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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 19, 1946, Nashua, New Hampshire                                14 Year Old Admits House Robbery Complete Associated Press ond Wide World Services NASHUA VOL.72. NO. 170. Entend at thi Post Office it N. H., u teoona claw rnittir. NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE WEATHER Foir Tonight; Worm Tomorrow THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 19, 1946 Established 1832 PRICE: FOUR CENTS MPLETE SO. END SEWER PROJECT TEEN AGERS ADMIT SETTING HOUSE BLAZE Quick clean-up of a house robbery yesterday crowned the efforts of the inspectors' depart- ment of the Nashua Police de- partment when a burglary was reported, and the robber picked up and most of the money stolen recovered, all within the space of a few hours. Detective Frederick E. Brown said that Andrew Somerville and his family of 15'Ridge st went out for a drive late yesterday afternoon and returned home shortly before nine to find the rear door of their home open and In cash gone from a desk and a wardrobe drawer. Within a short time a number of suspects were picked up for questioning and a 14-year-old boy had admitted entering the house and taking the money, Police said that of the amount stolen was returned to 14 TEAR OLD Page 12 HINT AT NEW, SUPER-POWERFUL DEATH WEAPONS Washington, Sept 19 or less cryptic hints of terrifying new weapons of death came from three directions today. One was tucked away in Sec- retary of Commerce Wallace's controversial foreign policy let- ter to President pass- ing but significant reference to radioactive poison Another was contained in a radio address by editor-scientist Ds Gerald Wendt, who spoke of a "super-deadly" poison so po- FOUR GENERATIONS Fotomart Foto At a recent family gathering, four generations were repre- sented, headed by Mrs Flora Lewis, standing left, who resides at the Mary E. Hunt Home, and her daughter, Mrs Howard K. Sherman, also standing, 55 Temple st. Seated is Mrs Frank P. Richardson, formerly Miss Lorraine Sherman, who is holding Frank David Richardson, four month's old. The baby's father served as a lieutenant in the US Marine Corps, Second Division, with overseas duty in the Pacific areiu and Japi'in. He returned last April after three and one-half years of service. Home, Sweet Home Vets Charge Newly-Bought Houses Are 'Falling Apart' Boston, Sept 19 tent a single ounce could kill authorities today were mvesii every person in the United States' gating complaints of several vet- I erans that they had been sold that are now "falling ''apart." Guy Livingston, OPA spokes- and Canada. Finally, Maj Gen Alden Waitt, chief of the Army's Chem leal Corps, frankly acknowledg ed that his experts have worked with toxic agents that have "power far, very far beyond any- thing we had known in previous chemical warfare research." Waltt's remark of a reporter was a guarded commentary on the address at Schenectady, NY, last night by Wendt, editorial DEATH WEAPONS Page 12 Gilford Man Succumbs to Crash Injuries STATE AP NEWS Plymouth, Sept 19 Funeral arrangements were made today lor William C. Goodell, 78-year- olil Gilford man who died in the hospital here last night as the result of injuries received in an auto accident Sunday. Goodell was one of nine per- sons injured in the accident, which was fatal to his daughter, Mrs Bernice G. LaCroix, of Eoute 3, Lacofiia. Last rites will be held Saturday afternoon at the Wilkinson funeral home in La- conia. Baseball Thriller A triple play but not hall as thrill mi at your first Bias- ol Utica Club Pilsner Lagei or XXX Cream Ale preferred by Millions. man, said that the investigation "has underway for some time now, but it is mostly in the hands of the Civilian Pro- duction Administration and tbv federal district attorney." One veteran who was a prison- er of war overseas and reported that he put his total back-pay of Hto purchase of a house charged that it was "com- ing apart at the seams." Me.tWhiie the chairman of the B3ston Housing Authority called for speedy action on vet- erans' housing to prevent "a situ- j atinn in tvTa (hie win. ne Slavic Bloc Gets Notice on Trieste Four Power Agreement Is Said to Be 'All One Decision' Pans, Sept 19 United States served notice on the Slavic bloc today that I he four power agreement on Trieste and the Italian-Yugoslav frontier was "all one decision" which would stand together 01 not at all. James C. Dunn, US ambas- sador to Italy, told the Italian