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VOL. 34 No. 15

Historic Quinci;'s Hometown Weekly Newspaper

Thursday, January 3, 2002


RAY CATTANEO LIGHTS the cauMroo nidi tbe Ohvpic tertli is Quino Cefil«r at a ceremony last Thursday. Q.t . t. >;< r P*; -• T^ ^r B- * •■.; --


KARKN l\\SHM.\N-I.KHM VN. a I'W Olympic brtHwe medal » inner, passes the torch to her brother, Ron ('ashman, near Adams Street on HanctH''k Street.

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GAETANO SPINELLI OF Quincy carries the torch on Hancock Street near St Ann's Road. His son, Guy Spinelli, also carried the torch last Thursday.

(Quincy Sun Photo/Trish Bossart)

10 AM InagunuilAtQHS

Phelan To Take

Oath Monday

As 32nd Mayor


For ihe firvt lime in a Jo/cn _\earN. a ne\^ ma>(ir ot Quhk) uill he NV'^orn in Monda) when William J. Phelan lakev ihe oalh t>I\>nlee from hi^ tather- in-la^*.. Arthur Tobin. the Quine> eourt clerk magl^lrale and a former ma>or him>eli.

F^ciaTi. 41 j N."h<H>l com- mineeman. w hwk a.> running in v»nh hiN >e..ond cleciion campaign, vlefeaied \eienin Mayor James Sheei>. whi' u a< Peking his se\ enth tvk »> \ ear lemi. h> I ~ \ oie> after a recvxint lo txvome the 32nd ma>or of the cji\.

A total oi 2S men ha\e preceded him m the front of- t'lee at Cit> Hall, including GusiaNe B Bates. Charle> A. Ri>N> and ThoniaN S. Burgin wht^ ser\ed di\ ided lemis.

The inauguration cer- enH^n\ will set underwa\ at

Ronald MariafM'. ^'.'. ■•: uhom \>.on reck-wti'Ti uilh- oui t'pp>«.i{K>n. The S^rii'i'l Bvurd uiU then organi/e lor the ci>mini: >ear.

Phelan ■> lenn on the vom- niiitee. uhich ^til: ha^ t\ui xcar-- lo run. \\\U he filled laier ai a Ci>n\ eniion that w ill include member^ ot the Cit> Ci'uncil and remaining memher> ol ihe School Committee, including Phelan. who will he chair- man b\ \ inue oi hiv iit'fkc.

The inaugural in\ivaih'n will be delnered b\ the Re\ William NkCanh\. torincr pasu>r ot Si. Ji>hn the Bap- tist Church in Quinc> Cen-


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\\.u"d 1. Daniel G.Ra\niond I 1 0 a.m. Monday in the Lloyd in VK iird 2 and Jo>cph J . New - Hill .Auditorium at Quincy ii>n in Ward b. High Schtv^l with the call to The City Council w ili

order by City Clerk Joseph then i>rgani/e lor the Year ler. w here new May or Phelan Shea. Shea will also swear in 2(K)2. with Ray nii^ndi paused teaches a Sunday Schoi^l nine cily councillors, four ot ti> be elected president sue- class and coaches a girr> them newcomers to that ceeding Paul D. Harold, who basketball team. bixiv. also holds the pt^st as Nor- Tlie benediciion team will

The four new councillors folk County Register of include the Re\. Daniel Gra- arc Joseph G. Finn, at-large; Deeds and did not run tor ham. pastor ol St. Josephs Kevin F. Coughlin in Ward reelectii>n. Church: the Re\. Sheldon

.V Bryan C. Connolly in Members oi' the School Bennett, minister ot I nited

Ward 4. and Douglas S. Committee, who will he First Parish Church; Rabbi

sworn in by Mayor Phelan.

include Jo- Ann M. Bragg.

Michael E. McFarland and

Gutri> in Ward 5.

Veteran councillors re- lumiui; arc Timolhv P. Cahill

Jacob Mann o\ Beth Israel

Synagogue; and Imam Talal

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Phelan Announces First Four Staff Members

Mayor-Elect William Phelan has named his first four appointees to serve on his executive staff.

