Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Aug 5 1965, Page 8

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 5, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner thursday August 5, 1965 fun and fashion at Equinox House helps Manchester s Laurel school by Jackie Breen Manchester a a Gay fast. Moving evening sponsored for the Benefit of the it. Laurel school for the mentally retarded attracted about 300 area residents to the Equinox House Here wednesday night. A Buffet dinner and fashion show were followed by a floating pageant on the Equinox swimming Pool depicting the Many facets of life in Quot Manchester in the highlighting local sports activities was a float carrying Jimmy Farrell Golf pro at the Equinox Golf course his wife Carroll dressed As a Tennis player and Brothers Philip and Ricky Pabst representing Hunting and fishing. Swimming commanded a float All its own with Lucky life guard Randy plummber surrounded by six bathing beauties Judy la Montagne Nancy to Howard Bouton Bunny Lions sue Smith and Marcia Wilcox. The Quot Honda craze float carried two motor scooters with riders Vinnie and Verna Kayatta and Bob and Janice Farley. A Quot real life Quot ski family or. And mrs. Lewis Tuttle and their three children All of whom Are professional skiers represented the Bromley ski area. Tuttle is assistant ski director at the area. The water pageant depicted the cultural life of Manchester in a Fine arts float by the Southern Vermont Art Center featuring Anne Pritchard Stanley a Ballet float with dancers Linde Gibb Nancy to Howard and Jackie Bell and a modern dance exhibit of the Mambo by George and Vickie Pinon of the Equinox. The last float a study in Black and White featured models of the Bromley shops singing along with a chorus at poolside Quot summer probate judge Margaret Dougherty chairman and mistress of ceremonies for the evening introduced Board members directors and teachers of ski family the a real life ski family of or. And mrs. Lewis Tuttle known As a a Tut and a a Bubbie a was featured in the floating pageant at the Equinox House for the Benefit of the it. Laurel school for the mentally retarded. With the couple from left Are Lindsey Lisa and Bucky Tuttle. The schools new building will be ready for occupancy next month. Breen it. Laurel school to the audience. She also thanked the merchants restaurateurs and individuals for the 22 door prizes donated including an Oil painting by Virginia Webb an orals Fly Rod a weekend for two at the Equinox and a Basket of cheer contributed by or. And mrs. Charles Hurth. Also among the prizes was a $100 gift certificate for use at the Bromley shop. The Dee Doran orchestra of the Equinox provided the music and mrs. Connie Jordan directed the chorus. In charge of the entertainment was mrs. Madeline Mettey. Mrs. Mettey is manager of the Bromley shop which put on the Fash now racing daily double a twin double of air conditioned club mouse dining room Ion show featuring 13 models and 62 outfits. Members of the dinner committee were Janet Wall Rita Litz Paul Todtschinder Mary Burke and Leslie Jones. The Manchester Garden club donated the Flowers for the occasion. A it Mumm my one mile from Williamstown mass. On . Route 7 no minors admitted Post time 7 45 pm i n life in Manchester dancers Vickie Pinon and Thomas Farley president of the Equinox House perform on a float representing one of the facets of life in Manchester. Below Janice Farley Vinnie and Verna Kayatta and Bob Farley appears on a float called a Honda peaceful Valley . Route 7 Pownal Center it. Tender Fried Chicken j Complete dinner $�.25 i other dinners $1.75 to $5.60 i . 4 30 to 8 30 . noon to 8 30p.m. Firehouse will be started soon in Manchester Manchester Howard Ambrose president of the Manchester firefighters association announced today that excavation work on the new firehouse will be started within the next few Days. Contractor for the building will by Howard Dufresne. Dudley Griffis will do the masonry for the new fire station which will be located on the Flat Road in Manchester depot. The sewer connection will be made at town expense. The association has been conducting a fund drive with a goal of $25,000 for the new firehouse and although it is slightly Short of this amount spokesman Ambrose said the association is Quot sufficiently confident Quot to Start the project. Fire auxiliary plans trip to convention Shaftsbury a at a pedal meeting of the Shaftsbury fire department auxiliary wednesday evening it was announced that the Brattleboro fire department ladles auxiliary is planning a tour on saturday for wives of firemen attending the annual state firefighters convention there. Starting at i ., the tour will last about two hours and will include the lower West River Valley the old Jelly Mill the Newfane country store and a local gift shop. The tour will Start from the Central fire station on Elliot Street. Transportation will be provided by the Buda. County Forest i nit will meet aug. 28 the fourth annual meeting of the Bennington county Forest association will be held saturday aug. 28 at