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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 19, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner Friday july 19, 1963 around Vermont youth electrocuted in St. Albans St. Albans a a 16-year-old youth was electrocuted while working on a construction Job yesterday at the Fonda Container co. James Duchanno of East Highgate died when a Cable he was holding touched a 4,000-Volt Power line. Witnesses said the Metal Cable was attached to a Crane. The Crane operator Louis Bouchard of Highgate Center escaped injury. States guardsmen returning Home Camp drum . A some 1,700 members of the Vermont National guard return Home today following two weeks of summer training. The men will move out with 525 military vehicles plus an air Convoy of four planes and a helicopter. Most of the men left the Camp at 5 . Police probe theft from Church Bradford a state police were investigating thursday the theft of an estimated $800 in Cash from our lady of perpetual help Catholic Church. Troopers said the Money was in a Box in an upstairs room of the Church which served As a study for the pastor the Rev. Charles Mcdermott. They added the thief took $5 Bills Only leaving behind the $1 Bills. The Money was part of proceeds from an auction held for the Church last weekend. The theft apparently occurred tuesday police said. #2,000 pledged for Bloomer Grant Middlebury a two thousand dollars has been pledged to Date for the scholarship program established in memory of the late sen. Asa s. Bloomer of Rutland. It. Gov. Ralph a. Foote of Middlebury who conceived the plan shortly after the senators death in Montpelier said he will try to set up a meeting soon to officially charter a charitable organization to administer the scholarships for Vermont boys. The charter has been drawn up by sen. James l. Oakes Foote explained. Sen. Bloomer Long an influential figure in the legislature died of a heart attack feb. 21. He was a lawyer by profession. Champlain a inclusion in cruise urged Montpelier a the development department with backing from several businessmen and others along Lake Champlain will try next month to have the Lake included in the heritage cruise. The department hosted a meeting in Burlington this week for some 20 representatives of Chambers of Commerce in Burlington St. Albans and grand Isle communities As Well As businessmen from the area. Geoffrey Orton of the departments promotion office said yesterday Only two or so persons were not enthusiastic about the idea of having motorboating Magazine list Lake Champlain in its heritage cruise brochure. The brochure distributed to thousands of boaters lists Points of historical and recreational interest along the Atlantic Seaboard from Connecticut to Maine. A Vermont has a Rich heritage along the Champlain Basin a Orton said a and the state is bound to Benefit from having the Lake made part of the cruise. It would encourage a lot More boaters to come to officials of the Magazine will cruise the Lake next month. Gilman workers to Vole on new part Gilman a some 250 Union workers will vote sunday on a new work contract at the Gilman paper co. Members of local 41, International brotherhood of pulp sulphate amp paper Mill workers Al Cio will decide on a one year pact that provides a slight increase in hourly wages and pension benefits. A similar contract was approved recently by about 25 members of local 119, United paper makers amp paper workers Al Cio. Stale to probe St. Johnsbury fire St. Johnsbury a fire chief Claude Arnold said thursday the state fire marshals office will Send an investigator Here today to probe a fire that extensively damaged a House tuesday. Three persons escaped the flames including a bedridden invalid mrs. Edward lenten who was carried to safety by an of Muty fireman Ronald Jenkins. The fire apparently started near an Oil barrel in a Back shed Arnold said. Saddles stolen from horse grounds South Woodstock a Twenty five leather saddles with estimated values ranging from $100 to $300 each were stolen thursday at the Green Mountain horse association grounds. State police said the saddles were left near a Fence while horse trials were being held for riders from throughout the Northeast. Over in new York new York asks sealed bids for Timber Hoosick a the new York state conservation department has advertised for sealed bids which must be submitted by 4 . Wednesday july 24, for Timber in the town of Hoosick. This is in a Section known As the Rensselaer reforestation area no. 3, mice a part of the Legrand Tibbits holdings which at one time extended from Hoosick nearly into Troy. It is West of the old Stone school House which was preserved in the recent reconstruction of route 22. It is also in an area known As the murder spot of Michael Kane a Bennington taxi Driver whose body was found there july 26, 1930. Down in Berkshire Adams gets #112,500 water Grant Adams a sen. Edward m. Kennedy announced wednesday a Federal Grant of $112,500 for the Extension of the water distribution system of the Adams fire District. Total Cost of the project to being within 120 Days will be $234,271. Sen. Kennedy said he was a a gratified by the fact that the project would require 118 Man months of labor. A die Grant comes from the Community facilities administration of the housing and Home finance Agency under the accelerated Public works program. In the first project some 14,000 feet of piping will be Laid in the East re. And upper East Hoosac St. Area and a pumping station will be constructed in the area All at a Cost of about $140,000. The second project is installation of 7,600 feet of piping and another pumping station in the upper Orchard Street area. Included would be a standpipe for water storage in East Hoosac Street. Switch to the Best rent manless electric water Heater just phone our nearest office Only i 12-63 i it target of grabbing hands president Kennedy smiles As he fends off one of Many students hands thrust at him As he is extricated from crowd on White House South grounds thursday. A girl boasted after the visit that a a in be got his handkerchief and a boy said he got the presidents tie clasp. About 2500 High school students from 56 foreign countries made the visit under auspices of the american Field service a student Exchange organization. A photo a Little bit of Texas becomes part of old Mexico once More Elpaso Tex. Apr with mingled emotions residents on both sides of the Border Here Learned thursday that Mexico is going to recover Elpaso a stockyards District in settlement of a Century old Boundary dispute. Under an