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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 21, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Question raised of Cia immunity Baltimore up a a Federal court judge Here is faced with a Legal dilemma unique in the annals of american jurisprudence is a . Secret agent immune from the Ordinary Laws of the nation the question stems from a civil slander suit brought by Erik Heine 46, of Rexdale ont., a suburb of Toronto against Jurl Raus 39, of Hyattsville md., an Engineer for the . Bureau of Public roads. Raus is National commander of an estonian emigre organize ton dedicated to freeing the Little Baltic nation from russian Rule Heine is also faulty wheels Stafford England up a Ronald so Elverdene was fined $70 for driving a truck with faulty equipment. The rear wheels fell off As he was driving through town. Uni Zig Vetr we Nichols jct fluster Nat ant Ria Frontier what a gift for him prominent in the same cause. Heine alleges that Raus slandered him by telling other estonian emigre leaders that he Heine was in reality a double agent serving the russians. Heine told a dramatic Story of capture and escape of daring guerrilla raids against the russians in Estonia in his capacity As one of the nation s leaders in the fight for Freedom according to a copyrighted dispatch in the Washington evening Star. But the Case took an even More dramatic turn when Raus claimed immunity from the slander suit citing absolute privilege As an official of the . Government riot As an Engineer for the Bureau of Public roads but As an agent for the Central intelligence Agency Cia. And what s More the Cia in an unheard of move identified Raus As an agent. It said that he was acting in an official capacity when he allegedly spoke against Heine that it had directed him to do so. Beyond that however the Cia would not go. In fact the Agency directed Raus to say no More about the matter. It is there the matter stands now. Raus has not even formally claimed that what he said about Heine was True. The Cia asserts that it would be Quot contrary to the Security interests of the United states Quot to divulge any More information. Thus . District court judge Roszel c. Thomsen is facet with the problem of deciding whether the Cia and its agents Are subject to the Ordinary processes of Law or Are immune because of their special role in the nation s defences. Frosts Martini 0 Daiquiri glasses in seconds refills $2 gifts. Main St. Eat. Haven t tried Smirnoff where have you been what you Haven t discovered Smirnoff with Orange juice with Tomato juice with 7-1 it a in the Smirnoff mule try a delicious Smirnoff drink. See what you be been missing. Ahvay ask for Smirnoff co Bennington Banner thursday apr 21, 1966�?3 Philadelphia officials support i Northeast a bid for certificate new mine Detector a this contraption demonstrated this week in St. Louis at the . Army mobility equipment Center is a new mine Detector perfected for use in Viet Nam. It is counterbalanced by a Large Spring in front of a jeep to prevent its wheels exerting enough pressure to set off a mine. When a mine is detected the jeep is automatically braked and de clutched. Up father presented medal of Honor for hero son killed in Viet Nam think a a first for one Stop banking service for indu business and the individual North Bennington Manchester member Federal Deposit insurance corporation first National Dank or a nor i h a i Dunnington i i Ali Washington up a pfc. Milton l. Olive n receives the medal of Honor posthumously today. Had he not Given his life to save his Buddles he could have come Home to Chicago this month his year in Viet Nam Over. President Johnson was to living lost i p again Las month Washington up a the Cost of living Rose again in March by about two tenths or three tenths of i per cent. But the Rise was not As fast As in february because of an easing in food prices. That was the forecast from government sources who got an Advance look at the labor department s monthly consumer Price Index which was to be published today. If their forecasts hold it would mean an Index of As much As 111.9 per cent. In other words it would have Cost $11.90 to buy the same goods and services in March that $10 would buy in the 1957-1959 base period. In february consumer prices jumped one half of i per cent for a gain of 2 Viper cent Over february 1965. Food prices once again led the Way. A few hours after the labor department announced the february figures president Johnson said he would ask Congress to raise taxes of prices continued to soar at that Pace. Johnson is considering a tax hike to reduce the spending Power of Consumers and businessmen As an anti inflationary step. Give the nation s highest combat award to the 18-year-old Soldier s father at the White House. Two men attending were among the four saved when Olive was killed falling on a Viet Cong grenade. Olive was the first negro to receive the medal in the Viet Nam War and the third . Serviceman so honoured in that fighting. He was killed oct. 22, 1965, 16 Days before his 19th birthday. When he went out on patrol that Day he had been in the army for 14 months. He was huddled with four other men in a Jungle Thicket when a grenade landed in their midst. Without hesitation Olive fell on the grenade pulled it to his body and took the full Impact of the blast. Milton b. Olive or. Of Chicago the Soldier s father and about 25 friends and relatives were to attend the ceremonies along with the two of the men who came Back from that october patrol. They were 1st it. Jimmy b. Stanford 32, of Bay City tex., who is now stationed at it. Benning ga., and spec. 4 John w. Foster of Pittsburgh now at it. Devens mass. Like Young Olive they were members of the 173rd airborne brigade which at the time of Olive s death was participating in a search and destroy Mission. In Chicago wednesday the elder Olive accepted the City s medal of Merit from mayor Richard j. Daley. Quot it s not an easy thing to be the