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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 6, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner Friday May 6, 1966 around Vermont scout Jamboree next week Rutland a the Fairgrounds Here will be invaded by thousands of boy scouts cub scouts and explorers on May 13-15 when the Ethan Allen Council boy scouts of America men of tomorrow Jamboree gets under Way Friday afternoon with the arrival of 1,000 boy scouts and explorers who will set up 600 tents to House the scouts for the weekend. Saturday morning Over 1,000 cub scouts and More boy scouts will arrive to set up the scout exhibits. At i . A Parade will form to March through Rutland and return to the Fairgrounds for the opening ceremony at 2 30 . The Public is invited to see the Camporee and exhibits during the afternoon. Saturday at 8 30 . A show for the scouts and Public will be held in the grandstand. Church services and closing will be sunday morning. Apartment project planned Burlington Cut a the Burlington zoning Board May 17 is expected to consider plans for a massive project of More than 1,200 apartments. Plans for the housing development to be located on the Howe farm West of the Allen Parkway have been filed with building inspector Raymond wheel. Maurice Chausse real estate agent for the new Jersey firm that would build the apartments said construction would begin immediately if the zoning Board gives the go ahead. Chausse said he expected the first 200 to 300 apartments would be ready for occupancy after three months. Webb Hacks Phi Star Effort Burlington up a state Republican chairman Derick Webb of Shelburne says he does not think the War in Viet Nam will be an Issue in the 1966 state election Campaign. Webb said thursday that he backs president Johnson a conduct of the War Effort and agrees with rep. Robert Stafford r-vt., that there is no evidence the War Effort is being Webb said it is doubtful the War will become an Issue in the state Campaign although some political observers say dissatisfaction with the War Effort May be turned into Republican votes in the fall. Vermont painting in West Craftsbury a an Oil painting by Lucien Day a local artist has been selected by the Vermont Council on the arts As Vermont sentry in an Art exhibition which will open May 25 in Olympia Wash. The show will open at the state Capitol museum and later travel to other Western states before terminating in los Angeles at the National governors conference. Title of the Large Oil on canvass is a a Spring 1965�?� and during april was on display at the Fleming museum at the University of Vermont. New ferry for Champlain Burlington up a a new 65 foot ferry launched this week at Blount Marine shipyard in Warren r.i., is expected to arrive in Burlington next week. The ferry named the Essex is the newest addition to the Lake Champlain transportation co. It will make the Lake crossing from both grand Isle and Charlotte. Officials said the Essex will be brought into Lake Champlain via the Hudson River and Champlain canal by a 50-foot tug the sea Shell. The tug also was purchased by the transportation company. Episcopal con vent Ion opens Brattleboro up a the right Rev. Harvey d. Butterfield episcopal Bishop of Vermont presided today As the 176th annual convention of the episcopal diocese of Vermont began. The 46 Active priests of the diocese and 166 Lay delegates representing 52 parishes and missions throughout the state were expected to attend the two Day session. Over in Mew y Ork Arsenal May Aid space program Watervliet a a machining process developed and patented by Watervliet Arsenal May be employed in the fabrication of a space vehicle. Officials of Avo Lycoming corp., Stratford Conn., recently visited Watervliet to investigate the possibility of adapting the arsenals Swift and economical a rapid threading method of producing exterior threading on gun tubes for use in the manufacture of space vehicle hardware. Avo Lycoming a a specific interest is in application of the method to produce threading for Breech lock system which May be utilized in the Mark 17 missile a re entry vehicle system. Avo Lycoming has been assigned the research development and production responsibility for the vehicle by . Air Force systems control Wright Patterson Field Dayton Ohio. Skidmore wins Electron scope Saratoga Springs a the new science Center at Skidmore College will House an Electron Microscope As the result of a Grant from the National science foundation. Or. Joseph c. Palamountain jr., president of Skidmore announced the $15,200 Grant today. The College will match it with at least an equal amount. Ground was broken Here april 19 for a new Center expected to be ready for occupancy in the fall of 1967. The Electron Microscope will be one of the few in the upper Northeast or in a women a College to be available for undergraduate studies. With it Skidmore students will be Able to study life forms and structures that even the most advanced scientist could not see As recently As 15 years ago. Malta murder arrest made Saratoga Springs a William h. Bouford jr., who has been sought for the past two months in connection with the slaying of his estranged wife Ellen Edith Bouford in