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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 23, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 6-Bennington Banner monday december 23, 1983 new in Honor society these Arlington High school students have received their pins in the National Honor society from Cheryl Blair president of the school s chapter seated 1-r Mary Margaret Henning Helen Aaron and Diane Mckeighan standing Neil Knapp John Secor Patrick o Neil Thomas Poulin and John Bearen. Gas truck tank builder let out in Berlin blast Albany a judge Isadore boost in in Albany court has let out one of the defendants in numerous suits growing out of the Berlin propane Gas explosion which took to lives and caused extensive fire damage. The judge ruled that the Danby corp., of Kansas City ran., had no place of business in new York and As is not subject to jurisdiction of the court. The firm manufactured the pressurized truck tank which exploded in the crash. It was named along with several others in suits brought by or. And mrs. John feathers for personal injuries and property loss. Several other suits Are pending in the same Case. St. Mary s Christmas concert Hoosick Falls crowds filled the auditorium of St. Mary s Academy on saturday afternoon and sunday evening for performances of Quot the Story of Christmas Quot by students of the Academy. Directed by Rev. Thomas Cook Osa with script prepared by sister Mary Sheila the program was presented amid impressive stage settings with a background of Beautiful music emphasizing the theme rendered by the High school glee club under the direction of sister Mariam Clare and the Junior glee club with sister Margaret Lucille directing accompanied by miss Debra Lull guest organist who performed on an electric Organ which was provided especially for the Manchester Nan it \ Otis 3621044 the Rev. Robert l. Clayton of Zion Church was presented with a Silver communion set by the altar Guild on behalf of the Parish dec. 15 to Mark the 24th anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood. The set has nine pieces and May be used for private and communion. A la and mrs. Ronald Ritchie and daughter Karen of Oscoda mich., Are staying with his parents or. And mrs. Henry Ritchie Franklin Avenue for the holidays. Game Warden George Thuren reminds dog owners that the season when dogs Are most Apt to Chase Deer is Here. He urges the cooperation of owners in keeping their animals confined. Presentation. Miss Lull who is from St. Patrick a Parish in Cambridge is an Honor student of Cambridge Central school. Among those who participated were Edward Mcguire Prophet Carol Scott Angel Allen Petell St. Joseph Kathleen Crowley jewish maid Raymond Rimkunas narrator Mary Baker Virgin Mary Patrick Leonard William Fox innkeepers Constance Kovage Gabriel Nelma Motsiff Lynn Jenuskevice Angels Christine Messina Friend of Mary Robert Petell Dennis Shaw Gary Keegan Kings. Shepherds were portrayed by Leonard Brown Stanley Butkas James Sennett William Ellis Robert Ruditis and David Crown. The scribes Sci used Thomas Keeley Charles Carelli Peter Luke Michael Scarey William Thurber and David Morin. Louis Brandi and William Stuka represented servants of the King. Stage properties were under the care of Anthony Wirmusky William Fitzpatrick Thomas now t and William Fox. Among the highlights of the musical selections were a have Maria Quot Sung by Jane Allard Jacqueline Fleming Diana St. Hilaire and Catherine Brophy and a to holy night Quot Sung by Margaret Wirmusky Beth Shi land Lehia Gorman Linda Gorman and Susan Nowik. A special Christmas hymn was Sung by the second graders during the final tableau which dramatically climaxed the pageant. A live Lamb Lent by Joseph Hoag Lent toward the life like portrayal. Members of the Home school association who gave assistance in making it a Success were mrs. Mary Atwood mrs. Evelyn Carelli mrs. Mary Gorman and mrs. Helen Sausville. Fine jewelry by Ere he nth fins earrings bracelets see our selection it it of Fine Sterling jewelry Noveck Shultz inc 4 11 main St dial 2-6926 Hennington it. Butterball \ turkeys Home made pies <9 each 39 59c we Are taking orders por turkeys and hum made pies for the holidays Madkour s Central Market North Bennington Elizabeth Dwyer 442-4319 there will be a Christmas eve service at the congregational Church at 6 30 . Tuesday. If weather permits those attending will be serenaded from the Church Steps by Gunnar Schonbeck and his brass ensemble. Special music and Christmas readings will be included in the service. Christmas masses at St. John s Church will take place at Midnight tuesday and at 8, 9 and to on Christmas Day. There will be no confessions tuesday. Children share children in the North Bennington school did not forget the True sharing spirit of Christmas this year As they contributed Well Over too gifts to be sent to students in the Brandon training school. The a share Quot program of sending gifts to those who sometimes Are forgotten at Christmas a been carried out in the local school for several years and the children each year enjoy seeing the big Box of gayly wrapped packages ready to be picked up for Brandon. The local school had the Holiday season in every Corner last week with classroom doors the hot lunch serving counter bulletin boards All specially decorated Lor the occasion. On display on top of the Book cases in the study Hall were some Clever Centrepieces candles and other bits of Christmas which had been made by the Home economics girls. The High school and Junior High students had a special Assembly Friday afternoon with a big tree on the