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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 12, 1963, Bennington, Vermont Cloudy and showers fair and Cool tonight Low in the 50s. Tuesday increasing cloudiness and showers late in the Day. Sundays High 80 Low 46. Today at 7 a.m., 55. Total precipitation in past 24 hours .10 inches. The perseid meteor showers will occur tonight. Highest concentration will be 50 meteors per hour. Bennington Vermont monday August 12, 1963 established 1841. 60th year no. 19,254 Price 7 cents Rusk says test ban treaty wont jeopardize Security first to give testimony British Earl arrives for Vermont Celebration the ninth Earl of Shelburne is greeted sunday on arrival from Britain at Idlewild Airport in new York to attend 200th anniversary Celebration of Vermont town of Shelburne named after his ancestor. Left to right James j. Of Brien of new York mayor Wagner s welcoming committee Gerald Shea great neck l.i., Host to lord Shelburne the 23-year-old Earl Charles Hubbard member of the Shelburne Bicentennial committee and Bradley Smith assistant to the director of the Shelburne museum. The Earl spent sunday night at shears Home departed today for a visit to Washington and will participate in the Vermont towns festivities beginning thurs strip Day Railroad near Sale lease Montpelier apr Public service commissioner Ernest w. Gibson Iii said today at least one portion of the Idle Rutland railway May be designated this week for Sale or lease to an operating Carrier. Gibson said he has discussed operation of portions of the line with other railroads since his return from Washington last wednesday. He went there to file with the interstate Commerce commission a petition seeking to have aug. I the effective Date of abandonment of the Rutland railway. The state is authorized by the legislature to buy the trackage and right of Way of the line for resale or lease to operating railroads. But it cannot move to have service resumed until abandonment is in effect. The commissioner did not identify the sections of track which Are the subject of negotiations. However gov. Hoff said last week the most lucrative part of the line is the one running from Burlington through Rutland to Eagle Bridge ., near North Bennington. Gibson said the inc imposed a 20 Day waiting period from the time he filed the petition but added he was told the inc would waive this period if All parties involved agreed. He said several of those concerned have signed the waivers and he expects the rest to do so this week at which time the pub will designate a portion or portions of the line for state Purchase. The petition filed by Gibson with the inc was accompanied by terms of an agreement Hoff and William i. Ginsburg Rutland railway president reached last week. Yard places stakeout on simple rites it farm sen. Kefauver a funeral in Tennessee tuesday Bur Lars London apr an informers tip sent detectives combing London a Sleazy East end today for five criminals reported missing from their Homes since history s greatest train robbery. No arrests were made but Scotland Yard posted a watch at each of the five addresses. About 15 masked men halted the Glasgow London mail train thursday and made off with bags of registered mail Worth More than $7 million. Most of the loot was old currency being returned to London for destruction. Police were convinced that most of the gang must still be in Britain. The precision with which the gang worked aroused speculation that the master mind was a former military Man. Spurred by Reward offers totalling 260,000 pounds $720,000hundreds of britons called police stations claiming to have information that might help the police. The ill fated train on its 400-mile journey from Scotland was halted by a false red Stop Light Washington apr the Senate adjourns today As a Mark of respect for sen. Estes Kefauver the Tennessee Democrat with the big handshake who died saturday. The quiet spoken lawyer who battled organized crime and monopolies during his 24 years in Congress will be buried tuesday in the family cemetery near the Kefauver farm Home at Madisonville Tenn. A military plane will carry Kefauver a body to Tennessee tuesday morning. Mrs. Kefauver their children and congressional other plane. The senators body will lie in state at the first Baptist Church in Madisonville for four hours before the simple mid afternoon services at the farm. The services will be conducted on the porch of the family Home. An estimated 500 persons paid their respects sunday at a Washington funeral Home to the tall tennessean who was the 1956 democratic vice presidential candidate on the ticket headed by Adlai e. Stevenson. Kefauver had sought the presidential nomination that year and in 1952. The senator died of a ruptured Aorta the main artery from the heart. He had entered Bethesda