the Equinox House in Manchester Village. The program will begin with a Buffet at noon followed by a business meeting at 1 15. Guest speaker will be Robert w. Wood forester for the International paper co., who will talk on multiple use of the forests. Members and friends Are invited and Are asked to make reservations Early with county forester David c. Barton or county agent John c. Page. Shaker religious service will be held saturday old Chatham . A the grounds of the Shaker museum Here set in the rolling Foothills of the berkshires will be the background this year for a recreation of the Shaker religious service. It will be presented by the Shaker Village work group of it. Lebanon ., at the 10th annual Shaker museum festival Here on saturday. The group is composed of teenage boys and girls from Many states and some Are As far away As Oregon. They live work and study for eight weeks in the summer in the original buildings of the South family shakers on i. Lebanon recently declared a National historic site by the United states department of the Interior. The service will be presented at 2 p. In. The Shaker service which incorporates song and dance was carefully developed by the shakers with dignity and Beauty. Hymns and music were written and the choreography patiently designed. The need for this had Arisen for it is reported that their earlier services were Likely to break Down into confusion and disorder. To justify dancing in Church the shakers went Back to the Judaism of the old testament passage Quot then shall the Virgin rejoice in the dance both 1 Young men and old together for i will turn their mourning into a the group will also give demonstrations of handcrafts using the original equipment in the museum. They will be working on spinning wheels and looms Broom making machinery and woodworking in foot powered lathes producing the Oft used Shaker turned and threaded pegs. The group was founded by and is under the personal direction of or. And mrs. Jerome count. Testimonial for Alice a Lawrence k. Pete Miller publisher of the Banner Speaks at a testimonial dinner monday evening in Honor of mrs. Alice Harwood Center who has retired As the banners business manager after 47 years of employment. At right is Donald w. Sprague advertising manager and master of ceremonies at the affair. Ringheiser Williams College students work i under biology Grant Williamstown mass. A four Williams College undergraduates Are doing research this summer with members of the College s department of biology under a $5,600-Grant from the National science foundation. Lbs a a performing i of Quot a make i Quot it impression Washington up a there Are some confused concretes workers at the White House to Day. Wondered were Loose to pad freshly finished in front of the West Wing of Why they dogs turned around their Concrete slab White houses flees Here s the Story for some weeks there has been a construction project in the White House West driveway involving the installation of an underground Telephone switching Center. Wednesday a slab of fresh Concrete was poured and smoothed. Late in the Day president Johnson walked outside to take a look at the work. A photographer suggested raffish by Quot Why done to you get the Beagle and have him put his Paw prints in the Concrete like they do in Hollywood Quot Happy to oblige the president had the dogs brought out. First he took the Beagle banking hours 9 to 5 at our drive in window that a right you can Cash checks make deposits or make change every Day monday through Friday 9 . To 5 . At our convenient drive in window. Night depository available too for even More convenience. The Vermont Bank and Trust company Bellows Falls Chester Brattle Bor 01 Rutland Bennington Manchester member Federal Deposit insurance corporation Quot him Quot and firmly implanted both the dogs front feet in the Concrete. The Effort was not entirely successful. In the first place him has Small paws but More importantly the Concrete had pretty Well hardened. The president tried in several places leaving a somewhat mottled effect in the nearby dry Cement. Then he took Quot Blanco Quot the White House Collie and tried again. Blanco made a somewhat More visible impression. The president seemed happier. However Johnson was much More impressed by the polished camera posture of the Beagle. Quot if that a not a performance Quot the president exclaimed As him looked brightly at the Concrete. Quot he deserves a 41 Bay state 9> crime reports Are stolen Boston up a forty one copies of the massive comprehensive report filed by the Massachusetts crime commission have disappeared state auditor Thaddeus Buczko reported monday. In his audit of the commissions financial records from june 3, 1964 to june 30, 1965, the Date the commission expired the auditor listed 41 of the 1,000 printed copies As Quot unaccounted the copies Cost $11.31 apiece to print therefore the 41 missing copies were Worth $463.71. The auditor also said the commission inadvertently overpaid $100.75 because of improperly submitted forms for salary travelling expenses and travelling supplies