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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 27, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 10-Bennington Banner wednesday july 27, 1966 municipal court a Bennington Man scheduled to stand trial next week on a charge of disturbing the Public peace withdrew his not guilty plea in municipal court wednesday. Entering a new plea of guilty and receiving a suspended House of correction sentence was Arthur Lemieux 52, who was accused of quarrelling with and striking his brother in Law Roger Rowe april 19 in Bennington. Judge George m. Fienberg placed Lemieux a former professional Boxer on probation until further court order and said that the term of probation a should be two Lemieux was warned that any violations of probation would result in his serving the sentence at Windsor and he was advised by the court a not to take the Law into your own hands when involved in a family dispute. Judge Fienberg said he had searched Lemieux s record and found that it dated from 1931 and included similar fist cuff incidents. A 19-year-old Manchester de pot youth who is serving a to Day sentence in Bennington county jail for a breach of peace conviction was sentenced to a Day in jail for two other offences the new Day to be served concurrently with the old sentence. Already sentenced for threatening officer Louis Nicholson july 18 in Manchester depot Phillips received the concurrent one Day sentence for striking Clarence Morrissey and for illegally possessing malt beverages. Disposition of these two charges had been postponed pending a Check on Phillips background. Fined $100 plus costs for driving while under the influence of alcohol tuesday on . 7 in Bennington was Homer r. La Barge 59, of Woodford. Atty. Robert e. Cummings jr., acting As state s attorney for r. Marshall Witten said Labarge admitted to having drunk a four vodkas when stopped by state police about i . Near the Ben Burry shop. When Labarge indicated he could not pay the Fine immediately judge Fienberg ordered an alternate suspended sentence of 30 Days in the county jail and placed Labarge on probation until Fine and costs could be paid. The Driver of one of two cars involved in an Accident on silk Road last Friday night pleaded no contest to a charge stemming from police investigation of the Accident that of operating a motor vehicle with defective brakes. Keith e. Watkin 49, of Bennington was fined the customary penalty of $15 plus court costs though Cummings recommended the court impose a higher Fine of $25. Injured in the Accident were Carl and Edith Rowe of Bennington. Watkin told the court that in his opinion the major Factor Hospital notes tuesday. July 26. 1966 admissions mrs. Gloria Harrington Bennington mrs. Lillian Kwasniewski Sunderland Victor Weeden jr., Berlin . Mrs. Blanche Thomas Arlington. Discharges mrs. Mary Ann Roy and daughter mrs. Gail Schonbeck and daughter Albert Burgess Bennington mrs. Elene Delurey Hoosick Falls. Births or. And mrs. Lewis Stanley of East Road a son july 26. Or. And mrs. Robert Squires of 123 be Mont ave., a son july 26. In the Accident was not defective brakes but the fact that his tires caught on a a Loose Watkin allowed however that his brakes a were not As Strong As they could have judge Fienberg told Watkin that a Motorist should maintain brakes and other equipment in a excellent a not just a mediocre a condition. A Fine of $35 plus court costs was ordered in another motor vehicle Case after Carl r. Miller 25, of Gage Street pleaded guilty to careless and negligent driving resulting in an Accident july 23 on it. 67a in North Bennington. According to Miller the Accident was caused when he fell asleep at the wheel of his car about 6 45 . Miller admit Ted he had a had drinks a As claimed by state police but he said they had been consumed about to or la . The previous Day and argued they were not a Factor in the Accident. Three persons admitted speeding recently on . 