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RUTLAND DAILY HERALD. SATURDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 8. 1984 6 Calendar REVERE HANDBELL CHOIR Woodstock, First Congregational Church, 1 p.m., free. WESTERN SQUARE DANCE White River Junction, elementary school, 8-11 p.m..

Christmas party, exchange of gifts; Art Lavigne, caller; Vera Prudhomme. cuer; club and class level. HOLIDAY SQUARES Springfield, Community Center, 8-11 Bob Leslie calls. Jo Ya Kemowskicues. RECEPTION FOR CHRISTMAS SHOW Manchester.

Southern Vermont Art Center, 3-5 p.m. CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT West BratUeboro. West Village Meetinghouse, 8 p.m. SAGE CITY MUSIC Mount Anthony High School, 4 free. Sage City Symphony with favorite music for children of all ages, 357-6766.

THEATER Cleo's Cafe, Dorset Playhouse, 2 and 8 p.m. THEATER Quartermaines Terms, Thetford Hill, Grange Hall, 8 p.m. TOMORROW FARMERS MARKET CHRISTMAS FAIR City. Unitarian Church, noon-5 p.m. ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SQUARE DANCE City.

RuUand Recreation Center, 2-5 p.m.. Dick Leger ealls, mainstream and class. HORSE-DRAWN WAGON RIDES Cky, Depot Park, noon-5 p.m., free, bring the kids. CHRISTMAS CONCERT City, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Lincoln 4 p.m., Cantabile Singers. MOUNT AIN VALLEY KILLIFISH ASSOCIATION City.

United Methodist Church, 1 p.m., everyone welcome, 247-5913. CHURCH DEDICATION North Clarendon, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Meethghouse, 4 p.m., everyone cordially invited. FAMILY SINGERS Woodstock, high school, 3:30 p.m., free Holly Jolly Concert. WINDSOR CHORUS Windsor, St. Fraacis of Assisi Church, 4 p.m., free.

MESSIAH Randolph, Chandler Music HM1. 2:30 p.m., Handel and Christmas sing-a-long. HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Granville, N.Y., Pember Library and Museum, 2-5 p.m., special exhibits, music by James Redding, Granville High School chorus, refreshments. TODAY FARMERS MARKET CHRISTMAS FAIR City. Unitarian Church.

10 a.m. -6 pm. CHILDRENS CHRISTMAS PARTY City. Laurence Recreation Center, 10 a. m.

-noon, meet Santa and hear folk singer Jon Gailmor. grades K-6. WORKSHOP ON SURVIVING City, St. Francis Center. 9 a m.

-noon. How To Survive the Holidays." CHRISTMAS STORIES City, Opera House, second floor stage, 2-3 Chamber Arts Council. MARIONETTES City, Rutland High School. 7:30 m. Crossroads presents Dan Butterworths Marionettes, 774-4313.

CONTRAS AND SQUARES North Clarendon. Grange Hall, 8:30 p.m.. Rutland Folk Arts Society sponsors dance with Kim Spensely and Frosty Morn. GALA EVENING Castleton. CSC, Fine Arts Center, 8 p.m..

dance, theater, music and video, free and open to the public. 468-5615. HUMANE SOCIETY STOCKING STUFFER Pittsford, Rutland County Humane Society, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., craft and bake sale benefit. SWINGERS Woodstock. Recreation Center, 8-11 p.m., Joe Casey calls for square dancing.

Jury Trial in Brattleboro Maillet Cleared in Auto Fatality torney Raymond G. Bolton argued throughout the trial that Maillet had not been driving in a reasonably prudent manner and that he passed up several opportunities to call police and the rescue squad immediately after the accident. Maillet, a Mount Anthony Union High School board member and former Pownal selectman, issued a prepared statement after the jury returned its verdict. Im grateful for the patience and understanding of the 12 men and women who served on my jury, Maillet said. the scene of the accident, even helping Laumann take measurements of the accident scene.

Carter also said the only witness that he presented, who was an expert witness on nighttime visual observation, also helped win the acquittal. But theres really no way of knowing what goes on inside a jury room, Carter said. Carter said that Bennington County States Attorney Bolton performed fairly and honorably at the Bolton was unavailable for comment Friday night. dent was Frederick Adler, 12, who recovered and testified at the trial. The trial was moved from Bennington to Brattleboro because of extensive publicity at the time of the accident.