Pohucal Commission of the Peace Conference that thf Ameri- can agreement included the creation truly free state of Trieste. "The United States' agree- ment to one part of that pro- he said, "is contingent on the acceptance of all parts of that decision and the creation of real rights and guarantees to assure the free territory's secuii- ty and integrity." Dunn spokeduring discussion of the free territory's boundaijics. Slav delegates want thesp re- stricted to the city propci and South Africa wants them en- larged along the Istrian coast southward. Dunn spoke during discussion sion that the Belgrade establish- ing two zones of military occu- pation along the 'Morgan line" did not recognize Yugoslav SLAVIC BLOC Page 12 DECEASED Cabinet .Trouble Wallace Under Gag But His Stand Creates Cabinet Crisis (John M. Hightower) Washington, Sept 19 r> A. Wallace, still Secretary of Commerce buc under a tempo- rary presidential gag, stepped to the sidelines of the row over American foreign policy today. But the dispute he started raged unabated inside President Tru- man's cabinet. Moreover, top administration officials made clear that the compromise truce by which Wal- lace will make no public utter- ance until the end of the Paris peace conference next month not ation in Massachusetts this win ter that will rival the squatter problem in London." John Carroll made .the state- ment at a meeting of Mayor James, M. Curley and representa- tives of local and federal hous- ing authorities for the purpose of determining whether Boston or thu national government would pay for 28 incomplete vet- erans' homes, "The city could borrow money at a low rate of interest, devel VETS CHARGE Page 12 concern- ing American relations with Russia or Wallace's own futuie in the cabinet. Mr Truman did, however, act swiftly to make public a joint Army-Navy declaration that this country has no thought of mak- ing war on the Soviet Union. While Secretary of State .Byrnes, whose policies have been the arget of Wallace's criticism, maintained his silence in Paris, Secretary of War Patterson and Navy Secietary Forrestal became the latest to jump into the affray. In a letter to Mr Truman which the Chief Executive made public last night shortly after he ended CABINET pane 10 Rev William Porter Niles, rector of the Church of Good Shepherd here for many yean, died- this morning after a long illness. Rev. Wm. Porter Niles, Dean Of Nashua Clergymen, Dies PROSECUTION CHARGE MAY FREE JAP WAR LEADERS Tokyo, Sept 19 MP) Defense took such quick advantage of a prosecution statement at the War Crimes trial today that court adjourn to give prosecution chiefs an opportunity to recon- sider. Deputy Prosecutor Frank 40 Per Ceint of Truick Workers Sign Agreements New York, Sept 19 ers of striking AFL teamster un- ions reported today that approxi- mately 40 per cent of trucking had signed individual agreements embodying a new wage formula. John E. Local Strong, president of of the International Tavenner, Jr, tying Japan into its Axis war plots, read a state- ment in which defendant Hiroshi Oshima, former ambassador to Germany, admitted secret deal- ings with Joachim von Ribben- trop. "I will prove that negotiations for military pacts were conduct- ed through Japanese military declared Tavenner. NOTICE A LOCAL G.I. now operating the TEXACO SERVICE STATION at the corner of Main and Tyler Ste. specializing in greasing, washing and also minor repairing. We are pledged to give our customers satisfactory service. PIERCE DUBOVICK, Prop. FIRE, AUTOMOBILE and other fines or coverage James B. Crowley INSURANCE AGENCY WILLIAM F. SULLIVAN Agent TEL m Mate tt Moskva, B. USED CARS WANTED We pay OPA ceiling prices Mercer Bros. Garage Co. MAIN ST. Bit. 1H4 TiU S14 that members of his union and the two other striking locals and had gone back 10 work. This represented 41 percent ol those involved in the 18 day old strike, he added. 