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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 30, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8 a Bennington Banner saturday july 30, 1966 work begins to rebuild historic inn at Dartmouth Hanover . A rebuilding of portions of the historic old Hanover inn at Dartmouth College began this week. Richard w. Olmsted business manager of the College which owns the inn said that the Jack gov t Bond sales increase in Vermont Burlington a sales of series e and h Bonds during june were $454,137, 15 $75,043 Over the same month a year ago it was announced by Thomas w. Eddy Vermont savings Bonds director. Savings Bond sales in Vermont so far this year amount to $2,730,074, an increase of $279,139 Over the period january through june last year. Eddy reminded residents of the state that . Savings Bonds issued on and after dec. I 1965 earn 4.15 per cent interest compounded semiannually when held to maturity and that older series e and h Bonds issued before that Date automatically earn a higher rate of interest for the remaining period to next maturity. Son construction co., of Newton upper Falls mass., had submitted the Best bid and had been awarded the construction contract of approximately $1,400,-000. The plans developed by William Tabler new York architect who specialized in hotel construction Call for razing the West Wing of the inn. Built in 1888, it contained 29 guest rooms the lobby Coffee shop lounge cocktail bar offices and a gift shop. When completed probably in the fall of 1967, the new West Wing will contain 56 rooms three function rooms and All the other facilities of the old Structure. It will also have a 31-car underground parking garage. The inn s East Wing which contains the dining room Kitchen and 48 guest rooms will remain and continue to serve visitors to the Hanover area during the construction period. In addition the recently completed Hanover inn motor Lodge nearby will be available. Olmsted said that the plans for the new Wing will closely match the red Brick and White trim exterior of the East Wing architecturally. The Interior of the Public areas will also be in keep Long with the atmosphere of a new England inn. The present Hanover inn and its predecessors on the Corner of re roof our urn roofing of All types easy terms is Pratt St. Phone 442-2317 Monument roofing amp Sheet Metal co. Bennington urn Eyma Gerald e. Morrissey inc. General contract engineering commercial residential Industrial 3 12 Beech St. Phone 2-5701 or 2-2321 Bennington v t. Wheelock and main streets have been a North country landmark since 1782, just 13 years after. Dartmouth was chartered. Dartmouth s first Steward capt. Ebenezer Brewster converted his Home on that site into a hotel Brewster s tavern in 1782. The tavern was moved in 1813 and the Dartmouth hotel was built there. It burned to the ground in 1887 in a fire that demolished the entire Side of Hanover s main Street. The College assumed ownership of the site and in 1888 built the present East Wing. It was named the Wheelock hotel and was remodeler and renamed the Hanover inn in 1902. The newer East Wing was completed in 1923. Over the years the inn has housed thousands of alumni visiting scholars casual visitors and Many other dignitaries who have come to Dartmouth for major College events according to James t. Mcfate inn manager and current president of the american hotel and Motel Assn. Quot last year Quot Mcfate said Quot we served 232,231 meals had 2,302 alumni registered had state groups conventions foliage Tours and a booked to capacity season from june i to october 14.&Quot the inn s spacious front porch which commands a View of the College Green and the colleges historic buildings has been retained by the architect. Viewing the change of classes the intramural sports and other activities from the inn porch has become a Dartmouth tradition. Navy swears in Power As officer candidate new York . A James i. Power has been sworn into the Navy s aviation officer candidate program at the naval air station new York by capt. C. G. Hathaway executive officer. The son of or. And mrs. John f. Power 580 Park ave., new York City and Arlington vt., Power is a graduate of Boston College. His acceptance into the flight training program Calls for 18 months of combined classroom and flight training in the Navy s latest aircraft trainers at Pensacola Fla. The course includes four months advanced flight training. Upon completion of pre flight training he will be commissioned Ensign. At the completion of his 18 months of training he will receive the Quot Navy wings of Gold Quot of a naval aviator. Power will then be assigned to a unit of the Navy s operating forces for three and a half years As a Navy Pilot. Discover the pleasure of cooking outdoors on your own fireplace built of Good looking serviceable Concrete Block your own outdoor fireplace can be the focal Point for Many Happy hours spent with family and friends. Tempting tasty food cooked and served outdoors has an Appeal to Young and old. A Yard or Garden need _ not be Large to set off a fireplace and it s surprising of easy and economical they Are to build. Easy to build variety of styles inexpensive easy to maintain for further information come in or Call. Morse c amp b Block inc. Shaftsbury Road dial 442-2260 Bennington it. A reunion of the Bentley family was hold sunday at hapgood Pond in Peru. Thirty eight persons attended. Gordon Bentley of Manchester was the oldest member there and Lynn Marie Wade daughter of or. And mrs. Floyd Wade of Dorset and granddaughter of or. And mrs. Gordon Bentley was the youngest. Members of the family from Hartford conn., Arlington Sun Derland Dorset Bennington and Manchester attended. Or. And mrs. Louis Perry of Yorktown Heights . Have been visiting at the Home of mrs. Perry s sister and brother in Law or. And mrs. Henry r. Cherbonneau. The perrys came to Manchester for the funeral of mrs. Harvey Rickard who