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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 5, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                                TcxUy'i Chuckle Current returns on the winter TV thowi reveal that top ratings went to the "no school today" announce- ments. _ Tthjgroph't 100th As A Daily Ntwipapr Wwthw Cotd.Ttnfeht Fair, Cold FUU ON MM VOL. 100 NO. 286 Eitabliihtd u i Weekly October to, in Incorporated ai a, Ditty March 1, 1W NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY Second Clin PoiUfi Paid At Nashua, N. H. 40 PAGES Met TO CB4Tf Dies In Crash The -death of a Nashua- bom Milford woman and a Milan woman in two sepa- rate accidents has brought the New Hampshire high- way fatality toll for the year to 17. Milford Resident A pregnant mother, Mrs. Carol Ann Beaudien, 29, who was born in Nashua and was a resident of Willow Street in Milford, was killed in a head-on crash in Brook- line on Route 13 near the junction of Route 130 at last night. Also killed was Mrs. Louisa Demers, 69, of East Milan, who died when a pickup truck in which she was a passenger col- lided, head-on with another truck on Milan Road in Milan. Mrs. Beaudien was driving on Route 13 with her daughter, Su- zanne, 18 months old, when her car collided with another driven by Radcliffe Cheeseman, of 14 Leominster Road, Lunenburg, Mass. Suzanne is. listed in fair con-. "dition. at St. Joseph's .Hospital, with skull injuries and lacer- ations. Cheeseman is in good con- dition at the (ante hospital with mouth injuries. Mrs-' Beaudien was pronounced dead at, p. m. by Dr. John Spring, Hillsborough County Medi- cal Referee. She was eight months pregnant at the time of her death and. doctors were un- able to save the baby. Both vehicles were completely demolished in the crash. She is survived by her hus- band, Harold Beaudien; ona daughter, Suzanne; her parents, Joseph and Antoinette Krush of Milford; and one sister, Joan B. Krush of Connecticut. In the Milan accident, Mrs- Demers was killed when a pickup track driven by her husband, Alfred Demers, 73, smashed into a tractor trailer driven by Har- old Ball, 72, of Berlin. Ball was not injured. Demers suffered several fractured ribs arid.a scalp laceration. Peterson Mulls Nashuan's Views On Task Force Sirhan Called to Testify Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, accused of the murder of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, arrives for today's session of his trial .with one of his attorneys, Emile Zola Herman.. The defense announced Sirhan would testify about the family's finances in an effort to quash the indictment on the grounds the grand jury which returned it is not a cross-section of the community. The effort failed. (AP Wirephoto) Apartment Complexes In Jeopardy By CLAUDETTE DUHOCHER Zoning interpretations which Jeopardize the proposed construc- tion of four large apartment com- plexes will be reviewed at a meeting of the Planning Board and'the Zoning Board of Adjust- ment, City Planner Fred D. Mc- Cutchen said today. McCutchen' said. the zoning diffi-' culties involve a literal interpre- tation of frontage requirement! by City Engineer 'James F. Hogan, an ex-officio member of the Planning Board. According to Hogan's view of zoning requirements, McCutchen said, buildings oh a lot must front on. a public street. The proposed apartment coni-. plexes would have their own pri- vate service roads leading to a public street. Projects involved include the Hartford Realty Company apart- ment units off .Amherst Street to the" rear of Rich's Department Store; the Gladstone Brothers development on the South Daniel Webster Highway to the rear of the Little Shoe Store annex; the Draper Development Corpor- ation's development on the South Daniel'Webster. Highway to the rear of the Cathay Island restaurant and called Louisburg Square; and an apartment com- plex proposed by Thomas Flatley of Weymbuth, Mass, adjacent to Louisburg Square. Each complex would have several hundred apartments. i Objections Cited McCufchen said Hogan's objec- tions were discussed at a meet- ing of the Planning Board last night and the city will hold up on 'granting of construction permits until the problem is: resolved. Except for the Flatley pro- posal, the Planning Board has granted approval for the apart- ment complexes. Final site ap- proval was given for the Louis- burg Square last night after pre- liminaty review of long-range traffic plans for the-South DW Highway.. Edgar R. Caron was re-elected chairman of the Planning Jioard at the same session. Also re-elected were David Eld- redge, vice chairman, and S. Ray- mond Desmarais, clerk. Held up for further study were Snal site plans for the Shadwell Road subdivision and the Hilton II. S. And Vietnamese Study 3-Nation Peace Force Plan By MICHAEL GOLDSMITH PARIS (AP) US and South Vietnamese negotiators are studying proposals tor a three-nation peace' ''force of Asian neutrals to guarantee any Vietnam peace settlement, dip- lomatic Sources reported today. The nations most frequently mentioned are Japan, Indonesia and Burma These and other Asian countries have been dis- creetly sounded out by the Unit- ed States, the sources said Officials End Search For Missing Girl ALLENSTOWN, N.H. (AP) The wide-ranging search, for 11- year-old Debra Lee Horn, who disappeared from her home in this central New .Hampshire community last Wednesday, ended today with investigators no closer to-solving the case than they were when she was reported missing. State Police Capt. Kenneth Hayes made the announcement at a late morning news briefing. Hayes said investigation of tht disappearance would continue, emphasizing that only active large-scale search operations were being suspended. Hayes said there still had been no significant develop- ments in the disappearance. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Nashua Scene 4 Pearson 4' American and. South Viet-f delegates in Pans have5 spent much time in private con- sultations on how to enforce a As far as is known 'the-North Vietnamese and Viet Cong have not participated in such discussions. The diplomats said the pro- posal probably will not be voiced at the peace conference .until there is some progress to- ward a settlement The third 'session of four-way talkj Is scheduled Thursday The'conference Is deadlocked because Hanoi and the Viet Cong's National Liberation Front refuse to discuss military de-escalation without simulta- neously discussing a, political Settlement for South Vietnam, and.Saigon insists the confer- ence has no .right" to discuss South Vietnam's .internal af- fairs. 'Despite 'the deadlock both sides seem ;to, agree on the need ...to-, revive and .revise key provi- sions ofrthe 1954 Geneva agree- intents that ended the French In- dochina war. These partitioned "Vietnam "provisionally" at .the. 17th parallel and set up an In- terhational' Control Commission made up of Canada, Poland and India. Features On Inside Pages Among features In today's Inside pages are the Gear, .papers as Koreans prepared to board Pueblo, page India's 56 million 'Untouch- ables' are still discriminated against, page 2S; Nixon to probe possibility of improving U.S.'PeldHg rela- tions, (lage J8; SjnthesizaHen of enzymes should open new fields of re- search, page Changing .U.S.; system of electing presidents is bejag dis- cussed, page 34. Development Corporation subdivi- sion off Conant Road. No action was taken on. the final site plan for the Momingside Estates subdivision, which in- cludes the proposed relocation of a section of Hills Ferry Road, because the. plan-remained in- complete for submittal. Approved was the subdivision of a lot on Manchester Street owned by Robert Murray. Approved on condition drainage and sidewalk construction meet- with specifications of the- city en- gineer was a final site plan sub- mitted for Wellington Farms. A preliminary plan submitted by Fred Tirrell for a residential subdivision off Main Dunstable Road was held up'for study. Also retained for study were plans submitted by the Board ol .Education for acquisition of prop- erty abutting the cityrowned Yu- property and another parcel to.be bought on Gilson Road. The- proppsed acquisition, which will require approval by the Board of Aldermen, involves splitting up larger tracts. A site plan for a manufacturing building on Progress Avenue sub- mitted by Gerald Q. Nash approved. Filming a part of the meeting was a camera crew? from Channel 11 for incorporation in a: film series being prepared by the state planning department" .on community planning. By Adolphc V. Bernotas CONCORD, N. H. (AP) Gov. Walter Peterson says he and his aides are reviewing his citi- zens task force bill and Atty. den. George Pappa- gianis' questions and sug- gestions regarding it. The governor told news men late Tuesday that "we have some clarification in mind." No Decision However, the governor said he; wouldn't make a final deci- sion on the form' the clarifica- tion would'take .until some time before today's hearing by the Senate's Executive Departments Committee. Pressed by newsmen on what he meant by clarification, the governor said he. has two op- tions open. One, would be to propose an amendment'to the bill.' The other would be to let it go through as it is' and to enter, a so-called "Rider Bill" clarifying, it. The governor reported he couldn't say just which course his administration would because he will need more in- formation as to how the Senatt feels ajbout the measure. Peterson was asked whether he felt the attorney general was stepping into an area outside his concern. The governor replied that he didn't. He said the matter is "in the area of policy." He added, "We've been acting with that in said that he has the :best interests of the departments -in mind. The governor said that despite reports that his administration was upset over the slow" pace which the bill is taking through the legislative process, he was satisfied that it "is on an ly course." >'i The bill would create a com- mittee to make a full study of the effectiveness of state -gov- ernment. The governor ers it the prime piece of legn- lative business at this session. The Associated Press learned that Pappagianis, acting' as the state's, legal spoke Up in a letter, asking some ques- tions and offering some sugges- tions on the bill. said his remarks .wen' Intended to be constructive and beneficial. Fappagianis said: "I cannot remain silent while major legis- lation threatens to become en- acted iii a form that will under- mine some of its Some of the