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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 23, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner thursday december 23, 1965 around Vermont $200,000 for new Library Randolph Center up a Vermont technical College has Recei de a Grant of More than $200,000 from the . Department of health education and welfare for a new Library building. The Structure set for completion next fall will Cost $512,-182. Faces kidnapping charges Woodstock up a mrs. Neatha Birchard 36, is scheduled to face two kidnapping charges in Hartford municipal court Jan. 4. Mrs. Birchard was held in $1,000 bail wednesday after pleading innocent to the charges at a preliminary hearing. The woman is charged with allegedly taking two nephews with her on a planned nationwide trip last month. Mrs. Birchard and her nephews were found by authorities in Chardon Milo. 5,000 chickens die in fire East Highgate up a some 5,000 chickens have been killed in a barn fire. Firemen from two communities battled flames wednesday that swept through a Wood barn killing All the chickens inside. Cause of the fire was not immediately known. Firemen estimated damage to the barn at $20,000. They said it was a total loss. The property was owned by poultry Farmer Marcel Gagne of East Highgate. Crepeault Back in prison St. Johnsbury up a Paul Crepeault was Back at Windsor state prison today less than two weeks after he left it on a Vermont supreme court order. Crepeault was sentenced wednesday to three to to years in prison after a Caledonia Superior court jury convicted him of first degree arson in connection with a Christmas Day 1964 fire that destroyed a Wheelock summer Home. The state supreme court had ordered Crepeault released dec. To on a writ of Hareas Corpus. He had been imprisoned on breach of peace charges. Compensation premiums Down Montpelier up a Vermont employers will pay less in workmen a compensation insurance next year. Deputy insurance commissioner Richard c. Kemp said the banking and insurance department would approve a reduction in rates that would go into effect Jan. I. Kemp estimates a 160,000 annual saving for Vermont employers. A 3.8 per cent rate Cut was filed earlier this month by the National Council on workmen a compensation. Vermont Laws say that any employer with More than five employees must carry and pay for the compensation insurance. Insurance hike hearing set Montpelier up a Vermont insurance commissioner James Hunt says he will hold a Public hearing in Rutland Jan. 3 on automobile insurance rate increases that took effect dec. I. Hunt said wednesday the National Bureau of casualty underwriters filed rate increases calling for a 25 per cent hike in the Rutland area and 1.5 per cent in the rest of the state. Under the state s file and use Laws the insurance Board can reject the rate increase. Hunt has said he was personally satisfied that increases on rates for bodily injury and property damage were justified. Scholarships for Christmas Winooski a scholarships in the amount of $1,200 win again go to deserving student nurses in Vermont this year As a result of a unique Christmas present from the Vermont wholesale beverage association on behalf of its 1600 retail ers in the state. The association through its president Burton Morse of Rutland has announced that $400 each in scholarship awards have been granted to deserving nursing students at Castleton state College Jeanne Mance school of nursing and the Mary Fletcher Hospital school of nursing. This is the seventh year in a Row that the scholarships have been Given. Over in new York 149,040 ice balls seized in Troy Troy a the new York state dept of health announced wednesday that 149,040 ice balls have been seized in the Troy area. Statewide the number seized is nearing half a million. The balls and cubes manufactured in Hong Kong Are designed to serve As re usable ice cubes. Department tests on a limited number of the balls indicated that at least a potential health Hazard exists. More Money for education sought Albany a rising enrolments and costs As Well As the expense of a number of special programs were among the reasons Given wednesday for a $232 million increase in the budget requests of the state education dept. The $1.5 billion most of which will be used for primary and secondary education is expected to be pared somewhat when gov. Rockefeller makes his budget requests to the legislature on Jan. 18. Rpm registers 350 blood donors Troy More than 350 students staff members and faculty have registered to donate blood for american servicemen at Viet Nam on Jan. La at Rensselaer polytechnic Institute Here. Secretary of defense Robert Mcnamara calling the action a an eloquent demonstration of patriotism and support which i am sure will contribute greatly to the morale of the men serving there a praised students across the country for using this Means of demonstrating support of . Involvement in Viet Nam. Down in Berkshire Shaw Dies of Accident injuries North Adams a Robert George Shaw 44 of this City died wednesday