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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 24, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 10-Benninjiton manner Friday september 21, 1965 i Ilion school Hoard says plans in changed the it. Anthony Union school Board reaffirmed its intentions Friday of beginning construction on the new High school in november. Mrs. Marian Taylor chairman of the Board said that advertisements inviting bids from contractors for construction of the school have been okayed and will be published in the Banner saturday. A clerk of the works for the construction operation is also being advertised for. Mrs. Taylor said that invitations for bids on the new school Are being published now before the Board has received minimum wage rate schedules from the Federal government in order to meet its november deadline for groundbreaking on the school building. Delays in Board planning for construction were encountered because the Board lacked Federal notification of what minimum wage rates would apply in various labor categories in the construction process. She said she had Learned from sen. George Aikens office that wage rate scene Aries set by the Federal government were mailed from Washington thursday and should arrive today although it was unclear if these were the St it i is taken to Outin be pc project an late rim administrative committee has been formed to oversee and continue the work of the local cooperative project for curriculum development Cpd until a new director is appointed to succeed James h. Morgan and two vacancies on the executive committee Are filled. Morgan the project director since june was killed in a plane crash on monday. The Rev. Vincent j. Spinelli a member of the executive committee died in the same Accident. The second vacancy on the four member executive committee was created by the resignation of Allan j. Heath superintendent of the Bennington South supervisory Union. The objective of this temporary executive group according to mrs. John g. Mccullough recently elected chairman of the project s steering committee will be to keep in close Contact with the Ford foundation in new York in order to meet All current commitments of the Cpd to review projects now in Progress for possible conclusion and to discuss Steps to find a successor to or. Morgan. She also said she has been in Contact with Edward Mead of the Ford foundation and that he has assured her that the foundation agrees with these interim Steps and will offer All possible help and support. The foundation she noted plans to Send Ralph Bohr son former director of a similar project and now a Liaison Man for the foundation with All its projects to Bennington to serve As an interim consultant and to assure smooth operation of All current project activities. He will also assist in finding a replacement for or. Morgan. Members of the administrative committee Are supt. Leon e. Wagner of the Bennington Southwest school District and George a. Sleeman acting principal of Bennington High school who will be serving As members of the executive committee prof. Fred stocking of Williams College Lionel Nowak of Bennington College mrs. Mccullough and mrs. Richard Dwyer steering committee Secretary who will be acting As members of the steering committee. The committee mrs. Mccullough said Quot will use its other consultants in a continuing Effort to sustain the goals of the project until a new executive committee is formed following the appointment of a new chs principal and a new superintendent of the South supervisory Union. Bennington drive in now thru Sun show starts at 7 . United artists technicolor y Simi i i Brons i in s the fall of the roman Empire final schedules the Board has been waiting for. In All construction projects where Federal funds Are being used the Federal government requires the contractor to meet certain minimum wage rates. Mrs. Taylor also stated that she had been in Contact with officials of the Vermont department of education who said that special attention would be Given to the Bennington project in order to help As much As possible in the local boards planning. The Board chairman emphasized that plans remained unchanged in the timetable set by the Board for construction of the building and that it still intends to begin the building in november. She also stated that the shared time agreement Between the Union Board and the Board of Bennington Catholic High school has been in no Way changed because of the death of the four local educators in a plane crash this week and that the shared time policy would continue As previously established. After the invitations for bidding have been published contractors interested in the building project will pick up plans for the building from the boards architect. Bids on construction of the new school will be opened and the contract will be made in october according to the Board s plans. Bennington briefs the 1-40 club will meet tonight at 8 at