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THE HOME NEWSPAPER VOL L X V U l — No. 2 7 NEWARK, NEW YORK. THURSDAY, JUDY 4, 1940 E n tered a s second clusa m a il m a tter J a t N e w a rk, N. Y. Post Office > E I G H T P A G E S Y o u n g s t e r s L e a r n , E n j o y G a i n e s i n P l a y g r o u n d P r o g r a m { N E W N E W A R K - P A L M Y R A S T A T E H I G H W A Y S L A T E D F O R S T A R T O N M O N D A Y a l l H e a v i e s t i n A p r i l , M a y , J u n e S i n c e ..\ i < m farmers continued to rav -!«ir sood weather today s thf'’ w orked to save as much s possible of crops battered b y linosi continual rains during he past w eek clim a x ing the easiest rainfall for the three onths of April, M a y vand unc in -’ I years. Murk farm s have been the ost seriously h it as t h e alm o s t, a::y lowers have sa tu r a ted he Vail drowning plants, a n d revaluing replanting. B u t even piand crops have suffered con- iderab.c damage, according to eport- from farm e rs arid farm nrfau officials. Neaiiy ail surrounding- areas aie had more th a n th e i r nor- a, ,'iiarc of rain during the. ast finer m o n ths \w ith the •tsark and M arioii areas get- in; c\tra large doses of the -encii>ngs. R a infall readings alien by Lyle Thraves, superin- fsdr-nt of Lock 28B, Newark, isrlo I- that rain h a s fallen ere on the average of every thcr day for the p a s t three ontli- with 15 days of rain - aii. listed for May a n d June,, nd 12 for April. Ree.iids furnished by T h raves eua'. that 12.86 inches of rain e/':n iliis area d u r ing April, fay and June, the largest to tal or those three m o n th s since: n lien 14.10 inches were tato- latrd Thc 1940 ra in f a ll read - ; here for the th r e e m o n ths rcrc April. 3.54 inches; May, inches, and June, 5.31 H.r dc.: lilt section is th e so- i Jungle” niucklands ortii of W h itings C o rners here a -tnrm of n e a r cloud - '■ pi-iportions th r e e weeks w p-'d out m a n y p lan t- ; n d cut o th e r s heav- raniicr.s in th a t area elsewhere have h a d no f.'Pite -nice, and w h ere re­ tain,:^ have been m ade, con- mued rams have taken new I; c-nmatgd\toy Lloyd C u r- !' o •■'I'TinfcouTity agricultural sen1 that m u c k land yields wiil e cut from 30 to 40 per c e n t by he unfavorable w e a ther. He ri'icaied th a t b e a n crops n the Montezuma Sw am p area, ad uffered frost dam a g e about 10 da > s a-o to add to th e diffi- uJif- nesetting th a t section. . fr.s instant dow n p o u rs have ■rmiisiv affected u p land farm s • as the m u c k land, C u rtis i d In addition to delay- ’ final plantings, the coti- rams have caused w a sh- »'■ ■ gullying in th e fields, ed r :: wet spots 'w h e re seeds nd plant- rotted. C u r tis r e p o rt- d ‘ ; i ' heavy show ers in the pm-a ,u-ea over th e w e e k -end ad b.i-iiy washed o u t p lantings fei-.atnf-.s. w ith several farm - r> n i',.iting up to 50\ p e r cen t lU'.ur bounty's f r u it crop wilt ••u.e affected by th e wet vea'.'-.f-r. according to Curtis, 'h r yield will be norm a lly i r 'n.- year following last heavy crop. L e g i o n B a c k s L o c k l e y f o r D i s t r i c t P o s t Endorses Williamson- Man . as Candidate at State Convention W ayne C o u n ty C o m m ittee, Am e rican Legion has .endorsed A lfred A. Lockley of W illiam son, past county com m a n d e r, a s a candidate- for seventh d istric t com m a n d e r. T-he electio if n a k e s place a t t h e state convention to be held a t S c h e n e c tady in Aug­ ust. Mr. Lockley n a s had a d istin ­ guished record as a iegionnalre, first serving a s coihm