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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - November 26, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner tuesday november 26, 1963around Vermont Vermont officials at Kennedy rites Washington a us. Senator George d. Aiken Vermont s senior senator was among the 50 senators attending the president s funeral services yesterday at St. Matthew s Cathedral. He is the ranking Republican in the Senate. Because of the space limitations attendance at the Cathedral service was by invitation Only. Sen. Winston l. Prouty attended the ceremonies when the casket was placed in the Rotunda at the Capitol. Congressman Robert t. Stafford and mrs. Stafford with their twin daughters stood in the throng outdoors to witness the arrival of the cortege from the White House. He with senator Prouty went to Arlington cemetery for the graveside ceremonies. Senator Aiken and senator and mrs. Prouty were among those who visited the White House saturday hike in of Enory of president Pittsford apr two Pittsford boys la and 12 years old have hiked 50 Miles in memory of president Kennedy. Mike Kelley la and Mike Pinkham 12, recalling the late president s interest in physical fitness set out saturday from Pittsford and walked 50 Miles along route 7. They left Home at 3 30 . And arrived in Charlotte More than 12 hours later. The boys carried a sign with them. It read a in memory of county seeks Aid Extension Middlebury apr the Addison county development committee said monday it will ask gov. Hoff for assistance for the drought stricken area beyond the 60-Day period already ordered by the governor. During the 60-Day period the National guard is pumping water for the Many Farmers whose Wells have run dry. But the committee said that even since the drought ended there has t been enough moisture in the ground to replenish the water Supply. Some 200 farms have been affected by the set on firemen s pay raise Burlington apr tile Burlington Board of aldermen meets tonight to consider the proposal to change the City charter to provide City firemen with a permanent $20 a week pay raise. Voters in the last City election approved the raise but Only on a temporary one year basis. Under the present system voters will have to approve the raise each March to keep it in effect but the firemen asked the aldermen to make it with gun shot wound recovering Newport apr a 13-year-old Newport boy is recovering today from a gunshot wound in the Back suffered while he was Hunting rabbits with a Friend. Denis Brodeur was hit by a .22 Caliper Rifle slug. Police said it was fired by Louis Nadeau also 13. Police said the youngsters reported the gun went off accidentally. The slug entered Young Brodeur s Back and came out through his stomach. He is in Orleans county memorial Hospital.\1aii shoots self in hand Hyde Park apr a Jericho Hunter was accidentally shot in the hand in the Centerville Section of Hyde Park. Walter e. Johnson 32, was unloading his Rifle when the Accident occurred at the Home of a relative state police said. Officials at Mary Fletcher Hospital where he transferred for surgery said Johnson was in satisfactory condition. The Accident happened to meet with Industry officials Montpelier apr a special assistant to gov. Hoff says the chief executive will be in new York tomorrow to meet with officials of Industrial firms that have interests in Vermont. John m. Spencer said Boff plans to discuss problems concerning the industrialists in this state. Spencer declined to identify the companies involved or their problems. Hoff is still in Washington where he attended president Kennedy s funeral. He and 34 other governors met with president Lyndon Johnson yesterday and pledged him their i ill Hick chairman dec. 8 Montpelier apr the state democratic committee Lias re scheduled for dec. 8 its meeting to elect a chairman and other officers for the 1964 Campaign. John m. Spencer of Cuttingsville is expected to seek reelection. He will be opposed by t. Wesley Grady of Underhill formerly gov. Hoff s Secretary of civil and military affairs. The original meeting was to be held last sunday but was postponed because of president Kennedy s in new i or foul play suspected Troy foul play is suspected in the death of a Troy woman whose death was discovered by her brother in Law monday. She was lying in lied on which was also seated her invalid husband. Mrs. Alice Gibbs had been dead it was estimated at least 12 hours apparently from a blow on the head. Following the discovery police were notified and an investigation s Assassin slaver Troy a an eccentric Troy civil War Soldier a a Bostons Corbett was the Man who shot John Wilkes Booth Assassin of president Lincoln 98 years ago it was revealed. His act firing into the barn in which the actor Slayer was hiding clouded investigation of the deed As Jack Ruby s slaying of Lee Oswald is clouding today