Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives May 27 1966, Page 12

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 27, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 12-Benn in ton Banner Friday May 27, 1966 obituaries Lrroy l. Lief Okine Pownal a Leroy l. De Coigne 63, a resident at the Pownal area most of his life died thursday in Troy ., following a Long illness. He was the husband of the late Marlon Knapp. Born in Adams mass., dec. 24, 1902, he had made his Home for six years with his daughter mrs. Ann Miller of Grafton,. He was a retired Foreman of the Pownal tanning company and a communicant of our lady of Lourdes Church in North Pownal. He had been with the tanning company for 20 years before his retirement. Besides his daughter he is survived by two sons George l. De Coigne of Bennington and Leroy l. Decoigne jr., . Air Force one sister mrs. Lillian mandrel of Adams mass., and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be saturday at 7 30 . At the Thomas in. Barber funeral Home in Petersburg and at 8 in our lady of Lourdes Church North Pownal where a requiem High mass will be offered. Interment will be in Oak Hill cemetery Here. Friends May Call at the funeral Home this afternoon and evening. Aki Iii k l. Al Mim. Ion West Springfield mass. A Arthur l. Remington 55, of 686 Elm St., West Springfield formerly of Bennington president of the . Remington co. Installation contractors of Vest Springfield died unexpectedly on thursday morning at his Home. He had been planning to leave for Bennington at the time. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Springfield Hospital. Born in Manchester vt., dec. 18, 1910, he was a son of the late Ralph l. And Frances Wyman Remington. He had lived in West Springfield for 35 years. He was a graduate of Bay path Institute in Springfield and before establishing his own business he had been employed by Johns Manville. He was a member of Hope congregational Church Exchange club Springfield Lodge of elks and the building trades employers association. He leaves his wife mrs. Mable w. Raft Man Remington two sons Robert l. Of Westfield and Ward a. Of West Springfield and a grandson. An Uncle Louis Remington of Bennington is left and a number it amp cousins. The funeral will be held saturday at 1 30 . At Byron s funeral Home with the Rev. Charlesw Barnes pastor of Hope congregational Church officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Park cemetery. Visit ing hours Are today from 2 to 4 p. I. Municipal Houri bail of $500 was set in the Case of a Pownal youth charged in municipal court Friday with disturbing the Public peace the previous Day in Bennington. Unaccompanied by either a Parent or a lawyer Seymour Brooks had temporary pleas of not guilty entered for him by the court and was instructed to reappear in court tuesday to enter new pleas. Brooks was charged with a assaulting beating or striking Robert Buzzel and William Seneca and a a threatening Village unification to Lead Pat a some of the new officers of the Pennington elementary Pat pose for their picture following their election wednesday night. Seated Are or. And mrs. Lawrence b. Bangs of i West Side drive who Are co presidents. Others from left Are mrs. Philip of Jefferson Heights who with her husband Are co vice presidents mrs. Thomas f. Butterfield 2nd of 121 treasurer and t Elm St., re elected Secretary. Hagerman Ark St., re elected Eddington of 350 iss Eddy awarded National medal of Merit and 7 to 9 the opening meeting of the Bennington Garden club was featured by an illustrated lecture on californians redwoods and by the presentation of the Garden club of America medal of Merit to miss Ruth Eddy for her service in the movement to save the redwoods. Both the lecture and the medal were presented by mrs. Melvin e. Sawin past president of the Garden club of America and member of the advisory Council of the save the redwoods league. The meeting was held tuesday in the old Bennington schoolhouse. With eloquent words and slides mrs. Sawin Oaid tribute to Call area funerals j Amis i. Jim. I the funeral of James a judge of 244 depot St., Well known resident who died at Putnam memorial Hospital monday night was heavily attended in St. Francis de sales Church thursday morning. The