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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - November 23, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Lbs starts third year in office foreign policy is major problem investigation starts today on North Carolina bombings Johnson City Tex. Up a president Johnson started his third year in office today with indications that foreign policy problems Are claiming a greater share of his time. Next week s meeting with West German Chancellor Ludwig Erhard involving controversy Over nato s role in nuclear weapons strategy was one major item on the chief executives ranch Home desk. Mounting american casualties in the Viet Nam War along with . Efforts to find a peaceful solution at the negotiating table also occupied is attention. The president was expected to alternate office work and roaming Over the lbs spread today in the pattern that has marked his Long visits to Texas. He paused monday to pay homage to the memory of his predecessor on the second anniversary of John f. Kennedy a assassination in Dallas. Standing before a Candle let altar in St. Mary a roman Catholic Church in nearby Fredericksburg Tex., the president told the hushed worshippers a the years will make More bearable the Burden of grief we Felt but not even the passing of time will dim the memory of John f. Kennedy a life. A of this we Are certain he lived Long enough and Well enough to rekindle our spirit to renew our Faith and to reaffirm our commitment As a people to All the great purposes for which this great nation was Johnson a member of the disciples of Christ Church arranged the interdenominational services in tribute to the first Catholic Ever to become chief executive. Foreign problems continued to concern the president even on the anniversary on what he called a that terrible Day in slip finest Quality polyester and Cotton. Allover embroidered cups. Matching scalloped embroidery hem and top. Ban Lon lace insertion. $3.00 lingerie dept. November when Kennedy was slain. The White House announced new dates for the Erhard Johnson talks . 2-3 but said no site had been chosen for the meeting. They were advanced from the original dates of . 6-8 and the . 3-4 period that was announced just last week. Erhard is expected to seek a bigger voice for West Germany in shaping nuclear strategy and a greater degree of control Over nuclear weapons within the North Atlantic treaty organization. On that subject the White House said in a statement monday that the United states has supplied nuclear warheads to its nato allies. But it added that the warheads Are kept in american custody and cannot be used without specific authorization by the president. Johnson is fully aware of the specific arrangements made by the Pentagon with european allies the statement said. The White House left unclear however whether the warheads were mounted on planes and missiles belonging to West Germany and other nato countries. It referred questions about those matters to the defense department and officials there refused to discuss such matters. On another front president Johntson declared that the United states would extend Aid to latin american nations under the Alliance for Progress beyond the 1971 cutoff Date envisioned under the 10-year program. But he said this nation wanted to see How self help measures and Ald from within latin America were coming before it decided How great its commitment would be in the period after 1971. Johnson also faces some major problems at Home. Fears of inflation tacitly expressed in the Battles to Roll Back aluminium and Copper Price increases have grown out of record Prosperity. He also Hopes to get new legislation to assure fairness in selection of juries in the South in civil rights crimes. Preparation of the budget and state of the Union messages also add to Johnson a workload. Eisenhower is transferred to Walter Reed Hospital Washington up a former president Dwight d. Eisenhower recovering from the two mild heart attacks which hospitalized him in Georgia earlier this month arrived aboard a special train today for treatment at Walter Reed army medical Center. The eight car train carrying the world War ii hero pulled into the Cameron station army depot in Alexandria va., across the Potomac River from the capital. The former chief executive was in apparent Good spirits when his train left it. Gordon ga., monday night for the trip to Washington. He waved to Well wishers in a a for Victory sign As he was driven from the Post Hospital to the train. The five Star general is no stranger to Walter Reed. He has been a frequent visitor there in recent years for the periodic checkups and treatments doctors have required since his major heart attack in 1955. Doctors have Given no indication of How Long they expect Eisenhower to remain at the Hospital this time. The 75-year-old Eisenhower was accompanied on the All night journey by his wife Mamie an entourage of doctors who have been treating him since he suffered the first attack nov. 9, staff aides nurses and other medical personnel. The train with special electronic equipment aboard to Monitor the general a heart in route scheduled one service Stop during the night. Soldiers snapped to attention and saluted monday As an ambulance slowly carried Eisenhower from the it Gordon Hospital across the Augusta