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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - March 15, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Ion Bennington Banner. Tuesday March 15, 1966 a my enlistments ease draft Calls Washington Chi a the army hinted today that so Many Young americans Are volunteering to get into uniform it May not have to begin drafting College students in the near future. The suggestion was contained in enlistment figures for the month of february. The army Village ballots today annual Village balloting will be conducted today at Bennington elementary school Between the hours of i . And 8 . At stake Are four proposals being submitted to voters Aswell As the office of Bennington Village president which is being contested by candidates Henry a. Mallory and Richard Hollister. Candidates for other offices were running unopposed. In accordance with a charter amendment approved last year three offices will be determined for three year terms a that of president clerk and treasurer. In article 15, trustees will ask voters to authorize the installation of metered parking in Public lots. The request has been denied in previous years. Two articles 12 and 14, Are concerned with water main extensions. Article 12, of passed will reimburse Louis m. Betit in the amount of $1,625.24 for water connections he has made on Francis Street. Article 14, if passed would authorize an Extension of the water system along Morgan Street to the property of or. And mrs. Harry Briggs and would Levy a tax of six cents on the grand list to provide $6,000 for the project. Another article 13, would appropriate $20,000 to be added to a 1964 sinking fund established for the purpose of extending the Village water system. Balloting by the villages 4,500 voters is expected to be Light based on the modest number of Absentee ballot applications received by the Village clerk the past weekend. Obituary Man. Kan if s. It ukr Hoosick Falls . Fannie s. Burke a lifelong resident Here died today at the Hoosick Falls health Center after a Long illness. She had resided at 68 High St and was the widow of David Burke. Survivors include two sons William of Scarsdale ., and Robert of Lewiston Three Sisters mrs. Philip of Meara mrs. Florence Graae and mrs. Margaret Blandford All of Hoosick Falls also three grandchildren. Funeral services will be thursday at 9 . At the John a. Haussler funeral Home 72 main St., and at 9 30 in the Church of the immaculate Conception. Interment will be in St. Mary a cemetery. Friends May Call at the funeral Home wednesday after 2 . Funeral Fred i. Ryan the funeral of Fred d. Ryan Well known resident of Putnam Street who died at a local nursing Home after a two months illness was heavily attended in St. Francis de sales Church monday morning. A requiem High mass was offered by the it. Rev. Msgr. Francis b. Flanagan pastor who also gave the committal prayers. A prayer at Mahar amp son funeral Home preceded the service. Bearers were William Mayhew of North Adams mass. Henry Ryan Joseph Young Harry Hurley Leo Plourde and Clarence Preussner All of Bennington. Sunday night the knights of Columbus attended in body and were led in recitation of the Rosary by msgr. Flanagan. Or. Ryan had been a Long time member of the k of c. Saturday night the Village trustees and Village employees called at the funeral Home to pay respects. On saturday and sunday patrolmen from the local police department and the county sheriff s department paid respects. Or. Ryan a son John is a patrolman with the Village police department. Relatives and friends attended from North Adams mass. Oneida Richfield Springs North Bennington and the entire surrounding area. Stock averages Dow Jones Bache a co., Albans 30 industrials 912.24�?1.85 20 railroads 245.07 �?3.69 15 utilities 141.51 a .15 composite average 325.23 �?2.52 volume 3.980.000 reported that first enlistments during the month totalled 20,900 a almost 2,000 men above january a 10-year High of 19,000 enlistments. These figures Are More than double the enlistment figures of a year ago. Before president Johnson announced the buildup for the War in Viet Nam last july Only 9,000 to 11,000 men were signing up for army service in a Good month. The upsurge in enlistments has been reflected in lower draft Calls. January a enlistment figures caused the defense department to revise its draft quota for this month Down from 32,900 to 22,400. And last week the depart ment issued a draft quota of 21,700 men for april. It was the lowest quota since last september and continued a downward trend in the draft since december a Post Korea High of 40,200 men. Last summer it was calculated that of enlistments remained constant draft Calls of about 30.000 men or More a month would be necessary for the armed forces to reach a total planned strength of 3,093,000 men. As of Jan. 31, there were 2,899,724 men in uniform. A selective service official confirmed today that if the inductions stay Well below the 30.000 Mark each month a As they Are now a there is a Chance of avoiding drafting College students. The army report of increased enlistments gave no indication of the reasons for the upsurge. Jubilant indonesians following the takeover of Power in Indonesia by military chief Soe Harto from president Sukarno there was rejoicing in the streets of Jakarta As