Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives May 10 1965, Page 5

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 10, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Bennington Banner monday May to 1965-5 Broon fishing Derby winners a Woodland fire across the Road distracted Only momentarily about 150 eager contestants in the annual Manchester fishing Derby sponsored by Hamed Fowler Post 6471, vow saturday when More than 200 Trout were taken from the Kayatta Pond. Winners for the first and second largest catches proudly display their fish from left to right Bobby Phillips Bill Roberts Debbie Ellis and Linda Thurin. Woods fire adds excitement to Manchester fishing Derby Manchester a excitement was added to the annual fishing Derby Here saturday when two unidentified Small Loys set fire to the Woodlands across the Road from the contest site where about 150 youngsters were fishing. Members of Harned Fowler Post 6471, vow who sponsored the Derby successfully restrained the children from following the fire trucks into the burning area. The fire spurting upward As it hit Pine Trees nearby was quickly extinguished by Volunteer firemen and the children settled Back to their fishing poles. Boys and girls up to age 15 competed for prizes for two hours at the Pond behind the residence of or. And mrs. Eugene Kayatta on it. 11-30. Some of these same youngsters enjoyed an unexpected and a unofficial practice Derby Quot a week earlier when a truck of the it. Fish and game department became disabled in town necessitating the dumping of 700 fish into the Mill Pond in Manchester Center. Observers reported that children were catching fish even without bait on that occasion. Winners saturday in both the girl and boy categories were biggest fish Keith Porter and Debbie Ellis biggest catch Bill Roberts and Debbie Ellis first fish caught Kathy Griffis and Joe Roberts second largest fish caught Linda Thurin and Bobby Phillips. Prizes were also awarded for youngest boy and girl to catch fish Jebb Balch and Kathy Griffis biggest Brown Trout Keith Porter and Allen Hosley smallest fish Gary Tuttle Large mess i he Pownal Vera Langlais a 823-7716 several budding local thespians were evident saturday night at the Pownal Center school scene of graduation exercises for mrs. Ann Hathaway a kindergarten class. The program opened with the Flag Salute and a musical Nursery hour appropriate to the seasons of the school year Quot come Little leaves a Quot where is thumb Kin a Quot Gray Squirrel a a Little Jack Frost a Quot Jack of lantern a Quot head shoulders a Quot in a pumpkin Patch a Quot Turkey song a Quot three turkeys a Quot its happiness is graduating and getting a Bulova Jet Clipper a a a a practical 17 jewel watch. Waterproof. Self winding. Stainless steel Case. Luminous. Also available with Black dial. $39.95 two entrances on main St. House of gifts your Good taste in your Home. Remodel your bathroom fixtures a s piece bathroom installed. Costs less than you think. Our free estimate can prove it Shry m. Tuttle co. Inc. 113 depot Street Bennington it. Dial 2-6343 visit i a striped Oxford for when it sizzles a half sleeve Gant shirt in classic Batiste Oxford striping. Meticulously tailored in the typical Gant tradition. With softly flared Button Down Collar. $6.50 Adams clothes shop Quot shoes too free parking in rear of store new firehouse is dedicated in North Bennington by Elizabeth Dwyer North Bennington a anyone unaware that saturday was a special Day in North Bennington had to be either Stone deaf or out of town. Promptly at to a. In. An assortment of sirens let Loose to Herald the Start of the Daylong Celebration to Mark the formal opening of the new firehouse on Prospect Street. Shortly before that fire chief Martin Percey had sent out a Mutual Aid Call and within minutes trucks from Pownal Shaftsbury Bennington Rural and Bennington began pulling up near the new firehouse to join North Bennington s equipment lined up on the apron in front of the three Mammoth firehouse doors. Stretched across the doors was a Gay red ribbon soon to be Cut by Fred Welling chairman of the North Bennington Village trustees. Welling noted that this was the first building the Village had Ever erected Brand new a All other Village property had been converted from older buildings. He expressed appreciation on the part of trustees and Community for the Many elements that had gone into this new edifice Quot perhaps the nicest firehouse in the he paid tribute to the architect Ben