Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Dec 16 1965, Page 6

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 16, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 6-Bennington Banner thursday december flt 1965 a Nick and Charlottes so a landmark Manchester a Louis Nick Nicklaw says he s keeping up with the Joneses. Nick and his wife Charlotte have been hosts at the Batten kill inn in Manchester depot for the past 13 years. Now with the Aid of a $20,000 loan from the Small business adminis Rar Tion of the . Department of Commerce they Are renovating the traditional Manchester watering place from top to Bottom. There is a new sign out front and another on the roof advertising the hound dog lounge showing a Basset hound with a cocktail Glass which Nick a Little proudly admits is a Dodge of ver Mont regulations that prohibit the use of the word a a cocktail in tavern signs. The Basset hound is More than a sign figure for the Nicklaus. Charlotte has a nationwide reputation for raising bassets. Nick says a a it a her Only vice a and the bark of the hounds in the cellar Pound can be heard mixed with the mutter of customers at the Batten kill bar. Nick was a Boxer at Catholic University where he won a a degree. He says he a a loves the sport. He shrugs off his College career with a fall i took up was the Nicklaw boxing Hall of Fame has four pictures in the newly decorated bar Joe Louis Jack Dempsey sugar Ray Robinson and Rocky Marciano. Nick won National publicity a few years ago when he came up with two bar inventions the Vermont Mist and Vermont must. The a a Mist has Vermont Maple syrup As an ingredient and Nick was a written up in bar management Magazine for his accomplishment. The Mist and must Are still on big at the Batten kill. With new floors in the lobby Grill room and cocktail lounge new ceilings finishing and redecorating in the dining room and each of the guest rooms new wallpaper and painting and new furniture in most of the guest rooms the old place seems to look Young again. Not Only has the decoration changed. Before Nick says most of the Trade was a skiers and local but now the skier makes up a Large proportion for his weekend guest list and there is literally a no room in the inn for the skiing fraternity Over the Christmas and new years weekends. As one walks up to the front door of the inn you can see the second name of the establish ing new Nick and Charlottes a Charlotte and Nick Nicklaw stand proudly outside their newly renovated Batten kill inn at Manchester depot. Built in 1903 and opened in 1905 As a convenient stopping place for tourists getting off the trains the Manchester landmark located on it. 11-30, now caters largely to skier Trade. Ringheiser a Vermont must a Nick Nicklaw stands at the bar in his Batten kill inn where he first concocted two cocktails the a Vermont Mist and the a Vermont must a which have won National recognition. Ringheiser ment Over the door a a Nick and Charlotte that seems to be the Way the place is known Here. Nick did t say if he would follow Madison Avenue s habit and change it to read a the new Charlotte and forgiveness Heywood eng. Up a thieves broke into a sunday school Here and made off with 60 ballpoint pens each inscribed with the text a May the lord forgive your Manchester band to present concert Orch on woo a 7 Hanchette. It shop at you Are Manchester a Manchester school band under the direction of George Wheeler will give its annual Christmas concert Friday night at 8 in the gymnasium a brass sextet by . Bach featuring soloists Diana Wilcox Judy Cherbonneau Alison Cher Bonneau Michael Smith James West Frank Thompson and Bon Nie Van Veghten will begin the concert. Five Christmas carols will follow. After an intermission a Bach two part invention with soloists Alison Cherbonneau and Carol Stone will be heard followed by music of Osterling . Handel . Klohr and Erickson. In a spending my vacation at. Pine Crest a the friendliest place in town. A open Al year a fenced play area a healthy pets Only cats too Tel. 447-7119 Vermont licensed Kennel Pine Crest boarding Kennel hours daily 7 30 a in. To 6 30p.m. Sun. 3 00 . To 6 30 . Closed tuesday to the Public 3 Miles South of Bennington on . 7 according to school officials More and More interest is being shown in the development of the school band. Wheeler new this year As director wants to form a Manchester school band boosters club. The boosters according to Wheeler would assist in funding band expansion arranging housing for Exchange students helping increase the Paul Fowler fund and aiding the band in other activities. Those interested May Call Wheeler at the school mrs. Robert Cone or mrs. Blanchard Stone. Wheeler said he would like to conduct an Exchange concert in the Spring participate in the All state music festival in Burlington and the Tri state festival in Cambridge . Plans also include possible participation in local parades a Spring concert and a summer season of regular concerts. Manchester the Manchester fire District responded this morning about 9 45 to extinguish a Blaze near the fish and game club building at the Manchester fair grounds. Firemen discovered however the Blaze was merely Brush set and controlled by woodcutters. News items May be Telephone to the banners Manchester office 362-2073�?or if no answer to 375-2545. Mar hair dryers mi88 electric blankets 9&Quot electric knives $999 natural looking plastic Christmas Trees w 14w where Christmas shopping is easy fireproof can a decorated. Christmas decorations everything for the tree amp Hohe opt evenings Iii i till Christmas Sun dec. 19 open 12 Neon 5 so . For your convenience your one step shop Garrow Sain St. Manchester Centeria. La air Cal Ben i Anklin outlet Tex Goa of Zeb Eek Iccy. A a a vecs a skeet s4/k Manchester it. Burlington