18 Year Old Is Sentenced, Hang Winilsor, Ont, Sept 19 (39 Mild-mannered, 18-year-old Ron- ald George Sears must pay with his life for the knife murder of a Cana clian soldier. He wsis sentenced to hang Dec 3 by Juistice Dalton Wells of, the Ontario Supreme Court immed- iately following his conviction yesterclsiy by a jury that deliber- ated 90 minutes. Scans was charged with the slayinj; of Sgt Hugh Blackwood Price, J5, in a on the De- troit river on Aug IT, 1945. Wards 74th Anniversary Sale! exciting ralues in all departments in the store. Quantities are so hurry) FATE OF PLANE WITH 44 ABOARD STILL UNKNOWN New York, Sept 19 to the fate of 44 persons aboard a New York-bound transatlantic plane was shrouded today in the dense fog banks and forests a- round Gander, Newfou idland, where the huge craft disappeared yesterday after It was due to make a routine refueling stop. Official of the Belgian Sabena Airlines which operated the plane, a DC-4, held out hope that the craft had made a safe land- ing in Newfoundland or Labra- dor. If the plane had crashed, and all its occupants were killed, it would be the worst commercial airplane crash in history. ..The Civil Aeronautics Board said that a death toll of 27 was the highest recorded on its files for commercial plane crashes. FATE OF PLANE Page 12 Wreckage of Missing Plane Is Located Gander Airport, Nfld, Sept 19 of a Belgian air- line trans-Atlantic plane carry- ing 44 persons was found today in the hilly, lake-studded coun- try about 22 miles southwest of ander airport, press reported. The wreckage the Canadian was reported sighted by a search plane but it was not known immediately whether any survivors were seen. The plane dropped supplies near :he four-engine aircraft before returning to base. Airport officials af Gander dis- patched a land search party to ;he site of the wreckage. DEMOCRATS WORRIED OVER WALLACE STAND Washington, Sppt 19 (ff) Temporary muzzling of Seers tary Wallace had Democrats pn vately worried today, although one Sparkman (Ala' for quotation he thought the rift would be forgotten by election day. Republicans repeated asser tions that Wallace should resign They did not hide their jubila- tion over the latest development m a situation they previously had regarded as a windfall. The elections are less than seven weeks away, Wallace's a lengthy showdown conference with President Truman yester to, make any more speeches or "statements until af- ter the peace conference in Paris had the immediate effect of de- priving the Democratic party ol a cabinet rank speaker who has DEMOCRATS Page 12 Farm Woman Beats 3-Year-Old Stepson to Death Nampa, Idaho, Sept 19 IIP) Police Chief J. E. McCarthy said today an Idaho farm woman ad mitted inflicting latal injuries on her three-year-bid stepson cause she "got so mad I couldn't stop beating him." Mrs Ethelyn Peterson, 32, waiv< ed preliminary hearing and was, ordered held for'District Caurt trial. Her husband, Philip Pe- terson, 24, also charged with murder, was granted a continu- ance Until Sept 30. .____FURNITURE MOVING ANTWHERE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE OB MASSACHUSETTS LOCAL AND NEW HAMPSHIRE GENERAL TRUCKING 168 MAIN COBLEIGH HOWE 772 C L SPALDiNG CO. TeL28T LUMBERMEN'S MUTUS" CASUALTY CO. ODD rauniw BUM. noon, w sun Rev William Porter Niles, dean of Nashua clergymen, died early this morning at a local hospital, following a recent severe illness He was born in Warehouse- point, Conn, Nov 29, 1869, the son of the late Bishop William Woodruff and Bertha (Olmsted) Niles and received his early edu- cation at Holderness school. Up- on the completion of his studies at Holderness, Mr Niles went to St Paul's school in Concord, gra- duating with the class of '88 and received his AB degree from Tri- nity college, Hartford, Conn, in 1893 and later received his mas- ter's degree from the same school. From 1896 to 1898 Rev Mr Niles studied at the General Theological Seminary in New York city and in 1898 went to England where he further pur- sued his theological studies at Oxford university. Upon his re- turn he taught for several years at Holderness. Ordained deacon by his fath- er at St Paul's church, Concord, Sept 21, 1899, Mr Niles was or- dained to the priesthood on June 11, 1900, at Laconia and came to Nashua as rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd three years later, serving this parish for 36 years. In June, 1938, Rev Mr Niles tendered his resignation as rec- tor of the Church of the Good Shepherd, terminating at that time the longest rectorship and one of the most distinguished in the history of the Episcopal dio- cese of New Hampshire. He was deputy to the Triennial General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal church, 11 consecutive times from 1907 to 1937. Life trustee of both St Mary's- in-the Mountains at Littleton REV WM POSTER Page 10 Mother of Three Vetprans Gets Bonus Check Boston, Sept 19 gaily, Mrs Henry Doherty, 47- year-old widow and strictly a non-veteran waved her state bonus check before her three veteran sons at the break- fast table and exclaimed- "Well boys, got mine; when do you