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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 29, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner wednesday december 29, 1985 medium Security institution Bill readied for legislature Montpelier up a an administration Bill calling for a medium Security prison for Youthful offenders was at the printers today being readied for the special session. The controversial Bill has been designated by gov. Philip h. Hoff As one of the four most important pieces of legislation he will present to the legislature. The Bill seeks an appropriation of $1.25 million for the medium Security building. It leaves selection of a site for the prison to the Board of institutions. Youthful offenders currently Are placed in the Vermont House of correction at Windsor in the same building As the state prison. A recent study by a five Man panel commissioned by Hoff to investigate conditions at the prison urged speedy construction of a medium Security building. The panel s report said tar Cuttles at the prison were Quot grossly inadequate Quot and did not permit adequate segregation of Youthful offenders from hardened criminals. The panel noted that Young men because of a Lack of facilities were required to eat and work Side by Side with the hardened offenders. Funerals mrs. Mary e. Cassano a requiem High mass was celebrated at St. Francis de sales Church tuesday morning for mrs. Mary e. Cassano. The it. Rev. Msgr. Francis b. Flanagan offered the mass and officiated at the entombment at Park Lawn cemetery. Msgr. Flanagan led a Large group of assembled relatives and friends in the gestation of the Rosary monday evening at Han son Walbridge funeral Home. Bearers were Harold Hilliard jr., Raymond Myers Joseph Cassano jr., and David Hurley of Bennington John Murphy and William Smith of Connecticut. Friends and relatives came from Connecticut Albany ., Springfield mass. And Bethel. Mrs. Cassano who came to this Community 50 years ago is survived by seven children and 12 grandchildren. Mrs. Eleanor Pelsue funeral services for mrs. Eleanor Nash Pelsue wife of Ivor Pelsue superintendent of the District Highway office took place tuesday afternoon from the Hanson Walbridge funeral Home. The Rev. Thomas d. Steffen pastor of the second congregational Church officiated and offered the committal prayers for entombment at Park Lawn cemetery. Members of the graded school District and personnel from the local District Highway office attended. Also present were representatives from various District Highway offices throughout the state. Mrs. Lena b. Pm Orenburg Chestertown my. A funeral services were held Here Friday for mrs. Lena b. Pho Renburg Mother of mrs. Frances Shoemaker of Bennington. Mrs. Horenburg was born on july 8, 1886 in Greensburg ran. Daughter of Carrie Mae Handley and Robert g. Babcock. She died dec. 21 it the Home of her daughter Dorothy in Wynnewood a. At the age of six mrs. Horenburg moved with her family to Anderson ind. Where she received her education. On May 8, 1909, she married Thomas r. Horenburg in Anderson. She travelled widely with her husband who was a civil Engineer visiting Argentina am alg other places. In 1937 they made their Home in Chestertown my. At Cedar Point farm. Surviving besides mrs. Shoemaker Are two other daughters Dorothy Berry of Wynnewood pa., and Martha Jett of Silver Spring my. Hoff s Bill would permit the state to Send men in the 16 to 27 age group to the proposed facility. Hoff forces expect considerable opposition to the Bill from the predominantly Republican legislature. Many members of the gop have voiced opposition to the Bill on the basis of Cost. Others feel it would be Quot just another Many legislative leaders feel the state should wait until further studies Are completed before going ahead with the prison program. Hoff has said the Bill was but a part of his Overall correctional program designed to provide 4 a adequate Quot facilities for rehabilitation of the state s Youthful offenders. The governor wants treatment centers and psychiatric help made available at the House of correction. He also Hopes to convince the legislature of a need for increased manpower at both the state prison and the House of correction. At a press conference last week the governor named the prison program As one of four major legislative programs he would like to see passed by the Vermont legislature. Others include education highways and the approval of a constitutional convention that would open in april. Harte theatre now thru sat. Mat. 2 . Eve. 6 30 amp 8 35 . 2k Gouff lol and the Bikini machine Vincent Price Frankie Avalon Dwayne Hickman sat. Mat. 2 . Three Stooge comedy and 14 cartoons Accident aftermath a 1964 Pontiac convertible its rear end extensively damaged is hauled Back onto the Road by a wrecker after it was in collision with another car tuesday afternoon on . 