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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 13, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 2�?benn in ton Hanger Luo Day september it 9fui around Vermont Fayette trial set for september Montpelier up a . Attorney Joseph radian says sen. Frederick Fayette a Burlington who is under Federal indictment for alleged influence peddling will go on trial during the september term of . District court in Montpelier. Radigan says that As far As he knows the trial Date will be set this term which opens wednesday afternoon. Fayette has been free in $100 bail since july 27 when he pleaded innocent to Federal charges that he had participated in a $3,000 Deal in an Effort to influence the appointment of a St. Johnsbury postmaster in 1963. A second figure in the Case Fred a. Flint 74, of St. Johnsbury who was arraigned with Fayette and also pleaded innocent died recently. Fling was accused of paying the $3,000 to Fayette. Two shot acc Dently Hardwick up a state police officials said today the shooting of two Young persons Here sunday was accidental. Two other persons escaped injury when a .22 Caliper pistol fired twice while they were sitting in a car in the Yard of the Alphonzo Bellavance Home. Admitted to i Ardwick Hospital with two Bullet wounds in her right foot was miss Elinor Reil of Craftsbury. Gary Williams 16, of Woodbury was treated for a minor Finger injury. Authorities said Williams and miss Reil were sitting in the front seat of the car and the pistol discharged As Williams picked it up from the floor to unload it. A second couple miss Sandra Bird and Dennis Bellavance were sitting in the Back seat and were not injured. Students recreate historic trek Northfield up a a group of Norwich University cadets plan to recreate an historic 40-mile hike today when they Start the trek from Norwich to this Central Vermont Community. The hiking members of an Roth Mountain and cold weather training program in counter guerrilla activities will retrace a March made by 14 cadets in 1866 when the University was moved from its founding Home in Norwich to Here. The original group left too years ago today and arrived in Northfield a few Days later. Although the University was founded in 1819, it moved Here after a fire destroyed its main dormitory building in 1866. Be leases space Iii Winooski i nods i up a the general electric company has leased More than 100,000 Square feet in the american Woolen Mills building Here according to c. Herbert Ridgely general manager of gets missile and armament department. Renovation of the area to adapt it for use As a materials Center is currently under Way. A number of operations now being conducted at the main Plant near Lake Champlain will be located in the Winooski site. Initial occupancy is set for mid october with the move completed by the end of the year. Malloy suspends son s License Montpelier up a his father May be commissioner of motor vehicles a but David m. Malloy 25, of Georgia has lost his right to drive anyway. Commissioner James Malloy monday suspended his son s License for 45 Days As a result of his conviction aug. 30 in Chittenden District court in Burlington on a careless and negligent driving charge. Over in new York Arsenal personnel i ttoh500 Watervliet a Watervliet Arsenal will add 80 new temporary employees to its production Force during september As orders resulting from requirements of . Forces in Southeast Asia continue to impose increased workloads on Arsenal manufacturing facilities. The current stepped up production Effort also has resulted in overtime work with an average of 600 employees now working saturday shifts. Col. Fred Hornet Arsenal commanding officer said some 500 temporary production machine operators have been added to the work Force since March i. Also 22 apprentice machinists entered upon their four year training program in july bringing Arsenal personnel to its present strength of 3,500. Dual life for new Church edifice Rensselaer a a new Church educational building the Climax of several years of planning by the Rev. Or. Carlyle Adams widely known pastor of first presbyterian Church Here and some laymen who shared his enthusiasm will be dedicated sept. 25, coinciding with the opening of the Rensselaer county 175th anniversary Celebration Here. It will serve As both Church building and neighbourhood meeting Hall. Scheduled to speak at the formal opening ceremonies at 4 . Of the $83,000 building Are mayor John ii. Warden and the very Rev. Edgar Holden o.f.m., Superior of the franciscan Mission House Here. Rabbi Samuel Blinder president of the capital District Board of rabbis has also been invited. Albany to have Hollywood bowl Albany a gov. Rockefeller has announced that plans Are being completed for construction of a 6,000-seat coliseum Type Amphitheater to be built next to the cultural Center in the South mall. The governor said the huge open air coliseum which is expected to be built within the next four years will be used for concerts plays and Public events. Quot it will change the face of Albany Quot he said. Down in Berkshire computer casualties Pittsfield a Pittsfield High school officials Are still working to straighten out a scheduling snafu that placed a Large number of students in the wrong course of study. Some of the students have been calling themselves Quot computer casualties Quot because scheduling was done this year for the first time by the Berkshire Bank amp Trust computer. Supt. Of schools James p. Reynolds has already recommended that pus go Back to its old method of scheduling. It was reported that More than too students were among the casualties. Pownal Man pleads innocent Williamstown a Alan h. Morrison 25, of Pownal pleaded innocent in District court monday to six charges stemming from a series of events in which the car he was driving reportedly rammed three other vehicles and finally plunged into the cozy Corner restaurant. Charges were continued until sept. 20 by special Justice Benjamin Apkin and Morrison was released on $1,000 bail. Cellist in Semi finals North Adams a Christopher Finckel 17, a cellist of Buxton school was one of the la Semi finalists chosen in the preliminary eliminations in the Young artists contest held sunday at radio station Wonbin connection with the fall foliage festival. Semi finals Are sept. 18. 