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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 31, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Ion Bennington Banner tuesday August 31, 196 municipal our four Manchester area youths each were fined $25 including costs in municipal court monday for possessing alcoholic beverages when they were under age. Pleading guilty to the charge were John Bishop 16, of Stratton and Bronxville . Craig Fedor 17, of Chester and Londonderry Marcel Gasquet 18, of Stratton and Elmhurst . And Robert Schmitz 16, of East Dorset and Summit . States atty. R. Marshall Witten said that a Manchester officer on a routine Check at a dance at the Southern Vermont Art Center saturday was told by policemen on duty there that disquiet might have some alcohol in his Possession. Therefore the officer followed Gasquet when he left the dance in his car along with another car. Minutes later the two cars stopped apparently to Transfer the six packs of Beer from Gas Quets car to the other one. When the youths saw the officer approaching Witten said they quickly hid the Beer under the front seat of Gasquet s car. The officer asked the youths where the Beer was and Bishop replied a what Beer Quot Gasquet however admitted that Fedor had Given him the Beer. Fedor in turn said he had found it by the Roadside. The officer noted that the Beer was still cold and Fedor replied that it was a cold night out Witten continued. Judge George m. Ulenberg warned the youths he would change their fines and possibly give them jail sentences of they refused to Tell him where they got the Beer. They were unable to come up with an answer but later during the court session a Manchester policeman reported that he had the necessary information. Also in municipal court monday was Herbert e. Stratton 26, of Harvard Street who received a total Fine of $200 after pleading guilty to four counts of fraud. Stratton was charged with making a false statement in regard to unemployment compensation on four separate occasions earlier this year. He also was sentenced to 30 Days in the county jail on each count but these sentences were suspended and Stratton placed on probation with the special provision that he make full restitution of $168 to the state department of employment Security. David w. Lafountain 18, of 124 Leblanc ave., was fined to the full extent of the Law after pleading guilty to two counts of speeding both last saturday on route 7. Witten said police stopped la Fountain just South of the Village of Manchester at about 3 10 . Thirty five minutes later he was again apprehended for speeding in Shaftsbury. Lafountain was released aug. La from the House of correction after serving a four month sentence for Petty larceny. In recommending the unusually Large Fine Witten remarked that a the respondent was driving like a maniac on the Public the Fine was for $50 on the first count and $100 on the second. Timothy Hohn 21, of Stamford received a sentence at the House of correction of la months to three years for breaking and entering at night and for grand larceny. Judge Ulenberg ordered the unusual minimum sentence of 11 months because Hohn who pleaded guilty to the charges july 7, already had spent 30 Days in the county jail pending a pre sentence investigation. The complaint against Hohn alleges that he broke into the Stamford elementary school on june 6, 1963 and stole More than $100 in goods. Not guilty pleas to charges of breach of peace and grand larceny were entered for Frederick Reynolds jr., 17, of Manchester Center because the youth failed to appear in court with an adult. Bail was set at $500 on the grand larceny charge which alleges that Reynolds stole a Radiator from Carl Fisher in Manchester aug. 7, and $200 on the breach of peace charge which alleges that he smashed windows in the Manchester chamber of Commerce building Early monday morning. James Wright 36, of Woodford Bennington drive in last time tonight the train will carry you to the Peak of adventure was released on $100 Ball after he pleaded not guilty to a charge of falling to feed his dog. In motor vehicle cases James r. Wodal 27, of Manchester Center was fined $100 plus Costa after pleading guilty to leaving the scene of an Accident. Witten said the respondent collided with another car on Hunt Street in Bennington sunday. The court dismissed an additional complaint against Wodal of being intoxicated the same Day. Marie l. Rogers 24, of Pownal pleaded guilty to speeding on the Green acre Flats in Bennington sunday and was fined $15 