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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 7, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Fair and Cool fair and cooler saturday with highs in the 50s. Fair and Cool saturday night with lows in the 20s to upper 30s. Sunday fair and a Little warmer. Benning Bennington Banner saturday May 7, 1966 Anner weekly founded in 1841, daily 1903. No. 20.062 to cents mar Mcnamara makes d Rastic cuts in nuclear Alert Force Washington up a the increasing Reliance on intercom strategic air commands air Tifental ballistic missiles As the borne Alert which has kept key element in americans nuclear armed b52 bombers deterrent and defense aloft and ready to strike in the Pentagon said the Case of an atomic attack is airborne Alert had Cost $104 being drastically reduced by million a year. The reduction in defense Secretary Robert s. Its operations would save $64 Mcnamara. Million a year. The decision revealed in under the Alert system Congress i Oil testimony made which has been in effect since Public Friday reflected the Early 1961, the airborne bom Bers have flown the same Secretary and the joint chiefs courses Over which they would of staff. Travel to targets in Russia if a think the chiefs objected nuclear War started. To eliminating All of the air it is understood that the Alert a Mcnamara said number of bombers aloft at any Quot i replied that they could one time was around 12. Carry on whatever airborne Mcnamara disclosed his decl Alert As consistent with the Sion in testimony before the regular training program and House appropriations commit not require additional tee. It showed a difference of Fonds. I believe the air Force opinion Between the defense 8 million cars listed As defective since 1960 Washington up a sen. More than half of the defects Abraham a. Ribicoff d-conn., involved safety hazards Ribic disclosed Friday that the off said. He made Public a list nations Auto makers had of the defects compiled by the issued defect warnings involve big four Auto manufacturers Long 8.7 million cars made since a general motors corp., Ford 1960. Chrysler and american motors. Pm gives Market needed transfusion an old tradition Union school Manchester children of the Zion episcopal Church private kindergarten and pre school March around a maypole made of crepe paper strips in the rear Lawn of the Church monday. Although the maypole was in Celebration of Spring the youngsters had to Wear jackets As Protection against the unsparing like weather. Ringheiser new York up a general there were 321 new 1966 lows motors gave a bloodied Bull and Only 2 new highs Market a transfusion late american seating co. A when Friday. Blue chips were chief issued and Emporium Capwell beneficiaries of the late corp. Soaring rally which left the trading swelled to 13,110,000 High Speed tickers 23 minutes shares from 10,000,000 shares added behind floor transactions at the on thursday and was the third close. Highest on record taking a the list retreated sharply in Back seat Only to the 16,410,000 the first few hours saw a shares traded during the crash feeble attempt to rally then of oct. 29, 1929 and the plunged even More sharply 14,746,000 traded on a Blue around the fourth hour. It was monday�?T.�?T, May 19, 1962. We into the minus column a i am startled by the size and the percentage of defective cars involved a he told newsmen. Quot it certainly was above my expectations. The defect warnings dealt with 18.5 per cent of 47 million cars made by Detroit Over the past six Ribicoff also disclosed at his news conference that he had discussed the current Auto sales decline in a Telephone Call to pm president James Roche. The pm executive blamed the current sales drop on general economic conditions and not on the Auto safety hearings in Washington Ribicoff said. A or. Roche said the Industry still was expecting to enjoy a very Good year a the senator si.2 million budget proposed by Bob Hagerman when general motors said it would return most of its plants to operation on monday. With the exception of a Rochester . Components Plant and a Tonawanda ., Corvair engine operation pm facilities were expected to be in full production monday. The company declined to say whether any plants would work a Short week next week or subsequently. This announcement sparked a Prospect school w ins Federal Grant cavalrymen Maul eligible to take part in the 12 in the several member Dis talc to a tax rate for the opera meeting Are voters of the six tricks. Bon of its own schools will be rally which gradually picked up voters of the it. Anthony in member districts making up the while assuming this respond decreasing. How much will vary steam As the closing Bell Ion school District monday night Union the Bennington graded Sivility As of july i for the com from member