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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 22, 1963, Bennington, Vermont A bit of Wacky Doo and original choreography by Harrie Mahoney was a popular act in the first part of the Hoosick Falls elks minstrel held Friday and saturday nights at the Hoosick Falls Central school. The audience and cast were quite attentive during this act and or. Interlocutor Walter Beckstein on Hla Tirone at left was no exception. 1500 see Hoosick Falls minstrel by Sheilah Marlowe Hoosick Falls . A the 1963 minstrels whooped it up Friday and saturday nights for approximately two hours to the Delight of a combined audience of More than 1,500. From Marilyn Hill s rendition of the old tearjerker a Indian love Call a accompanied by Carl Cunningham a whistling the show moved to Tarzan a Bellow. The show featured Walter Beckstein a s interlocutor. George Spendiff and Gladys Beckstein As the premiere ends were Active hecklers telling jokes of All colors. The musical program was spiced with monologues Anc dances. Ruth Pine extolled the Virtues of education with her Story about a family trying to blow out a Candle. The imported Troy impressionist Chuck new Man contrasted the Young Jot Hunter of the 1930s with his 1963 counterpart. Harrie Mahoneyq so bit of Wacky door was a Wacky flapper dance and song act about a Sweet Georgia Brown a which she choreographed. The opening featured a tap dance routine by Barbara Powers and Mary Lyn Kyer accompanied by the entire chorus. Other highlights were Steve Sorkin with a Solo a i got rhythm a assisted by Rose Marie Stuka with a dance Jim Shaw with a Cotton Fields a Andy Hackett singing a Rose of tra Lee a the three echoes with Mary Ann Barber Patty Kimpf nor Een Hyland singing a Lazy River a assisted by Judy Fleming and John Hickey dancing the Bossa Nova Glenda Herrington with 8 Soprano Solo a Moon River assisted by the echoes on the second chorus and prize Waltzing of Edna and Barrington Rose Danny Boylan with a i ainu to got nobody a and Shirley Scarey singing a a won to you come Home Bill following intermission the minstrels disappeared to make room for a a Tarzan a Nightmare written by Walt Wirmusky and spoofed out by the jesters. Wirmusky portrayed a Tarzan of at least 200 pounds addicted to Ballet and Cream pies. The Jungle Antic ended like a Keystone cop movie with sound. People ran in All directions with Tarzan who looked like old King Cole lumbering in their Wake. Tile show closed with the musical Hoosick hot shots Hill Billies who played Harmonicas accordions fiddles spoons and pieces of Wood displaying an extraordinary sense of rhythm. If the purpose of a minstrel show is to provide pure entertainment through the efforts of local Talent both on and off stage then the persons who worked for the Hoosick Falls minstrel show can Mark off the show As a Complete Success. Following the grand finale on saturday night exalted ruler Arnold Kuebler presented director Frank or Lek with a life membership to the Hoosick Falls Lodge no. 178 Poe in appreciation for his services to the organization Over the years. Noticeably moved by the gesture Irick made his a thank you acknowledgement. Walden theatre Williamstown now playing thru thursday Joseph e Levine Marcello Mastroianni of it at Tor Amaro d Vorpe italian at 7 15 and 9 20 Tarzan Ani Jane a a Chapman and Walt Wirmusky were the cause of hundreds of Side aches As the romped through the comedy skit Quot tar and a Nightmare in the final moments of the f iks minstrel. The a a bouncy scene took place in the Jungle Home of Tarzan and Jane and was written and directed by Wirmusky and Jane Appollino Miller Hoosick Falls Trei Bleys observe 50th anniversary new from or and mrs lolis Trembley As they celebrated their Golden wedding anniversary yesterday at their Home on 33 second St. Hoosick Falls. Before them is a bouquet of 50 yellow roses part of Many Floral gifts received Var. Trembley is holding a Telegram of congratulations received from England. Staff photo a Beaumont Mere 350, 35 horsepower 2 cylinders in line. Mercury s most powerful twin. New super Magneto Power dome combustion Chambers. Many parts patterned after and interchangeable with powerful men 1000. Optional electric starting Black trimmed in Chrome. Recommended for skiing fishing cruising runabouts work boats houseboats