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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 24, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Cloudy and Cool Cloudy and Cool today with Light rain ending in Early afternoon. Clear and warmer sunday with High temperature in the 60s. Sunset today 6 48 Standard Tim Sunrise 5 53 Daylight time. The big bluish White Star Low in the Northeast Early evening is Vega in Lyra a 26.5 Light years from Earth. Bennington Bennington Vermont saturday april 24, 1965 Anner founded in 1841, daily 1903, no. 19,744, to cents fishing season opens today Grimm a Lucky catch this is the kind of prize Vermont anglers Are looking for today on the first Day of the fishing season. Ifs a 20-Inch Brown Trout taken from Waters of the Batten kill. While Only a few fishermen will find them this big most will consider themselves Lucky if they catch one the size of the smaller Cousin seen Here. It s Legal honest William Bryant of old Bennington right raises the eyebrows of Bennington Village police officers John Ryan left and William Pulver when he shows them a nine Inch Trout he caught Friday one Day Short of the Vermont Trout season opening today. Ryan and Pulver threatened arrest for a fish and game Law infraction which if actually carried out would have been the first in history to be made on main Street. But Bryant assured diem his fish had been caught in new York state where Trout fishing has been Legal for several weeks. Both Pulver and Ryan Are avid fishermen and Pulver at least hoped to get out today for a few hours. Hoff hears experts on prison still favors medium Security Montpelier up a gov. Philip h. Hoff said Friday he still strongly favors a medium Security prison for Windsor despite testimony of criminologists that such an institution would be a waste of Money. Hoff told a news conference the testimony at a Public hearing thursday elicited no information the department of institutions had not already considered in urging construction of the new prison. Richard Korn a professor of criminology at the University of California said thursday a series of youth Camps in a family Type atmosphere would rehabilitate Youthful offenders better than a prison of Brick and mortar. Hoff said he agrees youth Daylight time begins sunday done to forget to turn your clocks one hour ahead tonight for the Start of Daylight savings time. The hour you lose this weekend will be regained next fall when Daylight time ends. For those who forget which Way to turn the clock remember the catchwords a a Spring ahead fall Camps Are a step that should be taken but thought the state May not be ready right now and the medium Security concept should not be shelved. The governor also replied to charges by a former Windsor inmate William Smith of St. Albans that 50 per cent of the prisoners at Windsor engage in homosexual activities. Said Hoff a that 50 per cent figure is a Complete generalization that even be but the governor said he will have state officials talk with Smith to see if there Are any specifics to Back up the youths charges. Hoff said he has Complete Faith in the report showing no substantiation of charges of perversion and use of drugs to control prisoners. He said he tends to a look with a jaundiced Eye Quot at testimony of the sort Smith gave thursday and added that the Young Many a statements paralleled the charges made two years ago that touched off the investigation. The report of the secret probe was released this week after Public charges about the 158-year-old prison. Hoff said he believes Korn does t a fully understand the position of the state of in other conference items North Viet hit by heaviest blow yet Rusk raps critics 235 bombing sorties a stubborn disregard Quot Knock out seven Bridges Washington up a Secretary of state Dean Rusk Friday night denounced what he and called a nonsense gullibility Quot and a stubborn disregard Quot of facts by some Clr tics of . Policy on Viet Nam. In a speech prepared for delivery before the american society of International Law Rusk said weakening of the u. S. Commitment in Viet Nam and acceptance of communist aggression there would Lead to a sure his speech appeared partly directed at the . Academic Community reflecting administration concern Over widespread criticism of . Policies in Viet Nam at rallies on american College campuses. A i continue to hear and see nonsense about the nature of the struggle there in Viet Nam Quot Rusk said. A i sometimes wonder at the gullibility of educated men and the stubborn disregard of Plain facts by men who Are supposed to be helping our Young to learn especially to learn How to Rusk said that in Southeast Asia a we Are talking about the vital National interests of the United states in the peace of the Pacific. A we Are talking about the appetite for aggression an appetite which grows upon feeding and which is proclaimed to be insatiable. We Are talking about the safety of nations with whom we Are Allied and the integrity of the american commitment to join in meeting Rusk cited what he called the a harsh reality that our own Security is threatened by those who would embark upon a course of aggression whose announced ultimate purpose is our own Rusk said the Legal basis of . Bombing of North Viet Nam was assisting South Viet Nam in its a defense Quot against aggression. Rusk told newsmen that As Long As Hanoi pursues the War a we Are going to have a serious Saigon up a . And vietnamese planes Friday dealt their heaviest blow Ever to North Viet names Supply lines. They knocked out seven Bridges and a ferry in 235 bombing sorties then returned Home without the loss of a plane pilots reported. But six americans were killed in South Viet Nam five of them in communist attacks. . Marines fought their second skirmish in two Days with the Viet Cong around Danang air base. Their Only casualty was a Marine accidentally wounded by another Marine. About 175 planes bombed North Viet Nam Friday