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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 3, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner tuesday May a 1988 Morrissey opposition brings pulitzer prize to Boston Globe Boston up a a monthlong crusade to preserve the a integrity of the Federal Bench has brought the Boston Globe its first pulitzer prize. The Globe was named Winner of the 1966 pulitzer prize for meritorious Public service monday for its successful Campaign to Block confirmation of Francis x. Morrissey As a . District judge in Massachusetts. Morrissey a Boston municipal the paper reported the impending nomination a convinced that the municipal court judge lacked the necessary academic and Legal qualifications and failed to measure up to or. Kennedy s often stated Standard of excellence for Public office but the late president never did submit Morrissey a name to the Senate. The matter Lay dormant until president Johnson court judge and intimate of the nominated him to the Bench last Kennedy family was nominated year. Tor the Federal judgeship last a we saw this As a Campaign year by president Johnson at on a big Issue a not Personalise request of sen. Edward m. Ties a Thomas Winship editor Kennedy a mass. Of the Globe said. The globes interest in mor the St shots were fired Rissey dated Back to 1961, when when political editor Robert l. President John f. Kennedy in Healy noticed an apparent Dis dictated he was thinking of ele Cre Pancy in Morrissey a Testi rating Morrissey to the Federal Mony a for a Senate judicial it Bench. Subcommittee oct. La. Watson a appliance service guaranteed repairs on j Irons coff be makers elec. Toothbrushes vacuum cleaners and Many others Contact Albert Watson Harmon rd., Bennington it. Morrissey told the subcommittee he spent about six months in Georgia after attending Southern Law school in Athens. But Healy recalled that Morrissey had run in the 1934 democratic primary for the Massachusetts House of representatives and would have been ineligible to serve of he had been in Georgia As he testified. The Globe assigned a 10-Man task Force to Day by Day coverage of the Story checking Morrissey a activities and investigating his background. A it was an example of perfect team work a Winship said. Reporters in Georgia found be record of Morrissey s attendance at Southern Law school. Reporters in Boston found him listed in the 1933 and 1934 City directories As a resident of Bostons Charlestown Section. The paper also reported that Morrissey had not attended Boston College Law school As he told the committee. Kennedy led a vigorous behind the scenes fight to secure the appointment but the Globe was picking up powerful allies. The Senate opposition was headed by minority Leader Everett Dirksen a ill. A Senate floor Battle was averted when Kennedy requested that the nomination be sent Back to the judiciary committee. On nov. 5, the White House announced Morrissey had requested that his name be withdrawn from consideration. In addition to Winship and Healy Globe men assigned to the Story were chief editorial writer diaries l. Whipple editorial writer Anson Smith Washington correspondents James s. Doyle and Martin f. Nolan reporters Joseph l. Harvey Richard j. Connolly Jeremiah v. Murphy and Joseph a. Keblinsky. May Day display a thousands of russians crowded Moscow a red Square sunday for the annual May Day display of soviet military strength. Here missiles Are carted past Lenin a Tomb where soviet leaders reviewed the Parade. Up six Stales vote today National attention focused on Alabama primary election ring "6767�?� Bennington Bell laundry just Tell Mommy to try us and find out How really first rate a laundry can be. We handle everything from delicate baby clothes and summer fabrics to blankets pillows and rugs with expert Low Cost efficiency. Fast courteous service free pickup amp delivery United press International the political test by primary began today in six states. But it was Alabama negroes with historic voting Power at their command who held National attention. Democrats and republicans were watching the negroes More of whom were registered to vote than at any time in too years. They were voting on gov. George c. Wallace sold to retain Power. The party leaders were also watching voting in Florida Indiana Ohio new Mexico and Oklahoma for signs of voter feeling on Viet Nam and the steadily climbing Cost of living both key gop issues for november. The six primaries were the first of Many which will culminate nov. 8 in the election of ail 435 members of the House of representatives 35 . Senators and 35 governors. Wallace a wife Lurleen was the candidate on the ballot in the Alabama democratic primary. But her Campaign left no doubt that if elected she would a let George do she is running against nine men. A record turnout of 800,000 voters was expected for the Alabama race. Segregationist Wallace ran his wife when he was unable to overcome a constitutional