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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 12, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today'i Chuckle Sleeping will cure Insom- nia. So will sleeping indoorg. Nashua STeleqraph 1969 T.ttgroph'i 100th Year At A Dally 9. Weather Portly Cloudy Tonight Cloudy, Colder Thursdoy PULL REPORT ON PAGE TWO VOL. 100 NO. 292 Established Weekly October Incorporated ai a Dally March 1, Ittt NASHUA, NEW WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY Second CIiii Potteit PaW At Naihua, N. H. S4 PAGES Prict TEN CENTS Senate Backs Task Force Bill Proposed Oil Refinery Site Stone Islands on edge of deep-water Ma- chias Bay are at left. Plan would h a ve giant tankers dock near islands with oil pumped to refinery ashore. Conserva- tionists have called plan a threat to the scenic Maine coast. (AP Wirephoto) This view from "way down hi Machiasport, Maine, Is where it is pro- posed a foreign trade zone be estab- lished and an oil refinery built to process foreign oil. In Washington, a board recommended approval. Starboard and City Treasurer Vote Awaits Legal Ruling An opinion from City Solicitor 'Arthur 0. Gormley Jr. .will bi by thi aldermen before they set a date to elect suc- cessor to City Treasurer-Tax Collector Edward R. Benolt who retires March 15. The delay was agreed en after I motion to let tht election for the March 11 aldermanlc meet- Ing ran agrbund on charter com- plications raised by Gormley. Also thwarted was a move to have Benoit's resignation re- ferred to the aldermanlc rules eommittee for a set of election guidelines. Alderman Donald L. Ethier luggested the committee refer- ral. He said his intent was to have the. committee designate a set of guidelines for.choosing full-time employes whose hiring Is to be done by the aldermen. In this way, he said, the candi- dates would get fair treatment and criticisms similar to that, encountered In the recent city clerk's election would be avoid- ed. Dion Makes Motion 'Alderman Robert A. Dion, an unsuccessful candidate for thi eity clerk's position now held by Lionel Gullbert, made the motion to accept Benoit'i resignation. He asked Ethier to expand on the intent of his proposed amendment but in the end Dion refused to allow it to be tacked onto his motion. Four aldermen Ethier, Ar- thur H. Jean, Barry 1. Cerier and Maurice L. Bouchard voted against the Dion motion to demonstrate their opposition to Dion's stance. Ethier said considering tht criticism heard in the dty clerk's election, there wert many details lacking policy status in filling -full-time jobs. One of these, he .said, con- cerned the relationship of tht Yarger job classification plan. Other factors, he added, in- volved salary and job advertis- ing procedures. He said he did not think a person who deems himself to be qualified as a candidate CITY TREASURER Page I CONCORD, N.H. The bill creating Gov. Walt- er Peterson's citizens task force to study state govern- mental effectiveness has won its key test in the Sen- ate. Report Accepted The senators accepted tht favorable report of a majority of their Executive Departmenti Committee and icnt an version of the House- passed bill to their Finance Committee for a review of tht appropriation request. By 1IS-5, the Senate defeated a bid to kill the bill Tuesday. This move wai in a minority report from the Executive De- partment! Committee. Four Democrat! crossed party linei to vote with the majority Re- publicans in the test vote. The Senate then killed a by Minority Leader Harry Span- os, D-Newport, aimed at wiping out the GOP governor's top- priority legislative request and substituting a manage- ment-personnel study. The bill will return to tht Senate floor following the Fi- nance Committee Inspection of the price. If it wins final pas- sage, in the upper chamber, it goes back to the House for tht lower chamber's approval on amendments. The amendments approved by the committee are along lines suggested by Senate President Stewart Lamprey. They put House and Senate members on the task force's executive committee and pro- vide that legislation be sub- mitted 45 days after the task force produces its initial report. The .deadline was kept' at Nov. 1 for. the task force report with proposed legislation to be submitted in final form to the House speaker and Senate president by Dec. 15. In other business the approved thret