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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - October 16, 1965, Bennington, Vermont New schools to have facilities for educating mentally retarded Bennington Banner saturday or to Hor i 19 it 5-9 in Noyes i Ved a Walter. Noyes or. Left of Bennington was cited a oilman of the year at the recent annual convention of the Vermont Petroleum association and Vermont Oil heat Institute at Basin Harbor it. Presenting the award is Joseph f. Hamlet chairman of the association. Noyes named a a oilman of year Montpelier a Walter o. Noyes jr., president of the . Tuttle co., Bennington vt., was honoured at the joint convention of the Vermont Petroleum association and the Vermont Oil heat Institute at Basin Harbor last weekend for his outstanding contribution to the Petroleum Industry. Joseph f. Hamlet chairman of the Vermont Petroleum association presented the a oilman of the year Quot award on behalf of the Petroleum association to Noyes pointing out the outstanding contributions of giving service above sell during the past year in working tirelessly toward the organization of a single statewide organization now known As the Vermont Oil heat Institute and then being elected As its first president. Hiring policies set by school boards policies under which teachers in two presently developing larger school districts in this area will be Given priority consideration for contracts in the new school systems were put into Al feet this week by the two systems respective governing boards. At its meeting wednesday night the joint Board of directors of the new Bennington school District inc. Adopted a policy statement presented by the chairman of the Board s personnel committee or. James Shea. The statement was to be distributed today to teachers in both the Bennington graded Village and greater Bennington Rural school districts the two districts that on july i 1966, will become one single larger District. The statement approved a fall teachers that would normally be offered a teaching contract in the greater Bennington and Bennington graded school districts will be Given priority for positions available in the Bennington school District for the school year 1966-67.&Quot accompanying the copy of this statement that went to each teacher was a Short form in which they were to state their intentions As to remaining in the local school system. This is to be completed and returned by the end of next week. On the basis of the returns beautify with Brick. Ezz i amp decor Brick a patents pending decor Miracle Bock can be easily installed by men and women in living rooms kitchens Dens playrooms of dozens of other spots indoors or out. Where a masonry effect improves decor. No foundation required simply apply with decor Miracle Mastic and Ordinary tools. Decor is available in several different colors and May be obtained at patronize your local contractor Tuttle s 113 depot St dial 2 6343 Hamlet went on to say that this was the first time this award was Given in Vermont and that in summary there is Seldom a meeting or discussion on Oil Industry matters that the name of Walter Noyes is not mentioned. Chairman Hamlet said that this was presented to Noyes on behalf of the Vermont Petroleum association in grateful recognition of his Many contributions to the Industry of which he is a part. Bennington briefs the personnel committee is to determine the extent to which the present combined staff of two merging discounts can be used for the 1966-67 school year the first year of the merged District s operations. This information will be presented to the joint Board at its next meeting nov. To. In related action the it. Anthony Union school Board which is beginning to screen candidates for staff positions in the new school also is giving priority to existing 7-12 Grade teachers in the member districts. The joint Board also received a report on the status of the selection of a new superintendent for the Bennington South supervisory Union by the supervisory Union Board. Richard Sleeman a member of the supervisory Board and a member of supervisory boards personnel committee said that 24 applicants were considered by the committee and from these seven applicants were selected for interviewing by the full Board. The interviewing of these candidates is to begin today and will continue Over the next two weeks. Doing the screening of the applications besides Sleeman were Ronald r. Knapp of the Village school to Ojard and Arthur e. Wick Enden of the it. Anthony Board. The Village and it. Anthony Union districts currently make up the supervisory Union and this will be expanded to include the Rural school District when the merger of that District and the Village District takes place. Also joining the screening committee on an sex offi Cio basis Sleeman said was mrs. Marian Taylor chairman of the it. Anthony Board. M a ii a m a sin Pittsfield mass. Up a judge Clement Ferris wednesday ordered two teen aged boys to Wash the six fire trucks they sent out on false alarms last weekend. Day thoroughbred racing la big races every saturday Posi time 2 00 pm daily double twin double make reservations Early we. To is arties Admi Mio Quot Green mph j air huh. Atmo oni Mill iwo 11 i iams town mass t or his Rva i ions Ruby i /111 miss Roberta Eaton daughter of or. And mrs. A. Clarkson Eaton of Bennington who is a senior at the University of Iowa Iowa City will be playing the violin with the University symphony orchestra this year. The orchestra has 103 members this year and will present its first concert oct. 20, under the direction of prof. James Dixon who recently returned to the Campus after a summer at the Berkshire music festival and where he conducted the Berkshire music Center orchestra on several occasions. He has been appointed conductor of the Tri City symphony in Davenport this year in addition to his faculty work at i. George