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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - October 31, 1963, Bennington, Vermont Cloudy warmer variable cloudiness and not so Cool today High in mid-50s. Same tonight with Low in the 30s. Friday increasingly Cloudy and warmer. Yesterdays High 48 Low 30. Today at 7 ., 33. Sunset 4 46 . Sunrise tomorrow 6 29 The Star Alcyone in the pleiades is 541 Light years away from Earth. Bennington Bennington Vermont thursday october is 1963 Anner weekly founded in 1841, daily 1903. No. 19,322 7 cents reapportionment suit ends expect �?T64 decision Burlington apr a three judge Federal court has completed hearing Vermont s reapportionment Case and a decision will be handed Down in Early 1964. The . Supreme court decisions in the meanwhile on other reapportionment cases Are expected to provide guidelines for the Vermont Case. The hearing ended yesterday afternoon after atty. Gen. Charles e. Gibson or. Ended his defense. He was assisted by Hilton a. Wick of Burlington attorney for the committee to defend the Vermont Constitution a group of Small town legislators opposed t o reapportionment. The suit was brought by t. Garry Buckley of Bennington. His lawyer was a. Luke Crispe of Newfane. Buckley and Crispe Are co founders of the v e a Mont Independent party. Judge sterry r. Waterman of 4 Apollo shots eliminated by space Agency Washington apr the United states is taking a Detour in its space route and Hopes it will be a shortcut to the Moon with about $50 million less in toll charges. It eliminated wednesday four flights from the Apollo program a flights in which a Low powered Saturn rocket would have carried two astronauts into orbit aboard a stripped Down Apollo spacecraft. The flights were scheduled to begin in 1965. Skipping this step will mean a nine month delay in the first Orbital flights of Apollo astronauts. The next flights Are to be the orbiting of the full three Man Apollo teams in a Complete Apollo Craft with a More powerful rocket system Saturn i a in 1966. A spokesman said the space Agency feels that by concentrating on the stripped Down program the United states has a better Chance of putting a Man on the Moon by the target Date of 1970. The National aeronautics and spa administration said the action would save some $50 million and help it stay within its stripped Down budget for this fiscal year a $5.35 billion. St. Johnsbury chairman of the three judge panel noted As the Case closed that the . Supreme court will hear arguments on other state reapportionment cases nov. 12. Those arguments and the comments of t h e justices May provide some new guidelines for the Vermont Case Waterman said. And for that reason water Man gave attorneys for both sides until nov. 27 to file main Legal briefs. He gave them until dec. 13 to file their answering briefs. Waterman said there Wasny to much Chance his court would hand Down a decision before feb. I when the legislature is expected to meet in special session in Montpelier. The defense testimony yesterday was highlighted by comments from two legislators from Small towns republicans Samuel a. Parsons of Hubbardton Austin t. Foster of Derby. Rep. Arthur Simpson a Tyr it Donville was on hand to testify but was not called. Parsons is a defendent in the see court continued on Page 12 racing commission finds five guilty Montpelier a the Vermont racing commission today issued findings in the cases of three trainers an owner and an owner Trainer suspended earlier this month by the Board of stewards at Green Mountain Park in Pownal for violations of the commission s racing rules and regulations. Owner Lee Raymond Barker was found guilty of failing to properly protect the horse a big Droutha a from the administration of prohibited drugs and was suspended and denied the privileges of the track for go Days oct. 4 through dec. 2. The violation came on sept. 27 when big drough was the Winner of the first race. Trainer Alfred a. Dunbar was found guilty of failing to protect the same horse and was also found guilty of possessing prohibited drugs and equipment. He was suspended denied the privileges of the track and his trainers License revoked. Trainer Victor Falzone was found guilty of a Gross negligence Quot in not better protecting the horse a Bobbi Mahoney Quot on sept. 26, and was also suspended his privileges denied and his License revoked. A Bobbi Mahoney Quot won the first race on sept. 26. Trainer Robert j. Mcnally a was found guilty of violating Section 532 for suspicion of possessing prohibited drugs and equipment Quot the commission said. He was suspended and denied track privileges for 30 Days oct. 3 through nov. I. Owner Trainer John Spencer was found guilty of failing to properly protect tile horse a Chan Manlea Quot on sept. 27, and was suspended and denied track privileges for 30 Days oct. 3 through nov. I. Chan Anlea won tile sixth race on sept. 27. The commission said it had met oct. 21 to consider the rulings of tile stewards and to conduct hearings with the persons involved. New Jersey spy John William Butenko 38 an american electronics Engineer cleared to handle top secret material sits in the Rutherford n j office of . Com in is is Oner Theodore h is Aras Early yesterday awaiting hearing on espionage charges Hail was set at $100,000 pending Federal grand Surv action following his arrest by the Ehi in e Inglewood \ j last night As he met w Ith an employee of Torg soviet sponsored Agency handling e s russian Trade relations a photo soviet spies will be sent Back Home by i a. United nations n. Y. Apr the United states is expelling three members of the soviet . Delegation after accusing them of a spy plot with another