ga., army Post to Railroad siding. The gis and other spectators were Only Able to catch glimpses of the former pres Dent lying on a cot during his ride to the train. He waved often and made the a for Victory sign in acknowledge ment of the salutes. Eisenhower was lifted from the ambulance and placed in wheel chair to be transferred to the train. Under orders of his does bus he was not permitted to walk. Following his departure the giant pile up san Francisco up a a sudden splash of water on a Drivers Windshield thursday resulted in one of the worst traffic jams in the history of the san Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge. Joseph m. Tonking of san Francisco told authorities the gush of water apparently from an overhead pipe leak caused him to swerve his car. That touched off a series of collisions involved 19 trucks and cars injured three persons and tie it jmj exam o Omega the watch with the jewel like Crystal the Omega sap Phette Crystal is guaranteed unbreakable resistant to scratches and scuff Marks. It reflects the perfection and accuracy of the High precision Omega movement that beats within. Built to give years of faithful service. A Liker to jewellers amp silversmiths 409 main St., Bennington army issued a statement in which Eisenhower thanked the posts Garrison and medical staff for their kindness during his hospitalization there. A i Hope that not Only All of you but All of the people of Augusta will sense our appreciation of All the cordial hospitality As we say Goodby for now a Eisenhower said. He added his wishes for a merry Christmas. Eisenhower was hospitalized at it. Gordon after suffering Chest pains Early in the morning of nov. 9 while vacationing with his wife at the Augusta National Golf club. The following Day he suffered another attack that was later described As a coronary thrombosis. His recovery since then has been watched with satisfaction by his doctors some of whom treated him after his 1955 attack. Under rules Laid Down by the army newsmen and cameras were barred from the arrival areas at the Cameron Static Al and Walter Reed. The Pentagon provided facilities for reporters a to observe activities from a designated Point at each location. Charlotte . Up a a massive investigation was organized today into four prec Slon like civil rights bombings which one of the victims described As the work of a either the Kun flux klan or people of the klan a the klan immediately denied it had anything to do with the pre Dawn explosions monday that Tore gaping holes in the Homes of four of the City a negro leaders. A spokesman for the Federal Bureau of investigation called in to help investigate Charleston a worst racial incident since the civil rights movement began la years ago indicated there May be an Early development in the bombings. But he declined to say what the development might be. No one was injured in the series of explosions in the Rainy darkness but damage to the Homes was extensive and sleeping adults and children were showered with flying Glass. White Community leaders backed by the governor moved quickly to repair the City a reputation for racial Good will. A fund raising drive was launched to repair the bomb shattered Homes of Kelly Alexander state president of the National association for the advancement of coloured people alexanders brother Fred Charlottes Only negro City councilman or. Reginald Hawkins a negro dentist and civil rights Leader and attorney Julius Chambers recently named North Carolinas Only negro . Commissioner. The explosions began about 2 15 . Est at the alexanders two Homes and about to minutes later at the Homes owned by Hawkins and Chambers. The alexanders Are nextdoor neighbors while Hawkins and Chambers lived in Middle class negro residential areas about three Miles apart. Army demolition experts found pieces of Black paper indicating the use of dynamite. The paper and a residue samples were sent to the Fri Laboratory in Washington. Police chief John Hord said the bombings appeared to be the work of a a team of professionals. Who knew what they were gov. Dan k. Moore placed All state resources at hordes disposal and promised the a a terrorists would be prosecuted a to the fullest extent of the at the same time Kelly Alexander warned of a a possible Gigantic demonstration in the Wake of the explosions and hinted that some a vigilante groups May form in the negro Community to seek a i done to want to incriminate anyone a Hawkins said a but in a quite sure it was either the klan or people of the klan s North Carolina Kun flux klan grand dragon j. Robert Jones interviewed later at High Point dismissed Hawkins charge and insisted the klan had nothing to do with the violence. Jones said he was a opposed to bombing or any other kind of Bennington Banner tuesday november 23, 1965�?3 a a a a a a a a 1 �?1�?�?�?�?