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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 19, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 10-Bennington Banner Friday july 19, 1963 Union school group to inspect Sites the site committee of the it. Anthony Union school District Board and one other new member of the Board not on the committee will conduct an inspection tour saturday morning of the four Sites considered by the 1962-63 Board for a new Union High school. The Fillmore farms site eventually selected by that Board was part of the twice Defeated pro Knapp Heads supervisory school Board Ronald r. Knapp of 137 Burgess Road thursday night was elected chairman of i the Bennington South supervisory Union Board succeeding Franklin Riley of 250 main St. Knapp is a trustee of the Bennington graded school District which with the it. Anthony Union school District makes up the supervisory Union. Named As Secretary of the supervisory Union Board was John h. Williams ii of 155 main St., chairman of the it. Anthony Union Board. He succeeds Walter g. Dan sch of Robinson Avenue formerly a it. Anthony District director. The two districts comprising the supervisory Union each have three representatives to the Union Board from their own boards. Others from the Bennington graded District Are Riley and Richard Sleeman of school Street others from the it. Anthony Board Are Barton Jenks of Shaftsbury and Edma a. Riley of North Bennington. The prime function of the sup or Velory Board is the selection of the superintendent to serve the member districts and the determination of his salary and How it shall be divided Between the member districts. Last nights meeting however did not Deal with these questions but was held primarily for election of officers and other routine organizational matters. Superintendent of the District is Allan j. Heath of 239 Grandview St. Hospital notes thursday. July 19 admissions mrs. Helen judge George r. King and mrs. Margaret Benedict All of Bennington. Discharges mrs. Anna Baldwin and mrs. Lottie Smith both of Bennington. Births or. And mrs. Robert Harris of North Pownal a son on july 18. Other births a son Christopher Keefe was born july 2 to or. And mrs. G. Taylor Holbrook of Brewerton . The couple has a son Mark. The new arrival s father was formerly on the news staff of the Banner. Work table space Saver giant size Cabinet with Forward sliding shelves and self storing ironing Board $ 32m Only $1.50 weekly Fienberg a 447 main St. Bennington it. Postal for a new school put to voters earlier this year. That proposal including the question of site is now being reconsidered by the 1963-64 Board. Saturdays tour which the Public is invited to join a is being made primarily for the orientation of the new site committee and new Board members. The committee will then consider a and the full Board will decide on a the final mechanics for choosing the site for a new or revised proposal. The other potential Sites to be viewed Are the Vermont soldiers Home property the Rice farm along . 7 near radio station Watn and the town farm land and adjacent area on Willow Road beyond the Molly Stark school. Members of the site committee Are John p. Morrissey chairman mrs. Marian c. Taylor Norman Stratton and Franklin Frantz. All except Frantz who will conduct the tour Are new Board members. The one other new member of the Board is Edma a. Riley. Other members of the Board and the Public May also join the inspection trip which leaves the Bennington elementary school at 9 . Rutland faces court appearance in trailer suit Rutland a the City of Rutland is expected to appear in Rutland county court Here soon to answer a suit filed by Alvah b. Billings of Rutland seeking court review of aldermen a refusal to let him establish a trailer Park Here. The Board of aldermen has refused three requests by Billings within the past year. He had sought permission to develop a trailer Park near Southern Boulevard which met stiff opposition and caused Billings to shift the site request to Curtis Avenue. In presenting the latter request Billings produced signed petitions from adjacent landowners. Billings is represented by atty. Hanford b. Davis of Brandon who also represents or. And mrs. Joseph Corcoran of Bennington in their chancery court suit against the Village of Bennington Over a similar trailer Park proposal. Khrushchev continued from Page i Force in settling european problems. Such a declaration would get around the big stumbling Block created for the Westby the treaty proposal. Khrushchev in a speech in East Berlin july 2 proposed a treaty Between the 15-nation nato Alliance and the seven nation Warsaw