superintendent describes the a comprehensive education9 experience by Chet Ringheiser Manchester a William f. Keough jr., superintendent of schools in Vermont a largest City spoke to 50 persons last night at the Zion episcopal Church Here about his experiences in comprehensive secondary education. The Burlington educators talk was part of the Rector of Zion presents series and was entitled a comprehensive secondary education a right or the speaker was introduced by Zions Rector the Rev. Tobert l. Clayton who stressed wide National and world concern Tor education. The Rev. Or. Clayton noted that journals of the Rev. Abraham Bronson a former Rector of Zion Church in 1826, contained the comment a tried this year to establish a manual labor training school in Manchester and the Bishop has opposed this illustrates he said that the problems of comprehensive education Are not new. Keough who up to 1963 was superintendent of schools in the Winhall supervisory Union said at the outset he was not a person who was a used to the Best. I Haven to had the Best. Burlington has its problems citing his Winhall experience he declared a a done to Tell me i done to know anything about Small confining his talk to specific examples of results of comprehensive education in Burlington with never a mention of Broad educational theory Keough stressed needs of the student the Rector presents a William f. Keough superintendent of schools in Burlington has an Exchange with Bennington Rutland districts supt. Neil e. Cross wednesday night during Keough stalk sponsored by the Rev. Robert l. Clayton right of Zion episcopal Church. Ringheiser a who does no to school. Who Many times in termed these ability in the want to go to has failed too he students a flow performance of conventional education skills and emphasized that Success in a school experience and a Praise by the right people could save Many students from the Fate of the unskilled person in the age of automation. In an age a concerned with technical intelligence a Keough told of his experiences at the Burlington High school where 25 per cent of the students Are enrolled in vocational training programs and Are coping with the Central educational problem of today a taking advantage of automation is changing the educational picture Keough said and this is what a is happening whether we like it or not. If we did no to have automation wed be mightily a we can teach computer math in Burlington because you can do it when you have Large numbers of students a he said. The teacher in a Large school is Able to concentrate on one subject rather than on the multiple teaching assignments often required in smaller High schools he said. He believes the College bound student is a making out better in the larger school and later cited Burlington programs in cooperation with the University of Vermont As an example. But tile real problems he said Are those children who Are not going to College and who a a done to want to go to a these kids need specific programs a he declared and cited dozens of examples of the Burlington Classwork system. Trade students at Burlington have classes in the mornings and go out to work in factories and shops in the afternoons. Though traditional education is not ignored Keough said the a Trade students Are Given watered Down courses in the humanities where they were not required to read but were lectured on works of literature As they a related to there Are no Marks in the courses and he cited As one reaction a boy saying a this Guy Aeschylus. He was thinking about the same things in be been in another example Keough told of a Brilliant math student who was doing so poorly in English that his College Entrance was threatened. Keough Felt that College and school officials will just have a to accept the fact that this boy will never be a the Burlington educator viewed vocational training and finding things the Low ability Stu Dent could succeed in As a saving operation to break the Cycle of a drop out to welfare in another example of practical education Keough said an illiterate but highly skilled time clock repairman is teaching machine repair in teachers can read the directions but this Man can really repair the machines and he talks the language of the Keough stalk was followed by several questions. One was a How Are the Trade and College bound students separated a there Are five buildings at the $5 million High school and Keough said it was a impossible to Tell the Good Guys from the bad the Rev. And mrs. Robert l. Clayton entertained Keough his sister miss Joyce Keough teacher at the Manchester elementary school Neil e. Cross superintendent of the Bennington Rutland supervisory District and mrs. Cross . Henry headmaster of Burr and Burton Seminary and mrs. Henry at dinner at the Avalanche prior to Keough stalk in the Church. The greater matches act merchants Quot Charlotte and Nicks Quot Batten kill inn Manchester depot it. Urn Etuk do i no. I Steak House cocktails dancing featuring Quot Smokey Greene and his Green Mountain boys every thursday amp Friday 9 00 pin. To 2 00 . Pc Wojie Cmur 1 the magic Quot of the Orient f. Captured in a adj amp win you la find shopping ideas galore at Center Cut rate hurry in while our selection is still Good Center Cut rate Manchester Center it. My morn Purdys inc. John and Mary Hawkins proprietors in the grand Union shopping Center member of greater men Cheeter area chamber of Commerce Manchester Center it. Phone 362-1226 $$95 5 or. Orlon legging sets blankets and quilted sys 5i 95 stretch garments of Terry or Nylon 5\95 i amp 2 pc. Styles soft shoes amp Slipper sox s2�� tiny frocks s295 he wee Bobby suits $3>5. $ j95 and oodles of delectable Gaudette children a shop in Manchester Center it. I Ala Ai Al

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