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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 16, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 12�?Bennington Banner monday May 16 1966 Beni band and chorus announce three concerts the Bennington High school chorus and band will present a series of three concerts during the next three weeks. The first of these will be held on wednesday in the Bennington elementary school at 8 . The program will be shared by the chorus and band. The second concert will be the first half of an Exchange concert with Hartford ., and will be held in Hartford On Friday May 20. Four groups will present this program the Bennington chorus and band under the direction of Elisabeth Gilmore and Paul Williams and the Hartford n. Y. Chorus and band under the direction of Sheldon Binns. The third concert will be held in the Bennington elementary school on Friday june 3, at 8 . The program will consist of selections by the Hartford Chorus and band and will feature the combined choruses and bands of both schools. The Board program for the wednesday concert is two pieces from summer Day suite by prok Fleu a Soliloquy for trumpet by Morrissey a soloist Faye Hamilton a scene from Campanile by Frangkiser a carnival of Melody arranged by Hawkins a Vista Caribbean by Ployhar a men of Ohio by Filmore and a shop aka by Moussorgsky. A flute Trio will be part of the program. A a fixation by Grundman will be played by Cynthia Gilmore Gloria Hollister and Catherine Flory. Cynthia Gilmore a recent graduate of Beni has rehearsed this group and is responsible for its Fine work. Bruce Faller will accompany the Trio on the piano. Tickets for the wednesday night concert May be purchased from any chorus or band member or at the door. Former teachers a among the Many teachers who attended the testimonial dinner Given saturday for retired school superintendent Allan j. Heath were from right to left. Miss Martha Carver former third Grade teacher mrs. Gertrude Martin a former kindergarten teacher at Cora b. Whitney school and mrs. Margaret Moss former school nurse. In the left background Are mrs. Fannie Horst now a first Grade teacher at Bennington elementary school and her husband George Horst. Bennington briefs Bennington municipal court a Bronx Man was fined a total of $300 at this morning s session of Bennington municipal court after pleading guilty to amended charges of fraud by Check. Judge George a Fienberg imposed fines of $100 each on three counts of the fraud complaint against Monroe Schwebel 36, after state s atty. R. Marshall Witten amended the complaints from three felony charges to three Misdemeanour charges. A condition of the sentencing was that Schwebel also make television official Charles s. Lewis director of Public affairs of Wax Rev in Burlington was guest speaker at a meeting thursday of the Southern Vermont Chaber of the american association of retired persons in the Bennington free Library social room. Lewis spoke on the subject he opened the informal talk by saying he was going to talk about electronic newspapers television and radio and telecasting. All broadcasting is under Federal control to assure there is no International interference. He told How the programs Are divided into three classes purely information entertainment and educational programs. There Are 18 hours of broadcasting daily. In a More humorous note he spoke of television As a Babysitter for in so Many Homes mom could not get supper ii the children were not watching their programs. Lewis expressed in his opinion that the radio drama is coming Back and radio will be used More and More. On television the program a Dak Tarim has the highest rating. F Raskies is rated As the Best commercial. The business meeting v As conducted by the president mrs. Mae Fahs who announced the trip to Shaker Village in Pittsfield by bus on june 7, and asked All who have signed up to be at the Library promptly at 10 . There is room for five More who can sign up by calling mrs. Fahs. A social hour followed with refreshments of sandwiches and Coffee was served by a com Mittee consisting of chairman mrs. Carrie Williams mrs. Edward Knapp sr., mrs. Blanche Seymour and mrs. Josephine Kuhn. Harte theatre now thru tues. Eve 6 30 \ 8 30 Wise her anything of restitution to Green Mountain Park in Pownal for $1,900, the amount by which the Racetrack had apparently been defrauded last year by the original checks which Schwebel had drawn. Schwebel s counsel atty. John b. Harte indicated that he was prepared to make such restitution. Harte in speaking on the respondents behalf conceded his