184-Day school year set Dalton a students at Dalton Public schools and Wah Conah regional High school will have 184 Days of classes this school year three More than they Are accustomed to it has been announced. Gibboney selects special assistant one pc would Purchase Survey gives Hayes slight Edge bloc of Canadian Power Montpelier a education commissioner or. Richard a. Gibboney who has been placed on Quot probation by the state education Board monday named a Windham county school superintendent Daniel of Connor 36, of Wilmington As his special assistant. Of Connor will act As a Deputy commissioner to Gibboney. It is no secret his Job will be to help mend fences in areas where the Board thinks Gibboney has been weak in his first year As commissioner. Daniel of Connor the action follows the revelation last week that Gibboney had been Given a Quot Lack of confidences vote by the Board in Early july. As the Story emerged it became Clear that Gibboney had been fired by the Board at one Point but that the vote had been rescinded at a second secret meeting when two members who had been absent said they would not go along with the original vote. In the end it was decided to put him on Quot probation until january when a thorough review of his administration will be made. Of Connor will be paid $15,000 As Gibboney a assistant. Gibboney himself makes $18,000. Mondays action came after the state Board All but threw the sole responsibility for the appointment of the assistant into the commissioners Lap. Earlier it had told him it wanted Quot to be involved in the final decision. At the special meeting however of Brien and Kristensen made Clear they wanted the Burden of proof to be on Gibboney to pick the Best Man for the Job. He would get credit if of Connor is Good a and the blame if of Connor is bad. Fairbanks and mrs. Miller wanted the Board to make the appointment saying that Way the assistant would feel he had the boards backing. After an hour Long debate the Board decided to Quot share the responsibility and vote whether to endorse Gibboney a Choice. It made Clear during the debate however it would Back anyone Gibboney wanted to appoint and that the real Choice would be his. As Kristensen put it Quot there a a lot hanging on this for him Gibboney and i want him to have Complete Freedom to pick the Man he wants to work although it was known some superintendents favored of Connor Gibboney a decision came As something of a Surprise. Other education groups in the state had leaned toward Newton Baker of Waterbury a former director of certification in the department and it was expected he would get the Post. An aide to gov. Philip h. Hoff in fact last week Quot leaked to the newspapers word that Baker had the Quot inside Edge for the Job. Of Connor comes to the Post with impressive credentials. Pleads innocent tog Rand larceny Springfield up a a 25-year-old Andover Man has pleaded innocent in Springfield court to a charge of grand larceny in connection with the theft of guns timepieces and other items Worth More than $1,500. Mario Arrau was arraigned monday before judge Palmer Ais Worth and released on $1,000 Ball. The Case has been continued and Ais Worth was expected to discuss the matter with Windsor county states attorney James Wright to see if the Case will be turned Over to Windsor county court for a probable cause hearing. Child a death ruled a Highway fatality Montpelier up a the death of a Montpelier girl who was struck by the family car while playing on the sidewalk in front of her Home last Friday has been ruled a Highway fatality. Aleyshia Bressette 4, daughter of or. And mrs. Joseph Bressette was playing at the foot of the driveway when the emergency Brake of the car parked on the Steep driveway slipped. He received his masters degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1959, and had completed All of the course work toward his doctorate. In his five years As superintendent of the Windham Southwest District he undertook a recruitment program that raised the level of his staff from the two year College group to a majority that have Bachelor and masters degrees. Last year he was Given a $3,-000 raise by his Board a the largest Given any superintendent in the state. The Windham Southwest District is composed of the towns of Halifax Readsboro Sears Burg Stamford Whitingham and Wilmington. Brattleboro up a James Oakes of Brattleboro counsel for the Vermont new England Power corp. One pc said today that a proposed Quot letter of intent will be submitted to Hydro Xebec officials wednesday for a massive bloc of undeveloped Power in Labrador. It is believed that the corporation will Purchase the entire 1.2 million kilowatts for substantially less than the originally suggested prepayment Price of $300 million. Oakes said the latest engineering reports have resulted in a readjustment of the final Cost figures of the Power. The Price of the Power in Vermont and its resale Price to other new England states also is unknown. Originally the figure of .4 cent per kilowatt hour was mentioned As the Cost at the ver Mont Canadian Border. Also included in the Power Deal would be about $65 million Worth of transmission facilities from Churchill Falls in Labrador to the Southern Vermont Border. One pc composed of Public electric cooperatives and municipal Light companies was organized following the rejection by the 1966 legislature of gov. Philip h. Hoffs proposal to create a non profit tax exempt corporation to import the Power. Montpelier up a a Survey of the town of Salisbury in Addison county Long considered one of the Best political barometers in the state a indicates that Republican gubernatorial candidate Thomas l. Hayes will take 52 per cent of today a primary vote in his race against Richard a. Snelling. The poll conducted by St. Michael a College mathematics department chairman or. Vincent Naramore also shows the voters in Salisbury Are 3-1 against Snelling s proposed state sales tax. Salisbury incidentally has a record of picking a Winner in both state and National elections since 1952. In 1954, the town predicted Republican Joseph b. Johnson would win the general election for governor with 70 per cent of the vote. Johnson took 72 per cent. In 1958, it picked Robert t. Stafford for governor and he won. And again in 1964, it predicted that the Johnson Hoff team would win in Vermont 2-1 and that show the voting turned out. On other topics residents also predict a Hayes Hoff tilt in november could be an even 50-50 contest. The poll gives Snelling less than a 40 per cent Chance of besting Hoff. Time to change shop Oneida Lynn Eckhardt school of modern dance registration Manchester Quot lasses sept. 16th. .1-6 . Weston &Quot.lasses-sept. 17th.ll . 4 . At the norwegian american shop. Or Call 1-362-1379 anytime. 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