They arc: Laurie Allen, originally from Squantum: Ronald Donovan of Lenox St. in Houghs Neck; Celeste

McGlone. originally from Quincy Point: and Kristin Priscella of South Quincy.

As of press time, job de- scriptions and titles had not been llnali/ed. It is possible that one of the four selected could serve as the mayor's

executive secretary. There is also the possibility of addi- tional appointees in the near future.

Phelan will be sworn in as the city's new mayor Mon- day.

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Ql INCV'S R.\Y CATTANEO. 71. carries the Olympic torch past hundrrds of spectators last Tbarsdat to a ctrtwuom} held in Quincy Center between Prtsidential Place and the Church of Prrs«k«t5 oa Hancock Street.

(Quincy Sun Phtvo Trish Bossarti

MAYOR JAMES SHEETS (center) meets with several of the Olympic torch bearers prior to last Thursday's ceremony in Quincy Center. From the iefl, Ron Cashman, his sister Karen Cashmao- Lehman. Gaetano SpineUi and his son Guy SpineUL

(Quincy Sun PhotolRobcrt Noble)

'Especially Beautiful After Sept. 11 '

Proud, Emotional Day For Olympic Torch Bearers

By CHRIS POISSON pic :orch as it made an his-

In all of hi> >ear^ in- :oric \isit to QuincN. Cat-

NoNe^i '.' the >port of base- taneo sjid he almost had to

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"You really don't know how it's going to be until \ou get off that little van and grab the torch and stan talking." said Cananeo. ~1. lAho has been a \olunteer coach in .\mencan Lecion

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"You can't explain thai part of it. Great emotion. I lost my breath. I thought 1 was going to have to stop. It \vasn"t from being out of \^ind. it vkas just the emo- tion. My heart was pumping really fast."

With hundreds of spec- tators on hand to see the tiame. v^aving small .Ameri- can tlags. Cattaneo linked the Olympic event to the country's patriotism fol- lowing the events of Sept. 11.

"This is beautiful," he said. ".Ajid what makes it especially beautiful is after what happened on 9-11. This is just a wonderful thing for this country and for this city. It's quite an honor to carry this torch. I

love you all and God bless America."

The Olympic Torch Re- lay began in Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 4 and the torch will arrive in Olympic Stadium in Salt Lake City for the 2002 Winter Games Feb. 8. It will have been carried by 11,500 torch bearers for more than 16,500 miles through 46 states in 65 days. Mayor James Sheets em- ceed the ceremony in Quincy one of only two

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i wish to express my appreciation to the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Com- mittee for all of the coop- eration." Sheets said. "And I want to thank them for choosing Quincy. What makes Quincy being chosen such an honor is that we did not ask to be chosen. They chose us."

Following the ceremony, Karen Cashman-Lehman carried the torch north on Hancock Street to Adams Street, where she passed it to her brother, Ron Cash- man.

A bronze medal winner in team speed-skating in the 1994 Winter Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Cashman-Lehman, who grew up in Quincy and lives in Plymouth, recalled the opening ceremonies of those games.

"There's a phrase inside my suit and it's written on the torch as well, and it says, Light The Fire




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Within.' That phrase is so true. When I was at the opening ceremonies at the '94 Olympic Games in Lillehammer, I was so proud to walk in as a mem- ber of the United States team. But it really didn't feel like the games had started until that torch was

lit at the stadium. It really lit the fire within me."

The other torch bearers were Dan Coughlin, a dean at North Quincy High School, who first carried the torch from Scammell Street to Berry Street along Quincy Avenue.

Gaetano Spinelli and his son, Guy Spinelli, carried it along Hancock Street to North Quincy High School.

Geoff Hennessy, a Quincy Track Club organ- izer and scholastic track coach, and Donald Cornell and David McCarthy helped carry the torch through Boston later in the after- noon.