shown by this group of citizens As they ride on a tank during a jubilation Parade. Up medicare Bennington briefs Accident reported two cars received minor damage in a mishap Early monday evening at the intersection of Hillside and South streets according to Bennington Village police. Involved were a 1963 Volkswagen operated by Loren Disque of Shaftsbury and a 1955 Ford station Wagon operated by rot Ert Barnes of 312 pleasant St. The Barnes vehicle was travelling West on Hillside and had stopped at the Stop sign at the intersection with South Street. Disque who was travelling South on South Street started to make a left turn into Hillside just As Barnes started up. The collision resulted with the left front end of Barnes car clipping the left door of Disque a car. Alert plan progresses operation a medicare Alert a one of the projects of the Bennington Rutland Opportunity Council is moving ahead rapidly according to John Riddle the councils Deputy director. An organized staff of Par time workers and volunteers under the direction of mrs. Beth Russell of Rutland have been working up lists of people 65 years of age and Over in All the towns in the by county area. As rapidly As possible Riddle said these lists Are screened by the social Security office and those who have not yet registered for the medicare health insurance program Are being contacted and informed of the benefits to which they Are entitled. James Conroy of West Road is Captain of the Bennington team and is aided by Alfred Allen of Stark St. And Allen Robertson of Arlington. This team Riddle Felt has been doing an excellent Job in compiling lists making contracts and recruiting volunteers to help but he stressed the urgent need for More volunteers if the Job is to be completed by the March 31 deadline. This is the Date by which those who were 65 or Over by last Jan. I must be registered. It is certainly hoped that within the next two weeks All those who Are eligible for a medicare a and this includes almost everyone who is 65 or Over will at least have been fully informed. Aiken seeks funds for Lym Maple research Washington up a sen. George d. Aiken r vt., has asked the Senate Interior appropriations subcommittee to provide $40,000 for design of a proposed Maple production research Laboratory at the University of Vermont. The Federal Forest service Tom notes next meeting will be wednesday and balloting will be held. Food chairman is Bessie Hall and Tony Betit will bring the mystery prize. At the last meeting mrs. Arlene Joseph was chapter night chairman for Moose Haven. Pictures of Italy and Germany were shown by mrs. Howe. Initiation of mrs. Vera Jones was held. She was sponsored by mrs. Inez Gregory. Tony Betit won the mystery prize. Folks party to Honor or. And mrs. Jones or. And mrs. Jones a Albert and Helen a of 103 county St., who Are moving to the West coast in the near future will be guests of Honor at a party at the elks barn saturday night. All members of the elks their guests and friends of the couple Are invited. A smorgasbord will be served from 7 to 9 and dancing to Paul Laportes orchestra will ensue from 9 to 12. Elks program chairmen Charles Boyle and James Livingston Are making All the arrangements for the festivities. Jones who has been an officer in the Bennington fraternal order has been transferred from Ben Mont to another we rap Tures inc. Plant in California. Astronomy notes about 8 30 any dark Clear evening is a perfect time to observe the Beautiful sparkling array of a group of Diamond like Little stars known As Berenice s hair. First find Arcturus. Then go in a straight line a Little More than Halfway toward Denebola the Tail of Leo. A Low Power Telescope or a pair of Field glasses will help to enjoy to the fullest the twinkling of dewdrops on cobwebs. The Bennington fire department was called out on another false alarm late this morning this one rung in from the Box at layfayette Street and Hamlin Avenue. The department has been hit by a number of the false Calls in recent weeks. William Lee Cobleigh of Middlebury a freshman at Castleton state College has been named to the Deans list for last semester according to word received Here. He is the son of mrs. Leat Rice Hart Cobleigh daughter of or. And mrs. Lee Hart of Beech Street and William a. Cobleigh at Illinois. Southern Vermont life underwriters will meet wednesday at 11 30 . At it. Anthony country club. Speaker will be James Hunt commissioner of banking and insurance Good Spring skiing is reported at Snow Valley ski area. A to to 45-Inch base with packed powder surface is listed. A 25 to 30-Inch packed powder base was listed at Stratton Mountain ski area today and excellent skiing was reported All Over the Mountain. All lifts Are lbs vigils budget for both Maple syrup and Timber research in Burlington is now $231,000, Aiken said. But he told the appropriations group monday that the new building is important if full value is to be obtained from the studies new being conducted in a cramped quarters a in the Federal building in Burlington. Aiken said the University s College of agriculture would realize value from the new Structure. He said the research is important because of a decline in american Maple production in 13 states bordering Canada which has increased its exports. Myca notes More than too boys and girls from 6th through 9th