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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 21, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 6-Rennin ton Banner Friday january 19hh takers giving red Cross nurses Colleen Barrett left of South Burlington and Nancy Minich of Winooski give blood at the Manchester Dorset blood drawing at the first congregational Church in Manchester wednesday with the assistance of nurse Lorraine couture of Burlington. Area quota was too pints. Sixty six pints were Given including the two donated by the nurses. Ringheiser hrs Board retains $5,200 salary minimum Ivy i i i la Iii i Mon i Hoosick Falls . A the Hoard of education of Hoosick Falls Central school at its meeting tuesday night approved the 1966-67 salary schedule. The schedule stands the same As last year with the exception of a few slight adjustments in Between Steps to meet a state mandate. A Bachelor s degree receives a minimum of $5,200 ranging to a maximum of $8,658 through 14 Steps. A $400 increase each is allowed Between the Bachelor master and master plus 30 hours credit. Maximums and minimums remain the same and changes were made Only in the Middle ranges. The Board approved the hiring of two teachers for next year miss Margaret Farrara of Eagle Bridge a graduate of Cambridge Central school who will graduate in june from state University of Potsdam who will teach Grade 2, and miss Barbara Sage of Paradox ., who will graduate this june from state University at Plattsburg and will teach Grade 4. The Board voted to replace two buses for next year including a 1953 Reo with approximate 100.000 Miles and a 1956 International clocked at More than 100.000 mileage. It was resolved that Between nov. I and april i All school bus trips will be confined to not More than 50 or 60 mile distances. This was decided in the interest of safety during a period when driving conditions May be dangerous. i its no tis sirloin or porterhouse steak99 Boneless round roast la. Walkers 1.05 food Market Sale continues at Burt Bros. We offer 24 hour service on Black amp White film developing and fast service on developing color film free film Black amp White or k0dac0l0r in sizes 126 127 620 120 with each Roll developed and printed you receive a free Roll of film. We develop All sizes of films Bennington photo service 106 North St. Dial 442-5349 daily 9 30 5 30 Fri. 9 30 8 30 it was further decided to use commercial vehicles for transporting students to Stratford Conn. In april to see shakes per Ian plays. It was explained by supt. Leonard who has made a study of expense involved that in the Long run it would be cheaper to hire commercial buses considering state Aid allowed and save Wear and tear on local buses. School buses Are not geared for Long trips but for Short interrupted runs he added. This is one reason school buses do not Cost As much As commercial buses. Two buses will be hired to transport 80 students april 28 to see a Flagstaff and one bus to transport 40 students april 30 to see each student will be asked to pay one Dollar toward the trips. Three Board members and Kas Mer Stempek principal of the elementary department will attend the school Board Institute in Albany feb. To when a a readiness for school experience will be discussed by or. Francis by director of Gesell Institute. It was decided to drop a previously discussed ski program for this year to allow time for investigating Legal problems with plans to Complete the investigation in time to Start the program Early next year. In accordance with a new state Law which became effective in december the school has provided for safety glasses to be worn for certain phases of the school curriculum including Industrial arts and chemistry classes and wherever demonstrations present a possible danger to the eyes. File Pownal Vera 823-7716 a cooking project meeting for members of the Pownal pioneers 4-h club will take place saturday at 2 . At the Home of the club Leader mrs. Harry Andrews in Pownal Center. Two More scouts of troop 347 have now achieved the status of Star scout. Passing requirements at a Board of review wednesday night in Bennington High school were Thomas Frost and Leonard Duval. Local committeemen attending were Dexter Moore Robert Pudvar and scoutmaster Redland Roy. League meeting an informational meeting to discuss the possibility of forming a Pownal unit of the league of women voters is being planned for wednesday night. Mrs. . Duhamel and mrs. Elizabeth Gillette president of the Bennington league will explain How local units Are organized the benefits to a Community derived from the plan and accomplishments in other areas. Anyone wishing to obtain further information about the initial meeting has been asked to Contact mrs. Thomas Hurley. Arlington Helene Thompson 375-2325 the Arlington chorale has started working on music for easter this week and reports that this would be an opportune time for new members to join the organization. The crucifixion will be Sung in Dorset in March and in Salem on Palm sunday. Rehearsals Are held every tuesday at 7 30 ., in the West Arlington Community rooms. Mrs. Mathilda Kenny reports there Are still More records available and asks anyone interested in buying one to Call her at 375-2272. Shaftsbury fran Stacy 442-6524 the Rev. . Macdonald was in Saratoga Springs . Saturday attending the regular meeting of the Troy conference committee on family life. On tuesday the Rev. Or. Macdonald attended a meeting of the