housekeeping measures. Two updating the Rt- Statutes Annotated and one legalizing a December meet- Ing of the Pembroke School Dis- trict. Tht Senate killed a House- passed bill outlining procedures on the removal of the Fish and Game Department director. Sen. John Bradshaw, R-Nel- son, announced that Lamprey was recuperating in a Hanover hospital following removal of a benign tumor. In the House, a lengthy de- bate was culminated when members sent back to commit- tee a measure to prohibit cer- tain promotional games by gas- oline companies. The bill origin- ally had been rejected by the Statutory Revision Committee. Among those speaking in fav- or of returning the bill to commit- tee was Minority Whip George R-Laconia, calling himself an authority on the sub- ject. He said he was onct con- nected with the business and charged "the people art being taken by the games." Rep. Chris Anderson, sponsor of the measure, said he Intro- duced the bill on behalf of the retail gasoline dealers. He said the retail dealers and the public are paying the tab for the games. "They are being coerced by the big companies and it all comes out of their said Anderson. Another legislator with strong feelings on the matter was Rep. Malcolm Stevenson, R-Bethle- hem, who said he was one of those forced to use the promo- tional games., But some lawmakers did not want to pass the bill until it was specified that it did not bar the use of "green which most felt were useful. Wielding tht gavel Tuesday was Rep. James O'Neil, R- Chesterfield, while House Speak- er Marshall Cobleigh was storm-bound en route home from a legislative trip. In other legislative develop- ments: Two House members Intro- duced a resolution condemning the Soviet invasion of Czecho- slovakia. The resolution was en- tered by Reps. Sarkis Maloom- ian, D-Somersworth, and Georgt Roberts, R-Gilmanton. Charles Officer of Hanover, a former Democratic Congression- al candidate, has been named legislative assistant to Spanos. Officer, 42, unsuccessfully op- posed Rep. James Cleveland, R-N.H., In 1964. Officer is asso- ciated with a surveying firm. His appointment by the Fi- nance Committee and Lamprey was challenged by Sen. Chandler, R-Warner. Chandler said tht entire Sen- ate should vote on such matters instead of just a single commit- tee and the Senate head. Peterson signed into law nine more measures passed by tht legislature. Among them was a bill in- creasing the non-resident hunt- ing license fee from to It is expected it will produce an estimated Another new law specifically lists a snowmobile as a vehicle in which loaded weapons may not be carried. It was pointed out that many judges had felt snow-traveling vehicles are not motor vehicles. The governor also signed i measure repealing the provision that fish and game licenses must be worn on the outer clothing. The new law will allow thest licenses to be carried in tht pocket. Bouchard Wins Alderman-At-Large Seat Justice Department Launches Campaign Against eers By FRED P. GRAHAM Niw York Times NIWI firviii WASHINGTON The Justice Department has moved quickly In the first month of the Nixon Administration to begin using court approved wiretapping against suspected racketeers. Attorney General John N. Town Budget in Hudson Reaches Mark town budg- et including 21 warrant1 articles requiring the expenditure of funds, was presented at a public hearing by the Hudson Budget Committee last night to a small turnout of townspeople. The budget indicates an in- erease of approximately over the appropriations of last year. Fred Hebert, chairman of the Budget Committee, presented each item by item and, members of the Board of Selectmen as- listed in explanations. Many articles for the town war- rant were submitted by the select- men. They included requests for appropriations for: Increasing the wages of Highway Department personnel by 25 cents an hour; increasing the wages of police officers from 5135 to per week and patrolmen from to a week; defraying the ex- penses in preparing maps, set- ting up voting districts, and pre- paring new check lists; increas- ing the wages of the building in- from a year to year, and to increase the salary of the town moderator from per meeting to New Swimming Pool The Selectmen also requested Ptrsiin Rug Galltriti 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 Charlti SPECIAL PIZZA TUESDAY OOr ONLY Telephone 889-4542 Optn 11 A.M. to 2 A.M. Mon. thru Sat. Sunday! 