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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 12, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Banner tuesday april 12, 1966 pointers from a pro a mrs. June Hamblin Mitchell a director of the Mirror players Wilmington a new professional summer theater group chats with some of the cast of Wilmington High schools senior play a the Giaconda smile a being directed by Elaine Antonovich for presentation wednesday and thursday. From left Are Scott Johnson Robert Lamorder Linda Rufus Matt Walkonen and Alana Granger. Campbell sponsored by kuh4 87 Eye pledges promised to Date in state program Soeth Londonderry a there will let a an information and pledge meeting sunday night at the town Hall Here at 8 on behalf of the Vermont Eye Bank program which is being sponsored by the Rebekah and International order of Odd Fellows. According to Nathan Kamber grand master of Vermont there have been 87 pledges of eyes for the Bank since the project began four months ago. Chairman for the Rebekah is mrs. Nathan Kat it or and for the roof rot it Ert Dumas of Windsor. The idea for beginning the roof Eye Bank came originally from Merrill Hale Noble grand of West River Lodge roof. An Eye specialist will be on hand after a film a the boy with a Blindfold a sunday to answer questions on corneal transplant and Eye research. According to mrs. Kamber no examination is required of those who wish to donate their eyes. If a person chooses to donate their eyes Are removed at death and transported free of charge by cooperating bus lines and airlines to the Eye Bank in Boston. Mrs. Kamber said the Cornea of the Eye must be transplanted in the recipient within 48 hours. Recipients Are determined by physical examination in Boston by a team of Eye experts. If the person is found to have the kind of blindness that can be corrected by corneal transplant the persons name is put on a waiting list and he is warned that he must be ready to make the trip to Boston on Short notice to undergo the delicate operation. Even though the Blind person May have two diseased eyes Only one transplant is done at a time. This Means that two Blind persons Are helped with the donation of one person s eyes mrs. Kamber said. The recipient is never told the name of the donor. A it is interesting to note Quot mrs. Kamber added a that if the person whose sight has let Een restored by corneal transplant should decide to donate their eyes their Cornea can be used just As a persons who has always had Normal theoretically at East the process could be infinitely repeated assuming each recipient became a donor and no disease impaired the value of the Eye. Mrs. Kamber said the Vermont Eye Bank program is not restricted for the use of Blind persons in Vermont but is used to Benefit All persons needing help who apply to the Boston Eye Bank. These would include vermonters As Well As those from other new England states. Parts of the Eye not used for the actual transplant Are used for Eye research. The roof has is Robert i. Fat Trento speak in open lecture at Williams Williamstown mass. A Robert Penn Warren author of numerous books will speak on a the end of an Era the poetry of Pound Eliot and Yeats a next thursday night at 8 in Jesup Hall of Williams College. Sponsored by the Williams lecture committee the lecture is free and open to the Public. Next Friday afternoon at 2 30 in Prospect House lounge Warren will conduct a discussion open to Williams students. The Chapin Library has an exhibit of Warren s works and manuscripts including recent poetry and the manuscript of his novel a the although Warren Lead already received a number of prizes for automated . Higher ii by trip Power super duper Market depot Street Bennington it. To blushed a chair for Eye research at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore md., mrs. Kamber said. Anyone wishing further information May Contact mrs. Kamber in Manchester or mrs. Cora Hudson at 109 West main St., Rutland. Taconi Assn. Names i j Manchester a James West of Manchester a teacher at town House school Sunderland was named president of the Taconic teachers association of the Bennington Rutland supervisory Union school District Friday morning at a meeting Here. Other new officers Are mrs. Patricia Graham Vic president and mrs. Carole Mcclure treasurer. Both Are Manchester residents and teachers at the Manchester elementary school. Jonathan Corbin a teacher at Dorset elementary school was elected treasurer. Manchester Chet Ringheiser 362-2073 or 375-2545 or. And mrs. Eugene v. Kay Atta Are in Portland Maine visiting relatives. Or. And mrs. Ralph Fleming or. Are in new York today visiting mrs. Fleming smother. The school Board meeting scheduled for monday night was cancelled and re scheduled for monday april 18. Mrs. Emily Johnson chairman of the Roadside committee of the Vermont federation of Garden