7 in Pownal. The operator of the car Sarah b. Sheldon of Bennington was not injured. The investigating police car is at right. Hamilton three accidents reported by police three automobile accidents tuesday afternoon and Early this morning were investigated by state police who said the operators of All cars involved Myca notes the Myca Christmas workshop was More Active this year than in former years. Now that the Rush of keeping up with Santa is Over we can take Stock of what transpired during the past month. This program was under the direction of the Myca pro Gram committee with chairman Harry Eddington and Randall taking the initiative in heading it up. Robert e. Gelty building custodian at the y acted As pro duct on manager and he was assisted by Francis Matthews one of the roomers at the Myca who gave hours of his time sorting working on articles and assisting the boys and girls. Eddington announces that Over 2,500 articles of games dolls clothing toys tricycles bicycles sleds and other things were turned out. He said that Over 200 individuals worked on these articles and there must have been too who brought things in to the y. To wishes to thank for the committee All those who had any part in the program. Some of those that deserve special motion Are Jim Bullard Kendall Adams Kenneth Giles and members of their classes in the Beni Industrial arts department Empire cleaners for cleaning stuffed toys the Many boys girls women and men who came in and worked at Odd times. Those individuals and stores who brought in articles the Catholic daughters for the use of their rooms for storing and distributing of the articles the members of the Community welfare committee under the chairmanship of the Rev. H. Glenn Payne and the ladies who worked with them in wrapping and distributing the presents. Also Many thanks to Ben Molt for the Christmas paper they gave to wrap the articles in. Escaped serious injury. Two cars were in collision about 3 30 . Tuesday on . 7 in Pownal. Involved were a 1964 Pontiac convertible operated by Sarah b. Sheldon of Bennington and a 1963 Chevrolet out rated by Beryl h. Palmer also of Bennington. According to the police report the Sheldon vehicle was proceeding South at the time and had started to make a left turn into a private driveway when the Palmer vehicle heading North came Over the top of a Hill and unable to Stop in time crashed into the right rear of the Pontiac. The rear end of the Pontiac and the front end of the Chevrolet were extensively damaged. Both Drivers escaped serious injury though the Palmer woman did report a bump on the head. About to . Tuesday a 1962 Pontiac operated by Thomas e. Macksey 17, of Arlington went off the left Side of the East Arlington Road and crashed into a tree stump. The right front end of the vehicle and its Windshield were damaged according to police but Macksey escaped injury. The third Accident occurred about 3 this morning on Morgan Street ext. And involved a Ford pick up truck operated by Fred m. Rogers 24, of Morgan Street ext. According to police Rogers was travelling South and went off the right Side of the Road and into a Power pole demolishing the vehicle. Rogers who escaped injury told police he had a it patently fallen asleep at the wheel. Klan probes focus on Louisiana _4 of a comprehensive plan a Manchester selectmen and members of the town planning commission gather around a 1961-1981 town plan which was executed in 1962 and is enjoying a revival with the increased interest in planning now being shown in Bennington county. From left town manager James l. Woodard selectmen s chairman Ferdinand Bongartz planners Douglas p. Shaw or. Ilsley s. Zecher Walter Hayes and James b. Campbell selectmen Orrin Beattie and i. Stanford Zecher. Story on Page i. Ringheiser Harriman area obituaries continued from Page i As that marking Harriman a arrival. There had been no previous word on the arrival of the diplomatic trouble shooter who has conferred in the past with Many Iron curtain nations in what was described at the time As . Peace overtures. Harriman arrived in Warsaw by presidential plane with 17 aides including state department experts on communist China. Peking maintains an ambassador Here and Warsaw is the Only site of .-chinese diplomatic talks. The White House remained silent on Harriman Stop secret Mission which sparked off diplomatic speculation through the world that he might be there to sound out peking on Viet Nam peace moves. The United states officially informed United nations Secretary general Thant of the Harriman Mission a spokesman said in new York. In Harriman s party was David Dean state department specialist on China who comes to Warsaw whenever sino american talks Are scheduled. The embassy would say Only that Harriman had come to Warsaw on Quot official there were reports Harriman Washington a no. I diplomatic trouble shooter was accompanied by chinese interpreters. The embassy said this could not be confirmed. Quot you May expect a Brief statement this afternoon on ambassador Harriman a visit Here but it will not be a very substantial statement Quot an embassy spokesman said. For a decade Warsaw has provided the sole Point of official Contact Between Washington and peking. John a. Gronouski former . Postmaster general and new envoy to Poland held the last such ambassador to Ambas Sador talk dec. 15 in a meeting with communist China a Wang Kuo Chuan. They talked three hours in what Gronouski called a Quot Frank Quot discussion on Southeast Asia. The next .