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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - January 11, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today's Chuckle Irate to her friend: "So I told him if he doesn't mike his alimony payments promptly, I'll re- possess him." 1969 Telegraph's 100th Year As A Daily N.wipop.r Weather Tonight, Fair, Cold Sunday, Fair, Not So Cold FULL REPORT ON PAGI TWO xrnT -inn ran VOL. 100 NO. 265 -Established as a WeeUy October 1M1 M March NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, SATURDAY, JANUARY Second CIiw Postaft PaM At N. H. 16 PAGES Price TEN CENTS Election Tuesday; j. 15 17 Lut Jobs runctions Accused Killer Billie Austin Bryant, 38, accused killer of two agents of. the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is led to arraign- ment in U. S. District Court, Washington, D. C. He was charged with two counts of murder >and was ordered held without bail until a hearing on Jan. 23. At left is Louis Blancato, a detective, and at right is Calvin Ford, FBI agent. (AP Wirephoto) By Durocher Backstage nose, counting for the city will end at the aldermanic meeting Tuesday night as a hhowdpwn vote is taken to elect a successor to the late Edward S. LeBlanc. The race is considered a toss-up between Ward 8 Aldeniian Robert A. Dion and Health Board member Roland-G. Lebel, a former Ward 6 alderman.-. Contender! Listed Other announced candidates ire Ward 9 Alderman Richard P. Joyce and Lionel Guilbert, office manager for the Depart- ment of-Public Works.and a for- mer alderman. At the same meeting, the al- dermen will .give a: first' reading to a resolution that would sever the welfare division from the city clerk's department and combine it with -the health de- partment. It li the second resolution in- troduced within a month which chips away tome of the varied functions oi the city clerk's po- .sition. The other, sponsored by Al- derman af Large John V. dies-son, .would transfer care and custody of the City Hall building from the city clerk to the city messenger, who would be considereoUhead of the cus- todial force. That measure'was introduced Dec. 10 and referred to the planning .committee where it has been'1 retained for study. Sullivan said he favors incor- porating the welfare division with the health department so federal and state health and wel- fare programs can be better co- ordinated with existing facilities. By. charter .designation, the city clerk also bears the title of overseer of the poor and super- vises the distribution of welfare grants. The aldermen will also WASHINGTON The5-Bureau of the Budget was to present advance copies, of President John- son's final federal budget to the press today, but in- stead 'the figures languish unprintable while Johnson agonizes and Richard M. ponders the ques- tion: "Will the income surtax be ex- tended and, if so, who will ask Congress to'do it? Johnson; Nix- on or both Schedule Slowed The inability of the President and the President-elect to re- solve: this question forced the Budget -.Bureau to stop printing the new budget for fiscal 970 Friday. The budget was to-be submitted to Congress next- Tuesday, but that schedule also has been set back. Aides of President Johnson re- ported Friday night that he still has not. decided what fate will recommend for the 10 per cent surtax, which will expire June 30 unless Congress extends it. Johnson fought for the tax as a necessary check to an infla- tionary economy, and won re- Dinner Becomes 'Love-In' For Three Apollo 8 Astros s' M. ByMARYSCHURZ NEW YORK (AP) A formal state dinner turned into a "love-In" Friday night as New Yorkers'poured affection on tht nation's most heroic voyagers' Borman, Lovell and Anders. N Security guards in the Wal- dorf-Astoria grand ballroom. were powerless to hold back the swell; of hundvjds of formally attired >guests seeking auto- graphs from the men who were first, to circle the moon, For-nearly an hour, the guests' and handed din- ner menus up over the dais to .the astronauts'who obliged their admirers, as rapidly as they, could. Governor Pleads Gov.' Nelson A. Rockefeller His "Ladies Xand gentlemen, this started out as a state dinner and is ending up a'love-in. Will you .please take your Astronaut James A. Lovell a Navy-captain, later told the guests he