grades of the area schools attended the dance in the Myca gym Friday night. Mrs. Eugene l. Damon was the chaperone at this dance. Each Friday evening a different Mother volunteers to help out with this program. The Board of directors of the Bennington area Myca will hold its regular monthly meeting tuesday evening. Dinner will be served in the Board room at 6 . And the business meeting will follow. James f. Davis president will preside there will be reports of officers and committees and the items of business which they bring up will be acted on. The staff will give a report on the activities of the past month. Thrift shop on hand Are some real Large nightgowns chair Slipcover White lamp Shade Raincoat with Hood straight razor three potato washers quilt tops quilt blocks draperies Cabinet radio three Zane Grey books several Small window shades a few cake plates some Good electric flatirons a very old trunk a Cabinet radio pictures and picture frames two Large mirrors. Requests have come in for a Small Washer artificial Flowers teacups lamp shades tools of All kinds lamps pillows and sofa cushions blankets chairs and tables Chest of drawers. Recent workers were Lillian Kleine Violet Cross Dorothy Crane and isma Sargent. Continued from Page i demonstrate to the remaining advocates of violence that there is More human profit to be had from peace than there is from he said that was his Only purpose in the bloody War a and the a real purpose of the More than 200,000 Brave americans a there As Well As of Congress in showing support for the Bill. It was the emergency authorization measure which sparked the Senate a debate Over administration policies in Viet Nam. This measure authorizes government purchases of missiles planes tanks and guns needed in Viet Nam. The measure before the House today would actually put up the Money to match the Viet Nam authorization voted March to. The two figures �?$4.8 billion and $13,1 billion a Are different because a number of common items such As ammunition Small arms and the like do not need special authorization As do bigger chunks of military hardware such As missiles and tanks. The addition to the military procurement funds the Bill before the House also included $415 million in economic Aid a the bulk of it for Viet Nam and Southeast Asia. Maim continued from Page i the Peru Republican to his vacant House seat if the special session becomes a reality. Other than his desire to get out of legislative politics Mann a resignation also stems from Hoff a insistence that it is a conflict of interest for legislators to also serve in posts in the executive Branch of government. Mann expressed his agreement with this Hoff policy in his letter of resignation and the letter paves the Way for Mann a appointment to an unspecified government Agency. It is no secret however that Hoff plans to name Mann to the new educational financing Agency a Board established by the legislature this month to administer a program under which All Vermont colleges Are enabled to float Low Cost Loans for construction. Marin has served in the legislature since 1959, and since 1961 has served As chairman of the banking and corporations committee. Under the agreement Mann will resign his Post on the educational financing Agency if the special session is called Hoff would reappoint him to his seat in the legislature. He would once again resign from the House and be reappointed to the educational Agency when the session is Over. Cut in vacation time okayed by Rural school Board operating. Temperature was 24 at the base and Zero at the Summit. Bennington unification study committee will meet at 7 30 tonight at the Bennington county courthouse to begin work on a timetable for information meetings and final votes on the adoption of the towns new unification charter recently approved by the state legislature. Joseph Mccoy of 117 Congress St. Is a patient at Putnam memorial Hospital. The Well baby clinic will be held saturday Between 9 and to . At Bennington elementary school Park Street Entrance. All pre school children in the area May attend this clinic without charge. The regular monthly meeting of the Emblem club no. 368 will be held wednesday at 7 30 . At the elks rooms. Haystack Mountain ski area reported excellent skiing throughout the area today. A 20 to 40-Inch base with packed powder surface is listed. To bars i and 3 and chairlifts i and 2 Are operating. The temperature was 28 and the weather Clear. The american legion auxiliary will serve a birthday supper to the american legion Post wednesday at 6 30 ., to be followed by a regular meeting. The regular meeting and installation of officers of the military order of the Cootie auxiliary Green Mountain Pup tent no 2, vow no. 1332, will be held at the old Bennington schoolhouse thursday. Dinner will be served at 7. The Towne Beauty Salon 626 main St., will now be open on saturdays As of March 19. Adv St. Patrick a Day at elks club. Corned beef and cabbage. Dinner $1.00, 7-9 Nick Marras orchestra 9-12. Adv prof. Wood Worth to present film in Ater Mold the Bennington College science faculty will present a film wednesday by professor Robert h. Woodworth which is concerned with a Little known water Mold named Ach Lya. Using time lapse Micro cinematography prof. Woodworth has produced Over 40 films in his study of the growth and development