What happend in the vicinity dur ing the past, jrear? With the hope that it may rijake interesting read ing, we herewith present the high lights and headlines of last year in brief: January, I960—Arcade recover ing from the worst sleet storm in years, with electric service out for about 1,000 customers of the .Ar cade Village Eleceric Department, night operations at plants curtailed, and transportation hazardous. William H, Shaffner, noted Masonic leader, 'dies. - Mrs. Robert Duguid installed as Worthy Matron of Ar cade Chapter, O. E. S. -Fred.Safaya installed as President of the Dele- van-Machias Kiwanis Club. Wycr ming County Board of Supervisors unable to elect a-chairman. Arcade Central School J. basketball team wins Christmas tournament. Mrs, Dorothy Devlin installed as Worthy Matron of Vernon Chapter, O. E. S. Progress in area continues with the opening of the Cheery Stop Rest- taurant on Route 16, Sugg Chevro let acquiring an addition to its building, and the new motel at Nichols Brook nearing completion. Rev. John C. Wetzel takes over the pastorate of the Arcade Congrega tional Church. R. Lee Couch takes over the pastorate of the Arcade tional Church. R. Lee Couch installed as Master of Ar cade Lodge, F. & A. M. John Decker installed President of Holy Name Society of SS. Peter & Paul's Church and Mrs. Marguerite Hy- land as President of Altar and Rosary Society. The assets of The Citizens Central Bank for 1959 an nounced as exceeding the 1958 figure by $1,900,000. David Poole installed as Master of Mt. Vernon Lodge, F. &. A. M. Mary Tanner elected director of Bank of Hol land. Arcade Centra-downs Attica, 57-40. With rabiegjegmpant in the .area.regular_fox hunts are instl; \tiled'in Delevan. Anson. F. Sher- man elected President of the Ari cade Chamber of Commerce; Walter Howell, Vice President; Leonard B. Connelly, Secretary, and Norman J. Scott, Treasurer. Glenn Wilson of Delevan re-elected President of the Cattaraugus Coun ty Highway Association. Hyland Day, Jr. installed as Noble Grand of Chaffee Lodge, I. O. O. F. Ken neth Storms Installed as President of Kiwanls Club of Arcade, February, 1959—George Hume named Chairman of Wyoming County Board of Supervisors by County Clerk Joseph Naylor after Supervisors hopelessly deadlocked in effort to elect Chairman. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hurlburt of Free dom celebrate Silver Wedding an niversary. Robert Duguid re elected President of Western .New York Safe Deposit Association. Mr, and Mrs. Floyd Zahler of Holland celebrate 60th wedding anniversary in Florida\. Mr. and Mrs. Horace Kenyon of Chaffee celebrate 60th wedding anniversary. Harvey L. Mason, elected President of Arcade .Library-Association, The veterin arian partnership -of Cleon W. Easton, D.V.M. and -Donald H. Leln, D. V. M. was formed in Ma- cblas. Leon Boisvert elected Com- mander'of~Barracks No. 1408. Ar cade Chamber of Commerce pro tests cut in Greyhound bus service. Announcement is made that York shire will have a new postoffice, A. J. O'Dell Foundation Medical Center in Arcade is dedicated in impressive ceremony. Arcade Vil lagers house 134 school students stranded by terrific storm; buses damaged; births take place at homes rather than in hospitals. March, 1959—Kenneth N. Fromm appointed personnel assistant at Arcade Motorola plant. Dr. Paul Dooley moves his offices to the A. J. O'Dell Foundation Medical Cen ter. Homer D. Wilson elected Arcade Village Trustee and Carl R. Meyer re-elected to same office; George E. Clarke elected Police Justice. Conrad Phelps named valedictorian of Arcade Central School Class of 1960, and Edward Walter named Salutatorian. Leo P. Decker elected Commander of HendershottrManness Post, VFW, and Mrs. Alton Pettit elected Presi dent of its Women's Auxiliary. Ar cade Chamber of Commerce pre sents trophies to championship wrestling and basketball teams of Arcade Central School. Mrs. Gladys Dailey elected President of Arcade, Monday Research Club. Three students from Ecuador liv ing and attending school in Arcade. (To Be Continued Next Week) Federal Income Tax Forms Being Mailed E. -C.- Coyle, Jr., District Direc tor of the Buffalo Internal Reven ue district,\ pointed out today that Federal.income tax forms for 1960 and instructions will be mailed to the approximately one million Western .New York taxpayers in late December,and early January. The schedule for mailing is geared to provide for Initial deliveries after the Christmas period. -• For those whose - tax situation requires a different form, quanti ties of forms will be available after January 2 at Internal Rev enue Service offices and at many post offices and banks. ' - - Federal tax forms are essential ly unchanged. However, there is a new tax schedule (Form 2948) to aid taxpayers who are entitled to more liberal deductions for medical expenses because of their age or that of their wives or de pendent parents. This new sched ule will clarify instructions on such deductions accompanying Forms \1040 and,1040W. Taxpayers are- urged to comp- plete the tax form that best meets their requirements and to file it with the District Director's office at 34 West Mohawk Street, Buf falo, as quickly as possible after January 1. ArcodeP.T.A.' . ' Intermediate Stud/ Group •[ To Meet Wednesday\ y , The Intermediate,'.