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Thursday, Jiiniiiiry 3. 2(MI2 Tbe Quincy Sun Page 3

Quincy's Four New City Councillors

Their Thoughts, Goals And Philosophies

F'otir new city councillors linn, 45, at-larjic; Kevin I. ihcm lo hear ihcir thoughts,

will lake their seals at the Coughlin, 46, Ward. ^; Bryan goals and philosophies as

inaugural ceremonies Mon ('. Connolly, 27, Ward 4 and they prepare to assume their

Douglas S Ciuiro, Vi, Ward new duties. 5 The interviews begin on

O'lincy Sun stall reporter this page. Craig Sailers sal down with

day. .Ian. 7, which will begin at lOa.rn. inlheOmncy High School auditorium

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Kevin Coughlin

To Bring Proactive

Approach To Council

Joseph Finn Favors

'Back To Basics' Approach For City


Revealing ,i habil which could bode well tor manv residents in the city. Councillor at- Large-f-Jectloseph Finn can't seem to talk politics tor more than 10 rnin- utes without men- tioning the phrase "street and side- walk repair."

■■|t"s time to get back to basics." said Finn, who v\ill be sworn in Jan. 7 as the city's new est councillor at-large. taking his seat be- side returning Councillors ai- Large Timothy Cahill and Frank McCauley.

The city's con- cern over its streets and sidewalks, Finn said, has been pretiN clearly "sfvlled out" by residents and it's a con- cern Finn shares, expressing an inierest in the Public Works Coininiiice ot the City Council.

Finn, cunentls e\ecuii\e director ol the non-protit Shelter, Inc. and toriner di- rector of Father Bill's Place aiul the (Jiiincy Intertaith Sheltering Coalition. alsi> expressed an inieiest in help- ing lo address the cit\ 's housing needs \ la the council's HousMig Ci>innut- tee but said understanding the conumttee system was more imp*»rtant than being on any one committee.

■"Overall, it's understand ing how the ei>nimiitee pro- cess really works in this city aiul how it can be used to bring [vople in lo voice their interests and ct>ncerns." said Finn, who said his own defi- nition of government's role was "to benefil everybody, parlieularly ordinary people."

In general, Finn described the weeks following his suc- cessful election Nov. 6 as 'a period of education" which he has spent meeting with various city organizations and interests, trying to leam as much as he can about is- sues of concern to the busi-

THE FRONT DOORof Cin HaJl wiJI open new duties for Joseph Finn when he is sv»orn in as the new city councillor at-large Jan. '. He was elected to the seat being vacated by Paul Han>ld.

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ness coinniunity. pvMice and fla^ dep.innKMU>. and so tonh while attending (he oncnia- iion sessions tor new coun- cillors sp«.Misored b\ Council President - Flee t Dame 1 Raymondi.

"The wisest approach anyone can lake is to recog- m/e what they don't know," said Finn, adding ihai ihiv approach wouldn't keep hini t"ii>m s|vaking his mind or taking appropriate action during the learning prvvess

Finn's "back to basics" approach divsn't preclude a larger vision for the cit\. ei- ther, but asks that the city's acluMis be purposeful and well-planned.

"We still need lo keep an eye on the tutuie," said Finn, an attorney. "We have to know what kind of city we w ant and then do the home- work."

As examples, Finn of- fered former City Council- lors Ted DeCnstofaro. Larry Chretien, and Michael Cheney.

"They all had different personalities, different points of view," Finn said, but they all managed to do what was right for the city and keep people "engaged and in- volved."

They also could "create

^'lr^lc'hmg in real iiiiic." Finn lid. pointing to Chretien's cttort^ on rcL>^ling and <"hency'i work with Fir^t Night Ouincy.

Finn. 'Ah" \v.c- f>n Will- larris S' 'Aith hiN wire \Ji>'j <<:■:- dn J their ^' 'n- Jarnc^ P-r:.. r r..::Mi,hael.dnJ K... '. suiJ the excitement .au-vJ by the recent elec- tion* coulJ K: uv^'J t.. cnc.^- i!/e the c!P.

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On the night ol Tuesday. Nov. fi. Ke\ in Coughlin won the VSard ^ Cily ( ouncil sCiil amid the cheers ot friends. taiiiil\, and neiL^hhorhood ^uppnftcrs.

