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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 5, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Sunny and in Arm mostly sunny and warmer today with High near 70. Low tonight in the 40s. Clear and continued mild sunday. Sunset tonight 8 33, Sunrise sunday 3 09. The planet Jupiter will not be seen until late this month when it will be a morning Star in the East just before Sunrise. Bennington Bennington Vermont saturday june 5, 1965 Anner founded in 1841, daily 1903 no. 19,778 to cents j astronauts shatter endurance records space Center Houston up a bolstered by chatty conversations with their bubbling wives astronauts James Mcdivitt and Edward White set one new world space record Friday in the second phase of their 62-orbit endurance test. They did so shortly after a talk through space with Patricia Mcdivitt and Patricia White that included such family Familiari ties As a be a Good boy now kid Quot and a i can t wait to talk to you about the american astronauts started their 19th orbit at 3 44 p.m., Edt. The Start of the 18th orbit put space Walker White and command Pilot Mcdivitt in a class All by themselves. It was the longest of All the Multi manned flights beating the 17>rbit record set by soviet space Walker Alexei Leonov and his Pilot Pavel Belyayev last March 18. Astuow1ff mrs. Patricia Mcdivitt. Wife of astronaut James a. Mcdivitt who is whirling around the Earth smiles As she returns Home after attending Church following his blast off thursday. By 9 36 p.m., Edt Friday they also were to surpass the us. Endurance Mark of 34 hours and 20 minutes in space held by Mercury astronaut l. Gordon Cooper. He made a 22.9 orbit voyage on May 15-16, 1963. As White and Mcdivitt continued to whirl through space each fairly refreshed after some eight hours sleep in two shifts space Center spokesman Paul Haney kept emphasizing that a the flight seems to be progressing very nicely at this if All continues to go Well the two will splash Down in the Atlantic monday afternoon. One of the highlights of the Day was the husband wife Chat carried out in the 18th orbit As gemini-4 sped Between California and Texas mrs. Mcdivitt and mrs. Who went from their Homes in the developments around the space Center Here to the Mission control building for the talk. Meanwhile space Agency officials disclosed that the Orbital twins had a quite a bit of difficulty Quot in closing the right Side Hatch of gemini-4 after White completed his spectacular 20-minute stroll through space thursday. White burdened Down in his $26,000 extra vehicular space suit and Mcdivitt on the left Side of the capsule struggled for to minutes longer than expected to get the Balky Latch on the door locked in place. Guided by the lights within the cockpit As the spaceship whirled through the nighttime Over the Atlantic they succeeded Only by doing with their hands what should have been done by machinery. A Hatch problem leaving the door ajar or even not completely sealed could have created a highly dangerous situation Dur see astronauts Page 2, col. 6 big armed object sighted by Mcdivitt space Center Houston a up a astronaut James Mcdivitt spotted a space object with a big arms sticking out Quot a apparently another satellite a As he and Edward White sailed along Friday on their record breaking 62-orbit Mission. Space Agency officials ordered an immediate Check to see what the object was. They noted that it could possibly have been Pegasus-2, a huge Bat like meteoroid detection satellite launched on May 25 by a Saturn-1 super rocket. The Pegasus has a wings Quot 96 feet wide to sweep space for meteoroids. The unusual sighting came not Long after Mission director Christopher c. Kraft jr., had Given a tentative Okay to Mcdivitt and his space walking companion for a full four Day Mission that would end in the Atlantic next monday. It also came after the White Mcdivitt team had stayed aloft longer than any other Multi manned spaceship. Mcdivitt spotted his object during the 20th orbit As the spaceship was whirling across the United states. White was asleep at the time. Gemini control asked Mcdivitt a you still looking at that thing up there Quot Mcdivitt replied a live lost it. It had big arms sticking out of it it looked he said he had Only seen it for about a minute and had taken pictures with a movie camera although the position of the Sun made picture taking difficult. Kraft said that it a appeared to be another satellite with arms and a it s not surprising that they spotted one Quot Kraft said. The air Force tracking Center at Colorado Springs colo., which keeps track of Man made objects in space is currently following 1,391 of them. Object no. 1,390 is gemini-4, and object no. 1,391 is its burned out second stage rocket Booster. B tickler seeing daddy off Michael and Craig Lemieux wearing fatigue suits watch preparations for the departure of about 80 members of Bennington s National guard unit for summer Camp Friday. The boys both sons of sgt. Edgar Lemieux brought along their friends Steven Oesterle left and Scott Martin. In right background 1st sgt. Alfred pin eau and it. Hugh Galvin discuss plans for thel3-hour trip. The guardsmen will spend two weeks at Camp drum ., learning to build Bridges operate heavy equipment and other jobs required of army engineers. 