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Montpelier Evening Argus from Montpelier, Vermont • 5

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MONTPELIER EVENING ARGUS, MONTPELIER, VERMONT TUESDAY, MAY 29, 1956 PAGE FIVE City News Charles L. Stewart, commander Brown Johnson Post 792. Veterans of Foreign Wars announced this morning that the local post will continue the individual decoration of graves at Green Mount cemetery and surrounding cemeteries during the Memorial Day week. Mr. and Mrs.

John Brunell and infant daughter have moved to this city from Waterbury and have taken an apartment at 72 East State street. Mr. Brunell is employed at WSKI. Betsy Kinney was one of the runner-up winners in the state dairy poster contest. Miss Kinney's entry was in the junior division and brought her a prize of $1.

Mrs. Harry C. Jones of 29 Kent street was in Wolfboro, N. Sunday on business. Mrs.

Lizzie Hornbrook, administratrix of the estate of the late William Lawson, has sold land and property at 22 Kent street to Charles and Hedi Ballantyne according to a deed filed at the city clerk's office. Mr. and Mrs. J. W.

Klein of Deerfield Cove, and Thousand Islands, N. and Albert Lavallee of Syracuse, N. who have been visiting at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Martin J.

Portall of Terrace street, in observance of Madam Joseph Lavallee's 93rd birthday, have returned to their home. Among those from 1 out of town who were in Montpelier Sunday afternoon to attend the funeral of William C. Burns held from St. Augustine's church were: Mr. and! Mrs.

Paul Byrne and Miss Rita Byrne of Leominster, Kenneth Burns, Miss Gloria Ferguson, Mr. and Mrs. Isadore LaRoe and Miss Marsha Lee Thygesen of Claremont, N. Mrs. Mina Oldham and Archie Wilson of West Lebanon, N.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Coogan, and sons. of Old Mystic, and Schweitzer of the West Coast Guard stationed out of New Orleans, La. Mr.

and Mrs. Edward Plant of West Palm Beach, arrived in Montpelier Sunday to spend about two weeks with Mrs. Plant's sister, Mrs. Olga Burns of 37 Barre I street. Mr.

and Mrs. Charles Griffin of Waterbury are the parents of: a daughter born Monday at Heaton hospital. Patients discharged from Heaton hospital Monday were Eva Witham of RED 3, Montpelier, Clarence Hartshorn of Warren, Miss Harriet Wells of Town Hill road and Harry Bonnette of Waitsfield. Accuse OSI (Continned from Page One) hearing June 8. among fellow senators: and con- gressmen.

MEMORIAL DAY its directive setting up the OSI. The congressman reported the directive told OSI merely to provide "guidance" to other federal agencies on the withholding nonsecret information of possible strategic value. But a Commerce Department order issued last Aug. 23, Moss said, directs OSI to create a committee for "establishing policy" for executive agencies on publication of nonsecret information. Moss added in a statement: careful comparison of the declassified section of the direc-1 tive.

and the commerce order putting OSI into operation shows the OSI planned to go far beyond its authority and try to restrict the flow of information from the federal government. "This is another example of an attempted power grab by an agency whose authority is based on a hush-hush directive which it refuses to discuss. Moss said conferences with OSI chief Erwin Seago now indicate the agency is planning a program more in line with the security council directive. He said the House investigators are reviewing OSI's progress reports in preparation for another hearing June 8. Mr.

Pulsifer Top Honor At Norwich Northfield, May 29 Bruce C. Pulsifer, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Russell Pulsifer of 15 Brae Burn Road, Milton, and grandson of Mrs.

H. G. Woodruff, 53 Liberty street, Montpelier, is a candidate for the degree of bachelor of science in Business Administration at Norwich University's 137th commencement to be held here Sunday, June 10, when the old military college will graduate over 100 He will graduate with highest honors. Commencement speaker at Norwich will be Governor Christian A. Herter of Massachusetts.

At a special ceremony to be held Saturday morning, commissions as reserve officers in the U. S. army will be presented to the seniors by Lt. Gen. Edward H.

