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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 17, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 10-Hennington Banner monday May 17, 1965 Clarence w. White of North Bennington prominent in civic affairs Dies at 86 municipal court North Bennington Clarence w. White Long prominent in the business and Clit life of North Bennington died at Putnam memorial Hospital saturday following a Long illness. He was 86, born in North Bennington Jan. To 1879, he was the son of Hawley c. And Margie Watson White. He attended school Here and graduated from North Bennington High school and later from the Eastman school of business in Poughkeepsie . At that time the a c. White co., founded by his father was engaged in the manufacture of the old time stereo titans and stereoscopic pictures. While still a Young Man just out of school Clarence White embarked on several years of Exten take pictures to for the stereo Sive travel to be reproduced Scopac process. At the turn of the Century when travel outside the United states was limited he visited All of Europe including Turkey and Russia South America and Many parts of Africa in his Hunt for pictures. On his return he joined the family firm and was Active in its management until it closed in 1935. Although he retired at that time from business life he remained Busy with a multitude of activity on behalf of the Community. He married Alice m. Welling who died in 1949. In september 1952, he married Prutia b. Weir who survives. He was the inventor of the original kiddie Kar the wooden three wheeled vehicle beloved by Small children. The first of these he built As a toy for his own children but it proved so popular with them and their friends that the invention was taken Over by the h. C. White co., which built and sold by them All Over the world. One of the first models of the old die Kar is preserved in the Bennington museum. For Many years a trustee of the Village of North Bennington it was during his tenure that he played a principal role in working out details of the deed of gift from mrs. F. B. Jennings under which the water Supply Here was Given by mrs. Jennings to the people of North obituaries Robert la. Hewitt funeral services for Robert Harold Hewitt 30, son of or. And mrs. Harold w. Hewitt of town farm Road who died May 9 in Atco n.j., were held this afternoon at Hanson Walt Ridge funeral Home. The Rev. W. Earle Forman Church of god pastor officiated and burial was in Park Lawn cemetery. Or. Hewitt had resided in new years. He had received his education in Bennington schools and had attended the Church of god. Survivors besides ids parents include his wife the former Elizabeth Faulkner of Kentucky one son Robert g. Hewitt two Sisters mrs. Francis Mclark of Bennington mrs. Helen Green Ough of Burlington also a Niece three nephews and several aunts uncles and cousins. Miss Helen Quackenbush South Yarmouth miss Helen m. Quackenbush 80, a native of Hoosick who had worked As a registered nurse until her retirement in 1949, died thursday at Cape cod Hospital in Hyannis following a Short illness. Miss Quackenbush received her training at Albany Hospital school of nursing and spent her career in various positions at Brooklyn Hospital. She attended Ball Seminary Hoosick Falls and Wilbraham mass., Academy. Since last August she had resided with a Niece mrs. Helen Bain of South Yarmouth. Survivors include another Niece mrs. Lydia Hewitt of Petersburg and a Nephew sgt. Benjamin a s. Quackenbush stationed in Georgia. The funeral was held sunday in South Yarmouth. Interment will be tuesday at 2 . In Maple Grove cemetery Hoosick Falls. Clarence w. White Bennington. He remained As chairman of the North Bennington water Board until a few years ago. For the past 45 years he has served As a director of the first National Bank of Bennington. He was elected vice president of the Bank in 1950, a Post he held until 1961, when poor health forced him into Semi retirement. He was one of the original trustees of the Mccullough Library a director of paran recreations and president of the North Bennington cemetery association. In the 1930s or. White joined with other Public spirited citizens in forming the North Bennington Village improvement society a group that played an Active part in planting Trees and shrubbery and working to beautify the physical aspect of the Village they loved. He was one of the oldest members of the North