Pontoon boats barges and general Utility Bennington garage Corr. Main Street Bennington Hoosick Falls . A or. Aud mrs. Louis Trembley of 33 second Street celebrated their Golden wedding anniversary sunday afternoon with an open House at their Home Given by their daughter mrs. Norman Myers. More than 150 friends and relatives shared in the Celebration. The trembles were married april 21, 1913 at the Church of the immaculate Conception Church Hoosick Falls. Mrs. Trembley is the former Eliz Beth Brahan daughter of the late or. And mrs. Pierce Brahan. Attendants at the wedding were the late William e. Brahan and mrs. Catherine esterbrook Claire mrs. Claire was present at the anniversary party. After residing in Pittsfield and Springfield mass. For a time they returned to Hoosick Falls in 1919 where they have since live-1. A toolmaker or. Tremley has been employed by the Westinghouse electric general electric company the Watervliet Arsenal and in Hoosick Falls by the specially insulation mfg. Co. And is presently employed by the Dodge fibres corp. Here. Mrs. Trembley is a member of the local chapter Aoh of which she is vice president and at one time was an Active member of St. Mary a auxiliary. Or. Trembley is a member of the knights of Columbus and the holy name society of the immaculate Conception Church. Among the Many Floral bouquets received by the couple honouring the occasion was one with 50 yellow roses a gift from the Dodge fillers corp. In addition a Telegram of congratulation was received from England sent by Cleveland e. Dodge jr., president of the company who is there on business. Numerous gifts were received including a Money tree and a purse from neighbors and friends. Guests included atty. Frank g. Brahan brother of mrs. Trembley and mrs. Brahan of Lynchburg a. Others were present from Troy fort Edward and Bennington it. In addition to their daughter or. And mrs. Trembley have five grandchildren Ellen Marie Beth Jeanne and Patricia Myers. Mrs. Myers was assisted in giving the party by mrs. Gerald Ingram and mrs. Charles Brahan. La use of Pownal gels sgt. Rank fort Hood Texas. A Duane e. Huse son of or. And mrs Zuron e. Huse Pownal centovt., recently was promoted to sergeant Here where he is seeing with the 1st armoured division. Hoosick Falls Edith Beaumont Tel. 6x6 9103 Virgin islands vacation or. And mrs. Francis Mcevoy of Albany Street returned Friday night from a 10-Day vacation at St. Thomas on the v Irgin islands. The trip which was made by Jet flight was a combined vacation and visit with their son Dennis who is a teacher at Lockhart elementary school there. A Side trip to St. John was also enjoyed. Or. And mrs. James Rourke and six children of Lansingburg spent the weekend at the Home of mrs. Rourke a parents or. And mrs. Frank Davock on White Street. Or. And mrs. Robert Bosworth of is Ingle r i ands spent the weekend with mrs. Bosworth smother mrs. Freelove Neusch wander Wilder Avenue. Or. And mrs. Floyd Taylor of fort Edward former residents spent sunday visiting friends Here. Or. And mrs. Joseph Dugan of Waterford were saturday guests of or. And mrs. William my Martin John Street. Or. And mrs. William peer of Albany former residents spent the weekend with relatives in Hoosick Falls. Albert Brownell of 9 Saratoga Street is seriously ill in the Marv Mcclellan Hospital Cambridge where he has been a patient for three weeks Shaftsbury meth con youths take . Trip Shaftsbury a thirteen sleepy eyed but excited members of the meth con youth group met git the methodist Church this morning at 4 45 . To embark on a three Day trip to Washington . They will be staying at the Temple Motel in Alexandria Virginia. Following a tour of Alexandra places of interest the group will visit Are Arlington National cemetery National Capitol Dumbarton Oaks Federal Bureau of investigation and the Library of Congress. Also the Lincoln memorial Marine corps memorial mount Vernon smithsonian in Sist ution group the Washington Monument and the White House. Chaperoning and Chauff ering the boys and girls will be miss Joan Gates in Rev. A. J. Macdonald and Rev. Charles Parsley. Those making the trip Are George and Joseph Plue Judith Houran Penny Rich Gordon Thomas Ricky Haynes and Alison Nowak of North Bennington. Also David Disque Gwenn Montgomery David Henderson Carl Stacy Linda and Diane Peters of