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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 23, 1963, Bennington, Vermont Contracts checks and diplomas Manchester no Ennington school activity gives chiefs a wit term a cramp a by Elizabeth Dwier North Bennington writer s cramp is an occupational Hazard of school directors particularly at this time of year. At their monthly meeting last week the North Bennington school Board signed teachers contracts for the next school year and diplomas for this years graduating class plus the usual monthly Check required to keep the District in Good financial standing. Along with this exercise in penmanship the local Board authorized released time sessions on april 16, May 7 and May 28 to enable the teachers in grades i through 8 to participate in the series of mathematics workshops being held for the Bennington Southwest District. At the same time High school teachers will be working on a curriculum evaluation program which has been underway for some months. The Board approved a Calendar of 177 school Days for the year 1963-64 for the High school and 172 Days for elementary with the details of specific Calendar dates to be worked out by the school administration and faculty. Board member Lionel Nowak was asked to investigate a possible approach to the music program in the school for next year and report to supt. Leon e. Wagner. Miss Catherine Corcoran the school principal reported a prob Lem which has Arisen in regard Ling family and the Stark paper to one of the newly installed fire horns now located on the outside Wall of the gymnasium. She noted that it was difficult to hear the Horn in the Laboratory located in the basement of the building. The Board gave its of for an additional Horn to be installed on the inside Wall of the gym which can be heard in All parts of the basement floor. Board chairman William e. Daileyjr. Told his fellow members that work is now practically Complete on the Small Field House erected at Welling Field. Erection of this building of fireproof construction and used to store athletic equipment and grounds equipment at the Field was authorized at a previous meeting of the Board. The building was erected by contractor Chester Denio at a Cost of about $900. Dailey said this Cost together with routine expense of keeping the Field in shape had depleted the special fund for the athletic Field and he Felt the Board should consider asking voters to re Instate the special Small tax allocated to the Field in previous years. The athletic Field is now in excellent shape and Brush and tall grass outside the baseball Diamond has been cleared away. The Board authorized payment to Harry Coulter who was hired for this project. It was brought out that Welling Field is a Community Field owned by the Wel co., which through their goner Rosity is used not Only by the school but by Pony league and other outside athletic groups in the Spring and throughout the summer. As a Community service the school has always been responsible for getting the Field in shape each year. In making up their budget for next year it was voted to consider putting in an Asphalt walk from the main building to the area of the Home economics House As Well As the Purchase of additional typewriters which will be required if the typing classes Are expanded to meet the increase in student def cards. Miss Corcoran reported a recommendation of the school nurse that the Board under the Cost of providing Phi examinations for All seniors. The school Board Felt this was a valuable undertaking and voted to have it done if possible for this year s class before the end of school and hereafter in the fall for each years senior class. In final action the Board took under consideration a Progress report required in connection with the certification evaluation done two years ago under the auspices of the new England association of secondary schools and colleges. At that time certain areas of Plant improvement and curriculum changes were recommended by the evaluating committee. A write Lustra Nancy Otis students tour three busloads of seventh and eighth graders from the Manchester elementary school left at 7 this morning for Montpelier and a visit to the. Legislature. While at the capital they were dinner guests of town representative George j. Heaslip. Fishing tags available town clerk Clara May Hemen Way will Issue fishing licenses at her office until 6 . Friday and afterwards during the weekend at her Home on the Barnumville Road. Shara Lyn Fowler daughter of or. And mrs. Joseph Fowler celebrated her twelfth birthday saturday afternoon by entertaining several friends at her Home on ways Lane. Area educators attend . Biology session Manchester a headmaster e. H. Henry and biology teacher Foster Aaron of Burr and Burton Seminary were at Dartmouth College Hanover . Saturday for the Windup meeting of biological sciences curriculum study which Aaron has been attending weekly All Winter. They were accompanied by miss Catherine Corcoran principal of North Bennington High school and Rudolph Woodcock Nuhs biology teacher. Nearly too teachers and principals attended the session which took under consideration ideas problems and finances involved in the teaching of the Quot Green version a of biology now included in the Seminary curriculum. The program was Given under the auspices of the american Institute of b logic a1 sciences. Tel. 538 masonic officers Joseph Harrington was installed