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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 15, 1965, Bennington, Vermont To Herm inf ton Banner thursday april 15, 1965 to Tell the truth Stephen Mcgaughey left gives the audience a tip on How to react to a remark made by one of the contestants in a French quiz show put on by Bennington High school students during their annual Spring open House wednesday. The panellists from left Are Glenn Ger Shanek Janet Hayes Julie Wolf and Neil Lachant. Andrew Webster Center is the master of ceremonies. Contestants at right Are Charlotte Greer Nancy Finnegan and Kathy Danforth. The French program which lasted three hours and included plays narratives a puppet show and songs was directed by miss Genevieve cos Serat Beni French teacher. Charles Decker coordinated planning of the open House. See other photo Page i Buckler Wae talks end in stalemate Between Union Albany Novelty North Bennington a negotiations on a new contract for workers at the Albany Novelty division ended in a stalemate wednesday As the plants Union Johnson continued from Page i a dozen industries along the River evacuated wednesday and 800 persons were out of their Homes. At least five Minneapolis Industrial areas were threatened. The Mississippi reached 25.5 feet in St. Paul today�?11.5 feet above flood stage and the angry River is expected to Crest at 27 feet Friday and hold that level several Days. The big St. Paul dikes through the heart of St. Paul were holding and engineers were confident they will stand the Crest although underground water gushed up flooding a four mile Long stretch on the East Side of the River. Senate continued from Page i the 158-year-old state prison at Windsor oldest penal institution still in use in the United states. Stages two and three will be accomplished Over a six year period at a Cost of some $2.75 million More. The of the intermediate institution is to keep Youthful offenders and older prisoners separated. The amendment proposed by sen. Samuel Fishman a Addison county would have allowed the institutions Board to choose a different site. Fishman himself favored a Burlington site so that Youthful offenders and older prisoners could actually be separated and so More psychological and rehabilitative Aid could be Given Young prisoners. Walden theatre Williamstown mass. Starts Fri. April 16 for 5 Days Only a a a one of the year s Best a National Boado of Deview Herald Tribune America Commonweal a Etc a Best actress of the year a film critics a ado National Board of review a i. F. I a from a Tito poo auctions pro re a Rich aha attn0obougm and la a to Bevan Donees pm Houct on Kim Stanley and Richard Attenborough n seance of i Viet afternoon written and directed by a Ryan Forbes please note so you May enjoy this outstanding film from the beginning it will be shown once Only each eve. At 8 15 selected Short subjects at 7�?T30. Rejected a new company offer calling for a 12 cent an hour wage increase spread Over a three year period. The company originally indicated that it could not Grant any hourly increases and had proposed that the Union accept a to per cent wage Cut. The Union local 806 of the United paper makers and paper workers rejected this proposal at a membership meeting sunday night. Union and management representatives met again wednesday for some five and one half hours. Robert Myers president of the local and a member of the unions negotiating committee reported that the company had offered a satisfactory increase in certain insurance benefits and that there had been agreement on several non monetary matters. But he said the company a new wage increase offer had been found unsatisfactory by the negotiating committee and that the Union membership at a meeting late wednesday afternoon rejected the new offer. The new wage offer he said had called for a series of two cent an hour increases Over the three years for which the proposed contract would run. The two cent increases would come on april i and oct. I of each Hospital notes tuesday april 13 admissions Clarence Burdick sr., North Pownal mrs. Jeanette Vallee miss Maureen Malone Richard Bogardus Bennington miss Judith Burdick Hoosick Falls Clarence White North Bennington. Discharges master Sharon Putnam miss Sheila Cross miss Doris Cross Whitingham mrs. Mary huli Han White Creek mrs. Barbara Towsley and daughter Shaftsbury mrs. Nancy spinning and son Bennington med Ric Grover East Arlington master Daniel Merriman Cambridge . Births or. And mrs. Arnold Griffis of Arlington a son