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Bennington Evening Banner (Newspaper) - March 18, 1961, Bennington, Vermont Weather Picture Weather 1'orccnsi- for Vermont calls for fair and warmer weather today and with variable Sunset today at p.m. Sunrise row at a.m. Mo onset tonight at p.m. First March 23. Tj A Bennington FIFTY-EIGHTH NO. PRICE SEVEN CENTS GOP Caucus To Meet Monday The Town can caucus will reconvene day at S p.m. in the armory to nominate a candidate lor road The caucus was recessed day night to allow time for rural residents to press lor court tion to settle contentions that the town voted illegally at town ing March 7 to consolidate Hie raid Possible Court Move No definite action will con about until the ing Monday at 7 p.m. Town Agent Norton Barber is scheduled to confer with selectmen at that time over a possible move to sub- mit the issue to superior court for a declaratory Town GOP Chairman James B. Gilmey said yesterday he would direct the caucus to nominate a candidate for road commissioner after learning from Town Agent Norton Barber that it is legal for the town to elect only one com- Some doubt still remains as to who is eligible to decide the town shall consolidate its road An outside town faction led by Robert J. Reynolds of low Road believe only rural dents eligible to vole for r o' a d commissioner should be permitted to vote on the article to Vote Termed Legal The town advised by Town Agent say the cle as drawn was legal and the vote by the entire town was If the rurals the town's road commissioners will be James Cross and Franklin Becker who won office at the March 7 town If the town fathers a cial election tor road will be as on April 11. Helen 1st Entry For Miss Vermont A 20-year-old student teacher is the first official entry in the 1961 Vermont Helen Carole who re- sides at Maple Hill in and is doing student teaching in has announced her intentions of competing for the Miss Matosin is a graduate of the Martin Van Buren High School and attended the Oneonta State Teachers College at N. for two and a half She was a member of Alpha ma Beta sorority while at la State Teachers Helen is a 5'7" ash blonde with blue-green Miss Matosin placed in the Miss Oneonta Contest in New She was a member of the Ski Club and Tennis Club at Her ambition is to further her education at Casleton Teachers Her talent for the pageant will be The pageant is to be held May ID at the Burlington Auditorium at 8 p.m. MARCH Open New Talks To Ease Tension Vermont Legislature Is Starting To Move Vt. Vermont Legislature is lo according to Gov. F. Ray Keyser Jr. Keyser said yesterday mosl confined to far will slart to appear on floor of bolh Houses next The governor's sentiments on legislative action was not by a veteran Rep. Samuel said the current session is a are being deceived by the illusion of moving ahead when in reality we are standing he WASHINGTON a completely neutral ary of State Dean Rusk under a reorganized Soviet Foreign Minister the present regime of rel Gromyko today on the is i Laos and other critical A switch in Soviet of- in efforts of the would brighten to improve U. for easing tensions im- relations Rusk was expected to make chief Soviet ew effort to get the Soviet at the U. N. General to halt its airlift of meeting in New was ary supplies to at the Slate Department for U. S. with Rusk initiated vere not about good luncheon conference and in- ulfs since previous appeals to Soviet Ambassador Mikhail riet including and Deputy Foreign have Arkady Sobolev along Key To the U. S. Rusk invited The increasingly dangerous N. Ambassador Adlai ation in the tiny Southeast Asian is regarded here as Undersecretary of State Chester Soviet expert key to the future of E. Bohlen and Assistant ations beween Washington of State Foy D. Kohler take part. Officials have not given up ope that Khrushchev might By Ruik gree to join in a program State Department an- World c riday of said only that Rusk it in order to discuss with Butt questions of interest to both In Laos said the informal discussion was expected to cover a WASHINGTON range ot problems apart army should be able including old its cities Berlin and related German Communist rebels are likely the continuing crisis in more of the countryside the Soviet proposals to U. S. instructors can Hie United Nations troops in shape to put up the United States com- U. S. officials and the of an eventual meeting between officials indicated U. Kennedy and aid personnel will ify efforts to assure that royal troops are prepared Named To utely to cope with the from the Pathet Lao Vehicle Post framing of Laotian forces has been the of the French military mission Vt. Raymond E. Grout of Montpelier was named deputy commissioner U. S. diplomats