a n d e r of his own p o s t in W illiam son and then a s county com m a n d e r. B e ­ sides, he has served a s c h a i r ­ m a n of num e rous com m ittees both in his ow n post an,d in the county. R e c e n tly he w as a p ­ pointed d istrict vice c o m m a n d e r. Speaking o f . M r. Lockley’s candidacy, C o rnelius A. V a n d e ­ M o rtel, p r e s e n t com m a n d e r of W ayne County, said: - “A lfred Lockley is one of the o u tstan d in g legionnaires w h ich W ayne C o u n ty h a s produced. His record show s him to have b e e n exceptionally active in the A m e rican Legion oVer a period of years. T h e legionnaires of W ayne C o u n ty are u n a n im o u s in p r e s e n ting h im as a can d i­ d a te for d istric t co m m a n d e r .’’ . F r a n k W . C a r r o ll, p a s t de­ p a r tm e n t vice c h a ir m a n said: “I have know n M r. Lockley ever since he a n d I joined th e A m ­ erican Legion a n d consider him one o f th e m o st ab le officers w h ich our eolinty h a s ev e r h a d .” • As t h e custom h a s b e e n to ro­ ta t e th e Office o f d i s t r i c t com ­ m a n d e r am o n g th e counties of th e seventh d istrict, an d W ayne C o u n ty is i n line th is y e a r for- com m a n d e r, th e legionnaires of th is county are confident th a t he will be elected a t th e sta te convention in S c h e n e c tady. ible School to Close nday With Program Sr ‘pv.irk's Daily V a c a tion Bible 'Ml! rom e to a close th is S m -Mth a program -present- 6 i>' i he children a t th e F i r s t (Thurch a t 7:30 p. m , rin km to exercises by the departm e n ts based on fines. and a display Of ik m ade during the Bap: I:. SCh , , '.b.l- h.v: \ uli-. . pi’nod, certificates will, be *3:'.cri rhildren who have .*?■: .-vi,iar j n atten d a n c e and ..\i\p done accredited work. T;‘ public is invited to a t- u ; j Ai my Opens Daily Enlistment Service tor.. Arm-, C • cbir - ’v •arrf n ' recruiting station tor ■fig enlistm e n ts in all ,r ' of the U n ited S tates b\th foreign an d dom es- ' - been established a t the k p,r„ri Office. '<'■ William J. R e h ler is in ■ mid will be on h a n d daily n 'he hours of 8:30 a, m. 6 1' m., S a tu r d a y Until -o •Mf.HT CYCLE COP LISTED ' ■ Vjrcyeie traffic Officer\ n'i duty in N e w a rk each r.mrt- •k,art!ng- T h u rsday, ac- P(' to announcem e n t of ’lir'' chief W illiam Scheerens. v‘” i' Mhion will b e filled l>y w ' / 11 c u r r e n t ly night. •w ' \ r i p n Scout Day Camp To Open Monday At Perkins Park T h e Day C a m p , sponsored by th e Newark G irl Scout C o u n cil, will open a t P e r k ins P a r k n e x t M o n d a y a n d continue fo r th r e e weeks w ith sessions on M o n ­ days, W e d n e sdays and F ridays. All girls. 7 o r more years of age. w h e th e r G irl Scouts or not, are invited to tak e p a r t in th e Day C a m p activities. T h e r e is no charge for a tte n d a n c e . Mrs. R o b e rt L. S o p e r is in ch a r g e of th e canip assisted b y M rs. G eorge C h a p m a n , Miss R o b e r ta Van D u sen, M a ry Louise Healy and J u l i a W alsh. The Day C a m p is conducted from 9 a. m . u n til 4 p. m . Those atten d in g m a y go hom e for lunch, o f m a y b r i n g t h e i r lunch. In case of ra in , the cam p is held In P e r k ins School. Farmers Offered -Fertilizer Under Soil Plan Program Farm e rs in W ayne C o u n ty enrolled In th e 1940 A g riculture C o n servation -Program h a v e tlie opportunity „of obtaining 20 p e r cen t superphosphate for t h e use in the program a t a cash outlay o f only $1.40 per ton. V e rnon S. C a tor of E a s t P