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May Start Monday Free Driver Training Course Offered at BHS This Summer Winoosld Firm Bids Low For Renewal Demolition MAY 10, 1966 TUESDAY Poge 13 BwdiAfto tima Ot Uk Ckuxpto mlaiion turn over tome $4,000 left from the current budget to the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission. According to the state law which pays for the course, it will be open to anybody In the state. To be eligible, a student must be at least 15 years old and have a learner's permit. One-half credit will be offered for the course, which consists of 30 classroom hours, six hours behind the wheel training, Chairman Frank Balch said Fire Board Names Fortin Drillmaster he would discuss the suggestion with the city's Finance Board Senesae' Wrecking Co. of Winooski submitted the apparent low bid of 168,000 Monday for the biggest tearing down Job In the city's history razing 102 buildings in the Champlain Urban Renewal Area, a massive project that may begin next Monday.

When the Planning Commission, acting as the urban renewal agency, opened bids at 2 p.m. Monday, the Winooski firm appeared to have underbid these: Poissant Wrecking at a hearing on next year's budget Wednesday afternoon. The money Is left from the sal and about 15 hours of observa tion, Fay said. The Board of Fire Commissioners has named Lt. Robert Fortin to a newly created post "We have been In touch with automobile dealers about providing the dual-control cars," as fire Department drillmas ter and promoted him to cap tain.

he continued, "and they have of Winooski, Stamford (Conn.) House Wrecking The new post is in line with A free, state sponsored course In driver education will be offered this summer at Burlington High School, according to principal Glenn M. Fay. Fy said a preliminary survey shows 250 students from BHS, Rice Memorial High School, and the city's two junior highs are interested in the Ix-week course. Federal Building For Essex Wins $295,000 Vote WASHINGTON The House Appropriations Committee has pproved $295,000 for construction of a federal building in Es-ex Junction, Vt. which will include office space and room for new post office.

The appropriation was sub-itantially less than expected, however, because the initial cost of the project, which would have taken a complete block, was set at $460,000. Recently, three of five property owners who would have been Involved, were told their property was not needed. The Bristol (Conn.) recommendations made by the r- "A t'i' A American Insurance Associa rv 'WiillSlp fAl ilii been very cooperative." Deadline for application is Friday, but Fay said there might be the possibility of extra sections. A student must enclose a $5 registration fee with ary appropriated for Lloyd Preseau, former city planner who became minimum housing inspector. In other action, the corn mission gave formal approval to an arrangement Hogan had worked out to provide extra police protection in tha nrban renewal area, where three fires broke out in short succession.

Off duty policemen art patrolling there and roving cruisers have been rerouted to cover the nearly deserted area where some 30 families still live, Hogan said. Cash, Checks Taken From his application, which fee will tion in its survey of city fire-fighting capabilities. Commission Chairman Dr. John Boardman said the commission also hopes to establish a training area, including a drill tower and a structure in which fires can be built for training. be returned at the end of the course.

Crane Service, $83,333. Urban Renewal Executive Director Arthur Hogan Jr. said the bid will have to be approved by federal officials and the Winooski firm will have to be checked out for its ability to perform the work, and after a 20 per cent bond is submitted, demolition in the 27-acre area could begin Monday. Demolition in the area be The course will run from July 6 to Aug. 13.

Fay also announced that enough students had registered for the high school's summer institute program to fill one or two classes in chemistry and one class in biology. Fortin will be in cbsrge of the Fire Department's training program. Boardman said he will spend two week in June observing the training program in Pittsfleld, Mass. Fortin, who lives at 210 Wood- tween Cherry and Pearl Streets is expected to be completed within 30 days after the May 16 "D-Day," and the rest of the The summer institute will be lawn Road, joined the depart only reason given was that area is to be cleared between ment in July 1948 and was pro the first time in Vermont a pub. lie school system has offered July 25 and Aug.

25. moted to lieutenant in Novem During the Monday meeting, credit courses during a sum' ber 1963. Zx Mt-A JC-V TV 1 The commission also has pro Gas Station Theft of $150 in cash and six negotiable checks from a safe at Bourdeau's Service Station, 219 Main was under Inves Commissioner William Wright suggested the Planning Com- mer session. The institute, free to all school children in the moted Charles H. LaBombard 11 "space requirements have been reanalyzed." The remaining two property owners In the block, William C.

