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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 20, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 10�?Bennington Banner monday december 20, 1965 All that a needed is Snow a Bennington rotarians and others were at work saturday readying the rope Tow ski lift at the it. Anthony country club which the local rotary club maintains As a Public service for local residents. At work Here at the top of the lift securing a support Cable Are from left rotarians James Merunowicz and j. Duncan Campbell. Kennon Morse kneeling local contractor who donated his services Gerald la Beau behind Morse one of the country clubs grounds staff and Tom Dockum one of morsels men. The Prospect it. Ski club uses the country club slopes for part of its Junior ski program which gets under Way following the holidays. Hagerman municipal court three traffic cases were heard in municipal court monday by judge George m. Fienberg. Frank Messe 77, of Manchester was fined $20 plus court costs after pleading no contest to violating a Law of the Road Lodie Ann Graves Beni Cirl wins award Lodie Ann Graves of Monument Avenue has been named As Bennington High schools 1965-63 Good citizen in the annual contest sponsored by the daughters of the american revolution. A pin signifying miss Graves Honor will be presented to her by the darts Bennington chapter the local contest sponsor. The name of the Beni senior was selected by a committee made up of faculty and administration at the High school from a list of nominees selected by the students themselves. Miss Graves daughter of or. And mrs. Louis g. Graves will now go on to enter the statewide Good citizen contest. Volume 3,590,000 Harte theater now thru tues. Double feature eve. 6 30 amp 8 12 . Ii Dean Jer i Martin amp Lewis six weekend accidents reported by police a weekend skier escaped injury sunday when her northbound car harassed by an aggressive Driver went off the left Side of . 7 in Arlington rolled Over and came to rest facing in the opposite direction. Susan Merrill 19, of Longville ., told state police she was passed on a curve by a second car about 7 30 . The second car then Cut in sharply in front of her she said causing her to swerve first right and then left. The Merrill vehicle sustained extensive damage to its top and sides. The second car did not Stop and its Driver is unknown. An Accident Friday night in Bennington on Burgess Road involved operator Robert e. Fischer 20, of Burgess Road. According to state police Fischer applied his brakes at the dec. 16 in Manchester Center thereby causing an Accident. Helen w. Churchill of Bennington also elderly was fined the same amount after her atty., George h. Plumb entered a no contest plea in her behalf to a similar charge dated dec. 8 in Bennington. Charged with careless and negligent operation Accident resulting was John g. Barber 19, of Pownal who was involved in a weekend Accident on school Street that was investigated by Village police. Barber was fined $35 plus costs alter pleading no contest to the charge. In new York state saturday night a Bennington Man was fined $75 by Petersburg Justice of the peace Arthur Smith after he pleaded guilty to a speeding charge. According to Deputy sheriff Harry von Haggin jr., Thomas Bushee was arrested after he had been chased some distance on route 7, town of Hoosick at speeds up to 90 Miles an hour. Von Haggin was chasing the car and radioed ahead to another patrol car. Deputy Carl Piritz formed a Roadblock forcing Bushee to turn off into a parking lot. Alfred w. Gallett 18, of Bennington also appeared before judge Smith and was fined $50 after pleading guilty to a charge of being an unlicensed operator. Fined $25 by judge Smith was a final Bennington youth Thomas Cornell 19. Cornell pleaded guilty to violating new Yorkus alcoholic beverage control Law procuring alcohol for minors. Stork a vertices Dow Jones a Bache it co., Albany noon 30 industrials 953.78�?4.40 20 railroads 248.78 a .77 15 utilities 150.15 a .42 composite average 337.57�?1.31 area obituaries v. Briggs Shaw or. Hoosick Falls A v. Briggs Shaw sr.,�?86. A former democratic supervisor of the town of Hoosick and a retired employee of the Watervliet Arsenal died saturday at his Home at 66 River St. Here after a Long illness. A 32nd degree Mason or. Shaw had taken both the York and scottish rites degrees. He was a member and past officer of masonic orders in Troy and Hoosic Falls and Albany. He was a past master of Van Rensselaer Lodge of amp am honorary past master of the former 17th masonic District a member of Raymond chapter ram and a past Patron of Van Rensselaer chapter order Eastern Star Hoosick Falls. He belonged to the masonic veterans association Albany Sovereign consistory and the Royal order of jesters in Albany. He was a member of Oriental Temple shrine Apollo commander the knights Templar Bloss Council ramp so and Iran Grotto mov per in Troy. Or. Shaw was