3 P.M. to money for the design of new swimming pool and to operatt what is known as the Lion's Club Swimming Pool on a 10 year, lease basis, and money for a new pick- up truck for the Highway Depart- ment. Articles submitted through pe- tition include a request for a booklet containing all town ordi- nances and amendments, one for a chain-link fence at the Hudson Center Park and baseball field, one for a Little League Park and ball field at the Memorial School, and one to increase the wages at the police crossing guards to per week. Requests for funds from the Budget Committee Included one to increase the. salary of the recreation director from per year to and one to increase the salary of experi- enced instructors from per season to The Budget Committee also re- quested the town to vote to cre- ate the new posts of assistant Recreation Director, and Craft Instructor, and to allow funds for the pay to each. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH :'Mitchell' has already authorized federal agents to place several taps in antiracketeering investi- gations. This was done under the Crime ControlLaw passed by Congress last June, which requires the agents to obtain court warrants before the listen- ing devices may be installed. Mitchell announced last month that he would use the new sur- veillance power, which the John- son Administration refused to employ on the ground that it might create a climate of fear about government eavesdrop- ping. The number and types of eavesdropping devices that have been planted so far is not known. Mitchell is known to have authorized taps in internal se- curity cases as well as anti- racketeering investigations, but not in criminal cases that do not involve suspects believed to be crime "syndicate" members. No listening devices have yet been planted under a provision of the new law that allows fed- eral officials to eavesdrop for up to 48 hours without a court order in emergency situations. The Justice Department is drafting guidelines to regulate the installation of these emer- gency taps. Mitchell has passed the word that none may be planted without his prior ap- proval. The Attorney General and Nixon discussed the crime prob- lem in a White House meeting with the Executive Committee of the National Association at Attorneys General, which opened its midwinter meeting here today. Later it was announced that. Mitchell and Arthur J. Sills of New Jersey, the association president, would work out tht details of a liaison office to be established in the Justice De- partment to coordinate federal and state legal activities. By CLAUDETTE DUROCHER the aldermen filled a vacancy and created another among their ranks last night as they pro- moted Ward 3 Alderman Ber- trand J. Bouchard to alderman- at-large on a second ballot. A new ward. 3 alderman will be elected by the aldermen at their next meeting Feb. 25. Bouchard replaces Paul J. Roussel who resigned Nov. 26. Other nominees for the post Included Joseph A. Solito, 35 Newburgh Road, a newcomer to city politics; former Alderman- at-Large Donald R. Hardy; and Alfred A. Arel, a former alder- man-at-large who also served a stint as recreation director in the Park Recreation depart- ment. On the first ballot, Bouchard got six yotes, one short of the majority needed. Solito received one; Hardy, five; and Arel, one. Alderman Richard P, Joyce proved the pivotal point in the election when he shifted from Solito to Bouchard on the second ballot. There were no other switches. Voting for Hardy we're Alder- men-at-Large Arthur H. Jean, John V. Chesson, Maurice L. Bouchard, Francis LaFlamme, and Alderman Donald L. Ethier. Bouchard backers were Alder- man-at-Large Maurice L. Arel, Aldermen Charles E. Theroux, Robert A. Dion, Barry L. Ce- rier, Raymond L. Bechard, Leo H. Coutermarsh and Joyce. Arel's sole supporter was Al- derman Edmond A. Dionne who also had nominated him. Nominating Bouchard was Dion. Hardy was nominated by Chesson and Solito by Joyce. In setting the date for the elec- tion of Bouchard's successor as ward 3 alderman, the board dis- regarded the new alderman-at- large's wishes. He wanted to delay the elec- tion for a month, saying ward 8 had a long list of potential can- didates and sufficient time should be taken to consider them carefully. Among ward notables he tick- BERTRAND J. BOUCHARD ed off were its three state rep- resentatives, Agenor