expect to get The check was mailed to Mrs Doherty by mistake by State Treasurer John E. Hurley's of fice. Veterans with overseas rec- ords are entitled to thr bonus under legislation enacted by the last session of the legis- lature. Mrs Doherty said the nearest she came to being a veteran was service as a Red Cross worker. Convicted of London Murder London, Sept 19 Robert Boyce, 45-year-old house- painter, was convicted of murder and sentenced to death today in the slaying of Miss Elizabeth tfcLindon, London housekeeper for the Greek royal family. Miss McLindon was found shot to death June 14 in a house she was readying lor occupancy by Mcrrow Asks Removal of Meat Controls Washington, Sept 19 Lf) Asserting that the United States is "practically a meatless na- Rep Merrow (R-NH) today demanded a special session of Congress to remove all meat con- trols in the interest of national health. In a telegram to Presi- dent Truman, released through his office, Merrow said: "Unless there is action with- out further delay to furnish the nation with an adequate supply of meat, dire consequences will result to the physical well-being of the American people." He said that in his own state it was "impossible to purchase even frankfurters." "I respectfully he added, "that you at once call a special session of Congress or exercise your wartime emerg- ency powers for the purpose of removing all controls on meat and meat products." WORK STARTED EIGHT YEARS AGO, WINDS UP FRI. South End trunkline sewer, started in Dec 1938 as a WPA- aided project and continued by the city's Board of Public Works single-handed since 1940 at an over-all cost unofficially esti- mated a( more than will be finished at 2 o'clock Fri- day afternoon when the depart- ment will make the final join- ing, city officials announced While the beneficial features will come with the extension of the lateral sewers leading into the areas where homes and buildings now exist, tomorrow's pipe-joining marks the end of the two-mile trunkline from the East Dunstable rd to the Merri- mack river. A ceremony to which the Board of Public Works has invited Mayor Oswald S. May- nard and other officials to at- tend will mark the important dav. The joining of the trunk SEWER PROJECT Page 12 GOVT BLAMED FOR SHIP STRIKE CONTINUANCE New York, Sept 19 ar- bitration award by James L. Fly in the case of the National Mari- time Union (CIO) today placed NMU seamen and others on par- ity with AFL ship peisonnel and provided what Fly described as an adequate basis for thelmme- diate resumption of all shipping activities. (Associated Prese) Joseph Curran, president of the IO National Maritime Union, las blamed "mysterious forces in ugh government circles" and the 'arbitrary attitude" of J. B. Bry- an, head of the Pacific American Shipowners association, for de- aying a quick end to the stag- maritime strike. The "mysterious Cur- an said to newsmen last night, are holding up an arbitration award by James L. Fly, former chairman of the Federal Commu- ncations commission, on the union's effort to win pay parity vith other maritime he principal issue in the present strike. Fly's office said an announce- ment on the award would be made today in New York (10 am, Fly completed hearings Friday on collateral issues of the June GOVT BLAMED Page 12 Princess Catherine, sister recce's King George II. of Cooker Coob BOUT. Ithlng foods In mlnutci. Hcovr oluminwn. Eaiy SBVM TIL. 3910 6 3911 1M MAIN ST. Joe Louis to Fight- in London London, Sept 19 jromotor Jack Solomons said to- Jay Joe Louis would defend his world heavyweight total against British champion Bruce Wood- cock in London next summer. c L that it L C. L Main St TeL 77 Question Three In Rl Armed Robbery Boston, Sept 19 men were listed to appear in the po- lice lineup today for questioning in connection with the armed robbery of from a Woon- socket, HI, news company driver Monday. The men were seized in a South End house yesterday by Capt Joseph C. Prior and Sgt Wil- fred J. Messier of Woonsocket, and Sgf Michael Stapleton of the Boston police. The news distributor told po- lice that a gunman stepped into his automobile as he was driv- ing to a bank to make a deposit, compelled him to proceed to outskirts) of Woonsocket, and and robbed him. WANTED EXPERIENCED FOLDERS Apply Employment Office INTERNATIONAL SHOE CO. 51 Lake Si. TO RENT 1800 Sq. Ft. Space Ground Floor Just Off Main Street Three Small Offices Included In Space L-19 Telegraph   

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