Malta March 7, was captured by state police Here thursday night. Bouford was arraigned before Justice of the peace Morgan Bloodgood and charged with first degree murder. He pleaded not guilty and the Case was adjourned to May 13. Down in Berkshire junkyard ase upheld Adams a the decision of zoning agent Nelson h. Bond denying a permit Tor a junkyard on the 150-acre farm and Woodland property of Richard f. Critelli of notch Road has been affirmed by selectmen. Mechanic pinned by truck North Adams a a fuel Oil truck thursday Slid Forward off blocks pinning a Mechanic under a Cross bar and breaking five Small Bones in his Back and two ribs. William Beer 23, of this City was reported in fairly Good condition at North Adams Hospital where he was taken after the Accident. president Speaks Williamstown a a the future is As Bright As All of us want to make it collectively a chamber of Commerce president Donald a. Thursday told a score of area industrialists and businessmen As he spoke at Northern Berkshire Industry night. He reviewed the economic history of North Berkshire explaining that the Early growth stemmed directly from abundance of water Power and said another boost was the five mile Hoosac Tunnel which was called a a a Miracle in its Day. 3rij pm begins cutbacks new England states oppose in Assembly plants administration River Bill safety demonstration a to impress upon school children the dangers of playing or darting into City streets police in Brooklyn n.y., thursday placed a doll on the Street in front of an elementary school top then a police car driven at a moderate Speed Center hits the doll and destroys it Bottom As school children line the sidewalk to watch the demonstration. Up coast guard helps men who ate rat Poison key West Fla. Up a a coast guard helicopter Crew searching through the darkness Aff the coast thursday night pinpointed a tuna boat and landed a medic who gave emergency Ald to two fishermen who mistakenly ate rat Poison. One of the crewmen was hoisted Back aboard the helicopter and rushed Here in a serious conditions for treatment. The coast guard medic stayed aboard the 55-foot boat to help the other Man. The men aboard the boat the Karrick were identified As Arthur Stewart and Joe Johnson both of key West. It was not immediately known which one was taken from the ship. The men the Only persons aboard the Craft radioed an Appeal for help and said they had accidentally rolled fish in rat Poison thinking it was meal and then Fried and ate the food. Their plea said they were feeling a nauseated and getting the coast guard sent the three from one Vermont family to be honoured Winooski Park up a three members of the St. Onge family of Putnam Conn. Will receive honorary doctorate degrees june 6 at the 63rd commencement of St. Michael a College. Mother Rita de la Croix provincial Superior of the american province of the daughters of the holy ghost and two of her Brothers the it. Rev. Msgr. Paul j. St. Onge vicar general of the dlorese of Norwich Ronnand . Rep. William l. St. Onge d-Conn., will be honoured. The very Rev. Gerald e. Dupont president of St. Michaels said each of the three had been considered for the honorary degree and it was decided that the presentations would be made at the same time. Mother Rita de la Croix is the Superior for nearly 500 nuns in 45 houses in Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island Vermont new York California and Canada. Msgr. St. Onge was named vicar general in 1962, and also is administrator of St. Joseph Parish in new London. Rep. St. Onge first elected to the House in 1964, is a member of the House judiciary committee. Father Dupont said St. Michael a will graduate 225 seniors. Bernard Auer publisher of time Magazine will be the commencement speaker. Helicopter and a Rescue plane in search of the stricken men. The coast guard said that a doctor instructed the men by radio to induce vomiting and eat burned Toast to Cut the effects of the Poison. The helicopter located the boat 35 Miles Northwest of Here. Onnet Ideiil River tourism study set Washington up a the army corps of engineers advised sen. George d. Aiken r-vt., this week it had awarded a $99,195 contract for a study of the economic Impact of recreation and tourism on the con next Cut River Basin. The contract went to the research division of the Cal Tor co. Of Philadelphia. The study of recreation and tourism was to be included As an integral part of the economic Impact analysis in the Connecticut River Basin study being conducted by the corps. Detroit up a general motors the giant of the Auto Industry began cutbacks in production thursday at four of its Assembly plants. It was the first drastic reduction in the pm work week to reduce inventory since 1961. The company producing More but Selling less than at its record rate of 1965, placed nearly 6,000 workers at three plants on a three Day week. About 3,500 employees at another pm Assembly Plant go on a four Day work week. Pm would confirm Only that parcel Post Bill approved by us com m i Hee Washington up a the House postal rates subcommittee thursday approved legislation that would increase both the weight and size of packages that can be mailed Between first class Post offices by