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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 27, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner monday december 27, 1965 around Vermont woman s death investigated Rutland up a the death of a 25-year-old woman employee at Rutland Hospital whose body was found hanging in a sister s Home has been ruled a suicide by police. Or. William Powers medical examiner said mrs. Diane Hughes apparently died Christmas night. Boy Dies of injuries Burlington up a a 5-year-old Burlington boy has died from injuries he received in a sledding Accident dec. 8. Authorities at de goes Briand memorial Hospital said John e. Johnson died Christmas Day. They said he suffered a head injury broken right and cuts and bruises when his sled was pinned under a station Wagon and dragged a few feet a week before his death. Police said the station Wagon driven by Rene e. Martel 40, of Burlington was backing out of a driveway when the Accident occurred. The boy had been listed in critical condition at the Hospital All week. The child s death was the 149th on Vermont highways for the current year. Fewer patients at Hospital Rutland up a the Rutland Hospital failed to get As Many patients As expected during the last two months and lost about $31,000 As a result. Francis c. Houghton Hospital administrator said the institution averaged some 57.5 patients per Day during a two month period ending last week. This includes new born babies. Some 170 patients were expected Dally at the Hospital. Officials said a profit of $3,411 had been anticipated for the period. $19,000 for Winooski schools Winooski a two projects Worth a total of $19,000 to be financed under the new elementary and secondary act have been approved for local schools by the state education department. One program will provide $13,000 for a part time admins Trator Counselor two Counselor a Secretary and two cons let ants for children in both Public and private schools. A supervisor of music who will set up an elementary school music program is provided under a $6,000 program. Gibb Calls for tax study Weybridge a Republican state representative elect Arthur Gibb says he wants Vermont to consider current tax structures and future needs with particular attention being Given to needs of cities and towns in the state. Gibb who was vice chairman last year of the House ways and Means committee thinks Vermont a should have a thorough review of our whole tax he said the study should not Deal entirely with consideration of a state sales tax but any close Check of current tax Laws would have to include such a possibility. Driver education Bills Montpelier up a two Driver education Bills one of which was drafted by the Hoff administration have been sent to the printers for final preparation before submission to the special legislature. The Hoff Bill asks the legislature to make Driver education mandatory. A Bill written by rep. Elect Walter l. Kennedy would offer the Driver courses on a voluntary basis. The administration Bill would after sept. I 1969, make the Driver training a mandatory course in All High schools across the state. The governor is seeking $291,500 to finance the Bill. The Kennedy Bill permits students to decide of they want to participate in the program. Both Bills Call for 30 hours in the classroom and sic hours of actual behind the wheel experience. Pilot lands disabled plane More food launch investigation on George Washington Bridge Lof Cable car disaster new York up a to thousands of motorists the George Washington Bridge is just another Way of crossing the Hudson River Between new York and new Jersey. To a teen aged Pilot in a disabled plane High Over the River sunday the giant Span suddenly became an alternative to a plunge into the frigid Hudson. The Pilot Phillip ippoloto 19, of new York City and his firecracker startles detail guarding lbs Over in new York Arsenal scientists work chosen Watervliet a three papers by Watervliet Arsenal scientists have been selected for presentation at the 1966 . Army science conference to be held at West Point june 14-17. The conference held biennially at the . Military Academy is attended by hundreds of top civilian and military scientists engaged in research in a variety of Fields related to military requirements. The work of seven Arsenal scientists will be represented in the papers to be presented at the conference. Austin Tex. Up a president Johnson returned to full Post Holiday workload at his ranch House today with major emphasis on planning for his next year s budget and legislative program. The chief executive who arrived in Texas six nights ago for a year end stay attended Church sunday As he had on Christmas and relaxed with Long drives around the Countryside. He refrained Over the Holiday weekend from commenting pm the yuletide truce