Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Sep 30 1963, Page 5

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 30, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 205 4-h boys and scouts integrate the Pownal s v it Wondful of boys Bennington county soil conservation District provided a Bulldozer and dug this farm Pond saturday a so c Camporee attendants could see work done. Then the Pond was filled with boys to commemorate the occasion. Dondero by Marc Hen Skinner Rupert a take 205 boys add weather like last saturday that improved by noon to a Fine fall Day then place them All on the Vermont Forest and farm land on Rupert Mountain and you had the first integrated Camporee Between the Taconic District s boy scouts and Bennington 4-h clubs. In fact Ray Lovely District executive of the Talt onic District said it was the first time that any 4-h clubs and boy scouts had Ever a integrated Quot on this level anywhere in the country. Add to this talks and demonstrations on All phases of conservation and some Lively scout activities that melded the objectives of both organizations and you had a camping experience not easily forgotten by any boy. Camping were 12 boy scout troops Ami their scout leaders from a possible 17 in the Taconic District together with 32 4-h members. They pitched tents Early Friday night until sunday morning on the hillsides of the Merck memorial Forest land the Vermont Forest and farm land vation groups a wealth of facts were explained. In the White Birch area de Killian and Raymond Foulds both foresters explained forestry management which included tree identification weeding thinning and selection of Trees. Types of soils soil testing and the importance of soils were discussed by John c. Page county agricultural agent and Stan Zecher a former pcs scientist. Wildlife conservation and Deer Herd management were outlined by two men from the Vermont fish and game department. Junior Harwood of Shaftsbury afire Warden supervisor demonstrated fire prevention and fighting. Afternoon activities were entered around competitive challenges on their knowledge of tree identification and first Aid. Their abilities were tested to kindle a fire which would be Able to Burn a string Hung above it in the shortest time or make one with Flint and steel. The Day ended brightly and sweetly with a Camporee campfire and a marshmallow roast. Even breaking Camp in the rain after sunday Church services canned soup a Manchester scouts eat soup direct from no. To cans heated Over open fire Welcome in yesterday s cold rain. Photo Skinner could t Dampen the spirit that had been fired from this Camporee. A meeting of the Board of trustees was held during the Camporee at which Edgerton was elected trustee and Raymond Lovely advisory associate. James Woodward of the soil conservation department was Camporee master and largely responsible for arrangements As Well As providing with Louis Dondero for the ten stations where instructions were Given. Vera Langlais eight boy scouts of Pownal troop 47 returned sunday afternoon from a three Day Jaunt to the Merck National Forest in Rupert. The trip was a joint venture of scouts from the Taconic Council in charge of Raymond Lovely and boys from Bennington county 4-h clubs led by Bud Edgerton. Local scouts making the trip were Peter Roy John Grusendorf Peter Winn Thomas Langlais Dean Dixon Milton Pratt Leonard Duval and Bruce Hurley who were accompanied by Lyle Grusendorf and Robert Pudvar with Rolland Roy going up on sunday. Transportation was provided by Francis Haley mrs. Roland Roy and Robert Pudvar. Rally Day was observed at the Pownal methodist Church sunday morning with Young people of the sunday school taking part in the worship service with recitations and music. Class promotions were made during the service As follows beginners to primary Lisa Ostrander primary to juniors Bernice Beals Susan Casey and Janeen Pratt juniors to intermediate Deanna Beals. Baptized were Terri Lynn Niles daughter of or. And mrs. Raymond Niles and Keeli Ann Pratt daughter of or. And mrs. Harold Pratt. Rev. James h. Bagley was in charge of the service. The regular monthly business meeting of the boy scout executive committee will be held tonight at 7 30 at the Home of Robert Pudvar in North Pownal. It is expected that a decision will be Arlington lists we i v derails Arlington a a list of world War i veterans is being compiled in the Arlington area. Names of those made known thus far Are col. H. Fairfax Ayres Orange r. Baker Frank m. Brownell Miner c. Clark Lewis Colvin Edward j. Curran Ralph Delaney Fred l. Ford Leon c. French Charles Galli Niles e. Green Roy Grout Bertrum Hansen Walter Keough Joseph la Bravoco Ralph a. Lunden Leon e. Mears Andrew r. Miller Peter pacittosr., Earl g. Prouty or. Wilfred p. Racine Edward w. Renner or. George a. Russell Winfield Secoy Howard r. Smith Henry Stone Royal s. Thayer Harry Thompson Clifford a. Wilcox Burt Hulet William Hall Carl Frezza Thomas Fitz Simmon. Those whose names have been omitted should Call or write Miner c. Clark East Arlington or Earl g. Prouty Arlington. Arlington Calendar monday a first