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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 10, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Clearing gradual Clearing and Cool tonight. Low 45 to 52 degrees. Saturday fair and a Little warmer. Yesterdays High 73 Low 57. Today at 7 ., 60. Total precipitation .91 Inch. Sunset 8 33 . Sunrise 5 10 Benning Bennington Banner Friday june to 1966 Anner weekly founded in 1841, daily 1903 no. 20,090 to cents crisis eased by confident Ulm scholarship Winner Edward Baldwin left and fellow graduates Debbie Jones and Gary Briggs receive congratulations following i pm Hatok heavily attended commencement exercises last night at North 9 Bennington High school. Hamilton it. Gov. Daley praises final n i is graduates in Pahl Iii Rah it North Bennington a a you will always be known As a the last class of Nuhs this will be your title. Wear it proudly Quot the lieutenant governor of Vermont John Daley told 46 seniors in commencement exercises at North Bennington High school thursday evening. A i feel certain this class won t be an end but a beginning of something in this area As the finest class Ever graduated from this institution Quot Daley continued exhorting the seniors to distinguish their a title Quot by being a a Little better Quot than All preceding classes. Daley Drew a comparison Between the passing of a school building and the graduating of a High school class. A time never stands still Quot he said. A we either go Forward or though appreciative of the qualities and accomplishments of North Bennington High school in the past a we recognize the new school it. Anthony Union High school will offer Many More opportunities to students than could be offered acknowledging a a touch of sorrow Quot to find Nuhs graduating its last class Daley nevertheless suggested a we should be Joyful for the he then congratulated the families of the graduates for having recognized the Worth of a High school education and stressed that he hoped All the graduates could look Forward to some additional training or education. Noting the senior class motto a a find a Way or make one Quot a he urged the seniors to a recognize your own values and add what you can to a you Are the Best Quot he told the seniors. A be sure you recognize this and be sure you maintain Daley who was introduced by senior Barbara Riley was preceded at the Rostrum by Linda Noyes. A words can t express our gratitude Quot to parents and teach Alma Heads to sea with renewed Force Savannah a. Up a tropical storm Alma which killed at least 14 persons and wrecked millions in damage when it lashed Florida and Cuba As a Hurricane pushed across Georgia today toward the revitalizing Waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Boasting Peak winds of 40-60 Miles per hour Alma was expected to reach the sea near Charleston s.c., late this afternoon and continue moving to the Northeast. A an increase in intensity is Likely once the storm is Back Over water Quot the National Hurricane Center in Miami warned. At 6 Edt Alma was located about 60 Miles West of Savannah and moving Northeast to East Northeast at 14 . Alma threw its heaviest punch too . Winds at the Florida Panhandle thursday and then was downgraded to a tropical storm As its winds diminished Over land. It barrelled into land near the town of Apalachicola fla., but inflicted its worst damage on Cedar key a fishing Village about 120 Miles away. But winds and backlash tides caused millions of dollars in damages along both coasts of Florida. Towering tides swept into Cedar key behind the storm smashing a new gift shop and splintering Small fishing Craft. As Alma moved through Georgia winds of 60 . Struck Valdosta. Brunswick on on the inside North Village school Board head Steps Down after 15 years service a Page 3. The Arlington Garden club likes the Linde line a Page 3. Pictures of the North Bennington graduates and a valedictory report a Page 7. The coast had 50 gusts. Damage was reported slight. The first recorded june Hurricane to strike the United states Mainland Alma claimed three lives in Florida and la in Cuba and almost 200 deaths were feared in backlash flooding in Honduras. Alma paralleled the Florida Gulf coast after leaving the Caribbean and finally struck Inland thursday near Apalachicola with winds of too . The town however suffered Little damage. A police spokesman said a i guess we got off pretty ers for their help and guidance miss Noyes stated but a we can express our thanks by our attitudes and a the future will reflect the guidance we have shared. I Hope it will be a tribute to those who have guided us along the in a closing address senior Alison Nowak stressed the importance of informal aspects of a life at Nuhs Quot As making friends. A your informal experience together have Given us a knowledge that cannot be taught Quot she stated. A each can find his own medium of happiness but the basis of that happiness can be traced Back in concluding miss Nowak remarked a what this school has meant and Means to us has made us very much a part of each other and in this Way we shall always be All three speakers referred to the class motto a a find a Way or make one Quot a and the girls glee club under the direction of Harry Rohinsky added a musical postscript with a climb every Mountain Quot by Rogers and Hammerstein. Principal miss Catherine Corcoran offered the seniors the following words of advice a there Are Many problems to solve and there Are Many adjustments to be made by every miss Corcoran also recognized seniors who have received awards listed elsewhere in today s Banner. Diplomas were presented by chairman of the school Board William e. Daileyjr. Dailey noted that North Bennington High school graduated its first class in 1879. There were four students in that class. Since then 1,269 students have been graduated from Nuhs Dailey said. Processional and recessional music was provided by the Nuhs ensemble. A reception on the school Lawn followed the commencement exercises. Saigon up a Premier Nguyen