Defense attorney Harvey Carter argued throughout the eight-day trial that the boys brought the accident upon themselves by walking on the wrong side of the road on a dark night and that Maillet acted reasonably and responsibly after the accident. Bennington County States At Drop Dirty Tricks Case BRATTLEBORO Joseph Maillet of Pownal was found innocent Friday night of two felony counts in a case that grew out of a fatal accident a year ago. Maillet was found innocent by a jury in Brattleboro District Court of careless and negligent driving with a fatality resulting, and leaving the scene of an accident. The jury deliberated more than four hours before reaching a decision. Killed in the accident Nov.

29, 1983, was Patrick Cahalan, 14, of Pownal. Severely injured in the acci Bos Not By SUSAN SMALLHEER Southern Vermont Bureau WHITE RIVER JUNCTION Windsor County States Attorney William S. Bos said Friday he had not ruled out criminal charges against anyone as a result of his investigation into dirty tricks in the Windsor County Senate campaign. Bos said he hadn't completed his investigation into the two brochures that surfaced in the closing days of the six-way race. He said he planned on calling about nine people during the second half of the secret inquest he' is conducting into the incidents.

He also said he hadnt granted immunity to anyone involved in the two cases of fraudulent campaign literature that surfaced during the hotly contested Senate race. Im thankful for the American justice system, which has served me well, he said. Defense attorney Carter said late Friday night he was very tired after the trial but not at all surprised by the verdict. Ive known Joe and Jean Maillet for a long time and they are very decent people, Carter said. Carter said some of the key testimony in the trial came from Trooper Kenneth Laumann of the state police at Shaftsbury, who was the first investigating officer at the accident scene.

Laumann testified that Maillet was helpful and cooperative at received $103,000 in 1984' That money was spread among several attorneys. Hillard has admitted writing the flier and paying for its publication, but he said he had the brochure destroyed once he learned it was illegal to send it through the mail without a name and address of who was sending it. However, some Windsor County Republicans have said they received the flier anonymously, while others said they received bundles of the flier from Hillard. Hillard is a longtime county Republican Party worker who also was a volunteer on the campaigns Republicans Harry Ames of Woodstock and Carolyn Miller of Norwich. Hillard has hired White River Around Vermont Doctors Reattach Ring Finger EAST MONTPELIER David Keefe, a 52-year-old postal clerk, had one of his fingers reattached at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont in Burlington Thursday night.

He severed the finger and part of another while snowblowing his driveway. Virginia Keefe said Friday that her husband, who works at the Montpelier Post Office, was clearing the driveway at the couples home on Route I for about three hours Thursday afternoon when he apparently forgot the machine was still on and went to wipe the snow from the blades with his left hand. He was extremely tired and I think he just forgot it was running, Mrs. Keefe said. He came to the door shouting how stupid he was, how he got his fingers caught.

His hand was mangled." Keefe is left-handed. Montpelier police said the accident occurred at 2: 15 p.m. Robert Snetsinger of the Montpelier Fire Department said the couple -came in there and were taken to Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin by ambulance. They were later taken to the Burlington medical center. Mrs.

Keefe said x-rays were taken at CVH but there was little doctors there could do about reattaching the finger. She believed because Keefe was wearing gloves the injury was less severe than it might have been. She said his ring finger was completely severed, but was contained in the glove. About one-third to one-half of his middle finger was cut off by the snowblower blades and couldnt be salvaged to be reattached, Mrs. Keefe said.

She said surgeons in Burlington reattached his ring finger, but won't know for several weeks whether the operation was successful, although she said the doctors were optimistic. A spokeswoman at the Burlington hospital said Keefe was listed in good condition and would be discharged Friday. Hospital Closes Baby Ward BERLIN Central Vermont Hospital will close its 11-bed pediatrics ward this month because of a declining number of patients, a problem that has plagued the Berlin facility for more than year. Area pediatricians say they are reluctantly going along with the hospital's plan, which will place children in a special area on a general medicalsurgical ward with adults. Despite a number of inconveniences for nurses, doctors, patients and parents, the physicians this morning agreed with hospital officials who stress quality of care for young patients will not be affected.

