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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 10, 1963, Bennington, Vermont Bus alumni banquet at Equinox Manchester a i nearly 175 attended the annual alumni banquet and commencement dance of Burr and Burton Seminary saturday night at the Equinox House. During the affair the new management of the hotel made the school a gift of an acre of land running parallel to the present athletic Field. Presenting the gift was Robert Edward West president of the alumni association who also arranged for the Transfer As a member of the Law firm of Ryan Smith and carbine attorneys for the former owners of the Equinox House. E. Robert Wilcox president of the Board accepted the land on behalf of the trustees who hailed the gift As the first step in acquiring separate football and baseball Fields. At the business meeting West was re elected president Gerald Wilcox is the new Vic president Mary Bushee Secretary treasurer and Lorraine Harrington assistant treasurer. Orrin Beattie gave the nominating committee report. Alumni voted to keep the same dues and to give a scholarship of at least $100 for use at the Seminary. Members of the class of �?T63 were introduced by . Henry headmaster and faculty members by Paul h. Bullock. Wilcox senior class president presented gifts to John Fay and Roy w. Barstow class advisers. Special reunions were held by the classes of 1913, 1923 and 1943. Wilmington a Dover Carlo Wolfer Tel. To 4-sms the Dover school baseball team played its third and last game of the season on the school grounds thursday. The Newfane school team accompanied by teacher coach Leo Laitres was the first team to visit in Dover. The score was 15 to 13 in favor of Newfane. 43 graduated from Burr and Burton during exercises held Manchester a g. Murray Campbell whose great great great Uncle Josiah Burton was a co founder of the school reaffirmed his family a Pride in Williams graduate Williamstown mass. A Frederick Cecil Baker son of or. And mrs. Hugh a. Baker of san Rafael Argentina and Nephew of or. Frederick c. Baker of South Shaftsbury vt., was one of 260 students to be presented . Degrees at the Williams College 174th commence flu Luck c. Baker ment new raises held Here sunday afternoon. General Lauris Norstad recently retired supreme Allied commander of nato s european forces delivered the commencement address. Baker who had attended the Royal military Academy in England was a member of the school yearbook staff and of Delta Upsilon fraternity. Shaftsbury fran Stacy six members of the Taconic Grange were presented 25-year pins at the regular meeting held june 4. Arlington Calendar monday finance and publicity committees of Federated Church meet at 8 ., Bailey Hall. Tuesday pirates is. Red sox at North Bennington 6 Arlington chorus 7 30 ., West Arlington Community House wednesday indians is. Dodgers Arlington 6 Oes 8 ., masonic Temple class night 8 ., memorial school. Bennington county Mutual Aid fire Drill at Hale co. Thursday Lions meet 7 Green Mountain restaurant. Friday commencement 8 ., memorial school Norman Rockwell speaker. Saturday braves is. Indians North Bennington. Red sox is. Pirates Arlington. Tel. 442-6524 those who received pins and certificates were mrs. Alfred la tour mrs. Robert Booth or. And mrs. John Alexonis and Charles Becker. Mrs. William Allen accepted a pin and certificate for her son Harley who lives in Charlotte. Past master Merton Snow jr., presided at the meeting which was also neighbors night and guest were present from Stamford Pawlet Manchester Arlington and Bennington. The program topics were a neighbor Linesse and a a father a it was announced that two other members will be eligible for 25 year recognition in the fall mrs. Alta Callahan and Alfred Latour. Refreshments of sandwiches cake and Coffee were served following the meeting. The july 2 meeting has been postponed. Or. And mrs. Alexander e. Shotwell of Fairlawn . Were House guests of or. And mrs. Joseph a. Lobravico last week at their Home a Bella Vista on the Galusha Road. The Pownal Vera Langl Sia graduates with honors David Emerson Smith son of or. And mrs. William Jay Smith was graduated with honors Friday evening from the ninth Grade of the Pine cobble school Williamstown. The graduate received the scholarship award for the year and was chosen As valedictorian of his class. Prof. Smith poet in residence and lecturer in English