Shaftsbury. They plan to return Home late wednesday evening. Shaftsbury fran Stacy Tel. 442-6524 hospitalized Little miss Robin Wade two year old daughter of or. And mrs. Charles Wade underwent surgery on her leg last tuesday at Putnam memorial Hospital. Her. Parents expect she will be confined to the Hospital for another week. Taconic Grange at the april 16 meeting of the Taconic Grange the following committees were appointed legislative Merton Snow sr., John Wood and William Myers juvenile Frances Hunt Marilyn Landon and Carolyn Landon. The degrees were worked for inspection with the Deputy or. Smith from Wilmington doing the honors. Guests at tilts meeting were Louise clonal from Bradford Grange and Alice Clough from Clover Leal Grange. Taconic members were pleased to hear that their candidate Roberta Snow won first prize at the Dairy Queen contest in Stamford and she is now entered in the state contest. There Are still a few unpaid dues and As the officers Are working toward a perfect paid up membership for this year All members Are asked to cooperate. The May 7 meeting will be preceded by a covered dish supper at 6 30 . And All members Jarw asked to bring a hot dish or of glad. Third and fourth degrees will be worked at this meeting and it is hoped there will lie a Large attendance. Personals Rev. And mrs. A. J. Macdonald and son Ian were in Wardsboro saturday where Rev. Or. Macdonald officiated at the wedding of miss Arden Blake of Boston and Peter Hunter of Waltham. Rev. A. J. Macdonald recently attended a meeting of the boards of missions and education of the methodist Church at Glens Falls . As Troy District director of adult work. Mrs. Fred Stacy was in Latham . Friday to attend a regional meeting of the Herald Tribune fresh air a Friendly town program held at the Crossroads restaurant. Executives from the new York office were present As Well As Rev. Roger Marmon new York state fund representative from Homer. Recent guests of . A. J. Macdonald were s brother and sister in Law or. And mrs. Grant Fraser of Montreal. Visit legislature Rev. A. J. Macdonald accompanied by mrs. Emma Hoyt Rev. Melvin Mcgaughey and Rev. Earl Forman attended a meeting in Montpelier wednesday in connection with a Bill by the commission on Christian social concerns of the first methodist Church Shaftsbury soon to be up for a hearing. Before returning the group attended a hearing on the proposed Extension of the sunday alcoholic beverages Law. Auxiliary notes the regular meeting of the Shaftsbury fire department auxiliary will be held wednesday at 7 30 . At the Home of mrs. Ruth Wetherell. Assisting the hostess will be mrs. Joan Wood and mrs. Marie Thompson. I re a a s s of Titi on churn House meet Manchester a tuesday night at the Coburn House the four area association will hold its follow up meeting at 8 30. Three items of business will be discussed including the proposal made at the last meeting by chamber of Commerce president Sally Pabst that the association become a division of the chamber in order to eliminate duplication of Money and Effort and maintain year round promotional service. Manchester Nancy Otis Tel. 538 g. Stewart Bennett editor of the Manchester journal leaves this weekend for Washington . Where he will attend the National foreign policy conference for editor Sand broadcasters which is to be held at the department of state. Leon e. Wiley president has announced the annual meeting of the Manchester Rod and gun club to held thursday at the clubhouse. The time is 7 30. George Roberts fire Warden has announced that no burning permits will be issued until May 12 unless it is raining. Mrs. G. Murray Campbell spent last week at the Continental Congress of the Dar in Washington . Representing Ormsby chapter of Manchester As Well As being one of the 30 delegates and members attending from the Vermont state society mrs. Campbell is associate member and National chairman of Junior american citizens committee. Civil defense chairman or. Mason b. Barney has announced the beginning of a new 12-hour, six session Basic survival training course on May 9. He and mrs. Barney will be the instructors and they will meet with those interested in the cafeteria of the Manchester elementary school. It is hoped that at least 20 trainees will begin the course. Mrs. Lester Leake Riley Dorset will review Rachel Carson s a silent