7 in Pownal and All received customary fines of $15 plus court costs Edward t. Belville 37, of North Pownal Mary la. Ross 22, of North Adams mass., and Richard r. Bleau 32, of 108 Safford St. Fined $15 plus costs in a final Case was Nancy a. Foucher 31, of Pownal who pleaded guilty to driving without a License july 5 in Pownal. According to Cummings mrs. Foucher had resided in Vermont to months without taking out a License Here. Grand list Bennington drive in ton the thru sat. Now a name. Roan a legend. Tryl i i twi lit Steve Mcqueen Karl Malden Brian Keith Arthur Kennedy. Suzanne Pleshette. Continued from Page i state tax commissioner had not granted a 30-Day Extension to listers on their filing deadline until june 28, four Days after the original statutory deadline. This Extension by the tax commissioner had come after town voters had approved a 30-Day advancement on the Date a aug. I to sept. I a when tax Bills Are to be sent out by the treasurer a having received the Extension from june 24 to july 24, o Rourke said that listers had then not filed their grand list abstract with the town clerk until july 25. Town officials immediately noted that july 24 was a sunday and that therefore the actual deadline Date As a result became monday july 25. Barber however noted that in some cases state Law recognizes a shift in deadline because of a sunday but in other cases does not. The possibility that the 1966 grand list As filed May be invalid because of these technical flaws immediately raised the next question of where would the town be if it did prove to be invalid. Some of those at the meeting Felt that the grand list would immediately revert to the 1965 grand list this it was noted would probably involve the calling of a special meeting by the various local municipalities and school districts for the purpose of revising the 1966 tax rates which have already been set based on estimated increases in the 1966 grand list resulting from the reappraisal. Barber thought that the town might have to get the legislature when it convenes in Early 1967, to validate the present 1966 grand list and he noted several other complications that this might involve. Noting also that a we might have to Start All Over again in the preparation of a new 1966 grand list he referred to this being done by an outside assessing firm but noted that such an outside assessment could t be done in time for use this year. In this connection at one Point he said a i think we re stuck at this time with the present work of the listers a which brought a Hue and cry of a no no no a from the group assembled at the meeting. The desirability of an outside professional appraisal was voiced by several of the taxpayers astronomy notes most meteors Are Small particles usually about the size of a Grain of Sand moving in interplanetary space. If and when they collide with the atmosphere of the Earth their rapid motion will heat them to incandescence by friction with the air and surface layers become so hot they Are melted and swept away. They ionize the molecules of Gas causing them to Emit Light. Nearly All meteors Are consumed before they reach the Earth s surface. Stock averages Dow Jones cached co., Albany noon july 27, 1966 30 industrials 858.356.18 20 railroads 222.03 1.77 15 utilities 132.45 .30 composite average 302.14 2.02 volume 2,820,000 i Sam pnoouctnm11 a amour Ink also Frank Sinatra m Coffee blow your Horn tech Vicotor f Mon. A thurs. Feature first Fri. A Sun. Feature last children under 12 free Harte theatre now thru sat. Sat. Mat. 2 . Eve. 7 . And 9 . Maver we sents a Martin Melche Everett Freeman Starmina Doris Day Rod Taylor Arthur Godfrey % <03 present. Marcus Honey of old Bennington thought that this should be done every three to five years and noted that while it would Cost the town substantial outlays the taxpayer satisfaction that would result would be Well Worth the investment. Virginio a Max Perrotta questioned selectmen on the $40,-000 figure that had been publicized As the expected Cost of a reappraisal made by the Cole layer and Trumble the firm that had carried out a reappraisal in 1950-51. He wondered if such a Job had been put out to bid thinking that if it had a lower figure might have been obtained. He noted that he had recently seen a figure of $44,000 published As the Cost of a professional reappraisal for North Adams mass., a Community according to him three times the size of Bennington. Selectmen indicated that they thought that voters never would have approved of the $40,000 reappraisal and for this reason had agreed to having the listers carry out the Job themselves. The result of this noted Joseph Higgins chairman of the selectmen was that a we hoped to have saved the taxpayers some $30,000.�?