a l ­ m y ra, ch a ir m a n of the county com m ittee, sla te s th a t a r r a n g e ­ m e n ts have been made so th a t this fertilizer is available th r o u g h th e ACP In th e sam e m a n n e r t h a t lim e has been. T h e cost is deducted from th e soil- building-allow a n c e of a farm at th e ra te of $17,00 per tori. T h e only expense to th e farm e r is th e initial charge of $1.40 p e r ton to cover expenses. C a tor p o ints o u t_that, for th e farm e r w h o does not expect to earn all of his possible p a y m e n t by com p leting o t h e r soil-build­ ing practices, th is is an .excellent chancfe to get fertilizer a t a low cost. I t can be used on h a y la n d . pastures, sod O r c h a r d s ..o r w ith seedings m a d e W ithout a nurse crop, h e declares. A p p lications a r e being taken a t th e county office in -Sodus. _0— . Any G irl S c o u ts who w ish to go to th e G irl Scout C a h in th is sum m e r m u st no tify a t least a day in advance, Mrs. -R ichard Holmes or M bs , F r e d B u rgreen, according to officials. Perkins Park was a busy place Monday as youngsters opened annual Summer Playground Program. Above H . W. Hatsell, supervisor, instructs group in plaiting leather beltsr below, Douglas Winchell measures bail in turf bowling match. With William Allen, Anthony Mancuso and Johnny Burgreen. At left, Mary Doane concentrates on croquet, and at right Jean Brightman goes up for a high, one in badminton tilt. Big crowd of children enjoy program daily. -t O N ‘F O U R T H ’ or. Joins in Plea National Unity fo r T h e people of Newark are urged to join in a nationw ide declaration o f j i a t i o n a l u n i ty b £ reaffirm ing th e i r allegiance to th is n a tio n ’s basic principles o f freedom an d equality, in con­ nection w ith the celebration- of Independence Day this week. As p a r t of th e nationw ide m o v em e n t. M ayor R. E. C h itten ­ den, ”in comrAon w ith th e m a y ­ o r s of o th e r m u n icipalities, has issued the following statem e n t concerning fhe-occasion: “independance D ay h a s g r e a ter significance th is year) th a n ever before. Always an occasion of rejoicing, i t h a s be­ come a festival of thanksgiving, a call to rededication, a smybol of hope. “For today, w a r and, tyranny have overwhelm ed m any foreign nations: disloyal elem e n ts w ith ­ in our borders underm ine n a ­ tional unity by fom e n ting racial h a tr e d an d religious bigotry; anti-dem o c ratic forces seek to abrogate civil, political and econom ic liberties; dictatorships ab r o a d and traito r s a t hom e assail the very ideals of freedom an d equality on w h ich th is n a ­ tion w as founded. “These ideals an d the in s titu ­ tio n s derived from them , how ­ ever, are no less precious to tlie A m e rican people today th a n hi 1876. They are our treasured heritage, our mOst sacred trust. They stUL.make life w o rth living T h e y are still w o rth defending, i a d v e n t o f a w a r m sun is expect- If need be, they a r e still-w o r th ’ dying for, “I t Is therefore fitting th a t on th is F o u r th day of July. 1940, we A m e ricans renew the covenant o f o n r forefathers and reaffirm am o n g ourselves an d before all m a n k ind: ‘T h a t all- m en are created equal. ' . ‘T h a t th e freedom o f A m ­ ericans—w h ic h assures liberty of conscience, of speech, of assem b ly a n d of the press— is vital to the defense of- our. country against foreign and dom estic foes. •That the equality of A m ­ ericans—w h ich includes all races, creeds an d colors-. recognizes the contributions of