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Bennington Evening Banner (Newspaper) - October 6, 1961, Bennington, Vermont Picture high cloudiness and warmer tonight and Yesterday's local high 60; 45; today at 7 45. Sunset sunrise a.m. In the constellation Lyra the magnificent nebula is now visible directly Bennington Evening Suvon i 58th Number Price Seven Cents an net October 6, 1961 A Bevy Of Fall Foliage Beauties FESTIVAL QUEEN AND HER Fall Festival Kathleen reigns over her last night's crowning and entertainment program at Catholic High From left are trophy Bearer Johnny Court Members Dinnn and Connie Page Queen's Escort Ricky Leonard Queen Page Ann Court Kathleen Hart anil Beverly and Crown Bearer Peppy Air Sickness May Detour Probe WASHINGTON Soviel Space motion sickness during his 25-hour orbit of the earth could force toward the say some space A fear that of lessness in space flights have than expected was expressed in with medical space attend ing the cal A Soviet J. Yaz reported in a paper to the congress Wednesday that felt an uncomfortable amount o motion during most o his waking moments in space las Dr. forme Herman is the Air said if weightless ness actually was the cause o we nee further intensified Kathleen Hogan Is Foliage Queen By AGNES ROCK WOOD Attractive and vivacious laired Aliss Kathleen 19- daughter of Mr. and J. Hogan of 146 Dewey e queen Thursday night a large crowd ir She won Ihe title in a field of more than 20 nost of them in the court was blonde Miss D i a n n daughter of Mr. and Harold D. Harmon of Ma Tlie choices of the judges among the five finalists ir the court were in this Miss Miss BeVerly Senecal and Miss Kathy 10 Judges were newscaster and announcer from and Miss June Mihal model and now fashion both of who have performed this always difficult service previously McCormack May Succeed Rayburn in Key Post WASHINGTON Sam Rayburn's unchallenged reign as. speaker of the House of Representatives lias cleared the way for an orderly succession by Majority leader John W. McCormack to seat of least lempo The grip of the but kindly Texan on the ship has been so strong nn rival faction ever And his tenure has been so long the bitions of any potential rivals have cooled with Speaker Pro Tem Now it would seem almost tain .at this point that a would follow Ihe traditional upward path and to the speaker's chair when Congress convenes Jan. 10 for the second its current 69, is already pro tern by formal vote of the He was elected late last month when was forced by illness to return to his home at Tex. Rayburn if gravely ill with cancer and say his days may be sharp ly No predictions of larmony and would be valid beyond the despite 21 years as in the Hotise Democratic has ing Ihe support thai speaker more than SPEAKER SAM RAYBURN twice as long as tny other man The dreams of power so Ion suppressed by strong and members of the House burn ruled tire roost bound Io burst into An a many-sided struggle for the jo whose holder is third line fc the presidency should soon d possible obstacle to McCo mack may bo by tl Continued on Page 7 See H. GBA first assisted with the Y. A parade of the glamorous con tants opened the festival con id introduced master of s Joseph Following e introduction of the the were introduced The Misse Diann Harmon Kathy Glori ean Constance Killian Madeline Roy everly Senecal and Linda Web The queen is a graduate of Ben Catholic High School an low a first-year student at St. Jo eph Business She was a red in a red and black prin heath with black accessories her she will reign r the remaining festivities of th estiva I. Girls Receive Prizes Coronation was by Miss Can bicentennial re absence of last year's Miss Ellen wl s attending in Florida A savings bond was presen d to the queen and each of tl our girls in the court received In the queen wi number of other gifts GBA Eac received a pair Pages in the coronation cere monies were Kathy Maloney an nn crown eggy trophy bearer hearer of queen Kimmie queen Ricky roya Russell and Chris Chri Bernard Galipeau George Bruneau a n Rene anne Linda A n larris and Susan Featured Before the arrival an ending the M and Mrs. Rene W. DuCharme pr and directed the which also included Jan Lynn's Green Moun incites b ton twirling There were ballet and tap ng numbers in and Dances Foliage Festival Weekend Fare A football game and two dances be featured ind events of Bennington's eighth annual Fall Foliage at n of Catholic High School and Woodstock High School at Alumni Field under Ihe During time Festival Queen Kathleen Hogan and her court Kathleen Connie Killian and Beverly ecal will be es consisting of savings bonds and merchandise donated by will be On Saturday night there will be two one for the younger the older Radio station disc jockeys Bob Harrington Dave Alcorta will set the pace at n in tire Ar- mory from to while