25 ears later survivors return to Dunkirk Dunkirk France up a the Little boats that helped Rescue the British expeditionary corps from Europe during the Battle of France in world War ii returned Here Friday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the feat. More than 50 of the historic boats ranging from private yachts to fishing trawlers sailed across the Channel from Ramsgate in a Cool Breeze to take part in two Days of memorial festivities. Many of the ramshackle Craft were still manned by the old timers who a Quarter Century ago sailed to Dunkirk at the peril of their lives to help evacuate the British troops from the flaming Sand beaches. Nearly half a million men were trapped by German panzers in the Dunkirk area Between Hardyck and Zuy Coote three weeks after Hitler unleashed his attack on Holland Belgium and France May to 1940. The Small ships taking part in the evacuation saw few reminders of past Battles. They cast Anchor in front of a fully rebuilt Seaside and within View of a Busy modern seaport. Some survivors of the evacuation Battle found it difficult to one in jail two sought 0n pc inside for killing new pro sheriff Bogalusa la. Up a with one suspect in jail sheriff Dorman Crowe and state police looked for at least two More Friday in the Highway killing of a negro Deputy sheriff wednesday night near racially troubled Bogalusa. Ernest r. Mcelveen 41, a Bogalusa paper Mill worker waived extradition from Tylertown miss. Friday and was returned to the Washington Parish county jail to face charges of murdering Deputy of Neal Moore. Mcelveen was arrested in Mississippi within hours of the killing of Moore and the wounding of negro Deputy Creed Rogers. He changed his mind about fighting a return to Louisiana Friday. Sheriff Crowe who hired Moore and Rogers last june As the first negro deputies in the Parish since reconstruction returned Mcelveen to Bogalusa. Two deputies a state police major and to state troopers helped him. Crowe said Mcelveen made no statement about the shooting. A police source disclosed that evidence at the murder scene indicated at least three men were in the Black pickup truck which overtook Moore and Rogers. Jews to observe Pentecost Celebration starting tonight a Page 2. Ulm and Shelburne museum cooperate to teach Early american arts and design a Page 3. Columnist Ron Cohen says most Vermont republicans have written off the 1966 election a Page 4. Tempers raised again in Manchester Over tax listings of motels a Page 5. Voters in states first elementary Union school District to decide on new building. A Page 5. Passage expected wednesday it. Senate clears Way for House remap plan recognize the Dunkirk of 1940 Fame. The City today is a bustling Industrial Center bearing virtually no scars of the hell 25 years ago. Among the guests at the ceremonies will be some of the 40,-000 Allied soldiers who fought around Dunkirk to hold off attacking germans to permit the British to embark. British ambassador to France sir Pierson Dixon will attend the ceremonies. British French and belgian army units will take part in a Parade saturday in front of the world War ii memorial. Other festivities will be held sunday. Montpelier up a the Senate state and court expenses committee issued a favourable report Friday to the House passed reapportionment plan and set up its own priority list for Senate redistricting. The action cleared the Way for expected passage of both plans by the Senate wednesday and the likelihood that reapportionment would be accomplished Well before the july i deadline set by the Federal courts. The House passed plan for 150 members based on Legal voters was cleared without amendment by the committee but chances Are democrats will attempt some floor amendments to Clear up wrinkles in the drawing of districts and will move to Lase the plan on adjusted population figures. The top Senate priority Bill As expected was a measure to merge grand Isle and Chittenden counties with a total of six senators and Essex and Orleans counties with a total of two scions for upper chamber elections. The Bill will suggest to the court that of the top priority plan is unacceptable the jurists choose a second plan As an alternate the amended version of a Bill introduced by sen. Robert Wilson a Bennington county. This Bill changes some county lines in order to decrease population disparity but keeps the merger of the same counties As Holt i res surplus go to colleges Montpelier up a gov. Philip h. Hoff Friday urged that $1 million of a $2.4 million expected general fund surplus be earmarked for Vermont state College construction. Hoff made his views known in a letter to House appropriations committee chairman Richard Mallary r Fairlee. The governor said the Money added to the originally budgeted capital expansion of $3.5 million could assure completed campuses for Johnson and Castleton state colleges. Hoff earlier had asked that the remainder of the expected surplus go for capital construction of vocational High schools. Hoff said he has been notified by state College Provost Robert Babock that each of the campuses could handle 750 students a huge increase