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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - December 30, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner monday december 30, 1963 around Vermont Ginsburg wants tax Deal Rutland apr William i. Ginsburg president of the Rutland railway corp., said last night his line will give the state enough time to buy the entire line if in turn the state does t impose a penalty on overdue taxes owed by the Railroad. The Railroad owes $93,472 in outstanding 1962-63 taxes. About half of it is subject to a penalty of $100 a Day for each Day it is overdue. An option Extension by Ginsburg would give the state the oppor Tunley to buy the Alburg Burlington and Rutland Bellows Falls Section of the Railroad. So far the state has indicated interest in buying Only two stretches. These Are the 126-mile Section Between Burlington and White Creek n.y., and Bellows Falls to Ludlow stretch which is nearly 30 Miles Long. Ginsburg said he intends to pay All the due taxes and cooperate with the state before considering Salvage Sale of the Railroad property. Hoff sets meeting on Dewey utilise Montpelier apr gov. Hoff has called a meeting for Jan. 13 in his office to discuss the preservation of the Admiral Dewey Birthplace on state Street. Plans for the restoration Campaign will be outlined by a group concerned with the future of the Home which is now privately owned. The Purchase Price of the Home is $20,000 and an estimated $40,000 would be needed to restore it. Fret funerals from free press Burlington apr want a free funeral if you re willing to Register with the Burlington free press stating that you plan to i drink and 2 drive on new year s eve a and if you re killed doing so the newspaper will pick up the Tab. A Page one advertisement today invited such Drinker Drivers to Register with the newspaper tomorrow. If a celebratory who has registered is killed Between to . Tomorrow and 6 . New year s morning the free press says it will pay All the funeral expenses. Five persons registered in 1961, the first time the newspaper preregistered its a potential traffic two signed up last year. No one has collected so far. I v i will lend rooms to Lour Burlington a the University of Vermont will lend facilities to Chittenden county municipal court from Jan. 13 to 31 in a cooperative gesture aimed at helping the court Clear a docket president John t. Fey said the University was pleased that it had uncommitted space available at the time judge William c. Hill approached Ulm with the problem. The University will make available the memorial lounge in Waterman Hall and three nearby classrooms which will serve As judge s chamber and As rooms for jurors. Over in new York owner of state discovered Troy a the Marble statue of the blessed Virgin which was smashed in front of the record newspapers was stolen from the outdoor shrine at the Home of mrs. Angeline Geraci it was Learned sunday. The statue purchased in Italy for $225, was securely fastened to a base and was in place thursday night. It was smashed Early Friday morning. Two other statues were unharmed. 26 Hurt in Troy area rashes Troy a a total of 26 persons were injured in Auto crashes due to Slippery Highway conditions Over the weekend. Among them was a 30-year-old Schenectady Man Richard Spencer who lost a leg when pinned Between two cars. Three fires in Login to Troy a a House a garage and a barn were badly damaged in Rensselaer county fires sunday afternoon. The Home was in Durns Corner the garage in Tom Han and the barn containing poultry and rabbits was in Jacksonville. Held Tor i Ira Laries Coho Snelson a. Jerome 25, of this City was arrested by state police sunday for participation in at least 20 burglaries. They include thefts from Homes stores and business establishments. Down in Berkshire prof. Burns Wallop Lazy Congress Williamstown a or. James m. Burns professor of government at Williams College appearing sunday on a National television program from Washington labelled the 88th Congress the greatest a do nothing Congress Quot and predicted that president Johnson despite his legislative skill would trip Over its sheer negativism. Among the newsmen on the a meet the press Quot program was William s. White one of the Foremost defenders of Congress who cited its accomplishments. Burns however an advocate of presidential strength singled out civil rights tax Reform and Aid to education. In lard to a a Krill Quot kit it vol Williamstown a a recommendation that $16,758 in state funds for which the town is eligible be allocated to reconstruction of the West main Street Bridge Over Buxton Brook will be made to the Board of selectmen tonight by j. Maynard Austin town manager. Austin said that the town has been advised by the state department of Public works of its eligibility for the funds under chapter 822 of the acts of 1963. He added that the local Highway department has been having trouble maintaining the Span