Camps and conferences commission of the Troy conference of the methodist Church at Glens Falls . Bradley Stevens returned to his studies at Ulm monday after spending the Long Holiday recess with his parents. He was accompanied to Burlington by his Mother mrs. Howard Stevens who remained for a few Days visiting with members of her family. Elizabeth Dwyer s column in wednesdays Banner undoubtedly brought Back pleasant memories for Many. However she failed to mention the fun of sliding Down Hill in mothers extra Large wooden salad bowl. The fun is Apt to be Short lived though if the bowl Breaks in half As mine did. Mother Wasny to too Happy either As i remember. To conic Grange news the program at the Jan. 13 meeting of the Taconic Grange included a poem a a get up and go by Nelson Morse a game a Penny Wise test won by Morse Reading a who sits behind the wheel by Pat Fox and a Reading on the United states by Barbara Becker. Mrs. Eunice Myers lecturer reminds members it is now time to pay dues of $3 for 1966. Due to limited membership it would be appreciated if these Are paid As soon As possible she adds. Persons interested in joining the Taconic Grange Are requested to ask any member to present their name. Degrees will be worked in april. The next regular meeting will be Jan. 27 when a safety program will be presented with mrs. Robert Booth As chairman. It is also planned to have a guest speaker. The lunch committee will be or. And mrs. Merton r. Snow Howard Snow and or. And mrs. Fred Humphrey. Vav Iii a 11 miss been a John o. Slade 824-6619 Theresa Sulo who has patient at Grace cottage Hospital in Townshend As a result of being struck by an automobile Jan. 2 while walking on it. 30, returned Home last thursday. Aie is recovering from her injuries and is travelling about on crutches. Mrs. Ethel Waite of East Arlington visited or. And mrs. Charles Sage and Peter Piper Here earlier this week. Enlists Larry Slade son of or. And mrs. Carrol Slade enlisted in the air Force Jan. To and departed for Lackland fab tex., where he is receiving Basic training. Upon completion of initial training he will be assigned directly to an air Force base or to a technical school with the determination made on the basis of aptitudes desires and current air Force needs. Slade graduated from Leland and Gray Seminary in Townshend last june. Grange the regular meeting of Mountain Home Grange was held monday evening with Erald Coleman in the masters chair. Requests for Demit were received from Claude and Julia Buffum. It was voted that an up to Date inventory be made of All Grange property and a Volunteer committee was approved with a member from the Home economics committee the Community Progress committee and the lecturer. A thank you letter has been received from spec. 4 Dennis w. Fenno son of or. And mrs. William Connolly who is stationed somewhere in Viet Nam the literary program presented by the lecturer was a Starlight service. New in town a the Jolly Green joint opened in Manchester depot during the Christmas weekend in the same location formerly occupied by the red onion on it. 11-30. The joint has accommodations for 30 guests in private and bunk rooms. It features a bring your own a parties weekend nights and in the future May expand its restaurant service. Shown Are the proprietors left Walter a. Hersom a Navy lieutenant commander of Boston Center foreground Nancy Griffin wife of John Griffin right of new York City and Center background Nancy Symes of new York manager of the joint during the week. Ringheiser it Manchester handful of parents pop questions to Pat panel by ii it r in it of Iser Manchester a about 30 persons attended a Pat forum wednesday night at Manchester elementary school Here. Many in the audience were teachers at the school. Manchester elementary school population is 495. In charge of the meeting was Pat president Bradford West. After a Brief business meeting a panel introduced by Burton p. Brown science teacher at the school answered written questions from the audience. Questions to the panel which was comprised of principal Donald r. Shanks teacher Edward Thompson . Henry headmaster of Burr and Burton Seminary and school directors or. Clifford b. Harwood Ralph f. Fleming or. And Eugene v. Kayatta were mostly directed to the future needs of educational facilities in the Manchester area and changes in the variety and scope of curriculum offered students Here. The questions were read to the panel by mrs. Mason b. Barney chairman of the Pat adult education committee. Questions and answers were to Henry what is Burr and Burton doing for the Low level student we Are offering courses in mathematics business training and other subjects to Cope with the needs of the child of Low ability. To Shanks Why does no to the hot lunch program begin in september when school opens Shanks explained that this year there was no cafeteria manager and his Hopes for opening the cafeteria earlier than usual were not realized. Some difficulty is in getting government shipments of food. The cafeteria opens three to four weeks after the Start of school. Answered by or. Harwood the question in essence Why can t three sinks be installed in the cafeteria so that children May Wash their hands before lunch or. Harwood cited a space problem in the cafeteria and that a relatively Low incidence of disease caused by hands not freshly washed at Mealtimes. Thompson added that All children have1 time to Wash their hands in the school rest rooms before