Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Oct 31 1963, Page 6

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - October 31, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 6-Bennington Banner thursday october 31, 1963 county treasurer addresses Hoosick Falls republicans Hoosick Falls 250 persons attended a reelection dinner held by town of Hoosick republicans tuesday night at the old Byars House. James m. Brahan of Hoosick Falls county treasurer was principal speaker. Speaking on finances of the county Brahan explained that the tentative budget of which he is director although increased Over last year by $568,040.36, shows an increase in Revenue of $296,870. 05 totalling $5,161,849.75. With a Cash balance of $155,000 and estimated savings and surpluses of $595,000 at the end of the year the net tax Levy will be reduced to $3,377,621.23. Welfare was attributed As the chief increase item along with salaried personal services combined Hoosick Falls Faith Beaumont 686-9103 tonight children of Hoosick area churches will collect for Unicof United nations children a fund to help sick and needy children around the world. Eagles will initiate to candidates sunday afternoon. A local degree team will officiate. Members and guests Are invited to attend a Buffet to be served at 5 30 . Dancing will follow from 7 to 12 with music by Cottrelly a orchestra. Mrs. Frank Reynolds District representative for the Rensselaer county Home demonstration mrs. Joseph Hayden and mrs. Josephine Beaumont chairman and vice chairman of the Hoosick Falls unit attended a conference monday at the Glass Lake hotel Averill Park. A smorgasbord luncheon was served at noon. Mrs. Hayden was named planning committee chairman to represent the six units in the Hoosick Falls area. Health insurance social Security and retirement system contributions. Martin stack county clerk also attended and spoke briefly. Joseph Walsh of Hoosick Falls president of the Troy chamber of Commerce was master of ceremonies. Republican candidates for the forthcoming election nov. 5 include John a. Murphy supervisor Lawrence a. Murphy superintendent of highways Thomas g. Restino town Justice Guy ii. Phillips councilman Frank Chamberlain assessor George a. Mcevoy town clerk and Joseph Lamagdeleine accessory. Falls pupils in wits Battle with Greenwich Hoosick Falls . A five scholars from the Hoosick Falls Central school will travel to Greenwich Central school to meet the Greenwich team in a Battle of knowledge on Friday. Gerald Moseley Kitty Areson and Ellen Gavagan seniors and John Helft and Stephen Ingraham juniors make up the local team. For two weeks they have been preparing. This is a follow up of the Junior and senior contest held last year at the Central school. Contests Between schools in the area have been a goal and Greenwich was picked up the Challenge. A local adult from Greenwich will moderate. The format will follow the Quot Little red schoolhouse television program. Philip Leonard principal will accompany the team. Later Greenwich will meet Hoosick Falls Here at a school Assembly. Officials of the two schools Hope that other schools in the area will join in these contests. Rexall Sale main St. Quinlan a Rug store Bennington Arlington Helene Thompson 375-2325 past masters night will be held Friday nov. I at the red it. Lodge f amp am at the masonic Temple. Supper will be at 6 30, put on by the of s. Mrs. Arthur f. Moody or. Spent a few Days last week in Manchester conn., with her Mother who was convalescing from an operation. Mrs. Moody s Mother mrs. Harry Grout formerly of East Arlington and Ricky Moody returned Home with mrs. Moody for the weekend. Or. And mrs. Edward Hovey have moved into the Jack Oulu apartment recently vacated by or. And mrs. Earl Labatt. Mrs. James Martin or. And son Douglas of new York City Are visiting with or. Martins parents while he is in South America on business. Mrs. Earl Labatt and daughter Lisa Are spending the week with mrs. Labatt s parents or. And mrs. Connie Lopes of Brighton mass. Two of our local school Board members Betty Trachte and John Moore attended the convention of the Vermont state school directors association. On the panel of the first workshop they visited with was Harry Noyes former principal of Arlington High school. Masses at St. Columban s Church Friday will be at 6 30 . And 6 . It has been announced by the pastor the Rev. Gerald t. Buckley. Wilmington Dover Denise Allen to 4-8892 mrs. Dwight Smith who has been visiting her brother in Law and sister or. And mrs. Warren Batchelder for the past week returned to her Home in Putney sunday. Mrs. Grace Webster who recently sustained an injury in her Home is recuperating at the Home of her daughter mrs. Alice Gorham in Brattleboro. The Lions annual halloween party will be held at the Wilmington school gym tonight at 6 30 . A Parade of costumed children in the gym will open the party followed by a pie eating contest Apple Bobbing and costume judging. There will also be a pumpkin carving contest. A record hop will follow for the Junior High and High school pupils. Refreshments will be served. Pvt. And mrs. Ray Forrest of Bennington visited their parents or. And mrs. Charles Forrest and or. And mrs. Stuart Porter last weekend. Pvt. Forrest has completed his Basic training at it. Dix n.j., and was on leave. A where parking is always a f pleasure 831 main St. Cut from . Choice beef Chuck roast Cut from . Choice beef Chuck steaks Cut from . Choice beef tender flavorful pot roast la. All the Best cent i cuts at the i slow Price la Quot Boneless beef roast All solid lean tender meat save 20 Salem Sall r keep Hamburg Salem a homemade sausage h ask a n it an m armours Star fully cooked spareribs iss 2�?