april 14. Or. And mrs. Henry Schurink of Shaftsbury a daughter april 14. Bennington drive in the Atri reopening Friday april in weekends Only until further notice Fri. Sat. And Sun. And Sivi. Aits of asst a Bothun feet tall i eos tear j i Edwards. Rodinson a of the three years beginning with this year. The old contract under which the company and Union had been operating expired March 31. Robert c. Watson company executive vice president concurred with Myers description of developments and also confirmed Myers report that Watson was to Contact William h. Garrison president of Garrison House inc., the Albany divisions Parent company on the status of negotiations. If garrisons position was that the company had gone As far As it could in its offering then the next step might be to Call in a Federal mediator. Both Myers and Watson indicated however that they would both prefer to avoid such a step if possible. Myers declined to specify what the Union is seeking but Watson indicated that it had made a number of demands and that the two parties were still a wide but he concluded a we Are still membership in the Union is about 130 there Are also a few non Union workers who would be affected by the outcome of negotiations. Funeral mrs. William Murphy White Creek . A the funeral of mrs. William Murphy the former Elizabeth Leslie a Well known registered nurse in the Bennington area was held at Mahar amp son funeral Home wednesday afternoon with the Rev. Melvin r. Mcgaughey first methodist Church pastor of Bennington officiating. Mrs. Murphy who resided Here died at Putnam memorial Hospital in Bennington sunday after a Long illness. Bearers were Franklin and John Hitchcock Gordon Nesbitt Frederick Gunzel Dewey Mccart and Lawrence Lyons. Attending the funeral were Many nurses who had been associated with mrs. Murphy and friends from Bennington College. Entombment was in Park Lawn Chapel Bennington with burial in this cemetery at a later Date. Relatives and friends attended from Williamstown Worthington and Pittsfield mass. White Creek and Cambridge . North Bennington and the surrounding area. Harte theatre phone 24990�? Bennington it tonight thru saturday eve. 6 30 amp 8 35 . One but the brate Frank Sinatra Lions vote $500 preliminary planning sessions toward planetarium f or Union school begin today directors of the Bennington Lions club have announced they have pledged $500 As a gift to spark the drive for funds to be conducted by the Bennington planetarium association for a Community planetarium project. The association is expected to launch its Campaign for funds in the near future. In the course of the Lions meeting tuesday at least 12 of the clubs members volunteered to serve on a fund raising committee for the planetarium project. The Hope was expressed that other Bennington organizations would also furnish volunteers to help with the drive. The Bennington Lions club has been a key mover in getting the Community educational project off the ground. In other business at the weekly meeting Paul Williams chairman of the Tri state music festival announced that Bennington will be Host for this years festival to be held May 21 and 22. Williams said that 16 schools from Vermont Massachusetts and new York will be represented at the festival and that 14 bands will take part in the festivals Parade. The festivals concert and Competition will take place saturday night May 22, at Bennington Catholic High school. Club members were urged to get their tickets for this event Early As a Large crowd is expected to attend. Richard Fonteneau chairman of publicity and advertising reported on work carried out by the Lions festival committee. Plans were also announced for another lion sponsored event the curly Williams sports night to be held tuesday May la at the Bennington Catholic High school gym. Cups Are awarded at this time to outstanding athletes of the year at both by in and Bennington High school. Guest speaker for the event will be Tom Heinsohn a member of the Boston celtics professional basketball team. Heinsohn according to a Lions spokesman Isa a witty and sparkling speaker a As Well As a great basketball player. Co chairmen in charge of ticket sales Are Richard Long and Lloyd Oppen Helmer. Whereas previous sports nights have included a dinner this years event will not and will Start at 7 30 . Announcements were also made at the meeting of the state Lions club convention to be held at Basin Harbor june la 12 and 13, and the Lions International convention to be held in los Angeles july 7-10. The