Goinn to lunch. To Henry do you know How Many students at Burr and Burton would like to take Courser in Wood shop and Home economics Henry said he did t know and a i he promised to make a Survey among the students a next to Shanks Why Arentt foreign languages taught in the elementary school Shanks said Lack of space and modern teaching equipment make offering the courses difficult and that a a rotating teachers would not be As effective As a permanent one at the school. He did not however Rule out the eventual inclusion of language courses at the school and expressed his favor for such a program if it could be practically instituted. To the panel in general How prevalent is stealing at the elementary school and Burr and Burton and what is being dont to prevent it the question was answered in part by All members of this panel. They admitted there was some stealing but not at an alarming rate. Most of the loss of clothes and Money was attributed to carelessness by the students themselves. Warnings to students about leaving their possessions around and installation of lockers were cited As preventive measures. School director Fleming said parents should not allow their children to carry Large sums of Money with them to school. Superintendent explains Public parochial school Aid Hoosick Falls,. A supt. Philip Leonard spent considerable time at a regular meeting of the Board of education of the Hoosick Falls Central school tuesday night explaining details of the Federal elementary and secondary education Ary act of 1965 which is shared with the local private schools. Leonard told Board members that he has met with officials of St. Mary a Academy including Rev. Charles a. Bauman principal sister Mary Shelia vice principal and sister Mary judge elementary school directness to determine the needs for which to put the Money to use. Under title i of the three year program a total of $43,-119 a year will be divided in fair share Between the schools. Being considered for this year Are a school psychologist and for next year a speech therapist and extra Reading consultant. A summer program for remedial Reading is also considered for this summer. All Money for this year must be spent by May 31, or it is lost. Under title ii which allows $1.75 per Pupil to be used basically for textbooks it was determined that Hoosac school with an enrolment of 57 is entitled to $100 St. Mary a Academy with 420 students $750 and the Central school with 1,480 students $2500. All books Are to be ordered through supt. Leonard who is in charge of the school District and while they May be chosen by the individual school where they will be used they Are on a loan basis. In accordance with the Law the books must be non sectarian and labelled a property of Hoosick Falls Central school Esea title ill the Central school District with supt. Leonard named As director is responsible for placing All orders keeping a periodical running inventory East Arlington Sunderland Amelia Lawrence 375-2580 mrs. John Schmidt is recuperating satisfactorily after a fall in which she received a broken . Mrs. Max Grout chairman has reported a successful card party Hel d last saturday and Many requests for another. One will be held Jan. 29 at 8 . At the masonic Temple in Arlington. Five Hundred Bridge and pinochle will be played. Mrs. Clyde Dunlap is substituting at mount pleasant school in Sunderland in the absence of mrs. Marshall Peters. And furnishing detailed reports on evaluation of the program to the government at the end of each year. Another new Law this on states Aid for textbooks was also explained by supt. Leonard. Called the new York state text Book Law to become effective sept. I 1966, it must not bes confused with the already mentioned Federal Aid for textbooks he said. Under the Law which is also administered through the Centra i school District any textbooks requested by resident students in grades 7 12 in the Public parochial and private schools in the District must be furnished. While there is no limit to the number of books which May be requested by each student the school District will Only receive a maximum $10 per student All books must be non sectarian according to the Law Anc be labelled a Hoosick Falls Central school a running inventory of these books must also be kept and reported regularly by supt. Leonard who said the Board will wait to take action until it learns the outcome of legislative action. Man / amendments to streamline the proposal and set limits Are awaiting consideration of the legislature he pointed out. To Shanks what sanitary care is Given the Shower and locker rooms at the school Shanks said the boys locker room floor is disinfected each night and the girls locker room three times a week. Or. Harwood added that so far this year he has found no Case of athletes foot among the students. What is the salary philosophy of the school Thompson who is chairman of the Taconic teachers association salary committee said salaries should be acceptable to teachers and should recognize the teachers ability and years of service. Kayatta said the boards duty is to the taxpayer and that the Board coincidentally recognized the value of experienced teachers. Their philosophy on salary was derived he said by weighing these two att Idues. To Kayatta what Are the pressures for the construction of a regional Union High school in the Tri Valley area the school director confessed that there Are no a acute pressures but cited curriculum needs that Are going