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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 15, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner thursday August 15, 1963 around Vermont funeral set for Middlebury professor Middlebury apr funeral services will be held Friday in Mead memorial Chapel at Middlebury College for or. Allen m. Cline emeritus professor of history. Cline 82, died yesterday at Porter Hospital. He had suffered a cerebral Haemorrhage on monday. Airline May run Burlington Airport Burlington a Burlington a Airport commission is negotiating with officers of Northern airways inc. On a contract with Northern for the total operation of the Airport. Negotiations have been under Way Between Northern and the Airport commission to have the airline take Over operation of the entire Airport. Northern is now under contract to operate All facilities and services beyond the Fence that separates the runway and taxi strip from the administration building. This includes supplying fuel service repairs tie Down service operation of hangar space and maintenance of runways. Northern officials and the commission Are exploring the possibility of substantial financial savings resulting from More efficient use of manpower. Winooski faces school overcrowding Winooski a a request by Winooski that the City be relieved of High school students from Colchester was received tuesday by the state Board of education but no action was taken until Pupil figures Are supplied by the City. Winooski facing a serious school crowding problem a few months ago asked the state Board if they be permitted to exclude Colchester students in Grade 9 and above. Last month Winooski school supt. Lafayette l. Saucier announced the Junior senior High school will run split sessions this fall. Or. John r. Fitzgerald chairman of the Winooski school Board said tuesday night a we done to have any extra he said last year there were 35 High school students from Colchester. This year Between to and 15 new ninth graders Are expected. Dupont appointed to historical group Montpelier apr the development department announced wednesday the very Rev. Gerald e. Dupont president of St. Michael a College has been appointed a trustee of the onion River historical association. The association has been organized by a group of vermonters to present a continuing summer historical drama based on Early Vermont history which would be presented six nights a week annually. The group is investigating possible Sites for the production. Teachers Camporee begins sunday Fairlee apr the fourth annual leadership Camporee will be held at Camp Billings sunday and monday for officers and leaders of 60 teachers associations in Vermont. Harold c. Raynolds of Pomfret chairman of the state education Board will talk on the states educational problems. Newton h. Baker director of teacher certification in the education department will discuss prospects of certification revision. The sessions Are sponsored by the Vermont education association in cooperation with the National education association. Huff to meet with emergency Board j Montpelier apr gov. Boff and the emergency Board will hold an All Day meeting today to discuss a wide Range of subjects. An aide to the governor said algae control in St. Albans Bay and state efforts to have service resumed on parts of the Rutland railway Are among items on the Agenda. Sen. John la. Boylan a Essex a Board member will be absent. He is recuperating from a mild heart attack. Boylan is at Orleans county memorial Hospital where he was reported doing Well. The Board meeting is about the last item of business for Hoff before he starts a two week vacation. Over in new York scouts get Navy style sea weekend Cohoes a nine scouts of ship 44, explorer Post will participate in a unique cruise this weekend when they join the Crew of the Coates a Navy destroyer in the Atlantic. The explorers will make an Atlantic trip of two Days boarding the destroyer in new Haven conn., saturday morning and returning to the same port sunday night. While aboard the Cohoes youths will participate in most Crew activities such As swabbing decks Chipping paint Etc. They will share Crew quarters and mess during their two Day Ronald Sawyer adviser and Joseph Wilcox assistant adviser will supervise the Post during the weekend. Down in Berkshire Sprague plans �15 million Bond Issue North Adams a the Sprague electric co. Here said that it will offer a $15 million debenture Bond Issue later this month. The company proposes to use $13 million from the proceeds to refund existing debt while the balance will be added to working capital. Sprague electric manufactures distributes and Sells electronic and electrical circuit components. Gate gambling probed in North Adams North Adams a the License commission will hold a hearing monday night on a complaint that a poker game has been going on in a Booth at the Corner cafe 53 state St. George l. Heisler chairman of the commission announced wednesday morning that the Board will meet at 7 . Monday in the conference room at City Hall on a complaint filed tuesday by capt. William h. Garner acting chief of police. Capt. Garner said a local woman claimed she had watched three men and a woman playing poker in a Booth for three hours last saturday night and that at least $10 was in Plain View. She further alleged that the games is a weekly occurrence capt. Garner reported. Joseph Pontier proprietor of the cafe said tuesday the complaint was unfounded. Closeout Sale of 103 d resses 5 to 15 formerly to $59.95 a Small group of Coats arum suits at closeout prices pc Kpeji Ono Wsul main St Bennington hotel Putnam Block a recreation debated at is. Industry theme Champlain hearing area legislators Back Portsmouth Yard probe continued from Page i departments be a a alerted to the project too. The nine member commission headed by sen. James l. Oakes a Windham county and including rep. Joseph j. Caracciola a Bennington heard testimony from a panel of five experts on water pollution then turned the session Over to the Public. Obviously Well represented were members