Hospital President Joel Walker announced the move to employees Friday morning. He said the chief reason was the low number of patients. Sanders Makes It Official BURLINGTON (AP) Mayor Bernard Sanders, using a host of superlatives to describe the accomplishments of his administration, launched his bid for a third term on Friday. During the last three and a half years I think it is fair to say that there has been no municipal government in Vermont history which has attempted to do more for working people, the elderly and the low-income, said Sanders. The independent mayor, who describes himself as a socialist, pledged to continue to work long and hard for the people of the states largest city.

As long as I am mayor I will advocate a strong social policy which is based on human compassion, a striving for a sense of neighborhood and a sense of community and a deep-felt belief in justice and human dignity, the mayor said. Sanders first won election in 1981, when he toppled the longtime incumbent Democrat from office by 10 votes. In 1983, though, he won re-election overwhelmingly. In his formal announcement Friday the mayor praised the economic boom being enjoyed in Burlington and took some credit as well. Economic development is caused by a hundred different factors, he said.

To the degree that a city itself can play an active role, I will defend the record of the office of community and economic development as perhaps the best office of its kind in the United States." State Lottery MONTPELIER (AP) The number 472 was drawn Friday in the daily Vermont lottery. Currency Exchange Focus Of Boston Demonstrations Ready to Bos said at this point he had decided not to bring charges Simply for the writing of the brochures, despite the state law. While the law calls for prosecution against anyone who anonymously writes, prints, publishes, posts or circulates or causes to be written, printed, published, posted or circulated through the mails, criminal charge concerning authorship wouldnt hold up in court, he said. That section of the Vermont Election Law is blatantly unconstitutional, he said, because of free speech issues. He said he doesnt care to carry such a challenge to the Vermont Supreme Court.

However, he said his investigation was continuing to determine how the brochures were written, distributed and mailed. ounce gold coins minted in South Africa. Lee Farris, a spokeswoman for the group TransAfrica says the protesters want Deak-Perera to stop selling the coins until labor leaders recently arrested in South Africa are released. But DElia is puzzled why his office is the focus of the protests'. These coins are available at virtually every coin dealer in the city in the state, he said.

DElia said he met with protesters for an hour on Wednesday to discuss their position. Were sympathetic to their cause, he said. We let them voice their concerns. DElia said he explained he was powerless to change company policy. But the protesters continued their attempts to persuade employees to stop selling the coins and police moved in, arresting four men for trespass while another 50 marched on the sidewalk outside the office.

The alleged trespassers were a distinguished group, including George Wald, winner of the' 1967 Nobel P.rize for his work in physiology and, professor emeritus at Harvard University; City Councilor Bruce Bolling; Willard R. Johnson, a political science professor at MIT and Steve Louis, head of Local 509 of the Service Employees International Union. The four face a Dec. 21 hearing. When the protesters returned on Thursday, police arrested another group of notables: Sen.

George Bachrach, D-Watertown, Domenic Bozzotto of the Hotel and Restaurant Workers Union, Brandeis, University sociology professor Karen Fields, Harvard University fellow Bill Sutherland, Loretta Williams of the Unitarian-Universalist Church in Boston and Marilyn Richardson, a professor of humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. All six were released on $15 bail. DElia said his office, which also sells Canadian Maple Leaf, Mexican Cenenario and U.S. commemorative gold coins, does little business in Krugerrands. He also notes that only a minuscule amount of the gold mined in South Africa is minted.

The rest is used in jewelry and other personal items, which-D'Elia says makes jewelry stores as much a target of protests as, his office. Junction lawyer Harry Black and has refused to comment on the brochure, saying he Was following his attorneys orders. But on Thursday he said he gave some of the brochures to Senate candidate Harry Ames, a Woodstock Republican. Ames has been unavailable for Comment all week. However, the authorship of another brochure, which slammed Miller and carried the name and address of Welch, hasnt been determined.

It also hasnt been determined if the two brochures were linked. Bos said he had requested the court time for another inquest session, but it had yet to be scheduled. He said he hoped it would take place before the holidays. schools and graduated from Brattleboro High School in 1923 and the Albany (N.Y.) College of Pharmacy. He owned and operated the Park Drug Store in Brattleboro and later the Walpole Pharmacy.