client had been in error but contended there had been a no deliberate intent to defraud. He said Schwebel was sorry about tie difficulties he had caused and assured the court that a this won t happen Fienberg in warning the respondent about what would happen if he should repeat his offence in Vermont said he was a most concerned about Schweb Els refusal to come Back and answer to the original charges then to it eng disposed of. In other court action a plea of not guilty was entered by atty. Robert e. Cummings or. For his client Francis Lane 49, of 236 depot St. On a charge of breach of peace. Lane was charged with a tumultuous and offensive conduct in Bennington sunday and with allegedly assaulting Ami threatening his wife Kathleen. Bail was set at $100. Lane also pleaded guilty to a charge of Public intoxication but sentencing was deferred. In one of a series of cases involving alleged traffic violas tons Larry l. Mears 26, of 1010 county St., pleaded not guilty to a charge of careless and negligent driving Accident resulting and was to be released on the posting of $50 bail. The alleged offence was said to have occurred on it. 67 in Shaftsbury May 8. Nelson Van 21, of 20 pageant St. Was sentenced to 15 Days in county jail after he pleaded no contest to a charge of violation of Hie Law of the Road with Accident resulting. The charge to which he answered represented an amended version of an original complaint of careless and negligent driving agreed to by states atty. Witten. The complaint was brought in connection with an Accident in which Van was involved april 29 on it. 9 near the new York state line in Bennington. Van was also represented by atty. Cummings. William d. King 22, of Pownal was fined $25 and costs after lie pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle May 8 in Pownal without a Drivers License. According to Witten King s North Carolina Drivers License had expired and he had not obtained a Vermont License. It was also noted that Kings right to operate in Massachusetts is currently under suspension because of his conviction on a charge of reckless driving with a death resulting. He was also said to have two speeding convictions in North Carolina. Thomas f. Henahan 19, of 108 Spring St. Was fined $35 plus costs after he pleaded no contest to a charge of careless and negligent driving Accident resulting. The charge was brought in connection with a two car Accident in which Henahan was involved on North Branch Street last Friday. Thomas a. Lane 19, of Arlington pleaded guilty to two motor vehicle violation charges operating a car with License plates not assigned to it and operating a car with defective equipment namely three Bald tires. Judge Fienberg on information from state police and the respondent considered the first violation a technical one and fined Lane Only the court costs of $5.10. On the defective equipment charge he was fined $15 and costs of $5.10, the usual Fine in such cases. Hospital notes than mood music Eric a Mav 13, 1966 admissions John Scarey North Bennington mrs. Bertha Macjarrett Bennington. Discharges Mabel Delaney East Arlington mrs. Martha Grant Betty Sendel Manchester depot Joseph Lobravico Shaftsbury mrs. Evelyn Whitney mrs. Ella Kimball Bennington mrs. Luella Streeter South Dorset. S a Tiko amay 14. 1966 iss ions mrs. Usa Ouhl Arlington. Or Ive-1 la Hill theatre starts Fri. Uip Pivus is a a in inspired by the a a song l a. J it Quot Dominique Quot a Juntas la i v Ricardo Montalban Greer Garson tin ill Oest set adventure i my eve i ives1 a to ski. A i nit stun 0 1111 a jus who ii in Moi we do it 701. Com. Discharges miss Sandra Lockrow Hoosick Falls miss Jacqueline Waters Wilmington master Robert Brace East Arlington mrs. Frances Cummings mrs. Martha Neville and daughter Bennington. Sinday May 15. 1966 a emissions Herbert Walker Manchester depot master Robert Welch Francis w Oodward jr., mrs. Florence Irene Mooney master Mark Bailey miss Dolores frailer master Kerry Gerow Bennington master Jeffrey Washburn Hoosick Falls master Cary Bushika Stamford mrs. Ethel Kilcoin Arlington. Discharges Robert Barnes Francis Connolly mrs. Judith Irene Blake and son Bennington mrs. Donna Cameron and daughter Pownal mrs. Mary Hennessey mrs. Priscilla Yerke and son Hoosick Falls mrs. Edith Sargood and son Arlington mrs. Joan Greene and daughter Shaftsbury mrs. Valentina Deluca and daughter Hoosick Falls. Hirish or. And mrs Patrick Piscopo of 110 Charles St., a son May 15. Other births born May to a second daughter Taka Carrie to or. And mrs. Daniel Brand of Marblehead mass. The maternal grandparents Are or. And mrs. Otto Marquardt