naval Hospital thursday night shotguns quell i in ii Gnu farm rioters Putnam Ville ind. Apr two prisoners were missing two were hospitalized and five others were nursing minor wounds today after an Indiana state farm riot was quelled by Shotgun ii my state troopers. About 500 inmates of the unfenced penal institution fired the laundry and smashed through two doors to clean out a Supply of narcotics in the farm Hospital. Troopers and guards began a systematic Shakedown of inmates this morning and recovered part of the missing drugs. The search continued. Arthur Campbell state corrections commissioner said after a sleepless night that the extent of the damage could not be determined immediately but there was no structural damage. He emphasized that the troopers shotguns were loaded with Bir shot rather than the bigger Buckshot pellets a which would have killed some of the the prisoners who evidently escaped both from Muncie Are Robert Glen Stith 19, serving a year for malicious trespass and Samuel Eugene Crouch 26, serving a year for Jailbreak. Walter Oliver 19, Indianapolis was struck above the Temple and in the neck by Bir shot. He and Frank Harrison 53, Indianapolis who suffered a Scalp laceration from a thrown Brick were taken to Robert Long Hospital in Indianapolis. Campbell said two thirds of the farms 1,400 prisoners did not join the riot and helped quiet the rioters. After suffering what aides described As a mild heart attack. Informed on Cape cod of Kefauver a death president Kennedy said the senator was a a Public servant of Energy integrity and Talent. His Devotion to the Public interest made him a powerful influence for Good in our nation s Kefauver a death leaves the Senate lineup at 66 democrats 33 republicans. He had served five terms in the House before election to the Senate in 1948. Gov. Frank Clement a Democrat will appoint a successor to serve until next years general election. J persons killed on state roads by the associated press death claimed four lives on Vermont a highways Over the weekend a Little boy succumbed to injuries suffered in a fall from a Cliff and an elderly couple from Westfield died in a Highway crash at Saint Hyacinthe que. The Highway deaths in this state brought the toll to 60 for the year compared with 53 at this Point a year ago. At Morgan two persons were killed and five others were injured in a two car crash on Vermont 111 yesterday morning. Victims were mrs. Ruth Gray 76,of Morgan and Walter Clayton Hubbard 57, of North Danville. A 20 year old airman stationed at Plattsburgh Was killed Early saturday at Bellows Falls when the car he was driving left . 5, hit a Utility pole and burned. He was Stephen kor Kolonis of fall River mass. His passenger Douglas p. Nelson of Peabody mass., suffered minor injuries. On the Barre Montpelier Road in Berlin saturday night a two car crash claimed the life of Michael l. Minette 27, of Bethel. Hospitalized were Nils r. Molander 32, of Williamstown and his wife Madeline 33. Christopher Wright the eight year old boy from Little neck ., who had been fighting for his life in a Burlington Hospital since july 21, succumbed to head injuries he suffered in a fall from a Cliff in Hinesburg. The boy had been vacationing at Lake Iroquois with his parents or. And mrs. Jack Wright. Or. And mrs. Marcel Laplume of Westland aged 77 and 72, were killed saturday night in a two car collision at Saint Hyacinthe que. Another couple died in the Accident a or. And mrs. Henri Laplume 85 and 73, of Saint Hyacinthe. The Laplume men were Brothers. Two others were injured in the Accident one of them critically. A photo two Bills face action in Congress Washington apr two of president Kennedy a major proposals face action this week on Capitol Hill. The House will vote on a $1.1-billion College construction Bill the Senate Ona measure to create a National service corps. The voting will come after the Senate opens hearings on the limited nuclear test ban treaty and the House starts writing a civil rights Bill. The Busy week continues the accelerated Pace set last week when the Senate passed a big military increase Bill and two $5.5-Bil-lion appropriations Bills and the House voted to triple Federal support of vocational education. Congressional leaders Are trying to move As much legislation As possible before the civil rights Bill hits the House floor and the Senate starts debate on the treaty. An attempt will be made in the Senate to revive a mexican farm labor Bill Defeated earlier by the House. The College construction Bill on which the House votes tuesday is a major part of the administrations education program. It failed to win passage last year because of disagreements Between the House and Senate Over their separate versions. A tougher Road lies ahead for the administrations proposal to launch a National service corps patterned on the peace corps. This week is expected to seethe final touches added to the administrations tax revision and reduction Bill by the House was and Means committee. Washington apr Secretary of state Dean Rusk urged the Senate today to ratify the limited nuclear test ban treaty saying it should slow the race without damage to the Security of the United states. Rusk testified before the Senate foreign relations committee As Lead off witness in the Kennedy administrations drive for Senate approval of the .