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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 30, 1963, Bennington, Vermont Falls couple 85 and 87 married for 60 years Hoosick Falls . A or. And mrs. Charles Parsons of 15 Rensselaer Street both Hoosick Falls natives who returned to the family Homestead several years ago upon retirement after living in Oneonta ., will observe their 60th anniversary monday. The octogenarians he is 85 and she 87, were married in the Home in which they Are now living on sept. 2, 1903 by the late Rev. Or. . Webster pastor of the Baptist Church Here. Or. Websters widow is now living in Hoosick Falls having returned after his death. Mrs. Parsons is the former Fannie Sloan whose parents mov Harte theatre Bennington it. Phone 2-4990 air cos i Tio red today thru sat. Eve. 6 30 amp 8 35 a Husch. Pm Martin Khim Par with Mimieux Panuta Noirl a Miesch c t Audi Phoon Jetton a Nicasio thru in lotto artists special mat. Sat. 2 . Quot the three stooges meet Hercules Bennington drive in tonight thru sat the first James Boho film adventure Ian Fleming s or. No technicolor i Ato. Of. Is s s hilariously heartwarming Mem pm Esch courtship Eddie s father it 7 Houth Hoosick of York j tonight thru sat. Aug. 31 follow that dream Elv is Presley a i i r of Connell in \ k body of a boy mind of a monster blood of Dracula who Lvi Tod night mans foam flaming Star Al is pm Esle y m a Hara Ede n de into the Rensselaer Street Home when it was built for them at the time of their marriage. In her Early years in Hoosick Falls she worked As a clerk in the former Gillespie store. Mrs. Parsons parents owned the . Parsons hardware store which was located where the present Standard press office is and where he worked for his father in his Early years. The Parsons Homestead is the present Mahar funeral Home on main Street. He is a descendant of Seth Parsons after whom the Seth Parsons Steamer company was named. Or. Parsons holds the distinction of weighing 20 pounds at birth which he proudly tells. After leaving Hoosick Falls the Parsons lived in several communities where he was engaged in the hardware business. For a few years Long ago they lived in the Scott residence on pleasant Street in Bennington when or. Parsons was employed by the Winslow hardware co. His later years of employment in the business were spent in Oneonta ., where the couple made Many friends most of whom were Young people in whom they Are especially interested making their associations with the younger generations their Hobby. The couple have shared in a fully and Happy life with the exception of a few sad occasions one of which was the loss at birth of their Only child. Closest living relative of or. Parsons is a sister miss Hattie Parsons who lives on Fisk Street. Mrs. Parsons has a sister mrs. Sarah Jones of Fulton . Who is 90 and is expected to arrive next week for a visit with her sister. In spite of their advanced Ages both Are in fairly Good health. Mrs. Parsons keeps House for the couple who live alone. Her husband has difficulty in getting about and consequently they have been restricted to the confines of their Home of late. They especially enjoy having visitors and Are at present finding a great Deal of pleasure Reading the anniversary cards they Are receiving. In reminiscing their younger Days the couple heartily agree they Are glad that they lived in the a old a children today Are losing out on so much says mrs. Parsons who says they have so much that is not appreciated and everything is planned and All their thinking done for them. West Arlington Sandgate Betty trac Lite 375-2223 guests of the to acutes tills week were i. And mrs Roeland Caine and Linda and Wesley of a k Ridge in. Mrs. Caine is a sister of or. To Fichte. I Meurs of Atlanta g3. Will be in Sandgate for a few Days visiting with his parents or. And mrs. Leon is a second Home to the Yon Ger As he has Spesiv Mary Summers in the country when he was living in Connecticut. He is now a mathematician with the advanced research corp. In Atlanta. John Lundquist who has a summer Home in Sandgate will return to Summit . Were he lives and Irvington . Where he teaches Art in the school system. A a chips Stokes is travelling in Canada for several Days visiting with school friends before he prepares to go Back to school in Connecticut. The Sanford Kauffman family of old Greenwich Conn. Has been the last of the regular summer residents to vacation in Sandgate. Miss Sandra Stetson is spending a few Days in Sandgate with Lier parents or. And mrs. Sidney Stokes. N a # or country dining Al its Best turn in cute a a no tic foe a the areas newest a largest a arid most modern restaurant country style Servings Carnous Duffel table before Din run Rhi by size c of entails 35 entrees to a Boose from orchestra every saturday / All course dinners including after dinner cordial from 2. 