Addison County Independent from Middlebury, Vermont (2024)

DECEMBER 29, 1961 ADDISON COUNTY INDEPENDENT, MIDDLEBURY, VERMONT 5 those present were their daughters and familys, Mr. and Mrs. William Landon and Mr. and Mrs. Harley Grice, Jr.

and also Mrs. Marshall's sister brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Bennett. Mrs.

James E. Davis was a dinner guest of Mrs. Christmas, Bristol. Mr. and Mrs.

Herbert Russell of Prospect Park, were guests Mrs. Russell's aunt, Mrs. James E. Davis for a few days. Mrs.

Russell is the former Esther Sneden. Mr. and Mrs. Earle Peck spent the Christmas holiday in Goshen, N. as guests, of their daughter, and son-in-law, Mr.

and Mrs. Evan Littlefield and two children. Mrs. Sadie McQuivey and daughter Thelma of East Middlebury and another daughter, Mr. and Mrs.

Edwin Lurvey of Rutland and two sons were entertained at Christmas dinner by Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Elmer. Mr. and Mrs.

Walter Gannett and granddaughter, Sandra had Christmas dinner guests the Gannett's son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fayette Scott of Sprinfield and other relatives from Milton. Christmas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.

Arthur Kimball were Mrs. Lorraine Hall and daughters, Frances and Patty and Roger Garvey of Burlington and Earl and Norman Willette. Judith, Barbara, Rickey, and Kathy Orwell called on their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kimball on Sunday evening.

They were accompanied by Noble and Eddie Austin of Orwell. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Selleck of Middlebury called on Francis Fisher on Sunday. Mrs.

Arthur Kimball spent Tuesday evening in Middlebury. Mr. and Mrs. Irving Champine and son, Leslie have returned home after spending Christmas holiday with their son and family, Mr. and Mrs.

Robert Champine in Old Orchard Beach, Me. WHITING Mrs. H. B. Webster MAdison 3-7191 Papers Available at Villeneuve's Store YOUTH FELLOWSHIP SINGS AT PREVENTORIUM Several members of the Youth Fellowship group were at the Pittsford Preventorium Saturday morning where they sang Christmas carols.

They carried a basket of gifts for a little girl whom they sponsor. Mrs. Treverton Ketcham and Irving Senecal furnished transportation. CHURCH CONTRIBUTIONS Contributions totaling have been received toward installing a kitchen sink and fire prevention remodelling at the church. Mrs.

Adele Alt of New SERVICE 2 Complete Parts Service Factory Trained Mechanics SALES DEPT. OPEN EVENINGS MON. WED. FRI. Until 9:00 P.

M. LINDHOLM MOTORS South Main Street Rutland Phone PR 3-6660 START RIGHT Start the New Year right by securing adequate insurance coverage. Don't forget Accident Insurance, for the world is full of hazards. See Us Today The HUBBARD YOUR Agency Insurance AGENT 58 Main Street Middlebury, Vt Tel. DU 8-2112 York city has provided a hand made velvet cover for the altar NEW HAVEN Mrs.

Arthur Kimball Bristol 2109 Papers Available at Bennett's and Ralph's Stores Shirley King, Lt. Merrifield Engaged To Wed NEW HAVEN Mr. and Mrs. Leon J. King announce the engagement of their daughter, Shirley, to Lt.

Thomas Merrifield, son of Mrs. Dewey Wimett of Argentia, Newfoundland, and grandson of Mrs. Joel Blaise of Middlebury, Miss King was graduated from Beeman Academy and is a senior at Becker Junior College, Worcester, Mass. Merrifield was graduated from Beeman Academy, and Norwich University. He is stationed at Fort Knox, Ky.

CIVIL AUTHORITY MEETING JAN. 2 The Board of Civil Authority will meet on Tuesday evening, Jan. 2 at the Town Clerk's office in New Haven. There will be an abatement of taxes and finishing of business for the fiscal year of 1961. BRIEFS Mr.

and Mrs. George Marshall entertained at a family party on Christmas Day. Among HAPPY new' SIMOND'S TEXACO Service Station 25 Court St. Middlebury, Vt. table.