clubs nominating committee introduced the following slate of officers for the coming year King lion Williams first vice president Ned Winslow second vice president Marshall Cross third vice president Romain j. Letourneau Secretary Edward g. Crealese treasurer Richard Laffin tall twister Richard c. Pembroke lion Tamer Nicholas Carbonaro Pownal continued from Page i Gates on the Union Board David Adler and Jackson Ostrander. Polls at North Pownal were open from 7 30 to to. Moderator Charles Kokoras opened the special meeting and ballot officers named to help were Richard e. Champney Martin g. Longner mrs. Joseph Tornabene Marcel a. Langlais Joseph Tornabene mrs. Ernest Welch and mrs. John Mason. Wednesdays was the second vote taken on the Issue of North Pownal joining the Pownal town District. The first time it was rejected and North Pownal had also previously turned Down a Chance to become a separate member of the it. Anthony Union District. Stock averages Dow Jones Bache amp co., Albany noon 30 industrials 909.813.05 20 railroads 212.93�?o .51 15 utilities 162.94�?o .22 composite average 318.49 .87 totals 2,740.000 and director for a three year term Harold Kramer. Since no other nominations were introduced from the floor Only the formal election of officers remains to be held next week. New officers will take Over june i. Winston l. Ford who works in the accounting department of the pol graphic company of american was inducted into membership by Cross. The it. Anthony Union school Board today begins the first of two series of sessions at which preliminary plans for the Union High school will be reviewed for changes and improvements before final working drawings for construction Are prepared. The first series to be conducted this afternoon and evening and continuing on saturday will cover various specific portions of the building where different Bennington briefs the offices of the United counselling service on Dewey Street will be closed All Day on Good Friday. Regular office hours will resume on the following monday. Members of the knights of Columbus will meet tonight at 7 15 at the Hanson Walbridge funeral Home to pay last respects to member William a. Myers. Harold Gangloff of 124 Mccall St., is a patient at the veterans administration Hospital in White River Junction. Circle i of the first methodist Church will meet monday at 7 45 . In the Church. All schools in the Bennington Southwest District will close at noon Friday in Observance of Good Friday and will be closed the following week for vacation. Towns included Are Arlington greater Bennington North Bennington North Pownal Pownal Shaftsbury and Woodford. Gov. Hoff has appointed three Bennington county residents to the state advisory Council on aging mrs. Helen Gendron of Arlington James Conroy of West Road and Guy Harmon of Union St., Bennington. Conroy is chairman of the new planetarium committee and Harmon is president of the Southern Vermont chapter american association of retired persons. Minor injuries in two car crash two Bennington residents received minor injuries in a two car collision on , 7 in Pownal wednesday morning state police report. Involved were a 1961 Dodge Sedan operated by Frank l. Flagg 48, of re i who suffered a sprained neck and shoulder and a 1962 valiant operated by Grace e. Watt 54, of 213 Union St., who received a bruised upper lip. According to the report Flagg had stopped to make a left turn and the Watt vehicle travelling in the same direction had been unable to Stop in time. Both cars were moderately damaged. Or. Joseph Swan sex College trustee Boca Grande Fla. Mrs. Nathalie Henderson Swan of Farmington Conn., wife of Joseph a Swan former senior partner of Smith Barney amp co., new York private Bankers died tuesday at her Winter Home Here at age 83. A founder of the Junior league of new York she had helped organize the Public education association there. One of the original trustees of Bennington College she was also a trustee of teachers College of Columbia University and of the Lincoln school in Providence . Her husband recently established the Nathalie Henderson Swan scholarship fund at Bennington to Honor his wife a interest in the College. Mrs. Swan was also a trustee of the Colony club in new York and a former chairman of the Colony dances. She was an executive officer of the civil defense Volunteer office in new York during world War n. A native of the City she attended the Brear Ley school there and graduated from Barnard College and teachers College. Survivors besides her husband Are