He was a 50-year member of the Brattleboro Lodge of Masons and a member of the Hooper Golf Club in Walpole. His wife, Leola (Clark) Chickering, died in 1977. Survivors, besides his daughter, include a brother, Donald Chickering of Center Harbor, N.H.; two sisters, Eunice Powers of West Chesterfield and Elsie Brown of Shelburne Falls, three grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. There are no calling hours. John M.

Corvino Sr. WELLS Graveside services for John M. Corvino 56, who died Tuesday evening' at his home in Wells, will be held at the Wells Cemetery Monday at 11 a.m. He was born in New York City, June 1, 1928, son of Michael and Catherine (Triola) Corvino. He was a resident of Mount Vernon, N.Y., for seyeral years before to moving to Wells five years ago.

He was a veteran of World War II, a member of the Granville (N.Y.) Lions Club and a fourth degree member of the Granville Knights of Columbus Council 343. friends may call Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the McHenry and Roberts Funeral Home in Granville, N.Y. Lula A. Greenslet BENNINGTON Lula A.

Greenslet, 93, died Friday at her home at 179 Burgess Road. Mrs. Greenslet was born in Weston Jan. 29, 1891, daughter of Franklin and Fannie (Hicks) Lovejoy. She was educated in Weston schools.

She married Francis J. Greenslet in 1920. They moved to-Bennington, where they have lived since then. She was a former employee of the Bottum Torrence textile mill and the Union Carbide Co. in Bennington.

She was a member of the Second Congregational Church and its Womens Fellowship and antiques show committee) She was a past worthy matron of Mount Anthony Chapter 1, OES. Survivors, besides her husband, include two sons. Howard L. Greenslet of North Bennington and Dr. Roger F.

Greenslet of Manchester, a brother, Charles Lovejoy of Brandon; three grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. A funeral service will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home Chapel in Bennington. The Rev. Thomas Steffen will officiate.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. The Eastern Star will conduct its service Memorial contributions may be made to the Bennington Home Health Service, in care of the funeral home. At best Im only half-finished, he said. Of the nine people he plans on calling to testify during the yet-unscheduled second part of the inquest, some were called during last weeks session. Bos said he believed a couple or three people were involved in the bogus brochure.

He said he planned on prosecuting any violation, but any charges on authorship alone" wouldn't hold up in court. Earlier this week, Wilder insurance salesman Daniel Hillard admitted ordering 2,000 copies of a brochure charging Sen. Peter F. Welch, D-Windsor, with conflict of interest for being a state senator while also working as a public defender. Welchs White River Junction law firm of Welch, Graham and Mamby Obituaries Mr.

Webber Rites A private funeral service for Christopher A. Webber Sr 79, of 10 Billings who died Wednesday at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, was held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Trinity Episcopal Chapel. The Rev. John H.

Smith, rector, officiated. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery. Organist was Betty A. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rutland Regional Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 1637, or to a favorite charity.

Harold Ballou Sr. SOUTH ROYALTON Harold King Ballou 73, a long-time resident here, died Thursday at his home on Eaton Road. Born July 19, 1911, in Tunbridge, he was son of J. Milton and Alice (Ward) Ballou. The family moved here wheq he was a child and he attended local schools and South Royalton High School.

On Aug. 26, 1929, he married Viola Smith of Rochester. For 14 years he was employed as a driller at the Vermont Copper Mine in South Strafford. After that business ceased operation, he was employed 13 years at the Twin State Fruit Co. in White River Junction.

Mr. Ballou retired several years ago due to ill health. Besides his widow, he leaves eight sons, Wallace K. Ballou of Royalton; Wayne M. Ballou of Quechee; Gerald E.

Ballou of North Pomfret; John H. Ballou of Wilder; Philip W. Ballou of Wurthsmith AFB, Paul D. Ballou of White River Junction; Harold K. Ballou Jr.

of East Thetford and Harvey C. Ballou of South Royalton; three daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Caroline) Morris of Lynchburg, Mrs. Calvin (Carol) Day of Sharon and Mrs. Robert (Catherine) Young of Bethel; 35 grandchildren; 22 greatgrandchildren; two brothers, Gerald Ballou of South Royalton, and Leonard Ballou of White River Junction; two sisters, Mabel Spittle and Marjorie Fowler, both of South Sport Card Club LEBANON, N.H.