egch to upbuilding th e n a ­ tion; and m akes loyalty to our country the only test of C h r is­ tia n or Jew , w h ite or negro, native or foreign-born. “T h a t on these principles of freedqm and equality, th e Am e rican people sta n d united, ahd in defense of our n a tio n a l unity — w h a tever difficulties . a n d dangers, lie ahead—we, as did our forefathers, m u tually pledge to each o th e r Our lives, our fortunes and our sacred Honor.” ’ < —— o-^ ----- — Mrs. George C h a p m a n , M rs.' D a n iel D e John an d Miss N a n H a llinan are ' a ttending E d ith Macy, N a tional Girl Scout T r a ining C a m p for leaders a t Pleasantville, N .'Y . They left Ju n e 26 and will r e tu r n Ju l y 10. ed t o see th e po o l crowded. ■ — a — —. ■■■' Airport Committee Seeks Local Field Extension by U. S. A t a m e e ting o f th e Newark A irport R e a lty C o m m ittee held M o n d ay evening, A. N. C h risty was elected c h a ir m a n of the B o a rd o f T r u s tees, a n d Robert? Bloomer w a s elected secretary and treasu r e r . F. B. KeiiCy and G o rdon M eyers te n d e r e d their resignations. T h e trustees now consist p f S t u a r t H a llagan, C lif­ ford Newton, A. N . C h risty. R o b ­ ert B loom e r and F r a n k Baltzel. C h r is ty sta te s i t is th e in te n ­ tion of th e new B o a r d to liqui­ date p r e s e n t real e s tate hold­ ings as quickly a s possible. The B o a rd of T r u s tees rep resen ts the fifty local bu s in e s s m e n who backed fin a n c ially th e original purchase of th e N e w a r k A irport M o st of t h e lan d w as later p u r ­ chased by th e V illage an d is leased by th e Village t o the gov­ ern m e n t as an em e rgency A ir-, port. C h risty says th a t LeRoy W right a n d G e r r it Frem o u w ; fo­ cal en g in e e r s anti Congressm an Jo h n T a b e r ate w o rking with him on th e pten t e in te r e s t the N a tional D e fense C o m m ittee in en larg in g th e ground space and lengthening th e r u n - w a y s of the p o rt here so a s tb m a k e possible Wayne Schools Cut in State Aid During Past Summer Playground Opens, ers Varied Activities H u n d reds o f N e w a rk you u g s ters this w e ek b e g a n enjoylnR th e ad v a n tag e s of th e an n u a l Sum m e rrP Iayground program , w h ic h opened a t P e r k in s P a r k on M o n d ay. , A lthough ham p e red b y incle­ m e n t w e a ther, th e p r o g r a m g o t |2 off to a good s t a r t and many'; children a r e visiting the p a r k i daily, according to H. w. H a tsell, p lay g r o u n d dlrectop. S p o n s o red by 'The local 'B o a r d ' o f Education, the playground h a s been g r a d u a lly b u i l t u p u n ­ til now it offers a larg e variety of r e c r e a tio n a l diversions f o r .the children. H a tsell is in a t t e n d ­ ance a s supervisor daily from 9 a. m . t o 5 p. ni., directing gam e s, use of equipm e n t, a n d the m a k ­ ing of h a n d i c r a f t articles. .M o st recen t ad d itio n , g i f t of N e w a rk Lions Club, is a se t of bowling b a lls for “tu f f bowling\. H a tsell .mid N e a l Pells, park caretak e r, a r e now constructing s a n d a ll e y s ' n e a r th e ten n is courts fo r th is bow ling, H a tsell also announced t h a t N e w a rk Ro­ ta r y Club h a s d o n a te d an outfit -for \goal-hi\. a gam e sim ilar to b a s k e tball b u t w ith one b a s k e t an d no backboard. T h is outfit h a s n o t y e t been received, he said. H a n d i c r a f t work, th e m a k ing of lea th e r b r a id e d belts, neck­ laces, a n d o th e r articles, is con­ ducted o n th e tab les o f th e new shelter building. E q u ipm e n t is on h a n d for b a d m in to n , croquet, i m in iatu r e golf, tennis, h o r s e ­ shoes, paddleball, a n d softball games, W h ich a r e stag e d nearly every m o r n in g And afternoon. Use of t h e w a d ing pool has been restricted b y cold w e a th e r , but A drop of $46,501 in stab- aid to ali school districts in W ayne C o u n ty during the past year, as com p a red w ith th e 1938-39 school year., is indicated m.