Brooks, retired, a Norwich 1916 graduate. Mr. Pulsifer, a 1952 graduate of Milton High school, where he was prominent in extra-curricular activities, has been outstanding in at Norwich, and he scholarship was picked for membership in Epsilon Tau Sigma, academic honor society. He also won two scholarship medals, one as high freshman and another as the man with the highest four-year average in business administration. He was president of Alpha Kappa Psi, business administration fraternity, class secretary, and for three years a member of the Corps Honor Committee.

He also served as secretary of his social fraternity, Theta Chi. In the Norwich cadet corps he served as commander of the rank of color guard and held the lieutenant. Mr. Pulsifer has accepted a position wtih the S. S.

Kresge company and has made provision for six months of active duty in the army. Mother Held (Continued from Page One) McKee said attempts to obtain a coherent account of the incident from Mrs. Ouellette was difficult as she bordered on hysteria and had been administered a sedative. She was brought to Washington county jail in a state police er. State police were at the scene to assist McKee in his investigation.

Shortly after she arrived at the jail, her husband arrived, having been called from his work at the Nantana textile mill. He was at work, McKee said, when the infant's death was discovered. McKee called Atty. Gen. Robert T.

Stafford into the case ly before noon as it was expected Mrs. Ouellette would be contmitted to the state hospital in Waterbury for observation. Voters Take (Continued from Page One) son's supporters have been saying Kefauver has meager backing Obituary QUALITY FOODS JONES Phone 19 CA Barre St. 3-5235 Feeds Farm Supplies LENNOX FORCED WARM AIR HEATING WITH OIL, COAL OR GAS ELECTRIC FURNACE-MAN COAL STOKERS SOCONY FUEL OIL FAMOUS READING ANTHRACITE COAL LILLIE FUELS INC. 25.

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CHROME ON COPPER 94.95 COLOR -GLO ELECTRO- FINISH $4.95 ALUMINUM Montpelier Electric Co. Wiring Supplies Appliances "Wire CA 3-2626 to Wire" AAUW Book Sale Plans Complete At a meeting held at Mrs. John Wackerman's Monday night plans were crystallized for the sixth annual booksale of the American Association of University Women. This will take place June 2 on the City Hall steps in Montpelier. Books of all kinds have already been donated, ranging from Perry Mason to Plutarch's Lives, niles, text-books, and fiction, not to mention a set of the Britannica.

The Kellogg Hubbard Library has donated many books. All proceeds from the sale go into the scholarship fund from which an award will be made in June to a high school senior who gO to college next year. plans, Contributions of books may be left at Huntsman's store, or Mrs. Wackerman will pick them up if requested. Others on the committee are Mrs.

Newell Curtis, Mrs. William Taylor, Mrs. Ralph Taylor, Vt. Women Honored By Federation MORRISVILLE Two Vermont women have been honored in the new administration of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, it was announced by Mrs. Dayton J.

Wakefield of this place, Vermont president, on her return from Kansas City where she attended the General Federation convention. Mrs. Gerald E. Northrop of Castleton has been invited by Mrs. R.

I. C. Wakefield, Michigan, to serve as a Proutesident, member of the Revisions committee. Mrs. Northrop, al former mont Federation president, has just completed a two-year term as national chairman of the ing committee.

During the Kansas City convention, Mrs. G. William Jones of St. Johnsbury was elected president of the Past State Presidents Association. She is a former mont president and has served the General Federation previously as housing chairman and Arts and Crafts chairman.

Both Mrs. Wakefield, Vermont president, and Mrs. Ellis Anderson of Castleton, Vermont Junior leader, took active part in the I convention, and Mrs. Wilfred dine of Bellows Falls, another past president, was on the election committee. Mrs.

Mortimer tor, Mrs. Wakefield and Mrs. Northrop served as hostesses for the international delegates from France, Guam and Cuba, respectively. Also attending was Mrs. Upton P.

Lord of Brattleboro, state treasurer. Ronald Arnholm of Barre received a citation in the Hallmark art contest for senior high school students and Mrs. Dolly Magnaghi of Brattleboro received a citation in a photography contest of colored slides of churches. Nine NU Classes Plan Reunions Northfield Nine Norwich University five-year classes have made extensive plans for to be held during the 137th commencement week of the old milicollege Friday through Suntary day, June 8, 9 and 10, the Norwich alumni office, reported today. Opening with registration at the Alumni and faculty center Friday and continuing through graduation exercises Sunday afternoon, a crowded three-day program has been arranged for returning old grads.