a So iets to agree on a formula for the civil war and the Southeast Asian kingdom nto a neutral state sealed off rom the East-West An informed source in Laos said the United States has doubled its 100-man military there and has increased Vermont Motor Vehicle The was announced by Commissioner Roberl C. Grout has been with the department 16 years formerly was chief He replaces acting deputy Ralph L. Knight of has been appointed director ot the motor fuel nents of ammunition have been receiving Good Guys Will teady flow of aims from the Soviets for about three Italian Names ire being helped by an YORK Only the technicians from will have Italian Vorth Viet The State Department that the U.S. military on future productions of a television in Laos had been augmented iut said the exact number now assigned there is not fhe department also said there lad been no sudden stepup n announcement came out of a meeting Friday between of an Desi producer of the and representatives of the Broadcasting Co. No Injuries As Two Cars groups have vigorously protested mat too many of the criminals appearing on the crime show had Italian A two car accident resulting in minor damages and The show deals with in the Prohibition al was reported by this A 1954 pickup truck operated LITTLE YOUNG Walter J. 45, of Mike Davis er reportedly Friday to the vith a 1957 sedan operated car to A lot of other Francis M. 57, of The went past the school when cher vehicle was backing out saw a police car following a driveway at the time of car came to a halt against police He burst into tears accident reportedly the policeman at p.m. is only 7. Three Water Decisions Face Voters Three articles centering on ex- pansion of Village Water services the limits of. the village face voters here Tuesday in annual village meeting The articles include two fie water main extension re- quests will not incur di- rect expense to the and a general article to empower the Board of Water Commissioners to permit service connections to lines now extending outside village Revenue Article 4 would convey I h e service connection Commissioners say it would en- able the village to gain additional revenue without any increased k Under its the board would be empowered permit connections lines ready installed beyond village mits without having such tions put to a village meeting vote each The article would not provide r any further extensions into the and would in no way alter current requirements that the extension of water lines outside village limits must be approved by village It permit imum utilization of existing lines and lines which the village may vote to install in future Under Article 5, the village is asked to approve the of an water main from Avenue to Willow and a six-inch from that point to the Molly Stark The project would be paid for by the Greater and requires no financial from the Line To New Plant asks that a similar ex- tension ot an eight inch water made County Industrial new plant in the Lyons The plant the water service to meet the requirements of. new Vermont Con- tainer and a lor install of the line lias already been voted by the Its installation would not incur any immediate expense to the i Under terms of both the village water department will retain complete control and ofthe town extensions and ils 3-ules and regulations will be in Water commissioners en- all three proposals and sert that the village has suffic lent water supply to serve these Massacres In Angola Editor's Dispatches Irom Portuguese Angola must pass through Associated Press correspondent Mario Pirelli gives a first-hand picture of the situation in that West African wilh the apparent lifting oi some aspects of the censorship after a delay in Which he was able only to message Keyset Denies Defeat F. Ray Keyser says passage of a Assembly to give control over the General a state employe reclassification not an administration The measure to the nor yesterday for his following quick house Keyser snid he won't veto Ihe it was the to look into the The provides a foundation tor an backed dollar pay boost for Polygraphic Co. Will Develop New Markets NORTH BENNINGTON graphic Co. of America cd this week the start of a gram to develop markets in t h e northern New England states for fine color Robert vice president in charge of the North Bennington said the expansion sents entry into new fields for Ihe Vermont Watson pointed that iously the North Bennington plant concentrated primarily on motional requiring color work n n private The company expects increas ed orders from state agencies and businesses will smooth o u I the peaks and valleys of tion associated wilh greeting and book which is affected by seasons of Ihe Polygraphic actually has i creased the level of