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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - November 26, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 12-Bennington Banner tuesday november 26, Ltd of leading funeral procession mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy and her Brothers in Law attorney general Robert Kennedy and sen. Edward Kennedy head funeral procession from White House to St. Matthew s roman Catholic Church monday. A photo a Salute John f. Kennedy jr., three years old monday salutes his father s casket. The body of the Siam president was being taken to Arlington National cemetery. Rescue squad to Benefit from rotary auction the Bennington rotary club has announced that it will donate 50 per cent of the net profit from its annual auction dec. 7 to the Bennington Rescue squad. In making the announcement at the clubs meeting on Friday president John Kennedyjr. Said it is estimated the auction will net some $1,400. The rotary a ski committee has also been authorized to spend $1,000 to install poles and lights on the clubs ski run at the it. Anthony country club and to Purchase a used car to provide Power to operate the rope Tow. In addition to the funds the Bennington Rescue squad will receive from the rotary club the squad is Busy conducting a Campaign to sell a specially prepared edition of the sunday Albany times Union which will carry stories and pictures of the squad. Bennington High school and Bennington Catholic High school Are donating $50 to the Rescue squad from student activity funds As a student a thank you to the squad for going to All football games this fall to stand by if needed. Area schools close wednesday at noon Bennington Village schools and All schools in the Bennington Southwest school District will close at noon wednesday for the thanksgiving recess it was announced today. A supt. Leon e. Wagner in making the announcement said that the District includes Arlington greater Bennington North Bennington North Pownal Shaftsbury and Woodford. The schools will reopen on monday. Six area churches join in thanksgiving service six Bennington Church congregations will join in a United thanksgiving service wednesday at 7 30 . At the first methodist Church. It will be the largest such joint service Here in recent years. The offering taken at the service will be Given to share our substance an interfaith Relief program administered by the Church world service. Each Dollar contributed sends overseas 300 pounds of surplus foods provided by the . Government. Clergy taking part in the service and their respective churches Are the Rev. H. Glenn Payne of the first Baptist Church who will give the Sermon the Rev. Stephen c. Greene of the second congregational Church who will give the pastoral prayer the Rev. W. Earle for Man of the first Church of god who will give the Call to worship the invocation and the responsive Reading rabbi Leopold Kagan of the Bennington hebrew congregation who will give the Benediction and the Rev. Melvin r. Mcgaughey pastor of the Host Church who will open the service with welcoming remarks Hospital motes monday nov. 25 admissions mrs. Marion Cutler miss Heidi Craddock mrs. Romona Craddock mrs. Margaret Stitt mrs. Catherine Morse Bennington master Vaughn Sharkey Hoosick master Paul j. Harrington Shaftsbury James Kelleher South Dorset. D is charges mrs. Barbara Hogan Bennington mrs. Rebecca Sherwin and son Hoosick Falls mrs. Barbara Mclernon and son West Dover mrs. Leone Pospesil Jacksonville it. Mrs. Agnes Sallisky Shaftsbury mrs. Cordelia Comar Manchester Center Albert Slade Manchester depot. Births or. And mrs. Philip 3ahan of . 2, Arlington a daughter on nov. 25. Or. And mrs. Charles Good rum of Sycamore Lane Shaftsbury a daughter on nov. 25. Harte theatre Bennington it. Phone 2-4990 now playing eve. Shows 6 30 amp 8 47 j Kimhia Pip la is a Caro Reed whence Iee Hun Harvey Remick Bates _ the running Man sew John Mortimer a a John r Sion base in he now a she f i a h . A Quot Ltd it Reed a Navillon May Attoh Cotow starts wed. Quot the Wheeler dealers will give the offertory prayer and will read the thanksgiving proclamation issued by the late president Kennedy. The first methodist Sanctuary choir will sing several selections organist will be Harold Macdonald or. Members of the congregations of these churches plus those of old first Church congregational Are expected to be present. These churches plus the Shaftsbury methodist Church the Christian missionary Alliance the North Bennington congregational Church and the seventh Day adventist Church also joined in a memorial service monday morning in Honor of the late president Kennedy. The service held in the first methodist Church which was filled to overflowing was sponsored by the Bennington Council of churches. Clergy taking part were the Rev. Or. Forman the Rev. Or. Greene rabbi Kagan the Rev. Or. Mcgaughey Corneli Sclark of the Christian missionary Alliance the the Rev. Angus j. Macdonald of the Shaftsbury methodist Church. A member of the Bennington veterans of foreign wars Post provided a color guard. Municipal court Donald p. Snyder jr., 21, of Shaftsbury pleaded guilty this morning in municipal court to a charge that he drove nov. 19 on . 