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Hudson Clinic Doomed Dr. Skinner Dies;
By $2 Million Deficit Lutheran Pastor
He said a mental health clink: The Rev. Morris C. Skinner, pastor of First Lutheran Church
Hudson — A sad doctor, his
will continue to operate at the and vice president of the Capital Area Council of Churches,
dream shattered, was complet-
clinic headquarters. 454 Warren died yesterday after suffering a heart attack.
ing plans today to close the
Rip Van Winkle Clinic which Street. Dental clinics will be Dr. Skinner, 80, was stricken at his home, 12 Holmes Dale,
serves Columbia County. operated in Hudson, Chatham, after be had returned from of-
Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Germantown and Hillsdale ficiating at a funeral. He was
who founded the clinic 18 years In its best days, around 1982, taken to Albany Medical Cen-
ago, has announced that it will the clinic had a staff of 100, ter Hospital, where be was
• shut down by the end of next plus 29 doctors. pronounced dead on arrival.
month, except for dental and The lay staff has now dwindl- Dr. Skinner had been under a
mental health services. ed to 60, of whom 48 will be physician's care for a heart
The reason: A deficit of near- discharged. About 12 doctors ailment.
ly $2 million. will remain in the area, serving A native of Middleburgh, Dr.
The clinic was set up to on an individual practice basis. Skinner had been pastor of
provide residents of this rural Dr. Esselystyn, often at odds First Lutheran Church in Al-
county with a wide variety of with organized medical groups, bany, the o l d e s t Lutheran
medical experts at a price all said the closing was solely caus- church in America, since 1950.
could pay. If they couldn't pay, ed by a lack money: He previously had been pastor
they were treated free. "We can't lay this at the door of Z i o n Lutheran Church,
of the AM A (American Medical Cobleskill, for 12 years.
No Surprisf Association)," he said, "The Dr. Skinner was chairman of
program was just a little ex- the board of trustees at Hart-
Other doctors in the area pensive for the area." TIM Knicfcarbacfcar Nawa Photo
were critical of the plan. FRIENDS OF FREDDIE—Clinton Square neighborhood youngsters gather around wick College, Oneonta, where
DR, C. B. ESSELSTYN he received his doctor of divin-
The clinic doctors were paid a Deficit Grows Fred Alderier, 220 Green Street, a street worker at Neighborhood House, to wish him
flat salary, plus such fringe The announcement did not goodby and good luck. Mr. Alderier has resigned his post to move to California. ity degree in 1945; He had been
The deficit has been mount- graduated from H a r t w i c k
benefits as a paid vacation. come as a surprise. It was hint-
ing for 10 years, he said. Academy and Seminary, and
. Patients were charged on the ed at publicly several weeks
In announcing the shutdown,
basis of rates set by Blue Shield ago. Dr. Esselstyn said he first
and the Veterans Administra- realized the end was in sight
tion. last summer.
Dr. Esselstyn said:
"We are indebted to indust-
ries, foundations and agencies
Schenectady Problem: from Wittenberg College, Ohio.
He was ordained in 1928. REV. MORRIS C. SKINNER
Dr. Skinner is survived by of Eggertsville and Miss Grace
his wife, the former Marion
and also to our creditors in Lawyer, a son, David H. Skin- Skinner of Middleburgh
WHAT'S GOING ON
Hudson who have, over the
years, extended credit over
and above the call of duty."
Curb on Street Terror ner of Albany; a daughter, Funeral sevices wili be con-
Mrs. Robert J. Rau of Sauger- ducted at 11 a- m. Saturday in
ties; four brothers, Fred Skin- First Lutheran Church. Private
He said the clinic has served Schenectady City Manager he has found, "this is no racial of these gangs that they are ner of Quaker Street; James
about 20,000 patients in the last Peter Roan has been advised thing, either, because I have afraid to report these assaults and John Skinner of Middle- burial services will be held in
two years. Their medical re- to detail plainclothes police to been asked for protection by to police." Prospect Hill Cemetery, Glov-
burgh, and Howard Skinner of
cords wil be kept on file and curb "mob violence that is caus- both white families and colored Mr. Roan noted that Schenec- Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and twoersville, u n d e r direction of
made available to other doctors ing terror" in the city's streets. families." tady police have received only sisters, Mrs. Eugene Benzino Frederick Funeral Home.
at the patients' request, he said The supervisor said, "women two reports of cases of rape
i He said he will continue as Mayor Malcolm Ellis urged are being attacked on our his year, and both have been
executive director of the Rip the action yesterday after streets, and they are so afraic olved by arrest. - Maryknoll Sistere
Van inWkle Foundation, but ex Malcolm Cinquino, county su
pects to be spending more and pervisor for the residential Bth
more time on national issues Ward, called for a state of
TroyNAACP Air Service Join Seminars Maryknoll W—Mother Mary
He said he is "still very vitally emergency in the make of 50 Colman was reelected mother
interested in group- health" incidents of "mob violence" in An Albany woman and an general Monday for another
plans. He also is interested in his ward since Jan. 1.
