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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 2, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 2�?bennington Banner thursday june 2, 1966committee must decide on role of Public Power Competition Swidler around Vermont Hayes seeks help for dairymen Montpelier up a Republican gubernatorial candidate Thomas l. Hayes of fair Haven has urged the . Agriculture department us a to increase the income of Vermont dairymen. In a letter to Herbert Forest director of the Dairy division of the us a wednesday Hayes said the Dairyman is a the forgotten Man of the 1960s.&Quot he noted that the Farmer works for As Little As 50 cents an hour. Quot this forgotten Man is discouraged not encouraged by the actions of his government in Washington Quot he added. Hayes also reported that 15 per cent of the Farmers in the state have had to auction or sell off their Stock because of the present milk pricing situation. Karlene Russell promoted Montpelier a or. Karlene Russell of Montpelier has been named by education commissioner or. Richard a. Gib Boney to the Post of director of instructional services. Miss Russell will succeed or. Max Barrows who retired last month after 40 years with the department. Barrows also doubled As Deputy commissioner but the legislature has authorized a full time Deputy to assist tile commissioner and miss Russell will handle Only the instructional services portion of the Job. Miss Russell who previously was a curriculum consultant has been with the department about 15 years. She will receive $10,500 in the new Post. Heart Assoria Ion meets june 18 Rutland a the Vermont heart association will hold its annual meeting and scientific session at Stratton Mountain inn on saturday june 18. At the meeting which is open to the Public directors and officers of the association will be elected. Rome a. Betts executive director of the american heart association will address the luncheon meeting scheduled for 12 30 . The principal speaker at the scientific session for physicians will be Lawrence e. Meltzer m.d., director coronary care unit and Section of clinical investigation presbyterian univer sity of Pennsylvania medical Center in Philadelphia. New Box cars ordered Burlington up a tile Vermont railway is doing so Well that too new Box cars have been ordered. Jay Wulfson president of the Railroad said delivery of the cars is expected to begin next week. Wulfson said his company has a total of 450 Box cars but even those have been unable to meet increased shipping demands in the Champlain Valley. He said the car loadings for the first four months of this year represents a to per cent increase Over the same period in 1965. I a employment claims drop Montpelier up a the department of employment Security reported today that unemployment insurance claims filed in the state during the final week of May declined to 1,927 the lowest May level since 1956. Meanwhile the states insured unemployment rate dropped to 2 per cent of covered employment compared with 2.9 per cent in 1965. Speaker announced Northfield up a army Gen. Earle g. Wheeler chair Man of the joint chiefs of staff will deliver the 1966 commencement address at Norwich University on june 6. Retired army Gen. Barksdale Hamlett president of Norwich served until August 1964 As vice chief of staff when Wheeler was chief of staff of the . Army. Gen. Wheeler also will be awarded an honorary doctor of science degree from the nations oldest private military College. Over in Mew York Troy a Cowboy wed Iii Wyoming Troy a Norman Briggs the Troy businessman who is under indictment for insurance fraud and child abandonment was remarried in Cheyenne Wyo. Under the name of Clay Hollister wednesday. Briggs who left a wife and two children Here in 1960 when he disappeared while ski diving at Tom Hannock Reservoir was taken into custody by Rensselaer county officials in Wyoming last july 29 to return him to new York. He fought extradition through the Wyoming and . Supreme courts but the latter ruled a writ of Hareas Corpus to keep Briggs in Wyoming would not be granted. His former wife has divorced him and remarried. Top flying Farmer Queen to visit Buskirk a International flying Farmer Queen Ruth Wilson and her husband Henry of Nottingham pa., will be guests of local flying Farmers when they will spend Friday and saturday with or. And mrs. Paul Moseley. On Friday evening they will be honoured at a party at the Home of or. And mrs. Edward Kyer Eagle Bridge. Highlight of the weekend will be a flying Farmer tour of the West Rutland Marble Quarry and Vermont Countryside. Queen Ruth and her husband have flown More than 35,-000 Miles this year. She was recently guest of the new York Vermont convention at Utica where 1966 67 Queen addle Lathrop was crowned. Before coming Here this weekend mrs. Wilson has been in Wyoming attending a flying Farmers convention. She and her husband were featured in coloured photos in the March Issue of Quot farm they own and operate a Large Dairy and milk route and Are the parents of five youngsters who share their enthusiasm for flying. Montpelier up a the former chairman of the Federal Power commission told the legislative Council Power study committee wednesday they must first decide on the philosophical role of Public Power Competition before they can Down in Berkshire Model i ins is 1.500 in dog Case Pittsfield a a Superior court jury wednesday awarded a new York fashion Model $11,500 for scars received when she was bitten by a dog in Tyringham. Miss Leslie Eustace sued for $60,000. Defendants were Marion and William Gelsleichter of Tyringham. Evidence was Given that a Collie owned by the defendants bit miss Eustace and the scars interfered with her career housing inspector begins work North Adams a John r. Taft wednesday began his duties As the City s first housing code inspector. Taft is establishing a five year program for the Priit by unit inspection of All City residences. Home owners will be notified of any deficiencies and be Given a reasonable length of time to take corrective action. New school May Cost $6 million Pittsfield a members of the Pittsfield High school building commission at a tuesday night meeting heard member Richard s. Clement report that the contemplated building May Cost