of a Ney Lake Champlain committee formed last May by Vermont and new York state residents who oppose the waterway. They were headed by capt. Chauncey e. Dunton of Salisbury a retired sea Captain who charged that sewage garbage and Oil wastes from oceangoing ships plying the proposed waterway would ruin the multimillion Dollar recreation business on Lake Champlain. He called the idea a a catastrophe of major proportions a and said the claims of those who say pollution could be controlled Are members of the panel of experts were Reinhold w. Thieme Vermont water resources commissioner William Albert chief of the water pollution control division of the Vermont department of water resources Melvin e. Scheidt program advisor for the water resources planning Section of the , Public health service John Hayden assistant chief of the division of engineering . Maritime administration and prof. Hovhaness Heukelekian chief of the department of environmental science at Rutgers University. Sen. Oakes made Clear at the outset that the hearings Are chiefly to determine the need for a full feasibility study of the project. The matter of setting a depth for the improved water passage has not yet been decided he said nor has the Cost been estimated any closer than a rough figure of $1 billion. The hearings by the new Vermont commission composed of three state senators three representatives and three citizens precede a series of hearings scheduled this fall by the International . And Canada joint commission on the Champlain waterway . Also at work on the proposal is a Board appointed by the . Known As a in Kochamp a the interstate new York and Vermont commission on Champlain. Other legislators on the Vermont commission besides Oakes and Caracciola Are sen. John j. Of Briend Chittenden county sen. Daniel Ruggles Iii a Washington county rep. Samuel a. Parsons a Hubbardton and rep. Richard Mallary a Fairlee. The three citizens Are mrs. Thomas Sorrell and John Dinse both of Burlington and sen. Noel Viens a grand Isle county who is also a member of inc Champ. Scheidt outlined some of the Many studies that still must be made before the project could be started and urged the commission to a place in perspective the relatively Small amount of sewage and other pollution caused by ships compared with that caused by communities and tributaries along Lake Champlain. He said the a tremendously grow Inge number of Small pleasure crafts could cause a More serious pollution problem than the oceangoing cargo vessels. Few municipalities have adequate regulations to control Harbor sanitation Scheldt noted although some marinas Are starting to provide connections for Small boats to pump out their sewage on land instead of dumping it overboard. This is an area which communities and states need to look into and a Federal inter Agency committee is also developing criteria for the handling of wastes from vessels he said. Hayden explained that his Agency the . Maritime administration is not a regulatory body but is comparable to the . It is a government Agency that subsidizes ship construction to help sustain american shipbuilding concerns so vessels Are available in time of War or other emergency. As such it has some control Over some kinds of ship construction and design. Hayden outlined some ways in which ships contribute to pollution and also told of three possible methods used to avoid it. These Are i. Total retention aboard ship of All wastes which he said is costly in terms of weight and ship space 2. Aerobic bacteria treatment in which wastes Are retained briefly while bacteria is neutralized then dumped overboard and 3. Small retention tanks and treatment by grinding and Chlorina Ting before dumping. The latter he said is both acceptable to health authorities and workable for commercial vehicles. Heukelekian said the Many uses of a water resource such As Champlain include drinking water Industrial recreational navigational Power generation and a medium for waste disposal. There Are a no serious technical problems preventing the compatibility of All these uses he noted. Although the waterway would change the lakes status such change has been going on since the first settlers he said adding that in View of the possibility of pollution from various sources control measures would be mandatory. He said Bethought the problems would be a immeasurably smaller than the benefits involved in the project. Thieme who is also co chairman of inc Champ traced the development of Vermont a pollution control Laws noting that the state has responsibility for control of All pollution originating within its boundaries. Control Over the waterway would depend on the Type of plan devised he said although two generalizations hold True Lake Champlain is a the last of the Large clean lakes in the nation and should be guarded against pollution and any increase in its use would bring about a decrease in Quality of its Waters. Thieme recommended full investigation and review by Vermont and Federal authorities. While Vermont is proud of its achievements in this Field he said Federal Law authorizes ant pollution measures if states fail pm s Al ii a i Mil 9 or Alfa / this minute classics1 the collared Cardigan in in soft As a Cloud orlon acrylic. The Box pleated skirt stitched smooth Over the hips in 100�o Wool flannel. Dyed to match in Brand new the season colourings. Teal Green Berry Camel and Black. The skirt also in Grey. Sweater 34 -42. Skirt sizes 8-18 to take Steps to control the problem. Albert noted that this year 70 per cent of All Domestic municipal sewage in Vermont is being treated before it is allowed to flow into the states Waters. Lake Champlain he said is divided into two categories of Waters the Broad Lake itself which is a quite clean a and the coves and Shore areas which have a Light to modest pollution problems. Chief spokesman for the opponents Dunton stressed the Factor of Marine accidents. He said that Only a month ago a Barge Accident in Albany resulted in heavy Oil spillage and contamination. As traffic increases on Champlain he said the chances of accidents increase. In addition