Bennington congregational Church which he joined in november 1893, and to which he devoted much time and Effort throughout his life. For Many years he served As president of its Board of trustees and at the time of his death was a Deacon emeritus of the Church. Always interested in Young people he served on the Board of directors of the Bennington Myca and for some years took an Active part in the program As Leader of a his group of High school boys in North Bennington. Another of his interests was the american red Cross. He was for a number of years chairman of the Bennington county chapter of the red Cross and directed a number of its fund drives. He enjoyed swimming and boating and owned a Camp at Brant Lake n. A a a where the family spent Many Summers. Besides his widow he is survived by a daughter mrs. Joel Dorothy to wart and two grandchildren Linda and Joel Towart All of North Bennington. A son Frederick w. White died in 1951. He is also survived by a brother l. Ray White of Yonkers n. Y., and two Sisters mrs. Harold Marlon Rie Mann of North Bennington and mrs. Hans Marjorie Friederich of Bennington also nieces and nephews. A funeral service for or. White will be held tuesday at 2 . At the North Bennington congregational Church with burial in the family lot in Grandview cemetery to follow. Friends May Call at his Home on Mechanic Street Here anytime monday afternoon and evening. Should friends desire contributions in his memory May be made to the congregational Church in North Bennington. . Bennington briefs no parking will be permitted thursday morning Between 7 and 9 at the North Street parking lot it was announced today by Arthur Toge Theberge Village Highway commissioner. This is necessary so the lot can be cleaned. On Friday Between the same hours the armory parking lot will be closed to parking. The next regular meeting of the american legion auxiliary will be held tuesday at 8 . At the legion Home. Mrs. Norton Barber of old Bennington spoke today Over station Syb Rutland on a valuable roles open to our Junior this was the first of a series of programs being sponsored by the Federated Garden clubs of Vermont and is one of five which will be on the preservation of the natural Beauty of Vermont. The others will be on gardening subjects. The 1945 class of North Bennington High school will hold a reunion this year and has located the addresses of All but one member. Anyone knowing the whereabouts now of miss Irma Veihelmann who lived in Shaftsbury at that time is asked to Contact mrs. Earl Hamilton 229 Bradford St., Tel. 2-5159. Funeral miss Ester Hertzog dutch maid representative of a line of clothing will be at masonic Temple a week from tonight at 8 and not tonight As was incorrectly reported to the Banner previously. Students at the Molly Stark school who have been taking Art will have a special exhibit of their work at the school Friday from 7 30 to 9 . The display which is open to the Public is of work prepared in the Art classes taught by mrs. John Koziol. The Vermont state Grange Dairy Queen contest and lecturer program will be held at Vermont technical College at Randolph Center next sunday. All Queen contestants must be in the Hall at 12 30 . The program starts at i Sharp. There will be a Basket lunch at 11 30 . Milk will be free and Barbecue Chicken can be purchased at the grounds. Beech Street Parent teacher group will hold its last meeting of the year tuesday at 7 30 . At Molly Stark school. A musical program will be presented by Robert l. Mitchell 20, a Williams College student from Brooklyn . Was fined $40.10 after he pleaded no contest in municipal court this morning to a careless and negligent driving charge. Mitchell was represented by atty. Stephen h. Gilman. According to states atty. R. Marshall Witten Mitchell was the Driver of a 1965 my sports car that was involved in an acct Putnam Hose annual fair May 27-31 the Putnam Hose company is planning an annual fair May 29 to 31. The auxiliary plans to assist with the event which has been held for two years now. The main purpose is to raise funds to Purchase new uniforms for All the men which they did last year in time for the firemen a convention. They plan this year to extend the fair one More Day and Are in Hopes of erasing the debt on the uniforms. The newly organized auxiliary will hold its first meeting to elect officers on june 9 at 8 . At the firehouse. All wives of present members and retired past members Are invited. The