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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 5, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Cloudy. W partly Cloudy and not quite so Cool tonight with Low mostly in the 50s. Friday partly Cloudy and warmer with Brief showers developing in Northern areas. Yesterdays High 78, Low 52, today at 7 . 54. Sunset 8 10, Sunrise 5 45. The Constellation capricorns the Goat is now visible Early evening in the summer sky East of Sagittarius. Benni Bennington Vermont thursday August 5, 1965 Anner founded weekly in 1841, daily in 1903 no. 19,830 to cents one Man one \ Ole tenacious Dirksen vows a mend Enright Washington up a a proposed constitutional amendment designed to water Down the supreme court s a one Man one vote Quot Rule landed in a Senate pigeonhole today but most lawmakers agreed the Battle was far from Over. Senate Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen s Effort to Short r circuit the High court s decisions on state legislative apportionment went Down to defeat late wednesday on a 39 to 57 vote. The proposal thus won popularity laurels but fell seven votes Short of the two thirds majority required for changes soviet Cress hints new manned Hight Moscow up a the soviet press began hinting today that Russia is preparing for another manned space flight. The newspaper Rab Ochaya gazeta published in provincial Kiev said women workers at a chocolate factory in Lvov have asked spaceman Vladimir Komarov to give an unidentified a cosmonaut no. 12&Quot a Box of Candy to carry with him into space. The girls were quoted As saying that they Are a preparing themselves for the triumphal Day when the whole world will learn of the new manned cosmic space in the Constitution. The vote brought to at least a temporary conclusion a historic Battle Over the court s Rule. But Dirksen who is nothing if not tenacious vowed he would try again to substitute his apportionment amendment for one or another of the Bills reaching the Senate in future Days. He singled out for possible attention the administration s Bill to nullify a right to work Quot Laws in 19 states. This measure passed by the House is a prime legislative goal of organized labor. It would repeal Section 14-b of the Taft Hartley act which permits states to ban a Union shop Quot agreements. The Senate s constitutional debate inspired yawns More than interest in the galleries wednesday until the two principal antagonists a Dirksen and his democratic colleague from Illinois sen. Paul h. Douglas a Rose to speak shortly before the final vote. In a 55-minute Stem Winder urging approval Dirksen defended his proposal against charges that it was a a Rotten Borough Quot amendment. A go Back to the people Quot he cried. With sorrow in his Organ voice he recounted what he termed the a erosion of state sovereignty Quot by Congress and the High court. Then As the galleries roared he recited what the late sen. J. Hamilton Lewis d-ill., once told him a Young Man you la see the Day when the Only people interested in state boundaries will be Rand and i8. Howard Linns for seat Iii it. House mrs. Lucia b. Howard of 134 Monument ave. Extension has announced she will seek election this fall on the Republican ticket to the Vermont House of representatives. She will be a candidate from subdistrict Iii of the Bennington Woodford District which is entitled to two representatives. Mrs. Howard was born in Bennington spent her Early years Here and subsequently divided her time Between Bennington and Washington d.c., where her father the late orlon m. Barber was judge of the . Court of customs appeals. She attended schools in Bennington and in Washington and is a graduate of Wellesley College. She was married in 1927 to Clarence e. Howard director of planning for the City of Syracuse n.y., where their two daughters were born. Later they lived in Washington where Howard was a and planning consultant in the Federal housing administration my mrs. Howard taught Spanish tearing in 1951, the howards a Hose Bennington As their Home. Since her return to Benning on mrs. Howard has become interested in local and state ponies. An advocate of re apportioned of the Vermont House she ays he feels it the duty of pubic minded citizens in the larger reas such As Bennington to see hat their District is Well represented. A i feel i am a qualified can Date Quot says mrs. Howard a be Ause of my real interest in the mrs. Clarence Howard Progress of Bennington and of Vermont. In this period of great change for the state we need progressive republicans in the legislature who Are not afraid of change but who will stand up for the real values