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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 14, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner saturday september 14, 1963 Eastern states exposition open today until sept. 22 West Springfield Gates at the Eastern states exposition opened at 8 . Today on the greatest show in the 42-year history of this regional institution dedicated to the advancement of agriculture Industry education and the entertainment world. More than a half million visitors Are expected to see the show in the nine Day period ending sunday sept. 22, and what they see will include one of the finest collections of livestock state and International exhibits youth activities and big name entertainers Ever assembled inner England. Entries in All sections of the expositions livestock show registered cattle sheep goats and poultry a Are More numerous and varied than any of the past two decades. In addition the Eastern states horse show has been extended from four to five Days sept. 18-22 to make it bigger and better than Ever. This is also the year of the expositions first International fair with the United states and several foreign countries joining forces in a major Effort to promote world Trade. Hub of International fair1 activity will be the huge better living Center where both foreign and Domestic business firms annually display their products. Each of the six new England states puts its Best foot Forward with a building full of colourful and interesting exhibits on the Avenue of states always Amene the most popular of All exposition attractions while nearby Sto Rowton a the shows own new England Village a contains an outstanding creative crafts and Hobby display. Highlights of the youth program include daily contests demonstrations and activities involving hundreds of youngsters from 4-h and future Farmers of America organizations throughout the Northeast a Junior music festival bringing High school bands from new England and new York for concert appearances in the court of Honor and the presentation of scholarships totalling $6500 to deserving High school graduates in the new England states. Headliners at the entertainment level will include the famed regimental band massed pipers and Highland dancers of the Black watch Royal Highland regime there from Scotland to open a 64-City North american tour with three performances in the coliseum on the 14th and 15th. Their first show will be witnessed by new England a six gov enors among other dignitaries. Tennessee Ernie Ford and the new Christy minstrels top the list of stars to appear in the coliseum the 18th through the 21st. 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And like hundreds of others like yourself you will select the very finest you can possibly afford. Folks who choose us have told their friends that we go even further. See for yourself. Migrants continued from Page i that he left the placement of workers in different quarters up to the workers themselves or a heir Leader. He said the Apple Harvest itself places heavy demands on his time leaving him Little Opportunity to Check How the workers had arranged themselves. Holmes did not have his Crew records with him when interviewed but estimated there Are 49 people including children under his Wing. The main problem of housing he said concerned five married couples. Because of the single Kitchen arrangement at the new building the couples Are unable to Cook for themselves As they would like to do. Thus he said they were placed in the old House considered by or. Humphreys As sub Standard. This building has its own Kitchen. The 39 others in his Crew mostly single Are housed in the new building. There is also one couple with six children housed there he said. The Crew Leader said All of the buildings 16 units Are occupied though the number of persons in each varies Between two and four. The present arrangement however is such that it would be difficult to House any More people in the building he indicated. Holmes did say that if he had double deck bunks he could probably re group some workers to open up some units for use by additional occupants. But he doubted that the reshuffling could be carried to the Point where All the married couples could be accommodated. Even if this could be arranged he said the problem of the couples cooking for themselves would remain. Holmes said he had nothing to do with the workers reported to be housed in the two barns. The circumstances of these were not immediately determined. Holmes said that with a a Little fixing up the old House where the married couples Are would be quite comfortable. He said the plumbing and one of the heating stoves in the House need repairs. Or. Humphreys said Friday morning he would be contacting states atty. R. Marshall Witten regarding Legal Steps to be taken in connection with the already condemned building. Bennington briefs Circle 3 of the first methodist Church will have a meeting and White elephant Sale monday at 7 45 . At the Home of mrs. Charles Harrington of 924 Gage St. Miss Beth Burke daughter of or. And mrs. John Burke of pleasant Street has gone to Albany n,y., where she is enrolled in the freshman class of the school of a Ray technicians of Albany medical Center. She is a 1962 graduate of Bennington Catholic High school. Cora b. Whitney school Parent teacher group will meet monday in the kindergarten room at 8 . Police chief Edward l. Silver and Village trustee Ormal Pierce will be guests. Topic of the evening will be a child All members and those interested Are invited. Municipal court special meeting tuesday questions and answers about planning a Manchester youth was arraigned in Bennington municipal court Friday on charges of taking a Rifle and a revolver dating Back to the civil War Era from Alldene the Home of miss Mary Beckwith a great granddaughter of president Abraham Lincoln. Because he had no attorney the court entered not guilty pleas for James Pierson 21, who was charged with breaking and entering and grand larceny. Pierson will be arraigned again after he has consulted an attorney court officials said. No bail was set and he was held in Bennington county jail. The youth was arrested wednesday by Manchester police who said three of four stolen guns have