Ledoux of 23 Lincoln St. and Harry A. Donahue Sr. of 7 Lincoln Place, said that federal officials would meet with them this week to discus! property acquisition. Good Deed Done from hoseman to Firefighter I Class.

LaBombard, who lives at 14 Strong joined the department in November 1958. tigation Monday and police were city who qualify, including those in private and parochial schools, will consist of six weeks of highly intensified study in seven subjects. Champlain's seeking a 40-year-old man for questioning. Both appointments were effective April 29. Doubly Fifty dollars is a considerable sum to a group of Boy Scouts and a troop could do much with such an amount.

Lt. Detective Robert Abare The proposed said thieves entered the garage office late Sunday or early Monday and wheeled a 750- foot building will house the Es Blood Drawing Nets 111 Pints Troop 23, Boy Scouts of America in South Burlington, pound safe into a rear room Boutin To Head Small Business Administration Champlain College students received a $50 check this week from the Town of donated 111 pints of blood at the Nature had just opened her buds and plants were beginning to peek from ground when Monday's sudden snowfall interrupted wonderous works of spring. It was cool, fresh, clean, and admittedly, beautiful, but unwelcome guest is out of season. South Burlington, but mailed Mansfield Avenue Red Cross Center Monday. The goal was it right back to Town Manag er Henry LeClair.

100 pints. where it was flipped over on the floor. Abare said the checks drawn on the Merchant's National Bank were all for $2S and were signed by one Wayne Blanchard, an official of the company. One of the checks was cashed Last fall, the scouts went Phi Theta Sigma fraternity Wrmont-The Only Place You from door-to-door delivering President Johnson announced Monday the nomination of Bernard L. Boutin, deputy director sponsored the drawing, with the annual town report.

The James Adams of 3 East sex Junction Post Office, and offices for the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Defense and General Services Administration. There are no government-c-wned buildings in Essex Junction. The post office is located In a building rented from Charles Petrie for $4,800 annually. Two other offices, the Extension and Soil Conservation Services, are rented at a cost of $3,427 annually. The post office, with 14 employes, will require 4,355 square feet and the Department of Agriculture, with 25 employes, will require another 3,250 square feet.

Essex Junction, as chairman. scouts performed a necessary service and could rightfully Wear Boots To Mow the Lawn of the Office of Economic Opportunity, to be head of the have kept the money. Small Business City To Distribute Surplus Foodstuffs late Monday afternoon at the. Country Store in Montpelier and However, they had done It as a community service and refused to accept pay. A i I s- tralion.

The President said Ber police there were seeking a man Government surplus commod ities will be distributed in the described as about 40 and wear, ing khaki clothes. The same I 1 Sffl person attempted to cash one trand M. Hard-i deputy 1 s-sioner of the extremely cold, considering the normal maximum is now 64. Monday's maximum of 43 was shortly after midnight, it was the lowest maximum ever recorded on May 9. The temperature dropped after that, contrary to most days when the highest temperature is during the daytime.

The weather bureau expected several more inches at higher elevations Monday night and into this Tuesday. The area may end with the record May snowfall. "Break out the overcoats" was the watchword of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures were 31 to 33. Vollkommer said that was kommer, meteorologist 1 charge at the weather bureau.

Vollkommer, driving from New York City Monday, saw greater amounts of snow around the Albany area than is here. Ten inches fell in New York State mountains; unofficially, the Green Mountains received 6 to 10 inches. There's only one consolation about snow in May. You don't have to shovel it. Monday's snowfall of almost two inches is second highest to the record total May snowfall of 1908 when 2.8 inches fell during the entire month.

Only one other May had as much as one inch, and that was in 1917, said James Voll- of checks at the First National Store in Montpelier but was Meter Maid Interviews Set Thursday Young women Interested In turned away. Internal Rev Queen City at Memorial Auditorium from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Welfare Director Walter Cor-belt said families whose last names begin with A-L will receive the commodities Tuesday and those from M-Z will follow Wednesday.

Entry into the safe was made enue Service, by using an acetylene torch and would succeed Boutin other tools found in the garage. Boutin as first becoming meter maids in Burlington will be interviewed at assistant to Sargent Shriver, di SPECIAL PRICES! rector ot tne antipoverty pro police headquarters by the gram. Board of Police Commissioners 'Unwavering' Decision Boutin is a 1945 graduate of at 7 p.m. Thursday. Abare said the theft occurred sometime after 8 p.m.

