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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 21, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner thursday april 21, 1966 around Vermont unemployment benefits increased Montpelier up a unemployed workers in Vermont will receive a $2 raise in the maximum weekly benefits after july 3. Department of employment Security commissioner Stella b. Hackel said tuesday the raise is due to a booming Economy in the state. The maximum weekly Benefit will be increased from $45 to >17. In addition she announced tax rates for employers will drop on july i from the present 1.5-2.5 per cent to 1.1-4.1 per cent. She attributed the drop in tax rate paid by employers to the fact the unemployment Reserve fund has increased this past year by $2 million to $8.7 million. In its annual review the department found total wages reported for the Calendar year 1965 were $409.1 million. The average number of covered workers each month was 84,-282, and the average annual salary was $4,854. Eight week strike ends Derby line up a american and Canadian Union members return to work monday after voting to accept a to cent across the Board hourly wage hike ending an eight week strike at the Union twist Drill co. Members of the american Union local 1829 of the International association of machinists voted 91-84 late wednesday night to end the strike. The Canadian vote was 152-68. The Union twist Drill co., with Headquarters in Athol mass., straddles the International Boundary Between Canada and the . Some 275 workers live on the american Side while a like number live in Canada. The company offer accepted after a final negotiating session wednesday afternoon includes upgrading of Job classifications and half a paid Holiday in addition to the pay hike. A warns of Bill restrictions White River Junction up a veterans administration officials Here say Post korean veterans who plan to take advantage of the educational provisions under the new i Bill should be aware of certain restrictions. A a spokesman said the new Bill does not permit apprenticeship courses and other on the Job or on the farm training such As was authorized under previous i Bills. Flight training is not permitted unless it is part of a Complete College or University program leading to a degree. The a office said veterans discharged after Jan. 31, 1955, will be eligible to begin courses under the new Bill after june i 1966. Deer feeding creates hazards Montpelier up a commissioner of Public safety . Alexander warns motorists not to Stop on highways to feed Deer. He said state police have received numerous complaints about illegal parking which has caused dangerous traffic congestion. The commissioner noted that Vermont statutes specify that vehicles must not be left standing on the paved or improved portion of highways. Drip Quot conference scheduled Pla Ness the cd Lucia. Y psychos igl their Lac. T d up a a three Day conference on conscious bugs will be held at Goddard College May 6-8. E will Center on the use and abuse of the Hal medical experts will discuss the medical Octal governmental and personal aspects of Over in Mew York rpm to Honor retirees Troy a two longtime Rensselaer polytechnic Institute faculty members who will retire in june will be honoured by their colleagues at the third annual faculty retirement recognition dinner april 28 in Rensselaer s freshman dining Hall. Honoured will be Emerson d. Broadwell who joined Rensselaer s faculty in 1928 and now is associate professor of electrical engineering and Andrew j. Fairbanks who has taught at Rensselaer since 1936 and now is a professor of mechanical engineering. Between them they have served Rensselaer for a total of 68 years. Rpm to Honor Nasa chief Troy a James e. Webb administrator of the National aeronautics and space administration will be among three recipients of honorary degrees from Rensselaer polytechnic Institute at a special convocation saturday. The degrees will be presented at the dedication of the new materials research Center and engineering science research Center at 2 . In the Field House. Also honoured will be Michael l. Haider chairman of the Board of Standard Oil co. Of new Jersey and John d. Harper president and chief executive officer of the aluminium co. Of America. Webb who will be honoured with a doctor of Laws degree for Quot his vision and achievement Quot will be the main speaker. Campaign Cash faces limitation Albany a the Assembly wednesday passed a Bill to Amend the Law fixing the amount that candidates for Public office can Quot officially Quot spend on election campaigns. The Bill s Fate in the Senate appears Uncertain. The Bill would eliminate present fixed amounts candidates can spend and substitute a formula allowing to cents for each resident in the area to be represented to be spent. Down in Berkshire College hosts conference Williamstown a Williams College will be Host today through saturday to faculty representatives of the five pentagonal conference colleges Amherst Bowdoin Dartmouth Wesleyan and w Wlliams. Theme of the conference will be Quot vitality in the Liberal seventeen professors will attend five from Williams four each from Bowdoin and Wesleyan three from Amherst and one from Dartmouth. Bids accepted on project Pittsfield a the Pittsfield housing authority has accepted two Bank bids for a loan of $2 million to carry out the Urban renewal project known