-British-soviet pact to outlaw All nuclear explosions except those underground. When Rusk took the witness chair he was put under oath on the motion of Republican committee members. Sen. Bourke b. Hickenlooper a Iowa said All witnesses on the treaty would be sworn. Rusk sought to counter possible arguments against the pact that some senators might raise. He emphasized that the signing of the treaty by East Germany will in no Way imply United states recognition of the communist East German regime. He said East German authorities will subscribe to the treaty in Moscow and added a the soviet Union May notify us of that act. We Are under no obligation to accept that notification and we have no intention of doing so but the East German regime would have committed itself to abide by the provisions of the Rusk said a the United states and the soviet Union already have enough nuclear Power to inflict enormous destruction on each other. Still the search for Rocky cites reservations on test treaty a Albany Apr gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller says the Senate should ratify the limited nuclear test ban treaty but the United states must not be lulled into a costly letdown of Western military might. Rockefeller a potential presidential candidate endorsed the treaty sunday with numerous reservations. The treaty must lie approved Rockefeller said because a it has become the Symbol of the Hopes of peace of millions and because a the prestige of the United states already has been solemnly Rockefeller called on the Kennedy administration to disclose what other negotiations it contemplated with the communist leadership. He expressed doubt about soviet Premier Khrushchev s proposal for a no aggression pact Between the Western allies and the communist bloc a in the Light of the soviet record of broken treaties in general and no aggression pledges in roaring flames destroyed oldest hotel in Flint Mich. Sunday. Twelve of the 109 residents in the Adams House Are still missing. Four persons were injured. A photo bigger More destructive weapons goes on. A yet greater armament has not demonstrably brought greater Security. The treaty if observed should slow this spiral without damage to our relative Rusk and president Kennedy conferred by Telephone for about 25 minutes sunday shortly after the Secretary arrived in Washington. They will meet at the White House late today As soon As the president returns from Cape cod. Secretary of defense Robert s. Mcnamara will be on hand for the meeting. Kennedy also called democratic congressional leaders to the White House for a later conference. Rusk who met Friday with soviet Premier Khrushchev told see test treaty continued on Page Ione it pro quits Alabama a cites health Tuscaloosa Ala. Apr the withdrawal of negro student James a. Hood from the University of Alabama could mean the end of his Brief career As a student at the school following his Stormy enrolment two months ago. Hoods attorney announced the withdrawal and said the 20-year-old Gadsden Ala., student was dropping out because of his physical and mental condition. The University confirmed hoods withdrawal sunday and announced that a meeting of the Board of trustees called to consider charges resulting from a speech Hood made in Gadsden july 16 had been cancelled. University officials Load sent a letter to Hood notifying him of the charges against him and asking him to be present before the Dean of men at 2 . Today. The letter stipulated these charges a that Hood accused the University of a conspiracy in setting up a news conference for him in an attempt to violate a Rule against student news conferences. The Rule was imposed when he was admitted to the University with another negro student Vivian j. Malone 20. A that Hood accused University officials of attempting to keep a faculty member from giving him an a a a. A that Hood accused a state official of cursing him in a dormitory. A trustee who would not be identified said that in his opinion the charges against Hood could be grounds for refusal oath univer see negro quits continued on Page to rep. Hall Eek gop dark horse Washington apr colleagues of rep. Charles a. Hall Eck of Indiana have quietly and informally launched an Effort to win the 1964 Republican presidential nomination for the House minority Leader. They Are sounding