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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - March 9, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner wednesday March 9, 1966 around Vermont Graham to succeed Sophrin Montpelier up a John Graham n of Weybridge has been appointed director of the Champlain Valley office of economic Opportunity. Graham 45, has 16 years experience As a town manager is also a former Connecticut legislator. He is currently serving As coordinator of the Addison county on poverty. The appointment was announced tuesday by John finn of St. Albans chairman of the Board of directors. Finn said Graham would be paid at the rate of $8,500 annually for a six month appointment. Graham succeeds . Sohren of Burlington who resigned recently. Windsor tax higher Windsor a Village voters Here tuesday night approved a new tax rate of $1.45, 19 cents More than the previous tax. Only 79 voters out of 1,453 on the Check list turned out for the election. Thieves enter town office Cavendish a Between $50 $75 was stolen Here sometime monday night by thieves who broke into the town office. The break was discovered tuesday morning by town manager Seth Warner when he opened the office located in the heart of the Village. The front door of the building had been pried open the Cash Register a Jimmie do an unsuccessful attempt had been made to open the town Safe which was extensively damaged As were the Register file cabinets. School kids to reopened Springfield a bids will be opened at 7 30 thursday night for the contract to construct the $3 million High school planned Here. The bid opening Date is two weeks later than originally planned to encourage additional firms to bid As Only three firms had expressed a definite inclination to bid before the Date was changed. Three firms which had exp Rei an interest in the school Job were involved in the bidding or the contract to construct an addition to Putnam memorial Hospital in Bennington which was concluded monday. Will be Khz thursday Ludlow a mrs. Eugenia d. Frazier of the Martha Robinson rest Home Here will celebrate her 100thbirthday thursday. She was born March to 1866 in Bowmanville ont., has lived in St. Albans Montpelier Randolph Springfield where in each town she was Active in Community affairs. Mrs. Hoff to attend conference Montpelier a Vermont a first lady mrs. Joan Hoff will be among the 33 democratic governor s wives honoured april 19 in Washington d.c., at a luncheon scheduled in conjunction with the 1966 Campaign conference for democratic women which opens at the Washington Hilton hotel april 17. Following the luncheon there will be a reception at the White House for the expected 3,500 participants to the conference at the invitation of mrs. Lydon b. Johnson. This will be mrs. Hoff a third trip to the White House. This year however will be the first time she has participated in the Campaign conference. One of her previous visits occurred during the Kennedy administration. The second visit was As a guest of lady Bird Johnson honouring women doers. Mrs. Hoff will travel with the Vermont delegation by a chartered Vermont transit bus which will leave Burlington at 8, saturday april in. Passengers will also be picked up in Vergennes fair Haven. The conference is open to All democratic women in the state Over in Yew York democrats score county finance Troy a democratic m minority Leader James k. Welsh charged county treasurer James m. Brahan with being derelict in his duties tuesday night at a meeting of the Rensselaer county Board of supervisors Welsh denounced the a almost $1 million a deficit in the 1965 budget called for an investigation of county financial affairs. During the meeting the Board appointed Robert a. Higgins of Petersburg As a Rensselaer county Coroner Patrick s. Flannery As a Laison with the Public defender office supt. Ralph e. Pollock a member of the county jury Board Joseph f. Casey a reappointment As superintendent of the county Highway dept. Luther Hodges to speak at rpm Troy a Luther h. Hodges former . Secretary of Commerce former governor of North Carolina will deliver the .l. Foundation lecture on a business government at Rensselaer polytechnic Institute March 22. The lecture directed by the school of management at rpm will Start at 3 45 . In room 214 of the Amos Eaton Hall. Hodges who is now chairman of the Board of the research Triangle foundation of North Carolina was appointed Secretary of Commerce by president Kennedy in 1961 served until 1965. Gideon i in i ii am hotel to reopen Saratoga Springs a operation of the famed Gideon Putnam hotel at the Saratoga spa on a year around basis for at least five years is assured by signing of a lease Between the state of new York which owns the hotel Sharp ., inc. Richard a. Lumsden jr., a Young but seasoned Veteran of hotel operations is president of Sharp And will assume the duties of general manager of the Gideon Putnam. The hotel which was operated for several years by Schine enterprises was leased to an Albany Syndicate last year. The Gideon Putnam will reopen april i. Down in Berkshire Gobi Neil takes stand on