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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 20, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner tuesday september 20, 1966 around Vermont no reports on phone co. Sale Montpelier up a Public service Board commissioner Ernest Gibson says he has heard no new reports on the Sale of Western Telephone co. To a Large Independent Missouri firm. Gibson said monday if Western decided to sell its assets it would have to first petition the Board for authority. The commissioner said that whenever to per cent or More of a company s assets Are sold during a year permission must be sought from his Board. However Gibson added that Western which serves about 2,500 subscribers in the Richmond Bridport Charlotte area could sell the controlling interest to the Continental Telephone co. Of St. Louis without prior authority. Michael Mack of South hero is the major stockholder and general manager of Western. The company has been ordered by the pub to conduct a full scale study of its equipment and operating practices following three Public hearings earlier this year on complaints from customers of inadequate and poor service. Retardation Grant received Montpelier up a Vermont has received a one year mental retardation planning and implementation Grant. Mental health commissioner or. Jonathan Leopold said monday the . Public health set vice Grant made provides for the creation of an office of mental retardation planning and implementation and also authorizes the hiring of a director to head the project. The director will have the responsibility of implementing four priority items contained in the governors advisory committee on mental retardation report. He will try to get legislative support for new programs for retarded persons generate regional interest in those programs combat the manpower shortage in mental retardation services and develop a uniform method of reporting and data collecting for the use of All agencies in the state serving the mentally retarded. Second fire suit filed Burlington up a a second woman burned in a May 27 fire Here which killed three others has filed civil suit in Chittenden county court against the owner of the building. Hope Garfield 61, of Burlington filed the suit against Jean nine Hardy also of Burlington claiming the Blaze was caused by a Short circuit in a wire installed Between the third floor ceiling and fourth floor without proper inspection and permit As called for in City Law. Mrs. Garfield also said she suffered first and second degree Burns when she became trapped in her room because she was unable to open screen windows. A 5750,000 suit has been filed against mrs. Hardy by Gilsom Ina Desorbe 23, who was also burned and injured in the fire. Her suit contained similar allegations. I Lead masters elect Montpelier up a the principal of Bellows free Academy of St. Albans Donald g. Pierce was elected president of the Vermont headmasters association monday. The association also voted 45-22 against a proposal to change the organization s name to the Vermont association of secondary school principals. Also elected to office were Charles Davis of Bellows Falls vice president. Glenn Fay of Burlington William timbers of West Rutland William Towne of Arlington Carroll Hull of Richford and Raymond Mason of Jeffersonville As members of the executive Council. Sailor drowns acc Dently Burlington up a funeral services for Seaman Robert e. Morin jr., 20, will be held Here tuesday. Navy authorities said Morin was returning to his ship the .s. Passumpsic after Liberty in Long Beach calif., when he apparently tripped and fell off a pier and drowned. Officials said the youth was found Friday morning following a two hour search by scuba divers. The Navy is investigating the incident. Morin is survived by his parents mrs. Stella Morin and Robert e. Morin or. Of Burlington a sister and a brother. Over in new York computer moves in at rpm Troy a As part of an expansion of its $1.5 million computing Laboratory Rensselaer polytechnic Institute has added to its new ism system-360 Model 50 computer a Large Core memory storage. It is the first such unit to be installed in any College or University in America ism reports. The Large Core storage designated los by its manufacturer. Not Only makes available faster retrieval of information but increases the Core Money capacity of Rensselaer s computing Laboratory by eight times. Essentially the new component will be used by Rensselaer for scientific computations in various research activities. The new component has a memory storage capacity of 1,048,576 characters. In computer language four characters comprise one word a word being a fixed unit of information. From the los four characters or one word can be retrieved in eight millionths of a second. Physically the los looks like a six foot High a a to shaped Box. It is valued at $315,000. Arsenal seeks machine workers Watervliet a Watervliet Arsenal is seeking to hire production machine operators to meet continuing demands being placed upon the installation by military requirements in Southeast Asia. The position pays a starting wage of $2.37 an hour. To qualify