been returned to their owner one of three living descendants of the civil War president. At a special municipal court session Friday afternoon Donald e. Casterlin 20, of Middletown n.y., was arraigned on charges of breaking into the Home of Foster Colvin of Manchester sept. La and taking a Rifle and a pair of binoculars. Acting judge John p. Morrissey said the court would enter not guilty pleas for Casterlin on the grounds that he was a minor without Legal counsel. The court had not been Able to find an available lawyer Friday afternoon to represent Casterlin Morrissey said. Morrissey set bail at $1,000 on the breaking and entering charge and at $200 on the larceny charge. Editors note Bennington selectmen have warned a special town meeting for tuesday at 8 . At which voters will be asked to approve the expenditure of funds for the development of a comprehensive plan for the town and its three villages by the Bennington regional planning commission. Presented Here is Basic information about the proposal prepared by the commission. Violence continued from Page i Gressmen who Are truly representative and who Are not elected because negroes Are not allowed to vote. A applause burst out and chairman Edwin e. Willis d-la., ordered police to remove the demonstrators. Earlier police tossed dozens of Young demonstrators out of the building at the Start of the afternoon session. Four of the 59 who went to Cuba june 25 and returned two weeks ago were questioned during the troubled Windup session. When it was Over Willis told newsmen he believes the demonstrations w Ere communist inspired. A a that show they operate through fronts a Willis said. A the big boys who done to show up Are the boys who organize these Willis who also was presiding when two Days of riots marked a committee hearing i Sanfrancisco in May 1960, told newsmen the latest trouble was not much different in the hearing room. But he said the violence that erupted outside the hearing Insan Francisco was far worse. Willis said an organization called the progressive labor movement was the key group in organizing the demonstrations. He said his subcommittee a which has held periodic hearings since last Spring to determine whether . Travel regulations and foreign agent registration Laws should be stiffened a will conduct More inquiries later. But he said testimony on the cuban visit has been completed. It. Pub rules for in Newport electric Case Montpelier apr the Public service Board dismissed today a petition by citizens utilities co. Of Newport seeking to have Vermont electric Power co. Velco transmit new York Public Power to Newport. Citizens serving some 7,000 residential customers in the Northeast kingdom claimed it was the Only one of Vermont a 32 utilities receiving no help from Velco in sub transmitting the state purchased Power from the St. Lawrence Niagara projects. The pub said in its Long awaited decision a the ultimate conclusion of such demands if the Board were to be consistent would result in the gradual absorption by Velco of substantially All electric transmission facilities in the state now owned and operated by the other electric a budget terms Noveck Shultz inc Fife 411 main St. Shop downtown por better Vali i i m Bennington it. Dial 2-6926 extra Bonus double womb Green wednesday and saturday 736 main Street the pub refused to approve a stipulation under which Velco would take Over the Newport Utility a 50 mile Highgate Newport line. The terms called for Velco to buy the Highgate Richford portion for $545,097 and lease the Richford Newport facilities for $271,753. A a new investment by Velco of More than half a million dollars requires More than a possibility that facilities thus acquired May become part of a future development of electrical service in the Northeast the Board said. Velco under contract with the state brings in state purchased Energy on its Grid system supplied by the Power authority of the state of new York and transmits it to major distribution centers for redistribution by the local utilities. Velco is cont rolled by Central Vermont Public service corp. And Green Mountain Power corp. Citizens owns about four per cent of the Grid system. Heil Urich school it cos hoi Lith is into fresh milk Shaftsbury a fresh milk and hot lunches Are once again available to youngsters at the red Brick school for retarded children school officials have reported. Mrs. Madelyn Green school nurse and the schools lunch and health committees All agree that milk at mid morning and a Good meal at noon helped the children to stay Well and learn More last year. The milk and lunches Are available to All students whether or not their parents can pay Tho costs. The program is Holpp a by Federal surplus foods but the lunch committee reports that they can always use surplus local Garden produce. Q. What is comprehensive planning a. Comprehensive planning begins with an accumulation of data about the Community. The trends and directions indicated by these Are Analysed in terms of problems and opportunities. Then on the basis of these certain directions Are established for the Community and measures needed now or in the future Are listed to reach those goals. Overall the plan provides a framework for the orderly growth and development of the Community and is designed As an action program for the Protection of existing Community assets both Public and private and for the development of More of these. Q. What is the value of planing a. Giving immediate urgency to the need for local planning is the state Highway departments plans for a Bennington bypass of . 