the Home of mrs. Isabelle Peacock in Shaftsbury. The Myca building will be closed from 9 30 to 12 saturday in respect to the Rev. Vincent j. Spinelli. Henry Guetti formerly of Bennington and now of Albany ., has entered child s Hospital in Albany for observation. At the committal services at Park Lawn cemetery for Richard h. Cardinal wednesday morning Edward Rood past commander of american legion Post no. 13, and cmdr. Kenneth Baker folded the Flag and or. Rood presented it to or. Cardinal s widow. Registration for Brownie troop 13 will be held monday from 3 30 to 4 30 . At St. Peter s episcopal Church. The troop will be under the direction of mrs. Richard Geannelis and mrs. Arthur Murphy. For More information Call mrs. Geannelis at 442-9475. Harley e. Hurlburt son of or. And mrs. Paul Hurlburt of 206 Putnam St., is among 351 students at the Pennsylvania state University at University Park who qualified for the Dean s list during die summer term. An average of 3.50 or better is required for the Deans list. Richard o. Comins of the Bennington gallery was a consultant monday at the annual teacher workshop of the sole supervisory District Rensselaer county and Hoosick Falls Central school held in Hoosick Falls. Titled Quot broadening teacher horizons Quot the workshop scheduled a number of group meetings. Comins was consultant for the topic a part and the Quot freezing Home cooked foods Quot was the topic presented by the Leader Janet Harrington As the Green Mountain homemakers Extension club met at the Home of mrs. Fred Harrington of Burgess Road for its first fall meeting. It was voted to hold a card party oct. 21. The next meeting will be combined with roaring Branch Carpenter Hill and Hoosick Valley at Pownal oct. La. The topic will be a Short cuts in housework Quot presented by the agent mrs. Marion Harris. Shaffer a men shop will be closed monday and tuesday because of jewish holy Days. Will open wednesday 9 . Adv Steak dinner and dance at the elks club saturday sept. 25, 7 . Reservations. Adv now thru sat. Sat mat. 2 . Eve 6 30 8. 8 m adults $1.00, child. Exe. 50c, c Hild. Sat. Mat. 35c Stop worrying is on the Way i Ike colourful adventures of the beatles Are More colourful than Ever m Cox or Eastman color United artists Hui Asi sk1iers Delight a although autumn in Bennington came in with a blast of hot summer air this is the Way autumn greeted residents of Casper Wyoming. Mrs. Axel Nohr dressed in her Winter snuggles picks Ripe tomatoes while standing in Snow in a Freak storm that dumped up to 18 inches of Snow in some parts of the state. She saved her Tomato crop by burning candles in cans inside the planter. Up i Oral efforts Iii War on poverty reviewed at league meeting members and guests of the Bennington league of women voters met at the old Bennington school House wednesday evening to hear of local advances in the War against poverty. Mrs. Gloria ii Secretary of the Bennington Rutland economic Opportunity Council explained that the Community action group s application for Federal funds has been approved and an executive director hired. Now the Council can move ahead with the development of projects such As a Day care Center for the children of working mothers and a program to prepare unemployed persons for manpower retraining courses. It also Hopes to work toward solutions to the school drop out problem and housekeeping help for persons Over 65. A it is hard to find the really poverty stricken people Quot mrs. Ii admitted. A federally sponsored Bennington College Survey will to do just that and its findings will guide the Council in designing projects. The requirements for the composition of local councils Are stringently outlined by the office of economic Opportunity she explained. Each Board must give equal representation to beneficiaries the poo resource people and members at Large. Quot beneficiaries Are like Hen s Teeth the Crown jewels a said mrs. Gil Quot we have been fortunate to find very Fine people willing to take an Active part in the the names and affiliations of Council members illustrated the diversity of Public and private interests represented. Mrs. Ii also reviewed the evolution of the by county Council from the first exploratory local meeting in january through the merging of the Bennington and Rutland county groups. Quot operation head Start Quot a tangible accomplishment of the Council was characterized by local project supervisor mrs. Marion Downes As extremely successful throughout Vermont with Over 2000 children involved. Quot you Only had to say a Vermont in Washington Quot she reported Quot and the people just glowed Quot in Bennington 35 children participated most Are attending first Grade this fall and had had no kindergarten experience. Quot Vermont is supposedly so poor it can to afford Public kindergartens in Rural areas said mrs. Downes. Quot i think that a a the government required the project be staffed by one adult for every 5 children As a youngster tends not to speak