Belcourt, Roland H. LaPlante and Romeo R. Lesage. Other potential candidates named by Bouchard were for- mer Alderman-at-Large Gerard J. Gauthier; former Aldermen Gerard Charest and James H. Larrabee; Library Trustee Frank B. Clancy; Nashua Hous- ing Commissioner Noel E. Plan- te; Arthur Olsson; Douglas D. Robertson, former chairman of the Republican city committee; lawyer Sherman Hdrton; and Jo- seph M. Kerrigan, a lawyer who most recently served as chair- man of a group pushing the. manager-council form of govern- ment, for Nashua. Dion made the motion to have Bouchard's replacement elected at the next meeting. Joyce sec- onded. Joyce noted that he thought two weeks would be enough time for interested candidates to ap- proach the aldermen. LaFlamme, who was attend- ing the board meeting after be- ing absent for more than a month because of a back ail- ment, said the vacancy would be advertised through the newi media. This would serve, he said, to alert any potential candidates about the vacancy and they would make themselves known to the aldermen in short order. At the end of his remarks, Dion's motion was put to tht vote and unanimously sup- ported. vAt the start of the meeting, the aldermen had accepted Bou- chard's resignation. The city charter requires that an alder- man resign to be voted to an- other post. A move to schedule a date for an election to choose his suc- cessor was delayed until after Bouchard was sworn in as the new at-large member. Cuba Facilitates Return Of Hijacked Airliners York Tlmtl Newi WASHINGTON Cuba has complied with a United States proposal designed to facilitate the return of passengers aboard air- planes hijacked to Havana, the State Department announced today. The Cuban action, which speed- ed the return to Miami of 111 pas- sengers aboard a hijacked East- ern Airlines. DC-8, was welcomed as "a good step in the right di- rection" by harassed officials here seeking ways to stop air- plains from being diverted to Cuba by armed passengers. But Robert J- McCloskey, the State Department spokesman, said Premier Fidel Castro's re- gime had not yet moved to remedy the "core of the prob- lem" the return of the hijack- er for prosecution. The number of international commercial airlines hijacked to Cuba this year rose to 15 yester- day as five armed young men City Tackles Snow Removal Task; Schools Reopen; Activities Resume forced a twin jet DC-9 of the Venezuelan Aeropostal Airline to fly to Santiago De Cuba. Tht plane with 88 passengers aboard was en route from Maracaibo to Caracas, the Venezuelan capital. The rate of hijacking, which of- ficials are referring to now as "an has risen sharply from a total of 20 scheduled com- mercial airliner! diverted to Cuba during all of last year. Police Officer Killed in Crash FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) The death of Farmington Police Officer Louis Sheets, 29, today brought the state's highway fa- tality toll for the year to 21. State police said Sheets died In a Rochester hospital from in- juries suffered in a crash In Farmington Tuesday night. Sheets was driving his police cruiser on Route 11 and rammed into a dump truck with a snowplow that was backing Into a driveway. Telegraph Vol.l, No 1 Sought for Centennial The Nashua Telegraph ti continuing its search for Vol. No. 1 published on a Monday March 1, 1869. The first copy Is needed la conjunction with a speekl edi- tion marking the Telegraph's UOta anniversary as a dally newspaper. It will be pub- lished In the spring. The Telegraph will pay for the first copy In perfect condition which Is brought into Its newsroom, 60 Mala Street. It will be on display during Its centennial year. Highlights at the 100th anniversary cele- bration will be open house and dedication of Its new pro- duction facility on Pearsoa Avenue, In the rear of Its Main Street plant. Other photos and stories which residents may feel have special significance to the newspaper's hundred year roundup, will be considered for publication. AH materials loaned for such use will be safeguarded and returned. The Telegraph, both weekly and daily, have been pub- ished continuously since Oct. 20, 1832. ATAy Classifieds 25 31, 32, 33 30 Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Hal Boyle Lawrence 4 Nashua Scene 4 Obituaries I 25 Pearson Sports Suburban News Sulzburger Taylor Television Theaters 4 18, 17 14 5 f 17 30 Dr. Thosteson 29 Weather 