was mrs. Perry s aunt. Or. And mrs. Earl Russell Are in Milford conn., having been called there because of illness in the family. Or. And mrs. Frank Squires who have been living in the Henry Cherbonneau apartment in Manchester depot have moved into their new Home. Donna Tuttle and Dulce Bon Gartz Are visiting Donna s sister miss Cheryl Tuttle in Boston. Union Carbide sales hit highest level this year Merrill a. Mundell or. New Engineer now with Cadiz firm a new Engineer has been and t de to his staff it has been announced by Daniel g. Cadiz Bennington consulting Engineer. He is Merrill a. Mundelljr., a native vermonter who came originally from South Newfane. A graduate of northeastern University he majored in sanitary engineering. Mundell has had a variety of experience in the engineering Field. Most recently he worked with the e. H. Porter construction company of Peabody mass., in developing a new Junior High school for nearby Chelmsford. He inspected construction and did layout and design work there. Previously he was employed by the state of Vermont Highway department during which time he did surveying As Well As construction inspection and soil testing. He and his wife Judy Are presently living or. North Bennington. Cadiz a consulting Engineer of some 20 years experience has been specializing in surveying mapping site development and construction layout work. The demand for these and Many other related civil engineering services has been such that he has found it necessary to retain Mundell with his additional specialities to provide even faster and better service than before he said. Manchester Chet is r p o hot sos 362 2073 or 375 2s4s new York a Union Carbide s first six months sales and earnings were at the highest Levels in the corporations history for any half year Birny Mason jr., chairman of the Board said today. First half sales Rose to a record $1,097,231,000. This was 9 per cent above 1965 first half sales of $1,002,084,000. Earnings for the first six months increased 15 per cent to $125,458,000, or $2.08 a share. For the same period last year the corporation earned $109,116,000 or $1.81 a share. Sales and earnings for the second Quarter were also at new highs continuing the succession of nine individual quarterly records. Second Quarter sales increased to $566,710,000. They were up 9 per cent Over 1965 second Quarter sales of $518,-304,000. Earnings for the period were $63,746,000, or $1.06 a share. This was a gain of la per cent Over the $57,340,000, or 95 cents a share earned in the 1965 period. Several factors contributed to these results Mason noted. The principal ones were the High level of the Economy relative Price stability attention to improved operating efficiencies and a significant increase in dividends received from foreign subsidiaries. Sales of All major product groups were Well above the first half of 1965. The percentage increases were approximately the same for each group except carbons for which the higher gain was due to a very heavy demand for batteries and electrodes. The following table gives a quarterly comparison of product group sales commenting on Union Carbide s business outside of the United states or. Mason said that Export sales continued Strong. Sales and earnings of the corporation s foreign subsidiaries and affiliates Are also encouraging and Are ahead of the results achieved in 1965. Mason stated that the High level of demand for Union Carbide s products has resulted in continued near capacity operations in Many product areas. This is True not Only of Basic Well established products but also of some of the corporation s newer products. Capacity for a Lyonal for example a chemical used in new permanent press fabrics is lagging far behind the demand but Between now and the end of the first Quarter next year it will be increased from 30 million to 180 million pounds per year. Similarly other product shortages Are being alleviated by additions to capacity and the expansion program is continuing at a level higher than that of 1965 both domestically and internationally. In addition to the fact that these new facilities will ease the capacity problems now in existence most of them incorporate improvements in process and design and Are expected to have a significant Impact on efficiencies costs and Quality of products. Union Carbide has several major expansion projects presently under construction in the United states or. Mason indicated. Among the new facilities Are two plants for producing ethylene a the starting material for hundreds of chemicals and plastics. Each Plant will have a capacity of Over one billion pounds. More Home space without remodelling new York up a expensive Home remodelling Isnit the Only answer to the need for More storage space a guest room formal dining area or even a basement playroom. If because of budget landlord or whatever improving via structural changes seems out of the question take a fresh look at the problem. Textiles and imagination often will provide the answer according Toth decorating experts at be aunt corp., a producer of textiles and fibres. If one of the objectives is to create storage space for instance be aunt recommends a fresh look at window seats. A relatively inexpensive Chest placed beneath a Bay or picture window can add valuable storage a and seating space and be a decorative asset As Well if the lid is upholstered to match draperies and a few decorative pillows added. Closet space can be created either Side of a window with simple framing removable of necessary for shelves or clothes pole. Drapes Hung from traverse Selling rods will cover this space and at the same time add luxury to the window treatment. A similar arrangement can create an attractive Niche for bed or studio Couch or perhaps for a desk to create a Home office. Attractive window blinds Are another possibility for shielding such storage space attractively. Be aunt suggests that imaginative use of draperies can overcome the Lack of