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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 5, 1965, Bennington, Vermont In Hon Nipton Banner thursday August 5, 1965 a a a ch.7 see a a v so a. La. A a a on a a Quot o a a special driveway dressing just Brush it on $ 49 1 5 gals. We Al it Quot of 9 special refinished plywood panels starting at largest set action in the 95 is special 300 Gal. 29 heavy steel Canadian boards 1x 6 Spruce Square Edge Canadian dry random length fireplace units for your new fireplace Sale 30�?� size 36�?� size 42�?� size 54.75 64 00 79.50 refinished parquet of blocks 9x9 squares 54 per so. I do it yourself garage doors overhead Type Complete with hardware and Glass 8 x 7 $499 for your remodelling window units ask us for special prices Reg.$59.95 heavy gauge steel Shower stalls inc Stone based fixture 49.95 in w quiet efficient 2 piece Bolt together toilets 22 Medicine cabinets 28&Quot double sliding doors 0 fluorescent Quot lights Reg. 44.95 29 95 Utility lumber random lengths Western fir dry 9 a by. It. amp son inc. Always the Best housewares appliances Healing plumbing Power tools building supplies hardware lumber paints electrical supplies 321 main St. Inn Noton Vermont 2-6324-23 a close saturday at i pm bios 2 0-�?Tj# Quot . To 3<30 pm Friday Orin 9 pm let us quote you before you Buya would be Rug Hooker declares never a by Carlo Wolter Searsburg a for years the colourful display of hand made throw rugs hanging in front of gift shops has fascinated me. But i never yearned to own one or to make one myself until about four years ago. All my friends make rugs hooked ones crocheted ones Woven ones and braided ones. Quot they re easy to make Quot my friends assure me whenever i Admire a new addition to their numerous creations. Quot ill be glad to help thus gradually almost unnoticeable the seed of desire to own a handmade Rug was sown. It broke into Blossom one Day when while cleaning out a closet i found myself calculating How Many braiding strips that too tight skirt would yield the outmoded wide legged Slacks the Woolen shirt with the worn elbows and the Coats which were too old fashioned to be Given away. Spontaneously i Cut the Good material from each piece of clothing and piled it on the floor. I could see myself entangled in Miles of Woolen strips that were intended to be braided Woven and hooked into dozens of fancy rugs. After my assiduous refusals to join the rigging Circle of my friends i was reluctant to admit that at last i had Allen victim to the throw Rug set. I did no to know How wide to Cut the strips How to braid them How to sew the braids together and How to shape the Rug. So i just Cut the strips the Width i thought they should be much too wide braided them into a rough rope without turning in the edges and sewed them together into something resembling a mexican hat. A second try was an improvement. Without the Center Lump it looked like a salad bowl. After several false starts however i discovered quite accidentally How to fold the material and that a two Inch cutting Width was quite adequate. I also Learned by trial and error that weaving the braids together with packaging string was easier than sewing. I used a thick Long darning Needle and wove it head first through the loops alternating from Side to Side. A two foot Center Start will always result in a Rug two feet longer than it is wide. There hello dollies a Ginger Rogers right tries on the costume for her new role in Quot hello Dolly Quot As she gets some expert advice from the original Quot Dolly a a Carol Channing left. Miss Rogers 54, takes Over the role of the matchmaker in the Long run Broadway musical next monday when Mise Channing goes on tour with the show. Miss Channing attended Bennington College. Up the Pownal Vera 8237716 the annual Vermont state firefighters association convention will take place this weekend in Brattleboro. The business session is scheduled for i . Saturday and Parade at 12 30 . Sunday. The Pownal fire department and auxiliary plan to have marching units in the Parade and local firefighters will also be participating in contest events. Leroy Bostwick of North Pownal is a patient at the North Adams Hospital where he is being treated for a Throat infection and tons Litls. The foundation of a five room Frame ranch style Home on main Street North Pownal will be completed this week. Charles Kokoras is in charge of construction. He is building the new Home for his daughter Dorothy. She will become the Bride saturday of Joseph a. Morse of Bennington at our lady of Lourdes Church. The House located on a too by 200-foot lot is expected to be ready for occupancy by the Middle of september. Scouts of Pownal troop 47 and Arlington troop 34 Are All set to enjoy a summer Camporee this weekend at the Pudvar Camp in East Pownal. The group will leave the scout hut at 7 Friday night. Each boy is requested to bring his own food cooking will be done on a patrol basis. Scout leaders who plan to go with the boys Are scoutmaster Rolland Roy and Robert Lindsey and committeemen William Frost Lyle Grusendorf andean Dixon. Several scouts will be