which is not structurally sound. Fractures bark w bile roasting Pittsfield a mrs. June Chapman 22, of South Acton fractured her Back saturday tobogganing at the Berkshire country club. Her condition is reported As Good at Pittsfield general Hospital. People Iii the news new York apr the Rev. Martin Luther King jr., a Leader in the negro drive for civil rights has been named Man of the year by time Magazine. He s the first negro to win the award begun 37 years ago. The weekly news Magazine said King a has made himself the unchallenged voice of the negro people a and he disquieting conscience of the Palm Springs Calif. Apr Gene Tunney s son John v. Tunney says he plans to seek democratic nomination to Congress from californians 38thdistrict. The elder Tunney former world s heavyweight boxing Champion told a party in his Honor at Palm Springs a i want nothing except that you nominate and elect my son to dying athlete May get bridegroom arrested kidney from Mother for murder in cafe first lady mrs. Lyndon b. Johnson adds her support to the 1963 Christmas Seal Campaign. Mrs. Johnson holds one of the first sheets of the 1963 Christmas seals symbols of the War on tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases carried on by the Vermont tuberculosis and health association. Association health programs for the coming year in Vermont Are in danger because of decreased receipts in this year s Campaign. Christmas Seal sales fall below last year As the 1963 Christmas Seal Campaign moves into its sixth week president and mrs. Lyndon b. Johnson reaffirmed White House support of the health crusade. The Campaign in Vermont As in Many other areas of the country is below the 1962 figure a deficit in Vermont of seventeen Hundred dollars with total receipts for 1963 reaching $41,632. In a Telegram to Peter a Janss president of the National tuberculosis association president Johnson said a until that hoped for Day when tuberculosis is no More the War against this disease must Goon without slackening without faltering. The annual Christmas Seal Campaign of the National tuberculosis association offers an Opportunity for All of us to contribute to the winning of the fight against to. The Purchase and use of these seals is an expression of the spirit of Christmas in its finest form. I urge All americans to join in the great commenting on the situation in this state David a. De Turk executive director of the Veigt Mont tuberculosis and health association stated a it is understandable that Many people who received seals and used them forgot to Send in their contribution. Reminders Are going out to these people now. We can Only say that our efforts to develop stronger programs in Veigt Mont in 1964 will be definitely hampered unless our citizens make their first new year s Resolution one of contributing to this cause. A Small contribution multiplied by thousands is ail we need to put us Over the top. In return your association pledges to continue and increase its efforts in education diagnosis and treatment of Chest programs of the Vermont tuberculosis and health association Are supported solely by Christmas Seal funds. Lakonia sinks beneath 13,200 of Atlantic Lisbon Portugal apr the burned out Shell of the greek cruise liner Lakonia Sank in 13,200 feet of Atlantic water sunday As she was being towed toward Gibraltar. Capt. Trygve Gaarsoe of the norwegian tug Hercules who was directing the attempt to Salvage the Hulk said the ship s starboard list increased saturday night. Six men from one of the two portuguese tugs with the Hercules were put aboard the wreck sunday morning to close All starboard portholes. The growing list forced them off after four hours. A suddenly at 2 . The wreck heeled Over to starboard until the decks on that Side were awash Quot Gaarsoe reported by ship to Shore Telephone. A just As she went Down she rolled Back completely so that her decks were pointing straight toward us on her port Side Quot he said. Gaarsoe said the Lakonia Sank about 260 Miles Southwest of Gibraltar. A it was simply too Burnt out to stay afloat Quot he said. A the charred Metal was Cooling Down after the fire and this set up a lot of irregular stresses and the weakened Structure probably simply broke fire broke out on the Lakonia on the night of dec. 22 As she was sailing from Britain to the Madeira and Canary islands. Of the 1,041 persons aboard 91 Are known dead and 64 Are missing. Votes in Roll Calls by . Congressmen Powell sees Boston apr a former football player from West Paterson n.j., now dying of a kidney disease is slated to Start tests today to determine Wyeth composer aves royalties to Hospital Palm Springs Calif. Apr composer Frederick Fritz Loewe has Given music royalties Worth an estimated $1 million to desert Hospital. Loew composer of a my fair lady Quot and Many other Broadway scores arranged to give the Hospital 50 per cent of his music royalties during the life of the copyright. A i love Palm Springs. It