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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 18, 1946, Nashua, New Hampshire Pearson Reveals Wallace Strategy Complete Associated Press and Wide World Services NASHUA TELE WEATHER Fair Tonight, Thursday Warm VOL. 72. NO. 169. Enured it tht Poit Otnoe tit Nashua, N. Hi, iMond elasi matter. NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 18, 1946 Ettnbluhed 1832 PRICE: FOUR CENTS SCHOOL ENROLLMENT SHOWS HIKE Ouellette, Fed Up, Offers Store On Housing Site To Any Veteran President Must Soothe Russians Telegraph Writer Produces Letter Indicating Wallace's Stand on Russia Editor's Note: In today's column, Drew Pearson pro- duccs the correspondence of Henry Wallace which would seem to clearly indicate his views as to what we should do about the Russian question. is unusual in any administration for a cabinet member outside the State Department to make a speech on foreign policy. But it is more than unusual for him to express a with the o.k. of the President which differs from that of the Secretary of State. The fact that Henry Wallace was able to persuade Presi- dent Truman to approve his Russian-appeasement speech in New York was due in large part to a comprehensive and confidential letter Wallace wrote to Truman setting forth the mistakes of our Russian policy. This column has obtained a copy of the secret Wallace letter, and, because of the importance of the question involved, PEARSON REVEALS Page 2 Board to Decide on Dairy Goods Washington, Sept 18 ing a thick stack of conflicting arguments, the Price Decontrol Board met today to decide whe- ther to order price lids returned to cheese, butter and possibly all other dairy products. A staff member for the inde- pendent panel said the three members might delay a decis- ion until Friday to permit thor- ough examination of letters, telegrams and' other data sub- mitted in response to the board's invitation. The sessions will be closed to the public. It was the second time in a month that the question of dairy product prices came before the group granted final authority by Congress to impose or remove price ceilings. At the time of its meat recon- trol decision last August 20, the board allowed dairy products to DAIRY GOODS Page 2 Pharmacists Ask Support for Pharmacy Corps STATE AP NEWS New Castle, Sept 18 New Hampshire Pharmaceutical As- sociation today called upon members to "oppose to the full- est of their ability every attempt by the War Department to emas- culate" a pharmacy corps auth- orized by Congress and signed by President Roosevelt in 1943. At its 73rd annual convention yesterday Clarence H. Hounsell of Laconia was elected president. CONTINUING INVESTIGATION OF BREAKS HERE Police Inspector John A. Web- ster stated this morning that his department is continuing its in- vestigation of a number of breaks in Nashua lately, includ- ing the ones at the Ross Jewelry company, a Main st shoe repair shop, the Nashua Grain com- pany and the Blue Moon cafe at the corner of East Hollis and Arlington sts. Nothing was taken from the Nashua Grain company prem ises, said the inspector, although an outside window and the in- side door to the office of the concern had been forced open by malefactors who apparently found "nothing but grain to take" said Inspector Webster, so took nothing. At the Blue Moon cafe, the proprietor told police a few cigarettes were taken. En- trance to the cafe was gained by forcing a lavatory window, it was said. INVESTIGATION Page AN APPLE FOR TEACHER BtaFT Photo Five-year-old Pauline LaBarre is pictured above putting the traditional apple on the teacher's desk as she begins her first day at St Francis Xavier school. Little Pauline is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Raymond LaBarre of 7 Morgan st Special Meeting To Clear Problem Committee Reedy to Grant Lease But Not to Dispose of Property Any CI want to run a store at the veterans emergency housing project? Aid Henry J. Ouellette, after participating in several rounds of controversy involving juris- diction and procedure on a piece of city-owned land at the pro- ject on which it is desired to put up a federally granted 81st unit to house a store and office for the project superintendent, is ready to throw in the towel. Any GI willing to reimburse him for his expenses thus far can take over from here on out, he said. "I am still the aldei- man said today, to sell or give up that store to any GI who is willing to pay me for the expense I've'go'ne to up to now. If there is such a GI, he can come to see me or Lester Burnham, president of the Board of he invited. Alderman Ouellette issued the statement today following a spe- cial meeting of the Board of Aldermen called last night by Mayor Oswald S. Maynard' to clear up problems relating to the housing project. At the meeting: (1) Lands and Building com- mittee chairman, John F. Stan- ton, reported his committee unanimously recommended the granting of a lease to Henry J. Ouellette for the duration of the emergency at ?1 a year, he to provide, office, heat and light for the housing superintendent Committee did not approve granting of an option to buy the land to Mr Ouellette "or anyone else." (2) City Solicitor Leonard G. Velishka's ruling on jurisdiction over the land at the housing pro- ject, asked for, in writing, by Mayor Maynard, was presented, copies being given each alder- man. The opinion was that the housing resolution did not