Cao by today sent a battalion of combat police into Hue where militant buddhists have blocked military convoys. But government sources Here said by was so confident he was in control he would leave next week for a conference in Seoul Korea. By conferred today with Thich Tam Chau a moderate Buddhist Leader reportedly at suggestion of u. S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge. Chau has demanded the resignation of by but informed sources said he was now willing to accept less than this. Chau conferred thursday with Lodge and was reported to have asked him to use his influence to end american support of the by government. Instead Lodge suggested Chau see by personally and today a meeting was arranged. The move apparently eased the crisis. Chau sent a Telegram of support to Thich Tri Quang the fiery Buddhist Leader in Hue who has vowed to fast until president Johnson ends his support of the by government. But All indications were the Saigon buddhists were adopting a More and More peaceful stand. Though the police did not act immediately up correspondent Robert Ibrahim reported from Hue they were Only awaiting the word. Tri Quang the most militant of the leading buddhists became so weak from a hunger strike today that he and his entourage of monks and nuns moved to a Hospital. In Saigon a number of monks and nuns began a fast in support of Quang and the leaders of the Vien Hoa Dac Pagoda Here representing the Church s More moderate faction sent a Telegram of encouragement. Quant launched his hunger strike wednesday and vowed he would consume Only Tea and fruit juices until president Johnson withdraws u. S. Support of by s military government. The Telegram to Quang was signed by Thich Tam Chau Rector of the Buddhist Institute Here. Chau is considered the Church s leading moderate and has criticized Quang s interference with military traffic moving through Hue to fight the communists but supports his other moves to bring about by s downfall. Quot the Vien Hoa Dao was very moved with your decision to undertake an indefinite hunger strike Quot the Telegram said. A we pledge to do All that we can in order to save the situation and the Buddhist Telegraph strike ends Washington up a Western Union Teleg Raphers were Back at work today with a new two year contract providing wage and Benefit increases averaging 4.5 per cent in each year. The 20,000 members of the commercial Teleg Raphers Union Cut were called Back to work at 4 30 . Edt thursday after negotiators signed the contract ending a 40-hour, nationwide strike. Cut president . Hage Man said he consider the new pact Quot a very Good contract. I m Happy the strike is Over and we re Back in the Telegraph business Telegraph service which was Cut off at 12 01 Edt wednesday when the strike began was restored to Normal by late thursday evening. The a tue sold contract with the company expired May 31. The new one is retroactive to june i. Hageman said the contract provided for wage increases of 4.5 per cent the first year for All Western Union employees except messengers who will receive five cents an hour More if they have two years or More of service. The second year wage increase was also 4.5 per cent he said. Certain technicians will receive additional raises under the new agreement. Other provisions include a elimination of pension deductions by 1970. A lowering the mandatory retirement age from 70 to 67 by 1970. A a Job Security agreement to protect employees with five years or More service. A n intent audience Shannon Mccune president of the University of Vermont is shown addressing members of the new England Council at the councils mid year meeting at the Equinox House in Manchester thursday evening at the a a governor a from the left Are Everett Ware Smith new England Council president and vice chairman of the new England merchants National Bank in Boston Robert w. Moore of Burlington president of the Vermont Council and executive vice president of the Vermont structural steel corp., and gov. Philip h. Hoff who preceded or. Mccune at the Rostrum. Dialogue with business urged by Hoff Mccune by Chet Ringheiser Manchester a gov. Philip h. Hoff and University of Vermont president or. Shannon Mccune borrowed an idea from the Johnson administration and called for new series of dialogues Quot Between the businesses governmental and academic communities. Hoff who was guest of Honor at the governor s dinner of the new England Council at the Equinox House thursday pointed out to the assembled businessmen the a social consequences Quot of their actions in a world of a dislocation and. Automation Quot and asserted that cooperation and dialogue Between government and business could reap rewards for each and betterment for a Large Section of the Community affected by the rapid changes of modern economic life. Hoff was applauded when he told Hoff May Call special session on Canadian Low Cost Power plan Montpelier up a gov. Philip h. Hoff said today he May still Call a special session of the legislature this summer if the Power study committee comes up with an alternate plan to import Low Cost Canadian Power. The legislative Council Power committee rejected the governors proposal wednesday to Purchase a massive bloc of electrical Energy from the Church ill Falls hydroelectric project. Instead the committee suggested that the Vermont Public service Board pub or some other state Agency might be used As the vehicle to import the Power rather than Hoff a planned creation of a non profit tax exempt corporation to handle the knotty Deal. Hoff said a the committee apparently agrees that there should be some vehicle to take chief hit billed by the Sells and Gray circus As the a human blow Torch in his fire eating sideshow act poses with a couple of local youngsters during the circuses appear not kids Ance Here thursday. With him Are Sharon left and Julie Griffin daughters of or. And mrs. Robert Griffin of North Bennington. In other photo mrs. Nordeen Lyons of Bennington walks with her Nephew Thomas Murray As he takes a Pony ride at