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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 23, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 10-Bennington Banner tuesday july 23, 1963 recreational plan decision postponed by commission continued from Page i a Green belts Between Industrial properties on its Western Boundary and residential property on its Northern and Eastern boundaries. Among the recreation facilities which the report sees economically feasible Are picnic areas game courts athletic planning unit names Burdis the firm of John c. Burdis associates of Albany ., was chosen by Bennington a regional planning commission last night to serve As a professional planning consultant. Burdist firm was one of three whose representatives were interviewed by the commission. The others were Ebasco services inc. Of new York City and . Lord Wood associates of Hartford Conn. Planning commissioners estimated the fees of All three firms at Between $25,000 and $30,000. About one third of the fee a payable Over a two year period a would be paid by the town and the remainder under a special Aid program from the Federal government. Commission chairman t. Garry Buckley appointed a committee of Oscar c. Feinberg of 332 Elm St., Lawrence f. Powers of North Bennington and Arthur e. Wickenden of North Bennington to consult Bennington selectmen on securing town financial participation. The appropriation would have to be approved by taxpayers at a special town meeting called by selectmen. Commission members voted unanimously to select Burdis. Loyal Nash of old Bennington told the Board he thought Burdis would be More aware of the towns Highway problem because he lives and has worked in the Albany area. F. Ellwood Allen a partner in the Allen organization local Park and recreation area planners urged the selection of Burdis because he said Burdis had worked previously with the Vermont Highway commission and would be Best equipped to Deal with local Highway problems. Allen disqualified himself when a vote was taken however because he had served As a consultant to Burdis in the past. 300 have joined swim classes at a a a Pool almost 300 youngsters enrolled in swimming classes at the Myca Pool during the first four weeks of instruction according to Thomas Butterfield head life guard and swimming instructor at the Pool. Butterfield said that during the first two of three 2-week instruction sessions there were 187 beginners. 24 advanced beginners 44 intermediates 25 swimmers 8 Junior life savers and 9 senior life savers a a total of 297 youngsters. A a number of those who received instruction during the first two weeks and then went away on a family vacation Are Back again for the final two week period a Butterfield noted. A by a officials announced that a Brief demonstration by each of the different classes will be a part of the Myca water carnival program to be presented aug. 3. The demonstrations will give parents and the Public a Chance to see first hand what goes on during the course of instruction. Fields a skating Pond a beginners ski slope a swimming Pool and a Par-3 Golf course. The planning commission committees report expressed reservations about the location of the property which it called a somewhat removed from the towns population centers and suggested that some of the recreational facilities proposed by the Allen report a might not be f. Ellwood Allen who said he was speaking As a planning commission member and not As a representative of the Allen organization took exception to the committees recommendations. A it would be too bad a Allen declared a to turn Down our first Opportunity to have a Public he estimated it would be at least two years before a master plan can be developed and that the Bennington area would have no Park in the meantime. A if we re forced to buy land later a he said a the chances of getting a Park Are very memorial Park in Brattleboro Allen noted is farther from the City Scenter of population than the town farm property Here. Most of the Brattleboro Parks facilities according to Alit were donated by private Organ nations. Fienberg replied that the committee Felt a Bennington Highway bypass might be built through the Center of the property in which Case All efforts to create a Park would have been in vain. He suggested waiting until the bypass route has been definitely established before proceeding with plans for the Park. After the discussion commission members voted to table the report until three absent members a Robert e. Cummings jr., Lawrence f. Powers and Thomas Foster a have had an Opportunity to study it and voice their opinions. In other action Buckley appointed Allen Nash and Hagerman to a Post office committee which will consult postal officials on Sites being considered for a proposed new Post office. Allen suggested the postal department might be requested to postpone a final Choice of site until the commissions master plan has been completed. Rot int Ioury reopens los summer session Bennington county court reconvened its summer session in Manchester