unmet swelling of school populations in Arlington Manchester and Dorset and the generally favourable economics of Union High school construction As reflected in lower per Pupil costs. All these factors make up the a pressure a Kayatta added. Shanks commented that Granville . High school May not take Manchester students much longer. He explained there Are now nine students at the new York school Down from the 13 who started there this year. Two students Are now going to Burr and Burton he said citing a transportation difficulties in relation to the Granville operation. To Henry when is Burr and Burton going to introduce a shop program the Burr and Burton headmaster said Wood shop and Home economic courses would be offered though he gave no Date. He said a a that a about As far As we could go a then added the Seminary would become a a Trade the question was raised by selectman i. Stanford Zecher if additional floors could be added to the elementary school. School director Fleming revealed engineering studies showed the school was built on Clay soil and it would be possible Only to build a out a not school population increases were discussed in detail. Increase in the numbers of students prompted the school Board to Issue a statement at their last Board meeting that the need to expand educational facilities at the school is becoming an a immediate mrs. Hewitt Heads Church Fellowship North Bennington a mrs. Merritt Hewitt or. Was installed As president of the women a Fellowship of the North Bennington Baptist Church at a meeting of the group tuesday in the Church social rooms. The Fellowship this year will function with four vice presidents each responsible for a special area of Fellowship work. Mrs. Bernard Whitman will be vice president of interpretation and working with her will be program chairman mrs. Ralph Lindsey and communications chairman mrs. Ray Crosier. Vice president of missions is mrs. George Delaney and in this department mrs. Maynard Overlook will serve As chairman of special interest missionaries and mrs. Marietta Ward will head up White Cross activity. Mrs. Robert Peckham is the new vice president of Christian social relations and mrs. Grace Reed As chairman of the love gift. Other officers include mrs. Carl Jolivette As vice president of leadership development and in this area the chairman of spiritual growth will be mrs. Alfred Scott and the chairman of literature mrs. James Williamson or. Other officers installed at tuesdays meeting were mrs. Edith Burns Secretary mrs. Alex Thomson treasurer mrs. John Cook chairman of the refreshment committee and mrs. Edwin Austin Sunshine committee. Mrs. Edward Lusignan was in charge of installation ceremonies. The next activity on the Calendar for the Fellowship will be the annual father and son banquet scheduled for feb. 7 at 6 30 . In the Church social rooms. Falls officer promoted to hunk of major Albany . A capt. James j. Kenney of 14 Barton ave., Hoosick Falls has been promoted to the rank of major in the new York army National guard it was announced today by mar. General a. C. O Hara chief of staff to the governor. Mar. Kenney a career officer in the new York state division of military and naval affairs is administrative assistant to the fiscal officer of the division. He also serves As an officer in the selective service Section of the National guard Here. A Veteran of More than 23 years service he began his military career when he joined co. A 2nd regiment of the new York guard in August 1943. Two years later he enlisted in the . Navy and served on Active duty in various assignments. He was discharged As a Yeoman 3.c. After two years of Active duty in october 1947. Four Days after his Navy discharge he reenlisted in the new York National guard in co. A 105th infantry and served in All enlisted ranks from private to first sergeant. Commissioned a second lieutenant in february 1954, he became a member of the selective service station in Albany and has remained with that organization As an officer in addition to his full time duties in the division of military and naval affairs. His decorations and awards include world War ii Victory armed forces Reserve new York state 20 year Long and faithful service nys duty in Aid to civil authority nys recruiting medals and the nys service ribbon. Manchester Walter r. Hard has returned to his Home in the Village following hospitalization in Bennington. Selectmen at their meeting this week voted to put Justice fires in the selectmen s account in the future rather than in the parking meter account which has been the practice for the past two years. The Rev. James b. Murray of St. Paul s Church has been instrumental in the printing of a brochure which the Church has distributed to inns and motels in the area. The brochure gives the time of protestant Catholic and jewish services and names and Telephone numbers of local clergy. Stephen Bresko superintendent of the Village Highway dept., underwent surgery thursday morning at Putnam memorial Hospital. Charlestown Mill store a sweaters for the entire family we also have a selection of 49< la. Hand i eked Rug rags 29< la. As it comes daily 9 . To 9 . Sun. To to 124 North Bennington Rood Nylon Fishman s �?�451 main Street be dramatic decorator solid colors = t Quot hostess Quot blankets i a outstanding buy in warm rom fort. Super soft blend of 75/, a a Rayon 25% acrylic in Blue a beige Geranium Gold Fern no Green White

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