pact group. Not All nato allies favor such a treaty since it would in effect formalize the present division of Europe. The West German government is strongly opposed. Lightning continued from Page i the heat was so intense it melted pulleys on Power saws. All wooden patterns for Abramson a products were also ruined. An earlier strike from the skies about 4 45 . Set a Blaze in Woods behind the Donald Riker farm in Richville but rain put it out by the time Manchester firmen arrived. Paris continued from Page i Parisi is an italian citizen but Gibson said this won t necessarily make it harder to extradite him of he is found in his native country. A it might be difficult in any Case regardless of where he a found a Gibson said. A there s a great Deal of work involving the state department and so Forth so All. We can do until he is found is study the Legal Childe he a Bazaar your Headquarters for a layettes a underwear a pyjamas knit sportswear main Street Bennington it. Swifts Bacon local Large fresh eggs Armour Franks la. Pkg. 2 2 Doz la. Pkg. 39 up 89 Madkour s Central Market during and after scenes Here a what happened in one main Street shoe store thursday night when huge crowds filled the downtown shopping District for the first Quot Midsummer madness Sale sponsored by some 25 members of the greater Bennington association. The participating stores reopened their shops at 8 last night and remained open until after la ., offering bargains and promotional gimmicks. In the photos above crowd at bargain counter of Gladstone shoe store is lined up before sales clerks. At right debris of shoe boxes clutters store aisle after departure of shoppers. Grimm Bennington briefs the regular knights of Columbus meeting scheduled for july 23 has been postponed until aug. 6. Marine Cpl. Stephen j. Williams son of or. And mrs. Richard Williams of 105 Fairview Terrace is serving with Marine All weather Sydn. 531, which returned to the Marine corps air station at Cherry Point . Last month after completing More than three months temporary duty with the North american air defense command at the . Naval air station key West Fla. This was the first Marine unit of its kind assigned to Norad for temporary duty. The peace corps placement test will be Given tomorrow at 8 30 . At the second congregational Church on Hillside Street. The test lasts about two hours. Applicants should fill out in Advance application forms obtainable at the Bennington Post office. Or. John m. Mook will be on vacation july 22 to August 12. Office will be closed july 22 to August 5. Adv. July 19 rain robbery continued from Page i Tion of what happened to the Grain. Barter deals involving surplus . Farm products Are More or less sales deals. In the Case of barter the government gets paid in strategic materials instead of dollars and limits destination of the commodities to areas which otherwise would not buy the . the Case of the austrian deals which began in 1959, the department agreed with austrian traders to sell them feed grains for strategic materials of equal value. As the transactions went Forward the department provided the Grain to the private concerns which arranged for their shipment to German ports. The department in turn received payment in the strategic materials. Rifle shot misses passenger head a Rifle ripped through the roof of a convertible wednesday night As two Hoosick Falls ., residents were travelling along Vermont 346 in North Pownal in the Vicinity of the Warren wire co. The Driver Royal Howard told Vermont state police stationed at Green Mountain Park that the Bullet a of Small Caliper a Bent a Cross Frame in the roof of the car and passed within inches of the head of his companion miss Sharon Carr. He told police that the shot appeared to come from the Hill opposite the Plant but that it was impossible to make out anything clearly in the darkness Board elects Dunn chairman Cambridge . A Thomas f. Dunn formerly of Bennington was renamed president of Cambridge Central school District Board of education at the re organizational meeting tuesday evening at the local school building. Everett Ashworth was renamed vice president. Both offices Are for one year. Other members of the Board Are Clarence Coulter Robert o. Booker and Lyman n. White who was elected to a five year term july 9. Also attending the meeting was supervising principal Charles w. Bowler and mrs. Elizabeth Center clerk who presided until the election of officers. Mrs. Center was renamed clerk for the District and William o. Engle was reappointed treas Erer. Mrs. Irene r. Wallace of Jackson was appointed collector of school taxes. These appointments Are for one year. Board meetings