Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 25, 1962, Bennington, Vermont Colder Party cloudy with flurries low reading in the low Friday fair and Yesterday's 38; 27; today at 7 37. sunrise The large blue star overhead and a little to the south at a.m. Is January 25, 1962 aimer Established 1841 Price 7 Cents Unveils Plan To Slash Tar riffs Bipartisan Endorsement Is Sought WASHINGTON Kennedy appealed today fo prompt bipartisan endorsement o his five-year plan to dismantle the tariff barriers to a freely trading economic partner ship with will prove to the world lha we believe in peacefully tearing down walls instead of arbitrarily building the President told SO Per Cent Limit Repeating requests made in his Stale of the Union Message two weeks he asked authority to negotiate tariff cuts of up to 50 per cent on some groups of prod and complete elimination tariffs on other His special message on trade was studded with assurances tha the expansion act of Trade Message In Summary WASHINGTON In day's trade message C o President 1. Asked authority to sweep aside certain scale down others 2. Urged Congress to forget party in giving san support to partnership with 3. Said stands ready to aid farm and factory hurt by trade 4; Stressed need for urgent tion to meet challenges of Com- mon Market and economic as he titled would benefit businessmen and con- It would preserve ing safeguards for domestic in he But the government should stand ready farm and tory workers and companies Kennedy went He proposed these as and relatively without giving a Worker Retraining For workers left help for and along with federal justment for up to a full year at 65 per cent of average weekly plus an additional 13 for those over 60. ployment when re- would be For business firms and farmers loans and loan technical guidance un- specified to help companies modernize plants and diversify message spelled out many provisions of the ing proposal .to negotiate cal tariff cuts in some to eliminate entirely tariff walls between this country and the European Common Lacks in Detail But it contained more sion than The specifics were in an administration draft sent Wednesday to the House Ways and Means Committee to replace the trade agreements act expiring next June 30. The committee was to make public the draft Fire Causes Death Of Couple's 3rd Son Mass. A third son of Mr. and Mrs. Julio died early today from smoke inhalation suffered in a fire that swept their duplex house apartment Julio 3, died at Noble His two and 2, died three were the couple's only The children's away when the fire broke out on the first beneath the family's second-floor collapsed when she learned of the She was also teken to a cause of Ihe fire was not House Committee Kills Cabinet Department WASHINGTON House Democratic strategists figured day they had lost a small ish and probably won a major political war by an apparent re- versal in the Rules To the surprise of no the committee Wednesday rejected President Kennedy's proposal to create a ment of urban affairs and The President lost no time astonishment that all five Republicans on the tee voted against sending the to the House door for a To Name Negro Within an Iwur after the com- acted by 9 to 6 the President told a news conference he would continue to fight for the new And he said he planned to a ert C. to head the agency and join his Cabinet if the ment Weaver now heads the Housing and Home nance The renewed the dent would be in the form of a plan to be sent to The plan would establish the department by cutive order unless cither branch of Congress vetoed it within 60 Some top House Democrats pre- the plan would be defeated by roll call They expect a majority of Republicans and most Southern Democrats to oppose it. While there was no official con- there was a suspicion that the Rules tee action did not make the new House leadership Make No Request It was known that the down could have been delayed had Speaker John W. McCormack ol Massachusetts requested it. In the face of certain mack made no such request of Howard W. D one of the four Southern Democrats who voted against the it was jnack merely requested and re- approval of a to vide federal aid for college class room facilities Democrats hope to make political out of the committee They believe fact that committee licans opposed the urban affairs 100 per while Democrats backed it GO per will hurt Republican election chances in big city areas where the GOP hope to pick up House seats in November's Delay Court Arraignment Of Policemen Vt. Ar- of three city policemen charged with committing ries while on duty and was postponed Chitteriden Municipal Court said the delay was caused by the illness of State's John No new date was set for tlie The who resigned from the department after their arrests two weeks are William J. 25; Richard D. 38 and Harry J. Muir 26. Ail have pleaded innocent and are free in bail accused in tlw theft of household supplies taken ng an period from eral downtown No money was authorities Two other John J. 29, and John R. 26, arrested Dec. 21, drew four to six-year terms each on charges of burglary in the night The hefts were committed while both Keyser Satisfied With Ruling On Testimony Vt. F. Ray Keyser says he's satisfied with former Atty. Gen. Thomas M. ruling that no state