with close to 300 tons of bombs. Sixty of the planes were Navy bombers that returned to their carriers for reloading then flew a second Mission. In the first wave the 60 Navy planes and 74 air Force planes destroyed five Bridges on North vietnamese highways 7 and i two of the main routes used to Supply the guerrillas in the South. They dropped 120 tons of 750-Pound bombs smashing Bridges ranging from 140 to 360 feet in length Over the Din River. Federal mediator Steps in but no change in steel crisis to Burgh up a the government stepped into the steel crisis Friday in an Effort to Avert a May i strike. William e. Simkin head of the Federal mediation and conciliation service met separately with the United steelworkers Union us and the Basic steel Industry. He was trying to get both sides to resume joint negotiations. Simkin said he was neither pessimistic nor optimistic. The talks stalled this week and both sides began preparing for an Industry wide shutdown threatened for a week from saturday. Simkin met twice Friday for gop moderate stake pokes at Snelling and Macbride Hoff said he still has a every Hope and prayer Quot the legislature will re apportion itself before the july i court deadline. But he added that while he is confident the lawmakers a will accept their responsibility Quot he is working on a plan of Between 90 and 120 members to submit to the courts if the deadline is reached with no realignment scheme passed. And Hoff said he has a absolutely no Hope Quot that an administration Bill to repeal the states Bond retirement fund will pass the Republican dominated legislature. He said he voted for the fund when he was a member of the House from Burlington in 1961 but admitted a i made a mistake then. The fund is not a Good on the inside Public attitude toward civil defense is criticized by an editorial a Page 4. Scenes of springtime brighten a picture Page by Bob Hagerman a Page 5. Up religion writer Louis Cassels discusses not the a emerging Layman Quot but the a emerging nun Quot a Page 8. Montpelier up a three Republican legislative leaders let their hair Down Friday at a hastily called news conference to lambast the conservative elements they say Are dividing the gop. The Trio was House speaker Franklin s. Billings of Wood Stock and reps. Daulton Mann of Peru and Richard Mallary of Fairlee. Targets for the darts from the a moderate Quot leaders were Richard Snelling of Shelburne and Roger Macbride of Halifax. Macbride was unsuccessful in a primary bid for governor last year while Snelling was lost in the general election for lieutenant governor. Both have been sounding recently As though they might be candidates for statewide office in 1966. Billings admitted Snelling telephoned him shortly after the november election and said he might be a candidate for statewide office in 1966 if Billings decided not to run for governor. Snelling has already said he wont run for lieutenant governor again. Billings Mann and Mallary All agreed that while the defeat last november a does no to completely disqualify Quot Snelling the loss and the industrialists stand favouring right to work Laws Are a a heavy Mann said the two factors a make Snelling the heavy horse in any race for Mallary said he did no to think Macbride should be drummed out of the party and that a real attempt should be made to convert him to a More moderate philosophy. But he quickly admitted he does no to really believe Macbride can be won Over and added a we drive him out of the party but if he wants to get out himself Mann particularly was critic sold to state for $70,340 Lead the party in 1966. He said Snelling came out for Coldwater last year a and then tried to Back off Quot and came out for right to work and a tried unsuccessfully to Back off from that Mann said he a certainly Hopes the party can find a a stronger candidate Quot than Snelling. Billings said Macbride was quite a distance from the moderate philosophy and said he believes Snelling is somewhere in Between Macbride a a avowed conservatism and the moderate line. All three agreed More Militancy is needed to fight a divisive conservative tactics Quot and said the object is to a win they said the Only Way to do so is to Appeal to 100,-000 Independent Vermont voters and suggested the conservative approach is not the appealing vehicle to Lead the party Back to Victory. A total of nearly three hours with us president David j. Mcdonald and Secretary treasurer i. W. Abel the unions top bar gainers. He also held two sessions rocket reactor test a Success jackass Flats Nev. Up a United states scientists took a Short but important step toward the planets Friday with a a satisfactory Quot Power test of the Nerva nuclear rocket reactor. The reactor about the size of a Pickle barrel was fired for eight minutes from an aluminium test cart similar to a Flat bed Railroad car generating up to 50,000 pounds of thrust. The Nerva is part of the Rover program follow up to Apollo and designed to provide u. S. Astronauts with trips to outer planets. With Industry negotiators headed by r. Conrad Cooper of . Steel corp. Simkin told reporters the meetings were a strictly exploratory and there is nothing of substance to he said the status of the crisis showed a no improvement and no he said he had made no specific proposals to either Side. Asked if he was going to get both sides together he said a a joint meeting will be held at a time when i consider it the Best Way to although Simkin has been in Pittsburgh nearly a week Friday marked his first direct participation in the crisis. Industry sources discounted the unions a no contract no work Quot stand As so much a window but the sources stressed that the companies were More than willing to negotiate. Mobbed King ignores Boston death threats Boston up a or. Martin Luther King ignoring threats of death led a civil rights March in this a Cradle of Liberty Quot Friday after jittery police freed him from enthusiastic mobs who trapped him in his