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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 7, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today's Chuckle Sign outside ft restaurant: "Don't ttartd outside and be miserable come inside and get fee up." Nashua ...1969 Tin ftbgraph'i 100th Ytor As A Doily Newjpopet... Weather Cloudy, Mild Tonight Fair, Colder Tuesday FULL REPORT ON PAGE TWO VOL. 101 NO. 32 bttblldMd ti Wwkly October Ittt bcarpanted u a Dally Much NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, MONDAY, APRIL 7, 1969 Second Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N. H. 18 PAGES Price TEN CENTO Nashuans caster Sunday Stroll Nashua area residents celebrated Easter Sunday yesterday with the their new finery. In the panel at right, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Levesque, traditional Easter parade. Though the day did get off to a dismal start, 66 Amherst St., (at far stroll with their children Richard, 8, skies cleared providing for an enjoyable walk. In the far left photo, Mr. Shari, 6, and Lori, 2. Leading Richard and Shari is their uncle, George arci tak? their darter, Kelly, for her first Easter Levesque, (second from (Telegraphotos-Andruskevich) stroll. Children in the center photo are in a jubilant mood as they display Governor Term Tops State Agenda Gets New Heart HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) Doctors at St. Luke's Epis- copal Hospital started an operation at 7 a. m. CST. today to replace the mechanical heart implanted in Haskell Karp 47, with a human one. before the Lawrence Woman Donor A spokesman for the hospital said the donor was a 40-year-old Lawrence, Mass., widow who had suffered irreversible brain damage after she was flown to Houston this morning. Lawrence General Hospital Identified the donor as Barbara Ewan. An artificial heart was im- planted in Karp's chest on April The spokesman said he had no Idea how long the operation would take. "I would guess several but this is only a .guess. -This it the first time we've had this he said. Karp, who was able to drink water Sunday and was being fed Intravenously, was listed in sat- City Teachers Meet Tuesday To Ratify Pact The Nashua Teachers Union hat called a meeting for teacheri Tuesday afternoon to ratify a con- tract recently negotiated with a Board of Education committee. Teachers are to meet in the Nashua High School eafetorium at After its acceptance by the teachers, the contract will be submitted to the entire Board of Education for its formal ap- proval. A union spokesman said details of the contract will be made pub- lic only after the contract if ratified. isfactory condition operation. But a spokesman said earlier that the eight-ounce plastic heart was designed only to keep a patient alive until a human heart donor could be found. Mrs. Ewan was transferred to Houston at the request of one of her three daughters, Carol Burns of Lawrence, who accom- panied her mother to Houston. Mrs. Burns asked that her mother be transferred in re- sponse to Mrs. Karp's plea for a donor. A potential donor was en- route to the hospital from Cleve- land, Tex., Friday night but died of a blood clot just a few blocks from the medical center. Complications prevented use of that heart, the spokesman laid. The mechanical heart was im- planted in Karp's chest by Dr. Cooley after he determined that a severely damaged heart chamber could not be repaired. Cooley said earlier he thought the artificial heart could func- tion well for a month, but hoped it would be needed no longer than a week or 10 days. CONCORD, N. H. (AP) The New Hampshire Legislature begins its 15th week of the 1969 session Tuesday with a workload ranging from measures dealing with four year terms for governor to the killing of deer. The. Senate Finance Committee .recommends ing passage of the so-called in Packaging" Bill. Single System It would bring almost all ol the sta te's smaller communities under a single state system of regulations on weights and measures. It comes up for a vote Wednesday. Also on Wednesday, the Sen- ate will deliberate whether an Nashua Officials To Hear Results Of Traffic Study Representatives of the Bruce Campbell Associates, a traffic consultants firm, will present their findings for a five-year TOPICS program at a meeting Thursday night in City Hall. The firm has been studying Nashua's traffic problems since last fall. Invited to attend the session are the Board of Aldermen; fire and police officials; citizens ad- visory committee; Planning Board; members of the Cham- ber of Commerce committee; and state highway