Most of the reunion classes are planning to hold dinners Saturday night in nearby Montpelier. At commencement exercises Sunday afternoon the principal speaker will be Governor Christian A. Herter of Massachusetts. At the morning baccalaureate services the preacher will be Dr. Arthur W.

Hewitt of Northfield. For the 1931 class, scheduled to hold its 25-year reunion, arrangements for the event are in charge of Col. John of North Andover, and Anatole G. Pendo of Woodsville, N. H.

The 1906 class, under the direction of C. Ralph Hartwell of Columbus, Ohio, will combine its 50-year reunion with neighboring classes. Names of other reunion organizers follow: 7911, Millard W. Park, Manchester, 1916, Lt. Col.

Arthur D. Edmunds, Boston; 1921, Gerrit C. Zwart, Suffern, N. 1926, Edward H. Sargent, Northfield; 1936, Robert W.

Ferree, W. Hartford, 1941, William W. Magnus, Burlington, and 1946, William W. White, Pittsford. Mrs.

Alfred Hurley, Mrs. Fred Munkelt, Mrs, James Currie, Mrs. Patricia Kynoch, Mrs. Luman Howe and Miss Frances Holmes. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank all the local merchants and anyone who contributed in any way to the success of our convention.

We especially wish to thank Local 759, Post Office Clerks and Order Eastern Star. Branch 432 National Association of Letter Carriers National Ladies Auxiliary No. 1632 Miss Mary C. Grahame Miss Mary Clark Grahame, of the oldest residents of the city, passed away yesterday afternoon at the Capitol Nursing Home where she had been a patient since May 22. The youngest child of Edmund E.

and Elizabeth Ann (Beal) Grahame, she was born in Chelsea, on November 7, 1865. With her family she moved to Montpelier in the early 1880's and was graduated from Montpelier Seminary, now Vermont Junior College, in 1885. Soon after her graduation she qualified for a teaching certificate and taught school in various Vermont communities including Moretown, Middlesex, Franklin, Duxbury, Roxbury, and Cabot. For many years she actively assisted her father, who was a wholesale lumber dealer, in his business. In later years her services as a tutor in Latin and Mathematics were much in demand.

Miss Grahame was a former member of the Montpelier Woman's club to which she gave a valuable collection of early American costumes. She was a member of Bethany Congregational church and was active for many years in the church school and the Bethany Women's Association. She was also a member of the Mayflower Descendants, having joined through her mother, a direct descendant of John Alden. Miss Grahame was an authority on stamps and antiques and enjoyed gardening. At one time she operated a tourist home at the family homestead located at the corner of Hubbard and Liberty streets.

Two sisters and two brothers died many years ago. Her only survivor is a cousin, Mrs. Alice G. Richardson of Somerville, Mass. The body will be at the Barber and Lanier Funeral Home until the service which will take place at 2:30 Thursday afternoon at Bethany Congregational church, with the Reverend W.

Harper Welch officiating. Burial will be in the family lot at Green Mount cemetery. Mrs. A. G.

Manning ISLAND POND (P Mrs. Grace Manning, 57, Brighton town auditor. and wife of A. G. Manning, State Deputy Grand Knight of the Vermont Knights of Columbus.

died at 7 p. m. Sunday at the St. Johnsbury hospital. Mrs.

Manning had suffered a cerebral hemorrhage at her home in Island Pond at noon. The late Mrs. Manning had been very prominent in the Vermont Daughters of Isabella and had served in various state posts. She was a past regent of Regina Circle of Island Pond. She was past president of the Woman's club and of the Island" Pond chapter of the American Red Cross.

She was a member of Legion Auxiliary and the Ladies of St. Anne. During her residence in Island Pond she had been active in the St. James the Greater church, and parish. Requiem mass was sung at St.

James The Greater church this morning at 9 a. m. with the Rev. Joseph Whitlock of Rumford, as celebrant. Daniel S.

Hamel Waterbury News has been received here of the death of DanFiel Stephen Hamel, 79, at the home of his son, Donald Hamel of Michina Shores, New Buffalo, Mich. The deceased, a former Vermont State Hospital employee brother of W. J. Hamel of Waterbury and John Hamel of Stowe. He had been ill for three months.