working toward camping and cooking Merit badges. Saturday will be devoted principally to preparing the campfire area for the court of Honor to be held in the evening at 8. The Public is invited. Over 40 awards will be presented to local scouts during traditional ceremonies. A new altar purchased through the efforts of the ladies Guild of our lady of Lourdes Church was used for the first time at the aug. I sunday mass. The annual drive for the Bishop s fund for charities and development will also be directed by the Guild with mrs. Anna Thompson pres ident in charge. Captains will be mrs. Joseph Tornabene and miss Melba Cooper in North Pownal mrs. Harvey Dubois in South Pownal mrs. Edmond la Bonte and mrs. Thompson in Pownal Center and East Pownal and mrs. Vincent Pizzano and mrs. Augustine Baker for the Carpenter Hill it. Anthony Road sections of town. Assistance from volunteers who want to work on the drive will be welcomed As a completion Date of aug. 15 Lias been set. Dorset patience Brooks 362-2123 on july 28, or. And mrs. William Holsum of Binghamton n.y., and mrs. Charles Steves of Granville n.y., visited their Cousin mrs. John Stannard of South Dorset. William Fritts sr., is spending a weeks vacation at his Home in East Dorset he is employed at the United states Post office in Cranford . 3 Days left bargain Day specials clothing for the family saving up to 85% Fienberg 447 main St. Bennington it. Fore a 24-Lnch Center will make a two by four or three by five or four by six toot Rug. A one foot Center would result in a one foot difference. In the beginning my Rug grew by leaps and Bounds but was then interrupted with Many rep pings until i Learned to keep it Flat by skipping or double stitching some loops around the Corners. When the Rug measured about five by seven feet it was too big to work on a table and i had to Inch my Way around on the floor. One Day i rolled up the Rug and stood it in a Comer Quot to give my sore Back and Knees a rest Quot i said. I vacuumed Over and around it promising to take it out again at the first opportune moment but i pushed it a Little deeper into the Corner each time. That was tour years ago. The moment to haul it out did t arrive until about two weeks ago. Since then i have managed to add two seemingly endless rows. Some Day the Rug will be finished but it wont live up to its originally planned eight by ten foot size. I be also changed my mind. No longer do i see myself entangled in Miles of Woolen str pts to be braided Woven or hooked into dozens of colourful rugs. I doubt of i Ever will tackle another one not even a two by four. But a change of mind is a woman s privilege especially when the subject is a fascinating one. Rem Alice Dibble 824-5407 Peru s annual old Home Day saturday was a very popular event As it has been Tor years. Approximately 240 people partook of the Turkey dinner provided by the ladles Ald Between 5 45 and 8 . And attended the ladles Sale. The supper and Sale earned $500. The fire department realized an additional $127 from donations Pony rides provided by Stewart Beattie of Peru and drawing for a quilt. The quilt was won by Wayne Peck of Londonderry. Among the people who Are Apt to return to Peru at this time every year were or. And mrs. Otto Coolidge of Brattleboro. Mabel Whitney former town clerk Send correspondent Tor the Banner from Peru greeted old friends As she sat in front of the Community House where the supper and Sale took place. Old Home Day is also her birthday. Several Blue ribbons were received by Peru 4-h ers at the Field Day in Sunderland saturday. The boy s High hollow Happy hustlers won a Blue ribbon Tor their wildlife exhibit which included chipmunks a Deer head belonging to Arthur Kelton of Peru a Bear Rug owned by Raymond Farnum of Peru and a stuffed owl arranged in front of and overlooking a piece of Green Felt tacked up against a tree. A yearling Ewe and Ewe Lamb brought by Douglas Clark from the Hampshire sheep farm in Winhall where he helps his father Peter Clark also won a Blue ribbon. Bernard Baker jr., son of 4-h Leader Gladys Baker won a Blue ribbon Tor his two rabbits and Steve Farnum son of Raymond Farnum won a Blue ribbon Tor his a system exhibit. On thursday at the meeting of the Peru fire department to which ladles were invited it was decided that it would be a Good idea to teach the town ladies How to use certain fire extinguishers in Case of emergency and it was agreed the women could be helpful in fund raising for the department and in this Way Back up their Volunteer firemen. Or. And mrs. John Mcwilliams and their three children of Bromley House Peru returned last week from a visit to relatives in Michigan. They were greeted by a gift from a Friend of a Large Black female Newfoundland Puppy or. And mrs. William Badger brother in Law and sister of mrs. . Ogden of Landgrove and their son Bobby Are renting or. And mrs. Edgar Mead s Home in Landgrove for the first two weeks of August. Another son William Badger is a counsellor at mrs. Ogden scamp. August furniture furniture co. 519-529 main St. Bennington it. Phone 2-�846

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