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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - March 18, 1966, Bennington, Vermont The Pownal red Ross visit Vera i Langlais 823-7716 All residents 65 years of age and older Are reminded that the deadline for enrolling in the medicare program is March 31 and they Are urged to participate in the program which provides assistance with medical and Hospital care. Application Blanks available at both Pownal and North Pownal Post offices. For the convenience of residents wishing to Register their dogs mrs. Rachel Mason town clerk will be holding additional hours at the town office to Morrow and saturday March 26, from i to 4 . Fees Are $6 for females and $2 for spayed females and males. Rabies certification must be presented. The deadline is april i after which time penalties Are added. The last in a series of card parties sponsored by the Pownal Center fire department will take place saturday night at 8 in the firehouse with Ned Towslee and Charles Betit in charge. Series prizes will be awarded and a food Sale conducted by the auxiliary. Selectman a. Coleman Mason and Road commissioner Richard Pudvar represented Pownal at the town officers education conference in Manchester thursday. Hearing set the Vermont state Highway Board will hold a Public hearing monday at 2 . In the Pownal Center firehouse regarding possible land taking needed for improvement and relocation of two sections of Highway on . 7 in Pownal Center. The sections involved will be Pine tree Hill and Jackson Cross Road and property owners affected Are urged to attend to express their opinions. Peru Alice Dibble 824-3407 or. And mrs. S. R. Ogden or. Of Landgrove made a recent trip to Florida where they visited or. And mrs. Nelson Bigelow of Landgrove who have an apartment near key West. Raymond Farn urn scattered his sap buckets tuesday and tapped out wednesday. Coming Home for Spring holidays this week Are Catherine and Daulton Mann or. From the masters school and Vermont Academy William Deschweinitz Milton Academy and Anna Dibble the Cambridge school of Weston. The weekend snowfall about five inches Here interrupted for a few Days local boys tapping out and seed Selling but it brought excellent ski conditions. The Bromley Junior ski program children and teachers enjoyed one of the Best ski afternoons of the year. Hollis Farnum and his son Carl of Rhode Island cousins of Raymond Farnum spent last weekend skiing Bromley and Stratton mountains. Hit Creek Eleanor Niles pvt. James Brown of it. Benning a. Is spending a 30-Day leave with his grandmother mrs. Catharine Harrington. Jimmie has re enlisted for six More years. Thomas Nesbitt spent the weekend from Norwich University with his parents or. And mrs. Gordon Nesbitt. Francis Murphy was confined to his Home last week by illness. Raymond Niles a senior at state University at Cobleskill was with the Charles Niles this past weekend. I into i afield Park Celebration planned Hoosick Falls . A Joseph Barber local historian speaking at a meeting of the kiwanis club last week outlined plans originated by him for a spectacular Celebration commemorating the Battle of Bennington at Walloomsac to be held at the Battlefield Park in Walloomsac on the evening of aug. 16. According to the plans local veterans organizations and other individuals and groups who have offered their cooperation will participate. A meeting is scheduled for March 30 in the municipal building to make further arrangements for the affair which is hoped to become an annual event. Wanted in Arlington Good Vermont blood Arlington a As the sap rises strongly in the Maples the Arlington red Cross blood committee is confident that Good red Vermont blood will also Rise and flow into the Bank next wednesday afternoon. Six years ago the March Bank took in 99 pints. Nothing less this time will satisfy the Bankers for Arlington Sunderland and Sandgate Bloodmobile officials said today. Looking Back Over the standings of donors after the november drawing it is Clear that mrs. Lillian Henderson is not about to lose her Long Lead among the ladles. Her 36 pints tops mrs. Coulman at an even three Gallons. Following her Are mrs. Helen c Medon mrs. Betty Wood and mrs. Helen Wood who Are tied at 20 pints each. Close behind them Are mrs. Betty Benedict and mrs. Pearl Wright at 18 pints and mrs. Ingrid Hirsch with 17. The percentage of feminine donors continues to Rise to a new High a 37 per cent last november. Ray Little and George Walsh Lead a very tight race among the men each Only one pint away from their fifth gallon. Sen. Allan Angney or. James o Neil and Archie Robertson Are breathing Down the leaders necks with 38 pints each Larry Brush follows with 34 Bill Young 33 and Jack Secor 31. Thirteen family groups were represented by one or More members a new record in this