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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - October 20, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner wednesday october 20, 1965 around Vermont new billboard Law sought Montpelier up a restrictive legislation aimed at pushing billboards Back from Vermont a highways is expected to be submitted during the forthcoming special session of the state legislature. Highway commissioner Russell Holden says that the measure designed to keep billboards at least 750 feet from the states major roads will be a companion to existing Laws which restrict billboards along interstate highways. Adults head Back to school Montpelier up a nearly 400 Vermont adults will head Back to school next month. Mrs. Alice Aldrich of Derby line coordinator of the adult education program in Vermont said tuesday that classes will be held in six communities and at Windsor state prison where 50 inmates will attend. Burlington will hold 12 classes St. Albans will hold four and Enosburg Falls Montpelier Northfield and Richmond will have one each. Teachers to hear commissioner Montpelier a the largest gathering of educators in the history of Vermont begins tomorrow in Burlington at the 114th two Day annual convention of the Vermont education association. An opening general session departmental meetings exhibits a representative Assembly meeting and a variety of group meetings will characterize the annual convention. Educational exhibits in the basement of memorial auditorium will be open from 7 until 9 tonight As Well As thursday and Friday nights. The traditional opening general session thursday morning will Convene at to . Following introductory remarks by president Arthur h. Cheney or. Richard a. Gibboney Vermont a new commissioner of education will speak to the teachers. Marble company personnel meet Burlington a ten vermonters Are among 23 parents newly named to the executive Board of the University of Vermont family associates. The appointments included a grandmother mrs. Robert Montgomery of Colchester to serve on the Board which seeks to encourage parents of Ulm students to maintain a close interest in the University. Joining mrs. Montgomery whose grandson Thomas Shailor is a freshman at Ulm Are the following vermonters or. And mrs. Gordon Lane Barre or. And mrs. William w. Mckean Bristol or. And mrs. F. Arnold Caccavo the Rev. And mrs. Robert s. Kerr or. And mrs. Alan Maynard and or. And mrs. Burton a. Paquin All of Burlington. Also or. And mrs. Richard b. Thurber Charlotte or. And mrs. C. Getty Page and or. And mrs. Robert s. Franzoni both of Rutland and or. And mrs. Kenneth r. Baldwin Tunbridge. Vermont colleges growing Montpelier up a Vermont s College population is growing and More vermonters Are staying Home to attend school statistics showed today. College enrolment this year stands at 13,869, an increase of More than 1,100 in one year. More than 5,000 state residents Are enrolled in Vermont colleges a to per cent increase in a year. The University of Vermont accounts for More than half of the stay at Home scholars. Nearly 2,500 vermonters Are enrolled at the state University compared to 1,800 non residents. Middlebury College has 118 vermonters Norwich University has 112 and Bennington College has 13. Another 1,000 students Are registered at Castleton Johnson and Lyndon state colleges. It in f Over in new York two county indictments for Trojan Troy a a local Man wanted also in Washington county on burglary and grand larceny charges pleaded guilty abruptly As a jury trial was about to Start tuesday on Rensselaer county charges Here. Donald r. Cunningham 40, who was arrested by state police near Eagle Bridge Jan. 30, pleaded guilty to an indictment pm felony charges of illegal Possession of a firearm and Possession of burglars instruments. He received a 5-10 year sentence in Dannemora. Cunningham is now expected to be turned Over on a Washington county warrant. He was indicted for third degree burglary and first degree grand larceny involving a burglary near Hedges Lake. County cop women to meet Cambridge a the Washington county women a Republican club will hold its annual fall luncheon saturday at town House and members will hear a variety of guest speakers including congressman Carlton j. King of Saratoga Springs and state sen. Nathan Proller of Glons Falls. Mrs. Albert Berkowitz of Granville will be Toast mistress and mrs. Emerson Mclenithan of Cambridge will present a musical program. Noted Troy educator Dies Troy a George e. Holliday 66, a former director of vocational education with the state department of education died monday at his Home. He was a former director of the veterans vocational school Here which became Hudson Valley Community College. Especially interested in boys work Holliday supervised the remodelling and reopening of Camp Barkey the Troy boys club in Berkshire wild acres property offered Pittsfield a conservation commission chairman Fred d. Retallick told his group tuesday night that the wild acres property off South Mountain Road will be offered to the City at the nov. 9 Council meeting. He added that the directors had agreed to the gift and legalities of the Transfer had been ironed to hire principals Williamstown supt of schools Allen j. Hansen has been directed to hire two principals for the local elementary schools. The appointments Are pending however. Among the qualifications to be considered the candidates should have a minimum of three years experience on the elementary school level and some experience. Salary Range approved was $8700 to $10,700 in six Steps with advancement on a Merit honoured at testimonial North Adams a Philip a Lee former managing editor of the transcript who retired recently after 48 years in the papers editorial department was honoured at a testimonial dinner in Williamstown monday night. About too were present including former transcript staffers. He was presented with a Silver expected Friday Pittsfield a the largest in a series at walkouts being staged by members of due local 255. The Union for production and maintenance workers at general electric co., is expected to take place Friday at 2 . 