s probe of the killing of John f. Kennedy. Hayner s history of Troy and Rensselaer describes Corbett As a distinguished not Only by his eccentricities but by his extreme Fervour a and in general commended the Gash returned Cohoes a nov. 15 mrs. Margaret Murray reported top a that her Home had been burglarized of $2,500 in Cash and a $75 ring. Police revealed yesterday that the Money has been returned. It was found in the front seat of her parked car Friday. In the returned loot were 24 $100 Bills As were five $20s.Down in Berkshire mayor leads memorial service North Adams a mayor Francis Florini speaking in Southwest cemetery at Kennedy memorial services monday lauded the late presidents a leadership of a your youngest president with his untiring Energy set a new Pace for the nation a he i ing planned Pittsfield a Pittsfield general hos Plai has announced plans for the remodelling of Jones Wing of the old Hospital at an estimated Cost of $15,000. The 19 rooms of the old building will be recreated into a therapeutic gymnasium As a training area for those learning to use artificial limbs a speech and hearing Section As Well As a social service Section. Walls will be knocked out to create a Large open Mitt be votes own a hoi it Ion Pittsfield a the City Council claims and License committee at its final meeting monday night completed All business on the Agenda and then voiced unofficial approval of a move to abolish the committee. It agreed with the City solicitor that it should be abolished and that claims should be handled by the solicitor As he is paid to do so. By b. K. Hodenfield a education writer Portland Ore. Apr a prominent educator has charged that a vigorous Campaign has been mounted in and out of Congress to provide Federal funds for private and parochial schools from kindergarten through College. Edgar Fuller executive Secretary of the Council of chief state school officers made the charge in his annual report to the Council. The Council adopted it in announcing in a closed convention session thursday. Fuller said a the Campaign is Active and gaining strength. Unless it is blunted the Public schools will be financially undermined in thousands of american the Council is an organization of state superintendents and commissioners of education from the 50 states and from . Possessions overseas. The Council Fuller said is committed by Long standing policy a to oppose any legislation which would splinter the Public tax Dollar for distribution to private institutions of education at any level for the institutional use of the schools or the Council does not object Fuller said to the use of Federal funds by private colleges and universities a for such no institutional uses As research contracts scholarships fellowships and the he singled out for particular criticism the powerful american Council on education the nations leading spokesman for higher education the leadership of the 860,000-member National education association and a Bill introduced in Congress by rep. James Delaney any. He made no mention of the efforts of the Catholic Church Hierarchy to secure Federal funds for private and parochial schools. A personal checking account is the Best Way to control your family budget. You can to mislay receipts or forget payments. Everything is a a checked for you. Open a personal checking account soon at the Vermont Bank and Trust company. Schools drive for . Funds water Wagon Vermont National guardsmen wage Battle against time loading water for drought strike Addison county Farmers. Some 125 farms need up to 15 million Gallons of water for Dairy herds before freeze strikes Region. Federal officials surveyed the Region Friday following a request by gov. Philip h. Hoff. Vod photo new England returns to Normal with heavy heart after funeral Boston apr new englander went Back to workaday chores heavy hearted today Many still unable to accept the reality of the weekend horror that Cut Down their vigorous native son John f. Kennedy. An often heard expression was a i still can t quite believe the Impact of the president s assassination on his Home area where he campaigned with such Success was demonstrated again and again yesterday at memorial services during the hours of his Washington funeral. Thousands upon thousands collected on Beacon Hill for services on the Steps of the Massachusetts state House. In suburban Brookline 400 persons most of them school children prayed outside the modest two Story Frame Home where Kennedy was born 46 years ago. Brookline High school students Laid a Wreath Portland Maine apr the 969 foot liberian Tanker Northern Gulf aground on a ledge in Portland Harbor and leaking Oil summoned fuel barges today in an attempt to lighten her cargo. Seas were Calm and the vessel was in no immediate danger although she had lost some 20,-000 barrels of cargo from a punctured tank. The coast guard Cutter Acushnet made an unsuccessful