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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - January 31, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               JP Today's Chuckle What's so new about finding mar- riage partners with a computer? In times past, a girl always had a calcu- lator called mother. 1969 Ttltgroph'i 100th Y.or At A Daily C J i Fair; Colder TeniflKt; Cloudy, Cold; -'Saturday! FULL RIFORT ON PAGI VOL. 100 NO. 282 Established 11 Weekly October M, Incorporate u i DiUy March 1, 1M NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, FRIDAY, JANUARY Second DIM Postage Paid At Niihui, N. H. 16PAGES Price TEN OSNTS: House-To-House Hunt DR. DAVID CONNOR BROTHER ROGER BERNIER LEONARD G. VEUSHKA 'Open' Drug Seminar Slated Here Tuesday r A large attendance is ex- pected at a narcotics semi- nar for all parents and adults in the area Tuesday night at 7 in the Nashua High School auditorium. The session is sponsored by the Nashua Police De- partment. It is directed at drug abuse problems and prevention. Program Listed Tilt program will feature four ind the showing of film entitled, "The Dangers of Mari- and "LSD." The speakers will include: Jes- se E. Trow, executive director of the state program on.drugs and alcoholism; Judge Leonard G. Velishka, longtime attorney and member of the city, state and American Bar Associations; Brother Roger Bernier, guidance counselor at Bishop Guertin High School, and Dr. David Connor, city physician. The seminar is part of an ex- tensive program planned by po- lice to counter what they describe us "a., growing problem with drugs" in the Nashua area. An all-day program on drug abuse will be held Feb. 13 at Rivicr Col- lege. The event is sponsored by the college's Student Govern- ment Union and the police. Police Chief Paul J. Tracy urges parents and adults here to. at- tend Tuesday night's program. The authorities said that only ed- ucation and knowledge on the part of the public can effectively coun- ter the rising problem. For By Adolnhe V. Bcrnotas ALLENSTOWN, N. H. (AP) After a huddle to determine strategy, "au- thorities today resumed their search for 11-year- old Debra Lee W ho s. e disappearance touched ofE a massive hunt that has netted only the discovery of blood spots that' may. or may related to the feared ab- duction. Regan Directs Instead of focusing on1 the surrounding terrain, said State Police Director Joseph Regan, the authorities will trating on house-to-house, person-to-persoh" contacts.. "W.e're also following up some telephone calls we're getting. I hope we can come up with some he added. The authorities awaited more results from tests on the blood found Thursday along a road about two miles from her mod- est home. Regan said that cells from ei- ther the urinary tract or the respiratory tract were: discov- ered in the blood located along Route 28 by authorities using polite dogs......... not mean .-a damn he said, "but on the other hand.it may be very im- i .State Police said Thursday night they were conducting the case on the assumption that the girl1 is still, alive because "there's nothing.to indicate def- initely ;ttot. she's .not- alive." She ...hasn't Been seen 'since Wednesday, 'when, her parents permitted .her to. stay home 'from- .school after she com- plained .of a neck pain following a "spill, on the ice. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Horn, her parents, said1 that .they-re- turned from work at noontime and found the .door .open, her outdoor clothing undisturbed and.the girl'-missing. Horn said-he's convinced she has been abducted -but he .has not received a ransom demand. Horn pointed-to a-rut in the hard snow of the driveway, which he said he believed was left'by a vehicle that had'gotten stuck. Nashua Girl, 17, Habit After Trips By MICHELE BUJOLD ".You can't control your thoughts-they keep sweeping -across your mind until it gets 10 a real thumping in your can't stand it. It really scares don't' know wherp, you are or what you're When It hap- pened to nie, I started crying, really sobbing, .hysterical at least what my sister, said Thus-the description of a "bad trip" by a 17-year-old: Na- nhua girl, who admits to being a former drug abuser. It all started two years ago, when she was A guy she went out-with.on a date offered her: some to smoke. She took it. Tries LSD "At, first I thought the whole thing was a hoax." .she said. "Grass didn't do anything for me. One tiling led to another, and I tried some LSD that did plenty. I b'ked first." "LSD led to 'Speed' know, amphetamines. That wasn't bad at first either." She went on to say that soon she was taking either grass, or LSD, or speed, almost, every'day. Then it became a nightmare. "I had. V couple o[ really bad trips. 