modality of the year Fisher school 8 . Tuesday a Arlington chorus will meet at 7 30 ., w. Arlington Grange Hall. Wednesday a Arlington Community nursing association Community House 8 . F ish and game club fire House 8 . Thursday a Well baby clinic or. Dorothy Hager attending physician 2 5 . Community House Call 375-6616 for transportation. Chicken pie supper Federated Church 5 . Until All Are served. Lff you eat Mort. You la feel it less. Say tests Hanover . Apr an Experiment at Dartmouth College has confirmed what Many cocktail party devotees have Long suspected you feel it quicker on an empty stomach. Under the direction of or. William Berndt and or. John Gatzy a group of 20 second year medical students conducted the Experiment with the Concord police department s Aldometer a a device that measures the alcohol Content of the blood Stream. Each student consumed 4 ounces of too proof Vodka. Ten were permitted to eat heartily right afterwards. Ten did no to. The latter group Felt the effects of the Vodka within half an hour. The others within an hour to an hour and a half. 823-7716 made on a new scoutmaster for troop 47 in addition to other routine business. An organizational meeting of the methodist youth Fellowship has been set for next sunday from 7 to 8 30 at the Church. Mrs. Harry w. Beals or. Will be in charge of the program for the first five weeks. All children to years of age and Over Are invited to join in the activities. Seventy dollars was raised saturday by the ladies Aid society of the first Baptist Church during a tag and rummage Sale conducted at the Church. Mrs. Harold Rhodes served As chairman assisted by mrs. Raymond Coulter miss Elizabeth Burrington mrs. Ronald Paul and mrs. Harriet Walsh. Proceeds of $50 wee received by the North Pownal fire department auxiliary at the saturday afternoon food Sale held at the fire House. A variety of homemade items were contributed by women throughout the Village with All members of the auxiliary assisting with arrangements. Working at the food table were mrs. Albert Dickinson mrs. Ernest Welch mrs. Alice Gurley mrs. Harvey Burdick sr., and mrs. Leonard Duval. The North Pownal Parent teacher club will hold its monthly meeting at the school wednesday night at 8. A drive for new members will be initiated at this time with a contest to be arranged according to Pupil classes. Cold weekend for Falls scouts at Auriesville Hoosick Falls troop 64, sponsored by the Church of the immaculate Conception returned on september 22nd from the 13th annual Retreat for scouts and Scouters at the Auriesville shrine. The troop arrived Friday night in a drizzling rain and cold wind which hampered the erection of tents the last tent being pitched about la . The cold weather continued through saturday and the members and leaders of the troop participated in the spiritual exercises. Saturday evening a colourful pageant depicting the martyrdom of the North american martyrs was held in the coliseum with members of the order of the Arrow participating. Fireworks concluded the saturday program. Sunday the approximate 1,300 scouts and Scouters attending formed a guard of Honor for the Many pilgrims attending the annual feast Day activities of the North american martyrs and they were also awarded Retreat patches for participating in the activity in the massing of colors prior to the formation of the guard of Honor. Participating trom the Panther patrol were Paul of Brien patrol Leader William Ellis Raymond Morin and Robert Ruditis Eagle patrol with Gary Crucetti patrol Leader and Thomas Scott Peter Luke Michael Shi land the Bear patrol with Raymond Wrubleski patrol Leader and Paul Restino Thomas Crowley Joseph Dwyer Michael Scarey William Thurber and Charles Frazier Fox patrol with James Sennett patrol Leader and Dennis Shaw Brian Valentine Bernard Davendonis Anthony but Kas Michael Burns William Harrington and Albert Peglow flaming Arrow patrol with William Gorman patrol Leader and William Rasch John Sennett Daniel Luke James Gorman David Morin a Louis Brandi and Thomas Downey. Green bar patrol included William Marcoux senior patrol Leader John Barber and Stanley butka6, assistant senior patrol leaders and Joseph Martelle troop scribe. Activities for the a weekend were under the director of Anthony j. Wirmusky Junior assistant scoutmaster. Luther Rasch and Bernard Fleming members of the troop 64 committee accompanied the troop As did Richard a. Severson scoutmaster Ai the troop. Bennington Banner monday september 30, 1963-5 be English teacher told speak up for humanities by Nancy Otis Manchester a More than 90 vermonters were among the 300 members of the new England association of teachers of English who gave David Mccord the Harvard poet Quot a warm Welcome saturday afternoon at the Equinox House. His talk and the Reading of some of his work culminated a two Day conference of the 62-year-old association which emphasized the humanities and especially the teaching of poetry. Mccord who was introduced by Harry l. Walen of Needham mass., president of the 1700-member Neate is a trustee of Marlboro College. He has also been on the faculty of the