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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - October 24, 1963, Bennington, Vermont Ivo rain foreseen sunny and warmer today High around 80. Clear and Little change tonight Low around 40 considerable ground fog developing. Friday continued fair and warm. Yesterdays High 70 Low 38. Today at n ., 39. Sunset 5 53 . Sunrise tomorrow 7 21 The Star Aldebaran is visible following the pleiades. Bennington Bennington Vermont thursday october 24, 1983 Anner established 1841. 60th year no. 19,316 Price 7 cents a a news analysis . Has 18th birthday in mood of new optimism Hurricane Ginny move northward by Max Harrelson a news analysis United nations . Apr As the United nations celebrates its 18th birthday today much stress is being placed on relaxation of International tensions and a spirit of optimism in . Debates. Those who have observed the . During these 18 Stormy cold War years agree that there has never been a More cordial East West relationship. But so far the change has been mainly in climate. There has been no breakthrough on Basic problems As disarmament. The United nations itself still faces Many critical problems including Long overdue structural changes and mounting financial woes. Apart from the so called new spirit which May or May not be Here to stay the United nations has undergone Many sweeping changes during the 18 years since it came into being oct. 24, 1945. Many of these reflect the changing world picture marked by the emergence of new asian and african nations. The . Lyndon president scores Community College plan Lyndon apr the president of Lyndon and Johnson state colleges criticized today a proposal that their schools be reduced from f o u a year institutions to two year Community colleges. Or. Robert Long president of Lyndon state said he was a a disturbed that gov. Hoff a educational task Force a could have reached their conclusions o n the state colleges without consulting the schools concerned and without verifying factual basis for their the task Force issued its report yesterday. The report called for sweeping changes in Vermont p u b lie education including the Community c o 1-lege proposal. The task Force said Lyndon and Johnson done to graduate enough qualified teachers and added the University of Vermont plus private collages Are available for would be teachers to finish their education after two years at the state colleges. Only Castleton would re Yogi Berra will manage Yankees new York apr Yogi Berra was named manager of the new York Yankees to Day confirming reports that had been widespread since Ralph Houk was promoted to general manager two Days ago. Appointment of the 38-year-old former Catcher was announced at a Large scale press conference. It had been common knowledge that Berra was the Choice from the minute Houk was promoted on tuesday after leading the Yankees to three american league pennants and two world series championships in us three years As manager. Houk succeeded Roy Niamey who resigned because of ill health. Main in its present status As a four year College for teachers. Long said or. Odino Martin Attl president o f Johnson agreed with his remarks contained in a press statement. Long said he recommended change in status for Lyndon and Johnson would be a fraught with grave Many students at the schools had planned to attend for four years he said and a we have what amounts to a contractual relationship with them to give them this four year he also questioned the consequences for Vermont higher education As a whole at a t i in e when he said growing numbers of Vermont and out of state students Are looking to the state colleges for their education. Education inned muting body planned or Burlington apr a coordinating body to unify educational efforts in the state will be established by the state Board of education Vermont state colleges and the University of Vermont. Representatives of the three groups agreed on the plan yesterday at a meeting on the Ulm Campus. The coordinating group will consist of three education Board members three trustees of Ulm and three trustees of the state colleges. It would meet twice a year. President John t. Fey of the University of Vermont said nearly every state in the Union has a coordinating group. One goal of the group would be to end Competition for t a x Money among different educational Levels. Fey said he believed the plan would result in Wise spending to broaden educational opportunities. Now has 111 members it had 51 originally. It has 33 from the african continent it had 4 in 1945. After roaming from Church House in London to Hunter College and Lake Success in new York the organization is now ensconced in its $100 million Glass and Stone Headquarters on new York s East River. Even these new quarters already Are bursting at the seams because of the rapid increase in membership. One consequence of growth has been a shift in the balance of Power within the organization and a much greater emphasis on the problems of colonialism and the developing countries. The powerful asian african group has 56 members which gives it a dominant role on matters of common interest As colonial issues. One important development has been a decline in the role played by the Security Council and an increase in the prestige of the general Assembly. Primary cause of this shift was the free