CIRCLE GIFTS The Friendship Circle provided gifts and baskets for a number of shut-in members. BRIEFS The program for the candlelighting service Christmas Eve was furnished Fellowship under the of theatrection Mrs. Rutherford Moore. Christmas guests at Lee Rawson's were his son, Carroll and family of Weavertown, N. and Miss Kathryn of Burlington.

Miss, Hubbard left to spend the rest of vacation with friends in Massachusetts. Mr. and Mrs. Irving Eastman were overnight guests Sunday of their son, Robert and family of Burlington. Mrs.

Josie Trombley and daughters spent Christmas with her mother, Mrs. Elton Bridge in Rutland. Mrs. Dighton Ketcham and son Thomas left Saturday for a weekend with her son Wayne and family of Bennington. Mr.

and Mrs. Darwin Naylor of White River Julia Simonds of Lebanon, N.H.. Missy and Mrs. Olivia Keeler of Brandon were Christmas Day guests of Mr. and Mrs.

Rich Simonds and Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ryan. FERRISBURG Mrs. Lester F.

Tatro TR- 7-2877 Papers on Sale at Limoge Brothers Store SUNDAY SCHOOL PUPILS GIVE PROGRAM On Thursday evening, Dec. 21, Sunday School pupils presented a program of recitations, Christmas carols and a tableau of the manger scene. Christine Fisk played the part of Mary and Mark Husk was Joseph. After the exercises parents and children enjoyed a social hour in the Recreation room and refreshments were served by the ladies of the WSCS. Each child was presented with a figure of the Creche as a gift.

JR. MYF CAROLING Jr. MYF members went caroling at different homes both in Ferrisburg and North Ferrisburg on Saturday evening and then returned to the Pasonage for refreshments and a social hour. The Sr. MYF members went caroling on Sunday evening and they too were entertained at the Parsonage.

SPECIAL SERVICES HELD AT CHURCH Special services were largely attended at the morning worship hour on Christmas Sunday. The Junior Choir, sang two selections with Charlene Tatro singing the solo part. In the evening a Candlelight Service was held for members of both churches. The Jr. Choir again rendered a selection and Mrs.

Bette sang, Holy Night." After the singing Christmas Hymns and Scripture readings the congregation joined in a beautiful candlelight service. Rev. Scandrol was assisted by Paul Tatro, Charles Bradford, and Otto Palmer. ROOD GUEST SPEAKER THIS SUNDAY Ronald Rood, laymen, of Lincoln, will be the guest speaker at the Ferrisburg Methodist Church on Sunday, Dec. 31, in the absence of Rev.

Scandrol who is spending a few days with his and Mrs. Scandrol's parents. METHODIST BOARD TO MEET JAN. 4 The Official Board of the Ferrisburg Methodist Church will meet, at church on Thursday evening, Jan. 4.

The Fourth Quarterly Conference will meet at the Church on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 1:30 p.m. when the District Superintendent, Elmer Haley will conduct the annual meeting. NO MEETING There will be no meeting of the Junior and Senior MYF this week due to the abscence of Rev. Scandrol.

BRIEFS School will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2, after a 10-day recess. PFC James Husk is spending a 15 day leave with his mother, Mrs. Witeman Hawkins. He has been stationed at Fort Hood, Tex.

for several months with the 2nd Armored Division and will return to Fort Dix, N. on Jan. 13 for overseas assignment. Kenneth Bush arrived on Friday, from Mannheim, Germany, to spend the Christmas holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs: Bernard Ringer.

He will return to Germany on Jan. 19. Hospital man Michael Thomp-1 son is on Christmas leave his duties at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center and is spending it with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Clifford.

Pvt. Orville Danyow. Jr. arrived home on Thursday, Dec. 21 after completing a six months enlistment with the Army Reserve when he was stationed in Kentucky.