2 Wicker 5 BILLS ARE A PAIN M5T A. B. 0. JIEr.P TOD GET OUT OF DEBT BY CONSOMDATINO TOUR BILLS PAST DUE OK NOT. TOI1 OAJi AVOID MffiATj AO TI05JS DUNS LETTERS AND THREATENING PHONE CALLS. NOT A LOAN HO SECURITY NO CO-SIGNEES IT TOD OWE PAT AS LOW A8 IIS WEEKLY JZS WEEKLY IJS WEEKLY CALL OB WHITE TODAY For o! Mind Tomorrow 1271 Elm St 669.5161 Boom Iflll 92 St. Nmhllt MM 737 ANCHOR BUDGET CONSULTANTS Komi! or Ollict ippoiaUninti ArrtniM By JOHN HARRIGAN With a warm spell following on the heels of last weekend's heavy storm, Nashua today is re- turning to normal, with traffic moving slowly and area business- es for the most part operating again. Police chief Paul Tracy says that in general the traffic situa- tion is good, although the depart- ment had to erect a few "no parking" signs on some snow- clogged streets. He said the police had littlt trouble with abandoned cars during and after the storm. towed about six he savs, "but people read the Telegraph article and cooperated by leav- ing their names and addresses with us so they could be notified if.the car was in the way." Caution Urged Police advise extreme caution for drivers while snow-removal operations are under way, adding 1hat the huge piles of snow throughout the city make teeing other vehicles difficult. The de- partment also announced that businesses forced to pile snow on corners after the sform were asked to eliminate the obstruc- tion. The Department of Public Works reports most Nashua street! are cleared, and mat all are at least open to traffic. They announce they will begin clearing Main Street tonight. As for rubbish pickups, the de- partment reports that Wednesday collections were being picked up today and, the regular schedule Will be adhered to through tht rest of the week. Monday and Tuesday pickups will remain uncollected until next Monday and Tuesday. Anyone wishing to dispose of accumulated debris may take it to the Lincoln Park land fill site off Coliseum Avenue. No Injuries Nashua Postmaster Evelyn C. Early said there have been no storm-connected injuries in tht postal department. She requested that area residents clear and sand approaches to mail boxes. Boston postal officials said yes- terday that 129 carriers in the Boston postal district have been disabled in falls since Sunday's storm, including one who suf- fered a broken leg. The depart- ment refuses deliveries in that district If passageways are not cleared of snow and ice. State Deaths State-wide, the death toll that devastated New Hampshire to- day stood at eight. The latest victims have been Identified as Laurence Fahey, 42, of Twin Mountain, and Ja'mes Rash, 70, of Hinsdale, who died while clearing snow at his houst Tuesday. In other storm related news, the state was digging its way back to normal. State Police re- ported all major highways were clear.. Gov. Walter Peterson congrat- ulated public works employes Custom Framing by Experts at reasonable rates plus Green Stamps at Nashua Wallpaper Co. W. Pearl St. 882-9491 Open Thurs. nights 'til FREE CHECKING for Junior Senior Citizens NASHUA TRUST COMPANY MEMBER I. I. 0. around the state who toiled two days to clear the roads. The most complimentary note comes from. House Speaker Cobleigh of Nashua. He said New Hampshire ap- parently was better off than some thought. He said he was forced to drive home from Bos- ton Tuesday and had a hard time of it on Massachusetts highways. Cobleigh said as soon as ht reached the New Hampshire line the roads opened up. City Revaluation Project Starts The long-awaited city-wide prop- erty revaluation has started. Robert Patten, eastern repre- sentative of the Coie, Layer Trumble company of Portland, Me., said field work began today with measurements of commercial properties in the downtown area. He said the planned house-to- house inspections will be delayed until snow conditions improve. The appraisal firm has set up office In City Hall. Dominic D'An- ton) has been named field super- visor for the project. FUEL OIL SAVE MORE With LORDEN OIL CO. INC. ftmlnt ind lurrouil Unscheduled Exhibit The tall cone of an evergreen layered with snow forms an artistic exhibition outside the Arts and Science Center on East Pearl St. The artist, known only as Mr. Northeaster, appropriately accentuated the focal point of his composition with compJetntntary touches of white on building; and I J
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