Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Dec 23 1965, Page 3

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 23, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Safety Council predicts nearly 600 traffic deaths As americans take to roads for Christmas Holiday Bennington Banner thursday december 23 1965-3 United press International millions of americans prepared today for the Start of the Christmas holidays. Homeward bound travellers teemed through air and bus terminals. Churches scheduled special services for christmases e. The National safety Council said nearly All of the nation s too million motor vehicles will take to the Highway during the Holiday period. The Holiday period begins at 6 . Local time today and extends to Midnight sunday. The Council predicted Between 560 and 600 persons would be killed in traffic accidents during the period traditionally the most dangerous of the year. As Many As 31,000 persons May suffer disabling injuries in traffic accidents it said. The worst Holiday on record was the four Day a Black Christmas of 1956 when 706 persons died on the nations highways. Last years three Day Christmas Holiday claimed 596 lives. Greyhound bus lines said it expected a Holiday travel volume unequalled since world War ii. Railroads and airlines joined in predicting passenger volume from 13 to 30 per cent above last Christmas. In Many states special police squads were beefed up to handle Highway traffic. Christmas observances were highly varied across the nation from Pasadena calif., where Michigan state halfback Don Japinga sat on Santa a knee my asked for Victory in the Rose bowl to Northern new England where deep Snow and cold temperatures produced frosty picture postcard scenes. Ii. Chicago professional baseball and football stars visited veterans hospitals and handed out gifts to bed Ridden veterans. The first presbyterian Church at Huntington w.va., was turned into a miniature United nations for about 175 foreign College students making it a Home away from Home for the holidays. In Washington the White House was fully decorated with Holly and a tree in the East room and the nation s official Christmas tree shining brightly on the White House Lawn. President Johnson and his family were at the Texas ranch for the holidays. Last minute Christmas shop pers continued to clog department stores across the country and the Post office reported Christmas mail continuing at a record Pace. For one prisoner at the county jail in Elpaso tex., however Christmas wont be the answer to his dreams. The prisoner sent a note to Santa cause and possible cure found for fatal children a disease Boston up a researchers at children a Hospital medical Center believe they have found the cause and a possible cure of a fatal form of kidney disease. They reported wednesday night that the potent drug Thio guanine used in the treatment of cancer and leukaemia has maintained the lives of two otherwise doomed children one of Nichols in will be closed Christmas eve at 5 30 . Let Atkins suggest an Omega i for a last minute gift jewellers amp silversmiths 409 main St. Bennington it. Make the difference them for More than a year. The disease in question is a form of progressive Nephrosis. Progressive Nephrosis strikes seven of every 10,000 children. Victims exhibit severe swelling due to scanty urine output fat retention loss of blood proteins chronic kidney damage and High susceptibility to infection. Fifteen years ago the disease was always fatal in almost All its forms. Today though antibiotics can save 75 per cent of those stricken. Thi guanine has shown its encouraging results against one of the forms that cannot be helped by the infection killing drugs. The researchers believe that Thi guanine does the Job by killing antibodies that react with other body compounds to produce harmful proteins that clog the kidneys. The principal investigators were drs. Charles a. Janeway Francis x. Fellers Fred s. Rosen Samuel p. Gotoff and Gordon v. Vawter. The research was conducted during the last 18 months through Grants to the children a Hospital by the . Public health service and the National kidney foundation. Doctor said that the two patients who could be Given a sufficient Quantity of the drug both were doing Well. One showed signs of relapse when the drug obscenity Bill is smash hit Trenton . Up a like a Fanny Hill and a lady Chatterley s Lover new jerseys new anti obscenity Bill is becoming a smash hit. The legislation is by its own definition obscene. Children had to be cleared from the Senate gallery whenever the Bill was discussed because the Garden state s legislators went to great pains to describe in detail those parts of the Anatomy and those sexual acts outlawed in print. A who d pay for dirty books when you can get the Bill for free said one statehouse cynic noting the Bill s popularity. Unprecedented demand for the legislation began last week with a Tongue in Cheek newspaper column written shortly after both houses passed the Bill and sent it to the governor. The article said readers could obtain copies from the office of the governors counsel. The response was phenomenal. A we be gotten hundreds of requests Quot said counsel David j. Goldberg wednesday. A we could t possibly fill them. We Only get 20 copies of any a everybody s Reading it Quot one Legal aide noted. A state Library official said requests were being filled with copies of the Bill mailed out wrapped in a Plain Brown envelope marked Only by the state Seal. Questions have also been raised As to whether the Bill May legally be sent through the mails considering its raw contents. $40,000 for sweat study Oil aborigines Washington up a rep. Henry s. Reuss d-wls., says one reason the United states suffers a a Dollar Drain Quot is because the american army is paying australian scientists $40,000 to discover Why australian natives perspire the Way they do. According to Reuss the government is financing other foreign research projects to the tune of $70 million this year thus contributing to the $1.3 billion balance of payments deficit. A these May All so far As i know be worthy projects Quot Reuss said in a statement. A but do they have to be done by foreign scientists at a time when we Are in balance of payments difficulties a Reuss said the australian scientists would be Given $8,000 this year a to continue their study of perspiration characteristics of australian was temporarily withdrawn said Fellers indicating the drugs effectiveness. Further research is necessary said the researchers to find out if the disease is hereditary or related to some other Factor. Asking for three quarts of Bourbon two quarts of Cherry liqueur two quarts of rum two Large pizzas two cases of Beer 35 Hacksaw Blades and a three Day pass from the Jailhouse. A who hoho Quot said sheriff Mike Sullivan. The Bennington Bannen telephones business. .442-6900 newsroom. .442-2800 advertising. .442-2884 the Bennington Benner is published Delly except sunday end Legel holidays it 425 main St., Bennington vt., 05201 a by the Benner publishing corporation. Members of United press International which is entitled exclusively to use Tor republication of All local news printed in this newspaper is Well is Ell up news dispatches. 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