would leave .the din' ner "slightly incapacitated. With my left hand I will not be able to- With my right Accidents Kill 6 In Bay States By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic accidents killed .sis.' persons including two sisters in Massachusetts Friday night. In three Worcester youths returning home a Florida vacation were injured fatally in a fiery earrtrucfc colli- sion in North Carolina and a Connecticut girl'died in; a Con- cord, Mass., hospital of injuries received in- an earlier highway accident. State. Police said that Miss Marie. Bernadine Truden, 58, a' former columnist for the Boston Globe, and her sister, Mrs. Franiis Murphy, 50, of Barringr ton, were killed when their- car hit the rear of another car, caromed'across (he center strip and, was rammed broadside by westbound car on the Massa- chusetts Turnpike near Charl- ton.-r 'Headed For Funeral The sisters were believed en route to a funeral In Pittsfield, police said. Miss Truden wrote .a chatty. feature about Greater ish clubs and life in -Ireland for the Globe for about 10 years. Two men were killed in Medr' field when their car and a Penn Central Railroad train collided at a crossing on Main St. The train dragged the car 109 yards, reducing.lt virtually to scraps of twisted metal. -Police identified the .victims1 as Robert A. White; 60, of West- wood, and Alan M. Freeman, 22, of-Medfield. The Connecticut girl, 17-year-; old Linda Knipp of- Watertown, died, in Emerson Hospital, Con- cord, as-the result of injuries re-' ceived when struck by a car. Police said she was walking on Main St. in Acton, Mass., when the accident occurred Thursday. Killed iii the St. Pauls, N.C., were Allan Gould, 17; his cousin, Michael Gould, 19, and Solomon, JO, all of 'Worcester. Authorities said they -died when a tractorrtrailer truck jackknifed across 1-15 in front of their station wagon. The two oc- cupants of the truck also wert killed. Another pedestrian, J.. Talbot, of-Spring- field, was .killed as he walked 'near'his ;home. A, Coast Guardsman stationed aboard: the New Bedford based cutter'-Escanaba was! killed and was hurt when their car .went out of control on the Hathaway Road exit ramp of 'Rt.'HO.in New Bedford. Dead on arrival at St. Luke's Hospital was Edwin Miller of RJ. Treated and released was Frank Sullivan of Eastport, Maine, identified as the driver. hand -I will not be able to shske hands." The rapport in the ballroom broadened as the astronauts an- swered questions posed by the guests at the 'invitation of governor. "General led off one guest, "do you believe the moon is worth investing To be sure Air Force Col. Frank Borman did. "In r tht quest for knowledge, using the moon as a goal, I feel it is.likt life it's mandato- ry" 1 On the subject of how the as- tronauts kept from floating ar-' ound their spaceship like their toothbrushes, 'Air Force Lt. Col.. William A. Anders told the crowd how "man and zero grav- ity seemed to go well together. His teammate, Lovell, was more down to earth. "We hung he said. Lovell promised that "some- How, somewhere, some women, would soar into we're going to Mars for more than 440 days." Women Wlv> Waited The women who waited on earth for their ;.men as they or- bited the moon on Christmas Evi scarcely tooi their eyes off them during the evening. For their determi- nation ,and 'inspiration to'all of Gov. had a little surprise. Susan Borman's eyes, grew large aiid her hand rose to her mouth as the governor'present- ed her, Marilyn Lovell and Val- erie Anders each with a.stuitv ning Steuben crystal semicircu- lar disc, heavens and.earth as seen from the moon's serface. Mrs. Lovell .offered, her thanks, understand when I this Is a small, warm town. This is not a bigv> city." .'.V. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby Church Classifieds. Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Lawrence Obituaries 11 Pearson Social Sports Teen Television Theaters 4 9 10 3 11 11 i Dr. Thosteson .7 Weather 2 i ffaaen's i Pass IF YOUmNT A FREE PERSONAL CHECKING ACCOUNT, SEE US. INDIAN HEAD NATIONAL BANK Member -F.DXC. Full' line of ANTIQUING SETS and'Supplies available.at Nashua Wallpaper Co. 121 W, Pearl St. 882-MM Open Thiirs. nights 'til luctant agreement from Con- gress willing to go along for only one year. Based on information': gained from aides of both Johnson and Nixon, the issue now comes down to this: Johnson believes the surtax should be continued to further cool down the economy, but be- cause he won't have to .live with the budget he's now drawing up, he doesn't think he should make such a decision without Nixon's concurrence. While he is mind- ful of disparaging remarks Nixr on made about the tax during the campaign, he is hoping that he President-elect, wants the billion in revenue which the tax will yield, and will say so. Sp far Nixon has said nothing, accenting, to his aides, who say he has: not decided what course he'll ;take. White House insiders say that there's no political' pussy-footing on either side, but others in the Johnson administration art muttering that Nixon-is "play, ing it cute" by not saying what he wants. Official Comments. If Nixon took a stand with Johnson for continuing the tax, "we could start printing the budget in 15 minutes." More is at stake in the delay than figures in fine print. With- out a budget, the Economic Message can't, be delivered, and the State of the Union message lies in limbo. Johnson has promised that the fiscal 1969 budget 'will show a small suplus, and he Is report- ed to want a 1970 budget that is at least balanced. to do this he has only two op- tions: Include the surtax, or cut federal spending by billion. The President's aides are re- ported to be against the latter alternatives on the ground that cuts can be made only in pro- grams that Congress is almost certain to example, the billion federal pay raise authorized for this year. Johnson's aides, while saying they do not know which way the President will move, say they doubt he'll resort, to making cuts that fictional. Nixon's, aides, meanwhile, said only that they would have. no official comment: i Planes Hit Arab Sites -TEL- AVIV.. (AP) Israeli warplanei flashed law across the Jordan River cease-fire lint today to pound Arab commando positions following an attack on an Israeli army vehicle. Observers on the Israeli side of the border reported seeing Pope Paul Optimistic About Peace VATICAN "CITY Paul-VI sounded a eautloui of optimism on world peace to- day, laying' he saw a glimmer of hope for the Middle East plus hopes for the end of the Viet- nam and Nigerian wars through negotiations. Tht .pontiff spoke In his an- nual meeting to exchange New Year greetings with-members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Vatican. In contrast to his Christmas speech, to the world, the Pope's words reflected a strong tone .of optimism. Speaking In French, he told the diplomats the battle for peace must be waged every day without letup "for the demon of discord will never be completely But he added: "Is It too op- timistic to judge that tht hotbeds or war. are. How, thanks to God, on tht way to extinc- abandoned Arab village of Ktes, just across the border. Actjon "Develops The action took place 'near Kibbutz Gesher, six miles south of the Jordan River in the em- battled Jordan valley: It was'the first time Israel had called in planes to hit Arab attackers since Jan. 2. Israeli sources clainv'the use of airplanes to hit guerrillas lying in ambush just across the border has proven highly suc- cessful since -its inauguration several weeks ago. The action began'at a. when Arab irregulars fired ba- zooka rockets at an army vehi- cle, .the.Israelis charged. 'There were ho Israeli casualties in the clash. Shortly after that the. Israeli' planes struck. Man Injured Seriously A man was Injured seriously in an accident on the South Dan- id Webster Highway yesterday afternoon, police reported today. Listed in "fair" condition in the Memorial Hospital with a fractured skull is Walter 35, of Willey Street, Lowell, Mass- He has'been-placed tt the inten- sive unit, hospital mithoritieii said. T- Jean was the. operator of erane being towed by i truck. The driver of the track was iden- tified John J. Corey, 40, Camp- bell Street in Lowell. Police said the iccident occurred when there was of the trans- mission. Arette Gat PANTHER SNOWMOBILES lUitl, bootl til MCMMriM Davis Snowmobile KF.AR NICK'S E88O I. DW XIOIWAT, NASKCi FUEL OIL SAVE MORE-With LORDEN OIL CO. INC. Sinlnt Niihun null tlder i third measure related to the city clerk's department. Consider Pension On the agenda for a first read- ing' is a pension resolution for Deputy City Clerk Lucille A. Lemay. She will retire Feb. 1 after 37 years department and her pension' would amount to annually.' For Dion, the city clerk's contest holds procedural haz- ards as he must resign from the aldermanic -board before h e may be nominated for the city clerk's post. There is no letter of resigna- tion from Dion on the meeting, agenda and he refuses to com-' ment on his plans. Technically, items to be con- sidered at an aldermanic meet- ing must be filed. 