bread loaf writers conference in Middlebury. Author of Many volumes of both prose and poetry Mccord s most recent Book is the Story of Peter Ben Brigham Hospital Boston. An autographed copy was Given to John Fay of the English department of Burr and Burton Seminary for his work As local chairman of the conference. Two other poets both students also participated in the teachers meeting saturday. They were Joy Hill Lincoln school Providence . And Samuel Simpson Norwalk Conn. High school who were among to Young people showing outstanding work in a poetry contest sponsored by Neate last Spring. After Reading their poetry the students were presented with certificates of Merit by or. Gertrude Stearns of Plymouth . Speaker at Friday night s banquet was or. Charles Keller director of the John Hay Fellows program. In a speaking up for the humanities Quot or. Keller urged a the humanities approach in All teaching learning and this approach he said a leads men to think about values Quot and enables them a to live excitingly and effectively with themselves and in a world where men and women need a courage based on he emphasized the importance of interdisciplinary humanities courses taught by teacher teams in High schools As a just about the most interesting and important development in american education these or. Keller outlined last Summers four institutes at Bennington College Williams Colorado and University of Oregon where John Hay Fellows were stimulated by Many opportunities a to North Bennington Elizabeth Dwyer 442-4519 North Bennington a the annual Light bulb drive sponsored by the no Shaft Lions club is set for tonight. Starting about 6, Lions will make a House to House canvass in the North Bennington Shaftsbury area to sell their packets of Light bulbs. Profits from this Enterprise go into the Lions general fund used for civic improvements in both communities. The Mizpah Circle of the Baptist Church entertained the Southside Circle at a dessert meeting last week in the social rooms of the Church. A feature of the evening was Given by or. And mrs. Edwin Austin who showed the slides taken on their Caribbean cruise last Spring. The Baptist women accepted the gracious invitation of the congregational women a Fellowship to meet with them on oct. I at 7 30 . Announcements were made of the Baptist association meeting to be held in Poultney oct. 2 and the world wide Community Day at the Bennington methodist Church nov. I. Women interested in working on a project for this meeting Are asked to Contact mrs. Stanley Shaw. Plans were discussed for the Christmas Bazaar and the Date was set for nov. 15. The next meeting of the Mizpah Circle will be oct. 14 at 7 30 at the Home of mrs. Olive Williamson. Motto Salem Ore. Up a the Oregon state motto a the Union Quot was adopted by the 1957 legislature. The territorial motto was a Falls Volat propolis Quot she flies with her own wings. The 1959 legislature adopted Navy Blue and Gold As the state colors. I. I a a a a i. A i or. Charles Keller recharge their intellectual also on Friday night s program was a Welcome to or. Max w. Barrows Deputy commissioner of education. The Rev. Robert l. Clayton it of Manchester Center offered the invocation. Following registration saturday morning five Section meetings on the humanities Junior High poetry and composition and contemporary poetry were held. Chairmen were Wallace Green of Burlington miss Eupha Bonham of Bennington miss Alice Gara Bedlan of Brookline mass. And Donald Brodine of Vermont Academy saxons River. Other chairmen for the conference were miss Evelyn Copeland of Fairfield Conn., general chairman miss Bonham publicity mrs. Mary Henning Arlington hospitality John Ragle of Springfield registration l. Muriel Flaherty of Norwalk Conn., Book exhibit. Other officers of Neate Are miss Anne Mcweeney of Nashua ., vice president miss Eleanor Abbott of Wakefield mass., Secretary or. Rose Weiffenbach of Boston treasurer w. Griffith Couser of Melrose mass., auditor James t. Lape and Thomas Fitzsimmons editor and managing editor of the a English leaflet Quot official publication of Neate. Annual election of the association will be held dec. 7 at the Harvard club Boston when Dudley Fitts of Phillipps Andover a linguist will speak at the luncheon meeting. Loom maker moves to Albany Dorset a Cliff Wood of South Dorset has taken a position As an assistant Engineer of the Mohawk Brush co. In Albany . He began his new work sept. 23. It will include the study of the engineering methods used in the company in the Hopes of improving them. As soon As or. And mrs. Wood can find a suitable Home they plan to move to Albany which they think will be some time in november. Wood has been manufacturing weaving looms of his own design in his Home workshop for a number of years. He plans to continue this in Albany. So in demand have they become that he estimates that his business will be twice As Large this year As last. He has already made 67 of them to Date this year. Harte theatre Bennington it. Dial 2-4990 now thru tuesday Nuj 11 in revision m g m picture switch to the Best rent nameless electric water Heater just phone