plus costs. Amos Bishop sr., 71, of Woodford pleaded no contest to careless and negligent driving on route 9 in Woodford june 22 and was fined $35 plus costs. Witten said Bishop made a left turn in front of an oncoming car and failed to signal. David l. Mercer 27, of 236 division St., was fined $50 plus costs for violating the Law of the Road aug. 21 on route 9 in Woodford. Witten said Mercer took his eyes off the Road and collided with an oncoming vehicle. An alternate 30-Day sentence in the county jail will be imposed of Mercer Falls to his Fine by Friday. Raymond p. Wenzel 25, of Monroeville pa., was fined $35 plus costs after pleading no contest to a charge of careless and negligent driving. Wenzel went through guard rails on Monument Avenue Extension where it is joined by Dewey Street saturday night according to Witten. George h. Whitman 57, of 202 division St., was fined $15 plus costs after he pleaded guilty to a charge of permitting David b. Whitman an unlicensed person to drive his car on Park Street Extension aug. 23. Judge Ulenberg ordered an alternate sentence of to Days in the county jail for Whitman. Robert Clark 20, of Bennington pleaded no contest to a charge of driving to endanger on Park Street saturday. He was fined $35 plus costs and a 30-Day sentence in the county jail which was suspended Clark being placed on probation until the Fine and costs Are paid. Hamilton s. Gasque 51, of Deal ., pleaded no contest to a charge of careless and negligent driving which resulted in an Accident on route 30 in Winhall aug. La. He was fined $35 plus costs. Daniel j. Wood 21, of Danby pleaded guilty to speeding on route la and 30 in Winhall saturday and was fined $15 plus costs. William j. Brown 18, of 806 Gage St., pleaded guilty to a charge of driving an a inspected motor vehicle and no contest to a charge of careless and negligent driving on the East Road aug. 20. Witten said Brown left the Road at about 2 45 ., whacked a tree and hit the broadside of a barn. He cited drinking and speeding As causes of the Accident. Judge Ulenberg ordered a $15 Fine including costs for the youth for driving an a inspected vehicle and a $50 Fine plus costs on the careless and negligent driving charge. An alternate 30-Day suspended county jail sen tense also was ordered and Brown who was placed on probation with the provision that he not be allowed to own or operate a car until further order of the court. Walter m. Zelma 21, of Lake pleasant mass., pleaded guilty to a charge of careless and negligent driving on route too in Readsboro saturday. He was fined $35 plus costs and Given until Friday to the Fine. If he fails to meet the deadline a 15-Day county jail sentence will be imposed. Harland k. Young 24, of North Bennington pleaded no contest to careless and negligent driving on route 67a near its Junction with . 7 aug. La and was fined $35 plus costs. Witten said Young took his eyes off the Road and hit a car in front of him. Bradley c. Stevens 19, of Shaftsbury and Kenneth p. Denio 18, of Bennington both pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to heed the Stop sign aug. 24 on the Bennington College Road where it joins route 67a. Their fines were $15 plus costs. Emille Lemerdy 36, of Palm Beach fla., pleaded guilty to careless and negligent driving on route la and 30 in Winhall republicans a almost ready to offer More House candidates posted Pussies a not marked Quot special handling Quot but requiring it just the same were these two week old Kittens found monday by a Bennington mailman in one of the few mailboxes which take packages Here. Scotch taped into a Beri boned milk Carton bearing the scrawled plea Quot please take care of me a the babies were shipped posthaste by Post office employees to miss Jean Henry of the Bennington county humane society. Miss Henry guessed it was the work of children who Quot pushed the panic Button Quot when their oldsters told them to get rid of the cats. Quot its an awful Way to begin a week Quot the humane society president said. Gof splinters continued from Page i handed to a heavily attended news conference. With nothing to report they soon were bombarded with questions on the debate about splinter groups which Are criticized for draining Energy and Money away from the regular party organization. Gov. Robert e. Smyllie of Idaho chairman of the gop governors association was eager to throw punches with both fists. He said it was time to discuss the Independent groups and a have it out on the floor. He suggested that their spokesmen be invited to air gripes