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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - November 26, 1963, Bennington, Vermont National anthems two uniformed firemen foreground listen bareheaded while Joseph a. Mcdonough sings the Star spangled Banner during a memorial program for the late president John f. Kennedy monday in Putnam Square. On the speakers platform on Mcdonough a right Are James Holden associate Justice of the state supreme court and president of the Day atty. Robert e. Cummings jr., speaker of the Day and Herbert h. Leonard president of the greater Bennington association. On his left Are Rev. Angus Macdonald pastor of the Shaftsbury methodist Church the it. Rev. Msgr. Francis b. Flanagan pastor of St. Francis de sales Church Arthur b. Murphy soloist at the program and Paul e. Kirsch principal of Bennington High school. Staff photo Buckler in memorial a chs Saber editorial prepared by Studen t editor Patricia Prandini John Fitzgerald Kennedy is dead. An assassins Bullet smashed the brain that worked for so Many years for the Good of the United states. The heart that throbbed with love of America was stopped. He served his country with untiring Devotion during world War ii during his terms As a representative and senator from Massachusetts and during his prematurely ended term As chief olympic i i stereo television radio transistors color television combinations 1964 models 525 main St. Bennington dial 442-5326 executive of the United states of America. He gave his All to the very end. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is dead but the new Frontier that he began to develop lives on. The new Frontier looks to the future to the future citizens of America to the future citizens of the world. We the Young people of today Are the future. It is we who will be making the decisions when the new Frontier is fully developed. One of us will occupy his very office when the Frontier that he began to Hack out of the confusion of a rapidly changing world unfolds. The 35th president took the first measures to sweep away the Cloud of the nuclear War threat and god Grant that his efforts do not go unrewarded we will be the beneficiaries when the momentum increases and the whole Cloud disappears. President Kennedy looked to the youth of the country As the leaders of tomorrow. One of his first acts in office the establishment of the peace corps integrally involves us the Young people. He left us a legacy of example upon which to pattern our behaviour. Although we Are deeply shocked and grieved at our loss let it not leave a useless void in our lives. Let John Kennedy s blood be the fertilizer for the soil of the new Frontier so it May bring to fruition an even greater nation. Let us make our lives individual monuments to the great Man so recently wrenched from our midst. Let the insane crime that forced his eyes shut pry ours open tonight 7t0 10 pm 10% discount All purchases take Mother out of the Kitchen and let her be served thanksgiving dinner of not Here. Somewhere serving traditional thanksgiving dinner from 12 til 8 All Legal by Vera Ges Green Mountain restaurant it. 7 for reservations Call 375-8898 Arlington it. Children said society seeks funds to help Vermont unmarried mothers open that we May take a Long hard look at ourselves a and Correct the blemishes we see. John Kennedy stood against soviet Russia and Cuba in defense of our Freedom. He would desire no greater Monument than that we guide our own lives in defense of the Freedom which we maintain and of the Freedom of others. And let us be watchful that we do not misuse our priceless liberties. John Kennedy believed in equal rights for All not merely in theory but in actuality. As a Monument to him let us do our utmost to see that in the Small radius of our lives we do not hold prejudices or Blind ourselves with bigotry a not Only concerning racial differences but religious differences orig Mal nationality differences political differences. John Kennedy encouraged in youth a healthy body in which to develop a sound mind. Let our health serve As a Monument to him and let us see that our intellects Are not warped by corrosive ideas but that we use our intelligence to Battle subtly deceptive propaganda. May we do our Best in studies work and relaxation that we May safeguard the future of peace and Prosperity which or. Kennedy so greatly desired. And when we become parents let us realize that if one of our children is a Little mentally disturbed we must not ignore it but face up to it and seek help. John Kennedy trusted his people so fully that he would ride through their midst in an open car. That Trust was betrayed. Let us in Monument to him make ourselves worthy of the Trust of Lyndon Johnson and future presidents. John Kennedy made mistakes which Only served to prove that he was neither More nor less human than us All. And he Learned from his mistakes. As a Monument to him let us profit by our errors strive to do better a and never give up. Let us make our lives into monuments to this great Man a he would ask nothing More. Let us follow the advice he gave in his inaugural address for making a peaceful Strong Safe America let us ask not what our country can do for us but what we can do for our country. Oes notes it. Anthony chapter order Eastern Star will sponsor its annual Bazaar at masonic Temple on saturday from to . All members Are asked to deliver their contributions of handwork. White elephant articles and the usual Christmas Bazaar items Are to be at the Temple on Friday night. Food articles should be brought on saturday morning. The december meeting of it. Anthony chapter no. I will be a Christmas