A regular monthly meeting of the Upper Valley Sports Card Club will be held Wednesday at Lebanon Junior High School at 75 Bank St. from 7 to 9 p.m. A display of. Toronto Blue Jays memorabilia will be shown, along with other sports displays. The regular buying, selling and trading of i baseball, football, boxing, basketball and hockey sports cards will take place.

Son Born Joseph Foley Jr. and Jane Perkins Foley of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., announce the birth of their son, Brendan Joseph, on Oct. 17. Royalton; nieces and nephews. Another daughter, Lorraine, died in 1930 at the age of eight months.

A service for the immediate family will be held Sunday in the Boardway Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea. The Rev. John Nickerson, pastor Of the South Royalton United Church, will officiate. Entombment will be in the River-view Cemetery vault pending com mital in that cemetery. There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the South Royalton Rescue Squad, in care of Bruce Nelson, treasurer, South Royalton 05068. Etta R. Lamb HARTLAND Etta R. Lamb, 89, died Friday at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, N.H. Mrs.

Lamb was born Feb. 11, 1895, in North Waldoboro, Maine, daughter of Addison and Catherine (Clas) Russell. She attended Ludlow schools, graduated from Windsor High School in 1913 and attended Castleton State Normal School. She taught school in Hartland and Windsor for more than 40 years before retiring in 1960. She married Carleton H.

Lamb Jan. 21, 1918, in Hartland. He died in 1967. 1 She was a life member and past worthy matron of Ascutney Chapter 2, OES, and a longtime member of the Hartland Survivors include two sons, Edward R. Lamb of Bennington and David C.

Lamb of Hartland; a daughter, Dorothy L. Cathorn of White River Junction; two sisters, Ethel B. Devereux of North Hartland and Catherine Davis of Enfield, N.H.; nine grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; and nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Hartland unity Church with the Rev.

Susanna K. Griefen officiating. Burial will be in the Hartland Village Cemetery in the spring following cremation. Friends may call at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be mace to the Hartland Community Church.

Lester Curtis Chickering BRATTLEBORO A funeral service for Lester Curtis Chickering, 80, of Walpole, N.H., formerly of Brattleboro, will be held Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Ker-Westerlund Funeral Home. Mr. Chickering died Monday in Cambridge, at the home of his daughter, Linda Marx.

Officers of the Brattleboro Masonic Lodge will conduct their service at the funeral home, Burial will be in Locust Ridge Cemetery. He was born in West Chesterfield, N.H., Sept. 20, 1904, son of Curtis and Caroline (Winn) Chickering. He attended West Chesterfield By FRED BAYLES BOSTON (AP) Christopher D'Elia was in the humdrum business of buying and selling foreign currency. Now he has been drawn into an international dispute that has seen state legislators and a Nobel Prize winner arrested outside his office while protesting South African government policies.

I really dont know why theyve chosen us, the manager of the Deak-Perera Inc. Boston branch office said Friday. Were not the only ones in this business. Protesters have arrived outside the downtown office each afternoon since Wednesday, carrying banners and chanting demands for an end to South African racial segregation policies. The demonstrators picked the Deak-Perera office because it sells Krugerrands, $350 one- Money Sought For Handicapped CHESTER The Windsor Southwest Supervisory Union district has has applied for federal special education money.

The application was made under provisions of the Education of the Handicapped Act. It is available for review and comment at the office of the superintendent in Chester. The Windsor Southwest Supervisory Union; which includes the towns of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish, Chester, Landgrove, Londonderry, Peru and Weston; has a goal of providing a full educational opportunity for all handicapped children; according to school officials. As of Sept. 1, 1978, a free appropriate public education is available by law to all handicapped children, age 6 through completion of high school or through age 21.

A free appropriate public education means special education and related services for school-age pupils are provided at public expense, meet state Department of Education standards and are based on an individualized education program. The district encourages anyone aware of any unseryed handicapped child to get in touch with Supt. Paul F. Ippolito at.

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