at Williams College delivered the commencement address. David will continue his studies next fall at Andover Academy Andover mass. Children a Day children a Day was observed at the first Baptist Church in South Pownal at the 9 . Worship service sunday. The program following the theme a your fathers world a was arranged by mrs. Harold Rhodes and mrs. It Harold Rhodes jr., assisted by mrs. Ronald Paul and mrs. Ralph walk. Certificates of promotion were presented to 14 pupils of the sunday school a Dennis Joseph katrina and Samuel Watts Darlene and Linda Bourtell Christine Pratt Miles Richard and Jean Rogers Christine Church Stephanie Tifft and Thomas and Bonnie Rhodes. Other gifts were made to Edward and Kathleen Messina Linda Dirk and Bruce Harris and Ron Nie and Yvonne George. Plants were distributed to each child. Mrs. Rhodes has announced that classes have now been suspended until fall. Baptisms and awards the rites of baptism were administered to two children by Rev. James h. Bagley during the Munday morning worship service at the Pownal methodist Church a Betsy Anne Bassen daughter of or. And mrs. Henry w. Bassen and Rebecca Lynn Shields daughter of or. And mrs. Albert sheilds. During the children a Day of Tel. A 5-7716 Servance bibles were presented to Gary Bishop and Francis e. Haley who will enter the Junior class. Mrs. Warren Mason superintendent of the sunday school arranged the program titled a to Praise him alleluia a assisted by the teachers mrs. James Quinn mrs. Harry w. Beals sr., miss Harriet Beals and miss Bonnie Beals. Closing activities closing activities in the Pownal town school District will include an eighth Grade reception tonight and annual school picnics tomorrow. An informal reception has been planned for tonight at the Pownal fire House for graduates of the eighth Grade class their parents and invited guests. Tuesday Field Days will be held for grades i and 2 at the Oak Hill school and for grades 3, 4 and 5 at the Center school. Refreshments will be provided by the parents prizes for games by the school Board and ice Cream by the Parent teacher group grades 6, 7 and 8 will go to Lake Lauderdale . By bus accompanied by teachers mrs. Sandra Schoenfeld James Gallagher and Jan Peter Smith. Money for picnic expenses will be Given to each child by the Ptg. Here and there John Van Horn son of or. And mrs. Howard Van Horn of Williamstown a student at the University of Massachusetts delivered the Sermon during the morning worship service yesterday at the Pownal Center Community Church. A meeting of the women a Fellowship of the Pownal Center Community Church has been set for tuesday night at 8 at the Church to discuss plans for the annual sunday school picnic scheduled for june 16. Burr and Burton Seminary sunday night during an address to 43 members of the graduating class. Friends and relatives filled the gymnasium of the elementary school at 3 For the 130th commencement. Campbell a Seminary trustee who recently retired from a vice presidency with the b and o Railroad said that although graduates today have More factual information and a different a a slant than in the past a too much knowledge in too narrow a Field can become a he cited the ability to get along with people As most necessary for graduates who would succeed. A self fortify yourselves with integrity Pride perseverance love and common sense a he said. He also urged the seniors to get As much training and education As possible. Sharing the speakers Rostum and top honors were Erie John Rosencrantz valedictorian and Barbara Bryant salutatorian. Winning senior High honors for averaging 90 to too Over four years they were also awarded the Ulm scholarships which go to the highest ranking graduates. In addition miss Bryant took the judge Loveland Munson award in senior 2b�iish, French and Spanish and she shared the Otto r. Bennett memorial prize with Victoria Fleming. Rosencrantz received the Bausch and lomb science award and the history prize. In his valedictory Rosencrantz took to task the Lack of individuality in human thought and idea. A there Are too Many conformity conscious minds a he told his classmates. Among prerequisites to Strong original thought Are he said a willingness to Bear the jibes of those not in agreement to struggle for achievement and to sacrifice for in her Salut Atory address miss Bryant said that the increased education prevalent in our society is Good As Long