Nee or to $6 million than the first estimate of about $5 million. The reason he said was skyrocketing costs of construction. Teleg Raphers Back to work after four hour strike Boston up a Western Union Teleg Raphers were Back at work today after a four hour Quot show of strength Quot strike wednesday to Back up demands for higher and other benefits. Some 700 members of the commercial Teleg Raphers Union throughout new England including 500 in Boston walked off their jobs and set up picket lines wednesday in protest against a breakdown of contract negotiations. Pub proposes Telephone Rote reductions Montpelier up a negotiations Between the Vermont Public service Board and the new England Telephone co. Have been quietly going on for several months in the state in an Effort to substantially reduce the utilities rate of return. Pub chairman Ernest Gibson Iii said wednesday that he has proposed to William French Vermont manager of new England Telephone amp Telephone co. A Way of cutting Down the company a 7.18 per cent return on its $37 million investment in the state. Gibson a proposal also includes reducing Intra state rates for person to person and station Calls. The chairman say How much the proposed rate reductions to Vermont customers would be but it is expected to be somewhere in the Range of $750,000. Gibson added that &Quot$500,000 is too Low and $1 million is too another meeting Between Gibson and French is set for later this week. Gibson said a 6.5 per cent rate of return was Quot reasonable Quot and that All of the boards discussions with new England Telephone Quot have been predicated a on that figure. The Board has permitted Telephone companies to enjoy a higher rate of return than other utilities. Such utilities As the Central Vermont Public service corp. Of Rutland and the Green Mountain Power corp. Of Burlington have a rate of 6 per cent As do most other major utilities in the state Gibson said. Five Day forecast Boston up a the new England weather during the next five Days t h u r s d a through monday will average two to six degrees below the seasonal Normal. The . Weather Bureau said today there will be no important Day to Day changes during the forecast period. Some normals for the period Are Boston 66 Worcester 62 Nantucket 59 Providence r.i., 64 Concord ., 62 Burlington vt., 63 and in Maine Portland 60 Eastport 53 Greenville 56 and Caribou 57. At Boston the Normal maximum temperature during the period is 74 and the Normal minimum is 57. Horse amp Pony auction Sale june 3rd amp 4th, Friday amp saturday starting Friday night at 7 00 ., saturday morning 10 00 . Sharp at . Barbers sales stable Lebanon At this Sale we will be Selling around 500 head Saddle horses ponies and draft horses. We have eight carloads of fresh horses from the West besides a lot of Beal consignments of you Are in the Market to buy a horse or a ack this is the Sale to attend. Special we have a Carload of registered appaloosas two studs the balance mares some with foal some without. These appaloosas have been consigned to us from a doctor in Iowa from his ranch and All with papers. We have a Large amount of Good Camp horses a two horse trailer a horse Van wagons carts Pony harnesses work harnesses saddles and tack of Al i kinds. Of you Are bringing any consigned horses do not forget your health certificate. This will be our biggest Sale of the year. A place to buy horses at wholesale prices. Positive Sale terms Cash Sale under the management of Barber sales inc., . Barberjr. Auctioneer Lebanon The old contract expired tuesday Midnight. However it was extended wednesday to Midnight june 7. The walkout in new England was part of a nationwide strike by some 20,000telegraphers. The Union sought a two year contract with a 7 per cent hike the first year and a 6 per cent wage increase the next year. The Union also sought three weeks vacation after to years and four weeks after 15 years. It also wanted less Money taken from the pension fund and society Security payments increase. The company offered a three year contract with 3.2 per cent wage increase the first year a 3.2 per cent hike the second year and a 3.7 per cent boost in the final year. Make any decision on the feasibility of Canadian Energy. Joseph Swidler of Washington who has been hired by the committee As a special consultant said Quot within the confines of the facts there is More than one he added Quot the key question is the role of Public Competition in electricity Power the group is studying gov. Philip h. Hoff a proposal to import some 1.2 million kilowatts of Low Cost Power from Canada yearly. Swidler later told the committee that another question it must answer is the extent to which it wants to stimulate Pri vate Power to reduce its generation and distribution costs Quot through Public Swidler and his fellow consultant Sanford of new York agreed with a suggestion by Lewis Springer that the Way to achieve Low Cost Power would be through Public development of nuclear Power. Springer is executive Secretary of the Council. But Swidler warned that it is More difficult for a Public Agency to develop nuclear Power markets than it is for private utilities. Hoff had originally proposed nuclear Power Plant for the state but later changed to Canadian Power As his advisers developed his plan. The Vermont new England Power corp. One pc has undertaken basically what Hoff envisioned. One pc has secured a certificate of Public Good from the Public service Board and is currently negotiating with the Hydro electric commission of Montreal for a massive bloc of Power from the undeveloped Churchill Falls project in Labrador. At the same time the Central Vermont Public service corp. Of Rutland and the Green Mountain Power co. Of Burlington Are seeking a similar certificate of Public Good As the first step in their joint Effort to construct a 450,000 kilowatt nuclear generating Plant in Vermont. Leonards 506 main St. Dial 2-4571 meats try our prime steaks and. 7 is the Dif 0hmwul/ ho�1 in Boston two blocks from mass. Turnpike hit \ the Friendly hotel Billy it Sui Linan ourt Nijol mad. Billman Ikall rooms with private Bath television radio a rooms with air conditioning 3 Quot Poy of Mckoye pin writ by plan a a special student rates Walter j. 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