when he is a member of a Large group. Mrs. Downes employed 3 High school girls As teacher aides and one High school boy As a custodian. Parents were paid for helping with transportation. The children exhibited intense curiosity but mrs. Downes Felt certain areas of deprivation were apparent in knowledge of colors books places grammar and conversational give and take. Quot operation head starts Quot was enrichment in these areas so the children would be better prepared for first Grade. The speakers were introduced by mrs. Loyal Nash chairman of the local leagues human resources study group. She urged members to use the books from the anti poverty table at the Bennington free Library. Miss Margaretta Van r. Schuyler reviewed the Quot summer work for teen agers Quot project and presented to workers certificates of appreciation from the Vermont dept of employment Security. Mrs. Charles Tilgne announced that a league sponsored local candidates meeting is tentatively scheduled for tuesday evening nov. 16. Municipal court,.,11/ Lair in im11 it ti.,. Now thru Sun Stop worrying poor @ is on the Way the beatles Are More colourful than Ever in color Robert Carroll Mitchum Baker it Frank Ross two Upton Ulster Moses k. Runs Tor tech Noctor. Whitto artists j Mere come or the glory Guys n a no United pan vision color by deluxe Arsis six cases were brought before municipal court Friday two involving charges of careless and negligent driving with accidents resulting and two involving charges of driving while under the influence of alcohol. Charles m. Lancour 47, of Shaftsbury was fined $35 plus costs by judge George m. Flen Berg after he pleaded a no contest to careless and negligent driving. Lancour a Driver for the William e. Dailey co. In Shaftsbury was involved in an Accident on Hunt Street sept. 17 when his accelerator pedal stuck and he locked the brakes of his truck in an attempt to Stop. Demur ring at states atty. R. Marshall w it ten a opinion that i Iii Ted nations continued from Page i foreign influence. . Ambassador Arthur j. Goldberg in his first major speech to the Assembly thursday appealed to the delegates to keep peking out of the . Until the communist regime abandoned its avowed International policy of a chaos threat and Goldberg devoted most of his speech to the Kashmir crisis disarmament and the prevention of the spread of nuclear weapons to other countries. In the first such offer by a top . Official Goldberg pledged the United states would scrap some nuclear arms of Russia would do likewise and proposed the Transfer of 60,000 kilograms of u-235 to the International atomic Energy Agency Iaea for peaceful uses if Russia would hand Over 40,000 kilograms of the same fissionable material. In a Fuson Tovani Mau Jwj Tail and his orchestra sat., oct. 2, 8 30 . Rpm i Hoise ii. 50-$4.oo-$3.50-$3.00-$2. 50 $2.00 tick ets on Sale Troy a Ope land travel Agency and Field House. Phone 270-6262, mail orders to Field House Troy Open 9 , 9 ., Sun. 12 noon-9 . Lancour should have turned off his trucks ignition instead of applying his brakes judge Fienberg nevertheless agreed with Witten that Lancour should have had the Gas pedal fixed when it showed signs of sticking before the Accident. Lancour had had Quot ample warning a of the trouble Fienberg said. A careless and negligent driving charge was brought against Joseph h. Allard 18, of 259 Union St., Bennington. Allard was also charged with operating an automobile without the owners consent and with driving without a proper License. All three counts stemmed from an Accident on county Street sept. 18 involving the youth. Allard pleaded Quot no contest Quot to All three charges. He was Given a suspended sentence of 4 to 6 months at Windsor for operating the car without consent a concurrent sentence of 30 Days for negligent driving and was fined $10 plus costs for the third offence. Placed on probation until further court order Allard was ordered to pay the Fine As a condition of his probation and to seek the advice and help of any outside Agency named by the court. The two alcohol charges were both brought against persons from new York state. John w. Leonard 33, of Hoosick Falls changed an earlier plea of not guilty to a plea of guilty and was fined $100 plus costs for driving while under the influence of alcohol Between Pownal Center and North Pownal aug. I. A Long Island Man Robert j. Mccormack of Astoria was released on $200 Ball after pleading not guilty to the offence which allegedly occurred sept. 18 on . 7 Between Bennington and Shaftsbury. In other cases heard by the court Frank l. Adams 20, of Pownal Center was fined $15 plus costs for operating a car with defective equipment and Viola m. Ames 37, of 203 Ben Mont ave., received the same Fine for speeding on . 