of Minden Germany. Paternal grandparents Are mrs. Pauline Leader Brand and Millen Brand of new York City. Rita Hayworth movie and stage celebrity and daughter Yasmine Aga Kahn were visitors sunday at the Home of or. And mrs. David a. Bergmark of White Chapel Road. Miss Hayworth Lias just returned from Vienna where she was present for the premiere of the film a the poppies Are also Flowers a a United nations film in which she stars. Her daughter attends school in the berkshires. The american legion auxiliary will hold its monthly meeting tuesday at 8 . At the legion Home. Members Are asked to bring the usual Coffee. The Parent teacher group of Cora b. Whitney school will meet monday May 23, and not tonight. The name of pvt. John Harvey a bearer at the funeral of his aunt mrs. Margaret Weir was inadvertently omitted in the funeral account in saturday s Banner. Irving Webster of 706 county St., who underwent major surgery at Mary Hitchcock Hospital Hanover n.h., is reported to be in satisfactory condition. All inquiries should be made directly to the Hospital. Beni it a will meet tonight at 8 in the auditorium. This is the final meeting with the member of the Union school Board to answer questions and also the honouring of a person in the teaching Field administration and a Parent for contribution to pro fire streets dormitory in Brattleboro Brattleboro up a a fire of undetermined origin extensively damaged a Dormi tory classroom at the Experiment in International living school Here today. A two Story Wood Frame building Only two weeks old was swept by the fire As classes were being held in the basement. No injuries were reported. Students removed clothing and bedding from the first floor before the fire could spread. Fire units from West Dummerston and Brattleboro fought the Blaze. Some 250 students attend the school. . Morrissey elected k of moving Quality education for Beni students. The regular monthly meeting of Bennington Emblem club no. 368 will be held wednesday at 8 . Promptly at the elks rooms. This is a must meeting for All officers As a rehearsal for installation which is to take place june 2, will be held. Correction the hours in saturday s and for Pine Crest boarding Kennel should have read . 7 30 to 6 30 sunday 3 to 6 30, closed tuesday. Adv. Social tonight at Bennington elks club 125 Washington ave., 8 . Adv. Have your old shoes converted to Golf shoes. Zippers repaired and replaced. Childlike shoes too. King s shoe service 164 North St. Adv. Shrubs a Best Grade. Forsythia quince mock Orange red lilacs 4 it. Betty Moses 7-5215. Adv. Tri accidents investigated three accidents one of them an apparent hit and run were investigated by state police Over the weekend. On sunday about 3 10 . A 1954 Chevrolet Sedan operated by Eleanor Burke of White Creek ., went off it. 67 in Shaftsbury and crashed into a tree. The car was extensively damaged and the woman was said to have sustained an injury to her left knee. A rear end collision involving two cars occurred about 6 25 . Friday on North Branch Street Extension in Bennington. Involved were a 1965 Ford Sedan operated by Sharon Brown of Harwood Hill and a 1965 Volkswagen Sedan operated by Thomas f. Henahan 19, of 108 Spring St. According to the report both cars were headed North with the Ford in the Lead when its operator apparently stopped for a dog in the Road. Henahan was unable to Stop in time and collided with the rear end of the other car. There was moderate damage to his car and minor damage to the Brown car. The third mishap occurred about 8 45 . Friday on . 7 in front of Green Mountain Park Racetrack. Charles Musial of Nova Scotia Canada was proceeding South in a 1959 Simca when according to police another car apparently pulled out to pass and grazed the left Side of Musial a car As it did so. The Driver of the other car however did not Stop. Usurer Bellows Falls a Gerald e. Morrissey of the Bennington Council knights of Columbus was elected state treasurer at the 68th annual k of c state convention Here last weekend. He also was named one of the delegates to the National convention in Miami Fla. In August. Or. John w. Mcdevitt supreme Knight of the k of a was the principal speaker saturday night with More than 300 persons present in the elks Lodge ballroom. Or. Mcdevitt received two gifts one of which was a Boston Maple Rocker from the Bennington k of Ken Littlefield of Waterbury was named state Deputy William Hebert of St. Albans state Secretary Patrick Zarafino of Rutland Warden. The site of the 1967 convention will be St. Michael a College in Winooski. Astronomy notes i nere Are two Large