By \Sedncsda\ nmrning. N(>\. 7, Coughlin \^as tickl- ing calls from constituents NcekinL: tree removals, tree pldDtinL's. videwalk repair. and other ■'hrcaJ atid butter" l-^ue^ o| the tvpica! Lity iwiiun^illor,

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Year's Da> is celebrated on Janiupt 1 for tbe first time in htsuT) as the Julian calen- dar takes effect

On Jan. 2, 1788, Georgia votes to ratif> the U.S. Con- soruoon. becoming the fourth state m the modem United States Named after King George II. Georgia was first senied b> Euro- peans m 1"?3, when a group of Bnnsh debtors led by English phiLantiiropist Jarries E Oglwborpe trav- eled up the Savanruh River aztd established Georgia's first p^crmaneDt settlement

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Or, Jan. 3. 1924. r*o >ears after Bnush archaeol- opst Howard Caner and his V. crtmen discov cred ihe tomb oi the Pharaoh Tutankhamen near Lu.xor. Egspi. the> UDCQNer the greites: treasure of the tomh-

a Stone saj-cophagus con- uining a sohd gold coffin Lh.at holdv the mumm> of TuLar.khamen,

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death m a plane crash that also killed singers Ritchie Nalens and J. P. "The Big Boppcr" Richardson.

On Dec 31, 1968, the

Soviet Union's TU-144 supersonic airliner makes its first flight several months ahead of the Anglo-FreiKh Concorde. The TL^-144 so closely resembled the Con- corde that the ^^Vstem press dubbed it the "Konkordski."

On Jan. 4, 1987, Spanish guitar great .\ndres Segovia amve^ in the United States for his final .\merican tour. He dies four months later in Madrid at the age of 94. Segovia was hailed for bnnging the Sparush guitar from relative obscuntv to classical status.

On Jan. 6, 1993,

renowned jazz trumpeter DizzN Gillespie dies of can- cer at age 75. A prominent band leader, as well as one of the 20th centur> 's leading jazz trumpeters, Gillespie worked trequentl) with sax player CharUe Parker, and together the two helped shape "be bop" jazz.

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roily Tracey Tobin Phclan, who becomes Quincy's First l.ady Jan. 7. is a shy. quiet person who will prefer to remain in the background during her husband's administration. Similar to her predecessor. Joann Sheets, for w horn she has great admi- ration: "Shes so nice." she says.

A couple of years ago. the \ oung mother of four wouldn ' t ha\ e dreamed her husband was destined to be the next mayor.

"His political career just kind of happened." she says. "'He wanted to be on the schcxM committee because of our children and the other chil- dren in the city."

Then, earlier this year, she says. Bill Phelan started ihinkinii about running for mavor. He ihouehi it was time for a change.

"We talked aK>ut it for about three months and 1 agreed, and he ran. Tm proud o\' him."

Her mother. Shirley Tobin. was the city's First Lad\ for four \ears during her husband -Arthur's two lemis as mayor from {^''S to 19S1 . She. loo. preferred the background.

.And now. as her daughter becomes first lady, she musCs: "I feel a little like .Abigail .Adams."

She and Tracev will be the first mother and daughter first ladies in the cii> 's histof).

.And .Arthur Tobin. >ou might say. could feel a little like John .Adams uhose son. John Quincy. became president.

He and Phelan \\\\\ be Quinc>'s first father in-lau and son in-law mayor combinations.

.AT .AGE 42. Phelan will be the sixth youngest of the 29 indi\ iduals to take office as mayor.

The youngest was Russell Sears who was only 27. Three were in their 30s: Charles Francis Adams. 30; Thomas Burgin. 33 and James Mclnlyre. 35. Eugene Stone and Walter Hannon were 41 .

Quincy's oldest mayor going into office? Gusiave Bates who was either 63 or 64 in 1923 depending on w hether he w as bom in 1 859 or 1 860. Both years are given as his birthdate.

