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4 RUTLAND DAILY HERALD. FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 2, 1982 Vermont Times Dead Baby Is Found NORTHFIELD - The body of a newborn baby boy was discovered early Thursday by four children waiting for a bus ride to school. State Police Det. Ron DeVincenzi said the infant was found on Mill Hill Road at about 7 a.m. The children told police that a dog owned by one of the families was seen dragging a garbage bag towards a nearby residence. The children caught up to the dog. opened the bag and found the infant wrapped in a towel inside, police said. Police believe the baby was thrown over an em- j bankment on Mill Hill in Northfield sometime Wednesday or Thursday. Police said the child was dead when the children found him. Regional Medical Examiner Dr. Kevin Crowley of Northfield was called to the scene along with Washington County State's Attorney Gregory McNaughton. The Vermont State Police Crime Lab was called to the scene to search for clues as well. McNaughton ordered that an autopsy be performed on the body. The body was taken to the state morgue in Burlington where it was determined that the child had been born alive, according to police. But officials said no cause of death has been determined. DeVincenzi said investigators are looking for clues as to the identity of the baby or his parents Police are seeking information from hospitals and doctors offices around the state for any information of a woman requesting treatment consis-tent with recent childbirth." Persons with information are asked to call the state police barracks in their area. Whittaker Says Change in Law Just Awful Vermont Press Bureau MONTPELIER Environmental Conservation Secretary Brendan J. Whittaker Thursday said a proposed change in state water resources law up for consideration by the state Senate would be just awful". This change would strip the state of jurisdiction it's had for years over some of the most critical and important lands in the state of Vermont, Whittaker said." If this passes, its the same as stripping Act 250 (the basic Vermont development-control law) of several major provisions. At stake is Vermont's jurisdiction over barely-submerged shoreline properties. The state Water Resources Board now allows construction in such areas via a carefully controlled permit process. Shoreline lands are viewed as environmentally important since they serve as breeding and feeding territory for birds, fish, and many other forms of wildlife. The provision before the Senate Friday would allow the state's jurisdiction to extend only to the low water mark of every lake and pond in Vermont. Present law allows that jurisdiction to extend further inland, to the mean water-level mark. The proposed change is part of a thick bundle of housekeeping changes in state water resources law. It was first made hastily on the floor of the House, was corrected in the Senate Energy & Natural Resources, and was re-inserted by the Senate Agriculture Committee. "It would allow structures and seawalls, camps, and everything to be built in that area with no controls. It would be just awful, Whittaker declared. It has nothing to do with posting or ownership of land dr anything like that. It has to do with whether the state will have anything to say on that very critical lake-margin areathat's actually underwater. Water Resources Commissioner John Ponsetto opposed the change Wednesday. The Senate is scheduled to consdier the change Friday morning. Obituaries Armed Robbery In Underhill Injuries to Brain Killed Morgan Girl NEWPORT (UPI) A pregnant 15-year-old Morgan schoolgirl died last May of brain injuries after being struck in the head 14 times, the states Chief Medical Examiner told a Superior Court jury Thursday. Dr. Eleanor McQuillen, who took the witness stand in the fourth day of the first degree murder trial of Wade Willis, 16, said four of the blows were severe enough to cause death. Willis is accused in the springtime killing of Terri Weed, who prosecutors say was beaten to death with a baseball bat and shovel. He is alleged to have killed Miss Weed his girlfriend and neighbor because he thought she was pregnant with his child. Mrs. McQuillen said that during an autopsy on the victim, a "well-formed male fetus was extracted from Miss Weeds womb. She said the schoolgirl was about 4W months pregnant at the time of her death. During an afternoon of grisly testimony, the jury was shown slides of the various wounds to Miss Weeds head. Willis was not in the courtroom during the display, marking the first time since the trial began on Monday that he was not present with his lawyer. Defense lawyer Duncan Kilmartln has said he will show that Willis was an emotionally disturbed youth driven to Mrs. Bombardier Rites Funeral services for Theresa Bombardier, 62, of North Clarendon, who died Monday afternoon at Rutland Hospital following a long illness, were held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Peters Church. The Rev. John Feltz, assistant pastor, officiated. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery. Organist was Sister Cecelia Marie. Vocalist was Mrs. Helen Davidson. Bearers -were Robert Lubinsky of Fair Haven, Kenneth Troumbly and Michael Sheehe, both of Clarendon; Richard Bloomer, Gary Lee and Dennis Payne, all of Rutland. Cloise A. Brooks Cloise A. Brooks, 74, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Wells, died Thursday at St. Josephs Hospital in Tucson after a short illness. Mr. Brooks was born Feb. 24, 1908, in Lincoln, son of Arthur and Daisy (Moulton) Brooks. He was a master machinist, retiring from the Howe Scale Co. in 1971, He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Club and Fraternal Order of Eagles. He moved to Arizona in 1974 for health reasons. Survivors include his wife, Effie (Bailey) Brooks, whom he married May 6, 1938; five daughters, Mrs. Vernon (Anita) Greene of Glens Falls, N.Y., Mrs. William (Lonna) Burden, Mrs. Carlton (Daisy) Morey, both of Danby, Mrs. Clifford (Sharon) Johnson of Fair Haven and Mrs. James (Sheila) Armstrong of Chippewa Falls, Wise.; three sons, Robert Brooks, Russell Brooks, both of Wells, and Carroll Brooks of Rutland; two brothers, Ansel Brooks of Nelliston, N.Y., and Dennis Brooks of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Alton (Glendean) Swann of Monroe, Conn.; 21 grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the UNDERHILL An arm-. ed ro . ar got away with an the killing by obsessive fear of social humiliation. He said undet"-mined amount of when rumors of Miss Weeds pregnancy began cir-money Thursday, after culating at her high school, Willis was taunted relentless-threatening a store clerk ly by schoolmates who thought she was unattractive, with a hand gun. The crux of his defense, Kilmartin said, is that Willis .. , .. . did not understand the consequences of his actions tate police at Burlington prosecutors allege the killing was premeditated and in rorted that a lone man earijer testimony, attempted to show that after beating between 18 and 20 years of m,ss Weed, Willis returned to a wooded area where she age entered the Jericho ay dying and struck her some more. General Stroe in Underhill The sijdes of her wounds were mostly viewed with about 6 30 p.m , bran- stoney silence by the Newport jury of nine women and dishing a hand gun. He ap- three men. parently pointed the gun at gut there was a gasp at a slide that showed cuts on the a clerk and demanded left side of Miss Weed's face. money. The trial was expected to resume Friday morning as Police said the clerk gave the prosecution continues to present its case. the man an unknown amount of cash. The robber was last seen running down an alley between the Jericho General store and the St. Dennis department store. Police described the robber as a dark-complexioned white male 5 feet 5 inches high and weighing approx-! imately 125 to 130 pounds Police said the man needed a shave, was dirty and had dark or black hair which came below his ears. The man was wearing a dark blue or black hooded parka that came down tO' his knees and possibly blue courdoroy pants, police said NRC Seeks Probe of Report BURLINGTON (UPI) The focus of a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in-' vestigation of a South Burl-1 ington firm that makes pumps for atomic power plants has shifted. The probe was requested by Rep Edward Markey, I D-Mass , after several former employees of the! Hayward Tyler Pump Co.j charged the firm falsified documents and performed sloppy work that could result in pumps malfunctioning. A draft report of the in- vestigation released in February to company officials reportedly showed sloppy paperwork, but no evidence of poor workman- State Lottery MONTPELIER (UPI) -The Vermont daily lottery-number Thursday was 375. BURLINGTON - A young quarry worker was undergoing emergency surgery early Friday morning at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont in Burlington, as surgeons worked to reattach the man's severed leg. Ted Rochon Jr. of Graniteville was working at the Rock of Ages quarry Thursday morning in the day when a block of stone he was working on fell on top of him, according to company officials. Officials said Rochon was standing on a staging in the main quarry when the stone slipped and fell on top of him. cutting off his leg. The injured man was rushed to the Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin by rescue workers. Meanwhile, others at the site worked to lift the stone and remove Rochon's leg from beneath the block. The severed limb was then packed in ice and transported to the hospital in a separate ambulance. Tossing Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard P. Strong, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in the Village Cemetery in Rochester. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. Edward J. Lusignan BENNINGTON - A service of remembrance fot Edward J. Lusignan, 82, of Bennington, who died Tuesday, will be held Friday at 11 a.m at the Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home with the Rev. David Jinno officiating. Burial will be in Pittsfield Cemetery. He was a member of Masonic Lodge of Pittsfield, a life-member of the American Legion in Pittsfield and a member of American Association of Retired Persons. He was a Quarter Century Club member of General Electric in Pittsfield. He was first married to the former Florence Stiles. After her death, he married Bernice Beecher Worthington. Survivors, in addition to those listed in Thursday's obituary, include three grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Agnes E. Coates STARKSBORO Mrs. Agnes E. Coates, 74, died unexpectedly Thursday morning at the Medical Center Hospital in Burlington. She was born in Starksboro, June 2, 1907, daughter of Edward and Alice (Casey) Butler. She married Kenneth Coates, July 5, 1944. She was a member of St. Ambrose Church and Catholic Women's Club, the Starksboro Home Demonstration Group, and the Starksboro Board of Civil Authority. Mrs. Coates is survived by her husband, Kenneth Coates of Starksboro; three sisters, Mrs. John (Mary) Austin of Vergennes, Mrs. Edward (Anna) Hannon of Starksboro, and Mrs. Ger- Church-School Accord Vermont Pres Bureau MONTPELIER The Vermont House has accepted a conference committee report that paves the way to implementation of a law that requires fundamentalist religious schools to report to the state. The House and the Senate passed different versions of the measure earlier in this biennium, and as a result a committee with members from both chambers was appointed to hammer out the