to members of the committee. Senate Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen 111., and House Leader Gerald r. Ford mich., both indicated they Felt the splinters were not a Long Range problem. To Syrk or Karrl Ion Whiting it. Up a Veteran Addison county Republican sen. Irving Eastman says he will run again this fall for the legislature. Eastman a native vermonter and a resident of Whiting will be seeking his third Senate term. He had served two previous terms in the House. Eastman is the fifth Republican to announce his candidacy for the two Senate seats Given Addison county. Last thursday. Witten said Lemerdy lost control of his car on a curve and struck guard posts. He was fined $35 plus costs. In a special arraignment saturday John j. Scanlon 45, of Troy ., pleaded guilty to speeding and not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol on . 7 in Bennington saturday. He was fined $15 on the first offence and released on $25 bail in the second. In waiver cases Fred j. Gentile 42, of Bridgeport conn., pleaded guilty to charges of speeding and of passing on a Hill when the Way was not Clear. He pleaded guilty to both counts and was fined $20 including costs on the first and $25 including costs on the second. Gentile was apprehended on . 7 in Bennington Friday according to the warrant. Donald e. Monette 19, of Williamstown mass., pleaded guilty to driving with defective equipment on . 7 in Pownal aug. 23 and was fined $15 including costs. Ralph r. Burdick 34, of Clarksburg mass., was fined $10 including costs after pleading guilty to driving a truck not properly equipped with flares on . 7 in Pownal saturday. Leo p. Sondrini 35, of Berkshire mass., and Gregory Panacea 37, of Worcester mass., both pleaded guilty to parking in a no parking zone on . 7 in Pownal and were each fined $10 including costs. Panacea did it saturday and Sondrini aug. 21, according to the complaints. Bennington briefs h esp inf n presents Burt Lancaster. N r Rak f a a s Wix la a rom cowboys a hons Anc use a Navillon mfg colom Harte theatre Hong 74940 Bennington it last time tonight eve. 7 30 . In harms Way starts tomorrow eve. 6 30 amp 8 32 . Sot. Mat. 2 . ii a a ill Ili right last time tonight amorous of Moil timbers technicolor vision and us recent visitors to the 8-mlle Long Scenic Whiteface Mountain memorial Highway in Wilmington ., were or. And mrs. Ernest Shepard and or. And mrs. James come of pageant Street. Or. And mrs. Adrian Lane of North Bennington have visited the Monorail at the new York worlds fair. Members of the altar Rosary society of St. Francis de sales Church will meet at Gibney Man awaits penalty on theft c a 26-Yearold Bennington Man is being held in $1,000 bail in the county jail pending pre sentence investigation which arose from the theft of clothes and other articles from Saul a department store on North Street Here. Village police arrested James e. Harrington of 118 pleasant St. Sunday Only a Short time after the theft had been reported by Saul Miller owner of the store. Officers Donald Greenslet and William Pulver said they found the stolen articles in Harrington a apartment when they arrested him. Harrington appeared in municipal court monday morning on charges of breaking and entering in the night time and Petty larceny. The second charge was dropped but the first a felony to which he pleaded guilty will result in sentencing following the investigation. Harrington was on parole at the time of the theft according to Deputy probation and parole officer Daniel j. Holland. Hospital notes monday. August 30 admissions miss Helen Antonio miss Sylvia Bishop miss Stephanie Cole David Williams Bennington miss Shara Lyn Fowler Manchester mrs. Juanita Vadakin Shaftsbury mrs. Mary Rose Hoosick Falls mrs. Ruth Sawyer Whitingham Douglas Gifford Eagle Bridge . Discharges mrs. Frances Stafford mrs. Pattricia Lyons and daughter Bennington mrs. Sandra Kirkpatrick and daughter Shaftsbury mrs. Lillian Eldred and son Hoosick Falls John Mulligan jr., Greenwich . Open Hon up ibid at Mew school of mrs. Porter an open House for parents and friends was held monday night by mrs. Betsey Porter at the new pre primary private school which she will be operating this year at her Home at 914 main St. Mrs. Porter who for several years taught elementary grades in Bennington Village Public schools reported she has an enrolment of 15 children in each of her planned morning and afternoon classes. The school will be operated in a Large second floor room in a former barn adjoining the rear of the Porter Home. There is