25 up exceptional banquet facilities to 700 i 4 mile North on Rte. 22 . V aug ban Manchester ski Champion of Chile Bennington Banner Friday August 30, 1903 a come blow your Horny at Dorset playhouse this weekend stars Susan Kaslow and David Vacheron. Photo by Carol Foster Manchester a the new National ski Champion of Chile is . Vaughan who won the combined events downhill slalom and giant slalom held recently at Portillo Chile. �?oc.b.�?�, 22, son of or. And mrs. Charles Vaughan of East Manchester won Over several German olympic team members As Well As chilean olympic hopefuls trying out for their olympic team there. Two other local youngsters raced in the chilean competitions too Mccormick who with his sister Roxanne have been with in Portillo for the summer. Roxanne won the chilean women a National championship and placed very High in the menus. As a result of their High standings and were invited to go to Argentina by the argentinian ski federation to compete in the National championships where they Are now. will then return to Portillo where he is head of the ski patrol to finish the season there. He aspires to break the world s Speed record of 103 ., which was set by an italian last Winter. has already been clocked at 90 At Portillo under reportedly poor Snow conditions. Vaughan has been Captain of the St. Lawrence University ski team for the last three years and will return to College for the second semester when he expects to finish work for his degree in physical education. Last Winter won the Louise Orvis trophy race at Bromley and was so Smelster at the Winter carnivals of Williams College and St. Lawrence and placed extremely High in Many other competitions throughout the country. �?ot.d.�?�, 19, and Roxanne 18, son and daughter of or. And mrs. John Mccormick will return Here shortly in time to enter their freshman year at College. will be going to St. Lawrence in Canton . And Roxanne Middlebury. Play review play goes on at Dorset when stage lights go off Manchester come meow your Horn. A comedy by Neil Simon Ope Ned last night at th1 Dorset playhouse presented but the caravan theatre to run tonight tomorrow and sunday nights staged by Patric Iozzo with the following cast Alan maker David Vacheron Peggy Evans Susan Kaslow Muddy maker James Davis or. Maker Edward Powell Connie Dayton Anne Bou i thee mrs. Maker Patric in Carmi bae i a visitor Lucie Woolf iop by William Gilbert the caravan company at Dorset is polishing off its 15th summer season this week with the lighthearted a come blow your not that the theater season is Over a far from it. This group will be gaining momentum As the leaves turn and continue to bring Southern Vermont Fine theater almost until Snow flies. Some of the actors who have been lightening our Lazy hazy crazy summer Days will be off this week for new York some for school and Many of the company which has been performing historical shows in Massachusetts will arrive soon to continue with what looks like a Fine fall series. As summer Heaters go Dorset is among the Lucky few. No Star vehicles cluttered with incompetents no Brassy amateurism no sensation Hungary or Way out experiments test the Dorset audiences try their patience or undermine their genuine interest in Good theater. Instead a Young company of Well trained Semi professionals present As honest and craftsman like a production each week As is humanly possible. The company this summer has developed Esprit de corps that a head and shoulders above other years a sort of collective Joy about working together which is infectious on stage and off. They can in fact take with them the realization that they have brought to this area genuine theater enthusiasm and Given hundreds that special gift a genuine theater experience. Dozens of Young people in this area have discovered theater through this group and hundreds of residents and visitors look Forward to their weekly visit. The Dorset audience is a highly literate one composed As it is of Many people whose careers have kept them continuously in Contact with books theater local National and International affairs. Any