Mrs. Corydon Harris is confined to her home by illness. Mr. and Mrs. Harris recently returned from a trip across the United States with their sisterin-law Mrs.

Lionel Harris and a visit with them in California. Mr. and Mrs. Baird Davis, son, Anthony and daughter, Maria, of Rosemont, are spending the Christmas holidays with her mother, Mrs. Calla Mace and son, Bill.

Christmas Eve guests at the home of Mr. and' Mrs. Harry Barrows were Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Barrows and Mr.

and Mrs. Denis Barrows. Miss Sally Bush of Freeport, L. spent the holiwith her and Christmas. Mrs.

Bernard Ringer. Mrs. Clara Ringer was a Christmas Day dinner guest at the Ringer home. Mr. and Mrs.

Witeman Hawkins entertained at Christmas dinner Mr. and Mrs. William Field a and family and Miss Martha Hawkins of Middlebury, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hawkins and family, Mr.

and Mrs. Stanley Brinkman of Connecticut, and Pfc. James Husk. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.

Charles Birkett and family on Christmas Day were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cushman and family, Ray Husk and son, John. Mr. and Mrs.

Arthur Thompson were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Denis Barrows and family in North Ferrisburg on Christmas Day. Mr. and Mrs.

Sylvester Roberts and sons, Larry and Jerry their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sisters. They all spent the evening with Mr. Mrs.

William Roberts and daughter in West Addison. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Patrick and son, Gene were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.

Henry Sisters, Sr. on Christmas. Afternoon guests at the Sisters home were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lyman and family, Mr.

and Mrs. Gerritt Crowley and son of Burlington, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Peters and family of Hinesburg and Mr. and Mrs.

Henry Sisters, Jr. and son Stevie of Essex Junction. Mrs. Leon Cormier of Bristol was a holiday dinner guest of her daughter, Mrs. Lester Tatro and Mr.

Tatro and family. Mrs. Sheldon Fiske returned to her home Monday after spend. ing some time with her sister, Mrs. Roy Sherman in 1 Westport, N.

and helping in the care of her mother, Mrs. Jesse Van Ornum, who died on Sunday evening. Mrs. Sherman is spending a few days with her sister. Mr.

and Mrs. Homer Hawkins where they spend the winmoved to Vergennes, Tuesday ter months. Mrs. Arthur Thompson accompanied Mrs. Rolland Thompson and Mrs.

Nellie Warren of Middlebury, to Morrisville on Wednesday where they visited relatives and friends. LINCOLN Mrs. J. F. Moody Bristol 2142 Lincoln Road Improvements Are Listed culverts and graveled.

LADIES AID MEETING The Ladies Aid will hold their meeting Wednesday, Jan. 3 at Burnham Hall. BRIEFS LINCOLN Road Commissioner Howard Masterson reports the following improvements on Town Roads this year. The French Settlement road so called has been widened and gravelled. The bridge was rebuilt as far as the foot of Lathrop Hill.

Ripton Road was resurfaced starting at Lincoln. Ripton line and Slate and five miles in So. Lincoln were widened and veled and new culverts put in Bristol Notch Road. Two culverts and gravel road from Stone Bridge to West Lincoln were graveled and ditched. part of Fred Pierce road graveled from Bristol line to Atkins farm, graveled and ditched.

River Road has also been graveled toward South Lincoln, John Masterson road widened and graveled; culvert and gravel put on road to Cobb Hill Lodge; ditch rebuilt on State Aid road by Margery Carpenter's: large culvert and graded and gravel on Watson Road, cut brush and Elder Hill dam to the Sherwood Hall property; State Aid Construction Garland Bridge to Lewis Cloe; also: six Mr. and Mrs. H. Skinner and Mr. and Mrs.

Ralston of New York were at the Skinner farm for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bickford of Concord, and also Mrs. Katie Thompson of Starksboro were guests of Nelia Moody and James on Christmas Eve. Mrs.