in Viet Nam which ended with resumption of attacks by the communist Viet Cong. Nor was there any White House comment on a three Day Stop to bombings in North Viet Nam. But Johnson did express a renewed a wish. For peace in Viet the president did so in an expression of sympathy he sent through an aide to about 85 peace demonstrators who came to the Vicinity of his ranch by bus from Houston. Secret service agent Clarence Knetsch who said he was speaking on Johnson a behalf told the peace marchers Quot he asked me to assure you that you would receive a reply from him. He said he was glad to see so Many of you out Here for peace because his wish is for peace in Viet Nam a firecracker explosion threw a momentary scare into Johnson a secret service detail sunday. Five Day forecast Boston up a the new England temperature during the next five Days tuesday through saturday will average two to four degrees below the seasonal Normal. The u. S. Weather Bureau said today cold weather will prevail Over new England for most of the forecast period. Some Normal temperatures for the period Are Boston 30 Nantucket 33 Worcester 24 Providence r.i., 30 Concord . 22 Burlington vt., 19 and in Maine Portland 22 Eastport 23 Greenville 14 and Caribou la. At Boston the Normal maximum temperature for the forecast period is 37 and the Normal minimum is 23. Precipitation during the period will average less than.5 of an Inch occurring late thursday or Friday As or Snow in Southern new England and As Snow elsewhere officials said. The firecracker was popped by a Little girl As Johnson a Sedan with the president at the wheel turned a Corner on its Way to his boyhood Home. A Hen the secret servicemen heard the bang and saw a Young Man holding a 30-30 Hunting Rifle beside his pickup truck across the Street from the Johnson Homestead they swarmed around the youth. He i identified himself As Nicky Ammons 18, of san Antonio Tex., and said immediately that he had not fired his weapon. They asked Ammons who was going Deer Hunting to keep his Rifle unloaded and in the truck while Johnson was in the Vicinity. This turned out to be about 20 minutes and Johnson did not seem aware during that time of the episode. No Seales the Frog fish is one of to e few fishes in the sea which has no Scales. Passenger Joseph Brennan 23, of Hac Senack a j., were soaring along in their Small Aeron a aircraft when the motor faltered and they began losing Power and Altitude. Ippolito said he considered setting Down the $10-an-hour rented plane in the River but when Brennan said a i can to swim Quot he decided to try a Landing on the 3,500-foot Bridge where traffic seemed to be relatively Light. The plucky Pilot guided the tiny Craft toward a smooth touchdown on the two unused Center lanes of the Bridge despite High winds gusting up to 30 Miles an hour. He almost had it made but Wing tip grazed a trailer truck tipping Over the plane and damaging its wings propeller and nose. We were patting ourselves on the Back for making a Good Landing a till my right Wing tip hit the truck Quot the Youthful Pilot said later. The intrepid Ippolito suffered Only cuts of the face. His passenger had broken Teeth and face cuts. Both were treated at Columbia presbyterian medical Center in Manhattan. The plane had taken off at about 9 . From ram Apo Valley air port in Rockland county n. Y., and was proceeding to red Bank n. J. According to Ippolito the Little planets Gas Cap came off near the Bridge forcing him to land on the 450-foot High Span. Quot Washington up a a member of the Senate agriculture committee predicts Congress next year will begin easing food production controls to allow Farmers to grow More for shipment overseas to hungry nations. Sen. George s. Mcgovern d-s.d., is author of a Bill now pending before the Senate foreign relations committee which would permit Farmers to raise More crops on More land. The surpluses under his plan would be used overseas. President Johnson reportedly agrees in principle to the proposal. Quot i be been told by High officials in the administration that the president has on his desk awaiting Only his signature orders to put into effect a program which goes at least part of the Way toward what i have in mind Quot Mcgovern said. Under his Bill Congress would provide $500 million annually to buy food for starving persons abroad construct ports and fad1 Hies for distributing the . Produce in the underdeveloped countries and help them improve their farming methods. The government now pays Between $2.5 billion and $3 billion a year to Farmers for agricultural programs aimed at reducing surpluses. Mcgovern quoted unidentified agriculture department Quot experts Quot As estimating it would be Only 20-30 per cent More expensive to allow the crops to be grown buy the products in the open Market and ship them overseas. Cler Mont