is my favorite place in All the world and i wanted to do something in return for All it has meant to me Quot the 63-year-old Loewe said. Anti social behaviour hit by army colonel Montpelier a final determination As to acceptance or rejection for military service is being delayed at armed forces examining stations on an alarming number of cases because of anti social tendencies or behaviour col. Elbert t. Kimball Vermont state director of selective service announced today. Col. Kimball offered a word of caution to registrants about being truthful when they Complete their classification questionnaires. Submitting straightforward and honest answers to questions contained in the questionnaire Are required by Law. Imprisonment for not More than five years or a Fine of not More than $10,000 or both such Fine and imprisonment is provided As a penalty for knowingly making a false statement bearing upon classification. The acceptance or rejection of Many registrants has been unnecessarily delayed weeks and months in some cases because of the failure of some registrants to properly Complete series 12 of the questionnaire dealing with court record. When registrants enter a none Quot in series 12 of the questionnaire concerning court record and it is later Learned from questioning at the examining station that they have been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation a moral waiver has to be obtained from higher Headquarters before they Are found acceptable for service. Col. Kimball says that on Many of these cases telling the truth about court records at the Start would eliminate sending some of these registrants to the examining station at All. This rejection at the local Board level would save time and government Money he remarked. Producing statistics compiled by miss Gertrude h. Phelps quotas and Calls clerk of the Headquarters staff col. Kimball pointed out that Over the past three months a total of 41 cases out of 239 registrants forwarded had been held up at examining stations pending either the granting of a moral waiver or final determination made to reject registrants because of antisocial tendencies or behaviour. Registrants from Vermont a 14 local selective service boards Are sent to out of state armed forces examining stations located in Albany n.y., Springfield mass., and Manchester . Washington apr How new England members of Congress were recorded on recent Roll Call votes House on motion adopted 141 136, sending Back to committee and thereby rejecting $3.2 billion foreign Aid appropriation Bill for Bates r-mass.,Cleveland, r-., Keith r mass., Elbal r-Conn., Stafford r vt., Wyman r-. Against a Boland d-mass., Conte r-mass., dad Dario d-Conn., Fogarty , Giaimo d Conn., Grabowski d-Conn., of Neill d mass., St. Germain , St. Onge d Conn. Answering a present Quot Morse r mass., Tupper r Maine. Not voting Burke d -mass., Donohue d-mass., Mcintire r-mass., Macdonald d-mass., Martin r-mass., Mona Gan d-Conn., Philbin a mass. On Resolution rejected by vote of 202 yeas to 105 two thirds majority require for immediate consideration of foreign Aid appropriation Bill for adoption Boland Burke Conte Daddario Donohue Fogarty Giaimo Macdonald Mon Agan Morese o Neill St. Germain St. Onge Stafford. Against a Bates Cleveland Keith Mcintire Wyman. Not voting a Grabowski Martin Philbin Sibal Tupper. On adoption 189-158, of Compromise amendment giving president flexibility on credit restrictions in Trade with communist nations for a Boland Burke Conte Daddario Donohue Fogarty Giaimo Grabowski Macdonald Monagan o Neill St. Germain St. Onge. Against a Bates Cleveland Keith Mcintire Sibal Stafford Wyman. Answering a present Quot Morse. Not voting a Martin Philbin Tupper. Not voting but announced for Philbin Morse Tupper Martin. Senate no Roll Calls in period covered. Murder keeps close to Home Cleveland apr Mur Der is largely a family affair a new York sociologist said today. At least declared or. Gerhard Falk of the state University College at Buffalo murder is a a very intimate matter which takes place Between relatives and friends and rarely Between describing a study of various aspects of homicide he told the american association for the advancement of science that among 121 murders committed in Buffalo from 1948-1955, Only 12 per cent of the victims were strangers to the killers. Rocky. Barry loners to . Manchester . Apr former new Hampshire gov. Wesley Powell believe that neither sen. Barry Coldwater nor gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller would defeat president Johnson in 1964. The outspoken Republican politician who bolted a year ago to Back democratic gov. John w. Kings election bid said yesterday a neither sen. Coldwater nor gov. Rockefeller offer Hope for a Republican Victory in 1964.