� selectmen also noted that in 1958 voters had turned Down a proposed professional reappraisal of personal property that would have Cost $5,000. Several of the property owners at the meeting described in some detail their individual grievances. Concluded Russell e. Mack of 329 Dewey St. After describing what he Felt were several inequities in the listing of other properties when related to his a this was strictly a Lousy Job of re appraising. Personally i Don t think the listers knew what they were the existence of alleged a Gross inequities a according to Barber would not be grounds alone for invalidating the 1966 grand list. He noted that property owners who have grievances do have special channels available to them. It is up to the individual property owners he said to follow these to Correct any such inequities As he feels exists. But the consensus of the assembled taxpayers appeared to be contained in the statement of one Man to the town counsel on this Point he said a emr. Barber what Are you going to do spent a whole year taking appeals a the action last night followed from the presentation to selectmen last week of a petition calling for a special town meeting at which the whole question of the property reappraisal could be discussed and to take whatever action was a deemed necessary when Barber however appeared inclined be to recognize the petition because of the generality of the reference to voter action. O Rourke indicated that he had been contacted by a group of taxpayers including Max Perrotta Louis Perrotta or. Richard Slee Man George a. Sleeman Olaf Bard h. Lee combsjr. And Donald Hemenway. O Rourke rested his belief that voters could take action on the acceptance or rejection of the grand list on the grounds that this represented a tax or Money matter something within the Basic control of voters themselves. I Quot 1&Quot in York tonight thru sat. I Sean Connery Joanne Woodward Jean Seberg a a Fine madness Guy Madison gunmen is Rio Grande Cut or to it Clin Nom Mots that Madi Nia dums to Noud 0vtlr Jack town play review two injured John d. Maloney 18, of Bennington and Keith r. Jelley 18, of North Pownal were injured when the 1958 Sedan in which they were Riding went off it. 9 just West of Bennington Early wednesday morning and struck a Power pole. Hagerman Accident investigated four teen agers were injured Early wednesday morning in an Accident on it. 9 just West of Bennington state police reported today. Injured were John d. Maloney 18, of Bennington hospitalized with abrasions Over his entire body and possible head injuries. Keith r. Jelley 18, of North Pownal hospitalized with a fractured left shoulder and puncture wound on his left leg. Wanda m. Kittel 18, of Bennington treated and released at Putnam memorial Hospital for minor bruises. Cheryl a. Petras 19, of Bennington treated and released at area obituaries mrs. Helen b. Sheldon mrs. Mary r a an Augh North Adams mass. A mrs. Helen Banks Sheldon 63, of 103 main St., wife of William m. Sheldon and proprietor of Helen s yarn Center in the Dow Lin Block for the past to years died tuesday at the Putnam memorial Hospital in Bennington where she had been a patient two weeks. Mrs. Sheldon was born in Stamford vt., aug. 28, 1902, and attended school there and Drury High school in this City. She was a daughter of mrs. Grace Banks now of Bennington and the late Frank Banks. She was employed for Many years As a sewer at the Strong Hewat amp co. Mill in Biggsville prior to opening her own business. She was a member of the first congregational Church. Besides her husband and Mother she leaves one sister miss Marguerite Banks r.n., of Bennington a brother Clinton Banks of Steubenville Ohio and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at la . Thursday in the first congregational Church with the Rev. Frank w. Grippin pastor of the first methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in the family lot in the Houghton cemetery in Stamford. Calling hours at the Pringle funeral Home will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . Bennington Small ensemble theatre presents. Quot Happy Days Quot by Samuel Beckett july -28-29 curtain -8 30 at barn studio theatre Bennington College. Reservations Call 442-5401 Between 4 and 6 . $1.00. Hoosick Falls n. Y. A mrs. Mary Roselle Ladden Cavanaugh 82, a lifelong resident of Hoosick Falls and Mother of the very Rev. Francis j. Cavanaugh o.s.a., Midwest provincial of the augustinian order died monday at the Crescent Manor nursing Home Bennington after a Long illness. Mrs. Cavanaugh resided at la Nixon