give the housing committee the right to sell or lease land at the pro- ject, nor did the Lands and Building committee have juris- diction over the land during the existence of the housing com- mittee. He said that if and when the housing committee ceases to function for the purpose for which it was created, then and then alone will the Lands and Most of Increase Is at High School Last Year's Figure Was This Year Opening Day Is Back to school trek was made by public school pupils to- day, about 150 more than re- turned to their desks and black- board on the first day of school last year, according to figures at the office of Supt of Schools Earle T. Tracey. Starting off 15 minutes earlier than wartime schedule, High school ancS' Junior High pupils reported to class rooms at 8.30 o'clock, grade schoolers at 8.45, and all were reportedly more eager to start school after their enforced two weeks extra vaca- tion-without-play than in many years. Although registration figures of the first day usually are in- creased somewhat by the end of the week by families return- ing from late vacations, figures reported today by the School department may not change much this year because of. the extra two weeks vacation occa- sioned by the city health depart- ment's ban on the Sept 4 open- ing as a polio precaution. High School and Junior High school enrollments jumped the highest, the High School's 140 in- crease being directly inflated by SCHOOL Page 2 ONE INJURY IN FOUR ACCIDENTS HERE YESTERDAY Four accidents yesterday in the city with automobiles result- ed in minor injuries to a woman and a considerable amount of damage to cars involved, accord- ing to reports filed at the police station. Mrs Charles A. Farmer of Hud- son, was said to have sustained injuries to her head when, ac- cording to an accident report filed at police headquarters, the car in which she was a passenger was braked suddenly to a stop to avoid another car at the in- tersection o.f Main and Pearl sts. The injured woman's husband, Charles A. Farmer of Hudson, told police he was driving through a green light while go- ing east through the intersec- tion when a car allegedly driven by Mrs Alice Hart, 79 Vine st, was proceeding on Main st through a red light. He stated he was forced to stop so quickly ONE INJURY Page 4 OUELLETTE Page 4 2429-R DRIVING INSTRUCTION Do It tht Safe Way AUTO SCHOOL OF N. H. 15 Park St., Nashua, 5429-R FIRE, AUTOMOBILE and other lines of coverage James B. Crowley INSURANCE AGENCY WILLIAM F. SULLIVAN TEL. 171 Mcda St Nashua ML B. North Hampton Zoning Ordinance Bars Race Track STATE AP NEWS North Hampton, Sept i ing ordinance which would pre- j vent establishment of a race track or amusement center here was adopted last night at a spec- ial town meeting. The action grew out of a con- troversy which began last March when the North Hampton Rac- ing and Breeding Association sought permission of the State Racing Commission to build a race track and amusement cen- ter here. The petition was denied by the Racing Commission, and the denial was subsequently upheld by the State Supreme Court. Re- cently the high court denied a rehearing on the case. USED CARS WANTED We pay OPA ceiling prices Mercer Bros. Garage Co. 9 MAIN ST. TEL. 614 Ten Injured In Hood Co. Fire At Dorchester Boston, Sept 18 UP) Five firemen were injured and five other persons were hurt trying to save horses during a fire that destroyed a two-story wooden stable of the H. P. Hood Son milk dealers, in the Dorchester district last night. Nine horses perished. District Chief Napien Boutilier estimated damage at Most seriously injured was Fireman James Mullane, 30, who fell off the stable roof while righting the blaze. Use Plane In Lacoriia Round-up STATE AP NEWS Laconia, Sept 18 Flying "cowboy" was employed today in the attempted roundup of 23 to 25 steer that stampeded from a farm here into dfjise woods. While a cub plane kept tabs on the herd, which had been' scheduled to alleviate the meat I shortage, a foot posse tried to corral them. The terrain was too rough for huntsmen to use horses in the roundup. USE PLANE- Page 4 ENROLLED IN PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS OF CITY Enrollment in parochial schools oi the city on the first day of school totalled 2.283 students. Individual enrollments were as follows: St Francis Xavier, 400; St Louis de Con- zague, elementary 507, with kindergarten registration this afternoon; St Aloysius Girls High school, 154; Sacred Heart College, 247; Holy Infant Jesus schools, 425 and Sacred Heart school. Spring st, 550. Unexplained Leak Draining Mass. Reservoir Williamsburg, Mass, Sept IS officials today issued a warning against outdoor fires as a result ot an unexplained leak in the town's water system' which has drained Unquomonk Reservoir to "a dangerously low level." Town executives said the leak was taking gallons of water daily from the reservoir. Water officials have checked the community's homes in an effort to find the break. Restaurants Here May Close If OP A Continues Ceilings On Meat Five Nashua restaurant pro- prietors joined a group of 45 New Hampshire restaurateurs in Man- chester yesterday to discuss the troubles encountered in retail- ing food under the recent OPA order to roll back meat prices in eating places, and the possi- bility of their being forced to close. A spokesman for the Nashua group informed a Telegraph re- porter this morning that al- though only five restaurant