differences. The conference committe report is much the same as the version of the measure passed by the House, and the House Wednesday agreed to accept the committee report. The Senate version of the bill would have allowed onsite inspections of the schools, but the Senate members of the conference committee agreed with the House to strip that authority from the bill. The Senate has yet to take action on the conference committee report. Police Find Pounds of Pills according to quarry officials. A spokesman for the Berlin Hospital said Rochon arrived at the hospital around noon. He was transported to the Medical Center Hospital in Burlington 45 minutes later, she said The Medical Center surgeons were still working to reattach the quar-rymans leg early Friday morning. Officials there could give no indication of the injured man's condition or success of the surgery early Friday. But Thomas J. Riley, a spokesman for the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, noted other reattachments have been successfully performed there. We've done hands, arms, even penises, Riley said. But Riley said he it may be that orthopedic surgeons attempts to reattach Rochons limb late Thursday is the first leg reattachment done in the state. PORT CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. 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RTE. 4 and PLEASANT STRUT WEST RUTLAND, VERMONT TEL. 438-2945 or 459 2262 trude Racicot of Burlington; and several nieces and nephews. A mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Ambrose Church in Bristol. Burial will be in Mount St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call at the Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Contributions may be made to the St. Ambrose building fund, Bristol, Vt. 05443. Mrs. Gibbs Rites HUBBARDTON -Funeral services for Lillian H. Gibbs, 72, who died Saturday at her residence in Hubbardton as the result of a fire, were held Wednesday at 2 p.m at the Mallory Funeral Home in Fair Haven. Rev. Donald Snyder, pastor of the Federated Church of Castleton, conducted the service and prayers of the committal. Cremation followed at the Vermont Crematory in Bennington. Harold R. Kinney RANDOLPH - Funeral services for Harold R. Kinney, 62, who died unexpectedly Wednesday evening at the Gifford Memorial Hospital, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Bethany United Church of Christ in Randolph. Co-pastors Robert and Kathy Eddy will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in the West Brookfield Cemetery. Mr. Kinney was born April 8, 1919, in New Brunswick, Canada, son of J Wellington and Cora (Matthews) Kinney. He attended schools in New Brunswick and then in Maine after coming to the United States as a young boy. He moved to Randolph in 1946 and married Rebecca Hutchinson. Mr. Kinney was employed as a construction worker in Maine and later as a cement finisher for several area construction companies in the Randolph area. He also did masonry work at Norwich University and was employed by Sargent Roundy and the Village of Randolph. In later years he worked as janitor for the Bethany United Church of Christ, the Kimble Public Library and at the Parish House, all in Randolph. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Bethany United Church of Christ and the Randolph American Legion. He was a past member of the Randolph Village Fire Department and one of the original members of the village fire police service. Survivors are his wife of Randolph; a daughter. Mrs. Patricia Roger of Saratoga, N.Y.; four tons, Craig Kinney of Woodsville, N.H., Alan Kinney of Randolph, Stuart Kinney of Braintree and John Kinney of Randolph Center; two brothers, Judson Kinney of Bucks Harbor, Maine, and Arthur Kinney of Lubec, Maine; a sister, Mrs. Yvonne MacDonald of St. Laureant, Canada; nine grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph on Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Memory Fund at the Bethany United Church of Christ or to the Kimble Public Library, both of Randolph. Martha E. Jillaon SOUTH POMFRET - A memorial service for Martha E. Jiilson, 78, who died Thursday morning in the Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, N.H., after a long illness, will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the North Chapel Univer-salist Church in Woodstock. Burial will be at a later date in Silver Lake Cemetery in Barnard. Mrs. Jiilson was born Sept. 12, 1903, in Delphos, Ohio. She received her schooling in Barnard and was a graduate of Woodstock High School, in the Class of 1921. On May 1, 1922, she married Rex T. Jiilson in Barnard and they came to South Pomfret to live. He died in 1973. She was postmaster of the South Pomfret Post Office for 32 years and correspondent for the Vermont Standard for 38 years. She was a member of the Universalist Church in Barnard and a 50-year member of Teago Grange in South Pomfret. Survivors include three sons, Raymond Jiilson of South Pomfret, Richmond Jiilson and Dean Jiilson, both of Barnard; a step brother, Albert Watts of Barnard; a stepsister, Mrs. Merton (Rachel) Thompson of West Woodstock and Florida; seven grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Barnard Universalist Church Improvement Fund in care of the treasurer. The Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock is in charge of arrangements. Myra H. Brown BENNINGTON - Word has been received of the death Sunday of Myra H. Brown, 65, in Central City, Iowa. She was formerly of Bennington and Pownal. Funeral services were held Tuesday in Central City. Mrs. Brown was born in Readsboro, Oct. 8, 1916, daughter of Eugene F. and Helen (Haskins) Boullais. On March 22, 1965, she married Lloyd H. Brown in Manchester. She was a textile worker in area mills. 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