auxiliary plans a food Sale at the fair saturday May 29, starting at i . At the firehouse. And they will be giving away a food Basket on the closing night of the fair May 31. Two fund raising projects have been held at the unit and a products party is planned for thursday with proceeds going to Purchase equipment for the Kitchen and other needed accessories. Youth injured in Village crash a 17-year-old Bennington youth was released from Putnam memorial Hospital sunday night after treatment for injuries received when he had lost control of his car while making a turn and crashed into a parked car. Involved in the collision a v a g cording to Bennington Village Mitringa cow put police was Lloyd g. Wright of Maple Haven trailer court. Of a ills it i a Wright who according to to pc lice had neither registration papers for his Plymouth Sedan nor an operators License was travelling North on South Street. He failed to negotiate a right turn onto Crescent Boulevard and crashed into a 1957 Chevrolet station Wagon parked in the lot at miners Gulf service station at the Corner of the intersection. The left front ends of both cars were damaged. Wright claimed to police that his brakes had failed. Two other cars received minor damage in a collision at Putnam Square late sunday afternoon Village police reported. Involved were a 1962 Mega operated by Albert s. Hislop of Portsmouth n.h., and a 1957 Pontiac convertible owned by Raymond j. Pat Rideau of Pittsfield mass. Police also reported that a 1959 Chevrolet two door Sedan was stolen from Raymond a Quin of 317 pleasant St. Sometime saturday night or sunday morning. The full registration Dent Friday at the Junction at Monument Avenue and Vermont 9 near the Walloomsac inn in old Bennington. Mitchell who was travelling South on Monument Avenue across Vermont 9, collided with the rear end of a 1965 valiant operated by Diane c. Fletcher of Kendal Park n.j., which was travelling East on Vermont 9. Mitchells car was extensively and the Fletcher car moderately damaged. Mrs. Fletcher complained of a sore left Elbow but said she would see her own doctor. The Accident was investigated by old Bennington police chief Joseph Young with assistance from an officer from the Bennington Village police department. David b. Kollender 20, a Williams College student from Lynbrook ., pleaded guilty by waiver to a charge that on thursday he drove a motorcycle after dark without lights on the Bennington College Road. The court imposed a $20 Fine. Ernest Fritz 49, of Yonkers ., was fined $20 after he pleaded guilty by waiver to a charge that on Friday he drove in excess of the Speed limit on . 7 in Manchester. St. Francis Ptg to hear Bohne St. Francis Parent teacher group will hold its annual meeting at Bennington Catholic High school wednesday at 7 30 . Paul Bohne . Weather observer will be the guest speaker. Instead of the usual dinner to end the school year the group plans to have a deluxe dessert served by mrs. Lew Levin and mrs. Edward Haddad with the help of the first and second Grade mothers. The new slate of officers will be introduced. They Are or. And mrs. Lew Levin co presidents mrs. Robert Maguire vice president mrs. Joseph Wassick Secretary and mrs. Ronald Alderman treasurer. Fair tickets Are ready for members and the committee will have a report ready at this meeting. Number of the car a two tone mrs. Ruth Watkin. Green and White Model was not immediately known police said because the cards registration papers had been inside the vehicle. The first two numerals of the number however Are 8-9. Mrs. Irma w. Knox the funeral of mrs. Irma Wede Meyer Knox who was formerly of this area was held Friday afternoon at the Hanson Walbridge funeral Home. The Rev. Melvin r. Mcgaughey pastor of the first methodist Church officiated and also gave the committal prayers at hindi Luville cemetery where burial took place. Bearers were Clarence per Cey Leon Percey Robert per Cey Harold Percey Pierre la flamme and Rosario Aubin. Relatives and friends were in attendance from Naugatuck conn., Gates and Utica ., Snyders Lake Albany and Whitesboro . Harte theatre phone 2-4990 Bennington it tonight thru tues. Eve. 6 30 and 8 45 . It begins where Peyton place Quot left off return to Peyton place choose now. From our Large selection of summer Slacks from Burt Bros. Beni Parent teacher association will meet tuesday at 7 30 . In the Multi purpose room of the school. A panel discussion on a where do we go