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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 16, 1963, Bennington, Vermont Clear and Cool Clear and Cool tonight lows in the 50s. Saturday fair with increasing cloudiness. Thursdays High 73 Low 52. Today at 7 a.m., 56. Precipitation in past 24 hours .35 inches. The Constellation Sagitta is visible Between Altair in Aquila and Albireo in cygnus. Bennington a Bennington Vermont Friday August 16, 1963 Anner established 1841. 60th year no. 19,258 Price 7 cents Rutland or lease plan key senators impressed is approved Montpelier apr the state of Vermont has designated the Burlington to White Creek . Section of the abandoned Rutland railway for Purchase and plans to lease it to an unidentified operating Railroad. Gov. Philip h. Hoff in announcing the Deal thursday said he is hopeful service will be resumed within two weeks along the 140-mile stretch through the Western half of the state. He noted the importance of Speed in getting the Rusty tracks in operating shape before Winter sets in. Points along the line include Burlington Middlebury Rutland and Bennington. This stretch is regarded As the most profitable Section of the Rutland railway because of the industries in the area that use rails for shipping. The Rutland has not run trains since september 1961 when some 400 workers went on strike. Later the line filed a petition for abandonment with the interstate Commerce commission. Final abandonment Date was set at aug. I of this year. State Purchase of the entire 330 Miles to track and right of Way was authorized in a $2.7 million Bond Issue Bill passed by the legislature. Under terms of an agreement Between the state and the Rutland railway the state must pay at least the net Salvage Price for any segment it designates for Purchase. The line has set a Price of $1,908,412 for the Burlington White Creek Section but this figure is subject to negotiation Between the Railroad and the Public service Board. The state Hopes to get the Railroad to agree to a lower figure. But it made a Down payment of $300,000, which is 15 per cent of the $1.9 million figure. A this Deposit does not indicate agreement with the Rutland s estimate of net Salvage value. The pub said in a letter to William i. Ginsburg railway president. Hoff declined to name the operating Railroad involved in the Deal because a it could interfere with negotiations a he brushed off hints by reporters at an in see Rutland or continued on Page 12 with test ban evidence pol if drag away demonstrators fast St. Louis police carry out some of the 170 racial demonstrators who covered the floor of the first National Bank Here thursday. The protest which started quietly got out of hand and local police called for help from Illinois state police and county sheriffs office. Demonstrators were booked for assembling unlawfully in mob form. A photo racial Roundup 170 demonstrators arrested after East St. Louis 6lay-in�?T East St. Louis i. Apr an estimated 170 persons mostly teenagers were taken into custody thursday in a a play in a at East St. Louis Banks and negro leaders said a the demonstrations will go on until our demands Are the demonstration was in protest of alleged discriminatory employment practices by Finan Cial institutions in the City. Police said 33 adults were booked for unlawful Assembly. The other demonstrators All were under 17. They were turned Over to juvenile authorities. The demonstrators met at City Hall at noon then marched in pairs to five Banks and savings and loan institutions. About an hour later they converged on the Oak is is mum on charges canal hearing was i fair Burlington apr sen. James l. Oakes of Brattleboro chairman of the Champlain waterway commission declined direct comment today on a charge the commission violated rules of fairness in its first hearing. Richard a. Snelling of Shelburne said yesterday that Oakes a obviously off and running hard for something is Long since a Public advocate of the project his commission is supposed to study and his partiality a this concept of a Public hearing is that the citizens who show for More see Page 2. State news rights group applauds St. Peter s Church bus the a Vermont March for civil rights last night endorsed Saint Peter s episcopal churches decision to coordinate a second bus of vermonters to participate in the a March on Washington for jobs and Freedom Quot aug. 28. A i Hope this group jul loudly applaud this action a John Shoemaker of Shaftsbury declared. The group did. But the approximately two Doz in individuals at the meeting last night objected strongly to the assertions in a letter to the editor of the Banner aug. 14 that cancellation of Northeast route is under attack Washington apr a civil aeronautics Board decision to end Northeast airlines operations South of new York was under attack today by Boston officials and airline employee spokesmen. The criticism was a continuation of a barrage Laid Down yesterday before the Senate aviation subcommittee by new England members of Congress and gov. Endicott Peabody of Massachusetts. The hearing was precipitated by a cab decision announced july 26 and confirmed yesterday that Northeast airlines was not needed in Competition with Eastern and National airlines Over the new York Florida air corridor and that its 1956 temporary permit should be withdrawn. The 