of plants. The film on Ach Lya is the result of the work he has been doing at the univer Sty of Florida during the colleges non resident term. Prof. Woodworth explains that a Mac Hiya reproduces in several ways. Any Plant can produce spores which will grow into new plants. However there Are male and female plants and their production of reproductive cells is under the control of four different hormones. The film shows the development of the various reproductive the program begins at 7 30 . Kindergarten registration this week kindergarten registration will be held at the Bennington elementary school 128 Park St., wednesday and thursday. At this time also Grade i Rural registration will be taken. The hours will be from 9 to 11 30 . And 1 30 to 4 30 . And or. Wednesday night from 6 30 to 8. The Parent or guardian must present a copy of the child a birth certificate and a record of vaccination and immunizations at the time of kindergarten registration. It is not necessary for the child to accompany the Parent. The kindergarten registration is for ail children living in the town and for those living West of Safford and Beech streets if they were born on or before Jan. I 1962. The greater Bennington school Board approved monday a Cut in vacation time to allow students of the Molly Stark Beech Street and Hicks schools to make up a lost Day of school. Abandoning on the advice of supt. Leon e. Wagner proposals to make up the school Day on a saturday the Board agreed to hold school sessions on monday april 18. Spring vacation for the three schools had been formerly set to include the preceding weekend. Action was taken after supt. Leon e. Wagner criticized the idea of holding school on a saturday As something reminiscent of a Golden Wagner argued that five school Days a week is a a enough for any child. To suggestions that parents planning to leave the area during the vacation period May be in convinced by the loss of the weekend Wagner replied that ample vacation opportunities Are afforded families at other times of the year. Proceeding to other business the school noted it has now cancelled its order of a new school bus from Liggett Bosworth motor sales inc. A deadline for delivery was set last month when the firm failed to keep its promised january delivery Date and the order was finally cancelled when the deadline expired. It was agreed to Transfer funds designated for the Purchase to a bus sinking Hind instead of leaving the Money in the general fund. Two dates were proposed fora memorial and dedicatory ceremony for the late j. Philip Walker first principal of the Molly Stark school. A committee of teachers students and other interested persons will decide whether the Walker Library will be dedicated during the last week of school on a final Assembly Day a or whether it will be dedicated at an Assembly on the Friday before memorial Day. Board member Stewart Allen suggested that annual reports of the greater Bennington school District and the Bennington graded school District might be printed together in one Booklet with the report of the new Bennington school District inc., which becomes operative this gemini launch continued from Page i to the first of four historic hookups with the Agena. Scott will take the spotlight later with a record two hour and 10-minute spacewalk. After a final Mission briefing the astronauts planned to take the rest of today off getting to bed Early tonight for a Good nights rest for their 71-hour voyage. Technicians planned to Start the preliminary countdown on the spacecraft late in the afternoon. Its total 2 Booster will be fuelled late tonight with the final countdown starting Early wednesday. Technicians on launch pad 14, Little More than a mile South of the gemini firing stand finished repairs and tests on the Atlas Booster for gemini a Agena target satellite during the night. A everything is ready to go on the Atlas a a space Agency spokesman said. But the work on the spacecraft took longer. At about 8 . Est the Agency reported that the faulty oxygen device had been replaced but the installation of the pilots meeting continued from Page i effect but the article was passed As it stood. Under article to which allowed for other business John Devito introduced two motions which were both approved the first expressing gratitude to George Allard for six years of service As water commissioner and the second extending congratulations to Bennington Catholic High school for winning the state class l basketball championship again this year. Village attorney Williams spoke briefly on unification and expressed a personal Hope that a this is the last Village he also argued for a favourable vote on article 13 in today a Village balloting which would add $20,000 to the sinking fund established in 1964 to expand the Village water system. Questioned sharply on the logic of the Village adding to a sinking fund that would be taken Over by the town As a Village asset in the event of unification Williams gave two reasons in defense of an affirmative vote. He said that unification is after All a an uncertainty a while the water needs of the Village Are not. He also said that it is up to voters whether or not the sinking fund passes on to the town As a Village asset for under the terms of unification assets Are defined As those existing at the actual time of