District to District approached. The rally was will be asked to approve the Dis Village greater Bennington Long year the Union District Stu depending on the number of secon further spurred by a report talc to a first operating budget of Rural North Bennington Grad dents will actually still be at Dary grades which up until this that Connecticut sen. Abraham $1,207,904 for the 1966-67 school of. Shaftsbury town Pownal tending various Junior High and year it has been operating itself. Ribicoff said James Roche year. Town and the Woodford town High school facilities in the Mem the proposed budget figure of president of pm told him in a school districts. Ber districts. Possibly late in the $1,207,904 represents the Union Telephone conversation he sex action on the proposed budget the $1 million plus pro upcoming school year students in boards estimate of total expends pets a very High sales level in prepared by the Board of direct posed budget represents a huge grades 9-12 shift into the new Fores. For purposes of the As the next couple of months tors will be the prime item of increase Over the budget of just High school by under construe sess ments to be made this would this announcement brought business at the districts annual under $170,000 for 1965-66, when on later after some remodel be reduced by some $32,000 in out a Host of bargain Hunters meeting to begin at 8 . In the Union District had not yet inf the Bennington High school estimated receipts from certain who immediately jumped in the All purpose room at the Ben taken Over responsibility for de building will be converted to the governmental Aid athletics and and added to the buying Kington elementary school. Cation of students in grades 7 Union District Junior High. Activities receipts and a general pressure already present. Fund balance from the current Dow Jones industrials soared assessments to each of the year of some $20,000. From their Intra Day Low of member districts based on the state Aid a for operating 883.24 to finish the session with budget Are expected to be Esti expenses with the possible later is gain of 3.06 at 902.83. Ralls mated at the meeting monday exception of some Aid in the were above their Low but still d i i a night. While it has no direct Case 0f the Union districts a off 0.42 at 240.54. I a lilt til i Hill tool of Powers the Union Board cat Lonal education program is the United press inter nation i cell cell Hijii a once voters have approved the not paid to the Union District a1 Stock Market indicator budget sends the assessments ibis goes directly to each of the showed a Low of 0.80 per cent Leatherneck o f f i c e r. A a o d to each member District calculate member districts and will thus on the 1,446 issues traded knows How the Rice got under de one ratio that each Dis 0ffset their respective assess despite the upswing losers still the Church but it Wasny to very strict s enrolment is to the total ments there outnumbered gainers 872 to 377. Pleasant finding it Union District enrolment. The proposed expenditures Are China sea Friday night and operation Georgia now 16 Metros Bact s assessment divided 36 per cent and 64 per v 1 or it mauled the communists with Days old has accounted for 93 is then incorporated into the tax cent Between the Junior and senior lips Drof i Postl tips in Rah. Bull ate onh artillery Viet Cong killed and 21 Fate which Vot rat of each Dis High schools. J sneak captured. Strict approve at its own annual totals by category of expense it meeting. Are As follows administration . Planes continued to the net tax Impact on each 67q. Cost of instruction the cavalrymen at last count smash communist Supply lines member districts taxpayers of teachers salaries textbooks had killed 141 Viet Cong no the North a a a a the new my Anthony District Bud libraries and related expenses Petroleum dumps in the North get is difficult to assess. Tax $719 890 health services $26,-vietnamese Panhandle were payers should realize in any Case Arn mini transportation ser struck by american airmen that while the my Anthony share Cylc $47 007 operation of build who flew 48 missions. One of their local tax rate will a newsmen were Given bulging packets containing defect lists compiled by the automakers. Here Are some typical items from the lists that had not been made Public before a Chrysler said 128,615 Plymouth and Dodges made in 1960 had a Brake system defect a a that could result in Complete Brake a general motors said there were defect warnings in Power steering making steering difficult issued for 676,000 cars. Involved were 1962 Pontiac Oldsmobile bricks and Cadillac. A Ford cited Brake defects in Washington . A pros Mustangs thunderbird fair pet school in North Bennington Ianes Mercury and other has been awarded a $67,514 Grant makes. Under the elementary and a american motors said secondary education act of 1965. 