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Mclaughlin stumbled in front of the bus. The gunman walked Over to Mclaughlin and fired four More shots into him and fled in a Gold Pontiac convertible. Another Man was at the wheel of the getaway car. The Massachusetts Bay transportation authority Meta bus Driver apparently witnessed the shooting. Police took him into custody for his own Protection. The shooting touched off a threat to an official of a Boston radio station mex which obtained a tape recorder interview with a bystander near the shooting. John Fitzpatrick station sales manager received an Anonymous Telephone Call from a Man who said Quot How would you like to be in the Hospital for what you just said on the air about the punchy Mclaughlin shooting Don t Trace this Call or we will really put you in the the bystander said in the taped interview he heard six shots. Quot first i thought someone was pounding on a Board a he said. Quot blood was All Over the Mclaughlin was the Only person boarding the bus at Spring Street and veterans of foreign wars Parkway near the Dedham line. There were no passengers on the bus. Mclaughlin Only a Short time before had left his suburban Canton Home to attend the trial of his brother George p. Mclaughlin who is accused of killing a Bank clerk in the first of the outbreak of Gangland slayings. Freedom ferries key West Fla. Up a anxious relatives stood on the Public Dock Here today and stared across the Calm Florida Straits wondering what caused a sudden stoppage in the refugee Quot Freedom ferries Quot from Cuba. The . Coast guard picket reported that no refugee boats were in sight touching off fear among the hundreds of exiles who gather on the Dock daily that Fidel Castro May have temporarily stopped the exodus from the cuban embarkation port of Camar Leca. The last refugees to arrive in Florida were picked up Early tuesday by the Cutter Cape Shoal water from Cay Sal where they were dumped monday by a boat that returned to Cuba for another Load. Cuban authorities hinted tuesday they May Stop the exodus of Small boats As a safety precaution and permit Only Large boats to carry refugees across the sometimes treacherous Straits. Miller indicted by Federal jury out on $500 bail vows draft opposition Radical student group Chicago us a a Radical student group vowed tuesday that investigation and even prosecution by the Federal government would not Stop its Quot unqualified opposition Quot to the War in Viet Nam or its beat the draft program. Quot the the president and other Public officials Sadden us but it is a comparatively Small Price to pay for our continued refusal to support this War Quot Richard Rothstein National staff member of students for a democratic society ads said. The ads beat the draft program revealed during last weekend s anti let Nam demonstrations includes efforts to encourage draft eligible Young men to become conscientious objectors enlistment of High school students in the organization and possibly Campus strikes. The Chicago based organization is currently polling its estimated 10,000 members on the beat the draft policy Rothstein said. Results Are expected in about four Days and if the vote is favourable the program will become Quot official Quot ads policy. Quot investigation and prosecution by president Johnson the attorney general and the District attorney and even by j. Edgar Hoover will not deter ads from continuing its unqualified opposition to participation in the War in Viet Nam Quot Rothstein told a news conference. I atty. Gen. Nicholas Deb. Katzenbach told a sunday news conference in Chicago that the Justice department is investigating the entire beat the draft movement. He said the ads program was Only part of the movement. Five Day Boston us a the new England temperature during the next five Days thursday through monday will average 2 to 6 degrees above the seasonal Normal. The . Weather Bureau said today the weather will be cooler Friday and saturday with no important temperature changes sunday or monday. Some normals for the period Are Boston 52 Worcester 48 Nantucket 52 Providence r.i., forecast 50 Concord ., 46 Burlington vt., 46 and in Maine Portland 46 Eastport 56 Green vice 42 and Caribou 40. At Boston the Normal maximum temperature during the forecast period is 59 and the Normal minimum is 44. Precipitation during the period will average Over .5 of an Inch occurring As showers on thursday night and again sunday. 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He said there will be More draft card burnings in new York within the next eight Days. Quot the idea is to get As Many people As possible to Burn their draft cards so that the government would not be Able to prosecute All of them Quot Cornell said. The crime is punishable by up to five years in prison and a Fine of up to $10,000. Miller who spent one night in jail following his arrest was indicted on the charge tuesday Mclaughlin killed by by a Federal grand jury in Manhattan. . Attorney Robert m. Morgenthau said Miller would be returned to new York to stand trial. He is scheduled to appear before the . Commissioner Here again Friday and it appeared unlikely any action would be taken before that time. Quot it was my card and i burned it Quot the soft spoken Miller said tuesday following his release. The nastily dressed graduate of Lemoyne College in his Hometown of Syracuse said he hoped he would not go to jail but was ready to accept the consequences of his action. Quot i Hope they repeal the Law Quot Miller said. Quot but if jail comes i la the $500 Bond which freed Miller was posted by Thomas Haessler a theology instructor at St. Peter s College Jersey City . Haessler a member of the student non violent coordinating committee said he had taken part with Miller in protest demonstrations against . Policy in Viet Nam. Earlier in the Day Miller had rejected the assistance of controversial new York Magazine publisher Ralph Ginzburg who flew Here to Champion Millers cause. Quot i regard Miller As a hero Quot Ginzberg said. But Miller turned Down the offer of bail Money saying he was sure Quot my friends would put up the Money. Gunman North Bennington re. Bennington Vermont finast red Salmon 16 of. Can Cannonball bed with sculptured head Board and massive Corner posts 4 i Quot thick. Twin size also available. 60 triple Dresser with to spacious drawers to give Welcome storage space for All your personal things. 18&Quot deep 33&Quot High. 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