ban against his running again. Pollsters and professional politicians believed mrs. Wal lace would top the primary voting easily and go on to win in november. If she becomes governor she would be the third woman in . History to do so. The first two were mrs. Nellie Taylor Ross of Wyoming and mrs. Miriam a Ferguson of Texas both elected in november 1924. Negroes went to the Alabama polls with registrations swelled to More than 235,000, primarily by passage of the 1965 voting rights act. There were 6,000 registered in 1949. Negroes represented some 17.2 per cent of the eligible voters. White voters registered were also at a record High of 1,175,122. In Florida Only slightly More than half the eligible voters Are expected to turn out for a replay democratic primary in which gov. Haydon Burns seeks renomination against mayor Robert King High of Miami Scott Kelly a businessman and former state senator from Lakeland and Sam foor a political newsletter publisher. Oklahoma democrats will choose from among 13 candidates fighting for the nomination to succeed Republican gov. Henry Bellmon who is ineligible for re election. One of the contestants is former gov. Raymond Gary an oilman and rancher. Democratic sen. Fred r. Harris also is seeking renomination against two challengers. Government studies safety of new seat Belt buckles Washington up a the Federal government is conducting a study to determine whether As Auto Industry critic Ralph Nader claims the buckles of the new push Button Auto Seatbelt Are defective. What can you do when you re pressed for Money i get a vib personal loan tailored to your needs Money problems get straightened out in a hurry with a vib personal loan. It can take care of a backlog of Bills. Or give you the Cash you need for big expenses coming up. Like car repairs doctor Bills insurance premiums. Before your finances get in a tangle ask for the Cash you need at the Vermont National Bank. Vermont use National Bank every modern banking service for you your family and your business. Main office Brattleboro a branches in Bellows Falls a Bennington a Chester Jamaica. Newfane Proctorsville Springfield Wilmington a Windsor a Woodstock member Federal Reserve system member Federal Deposit insurance corporation the study by the National Bureau of standards was requested by sen. Warren g. Magnuson d-wash., chairman of the Senate Commerce committee which is considering president Johnson s proposed traffic safety legislation. A government spokesman said the study would be completed within two months and its results made Public. According to Nader that in itself would be something of a departure from previous practice he has claimed that other government Auto safety studies were never made Public. Nader charged last week that general motors and Ford had equipped their late Model cars with the push Button Seatbelt knowing they were unsafe. He claimed the buckles would pop open of rapped sharply. Ford vice president John s. Bugas told a House safety hearing the buckle release demonstrated by Nader was a Mere a parlor both Ford and pm officials said they had received no complaints about the Belt. Pm said its push Button Seatbelt were Superior to standards set for government automobiles by the general services administration and to the standards of the society of automotive engineers. Nader a charge a spokesman said was a without Diplomat priest held by Spanish anarchists in Ohio Republican gov. James a. Rhodes has Only Token primary opposition and is heavily favored for re election Over the Winner of the democratic primary which pits Frazier reams or. Against Harry h. Mcllwain. Also in Ohio the scion of the famed Taft political family is moving again into the spotlight. Robert Taft jr., who gave up his House seat in 1964 to Campaign unsuccessfully for the Senate is seeking the Republican nomination for the House against William e. Flax of Cincinnati. Incumbent rep. John j. Gilligan is unopposed in the democratic primary. In new Mexico both parties have two candidates for the governorship being vacated by Democrat Jack m. Campbell. Sen. Clinton m. Anderson d-n.m., is unopposed for renomination. His Republican challenger Anderson Carter also faces no opposition. In Indiana which does not elect a governor or senator this year the primary fight involves two Republican House incumbents reps. Ralph Harvey and Richard l. Roudebush in a recently re distracted 10th District. One of mrs. Wallace a strongest challengers atty. Gen. Richmond m. Flowers has openly courted the negro vote. Other democratic contestants include two former governors James Folsom and John Patterson and former rep. Carl Elliott. Mrs. Wallace 39, is heavily favored to win the primary balloting but a Runoff will be held May 31 if no candidate receives a majority. Republicans Are expected to nominate rep. James Martin for the governorship at a july 29 convention in their strongest Power bid in Alabama since the civil War. Thant Speaks on Viet Strasbourg France up