monday evening As worshipful master of Adoniram Lodge f and am at the masonic Hall. Other officers installed were Albert r. Lawrence senior Warden Enver g. Cook Junior Warden g. Frederick Lawrence treasurer Floyd b. Eastman Secretary Robert Mcfall senior Deacon Roger Hayes Junior Deacon Walter Hayes senior Steward Donald d. Dorr Junior Steward Harold f. Waters marshal Carroll Knight chaplain b. E. Madison Tyler. G. Murray Campbell trustee of Burr and Burton Seminary and assistant chairman of the buildings and grounds committee for some time has been assuming the responsibilities of the chairmanship since the death of w. K. Barry. Or. F. E. Harrigan today addressed the physiology classes of Foster e. Aaron at Burr and Burton Seminary. He spoke on Quot ski or. And mrs. B. M. Toome of East Manchester were in Detroit Mich for five Days last week. While there they visited their daughter mrs. Ted Horne who is head of the foreign languages department in one of Cleveland s three senior High schools. Rev. Or. Mary Bride teacher at the episcopal Convent of St. Anne Arlington Heights mass., spent several Days Here last week with her parents or. And mrs. Dorr Sproat. She was accompanied by Elizabeth Hamel of South Africa who also teaches at the Convent. A weekend guest of the sproats was miss Marion p. Sproat Springfield mass. The Pownal fireproof Field House work is nearing completion on this fireproof Field House behind the Backstop at North Bennington swelling Field. Erected by contractor Chester photo Edmunds Denio the Structure will House athletic and grounds equipment. Vera Langlais 4-h Sale the girls of the Green Mountain Valley 4-h club will conduct a rummage Sale saturday from 10 30 to 3 30 at the Home of miss Dorothy Kokoras in North Pownal. Proceeds from the Sale will be used to assist with summer camping activities at Camp Onawa in Sunderland. Record hop members of the Pownal pioneers 4-h club accompanied by or. And mrs. A. Coleman Mason and miss Doris Mason attended Ritter a Cut asparagus Spears 4-m.00 Pillsbury flour 25 walkers lbs. $1.69 food Market Wilmington a Dover the one place to Call for Money the minute you want it in Call beneficial to get Cash double fast. Clean up leftover Bills take care of expenses you name it. The folks at beneficial like to say a yes a Call. Now beneficial finance system Loans $20 to $600 a Loans life insured at Low Cost beneficial finance co. Of Bennington 449 main Street Bennington phone 2-5441 a ask for the yes manager open evenings by appointment phone for hours a beneficial finance co Carlo Wolfer no fire permits fire chief Harold Lackey announces that no fire permits will be issued until May 15 except during a Rainy spell. People Are urged to be extremely careful when burning rubbish. Several grass fires have been caused by Sparks from incinerators during the last week. One was at Lewis Adams on Dover Road wednesday noon. It also set his House afire causing minor damage. Another grass fire was reported at the Dee Rhill Lodge in West Dover and one at Lensey coleus misty Mountain Lodge in Wilmington on tuesday noon. Also at noon on tuesday the fire department was called out to the old red Mill when a refrigerator motor burned out. All fires were attended to and brought under control by the Wilmington Volunteer fire department. Special meeting a special town meeting will be held at the Dover town Hall april 30 at 8 . For the single purpose to discuss an ordinance for garbage and refuse disposal in the dovers. It was voted at the annual March meeting that the selectmen prepare and present this ordinance to the voters before May i. Girl scout hike girl scout troop 544 met with their Leader mrs. Wayne Rowell at the school cafeteria thursday Tel. To 4 399.3 afternoon. About 24 girls attended and discussed final plans for their hike to be held april 27, including wearing apparel and a food list for the cookout. The next meeting will be at the Home of their Leader mrs. Peter Barton who will show slides of Camp Farnsworth in Thetford wednesday at 8 . A precision Light beam system wheel Aligner went into operation Friday at the Bishops garage Harold Lackey proprietor. This is the first wheel Aligner of its kind tween Bennington and Brattleboro. Tuii a 37716 a record hop at Arlington High school saturday night. The dance was sponsored by the Bennington county 4-h Junior leaders Council. A card party for the Benefit of the summer camping fund of the Pownal pioneers 4-h club has been set for wednesday night at 8 at the Home of or. And mrs. Harold Andrews in Pownal Center. The committee in charge of arrangements includes Margaret and Linda Niles Sandra Patterson Laura Langlais Jennifer rounds and Lynda Labonte. Mrs. Charles rounds has announced that $187 has been collected to Date for the annual easter Seal drive. This amount is $69 lower than contributions in the Pownal last year. The Campaign will continue through april and donations May be sent to mrs. Rounds who is serving As co chairman with mrs. Cleveland Dodge. Mrs. Fletcher Hall or. Of hew York City is visiting or. And mrs. Fletcher Hall or. At their Home in Pownal Center. Mrs. Marcel Langlais was the offertory soloist for a service of confirmation conducted yesterday morning by the it. Rev. Robert Hatch Bishop of the diocese of Western Massachusetts at St. Andrewes Chapel in North Adams. Dorset Woolen manufacturers Mill store Moy Gashel linens prints solids plaids open Friday til 9 . Colonial shopping Center