it. Rev. Msgr. Francis b. Flanagan pastor was celebrant of the requiem High mass. A prayer at Mahar amp son funeral Home preceded the mass. Bearers were Gordon Kenyon North Bennington Nicholas mar a Michael j. Hogan James Hogan Joseph Giard and Peter Laflamme of Bennington. Wednesday night msgr. Flanagan led in recitation of the Rosary. Nurses and personnel of Putnam memorial Hospital visited the funeral Home to pay respects and also attended the funeral at the Church. Or. Judge s Walden theatre Williamstown mass. Thurs. Fri. Sat. May 26 27 28 Dre married uranian is Quot a fascinating film of a woman adrift on a sea of sex a a Bosley Crowther Times Adi its Only shown at 9 00 plus use to a Graf Milfs h Schne sister Mary is a nurse at the Hospital. Bennington Village employees also attended the services. Or. Judge had for some years been employed by the Village Highway department. Burial was in the family lot in Park Lawn cemetery with msgr. Flanagan offering the committal prayers. Relatives and friends attended from new York City Jackson Holcomb Watervliet Hartford conn., and the surrounding area. Miss m Ali Livingston the funeral of miss Mabel Livingston longtime resident of Bennington and former resident of Booth Terrace was held thursday afternoon at Hanson Walbridge funeral Home. The Rev. Melvin r. Mcgaughey first methodist Church pastor was the officiating Clergyman. Burial was in Park Lawn cemetery with the Rev. Or. Mcgaughey offering committal prayers. Miss Livingston is survived by two nieces mrs. Robert Harris of Troy ., and mrs. Charles Brantner of Bangor Maine. Fornia s magnificent coastal redwoods Sequoia Semper sirens and from her own travels and knowledge gave first hand impressions of the various Groves and of the wild Flowers and ferns on the Forest floor. The views did not picture Serene Beauty. A Lumberman struck bearing one enormous Redwood log told its own Story. Last year the lumber Industry Cut Down More than 15,000 acres of primeval redwoods Many of the Trees More than 2,000 years old. A vast number of these ancient Trees will be sawed up into lumber in the coming year. Protection is needed not Only from cutting but from fatal flooding. Legislation has been inadequate and slow. In the past 25 years a few areas have been saved through the efforts of conservation minded organizations such As Garden clubs and by private individuals. Miss Eddy has Long been deeply interested in the Fate of the Sequoias and she was recently not fed that a Redwood Grove is being named in memory of her Mother in recognition of her Loyal support of the organized Effort to save the species. Situated in the Prairie Creek state Park the Grove will Bear the name of Elizabeth Hart Shields Eddy. Miss Eddy knew that the meeting on the theme of the redwoods was intended to Honor her but she was taken by Surprise when mrs. Sawin presented her with the Garden clubs medal of Merit. Following the meeting or. And mrs. Ferdinand Mayer were hosts to members and their husbands at a reception at their Home in old Bennington. Attending from away were mrs. Charles f. Hovey of Chestnut Hill mass., zone i chairman of the National organization and or. And mrs. Melvin Sawin of Wakefield Rhode Island. Stock averages continued from Page i of Public information meetings on the charter and the Steps effects and implications of unification. Whether or not this action had constituted a a political action in the promotion of the charter s acceptance was the subject of some disagreement but there was agreement by the group that the committee s prime function had been one of study and drafting of the proposed charter and no tone of promotion of its acceptance. It was noted that while some of the committee s members had worked actively in the drafting of the charter they had when it actually came to the first vote voted against it. On this basis it was Felt that the committee As such could not actively promote acceptance of the local governmental Union. At the same time there was agreement that committee members As private individuals could take any action they chose in regard to the revote and it was Clear that several committee members would be working actively in this capacity. Taylor in a final comment thanked his committee members for their time Effort and interest a this