employes gave false mony before a legislative sion investigating the highway de- The governor told a news con- Terence the entire question of con- testimony was pertinent only if state employes were in- volved and cleared all state The governor said he will meet next month with the investigating commission to assess their concerning further action on the alleged conflicting Sen. urged intervention this week following a decision by the attorney general to drop any ther investigation of the ing The testimony allegedly involved charges by a former right of way division employe that he was dered by Max assistant the fo remove appraisal records from the Keyser reiterated his contention that the corruption finding of the commission was the most aspect of the and my administra Ol were on duty and in any documents GBA Guest Speakers Call for Renewed Vigor THIRD ANNUAL AND DINNER of the Greater Bennington Association last night at the Mt Anthony Country principal from Kenneth B. Clayton of 223 Union 1961 president of Gov. F. Ray Keyser Jr PaulJ rni ot VK 9 Of president of Also program of the which was attended by 186, were a report of the changes In Introduction of the 1962 Program of and presentation of a number of Good Weather Is Predicted For Astronaut CAPE Fla. rocketry weather is fore- cast for strengthening hopes that astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. will take his historic triple whirl around the globe that Planning Is Emphasized Greater Local Efforts Urged by GBA Speakers If he get off there could be another extensive An official forecast issued this said favorable tions in the Atlantic area are ex- to end in the next few but probably will extend through Will Land fa Atlantic Depending On whether he makes two or three orbits around the Glenn is expected to come down in different places in the The long countdown looking ward Glenn's space adventure will be started at 7 a. m. The countdown marks the checking and of innumerable factors that spell success or ure in an orbital The count will extend over a period of 500 1-3 hours Jut instead of being continuous it a.m. Firing The final five hours will begin early This segment in- cludes two hours of surplus time programmed in an effort to allow to correct any trouble that might develop and still get the shot away on schedule at a.m. If no trouble these two hours will be consumed with in the If all goes the Marine colonel will be boosted on his historic mission to explore Speakers at the GBA annual meeting last night were mous in asserting that what is done at tlie local level will mine what happens at the jal and international The need for increased al investment of money and ideas locally was expressed by guest J. executive vice president of the Greater Springfield Chamber of who into chops his own wood is w a r in e d Greeley warned that if it is con- important enough to raise to cabinet level a department which would solve urban how much more does it be- hoove tire individual city to get ing on those He against depending on tional or even state assistance lest Hear Critic of Hospital Tentative Budgets Trustees Postpone Action It was a case of the missing are expected to be there has been no question of space between a.m. and p.m. Anxious Face at the Window burglary 8U8pect, hta In a pair of at him Police lA. Robert Jackson alms a e s T wsa held the suspect there until other Z I 4 26, George Pry of Los Angeles Times made the fl budgets last night when Village Trustees ed to consider planned tures for 1962. With the exception the lighting no budgets were presented to the full boarc in itemized Chairmen of the recreation and tery committees reportedly left their itemized accounts in the lage offices following meetings last Wednesday but Village Clerk Hilda Hurley told the board she never found As a budget ures presented by committeemen were both tentative and by data showing where tal allowances were to President Donald C. Hicks today expressed pointment over the Tie said the Highway Committee will meet next Wednesday to draft a budget for presentation at a Feb. 4 meeting of the full at which he complete Village Schools Vote For Fire Safety Some 37 voters of the ton Graded School District ed about 10 minutes last night to appropriate to finance safety improvements in the dis- three The handful of ed in the all-purpose room of the Elementary School in one of the district's approved the appropriation on a voice There was no discussion against the action requested by school directors in compliance with ders issued by the Vermont Fire Marshal's and only two voters asked explanation of ing details during the brief The action will require a cent tax over the next two years lo repay borrowed money for the improvements and renovations The meeting was opened by Moderator Stephen ing of the warning owed by an explanation of the reasons for the work and the involved by Trustee J. all After answering two the meeting approved thus the dis- rict eligible for approximately in state aid reimbursement on permanent improvements In the Hicks said a large share of last night's meeting was devoted to a complaint registered by Fairfax Ayres of who ed the Ayres reportedly asked trustees what action they could take with respect to expenditures plated by of Putnam Memorial He said he un- were ning a