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Christmas Gifts :have_ top priority right now and we wager every housewife is doing her level best to coax all she can but of the fam-ily budget. She's going to find that shopping at Hill's will help in lots of ways to get those extra gifts with those extra savings she can always make here! SPAGHETTI MACARONI * . • Grocery Prices Effective ;ifntll ffco Clow of Business Toes., Dee. 18. Dairy, Produce, and Meat Prices for rbe Weekend Only. 'S Vel iy.pVg-3(^ Super Suds **pfcg30* - • ! ,i.' '.'. *!,-f "", . ' _ _ •- ' : • . • • Palmolive Soap 3^-"u'25 Hill's Fine Meats Always a Treat! U.5. Choice & Prime (7" cot) Fmfa or Smoked •Sninrlconinn 9SntnottSAL f*t f MSm»f*c»' Porterhouse Steak °i Smoked Cafes BOD.I.U Fresh Ground Meat Skinless Frankfurters SBeed Bacon Ib. 95c Ib. 99c Ib. 63c lb.65c TOP BAY SHORE PATCHOGUE FARMINGDA1£ IrJ 1 n 2 bofh ^-C—- fl—U_—l ANGER JOE SUGAR COATED (Comb, offw) *- •• m. mi- j «».• i •^•M ' • • " E r 1 Vilb.29c SAYV1LLE UNDENHURST FREEPORT 796 MERRICK AVE. 803 MERRICK AVE. 872 BELLMORE AVE. 2845-JERUSALEM AVE. #oinoiresfe2l^ ^rfme J)airyi?6^cft5 TANGERINES Sw««t Jilcy Te»d«f StrtaglMt c BEANS • V - ' * ' - Klrbna Kirkman's Cleanser r»'r . Ib. c«ni ^•-j?i*:--'-S!i« :MUTc^:~^r^-p--r-T:--•;.-'••-'-:• "^- •• - •- "' • • • : ' . ' • x.i^o•-•r/•-..^^-6«laD•ASwl•8^CI»o»^v:^v;^^; t - .. ' « . , , • ' . ' . Seedless Grapefruit inrsur Pbenix Maracaine • , , - . • . . . • ,:.,-'i;:::.;i.-.-.i /";.•;•;•!'.'•'•"-'.: :':'».v,^li__!.,...l'"-;. •• : •. - • ;lj ....I:- Ib. 69c Topped Corrots , Ib.27c Red fBpe Cranbeiries ttM^W;,* fi$&$&Mfmc^&?Az-<w •-; '•'•''•' :^^:-[ ^'i;,.; A'i/."': '.:.:'--'-...;-''..-V.^'-V'^.':'-*;'.11 •''>?' '/I-1' . ' . ' . ' - . - ; : - / : . : n\ ••:.:':'.•-'•?':-'"'-.-^""'^-- • •'•J '••••' :^^^:^^-.:^^:.^^^l^ '^t^'b^-^'-r'C'^'j •'• •:- YOU ALL Doxsee Lists Improvements At Meeting of Unity Party MuiJJipipal Projects costing close to two and three-quarter million dollars completed and obligated covering the period .since 1948 were listed by Mayor Robert L. Doxsee in a report made to the Unity Party at a special meeting held in Exempt Fire Hull Thursday nijrht. However, ~u large portion of this total is not being borne by the village at large, but by property owners in the benefited areas. ' One group included $684,437.22 spent on public Improvements, In-cluding $484,000 for parking fields, three-quarters of -which has been asssstfed-against those owning prop-erty In the vicinity" of the fields. Widening of Henry street cost $93,- 000, North -Ocean., avenue,". $14,000, and land for a parking field south of Atlantic avenue on Bayview avenue,- the -plot -oa:-North Ocean Drawn by CURT BRALL Commuters Must Pay $1 Fee for A resolution requiring commuters to buy special tags for the* automobiles to make them eligible for all-day parking m parking places and municipal fields set apart for commuters was adopted by the Village Board at its meeting Monday night The special license tags or stickers •will toe sold by the village at the nominal .price of $1 a year. The new ruling Is to take_ejHect at the..beg*n-ning" of tihe next fiscal year, not January 1. It will permit commuters; to use the parking places along Brooklyn avenue adjacent to the railroad between North Main street and Bergen place, the municipal parting field on North Orove street back ofc-the municipal building and the parking field adjacent to Spar-tan fcodge on Ofrove, street: • 7~1toe resolution- grew out of com-plaints that non-resident coxmnu-j tersjwere using these fleloVfor all-day, which meant 'that some resi-dent ' communters' could find-no place to park convenient to the railroad etattonrAs 1foe' special H- - censes will-be-issued- only- to -.resi-irJtente of the village, it is expected to d*S«ntfftgejr<>utsider^_frOTn • • ^_ l_t_<u " A*^T -T-~i*;-~"^"lpl-Cr*Urtrt"~ *•»n WlF jibbons & Company Low Bidder on Bonds Bdth Freeport Banks Offer To Take Iftsue For Village Projects . Gibbons & Co. submitt-tempting places. parkmg DRUG STORES ALL OPEN LL DATTON last be- ^ . W11T 'remain open during the entire' day, : Instead of all bu" one closing at 2 o'clock. aVenue north of the Municipal Btdlding, the parking, Jfleld north of the bulldin-g on -North-Grave vB the "extension -'6f"RandaU avenue Into. the North Main street p field made, up-the^bal^rice.