7 in Bennington without a learner s permit. Judge George m. Fienberg imposed a Fine of $30.10 with an alternate sentence of 15 Days in Bennington county jail. States atty. R. Marshall Witten told the court that a vehicle driven by Snyder came to the attention of a police officer when the officer spotted it travelling along . 7 a at excessive just As the officer overtook the vehicle according to Witten Snyder who was sitting in the Drivers seat attempted to change places with his wife a passenger in the car. Witten noted that Snyder had been convicted nov. 20 of shooting a Deer with horns Shorter than three inches in length. A Summit n.j., Man Peter b. Wiley 21, was fined $40.10 after he pleaded guilty to careless and negligent driving. Police said Wiley was involved in an Accident nov. 17 on Vermont 346 in Pownal. William w. Wheeler 17, of Readsboro pleaded guilty to a charge that his vehicle had not been inspected in october As required by Law. Judge Fienberg imposed a Fine of $15.10. John j. Lafountain 49, of 124 Leblanc ave. Was fined $15 after he pleaded guilty to a charge that on aug. 29, 1962 he had violated the Village s parking meter ordinance by parking overtime. He had pleaded not guilty to the charge aug. 23. Stock averages Dow Jones Bache amp co., Albany noon 30 industrials 727.9216.43 20 railroads 169.61 i 3.20 15 utilities 136.20 1.23 composite average256.96 4.86 sales 3,980,000 rep. Stafford to address Gra dec. 9 rep. Robert t. Stafford r-vt., will discuss the results of the first session of the 88th Congress in a speech Here dec. 9. Stafford will speak at a dinner meeting sponsored by the greater Bennington association at the Paradise restaurant. The Public is invited and tickets Are now available at the Goa office on South Street. Tile meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 . Following his talk Stafford who is serving his second term in Congress and is a member of the armed services committee will answer questions from the floor. The meeting according to Donald c. Hicks Goa executive director is one of a Goa sponsored series in which government leaders Are invited to present their views on subjects a of vital interest to the people of this Goa has sponsored talks during the past year by Harold r. Ron Raynolds democratic candidate for Congress in 1962 former gov. F. Ray Keyser and gov. Philip h. Hoff. Area obituaries Anthony Zilinskas Hoosick Falls . A Anthony Zilinskas 63, of 23 Cummings St., was found dead about 7 50 . Monday in a Field near the Bissonette gravel bed about a half mile from his Home. He had been reported missing by his son Elgard to Hoosick Falls Village police at 6 15 . Or. Philip Martinez of Hoosick Falls pronounced or. Zilinskas dead. The body was taken to the Leo j. Mahar funeral Home 43 main St., and later to Samaritan Hospital in Troy where an autopsy will be performed at the direction of Rensselaer county Coroner Anthony e. Matera. Or. Zilinskas left Home about 3 ., monday with his Beagle hound. When he was reported missing Village police called the town of Hoosick Rescue squad. About 15 police officers and Rescue squad members started a search which resulted in finding the body. Sci investigator . Hoop Camp and trooper Thomas of Donnell of the East Greenbush station of troop g also went to the scene. Police chief Frank j. Demick of Hoosick Falls directed the search for the missing Man. Or. Zilinskas had been re ported in ill health. Minor scratches on the body Are believed to have been caused by his falling Over a barbed wire Fence. Coroner Materia was withholding an official decision in the Many a death pending the results of the autopsy. George a. Lewis Dorset a a committal service for George a. Lewis who died unexpectedly thursday at his Home in Cambridge mass., will be held at 2 30 ., Friday at Maple Hill cemetery. Or. Lewis had been a summer resident Here for a number of years. He is survived by his wife mrs. Margaret child Lewis and a daughter Joan a. Lewis of Cambridge. Man Chester schools closed till monday Manchester a children of this town Start their thanksgiving Holiday weekend today. There will be no session of the elementary school wednesday due to a District teachers meeting and As customary Friday is included in the weekend Holiday. Pupils will assemble again monday. Out water named to new Post in army reserves maj. Robert s. Outwater of Bennington has been elected vice president for army affairs of the Troy Aiea chapter Reserve officers association of the United states. He was also appointed to the department of new York memorial building fund committee. Maj. Outwater enlisted in the army in 1941 As a private and Rose to his present rank of major. During world War ii he served with the 89th division 314th combat engineers in the european theater of operations. At present he is