questions he raised included whether the sal- ary of a state worker drafted for the task force would come from the departmental budget or the task force 'appropria- tion. Unaware of Aetietv The minority leaders, Sen. Harry 'Spanos of Newport .and Rep Robert Raiche of Man- chester, said they were not aware the attorney general was going to take a position on the bill. They said that what ht wai saying is What they've "bewr saying that the bin should be "analyzed objectively." They contended it li vagut and might hot stand- lip te Judicial: scrutiny based on Hs contents. The Democratic leaden laid they sympathize with Pappagl- PETERSON 1 Boiler Testing Creates Noise That shrill noise you may have heard-in the downtown area iii recent days was steam being dis- charged from a new boiler which the Nashua Corporation installed to add to its steam generating capacity- The boiler has undergone a series of tests to check perform- ance from .a low point to full capacity, according to Robert Potter, plant engineer. He said the tests will be com- pleted today. Potter said in part, "As the boiler capacity is greater- than the steam load being used..by the plant, -some: steatri'must be dis- charged to the atmosphere to provide V full load test. "The expansion of a large quan- tity- of steam from 125 pounds per square inch -pressure to atmos- pheric causes a noise similar to that of' a Jet engine. The new. boiler is rated at pounds per. hour 6f 125 pounds .per steam, with a fuel consumption .of. .IS gallons per minute of No, 6-fuel oil." Chinese Defector In Tight Security By JUAN DE ONIS Niw York NIWI lirvlM WASHINGTON The highest- ranking Communist Chinese diplo- mat ever to defect to the United States arrived under tight securi- ty today from the Netherlands and requested political asylumi the state department announced. The diplomat, Liao Hu-Shu, de- 'lected-Jari. 24 in The Hague from post as charge or acting chief of the Communist Chinese embassy in the Nether- lands. He-turned-himself over to Dutch police and asked to come to the U.S. Robert J. McCloskey, department spokesman, said Liio was being held cus- tody" pending a decision on his request for asylum.'.... .The refused, to-sliy IfU.S. agents'had contacted.Liio before his break, how the defec- tor was flown to U.S. where he if neing held US officials said that Itttlt was known about the Mrycar-old diplomat who had been attached to the Chinese Communst em- bassy in The Hague since April, 1963 There was lively Merest amom diplomatic ..and intelugenet spe- cialists about whit mar do- close under interrogation cause of. his rtlinvely. high matie rank, it was expected Liao nay have an back- ground. China specialists noted that survived the purge of many senior diplomats that began.in.late. 19M as part of thi Chinese "cultural revolution." The last diplomat defector from Communist China to.the US. wu a third secretary from Peking's embassy IB Damascus, Syria. Program on Drugs Attracts School Budget in Hudson Reaches Million Mark Abby Classifieds 37, 38, 38 Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Hal Boyle Lawrence Obituaries Sports Suburban News Television Theaters 10 15 M, Dr. Thosteson Weather Wicker PIZZA by. Charles Famous thru out New England M47 W. Pearl St. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular Cfiarlui SPECIAL PIZZA TUESDAY QOc ONLY Telephone 117-4142 Open II A.M. fa 2 A.M. Mon. thru Sat. Sundays 1 P.M. H MttVilH by BILL ROBERTS HUDSON-A 12 r million budget was presented at a public hearing called by the Hudson School Dis- trict last night. If approved, the budget is to raise tha Hudson tax rate anywhere from to 16. Several hundred persons at- tended the hearing, held at the Memorial School. The hearing al- lowed Hudson citizens to express their feelings to the town budget committee on every item in the proposed budget. Teachers salaries were in the and- lively discussions took place. The School Board's position was expressed by board member Kenneth Clark: "For, quality education with continuity of staff." dark provided (round on .the negotiation! be- tween the School Board and tht Hudson Teachers Association. He stated that -the initial pro- posal by the teachers shocked board, and he sensed that tht counter proposal had the game effect on the teachers. It was emphasized that all negoti- ations were conducted on the highest professional plane by both parties. Next Hearing Another, public bearing will be held on Feb. M when three major BIOS ARE A PAIN IW A, B. 0. HELP I0n GET OUT OP DEBT BY CONSOLIDATING TOT7R BHitS PAST DUE OR NOT. TOU CAN AVOID LEGAL AO- jaoss mrss LETTERS JND THREATENING PHONZ HO IEOTMTT NO CO-SIONMS OC OWI PAT AS LOW AS .115 WEEKLT S.OOO 128 5.000' Wffm UTll'fiiaTlrS.