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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 7, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner wednesday August 7, 1963 around Vermont hearing set on Sunset new England educators to keep god in schools Earl of Shelburne to visit state Lake dam Shelburne apr the Earl of Shelburne will be a guest of Honor when Shelburne celebrates its Bicentennial aug. 16-18. The 23-year-old, whose name is Charles Maurice is the ninth Earl of Shelburne. This town was named after the second Earl. The Earl also will visit president Kennedy in the White House during his visit to the United states. St. Albans pollution hearing slated St. Albans apr a Public hearing will be held Here tomorrow night on the pollution Algate problem that has kept summer visitors away from the Beach at the state Park. However mayor James b. Pignona says a previous commitment will prevent him from attending. A Pignona said he agrees with John m. Spencer chairman of the state health Board that the pollution problems is caused a by a half dozen people a a no one has mentioned names a the mayor said a but you and i know who they Barre defeats office building proposal Barre apr voters have Defeated a proposed $40,000 municipal office building and have elected mrs. Ruth r. Smith As a school director. A planning committee working on the solution of the school crowding problem is expected to recommend construction of a new elementary school and scrapping of the lower Websterville school which could be converted into a municipal office building. Mrs. Smith Defeated two other candidates. She replaces l. Russell Murray of South Barre who resigned after 17 years on the school Board. Montpelier apr the water resources Board said today a Public hearing will be held in Benson aug. 29 to determine whether the dam at the outlet of Sunset Lake is a unsafe or is a menace to people or property above or below the commissioner Reinhold w. Thieme said that while the situation was not serious some own ers of outlet structures had apparently altered their outlets affecting the water Levels of the Lake. These alterations were made without permits Thieme added. The hearing will be a precautionary step Quot to require reconstruction of the outlets in question the commissioner added. Immediately following the hearing on outlets the Board will hold a session to a make and promulgate rules and regulations governing surface water Levels Quot of the Lake. The sessions will be at the Benson fish amp game club building on route 22a starting at 2 30 . Student rescued from smugglers new York youth drowns in Lake Elmore notch Edge trap Elmore apr a 17-year-old youth from Rosedale n.y., apparently drowned in Lake Elmore tuesday. Charles p. Villeneuve died in five to six feet of water. His sister Mary 19, told authorities she was wading in shallow water when she heard him Call that he breathe and then saw him disappear beneath the surface. The girl and Jerome Green 14, ran to Shore for the lifeguard Dana b. Jacobs. Jacobs and William g. Slora of Barre recovered the body. An autopsy was ordered. Barre Montpelier Hospital site picked Barre apr trustees of Barre City Hospital and Heaton Hospital in Montpelier said tuesday they have taken an option on a site mid Way Between the two cities for a Long discussed Central Hospital. The trustees option was on 50 acres of land on a farm in Berlin Northwest of the Barre Montpelier Airport. Bando mph to head farm study croup Montpelier apr agriculture commissioner Raymond g. Rowley said tuesday Harry Cooley of Randolph a retired teacher at Vermont technical College will be chairman of a committee the department is forming to study the problems of Small Farmers in Vermont. Rowley said about six persons will be named to the committee. The commissioner also said that rain in recent Days has brought Relief to the state particularly in Northern Chittenden county. He said the Long dry spell had threatened the second cutting of Hay As Well As some Corn. Vermont transit petition airing set Montpelier apr the Public service Board will hold a hearing in St. Albans aug. 28 on a petition by Vermont transit co. Regarding service Between Cambridge and the Railroad City. The company seeks authority to operate buses Between Cambridge and St. Albans via Vermont 104, passing through Fairfax and North Fairfax serving no intermediate Points Between Cambridge and St. Albans. The hearing will be held at the county courthouse in St. Albans at to . The Board will hold a hearing aug. 26 at the pub office Here on a petition of North Hartland water system inc. The company seeks authority to borrow up to $8,000 to buy and Lay about 2,000 feet of six Inch Cement lined cast Iron pipe from its pump House toward its Spring House. Larrabee a Point ferry inc. Has requested pub approval of Sale of its assets to William a. Rader of Shoreham approval of the mortgaging by