has been one of the most rewarding committees i have Ever worked with a he said. The committee responded with a standing vote of thanks to Taylor. Soviets deny anti semitism London up a the soviet Union irked by communist charges of anti semitism vehemently denied today that the government discriminates against jews. A despite yarns to the contrary a said the English language soviet weekly a jews in the soviet Union enjoy the same rights and benefits As soviet citizens and take an Active part in every aspect of the country s the denial came less than a week after the British communist party suggested that a the ideological struggle against the remnants of anti semitism be improved and that greater care be exercised in the conducting of ideological work on religion and nationalism so As to avoid impermissible Crudi ties which have nothing to do with a principled marxist police officer Wallace Mattison thursday. Also charged with intoxication in Public Brooks was released in his own recognizance on this charge after a temporary not guilty plea was entered by the court. In a Case involving Petty larceny a sentence of five to six months at tire Windsor House of correction was ordered for Chester Preston of Waterbury who pleaded guilty May 2 to stealing $72.82 from the Possession of Fred Hutchinson in Bennington. Seven other cases heard in court Friday involved charges of motor vehicle Law violations. A Thomas l. Jackson 21, of 809 main St., was fined $15 plus costs after he pleaded guilty to driving without a learners permit May 23 in Bennington. A Joyce c. Goodwin 22, also of Bennington pleaded guilty to careless and negligent driving May 22 resulting in an Accident on it. 67a in Bennington. Apr. Gordon Adams confirmed her account of the Accident As occurring after she pulled in too quickly after passing another vehicle. She was fined $35 plus court costs. A Paul j. Robare 27, of Bennington was fined $15 plus court costs after he pleaded guilty to driving a car that had not been inspected May 18 in Shaftsbury. A another Case brought a Fine of $100 plus court costs for Anthony e. Rock 26, of Shaftsbury who pleaded guilty to driving a car while his License was suspended May 16 in Manchester. Judge Fienberg imposed an alternate suspended sentence of 30 Days in the county jail and placed Rock on probation until the Fine and costs could be paid. A Albert Stoessel 35, of Shaftsbury was fined $15 plus costs for driving without a License May 25 in Bennington. He pleaded guilty to the charge. Arthur j. Ferris 50, of West Palm Beach fla., was fined $15 plus costs or Hie Day in jail for driving an unregistered car earlier Friday in Bennington. Judge George m. Fienberg told Ferris he could consider the jail sentence served and gave him permission to depart. A Ralph r. Brown 18, Shaftsbury was fined $25 plus court costs after he pleaded guilty to driving a car with plates not assigned May 23 in Shaftsbury. Acting state s atty John h. Williams noted Brown had appeared in court april 13 and May 13 on defective equipment charges and judge Fienberg warned him against further court appearances. \ Iel Dow Jones Bache n Ion a it 30 industrials 20 railroads 15 utilities amp co., Albany 27. 1960 890.92�?.83 230.29�?.87 136.33�?.33 composite average 313.14 totals 1,990 too .64 shown at 7 25 Harte theatre now thru sat eve. 6 30 amp 8 46 excitement clings j i to him i x like a by w Dame Paul i Newman is Harper sat mat 2 j of the i mummies a Tomb 5 cartoons grab Baas pay of drink Hillier Orlove in tilt a in now thru Sun love lust courage and sacrifice or a John Bernard Smith Mam Rano Umon Metr Tolor la Puis Malles Otanm Viva Pont miss if a Inch live Sidney = Shelley Poitier a Winters Elizabeth Hartman a also a a the Money trap one Complete show at dusk children under 12 free Mon. Thru thurs. Feature shown f first. Fri. Thru Sun. Feature shown last. Postal clerk examination scheduled continued from Page i Junta a the posts of foreign affairs Interior police and information. A this is something we will have to look into further a by said. Previously the buddhists have urged the ouster of by and chief of state it. Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu. The buddhists in Saigon still were demanding their downfall in Well organized demonstrations that lasted Day and began again tonight. At least two americans were injured in the riots in Saigon when Buddhist demonstrators stoned their jeep when it ventured too close to a Pagoda. Thousands of persons suffered ill effects from the tear Gas and an unknown number of riot police were Hurt by Buddhist teen agers hurling two Inch squares of steel stolen from a shop. Bennington drive in now thru tues. New Rainbow officers a installed at masonic Temple wednesday night were Rainbow girls front i to a Betsy Hogel Faith Dorothy Hathaway Hope Diane Beecher new worthy advisor Jane Lackey associate advisor Susan White Charity second Row Susan Hogel recorder Nancy Humphrey outer observer Anna Harwood patriotism Diane Stewart treasurer rear Ruth Gavin chaplain Louise Vail Drill Leader Cynthia Preston immortality Donna Berry love. Fletcher Hall photo miss Diane Beecher installed in rain Bote girls ceremonies miss Diane Beecher daughter of mrs. Frank s. Beecher of Gage Street was installed on wednesday evening As worthy advisor order of the Rainbow for girls at the masonic Temple. Other officers installed were Jane Lackey worthy associate advisor Susan White Charity Dorothy Hathaway Hope Betsy Hogel Faith Louise Vail Drill Leader Ruth Gavin chaplain Donna Berry love Jacqueline Smith religion Cheryl Comstock nature Cindy Preston immortality Dawn Knapp Fidelity Anna Harwood patriotism Scott Wiskoski service Gloria Salter confidential observer and Nancy Humphrey outer observer. Or. And mrs. Fletcher Hall Are the Mother and dad advisors of the Assembly. Or. And mrs. John c. Barber or. And mrs. Frederick j. Beecher aunts and uncles of miss Beecher and mrs. Frank s. Beecher her Mother were presented representing her family. Or. Beecher escorted her to the East. Hikers make it but the plague does t an open competitive examine Tion for the position of substitute clerk and substitute Carrier in the Bennington Post office was announced today. All men and women who reside within the delivery limits of the Bennington Post office Are eligible to take this examination. The minimum age requirement is 18 years at the time of filing and there is no maximum age limit. Recent High school graduates meeting the age requirement Are encouraged to compete in this test. The Entrance salary As substitute clerk or Carrier is $2.57 per hour with annual increases up to a maximum of $3.50 per hour. Postmaster Stanley Pekalski commenting on this examination for postal positions Points out Many advantages such As automatic annual increases in salary until the top level is reached paid vacations and sick leave benefits group life insurance health benefits and a Model retirement plan. Application forms for this examination and copies of the announcement May be secured from the Post office. Hospital notes thursday m \ y 26, 1966 Duxbury up a Interior Secretary Stewart w. Udall and gov. Philip h. Hoff and about 40 hikers climbed it to the 2,500 foot level of camels Hump thursday but a plaque they were going to erect never made it. The group hiked two Miles to designate Camel s Hump state Forest As a a natural Beauty officials of the forests and Parks department who were supposed to carry the dedication plaque to the site took a few Steps along the Trail and decided the four mile trek could wait until a later Day. The hike highlighted Hoff s two Day conference on natural Beauty. Neither Udall an avid Mountain climber nor the governor appeared winded when they reached their destination. The hikers occasionally stopped along the Trail to drink from fresh Spring fed Mountain Flag Day streams. Udall and Hoff gave Brief talks before the dedication. The natural Beauty area idea is the newest addition to the forests and Parks department. The other department areas Are state forests and Parks. The hike took 21 hours and included legislators and Active conservationists. Bennington briefs program announced Gold Star mothers will meet at the soldiers Home Chapel sunday morning at 8 30 for the pre memorial service and at grand Union parking lot at 8 30 monday morning for the dedication and Parade. A food Sale is being sponsored by the Benld future homemakers of America saturday starting at to . Until noon at the Central Vermont Public service corp. Store. Sharon Damon and Colleen Burgess Are