for the jobs applicants will be required to pass a written test designed to measure their learning aptitude and their ability to perform the duties of the position. The tests will be conducted on a weekly basis. Applicants must have had six months experience and or training in operation of one or More Metal working machines and have included the use of precision measuring instruments and working from blueprints. Flea Market set in Schenectady Schenectady a the women of St. Georges Church Are again sponsoring an annual stockade Flea Market saturday for a the furthering of their Good and prudent beverages and homemade food will be on hand during the Flea Market which is held at the parking lot of the episcopal Church Green Street at ferry Street. Dealers from upstate new York and new England Are expected to exhibit their wares. Down in Berkshire claims be encourages strikes Pittsfield a John h. Callahan chairman of the due general electric conference Board charged monday after resumption of negotiations in new York on a new contract that gets attitude toward Iuey a collective bargaining program is encouraging strikes. He said that Only 17 of the 70 proposals concerning contract language have been responded to and six of these were a barely Callahan has called a conference Board meeting in Washington d.c., sept. 28 for a vote on acceptance or rejection of the be contract. He has said rejection will be tantamount to a company wide strike. Fair opening draws 4600 Hancock a Berkshire county fair opened monday with most of the agricultural exhibits in place and judged. Attendance was 4,600. The racing handle was $282,684, which is $114,000 More than the first Day last year. Inc reaffirms decision to permit rail merger conservationist of year Richard Brett of Middlebury Center receives Vermont conservationist of the year award at second annual conservation recognition banquet held in Montpelier saturday night. Award was presented by rep. Robert t. Stafford As mrs. Brett looks on. Appeal made to pres. Johnson in Effort to save a amp la Montpelier up a residents of Vermont s Northeast kingdom communities served by the financially troubled St. Johnsbury and Lamoille county St. A amp la freight line say they appealed to president Johnson to intervene with the interstate Commerce commission acc to keep the service in operation. The action follows the line s petition to the inc to abandon its 97 mile run from St. Johnsbury to Swanton across Northern Vermont. The line s lawyer Jacob i. Goodstein of new York has requested a special meeting for sept. 29 Here to determine whether Vermont and some shippers Are willing to loan the St. A amp la $600,000 As one Way to keep it running. Thomas Lynch of Middlebury special rail counsel to the Vermont Public service Board said today he s optimistic that some plan can be agreed upon to keep the line going but added much depends on the willingness of the Railroad to make detailed proposals. Goodstein said the meeting s prime purpose might be to see if there is a serious intent to keep the line running through liquor prices May be Cut by new Massachusetts Law Boston up a gov. John a. Volpe has taken executive Steps putting into immediate effect a new Law which May Cut the Price of liquor in Massachusetts. The governor monday at pub delays a phone Cut off key decision a Montpelier up a Public service Board chairman Ernest Gibson says a decision on whether new England Telephone co. Will install Cut off keys on their service monitoring equipment has been delayed by As much As one month. Gibson said monday after a meeting with the company s Vermont general manager William French of Burlington that the company was studying other alternate possibilities to the cutoff key. Installation of Cut off keys which would Cut out the service monitors at the same time the operators switches out of a Long distance Call was recommended in a special report conducted by the new England utilities commissioners. Gibson said French indicated the Cut off key system would be a financial Burden and that the company would like time to find the most efficient and economical Means to handle the problem. Modern statistics London up men in victorian i5v2 years of bearing children the age of 52, a englis Hwo times spent their lives and died at a women luncheon was told Here tuesday by Dame Patricia Hornsby Smith. Today she said the average English Mother spends three and one half years bearing children and has a life expectancy of 78. Cached an emergency preamble to the so called affirmation Bill which he signed sept. 8, the measure now takes effect immediately instead of after the Normal 90-Day waiting period. The Law requires liquor distillers to affirm that they Are Selling their products to Massachusetts wholesalers at the lowest Price at which they Are offered to wholesalers anywhere in the country. The alcoholic beverages control commission will hold a special hearing thursday to consider a proposed regulation which would implement the new Law. Volpe said in a special message last july that the affirmation Law would lower the Cost of liquor to the state s wholesalers by about $12 million. This $12 million was reflected