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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 16, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 14-Bennington Banner thursday september 16, 1965 article on in St treasure Iii it. Appears Middlebury a the search for hidden treasure on South Mountain in Bristol vt., which has mystified hundreds of a a prospectors for almost two centuries is described in the current Issue of Quot Yankees Magazine by a Middlebury College graduate Curtis b. Norris. The article is the result of an interest kindled in 1951 when As a Middlebury senior Norris climbed the Bristol Peak with the Aid of two guides to see for himself the holes Cliffs empty shafts and natural caves a a relics of broken dreams a which scar the Mountainside. The tale is a familiar one to vermonters. But it is one which never ceases to whet the a a armchair dreams of would be a get Rich quicker so who yearn for a divining Rod to Tell them where on the Mountain the legendary spaniard named Degrau and a Crew of workmen buried More than 200 years ago a Hoard of Silver they had mined in the summer but had to abandon because of a indians and wild in the article Norris tells of the appearance in Bristol in the late 1700s, of Degraux a son then an old Man who had come Back to try to find the holed up treasure. According to the Story the younger Degrau As a Small boy had seen the Silver being placed in the Cave which had then been walled up with Flat rocks plastered with mud and covered with a coat of Moss. His futile efforts and those of hundreds of his successors Are described in the article which also tells of a a ghost Shaft into which years ago a Small boy fell to his death and beside which his faithful dog remained until he too died. Norris a former weekly newspaper editor in Massachusetts and writer editor for several aviation publications who is a contributor to a number of periodicals recently was appointed science technical writer at the University of Vermont. He made his Home in recent years in South Hanover mass. His Story in a a Yankees is illustrated by a picture of a Friend William Mcclintock of Salisbury vt., also a Middlebury alumnus who is shown standing at the rim of the 150-foot a ghost the draft speedy vehicle with All its 15 count them rockets in place the Wing foot express the world s first rocket powered car is loaded to break the record of 536.71 mph. The vehicle built by Walt Arfons in Akron Ohio must exceed 542 mph to set a new record under International rules. Up District .�?~12 meeting Strong republicanism i red to oui at creeping socialism by it r \ i. \ \ Ltd i. Us Pownal a the need for a Strong Republican legislature to combat a the creeping socialistic tendencies of the Vermont democratic party under gov. Hoff was emphasized wednesday night by chairman Ralph Howe or. Of Windham county at the third meeting of Republican District 32. Howe and co chairman Marcel a. Langlais of Bennington county presided Over the seven town session. Helen g. Upton of Windham county is treasurer. Howe called for Unity of concentration following the oct. 19 primary in working to return the two cop candidates chosen to Montpelier. A proposed 15-article Resolution of reorganization was passed with a minimum of discussion. John g. Newkom Secretary from Bennington county was in charge of drawing up the set of resolutions. He stressed its need for the effective and Legal working of the District. The four candidates seeking to represent District 32 were introduced by chairman Langlais. They Are mrs. Kenalene j. Collins of Readsboro mrs. Doris e. Rice of Searsburg Ira d. Whitney of Stamford and James w. Lounsbury of Pownal. Mrs. Collins said the committee should look for qualities in a candidate not Only on the basis of what they say they will support but on a what they have and can she said she had been working this week toward regional control for elimination of junked cars. With the removal of debris marring highways and grasslands and the conservation of lakes and Rivers mrs. Collins envisions Vermont As the a Parkland of the she feels . 7 is one of the critical sections of the states highways and should be High on the list for improvement. The candidate also favors economic development for Southern Vermont stressing the need for vocational technical schools to train Young people in the skills that will be required for the Pakistan geographically split but United Washington a geographically Pakistan is a politicians Nightmare. The uneven halves of one of the largest moslem nations on Earth lie separated from each other by nearly 1,000 Miles of hostile India. West Pakistan with its harsh deserts and mountains seems an Extension of Arabia. Flat waterlogged East Pakistan is a part of Monsoon Asia a a world of bayous swamps and Rice Fields. West Pakistan has 85 per cent of the nations land but less than half of the 100,762,000 population the National geographic society says. Ethnic groups vary from Light skinned pathans to dark skinned dravidian a. The population is 86 per cent moslem. West Pakistan s inhabitants speak mostly urdu and related languages. In the East they speak Bengali. Urdu and Bengali Are by no Means mutually intelligible but English serves As a Bridge. Despite their disparity West and East Pakistan Are linked by an overwhelmingly powerful land in the islamic religion. Basic differences Between is Lamandin Dias hindu Faith make it difficult for the two Peoples to work together for example hindus regard the cow As sacred moslem eat it the differences led to the division of the Indian subcontinent in 1947. The two Pakistan created out of partition form 365,528 Square Miles an area about the size of France and Spain combined. A Man does not live by geography alone a a pakistani government official told a National geographic correspondent. A Europe North America and South America Are natural units. But in All those continents individual nations have existed and grown since achieving Independence Pakistan has undergone several