clubs attended a meeting of the federation in Middlebury last week. Or. And mrs. E. Roger Wilcox were hosts saturday afternoon and evening at a reception at their Home for their son and daughter in Law or. And mrs. Keith Wilcox who were visiting Here from Pennsylvania for the first time since their marriage in february. The Rev. James Murray pastor of St. Paul Catholic Church left today for a two Day visit to new York City. Trustees cite no shooting lion his poems it was not until 1939 that he wrote his first novel a night rider a a and won a Guggenheim Fellowship. Among his numerous novels since then Are a world enough and time a a a the Cave a a flood a and a fall the Kings the last named won him the pulitzer prize and was made into an Academy award winning film. Among the other honors Warren Lias received Are the Shelley and Levinson prizes the pulitzer prize for poetry and the National Book award in 1958, As Well As the Edna St. Vincent Millay award of the poetry society of America for a promises poems 1954-56,�?� published in 1957. Cd Mihal i sir vice corporation the Rev. Jerome or. Will give a course on the old testament wednesday evenings beginning May 4. The two hour classes will continue until june 8. Interested persons should Contact mrs. Bernice Wilcox chairman of the religious education committee at 362-2611. Rutland police investigated a minor Accident monday afternoon involving Robert c. Whitman 27, of Manchester depot whose car was in collision with one operated by mrs. Nina g. Morgan 58, of West Rutland. Minor front end damage was done to both vehicles in the West Street mishap police said. Arlington Helene Thompson 375-2325 or. And mrs. Clarence Decker or. Have taken up residence in Wells. Or. And mrs. Gary ver Voort of Flushing . And or. And mrs. Paul Kane and children of Westfield mass. Spent the weekend with or. And mrs. Terrance Riley. Or. And mrs. Donald Crofut and son Mark Merwin of Burlington spent a few Days with Crofutt a parents or. And mrs. Merwin Crofut. Miss Kathy Doyle a student of it. St. Mary a Academy in Burlington is on her easter vacation this week. Winhall John o. Slade 824-6619 or. Scott nearing a former resident of this town has returned from five months in Europe and spoke on a economic Outlook for the at the Community Church of Boston on april 3. Or. Nearing sociologist and former professor of economics at the Wharton school of finance University of Pennsylvania is the author of More than 50 books which include a the Twilight of Empire a a the revolution of our time and a the conscience of a Radical a recently published. Or. Nearing has visited Castro s Cuba and Mainland China As Well As other Aslan and latin american countries. He has been at work on an autobiography which will cover 82 years of life scholarships teaching and study. North Bennington a Spring fever in one of its More predictable forms has broken out Here. Village trustees report receiving a number of complaints about the of charge of firearms in the areas of Welling Field the old Stone Church and the Central Vermont substation on the River Road. Trustees have issued a reminder that a Village ordinance forbids the firing of guns of any Type including bus within the Village limits. They said today that immediate action will be taken to apprehend the culprits if there Are any further complaints. They have asked residents to Bear in mind that under the Law parents Are responsible for any damage caused by the use of guns in the hands of their children Grange notes the Batten kill Grange easter program held wednesday night at the Grange Hall in West Arlington opened with the song a wild Birds history of easter by mrs. Mabel Crofut a Miracle of easter a mrs. Linda Hoffman a husbands and hats a mrs. Belle Decker a seed catalogue a Richard King a follow me a Jesse Harrington and a the resurrection a George Cooledge chaplain. A the old rugged Cross was Sung by All at the conclusion of the program. Mrs. James Edgerton or. Displayed a collection of 78 pieces of old glassware. Most of the items were from her own collection. Mrs. Viola Cooledge Home economics chairman reported eight entries in the sewing contest and presented mrs. Doris Wright first prize and mrs. Abbie Baker second in the baking contest. Clarence Decker or. Resigned As Community Progress chairman and Jesse Harrington was appointed the new chairman. Miss Kathy Clayton and Larry Clayton were elected lady assistant Steward and assistant Steward and were installed by mrs. Belle Decker past master assisted by mrs. Mabel Crofut and Clarence Decker or. The Grange has been invited to the Garden club supper april 19 to discuss beautification of Arlington also to neighbors night at it. Equinox Grange april 18 at 8 15 . Part of the travel program will be presented by Stamford Valley. The next meeting will be april 20, a Grange historical there will be an exhibit of state plates with mrs. Doris