72 hours in advance. could. con- ceivably submit his resignation the meeting under a rules suspension. There are no provisions bar- ring him from being re-elected by .his fellow aldermen to the Ward 8 seat should his bid for the city clerk's' post fail. ,To win for a can- didate needs a majority vote of the aldermen attending. In a caucus Monday aldermen calculated sev-en Weekend Edition f- Stock Lists Teen-Age Page Exfro Comics votes would be needed. was assuming Alderman at Large Francis Laflamme, who has been bedridden.with a crit- ical back ailment, does not at- tend the session and the at-largi. seat given up by'Paul J. Rous- sel is' not filled before the city clerk's post is put up to the crucial vote. Roussel's seat has .been va- cant; since he resigned Nov. 28 and an election to name his re- placement is not listed on'the agenda for Tuesday night. There are reports the alder- men have .unduly delayed this election to insure "one less vote- variable for the city clerk tally. The job study commitlee headed by Alderman at-Large Maurice L. Bouchard was charged with interviewing can- didates for. the and to make a recommendation. Split Revealed But ;the caucus revealed the cpmmittep 'to be hopelessly splintered on a choice and it will make no recommendation. At a -caucus, Dion received .five votes, Lebel, one and Rec-. reafion Director Noel E. tier', two. Abstaining were four alder- men, Barry Cerier and Arthur Jean. The latter, however, nominated Lebel at the committee session. Since the caucus, Trottier has dropped out of the session and the Lebel backers say Dion is one vote short ofj victory on tht first' round. The Lebel backers say the Trottier withdrawal enhanced his chances of cap- turing the city clerk's chair and that the victory could come on the first vote. Lebel, son of Roland S. Lebel, city welfare Investigator, is a graduate of Nashua Business College, and is employed in the cost department of Improved Machinery Inc. As city clerk, hi would be his father's superior. The Diorf'.candidacy has been criticized because the Ward 8 alderman has had no advanced education and has no back- ground in 'accounting. As city clerk, he would oversee the central bookkeeping system, function of the city clerk's de- partment: At.his death LeBlanc, had served in the dual roll of city clerk and overseer of the poor. The post according to the Yarg'ej; pay-plan, has an range. Projects to Cost City Million Sale of million worth of bonds to finance city projects and purchases has been put up to bid, with the..-First National Bank of Boston handling, details. The bonds' are offered in two lots. Lot A, a five-year bond is- sue, is for and the funds obtained are to be used to buy equipment for the Department, of Public Works. Purposes Listed In Lot B, a sum of. is to be raised. Of this, will be used to buy i site for a new library and to equip it; to buy the Four Hills sanitary landfill 'site; and to im- prove the street pattern for the library. These are 20-year bond offerings. Funds for the actual construc- tion of the library will be taken from the donation made by Eliot A..Carter. The deadline for submittal at proposals for both lots Is Jan. 15 at 11 Serving as bond- counsel for the city is Palmer Dodge. Negroes Still Occupy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Negro militants who have seized buildings at Brandeis University and Swarthmore Col- lege defied evacuation orders today, but an uneasy weekend calm came to other U.S.