-peking envoy meeting had been scheduled for March 16, and Wang planned a Quot vacation Quot in communist China. Veteran diplomats Here said they were surprised by Harriman s visit. They coupled it with the Post Christmas stoppage of . Bombing of North Viet Nam. They said it pointed toward major diplomatic talks. Municipal court pm Maple bedroom a Shaftsbury Man pleaded guilty to fraud by Check in municipal court wednesday and was Given a suspended sentence at the Windsor House of correction by judge George m. Fien Berg. Charged with writing and passing a fraudulent Check of $25 july 19 was Dudley r. Moulton jr., 32. Moulton was Given a suspended sentence of from 4 to 6 months and was informed he will have to make restitution for All outstanding checks that come to the attention of the probation officer As a condition of his probation. Fines for speeding were imposed on Clifford a. Sweet 16, of Pownal and Malcom g. Blodgett 27, of Bennington. Sweet was fined $25 plus costs for driving at speeds up to 55 mph in a 30 mph zone dec. 27 in North Bennington on it. 67a. Blodgett a $15 plus costs Fine was imposed for speeds approaching 65 mph in a 50 mph Stock averages Dow Jones Bache a co., Albany noon 30 industrials mil.83 3.89 20 railroads 246.00 1.46 is utilities 131.87 4 .57 composite average 338.61 4 1.55 volume 3,210,000 zone North of the Iron Kettle restaurant in Shaftsbury dec. 27. Both respondents admitted their offences. A final traffic Case involved Fred m. Rogers 24, of Bennington who was involved in an Accident Early this morning that was investigated by state police. Rogers pleaded guilty to a charge of careless and negligent operation with an Accident resulting and was fined $35 plus court costs. Group okays recreation projects Montpelier up a the inter Agency committee on natural resources has approved nearly $1.3 million in recreation projects submitted by the department of forests and Parks. Some $646,000 of the total $1,293 million will come from Federal funds. Another $200,000 in projects was put off by the committee until fiscal year 1967 when More Federal funds Are expected to be available. The bulk of the Money approved tuesday will go toward improvements in Vermont s Beach and camping facilities and construction of shelters in Public Parks. Mrs. Bessie Brophy Stone East Dorset a Brophy Stone 79, died tuesday in the Indian River nursing Home Granville ., after a Long illness. She was bom in East Dorset feb. 27, 1886, daughter of Harvey and Minerva Brophy. She attended East Dorset schools and graduated from Burr and Burton Seminary in Manchester in 1905. She was a member of the East Dorset congregational Church and was very Active in Church work. She is survived by her husband Henry g. Stone two sons Donald b. Of Houston Tex. And Guy s. Of East Dorset two daughters Eleanor Malmgren of Pittsfield mass. And Ruth e. Fowler of Manchester depot. Other survivors include seven grandchildren 13 great grandchildren several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 . In the East Dorset congregational Church. Entombment will be in South Village cemetery in East Dorset with burial in the Spring. The Rev. . Nickerson pastor of the Milton congregational Church will officiate assisted by the Rev. Snyder pastor of the Danby congregational Church. Friends May Call at the Brewster funeral Home thursday from 7 to 9 . Leon Galloway South Cambridge A Leon Galloway 66, a lifelong resident Here died Friday morning at the Home of his brother and sister in Law or. And mrs. Rail Galloway with whom he had resided for a number of years. He had been in ill health for several months. He was the son of the late Edward and Carrie Allen Galloway. At the time of his retirement he was employed at the Gold medal Creamery at Buskirk. Besides Ralph he is survived by another brother William of Albany two Sisters mrs. Sarah Keyes of Troy and mrs. Martin Gibbons of Eagle Bridge several nieces nephews and cousins. The funeral was held on monday afternoon at 2 . At Mahar s funeral Home in Hoosick Falls. Interment was in Island Hill cemetery in Buskirk. Miss Mary r. Thompson Hoosick Falls a miss Mary b. Thompson 86, a native of Troy and a resident Here since Early childhood died yesterday at Hoosick Falls health Center of which she was a longtime director. For Many years she supervised the activities of the girls Friendly society of St. Mark s episcopal Church in Hoosick Falls. She was a member of the Church and Active in its organizations. Her nearest survivors Are two nieces mrs. Willaim Livingston of Malden Bridge And mrs. John Rollman of West Dover and a Nephew George s. Thompson of Stowe. A prayer service will be held from her residence on the North Hoosick Road Friday at 1 30 . Funeral services from St. Marks Church will be at 2 . Rev. Joel b. Miller Rector will officiate. Interment will be