Thompson of the architects collaborate lives in Cambridge mass., for the imagination and inventiveness that went into the planning to the fire department and auxiliary who had put so much time and Money into its completion to those who had less financial assistance that meant the building would be a thing of Beauty rather than a Concrete Block Shell and to the taxpayers for their willingness to pay for this much needed facility. Quot these Are ail signs of the kind of belief in Progress and the kind of Community spirit we have in North Bennington a that makes our Community a Good place to live a he concluded. Throughout the Day throngs of local people firemen from nearby units and interested guests made the tour. More than 300 had signed the guest Book when the open House period closed at 4 30 . To add to the fun gun Nar Schonbeck directed a group of Young musicians in a concert that helped promote the Friendly spirit. Those who attended voiced admiration for the Many unusual features of the new building. They admired the functional space in the firehouse itself with ample room for three trucks plus working space in the Back. They admired the setting located along the Edge of paran of fish skip Kent Jeff Kilburn and Mike Hanlon. Susan Scribner was named Quot freckles girls and two boys tied for Quot freckles boys a Mike Hill and Allen Markey. Judging the contests were John West Jean Averill and John Balch of the local Post. The following merchants contributed the prizes kens sport shop Horton hardware Orris co., Walker s hardware sen dra s Market and Balchus bait shop. Snowing a Quot on my head a Quot Jingle Bells a Quot ice skating a Quot Lincoln a Quot Valentines a Quot hold on to your hats a Quot Teddy Bear a Quot Abc song a and a dance Quot ten Little Nursery rhymes were recited by the to graduates Quot Baa Baa Black sheep a Thomas Pizzano Quot miss Muffet a Rick Green Quot Hickory Hickory a Gretchen Strohmaier Quot Jack and Jill a Toni Manteno Quot Ding Dong Bell a Patricia Carlson Quot Little boy Blue a Cindi Armstrong Quot Tom Tom a Pamela Pettit Quot Peter Peter a Scott Chenaille Quot Jack be nimble a Teri Manteno Quot old King Cole a h. John Hathaway. Quot the boy and the Wolf was performed with the following cast boy Cindi Armstrong two men h. John Hathaway and Thomas Pizzano Wolf Rick Green sheep Gretchen Strohmaier Toni and Teri Manteno Patricia Carlson Pamela Pettit and Scott Chenaille. The program closed with the graduation March each student wearing a graduation Cap a poem Quot the end by Pamela Pettit presentation of diplomas by mrs. Hathaway and a hymn Quot thanking the North Pownal congregational Church will hold a Cabinet meeting tuesday night at 8 in the Church parsonage. The women a Fellowship is also planning a Chicken on biscuit Public supper for May 22 with Servings from 5 to 7 . At the Church. Boy scout troop 47 will meet tuesday night at 7 in the scout hut. The monthly meeting of the troop committee has been advanced one week to May 24. Or. And mrs. Henry w. Bas sen have announced the arrival on May 5 of a son who has been named h. Peter Bassen. They Are also parents of a daughter Betsy who celebrated her second birthday april 30. Shaftsbury a mrs. Irene Gallant has embarked on a new and she feels exciting career As a member of Vista volunteers in service to America. She flew to Chicago on sunday where she will undergo a six week training period at Hull House. This is the oldest and most famous settlement House in the United states founded in 1899 by Jane Adams one of the first and Best known social workers in the United states. As part of the War on poverty program instituted by president Johnson Vista is similar to the peace corps but carried on in the United states and its possessions. Funds for this undertaking were appropriated in january but experimental programs have been tried in various areas prior to this time. Volunteers Are trained to work in an advisory capacity to help people help themselves. For this work mrs. Gallant will receive $50 per month and living expenses such As Board room uniforms and medical care. She signed up for one year and has the Opportunity of volunteering for a maximum of three years. The program expects to have 6,000 volunteers by july i. In a letter of acceptance to her president Johnson said Quot this is your Job a to guide the Young to Comfort the sick to encourage the Downtrodden to teach the skills which May Lead to a More rewarding life. On your idealism and on your Success rests much of our Hope for the final elimination of poverty in our american a former resident of Shaftsbury mrs. Gallant has been employed for several years by the Arlington Helene Thompson 375-2325 Calendar monday a 8 ., final meeting of the Arlington Parent teachers at the Fisher elementary school. Tuesday a 7 30 ., pre freshman night at the Arlington High school. 