a Brilliant stars a one in the West and the other a Little North of West in the Early evening sky. The one to the North is Capella in the Constellation Auriga. Refraction by our atmosphere causes it to twinkle violently in All colors of the Rainbow red predominating. It has been called to our attention several times lately with vivid imaginations. Not strange at All that it was thought to be another non existing ufos signalling. Loi training exercise a Bennington Rural firemen Richard Pettus left and Peter Bouplon wet Down neighbouring Trees while in the background flames envelope a Beech Street farmhouse owned by mrs. Henry Laflamme. Volunteers from North Bennington Shaftsbury and the Pownal As Well As from Bennington took part in the training exercise sunday afternoon destroying the remains of the House which burned and left 16 persons homeless Jan. 9. Hamilton area obituaries miss Vila i a St i Randis South Burlington a funeral services were held saturday in Christ the King Church for miss Velada St. Francis 59, of South Burlington who died thursday in a local Hospital. One was a sister of mrs. Howard Loretta Guare of Bennington. Miss St. Francis was assistant City clerk in Burlington at the time of her death and had been in the City clerks office since March 1947. She was born May 24, 1906, in Richford the daughter of Hector and Lydia Young St. Francis. She was a member of Christ the King roman Catholic Parish. Besides her sister in Bennington she leaves three other Sisters mrs. Robert Beatrice Collins of South Burlington mrs. Charles Llo tense Sawyer of Norwich Conn. Mrs. Donald Shirley Ducca of Lake View Terrace Calif. Seven nephews three nieces aunts and uncles. Interment was in new mount Calvary cemetery. Mrs Hill \ the am Karl a in Hoosick Falls A the body of mrs. Helen w. Chamberlain 48, of 170 main St., was found on the floor of the garage she rented about 9 15 . Sunday. George Armitage of 8 Barton ave., who also rents the two car garage owned by mrs. Mary Sebastian discovered the body. Or. Fred w. Harter was called to the scene and pronounced the woman dead. County Coroner Thomas styles ordered the body removed to St. Mary a Hospital in Troy for an autopsy. Mrs. Chamberlain had resided with her father Louis e. Wright. Her Mother the late Edith Neu Schwander Wright died in 1946. She was born in Hoosick Falls aug. 9, 1917. A graduate of Hoosick Falls High school she was also a graduate of the former Troy business College. She had been formerly employed in the office of the investigator for the county welfare department. For la years she had been a bookkeeper at Fairbanks express in Hoosick Falls. Mrs. Chamberlain was a member of Hoosick Falls Baptist Church for 38 years and at the time of her death was a sunday school teacher there. She had served As past president at the couples club of the first Baptist Church and was present Secretary of the Hoosac Valley horse show which is sponsored by the couples club. She had also been a past worthy Matron of Van Rensselaer chapter order Eastern Star. Besides her father she is survived by daughter Sandra h. Of Raleigh . Two Sisters mrs. Fred Dorr of Lake George And mrs. Edward Green of Glens Falls two great nieces Kimberley and Amy Green and a great aunt mrs. George Scott or. Of Hoosick Falls. The funeral will be held at Robson funeral Home 72 main St., Hoosick Falls and services will be in the first Baptist Church Here wednesday at 2 . Interment will be in Maple Grove cemetery. The Rev. John y. Elliott pastor will officiate. Friends May Call at the funeral Home tuesday afternoon and evening. Area funerals continued from Page i give a partial tax credit to the Parent who must pay the costs of College or vocational school tuition expenses. A Many Middle class fathers a the forgotten men of this decade a cannot get scholarships for their children and Are going deeply in debt to give their boys and girls an Opportunity to get ahead a Hayes stressed. He said that a the greatest amount of tax Relief under his proposal will go to those who need it most the people in the Low and Middle income legion meeting set for wednesday an important membership meeting of Bennington Post no. 13 american legion will be held at Post Headquarters White Chapel Road wednesday night. Cmdr. Winston Lother announces that nominations will be made for officers for the ensuing year at this time. Final plans will also be made for participation of the Post in the memorial Day ceremonies. A commemorative award to the Post from the National commander of the american legion will be presented at this meeting. Cmdr. Lother asks that All members