- cam- puses troubled by postholiday''. student demonstrations. At Brandeis, in Waltham, Mass., the faculty voted 153 to 47 to grant a Negro, demand for the establishment of an Afro-A- merican studies department. Ho.wever, 65 students for the .fourth day continued to occupy a building containing the cam- pus telephone switchboard and a computer. Their lead- ers were invited to a meeting with the faculty during, the aft- ernoon. Ignore Order The Brandeis black rebels had Ignored a court-order to restore the building to school adminis- trators, .f: At Swarthmore College near Philadelphia 15 members of the Afro- American-'Student Society declared they would retain pos- session of the administration building, seized Friday, until Peterson To Pay Own Way To Inaugural CONCORD, 'N.H! (AP) Re- publican Gov. Walter Peterson will attend the inaugural cere- monies for President-elect Rich- ard M. Nixon, but the Granite State chief executive says he will pay his own way. Peterson's decision is In line .with an executive order he gave after taking office to the effect that no state employee or offi- cial may travel out of state without his permission unless they foot their own bills. New Hampshire will float In the inaugural pa- rade. It was it became known New Hampshire was one of only three stales not committed to the parade. Neigh- boring Vermont will not have a float in the parade, but will be represented by a marching .bind from Norwich University. they won concessions' for Negro students. trustees of New York's Columbia .'i University, where demonstrations by stu- dent radicals halted classes last spring, were hit from the right flank when 12 students with con- servative leanings filed a court suit to oust them. The conservative group as- serted that the campus disturb- ances resulted from the failure 'of the trustees to "safeguard the interests of honradical and con- servative students." At a news conference a group spokesman, Vincent J. Rigdon, remarked: "I suppose we'll be branded as Birchers because of this, but none of us is any far: ther right man Nixon." Given 20 Days The trustees have 20 days in .which to file a reply to the State Supreme Court action. In Madison, 'Wis., University of Wisconsin Board of Regents voted to void the campus pub- lishing privileges of the student newspaper, The Daily Cardinal, uni9ss-.it quits' using four letter r words and adopts higher edito- rial standards.. far as I'm concerned, the paper has gone to said one of the regents, Gordon Walker of Racirte. At San Francisco 'State Col- lege In California, for weeks a center of turmoil over Negro, student demands for special privileges and the scene thii week Of a teachers' strike, peaceful picketing ushered out the week. The Black Student Union and the administration of San Fer- nando Valley State, near Los Angeles, announced a truce in student racial demonstrations which reached a climax Wednesday in a clash with po- lice. Gov. Seeks Deficiency Budget BOSTON (AP) Soaring wel- fare costs are blamed by Gov. John A. Volpe for the need of deficiency budget for the fiscal vsar ending June 30. Volpe, who is (Jue to become secretary of- transportation, said in a special message to the leg- islature Friday that the money is needed to defray expenses, mostly, for welfare. Where Appropriated Of the amount requested, more than J14.5 million would be appropriated .from :the local aid fund, money distributed to the state's 351 cities and towns. A total ofvnearly would go for welfare costs.--. The governor, who submitted a record billion budget a year ago, said "a number; of'de- velopments which could not have been anticipated...have led to substantially higher deficien- cy appropriation being re- quired for the IMS fiscal year" He cited as one of the develop- ments the lack of compUfc in- formation on total or even the number of munid pal welfare employes tram ferred to state service by Welfare Reorganization Act of 1947. Volpe also noted substantial increases in the number becom- ing eligible for assistance ai well as in rates of payments for medical vendors.. 5 Cars Involved In City Accident A_chain reaction was set off in front of Charlotte Avenue School yesterday when one moving ear hit a parked one. The parked hide then -hit a third parked car, which hit fourth, which in turn hit a fifth. The operator of the moving vehicle was identified as Helen J. at 17 Hooker St The parked cars belonged to Al- fred Bourgeois, 3 Cottage Aim- ue, Crystal Burgess, I Ford ft.. Milford; Jtne Gilbert, f Drive and Haint Tuttlfc ff Jfc. fcott it ijurq   

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