a guest room one of the most needed Home improvement projects. The secret is in curved traverse rods. Take for example a family room. Be aunt recommends grouping the furniture in such a Way that a studio bed with a Side table or two is in the area opposite a couple of easy chairs and Coffee table. Attach a traverse rack to the Selling which will guide draperies across the windows and then curve away from the Wall so As to extend across the room about three feet from the studio bed. Select a luxurious drapery fabric which also can be used As an accent Wall covering. Apply the fabric to the Wall behind the studio sofa and hang draperies that can be drawn to close off what has now become a sleeping area. Because the drapery fabric matches that of the Wall behind it the sleeping Alcove can be closed or opened without changing the visual effect of the room. Be aunt says draperies also can be used to create a formal dining room in Homes where this would normally be done by building an Extension. They Are used to separate the dining area basically within the Kitchen from the food preparation area. The trick to making this effective is to line the draperies which should match decor of the living room or other nearest room with a fabric which matches the Kitchen curtains or complements the Kitchen wallpaper. With the drapes drawn the dining Side becomes Esther locally a part of the formal area without introducing a clashing pattern to the Kitchen itself. While a finished basement generally isl a major undertaking there Are effective ways to utilize a dry basement. A sturdy fabric should be quilted so that it can be used As a Wall covering. Cover Concrete Walls with flooring paper. Place horizontal furring strips along the Wall at Bottom top and half Way up. Stretch fabric across strips. The same fabric can be wrapped around columns. The Selling should be finished with acoustic tile and Felt paper under Nylon carpeting will serve satisfactorily to hide a Concrete floor. I i t k a a we v a. A a % i it 1 jct for information Call. A. J. Dewey amp sons inc lumber amp building materials Mckinley St. A Bennington a 4426516 red Cedar shakes had a Good look at your roof lately it May be time for a change of so we suggest that you give serious consideration to hand split red Cedar shake. Its not Only the most distinctive looking roof you can put on a House its the most durable. Maintenance of a shake roof is practically nil and it will give you plenty of return in Insulat Ion value. No Shaft Lions set Street fair George w. Buck Burk of v or at is 40th anniversary in i Liisu ran re work George w. Buck president and treasurer of the w. H. Wills insurance Agency inc. Of 116 South Street this month celebrated 40 years in the insurance business 12 years As an employee of the Aetna life and casualty and 28 years As an agent with the wills Agency. Buck graduated from Dartmouth College in 1926 after which he was special agent in the Boston Bond department of Aetna life and casualty to december 1936 at which time he was appointed superintendent of the Bond department in Providence r.i., where he served until february 1938. At that time he joined former Vermont governor William h. Wills in the Agency. Buck is a past president of the Vermont association of insurance agents and former state National director. He is president of the Bennington co operative savings and loan association and a director of the county National Bank. On the occasion of his 40 anniversary Buck was entertained at the four chimneys by t. L. Snow general manager of the Springfield Massachusetts office of the Aetna life and casualty. Among those attending to Honor or. Buck on this occasion were Jack l. Garrison manager of the Agency department Harvey p. Goodchild Agency supervisor of Vermont and Peter r. Donavan and Robert Hayes of the wills Agency. North Bennington a Carl Hess and Charles Batease co chairmen of the no Shaft Lions Street fair scheduled for aug. La 12 and 13, said today they expect to be Able to hold the carnival in the Railroad station Yard on main Street. Although the new Piggy Back Spur and ramp have recently been built there the ingenious Lions plan to set up their Booths around it. Already planned for the fair Are a variety of games and rides food and the usual surprises. They again will have the hot buttered Corn that proved so popular last year. The no Shaft Lions Are a talented group but a Little weak in the baking and knitting department so they have deferred to the ladies to plan a food Sale. Mrs. Carl Hess who will head up the Sale has announced that the Booth will also sell handcrafted articles. The Lions will appreciate any donations of handmade items that residents care to donate. Those so minded Are asked to Call mrs. Hess. Teen agers in the Lions family will do their bit by hawking peanuts Popcorn and other goodies. Five Day forecast Boston up a new eng and temperatures during the next five Days saturday through wednesday will average near the seasonal Normal except up to 6 degrees above the seasonal Normal in Vermont. The . Weather Bureau said today it will be warm throughout the period except cooler tuesday. Some normals for the forecast period Are Boston 75 Worcester 71 Nantucket 69 Providence r.i., 73 Concord ., 70 Burlington vt., 71 and in Maine Portland 69 Eastport 63 Greenville 66 and Caribou 66. At Boston the Normal maximum temperature during the period is 83 and the Normal minimum is 67. Precipitation during the period will average up to .2 of an Inch in showers tuesday officials said. Pine and Maple ladder Back chairs a rom $12.95 Bellemare amp sons i 13 North Bennington Road dial 2-6009 i Hsu Ute primed siding proved performance for builders and buyers of. 500,000 Homes my by it a a. A proved. For outstanding performance proved. For a paint ability proved. For cleaner drier sidewalls Quot shop tuttles for sound values 113 depot St. Dial 2-6343 Bennington

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