Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Mar 2 1966, Page 7

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - March 2, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Sape of Swamper res rustling of Spring by Carl. T. Ramski Dorset. Less than a week ago i heard the White breasted Nuthatches Spring song. The following Day downy and hairy woodpeckers gave their reveille resounding in our Woods. Here Are sure signs of Spring. The sunlight is brighter and one can be assured that something slowly but surely is happening in the soil As it pours into our bog land and wooded areas. In another week in a sure the Woodcock will be arriving in these parts and adjoining swampy lands where one May be Able to hear the winnowing Aerial flights As his wings soar upward in Gladsome anticipation of the springtime nuptial flight. So too i think of the time i went into the grand Canyon of Arizona and heard the joyous notes of the Canyon Wren in 1917. Could anyone hear and see a happier demonstration of the creative urge than As it comes to Birdland. I think of the Violet Green swallows As they Dove up from the Cloud covered Blanket of the Canyon then Dove into the Cerulean dome afterwards flying Back Arlington Helene Thompson 375-2325 James Michael Douglas june Lynn and Kristie hard children of or. And mrs. Paul hard of Dorset spent some time with their grandparents or an mrs. Harvey hard last week. 4-h clubs Are again distributing easter Seal envelopes House to House this year West aril. It Ron hrs. Of Arlington battens la Belles of West Arlington Sunderland lamplighters and the red it. Moon spinners of East Arlington. Mrs. Larry Pratt and mrs. Paul Laskey Are co chairmen. Correction a quote in the banners report tuesday on Arlington town meeting was erroneously attributed to Archie Hess. The quote a i Haven to seen a Lister in seven years a was actually spoken by Carl Hess of West Arlington. The statement was made during a debate Over a proposed but later approved increase in listers Badarie which included a provident for a travel allowance 11 a Manchester in droves while they chattered in joyous anticipation. Though the White Blanket of Snow in these parts is banked up by the Middle of March we expect bluebirds. Many of the Early migrants Brave our Northern zones to fulfil their creative urge. To the naturalist and Birdwatcher these manifestations live in the memories of an oldster of four or More score. A of one thinks reluctantly of Bird life in an age of gadgetry and insecticides. Personally i wish we could fight these tendencies with something More than a half hearted approach. Looking Back fills one with remorse As we read our magazines and newspapers such As the Audubon. That joyous minstrel that Little Brown gnome a the Winter Wren and the Fox Sparrow from March 14-24, Are sure to drive Bird lovers out rather Early some frosty morning. Here at swamp it acres they Are becoming rarer each Spring though i have heard reports from farther West. I have in mind my Friend Johnny Gilbert who told of them in Utah while attending the University. A a of a it was exciting to hear from our neighbors or. And mrs. Herbert Simmons that 39 evening grosbeaks came to their feeders for two Days about a week ago. They have la of these brightly coloured males and Bronze females steadily feeding on the Snow covered Eastern Pine Trees where they have their various feeders. While some watchers pronounce these Birds a bit Gross and greedy we Felt flattered this morning the 19th, when we had our first contingent of the Gay yellow coloured Birds. We appreciated the Simmons invitation to come and watch their Birds from their Large picture window. They have had meanwhile Gold finches still in their pre nuptial plumage and a red breasted nuthatch female in her demure dress. We have had this Bird appear sporadically. In my minds Eye i see the hordes pushing from somewhere in the Carolinas working slowly but surely to their Northern nesting grounds. Town officials to participate in Dpi program Manchester a judge Margaret Dougherty will be Moderator and mrs. Leah Jones chairman of a business and professional women a club program on civic participation planned for tonight at the Colburn House. Assisting the chairman will be Ferdinand Bongartz chairman of the Board of selectmen Richard c. Bartholomae president of the Manchester area development corporation William j. Mallin president of the greater Manchester area chamber of Commerce and Robert c. Palmer Secretary of the Manchester Village association. A social hour is set to begin at 6 . With dinner at 6 30 Sharp and the business meeting at 8. On hand for the meeting will be Reitha Mcgaughan of Burlington state federation president. For