The Burlington Free Press from Burlington, Vermont on December 15, 1965 · Page 6
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Tht Burlington Free Preii WEDNESDAY, DEC. IS, 1M -' j Board Delays Settlement ol Wheeler School Land Cases Hie Burlington School Board idcrmcn for properly needed for Wanted:$20,000 DeGoesbriand Memorial Hospital Associates will hold one-day drive Thursday in effort to equal or exceed their $20,000 goal for 1965. Associates directors have divided themselves into two teams. Team captains Joe Allard, left, and Tom Crowley, right, join hospital volunteer Mrs. Robert Flanagan, and Dr. Richard E. Bouchard, Associates director, prepare for drive. Driving Under Suspension, Hit-Run Carpenter Fined $100 on Two Charges decided Tuesday it cannot take further action in throe land condemnation cases in Wheeler School expansion until it hears from City Attorney Angelo Can- nizzaro. On Sept. 7 the three property owners who refused to accept prices set by the Board of Al- Found Guilty An Elmwood Avenue carpenter drew a suspended 60-day jail sentence and was fined $100 in Chittenden Municipal Court Tuesday after pleading no contest to driving after his license IN BOSTON jjjfSN FREE M 24 HOUR INDOOR PARKING AT THE NEW HOTEL Ail rooms with Private Bath and T.V. Air Conditioning. Sensible prices, too! Write for brochure. FAMILY PLAN OPPOSITE the COMMON AVERY I WASHINGTON STS., HU 2 8000 See your friendly Travel Agent j was suspended and leaving the scene of an accident. Richard M. LaPlant, 18, withdrew an innocent plea prior to the start of jury drawing. He was accused of driving on North Avenue Nov. 6 and striking a 1956 sedan owned by Bruce A. Spaulding. In other plea changes before Judge Edward J. Costello: Albert C. Wasmus, 32, of St. Michael's College, a pianist in residence, was fined a total of $50 after not contesting charges of careless and negligent driving and operating without a license. A charge of drunken driving was amended to careless and negligent driving by City Grand: Juror Alan F. Sylvester. Wasmus was driver of a 1959 sedan which collided with a 1965 sedan driven by hotel operator George P. Handy, 51, of 1330 Shelburne Road, South Burlington. 5 THE NEW ( HA SM-9 DELUXE The Letter-perfect portable for Christmas giving... NEW IN CONCEPT A locked Segment Shift assures perfect typing alignment! NEW IN DESIGN Modern linear styling is especially appealing to students! TRADITIONAL IN QUALITY Precision built quality for which Olympia is world-famous! OLYMPIA PORTABLES TYPE BEST because they're built best! McAuliffe's Church & College Sts. Burlington The mishap occurred in front of the University of Vermont's Waterman B- JIding on Nov. 16. Robert E. McKenzie, 18, of Buell Street, a machine oper ator, was fined $50 after pleading no contest to driving without a license on South Winooski Avenue Nov. 20. A charge of leaving the scene of an accident was dropped by City Grand Juror Sylvester. Bernie Goodrich, 75, of Mal-letls Bay Avenue, Winooski, did not deny a violation of a law of the road charge and paid a $25 fine. Goodrich was charged with an accident at Killarney Drive and North Avenue Sept. 30. The charge was amended from careless and negligent driving. Fred G. Pulvain, 21, of Maple Street, was fined $15 after not denying a violation of a law of the road resulting from an accident at Williston and Hines-burg Roads in South Burlington Nov. 8. Paul F. Ploof, 35, a Colchester custodian, pleaded no contest to driving after his license was suspended and was fined $25. Ploof was stopped by Essex Junction police while driving on Pearl Street Nov. 8. Thomas J. Keefe, 45, of Mal-letts Bay, a maintenance man, was fined $25 after not contesting a careless and negligent driving charge on Oak Street Oct. 17. Dwight R. Crosby, 18, of Hyde Street, a student, was fined $15 after not contesting a charge of driving an unregistered 1953 sedan on Pearl Street, Essex Junction, Oct. 7. Memorial Dormitory PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island College has dedir cated a $692,000 dormitory to the memory of the late Miss Mary A. Weber, a member of the school's faculty for 28 years. Miiss Weber, who died last April, made an unrestricted bequest in her will to the college of $125,000, the largest ev er received by the institution. Crepeault Heads For Prison Again ST. JOHNSBURY Paul Crepeault of St. Johns- bury, recently released from Windsor