the Knighls of Columbus will sponsor a Festival Dance al the K of C Hall beginning al 9 p.m. The festival queen anc lier court will appear at both Continuing are an an- tique and sale running through Saturday in the Second Congregational Church on side and an arts anc crafts and sale in the Greater Bennington tion headquarters corner of Elm ami South Information and maps foi back roads fall foliage tours may also be obtained at the GBA organization which is soring the annual fall festival Contract Talks Resume Today DETROIT bargain ing teams from Ford Mo lor Co and the United Worker Union return to national talks It promised to be the first tended session since unio workers struck Ford Progress at the national lev was ex pec led to depend on ho lire two sides had bee n reaching local agreements dn ni the past 48 Performers included Suzanne Irene Tina Diane Carol mary Barbara An- dree Janice gy Gayle Ann Charlotte Debbie Debbie Johnny iesl in his flashy red at- proved a He is the son of one of the courtes ward The Green who Continued on Page 7 See FOLIAGE National talks had in r except for two sessions while bo company officials Iri work out at fl loc Bargaining units in the nation Fortl Six members of Ihe union's n tional bargaining team spent t in the The compan dispatched top manag ment officials to key plants in forts to effect Monday 38 local had been including locations which had no new West Protests To Soviets On Berlin Border Gunfire 7.S., Soviets Seen Agreed On U.N. Chief UNITED The United Slates and tire et were reported agreed on U. Thant of Burma as U.N. secretary-general t many problems Informed diplomats said tire ief of Burma's U.N. delegation acceptable to tlie Soviet Union d the United there was confirmation from either the S. or Soviet A U.S. spokesman that Ambassador Adlai E. evenson conferred on Thursday In U Two Key Questions If the agreement is ill to be worked out the two sic questions of how the interim is to be and what s powers will The late Dag Hammarskjold n the executive branch of tte But the Soviets ho to unseat the Swedish up to tire very hour of s death in an African plane to surround the rary official with Before leaving for Washington id talks with President Foreign Minister An- ei A. threw cold wa- r on a small plan to me an wilh five assistants in place the controversial i think reiterated to Presumably this fo aming undersecretaries from th Soviet Union anc neutral nation to work in. clos concert with the acting secretary The o Ambassador U Thant gets lie this woul esult in an executive compose f and two vith only one representative froi he Kennedy Meets Gromyko Today To Assess Berlin Policy Fear Atomic Policies Threat to Austria S diplomats today interpreted Sc threats to quit the Interna ional Atomic Energy Agency a of a Kremlin scheme t the United The American envoys said the elt this was made apparent b tactics of the delegates to the 76-nation f Hie U. N. bod ends made specific reference li Soviet moves to impose a troik Ian on the agency's ng board of governors and Dlock the election of Dr. Swe sh as the new IAE Chief Soviet delegate Vasi in a statement Thursday an he would advise Mosco FIRE 18TH BLAST PARIS The S v U Union today staged its 18th ami by largest nuclear tes hi current French government d e I e c t r o rices The blast was M times Ihe strength of test w hich was reported io been several hi A megaton is lent In a million tons of TNT to up IAEA membersh East-West in the peaceful use of atom power has become Western reaction was one shock and concern over the age cy's The U. S. quickly pi claimed its readiness to contin cooperation wilh Ihe Soviets WASHINGTON nt Kennedy meets Soviet For- Minister Andrei A. Gromyko seeking to leam if i been any significant change Ihe on But U.S. officials did not expect e set for late afternoon Hie White to provide a opening for peaceful the Ger an Re-emphasize U.S. Rights Kennedy is prepared to listen to fresh instructions Gromyko ay have received from Moscow d to prod the r further explanation of the et position on Kennedy was ready re- to Gromyko Western termination not to yield on i message Gromyko likely relay to Soviet Premier when re- rns Moscow Another matter thai may come n their conversation is the The Soviet Union id the United Stales were Thursday night to ent on a candidate for ry U.N. for the late Dag Rusk to Sit in The candidate reported by diplomats be e by both Moscow and n is U Thant of Kennedy plans only a single ses on with The Presi schedule allowed for of about two hours before e was due at a state be visiting Presiden of Sudan Secretary of Stale Dean Husk vill sit in at the It three exploratory talks lusk lield with Gromyko in New No plans been made foi nother separate Officials that this depends entirely on If Ire wants the Stale Department is ready to go The objects of sessions is o