Congratulations are in order to the three
school board presidents who were reelected at
Tuesday's annual re- organizational meeting.
School Board members spend much more of
their time than attendance at the regular and
special board meetings with which the public is
The many executive sessions, committee meetings,
and other school activities take a heavy toll
of Board members time for which they receive
The Board president is the guiding force of the
team effort which goes about making many important
We congratulate Mrs. Lucille Goulding, and
Messers J. Lewis Ames and Lawrence Hammer
for taking on another year of hard but satisfactory
and sometimes thankless work.
They were elected in School Districts 22, 23
and 18 respectively.
Can't See It
We can't quite understand the thinking of School
District 22 Trustee Le Roy Mollineaux regarding
the policy of press releases. At Tuesday's special
meeting after the annual re- organizational session
Mollineaux tried to get the Board to go along
with issuing no press information unless the
entire board approves the news release. In effect,
if a reporter from a daily or weekly publication
is present at a meeting, there's no problem.
If however, for some reason, a reporter is not
present, does that mean that no trustee or member
of the professional staff can say nothing
via telephone. Just doesn't make sense.
The Board tabled the policy re press releases
and how they are to be handled.
Trustee A. Terry Weathers openly stated that
the Mollineaux suggestion is impractical and unrealistic.
With this we heartily agree.
July 4, Independence Day, is referred to as the
greatest secular holiday of the United States.
Yet, strangely enough# the first anniversary of
the declaration was observed only in Philadelphia
by the adjournment of congress, a ceremonial dinner,
bonfires, the ringing of bells and fireworks.
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Chiropractic is not included
in the Federal medicare program.
This means that elderly
persons in your community cannot
receive reimbursement from
the Federal government for chiropractic
care. Chiropractic is
effective in caring for many of the
ills of the elderly. Many elderly
persons go to chiropractors.
To ease the cost burden placed
on the elderly person, International
is requesting that its members
participate in the program of
Chirocare. The program provides
all chiropractic services
for one year at only $ 20.00 per
patient. The $ 20.00 will help cover
administrative costs. The care
( including x- rays and instrumentation)
of the patient is free.
Other organizations have initiated
Dr. Louis Caselli
By Chris Klesh
Hallelujah, Baby!, the Tony
Award winning " Best Musical
of the Year," opened at the
Mineola Playhouse starring
Diana Sands, Leon Bibb andRos-etta
Le Noire, last week for a
three week engagement, prior
to a national tour.
The sprightly and bouncing
Broadway musical was further
enlivened when composer Jule
Styne and lyricists, Betty Com-den
and Adolph Green, visited
rehearsals adding two new songs
to the already and pulsating
score. " We're In The Same Boat"
and " When The Weather's Bett
e r , " are the two new compositions
that have been introduced
to the Mineola production of Hallelujah,
Baby! Miss Comden applauded
the cast and said, " Leon
Bibb performs so marvelously
that we should have another song
A robust and refreshing play
of song, dance and Broadway
pizzazz, " Hallelujah, Baby!",
was called, " a knockout,"
" a musical, musical," " bright,
gay and melody- drenched,"
" with bracing songs by Jule Styne
... splendidly polished lyrics by
Comden and Green."
Jerry Adler, director of the
Mineola presentation, said that
the production is going extremely
well, and that a delightful excitement
has been created by the
new musical additions.
Hallelujah, Baby! will run
through Sunday, July 14, and will
be followed on July 16 by Harvey,
starring Paul Ford.
Tickets are available at the
Mineola Playhouse box office, at
120 Mineola Boulevard, and can
be reserved by calling ( 212) AX
1- 5551 or ( 516) PI 1- 3353.
Prices range from $ 6.50 to
$ 3.75. Curtain time is a s follows:
8: 30 P. M. Tuesday thru Friday,
2: 00 P. M. Wednesday matinee,
5: 00 P. M. and 9: 00 P. M. Saturday,
and 7: 30 P. M. Sunday.
Q - I notified the post office
when I moved but my refund still
hasn't come. What should I do
A - Write the Internal Revenue
service center where you
filed your return giving your
present and former address,
Social Security Number, and date
Q - I need someone to represent
me on my tax case. Where
can I find someone?
A - Contactyour local accounting,
bar or tax practitioner association.
of persons qualified to represent
The scars will soon be erased
from the mall which housed Resurrection
City but the damage
to Washington and to the Poor
People's movement will be harder
It was left to the federal government
last week to rescue the
leaders of Resurrection City
from a situation which they could
no longer handle. The leadership
as much as told the administration
that they wanted
to be evicted because they could
not cope with the militants and
the hoodlum types who were making
life at the encampment impossible.
