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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 26, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 2�?Bennington Banner monday september 26, 1966 around Vermont three die v iolent deaths Montpelier up a three persons died violent deaths Over the weekend in Vermont. Two were victims of Highway accidents and a Warren boy died in a barn fire. Donald w. Hanson 15, of Springdale Conn. Was killed saturday and another boy injured when their car left . Route 4 and turned Over in Hartford. Ralph c. Rounds 4, of Rutland died when he apparently stepped in front of a car on . Route 4 near the Rutland West Rutland town line Friday night. He was struck by a car driven by Mary Long of Hydeville police said. Stewart Gallagher 11-year-old son of or. And mrs. Clarence Gallagher of Warren died saturday night in a fire that destroyed a Large barn on the e. C. Wolford farm. Fire marshal Nelson Lay said spontaneous combustion ignited Damp Hay in the loft where the boy was working. State police said they found his body near a water tank where he apparently tried to climb into after being trapped. I Nion local rejects be proposal Burlington up a the Burlington local of the International Union of electrical workers due of the general electric co. Be missile and armament department has rejected a proposed labor agreement by the firm. The vote sunday was 123-44 to instruct their delegates to reject the compact at a meeting in Washington wednesday. The delegates Roger Paquette local 248 president and Harold French vice president will attend a conference Board meeting of other be locals to vote on the proposed three year contract. The current contract expires sunday. Paquette stressed that the vote by the local was 11 not a strike vote but an indication of How members Felt about the company s proposal which covers wages insurance holidays and other benefits. There Are 600 members of the Burlington local though Only 30 per cent voted. Vea weekend salary school set Montpelier up a the third annual joint salary school of the Vermont education association Vea will be held in Montpelier Friday and saturday. Unique in the East the school is designed to instruct both teachers and school directors in trends in teacher salary schedules state Laws governing salaries and methods of improving existing schedules. Charles Nichols Vermont state school directors association executive Secretary will detail fair employment practices and Weston Cate jr., executive Secretary of the Vea will outline professional procedures. Vermont development commissioner Elbert Moulton will deliver the keynote address a school and Community More than too teachers and school directors Are expected to attend the meeting. 128 pints of blood Given Here Burlington up a blood donations in Vermont and new Hampshire last week netted 857 pints in nine drawings. This was 400 pints below the total for the preceding week but officials reported today it was adequate to meet the current demand. The Mansfield Avenue red Cross blood Center in Burlington distributed 732 pints to the 62 Vermont and new Hampshire hospitals. Seventy three pints were shipped to other centers and hospitals As replacements for la twin state residents hospitalized outside the Region. The High draw ii g of the week was 194 pints in Burlington. The 10 pint goal As exceeded by Nashua . With 136 pints and Bennington wit 128 pints. Killed in v Iet rattle Burlington up a sgt. Louis e. Hines 31, of Burlington was killed while on duty wednesday in South Viet Nam it was Learned sunday. Hines died of gunshot wounds inflicted when his unit part of the first cavalry division engaged the enemy. Hines father of five left the University of Vermont last May where he was an Roth instructor. Over in new York area teen agers injured Friday Hoosick a four teen agers were involved in a one car Accident Friday on . 22 when the car in which they were Riding left the Road struck a pole spun around and skidded Down an eight foot embankment. Injured according to state police were Gerald Taber 19, of Eagle Bridge who was taken to Mary Mcclellan Hospital by the town of Hoosick Rescue squad and Linda Vose 17, of Bennington who said she would see her own doctor. Bernadette Lane 17, of 223 North St., Bennington Driver of the car was issued a summons for being an unlicensed operator and Dennis Bromirski 20, of Hoosick Falls owner of the vehicle was Given a summons for permitting an unlicensed operator to drive his car. Hoosick youth Hurt in mishap Hoosick a in an Accident sunday night about 7 30, two area youths were injured when the car in which they were Riding went off a dirt Road near West Hoosick. David Preble 18, of Hoosick and Robert Dean 25, of 108 Grant St., Bennington were taken to Mary Mcclellan Hospital by the town of Hoosick Rescue squad where Preble is in satisfactory condition with head and facial cuts. Dean signed his own release and was not treated. Rensselaer county Deputy sheriff Ronald Hasbrouck said the mishap which knocked off the Gas tank on the first Impact is still under investigation. Down in Berkshire award made for housing project North Adams a North Adams has been Given $1,350,000 for construction of too housing units for the elderly gov. John a. Volpe announced Here Friday. Immediate resumption of Urban renewal activities is expected atty. James w. Lilly executive director of the North Adams redevelopment authority said. 55,000 View fall foliage Parade North Adams a an estimated 55,000 persons witnessed the biggest Parade in recent history of North Berkshire at the 19th fall foliage festival Here sunday. In a new