company that can meet their needs for theatrical truth and honest projection of ideas can be proud of itself can be sure it has accomplished in part at least what theater was invented for when the greeks called out the population of an entire City to show them plays. The problems last night at Dorset formed the ultimate test of real professionalism. Not Only was a thin play being brought to life and made into a challenging and satisfying study but a Power failure forced the actors to work by candlelight. When the lights went off the dialogue continued just As it does when your tube Burns out. Then flashlights picked out the speakers and George Blanchard could not give the actors the Benefit of his lighting until the final curtain Call. It was a technical problem All the More difficult because unexpected and like most catastrophes United actors and audience in a common Bond of understanding which made or. Simon s pathetic script Worth considering As serious drama. If the Telephone did not ring its Little Bell the actors certainly rang theirs. David Vacheron was Fine if Over plaintive and under suave in the Lead. Susan Kaslo was excellent As his Vermont weekend Girlfriend. James Davis was suave and delightful As the younger brother who discovers life. Edward Powell was Arlington Vallies and the state liquor store Arlington it. Will be open from 8 . Until noon labor Day. Adv. Aug. 30 convincing although too uni dimensional As the father. Anne Boultbee was excellent even though occasionally mannered As the heroes True love. Patricia Carmichael was Superb As the Over distraught Mother. Lucie Woolson was Type cast As everybody s Only aunt. J. P. Murray s Black and White set looked great in full Light and even better by candles and Patric Iozzo is to be congratulated on making this play seem like an important evening. The trouble with a come blow your Horny lies squarely with the writer. As a play it toys with sex to sneak in a serious thought but the thought turns out to be a gimmick to get the principals headed for the bedroom. It is no longer possible to present a father son War in less than serious form and to Start off with a rebellion and end with a capitulation is like telling the Washington marchers to go Back Home. It would be unfair to ask this play to make up its mind to be either comedy or drama. Or. Simon has not presented his actors or audience with enough meat from either plate to make a Choice possible. The work has no mind of its own to make up. Hats off to Esprit de corps they say Sarah Bernhardt could give a thrilling performance Reading the Telephone directory. The seven actors at Dorset this week make a Fine evening out of three or four dozen Blank pages. Who said acting was an easy profession Mary Dillmann headmaster and mrs. E. H. Henry gave a Buffet supper to 35 Burr and Burton faculty members and their wives wednesday night. The occasion was marked by a Surprise Quot gifts Given by the staff to three expectant faculty wives mrs. John Eckhardt mrs. Lowrie Gibb and mrs. Carl Rice. Each was presented with a plaid Carriage Blanket. New faculty member Gordon Mcclure of Wallingford was also welcomed. He will teach general 362-1366 science and biology. Miss Katharine Perkins fractured her hip monday As a result of slipping on a Rug. She is at Putnam memorial Hospital where the hip was pinned yesterday. She is expected to be at the Hospital for two or three weeks according to her sister mrs. Helen Pearson. Visiting at the Perkins House just before the Accident were relatives from Bronxville ., or. And mrs. F. H. Guernsey. W Ilmington do ver Denise Allen or. And mrs. Erie Pedersen and children Paul Svend and Kirsten of Wallingford Conn. Are visiting with her Mother and grandmother mrs. Catherine Mills and mrs. Ethel Strausser. Miss Laura Carrier daughter of or. And mrs. Stanley earner will resume her senior year at Castleton teachers College by student teaching for nine weeks in the elementary division of Central school. Miss earner will work with the third Grade under the direction of mrs. Evelyn Morse. M. K. Greene announces the engagement of his daughter Carol Frances to Raymond West or. Of Westfield mass. An october wedding is planned. Miss Greene a nurse at Pittsfield general Hospital will take her state Board examinations in the fall and has accepted a position at Fairview Hospital in great Barrington mass. Or. West is employed by the Pownal Vera Langlais schools open wednesday when school Bells ring wednesday