Wheeling manner in which the soviet Union wielded the veto with its paralysing effect. Two other important changes the broadening of the role of the Secretary general from that of administrator to that of executive who not Only carries out peacekeeping missions but sometimes initiates them. This evolution was brought about Over the years by All three secretaries general a Trygve lie Dag Hammarskjold and u Thant a despite soviet opposition. The expansion of the . Peacekeeping role to include the use of . Military forces. This was first done in 1956 during the Suez crisis and was repeated in 1960 in the Congo. These forces made up of units contributed by Small countries take the place of the big Power police Force envisaged in the . Charter. The big Powers have never been Able to agree on organization of the projected Force and the idea has been shelved. Titan Dis Mantl eds workmen of the Martin co. Dismantle Titan 2 rocket on the launch ing pad yesterday to protect it from possible High winds from Hurricane Ginny churning 115 Miles offshore. First stage is shown standing round object in Center is top of second stage which is on its Side. Nose Cone was removed earlier in foreground is curved bed of Carrier vehicle which carted sections to a hangar for Protection. Other missiles were a photo Miami Fla. Apr a Hurricane watch was extended northward from Daytona Beach Fla., to Myrtle Beach s.c., today As Hurricane Ginny drifted slowly up the Atlantic. The storm was entered about 105 Miles East Northeast of Daytona Beach and moving toward the Northwest at five Miles an hour. Peak winds of 75 . Barely qualified the storm As a Hurricane. As the seasons seventh tropical storm plodded northward Gale warnings were extended to Savannah ga., and lowered South of Daytona Beach. Little possibility remained that the Hurricane would move Inland Over Florida. But because steering factors were ill defined forecasters maintained the Hurricane watch for the state s Northeast coast. A slight change in direction toward the coast could bring a rapid increase in winds casters cautioned. But Caster Gordon Dunn said no important damage would be expected even if the storm moved ashore. Some Beach erosion from heavy swells was the Only evidence of the storm s presence offshore. Pleasant fall weather prevailed from Miami to Georgia. Sixty shrimp boats were biding time at port canaveral waiting for seas to subside. Work resumed at the huge Cape canaveral missile Complex. Ginny boiled up off the North Carolina coast sunday and was pushed southward by a Large mass of Cool air sweeping Down from Canada. When the storm reached a Point opposite northeastern Florida it began to Drift southward at decreasing Speed until it pulled up opposite Cape canaveral. The missile test Center Bat fore tend Down under weather by fore Reau warnings. Removed or lashed to launch stands Heads county democrats its not Sinclitico mrs. Fienberg wins in what for some at least was a Surprise move mrs. Nesboth p. Fienberg of Convent Avenue wednesday night was elected chairman of the Bennington county democratic committee. In one of four close ballots in the committees election of officers at the Bennington county courthouse mrs. Fienberg won 22-19 Over the one announced candidate James Sinclitico of Pownal. In a contest fort the Post of state committeeman Earl j. Harris of North Bennington Defeated Alfred t. Latour of school Street 24-16. Winning the Post of state committee woman was mrs. Gloria army Reserve Speaks up for Post office building at least one local organization a Bennington s . Army Reserve unit a has expressed an interest in acquiring the present Post office building Here after a new Post office has been built on Elm Street. Capt. Var Alnio n. Perrottasr., commander of the unit announced wednesday that he has written a letter to maj. Edward Jehle a Reserve officer in Rutland suggesting that the building be turned Over to the army Reserve. Maj. Jehle he said would discuss the matter with higher Headquarters. Reserve officials tour town treatment Plant members of the new England water pollution control association wednesday toured the Bennington municipal sewage treatment Plant be fore moving on to my Snow in West Dover for the associations annual fall conference the Bennington Plant will be one of the items discussed at the conference today. Treat Plant supt. Paul Kelley fourth from left will be one of four panel members discussing another tool a Plant improvisations and improvements by the of photo Hagerman would have to negotiate with the Federal services administration which is responsible for disposing of surplus or abandoned government property. A i believe that the Post office building would be Ideal for our . Army Reserve unit and i would appreciate it if you would look into this for us a Perrotta wrote Jehle. A we would have a Fine building located where people would realize More fully that we do have a Fine unit and where we can further the Reserve program in this Perrotta suggested that if the building is Given to the Reserve office space be made available for service officers from the american legion and veterans of foreign wars. A former Post office building in Burlington is now used by an army Reserve unit there Perrotta noted. The local unit now holds its meetings in the american legion rooms in Brooklyn. The local unit has been looking for a