'I found, '.the hard way, that you 'should never trip when something is bothering you." would last .four or five hours, so she'd leave.home for a couple of days and stay: with a friend in Boston. Each time she left home, her parents would be frantic. "But I'd call them every now- and then, say 'I'm all right1, then hang up before they had a chance to say anything. I want- ed to go home but I couldn't face them." Her marks in school took a nose to the bot- tom, almost straight F's. "When you're on she says, "it takes up your whole life. You lose interest in everything school, family, even social life. eyen like.to.be with 'and' .you become moody" and irritable." Finally, she took a trip, and was gone from home for five days. "I got-sick of it. I hated what I was doing to myself. I wanted to go homeland I was of the .whole, tiling. And I-was in-a lot of. trouble." She was. scheduled to go to court- for running away, but her Pay Hikes, Equipment Boost Police Budget to A 5.5 per cent. wage, increase, the addition of six the purchase of three additional cruis- ers and special equipment are re.- quested.in the proposed 1989 po- lice department budget submitted today to Mayor Dennis J. Sulli- van and the aldermen. The budget amounts to JSSliTM, an increase.of compared to last year's appropriation. Other major changes proposed include the granting of two ad- ditional paid holidays and longevity bonus to patrolmen with only five years service. At pres- ent, Ihe first longevity bonus comes after 10 years service at a rate of Sets Own Wages The department has autonomy In letting wages, a prerogative which has been bitterly assailed by Sullivan 'in past budget Has- sles. A pre-hearing on the polica. department budget requests Is scheduled for Feb. 19..........." Increases in salary accounts be- cause of added fringe benefits, the general wage boost and added per- sonnel add up to of the overall budget rise. With the raise, the salary, of Chief Paul J. Tracy will jump Persian Rug Galleries FOR Our Sale is on. 3 Rugs washed for the price of 1 Sale For 1 month only Main St. Call 882-5604 PIZZA by Charles Famous thru out New England 147 W Pearl St. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular Charl.. SPECIAL PIZZA TUESDAY QQc ONLY yy T.ltphen. II9-4S42 Opin II A.M. to 2 A.M. Men. thru Sat. Sundays 3 P.M'.teMidniU from. to Deputy Chiefs Charles Hurley and Eu- gene Tafe will' see then- salaries boosted from! to At the other end of the wage scale, the annual salary for be- ginning patrolmen will be raised from to or in week- ly salary terms from to In its capital equipment sched- ule, the department has included for the purchase of: narcot- 'ibs investigation items; for a. base station radio transmitter to replace the present state po- lice-owned transmitter which is obsolete due to a frequency change by the state police; to replace three sedans, two wag- ons'and to add three sedans, with used vehicles to be retained by the city for other departmental use; for the purchase of. Slippery Roads Cancel Classes In Area Schools Slippery road conditions arid hazardous .driving resulted in no school for several area towni today. Enjoying an unexpected holiday were children in Litchfield, Mil- ford, Amherst, Mont Vernon and Wilton. Several private school! and kindergartens in outlying areas, including Hudson, also called off classes. Reports from some :of (lie sub- urban'-, areas indicated that sheet of ice was thick enough for children to ice skate in the fields and'lawns. three typewriters; for the replacement of a fingerprint cam- era; and to outfit the pro- posed new. police vehicles with mobile radios, sirens and dome lights Seek Federal Aid 'The .budget allocates ia PAY HIKES Pare! lawyer suggested she be sent away to a hospital instead. She then spent three long, hard months at a hospital to over- come the effects of withdrawal. She was in the same ward with hvo murderesses, and psy- chotics; "Tlie women would come into your room at night while you. were sleeping and steal food and she says. "And the murderesses .they shouldn't, have been .withv the other .wom- en. They'could fly off af'any.: time. During the'- three" months I was there, I-saw a doctor exactly twice." When she got out, she-began haying sessions in. a. program offerred in Rye, N.H., by a, for- mer hard-core only was lie at one time addicted to the "hard' stufP' (heroin, but he was .also: :a'n alcoholic. After lengthy: treatment -at'the rehabilitation center-, and -hos- pital for hard-core addicts in Ky., 'he- lacked the habit. He -then earner to-New .Hampshire, to set up. a-program to help teen agers kick it, and if possible, keep them from ever trying it. Tlie Nashua girl 'has' 'now kicked the hallucinatory -drugs and "speed." But: -she admits sometimes she .has.re-, lapses as far as .grass cerned. The last time she smoked it. was a .month. ago: Plenty Available "There's so much of it around. It's just you.ca'n get it anytime you want to." She estimates that one out of every 15 high school-aged students smokes grass. Reliable statistics on this fact vary considerably. At any. rate, she advocates educating teen-agers against- the dangers of drugs before they try to take-them'.. "It's hard to stop, after they've started." 