agreement made Public by presidents of both countries the . Is pledged to return the 437-acre Chamizal strip. This is a Sliver of land taken from Mexico in a shift of course by the flooding Rio Grande which divides the two nations elsewhere. Once a worthless stretch of Brush the Chamizal sector lies Between the Elpaso business District and the City of Juarez across the River. Since the Stream chose a new route in 1864 the area has acquired 3,750 residents nearly All of mexican descent and 382 buildings. In common with the two Heads of state Elpaso leaders applauded the International pact As Long overdue in payment of a shaving figures new York up a the average Man May spend two months of his life mowing almost half a billion whiskers from his face according to Remington shaving researchers. What a More they say american males spend 5 million Man hours daily to shave a Square mile of face. Just claim. Not All the reaction was favourable. Some Chamizal residents done to want to see their Homes Cross the Border and said they re dubious about obtaining fair compensation. Tourists who Cross the International Bridges from Elpaso to eat drink shop and see the bullfights in Juarez know the Chamizal strip As a largely drab Section mingling $5,000 to $10,000 Homes shacks apartments and business structures a office buildings a Public school a meat packing Plant and two stockyards. There was no great Surprise at the Chamizal plans announced simultaneously by presidents Kennedy and Lopez Mateos. They first talked about the matter in june of last year when Kennedy went to Mexico. In addition to restoring 436 acres to Mexico the settlement Calls for rerouting the Rio Grande in a concreted Channel to make it the Border line again at All Points Here. This will Cost an estimated $6 million and the two nations will split the Cost. Mexico for its part will cede to the United states half of an area named Cordova Island an Unten anted Peninsula extending into this country. It contains 396 acres of pastures and Fields. Each government will turn Over land and other property to the other free of private claim. Downtown Bennington a Midsummer nights thank you downtown merchants division Central Vermont Public service corporation Oil burners adjusted comprehensive Burner service contract covers annual Check up and adjustment plus other Cost saving services our comprehensive Burner service contract helps guard you against heating worries. And it can lower heating costs these three important ways 1. By making sure your Burner is cleaned and adjusted for Peak efficiency to help give you maximum heat from every gallon of fuel. 2. By catching Little troubles before they can become big ones. A Small adjustment or repair in your heating system now May save you Many dollars later on. 3. By insuring you against unexpected repair Bills by helping to protect you against heat interruption. For Complete details about our Burner service contracts a and about our Many other services a Call us today at the number below. Johnson Oil co. Witk to 210 depot St. To co dial 442-4018 Bennington new England a crime rate stays below nations despite increase to prevent Juarez bars and night spots from moving closer to the new International Boundary the Chamizal strip will become a Federal zone. Mexican leaders have voiced dreams of making it the Campus for a huge International University graced by scores of Fine buildings. Mechanics of transferring the land at a Cost of about $28 million to this country Are expected to require at least four years. Congress must give final approval. Six new Bridges will be required. Telephones bus incss.442-63oo newsroom 4 42-2 800 display Advertis ing.442-2684 the Bennington Banner is published daily except sunday and Legal holidays at 425 main St., Bennington Vermont by the Banner publishing corporation. Member of the associated press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication to All local news printed in this newspaper As Well As All a news dispatches. Horn delivery by Corrier motorized Ivery 7t per Day subscription rates by mail 50 i. Radius and All Vermont mos. $4.25-6 Moi. $8.00-1 or. $15.00 elsewhere in the . 3 mos. $4.25 a 6 mos. $9.00 a i or. $ i 7.50 special rates for servicemen Boston apr the crime rate in All new England states but Rhode Island remained below the National rate in 1962 although total offences in seven major categories has increased according to an Fri report. The Auto theft rate was the Only major category which was higher than the National figure. The rate was due mainly to High Auto larceny rates in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In burglary and in offences against the person murder and non negligent manslaughter forcible rape Robery and aggravated assault a the new England rate was below the National figure. The rate per 100,000 population for murder and non a negligent manslaughter dropped in the nation As a whole from 4.7 to 4.5 in 1962. However killings Rose in Connecticut Massachusetts and new Hampshire. The increases were Connecticut from 1.0 to 1.3, Massachusetts 1.5 to 1.8 and new Hampshire 0.6 to 2.4. In the other new England states the rate of killings dropped Maine from 1.6 to 1.4, Rhode Island from 1.0 to 0.8 and Vermont from 1.5 to 0.3. Rates of rape in new England were below the National average of 8.8 per 100,000 population Connecticut up from 2.4 to 3.1, Rhode Island up from 1.7 to 2.1, Maine Down from 5.8 to 2.8, Massachusetts Down from 5.6 to 5.0, new Hampshire up from 3.1 to 3.5 and Vermont Down from 9.1 to 6.2. The new England robbery rates Rose during 1962 but remained far below the nation rate of 51.3 per 100,000 population. The increases were Connecticut from 9.1 to 9.9, Massachusetts from 20.4 to 25.8, new Hampshire from 3.4 to 3.5, and Vermont from 4.1 to 4.6. Robbery dropped in Maine from 8.8 to 7.8, and Rhode Island from 13.3 to 12.5. All new England states also remained below the National burglary rate of 480.4. The regional rates were Connecticut 395, Maine 270.9, Massachusetts 410.4, new Hampshire 281.8 Rhode Island 426.7 and Vermont 374.6. The National rate for major larceny $50 and Over was 290.5. In new England it was Connecticut 212.9, Maine 145.8, Massachusetts 257.5,new Hampshire 128.3, Rhode Island 333.8 and Vermont 103.1. Auto theft rates Rose for every new England state with the Region As a whole averaging 221. Peaceful 1/auetf, i tender pried Chicken a fresh from our own farm Complete dinner Otheir dinners. $2.25 $1.75 to $3.50 . It. 7 Pownal ctr. It. . 4 30-8 30 . . Noon-8 30 . 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