Tramway Pittsfield a in response to a motion by councilman at Large John h. Rice the Council voted 7 to 4 under suspension of rules tuesday night to go on record As supporting Bills which would strip the Greylock Tramway authority of its Power of eminent Domain abolish the authority completely. Rice said he realized the Council did not have any Power to act formally on the matter but Felt it had a moral obligation to take a stand. Strike g Oes into 9th Day Adams a a strike of production workers at the Dewey Al my chemical division of . Grace amp co. Here was in its ninth Day today at the Harmony Street Plant appears certain to last through Friday. Federal conciliators Here monday in consultation with Union management will return to Adams Friday to Start another series of meetings. Garden Center exhibit ated Stockbridge a the Berkshire Garden Center exhibit won the Theodore a. Havemeyer memorial trophy for excellence at the 49th International Flower show in new York this week. The late or. Havemeyer was a former president of the new York horticultural society co sponsor of the show. Fourth degree knights hold annual dinner fourth degree knights of Columbus held its annual ban quent sunday night at the Paradise restaurant. Arranging for the event were faithful navigator Leo p Lour de his committee George Coutu Roy Thibodeau Napoleon Pietryka Roger White. Guest speaker for the evening was the Rev. Francis Mcconn Volle o.m.i., who is presently stationed in Brattleboro. Father Mcconnville is a graduate of Boston College was ordained at Catholic University in Washington in 1941. He had been connected with the teaching Field a mental health program before going to Brattleboro. At present he teaches at St. Michael a High school is the chaplain of the Brattleboro Retreat. His subject for sunday night was a mental health he made comparisons of present past methods of caring for the mentally ill. Present at the dinner were faithful master James oui met his wife of St. Albans. Oui met is the master of Cabot province. Municipal court two Bennington youths picked up by Village police saturday on a complaint Call pleaded not guilty at mondays court session to charges of open Gross lewdness lascivious behaviour. The dockets specified that Raymond j. Meyers 21, Robert f. Thomas jr., 19, relieved themselves in Public on Gage Street indecently exposed their persons. Judge George m. Ulenberg set bail at $1,000 for both respondents. Surety Bonds were furnished Meyers Thomas were released pending trial. Of three persons charged with making false statements on applications for Hunting licenses two pleaded not guilty were released on bails of $100 Ralph w. Thomas sr., 47, of North Adams mass., Herbert e. Blake jr., 24, of Pownal. Pleading guilty to the false statement charge was Leon a. Hall 58, of North Adams. Initially Hall pleaded not guilty arguing that he had been issued a Legal License in 1964 had not been aware that Sale of Vermont real estate in the interim period had disqualified him from renewing his old License. Later Hall conceded he had made a false statement asked the court to accept a plea of guilty. Judge Ulenberg refused to accept a guilty plea however from Aubry o. Moffitt 21, of Sunderland. Moffitt arraigned on a total of six charges specifying driving to endanger speeding violating Laws of the Road not stopping for officers initially pleaded not guilty but later told the court he would plead guilty because he could not afford a lawyer. Questioned sharply by judge Ulenberg Moffitt said another youth was driving the car on March 3 in Sunderland Manchester when the alleged offences were committed. Moffitt said he had a a admitted driving the car under pressure from arresting officers. Ulenberg ordered total Ball of $600 continued until the Case could be straightened out. Four other cases were heard by the court a Edward w. Devlin 18, of Bennington pleaded not guilty to driving while his License was suspended March 4 in Bennington. Ball of $100 was posted. A Maurice e. Jones 42, of Peru was fined $100 plus costs for driving while intoxicated Jan. 26 in Shaftsbury on . 7. Jones pleaded guilty to the charge withdrawing an earlier plea. After atty. John b. Harte confirmed the respondent was without present Means to pay the Fine judge Ulenberg imposed an alternate suspended sentence of 30 Days in jail placed Jones on probation until the Fine costs Are paid. A Betty sue Thompson 16, of Bennington was fined $30 including costs for violating a Law of the Road last month. The original complaint alleging careless negligent driving with an Accident resulting was amended to the lesser charge miss Thompson pleaded no contest. A Eugene t. Chabert 23, of Brooklyn n.y., pleaded no contest to careless negligent driving with an Accident resulting feb. 28 in Woodford on it. 9, was fined $35 plus costs. The Bennington Banner telephones bust no a a. .442-4300 newsroom. .442-2300 advertising. .442-2sm the Bennington Benner is published duly except Sunder end lags bonders St 428 main St Bennington vt., 05301 by Tbs Benner publishing corporation. 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