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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 4, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Fayette wont resign from Highway Board a the creature comforts for Happy astronauts St. John s teachers set for College strike Montpelier up a state Highway Board member Frederick j. Fayette in Defiance of an executive order by gov. Philip h. Hoff says he will not resign from his administration Post simply because he was elected to the Vermont Senate. In a Surprise move monday Fayette refused to resign under an executive order that members of the administration would not serve in both executive and legislative positions. Hoff said later he would not use his authority to remove the South Burlington democratic senator from office. Hoff said Fayette told him he a would resign from the Senate before he would leave the Highway the governor said Fayette a Semi Silver Quot half dollars Washington up a production of the new a Semi Silver half Dollar will begin at to . Thursday at the Denver mint the Treasury department announced today. The new coins will continue to Bear the portrait of the late president John f. Kennedy but the Silver Content of the coins will be reduced from 90 to 40 per cent. The outer layers of the coins will be 80 per cent Silver while the inner Core will contain Only 21 per cent. A would resign for any other reason but the governor has no other Hoff indicated he did not want Fayette to resign from the heavily Republican legislature. Fayette a decision and Hoff a failure to Back up his executive order eliminates the possibility that Bennington Democrat Robert m. Wilson would be named to the Board. Wilson had been mentioned As a top Prospect for the Post should a vacancy arise. Wilson acknowledged he had talked with the governor about serving on the Board but that no commitment was made. Space Center Houston up a medically speaking men almost certainly could survive a 30-Day flight through space. But the . Astronauts chief physician said monday More a creature comforts a would be needed to keep them Happy. A creature comforts a a As described by or. Charles Berry of the Federal space Agency a manned spacecraft Center near Houston would fall into the category of a Little things mean a the Little things that meant lot to gemini 7 Marathon astronauts Frank Borman and James Lovell included a Chance scout troop 5 5 fakes annual new year s hike by Steve troop 53 Kim troop 53 had its years Day hike was a perfect Day despite the threat or Nichols White Sale i it is ii towels by Kendall extra absorbent Large Reg. 69 let 59 boy scout annual new saturday. It for a hike of rain. Scouts met at the second congregational Church at 9 . First of All we had to decide where our hike should be. Some suggestions were the White rocks on Bald Mountain it. Anthony and the boy scout Camp off the Long Trail in Woodford. We finally agreed on the last As our target. We left the Church at 9 20 . Besides scoutmaster Kendall Adams there were 12 hikers. Two of the group were not members of troop 53. Those in the group were Bobby Burgess Paul Prescott Wynn Metcalfe Peter Metcalfe Brent Metcalfe Chucky Watson Alan Watson skipper Lane Ben Powell John Wiskoski Stephen Grover and myself. Traffic was heavy As we hiked along the main Highway to the Long Trail. Following proper safety precautions we faced the traffic and hiked single file most of the Way. We arrived at the Long Trail Road shortly after la. The Road was Muddy but luckily everyone wore boots. Scouts started to arrive at the Camp at 11 35 and All had reached it by noon. Fires were being started and that meant lunchtime. Or. Adams had requested at an earlier meeting that everyone be prepared to Cook part of their meal with aluminium foil. Most of the hikers followed his request. As the fires were being prepared or. Adams gave a demonstration on How to Cook with the foil. He showed How to do this kind of cooking with carrots cube Steak and potatoes. When his demonstration was Over the scouts went Back to their fires and prepared their own lunches. Following the meal the scouts then cleaned up the area and worked for the balance of the noon hour cutting up Wood and Felling some Trees. The scouts then left either by walking or Riding. In All it was a fun Day at Woodford Camp. January coat Sale women a car Coats trimmed and untrimmed now 15.20 of 23.98 were 18.98 29.98 Drysdale free parking armory lot next door y to the areas highest dividend rate. Interest compounded quarterly. Readily accessible. Money in by the 10th draws interest from the 1st. All deposits insured in full by Massachusetts Law North Adams h00sac your insurance and savings Bank Quot on the 5unny Side of the Street 93 main Street 663-6521 North Adams 663-5353 to climb out of their spacesuits and the Opportunity to read a couple of a a escapist novels before falling off to sleep. Perhaps said Berry even a a a hot cup of Coffee could be an important things to a Man zipping through space for upwards of one month. The doctor obviously pleased at the physical and psychological results of the 14-Day gemini 7 Mission and the one Day flight of its sister a spirit of 76�?