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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 1, 1963, Bennington, Vermont Girl scout reorganization a it now in planning stages delegates from mount mans by the communities involved Field Burlingto Springfield Montpelier and Bennington girl scout councils along with those from Many Lone troop communities met recently in Rutland to work on details of Fife organization of an area Council for Vermont. Under the a program change proposed by the National organisation. One Council would embrace All counties within the state with the exception of three areas which Are now a part of the Swiftwater . Council. Mrs. John Andrews of Middlebury is chairman of the organization committee. Other officers Are mrs. . Wickenden of Bennington vice chairman mrs. Richard Brown of Northfield Secretary and mrs. Earl Schering of Burlington treasurer. Delegates to the organization committee will organize a new Council to serve the state. On april 17 the group will meet in Barre to continue to work out the Structure plan of work budget and personnel for this enlarged Council. With the accomplishment of these tasks and acceptance of the recommendations Home dec girls to hear talks by Julia Manes Beni cat amount Beni a a Home economics classes will be attending a demonstration and discussion tuesday and wednesday in the Home dec room. Mrs. Marion Harris Home demonstration agent for Bennington county will speak tuesday to Joyce Goyette a sophomores and Barbara Houles juniors and seniors. She will speak on a a fitting and alterations of the purpose of this lecture is to better acquaint the students with mrs. Harris a work. Mrs. Houle said a once they get out of school if the girls have any problems connected with the Home or family mrs. Harris is an excellent person for Joseph Lopiccolo from the United counselling service will discuss personal and social development wednesday to the Junior and senior Home dec class. One of the goals of the future homemakers of America organization is to stress the importance of preparation for marriage. To Piccolo who works with marriage counselling has been asked to define what a preparation for marriage is and what kinds of problems Are brought to him and How they could be avoided. License to operate will be sought it is hoped the new Council May be chartered by the close of 1963. Rutland and Barre councils which have not yet accepted the proposed jurisdiction sent observers to the Rutland meeting. Councils comprising 3 per cent of the total National girl scout population Are opposed to compulsory changes in area jurisdiction. However the nationwide trend toward larger councils aimed at greater efficiency and improved program for All girl scouts is reflected in new England. Reorganization and consolidation have already reduced the number of councils from 95 in september 1962 to 76 in february of this year. Miss Sylvia finn of Boston regional advisor met last week with a group of leaders of the Bennington Council to discuss informally the area Council. A formal presentation for All interested adults in this area will be conducted by miss finn in May. Bay Slater hurl in truck mishap a Massachusetts Man was slightly injured saturday when a truck he was driving went out of control and into a ditch in Stamford at 12 40 . Lee Owen Webb 19, of Cheshire mass., operating a Martin Dairy farm truck was heading South on Vermont 86 when the Accident occurred according to state police Webb suffer red bruises to his Back. There was about $75 damage to the vehicle. Lenten family series Quot loses at St. Peter s the fifth and last in this years series of lenten family nights will be held this thursday evening at St. Peters Church. Subject of the panel discussion will be a the Layman looks at the organization of the episcopal John r. Stone will be Moderator of a panel consisting of s. Whitney Dickey mrs. David Jareckie Stanley r. Pike and Schuyler Vanderveer which will discuss the subject and then open the discussion from the floor. The family night begins with supper at 6 . Followed by Evensong at 6 45, and the panel discussion at 7 15. The evening ends at 8. Mrs. Lloyd Fleming is in charge of supper arrangements. A separate program is provided for children of those attending the panel discussion. Far Bureau officers Eye wheat vote Bennington Banner monday april i 1963-3 Engineer scores Success in clock makers test festive gathering of the Loyal order of the Moose Bennington Lodge at their 17th anniversary this weekend. Front Row from left . Moore past governor Azarias Betit sergeant at arms Carlton Bahan secretory and Warren Church prelate. Rear from left George Vallie Pilgrim from Springfield Lodge Jerry Cornell treasure Clarence of Connor Vermont state director of supreme Lodge and Sylvester m. Babson governor of Bennington Lodge. Staff photo read deep Thot by Martha Wallac e Benin Catamount congratulations go to the faculty on winning the volleyball championship another year. They Defeated the senior lifts team last wednesday evening Lynne Davis and Mary Moninger Catamount Exchange editors thank freshman Susan Emond for keeping the files up to Date while they attended the new York journalism conference. Allen Wade a 1962 graduate of Beni visited Beni last week. He will be assigned to the Millington air Force school in Memphis tenn., april 3, where he will study aircraft mechanics. March 21, the first Day of Spring Beni had one of its monthly fire drills. The school was cleared in i minute and 25 seconds. Mrs. Mary Louise plumb Beni librarian reports Many English classes have been coming to View the a books on exhibit which have teen on display in the Library from to 3 30 . Daily. 