also a Large Yard with appropriate play equipment for the children. The remodelling of the classroom and construction of much of the schools furniture and teaching aides were done by mrs. Porters husband Kenneth. The new school will begin its sessions next tuesday. Stork a Vera firs Dow Jones Bache amp co., Albany noon 30 industrials 895.96 .33 20 railroads 218.69�?.08 15 utilities 155.27 �?.33 composite average 315.75 a .08 totals 2,270,000 Haynes amp Kane funeral Home at 8 . Wednesday to recite the Rosary for member miss Jennie Cone. The first meeting of District no. 6, practical nurses association of Vermont will be held wednesday at 8 p. In. At the Lodge of Putnam memorial Hospital. There will be election of officers and a discussion of the program for the coming year. Mrs. Margaret Woodard of Bennington was hostess at a dance party at Jermayn Hall in White Creek saturday night. There were 70 guests. Louis and Larry Mears and by Morse provided music for round and Square dancing. Raymond Allen and Viola Gulley won first prize in the twist. Bennington Village police Are investigating the apparent theft of some $2 in dimes from Empire cleaners on Gage Street. Police were notified that some time monday night a drawer to a laundry bag dispensing machine was pried out and the Money taken. The office of or. Dewitt Lewis optometrist will be closed until sept. I. Adv. Aug. 31 its. Asks control of 1 spal Achian trod property Washington up a the Interior department today recommended passage of Federal legislation to perpetuate the appalachian Trail a 2,000 mile hiking path that runs through Scenic Countryside from Maine to Georgia. The legislation would authorize the Secretary of the Interior department to Purchase lands from willing Sellers along the Trail and to take other Steps to preserve and promote it. About 40 per cent of the Trail through the appalachian mountains crosses private land. A portion of the appalachian Trail is also a portion of the Long Trail which runs the entire length of Vermont. The overlapping stretch begins at the Massachusetts line and runs North to the area of Killington Mountain where it turns East toward new Hampshire and Maine. Two accidents Bennington Village police monday investigated two automobile accidents involving minor damage to the vehicles involved but no injuries. At the intersection of main and Valentine streets about 5 10 . A 1958 rambler operated by Greg dire Ginzbarg of Hoosick Falls ., was in collision with a 1963 Cadillac operated by Modelska g. Graves of 124 Elm St. About 7 . On main Street two cars collided one owned and operated by Gary Hoag of Morgan Street Extension and the other owned by Liggett Bosworth motor sales of North Bennington Road and operated by Hugh Perkins of Shaftsbury. Thrupp parochial schools to open Here wednesday Bennington a three Catholic schools will operate on special schedules for the first week of school. At Bennington Catholic High school freshmen and sophomores will begin classes wednesday sept. I and seniors and juniors the following Day. The Saint Frances de sales Academy also opening wednesday will hold classes until 11 45 . The first Day and until noon thursday and Friday. Half sessions will be held pm All three Days at the sacred heart school. Enrolment figures and faculty changes for the schools will appear in the Banner As soon As they Are made available. Bennington and Woodford republicans almost but not quite have several More candidates to run in the local legislative offices for which special primary and general elections will be held this fall. At a meeting monday night of members of the two towns Republican committees mrs. Daisy l. Myers Veteran Woodford town representative All but said she is a candidate for one of the two House seats from subdistrict 2 East of the Benning ton Woodford legislative District. But she stopped Short of a formal announcement. Mrs. Myers did Tell her fellow republicans that she has had her nomination petitions for the primary ready for two weeks but that she has until sept. 8 to actually file them a if she decides to do so. Sept. 8 is the deadline by which the nominating petitions for House seats in District 3 must be filed with Bennington town clerk miss Mary Hodeck who also serves As the districts election clerk. As for other candidates Bennington town Republican chairman j. Duncan Campbell noted that it was not his prerogative to announce for any office seekers that this was up to the candidates themselves. But he reported that two other Bennington republicans Are a seriously considering