William Williamson son of or. And mrs. George w. Williamson of 124 Scott St., and Mary Margaret Henning daughter of or. And mrs. Carl b. Henning of Arlington Are enrolled in the class of 1969 at St. Anselmus College Manchester . This fall. Williamson a graduate of Bennington Catholic High school will major in business and miss Henning a graduate of Arlington memorial High school will major in nursing. Miss Penny Bergquist daughter of or. And mrs. Roy h. Bergquist of 304 pleasant St., a 1965 graduate of Bennington High school is participating in Grinnell Iowa College s annual dance intramural oct. 23 in Darby gymnasium. Miss Bergquist and another student in her residence main Hall Are choreographers for the dance theme a malice in wonder Grinnell land judging will be on the basis of dance composition technique originality theme music costumes and general continuity and a trophy will be presented to the winning Hall. All seven women a residence Halls Are competing. The Reading group of the second congregational Church will meet tuesday at 7 30 . At the Home of mrs. George Atwood of Fairview Street old Bennington. Mrs. Allan Heath will review a the search for Sodom and gomorrah by Ralph Baney. This is a Story of an adventure in the dead sea. The joint Board of directors of the new Bennington school District this week resolved to include in its plans for new District schools facilities for the education of mentally retarded children. The new District is being formed from the merger of the Bennington graded Village and greater Bennington Rural school districts. Burgeoning student speculations in both the merging districts dictate that new facilities will have to be built soon after the merger goes into effect next july i. The Bennington friends of retarded children Burc currently is operating three classes for retarded children at its red Brick school in Shaftsbury. The bulk of funds for its program come from the state but a substantial amount is also raised privately. According to comments made at the meeting three More classrooms of 15 children each could be filled from this area. George Sleeman acting superintendent of the Village District said that a number of retarded children Are now being incorporated in the districts regular school pro Gram but that these children would go to the red Brick school of there were room there. Guests at the meeting included Larry Gurnett special education consultant for the state department of education and the Rev. Earle w. Forman executive director of the Burc. Gurnett noted among other things that presently the red Brick school is teaching Only what Are known As educable mentally retarded who have in a a in municipal Lour i judge George m. Fienberg of the municipal court heard four cases Friday. Bail was set at $50 for Gerald f. Campbell of Manchester Center after Campion pleaded not guilty to a careless and negligent driving charge. The charge stemmed from an Accident on it. La and 30 Between Manchester and Manchester Center which occurred oct. I. Campbell was represented by atty. John b. Harte. Pleading guilty to a a driving to endanger charge was Edwin j. Truth am or. 42, of Arlington. Truth am was fined $35 plus court costs after states atty. R. Marshall Witten explained truth am was clocked at 85 . On . 7 South of the Village oct. To. A White Creek. Nly., Man. Harvey Junior Pratt 32, was fined $100 plus costs after he changed an earlier not guilty plea to a plea of a no contest in response to a charge of leaving the scene of an Accident aug. 7 on . 7 lie tween Bennington and Shaftsbury. John p. Morrissey represented Pratt in court. In a final Case heard by the court Max d. Squires 22, of Arlington pleaded guilty to a violation of the Road oct. La Between Winhall and Manchester on it. 11 and 30. According to the states atty. Squires pulled out of a line of cars during heavy traffic in an attempt to pass on a Blind curve. A car coming in the opposite direction had to take a evasive action to avoid a collision. Squires was fined $35 plus costs. Sacred concert at Shaftsbury Church Shaftsbury a the seventh annual sacred variety concert will be held in the auditorium of the first methodist Church Here at 7 30 . Sunday. The Public is invited. The 50-75 Range. In addition he said new state legislation was approved this year providing funds for the schooling of trainable mentally retarded whose in a a Range from 35 to 55. He said that in this area there Are now enough to form one class for these trainable children. He told the joint Board of directors that they would be in charge of the facilities and administration of classes provided for mentally retarded with the help of available state funds. But he went on a we hold the purse str jigs a and therefore the local Sci tool District would have to meet certain state requirements in its program for the mentally retarded. Among other things the state education department would have to certify the teachers hired for these special classes approve the room or rooms used and also follow closely certain testing procedures that would be involved in admitting retarded children to the special classes. The facilities at the new Public school Gurnett suggested would take Over from the red Brick school the education of children now there and ones with similar capacities. The red Brick school in turn might assume responsibility for classes for pre school educable mentally retarded and classes for the trainable mentally Retar Dable. The Rev. Or. Forman said he a looked Forward to the new arrangement Quot and he and the Board agreed to work together in developing the necessary information so that proper facilities for the mentally retarded can be included in plans for a new Public school or schools. In the course of the discussion mrs. Marian Taylor chairman of the it. Anthony Union school Board who was also present informed the group that her Board come time ago