Spring Truval permanent press chii3htc2 �3? Joh i Jot Al never need ironing perfect Woshun Wear 65% Kodel polyester 35% combed Cotton sizes 141/2 a 17 $4.95 a. Noons next to North Street parking lot or. And mrs. Reginald Reed left last week for a trip to Florida and Jamaica. Or. And mrs. George Heaslip left last week for a Florida vacation. Also in the Sunshine state Are or. And mrs. Howard Dufresne. Selectmen will meet March 8 to vote on appointive town officers for the coming year. A daughters of Zion will meet thursday at 2 30 . At the Home of mrs. R. A. Carney in Dorset. The Church women of Zion episcopal Church will hold a Board meeting wednesday at 8 . At the Zion Parish House. Grade 7 and 8 students at still a fish the Peacock flounder is named because of its splotches of Green and White. Manchester elementary school will Lourney to Montpelier March 9 for a look at the legislature in action. Students will leave from the school at 7 . By bus and be Back in Manchester at 6 ., according to principal Donald r. Shanks. The Manchester Lions club contributed $175 toward transportation for the trip Hoosick Falls Edith Beaumont 686-9103 Peter Haskell son in Law of or. And mrs. George Schweiler of la Abbott st., will appear tonight at 9 on Channel 13 on big Valley when he will appear with Barbara Stanwyck in a the fallen Haskell will also appear in a two part Story on the Ben Casey show at 10 . On Channel to March 14 and 21. Searsburg goes very dry for first time in five years Bennington Banner. Wednesday March 2, 19hh-7 Searsburg a for the first time in five years voters Here vetoed sales of liquor Beer and wine in the town. And the margin Wasny to even close. Sale of liquor was turned Down 15 to 4, and Beer and wine sales were rejected to to 5. A total of 19 out of an eligible 39 voters turned out to set a $5.40 tax rate the same As last year. Officers elected were Gordon Rice Moderator Julia France town clerk and treasurer Robert Rupprecht selectman and Rice selectman was elected to fill a vacancy pm the Board left by the resignation of Arthur France. Also Earl Crawford Road commissioner Doris Rice Lister for a three year term to fill the vacancy left by resignation of Frank Brown. Mrs. Rice was also re elected school director. Also Gladys Dix school director ale sen Cady auditor three year term Bessie Hagar auditor two year term Albert France first Constable and tax collector Charles Dearcopp second Constable Merton Rice town agent and grand juror Henry Davis cemetery commissioner Francis Hagar cemetery commissioner. Also Charles Dix Pond keeper John Clement Dix and Dearcopp Fence viewers Merton Rice tree Warden. A proposal to name a study committee to study secondary eco cation for Searsburg children in conjunction with similar groups from neighbouring towns was left to the discretion of the school Board. The Pownal Vera Langlais 823-7716 a come one come All come great come Small is the invitation of the North Pownal congregational Church for a family Fellowship supper thursday night to Start at 6 30. Each family has been asked to bring a covered dish to share. Special feature of the evening will be slide pictures and commentary on new Guinea and a display of curios. The monthly meeting of the North Pownal fire department auxiliary will be held tonight at 8 in the firehouse. At our lady of Lourdes Church lenten Devotion will be held tonight at 7. I i percent California has la per cent of All the automobiles registered in the United states. Hearing set on Readsboro Road work Readsboro a a necessity hearing on the proposed Vermont too improvement project Here will be held March 7 at to . Before county judge Harold Sylvester in Bennington county courthouse it was announced today. The proposed project would begin at a Point about 4.3 Miles East of the Stamford Readsboro town line and run slightly More than two Miles northwesterly. Under Vermont Law the Highway department is required to show the necessity for taking certain specified lands for Highway purposes. The determination will be made by the presiding judge following the hearing. Shop at Oneida markets for Low prices everyday lean meaty Stew beef Chuck Steak save 14< top round top sirloin cube Steak Center save 4< la. California save 4< la. Ground beef la. La. Boneless Cross rib save 10< la. Boneless no hidden fat Rump roast save 10< la. La. La. Breaded veal steaks la. Save 14< la la. Tobin first prize Franks 79< . #1 Maine potatoes 10 49 . #1 Mac j apples 4.37 i i California Sunkist i oranges i 10-39 i i red Ripe Vine ripened tomatoes i .19 i . #1 Maine potatoes j i 20l93�?~ i . #1 Maine potatoes Premium saltines Oneida soda full quart $1 00 plus Dep. 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