Sunday and was discovered by owner Forman Bourdeau at 7 a.m. Monday. The garage was entered aft St. Michael College and was Dupont Says Thanks, But No Thanks Chief Arthur J. Carron said Monday applications are still Interfaiih Women's Group To Seek Meeting Place for Senior Citizens valedictorian of his class.

He also holds an honorary doctor available but should be picked up and returned to his depart ate from St. Michael s. To Urgings To Continue as Mayor er a rear door was pried open. $3 59' BLANKETS RIO. 1.73 SWEATERS REO.

ISi ment by 4 p.m. Thursday. No Fishing Here has offered a room free for The department has six open about 3Vi months. as mayor, against considerable odds," Sumner said of Dupont. CRANSTON, R.I.

(AP) ings for the maids and the la-dies must be 25-40. Mayor Cain will be present. Five boys went fishing recently By ROGER LeCOURS Some prominent Winooski citizens are urging Mayor Edmund D. (Chick) Dupont to reconsider his decision not to seek a third term but the 45-year-old mayor says his deci Fanny Allen Honors llurse A registered nurse from South The group hopes the mayor will through the roof skylight at the iney win not he known as South Burlington Keeps Booming, Officials Claim New construction in South Burlington continues at an unprecedented pace and building permits for residential and commercial construction Issued in April alone, totaled $794,350. Building of residential dwellings is running about 20 per cent ahead of the rate in the first four months of 1965 and if the trend continues, the town will have about ISO new homes In 1966, Town Manager Henry If Sumner and Myers get in set up a senior citizen's advis Atlantic Thrift Center.

women patrolmen and will han to the scrap for the mayor's ory board to prevent overlap die only parking tickets and iney managed to hook one What clubroom facilities can be arranged for senior citizens will be considered at a meeting of a women's interfaith group this Tuesday. Representatives from several religious denominations hope to have a room manned by volunteers which can be used by the aged as a meeting room as well as a gathering place. About 20 representatives chair, it will generate a lot of i children's game before police other minor traffic assign merits. ping of functions by organizations interested in the aged. Burlington has been named sion to step down when his cur excitement.

I caught them. "Employe of the Year" at Fan "We hope also that a club- ny Allen Hospital. rent term expires next March is "firm and unwavering." Dupont said he appreciates CASH AND CARRY ONLY Wt or now taking Clothes for Cleaning and Summer Storage EMPIRE LAUNDERERS CLEANERS Miss Doris Casey, 42 Simp 4, i room will have refreshments for the senior citizens. We will operate on an experimental basis PiMWI lifiaiilpl son Court, elected for the honor by her fellow employes, wat th "flattering comments" from his fellow citizens but to find out if the aged are inter honored at a buffet Monday aft moon at the hospital Shi received an oil painting ested, and if volunteers can op said he feels he has done his duty. are expected to be present at the organization meeting at 7:30 p.m.

thl Tuesday at First Unitarian Church. Anyone interested is Invited. purse. erate such a facility which would be open at regular hours," said Mrs. J.

Boone Wilson, an interfaith Alt- Dupont announced his decision April 19, stating he considering a try for "high, statewide office" in the near W7' vrv St. Paul's Episcopal Church LeClair said Monday. "Commercial expansion hat taken a sharp climb and progress in this area looks very good as our tax base Is broadening," he added. As of April 30, total construction for 1966 is $1,308,750. Vincent J.

D'Acuti, chairman of the Board of Selectmen, calls I-10-11 MEVICW OF U.S.WEATHER BUREAU FORECAST TO 7:00 P.M. EST I 4 A x-v nrs s7brf rCOOLw (H) monticu Sf ATTIC future. The popular mayor who operates a Hickok Street grocery store, said Friday he has no definite plans for his future in politics. "I want to look over the situation for awhile," he declared. The Winooski Democrat has already expressed his interest South Burlington "the fastest- growing community in the r.

tt state," and likes to point out the Miss Casey is head none en the medical and surgical floor. Other employes who havt worked 5, 10, 15 and 20 years at the hospital were also honored. William Auty, a student at St. Michael's College, sang folk songs and played his guitar. Also honored and presented with a purse was John J.