russian and an amen some . Troops will be dirt leaving Viet Nam for Home Torto apr americans top military commander in South Viet Nam said today at least 1,000 of the 15,000 american troops in Viet Nam will be on their Way Home within two months. The statement by Gen. Paul governor May reset Deer Hunting season Montpelier apr gov. Philip h. Hoff says p r a sent drought conditions May prevent the Deer season from opening on its s c h e d u i de Date nov. 9, but he added ii e will seek to have the Rifle season extended if there is a de Lay. Hoff noted at a news conference yesterday he has authority to reset the Deer season within a Given year. He said he could Issue an executive order that the season would begin nov. 23 and proceed through dec. 8. A yet if the drought period continued deep into t ii e month of december i could not extend the season into late january 1964,&Quot the chief executive added. Hoff said that if the Woods can t be opened before nov. 9, a i will see that the Rifle Deer season is extended and it will include the customary three weekends. If sufficient time remains following the closing o f the Rifle Deer season there will be a Bow and Arrow the Low and Arrow season usually precedes the Rifle s e a son. These decisions would be made after consulting the fish 4 game department and Board. D. Harkins made in Saigon to a correspondent of the stars and stripes was in line with a White House announcement earlier this month. The White House said after an inspection trip by defense Secretary Roberts Mcnamara to South Viet Nam that 1,000 american military personnel who have been training vietnamese troops probably could be withdrawn by the end of this year. Harkins told the stars and stripes a Victory in the sense it would apply to this kind of War is just months away. A there wont be any Victory parades As such a Harkins said a because there will be sporadic incidents for a Long time to come. But i can safely say that the end of the War is in communist guerrillas routed a 120-Man company of crack South vietnamese special forces 140 Miles Southwest of Saigon tuesday. The guerrillas killed 20 of the government troops wounded 30 and were believed to have taken 15 men prisoner including All three american military advisers with the company Secretary Mcnamara and Gen. Maxwell do a Taylor chairman of the . Joint chiefs of staff reported after a visit to Viet Nam last month they believed the need for major american involvement in the War there w Ould be ended by december 1965 Hinn it Lerstang it a Iii is mar algerian cease fire Bamako. Mali apr the cease fire in the algerian Moi Ocean desert War does no to take effect until Midnight Friday and already the two North african neighbors disagree about what they be agreed to. Algerian president Ahmed Ben Bella and King Bassan ii of Morocco signed the agreement wednesday night with emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and president Modibo Keita of Mali. Hassen and Ben Bella prepared to leave for their Capit Italy. Haile Selassie flew to Switzerland. Then ments resumed. The argue the zone to be evacuated by the moroccans was not precisely defined in the agreement. Algerian officials said it included Bassi Beida and find Job the focal Points of the recent fighting. The moroccans said the two outposts were not included and their forces would continue to occupy them. A commission of moroccan algerian. Ethiopian and malian officers is to determine the limits of the demilitarized zone. Legal Battle readied in Americus Case Americus a. Apr efforts to free five integration leaders from jail moved into a Federal courtroom today on petitions for an injunction against state county and City authorities. A Legal broadside in behalf of the Youthful prisoners held nearly three months is aimed at blocking further prosecution of charges or arrests or other interference with integration activities. Hearing the suits Are judge Elbert p. Tuttle of Atlanta chief judge of the 5th circuit court of appeals and dist. Judges j. Robert Elliott of Columbus and Lewis r. Morgan of Lagrange. Complaints filed by attorneys for the prisoners charge that officials entered into a conspiracy a to injure oppress threaten and intimidate four of the youths charged with trying to incite insurrection have been held without bail. The use of the states 1871 insurrection Law which carries a maximum penalty of death is without precedent in integration disputes. Jailed on this charge were Donald Harris 24, of new York a negro graduate of Rutgers University John Perdew 21, of Denver a Harvard student Ralph w. Allen 22, of Melrose mass., a student on leave from Trinity College and Zev Aelony 25, of Minneapolis former University of Minnesota student. The fifth prisoner is Thomas Mcdaniel 19, of Americus a negro. He is charged with riot unlawful Assembly assisting . Civil rights not a partisan Issue can electronics Engineer. Diplomatic immunity prevented prosecution of the three delegation members but the . Government demanded their immediate departure from the country. They were expected to leave today or Friday. The russian government was expected to protest the expulsion order and reject the espionage charge. A member of the soviet . Delegation claimed the Case was a provocation to prevent further improvement of .