Bennington Evening Banner, October 6, 1961

Bennington Evening Banner

October 06, 1961

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Bennington Evening Banner (Newspaper) - October 6, 1961, Bennington, Vermont Weqther Picture high cloudiness and warmer tonight and Saturday. Yesterday's local high temperature, 60; low, 45; today at 7 a.m., 45. Sunset today, p.m., sunrise tomorrow; a.m. In the constellation Lyra the magnificent "ring" nebula is now visible directly overhead. "1> Bennington Evening Htli V.inilux. liUfl Suvon fVllK i 58th Year, Number il.HSO Price Seven Cents an net BENNINGTON, Vermont, Friday, October 6, 1961 A Bevy Of Fall Foliage Beauties FESTIVAL QUEEN AND HER COUKT Fall Follago Festival .Queen Kathleen Hogan, center, reigns over her tended session since unio workers struck Ford Tucsda Morning. Progress at the national lev was ex pec led to depend on ho .successful lire two sides had bee n reaching local agreements dn ni the past 48 hours. Performers included Suzanne Che- chile, Irene Lalonde, Tina La- Roche. Diane Whitney, Carol Cum- mings, "Carol Farringlon, Rose- mary Rice, Barbara Powers, An- dree Bnineau, Janice Flynn. Peg- gy LcBlanc, Gayle Racicot. Ann Charlotte Kittel, Debbie Ryan, Debbie Pratt. Johnny Hurley, tin- iesl dancer, in his flashy red at- tire, proved a showstopper. He is the son of one of the courtes ward winners. The Green Mountamettos who Continued on Page 7 See FOLIAGE National talks had .been in r cess, except for two half-hoi sessions Wednesday, while bo company and-union officials Iri work out di-fferences at fl loc Bargaining units in the nation Fortl empire. Six members of Ihe union's n tional bargaining team spent t recess" in the field. The compan likewise, dispatched top manag ment officials to key plants in forts to effect settlements. Monday 38 local agreemen had been announced, including locations which had no new mancls. West Protests To Soviets On Berlin Border Gunfire 7.S., Soviets Seen Agreed On U.N. Chief UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) The United Slates and tire So- et Uni6n were reported agreed on U. Thant of Burma as mporary U.N. secretary-general t many problems remain. Informed diplomats said tire ief of Burma's U.N. delegation acceptable to tlie Soviet Union d the United Slates, there was confirmation from either the S. or Soviet delegation. A U.S. spokesman said, howev- that Ambassador Adlai E. evenson conferred on Thursday In U Thant. Two Key Questions If the agreement is affirmed, ill to be worked out ai-e the two sic questions of how the interim ficial is to be elecled and what s powers will be. The late Dag Hammarskjold n the executive branch of tte body. But the Soviets ho -fought to unseat the Swedish plomal up to tire very hour of s death in an African plane ash, want, to surround the tem- rary official with advisers. Before leaving for Washington id talks with President Soviet. Foreign Minister An- ei A. Gi'omyko threw cold wa- r on a small nations' plan to me an interim, secretary-gener- wilh five assistants in place the Soviets' controversial .troi i plan. _ think lyfco reiterated to reporters. Presumably this would'call fo aming undersecretaries from th nited States, Soviet Union anc neutral nation to work in. clos concert with the acting secretary eneral. The advisers'would iiav o veto. If. Ambassador U Thant gets lie top-post, this probably, woul esult in an executive compose f a'Communist and two reutrai vith only one representative froi he West. Kennedy Meets Gromyko Today To Assess Soviets' Berlin Policy Fear Soviets' Atomic Policies Threat to UN. VIENNA, Austria S diplomats today interpreted Sc threats to quit the Interna ional Atomic Energy Agency a )art of a Kremlin scheme t aralyze the United Nations. The American envoys said the elt this was made apparent b icavy-handed tactics of the Sovii delegates to the 76-nation mcetin f Hie U. N. aioms-for-peace bod vhich ends today. Tliey made specific reference li Soviet moves to impose a troik Ian on the agency's policy-mak ng board of governors and Dlock the election of Dr. Sigvai und, Western-supported Swe sh scientist, as the new IAE lirector general. Chief Soviet delegate Vasi jinelyanov. in a blunUworde statement Thursday night, an nounced he would advise