three daughters mrs. Nathalie Rahv of Boston mrs. Emma Hall of new York and mrs. Joseph Junkin of Bedford Hills ., and two grandchildren. The Beni class of 1968 is sponsoring a Spaghetti supper tuesday from 5 to 7 . In the first methodist Church. Children under 12 will be admitted at a special Price. The supper is one of the several projects planned in an Effort to swell the class Treasury. Easter sunday will Mark the closing of the ski season at Stratton Mountain ski area it was announced today. A 16-Inch base was reported this morning with Good Spring skiing throughout the area. The weekly lecture series of the United counselling service on Dewey Street will continue next tuesday at i . With the topic a education approach at the red Brick school a being presented by miss Alice Miller and mrs. Lorraine Eastman. All interested professional people Are invited. Most downtown Bennington stores will be closed Good Friday from noon to 3 ., according to Joseph a. M Mcdonough of the greater Bennington association. For Sale 1957 Ford Green and White new tires Good condition. Call 2-9024 mornings or after 5 . Adv. April 15 Iron Kettle Friday special deep Fried scallops potato vegetable beverage. $1.25. Adv. April 15 easter car Wash. Only $1 for clean Interior sparkling exterior. Sponsored by Pilgrim Fellowship youth group of second congregational Church saturday april 17, 9 .-5 . At the Church. Adv. April 15 golfers a Valley View g. C. Will open saturday april 17. Greens fee $1.50 a lessons available. Adv. April 15 services or courses will be provided. Invited to each of the different meetings Are various persons in the Community who in one Way or another have a working or professional familiarity with the particular area under discussion. This afternoon the specific portions of the building to be reviewed and those invited to review them Are health facilities by several local physicians and by nurses serving in schools in the unions member districts cafeteria by present local school hot lunch personnel the manager of the cafeteria at Bennington College and several local restaurateurs and vocational and Indus Sal s veto continued from Page i Board overruled Hicks veto however a month later. In a letter to trustees Sant Arcangelo lists the following reasons for vetoing their decision 1. The specifications were written so that Only one company could bid on the radio. 2. A 40-Watt radio is a More than ample for police department use a and a 10-Watt set a will More than cover the area of the town of less powerful radios Are less expensive and Purchase of one for the police car would save the taxpayers Money. 3. If the Village specifies in its advertisement for bids a set with a minimum of 10-Watts, More bids will be submitted and the Cost will be lower. 4. The Board a does not As yet have sufficient information about two Way radios to make a decision of this sort and should be More 5. Since local citizens and taxpayers Are in the two Way radio business a was much business As possible should be done on a local the letter concludes a i feel the above reasons justify my action and i firmly Hope the Board will reconsider its trustees can override or sustain the Village presidents veto. The Issue will probably not come to a vote until the boards monthly meeting in May unless a special meeting is called in the meantime. Meanwhile according to police chief Edward Silver the new Cruiser is equipped with a Walkie a talkie set. Area obituaries James f. Maloney Bridgeport f. Maloney 50, a former resident of Bennington and brother of sheriff John h. Maloney who died wednesday morning at Bridgeport Hospital after a two week illness was born in Bennington aug. I 1914, a son of James and Alma Laflamme Maloney. His education had been received at St. Francis de sales Academy and St. Joseph business College both in Bennington. He moved to Bridgeport sometime ago and was employed att Eray bestow Plant at the time he was stricken ill. Or. Maloney was a past president of the holy name society of St. Charles Church at Bridgeport a past president of the eagles and a former member of the knights of Columbus in Bennington. He married the former Gertrude Mcguire of Bennington who survives with two daughters mrs. Carrol Hubbard of Pawling ., and mrs. Gertrude Wital of Bridgeport his Mother mrs. James Maloney of Windsor locks Conn. Two grandchildren five Brothers Andrew of Plymouth . John of Bennington Edward of los Angeles Calif. Joseph of Sandwich mass. And Richard of Windsor locks Conn. Three Sisters mrs. Lucille Hurd