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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - March 30, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 10�?Bennington Banner. Wednesday March 30, 1966 an afternoon of Auto racing sunday climaxed a father son project for members of cub scout pack 345. There was no Roar of engines or screech of tires however. The competing cars had been fashioned from pieces of Pine Wood by the boys with assistance and advice from their dads. No car weighed More than five ounces. The wheels were plastic and Gravity was the source of Power. The cars started at the top of a four Lane wooden raceway which was propped up on the Back of chair and raced to the finish linear the Bottom. Dennis Racicot at left watches anxiously while officials John Lyons and Fred Hoth weigh in his car in the knights of Columbus Hall. In Center scouts cheer excitedly As the cars Streak Down the wooden four Lane raceway toward the finish line. The starter at upper right is Joseph Vav. Hart full time scout executive. At right the victorious racing car designers flanked by boy scouts Jimmy Lewis and Timmy Thibodeau pose with their trophies. The winners from left Are Mike Sleeman 9, second place David Betit 8, grand Champion and Jimmy Moffitt to third place. Buckler alternate line proposed for . 7 relocation obituaries Shaftsbury a citizens interested in an alternative plan to the states proposed relocation of . 7 North from Bennington met with the planning commission Here tuesday night to study a new map prepared by an Arlington architect. Remarking that a the shortest line Between two Points is a straight one a Philip Linde outlined a new route for the Highway that would Send it on its Way North at a Point radically East of the Highway departments proposed Northern inter Clinge near the Junction of it. 67a and . 7. Beginning at the proposed Cloverleaf on Bennington a East Side Linden a route would proceed a hell Bents for Manchester keeping to the East of Chapel and fast roads and following contour lines along the base of Bald Mountain. Locating the Highway to the East Linde explained would to get the most logical plan As far As Shaftsbury and Arlington recon corned for the four Lane Road would pass through open country and would leave Community real estate undisturbed. According to the Linde map which the Banner will print tomorrow Bennington a requirements of an East West bypass would be met by extending a relocated two Lane it. 9 from the Northeast Down along the roaring Branch River to the Eastern Clover Leaf. The Linde map shown to a lifts Bury planners last night Lias been circulated widely in the county since it was prepared two weeks ago and has awakened nearly uniform interest according to Linde. Among those organizations and persons who have seen the map and expressed favourable reactions Linde said Are Arlington selectmen and planning commission members Sunderland planning commission members sen. Allan Angney and rep. Marjorie Doyle of Arlington rep. Tracy Kenyon of Shaftsbury and atty. Norton Barber of Bennington whose Arlington water company would be disturbed by the present Highway dept route. Linde said District Highway Engineer Ivor s. Pelsue and advanced planning Engineer Stearns Jenkins have taken the map under study. They expressed immediate criticism Only of the maps East West bypass provisions which would require new York motorists to travel South before they could turn North Linde said. A single exception to the generally favourable reactions Linde said came from state Highway Board member Robert m. Wilson who could not be reached for comment this morning. Planning commission chairman Charles b. Lack told those attending the meeting that the commission would study the Linde map and its predecessor and would base any recommendation As to which map to adopt or modify on a a fair consideration of the towns interests. Present at the planning commission meeting were a number of Shaftsbury residents whose property would be affected by the Highway departments present route including Kenneth Noland owner of former Robert Frost property in Shaftsbury who said the Highway dept would bring the Road �?o300 Yards from my also present were businessmen including Sam Batonick owner of a Motel and restaurant who expressed concern Over securing a Shaftsbury inter Clinge at a reasonable distance from the town. The Highway dept proposes an interchange near Wilson a dude ranch Linden a map would apparently require an interchange involving expensive construction of a new Road. Also discussed at the meeting in the town clerks office was the desirability of recommending that the relocated Highway be of limited