As we produce great men and ideas. A although there May be a flaw in trying to educate As Many As possible a she said a a society in which More Are educated could also set off a Chain reaction for a better and More intellectual other recipients of prizes awarded by . Henry headmaster were Gerald Wilcox Balfour Honor key oct pin Susan Martin Dar award Manchester to corp. Scholarship Janice Wideawake Seminary commercial award Robert Waite oct pin Christine Rosencranz rpm medal Franklin and Marshall alumni award patience Brooks Mark Skinner scholarship award for being the highest ranking student at the Seminary judge Munson award in latin Virginia Carpenter Seminary prize for being the second highest ranking student Susan Saunders judge Loveland Munson award in latin Elizabeth Lake and Stephen Rosencrantz Frederick Crosby science prize Harold n. Cross win Norse Susan Pennock Victoria Fleming. School service awards were Given to Tom Toomey Judy Hill Nadine Inger Man and Edwin Norse. Named As Honor students for maintaining 80 to 90 averages Over fou tears were Joan Beattie Vum Fia Fleming Eileen Fontana Terry Hosely Jutta Schopf Judy Hill Nadine Inger Man Susan Martin Tom Osmer Susan Pennock William Jones Edwin Norse Pascal Wilkins Janice wide Wake Gerald Wilcox and Robert Waite. Diplomas were presented to the glee club presentation review 125-voice bus glee club thrills capacity audience at Art Center by Nancy Otis Manchester a the polished and near professional performance of the 125-voice Burr and Burton Seminary glee club under the direction of Doris Eastman Rigney again thrilled a near capacity audience thursday evening at the Southern Vermont Art Center. In spite of thunderstorms echoing off Equinox the group maintained its sophistication offering each song with feeling and perfect diction. The glee clubs appearance onstage at the Pavilion was As pleasurable to see As to hear. Students appearing in solos duets and quartets deserve special Merit. Conrad Beattie Peru was the Solo voice in the silesian Folk song a Beautiful Saviour a and Marcia Wilcox in a scary me Back to Ole Virgin nyx which she Sang with Gerald Wilcox Jeannie Gooodell and Francis Markey. Tom Parson guitar and James Stannard Banjo accompanied the glee club in two groups of spirituals and Southern Mountain Folk melodies. Sharing honors in a piano quartet Schubert so Marche militate a were patience Brooks Sally Stannard Dorothy Goodell and Sharon Peck. Especially noteworthy were the hot Plano numbers of Joseph Stannard the evenings excellent accompanist and Jeannie Goodell. They offered two movements from Mozart so sonata in c major and a delightful interpretation of a a Maria from a Westside during the intermission Theodor Haig welcomed Tjie audience to the Art Center and James b. Campbell a trustee spoke on behalf of the Seminary s music fund. Ushers for the evening were Sheila Reynolds Robert Harri Gan Michael Dooley Richard Coburn Charles Goodwin Susan Hoard William Harreys and John Amato. At the close of the program Jeannie Goodell presented mrs. Rigney with Flowers and gifts from the glee club. The Art Center was then Host to members of the group for dancing and refreshments. William Bell of the Seminary faculty was chaperone. Ladies of . Eagles name officers Manchester Nancy Otis miss Evangeline Wilcox installed officers of the Baptist missionary society last week at the Home of mrs. Cutler Severance. The 14 members present voted to begin future meetings at 7 30 Instead of 8. Guest speaker for the september meeting will be miss Alicia Bishop. Miss Florence Taylor and miss Imelda Mcnamara Are at their Home in the Village after a win Dorset Marchen Skinner Tel. 4490 Alan Wood son of or. And mrs. . Wood of South Dorset will receive his . Degree from Middlebury College today. He is to be an activity Counselor at boy scout Camp Sunrise this summer. In the fall Wood plans to do graduate work toward a master s degree in the Field of biology at Purdue University Lafayette ind. He will also teach at the University. Miss Nancy Nichols daughter of or. And mrs. John Nichols of Nichols Hill Road received her degree As a dental hygienist sunday at the University of Vermont. On june 24 she will leave for Lexington mass., where she Lias accepted a position As a dental hygienist for or. Howard Aser of. Miss Nichols graduated from Burr and Burton Seminary with the class of 1961. Tel. 362-1044 Ter in St. Petersburg