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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 11, 1963, Bennington, Vermont Come to Sayles North Adams mass. / Montpelier apr now it s More or less official the Vermont legislature will not enact a sales tax at this session. Rep. Lawrence Franklin a Guilford who filed a Bill calling for a three per cent sales tax Early in the session has now stated he now sees no need for the tax at this time. There was Little Hope of Success for the measure particularly after gov. Philip h. Hoff vowed to veto it if it reached his desk. Both Franklin and rep. John h. Downs r St. Johnsbury chairman of the ways amp Means committee did not Rule out the possibility that a sales tax will be enacted at next year s special session. Hoff also has declined to predict the Fate of future sales tax Bills. Williams prof provides Csc political data Williamstown mass. A Canada appealed to Williams College monday to prove a Point in its hassle Over government but Small satisfaction did the Maple Leaf derive. The Canadian broadcasting co. Attempted to compare Lester Pearson a promised 60 Days of action with the famed too Days which began the Long presidential career of for. Lbs turned to a Roosevelt authority or. James m. Burns professor of government at the College and author of a biography of Franklin d. Roosevelt. Burns was interviewed by Telephone from Ottawa and the interview was televised by a Boston unit for use by Csc next week. Burns pointed out to the interviewer that there is no comparison Between the two time periods that Pearson s declaration of 60 decisive Days was made beforehand while , s too Days was a journalistic recapitulation of accomplishments of the first three months of the new Deal. He also said that . Came into office at a period of tremendous crisis with a country in the midst of depression and desperate for leadership. Political barriers dropped to expedite needed legislation he said. Pearson on the other hand does not have the same support in parliament that . Enjoyed in his first Congress. To a question comparing Roosevelt and Kennedy Burns said that . Avoided the 100-Days tag by announcing that he was launching a Campaign of 1,000 Days. Burns admitted that these also Are Days of tremendous crisis and that the integration problem was As Sticky As the depression. But he added Congress is not so desperate for Relief measures As it was in 1933. The Williams teacher refused to be drawn into a criticism of the Canadian political situation asserting that across the Border comments Are unwelcome and in poor taste. Burns is the author of biographies of both Roosevelt and Kennedy. His latest work is Quot deadlock of he and mrs. Bums recently returned from a month s trip to Rii la. Phillips Exeter names Day new principal Exeter . Apr Richard w. Day has been named principal of 182 year old Phillips Exeter Academy to succeed William g. Saltonstall who is becoming a peace corps official. Day 46, has been headmaster of Hawken school in Cleveland since 1956. A Yale graduate Day was a combat paratrooper during world War la. He began his teaching career at St. Paul a school in Concord ., later taught at Choate in Wallingford conn., and was headmaster at Germantown pa., Academy. Saltonstall is leaving Exeter Titer 17 years As principal to become peace corps director in Nigeria. Day will assume his new Post in june 1964. W. Ernest Gillespie will be acting principal during the 1963-1964 academic year. Dual . Rep. Robert t. Stafford of Rutland served in a dual capacity monday morning at Middlebury College commencement exercises. He took part in the commencement procession As a member of the Board of trustees of the College and is shown Here in the role of father with his daughter Madelyn a. Stafford a member of the graduating class. . Rejects interstate interchange for Barre Montpelier apr the Vermont Highway department said monday the Federal Bureau of Public roads has turned Down a proposed route for a Section of interstate 89 South of Montpelier. The Quot a Quot line a proposed 14.2 Miles Section of Road Between Montpelier and the Brookfield floating Bridge was backed by the City of Barre and strongly opposed by the towns of Northfield and Berlin. The Highway department supported the Quot a Quot line. It would have Given Barre an interchange within 2.2 Miles of the Central business District. The Highway department said the Federal Agency would not approve the cd Quot line because a there Are other locations which would provide essentially the same traffic service at substantially less Cost with a less travelled Progress in desalting new York up a water desalting will become a general commercial Industry As distinguished from a research Indus. Try before the end of this year telephones business 447-6300 newsroom. 447-2900 display advertising. 