Access As it passes through the town. As presently proposed the Highway will be of limited Access Only within the town limits of Bennington. A show of hands expressed majority opinion that limited Access would be advisable. It was observed that opening the new Highway to motels and other businesses would probably Hurt existing businessmen even More than they expect to be Hurt already. Junkyard continued from Page i referring specifically tothe junkyard application simply asked that selectmen Bear in mind preservation of the scenery along the new Highway when taking action on any proposed develop ments in the area. The regional commission specifically asked for denial of Bevins junkyard License of the junkyard was to be visible from the new Road. Present to provide information on this put Point was District Highway Engineer Ivor s. Pelsue. He said that while the final line of the new route a could go either Way a under the present preliminary plans the proposed junkyard would be about 1.200 feet from the new Highway. This he noted is outside of the 1,000 foot limit prescribed in recently passed state legislation controlling junkyards in the area of primary roads. Any junkyards within the 1,000 foot limit can be ordered removed at the owners expanse Pelsue said. The Highway department May also order junkyards beyond this limit to either lie screened or removed but this would be done at state expanse. He went on to Point out to Bevins that the proposed new Highway would probably be some too feet higher in Elevation than Bevins proposed Yard and that the Yard thus would Likely be visible from the new Road even if the junkyard were fenced As required by the general statute regulating such Yards. Pelsue said the Highway department was not and could not protest Bevins proposed junkyard because the new Highway under consideration does not in fact exist. His appearance he said was simply to provide Bevins with information which he might wish to take into account in establishing his junkyard at the proposed location. Bevins himself came under some direct criticism with the disclosure that he has already moved several junk cars to the proposed Yard before his application has in fact been approved. Bevins explained that he had Felt that there was Little Chance his License was to be denied and said he had started moving cars from another junkyard site on Branch Street an application for a License for which selectmen turned Dow n earlier this year. He said he was simply trying to comply with selectmen a request to clean up the Branch Street Yard. Selectmen indicated they were a not very Happy about Bevins a jumping the gun though they acknowledged that after inspecting Bevins proposed Ore bed site they had told him they could not see any reason Why his application would be turned Down. They said however that they had made no commitment on his ii Hospital notes tuesday. March 29. 1966 admissions Edward Paquin Frederick Hoag North Bennington Scott Maguire John p. Madden mrs. Angela Percey Bennington master Brian Rousseau Hoosick Falls. Disc barges David Flanders mrs. Jane Keppler and daughter Bennington Mary Beth Gorman Hoosick Falls. Births or. And mrs. Dale Lanphear of Arlington a daughter March 29. Cense application pending the holding of the hearing and directed him to move no More cars onto the proposed site unless and until a favourable decision had been made. Both Williams and atty. Robert e. Cummings jr., who entered a protest against the proposed Yard on behalf of the estate of George n. Mattison picked up this information and argued that contrary to Fienberg a statement that Bevins would be complying with All the statutory requirements on junkyards his action already suggested that such compliance might not in fact be forthcoming. At Williams urging selectmen also told Bevins that before making a final decision they would want to see a copy of the written lease for the property being used by Bevins this is owned by Harold Gilbar. Williams pointed out that the statute requires a License applicant to submit proof of his right to use the proposed junkyard prop erty for that purpose. Bevins said he had Oral lease agreement with Gilbar. According to information presented by Bevins and Fienberg the proposed junkyard would lie a several thousand feet from the Ore bed Road and would be situated in a Ravine that would screen it from View from the Road. Bevins said the site consisted of a four or five acres and anticipated that he would have Only some 25 or 30 cars at any one time. From these he indicated he would extract spare parts and then Cut up the bodies for scrap which would be hauled away to Troy . From time to time. Selectmen said that because