which always have been cherished in mrs. Howard is the third candidate thus far to run for the Bennington Woodford District s six House seats. Other announced candidates Are attorney Reuben Levin of Clarks Woods and David Allen of Airport Road. Allen a Republican lives in subdistrict i and Levin who did not put a party Label on his candidacy also resides in subdistrict i. Fac rules lower rates for Gas Washington up a the Federal Power commission pain a Milestone decision today opened the Way for millions of dollars in refunds and lower rates for natural Gas Consumers. The decision spelled out a simplified two Price system of setting uniform rates for Gas producers in More than 20 regions. The decision in the Long and involved permian Basin Case represented a historic departure in Federal regulation. The Case was fought by producers every step of the Way in the five years it took the commission to decide it. It was viewed As almost a dead certainty that the decision will be appealed to the supreme court. Air War unabated by Gas tank raid Saigon up a Viet Cong guerrillas staging a three pronged downhill attack today destroyed two fuel tanks and damaged two others in a 10-tank Esso Petroleum depot Only six Miles from the vital . Danang air base. But the air War on communist North Viet Nam and Viet Cong concentrations in the South continued unabated. Thirty Carrier based . Navy planes and . Air Force Jet bombers thundered Over the communist territory blasting a variety of military and communications targets in raids late wednesday night and Early to his hands full sgt. Henry Ashley of Lowell mass., carries a Young vietnamese boy As he leads villagers from the a Ria Battle zone 40 Miles Southeast of Saigon. The town was hit by . Planes on a Mission against the Viet Cong. Up Chino not seen bar to talks United nations n. Y. Up a a ghanaian diplomatic Mission to Hanoi returned with the impression North Viet Nam is willing to talk peace in Viet Nam but communist China is not sources Here reported today. African delegates in close Only lbs s signature needed on voting Bill Washington up a the try Quot the president said. Voting rights Bill a historic it would measure which could work suspend literacy and other touch with ghanaian affairs redeem changes in american to tests found to be disc Llna ported that the Mission headed Lotical life needed Only Presl tory and authorize appointment by ghanaian High commission Dent Johnson a signature today 0f Federal a examiners Quot to Reg or ambassador in London to become the Law of the land ister eligible negroes to vote in Kwasi Armah had seen some the Senate in an action the Alabama Georgia Mississippi glimmers of Hope for a Nego jubilant chief executive lauded Louisiana South Carolina and hated peace in As a a proud moment for this Virginia. It also would apply to hao1 nation Quot voted final approval of 34 counties of North Carolina but the Bill 79 to 18 wednesday All of Alaska and single coun away from Hanoi convinced night just 13 months and 2 ties in Maine Arizona and Hiat the red chinese remain Days after passage of the Idaho. As intransigent As Ever firmly sweeping civil rights act of a order the Justice depart committed to a a no talk Quot pol 1964. Ment to begin court suits to by on Nam. The president did not say Challenge the constitutionality Armah was sent to Hanoi when he would sign the Bill but of poll taxes used in state and lamp St week by Ghana a president he planned to Confer with the local elections in Alabama mis Kwame Nkrumah a member of Rev. Or. Martin Luther King Sissy Phi Texas and Virginia. Hie abortive a Commonwealth or. Today on the forthcoming Anniv new criminal Oenal peace proposed by White House civil rights Confer Les for at Aernots to prevent Brit Ash Premier Harold Wilson ence and could take the oppor persons from voting the Commonwealth pre a a Miers conference in june. That Mission never got Oft the ground because of the refusal of the Hanoi and peking its talks in but they said Armah came Tunley then. Even before formal enactment the administration was gearing up for Swift implementation of the measure. Atty. Gen. Nicholas Deb. Katzenbach said the Justice department would now a undertake immediate efforts toward achieving full compliance with the rights of citizenship reaffirmed and guaranteed by this historic he called off a scheduled trip to Stockholm withdrawing As chairman of the . Delegation to a United nations conference on crime and punishment in the swedish capital to get to work. He planned to file suits challenging state and local poll taxes in four states within hours after the Bill is signed. Johnson was so pleased at the