442-2104 the Bennington Bonner is published Dally except sunday and Legal Holiday it 475 mom St., Bennington Vermont by the Bonner publishing corporation. Member of the associated press the associated press is entitled exclusive to the use for republication of Ell Loco news printed in this newspaper As Well As All a news dispatches. Homa delivery by Carrier and motor delivery 7� per Day subscription rates by mail Semi. Radius Ond All Vermont 3 to 4 25 a 6 to. 10.00 a i or. elsewhere in Tim . S to. 4.75 a 6 to. 9 of a i or. 17.50 special rates for servicemen since you can count Asp for the a cd Quot line would have been cheaper for the state but More expensive for the Federal government which pays 90 per cent of the Cost for interstate projects. The Federal Road Agency presumably favors the a a Quot line with interchanges close to Northfield and Berlin but did not say so in announcing rejection of the a cd Quot line. Montpelier a All three members of the Vermont Highway Board have signed an affidavit stating that none has an interest in any contract entered into by the department of highways or has any other business dealings with the department Board chairman Cleon a. Perkins has announced. The affidavit dated May 19, 1962, has been forwarded to Federal Highway administrator Rex m. Whitton according to Perkins and has been approved by the . Bureau of Public roads. The question of conflict of interest in the Highway department arose last week when the Senate rejected gov. Philip h. Hoff a nomination of Lawrence j. Handy operator of a Swanton trucking business for a position on the Board. Sen. Bernard g. Of Shea a Franklin charged that Handy had not been told about the affidavit procedure before appearing before the Senate s highways and Bridges committee. Carl e. Kelton a Highway Board member and a trucker from White River Junction had according to of Shea signed an affidavit when confirmed stating he would do no Busi Irb with the state. The pm Letlon of conflict of interest was reportedly used As an argument against the nomination during the Senate debate behind closed doors. O Shea noted that conflict of interest was not a valid argument since Handy had no knowledge of the affidavit procedure. In clarifying the position of the Board Perkins said that the matter of conflict of interests on the part of Board members had been initially raised nationally by Whitton in a memorandum dated dec. 29, 1961. In the memorandum the us. Bureau of Public roads recommended that states which did not have statutes dealing with conflicts of interest that might arise As the result of Highway Board members doing business with the Highway department take appropriate action. Switch to the Best rent nameless electric water Heater just phone our nearest office. Only 142-6316 per month Central Vermont Public service corporation wide wide world remember that old song a where of where Are the staid old seniors lost lost in the wide wide of you re a june graduate this year the world is probably looming Large before you. The Vermont Bank and Trust company can make your Road to financial Security easier through pleasant personal red carpet service. To All graduates we extend our warmest congratulations. Feel free to come in and discuss your financial needs with us. The Vermont Bank and Trust co. A Milt Moua i posit Mimi Akif o0po04tiom Brattleboro a Rutland Bennington Bellows Falls a Chester Bank with red carpet service hearing problem free demonstration qua Litone High fashion hearing aids thursday june 13th i to 2 . Quinlan a drug store phone 2-6256 463 main St. Bennington it. Eivin r. Haworth of you can to come in write or phone and hearing Aid or. Haworth will Call at your Home specialist without charge or obligation 14 yrs. Experience 2-Bennington Banner tuesday june la 1963 around Vermont contracts sought Tor be Plant a Montpelier a a Union official from the general electric co. Plant in Burlington plans to ask gov. Hoff for help in getting More Federal government contracts for the Plant which has been plagued by heavy layoffs this year. Isodoro plan president of local 248, International Union of electrical workers Al Cio was scheduled to meet Hoff tomorrow. Hoff has discussed the be situation during visits to Washington in recent months. Ruling due in Randolph Blaze Montpelier a the state fire marshals office is preparing a formal ruling on two Small blazes at a Randolph nursing Home which one official says were Quot not maj. Chester m. Kirby Deputy marshal said yesterday a preliminary investigation has been made of the May 13 fires at the Tranquility nursing Home. He added a formal ruling will be made by the end of the week. No one was injured in the fires which were quickly put out. The Home has about 36 patients. Boys stale opens sunday Montpelier a Green Mountain boys state opens its 25th annual session sunday at Norwich University with an enrolment of 274 High school juniors. The american legion sponsors the week Long project in citizenship training. The three legislative Counselor will be former gov. F. Ray Keyser jr., Charles l. Burbank of Plainfield and the Rev. Gerald r. Fitzpatrick of Montpelier. Speakers during the week will include gov. Philip h. Hoff and it. Gov. Ralph a. Foote. Is. Michaels raises #100,000 Winooski a St. Michael a College said today More than $100,000 has been raised in Vermont parishes so far in its fund raising drive for a new Chapel and Library. The state goal is $400,000 and the total amount needed is $1 million. Omer sources in the drive have been alumni parents trustees and businesses. School Union voted Down Norwich a voters in this Vermont town have narrowly rejected a proposal to join Hanover ., in an interstate school District. A two thirds acceptance of enabling legislation passed by the Vermont legislature failed monday by 13 votes of nearly 500 cast. Voters in Hanover had previously agreed to the