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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - February 19, 1962, Bennington, Vermont 2�?Bennington Banner Bennington mon., feb. 19, 1962 around Vermont Senate unconstitutionally apportioned Rutland a Rutland county moved a step closer a it losing one of its state Senate delegation Friday with a decision by chief Superior court judge Harold c. Sylvester that the Vermont Senate is unconstitutionally apportioned. Judge Sylvester sitting As Chancellor in Chittenden county court ruled that the a allotment of senators. Fails to apportion 30 senators to the several counties according to the population census of 1961." he ruled that the apportionment should be made As near As possible in ratio to population and that three for Rutland county and two each for Addison and Orleans count is would provide the closest ratio. Lake Champlain now Frozen Over Burlington a its official Lake Champlain is now officially Frozen from Shore to Shore. The u. S. Weather Bureau this weekend put feb. 16 into its record books As the Date the Lake succumbed to Winter in 1962. A four below Zero Reading thursday night closed the last remaining patches of open water weathermen said. Vermont aviation co. Fliers made a Low level scrutiny of the Lake Friday and saturday to substantiate the weather bureaus estimations. Feb. 3 is the a a average Date for the freezing and there have been 13 Winters when the Lake remained open since 1816�? first year of recorded Lake freezing. In allot funds for osteopathic Hospital Burlington a the state Board of health has allocated $217,540 in Federal funds toward construction of a proposed $662,620 Osteopath Hosp Tai in Berlin. Funds for Federal participation in the 30-bed Hospital project were approved on condition that Barre and Montpelier physicians and Hospital boards agree to merge in one centralized area Hospital. Last year the Board adopted a policy of not approving allotment of Federal funds to e ther Heaton Hospital in Montpelier or Barre City Hospital with a View toward encouraging one Central facility. The Board also approved full Federal participation in the proposed surgical and emergency Wing of Burlington a Mary Fletcher Hospital and allocated $150,000 to Degoes Briand Hospital to expand x Ray Laboratory Central Supply out patient and emergency services. Connecticut City debates proposal to build 25 huge underground fallout shelters on the Job training riflemen of the . Army a 23rd infantry battalion from fort Richardson near Fairbanks Alaska line up on skis ready to leave Nome Alaska after arrival in air Force planes last week to take part in joint .-Canadian War games in Alaska. Main Maneu vers through feb. 21, called exercise great Bear Are taking place in the Yukon and Tanana River valleys of alaskans Interior. Canadian paratroops and Eskimo scouts will join these . Troops. A wire photo 25 buildings potential shelters Montpelier a a Federal Survey of Public buildings in the capital City indicates 25 of them Are potential fallout shelters in the event of a nuclear attack. The report provides detailed information on the buildings and states they would afford a a moderate degree of among the buildings listed in the 32 checked late last year were the three Public schools some structures at Vermont College churches and municipal buildings. George r. Thompson City civil defense director says that unless the Federal government accelerates processing of surveys throughout the Nat on it could be a year or More before the City receives Federal ratings on the suitability of the buildings As shelters. After that the City would obtain consent of property owners to designate the structures for emergency uses and then Stock them with essential supplies. $100,156 revives a big brother project Barre a Washington county so big brother program for Aid to troubled children will be revived w the a $100,156 Grant from the National Institute of mental health. John m. Spencer of Cuttingsville executive director of the Hope foundation inc., for Rural mental health projects announced receipt of the funds this past weekend. Tile county project will be carried out with student volunteers from Norwich Goddard and Vermont College under the direction of William e. Mitchell a cultural anthropologist formerly affiliated with the research Institute of family relations of the jewish family service in new York City. The project last year was under the direction of or. Arthur s. Funke of the state health departments division of mental health but was abandoned by the state last fall after the state emergency Board refused to approve two full time and one part me positions essential to the work. It was then taken Over by the Hope foundation with the states Blessing. Northeast kingdom eyes Federal Aid St. Johnsbury a Northeast kingdom officials taking note of new optimism expressed by gov. F. Ray Keyser or. That the Region May be Able to qualify for Federal development assistance funds stated this weekend that thorough studies of the possibilities should be initiated immediately. Keyser said the state is working with the northeastern Vermont development association to see if the area can qualify for Aid Grants even though the rest of the state is not eligible because the states unemployment level is below the governments rating for a a a depressed area. Keyser urged that such efforts be initiated on the local a rather than state a level. State sen. George Morse of Danville said the Federal Aid program should be investigated but warned a sometimes the states Are left holding