officials. The meeting will be held In the ward room starting at Elmlra, N.Y. newspaper compo- sitor is to be paid for his ex- penses in a suit involving the New Hampshire sweepstakes. Anthony Fabrizzio was tried on federal gaming charges for bringing sweepstakes tickets to New York State. He was ac- quitted. The measure would pay his court expenses. The Senate Fi- nance Committee report on it is split. Another split report comes from he Senate Judiciary Com- mittee. It deals with four-year terms for governor with election on non-presidential election years.'That rheasure also comes to the floor Wednesday. Two bills dealing with educa- tion come up for a vote on the floor of the House Tuesday. The House Education Commit-' tee is recommending they be re- ferred committees for more study. One bill would set up grants for school districts for teachers salaries. Another would set up a fund for textbooks to be shared by Pelham Town Hall Site of 'Sit-In' all private and public schools. The committee, meanwhile, is recommending passage of a measure that would set up a statewide program of testing school children to help set up educational programs. It carries an appropriation of It comes up for a vote Wednesday. Also up for action Wednesday Is a bill which would make it illegal to hunt deer with any rifle except one which had a telescopic sight. The Fish and Game Committee says the bill should be killed. The House Ways and Means Committee, meanwhile, has turned thumbs' down on two tax bills, one to raise the motor fuel tax, the other to give tax incen- ives for commercial and Indus- trial growth. These come to the floor Tuesday. The Executive Departments Committee Is recommending passage of a measure that would set up a Department of Corrections and another which would restructure the Depart- ment of Resources and Econo- mic Development. They also come up Tuesday. Two bills aimed at improving the economic potential of Lake Sunapee and Mt. Sunapee State Park have emerged from the House Resources Committee with recommendations to pass. One would upgrade the water classification of the lake. If it Is enacted, discharge of treated water or sewage into the lake would be prohibited. The second measure is for a study of the area's potential to be made available for the leg- islature. Action on both proposals is ex- pected Wednesday. Dover Fatality Increases State Road Toll to 33 DOVEH, N.H. (AP) Dean Towle, 34, of Rolljnsford, was killed Sunday when the car ht was driving rammed into guardrails along the Uttleworth Road Bridge near the Dover In- dustrial Park here. He was alone-in the car, po- lice said.' His death brought New Hamp- shire's highway fatality toll for the year to 33. By MARIANNE THOMPSON PELHAM Ninety residents staged a one-hour "sit-In" in the Pelham Town Hall Friday night after being denied a public hear- ing on their petition opposing an apartment complex. They were in- formed that Town Counsel David Hamblett had that day ruled the well-advertised hearing illegal. Upon receipt of the ruling, Haven Strout, Chairman of the Board of Adjustment, met with Selectman Chairman Albert Noh'n, who represents the Board of Se- lectmen on the Adjustment Board, and they decided there was no way of notifying the petitioners of the last-minute cancellation. So they decided to meet with the group and read the counsel's let- ter. Strout, along with-Board of Ad- justment Secretary Fabian Chais- Hussein to Meet With Nixon On Mid-East Big Four Talks Opening Friday, 11 The Temporary Quarters of Burque Jewelers at 89 West Pearl St. former Perrault Smith furniture store Information on watchet and jewelry being repaired will be available then. PIZZA by Charles Famous thru out New England 147 W. PEARL ST. Finest in Pizzas Grinders (all varieties) Regular Charles SPECIAL PIZZA TUESDAY OO ONLY Telephone 889-454? Open II AM to 2 AM Man. thru Sat. Sundays 3 PM to MidniU By DENNIS NEELD Lebanon (AP) King Hussein, who has steered Jordan through 16 years of war and peril, is going to Washing- ton tks week to ask President Nixon to do all he can to smooth the course of the Big Four talks on the Middle East. Hussein pins Ms hopes for peace on Die talks that tile Unit- ed States, the Soviet Union, Britain arid France opened in New York last week. The young monarch feels that continuing tension in his area can only serve Soviet purposes. One of the most flexible and pro-Western of Arab leaders, Hussein rules an embattled land shorn of its richest province and overcrowded with embittered refugees. Because of the refugees, Jor- dan has become (he main base BILLS ARE A PAIN IET A. B. 0. HELP TOD GET OUT OF DEBT BT CONSOLIDATING TOUR PAST_ JDTJE_ _OB NOT. JALLS. 