proposal. Over in new York billboards removed along thruway Albany a state thruway authority work Crews monday removed 53 billboards along the 559-mile superhighway�?14 in the Albany area. More than 400 men were involved in the unannounced operation which started at 6 . While the billboards were being removed r. Burden Bixby authority chairman told a news conference at the authority a Headquarters in Elsmere the action was ordered after owners of the signs refused to comply with repeated demands to remove them. When told that Harry Goldman president of the outdoor advertising Council of new York state said the group would go to the court of claims to seek damages for destruction of the signs Bixby retorted that if Quot any of these people fee they suffered damages the courts Are there to determine Validity of the claim if he warned that although there Quot is no time table or a list to take a similar action at the present time against anyone else a the authority intends to use its right to take Down the signs Quot sparingly and Only when other methods such As state Law forbids erection of advertising devices within 660 feet of the right of Way. This prohibits billboards up to distances ranging to thousands of feet from the Edge of the pavement. Heaver businesses within the 660-foot limit May carry tidying themselves. Among reigns removed in the Albany area were those advertising Howard Johnson a motor Lodge thruway Motel hotel Wellington Catskill game farm Schine ten Eyck hotel the inn Towne Motel a sign urging motorists to leave the thruway at the route 9 exit for Quot a Short route to sex education favored Early new York a sex education should be taught in elementary schools Quot and not by the football coach in High schools a school physicians and nurses were told Here at the 59th annual health conference monday. A panel that included a doctor a nurse teacher a principal and a presbyterian minister agreed that today a youngsters Are not getting proper sex instruction Early enough. Questions and worries about sex arise As Early As fourth Grade Levels today John h. Day a new Hyde Park school principal said. If they Are not answered by seventh or eighth Grade Ages it May be too late to do a Good wholesome Job of instruction. The Gutter is an eager Day quoted a High school senior who said Quot you teach us in 12th Grade about the problems of adolescence. After we be had them for four Day said sex information should come from the Home Quot but parents Are not always equipped for the the responsibility has come to the school system Quot almost by he said parents should know what is being taught by the school in such courses and should satisfy themselves that the person teaching is competent to discuss the subject. Besides elementary school courses he also advocated sex instruction in High school in courses identified As sex education and not a sneaked into biology or science or health Down in Berkshire summer school to be Pill july i North Adams a for the second year in a Row North Adams will conduct a Public summer school for elementary and High school students. Registration is now underway. The 30-Day High school session starting july i will offer make up and remedial work in the following subjects English 9, Roll 12. Mathematics social studies sciences languages commercial business math personal use typing stenography and bookkeeping. The july i to aug. 9 grammar school session will offer remedial and enrichment work in arithmetic English science and for eighth graders Only introductory. A $10 fee will be charged for both residents and non residents in both High school and grammar school courses. Pupils May Register for the elementary school at Mark Hopkins school from 3 to 4 30 . Daily. Additional registration periods Are from to . To 2 . June 15 and 22 and to . To 3 ., june 24-29. Registration sessions for High school students will be held from 2 30 to 4 . Daily until june 21 at Drury High schools main office. From june 23 to 28 registrations will be accepted from 9 to 12 and 2 to 4 at the school. Two officers named by Berkshire Trust North Adams a the appointment of two assistant Vic presidents of the Berkshire Bank amp Trust co., one of whom will spend the major part of his time in the Bank a North Adams and Adams offices was announced monday by Clarence e. Stoneham of this City chairman of the Board of the Bank. They Are Wayne a. Kirklin jr., and William Coughlin Stevens Kirklin will be stationed in the main office in Pittsfield and will reside in that City. Stevens will devote most of his time to the Northern Berkshire offices and will reside in the Northern Berkshire area. Registration set for summer program Williamstown a registration for the Williamstown Community associations summer program will be held this week. The registration sessions will be held thursday at the it. Greylock regional High school from la . To i . And the Grant Mitchell elementary school from 2 30 to 3 . Registration on Friday and saturday will be at the Williamstown Public Library from 2 30 to 5 . And to . To 5 . Respectively. The program will include Tennis swimming dancing arts and crafts Story telling nature study Reading discussion and dramatics. Nosal stax anticipated this year conflict of interest Issue state Highway Board disavowed department of business dealings

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