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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 27, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 12�?Bennington Banner Friday August 27, 1965 is p v a in in apr it a i i a a v municipal court Sci fears destruction Walter Cavin of 957 Gage St. Tells the planning commission thursday night that he fears an Eastern bypass would ruin the Eastern Edge of the Village. The commission later recommended that the bypass go As far to the East As feasible from economic and engineering Points of View to avoid wholesale destruction of Homes and businesses. Highway bypass decision continued from Page i studied some years Back by state Highway engineers. In a prepared statement commission member Robert l. Hagerman listed the following reasons for opposing the builds line. A it would have Only limited use for local traffic spec ally for present and future residents of the a West end Quot for whom a bypass would be a link with North Bennington and the Northern shopping and commercial areas. A tourists would be less Apt to drive into Bennington and old Bennington of they leave Vermont 9 four or five Miles West of the Village line. A the a powerful attractions on travellers of the View from Vermont 9 would be lost of traffic is diverted North along Whipstock Hill. A the burls route would be far longer and therefore considerably More expensive. The commission also made a number of modifications in burls a recommendation for the portion of the bypass route that will skirt the Eastern Edge of the Village one of these changes received Strong support from residents of the East Mai Street Gage Street Extension and Caroline drive area who fear that the Highway will destroy their Homes and businesses and another was backed up by Paul w. Bohne and commission member f. Ellwood Allen who made it Clear they want the Road to go to the East and North of the town far in property the proposed site of a pub 11 rat i Siart of testers it Radush certificates bearing the signatures of lady Bird Johnson and Sargent Shriver were Given to 35 children and their parents today As the eight week operation head Start program for preschool children ended at Bennington colleges Nursery school. The red White and Blue certificates illustrated with Huey Louie and Dewey Duck testify that each child has completed the project head Start child development course. Noting there has been a a great run on dinner palls at area stores director Marion c. Downes looks Forward to seeing her summer charges begin their regular first Grade classes in the weeks ahead. Mrs. Downes will travel to Washington next week As a consultant to discuss future head Start plans. A there is an urgency a she said a for the writing of continuation since Shaftsbury and Rural Bennington will soon have Public kindergarten schools future head Start projects May Well be aimed at 3 and 4-year old children mrs. Downes said. Bennington drive in f North Bennington cd. Wed. Firu two Technics Ltd Jim a �?�?11 i a a ump Iii is 111 ims i j Kis treasure Silver Lake he Park and planetarium. The final change is in the location of the intersection of the bypass and . 7 North of the Bennington Flats area. Hagerman and commission chairman t. Garry Buckley both spoke out in favor of putting the intersection As close to the heavily commercialized Flats area As possible. They received vocal support from or. And mrs. Leon Boutin owners and operators of the knotty Pine Motel on North Bennington Road. The recommendations that will be included in the commissions report to the state Highway department then will be As follows a the Highway should go As far East of the Eastern part of the Village As is feasible from an engineering and economic Point of View in order to avoid destruction of Homes and businesses. The route As drawn by burls would Cross East main Street near the Broadbrook press and then continue across Gage Street and virtually obliterate Caroline drive. A the Highway should swing North and East of Molly Stark school so As to avoid the town farm and Oak Erwood Golf course. A the intersection of the bypass and . 7 North of the Flats should be As close to the Junction of . 7 and Vermont 67a As possible. Burls a route would Cross . 7 near the Watn radio Tower. The commission favored an intersection closer to the old Rutland Railroad overpass. The commissions recommendation will be included in a report that will presumably be filed soon with the Highway department. No word has yet come Down from Montpelier As to when the department will announce whether it has accepted the commissions plan or whether any changes have been made. The construction of the limited Access Highway is not scheduled for at least another 7 to to years. The commissions decision brings to an end a dispute that has been raging Over the bypass for Many years. The com funeral Martin r. Delaney Arlington funeral services were held thursday morning for Martin r. Delaney in St. Margaret Mary a Church in Arlington. The Rev. Gerald t. Buckley pastor offered the requiem mass and led the committal prayers at Evergreen cemetery Here where burial took place. A prayer service at Hanson