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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 30, 1966, Bennington, Vermont New Power line a workmen subcontracted by the f. A. Tucker company of Rutland set a pole into place along an old Railroad right of Way near Bank Street this week As work progressed on a Central Vermont Public service corporation project to bring a new Power line into the cd pc sub station on Ben Mont Avenue. The line will Tapin Toan existing line near silk Road. Hamilton Telephone company reports year of exceptional growth Quot Boston a Quot new England Telephone company is having a year of exceptional growth a president Allen g. Barry said recently As a quarterly earnings report was announced. Quot this is a reflection of new England s Strong Economy today. The economic expansion is progressing at an excellent rate and its future looks healthy and full of Opportunity for further economic net income for the 12 months ended june 30, 1966, was $81.2 million compared with $75 million a year earlier. Earnings per share were$2.98 compared with $2.75 a year earlier. Quot in the second Quarter of this year a Barry said Quot customer orders for new and additional service continued to increase and the gains continued the accelerated Pace of the first Quarter. Quot our increase of 60,000 telephones was the highest Ever experienced during a second Quarter in the last 20 years. Quot Long distance calling was at a High level with the increase for the second Quarter at 11.2 per cent above the 1965 Barry said the increase in operating revenues for the 12 months ending june 30, 1966 is due principally to an increase of 5 per cent in the number of telephones in service and also to the 11.6 per cent increase in the number of toll messages. The increase in operating expenses he said is attributable principally to growth in the Busi Ness increased depreciation expense resulting from an increase in Telephone Plant and the effect of general wage increases during the period. Quot we expect a Barry said Quot that we will spend about $180 million for our construction program this year. We must raise Large sums of Money in the highly competitive Money Market and this Points up the necessity for Good earnings at Levels which will make our securities attractive to the investing Public. Quot supported by favourable business conditions our performance was achieved by improved Cost controls selective use of our resources Progress in operating efficiency and by effective marketing of our housing teamwork by business firm Washington up a a Philadelphia based drug maker is helping the City fix up 70 rundown houses for 200 poor families. Smith Kline amp French laboratories is going to pay 40 per cent of the interest on Bank Loans needed to finance the remodelling. The company expects its share to come to Between $10,000 and $20,000. Rehabilitation is becoming More and More widely used As a substitute for new construction in providing decent houses for Low income families. But this May be the first time a National business firm Aas teamed up with a Public housing Agency to help pay. The rundown houses Are in the Spring Garden area of Philadelphia not far from where riots occurred in 1964. You promised to take me to Pine Crest hours . 7 30 to 6 30 sunday 3 . To 6 30 closed tuesdays Only Inoc lated pets hoarded heated kennels Pine Crest boarding Kennel 3 Mike South of Penn. On . 7 uti Gas a a a Ideal for heating cooking hot water heating commercial bottled or bulk uti Gas Vermont Gas corp. Main St. Bennington dial 442-6318 John m. Moore building contractor Arlington Vermont Hodgson a a a a Ufa cd to Bor further information. Brochures Etc. Call Arlington 375-2565 c av4 civil engineering. Basic to All things constructed Bennington it. Dial 442-9083 residents Are negro and puerto rican. Smith Kline s main office is nearby. After getting the go ahead from tile local housing authority the Developer Hertzfeld and Horowitz associates Voll buy the houses from the present owners gut and rebuild them. When the houses Are done the City will buy them from the Developer and rent them to families eligible for Public housing. In the past the houses have held As Many Asio families each. When renovated they will hold two or three families each paying about $65 a month. Neighbourhood residents will get first grabs at the renovated apartments. What does Smith Kline get besides a $10,000 or $20,000 deduction on its income tax the company says it is not seeking Middle income housing for its employees although some do live in the neighbourhood. Company president f. Markoe Rivinus said that if there s a selfish reason then it s a desire to make Spring Garden