8 a. In. Would you invest 63 a Day to help keep America free ? sixty three cents a Day can easily be frittered away. Or it can buy a . Savings Bond every month. There a a big difference. You have Little or nothing to show for the pennies you fritter away. But Money spent on savings Bonds stays a a alive a ready for use whenever you want it. Furthermore the Money you spend on savings Bonds comes Back to you with an extra Dollar for every three at maturity. That a Why the headline above reads Quot invest a not and buying savings Bonds is More than just a Money making investment. Its an investment in America in your children in yourself. For America must be Strong to be free and savings Bonds help to keep it that Way. So savings Bonds work for you and for your country too what sounder investment could there be a ifs easy to buy Bonds on the instalment plan. Just ask your employer to Seaside a regular amount from your paycheck you la hardly miss 63c a Day. Or you can buy savings Bonds at any Bank. Why not act today this Man says hell Bury us economically. By keeping financially Strong As individuals and As a nation we continue to demonstrate that the free Way is the Hest Way. Is a Fez cow j a keep Freedom in your future with . Savings Bonds the . Government does not pay for this advertising. The Treasury department thanks the advertising Council and this newspaper for their patriotic support. Bennington Banner 16b freshman class dues must be paid to Gloria Hollister by monday april i. Drama club officers Are now collecting dues also. They Are 75 cents and must be paid by april 19. The dues will be used to pay for the annual banquet at the end of the school year. Senior girls at Beni had physicals last thursday morning. Or. Donald Humphreys made the examinations which Are required before graduation. Students in miss Martha gales biology class recently participated in a lab in which several students had a Sample of their blood taken. All reports indicate that they Are very healthy and the pain Only lasted a few minutes. Members of Charles Comstock a English 10-a class recently took a too question objective Type test on a a tale of two cities by Charles Dickens. They Are now writing term papers based upon an aspect of the novel. Beni a a drama club put on a banquet for the girls varsity basketball team at the Home of Carolyn Comstock March 21. Each girl was presented with a Gold basketball with the words a champions 1963�?� engraved. Seniors Susan Riley and Marilyn Cone were Given Blue and White basketballs autographed by All the team members. Mrs Sylvia Ducharme Art instructor at Beni says that her classes Are preparing pictures to be displayed at the annual Spring exhibit for a open april 3. She has received Over too pictures. Prospe r i i y i n i Rill de fort Madison la. Up a if sales of red Ink Are a barometer of the nations economic health list year was a Prosper Ous one. Sheaffer Penco. Reports 1962 shipments of red Ink were 11 per cent below the previous years total. Telephones business 442 6300 newsroom. 442 2800 display amortizing. 443 2684 the Bennington Bonner is published daily except sunday and Legal holidays of 425 main St., Bennington. Vermont by the Bonner publishing corporation. Member of the associated press the associated press is entitled exclusively to the use Tor republication of All local news printed in this newspaper of Well Osall a news dispatches Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery per Day subscription rates by mail so i. Radius end All Vermont 3 mos. $4 25 a 6 mos. $8.00 a i or. $15 of elsewhere in the . T mos. S4.75 a 6 mos. $9.00 a i or. $17 50 special rate for servicemen Moose Lodge ohs Erves 17lh anniversary Montpelier Northeast re a Ion a1 farm Bureau officers meeting in Washington last week discussed legislation and the status of such items Sucre As a tax Cut diary legislation and the wheat situation. Attending from Vermont were mrs. Beverly Miller women a chairman Putney Keith Wallace president and Leland Beebe of Dorset organization director. Approved was a summer training school to be held on a regional basis in the late summer for county and state Board members state officers and committee people. Beebe will represent Vermont on the program planning committee. During the conference the new England presidents reviewed the activity in cooperative programs to Date. Poultry and livestock cooperative marketing program Are under investigation. There was also discussion on other projects which could be carried on As a cooperative Enterprise on a new England farm Bureau basis. Considerable time was devoted to the wheat referendum and the status of programs in every state to acquaint All wheat producers with their responsibility and the importance the referendum will have on All of agriculture. Vermont wheat producers can Contact their farm Bureau for information on eligibility rules