ask ing for the best time to hold the monthly meetings and the follow ing results were returned to Chair man Wallace. Tuesday noons—11, Tucs:'ay evening dinner meetings- —3, night meetings—3 and one for night meetings other than Tuesday The Merchants' Spring promo tion will be held Thursday, Fri day and Saturday, April 28-29 and 30. It will be known as \Bargain Round-Up Days\ and a brochure will be mailed to area residents. The committee for this Include Maurice Hopkins, Jr., Seymour Rosier, Ronald Cudworth and Ar nold Stone. The mammoth plastic scrubbing tower shown above leaving the duVerre plant in Arcade is the lar gest vessel ever built by this com pany and is probably the largest ever built of reinforced plastic. This tower in 19' in inside diame ter by 47' overall height, with 119 spray nozzles. The tower was en gineered by Buffalo Forge Co., Buffalo, N. Y., and is being sold to a major rare metals manufact urer for use in industrial fume scrubbing. T-ne manufacture of equipment of this size is now possible in the newly enlarged duVerre building The 80'x 100' addition ncaring completion will permit expansion of production to meet the growing demand for duVerre products throughout the country Also under way are programs to enlarge an 2 improve office and employee faci lities. duVerre has grown greatly in the three and a half years Is has operated in Arcade. Employment has increased from about 15 to the current level of 45. The new I ntx.tm Sludm building pro\ ides sp co for ,m even larger crew as pr duction require ments increase duVerre, Inc feels that the re ception in the community of Ar cade has been excellent. Many townspeople have expressed a de sire to know more about the com pany Plans are now under way to provide this information by laving an open house in the spring, it which everyone will be in cited to see the duVerre pr> ucts >nd ficihties. ARCADE CENTRAL SCHOOL STUDENTS INITIATED INTO NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY arr. Dedrick; Harlem Nocturne, Miss Wilbur as soloist; Soft Winds, Benny Goodman. Completing a delightful evening will be the playing of Jamaican Rhumba, Benjamin-Ling, and Hall of Fame March, Olividate, cond ucted by Mr. Zcches of Delevan. The public is extended an in vitation to be on hand for this musical treat. There will be no admission ch-jrge and no collect ions of donations will be taAen Pictured above are the 33 stud-| . First row. left to right Nanc> ; M. < re Will,.,™ HinoVy 'a 'nd Davis ents who became charter m-mmr 1 Nichols, Linda Newman. J, ( net Garlapo of the reactivated National Hem r I Roblee, Patricia Day. Diana Lyons. | Ti r-1 r.>* Kent Kohnken Jud Society chapter of the Arcade Cen- ] Mary Jane Reisdorf. Sharon Jur.g- ith Wttitmer Nunrv Blum Gerald- (|Ui :,t. Oretchen Miller. Barbara ino D/u-d /ir Fiaine H Whuh Ddv Jeanne Mocre I), nn.i II. vt Paii.ci Zu Icniiski\ Second row Allan Kra'/. r m<! V.tW urd W \ rail tills. 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