>: TnstaUa^ou- of the . in 858.15, of which property owners In the lateral districts established In the area will pay more than 60 ppr cent in local assessments. The May-or explained that 21 miles .of new sawers have been installed, increas-ing the total for the entire village to 89^ miles. Installation of a new Diesel en-glrier a nev? switohgear. the exten-sion and remodeling of the power house and a new fuei,-tank..wilt in-volve an expenditure of . $750,000 Mayor Doxsee explained*-BondMor irs. Pitcher Dies; Resident 53 Years Credited With Helping Save Baptist Church During Trying Years Mrs. Mary K. , Pitcher, for more than 53 years a resident of Free-port, died Monday in herrhome, 303 South Ocean ''avenue, Mrs, -Pitcher was born, Mary Cputant'; Ke tehum, in Smi'thEown, ; on^une^SO, :1863, and .taught1 )n the/, Brooklyn1 school Play Area Proposed In Northeast Section Also to be Started Chairman Tells Civics Bids Will Be Opened By End of Fiscal Ygar Bids for the complete construe-^ tlon of a waterfront park at the foot of Long Beach avenue, and the first section, of the Northeast Park and Playground are "to be opened in time to permit' the let-ting of contracts* for the projects" -- •before the end of the fiscal year on February 29, Everett G, Purman,. chairman of the Park Commission, advised the members of the South-west Civic Association at their' De,- cember meeBngin "tiie"" Archer Street school. A Joint, meeting., of . foe .Village Board aJ«T')?arkr<!ommlssloavris to be -held on v Sunday r/De^mber to set date -ErPitcher lin 'the tist i-' (Mayor : ed the most attractive offer for a bond issue "of. $755 ,000 to cover four village projects when. the bids Municipal Building/ The company offered to "take the' entire issue" at an interest rate.iof-2:10 -per--cent and to pay a premium of $1,188 in addition to the principal. - The Freeport pank made a bit involving~lan interest rate of 22( per cent and apremium of $l,584,7i and the Meadow Brook Bank bl< was based—on-an-interest^rate^o: 2.25 per cent with a premium $2,120,:.:- .' ;^-i- /.:;:*. . . The issue was sold to Gibbons ^ Co., by Village Treasurer, Gordon Slmonson. AN OPEN LETTER ^Ed Vosil Expresses Heartfelt .'•''. ' v-::: ••''•'• "• , • •' • • Thanifcs To Qracious Friends this project will be.-amortized from the receipts of the plant. •> . New Wat$r Mains Laid Then thousands- of 'dollars were apent in laying translte water mains !n -areas along the wsrtjer-front to replace cast iron pipe which had disintegrated to such _an, extend. that-noX.only were the Water De-partment employees kept- almost the Job ,of making rer Op Jgrdupton'tJie il^b^K^c Mr. and Mrg._ Pitcher become mem-jjera of the First Baptist Church When It'was holding services in a hall on South Main street. Shoi&y titter their arrival here the church passed through a very trying period when it had no place to worship and the small congregation of faith-ful worshipers was kept together by means of cottage prayer meetings many of which were held in the Pitcher homer It was largely through their efiforts that' the organization was heldnogether. __ In 1904; the church acquired prop-erty on South Grove street, between ^ ^vtnfw^ — ...,,=., West Merrick road and Pine street, ^&CG^i x^ ^ foe list, only to have on which it~erected a church and ^ - •• ---*— parsonage, where services were-con-ducted until the opening of the present stone edifice at.,South-Long Beach avenue and Pine street, 23 years ago. This was a year after Mr.": Pitcher's death^ so -he never been-stopped,- The -new- pipes were laid in the Bay Estates, on Wood- (Continued on Page 3) potential health menance and disgraceful slgnKt by the Southwest members, who waait the place cleand up. Expressway Ronte Sflag (Mr. F^innon explained ^'tihftt at one time the Park OommlKlon de-ffired to go. ahead. with^the^park, .but when the matter of the Pree-port- Roslyn Expressway. , came Up and the route could not -be deter-mined, It was decided <tot It would not be wise to' • Spend-' £ny capital (f^^lda in the development of :ihe park at this time. Then,, he added, proposed Northwest Pftrk -/ uuiiobaiibij' v»i» w*« j«v v«- -•«"-—o -—. • — , . ,. pairs, but millions of gallons,went^realized hls^amwtlon of seeing the ;o waste through leakage which nets new •b—u»i-l>d•ing completed. 7 For Many years Mrs. Pitcher was the-oh'urch' treasurer. She uteo-serv- ~: (Continued on .Page .3) Lacy AssurriesJslew Eost -r—-. /...'