� ship gemini 6, said a we can look pretty confidently at an eight Day lunar flight and a we can go on to 30 Day flights in other a but a he added a there is no doubt that we Are going to have to look at More things that Are creature Borman took along a copy of Mark Twain so roughing it and Lovell carried James Fenimore Cooper s a Drums along the mohawks to while away the last few minutes before falling off to sleep at the end of a Busy Day. Berry said he did not know whose idea the books were but that a we All agreed they should be Able to escape this space environment from time to time. Neither however apparently finished Reading his Book. Equally important As far As the Mission was concerned was the astronauts ability to take off their spacesuits said Berry. A it was my feeling that having to Wear the suits the entire 14 Days would have jeopardized completion of the Myca notes an afternoon of ice skating at the Williams College hockey rink in Williamstown mass. Was the culminating activity of the girls Holiday program of the Bennington area Myca. Girls who participated in wednesdays eventful finale were Brenda Kennard Deborah Haynes Cathy Mack Sherry Ann rounds Beatrice Carol Mould Kathy Tanice Prouty Debbie Estes Patty Carmody and Pat Livingston. Special thanks Are in order for mrs. Russell Mack who assisted in transporting the group and to Susan Pello who accompanied the girls. Upon return the participants were treated to Cocoa and cookies by Ann Kuhn and mrs. Mack. These Holiday programs have been supervised by miss Kuhn. Smith Stratton Bushee Earth is shape is like a ii eggplant Cambridge mass. Up a when you describe the shape of the Earth it Isnit Flat it Isnit round it Isnit even Pear shaped anymore. Take the word of the smithsonian astrophysical Observatory a egg Plant shaped is the most accurate description. The Observatory said today that a satellites have thrown geophysicists a couple of curves in their efforts to find out the Earth a exact shape. For two centuries the Observatory experts say a it has been known that our planet is not a proper sphere. It has Small but significant departures from the scientists say of you measure the Globe around at the Equator and then measure it around through the North and South poles theoretically there ought to be a difference of 21.220 Kilometres. A the satellites show a difference of 21.296 Kilometres. In addition the satellites have also shown that we have other actual departures from the theoretical figure a the Observatory experts report. There is a slight bulge around the North pole and slight depressions around the South pole. Chi Yuen Wang a theoretician at the Observatory suggested that the weight of glaciers during the last ice age May be responsible for the discrepancies in the shape of the Earth. He thinks that once the squashing effects of the Long gone ice is removed the Earth May get Back to theoretical Normal. The Bennington Banner telephones business. .442-6300 newsroom. .442-2800 advertising. .442-2684 the Bennington Banner is published daily except sunday and Legal holidays at 425 main St., Bennington vt., 05201 by the Banner publishing corporation. Members of United press International which is entitled exclusively to use Tor republication of All local news printed in this newspaper As Well As All up news dispatches. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery Ioc per Day subscription rates by mail for 50-mile radius and All Vermont 3 months $6.30, 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 new York up a a teachers Union stages the nation s first strike by College faculty members today at St. Johns University one of the largest colleges operated by the roman Catholic Church. The walkout postponed one Day when a citywide subway and bus strike delayed the reopening of the University after the Holiday begins this morning with picket lines at the Kirsch letter published a letter from or. Paul e. Kirsch former assistant superintendent of schools for the Bennington South supervisory Union has been published in the Jan. I Issue of saturday review a nationally known weekly literary Magazine. Kirsch who left Bennington to become superintendent of schools in Salamanca n.y., writes the Magazine of Progress his school District is making in providing Good school facilities for the Seneca Indian reservation within whose boundaries Salamanca itself lies. Kirsch a letter follows a readers of or saturday review May be interested to learn that new York state which administers its own Indian reservations has taken action to eliminate the harsh Inadequacy of reservation schools. A there in the City of Salamanca which lies within the boundaries of the Allegheny reservation of the Seneca nation of indians we Are about to close the last of our reservation schools. Within a month Seneca