monday withdrawing of a jury for the Case of Walter and Silas Harrington is. Hans f. And Dora o. Gaye. The Case involves a dispute Over lot lines in Shaftsbury. This morning the jury went to Shaftsbury to View the disputed property. George h. Plumb Bennington county court clerk expects the trial to continue through wednesday. The next Case on the docket is Paul h. And Helen v. Connors is. The state Highway Board. Hospital notes monday iss ions july 22 Milton Harrington jr., Edgar Harrington Walter Parmenter mrs. Mary Green Bennington mrs. Elizabeth Matthews North Bennington Judith Burns Hoosick Falls Mrs. Wietske Weigel Arlington. Discharges mrs. Betty Jones East Arlington Louis Burdick mrs. Clarice Harris and son North Pownal. A Down East Here we come the 13 members of the Cain and Pollitt families detained in Bennington after their car fell 25 feet off a Bridge monday morning pose before resuming their journey to Maine this morning. Back Row. From left Raymond Pollitt 5 Diane Pollitt 8 Shirley Cain. 7 Debby Pollitt 9, and in her arms Michael Pollitt eight months and Ralph Pollitt to. Front Row from left Dickie Pollitt 6 Fay Cain 3 Kitten Cain 5 Sissy Cain 6 and Kathy Pollitt 3. The group was heading to the Pine tree state from Dayton ky., when the Accident occurred tired though not seriously injured several of the was on the Woodford Road. Somewhat Bat children appear camera shy. Befriended by Hospital 2 mothers la children on Way to Maine again two mothers and their la children All passengers in a car which dropped 25 feet from a Bridge on Vermont 9 four Miles West of Bennington monday were discharged from Putnam memorial Hospital at 10 30 this morning to continue their journey from Dayton ky., to Madison Maine. Mrs. Juanita w. Cain 26, still a bit shaken but eager to continue her trip a Down East a Felt grateful that Only minor injuries were inflicted on her family of five youths. Travelling with mrs. Cain was mrs. Betty Jane Pollitt and her seven children. A problem to where the arose last night As two families could be housed. Charles j. Dewey a Woodford selectmen attempted to find lodging for the family with the red crosses cooperation but found no one willing to take so Many children. The Only logical place to keep the clan seemed to be the Hospital and All 13 spent the night in the hospitals paediatric Ward. Hospital employees and construction workers doing Road repairs on the hospitals driveway collected $43 for the family Hospital authorities report because a anyone who encounters so much trouble deserves a relatives of the Cains and pollitts came Down from Madison Maine in two cars to take the families on to Maine. Benning Iton area obituaries summer specials Polaroid cameras pictures in to seconds Low prices easy terms Fienberg a 447 Mair St. Bennington it. Wanted immediately buyer for Small established business books shown to interested party write Box Quot go Bennington Banner Bennington it. Miss Johanna Hogan miss Johanna Josie Hogan 92, of 146 Dewey St., life Long resident of Bennington died monday afternoon after a Long period of frail health. She had remained Active in the operation of the Hogan neighbourhood grocery store at the Corner of Elm and Dewey streets until seven years ago. She was born in Bennington nov. 25, 1870, the daughter of James and Ellen of Donnell Hogan. She had received her education at the Academy in old Bennington. For 35 years miss Hogan served As a clerk in Drysdale department store. Leaving her duties there she joined her brother John f. Hogan in operating the grocery store. Following his death she was assisted by other members of the family. She had catered to children not Only in the grocery store but previously at Drysdale a. She had made a Host of friends through her Long association in both business places. Miss Hogan was a communicant of St. Francis de sales Church and belonged to the altar Rosary society of that Church. She leaves two nephews Francis j. Hogan and James h. Hogan of Bennington two nieces mrs. William c. Mary a Sennett of Bennington and mrs. A. Donald Elizabeth a of Brien of Troy Grand nephews Francis j. Hogan or. Of Delray Fla. Denis g. Of Brien of Troy Gerald p. Sennett and Edward j. Sennett of Bennington a grand Niece miss Kathleen s. Hogan of new York City a sister in Law mrs. William p. Hogan of Bennington also cousins. The funeral will be held at 8 30 . Thursday with a prayer at Mahar amp son funeral Home and inst. Francis de sales Church at 9 when a requiem High mass will be offered. Burial will be in the family lot in Park Lawn cemetery. There will be recitation of the Rosary at 8 . Wednesday at the funeral Home. Friends May Call at the funeral Home today from 7 to 9 . And wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . Mrs. Joseph e. Paulin Shaftsbury a mrs. A. Blanche Paulin 67, Long time resident Here died Early this morning at Putnam memorial Hospital. She was born in Shaftsbury june 5, 1896, the daughter of Martin h. And Jennie Harrington Coulter. She was the wife of Joseph e. Paulin. Mrs. Paulin had received her schooling