Senate vote wednesday night that he paid a Spur of the moment visit to the Capitol to congratulate Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield mont., and his Republican counterpart Everett m. Dirksen 111. He said the Bill 4 brings within our immediate vision the Day when every american can enter the polling Booth without fear or hindrance a and he praised congressmen of both parties who voted for the measure. A their action honors them As much As it perfects our coun or to threaten or harm work see voting rights Page 16, col. 5 three District plans w in final approval Montpelier up a final approval was Given this morning by the legislative reapportionment Board to the redistricting plans of three newly apportioned districts. The plans of Essex Jericho South Burlington and the District including Colchester Milton Georgia Westford and South hero were approved. Permission was also Given to the town of Stannard to be moved from District 71 to District 40. Deputy atty. Gen. Chester s. Ketcham said that All towns in both districts had acted favourably on the move and that no Legal bars to it remain. One town Brookfield is racing against time to be moved out of its assigned voting District. The town wants to be shifted out of its present District and into District 23, along with Randolph Braintree and Bethel. Auto is. Tree two Bennington women were injured wednesday afternoon when this 1959 Ford went out of control and struck a tree at Gage and Safford streets. Police said the vehicle was travelling at a an excessive rate of Speed when the crash occurred. See Story on Page 16. Buckler Brookfield is now in District 35, with Topsham Williamstown Chelsea Corinth and Washington. Under the new reapportionment Law every one of the towns affected have to approve the move before the legislative reapportionment Board can give its Okay to it. And every one of the towns must approve the move by sunday. Some towns however say they have not yet received a formal request from Brookfield. Only St. Albans Burlington Winooski and the Hartford Hart land Norwich areas remain without tentative redistricting approval from the state reapportionment Board. The Board this morning approved a distracting plan for St. Johnsbury. District 8 boards of civil authority from the towns of Hartland Hartford and Norwich were scheduled to meet tonight in an attempt to draw up plans for re apportioning the new District. Only six work Days remain until the aug. 16 deadline. The legislative reapportionment Board tuesday refused to accept the original redistricting plans for the three town area due to differences of opinion Between majority and minority reports. Veiled hints of gerrymandering were expected to grow into open accusations tonight. on the inside a new social worker joins the United counselling service a Page 3. An editorial comments on the demise of the Cutts Resolution and Dirksen amendment a Page 4. Sept. I set for democratic caucuses a Page 5. Bennington Little league All stars prepare for trip to Montpelier for state championship a Page 12. Governments to extend a formal invitation to it. But the North vietnamese authorities gave a warm Welcome to Armah and his ghanaian Mission and spent several Days discussing the probable course of the War with them. Diplomats Here reported that Armah came away from Hanoi with the idea that the North vietnamese government would be prepared if left alone to sit Down at the negotiating table with the United states and South Viet Nam to discuss an end to hostilities. The North vietnamese hinted the diplomats said that of the decision were up to them alone they would be prepared to meet somewhere with the United states to discuss a cease fire. Details were left purposely vague. There was talk of but no agreement on the necessity of re convening the 1954 Geneva conference on Indochina to thrash out a settlement. Day. One attack by four . Air Force f105 Thunder chiefs wiped out the Lang Munh military area 95 Miles Northwest of Hanoi. Raids reported in South Viet Nam today killed an estimated 127 Viet Cong guerrillas. A military spokesman said . Navy air Force and vietnamese air Force pilots flew More than 280 sorties against Viet Cong staging areas and Supply depots in the 24-hour period ending at 6 . The communist attack on the Petroleum depot at Lien Chiu around the Bay from Danang was believed carried out by two Viet Cong companies who overran an outpost manned by regional forces and penetrated the storage area. Charges set by the attackers destroyed two storage tanks and damaged two others. The spokesman said the Viet Cong also lobbed mortar shells from surrounding Hills and attacked with 