— a rep o rt of C o u n ty T reasurer S. E. Wood o f school moneys received from th e state the past year. T h e total am o u n t paid to coun­ ty schools, botJij rural an d v il­ lage, w a s $646,52441 th is .y e a r , as com p a red to $693,020.33 paid last year. In th e Village of N e w a r k 1 CDist 8. Arcadia* thrT n n m in t of C O U N T Y G O P Committee .to Endorse Can­ didates Friday C a m p a ign .for R e p u b lican candidates in th e g e n e r a l elec­ tio n n e x t N o v e m b e r Will- toe opciw d for W aynV-G cm ity th is F riday w h e n th e county G O P com m ittee m e e ts at 2 p. m. in the County C o u rt House, Lyons, to endorse- ca n d id a tes fo r sev ­ eral offices of th is district. T h e com m ittee has been railed by Charles. A Noble of Lyons, chairm a n . Im p o rtance is a ttach e d to t h e session, not only because of t h c im p e n d ing presid e n tial election, but also because it will m a rk the - s t a r t of W ayne C o u n ty’s drive to land its own can d id a te on th e R e p u b lican ticket for Suprem e Court ju s tice of th e Seventh D istrict. County ju d g e Lewis A. G ilb e r t of Newark is expected to seek th e post an d to be endorsed by th e eonim it- P . G . R e c e i p t s F o r F i r s t H a l f S e t 2 R e c o r d s Marks for Six Months and One Quarter Broken, Report Show^ BusincsV 'recorch continued to be sm a s h e d at N ew ark .Port O f­ fice th is y e a r when th e total re ­ ceipts for th e first six m o n ths o f 1940 an d receipts for tlie sec­ ond q u a r te r set m a rks as th e g r e a test in the history of the local office, surpassing la s t y e a r ’s pe.ak figures. T h is is re ­ vealed in th e six-m o n th report m a d e yesterday by P o s tm a s ter F r a n k J- Baltzel. T h e P o s tm a s ter said receipts for. th e first h a lf of this year, w h ich include postage, registry, an d insurance, am o u n ted to $158,376.78. up increase of nine p e r cen t over t h e sam e period last year, w h e n the total was $145,153.51.. Since 1939 business w a s th e largest on record here, in d icatio n s point to a n even b e t t e r record far 194-0. “A lthough the y e a r began w ith a slig h t drop from tlie 1939 receipts,” B a ltzel said, \a 36 per c e n t jum p for the m o n th of April and steady increases in M ay and Ju n e b r o u g h t our six- m o n th to tal well over last y e a r ’s record.” R e c e ipts for the first q u a r te r w e re $156.02 less th a n th e . first th r e e m o n th s of 1939, b u t .an ali-tim e record for one q u a r te r established in April, M ay, and JUne totaled $13,379.- 29 m o re th a n th a t q u a r ter last year. - In 1939 t h e first q u a r ter to tal w a s $65,983.29. while th is year i t -Was- ♦66,727.27. D u r ing' the sec­ o n d qttdrtef'-a y e a r ago r u 'e d p ts w e re $79,270.22, and th is year th e y jum p e d to $92,649.5i, w h ich is $6,678.35 greater th a n the record for one qu a r ter hung up d u r in g the last three m o n ths of 1939. P e a k m o n th so Tar this y e a r is April, when, receipts of 534,267.44 w e re 36 per cent more th a n April 1939. Com p lete totals for each m o n th of 1939 an d 1940 are 11st- | e d toy Baltzel as follows: 1939 1940 ■ $ 25,057,83 $ 23,097.16 17.252.82 18.961.05 23,572.64 23,669 06 25,188.21 34.267.44 31,043.17 33,130 87 23,038.84 25.251 20 ; J a n u a r y ' F e b r u a ry 1 M a rch April May June sta te aid dropped $8 657 04 t h i s nI1 lh e $15000 p a s t year T o tal paym e n ts to th e nrvs, fn^ w t„ local district were $63,005 08. as com p a red to paym e n ts of $77.