Quot More secure for Smith Kline employees who have to Park in and walk to work through the neighbourhood. Beyond that Quot we get a Little bit of satisfaction at seeing the reversal of social trends around us a Rivinus said. Quot you hate to see a neighbourhood go to pieces around Rivinus Hopes Liat fixing up the first 70 houses will provide Quot a tiny Little spark to ignite private investment. The company also is starting an information Center to help neighbourhood people find the social services they need. It provides $500 scholarships to help youths from two local High schools get to College. The firm has a summer secretarial program for promising girls from the same schools. A Leopard girl slops traffic Tunbridge Wells England up a traffic was flowing smoothly thursday when a girl wearing a topless Bikini catapulted out of the Roadside Hedges and onto the Highway. Two cars collided and another veered off into a Field As the Semi nude woman with flowing Long blonde hair dashed Back i into the Bushes. I baffled motorists and police discovered that Model Julie Shaw 21, of London had been posing for advertising photographs of a she had leaped into the air clutching a Leopard skin Towel to hide her nakedness to portray wildness for the photographer. The Towel snagged on a Bush and Julie was flipped onto the Roadway. Embarrassment was her Only injury. Count v realtors hold meeting Bennington county Board of realtors met at the Avalanche motor court Manchester wednesday for a dinner meeting. Speaker of the evening was James Griffin vice president of sales and area development for Central Vermont Public service corp. He spoke of the efforts of state and local governments to stimulate economic development and growth. He spoke briefly of the houses that have been converted to electric heat and that there had been a 3 per cent reduction in electricity costs since 1960. The business meeting followed and the president mrs. Ethel Wells of Manchester announced the following As the nominating committee to present the slate of new officers at the september meeting. Thomas Hall of Shaftsbury August Schramm of Manchester t. Garry Buckley of Bennington. Mrs. Dorothy c. Jones of Shaftsbury and mrs. Florence a. Hadwen of Bennington Are to arrange for the meeting place for the september meeting. Restaurateurs petition for Rankin ploy Brattleboro a the first meeting of creditors of John and Steve Siderakis of Bennington proprietors of the Ethan Allen restaurant Here who have been adjudged bankrupt will be held at 2 45 . Aug. To in the . District courtroom. The main Street restaurant was closed last Friday july 22, and the Side raises were adjudged bankrupt on petitions filed by them july 25. Notice has been Given of an order fixing sept. 12 As the last Day for the filing of objections to the discharge of the bankrupt. Bennington Banner saturday july 30, 1000 -9 Bennington transfers Bennington town clerk miss Mary Hodeck reports the following real estate transfers were recorded in her office during the period july 22 july 29. July 23 a Ernest and Marga ret Greene of Manchester n.h., to Floyd w. And Eleanor a Pratt of Bennington three parcels of land in the Coleville District of Bennington one of which is bounded on the East by Coleville Road and bounded on other sides by lands of Bushnell. July 26 a Viz ill Lam f. Shan Han or. And Jeanette m. Shanahan to John h. And Marian g. Fothergill All of Bennington the North half of lots numbered 49 and 50 in Morgan Park along Safford Street in Bennington Village. July 29 a Walter s. And Laura m. Gates to Claude e. And Jean a. Reynolds All of Bennington land in Bennington measuring 150 feet by 200 feet bounded on the East by Chapel Road and on the North by lands of Morse. A Case for Henry a Henry Harrington who Sells everything from heavy equipment to Cupcake tins in his Shaftsbury store shows wife Eliza How a Case tractor works. Beginning next week Harrington a former postal employee will devote full time to his store and bottled Gas business on . 7. Hours Are 9 . To 6 . Daily. Stacy Harrington makes store a full time occupation Shaftsbury a whether you Are in the Market for a Cupcake tin a Gas appliance or a Case tractor you can find it at Henry Harrington s store on . 