&Quot he said a president Johnson is a skillful and careful Man and poses a real problem for the Powell told a television audience on amur to he would announce in january the candidate he favors for the 1964 Republican nomination. Prior to president Kennedy a assassination Powell had said he would support sen. Margaret Chase Smith a Maine in new Hampshire a first in the nation primary March to. Ritters Cut asparagus 4 ? m shoulder Lamb chops. 79 Walker is marketer it will be practicable for his Mother to donate one of her kidneys. William Koscuiszka jr., 24, arrived in Boston yesterday with his parents and was admitted to Peter Bent Brigham Hospital where kidney transplant surgery was pioneered nine years ago. Doctors have told the Young Man an end on the Bloomfield n.j., College football team before being stricken two years ago that his Only Hope for survival is a transplant operation. Such surgery usually is done Between identical twins. Doctors say Koscuiszka s Mother mrs. Dorothy Koscuiszka 43, would be the next Best Choice since he has no twin. Mrs. Koscuiszka has volunteered to give up both her kidneys if necessary for her son s life. Such a move would mean death to her since one kidney is necessary for survival. A i gave him life once Quot she said a and god willing i la give him life again. He a so Young and i be lived my arriving with Koscuiszka and his Mother was the ailing Young Many a father William a foundry worker who observed his 50th birthday yesterday. A sister Gall 18, is attending Paterson state teachers College. Koscuiszka is suffering from chronic glomerulonephritis. The residents of West Paterson have raised $5,200 thus far to help defray the expenses of his illness and hospitalization. Both parents offered to donate a healthy kidney. Tests indicated the mothers would be most suitable. More extensive tests will be made during the next two weeks at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital to determine if the Mother s kidney would be compatible in her son s body. Williamston rights leaders in Concord fall River mass. Apr touring civil rights leaders from Williamston n.c., take their a Freedom rally Quot caravan to historic Concord tonight for a rally at Trinity episcopal Church. The Integrationist led by 13 hymn singing teenagers appeared at fall River a sacred heart school last night drawing an audience estimated at 1,000, most of them White. The Host for the meeting was the Rev. Floyd Black president of the fall River chapter of the a act who outlined what he called the problems of the negroes in the City. He extracted a Promise from Community leaders that the complaints of the negroes will be Given a sympathetic hearing and will be dealt with As quickly As possible. Among those endorsing the meeting was the most. Rev. James i. Connolly Bishop of the fall River roman Catholic diocese. The Williamston civil rights demonstrators received their invitation to visit the area from the Rev. Harold Melvin an episcopal Clergyman who was among the Northern clergymen jailed in Williamston for joining demonstrations in the North Carolina Community. The group will journey to Rutland vt., tomorrow. Free o this new Armstrong Booklet describes the differences in Vinyl floors come in today for your free copy Dunham s furniture inc. 320 Elm St. Dial 2-5131 fall River mass. Apr a Young Man arrested for murder 90 minutes after he was married was due in court today in the weekend slaying of a cafe owner. Gerald j. Sousa 21, of fall River was arrested at his wedding reception Here Early yesterday. He had been married Only an hour and a half earlier in Boston. Police charged him with fatally shooting Jean Thibeault 50, in Thibeault a fall River cafe Early saturday during a Holdup attempt. Thibeault was shot in the head and Chest when he refused to turn Over a key to an office Safe police said. Five other men were arrested at their Providence r.i., Homes yesterday in connection with the slaying. Joseph l. Robideau 21, and John e. Petetabella 20, were held As fugitives from Justice in Massachusetts. Police said they were with Sousa during the Holdup just before closing time. Petetabella a father Joseph 48, is serving a life prison term Sinatra Case studied los Angeles apr a Federal grand jury will continue deliberations Jan. 2 on the Frank Sinatra or. Kidnap Case. The jury began studying evidence thursday against three men jailed by the Fri and charged with the dec. 8 abduction of the Young Singer. The three Are John William Irwin 42 Barry Worthington Keenan 23, and Joseph Clyde Amsler 23. At Wethersfield Conn., for the 1952 Hitchhike slaying of George Zig Erskil at Hartford Conn. Paul v. Cioci 20, Joseph mar Rone 20, and Robert o Neill 22, were accused of harbouring Robideau and Petetabella. Thibeault waitress and three patrons were in Padden s cafe when three Well dressed youths walked in and held up the co owner. The waitress Barbara Ferree 44, of fall River was slugged on the head with a pistol before Thibeault was shot. No Down payment charge it your Way take 30 Days or months to pay 210north Bennington _9d_ . 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