� colonial All White meat cooked Turkey breast i la. Can h la. Can 2�9 279 Coffee 2.1.18 Stickney and poor a pure Black f ave vo.5 hair Spray 98 Delmonte prune juice grape drink Welch Ade Campbells Tomato soup jumbo size bottle 2 . Crackers for 3 to i cans tall cans premiums All varieties Knorr soups hash Libby scorned beef William Meredith College audience to h ear author North Bennington a William Meredith whose books of verse include Quot the open sea Quot Knopf Ana Quot ships and other figures Quot Princeton will discuss the poetry of Theodore Roethke on nov. 7 in the Carriage barn at Bennington College. For seven years a member of the English department of Connecticut College Meredith was recently elected a Chancellor of the Academy of american poets. His appearance at Bennington Marks the sixth in the Elizabeth Harrington Dickinson lecture series on Quot the poetic tradition in English Quot which brings distinguished men and women of letters to the College and Bennington. The late Theodore Roethke on whose works Meredith will speak May be remembered by the Community since he taught at Bennington in the Middle 1940s. The Public is invited. North Bennington children trick or treat for Unicof North Bennington a As their contribution toward helping the Many children throughout the world less fortunate than themselves youngsters Here again this year will participate in the Quot trick or treat for Unicof Quot program on halloween. The program Here is sponsored by the local and children who wish to take part will be ringing doorbells armed with the familiar Orange tags and collection boxes. Mrs. Edward Sweeney is Healing up the distribution of boxes and children will return them to the Home economics House Between 6 and 7 . Mrs. Albert White will be on hand there to accept the boxes. West Arlington Sandgate Betty Trachte 375-2223 smiles of eagerness and expectation were on the faces of 76 children in Arlington saturday morning As they boarded the school bus for a trip to the museum in the state education building in Albany. The Outing was planned by the West Arlington Home demonstration group and was guided by mrs. George Hess. The children from Arlington a fourth fifth and sixth grades spent several hours studying exhibits on Early Indian culture and skeletons of animals that roamed the land which is now new York state. At noon the group had a picnic in the Park in Back of the state Capitol building. The school bus was driven by the regular Driver William Young of Arlington and mrs. Marie Mattson a first Grade teacher in the Fisher school Rode with the group. Private cars had to be used to handle the Large number of children. Drivers were mrs. . Coulman mrs. Walter Finney mrs. June Laskey mrs. Walter Lundeen mrs. Edward Doyle mrs. Larry Pratt and or. And mrs. Terrance Riley. Barn dance West Arlington was in a Gay mood saturday evening at an old fashion barn dance in the new barn built on the Millard Vaughn farm to replace the one destroyed by fire last summer. Claire and Millard Vaughn put on this party As a Quot thank you Quot to the firemen and their wives and to All who helped them rebuild the barn. A ramp was built to the loft where there was a three piece band and the whole perimeter of the loft was lined with Bales of Hay to serve for the evening As benches. Not Many sat As the strains of the music was so contagious that almost everyone Quot had Quot to dance a Square dance. Good Quot old time music Quot prevailed. Later a record player was provided and modern records were played for the younger set to Quot twist Quot or to do the donuts and Sweet cider were available in the milk House to revive the weary dancers. While the firemen were enjoying an evening free from care or. And mrs. Walter Finney took turns staying Home to answer the fire phone. Fortunately there was not even a Buzz East Arlington Sunderland Robert Shuffleton 375-6637 mrs. Carl Towery of East Ari in ton is filling in for correspondent Robert Shuffleton who is a patient at Putnam memorial Hospital. News items from East Arlington and Sunderland May be sent to her. The Rev. And mrs. J. Elmer Mckee were in Montreal for the weekend. The annual fall rummage Bazaar sponsored by the Enterprise society will be Friday at Bailey Hall. Mrs. W. B. Wallace mrs. Angelo carbonyl and mrs. Walter Keonig Are supervising. Or. And mrs. R. Emmett Smith spent the weekend with their daughter mrs. Ronald Knox and family of Worcester mass. They attended the baptism of their new granddaughter Patricia Lynn sunday. Or. And mrs. Ray Waite Are working at West Mountain farm. Miss Leona Yllander of new York City and miss Elizabeth my Waters of Washington . Have been recent guests of miss Elise Phillips. Miss