parcel Post. It also would boost parcel Post rates. The Bill requested by the Post office department and approved by the subcommittee 6-1, would increase postal revenues by an estimated $103 million yearly. Subcommittee chairman James Morris d-la., said he expected the Bill to pass the House without too much difficulty. However the measure was strongly opposed by the railway express Agency re which competes with parcel Post in package delivery. The purpose of the Bill is to put parcel Post on a break even basis. It has lost Money since 1951, when Congress reduced the size and weight of packages it could deliver Between first class Post offices but left it with the Job of delivering larger parcels to and from Rural areas. Second youth corps program assured Montpelier up a Vermont will have a second summer in school neighbourhood youth corps program. Henry of Donnell director of the state program in the Vermont education department said the . Labor department this week authorized a $95,580 supplemental agreement for financing the program. A total of 300 Vermont High school students will be employed during the summer for $1.25 an hour. In addition of Donnell said Burlington will have its own program since it is the Only City in the state Large enough to qualify for a projects of its own. Of Donnel said the new allocation brings to More than $500,-000 in funds for the in school programs received by the state since last july. Some 50 High schools in Vermont have the youth corps work programs High Altitude shimmy Rawlins Wyo. Up a Shirley Hale a dancer from Dallas tex., passed out while auditioning for a Job in this town at an Elevation of 6,775 feet. Firemen helped her with a few sniffs of oxygen and she proved her recovery by showing them a few experimental shimmies. The plants would be closed for one or two Days this week and would not comment on future production schedules. Nor would it confirm reports that other Assembly plants would soon be affected by production cutbacks. But while All four major car manufacturers have reported 1966 sales declines Ford motor co., Chrysler corp. And american motors corp. Said they planned no production changes. Ford said in fact that workers at to of its plants would be on overtime saturday. The 1966 Model car Industry wide production is running 350,000 units ahead of last years Pace of 9.3 million cars while sales lagged behind the 1965 Model Pace. The Industry a car sales were reported 4.7 per cent below last years april production but at that time in 1965 the Industry was operating at near capacity making up for strike losses. Wards automotive reports the Auto Industry barometer said earlier this week that the Industry is scheduling a cutback of nearly 100,000 units Over the next three months and May reach As High As 150,000. One source said general motors despite the cutback is better off than its counterparts since the average dealer inventory in the Industry is a 57-Day Supply. Pm is reported to have less than a 53-Day Supply. The pm cutback produced speculation that the recent critical Auto safety publicity has finally caught up with the Industry which reported no sales fluctuation during the height of the Auto safety discussion recently. St apr Sta press pants Adams clothes shop a shoos look our rental service amp Garden supplies dept. Is now open Lawn rollers Lawn fertilize spread or electric hedge clippers Roto Tiller Lawn seeders Lawn sweepers Extension ladders via electric Drill wheel Barrows 500 a Day minimum 500 a Day $2.00 a Day minimum $1.50 per or. Minimum $1.00 a Day minimum $1.00 a Day minimum $1.00 a Day minimum $1.00 a Day minimum $1.00 a Day minimum Washington up a the seven northeastern states have told Congress that the Federal government a seems to be easing out of the water pollution control pictures in its proposed legislation to fight pollution. Thomas c. Mcmahon executive Secretary of the new England interstate water pollution control commission testified thursday against the administration proposal before a he Senate Public works subcommittee on air and water pollution control. The commission is jointly administered by representatives of the six new England states and new York. The administration in its clean Rivers restoration act of 1966 was a substituting a selective financial Lindu Cement program for pollution control Mcmahon said. A while water pollution is generally acknowledged to be an immediate threat to our Way of life the implementation of the clean Rivers restoration act through extensive planning and formation of new instrumental ties will require years to become an effective tool in the Protection of our Waters a he said. The administration proposal essentially provides for the establishment of River Basin control agencies by the states. Mcmahon was As Strong for the subcommittee approved Bill on water pollution control As he was against the clean Rivers proposal. It recommends the appropriation of a 30 per cent Matching Grant program Worth a total $6 billion Over a 6-year period. It provides a to per cent Bonus Grant for states that Are helping themselves in pollution abatement and increased funds for research and demonstration Grants. 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