�?11 win friends rally to the defense of american on trial in Russia Christmas suggestions Jade East after shave lotion amp Cologne Burt Bros. Murmansk .s.r. Up a a Young americans friends Back Home rallied today to his defense against charges that he illegally entered the soviet Union. The lawyer for Newcomb Mott 27, of Sheffield mass., said he would introduce 30 character references from american friends from motto a next door neighbor to his family banker before the Murmansk regional court trying the Young textbook Salesman. The lawyer Boris Zolotukhin said the depositions which were sent from the United states had not been notarized and admitted they might be thrown out by the judge. A verdict was expected later today in the two Day trial of Mott who was arrested sept. 4 shortly after he crossed the soviet norwegian Border without a visa. He has spent la weeks in the Murmansk jail waiting for the trial. But he appeared none the worse for the experience and his parents or. And mrs. Howard s. Mott who were attending the trial said he even looks better minus the 40 pounds he shed in prison. Cheerfully almost jauntily Mott admitted monday he climbed through a Reindeer Fence Between the two countries because a i wanted to find out for myself whether warnings against such entries were accurate. Mott admitted he had received conflicting reports from various scandinavians As j whether americans like scandinavians could Cross the Border at that Point without visas. But he insisted he had a no illegal he said he was simply looking for a soviet Border guard to ask when he became lost and strayed into Russia. Both Mott and soviet witnesses said he smilingly and openly approached the first russians he saw and was promptly arrested. A soviet Border guard also admitted under testimony that apart from the unmarked Reindeer Fence the Border where Mott crossed is Mott entered no actual plea of guilty. Under soviet court practice the defendant simply tells his Story without a formal plea. Motts defense is that although he committed a crime he did so with innocent intent a Factor taken into consideration Here. Candid forecaster los Angeles up five consecutive Days of rain brought the following remark wednesday on the . Weather bureaus forecast wire a weather Cloudy and rain. What else a a sincere dignified service funeral director. Herring or Lumho unit surrounding terns. For Over 30 under the ownership. A in Moor of the n. F. D. A. In jew City p. On funeral Home 6?6 main a i a j a 7 \ toys amp games choose yours now Bennington bookshop inc. 416 main St. Tai. 2-5136 w Ith Christa i n a heavenly Brush Hill heathers from. An Quot All together Quot wonderful look. It takes honors in the classics then moves on to layout Fields with Grace. Case in Point the classic Cardigan. Ribbon closed tastefully haired with Bias Cut a line skirt in a Bright and pretty plaid no Waist fit and fully lined both in the heavenly heathers of All Wool Blue bed Aqua Willow sweater 34-40. Skirt 6-16. .57.98 5-15, .-510.98 Drysdale a free parking armory lot next door a message to our boys in Vietnam \ of boys fighting in Vietnam have heard All Aorta of thin about the peace Marcher Here at Home. Now it a time Miu heard from ii directly. We want you to know that we women who March to atop the War respect your bravery. Many of you Are our own sons and never for a minute can we forget your suffering. Yet along with millions of Loyal americana. We have grave misgivings about our government s policy in Vietnam. We Are shocked and grieved to learn that our government has rejected bids for peace negotiations. W e know that each Day this War continues More lives Are lost. We mothers March because r e do not least you to die for a corrupt Saigon regime whose own people do not support it. If e do not Hunt you to kill women and children w whose Only crime is to live in a country ripped by civil War. B e do not want you to destroy a Small de a senseless country which in no Way threatens american Security. If the Reader of this newspaper agree with our message we urge that they do three things 1. Write or wire the president. 2. Fill in and mail the Coupon. 3. Join thousands of men and women from All parts of the .a. And March to Washington for peace in Vietnam. Board our special train this nov. 27th. $12 round trip. Leave Penn station 7 . Back in new York by 9 . Limited number of tickets available. A one of the Greaten thing about the United states is that women like us can disagree with the general a with the state department even with the president. Here we Are free to go to the White House and say Quot a do not scud our boys to Iii or lie killed while any single pathway to peace remains bombing and burning Are not the answer. There is a better Way. One neglected pathway to peace ii the United nations. We ask that the United states Honor its commitment to world Law by a formal submission of the Vietnam dispute to the . We a a for a United nations supervised Cense fire and free election in South Vietnam. The v vietnamese May elect leaders we Don t like. They May choose a form of government we despise hut that s their affair As our election arc our own affair. W e mothers will he going to Washington . On november 27th and again on december loth. We Are going to Tell the president that mothers want peace talks not casualties in Vietnam this Christmas. We Promise you that until the killing ends we will March we will picket we will plead in w Billington and in our of a Home towns. Eventually the fighting in Vietnam must be settled at the conference table. W e March to say. Settle right now. Before one More precious life is lost. Mothers r to March for peace i women strike for peace j 151 East 50lh Street j new York 22, n. \. I _ i Gartt. I nosed ii i help Yam distribute this message. 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