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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - October 27, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 2�?henning ton Banner wednesday october 27, 1965 around Vermont Utility to borrow $150,000 Montpelier up a the Public service Board has granted a Middlebury Utility petition to borrow $150,000. The Community Light and Power co. Said their business is growing to per cent annually and needs to expand. The company plans to build a $40,000 substation and retire an $80,000 debt. Funds allocated for guidance a the education department s school been allocated More than $52,000 in Montpelier up7 guidance program has Federal Matching funds. The Money is the state s share of More than $24 million of the National Advance education allocation. The funds up 20 per cent from last year will be used primarily for secondary school counsellor salaries and state level leadership activities. Recreation conference monday Montpelier up a the 23rd annual governor s conference on recreation will be held Here monday nov. I at the state House from 9 . To 4 . The conference luncheon will be held at 12 30 . In the Pavilion hotel with Stephen e. Baker chairman of the Vermont recreation Board As toastmaster and or. Harold Meyer educator author and Leader of recreation As speaker. Others taking part As speakers or discussion leaders include prof. Gerard Harrison of Springfield College Frank Dearborn Brattleboro superintendent of recreation Ralph Andrews Waldo Hainsworth new England representative of the National recreation association or. Fred Sargent and Malcolm Bevins of the Vermont Extension service mrs. . Brungart mrs. Eleanor Hilliard Adrian trembly Springfield superintendent of recreation and Parks Earl Lapierre and Augustus Zan Zig. Letters to servicemen project Woodstock John Alden chairman of the Vermont Young republicans has announced a Quot write a letter to a Serviceman in Viet Nam Quot project for the Young Republican organization. Quot i am ashamed and disgusted at the false impression created by a few members of the Radical left that the american people and particularly its youth Are opposed to our Viet Nam policy. I am even More appalled when i realize what effect these pea Cenik demonstrations might have on the morale of the american Soldier fighting and dying to uphold the principles of democracy in far off South East All Young republicans and All patriotic vermonters Are asked to write a letter now no matter How Short or How Long indicating that we Are with the boys in Viet Nam in our hearts in our spirit and in our prayers All the Way. To insure immediate delivery All letters should be addressed to Quot a Serviceman in Viet Nam Quot Box 427, Woodstock vt., from where they will be sent to the Public information officers of the 1st infantry division 1st air Mobile division and the 101st airborne division All units presently stationed in Viet Nam. Norwich paper judged a excellent Northfield the Norwich University Cadet newspaper the Guidon recently was awarded a first class rating by associated collegiate press. It is Given to College newspapers judged by the organization As being the Guidon was graded on Campus news coverage total Content department pages editorials makeup and typography. The rating makes the first such Honor the paper has received in recent years. Over in new York Rocky schools need sales tax w Syracuse a governor Nelson Rockefeller claimed Here tuesday that the state sales tax was essential to maintain the level of Quality in the states schools. In a speech before the state school boards Assn. The governor said that 45 per cent of the annual budget approximately $1,600,000,000, was spent on education in All areas of the state. The sales tax is necessary to help balance this budget Rockefeller claimed. Thruway mileage record due Albany a travelling on the gov. Thomas e. Dewey thruway is expected to set a record again this year according to thruway authority chairman r. Burden Bixby. The mileage records through the first nine months of 1965 show that 162,612,023 More Miles have been logged on the thruway than in the corresponding period in 1964, when a mileage record was established. Overcharge of students reported Albany a the new York state department of audit and control reported tuesday that students of the state University branches at Albany new paltz and Buffalo Are being overcharged for food and books. Charges for food at these branches and probably at All branches of the University could reduced to to 20 per cent saving the students As much As $500 in their College career the department reported. Prices charged for textbooks could also be reduced. State University president Samuel b. Gould announced that he had appointed a committee to study changes in the present system. Down in Berkshire owl owner has Day in court Williamstown a travers t. Auburn of new Hartford conn., was fined $10 by judge Samuel e. Levine when he pleaded guilty in District court tuesday of illegal Possession of an a domesticated Bird. Auburn was accused of being in Possession of the Bird an owl oct. 14, according to the complaint. He complained to the court that there was approximately $15 damage to his gun caused by the Williamstown police department. He was told to take up the matter with police chief Joseph Zoito or. Winners donate funds Tounice North Adams a the United nations International children a emergency fund is $150 Richer because new England Tel. Amp Tel. Employees Here decided this week to give the unit their Cash award for the winning float in the fall foliage festival Parade. The donation was made at a party in the company lounge monday night for the 14 children who Rode the float. The winning float had the theme Quot rights of the town Hall construction set Williamstown a renovation on Williamstown new town Hall a the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity House townspeople bought for $35,000 last Spring a May get under Way before january. Town manager Leroy Picard said the project will probably go out for bids by nov. 15. Id cards guile a Cropper Pittsfield a the City a identification cards for people who Are old enough to drink but done to look it Are Selling As badly As hot buttered rum in july. The loth of these $2 photo bearing cards has just been sold by the City License commission. They have been available almost six months. Personnel department chided for Federal funds Economy two deaths tuesday brings yearns Highway toll to 127 Montpelier up a state education commissioner or. Richard a. Gibboney has chided the state personnel department for being too tight with Federal Money. Gibboney said the department sets pay Scales too Low in his it department to enable him to hire qualified people. The specific