of the Ravine arrangement they were favourably inclined towards approval of the proposed Yard because the necessity for a Fence would be obviated. A junkyard Fence said selectman Richard Vansantvoord was Likely to be As displeasing in appearance As the junk cars it was supposed to screen. Concerned about the effect on surrounding property values a s another resident of the area Orwin g. Coonz. Also on hand to protest the junkyard were or. And mrs. John f. Wohnus. Letters of protest were also received from Ferdinand l. Mayer and from Helen w. Emmett. Lbs continued from Page i the value of the Dollar go it was the strongest indication Johnson has Given that he might have to ask for a tax boost to take some steam out of the booming . Economy. He said that most of his advisers had come to the conclusion that the higher social Security and medicare taxes that took hold Jan. I and the higher excise levies on new cars and Telephone Calls just enacted by Congress would not Dampen Down the Boom enough to prevent inflation. But in his next breath Johnson belittled the current inflation scare As a a a jag and a support for this View was forthcoming from labor department officials who said that the worst of the Price increases a appear to be Johnson said there were three principal ways the government could act to head off inflation direct controls on wages and prices a Cut in Federal spending of $5 billion to $10 billion or a tax increase of about $5 billion. Miss Maria Lapierre Waterbury Conn. A miss Marla Lapierre of 677 South main St., Waterbury died tuesday afternoon in St. Mary s Hospital Here. She had lived in Bennington from 1928 until 1942 when she moved to Waterbury and has since resided. Survivors Are three Sisters mrs. Adrienne Boucher of Montreal mrs. Arthemise la flamme of Bennington mrs. Ernelda Aubin of Waterbury three Brothers Louis of Waterbury Hilaire of Lake frontiere Canada and Lucien of Albany . Several nieces and nephews Are also left. The body will be at Irigoin funeral Home East Clay Street Waterbury. The funeral will be in St. Anne Church Here Friday at to . I Leslie e. Severance Leslie Frederick Severance 62, a resident Here for 45 years died tuesday morning. He had resided at Kings hotel. Born in Gill mass. Sept. 4, 1903, he was a former resident of Northfield mass., where he had received his education. While in Bennington he had been a taxi Driver for the Ruskin taxi Fleet. He had served in the . Navy for a Brief period. Survivors Are four Brothers Erwin w. Severance of Northfield Henry a. Parks of Sudbury mass. Malcolm Parks of Northfield and Norman c. Parks of Proctorsville four Sisters mrs. Amos Helen Miner of Hinsdale . Mrs. Russell Florine Shearer of Keene . Miss Dorothy Parks of Laconia ., and mrs. Maxwell Evelyn Thompson of Winchester . Tuesday night Transfer was made from Hanson Walbridge funeral Home to the Kidder funeral Home in Northfield where funeral services will be held thursday at 1 30 . The Rev. Jerome Wood of trinitarian congregational Church will officiate. Burial will be in North cemetery Gill. There will be no visiting hours. Mrs. Lena to. Wood mrs. Lena g. Wood 87, widow of George c. Wood died tuesday afternoon after a Long illness. She was a daughter of Lorenzo and Sylvia Goodell Gore born in Bennington March 20, 1879. She had attended Bennington schools and was married to or. Wood who died in 1930. Survivors Are one daughter mrs. Joseph Mildred s. La Croix of Bennington one son George h. Wood of Ridgewood . 12 grandchildren 45 great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren. One Niece mrs. Mabel Harvey and one Nephew Louis f. Moore both of Bennington Are also left. Private funeral services will be held at Mahar amp son funeral Home a the convenience of the family. Entombment will be in Park Lawn Chapel. There will be no calling hours. Time of decision years finally on of allo Osae River foliation funerals mrs. Kathi Rine Illingworth the funeral of mrs. D. A. Illingworth the former Katherine Hewson who died sunday morning after a Long illness was held in St. Francis de sales Church tuesday morning with a requiem High mass offered by the it. Rev. Msgr. Francis b. Flanagan pastor. A prayer at Mahar amp son funeral Home preceded the service. Bearers were Thomas Hewson of North Bennington Richard Powers sr., Gerard Morin sr., and James Hewson All of Hoosick Falls. Entombment was in Park Lawn Chapel and burial will be in this cemetery in the Spring. Mrs. Jennie Kenyon North Bennington a the funeral of mrs. Jennie Kenyon of Houghton Street North Bennington who died at Putnam me vermonters continued from Page i perfectly Clear and he spotted the object about three Miles away. A a in a