a United nations Secretary general Thant said today the War in Viet Nam a presents a formidable obstacles to any improvement of East West relations. Thant made the warning in a speech before the consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe. It was the first time a . Executive has addressed the embryo parliament. Thant said the East West struggle which dominated the late 1940s and 1950s a has shown signs of resolving itself into a More constructive but the Viet Nam War a presents a formidable obstacles to this relationship he said and a now casts it Shadow on All aspects of International Rome up a a socialist newspaper published a letter today in which Spanish anarchists said they kidnapped a Diplomat priest to use As Ransom for the release of a a political prisoners in Spain. The Spanish embassy to the Vatican said it also got a letter from the priest msgr. Marcos Hussla Urrutic Echea Eccli Asti Cal councilor of the Spanish embassy to the holy see saying he was being held by reports from Madrid indicated that if anarchists did Kidnap the 44-year-old priest they probably were members of the a a Cut a a group opposed to Generalissimo Francisco Franco. The italian socialist party newspaper Avanti published the letter of the self proclaimed kidnappers a we Are a group of Spanish anarchists who found ourselves obliged to use this method so that the Spanish ambassador to the holy see petitions the Pope to publicly ask general Franco s government to liberate the Spanish democrats a workers intellectuals and Young students a condemned to various terms in the prisons of the fascist the letter was mailed from the Rome railway station on saturday. Urrutic Echea vanished Friday night As he was returning to his residence at the Spanish National College. His car was found blocking traffic on a Street near the College a its doors open lights burning and engine running. The Spanish embassy said its letter also was called saturday. It was Handwritten and in it the prelate said a i am All the embassy did not release the text. The Madrid reports had a member of the Cut the confederation Nae Lonal de tra Baj adores saying that its anarchist group had kidnapped the prelate. The reports said Maiden new York up a the swedish american lines new passenger ship the sleek 661-foot Kung Holm steamed into new York Harbor to end its Maiden voyage monday. The liner was greeted by four salutes fired from the tip of Manhattan by a Cannon recovered from a swedish warship that Sank off Stockholm 338 years ago. Fireboat also shot plumes of water into the air to Welcome the twin stacked liner and her 304 passengers. The Kung Holm made the Atlantic crossing from Gote Borg Sweden in eight Days. More than 700 passengers Are booked for the return voyage which starts thursday. That Cut guaranteed the priests safety and that he would be released when Franco released the a political prisoners Quot in Spain. Time to change shop Oneida 451 main St. Tho Taer d to it a Ltd Waif table $ lamps 3.99 draft test deadline extended Washington up a selective service is going to give another Chance to those College students who missed signing up Tor the tests which might help keep them out of the draft. April 23 was the deadline for signing up Tor the qualification tests scheduled for May 14, May 21 and june 3 at 1,200 locations in the 50 states puerto Rico the canal zone and the District of Columbia. About i million students had applied by the deadline which fell on a saturday. But additional thousands failed to sign up until the last moment a and then found their local draft boards closed that Day. Selective service officials said monday that a fourth test would be Given a in the latter part of june for those who a for some reason a were unable to take the exam previously. Details will be announced about the test within the next two weeks. The same eligibility standards will prevail however. Students who want to take the late june test must be registered for the draft and seeking occupational deferment As students. No student May take the test twice. National draft Headquarters and local boards have been flooded with inquiries from students who missed the deadline for the first three tests. The test will include 150 questions to be answered in three hours. A score of 70 for undergraduate students and 80 for graduate students out of a perfect too will make continued deferment most Likely. Redecorating a room rent i m our Warner Lee Trie wallpaper Steamer for Quick easy Wall preparation. Complete with Hose pan and full instructions. Only s2.00 Day Sef our Large selection of Vav wallpaper while you re Here h. Greenberg amp son inc. 321 main Street dial 2-6325 Bennington it. Wednesday night Howard Jon n ton s Boneless fillets French Fried potatoes Cole Slaw tartar sauce Rolls and Buttes All you can eat special childrens Servings 89� toward Youmon 5 a landmark for hungry americans i mile South of Bennington on it. 7

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