chairmen. Admissions mrs. Hilda ton. Barber Benning discharges baby Scott Holland Ira Mcdermott Bennington master Duane Sprague Eagle Bridge Charlotte Lake South Dorset. Births or. And mrs. William j. Hogan or. Of 107 Branch St., a son May 26. Or. And mrs. Michael Harrington of . Box 99, North Bennington a son May 26. Astronomy notes the Moon is at the first Quarter phase and is 229,800 Miles from Earth. It is influenced by its nearness to the Earth and goes around the Earth in the same manner As the Earth goes around the Sun. This motion is called revolution. The Moon turns around itself once every month and that motion is rotation. Consequently As the Moon revolves it also rotates. It Only shines by reflected Light. Bennington municipal court judge George m. Fienberg will be the principal speaker at the annual Flag Day ceremonies to be sponsored Here sunday june 12, by the Bennington elks club. Flag Day nationally is june 14 but the elks club traditionally has held its ceremonies on the sunday closest to this Day. The Observance to begin at 3 ., Vdell be open to the Public and Are urged to attend to pay respects to the National Flag and what it stands for. Other participants in the ceremonies will include the Bennington Catholic High school band. Further details of the program will be announced later. Emblem club officers will have a rehearsal tuesday at 7 45 . At the k of c Hall. It is important that officers attend As this will be the Only rehearsal for the installation ceremonies to be held june 2. Foe eagles 1861 a a candlelight room open Friday 7 . To i . Saturday 7 . To 12 in sunday i . Toll . Adv elks club every Friday night seafood Platter 5 . Till Are served. Adv elks club every Friday night seafood Platter 5 . Till Are served. Adv Paul w Illiams accompanied by mrs. Williams Sang a the lord s prayer Quot and other selections in keeping with the Rainbow ideals. Rail Simpson of the faculty of Bennington High school used a Fidelity and service Quot two of the color stations of Rainbow As the theme of his speech. The Rainbow Assembly presented their new worthy advisor with a bouquet of Pink carnations. After the ceremony guests enjoyed refreshments in the ballroom. Mrs. Frederick j. Beecher presided at the punch bowl assisted by mrs. Robert b. Seale and miss Bonnie Barber. Members of the Oes masons order of the Demolay and friends and relatives from the Bennington area Manchester and Springfield mass., attended the installation. Nursing Home a open House set nursing Home week is formally celebrated this week and in keeping with this Celebration Sourdiffe nursing Home is holding open House saturday from 2-4 . The Public is cordially invited to drop in Between these hours and help Honor the senior citizens of the Community. A guided tour by members of the nursing Home staff will be offered to interested persons. Refreshments will be served. Area physicians Iii committee posts two Bennington area physicians were among those named to a number of boards and committee assignments at the annual meeting of the Vermont state medical society held at Wentworth by the sea . This week. Or. Clifford b. Harwood of Manchester Center was named to the society a mediation Board and to the committees on aging and indigent care. Or. Oliver h. Durand of Bennington was named to the advisory committee to the women a auxiliary and to the Public health committee. A i thieves i alight Saigon up a two . Soldiers in an american truck disguised As a garbage Van but loaded with $13,000 Worth of military food Brandy and wine were arrested South vietnamese police said today. They said the soldiers were delivering the military goods to the Black Market. Of dec Doc Doc Doc in pc Doc Doc Doc Doc Doc knotty Pine restaurant Tutti it not a fast luncheon my a Johnr a dinners a banquets your Host Don Ratelle open s . I i . Sundays 8 . 9 . Closed mondays u us xxx Smi Row night Only Soi p j in ice Chi it c up prime ribs of reef a or baked potato mashed French Fries vegetable a salad a Coffee a Lea a milk ice Ream a pudding a Juho a it t w k Sini w up Sci Al soup juice Fri it cup roust fresh loin of pork potatoes a vegetable salad Coffee i v a a ice Ream pudding jello c i a Jort. 7, North Bennington re. Dial 442-9754

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