out some top Republican leaders and report a favourable reaction. Hall Eek himself comment but persons close to him said he is doing nothing to nip the move. They represent him As being a a available for the nomination and ready to make a fight for it if Victory should appear within reach. The Hall Eek backers claim that of All the republicans who have been mentioned As presidential possibilities the Tough talking hard hitting 63-year-old Hoosier is among the most widely known nationally. His position As House gop Leader and As one of the stars of the weekly a Rev and Charlie show sponsored for broadcast by congressional republicans have kept him in the Public Eye. His supporters Rule out of the picture such nationally known figures As gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller of new York and sen. Barry Coldwater of Arizona. Hall Eek has harboured High political ambitions for some time. In 1948 he came within an Inch of winning second place on the gop presidential ticket headed by Thomas Dewey of new York. Visitors with Flowers Caroline Kennedy kisses her fathers tightly grasped hand As pair walk toward Otis fab Hospital suite where she had first visit with her Mother since mrs. Kennedy entered the Hospital last week. Caroline hand picked bouquet of Flowers for her Mother. President children visit recuperating first lady Otis air Force base mass. Apr the presidents son John f. Kennedy jr., watched photographers flashing lights As he visited his mothers Hospital suite sunday night. Looking out of their car with an air of one who had made a great discovery the 212year-old youngster declared a i betcha they re taking our president Kennedy like everyone else who heard it burst into laughter. Hand in hand the president had taken his two youngsters John and Caroline 51 2, on separate visits sunday to their Mother. Caroline with a bouquet of Garden Flowers she picked herself and Little John asking a a where a Mommy a All the Way to her room saw their Mother for the first time since she was taken to the Hospital wednesday for the premature birth of a third child Patrick Bouvier Kennedy. The infant lived less than two Days. The first lady 34, is reported continuing to make a splendid recovery. She got out of bed for the first time sunday took a walk in her suite and began to eat solid food including hamburger. The youngsters aside from the reunion were treated to a helicopter ride from their squad Island summer Home near Hyannis port mass., to this air base a 22-mile flight. Kennedy started his children a Airlift after attending mass at St. Francis Xavier Church in Hyannis port. The pastor msgr. Leonard j. Daley extended his sympathy and that of his congregation. A in our sorrow for them we know one Consolation is that they have Given Back to god their maker a Saint in heaven Pray on the inside a Pownal Man has made a business catering to the epicurean tastes of areas Basso Page 3. Vermont pianist to play at Southern Vermont Art Center a Page 5. Princess Walters bows 6-2, in Vermont class a softball tournament in Burlington a Page 6. Ing for them in these troublesome Kennedy planned to take off from Otis air Force base in mid afternoon for his return to Washington. The presidents tragic five Day visit to Massachusetts began wednesday morning when mrs. Kennedy was taken to the Hospital. The baby a 4 Pound iov2 ounce boy had trouble with his breathing from the beginning. A specialist was called from the Boston children a medical Center and the baby was taken to the Boston Center a few hours after birth. The baby died after Only 39 hours and 12 minutes of life. The simple funeral services were held in Boston saturday. Montreal police seek drills Montreal apr police Are trying to locate $2.5 million Worth of drugs hidden or distributed by an International narcotics ring broken up late last week. Roger Lapierre,40,of Montreal and Anatole Elthier of Hull,que., remain in jail on charges in connection with the dope rings operations unable to put up bail. They were arrested Friday after simultaneous raids in Ontario and Quebec. Police said two other Montreal men Roger Lavalette 40, and Alain Phaneuf 30, and a Paris night club owner Roger Loudred will be tried by French authorities. They were arrested in Paris. The arrests of the five men followed seizure in Paris of 13 pounds of heroin with an underworld value of $3 million. Special Crown prosecutor Pierre Lamontagne said however the total amount of narcotics involved in the Paris Montreal new York pipelines operations had an underworld value of $5.5 million. Fresh air proposal Harrisburg pa., apr prisoners on Good behaviour in Pennsylvania jails and workhouses would be permitted to spend a part of each Day outside of prison under a Bill passed thursday by the legislature. R

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