Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Jul 22 1965, Page 9

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 22, 1965, Bennington, Vermont I Mer go Ticy Contin Pownal a emergency conditions still exist at the Pownal Reservoir despite the fact it is a Little More than half full the Murray Lewis family proprietors of the Reservoir said wednesday. The lewites have asked local residents to limit their use of water to Only absolutely necessary purposes. Capacity of the Reservoir has been estimated at an approximate 100,000 Gallons. George Bishop of East Pownal who is drilling a Well at the site reached a depth of 113 it. Tuesday striking a Small vein however he believes it will be necessary to continue drilling to about 200 it. Or More before any volume is reached. Mrs. Lewis said wednesday that about 55 Bills Are issued to property owners although actually More than 75 families Are served. Even though there has been an increase of mob lehome residents the Reservoir owner said there is no appreciable difference in water use from last year and attributes the present shortage to the general drought conditions existing in this part of the country. Antiques fair benefits Dorset Library it4r Mary Carter stars with a red Carmichael this weekend is the caravan theatre pre Lents Monte Doyle a Quot signpost o murder at the Dorset play Inuse. Past commander Albert Kent Manchester Post honors past commander Manchester a testimonial dinner in Honor of Albert Kent past commander of Harned Fow Ler Post no. 6471, vow was held saturday night in the club rooms of the Post. Commander Lynn Averill was master of ceremonies at the occasion which was attended by about 125 members and guests. Kent was selected Captain of the All state commanders team at the $4th annual convention of the department of Vermont vow held in Brattleboro last month. Gifts a purse and a picture from the Public relations officer of the Post were presented to Kent. District commander Warren Johnson offered a prayer and department chaplain John West gave the Benediction. Among those attending were department commander Sable Morris and his wife or. And mrs. Ernest costs from the Bennington Post and the parents of the guest of Honor As Well As some of the members of his family. A Turkey dinner was served by the Kitchen committee headed by John West. The Dave Brooks Trio entertained at dinner and for dancing fast Success Hollywood u Pic a the sound of music Quot soundtrack album achieved a Gold record Quot status in record time becoming a million Dollar seller within two weeks of its release. Dorset a a Well organized plan of action is credited for the Success of saturdays Antiques fair on the Village Green for the Benefit of the Dorset Library. Under the co chairmanship of mrs. Elam Miller and mrs. T. Wylie Kinney men women and children of the Community reported for duty rolled up their sleeves and went to work together. In the very Early morning station wagons of 83 Antiques dealers from All Over the Northeast Drew into place along both sides of the Village Green and began to display a variety of wares for All tastes from Queen Ann to Campaign buttons. Friends of the Library brought Antiques for Sale on commissions turned Over to the fund. Hundreds of cars were parked without confusion by Volunteer Crews. Customers a one from As far away As California a began to Stream by the ticket Booths. The Dorset fire truck was drawn up in readiness for emergencies and members of the Volunteer auxiliary state police directed traffic. Uniformed boy scouts did their Good deeds for the Day As they conscientiously speared any stray bits of paper and carried them off in litter bags. Women of the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert served a sit Down meal in the Church vestry for those both hungry and weary. Mid Way Down the Green Rose a Haze of Blue smoke and the tantalizing smell of cooking hamburgers. Around and around the Green went the gleaming old Rolls Royce its 40-year-old motor proudly purring and delighted children shouting from its Tonneau. As a few sprinkles of rain began to fall just before closing time a departing customer a Popsicle in one hand and a Hitchcock chair in the other offered a typical comment on the Fine Day he had. Dealers packing up to leave expressed thanks for the facilities and courtesies extended to them. One even left a personal contribution from his profits and to Volunteer workers committees and patrons the Board of trustees of the on the Green the Village Green at Dorset was a hubbub of activity saturday As hundreds turned out for an Antiques fair to Benefit the Dorset Library. Mrs. Elam Miller and mrs. T. Wylie Kinney were co chairmen of the event which Drew 83 Antiques dealers to the area. Hawkes Library expressed thanks. Proceeds of the fair will be used toward pressing needs of the Library such As replacement of its 38-year-old heating system. Church goers Early sunday expressed Surprise to find the Village Green looking immaculate and untouched despite All saturday s activities a the final touch of organization which had made the fair so successful. Mi1 it Guildford England up a mrs. Susie Sayers was fined to pounds monday for attacking a bartender at a tar in which her Husland was having a quiet Beer contrary to doctor s orders. She told the court she was Only trying to help her husband. Manchester