Case the commissioner is upset about involves the coordinator for Federal education. Act funds. The $1.7 Mil Gao requests postal moonlighting crackdown Washington up a the Post office department and the general accounting office Gao tre at Odds today Over an alleged abuse of sick leave by postal employees moonlighting As cab Drivers school teachers and custodians. The Gao in a report to Congress tuesday called for a crackdown on the situation which it said was costing the government $10 million annually in just eight Post offices. Singled out for special attention were Post offices at Boston and Worcester mass. Brooklyn and Long Island City . Philadelphia a. Newark . And san Francisco and los Angeles Calif. Of 192 Boston Post office employees checked by the Gao nearly half held full time or part time outside jobs. The report said some had submitted medical certificates for sick leave but had worked on their outside jobs during the time they were out. Jobs held by Boston postal employees with sick leave records Quot indicating possible abuse be required to give details of their outside employment. But the Post office replied later that it had investigated the alleged abuses and found Quot no substance to the charges in the overwhelming majority of the cases reported by the Boston postmaster Ephraim Martin said that he had Quot tightened up our sick leave policy in the past eight or nine he declined to comment further on the report. Worcester postmaster John b. Howarth said he had not been notified officially of the report and Quot want to comment until i receive an official the Post office department added that the latest available published figures from the civil service commission show that the National sick leave average for postal employees was below that of the Federal government As a whole. The Gao said its investigation showed that workers in the eight Post offices had taken an average of 4.3 to 5.5 hours of sick leave for every too hours work compared with nationwide sick leave average of about 3.5 hours. The report said Gao investigators found that 161 employees of the Brooklyn Post office had taxicab licenses As of june 30, 1963. They also visited nine Large direct mail firms in Brooklyn and found that four of them employed 24 employees of the Brooklyn Post office. In Philadelphia the report said investigators found that 28 Post office employees held jobs in state liquor stores during 1963. Of these the report said 25 had records indicating Quot possible sick leave in san Francisco investigators found that a regular mail Carrier who went on duty at 5 . Also worked full time from 5 . To i . As a janitor. The employee the report said took 13 Days of sick leave in less Tolian a year and worked at his outside Job on 12 of those Days. The Bennington Banner telephones business. .442-6300 newsroom. .442-2800 advertising. .442-2684 the Bennington Banner is pub shed Dally except sunday and Legal holidays at 425 main st., Bennington vt., 05201 by the Banner up bushing corporation. Members of United press International which is entitled exclusively to use Tor republication of All local news printed in this newspaper As Well Asau up news dispatches. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery 10c per Day subscription rates by mall for 50-mlle radius and All Vermont 3 months $6.30, 6 months $11.70, i year $22.50 elsewhere in the . 3 months $�?T.00 6 months $13.00 i year $25.00 second class postage paid at Bennington it. 05201 full service banking a Man needs full service banking when he has the responsibility of a Home car and full service at the Vermont Bank and Trust company Bellows Falls Chester Brattleboro Rutland Bennington Manchester member Federal Deposit insurance cooperation especially for the Hunt of Johnson Hunting jackets $22.50 Johnson Jac shirts with St Ca double shoulder Johnson Hunting pants j12.95 Johnson Hunting shirts 7.95 Burt Bros. Lion state allocation carries $17,-000 for administration. The personnel department has set the salary Range from $7,300 to $9,100 a year and Gil it Boney sees $10,000 to $12,000 As More realistic and competitive. The coordinators salary will be paid for entirely with Federal funds. Quot personnel suggested we hire a retired person but i done to think you can build a vital program with people whose vitality and health Are not what they were years ago a he said. He said he is going to Appeal the salary level. Montpelier up a Vermont a Highway death toll stood at 127 today with the death of a 57-year-old Barre woman and a Bellows Falls teen Ager tuesday. Last year at this time 106 persons had died on the highways and by the end of the year a record 131 persons had been killed in Highway collisions. Dead Are mrs. Robert Barret and 15-year-old David m. Kathan. Mrs. Barrett wife of Emile Barrett a Blind Man died tuesday night at Barre City Hospital from internal injuries. Police said mrs. Barrett was struck by a car while Cross ing the Street in front of her Home. The Driver of the car was identified As mrs. Rose a Sayers 41, also of Barre. The Kathan lad died while in route to Mary Hitchcock memorial Hospital at Hanover after suffering severe head injuries in a one car crash tuesday afternoon. Police said the boy was a passenger in a car driven by 16-year-old Clark r. Bumford of Grafton. Three other youths in the car were not seriously injured when the car smashed through six guard posts and hurtled off the Highway and Over an embankment. The boys were Cross country teammates and were returning from a track meet at neighbouring Springfield when the collision occurred. Fillet sole 79 halibut Steak. 75 oysters six a 1.39 walkers food Market Quot for All your travel needs consult s travel Agency inc Quot Over 75 years of unexcelled travel services everything pertaining to travel in Bennington use our special Telephone service at no Cost to you. Ask the operator for Enterprise 6859. Outside of Bennington Call collect 663-3864 or 663-3018 Phoenix professional building 24 Stath strut North Adams mass. 11 a. To you save during our a Anni Verset we re offering savings never before heard of. Come in open an account Sale riday distinctive decorator table lamps 6 card tables chair covers Honey Tweed rugs Scain Back Reg. $69 �?T49 automatic record player 49.95 5 pc. Chrome and plastic Dinette 30m x 40�?� x 48&Quot table Oil Heaters 89 round blonde cocktail tables 4.89 throw rugs pastel colors Cottons nylons 1/3 to piece Maple divan outfit Admiral refrigerator 158 2 pictures 3 tables 2 lamps sofa chair Rocker 27�?� discontinued models end 9 x 12 Stair Samsonite linoleum carpet Luggage tables rugs $3.89 to 25 off 7.95 5.39 furniture co. 519-525-529 main Street Bennington phone 442-5346 a open Friday evenings

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