Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Jun 24 1966, Page 5

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 24, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Us a i. A Crisp with wit a Carava ners Barry Jenner and Betsy Wells play Bob and Mary Mck Ellaway the recently divorced couple who eventually get Back together in Jean Kerry a urbane comedy a Mary Mary at the Dorset playhouse tonight saturday and sunday. Rinehart play review a Mary mary9 arrives at Dorset with laughter and cheers Maky Mary a by Jan a or opened in t night Al the Dorset playhouse presented a Gay til it urn \ a n theatre to run tonight saturday and sunday and Hgt Patricia arrni1 Hajj Arne or Iii by Jody briton Lia Tirik Drilon by Patri it la Carney with the Fol Low int Oast Hob m1 re Haw a. Harry Jennet t Tiffany it i it hard Miriam Wolkove on a no is on. It avid Siever Dirk Winston. I a i Armitha a Mary Vik Haw a. Het it a Wells by Marion i i Van Dorset. If its Wauchter you want a Mary Mary will give it to you this week at the Dorset playhouse in the opening a bit of the 18th season of the caravan theatre. Jean Kerr s play is Crisp with wit and bubbling with comedy played by a competent company who succeed in bringing the Bennington drive in direct from its a re i e re showings spacial engagement at special prices for one full week june 22-29. Now everyone can see the most loverly motion picture of ill time i Llly Faut a Nim a Winner of 8 Academy awards including Best picture. Urbane flavor of the play to pastoral Dorset. A of the Story is about a recently divorced couple Bob and Mary Mck Ellaway who have yearned for each other for nine months but never Given in to the Healing Telephone Call. Oscar a Middle aged tax lawyer inadvertently plays cupid in bringing the mistake Ridden couple together. Nothing happens on the first Day of the reunion except the introduction of Mary a rival slithering Apricot and wheat germ enthusiast Tiffany to whom Bob is engaged and the introduction of Dirk Wise and compassionate film idol who asks Mary to Elope with him. The dialogue sparkles with drollery from All but the humourless Tiffany. From the irrepressible Mary the wit is spit and vinegar. One can see Why Bob the Young publisher inept and insecure was put off by her Salty observations. Bob has an ego of spun Glass that could be shattered by the striking of a clock in the next room. In a moment of truth with Dirk Mary admits she was once a Plain Gawky girl and she needs to be told she s Beautiful though this is hard to believe played As she is by Betsy Wells comely and vibrant. Mary explains that she developed her rapid fire wit to compensate for a Lack of attractiveness but she developed it too Well. It is what soured Bob. Oscar the Wise All seeing lawyer is the detached balanced Down to brass takes codger Welcome in any family. He is played admirably by David lever and i am sure More than one Matron in the audience was tempted to invite him to Tea to have a sen i a Hill of 11 Sorin How cd now thru Mon Walt Disney a most hilarious comedy i fld Hhd Umi Chw Coom a Nam Blini Tel pm Shmu Cich 61 Aion jts. Hun i from l id anon a tvs no i also Walt Disney s a a Island of the sea one Complete show at dusk children under 12 free that darn cat Sable Chat with wild Niece Amanda. Tiffany Young heiress moving like an a reluctant Panther dressed All mod and Rocker would cause Many a Man to suggest a whizz Maroo hardly raises an Eyebrow when she loses her prize of the moment ill tempered and testy Bob. Your heart hardly bleeds for her. She takes this loss like the proper pseudo sophist late she is and one feels that she will go on to an operator of a health food shop. Dirk comes on splendidly though through an artificial contrivance but once he arrives one is glad he is there. He gives Mary the boost that she needs cheerfully airs the actors life As being something Short of pure hell and shows clod Bob what a gentleman can be. Fred Carmichael is handsome enough to play a fabulous Star and deft enough to fall into Brief love with Mary. He has that actors gift of telling an anecdote with suspense and Charm. One might have known Mary and Bob go Back together though they have Little in common except some knowledge of publishing and a love of smoking. A of the setting by Jody Briggs is what it should be tasteful modest liable a supporting the action but not detracting from it. The direction by Patricia Carmichael is excellent disciplined movement Swift timing but with pauses sufficient to get the most out of every scene. Each actor deserves a special note of his performance. Barry Jenner had an unsympathetic role in clod Bob but his Good looks and sense of comedy especially in the falling asleep scene made the play Man seem almost human. Miriam Wolkove played Tiffany As a mannered and affected drama student As Tiffany probably was. David lever played the tax lawyer family adviser As of he liked it. Fred Carmichael did Justice to Dirk Winston balancing the humor of the part with compassionate warmth. Mary Mck Ellaway was in Good