entering the political lists and he put the word Thompson continued from Page i instructor was dismissed from teaching in Vermont because of his views and attitudes. Neither does it mention that the president of the group is a former fifth amendment communist. Some wonder if possibly there Are not other objectives such As voter registration and teaching a civil disobedience which is not featured. A most vermonters Are not behind a a Vermont in Mississippi project and feel that Mississippi can handle their own problems. A the project in question claims to have the support of prominent citizens in Jackson Mississippi. We wonder a does it really have the support of the prominent citizens the mayor chamber of Commerce professional people veterans groups fraternal and social organizations a we observe that Many who Lead this project Are not our staunch leading citizens vociferously oppose our nations Viet Nam policy and object strenuously to the House committee on in american activities. Are these not communist objectives they also support known pacifists pacifist organizations and other questionable groups such As a act a acc and Acle. A it would appear that recent problems in the South Are not caused by our coloured friends but by Northern agitators who have taken to causing unrest. A we wish the responsible citizens of your state would let us know about these projects and would appreciate letters to the editors of our newspapers with your Frank opinions. Warren h. Taylor red Rutland Morse to. Sole Ridder Oil Road Montpelier William h. Morse construction co. Of Bennington was the Only and therefore the apparent Low bidder Ona project calling for the widening and other improvements of . 7 in area of Green Mountain Park Racetrack in Pownal the Vermont department of highways reported monday. The project Calls for the adding two extra lanes to the existing two Lane Highway at the approaches to both Racetrack entrances. The extra lanes will allow for the separation of through traffic from traffic turning into the track. Also to be constructed will be signs Over the Highway to direct motorists into the proper Lane. The Morse company bid $72,-293 for the work a department spokesman reported. Bids were opened at the departments Headquarters Friday. I mile North of Latham Circle Box office open to . To 10 a in. Phone 5-8559 final production of 1965 season now thru sunday Eddie Rich presents Dennis Betty 0 Keefe Field in jul cmdr he by Sumner Arthur Lone Keur noun Eves. 8 40 sat. 5 15 amp 9 15 Sun. 3 amp 8 . Child free with each paid ticket sat. 5 15 amp Sun. 3 . Shows. Tickets at Box office by phone or write Box 186, Latham . Tickets also Bennington Book shop a a seriously in a definite positive context. The two Are Joseph j. Carac Ciola of Hunt Street former Bennington town representative who May be running for one of the two House seats from subdistrict i North. The other is Bennington Village president Salvatore Santarcangel who May be a candidate for one of Bennington county a two Senate seats. Also present at the meeting were the local republicans three candidates who have already announced their intentions. They Are h. James Wallace and mrs. Lucia b. Howard candidates for the two House seats from subdistrict 3, and David j. Allen candidate for one of the two House seats in subdistrict i. The town committees members discussed plans for the up \ Liaise zoning r r Roan to Hoar three appeals the Bennington Village zoning Board of adjustment wednesday night will conduct hearings and make decisions on applications for three variances to the Village zoning ordinance. The session will begin at 7 30 at the Village offices. The applications in each Case represent an Appeal to the Board of adjustment taken on the decision of the villages zoning inspector. One Appeal is being made by or. William d. Worthington for the construction of a building on 316-318 Dewey St. For the practice of paediatrics. A second Appeal is being made by Kenneth Corey who seeks certain variances in the construction of a one family dwelling on the Burke property on Browning place. The third Appeal is being made by Virgin to n. Max Perrott for the away Max Oil firm. The business wants to move its Oil storage tanks nearer to Hunt Street to allow for the running of a new High tension line along a right of Way across the business property. As the right of Way is now planned the Oil tanks would be directly underneath. It Ihil Iiara miss m4ry Jane conf miss Mary Jane Jennie Cone who died unexpectedly at her Home on depot Street monday morning