listers we Gin property appraisal bourse Manchester a representative of the state tax department Edward Handley District advisor for Bennington county met with listers at the town office Here wednesday to begin whim Creek old Home Day Jones left director of the White Creek Home Day Art f Estival talks with Wilfred Robertson a Nephew of grandma Moses who will be among exhibitors at the aug. I event. Jones is looking Over three of the paintings Robertson will exhibit at the show. Jones Cran i a Moses Kin to exhibit aug. I at it bite reek s annual Home Day a two week course of instruction in the new state approved method of properly appraisal voted in by Manchester taxpayers at their last town meeting. All properties in town Are to be evaluated Between now and april i 1967, and new appraisals will be entered in the town books All at one time at the completion of the Survey. Purpose of the re valuation Handley said is to be bring about equalization of assessments under the new state appraisal system. Generally speaking he said one third of the properties Are lowered one third Are raised and one third remain the same. Although revaluation will a no doubt Quot mean a raise in the grand list Handley said it will also result in a lower tax rate. Handley and the listers will begin physical inspection of residential properties North of town on . 7 around aug. 2 and will whenever possible advise property owners beforehand of their visit. Walter Clemons chairman of the Board said listers would attempt to concentrate on appraising summer Homes during the next few months when they Are usually open. A we will do the Best Job possible but no matter what we will be criticized. That a Only human nature Quot Clemons said. Approximately 25 towns have approved the new system Handley said with Many More expected to do so in the near future. Beneficiary Dorset Village Public Library founded in 1879, will Benefit from a Community project an Antiques fair which was held All Day saturday on the Village Green one planned renovation for the Library is replacement of a 38-year old heating system. Miss Katherine i. Child is librarian. Haw Kes Luggage special 3 pcs. 3 sizes 16�?� vanity 20�?� overbite 24�?� tourist All -95 3 for weekly Fienberg 447 main St. Bennington it. Visit our Yard goods Percale remnants i to to Yard lengths 34< hard Pownal water hamburgers to Hitchcock hairs White Creek . A a Nephew of grandma Moses Wilfred Robertson of re Eagle Bridge who began painting 25 years ago at the Behest of his famous artist aunt about the same time that the famous primitive Painter herself began painting will be among the 50 or More exhibitors at the annual outdoor Art festival on the Lawn of the be Rrnald Church aug. I As a feature of White Creek s annual old Home Day. Robertson has been an exhibitor at the White Creek Art Dorset society names trustee Dorset James a Beebe of East Dorset town manager was elected a trustee of the Dorset historical society at a Board meeting july 12 at Dorset Village Library. Alfred Gilbert was appointed chairman of the building committee. Other members of the committee Are Codman Hislop and mrs. William Burns. The society will hear Jessica Bond speak on a Wall stencils in Early american houses Quot at its next meeting aug. 31. Receipt of a brass Kettle for its collection from mrs. Rose Kent was announced by the Board. Festival since its inception seven years ago and has sold several of the paintings he has so far exhibited. Although he paints in the primitive manner characteristic of his famous relative his style is distinctly his own so much so that unsigned examples Are easily identified As his work. As in past years the Art exhibition is under the direction of j. Geoffrey Jones White Creek artist and founder of the show. All artists regardless of the medium in which they work Are invited to participate. Artists desiring to take part should have their work at Jermain Church before la . On the Day of the show. There is no registration fee. If further information is wanted artists can Call Jones at his Home phone 518-686-7114. Manchester Jackie Breen 362-2239 miss Kathleen Powers of Manchester Center pleaded nolo by waiver to a violation of the Law of the Road in municipal court in Rutland and was penalized $25.10. Miss Powers was charged with failure to Stop for a Stop sign july 3 in Pawlet travelling through an intersection of Vermont 30, striking a Power pole and rolling Over. 50 0/oqff going out of business e very thing. Half Pricer children a Bazaar Quot who a taking the step that could step up employment a who is doing some by i i i Tion of self help and local Adion to bunnies and to train p answer. American r and towns across the count Ai new step to boost employment i manufacturers has launched called step solutions to i mph a searching America to find pin ii. More jobs and to fit people to i Ltd my Pear As verified Case studies flu it and communities without Cid lean Trade Job oppor Htun tics Quot for More information write citation of manufacturers. 2 Park Avenue new York 10017. Is 349 main St. Bennington Ani individual cities Industry is taking a tonal association of action wide program problems. S i up is Essul ways to find jobs. Its findings a Iff cred to companies National Asso n i la / Bennington Banner thursday july 22, 1965-9

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