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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner monday May 20, 1963 around Vermont Hoff asks More control of outdoor ads Woodstock a gov. Hoff says that while Vermont has one of the Best Laws in the nation for regulation of outdoor advertising even More control is needed. Hoff told a meeting of keep Vermont Beautiful inc. Saturday that the effectiveness of the organization is under Challenge. He noted the Vermont Senate is considering a Bill to provide $5,000 for Matching by Kab and urged the members to work toward raising the Money. Hoff also urged the Kab group to continue their anti litter Campaign. Vow head says children need beliefs Montpelier a Byron Gentry National commander of the veterans of foreign wars said at a vow meeting at the Pelion hotel Here that american school teachers Are a raising Ort children without giving them Gentry declared that a you can t raise a child to be an american without something to believe and cling to. You can t hand a child a indoctrinated teaching a a Plain plate of facts a and say take what you american children he said must a have moral and spiritual guidance Quot because a we Are engaged in a life and death struggle with a political philosophy called it has been demonstrated according to Gentry a that Man must have religion. Communists Quot he said a have a false religion and that is Why they Advance the Way they Ulm senior drowned m iss Vermont Burlington a a blonde Blue eyed coed will represent Vermont in the miss America pageant at Atlantic City n.j., next september. Miss Melissa it Etzel a University of Vermont senior was crowned miss Vermont saturday night at memorial auditorium. She won the Crown Over 12 other contestants on the basis of poise personality and Talent. In the Talent contest she Sang and accompanied herself on the guitar. A a in la represent Vermont the very Best i can Quot she promised the audience. Miss Hetzel is from Glen Rock n.j., and the third non resident Ulm coed in succession to win the miss Vermont title. Middlebury to Vole on sewers Middlebury a Only 38 of 800 eligible voters attended the first of four Public hearings on the proposed $1.1 million sewage project Here wednesday night. Village taxpayers will vote on a $600,000 Bond Issue As the Village share of the project on june 12. The sewage disposal project has been proposed because the state water resources Board web has ordered a pollution abatement Quot of the lower Otter Creek. The Village has until Jan. I 1965 to comply. Vergennes too. Will v Ole on sewers Vergennes a City voters will go to the polls tuesday to decide the Fate of a $420,000 sewage disposal system. The voters in Vermont a smallest City will be asked to approve a Bond Issue for $190,000 As the local share of the project. The move has been approved by the City Council and a citizens committee. Sewage now dumped into the Otter Creek must be discontinued by Jan. I 1965. Bergeron Heads letter carriers Montpelier a Armand Bergeron of Burlington has been elected president of the Vermont state letter carriers. Other officers chosen at the group s 63rd annual convention this weekend were Stanley Frenier of Montpelier vice president and Mark Bove of Burlington re elected Secretary treasurer. Spanish a or rican War v Veteran Dies Richmond a funeral services will by held tomorrow for Vermont s oldest Veteran of the Spanish Amene an War. Edwin s. Tewksbury died yesterday at the age of 96 after a year of failing health. He was mustered into the army on May 16, 1896, his 31st birthday. Tewksbury served with the first Vermont Volunteer infantry company of Northfield. Survivors include his widow Hazel four daughters a son 24 grandchildren 29 great grandchildren two great great grandchildren and More than 50 nieces and nephews. Over in new York Menands crash v victim Dies Troy a crash injuries took the life of mrs. Rita Maloy 48, of Albany who was seriously Hurt in last wednesday mornings two car Accident involving a Troy police vehicle in Menands. Albany medical Center Hospital reported mrs. Maloy died at 10 05 . Yesterday. Mrs. Maloy and her husband. Gerald p., 52, were struck broadside by a patrol car driven by patrolman Nicholas j. Gullie at the intersection of Broadway and Ward s Lane at 1 20 . Wednesday. Gullie and patrolman Charles of Kon ski were seriously injured in the crash. Troy police after an intensive investigation arrested James Abbt 18, of Poestenkill As Driver of the car. Boa flips Johnsburg youth drowns South Glens Falls a the shoes of a Johnsburg teenager who drowned saturday in Garnet Lake near North Creek when a boat capsized were found late yesterday afternoon by scuba divers in water 25 feet deep. Investigating police listed the drowned boy As James Parker 16, of Johnsburg Warren county. Troopers from the South Glens Falls station said that the Parker boy with his brother Peter 22, went