will be held the second wednesday of each month at 7 30 . In the principals office at the local school. The August meeting will be held aug. 8. Huge crowd of shoppers fills downtown for merchants a Midsummer madness Sale huge crowds of shoppers filled main Street Between 8 and 12 last night making what appeared today to be a resounding Success of the downtown merchants a Midsummer madness Sale. Alexander dragon chairman of the downtown merchants division of the greater Bennington association called the promotion a More of a Success than i thought it would be. In a sorry All the merchants did t join it but i Hope next year everyone crowds descended upon the downtown Section last night like an invasion. The streets were literally packed with shoppers by 9 30, and some stores were so crowded that patrons had to stand in line to pay for their bargains. By 11 30, however most of the activity was finished and the stores began to close. By Midnight the main Street was Back to its Normal weekday night appearance. Only a handful of stores kept their doors open to the bewitching hour and Only three people and employees were present for a Midnight door prize awarding at Quinlan s drug store. The shopping crowd included people from Many localities in the East with shoppers identified from such places As Brooklyn ., Troy . And communities in new Jersey. A vacationer or. Henry red Lus of South River n.j., who is spending two Days in Bennington with his wife As part of a new England tour said a a it a just like Home they be got some terrific bargains noting the racial Roundup continued from Page i a i had been contacted by the president of the bar association about the existence of such a committee and that they could help in racial matters and they would be glad to do so a Finan said. Integration Deli a new Orleans apr the 5th . Circuit court of appeals thursday delayed court ordered desegregation of Public schools in Mobile ala., until 1964. The action came in the courts modification of its july 9 decision which directed the Mobile City county school Board to submit a desegregation plan starting with the first Grade by aug. I. 81.4 million Bonds Charleston . Apr Bonds totalling nearly $1.4 million have been placed against negro demonstrators arrested during nearly six weeks of anti segregation activity Here. Negro leaders viewed the Bond assessments As an attempt to break the demonstrations which have occurred almost daily since june 9. Magistrate George t. Runey added to the total thursday when he set Bonds totalling $690,000 for 68 negroes arrested on riot charges. The 68 were arrested tuesday night when six policemen and a fireman were injured some by bricks thrown by negroes demonstrating in front of the Charleston news and courier buildings. Runey ordered the Rev. I. De Quincey Newman state Field Secretary for the National association for the advancement of coloured people and James Blake an a act youth director to Post bail of $15,000 each. The other 66 were held under $10,000 Bonds. Negro protest leaders had pledged property to cover Bonds of More than $700,000 placed against some 600 arrested in previous demonstrations. Sit in stopped Chicago apr a nine Day around the clock civil rights sit in demonstration in the Chicago Board of education offices has been stopped by police. Ten White and negro demonstrators who had refused to leave a conference room where the sit in was conducted were arrested thursday on charges of trespass and disorderly conduct. Cosmopolitan qualities of last nights promotion Redlus observed a ifs entirely out of place with the Rural character of new merchants indicated that the a Midsummer madness was nothing but a Success. Dragon said the Sale appeared More successful than the Dollar Days promotion last february. John proud owner of the Adams shop which deals in menus clothes termed last nights festivities a very John Cufari manager of m. H. Fishmann a variety store said a i give Alexander dragon credit for warning before rash this Sale he worked hard to promote it. It was about the Best Sale we be Ever Richard Orellana a staff announcer for Watn took a few minutes off from bargain grabbing with his wife to comment on the huge crowds. A native of California Orellana said that the a a madness shoppers represented a the Best crowd in be seen in the crowds were Large and the economic Success should also be Large although proof will have to await final Cash Register figures still being totalled this noon. Hoosick Falls pair tried to slow Down youths the death of 17-year-old Glenn Trudeau of North Adams mass., wednesday night on a Back country Road in Petersburg ., occurred despite a Hoosick Falls