convinced it Wasny to a plane a Gagliardi said. A i saw red and Green blinking lights. It have been a plane because it was standing in the same place All the he said he watched the object for about to minutes before going Back inside. Gagliardi said he went Back up on the Tower for another look about to minutes later and the object was still there. A i just Don t know what it was a Gagliardi said. Astronomy notes cants major the dig dog is located almost due South in the Early evening. On a Clear night we May now find the Small Constellation Columba the Dove directly beneath the dogs Hind feet. The major Star is Phat which comes from the arabic Al Fak Hita. Ages ago for some strange reason it was the arabic interpretation of cygnus the Swan. Later it was Given to the Star Alpha in Columba. The literal translation from the arabic is the ring Dove. Moral Hospital Friday was held at Mahar amp son funeral Home tuesday morning with the Rev. , first methodist Church pastor officiating. The Rev. Or. Mcgaughey also offered committal prayers. Bearers were Anthony Scofski of Greenfield mass. Burton f. Davis or. Of Vallejo Calif. Neal Graves of Greenfield mass.,and Dick Arabia of Buckland mass. Entombment was in Park Lawn Chapel with burial to be in this cemetery at a later Date. Relatives and friends attended from Adams Greenfield Buckland mass. Vallejo Calif. North Bennington and the surrounding area. Sumner g. Kean Pittsfield mass. A a memorial service for Sumner g. Kean Veteran newspaper editor and reporter was held tuesday morning at the Wellington funeral Home Here. Or. Kean had served on the news staff of the Banner from 1962 to 1964, coming Here from the Berkshire Eagle. A delegation was in attendance from the Eagle. Cremation followed. Heath invited to anniversary conference Boston mass. A among those extended a special invitation to attend the 20th anniversary Celebration of Neudec new England school development Council Here april 7 is former supt. Allan j. Heath of Bennington currently a consultant in the Bennington South supervisory Union. The Neudec Celebration is jointly with the 19th annual meeting of the Abc annual school Board conference. The Bennington educator Lias been a member of the executive committee of Neudec for More than to years and has also been its chairman. More than 800 Are expected to participate in the anniversary program. John h. Chafee Rhode Island governor is among the speakers. A decision a in the near future on Steps which the Vermont tissue paper co. Inc. Will have to take to Abate pollution of the Walloomsac River has been promised by the Vermont water resources Board. The paper Mill Village Industry has been under a web order to end contamination of the River with its process wastes and a report on the Progress being made by the company was contained in a letter received by Bennington selectmen from water resources commissioner Reinhold w. Thieme. According to Thiemens letter read by town fathers at their tuesday night Board meeting the company As required Lias engaged a consulting Engineer Hydro science inc to conduct an analysis of the Industry a waste treatment problem. Originally Thieme said the company and Engineer were to have submitted acceptable preliminary plans for waste treatment facilities by last nov. 15. The web however had when requested by the company extended this deadline to March 15. As of March i Thieme said three proposals for dealing with the waste problem had been submitted. A the Board a Thieme wrote a has reviewed this material and a decision will be forthcoming in the near Thieme went on to note that the Engineer had discussed the possibility of discharging the Vermont tissue wastes to Bennington a municipal treatment Plant. In his letter he asked selectmen if they had been approached on this idea and of so what their position was. Selectmen noted they had not received any such request and voted that they would turn Down any such request should it be received. In doing so they noted that at the time of the design and construction of the town treatment Plant consideration had been Given to connecting up the tissue Plant waste discharge to the interceptor system and treatment Plant. But they said the engineers working for the town had advised that to do this would involve a treatment Plant of three accidents reported state police investigated three accidents this morning on Slushy roads around the country. A Dorset woman and her daughter were injured shortly before 8 . On . 