-• / j-•'-•.• ••/•••• • , ,- ,_." —~ - _ treasured possessions'' The 'kTwwledge^ihijt you arc not forgotten" "7 It's1 more or less difficult for a newspaper-hardened lit-, dividual ty become sentimental wittout becoming melodramatic; but, it's a natural reactioia to.realize.tbB.tnie values of life when * one has been1 a wigner in a close decision with a thanatoid opponent. It ia-t^eft:clne definitely'.'knows,that life is but a beat of the heart; a fereath of air. ' •..-.-: . " " . . - " _ " . ^.*^~««i^«.t.-' When one eilts froan~th6 world of oxygen tents mto a world of Uvlny . reaiHy, his' first -thbiyEiits %ftre, not of-material 'ihin^ -The lifeline of;- hls splrltnal intangible. to be sidetracSed when the of aco^lring the site from the De.r partmcnt-of Wate*-r Supply.-lOfls . and Electricity of New, Yoric ^cUy-•* faced delays and It .-was found i part of the proposed propej*yjriig!ht have to' be used _in congee Won _wlth the— grade elimination project. This • forced tihe selection of the waterfront and I-Iortheast-parks^for-^ first ccnsidei-ation. Mr. Furm'an ex-~ plained, that funds totaling $125.000 - were^ available .for park .purposes , which would havejfo-be-put under.!.; ooiitraot^by the_end.-<rf:.the _flscal year; -r -- - ' : - Herald itJK&S hoped $fi^000-would be' sufficient _t» -finance.--the- first-section of-bhe Northeast Park and ^$40,000 the ;w6Aerfront. area, and^ promised that any -funds left over would be utilized to do everything possible in cleaning uf> Uie Milburn , (Cpntinued on Page 2) New Episcopal Church Open Christmas Eve • The first services In'the new edi-fice of. the Transfiguration Episco-pal phuwih'wUl be/hel<^on Christ-] The thought that someone cares - : (Cdntinued on Page 4)'"';;;;•; ^ 'John t tacvr assistant cashier of tthe^ Freeport BanTc; receives the gavel, representing his new authority as' president of toe Freeport. Klwanls ;Club, from Cecil EJ Bodd, retiring president, at the blob's annual ladles at Sputa Shore Terrace, Wednesday, Dec. 12. Bagatelle Photo o'clock. The pews have not been Installed so camp (ihairs will &e pro-, vided for the accomodafcion of the , large congregation that is eaqpc-cted. There will be a, talh; by the rector'( the Rev; Reginald,;H.'Scott, and.the, ordinance of Holy 'Communion wjl be observed. The hyinns/ will be ap-1 propriate to the1 Christmas season, Cwnmd wa^Jyroken for the .'church; in October,--i050f-; and the corner-- Htone^was laid ;Jast: June. Tho .edl-l flee. Is cruciform m snaoe and • of :the Noiman-Oothtc style of aitfil-tecture. .It.;ls' of bric"k" " :andj5ton~e. ;J\ kJ HI -;' ,j ~'-"-'^m i • '; :-'••• ----'.^ -."'v '^^K'-\\'&
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|Publisher||L & M Publications, P.O. Box 312, 30 South Ocean Avenue, Suite 204, Freeport, New York 11520.|
|Contributors||Nicolas Toscano, Michele Swersey, Joan Delaney.|
|Source||Freeport Memorial Library;|
|Rights||Newspapers are Public Domain before 1 March 1989; and Digital Rights after that date transferred to Freeport Memorial Library by L & M Publications.|
Christmas Gifts :have_ top priority right now and we wager every
housewife is doing her level best to coax all she can but of the fam-ily
budget. She's going to find that shopping at Hill's will help in
lots of ways to get those extra gifts with those extra savings she
can always make here!
* . •
Grocery Prices Effective ;ifntll ffco Clow of
Business Toes., Dee. 18. Dairy, Produce, and
Meat Prices for rbe Weekend Only.
'S Vel iy.pVg-3(^
Super Suds **pfcg30* - • ! ,i.' '.'. *!,-f "", . ' _ _ •- ' : • . • •
Palmolive Soap 3^-"u'25
Hill's Fine Meats
Always a Treat!
U.5. Choice & Prime (7" cot)
Fmfa or Smoked
•Sninrlconinn 9SntnottSAL f*t f MSm»f*c»'
Porterhouse Steak °i
Smoked Cafes BOD.I.U
Fresh Ground Meat
2 bofh ^-C—- fl—U_—l
ANGER JOE SUGAR COATED (Comb, offw) *- •• m. mi- j «».• i •^•M ' • • " E r 1
796 MERRICK AVE.
803 MERRICK AVE.
872 BELLMORE AVE.
^rfme J)airyi?6^cft5 TANGERINES
• V - ' * ' -
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:MUTc^:~^r^-p--r-T:--•;.-'••-'-:• "^- •• - •- "' • • • : ' . ' •
t - .. ' « . , , • ' . ' .
Seedless Grapefruit inrsur
• , , - . • . . . • ,:.,-'i;:::.;i.-.-.i /";.•;•;•!'.'•'•"-'.: :':'».v,^li__!.,...l'"-;. •• : •. - • ;lj ....I:-
Ib. 69c Topped Corrots ,
Ib.27c Red fBpe Cranbeiries