group. Lacking reports from absent family members the Honor Roll shows the Larry brushes and the or. O Neils tied at 39 pints the Don Keough alone with 37 the Jack sectors and Cliff Ferris neck and neck at an even four Gallons med and Stan Grover with 29 and the Marsh men at 28 pints. Close behind and coming up two pints at a drawing Are the John Wrights and the Joe reels. No new family groups were added last november but two More Are in Prospect next wednesday. While the Hale company delegation dropped off due to a Scourge of colds Mack molding picked up a Little and May soon become the group that will ensure Arlington s Bank making its too pint quota every time. Committee chairman mrs. J. M. Mccabe reports that at least 13 pints of blood were needed by Arlington Hospital patients in the last month. With traffic accidents on the increase More and More blood will be needed Here As everywhere she said. Central Bank reserves Are still below a Safe level and increased donations Are a must if every possible life is to be saved. The red Cross Bloodmobile should leave the Arlington memorial school next wednesday afternoon with a full Load. Maj. Gen. Ogden Ross to speak at Falls military reunion Hoosick Falls .�?major general Ogden j. Ross . Army retired and Holder of colourful military records in new York will be principal speaker for memorial services and ceremonies to be held at the Hoosick Falls armory april 16 and featured speaker at the annual military reunion banquet that evening. In a letter to maj. Albert a. Butkas general chairman of the military recognition Day pre Gram Gen. Ross said he is looking Forward to renewing his Many acquaintances with members of company Quot a Quot and Headquarters detachment which represent combat units of this Community in world wars i and in he also expressed pleasure in the Opportunity to take part in the proposed memorial service honouring local men who gave their lives As members of the two military organizations. Ross a member of the 27th Quot of Ryan infantry division of the new York National guard first enlisted in the old second regiment at Troy. He was commissioned a second lieutenant prior to the division s entry with american forces in France during world War i. Following the return of the division from France Ross then a Captain became instrumental in organizing the guard and served throughout the Many staff positions of the first battalion and regiment. This was climaxed by his promotion to full colonel and assignment As regimental commander of the 105th infantry ultimately known As the a dapple knockers Quot because of their distinctive regimental Crest. The 27th division was geared into fighting strength in 1939, and in 1940 was federalized into the United states army at which time Ross was elevated to the one Star rank of brigadier general. He served As assistant division commander in the Pacific theatre where the 27th served five years and two months Arlington Helene Thompson 375-2325 mrs. Guy Maynard of Ledyard conn., is spending the week with her daughter and family or. And mrs. David hard. Mrs. Gilbert Vaughn and a Friend have just returned from Bermuda. The american legion auxiliary will hold a birthday supper March 22 6 30 . At the legion rooms for legion members their wives and husbands. St. Paddy s social the Arlington fire department held its first social and card party at the firehouse St. Patrick a Day. During the evening a variety Allan p. Robertson and mrs. Thomas b. Coleman. Solicitors will meet at the Community House Friday from 3-5 . To pick up their folders Coffee will be served. Solicitors include mrs. Edgar Blair mrs. Ellen Reardon mrs. Chris Christiansen mrs. Gregory Cullinan mrs. Richard Dorr or. . Ellingwood mrs. Erie Erickson mrs. Granville Green Wold mrs. . Hastings mrs. . Hayden mrs. Archie Hess mrs. Stuart Hill mrs. Russell c. Holton mrs. Earl m. Howard mrs. Thurston t. Hulet mrs. Clayton a Hulett mrs. Mary Kendall mrs. . Kelley mrs. Alden h. Lane mrs. Paul w. Wearin of the Green mrs. John f. Hawley president of the Arlington firemen a auxiliary is shown presenting a prize to Roy Grout retired fireman for wearing the most Green thursday night at a fire department social. Mrs. Lillian s. Hall left won for the women. Thompson of games were played and the new Pool table recently installed was initiated. Prizes were won by mrs. William Bahan Roy Cole or. And mrs. Roy Grout Carl and Herman Benjamin mrs. John King and Leland Rudd. Refreshments were served by mrs. Burton i in men mrs. Clarence Nichols mrs. James Thompson and mrs. Johnf. Hawley. Red Cross drive the 1966 red Cross drive will get under Way Here March 20, according to an announcement of the co chairmen mrs. Laskey mrs. Ellery r. Lawrence mrs. Philip Linde mrs. James h. Martin mrs. Kenneth Nicholson mrs. Ben Oakland mrs. Paul Pike mrs. Wilfred Racine mrs. Archie Robertson jr., mrs. E. Wesley Ruland mrs. John w. Secor jr., mrs. J. Donald Simson miss Inez Smith mrs. Burton j. Snow sr., and mrs. Harold j. Sprague. A bag us 57th. Anniversary dinner amp dance saturday March 19,1966 dinner 6 00 to 8 30 dancing 9 00 to 18 00 music by the wonder Valley gang donation ji.50 members and invited guests initiation March 20, 5 . 