and non Indian children will come together into a $750,000 modern elementary school building. This will Complete a task begun Here nine years ago when All of the secondary school children in this District began attending school in a modern six year High school building. A the new elementary school was made possible through the cooperative efforts of the Salamanca Board of education the Seneca nation of indians the state education department and the executive and legislative departments of the state government. Special state legislation based upon a realistic consideration of local needs and resources made interest free funds available to the school District which was then Able to undertake the building two St. Johns campuses. The Union predicted one third of the faculty would take part. The United federation of College teachers called the strike in a Long simmering dispute Over academic Freedom which resulted in the dismissal last month of 31 faculty members. The University said it would conduct classes As usual for its 13,000students. Mayor John v. Lindsay offered late monday in telegrams to the University and the Union to appoint a a High ranking official to mediate the dispute. The University administration turned Down earlier offers of mediation by acting City labor commissioner James j. Mcfadden. The very Rev. Joseph t. Cahill St. Johns president said the dispute was an academic rather than labor relations matter. A act president or. Israel Kugler and the Rev Peter of Reilly head of the unions St. Johns chapter said in a joint statement monday they expected a at least 200 of the 651 faculty members would remain away from classes either As strikers or refusing to Cross picket lines. The Union leaders also claimed support from students and said picket lines at the University a Brooklyn and Jamaica Queens campuses would be bolstered by teachers and students from other colleges. They said they had financial support from a number of non academic labor unions and that the joint Council of teamsters and the City scentral labor Council had promised to respect their picket lines. Seeley begins j a prison term for lax fraud Rutland up a or. Ralph h. Seeley a Rutland Eye doctor today began a four months term in Federal prison in Danbury conn., on a charge of Federal income tax evasion. Seeley surrendered to . Marshals monday to begin serving the term set oct. 21 in . District court in Montpelier. He had pleaded guilty to avoiding some $11,528 in income taxes but carrying out of the sentence was deferred to allow Seeley to attend to personal matters. Seeley also was fined $5,000 and ordered to pay $31,000 in Back taxes. Bennington Banner tuesday january textile operator faces fraud charges a Worcester mass., Man who several months ago started up a Small textile operation in Bennington will face charges of fraud by Check Here if he can be returned As a fugitive from Justice from his Home state. States atty. R. Marshall Witten reported monday that a 28-count warrant had been issued for John Greene proprietor of the . Spinning corp. Which last fall began operations in the former Rockwood Mill on East main Street. The Man is alleged to have issued a number of fraudulent checks both to his employees As payment of wages and to a number of local businesses As Well. The Man subsequently left the state. The value of the allegedly worthless checks is said by Bennington Village police to run into a a thousands of dollars. According to Witten the warrant was sent to authorities in Massachusetts and the Man has been picked up there. Bail has been posted and disposition of the charges against Greene As a fugitive from Justice is now pending before a Worcester judge. The state s attorney said however that he anticipated Greene would surrender himself to local authorities on Jan. 12 to face arraignment Here. Witten added that Village police have responsibility in the Case and asked that anybody who Lias a Check issued by Greene which is believed to be a fraudulent one to turn it Over to Village police for evidence. Police would also be interested in hearing from any body who knows of any such checks which other persons May have Witten indicated. Top la Oman journalist Dies at 45 Washington up a pulitzer prize winning War correspondent Marguerite Higgins died monday at Walter Reed army medical Center an apparent casualty of a recent trip to cover the fighting in Viet Nam. Miss Higgins 45, had been in the Hospital since last nov. 3 for treatment of a liver infection caused by a tropical parasite. Doctors attributed her death to complications caused by the ailment. The Veteran reporter became ill a Short time after returning from a month Long trip to South Viet Nam India and Pakistan. She delayed entering the Hospital to Complete a series of columns and continued to Supply copy for the Long Island newspaper new Day and other papers even after being placed on the critical list. Her last column appeared Friday. 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