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Bennington Evening Banner (Newspaper) - January 19, 1961, Bennington, Vermont Weather Picture Slight warming but snow tonight or early Increasing A high of and a tow of around 10 above has been cast for tonight and today at Sunrise tomorrow E Bennington vem NO. SEVEN CENTS Five Highlighted At GBA Annual Banquet Raymond Bowen Eugene Clark Maurice Douglass Roland Seward Kenneth Clayton A Goat Clayton Wants Plan For Future An extensive investigation into needs plan and its potential contributions to the com- munity will be a major goal of the Greater Bennington tion in 1961, Pres. Kenneth R. Clayton told an annual meeting audience last In outlining the 1961 work of the Clayton said GBA proposes to whether a master plan for this area is practical and lo develop a factual report substantiating the study committee's Clayton said the would em- brace such public mailers as ing traffic housing improved tional programs and of municipal ments and other of com- munity The study would be sponsored by vic Activities Other goals for 1961, cited in a five-page supplement to the 1960 yearend Cooperation Industrial Development Com- and publishing of a com- factual ing on continued operation with the Bennington County Industrial its Convention Promotion of the Convent i o n Committee to study and report on facilities and those needed support an aggressive program for Hie of state conventions Tourist Promotion Reissue and distribute revised copies of folders the al attractions of pre- pare a folder promoting the Ethan Allen establish a com- lo develop a promotional on County foi use at fairs and ami continue tourism Trade Promotion Sponsorship of two retail Shopping Day tions and oilier special en- courage the purchase of locally produced products from local promote vance of store hour and consider a Festival motion in addition lo last year's To Maintain Center Information Service will maintain its information center largest in and wil extend its services through the voluntary of its bers in keeping the office open during heavy travel and Legislation Sponsorship of a second practical politics and creation of a Congressional Action Committee to keep bers aware of national or slate legislation which maintain through local wilh the Vermont Membership The organization will consider formation of a special club which would conduct a drive on a year-round ba- Pres. In commenting on action concentrate our efforts in the opinion of ihe executive com- nnd ihe iho mosl ran Rutland Civic Leader Fires Shotgun Of Suggestions For Local Community is on the threshold contributions to the praised success in development exceeding the Merchants we've ever seen and awards were presented and Tourist that are on the ball and master of into one cohesive organization lo take advantage of the and both men made urged that this effort be con- as they are presented expressing their to amalgamate older get their cut of the Ronald Q. Rutland businessman and civic told the A gavel presented that compete for dues and banquet meeting of the Greater Bennington his a past member of the Vermont Development Credit Corp To an audience of more than Douglass and now president of the Vermont In the Country Seward suggested that a aggressive Chamber of Pres. Kenneth R. Clayton gave reports of past year's progress and the coming the that Bennington should operation is the key to its four municipal growth and hi a shotgun barrage He urged GBA to Highlights the program included presentation of the D. Ed Moore in tribute to is quite apparent that the cities and towns that are operating effective Chambers have forged such a well-organized plan for consolidation that the voters will long service given by Moore the same head-on approach former executive secretary of the Chamber of to Raymond B. executive vice president of the Bennington Industrial Seward noted that over a 10-year period the city had to up svith 25 years of withering on the He cited be used oh two other obvious problems traffic congestion and and cobwebs on North and South Seward The Award recognized the greatest new 3 new elementary urged support for a plan that would establish in place contribution to the community new parochial the junior high school angular parking on Main eliminate parking from one side public service and civic Municipal Court Judge improvements to North and up V. Clark was presented the a guts and put meters President's Citation for in the your parking of best Jupiter system in new highways at the four entrances revenue could DC used to construct more parking lots and such a program would the Being Unkind To a 65-acre industrial of vital retail dollars to your Local of from the public to build a in other nearby don't know why Jupiter let me I do anything to said Paul W. of Hanvood weather industrial and the adding of six new industries and 700 new the the Rutland Chamber grew from a membership of 229 and a urged GBA to undertake a survey among Bennington County housewives to where there are definite patterns of weaknesses in your retail merchandising which would help predicted early tin's to 711 with large amount of that the of budget of and a you are now temperature this office also called upon CBA to re- ing in Bennington ranged from to the some operating in- below zero to 10 was the removal of still slick lo my original our activities under one canvassing and dues over the from its executive director said contrasted this with a substantial boost in He explained lhat he based he shows