7 about three Miles North of the Arling ton Underland town line when their southbound car went out of control and snapped in two a Roadside Power pole. Receiving bruises abrasions and cuts was Helen e. Mcintyre 45. Police said her daughter Donna Lee Mcintyre 17,received a bump on the head. Both were taken by a passing Motorist to or. James of Neil in Arlington where they were treated and released. Police said the front end of the Mcintyre car was extensively damaged. Another snapped pole and another damaged vehicle front end were the results of a Center Shaftsbury Accident on . 7 about a mile Souh of the Arling ton Shaftsbury town line. State police said William e. Phelps jr., 18, of Watervliet . Was on his Way to Stratton Mountain at about 9 30 when he Bennington briefs regular meeting of veterans of world War i Barracks 1955, will be held at the vow rooms thursday at 7 30 . Edward Pendergast son of mrs. Helen Pendergast of 123 Beech St., has been pledged to no Lambda Phi fraternity at Grove City College in Grove City a. He is a Junior majoring in political science. There will be a meeting of the legion of the Moose at 8 . March 31 at the club rooms. Bennington auxiliary state police will meet at the old Bennington schoolhouse at 7 30 to night. An la to 14-Inch packed powder base was reported at Stratton Mountain ski area today. It was snowing and the temperature 30 degrees. Good Spring skiing conditions Are listed and All lifts Are operating. Stock a averages Dow Jones Bache a co., Albany noon March 30, 1966 30 industrials 922.55 �?6.84 20 railroads 250.34 �?1.35 15 utilities 141.48 a .64 composite average329.39 �?2.08 totals 4.040,00 lost control of his car while attempting to pass a truck. The car went off the right Side of the Road snapping off a Power line guide pole and continued 250 feet into a Field where it came to rest. Police said Phelps was not Hurt. An Accident in Winhall about 8 . Involved Walter j. Rachis i jr., 35, of Springfield whose westbound car went into a skid on a Snow covered downhill Grade and went off the right Side of the Highway colliding with a tree. Police reported no injuries and Only a a slight property damage. Municipal court arraigned on a breach of be a be charge in municipal court wednesday was Willis Pratt 38, of Bennington who pleaded guilty to threatening his wife Phyllis in Bennington monday. A to Day county jail sentence was imposed by judge George m. Fienberg who told Pratt he was weary of seeing him brought into court for similar offences. Fienberg said any new disturbances would result in a House of correction sentence. A i am not interested in Domestic affairs but i am interested in keeping the peace a the judge said. In another Case a North Adams minor entered pleas of not guilty to charges of leaving the scene of a Pownal Accident on March 12, and driving with defective equipment. Bail was set at $200 on the first charge and at $50 on the second for John e. Robare 20. Double the capacity otherwise needed and the expense of this it was Felt would not be justified. As a result selectmen said the Plant was not constructed to handle the tissue Plant discharge. Thiemens letter came in response to one written by selectmen inquiring about the status of the web s order on the Vermont tissue pollution abatement. Main from area attend lolled be Ion Ferenee on Hiti a mrs. L. William Gillette president of the Bennington league of women voters announced today that the league is very pleased with the Success of the a dialogue on China a held yesterday at Dartmouth College under the auspices of the leagues of Verdi on and new Hampshire. More than 20 people attended from the Bennington area. Among them in addition to mrs. Gillette were two members of the state Board of the Vermont lev mrs. Bradford Smith and mrs. Stanley Schreuder. Also attending were mrs. James Conroy or. And mrs. Loyal Nash mrs. Danforth Geer mrs. . Duhamel mrs. Nancy Lamb mrs. Mab Cockrell mrs. Paul Benjamin mrs. Clarence Howard miss Marlon Hardy mrs. David Bergmark and mrs. . Holley. Four Young women from Bennington College were there the misses Holly Harris Marty Heym Sheila Harden and Harriet Moger also eight students from Bennington High school with their teacher David Jareck be. Mrs. Clifford Harwood of Manchester attended and from Dorset miss Helen Bryan and mrs. Lee Palmer. Or. Schreuder also attended the conference. H a Ihmi i re it Tif Virth Llo Omek. N \ grand re of Peng Fri. April 1st Quot ten Little indians Quot ninth o Brien Shirlev Eaton. Fabian Quot the face of fun Manchu Quot in color Christopher Lee 11 Beach Baum in color edit Byrnes Harte theatre Bennington Vermont phone 442-4990 now playing for 2 weeks be. 7 30 matinee on wed., sat. And Sun. 2 . Admission adults mat. $1.25, monday thru i rid a evening $1.25, saturday and sunday night $1.50 children 50c ill shows. 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