in Oakwood cemetery. Calling hours at her residence will be thursday afternoon and evening. Friends Are requested to omit Flowers and make memorial contributions to the Hoosick Falls health Center. George h. Lovell Walloomsac �? George h. Lovell 75, of Walloomsac a 53-year member of Van Rensselaer Lodge Flam Hoosick Falls died yesterday at Putnam memorial Hospital after a Long illness. Or. Lovell was born in Hoosick Falls and was employed for Many years As As a pattern maker at the old Walter a. Wood co., in Hoosick Falls. In later years he was a Carpenter. He was the husband of the late Marie Miller. Survivors include a daughter mrs. William Flynn with whom he made his Home in Walloomsac and a sister mrs. Ivan Armstrong and a granddaughter both of Hoosick Falls. Funeral services will be at 2 . Friday from the Leo j. Mahar funeral Home 43 main St., Hoosick Falls. Rev. Oswald Muller pastor of North Hoosick methodist Church will officiate. Friends May Call at the funeral Home wednesday evening and thursday afternoon and evening. Bennington briefs Stratton Mountain ski area reports a 7 to 13 Inch packed powder base this morning with a Trace of new Snow. The weather was Cloudy. The upper Mountain offered fair skiing and the lower and Novice slopes fair to Good. Mrs. Laura Webster of 106 Scott St. Is visiting her son for the holidays in Hartford Conn. The first annual alumni Ball will be tonight at Bennington Catholic High school auditorium. An Effort has been made to Contact All alumni but any who May have been overlooked Are Welcome to attend. Tickets will be available at the door. Dress is either formal or informal. Hospital notes tuesday dec. 28, 1965 admissions Jennie l. Sherwin Arlington John f. Flood North Bennington Thomas a. Pendergast Albany Discharges Catherine Nimons Buskirk Births a daughter was born this morning at 3 47 to or. And mrs. Albert Watson of Bennington. A son to or. And mrs. Calvin g. Snide Bennington. A son to or. And mrs. Bernard r. Garvock of Hoosick Falls A son to or. And mrs. Harold Bowen Bennington. Word has been received of the birth of a daughter tuesday at North Adams Hospital to or and mrs. George Jepson of Stamford. Miss Katharine Cahoon who underwent surgery at the Albany Veterans administration Hospital recently has returned to her Home on Union Street. Her condition is making satisfactory improvement. The old Academy Library will be open As usual monday afternoon from 3 15 to 5 15. Miss Margaretta Rensselaer Van Schuyler will be the librarian in charge. A regular meeting of vow Barracks 1955 will be held at the vow rooms thursday at 7 30 . Knights of Columbus cribbage players will meet Jan. 4 at 7 . At the k of c Hall to plan the an Naul cribbage tournament. Brother Edward Pinsonneault will be chairman of the tournament this year. All interested players Are asked to be present. Employees of the Central Vermont Public service corp. As Well As the Banner Are collecting for the family of the late Clarence Briggs. Checks should be made out to mrs. Clarence Briggs and May be called to or left at the offices of the Banner or the cd pc. All area businesses Are invited to join in collecting contributions which May be sent to mrs. Briggs at 1032 e. Main St., or May be added to the Banner or the cd pc fund. Bennington lanes will be open new years eve. Adv Washington up a Louisiana will be the first state to come under scrutiny when House investigators begin taking a look next week at violence attributed to the Kun flux klan it was Learned today. The House committee on in american activities is scheduled to resume hearings tuesday on the White supremacist organization. According to sources the second phase of the hearings will focus More attention on violence than the first phase which wound up last fall. The panel is expected to spend about a week hearing testimony on the Louisiana Branch of the United klans of America inc., the largest of several klan organizations under investigation. After Louisiana the committee will move on to Mississippi and Alabama two hard Core klan areas and wind up with Florida. About eight or nine weeks of hearings Are expected with some of the time to be spent on smaller klan groups. During its examination of the Louisiana klan movement the committee plans to take notice of happenings during the recent Mcardle a slightly improved North Hoosick w. Y. A Peter f. Mcardle 45, assistant cashier of National commercial Bank and Trust co., Amsterdam is reported Quot slightly improved Quot today at Mary Mcclellan Hospital following a four car crash that hospitalized nine persons tuesday. Mcardle whose condition has changed from Quot critical Quot to Quot serious Quot was operator of a station Wagon carrying six boys from St. Mary a Academy Amsterdam on a skiing trip to mount Snow in West Dover. His son Brian 14, is reported Quot improved but still in serious reported Quot slightly improved but still in serious conditions a is Philip Cortese 14, and the condition of Paul Lewis 14, has changed from Quot fair Quot to two 16-year-old girls Theresa Sardonia and Janet Serge Are