Over the present enrolment. Babock predicted that campuses at Lyndon state College and Vermont tech could be virtually completed by 1970 a estimating Hoff and Babcock said the envisioned expansion would mean the schools would be a big enough to offer a Rich curricula see state colleges Page 2, col. 4 proposed by the top priority plan. Third priority was Given to a scheme for weighted voting which would allow grand Isle and Essex Vermont s tiniest counties to keep their individual senators. But there would be 130 votes cast by the 30 senators ballots being weighted according to constituency population. The committee also struck a controversial Section in the realignment package which would have permitted the present senators to stay in office until july i 1966. This would have meant the solons would have sat through the re apportioned spec Ial session starting in january with the weighted vote plan in temporary effect. Under the top priority plan introduced by sen. George Mcgregor a Chittenden county Here s How the Senate apportionment would look besides the merged counties Rutland county senatorial representation would be increased from three to four Windsor and Washington counties would retain three senators Windham Bennington Franklin Caledonia and Addison each would keep its two senators and Lamoine and Orange each would have one senator As at present. Last Marine contingent leaves Santo Domingo Santo Domingo up a the last . Marine corps contingents in Santo Domingo some 2,100 Strong boarded ships Friday for an Early return Back to the United states. Their departure leaves about 14,000 . Paratroops of the 82nd airborne division and some 2,000 latin american troops contingents in the inter american peacekeeping Force. Marine Takeoff plans coincided with a fresh look at the muddled dominican political crisis by a three Man mediation team of the organization of american states Oast he negotiators a Ellsworth Bunker of the United states Ilmar Penna Marinho of Brazil and Ramon de Clairmont do $121,000 asked in anti poverty fur vermonters Montpelier up a the Vermont office of economic Opportunity Leo Friday requested More than $121,000 in Federal funds for Community action projects under the War on poverty. The Leo said the a program development Quot planning Grants will allow regional non profit corporations to launch their area drives on poverty with professional staff and office facilities. The funds requested included a Orleans county Council of social agencies for Orleans Essex and Caledonia counties $24,-000 a Central Vermont Community action Council serving Lamoille Washington and Orange counties $24,000 a Champlain Valley office of economic Opportunity for grand Isle Franklin Chittenden and Addison counties $34,988 a Southeast Vermont Community action serving Windham and Windsor counties $17,690 a and Bennington Rutland Opportunity Council serving Bennington and Rutland $20,656. Enas of Al Salvador a represented the Oas third Effort to bring peace Here. A previous five Man Oas peace team on which Penna Marinho also served and Oas Secretary general Jose a. More failed earlier mediation efforts. Mora outlined the work he has been doing to his colleagues shortly after their arrival thursday night. He has made Little real Progress in the past two weeks at reconciling the divergent political views of the rival dominican factions led by maj. Gen. Antonio Imbert Barreras and col. Francisco Caamano Deno. V Ermont Soldier Dies from crash Burlington up a a 24 year old Newport Center Soldier injured in a memorial Day traffic Accident in Troy died Friday at Mary Fletcher Hospital. The name of Hollis Buck had been on the danger list since the Accident last sunday. Buck succumbed to massive brain injuries. He was a passenger in an Auto driven by Richard Pettengill 28, of Newport Center. The Auto careened out of control on route 105 and hit a tree. Hut land Man electrocuted at Carnival Plattsburgh Up a a 43-year-old Rutland it. Man was electrocuted Friday at the North country shopping Center. Authorities identified the victim As Charles King. King was an employee of the King Reid carnival now playing at the shopping Center. Authorities said that King was electrocuted while working on the wiring of one of the restaurants at the carnival grounds. Fish fyn views of the Monument this is the Way Bennington s Battle Monument looks through a Nikon fisheye Lens recently acquired by to Resch of the Banner who could t resist trying it out on the famed landmark. At left the Monument seems to reach out to Greet col. Seth Warner. In Center photo taken from less than to feet away from the Monument Entrance distorts it into a sort of Igloo. At right the Monument leans Over to read what the state historic Sites commission has written about it. The fish Eye Lens has a focal length of Only 8 my 50 my is Standard and takes in a View of 180 degrees severely distorting the edges much like the North and South poles of the Earth Are distorted when a map of the Globe is spread out on Flat paper of the photographer does t watch out he snaps a picture of his own Han because the Lens bulges out to take in the wide View thus the origin of the name a fish Eye

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