Many of the marchers
had guns and other weapons.
There were so many shootings,
stabbings, assaults and crimes
within the camp that the leaders
recognized hopelessly that
they needed a more respectable
and secure base from which to
address the American People.
Most residents of Washington
reacted badly to the establishment
of the encampment and the
reaction turned more negative
as the violence surrounding the
campaign increased. Most members
of Congress feel that anyone
who comes to Washington
to discuss grievances should be
given reasonable accommodation,
but most Congressmen feel
that a shantytown on lands of
our national strines was wrong.
There was bickering among leaders
of the march and hostility
between the various groups and
the demands made upon Congress
were vague and somewhat contradictory.
Originally, it was conceived
as a march on Congress for
guaranteed jobs and wages but
the concentration of the activities
was on the Agriculture Department
which already had the resources
and funds to deal with
the problem of hunger without
legislation. If any rational accomplishment
can be claimed
by the march, it was in persuading
the Agriculture De -
partment to put its various a-gencies
into motion and to cut
bureaucratic red tape.
The Southern Christian Leadership
Conference posted a $ 5,-
000 bond as a guarantee against
damage of the government property
which was used. Government
officials estimate that the actual
cost of rehabilitation will be in
excess of $ 100,000. That's just
another deficit to chalk up against
a plan which was grand in conception
and dismal in execution.
U / A T m By Congressman
f t A I V s t l John W. Wydler
Every week I go to Washington,
D. C. to Congress. This week, the
Congress came to Long Island
in the form of the Government
Operations Committee of the
House of Representatives.
Pleasure boating is one of the
fastest growing sports in
America. New York State has
the largest boating recreation
area in the country and Long
Island is the center of New York's
It is very appropriate that the
Government Operations Committee
decided to send the Special
Studies Subcommittee, on which I
am ranking Republican, to hold a
congressional hearing on boating
safety in Nassau County.
Boating safety is part of the
President's Consumer Protection
program and is similar to
car safety in that it depends
on a sound vehicle driven by
a careful operator. Our hearing
concentrated on the activities
of the U. S. Coast Guard and its
cooperation with New York State
and the localities in making the
waters safe to use.
The statistics for death and
injury from recreational boating
are growing at an accelerated
rate. Preventive action is
needed to protect the public.
The Town of Hempstead Conservation
and Waterways Depart-
A baby boy, Michael Andrew,
was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert
ment made its facilities at One
Parkside Drive, Point Lookout
available for the public hearing
which was held July 1st from
9: 30 a. m. to 12: 00 noon. At the
conclusion of the formal hearing,
the chairman of the Subcommittee,
Rosenthal ( D- Queens), and
I toured the waters off Nassau
County in a Coast Guard boat
to see firsthand the problems
of enforcing laws and to search
for improvements in procedures
Coast Guard, town and county
authorities, as well as representatives
of boating organizations,
testified. Improvements in existing
regulations and federal legislation
will be considered as a
result. Federal hearings in the
Town of Hempstead with testimony
of New York State witnesses
is an example of governmentco-operation
at all levels to solve
a growing problem.
The waters will become more
and more crowded in the years
ahead and it is important that
Long Island lead the way in
seeing that our boats and operators
are controlled to be safe
for all citizens.
I was pleased to play a part
in bringing Congressional activity
to Long Island where the
problem could be seen firsthand.
• I I HI W ^ — • • • • H W I I I I . I I W I . • • - I —
Dittmeier of 25 William Street,
Farmingdale recently at Brunswick
Q - Is the room and board
you receive as a camp counselor
considered taxable income?
A - No, it is not as long as
the room and board a r e furnished
on your employer's premises
and for his convenience. Acceptance
of the lodging must be a
condition of your employment.
Q - I just opened a savings
account for my daughter. Should
I use my social security number
to identify the account or do I
have to use her number'.'
A - Use her number.
Q - I just discovered I made
a mistake in figuring my sick
pay exclusion when I filed my
1967 return. Can 1 use the Form
1040- X to correct this?
A - Yes, you can. You should
also complete and attach a copy
of Form 2440, Statement to
Support Exclusion of Sick Pay,
showing how you compute your
corrected sick pay exclusion.
Copies of these forms and
necessary instructions for filling
them out can be obtained at local
Q - I've heard that here's a
tax advantage when you give
shares of stock instead of money
to a college. Why is that?
A - There is a tax advantage
when a donation is made of stock
that has increased in value since
it was purchased. A tax deduction
may be taken for the full
market value of the stock on the
date the donation was made.
Donations of this sort enable
the taxpayer' to avoid paying tax
on the increase in the value of
the stock and get an income tax
deduction for it.
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