Wright in charge. Refreshments will be served by or. And mrs. Curnel Vaughn and or. And mrs. Fred Lomberg. Ethan Allen Pomona will meet at Taconic Grange april 12 at 8 15 . The program will be presented by the Home economics committee with mrs. Florence Hattat chairman. North Ben ii Iii a toil Elizabeth Dwyer 442-4519 the Spring music concert Given by the North Bennington High school music department will be held wednesday at 8 . In the school gym. The program under the direction of music supervisor Harry Rohinsky will include selections by the band and glee club. The Public is invited. There is no admission charge. An important meeting of the parents of the graduating class at Nuhs is scheduled for thursday at 8 . At the school. Parents Are hard at work on plans for the graduation night party for the class. They report a new list of business firms who Are cooperating to make the affair a Success including William e. Dailey inc., Frost pharmacy Haynes and Kane Shaftsbury fire co., Bennington lanes h. Greenberg and son Bennington Brush co. And Eagle Square mfg. Co. St. Johns modality will meet wednesday at 8 . At the Library. All women of the Parish Are invited. Registration for the kindergarten class of september 1966, in the North Bennington school will be held at the Bleau House on the Corner of West and Church streets wednesday from 3 30 -5 . And on thursday from 7-8 30 . Parents who come to Register their children any who will be five years old on or before Jan. I 1967 Are eligible Are asked to bring along birth certificates and records of immunization. New craftsman miss Daphne Mackey daughter of or. And mrs. Robert Mackey of Hall Street is the proud owner of a Mattel Power shop that includes an electric Jigsaw and other tools which she won As the second prize in a cartoon colouring contest sponsored by the Post Cereal co. Daphne a seventh grader in the local school is enjoying her prize immensely and considering going into the furniture business. Her younger brother James feels a certain proprietary interest in the Power shop since he helped eat the Cereal that made Daphne sentry possible. There is also an unconfirmed Rumor on Hall Street that after the children Are in bed their parents can be found in the woodworking business. A taste of history members of Grade 2 in the local school with their teacher miss Mary Meagher were recent guests for a tour of the historic Hall farm mansion Here. Or. And mrs. John Mccullough conducted the 32 children through the House and pointed out features of the building that has been a landmark Here for More than a Century. Of particular interest to the children were portraits of the family Gas logs in the fireplace and chandeliers once lit by Gas. Needless to say a highlight of the expedition was a trip up the winding stairway to the cupola atop the House. The class and teacher have expressed appreciation to the Mccullough family for giving them an Opportunity to see and touch a Little history. Historic portrait a hanging in Bennington county court House in Manchester is this portrait of judge Loveland Munson chief Justice of the Vermont supreme court from 1915-17, which has recently been loaned by surviving members of the Munson family who include Manchester Village president g. Murray Campbell. The painting is the work of the late Edwin b. Child of Dorset. Ringheiser Pownal to dedicate new Library sunday Pownal a National Library week will be off to an auspicious Start Here sunday at 2 . With the formal dedication of the Solomon Wright Public Library. A a a first in Vermont the local Library was constructed under provisions of the Library services and construction act passed by the 84th Congress. An indication of the Ever in creasing growth of the Pownal the new colonial design Library is the result of the diligent planning of the local Board headed by chairman Henry w. Bassen and librarian mrs. George m. Renner. The Library has been made possible through individual contributions and Matching Federal funds for a total of $34,-760. Ceremonies Are open to the general Public and invitations have been issued to officials and donors who have assisted with contributions to the building fund. Purchase of the site was made possible by a bequest of $1,000 to the Library association by the late Solomon fifth son a exalted ruler Hayden of the Hoosick Falls Lodge of elks recently officiated when his youngest and fifth son Donald was initiated. Seated from left j. Joseph or. Of Metuchen . Or Hayden Richard s. Of Brooklyn Heights. Standing Are w. Wade of South Cambridge Donald and Robert both of Hoosick Falls. Beaumont Hoosick Ada m. Breer 686-7275 the Parish club will meet with or. And mrs. Paul b. Do Perly monday night april 18. Four Corners Klub will meet with or. And mrs. John Jones and or. And mrs. Arnold Jones will be Host and hostess monday night april 18. Michael Appel son of or. And mrs. Robert Appel entered