permanent Home since last january when As part of a reorganization plan it was made a subsection of an artillery Battery stationed in Brattleboro. Government funds for rental were withdrawn and the unit was forced to vacate its quarters in the fraternal order of eagles building at 122 South Street. Since last Spring the unit has been meeting in the american legion building. Village officials have also expressed interest in acquiring the Post office and converting it into a municipal building. At a Village trustees meeting in july Village president James b. Gib said however that Federal state and town governments have prior options on the Purchase of the building. on the inside selectmen concerned Over delay in the suit Between Putnam Hospital and county towns a Page 5. Full text of some of the recommendations of the state education task Force a Page 9. Vermont coaches association appoints panel to review Scholastic baseball playoff rules a Page to. Ii of 122 Mccall st., who Defeated mrs. Carmel Babcock of 219 Union st., 21-19. In the other contest Terrance j. Riley of Arlington Defeated Verder o. Elwell of Shaftsbury 21-20 for the committee s vice chairmanship. In uncontested elections Claude dem of Dorset was named Secretary and Emmet Smith of Arlington was renamed treasurer. According to a biographical sketch distributed by mrs. Fienberg to the delegates As they entertained the meeting room she has been a member of the Bennington town and county committees for the last to years and served As state committee woman the last two. She has been a lifelong resident of the state. She has been Active in women a democratic activities and at present is state director of the women s democratic clubs. She see democrats continued on Page 14 Billings says Huff playing politics Woodstock apr House speaker Franklin s. Billings says gov. Hoff a appears to be involved in politicking in his proposal that the legislature meet for two Days next month. Hoff has said that a two Day session most of his program could be presented committees could begin considering the Bills and a lot of time would be saved when the lawmakers returned for the special session this Winter. At his news conference yesterday he accused Billings of partisanship in speaking out against the proposal. Billings replied a the governor feels he can strengthen his position through a special session. The speaker added a political session would not be in the Best interests of the Billings and it. Gov. Ralph a. Foote Are due to give Hoff their final answer on the two Day session proposal within a few Days. Boff has said he wont go through with the plan unless they endorse it. Corn Sale approved wheat Sale confused Washington apr the government has cleared the Way for Sale of 1.2 million bushels of Corn to communist Hungary. But the larger Issue of wheat sales to the soviet bloc remains confused. Cabinet officers huddled wednesday with a soviet Trade delegation and failed to Iron out the chief obstacle to completion of the wheat deals the higher shipping rates charged by american shipowners. There is a growing feeling Here that the problem can be resolved Only by a White House decision not through negotiation. The Corn Sale to Hungary was resolved smoothly because Corn and other grains Are exempted from the condition that wheat sold to the soviet bloc must be carried in american ships where available. The Commerce department wednesday approved the $1,929,-384-shipment by issuing a License for its Export and a spokesman for Cargill inc., big Minneapolis Grain processing and shipping firm said the Corn will be shipped soon probably from an East coast port. Involved Are 30,000 Long tons of corny about one third the a big lift moves ahead King offers meeting with of planned schedule Ben Bella Marrakesh Morocco apr King has san n offered today to meet algerian president Ahmed Ben Bella a anywhere and without prior conditions to Stop bloodshed Between the two North african nations. At the same time the Youthful Monarch appealed to Ben Bella to quit what he called undermining of the moroccan regime. Hassan told a news conference he is making no prior conditions on a meeting with the algerian chief of state to Iron out All difficulties Between the two nations. Shortly before the King addressed newsmen his Headquarters said new fighting had broken out around the saharan Oasis of Hassi Beida. Moroccan planes sped into action to Ward off what was described As a major algerian attack. Hassi Beida is a watering place surrounded by Dusty Palm Trees in the disputed Border area of the Northwest Sahara. With bitterness Hassan ii recalled Morocco s help to algerian a we spared nothing during the algerian War for Independence from France. Referring to Algeria s sweep toward socialism Hassan said the algerian president a is introducing a dangerous virus into North african political y on ii footballer heats county Bear Rew a. Apr it was nearly dark. Football player Ken Woods 16, took the Ball in a pickup game and broke into the Clear heading for a touchdown. A dark form appeared in his path. Ken sidestepped it and continued across the goal. The form turned out to be a 350-Pound Bear a frequent visitor the past several weeks in this Mckean county town. Frankfurt Germany apr exercise big lift moved swiftly and efficiently ahead today with All indications pointing to completion ahead of schedule for the historic Airlift of More than 15,000 american troops from Texas almost to the Iron curtain. By 7 I Eastern Standard time 150 of the big four engine transports had brought 9,436 men of the 2nc armoured division to bases in West Germany and France. Military spokesman thought the bulk of the transatlantic ferry Job would be completed by to .