postal employees warning for the youths to drive safely earlier in the evening. About a half hour before the car in which Trudeau and two other North Adams youths a George e. Robare 14, and the Driver John e. Rohane 18�?overturned at about 10 30 ., James e. Monohan told police he had seen the boys driving at what he termed a excessive speeds through the Village of Hoosick Falls. Monohan said that at about to . Wednesday he saw a car heading through a Stop sign on Madison Street past the intersection of the villages main thoroughfare Mechanic Street a at 50 Miles per hours at Monohan who lives on Madison Street noticed the car speeding past his House. Since Madison is a dead end Street Monohan said that he knew the car would have to turn around and pass his House again. Moments later the car did return and stopped when Monohan shouted to the Driver. Warning the boys of the dangers of their excessive Speed Monohan reported that the Driver said a i m a they certainly were not Wise a Monohan noted and added that the Trio then drove away fearing further consequences Monohan notified mayor Leo Al Bowicz a neighbor and the two a took a swing around the town to see if they could locate the boys. Monohan indicated that Al Bowicz As mayor had the Power to arrest the boys. Not finding the Trio the mayor and Monohan notified the police who investigated but could not find the car whose License plate number Monohan had noted. There was no doubt that the boys had left town. By 10 30, the crash had occurred on Rensselaer county route 13. Hoosick Falls police said they a plan no action against the Driver. Rohane a condition at Putnam memorial Hospital Here was reported Good this morning and Hospital authorities said there is llilllllllllliittllllltlliiilillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllil1 Stork averages Dow Jones Bache amp co., Albany noon 30 industrials 692.86�? 3 04 20 railroads 170.03�? .25 15 utilities 137.76 unchanged composite average 250.51 a .71 sales 1,620.000 possibility that he will be released today. Rohane was admitted with abrasions and possible internal injuries thursday morning. The third youth Robare was treated As an out patient with minor injuries. Rohane has been summoned by new York state police to appear before Justice of the peace Harry Nyberg in Hoosick july 26. State police say he faces charges of a Speed unreasonable for Road conditions and driving with an expired License. Tax Relief continued from Page i formed that some newspapers were lumping Pownal and Vermont together in the matter of concessions to the track. This Strobridge branded As a Flat untruth. A i done to blame them for trying a he commented a but we give it to them if we wanted to. True the legislation establishing the track left concessions up to the selectmen. But the towns budget this year based on increased Revenue from the track is about a third larger than that of 1962. In addition we Are reconstructing a stretch of Road to North Pownal at a Cost of $32,000 mostly for the track s Benefit. The track made no request for direct real estate tax Relief at least it did not sent anyone to protest on grievance town officials also cited Lou Smiths remark that the track a had plenty of although track officials said later that Smith meant the track would have plenty of Money if the legislature granted it a sliding scale of state tax Cut Foi this year they did not deny that once the Concession were granted they would have it. Strobridge reviewing the Stormy sessions during which de Matteo made his pitch for financial Relief from the town grinned As he said a we took it All in and All we said was no a he added that the Board expects further heated sessions about the remaining payments due from the current meeting but said the boards stand will not be changed. The meet opened May 24 and ends a week from tomorrow a total of 56 Days of $11,200, considerable Money for a town Pownal a size. In addition the track will pay approximately $50,000 in real estate taxes. Two of the selectmen Strobridge and Arthur George Are employed by the track. Strobridge Sells tickets at a parimutuel window. An Ideal gift suggestion. Jewellers amp silversmiths 409 main St. Bennington it. Eclipse watchers Given warnings on saturday show Washington apr for the first time since 1932, North americans will have a Chance saturday to View an eclipse of the Sun. But unless you have proper equipment scientists say the Best and safest Way to watch will be on television. Powerful infrared rays could cause permanent Eye damage to those who look at the Sun directly. The spectacular scientific show will be Brief from the Start of the eclipse Over Japan at