meeting. The meeting of the grand officers has been postponed until the March meeting. The december meeting will be held on wednesday dec. 4, at 8 ., followed by a Christmas party for the members with an Exchange of gifts. Gifts Are limited to 50 cents Purchase Price. The annual Appeal for funds for the Vermont children a Ald society inc., a state wide nonsectarian Agency accredited by the child welfare league of America began monday. It will be conducted by mail and no personal Calls Are planned. Contributions May be mailed to Dean f. Hanson chairman 213 main St. Other members of the society a Bennington committee Are or. And mrs. Robert b. Condon mrs. . Duhamel mrs. Benjamin Dubin mrs. Edward t. Sibley and mrs. George Vansantvoord. Because Bennington has its own family Agency the United counselling service of Bennington county children said service in Bennington is primarily providing temporary or permanent child placement and services for unmarried mothers. The society a District caseworker serving the Bennington area is mrs. Mary Wright 14 cottage St., Rutland. Unmarried mothers Here and Parish group hears about discussion club a discussion club for sacred heart Parish Catholic Christian doctrine program and the use of the Advent were described at the regular meeting of the ladies of St. Anne held nov. 13 at sacred heart Parish Hall. Mrs. Marcien Roy presided. Benediction of the blessed sacrament and investiture of new members preceded the meeting. Charles Lemoine discussion club Leader explained the Pui it pose of the club. A demonstration was Given of a typical study club meeting by or. And mrs. Roy Thibodeau or. And mrs. Fred Hoth or. And mrs. Lemoine or. And mrs. Louis Belt or. And mrs. Walter Vassura mrs. Dorothy Roy and Paul Caron. For. Joseph f. Wiseman elaborated on the discussion group Bennington Banner tuesday november 26, 1963�?5 Dar award goes to Carolyn Comstock children said society mrs. Mary Wright of Rutland a District caseworker helps an unmarried Mother plan for herself and baby. Throughout the state came to the society for help. They Are of different Ages from 14 to 40 with different educational and economic backgrounds but alike in the guilt and anxiety they face alone. The sympathetic and professional help they receive enables them to face the future. The Agency chooses adoptive parents for babies who Are released to the society other children Are Given boarding care Foster families Are found. The society receives no state or Federal financial Aid but is supported entirely by voluntary contributions. Post office asks for your help on Christmas mail Bennington postmaster Stanleyj Pekalski has requested local residents to schedule Christmas mailings so that cards and packages going out of town Are on their Way by dec. To and those with local destinations by at least a week before the holidays. The postmaster said he is certain that an All time record for mailings of Christmas cards and gifts will be set this year. He asked therefore for cooperation in his Quot mail Early for Christmas Campaign. To ensure speedy handling and delivery of Christmas mail Pekalski has urged that a the Complete name and and a. N. E re i dress including zone or zip i s it a per corrugated Cartons Strong Cord and paper adhesive tape. A postage Stamps be purchased now. Five cent Christmas tree Stamps Are available this year. A mailers procure free labels from the Post office which read a fall for local delivery or a fall for out of town delivery a so that Christmas cards can be sorted into two groups with addresses All facing one Way. A mailers write their full names and addresses on envelopes and shipping labels. Bennington a zip code number is 05201. Yule tide Tea by Anne Bahan Beni Catamount Beni senior Carolyn Comstock daughter of or. And mrs. Charles Comstock of 104 Barber St., has been elected to enter further Competition in the state and National citizenship award Competition sponsored by the daughters of the american revolution. Recently the seniors were Given a list of All the senior girls. Each chose the three girls they Felt worthy of receiving this award on the basis of citizenship which includes service dependability leadership Patriot ism and personality. Names of the three girls who received the most votes went before the faculty who selected one for the Honor. Carolyn will now submit a questionnaire to or. Lucia Edson of Castleton who is the Good citizenship committee chairman for the Vermont state Dar. The questionnaires of other candidates from other area schools in the state will then be compared. The Winner of the state Competition will be awarded the Choice of a $75 scholarship or a $100 . Savings Bond. Carolyn who is a former Catamount editor is president of the girls athletic association and is an Active member in the Catamount chapter of the National Honor society and student Council in which she is a representative of the senior class. Carolyn is a senior Leader in the seventh period girls gym class. She takes attendance and guides the girls in the class. Her classes include College preparatory English math 12x, which is advanced algebra and trigonometry chemistry French in and the new College preparatory course in ideologies. Carolyn Comstock when asked How she Felt about her achievement Carolyn said �?