he claimed that because of the Lack of tidal action or Strong currents in the Lake Oil spills and other pollution would simply accumulate instead of being washed away. A band of supporters applauded vigorously when Dunton concluded. Later in reply to a question from Oakes Dunton claimed that All sport fishing in Champlain would be ruined As he said it has been in the great lakes chiefly because of the Lamprey eel which follows Ocean going ships Inland and destroys game fish. Rep. Fred Westphal of Elmore a Marine Engineer another member of the committee reiterated several of capt. Dunton a objections As did George Hagar of Burlington also a committee member who read a statement of opposition from cmdr. H. Kent Hewitt us re of Orwell former commander of the . Eighth Fleet in the Mediterranean during world War ii. Allen Beach of Basin Harbor who said he has been in the resort business 54 years and has a seen a lot of politicians and commissions come and go protested the existing pollution in Champlain and said raw sewage can be seen in Many areas of the Lake. A a who a going to insist that ships built in Japan or Russia or Greece have devices such As incinerators or retention tanks to Stop them from tossing refuse overboard Beach asked. Speaking for the waterway was col. William j. Slator of Middlebury publisher and editor of the weekly Addison Independent who told of his recent cruise up the St. Lawrence Seaway and great lakes in which he saw Little or no evidence of pollution or debris. Slator challenged the a lurid picture of catastrophe painted by Dunton. He also said that fishing and the recreation Industry is on the upswing along the St. Lawrence and thousand Island area. Grave doubts about the waterway were expressed by two Ulm professors. Or. Frederic o. Sargent a land economist outlined four principle goals in which Vermont holds Scenic and recreational values improving income and Job opportunities efficiency in Public expenditure and retaining local autonomy. He strongly questioned whether the waterway would enhance any of them but said that an Independent Cost Benefit study would be needed to prove it for certain. Sargent con tended that the same amount of expenditure for other purposes would bring far greater gains to Vermont. Or. Milton Potash of the Ulm zoology department a biologist told of the a Subtle changes that would come to the Lake. Treated sewage dumped in the Lake becomes nitrates and phosphates which act like fertilizer on water plants and stimulate the growth of weeds. This Factor plus silting plus prevailing Westerly winds could mean the gradual extinction of game fish such As Perch and Bass which spawn in Sandy shallow areas he said. Strong doubt about the waterway also came from Harry Davis of Burlington president of the state federation of fish and game clubs who noted the a big business of fishing in Vermont and said the Quality of the water must be maintained. A number of other Lakeshore residents expressed vociferous opposition. Richard Snelling of Shelburne a lakefront property owner called attention to what Washingto n apr six Maine and new Hampshire members of Congress met wednesday with Union officials and agreed to support requests for a Senate investigation of labor and management practices at the Portsmouth n.h., naval shipyard. Requests for the investigation have been received from major unions at the Yard seeking to refute statements by Navy officials made to Maine congressmen last week charging the Yard is not competitive with private shipyards. The officials charged civilian employees a just wont a seventh member of Congress sen. Tom Mcintyre r-n.h., reserved judgment on his support of the request. He expressed fear that an investigation would raise the Broad question of Competition Between government and private Industry. Officers of the Portsmouth c i Vil service workers Union said they would seek the support of sen. Edmund s. Muskie a Maine who did not attend yesterday s meeting. The president of the 3,000-Mem-Ber Union Jamesc. Guyette said shipyard workers and citizens atre angered Over what they feel was unjust criticism by the chief and Deputy chief of the Bureau of ships adms. William Brockett and Charles Curtze. Guyette and other Union officers said Thev Are confident workers and will be cleared of alleged inefficiency. They said they want a full investigation to include what they described As management practices which slow production. The civil service Union disagreed with the Metal services Union and said investigation by he thought was disagreement among the experts in which Scheidt indicated it will take Many years before the scope of the pollution problem is known while Hayden said the technology of pollution prevention is already known. Snelling said that doctors know the technology of bringing dead persons Back to life but that he want to risk his life to prove such theories. Either the Navy or Congress would serve the same purpose. The Metal Union had first asked for a Senate government operations subcommittee investigation then asked an investigation by assistant Navy Secretary Kenneth Belieu and Brockett and finally asked for a special committee of Congress members from Maine Massachusetts and new Hampshire to make it. Senate and House members at wednesday s meeting generally agreed with Guyette. Guests did complain new York apr the operating procedure of Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz in musical collaboration has mod fied through the years. The pair Are now completing music and lyrics for Mary Martin s new musical a a Jennie at Dietzs Home. When they first started collaborating 35 years ago the partners recently recalled they worked in a series of hotel rooms but finally abandoned that method because complaints of other guests about nocturnal composing kept them on the move. Telephones bus ins is 443-6800 newsroom 442-3800 d splay advert is in. .443-2684 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. Horn delivery by Carri and motor dal Ivory 7t per Day subscription rates by mail 50 i. 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