locally As Jubilee Hill. The first agricultural Bank of Pittsfield will take half a million at a rate of 3.25 per cent and the first National Bank of new York will furnish the balance at a rate of 3.26 per cent. There were five bids. President applications viewed North Adams a or. Robert j. Prochaska of Stockbridge chairman of a committee charged with naming a new president for North Adams state College tuesday announced receipt of 20 nominations for the position. The committee will meet april 27 to look Over the applications and set up a schedule of interviews. The officials Hope to select a president before or. Eugene l. Freel retires from the Post aug. I. New St. Johns Rector declines Queen opens parliament comment of expelled seminarians Ujj of centuries old ritual Boston up a the appointment of a new Rector at St. Johns Seminary did not appear Likely today to alter the Fate of eight seminarians expelled last month in a controversy Over academic Freedom. It. Rev. John a. Broderick named by Richard Cardinal Cushing wednesday to succeed it. Rev. Lawrence j. Riley declined comment on whether the ousted students might be readmitted. But several priests close to the controversy said it appeared unlikely that the eight candidates for the roman Catholic Priesthood would be reinstated. One of the ousted seminarians David j. Kulesus of Maynard said however that he Felt the appointment of msgr. Broderick to the Post a certainly is going to improve the atmosphere at the Seminary for the students still the resignation of msgr. Riley was announced dramatically wednesday at a 6 30 . Mass at the Seminary by Cardinal Cushing. The archbishop of Boston told the seminarians a for the fourth time since his appointment As Rector of St. John s Seminary msgr. Lawrence Riley has asked me to accept his resignation for reasons of conscience. A very reluctantly i have now acquiesced to his request Quot the prelate said. The seminarians were expelled March 25 As the suspected leaders of a group of More than too students who staged a silent protest outside the Cardinal s residence to dramatize their demands for academic Freedom. The expulsions triggered additional demonstrations and a week Long fast by some too students. Catholic laymen also staged a 72-hour easter week end Vigil in front of the Seminary. Cardinal Cushing obviously referring to the controversy said a the msgr. Riley has passed through a very trying experience. It is difficult for me to understand How his health and strength have survived this he said msgr. Riley will make a visit to latin american missions and return Here to a await an appointment As a Parish priest of the msgr. Broderick a member of the Seminary faculty for 19 years said he will study the situation at the Seminary to determine if reforms needed. A i intend to consult with my fellow faculty members and to suggest to his Eminence what Ever changes we feel will help our seminarians become effective and holy priests Quot msgr. Broderick said. Gop director charges Boff with contradictions a Montpelier up a Richard Thomas state gop executive director has charged that gov. Philip h. Hoff s statements on taxes and inflation amount to a a Monument of Thomas said wednesday that Hoff is a not open minded Quot when it comes to a state sales tax and is providing a nothing More than lip service Quot for the Johnson administration on curbing inflation. Hoff told newsmen wednesday that he hoped the legislative Council tax study committee would keep an open mind and not assume that a sales tax should be part of the new integrated tax system. Said Thomas a yet the governor has gone on record As being unalterably opposed to a sales tax. This is certainly not a Clear Cut example of open Thomas also charged that Hoff s professed resentment of Federal requests for state spending cuts to help curb inflation was a Mere political expedience to deny that the states share the the Republican official noted that the Cost of living in 1965 advanced More than 2 per cent and said that most economists expect the increase in 1966 to be at least $3 or 4 per Thomas said a the Hoff contradictions mount when one considers that any Rise in the Cost of living is approximately the same As a hidden sales tax. While the governor stands idly by doing nothing to help curb inflation the people in the state continue to see the buying Power of their Dollar London up a Queen Elizabeth ii opened the new session of parliament today in a colourful centuries old ritual and pledged that the labor government will make new efforts to bring peace to Viet Nam and maintain the Atlantic Alliance at full strength. Flanked by heralds in ancient costume and members of the Royal household in knee breeches and flowing gowns the Queen outlined the program of prime minister Harold Wilson in a 10-minute Quot speech from the Quot a particular concern of my ministers will be to use All available Means to achieve a negotiated settlement of the conflict in Viet Nam Quot the Queen said. On nato she said the government regards the Alliance As Quot a necessary basis from which to promote greater stability in East West relations Quot and will continue to give it full support. Quot they will continue to work for nuclear interdependence of the West a she said. Queen Elizabeth also told of the labor governments plans to recast the nation As a socialist state in a modern and said Quot a Bill will be introduced to restore