Walsh, a fourth year medical student at University of Vermont College of Medicine who has done considerable work at the hospital. Want Ads Convert Clutter To Cash town's tremendous capacity for further growth. in seeking the lieutenant gov ernorship "sometime." Dupont said he has received some "very favorable comments" about his decision to seek high er office. More than 50 per cent of the town's total acreage Is yet undeveloped. There is a tremendous amount of farm property along Hlnesburg Road and Dorset Street which may some day go for residential development.

There are many acres along Dupont's departure from the Stately, stylish 1937 Rolls Royce with owner Bob Cook, UVM sophomore, at the wheel, stops traffic in Battery Park. He Rolls Royally Winooski political scene leaves HIGHEST TEMFERATUMS WARM yZb JQullut lit CLOUD FORECAST ti the way open for a sharp mayoralty fight next March. ing outward. Among the probable candidates for the mayorship is former Mayor Bernard L. WEATHER FOTOCAST FREE SHOWERS ITxin SHOW Kennedy Drive being reserved for commercial development.

Leahy Sworn In As State's Atty. THUNDER STORMS FREEZINS RAIN OR SLEET Attorney Patrick J. Leahy was sworn in as Chittenden County stale's attorney Monday by Judge Edward J. Costello Sumner, 48, who held the post 1959-60. Others are Councilman James W.

Myers, 33, and Councilman Dominique P. Casavant, 36. Myers and Casavant have not indicated their plans but Sumner has talked of making a comeback "if all goes well." "Since Chick (Dupont) announced his plans not to run again, many have asked me what my plans are. It's a bit early to decide yet," Sumner said. of Chittenden Municipal Court, A 1937 yellow Rolls Royce four-door sports touring sedan has left its native land, and is beginning life anew in Burlington.

The epitome of its day and still number one status symbol of antique car enthusiasts is now owned by Bob Cook, a University of Vermont sophomore. Small boys stop and stare as it rolls along the streets of Burlington. One elderly lady crossing in front of the car on Church Street, turned and gave Bob the accepted thumb and forefinger sign of approval. He had the car sent over from a dealer in London who specializes in restoring 1 Rolls Royces, Mercedes and Bentleys. The car came by boat to Boston and Bob drove it to Burlington Immediately.

It's In fine running order with an almost noiseless motor. The H. J. Mulliner body is aluminum, a commendable factor for Vermont. Mileage is an uncertain quantity.

It's hard to say how many times the mileage register has been turned back, admits Bob. Features were included in the 1937 construction which make it now seem to be made only yesterday. There's forced lubrication for the chassis, push a lever on the dashboard. A jack is built into the car, under each wheel. The back window has a defroster; there are electric windshield wipers, although the windshieldfcan be opened, turn SUMMER STORAGE FREE MOTH PROOFING of Winter Clothes WHEN CLEANED AND PRESSED BY US Coll 4-9181 for pickup; dlivrd back to you whn you rtquait A built-in suspension may be regulated for bumpy or smooth roads.

Two horns are Included, one for the city, one for the country. The fully equipped, felt-lined too) kit Is In the trunk's door, handy (or traveling on the continent 30 years ago. Bob estimates about 14-15 miles a gallon of gas tor the six-cylinder motor. The original owner of the car was a Jack Barclay; his name was inscribed on the car by the manufacturer. Bob's fraternity brothers believe Jack, if he has gone from the scene, must be spinning in his grave that the masterpiece has left Merrie England for the colonies.

f'tt Hew York Express Convenient morning departure lv. 1:30 a.m. Daily Ar. p.m. via Northwoy Thruwav Other Ixprau trips at 3:45 p.m.

Daily ana 1 1 a.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday. VERMONT TRANSIT LINES The new state's attorney replaced Atty. John Fitzpat-rick who resigned effective 9 a.m. Monday to devote full time to his law firm.

Leahy was appointed by Gov. Hoff to fill the unexpired term. City Grand Juror Alan F. Sylvester has also tendered his resignation to the City Council but will remain on the job until successor can be named. Today Chuoktol VERMONT CLEANSING ViVAVfViVmVAVA The ex-mayor applauded Dupont's ambitions for higher office.

"I think it's a good thing. He's done fine Job UN 4-6811 I (ht world OMDlt NUtom tMnk allkt. 1 fpt wlmt titty feuyM vtmnt irMOTN. Wr TOMI 3T. COLO a.

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