the circus. Other girl in background was not identified. Hagerman advantage of the Power but seems against any Large he added a even though they suggest another Type of vehicle for the Job unless it is a workable vehicle then it would be totally Hoff said he was concerned that whatever alternative vehicle the committee recommends must be Able to import and sell Power at a competitive Price. The governor agreed the pub should have broader authority to handle Power deals. A at present Quot Hoff said Quot the pub Only can negotiate for the importation of Power to be sold within the state. I think it would be beneficial if the Board were Given additional Power to import Small blocs of Energy from but he acknowledged that the Board probably be used for massive importation. If a state Agency should be used As an importing vehicle Hoff said the states credit must not become involved. A under my original proposal Quot see special session Page 12, col. 4 court upholds new York City fluoridation Albany . A the states highest court thursday rejected an attempt by a former new York City water commissioner to halt fluoridation of the City a water Supply. The court of appeals unanimously turned Down an Appeal by Dominick f. Paduano who had been rebuffed by lower courts in his application for an injunction against the practice. The businessmen that a opened Quot Giveaway programs that do nothing to solve the problems they were designed to solve Only a destroy the moral fiber Quot of the persons they were meant to help. Hoff cited the difficulty government has in coming up with Pilot programs in the Fields of Job retraining and called on Busk newsmen to come to the Aid of the government in developing these programs themselves so that the government might learn from them. Hoff said that these programs were in the interest Range of businessmen because if they failed to recognize the problem of retraining and Auto mation they themselves would be faced with increasing labor problems a non productive Quot employees and a a handout pattern in a dislocated untrained labor Hoff said a we seek real solutions to these problems Quot and suggested that cooperation Between business and Industry could result in a More effective Way of solving them. Or. Mccune called on business to share with the University the educational innovations business has created As an investment in the a fullest education possible for every citizen Quot which or. Mccune asserted was the a Cornerstone Quot of the great Success of the capitalist system. Or. Mccune cited figures showing that business investment in the education of their employees equals or exceeds the total budgets of the 2,000 universities and colleges in the United states. Citing a study now underway by the american Council of education on business attitudes toward the University Mccune said preliminary findings indicate that the businessmen View Many of the universities methods As outdated and in the need of changed and declared that a philosophy As philosophy Quot should not be lauded Over a plumbing As plumbing Quot in terms of educational status. But the Ulm president said a excellence Quot in both Fields should be the criteria. Mccune said a your severest critics Tell us we have erred too much it i the Side of the but he added a if this is so it has had the a practical if perplexing result of giving citizens of our nation greater material Well being. With which to pursue do logical or. Mccune told the businessmen that the a entire Structure of our society Quot benefits when a Young Man or woman is educated Quot and he declared a it costs More not to educate a citizen than to educate him to his fullest both Hoff and Mccune were introduced by Robert w. Moore executive vice president of the Vermont structural steel corp. Of Burlington who is the Vermont Council s president. League answers trustees Quot criticism the Bennington league of women voters thursday issued a statement answering criticism which was levelled at the organization earlier this week by the North Bennington Board of trustees Over the league s involvement in calling for a second town vote on a proposed consolidation of local municipal governments. The league was Active in the obtaining of petitions calling for a new vote on acceptance of a proposed town charter under which the town its three villages and a separate fire District a or some of them at least a might unify into a single government. As a result of the petitions town selectmen have set june 21 As the Date for the new ballot vote. The charter was first turned Down april 26 by a narrow margin 935 to 938. The North Village trustees contended that the league had Quot stepped outside of its stated purpose of being a study group Quot and Quot forced Quot another unification vote Quot in the face of voted opposition Quot by various other Public officials. The trustees characterized the move for the new vote As Quot a Power play. In which North Bennington old Bennington and the outside town can be forced unwillingly into unification by being numerically the trustees have called a special Public meeting for next wednesday at 8 . At the North Bennington firehouse to discuss the matter. In replying to the trustees see league answers Page 12, col. 5 Airport study will be made Montpelier up a the Vermont aeronautics Board has assured gov. Philip Hoff that a study will be made on the states airports and recommendations submitted to the 1967 legislature. Board chairman Peter Val Preda of Rutland in a letter to the governor said today that Hoff a attitude toward airports May offset the feeling by some people that aviation is not very important in the state. Hoff wrote Val Preda last week suggesting that the Board investigate the possibility of creating a regional Airport network. Val Preda noted that the Board has already taken Steps toward regional airports. He added that a Bill to increase state Aid to municipal airports from 25 to 40 per cent was rejected by the 1966 special legislature

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