7 in Pownal Center sept. Is. Guilty pleas were recorded in both cases. Sun k a up ramps Dow Jones Bache a co., Alban noon 30 industrials 925.70�?1.73 20 railroads 220.65 .76 15 util ties 157.39�? .30 composite average 322.98�? .13 totals 3,000,000 Rockwood Mill has new owner a resumption of operations has begun at the Rockwood Mill on East main Street under the management of a new owner it was Learned this week. The property has been acquired from Lafayette Bud Lyons of Lyons District by John Greene in the name of the . Spinning corp. Green is now hiring and told the Banner he is aiming at a workforce of 28 for Quot the time he will be producing linings for Coats and jackets. Greene said he will also be establishing a Branch office Here of his Greene textile Supply co. Which he operates in Worcester mass., and which is the derivation of the "g.t.s,�?� initials of his local corporate name. He said he is now looking for another building in Bennington tentative plans Call for the relocation of some of the equipment in the Rockwood Mill and the addition of new equipment for his manufacturing operations. The present Mill he then anticipates using for storage for the Mill Supply business. Lyons could not be reached for comment on the Sale of the Mill which had been Idle or nearly Idle for some months or on his own plans for the future. Funeral w. Philip Walker the second congregational Church Here was filled to overflowing thursday afternoon for the funeral service of w. Philip Walker principal of Molly Stark school one of four local educators killed in a plane crash on Mendon Mountain monday. The Rev. Thomas Steffen new pastor of the Church where or. Walker had been an Active member officiated. Deacons and trustees of the Church ushered. Miss Cecilia Hudson was organist. His favorite hymn Quot of mighty fortress is my god Quot was Sung and his favorite gospel read at the service. Bearers were Geoffrey Graham former principal of Bennington High school and now superintendent of schools in Rutland town West Rutland and Proctor Henry Brezinski of Washington Academy in Salem And formerly on the faculty of Arlington memorial High school a with or. Walker Stewart Allen of the greater Bennington District school Board and Norman Lariviere math teacher at Molly Stark school. In attendance were Many educational groups from the entire Southern Vermont area and also from Montpelier where the four school officials had been Enro Ute monday to attend a headmasters meeting. The specia1 sections in the Church seated teachers and personnel from Molly Stark school and the greater Bennington school District including supt. Leon e. Wagner and mrs. Wagner the Bennington graded school District Board and other local school administrators and former supt. Allan j. Heath and mrs. Heath and also representatives from the other school boards in the area. Many students former students and associates from Public and parochial schools in Bennington and other parts of the state priests and nuns and protestant clergy and laymen paid final tribute. The United counselling service where or. Walker served on the executive Board was represented. Among tile state department of education officials present were or. Max w. Barrows instructional services and or. Newton h. Baker director of the division of professional service in Montpelier. Burial was in Park Lawn cemetery with the Rev. Or. Steffen offering prayers. Noir up proves consolidation St. Johnsbury up a Vermont will lose one municipal government soon As a result of a vote Here thursday. Town residents voted two to one to merge St. Johnsbury Village and town governments. Village residents approved the action tuesday by a six to one vote. The action was taken to consolidate local government and avoid costly duplication of governmental functions. Area obituaries James f. Burns Plainfield . A James f. Burns 64, native of South Dorset and a brother of Dorset town rep. William t. Burns died this morning at Rahway . Hospital. Born in South Dorset aug. 9, 1901, he was a son of James f. And Julia of Rourke Burns. He was a 1920 graduate of Burr and Burton Seminary in Manchester and a 1925 graduate of the University of Vermont. During his College Days he and his brother excelled on the Ulm varsity baseball team. James was the Pitcher and William the Catcher. He also played some Semi pro Ball afterwards. Or. Burns had been a resident of Plainfield for 20 years. He was vice president of Bauer amp Brooks realty co. In Rahway. A past president of the Colonia . Country club he had also been a past president of the Plainfield rotary club. Survivors besides his brother Are his wife the former Alene Hargnett two Sisters mrs. Walter Rose Koch of new York City and miss Agnes Burns of South Dorset. The funeral will be held monday at 9 . In St. Jerome a Church in East Dorset with the pastor the Rev. Joseph Connolly offering the requiem mass. Burial will be in St. Jerome a cemetery. Friends May Call at Brewster funeral Home Manchester Center sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . George e. M Ade a the family of George e. Madea son in Law of the Rev. Earle Forman who died suddenly thursday at the Forman Home on Mer son