make an Effort to attend. Hoh ski h. Sill him an Sunderland a full military funeral services were conducted sunday afternoon in Arlington for Howard w. Sherman of Sunderland. The Rev. Granville Greenwold pastor officiated at the service held in the Federated Church. The Church was filled to capacity. Mrs. Ruth Grout presided at the Organ. The Rev. Or. Greenwold also gave the committal prayers. Saturday evening representatives of local 1199 of Mack molding co. Called at the Han son Walbridge funeral Home in Arlington to pay their respects. George Walsh representative of the Union presented mrs. Sherman with a Bible. Also calling saturday evening was a Large attendance from american legion of Arlington Post 69. A prayer was Given by the legion chaplain Joseph Lobravico of Shaftsbury. Bearers for the service on sunday were Clarence Nichols Theodore Hoyt Harold Grover William Wilcox William Stroffoleno and James Wiley All of the legion from Arlington. Flag bearers were Cyril Hoyt and Paul Pike. William Griffis and Sydney Morse were the Honor guard. The sergeant at arms was Medric Grover. The Flag was folded by Dudley Griffis legion commander and Joseph Lobravico and presented by him to mrs. Sherman. Stock averages he a co album n non 30 industrials 87 1 93 a 4 18 20 railroads 227.38 a 1.12 15 utilities 136.36 .27 composite average 308.33 a 1.36 volume 3.490.000 Thomas Maloni South Dorset a funeral services for Thomas Malone 90, formerly of South Dorset who died tuesday were held f riday morning in St. Jerome a Church in East Dorset. The Rev. Joseph f. Connolly pastor officiated at the requiem mass. Bearers were Charles Stan Riard of Manchester Center Richard Bellestri of Rutland Wallace Hoffmann of Bennington and Edward Mcdevitt of South Dorset burial was in St. Jerome a cemetery. Art exhibit at Moziy Stark Molly Stark school will hold its annual childrens Art exhibit wednesday in the Multi purpose room from 7 to 9 . Work of children in the third through ninth grades will be displayed such As screen prints mosaics paper mache water colors and Crayon etchings. Everyone is invited to come and browse. Children Are Welcome if accompanied by an adult. No admission charge. Spec. He Ani is i Payn Dorset a spec. 5. Francis g. Payne 31, son of mrs. Dennis Roberts of Dorset hollow was one of two soldiers killed Friday in Washington state during a night exercise on the Yakima firing Range. Both specialist Payne and pfc. James w. Of Grady of Rochester were killed when an army truck rolled Over a 25 foot embankment. Payne had served la years in the army. He was with Battery c., 4th howitzer battalion 42nd artillery. He had joined the service following Grade school. He continued High school studies in the army and had qualified in chemical warfare and As a mess Hall Cook. He was born in Dorset sept. 30, 1934. His father Carlton Payne died three years ago. Mrs. Payne has since remarried. Besides his Mother Payne is survived by his wife the former Zlatica link whom he married while on one of two military assignments in Germany and five children from 3 to 15 years old. They Are Gordona Rose Wreitha Freddie Patricia and Sylvia Payne a brother also in the army spec. 4 William Payne in Viet Nam with the 65th Engineer battalion 25th division two Sisters mrs. James Christman now in Dorset while her husband is in military service in England and mrs. Loren Butler also of Dorset. Last March spec. Payne and his family had been in Dorset while he Wras on furlough. When it ended he and the family moved to Washington state. Through the red Cross at Bennington spec. 4 Payne in Viet Nam has been notified and arrangements for him to return to Vermont for the funeral have been made. Funeral arrangements Are pending until arrival of the Soldier s body and a military escort. I it Vivi Simmons North Bennington a Herman m. Simmons prominent Engineer and manufacturer of Simmons boiler and systems died this morning at Putnam memorial Hospital. Or. Simmons suffered severe Burns in a tar explosion near his Home four weeks ago and his condition had been critical. A Complete obituary will appear in tuesdays Banner. Funeral arrangements Are under the direction of Mahar amp son funeral Home in Bennington. Friends May Call at the funeral Home tonight from 7 to 9 and tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . When the family will be in attendance. Mrs an Nii Vinti mrs. Annie Vince of Clarks Woods died unexpectedly this morning. Funeral arrangements Are pending at Hanson Walbridge funeral Home and a further obituary will appear in tuesdays Banner

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