Spring thursday at a luncheon meeting of the Garden club. Members Are asked to be at the Colburn House at 12 30 . John Page Bennington county agent and Carl Parsons of the mad Tom Orchards will also speak on insecticides and pesticides. G. Murray Campbell was speaker of the evening at tuesday nights meeting of the rotary club. Introduced by or. Is Ley s. Zecher Campbell told of his recent trip a Down under to new zealand. Robert Brewster has announced that miss Betty treat will again be in charge of the rotary swimming Pool. This tuesdays meeting of the rotary club will be held at the Colburn House at 6 30 . The Penna is Vera Langlais Tel. A 3-7716 85 attend record hop eighty five area Young people attended a record hop sponsored by the Pownal fire department auxiliary Friday night. Prizes were awarded for dance contests in several categories the twist a Pamela George Joel Raetz Richard Rogers. Debra Che Naille june Brown Steve Brown. Allen Burdick. Bonnie Beals Kin George Beverly George David Woodcock Barbara Roy spot dance a Gail King arid Carl Dickinson Waltz a Janet James. Francis Haley. Debra Chenaille and Richard Rogers awards for the Waltz in the teen age group went to Laura Langlais and William Lounsbury and june Brown and Ernest Langlais. Activities were arranged by mrs. George Renner mrs. Holland Roy mrs. Harry w. Beals jr., mrs. Glenn Sweet mrs. Grace Hill mrs. Ralph Bishop assisted by David wot gtd cock As master of ceremonies. William Cameron served As the fireman on duty for the evening. 4-h demonstration Day the Pownal pioneers 4-h club was represented by 15 members at the Bennington county demonstration Day held saturday afternoon at the Taconic Grange in Shaftsbury. Attending were Margaret Niles Jennifer rounds Laura Langlais Sandra Patterson Judy and Jean Johnson Judy and Lynda Labonte Gail Ware Stephen Kauppi Charles Carlson John Evans Linda Niles Clifton Linda Zimmer accompanied by mrs. A. Coleman Mason mrs. Martin g. Ling Ner and miss Doris Mason. Projects worked on during the year in the local group were demonstrated As follows cooking a Judy Labonte Judy and Jean Johnson table setting a Gail Ware terrarium a Linda Niles and Lynda Labonte electricity a Margaret Niles and knitting a Jennifer rounds and Laura Langlais. Moving Day project Bennington Banner monday april 22, 1963-5 �?~sayonara9 theme for i63 in. Bennington i varieties9 playground equipment including a swing set and slide was transferred yesterday from the Barber school to the East Sidell the Pownal elementary school. Members of the Pownal Parent teacher group working on the project were David Adler Charles rounds Norman Stro Bridge Alfred Chenaille Emerson Bates Harry Andrews John Foster and Jan Peter Smith. Williams Blanchard donated the use of a Cement mixer and Harry Andrews trucking equipment. Further work on the project is planned for a later Date including the removal and transference of similar playground equipment from the old Pownal Center school. The Board of control of the Pownal Center Community Church will meet tonight at 7. Or. And mrs. Robert Buck and family spent the weekend visiting friends and relatives in Oneonta . By Elizabeth Dwyer North Bennington a a Sayonara a the closing theme of this years 1963 presented in the school gym Friday evening had a special significance As it marked the first Public announcement of the retirement of mrs. Marjorie l. Porter who has directed the music program in the school for More than 30 years. Mrs. Porter was it resented a Silver plate appropriately in n. Bennington Elizabeth Dwyer Tel. 442-4519 Well child conference parents of pre school and kindergarten children Are reminded that the first of three Well child conferences is scheduled for thursday april 25, at the school gym. It is requested that those planning to bring children Call mrs. Leo Keough at 2-2592 for a definite appointment in order to save waiting. Library Story hour the Story hour at Mccullough Library will take place As usual wednesday morning at 10 30. All pre school children Are urged to attend this weekly session. Arlington Calendar monday april 22 a Home demonstration group meets at the Home of Mary Galli 8 . Tuesday. April 23 a american legion auxiliary 8 . Legion rooms. Firemen s meeting 8 . I ire House. Arlington chorus. 