- 662.12 last year. The 1939-40 aid included $62,764 80 for village stu d e n ts and $6,240.28: fo r n o n ­ resident tuition. S t a te paym e n ts to all high school an d centralized d istricts in the county am o u n ted to $551,234.71 for the year, a n d rvtral districts received $95,289.- 70. The 19 A rcadia d istricts o u t ­ side' of Newark were paid $16.- 780.11, w h ich is $509.22 less th a n th e $17,289.33 paid last year. L a r g e s t am o u n t for Lhe p a s t ‘y e a r w e n t 'to W o lcott’centralized d istrict No. 1, w h ich received $89;153.37, w h ile W illiam son r e ­ ceived $62,827.21 and M gr ion g o t $56,829.33/Coiftjblete list/o f sta te <fid to h igh school an d c e n t r a l ­ ized d istric ts follows; G a len, Dist. C lydei. $36.- '822.72; Lyons, Dist. 6, $43,047.05; Savannah. Dist. 10. $11,046.18; Dist. 6, $673.46: Rose. D ist. 2, $89,742; W o lcott. Dist. 1. $89,- 153,37; Dist. 3. $31,862,75; M a c e ­ don, D ist. 13. $13,872.92; M a rion, D ist. i, $56,829.33: PaJm y ra, Dist. I, $32,604.08, Dist. 2, $5,- 376.84; W alw o rth. Dist. 1, $12,455.47; O n tario. Dist. 6. $20.- 748.37; Sodus. Dist. 4. $25,167.88; W illiam son, D ist. 2. $62,827.21; Arcadia, D ist. 8 i:New.arki. $69,005.08. P a y m e n ts to the 15 W ayne tow n s Tor rural school d istricts w ere: A rcadia, $16,780.11; G a len. $512.07; Lyons. $10.55 4 07; S a v ­ annah,, $8,953.43,1 Butler., $1;,- 256.95: -Huron. $1,916.40; Hose. $6:662:25; Woicott,, $2,205.12; M a c edon, $6,309; P a lm y ra, $1,- 753.90; W a lw o rth, $9,558.17; O n ­ tario , $7,657.68; Sodus, $15,943.- 43; W illiam son. $5,227.12. —, ----- : ---- O — - post iorm e rly held b y th e late Justice Clyde W. Kixnpp and now filled by Jo h n W . Miles of Lyons for the rem a inder o f th is year. One other c a n d id a te for th e nom ination has already a p ­ peared with the endorsem e n t of Austin W. Erw in. G e n e seo a t ­ torney. by the Livingston C o u n ­ ty GO P com m ittee. F o u r dele­ gates and four altern a tes will be elected by th e W ayne com m ittee Friday to support G ilbert a t th e Republican district ju d icial convention in August, tn 'Which eiah t counties particip a te an d nom inate the p a r ty candidate. Also to be endorsed by th e W ayne com m ittee a r e c a n d i ­ d a tes for M em b er of . C o n g ress from the 36th D istrict to suc­ ceed JOhn T a b e r of A u b u rn. S ta te S e n a to r from the 42nd D istrict to succeed H e n ry W. G r if f ith of Palm y i'a, C o u n ty Assem b lym an to .--ucceed H a rry' L. Averill of Palm y ra, and C o u n ty C o roner to. succeed Dr. A r th u r Besempr of M a rion. It Is believed all incum b e n ts will be endorsed ■ fo r re-eieetion. /The com m ittee will n o m inate 11 delegates and 11 a lt e r n a t e s to represent the county at the state Republican convention in A l b a n y Special feature of th e session \will b e reports from W ayne’s two persons who were delegates from th e 36th district' to the N a tional GOP C o n v e n tion in Philadelphia. They are Paul D. Newton of Newark, w h o voted fo r the presidential nom inee. Wendell. L. wyk-ie. and