for a ride in the family outboard Motorboat shortly before Midnight saturday. The let oat struck a submerged log and flipped Over. The older brother was Able to swim to Shore. Down in Berkshire Church Marks is 8.800 renovation North Adams a most Rev. Christopher j. Weldon Bishop of the Springfield roman Catholic diocese presided at ceremonies sunday celebrating completion of $18,800 of renovations at holy family Church and school on state rd., Grey lock. The Bishop also confirmed a class of 70 at the Church and was guest of Honor and principal speaker at a Large Parish dinner sunday evening. Berkshire county water study set Florida a the first phase of an estimated $80,000 water study plan for Berkshire county will get under Way in Early june 50 members of the Northern Berkshire area redevelopment committee were told last week. The speaker Clarence i. Sterling director of the state s water resources commission said $15,000 already has been appropriated in the last two years by the Berkshire county Industrial development commission. The water resources commission is awaiting fund approvals from the state and Federal governments before the study can get into full swing he added. Or. Sterling expressed optimism that the Money would be allocated in this fiscal year which ends june 30. The planned study has three major purposes or. Sterling emphasized first to Analyse the possibility of a regional water Supply doling out water to area communities from a Central location second to locate possible Reservoir areas and third to judge the feasibility of ground water usage. Williams fraternity announces shift Williamstown a a fourth fraternity at Williams College has swung into line a at least for the time being a behind the College s plan to replace the fraternities with social units to handle the housing feeding and social accommodation of All students. Announcement was made Friday that the Board of governors of the Williams chapter of Chi Psi fraternity has approved a proposal to lease its chapter House at main and Hoxsey streets Williamstown to the College for four years and starting in the fall to sponsor one of the College s new social snits. The Chi Psi chapter will become dormant at that time the announcement said if the alumni body As a whole goes along with the governors Adion. New England Council asks Ioc to save area rail Competition Boston apr an interstate Commerce commission examiner is to hear new England witnesses today in a resumed hearing on Eastern District Railroad merger proposals with emphasis on the new Haven Railroad s position. The new England Council is presenting a series of witnesses to testify to its stand that competitive rail service within new England and Between the area and other parts of the country should be preserved. The Council stand is that of the merger of the Pennsylvania Railroad and the new York Central system is to be approved the new Haven should be included in the proposed merged system and further that the Boston and Maine Railroad along with the Delaware and Hudson and e re Lackawanna lines should be included in the proposed Norfolk and Western system. The new England Council is calling Martin l. Lindahl Dartmouth College economist James r. Nelson Amherst economist and Edwin f. Estle assistant Industrial economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Other witnesses Are scheduled to testify in behalf of individual states and other agencies. Douglass of the new Klc Central has opposed inclusion of the new Haven in the Pennsylvania new York Central merger because he said the bankrupt new Haven not Only has incurred heavy losses Navy continues search for debris from Thresher Portsmouth . Apr the Navy today was concentrating its search for the sunken nuclear attack submarine Thresher on debris lying on the Ocean floor 8,400 feet below the surface. Photographs taken of the Ocean floor with special underwater cameras a show debris dense enough to be the missing submarine but the pictures in themselves Are not conclusive Quot the Navy announced in Washington saturday. The announcement also said Quot Side looking sonar and other electronic probing of the area Bear out the possibility that the debris in the area could be the while the search continued intensified for Thresher which Sank 220 Miles East of Boston during a deep sea test dive april to a Navy Board of inquiry resumed its search for the cause of the disaster afer a weekend rec Ess. Plans for scuttling the world War la submarine Toro were postponed pending further search of the area where Thresher disappeared. And waiting at a berth in Boston is the Baths Cape Trieste which will descend to the Ocean Bottom to examine the threshers Hull when it is finally located. Trieste is capable of descending More than 35,000 feet into the sea. Rutland or injunction hearing slated today Montpelier apr a hearing was scheduled to be held this afternoon in Washington