Ferrand France up a magistrates and police today launched an official inquiry into a Christmas Day Mountain disaster in which a swinging Aerial Cable car burst open and spilled 23 vacationers onto rocks and Snow beneath killing six and injuring 12. Authorities planned a full reconstruction of the accidents one of the worst in recent French mountaineering history. Swirling fog and Clouds still blanketing 5,694-foot Puy de Sancy in the Monte Dore Rante of Central France hampered detailed investigations. Officials said it might hold up the reconstruction. All the victims were French a most of them teen age members of an Orleans ski club. Three of the injured at the hotel Dieu Hospital Here were reported today still in serious condition. The 60-passenger Cable car was about 120 feet from the top of the Cone shaped Peak when the electric current went off it m m m bringing the car to a violent halt. Passengers and their stacked skis were Flung against the front of the car which burst open with an explosion that could be heard Miles around and 23 persons were spilled on to the Snow covered Mountainside below. Engineers said the car was built to carry 60 persons and was tested twice annually. They said the car itself weighed about 1,600 pounds and had been tested with loads of More than five tons. It was not carrying a full Load of passengers at the time of the disaster. Jus browsing Boston up a a Nashua ., Man who told police he was Christmas shopping for a fur coat was due in municipal court today on a charge of breaking and entering. Police arrested the Man Early sunday morning on the fire escape outside a third floor window of i. J. Fox co., a downtown furrier. See us for All your a Winter Ujj Home repair needs s h we have All the building supplies you will 5 have All the building supplies you will need for Interior or exterior repairs. H. Greenberg amp son inc. 321 main St. Dial 2-6325 Bennington n n n n n god praised in jazz at new York Church new York up a the Prim Grey haired lady with a Christmas Corsage pinned on her Mink sat upright in a Center Pew her foot tapping her head Bobbing gently. Upon the altar of the 157-year-old fifth Avenue presbyterian Church his French Blue suede shoes thumping time to Rich piano chords one of Quot gods gentlemen Quot conversed with the lord. Duke Ellington had a lot to say sunday in his a concert of sacred music Quot and he said it the Way he knew bests with his god Given gift for jazz. The noted bandleader Compo ser spoke not in a smoke hazed Glass clinking jazz Bistro but beneath a massive gilded pipe Organ under a Pale Green and Gold canopied Selling. More than 2,000 persons including fur Clad socialites and fur chinned music lovers crammed into the cushioned pews at each of two performances to listen. The Rev. Bryant m. Kirkland pastor of the Church established shortly after the american revolution introduced Ellington As a one of gods he cited psalm 150 from the scriptures Quot Praise god in his Sanctuary Praise him with the sound of the trumpet Praise him with the Timbrel and dance Praise him with stringed instruments and upon the cymbals and the High sounding cymbals. Quot and Ellington said a every Man prays in his own language and there is no language that god does not the concert the first jazz program in a major new York City Church spoke with a sometimes Brassy sometimes soulful sincerity that filled the 90-year-old Sanctuary with soft to loud jazz rousing spirituals and applause. It was Ellington a Way of saying a glory to god in the Pic in Pac reasonable sensible prices closed wednesday open sundays regular store hours la . To to . Below Chain store prices 201 South St. Bennington prisoner takes a break Road Foreman disapproves of49 acts Comstock a a 20-year-old prisoner who simply walked away from his chores at great Meadows correctional Institute Here was recaptured without a struggle after a few hours Sun. Day according to supt. Joseph p. Conboy. Conboy said Gerald w. Wyant of Hudson was found along the Delaware and Hudson Railroad track about four Miles South of the reformatory Type institution. He suffered a mild Case of exposure. Middlebury coeds no stowaways new York a two Middlebury College seniors who wanted to travel to Europe next summer at $50 each occupying dog kennels aboard the superfine United states have been turned Down politely but firmly by the United states lines. Suzanne i. Pineau of Bethesda my. And Hilde m. Lehmann of Cleveland Ohio volunteered to make their journey As a St. Bernard and Collie respectively. Their letter of rejection noted the request was unprecedented and acceptance of such a request could bring about a a dreadful Chain of events people would travel As cats Birds excess baggage even tangerines Quot the company said. Quot can one escape the requirements of life a in this Case Money a Quot the