The la he prediction thai Ihe worst of need The add at least to weather over on Rutland Chamber records of previous thai be brought Executive Director Paul J. will have a few days below and questioned whether also spoke but nothing Just the wilh less than was offered by Rev. Donald I wouldn't want anyone to get support a good Chamber pastor of the Old First of Bohne good Unlike 1953 Sense Of Breathless Permeates Washington WASHINGTON Tlic good has had 14 years in Congress in Washington today of an even longer acquaintance like that breathless moment in lo have off politics as theater when the curtain had lo rise on a great new 1952, the transition People do not know Ind Harry S. had a shooting war what lo bul Ihoy not n happy his with Americans something new an incoming in Kennedy confronts very During his enjoys a honeymoon situations In Cuba nnd John F. a period when Ihe but not outright promised to are disposed to be as Whether Ihe with him as Uncertain will be sideways or or of it 1953, Americans assumed roller eraser of ups and years ago nl this Ihe U.S. was tlic strongest to be Washington wisecrack power in the Four a sense of docs honeymoon were to elapse before the of some kind of sputnik went into tingles in the assumption Li open lo Ig Difference ft is quite unlike the for Ills Cabinet nnd oilier top offices have smooth willing so So Kennedy probably ran demand gel far greater sacrifices from Iho American in on Ihe eve of Dwight D. in one of Eisenhower's key E. tlian would have been possible tor to bo secretary of years this There appears lo for heading for a collision or no hangover of Senate Armed Forces mood on Capitol Hill was The before nn agreement rainy and noting Kennedy's It pivoted on Iho U contrasted gin of arc Wilson's slock holdings In Ilio sunshine nnd high spirits by no means lie Inauguration of while taking a of line tlw prevailing feeling is ob- menfs Kennedy to hr lo Mini did not bright now nrn A Future Mercury Dives To 10 Below Zero in KMI la 11 bolow Tho continued cold for thi Hiroo in the lowi of 21 Mew in In botow Mi wort Restaurant Bureau Is GBA An eighth bureau was added to the Greater Bennington tion during approval of ments in the organization's bylaws voted at meeting last night in the Mt. Anthony try adopted an amendment expanding the constituent by the formation of Bureau comprising purveyors of and drink to be eaten on pre- In other the membership approved nine amendments changs in wording cf bylaws and setting revised dates for dues collection and the lation of newly elected Copies of the amendment es were forwarded all GBA bers prior to the The association Treasurer William J. Dailey report that last year's fell short of its goal and has a worth Dailey that members give sup port to the association ful and that efforts be made to broader suppon Pickets May Force Shutdown At Penn Station NEW YORK Striking harbor craft crewmen threw ets at giant Pennsylvania Station today in a action which could knock out virtually all New Such a would quickly pose gering travel woes for more than Half this number already were Scrambling for other tion through a shutdown of the New York Central and New ven railroads operations at Gram Central The two railroads also shut of long-distance passenger nra freight operations into New York Bus and highway jams nlong with commuters from suburban ty nnd Connecticut north of the city st niggled to get to work by makeshift travel arrangements Some rave up and took rooms in Manhattan for the Chester Fire Leaves 3 Families Homeless Three fnm wore left homeless early this morning when fire a story fronie ing on Main Fifteen Including nine fled the building In near zero temperatures Ing their Occupants of Mr. am. Mm. their ami Mrs nnd one nnd Air ami Jolin nml 1961 Events Student Is Killed By Blast Calif. An hunt was pressed today for a stocky gunman with bushy hair who killed a brilliant sity California graduate dent and wounded an English Fatally wounded by a sawed-off shotgun blast in the was Stephen Mann 23, ber of a pioneer family at Calif. He was a teaching assistant to Prof. Thomas F. 40, who was shot in the face as he arose from his desk in his quiet on the second floor of nelle Parkinson and Thomas lad been in conference after The younger man's back was to the open the hatless gun man entered without warn fireS twice with the barreled from the second blast didn't hit Parkinson full in the But it ripped away part of his jaw arid blasted out a window behind The student on the floor with a gaping hole in his Two empty 12 gauge shotgun shells were ejected onto the Two in a nearby of- Brendan and Ralph W. rushed into the The slayer ran toward them blandishing the the he said I'll i Then ho darted past down the stairs and fled out the main cast Another English Gardner caught a glimpse of the gunman as he ran past a corridor poster a French Quaker film Are All never saw the man before Stout told Jungle Doctor Dead NEW YORK lion-hearted young doctor who battled disease in the Laos jungle even when he himself be- came ravaged by crippling died in his sleep Wednesday night at Memorial Death just one day after Iris 34th All-Star Cast Prepares For Gala Occasion WASHINGTON squared away today for John F. Kennedy's presidential of the in Every train fetched in school brass bands and ordinary democrats eager to whoop it up over Ing control of the White All were here lor a solemn casion that lasts but a Around takes the simple and as he does the awesome bility for leading this country in the days ahead ly shifts