But, if you count Plan E mayors, the oldest was David Mcintosh who was 67.

Under Plan E. however, a city manager was the chief executive and the mayor was actually a city council- lor who served as ceremonial head and presided over the city council.

Jim Sheets was 54 when he was sworn in for the first of his six terms

in 1990.




AND. DID VOL' know that three mayors were not bom in the U.S.? James Thompson and Charles Ross were both born in Scotland and John Miller in Nova Scotia. Miller is the only Quincy mayor who died while in office.


THE FOUR NEW city councillors - Joseph Finn. Kevin Coughlin. Bryan Connolly and Doug Ciutio - represent the most new faces coming into the council together in 28 years.

There were five - all ward councillors - in 1974: Leo Kelly (2). John Lydon (3). James Sheets (4). Warren Powers (5) and Dennis Harrington (6).

There was also a five-member lumover in 1996 but they weren't all fresh faces.

Paul Harold and Dan Raymondi had served in previ- ous years and Steve Durkin had been a school coinmit- teeman.

Brand new to the council and elective officer were Michael D'Amico and Patrick McDermott.


DON'T KNOW IF this will make Steve Durkin feel any better, but he is not the first and only city council incumbent to lose in a preliminary election.

It happened to Daniel Dennehy 66 years ago according to Councillor and former Mayor Frank McCauley. the city's unofficial political histo- rian.

Denneh) was elected to the Ward 6 seat in 1933. But seeking re-election in 1 935. he came in third in the preliminary election, behind Roy Means and Avery Gilkerson.

Means won the final election that year but in 1937 was defeated by Frank Orcutt.

And. Dennehy finished third again as an apparent write-in candidate.


IN LAST WEEK'S column we mentioned Chris McCarthy of Squantum as among those interested in filling Bill Phelan's two-year unexpired term on the school committee. And, identified him as a lawyer.

Actually, he is the national account manager for the U.S. -based S & D coffee firm. But he is interested in filling that term.

He's been involved in youth sports as a coach and is a member and former vice president of the Squantum Community Association.

McCarthy says he is interested in only serving the two years.

"I have no political ambiticms beyond that," he says. "i wouldn't run for re-election."


Democratic Candidates For Governor Invited To Ward One Breakfast

The Ward 1 Democratic Ci>mniittce has invited all the candidate lor the Denuxratic nv>niination for govemor to attend and speak at the Coniniitlcc's annual break- last Saturday. Jan. 6. at 10:30 a.m. at the Quincy Yacht Club.

The candidates, nmsi oi' them as yet undeclared, in- clude Senate President Tho- mas Birmingham. State Sec- retarv William Galvin,

lormcr Slate Sen. Warren Tolman and former LL S. Labor Secretary Roberl Reich.

"I know this has been a busy season and short no- lice. " said Committee Chair- man Michael Berry, "but in a few short weeks we must caucus and select delegates to represent Ward 1 at this years convention.

"This w ill be a gtxxl lime to meet ihe candidates and

get a feeling of where ihey stand on issues of concern to the people of Quincy.."

The breakfast is open to all and a donation of $12 mav be made to the Ward 1

DemiK-raiic Ward Commit- tee.

Following the hreakfasl, the committee will hold a rcorgani/ational meeting.

Kevin Dwyer Army Second Lieutenant

Kevin R. Dwyer has graduated from Officer Can- didate Sch(xil (OCS) at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.. and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S.


Dwyer is the son of Rich- ard P. and Lanie A. Dwyer of 74 Graham St., Quincy Point.

Thursday, January 3, 24M)2 Tlie Qvtixkcy Sim Page 5


Scenes From Yesterday

THIS 1924 POSTCARD is a view of the original Sa- cred Heart Church on the corner of Hancock and Hunt Streets in Atlantic. This is now the site of a Hess gas station. The parish was founded in 1901 as a part of Saint John's in Quincy Center. As the population of the

north section of the city skyrocketed the parish grew quickly to become one of the largest parishes in the Boston Archdiocese. The church is now located on the corner of Ciiover Ave. and Hancock St. in Norfolk


From the Collection of Tom Galvin

Library Taking Registrations For Winter 2002 Storytime

Winter 2002 Storytime registration begins Thursday. Jan. 10, at the Thomas Crane Public Library and its three branch libraries, although those currently attending a Storytime are asked to wait until Jan. 1 1 to register

The delay will allowed as many people as possible to participate. Each child may register for only one Storytime. Registration is limited to Quincy residents only.