gym stage and gifts for All the students and f webers. The program ended with a Heartfelt a merry Christmas Quot from All concerned made especially merry by the thought of vacation for two weeks. The North Bennington school will reopen on Jan. 6. Accidents fires mar Christmas at Manchester Manchester a a rash of fires and accidents marred the beginning of Christmas week Here according to police and fire department reports. By coincidence the two fires were both caused while work was being done with blow torches and two of the three motor vehicle accidents occurred at the same spot a Bridge on the Flat Road near Hewes Market at Manchester depot. The first of the two fires both of which occurred saturday was about noon at the Home of Robert Cone off Wyman Lane at Manchester Center. It was caused by attempts to thaw water pipes with a Blowtorch. The second at 3 30 ., was at a House on Glen Road East Manchester owned by Morris Greenberg and rented by Donald Bushee. Twenty firemen and All equipment responded when Hay used As insulation caught fire and began burning Between the Walls and floor As the result of a plumber s Blowtorch. Minor damage was incurred from both conflagrations. The first of the two single car accidents which occurred at the Cement Bridge on Vermont 11-30 happened Friday at 10 02 ., when three teenagers were injured and their car a 1954 Chevrolet Sedan was wrecked. The Driver Georgia Mae Bourn 19, of Manchester depot received her operator s License Only three weeks ago. She sustained injuries and lacerations of the left knee and abrasion to the right knee. Passengers who were also taken to the office of or. F. E. Har Regan for treatment were Barbara Campney 18, and Beverly Bourn 15, both of Manchester depot. Miss Campney received lacerations and a cerebral concussion of the forehead a muscle Bruise of the left thigh and other bruises. Miss Bourn suffered lacerations of the face and head and contusions of both Knees. Police chief Dana Thompson was investigating officer. The second car to strike the Bridge was a 1962 Chrysler owned and operated by Nate Kam Ber 60, of Manchester. The Accident occurred at 6 10 . Sunday As Kamber was driving from Manchester depot to Manchester Center. Lloyd Casey investigating officer placed damage to the vehicle at $350. Kamber was uninjured. Casey also investigated an Accident saturday morning at 9 15 at the Junction of ways Lane and the West Road in the Village. He reported no injuries from a collision Between a 1960 Ford pickup truck owned by the Manchester water company and operated by its manager Richard Hayes 26, of Manchester Center and a 1962 Volkswagen Sedan owned by mrs. Ransom Shattuck and operated by mrs. Bayard Shattuck 31, of Manchester. Police estimated damage to the Ford at $20 and damage to the foreign car at $175. The Pownal i i Langlais a 823-7716 the Pownal Center Community Church was the scene sunday night of a nativity pageant and children a program by candlelight under the direction of the teachers mrs. Kenneth Gile mrs. George Andrews and mrs. Ernest Roberts with mothers assisting with costuming. Following the formal program a Christmas party was held with a visit from Santa distributing gifts. The women a Fellowship provided Candy and fruit. A special feature was a series of slides shown by Fletcher Hall depicting sunday school activities Over the last few years. During the morning worship service special Christmas music with mrs. Fletcher Hall As organist was provided by the youth choir singing a there s a song in the air Quot and soloists mrs. Charles w. Rounds and mrs. Eleanor Rickert singing a away in a Manger Quot and a to holy the Church was decorated with evergreens and poinsettias with the altar Flowers being red Gladioli and White pompous provided by the Fellowship. Others Flowers and plants were donated by mrs. Lawrence Chaffee or. And mrs. Howard Van Horn and or. And mrs. Kenneth George. A Christmas gift of permanent altar candles was made to the Church by la Reader and mrs. Howard Van Horn of w Williamstown. Schools closed on Friday with traditional parties and Holiday activities. Classes will be resumed Jan. 6. Lyle Jelley son of mrs. Gladys Jelley of North Pownal is enjoying a 10-Day Christmas vacation from his duties with the . Navy. Based in Charleston s.c., his most recent tour of duty was in the puerto rican area. The annual Christmas eve candlelight service will be held at the North Pownal congregational Church at la . With meditation music and a Christmas message by the pastor Rev. John c. Hatch. Frank Myers who returned Friday to his Home on Barber Pond Road from the Albany medical Center is reported to be much improved and is now Able to receive visitors. Or. Myers received a serious head injury while doing bulldozing work nov. 24. Grover Bostwick of Oneonta n.y., is spending the Christmas holidays with his daughter and son in Law. The annual children a Christmas festival was held sunday afternoon at the North Pownal congregational Church with pageantry and music under the direction of mrs. Earle v. Church and mrs. Lyle Grusendorf. At the first Baptist Church a special program was presented by the children of the sunday school. Telling the Story of Christmas by scripture readings and carols were George Messina Glenda Sweet Jean Rogers Sherry George Miles Rogers Kathleen Messina Bonnie Rhodes Dirk Harris Ronald George Christine Pratt Dorothy Bourtelle Richard Rogers Thomas Rhodes Yvonne George katrina Watts Linda Bourtelle Brenda Harris Samuel Watts Edward Messina Joseph Watts Bruce Harris and Christine Church. 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