7 30 ., Arlington choral group meet at West Arlington Community rooms. 8 ., american legion auxiliary meet at the legion rooms. Wednesday a 8 ., Wei veterans meet at vow in Manchester. Red Mountain chapter Oes at masonic Temple at 8 p. In. Friday �?8 ., red it. Lodge no. 63 meets at the masonic Temple. Saturday a 1-4 ., rummage Sale at St. James episcopal Church. Talk Oil Tan a tuesday at Williams or Williamstown mass. A Eliel p. Maluko councellor of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United nations will speak on Quot democracy within a one party system at Cluett House Williams College tuesday May la at 7 45 . He will be introduced by George Bowe a fellow at the Center for development economics also of Tanzania. Bowe will be Moderator for a question and answer period to be followed by a Short film on Tanzania. There is no charge for admission and the Public is invited. Seaman Vashon aboard . Kennedy Seaman Richard h. Vachon jr., us son of or. And mrs. Richard h. Vachon or. Of route 2, Bennington is serving aboard the Atlantic Fleet destroyer uss Joseph p. Kennedy jr., operating out of Newport . His ships Mission includes anti submarine warfare and Shore bombardment in support of amphibious operations. Sofas a kiss Ivet youse 181% it Ltd scotch whisky Imti Motif info ii it huh Yuhsi a Shiuji iii., Hiu. Creek. Landscaping of the planting areas around the buildings was completed last week with the planting of a number of Small Trees and shrubs As Well As Gay Flowers. The Balcony that extends along the Back of the second floor looks Down on a Waterfall on a quiet Stream and on a Little Park area that has been filled in along the Bank of the Stream with several Trees carefully preserved. They admired the Gay colors in the spacious Hall on the second floor. The shades of Apricot and yellow Are accented by Large areas of White. Banks of floor to ceiling windows fill two sides of the Hall and can be closed off by the new drapes just put up this week. In an americana print with soft shades of Green and Orange on a beige background the drapes set off the Large expanses of color in the Walls. On hand saturday to answer questions and serve refreshments were members of the local fire department and auxiliary. All the Interior finishing including painting the tiled floor in the Hall and the equipping of the Kitchen area were the responsibility of the firemen and their ladies. General contractor for the building was Gerald e. Morrissey inc. Of Bennington. Ground was broken last August and the building finished during the Winter. Estimated to Cost about $55,-000, the taxpayers in North Bennington voted to pay $38,000 of this amount. The fire department pledged an additional $5,000 and the balance was made up by let erased citizens who prefer to remain Anonymous. It was the consensus of All those who were on hand saturday that any and All concerned who had a hand in the new firehouse could take a just Pride in the finished product a a thing of Beauty and efficiency that looks As of it had always grown by the Bank of historic paran Creek. Shaftsbury woman joins Vista program mrs. Irene Gallant Singer sewing machine co. As sewing instructor in Miami Dayton and most recently in Wichita Falls Tex. She retired in january 1964, but says that she is not ready for the rocking chair by any Means and is looking Forward to her new position with enthusiasm. Although she would prefer to serve outside the United states there Are still parts of this country she Hasni to seen so will be Happy wherever they Send her. Mrs. Gallant has been visiting her children and their families Here since last August. They Are John and Richard in Shaftsbury and Gerald and Raymond in Bennington. She also has two daughters Shirley who lives in Windthorst Tex., and or. Ruth Gallant who teaches at Marquett University in Milwaukee wis. And 18 grandchildren. C i wan Dinion i la user markets stand it a just get More Check and compare these outstanding values get triples Blue Stamps too Boneless London Broil Cross rib Steak grand Union Quality controlled fresh ground Chuck �69 Yum Yum Brand. 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