Mosco FIRE 18TH BLAST PARIS (AP) The S v U Union today staged its 18th ami by largest nuclear tes hi it? current scries, French government d e I e c t r o rices reported. The blast was M times Ihe strength of (he las< test Wednes tfay, w hich was reported io liavx been several .megatons hi strength. A megaton is equiva lent In a million tons of TNT to give' up IAEA membersh ''because East-West cooperali in the peaceful use of atom power has become impossible. Western reaction was one shock and concern over the age cy's future. The U. S. quickly pi claimed its readiness to contin cooperation wilh Ihe Soviets WASHINGTON (AP) nt Kennedy meets Soviet For- ;n Minister Andrei A. Gromyko seeking to leam if (here i been any significant change Ihe Snviet nosition on Berlin. But U.S. officials did not expect e session, set for late afternoon Hie White House, to provide a amatic opening for peaceful sel- ment'of the long-festering Ger an dispute. Re-emphasize U.S. Rights Kennedy is prepared to listen to fresh instructions Gromyko ay have received from Moscow d to prod the Soviet'minister r further explanation of the So- et position on Berlin. Kennedy -also was ready (o re- nphasize to Gromyko Western termination not to yield on Ber- i message Gromyko .11 likely relay to Soviet Premier irushchev when 'Gromyko re- rns -to Moscow Sunday. Another matter thai may come n their conversation is the nited Nations. The Soviet Union id the United Stales were repoii- Thursday night to agree- ent on a candidate for tempo- ry U.N. secretary-general, ccessor for the late Dag Ham- larskjold. Rusk to Sit in The candidate reported by Su- nned diplomats to.1 be accepta- e by both Moscow and Washing- n is U Thant of Burma. Kennedy plans only a single ses on with Gromyko. The Presi ent's schedule allowed for leeting of about two hours before e was due at a state -dinner be ig" visiting Presiden erijc Ibrahim'Abboud of Sudan Secretary of Stale Dean Husk vill sit in at the .conference. It ollows three exploratory talks lusk lield with Gromyko in New York. No plans 'have been made foi nother separate Rusk-Gromyko meeting. Officials stressed, how- ever, that this depends entirely on iromyko. If Ire wants one, the Stale Department is ready to go along. The objects of Ihese sessions is o find out if the Soviets are wili- ng to negotiate on terms accepta- ble to the Wesl. Position Not Clear U.S. sources said Gromyko has lot yet spelled out the Kremlin position sufficiently to enable the tVeslern' powers to decide whether ruitful East-West negotiations are possible. For one thing, the Sovi els have not been precise on heir proposed peace treaty with Communist East Germany woulc affect West Berlin, rights which :he West deems'vital. American autlrorities will sea closely Khrushchev's forthcoming wlicy speech to the Comniunis iarty congress, which opens ir Moscow Oct. 17. Flanders Is Honored By Education Council .-WASHINGTON- (AP) Tin American Council on Educatioi announced today a special awan to eight leaders in -Congress ,an in higher education for their con tributions to the college housin program. One of the awards went to foi mer" Sen." Ralph E. Flanders R-VI... JEROME A. NEWMAN WILLIAM B. FRANKE Fralike, Newman Named To BC Trustees' Board Two Incidents Create Tension Along Red Wait BERLIN The three West- rn'AHies sharply protested today o the Soviets againsl'twe shooting icidents involving Communist "ast German police in Berlin's 'rerun sector. British Commandant Sir Rohan Macombe called on his Soviet ounterpart, Col. Andre! 1. Solov- to deliver the protest on be- alf of all three Western comman- ants, an Allied spokesman an- lounced. Irresponsible Acfkm IJelacombe told Solovyev that lie -incidents resulted from "dan- ;crous and irresponsible action" iy the East Berlin Communist po- ice. Gen. Lucius D. Clay, President Kennedy's personal representative Berlin, this morning made an on the spot inspection of the dan- X'Vously tense Bern- auerstrasse. The street, divided by Ihe Com- munist-built wall 'now cutting tirough Berlin, lias been the scene of two shooting incidents in .he last two days. Tire State Department in Wash- ngton has called on Soviet author- ities fo avoid shooting incidents on tlie Berlin border. East Germans Protest Max Maron, the