permanent employment by 16 per cent over last year and by approximately 50 per cent over Ihe last five Novelly Co. feel there is an excellent market in Vermont for right in our own Watson He added not only but New Maine and tern New York and will fend seeking new ing greeling cards for the Albany Treasurer Robert Pollock points This has been done in a tion of the country where ployment rolls recently have hit record The 350- 400 year round and has over GOO in the summer when duction is at its Polygraphic has a reputation for quality color work and uses screen count of up to 1715, about as as any in Africa Portuguese Portuguese Big Basketball Scandle May Rock Sports World SEEKING ITS MASTER a stray but proud Irish was an unofficial the St. Patrick's Day parade yesterday In effort to find his Frank Fitzgerald accepted custody of the ilog from the mal Rescue Fitzgerald bedecked Patty with ribbon and balloon in hopes someone witnessing parade noticed and will claim the lost Three Players Arrest Two Gamblers NEW YORK ing college basketball scandal one that would dwarf Ihe scandals of today to on a nationwide Already three players have con- fessed accepting bribes to shave points and two gamblers are in Police sources said that 15 to 20 schools Irom coast to coast might be involved in the scandal which has been under tion five Bigger Than In 1951 expect it to be far bigger than the 1951 said one high investigation is Other er play ere are the subject of in- A grand jury at that time found that 86 games had been fixed in 23 cities in seven players had been Only two of the three players involved in tlie current scandal have been Both play for They are Henry a center from New and Arthur a forward from Neither had any com- People Ad One player on the University of Connecticut team is but neither the office ot Dist. Frank S. the sity would name Not Sure Which Boy said a Connecticut are not sure just who the boy is. But we have a pretty good idea from the questioning by the district have been flown northward tlie border tribal terrorists have been lacking to death and mutilating any whites they find on remote Angola At least 30 and members of then were reported Portuguese colonial rulers here turned to armed in hopes of ending the Mau-Mau type of The same planes tha rushed in troops brought back ter Hindered By Rain Faced with the prospect o growing Congo like colonial authorities here in the capital said today they are con- can put down the bloody uprising despite fho hindrance of torrential Negroes swinging machete knives have killed and hacked up countless women and dren in the past three One report said 28 persons were murdered at a big coffee near loss than 150 miles northeast of this coastal A young girl was reported cut in half near One lated settlor died after being PRICE ON CON- STRUCTION of. 16 in Clark's Attractive in Rugged enough to tand Box 140, This want ad appearing In day's Banner is a campaign by a Robinson Avenue resident w h o says she wants just stimulate little interest in. the forgotten I'm By are living in 30 Clark's Woods lomes missed by the engineers the Bennington sewage al A town meeting vote defeated an article to connect the homes to he interceptor line fa originally called Agitation has begun among own residents demanding the firm of Charles A. Maguire Associates .to pay costs of constructing the connector lines lor the overlooked Clark's Woods The woman who inserted the ad herself as Mrs. Robert of Gov. Robinson Clark's Mrs. Haskell said it wasn't un- til last summer when contractors did not dig up her street that she and her as well as other became suspicious that perhaps the street was not being connected to the sewer husband took the matter up with Mr. contractor built Mrs. Haskell each received for their part in the game against and the Connecticut er was paid for against Both The puzzling aspect of the new scandal is that both Seton Hall and Connecticut were underdogs in the Apparently what happened was that the lixers on a new strategy of ing I he underdog lose by even greater margin than So-called spreads are set on all games by a Midwest con- for wai listed as a favorite over Scion Hall in one of the games That meant that if a beltor lo wager on the team would have to win by six or more points for him to col- Didn't Suspect Selon Hall Coach Richie said he had no reason lo suspect anything was wrong in Ihe just attributed it to a bad he hard to tell when a player is not doing his best or just having an off Connecticut Coach Hugh Greer was don't understand how a dub like ours could be might have been possible that gamblers might be interested in one of our better but not this Tlie gamblers in Dist. At this time engineers ed they had missed homos in Woods a matter