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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 21, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Summer begins thundershowers ending Early tonight followed by Clearing with Low in the 50s. Tuesday fair cooler and less humid. Yesterdays High 83, Low 53, today at 7a.m. 67. Sunset 8 41, Sunrise 5 08. Summer began at 10 56 this morning when the Sun reached the solstice its apparent highest Point above the Earth for the year. Bennington Bennington Vermont monday june 21, 1985 Anner founded in 1841 daily 1903 no. 19,791 to cents Bennington appoint men a installed Bloustein president j la Job off to Mississippi of Are Wells were bid Over the weekend to Ted Seaver who leaves with his wife Carol and their sons Teddy jr., 5. Left and Timmy. 3t�. For the year Long Vermont in Mississippi project. The Jam packed trailer which will cart their belongings to Jackson miss., is shown behind them As is it. St. Joseph Academy in Rutland where meetings were held saturday of the Vermont civil rights Union and vim inc., and a Farewell for the seavers was offered. Several members of the Vermont group expect to visit the seavers during the year. See Story on Page to old Post office Here to be a Federal office building Montpelier up a the Vermont legislature returns tonight for its 24th and final Hill week of the 1965 session. The five Days this week and three next Are All that remain before the present legislative terms end per Federal court order on july i. Still the top item is reapportionment. The three judge Federal panel sitting in the Vermont Case will hold a hearing thursday in us District court at Montpelier on three realignment plans for the legislature signed last week by gov. Hoff. Tuesday the House will decide what dates if any will be set for a special legislative election this fall to comply with realignment schemes. Other key matters to be decided Are the committee of conference agreement on just How much Money the state will spend Over the coming biennium and the method of raising an estimated $3 million that will be necessary to finance the estimated record $95 million spending schedule. Whatever dreams Bennington Village officials May have had of delivering their orations in a setting of classic grandeur have been dashed by a letter from the Federal government s general services administration is a. The letter sent to Village atty. John h. Williams ii says that the government plans to convert Bennington a Post office building into a Federal office building for non postal agencies. Bennington Village trustees expressed an interest earlier this month in turning the Post office which is being replaced by a new one into a municipal office building. They instructed Williams to write Gas and inquire about its availability. The old Post office built in 1914, has Vermont Marble Walls and a Row of doric columns across the front. Trustees said they Felt the Post office is erne of the handsomest Public buildings in town and should be preserved. They suggested that it is Large enough to House not Only the Village offices but an enlarged police department a jail and other municipal departments. The letter from Gas the Agency responsible for disposing of surplus government property reads As follows a this is to advise you that the building will not become excess to the needs of the government since it is our intention to convert the building into a Federal office building to House the non postal agencies now located in Bennington. A we feel that the proposed conversion and occupancy by the Federal agencies will be mutually beneficial to both the City and Federal Williams s letters expressing the Village s interest in taking Over the Post office will be kept on file however in Case the building should later a become excess to the needs of the the letter is signed by a. Canzanelli jr., chief of the space requirements Branch of the space management division of the Public buildings service for Gas Region i Boston mass. Post office officials Hope to occupy the new Neo colonial Post office now under construction on the South Side of Elm Street near the Junction with South Street by sept. I. Williams said this morning that sen. George d. Aiken has confirmed the governments intention to make use of the old Post office. Or. Edward j. Bloustein a professor of Law at new York University was named sunday to be the new president of Bennington College. Announcement of the colleges fifth president was made by Oscar m. Ruebhausen chairman of the Board of trustees following action by the trustees Over the commencement weekend. Bloustein will succeed the late William c. Fels who died last nov. 29 of cancer after serving As president since 1957. Harry w. Pearson Dean of the faculty who has been acting president since Fels was granted a leave last oct. 18, officiated at commencement ceremonies last saturday. Bloustein 