Street will be in attendance at Hanson Walbridge funeral Home saturday from 7 to 9 . Recitation of the Rosary will be at 8. The funeral mass will be offered in Allentown a. In our lady of Christian help monday morning. Burial will be in the blessed Virgin cemetery in North Hampton a. Search far pm a a abandoned North Duxbury it. Up a a missing plane search kept alive by a clairvoyant s extra sensory perception was abandoned today. No Trace of the Light plane with a Wells Maine couple aboard was found on 4,038 foot Camel s Hump Mountain. Aboard the plane were or. And mrs. Herbert Brooks who run two restaurants in Maine. A search by a few civil air patrol Cap planes in the Pomeroy Mountain area near Montgomery mass. Also failed to find the missing Craft. Twenty searchers on camels Hump thought they sighted the wreckage through binoculars wednesday. A helicopter tried to Check out the report but found Only debris from a world War ii bomber that crashed in 1944. The searchers went to the Mountain after a bar Mills Maine woman who claims to possess clairvoyant Powers said the plane would be found Quot Between water and Woods with something foreign in a doctor in the area had planted Quot foreign Quot Trees not indigenous to the Region. Hospital note thursday sept. 23, 1963 admissions mrs. M. Terese Greene Bennington. D discharges mrs. Rosalie Smith and son mrs. Marion Parmenter Bennington miss Mabel Gilbert Dorset. Births born this morning sept. 24, at Henton Hospital Montpelier a son to or. And mrs. William f. Kearns or. Of Montpelier formerly of Bennington. This is the couples first son. They have three daughters. Mrs. Kearns is the former Bette Burgess of Bennington daughter of or. And mrs. Earl Burgess. The new arrivals paternal grandmother is mrs. William f. Kearns of Gage Street. John n. L Ane Shaftsbury John Benjamin Lane 79, of Shaftsbury an employee of Eagle Square mfg. Co. For half a Century and Many of these years a Foreman there died thursday night at Putnam memorial Hospital after a Long illness. Born in Pownal dec. 25, 1885, he was a son of Simeon and Mary Elizabeth Truman Lane it his education had been received in Shaftsbury schools. Hunting and fishing had been among this favorite pastimes. He married the former Myrtle Green who died january 1964. Survivors Are one son John m. Cross of Shaftsbury four daughters mrs. Olin Ruth Cross of Shaftsbury mrs. Bennington and mrs. Kenneth Jenny Rice of North Bennington. He also leaves grandchildren great grandchildren nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at Hanson Walbridge funeral Home Bennington sunday at 2 30 . The Rev. A. J. Macdonald pastor of the Shaftsbury methodist Church of which or. Lane was a member will officiate. Burial will be in the Shaftsbury Village cemetery. Friends May Call at the funeral Home saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mrs. May l. Gottler North Bennington its. May l. Coulter of North Bennington died unexpectedly this morning while at work at the pol graphic co. Here. Funeral arrangements Are pending at the Hanson Walbridge funeral Home. A further obituary will appear in saturdays Banner. Youth jailed it i burglary charge Hoosick .�?Hiram j. Green 17, of North Hoosick was arrested wednesday by state police of the Brunswick station on a charge of burglary third degree in connection with a burglary sunday at the refreshment stand of the Hathaway drive in theater at North Hoosick. He was arraigned before Justice of the peace Thomas res Tino town of Hoosick and the Case was adjourned for preliminary hearing tuesday and to allow Green to obtain counsel. He was committed to the Rensselaer county jail. In crash continued from Page i. Statement on the crash sometime in the next few Days. The other three persons killed in the crash were the Rev. Vincent j. Spinelli James h. Morgan and w. Philip Walker. Montpelier up a the state education department has started searching for educators to replace two prominent Bennington school principals killed in an air crash Early this week. Professional services director Newton Baker said today that the search is on but Quot nothing encouraging Quot has turned up so far. Baker said it would be a Quot time consuming Quot task and that the department will try to suggest As Many qualified people As possible to the Bennington school boards. Southern Vermont Frt enter Monch Ester Vermont through october 12 9th annual fall show paintings sculpture prints by artists from new England new York Ond other northeastern states daily 10-3, sunday 1-5 closed monday except oct. La knotty Pine restaurant breakfast luncheon a a dinners or a banquets your Host Don Ratelle closed monday open 8 . 11 . Sundays 8 . 9 . Suma y special soup juice fruit cup roast sirloin of beef a jut $2.25 potatoes a vegetable salad a Coffee Rolls and butter ice Cream a pudding a jello Complete menu it. 7 North Bennington dial 442-9754 a a. A ate. Xxx. A xxx it

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