reported in Quot Good Quot and Quot satisfactory Quot condition respectively. Treated at the Hospital and discharged yesterday after the Accident which occurred on 22 near the top hat restaurant were Alfred Holton 19, who was also operating an Amsterdam car carrying passengers from St. Mary a Susan Frazein 19, of Meriden Conn. And Paul Morin 22, of Taunton mass. Miss Frazein and Morin were in a third car involved in the Accident. Holton was operator of a car belonging to the Rev. Lawrence Barry who was in a bus with other St. Mary a students which had gone ahead of the private cars. State police said Holtons car skidded across the Highway in front of a 2,600-gallon Oil truck owned by the Millington and Laporte garage a North Hoosick Road and operated by Charles Button. In the first collision the priests car was demolished. The tank car then went across the Highway and the station Wagon operated by Mcardle was also wrecked when it struck the truck in its pathway. Button who went Down a 20-foot embankment into a Meadow with his Tanker was uninjured. Morin a car struck the rear of the station Wagon according to the report. Four of the injured were taken to the Hospital by the Leo j. Mahar ambulance two by the town of Hoosick Rescue squad and the others by state troopers. The four St. Mary s students who were uninjured were taken to Hoosick Falls by William Andrick a photographer and Roy a. Sullivan a Bennington resident who manages the Hoosick Falls office of the Troy record. They went to the Village police station where the police contacted Vermont state police who in turn located father Barry at it. Snow and informed him of the Accident. On the return trip on the bus they stopped at the Cambridge Hospital and father Barry talked with the injured. Civil rights activity in Bogalusa. The klan acquired almost unprecedented Power in that City with members holding prominent positions in Public and private life. A Federal court obtained the names of Many at them and issued an injunction prohibiting the klan from interfering with activities of civil rights groups. Sources said the second stage of the investigation will Center More on violence because the states not yet covered Are generally those that have produced the most racial violence. Holiday store hours announced Ted Bird chairman of the merchants division of the greater Bennington association announced tuesday most member stores will close at 5 30 . Friday new years eve and will remain closed new years Day. Closing the stores will afford employees an Opportunity to participate in Holiday programs Bird explained. It was also noted by the Goa that the majority of merchants division stores will not be open any evening this week. Planning continued from Page i Manchester for the years 1961-1982. Fifty per cent of the $9,-000 Cost was paid by Aid from the . Housing and Home finance Agency. Efforts by Manchester to implement the plan through a zoning ordinance were Defeated in three separate votes a the second vote by a narrow margin. Again emphasizing their support for regional planning for Bennington county or. Ilsley s. Zecher and Walter Hayes both members of the planning commission were appointed to attend a future meeting of the Quot and hoc Quot regional planning committee which is meeting in Arlington. A third Quot observer Quot As yet unnamed will be appointed later by selectmen. The next meeting of the regional committee is scheduled for Jan. 4 in Arlington. Attending the meeting were selectmen Ferdinand Bongartz who is also a planning commission member selectmen i. Stanford Zecher and Orrin Beattie planning commission members or. Zecher Hayes Douglas p. Shaw James b. Campbell and James l. Woodard Manchester town manager. Guerrillas continued from Page i fire into the District capital of Quang Ngai in the Mekong Delta and blew up three Bridges along the main North South Highway through the province. The communists made harassing attacks on several government outposts on the Southern Doorstep of Saigon. None of the attacks was pressed Home however indicating the raids were a cover up for the movement of a Large communist unit through the area. Memorial stains ill be tested by Marble company Proctor up a officials at the Vermont Marble co., say they will test stains in Marble on a John f. Kennedy memorial that had been located in Brooklyn s grand army Plaza. The memorial has been returned to Proctor. A company spokesman said he doubts the Marble became rusted or stained from exposure. A Laboratory report from the new York City department of Parks had blamed Iron in the Marble for the stain. The spokesman said there is no known Case of Vermont Marble staining from exposure. He said company officials believe an outside element did the damage. Or. . Manes will have no office hours this Friday dec. 31. Adv. All Christmas items one half Price. Comer shop 229 North Street. Adv. Boneless roast been fully cooked hams9 9 Shank end in. 5 it Bun end is. 6 h whole or half hams i�.7i St Vottus Market Omer Safford and Gage streets

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