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   Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 2, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire                               Today's Chuckle There's a psychiatrist who has discovered a new type of shock treat- ment. He sends his bill in advance. Nashua Celeq ...194f flu Ttltfroph'i 100th As A Doily Weather Cloudy, Cool Tonight Cloudy, Mild Saturday FULL REPORT ON PAGI TWO VOL. 101 NO. 53 EsMblished it i Weekly October SO, 1MJ Incorporated ai t Daily March 1, UN NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, FRIDAY, MAY CliM PiM At Ntihua, N. H. 20 PAGES Price TEN CENTI Mayor To Gut School Funds By CLAUDKTaE DUBOCHEB Where the schopl budget Will be cut, if it is to be cut tt all, remained undecided after a nearly three-hour budget review by the aldermen last night. Mayor Dennis J. Sullivan wound up the rev tew at the school and athletic budgets by declaring he sM panned to reduce the department's appropriations by be- cause I know it's in there somewhere. Remains Blank In the school budget sheets he distributed last night, Sullivan left blank the column reserved for appropriations he would allow against requests made. At the end of the hearing, which fea- tured a free-wheeling discussion on a variety of items, the ap- propriations column was still blank. The board is asking for million to run the school system this year which is more than appropriated last year. Of the total Increase, is for wage increases and addi- tional personnel and is for Increases in items related to maintenance, equipment and serv- ices. This is exclusive of the school athletic budget for which 406 is asked. Last year, was allowed for the athlelic pro- gram. Sullivan late last week asked the board in a letter to cut 000 from its budget in order to lower the tax rate. He suggested that the board reconsider in par- ticular a raise granted to School Supt. Edmund M. Keefe French Will Elect Leader On June I PARIS French Cab- inet today set June 1 as the date for Ihe firsl round of voling in the election to name President Charles tie Gaulle's successor. If no candidate gets'a majori- ty on the first round, the two top men will compete in a runoff election June 15. Georges Pompidou of the Gaullists is the only announced candidate so far and the favor- ite to replace. .the general he served for six years as premier. Al least three men are compet- ing for .the Socialist nomination, a Communist candidate is like- ly, and there probably will be other entries also. All candidates must submit their petitions by midnight May 13. The campaign officially opens May 17. ary as of Sept. 1 to Commenting on the mayor'i request, Dr. Norman W. Crisp, presidenl of Ihe Board of Educa- tion, said Ihe board had snenl i Jol of time planning its educa- tional program and that budget represented the bare min- imum needed. And, he noted, the mayor arid the aldermen have the privilegt and bear the responsibility for making budget-cuts. Speaking on the same point, Mrs. Margaret Flynn said 17 per cent ol Ihe school budget goes .toward salaries Of teachers and administrators. Increases in the salary sched- ules for leachers 'and admin- istrators, she said, must be al- lowed to meet competition. "If you don't meet competi- she warned, "your system is going to slip." Mrs. Flynn added lhat taking from the remaining U per cent of the budget would mean affecting such "bread and butter items" as heating, elec- tricity, janitor supplies. Sullivan dwelt at length on the raise given Keefe. He felt a raise would have been sufficient for Keefe and that the raise granted set a bad precedent for bargan- ing with the teachers. Procedures used in setting sala- ries for school personnel were outlined by Mrs. Flynn. Accepted Scales Just as the other departments have the Yarger classification plan to set wages for municipal employes, she explained, school boards have certain accepted scales, for setting the'salaries oY teachers and administrators. On the bachelor's track, she said, Ihe accepted scale calls for the teacher on the top step of the bachelor's traclf to-be earning 1.5 to two times more that the teacher on the first step. Nashua, Mrs. Flynn said, has been conservative and held to the 1.5 ratio. The administrators' salaries, she said, are then predicated on the teacher's salary schedules. The national average, she said, calls for the superintendent to earn twice as much as the highest paid MAYOR .PLANS 1 Peace Is Stressed In Soviet May Day By HENRY KAMM New York Times News Service MOSCOW The Soviet Union celebrated May Day yesterday without brandishing its missiles and tanks and with a reaffirma- tion of its declared readiness to sellle outstanding disputes by negotiation. In Ihe first May Day demon- stration since World War II wilhoul military participation, Leonid I. Brezhnev, general sec- retary of the Communist Party, made the traditional address from atop Lenin's tomb on Red Square. In recent years, the speech has been delivered by Ihe de- fense