from Here Quot will feature the program. Election of officers will also take place. Edwin Studwell has donated a prize of a free air plane ride for two to the scotch foursome of it. Anthony country club. The prize will be Given away wednesday. Golfers will tee off Between 4 30 and 6 30 . With dinner at 8 . If weather prevents play dinner will be at 7 with an interesting program to follow. The Board of directors of the Bennington area Myca will be held tuesday starting at 6 with a dinner served by the auxiliary. A report will be Given of the new England area Council meeting attended by James f. Davis Waldo c. Holden John p. Riddle and Leonard j. Black. Reports will be Given by committee chairmen Harry j. Eddington for program Arthur j. Dewey for facilities and Herbert h. Leonard for planning. Members of the Bennington Myca camera club Are asked to meet at 7 tonight at the y for one More session of putting together a kit of materials which will be used to help provide the club with instruction in camera handling and Darkroom techniques. The Board of trustees of the United counselling service will hold its regular May meeting on wednesday in the conference room of the us Dewey Street. Thunder rout opens season barrel Ernie Reed of Plattsburgh ., won the 30-Lap feature at opening Day sunday of Thunder Road with a crowd of about 5,000 on hand. Winner of the first heat was Jean Paul Cabana of Montreal the second was taken by Bob Karbonek of Winchendon mass., and the Consolation race by Dick Nephew of Moore a Forks . In the flying Tiger division uncaged for the first time Norm Burl of Plattsburgh was the Winner. Waterway continued from Page i few facts that we have available at the Macomber said the governor would a think very carefully Quot before he committed the state to deepening of the Lake to form a deep Barge transportation canal connecting the St. Lawrence and Hudson Rivers. Among the chief advocates of such a waterway is sen. George Aiken a it. The committee was formed by opponents to the idea who want to make sure the lakes recreational facilities and Scenic Beauty is not damaged by a Barge canal. Most of the opponents come from Vermont and new York state along both sides of the Lake. Myca schedule monday boys gym classes Junior High 3-4 Grade school 4-5 senior High 5-6 air Force Reserve 8-10 camera club 7. Tuesday red Brick Bowling class 3-4 red Brick gym class 4-5 Myca bound of directors meeting. 6-9. Wednesday Baton classes 330-6j30 or. His 7-8 Industrial management club 7-10. Thursday a chess club 7-9 social recreation leadership workshop 3 30-5 30 social recreation leadership workshop 7-9 bricklayers local 73c. Friday boys gym classes Junior High 3-4 Grade school 4-5 senior High 5-6. Saturday or. Rifle 9-12 Rod amp gun club. Club Al crude school the Spring choral concert of Bennington High school with a group from the elementary school will be presented wednesday night at 7 30 in the Al purpose room at the elementary school. Director will be mrs. Elizabeth Gilmore school vocal supervisor. Participating will be the mixed chorus of Beni the Harmon ettes the choral Aires a group of All state singers and one selected group from the elementary school. A diversified program has been arranged and anyone interested is Welcome. Many of the participants will be singing in the Tri state music festival which is in Bennington Friday and saturday. Viet Nam continued from Page i United states has an adequate number of troops in South Viet Nam a for the moment. A however there a no magic limit on what we should or could bring in. The real question is what a necessary to do the Taylor said the . Seventh Fleet is now assisting a very actively Quot in controlling communist infiltration by sea. Further improvement is expected As new plans Are put into effect in the coming few weeks he said. The former chief of the joint chiefs of staff was asked if the War in South Viet Nam has changed for the better or the worse in the past few months. A i think there a no doubt that the situation has improved in South Viet Nam in the military and political sense Quot Taylor replied. A the air action against the North has had a very Clear effect in improving the military Moertle. A was a result the troops Are performing better in the Field. And certainly the government Here in Saigon is bringing that stability we be been seeking for so Taylor said he did not think the communist regime in North Viet Nam had shown any sign or