442,064 americans classics Vermont congressman Robert and ambassadors 1963 models t. Stafford told the Banner Fri bad defective front wheel Day evening that the award has bearings. The firm said 83 per been granted by the department cent had been repaired. Of health education and welfare is Semi express fear of 2 private innovative methods of teaching 01 Quot of me. A air line Reading writing and number work hits pubic a a in non graded classrooms at the make the 1ists pud11c-elementary the senator who had Crit the Prospect school founded sized the Industry for being .1a Content to notify Only dealers Saigon up a a strike Force of . 1st cavalrymen pinned a desperate Viet Cong battalion against the South last year bases its ungraded educational program on an intensive individual relationship Between teacher and student. From the outset it has been interested in having local Public and other private schools study the method which is used and has carried on a continuing program of research on the method its application and effectiveness. When a safety defect was uncovered said he had received assurances that the automakers will try to notify every owner personally when a defect is uncovered in the future. A i would say the american car is the safest in the world but All of them can be made safer a Ribicoff said. Is examining what level they will wish to Fly under the Mcnamara cited three reasons for his decision. They were the improved Means to provide warning of attack better capability to get Alert forces off the ground and the declining importance of manned bombers. The air Force said the decision will not affect its ground Alert program. Under this half of the Fleet of 600 b52 bombers is held in readiness at All times to take off in 15 minutes if a War emergency occurs. New Power bid seen by Sukarno Jakarta up a president Sukarno met with top Cabinet leaders Friday amid Strong indications of a new Power struggle Between him and the military leadership headed by anti communist strongman it. Gen. Suharto. Sukarno was said to be angrily determined to dissolve the Peoples provisional consultative Congress the nation s highest deliberative body and parliament. Apparently anticipating Sukarno a move Suharto thursday night announced Over a nationwide radio Hookup that the scheduled May 12 meeting of the Congress had been postponed. Suharto a statement made in the form of an armed forces declaration was signed by Gen. Abdel Haris Nasution and All four service chiefs. It called for speedy enactment of a general elections Law to strip Sukarno of his self proclaimed president for life title and the immediate restoration of the Congress the parliament and the supreme advisory Council to their full constitutional roles. The announcement was seen As another major step by the military rulers to curb Sukarno a Powers and restore the constitutional provision for a presidential five year term. The military statement clearly spelled out that Reform of what had been rubber stamp bodies would be the joint responsibility of Sukarno and the parliament. Previously Sukarno had sole Power to appoint or dismiss parliamentary members. Details of Sukarno a meeting Friday with foreign minister Adam Malik and three other top Cabinet members were not available. Bombs bullets and when they tried to through american lines Mountain hideouts. Captured 54 and picked up several Hundred suspects in operation Davy Crockett on the coast 290 Miles North of Saigon. A a a a a fogs $51,112 maintenance of american losses were described direct hit caused thick Black greatly increase the local Dis bunding $16,437 fixed charges Canadian Power project held up for Lack of . Customers As a a Light. . Marines in operation int0 the sky smoke to Rise some 7,000 feet Georgia 70 Miles further North Friday seized quantities of Viet Cong supplies including five tons of Rice hidden under the floor boards of a Church at Phu Nhuan South of Danang. A we find Viet Cong supplies in the darn est places a said a i on the inside pictures and Story of Brattleboro slow rent housing project for elderly persons Page 5. Columnist Jean Wassick has some thoughts for mothers Day Page 3. An editorial comments on the predictions of Vermont a population growth Page 4. Almost arrogantly the . Air Force for the first time Friday sent propeller driven Al sky raiders on missions North of the 17th parallel. There were no reports of losses but three . Planes were downed in raids thursday during which pilots reported receiving the heaviest flak of the War. Mao reported resting at resort the entrapment of Hong Kong up a a Hong Kong newspaper reported Friday that chinese communist the party Boss Mao Tze Tung is communist battalion near Bong suffering from a weak heart son 290 Miles North of Saigon and High blood pressure and