hospital building program and in the light of this he objected to town port of indigent Village Atty. Reuben Levin re- Ayres the village could do about tration of hospital funds as long as lived up to the agreement of the deed of he they have done with one The tion he cited was town support for indigent Levin said the deed of gift states that indigent will be by tal but noted a state case in which a will of the was successfully Putnam type The board is not expected to take action on the complaint since management of hospital funds is out of its Hicks United Every individual has a stake in searing indictment of Castro building a strong America which appealed to the other can only come from strong local American nations today for a four Greeley TO Greeley TO long en merely a civic duty to work lems but an Gov. Keyser Speaks Gov. F. Ray Keyser Jr. told the audience of 186 that more am more the issues of economics will be brought to the With the ever-increasing closeness of the world and competition be Iween communism theif r e e enterprise the and planning of the on the local level is of paramount importance in the fight against It is the individual does by his personal participation that makes the difference as an Keyser pointed but that the slate can recommend tions to new but it is up to the individual community to sell Paul J. after citing what GBA is accomplishing a radius of million of private capital is ed now in retail and in- including the new Paradise restaurant and the race A million more is being put into improved and skiers are adding still more asked to have com- munity planning tied in with re- gional Doing More Than Others GBA is doing more by way of promotion than in any other ization in the Short have the finest tourist mation booth in New bar he He said at least one ton company is looking ahead five years to when it will need new while others are already boosting He ed members that the suburbs of See GBA HEARS Continued on Page 12 Will Resubmit Next Year Rural Schools Won't Press For Water Funds Vote Prudential Committeemen of the Greater Bennington indicated today they will not press this year their district's request for town reimbursement on a recently in- stalled water line to the Molly Stark School director said the board was informed in advance by selectmen of the action town fathers took day night in rejecting the school district's request that tlie article be included in the 1962 Town Meeting Corrected Error Wilson said school directors had quiet with last week following the submission of a letter erroneously referencing a 1961 school meeting article ing that reimbursement be sought from the of Bennington Water as school directors reported to news were told the reference failed to note that wording of the cle was changed on the floor of tlie meeting to of instead of the Waler The school board had previously agreed with water department commissioners that the line would be installed at no cost to the water works or village Obligation to Voters Wilson said selectmen ed at that meeting they ed to reject the request on grounds that villagers com- prise two-thirds of the town's population and ultimately bulk of the water line's installation do not intend lo press the issue at this Wilson we will resubmit the re- quest again next year and after until it Is voted He said school directors are obligated by the terms of their district's vote approving the ject lo seek town U.S. Warns Hemisphere Against Cuba PUNTA DEL Uruguay States counterattack to save Secretary of State Dean Rusk told the foreign conference considering the threat cf Cuba's communism that the Americas need a shield to protect democratic processes if the Alliance for Progress gram is to succeed in its attack on the hemisphere's economic on the 19 American nations to declare Castro nism incompatible with the inter- American exclude the Havana government from pation in the Organization of American interrupt the but significant flow of trade between Cuba and the rest of the and set in motion individual and communal acts of defense the various forms of political and indirect aggression mounted against the Speech a Ringing Call Rusk's speech was ringing call for stern action to condemn and isolate Prime Minister Fidel Castro's It came at a critical moment in the conference as Brazil and several other tions pushed a drive to soften hemispheric retaliation against Cuban The Brazilian campaign in- there was little hope of decisive action by the 20 American states sitting in judgment on the Havana Rusk labeled Castro and the See U.S. WARNS Continued oh Page 12 Police Seeking Overdue Plane BOSTON Police in four northeastern slates searched day for a private ing a Lowell Technical Institute professor and two other ong overdue on a flight from Boston to Aboard tlie plane were Prof. Jacob K. Frederick who was flown to Canada to testify n a court Others on plane were John of and Rod Richard of The a blue and twin was due at Ottawa at a.m. State Police in tav Vermont and New were asked to aid in he The Federal Aviation Agency at reported the plane overdue at a.m. Vermont Police said the flight should have taken t over and Vt. The FAA said the plane carried he Canadian wing designation and that the Search and a military unit based at had been The plane left Boston at p.m. t.