in Shaftsbury and at Bennington High school. She was employed in Pittsfield mass., and was married to Ralph Herrick of Pittsfield. To this Union were born four daughters All of whom survive mrs. Almon Ruth Weth Erell of Shaftsbury mrs. Joseph Ardella Morin of Shaftsbury mrs. Clarence Marion Carna Gey of Springfield to. And mrs. Gerald Beatrice Mattison of Shaftsbury. Following or. Herrick a death in february 1930, she was married to Joseph e. Paulin in March 1932. A son Arthur of Shaftsbury born to this marriage also survives. Mrs. Paulin had been employed at Pauline a garage in Shaftsbury where she was a bookkeeper and did general office work. She had also been employed As a Sander at Eagle Square mfg. Co. Other survivors include two Brothers Harry Coulter of North Bennington and Raymond Coulter of Pownal a sister mrs. Edwin Herrick or. Of Williamstown mass. La grandchildren two great grandchildren several nieces and nephews. Friends May Call at Hanson Walbridge funeral Home tonight from 7 to 9 and wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . Funeral services will be at la . Thursday at the funeral Home. Burial will be in grand View cemetery North Bennington. Contributions May be made to the Vermont heart fund through the Hanson Walbridge office. Mrs. John h Reynolds mrs. John w. Reynolds 76, the former Hattie Mooers and a Long time resident of Bennington died monday at her Home on pleasant Street after a Long illness. She was born in Lubec Maine oct. 5, 1886, the daughter of Henry and Martha Taylor Mooers. She was married in bar Harbor Maine and lived in Proctor before moving to Bennington. Her employment Here had included the Cooper Needle co., the old Collar shop and the Catamount co. Mrs. Reynolds was a member of St. Peters episcopal Church and belonged to Branch i of St. Mary a Guild. She leaves a son h. Bradley Reynolds of Mechanicville A daughter mrs. Wallace Hall of Bennington a brother Joseph a. Mooers of Bangor Maine and a sister mrs. Carrie Rose of Monroe The funeral will be held at 2 . Thursday at Hanson Walbridge funeral Home with the Rev. Frederick b. Wolf St. Peters Church Rector officiating. Burial will be in Park Lawn cemetery. Friends May Call at the funeral Home today and wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . Elmer m. Brenenstuhl Potter Hill a Elmer m. Brenenstuhl 67, retired Farmer and brother of mrs. Samual a. Patterson of Aiken s.c., formerly of Bennington died sunday at his Home Here after a Long illness. He was born in Pittstown ., and had resided most of his life in Potter Hill. A Veteran of world War i he served with the american expeditionary Force in England and France and was a member of Hoosick Post 40, american legion. He leaves a son Omer Brenenstuhl of Potter Hill a daughter mrs. Everett Perry of White Creek Two Brothers George of Boyntonville and Louis of Maitland Fla. Another sister is. Clark Brownell of Johnson Ville Ren. . And four grandchild the funeral will be at 2 . Wednesday at the Howard s. Tate amp sons funeral Home in Raymer town With the Rev. Anton Beza Potter Hill methodist Church pastor officiating. Interment will be at Maple Grove cemetery Hoosick Falls. Robert Nolan Sandgate Robert c. Nolan a technical specifications writer for general precision aerospace division gel in new Jersey died unexpectedly monday night at his summer Home Here. The Nolan had been coming to Sandgate for the past three Summers. A native of new York City he would have been 42 years old aug. 15. He was a son of Robert c. And Josephine Mooney Nolan. His education had been received at St. Joseph grammar school and St. Annex a Academy in the Bronx and he attended Columbia University for three years. During world War ii he was a radar technician attached to the . Air Force. Most of his life had been spent in new York City and Maywood. N.j., where he moved la years ago. He was a member of veterans of foreign wars Post 7408, of which he was adjutant Maywood . And also of our lady Queen of peace Church in Maywood. He married the former Geraldine Cheney on Jan. La 1948. He leaves his wife a daughter Margaret Ann his Mother mrs Josephine Nolan of Maywood one sister mrs. John Bydook of Riverdale . Two Brothers Luke Nolan of Kensington md., and Edward Nolan of Atlanta a. Services Are being tentatively set by the Trinka funeral Home in Maywood for Friday morning. Hanson Walbridge funeral Home of Arlington is making the Transfer. Mrs James Waddell Hoosick Falls A mrs. Maude e. Waddell 76, widow of James Waddell died at Hoosick Falls health Center sunday after a Long illness. Born in White Creek she had lived in Hoosick Falls most of her life an since the death of her husband in 1952, had resided with her daughter mrs. Elizabeth Busby 171 main St., Hoosick Falls. She also leaves a son James n. Waddell of Binghamton and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 . Wednesday at the Edward f. Mcguire funeral Home 45 Wilder ave., Hoosick Falls with the Rev. Wesley p. Miles pastor of first United Church officiating. Interment will be in Maple Grove cemetery