-Study Group ol the Arcade Central School P. T. A. will meet Wednesday evening, January 4 at 8 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Margaret .Tanner, Presi dent The- topic, for \the evening will be '•'Dating.!' 'All\ those' Interested are wel come to attend. • The. hostess will be;-Mwi\Jewy- ; Dubay, >•;.-; r •. •-• . ARCADE. N. Y. ONE ORTHE rWE.TW-COUNTY WEEKLY.PUBLICATIfNS^GOV NSHIPS IN WYOMING, CATTARAUGUS AND ERIE COUNTIES Volume LXIX 10c Copy; 15c by Mail; $4 per Year- Thursday, December 29,1960 Number 50 Arcade Lions Club Host to District Governor John Stierly At Last Meeting The Arcade Lions Club, in addi tion to holding its bi-monthly 'meeting Monday night at Norm's Restaurant, also acted as host for the evening as one of the top officials of this district visited the club. District Governor John Stierly, representing District 20-N, made his-annual visit to \the Arcade Club during one of its regular meeting'nights. Governor Stier ly, a member - of the Newfane Club, .made the long trek to Ar cade\ ' despite. the snowstorm and driving, conditions. The Governor was introduced to the group by present Deputy District Governor of Region V, Norm Wagner of the Arcade club.*- Governor Stierly gave an interesting talk on the Lions clubs in'New York state as well as foreign lands, speaking briefly on each of their projects, their clubs and some interesting experiences he had encountered at these clubs. * \ '\• \ Governor Stierly is pictured above during his talk. Seated at the. left is. Deputy District, Govj e'rnor Norm. Wagner of the Arcade Lions Club. Ferdinand Feraldi Named Manager of Jamestown Insurance Office Ferdinand (Fred) Feraldi, Sales Supervisor for the John Hancock Mutual? Life Insurance Company, has been placed in charge of the Jamestown Branch Office opera tion as manager. Fred started with the Buffalo Agency as a full time agent March 1, 1958 and has since successfully completed the training allowance! program. He attended Purdue Life Insur ance Marketing Institute, 'indoc trination course in February, 1958,-and the bMlo school at the home office -TO ' November of the same year. He is currently study ing for C. L. U, examinations. Fred resides presently with his wife, Hazel, at Schutt Rd., Sardin ia, and his offices will continue at 111 W. Fifth Street, Jamestown. Delevan Merchant, Former Card Pitcher Mentioned In Baseball 'Bible' . Readers of The Sporting News, baseball's bible, found a notice pertaining to Howard Krist, Dele van, merchant and former St. Louis Cardinal pitcher of the 1940 era. In Fred G. Lieb's column, \What They're Doing Now^; Mr.-Lieb re marks on Krist's sudden-death success against the Philadelphia Phillies team from 1937 through 1946, with the exception of the years he spent in the Armed Forces. Mr. Lieb noted that more than half of Krist's .771 record In the National League was at the expense of the Phillies, and even went so far as to say that How ard could stand on his head on the mound and still beat the Phillies. According to the account, Krist posted a remarkable record of 37 wins against 11 losses in his years as~a relief pitcher. The article also states that he is a partner in the firm of Persons and Krist, a furniture firm in Delevan. This information which Mr. Lieb had is rather old as everyone knows, for Howard is the owner of this concern, having purchased Mr. Persons' interest in 1958. TEMPERATURES FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 21-27 High Low Wednesday 24 15 Thursday 15 1 Friday 7 e Saturday 16 -19 Sunday- 34 15 Monday 40 30 Tueiday 33 -9 Precipitation — .68\ Red Cross Honors Thirty-five In Arcade And Nearby Area A' total of thirty-five people from Arcade and vicinity were honored by the Red Cross recently for having given a gallon or more of blood since January 1948. Janu ary, 1948 marks the date the Red Cross undertook to supply the needs of local hospitals within this area and thus set up records. Cer tificates and pins were awarded to all gallon and over. donors, either at their place of employ ment or through the mail. George Karcanes of Aronson Machine Company headed the list, having given 19 pints of blood. The Red Cross presented Mr. Kar canes with a two-gallon pin and certificate. .' In' making these awards, Her man ' Yarbrough, County Blood Program Chairman, commended those'people, highly