Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 9, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Smithsonian seeks i Nion votes opposition data on meteor Here to legislative secrecy the smithsonian astrophysical Observatory of Cambridge mass., is seeking information on a meteor that reportedly crossed this area last sunday evening and May have come to Earth before it burned up completely. Letters from the Observatory a Bureau of the smithsonian institution of Washington d.c., have been received by the Banner and by Bennington Village police seeking information on possible sightings of the meteor with the objective of pinpointing of possible where the heavenly body May have come Down. The Observatory according to deluxe Roll about cwt with Purchase of this. Motorola portable to 19 Overall diag tube Meas 172 so. In. Picture viewing i Hus 4 piece King size tray table serving set table radio Model a26 4" Golden voice speaker acc operation. Cabinet colors _ Blue or beige i 4iv j Babcock electric its Public information office a is a recognized world Center for the study of meteors meteorites and related Phenomena. We Are vitally interested in the recovery of freshly fallen meteorites a pieces of material from outer space a for analysis and study in our Cambridge laboratories. A on sunday evening the letter continues a a very Bright meteor was reported Over the Western Massachusetts North East new York area crossing the sky in a North to South direction approximately 7 ., est. It appears that this Bright meteor or a fireball May have reached Earth without burning up completely in the atmosphere. This would mean a meteorite May have fallen somewhere in Northeast new York state. A unfortunately we have received Only limited visual observations at the present time. To pinpoint the location of the possible fallen meteorite we need additional eyewitness reports Over a wider area. A a meteorites the letter concludes a Are Man s Only known samples of extraterrestrial material. Until scientists can actually set foot on the Moon or planets meteorites will provide our Only clues to the history environment and composition of our solar system. Paul w. Bohne Bennington s . Weather observer and an advanced Amateur astronomer told the Banner he had not sighted anything like what the Observatory described and had not received reports from anybody else. He noted that people often do Contact him when they observe unusual Phenomena in the night sky. Anybody in this area who May have observed the reported meteor May Contact the Banner which in turn will Forward the information to the Observatory five for five Milwaukee wis. Up a patrolman Randolph r. Luedke will be ready to apply for his medical degree any Day now. He deserves it. Luedke delivered a baby in a police ambulance monday for the fifth time in his five years on the Force. Lightweight mohair and Cotton 54 wide $395 cd Spring est colors Yard goods dept. Open till 9 Tonight a Resolution expressing opposition to the use of secret proceedings by the legislature in the conduct of state business was approved thursday night by local 545 of the upholsterers International Union at the . Cushman mfg. Co. The Resolution will be introduced at the meeting tuesday of the Bennington county Central labor Council and its passage by that body will be urged by local 545s delegates on the Council. The House recently used a secret ballot in registering lawmakers feelings about the Slazo of a re apportioned lower House. The Senate also recently adopted rules making even More secure its proceedings on the confirmation of appointments to various state posts. In other action the upholsterers local voted a contribution to the Vermont in Mississippi project and voted to take an advertisement in the Book that is to be published in connection with the dedication of the new North Bennington firehouse. The local held its meeting in the new firehouse building. Hoff addresses session on aging Burlington a gov. Philip h. Hoff was to address a joint meeting this afternoon at 4 of the interdepartmental Council on aging and the citizens advisory Council on aging. The session is at the memorial lounge of us my a Waterman building. Or. George Welsh m of Burlington is chairman of the interdepartmental Council on aging. Its eight members Are Heads of the departments of employment Security education institutions social welfare free Public Library recreation health and mental health. Miss Margaret Whittlesey of Williston is chairman of the advisory Council which has 26 members appointed by the governor. Son of Whitetree couple taking 34-Day space test it. Karl a. Foster usic son of or. And mrs. William h. Foster of White Creek n.y., is one of eight Navy and Marine corps aviators undergoing what Nasa officials consider one of the a most arduous spacecraft atmosphere validation studies to Date. Foster with seven others is taking part in a 34-Day confinement study in two space simulation Chambers at the naval air engineering Center aerospace Crew equipment Laboratory Iii Philadelphia. The test began on March 16 and the men will be released april 19. The men Are experiencing the conditions of a Crew on a space flight Mission lasting Many Day. The projects purpose is to collect and Analyse data about tile physical and psychological effects on men remaining in a Low pressure chamber breathing pure oxygen atmosphere while in close confinement for a Long period of time. Throughout the 34-Day test the group will be under constant television observation and will undergo frequent biological and physical tests. Foster is