our nearest office Only i l2-6.il6 per month Central Vermont Public service corporation Tion. Two explorer troops serving As traffic control and first Ald squads were also there. Each boy a ame equipped with blankets two changes of clothes a poncho jacket mess kit sleeping bag and Flash Light. Menus and fond had been planned by one boy in each troop patrol. A scout troop is divided into patrols of six to eight boys. Driving into the Merck property about two Miles i suddenly found the land clustered with Small Pup tents or Wall tents. The tents ringed Small campfires Flavouring the air with Wood smoke. Each troop had its own area and flew from rough Cut poles both the american hag As Well As its troop Flag As identification. Boys were everywhere. They were Ca. R. He water from one of the two available Springs. Some split dry Birch Wood for fires. Others munched apples chatting. Lunch time was a scene of dishing out soup from blackened no. To cans into tin cups boys in soapy dishwater up to their elbows kids sitting Cross legged around improvised Birch log tables eating cheese sandwiches. The Camporee had been issued some government surplus food which included cheese spam and Peanut butter. The boys had spent a Busy morning tramping the area As they participated in the conservation activities that had Bren coordinated by James Bud Edgerton of Arlington county 4-h agent and Louis Dondero of Sunderland a soil conservation service scientist. From informed men from the various state and Federal departments As Well As private Onset kor St management a Robert fish manager of the Forest conducted classes at station 3 on Forest management. There were to stations. Shown above is the Pownal troop. Photo Dondero extra Bonus double world Green wednesday waiting for grab members of troop 34 and Sunderland and Arlington 4-h clubs combined wait for meal to be prepared. A Well organized group. Photo Dondero Wilmington Dover saturday 736 main Street Denise Allen class organization meetings were held at the Wilmington school last week and the following students were elected to office class of 1964 a president Patricia Farwell vice president Ronald Hood Secretary Susan Clough treasurer Leona Lansing student Council Ruby Adams and Lee Bartlett. Class of 1965 a president Robert Greene vice president John Braun Secretary Jean Fitch treasurer Deborah Fuller student Council Susan Emery and Peter Lamorder. Class of 1966 a president Isabell Raymo vice president Douglas Brooks Secretary Gail Warner treasurer Sharon Light fixtures Imit ski Al. Progress Wolta for the new look and better lighting h. Greenberg amp son 321 main St. Dial 2-6324 or 2-6325 Bennington to 4-8892 Faulkner student Council Alana Granger John Boyd. Class of 1967 a president Suzanne Willett vice president Linda Williams Secretary Sally Ann poor treasurer Rodney Crawford student Council Bur Dys Bickford and Dennis Lavoy. Class of 1968 a president Melanie Pike vice president Betty Snow Secretary Minton Lansing treasurer Robert Ware student Council Robert Covey. Class of 1969 a president Norman fajans vice president Jeffrey Clough Secretary Sandra Davidson treasurer Michael Cross student Council Karen Hood. Student Council officers a president Patricia Farwell vice president Robert Greene Secretary Tamora Lavoy treasurer Ruby Adams. The Baptist ladies Aid met at the Home of Marie Taylor wednesday afternoon. Marie Taylor led devotions and presided at the meeting. There were 14 members present. A donation was voted to the Vermont association of the Blind. Dec. Ii was set for the Date of the annual Christmas Sale. The next meeting will be held at the Home of mrs. Doris Adams. Hoosick Falls Edith Beaumont 686-5518 fractures hip mrs. Alice Woodard 82, of Church Street received a broken hip in a fall in her Home last monday and is a patient at the Mary Mcclellan Hospital Cambridge. Court St. Mary cd will hold a rummage Sale wednesday in the Thorpe building on John Street from la . To 9 . Members who have articles for the Sale Are requested to Call mrs. Edward of Malley 686-5288 or mrs. Thomas Gulden 686-5775. Shower miss Maureen Burke entertained sunday afternoon with a Tea and personal Shower for miss Donna Murphy at her Home on Elm Street with about 15 guests present. The table decorations were in Bronze and Gold. Miss Burke was assisted in serving by her Mother mrs. Morgan Burke and mrs. Walter Wirmusky. Miss Murphy daughter of William j. Murphy of main Street will be married nov. 9 in Hoosick Falls to Joseph Fisher son of or. And mrs. Carl Fisher of Williamsport a. New cheerleaders of Hoosick Falls Central school went into action on the Homefield saturday afternoon at a football game with fort Edward Central. Hoosick Falls winning 27-13. Pictured following the game first Row left to right Deborah Markiewicz Linda Bedard Sandra Harrington Deborah Harrison and Donna Andrew Junior varsity cheerleader second Row Ruth Philpott Gail Buswell Ballou Joyce Sprague Donna Brundige and Carol Rancour senior varsity. Missing from picture is Helen Hayes Iris Shapiro and Gail Wysocki. Beaumont

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