minister and followed by a roaring and rumbling display of (he latest heavy weaponry and military equipment across the vast square. Brezhnev's 20-minute speech stressed the theme of ihe Soviet Union's willingness for peaceful coexistence with all countries. The party leader mentioned the world's danger zones and trou- ble spots only lo declare Ihe Soviet Union's solidarity with its allies and ils willingness lo sel- tle all conflicts by conferences. The speech contained no di- rect denunciation of the United Stales, West Germany or Israel, which ordinarily are targets of verbal attack in Soviet foreign policy pronouncements. Wins Applause While stressing Moscow's peaceful intentions, Brezhnev did not, however, overlook the KUHLS MARINE PRODUCTS Available at Nashua Wallpaper Co. 129 W. Pearl St. 882-9491 Olien I'll. K'lglit' "W theme of military preparedness. He won his firsl applause from the crowd by referring to the Soviet Union's "mighty armed forces" as the guardians of "the peaceful labor of the Soviet peo- ple." Standing to Brezhnev's right on the mausoleum of reddish marble was a long line of be- medaled marshals and generals headed by Marshal Andrei A. Grechko, the defense minister. The theme suggested to dip- lomatic observers a Soviel ef- fort to present an image of peaceful intentions and harmony among political and military leaders of the Soviet Union. The peaceable image of the Soviet Union suffered great damage, even within Ihe Com- munist movemenls, in last Aug- ust's Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia. The subsequent efforts to sellle the resulting political difficulties in the occu- pied counlry, have stirred ru- mors that the military is gaining a commanding posilion in the inlernM political balance of power. The sudden cancellation of the military parade early last month, aflcr rehearsals for it had already begun, suggested to some observers thai it was a move by .the political leader- ship to deal a public blow to the prestige of the military. Other, more cautious, analysis found no evidence for this, and today's demonstration but- tressed their case. Activities at Pork Greeley Park, a place to go on a nice day, a place to lie on the grass and talk or catch up on some studying This setting was disturbed, yesterday.by the wail of police sirens on Concord Street near the park. In lower photo, Officer Frank Urban shakes down a carload ol youngsters for a pellet gun they report- edly were carrying. The youths were later released. (Telegraphotos Har- rigan) 168 Persons Of Trespassing at Harvard CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Fines of ?20, Ihe maximum un- der Ihe law, were levied Thurs- day against 168 persons, con- victed of trespass in the inva- sion and takeover of University Hall at Harvard April 9. District Court Judge M. Ed-' ward Viola, who presided al the three-day trial of 172 of those arrested in the invasion, contin- ued two cases for disposiliori and acquitted two of the defend- ants. He freed Jose A. Gomez-I- banez and David Rothney, both Harvard students, ruling it was not established they were inside Ihe building. Most of those convicted ap- pealed, and were released in per- sonal recognizance of 5100 each for Superior Court trial May 12. But 26 of the defendants paid the fines. The defendants, who during the three days of trial were warned frequently ihey could face contempt charges for hiss- ing and loud laughing at testi- mony of witnesses, were brought into the courtroom in detachments of 10 to hear the findings and the penalties. While waiting their turn the defendants, most of them Har- vard sludenls, crowded Ihe City's Board Delays Action On Rubbish Collection Bids The aldermanic finance com- miltee opened bids for contract- Ing the municipal rubbish col- lections to private firms last night but deferred an award until cosl account figures of the present system can be analyzed for com- parative purposes. Submilling bids for the three- year contract were Earl's Rub- bish Disposal Inc., Hudson, 000, and Stanley P. Roketcnelz Jr., Woburn, Mass., Earl's would make a al- lowance to take over the city's seven rubbish disposal, tracks. Roketenetz's firm, a subsidiary Naval Shipyard To Lay Off 200 BOSTON 200 workers at the Portsmouth, N.H., Naval Shipyard will be laid off sometime near the end of July, 'a Navy spokesman says. At the Boston Naval Shipyard 70 workers will receive termina- tion notices, but most of these men can continue to work at Ihe yard in other departments, the spokesman said. What's So Special About FREE CHECKING NASHUA TRUST? minimum balance if you're under 65 and NONE if you're over. That's what! Member, F.D.l.C. .of the North East Disposal Co., would allow for the tracks whose manufacture year range from 1958 to 1962. Travis Petty said estimated cosls for (lie 19SS rubbish collec- tion syslem amounted to less overhead. Of this amount, he said, equipment depreciation could be considered high. Pelty said eslimaled. costs for 1968 rubbish collection system amounted to less