pointing out that each had personally made a great' contribution to the .health and welfare of people of this area. No' greater gift can be given than blood,' which Is a gift of life Itself in many cases.' In expressing deep gratitude to these people and'all blood donors, Red Cross officials state. that, the .blood donors are the\:very ;,backTbone of aay blood Lesson On Blouses for Sardinia Home Demonstration Unit The Sardinia Home Demonstra tion Unit will meet at the Town Hall in Sardinia- for -its - first les son on wash and wear blouses at 10:00 a. m. Thursday,' January Members who wish to take this lesson are' asked to please get in touch with Hazel Feraldi at Chaffe 7396 or Charlotte Kos- merl at Arcade 611 for details and the possibility of a change of place of meeting. A NEW YEAR'S MESSAGE FROM THE ARCADE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE At variance with, the overall state of the nation, dur ing .the past year the Village of Arcade and the many communities-\ in. the surrounding area have progressed through the mediums of industrial growth and general improvement in farming conditions This upsurge, coupled with , the modernization program established throughout our business area) should greatly assist to bring to these combined farming and industrial communi ties improved business conditions. However, business conditions for the past several months indicate that an adjustment in the economy of the notion is taking place; and the extent of this adjust ment will pretty well determine how business will fare in 1961. We believe that business in general throughout this area should enjoy a continued growth in 1961. \~ May the Christmas season bring to each and every one Happiness, Prosperity, and a Joyous New Year ARCADE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE By Anson F Sherman, President W, Booth First Prize Winner In Holland Kiwanis Lighting Contest Announcement has .\been made that the'following-were the' winners in the lighting contest sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Holland during the Christmas \season: First prize, Walter Booth of Bur- lingame Road, $25; second, Donald Kramer of Vermont St, $15; third, Graydon Savage of Capitol Heights, $10; fourth, Tjnil Bohadlo of Sav age Road, $10; fifth, Norbert Ba- kowski of East Holland, $5; sixth, Merritt Sleeper of LXaln St., $5; seventh, George Lose! of Church Road, $5. The judges were Jack Demmler of East Aurora, Larry Burton of East Aurora, and LouisiDomes of Chaffee. \ Bloodmobile to Visit Arcade January 13 Mrs. Clyde Johnston, Chairman of the Arcade Red Cross Blood Program, announces that the Bloodmobile will visit Arcade Fri day, January 13, setting up at the Motorola cafeteria, hours 1 to 7 p m. Mrs. Johnston urges that plans be made to be available on that date to donate blood. Time is a precious commodity in our present society, yet time will have run out for those in need of blood un less healthy individuals take time out to give blood. A half hour of time and a pint of blood is so little to give, yet it means so much to the recipient whose health is depend cnt upon it. Land costs now account for about 16 per cent of the total cost of a home.' John Youghf's Speech Receives Tri-Counfy Toaslmaslers' Award A Trl - County Toastmasters meeting was held December 27 at the Nichols Brook Hotel. The evening's program was opened by Club President Charles Crider. Topicmaster for the eve ning was Frank Smith, whose table topics had each member thinking oh his feet. Each Toast- master had to give- a one minute description of a Christmas gift he gave or received. The trick was to describe the gift without telling what it was. This part of the program was very thought pro voking. After table topics, the Toast- master for the evening, William Wiley, presented the speakers. These were Rev. Merlyn Vantran, Joseph Narrow, John Vought and Edward Montford. All the speak ers added to the evening's enjoy ment and fellowship. John Vought's speech, entitled \A Mat ter of Survival,\ was adjudged the trophy winner for the evening. The no,' meeting of Tri-County Toastmasteis will be held on Jan uary 10 at 6:30 p. m., at Nichols Brook Hotel. The evening's pro gram will be a panel discussion entitled \Should - The Electoral College Be Abolished?\ This pro gram should prove to be a very interesting and Informative one. Any male over 20 years of age, interested in improving his .speak ing ability is .asked to please con tact Bill Eriek at Arcade 610. Program At Hope Lutheran Church Well Attended \Unto You Is Born A Saviour,\ was the title of the sermon deliv ered Christmas Day by the Rev. William W. Griebel at Hope Luth eran Church in Yorkshire. The Gospel lesson was based on Luke 2-1-14. The film strips, \Bethlehem\ and \Emmanuel were shown during Sunday School and Bible Class time and narrated by Wil liam Winkey, Sunday School Sup erintendent. Harry S. Douglass Receives Arcade Kiwanis Club 'Citizen of the Year' Award At a regular meeting of the Ar cade Kiwanis Club held in Decem ber, Harry S.' Douglass, Arcade school teacher and Wyoming County historian,' was presented with the annual Citizen of the Year Award by Club President Kenneth Storms. President Storms expressed the club's thanks along with that of many others for Mr.