Mrs. Paul Taylor of Lyons, d e leg a te-at- large who voted for T h o m a s E. Dewey. Ib is expected th a t Con­ gressm a n Taber; /S e n a to r G r if ­ fith., Assemblym an Averill, and Judge G ilbert wiil p tte n d and T o tals $145,153.51 $158.376 78 -0 - Town Clerk Lists $4,939 in Fees for First Six Months A to tal o f $4,939.45 in fees w e re received by E. C. Bond, A rcadia tow n clerk, in the first six m o n th s of 1940, w ith $777 re tu r n in g To Arcadia as the tow n ’s share. T h e report shows t h a t during th e first h a l f of the year the Tow n Clerk issued 40 m a rriage licenses tarn-increase o f 27 over th e sam e period last y e a n , 655 com b ination hunting an d fish­ ing licenses, 293 fishing licenses, 52 h u n tin g licenses, 30 trap p e r s licensestan d 977 d o g licenses, a n d collected fees for filing 361 con­ d itio n a l sales contracts and 244 c h a t t e l m o rtgages. R e p o r t for June totalling $293.60 included 9 m a rriage li­ censes, $18.00; 13 dog licenses, $33.25; 46 com b ination hunting an d fishing licenses/ $103.50; 42 fishing licenses, $69.30; 2 liunt- itifT licenses, $3.30: 1 n o n - r e s i­ d e n t fishing license, $5.50; 80 conditional sales, $40.00, and 77 c h a t t e l m o rtgages, $19.25. WELFARE AIDE RESIGNS iM iss. - K a therine Droma-zGs,- foi' i \briefly:— the uast-yeai-exeicutive. s c a retary i of th e . A rcadia F a m ily W e lfare i STORES OPEN TODAY Society, h a s resigned th a t posi- i AH Newark stores wili be open tion to becom e a senior social [ th is afternoon i W ednesday ) ow- w o rker ih th e New York S ta te ; ing to the F o u r th of July holi- D e p a r tm e n t of Social W e lfare | day tomorrow, T h o se closing for tihe R o c h e s ter area. S h e to e - | W ednesday afternoons during the landing of la r g e r airships j g a n d u ties in R o c h e s ter on M o n - j th e sum m er will re tu r n to th a t here, !•< schedule n e x t w e e k as usual. Windows Broken In Nearby Homes As Bolt Hits Tree A score —o f .w indow s were sh a t te r e d in nearby houses w h e n lig h tn in g struck a large ash tree,in fro n t o f the hom e pf M rs. S a r a h McEvoy a t 346 E. U n ion S t. S u n d a y afternoon ab o u t 3:30 o’clock. T h e flash' also struck over­ h e a d electric lines blowing out fuses in th e fu-e ^departm e n t 'q u a r te r s iii City H a l[ and_setting: off th e fire horn, which was h e a r d alm o s t cPfmuUaneonsly w ith th e b l a s t rffX h tinder th a t followed th e bolt, W indow s were shattered in the McEvoy hom e as well *s at the. hom es of R a y Higgins, John , A b ram T e llier and M arvin ■Ice. W o r k o n $ 2 7 4 , 7 5 7 J o b W i l l j B e g i n - a t P a l m y r a W ork on the new Newark-' Fajmyra state highw a y will start next M o n d a y , July 8 , ac­ cording tp w o r d from John Bcllardino, Inc., Seneca Falls, w h o war aw a r d e d the contract for c o n struction of the road fol­ low ing his low bid o f $274.,- 7 5 7 ,2 5 on the project. B e llardino, w h o se bid w a s $94,- 663 less t h a n th e sta te en g in e e r 's estim a te for th e 6;49-niile stretcli, said his force will s t a r t a t th e Palm y ra en d of the R o u te 31 strip M o n d a y ., He expects t o com p lete about four m iles o f th e foad th is year a n d th e rem a in ­ d e r n e x t sum m e r, w ith in the deadline Of Sept, 1, 1941, s e t by the s t a t e . . T h e co n tr a c to r said h e will hire, -most of th e com m o n labor on th e job from th is vicinity, a s w e ll a s trucks a n d d r iv e r s for, hauling m a terials and