of 000. Work Maguire Associates advised to hold the Clark's Woods job and the work as a separate project in order to obtain maximum aid from federal and slate In this Maguire Associates figured the town stood gain in federal not otherwise Selectmen put the request for the town's share of the Clark's Woods sewer into the town ing for 1961 only to see voters turn the request 1247 to 1357. When Town Agent was asked at what happens to Clark's Woods if the sewer appropriation is de- he guess they dig septic May Force Barber added he thought the state would force some sort oi compliance with its anti tion order to keep the Robinson Avenue residents from d u m ing as they presently into the Mrs. Haskell said yesterday she is thinking of organizing a Woods Outhouse Peter D. Andreoli as representing a nationwide are Aaron 28, Joseph 41, both of New They are charged with bribery and acy in an attempt to fix college Two are specifically in uie On 9, Dayton defeated Seton 112-77, and on March 1, Col- gate defeated 83-71 of Andreoli said the two Seton Hall we'll join the Greater Bennington they See CLARKS WOODS on Page 1) CLOSED FOR THI DAY OKLAHOMA how the Irish celebrate Friday in homa Kay a reporter for the City Times and a true made a spot These were the An O'Reilly was a denied special a chap named O'Hara said he planned to watch television and a Kelley never do much on St. Patrick's The Shamrock Closed tor the Outwitted By Farmwife 18-Day Crime Spree Ends With Capture POPLAR Mo. Douglas Wayne Thompson's 1S- day crime spree is The fornia accused of two in a was talked into surrendering by a persuasive farmwife who outwitted The 27-year-old gunman once voed he'd never be taken He was captured un- except tor a tape age on his A bullet grazed him in the last of three gun tles wilh southeast Missouri law enforcement He eluded officers in a week-long extensive Two Killed Two one a were Four three of them law were Pello Justifies Need For A Full-Time Bennington Recreational Director Speaking the feeling the Village Recreation Committee ports me on Joseph A. lo chairman of the today a comparative picture of Ihe program in support of tlie need lor a As a major premise for need of a cited Ihe limitations of the present gram. He said expansion w a s necessary both provide more adequately for youth and I o recreational needs of other ago Pello indicated the playground program more than doubled its registration since its tion in 1917. He said tlie Increased number of using the mer program alone made em ployment of a director Pello indicated 360 re- for the summer program first compared with 700 last The first he Memorial Park was used for the program whereas last year both Memorial Park and Dowey playground were said a would coordinate activities at both using part time help to assist with The limited winter he was in need of mentary tournaments and citizenship classes would be ed to the existing winter he and would Include all age He ran through an additional list of possible activities but said their use would be subject to proval of proposed full time Asked U a fulltime director could handle an expanded Pello what you're hiring him for he's posed lobe able lie added that 11 people would be employed on a part-time ba- sis the year Under the proposed program would spend Ihe same amount of money on we spent Pello had reference lo the a- mount of money allocated for aries within the present lion ond nal including the special article calling for for tlie Polio realize we're operating on a small but we expect a lot of volunteer help much of the would not cost He Indicated lot of had approached him and offered services One is in serious Authorities sought a murder varrant today against Thompson n the slaying Friday of Raymond Thompson hitched a ride with lover and offered him to drive him to Poplar Minutes later lover was fatally wounded when shot it out with trooper Glen who became Davis svas slightly wounded and fled in his patrol car o a farm house four miles There Eva about 70, vas talking on the phone with her daughter when Thompson walked gun in Fast Thinking Mrs. Clanahan then don't want those but get me sonic other wit here real Her Mrs. Verna son of Poplar who operates a grocery store wilh her the hint and called quickly surrounded tlie just north of Poplar Mrs. told the have some life let's not tave airy Thompson then Mrs. said Thompson gave her She turned it over lo Officers said it was loot from various Murder Charge Thompson and a my A. 26, of ire charged with first de- gree murder in the slaying of Herbert L. 67, an Cape last Patrolman Don 25, was seriously Tucker was captured last as ivas Calvin W. a crony in escape from jail at San 27,
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