Hoosick Falls. Union directors Ayres examine Sprague Plant use As a school pub to air pipeline plan Burlington a the Public service Board was set to hold a hearing today on a petition by Vermont Gas systems inc. For permission to operate a natural Gas pipeline in Vermont but a newly formed group plans to ask the pub to hold up its decision. The new group is the cambrian corp. Of Rutland which disclosed yesterday plans to try to find natural Gas or Oil deposits in Franklin and grand Isle counties. Cambrian headed by James s. Abatiell of Rutland sought permission yesterday from the state natural Gas amp Oil resources Board to sink exploratory Wells Northern counties. Abatiell said his group will testify before the pub today three members of the it. Anthony Union school Board took a Brief tour monday of the portion of the former Holden and Leonard Woolen Mill on be Mont Avenue owned and occupied by the Sprague electric co. The inspection was made to evaluate a proposal by col. Fairfax Ayres of Shaftsbury that the former Mill be purchased and converted to a Union High school. Ayres accompanied the group outlining some of his ideas for the conversion. Hosting the group was Harold f. White Plant manager of Spragues Bennington operation. He told Ayres and the directors that Sprague was not interested in Selling its portion of the Mill but was pleased to make the inspection possible As a Courtesy to Ayres a who had requested it a and to the Union school Board. He indicated that if the school Board should decide that the Mill could be used As a school then Sprague would not take a completely negative attitude about giving up its property. But he emphasized the company is not seeking a purchaser of the property and suggested consideration should be Given the contribution the company is making to the Community in its present location. The bulk of the company a 57,-000 Square feet of floor space is in the four Story portion of the 8 landowners to Appeal �?T63 tax appraisals eight Bennington property owners will Appeal their 1963 property tax assessments to the Board of civil authority at the boards hearing to begin at 7 . Wednesday in the town offices. Appeal to the Board constitutes the second stage of recourse to assessments set by town listers following a presentation of grievances to the listers themselves. Property owners not satisfied with the findings of the listers May then Appeal to the Board of civil authority. Filing notices that they will Appeal Are or. And mrs. William j. Congdon of 107 Oakes Street w. Arthur Grant of Mer son Street or. And mrs. Alden e. Harwood of Middle Pownal Road or. And mrs. Roger White of South Stream Road Fred d. Harwood of 129 Fillmore St., Floyd and Helena Rice of Pownal Road Basil r. Caslin of 200 Stark St. And the Vermont Gas corp. It Ater resources continued from Page i studies of water resources conducted by the Federal government As Well As several conducted by different state agencies Over the years. Carl e. Gordon of Lyndonville executive Secretary of the northeastern Vermont development association was named chairman of the water resources review panel. Hoff said that issues requiring action include proposals for a Victory Granby Reservoir the Gaysville Reservoir the Lake Champlain waterway and comprehensive planning and development of the Connecticut River Basin. A Vermont should have its own plan for the management and development of our important water resources a the governor said. A Only in this Way will we be Able to secure the future potential of these resources which Are of major concern to the people of Paul Guare coordinator of the various studies now going on said legislation resulting from the water resources study May be presented at next years special session. Slock .4 Cerates Dow junes Bache a co. Albany i . 30 industrials 692.063.82 20 railroads 166.64�? .42 15 utilities 137.714 55 composite average 249.24 .83 sales 1,440,000 style of the month for the latest coiffure try us today pe9th w Beauty shop phone 2-51 20 407 main St. Bennington Vermont closed mondays South Wing. Single Story production and office wings extend to the Southwest and Southeast. During the tour White told the directors that the construction of the Wing a Brick Walls with Interior wooden supports a is much the same As the rest of the former Woolen Mill. After viewing the Sprague facilities the group looked into the North Wing of the portion of the Mill owned by the be Mont papers division of the Dow chemical company. They did not sex reapportionment continued from Page i homa Case itself. It is his understanding that it was not a conflict of the Oklahoma Constitution with the . Constitution that brought the court order but rather the state legislature s inability a or unwillingness a to re apportion itself in line with population changes. A if the . Court acted As it did where there was no Basic conflict a Buckley said a think what it will do in Vermont Scase where in my View there is a very real conflict Between the state and Federal unusual about the Oklahoma Case Buckley said was