close to 300 pupils Are expected to be enrolled in the Pownal schools. An exact figure cannot be determined until after opening Day. In both the Pownal school District and the North Pownal graded school enrolments Are expected to be on the Rise with emphasis on the first Grade. Children who will be six years old by dec. 31 of this year May be enrolled but must present birth certificates. In the North Pownal school the roster of teachers will be the same As last year. Newcomers to the Pownal schools will be miss Carole Bonneville and Michael Bobowiec or. Of North Adams and mrs. Shirley Kelly of Bennington. Theodore Cook of Manchester who has had25 years of both private and Public school teaching and is a graduate of the Union theological school of music will be Incha Geof music for both school systems. In the Pownal schools French will be taught by mrs. Rolande Bruneau of Bennington. Mrs. Madalyn Green will continue to serve As school nurse for the Southwest District. In the Pownal schools extensive repairs and improvements have been made during the summer under the direction of the school vending machines for women a Board. The hot lunch program hosiery will be installed in office instituted last year will again buildings in several cities. The Start on the second week of company planning the install school. In accordance with the tons said working women run supreme court ruling Bible through an average of 36 pairs readings or recitation of the 0f stockings a year three times As Many As housewives Cannon. 823-7716 cases will no longer take place in Public schools. Sunday at the Pownal methodist Church Rev. James h. Bagley will deliver a Sermon entitled calling my Church and my Way of Rev. Or. Bagley has returned from a months vacation at the family summer Home in Wallingford. On a Rainy night this month eight girls of the order of the Rainbow Assembly no. 6 travelled on a House to House canvass for empty soda pop bottles which netted them $37. Transportation was provided by Sal Sansarc Angelo Stanley Cleveland Stanley Kemmerer Marcel Langlais and mrs. Dean Hanson who also donated storage facilities. Local Bennington establishments assisting in the redeeming of bottles included the a amp a Oneida grand Union first National Salem a Besharat a and Hourany a to which the girls Are grateful for their cooperation and to the Many interested persons who helped in the drive. Rainbow girls participating were Virginia Kemmerer Evelyn Hathaway Barbara Buck Diane Beecher Ruth Gavin Jane Lakey Diane Hanson and Laura Langlais. Kit away to 4-8j#?. The Hurlbut paper co. In South Lee mass. Mrs. Atwood qua and sons Allan and Bruce of Valatie new York Are spending a few Days with her father or. M. K. Greene. Mrs. Earl Streeter was admitted to Putnam memorial Hospital tuesday afternoon. About 15 Lions participated in the painting Bee held at the grandstand on Bakers Field. Another work night will be planned by the Lions to Complete the Job Church notes our lady of Fatima Chapel a Rev. Robert Powers pastor sunday masses at 9 and la . Wilmington congregational a Rev. Henry Peck. Sunday Nursery and pre school and grades i and 2 in Bissell Parish House. Grades 3 to 6 in vestry. Service of worship at 11 . Wilmington Baptist a Rev. Reginald Martin pastor service of worship with Sermon by pastor at 10 30 . Church school at 11 30 . Episcopal Mission a sunday sept i. Celebration of holy communion at 8 . In Grange Hall. Rev. Steel Wade Martin of Brattleboro will officiate. A Short social gathering will follow the service. Hale co. Fetes retiring worker Arlington a mrs. Virginia Matt is on was honoured at a Surprise Farewell dinner Given by co workers of the Hale co. Inc. Office at the Green Mountain restaurant thursday evening. Including mrs. Mattison a husband there were 20 guests present. Mrs. Mattison has been employed by Hale co. 17 years the majority of this time As switchboard operator receptionist and order typist. Good wishes were extended by or. . Deschenes office manager and or. . Flrsch general manager As Well As mrs. Mary Houghton who presented mrs. Mattison with a a Money tree contributed by her coworkers. Mrs. Mattison is held in High regard by All and is considered with her husband and children one of the outstanding families of this Community. Shaftsbury lists bus schedules for schools Shaftsbury the Shaftsbury school Board has released the following schedule of school buses for 1963-64. School will open on wednesday at 9 . And the time and