Dawn to 4 44 . Eastern Standard time on the Maine coast about three hours later. And Only in a 60-mile wide strip across Alaska Canada and Maine will the eclipse be total. Most americans will Only be Able to see a partial eclipse. San franciscans will see 34 per cent new yorkers 88. The eclipse is caused by the Moon passing Between the Sun and the Earth thus blocking the Brilliant solar rays. Besides television another Safe Way to watch is to let the suns image be projected through a Hole in a piece of cardboard onto White paper. The viewer keeps his Back to the Sun. Scientists will be Busy studying the eclipse and its effects. One group including astronaut Navy it. Cmdr. Malcolm Scott Carpenter plans to Trail the eclipses Shadow by Jet plane As it races across Canada at 1,800 Miles an hour. At least two artificial Earth satellites will play a role in the study. Pictures of the Cloud cover Are to be taken from the United states tiros i weather satellite while radio Waves will be scrutinized by the Canadian built Louette satellite. Arlington Pool to restrict hours during eclipse Arlington a Arlington Lions club at its directors meeting thursday night called attention that the Community swimming Pool will be open saturday Only from i to 5 . The time change is in connection with the sight conservation program of the Lions and because of the eclipse. The meeting was held at the Home of King lion Richard Pel sue. Reports were heard on plans for the horse show to be held aug. La. Reports were made by f. John Hawley general chairman Richard Wood grounds chairman Janice Coley Secretary Richard Evans tickets. Grading and filling of areas around the swimming Pool were also taken under consideration. Two motorists get parking ticket fines Village atty. John h. Williams n began his announced crackdown on delinquent parking meter violators in municipal court this morning by prosecuting two violators. Williams h. Myers 47, of 207 Valentine St., and Joseph a. Watts 28, of Bennington each received $15.10 fines imposed by judge George m. Fienberg for failing to pay a $1 penalty for overtime parking on a Village meter. Myers car allegedly was parked by an expired meter on Jan. 9, 1961. A second count dating nov. 29, 1961, was dismissed by the court on the recommendation of the Village attorney because Myers did not remember the offence. Williams said he recommended dismissal because of the length of elapsed time but warned that in the future such offences Are to be prosecuted much sooner after their occurrence and such a lapses of memory will no longer be a Factor. Watt s overtime parking offence allegedly occurred Jan. 15, 1962. Williams said he had sent letters to the respondents telling them that their fees were overdue. In other arraignments Alfred Yott 69, of Bennington pleaded no contest to charges of violating the Law of the Road by operating his car left of Center resulting in an Accident on june 6. Yott was allegedly travelling South on . 7 at Arlington in the so called death Valley area when he lost control of the vehicle caused the car to Cross the Center line and had a collision with an oncoming car on the left shoulder. Robert e. Cummings jr., Yotts attorney said fog obstructed visibility and Yott was blinded by the headlights of the oncoming car. The attorney added that the respondent was travelling at about 20 Miles per hour and that he had gone through a Over 50 years of driving without a motor vehicle violation. Judge Fienberg fined Yott $25 plus costs and told him a relatively Light Fine was Given because of Yotts excellent driving record. Jobless insurance changes to be aired a meeting to explain changes in Vermont a unemployment insurance system will be held at 2 . Monday at the Goa rooms on South Street. Department of employment Security officials will explain the new a request reporting procedures resulting from legislation passed by the 1963 general Assembly. The meeting is open to All employers in this area whether or not they Are covered under Vermont a unemployment Law. All other interested persons Are also invited to attend. White Sale special bargains by the Yard line weave Rayon and Cotton 45�?� wide were 1.25 1.98 now .98<t Nichols use our convenient Union St customer parking lot amp Entrance summer Sale now going on Burt Bros o it in Good taste for the family or for friends you will agree that our marvelous cuisine is tops in Good taste. Have dinner with us soon and enjoy excellent food and deft gracious service. Complete menu knotty Pine at amp fam Start open 8am 12 sunday-10 .-9 . Closed mondays it. 7 North dial 442-9754 Bennington or 0 0 amp

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