to Rarely has there been such an all-star Kennedy is Harry Truman is Dwight Eisenhower is Herbert Hoover was ed late For- a short time Friday four men who have taken this oath will be at the two Republi by their very presence are an illustration of democracy at Only one note threatens to mar the The weather man is sticking by his prediction that the ter will hover around freezing anc that there will be a brisk wind Those who are at the anc those who line Pennsylvania nue for the parade that follows are in for But emphasis is ly all on Kennedy will drop by a tion for governors late this after- take a couple of private go to a special ration concert of the and wind up the even ing at a Democratic gala in the National Guard Led by Frank an all star cast has been lined up to en- those who contribute apiece lor the big party ing Performers to appear tonight are Harry Gene Jimmy Nat King Leonard Ethel Louis Jackson and on and with mention for Ella She's ali Ihe way from Security Measures Are Rigid WASHINGTON ty precautions as rigid as any in this bus capital will be directed at thwarting any potential assassin i Friday's inaugural About one million persons are security force will top Secret Service agents will stand on every peer down overy and scan every human cluster along the inaugural route between the Capitol and the White Other agents will be hidden be- neath the special platforms on which the incoming president wiu the capital where John F. Kennedy will take the oath at the White House where he will watch the inaugural Preparations for inaugural Secret Service coordination soon after last No- While llian 200 Secret Service agents will be they will help torn several thousand ington hundreds of men and a team ot men from Washington and other The Secret Service is also ing on spectators to help protect anyone in the crowd should make a threatening said Chief Inspector can be sure someone by would have the courage and alertness to Tubby Is Appointed To Important Post Tlic choice of Roger W. Banner as tant secretary of stale for public which was officially an- in Washington yesterday at 4 is the of the So reports Leonard U. former Banner managing who is In Washington for Ihe in- augural festivities and had an opportunity to chat with the new appointee as they walked 30 blocks Tho post in the State ment Is considered by the tration to bo tremendously tant and rales second only to those held by Secretary of Stale Rusk and Secretary of State Chester liar more emphasis is lo be en the public information program of the Stale Department than In Ihe Wilson The post craa vast including the U.S. Information all the em- public affairs people in the International mation plus numerous other International State ment fnm Llit Tubby was picked by elect John F. Kennedy R long list of top newsmen The now who Is owner and of the Ad- Saranac and been In ington as press secretary at the Democratic headquarters since Inst recalled his early days on The ns he walked along lie of Ihe lie Ruined ns ho did town He attributes much of this to his ity now lo understand the nature of local and state Tho former White House press secretary during part of the man administration loft lon in 1SM3 lo take a job as information specialist in ington with the Board of Economic Welfare and then became ad- ministrator assistant in the lense He later held a Inr Job with tho office of tional In 19-16 he became assistant to Michael the of State's ous press Prow Later he became assistant White House press secretary and served as President Truman's top secretary until the ad- ministration ended eight years In 195-i he was named press aide to a committee Ing Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. in nt unsuccessful bid for the cratic nomination for governor of New In 1955 he appointed information chief of the New York Stale Department of Commerce by Gov. in n development Uml leti some political observers lo believe Harriman preparing to mike nn active bid for the Democratic preside Two after months later Tubby left his New York State post nnd became press secretary to Since last Tubby told Wilson lie has only lo gel to with family of course hts wife nnd family will come to wh lo JFK Two Hour Conference WASHINGTON dent Eisenhower and elect John F. Kennedy canvassed the nation's major problems in a White House conference today lasting more than two When he came out of the con- Keimedy told reporters that he and three of his top pointees had had opportunity lo get the thinking of the dent and Ihe responsible officers of the government on some of the major problems facing the United bronzed and was asked how he feels with liis inauguration as president uled he A reporter asked if he was ex- Kennedy replied with a broad A joint statement issued by the press secretaries of Ihe outgoing and incoming presidents said that world areas discussed nl the con- ference included the Far Western Europe and the Eisenhower and Kennedy met first in the President's of- Then they met in the Cabinet Room with the and out- going secretaries of nnd defense for continuation of their 6 Girl Dies In Blaze STRAFFORD Six year-old Susan perished lost night a fire destroyed her parents four miles from Strafford Mr. nnd James C. aixi tour other escaped from the building In wearing on- ly Fire sold Susan was be- to have Uie after the family They tho roof ol Ihe two story building collapsed as ITie was four ago replace another hy tho Dinkeo family also hy snir tlic l from in
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