had said it would accept mentally retarded children at the seventh and eighth Grade Levels. She noted however that no detailed planning in this respect had yet been . The Union District is soon to begin construction of a new High school and will also take Over the present Bennington High school for conversion to a Union Junior High school. Gurnett exp Aslzee in his remarks that aside from the moral considerations involved in educating the mentally retarded there Are also favourable financial considerations. He said that where it costs taxpayers $820 a year for the care of a mentally retarded child under social welfare programs it costs Between $700 and $800 a year to educate . Of retarded children who have received such training he said a no less than eight out of to become taxpayers instead of tax wins vacation in Pennsylvania fran la Tif vice president of Williams and Bugbee left Bennington Friday for a weekend at a Pennsylvania Mountain resort after the Williams and Bugbee garage on East main Street was chosen As the cleanest station in the Albany ., area in a recent contest sponsored by the Hamble Oil company. Williams and Bugbee was also cited for service sales Effort general appearance and cleanliness of rest room facilities. Hamilton United Church missionary to speak in area or. David Harnly Rubenstein a missionary of the United Church of Christ who served in the Union of South Africa will speak on sunday oct. 17 at the morning service of second congregational Church. He has engagements at other churches in the Bennington association oct. 17-20, the United Church of Christ is a Union of the evangelical and reformed Church and the congregational Christian churches. Or. Rubenstein has been serving As manager of Welge Spault Fellowship Center Union of South Africa. Wilge Spruit is an interdenominational International Retreat Center located on an old Transvaal farm site twelve Miles West of Johannesburg. Operated under the trusteeship of the Christian Council of South Africa the Center is the Only one of its kind in the Union. It was opened in 1950 by a group of christians who Felt the need for a place where Christian Fellowship might be experienced in a land where social and Legal pressures Are geared to keep Peoples apart. Since 1960, or. Rubenstein has also been serving As treasurer of the South Africa Mission. Or. Rubenstein first went to Africa in 1947 to head the Industrial department of Adams College a boarding school founded in 1853. In 1952 he spent a year at the University of Buffalo studying school guidance. He returned to Adams to inaugurate the first guidance program for an african school and served As student Counselor. From 1953 until 1956 when the College was closed under the Bantu education act or. Rubenstein served in addition As its vice president. A native of Omaha neb., or. Rubenstein was educated at Iowa state College chemical technology . And chemical engineering b. A. He earned his m. De. At the University of Buffalo. He has also studied at Kennedy school of missions Hartford Conn. After a year with the american Calco chemical company he served in the Navy during the War receiving North Bennington re Bennington it finast ammonia Claar and sudsy 32 of. Bottlo for when was the last time you thought about your Furnace does it need cleaning adjusting does it Cost you too much Money away Home heating specialists take care of All of these things for you a and More. Find out How away total Comfort service saves 8 out of to customers As much As 20 percent on their fuel Bills. Call us today. Away Max Oil service Max Perrotta mgr. Ben Mont Avo. Dial 2-6800 additional training in electronics radio and radar. Or. And mrs. Rubenstein were appointed career missionaries in 1964 by the american Board of commissioners for foreign missions of the congregational Christ churches now a part of the United Church Board for world ministries. Mrs. Rubenstein the former Grace Ilene Stevenson of Angola n. Y., was co manager with her husband at Wilge Spruit Center. Before her marriage mrs. Rubenstein helped establish a child care Center for White and negro children in a Newark . Housing project situated in a neighbourhood with various racial backgrounds. After graduating from Iowa state College in 1941, she taught Home economics at Hudson Iowa and Hillsdale , the Rubens teens have four children Mary Elizabeth Steven Paul Peter Harnly and Martha Susan. The United Church Board for world industries under whom the Rubens teens serve has an overseas staff of More than 500 missionaries a teachers doctors nurses agriculturalists social service workers and evangelists. They Are working with some 16,000 nationals in Roll out Kalu i kit London up a the floor gave Way in a London pub sunday when the bartender told his patrons it was closing time. No one was injured. But customers tables and chairs suddenly plunged Down into a hollow where the floor used to be. 1.200 schools and colleges 80 hospitals and clinics 35 social service centers and 3,000 churches in 30 countries. Other area churches in or. Rubenstein a speaking schedule Are tuesday oct. 19 at the Manchester congregational Church where or. Rubenstein will address the women a Fellowship in the evening. In East Arlington or. Rubenstein will speak at the Federated Church at 2 . Oct. 20, and meet informally with Lay leaders at the North Bennington congregational Church in the afternoon. All popular Shotgun amp Rifle ammunition Al discount prices h. Greenberg amp son inc. 321 mom St Bennington d Al 2 6325 How to Cut Oil Bills 1. Have \111. It in Burner i leaned and adjusted pro fes Donald i Ike a car it needs period a att i 2. I St a heating Oil that help tax a a to 11 build up in Burner Pas Are a adjusted Burner. Shell heat in a it a r it a a it Frt cons to j t Ion is j n i fica it of. Johnson Oil co. 99 no. Bennington re. 00irn \ a it. 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