changes. It began its National existence As a Dominion in the British Commonwealth of nations then became a Republic in 1956 though retaining Commonwealth membership and a parliamentary government along British lines. In 1958, a bloodless revolt brought military Rule with Field Marshall Mohammed Ayub Khan As president. The Ayub regime introduced an electoral system of a Basic democracies a a Pyramid of councils based on the Village level. Ayub Khan s authority was confirmed by ballot in 1960 when he won 75,283 of a total of 78,720 a Basic democracies entitled to vote. In january 1965, he was again overwhelmingly elected president against a woman opponent a Fatima Jinnah. Pakistan came into being with by religious Bonds severe handicaps a the Shock claiming unused land by Long of population exchanges with in Range dam and irrigation pro Dia new National boundaries acts. The worlds largest Zirri thrust suddenly Aero is roads gation project was begun in West railways and Rivers and a Short Pakistan under a Pakistan in age of trained people. The new nation had Only two real assets a a highly motivated people determined to make a go of nationhood and the vast Cotton and a talk land of West Pakistan and East pakistanis paddies and jute plantations. Aided by foreign funds and technicians particularly american Pakistan has built hundreds of factories. It has been re la treaty to Divide the water Power of the Indus River and its tributaries Between the two countries. In the parched Indus Basin live some 40 million people mostly Farmers who till Small plots of wheat Cotton Rice sugar Cane fodder and fruit. Envisioned is a network of Broad canals and reservoirs that will hold More than a trillion Gallons of water. Kinetic sculpture a two lines temporal in by professor George Rickey of the Rensselaer polytechnic Institute has been purchased by the museum of modern Art in new York City. The 35-foot High moving sculpture is the first by Rickey to enter the museums collection. In 1961 and 1962 Rickey was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for a studies of the physics of motion us applied to creative americans reluctant conscript growing building trend in the state. Mrs. Rice in a humorous vein said a inasmuch As i come from the smallest town perhaps i should have the least to she explained that although she is not a Public speaker she would continue to a serve Well behind the lines and do her Best in the interests of not Only District 32 but of All Vermont. Whitney emphasized the need to get voters to the primaries. He also believes in a a slow Down to the socialistic trend in Vermont and is for improvement of highways and recreational development favouring a a pay As we go policy instead of a Large indebtedness. Lounsbury would support the proposed Bond Issue of $16 million for improvement of highways in Southwest Vermont As an immediate necessity for the Benefit of both residents and visitors referring to the fallacy and exorbitant Cost of the interstate Highway on the Eastern Border which has probably a benefited new Hampshire More than Lounsbury believes the need for vocational schools in this part of the state is vital As Well As development of forests and Parks but a control should be kept in Vermont rather than being allowed to slip away by use of Federal Matching funds. He claims the present administrations spending is a a ridiculous with Over staffing on High Levels. Recent replacement of qualified men was termed As a vicious playing of political regarding the Hoff Bill a to keep Small farms in business a Lounsbury claims there Are Many hidden innuendoes whereby future generations of Young Farmers would be burdened with Retro Active taxes. Following the candidates expressions of their views a question and answer period was held. The next meeting is scheduled for oct. 6, in Wilmington. Horne Extension unit opem in 11 sett St tit South Cambridge the South Cambridge Home Extension unit held its first meeting of the season at town Hall sept. 8. Mrs. Kenneth Hungerford chairman pro tem was in charge with mrs. Ralph Wildey vice chairman mrs. Sumner Lind Secretary and mrs. John Murphy treasurer. Mrs. William Mclnerney was refreshment hostess. The unit contributed toward the american Field service Exchange student fund and also placed a Book on Rug making in the Village Library in memory of a member the late mrs. Belle Welling. The next meeting will be oct. 13 at 2 . At town Hall with mrs. Mary Walsh hostess. Mrs. Hungerford will give the lesson on the care of floors. Anyone who wishes will be welcomed As a member. Hoosick Falls doctor celebrates his 89th Hoosick Falls . A or. Clayton e. Shaw Veteran doctor and citizen celebrated his 89th birthday wednesday at the Hoosick Falls health Center where he has been a patient for the past few years. Or. Shaw became widely known As personal physician to the late grandma Moses. According to his son and Daugh Ter in Law or. And mrs. Clayton Shaw jr., the doctors enjoys watching television and although he is confined to his bed much of the time he is Able to walk around and spends some of his time visiting with other patients. He has especially enjoyed his Many cards and greetings received. By Myron Feinsilber United press International for 25 years . Koch has Yeen a member of the Cleveland county selective service Board in the College town of Norman okla. He sees a lot of boys. He does not like what he sees now. A i done to know what has happened to the word a patriotism a says Koch. A but it sure Isnit in the vocabulary of today a every Day he is confronted he says with a pampered and overprotected youths who do everything under the Sun to get out of being he said the father of one threatened to kill him after the Norman Board drafted his son. Another boy got a deferment on the grounds his father needed him on the farm then married moved to another town and used the marriage As an excuse for deferment that was before president Johnson a executive order eliminated the escape via a a triage route in Georgia