He had lived at his son's home for the past ten years and was a retired employee of the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad and the Central Vermont railroad. He was born in Maxwell, June 8, 1876. Funeral services were held in Notre Dame Catholic church in Long Beach, Mich. June Dairy Month Dinner Last Night Vermont Commissioner of Agriculture said last night the state's farmers are making more use of labor-saving devices on the farm than business is in industry in Vermont. The commissioner spoke at a kick-off dinner sponsored by the June Dairy Month Committee.

Towne said he was encouraged by the use of labor-saving devices of Vermont farms and said the gains in efficiency are better than similar gains in industry. He also pointed out that farmers have just begun to scratch the surface in technological advances in the dairy industry in Vermont. Towne noted that more and more milk is being sold each year. He said Vermont farms supply 70 per cent of the milk consumed in the Boston area and 10 per cent of New York city's requirements. Mrs.

Juliane Eastman of Barre, state chairman of the Dairy Month Committee, outlined some 'of the plans for the Dairy Festival to be held June 8 and 9 in Rutland. Agriculture Commissioner Ezra Taft Benson will be the main speaker at the festival. President Eisenhower visited the festival last year. CLUBS Pythian Sisters The Pythian Sisters Capital Temple No. 5 met last evening in the K.

of P. hall for their regular meeting. The most excellent chief Mary Goodhue presided and routine business was transacted. The charter was draped in memory of the past supreme chief, Bell Onion. A covered dish supper was served by Marion Cooley and Idella Unwin.

The next meeting is to be held June 13. Grange Meeting The regular meeting of the East Montpelier Center Grange was held Wednesday evening at the Community house with twenty-eight members present. The master, Carroll Thurston, presided over the business meeting. Routine reports were read and accepted. The leeturer's program was enjoyed by everyone.

Refreshments were ser-1 ved by the committee and this was followed by a social hour of dancing. On Thursday evening members of the East Montpelier Center Grange No. 541 and some young folks numbering twenty five in all and four trucks spent the evening jout on the Washington County Clean-up campaign. Mr. and Mrs.

Harry Morse supervised the project. After all had returned from the different routes the group all dirty, tired and cold enjoyed a hotdog roast and hot coffee at Carroll Badger's home. 8 and 40 A meeting of Washington ty Salon, No. 149, 8 and 40, was held last evening at the home of Mrs. Amy Beattie in Northfield.

La Petite chapeau presided at the business meeting with 13 present. The Northfield partners carried out their money making project after which they held their annual birthday party. The cohostesses, Allie Britain, Mrs. Beattie and Beatrice DeGeorge served a handsomely decorated birthday cake, home-made cookies and coffee. A social time followed.

The two mystery prizes were won by Eva Fitzgerald and Mrs. Britain. The June meeting is to be held in Bradford, the time and place to be announced later. Obituary Services Held for Merritt E. Carpenter Funeral services for Merritt E.

Carpenter of Towne street, a retired civil engineer of the Vermont State Highway department, who died Thursday night at Heaton hospital, were held Monday morning at 11 o'clock in the chapel of Bethany Congregational church. The Rev. W. Harper Welch officiated. Mrs.

George Martin was organist and Mr. Martin was usher at the church. Interment took place in the family lot in the Lake View cemetery in Charlotte. The committal service conducted at 3 p. m.

by the Rev. Raymond A. Hall of Burlington was largely attended by friends and relatives. The bearers were two song of the deceased Merritt E. Carpenter, of Burlington and Charles W.

Carpenter of New York city; a sonin-law, Hobart H. Conover of Delmar, N. and Dr. A. C.

Watson of Montpelier. Among those from out of town! attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. Hobart H. Conover of Delmar, N.

Mr. and Mrs. Merritt E. Carpenter, of Burlington, Mr. and Mrs.

Chester W. Carpenter of New York city, Mrs. Brickett Bailey of Hampton Falls, N. and many friends from throughout the state of Vermont. THE CAPITAL MARKET 116 Main Street Phone CA 3-2331 Market of Today's Best" PIERCE LIVE LOBSTERS Thursday Arrival Order Early CLOSED WEDNESDAY, MEMORIAL DAY CORKER COAL COMPANY INC.