a member of the Square and Compass club at the Watervliet Arsenal. He was the oldest past exalted ruler of Hoosick Falls Lodge of elks and a past president of the Derby Community club. He had been a longtime democratic Leader in the town of Hoosick and Rensselaer county. He served 16 years As town supervisor and was employed for 14 years at the Arsenal. After his retirement he had his own woodworking and machine shop. A son Robert Shaw and his Only daughter mrs. Mary Shaw Savalonis died within the past year. Survivors Are his wife the former Eva Masten five sons Harold of Schenectady George John Howard and v. Briggs Shaw jr., All of Hoosick Falls 26 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. The funeral will be tuesday at la . In the first United presbyterian Church Here with the Rev. Wesley p. Miles pastor officiating. Interment will be in Maple Grove cemetery Hoosick Falls. St. Francis choir presents program St. Francis de sales choir with mrs. Thomas Donovan pianist and Harry Hurley violinist director presented a program of entertainment for the patients and friends at Warner nursing Home sunday afternoon. This is an annual presentation by the choir. The party for the patients included a Christmas tree gifts dancing and singing. There were More than 140 in attendance this year. Hospital notes Friday dec. 17, 1965 a emissions Dennis Troumbley Dorset mrs. Catherine Nimons Buskirk Frank Baldwin Nelson bus Sallon master Paul Davignon Bennington Glayds Graney Hoosick Falls discharges Charles h. Long Manchester depot Vincent Bushee Manchester saturday dec. 18, 1965 admissions none discharges miss Patricia Daley Shaftsbury mrs. Carol Hoard and son Manchester Charles Hollis Kenneth Baker Bennington mrs. Juanita Vadakin Shaftsbury mrs. Jane Beebe East Dorset mrs. Ida Phillips Hoosick Falls sunday dec. 19. 1965 admissions none discharges Roy e. Greene Pawlet Nelson r. Bus Sallon William Guyette mrs. Martha g. Dodge and twin sons Bennington mrs. Ethel a. Kupfer North Bennington births or. And mrs. Nelson b. Center of 117 Imperial ave., a son dec. 18. Or. And mrs. David p. Monroe of North Branch Extension a son dec. 17. Mrs. Ruth Shattuck Wells a mrs. Ruth Shattuck 62, died Friday night at Granville Hospital after a Long illness. She had made her Home for to years with her son Almon Here. Born in Shaftsbury dec. 25, 1903, she was a daughter of Nathan and Jessie Garfield Ross. She had attended local schools. In 1919 she was married to the late Harry Shattuck of Winhall. Survivors besides her son Almon Are five other sons William of Manchester depot Eugene Sie of Bennington Harold of Granville Henry of Wells and Robert of Bondville four daughters mrs. Pierce sue Squiers of Arlington mrs. Milo Margaret Rockwell of Danby mrs. Orrin Lila Hall of Jamaica and mrs. Ahial Frances Crandall of Peru. Three Brothers also survive Roy and Frank of Pawlet and Perley of Dorset. Funeral services were held this afternoon. Entombment was in Winhall cemetery vault. Mrs. Mary f. Mcnally Eagle Bridge .�?mrs. Mary f. Mcnally 86, widow of Charles Mcnally died sunday at her Home in Eagle Bridge after a Long illness. She was born in Johnsonville but had resided Here for 65 years. Mrs. Mcnally formerly conducted a Beauty parlor Here until her retirement in 1940. She was the Mother of the late Marguerite Mcnally. Survivors include one son Charles Bud Mcnally of Eagle Bridge and a sister mrs. Elizabeth Rick of Mechanicville also several nieces nephews and cousins. The funeral will be wednesday at 9 . At her songs residence and at 9 30 in St. Brigid a Church in Buskirk. Entombment will be in St. Patrick a cemetery Cambridge. Friends May Call at the songs residence tonight and tuesday afternoon and evening. Mrs. Mary c. Childs Perkinsville a funeral services for mrs. Mary c. Childs 74, who died saturday morning at the Home of her daughter in Manchester were held today at the Davis memorial Chapel in Springfield with the Rev. Phillips b. Henderson pastor of the North Springfield Baptist Church officiating. She was born june 4, 1891, in Claremont ., daughter of John and Jeanette Ladeau Cady. She was a charter member of Hawks Mountain Grange of Perkinsville and had lived Here for the past 50 years. Mrs. Child a husband Horace z. Childs died in 1937. She leaves seven sons Carroll Childs of Wallkill ., Leighton Childs of Esopus Donald Childs of Claremont ., and Lewis Horace Robert and Richard Childs All of Springfield four daughters mrs. Hazel Collette mrs. Ruth Ross and miss Harriett Childs All of Manchester and mrs. Janice pal Lotta of Ludlow a sister mrs. Helen Finnegan of Sheboygan and 37 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Burial will be in Plain cemetery in Weathersfield. Kin bar of continued from Page i Zambia a Airfield capacity. A conservative party protest has been building during Wilson a absence. He addressed the United nations in new York last thursday then went to Washington for talks with president Johnson