East Germay Communist interior, minister, sent sharply worded protests to West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt and French commandant, Gen. Jean Lacbmme over the shooting. He said any more such incidents will-be ..Clay.had discussed the explosive situation" w'ith Brandt before the mayor flew off on a three-day .vis- it to New York. Today, Clay drove to Bemauer- strasse. With an aide, he walked ilie whole one-niile length of the street occasionally going right up to the wall erected by the Com- munists, which measures from 8 to 10 feet in height. Bullets aid Rocks Ke also talked to. local West Berlin police officers Io receive eyewitness accounts of the inci- dents, which have sharpened-ten- sion in this divided city. Qunshols rang out for the third time withui 36 hours Thursday when Red police fired warning .hots at a West Berlin policeman and at .a workman laying a ca- ble wlio stepped across the for- bidden Hire Into the eastern sec- tor. East Berlin police also en- gaged in a rock fight with jeer- 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- 'iding the city. NORTH BENNINGTON h e appointment of William B. Frankc Rutland, former secretary of Ire Navy, anci Jerome A. New- man, a New York business execu- ive, as new trustees of Bennihg- on College, was announced to- day by Ihe college. The li members of the board of rustess are assembling today on he campus for individual commil- ee meetings, and tomorrow morn- ng will hold a full board meel- ng. Several of Ihe board members are prominent Vennonters. They ncludc State Sen. Hazel M. Wills of Bennington, board secretary; iarles Dollard of North Benning- ton and Deane Davis of Monlpc ier. Served Under Eisenhower Franke was Navy secretary un- der President Eisenhower from June, 1959 until January of ilhis year. Before that ho was assistant secretary of the Navy for financial management from 1D5-I until (957 and undersecretary of the Navy from then until his appoinlmem to Ihe top Navy post. Born in Troy, N.Y.. Franke is a graduate of Pace Institute of Ac- countancy in New York and holds honorary degrees from tlie Uni versity of Muisvillo nnd Pace Col lege. In he his .mvi Y accounting firm of Franke, Han non nnd Wilhey of New York. He vas advisor Io tire National Com- nitlee on Standard Reports for nstjlutions of Higher Education. Organized in 1930, this'committee out of the need for recogniz- ed standards of financial reporting accounting by colleges and nn versilics. From 1948 to 1931 Frankc was a member of Army Controllers Civilian Panel, and was special assistant secretary of defense in 1051 and 1952. In 1951 he was giv- en Ihe Patriolic Civilian Commen- dation by Ilie Army, and in 1952 .he Distinguished Service Aware the Department of Defense. In January. 1961, he received the Medal of -Freedom. Holds Business Posls Newman received his LL.B. from Columbia University in 1919. lie is president and direclor of tire Graliam Newman Corporation; chairman of Ihe board and dircc tor of Government Employes In surance Co.: director and mem her of the executive committees of Pepsi Cola United Bottlers and Government Kinployes Coipora lion. In addition, Newman is direci of Locw's Inc. and the Govern ment Employes Life Insurance Co He lives at 920 Fifth Ave., York Cily. Nasser's Tone Of Conciliation Surprises Arabs CAIRO Nasser, virtually conceding the dealh of its United Arab Republic, snys he will not oppose efforts of the revo- ulionnry Syrian regime to join the United Nations and Ihe Arab League. In a dramalic address, whose concilialory tone astounded ob servers in Cairo, Nasser declared 'there is no need for a political or diplomatic blockade of Syria irecause the Syrian people would suffer." Only a short time before, the Cairo press had been denounc- ing the '-ebels as imperialists. Tlie address at first delighted the Syrian revolutionaries, Syrian Premier.Mamoun Kuzbari offered Egypt the hand of friend ship. But be took a new, skepti- cal altitude this morning. Damascus broadcast quoted Kuzbari as saying Nasser agreed not to oppose Syrian membership in the United Natkmi only be- cause he realized it ineviU- :lor We. Kuzbari said Syria had been promised, free elections and "our only wis'h is lhal the Egyptian New people would have the same op- ;