Rip Van Winkle Clinic by CaroleOsterink


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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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Area Residents

                                                                                         pects to be spending more and pervisor for the residential Bth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Reelect Mother
                                                                                         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-
        PrMay        tunny
                                                                                                                                                               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.

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         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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