of Burlington Conn. Mrs. Marie Holmes of Windsor locks Conn., and mrs. Patricia Mccormack also of Windsor locks several aunts uncles nieces nephews and cousins. Calling hours at the Mahar amp son funeral Home in Bennington will be Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 . There will be a libera service in St. Francis de sales Church saturday at 9 . Preceded by a prayer at the funeral Home at 8 30. Entombment will be in Park Lawn Chapel and burial will be in this cemetery at a later Date. Mrs. Otto Steeger Sunderland a mrs. Otto Steeger 78, the former Frieda rust who had been a resident Here since 1961, coming from great neck ., died wednesday night at Putnam memorial Hospital in Bennington. She was born in Hamburg Germany july 24, 1886, a daughter of the late or. And mrs. Carl rust. She was married to or. Steeger in 1918. Only survivor is her husband. The funeral will be held saturday at la . At the Hanson Walbridge funeral Home in Arlington. Burial will be in Dellwood cemetery in Manchester. Calling hours at the funeral Home will be Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . Mrs. Jessie Zimmerman North Bennington mrs. Jessie Zimmerman Mother of mrs. James a. Bow of North Bennington died this morning at Putnam memorial Hospital Bennington. Mrs. Zimmerman formerly resided in Cleveland Ohio but had made her Home for three years with her daughter and son in Law. Funeral arrangements Are pending at the Hanson Walbridge funeral Home. A further obituary will appear in fridays Banner. Trial arts shops by present school shop personnel. The latter session will be a Brief one but was scheduled at this time because of the availability of a representative of the architects collaborative the Union boards design consultant who specializes in technical facilities such As the schools shops. Completing today a series of meetings will be one this evening on the new schools maintenance facilities to which maintenance personnel at area schools colleges and Industry have been invited. The review of shop facilities will be continued on saturday afternoon. Review sessions on the auditorium and music facilities and on the Library will be carried out saturday morning. The Union boards chairman mrs. Marian Taylor said a Short Board meeting May be called at 9 . This evening following the end of the session on maintenance facilities and certain Board committee meetings. She said however that if the two matters tentatively scheduled for discussion can be put off until the boards meeting next week they will be. One matter is a review of plans for the second series of meetings the week after next to go Over the school building plans. One of these is to be a general Public meeting. The other matter would be a discussion of the ramifications of the vote wednesday by the North Pownal graded school District inc. To give up its charter and merge with the Pownal town school District. The latter District is one of the six member districts making up the it. Anthony Union. North Pownal voters approved the merger 61-22. Jury ponders Fatall y ease j Rutland up a a jury of seven women and five men today begins deliberations in the trial of a 40-year-old Vergennes Man accused in the Highway deaths of five persons in january 1964. The prosecution and defense summed up their cases wednesday at Rutland municipal court and judge Richard Sullivan handed the Case to the jury. Arthur Flanagan is charged with driving while intoxicated and careless and negligent driving with death resulting in the two car crash at Pittsford on . Route 7 15 months ago. The state witnesses testified Flanagan was legally drunk driving at excessive speeds and in the Center of the Highway the night the crash killed or. And mrs. Paul Dorey of South Burlington a 4-year-old daughter and two elderly Burlington women. Eight Dorey children were orphaned by the crash. Lioma found Tokyo up a an unexploded bomb world War ii Vintage was found in a construction site today. It % s Morth Hoosick Mew York. Starts tomorrow ? Connie Dean Cesar Stevens Jones and Romero the Quick gun avidly Murphy to so Story hours end some 50 Bennington pre school children gather at the Bennington free Library wednesday morning for the years last weekly Story hour. At right above mrs. John c. Page of 323 Elm St., one of the Story hour readers holds the youngsters attention while movie reels shown for the occasion Are changed on the projector. At right children respond to a Finger game led by mrs. Page. Hagerman

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