Rader of the assets Back to the Petitioner and permission to dissolve and liquidate the corporation. Hearing on this petition will be held in the Federal building in Burlington aug. 22 at to . Over in new York Russell Sage offers Nursery degree Albany a a new two year degree program in Nursery education leading to the degree of associate in applied science in Nursery education will be offered at Junior College of Albany the two year coeducational division of Russell Sage College of Albany according to or. Lewis a. Froman president of Russell Sage. The new course is to Start in september. The two year program fits students to take positions in various types of child care centers. The class and Laboratory experiences should gradually increase student understanding of the group care of Young children particularly in a Nursery school program. Practice teaching and observation sessions Are planned at approved Nursery schools in the immediate Vicinity. Citizens wish meetings with Council Troy a the citizens committee mailed invitations tuesday to City Council candidates to meet with its steering committee next week. The meetings have been set for monday and tuesday evenings at the convenience of the candidates. A spokesman for the steering committee said tuesday that after it has met with the 14 candidates it will report to the full citizens committee. The smaller committee is expected to make recommendations to the larger group about endorsement of candidates. The full committee is scheduled to meet aug. 13. Down in Berkshire youths tried for Golf Ball thefts Williamstown a a North Adams youth was placed on a years probation and another had his Case continued until thursday when both were charged in District court tuesday with stealing Golf balls on the Taconic Golf course. Wayne Derose 17, pleaded guilty before special Justice Henry a Kali is and Drew a years probation. Norman Miller 18, pleaded not guilty and will appear thursday. Dick Baxter Taconic Golf club professional signed the complaints. Steigler gels Williams choir Post Williamstown a Lou Steigler who has been minister of music for two Pittsfield churches since 1958, has been appointed College organist and director of the College choir at Williams College for the 1963-64 academic year John e. Sawyer president announced tuesday. Steigler received his b. Mus. From the University of Hartford College of music in 1954,and his . From Union theological Seminary school of sacred music two years later. Since 1958 he has been minister of music for the first Church of Christ and the congregational Church both in Pittsfield. In addition he is conductor of the oratorio choir of the first Church of Christ in Pittsfield. Stowe apr a the could have fallen to the rocks below. He was very glad to see Adi Joerg 45, who has been climbing mountains since the Days of his youth in Germany recalled tuesday his Rescue of James Glenn 20, who was trapped for three hours monday on a 300-foot High ledge at smugglers notch. Glenn a student at Mcgill University in Montreal was hiking up the Mountain when he became lost in the fog. When the Mist broke he found himself trapped on the ledge. Glenn a cries for help were heard by or. And mrs. Joseph Mahoney of Wayne n.j., who summoned Aid at the Lodge. Joerg a native of Garmisch Par Kirthen Germany and three other employees of the it. Mansfield co. Were dispatched to the scene. Joerg climbed up the ledge tied ropes around Glenn and lowered him to the others waiting below. There was no Way Glenn could have climbed from the ledge himself Joerg said. He added the Moss covered rocks near the ledge would have been impossible to walk on without inviting a slip a and certain death. A after the fog cleared he realized what happened and he was scared stiff a Joerg said. A there was no Way for him to get Glenn could not be reached for comment. State police said he apparently was a tourist in the area. Telephones Hub iness.4 4263 00 newsroom 4 4 2 2900 d is Lay advert is ing. .4 4 2-2684 the Bennington Banner is published daily except sunday and Legal holidays at 425 main St., Bennington Vermont by the Banner publishing corporation. Member of the associated press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication to All local news printed in this newspaper As Well As All a news dispatches. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery 7f per Day subscription rates by mail 50 i. Radius and All v Ermont mos. $4.25-6 inns. $9.00-1 or. $15.00 elsewhere in the . 3 mos. $4.75 6 mos. $9.00-1 or. $ i 7.50 special rates for servicemen 1960 Volkswagen Sunroof r amp a White sidewalls one owner. Very clean. $1295. 