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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - January 4, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today's Chuckle Nothing makes a woman's clothes go wit of fashion faster than her bus- band'i setting a raise. 1969 Th4 'i 100th Ai A Daily Weather Cloudy orxf Coldtr Tonight and Sunday FULL REPORT ON PAM TWO VOL. 100 NO. 259 i Weekly October W, 1831 Incorporated as a Daily March 1, 1869 NASHUA, NEW.HAMPISHIRE, SATURDAY, JANUARY Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N. H. 16 PAGES Price TEN CENTS Kenneclystind Scott Win No. 2 Posts For Powell Fined; Liberal Senate Winner of Baby Contest A baby girl born at Memorial Hos- pital on New Year's Day has been de- dared the 'winner of the First Baby of the Year contest. Karla Elise, daughter Of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Desrosiers of 604 South Main St., arrived at a.m., the only New Year's Day arrival here. An engraved cup and other useful items will be awarded to the winner of the an- nual contest sponsored by the Telegraph and city merchants. The baby's mother is the former Celeste Hamel. (Tele- graphoto-Harrigan) WASHINGTON (AP) The 91st Congress. gets down to business in earnest Monday with Adam Clay- ton Powell back in the house, a more liberalized Senate leadership and. ough immediate work .to possibly provide clues on the mood that will greet the new president. Review. Pay Hikes' After a joint session with .the Senate to certify presidential election returns, the House is expected to take up Monday the question of pay. raises for con- gressmen, cabinet members and the President. The Senate faces the biennial. effort to gut the filibuster rule, plus debate on the nuclear non- proliferation treaty, that. Presi- dent Johnson wants ratified be- fore he turns .over the White House to Richard M. Nixon'Jan. 20. The Apollo 8 astronauts Thursday will tell a joint session of their lunar-girdling trip. T h e Democratic-controlled Congress formally opened Fri- day with something of a bang as Massachusetts Democrat Ed- ward M. Kennedy and Pennsyl- vania Republican Hugh Scott upset conservatives lo capture 1 their parties' No. 2 positions. Capping, a day of parly cau- cuses and swearing-in ceremo- ,nies the House voted after five hours of debate and preliminary balloting to seat the ousted Pow- eli if he agreed to pay a fine and accept loss of seniority. Powell, banished From the 90th Congress after being ac- cused of misusing federal funds, accepted the conditions, was sworn in and took the seat that Blood Plan St. Michael's College Presidency Suggested Boutin Is Considered For Post By Mayor Bernard L. Boutin of 2 Rockland St, here, consid- ered for the presidency of St.. Michael's College, was hesitant to discuss the re- port this morning. "I'm very happy at Sanders Associates, Inc., (he is director of corporate information and living' in Nashua. I'm a member of the board of trustees at St.- Michael's and -of- thej committee to select a new-president. The committee is meeting this weekend; but'! will not at- tend. I've' been down w'ftti the flu for the. past eight' days." When asked if he would accept, the post if it were offered; he said, "We'll take that step when it comes. Actually, T have no com- ment .to make. It would not be proper, as I am on that committee." WINOOSKI, VI. (AP) 'Ber- nard Boutin of Nashua, N.H., a former top federal official under Presidents Kennedy and John- son, is said to .be among those under consideration to become resident .of St, Michael's Col- lege. Boutin, 45, is chairman of the New. Hampshire State Board of Education: He is a top executive with Sanders Associates, an elec- tronics firm in Nashua. Indicates Interest Boutin, confirmed Friday night that he. is interested, in becoming head of the Roman Catholic men's liberal arts college. "Next to my family, St. Michael's has always been my first love. If the terms and con- ditions are right, I would con- sider the presidency a whale of a he said. Union Strikes Oil Firms; N.E. Facilities Picketed If named president, he would be the first layman to hold tht position in the college's 'history. The Very Rev. Gerald DuPont resigned the presidency Mast September, Boutin administrator