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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 31, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 2�?Bennington Banner tuesday August 31, 1965 around Vermont vermonter aids gemini recovery Stamford a Peter a. Spencer 22, of Stamford was one of three frogman who plunged into shark a infested Atlantic Waters sunday to recover the gemini 5 space capsule. Spencer a Nacy quartermaster third class and his two underwater demolition teammates were the first to speak to astronauts l. Gordon Cooper jr., and Charles p. Conrad jr., after their space ship splashed Down from its record a shattering flight. The three Man recovery team headed by it. Jug John p. Hunt 24, of Baston dined with the spacemen and High ranking officers sunday night. Spencer is one of nine children of or. And mrs. Arthur e. Spencer of main re. Availability Tiff 3 Kennedy children mending raps w ebb Iii Rutland up a it. Gov. John Daley has lashed out at Republican state chairman Derick Webb saying. A if mister Webb had made any real Effort to find me he could have. A a Daley monday retorted to charges made Friday by Webb who complained Quot the lieutenant governor should be More available to the people when vacationing gov. Philip Hoff is out of the state. Dailey said he was pleased that Webb finally came out and said something about him claiming the gop chairman a for quite some time has failed to acknowledge that i won election last fall. Daley said he has been doing his Job in Hoff a absence a was i have always done it. If or. Webb had made any real Effort to find me he would have found me available just As every other citizen in the state can find me a Plosive l Siul Brines guard Gall South Newfane up a an Orange . Couple Only recently purchased a summer Home Here. The National guard had to be sent to the House this past weekend. It Wasny to a riot or anything but or. And mrs. William Larson were cleaning the basement when they came across a Small Arsenal of ammunition. Explosives experts from the Vermont air National guard t. Sets. Walter Houghton and William Porter of Essex Junction were sent to the Home and defused a fragmented hand grenade two funds of 81-millimeter mortar shells a Bazooka rocket and two rounds of 60-Mlllimeter mortar ammunition. Houghton said the rounds a could have gone off at the drop of a 5 1% plus heading Tor College Montpelier up a More than half of the graduates of Vermont High schools last june Are headed for College according to statistics complied by the state education department. Or. Max Barrows Deputy education commissioner said the study shows slightly Over 52 per cent of those graduating from High school last june in Vermont Are making final arrangements to continue their education this fall. Rutland i a Ole on go Iii nil school a Bond Issue vote is scheduled in on the question of constructing Rutland town up a Rutland town for sept. 21, a $675,000 Central school. Voters will be asked to approve a $479,000bond Issue to build the school which would replace four Small schools scattered throughout Ute Community. Tile school would House grades one through eight. Some $196,000 in state Aid funds would be used in constructing the school of the local Bond Issue is approved. Over in n York $50,000 Diamond theft in Latham Latham three men walked into Rudolph a jewelry store at Latham Corners shopping Center last night diverted a clerk and fled with 48 Diamond rings valued at $50,000. Fri agents and Colonie police Are investigating the theft which was executed so neatly that attendants did not realize the diamonds were gone until the stores assistant manager returned a few minutes later. The three men estimated to be in their late 30s or 40s, entered the store about 7 . Two of them sat Down near the showcase containing the diamonds while the third asked the clerk to see a wedding gift. Police theorize that while she was checking the Price of a punch bowl with a bookkeeper at the store the two sitting by the showcase reached behind it and found the key unlocked the Case and took four trays each containing 12 Diamond rings. L i ii of urn ii t i in Tri lilies Albany employment for july showed an increase Over a year ago in the Albany Schenectady Troy area according to figures released by the state dept of labor. Only 3.8 per cent of the work Force in the area was unemployed last month compared with 4 per cent for july 1964. The employment figure for july this year was substantially higher than for the preceding month however. But it also was substantially lower than the state average of 5 per cent. Down in b Pittsfield flavor Inow postmaster Pittsfield mayor Robert b. Dyllion was to take Over the duties of acting postmaster Here today. Dyllion was officially notified monday afternoon. He will be sworn in at about 6 of clock tonight. The mayor said he would not finish his term As mayor but that he would remain in office Long enough to take care of certain pressing matters. City Council president remo Del Gallo automatically will succeed Dillon As mayor. Dillon 63, could serve As acting postmaster anywhere from six months to two years according to local speculation. He said he did not know at this time whether he would try for a permanent appointment. 