Competition this year for High school bands Williamstown it. Grey lock regional High school won first prize of $400. Whitingham High came in third. In the Young artists contest finals thursday night Christopher Finckel 17, of Bennington a student at Buxton school Williamstown won the second annual event and received the $200 award. The cellist is the son of or. And mrs. George Finckel. Weber Dies fared narcotics charge Stockbridge a Frederick r. Weber jr., 31, of Cherry Hill Road who was scheduled to appear in Lee District court today on six narcotics charges was found dead wednesday in a new York City Rooming House according to a report from new York City police. Identification was made by a brother William of Clayton . Officials at the mortuary said the death certificate was signed by the medical examiner but they refused to release the cause of death. His lawyer atty. Edwin f. Mclaughlin said Friday that mrs. Weber had called him and told him her husband was dead in new York. Runaway engine leads y Arden in w ild Chase Pope Paul i notes 69th birthday Ayer mass. Up a engine no. 1729 set out on its own sunday night and led Boston and Maine Railroad Yard officials on a to mile Chase before coasting to a Stop on an upgrade Here. Yardman at the East Fitchburg Yards spotted the general motors Road Delsel a going like hello and jumped in cars to pursue the runaway on nearby route 2a. The brakes on the freight engine with motors shut off during the entire episode were set when it slowed to a Stop on a slight upgrade. Officials said the errant engine was at the East Fitchburg Yards for a wheel inspection. The Engineer and fireman had left for supper. Venezuelan Dies at 132 Caracas up a Farmer Jesus Rangel died Friday in the Eastern venezuelan state of Trujillo. He claimed to be 132 years old and was engaged to be married. Rangel said to be the oldest Man in Venezuela first married at the age of 80 and became the father of five children. For Many years he was a widower then he met a 21-year-old girl in Valera several months ago and fell in love. He proposed and she accepted. He died before the wedding Date could be fixed. Maurice Garceau an off duty car inspector said he heard telephones suddenly begin to ring in the Yard office and looked out the window a and there it was going like the engine crossed from the westbound to the eastbound main line going against traffic. Towers to the West were alerted to hold trains. A switch Tower operator said the runaway probably never attained a Speed of More than 30 Miles per hour on the downgrade. Authorities investigated the possibility that children might have released the brakes while the engine was parked. The Bennington Banner telephones business. .442-6300 newsroom. .442-2800 advertising. .442-2684 the Bennington Banner is pub shed Dally except sunday and Legal holidays at 425 main St., Bennington vt., 15201 by the Banner publishing corporation. Members of United press International which is entitled exclusively to use Tor republication of All local news printed in this newspaper As Well As All up news dispatches. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery 10c per Day subscription rates by mall for 50-mlle radius and All Vermont 3 months $6.30, 6 months $11.70, i year $22.50 elsewhere in the . 3 months $7.00 6 months $13.00 i year $25.00 second class postage paid at Bennington. It. 05201 Vatican City up a Pope Paul i today marked his 69th birthday in apparent Good health and campaigning vigorously for peace in Viet Nam. A there is no sign that the Pope is tiring or that his concern Over the state of the world is wearing him Down a said one Vatican source. A if anything a he added a the awareness of the threats to world peace seems to stir him to greater born Giovanni Battista Mon Tinl on sept. 26, 1897, in the North italian town of concesion Pope Paul planned no special observances of his birthday. He has been concentrating fully for the past few weeks on a crusade of prayer for peace in Viet Nam and the world. An outdoor service in St. Peters Square oct. 4 a the first anniversary of his United nations visit a will Climax the crusade although catholics throughout the world were asked to offer prayers during the entire month of october. The Pope made the Call for prayer in an encyclical he issued one week ago urging statesmen to end the War in Southeast Asia a before it becomes too a we cry to them in gods name to Stop a he said in the impassioned message. The Vatican City newspaper Oss Erva Tore Romano made it Clear the Pope shared the . View that negotiations must be Quick and unconditional. In a Sermon sunday Pope Paul also asked the faithful to Pray for the Success of a we Klong Congress of theologians which opened Here today. The Congress is designed to fit the teaching of the recent Vatican ecumenical Council into 20 centuries of Church thinking and tradition. The theologians conference was seen As a response to the Popes concern and an attempt to fit the new teachings harmoniously into ancient Church tradition. Aside from his concern with the Viet Nam War he was Busy continually reviewing the evidence of experts on a burning Church Issue a birth control. A Long awaited papal pronouncement on whether the Church would ease its current ban on All artificial contraception had originally been expected sometime this fall. Sources now said it was hard to Tell when it would come but the Pope was working intensely on the subject and weighing contrasting views Given by a special papal commission earlier this year. Huy now. Save discontinued patterns Formica Only 49 so. 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