The Storytime schedule lor the winter of 2(K)2 in- clude:

Main Library, 40 Washington St.

Mondays, Jan. 28 to March II at lOa.m.Tixldier Time, ages 2-.^ accompanied by an adult.

Tuesdays, Jan. 2^> to March 12, at 9:30 a.m. Mother Goose on the Li>ose. a storytime for Rtvk-a-bye baby graduates who are mo- bile, includes stories, songs.

fingerplays and creative movement for ages 12 to 14 months accompanied by an adult.

Tuesdays. Jan. 29 to March 12 at 11 a.m. Rock-a- bye Babies, an introduction to stories, songs, nurserv rhymes and gentle move- ment exercises for ver\ young children ages 4 to 12 months accompanied by an adult.

Wednesdays. Jan. 30 to March 13 at 10 a.m. Pre- schcxil Storytime for ages 3 1/2 to 5.

Thursdays, Jan. 31 to March 14 at 9:30 a.m. Mother Gcx>se on the Lixvse. a storytime for Rwk-a-bye baby graduates w ho are mo- bile, includes stories, songs, fingerplays and creative moN cment tor ages 1 2 to 24 months accompanied by an adult.

Thursday, Jan. 31 to March 14 at II a.m. Tixldler Time, ages 2-3 accompanied

bv an adult.

Adams Shore Branch Library. 519 Sea St.

Tuesdays. Jan. 29 to March 12. at 10:30 a.m. Tod- dler Time, ages 2-3 accom- panied by an adult.

Thursday, Jan. 31 to March 14. at 10:30 a.m. Texl- dler Time, ages 2-3 accom- panied bv an adult.

North Quincy Branch Library. 381 Hancock St.

Wednesday s. Jan. 30 to March 13 at 10 a.m. Toddler Time, ages 2-3 accompanied by an adult.

Wednesdays. Jan. 30 to March 13 at 11 a.m. Tixldler Time, ages 2-3 accompanied by an adult.

Wollaston Branch

Library, 41 Beale St.

Mondays. Jan. 28 to March II at 10 a.m. Pre- .schix>l Storytime. ages 3 1/2 to 5.

Registration tor the spring Storytime will begin on Thursday. March 7.

.A new series of 4-6 week story /activity programs. El- ementary Explorations, for children in Kindergarten through Grade 2 will meet Wednesdavs at 3 p.m. in the Story Room at the Main Li- brary starting Jan. 2.

Space is limited to regis- tration is required. Registra- tion begins immediatelv. Stopbv orcall the Children's Room at 617-376-2411 to register

Each series will present programs involving read aloud stories and related ac- tivities. involving art, sci- ence. writing, math and more.

Programs scheduled for Jan. 2.9. 16 and 23 deal with Art and the Caldccott Aw ard. Participants will hear some of this year's Caldccott con- tenders and create their own art work in the .same styles.

Ri:ai)i:rs F Orim

A 'Thank You' From Quincy Animal Control

The Quincy Animal Con- trol, in coofXTation with the non-profit Quincy Animal Shelter, would like to thank all the citi/ens of Quincy and the surrounding communities for their generous contribu- tions during this holiday sca- .son.

The food and supplies continue to roll in as I type this letter. Through this gen- erosity, it enables the Quincy Animal Sheltertospcnd their monies on some much needed medical expenses for the animals.

Normal expenses for the animals can run quite high, but then the special needs animals come in and you

never know what that will Thanks again and have a

cost. great new year.