answer asked Quot by disguise and pretence furthermore can a society and a steamship company survive on deception Quot Down in Berkshire Christmas Surprise Lenox a mrs. Anna Truran of 1219 Holmes Road saturday night received a phone Call to report a your car is in Providence she had not realized her car was gone but a Quick Check revealed it True and she called police. The car was reported recovered by Providence police sunday. Frankie Junior visits Pittsfield a Frank Sinatra or. Paid a flying visit to the Home of Tyno Barzie Here arriving Christmas eve and driving Back to new York City late Christmas Day. Barzie is the owner and manager of the Tommy Dorsey orchestra and Sinatra is the bands featured Singer. Young Sinatra will be seen soon in a film Quot the Man called Adam Quot which stars Sammy Davis or. N urging rates increase North Adams a an increase in private duty nursing rates to take effect Jan. I has been announced by the Massachusetts nurses association. The new rates Are $25 for a consecutive eight hour schedule or fraction thereof. Present rate is $20. On an hourly basis for special services not to exceed three hours the new rate is $6.25, compared with the present $5.50. Each successive hour or fraction $3.15, up from $2.75. Glastonbury Conn. Up a it was the Day after Christmas and Good will had apparently disappeared As quickly As the family Turkey. A Motorist stood near his disabled car. It was 5 30 . Sunday Windy cold and snowing. It was dark. The car had gone into a skid on route 2, spun around and dipped Halfway into a Roadside ditch. The Motorist was stranded. Suddenly a Highway department truck appeared. It stopped. A truck Driver approached and said he was not really allowed to help disabled cars but he would lend a hand. Before he could Start another sanding truck stopped. The men were about to offer assistance when a Small yellow pickup truck pulled Over. That was the Foreman. The stranded Motorist listened patiently while the Foreman and transport workers vote strike new York up a members of the transport workers Union have voted unanimously to strike the City s bus and subway system when their contract expires on new year s Day. More than 5,000 transit workers jammed Manhattan Center sunday to unanimously support their Leader Michael Quill. Meanwhile City transit authority chairman Joseph o Grady announced he would retire sometime after Jan. I regardless of the outcome of the City s dispute with the transport workers. Mon shed his men for sanding the roads instead of using Snow plows. It was then that the Motorist made his mistake. He asked for a Little help just a Small push would get the Back wheels out of a rut. Quot look buddy we re not supposed to do that stuff and we be got no time to mess around Quot the Foreman said. The truckers and the foremen drove off leaving the stranded Driver in a cold Windy night on a Highway relatively in travelled in the predawn hours of a sunday morning. Twenty minutes later three youths drove up stopped and offered assistance. The disabled vehicle was returned to the Road in less than one minute. The Foreman said later he did not help the Driver because there was no danger involved. Quot the Driver did not have a family in the car he was off the travelled portion of the Road it was 30 degrees and there was no danger Quot he said. The Bennington Banner Tel up hones business. .442-6300 newsroom. .442-2800 advertising. .442-2684 the Bennington Benner is pub shed Delly except Sundey end Legal holidays it 425 mein St., Bennington vt., 05201 by the Benner up bushing corporation. Members of United press International which is entitled exclusively to use Tor republication of All local news printed in this newspaper As Well Asau up news dispatches. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery Ioc per Day subscription rates by mall for 50-mile radius end Ell Vermont 3 months in 30, 6 months $11.70, i year $22.50 elsewhere in the . 3 months $7.00 6 months $13.00 i year $25.00 second class postage paid at Bennington it. 05201 6 million mentally retarded have enough problems without you adding to them. Now you re probably saying to yourself Quot Why blame me i did no to do that a the problem. Do something. 1. Encourage your schools to have special teachers and special classes to identify and help mentally retarded children Early in their lives. 2. Urge your Community to set up workshops to train Retar dates who Are capable of employment. 3. Persuade employers to hire the mentally retarded and help those who cannot find work by themselves. 4. Accept the mentally retarded As fellow human beings who can become assets to their families and communities rather than burdens on society. 5. Write for the free Booklet from the president s committee on mental retardation Washington

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