Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Dec 20 1965, Page 7

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 20, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Mountain towns Carlo Wolter to 4-3993 the annual children s Christmas party sponsored by the Wilmington Volunteer fire department will be held thursday at 7 . At the memorial Hall. Martin Ray is in charge. Mrs. Robert Lamorder is in charge of the entertainment consisting of a half hour seasonal musical program which will be followed by a visit from Santa Claus. Each child will receive a gift bag of oranges apples hard Candy and Candy Cane. All children Are invited. Prizes for outstanding Village Home Christmas decorations will be presented during the program. Grange notes the youth committee decorated the Batten kill Grange Hall with a fireplace and tree for the annual Christmas party wednesday night. Refreshments were furnished by the Community pro Grams committee and served by the Home economics committee. A birthday cake was presented to mrs. Viola Cooledge mrs. Hazel Curran Fred and James Quinn. The program began with a Reading by Ronnie King the Junior Grange Sang two selections followed by a Reading a Christmas meaning Quot by mrs. Clarence Decker or. A for mothers at Christmas Quot mrs. Mabel Crof it Sung by Wright Sisters a Santa Claus is coming to town Quot and a Reading a everyday Quot by Jesse Harrington. Mrs. Decker or. Narrated the Story a Christmas in the Cabin Quot while All the children gathered around her at the fireplace. At the end of the Story Santa arrived bringing gifts Tor each child. Adults exchanged gifts. The dark horse collection was Given to buy Chicken for the Christmas Basket. Christmas sing a Long spirited but Chilly Arlington ans Carole by the Village Christmas tree on . 7 sunday evening. Hot chocolate and served by Cha girls later at the com House were most Welcome. Mrs. D. S. Or. And mrs. Donald Keough were the Good Samaritans working in the Kitchen. Humphrey Wren led the singing. Thompson cookies Unity Kendall there a a song in the air at North Bennington school North Bennington a the air was filled with Christmas music in the local school gym Friday As children in the elementary grades joined voices in a program of Christmas songs. The Little people in the kindergarten and Grade i Sang a czeck Folk song a in the Starlight Quot a Christmas Lullaby Quot from Guatemala and a merry Christmas Quot by Berg. Pianist for this group was a fellow student Polly Van Der Linde. Grade 2 offered a lowlands Christmas song a the simple birth Quot a Santa Claus comes Quot by Katherine Davis and a spiritual a Mary had a soloists order your Butterball turkeys and Home made pies for the holidays now Madkour s Central Market great for Christmas i giving i cwt mom stick cooking1 no scour cleaning sunbed i controlled meat Multi cooker Fry pan i Corm Styli j i Teflon i i i 1 2 i i i i i Only $25is h. Greenberg amp son inc. 321 main St. Bennington dial 2-6325 were Susan Lasio Roy Goodwin and Joanne Johnson and accompanists were Victoria Scott and Alan Mccullough. An old Bohemian Melody a let our gladness know no end Quot Quot where Are you going shepherds Quot and a latin hymn a to Sanctis Sima Quot were Sung by Grade 3. Soloists heard were James Mackey Susan Sorenson Mary Kenyon and Katherine Shepard Kathleen Curran Mary Jean legacy Ray Crosier Linda Foster and Patricia Shaw. Pianist was Daphne Mackey. The children in Grade 4,offered a play Down your staffs o Shepard Quot from the French a come hasten be Shepard Quot a German traditional Melody and the lilting English air a was i sat Down on a sunny their final number a Rudolph the red nosed Reindeer Quot was played by the entire class on recorders and brought Forth enthusiastic applause. Grade 5 combined both voice and instruments for their numbers an old English Carol a there we come a was Salling Quot a Welsh Melody a the new year Quot a silent night Quot and a what child is this Quot they concluded with another English Carol a a merry i a student Rita i Driscoll took Over the directing chores in the last and came f through with flying colors. In i the instrumental Section record i ers were played by Betsy Leamy and Susan Nolan trumpet a i Trlcia Corcoran Triangle Clifton Loomis. Pianist was Judy Crane. The program was completed by Grade 6, heard in a Spanish traditional a Bethlem night Quot the polish Folk song a a Mary a Lullaby Quot and the stately a March of the three Kings Quot from the French. Instrumentalists were Nancy Rice and Jean Kenyon trumpet Patti Sweet flute and Margaret Hurley clarinet. The entire program was directed by music supervisor Harry Rohinsky and pianists had been coached by mrs. Catherine Elwell and mrs. R. H. Van Der Linde. The children Sang on a stage