Walbridge funeral Home Here preceded the mass. Bearers were Harry Hayden William Bahan Andrew Guber John Balch Richard Keough and Ralph Delaney. Or. Delaney a longtime resident of Arlington had formerly been employed at the Hale co. Here and at the pol graphic co. In North Bennington. Harte theatre phone 2z4990 Benning ton it now Firu sat. Eve. 6 30 amp 8 30 . Sot. Matinee 2 00 . Frank Sinatra Trevor von ryans �1 Hill Mission has been struggling with the problem since it got Down to work nearly a year ago. Early last Spring burls indicated that he favored a route to the West of old Bennington and the commission appeared to be on the verge of recommending it. This infuriated a West end residents and led to a series of Stormy meetings. Burls maintained that the Western route was the Only logical one of Only a North South bypass were being considered. State Highway planners later conceded however that planning for . 7 and Vermont could be tied together and the planners then began to lean toward the three Quarter Beatline idea. The Beatline is in effect a combination of East West and North South bypasses. Fayette on Iii unit Hoard la Ile Vav ins race Montpelier up a aides to gov. Philip h. Hoff said today the chief executive probably will ask Frederick Fayette to resign from the Highway Board of the attorney wins his Senate race in Chittenden county. Secretary of civil and military affairs Thomas Kenny said a it seems logical Hoff would ask Fayette to resign his recent appointment to the Board of elected to the re apportioned legislature. Hoff has declared his opposition to lawmakers holding Down membership on executive boards and has exacted promises from other lawmakers to quit one Job or the other of elected to the re apportioned legislature. No injury irs As car overturns in Shaftsbury a 1965 Mustang operated by Merritt j. Wilson 32, of Troy ., was totally demolished Early this morning in an Accident on East Street in Shaftsbury. State police said Wilson travelling East on East Street about i a.m., failed to make a Sharp left curve and skidded off the right Side of the Road. The vehicle then overturned coming to a rest on its top. Wilson and two passengers reported no injuries at the scene the police said. In an Accident late thursday morning on the South Stream Road in Bennington a 21-year-old new Hampshire woman Ruth m. Jewell of Jaffrey left the Highway and crashed into guard rails when she tried to catch a Large Moth that flew across her Windshield. Damage to her Auto was moderate police reported and she and a passenger Ellen Bishop of the South Stream Road were not injured. W i 111 tonight and sat. Brings his beat to the Oesch Mem presents i to Pasternak production a Panall Sloe j me Tri Cotan and ?0&Quot Rcd p= Cliff Robertson a red buttons up from the Beach cinemascope Hamilton Kin Quot turns i p Minster Isle of Shep Pey England up a a Gold ring lost by a Farmer 46 years ago was dug up tuesday in the Garden of a House built on the site. Two Readsboro youths were each fined $20 plus costs in municipal court this morning after pleading guilty to Possession of malt beverage. The pair Stephen r. Sprague 18, and Walter j. Sprague 17, were charged with having a six packs of Rheingold Beer in their Possession aug. 6 in Readsboro. In other cases judge Fienberg released a 30-year-old Shaftsbury Man on $25 bail after he pleaded not guilty to a charge of falling to make a written report on an rep. I id cml in in ii ii in it for to list speaker Glover it. Up a Republican Emory Hebard a conservative who chaired the vital House reapportionment committee last session has his Eye on the House speaker ship. Hebard running for re election from the District which includes Glover Barton Westmore Coventry Irasburg and Brownington has indicated he will seek the speakers Post left vacant by the decision of Franklin Billings of Woodstock not to seek re election. Failing in his speaker ship bid Hebard a fiscal conservative would like the chairmanship of the House ways and Means committee. Accident. The Man Raymond c. Favreau was the Driver Ai a truck involved in an Accident on Shaftsbury town Road 9 july i according to the warrant. Lawrence Carpenter 38, of Rooney a court in Bennington pleaded no contest to a charge of careless and negligent driving and was fined $35 plus costs. Village police contend that Carpenter operating a Honda motorcycle struck the rear of a car driven by Jerome w. Pellerin 19, of 124 Beech St. When Pellerin stopped for a red Light on main St. At its intersection with Valentine Street tuesday. Pellerin was charged with not being properly licensed As a result Ai the mishap. He also appeared in court pleaded guilty and was fined $15 plus costs. A charge of failing to heed a Stop sign tuesday on the Bennington College Road where it adjoins route 67a, was pressed against Leroy e. Oldham 28, of Bennington. Oldham pleaded guilty and was fined $15 plus costs. Two truck Drivers pleaded guilty by waiver to complaints lodged against their trucks. Henry j. Sauve 43, of Lafargeville Was fined $20 plus costs for operating an overloaded truck on route 7 in Shaftsbury last March 29, and Raymond h. Thompson 30, of new Preston