col. Harry Smith state draft director found the same pattern. A i personally have More Calls than in be had in two years from people wanting to know of they got Back in school would they have to go. They claim hardship or just anything. This thing has built since the Viet Nam War intensified. The thing is this particular War is w line oar Trade Washington up a three states accounted for More than one third 36 percent ofthe$358 billion total sales for the wholesale Trade in the United states in 1963, the census Bureau reports in its 1963 census of business. New York had $66 billion 18 per Cen California $35 billion to per cent and Illinois $29 billion 8 per cent. Now unpopular with the people As a United press International asked selective service officials in a spot Check across the country whether they were under increased pressure to Grant deferments. Despite All the news of destroyed cards and students halting troop trains despite the observations of Georgia a col. Smith and Oklahoma a Koch most officials said a american youngsters Arentt much different today from what they were a Quarter of a Century ago when it comes to patriotism a said Al Clarke a draft official in Chattanooga Tenn. With 25 years experience. A some boys Are a Little slow reporting but that a nothing in Louisville ky., Leon Seid Man chairman of Board 42, said a these kids done to like to fight somebody else a War. But As far As pressure is concerned i can honestly say we have received none. We have taken them from some of the biggest families in town the so called Power Structure and never received a Telephone in every Hometown every Young Man hears re Morse the son of a legislator whose father pulled strings to get him deferred the boy who faked a Back injury to fail his physical. These rumours false though they May be Are easily believed by boys who want to believe them. Then there Are the athletes symbols of muscular attainment who flunk their physicals because of a weak knee. This news disturbs a lad who never considered himself hefty enough to try out for the High school football team but is found Nels enrolment i a to Hoosick Falls . A final total enrolment at Hoosick Falls Central school has been refresher nurse f or nurses is Burlington beginning sept. 20, a program for refreshing and updating the skills of registered and practical nurses in the care of surgical patients will be offered by the nursing service department of the Mary Fletcher Hospital. Instruction will be provided by attending surgeons and physicians of the Mary Fletcher and the Degoes Briand memorial hospitals and by mfg operating room nurses. The program will begin at 7 30 . Sept. 20 in the hospitals Austin auditorium and will consist of 13 two hour sessions on consecutive monday nights. No Advance registration is required. Interested nurses Are requested to Register with miss Patricia Layden before the first course sept. 20. Listed As 1,483, an increase of 78 Over last year when enrolment stood at 1,405, according to Philip Leonard superintendent. An increase of 52 is seen in the total elementary enrolment and 26 in the High school division. Showing increases according to grades Over last year the individual Grade enrolment is listed As follows Grade 1964-65 1965-66 k 152 148 i 115 150 2 132 119 3 105 127 4 125 113 5 91 125 6 107 90 special class 26 33 total 853 905 7 109 118 8 95 104 9 94 108 to 86 81 la 74 83 12 94 84 total 552 578 healthy enough to serve his country. Annoying too for the boy about to be drafted is the statistic that approximately four out of every to men Ever Don the uniform. Most of those who done to serve fail to meet the military a physical mental or psychological standards. Others Are deferred until they be passed draft age. All of these factors gnaw at a boy who is about to be drafted. He feels he is being singled out and he does no to like it. Legal notices notice Public hearings notice is hereby Given that the wage Board for the hotel Motel and restaurant and tourist place Industry will hold Public hearings As follows Rutland City Council chamber City Hall monday september 20, 1965 Burlington City Council Cham Ber City Hall tuesday september 21, 1965 Montpelier room 9, state House wednesday september 22, 1965 All meetings Are scheduled for to . Until 12 noon or until All persons in attendance have to it Een heard. The purpose of these meetings is to hear any and All persons who May be concerned with employment in hotels motels tourist places and restaurants in order to enable said Board to make recommendations to the commissioner of Industrial relations relative to the promulgation of a minimum wage order for the several types of employment in said Industry to conform to the increase in the minimum wage As provided for by subchapter 3, chapter 5, title 21, Vermont statutes annotated As amended by no. 35 of the acts of 1965. All persons interested in or affected by this act As it pertains to the hotel Motel tourist place and restaurant Industry Are requested and urged to appear and to be heard. Robert v. Daniel Burlington it. Acting chairman hotel Motel i tourist place and restaurant Industry wage Board. Sept. 16, 17 notice to the taxpayers of the Bennington graded school District a rate Bill of the taxes for 1965 has been placed in my hands for collection As follows $8.23 on the Dollar of the grand list for graded school tax. I hereby demand payment of said tax and notify you that i will attend peanuts my es5ay? yes May am. I have it rl6ht Here. Hem a Bot i could t write a thousand words. I Only wrote eight. Detail Well yes i suppose i could have gone into More detail. In it Charles m. Schul. But with the kind of Summers i have it beet to try to f0r6et the details . In j Oil ii ii \ Marl i slipped on a a Quot yellow Quot i yes. I. Dithers a yes yes f in i Lii Mill j p whenever i ask you i St rvs a i am to a it Milton Ian ill Don t give a Pap what Quot they Call it. Works Gotto be done. Yol re elected. That All guardian i i

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