over- head. Of. this amount, he equipment depreciation could be considered-high. He said the department re- cently adopted new rubbish col- lection procediu'es and these costs have not been fully analyzed yet. The contract permits adjust- ments in the second and third years to reflect increases in the number of houses to be serviced. Aldermanic President Maurice L. Arel moved thai Ihe committee meet with Felly and the DPW cost accountant to thoroughly consider operation costs of the present system. The entire Board of Aldermen will be.invited to the session. Among other bids opened were those for two power sweepers and a tractor loader and back- hoe, all for the DPW; loam to landscape the Lincoln sanitary landfill area per the'agreement signed with the Lincoln Park As- sociation; envelopes for Ihe tax collector's office; plumbing at Holmnn Stadium, tar, and anhy- drous ferric chloride.______ Tax Problems? Bookkeeping and Accounting Services Fred Ackley 883-3912 courthouse corridor, singing civ- il rights songs. Long hair and. boards were common among the males, many of whom appeared in dun- garees and sandals. James Donnelly, a defense lawyer, in his final arguement brought up the subject of stu- dent unrest, and president.Nix- on's comments on it, and said, "that's the issue here today." "No, it Judge Viola shot back, "the issue is tres- passing. Whatever Nixon said, or (former President Lyndon B.) Johnson said, or anyone else said, has-nothing to do: with what's going oh here today." Judge Viola Iwice declined ,to dismiss the cases, first al Ihe request of the Harvard faculty which'voted to request dismiss- al, and.again on motions of de- fense counsel at the end of the state's case. University Hall was invaded April 9. by some 200 persons, mosl of them students led by Students for a Democratic' So- ciety (SDS) in a demonstration demanding immediale expulsion of ROTC from Harvard, and an end lo Harvard expansion pro- grams. Early the nexl morning the Harvard administration called in police, and some 4M officers, half of them state troopers, moved into Harvard Yard about 5 a.m. hall was cleared In 10 minutes and those inside werf arrested. other persons are await- ing trial, not only for trespass, but also on other charges In- cluding assaults on police offi- cers. Johnson Quits Selectman's Post In Londonderry LONDONDERRY Albert A. Johnson, chairman of the Board of Selectmen, lias resigned his post, effective yesterday. His letter staled in part, "In- asmuch as the increased re- quirements of my employment are incompatible with the time requirements of my duties as selectman, and' whereas I can- not consider' holding the office without completely satisfying' to the best 'of my ability, all its re- quirements, I hereby tender my rosifiiMlion." Tho oilier board inemlwrs are Selectmen Charles DeCalb and Forest KifflbalL Plan To Squeeze More Revenue From By Adolphe V. Bernotas CONCORD, N. H. (AP) Senate Finance Committee Chairman George Oilman wants to squeeze the head tax until it yields more.than million for the state's "most urgent" needs. Offers Amendment He made the proposal Thurs- day in ah amendment to the House-passed bill that continues the current levy, re-enacted since 1951 as a "temporary" The measure is now in the Senate's Ways and Means Com- mittee. In a -letter to Ways and Means Chairman William Gove, R-Concord, Oilman stressed that his proposal would be limited to one year. It-would tax those aged 18 to 65 a total of per year, pay- in three instalments. It would also impose a !50 tax on all corporations and busi- nesses. The Farmington Republican estimated the yield would be million for the General Fund and J1.85 million to local communities. Oilman said the need for rev- enue is "most with ad- ditional funds required for .vo- cational rehabilitation, educa- tion of handicapped children, slate employe pay boosts and the "proper funding of the Uni- versity of New Hampshire sys- tem and our technical and vo- cational schools" as well as the usual administrative agencies and welfare. "I he added, "that more leadership has not been exercised" in pointing out the needs and finding revenue to cover them. Meanwhile, the House Ways and .Means Committee is con-, sidering a subcommittee's pro- posal of a 5 per cent income tax in New Hampshire, the only state without a so-called broad- based tax on either all sales or all incomes. The full committee wiil con- sider the sevenTinember study group's recommendation next Thursday. House Speaker. Marshall Cob- leigh set May 14 for a show- down vole on the House floor. The levy would yield ?52 mil- lion a year with 80 per cent of the revenue sent to local communities and the rest re- tained by the .state government for its revenue needs. The subcommittee rejected several other proposed broad- based tax plans including a sales tax and a combination Open House At City Greenhouse An open house at the Park- Recreation department green- house at Grceley Park will be observed May 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. Park