St. And was the widow of Patrick f. Cavanaugh who died in 1948. She was born in Hoosick Falls june 7, 1884, daughter of the late Patrick and Anna Murphy Ladden. She attended St. Mary s Academy and was a former member of the sacred heart modality of the Church of the immaculate Conception. Survivors besides father Cavanaugh include a son Patrick of Norwood three daughters mrs. Edward v. Gorman miss Rita Cavanaugh and miss Agnes b. Cavanaugh All of Hoosick Falls Mother of the late miss Mary Cavanaugh a sister mrs. Frank Driscoll of Hoosick Falls two Brothers Patrick Ladden of Claremont n. H., and John j. Ladden of Worcester mass. Nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 30 . At the Leo j. Mahar funeral Home and at la . In the Church of the immaculate Conception. Interment will be in St. Mary a cemetery. Friends May Call at the funeral Home tonight and thursday afternoon and evening. Bennington briefs masonic bodies will meet at 6 45 tonight at masonic Temple to proceed to Mahar amp son funeral Home to pay last respects to 32nd degree Mason t. Reed Moninger. The family picnic of the woman s society of Christian service of the first methodist Church will be held aug. 2 at Lake Par an North Bennington starting at 6 . There will be swimming and those attending Are requested to bring their own lunches and dishes. The society will furnish the drinks and the dessert. There will be places arranged for those who do not wish to sit on the ground. Or. Oakley m. Frost will be away for 2 weeks beginning july 18. Will return aug. I. Adv. Madhouse is stirring scene for a play within a play the persecution and assassination of Jean Paul Marat As performed by the inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the direction of Marquis de Sade a play by Peter Weiss opened last night at the Williamstown theatre to through Friday at 8 40 with performances saturday at 5 and 9 directed by Tom Brennan scenery by John Conklin costumes by Rita Bottomy lights by Peter Hunt with the following cast Marquis de Sade Jean Paul Marat Simmone Corday Duperret Herald Collmier Polp Oeh Rossignol Cue it us u Kokol Tony Capodilupo Stacy reach Loraine Knight Joyce Ebert David Ackroyd Jerry Hoffman Paul Barstow Philip Polito Joan Pape Richard Silcox Zora Margolis mine Collmier Bonnie Bee Buzzard mile. Collmier Susan Shipman Pimp Peter Platten Roux Roger Zim Nobles Ellen Noyack Gerlld Ukryn Pama priest school Vister mad animal Abbott Voltaire Lavoisier scientist Tom elder Zora a Gohs Lana Teichelman Erie Sleeker Russell Kallen Tom elder Peter Platten Cheryl Clark Gerlld Ukryn the Hospital for neck and Back injuries. According to police both cars were proceeding East at 2 30 . When the 1964 Sedan operated by miss Kittel attempted to pass trucks also proceeding East. Maloney operating a 1964 Sedan also made an attempt to pass and crashed into the rear of the Kittel vehicle which went off the right Side of the Highway. The Maloney vehicle went off the left Side of the Highway and struck a Power pole. Jelley was a passenger in the Maloney vehicle while miss Petras was a passenger in the Kittel car. Military representative Russell Kallen Nouveau Riche Julie Cobb guards Scott Hunter John Wichman James Collins nuns Daphne Hunsaker Ann Steiner Lenare Manzella couple Francis Morris Theodore Vogel Salesman Robert Goldstone Flower seller Judi Richheimer acrobat Klaus Stein a of statutes Mardenna Hurvitz Elizabeth Sterling Arriens Jam polls horse Ursula Anspach Blaine Douts Hendorf patients Benedetta Barzini Julie Cobb Blaine Deutschendor Erica Wolfe Tom elder Robert Goldston Russell Kallen Peter Platten Theodore Vogel musicians Arlene Gugino Peter Klein Erica Wolfe by Paul Hurlburt Williamstown mass. Few plays could Rouse an audience More than the one which opened tuesday night at the Williamstown theatre. To begin with a the persecution and assassination of Jean Paul Marat As performed by the inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade known for Short As a Marat sad takes place in a Madhouse. Most of the Large cast Are inmates who present a morbid spectacle of spasmodic gestures vacant looks and personal obsessions As they wander onto the stage from a trap door at the opening of the play. Equally morbid is the subject matter of the play. The inmates of this famous French Asylum As part of their therapy stage the stabbing of Jean Paul Marat a Leader during the French revolution some 20 years