the bag under those Federal Aid programs. We should not take the Money just because it seems to be a St. Johnsbury Village trustee says All facets of Federal Aid avenues should be locked into and state sen. Graham Newell of St. Johnsbury urges that the Public be made aware of the possibilities. Myca directors meet tuesday the monthly meeting of direct tors of the Bennington area Myca will be held tuesday at 6 will be served by members of the Myca auxiliary mrs. Lillian Kleine mrs. Peggy Bullard and mrs. Jane Mckee. The business meeting will follow with president Herbert h. Leonard presiding. A report will be Given on the 1962 finance Campaign. The nominating committee will report on new men for Board membership and plans for the coming year will be presented by resident Leonard. There will be a presentation of certificates to four men who have become life members of the Board. The membership committee will report on plans for membership a rom March i to oct. I when the new membership year begins. Unemployment claims climb but still below last year Myca schedule monday a red Brick school 3 15 father son dinner North Bennington Baptist church6 30 Chu local 158, 4 chess club 7 Tri his 7 g. B. Women a Bowling association 8. Tuesday a red Brick school 3.15 menus conditioning group,5 Myca Board of directors 6 30 boxing instruction 7. Wednesday a boys Bowling grades 3-43.30 Baton twirling classes 3 30 wrestling instruction 7 Industrial management development group 7 girl scout neighbourhood night 7 30. Thursday a boys Bowling grades 5-63.30 Bible class 3.30 menus conditioning group 6 30 carpenters local 994, 8. Friday a Junior High a of u n night a 7 30. Saturday a Junior Rifle club 9 ., armory. Sunday a heart fund drive Headquarters 1 30. Daily weather permitting ice skating Atys Pool and memorial Park. Daily except sunday Pool table Tennis chess checkers Reading Bowling gym showers exercise room intermediate and senior members9 To to . Seasonal factors continued to affect the area labor Market in Bennington during january according to a report released today by the local office of the department of employment Security. Average claims level was up compared to a month ago but Down 15 per cent from january 1961. Job placements were Down somewhat from december and also from last year reflecting a slow Down in greeting card paper goods garment and Brus making segments which produce for the Christmas Trade and Are normally a Low ebb in nid Winter. 754 Job seekers at the end of the month 754 Job seekers were registered against 791 thirty Days previously and 852 on the corresponding Date last year. Newly interviewed for work Dur no the month were 87 persons including 29 women and 19 veterans. Employers listed 65 Job open mrs during the month against 28 in december. Demand for farm help showed Little change with four such listings received. Job placements numbered 22, compared with 31 in the preceding month and 32 last year in january. Of the jobs filled 12 went to women and 4 to veterans. Primary Metal industries accounted for six of the placements followed by service and private and retail Trade four. By occupation seven were classified As unskilled with clerical and sales second at five. 279 initial claims Job opportunities still open at the end of the month numbered 38. This figure compared to 34 a month previously and 53 a year ago. The month end listings included openings for professional and managerial clerical and sales service skilled Semi skilled unskilled agriculture and Woods. New unemployment or shortened hours of work caused the filing of 279 initial claims for state unemployment insurance. This was a substantial decrease from december a total of 461. Workers from the following industries accounted for the most new claims apparel 67 contract construction paper and Allied products,41 each and service and private households 31. Average weekly volume at 615, compared with 505 in the preceding month and 726 in the corresponding period last year. The areas rate of insured unemployment averaged 8.3 per cent against 7.8 per cent in december and 11.5 per cent in january a year ago. Thirty one persons exhausted their current Benefit rights under the states unemployment comp nation Law Dor no the month. Itinerant service is provided weekly on wednesday in Arlington at the Community House at 8 30 and in Manchester at the town managers office at 10 30. By John p. Reilly Norwalk Conj hour Norwalk Conn. Apr a proposal to build huge underground fallout shelters for the 67,000 citizens of this Fairfield county commuter City has set off a continuing controversy Here. The proposal is called the a cheap plan after its mild mannered originator school business manager Norman Heap. The controversy has focused considerable attention on this City a discussion of the pros and cons of fallout shelters. Action is delayed last week the City Council voted 15-1 to delay action on a $15,000 feasibility study of the Heap plan until a decision could be obtained from the states attorney general on whether the City can embark on such a shelter program. City comptroller William j Hanlon questioned whether the City has a Legal right to Issue Bonds for the construction of Shel ters. Corporation counsel Edward j. Zamm also expressed some in Gal doubts. The Heap plan has split the City into three Camps those favouring shelters those opposed to them and those who done to care. By far the third group seems to be the largest if the least vocal. Faces City wide vote if the City Council ultimately votes to proceed with the feasibility study and the plan