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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 13, 1966, Bennington, Vermont New k of c officers installed a l to a front Charles Holden recorder Robert Cummings jr., Chancellor Leonard Anzivino Deputy grand Knight Raymond Leblanc grand Knight Edwin Maroney financial Secretary Harry Short Warden rear Leo Plourde trustee Thomas Toomey advocate Joseph Carroll treasurer c. Mason Amadon District Deputy George Coutu inside guard Roger White outside guard John Burke lecturer. District Deputy Amadon assisted by his Warden Russell Carpenter installed the officers thursday night. Photo a Hurlburt record number of new students enrolled at Bennington College nor to Bennington a a record 144 new students two of them from Vermont began classes monday together with 284 returning students As Bennington College opened its 1966-67 academic year. The class of 1970 hailed from 31 states and four foreign countries. Among the freshmen were Sarah g. Hyman of North Bennington a 1966 graduate of North assigned Marine pvt. Gary a o Dell son of mrs. Beatrice of Dell of South Stream Road has completed four weeks of individual combat training at Camp Lejeune . His next assignment is four weeks Basic specialist training to prepare him for a specific Job in the Marine corps. Catherine Cumpston enrolled at Northfield school Northfield mass. A among the 588 girls enrolling for the 88th academic year at Northfield school an Independent secondary school for girls during registration Day was Catherine c. Cumpston daughter of or. And mrs. Edward h. Cumpston or. Of 43 Monument Avenue old Bennington. Miss Cumpston is a member of the Junior class. The student body will represent More than to foreign countries and 25 states with the majority of students coming from Massachusetts Connecticut and new York. The first two Days of the school year will consist of academic aptitude and make up examinations class schedule changes and try outs for extracurricular organizations. Formal classes will begin sept. 14. Bennington High school and Sarah a. Edwards of Middlesex who graduated from the Mac Duffie school for girls in Springfield mass. Enrolment at the College Seta new High of 408, up from last years figure of 379. Last year the total of new students was 120. The freshmen arrived at the College thursday for a welcoming address by president Edward j. Bloustein. Friday they met with advisors and attended a picnic and saturday they were formally registered As returning students began to arrive. In his welcoming address the College president recommended to freshmen the qualities of moderation and willingness to Compromise. He suggested that these qualities have seemed irrelevant to Many Young people today who confronted with disillusion and despair arising from repeated failures and stresses in the Staples of social life have adopted responses of two kinds a either disinterest abandon and disaffection or zealotry righteousness and revolutionary Fervour. Both extremes Bloustein said ignored the possibilities latent in a Compromise a which he defined As a the appreciation of what must come next in the rational and just ordering of the freshmen and transfers were not the Only persons at the College As the fall term began. Max Fienberg celebrate Golden anniversary or. And mrs. Max Fienberg of 205 Washington ave., who observed their Golden wedding anniversary sept. 3, were honoured at a Celebration sept. 4 in Albany . The gala reception Given by their children and grandchildren or. And mrs. Oscar Fienberg of Bennington and or. And mrs. Gerald Selma Leinwand and daughters Roberta and Adrienne of new Garden Hills l.i., ., was attended by 125 guests. The festivities took place at the congregation sons of Abraham on Hackett Boulevard in the new York capital City and started at 1 30 . Both the reception and banquet Halls had been decorated with Beautiful candlelit Floral pieces of assorted Golden and Bronze Flowers and Golden wedding Bells. Mrs. Fienberg the former Esther Ethel Cohen and or. Fienberg were married in new York City sept. 3,1916. They have lived in Bennington for 49 years of their married life. Five Day forecast Boston up a new England temperatures during the next five Days tuesday through saturday will average two to five degrees below the seasonal Normal. The . Weather Bureau said today that temperatures will Rise slowly tuesday but take a downward turn wednesday before warming up saturday. Some Normal temperatures for the period Are Boston 66, Worcester 61, Nantucket 63, Providence r.i., 64, Concord ., 60, Burlington vt., 60, and in Maine Eastport 57, Greenville 55, and Caribou 54. The Normal maximum at Boston during the period is 74, the Normal minimum 57. Rainfall will be limited to .1 inches in scattered showers around wednesday. Automated . Bigger buying Power super duper Market depot Street Bennington it. For this special event mrs. Fienberg was attired in Gold silk brocade with Matching accessories including Gold lame gloves and purse. Her Corsage was of Golden entered orchids rib boned in Gold lame. As the lights dimmed or. Fienberg escorted his Bride of 50 years to the main table to the strains of a the Bells Are ringing for me and my1 Many gifts were presented to the celebrants and As requested by the Fienberg most of them in the form of certificates for Trees which will be planted in Israel in their Honor. A special gift will be for the John f. Kennedy memorial Forest. Following the traditional cutting of the wedding cake appropriately inscribed souvenirs including Gold Fountain pens and heart shaped miniature chinaware with Gold decor and Gold ribbon were distributed to the guests to keep As a memento of the Day. Among those present at the Celebration who attended the wedding 50 years ago were or. Fien Berg s three Brothers Harry and Charles of Bennington and William of Albany mrs. William Hattie Fienberg sister in Law Charles d. Cohen brother of mrs. Fienberg. The Fienberg Cousin or. Eliahu bar Itzhak of Herzl a Israel whom they had not seen for Many years came to Albany for the event As he had promised after his visit in Bennington in july. The party culminated his visit with relatives in the United states and he departed for his Home in Israel on sept. 6. Orchestral music was furnished during the reception and singing was also enjoyed by the guests who came from All parts of Vermont new York new Jersey Connecticut Rhode Island and Israel. Or. Fienberg Well known local businessman started to travel to Bennington 55 years ago next february and has been prominent in the Community since making his permanent Home Here 49 years ago. Both Are members of Temple Beth Al. Both have been Active in Many Community groups. Edward h. Giles is Vermont chairman for legion