40, joined the faculty of . Law school in 1961 As assistant professor became associate professor the next year and full professor in 1964. He has been teaching courses in torts and a jurisprudence of the at Bennington he will be called As Are other male As Saigon Premier or. Edward j. Bloustein faculty members Bennington does not use the Aca see Bloustein Page to col. 6 rights workers to March in memory of slain 3 Philadelphia miss., up a a biracial group of civil rights workers planned to March 12 Miles through this Rural East Central Mississippi Countryside today to commemorate the slayings of three workers a year ago. The March is scheduled to end at the site of a burned negro Church with a memorial service for Michael Schwemer and Andy Goodman White new yorkers and James Chaney a negro from nearby Meridian miss. The three dropped out of sight june 21, 1964, while investigating the fire that levelled the mount Zion Baptist Church. Fri agents following a massive search found their bodies 44 Days later under an Earth Era farm Pond dam. Eighteen White men a including Neshoba county sheriff Lawrence Rainey and Deputy Cecil Price a face Federal Misdemeanour charges of conspiring to violate the civil rights of the three felony charges that they plotted their murders were thrown out by a Federal judge but the decision is under Appeal by the Justice department. Saigon up a Gen. Nguyen Cao by s new military government formally took Over control of South Viet Nam today with a pledge to prosecute the War against the communists until Victory is achieved. By commander of the Viet Nam air Force was installed As Premier and maj. Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu As chairman of the military Junta at a time of increased fighting on the ground and in the air. A us. Marine was killed and three others wounded in a close quarters Battle with Viet Cong guerrillas around the ruins of an abandoned Church about to Miles West of the big . Air base at Danang today. A Marine spokesman said four dead communists were found on the Battlefield and a fifth Viet Cong was critically wounded and captured. The clash was touched off when the guerrillas opened fire from the abandoned Church. The marines stormed the red positions with hand grenades. U. S. Navy planes tangled with communist migs Over North Viet Nam again sunday and one of the soviet built jets was blasted out of the sky. It was the third confirmed a kill Quot for american aviators in the air War against the communist North. In ground fighting sunday vietnamese troops killed 40 communist guerrillas in a predawn attack on a Viet Cong stronghold to Miles South of the american air base at Danang. A spokesman said 26 Viet Cong were killed and seven captured in another Battle 15 Miles Northeast of Saigon. On the diplomatic front both communist China and North Viet Nam rejected a British in Algeria coup Leader claim support but student tin rest reported Algiers up a the leaders of Algeria s new military regime today claimed wide support for the coup which ousted president Ahmed Ben Bella. They urged afro asian leaders to come to Algiers As scheduled next week for a Summit conference. Reports reaching Paris said anti coup demonstrations were staged in Algiers sunday night by Small groups of students screaming a Eben Bella to Power Quot the French news Agency Agency France Presse said demonstrators roamed through the streets chanting Praise for Ben Bella banging on cars and demanding his release. Asp said a group about 300 students held a rally in front of a restaurant at the University of Algiers and decorated a portrait of Ben Bella with Flowers there has been no word on Ben Bella s whereabouts since saturday when he was deposed by col. Houari Boum Dienne chief of the algerian armed forces and head of the new revolutionary Council. A statement issued by the official government press service today quoted algerian foreign minister Abde Hazis bout Flika As urging afro asian nations to ignore a imperialist Quot efforts to torpedo the june 29 conference Here. Bout Flika said the new regime has received the backing of Many nations for overthrowing Ben Bella. A in this respect i am duty bound to express our satisfaction at the attitude of full and spontaneous agreement Given to our revolutionary Council by a number of countries especially the United Arab Republic Peoples communist China Indonesia and the syrian Arab Republic Quot bout Flika said. The regime said Ben Bella was stripped of Power because he was a a despot who forced himself on the in Paris the French communist party newspaper he Manite said police had to break up the protests sunday night. It reported growing unrest in outlying regions of Algeria. Humanity said armed resistance to the new regime was being organized. Some observers interpreted the humanity report As indicating that the soviet Union was opposed to the anti Ben Bella revolt possibly