13-year-old Adams boy missing j v Adams a 13-year-old Adams youth who disappeared Early monday afternoon was the object of a search late into the night by units of the Northern Berkshire emergency communications clubs and assisting radio organizations. The missing boy Craig St. Cyr left Home after a family disagreement according to officials. He was carrying two blankets a sleeping bag and approximately $13. Police were notified shortly before 7 ., and the communication club volunteered its services. Searching has been concentrated in the mount Greylock reservation and the quarries at the base of the Mountain. Del Gallo supports petitioners Pittsfield Pittsfield City Council president remo Del Gallo has joined 116 persons from Low income areas who last week petitioned the housing authority against a proposed 50-unit housing project on Victory Hill Here. Del Gallo a certain mayoral candidate said the authority a plan was a unsound from both a social and economic Pittsfield must take a new and farsighted approach to Public housing he said suggesting use of rent supplements construction of single units on scattered lots and rehabilitation of existing housing to accommodate families displaced by Urban renewal and families who Are inadequately housed. The petitioners who termed the project a enforced segregation by income a presented similar alternatives. Hyann1s port mass up a three Junior members of the rough and Tumble Kennedy clan today were reported on the mend from injuries suffered in a variety of weekend accidents. The most seriously injured Kennedy 14-year-old Kathleen daughter of sen. Robert f. Kennedy d-., was a making satisfactory Progress today at Cape cod Hospital in recovering from injuries suffered in a fall from a horse. Two sons of the new York senator Joseph 12, and Robert jr., la also were injured Over the weekend. Young Bob was to go Home from the Hospital today with his leg in a cast after too stitches were taken to close a wound incurred late Friday in a fall from a garage roof. The boy crashed through a window on his Way Down. Joseph was struck in the Chest by a swinging Boom while cruising sunday aboard the 70-foot yawl nets. He was not Youn spacemen Valise two mice to soar Omaha neb. Up a reluctant mouse Bonaut Black fresh from a a walk in space at the end of a Golden lifeline High above Cape Alfalfa was hailed today As the newest hero of the space age. Black and command Pilot Mcdermott ii blasted off in a make shift Ranger rocket monday after a tension filled countdown which included a hold at to minus to minutes when Trou by developed in the rockets a i mechanical difficulties notwithstanding the record breaking flight was hailed As a Success by boy scientists Tim Meyer Mike most and Eldon Zorinsky All 15. Flight director Meyer sharply denied that the Black and Orange rocket was a gemini 5 flight director Chris Kraft made a similar statement about the equipment in the other recent space shot of note. The launch was the latest in a series of experiments the boys have conducted from a vacant lot they dubbed a Cape the boys build their own rockets with make shift equipment and so far have lost Only one of their space flyers Mcdermott in who unfortunately fell from a rocket at the Peak of its flight. The boys keep the astr mice As pets. Extraordinary measures had to be taken to induce Black a Veteran astr mouse but one of the most reluctant members of the Jet set into his custom made space suit. When he returned to Earth he was so incensed he bit the hand that feeds him. Black flatly refused to enter the plastic space suit with Matching helmet and the Young space technicians had to administer Ether to a get him Black then was slipped into the suit apparently against his will. The suit designed to keep the Brave Little mouse from chewing apart his Parachute was packed with Popcorn in Case the recovery operation took longer than planned. Black however did not indulge. He used the Popcorn instead to Cushion his fall Back to Earth. After the lift off from the weedy Flatland of Cape Alfalfa the space ship separated from the Booster rocket at about "1,000 feet and Black was ejected from the capsule. There he dangled at the end of a Golden tether 20 inches Long while flight director Meyer pointed into the sky and shouted a that mouse should be walking in space Mcdermott ii a Model of Cool professionalism stayed with the a a controls until the last moment and then parachuted to safety in another Chute. Black seemed dignified after the recovery although he needed a shave. The tiny red eyed space heroes were a bit