attempt to free the vessel at High tide shortly after dusk last night. The Acushnet attached a line to the Northern Gulf s Stern but could not Budge her. The Tanker s master later informed the coast guard that he slain Boston have known Lawrence mass. Apr police investigating the strangling of a 22-year old sunday school teacher today continued questioning fellow employees and friends of the girl and theorized she May have known her killer. The slaying of tall blonde miss Joann Graff was the 10th unsolved strangling of a woman in greater Boston in the past 18 months. A medical examiner said the girl whose nearly nude body was found in her Essex Street apartment sunday apparently died saturday afternoon. She had been sexually molested he said. Police have questioned some 35 persons and have Given lie Detector tests to some. However they said there Are no definite suspects. Rabbis As Well As catholics. In neighbouring Concord proud of its distinction As the scene of the first shots fired in the revolution an 1804 Cannon fired the traditional 21-gun Salute accorded presidents. The same piece had fired similar salutes for the nations other assassinated chief magistrates a in 1865 for Abraham Lincoln in 1881 for James a. Garfield and in 1901 for William Mckinley. Other 21-gun salutes boomed on the grounds of the Maine state House at Augusta and on Boston common in front of the Massachusetts state House. All military establishments rendered similar honors bought with student contributions. In Lexington within sight of the revolutionary War Battle Green 1,500 overflowed St. Bri Gid s Catholic Church for a requiem mass attended by protestant ministers and jewish had asked to have fuel barges sent out in the Hope that his vessel could free herself if she i it loaded some of her cargo. The skipper said there was no reason for any further coast guard assistance. Nevertheless the first coast guard District at Boston said the Acushnet would stand by. The Northern Gulf caught on West cod ledge in the Harbor monday. She was inbound with a cargo loaded at Sidon Lebanon for discharge into the Portland Mont real pipe line. The Portland pilots association said a Pilot was aboard when the vessel went aground but there was no immediate explanation for the May her killer investigators said they found no sign of forced entry to the apartment or of a struggle. They said the girl May have known her Slayer and admitted him to the apartment. Two men sought for questioning included one who called at the apartment building saturday and inquired where miss Graff lived and a Lawrence Man described As an acquaintance of the girl. The girl taught sunday school class at the lutheran redeemer Church. It was after she failed to appear at the class sunday that police were called and discovered her body. Miss Graff Clad Only in an open Blouse was found lying across a bed two stockings and the leg of a Black Leotard knotted around her neck. Ironically the Maine Salute was fired by the same National guard unit that had paid similar honors to Kennedy in August 1962, when the president arrived at Brunswick Maine for a weekend vacation off the coast. In new Hampshire gov. John w. King the executive Council and legislators attended a solemn High mass of requiem in St. Joseph s Cathedral Manchester. Business districts in Many cities were As deserted As on sundays with most stores and offices closed. Pre Christmas displays came Down and were replaced with mourning or a portrait of the dead president. Churches of All faiths conducted memorial services for the nation s first Catholic president. In Boston As Bells tolled in nearby Park Street congregational Church and St. Paul s episcopal Cathedral the it. Rev. Christopher p. Griffin chaplain of the Massachusetts Senate intoned the Catholic guard and Reserve troops massed before the Capitol. It. Gov. Francis x. Bellotti told the throng braving a 40<e-Gree chill a we have come together for these few moments because we could be no other place because our minds could hold no other sent to London in Tomato boxes London apr a Fortune in paintings arrived in London monday night disguised As tomatoes. Insurance men valued them at $10 million. Spanish galleries sent them for exhibit at the Royal Academy beginning dec. 7. All the paintings Are by Francisco Goya one of whose portraits of the Duke of Wellington was stolen from Britain s National gallery in 1961. The 95 cases Traveles from Spain in two Railroad cars. From the outside they looked exactly like 37 others in the train All loaded with tomatoes. The Bennington Banner telephones business. 4426800 newsroom. .442-2800 advert sins. .442-2684 the Bennington Banner is published daily except sunday and Legal holidays at 425 main St., Bennington. Vt., by the Banner publishing corporation. Member of the associated press which is entitled exclusively to use for republication of All local news printed in this newspaper As Well As All a news dispatches. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery it per Day subscription rates by mail for 60-mile radius and All Vermont 8 months. $4.25 6 months $8 i year $15. Elsewhere in the . 8 months. $4.76 6 months $9 i year $17.50. Special Rales for servicemen. Boston apr the assassination of president Kennedy Points up the problem of easy availability of guns which has been plaguing Massachusetts police and Public officials. Gov. Endicott Peabody called for new and strict Laws governing illegal Possession of guns several weeks ago after the slaying of the third greater Boston policeman in less than three months by armed hoodlums. The legislature passed a measure creating a special commission to study not Only gun Laws but parole procedures and prison rehabilitation methods. The Massachusetts chiefs of police association now has five Day forecast Boston apr . Weather Bureau 5 Day forecast for Northern new England Massachusetts and Rhode Island the temperature during the next 5 Days a tuesday through saturday will average 2 to 8 degrees above Normal. Rising temperatures tuesday and wednesday cooler thursday and warmer again Friday. Precipitation during this period will total on the average Between i and 5 tenths of an Inch occurring As rain tuesday night or wednesday and again about saturday. Remember Vot get double Tritle is Bei e s i amps a Kin wednesday a grand Union Empire no minimum Purchase necessary towed for Federal Law to control Sale of weapons in All states. Police chief Thomas j. O Brien of Somerville chairman of the police chiefs legislative committee asked rep. Thomas p. Of Neill jr., d-mass., to introduce legislation in Congress. O Brien proposed that gun sales in any state to a nonresident of that state be banned unless the purchaser has complied with All the Laws and regulations governing acquisition or Possession of weapons of their Home state. Sen. Francis x. Mccann d Cambridge meanwhile filed a proposal with the state legislature last week calling for a new England interstate compact under which a Central Board of ballistics and firearms control would be created to govern Sale or Possession of weapons throughout the area. In Massachusetts Rhode Island and Connecticut there Are strict Laws regarding sales or Possession of hand guns. The three other new England states Vermont new Hampshire and Maine All allow Over the counter sales of such Weait on. Peabody in proposing the study commission said that the Basic cause of the killings a is the number of dangerous criminals out of prison out of a Job and armed with a the governor also said he pro posed to the recent meeting of the new England governors conference that an interstate compact be considered to Cut Down on the interstate traffic in weapons. Educator charge parochial announcing our annual Appeal for funds for the Vermont children said society since 1919 we have been providing social casework service to children in special need seeing to Foster boarding Home care new parents by adoption and service to children in their own Homes where there Are behaviour problems. This is a private statewide non sectarian child service Agency entirely dependent upon voluntary contributions for its support receiving no state or Federal financial Aid. The Vermont children s Aid society is accredited by the child welfare league of America. No House Calls Are planned. Appeal letters will be mailed on november 26. We count on All friends of children everywhere to rally to their support. Won you please mail your contribution to or. Dean f. Hanson 213 main Street Bennington. Bennington committee Dean f. Hanson chairman or. And mrs. Robert b. Condon mrs. . Duhamel mrs. Benjamin Dubin mrs. Edward t. Sibley mrs. George Vansantvoord Hen Buick builds a Lasabre a a Buick builds a High priced car and puts a Low Price on it. Lots of cars arc in i a Sabre a Price class but that a where the resemblance ends. For instance. Does anybody else in Lesa re s class treat you to that gentle Buick ride or impressive Buick performance and new Gas Economy no. And who else gives you 15-Inch wheels tinned aluminium front brakes extra cushioning Tor Middle seat travellers and separate heat ducts and controls for the rear seat right again nobody in i a Sabre a Field but i Sabre. It All this makes you think a i Sabre would look awfully Nice in your garage you should see How nicely it tits a budget. You know who to see about it. Of course your Buick dealer. W to else above All its a Buick see your local authorized Buick dealer authorized Buick dealers in this area Walter l. Barber inc. North Bennington Road Bennington it. See the 1%4 Buick official car of Macy a thanksgiving Day Parade on hic to Roll 30 a Rne s t thanksgiving Day Tanker goes aground in Portland Harbor assassination Points up easy availability of firearms

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