State Prison because his legal rights had been violated earlier this year, appears to be heading back there. Crepeault, 20, was found guilty in Caledonia County Court Tuesday of setting fire to a $50,000 Wheelock summer home a year ago. Owner of the property is Furman J. Fick, an art instructor in New York City. State's Atty. Sten Lium of St. Johnsbury brought one witness to the stand, Robert Call, 17, who said he, his brother Ray mond, 15, and Robert Blainey, 17, were with Crepeault at the time of the fire. No Defense The defense offered no evi dence or witnesses and Superior Judge Natt L. Divoll of Bellows Falls gave the case to the jury at 2:05 p.m. They returned in 40 minutes with a guilty verdict. The court appointed counsel Ernest Goodrich of St. Johns- bury, has until Monday to file motions on the case; Judge Di voll will sentence the youth next week but the date hasn t been set. Tried Once Before The first time the state tried to prosecute Crepeault on the arson charge, Jan. 30, the case was thrown out of court because two 16-year-old witnesses to the accident hadn't been informed of their rights. Shortly after that, Crepeault was sent to Windsor after a conviction on a breach of p e a c e charge. Immediately after his release a few days ago, he was re-arrested on the arson complaint. Bottled Publicity NOIRMOUTIERS ISLAND, France (AP) Game warden Jean-Pierre Gaborit was strolling along the beach when he spied a bottle bobbing in the water with a note inside. The note, signed with the name Michael Lamb, was written in six languages but the message was the same: Spend your vacation in sunny South Africa. the Wheeler School addition agreed to allow the School Department to take their proper ty, although a price for it had not been set. A final price was established by a three - man arbitration board on Sept. 27, and -the School Board paid this price on Nov. 4 when it received the deeds from the city attorney's office, The property owners are now requesting that (he School Board pay interest on the money owed them from Sept. 12 when the School Department started demolition of the homes to Nov. 4. They also are asking payment of property taxes on the land from the date the board acquired it. Commissioner Gordon Lewis maintains that since the price for the land was not set until Sept. 27, asking for interest from Sept. 12 is asking for interest on an undetermined amount of money. He suggested that Cannizxaro come before the Board and explain his position in recommending that the board pay interest from Sept. 12. On the issue of property taxes owed the city, Lewis had previously cited a Vermont statute which states that the owner of an estate on April 1 of a given year is liable for taxes, regardless of later transactions, as legal grounds for the board's re fusal at the Dec. 7 meeting to pay back taxes on the property. Board Chairman John Hayes said Patrick Leahy, assistant city attorney, had advised him that the statute does not apply in this case. Lewis said it could have been a case where the lawyers made an "honest mistake" and didn't arrange to pro rate taxes. But, he continued, the property owners were willing to wait for arbitration to get more money and that they could use a part of it to pay the taxes. "We need in get hard-nosed about the legal counsel we get from the city, or get our own counsel," Lewis said, The board had moved last week to return the tax bills to the city attorney's office. Further action was deferred until Cannizzaro could appear before the entire board and explain his recommendations. The board upheld its previous policy of providing supervision during lunch period for children who live a mile or more from school and in inclement weather for those living three-fourths of a mile away. School principals are studying the possibility of providing Aid for Santa LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP)-A helicopter which takes Santa lunch time supervision for oth-k i shPP'" centers would cr children who want to bringing hfm unable lo make jts their lunch to school, such as ifl,ghl !ast wockend becaus of those whose mothers work, SaidP?r vis,,bi'it A LltJ School Supt. William Keough j Scvcral hundrcd c h 1 1 d r c n H it's worth while caring were waing at a shopping cen. for these kids, It'g worth wile acT0SS t0Wn ,rom the Mu payhig for it, he said. i nictpal Airport. 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