conn., was fined $10 plus costs for driving a truck without mud flaps on the same Road in Shaftsbury aug. 19. H. J allies Wallace kilns for subdistrict 3 seat sup Erintene pendent vacancy eases possible District realignment school districts in Southern Bennington county Are face to face with the Opportunity to carry out a realignment of their supervisory unions in the near future. That Opportunity exists it was brought out during discussion thursday night among members of the it. Anthony Union school District chiefly due to the retirement of supt. Allan j. Heath of both the Bennington graded and Guare seeks year round head Start Montpelier up a the director of the Vermont office of economic Opportunity will Fly to Washington this weekend in Hopes of getting the Vermont operation head Start certified the year round. Paul Guare will sit in on briefings in the capital aimed at extending the head Start program which was begun on a Pilot basis this summer. More than 2,000 Vermont pre school children from Low income families participated in the project this year. Operation head Start one of the most successful Battles in the Federal War on poverty is designed to help disadvantaged Young children prepare for school. Guare said thursday that since the project was launched his office has come across children from Vermont who had a never seen a baseball an Orange or even a car. There was one Young boy from Northfield who has never seen a Book. Ifs really Birch posters need permit says Moore Montpelier up a the John Birch society has been notified that it cannot place society posters along ver Mong highways without a permit. The Secretary of states office thursday informed William t. Evans of Newburyport mass., an official of the society that a permit is required before posters and billboards can be erected. Outdoor advertising director Joseph Moore said reports of society signs and posters have been received from sections of Southern Vermont. Hospital notes thursday August 26 admissions Dennis Tefft Whitingham Frederick Vav. Nichols Manchester Center miss Juliette Nadeau Bennington miss Marlene Grenier r. D. 2, Hoosick Falls. Discharges mrs. Patricia Woodward and son mrs. Patricia r. Colegrove Bennington mrs. Jessie r. Fyfe and daughter Petersburg Michael j. Gaetani North Bennington. Births or. And mrs. William Reed of Dorset a daughter aug. 26. Or. And mrs. Clifford Kirkpatrick of Shaftsbury a daughter aug. 26. Or. And mrs. Robert Tifft of West Rupert a son aug. 26. Or. And mrs. Thomas Rafus of West Halifax a daughter aug. 26. Or. And mrs. Gordon Lyons of North Bennington Road a daughter aug. 26. Or. And mrs. Kenneth Eldred of r. D. 2., Hoosick Falls a sol aug. 26. It. Anthony Union districts. Heaths retirement plus the gradual disintegration of the Bennington Southwest supervisory Union headed by supt. Leon e. Wagner present the area with the Chance to re form supervisory unions into a More efficient body politic something the state department of education has wanted to do for years. Mrs. Marian Cummings of the it. Anthony Board raised the question of a just what kind of District we Are going to be hiring a superintendent for when the Board along with the graded Board seeks a successor to supt. Heath. She also outlined the things that have happened to supt. Wagner a District in recent months and years. The North Bennington High school will be absorbed into the it. Anthony Union school taking it out of the Southwest District. Seventh and eighth Grade youngsters from Pownal Shaftsbury and Woodford will no longer be in supt. Wagner a District when they attend the Union school. And they Bennington Rural school District will no longer even exist once it merges with the Bennington graded District next year. In addition the state department is planning to place the Arlington school system in the supervisory Union with Manchester and its surrounding towns taking another District away from the disappearing Bennington Southwest supervisory Union. All these changes Only leave the elementary grades i to 6, in North Bennington Pownal Shaftsbury and Woodford for the Bennington Southwest superintendent to handle. Mrs. Jane Mccullough North Bennington said she believes All this helps Clear the Way for the state to undertake its Long sought re formation of supervisory districts. Mrs. Cummings added that the state would be in a much Freer position to act As Long As there is no superintendent in heaths office this year. Franklin d. Frantz of Woodford reporting on the wednesday night meeting of the Bennington South supervisory Union in which heaths retirement was announced said it would take four to eight months to find a successor. But mrs. Mccullough and others urged that even More time be taken because practically any candidate who would take a superintendents Job during the school year would be breaking his own contract to do so. A Many people touch it the Job if it meant breaking a she noted. A you want anybody to break a while the Issue was not finally resolved the Board went ahead with plans to hire a controller or financial manager for the districts affairs during the year in which there is no superintendent. Arthur e. Wickenden of