places of morning pick ups Are As follows bus 4, . Paull Driver run i East Road District 7 45 Raymond Gates 7 49 t. Morgan 7 51, h. Harrington 7 52, Reservoir Road 7 58, Rod and gun club Road 8, school. Bus 4, . Paull Driver run 2, West Side 8 12, j. Johnson 8 13, . Shultz 8 16, Bodenstab 8 18 Bouplon Corners 8 20, Decker a Corners 8 25, Skidmore 8 30, Robert Flynn 8 36, Peters Corners 839, f. Bishop 8 42, Edgar Harrington Twitchell Hiu 8 48, school. Bus 5, Arthur Paull Driver run i Sodom and White Creek Road 7 50, Bourn 7 52, old Sodom school Corners 7 59, Williamson Road 8 01, Paquin 8 03 Whitman Road 8 04, Brownell 8 10, Robert Stratton 8 11, foot of Twitchell Hill 8 15, school. Bus 5, Arthur Paull Driver run 2, route 7 North 8 22, top of Bottom Hill 8 23, Ben hulled 8 27, animal shelter 8 29, Timbe Trall Road 8 34, depot school 8 40, governors Rock 8 41, Paul Harrington 8 42, Hardy Road 8 44, Fleetwood a drive 8 45, Ray Elwell a drive 8 47, Sanders drive 8 51, school. Bus 6, mrs. A. Morin Driver run i Airport Road 8 00, c. Greene Driver 8 09, Stevenson a drive 8 11, hell Reed 8 13, Youngs 8 15, Longtin Road 8 17, Davis 8 20, school. Bus 6, mrs. A. Morin Driver run 2, Hardy Road and West Side 8 28, Lincoln Rice 8 29, Muleris drive 8 33, Jarvis drive 834, Rooney a 8 37, mails 8 40 Loomis 8 41, Coles 8 47, school. There will be Over 160 pupils transported Toth Shaftsbury elementary school this year. No transportation will be furnished for High school students. Arlington Eleanor Albee 375-6965 bus schedule District Berge i rage 7 35 . Knapp Corner 7 40 ., top of death Valley 7 45. North District red of. Road. 8 . West Ai Yungton re i Mhz 7 23 . Bentley farm 8 00 . Chiselville Flats e. Ari., 8 05 . Busses will leave High school at 3 . For South District 3 20 . A North District. Arlington me mortal school and Fisher elementary will open tuesday at 8 15. Half Day this Day. Milk will be available Oil wednesday. Hot Luich program will Start Munday sept. 9. Meeting for All teachers in the to Norial school building will be held monday sept. 2 at 8 . Hoosick Falls Edith Beaumont 686-5518 american legion auxiliary will hold its first meeting of the season sept. 5 beginning at 6 30 . With a covered dish supper in the legion rooms. Each member is asked to bring a covered dish. Rolls and Coffee will be furnished. Committee in charge includes mrs. Stella Shaw and mrs. Ann Perreault. Election of officers will be conducted during Hie business session. Record san Francisco up a in 63 National league seasons since 1960, the giants have finished in the first division 44 times. They have won a record 16 . Pennants. Nos open daily Putney a. Where Santa Claus and his Reindeer spend the summer 20 acres of fun for the children min. Rr., roller coasters 18 attractions. . 5 interstate 91 Putney exit i Milo North of Latham c ir<-1 Box office open 10a.m. To a 0 . Phone 785-8559 now thru sunday e id in Rich pre so tits Joan Caulfield Peggy Cass in a Eshk didst Siv yes a pm a a it prior to Broad a \ Quot Thi a ii or i 1 in on Cai a circuit. Idiotically Tunny Quot Elliot Norton i i nit Maraziti off i 75 Phi tic to to it a t. 5 3 j. In. T i Ltd to r it Box i 3ti child i refit t for it at it and 9 i 5 at Box or phone with k a h i 3 0 show Bonu i lot i in bit week in a Quot Kuk of Slason Walter Pidgeon in his i pin go and Patricia. Neil Simon a r a Preston ii come blow your Morisi thurs., fri., sat., Sun. August 29 sept. I Dorset playhouse dial 867-577 Arlam 8 40 i m Southern Vermont Sun. Sep Winchester Vermont Mon. Sep i. 2 with Svetlovs Ballet company St Albini Marin a sve Ilona Oleg Dri a sex Pella Reine company of 35 from s v a s vet i o a Ballet school and Delaware Valley Ballet co. Mary e. Sisom director so in l Akk act i. \ Lilek Mal r i l l ticket $4.00, $3.50, $2.50, daily 10-5, phone a 802. I fue Vav new re i u go i or $1.50 Box office open 362-1405 lords or recitation of the prayer in opening exer from jewellers amp silversmiths 409 main St. _ Bennington it. A Che Hermitage a country inn Colebrook Rood West Dover Vermont gourmet dining in Beautiful surroundings we Are fully licensed with i Choice of Fine wines \ be l tors lunch dinner sunday dinner 12 00-2 00 5 30-9 30 12 00-8 00 route 9 to Wilmington it. Turn North at Light and follow route too for 2 Miles then turn left on Coldbrook Road and follow the Hermitage signs for 3 Miles Tai. H04-3721 reservations appreciated 11 a a a. Closed tuesday

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