reluctant to meet the press and when Zorinsky held the space Walker for photographs Black bit the boys thumb. Hospitalized and was seen out climbing Trees at the Kennedy compound late monday. The girl an excellent rider suffered a concussion and abdominal injuries sunday when she fell under her horse attorney general during a horse show in West Barnstable. The horse apparently caught its front hooves in a jump somersault a through the air and landed on top of Kathleen. She was taken unconscious to Cape cod Hospital. At first it was feared surgery might be necessary but this Prospect has been All but ruled out and two specialists who came Here from Boston returned Home late monday night. The Cape cod Hospital sees quite a bit of the exuberant Kennedy clan with it not at All unusual to have one or another of the 23 Kennedy children in the Hospital. A they come in Here with All kinds of cuts and bruises usually not very serious a a Hospital spokesman said. A when you have that Many kids bouncing around on vacation you can expect draft chief foresees Call of married men next \ ear san Francisco up a married men in the 19-to-26 age bracket without children probably will face draft Calls Early next year according to selective service director Lewis b. Hershey. He told a news conference monday that draft boards also will tighten up on deferments for students conscientious objectors medical exemptions and married men who neglect their families. Hershey said the boards will be instructed to a take a Good look at the fellow who marries some girl and forgets to stay around and provide a Home a we re interested in president Johnson on her Sheys advice ordered draft boards to treat any Man married after last Friday the same As single men a and Hershey added that those who rushed into Wedlock late Friday to beat the draft a will discover they did no to beat the general said that As soon As the Pool of available single 19-to-26-year-Olds is exhausted the selective service will begin calling up married men in the same age bracket without children. He said this could be anytime after next january. Hershey warned students that they will have to work at their schooling if they want to be deferred. He said that if students Are called up the first will be those whose grades Are not up to Par those who Are not carrying a full Load of studies a and the Fellows who get kicked out of school one year and go Back the he said he was in favor of drafting what he called the a Apo now racing daily double a twin double Aib conditioned is club House dining room Reen Muhm my Ohi Miu Hom Wiliam shown mass of Hout who Mihos Naomi Trio . Schools Shore of sweeps seen $2 million As soles end Salem . Up a new Hampshire a second annual sweepstakes lottery winds up ticket sales tonight throughout the state while thoroughbreds who will determine the outcome Are put through their paces at Rockingham Park. The Climax of the 1965 program the second year of the nations Only Legal lottery will come saturday with the running of the $250,000 added new Hampshire sweepstakes classic. After the race All of the following will occur a one of the nations top 3-year-Olds will Gallop off with about 65 per cent of $280,000 the initial purse plus entry fees. A four Lucky sweeps ticket holders will win $100,000 each and hundreds More will take Home lesser prizes. A and new Hampshire s local school districts will pocket about $2 million which is education a share of the sweepstakes Pool. About 90 per cent of the $3 each sweepstakes ducats were bought by out of state residents. The prizes in the sweepstakes Are allowed on the basis of How the horse with which a ticket Holder is paired finishes in saturdays race. Tickets on horses which do not Start saturday will pay a Flat sum of about $300. The race Over the a Lou Smith course a 82 feet less than a mile and a Quarter will Cap a program that has been a disappointment in Many respects in its Sophomore year. The commission sold Only about $4 million Worth of tickets less than half what it expected to peddle. In Only five months last year $5.7 million Worth of tickets were sold. And the race at Rockingham Park did not draw As Many of the country a finest thoroughbreds As was hoped. Fire pm Allied Lowell mass. Nabs suspected arsonist Lowell mass. Up a a 21-year-old Lowell Man was arrested late monday and charged with two counts of arson less than 24 hours after the City a 14th suspicious fire incent months caused an estimated $200,000 damage. Dale v. Dixon of 95 Howard St. Was to appear in District court today charged with two counts of wilful and malicious burning of a building. Rygg courses for fall term Troy . A Hudson Valley Community colleges evening division will offer a broadened program with the fall term. Evening division officials have announced that in addition to the Many credit and non credit courses regularly offered in the technical business professional and general areas