3-2 decision directed that Northeast be returned to its original status As a new England local Carrier and be subsidized in that operation. The new englander protest that the action would deny their area adequate air transportation adversely affect the Economy Cost about 1,500 Northeast employees their jobs and tend to create a monopoly Over the Rich new York Florida air route. They generally adopted the opinion of the boards minority that three carriers Are essential on the North South route that Northeast should be continued see cancellation continued on Page 12 said Quot. A great Many Banner readers a who study their paper far More closely than outsiders realize a Are convinced that the leadership of the current bus trip to Washington not our wonderful local quakers includes some with whom the local people simply do not want their names associated. This May be wrong for them to feel this Way but i know it is a fact that they do feel so. A i am. Naive. When it comes to understanding the motivations of truly a leftist persons. Others must assess what the purposes of such people May be in demonstrations of this kind. A a prayer meeting has been called for the evening of the 28th at the Church of god. It seems to me that the. Purposes of this meeting speak for themselves particularly the phrase a to Pray that the demonstrations be protected from pretended the letter was written by Duncan Campbell of North Bennington. A it is absurd to say that some people will not be associated with the people in this group Quot William Jay Smith of Pownal chairman declared. Atty. John g. Kristensen of Guilford representing All souls universalist unitarian Church see rights group continued on Page 12 R.I. i ii ions arrant i procedures Washington apr the R.I. unions have accepted suggestions advanced by Secretary of labor w. Willard Wirtz for bargaining procedures in the jobs dispute. Never spelled out in detail the suggestions were made aug. 2 to define the limits within which bargaining could proceed. They were not intended As settlement proposals. Negotiations have sputtered to a stalemate and any optimism thursdays Union announcement May have raised soon dwindled when j. E. Wolfe chief negotiator for the railroads issued a statement saying the unions a insist give and take of collective bargaining Means they do All the taking and the railroads do All the up be treated to More than two hours of speeches by a specially invited panel of1 experts a Only after which the Public can have its say Quot Snelling added. Snelling referred to the hearing on pollution held by the Coni Mission wednesday. He testified against the waterway proposal. Oakes said he did not care to comment on Snellings charge. But he said capt. C. E. Dunton of Salisbury a Strong opponent of the waterway idea who also testified complimented the commission for holding a fair hearing. Snelling also criticized press coverage of the hearing As a second hearing was being held today at the University of Vermont Campus. First National Bank. They Lay Down on the floor virtually covering the Bank a lobby blocking customers from Teller s win Dows. Dinois state police and St. Clair county sheriffs officers were called when they refused to leave. The demonstrators were carried to police cars and sever a1 buses were pressed into service to carry them to police Headquarters. Diploma for Meredith Jackson miss. Apr James h. Meredith relaxed today with his family apparently assured of becoming the first negro to graduate from the University of Mississippi despite last minute Maneu vers by gov. Ross Barnett. An Ole miss degree seemed certain for the 30-year-old Kosciusko negro after the state College Board overrode Barnett and refused his pleas to delay Meredith a graduation sunday. Meredith rested with his wife see racial Roundup continued on Page 12 Perez Jimenez extradition set Washington a Justice Arthur j. Goldberg of the supreme court today refused to Block extradition of former venezuelan dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez. \ a i find applicants Perez Jimenez real claim to be entirely lacking in Merit a Goldbert stated. The Justice acted on a stay request while a charter air plane stood by at Miami Airport ready to whisk the former dictator Back to his Homeland to face charges that he embezzled $13 million while in office. By Ernest b. Vaccaro associated press staff writer Washington apr the chairmen of three key Senate committees agreed today that administration witnesses Are building up a Strong and effective Case for ratification of the limited nuclear test ban treaty. Chairman Richard b. Russell of the armed services committee said government diplomatic military and scientific spokesman a make a very Strong but he added that he is keeping an open mind until All the evidence is in. The Georgia Democrat said he was a impressed that the witnesses Are aware that there Are military disadvantages Quot in adhere Herence while maintaining they Are More than offset by other factors in . Favor. Sen. J. W. Fulbright d-ark., chairman of the foreign relations committee said in a separate interview that he believes the treaty is picking up votes As the hearings proceed on the basis of a very effective presentation. Sen. John o. Pastore d-r.i., chairman of the joint atomic Energy committee said he thought the Case for