- Douglass' contributions to the school, town and county. Others who have re ceived this award are the late Msgr. George V. Callahan, the Rev. William T Dunstan, and the former mayor of Arcade Jay T Sullivan. In addition to Mr. Douglass' other writings as county historian, he also wrote the \Progress With A Past\ book published by the Arcade Sesquiccntonnial Society in 1957. Chamber of Commerce Announces Winners In Lighting Contest; William Broskett Takes First Place The Arcade Chamber of Com merce formally announced the winners in its Christmas Lighting Contest held last week. Five win ners wore announced- with .the prize money ranging from $50 to $5. William Broskett of 50 Pearl Street, Arcade, took first place money of $50; Dr. Donald Watkins of 375 Main Street, Arcade, cap tured second place for $25; Charl es Groom of Yorkshire-Chaffee Road took third for $15; Harvey Mason of 222 Liberty Street, Ar cade, fourth place and $10, and Mr. and Mrs. Francis Connors of 384 Main Street, Arcade, fifth place and $5. The judging was capably handl ed by Mayor Paul Frank of Springyille, Mayor Kenyon Gretz- ler of Delevan and Clayton Ler- man, a representative of the Gen eral Electric Company in Buffalo. The five winners were chosen from about 35 entries, with awards based on artistic merit, originality, effort and inventivene^. Arcade Ready-Mixed Concrete, Inc., Furnishes Concrete As Old Theatre Gels New Look Progress In Arcade continued last week as the process of re modeling one of the Village's Main Street business buildings into a modern store began. Face lifting operations on the old Arcade Theatre building start ed some time ago as the front and marquee were torn down. Last week the inside of the building was prepared for extensive remodel ing. Reportedly being built as a new A&P store, the first basic step in the change was taken by the pouring of the concrete basement floor. Arcade Ready-Mixed Con crete, Inc., of Hurdvllle Road, Ar cade, drew the assignment and proceeded from there. About 30-35 yards of concrete were poured into the cellar of the building by Ready-Mixed trucks, shown above as the operation spec on its way P. C. Rice & Sons are the general contractors. Loss of Assessed ValuationHolland In Holland Results In Tax Rate Increase The increased tax of residents of the Town of Holland is due to a loss of nearly S7I.000 in assessed valuations within the township, states Supervisor Leland G. Joyce. Not sufficient new assessed valua tion was added to the roll to over come this deficit. Of the deficit approximately $57,000 represents valuation los. from the Pennsyl vania Railroad granted under a law passed by the State of New York some time ago. Also the State Equalization Boara cut the assessments of the Iroquois Gas Corporation and New York Tele phone Company in the township. \As members of the Holland Town Board, .we wish to make these points clear,\ states Mr. Joyce. \Further we do not wish to create the impression that the Town Board made this -raise in tax rate necessary, inasmuch as this was caused by situations that were completely .out of our hands. Evqry effort is .being made to keep taxes as low as possible within the Town of' Holland\ by the Town Board.!'. ... .... Cheese!catalogs:can be puzzlers for 'shopp ^sjjDMmy list well over 400 varieties 'of cheese. Committee Seeks Home For Exchange Student The Holland, N. Y., Chapter of the American. Field Service will meet in January to select a home for next year's foreign exchange student in Holland. •Next year's AFS student will arrive in Holland In August, 1961 and will live with a family in Hol land through June, 1962. He or she will be a senior at Holland Central School. AFS \parents\ in Holland who havo been hosts to students for a year are Mr. and Mrs, Harry Herr mann and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Messinger. The Herrmann's \son\ was Rafael Orquin-Berga from Spain, who graduated from HCS in 1960. Miss Marjukka Nurmela from Finland is currently living with the Messingers and attending HCS. Anyone interested in further in formation concerning AFS student homes may contact Mrs. Harry Herrmann at LF7-2565. Research, thousands of soil tests, and the study of several thousand farm in the major climatic and soil regions of New York State in dicate .that soU acidity (pH) is limiting field crop production more than any single factor.