57mm recoilless rifles and Small arms. In a related action the Viet Cong also attacked other regional forces defending a Bridge just South of the main attack. Light casualties were reported in both Battles. The Viet Cong said two weeks ago they would attack the depot and american and vietnamese defences had been strengthened since that time. . Marine artillery and the guns of the destroyer Stoddard standing off Shore joined vietnamese government ground and air forces to beat Back the attack. A Tanker berthed at the depot escaped. Several rounds from the Stoddard fell Short among vietnamese forces moving up to defend the depot killing and wounding a number of troops. In Saigon . Military intelligence sources told United press International that communist North Viet Nam has moved the Headquarters of an entire army division from Laos into nominally Neutral Cambodia. The Headquarters directs the operations of the North vietnamese 325th division. It was last reported in South Viet names Central Highlands after infiltrating from Laos. Intelligence sources said wednesday that the . Army 1st cavalry division Mobile will soon enter the Central Highlands of South Viet Nam to confront the communist 325th division. The new communist Headquarters a believed established without the permission or even the knowledge of cambodian authorities a was pinpointed about 270 Miles North of Saigon see Viet Nam Page 16, col. A medical group i res medicare non cooperation Chicago up a the Asso elation of american physicians and surgeons maps wednesday urged its 16,500 members not to participate in the governments medicare program. The group which is headquartered Here issued a policy statement that said such noncooperation was Legal. A your association recommends a policy of nonparticipation to All physicians As the Only Legal moral and ethical Means of concretely expressing their Complete disapproval of the spirit and philosophy behind these amendments Quot the statement said. The maps also said it a deplored Quot a recent pledge by the american medical association to cooperate with the medicare program. Serenading the chief Peter Graves and Kenny Kennard both members of a the reapers a a local band serenade Bennington police chief Edward l. Silver at Silver s 65th birthday party wednesday afternoon at the county courthouse. The chief is cutting his cake which is inscribed a Hail to the Buckler on legislative Council Wilson ponders appointment still not sure on Senate race Bennington county sen. Robert m. Wilson confirmed today that he has been asked to accept an appointment to the new Vermont legislative Council replacing Windsor county sen. Harold Ron Raynolds who resigned to pursue a new publishing venture on a full time basis. Wilson said however that he has not yet decided whether he will accept the appointment though he expected to come to a decision late this week or Over the weekend. Wilson noted that acceptance of the Post would be a tantamount to saying that i will run again Quot As county senator and indicated that he had not made up his mind yet on that Point either. The problem the democratic legislator said was simply a Case of whether he has the time to give to the new appointment. He noted that As a result of his attendance at the legislative session which ended june 30 he had been away from his automotive sales and service business and has found a number of areas in the business which have been neglected As a result. Wilson is also chairman of the Vermont commission on interstate cooperation and indicated that he would like to meet More frequently than on the quarterly basis that has been the Case up to the present time. The legislative Council was created by the 1965 legislature to conduct studies of important state problems and to develop legislation designed to meet various needs for presentation to the legislature when it next convenes. Chairman of the commission which is composed of nine re publicans and five democrats not including Raynolds or his replacements rep. Richard a Mallary a Fairlee. Other members Are it. Gov. John j. Daley of Rutland a Democrat speaker of the House Franklin s. Billings a Woodstock Sens. Edward g. Janeway a Windham county Samuel Fishman daddy son county and Charles l. Delaney a Rutland county and town reps. Christine Ladeau a Plainfield George j. Kingston a Northfield George Hayes a Enosburg Arthur Gibb a Wey Bridge w. Clark Hutchinson a Rochester Lawrence a Franklin a Guilford and Sens. Ellery r. Purdy a Rutland county and Stoyan Chr Stowe a Windham county. It. Gov. Daley is responsible for the appointment of Raynolds replacement

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