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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 11, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle In by-gone days, when you asked "Is It a boy or a you were look- ing at a baby. Nashua ffteleoraph 1969 Ttltgroph's 100th Ytor As A Daily Ncwipaptr C 9 Wcathei Cloudy, Cold Tonight Fair, Cold Wtdntsdoy FULL REPORT ON PAGI TWO VOL. 100 NO. 291 Established a Weekly October Incorporated a Dally March 1, Ittl NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1969 Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N. H. 18 PAGES Price TEN CENTS Brooke Shuns Nixon Offer By WARREN WEAVER JR. Niw York (irviti WASHINGTON Sen. Ed-- ward W. Brooke has rejected a request from President Nixon that he head the United States delegation to an economic con- ference in Africa. The underlying reason for Brooke's refusal to accept the assignment was a conviction that he was not being sought out for a substantive role in American foreign policy but rather as a visible but non- functioning front man, a posi- tion he does not enjoy. The Massachusetts Republic- an denies that this episode rep- resents a new or continuing breach with the Presi dent. Whether or not this is correct, it illustrates the uneasy political relations that exist betw e e n Nixon and the most prominent and successful Negro office- holder in his party. These relations could have more than ordinary signifi- Tclegraph Vol 1, No 1 Sought for Centennial The Nashua Telegraph Is continuing Its search for Vol. 1, No. 1 published on a Monday March 1, 1869. The first copy is needed In conjunction with a special edi- tion marking the Telegraph'! 100th anniversary as a dally newspaper. It will be pub. lished in the spring. The Telegraph will pay tor the first copy in perfect condition which Is brought into Us newsroom, 60 Main Street, It will be on display during Its centennial year. Highlighti of the 100th anniversary cele- bration will be MI open house and dedication of its new pro- duction facility on Pearson Avenue, in the rear of Us Main Street plant. Other photos and stories which residents may feel have special significance to the newspaper's hundred year roundup, will be conadered for publication. All materials loaned for such use will be safeguarded and returned.. The both weekly and daily, have been pub- lished continuously since Oct. 20, 1832. cance at a time when Nixon, by his own acknowledgment, is try- ing to win a degree of respect from a black community that scarcely supported him at all in last fall's election. The unsettled state of the po- litical alliance between the President and Brooke goes back to the early days of the 1968 campaign and continues through the post election period ol cabinet selection. On early flights of the Nixon campaign plane, Brooke was an Invited guest, posing with the candidate as they disembarked at various urban airports. But after a few weeks, the Senator quietly, dropped out of the trav- eling entourage and did not re- appear. He maintains that he spent the rest of the fall running all over the'country speaking for Nixon and other Republican can d i- dates, that there was no slack- ening of his political activity but merely a shift in its em- phasis. His friends report, however, that he was angry and bitter over the role he had been as- signed' by the Nixon operation, one that emphasized his being seen with the candidate but did not give him any real opportu- nity to contribute his political expertise or knowledge in issue areas. Differences broke out into the open once in early September after Nixon had publicly placed the problems of the cities at the bottom of a national priority list. The Senator protested audi- bly but later told a news con- ference he still supporting the presidential candidate, de- spile some disagreement. It was shortly thereafter he. gave up his seat in the campaign plane. The question of whether Brooke was manipulated for po- litical effect in the cabinet-se- lection interim, as some believe he had been during the cam- paign, is a more complicated one. The Senator himself has said, both publicly and privately, that he considers the multiple offer made to him by Nixon to have been genuine and legitimate, not merely a proposal made with the sure knowledge it would be rejected and thus aimed solely at enlisting Negro support for the incoming ad- ministration. Hudson Chief Cites Department Needs HUDSON The need for an- other police officer and for an extra fulltime cruiser in Hudson is acute, according to the 1968 police report from Chief Andrew J. Polak. "Enforcement is the key to he says- "To be able to enforce the law more readily we need, as I have stated on numerous occasions, another cruiser on duty. We have one cruiser full time, that is, 24 hours, the other cruiser is on parttime. "Another fulltime officer is needed badly." Polak continues. "One officer resigned due to per- lonal reasons, and a