of injuries from an Accident Here tuesday night. Police said the other car involved in the Accident was operated by Michael n. Nicholas of colonial Village Williamstown who was uninjured. An army Veteran he had been employed at the Pittsfield general electric Plant. Town Hall project bids opened Williamstown a Laurio j. King of Adams with a bid of $32,957 was apparently Low bidder for the renovation of the former Phi Gamma Delta fraternity House for use As a town Hall when general bids were opened wednesday night. There were five other bids and nearly too subcontract bids. All were taken under advisement and awarding of the contract May take place today. Letter writers Holiday greeting Pittsfield up a Alexander k. Leslie of Pittsfield has addressed an open Holiday greeting card to an Anonymous Motorist who holds a special place in Leslie s heart. In a letter wednesday to the Berkshire Eagle Leslie said a my compliments go to the individual who on saturday dec. 18, creamed the left rear fender of my 1965 Pontiac while it was parked on West Street and drove off unidentified. A May he have a new year As joyous As he made my Christmas. A vigorous enforcement promised of school desegregation Laws Washington up a the nations new education commissioner plans a vigorous enforcement of Federal school desegregation Laws. But he warns ifs going to be a Long struggle in the North As Well As the South. Harold Howe a a 47-year-old Hartford conn., native with wide experience As a teacher and school administrator was named by president Johnson last weekend to succeed Francis Keppel As . Commissioner of education. Howe who is moving to the Federal Post from his Job As executive Dir actor of the North Carolina Institute of learning aired his views on desegregation at his first formal news conference Here wednesday. He urged the South to develop a spirit of cooperation so that there would be no need for Federal coercion in the movement toward a much greater a school integration. In a pointed comment he said it was not logical to discuss student integration without humans share food Supply Washington up a human beings share the worlds food Supply with animals. Georg Borg Strom in his Book a the hungry planet a a puts it this Way a certain assumptions must be made As to the average weight of each animal. But it can be stated with reasonable accuracy that the living mass of presently registered livestock equals about 15 billion there Are about 3 billion people in the world. Faculty and staff integration too. The influential National education association in a report made Public earlier this week said that at least 452 negro teachers a and possibly hundreds More have lost their jobs because of racial discrimination. Asked if he would compel Southern schools to desegregate by cutting off Federal funds if they do not Howe answered a a we la have to move in a vigorous direction enforcing the compliance provisions of the 1964 civil rights act a a i Ofene j s the j March of dimes girl and Friend Lori Wagner i of Milwaukee wis., the 1966 National March of dimes child visited the office of sen. George d. Aiken during her nationwide tour on behalf of he More than 250,000 children born each year in the country with serious birth defects. Available at frosts pharmacy dial 442-5980 North St Bennington it g wimm automated . Bigger buying Power duper Market depot Street Bennington it. I Christmas i a tradition i arrows solve your shopping woes lost Minuto shoppers will to delighted with our Holiday array of Arrow gifts. Select from our handsome collection of dress and sport shirts ties and handkerchiefs. All Arrow designed with his pleasure in Mindl Arrow shirts from 4.50 Arrow sport shirts from 4.00 Arrow hot from 1.50 Arrow handkerchiefs from 5 of Adams clothes shop a a shoes too a note reduction would Benefit Vermont company Washington up a a Hie Federal Power commission pc says new England Power co. Of Boston has applied for a 10.4 per cent annual wholesale electric rate reduction to 25 major customers in Massachusetts new Hampshire and Vermont. The pc said the company proposed to make the rate reduction retroactive to sept. I 1965. The proposal was made following conferences with the pc staff. The company s rates were reduced effective oct. I 1964, by $2,136,000 to customers in Massachusetts new Hampshire Rhode Island and Vermont. That reduction also followed in control Austin Tex. Up a unlike other states in the Southwest and West Texas has Only a Small proportion of federally owned land because when it came into the United states it kept control of its Public lands. Conferences with the pc staff. The new reduction would Benefit Granite state electric co. In new Hampshire Green Mountain Power corp., Vermont and Holden Peabody Templeton West Boylston Ashburnham Boylston Danvers Georgetown Groton Groveland Hingham Hull Littleton Manchester electric co., Mansfield Marblehead Massachi setts electric Merrimac Middleton North Attleboro Patton Princeton and Sterling in Massachusetts. 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