hands or in Good stage presence with Betsy Wells who played the lovelorn Mary with poignancy and who Rose to the part of the Loving and forgiving wife persuasively. Harte theatre for Bennington. A distinguished event George Stevens production the greatest Story Ever told techno for United artists exclusive limited engagement now thru tues. Mat sat. Amp Sun 2 . Eve 7 30 adults $1.25 children 50$ All shows did and 7a, til lid Jean Kerr 1s comedy present tn�rs., fri., sot., Sun. Me 23,24,25,26 Dorset playhouse Call 867-5777 to Reserve curtain 8 40 . County court jury decides 0 Accident Lase Manchester a jury found defendants not liable in an Accident Case heard before a jury in Bennington county court Here thursday afternoon. Lily and Oakley Frost of Bennington had sought damages in connection with an Accident which occurred on the Corner of Ben Mont Avenue and main Street feb. 20, 1964 from James Elmer and Alice Bevis also of Bennington. Attorney for the plaintiff was Manfred Ehrich and for the defendant William c. Sennett. King lion installed North Bennington a Merritt Hewitt or. Was installed As King lion of the nor Shaft Lions club at a special installation ceremony tuesday in social rooms of the congregational Church Here. Jess Archibald who has been a lion since 1939 and transferred to the nor Shaft group from his former Home in Pleasantville ., was in charge of the special installation program. Al so taking part was the outgoing King lion Charles w. Thorny son. Special congratulations of the evening went to Bernard Mccarthy recently elected District governor of Vermont Lions. Mccarthy who was introduced by his Campaign manager by Blu to spoke to his fellow members briefly. He noted that Bluto would serve As Secretary treasurer in his District Cabinet. It was also announced that another of the no Shaft Lions Jim Bow would be chairman of next year s state convention. The ladles were guests of their husbands in the no Shaft Lions for this dessert meeting which featured Strawberry Shortcake served by the women of the Church. Petition sentiment on . Location Manchester a a petition is now being circulated Here requesting signatures to urge the moving of the Manchester Center Post office to the show it Ping Center now under construction on it. 11-30 Between Manchester Center and depot. In answer to an inquiry from the Banner mrs. Virginia Szirbik president of Ivow corp., said the corporation is the source of the petition which is being circulated mostly to test Public sentiment on possible relocation of the Post office. Mrs. Sol Rulx has said that she has made inquiries with Post office authorities in Boston relative to the location change. Manchester there will be a Chicken Barbecue saturday at the clubroom of Harned Fowler Post 6471, vow from 5 30 to 8 . The event is open to the general Public As Well As members of the Post and guests. Graduate Diana m. Keough daughter of or. And mrs. Patrick l. Keough of Arlington graduated from Champlain College Burlington june la. A 1964 graduate of amps miss Keough a medical Secretary major received her degree in associate of business science. She has accepted a position in the pathology department Massachusetts general Hospital Boston. Top flight Lions a congratulations Are offered by new Lions District governor Bernard Mccarthy third from left to new King lion Merritt Hewitt both from the no Shaft Lions club. From the same club retiring King lion Charles Thompson jr., right and state Cabinet Secretary treasurer by Bluto left approve. Bow Bennington Banner Friday june 24, 1966�?5 Hoosick Falls has bypass changes Loo Hoosick Falls at a meeting of the town and Village planning boards tuesday night Allen Dresdner consultant of the firm of Candeub Fleissig and associates in discussing the most recent plans for a proposed 22 by pass around Hoosick f alls said the proposed route has been changed again. This time he explained plans would direct the route along the Hoosick River within the Village across Mechanic Street across the River and out to rejoin 22 approximately three Miles or More East of North Hoosick. It would be a limited Access Road with approaches probably at the present Bridge on Mechanic Street and where it rejoins 22. It was pointed out however that final judgment is being held up on this plan because of instability of the soil. Also discussed were inadequacies of the present shopping District in Hoosick Falls which he said suffers from an awkward Street system blighted inefficient buildings poor Access facilities and Lack of off Street parking. According to Dresdner suggestions will be made to remedy the situation. Arlington plans move apace for Antiques festival july 16 Arlington a at a recent meeting of the steering committee under the Overall chairmanship of mrs. Charles e. Canfield plans for the Antiques festival to be held Here july 16 were discussed. At least 75 dealers from All Over new England will participate in the event which will be staged on the Meadow adjacent to the Charles e. Canfield Home on . 