Supt. Edwin Schroeder said the open house was planned to allow the public an opportunity to view operations of the mu- nicipal facility and to get ac- quainted with nursery activities conducted by Hie department. tales-income tax package be- cause "in our carefully weighed opinion, these bills do not ac- complish what we wish to ac- complish, for Ihe people." The subcommillee described ils amended version of Ihe in- come bill as being "fair, equit- able and adequate to meet the unfunded essential needs of Ihe state." Exemptions are arranged so that a family of four earning annually would pay no stale income lax. The levy would be applied to the adjusted gross income as defined for fed- eral tax purposes. The bill abolishes a variety of taxes including those on inven- tory, interest and dividends, machinery, poultry, and stud horses and jackasses. The study group attacked the current taxing structure as be- ing unfair to the elderly, work- ing men, small shopekeepers, businesses, farmers, wage earn- ers, and some children. In other legislative develop- ment: Both legislators and Uni- versity of New Hampshire stu- denls have picked up criticism Sen. James Koromilas, R- Dover. Koromilas told his colleagues Thursday the legislature over- reacted when a group of stu- dents marched on the Stale House last Week demanding the state enact a gradualed income tax. But he then criticized the stu- dents for their failure lo appear al a hearing on a proposed con- stitutional amendment that would permit the legislature to enact a graduated income tax. The amendment, sponsored by KoromilaSi' was heard before Tax the House Constitutional Revi- sion Committee Wednesday. It passed the Senate several weeki ago by a .15-8 roll call vote. Meanwhile, Sen. Laurier La- montagne, D-Berlin, said he will seek to place a footnote in the UNH budget that will prevent the school trom raising its tui- tion. He will not seek any addition- al revenue for the university to compensate for the money that might have been gained, he said. "They can cut back in other areas." he added. In Senate action: The upper chamber gave Us approval to a House-passed bill that increases (he registra- tion fee for a lobbyist from Jill to ?25. The Senate killed a House- passed bill aimed at revising the makeup of the state's Coun- cil on Resources and Develop- ment. It was explained Gov. Walter Peterson's citizens task force will look into this mat- ter. In the House: A bill that would have au- thorized the state Board of Ed- ucation .to certify private kin- dergartens was killed. It passed a measure that would permit experimentation and pilot programs in bilingual education. An amended version of .t bill dealing with the state's Centralized Data Processing agency was dispatched to the Appropriations Committee. Another measure sent to the Appropriations Committee relates to reasonable compensa- tion of attorneys who represent indigent defendants in criminal cases. Varied Fighting Hits Middle East By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A squad of Arab saboteurs from Jordan attacked an Israeli army emplacement today, there were skirmishes on Ihe border of Lebanon and Cairo reported cannonading along the Suez Ca- nal. A military spokesman in Tel Aviv said two soldiers were killed and three were wounded in the saboteur attack near El Hamma on the Yarmuk River, a tributary of the Jordan south- easl of Ihe Sea of Galilee. Two saboteurs also were reported killed. The spokesman said the Ar- abs struck with grenades and light arms. At about the same time, a bomb went off in El Hamma causing serious damage to a building, the spokesman report- ed.. Farther the army an- nounced two Arab saboteurs were killed and an Israeli sol- dier was wounded in clashes on Hie Lebanese border. An army spokesman said In Cairo Israeli forces opened fire on Egyptian positions at El Tina north of El Qantara on the northern reaches of the Suez Ca- nal cease-fire line. Egyptian forces returned the fire and the exchange continued sporadical- ly foi- 3'A hours, the spokesman addtd. Egypt and Israel have swapped new claims and de- nials but have told Secretary- General U Thant Ihey are trying to limit danger to U.N. observ- ers along the canal. He had pro- tested the exchange of fire across Ihe canal endangered his observers. TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH t 4 12, 13 Abby Classifieds 'Obituaries Pearson Comics Crossword Editorial Financial Hal Boyle' Lawrence 15 Sports Suburban 7 News 4 Taylor 61 Television 8 i Theaters 10, 11 4 15 4 i Dr. Thosleson 14 Nashua Scene 41 Weather I Search Debbie Resumes New Hampshire State Police, armed than three months ago. Officials admlt- wilh long poles, probe Ihe earth on west led there were no new leads in the case, side of Route 28 in Allcnstown, as they but with the ice and snow gone, it was de- resumed Thursday search for 11-year-old cided to try again, (AP VVirephoto) Debra Lee Horn, who vanished more   

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