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But his position is too precarious for him to make a unilateral settle- ment, and for the same reason the concessions he can make are limited. The guerrillas reject any solu- tion that provides for the contin- ued existence of Israel. They have no illusions about Hus- sien's desire for peace. con, read the ruling to those who had gathered at the appointed hour and advised them that hearing would be held. Nolin was not present. Reaction was swift, and in a short time Selectman Leonard Philbrick arrived. Philbrick, who had just returned from a three-week vacation on the West Coast, had not been notified of counsel's ruling. He took over the "hot seat" from Strout and Chiasson and fielded questions from the petitioners for 45 minutes. At that point, the irate residents, a larger group than had attended the first session of the annual school district meeting, decided to stay at the Town Hall until the other Selectmen arrived to "hold the meeting we had asked Selectman Philbrick attempted to contact Chairman Nolin but was unable to do so. Finally Select- man Stephen Hobidoux, who also had not been notified of the ruling, was reached.- The scheduled start of the hear- ing had been at p.m. It was at that the residents their decision to "sit in" until the other Selectmen arrived. Robi- doux reached the Town Hall at and the discussion resumed. Robidoux suggested that petitioners send a representative body to meet with the Board of Selectmen Tuesday night. Asked if legal counsel would be present, the Selectmen replied they would try to obtain counsel, but there may be difficulties on such short notice. Regan and Powers urged that the group accept the Selectmen's offer and the petitioners quietly left the building at U p.m. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH McCormack Prods Nixon By WILLIAM F. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON (AP) House Speaker John W. McCormack, D-Mass., prodded the Nixon ad- ministration today to speed up its recommendations to Con- gress. Emphasizing that he meant no criticism of Nixon, Me-. Cormack said in a statement that Congress and the new Pres- ident "can best act by the exec- utive expediting messages and reports as quickly as possible." Without mentioning criticism of Congress for haying done lit- tie during its first three months in session, McCormack said that to date the legislative branch "has made fine progress." "As a practical he said, "it Is exceedingly difficult for the leadership in Congress to formulate a legislative program and timetable until it has before it those recommenda- tions which the President has- to submit to the Congress." McCormack's prod came on the heels of a weekend state- ment by Rep. Wilbur D. Mills that his House Ways and Means Committee will start writing tax reform legislation before the .end of the month even if Nixon hasn't submitted his own pro- posals. Mills, D-Ark., is chairman of the committee, which handles; all tax legislation. Nixon reportedly has toll leaders of both the House ani Senate that he hopes to present his budget recommendation! and some other major legisla- tive proposals soon after Con- gress returns from its current Easter vacation a week from to- day. McCormack said he made his observations "in the spirit oil having close coordination be- tween the Congress and Presi- dent Nixon." Duting the first three months of the new Congress in 1967, added, Johnson sent 23 mes- sages dealing with major legis- lation. Eleven messages have been sent to Congress by President Nixon since he took office on Jan. 20, McCormack noted, and only eight of them included leg islative recommendations. Abby Classifieds 8 14, 15, 16, 17 Comics Cook Crossword Editorial Financial Hal Boyle Lawrence 14 Obituaries Pearson Sports Suburban Newi Taylor Television Theaters Dr. Thosteson 8 Weather 1 12, U 10, 11 9 14 Easter Sunrise Service in Saigon SEE THE 4 MOST WANTED MEN IN THE MERRIMACK VALLEY ON PAGE GI's of the 199th Light Infantry Divi- sion receive a blessing from Chaplain Ed- dison F. Burleson during an Easter sun- rise service at Firebase Claudette, 17 miles southwest of Saigon. The men of the firebase, charged with the protection of Saigon, keep their weapons handy during the service. (AP Wirephoto) WALLPAPER SALE Save up to 50% on new IMt patterns Nashua Wallpaper Co. 121 W. Pearl St. 882-MH Open Thurs. nights 'til Get out of the rut. Get FREE CHECKING at Nashua Trust. Groovy. 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