the immediacy with which the Federal court ordered the change. A they ordered the change right now a Buckley said. A they did no to say the change would take effect if the legislature did no to act in six months or a year or a with All deliberate Speed a Buckley thought the Federal court might actually have gone beyond its authority in acting As it did but he also Felt the urgency of its decision underscored the court s attitude toward growing demands by Urban voters for More equal representation in what Are now frequently Rural dominated state Legislatures. In the Western state the decision gives City residents the louder voice in the legislature they had sought for 20 years. Legislators have Long ignored the provisions of the Oklahoma Constitution which called for reapportionment on a population basis each to years. The court decree is to remain in effect for the next to years a unless and until the legislature. Shall re apportion itself in accordance with the requirements of the equal Protection clause of the 14th amendment of the . Constitution. Bennington briefs or. And mrs. Frederick Bergen of Winston Salem n.c., have announced the birth sunday of a baby boy. Mrs. Bergen the former Judith Beach of Bennington is a graduate of Bennington High school and Bennington College. The boys grandmother is mrs. Elizabeth Beach of 910 main St. Vow auxiliary will hold its regular meeting at 8 tonight at the vow rooms on North Street. Or. And mrs. Diaries Kelley and four children have returned to their Home in Illinois after spending the weekend at the Home of or. And mrs. Donald Kelley of North Branch Street. Pirl Vinic locks London apr Call girl Marilyn Mandy Rice Davies told the jury in the Stephen Ward vice trial today that her lovers included former actor Douglas Fairbanks or. And Viscount Astor. The 18-year-old Blond associate of Christine Keeler took the stand on the second Day of the trial of the society Osteopath and artist Amine it thoroughly however because a watchman was not available to guide them. Directors making the inspection were Norman Stratton chairman and Barton Jenks of the boards building committee and Edma a. Riley who like Stratton is a new member on the Board. The building committee is expected to report its findings on the former Woolen Mill to the full Union Board at its meeting thursday. Inc May get rail problem continued from Page i his plan would delay a walkout by at least two years by obliging the railroads to submit the new work rules to the inc for Advance approval. The inc would be Given Power to Issue court enforced interim orders deciding each Point. The orders could remain in effect two years unless the parties reached an earlier agreement by voluntary bargaining. The Bill itself would expire after two years but the possibility of a further Extension is mentioned in the text. Although the effect would be government forced settlement for the duration of each order Wirtz argued that the final is for bargained agreements. In his 10-Page special message Kennedy said a unlike compulsory arbitration this method would preserve and prefer collective bargaining and give precedence to its the companies contend the new rules Are needed to Cut costs and adjust the Railroad Industry to automation by eliminating jobs the carriers say Are unnecessary and term Feather bedding. Hardest hit would be firemen on diesel freight trains. About 10,000 firemen s jobs would be eliminated at once and thousands More would be erased by attrition in the future. The firemen and their four Allied brotherhoods a the engineers the conductors and brakeman the switchman and the trainmen a have argued the jobs Are necessary for safety. The firemen switchman and trainmen unions Are Al Cio the two others Are Independent. The president was forced to Call for new legislation because he has exhausted his authority under existing Law to delay the strike any longer. He told the Congress that a strike could a topple the Economy into flying cd a selects a second meeting in As Many weeks of the newly organized it. Anthony flying club will be held at 8 . Thursday at the Airport. Last week temporary officers were elected to serve for three months. They Are president Walter e. Knights of 400 South St. Vice president and treasurer Conrad Hoffman of Marilyn Street and Secretary Philip p. Mckenna of South Stream Road. Purpose of the club according to a spokesman is to provide the advantages of private plane ownership on a practical basis to those interested in flying for pleasure experience or personal transportation but who do not Fly enough to justify individual ownership of a plane. The club is tentatively considering the Purchase of a Cross country Tri pacer. Anyone interested in further information about the club is invited to attend the meeting or to Contact knights at 442-9034. I wednesday Only local fresh Vermont Chicken breast or leg quarters la. Local fresh from Leake farm Golden yellow bananas.10 a Coupon spec a i granulated i i sugar 5 69< i Salem s Supik Market

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