is found workable mayor Frank j. Cooke has made it Clear that he will not make the final decision the people will. Faced with a plan which will have a staggering effect on City finances the mayor has stated that the final decision a to build or not to build a will be put to a City wide referendum. A i have not been Able to come up with a Clear Cut decision in my own mind As to what is right a he says. Beneath playgrounds the plan As proposed by Heap Calls for construction of 25 huge fallout shelters underneath the playgrounds of the City a schools. Each would accommodate 2,500 to 3,000 persons and would be fully stocked with food and medical supplies contain sanitary facilities and a water Supply. Heap has estimated that his plan would Cost approximately $8.5 Milton. Some sceptics however feel that the Cost would soar to $20 million. They also Point out that in the Case of some of the City solder schools there be adequate underground space. In suggesting school Yards As the location for the shelters Heap Points out that the City already owns the land and that this would place a shelter within a 15-minute walk from any Point in town. Peace Only insurance most outspoken opponent of the shelter plan or any shelters at All is Nolan Kerschner chairman of the Fairfield county chapter of the committee for a sane nuclear policy sane. At a Public hearing in december Kerschner told an audience considering the need for such a plan that a peace was the Only insurance Worth Kerschner says that shelters weaken a persons Resolution to work for peace. While he opposes shelters he does not urge disarmament. Heap counters with the Point that a the All sword no shield policy of National defense is gambling with the lives of the plan has the support of the local civil defense organization but its not waiting for the program. Recently representatives of cd appeared before the City Hall building committee and urged inclusion of a shelter in the basement of the proposed Structure. Merits investigation vocal support has been Given the shelter plan by a group known As the citizens for the Norwalk Community shelter plan. The group says that the plan has Many advantages which at least Merit further investigation. Shirt Sale shirt 2 for $7.00 Adams clothes shop a shoes too a a of in treats a it cock ski in Lai Riis a Cream Sci is i u Eki danish rasho Apple turnovers Salem a super Market science shrinks piles new Way without surgery stops itchy relieves pain new York n. Y. Special a for the first time science has found a new Healing substance with the astonishing ability to shrink haemorrhoids Stop itching and relieve pain a without surgery. In Case after Case while gently relieving pain actual reduction shrinkage took place. Most amazing of ally result were so thorough that sufferers made astonishing statements like a piles have ceased to be a problem a the secret is a new Healing substance Bio Dyne a discovery of in world famous research Institute. This substance is Pfow available in Tuppo Mitory or ointment form under the name preparation a a. At All drug coun Teia. Poor percentage Moscow apr the paper so vets Kaa Rossia says that of 1,200 designers at Moscow a like aches Auto Plant Only 12 did any effective designing in recent months. The Plant is under fire for labor mismanagement and failure to produce new car models. Nichols use our convenient Union St. Customer parking lot amp Entrance Over in new York burglars strike twice in Troy Troy a burglars struck twice Over the weekend in Troy taking equipment Worth $700 at Lansingburg High school and $130 in Cash from a car Wash establishment. Entry at the school was made by forcing a window to the boys locker room then another Small door leading to the Basket room thieves removed an adding machine tape recorder and Cash Register. A Troy woman Dies in fire Troy a mrs. Artemise Robinson 47, died Early yesterday when a fire raged through a downtown apartment in Troy. Mrs. Robinson had turned in the alarm at 1632 fifth ave., then returning to awaken the six other residents of the burning building. Her charred body was found on a Landing of the second floor of the three Story building. An elderly woman mrs. Anna a. Hayes 84, was tossed from a second floor window by firemen into a net during the height of the flames. Her sister miss Julia Hanlon about 75, was carried Down an Aerial ladder. Several firemen received minor injuries and seven were treated for smoke inhalation. Down in Berkshire voters go to the polls today Williamstown a voters will go to the polls today from 8 To 8 . To decide six contests for eight elective town offices. Most interest has been aroused by the contest for two three year terms for selectmen with Filmore r. Baker John Denelli James s. Drummond and Charles b. Hall vying for their first municipal election win. There is also a contest for one three year seat on the Northern Berkshire regional vocational school committee with James j. Casey and Daniel d. Duprat As the candidates. For the Williamstown school committee mrs. Anne Desmond John Keeley and Theodore r. Mehlin Are vying for one seat and for election to the it. Greylock regional school committee Bruce r. Carson and Andrew j. Belardy. We keep Homes on a Low fuel diet on and off so easily. All new Playtex Zipper panty Girdle banishes thigh bulge in into inv a a. Olm or Intonational Lay co donation when anything unusual or unexpected causes your heat ing Plant to become extra a Gant with the warmth in deliver in Mobil heat we notify you immediately. Personal care. 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