Deputy personnel director of the 1389th logistical command . Army Reserve training Center in Albany. He is employed by the Henry m. Tuttle company of Bennington in the capacity of sales manager. He is past president and director of Little league and a member of Bennington Lodge no. 13, of amp am. He is married to the former Hilda Tollisen and has three children Robert Alice and Thomas. R ural fire dept. Auxiliary plans Christmas party the Christmas party and dinner of the Bennington Rural fire dept. Auxiliary will be held dec. 12 it was announced at the regular meeting of the unit nov. 18. Fifteen members were present. Each is to bring a Dollar gift for the grab bag. Those planning to attend should meet at the Willow Road firehouse at 9 . That Date. The thanksgiving Basket has been Given to Harold d. Bolan of hollow Hill Road Lanesboro mass. Refreshments committee for the january meeting will be mrs. Olive Macauley and mrs. Grace Hurley. Mrs. Cecile Watson received the mystery package at the meeting and a plastic party followed the meeting. Refreshments of sandwiches cupcakes and Coffee were served. Missing Hunter found Safe in Somerset Philip Brace 20, of 717 main St., a Hunter missing since sunday was found in a Safe but exhausted condition monday afternoon by two Wilmington game wardens in a Camp in the Somerset area North of where the Man had last been seen. The two wardens were part of a search party made up of nearly too volunteers state police and other state personnel who had been combing the area All Day monday. Or. Milton Wolfe of Wilmington who joined the search party found that Brace did not require medical attention. The Bennington Man was taken Home by sgt. John Poljacik commander of the Shaftsbury Barracks of the state police who supervised the Days search. The game wardens Wayne Rowell and Roy Hood of Wilmington found Brace in a Camp which he had found during the Day and where he had planned to spend the night. He had spent the first night in the open improvising a shelter around a Large tree and building a fire to keep warm. Brace was one of a group of Bennington Hunters who were staying at the Charles Knapp Camp in the Mill Pond area of Woodford. When Brace did not rejoin the group at noon sunday the search was started. About 200 men combed the roadsides along Vermont 9 for several hours to it before dark fell. Also taking part in the search monday were two Light planes and a state police bloodhound brought in from Montpelier. A Large Siren used to give persons lost in the Woods something to head for also arrived on the scene monday afternoon but was not needed. About 2 . Monday one of the planes spotted a Man walking through the wilderness. But it turned out to be Robert Chapman who lives and works in Woodford. Communications equipment for keeping various search parties in Contact with each other was made available by the Bennington civil defense unit local fire departments and Robert Johnson a radio equipment dealer. William Mattison county cd official and assistant fire chief of the Bennington Rural fire department helped supervise the communications set up. Searchers included men from the Shaftsbury North Bennington Bennington and Bennington Rural fire departments. Members of company a 2nd battalion of the 172nd a Bennington Reserve unit also joined in the search. Several groups and individuals provided Coffee and sandwiches for the searchers. Bloodhound in search a state police bloodhound a sergeant Sandy a was used monday to Aid in the search for Philip Brace missing since sunday in the Woodford area. Holding the Leash is trooper Harvey Jones of Montpelier. In Jones Back pocket is a shoe belonging to Brace used to give the dog the scent he was supposed to follow. Water pumps by Dayton let us discuss your water problems and quote you. H. Greenberg amp son 321 main St. Dial 2-6324 or 2-6325 Bennington combing the Woods a line of some 40 men Start close abreast into a wooded swamp area North of Vermont 9 near the Mill Pond in search for missing Philip Brace. Men did not find him on this sweep but he was later found in a Camp in the Somerset area. Staff photos Slagerman listers9 plans to be explained tonight various Bennington municipal and school officials will meet tonight with town listers for the second time to explore a proposal made by listers for providing a More equitable grand list. Suggested by listers at a meeting two weeks ago is a plan for using an adjustment Factor on their property appraising schedules so these can be used to place an approximate 1963 fair Market value on All residential properties on the grand list. Many properties currently carry an appraisal that is based on the original schedules which were set up on a 1940 building costs criterion others however which have either recently been built Gibney lauds Community on service Village president James b. Gibney expressed his gratitude and appreciation this morning to All those who had worked to make the Jle mortal program monday for me late president John f. Kennedy