for voting in the referendum. Voting for Green Moun Tain girls and boys state delegates was held wednesday in . History class where the whole Junior class met. Each student nominated six girls and six boys. Students were urged not to vote on popularity but rather to vote on leadership. The faculty will make the final decision on the delegates and their decision will be announced after april i. Students in English 11-12 have recently been tested on two shakespearean plays. They will see a King learn at Stratford conn., on May 21 and a Richard Iii at Williamstown on May 9. Karen Killen Beni graduate of 1962 and former associate editor of the Catamount has made the Deans list for the first semester at Wake Forest College in North Carolina. The Bennington Lodge of the Loyal order of the Moose celebrated its 17th anniversary this weekend with festivities at the Moose Hall on main Street. A supper was held saturday evening to begin proceedings Putnam patients followed by entertainment by the Massillon Ohio apr had George Caswell been a clock maker he probably never would have attempted to restore one of the worlds most unusual timepieces. But he san Engineer and his Credo is a nothing is so he did it. Caswell president of the Ohio Industrial research corp.,stumbled on the clock in the basement of the Charlotte n. C., museum. Actually it is not one clock but a dozen. There is a Large clock in the Center of a Cluster of la smaller clocks a each with a face on either Side. Each face will Tell the time in a different City around the world. The clock was in ruins when Caswell first saw it in july 1961. Recently he says he has been offered upwards of $25,000 for it. A i thought it was a pity to see it sitting there and decaying a says Caswell who never before had tried to restore a clock. A the museum had tried for 20 years to get it fixed but no one wanted to do it. They said it was too far gone. A but if someone tells me something can to be done ill do Caswell arranged with the clocks owner to repair it in return for half ownership. Now after 1,000 hours of work the restoration is nearly finished. Only adjustment of the clock remains. Yet 12 watchmakers along the Way told him the clock never would run again. The entire Cluster of clocks is powered by a 16 Pound weight suspended on a Nylon Cord. The swing of this pendulum is kept even by two Glass tubes each an Inch in diameter and eight inches Long into which Mercury will be poured. A the difficulty now a explains Caswell a is that according to the books in be referred to clocks of this Type take 24 pounds of Mercury. I Haven to been Able to get that much Mercury. A the Mercury provides weight and takes up the variation in temperature. This would allow for an adjustment say if the Sun were shining on the Here a what Caswell an expert brass and Bronze craftsman faced at the outset of his task the 7-foot-tall Walnut cabinets the top half of which is a Glass Square a had been smashed by vandals who broke into the museum. The brass works were corroded and several of its 104 gears were gone. There were 27 parts missing out of a total of about 280. A i knew of i made the gears and minor parts it would work a says Caswell. Being a Novice at clock repairing Caswell began by dissecting a clock to see what it was All about. He also referred to books on the subject. Who made the clock is a mystery but Caswell calculates it was built in the Early 1800s. When fully restored the clock will be exhibited around the country before it is eventually sold. Blue Cross paid 8237,241 for Cecelia Greene school of dance. Later there was social dancing for members. On sunday the initiation of 14 new members took place at an afternoon ceremony conducted by the degree staff from the Springfield Lodge followed by a banquet attended by the state director of the supreme Lodge Clarence of Connor. Performers saturday night included Princess Crawford Jean Becker j. G. Seaman Holly Jeskie Carol Santo Amy Gil lians Mary Shippey Laurie Hamilton Judy Roy Cynthia Jordan Patricia Berry Jamie Severy Laurie Dearstyne Kimmie Harris Patricia Paquin Jane Montgomery Jill Fischer Donna Cornell Nancy rounds Joyce Desau Tel Kathy and Debbie Chenaille Lynn Vance Patty Carmody Darlene Lauzon Susan Barber Eleanor Harvey Dolores Heiner Barbara Lawless and Nancy Finnegan. Ladies pea is set Las vegas apr the ladies professional Golf association championship will beheld at the stardust Golf out Here on Ort. 10-13. Benefits said to patients at Putnam memorial Hospital in Bennington from Blue Cross reached a new High of $237,241 in the fiscal year 1961-62, the Blue Cross plan announced today. The total is another Milestone in a continual year to year Advance of benefits at Putnam Hospital which leaped from a 1957 aggregate of $118,425 to $144,-999 in 1958 and $151,698 in 1958-9, when the fiscal year changed from the Calendar year. In 1959-60 these benefits jumped to $186,551 and in 1960-61 they topped the $200,000 Mark at $200, 055, from which they advanced $37,186#� More to the 1961-62 total of $237,241. The Over All increase Over the period totalled $118,816. A this steady upward swing of Blue Cross benefits Here is part of a consistent Rise in the state As a whole a declared the spokesman. 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