Public ownership and control of the main part of the steel steel was nationalized by the postwar labor government of prime minister Clement Attlee but was mostly de nationalized when sir Winston Churchill led the conservatives Back to Power in 1953. On Rhodesia the Queen said the government will pursue the policy of bringing the illegal regime in Rhodesia to an end so that a peaceful and lasting constitutional settlement can be achieved. A Choice beef steaks >>>99 Massachusetts to repeal anti birth control Laws Boston up a legislation repealing most of Massachusetts 19ty Century Laws against birth control appeared headed for final approval today in the House. The Catholic dominated lower chamber broke with tradition wednesday night and gave initial approval to the controversial measure on a 137-89 Roll Call. In rejecting a move to kill the Bill the House turned a deaf ear on the plea of rep. Charles Iannello a Boston who urged lawmakers to defer action a until we get the Green Light or the red Light from the holy father in Many of the Catholic legs predicts Viet reunification at War s end Burlington up a a former vietnamese ambassador to the United states predicts that of a representative government is chosen in South Viet Nam and the War is ended the North and South could be reunited in five years. Tran Van Dinh made that prediction at a news conference wednesday in Burlington where he planned several speeches. Dinh said he did not think an atomic War would result from the conflict in his country and added that he was optimistic that the problem can be resolved. He said the Buddhist crisis in the country offers a a very Good Chance to resolve the said Dinh a i understand what the United states wants is formation of a democratic government not dominated by the communists. What the buddhists want is a representative government which by definition will have to include some communist representatives. But the Buddhist know at the same time that they cannot Side with the Eccl do a greatest magician or. Easton the mystical matchmaker Waves his fashion magic Wand Over an entirely new collection of Spring footwear. Bringing you the most exciting shoe showing of bewitching styles bewildering colors and Beautiful leathers below what you would expect to pay. See what or Easton s fashion magic has conjured up for you at main St., Bennington it Spring St., Williamstown mass. Gators appeared to be taking their Cue from Richard Cardinal Cushing archbishop of Boston who said april 12 that he would not oppose the measure. A catholics do not need the support of civil Law to be faithful to their own religious convictions Quot Cardinal Cushing said a and they do not seek to impose by Law their moral views on other members of society. A catholics repudiate in principle a resort to the coercive instrument of Law to enforce upon the whole Community moral standards that the Community does not commonly accept Quot the prelate said. The Massachusetts birth control Laws enacted in 1879, among the last remaining in the . Supreme court in a historic decision struck Down birth control Laws last year in neighbouring Connecticut. The proposal which was scheduled for final action today would allow doctors to administer or prescribe drugs or articles for the prevention of pregnancy or Conception. Such actions punishable by a three year prison sentence or $1,000 Fine under existing state Law. Public health agencies would also be authorized to give information As to where a professional advice Quot on contraceptive devices May be obtained. A similar Bill was killed in the House last year 119-97. About too girl scouts were asked to leave the House galleries wednesday before debate began on the measure. Discussion of the Bill was twice halted when teen agers wandered into the galleries to watch the legislature in action. They were quickly escorted out. Among five amendments attached to the proposal wednesday was one limiting the contraceptive prescriptions by doctors to a lawfully married the Bill As introduced would have permitted doctors to prescribe devices for anyone. Another amendment limits the dissemination of information to Public health agencies. Al Seward a Vermont cheese in. 74 pie n Pat store no. I amp no. 2 2 open 7 Days a week to .-10 .= remodel your bathroom with. Plumbing fixtures a 3-piece bathroom installed. Costs less than you think. Our free estimate can prove it 113 depot St. Dial 2-6343 Bennington a pjs Alemy super market831 main St to 164,151.81 $1,164,151.81 was credited to depositors As interest for the first a lifter of 1966. This Mutual savings Bank adheres to a Century old policy of paying depositors the highest rate of interest consistent with absolute safety and sound banking principles. Isnit it time that you joined this growing group of savers at Vermont a largest Bank save by mail. Thousands do. Hank pays Post . Both Way interest credited 4 recent 9 rate per year 4 o annually Burlington savings Bank v Khz Mont s largest Hank Burlington Ormont member of do ral Deposit insurance corporation Don t squeeze it. Its always fresh when you buy it freeze Iti ifs now in a new plastic Freezer bag Millbrook bread is always fresh when you buy it. That s because its Miracle mix bread with no holes to steal freshness away and now its stays fresher longer in Breadbox or Freezer because it comes in a new plastic Freezer bag. 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