car for an hour. The Atlanta Integrationist walked at the head of a column of 15,000 persons a about half As Many As anticipated from a negro slum area to a rally on famed Boston common. The rally attracted about 22,000 persons. The Wall of admirers around King and the confusion in getting the marchers organized into ranks delayed the Start of the three mile Parade for two hours. Because of the late Start King cancelled a mid morning appointment with mayor John f. Collins who was kept waiting at City Hall. The meeting was rescheduled for mid afternoon. As the marchers walked eight abreast through crooked streets crowds surged from sidewalks in front of King a Nobel peace prize Winner. Police and Deputy . Marshals see March Page 2, col. 3 the area is Between 110 and 120 Miles South of Hanoi North Viet names capital. The Navy planes a sky Hawks and sky raiders escorted by crusader jets a then flew Back to their carriers the Midway and Hancock and picked up a second bomb Load of 95 tons. They returned to North Viet Nam to hit Bridges at son Dinh and com Cia 150 Miles South of Hanoi. Pilots reported the communists ground fire was Light to moderate and All planes returned safely from the Daylight raids. But North Viet Nam claimed it downed eight of the raiders. In parallel air action two South vietnamese air Force squadrons of about 40 planes levelled a major military position near Quang Keh in the Southern part of North Viet Nam. They also destroyed the Only ferry at the Xuan son ferry station on the Giang River 70 Miles North of the Border and returned without incident. Three Navy frogman were killed by Viet Cong fire Friday morning As they charted a Section of South vietnamese seacoast for possible landings. A special forces officer was killed in a clash with guerrillas about 150 Miles Southwest of Saigon and the Pilot of an observation plane was killed when it crashed on Takeoff from Phu cat thursday night. The area is about 280 Miles Northeast of the capital. The sixth fatality was an officer wounded near Danang monday. Acc to regulate Cable to units Washington up a the Federal communications commission acc announced today that it was assuming jurisdiction Over Community Antenna television cat systems. The acc issued rules to require cat systems which bring in Distant stations by microwaves to carry All local television programs and to refrain from duplicating network programs on any local station. At the same time the acc proposed More extensive regulations for the controversial cat Industry and invited comment on them from interested parties. Under the proposed rules the commission would have the Power to govern the entry of cat into major markets and the out of town stations they might bring in. No regulations Are envisioned the acc said to control subscription rates for cat stations or the award of cat franchises. Hagerman new District Highway Headquarters this Industrial Shell building in the Lyons District put up by the Bennington county Industrial corp., has been purchased by the Vermont department of highways As the new Headquarters of its District no. I. The District depot is now located on Park Street on land to be occupied by the new it. Anthony Union High school. Cal of Snellings chances to youth arrested for murder of a. Teen Ager Little Compton r. I. Up a a 22-year-old Little Compton Man who allegedly used a Blank starters pistol to Force a teen age Babysitter from a state senators Home was arrested Friday night and charged with murder in the brutal bludgeon slaying of the girl. State police superintendent col. Walter e. Stone said Stanley r. Gendreau was arrested Here in connection with the slaying wednesday night of 18-year-old Anne Brownell daughter of a prominent Little Compton family. Bic a Shell to be Highway depot the Vermont department of highways will Purchase an Industrial Shell building erected by the Bennington county Industrial corp. For use As new Headquarters for its District no. I facilities according to an announcement Friday by Highway commissioner Russell a. Holden. The Highway department will move the District depot from its present location East of Park Street on land where the new it. Anthony Union High school is to be constructed. Included in the Purchase Price of $70,340 is the Shell building and eight acres of land which Are part of the Industrial Park in the Lyons District developed by Bic. The Purchase figure Holden said represents the actual costs of the property to Bic. Thus the Industrial corporation will get a full return of its investment but will make no profit on the transaction. The Concrete Block building completed last year for speculative Sale to some Industrial concern measures too by 200 feet with a 32 by 56 foot office Wing. The state is expected soon to advertise for bids from contractors on completion of the Shell building in accordance with the Highway departments needs. District Highway Engineer Ivor s. Pelsue said he expects to occupy the building by july i. Peter Donavan jr., president of Bic said that while the Sale of the building was not to a manufacturing concern its Sale to the Highway department was nonetheless advantageous in several respects. He noted that the department makes an Effort to keep its properties attractive and neat appearing and this in turn will mean an improved appearance for the Industrial Park generally. With the Highway department located at the Park this will mean that the Park Access Road will always be slowed out in the wintertime Donavan noted. Donavan said that Bic can also go ahead with construction of another Industrial Shell with proceeds from the Sale of the present building to the Highway department. The costs of the actual relocation from the District depots present site Are to be borne by the Union school District. The Highway department and the Union districts directors Are working out an agreement under which the costs will be determined

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