Fla. Also arriving from Florida for the season Are or. And mrs. J. Sperry Kane. The class of 1953, Burr and Burton Seminary is planning its 10th reunion july 4 at the worthy inn. Mrs. Barbara Lomba Dyke Ough is in charge of arrangements. Explorer Post 33 spent Friday night camping out at hapgood Pond. Sunday morning members of the Post explored the Purgatory Cave on the old country Road leading from Dorset Hill to Danby. On monday nights Agenda is new project for the Post a the construction of an Adirondack shelter at the Home of Ferdinand Bongarts Manchester depot scoutmaster. The Post has also organized a softball team in preparation for some games with other explorer groups. The list of students Home from colleges and universities for the summer continues to grow Nancy Beckwith and Barbara naw Rath from Ulm Richard Goodell Worcester pol technical Institute Peter Henry Middlebury Joann Hill Catawba College Diane Smith Vermont Junior College. Mary Ann Shattuck a student at the culinary Institute of America new Haven conn., will be employed at the Harvest inn. She has received a scholarship for her senior year from the National association of hotel and restaurant meat purveyors. Hoosick Falls . A the Hoosick Falls aerie of eagles auxiliary held installation of officers wednesday night in the club rooms. Mrs. Veronica Rouse of Glens Falls state president of the auxiliary and mrs. Evelyn Deyo officer of the Glens Falls auxiliary served As installing officers. Those seated in office were mrs. Frances Guber president mrs. Mary Brenen Stuhl Junior past president mrs. Marion Redden vice president mrs. Agnes Hanselman chaplain mrs. Mary Hagadorn Secretary mrs. Gloria Parker treasurer mrs. Norma Callahan conductor miss Joan Pokines mrs. Virginia Mccart and mrs. Mary Djernes trustees mrs. Ann Eyer inside is Sitf Smi mrs. Lois Hansel Man. Outside guard. Hoosick Falls students Dine at country club Hoosick Falls . A the Junior and senior classes of Hoosick Falls Central school and faculty held a banquet thursday night at the it. Anthony country club with 155 in attendance. With Raymond Niles As master of ceremonies a program of entertainment was presented by the seniors following the dinner. A duet was Sung by Glenda Harrington and Steven Sorkin a skit presented by Joseph ran court and Glen eating a skit by Mike Mccoubrey and Ralph Sternberg who did a Takeoff of Walter Cronkite lbs news a male quintet of Thomas Nesbitt Michael Mccoubrey Glen eating and Ralph Sternberg and Steven Sorkin. Dorothy Zimmer read the class will Katherine Areson Junior class president and Dick lassos vice president presented class rings to members of their class. Maurice Beaulieu faculty advisor of the year Book presented certificates to year Book staff members including Susan Kovage and Judith Filkins co editors and Ralph Sternberg for his work in sports photography and sales for the Book. The program closed with the singing of the Alma mater. Ajim let i i \ Al ii h�?~l1 11 it i ll4si i 14 cub scout pack 63 circus is held saturday at the athletic Field in Hoosick Falls . Some of the performers of Den 2 of the pack Are i to r Mike Stempek Clown Stevie Bradley Clown Stevie Cluett lady Mascot Jill Stempek midget lad Gary Miller Strong Manana Peter Robson baby in Carriage. Scouts of three Dens gave performances. Parents and families attended. Refreshments were provided by the kiwanis club sponsors of the troop. Cub master Leonard Liporace presented a Silver Arrow under Bear badge to Joseph Shaw and a Bear badge and Gold Arrow to Garry Miller. Staff photo Beaumont North Hoosick tonight and tuesday popular 4 Limary a pm Nyk Chi Winner to kill a mockingbird \ i t Vav a in Akiu no Al a i Fife i Kfoury also the Best of enemies Bennington Banner monday june to 1963-5 North Bennington gets $157,935 school budget Manchester tvs corp. Scholar graduates by e. Roger Wilcox ship and Lions club scholarship president of the Board of trustees. Other recipients of Lions the Rev. Robert of Dor scholar ships presented by Roy set was the officiating Clergyman w. Barstow president were de mrs Roy w. Barstow was in charge of music. Marshals from the Junior class were Barbara Jean Goodell and Neil Pierson. Other graduates were Conrad Beattie Anne Beebe Linda Bushee Mark Casey Daniel Chapman Susan Chap Man Lueila Connolly Howard c. Dailey Iii George Docos Mitchell Dondero Francoise Gal land Brian Hill David Hosley Saye