father of a hero Quot he said. Close watch Canon City Colo. Up a the City Council overriding protests of alleged obscenity has sanctioned dancing by Gogo girls in nightclubs. But it said the dancing would have to be done to Only recorded music and a policeman must be present to observe each act. Washington up a Philadelphia officials add their support today to Northeast airlines application for a permanent civil aeronautics Board cab certificate to be the third Carrier on the fast growing new York Florida route. Cab examiner William j. Madden scheduled their testimony in the midst of Delta air lines presentation asking to replace Northeast at least on the Long haul portions of the Rich route. The route involves air travel Between new York and Florida Points with connector service to such East coast cities As Boston Washington Baltimore and Philadelphia. House speaker John w. Mccormack d-mass., gave his weight to Northeast s request wednesday in an unexpected personal appearance at the hearing. Both he and rep. Thomas p. Of Neill d-mass., emphasized new England s Reliance on the Boston based airline. Mccormack noted he had testified in support of Northeast in 1956 when it originally won a temporary certificate to join National and Eastern on the Florida route. The hearing was adjourned Early to allow the lawyers representing the major airlines to take part in another cab Case a pre hearing conference on Northeast a request for a certificate to Fly to the Bahamas. Delta air lines charged in its exhibits that Braniff air grits known for values ways inc., which also seeks to be the third Carrier on the new York Florida route had neglected the Jet Type markets for which it was presently certificated. Roelof copes Van Hasselt manager for economic research also contended that Northeast Quot provides no through plane service Between new England and Florida Quot except via Boston. He introduced exhibits showing no Northeast through service scheduled from any major new England cities to Florida except at Boston. The Atlanta based airline wants direct authority Between the Northeast and Florida plus authority to link up its present Atlanta Northeast and Atlanta Florida flights with a direct Northeast Florida flight stopping at Atlanta. Delta had no interest in replacing Northeast in the present commuter markets it serves. The lengthy hearings originally expected to run six to eight weeks were moving ahead so rapidly parties involved thought wednesday it might wind us within three weeks. Prank causes Bank scare student thought robber Boose our Early a Mon ran desk in Pine or Maple Al Bellemare to sons 113 North Bennington Road dial 2-6009 Cambridge mass. Up a the 22-year-old Harvard student entered the Cambridge Trust co., filled out a withdrawal slip for $90 and walked Over to the tellers counter. He handed the slip and his Bank Book to the smiling Teller. Quot then i noticed that the clerk suddenly was very silent and shaky Quot Warren Dollaway said. Quot she started counting out the Money and finally gave me $100 instead of $90. So i gave her $10 As Dollaway turned and headed for the door two Bank guards walked up behind him. Quot done to make a move Quot they told the Wakefield youth. The two guards took Dollaway into the office of the Bank treasurer. They were joined a few minutes later by two police detectives. On the Back of the withdrawal slip someone had typed Quot i have a gun a give me All your paper Quot i thought i was on my Way to jail for sure Quot Dollaway said. But just then a second Harvard student walked into the Bank. Quot i was just in a Bank across the Street Quot he told a Teller Quot and guess what i the student had picked up a withdrawal slip in the other Bank which had an identical Holdup message typed on the Back. Authorities confirmed that on several occasions recently practical Jokester have written a Holdup note on the Back of a withdrawal slip and put it in the Middle of a pile of slips on a customers table in a Bank. Later in the Day an unwitting customer hands the slip to the Vodka it leaves you breathless 80 amp too proof. Of Sirufo from Grain. Sif Elf fire Smirnoff Fis Oil of h�u8t�ln� Hartford Conn $3 girl so pyjamas dimple knit Cotton Diamond print wide circular smocked Yoke extending part Way around Back contrast color smocking ruffle trim at neckline and elasticized sleeve. Pant has All elastic Waist. Drysdale f ree parking armory lot next door the perfect gift ring idea for Mother order Noh. Avoid delay a $2.00 Deposit will hold the ring of your Choice Noveck Shultz blistered 411 main St. Dial 2-6926 leu Eler Teller and touches off a flurry of excitement. Police done to think the notes Are very funny and say they will Deal severely with anyone caught writing them. Dollaway did no to think it was very funny either. Quot i would have been in jail now of it Wasny to for the other Guy Quot he said. Immigrants ease labor shortage Washington up a the new immigration Law is helping to fill the nations demands for skilled workers from English nannies to atomic scientists. A spokesman for the labor departments Bureau of employment Security said today that More than 6,800 immigrants have taken advantage of the special skills Section of the new Law to come to the United states since last december. New York and California Are getting the lion s share of the talented immigrants More than 30 per cent of whom were professional men and women engineers teachers scientists and others with academic credentials. Another 30 per cent were in the skilled worker category Lens Grinders tailors ornamental ironworkers and the like. The so called service occupations maids nannies Cooks secretaries made up another 26 per cent the spokesman said. Under the Law the old National quota system is being phased out gradually and special consideration is Given to reuniting families. Both of these Aims Are Quot working extremely according to associate immigration commissioner Mario t. Noto. 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