and stopped briefly in Ottawa for a meeting with Canadian prime minister Lester Pearson. While Wilson was away. 119 conservative members of parliament signed a petition protesting Britain a rhodesian policy. They mentioned in particular the Oil embargo on the secessionist Colony announced while Wilson was in the United states. In addition to his other problems Wilson was faced with the fact that nine african nations have broken relations with Longon because Britain refuses to use military Force against Rhodesia. Algeria the United Arab Republic the Congo Brazzaville Ghana Tanzania Mauritania mall Sudan and Guinea broke with Britain in accordance with a Resolution passed dec. 4 by the 36-Natlon organization of african Unity in Ait it Bottom of a Long Hill about 945 . And went off the right Side in a skid the left Side of his vehicle striking a Power pole. Road conditions were Slippery police said. Fischer a 1962cor-Vair was totally damaged and Fischer received a Cut on his left hand. An Arlington Accident sunday night at 9 30 . On . 7 involved Pauline m. Wade 19, of South Dorset who attempted unsuccessfully to navigate her car Between two Elm Trees after her car left the Road when she met an oncoming car with High headlight beams on a curve. Police said the Wade car struck both Elm Trees and was totally damaged on its front end. In Peru on it. La sunday a two car Accident at 2 . Involved operators William b. Mac Govan 18, of Lenox mass., and Raymond r. Vachon 38, of Rochester Police said Macgowan passed a truck on the brow of a Hill and was sideswiped by the oncoming Vachon vehicle. The first car sustained $150 damage to its left Back fender and bumper and the second car sustained $100 damage to its front left fender and left front door. A minor Accident involving no property damage was investigated by state police Friday night at to . On the White Creek Road in Shaftsbury. A westbound car owned and operated by Bert g. Stratton 35, of Bennington went off the left Side of the Road in a spin and struck two Fence posts. A final Accident involving an operator who was fined in municipal court monday occurred saturday on school Street and was investigated by Village police. According to Village police a parked car owned by Ronald j. Witten of Walloomsac ., was struck by a second car operated by John g. Barber of Bennington. Barber was turning left from pleasant onto school St. When he lost control of his car police said. Barbera a car sustained damage to its left front fender headlight Hood and bumper and Wittens parked car sustained damage to its left front fender headlight Grille bumper and left front door. Arlington ans take note Arlington a Arlington water company users Are notified to keep water Supply in Reserve for use tuesday and wednesday during work by company on Chlorinator. Water will be off for a time in East Arlington and pressure May be Low in Arlington. Elementary school Christmas program tuesday the annual Christmas program by the fourth fifth and sixth grades of the Bennington elementary school will be presented tuesday night in the multipurpose room. All parents and friends Are invited. The program is entitled a a journey to Bethlehem a starting at 7 30. Starting at 7 15, the mixed chorus of Bennington High school will sing in a 15-minute program. Director is mrs. Elizabeth Gilmore choral supervisor. Ani heavy fire damage a this was the View saturday morning of a four apartment dwelling at 140 Ben Mont ave. Following a fire which raged through the Structure Friday night. An estimate totalling $10,000 was placed on the damage to the Structure and the loss of the occupants possessions. Hagerman faulty Lead in wire seen cause of tenement fire a faulty Lead in wire to a television set is believed to be the cause of a fire which raged through a four apartment dwelling at 140 Ben Mont Avenue Friday night. Bennington fire chief Richard Hollister said this morning that he was a quite quite certain that the fire was touched off by the wire connecting a television set to a Power outlet in the upstairs apartment of or. And mrs. Bernard Grover. The Structure was seriously damaged with an estimate totalling $10,000 placed upon the loss by Hollister $6,000 to the Structure itself and $4,000 to the furnishings and possessions of the buildings inhabitants. The building was reported to be owned by or. And mrs. Daniel Sawyer. While neither could be contacted for confirmation this morning Hollister believed that the owners planned to rebuild lower part of the Bennington briefs the a by a Pool is not yet Safe for skating. Notice will be Given when it is. There will be a regular vow Post meeting tuesday night and after the meeting there will be an important House committee meeting. The news quiz published weekly in monday editions of the Banner will be published on tuesday this week because of delay in receiving material through heavy Christmas mails. Stratton Mountain ski area reports a 19-Inch base packed