ratification is a terrifically Strong. If anyone had any doubts about this treaty Quot he added a i think he found a great Deal of Comfort and Assurance in the the three chairmen voted their opinions before the foreign relations committee went behind closed doors to question director John a. Mccone of the Central intelligence Agency on the Security aspects of the treaty Banning nuclear tests in the atmosphere underwater and in space. The three committees sitting jointly heard Gen. Maxwell d. Taylor testify thursday that the joint chiefs of staff of which he is chairman agreed to support ratification without any a a pressures or a farm twisting Quot from Pentagon civilian superiors. He said they based their support on assurances of i. A comprehensive aggressive and continuing weapons development and improvement in the underground testing environment permitted by the treaty. on the inside reviews of a the Browning version Quot and a dial pm for murder Quot at the Dorset playhouse a Page 2. Cuban forces invade the Bahamas to Kidnap 19 exiles a Page 3. An editorial and letters to the editor comment on local aspects of the controversial a March on Washington Quot a Page 4. Testimony ends in Wally Butts libel suit closing arguments begin today a Page 8. . Ready to accept red s inspection plan Geneva apr the United states said today it is prepared to accept Premier Khrushchev a proposal for ground observation posts on both sides of the Iron curtain to guard against Surprise nuclear attack. . Ambassador Charles c. Stelle called on the soviet delegation at the 17-nation disarmament talks to elaborate on the proposal so that agreement could be worked out on the operation of such a system. Stelle stressed that the United states would not insist on its proposed additional safety measures linked to a ground observation system such As Aerial observation Mobile ground observation teams and overlapping radars. A for our part we Are prepared to accept an arrangement limited to a system of ground observation posts Quot he said. The proposals Khrushchev made in a Kremlin speech on july 19 included observation posts at air Fields railway stations Highway junctions and ports. Soviet ambassador Semyon k. Tsarapkin expressed cautious optimism on the possibility of an agreement on control posts. But he insisted that such a measure must be linked with a reduction of armed forces in West and East Germany. Tsarapkin repeated Khrushchev a proposals that control posts should be set up at main communication centers. He devoted most of his speech to the soviet demand for the signing of a no aggression pact Between Atlantic Alliance and the Warsaw treaty countries. 2. Maintenance of modern nuclear Laboratory facilities and programs to insure continued application of human scientific resources to these programs. 3. Maintenance of facilities and resources to Institute atmospheric tests promptly if needed for National Security or if the soviet Union should abrogate the treaty. 4. Improvement of capability to detect any violations of the treaty and to maintain knowledge of sino soviet a nuclear activity capabilities and tories retain Profumo seat in commons Stratford on Avon England apr prime minister Macmillan a conservative party held on to John Profumo a seat in the House of commons today by a narrow margin that did nothing to boost its Hopes for Britain a next general election. As expected conservative candidate Angus Maude 50, a journalist was elected in the traditionally conservative Stratford District to replace the disgraced former War minister. But Maude a margin Over labor party candidate Andrew Faulds was Only 3,470 votes and Faulds and Liberal party nominee Derek Mirfin together outdistanced the conservative by 4,512 votes. Dean Rusk sees Accord possible Washington apr Secretary of state Dean Rusk said today there is a possibility of reaching agreement with Russia on measures to reduce the danger of Surprise attack provided the soviets do not Lay Down conditions about cutting East West forces in Europe or similar Steps. Rusk also told a news Confer see Rusk continued on Page 12 Taylor Navy says air mishaps kill seven san Diego Calif. Apr the Navy says seven men Are missing and presumed dead in two aircraft accidents one off Japan and one off Alaska. Both aircraft were operating out of san Diego. Only one Man aviation machinists mate George James Pul Lon or. Survived the crash of a submarine tracker plane wednesday off the Southern coast of Japan while on a flight from the aircraft Carrier Kearsarge. The second aircraft a helicopter went Down in the Gulf of Alaska during a flight yesterday from the aircraft Carrier Bennington. It also carried a Crew of four. Missing with the plane Are it. Cmdr. Lawrence Richard Allen the Pilot of Coronado Calif. It. James Raymond Melancon jr., gages Lake 111. And aviation electrician Michael John Gerou Drayton . Tax Bill tip uht ens rules on dividends provides Binger aits than . Bid Washington apr tighter rules on dividend taxation have been written into a sweeping tax reduction Bill which asks Congress to provide bigger and faster cuts than president Kennedy proposed. Of it gets a stamp of approval after an Uncertain journey through Congress the Bill would provide a net tax Relief of close to $11 billion. Kennedy originally suggested $10.3 billion. Reductions for most income