but that these overpayment were recovered in june when brought to the attention of the commission during the audit. This is the third consecutive summer that an . Undergraduate research participation Grant has been awarded for research in biology at Williams. Administrative director of the program is or. G. Lawrence Vankin assistant professor of biology. The student biologists All seniors Are Bennett m. Coplan of Andover mass. David h. Goldstein of Louisville by. Kenneth j. Kurtz of Pittsburgh a. And Stuart a. Simon of Middletown . Coplan and or. Samuel a. Matthews the Samuel Fessenden Clark professor of biology Are investigating the effects of hormones on the synthesis and breakdown of liver Glycogen in frogs. Goldstein is working with or. Vankin on a study of abnormalities of embryonic development in mice caused by Gene mutations and drugs which inhibit cell division. Kurtz and or. Donald r. Whitehead assistant professor of biology Are studying the Post glacial Vegetational and climatic history of Western new England by analysing Micro fossils and organic compounds in Lake sediments. The above three projects Are being done at the Thompson biological Laboratory at Williams. Simon and or. William c. Grant jr., associate professor and chairman of the department of biology at Williams Are studying the hormonal regulation of blood glucose and carbohydrate metabolism in Elas mob ranch fishes skates and Sharks at the it. Desert Island biological Laboratory Salisbury Cove Maine. Pownal taxpayers get tax Bills Pownal a tax Bills totalling $191,722.97, including real estate personal property and poll have gone out to Pownal taxpayers. The tax rate for 1965 is $8.41, with $1.63 allotted Tor town operations and $6.78 Tor schools which will yield $36,340.83 and $151,157.14 respectively. An increase of $1.58 in school tax Over 1964 is due principally to the North Pownal school s inclusion in the Pownal town District school and participation As part of it. Anthony Union High school District. Of the net poll tax Bill of$13.41, sent to 845 residents $5 is allocated for old age assistance. The total that will be raised for this purpose is $4,225. The total grand list evaluation is $22,294.47, of which $18,890.55 is real estate tax $2,558.92 in personal tax and $845 for poll taxes. Payment of taxes should be made to the town clerk and treasurer mrs. Rachel Mason by the october 30 deadline. Taxes unpaid following this Date become delinquent and Are subject to collection costs with interest added after dec. I. Correction in a caption under a photo that accompanied a Story in wednesdays Banner about Bennington area hosts of fresh air children mrs. Gloria Jones was incorrectly identified As Yvonne Steplight. Mrs. Jones is standing next to mrs. Charles Lack in rear of picture. Miss step Light is seated on the swing. Strange objects appear in southwestern skies Oklahoma City up mysterious Multi coloured objects were reported in the skies Over Oklahoma Texas Kansas and Colorado sunday night and Early today. The Wichita kan., weather Bureau reported sighting an object on radar. Scores of reports about the objects flooded police and newspaper Telephone switchboards. Those who saw the lights included Many Law for Cement officers. Most sightings appeared in to movie makers at Smith College Camp Northampton mass us a an Advance Man for a Hollywood motion picture studio arrives today to begin preparations for filming a who s afraid of Virginia Woolf Quot on the Smith College Campus. Hal polaire and a staff from Warner Brothers studio have rented 45 of the 60 units at a Northampton Motel for the entire month of August. Still undecided however Are housing arrangements for the stars of the picture Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Northampton real estate agent John Skibiski said All the houses he has previously shown polaire have been rejected for what Skibiski Calls a Lack of required the agent said he plans to show polaire other listings outside Northampton. Burton expected month. And miss to arrive Taylor Are later this have been in Oklahoma. Police in Dallas said the lights formed two triangular patterns and flashed from red to Green to Blue White. They criss crossed the Dallas area from 2 20 ., Cost until Dawn. Cushing okla., officers reported seeing them As Early As 9 05 ., Cost. Tower guards at the Colorado state Penitentiary at Canon City watched a bluish White Light about 20 minutes before it faded. It came Back brighter than before and disappeared. The lights were reported Over Central Kansas Between 2 . To 6 ., Cost. Deputy sheriff Everett Tucker of Wellington said he saw an egg shaped of it Jet trailing a red vapor moving rapidly to the North. The Wichita kan., weather Bureau said radar tracking indicated an object it observed was moving Quot at about 45 Miles an the Oklahoma Highway patrol said tinker air Force base authorities reported tracking some objects on radar. But tinker authorities refused to confirm or deny the Highway patrol report tinker fab is at Oklahoma City

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