�1 am grateful to the members of the senior class and to the faculty members for their Large part in awarding me the Dar award. I am greatly honoured. The students at school were really wonderful to me and this made the award mean even play s the thing new York apr Central Parks free Shakespeare festival has already lined up its program for Celebration of the Bard s 400th birthday anniversary next year. A Hamlet a a a Macbeth and a a Othello will be done with Maxmillian Schell Julie Harris George Scott and Colleen Dewhurst the principal players. Code number be written on every card and package. A gift wrappings be sturdy and include heavy wrapping a program and urged that new parishioners join. Mrs. Dorothy Roy a a Koa Diqiu to assisted by mrs. Agnes Pietryka owl and mrs. Julie bet it explained the i silent i is fete use of the Advent. Mulot o in if cd new members invested were mrs. Lucy Thibodeau mrs. Edwina Baird mrs. Alma Yarnal mrs. Joseph Russell mrs. Margaret Lapierre mrs. Dorothy Laroche mrs. Helen Gibbeny mrs. Janet Bellemare mrs. Winnie Lamoureaux mrs. Claire Lyons mrs. Arlene Rockwell mrs. Priscilla Salem mrs. Marion Knapp mrs. Lois Berard mrs. Marie Boutin mrs. Anna Lemay. New members introduced themselves. Refreshments were served. Warm air from West expected to end old snap Boston apr a two Day cold snap that pushed temperatures Down into the 20s in most of new England is expected to end today with an influx of warm air from the West and Southwest. The . Weather Bureau also forecast increasing cloudiness with possible Light Snow in Northern Maine. Temperatures were expected to Range from the mid 30s in extreme Northern sections to the upper 40s in Southern new England. But Early today the cold held Sway with readings of 20 in Concord ., and 21 in Lebanon Other lows included Augusta and Portland Maine 23 old town Maine and Montpelier vt., 24 Hartford conn., 25 Providence r.i., and Worcester mass., 26 Burlington vt., 30, and Boston 31. James Hammond in Navy is nurse James p. Hammond jr., son of or. And mrs. Hammond of Monument Circle old Bennington has been accepted and enrolled in the Navy officers candidate school at Newport r.i., in the class which started nov. 23, it has been announced by senior chief Ervin Caln . Navy Recruiter. Hammond was sworn into the Navy nov. 18 As an oct candidate at Albany . And received his orders to school. Prior to becoming a candidate for the Navy he was employed by Gean Nelis foods inc. At Green Mountain Park Pownal. He is a june graduate of the University of Vermont with a . Degree in history and is a 1959 graduate of Bennington Catholic High school. At Camp Sunrise Rutland a slight increases in rates for Camp Sunrise next summer were voted at the november meeting of the Green Mountain boy scout Council held thursday at the Royal hearthside restaurant Here. Rates will be $2 per boy per week in the chartered troop Sites and the provisional site. Camp fees therefore become $22 per boy for those who attend Camp As a chartered unit with their own leadership and $24 for those who Register in the provisional troop under leadership hired by Camp officials. Chief reason for the increase is the desire on the part of the Board to recruit More adult staff members it was reported. This is the first increase since 1955. Scout executive Bartley b. Nourse reported to the Board of the visit last week of Arthur Lindgren assistant National director of the explorer service. After meeting with Council president Sanborn Partridge of Proctor j. Tilly Ballard vice chairman of the Council camping and activities committee and other staff members Lindgren expressed satisfaction with the increase of More than 200 per cent in registered explorer scouts. Area men who attended were John r. Stone of Bennington a vice president of the Council s. Whitney Dickey of North Bennington Ana Allan b. Angney of Arlington. The annual Yule tide Tea Given by the women of St. Peters episcopal Church for their Many friends of other denominations will be held Friday dec. 13 from 3 to 5 In the Parish House on pleasant Street. Mrs. Frederick Welling is Over All chairman with miss Juliette Shields in charge of decorations mrs. Walter Lagrange and mrs. James a. Horne refreshments mrs. Thomas t. Thomas cashier and mrs. Frederick b. Wolf mrs. Donald a. Webster mrs. . Carli and miss Marion Hardy presiding at the Tea tables. An invitation is extended to All friends to drop in for a get together at this Holiday season. Tickets May be obtained at the Parish House office or from any member of the above committees. It seems All the nicest a people drink a go of Iii Hickon America s most magnificent Bourbon 4 00 4 5 it 255 pint straight Bourbon whisky a 86 proof a 010 Hickory distillers co. Phua no Down payment charge it your Way take 30 Days of months to pay 210north Dennington 00 the annual children a Christmas party for children of members of the masonic fraternity and members of the order of Eastern Star will be held sunday afternoon dec. 8. Members of both these units Are asked to submit the names of their children under 13 years of age to Henry Bassen or Harriet Beals at 823-7341 or 823-7720 before dec. I. Turkeys hens Toms Walker a so Ood Market to to 16 la. Avg. 20 to 26 la. Avg. 654 594 do you have the right kind of wife for it can your wife bake her own bread can she get a kid s leg stitched and not phone you at the office until its All Over find something to talk about when the to set goes on the blink does she worry about the bomb make your neighbors children wish that she were their Mother will she say Quot yes Quot to a camping trip after 50 straight weeks of cooking let your daughter keep a pet Snake in the Back Yard invite 13 people to dinner even though she Only has service for 12? name a cat Quot Rover Quot order escargots live another year without furniture and take a trip to Europe instead let you give up your Job with a smile and mean it congratulations. Liggett Bosworth motor sales inc. Hunt St. Bennington it

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