taxpayers would average about 15/2 or cent. But key members of the House and Senate have already sex five suspects charged with robbing British mail train London apr five hooded figures were hustled into a Small country courthouse today and formally charged with participation in Britain a great train robbery or receiving part of the $7.2 million in loot. Three men and two women were arraigned. One of the men charged with robbery William Boal denied the charges. A detective told the court that Boal had told him during questioning a i am silly to get involved with this. I should have known the five suspects two of them Sisters appeared before a magistrate in Linslade a Village 42 Miles Northwest of London. The Village is four Miles from Weddington where a gang of bandits ambushed the night mail train from Glasgow eight Days ago and escaped with 2.5 million pounds $7.2 million. The amount of the Money recovered Rose today with a police announcement that it totalled 141,000 pounds $394,800. Two suitcases stuffed with Money were found this morning in a Wood South of London in Surrey and police began checking whether it was loot from the mail Holdup. The three men and two women were ordered held by police until aug. 24 while the nationwide Hunt continued for Cash and confederates. See robbery continued on Page 12 train robbery loot recovered mall bags from London bound train which was held up and robbed a week ago thursday Are unloaded at police Headquarters in Aylesbury. England. The bags some stuffed with Hay possibly for use As Beds were found during police search of a farm near Aylesbury. Authorities announced arrest of two men and the detention in London of two other men and a woman in connection with $7million robbery. Pressed doubts about passage this year. The House ways and Means committee completed work on the Bill and will meet again in about to Days for a final review after the measure has been drafted into legislative language. The first test for the Bill will come in the House probably Early next month. The proposed new dividend rules would trim somewhat the Over All tax benefits for persons who have a substantial income from yields on stocks. For the family holding a few shares there might be no difference or even a tax advantage. But the committees action on dividend tax benefits taken on a 13-12 vote after a Cliff hanging contest behind closed doors probably will meet a determined Republican counterattack. The present special treatment of dividend income was voted in 1954 by a Republican controlled Congress during the Eisenhower administration. Republicans contend the provision corrected Only partially what they say is double taxation of dividends. The committee also approved the Treasury a proposal to Speed up by degrees the collection of the scholar decide Iii i Lute House Library Washington a scholars and librarians have finally decided after a year of study what books will go into the we Hite House Library. James t. Babb Yale University a librarian and overseer of the project has settled on 1,780 titles in almost 2,600 volumes. Babb was chosen to direct the project by the first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. He had the assistance of two renowned historians Lyman Butterfield of Boston editor of the Adams papers and Julian Boyd of Princeton University editor of the Jefferson papers among others. The collection will include americana of every period style and Point of View. Subjects include history literature society geography science sports religion folklore music Art politics journalism and Many others. Corporate income tax. Under the Treasury plan at the end of seven years the collections would be current. The proposed new dividend Rule would eliminate in two stages the present 4-per cent credit allowed on taxes for dividend income. This would be Cut to 2 per cent on dividends paid during 1964 and would be eliminated at the end of that year. But the present provision for excluding from tax the first $50 of dividends�?$100 in the Case of stocks jointly owned by husband and wife would be modified to double the amount. I a. Russia on weather plan a a Ocee Washington apr the United states and Russia have agreed to join in a coordinated weather satellite program and joint experiments with an Echo Type communications satellite. The National aeronautics and space administration announced final approval of the agreement today. The agreement also Calls for joint contributions to satellite data to a world magnetic Survey to be conducted in 1965. The coordinated weather satellite program depends upon to abolishment by Early next a Graf a full time Tele communicate link Between Washington Moscow for the transmission of Cloud photographs and other data from experimental meteorological satellites operated by each country. Other countries will be permitted to receive the information from this link on a Cost sharing basis and ultimately the program May involve coordinated launching of operational weather satellites. The experiments with an Echo ii. 135-foot diameter passive communications satellite to be launched by Nasa before Mld-1964, will involve transmissions Between the Zemeski Observatory of the soviet Gorky state University and Britain a Jodrell Bank Observatory of the University of Manchester

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