7, construction of which is scheduled for 1968-69. Highway department officials have Given assurances that local proposals for the bypass route will be recognized but they must be presented by next july i if the department is to maintain its schedule for surveying right of Way acquisition and other preliminaries to actual construction. If the Highway department were to be the sole determining Agency for the bypass route it would be primarily thinking Only of the route that would Best and most economically solve traffic problems. The location of the bypass however will affect Bennington in Many ways All of which would be taken into account if a local planning Effort were made. The feelings of individuals and groups affected by the bypass would have a direct bearing on the commissions final recommendations. Thus a locally determined bypass route would be much to our advantage and would be one of the More tangible benefits of planning. In the commissions View there Are other though not so easily provable benefits by following a Well considered plan land is developed for its most suitable use the result is land and buildings that have or retain a High tax value. The recognition of present and future traffic problems and the development of measures to assure efficient traffic circulation add to the usefulness and value of property and mean a More attractive Community to live in. Recognizing present and future needs for Public unit Loties and facilities and establishing a financial timetable for providing these is a Way of assuring the most for the tax Dollar. By planning ahead needed facilities Are in the right place at the right time and at the most reasonable Cost possible. Q. What will be covered by the proposed comprehensive plan a. While there will be an Overall plan for the town the three villages will retain their individuality. Each of these will have its own plan and action program developed in detail within the framework of the Overall plan. It might be noted Here that the word a a regional in the commissions official name is a Little misleading because Only a single town is involved. Its use however is in keeping with the state a regional planning statute which enables two or More towns 1960 Falcon 2 or. Sed., Rah stand. Trans. M195. 1960 Corvair 4 dr., stand. Trans., r amp h m195. Liggett b0sw0rth sales a service North Bennington Road Bennington it. Cities or villages to form joint planning commissions. Formation of the regional commission was authorized by voters of the three villages in 1962, and this year by the town. Selectmen and the trustees of each of the villages agreed to each appoint two representatives to the commission the selectmen were to name two from the a a outside town. In addition it was agreed the selectmen would name a third representative a at named by selectmen from the a a outside were Thomas Foster of Monument Avenue Extension and f. Ellwood Allen of Airport Road Robert e. Cummings or. Of 304 Washington ave. Was appointed the representative at Large. Bennington Village trustees named Oscar Fienberg of 332 Elm St. And Robert l. Hagerman of 311 main St. Old Bennington trustees named t. Garry Buckley of it. Anthony Road and Loyal r. Nash of Fairview Street. North Bennington trustees named Lawrence f. Powers and Arthur e. Wickenden both residents of that Village. The commission elected Buckley chairman. A of q. What will the preparation of a master plan Cost a. Total Cost of the program will be about $25,500. While the municipalities involved could finance All the needed funds on a local basis the Federal �?o701�?� program so called would provide two thirds of this or $17,-000, and the commission feels this Opportunity should be grasped. The remaining third or $8,-500, however must first be authorized by the municipality. It is this amount being sought at the special town meeting tuesday. Application for the Federal funds is made through the planning division of the Vermont development department. The division administers contracts Between the Federal government and the town and its consultant. The towns and villages share of planning program costs would not actually be paid until near the end of the two year program. It is the commissions Hope a and telephones bus i be a a.4 43-63 00 be min Roo in.443-3 800 display advert a in.443-3684 the Bennington Banner is published daily except sunday and Legal holidays at 439 main St., Bennington Vermont by the Banner publishing corporation. Member of the associated press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication to All local news printed in thin newspaper As Well As All a news dispatches. Homa do Ivory by Warrior and Mofor do Ivory 7t per Day subscription rates by mail so i. Radius and All v Ermont Mon. $435-6 Mon. $8.00-1 or. $15.00 elsewhere in the . 3 Moa. $4.35-6 Moa. $9.00 a i or. $17.50 spacial Rotas for Sarvi Caman this has been discussed with selectmen a that in those two intervening years the town May find itself with some surplus funds which can be set aside for the planning program. Thus Only a portion of the $8,500 May have to be borrowed and this could be repaid Over several years. The net effect thus May be Only a Small increase if any in the present tax rate. A of q. Done to Federal funds mean Federal control a. Only in seeing that certain standards Are met. The Federal government does not participate in any Way in the development of the plan or its conclusions or recommendations. A representative of the state planning unit does sit in on meetings with the local planning commission and its consultant but Only to see that the minimum number of meetings required by the �?o701�?� program Are held and that the planning funds Are in fact being used for that purpose. Q. Why have a planning consultant a. Because of the Large amount of technical information necessary for the development of a comprehensive plan the commission believes professional assistance is a not Only will a consultant assure a competent result but he will move the program Forward on a sustained basis. Lou a Levine says. Clip this and tack it up at Home or on a bulletin Board. W Bennington �?T63- 64 Public school schedule and holidays graded or. High and High schools teachers meetings. Aug. 30 schools open. Sept. 4 Vermont education Assn. Convention. Oct. 17-18 vet Day. Nov. La thanksgiving recess. Nov. 27-dec. I close for Christmas vacation dec. 21 Jan. I inclusive schools reopen. Jan. 2 Winter . 15-23 Good . 27 Spring . 18-26 la schools 12 ring 6767 Bennington 63-�?T64 parochial school schedules and holidays graded schools and chs schools . 3 teachers Institute and teachers . 17 a 18 All saints . I veterans . La thanksgiving . 28 amp 29 Christmas . 23�?Jan. I new years . I mid Winter . 17�?21 faster . 25�?26 Spring . 20�?24 ascension 7 graded schools 17 chs 14 chs 17 compliments of Bennington Bell laundry amp cleaners the Best Way a in info not. To. 441-nts

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