�?some 63 hours after the first cl35 Jet took off from Bergstrom air Force base near Austin Tex. The army and air Force had set a 72-hour deadline for completion of the biggest Airlift in . History. The last of the 234 Airlift planes left Bergstrom base just before Midnight and headed for Germany at 600 Miles an hour. A smoothest thing i be Ever seen a said Brig. Gen. R. H. Safford. A a in a sure that in a tighter situation we can even beat this big lift s clockwork operation and assurances by top american officers did not quiet the fears of West German officials and greek poet wins 1963 Nobel prize Stockholm apr greek poet Giorgos Seferis was warded the 1963 Nobel prize or. Literature today. Seferis a 63-year-old Diplomat is the first greek Ever to receive a Nobel prize. The 18-member Royal swedish literary Academy said Seferis was awarded the 265,000 Crown $51,158 prize a for his eminent lyrical writing inspired by a deep feeling for the hellenic world of newspapers that the Airlift presaged a reduction of american troops in Europe. The worrying germans believe the United states will argue that it has demonstrated its ability to ferry Large numbers of troops Over quickly to meet threats of trouble and the 250,000 u. S. See it big lift continued on Page 14 amount the communists Are expected to buy and a Mere trickle when compared to the $250-mll-lion Worth of wheat whose Sale now appears clouded. In giving Advance approval of Grain sales to the soviet bloc president Kennedy stipulated that shipments be made on american ships when they were available. Last Friday the Commerce department exempted grains other than wheat from the requirement. Soviet officials Are Balking at the higher rates charged by american shippers about 20 to 30 cents a Bushel higher than foreign rates. This led to wednesdays luncheon at the state department although the United states had advised Moscow that the wheat Deal ceased being a government matter once Kennedy had cleared the Way for the sales. J ii ads Horn to 90 Pound to i ii or new York apr a 90-Pound Mother gave birth to quadruplets three girls and a boy at Columbia presbyterian medical Center last night. The Mother mrs. Rhoda Brecker 27, is 4 feet la inches tall. She and the babies were reported in Good condition today. The babies were delivered by caesarean Section. Mrs. Brecker had known she would have a multiple birth the Hospital said but had not known it would be quadruplets. Mrs. Brecker and her husband Martin have been married almost six years. They have no other children. The Mother resigned last Spring As a Brooklyn school teacher. The father is an attorney. His age was unavailable. A i feel wonderful a the new father said. Barry the traveler sets political Pace Washington apr advice from the White House cuts no ice these Days with sen. Barry Coldwater. But the political formula the Arizona Republican follows is in line with an unsolicited tip from president Kennedy. Coldwater a possibility for the gop presidential nomination next year has spanned the continent twice on a hectic two weekend round of speaking engagements. Kennedy said two weeks ago Coldwater could win the gop nomination but it would take a a trying seven or eight months which will test his endurance and his perseverance and his the formula is one that has made Coldwater a Champion among Republican fund raisers. He says it has acquainted him with Republican workers from coast to coast and he credits that for his showing in the Public opinion polls. Goldwater s travels have few of the trappings of a Campaign. He says most of his speaking dates from Massachusetts to Texas to California and Oregon were made Long before the Republican presidential pot began boiling. Coldwater says he s logged a million Miles for the Republican cause running up an air travel Bill that averages $10,000 a year. Amid talk that he is veering toward the Middle of the Road in the gathering Battle for the nomination Coldwater said once More that he Hasni to changed his ideas people Are just starting to pay some attention to them. A my Basic conservative philosophy remains the same a said Coldwater. He summed it up this Way a you make your Progress Best on the known and proven values of the most of the time the senator and his wife have been travelling alone or with Only one aide. But now he a thinking of sending out Advance men and taking along More help. The senator s political audiences have been receptive of not wildly enthusiastic. Much of the noise they make is stirred up by Youthful Coldwater fans. But Coldwater says crowds Man ship and polls done twin nominations and primary elections done to guarantee Delegate support. He Points to the Fate of the last conservative Champion to bid for the White House sen. Robert a. Taft of Ohio who lost the nomination to Dwight d. Eisenhower in 1952. Goldwater a travels usually Are weekend journeys or one night stands. And he insists they Haven t kept him away from his work at the Capitol

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