7 North of Arlington. Sponsored by the Library Board for the Benefit of the Martha Canfield memorial Library the festival will be directed by miss Betty Forbes of Higganum conn., who managed the highly successful Antiques show held last year in Dorset for the Benefit of the Library there. Many residents of Arlington and surrounding communities Are actively engaged in preparations for the event. Special attractions will include a a treasure Chest under the direction of a committee headed by mrs. Alfred e. Andrews. Gifts generously donated by local business concerns will be hidden in the treasure Chest. A a keys will be on Sale and each Lucky purchaser of a key that unlocks the Chest will be entitled to one of the prizes. Mrs. Christian Schafer will have charge of a Booth for the display and Sale of Antiques donated for the Benefit of the Library. Friends of the Library desiring to contribute anything be it a Teaspoon to a table in size from a plate to a piano in value should deliver the article to the site of the show in Advance or they May Call mrs. Schafer to have it picked up. People having Antiques they wish to sell on consignment May also participate a 20 per cent com Mission will be charged for the Benefit of the Library Miall such sales. Details May be obtained from mrs. Schafer. A display of several antique cars is being arranged by William w. Williams. A Small but outstanding Art exhibit under the direction of mrs. George e. Hughes will be still another attraction. Lunch will be served on the grounds and there will be a baby sitting service and entertainment for older children. The show will be open from to . To 6 . Chairmen and members of the various committees include or. Twi Hie to Vera enrolment at vacation Bible school being conducted at North Pownal congregational Church has risen to 108 pupils. Classes win continue through june 30 with a closing program planned for that evening to which the Public has been invited. The school is directed by the Rev. John c. Hatch and is sponsored jointly by the Pownal methodist Baptist and congregational churches. Or. And mrs. Fred l. Tows Lee of Bennington have purchased a building lot on Valley View development in the West Meadow development. Also in the development or. And mrs. Robert Barber have broken ground where they will build a Home on West court. The sales were made by or. And mrs. Harry e. Niles through the rounds Agency. John Danforth son of or. And mrs. Joseph Danforth of North Pownal will be graduated sunday from rfcs. And mrs. Alfred e. Andrews mrs. Charles e. Canfield mrs. Herbert w. Congdon Richard b. Cowan mrs. Edwardj. Doyle mrs. Fred Ehrich or. And mrs. Fernand e. Gendron or. And mrs. Nils e. Green mrs. George Hughes James m. Mccabe mrs. John m. Moore miss Elise Phillips Gerald Raftery mrs. Wilfred r. Racine Alan p. Robertson mrs. Christian w. Schafer mrs. Donald Trade and mrs. John Whalen. Many other residents of Arlington Sunderland Sandgate and nearby communities Are assisting in various capacities. W no is 823-7716 or. And mrs. Charlesw rounds will be attending the annual Vermont state Rural letter carriers association convention being held Over the weekend in Stowe. Rounds is vice president. To graduate miss Ann Louise Waters daughter of or. And mrs. Harold Waters of Manchester depot will graduate from Albany business College saturday. She has accepted a position As stenographer with the state education dept., Albany. Fruit of the loom 1.99 panty $ Hose. I Quot must Tor lilt Short Short skirt Drysdale free armory parking lot next boor weekend special ral into Parmesan with Spaghetti Fried seafood Nailer $ i it it it a a a j ii it of i it la i Vermont la Esta i ram North Street Bennington v t. St. Mary a graduation a the very Rev. Charles e. Baumann o.s.a., principal of St. Mary a Academy Hoosick Falls conferred diplomas wednesday night during commencement to 26 seniors at the school. Andrick Queen anyone Hoosick Falls any girl Between the age of 16 and 21 inclusive living in Rensselaer county is eligible to compete in the contest for Queen of the Rensselaer county 175th anniversary Celebration which will take place sept. 24 to oct. 2. Town of Hoosick contestants will be sponsored by the three local service organizations kiwanis club Lions club and Jaycees. According to supervisor John a. Murphy committee member representing the town of Hoosick entry Blanks May be obtained for the county Queen contest at Thorpe a drug store Hoosac pharmacy the local Post office of the National commercial Bank and Trust company Here. All entries must be in july 9, and must be submitted with a photograph and sent to Beauty Queen contest . Box 277, Lansingburg station Troy 12182. Vacation bound see us first for travellers checks the safest Way to carry Money Only you can Cash them no time limit. They re Good until cashed and Best of All. The Cost is Small Only $1.00 per $100.00 the Vermont Bank and Trust company Bellows Falls Chester Brattleboro Rutland Bennington Manchester member Federal Deposit insurance corporation

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