possible. Gibney said he Felt the Community As a whole had worked As a committee to make arrangements for the service. He added that he was gratified by the Universal cooperation. Civic fraternal veterans and military organizations school and Church officials police and firemen merchants and professional men were among those who contributed to the Success of the service Gibney stated. A a in a Happy to think that the Community responded to the plan As it did and proud that it turned out so Well a Gibney said. Police solve pole splitting Auto Accident Bennington Village police reported this morning that an Accident in which a Power pole on Ber Mont Avenue was broken in two is still under investigation. The Accident occurred Early saturday morning. Police said they Learned Moi it Day that the Driver of the car that struck the pole was Forrest Atwood of North Bennington. Atwood told police he was driving North on Ben Mont Avenue shortly after Midnight when the front door on the right Side of his car flew open. As he leaned Over to shut it he said he inadvertently pressed Down on the Accel i it Ator and the car careened into the pole. Damage to the front end of the car was extensive according to the police report. The top half of the pole was left dangling in mid air suspended by wires and the Bottom half was pushed some ten feet Down the Road. Atwood said in his statement that he open either door of his car and that he was dazed so he continued on Home. He noted that he did no to think he had done much damage to the pole. Police said that fluid leaking from his Radiator left a Trail the length of the Street. A police officer on routine patrol discovered the split pole about 5 30 . In an Accident investigated Sui it Day by police a trailer truck driven by Everett e. Kenyon of North Adams mass., struck and broke a parking meter on South Street. Police said the truck was turning onto South Street from the Post office driveway when the left rear of the trailer hit the meter and knocked it Over. Or have changed hands carry an appraisal which More accurately reflects their current Market value. The result is inequities Between properties on the grand list. The various officials at the first meeting were to weigh the proposal and bring their own and other citizens reactions Back to tonight a meeting. The listers proposal was made in lieu of an expensive Complete review by professional outside appraisers. Any citizens who would like to express views on the listers proposal or to learn More about it Are invited to tonight a meeting to begin at 8 in the listers office. Bennington briefs the next duplicate Bridge tournament at it. Anthony country club will be held Friday Jan. To at 8 . William Dupree has announced that the Bennington High school class of 1967 is sponsoring a pre thanksgiving food Sale wednesday from i . Until All food is sold. The Sale will be held at the Central Vermont Public service corp. Store on main Street. There will be an assortment of pies cakes cupcakes cookies and other Home cooked foods offered. The meeting of the Bennington elementary Pat planned for tonight has been cancelled. It will be re scheduled at a later Date. A traditional thanksgiving Day service will be held in All Christian science churches thursday. In Bennington the service will begin at to . In first Church of Christ scientist at 125 Hillside St. A Bible lesson on a a thanksgiving will be read opening with a verse from psalms 33 1. The service will also include hymns prayer and a special period during which Church members in the congregation May stand up and express their thanks. The old Academy Library will be closed on thursday and open monday As usual. The condition of Frank Myers of Pownal Center who is a patient at Putnam memorial Hospital after suffering head injuries in an Accident sunday remains critical according to Hospital spokesmen this morning. The fashion show which was to have been held at St. Joseph College tonight has been postponed until dec. 3. Bennington Village trustees will meet tonight at 7 30 with Bennington Myca officials in the Village offices. The Pat meeting and Hobby show scheduled for the Molly Stark school tonight at 7 30 has been cancelled. The regular k of c meeting will be held at 7 30 tonight at the Council rooms. The thanksgiving dance will be held saturday night at the k of c Hall. Bennington lanes will open at i ., thursday thanksgiving Day. Adv. Nov. 26 correction in Oneida markets and. Land Lake turkeys should read hens 8-16 lbs., la. 45 cents 16 to 24 lbs., la. 39 cents. Adv. Nov. 26 Shaftsbury correction in Oneida markets and. Land of Lake turkeys should read hens 8-16 lbs., la. 45 cents 16 to 24 lbs., la. 39 cents. Adv. Nov. 26 they re doing a remarkable Job of developing leaders for America. But the Cost of leadership has gone up. There s a higher Price tag on classrooms Laboratory facilities and competent teachers. In less than 10 years the squeeze will get worse As College applicants double. 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