Kristiansen Lillian Light face Mary Mattson Barbara Mclaughlin Carl Mien Dorff Fred Sheldon Richard Smith John Stannard Russell taxter or. And Fred Viault. North Bennington a a total operating budget of $157,935 for next year was approved by the North Bennington school Board at their meeting last week during which they completed work on the annual report for the june 26 meeting of the District. The Board has recommended that the 4 per cent discount for paying taxes within the prescribed 90-Day period from August i to be eliminated this year in line with action taken by the Village of North Bennington and the town of Bennington at the March meetings. The budget approved for next year will require a tax of $7.35 a flt the 4 per cent discount i effect or $7.07 if it is eliminated by action of the voters. In addition the local districts share of the assessment for it. Anthony Union District is $6,141.90 for the year 1962-63, and $2,810.70 to cover the Union expense for 1963-1964, making a total of $8,952.60 to be paid by North Bennington this year. This will require a tax of 62 cents with the 4 per cent discount or 59 cents without it. In other action the school Board reviewed the finance picture at the close of the fiscal year and gave the final of to the warning for the annual meeting. The Board gave permission for the school custodians Fred Knapp and Raymond Greene to attend the custodians workshop j in to and 21 at Castleton and will underwrite the Small expense involved. Board chairman William e. Daileyjr. Advised his fellow Board members of the details in connection with converting the upper floor of the Leamy House for classroom space next year. Since this solution to the immediate problem of additional space appeared to find favor with those attending the pre school meeting last wednesday the Board Felt it advisable to go ahead with the project. The group made an inspection of the property to acquaint themselves with the amount of work required including removal of partitions and changes in electrical wiring. Dailey advised that he had secured an estimate of $1,400 for the project which can be covered within the approved operating budget for 1963-1964. A face reality Rev. Scott urges Bennington grads past president mrs. Brenen Stuhl presented awards for perfect attendance to mrs. Janet Brenenstuhl and mrs. Guber. Plaques for outstanding service were presented to mrs. Hagadorn mrs. Ann Foster mrs. Callahan and mrs. Janet Brenenstuhl and for acquiring most new members to mrs. Gertrude Brenenstuhl. Rev. Gerrity feted in Hoosick Falls Hoosick Falls .�? Rev. Lawrence j. Gerrity of the Church of the immaculate Conception observed the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood yesterday in Hoosick Falls when a Jubilee mass was celebrated with the Rev. Joseph Hyson a fellow augustinian and native of Mechanicville As guest spas face r. Following the mass a luncheon was served in the Church Hall for about 200 friends from out of town including Many of the priests former friends and associates from Carthage Mechanicville and Long Island parishes where he previously served. Climaxing the Celebration was a Tea and reception for local parishioners and Community friends of father Gerrity held at the St. Mary a High school gymnasium from 2 30 to 4 William g. Burns served As master of ceremonies. Planned entertainment included presentations by the kindergarten class of the school under the direction of mrs. Morgan Burke and numbers by the school choir. Over 250 attended the Tea for which tables were decorated with Spring Flowers. Father Gerrity was the recipient of Many gifts and remembrances among them a plaque from friends in Carthage which contained his picture and the Story of his life to Date. The Derby Community club presented a card of Silver dollars to their fellow member and Friend. Hoosick Falls Edith Beaumont Tel. 686 9103 or. And mrs. John Pokines and miss Joan Pokines were in Oswego . Over the weekend for the graduation of John Pokines or. From Oswego state teachers College. Alchester Albergine of fifth Street is a patient at Mary Mcclellan Hospital Cambridge. By Elizabeth Dwyer North Bennington a the ability to think straight and to face reality against the Challenge of a confused world is required of today a Young people Rev. Alfred Scott of the local Baptist Church told the 39 members of the graduating class of North Bennington High school in Nis