7 30 . West Arlington Grande Hall. Wednesday. April 24 a kindergarten mothers of 1963-64 Are having a Brush party 8 . Community House. Public invited. Open meeting of red Mountain chapter 41 ols 8 . Masonic Temple. Installation of officers. Thursday april 25 a Lions meet 7 . Green Mountain diner. Friday. April 26�? rummage Sale 2 . Bailey Hall sponsored by the Enterprise society. Arlington Ann Marsh Tel. Do 5 2355 50th anniversary or. And mrs. Ola Converse of Munn Terrace recently had a dinner party in Honor of the 50th anniversary of his sister Anc husband or. And mrs. Earl Bostwick of Rawson i i in. Other guests included or. And mrs. Junia Bostwick of Rawsonville mrs. Eleanor Slade and two children of Townshend vt., or. And mrs. Leland Matthews and three children of Londonderry airman 1st class and mrs. Patrick Ryan and three children of Westfield mass. Radio programs the Garden clubs of Bennington county will again present a series of radio programs beginning tuesday april 23. Through the generosity of radio station Watn. Bennington 13 programs will let a Given covering vanes phases of gardening or subjects of interest to gardeners. Tuesdays talk beginning at 9 ., is entitled a anyone can grow roses in miss Margaretta Van r. Schuyler and miss m. Louise Coddington of tile dirt gardeners will make the presentation. School Board meets teacher contracts were signed at a recent meeting of the Arlington school Board. Theodore Cook has been engaged to teach music for the coming year. Mrs. Keith Watkin who has been teaching music will teach full time in Bennington. A group of parents interested in the formation of a school band met with the Board. A meeting was planned for May i at which time the band committee and members of the school Hoard will meet with George Wheeler of Poultney. Wheeler is a band instructor. Scribed a the sweetest notes come from the heart a by All the music students. Since joint ing the staff of the North Bennington school mrs. Porter has Given dedicated service and uncounted hours of work in instrumental band and choral music in the grades and High school and has through her efforts brought a record of outstanding achievement in music education to the North Bennington school. Her work with a Cappela choral groups has been particularly noteworthy. The program Friday night gave evidence of mrs. Porters skill in molding musical groups into excellent performance. The first part of the program presented the Nuhs band in several numbers. This years band made up in Large part of younger students has shown a remarkable improvement during tile school year and did their director credit. Featured soloists were George Plue and Richard Shaw in a Cornet duet and Richard Lindsey in a trombone Solo. The corps of majorettes including Captain Sandra Elwell Barbara Kenyon Patricia Kelley enrol Thomas and Lynda Riley pleased the audience with a High stepping routine while miss Elwell performed an intricate double Baton routine. Tie girls glee club was heard in a group of songs a a Snow White Fantasie a Sung we Ith poise and clarity. Barbara Lawless performed a Gay and skillful soft shoe dance made doubly effective by Shadow lighting. The a a varieties marked the Public debut locally of the a Green Mountain wheelers a a group of Nuhs students who have been working Titis year on Western Square dancing under the Tutelage of Raleigh Fleetwood a member of the school faculty. Really Good Square dancing combines the precision of a marching Drill team with the Grace if Ballet plus intense concentration on the directions of tile caller. Tin audience responded with whole hearted applause to tile delightful efforts of the group. Among other numbers they performed a difficult and intricate a a contras Folk dance in which they did themselves and their director proud. The Linale a senior Sayonara was Given this year by a group of in senior music students grouped informally and singing a number of popular numbers a which they themselves had chosen As their favourites a which became under tile circumstances a rather touching Farewell to mrs. Porter. Heard As soloists Iii this group of null it ers were Elizaul it eth James and Phillip Elwell while Peter Holden and to tier to Klee joined forces in a pleasant duet. America s greatest drug store event a a a starts april 25th to Days Only nationally advertised life a look Post. 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