powder this morning with new Snow of four inches. The upper area is reported Good and the lower and Novice Good to excellent. All lifts Are operating. Bennington selectmen will meet at it . Tonight instead a Park Street couple returned Home late saturday night to find an eight Inch Hole in the picture window of their Home but a mystery remains As to what missile May have made it. Bennington Village police who were called to the scene reported that neither they nor the buildings occupants or. And mrs. Ralph walk were Able to find a Stone or other object that might have been thrown by somebody through the window. The walks returned Home about 1 40 . But said they could not say when the window had been broken since they had been out for the evening. John a. Hall of 111 North Branch St., son of or. And mrs. Albert n. Hall has enrolled in the Sophomore class at Union College Barbourville by. A graduate of Bennington High of tuesday night their regular school he was a member of the weekly meeting time. The anniversary mass at Bennington Catholic High school will be for father Vincent j. Spinelli tuesday at 10 30 . Alumni Are invited to attend. A condition of a satisfactory was reported this morning by a Putnam memorial Hospital spokesman for Paul Davignon 12, son of or. And mrs. Roland Davignon of 115 Putnam St. The boy was taken to the Hospital Friday evening after he was struck by a car on Washington Avenue. The Hospital said the boy received a fractured left leg but that a possible head injury initially reported had proved not to be a serious one. Choir and swim team his freshman year. Union College is a senior Liberal arts institution of 950 students affiliated with the methodist Church. Miss Deborah Giddings a senior at Bradford Junior College Bradford mass., is Home for Christmas vacation. She is the daughter of or. And mrs. W. Philip Giddings of to Walloomsac Road old Bennington. Anthony Jewell son of mrs. Ilc. Jewell of new York ., formerly of this area is a member of the combined choir and glee club of Dean Junior College Franklin mass. The group recently made two Holiday season appearances. At least the Structure. Occupying three of the four apartments were mrs. Sawyer or. And mrs. Robert Squires and their infant daughter and the grovers and their Young son William. Hollister believed the fourth apartment was occupied by an Ann Johnson. The grovers apartment was the most heavily damaged. Reportedly among the grovers lost possessions was a bicycle that was to have been a gift to their son. Learning of this Norman Greenberg and his employees at the h. Greenberg and Sot hardware store took up a collection to Purchase a new Bike for the boy. Buoh. Hicks schools Yule program tuesday children of the Beech Street and Hicks school will present their Christmas program tuesday afternoon starting at 1 30 at the Beech Street school. Christmas greeting All first grades a Christmas is coming mrs. Marie Matts on a second Grade a a the Little fir tree a grades 2, mrs. Lena Adams and miss Taylor a ooh Christmas tree a first Grade mrs. Marie Williams a what shall i take to the babe in the Manger a grades 2, mrs. Adams and miss Meagher a Rudolph the red nosed Reindeer a miss Chase a Santa Claus comes a Grade i mrs. Fuller a Jingle Bells a Grade i miss Brown a Long Long ago a miss Brown and miss Chase a the twelfth Day of Christmas a Grade 2, mrs. Adams. A Knock Knock a grades 2, mrs Madison miss Meagher a to come Little children a Grade i mrs. Williams a away in a Manger a Grade i mrs. Fuller accompanied on autoharp by wills Pike and Nancy Garand a i saw three ships a Grade 2, miss Taylor a ten Little Angels a Grade i miss Chase miss Brown a we wish you a merry Christmas a All. Beni ranking listed in freshmen admissions to Burlington a two dozen Vermont High schools and academies have sent to or More graduates on to the University of Vermont one or More years from 1956 to the current 1965-66 academic year. Burlington High school has consistently led the list with Rice memorial frequently second according to figures compiled by Ulm director of admissions Harold c. Collins. This year 21 schools Are Rej it resented by to or More of their graduates in the freshman class at Vermont. They include bus with 75, Rice with 47, Montpelier with 26, Rutland with 25, and Brattleboro and St. Johnsbury Academy with 24 each. Essex Junction is represented with 21 and Springfield with 20. Others include Spaulding 18 South Burlington 17 . Of St. Albans and Middlebury High both 15 Champlain Valley Union 14 Bennington Burr and Burton Seminary and it. St. Josephus Academy each with 12 Bellows Falls Hartford and Vergennes each with la and Vermont Academy and Windsor each with to graduates numbered in the ranks of the freshman class to Vermont a oldest institution of a look nine Benn Intro w Hith school Ganv tires est trip a of Velmur is fat Shyev i hcs to 7 Iii Nso St or or so St a <3 Siti

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