willingness to end its aggression against South Viet Nam As a result of the bombing of communist territory North of the 17th parallel. A i done to think you can Point to anything to suggest that Hanoi has Given up or intends to give up at this moment Quot Taylor said. A also i would add that i think it is too Early to look for these signs. A we have a very Tough enemy and he is not going to show any signs of weakness at this editor s note . Ambassador Max Ell la. Taylor surveyed the military and political situation in South Viet Nam in an exclusive interview with Earnest Hoberecht vice president and general manager for Asia. Buckler charter cd members charter members of the Catholic daughters of America court of St. Andrew no. 2s9, pose at the organizations 50th anniversary dinner sunday at the Paradise restaurant. In front Are miss Rosella Hackett mrs. Bridgid Hogan miss Mae Lamarre mrs. Mary Leahy and mrs. Mary cunning. Standing Are mrs. Katherine Mcdermott mrs. Katherine Keeler mrs. Elizabeth Hurley miss Mary Carney and mrs. Julia Edgerton of North Adams mass., who was originally a charter member of the court of St. Andrew. Mrs. Katherine Dumas was unable to attend. Bishop recalls Bennington Days for cd 50th anniversary Here the most Rev. Robert f. Joyce Bishop of Burlington told 165 members of the Catholic daughters of America cd Here sunday evening that the Catholic churches a new look Quot Means that a you can be Lively Active and zealous participants in the life and work of the a a we re living in wonderful times Quot he added a when conditions Are Ideal for effective action by the occasion for Bishop Joyce a remarks was the 50th anniversary of the Catholic daughters of America court St. Andrew no. 259. The Bishop was guest speaker at a dinner at the Paradise restaurant. The Bishop who has attended the meetings of the Vatican Council in Rome told his audience that a you Are the Church and we the clergy Are just spiritual servants. The commission Christ gave the Church is yours As much As ours. You being More numerous and living in All the highways my byways of the world also have a responsibility to spread the message of the he recalled that Many years ago he had been a curate at St. Francis de sales Church in Bennington and added that he remembered nearly All of the to charter members of the local Catholic daughters who were honoured sunday evening. He presented an award to each of them. Fifty years ago when the court St. Andrew was established Here he noted most of the Catholic population in Vermont had arrived recently from the a old not Many members of the Faith were Well established in business or the professions. Things have changed though guest up Fakir the most Rev. Robert f. Joyce Bishop of Burlington Speaks sunday evening at a dinner marking the 50th anniversary of the Catholic daughters of America court St. Andrew no. 259. Listening at left Are the it. Rev. Msgr. Francis b. Flanagan pastor of St. Francis de sales Church and mrs. Marion Mccaffery of Burlington state Regent. He said. Many Catholic laymen Are now prominent and Are a exerting a Strong moral and spiritual influence through their Bishop Joyce stalk was liberally sprinkled with anecdotes about his Long career. Mrs. Anne Cummings grand Regent was toastmaster. Seated at the head table were mrs. Marion Mccaffrey of Burlington state Regent miss Frances Kingsley of Rutland state vice Regent the Rev. Frances Candon of Vergennes state chaplain mrs. Viola Ferguson past state Regent mrs. Marion Hanley of Poultney mrs. Jean Stone vice two Day science seminar Here on cancer research scientific and medical personnel from across the Eastern United states Canada and even England will be among those attending a special science seminar sponsored Here Friday and saturday by the Putnam memorial Hospital Institute for medical research. The symposium to Deal with latest developments in cancer research and related Fields will feature seven a distinguished women of lectures Given by the seven women will All be presented at the auditorium at St. Joseph College in old Bennington. While understanding of the seven lectures generally presupposes some medical or scientific background the symposium is also open to interested laymen. Persons who would like to attend should Contact the research institutes director or. Helen a Toolan regarding registration. The first four lectures to be held Friday afternoon will All relate to a the hot subject of whether viruses