'she says. She cites a'recent, study the. Public.. Health Hospital rin "Lexington; Ky', hi11967; of addicts examined, had used.marijuana ia their 'Tlie sample includes addicts from all classes and professions', -repre- senting 48-states.- you're not keep wanting more, and 'in more 'powerful doses. If'you can get tlie kids to never-' even- start' smoking giass, you're better off" She looks excellent since sJie lacked is a beautiful, in- telligent teen-ager Her marks have- spruced up considerably; last semester she missed the honoi roll by one point She is shll friendly with her old group of friends, but, as she puts it, "I hang around with a different group now I try to avoid going to Aaii.es and parties, with tlie others, because I know in the cars they'll start smoking, grass. And. you can get high 'just breathing the smoke Hw advice for kids consider- in: smoking grass? v'Don't." Up to the Eaves BILLS ARE A PAW LET A. B. 0 HELP TOD GET OUT OF DEBT BY CONSOLIDATING TOUR BILLS PAST DUE O.B NOT. YOU OAH AVOID LKGAL AC- TKWi ITONS LETTERS AND THBEATENJNG PHONE OALtf. NOT! WAN KO SEOUBITT NO IF1 YOU OWE PAY AS LOW AS WEEKLT }29 WEEKLY 11.000 135 WEEKLY loom 101 92 Nftehua JI3-1737 ANCHOR BTJDGCT CONSULTANTS or -Offfcn Al and Harold Buckwitz of Hibbing, Minn., decided that if a snowblower would work on the ground, it would work just as well on the roof of Harold's show-cov- ered home. Up to 100 inches of snow-has fallen in the northern Minnesota area near Hibbing. IF YOU WANT A FREE PERSONAL CHECKING ACCOUNT, SEE US. INDIAN HEAD NATIONAL BANK Member WALUPAPER SALE Save up to 50% mw patUrni Nashua Wallpaper Co. Peai'l St. W2-9491 Allenstown Mrs. Horn broadcast an ap- peal over i Manchester radio station as some 75 law enforce- ment officers searched for the missing girl Thursday. "Only God in His infinite wis- dom .knows at this moment where Debbie is .and why th.il sorrow was she said. Mother Appeals She appealed for her daugh- ter tq, be kept safe and warm. Horn had this message; "I just want to say to the kid- naper, please leave her off in it public place so we can got to her." Mrs. .Horn is a secretary. Her husband is a self-employed me- chanic. Both are 34. Debra's brother, Buddy, 12, attends Allehstown 'Elementary School. Mrs. Horn describes the fami- ly is1 very religious. said the search was. concentrated in a six-mile square area around the Horn home in this small community of about 10 miles south- east of Concord. Most of the searchers; heavily clothed' against: the New. Hamp- shire winter, were on foot.'Some used others 'used snow- traveling vehicles.; A spokesman said the FBI had not been-asked to enter the case, .but was watching devel- opments. Debra is described asY'.'very. small" girl for her age, is weights about pounds. When she was 'last seen, she was wearing. a light gold jumper, white turtlenecfc sweater.' .and- gold knee-length socks. Mrs. Horn said she is con- vinced her. daughter' has-beeii the child left without taking and, Mrs. Horn! explained that. girl a: herself and. had. in.scrib.ed it with from the scrip- tures: "'Casting all your' carei upon. Him for: He She .added: what, we're, all doing." Task Foree Plan Nashuan Raps Statistics 1 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The journey that Gov. Walter Peter- son's task force bill is making along Hie New Hampshire leg- islative path has hit a detour in the Senate. The bill was sent to Its Ex- ecutive Departments Committed for hearings instead of to the Finance Committee. This means the measure must first survive the Executive De- partments group before It can be dispatched to the Finance Committee. Hearing Scheduled The decision by the upper chamber Thursday came on the first roll call vote taken in the Senate. Senate President. Stew- art Lamprey's bid to ship the bill to .the Finance Committee was vacated .by a 13-9 vote. The Senate then routed the the Executive Committee; where it is due for Shearing next Wednesday.. It means an additional delay in the House-passed plan to cre- ate a task force to study ,gov: ernmental effectiveness. Measures on suspension of a driver's license for speeding or stop sign violations and on re- strictions; prohibiting the trans- fer, of motor Vehicle registra- tions were killed by the House. The lower chamber agreed with the recommendations of its Transportation Committee. The House also killed a meas- ure requiring some nursing homes to accept welfare cases. The bill had been rejected by the Public Health Committee. And the House killed a meas- ure-on the' penalties for .dKving after 'suspension or revocation of. 'an operators 'license., :The bill hid been turned idowft'.by the Judiciary House .passed: it bill eliminate the use of petitions .by candidates' 'for.delegate'to the national convention. The revi- sion in the New Hampshire presidential .primary .law .is sponsored by Rep.