North Bennington suggested contacting a certified Public accountants firm to look for candidates for this Job. H. James Wallace of 42 Monument ave., old Bennington announced today his candidacy As a Republican for representative to the state legislature from subdistrict 3 South of the Bennington Woodford District in the newly apportioned general Assembly. Wallace 63, since 1950 has been general manager of Theben Mont papers Plant Here under its several different corporate owners since that time. He said he will be continuing in that Post under the present owner wrap Tures gift wrap inc., but indicated that the company has agreed to Grant him whatever release time is necessary for him to serve in the legislature. A for several years a Wallace said in his announcement a i have hoped that time and other personal circumstances would some Day be such that i would be Able to actively participate in Public a in the Spring of 1963,�?� he continued a i spent about 15 Days in Montpelier doing what i could to get the Rutland railway in operation again. Service on the line had been discontinued following a strike in 1961 and was never resumed by the Rutland railway corp. Which subsequently sought and obtained permission from the interstate Commerce commission to abandon its operations. Portions of the line were subsequently purchased by the state and leased to other operators. A major segment Down the Western Side of the state which serves Bennington was leased to the Vermont railway corp. Before this firm began operations Ben Mont under Wallace for a Brief time operated a connecting rail link to other lines through an arrangement with the Boston and Maine Railroad a in attending committee hearings and sessions of the state House of representatives and Senate while the Railroad legislation was being discussed a Wall ice said a i had an Opportunity to observe firsthand the Workings of our state government. I was very favourably impressed with the Way the men and women in the legislature worked with the problems at hand and i decided that i would like very much to join this in recognition of his efforts to get a return of Railroad service to the area Wallce in 1964 received the greater Benning h. James Wallace ton associations president s citation. Wallace is a native of South Hadley Falls mass. He came to Vermont 25 years ago and worked As vice president and treasurer of the Fonda Container co. In St. Albans before coming to Bennington. He is married and the father of three children a Douglas 36, a project Engineer for a paper company in Maine James 35, a doctor at the Mary Fletcher Hospital in Burlington specializing in the treatment of tutors and Martha 20, who is about to enter her Junior year at Simmons College in Boston. A if elected a Wallace concluded in his announcement a i believe i can do a Good Job representing the people of subdistrict 3. I feel my past experience in problem solving and decision making that has been required by my Day to Day bust Ness responsibilities has Given me the necessary background to do Wallace is the second Republican to announce for the two House seats allocated to his subdistrict. The other gop candidate is mrs. Lucia b. Howard of Monument Avenue Extension. George Vansantvoord a Democrat who had been the incumbent Bennington town representative before the legislative reapportionment was carried out has also announced he will seek a return to the legislature As one of the subdistrict s two representatives. New Church dedicated the most Rev. Robert f. Joyce d.d., Bishop of Burlington officiates at the dedication thursday night of the new our lady of Fatima Church in Wilmington. At left is father Gelineau of the chancery office in Burlington and at right is father Clancy of Readsboro. About 300 persons attended with about 50 priests from All Over Vermont and three monsignor. First mass in the Church designed by William m. Kirby or. Of Williamstown was held last Christmas eve. Wolter Ken Mutton briefs Vermont veterans of world War i department meeting has been called for 2 . Sunday at Odd Fellows Hall in Rutland. A service officer will be present to answer questions on pensions and hospitalization. Lunch will be served. A rehearsal for All officers of it. Anthony chapter. No. I order Eastern Star will be held monday at 7 30 . At masonic Temple. The first regular meeting of the chapter will be held sept. I at 8 . This will be Friendship night. Or. And mrs. William h. May hew and family of Wyckoff n.j., have returned to their Home after visiting for two weeks at the Home of or. Mayhew a parents or. And mrs. J. Henry Mayhew of pleasant Street. A Buffet lunch will be served As usual at the veterans of Stork a averages Dow Jones Bache amp co., Albany noon 30 industrials 898.32 2.14 20 railroads 219.30 .86 15 utilities 155.87 .91 composite average 316.66 1.08 sales 2,880,000 foreign wars rooms tonight. Edgar t. Carlson an Industrial Engineer for Union Carbide consumer products division Here for the last two years made a round of farewells today. He has been transferred to the firms Fremont Ohio Plant where he will work in a similar capacity

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