put Nam memorial Hospital wednesday for tests. Or. And mrs Edward j. Herb Erington of Long Island City Are spending this week at their Home Here. Or. Mary s. Jones spent easter weekend with or. And mrs. Robert o. Roberts in Saratoga. Wrightjr. A former resident. Mrs. Wright and several other members of the family from the new York City area Are expected to be present for the dedication As Well As mrs. Elena Horton and mrs. Lillian c. Irons executive Secretary and assistant Secretary of the Vermont free Public Library service. Other observances during the week will include a poster contest in the Pownal schools displays of leather Crafty Boyscout troop 347 and an exhibition by the Model car group. A portrait of or. Wright is now being completed by Charles Gautsche talented local artist. The Library has a capacity for housing 11,000 books and several additions were delivered monday by mrs. Ann Libbey of the Rutland regional Library a 115 for adult Reading and 172 for children. Included in the adult group Are a the agony and the ecstasy by Stone a a Kennedy by Sorenson a profiles in courage by Kennedy a land and the Promise by Slaughter a a Klondike by syn a night of the Tiger by Dulen a naked society by Packard and a Point of interest by Mervosh. Included in the Young Peoples category Are a a Many a reach into space by Gallant a fast circuit by Carter a Snow on Blueberry Mountain by Meader a a Rodeo by rounds a one and one by Fisher and a picture Book dictionary by Macbean. Several volunteers Are assisting mrs. Renner in the Library a mrs. James Quinn mrs. Philip Thompson Diane Niles Jean Rogers Pamela George Linda Dorman Linda Ricker and Gary Bishop. Starting april 23, saturday morning hours will also be held with a special feature being a Story hour for the a younger set headed by mrs. Thomas p. Hurley mrs. Otto Raetz mrs. Henry a Bassen and mrs. Marcel a. Langlais. Choose our Early America to desk in Pine or Maple at Bellemare amp sons 113 North Bennington dial 2-6000 rfcs to Host w ally Faber film show Hoosick Falls . A the town of Hoosick Lions club will sponsor the widely known Wally Taber show wednesday evening beginning at i . In the Hoosick Falls Centra. 6cl m auditorium. The film show is entitled a Jaguar safari and a Tiger land a a double Bill. Highlighting the event will be the personal appearance of Wally Taber himself far travelled newsman and daring explorer who will narrate the screen show. Tickets for the family affair May be purchased from the committee including George Scott or. And William g. Burns co chairmen who Are assisted by Warner Harrison and John Keough or from any club member. It is expected that unless there is a previous sellout tickets May also be purchased at the door. Shaftsbury hosts Highway meeting Shaftsbury a Stearns Jenkins Advance planning Engineer for the state Highway department will attend a Public meeting Here thursday night when local residents will have a Chance to discuss the future of a four Lane . 7 in this area and the various proposed routes. The meeting to be held at Cole Hall at 8, has been arranged by the town planning committee and All interested persons Are urged to attend and bring their questions. County Goi to meet Iii Shaftsbury Manchester a gop county chairman Ferdinand Bongartz said today he has scheduled a meeting of the county Republican committee for monday april 18 at Cole Hall in Shaftsbury at 8 p. In. Bongartz said the purpose of the meeting is to discuss the March 30 meeting of the Republican state committee in Montpelier and to review committee thinking on issues that May come before the april 22 meeting of the state committee. The april 18 meeting will be the first county gop get together since Bongartz assumed county chairmanship feb. 4. So a it is ii ii a Frau Stacy 442-6524 the initial meeting of the father and Sony Indian guide tribe will be held this evening at the Home of Henry Harrington on East Road. At least five fathers and their sons have indicated a desire to participate. Loomis Dana associate Secretary of the Bennington Myca will conduct the meeting. An invitation is extended to All boys in grades i and 2 and their fathers to attend this meeting and learn More about the program. Hoosick Falls Edith Beaumont 686-9103 there will be a display of work from ceramics and Art classes in the adult education program of Hoosick Falls Central school Friday from 7 to 9 . In the school cafeteria. The Public is invited to attend the exhibit free of charge. With several new holds added this year hundreds of Ceramic pieces Are expected to be among the display. Light refreshments will be served. The town of Hoosick women s Republican club will meet tuesday april 19 at the Home of miss Christina Stevens Abbott Street beginning at 8 . Assisting hostesses will be mrs. Virginia Hustler mrs. Dorothy roys and mrs. Esther Baker

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