before by the Beautiful Young and disillusioned idealist Charlotte Cor Day. And we the audience along with the head of the Asylum and his family a Are Bourgeois parisians who have come to be entertained by the deranged individuals on stage. All the action in this play a within a play leads up to the stabbing of Marat a fanatical social crusader perpetually confined to his Bathtub with an incurable skin disease. But what lends an Aura of eerie urgency to the production Are the inmate performers themselves. One of them an aristocratic sex maniac known As the Marquis de Sade has written and performs in the play but his fellow performers do not faithfully adhere to the script. Many forget they Are Only acting out make believe parts they become carried away with their roles and convince themselves they really Are the masses who blindly sought Relief from misery in the revolution. Though the audience May Comfort themselves in their knowledge that All theater is make believe these players clearly do not and the result is an uncannily effective indictment of the audience a both As the bourgeoisie in the play who turned teen agers meet with gof game Date Richard Snelling Republican candidate for governor met with some country teen agers last sunday at a barbeque sponsored by the Bennington county Young republicans. The Outing was held on Lake St. Catherine at the Camp of or. Robert treat of Manchester. The High school students talked informally with Snelling about some of his proposed plans. It is hoped that by encouraging the teen agers to become Active that there will eventually be less apathy among Young people toward political involvement. Snelling was accompanied by his wife Barbara and three of his children Jacqueline air. Drew and Mark. Sen. Allan b. Angney or. Of Arlington was also on hand to Greet the Young people. The teen agers also enjoyed swimming water skiing and boating at the Barbecue. The revolution to their own selfish purposes and More importantly As the modern Day hypocritical bourgeoisie whom playwright Peter Weiss suggests we Are. Yet the indictment is not quite so Clear Cut for Weiss counters it by suggesting that life after All is a Madhouse and we Are no More sane or responsible than the inmates themselves. The play is full of other Fertile thoughts though some disappointingly approach being cliches such As the attacks on religion and War now in Mode among sophisticated audiences. It would be misleading to suggest however that a Marat Sade is a great philosophical play. Its greatness rather lies in its theatrical inventiveness. Mimic music dramatic metaphor fantasy and gory realism Combine to create an atmosphere of astonishment at the unexpected. The Asylum crowd too adds to the unpredictable with its raw passion for excitement and violence. At the end of the play the inmates turn on the guards and attack the head of the Asylum. Weiss also makes poignant use of symbolism. In one scene an Erot maniac cast As an aristocratic admirer of the Beautiful murderess tries to rape the girl who portrays her while spouting platitudes about the proper concerns of society. The Williamstown company has done a commendable Job with an unusually difficult play. The Asylum crowd proved most convincing though their actions could easily have seemed contrived. Stacy Keach played the anguished Marat with sympathy and insight and Tony Capodilupo As the Marquis de Sade also performed Well though he did t convey the impression of the passionate even Lustful individual he is sup. Posed to be. The setting with its Walls that seemed to extend endlessly upward was appropriately Bleak and forbidding. My wily major criticism is that the production struck me As being generally a conservative treatment of a play that seems to Call for the destruction of All theatrical convention if its merits Are to be enhanced. Ryan announces candidacy for Congress Montpelier up a William j. Ryan Vermont s National democratic committeeman officially announced Here today he will for Congress this fall. Ryan who will turn 53 on primary Day sept. 13, will against incumbent rep. Robert t. Stafford a it. Stafford is seeking his fourth term. Stafford contacted in Washington said a i Welcome Bill Ryan a candidacy and firmly believe All vermonters should have a Choice in candidates. A however in be known Bill for Many years As a lawyer and feel he will conduct his Campaign for this office on the highest Ryan said