24 hour service on Black and White i service on color film in developing. Fast developing free film Black amp White or Koda color in sizes 126 127-620 120 with each Roll printed and developed he give plaid Stamps on All printing and developing where free film is not Given. Bennington photo service 106 North St., Bennington it. Daily 9 30-5 30 Fri. 9 30-8 30 dial 442-5349 Bennington Banner Friday March 18, 1966-7 Dorset Marchen Skinner 867-4490 discharged John f. Sawyer son of or. And mrs. John p. Sawyer As a specialist 5, received his discharge from the army in february and is now at Home with his parents. His three years in the army were divided Between teaching communications at it. Monmouth n.j., and in Okinawa where he mastered a bit of japanese the language of the Island enabling him to Converse with the okinawan. He now plans to audit several courses at Burr and Burton Seminary in preparation for attending summer school at Columbia University in new York. Pondering the question panellists Ponder the answer to a question at monday nights Apt meeting in Arlington memorial High school Library. From left Are William Towne mrs. Edward Doyle and mrs. Carl Henning. Also on the panel were Douglas Allen and mrs. C. Lee Marsh. Thompson loin roast pork ,i754 Boneless Chuck ,754 stewing beef ,794 walkers mfg a a a Ket Manchester vow officials have announced the Benefit of it. Laurel school. On Active duty with 45 months assignment during world War ii. Ross retired with the two Star rank of major general. In addition to the Many personal decorations and Battle streamers awarded the 27th infantry division three area men of the 105th have been awarded the nations highest award for exceptional bravery. During world War i the congressional medal of Honor was bestowed posthumously to it. W. Bradford Turner of company Quot my of Hoosick Falls and in world War ii the same was awarded to it. Col. William j. Of Brien commander of the first battalion and sgt. Thomas a. Baker both of Troy for personal heroism in the Battle of Saipan. The men of Headquarters detachment of Hoosick Falls to Gether with other elements of the first battalion were also decorated with the presidential distinguished unit citation for the Saipan Campaign. Maj. Butkas said additional confirmations of attendance Are being received from several new York army National guard and new York state guard commanders including col. Helmut j. Haag and staff representing the first brigade command of the 27th armoured division and it. Col. Karl f. Neal and the staff of the 205th armoured battalion. Former citizen soldiers of the National and state guard components Are asked to return reservation cards promptly. West Arlington Sandgate Betty tractate 375-2223 mrs. Elva Morrison has returned to West Arlington after an extended stay in and around los Angeles Calif where she visited with relatives and friends. Since she sold her Home in the Valley she has been staying at Cut Leaf Maples in Arlington. That a new addition to the rear of its club rooms has been nearly completed. The addition will considerably enlarge the Post s Manchester depot facilities. John West and commander Averill would like to know of convertible automobiles that could be Lent to the vow for use in the loyalty Day Parade next month. Plans for loyalty Day Are progressing smoothly vow officials report. Confirmations have come from Bennington Post no. 1332, vow that it would attend and provide the music for division. Rutland Post no. 648 will provide the Quot Scarlet knights Quot for the occasion As their contribution. Posts on the East Side of the state Are still to be heard from but there is a probability that at least one band will come from the Quot Connecticut River Valley. The annual Appeal for participants for the Parade a marching groups floats or other entries a is now being made. The theme this year is Quot for god Flag and there will be a Quot students past and present Quot basketball game at the Manchester elementary school saturday at 8 . For. I a. J Lily add a admission is 50 cents. Mrs. Ray Brown has returned from five weeks of visiting and vacationing in Ohio new Jersey and Florida. The Puzzle everyone is talking about fun a challenging each piece is different 3.50 news main Street and office equipment Bennington Vermont neighbors right now you can save plenty on a Falcon too see your new England Ford dealer Wilson Ford 748 main Street Bennington it

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