Don Conboy, Jr. Quincy Animal Control










Jan. 3 - 9


46 Years Ago

Quincy' s Yesterdays

Delia Chiesa Protests

City 'Open City'



Ma\oi Amclio Delia Chiesa |irotcslcil ihc I .S. Stale Depart mcnl's (.IcsiLiniilion oIQuhka as one (»l ciLzht cilics in Massacluiseiis ilial Russians coiikl \ isii. IhcdcsiiiiiatKin uas part ol a national phm that Jelin ^_ii._^_^_i.^__i. ealetl what areas outsiile ot \Sash- miilon and New York were ii|vn lo Russian diplomals aiu! \isihirs.

Delia Chiesa said Quine\ should Iv a ■closed eity." "Aller all we ha\e ^— ^— i^-^— some niiyhty vital defense operations here in our hii: ship- \ard. our various electronics factories and the like." he said. SCHOOL ANNKX NAMED FOR BRADFORD The school cominitlee unanimously \oted to name the trade school annex after former Ma\or \Silliani Bradtord Two years earlier they turned down the proposal because ot a policy against naming buildings tor li\ing persons.

Bradford ser\ed on the sch(H)rs advisory hoard for 25 years.

Wendell Clark \\as charged uith making arrangements

for a plaque and appropriate ceremonies for its installation.


Mayor Delia Chiesa named two Houghs Neck souths "Bov

Mayors" for their honest) in reluming a wallet the\ found

behind a radiator at cit\ hall.

John .MacDougall of Ba> View Ave. and Barry .Aliison ot Ratchlord Circle were in city hall to accept a prize the\ won in the city-wide fire prevention campaign to ct^llect Christ- mas trees for disposal. They collected l.V^ trees.

The mayor conferred the special designation and let the bi>ys sit in the mayor's chair.

QIINCY-ISMS Building Inspector Alrick VVeidman rept>rTed that 1954 was the third busiest building sear in the city, just behind IM45 and 1951 with 1.721 permits issued for a total \alue of S4.S million in new construction. . . The new L'.S. senator from Michigan. Patrick McNamara. said he was returning to Quincy to attend the reunion oi the Fore Ri\er apprentice organization. . . The demolition o\ the Oar and .Anchor on Chestnut St. was underway to create more parking down- town. . . Sports columnist and baseball player Sam .Mele was the speaker at the St. .Ann's Holy .Name Stxiety meet- ing at the auditorium of the Wollaston Schix^l. . . The cii\ council met with representatives oi Hall Cemeter\ to dis- cuss the city's interest in purchasing that part of the cem- etery where the colonial iron works was UK'ated. . . Retiring principal John Mahoney was honored by the.Atherton Hough PTA. He was principal since 1930. . . Rev. Bedros Baharian welcomed 28 new members of the Triple C Scviety at Quinc\ Point Congregational Church. . . Rev. Frank Bauer accepted the gift of a 250 pound Grand Trunk Canadian National Railway bell to hang in the belfry at Wollaston Lutheran. The gift was made p()ssible by parishioner Edward Svitil oi Piermont St. who worked in the railroad's Boston office. . . The school committee met w ith architects building the new Great Hill School and discussed the proposed Broad Mead- ows Junior High School. . . Mrs. Charles Sweeny v\as Ward 4 captain for the Mothers* March of Dimes. . . Mrs. Nabeha Saba wa.s named to the staff of the Temple Branch of the Thomas Crane Library on Washington St.. Quincy Point. . . The city of Revere began a campaign to have one of the destroyers under construction at Fore River named for Paul Revere. . . Rev. Robert Lawson was installed as the interim minister at Wollaston Unitarian Church. . . Ron Deardon won the basketball gaine for QHS in overtime against Maiden. 57-55. . . Coach Jack Mullarkey's NQHS team defeated Weymouth, 7.3-40. . . The directors of Temple Beth El met with architect Percival Goodman of New York tt) review plans for the new temple. . . Prominent granite dealer Stanley Barnicoal died this week. . . Henry Cottel was president of Local 444 at Pneumatic Scale with Joseph DelVecchio as vice president. . . The Defense Department declared the Squanlum Naval Air Station as surplus. . . Councillor David Crowley submitted an order for a traffic