in higher liquor retail prices the governor said and Massachusetts buyers consequently made Many purchases across the new Hampshire Border where the prices were lower. Vulpe estimated the state is losing about $2.5 million a year in liquor taxes because of purchases lost to new Hampshire retailers. He said the affirmation Law would help Cut the difference Between Massachusetts and new Hampshire prices and reduce the amount of lost taxes. Committee named to seek gym head Burlington up a an eight Man committee has been named by University of Vermont president Lyman Rowell to seek a successor to or. Robert Slater Dean of the College of Medicine. Slater last week announced his resignation to become executive director of the association for the Aid of crippled children in new York City. Or. John Maeck chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynaecology will Lead the search for a new Dean. Slater is expected to leave at the end of this year. Lur graduate Are in demand learn Whilt you earn Beauty culture a Vining o daytime Couris Ava Laili j Tunu flip Nina area free one week t advanced styling instruction at the Bruno advanced school of famous hair design. We accept transferees licensed by . State department of education. Approved for veterans and War orphan training. Troy school of Beauty culture 86 congrats St., Troy nests. As 2-5144 by voluntary subsidies along the terms of a proposal suggested by James Laurie of East Orange n.j., a consultant to the pub. Laurie last May suggested the St. A amp la might be kept operating if the Vermont legislature agreed to help finance a loan of about $600,000 for Bridge repairs and the Purchase of four new locomotives. Goodstein said if an agreeable plan cannot be arranged a abandonment is absolutely the line is reportedly losing $100,000 a year. Goodstein asked Lynch to Call the meeting to determine if shippers and the connecting carriers will actually provide the Money to strengthen the line the state would arrange for the Purchase of new locomotives and the Railroad unions would voluntarily freeze wages. Laurie also suggested that concessions by the unions shippers and Railroad workers for two years might get the line Back on its feet. Pub chairman Ernest a Gibson said monday he did t know whether the state would be willing to buy new locomotives valued at $135,000 each and this would depend entirely on the legislature. Washington up a the interstate Commerce commission acc has reaffirmed its decision to allow the Pennsylvania and new York Central railroads to merge sept. 30 but has had second thoughts about Protection it allowed three competing lines. The inc monday let stand its april 27 order approving the Penn Central merger into the largest Railroad system in the world. At the same time it reopened the proceedings for further hearings on protective measures for the Erie Lackawanna Delaware amp Hudson and Boston amp Maine railroads. Monday s order denied the petitions of More than 20 railroads and other interests who had argued for a reopening of the entire Case originally filed March 9, 1962. The inc found a no cause for the further reconsideration rehearing further hearing or further argument Quot of the entire Case. It suggested in a 42-Page report ordering new hearings that modification of the initial indemnity provisions for the three railroads might be desirable. The three seek inclusion in either the Penn Central or the pending Norfolk amp Western mergers. It also allowed the Norwich amp Worcester Railroad co. To seek inclusion in the new Haven Railroad system. The original Penn Central merger order included a condition that the financially floundering new Haven s freight and passenger operations be included effective dec. 31, 1966. The Norfolk amp Western railway co. And Oscar Gruss amp son a minority stockholder in the new Haven also were permitted to intervene at the new hearings. No Date for the hearings was set. In addition the inc ruled that in the event the Erie Lackawanna Delaware amp Hudson and Boston amp Maine were denied inclusion in the pending Norfolk amp Western merger each would be allowed to file a supplemental petition for inclusion in the Penn Central merger. The petitions could be filed within a year. The merger will eventually produce annual savings of at least $80 million for the applicant the inc said. A this Benefit alone is of no Small Factor of Public interest when we consider the applicants financial situation during the past decade and the fact that they like the rest of american Industry Are not assured of continuous operations at the 1966 level Quot it said. To postpone consummation because of the present High level of economic activity it said a gambles unnecessarily and unjustifiably with the future of these lines and to Weir ability to Render essential but it recognized that a a substantial amount of traffic could be diverted from the Erie Lackawanna Delaware amp Hudson and Boston amp the new hearings will decide to what extent the three railroads should be indemnified for any permanent impairment of capital values caused by diversion of traffic to the merged company. 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