excavat­ ed e a r th . He will m a in tain tra f ­ fic on th e ro a d g e n e r a lly th r o u g h o u t th e c o n s tr u c tio n pe­ riod. B e llardino said. D e tour R o u te D e signated -• R a lph J. Storm , county a s s ist­ a n t engineer to th e d i s t r i c t en­ gineer, said th e sta te h a s desig­ n a ted th e official d e to u r d u r i n g th e project as R o u te 88 from N e w a rk to P h e lps, R o u te 2 to M a n c h e ster, a n d R o u te 21 to P a lm y ra. 4 special s t a t e engi­ neer will probably .be assigned to w o rk w ith th e c o n tra c t o r o n th e .project, T C o n tr a c t for t h e highw a y calls for a 22-foot p a v e m e n t on a 45 to 5i-foot. rw idw « p , to toe 1 1 fi in »iin itujjil ftnjiOiMt ble ad d ition o f a n o ti i e r 1* f o o t ' s t r i p o f pavem e n t, anfi .w ith six- foot shoulders e n each flank.- S h a r p curves a t Cook’s C o rner. G a llow a y 's B ridge, P e a k e ; s Bridge, arid A llerton's H ill wilL be cu t dow n a n d m u c h o f the. Erie C a n a l bed along th e W ide- - w a ters will be filled in to allow for th e broad roadw a y . R ights-of-W a y C o s t $21,000 The W ayne B o a rd of S u p e rvi­ sors h a s obtained o p tions o n all ; parcels of lan d needed for th e revised routg a t a n approxim a te coat of $2f,000, according to Le­ van R. B a rnes, county highw a y sup e r in ten d e n t. P a y m e n ts for thdse parcels will probably be spread over th e n e x t tw o -years, lie said, so th a t t h e county wilt n o t be forced to borrow m'oriey for th e purpose. O ther b idders on th e project an d th e i r am o u n ts w e re: W a r ­ ren Bros. R o a d s Co., C a m b ridge, Mass., $276,928; C. P. W ard, Inc,, R o c h ester, $289,416.50; Depew Paving Co., Inc.. Depew, N . Y„ $292,226.05: D. W. W inkelm a n C o , Syracuse, $297,078.80; B e ro E n g ineering an d C o n struction' Corp.. N. T o n a w a n d a , $309,- 079.85; F r a n k S ten to & Son, B ingham ton. $312,435.25. • M ain item s in building* the h ighw a y are excavation of 245/-~ 000 cubic y a r d s of e a r t h a t an estim a ted cost of $85,750, laying 16,225 cubic y a r d s of cem e n t concrete pavem e n t a t an expect- ' ed cost o f $94,105. use \of 25,070 b a r rels of P o r tlan d cem e n t esti­ m a ted to cost $61,421.50, fui'iiisli- iiig at\d spreading' 14,000 ctrbte y a rds o f to'psoil estim a te d to cost $11,200, an d 77,050 square y a r d s of m e tal reinforcem e n t for co n ­ crete p a v e m e n t a t a n e s tim a ted cost of $20,803.50, - o - W N Y Therapy Group Re-Elects Newarker Miss D o rothy A. Pollock, chief occupational th e r a p ist a t N e w ­ ark S tate School, w a s re-elected president of the W e s tern New Y o rk O c c u p tional T h e r a p y Asso­ ciation a t th e an n u a l m e e tin g of the group a t G o w a n d a S t a te H o spital last T h u rsday. O th e r m e m b e rs of th e N e w ­ ark S tate Schooi sta f f a tte n d in g w e re; Mrs. Floyd F iteh p a tr ic k , Mrs. G eorge Adams, A. J . B r a d ­ ley, E. L. H a r t, R a lph H in c h - m a n , F r a n c is D a rrow , C h e s ter Peiis, Jo h n S t r a in and R o b e r t Soper. NO FIREW ORKS ALLOWED ' Police C h ief W illiam S c h e e r - pns. deluged b y /p h o n e calls o n , fireworks for th e F o u r th , again sta te s th a t his: d e p a r tm e n t w ill strictly enforce a village o r d i n ­ ance fo bidding m a n u f a c tu r e , sale, possession, or use o f a n y firew o rk of all k inds w ithin th e village a ly tim e d u r in g t h e year.

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