--------------- lot 92 Main 81, -NMlllli.SM.1737 ANCHOR BUDGET CONSULTANT! OF'- OffiCt Irruiet areas will be discussed: (1) The proposed expansion of the Me- morial School, (2) Proposed addi- .tlonal elementary school for the town and (3) Tuition students at Alvirne High School. Other areas covered by discus- sion last night were: school li- braries and materi- als, teaching supplies, health serv- iit, teacher insurance, student 'body activities and new buildings. Various points were brought out, including the fact that the school board figure of per pupil-for libraries is un- der the national average of Increase in teaching-supplies and allied items is based on projected enrollment of 2767 up from J474 in increase of 293 pupils. Health service also raised a dis- cussion. TTie School Board pro- posed a third nurse while the budget committee recommended the line'be held with the present nurses. The proposed budget estimated by the.School. Board includes a total appropriation of out of is to be raised by taxation. Two bond is- sues, totaling are pro- one for a new elementary school, the other for an addition to the Memorial School. Approximately (6 per cent of the community's tax dollar is spent for education. The Feb. budget hearing will be held at the Memorial School at p.m. By JOHN RAKRIGAN An overflow crowd jf per- sons attended a program on drug abuse and prevention last night in the Nashua High.School, auditorium. Sponsored Nashua Po- lice Department and part of a full-scale drug prevention pro: gram, the main speaker was Jesse Trow, executive director of the state Alcohol and Drug Commission. Sharing the table with Trow were Sgt, ;Everett moderator, Chief Paul J. Tracy, Brother Roger Bernier, social science instructor at Bishop .Guertin, City Physician Dr. Da- vid Connors and Judge Leonard Velishta. Also featured in the program was a film, "The Dangers of which was shown after the five speakers had pre- sented their views- on the Na- shua area drug situation. Sgt. Costa introduced the first speaker about 15 minutes late, as proceedings were held up while those wishing to attend streamed in, finally filling up the lower seats and the balcony. Dr. Connors'Views Dr. David Connors spoke brief- ly on the medical aspects of drug abuse. He tlwn went on to say that this isn't just "a problem with. some kids in a dimly lit room." He said that the. problem is hitting mainly 'at "middle class" youngsters, and urged close cooperation be- tween parents and local authori- ties. He further stated that there was a great need for par- ents to get together with their children to discuss and help them with the drug issue. Judge Velishka said that hit main concern with the drug problem dealt with the largt numbers of young people ap- pearing before him on drug charges. "I am no authority on he lam con- cerned with what has happened to our youth. "What caused the kids I have to defend in court to act as they he asked the crowd. He went on to say that while it is true that marijuana in par- ticular can be grown "in your back a better quality of the weed is grown in southern climates. "We've got to get tht he stated, to those who sell drugs to others for profit. He said that It was evident the marijuana fly up here." He went on to say that he had figures which showed that of drug users interviewed, 70 per cent admit- ted they had started on marl- Cites Telegraph Article Judge Velishka noted the re- cent Telegraph article about tht young girl who had unpleasant experiences with "speed" and other higher forms of drugs, saying that she was trying to warn her fellow youngsters about the possible consequences of addiction. Brother Roger Bernier spoke on the young people get Involved in drugs, cit- ing dislike for the "establish- ment" and a questioning of values as some of the primary causes. At one point, he leveled Speaks at Drug Meeting Jesse Trow, executive director of the N.H. Alcohol and Drug Commission, describes the drug problem on a state-wide basis before a large gathering at the High School auditorium last night. (Telegraphoto-Harrigan) a finger at the audience, saying, "The you and me." He went on to say that much of the blame for present prob- lems with young people should be laid squarely on (he shoul- ders of the parents, adding that he thought pressures for achier- ment and success forced teen- agers to resort.to drug use and other escapist- methods. He stat- ed that the questioning of basic values and morals by youth has "taught you tnd I something la that respect." Mad Speaker Jesse Trow, tht principle speaker said; "I am very much impressed with what you and the police are doing in said- He cited the lack of serious drug prevention programs in state at large as cause for con- cern, adding that there is no full-scale program against druf abuse on the state level. Commenting on the extent ol the problem, Trow said, "I per- sonally feel that while we have comparatively few addicts in the state at this time, the num- ber is they are at least looking for help." He lauded community efforts to combat the problem, and atated that education on the many aspects of drug abuse was very important first step'in effectively fighting the spread- Ing of the situation. Following tht showing, of flit film, a question-and-answer pe- riod took place, with tht speak- ers fielding queries from tht large crowd through the use ol microphones in front of each speaker. Police spokesmen termed the meeting a "huge add- ing that the. number of those attending exceeded all expecta- tiens All those who came to the gathering were given new leaflet just acquired by police, dealing with whit the commu- nity as a whole can do to help the police in" their efforts tt combat drug probltw. FREE CHECKING for Junior Gr Senior Citizens NASHUA TRUST COMPANY HEltBEB I. D. 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