unification. Outgoing Village president Salvatore Santarcangel who moderated the meeting adjourned it after expressing regret at ending his two terms of service. He attributed any successes he enjoyed As president to a wonderful trustees a a a wonderful clerk a and a a tremendous Village Harte theatre last time tonight eve. 6 30 amp 8 40 founder Bali get Oaut it i technicolor Mcavory Pana vision unfed artists starts tomorrow eve. 6 30 amp 8 30 the Frisch John o Hara s him h rage to Liue i pan vision % it Ceasro United artists coaches and final testing still had to be finished. Weather forecasts for a wednesday launch were Good with scattered Clouds and Light winds expected at the Cape and acceptable conditions predicted for the Atlantic Ocean Landing areas. The twin launching had been set for today but that schedule was scrapped monday when the rocket and spacecraft troubles cropped up. Engineers spent most of monday morning tracing leaks in both the Atlas and the two seater capsule and then devoted the rest of the Day to repairing them As fast As possible. The Atlas trouble turned out to be a Mere fuel overflow that forced the replacement of a valve and regulator. But the gemini program was More serious and there was some doubt late monday As to whether the wednesday launch Date could be met. The Atlas Agena will Start the flight off with Armstrong and Scott following in Pursuit 101 minutes later. If they perform Hie rendezvous Maneu vers As Well As gemini 6 did last december gemini 8 will catch up with the orbiting Agena 5v2 hours after liftoff. The spacemen will Fly in formation with the Agena for about 45 minutes. Then Armstrong a 35-year-old civilian who has flown the xi5 rocket plane will attempt to nudge the nose of his ship into a Cor shaped opening on the Agena for history a first linkup in space. Scott a 33-year-old air Force major will climb out of the gemini 8 capsule about 2ov2 hours after launch and perform a record breaking two hour and 10-minute spacewalk crammed with experiments. Hoard suspends liquor licenses Montpelier up a the state department of liquor control today announced the suspension of liquor licenses of the american legion club in Brandon and Walter Asdikian and sons inc. Of Wilmington. The suspensions Are for seven Days effective at the close of business today. The License of the american legion club was suspended for alleged minor altercations on the premises and at the Wilmington firm for the alleged Selling of malt beverages to a minor. July when the other districts merge. Allen said the combined reports would provide continuity of information during the transition to the merged school District. Allens suggestion Drew a favourable response from other Board members although it was noted that combined reports would prove expensive to All districts concerned. Assistant supt. James f. Kelly reported that a new teacher has been hired at Molly Stark in response to increased enrolment at the school. Now teaching sixth Grade classes is Richard frasier of Norwich a graduate of Lyndon state College who has recently completed service with the armed forces. The hiring of secretarial help to relieve Francis Snow of typing and other duties during the a a busiest month of the school year was authorized As was extra pay for miss Snow to compensate her for overtime work. A Bill of Over $500 for routine bus repairs was viewed by chairman mrs. Harriet Davis and others As a unusually High a and William . Smith suggested the merged school districts might consider hiring a Mechanic of its own to economize on bus maintenance. Supt. Wagner said the Bill was not a excessive a however. The Board is expected to exceed its allotment for bus maintenance this year. They re still fiddling in Hardwick Hardwick up a there Are some things that Progress leaves behind but old time fiddling in Harwick Isnit one of them. Some 20 vermonters Are tuning up for the third annual Northeast fiddlers convention slated for memorial Day in Hardwick. The convention which will also include fiddlers from throughout new England new York and Eastern Canada is sponsored by the Northeast fiddlers association. Clem Myers of Barre president of the association said a the fiddling concert is open to show people that old time fiddling has a tremendous magnetic Appeal for Young and old one tune no fiddler is a stranger to another for it creates a brotherhood of its Hospital notes monday in x rth 14, 1966 admissions miss Nancy Smith Manchester depot master Dana Howe Wilmington miss Bonnie lamp Ron mrs. Hazel Post mrs. Olive Morey Charles Meaney Bennington master Louis Sal Luzzo Hoosick Falls William r. Thomson Shaftsbury. Discharges mrs. Dorothy Fairley mrs. Gertrude Harrington mrs. Joyce Turner and son Seth King Bennington mrs. Bette Bradley and son Hoosick Falls. Births or. And mrs. Milton Surdam or. Of North Bennington a son March 14. Or. And mrs. Carrol Havreluk or. Of Jacksonville a daughter March 14. Or. And mrs. Michael p. Deve now of Woodford Road a son Michael Paul jr., March 7. Wednesday Only fresh Vermont Chicken breasts or legs fresh Chicken livers fresh giblets in 39< necks in. 10< in. 69 fresh Chicken a a a a a a a a Coupon one per family granule de sugar 5 s 45 in. I Luu full u bog a i a Good Only hod., Mardi 15. 1960____ Salem a super Market

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