1959 Volkswagen convt., Rush we m295. Ligget Bosworth sales amp service North Bennington Road Bennington it. By the associated pr1� educators throughout new England appeared in agreement today that there would still be references to god in the classrooms despite the june decision of the . Supreme court against mandatory Bible readings. The High court action nullified state Laws in Massachusetts and Maine which required that a portion of the Bible be read in the classrooms of All Public schools at the Start of each Day. New Hampshire Law simply permitted classroom devotionals. Rhode Island Connecticut and Vermont had no Law at All which required devotional exercises but even in those states local school boards had set up such practices. A Survey by the associated press showed today that by and Large devotional exercises would continue in new England Public schools on the grounds that the supreme court ruling does not prohibit voluntary participation in school prayers. But the attitude ranged from open Defiance of the lands highest court to one of a a we la get around it somehow and still stay within the Bounds of the in new Hampshire the Manchester Union Leader suggested a non compliance with the supreme court decision. In a Page one editorial signed by publisher William Loeb the paper said a the court has made its Law now let them enforce in that same new Hampshire City the local school Board unanimously adopted the recommendation of school superintendent John t. Mcdonald that a part of the state spangled Banner be recited As an opening exercise. He suggested the part which contains the lines a then conquer we must when our cause it is just and this be our motto in god is our Mcdonald said new Hampshire school systems must comply with the courts decision but added a in the interim however we must not Cut off our students from thoughtful consideration of their Rich heritage As citizens under on july 9, Massachusetts atty. Gen. Edward w. Brooke said a state Law requiring that Aper Tion of the Bible be read in Public schools is unconstitutional and void because of the supreme court ruling. The next Day Charles w. Powers chairman of the school committee in Somerset mass., said a we plan to go ahead with the prayers until somebody in authority stops Powers the teachers want to Lead a prayer or a cheer for that matter it will be of with the school committee provided that order is he said there would be no compulsion for students to participate. The school committee of Seekonk mass., wrote to president John f. Kennedy and the Massachusetts congressional delegation saying it was accepting the courts decision a under one member of the committee dissented from the action saying he could not accept the decision under any circumstance. The superintendent of schools in Boston or. Frederick j. Gillis said a we continued to have the Bible read in classrooms even after the supreme court decision because of a state Law which prescribed it. An opinion by state atty. Gen. Brooke saying the supreme court decision voided the state Law came after schools closed for the most Massachusetts school boards said Bible Reading and prayer would continue voluntarily and students would be excused from the religious exercises upon request. School officials in Many Massachusetts communities including Amesbury Holyoke Somerset and Taunton said separately that a moment of silent meditation would replace Bible Reading at the Start of each school Day. The Rev. Edgar s. P. Peara of the unitarian universalist Church in Springfield suggested to Vermont school officials that even the practice of voluntary prayers in schools be halted. He said that if a teacher conducts such a service it is mandatory for the pupils in the room and if a child asks to be dismissed from the services he would be socially ostracized. Harold c. Raynolds chairman of the Vermont state education Board said it is his personal View prayer recitals in the classrooms should be halted. The Vermont Board is expected to Issue a policy statement at its aug. 13 meeting. The supreme court ruling overturned a Law which had been on the books in Maine for 40 years. In Westbrook Maine school superintendent Carroll r. My Gary recommended that the religious exercises be replaced by patriotic moral and spiritual readings. He said the Story of Abraham Lincoln walking three Miles to return three cents is a More meaningful lesson in honesty than the fourth commandment a thou Shat not Rhode Island state education commissioner William p. Robinsonjr. Has advised local school committees in effect to sit tight swordfish Steak �?o�?�79 Haddock fillet �59 walkers food Market Montreal in style exclusive scene Cruiser service with All weather air conditioning air suspension ride fully equipped rest room picture window sight seeing. 0. For Al -a., Vermont transit 4 trips daily 4 50 . 10 20 . 3 35 . 10 25 . 614 hours fare $8.20 but Tormina 136 won Hington a nuo Toh 442-4801 dont Start a Forest fire m \ a / i a carelessly flipped cigarette some dry leaves sudden gust of wind and live Sparks can be on their a to ignite the Trees nearby. Be careful with every fire. Follow Smokey a abcs. 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