of the Small Business Adminsitra- tion under President Johnson after :having served as -'deputy director of the Office of-LEco- nomic Opportunity. Under Presi- dent Kennedy, Boutin. was ad- ministrator of the General Ser- vices Administration. Boutin, a former mayor of Laconja, ?iH., made two Un- successful attempts to gain tht governorship in the Granite State. He was 'the Democratic nominee in 1958 and 1960. Last'year, he was among the leaders of the New; Hampshire presidential pri- mary write-in campaign for President Johnson. Boutin received a Ph. B degree, cum laude, from St. Michael's in 1945 and an honorary LLD de- gree in 1963. He has 11 children, BERNARD BOUTIN including a son who was; gradu- ated from St. Michael's last. June and another who currently is a senior. Mayor Dennis'J. Sullivan today suggested that some city em- ployes be given a holiday Mon- day afternoon if they volunteer to give blood to boost dwindling reserves., A Red Cross drawing will be held in the cafeteria of Si. Jos- eph's Hospital from 2 p.m-, to 6. The activity is sponsored by the Memorial and St. Joseph's Hos- pital. Cooperating are the Am- erican Legion posts and auxiliar- ies of this city and Hudson. In commenting on his.plan, the mayor said- donors would given the afternoon if ap- proved by the heads.of various _ He shortages threatening the area and state. Plans for Monday's blood draw- ing were advanced at an'urgent .session here. Thursday afternoon when the shortage in this state and Vermont was listed as criti- cal. BOSTON (AP) Pickets went, up at some New England facilities of major oil companies just; after midnight as part of the: nationwide strike called by Flu Shots Urged Here Persons suffering from chronic debilitating.diseases, particularly heart and lung aibr.ems, 'and those above 60 were reminded to- day-it is not.too late to get flu shots. Dr. Sidney Curclop, Board-of Health chairman, said more vac- cine shipments are arriving in the state. Persons in the "high risk he added, should ejMtiiwie. to consult their physi- cians for Hong Kong Flu shots, if they'have been unable to get them thus far. Commenting-on'the flu epidem- Dr.. Curejop said, the current outbreak is expected to peak in Massachusetts in mid-January. This .could mean, he said, that the. disease will peak in New Hampshire during late January. the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International union. Gulf, .Shell and Humble Oil companies were not affected. But other large firms, .Mobil, Cities Service and Amer- ican .Oil Co. were affected. New England has no refiner- where most of the union's employes are located. Thq bulk of New England, work- ers' represented by the union work .at processing plants and distribution centers. Assures Customers i W. A.. Fresh, Mobil's New England division manager, said today that "we assure our cus- tomers that we shall make ev- ery effort to continue to supply them with their product require- ments." His firm said Mobil does not deliver home heating'oil, so no fuel shortages for home oil burners would develop. Local 8-766 of the union repre- sents 250 Mobil employes in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode island. Fresh said'the company of- fered the workers a 35-ceht per hour increase over two years, plus increases in benefits. The union is demanding a 72- cent-an hour hike over the life of a hew two year contract. The old pact expired Dec. 31. Peking Drafts Glorifying Thoughts of Mao If I By CHARLES MOHR New York Times News SentitH HONG KONG A new con- stitution of the Communist Par- ty of China is expected to name Defense Minister Lin Piao as heir to Mao Tse-Tung as leader of Cliina and to eliminate for- mal .'elections as the method of choosing Chinese Communist leaders, informed sources said last night.' Y1' A draft of a new Communist Party constitution, which, has been circulated by Peking mong provincial has reached Western sources in Hong Kong. These sources have described some provisions of the draft. There is no apparent intention at this time lo .amend or scrap the constitution of the Chinese People's Republic the govern- mental constitution which is separate document from the party's charter. Sessions Delayed The new party constitution i is expected to be adopted at the TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH FUEL OIL SAVE 'MORE With -IORDEN Oil CO. INC. ttftitt and lurreuid- (HI toWBt. 