because communist China backs it. The situation was linked to the sino soviet dispute. Reports from Moscow said the soviet Union appeared to be taking a hands off attitude for the time being on Ben Bella s overthrow. Pravda the official newspaper of the soviet communist party sunday published without comment the first communique of the algerian revolutionary Council the official Transfer documents in red leather folders. Thieu was involved in a similar ceremony later at Gia Long Palace the ornate seat of the vietnamese government. By attended. Thieu succeeds Phan Khac Suu As chief of state. In a speech Suu described Thieu As a a Young and enthusiastic general Quot and expressed Hope that the new regime would restore peace and order to the country. Sundays dogfight Over North Viet Nam involved four propeller driven Navy sky Raider fighter bombers and two Mig-17s. A u. A military spokesman said the two migs attacked the four Navy planes during an armed reconnaissance Mission about 60 Miles South of Hanoi the North vietnamese capital. The sky raiders tried to a never the Battle to a lower Al to Tun i i la i to i etude. The migs traded rockets i Meta imm of if Cicci for the sky raiders Cannon fire. The american planes then Commonwealth Mission to Settle the Viet Nam War peacefully. Peking and Hanoi described the Effort As a a hoax Quot and a a swindle Quot designed to help the United states hang on in South Viet Nam. By a flamboyant 34-year-old combat Pilot accepted the reins of government from his predecessor or. Phan Huy Quat in a simple and Brief ceremony at the Premier s office. Members of by s a War Cabinet Quot lined the room. Crossed flags of Viet Nam and Kyd a two Star Standard As air Force general were prominently displayed on the Wall As he signed soviets hint firmer line Moscow up a the soviet Union hinted sunday that it no longer intends to turn the other Cheek in the worsening dispute with communist China and May begin striking Back at peking in the War of words. Observers said an article in pravda the official newspaper of soviet communism made what appeared to be a last plea to China to close ranks and fight against the american a aggressors Quot in Viet Nam. It asked of the chinese could accept a moratorium on differences Over a american pravda seemed to admit that any Hope of reaching a conciliation Between Moscow and peking is gone. A what binds the communist parties together is much stronger than what divides them at this moment even with existing serious differences Quot pravda said. Pleading for chinese acceptance of this View pravda added a a negative reply to this question Means admission of the Complete indifference of interests and the inevitability of the collapse of the Unity of the communist the statement in pravda marked the first time in eight months that the russians mentioned the chinese by name. Cairo up a communist chinese Premier Chou in Lai sunday night ridiculed the British Commonwealth proposal for a peace Mission on Viet Nam and said it was doomed to a ignominious Chou said that because Britain supported . Policy in Viet Nam the Mission was just a a pm Kneuver in support of the . Peace talk prime minister Harold Wilson of Britain was to head the five member Commonwealth delegation. It had hoped to visit peking Hanoi Moscow Saigon and Washington in efforts to arrange Viet Nam peace talks communist North Viet Nam today followed Chou s rejection of the Mission with one of its own. It called the idea a a swindle Quot cooked up by the . And Britain. Made a series of passes at one of the migs with 20 millimetre Cannon fire and the communist Jet crashed and exploded. All of the american planes returned safely to their aircraft Carrier base in the South China sea. on the inside new fire alarm to signal a local weather Alert a Page 3. Columnist Kirtland King says the lottery shapes up As a key new York election Issue a Page 4. Pownal to elect two school directors at tuesdays annual meeting a Page 5. Bennington wins and loses a legion Ball game with Rutland a Page 6. Up Bottom of the Cycle gov. John w. King of new Hampshire Points at an injured Ritter As he is held by a state trooper during sunday nights rioting by 2000 motorcycle fans near the Lake Winni Nesaukee area. . Rioters face stiff charges under 5-Day-old Law revision Laconia . Up a bail was set at $500 each today on the first 33 Young men arrested under new Hampshire s new a get Tough Quot Law in connection with weekend rioting at weirs Beach. Only six of those arraigned before District judge Bernard i. Snierson were Able to Post bail. All 33 pleaded innocent to charges of disobeying an officer and failing to disperse from a riot. Judge Snierson said two juveniles would be arraigned later. The court did not hear the cases of about 25 other men who were arrested on More serious charges in the rioting which broke out when about 20,000 persons gathered at the Beach