Marian Matthews was in New Haven Thursday to attend the funeral of Homer Bullard. Mrs. Belle Hall of Middlebury was at her home here Christmas Day. Mr. and Mrs.

Abert Robdeau of Connecticut are staying at the George Cram home. Mr. Robideau has employment at Simmonds Precision Products, Vergennes. Mr. and Mrs.

Leonard Orvis of Connecticut were guests of his brother, Bernard Orvis. Richard Booth has been confined to his home with illness. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Walker of Bridport were guests cf Mr.

and Mrs. Richard Booth Christmas Day. Mr. and Mrs. John Jordan of Rochester, N.

were guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Purinton for Christmas.

Paul Rotax has gone to Middiebury to work and Lilah Palmer is caring for the children at Rotax'. POSITIVE ACTION IN NEW BOOK UVM Professors Lyman J. Gould and E. William Steele of political science department are co-authors of a new book, "People, Power and Politics, an Introductory Reader." They set themselves this task. of collection and editing because of certain gaps in "suitable readings for introductory political science courses." LEICESTER Mrs.

Elsie F. Cole SCHOOL HAS PARTIES Leicester Central School closed at noon on Friday for the Christmas holiday. Parties were held in each of the rooms during the morning. School will reopen Jan. 3.

NAZARENE NOTICE Sunday School at 10 a. Classes for all ages; Morning Worship, 11 a. Subject: "The Untrodden Path." Scripture Joshua Text, "For Ye have not passed this way here tofore Scripture, Joshua 3 and NYPS, 7 p. Evening Worship, 7:30 p. Subject "New Year's Resolutions." Text, Philippians Text, "I press toward the mark." Phil.

3rd chapter, 14th verse. Wednesday evening, 7:30 p. The monthly Church Board meeting will follow the evening service. BRIEFS Mrs. Alice Kilburn and daughter, Jane of Hubbardton were Christmas Day dinner guests of the former's brother-in-law and sister, Mr.

and Mrs. Robert New and family and mother, Mrs. Elsie Cole. Mr. and Mrs.

Burton Cole and two children, Romona and Burton were Christmas Day guests of Mrs. Cole's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Moses Desabrais and family in West Salisbury. Mr.

and Mrs. Norman Chatfield of Hubbardton were dinner guests Christmas Day of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Chatfield. Mr.

and Mrs. Frank Ryder of Forest Dale and Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Alger and two sons of Brandon were Christmas supper guests of latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs.

Herbert Ryder Jr. and. family. Mr. and Mrs.

Raymond Johnson and two children, Benay and Bruce of Brandon and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kirby of Middlebury were Christmas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earle Sprague.

Miss Benay Johnson graduated Dec. 15 from the Addison Gilbert Hospital in Glocester, Mass. School of Nursing. During the Christmas service at Leicester Church of the Nazarene on Sunday morning, there was a dedication service for Paul Douglas Morse, infant son of Mr. and Mrs.

Samuel Morse. At the evening service there was a Candlelight Service with Christmas music. STARKSBORO Mrs. V. C.

Thompson Bristol 2062 Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Norris and daughter of Beverly, Mass. were guests over the holiday weekend of Mr. and Mrs.

Hervey Hanson. Rev. Mrs. W. W.

White were Christmas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Smith, Mrs. Blanche Berry and Mrs. Belle Hill.

Mr. and Mrs. Gareth Tobin of Albany, and Mrs. Anna White of Newport are spending several days with Mrs. Rena Tobin and daughters.

Mr. and Dike were Christmas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dike in Charlotte. Rev.

and Mrs. Guy Dunning spent Christmas in Maine with NEW The bells are ringing in a New Year of joy and happiness for you and yours. All the best in '62! BAKERY LANE FOOD SHOP Middlebury, Vt. HAPPY NEW YEAR We've but one thought on this one day, this one hour to wish all of you everything good in '62. We hope to serve you, all year through! Robt.

Laberge Nationwide Insurance 62 Main St. Middlebury, Vt. relatives. Mr. and Mrs.