was the daughter of Francis and Catherine Craven Cone. She was the last of seven children. Born in Bennington she had attended St. Francis de sales Academy and was a member of St. Francis de sales Church. For Many years she had worked for Ryan and of Connor milliners and it was from this position she Learned the millinery Trade. Survivors Are several nieces and nephews including mrs. Earl s. Hurley with whom she made her Home Francis w. Phelan of Belmont mass. Miss Catherine Cone Francis and Robert Cone All of Bennington. She was a member of the Rosary society of St. Francis de sales Church who will meet wednesday at 8 . At the Gibney Haynes amp Kane funeral Home to recite the Rosary. Friends May Call at the funeral Home today and wednesday from 7 to 9 . And for the Rosary recitation at 8 wednesday. The funeral will be held with a prayer at 8 30 . Thursday at the funeral Home followed by services in St. Francis de sales Church at 9. Burial will be in the family lot in Park Lawn cemetery. W it coming Campaign and decided among other things not to open an official Headquarters believing that the nature of the elections and the anticipated Light vote would not justify the expense involved. The primary election will be held oct. 19 and the general election nov. 23. Only the seats in the states re apportioned general Assembly will be up for election. Separate town Republican caucuses Are scheduled to take place monday sept. 13, with the Bennington caucus to be held at 7 30 . At the Bennington county courthouse. Election of town committee members and officers for the next biennium will take place. Campbell has announced his candidacy for re election to the Bennington chairmanship. The Woodford and Bennington committee members monday night agreed that another joint committee meeting should be held sept. 27. The two committees also discussed plans for Sale of the $25 tickets to the upcoming state Republican dinner dance affair to be held oct. 2 at the Patrick gymnasium in Burlington. Rep. Gerald r. Ford r-mlch., . House minority Leader will be the principal speaker. Vermont rep. Robert t. Stafford will be toastmaster. Franklin d. Frantz of Woodford concluded the meeting with a discussion of Basic Republican philosophy. He Felt among other things that republicans should resist the passage of legislation which would place arbitrary controls from above Over matters which should properly be controlled or administered locally. A Iii Iii ton continued from Page i directions and determine the interest of other communities. Rubino emphasized that regional planning can let a most helpful in problems like the eventual widening of route 7 and those associated with bypassing Shaftsbury and Arlington. A if Shaftsbury should want the route West of the town and Arlington to the East it could cause problems a a Rubino said. Rep. Marjorie Doyle of Arlington disclosed that in meetings with state Highway officials she could learn nothing of the path the new route 7 would take through Arlington. A not even a line has been drawn on a map a she said. The route mrs. Doyle said would ultimately depend on the decision on the Bennington bypass. The bypass route has let Een approved by the Bennington regional planning commission but awaits the Okay of the state Highway department. The representative did say however that meetings with the planning committee and the Highway department could be arranged and would be helpful so that a one would help the according to Highway officials the planning for a new route would take nearly four years. And although gov. Philip h. Hoff has indicated he would like to accelerate construction of routes 4 and 7, action of the project is viewed As several years away. Rubino also invited the attention of the committee to the regional planning conference on oct. 13 which will be held somewhere in Windham county under partial sponsorship of the Windham regional planning association thus far the Only regional planning group in the state. Rubino also indicated what he termed a a Highway scenery preservation project would be announced soon. The project Rubino said would provide for the Purchase of land by the state for the preservation of landmarks and natural Beauty spots. An wednesday Only stealth Quicy la. La. Tobin s first prize boiled Ham imported Swiss cheese tender or Ken cabbage3< Gouffon special one per family. Granulated a a la. Bag Auff Fafri of Nim i Fie errs granulated m j by a j sugar it Good Only wed. Sept. I 1965 a a a a i Salem s super Market

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