Mary Beth Hayden a Ulm student daughter of or. And mrs. Harry Hayden spent the weekend with her parents. Among those who attended the nor Shaft a i in ton Little league dinner at North Bennington High school saturday night were or. And mrs. Paul Wade and son William Larry Shoff or. And mrs. Richard Knox and son Michael Earl Howard and son Gordon or. And mrs. Nelson Rudd and two sons Patrick Derosia and Steven Young. Trophies were awarded to Michael Knox Gordon Howard Patrick Derosia and Steven Young. Discussion of the new world encyclopedia Purchase in the future continuance of the Junior literary Guild and a shut in service for those unable to visit the Library highlighted the regular meeting of the East Arlington Library directors monday night. It was voted to continue the Guild. Mccormick to succeed Rich As Manchester Bank director Manchester a two changes in the Board of directors of the factory Point National Bank have been announced with the resignation of judge Claude a. Rich of Bennington and the election of John s. Mccormick or. Rich who is retiring because of ill health came to Manchester in 1912 from Wanakena,�n.y., with the Rich lumber co. Inc. Of which he was treasurer and general manager. This extensive lumber business developed a Railroad of its own and a Complete Village Richville. It went out of business in 1920. While in Manchester Rich served on various Village boards and was a member Deacon and Falls legion auxiliary aids retarded children Hoosick Falls .�? mrs. Thomas Restino president of the american legion auxiliary mrs. Dietrick Gefken mrs. Roy Draper mrs. Blanche Carver and mrs. Victor Barrier attended the auxiliary s annual District conference in Albany saturday. More than 200 members from seven counties were present. One of the topics discussed was retarded children a special project of the auxiliary. Delegates were told that there is no need for the retarded child to be put into the background and forgotten. Through Money raised by the auxiliary help is Given by workers who go into the Homes and relieve parents for a few hours of their responsibilities. Instead of placing the child in an institution Many Are being helped by training which enables them to help themselves and be a Benefit to the Community. Any Money raised for the project is allow the service for shut ins has been inaugurated and anyone wishing to use it should Contact one of the Board members mrs. Dorothy Wood mrs. Janice Coley mrs. Roy Grout mrs. Irma Shoff mrs. Nellie Hayden mrs. Harriett Christensen or mrs. Charlotte Dunlap. To help finance the Guild the Board members will sell Christmas note paper. Anyone wishing a Box May Contact one of the Board members. De to be kept in the immediate Community and is not required to be sent to the National fund unless desired. Local child welfare chairman is mrs. Gefken and it is requested that names of children needing Aid be Given to her. The rehabilitation chairman defined the Basic and purpose of the rehabilitation program of the legion auxiliary As bringing Aid and Comfort to the disabled and hospitalized Veteran and to his family. Plans were discussed for the annual Christmas workshop program held at the a Hospital in Albany in december. It was pointed out that there Are about 1,000 veterans hospitalized and that some 5,000 or More gifts Are needed. Auxiliary members help the veterans choose their gifts wrap and Send them to their families. Luncheon was served in the hotel ballroom. Trustee of the first congregate tonal Church Here As Well As clerk until 1929. He was president of the Board of trustees of the Mark Skinner Library from 1921 until last August. From 1926 to 1947 Rich was special agent for Bennington county for the new York life let Durance co. He and mrs. Rich moved to Bennington in 1928 where he has held office in the second congregational Church and has been past president of the Bennington club. In 1943 he was appointed Side judge of the Bennington county court by gov. William h. Wills and has been elected every two years since. John s. Mccormick jr., 50, a director of the j. A Mccormick corp. Of Pittsburgh pa., came to Vermont after world War h and operated a Dairy farm in Pawlet Unolt 1953. He now lives on the West Road Manchester. A native of Pittsburgh he is a graduate of the Choate school Princeton University and Harvard bus iness school. His career at the Mellon National Bank and Trust co., Pittsburgh was ended when he joined the service As a Field artillery Captain. Since coming to Vermont Mccormick has been named a trustee of the Vermont Forest and Farmland foundation. He has been governor and Secretary of the Kwan of country club a director of the big Bromley corp. And has been actively associated with the Southern Vermont Art Center. Buy your floor tile now Asbestos Vinyl 12 by select from our Stock h. Greenberg amp son 321 main St. Dial 2-6324 or 2-6325 Bennington Schenley imported Anafe and away o. E c. For your favorite distilled matured and blended in Valleyfield Canada under supervision of the Canadian government �1963 Schenley dist con y c 86 8 proof Bassetts fresh at your favorite food store Bassetts bakery Burlington

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