Floyd Smith were dinner guests Christmas Day of Mr. and Mrs. George Ladeau. and Mrs. Gale Mason Mr.

have received word of the death of Mrs. Wallace Davis in West Dummerston last week. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Derosia and family of Burnham, Mr.

and Mrs. Michael Slmick of Darian, were callers Saturday of Mr. and Mrs. Will Knox. Mr.

and Mrs. William Knox, and family returned Tuesday to Norwich, from spending Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Knox. Mrs.

Bertha Smith and Alfred were callers Monday night of Mr. and Mrs. William Smith in Ferrisburg. Mrs. Smith remained for a few days.

Mr. and Mrs. David Rieman and daughter of Connecticut and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gardner were Christmas dinner guests of Mr.

and Mrs. Kenneth Gardner and family. Mrs. Katie Thompson and Mr. and Mrs.

Robert Bickford of Concord, Mass. were callers on Christmas Eve of Mrs. Nelia Moody and James in Lincoln. Mr. and Mrs.

Robert Bickford of Concord, were guests over the holiday weekend of Mrs. Katie Thompson. S. Starksboro Mrs. Archie Stokes Bristol 2040 CANDLE LIGHT Sunday school was held at the Jerusalem Schoolhouse Sunday.

A Candlelighting service was held. Candy was given to the children. BRIEFS Mr. and Mrs. Charles Orvis and daughter, Mr.

and Mrs. Charles Gibson and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Orvis and daughter, John McClean, Mr. and Mrs.

Lawrence Orvis and daughter, Richard and Beverly Rublee were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Orvis Christmas Day. Mr. and Mrs.

Gardner Orvis and family were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hallock in Bristol Christmas Day. Mr. and Mrs.

Beck have bought the home John, Mr. and Mrs. Dennie Corriveau. better known as the Mollie Taft place. Mr.

and Mrs. Joel Fifield and children were at Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Orvis' Saturday and Sunday evening. Mr.

and Mrs. Kenneth Norris and boys, and Mr. and Mrs. Sam were guests of Mr. and Mahlon Norris ChristStokes, mas Day, Mr.

and Mrs. Mahlon Norris, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Stokes attended the dinner held Thursday evening at New Haven given by Addison County Commission Sales, Mr. and Mrs.

Roger Orvis and family were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Foster Vosburg Christmas Day. Marjory and Judy Kay Hill, Mr. and Mrs.

Charles Hill, Jr. and son were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Orvis on Christmas Day. Mr.

and Mrs. Maynard Farr and children were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Symor Farr in Lincoln Christmas Day. Mr.

and Mrs. Celon Orvis of Middlebury and John Orvis of Bellows Falls were guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Orvis on Sunday evening. Reginald Orvis is spending the weekend at his home here.

UVM IS AWARDED $132,000 GRANT The University fo Vermont has been awarded $132,000 by the National Science Foundation to support summer, 1962, institutes for high school teachers mathematics and phys.cs. This will be the fifth year for both institutes. NO WAITING FOR YOUR SAVINGS TO EARN INTEREST AT THE CHITTENDEN INSTANT INTEREST FROM THE START ON ALL SAVINGS 1 3 2 PER INTEREST YEAR COMPOUNDED QUARTERLY The Chittenden Is The One Vermont Bank That Brings You All These Extras: NEW HIGH INTEREST RATE. According to the New F. D.

I. C. ruling interest per year is the new MAXIMUM rate permitted on savings deposits in commercial banks for less than one year. This is the rate the Chittenden will make effective Jan. 1, 1962.

INSTANT INTEREST. Means that your savings deposits earn every day, from day of deposit to day of withdrawal, provided your account carries a balance at the end of the interest quarter. Your money doesn't stand idle even for a day it works full-time for you! INTEREST COMPOUNDED QUARTERLY on amounts remaining in the bank for a full figured daily on amounts withdrawn during the quarter. UP TO 12 INTEREST DATES PER YEAR so you can choose your own. It's even practical to receive interest monthly.


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