Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Mar 9 1966, Page 5

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - March 9, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 4-h news notes Bennington Banner wednesday March 9, 1966-5 Bud Edgerton says goodbye by James a. Edgerton we Extension agent it Ali started june i 1956. My tenure As Extension agent in Bennington county has certainly been a satisfying one. I will soon be working in a new area. About 5,000 4-h memberships have been recorded. More than 200 adult volunteers have served with me. About too Are now giving of their time As leaders and committeemen. I have had the Opportunity to know and work with hundreds of families and friends of 4-h and Extension. Rarely does one have this privilege. I could fill this column with names of folks who have Given of their time and talents freely. They were volunteers and i was the professional. Their time was valuable and their was satisfaction and Joy of serving. A of it is difficult to endorse a a satisfaction Check More difficult to Cash it at your grocery store. As a a a pro i could receive both the a grocery Check and the a satisfaction i feel very fortunate to have had this privilege. The Haydens Lourdes steels whitmans Whitney masons lillies Cadorett Hills outer Smiths Bolog Nanis Watkins Capers Williamson Stroffoleno far nuts Bakers moneys Hagelberg Hardy Breens Deckers knapps and Bartlett Are just a few names which come to mind. Their dedication was truly an inspiration to a a Green agent in the 50s and a a ripening agent in the 60s. Some of the greatest satisfaction i received in Bennington county came from watching kids grow into teen agers and teenagers grow into responsible Young adults. The dedication of the Junior leaders in their local programs 4-h Camp and county activities is a Model for most adults to follow. A of some parting thoughts a our youth ask of us the Chance to test themselves against the world. They do not ask that we Stop the world merely the Chance to get on. A a Blue ribbon 4-h�?Terls More desirable than a red ribbon 4-h�?Ter with a Blue ribbon project. A Many learning Are caught not taught. A no 4-h award is Worth sacrificing the reputation of a 4-h member or Leader. A learning How to do the pro student string quartet to give concert thursday first Public event of the Spring term at Bennington College will be a concert by a student string quartet which recently completed a Winter work term tour of the Northeast. Classes at the College will begin thursday morning and the quartet will perform that night at 8 15 in the Carriage barn auditorium. Also scheduled at the College is an Art lecture by Kermit s. Champa of Yale University at 8 . Monday. He will speak in room i of the Bam on a Monet s a Dej Euner sur l Herbe some observations of backgrounds and the quartet will perform with its virtuosity strengthened by 35 performances in seven states since Jan. I. Its members Are Joan Harkness of Lexington mass., violin Viola and a cello Olivia Koppell of new York City violin and Viola Alice Webber of Springfield mass., Viola and Cornelia c. Crocker of Weston mass., cello and Bass. The concert program will include a Chaco by a by Purcell a duos a by Bartok Trio and quartet by miss Harkness and quartet by Haydn. Champa a native of Lancaster pa., is assistant professor and director of undergraduate studies in the history of Art at Yale where he was graduated with High honors in the history of Art. He was a Woodrow Wilson fellow during his first term of graduate work at Harvard and a Woodrow Wilson dissertation fellow for his fourth and final year receiving his doctor of philosophy degree in 1964. Prof. Champa has written for arts Art International and the Art journal. His monday night lecture will be based upon material gathered for a Book on Monet s Early figure painting which prof. Champa is preparing Jet is More important than the project itself. A i believe that cooperation is just As important As Competition. A a Leader s Job is to teach How to think not what to think. A a was the Twig is Bent so the tree is inclined. A a to word 20 letter quote on responsibility a if it is to be it is up to a something for a kid or adult to think about a Well i ainu to what i ought to be and i ainu to what i am going to be but at least i ainu to what i a society and family expectations Are changing. The Extension youth program must keep Pace. A lets make 4-h club work adapt to the needs of our youth of our Homes and of our country. This is a More logical approach than fitting the a a kids Toa stereotyped program. A of do you fit a a kid to a shoes or a shoe to a kid if you choose the latter there must be More than one shoe or a Way of getting the Job done. A Leader told me the other Day a we hate to lose you. My reply was a i hate to lose you ally. Who Are the winners who Are the losers there Are no losers we Are All winners. A 4-h or who develops interest Basic skills knowledge and motivation to improve himself is a Winner the adult Volunteer leaders win the gratitude of the youngsters they have served. They win Satis faction and Pride from accomplishments of others. The general Public is the win Ner. It will become the Benefi Clary of a More productive responsible group of Young citizens a of Here is an appropriate poem titled a an ancient by Thomas . Webb. I would like to share it with you. A give me a Good digestion lord and also something to digest. Give me a healthy body lord and sense to keep it at its Best. Give me a healthy mind Good lord to keep the Good and pure in sight which seeing sin is not applied but finds a Way to set it right. Give me a mind that is not bound that does not whimper whine or sigh done to let me worry Over much about the fussy thing called i give me a sense of humor lord give me the Grace to see a joke to get some happiness from life and pass it on to other Folk. Spring in our ladies apparel shop 9 30 . To 5 30 . Every Day. Friday till 9 convenient Union Street customer parking and Entrance its Spring All Over our juvenile shop. Cit. A a a a i i a Polly Flinders hand smocked dresses smocking never looked More charming than on these Dainty Spring frocks for your Little Angels. Left to right White Collar and cuffs on smocked solid pastel Cotton. Lace and embroidery trim on solid Cotton with wide attached Sash that ties in Back. Toddler sizes 2 4 toddler sizes 2-4, girls 3-6x 6 right left that fresh new look in Spring handbags this Frame Pouch comes in Black Patent and White. Swing out with one of these bags. They re a a in with the a in crowd 2 each adjustable shoulder strap. Front pocket too comes in White costo brava celery and Black Patent juvenile shop rugged boys jacket with the new Collar look Barracuda Collar reversible to solid Indian head Linen. The colors of the Multi plaid Are excellent 6 Spring checks in for the younger set. Double breasted Navy hounds tooth checked shaped Coats for Little girls. In elegant dress up fashion with White collars. Back belts. 19 sizes 4 6x 21 sizes 7 14 Fli amp by a Jadoa a to. Brings Spring colors / to raincoats Light Blue Pink 35 sizes 6-18 Maize via natural a a a Venice the traditional seven Button Man tailored Raincoat but look again its acquired several new Ladylike touches washable Mother of Pearl buttons Silky Dacron polyester and Cotton lining concealed straps to employ when the Coates tossed Over your shoulders Cape fashion exclusive Wash in Wear Nimbus cloth intimate blend of 65% Dacron polyester 35% combed Cotton

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