Corner Barre Main Sts. Dial CApitol 3-2291 (Esso) Oil Motor Stokers blue HEATING OIL SAVING AHEAD IS BETTER THAN MORTGAGING YOUR FUTURE Montpelier National Bank Member F. D. I. C.

Local Teachers Feted At Banquet The annual banquet of the Montpelier Teachers Association was held on Monday evening, May 28, in the dining room of the Boutwell Masonic Memorial. A delicious roast beef dinner was capably prepared and served by members of Rob Morris Chapter O. E. S. under the direction of Mrs.

Harold Roop and her committee. Decorations were beautifully carried out in the spring motif with flowers of season. Following dinner Miss Jennie Bartlett introduced retired members of the faculty who joined the group for this annual affair. President Charlotte Clifton next thanked the committees working on the banquet and made a brief announcement relative to plans for the September tea to be held on the opening of school. Superintendent Philip Mathewson presented gifts to the following members of the faculty who are not returning next year: Robert Belding, William White, Mrs.

Carl Uhlhorn, Kenyon, Mrs. Donald McClelland and Mrs. Gerald Maynard. The banquet concluded with entertainment provided by a consisting of Miss Dorothy Porter, soprano, Miss Louise Hutchinson, alto, Robert Jackman, tenor and Harlan Farnsworth, base; and a skit by Miss Patricia Koltonski and William White. Sigma Delta Chi Elects Officers BOSTON (P) Forrest W.

Seymour, editor. of the Worcester Telegram and Gazette, is the new president of the New England professional chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, 'a national journalistic fraternity, He was elected yesterday, succeeding L. P. Yale, Press bureau chief at Boston. Others elected: vice president, Dale M.

Johns, New York-New England division manager of the United Press, succeeding Seymour: secretary, Dr. Joseph Del Porto, head of the division of journalism of the Boston University School of Public Relations and Communications; and treasurer, William Plante, editor of the Newburyport Daily News. Dr. Del Porto and Plante sueceed Robert Baram of the B. U.

School of Public Relations, who held both offices. Warm Humid (Continued from Page One) "Scattered afternoon or evening thundershowers are also expected through most of the Southland from Florida to Texas. "Parts of the mid-Atlantic states as well as New England may escape the widespread thundershower activity although there is a chance of showers developing over New England late in the day. "Fair weather is slated for most of the Pacific Northwest, the Paeific Coast and extreme Southwest." Reds Ignore (Continued from Page One) also would study the seven-week disarmament negotiations which ended in a deadlock. Would Expand Rather Than TakeHandouts Expansion of markets at home and abroad rather than looking to the federal government for assistance is the best way to solve the problem of farm surpluses, according to the Vermont State Farm Bureau.

This approach to the problem is outlined in an agricultural platform adopted by directors of the farm organization and sent to officials of both the Republican and Democratic parties in Vermont. The Farm Bureau feels that the major farm problems can be solved with minimum assistance from government. Gov. Joseph B. Johnson made reference to the Farm Bureau's stand when he touched on farm problems during his address to the Republican state convention here last Saturday.

Farm Bureau directors also have adopted a resolution praising Sen. George D. Aiken's stand on farm bills in congress. This resolve was seen as a direct slap at Democratic State Sen. E.

Frank Branon of Fairfield who recently has criticized Sen. Aiken's voting record on farm measures. "We have consistently maintained that the best way to expand markets at home is through hard hitting promotion campaigns financed by the products themselves. Farmers working together can solve their major problems with a minimum of government asistance." Hancock Calls Property Tax Vicious Thing House Speaker John E. Hancock, GOP candidate for lieuten ant governor, last night called the Vermont property tax a vicious thing.

He said that the farmer with a sizeable family was paying from $300 to $2,000 a year in property taxes and said the tax was vicious because the farmer must pay it whether he earns it or not. Hancock, a farmer himself, outlined his views of the property tax when asked by newsmen during television appearance to comment on statements that Vermont farmers do not bear their share of the tax load. The Hardwick man also said he would not favor a sales tax, noting that the state already has a sales levy on gasoline, liquor, ci. garettes and beer and that no good purpose would be accomplished by adding still more. Hancock is opposing Atty.

Gen. Robert T. Stafford of Rutland for the GOP nomination for lieutenant governor. B.F. Goodrich PF: SHOES CANVAS CITY BOOT SHOP 24 STATE ST..

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