baccalaureate address sunday night in the school gymnasium. Confusion exists in today a world Rev. Scott explained because we take Basic values lightly or ignore them because Laws Are flexible to suit individuals and circumstances because secularism in education has become the Rule because society requires that Young people conform to what May sometimes be false standards of conduct. He noted that the state May make Laws to regulate gambling although Many of its citizens May believe gambling morally wrong the state makes Laws setting Safe Speed limits for cars but at the same time cars Are manufactured to go twice As fast As those limits men in High places urge a nations citizens to read the Bible but Bible Reading is More and More disappearing from the educational scene under the Impact of a growing secularism. A the things on which America was founded and which made Amer North Bennington Elizabeth Dwyer Tel. 2-4519 the Miriam Derwacter missionary society of the Baptist Church will meet wednesday evening june 12, at 7 30 at the hone of mrs. Maynard Hedding. Tvs is the last meeting of the society until fall. St. Johns modality will meet wednesday at 8 at the Library. The program includes the showing of the film. A the shroud of Turin a and All members of the Parish Are cordially invited to see the movie. Modality members Are requested to bring their donations of Plain soap to be forwarded to missionary areas. The refreshment committee for this meeting includes mrs. Betty Hayes Carole Hayes and mrs. Edward Powers. The Lake paran Home demos Stratton club will meet thursday afternoon at 1 30 at the Home of mrs. Alfred Scott. The topic Foi the meeting is a speeding up mrs. James Bassett has returned to her Home in new York City after spending a Short visit Here with her sister in Law mrs. Bess Woodlock. Mrs. George h. Elwell with George or. And Elizabeth left Friday night for Wooster Ohio where they will attend the graduation of Deborah Elwell from Wooster College. Theatre Harte Bennington it. Phone 442-4990 today thru wed. Eve. 6 30 amp 840 Glenn Hope lot Angew Boyer ave get Fol Lea great have now been taken from our schools a he said. A remember your creator in the Days of your youth a Rev. Scott urged his Young audience. The world looks to its Young people today he continued to find a Way out of confusion by the very qualities inherent in their youth a the vitality enthusiasm and courage of their age the ambition and aspiration of their Young vision the Fidelity sincerity and love with which youth approaches its tasks. Rev. Scott urged these Young graduates to use these Youthful qualities in every Way possible. A May your youth be rewarded your vision realized your Fidelity be fruitful a he concluded. A Large group of parents and friends was on hand for the baccalaureate service which of peas with the processional a this is my fathers world a Sung by the Blue Robed choir under the direction of mrs. Marjorie Porter. Led by Junior class marshals Penny Rich and John Lancour the seniors entered to the traditional a War March of the priests a played by Jean Mackey. Other choir selections included a now let every Tongue adore thee a by Bach and a the lord bless you and keep you a by Lutkin. The meaning of the latter phrase is particularly appropriate on occasions when Young people come to a turning Point in their lives and was surely chord in the hearts of Par Enand teachers and friends who watched the solemn recessional of the class of 1963. Bennington drive in theater Mon. Tues. June 10,11 technic Gloa a Etc Hirama a so two tickets to Paris Joky Oke Hary i Roshy Kay Medford Colonie Summit. I Iff Villi Turnm Rmer Liiv Mir a he iwo we Wpm released Thiu in nit 0 p Aki Isis a i mile North of Circle Box office open 10 . To 6 Seats now phone 78v8559 one week Only tues. J Une thru Sun. J Une 30 Odilie Rich presents the Ethel Merman show starring miss Broadway in person with an All Star revue Eves s 40sat. 2 shows 5 30 a 9 is Sun 8 Prices for this engagement Only tues. Thru Thura. A Sun. $4 .50, $4 of $3.50, $8.00 sat. Eves. $5.00, $4.75, $4.00, $3.50 sat. 5 3 0 Show $3 .85, $3.50, $2.75. $2 .25 tickets at Box office a phone or write Box 186 Latham. N y enclose stamped self addressed envelope tickets also Bennington Bookstore july 2 july 7 Tab Hunter in a the tender trap Mon. July 8 one night Only Jose Greco amp his dancers

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