new diploma programs in accounting and general office management will be offered. These new diploma programs will take approximately two years to Complete. Evening course offerings will again include the popular computer programming. The course will be offered at both the principles and intermediate Levels. A new special interest course will be offered in drawing and painting. Registration for evening classes will be held sept. 7 through 15 from 9 . To 9 . Special counselling and registration will be available sept. 14 and 15 from 7 to 9 . Authorities said the charges against Dixon were made in connection with a two alarm fire july 1st at the Washington Home equipment company and a fire last wednesday in a shed on his own backyard. Officials said they did not consider Dixon a suspect in connection with the other 12 suspicious fires. Mondays fire a pre Dawn general alarm Blaze which swept through three tenements and an adjacent garage drove More than too persons to the Street. Deputy fire chief Leighton e. Gendron said the fire a fits the pattern and is in the same area of the two past general alarm fires both of which have been the work of the area of the fire and two adjacent areas Grove and acre have been the location of seven major and a score of minor fires during recent months. The Bennington Banner t telephones business. .442-6300 newsroom. 442-2800 advertising. .442-2684 the Bennington Banner is published Dally except sunday and Legal holidays at 425 main St., Bennington vt., by the Banner publishing corporation. Member of United press International which is entitled exclusively to use for republication of All local news printed in this newspaper As Well As ail up news dispatches. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery to per Day subscription rates by mall for 50-Mtle radius and All Vermont 3 months $6.30, 6 months $11.70,1 year $22.50 elsewhere in the . 3 months $7.00 6 months $13.00 i year $25.00 special rates for servicemen. Second class postage paid at Bennington it. Smith president of Rockingham Park had hoped the huge purse billed As the largest in the world would draw All the Best 3-year-Olds. Some were not racing this late in the season some could make easier Money elsewhere and others simply were not entered. But Smith attracted two greats Hail to All and staunch Ness. Hail to All Winner of the Belmont stakes Jersey Derby and travers stakes would be a going away favorite were it not for a complicated weighing formula that will put 128 pounds on his Back As a penalty for winning so much Money already. Staunch Ness who has beaten Hail to All once thie year will be carrying Only 117 pounds. Other Likely starters among 422 nominees will be pass the word Sellari Munden Point Chin Towner naturalist convex and due de great. Victorian Era one of Canadas top horses showed poorly last week in the Rainbow Clas sic Here and is a doubtful according to track officials. Other possible starters Are Sunshine Way and Apple Core. As the sales of sweepstakes tickets Drew to a close the sweepstakes commission in Concord revised its prize schedule for next year doubling the number of possible winners. Instead of one $100,000 top prize in each $1 million series the commission will give two $50,000 prizes instead of one $50,000 prize for the second place horse the commission will provide two $25,000 purses and instead of third place Money pegged at $25,000, the commission will give away two $12,500 prizes. The number of lesser prizes will be doubled because two potentially winning tickets will be drawn on each horse instead of Only one. The commission said one reason for the new schedule was a to leave More of the prize Money with the winners after Post time 7 45 pm last 5 nights special Holiday cards on labor Day weekend Day racing Post time 2 00 . Ii big races sat., sept. 4th mon., sept. 6th i tical pacifists who seek conscientious objector status. Contrasting them with a a religious pacifists Hershey said a they be prosecuted they should be Hershey said he could not foresee an end to the draft even if the Viet Nam War is resolved because a we must stay Strong apparently he added that the . Is so Rich he doubts a a time will Ever come that we will have enough people in the military on a purely voluntary see tomorrow s Banner Samsonite Luggage clearances its a furniture co. 519-525-529 main Street Bennington phone 44? 5346 a open Friday evenings Green giant Corn z 6 i s1 Lamb patties49c walkers food Market do you hear but not understand ? being Able to hear sounds but not understanding them clearly is a common hearing problem. It usually indicates nerve deafness in the inner ear. A Monotone Audiometer test will indicate if this is your problem. No charge or obligation of course. O 0 .0 Walter Whitney Cert fled Monotone consultant Monotone hearing Aid Center or. Whitney it at Carroll s thursday 1-2 . 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