one of six occupying the larger of the two Chambers. Another smaller chamber contains Only two men so that their emotional reactions to such constant personal and close relationships May be observed. Married to the former Jean Dempsey Foster is a 1960 graduate of Cornell University where he majored in engineering. Itie Fosters have one daughter Wendy Ann and live in Margate City . Fosters Mother mrs. Carol Foster is an associate of Breard h. Hawks in his Bennington real estate business. His father is with wrap Tures Ben Mont Plant. A it. Karl a. Foster Fosters project nickname is a a splash because Early in the Experiment he spilled Multi col ored food on the Only shirt he has. The men Are not allowed to shave or Bathe in the Ordinary fashion. For a period of three weeks they Are required to Wear a full pressure suit. They can watch television and receive mail. Fosters Mother has been sending him daily postcards. The eight officers selected Are volunteers chosen from a Small nationwide Pool of potential Navy and Marine corps astronautical candidates. They were selected primarily for their physical stamina and emotional stability. Foster was first in his preflight class at the Marine corps school in Quantico va., is a naval aviator and has been selected for promotion to Captain. He is a member of Tau Beta Pieta Kappa no and Psi Upsilon. He is stationed in Katsugi Japan. High school Junior girls to hear of College life All interested Junior girls from the three area High schools will hear a panel discussion on College life monday at 7 30 At the Bennington free Library. This informative session sponsored yearly by the Bennington Branch of the american association of University women provides an Opportunity for College girls available from their various schools to share their experiences in both academic and social aspects of College life. The younger girls become better prepared in what to expect from College As Well As in what will be expected from them. Chairman mrs. Philip Bushee and her committee have been contacting panellists and guests. Mrs. Russell Carpenter and her committee Are arranging for refreshments. Shop tonight till 9 a amp Eva Uzor a blouses sizes 30-38 plaids Whites solids prints stripes dots sleeveless Short sleeves Roll up sleeves Long sleeves a whip Cream Dacron and Cotton $198 a $c98 100% Cotton a to 5 Dryad ales free parking armory lot next door 2 far tit Brite of Pius a Penny / Rexall p0lymulsi0n children s liquid vitamins delicious fruit flavor. Pint. Reg. 3.89 21� 3.90 1.25 poly emulsion 4 to. Of 2 for 1.26 Quinlan s drug store 463 main St. Dia 2-6256 Bennington Banner Friday april 9, 1985-5 poverty study discussed by committee of league taking his oath former state sen. Frederick j. Fayette of Chittenden county takes his oath of office from gov. Philip h. Hoff As a new member of the state Highway Board. Fayette was the unsuccessful democratic candidate last fall for the . Senate. Girl scout cookies lag the annual Sale of girl scout cookies throughout the state is reported to be lagging a bit this year. To help out the Sale in this area the scouts Are sponsoring a Sale of the cookies at the grand Union Market on saturday from to . To 4 The cookie Booth will be manned by older scouts and supervised by cookie Sale chairman mrs. Ralph Hall. What is poverty what groups does it most affect what recent legislation Aims at combating it the human resources committee of the Bennington league of women voters attempted to answer these questions at discussion meetings on tuesday and wednesday this week. Defining poverty As including those persons who Are a internal exiles a Ina society Hoyt on tuesday and mrs. Bradford Smith on wednesday presented statistics which showed that 22 per cent of the families in the . Earn less than $3,000 per year and that this group includes half of All non Whites. Most poor Are found in Rural areas among the aged and the a obsolescent citizenry a whore unskilled and often unmotivated. In Vermont there Are 22,000 families in the Low income group. Vermont ranks among the worst in the nation in the High school dropout rate. In Bennington county 75 per cent of the selectee for the draft Are rejected the league said. Although the $784.2 million budget of the office of economic Opportunity May seem High to some it is minute compared to the $100 billion being spent annually on the needy by All Federal state local and private organizations. Mrs. Victor Bovee reviewed provisions of the economic Opportunity act pointing out that its purpose is to attack the causes of poverty rather than treat the symptoms. She specifically linked this theory with a operation head Start which will provide a summer pre school program for 30 children from culturally deprived families in the Bennington area. Mrs. Smith spoke of the a a ferment in our Community where there Are Many projects forming or under Way such As the Bennington county economic Opportunity Council manpower retraining groups help for the retarded through the red Brick school a desire for another school for the trainable the welfare group with which mrs. Marion Harris is associated the summer jobs for teens workshop and the United counselling services past and present interest in a Day care Center for children of working mothers. J Aseel. A a a. A a is a j it a pm to a a a a a a Koi Mast Mobile and marvelous the new suits and Coats ease splendidly into Spring. Where the action is in skirt panels and pleats jacket ease and controlled Freedom in Coats. Find All the excitement Here. 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