HHS Post-Graduate Plans: In a report to the School Committee at its Wednesday night meeting, Guidance Director Dorothy Carlson presented the following summary of the post-graduate plans of the 1971 Hull High School graduating class. In general, categories may be summarized as follows: Four-year college, 31 percent; two-year college business and technical school, 21 percent; other formal education, 3 percent; employment, 33 percent; military services, 4 percent; other, 2 percent.
Demonstrators Disperse Quietly: About 400 anti-war demonstrators left a Nantasket MDC area peaceably Sunday July 4, after police had advised their leaders that “distribution of political literature on MDC property was not permissible.” The demonstration ended when a woman whom police identified as Lydia Sargent, of the Peace Coalition, urged them to leave and come back later if they got a permit. Police refused the offer of about 25 youths who gathered and wanted to forcibly disperse the demonstrators.
Appraisal Next in Renewal Plan: Members of the Hull Redevelopment Authority were jubilant Tuesday regarding final federal approval of a First Project Funds allotment of $2,534,962, after nine years of planning and preliminary activations, including town meeting approval of the program. Chairman Charles E. Gould said that completion of the second property appraisal and receipt of a confirmation from HUD on the funds release are next on the renewal timetable.
‘Stripper’ Case Trial Headed for Court: Selectmen have been notified that the Plymouth Superior Court has set Monday, Aug. 2, for trial of an injunction suit brought against the town of Hull by Quincy House owner James Doherty. Meanwhile, Mr. Doherty has continued his shows featuring “oriental dancers,” who he claims are not “strippers,” and contends that selectmen have never obtained a legal definition of a “stripper.”
Bishop at Vacation House: Archbishop Humberto Madeiros continued a custom of the late Cardinal Cushing yesterday when he visited the Catholic Charitable Bureau’s Vacation House at Sunset Point. He was greeted by nearly 100 children from the poor areas of suburban Boston and joined in their games, ate hot dogs, took a few turns on the swings, just as the late cardinal used to do annually since he founded the Vacation House many years ago. The Vacation House has given summer recreation to more than 5,000 children since it first opened.
Chief’s Exam this Friday: A Civil Service examination for Hull police chief will be held by state examiners at the Hull Memorial School on Friday, July 9. Taking the exam will be Capt. Robert Shannon and Sgts. George Card, Kenneth Cowen, and Robert Jeffrey. Police Chief Daniel A. Short will retire in November 1971, after 43 years’ service in the department where he rose from patrolman to chief.
Toll Booth to Aid YC Fund: On Sunday, July 11, the Hull Youth Day Toll Booth, on Nantasket Avenue opposite the Surf parking lot, will be open from 1-7 p.m. Under the supervision of the Youth Commission and the Youth Advisory Council, groups of volunteer youth will be staffing the toll booth and covering the town in a tag campaign. Vehicles passing through the booth whose drivers deposit their “donation toll” will receive a sticker to show they contributed.
Point Allerton Events Enjoyed by 300: It was a beautiful Monday morning, July 5, when the Point Allerton Association began its 19th annual Field Day. The activities began at 9 a.m. with the second annual Jim Murphy Marathon, on a prescribed course around Allerton Hill. The starter was Bill Bradford. Entrants included boys and girls ages 10 through 16. Peter Grieco, of Standish Avenue, was the winner of the beautiful Jim Murphy Trophy. Jeffrey Kerr came in second, and John Apostolu was third. The first girl to reach the finish line, receiving a small trophy was Meg Devany, with Patricia Fahey and Kelly Kane coming in second and third.
B’nai B’rith Whist Benefit: The Hull chapter of B’nai B’rith is sponsoring a benefit military whist at the Boyer Auditorium, July 19, at 8 p.m. This will be a fun-filled evening with prizes, refreshments, and a lovely boutique.