he endorsed resident Johnson a Domestic programs and Espe Chuy his defense and foreign policies. National committeeman since 1964, Ryan said he favors concerted Effort in the Field of Federal state relationships. A i believe Congress can and should do much to establish procedures which will not create a rigid federally dominated Structure a Ryan said a but which will enable both Federal government to participate effectively in matter of National concern and at the same time allow the states maximum Freedom of expression and adjustment to their particular Ryan a name was first mentioned by gov. Philip h. Hoff at a recent news conference. Hoff said he had a a encouraged Ryan to for Congress because a a he a highly qualified and would make a top notch Ryan said a i counselled with the governor while i was think funerals Kenneth c. Jolivette or. The Chapel and adjoining rooms of Hanson Walbridge funeral Home were filled tuesday morning for the funeral service of Kenneth c. Jolivette or. Of Crescent Boulevard a former advertising manager of the Banner and who had been associated with other area newspapers. More recently he had been located in Manchester where he and his brother Eugene owned the Comfort heat and insulation company. Or. Jolivette died unexpectedly sunday at Putnam memorial Hospital. The Rev. Glenn Payne first Baptist Church pastor officiated at the service and gave the committal prayers at Grandview cemetery North Bennington where burial took place. Bearers were John Heaslip Charles Thompson Chester Cooley Theodore Thomas Robert Slade and Richard Geannelis. Among those in attendance at the funeral were sales representatives of various electrical Supply companies students from Bennington High school and local businessmen. Monday night a group from the class of 1946, Bennington High school of which or. Jolivette was a member called at the funeral Home. Out of town relatives and friends were included from Manchester Burlington the Catskill Mountain area in new York Points in Massachusetts including Pittsfield and also from the surrounding area. Mrs. Isabelle Bolton funeral services were held tuesday afternoon at Hanson Walbridge funeral Home for mrs. Isabelle Bolton who died saturday at Fairview nursing Home. She had formerly resided on Holden Street. The Rev. Thomas d. Steffen second congregational Church pastor officiated and gave the committal prayers. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery Schaghticoke . J about the suggestion. The governor gave me Confidence and i would never have entered the race if he had doubts that another person would be a Veteran of world War ii her served with the 43rd division in the Mediterranean from 1941-45. He retired from the army Reserve and National guard in 1957 As a lieutenant colonel. Ryan was state democratic committee chairman from 1950-56. He is chairman of the water resources Board and a member of the Vermont free Public Library Board and judicial Council. Court action today in sign Case court action is scheduled today in Montpelier to determine whether or not a temporary injunction barring removal of six Large signs in Bennington owned by Maurice Callahan and sons a Pittsfield mass., outdoor advertising firm will be continued pending the outcome of a suit brought by the firm. A state order directing the Vermont Highway department to remove the signs was reinstated after earlier court action involving a decision by the Vermont supreme court had gone against the Pittsfield firm. The new court action seeks to establish new grounds for invalidating the removal order. The new question according to town counsel Norton Barber which the Callahan firm is now attempting to introduce relates to the Validity of the town s billboard ordinance. Barber will be appearing at today s hearing before a Washington county Superior court judge on the question of the continuation of the temporary injunction. Engaged by Callahan for the Case has been atty. John b. Harte. I mile North of Latham Circle Box office open 10 am to to Call 785-8559 now thru sunday Eddie Rich presents Sherry Britton in the Hest of burlesque not recommended f Orch i id re n Eves. 8 40 no. Mats. Note 2 show Fri. Amp sat. 8 40 . Amp Midnight Sun. 8 . Tickets at Box office by phone or write Box 136, Latham . Tickets also Bennington Bookstore week aug. I aug. 7 Vic Tor Borge in the new a a Victor Borge show

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