decorated in Holiday theme and added to the stage setting with their Gay bibs and tuckers which at this time of year tend to be in Bright colors mostly red. Pc Lenyth no can Najam sw0k�. Of Jbv Wwava vah. Oah Yia you 60 no to ask. A a a a Trio to amp i. St in go Byz i a pm a. Aru. It a amp Benning my Gams boys choir to present radio program North Bennington a the newly organized boys choir at St. John the Baptist Church Here will be heard on the local radio station tuesday at 2 50 . In a program of Christmas music. The familiar songs include a silent night Quot with Eddie Riley As soloist a away in a Manger Quot soloist John billow. In a to Little town in Bethlehem Quot the Solo part will be Sung by Timothy Wansbury and the choir will also offer a Santa Claus is coming to town Quot and a shark the Herald Angels the choir was formed about Tion of Rev. Robert j. Banta and has been working hard toward this first concert. Father Banta has been assisted by mrs. Donald Dailey and organist for the group is miss Louise Harris. The program to be heard on radio tuesday afternoon is the same one the boys will sing at 9 30 . Mass Christmas Day at St. John s. Members of the choir include John billow Mark Boutin John Carriere Stephen Carriere John Cole Kevin Dailey Richard Dailey Terrence Dailey Timothy Dailey Frederick Driscoll William Driscoll and Edmund Flynn. Also Michael Harrington John Lerner Robert Lerner Charles Paquin Edward Paquin Eddie Riley Patrick Shea Kevin Snow Ronald Shepard Steven Snow Brian Toomey and Timothy Wansbury. Bennington Banner monday december 20, 1965-7 Arlington Helene Thompson 379-3325 Calendar school dismissed for Christmas holidays 8 ., Arlington school band presents Christmas concert at amps gym. Monday a 7 ., modality members of St. Margaret Mary a Church will fill Christmas baskets at the Home of mrs. Wilbur Corey. Tuesday a 8 ., meeting of the Arlington fish and game club in the legion rooms. Wednesday a 1 30 ., 67 in Texas the average temperature for the state of Texas is 67 degrees. Santa visits legion Santa was kept Busy listening to requests of veterans children in Arlington saturday when the american legion and auxiliary Post no. 69 held a Christmas party. The organizations also provided ice Cream and cookies for kindergarten children Friday at their party and will again wednesday for children in Fisher elementary school. Thompson Capitol sergeant at arms says thanks for historic Wreath healthy school Manchester a despite the High incidence of colds during the past month Donald r. Shanks principal of the Manchester elementary school reports that Friday Only 7 per cent of the 491-member student body was absent for a variety of causes. This figure is Down from an Absentee rate of la per cent two weeks ago. Rumours to the effect that 17 per cent of the students Are absent Are unfounded according to school records. Arlington a the fun of giving a gift is learning if the receiver found it As enjoyable As it was intended. For the Arlington Garden club a letter this week from Wallace l. Whitcomb sergeant at arms at the Capitol in Montpelier brought a special warmth. Whitcomb said to his knowledge there has never been a Wreath on the front door of the Capitol building before and he thanked the club for its thoughtfulness in sending an historically significant Wreath last week. The Wreath made mostly of Pine sprigs taken from the limb that fell from the state Seal tree on Vermont 313, was made by mrs. Seeley Eastbrook of Brandon guest Leader at a recent workshop meeting of the Garden club. The decoration was adorned Only with a huge Bow of Green velour ribbon. Mrs. Marjorie Doyle representative to the legislature from Arlington presented it to Whitcomb in memory of gov. Chittenden the first governor of Vermont whose Home was in Arlington. Fuh Bour business for men and women Bowling bolls Ond bogs i Bowling shoes smart new styles i All Bowling accessories too i i i x i i x i give a gift certificate for games open Bowling every afternoon amp evening Bennington lanes Ian a i no. Benn. Re. Beer Quot Vermont a no. I Brandy �1965 Brandy distillers con y a eighty proof open wed. Amp thurs till 9 . Closed Christmas walkers food Market a mme e a smooths any drink in the Housel sea test takes the work out of Holiday entertaining puts the fun in with exciting party fare id Cream pie festive fabulous sea test red Raspberry Delight ice Cream topped with delicate ice Cream rosettes. Serves 6. Prestige French ice Cream perfect in every Way. Rich creamy smooth goodness. Delicately blended with the finest flavourings superbly delicious. In Handy reusable Carton. Holiday log Roll delicious looks like a y ule log smooth butter Pecan ice Cream covered with a Rich chocolate serves 6. 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