while leaders pay tribute to Baruch a memory new York up a Bernard m. Baruch financier and trusted adviser to eight u. S. Presidents a from Wilson to Kennedy a died sunday night. He was 94. Baruch one of the nations most famous elder statesmen suffered a heart attack in his Manhattan apartment. He died several hours later at 9 30 ., of a coronary occlusion. Baruch one of t h e nations most famous elder statesmen suffered a stroke in his Manhattan apartment. He died several hours later at 9 30 ., of a coronary occlusion. As soon As the death was announced the tributes began. A we have lost a remarkable citizen whose acumen and energies have benefited the nation As Well As countless Good causes Quot said in ambassador Adlai Stevenson. New Yorkus mayor Robert f. Wagner said Baruch was a truly a great new yorker. He de legislature returns for last full week voted his life to helping showman Billy Rose a close Friend of Baruch a said a during the past 48 years i have never known him to do a Small or mean thing. It was a privilege to know him. I shall always miss gov. Robert Mcnair of Baruch a native South Carolina said a South carolinians will remember him As a Man who walked with presidents and Kings but who never lost an abiding love for his native Baruch had been ill for More than a month according to his longtime Friend former Secretary of state James f. Byrnes who issued a Brief statement sunday night. A the put up a tremendous fight Quot said Byrnes a the great old Warrior that he death of a coronary occlusion came at 9 20 ., nearly three hours after he had suffered an attack at the East Side apartment. At Baruch a bedside when he died were his children Bernard or. And mrs. H. Robert Sam see Baruch Page to col. 5 in the area for motorcycle races at Loudon. The 33 were arraigned after the court handled about too motor vehicle violation cases involving cyclists who were arrested on various offences including speeding and Drunken driving. The youths arrested late saturday night during a full scale riot that required some 400 National guard troops and state and local police to quell were to appear in Laconia District court on charges ranging from rioting to drunkenness. They will be faced with the state s new get Tough riot Law which was rushed through the legislature last week and provides for fines of up to $1,000 and imprisonment for up to three years. Authorities charged that members of California s infamous hell s Angels were the ringleaders of the riot which left More than 80 persons injured. The riot which erupted shortly before to Edt saturday at a Beach front near the weirs lasted Well into the Early hours of sunday before being put Down by steel helmeted police and National guard troops who used clubs tear Gas armoured jeeps and shotguns loaded with Bir shot and Rock Salt. The rioters most of them in their late teens or Early 20s, set fire to a car an Arcade a Bowling Alley and a Boardwalk. Authorities estimated that some 20,000 Young motorcyclists Many of them decked out in Black leather jackets and some wearing rings in their ears and noses milled about the Beach and shouted words of encouragement to ringleaders. A i Don t know of a Man in my department who has t suffered bumps and bruises Quot said Laconia police chief Harold e. Knowlton. A they were throwing rocks As big As Grapefruit at police confiscated Bull whips chains brass Knuckles clubs see riots Page 2, col. 3 in Many Hester selectman enters feud with listers Manchester a selectman Orrin Beattie himself a member of the Board of civil authority presented his own tax Appeal Here before the Board saturday night. A i m Here to save Money not to right any wrongs or criticize anyone Quot he began then launched into a complaint that though he agreed the Board of listers listed his property at fair Market value they had not listed it in comparison to similar properties. Beattie said some land in Manchester was listed at 94 cents an acre and some at $5. A there s no comparison to it. You can spit from one property to another but they differ Quot he commented. Beattie was one of to appellants heard saturday by the Board in an Effort to Clear up by to night nearly 40 appeals on the part of local property owners. The selectman who is both Farmer and contractor said his House was a listed Low Quot but his other properties a High Quot and though he realized the smaller parcels a Are the ones that get hit Quot he was at the hearing to discuss some of his larger holdings including the hard farm on River Road and a 96-acre building development called Green acres. Green acres has a fair Market value of $20,000, Beattie said and is listed for $4,000. He compared it to another development in Manchester with 275 acres and a a Road four times As Long As mine Quot owned by a corporation and a in for one third of the see Manchester Page 5, col. I

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