county courthouse on an injunction brought by the state to prevent Sale of Rutland railway property. Attorney general Charles e. Gibson or. Is representing the state in the action which resulted from a dispute Over a stipulation made by former gov. F. Ray Keyser or. And William i gins Burg president of the line. The Railroad has been Idle for More than two years As the result of a strike. The stipulation provides that the state May within 90 Days of final abandonment of the line designate purchasers of the line or buy the Railroad itself. The Rutland railway contends the 90 Day period has expired because the interstate Commerce police probe suffocation of Sutton Man Sutton apr authorities continued their investigation today into the death of a 42-year-old Man who was fount dead in bed the apparent victim of suffocation. A brother of the victim died under similar circumstances several years ago. Oliva b. Degreenia 42, was found dead Early Friday by his Mother mrs. Iola Degreenia when she tried to Wake him up to go to work. Or. Richard Woodruff state pathologist performed an autopsy and said probable cause of death was suffocation. Mrs. Degreenia 71, a widow was quoted by police As saying her son went to bed about 9 30 . Thursday apparently in Good health. Robert d. Rachmin states attorney said Degreenia a brother Clyde died in bed at Home in a similar Way in september 1960. State police Are conducting the investigation into Oliver de Greeniaus death. Detective James Ryan quoted relatives of Degreenia As saying he had a suffered some discomfort Quot but Ryan did not detail the ailments. Degreenia was single. Commission authorized abandonment in january. The Public service Board a nut. Tends that because of App Lim postponements of the abandon ment the deadline won t be undo aug. 20. The Vermont House is scheduled to act soon on a Bill proposing that the state buy the Railroad for some $2.7 million and lease or sell portions of it to other railroads. Senate Pannes Bill on compensation Montpelier apr the Vermont Senate passed Friday a Bill to raise the rate paid by employers into the employment compensation fund. V the Bill passed by the House earlier now goes to the governor for signing. Since 1959 the fund has dropped from $17 million to $9.9 million. Currently employers pay into the fund up to 2.7 per cent of workers salaries. The Bill raises this maximum to 4.5 percent. It also hikes the taxable wage base from $3,000 to $3,600 per worker. Tryr thomis musings _____442 6308 newsroom. 442-2800 display advertising. 442-2804 the Bennington Bonner is published Dolly except sunday and Legal Holiday at 4?s main St. Bennington. Vermont by the Bonner publishing corporation. Member of the associated press the associated press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of All local news printed in this newspaper As Well Osall a news dispatches. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery 7 per Day subscription rates by mail s8 i. Radius Ond Oil Vermont j mos. $4 25 a 6 mos. So of a i or. $15 of elsewhere in the . 3 mos. $4.75 a 6 mos. 89.00 a i or. special rates for servicemen but also is facing a steadily increasing debt. Campbell said the Pennsylvania and new York Central were both marginal railroads which should not be expected to take on the added Burden of the new Haven. He proposed that the new England Railroad problem be solved by a merger of the three principal railroads the new Haven the Boston and Maine and the Boston and Albany Railroad which he said could be separated from the new York Central system for the regional merger. Gardner a. Caverly executive vice president of the new England Council has expressed his doubts that any separation of the b amp a would go into effect and said what new England needs is service from two Long haul competitive roads. Gov. John n. Dempsey of Connecticut has directed his state s Public Utility commission to testify at the Boston hearing and gov. John h. Chafee of Rhode Island planned to present his own testimony. Both governors favor inclusion of the new Haven in the proposed Pennsylvania new York Central merger. The inc hearings on the merger proposals began aug. 20, 1062 in Washington before chief hearing examiner Jerome k. Lyle and Henry Darmstadter hearing examiner and since then has piled up More than 25,000 pages of testimony and exhibits in 92 Days of hearings. In addition to the Washington session the hearings have included regional sessions in 16 cities and towns in new York Ohio Indiana Michigan and Illinois. <8> new Dupont menu Bise paint incredibly durable a so easy to use now the spectacular benefits of a a Lucite for the outside of your Home flows on effortlessly forms a Tough durable plastic shield that resists cracking chalking fading and dirt Rich Flat finish hides surface . Dries in minutes. Clean up with soap and water. 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