anniversary program Bennington Banner tuesday september 13, 19h�?5 miss Hurt Enrols at Hay path Junior College teaching courses were 14 new faculty members Donald Brown political science Robert l. Cronin painting Nicholas Delbanco and Donald Finkel literature Christopher Koch literature and languages Jane Dudley dance David m. Hamilton drama june Nash anthropology Erie Rosenblith music Robert n. Teare philosophy Sidney Tillim Art history Robert e. Walters mathematics and Marianne w. Finckel and Duncan Syme teaching assistants in music and visual arts respectively. To accommodate increased enrolment this year a the colleges building program is still largely in the preparatory stage a 15 students were allowed to live off Campus. Some of the housing pressure was relieved by the remodelling of Ludlow House and its Annex As a residence Hall. This years foreign students in the freshmen class come from Toronto Canada Cali Columbia Nairobi Kenya and Taiwan Formosa. New York City contributed More students to the Yeshman class 2 in than any state in the Union. Its nearest competitor was Massachusetts with 19. New York state As a whole sent 41 while Vermont a other neighbor new Hampshire sent 4. The 14 men studying at Bennington this year include two . Candidates two graduate students and to dance and drama Fellows. Washington . A col. Edward h. Giles commandant of Bennington has been named Vermont state chairman of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the american legion by the new National commander John e. Davis. Giles according to Davis will be responsible for carrying out a 15-month statewide program celebrating the anniversary of the founding of the legion and for commemorating the Allied Victory in world War i. In announcing the August 1968 to november 1969 Celebration Davis said the anniversary will be designed to i commemorate the Allied Victory in world War i 2 celebrate the founding of the american legion 3 spotlight the legions accomplishments during the first 50 years of its existence and 4 Point to the future role of the american legion. A the anniversary will help dramatize the Many accomplishments of the legion in the areas of veterans affairs youth activities Community services and americanism a Davis said. A the anniversary Celebration will underscore our continuing desire to defend the ideals upon which this country was founded and emphasize our willingness and capacity to defend ourselves and other free people throughout the the Vermont state department will conduct local celebrations and programs tying into the National program. Local activities throughout the country include parades open houses newspaper radio and television advertising department store displays and special youth programs. At the National level the legion will sponsor a a National minute of silence at la a.m., november la 1968, fifty years from the moment the armistice was signed. A Freedom revisited pilgrimages will be made to the european cemeteries Shields Mamed chairman Montpelier a col. . Alexander commissioner Ofpub-11c safety announced today he has named Hamilton Shields of old Bennington to be chairman of the construction and housing task group of the emergency resource planning committee. Shields is a graduate of Princeton University. His entire business life has been spent in the building and housing Field. His firm played a major part in the construction of housing at the United states air Force base at Limestone Maine. Later he was engaged in building Homes and office buildings in the Philadelphia a. Area. Shields is an sex president of the Bennington county Industrial corporation and is now on the Board of directors of that organization. He is a former president of the Village of old Bennington and on the Board of directors of the pol graphic co. Of Bennington. His most recent appointment was to the chairmanship of the Bennington housing authority. As chairman of the construction and housing task group Shields will be making a plan for the management of Vermont a resources under disaster conditions. There Are to other resource groups also engaged in this program which is wholly financed by a Federal Grant. Charles e. Welles of Stowe a former Bennington resident was appointed by gov. Philip Hoff to head up the Eric. Randall Murray enters Seminary Randall Murray son of or. And mrs. Raymond c. Murray of Monument Avenue Extension has entered the prep Seminary of the missionaries of our lady of la Salette in Enfield He will test his desire to be a priest and if he decides to prepare for the Priesthood he will undertake after High school an additional eight years of College and University work before his ordination. The Seminary is accredited to the Catholic University of America. Longmeadow mass. A miss Janice Burt daughter of or. And mrs. Carlton o. Burt of 113 Lyons St., Bennington is among the 475 students who will Register for the 1966-67 academic year at Bay path Junior College Here. Resident students will arrive on the Longmeadow mass. Campus sunday. Registration opening convocations and a a big sister Little sister luncheon Are scheduled for monday with classes beginning the following wednesday. Giles named col. Edward h. Giles right commandant of the Vermont soldiers Home is shown being congratulated by John e. Davis newly elected National commander of the american legion at the legions National convention held recently in Washington . Giles has been named state chairman to head up All activities for Vermont in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the american legion and the 50th anniversary of the end of world War i. A sincere dignified service funeral director. Sen info urn Iii a Tim unit stir mini Tim n Arras. For Over 30 years under the same ownership. A member of the n. . Ion jew cry p. Maliar set funeral Home 6?6 Mains it. A phone 44?-?5l6 0ennington, it where american soldiers Are buried for a special memorial service. A prestige advisory committee comprised of outstanding personalities in business labor the arts and sciences clergy entertainment and communications will be organized to lend support to the Many programs planned by the 2.5 million member veterans organization. A the 50th anniversary Celebration is one of the most important programs the legion has Ever undertaken a Davis said. A we Are proud of All the wonderful work which has been done by legionnaires during the years since world War i. We want to remind the american Public of this important work and set the course for our future role in american select your watch from the widest selection of world famous names Atkins and Gould jewellers 409 main St. Bennington it. Done to buy Cable. Waith 9 watch for future / announcement better to inc. 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