-soviet relations the three ordered expelled were Gleb a. Pavlov 39, an attache Yuri a. Roma Shin 33, third Secretary and Vladimir i. Olenes 37, identified Only As a member of the soviet delegation. Philadelphia apr president Kennedy told a democratic rally wednesday night in where racial tensions and the current election Campaign Are closely interwoven that civil rights is not a partisan Issue. He spoke at a $100-a-plate fund raising dinner in support of incumbent mayor James h. J. Tate who is seeking election nov. 5 to a full four year term. Tate has accused his Republican opponent James t. Mcdermott of a playing for the White vote a. Mcdermott denying the charge says Philadelphia a present social climate is a was bad As it can be Quot because of indecisiveness by Tate. Kennedy departing from his prepared text told some 11,000 gathered in convention Hall that civil rights a is not a partisan Issue or a Republican or democratic Issue. It is a matter of concern to All referring to his administrations efforts to obtain passage of civil rights legislation he added a and with bipartisan support and that Means republicans As Well As democrats we Are putting Forward legislation which is Strong just effective and reasonable to ensure All americans the rights and opportunities which they the civil rights problems facing Kennedy Are also being president holds news conference at 4 . Today new York apr the major networks will broadcast president Kennedy a news conference live on radio today and later on television via tape. American broadcasting co., National broadcasting co., Columbia broadcasting system and the Mutual network will broadcast the conference on radio at 4 . Est. Lbs and Abc television coverage will be at 4 30 . And abcs will be at 5 . Played out in miniature in Philadelphia and Are viewed by Many observers As the key Issue in the mayoralty Campaign Here. Negro demands for what they term fair practices in labor and housing have created a steadily increasing pressure which has erupted in recent months into occasional picket line violence teen age slash and run attacks and just last week rioting Over the shooting of a negro shoplifting suspect by a White policeman. Escape and assault with intent Bond is set at $12,000. These charges also were filed against Harris Perdew and Allen. Mcdaniel Harris Perdew and Allen petitioned the . Supreme court wednesday for help in gaining release on Bond. The petition was filed for them by the National association for the advancement of coloured people. It said a there is no basis for denial of reasonable Ball to these petitioners except to deprive them of their rights of Freedom of speech and no supreme court action is expected until state officials have submitted a reply to the petition. The arrests last August thwarted a month Long integration drive which included picketing of a segregated movie theater and Street marches. Hair flipping will Cost $2.50 Iii Windy City Chicago apr the Price of haircuts in Chicago starting nov. 18 probably will be one of the nations highest�?$2.25 daily except saturday when a clipping will Cost $2.50. The masters Barbers association. By a vote of More than 3 to i agreed to hike the Price of haircuts 25 cents the first raise in the Chicago area since 1959. An association spokesman said he did not expect any decline in the Barbers business because of the raise stating a it is the american Way to be neat and Lyndon won t be dumped in 64, says sen. Humphrey Washington apr sen. Hubert h. Humphrey said today a it is inconceivable Quot that vice president Lyndon Johnson will be dumped from the 1964 democratic ticket. Humphrey the assistant democratic Leader described As a unwarranted speculation Quot reports that he is a possible substitute Tor Johnson As president Kennedy a running mate in his bid for a second term. A it is inconceivable that vice president will not be renominated Quot the minnesotan said in an interview. A the has done a Fine Job and i am for Humphrey who is expected to Lead the fight in the Senate for Kennedy a civil rights legislation noted that Johnson supports this measure and has worked and spoken for racial Equality. This activity has diminished Johnson a popularity in the South where the former senator from Texas helped Kennedy win the presidency in 1960. But Humphrey said he does no to think the party would be any better off with some other vice presidential candidate either in the South or in the North. A we wont solve our problems by Tempo izing with them or substituting another candidate for Johnson Quot he said. President Kennedy made it Clear a year ago last May in a news conference that Johnson a will be on the ticket if he chooses to Johnson does choose to run. Kennedy a associates said Johnson a renomination is such an accepted fact around the White House that the president Hasni to even bothered to discuss it with the vice president. Airmen lost in Maine found in Good shape Millinocket Maine apr two Young airmen lost on a Hunting trip were found today but four other persons still were missing in Maine wild lands whipped by two successive storms. State police said Charles a Longs 21, of Weymouth mass., and Larry Baker 20, of Charles see earlier Story Page 2. City Iowa apparently were in Good condition. They disappeared tuesday while Hunting near Van Buren some 20 Miles North of Loring air Force base where Thev Are stationed. Young spooks even though Broomsticks Arentt showing this is a Case of witchery aset Hon of Young goblins makes practice run for halloween. The trick of this treat is in the a a fisheye Quot Lens which makes pictures with a perspective of Iso degrees a photo hitches Way travellers on the East Road Are startled when they drive past lady Gosford a Home. Apparently the old Witch has just Quot done in Quot of Punk Pinhead Punkin head cuts Wood Phillip Richard a student at Arlington High school created this interesting figure and installed it at the business end of the family saw on the East Road in Arlington. Staff photo Grimm

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