pro- prietors journeyed to Manches- ter yesterday for the meeting, they represented the feelings of city, and that he expected these people to close their restaurants unless satisfactory answers to their protests are received from Washington. A telegram was drafted by the group and sent to President Tru- man stating that New Hampshire restaurants could not continue in business under the rollback. Copies of the telegram also were sent to the New Hampshire Con- gressional delegation and to OPA Administrator Paul Porter. The local spokesman said that while wholesalers are allowed by OPA to obtain 4 to 5 cents the entire group of those con- more per pound for their pro- ducting eating places in this! ducts, retailers of food are MOVING ANYWHERE III NEW HAMPSHIRE OB MASSACH0SETT8 LOCAL AND NEW HAMPSHIRE GENERAL TRUCKING 168 MAIN COBLEIGH HOWE 772 INSURANCE 142 v OV> 9 1 FIRE AUTOMOBILE C. I. SPALDING CO. Rooms Sis-Slit. Odd TeL 288 forced back to the prices of 1943, under the recent OPA meat or- der. This, he insisted, could not be done, and it would be far bet- ter for restaurants to close in Nashua so that the public's voice may be raised in protest against OPA meat regulations. He said that another meeting would be held in Manchester in two weeks, and that if satisfac- tory adjustments had not been made by OPA by then, Nashua restaurants would close their doors. Telegram sent to Mr Truman read as follows: "We the restaurateurs of the state of New Hampshire demand Wards 74th Anniversary Sale! Aluminum Bakingware Reduced! 9" Round Cake Pan 9" Pie Plate Oblong Pan Bread Pan Square Cake MONTGOMERY WARD that the President of the United States take action to alleviats the situation brought about by the OPA regulation regarding the rollback of restaurant meat prices. ''By this regulation and the rise of raw food costs other than meats, labor and overhead, it is impossible to operate without a loss. "Therefore we will be forced 1 to close our doors." In discussion, the restaurant men contended that meat costs tiad risen substantially at the same time costs of other foods, labor, supplies and so forth had increased. WANTED EXPERIENCED FOLDERS Apply Employment Office INTERNATIONAL SHOE CO. 51 Lake St. LAND CLEARING and GRADING work done with bulldozer. Stanley Dubowik 10 Spring St. Tel, 4340 TWO DROWNED SEEKING RELIEF FROM HOT SPELL Boston, Sept 18 hot spell, which sent tempera- tures to the middle 80's and was expected to persist today, claim- ed at least lives in New Eng- land by drowning. The victims were Roger Rich- ards, 9, one of nine children of Mr and Mrs Joseph Richards of Salem, who drowned in Salem harbor, and Helen Davis, 14, of Marshfield, who perished at Bay- berry beach. The body of Albert Field, 77, a former Brockton shoe worker, was found floating in 30 Acres pond, but it was not determined that he had been seeking relief from the heat. The mid-summer temperatures drove thousands to seashores, lakes and ponds. A number of summer resorts, which closed on Labor Day, were thronged, and many business establishments reopened for business. Wellesley Begins Year Wellesley, Mass, Sept IS Wellesley college began its 72nd year today with one of its larg- est freshmen classes numbering 473, including two former Waves and 14 students of advanced standing. The entering class represented 34 states, the District of Colum- bia, Canada, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Iran and China. New York state had the largest delegation students. Killed in Maine Crash Porter, Me, Sept 18 rence Eastman, about 27, of South Hiram, was fatally injured last night in a collision of two automobiles a mile and one- half north of this village. Bluestone Enamel Teakettle 89c Wide, easy to fill spout Medium weight. TEX. 3910 3911 186 MAIN ST. Ship Strike Stalemate Continues (Associated Press) A ripple of activity stirred the nation's waterfronts today, due to release of AFL-manned ships and foreign vessels from CIO pic- ket lines, but the bulk of Am- erica's maritime fleet still was anchored fast by the 14-day-old seamen's strike. The situation in New the nation's No. 1 typ- ical. The US Maritime commission said 432 ships were in port. Long- shoremen were at work on 82. Of these, 22 were American and the others of foreign registry. Nearly French seamen, caught in the strike as they came to The United States to return a number of recently purchased Liberty ships to France, an- nounced today they would not go to work until the National Maritime Union (CIO) wins its wage demands. They are members of the World Federation of Trade Unions which numbers the CIO among its affiliates. Both union leaders and ship owners appeared to be sitting tight, waiting for Washington to SHIP STRIKE Page 4 Sister of Senator Walsh Dies Suddenly Worcester, Mass, Sept 18 (ff) Hannah M. Walsh, sis- ter of United States Senator Da- vid I. Walsh, died suddenly last night in Franconia, N H, where she and her sister, Miss Julia M, Walsh, had gone for a short vacation. Death was caused by a heart attack. She was born' in Leominster and was graduated from Clinton High school and Framingham Normal school. She taught in the elementary grades and in Clinton High school for fifty years, retiring several years ago. Funeral arrangements are in- complete. CADILLACffl C H E V R O L E 25 Main St TeL 19 iJ2 SIMONIZING Preserve thai Car Have it Dene Our Special Way H. C. LINTOTT O L D S M
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