465-2267 Arctic Cat PANTHER SNOWMOBILES BUUS. boots acccGaode Davis Snowmobile Sales REAR NJOK'S ESSO S. DW HIGHWAY. NASHUA IF YOU WANT A FREE PERSONAL CHECKING ACCOUNT, SEE US. INDIAN HEAD NATIONAL BANK Member F.D.I.C. Abby Biossat Church Classifieds, Comics Crossword .Editorial Financial Lawrence 13-14-15 12-13 11 4 6 4 Obituaries Pearson Social Sports Teen Television Theaters IB.'. ,1 11 11 ________ Dr. Thosteson 11. Weather 2 Women's Page 8 long ...delayed'.ninth Congress of the Chinese Party in the The last Congress of nese Party was held in though that body adopted a ic'on- stitution-calling for electlon- .every: five, -years, :npne has been held since that time. The "Great; Proletarian tural which has convulsed 1966 and a purge of large numbers of parly officials, suspended dinary party and political life" in the but an announce- ment this week in the Chinese press that a new Congress would be held in 1569 seemed to coin- cide with an ebb in the purge. Some be- lieve the Ninth Party Congress will probably be held th'is spring. Speeches by Chinese leade r s have already revealed that a major task of the Congress will be to adopt a revised constitu- tion. Much of the draft of this new document is devofed to glorifi- cation of "the thoughts of Mao Tse-Tuns." the aging chairman of the Chinese Party. The draft, sources said, makes M a o's thoughts and formulations of Marxist-Leninist policies Ihe of- ficial doctrine and gospel of .Chinese Communists. The constitution also formal- ly names Mao's hand-picked heir, Marshal Lin Piao, as his successor when the chairman dies or is forced, by health lo step down from the leadership, the sources said. The draft of the new constitu- tion also says that officials of the party shall be 'selected-by "democratic consultation., and nlppHnn While this formula fis vague it represents 'an imppr'tan.t' 'change-from the 1956 constitu- tion's provision that parly1 ilead- ers should .be elected to "their posts. v.Critizc Process In the COUI'SL Cultural Revolution, supporters of Mao frequently Ihe elec toral process, saying, that if the minority were armed with the correct thoughts of Mao it should prevail ovei the major ity.. A major party pronounce- ment in October criti c'i.'z e d "blind faith in elections" and said that leaders should b t "selected" on the basis of Com- munist purity .rather tha.n elected. The language of the new draft constitution seems, said one source, "to be so deliber- ately vague that'll will make it easier for the people at lop to manipulate the party ap- paratus." The Ninth 'Party Congre s probably will'also be asked to ratify the expulsion of Liu Shao- Chi, the chief of state, from all his parly and governmental posts. Until mid-1966, when Lin replaced was Chi- na's second ranking Communist. Out of respect 'to :MR-S. JOAN P. 'GAUTHIER Beloved wife of Gerard J. Gauthier THERIAULTS MEN'S SHOP WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY MONDAY Sole Interior Latex Wall Paint Gal. Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. Pearl St. 882-J4M Winter hoiin ThllHilnTI 111 represents half a million pre- 'dominantly black voters in New York's. Harlem: Final vote on Ihe resolution was 252. to'ICO.'Powell', who lost his chairmanship of th? Educa- tion and Labor Committee, will have the fine-deducted from his paycheck. Kennedy's, defeat of Louisia- na's'. Russell B. Long by 31 to 26 vote and Scott's defeat of Ne-- braska's Roman Hruska by a 23 to 20 margin drew mixed tion on whether it would lead to greater muscle for liberals. The immediate .impact was expected to be more psychologi- cal .than practical, however, since the whip in either party has seldom exerted strong influ- ence. It has, however, been a useful stepping stone and Kennedy's victory was seen as a first slop toward a possible 1972 bid for the White House. Kennedy's surprise victory was accomplished without the support of Minnesota's Eugene Weekend V Stock Lists Teen-Age Page Extra Comics HUGH SCOTT J.. McCarthy, who invited'Ken- nedy to his office just before the Democratic caucus to inform him of his stand. Neither Comments