Williamstown mass. Tel. Go 8-3540 Marc Lien Skinner expense account carrying out a decision made by the Dorset selectmen John Browne town manager has compiled and mimeographed copies of the towns expenditures for the first Quarter of 1963. He plans to continue publishing these reports throughout the year at the end of each Quarter. Copies now distributed to the various Post offices and stores in the town Are available to All the citizens. Hoosick Falls Edith Beaumont Tel. 686 9103 Survey plan a third planning consultant firm will meet with town and Village boards and planning boards april 29 to be interviewed and to present their proposed master Survey plan. The Candeub Fleissig associates of Newark j. J. Will be represented by a staff member of their Albany office. The meeting will begin at 7 30 . At the municipal building. I scout paper drive this saturday from to to 2, troop 63 boy spouts will put on a paper drive. Call 686-5242 if you have papers to contribute. Quot if papers Are tied and put on the front porch for pickup it Chi be greatly appreciated Quot says scoutmaster Gerard Mcinerney. Tel. 122 Khz playing in the Vermont symphony orchestra Over the weekend were Sydney Meachem and his son Bruce. The orchestra played two concerts one in Randolph saturday evening and one sunday in Middlebury. Bruce 13, has been studying the French Horn for a number of years. He is the fourth horniest in the orchestra while his teacher is the first. His father plays the Viola. Although Sydney Meachem has been a member of the symphony for a number of years this is a first for Bruce. Discount pricing y policy t 20 every him a every Dep Evi by Day on All juvenile furniture Haynes amp Kane inc. 434 main St. Bennington it. Come to Bayles North Adams. Mass. Dorset dial spin begins 7 . May 19 by Marchen Skinner Dorset How the passengers from the six or seven cars parked outside the new Dorset dial Telephone office could fit themselves inside so Small a building has been a great mystery Here for the past month. Nevertheless the la Man Crew did fit and found room enough to install the intricate web of wires that will operate Dorset s new Telephone communications. Last week working toward. A dial Day Quot sunday May 19 at 7 a.rn., the test group men were working checking the system. By merely Quot pulling the shims Quot on the subscriber lines in the new office and the cutting off mrs. Scott s manually operated service Dorset for the first time will make their Telephone Calls automatically. Although the safety Glass windows prevent easy inspection from the outside inside one finds a compact Little room occupied mainly with the Telephone equipment reaching from floor to ceiling and with aisle spate just about the Width of a Man. A bathroom a Light switch and a heating unit Are the Only indications that this office has need of human care. The Oil Burner whose thermostat is set at 55 degrees has its own Telephone number. When phoned from Bennington it will obligingly raise its heat to a comfortable temperature if a repair Man wishes to work in the building some Winter Day. Whether it can phone Down to report that it is out of Oil is not known soon the landscaping is to be done. Grass seed will cover the Bare spots in front and Small Bushes beside the building will Settle it into Dorset a scenery. Arlington Ann Marsh Tel. Or 52353 Eagle scout ceremony there will be a presentation of Eagle awards thursday at 7 30 . At the Fisher school. Danny Zimmer Russel Holton and Neil Knapp will receive this Honor one of the highest Given to boy scouts. Senior girl scouts will serve refreshments and cub scouts and boy scouts Are to be there in uniform. The Public is invited. Louis j. Dondero soil scientist for the state of Vermont was the speaker at the april meeting of the Arlington Garden club held at the Home of mrs. Henry c. Burgess. His topic was Quot geology in relation to new members of the club Are mrs. W. Williams miss Elise Phillips mrs. Eugene Weigel and mrs. Guy Katy. Bennington Banner tuesday april 23, 1963-5 checking the system Telephone Crew Foreman Arthur j. Richard of Woodford Road Bennington makes one of the Many checks necessary preparatory for activation of Dorset a new dial system scheduled for May 19. That fur me Call 442 5444 furs thrive under our tender Loving care make arrangements now for storage repairs and re glazing. Your furs will be fully insured. 311 main St. Bennington. It. By j i i a ii Ca a Alife i a a a Vij i ii Quot Vuk 4�?��?~4s s i p Sim Ossi a Fri till Mai a a., i % a mar Ica in of it does no to have a Frame How come its so Strong the Volkswagen truck Isnit bolted together like most conventional trucks. Its welded. In fact the vow s body goes through a revolving welding Gizmo that turns it into one hunk of steel. 13, xxx welds per truck you d think they were building a ship How Strong does this make the vow truck Strong enough to carry practically a ton of stuff. 1,830 pounds to be exact the amazing thing is that the vow weighs Only about half As much As a conventional Light duty truck. Yet it s Strong enough to hold almost twice As much. Of course the fact that the vow does t have a Radiator or a drive Shaft or a Long front Hood helps keep the weight Down and the Economy up. The Nice thing is that you can drive this Strongbox and still put your profits in the Bank. Liggett Bosworth motor sales inc. $ Hunt St. Bennington it. Author Loco t

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