7 Here. Harrington is agent for pet Ralane Northeast bottled Gas and carries a line of Gas appliances including warm morning Heaters Imperial and magic chef stoves and water Heaters. He has the franchise Tor Case tractors and attachments for this area and has a Home size tractor on display in the store. There is also a Large assortment of hardware including implements fora Handyman s needs Garden tools paint and a few Kitchen articles. Harrington also has a Quan Tity of Bird houses fireside benches Coffee tables and wooden Knickknacks made by William Percey of Shaftsbury. Formerly employed at the Bennington Post office Harrington now will make the store and Gas business a full time Job. He is assisted in the store by his wife Eliza. Both natives of Shaftsbury they and their tour children Keith Sharon Mark and Terry reside on the East Road. Starting next week they plan to have the store open from 9 . To 6 . Dally As Well As some evenings. The Harrington invite their friends to Stop in and they look Forward to making new acquaintances through the business. Move or remodel?49% want to stay put what determines a family s decision to remodel forty nine per cent of families participating in a Survey said it was a desire Quot to remain in the same the study was sponsored by the National Home improvement Council. Other reasons listed for remodelling were make Home More Beautiful 43 per cent expansion to permit other uses of present space 29 per cent space limitations of present Home 28 desire to increase value of property 28 needed repair work 23 moved into used House 18 miscellaneous 2. Commenting on the findings John Concord Home improvement consultant to Masonite corporation says Quot families become accustomed to their Homes neighbors and neighbourhoods naturally they prefer to remain if their House can be up dated to meet their present living modern building materials and improved construction methods now make House renovations an important Factor in deciding whether to remodel or move Concord observes. Fuss and muss Are at a minimum. Quot besides having the conveniences of the same but modernized Home Many families consider the expense of buying a new or different property at current Selling prices and mortgage interest rates. Most families find they can fare better by staying and improving the prof it erty. Quot while Home improvements Cost Money too they also add to the value of the we can help vol with your Kitchen planning amp remodelling let us quote you before you buy h. Greenberg amp son inc. 321 main St. Dial 2-6324 Bennington it. A Kitchen barbeque area brings the Patio inside this Mutschler Kitchen features a recessed Char Grill making rotisserie cooking an All weather specially of the House a profess Snel Mut Culer design specialist can help you plan a Kitchen As Lovely As this one that fits your Way of living and makes your work easier too. You and your Mutschler dealer will draw up a plan choose the cabinetry from various styles in genuine Walnut or Maple select the most efficient combination of storage features. So come see our Mutschler cabinetry and ask us what we can bring into your Kitchen. More Kitchen ideas available now Kitchen planning portfolio featuring color album and Kitchen planning Book. Morse Butler inc building contractors 307 North St. Dial 442-6359 xxi Mutschler Kitchin design specialist rent Walling submersible pumps Premium Power total discharge head outstanding performance figures invite comparison. Depths to 500 feet at 40 pounds pressure. Install it. Forget it no priming problems Low maintenance costs. Clean. Safe provides safest water Supply possible. Meets local sanitary codes. Elevation horizontal pipe run Yog can t so f it. The entire unit is deep in the Well Safe from Frost and other surface hazards. For greater efficiency pushes water to the surface through a single discharge pipe. Hear it. Because it is far below the surface it delivers water quietly. No pit or House is required no oiling or priming. Fits Wells As Small As four inches in diameter. Or feel it. Perfectly balanced precision machined and moulded parts for smooth efficient vibration free operation for the life of the pump. Choice of two or three wire motors j total head pumping level draw Down setting submergence impeller and diffuser assemblies Are Matte of an entirely new non absorbent compound called Delrin the toughest corrosion resistant material of its kind known to science today. This Miracle material and the delicate electrical and Hydraulic balance of the pump and motor give you a trouble free efficient Long lasting installation. Priced with the lowest yet delivers More Gallons per Dollar. Southern Vermont a largest pump disk Shutok Delrin Power zone impellers and diffusers Are made of Delrin precision moulded to hold exacting tolerances give top performance from the moment they go into the Well. They withstand abrasion with minimum Wear Are unaffected by temperature extremes and Are so Light motor functions at top eff Iceney. Inflow us Bino a Hea to no Supply co. 303 depot St. Bennington it. Dial 2-6308 i i

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