promoting other such clinics, of In the most recent incident
To Oppose To Albany East Greenbush couple attended six-year term by the Maryknoll
the 17th annual seminar on Sisters, it was announced today.
which there are three in Alaska at 9:30 p. m. Saturday, Mr
and one in Kentucky. Cinquino said: "A car full of
young punks out off the car of
Goldwater Sought American Culture in Coopers- The election took place at the
town. world-wide general chapter of
the congregation, which is held
SCATTERED SHOWERS and thundershowerg are forecast for IWtdel Clinic (a) family, forcing it to the The Troy chapter of the Augusta, Maine W — Quali- Miss Amy Walker, 417 Man- every six years.
tonight from the Middle Atlantic States to Florida. The clinic over the years be- curb, and the family was as- fied approval of a New Hamp- ning Boulevard, attended semi-
National Association for the Ad-
came the model for those who saulted. shire attempt to obtain an air
ADVANCED WEATHER VIEW believed in group practice of
medicine for rural areas. Fear in Streets
vancement of Colored People route linking Portland, Man- nars on 'New York, Province to
has 'voted to oppose Senator chester, N. H., and Albany, State" and 'Religion in Upstate NOW!
Produced by Travelers Weather Service Barry Goldwater's campaign N. Y., has been given by the New York." You can enjoy low cost
Its director was critical of "Men. women and children
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T I M P M A T U R S eHOSASIUTY
his fellow doctors who charge are afraid to walk the streets •for the presidency on the basis Maine Aeronautics Commission
Accurate on what he calls a "piecework" of Schenectady" •of his stand on the Civil Rights chairman. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis G. Wells TERMS
of 26 Mountain View Avenue, On your now wall to wall
Low H.«h Within basis. Mr. Roan, however, declined bill.
In announcing the closing, he to declare a state of emer- Scott K. Higgkis, commission East Greenbush, attended a
JO', Ihowar* 15 1 dtqroot
also criticized them for not be- gency, which he is empowered
ing interested enough in pre- to do.
At a meeting last night at the chairman, said he thinks there
Troy YWCA, at which a panel is a need for east-west service, seminar on lighting in America. CARPET
Part* I Oil!••• discussion on Troy housing but that a full investigation Mrs. Lewis also studied the
*% ventive medicine. He said pre-
practices was held, a resolution would be needed. American potter and pottery.
ventive medicine finds little Instead, Mr. Roan said Sche-
nectady's 'crime problem "Is to oppose the Republican nomi- Capt. Roger J. Crowley, New Mr. Lewis was enrolled in the
laturtiy •»<% p.m. S d o o r o u backing when "the only way a
nee was introduced by the Rev. Hampshire Aeronautics Com- "Province to State" group. 1100 Control Ava. « rha Unrforpata
ohvsician can support his wife no different rom that of most
IV 2 - M f T Dotty Til •
cities in the United States with Mack Brandon, president of the mission director, said yester-
Ctotrint W% Shtwors * dtgi-Mt and children is to wait 'til
Sunday •5 a changing social order." NCAAP chapter.
someone falls apart." day he will apply to the Civil
He also criticized medical in- Afraid to Report He also urged memoers to Aeronautics Board for the route
For up-to-the-hour temperature WTRY RADIO surance which covers only care send notes of "appreciation and in about six weeks.
and forecasts, listen to (980) in a hospital, notjn a doctor's Mr. Cinquino, however, said gratitude" to Senator Kenneth CAB denied a similar request
office or the patient's home. that in receivinb complaints Keating ana Senator Jacob Jav-1 from Maine a few years ago,
Advanced Weather View provides the forecast in terms Dr. Esselstyn said the medi- from all sections of the city, its for their stands on the bill. Mr. Higgins said.
of probability of precipitation and the most likely tempera- um family income of those who FASHION^SHOP
ture. For example. In 100 forecasts Indicating 80 per cent support such a clinic is $6,000 SOLOMON'S OPEN SATURDAY T I L I P. M. WESTCATE SHOPPING CENTER
precipitation probability, you can expect precipitation on 80 to $7,000, wheras the medium CENTEA1 AVE. AT C O I V I N
days and none on 20 days. 'Temperature forecasts can be family income in Columbia
expected to be within the indicated range at least 70 per County is $4,000 now and was TONIGHT THRU SAT.
cent of the time, , . - , only $2,399 in 1950 when the FABULOUS DOLLAR DAY
clinic was in its early days.
WeotH&r; Grin and Bare It
Extended forecasts 6y the
He said also that the county
also is the fourth highest in the
state in the number of persons
Total rainfall will be over 85. He said 14 per cent of
U. S. Weether Bureau in f*% spotty and generally sparse. the county's population is in ON ALL SUMMER MERCHANDISE
bany from 7 a. m. tomorrow Temperature Normals: Day- this senior age group, which is
through 7 a. m Tuesday: time highs, 78 to 85. Nighttime less able to meet medical ex- Drastic Reductions in All Departments
lows. 50 to 64. penses
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period. Temperatures art ex*
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normal. No indication of gen-
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