can cause human cancer a according to or. Toolan. The speakers and their subjects during the Friday afternoon session Are or. Cecelie Feuchtenberger professor department of cytochemistry Swiss Institute for experimental cancer research Lausanne Switzerland a the significance of the intracellular nucleic acid metabolism for virus infections and tutors a a at i . Or. Charlotte Friend associate member Sloan Kettering autos damaged Iii North Bennington two cars were damaged sunday afternoon in an Accident in North Bennington according to state police. The mishap occurred police said when a car driven by Mildred Hathaway 64, of Albany ., went out of control while travelling East around a Sharp curve on Vermont 67 and struck a parked car owned by Roy m. Sanborn 33, of North Bennington. Mrs. Hathaway suffered a bruised right . Both vehicles were moderately damaged according to the investigating officer. Institute for cancer research new York City a recent studies on a virus induced Murine leukaemia Quot at 2 . Or. Bernice e. Eddy chief Section on experimental virology division of biologic standards National Institute of health Bethesda my. A studies on the Oncogenic viruses Simian virus a 40 and human adenovirus Type 12�?� at 3 . Or. Sarah e. Stewart division of viral oncology National cancer Institute National Institute of health Bethesda a viruses in cultured human Lymphoma cells a a at 4 . Three More lectures on less closely related Fields will be presented saturday morning. The speakers and their subjects for this session Are or. Marguerite Sykes assistant attending physician in the chemotherapy service James Ewing Hospital and in the department of Medicine memorial hos Pital new York City a clinical aspects of cancer chemotherapy a review a a at 9 . Or. Alice e. Moore associate member Sloan Kettering Institute a cell through cell transit a movie Quot at to . Or. Ruth Sager department of zoology Columbia University new York City a non Chromoko Mal heredity a a at la . Each hours session will consist of a 45-minute lecture with a 15-minute question and answer period. Moderator for the symposium will be or. Robert j. Slater Dean of the University of Vermont medical College. To Complete the two Day session there will be an open House saturday afternoon from i to 3 30 at the Putnam Institute for medical research. Regent of the Bennington court mrs. Anna Mae Shanahan lecturer of the Bennington court it. Rev. Msgr. Francis b. Flanagan pastor of St. Francis de sales Church Rev. Thomas Bransfield assistant at St. Francis Rev. Joseph Wiseman pastor of sacred heart Church Rev. Walter Miller pastor of St. John the Baptist Church North Bennington and Everett Mccaffrey of Burlington. Representatives of the cd from Hoosick Falls . Manchester Rutland Burlington Pittsfield mass., Adams mass., Lenox mass., North Adams mass Springfield and Poultney attended the anniversary dinner. Mrs. Catherine Dermody was chairman of the affair mrs. Cummings was co chairman. Mrs. Margaret Dailey accompanied by miss Louise Harris Sang to cd selections. State k of c names officers Windsor a renamed for his third one year term As state Deputy of the knights of Columbus state Council at the 67th annual meeting May 15 and 16 Here was Charles Jasmin of Montpelier. The father Fontaine Council of Windsor was Host Council. Gerald e. Morrissey of the Bennington Council was re elected state advocate. The other officers All re elected Are Kenneth Littlefield of Waterbury state Secretary William Hebert of Winooski state treasurer Thomas Kane of Winooski state Warden. The Rev. Gerald Buford of St. Michael a College will continue As state chaplain. The most Rev. Robert f. Joyce Bishop of Burlington spoke saturday night. Principal speaker was Emmett Burke supreme director of k of c from Yonkers . The next convention will be held May 14 and 15 at Bellows f alls with Council no. 753 serving As Host. Attending from Bennington were Gerald e. Morrissey state advocate j. Russell Carpenter and c. Mason Amadon delegates and Leo Plourde faithful navigator of Bennington fourth degree Assembly. Stock averages Dow Jones Bache is co., Albany noon 30 industrials 935.52 �?4.10 20 railroads 209.05 a .45 15 utilities 101.80 .07 composite average 321.63 a 1.00 totals 2,300,000 Luis bes building supplies you la be surprised How we can save Yon $ h. Greenberg amp son inc. Bennington it. 321 main St. Dial 2-6324 i i

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