-. David- Ster- ling, R-Hillsboro, head o'f.iPresi- dent Nixon's Granite' Stati forces in 1968: Under the measure, the-only way to file as a' candidate for delegate would be to pay thf J10 fee'to the'secretary of state. The House will be meeting, at 11 a.m. for the rest'of the, ses- sion, .the same. time, it has been, meeting iii past, years. Rep: Maria Carrier, '.D- Manchesleiy called for of .comprehensive' election- if form, in New; Hampshire. ;She spoke at a hearing held by House Committee on Statutory Revision. u seeking a commission to recodify, reorganize ana ila- plify all the laws on TASK FORCE Bttl' President Asks End of Draft When Viet Waif Costs Drop By FRANK CORMIER'.-. WASHINGTON Presi- dent Nixon has asked Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird .to, set up a special commission, "to develop a detailed plan of action for fending the draft." The request announced by the White IIousp Thursday repre- sented one- of several small steps taken at the same lime, to redeem campaign pledges. Gain Impetus These steps gained added im- petus today with' Nixon's planned statement to Congress, calling for more ..policemen, judges and'prosecutors to curb crime in the nation's That late afternoon, message was on a schedule including :a trip to the Pentagon for a brief- Ing with the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a pep talk to lower echelon defense During the campaign, Nixon repeatedly pledged an all-out ef- fort to combat crime, .particu- larly in Washington which he said should be a national model. Nixon ordered -.Atty'.r '.Gen. John Mitchell i earlier'4his, week to .map an .program against, crime in the '.-capital where homicides and rapes reached recprd.totals lastiyear, robberies' in December were 'double- the same month a year before and bank holdups have 'more'than tripled. On tfie' draft White House said Laird "was 'of the Presidents '.'con- victibn 'that an; aiUyqlunteer armed be established aft er the expenditures: fdr-Vietnam are substantially During the campaign, Nixon estimated 'creation of a Volun- teer; army would .billion. to billion 'in pay. raises. 'But he said part of that extra Spendr ing would'be offset by reduced training 'costs. Along with- the 'request for an end-the'draft" the White House; said, 'Nixon Has called: for studies or recommen- dations involving electoral 're- a possHe hkcin oat- mam interest paid fey banks on savings deposits, all aspects'of the program to develop sonie airhner, improvement the postal service, thr wisdom of thoroughly revising the John- ion administration1! -proposed budget for the coming fiscal year and a variety of'others. Postmaster General Winton M Blount told WWW Housa re- porters Thursday ttet and his aides were Jutd to cut Post Office Depart- ment costs with the hopt of avoiding a one-cent in the present six-cent first class mail rate The increase was rec- ommended earlier this month by Johnson Blount also announced nominations for top Post Office positions, including that Elmer T Klassen, former" presi- dent of the American Can r Co., to be deputy postmaster gener- al Enclosed Swimming Pool By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER A capital budget re- quest for a new enclosed swim- ming pool has been submitted to City Planner Fred D. McCutchen by the Park-Recreation commis- sion. Roger C h a n t a 1, commission clerk; said it is hoped funds can be obtained to-begin the swim- ming pool construction this year. McCutchen is in the process o( revamping the five-year capital budget" for consideration in UM "annual public improvement! ac- count of the municipal budget by Mayor Dennis J, Sullivan. Sites Considered Cliantal- said several sites have been considered for the' proposed pool and the commission it "seri- ously thinking" of situating it at Labine Park which is near the Fairgrounds. Junior High: School- In discussing the swimming pool situation, Chantal sajd increasing pollution problems at Field's Grow are complicating the opera- tions of that .facility oh, an in- creasing level every year. There has 'been, some .thought he said, to enclosing Cen- tennial Pool for year-found use, but no decision has been made. "The commission feels that thf southwest section of the city needs more adequate swimming faculties than we Have Chantal said, "and mat the city needs at least one enetosad pub- lic pool for year-round Use by" oar expanding population He also said the commission is considering the constfuctwn W 1MO of a permanent facility to Re- place the present swimhung pool at the Airport Station i TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Abby Classifieds Suburban 13, 14, 15, News FREE CHECKING for Junior Senior Citizens NASHUA TRUST COMPANY HEMUKB f..D, I.'C, Comics Crossword Editorial Financial HalBoyki Lawrence Nashua Scene Obituaries Pearson Sports U 121 Taylor Television Thaaten U Dr.ThostesonW Weather 1 WKker Wonxn'i FUEL OIL, SAVE MORE WMh LORKN Wl Ca MaAM Ml 111 town.   

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