Neither man would comment afterward. But McCarthy's posi- tion apparently was the result of a long-simmering feud with the family that opposed bi.s support of Adlai Stevenson's presiden- tial aspirations in 1960 through the late Robert F. Ken- his own hid.in the 1989 primaries. On the Republican side of Ihe Senate aisle, Everett M. Dirk- sen of Illinois was re-elected-un; opposed as minority leader. He said Scott's upset of Hruska ih the tussle for the post vacated bj the primary defeat of Cali- fornia's Thomas Kuchel, would bring no great changes in Re- publican policy, In the only other important vote, Michigan's Robert P. EDWARD M. KENNEDY Griffin lost an llth hour, bid'16- beat out Colorado's Gordon AI- lott for the Republican Policy Committee chairmanship. Fifteen new Re- publicans and 5. Democrats- were sworn in to the Senate, making the balance of power 57 to -13 in favor of the Democrat's. That body also made official of election of Georgia 'Democrat Richard B. Russell as president pro tern who presides in the ab- sence, of the vice president of the United States..... The job. fell'to Russell.auto- matically as senior member, of the majority parly. Forty, new members were sworn into the House where John W. McCormack was for- mally annointed speaker, a job he has held since 1961. Me- Cormack was picked by Demo- crats and Gerald-Ford of. Michi- gan was elected minority leader by Republicans at caucuses Thursday. Plan Would Amend City Charter By Referendum Next November By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER ;Haying failed in its attempt wholesale.'reform, the city charter commission will now. try the piecemeal ap- 'Proach to Oaverninent modern- ization.' At a'Meeting of group yesterday, 'it vq'ted to put the following question up for referendum ih the municip a 1 election next November: the City of Nashua. home rule amending process: provided for in RSA 49-A which, will permit the'city .to adbpt to its charter by popular .referendum without the necessilytof 'legisla- tive Eliminate Step If adopted, the referendum question would eliminate one of two required for ap- 'pi'byal of- a charter, change. A.t present, a charter change approval by the state legislature, followecl'-'.by approv- al in a: city-wide referendum. Under the proposed charter amending proposal a charter change require only ap- proval'by'city-wide referendum with one catch. The catch is that the charter provision to be.put. to a vole must already exist in a charier of another city in the state or in any of two model charters in HSA-49. One of the model charters in RSA-49, the so-called home rule act for charter amendments sets up.a of government that was soundly trounced in. the- November elec-. tion last year. The other model charter-pro- vides Tor a strong'mayor form of government. Powers Limited Nashua now has a., weak mayor type of government, ft' takes its name after a. system in which the mayor has severe- ly limited powers, and .virtually no say in the choice or 'removal of department .heads. Should the, city wish to adopt charter, provisions outside those in existing'charters, or outside RSA-49, it. would be forced to return lo'thc two-step process for charter amendments. .The commission proposing the referendum question is .c'o m- posed of Morris the'Rt.-Rev. James R. McGreal, James D. LeVan, Lois B. Tay- lor and -Alderman" Bertrand J. Bouchard. Appointed last April, the com- mission will expire. Dec. 31. Gov. Peterson To Get New Car CONCORD, (AP) GOT. Walter' Peterson will have a nett car to go with his new adjninistra- in.a break with tradi- tion, it "will1 Be'green instead.of the usual b'.s'ck. Richard. the state Purchase and Property agency; said. Friday .that .after -reviewing the bids he is recommending that Peterson approve the award- ing of a contract to Banks Chev- rolet of .Concord. The firm; W with -a four-week ..delivery period. The lowest bid'was by Portsmouth Motor Mart but'with a 60-day delivery period. Battle Blaze As firemen battle flames in'Gulf Oil Terminal at Chelsea, Mass., a parked tank car explodes in background. At least six persons were injured in the in the Boston Harbor section of Damage was estimated at (AP Wirephoto)   

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