demonstrated the perfection of has been resting at a resort helicopter warfare. The 1st air under doctors orders. Cavalry troops were dropped the new life evening Post into the Landing zone wednes said its information was based Day before the communists on an intensive investigation knew they were coming and the and information supplied by Viet Cong was trapped with its leftist sources Back to the South China sea. It was the latest report on . Commanders Friday the 2-year-old communist Lead night reported a significant con or who Bas not been seen tact with the Viet Cong who publicly since last nov. 26, were frantically trying to push the report said Mao was through the american lines and living at Kullnig resort at into their Mountain hideaways. Rushan in Tiangsi province. Social Security insurance renting of instructional facilities interest $90,581 student body activities $18,917 capital outlay $16,000 debt service $175,-840. In addition to the presentation of and action on the budget at the annual meeting directors will also present reports on the past years operation. There will also be the election of Union District officers. The posts and their incumbents Are Moderator atty. Waldo c. Holden of 120 Monument ave. Clerk mrs. Lucy b. Johnson of 222 North St. And treasurer Michael j. Hogan or. Of 236 Grandview St. A All these positions to be filled for one year terms and auditor for a three year term Herbert h. Leonard of Shaftsbury. Hogan told the Banner he is seeking re election. The other incumbents could not be reached Friday night but Are All believed to be ready to serve another term. Montpelier up a Start of the proposed Churchill Falls hydroelectric project in Canada is being held up by the Lack at a . Customer for its vast Power output a Canadian Power official said Friday. Jean Claude Lessard president of the Hydro Quebec commission of Montreal testified before a subcommittee of the Vermont legislative Council. Ette a Chittenden grand Isle he emphasized that Negola although no solid Price has the Churchhill Falls Hydro tons Between Hydro Quebec been fixed on the Cost of the electric project subject of the and Bronco have been going on Power at the Canadian ver Power discussions is a joint since 1963, were broken in 1964, Mont Border it is reportedly in venture by Hydro Quebec and and resumed last year. The British Newfoundland corp. Bronco. Lessard told the subcommittee the Churchhill Falls project now tentatively scheduled for completion by 1962, would Cost $700 million and would be capable of generating 4.5 million a negotiations Between us a he added a Are about 99 per cent finalized. All Hydro Quebec needs now is a the area of 4 mils per kilowatt hour. However Lessard emphasized that any definite Price would depend on How much Power is purchased for what Lessard said his firm has length of time and the amount been negotiating with the newly of any pre payment made for created Vermont new England the Power. The Hoff Bill pro Power corp. One pc posed a $300 million pre pay the subcommittee is studying kilowatts. Group of nine Public co opera ment for the Energy. Gov. Philip h. Hoff a Canadian he said delays Are approach Tives and municipal Light com Lessard said he would rather Power Bill that Calls for the Ere fog the acute stage since the panties in Vermont that have in not comment on reports that the Atlon of a non profit tax exempt Power project was originally de taken essentially what the Power would be made available corporation to import 1.2 Mil scheduled to get underway in Haff legislation envisioned. To Hydro Quebec at the Labra lion kilowatts of Low Cost Power 1960 but was postponed because at the same time Lessard Dor Border for 2.5 it to 2.65 mils from Hydro Quebec annually. No american customer could be said negotiations with Consol per kilowatt. The Haff proposal which also found. Lessard said it would dated Edison of new York Are Calls for an expenditure of near take five Complete Summers to in coned is try he said Hydro Quebec has rely $400 million for the Power build the generating Plant dam Long to gain Federal Power com celled a signed letter of intent and related Long distance trans and transmission facilities. Mission approval for its Corn from Bronco but the Price per Mission system was referred to a although Churchill Falls Wall . Pump generating kilowatt hour and other Finan the Council by the 1966 special definitely does no to depend on legislature. Having an american customer Lessard was asked to testify for the Power a he noted a flyby state sen. Frederick j. Fay Dro que Bee station which planned to use a Elal agreements must be pre massive bloc of Hydro Quebec seated to the House of com Power from the Churchhill Falls Mons before such figures can project. Be made Public. T

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