replacement was appointed. We are still shorl two men." Polak also reported that the education of the men on the force is continuing. Many of the officers have been attending courses at St. Anselm's College in Man- chester on different phases of the law, crime detection and acci- dent investigation. The chief noted that twice monthly there is a meeting where instructions are given in all types of police work. This includes criminal and accident investiga- tions, camera work, how to ad- minister oxygen, and the use of side arms. Hudson totaled one motor ve- hicle .accident fatality, and 425 arrests for different offenses, he reported. Four arrests were made at gunpoint. The chief said that the police has been passing out pamphlets PIZZA by Charles Famous thru out New England 147 W. Pearl St. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular Charles SPECIAL PIZZA Telephone 889-4542 Open II A.M. to 2 A.M. Men. thru Sat. Sundays 3 P.M. to Midnife to school children to warn them to avoid getting into cars with strangers. He said that the de- partment has received calls re- porting that strangers have tried to induce children to ride with them. Polak .said that such incidents should always be reported be- cause even the smallest clue can sometimes lead to an arrest- He emphasized also that should Hud- son residents notice a strange truck or other vehicle lurking about in their neighborhood, that they should call the station at once. "If at all he says, "get the registration, make and jplor of the vehicle. This will greatly assist us in our investiga- tion of any house breaks or larceny. Any and all information will be kept in the strictest he concludes. Venezuela Plane Hijacked to Cuba CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) r A Venezuelan airliner with 88 passengers aboard was hijacked today. and ordered to fly to Cuba. The government-run airlines Aeropostal said the plane is a DC9 twin-jet, short-range airlin- er. It had a crew of five. The airline said the plane had taken off from Maracaibo at 8 a.m. and headed for Caracas. A short time later the pilot, Vladi- mirp Fernandez, reported to the control tower at Caracas that hijacker had ordered the plane to Havana. BILLS ARE A PAIN LET A. B. 0. HELP TOO GET OUT OP DEBT BY CONSOLIDATING TOUR BILLS PAST DUE OB NOT. YOU CAN AVOID LEGAL AC- TIONS .DUNS LETTERS AND THBEATENINO PHONE CALLS. NOT A LOAN NO sEcuarrr NO CO-SIGNERS IP YOU OWE PAY AS LOW AS WEEKLY S2.000 WEEKLY 13.000 135 WEEKLY CALL OB WRITE TODAT For Pence of Mind Tomorrow 1271 Elm St Mannhetter 665-5161 Room 108 92 Mill) St. Nanliua 883.1737 ANCHOR BUDGET CONSULTANTS or Offict Appofctminti Arrtnftd Nashua Returns To Near Normal After Big Storm The Big and Little of Snow Removal Contrasting styles on how to remove the inch snowfall which blanketed the Nashua area are depicted here. In the top photo a snowplow at Boire Field makes small work of a huge drift, while in the bottom photo, Albert Mayhew uses a hand plow to clear his Lake Street sidewalk. As if the Nashua area hasn't had enough, more -snow is predicted for tomorrow. Russian Defense Minister In Berlin; Tension Mounts Kiw York Times News Serviei BERLIN Marshal Ivan Ya- kubovsky, commander of, the Soviet bloc's Warsaw Pact Milk tary Alliance, flew to East Ber- lin today for talks with the East Germans about the East West conflict over access to West Berlin. Yakubovsky's visit, not previ- ously announced, followed by a day the East German imposi- tion of restrictions on free ac- cess. It came amid unconfirmed reports that the Communists planned further measures in re- action to West German plans to select a new president next month in West Berlin, 110 miles inside East Germany. Communist diplomats in East Berlin said that, the Soviet Union Peterson Signs Seven Measures CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Seven minor bills passed by the New Hampshire Legislature have been signed into law by Gov. Walter Peterson. One requires that every mo- torcycle operated in the state have a rear view mirror and footrests for each person on the machine. Another new law requires that any vehicle formerly used as a school bus must be repainted a color readily distinguishable from national school bus chrome yellow. 20th Road Death Recorded in N.H. FAHMINGTON, N.H. (AP) New- Hampshire's highway fa- tality toll for the year reached 20 today with the death of a Farmington teen-ager. Warren Phillips, 16, died Mon- day in a hospital in Dover from injuries sustained in a car crash here Sunday on Route 16. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH and East Germany were plan- ning to stage joint military ma- neuvers in .a test of nerves de: signed to prevent the election scheduled for March 5. West Germans traveling by car to West Berlin were being delayed about two hours longer than normal by tighter East German identity checks. Yakiibovsky was met in East Berlin by top-ranking officers from the Soviet and East Ger- man armed forces. A Soviet embassy spokesman in East Berlin said that Yaku- bovsky had come to discuss "the current situation." Under the travel ban, sched- uled to be put into effect Satur- day, all members of the West German Federal Asse m b 1 y, which selects the president, and all West German military per- sonnel were forbidden to cross East Germany to and from West Berlin until further notice. Despite mounting tension, few allied officials believe that Rus- sia would precipitate a major crisis to coincide with President Richard M. Nixon's first official visit to Europe, Nixon, who is scheduled to come to Berlin' Feb. 27, six days before the German presidential election, has made it clear that he is un- dertaking the trip in prepara- tion for top-level talks between the United States and Russia. By JOHN HARRIGAN Yesterday was described as "No-Go and today is "Digging-Out as Nashuans attempted to make their way back to jobs and pick up the shreds of a weekend disrupted by one of the fiercest winter storms of the past decade. Schools Closed In the meantime, school stu- dents in Nashua enjoyed another holiday, while Hudson pupils re- ported for classes. New Hampshire had six deaths attributed to the storm. While Nashua was free of any fatalities, too Salem residents died of heart attacks while shoveling snow. They were Jerry .Houle, 56, and Charles Keene, 79, both of Salem. The latest victim was identi- fied as Dominique Ouillette, 74, of Manchester, who reportedly suffered a fatal heart attack Mon- day night while clearing snow with a jeep. Deaths of others have been attributed to clearing snow or succumbing to the storm in an- other way. The other storm victims Include Arthur Lattime, 62, of 'Raymond, stricken Monday while clearing snow; Harold Cady, 81, of Con- cord, grand secretary of the Grand Lodge of Masons of New Hamp- shire, who died Monday while shoveling snow; and Oscar Beau- doin, 59, of Manchester, found slumped dead in the middle of South Main Street in Manches- ter. Nashua's only storm-connected injury came when Michael Ges- naldo, 62, of Mulberry St., was taken to St. Joseph's Hospi- tal after he collapsed while shoveling snow. He was described as resting comfortably today. Department of Public Works crews today were continuing ef- forts to restore city streets to normal conditions, but were ham- pered by broken-down machinery and abandoned autos. A spokesman for the depart- ment reported they had cleared the majority of major streets, with "about ten" left for crews to clear. They described First and Second Streets as the worst for travel as of this morning, citing the cause for such condi- tions as a lack Of places to de-. posit snow. Rubbish Collections A Department official also an- nounced week-late rubbish collec- tions due to the storm. He said rubbish collection crews were aid- ing road crews in clearing city streets, and asked the cooperation of citizens in putting up with an extra week's supply of rubbish. The department said that small city streets clogged with snow would be cleared by front-end loaders as soon as possible. One of the city's snow-removal vehi- cles broke down yesterday. The break-down was cited as the rea- son snow could not be immediate- ly cleared from the middle of Main Street. Nashua Police reported no se- rious accidents yesterday and this morning, although they said they made an emergency run with a four-wheel-drive vehicle yesterday to take a baby stricken with pneumonia to the hospital. Peter George, a six-month old child, is listed in good condition in Memorial Hospital. Police re- moved him from his parent'! home at 19 Weslray Drive at P.M. Police said they bad to plqw with the ambulance before they could reach the George home. Police also said tlrey had tagged many vehicles for towing if they impeded snow-removal operations. Fire Chief Albert L. Tanguay said the fire department fortu- nately had only two minor calls to answer. was a false alarm. At p.m. yesterday, however, firemen answered a call to 30 East Dunstable Road, occupied by Jo- seph Simpson and his family when hot fat spilled on kitchen cabinets and set them ablaze. SNOW STORM Page I Appointed Peterson's Counsel By ADOLPHE V. BERNOTAS j CONCORD, N.H. (AP) At- torney Warren Rudman, 38, ol Nashua, today was named Gov. Walter Peterson's special coun- sel to represent the governor on state and national levels. Rudman also will serve as a liaison between Peterson's of- fice and the yet-to-be-formed citizens task, force to study state governmental effective- ness. The task force measure was up for review in the state Sen- ate today. The upper chamber ..was deciding which of two recommendations to accept: A majority of the Executive De- partment Committee called for approval of an amended version while a minority urged the bill be killed. If the Senate agrees with the majority report, the bill would be sent to the Finance Committee for more deliberations: Rudman had this to say today of the task force proposal: "Great things will happen In the state in the next two years and the task force will be the cornerstone of what the state is going to do and what it is going to be." Peterson said Rudman would represent him in a wide range of areas including the legis- lative field and the federal poli- WARREN B. RUDMAN cies involving New Hampshire. Rudman, who was Peterson's fiscal agent during the guberna- torial campaign last year, "wilj follow up special projects of la- terest to the the gover- nor said. Rudman is taking a leave of absence from his law practice with the firm of Stein, Rudman and Gormley. Peterson also said Rudmaa will, in part, take up the re- sponsibilities of the: late: Bob Arthur, who had been the gov- ernor's research and press aide. Funds Are Lacking' Doctor Pushes for Drug Clinic in Nashua Abby Baker Classifieds 15, 16, Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Hal 4 17 15 15 4 3 4 Reston 4 Sports 12, 13 Suburban News 8 Television 13 Theaters 14 Dr. Thosteson 14 Weather 2 Nashua Scene 4j Wicker Obituaries 21 By MICHELE BUJOLD .Medical authorities agree, School officials, city officials, and even state officals all have recog- nized the need. "There is no doubt in anyone's mind that this is a need in Na- says Zlatko M. Kuftinec, M.D., a local psychiatrist. "But no one is ready to talk about he adds. The need? A Drug Abuse-Alcoholism Clinic for the area. Sees Problem Dr. Kuftinec is the medical di- rector of Nashua's Community Council Clinic, and he drug abusers and drug addicts. He says drug abuse is a definite problem in the Nashua area, and that a clinic is needed to cope with this problem. He even states that he could get the personnel to man the staff "Tomorrow, if need be." he says, "we have' no funds. Everyone's willing to talk about the need, but no one is ready to put up the money. We even need more funds to nin the clinic we have he says. Dr. Kuftinec in a former direc- tor of such a clinic.at the Dan- vers State Hospital in Danvers, Mass. He acknowledges the pres- ence of many marijuana smokers, in Nashua, especially teen-agers, and he recogntzes the A husky but intellectually sen- sitive man who speaks with a soft Yugoslavian -accent, Dr. Kuf- Psychiatrist Discusses Need for Drug Clinic Dr. Zlatko M. Kuftinec, medical director of Nashua's Community Council Clinic, animatedly discusses the drug problem in the city and the need for a Drug Abuse-Alco- holism Clinic with a 'Telegraph staff reporter. graphoto-Harrigan) (Tele- tinec emunerales the dangers in- herent in smoking marijuana, and the abuse of other "so-called minor dings like amphetamines, barbituates, and LSD." Greatest Danger ''The greatest he says, "lies in the fact that very little is known of the true effects of Custom Framing by Experts at reasonable rates plui Green Stamps at Nashua Wallpaper Co. W. Pearl St. 88J-MM Open Thurs. nights 'til FREE CHECKING for Junior Gr Senior Citizens NASHUA TRUST COMPANY MEMBER F. D. I. 0. these drugs physically and emo- tionally. The area has not been fully studied. Some drugs can af- fect one person for three or four hours another can be affected for as Jong as eight months." The second danger he elabo- rates upon is the result of drugs being obtainable only through the black market. "You never know the exact amount of intoxicating substance you are gelling in a marijuana cigarette or a drug tablet. It can vary tremendously, depending on the source. For ex- ample, a cigarette of marijuana that was grown in Mexico is usually more potent than the ma- rijuana of the home-grown varie- he says. "As in all drugs, a small dose usually produces the expected symptoms. Users refer to it as an elevated feeling, a mildly pleasant feeling. However, ten times that dose could produce the exact opposite effect Ihey become tense, restless or de- pressed." "A few of he says, "be- come actually suicidal." Effects Damaging Dr. Kuflinec elaboraled on the damaging effects of LSD: "Users FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With LORDEN OIL CO. INC. 'rrini I towns. 465-2267 Persian Rug Galleries FOR Our Sale is on. 3 Rugs washed for the price of 1 Sale For 1 month only S7M Main St. Call 88J-MM of LSD are affected by all kinds of stimuli it the same time. Ex- treme brightness and extreme darkness, opposite emotions el happiness and depression all at the same time. The theory that LSD users are more creative than normal people is absolutely false. Extensive tests have been conducted and proved that 95 per cent of the users were less crea- tive." "Colors do look brighter to LSD users because they connot filter them but neither can they re- produce what they he "Actually, USD is no lonfer the problem it was before. The of many bad trip) have dis- couraged he As for marijuana weft, "Ike personality structure is These pnple feel imdiqwte, end MUSCLMC
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