find out if the Soviets are ng to negotiate on terms ble to the Position Not Clear U.S. sources said Gromyko has lot yet spelled out the Kremlin position sufficiently to enable the powers to decide whether East-West negotiations are For one the Sovi els have not been precise on heir proposed peace treaty with Communist East Germany affect West rights which West American will sea closely Khrushchev's forthcoming speech to the which opens ir Moscow Oct. 17. Flanders Is Honored By Education Council Tin American Council on announced today a special awan to eight leaders in in higher education for their con to the college housin One of the awards went to foi Ralph E. Flanders JEROME A. NEWMAN WILLIAM B. FRANKE Newman Named To BC Board Two Incidents Create Tension Along Red Wait BERLIN The three sharply protested today o the Soviets shooting involving Communist German police in Berlin's British Commandant Sir Rohan Macombe called on his Soviet Col. 1. to deliver the protest on be- alf of all three Western an Allied spokesman an- Irresponsible told Solovyev that lie resulted from and irresponsible iy the East Berlin Communist ice. Gen. Lucius D. President Kennedy's personal representative this morning made an on the spot inspection of the tense The divided by Ihe Com- wall cutting lias been the scene of two shooting incidents in last two Tire State Department in has called on Soviet fo avoid shooting incidents on tlie Berlin East Germans Protest Max the East Germay Communist sent sharply worded protests to West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt and French Gen. Jean over the He said any more such incidents discussed the explosive Brandt before the mayor flew off on a three-day it to New Clay drove to With an he walked ilie whole length of the street occasionally going right up to the wall erected by the Com- which measures from 8 to 10 feet in Bullets aid Rocks Ke also talked local West Berlin police officers Io receive eyewitness accounts of the which have sion in this divided rang out for the third time 36 hours Thursday when Red police fired warning at a West Berlin policeman and at workman laying a ble stepped across the for- bidden Hire Into the eastern East Berlin police also en- gaged in a rock fight with ing Wesl Mayor Willy Brandt of West Berlin asked Ihe Western powers for authority to increase his man police force as tension Haunted along the barricades di- the NORTH BENNINGTON h e appointment of William B. Frankc former secretary of Ire anci Jerome A. a New York business as new trustees of on was announced day by Ihe The li members of the board of are assembling today on he campus for individual ee and tomorrow ng will hold a full board Several of Ihe board members are prominent They State Sen. Hazel M. Wills of board iarles Dollard of North ton and Deane Davis of Served Under Eisenhower Franke was Navy secretary un- der President Eisenhower from 1959 until January of Before that ho was assistant secretary of the Navy for financial management from 1D5-I until and undersecretary of the Navy from then until his to Ihe top Navy Born in Franke is a graduate of Pace Institute of in New York and holds honorary degrees from tlie Uni versity of nnd Pace Col In he his Y accounting firm of Han non nnd Wilhey of New He vas advisor Io tire National Com- on Standard Reports for of Higher Organized in 1930, out of the need for ed standards of financial reporting accounting by colleges and nn From 1948 to 1931 Frankc was a member of Army Controllers Civilian and was special assistant secretary of defense in 1051 and 1952. In 1951 he was en Ihe Civilian dation by Ilie and in 1952 Distinguished Service Aware the Department of In 1961, he received the Medal of Holds Business Newman received his LL.B. from Columbia University in 1919. lie is president and of tire Graliam Newman chairman of Ihe board and tor of Government Employes In surance director and mem her of the executive committees of Pepsi Cola United Bottlers and Government In Newman is of Inc. and the Govern ment Employes Life Insurance Co He lives at 920 Fifth York Nasser's Tone Of Conciliation Surprises Arabs CAIRO virtually conceding the of its United Arab snys he will not oppose efforts of the Syrian regime to join the United Nations and Ihe Arab In a whose tone astounded ob servers in Nasser declared is no need for a political or diplomatic blockade of Syria the Syrian people would Only a short time the Cairo press had been ing the as Tlie address at first delighted the Syrian Syrian offered Egypt the hand of friend But be took a cal altitude this Damascus broadcast quoted as saying Nasser agreed not to oppose Syrian membership in the United only be- cause he realized it said Syria had been free elections and only is lhal the Egyptian New people would have the same op-
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